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Our Boys and Girls [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 9 July 1898
Our Boys and Girls Do All That You Can I cannot do much , said a little slar , To make this dark world bright ; My allvery beams cannot pierce far Into the gloom of night ; . Yet I am a part of God s great plan , And so I will do the best that I can . What can be the use , said a fleecy cloud , Of these few drops that I hold ? They will hardly bend the lily proud , If caught in her chaliee of gold ; But I , too , am part of God s great plan , So my treasures Ill give as well as I can . I A child went merrily forth to play ; But a thought , like a silver thread , Kept winding in and out all day Through the happy golden head ; Mother said , Darling , do all that you can , For you are a part of God s great plan . She knew no more than the twinkling star , Or the cloud with its rain-oup full . How , why , or for what all strange things are , — She was only a child at school ; But she thought , Tis a part of God s great plan , That even I should do all that I can . So she helped another ...
Page 11 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 9 July 1898
m s ^ K , 9 * i W ( ^ M for dishes that can be thrown away after every \ W 3 ^\ L | , 5 S ^| meal , to avoid the tiresome task of dish-wash- 1 W mm % 5 w * wKk . : i » g , cannot be granted . Would she have the I sp ~ fcs = £ = p ^ / fe « BB ™ Hr- next best thing ? Let her wash the dishes— I Ijaf ! p | W ^ pi ^^ J so easily it s almost a pleasure—with k WWf ^ tw n ft UUntel * Washing Powder , f W DU *&gt; 1 fVjK » xE / S It cuts t * 16 grease , and a good rinsing will | ISrainViS i 3 % y ]\ j leave the dishes delightfully clean . ^ lio WL . O L ^ TT \ THE N . K . FAIRBANK COMPANY , I W-ffiC &amp; M E ^ mSS \ Chicago . St . Louis . New York . Boston . | ^ W QKJKI ?] INITIAL TRIP JUNE 22 d . rake me wnaieoacK s . s . cnnsioDtier coiumims The Largest , Fastest Excursion Steamer in the World . To and From Chicago , LEAVES CHICAGO , Week Days 9 l 5 ? ,, n 1 Leaves Chicago , Sundays i ? ! 9 x s m Extra Trip , leavinR Saturday 10 : 00 p . m . LEAVES MILWAUKEE , Week Days &a...
The Markets [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 9 July 1898
The Markets Live Stock Market Cattle-Quotations were as follows . Fancy native steers , 150001 . 00 lbs . * a . 40 ® 5 . 60 riioice to extra steers , 1300 @ 1500 lbs . 5 . 15 @ o . 2 o GoSa to clX steers / ^ OMSOO lbs . 4 . 0 « . l Fat , plain steers , 130001000 bs « Fat handy steers , 100001160 lbs \ fMfCommon butcher steers ............ *•*»»* gn Good to choice cows ami heifers .. 8 . CM 4 . M Fair to good cows and heifers .... 3 . 25 GU . W ISSScM fled 1 SmbsrllSt ! Kveal calves , 100 toSflO lbs .. 4 . 00 g . 7 » Export bulls • • • &amp; St ® Feeding and bologna bulls 2 . 00 @ 3 . 4 U Wisconsin Cattle- .. Best cows .. Iritis Fair to good cows • # Canning cows ••••••;;;;;• . ;;;;;; « $$ Heifers ....... 8 . 0008 . 75 S *? , 2 . 7503 . 40 galves • 4 . 00 @ 6 . 7 o Stockers ( 500 to 700 lbs ) 3 . 4003 . Feeders ( 750 to 950 lbs . ) 3 . 5 O 03 . S 5 Hogs-Quotations were as follows : Good to choice heavy • | H Heavy mixed « J Good medium SSK Sorted light HSi Rough , heavy ISK L...
OUR WEEKLY REVIEW [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 9 July 1898
OUR WEEKLY REVIEW IHJffll ^ JOTCPH - APAMa V ~^^ aama OEQBOE J , ADAMS . , ¦ J A . W WICHIlii M I &amp; . nun ADAMS SONS &amp; K / TOH /» , iHb I l ^ bve STOCK C OMMISSION ? 1 I UNION STOCK YXRDS , CHICAGO , la ., ^ A , ^ ¦ II Jatb ONION STOCK JJUIDS , SOUTH OMAHA , Nee , AND KANSAS CITY , MO . inn TMJIlMfr jj Receipts To-day 9 , 000 Cattle , 14 , 000 Hogs , 12 , 000 Sheep Cattle Market Steady Hog Market 5 to 10 cts . Higher Closing Weak Sheep Market Slow CATTLE Chicago , 111 ., Thursday , July 7 , 1898 . The receipts of cattle so far this week have been about 30 , 900 , against 45 , 004 for the same time last week . The official count for last week was 50 , 182 , against 42 , 533 in 1897 , and 48 , 719 in 1896 . Comparison of this week and last is not very valuable as the yards were closed here Monday , July 4 , and so one of our heaviest days is not in the reckoning . The supply of this week has been very much less than was predicted , as it was figured that there ...
of tno Making Money In War Time . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 9 July 1898
of tno Making Money In War Time . The outlook for better times in our nart country is very promising , we expect a bountiful harvest and good prices , farmers . around here will have plenty of money and will be able and ready to buy a good thing and I am sural can sell a lot of the CnnnyGas Retorts this summer , as everybody , whether In city or Country , wants one . You Just put the retort in your stove and turn on the coal oil and light it , and you have the prettiest Are , better than coal or wood , and so clean , no ashes or soot or dirt , and when the meal is over turn it off . Everybody that has it , likes the retort , as it makes a hot fire and S 3 quick . You dont need any kindling . There is no danger about it like the gasoline stove , coal oil Is not explosive . We do all our cooking , baking and washing , andl think ! can make sia . 00 WM 5 . 00 a day and not work hard either . I Just put it in the stove and light It and that sells it . I heard of one man that made ( 1 , ...
