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CHEAP EXCURSIONS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 18 June 1898
CHEAP EXCURSIONS Are run the first and third Tuesday of each month to all points in the west and southwest , via the Missouri Pacific Ry . and Iron Mountain Route . Write for particulars . On receipt of eight cents in postage stamps , will mail a work of art . The most comprehensive and typographically the handsomest work of its kind ever Issued about the state of Texas , or several fine publications about Arkansas . Address _ _ BISSELL WILSON , D . P . A ., Ill Adams St ., Chicago , 111 . The meeting of the National Educational Association at Washington , July 7-12 , offers exceptional inducements to those who wish to visit the national capital . The Monon Route will sell tickets for one fare for the round trip with ample time to make side trips to Mount Vernon and other points of interest . Send stamp for beautiful illustrated book . Address Frank J . Reed , G . P . A ., Chicago , City Ticket Office , 232 Clark street . What is the price of Dobbins Electric ° l ? ive cents a bar f...
ANOTHER IMPROVEMENT IN TRAIN SERVICE [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 18 June 1898
ANOTHER IMPROVEMENT IN TRAIN SERVICE On Nickel Plate Road , train No . 6 leav . ng Van Buren Street Passenger Station , Chicago ( on the Loop ) , at 2 : 55 p . m . Oaily , for Buffalo and local stations , with Buffalo sleeper . Also New York sleeper via Nickel Plate and Lackawanna Roads . Rates always the lowest . The excellent train service to Boston and New York City , with through day coaches and sleep : ng-ears to New York City and through sleeping-cars to Boston , and the excellent dining-car service , will continue as heretofore .
CASH PRIZES [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 18 June 1898
CASH PRIZES Large cash prizes and other valuable gifts are offered by the J . C . Ayer Co ., of Lowell , Mass ., for collections of Health Proverbs . Returns must be in by August 1 , 1 S 98 . Begin your collection at once , and write them for further particulars .-
Page 14 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 18 June 1898
NATIONALHIQHWAV TENTH /^^ S ANNUAL CONVENTION W qgmff * NATIONAL . POPUL . n ROUTE E DUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION WASHINGTON JULY 7 TO 12 , 1898 ONEFARE ^ . R sTog , ( FROM CHICAGO $ 19 . 50 ) Solid Vestibule Trains with Pullman t Equipment , Observation Cars , Dining Cars . iSPECIAL N . E . A . TRAINS FROM CHICAGO * Call on nearest ticket agent for detailed In-1 formation , or address , J D . B . MARTIN , B . N . AUSTIN « M . P . T . BALTIMORI S . P . A . CHIOAOO \ ¦ i ! } j Z . ! j i . I I TRP l | | ! . ! • | ! . , j : I
Page 14 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 18 June 1898
. June 18 , 1898 Sour Stomach • After , 1 was Induced to try CASOAKET 8 , 1 will never bo without them in the house . My liver was In a very bail shape , and my head ached and I had stomach trouble . Now , since taking Cuscarets , I feel fine . My wife has also used them with beneficial results for sour stomach . . Jos . KltEULiNO , 11121 Congress St ., St . Louis , Mo , • m \ 7 M CATHARTIC ^ UVttOJWVO ^^ ^^ TRADEMARK REOISTCRED ^^^^ ^^^^ VvtlMJttlll ^ lBMP ^ Pleasant , Palatable . Potent . Taste Good , Do Good , Never Sicken , Weaken , or Gripe , 10 c , 25 c , 60 c ... CURE CONSTIPATION . ... Sterling Itemed ; Cumpnn } , Clilcngo , Montreal , Netr York . 318 UA Tfl DAP Sold and guaranteed by all drugHII * I UDAu gists to CTJBE Tobacco Habit . KSMJIHSWill make the sole absolutely iffTllBSlV / irfffWOOF . Prevents slipll ilVJ 39 Pn ? on &lt; c 7 or wet pavements . E \ ¦¦ Hit Adds li to life of shoes . PreBvVlTlflllvents stitches from wearing , KrWilllBrf Great money for agent...
Miscellaneous [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 18 June 1898
Miscellaneous Let in the Air Professor Storer says : Every well-tilled field , or better yet , every will-tilled field provided with tile drains , is in . some sort a saltpetre yard . In such a field much of the manure and of the remains of plants , and of the hu , mus in the soil , will readily be converted into saltpetre ; and all experience teaches the great value of this substance considered as a manure . Indeed , when the soil is merely stirred , as with a hoe , or harrow , or cultiator , it must often happen that the formation of nitrates is promoted , and some part of the significance of the summer tillage of crops may be fairly attributed to an actual increase of fertility through changes brought about by the action of oxygen on organic matters in the soil . . But even if saltpetre he left , out of consideration it will still be true that the good effects produced by frequent plowing , harrowing and hoeing , and by draining also , result not merely from an alteration in the ...
