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A FAMILY REUNION [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 September 1908
A FAMILY REUNION By Henrietta Hazeltine •• WEARS , said Mrs . 0 Kilvie « s II sitting at the head of a i « • . * tf beautifully appointed tabic ? . looklhg very pretty in her best b r \ , i !}? with duchesse lace collar and ^ s ) Jj can hardly believe it possible that tv • our last evening together , vvint i . Is time we have had , and she 8 m fcd t y nignly on the numerous relatives and r . V atives-m-law . rel Yes , said her daughter Elizabeth don t let us hurry through dinner v ^ ° know it may be years ou Now , Aunt Bess , came Belle s coa ing voice , please don t be mournful T better to laugh than be sighing , V S softly ^ hummed , in the di gnified lad , ?! ear . y s Old Home Week , sending out its in vitations far and wide , had drawn thirtv or more members of this branch of the Ogilvie family to their native city , all on pleasure bent , and thoroughl y enjoyingthe companionship of kith and kin . But all earthly things must have an endins anniversary week being no exception A...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 September 1908
THE VOICES - / heard the voice of the city .- Calling again and again ; ¦ * ¦ And into her arms there hastened Millions and millions of men . And 1 heard the voice of old gardens , Of quiet woodland ways ; But few hearts there were who would heed them In -the rush of the busy days . The cities grow old and vanish . And their people faint and die ; But the grasess are green forever , Forever blue is the sky . —By Charles Hanson Tovme , tn the Metropolitan Magazine . MY CATBIRD E . F . S . The catbird swings on the old tree bough , And forth from his bosom swell The liquid notes of his native song , Like the tones of a crystal . bell . All day he has plundered my cherry tree , The drab-cowled Puritan knave , And harshly chattered and scolded amain If a jew myself I crave . But noii ) when the sun sinks down to rest , And the shadows lengthen until It seems the earth forgets to move , And the very world stands still , A hush comes down through the waiting a , r &gt; j t The bir...
Page 16 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 September 1908
&lt;* dmi ™ OAK BEDROOM SUITE VrmM _ f __\ . ( run lie til A on cut oat and return tWi ad . and we will send yoa this handfjome MmAmMWA sJCnil US » I 1 SSWI « bedroom suite , witb tbe understanding and acrecment that • ¦ ¦ ^^ ^ B vou will Und It tbe eaual ot bedroom sultea tbat sell everywhere at 126 . 00 , utrictly weU m ^_ \ \ A . ^_ W __ , &gt; v _ lmie aIld Onlsbei Md It you are not Ftaneh hnveled Dlate mirror . 20 by 24 Inches . Note the ornamental carvlnes on bed and . dresser ., WashS ^ dbuaaoubfeTwnTrtth null top draveTto match dresser . Fitted wltfi locks , cast brara handles and SKm ftmra ^ ertflWn ^ d anoothnmnliw . E VOTT detail first class thro ug hout . * 14 . 9 el is a special ¦ Eutprlce . we haw only 2 . 000 ol these spites to sell at this special price to advertise this department . We rDC ATniVwiTMRF e R » Rft AINS In our special free Furniture Catalogue we show pictures and GREAT FUKNITUKt DAKUAIN &gt; . description ! of everything we senin...
BURNING THE MORTGAGE [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 September 1908
BURNING THE MORTGAGE THE Edwards farm adjoins the one where I lived when a boy . There were three hundred acres of tillage , pasture and woodland , with a wellbuilt two-story house and two large barns . The Edwards children—Chester , Thomas , Catherine , Eunice—were my youthful neighbors and schoolTHeltCS In those days the farm was welltilled , unencumbered and prosperous ; but in an evil hour a traveling agent cajoled Jonas Edwards , the father , into buying the state right to make and sell a certain newly patented automatic farm gate , for the sum of two thousand . dollars . Edwards had a thousand dol- 1 lars in the savings-bank ; he drew out this and raised the other thousand by mortgaging the homestead . It was the old story . The muchvaunted gate proved a gate to trouble for Edwards . He was never able to sell it . But if the gate proved illusory , the mortgage was tangible . The farmer spent the remaining fifteen years of his life pay ing interest on it . _ Thoughts of the mor...
Page 17 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 September 1908
Anything for the Home On Credit mm ~¦ • r JL *^^^« S ^ tl ? VM ? rt , r olS ! rf *&gt; T ™} uy , onaon , flnaa »» Ine «* * o » g ^ wasMssKSS K ^^ -1 ™ - ^ - * - EoM ^ 30 Dajs Free Trial SSlt »• % ? $ with us ° me m ° re attrac « ve . Ns A « W &lt;* n - t cone to our store , we send tha .. • cuina goon-wun us . goods to you on approval . Use them a month . C ... IB « . _ tux r » &lt;¦&gt; ana decide how you like them . Compare our Oave 15 tO 50 Per Cent Prices with others . H not satisfactoryReturn _ , , —¦ — - — - tne goods at our expense . The month s nse • JSs ? , 16 lar ? est concern of our kind ln the V , 1 U not cost y ° a a Penny . r ^ Pe ^^ d S t ^ 7 farme ? s a Small Monthly PaymenU ffis ^ rc ^^ cSssi - aSf ^ i f nTh ou rH e ? a , isflcd y &lt; s , c 2 ° ^ autoeeflci of a acora of c »« t ( ,.,. j »[ the outPut month— -what you can afford . Take from 10 to 2 nd sell at priSs whieh ™ „ Vt , P us we buy z 4 m ? nths t 0 Pa . * » e *«« « s...
