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Page 27 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
A View of Political Economy From the Farmers and Producers side , Wealth and Civilization , * A 300-page book , by N . B . Ashby with introduction by Judge Albion W . Tourgee . This book is an eye-opener to the farmer which will enable him to see clearly the position he occupies and act intelligently . It makes the financial situation plain tp the simplest understanding . Nearly all other works of this class are written from the side of the bankers and money dealers . Price $ 1 . 00 in handsome cloth cover . OUR SPECIAL OFFER : Free for two yearly subscribers or six • trials . With this paper one year only $ 1 . 60 . All who have renewed their subscription can have book for 60 cents .
WEEKLY -MARKET REVIEW [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
WEEKLY -MARKET REVIEW GRAIN MARKETS . Chicago , April . 14 . There was a good business in wheat yesterday . Prices were somewhat unsettled and averaged lower during the first hour or so , but became firm ; closing at a moderate appreciation over Saturday . The only really unfavorable feature of the day was the fact that the great bulk of transactions was on local account . Closed at an advance over Saturday , being at 84 % for April ; 65 % for May ; 65 % for June , and 66 % for July . Receipts , 5 cars winter and 5 &lt;; ars ; spring . In corn there was not , much done , tbe market ruling quiet all through . Firmness in wheat , however , developed strength in this market , prices closing higher than on Saturday , being 29 % for April ; 30 % for May ; 31 % for July , and S 2 % for September . Arrivals ? continue relatively sinall , while tho shipping demand is tending to Improvement now the . resumption of lake navigation is so nea *\ Chicago received 171 cars . Exports were ...
Page 29 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
HII III OAXTUB , HOOS AND 8 HL _ B _ B _ P .-SHIP ^ BUHKER &amp; COCHRAN LIVE STOCK COMMISSION , Union » tocl £ Yards - - - - CHICAGO [ Established X 871 . ] Square treatment and satisfaction guaranteed . We sell every man s stock fairly on Its merits and give him as good treatment whether he ships us one oar or a hundred cars . Proceeds remitted Immediately . If you have stock to ship , write us description for best advice on the market , free . REFERENCE : National Live Stock Bank , Chicago . Please mention the Western Rural . I A % , ^ &gt; . M . FREEMAN &amp; CO ., Commission . SHI ^ k y w : ] HCmA .-sr JSLKTD STH . A . ^ TV , H ¦_! -MKLmtmrn . U Commerce Bldjf ., 16 Pacific Ave ., Chleasro . Hi _¦ m vk HH Correspondence and consignments solicited . Market reports furnished OS application . Bead onr market report on this page .
The New Mystery [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
The New Mystery WISE MEN CALL IT X , BUT IT IS . NATURES A . B . C . . . NATUBE HELPS ALL WHO . WILL LEABN HER . LESSONS . 4 * —— - ______ V The scientific world is wild over the mysterious new light which penetrates and photographs the inside of the . human body . This wonderful light is produced- in a glass tube like an electric light . It is composed cf beautiful violet-colored rays ^ which being unknown , are called X rays . Wise men aiv » asking what aire they ? What will they do ? What will they not do ? Edison believes they will . kill the _ germs of disease . At Columbia College for one hour the processors were even asking : Will these wohderous X rays restore life ? Yet all this mystery is only the A . B . C . of nature . For . countless ages the little , fire-fly has been carrying about with him a light which the Nineteenth Century scientists , canuo * duplicate . The climbing morning glory picks , out the sun-rays which will feedits lire and beauty more accurately than co...
The western Rural QUERIST G ^ IJMN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
The western Rural QUERIST G ^ IJMN 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 so requested . Questions will not he 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 , 1516 Monadnook Building , Chicago . Owing to the large number of legal questions received by this department with requests for reply by mail , we shall hereafter answer no legal queries by mall unless accompanied by alee of $ 1 per question . MONEY OF CHINA AND JAPAN—Having been a constant reader of your valuable paper and always considered It the best authority on the financial question : 1 , What Is the unit of value in China and Japan ? 2 . Is the silver yen of Japan worth any less than a gold yen In Japan . —L . R . J ., Kansas . —1 . There Is no coinage In China except t...
Page 31 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
R . W . OSBORN . REAL . ESTATE BROKER ROSE-LAND , LOUISIANA . Taxes Paid for Non-Residents . Titles Examined . - A General Real Estate Business Transacted . ARE YOU rsss . ; Subscribe for the BOSELAND HERALD and learn all about the Northern Colony At Boseland , Louisiana . Address , HOTT A BBICHBBT , Publishers , Boseland , La . Special offer to new subscribers : 60 eta . per year ; four months , 25 cts . The Western Trail la published quarterly by the Chicago , Book I _ h land &amp; Pacific Ban way . It tela how to get a farm In the West ,- and it wQl fe % sent to yon gratis for one year . Send name and addrees to Editor Western Trail , Chicago , and receive it one year free , y JOHN SEBASTIAN , C . P . A ., Chicago . PATENTS . Ii . _ D _ EJLN _ E « fe SON , Solicitor * of Patent * aii ? Counsellor * ln Patent Cases , McGMll Balldlaff , Washington , _ D . C . ( L . Deane , late Principal Examiner U . 8 . Pat ; Offlqe ) , All Patent business promptly attended to at fal » rat...
