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Page 13 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 19 January 1899
- ^___ __ i __ k __ . THK OIFBOVED feM VICTOR Incubator I I ____ U _______ Er B ^ ° hu OUokau by Stum .. Abiotatdy _ . * . ™ ___ P ^ 5 H • eU . _*_ ntl »_ t __ Jt . Tha ilmpleit , molt J Omim . tfl | UUk , _____ . hupMtStitalui Hatcher ill I &gt; $ _ J _ L U * 5 S ___! V « E «« la _» FKEK . [ l ou . m OEQ . BBTgj . CO ., QPDIOY . ILL . 1701717 Catalogue of the lending breeds of pure brat rKLt POULTRY . ^ A . cBosBY , H 5 ? . a ? - ; | breeds of prize-winning chickens , duck ? , geese and VII turkeys . Eggs and fowls at low prices . Send 3 c . pos-L-Utage for fine poultry cagulogue . K . V . NeuberL Box 806 . Mankato , Mbui . S _ ¦ BARRED PLYMOUTH ROCKS , $ 1 . 00 OOO to $ a °° each . MAMMOUTH BRONZE vvv TURKEYS $ 3 . 00 to $ 4 . 00 . IKA OOTTINGHAM , E &lt; lert , 111 . B . ___ .-. _ ERNA ___ D breeder of n I UPI / I MIOPIJIIUP Youngand Old stock for sale . DLHIjH LAnbdHANb Scored birds after December 1 . Eggs in Season B . H yBRNAIyP , Roseville , 111 . GEO . KREUSC...
Winter Spraying ; for Pear Insects [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 19 January 1899
Winter Spraying ; for Pear Insects TWO of the most common arid injurious insect pests of trie pear tree may be largely controlled by a proper spraying -while the trees are dormant during the winter . PEAR-LB AF BLISTER MITE . ONE of theseis the pear-leaf blister mite . The reddish blisters which appear on trie leaves in spring and :-l 4 ter . on turnbrown and become thick and corky ; -doi-not seem to be a serious injury to the , ta ; e $ other than in-causing the foliage -to ar 6 p much more quickly than usual , in the fall ; But when the . disease is abundant , the foliage will often drop in midsummer , especially upon young tr ^ es or those in . ther . nur . eery . It is upon these that the Injury is most apparent , preventing a good , growth and , when occurring year after year , quite seriously stunting the tree . It must always be remembered that a tree s leaves are as necessary to its growth as are the lungs to a person , and the moment it is deprived of them , just that soon ...
• Intensive Celerv Culture [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 19 January 1899
• Intensive Celerv Culture IN my market garden I have practiced some methods of intensive cultivation , a description of wriich may interest your- readers . Every market gardener should riave an experiment / plat in connection witri -trie market garden , that he may first experiment with new methods of culture , or test new varieties of fruits and vegetables , before he uses them extensively . Such an experiment plat has proved very valuable to . me , and one of the good things whicri ; is the result of several years of experimenting-on a small plat , ia my new method of celery culture . I will describe it : briefly as follows : I first make the soil very rich , usinglOO . tons or more stable manure per acre ; then , when the soil is-pulverized very fine , I set early in May , plants of the White Plume and follows : two rows are set one foot apart , with the plants six inches apart in the row . then I leave a space of eighteen inches and set two more rows in the same way , thus maki...
Geauga County , Ohio [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 19 January 1899
Geauga County , Ohio Writing from Geauga county . Ohio , in December last , our correspondent says : Potatoes have yielded from SOO . to 400 bushels to the acre this season . ¦ ¦ : Those that marketed early got $ 100 and upwards per acre , treble : what : trie land would sell for upon wriich the crop was grown , while wheat or oats that produced $ 15 per acre in value was a good crop . Dairymen have done quite . well ; Several cheese factories are running through the winter with good success . Farmers are counting that sheep are paying . again ,-asdouble the number are kept that were a short time ago . ^ ambs bring a good price when fed to near spring . Will someone tell , us how to make a ewe own her lamb when she wisries to disown it ?
