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Backward or Forward—Which ? [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886

Backward or Forward—Which ? The bill introduced into the Senate to double postage on fourth-class matter was step backward . Is cheap postage a mistake ? Were Rowland Hill and Henry Fawcett enemies of the race or benefactors ? Was the 25-cent rate on letters better than two cents ? Was the opening of the mails to books , seeds , samples , etc , at a low rate , in the interest of a privileged class , or was it for the people ? These questions answer themselves , Few measures have been introduced in Congress which would have been more unpopular than the bill referred to . Worse than this the opinion universally prevails that the proposed legislation was prompted by the express monopolies About ten years ago the postage on plants , seeds , etc , was doubled by a bill hurried through without allowing opportunity for the people to oppose it . Forewarned , forearmed . This time—with the lesson of the other experience well learned and with an agricultural press alive to the situation—our N...

Publication Title: Farm, Field, And Stockman
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Still They Come . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886

Still They Come . In addition to the special premiums offered by breeders and others for the largest clubs of subscribers , announced week before last , we are in receipt of the following offers : The Delaware County Creamery Co ., Benton Harbor , Mich ., who make excellent creamers both for factory and family use , offer one of their No . 6 size , holding fifteen gallons of milk , price $ 32 , for one of the largest clubs of subscribers to this paper from MICHIGAN . We will publish an illustration of this creamer later . From W . Atlee Burpee & Co ., Philadelphia , Pa ., we have the following , under date of March 1 : We gladly donate a pair of our choice Small Yorkshire pigs , eight weeks old , finest pedigree , to be shipped after November lst , to be given for one of the largest clubs , on your order . An illustration of a sample of Burpee s pigs was published in our January 23 d issue . We have planted Burpee s seeds for many years . If the pigs are as choice as the...

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Farmers' Club No . 2 . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886

Farmers Club No . 2 . Beckoning by date of receipt of the news , the second on our list of FARMERS ECONOMY CLUBS is from Dakota , like No . 1 . It was organized Saturday evening , February 20 , 1886 , at Hand , Hand Co ., Dakota , and named CAKLETON ECONOMY CLUB . W . T . Clapp is the President . The Secretary s name not reported . • It Pays . NEOSHO , WIS ., March 6 , 1886 . I enclose you a draft to pay for my spring advertising of flne fowls , eggs , etc ., in the FABM , FIELD AND STOCKMAN . Have received answers from Rhode Island to California from my advertizeinent . Mas . A . W . LEHMANN . 9 Seeds Received . WINDSOR , III . ; M ABCH 1 , 1886 : I received seed all right for which , accept my sincere thanks . I will endeavor to do something in return in the way of getting subscribers C . SAEGENT

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The Lawyers Applaud Sparks , [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886

The Lawyers Applaud Sparks , There are people who commend the course of Land Commissioner Sparks . They are the lawyers . There is no great mystery about it when the facts are stated . For example from a single land office in Montana were received 1 , 500 rejected applications for entries upon land already certified to railroads , but , under the celebrated Guilford-Miller decision , thrown open to settlement . This usually carries $ 15 to $ 20 to the lawyers in each case for pre paring the first papers . It is not probable any of them will secure good titles . But this does not matter as affecting the harvest for the lawyers . It is not to be won - dered at , therefore , that the Commissioner has received a letter from a convention of lawyers setting forth their unbounded faith in his integrity , shrewdness , and honesty of purpose . So it appears there was held in the same town , the same day and in the same hour , a meeting of lawyers which found nothing but good in what Sparks h...

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Other Interests Waking Up . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886

Other Interests Waking Up . In attempting to increase postage on merchandise , etc ., the friends of the express monopolies have stirred up a hornet s nest . A large manufacturing firm of Ohio , not at all interested in seeds and plants , but who deal in substantial goods which are in demand in all parts of tho country , show that they are , not asleep , and g ive their views as follows : Rirarcling Senator Wilson s bill , you will see he nw exemirtsseeds and plants fiis idea . from the flrat was probably merchandise , and he Had not thought of F seeds . We have assurances from Senatorllatt of Connecticut , also from Senators Bvarts and Miller of New York , that they « m do aUthey can to kill it . We can get nothlnff from Senator Sherman , Senator Payne is eafd to be a large owner of express company stock , sb we have not tried him The whole thing Is a most infernal scheme in favor pf express coinmnies We have never believed , and do not now EXe it will pass , but the only safe was ...

