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RAILROAD ITEMS . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 24 June 1880
RAILROAD ITEMS . THE lines in the southwestern pool give notice that on and after July 1 , ensuing , on business originating at points east of the Mississippi river , and destined to the Missouri river or beyond , the St . Louis bridge arbitraries shall be added to the through rates : tills resolution to go into effect unless objection thereto is made prior to June 28 by the Wabash , St . Louis and Pacific Railway company . The pool lines have also resolved that whenever , from any cause , the actual weight of car lots of agricultural implements , wagons , etc .. are not ascertained from the track scales at the point of reception , such cars shall be billed out at twenty-eight thousand pounds per car . The cars shall then be weighed at the terminal station on the Missouri river , and proper corrections made . THE Chicago and Northwestern Railway company is building a linn of road six miles long , extending from Janesville on the Wisconsin division , to Af ton , on the Madison divisi...
FICTION [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 24 June 1880
FICTION A prominent farmer in Bureau County , 111 ., a friend and reader of the FARMERS REVIEW , while expressing in high terms his general approbation of the paper as a farm and home journal , takes exception to the publication in its colums of fictitious tales . He regards the publication and reading of fictitious matter as detrimental to the morals of the community , and declares that the formation of a healthy public opinion in opposition to this kind of literature would be a grand moral revolution . We can not help thinking that such views must be due to the prevalence in daily increasing quantities of a class of fictitious publications , by no one more condemned than by the publishers of the REVIEW . There is no doubt that more impure , unwholesome imagination , more admiration of evil , and deprecation of true virtue , is engendered in the minds of the rising generation by this kind of reading than by any other cause , with most deplorable results , of which the daily papers ...
LITERARY . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 24 June 1880
LITERARY . JUNE MEMORIES . Now , dame , the morn doth promise fair , Tis kind and genial weather , So prithee quit that easy chair , And let us f ortff together . The merry month of June is here , Adorning briar and bramble ; Come , slip your bonnet on , my dear . And join me In a ramble . I well recall that happy day When , through the green lanes straying , I met a little maiden cay And went with her a-maying . She was but tun , and I no more , Her cheeks were round and rosy . And ln her whlte-bibbed pinafore She wore a pretty posy . She tripped so daintily along , And prattled on so cheerly , I heeded not the sky-larks song , Although I loved that dearly . There was a music in her voice , So witching , so entrancing . It mace my inmost heart rejoice And set my pulses dancing . Obedient to her commands , f dared the thorniest hedges , And scratched and tore my face and hands In climbing banks and ledges , To win a spray of hawthorn bloom—Nor deemed the task a labor—Or culled some ...
Page 11 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 24 June 1880
sss PARLOR PICTURES . F - ^ s &gt; ( NOT CHEAP CHROMOS , BUT WORKS OF REAL MERIT . ) -WITH : THE FARMERS REVIEW . FREE OF CAS H COST , to all who send the names of new subscribers for REVIEW ; . and also furnished to all at a mere nominal additional cost to the subscription price . Carefully read terms . HOW TO OBTAIN THE BELOW DESCRIBED PICTURES FREE I Thousands of them have been sold at from $ 2 . 00 to $ 3 . 00 per Copy . To Present Subscribers : —To any present subscriber sending us Two SUBSCRIPTIONS and Two DOLLARS , we will send FREE * POST-PAID , anyone of the beautiful premium Engiavings below described , or for THREE SUBSCRIPTIONS and THREE DOLLARS , we will send A PAIR ( any two ) of the Engravings . Tp Renewing Sll bSCrlbers : — - T ° any person renewing for a year from expiration of present subscription , and sending ONE NEW SUBSCRIPTION besides their own , with Two DOLLARS , we will send any one picture FREE , or for Two NEW SUBSCRIPTIONS with their own and THRE...
THE HOME . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 24 June 1880
THE HOME . WERE ALL HONEST . We all are honest—oh , of course ; Of this remark Bogus shows the force Whene er he swaps a mule or horse—Tou know him . Old Blodger , ere the prices drop , Brings Into town hisapplecrop—The biggest apples on the top , Wholl know lt ? The parson , feeling rather blue , Declines to write a sermon new And makes an early effort do—Wholl know It . The lawyer—but , alas ! I shrink Krom saying here just what I think—I pause to wink a large sized wink . D ye see it ? The doctor , having little skill , Rolls up a very harmless pill—It can not cure , it can not kill . Thats human . The butcher to fits patron owns , His meat is somewhat mostly hones , And adds , I bought em , in such tones As hushes doubt . The politician—but again I sadly drop my feeble pen , And , thinking of this citizen , I once more wink . The deacon says his prayers arise , Without an effort to the skiesIt takes him hours to memorize The borrowed ones . The editor—but here I pause ; God bles...