Page 17 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 September 1908
AUTOMOBILES SECOND HAND—CHEAP Wc have several makes ol Automobiles , slightly used , bought when owners were compelled to sell their machines at a sacrifice be- ¦ ciKsm . ac 9 nA cause they could not time , are all in perfect repair , some with topB . full set of lights , etc If you are interested write today , saying about how much cash you have to Invest and we will elvc you the hlegest harraln eptae In automobiles . Now IB the time to buy . * 1 . no means * Z . OO nowattblssMSon- You can moke money on our machines . Write today . c roinre , tit ., noo itiimiBUg ., cmoioo , ILL
ON GRUMBLING . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 September 1908
ON GRUMBLING . Others of us can not be called grumolers or fault finders , we do many kind deeds and say many kind words , but we skim all the cream off the milk o £ our kindness . This skimming is a disagreeable habit we have taken up , but if we want our homes to be happy , restful places , we must weed out this habit just as quickly as we can . The husband comes in and asks his wife to mend his coat . Oh , you have torh yoiir coat ? You are always needing something when I am especially busy ; well , give it here . Of course she mends the coat . But she does it in such a manner that the husband feels that he has committed a crime . Now this wife does not really mind mending the clothes- ; she takes the greatest delight in sending her people out to their work looking as well groomed as is possible ; but she has the habit of making some unpleasant remark when a little favor is asked of her , and of doing everything she does in an ungracious manner . The children take their keynote f...
BOOK BBVIBW . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 September 1908
BOOK BBVIBW . Captain Richmond P . Hobaoo . from whom D . Appleton * Company hive aecured his test book—a boys * story ol naval lite—is reported to hare put into it no little ol Ms own experl • neei at Annapolis . Modern Sheep , Breeds and Management , lt a new treatise on the breeding and successful management of sheep when undertaken either In a largo or small way . The author Shepherd Boy , who , by the way , is an associate editor of The American Sheep Breeder , and who also ia author of Fitting Sheep for Show Ring and Market , ia one of the beat posted men on sheep and their breeding and care that could be found . In this book of 340 pages every step in the sheep industry ii carefully noted . The illustrations are one , taken mostly from specimens especially selected for the purpose . There is a great deal ol valuable information in thie book that farmer ! should avail themselves of , The price of the book is $ 1 . 50 and may be had by addressing the American Sheep Breeder Co ....
Cores Woman ' s "Weaknesses . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 September 1908
Cores Woman s Weaknesses . Vfe refer to that boon to weak , nervous , Buffering women known as Dr . Pierce s Favorite Prescription . Dr . John Fyfe one of the Editorial Staff of THE ECLECTIC MEDICAL REVIEW says of Unicorn root ( Helonias Dioica ) which Is one of the chief ingredients of the Favorite Prescription : - « A remedy which Invariably acts as a uterine lnvlgorator * * * makes for normal activity of the entire reproductive system . He continues in Helonias we have a medicament which mora fully answers the above ¦ rarposes than any other drug with which I am acquainted . Id the treatment of diseases peculiar to women lt is seldom that a case ls Men which does not present some Indication for this remedial agent . Dr . Fyfe further • ays : The following are among the leading Indications for Helonias ( Unicorn root ) . Pain cr . aching In the back , with leucorrhtea : • tonic ( weak ) condltloflfcof the reproductive organs of fcomen . mental depression and Irritability . tEsocl ...
