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Page 16 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 13 March 1886
THE NEW BUCKE ^ Mia *» COWINED , ¦ ^ ¦ ¦ ¦ n i _________________________________________________________________________ cSLfelCStAVER IMPLEMENT * CO , CHI &lt;® HODniif ftl 41 WELL MADE ! U 11 UltIV M FINELY FINISHED ! MATI 7 T 7 DO &lt; Bfet 1 STRONG AND DURABLE ! fflUWMo . jf ± l ^ yiE , Janesville *^ CJ ^ W ^^^^/ 859 , 6 Machine a ^ OMftg ^^^^ fj ^ wt * -- t ^^ i ^ wm ^ s ^ ft ^^^ *^^ Write for Prices and Circulars . FREE ! 1 XMJMET ISS ^ Mr ^^ Ar-fj-gT ^ T ^ ^ B ____ ff ^ \^^ T / f 4 \ Ci v ^ -f-t-D \ V ^ S 2 _ e *^~_____ J _ r ___^ V _ * € ?^ ^*^? Ke ^^ et * * _* Ke . 7 ^___ j ^ K __ t __&amp;__ E _____ £ _ j _ . T ** ; ~ _ ^ Teeeek r * iin % eMiVf *? fa ^ e ^ f *^ TeeeTeWeTni Bui ] ectith 9 toUtotheacUollcf 8 St 8 olCruti 8 r 8 i * i _ 070 ler , ttitothoCttttlBJ * . I ^ tinj . TnralBgrtotBSJ ot SmfflcOiui of Cart Steel Coulters . Immense cutting tower . CtisBiw * , LeveBng and PtdTOiBlne performed at the same ttae . Eitice atsenee of Spikea or Spring T...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 March 1886
¦ DTJBLISHED WEEKLY B _ HOWARD &amp; WILSON PUB . CO . 156 and 158 Washington Street , Chicago , CHARLES H . HOWABD . BMTOB . J ONATHAN P HBIAM , I Associate Editors . F H . J ACOBS , 1 JAS . W . WILSON , BUSINESS MANAGES . THE FAKM , FIELD AUD STOCKMAN , under its new JSement , is intended to . treati practically the St variety of subjects related to-agriculture , Btockffiug . Garaenlng and Frmt &gt;( rrowtog . and to afford Saining and newsy reading for tho family . Its large cS ~ on fn every State and • TenUarrot aieTJnion , and &amp; the British Provinces , is proof that it is adapted to all Parts of the country . ... 1 or Subscription and Advertising terms see page 248 .
California Fruit Fair in Chicago . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 March 1886
California Fruit Fair in Chicago . The California Citrus lair , hitherto outlined in our columns , is a fixed fact . The material is at hand—that contributed from the citrus fair at Sacramento , added to from time to time by many car loads to keep the supply intact during the four weeks of the show , now just ready to be opened . The committee in charge—J . E . Clark , Commissioner of Immigration ; H . ST . Bust , Pasadena j L . M . Holt , Riverside , and 0 . Z . Culver , Santa Ana , Cal ., are the commissioners in charge . While citrus fruits will be the leading exhibit , dried fruits , raisins , nutB , tropical fruits , wines , brandies , and , in fact , all the varied productions of the Golden State , hardy within her borders , aolimate of the tropics with that of the temperate region of the North , will be shown . To make this exhibit possible , railways between Chicago and the Pacific cordially cooperated . The exhibit left California March 10 , passing successively over the So...
A Look at Florida . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 March 1886
A Look at Florida . Florida has become one of the most important sections of our own country because of its salubrious climate , so beneficial to invalids , and its adaptation to the growth of all kinds of semi-tropical productions which can be marketed with dispatch in Northern cities at large profit . The climate , which usually has the softness and equability of the Madeira Islands , occasionally is more like that of Richmond , Va ., and Charleston , S . C . In 1835 orange trees throughout the State were all killed , and in 1868 ice formed as far south as the Manatee river . In 1880 the mercury fell to 143 In 1883 there was a severe cold snap which destroyed large quantities of oranges . These currents of Arctic air occasionally come from a direction which puzzlse the wisest weather prophets . The freeze of the present winter was accompanied by a wind which swept from the southwest—a quarter which usually furnishes balmy breezes . The orange crop had just begun to be gathered , a...
