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Page 35 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 December 1910
MASTERPIECE STANDARD 128943 IgAND ^ - I LONGFELLOW PERMIER C , 2 d 138000 Divide Honors Equally Masterpiece Standard is the most intensely bred Black Robinhood boar living and in my opinion is as good a boar as I have ever owned . Longfellow Premier C 2 d is a son of the $ 2700 Lungfellow Premier C out of a daughter of Masterpiece , and has been selected to take the place of Longfellow Premier C . He is an extremely uniform breeder and with these two grand boars to mate with the magnificent sows that are now in my herd , a large number of them being . daughters of Longfellow Premier C and other daughters of Masterpiece , Baron Duke 50 th , Invincible Masterpiece , Rival s Last , etc ., I believe I will produce better Berkshires than I ever have done in the past . Only the very best sent out on mail orders . About 50 extremely choice sows will be bred to Masterpiece Standard and Longfellow Premier C 2 d for my February 9 th , 1911 , public sale . Before catalogue is issued , I will b...
Mississippi State Fair and Swine Exhibit . [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 December 1910
Mississippi State Fair and Swine Exhibit . In n 06 I attended the Mississippi State Fair purposely to see the Swine exhibit . After a fruitless search for Swine sheds , I began to make enquiries , and after at least one-half hour s work , I succeeded in getting directions , and , on diligent search , I succeeded in finding three pens ( if I remember correctly . ) There was not a person in sight . The pens were in the most secluded part of the grounds under the friendly shelter of some willow trees . These pens contained a few inferior , apparently grade , Poland China hogs . The owner was evidently ashamed of them for there was no sign to indicate who he was . I was so thoroughly disgusted that I left the grounds at once and took no more interest in this Fair until the American Berkshire Association sent out their cup offer in 1909 . I then enrolled my name as a member of the Mississippi Berkshire Association , bought stamps with the enrollment fee and began writing Berkshire Breede...
Premier C ' s Lad . [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 December 1910
Premier C s Lad . To The Berkshire World : — Premier C s Lad 128000 , the subject of the above sketch , like his sire Longfellow Premier C . 98700 , is proving himself a great sire . His pigs are very typey , with good heads , good bodies , good bone and plenty of size . Have had this boar at the head of our herd until recently when we sold him to Mr . A . E . Fisher , Orient , Ohio to take the place of Longfellow Premier C , formerly at the head of his herd . While Mr . Fisher paid a good , price for him if he lives he will prove a great investment . Have purchased another son of Longfellow Premier C . 9 S 700 , a hog bred by us but sold when a pig to Mr . C . P . Dickerman of Mallet Creek , Ohio . We are confident that Pine Knoll Longfellow , mated with the good sows in our herd , will produce some splendid specimens of Berkshires . Very truly , John F . Myers , Mlllersburg , Ohio .
The Dietrich System [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 December 1910
The Dietrich System Regarding the Dietrich System of swine feeding , will say that I think it the coming system of hog feeding . While we have fed but five head of hogs by this system and these not to the letter , as we were not equipped to weigh them each week , yet never had hogs do better nor lock healthier . The five were Fall gilts—three being farrowed September 16 , 1909 and two September 29 , 1909 . They were fed from weaning time up until April 1 st as has been our custom heretofore , feeding a rather heavy middling slop with a small amount of oil meal or tankage added and some ear corn . Having access to fresh water and given a warm place to sleep . April 1 st , not having scales to weigh them , we estimated their weight to be not more than 130 pounds each ; turned them into an acre clover patch ; gave them an A shaped house for shelter and began feeding by the Dietrich System . The ration given was composed of corn meal , middlings , tankage , clover pasture and water . Th...
Tannenbaum Farms' Berkshires [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 December 1910
Tannenbaum Farms Berkshires Willoughby , Ohio . The Berkshire World , Springfield , 111 . Gentlemen : —We note with pleasure the rapid advancement of the interest in Berkshires , especially in this state , and we take this opportunity to express to you our share of appreciation for your great and continued work for this advancement . The Berkshires at Tannenbaum Farms are all doing nicely and Without an exception are in good shape to go into the winter , the herd numbering at the present writing about two hundred head . We , of course , seriously regret the loss of Rivals Lord Premier 2 d , our great son of Lord Premiers Rival , but we have a large number of his get and they certainly look good to us for future breeding material . Some of his ( laughters have produced for us this Fall and without an exception they have had large , uniform , fancy litters . Willoughby Masterpiece has also stamped a large percentage of Els Fpring and Fall litters with the ideal Masterpiece type and we...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 December 1910
Mind vs . Muscle . Rev . W . N . Tobie . Mind is always superior to muscle . A fairy once came to three boys and offered to fulfil any three wishes each might make . One wished for health , wealth and many friends ; another for health , fame and a beautiful wife . The third wished for health , friends and three more wishes . This boy got more than the others , because he used his brains . He used his mind to multiply his life . Look about you : are men of brains or men of brawn at the top ? I know a boy likes to feel his muscle ; but tell me—what kind of people are at the head of things—men of mind or men of muscle ? Who are the presidents of the railroads ? Men of mind . Who work with pick and shovel on the tracks ? Men of muscle . Who commands the navy ? A man of mind . Who stokes at the furnaces ? A man of muscle . Who designed the finest building in your town ? A man of mind . Who hauled the stone ? A man of muscle . Who draws the big salary and the fat fee ? Who holds the highe...
