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LR 1 TISH BERKSHIRE SOCIETY . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1899
LR 1 TISH BERKSHIRE SOCIETY . This office is in receipt of Volume 15 Of the British Berkshire Society , which contains a list of the officers of the organization , the membership .. an , index vi ^ bi ^^^ mst ^^^^ a ^ r ^^ s ^ W ^ ! T ^ f ^^^^ j ^ ^ S ^ afeaJ ^^^^^ AJ uu uor fittpBiluigg jfrow WV ^ H &gt; 7071 aenr-imrfuues tne-pettS i &amp; si dr ^ J Bt tfliAt &amp; k of which 141 are l ^ M &amp; JmVA &amp; Ms . W / Jd &amp; b &amp;^ 3 pte rs shows the sale 7 /^ &gt;^» Si- &gt; tw 0 boars and ten j r / tf &amp; Miem ot the twelve transfers -i * A *^^ - * es lnaae t 0 Reuben Gentry , -t § P ^ r . ille , Ky . ¦ £ &amp; £ : A . W . Brauer appears to be the . Jrgest patron of the volume , followed by Lord Carnorron , . Tno . Jefferson , Seth M . Smythe , Geo . T . Tompiken , Jas . Lawrence , J . J . Morton , Ed Burlridge , J . A . Fricker , A . H . Hibbert , Lord Korthbnnrae , Rake of Wellington . G...
FINE GRAIN AND STOCK FARM . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1899
FINE GRAIN AND STOCK FARM . Hon . S . C . Wagener , Pana , 111 ., offers for sale one of the finest grain and stock farms in Illinois . The farm was fixed up for the owner s residence with no thought of selling it . The farm consists of 480 acres and 20 acres of timber . The farm is two and one-half miles southwest of Rosemond and seven miles west of Pana . Part of the farm is rolling prairie and the balance 250 acres is black loam , all well drained and no waste land on it except a couple of small ravines that can be cultivated if desired , but now used for pasture . Good orchard , feed lots , scales and plenty of shed room , two good houses , one brick , two-story house , containing 12 rooms , six closets , splendid cellar , the other a frame containing 8 rooms . All in good repair ; large barn 40 x 00 , stabling for 18 horses ; also hay barn 2 ( 5 x 40 ; corn cribs for 4 . 000 bushels of corn , granary , fowl house , wood house , hog houses , etc . KEEP YOUR SHORT-HORN C A 4 . TT...
PRESIDENT AMERICAN SOUTHDOWN ASSOCIATION . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1899
PRESIDENT AMERICAN SOUTHDOWN ASSOCIATION . There is no more familiar face to the- live stock breeders of the United States than that given below of Hon . J . H . Pickrell . The gentleman whose roilrait is given ls the president of tin * American Southdown Breeders Association . Mr . Pickrell was one of the incorporators of the American Southdown Breeders Association in 1882 , and with D . W . Smith , S . E . Prath- / er , Chas . F . Mills and other members of the original oganization bas ever since been active in promoting its usefulness . - ± - i Mr . Pickrell has been a fanct »*^ tha 4 a 4 . _ A &lt; i . udown Dreed oi sheep from his boyhood . In 1 S 44 his father , T ^ aoQ ,, Pickrell imported from England some Southdown sheep that had niiich to do in making this breed so popular in Illinois and encouraged the Illinois Importing Company in 1857 to make another importation of this favorite breed * of j SJoa sheep . , . For more than a quarter of a century Mr . d . i ^™ &am...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1899
WHOLESALE PRICES TO CONSUMERS . How we sell goods to consume ™ at wholesale prices • i is shown in Our General Catalogue ... .... AMP Buyers Guide . A book olJ ; BM &gt; pages , 16 , 000 Illustrations and 60 , 000 descriptions of the things you eat and use and wear , The Book Is Free to You . It costs 72 cents a copy to print and Bend it . W « want you to have one . Send 15 cents to partly pay postage or expressage . and well send you a copy , all charges prepaid . MONTeOMMV WARD * , CO . Ill to 120 Michigan Ave . Cot , Madison St . Chicago . Originators oi- tie 11 * 1 } Older Business-
