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THE SHEAF [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

THE SHEAF . READERS will find an addition to . our crop reports on the fourth page of this paper . These returns are from reliable parties on the line of the Northern Pacific road . They cover the entire Northwestern wheat belt , from the Upper Mississippi to the Missouri river . NEW YORK horsemen are wondering over an equine specimen that recently reached there from Ohio . The height of the horse is twenty hands and one inch , or eighty-one inches . He weighs 2 , 450 pounds . It is said that Barnum has bought the horse for $ 1 , 000 . IN regard to silk-worm eggs , Mr . James McKinzie , of Emporia , Missouri , says in a note attached to his subscription order : I notice in the specimen copy of FARM - ERS REVIEW that you lately sent me , an THE MIRROR CARP . inquiry for silk-worm eggs . I can spare a few French whites , which I think will prove very suitable for the West . The worms were raised by myself , and fed on the Osageprange . WE are gratified to be able to state , says the A...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
AGRICULTURAL [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

AGRICULTURAL THE STRANGER ON THE SILL . Between the broad fields of wheat and corn Is tlio lovely homo where I was bomj The peach tree leans against the wall , And tho woodbine wanders over all ; There is tlio shaded doorway still—lint a stranger s foot has crossed the sill . There is the barn—and , as of yore , I can smell the hay from the open door . And seo the busy swallows throng . And hear the pewee s mournful song , But the stranger comes , Ol painful proofIlls sheaves are piled to the heated root . There Is thc orchard—the very trees That knew my childhood so well to please , Where I watched the shadowy moments run , Till my life Imbibed more of shade than sun ; The swing from the bough still swings the air , lint the stranger s children are swinging there It bubbles , the shady spring below . With Its bulrush brook where the hazel grow , Twas there I found the calamus root , And watched the minnows poise anil shoot , And heard the robin lave his wingBut the stranger s bucke...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
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H ORTICULTURAL . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

H ORTICULTURAL . HUMBUGS IN HORTICULTURE . In our report of the Nurserymen s Association proceedings last week there appeared a brief abstract of the paper by Peter Henderson on the above subject . On reading the address which the author kinflly sends us , in full , we have concluded that it is so good and readable that our readers will thank us for republishing it . It is as follows : . The lite-time experience of any man is too short not to be imposed upon b y many of the hundreds of old varieties of fruits , flowers , or vegetables that are sent out annually under new names . Any well-posted nurseryman can easily detect when a Bartlet pear or a Baldwin apple appears under a new name ; or a florist , making a specialty of roses , knows , as when some years ago the old solfataire rose was sent out under the name of Augusta —claiming it to be hardy in every State in the Union , and sold as a great bargain at $ 5 . 00 a piece—that the vendors thereof were either swindlers or entirely...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
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THE APIARY . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

THE APIARY . HIVING BEES . A word about swarming . I suppose you let your bees swarm when they get ready , and in many cases this is the best way . In the Spring cut some bushes—spruce , fir , maple , or any kind you , choose—and stick them in the ground in front of the hives , letting them be four or five feet «^ S M ^^^ a ° ^ % you can arrange on these anything resembling a cluster of bees , the swarm that issues will very likely pitch on them , for you J know if two swarms come out together , they generally jine drives . Some , for a decoy , use dead bees , strung and arranged to resemble a chain of bees , and this works well . But you say , Why are you so particular about this ? Why not let them light where they please V Because their alighting place might not please me when I wanted to hive them , and besides , if they settled on a bush I would prop my hives back from the front by two plank wedges on the bottom board to about three inches , then I would pull up the bush , grasp...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
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ENTOMOLOGICAL . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

ENTOMOLOGICAL . HESSIAN FLY-COLD ON INSECTS . The question naturally arises whether this pest will ever infest the wheat regions of Western Dakota , Montana , Utah , Colorado , and the Pacific States and Territories . We believe not , though aware that such a statement may bo hazardous . It was originally an inhabitant of Central Southern Europe ; it has become acclimated in the Eastern , Atlantic , and Middle States , in the valley of the upper St . Lawrence , and in the valley of the Mississippi River ; that it can thrive in , the elevated , dry Rocky Mountain plateau regions , withstand the cool nights and dry , hot atmosphere of the far West , seems very doubtful . At least so slowly has it spread westward ; so slight an amount of wheat or straw is transported , all produce of this kind going eastward , that we doubt whether during this century at least it will extend west of Kansas and Minnesota , where it has already had a foothold for several years . A very general impression...

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

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Publication Title: Farmers' Review
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CROP REPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

CROP REPORTS ILLINOIS . MENARD CO . —Yield and quality of Winter wheat far exceeds that of last year ; farmers will sell as soon as threshed . Stand of corn could not be better . MACOUPIN CO . —Cutting wheat ; will yield as much as last year . One-fourth more acreage planted ; largest seeds ever seen ; laborers demanding three dollars a day , and scarce at that . OOLB Co . —Crops promising ; Spring wheat , oats , barley , corn and potatoes all look well . UNION Co . —Wheat yielding well ; crop secured in the best of weather . Full average of corn planted . DUPAGK Co . — Spring wheat looks well . Large acreage of corn , which looks well . Oats , rye and barley in good condition . Outlook for all kinds of crops good . VERMILLION Co . —Spring wheat looks fine . Corn splendid . Fruit in abundance . Outlook flattering . MONTGOMERY Co . —Wheat headed out well and ripened early . Corn growing rapidly . Weather line ( or harvest . MARION Co . —Wheat about half cut ; the yield will be heavy—...