Dlarch Report of Cereals . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 March 1886
Dlarch Report of Cereals . The March report of the Department of Agriculture makes the proportion of corn still in the hands of the farmers 40 per cent of the last crop ; one year ago the proportion of the crop on hand was 36 . 7 per cent . The proportion is lowest in the West , where heavy winter feeding is required , averaging 38 per cent in twelve States . It is 45 per cent in the South . The proportion merchantable is 83 . 6 per cent , which is slightly above the average of a series of years . The stock of wheat in the hands of farmers is 30 . 1 per cent of the crop . It PORTABLE GRIST AND FEED MILL . —See Page 249 . was 33 . 1 one year ago , and 38 . 4 two years ago . It amounts to 107 , 000 , 000 bushels , against 169 , 000 , 000 last March , and 119 ,- 000 , 000 two years ago . It is only 9 , 000 ,- 000 bushels more than in March , 1882 , the shortest invisible supply in recent years . The visible and invisible supply March 1 was . therefore , 159 , 000 , 000 bushels , agains...
News and Comment . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 March 1886
News and Comment . —J OB Soobey , one of our suoscriDers at Brookings , Dak ., has just made a purchase of two fine stallions of M . W . Dunham , of Wayne , 111 . There are millions in it . This is evidently what the cattlemen of Wyoming think . A new company—the Land Creek Cattle Company—was incorporated the other day with $ 1 , 000 , 000 capital . In connection with the Canadian Pacific route to India , the British Government will create an arsenal at Halifax with a garrison of ton regiments , and make that port the greatest naval station in America . --Mr . Jay G-ould s hands have struck . They did not strike Mr . Gould ; they struck his pocket . —Are you organizing an Economy Club ? If not , why not begin now ? Five families constitute a club . —In Trimble County , Kentucky , which has a stringent liquor law , there has not been a single criminal case in tho courts for a year , and not a prisoner in the jail nor a pauper in the poor house . An improvement on Dea . Pogram and the...
New England Heard From . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 March 1886
New England Heard From . A meeting of representatives of the State Granges of New Hampshire , Vermont , Massachusetts and Connecticut , representing some 30 , 000 farmers , was held in Boston February 23 for consideration of co-operation and business arrangements of the order , Master J . H . Hale , of Connecticut , in the chair , and N . B . Douglas , of Massachusetts , Secretary . The following resolutions were passed : INCREASE OV POSTAGE . WHEREAS , A bill now before the Postofflce Committee of the United States Senate proposes the Increase in the rate of postage on fourth-class matter from one cent per ounce to two cents ; and . WHEREAS , Said increase is directly tn the interest , if not at the instigation of the express companies and against the true Interests of the People at large , therefore , ttesolved , That we earnestly protest against an increase in rates of postage , and respectfully :, ™ 0 . ur J enators a-d Bepresentatives in Congress to do all in their power to pre...
^^^^^^ i ^ ui ^^ ifcfti SpiLMMIMBjHj [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 March 1886
^^^^^^ i ^ ui ^^ ifcfti SpiLMMIMBjHj Mattoon , HI ., Farmers * Institute . This Institute , under the auspices of the Illinois Department of Agriculture , was well attended throughout . About 100 farmers of Coles County were present at the opening . A large number of delegates from abroad were present . Among those earlv noticed by the representative of the FABM , FIELD AND STOCKMAN were J . Irving Pearce , Chicago ; Hon . B . E . Chester , Dr . S . H . Peabody , Prof . Geo . B Morrow , Prof . Wm . McMurtrie , Prof . J . T . Burrell , Champaign , 111 . ; Hon . D . B . Gillham , Upper Alton ; Col . Chas . F . Mills , Springfield , 111 . ; Chas . Wiley , Charleston , 111 ., and Hon . John Landrigan , of Albion , who took part in the discussions . Hon . E . E Chester called the meeting to order . Judge Bennett , of Mattoon , was elected Chairman , and W . T . Mason Secretary . Upon taking the chair Judge Bennett said he did not know why he had been named as Chairman , unless it was bec...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 March 1886