Page 18 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1899
Buy ^ iiamp ] on __ Prize Winners . „ . „ .., „&gt;„„ £ S CT&gt; OAU. 44413 , MM ^^ M 3 M l mM « m vsl ^ S ^ ^^ i ^^^^^ ! l 1 Boars bred in America , viz : • Imported COMMANDER 46438 . DIRECTOR 27539 , a son of tlie great Longfellow l ^ - FLOSSY DUKE 37167 , by Imported Manor Poem M . 3048 o . WANTAGE KING J . H . F . 48360 , sire and dam bred in Engand . WOOD DALE STAR II . 44501 , by King Longfellow 36379 . We have th . Tops , both la Quality and Breed ^ Wrtg ^ or what jo « *«* * ,, IowB . Maple Park Herd Jersey Cattle of the Best Quality Up-tODaie Berkshire Swine reP A » n «^ Berkshire Swine of up-to-daf quality and breeding for sale at prices ^ tSZtTonlZlnteed both as to quality , breeding and price . F . J . McDONALD , Decatur , 111 . UFRnir . T^ fflSs ^ «- ^ sa «VERDICT VEnuiui . AtSWsSrrsr ^ ___ itEr SID CONGER HOP ^ BND HAS KOBE PRIZE WIKSEES , WI » S MORE PHIZES , HU &gt; MORE W 1 KSERS Barred Flynao-CLtH ROO 1 AS-SS 31 Frizes ^ „„_ . _ D SH-EH 1 F S...
Page 18 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 September 1899
rvn w WFSTON REUBEN GENTBY GEO . P . W | STON , armg Mg , r Berkshire Dep : t BILTMORE FARMS Biltmore , N . G . The home of the Oream of the Elm woodI Herd . reinforced ^ g «*&gt;| $$ a fpeefalt ? Prices reasonable . Representation fully guaranteed Also breeders of native and imported Jerseys and Standard Poultry . The American Hocne of the Golden Lad Family . . . GBO . F . WBSTONiJSupt ^ t THE SNODDY REMEDY A Positive Care and Preventive for HOG CHOLBB . A . SWINB ^ JPLAGUB Thoroughly tested and . adors . d by many Lading b Tn ^ b o n oi wltftu Particulars ... t fr .. to . 11 whe 3 S^ ia- ?««- ? ^^ Forpanlculars | ^ » REMEDY CQ . THE DR . JD n- M *^ es u Iowai or Alton . inmeu . ¦ «¦» - «•«•» - »• jammmmmt m WINBY - FARM Berkshires and Jerseys Won $ 975 . 00 in Cash ^ ifMl a record unparalleled , south ot Missouri . At Head of Bershires . Four Herd Boars ot superior quality and breeding , including Hiawatha 34245 , a litter brother to Lady Lee 50 th , the champion sow of th...
WHY PURE BREEDS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 November 1899
WHY PURE BREEDS . Notwithstanding all that has been said about the advantages accruing to the man who keeps pure bred stock it is a lamentable fact that there are but a few flocks in this country , comparatively , that are pure bred . This is true not only of the west , but of the east also . The great majority of sheep breeder * seem to Ignore the fact that the pure breefjj are more profitable ln every vayVtan common grades . It takes \ ^ y ~ less rUad to produce a hundred pounds of mu . ifm on the carcass of a pure bred sheep or of wool on Its back than it does to produce the same quantity . on a grade , and yet the grades are the « rule and pure bred flocks the exception . There Is one universal excuse for the presence of grade sheep on the farm . This is the cost of a pure bred 1 / ?! flock . This . excuse is not a valid one , for many men have spent enough money in the purchase of pure bred j * y rams to have bought the foundation ¦ * (\ a- , for a flock to take the place of th...
FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS . " f [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 November 1899
FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS . f Mr . u . A . staannrd , of Bmp . yJa , Kan ., during the eight months ending June 1 , 1899 , sold Berkshire swinefor * f cash to the value of five thousand d &lt; H- &lt; » ; lars . You can do as well by adopting : ^ . M . the .. sfl * ne honorable business methods . * - . ,..
