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_ J 3 y Q ^ g ^ zM JFrcQpkff . Sweefr [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 April 1907
_ J 3 y Q ^ g ^ zM JFrcQpkff . Sweefr Synopsis of Previous Chapters . Josephine Whilden and her mother are spending the season at a fashionable hotel in the south . Spencer Grant , a young artist , is very much infatuated with the pretty society girl , and succeeds in separating her from a fishing party , and takes her across the bay in an old launch , to sec a piece of land he wishes to purchase , Intending to build a home and establish her as its mistress . He declares his love , and is refused as Josephine thinks he is of the working world , and she of the social strata . Returning to the wharf they find the launch has left them , and they decide to walk two miles around by the bridge . They soon come to a home where a . young girl is setting pineapple plants , whom Josephine discovers to be her cousin , who with her mother has come here to live , having lost their property in the North . Mabel Carruthers has written a story of southern life which , by a . coincidence , Spencer G...
'beautifying the Front Yard . [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 April 1907
beautifying the Front Yard . By Milton O . ffeUon . What lies between your front door and the road ? If your house lias not been built plumb up to the highway—and most farm houses are not—Ill tell you what lies between your front door and the road . An opportunity ! A splendid opportunity . And speaking at large , it JS a womans opportunity . The front yard is the reception room of the home . It is the logical place for lawn , shrubs and flowers . Any farm house can have these and any farmer s wife who sets her head and her heart on having them and sets her . hands at work to get and keep them can have them in plenty . You need a tidy , pretty front yard to brighten your own outlook ; your neighbors need-it as an example and an inspiration to do the same at their house ; and the passerby will bless you for the beauty you handed out to him . The people of your county will come to speak of your farm as—say—that place on the Ridge road where they have such a pretty lawn and flower gard...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 April 1907
CURE FOR LIQVOR , AND TOBACCO . The Kansas Anti-Liquor Society is mailing free a recipe tor the cure of the liquor habit It can he given secretly in food . Also one for the tobacco habit that can be given secretly The only request thoy make is that you do not sell recipes , but give copies to friends . Add . with stamp . Kansas Anti-Liquor Soc y , 32 Gray Bid , ™ ., Kansas Clt : , Mo . ^ MMMWVL A A J fl BMdra Nine , FrlesdiUn , 8 Uk Flint * OfBtEPEmff VIIA 1 Enrelope tna til other kind ! of CARDS immffftflffl } fc **^ B — v — t » 1 1 girapl . Albna 3 BZ &amp; 3 » NIC of Flneit Ctrdi ind Blrwrt Premium Lilt , til for » OcEsEsK 3 „ Etlu » ii . oDioCii 4 a &gt; M ? Ar &lt; T , OADi 2 , oino .
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 April 1907
SaTE ^ Xl a ^ L i ttlcKrag r rifle , $ 5 . oo **^ flL Write lor Our 140-page Free Catalog j Any man or boy or girl Interested in firearms will find it full of helpful information on hunting , proper care of weapons , notes on sights , ammunition , etc . Why not write to us to-oayr Send four cents in stamps to cover postage . Ask your dealer—insist on Stevens . If you cannot obtain them , we snip direct , ex * press prepaid . 3 . BTBVEH 8 ABV 8 * TOOL 00 , 360 Pine Street Chlcopee Foils , Mafl 8 . „ TJ . 8 . A , ¦ ARTISTIC HOMES Send 10 cents for my catalogue of designs and plans of modern low cost cottages and houses . New designs are issued monthly and will be sent free of cost to those sending for my catalogue . Representatives wanted in this locality , contractor and builder preferred . GEO . S . KINGSLEY , Architect 56 La Salle Street • CHICAGO , ILL . FAT PEOPLE I Will Send You a Trial TreatmentFree f % ^ . I can reduce your weight Thru * jgmuA *• Viw Founds a Week and turn i ^...
s T 1 * Yw ^^ f ^^ mmTm ^ oj % ] ASS WU * OGILVIES , ^ % t | | p [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 April 1907
s T 1 * Yw ^^ f ^^ mmTm ^ oj % ] ASS WU * OGILVIES , ^ % t | | p By Mary Castle AIMs De Cou . By Mary Castle AIMs De Cou . CHAPTER I . A MIDNIGHT ADVENTURE . It was but a short time after Gen , Washingtons war council at White Horse Inn , that one night , long after the inmates of the inn had retired , Sally Campbell suddenly sat up in bed , listening . She was positive there had been a strange , queer noise downstairs . But though she continued to listen with strained ears , not a sound more could she detect . An odd , grating noise . it had been and a vague fear took quick possession of Sally s soul . What if the British had discovered the presence of Captain Coverly in the tavern tonight ? Ever since her brother Travis had come home at candle-light and reported that the enemys scout , Silver Fox , was in the neighborhood , she had felt a dread foreboding that something was going to happen . Late in the evening the Captain had arrived , bound north on a dangerous mission to Gen . ...