Page 37 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 December 1910
A NEW YEARS RESOLUTION Do you resolve to make 1911 a banner year by saving more money , raising better hogs , etc . ? Let us offer a suggestion . Protect your hogs by using the Lehr Cast Iron Troughs which are absolutely sanitary and have no leaky joints where feed will collect , become sour and form a breeding spot for all kinds of contagious disease germs . If time is worth money save the time , in keeping the old style trough in repair , by using the Lehr Troughs which will never wear out nor break by water freezing in them . You will find our troughs the best , most durable and cheapest . They possess so many points of true merit that they are far superior to any other make . Join our large list of well pleased customers . Can you afford to be an outsider ? Start the new year right . Do not delay . Write now . ROUND STYLE Has eight compartments and will feed eight large hogs . The guards prevent them from crowding one another or rooting out the feed . Each hog , whether large or...
Page 37 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 December 1910
Bred Sows For Sale A few tried sows and a choice lot of gilts sired by Moreau Duke 3 rd 105074 and Rivaleer 130548 ( litter mate to Rivals last ) and out of prize winning dams . Bred to Premier Champion 92200 . They are good and priced so you can buy them for future profit . Jones &amp; McGinnis ENON , MO . . 4 ¦ &amp; BJjjgfl ^ SJEaSBJJSi fc ^ SSEI Artful Masterpiece 110970 AT THE HEAD OF OUR HERD 50—BRED SOWS AND GILTS—50 FOR SALE Our Type Artful Belle 30 th 64947 Duchess 279 th 75009 Charmers Violet 21 st 114742 Premier Longfellow 68600 Lord Premier 50001 Lord Premier s Rival 92805 Masterpiece 77000 The blood of all these great individuals in our herd . Write us your wants . A . T . DOERR &amp; SONS - HARVEL , ILL . Spring Boars byMasterpiece Baron 3 rd 115827 These are fine ( ellows at from $ 25 to $ 35 each . A great herd header , Ash Lawn Premier 126355 , ( arrowed Sept . 1 , 1908 . First draft for $ 75 gets him . WM . LAKINGS :-: HURLEY , S . D . SPRIN...
Page 38 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 December 1910
COUNT ROBIN 119112 No Better Sire Has Ever Been Used at Sunnyside Farm . A Uniform Breeder ^^ MMHMMMd . MBBMMW™— ~ tJU ? . s )* A * PT ^ . i . t )^ R ^^^ HHm k ^ w * v T -f ¥ wL %£ &amp; Jjmim LJK ^^^^ BL CLX ^&amp; N ^ SSiwll § fBHH \ ^^^^^^^^^^ n ^^^^^^ KBK ^^^^ E ^ i 7 ^ H ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ H | l 4 »*\\^ - COUNT ROBIN IISIIZ . • ** }*• i * x ^ i . • No better sire than the above boar has ever been used at Sunnyside Farm , Lamine , Mo . We have used such great boars as Lord Robin , Lord Lee and Cock Robin , but for a uniform breeder of fine pigs , Cock Robin is without doubt the equal of any boar we have ever used on our farms . ¦¦ - ——¦¦¦^¦¦¦¦—^— i ¦ . !¦¦¦ 6 Boars For Sale We have six very good boars by Baron Duke 125 th out of Lord Lee sows and Lord Robin sows . They are a good lot , weigh about 275 to 300 pounds each and we can sell them from $ 35 . 00 to $ 75 . 00 each . Have some July and August boars bred as above lot that are worth from $ 25 . 00 to $ 50 . 0...