20 NURSERYMEN WANTED . $ 100 a month , or pay according to ability . Douglni County Nursery Co ., Omaha , Neb . Kuntrit , throughout the-county . Taylor &amp; Howard , Proprietors Office , 1509 Pamam St ., Omaha , Neb . P . 0 . Box 290 . I IP I Fl WANTED . $ 50 A WEEK and aULI U pensespaid . Valuable outfit and particulars IIL LI *&gt;• J . F . HILL &amp; CO ., Augusta , Maine . HOMES FOR SALE ^^ SESBST Land in large or small bodies , where cold never kill .-. vegetation , locations secured . Good references given . Write to Prank Hendry , Myers , Fla . Box a B-BII- 8 pkts Flower Seed 10 c . Spits XEiBUO Vegetable Seed 10 c . Postpaid . Cat- ** aloguefree . J . J . BELL , Windsor , K . V . BLUEBERRY PLANTS . ^^^«^ V ^|«^ u | S List freeT DELOB S TAPLES , West Sebewa , Mich . - «&amp;__&amp; . TWO NEW mWWMi SUNFLOWE R S QLri &lt; 3 P PRIZE MAMMOTH—Introduced tot MWm yea ? loWordersfilled . M . ozijK . « M _ - « 1 _ BLACKGIANT-Beatsthema...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 March 1886
l / flU ( . DG # X £ r £ _ PAT v decu 42 USallo 8 t ., CHICAGO . Besctif-IIyUlnstrated . Sent Free . Write for it l ** Contains all Farm , Garden and Flower Seeds , Bulbs , Plants , Seed Corn , Potatoes , Garden Tools . DIIDBEEIft FARM ANNUAL FOR lM nil H P hh \ BUMS , w WHSS . * 88 WW III _ b _^ l _ i of new illustrations , two Color ^ f Pln &lt; e .. r _ K __ 5 L- __ I ¦ . __¦ WW all about the Bert Garden , nurm an t „ the 0 PPHA Bulbe , Plant * , Thoroughbred stock and Fancy Poultry . NoVE _ . Vk l _ 11 V gH &amp; epWlete catalogue of ( fie kind published , and descrfoesBAK * „ , „ „ ot UCCUUI y 1 ? 9 , ln VEO-i-ABIJBS and FtOWEBS , of real value , H-K . -- ™™ - » wi be obtained elsewhere . Send address on a postal to __ ,. _ ,.. * _ BA W . ATLEE BURPEE &amp; ™ , pu ^ Mm * ?^
J 5 RTICULTURE . I [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 March 1886
J 5 RTICULTURE . I Girdled Fruit Trees . trees trdl ed ^ m oe , rats and rabbits , spacer S ^^ taches wide ? B . O . E . , / a Ci * « e two principal means of „^ ne fruit trees girdled in winter . One sa I g „ vpr the wound as soon aa made , ^ then -iound with earth completely T , _ rti 8 eirdled surface . There is genab 0 n inrtions of bark or albumen left to er 8 | LCmunicatlon if taken before the aRS ft » dries Another plan is that of i „ a eh ng , oonnToting lie circulation 1 ? T „ nd below the wound by means of ctns connectmg above and below . But n \ once as preliminary , covering the lunded surface with . grafting wax or cuTdian to exclude air . Two or three Ssli ^ be used to each tree ^ according to size . This grafting should be done bf s ° me Person ° o nve ™» nt ™ th th f work , the only difficulty being to get free contact at each end of the graft of the newer bark of the cion with that of the stock . Potatoes for Early TTse . We are not going to tell you how to srow pot...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 March 1886
_ E _&lt;_ 3 rC _ £ -S ! SEEDS ! E G @ S ! S-E __ E ____&gt; S ! For each $ 1 worth of Plymouth Bock eggR I sell this year , I give 25 cts . worth of Garden Seeds . Eggs $ 1 per 15 . Over 9 , 000 shipped for setting in four years . Send for circular . R . G . CRIST , Sew Market , Ind . FLOWER SEEDS ! 10 Packets of Select Varieties of Flower Seeds , 25 e . Aster , Balsam , Japaness Cockscomb , Double China Pink , Everlasting Flower , New Emperor Larkspur , Giant Pyramidal Mignonette , Phlox Drummondii Grandiflora , and our flue mixture of Pansics . Or we will send twenty packets , our own selection , for 50 cents . Send Postal Noto or stamps . J . » . VANDERCOOK _ c CO ., .., ( Successors to J . W . Wilson . ) Austin , Cook Co ., 111 . m m ^ m m mfamxMamx m fforthemfirowa , CirefallrTeal«—- ¦ ¦ HISV All seed * are tested In a l __ in || U greenhouse erected for the ^ „!?__¦ purpose . . Norther— Seeds LIVE are the earliest , hardiest _ ¦ u . ¦ an ( j m 09 t productive ...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 March 1886