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CROP REPORTS ON THE LINE OF NORTH ERN PACIFIC RAILROAD . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

CROP REPORTS ON THE LINE OF NORTH ERN PACIFIC RAILROAD . ( COMPILED JUNE 32 . ) WADENA , Wadena Co ., Minn . —Crops of all kinds growing fast . Ail the elements are most favorable for wheat , which is now about eighteen inches high , and very thick . It was not hurt any by the wet weather . C . J . STEWART . PEBHAM , Otter Tail Co ., Minn . —For the past ten days tbe weather has been uniformly warm during the days witii cool nights . Grain ol all kinds growing finely , showing steady improvement . Corn and garden crops advancing rapidly . F . J . ROTHPLETZ . DETROIT , Becker Co ., Minn . —Crops of all kinds never looked better at this season than at present in this vicinity . The past week of warm weather has brought the corn right aitead . Everybody seems satisfied with the present prospects . F . A . JOHNSON . LAKE PARK , Backer Co ., Minn . —Crops are loosing as well as could be wished in every respect . If favorable weather , which we have had for past week continues , look for ...

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MONEY AND COMMERCE . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

MONEY AND COMMERCE . MONEY BAKKIT . TUB 8 DAT EVB 1 CIH 9 . June 29 . 1880 . The position of the money market is unchanged , and easy at 5 @ 8 per cent , on commercial paper , and 0 @ 8 for real estate loans , 7 @ 8 being the rate on farms . New York Exchange sold between bankers at 25 @ 50 c . discount per $ 1 , 000 . and shippers bills at f 1 . 00 off . Shippers sterling bills on London at $ 4 . 82 > i @ -t . 83 ; do . francs on Paris at l < p 5 . 2 * f 6 c ; do . Antwerp at $ 5 . 25 ; German marks at 94 ® 04 Kc . The market for railroad stocks and bonds has been active , and prices for nearly all stocks are higher , with the indications in favor of a further advance In values . THE MERCHANDISE MAKKKT . The demand for dry goods is confined to small orders , and prices tor cotton fabrics show little change from last week . Woolen goods , are weak in sympathy with wool . Hardwareand tinners goods sell rather slow at former prices and a light demand is reported ...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
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NEWS ITEMS . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

NEWS ITEMS . THE wife and two children of John Boeder , an engineer recently killed by a boiler explosion at Springfield , IIL , were lost in the Narragansett disaster on Long Island sound . They were en route to the home of Mrs . Boeders parents in Germany . THIRTY-FIVE cities of Illinois are rated in the postofflce rates of compensation at $ 3 , 000 and upward . GBOBGK S . BBOWN , of Woodson , Morgan County , III ., whose house was destroyed by the cyclone recently , has received a second check for $ 500 , from his relative , Beuben B . Springer , of Cincinnati . SINCK the settlement of Dakota Territory there has been no year so favorable for breaking as this . The unusual rainfall has just put the sod in splendid condition to be turned over . A lawyer has bought for $ 1 from a halfbreed a deed to the original townsite of Fargo , Dakota , and occupants of the property are threatened with trouble . Of the twenty-four cities on the Mississippi between La Crosse and St . Louis , Clin...

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Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

J> CUTS ! CUTSCUTS !! ILLUSTRATE YOUR PAPERS . I We have on hand a large num her of handsome cuts . many of them ordered expressly for tlie FARMERS REVIEW , from London . England . They are espec- } lally suitable for . Religious or Sunday School papers , or for a ny paper running a Young Polks or > Home Department . Give the Young Folks PRETTY PICTURES . NotlUns * will make a paper so popular with young I and old . These cufs . have all oeen carefully selected to GIVE GOOD . CLEAR IMPRESSIONS . Will send electros at a moderate price . I roofs sent on application . Address , FARMERS REVIEW CO , Room 29 , Lakeside liullillng . t hlcuso . 111 . No Use to Offer Trade . A BARE CHANCE to BUT a FARM ln a good neighborhood , in a good location , where large crops are uniformly produced . Tbls farm land is close to depot at Blalrsburg , Hamilton Co ., Iowa * The adjoining farms on all sides are productive aud the owners are happy . Tbls farm land , consisting of 172 ac...