SPREADING MANURE . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
SPREADING MANURE . As you travel over the country you will see in meadows and grain fields an uneven spotted growth . If you make inquiries you will find the uneven growth has been brought about by the dumping of manure in piles from the wagon . It has laid awhile in the pile and leaked and then spread . The leaked fertility added to increased quantity left in spreading has produced a more luxuriant growth where the piles were deposited . The field presents an unpleasant sight from its irregular growth . It has always been a mystery to me—unless the force of habit in following in the good old way was too strong to be resisted—why people continued this system of dumping manure in piles to be afterwards spread . Surely there is no other easier way than to spread it from the wagon when hauled to the field . It is much easier to shovel and spread from the . smooth wagon bottom than to punch the shovel over the earth with grass roots or stubble to resist its progress . The elevation of t...
Page 32 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
IE the best is IP WANTED Investigate the merits of the ROCK ISLAND Combined Shovel and Disc Cultivator . As a Shovel Cultivator it is unequalled . With Discs it is the best . Handles so easy a boy may successfully use it . Send for book of Cultivators . ROCK ISLAND PLOW CO ., Rock Island , III .. IL MARSHALLTOWIWELL l \ DRILLING MACHINE | \\ tlhe MostSimple . Durable end Light I \\ Running Machine Made ^ ~ i IjJffcV Steam or Horse Power Mounted or hot . . I ja ^ SSai Write for full parlietilars and prices sayina I B _ eS ____ SSS 8 l _ x yousBu . _ headver _ . 5 raen . to _ H . spaper . _ Wd . tsi JfSP ^ S ^ ^ HE LENNOX MACHINE COJtARSHMLTOWUA Send for Catalogue * Portable Well Drilling 1 MACHINERY j ¦ itabllBhed lJCT . Coreredbypatents . _ M Machines , drill any depth both by f # | ¦ team snd hone power . We chmi- , J . Mm ggmce competition . Send for free Jo k / kM flluitrated catalogue . , WW / t ^ m Addrw ., KELLY &amp; TANEYHILL , mmm WAT £ _ BI _ 00 , IOWA .. VmEHS _ H...
Page 32 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 16 April 1896
A STAND UP , $ J &amp; . in the very worst storms , these / sSjxjBi * WKBK ^ wind mills of ours , that is because M 3 &amp; Ggmy £ ( £ i _\ d __ fl they are constructed of the very-y 3 ajgiiJ ^ 9 v 2 BPES best of steel and because our f ourlQBBB |^ rV ^^ = j !! l . cornered steel tower is braced in r * SffiMfflt ^ TNSfiorWf every direction . All galvanized « MSWy ^ j ^ ra | K ^ after it is put together . Tanks , &lt;^ MjMnKn ^| jlv Shelters , Pumps , Cutters , ^ fSflKHHSffllKy &amp; c Write . Challenge Wind ^ mnSmWLW ^ Mill &amp; Feed Mill Co ., No . 24 / IlnvPr River Street , Batavia Illinois . i / Mur ** ^ ¦ iciii ^ i iis y / j Binill . 50 FOR A TTra *^ MACHINE &lt; P TT * y ^ V Y ^ ° weave your fence at \ J yv &lt;^ W ^ ^// 25 cts - P er RodJl ¦ il / CK v »; ¦ A ^ NTo- 10 Gal . wires . Cross * K JSi \ v iv vv \ . *&gt; fr wires No - 12 « We wil 1 \\ yqlr &gt; wtsS ^ II Bel 1 wjre * or a *•* ro * \\ &l...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
WESTERN ; IBf RURAL fiiMlWE OTffi WEEIILK jrJQ&gt;*^^¦ TSE EDITORIAL OUTLOOK— ; ?^ Silver Spray ...-. - 556 : 1 News 1 Comments ........... .. . ; 547 iff Why People Seek the South . . 557 _ -V -, hi - University , Trustees ... 560 } FINS / FEATHERS AND HONEST BEESr- : I The Metric System ,. ; 560 * - - _ . - _ x , ^ „ - I Rich , But Conscienceless .............,..:.. . 560 - - . ^ oyiltrj z Items :.......... „; ......... v ..... 558 j : Who Are the Money-Lenders ? . ; ......... - .. . 560 . . . father and Egg Eating . ,. .,.. - . 558 •.. ( ! , / Daily Doings ... . . f ............:... 561 - Barnyard . Mistakes ,. 558 fl ~ Reasons , for Favoring Unpainted Hives 558 - . if HERDS , FLOCKS AND DAIRY— ... J . - ™ , ;;* . ™ nT ; ™ . V « II aniJi ^™ * Mi «™ i -n- ^ .. - Kzta WOMAN AND HER DOMAIN— , , . U . The New Zealand Keas 548 \ - \ - . -- - _ -,.- „•- M Home Dairying 7 . 548 •I Story of the Lilies . of the Valley . r-Poem ...-.. 562 U A Look Forward—A Look Backward .... 549 :...