Qurafomefolub } [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 April 1907
Qurafomefolub } gy G / yrsV : pmepnens OUR HOME CLUB AND NEIGHBORHOOD CLUBS . This is indeed a full Home Club meeting , with interesting communications from many members , all of which are most welcome . Hetty Hicks gives the young people of marriageable age a good talk , and we hop young Farmer s Wifes question will bring helpful suggestions . Personally , the editor has known of but one really successful neighborhood club among farmers wives , though she has known of the organization of several societies , all of which died from what seemed strangulation with red tape—too much formality and observance of parliamentary rules , and expecting the too frequent appearance of members on the program .- This successful neighborhood club had no rules whatever , and came to be finally dubbed The Visitors . The first meet ing was by imitation of individuals to visit on a certain afternoon a progressive farmer s wife who saw and felt the need of greater sociability in the neighborhood , and w...
Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 April 1907
« iw Baby Clothes Patterns SHB ^ My New outfit contains SO patterns and j . Wfc directions for loiitf , or 10 for short ui - ^ mk clothes , with directions for material , fcjpyH etc ., a copy of Nurses Hints to Mothers , ¥ *•!&amp; alfi 0 True Ittothcrhoodatid my catalogue ~^ Sr Illustrating articles and clothing for mfyr thenew baby . wlthprlcesandfuJlde6 rw 5 % script ! ona . This outfit sent postpaid KaJ ^ fc torib cents , silver or stamps . IgiwrnnBpF tec natlsfttf tlon or will refund jour money , ^^ Addreii , l &amp; ra , C . F . ATSHA , Newark , K , I ,
Page 6 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 April 1907
DoingaWeek sWashing In 6 Minutes—Read the Proof THIS woman Is using a 1900 Gravity Washer , money It will Bnvo you—you can take plenty of All she has to do is keep tlio washer going , time to pay for it . A little push starts It one way— a little pull- ay * o much o week—or so much a month—as brings It back—the washer does the rest . suits you beat . The clothes etny still—the water rushes through Pay for the washer as It saves for you . and around thorn—and the dirt Is taken out . I make you this offer because I want you to find In tlx minutes your tubful of clothes Is clean , out foryoursolf whntn . 1900 Gravity Washer will do . This mnchino wlH wash Anything—from lace Iumwillinj 5 toirustyou , becn , useyoucanprobcurtalns to carpets , and get them absolutely , nbly get trusted at homo . And . if your credit is spotlessly * specHc « ily clean , good In your own town , It Is just as good with me . There Isnt anything about a 1900 Gravity It takes a big factory—the largest washer fa...
BEAUTIFYING THE FRONT YARD [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 April 1907
BEAUTIFYING THE FRONT YARD ( Continued from page 244 . ) Dont try too much in the garden the first year , but try a few things hard . Plant a clump or two of tiger lilies . Get the bulbs this spring and plant them right , and you will get good flowers this summer and for many years thereafter . They pay richly . We have a clump six years old that stand over six feet high and last year gave about 250 fine lilies . Last spring we planted two dozen bulbs and all of them gave fine lilies later in the season . They increase slowly and get better for years . You can take the little bulblets that grow on the stalks and plant them , and if you wait a few years you will have tiger lilies by the thousands . Get some perennial phlox started this year . This flower has been so improved since your mother planted it that you wouldnt know it for the same thing . We have eighteen varieties in our gar den , and Sue is making new ones from seed every year . They last for years and their color effect ...
-THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF THE T . ARS AT OGILVIES . [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 April 1907
-THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF THE T . ARS AT OGILVIES . ( Continuedfrpm page 245 . ) voice shaking with the chill , it is most dreadfully cold . Before you go will you not put another log on the fire ? I am sorry to trouble you , but you must see that with my hands thus bound it is quite impossible for me to do it for myself . The Frenchman sprang to the fireplace and began to poke the embers into a blaze . Ah , Mam selle , it ees not trouble—eet gif me much plaisir . Mam elle she do me much honeur . He paused in his work of stirring the fire and cast an eye over his shoulder at the soldier waiting impatiently in the hall doorway . Monsieur . Caporal , you may to go ; I will soon follow . Ze cellaire eet ees first to search . The fellow scowled , but went off down the hall to the kitchen . After he had departed the scout piled the huge brass andirons high with wood and regarded the maiden approvingly as she moved nearer the warming blaze which began to roar up the great chimney . Zat e...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 April 1907
itiS Witt . 247 • THE PAINT THAT SATISFIES The tm-rilB of the paint qucslion Kiday &lt;!» mand in the BEST PAINT that it must last in •* . * . ^—m ^ perfect condition the lonstbt time , always look well , never lade , crack , peel off , or look weather beaten . &lt; hasBtond Hie test oflime . An a paint that conforms , , ln its compos . Hot ] , to the requirements o ( the U . S . Government lor painting Us liehttiousts . it lias a claim upon the consideration of every paint User . Two Ways of Buying Paint—and the ERICKSON WAY The pinments are combined fn our plant by a process that is the result of years of experience . Our patnl BtimeNU and 014 Prtcus !»«• II (•••«&lt; OilI arc shipped separately , and nrned by the user without additional expense . Simplspoured lOKelherandRtirredsliKlitly . theJ blend J ^ «&lt; ^ 52 l lKJ , , i U ?^? . paint thal C . A . EIIJCKSON looks well and a paint thai lasts . Note the durability guarantee for . ENCR » N W » TK...