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AMERICAN FARM ANIMALS-NO . 20 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

AMERICAN FARM ANIMALS-NO . 20 AYRSHIRE CATTLE . The name Ayrshire indicates thc native region of one ot the most distinctive of tbe dairy breeds of cattle . In the southwest of Scotland , and more especially in the shire or county of Ayr , this breed has been developed . As is the case with most breeds , there is much uncertainty concerning its origin ; and as is the case with most breeds , this question is much more one of curious interest than of practical value . We know the history of the breed for the last fifty years , and in that time it has been largely modified arid improved . What it was two or three hundred years ago , we probably can never very positively learn . Dr . E . 8 . Sturtevant has well said : The Ayrshire breed is undoubtedly the descendants of the original wild breed , modified by civilization , and more particularly by selection ; and the selection has certainly been aided by the variations produced by crossing with other and distinct breeds . Among the breed...

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VETERINARY [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

VETERINARY All subscribers to the FARMERS KBVIEW are entitled to the privilege of consulting tho VETERINARIAN who has charge of this . Department YllEK OV EXPENSE , on all diseases incidental to Horses , Cattle , Sheep , Swine and Poultry . Be particular to give full name and address , so that lf necessary we mar answer by letter .

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LIVE STOCK NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

LIVE STOCK NOTES AT the Ottumwa , Iowa , Breeders Association sale on the 23 d , fifty-seven female Shorthorns brought an average of $ 89 ; the bulls averaged $ 80 . MB . S . HOXIB and Mr . J . Long worthy , of New York State , recently landed one hundred Hoi . stein cattle at New York . MB . D . D . PIQUET , of Houston , Texas , in a letter to the Country Gentleman says he has repeated !* - done this , and is confident he can continue indefinitely , by food alone . When he wishes to obtain a heifer calf he feeds the cow light , cooling food for some days before putting her to a bull , at the same time he feeds the bull with rich , heat-producing food . When he wishes to obtain a bull calf , he reverses the system . He experimented on eighteen cows of his own and three of his neighbors , all of which bore calves of the sex he desired . He appends certificates of his neighbors as to the truth of his statements . The Bural World says : Now is the time to use tar . No easier , safer or...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
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QUERIES AND ANSWERS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

QUERIES AND ANSWERS QUEKY : AUORTION IN CATTLE . —W . W . F , of Odcbolt , Iowa , asks for some advice on Abortion in Cattle . In reply we must refer him to our edition of March 12 th , where he will find thc subject fully discussed . All subscribers will find it to their interest lo keep a file of the FA . UMEBB REVIEW on hand for future refer , ence . Our letters are becoming so numerous that we can not possibly spare time and space to republish any subject which has been recently discussed through these columns , and hence will occasionally have to refer to back numbers . All persons who have neglected to keep a file on hand , will find it to their interest to send to the FABMEKS REVIEW CO . for any missing numbers , inclosing a three cent stamp for each number called for . Of course , should it happen that a subscriber fails to receive a number of the paper , a postal card notification of the fact , if sent at once , will secure prompt receipt of-the missing number , free of cha...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
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LIVE STOCK . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

LIVE STOCK . BREEDERS DIRECTORY . It is our desire to present , ln tne following style , a column or more of cards of reliable breeders of cattle , horses , sheep , ¦ wine and poultry . Onr rates will be for THBKK UNI ! CARD three months ( 18 Insertions ) $ 9 ; six months , ( 16 ; one year , ( SO . Kaon additional line ( S . SOperqnarter . These rates include a free copy of the FARMERS REVIEW during the continuance of the advertisement . We respectfully solicit the patronage of breeders everywhere , confident that lt will pay them to thus secure the attention of onr readers .

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

CATTLE . VERRY ALDK 1 CH , Tlskilwa . III ., Breeder of Short-Horn cattle from best stock . DR . W . A . PRATT , Elgin . III ., breeder of pure and ( trade Holstein cattle . Young stock for sale ; also Poland-China swine . ILLINOIS INDUSTRIAL UNIVERSITY . X breeders of Short-Horn and Jersey cattle , and Berkshire and Poland-China swine , stock for sale . * . L . LAWKKNOB , Champaign , 111 . SAMUEL STKATTON , Litchfield , Ills ., lmporter and breeder of Jersey cattle . Also , breeder of Cotswold sbeep and Obester White pigs . SWINE . SAMUEL T . K . PRIME , Bertholly Home Stock Farm , Dwight , Livingston County , Illinois , Breeder of Berkshire Swine from the best Imported stock . Jerusalem Artichokes for sale .

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THE DAIRY [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 1 July 1880

THE DAIRY DAIRY BARNS . * As I wish to show dairymen how they may construct warm stables in the cheapest manner and save the buildings they now have , I will first show how they may do this . Suppose now you have a barn 40 x 60 filled with cows in thc upper part . The manure is thrown out at the side . It is a cold barn . Now raise it up eight feet and put under it a concrete wall . This can be done at a cost of ten cents per cubic foot after the barn has been raised . Raise the barn with screws on blockings . Level it carefully . Now set 3 x 4 scantling under the middle of the sill edgewise , place them at such intervals as to furnish support , taking care not to set one so as to interfere with doOrs or windows . Then place shores so as to hold the barn firm . Take out thc blockings , and the standards will be in thc middle of the proposed wall . Make boxes of straight-grained hemlock sixteen feet long , fourteen inches wide . Set up standards outside of sill of barn , at end of pl...

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