COLONY NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
COLONY NEWS ABOUT FUTURE EXCURSIONS . The last excursions of the season to ; Green Cove Springs , Fla ., and Chadborne , N . O .. will be run May 5 th . This will be a fine time to see these states , especially for farmers who want to see what the land produces and become acquainted with tlie methods of Southern farming . It is true it is a hard time for farmers to get away , but to those who can do so it will be a delightful trip . In the month of May also the South is in its glory . It is the month of flowers . The fare to Chadborne , N . 0 ., will be one fare plus $ 2 . 00 for the round , trip . You ¦ can buy tickets in most cases at your own railway station . - We have also secured a reduced one way rate for that date , good on any line making the necessary connections . This rate is about $ 10 less than the regular fare . Our friends who contemplate moving to Chadborne will save money by going on that date . The same reduction applies to our excursion to Green Cove Springs , fo...
NEWS COMMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
NEWS COMMENTS The English Chancellor of the Exchequer , Sir Michael Hicks Bearch , has made his annual report , showing a treasury surplus for the year of £ 4 , 210 , 000 . He estimated the expenditure for the current year * at $ 100 , 047 , 000 . He said that this had been a wonderful year , and one of unexT ampled revenue in spite of the fact that the expenditures had been the largest since the great war . The surplus was the largest ever known , and a larger sum was devoted to , the reduction of the national debt than ever known . He proposes to reduce the surplus by remitting the land tax . As the land- is almost entirely held by the nobility , this proposition does not meet with favor among the . poor where it is styled a landlord s measure / 3 . The gold bugs are keeping everlastingly , at it . A correspondent of ours from the west writes : A trusted friend of mine was just shown a circular from the New York bankers saying : ¦ All sound money delegates to the St . Louis conven...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
HOWARD &amp;WILSON PUBLISHING COMPAQ , N . 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 of ten or more . Add ten cents if Money vs . Products , or New . Hygiene , or Modern Kitchen , or Modern Poultry Book , or other book la wanted . _ . Write for terms to agents or for terms on Special Premiums . All communications should be addressed WESTERN RURAL . CHICAGO . III . Entered at the Chicago Postofflce as Second-class matter - j &gt; l »™ ¦ ¦¦¦ ¦¦ — II . .. i , - - -
Herds , Flocks and " Dairy [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
Herds , Flocks and Dairy THE NEW ZEALAND KEAS . THE -sheep industry of New Zealand . . has encourtered an unusual and unexpected enemy . The foe is one of peculiar character and history . In no other . country has such a destroyer of flocks . appeared . It has been disastrous to the wool interest of the South Seas , and driven many colonists into other avocations . This destroyer of the flocks is called the New Zealand Kea . It is a bird about the ¦ size of an ordinary hawk ; it has the beek of an eagle and the claws of an owl . It has great muscular strength and is a very avaricious and bold bird . Similar courage is only found in the bee martin , ¦ which puts to flight large birds of prey ; This feathered Samson of New Zealand 3 s a species of parrot . It kills over a quarter of a million of sheep in the islands every year . At one time the bird fed on Vegetable food and did not eat meat . It now preys entirely on the flocks for its nations . It learned to eat mutton by picking th...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
Is there any reason for dodging and 1 g . noring a great and vital fact simply because a few prejudiced , misguided l p e o p 1 e have antit quated ideas of what constitutes morality aod modesty ? Reason and honesty say —certainly not . Men and women are attracted to each other because they are men and women and because it is right and necessary that they should be so attracted . The things that make a man attractive are the characteristics caused by his inherent manliness—by the strength which makes him a perfect man . The same is true of woman . There is strong attractiveness in perfect health . There is fascination and mag- . netism in it . A wo- * man cannot be entirely womanly—she cannot be a perfect woman—if she is hot in perfect health . In so much as ^ V - *^ just her rickness affects the organs that make her a woman , in just so much she loses attractiveness . This is the vital part of her health . Xf anything is wrong there , it may result in all manner of ills all over . ...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
$6.00FOB$3.75. THEFARMERSSCALE MZjEzr ^^^^ Zi fflff f ^* J ^* 1 ^ This Scale has a Scoop and Platform and will Weigh from % oz . up to 240 Lbs . Is made of nice smooth castings , heavy Tin Scoop and neat brass beam with upper rt &gt; w of figures for scoop and lower row for platform , japanned black , neatly striped and . bronzed . This is a useful Family Scale , especially for - farmers . Small parcels from one-half oz . up can be weighed In the scoop , and larger packages up to 240 lbs . on the platform . The platform is 10 x 13 % inches , being large enough : to weigh quite a good sized box of soap or maple sugar , a barrel of potatoes or dried apples , a tub of butter , a cheese ,. sack of grain or wool , a quarter of beef , a dressed hog , and many other things that it is desirable to weigh . Price free on board at Chicago ........ . $ 5 . 00 j ? his paper one year 1 . 00 Total 6 . 00 We will send the scale ^ or-slS . OO . We will « end both for $ 3 . 75 , or the scale ...