¦ n'Ti'tr . r . T-wn 'P'Rfi'RT . 'RivrR ' [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 November 1899
¦ nTitr . r . T-wn PRfiRT . RivrR The Breeders Gazette ls the only paper in the United States that maintains a regular department devoted exclusively to the discussion of questio * v . relating to the Feeding of Anlmal |\ It is the only paper that makes a si fecialty of collecting and publishing The Experiences of Those Who Ton the Market at leading stock yards of 1 . e country . Its weekly review of the ! markets is reliable and complete . It ;) ¦ taken and read by more of the sub ; essful breeders and feeders of high clai k cattle , sheep and hogs than any otM . j paper published . Mphd The Farm Home , Springfield , II 1 VW . 25 and the Breeders Gazette and Tt i Farm Home will both be sent to you for one year .
ADVERTISING . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 November 1899
ADVERTISING . Mr . J . W . Thompson writes : Advertising is the electricity of modern business , a time and labor saver , an anniWlator of distance and the means through which a man may gain -wealth In a-few years , which formerly took a lifetime . Experimenting advertising is costly and unnecessary . In addition to what Mr . Thompson writes it-is well to remind the breeders of Jersey cattle , Berkshire swine , Southdown sheep and poultry that they can be saved from unprofitable experiments by placing their advertisements in Tho Farm Home . It is well known by well posted breeders , that The Farm Home reaches more owners and prospective buyers of Jersey cattle , Berkshire swine and Southdown sheep than any other paper pub ] -shed . Tg j results from advertising demonstn Je the fact stated above .
PRESIDENT ILLINOIS STATE DAIRYMEN'S ASSOCIATION . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 November 1899
PRESIDENT ILLINOIS STATE DAIRYMENS ASSOCIATION . The gentleman whose face appears above is well and favorably known to all interested in the dairy Industry . Mr . Geo . H . Gurler is one of the most successful dairymen ln the state and has been an active promoter of the industry he so creditably represents . „ Mr . Gurler has been President of the Illinois State Dairymen s Association for several years and under his able direction has made rapid strides in developing a greater interest in all that pertains to the production and sale of dairy products . The Illinois . State Dairymen s Asso elation has for the past twenty-five years been the active agency in the diffusion of useful knowledge pertaining to dairy matters . The State Dairymen s Association is recognized by the General Assembly as a useful organization and receives appropriations from the state for the work , which ls managed by a board of seven directors , of whom the President and Vice President are ex-offlcio members ....
BERKSHIRE ITEMS FOR NOVEM -BEK . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 November 1899
BERKSHIRE ITEMS FOR NOVEMBEK . This is ( or should be ) the Berkshire breeders busy month . Between the getting ready for winter and the breeding of the sows for those early litters , he will not have any time to discuss the Philippine war or swap lies at the corner- , grocery . If he should happen to wake up some morning , ( say about five or half past ) , and hear the wind howling and the beautiful snow splashing against the window , I wonder would he think of that sow and litter , or those shcats lying out in the snow in the corner of the fence shivering , or Would he turn over , and take another nap and dream of the prizes he was going to wln » next year at the State Fair . Better look well to all the little things that go to make the herd comfortable . See that their bed is dry as well as clean . That there are no drafts of cold air through the sleeping pen . A pig will take cold as easy as a man and will not get over It half as easy . He may not grumble much , but he does not ...
WALNUT DELL FARM . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 November 1899
WALNUT DELL FARM . Attention is invited to the advertisement of Hon . A . H . White , of Rock Hill , York Co ., S . O . The Jersey cattle , Southdown sheep and Berkshire pigs bred on the Walnut Dell Farm are first class in breeding and Mr . White is too good a Judge of a choice animal to ship stock that would not give the buyer entire satisfaction . Breeders who want good stock at reasonable prices will be pleased with their purchases from the Walnut Dell Farm .
