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Women Who Make the World • Better [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 9 April 1896
Women Who Make the World • Better THE SUGGESTION OF DR . OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES A TRUTH FOR WOMEN TO PONDER ON Dr . Oliver Wendell Holmes , who was a poet , a wit and doctor all in one , said many wise and witty things which seem to grow wittier and wiser the more you think about them . One of his sayings which has been repeated a good deal , was the the remark that any disease is curable if you take it in time , but some cases have to be taken in hand two hundred years ahead . The serious truth that underlies this funny remark is that everything we do to-day has -an effect upon to-morrow , and upon next week ; and next year ; and next century ; It will not be all the same a hundred years hence , Whatever Is done to-day will have a continually widening effect on future . generations ^ What men , and women do , and what they are |; influences ail \ who come after them ; and more particularly their immediate descendants . When a thoughtful woman considers this fact seriously it brings ...
QUERIST COLUMN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 9 April 1896
QUERIST COLUMN Sign your name and address to all letters for this department . We take no notice of unsigned communications . We will not publish the names If sorequested . 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 . R . Barnett , of the Chicago Bar , 1616 Monadnook Building , Chicago . Owing to the large number of legal questions received by this department with requests for reply by mail , we shall nereaf ter answer no legal queries by mail unless accompanied by a tee of $ 1 per question . ¦ FOLDING SAW . —I think your paper a monument of truth and right for the farmer and laboring man . I will take it for another year . Please let me know if that folding , saw advertised In the paper is what they claim it to be . — J . H . Davenport . —Yes , it does rapid and satisfactory , work . KANSAS TAX DEED . —1 . How long has a man to pay taxes ph land...
Page 31 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 9 April 1896
R . W . OSBORN , REAL ESTATEBROKER ROSBLAND , LOUISIANA . TftXM Paid for Non-Residents . Titles Examined , ? General Real Estate Business Transacted . v ARE YOU th «SOUTH ? Subscribe for the BOSELAND HEBALD and learn all about the Northern Colony at Boseland , Louisiana . Address , Hon A BBIOHBRT , Publishers , Boseland , La . Special offer to new subscribers : 60 eta . per year ; four months , 25 cts . The Western Trail Is published quarterly by the Chicago , Bock Is , land APacitic Railway . It tens how to get a farm in the West , and it win at sent to you gratia for one year . Send name and ad * draea to Editor Western Trail , Chicago . and receive it one year free . JOHN SEBASTIAN , C . P . A ., Chicago . PATENTS . Xr . BEANE &lt; Ss SOW , Solicitor * or Patents aad • Counsellors In PatentCases , Mc € tlll Building , Washington , 1 &gt; . © . . , ( L . Deane , late Principal Examiner 17 . S . Pat . Offloo ) All Patent business promptly attended to at fair rates ....
THE'BEST FARM CROP . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 9 April 1896
THEBEST FARM CROP . TO . the Editor : I have read your , paper , how , for over a year , and have read articles , and good ones , too , on the cultivation of nearly every crop on a farm , and on the care , training and management of all kinds of farm stock , and I have been looking for an article from some one on the management of children . But I have looked in vain . Now , I am going to state as a . fact at ready established , that boys are the best crop raised on a farm , and I know that no one , who has raised any , will dispute me . The best care is none too good for the best crop . But , with boys , it is the quality , more than the quantity , which is to be considered . In a colt we commence to train early , for the younger he is the more readily he learns to obey . Then is it wise to allow the boys to have entirely their own way , when young , and expect them to obey when older ? The right way is to accustom them to • bedience from infancy and the habit will grow with their ...