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*¦»¦ — Is any Increase of Postage Desirable ? [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886

*¦»¦ — Is any Increase of Postage Desirable ? No doubt a reduction on seeds , plants , bulbs and cions would be in the interest of farmers and of the people in general But when Senator Wilsons new bill is passed , and the obnoxious bill , also , shall be amended to conform to it , then the question arises , should there be an increase on any fourth-class matter what > soever ? Just here every man , woman and child is interested . The ladies , remote from large cities , are making household and dry goods purchases by samples Children are obtaining watches , small steam-engines , skates , magic lanterns and all sorts , of articles for both amusement and utility , sent by mail . Large commercial business enterprises in goods of almost innumerable kinds are thus car ried on . Electrotypes , which really belong to the domain of books and ought to go as thirdclass are a large item in the aggregate . N W Ayer & Son , Philadelphia , state that they pay $ 15 , 000 a ye...

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French Draft Stallion Chartres [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886

French Draft Stallion Chartres The illustration on the first page of the French Draft Stallion , Chartres ( 159 ) , the property of Ed . Hodgson , El Paso , IU , is graphic and excellent . Mr Hodgson has a large stock of imported and high grade stallions on hand , ranging from yearlings to five years old , and with full pedigrees , the most of the mares being registered both in France and America . Mr . Hodg son is liberal m prices , and makes car lots a specialty . El Paso is located at the junction of the Illinois Central and Toledo , Peoria & Western Railroads , eighteen miles north of Bloomington , and 125 miles from Chicago .

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The People Protest [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886

The People Protest We print extracts from some letters addressed by seedsmen , nurserymen and florists to the FARM , FIELD AND STOCK MAN , as showing responses to the early stand taken by this journal—still almost alone in journalistic effort—to prevent the passage of the iniquitous bill to raise the postage on seeds , cions , cuttings , etc , to that on letters . They will be found graphic , pointed and full of meaty matter for the consideration of our law makers : Springfield Seed Co ., Springfield , O — We congratulate you on the stand you have taken with reference to Senator Wilson s endeavor t o increase fourth-class mail matter We cannot afford to allow this , as the United States mailreaoheslnany families that have no express facilities . Myron A . Hunt , Wright s Grove , HI —Representing florists , in an Interview with Senator Wilson , I was requested to submit the matter In writing that it might come formally before the Committee to whom was submitted the bill to increase t...

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Current Events . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886

Current Events . PEBSOlVAIe . —The President has nominated Brig .-Gen . A H Terry to be Major-Gen .. vice W . S Hancock , deceased . James C . Matthews , of New York , has been appointed Recorder of Deeds for the District of Columbia , vice Frederick Douglass , resigned . Mr . Matthews is a talented colored lawyer from Albany CONGRESSIONAL- The House has passed the Pension bill . President Cleveland has sent a message to Congress recommending their immediate action on the Chinese question —The Blair Educational bill passed the Senate . The sum appropriated is $ 79 , 000 , 000 The House passed the Urgent Deficiency bill , appropriating $ 634 , 452 to meet the emergencies in various departments where the appropriations have proved inadequate . CHICAGO . —It is reported that the Second Regiment will disband in the near future . Over 700 men have gone back to work at the McCormick Reaper Works The Chicago council has fixed the appropriations for the coming year at $ 5 , 370 , 000 . A de...

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Editorial Notes . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886

Editorial Notes . —A chap afraid of mad dogs had a pair of boots made leather inside and out , with sheet iron between . —A Kentucky editor says a hog will grow fat on what will kill a horse . He was careful to add The horse died of fright , —Tou cannot always tell whether a woman is right or left handed by seeing her use a mop . Watch her drive a nail . That will tell .

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Music Without a Teacher . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886

Music Without a Teacher . Prof . G . S . Rice , ot Chicago , has invented and perfected a marvelous self-teaching system of object lessons in music that is revolutionizing music-teaching by the phenomenal rapidity with which it teaches musical laws . It teaches nearly 200 times more rapidly than any other process . Prof . Rice is principal of the International College of Music , 243 State Street , Chicago , and is an earnest and tireless worker in behalf of correct musical culture . His system was first perfected in behalf of his own scholars ; but so wonderful did it prove , that its fame has reached the uttermost parts of the world . He has made it self-teaching to such a degree that all persons who can read English can quickly learn to fill their homes with music ; yet it is Intensely and rigidly scientific . The object lesson Illustrates every abstruse point in a manner so plain that a learner gets instantaneous knowledge . Two thousand methods are embodied in his one system . I...