FOR YOUNG READERS . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 24 June 1880
FOR YOUNG READERS . Written for the PARMEBS REVIEW . THE RAINY DAY . O , Madge , just look how the rain ls falling ! And the clouds are so thick , they will never away , Didnt I once hear somebody calling Trouble , —a wearisome rainy day ? And a rainy day s trouble for our fun ls all ended , And the woods were so nice , only yesterday , And the picnic was to have been so splendid , — Ahl there s nothing so sad as a rainy day I Nothing so sad , said Madge , musing , I think there ls real grief somewhere , Maybe tbe clouds , for the wealth they are losing , Are pouring their tear ., down Into the air . No that Isnt lt , for she saw at a glance , they Would save their tears and treasures as well , But before she could straighten the tangled fancy . The boys rushed by with a whoop and a yell . Hurrah for the branch ! and thelr bare feet bounded , Kneedeep and Just booming , now for aplay , And over the rivulets plashing sounded , Their cry , Whats as nice as a rainy day ! Madge listed t...
MISCELLANEOUS . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 24 June 1880
MISCELLANEOUS . CURIOSITIES OF OMNIVEROUS MANKIND . There are numerous—we had almost said numberless—curiosities in connection with eating and drinking , even although our observations are restricted to the human family . If our natural teeth are examined at maturity , they are found to point out their possessor as omniverous , and if they did otherwise , we should , in the face of the following facts , regard them as false indicators , or , in other words , false teeth . Beef and bread are thetypical foods in the British Isles , but nowhere else ; almost every country has its own typical foods , together with miscellaneous articles of food of all descriptions . Dogs flesh , cats , monkeys , birds nests , are all savory morsels of the Chinese . The hedgehog is regarded as a dainty dish to set before a king in Barbary , and is largely consumed in Spain and Germany . Kangaroos are relished by the aborigines of Australia . The opossom is eaten in America , Australia , and the Indian Is...
Page 15 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 24 June 1880
TRADE LONDON PURPLE . »***• Valuable Insecticide for- the extermination or the Colorado Beetle , Cotton Worm and Canker Worm , For Prices , Circulars , and Opinions write _ HEMINGWAYS LONDON PUBPLK COMPANYHMIT 1 SD , 90 Water St ., New Tork . PHOFESSOB 0 . V . RIMY , says : LONDOH PURPLK can be more effectually sprinkled or sprayed on to tbe plant tban Paris Green , by virtue of Its greater fineness . PB 0 FBB 80 R 0 . E . BBSSBT , Professor of Botany , Ames , Iowa , says : It promises to be a most excellent remedy . It quickly kills both tbe Larvse and tbe Winged Insects . PKOFK 880 R J . L . BUDD , Professor of Horticulture . Ames . Iowa , says : A single application placed every one of tbe pests on their backs over tbe ground , either dead or ia a dying condition , in less than six bours . XX C &amp; T ( not painted , White Duck ) , $ 2 . P ^ SSGSTesl ^ oHIPHPM fr _ SKo » A jndfl ) BB ^ iB ____ Si 51 Il __ HBlfi *^ B _ - S 5 &lt; S £ _ - _______ - _______ - ____ S...
Page 15 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 24 June 1880
INSURE YOUR PROPERTY AGAINST LOSS BY FIRE AND LIGHTNING . ( lontincntaF \^ ( FIRE ) ^ INWP 3 E CQWWX &amp; 03 ? U-TIEW STOElJg :. PRINCIPAL O FFICE , IOO . AND 102 B ROADWAY , NEW Y ORK . Office Brooklyn Department , cor . Court and Montague Streets , Brooklyn . GEO T . HOPE , President . H . H . LAMPORT , Vice-President . CYRUS PECK , Sec . B . C . TOWNSEND , Sec . Agency Dept . A . M . KIRBY , Sec . Local Depl . C . H . DUTCHER , Sec . Brooklyn Dept . J OHN K .. OAKLEY , General Agent . F . C . MOORE , Agency Manager . Western ( OFFICE , OO ^ OA ^ S ^^ KTS ., CHICAGO , ILL . Department : \ A . WILLIAMS , Superintendent . Slakes a specialty of the Insurance , ag-tliixt FIRE and 1 IOHTN 1 NG , of Farm property , including Live Stock , Dwellings , Country Churohea and District S &lt; liool UoiUM , STATEMENT , JANUARY I , 1880 . CASH CAPITAX , - - $ 1 , 000 , 000 . 00 SURPLUS OF ASSETS , - - 2 , 478 , 188 . 76 ] Cross 88 ets f ¦ $ 3 , 478 , 188 . 70 Cash on hand and In...