Page 15 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 18 June 1898
WHEN OTHERS FAIL CONSULT DOCTOR SWEJ . MY , For the speedy and permanent cure of all &lt; NERVOUS , CHRONIC AND PRIVATE Diseases , even In their most aggravated forms . There Is no one man In the world who has performed so many permanent cures in both Men and Women ot troubles which other physicians of acknowledged ability had Blven up as hopeless as this eminent SPECIALIST . Nothing baffles his keen perception , his unerring diagnosis , nor his marvelous professional abilities , resulting from many years ofexperience . TOUNO lira suffering from any of the many aliments resulting from indiscretions of youth or men of maturer years suffering from excesses of any kind should consult him without delay , place themselves . aider his treatment and have lost strength , manly vigor and confidence restored . 1 A / DITI ? 1 you cannot call , a letter • IHI I Ei carefully describing your symptoms and he will send to you in plain envelope his scientinc and honest opinion of your case f...
Weather and Crops [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 18 June 1898
Weather and Crops Illinois—Week generally favorable , although too wet in many central and northern counties , causing delay in la e corn planting and cultivation , and fields are becoming weedy . Too rank growth of oats , with a tendency to rust in wheat and- oats . Wheat harvest begun in southern counties , with fair to good yield ; clover cutting also begun . Broom corn planting continues . Gardens and potatoes excellent . Early small fruits plentiful on markets . Wisconsin—Rainfall abundant , well distributed and timely . Temperature above normal . All crops made unusually good growth . Corn cultivation retarded by rain . Winter wheat and rye heading well . Oats and barley rank ; some complaint of lodging on rich ground . Tobacco setting in progress and plants starting well . Strawberries beginning to ripen . Fruit prospect excellent . Michigan—Ample and fairly well distributed showers have been beneficial to all crops , especially oats and grass . Winter wheat and rye are in fi...
Page 16 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 18 June 1898
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Page 16 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 18 June 1898
????????????? : ????????«????* | DOUBLETHE PRICE !• ¦ J __ , ! olCorn ::: I ? / js \ r-ip \ J / N by uBln &amp; ¦ * j ; : 1 » M , WOODS 1 ! ;; «*^ e ***^^ steam Cooker , ;; &lt; ? No waste of feed . Requires no atten- &lt;» &lt; ? tion . One fire cooks 10 to $ 0 bushels . &lt; &gt; . &lt; &gt; Water in tanks at a distance can be [ ? heated . No smell as strength of feed ; X is say ed . Tank ot Galvanized steel , ,, &lt; Wire-box boiler steel . Stock does bet- &lt; i o . ter on cooked feed . Sold on Six &lt;&gt; &lt;&gt; months trial . Send for Circular . . &lt;» : ; CHARLES WOOD , Jacksonville , III , ]\ ?????????????????????*????? QTHE BEST PUMP * m \ f ° r deep wells , shallow wells , cisterns , Vfill V » . tlireshertjmkB , spraying , etc . lathe fPBUCKEYE - L Force Pump . . I Made In many varieties and styles . It throws I a steady stream . Over 300 , 000 now in...
The Week [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 25 June 1898
The Week Gen . Shatter s army of 16 , 000 men reached Santiago de Cuba at noon of Tuesday , and at this writing the troops are debarking from the transports and preparing to give battle to the Spanish forces occupying southeastern Cuba . There is a feeling that great and decisive events are to occur ; perhaps before this paper reaches our readers a bloody struggle will have taken place and the stars and stripes be waving from the summits of Santiago . Co-operating with Shatter s corps are the Cuban troops , 4 , 000 strong , under command of the aged but able Gen . Garcia . Here is a force of 20 , 000 as brave men as ever lived , backed up by the guns of one of the finest naval fleets , size considered , in the world . What the opposing force consists of in the way of men and armaments is not definitely known . The number of the enemy s troops in the vicinity of Santiago and Guantanamo is estimated variously at from 15 , 000 to 30 , 000 , the former number doubtless being nearly corr...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 25 June 1898
Published Weekly by THE FARMERS VOICE , 334 Dearborn Street , Chicago , 111 . W . H . BURKE , J . C . BIIAINGSfcEA , EDITOR . BUSINESS MANAGER . MILIIEE PURVIS , ASSOCIATE EDITOR . Entered at Chicago Post-Office as Second-Class Matter , Terms of Subscription : One Copy One Year One Dollar , Advertising- Rates : Twenty-five Cents per Agate I &lt; ine , Make all Drafts or Orders payable and address all commttni . cations to THE IFARMERS VOICE , 334 Dearborn Street , Chicago . THE FARMERS VOICE CO ., 334 Dearborn St ., Chicago . 111 . 150 Nassau St ., New York . CHICAGO , JUKE 26 , 1898 .