INTERNATIONAL SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON . „ [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 September 1908
INTERNATIONAL SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON . „ By William Albert Searle , PH . oIsrael s desire for a king is the open ing note of the quarter s lessons , ana the succeeding lessons seem to w an indicator . of the wrong step tn « the Hebrews had taken in desiring ¦ thw to be like the nations about tiienSamuel ,. the judge for so many &gt; wr * was getting old and the people wanted a younger man , who would be a cu _ selor in times of peace and a judge ana would lead them in warfare and their battles for them Saul , feenw . this irresistible wave of feelin ? . . eiu and anointed Saul , the youngest o of his father , who was a man oi menie stature . __ _ _ . , , _ . isSamuel then called together the w raelites and turned their new king
,, £ - £ S £ * r * GfM ' [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 September 1908
,, £ - £ S £ * r * GfM \ wkJ jAP * ^ PATTERNS ARE CENTS EACH II (llY MmT Wm nra / # »&gt;»* t ^ body , orer the dre » £ ! ? ut , £ tape me ! lsuro a 11 &gt;« ™ V V • MW ^ Ptfx * - - IIIFI IW ^ fi their . numbers . ess CIOSO wier tne arms . Order patterns by ) ilM ________ mW ^^ M % ; IH ( ly ^ i to Farm Press . Addies ? fll ordlrl to V th 61 X months trial subscription - ^^ H \*\ ?! V 7 a : „ ain f 4 ? M PEESS - » 7 Fifth Avenue , Chicago , IU . . IPT I ? \ l J?^^*^ ^ II- ,. v Sl SB ND TEN CENTS FOR BIG 100 PAGE PATTERN CATALOGUE m „ % ? ~ Ia • 2 ne-J &gt; ieca Yoke Dress . This model a especially suitable for early autumn and winter wfear and would look particularly well developed in serge , mohair Sr Panama eloZh J P 2 !?—? t 0 14 yo »« - wil Viwif pam -MnceM Dress , with high or Dutch neck , three-quarter sleeves and an . attached one-piece plaited skirt . A pretty and simple design which is appropriate for all occasions , and udaptablo to cotton voile , o...
Page 20 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 September 1908
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farm is ^ ZZrwrmZV AND SIXTY ; , » ollB H ACRB FABM [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 October 1908
farm is ^ ZZrwrmZV AND SIXTY ; , » ollB H ACRB FABM . .-viva the layout of a P L ^ c £ y in eresting , and it is I cx moortant . The distance frpm ffiffto the fields is one of lk b fi m din c g ons derations . You trave ! he fi e to a corn field . a good ,, om - mes during the growing season . TLmvel to the cow pasture every ^ f and every morning in . the . surname If you keep the cows up-and f hem in the stable you travel a . &lt;_ tnv more times to the forage 8 Md a ? d backwfth ? gs of feed . Then ^ fvvinter time you are continually ; £ gth rounds between , the diffe ^ • S M J ,, ™ in the process of oo- ¦ £ £ K &amp; Even the distance f-roof . sib to the cow mangers must be fe * _ l « t ^^ _ S &amp; W tS r Wnen %% a »; a . tlio ^ Si feeding periods adds miles of leg llSaying out this farm plan ; the more inmotot questions have been , given ffcoLideratipn . ^ he ^ U ldtflgs are iHtr central on , the fari ^ ;* ut they - » rowMs -the mam road leading to town ...
0 ^ m ^ limmmi < m irli ^ tr ^ Xr 9 mnrVi Current Events ' f g __ M ^ te » ri _^ l ? ### ' - te _____ M--a ___^ l [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 October 1908
0 ^ m ^ limmmi &lt; m irli ^ tr ^ Xr 9 mnrVi Current Events f g __ M ^ te » ri _^ l ? ### - te _____ M--a ___^ l |—~— - j 11 | rsj 35 i 1 npon , *&amp;¦ 5 12 j 9 26 ^ j 1 Cue * L r 6 , I 3 _ 20 27 j I Me ^_ ^ r _ 7 _ JilL 28 j I Sblir . 1 . 8 15 22 29 ^ I jfrl &gt; 2 9 16 23 ^ 30 , 1 I SaT I 3 | lo | l 7 | 24 | 3 l | BL J __ ^^ . _ JB _ «^^ The Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station issues a call to a convention to consider the best methods of fighting tuberculosis among cattle and swine , The ; destructive ravages of this disease and its power for evil are well known , but methods of combating it that are sane and safe are not so well known . Prof . Fraser has spent the summer in Europe studying the subject and he has induced Dr . Bang of Denmark , one of the best authorities on bovine tuberculosis in the world , to come to the University of Illinois to give all stockmen the benefit of his experience . Dr . Bang will he at the university some time between ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 October 1908
THE NATipNA |^ GNTH | . y ^ • _? OBLISUBD MONTHLY BV _ T _ IBM PBESS PUBLISHING 00 . 237 FlITK A VBNTJB , CHICABO , Iix . STJBSCEIPTION PEICE . On » Year .. ¦; ¦¦¦ ... ¦ 25 Oentt Tho above rate Includes the payment of postage by ¦ ns . AH subscriptions commence with the i « Bue on press -when the order is reThe Date o «» the address label shows the time to which each subscriber has paid . Thus : Sept ., 1908 , means that the subscription is paid up to and includes the Sept . number ; Oct ., 1908 , means np to and including Oct , number , and so on . When renewing ynur subscription , do not fail to say it is a renewal . Also give your name and : initials Just as now on the yellow adress label ; dont change It to some other member of the family ; if tne paper ls now coming in your wife s name , sign her name . Just as lt is on the label , to yonr letter of renewal . ... ... Discontinuances . — Subscribers wishing their pajJer discontinued should write us to that effect and : pay up al...