CHAFF . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 24 June 1880
CHAFF . FEED slow people on catch-up . THE joiinu man who wants to get up with the sun , must not sit up too late with the daughter . KICK your corns through a window glass and the pane is gone forever . THE pitpher that goes often to tlie beer house is broken at last . It is tlie same way with the catcher . —N . 0 . PICAYUNE . « THE evil that men do lives after them . Cows likewise do not give oleomargarine until they are dead . —PHIL . CHBOHICLE . A LITTLE fellow , turning over the leaves of a scrap book , came across the well known picture of some cliickens just out of their shells . He examined the picture carefully and then with a grave , sagacious look , slowly remarked : They came out cos they was afraid of being boiled . AN old man of the name of Gould , having married a young wife , wrote a poetical epistle to a friend to inform him of it , and concluded thus : So you see , my dear sir , though I m eighty years okl . A girl of eighteen is in love with old Uotilil . To which...
Page 16 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 24 June 1880
Improved No . » Keillor Separator with Wide End Shake Shoe . Referring tO the ClltS preSBIlt-aut-o-t not show ,, ; ^ ^ - . ^ ^ ed herewith , we call attention to Improved Chicago 1 ltts Separator with New Device for Easy Handling : on tlie S &amp; Villfl ClOVBT 866 ( 1 S 66 Cllt . Road , In Stack Yard » , Etc ., Etc . / / ^ ^ g : — r 3 / 1 Improved Truck Wagon under , - ^_ , - * , - ^^ a ^ s ^ s ^^^ mM Separators . \ , &gt; yi ))~ . — aaaaaa \ m \ am ? ~ /\\\ Separators for Steam Power . J- J _ fc A &amp; J-J . MA ttl 111 j // H Improvements in Horse Powers /^ •&amp; £ ? - \ £ C ^ I &amp; r ^^ A M ~ I I ill / // / / A s ^ ^ ^ ^ ^^ f- ft j 1 W ///// For Circulars , Price Lists , etc . sfs ^ ^ ^ 4 \ WlliAl / /^ Vjv please ad d ress the ManufacSs ^ ^*** ^ ^ \ // / / I _ III ~__ I ~ O &gt;^ ^ ^ __ JU _______»^ / A xurers , &amp;^^ S ^ fA H . A . PITTS SONS tf MANUFACTURING CO , Chicago Fitt * Clover Uuller Attachment . Set ready fo...
Page 16 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 24 June 1880
I Kelly Steel BarbWire , i W IS FREE FROM LITIGATION . W ¦ WEIGHS ONE POUND TO ROD . V A PERFECTLY FIXED BARB . I The Only Barb that Does Not Bust Dull at Point . STOCK PROOF . S _ $ RM PROOF . FIRE PROOF . The Kelly Patent Steel Wire is all steel , and covered with rust proof paint ( not coal tar ) ls consequently the CHEAPEST and SAFEST BARB WIRE to use . Ask your mercbant for lt ; If be dont keep It , write directly to us for prices . THORN WIRE HEDGE CO . CHICAGO . HP ITII M -f LiKlitiilng Mole Trap gets ML A I U them every time—never misses . II P . M I il Hells like wlld-flre . Only per- ¦ * ¦ ¦ ¦ lect Mole Trap ever made , f 2 TO eacb , or ( 18 per dozen . Send for J 1 v circular . Agents wanted . K-inl EC Alfred T . Sinker , , ¦ Villi FiV Sole Manufacturer , IIIUhbwl Indianapolis , Ind . I
FARMERS ' REVIEW [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880
FARMERS REVIEW PROSPECTUS or THS FOB 1880 . THE FARMERS fimiw Is a 16-page 111 nstrated weekly journal of agricultural Intelligence . Its leaves are cut and pasted , and ln Its general appearance and mechanical work , lt is superior to any agricultural journal published in this country . Its annual subscription price is only ONE DOLLAB A YEAH , postpaid It is edited with the most scrupulous care . Its articles are candid , concise , varied . Its selec tions are pure , apt , readable . Its numerous contributors are from among the most eminent , practical writers , in their respective departments , that the country affords . Among them we may mention the following : HON . J . B . DODO * , PBOK . a V . Bna . 1 , PBOR W . J . DEAL , PBOF . e . B . MOBBOW , HON . SAK L DYSABT . PBOF . A . J . COOK , HON . A . M . GARLAND , HON . O . B . GALUSHA , S . T . K . PRIME , DB . J . H . TUTHILL , EBBN E . BEXBOBD . Mr . Dodge is well known as the leading agricultural statistician in the United S...