I H C Service Bureau , [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 December 1910
I H C Service Bureau , Whosoever wants to know may ask and receive the freshest and most accurate information through the I H C Service Bureau recently established by the International Harvester Company of America . Not only is the bureau designed to assist the farmer in a solution of his many and varied problems , by answering directly questions regarding soils , fertilizers , rotation of crops , climatic conditions , irrigation , etc ., but the aim is to give assistance to students of agriculture , to the agricultural trade , and general press , and to carry on a wide and popular campaign of education . To do this experts have been engaged—men who have made a study of agriculture , fruit raising , dairying , animal husbandry , etc . They will cooperate with the United States Department of Agriculture , the Government Experiment Stations , and the agricultural colleges , and in addition will devote time to study and research along independent lines , thus making the bureau a center...
What a Fair Accomplishes [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 December 1910
What a Fair Accomplishes 1 . It reaches and benefits every avenue of industrial life . 2 . It shows the possibilities of our soil and climate . 3 . It encourages diversified crops . 4 . It emphasizes the value of intensive cultivation . 5 . It stimulates the live stock industry . 6 . It increases the interest In high class poultry . 7 . It elevates the dairy business . 8 . It encourages young men to engage In farming and stock breeding . 9 . It induces a demand for small farms . 10 . It enhances farm values . 11 . It extends our markets . 12 . It makes better men and women . —Mr . Frank D . Fuller , Secretary , Tri-State Fair , Memphis , Tenn .
Sold Boar at Once Through Ad in Berkshire World . [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 December 1910
Sold Boar at Once Through Ad in Berkshire World . Smyrna , Tenn . The Berkshire World , Springfield , III . Gentlemen : —Enclosed you will find check to cover last month s ad in The Berkshire World . You certainly are on top as an advertising medium . Tucker s Masterpiece 126812 was sold on a teleghaph order within three days after our ad appeared . He went to Mr . C . L . Townes , Minter City , Miss ., who writes that he is more than pleased with his trade . We have also received numerous inquiries about the gilts and may be so nearly sold out before you go to press that we shall not need space in your December issue . Will let you know about this later . Yours very truly , John F . Tucker &amp; Son .
Think This Over [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 December 1910
Think This Over Madison , S . D . The Berkshire World , Springfield , 111 . Gentlemen : —In answering your favors will say that our herd was not fitted a day before we showed at our State Fair , 1910 . We won two firsts , nine seconds , six thirds and two fourths premiums . Our herd boar was the oldest animal we showed , being a Senior Yearling . Two of the sows shown were mothers of eight of the pigs shown . We find it helps sales and it is not beneficial to fit breeding stock as the modern show ring requires . We do not wish to discredit the finished product showing but when a herd is shown it should mean animals in breeding condition and their offspring before the judge . Our Fairs are supposed to be an educational affair . When a man buys a winner , takes him home and handles him as the average man does , it puts a different light on our Fairs . What benefit is blackening ? Farther , how many Berkshire sows , with their wonderful nursing trait , can raise a litter of six pigs fa...
What He Did in 1910 [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 December 1910
What He Did in 1910 Editor Berkshire World : — With this issue ( December ) we close the year of 1910 , and as I look back over the year I cant help but say it has been a good one . Good in more ways than one . First of all , it was good to raise Berkshires and then it was good to sell them . During the year we have raised and sold over one hundred head leaving us with about one hundred head for our 1911 campaign . The year was extraordinarily good in that we had no disease of any kind in our herd and lost only one sow , Charmers Violet 21 st 114742 , with heat ; and some pigs at farrowing time . While we have sold our stuff cheap , considering quality and breeding , during the past year , as we look back we congratulate ourselves and thank you , ( The Berkshire World ) who hunted up our trade and rounded up our cus tomers and sent them here to buy our stock . We also want to thank you , our customers , who are scattered all the way from New Hampshire to Oregon and from Michigan to ...
Page 39 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 December 1910
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Worth the Money [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 December 1910
Worth the Money The Berkshire World , Springfield , 111 . Dear Sirs : —I am sending you check for my ad , and also $ 4 . 00 extra for nominating fees in the Futurity , for Berry s Choice and six of my best sows . These sows are all bred now , and I am expecting the best lot ¦ of Spring pigs I have ever raised . These are a good lot of sows , and have been raising some good ones by Berry s Choice . They averaged ten farrowed and eight and one-half saved to the sow last Spring . I am also breeding some good gilts for the trade , to Berry s Choice , and also have some migthy nice young boars yet , which I will price worth the money . I have some September pigs that are good material for next Falls Shows , just the best age possible for the under-year classes next Fall . Among the number are two boar pigs sired by Berry s Choice ; and out of a very fancy daughter of Berryton Duke Jr . The maternal granddam is Charmer 98 th , one of the best sows in the Sutton herd , and she was sired by...