Page 32 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 9 April 1896
1 . • ; ; : - 1 • - , . : : S^ * ^ ¦ IllffluMw . ^^ hay u / hiie the Sun shines \ / UsyTM JB _? . n , ? frequently the-weather is so hWV l *** * ™* v h ° wery . that you will need the Mry peat possible haying machinery W 4 rr , for saving the crop promptly . H A ? etes a combination of world beaters // # 2 § g ° RNEMOWERS | # OSBORNE TEDDERS VOSBORNE RAKES if / The Mowers are one and two horse . They J J • ¦ ¦ cut from 8 M to 6 feet in width . They have l X the Famous Osborne Knife . The / \ S ear i a sim P 1 e , powerful , positive . Best I A f orsed steel pitman—works in a straight U \ Jft ? e - The Cutter Bar is drawn , not pushed . I A • ey ar ^ th 0 faes * tn ftt skill and long eiperI in lence can produce . fc ¦ m ii . The Tedder is all steel &amp; is driven from I HI the center Has a continuous shaft which , tBL . M bold s the forks in relative positions to each J &amp; , flffiH other and totally obviates the jerky motion /» Ivr so oh ? rac *© ristio of other ,...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
HESTERN ^ H IAUR AL MWE STOCK WEEKLY ¦ j THE EDITORIAL OUTLOOK . — fflj THE FARMERS SIDE . — A Change of Heart . 528 ^ Platform Jugglery 524 j To 1 Prevent Deception 528 \ . Editorial Ignorance 525 ] Envious English Farmers 529 : Hints to the Farmers 525 f Sympathy for the Needy 529 Silver Spray 525 l ¦ Daily Doings ..., 529 . FINS , FEATHERS AND HONEY BEES . — j | I HERDS , FLOCKS AND DAIRY . — A White Leghorn 526 - j • Fine Breeding Stock . . 516 Grading Comb Honey 526 ¦ . . I . Hurdles and _ Their Uses 516 Effect of Weather on Fowls ..:. 526 ~ 1 ! Hardy Cross-Bred Hogs 517 % Green Bone 526 ff Restoring Pastures 517 Keep Eggs from Chilling ! . ... . . . 527 If An English Cattle Bill .... 518 WOMAN AND HER DOMAIN . — .. . Jf ! Tanning a Sheep Skin 518 Sermon in Rhyme—Poem 530 n Dairy Forage Crops . 518 A . May Day Party - . 530 S Separating Cream With Water 519 From an Old Friend 531 1 Notes 519 Some Floral Donts 531 iS AMONG HORSEMEN . — s For the Small Boy . 531 I Horses Still Wa...
COLOM _ NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
COLOM _ NEWS . THEN AND NOW . Editorial Correspondence , by General C . H . Howard : f AIR Oaks never was more beautiful ; or attractive . A year ago the writer &lt; nnild only ^ dwell upon the Ante-scenery ,-the broad acres studded with : noble white oaks and live oaks , the picturesque ravines , the fascinating . glimpses of the river and panoramic scenes beyond , • checkered with peach orchards , vineyards and fruit trees of every variety . Every one who stood on the bluffs of the American river , then as now ; exclaimed , ihbw magnificent ! the river a hundred feet &lt; below , its graceful curves , its bold promontories , ; the vastness of the scene stretching away ? to the great city whose capitol , cathedral and other public buildings are -visible , this was the same then as now : and will always be a delight to the beholder . Looking off to the east and northeast the pure white Sierra Nevadas loomed up in the glory of the clear air and sunshine , then as now ...
I CHANCE TO SECURE FREE GOVERNMENT LAND [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
I CHANCE TO SECURE FREE GOVERNMENT LAND In One of the Best Climatic Regions in the United States . THE FARMAND FI _ R . _ G 8 I _ D 85 COMPANY , OF KOSTHEJKSr ARIZONA ., lr opening up for settlement 200 , 000 acrea of selected bottom land in the Little Colorado Valley , surrounding the town of Winslow , in Northeastern Arizona . To secure quick settlement , the company makes the following proposition to a LIMITED NUMBER of good colonists : The company offers perpetual water rights at the low price of $ 5 . 00 per acre ( not over 80 to any one person or family ) , and allows the settler to pay for the same in labor at current rates , providing the latter invests the sum of $ 150 , for which he receives $ 400 of the capital stock of the Farm and Fireside Company . The stock In this company ( the Parent Company ) will benefit from all the revenues , derived from the irrigation system , the supply of water for the town and railroad company , the sales of town site property , and is fair...