« »» Live Stock Diseases in Indiana , 1808 [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 19 January 1899
« »» Live Stock Diseases in Indiana , 1808 P URDUE University Agricultural Experiment Station sends out trie following , January 3 , 1899 : Trie -veterinary department of trie experiment station has been keeping a carefulf observation upon tlie occurrence of the diseases . of domestic animals in the state , and , a brief summary ; of the conditions for - tithe past year is as follows : The greatest loss has been caused : by hog cholera . The r disease has been general all over the state , but has not so completely devastated all -the herds in a given locality , as is often the case . The total loss is probably more than 900 , 000 hogs , valued at more than $ 5 , 000 , 000 . The disease has subsided somewhat at the present time . Trie station rias used 4 , 300 pounds of guaranteed criolera cures in the past two years , without finding apractical remedy . . * * C ATTLE were affected , by an unusual number of diseases . Contagious ^ sdve eves existed as an epidemic during the late summ...
Tamworth Men Meet' [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 19 January 1899
Tamworth Men Meet The third annual meeting of the American Tamworth Swine Record Association will be rield at trie office of trie secretary , Wolverine Citizen Building , Flint , Mich ., at 10 o clock a . in . Monday , Feb . 20 , 1899 . A board of directors . will be elected at this time ., • The increase in popularity and great demand for this , the largest and most prolific of the 1 bacon breeds , indicates a most encouraging outlook for trie Tamworth and the Association in the future . It is hoped that every stockholder as well as all breeders and admirers of the Tamworth will be present . Edwin O . Wood , Secretary .
A Winter Crop in the Cellar [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 19 January 1899
A Winter Crop in the Cellar Is there another edible , besides the mushroom , that , can- be growm in the dark ? yes , answers a Rural New Yorker correspondent , and so cheaply and profitably grown that every farmer and gardener in the land may not only have a supply for home use , but market also . Growing pieplant in winter has passed the experimental stage and become a profitable industry in this section at least . Thousands of dollars are paid the gardeners here each winter for the product , whicri is bought at high prices , both for home consumption and for shipment . Any cellar or outbuilding which can be made absolutely frost and light proof will answer the purpose . There is no objection to the riouse cellar , as no manure and very little water are required , so no odor or dampness will arise . Trie labor of growing is so little and the profits so large that the most greedy ought to be satisfied with the results . »«»
Some Interesting Horse Figures [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 19 January 1899
Some Interesting Horse Figures By George Williams . ( Secretary Illinois Horse Breeders Association .. TO the Editor : I have just been « run-i ning over some interesting figures culled from the Year Books of the Department of Agriculture . From then * I find triat riorses were at trieir higriest point in regard to number in 1893 when the United States had 16 , 206 , 802 horses at an average value of $ 61 . 22 and total value of $ 769 ,- 224 , 799 . The highest average value was in 1884 when 11 , 169 , 683 horses averaged $ 74 . 64 . The highest amount of money that was 5 no ^?« d , in ll 01 ses was in 1892 when 15 .- 4 » S , 140 horses were worth $ 1 , 007 , 593 , 636 an average of $ 65 . 01 . . + I ? J 1 S 2 ! _ ? ur s &lt; toek of horses had decreased to 14 , 364 , 667 and their value to $ 452 , 649 ,- ;^ pT an ? vel a S e ° * $ 31 . 51 , the low point in total and average values . A loss in total value from highest point of $ 554 , 944 , 240 , or about 55 per cent , and ...
± mamtna 1 A Cup of Chocolate [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 19 January 1899
± mamtna 1 A Cup of Chocolate jittie jsimer s bought liim a . blackboard andl three-sticks * of chalks a few days ago . The other evening little Elmer got hold of a cup that was half full of water . Ttieii he hunted around until he found one of his pieces of chalk , which . he put Into the cup . His mamma silently watched him until he had set the cup on the register , beside the door . T . hen she asked : What on earth are you doing , darling ? I m making you a cup ot chalkolet , the little boy replied . —Cleveland Eeader . ;
Page 15 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 19 January 1899
A BARGAIN ! ¥ i £ idS- ° SL • CRIK &amp; KUGLER , Staablrry . Ho P 11 D Jl J ! i th i ts d » eI eJMuI climate , rich soil , absence KIIMfl fr ° m frosts , droughts and pests . oHers £ ? UUDH g ^ W thrifty American citizen a dSirlb ^ soured by ev ^ 8 ¦ a i &lt; US ? - , 21 e _ i m 6 nt A whl ^ ~ * £ SSSSTaffli 6 o V IS UnHlrC to , « £ 2 JS , S h J » made by a respon- II 11 Mr _ Tl slbllOn l „ and I by men of ability IIUIflLU and n „? i _ J ?? nagea tation . Write immediately ^^ forTartlcutors at i 2 S 2 l iSfSi and a Book and Map of Cuba , Free 1711 IT P CUBAHim immkA FREE 1427 P St ., N . W ., Washington , D . C . ,,, ** SUNNY SOUTH MELD AND HEALTHY CLIMATE . Good water J ^ J ^?^ - 1 ^ 66 catalogue of South-Side ^ Virginia 2 S 2 i N ?? T C ^ ° H ? i ^ 2 ??!_ . Elcursion rates , dates , etc apply to L . M . THAl _ EiB , Beal Estate Agent , Woodburn . Person County . Nortli Carolina . There is no reason why you should Believe all Me _ are Liars , Because You have not b...