FINE FURS . J [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 November 1899
FINE FURS . J Attention is invited to the adveritse- f . ment of Charles S . Franke , 310 South Al Fifth street , Springfield , 111 . Mr . fM Franke inaKes seal garments a spe- 7 kk cialty and is one of the best known if manufacturers of fine furs in central « j ! Illinois . - ? , &lt; Mr . Franke pays the highest cash J $ » price for all kinds of furs . Jif
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 November 1899
FARMER AND BRsUEDXR THE FARM HOME ( PUBLISHED MONTHIJT ) Subscriptions may begin the first of any month . Terms for subscriptions in the Jnltea States . Canada and Mexico , M . 00 a year , payable ln advance . Foreign subscribers must remit In advance , those within tbe Postal Union sending 12 cents additional each year for postage . Remittances should be sent by bank draft , post-office or express money order payable to J-ne Farm Home Oo . The name on your paper s yellow label will show to the first of what month your subscription has been paia . No other receipts given unless stamp ls sent . Change of Address Kindly send us both your old and new address a week previous to the date or the desired change . Discontinuances . Responsible subscribers will continue to receive this journal until the publishers are notified by letter to discontinue , when all arrearages must be paid . It you do not wish the journal continued for another year after vour subscription has expired . You shoul...
GENERAL MARIGOLD . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 November 1899
GENERAL MARIGOLD . Superintendent George F . Weston , of Biltmore Farms , Biltmore , N . O ., purchased for George W . Vanderbilt at the Cooper sale for $ 800 the great bull , General Marigold . Mr . Weston writes : Running roughly over the catalogue I find that ten of the heifers sold for an average of $ 152 each , and eleven of his bull calves brought an average of $ 137 . I think this beats the record for calves the get of any bull for several years back . General Marigold 45486 is a grandson of Massey Polo ( SO lbs 6 % joz ) , Stoke Pogis 5 th and Ida Marigold ( 25 lbs 2 % oz . ) and such a good average Is exiflrlcle-qAlndicatlop Serd has In him a great bull . ~ j
SOMETHING ORIGINAL ^ [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 November 1899
SOMETHING ORIGINAL ^ In writing an advertisement do not follow the old and well-worn styles . Do not look up the papers to see how somebody else did lt . Do not crib any other man s ideas . Go ahead on your own hook with something original , and you cannot do better probably than to write lt as you would talk it . Take at least a month to do the writing ln . Get up a series of advertisements , and then select the best of them . Keep on writing and weeding out until you have something of credit . If you can not do it , then employ somebody who can , and remember all the time that a wellwritten advertisement may be the making of your business while a poorly constructed one will likely do you more harm than benefit .
MATlNtfiTHEJ BREEDING PEN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 November 1899
MATlNtfiTHEJ BREEDING PEN FOR 1900 . For The Farm Home . There are . two ways to accomplish this object , one of which is to dispose of every good thing on the place , which may easily be accomplished this season in particular , when meat animals of all kinds are so much out of proportion ln price with grain and feed stuffs , anu after having sold all that are in any way desirable , breed the remaining ones , so far as they are of breeding age , to the best boar—you . have left , and as there is such a good demand it will probable be thought advisable to press into service such as are usually considered too young to enter the breeding ranks , for are they not just as well bred as any in the herd ? and do not great animals sometimes own inferior looking indivduals , as parents ? etc ., etc . And wont little potatoes and wheat screenings grow and produce , each after its kind ? Yes , but thats not the way 500 bushels of potatoes , or 40 bushels of wheat per acre Is produced , no more ...
SAYDA POLO JERSEY FARM . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 November 1899
SAYDA POLO JERSEY FARM . Mr . W . C . Moore , Junction City , Kansas , the proprietor of the Sayda Polo Jersey Farm attracted general attention to his herd of Jerseys when he purchased the great bull Stoke Pogis Marigold 41095 , sired by a son of Ida Marigold , with a record of 25 lbs . 2 * 4 oz . and out of Lady Grace of TJpholm , 25 lbs . 6 % oz . Mr . Moore continues to make ten strikes in his later purchases , and has placed his herd in the front line with the best of herds by securing some great favorites at the Hallle Kinloch sale . Mr . Moore writes his late purchasers as follows : I am just getting ready to do some business during 1900 . I have been getting ready . I now have a manager and last week bought Ave head of tho very choicest young stuff in the Hallie Kinloch sale , namely : A son of Bessie Lewis , test 32 lbs . and sold for $ 600 . Calf is sired by the son of Pedro s Royal Marjoram out of a daughter of Pedro and granddaughter of Mercury . He is a beauty . Bessie L...