Concerning Our Forests [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 25 June 1898
Concerning Our Forests Tornado , flood , earthquake nor Are , nor all combined , have created a tithe of the destruction which has followed the American woodman with his axe on his vandal march through the noble forests of this great land of ours . Nothing wickeder in history has ever been than his ruthless annihilation of the sheltering trees , which were ages in developing and to restore which must require ages more . What shall we do to in part repair the ruin he has wrought and save the remnants of the forests primeval ? The legislature of New York has recently passed An act to promote education in forestry and to encourage and provide for establishing a college of forestry at Cornell university , appropriating $ 10 , 000 for the purpose of starting the work . This is certainly an important step in the right direction . But it does not provide for the adoption of scientific methods in the management of the state s forests , which are still magnificent in sections . Dr . Fernow ,...
Prospective Prices for Wheat [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 25 June 1898
Prospective Prices for Wheat The prospect for an enormous wheat crop was never brighter than at present , and it is not confined to our own country . Under the influence of these promising crop conditions wheat is now inclining to lower prices , and in some quarters it is felt that the bumper crop will destroy values , come market time . That we have no reason to expect the boom prices which Mr . Leiter , the war and an actual world-short-age combined to produce and maintain for a time is true , yet we are justified by existing conditions in looking for fair prices for every bushel grown in 1898 . The fact remains that there is practically no wheat in existence today which is invisible ; that is to say , the high prices developed by the big May deal brought every bushel of marketable grain to view . And when we consider that the surplus is unusually small ( Broomhall estimates that by August 1 there will be no old wheat ) , we may safely count upon fair prices even though the crop b...
Farmers' Experiment Clubs [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 25 June 1898
Farmers Experiment Clubs In the Farmers voice last week appeared a contribution signed Experimenter , which should attract wide attention and induce immediate action along the line of experimentation among farmers . It is a truth that cannot be successfully disputed that the agriculture of the present is destructive to the extent that it is using the stored fertility of the soil without making adequate return for the loss . Let any one who is inclined to contradict this sit down and write out a list of the farms in his own neighborhood and then check off those which produce as much or more of any crop than they did when first brought into cultivation . If this is done it will be seen that the size of the list will not be greatly diminished , but if from such a . list we should erase those which produce much less than they once did there would be a vast difference . With improved methods and better varieties we get better crops from new land , but these same agencies sooner exhaust i...
Some Results of Co-operation [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 25 June 1898
Some Results of Co-operation At a meeting of the immigration convention held recently at Winnipeg , Manitoba , Consul Hespler of the German empire gave a very interesting history of the Mennonite immigration to Manitoba , which suggests what an energetic people , working under voluntary co-operation along agricultural lines may accomplish . Mr . Hespler traced the movement from 1874 , when he conducted five Russian delegates of the Mennonites through the province and assisted in the negotiations which resulted in the dominion granting the reserves up to the present time . The 180 families who settled here in 1874 have increased by immigration and natural increase to 2 , 960 families numbering 20 , 000 souls . They have 235 , 160 acres under cultivation . Last year they harvested 3 ,- 500 , 000 bushels of grain exclusive of flax . Of flax they raised 950 , 000 bushels . They own 11 , 000 horses , 8 , 300 cows and 10 , 000 young cattle . In 1874-5-6 they borrowed $ 195 , 000 from the ...
The Praise of Our Friends [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 25 June 1898
The Praise of Our Friends The Washington ( D . C . ) Times refers to The Farmers Voice as one of America s greatest agricultural journals , and Mr . Soule of Farm , Field and Forum , Guthrie , Okla ., recently told us that one of his exchanges declared that The Farmers Voice and Farm , Field and Forum were the only agricultural journals in this country paying any attention to the real needs of the farmer . These generous words from our friends are fully appreciated . i • H . A . Heath , business manager of that excellent paper , The Kansas Farmer , told us of going to see an extensive advertiser in St . Louis . This gentleman told Mr . Heath that he considered The Farmers Voice the best paper he knew of . He said he was a very busy man and took but little time to read . When The Farmers Voice comes each week he reads its news pages and editorials and feels that he knows about all that is worth knowing of the news of the world . This from a man who has access to all the farm papers a...