QUERIST _ COLUMN . [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 19 January 1899
QUERIST _ COLUMN . Sign your name and address to all letters for this department . We take no notice off unsigned communications . We will not • publish the names If so requested . Questions will , not be answered unless written on paper containing no reference to subscriptions or other departments of-the paper . Questions of law In this column are answered by O . II . Barnett , of the Chicago Bdr , 151 ( 1 Monadnock building , Chicago . Owing to the large number of legal questions received by this depaitment with requests for reply by mall , wc shall hereafter answer- no legal queries by mail unless accompanied by a fee of ? 1 per question . Art Supplies . Are the art snipplies of A . II . Abbott •__ Co . as good as I can get from New York ?—M . C . Guernsey . —Yes . Cigars . 1 would like to know if ( he Imperial Cigar Company is reliable . Will they do iust what they say they will ?—W . O . Coziul , Colu . —We do not recommend them . Red Gross Society . Ilease answer the following...
* Up-to-Date Hen Story [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 19 January 1899
* Up-to-Date Hen Story A CORRESPONDENT of the Springfield , Mass ., Republican , vouches for the truthfulness of the following : • My sister lived on a farm in Woodbury , Ct ., and raised a great many fowls . One hen turkey was very unfortunate with her broods , losing them by talcing them into the tall grass , some distance . away . She was an excellent mother , but lacked judgment . She mourned sincerely for them and for comfort would coax the broods of the other turkeys and hens to follow her . One morning , about four oclock my sister was awakened by a pecking at her face . Springing up , she found a hen on ; the bed . It was the mother of a young brood of chickens . She . pondered a moment and then said to her husband : I believe that » ld turkev is calling Biddys chickens away . Going to the door , the hen in advance , there , indeed , was the childless fowl clucking to the chickens , which were toddling along after her . The mother hen had given the alarm , but the mystery wa...
Southern Farmer [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 19 January 1899
Southern Farmer By Little Yankee .. , G LAD to see the southern farmer waking up , for they are forty years behind time ; - and something must be done now . T Why-not-try the Irish potato in the cotton belt of Louisiana ? Our southern railroad men think that is the cyop for that section , as they have made inquifcy . all along the . lines , and find the potato - crop short in many places , and the present crop will be exhausted long before the North ¦ can produce themf . That means big money for some one , but not for ns here in the river belt , for it is difficult to find high land enough for : what , are needed at home , and a garden , spot on some farms . The potato will make here , in from ten to fifteen days earlier , , from plantings mad / 3 at the same time , ih the north . The Peerless is the potato for . the south . • In selling , make two grades . The larger ones will command the higher price , while if all sold together , you only get the price for common potatoes . Boil ...
VETERINARY [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 19 January 1899
VETERINARY The several , departments of this paper are for rue use and convenience of , its subscribers exclusively Th 0 ge wlshln „ , aav , ce . ] n ms CQhwa * 1 Please state their questions ¦ plainly and concseiy . upon paper , containing no reference to subscriptions or to ; otlier departments of the paper , in relation to diseases and other ailments of live stock ,. it ls , : necessary . - _ that we : bef exactly inloimed of the . symptoms as observed ., else It will De ^ imposslble to fully . understand and . preser be „ , , ne case- Wercannot answer : veterinary inii ? S ^ ma » « ness ? 1 ( the regular vtterlnarv iee ) is inclosed . Sore MouthV . ~ mouth 86 wn n c d , a remedy for a cow with a sore t u . Has been sore for some time and does not eat well , nothing but shelled oats . —J . G . Johnson . —Give a pound epsom salts in quart o £ water . Examine the- mouth for any irritation or cause of soreness .- Wash the mouth dally with alum water-or-borax solution , about a table...