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Page 9 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886

20 NURSERYMEN WANTED . $ 100 a month , or pay according to ability . Donglas County Nursery Co ., Omaha , Neb . Nurseries througnemt the county . Taylor efc Howard , Propiietors . Office , 1509 Farnam St ., Omaha . Neb . P . 0 . Box 290 . MAMMOTH SUNFLOWER * &* * * * food . Big pkt 10 c silver . O . A . Smith , Clearwater , Minn . SH . WILSON , Pleasant Grove , Des Moines . Co ., Iowa . Breeder of Poland-China Hogs . All stock registered in the A . P . C . Record . *** . ¦ EE . PALMER , Springfield , Wis . Breeder of . Chester White Swine . Recorded in A . C . W . Record . Choice stock at fair prices . Order early . _ I IT ! ri- VVANTED ® 50 A WEEK and exUlal 11 pensespaid . Valuable outfit and particulars 11 L LI free . J . F . HILL & CO ., Augusta , Maine . SCHOOL LANDSBxSs neriptive circular to F . M . Book waiter , Springfield . O . M HEBBI . ETHWAITE , Berlinville , Erie . Co ., O ., Proprietor of East End BreedingEstablishment . Berkshire Pigs , Southdo...

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!! 5 B 3 I ? 93 S __ [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886

!! 5 B 3 I ? 93 S __ THREE HELPS . If the world seems cold to you , Kindle fires to warm itl Let their comiort hide from view Winters that deform it . ( Hearts as frozen at , your own To that radiance gatlua * ; Ion will soon forget to moan AhI the cheerless weather 1 If the world s a wilderness , Oo build houses in HI Will it help your loneliness On the winds to din it ? Raise a hut , however slight , Weeds and brambles smother . And to roof and meal invit Some forlomer brother . If the world s a vale of tears . Smile till rainbows span it ; Breathe the love that life endears , Clear of clouds to fan it . Of your gladness lend a gleam Unto souls that shiver ; Show them how clark Sorrow s stream Blends with Hope s bright river . —Lucy Larcom Make Home Happy . There is an old proverb , home is home , be it ever so homely , but home should not be made any more homely than necessity requires . The family fireside should be associated , in the minds of young people , not only with the s...

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YOUNG F OLKS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886

YOUNG F OLKS . A POOR EXAMPLE . BI MABV E . VAUDYHE . Just take a look at pussy , I told a little elf ; How neat she is in all she docs , How clean she keeps herself 1 She sets you an example With all that dainty care . Why cant you keep your little frock . As white and clean and fair ? One day the cream was missing ; No vestige could we see Of all the pretty jug contained , Just set aside for tea . I cried : How very naughty ! Who could have been so bad ? Who could have robbed the larder Of all the cream we had ? A little . voice came crying : Im sure you shouldnt scold I know I cant be naughty : I did as I was told . Twas pussy found the pitcher - Upon the closet shelf . I watched till she has tasted , Then drank the rest myself . THE GBEAT SNOWBALL FIGHT . BY CHARLES BAKNAHD . The boys from Tin Horn were always troublesome , to begin with . On the other hand , the village boys , and especially those . belonging to the Boat Club , were never friendly to the Tin Horn boys There was...

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Agassiz and His Father . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886

Agassiz and His Father . A good story is told of Agassiz , the great naturalist . His father destined him for a commercial life , and was impatient at his devotion to frogs , snakes and fishes . The latter especially were objects of the boy s attention . His vacations were spent in making journeys on foot through Europe , examining the different species of fresh-water fishes . If you can prove to me that you really know anything about science , I will consent that you shall give up the career I have planned for you , said his father . Young Agassiz , in his next vacation , being then eighteen , visited England , taking with him a letter of introduction to Sir Roderick Murchison . You have been studying nature , said the great man bluntly . What have you learned ? The lad was timid , not sure at that moment that he had learned anything . I think I know a little about fishes , he said at last . Very well . There will be a meeting of the Royal Society to-night . I will take you with me...

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Page 11 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886

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LITERATURE [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886

LITERATURE Gen . Grant s Memoirs . Charles L . Webster & Co ., the publishers of Gen . Grant s book , sent Mrs . Grant a check yesterday ( Feb . 27 ) for $ 200 , 000 as her proportion of the proceeds so far derived from the sale of the Generals book . The check is drawn in favor of Mrs . Julia D . Grant on the United States National Bank of New York , and the receipt signed by Mrs . Grant specifies that the check is to apply on account of profits accruing from the sale of Vol . I . of Personal Memoirs of TJ . S . Grant . In a letter concerning the cheek written to Cyrus W . Field , Mr . Webster says : The contract with Gen . Grant for the publication of the memoirs was signed just a year ago to-day , since which time the book has been practically written , published , and the great balk of money fyr the first volume collected . It seems fitting to me on the anniversary of the signing of that contract to pay to Mrs . Grant the check which you know about , and it will acco...

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