Germs and the Germ Theory The germ theory of disease , or that infectious and . contagious diseases are duo to organisms in the tissues or fluids of the body , and which , in carrying on the processes of their own living functions , produce changes that become apparent as diseases of various kinds , and which may end in death , is now widely accepted . In fact , in certain cases , it is no longer theory . Specific organisms have been seen under the microscope and described . The experiments of Pasteur and other investigators have proved that certain of these when introduced into the body will , without fail , develop the disease with which they have been previously known to be associated . Hence , by analogy , we may infer that many other diseases will be found to be due to the action of germs , though as yet the particular kind may not have been discovered . A scientific writer in the North British Agriculturist , in relation to the germ theory , in classing the majority of these o...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 March 1886
( fyfesdale and English-Shire Horses , S ^^^__ 9 HS K ^ SH — ¦_* l _ iP ^ Prize-winners at Chicago Fair , the World s I _ r . t - Orleans , the Boyal Society of England etc l . * ?« nortatlon arrived An * . 12 and nm £ , „ 7 Bcim . Wing facilities betogun q 4 lleu ^ thSS „ ? • 0 l tunitles offered elsewSere &amp; pSe ° n ± X ° ° rmala of choicest brcediniat / 5 ™¦ i „» cln Every-animal duly leaSuffl ^ d B Sn _ SC W J , 1 ,, f » suit all customers . Catalogues on n ™ , E lcni ) Bto BRAITH BROS ., Janesvilh . $ « m T G « - 91 miles from ChicaK b o . &amp; if W ii # ** i » miles from Hock Island by the O . M _ st _ Vn &lt; I m Mention the - arm , Field nndStoci 1 ,,, an . Western Headquarters for Cleveland Bays -ANDEnglish Shires . W . M . FIELDS &amp; BRO . Cedar Falls Stock Farm 0 © d « ,: r 3 P _ . Hs , lowk , jJJ ? l 8 | CLEVELAND BAY We have a choice large lot on hand , and tor STYLE ACTION and QUALITY , combined with choice pedl grees . we defy com...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 March 1886
Points of Superiority in Bulb . Ever since Gruenon gave forth hia theory that the value of the tmllasasire of meritorious milk cows was indicated bt ttie escutcheon , the attempts to prove hi theory by experiments have been _„ merou 7 but at the present day we cannot point to a single breeding ; estabhsh2 where the character of . the sire 18 so determined . Yet there should be some outward indications . for enabling the breeder to form an opinion regarding the Sta of males , but so far no theory has torn demonstrated as a fact . True , the soft velvety skin , orange ears , and characteristic form may be accepted _ as assistants , but there is great similarity in animals of that class , and honce no reliable outward marks are known . We are aware that some Jersey breeders wiU claim differently , but the majority of them have long ago abandoned all methods for testing the superiority of a bull , except that of the records of his daughters . It is not so much now as to what tho appeara...
VETERINARY [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 20 March 1886
VETERINARY The several departments of tbe FARM , FIELD AND STOCKMAK are for the use and convenience of its patrons . Subscribers wishing advice will please state their questions plainly and concisely . In relation to diseases and ailments of live stock , it is necessary that we be informed fully of the symptoms as observed , else It will be impossible to fully understand and prescribe for the case . Spongy Warts . —M . J . H ., North Platte , Neb . ; See spongy growth , FABM , FIBIJ ) AND STOCKMAN of March 13 . Impaction of the Crop . —A . D . T ., plymouth , Ind .: In a serious case clip oft the feathers from over the crop out freely in with a sharp knife , remove the contents and sew up . Film on Eye . —P . 0 . H ., Granley , Mo .: The difficulty ls one we do not like to prescribe for . A veterinarian should see tbe eye . Of course , if a film is formed , an operation must remove it . It is possible that it may not he a film . Alum for Warts . —J . M . McO .: Burnt alum , powdered...