NATURE S TUDY [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 April 1907
NATURE S TUDY This is of all seasons in the year the best to begin nature study with the children . .. When they hear the first pipings of the frogs in the marshes , bring in the first pussy willows , and announce with gleeful shouts the arrival of the first robin , then little minds are ready and eager for the help and instruction necessaiy to lead them to closely observe the awakening of nature into life . Mothers and teachers will find their own nature s deepened and broadened , and their capacity for finding pleasure and beauty in the things about them enlarged as they lead the children on over familiar yet unexplored fields , and teach them the higher enjoyments of country life by arousing their sense and appreciation of nature s wonders and beauties .
TO HOUSEKEEPERS AND MOTHERS . [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 April 1907
TO HOUSEKEEPERS AND MOTHERS . Happy is the woman or the individual who possesses the faculty of interesting herself in and enjoying her daily tasks . There is real joy in work if wc know how to find it . There is a wholesome sense of satisfaction in a duty well performed at every completion of even the too many , greatly dreaded three times a day task of dishwashing . Performed in a cheerful , willing spirit , quickly and well , as one of the many little tilings that fit into the daily plan for making the home comfortable and happy , it ceases to be dreaded . There are many tastes and requirements of daily living that may be made continual bug-bears , if one chooses , that should instead be accepted as simple duties that may be made to contribute something of blessedness to our lives if we will but let them . If there are children to be taught and to help , the half hour or more required for the dishwashing may be made one of real pleasure and soul upl ift to b oth the mother and ch...
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CHILD LABOR LEGISLATION . [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 April 1907
CHILD LABOR LEGISLATION . It is long years since the worlds large hearted philanthropists , Christian workers in the slums of great cities , and labor union leaders , first directed the attention of the public to the empl oym e nt of littl e children in sweat shops and factories and at piece-work at home , and their harrowing descriptions of the conditions amidst which these little white slaves labor have in tliis later generation attracted so much attention as to cause the leading periodicals of this country to point to the need of leg i s latio n i n the matter . But great as is its need the enactment of any legislation upon the subject should receive the most careful consideration lest harm instead of good result . To in s i s t mere ly upon the children s school attendance and make employ in g th e m a criminal offense will only pauperize the m , as has been before suggested in these columns . To free them and turn them upon the streets out of school hours and during vacations w...
FARM HANDS AND FARM PROFITS . [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 April 1907
FARM HANDS AND FARM PROFITS . One cause of the scarcity of farm hands is dud to the short seasontheir services are required . Many fa r mer s hire help onl y from the opening of spring until after the harvesting and threshing is done , or if they keep a man at all during the winter they feel that the work required will permit them to pay but small wages . The men who are willing to perform farm labor are of two classes , industrious , hardworking farm boys , who know no other moans of earning a living , but who want work the year round , and the shiftless cousin to the hobo who cares to work only enough to buy clothing to cover him and furnish him with tobacco while he lives around on his family friends the balance of the year , or perhaps in the cheap lodging houses in the cities . The former soon finds more remunerative all-the-year-round employment , or starts farming for himself , and the latter the farmer doesn t want at any price . In order to secure reliable , competent help ...
SPRING WORK . [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 April 1907
SPRING WORK . It i s e arl y yet for housecleamng—leave that for really settled weather , and then take only a room or two at a time , so th a t an unexpected cold rain may not find the house all torn up so that comfort can be found nowhere , _ ¦ and the \ york cannot go on for the necessity of sunning and airing bedding and clothing , beating carpets , rugs , etc ., which can he done only out of doors . The spring work in mind for the women folks is that of getting out of doors on bright days with the children to clean up the yard , both front and back , and plan and prepare the flower beds . Dont try to do too much of this unaccustomed work in one day , but go out for an hour every afternoon and the work will seem like play to the children and the out of door air and exercise will be good for the mother . Nothing contributes more to the attractiveness of the farm home than cleanliness about the dooryard and garden , and while the farmer is tto busy getting the seed into the ground...