Renew Now [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
Renew Now To get the Premium Book Money vs . Products . — Is Mrs . Smith at home ? asked the caller . Physically , N madam , returned the educated servant , she is . As an abstract question , the fact cannot be denied . But in relation to your desire to see , her , I cannot say definitely until I have ascertained Mrs . - Smith s wishes iii the matter . Pray be seated until I have received advices from above . —Philadelphia Times . —Fred— All these articles about the danger of-contagion from - kissing are-very alarming ^; don &amp; you think ? Dora ^— M yes ; : but we women greatly admire courage in a , man . —She ( sentimentally)— What poetry there is-in a fire ! He ( Sadly )— Yes ; a great deal of my poetry has gone there . —Hater s . Bazar ;
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
HOWARD &amp; \^ I £ SON ; P UBLISHING COMPANY , ^ ISi E . Corner Madison and Franklin Sts . TERMS : $ 1 . 00 per year . Subscriptions may begin with any number . CLUB TERMS : 80 cts . a year In clubs of five ; 75 cts . a year in clubs often or more . Add ten cents if Money vs . Products , or New Hygiene , or Modern Kitchen , or Modern Poultry Book , or other book ia Wanted . . : ¦ , • ¦ ¦ • P .:. [; y •; :: ; ¦ ,- ? ... / 4 y . y : .. Write for terms to agents or for terms on Special Premiums . All communications should . be addressed WESTER ^ ; Entered at the Chicago Postofflce as Second-class matter ¦ J — —¦—¦ •— ¦ ;—¦ —¦—&gt;— . —;—i : L . __ y . ____ r
NEWS GOMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
NEWS GOMENTS A Chicago arid Minne ^ oHs seed-hot ^ the Secretary of ^^ iclulture ior libel fixing the damages at $ ICK 3 , 66 O , arid has made serious doarges against his conduct of the seed distribute the Secretary awarded the contracts to a firm whose bid was eleven thousand dollars higher than that of the Nortihrup-Bras-lau-Goodwiii Go ; ,- ^ wh 6 bring the suit—and a series of telegrams from , the Secretary ^ epipduced in evidence which place him ih a most unfavorable light The seedsmen charge the Secretary with having advised their competitors of their bid after the sealed proposals were in ^^ d ^ owed them to change ; and also that changes in the specif amounting to a reduction of $ 10 , 000 , aftesr the contr ^ tcwasawarded ^ thus netting this much more ; to the successful bidders . The libel suit against Mr . Morton individually is on the ground that , iii a New York paper , he stated that the Chicago seeds were of an inferior character arid the company a mere commission ho...
Herds , Flocks and Dairy [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
Herds , Flocks and Dairy FINE BREEDING STOCK . T OHN M . JAMISON in the Farmers JJ Home says : Pure bred stock has an intrinsicvalue above the . common animal of the farm .. that is without pedigree known or unknown ^ and on account of this greater value for use should be worth more money , but there is a limit to the money value that should be placed on these anijnals . The high prices that are claimed to have been paid for animals in sortie herds ^ particularly by some breeders of swine in the northwest , are out of all reason , and he that takes any stock in these claims , or believes 1 them , is lacking in wisdom . We would particularly caution the young breeder against purchasing stock at such rates as these high priced breeders ask . There are two , reasons at least for this caution . It is hardly possible to get the money back again ; and more , paying a high price for breeding stock does not make a man s reputation as a breeder . This is something that money cannot buy , nor...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
Found dead ! There is something so shocking about sudden death that the mere mention of it wrenches the nerves of sensitive , people . Millions of people pray for deliverance from it . Every Sunday in every Episcopal churcli in the world , these words are said : . From battle , and murder and sudden death , Good t , ord , deliver us . Just why sudden death should be shocking ) and death after lingering disease easy to Dear , would puzzle any one to tell . It would seem that it would be more terribld to see some loved one wasting away , daily becoming weaker—daily slipping toward a death no less certain because it was slow ia corning . Consumption causes more deaths than heart disease—more than cholera—more than yellow fever—more than any other disease the world has ever known . And yet people are careless about it . A man ih danger of sudden death from heart disease can avoid the danger simply by keeping quiet and avoiding excitement . Consumption goes right on with its deadly work ...
RESTORING PASTURES . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
RESTORING PASTURES . loosened . With many pastures the rocks prevent the use of a disk machine , and in such cases considerable can be accomplished with . the old-style tooth harrow . But a disk harrow should be used in the clear places . —Following is a synopsis of the government report oh the health of live stock April 1 : Condition of horses , 97 . 6 ; cattle , 98 ; sheep , 98 . 5 ; swine , 93 . 3 . Last year s figures were 96 . 9 , 94 . 6 , 95 . 5 and 92 , from which ah improvement is shown in every case . Of horses 2 per cent , are reported as having died from diseases during the year ^ while the lo sses of cattle were 3 . 1 per cent , of sheep 4 . 8 per cent and of swine 12 . 8 per cent , last year s percentages being 2 . 2 , 4 . 2 , 5 . 5 and 9 . 2 . The losses of swine were heaviest in the important Mississippi River states , Illinois , Iowa and Missouri , all reporting 20 per cent or over . The lower mortality of cattle and sheep is explained by the mild winter , the percen...
HARDY CROSS-BRED HOGS . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
HARDY CROSS-BRED HOGS . A western swine breeder has been trying 1 experiments in crossing improved breeds with the wild razer-back hog of Florida . He writes to Dr . Salmon of the Department of Agriculture as follows : For years I have entertained the thought that largely the ills with which the hogs of this day are afflicted are attributable to injudicious breeding , and I may , with propriety add , careless handling ; that the arbitrarily breeding to fancy points has- correspondingly bred out the constitution , and thus the hog becomes a ready subject for many diseases . The original Florida hog does not put on fat excessively as do our improved strains ; nor do they grow so large , nor mature quickly . The quality of meat , however , is superb , tickling the appetite of the ; most fastidious pork-eating epicures / being characterized for rich , nutty flavor , with streaks of lean and streaks of fat . This factor ^ of quality is peculiarly manif est in all the crosses I have made ...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
The Improved United States Separator . jip ^ EXCELS ALL . jKrfl ,. The usual outcome where the U . S . is in comjHfilr ; P *\ petition . llfl I c I \ After a trial of three other machines ,-1 purchased the I £ \\ IMPROVED UOTTED STATES SEPAEATOK , preferring it for ease ¦ \ \\ of cleaning , setting up , and thorough drainage . Mil ^ S . M . P . MAXWELL , \ M ~ April 4 , 1896 . Yorklyn , Del . ^ a ^^^^^ ri The Improved United States Separator Stands on its Own Bottom . •^ - ^ K ^^^^^^^^^ ir ^^ cfyfH We want agents in every town and county whe e we _ have none . !! SVH ^ - \ S ^ lffflfWlniiTiTiflrmiriDf i wir r 11 w ynfiii m \ , *\* \ y ji , mii m \ * m T »* m nrm —^^^ - —^ VERIIONT FARM MACHINE CO . Bellows Falls , Vt . JI ^^ jBl Wl » h to Sound n . Warn- ___ ___« . nMJfilHi * n « f . —Not against anyjother wagon , ^&amp; Mw 3 £ m &amp; Sm for there Is no other low-down ^ llBkmjSggSmr broad-tire wide platform farm IBSKBsBm r wagon made . True ! some have / IrfilWii st...