CHEAP EXCURSIONS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 9 July 1898
CHEAP EXCURSIONS Are run the first and third Tuesday of each month to all points in the west and southwest , via the Missouri Pacific Ry . and Iron Mountain Route , Write for particulars . On receipt of eight cents in postage stamps , will mail a , work of art . The most comprehensive and typographically the handsome est work of its kind ever issued about the state of Texas , or several fine publications about Arkansas . Address BISSELL WILSON , D . P . A ^ 111 Adams St ., Chicago , 111 .
NEW SLEEPING CAR LINE [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 9 July 1898
NEW SLEEPING CAR LINE Betwen Chicago and Buffalo on train No . 6 , Nickel Plate Road , leaving Chicago daily from the Van Buren Street Passenger Station ( on the Loop ) , at 2 : 55 p . m . Also a through sleeper to New York via Nickel Plate and Lackawanna roads , in addition to the excellent through service heretofore maintained .
. . ¦ : HOMESEEKERS' EXCURSIONS . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 9 July 1898
. . ¦ : HOMESEEKERS EXCURSIONS . ¦ Onthe first and third Tuesdays in May and June , 1 S 98 , the Chicago , Milwaukee &amp; St . Paul Railway will sell round-trip excursion tickets ( good for 21 days ) to a great many points in South and North Dakota and other western and southwestern states , at practically one fare for the round trip . Take a trip west and see what an amount of good land can be purchased for very little money . Further Information as to rates , routes , prices of farm lands , etc ., may be obtained on application to any coupon ticket agent or by addressing Geo . H . Keafford , General Passenger Agent , Chicago , Milwaukee &amp; St . Paul railway , Old Colony Building , Chicago , 111 . As near as can be estimated there are now stored in the warehouses at San Angelo , Tex ., 9 , 000 bags of wool , equivalent to 1 , 800 , 000 pounds , and it ... is thought that with the subsequent shipments that -will come in this amount will be swell to 2 , 000 , 000 ...
Page 13 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 9 July 1898
IpFOR YOUR AD ^ r ^ ^• Jf ^ 0 ur whole institution , which by the way is tlie largest wool commis- y ?®^ - ftYTrt ? sion house in the entire west , makes for the advantage of the ~^ W ~ _ wfejtjA-i man who has wool to sell . You may know how others appreciate ~ H- ~ = i * s ° »| f §| these advantages when we tell you that we handled last year !|*|| ^ 3 || 15 , 000 , 000 POUNDS OF WOOL , £$ S ^ IpP WE DONT PEDDLE OUT WOOL : P 4 K * 3 lg &amp; l &amp; ne largest buyei-s in the country come to us ; they know we have . ^ svjp- ^ fedplE anything they may want In any quantity . Thats another ad- ^ S * w 3 ^ zulsM vantaSe to you . Liberal advances made on consign- S « Slp ^ M ~&amp;&amp; meats at 5 per cent , interest per annum . Sacks furnished free . r ^ £ qm * V in . Send for a free copy of our Market Letter . tfiiAxk W &amp; . ^ 4 fa SILBERMAN BROS . A ^ Jmk J ^ K \ ., ^^ S ^ P * - *** -1 * 4 | -- * 8-, i * 8 MicMgan streei ^^^ m ; - . -. - - : %...
Chess [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 9 July 1898
Chess SOLUTIONS . lROB . NO . 135 : This was on a diagram that had been transposed by the printer in making up the forms . Messrs . N . Nelson and L . II . Bahler detected the transposition and sent the key , 1 Q-S 6 . PROB . NO . 136 , TOURNAMENT NO . 5 : 1 S-Q 4 , KxR ; 2 S-B 6 dis eh , etc . If 1 BxS ; 2 QxB cli . If 1 ..., B-BO ; 2 S-K 6 ch . If ] U-B 5 ; 2 R-S 5 ch , etc ., etc . This problem was highly esteemed by our solvers . NO . 137 , TOURNAMENT 6 : 1 B-S 7 , S-Q 2 ; 2 RxR . Ifl SxB ; 2 Q-SC . If 1 ...., S-K 6 ; 2 QxS , etc ., etc . PROBLEM NO . 149 . Composed for The Farmers Voice , By C . E . Lindmark , New York . Black , 7 pieces . White , 6 pieces . White to play and mate in two moves . END GAME NO . 23 . In the Vienna Tournament , Blackburn assailed Schlechter with a Bishops Gambit , and after 25 moves the following position was reached : White , Blackburne to play . The game now continued : 26 P-QS 3 K-Q 2 418-34 ( 0 ) K-B 3 27 K-Q 3 B-KS 42 S-Q 6 B-Q 3 28 P-S 3 B-S ...
OF INTEREST TO HOMESEEKERS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 9 July 1898
OF INTEREST TO HOMESEEKERS To those desirous of owning a farm home , and seeking by industry and thrift to attain an independent condition in life , no better chance is afforded than the fertile farming lands , at low prices and reasonable terms , situated along the line of the Chicago &amp; North-Western Ry , in western Minnesota and South Dakota . This locality is forging to the front and yearly gaining immense wealth from its fine crops , dairy interests and stock raising . For further information regarding Homeseekers rates , etc ., please apply to W . B . Kniskern , G . P . and T . A ., 22 Fifth Ave ., Chicago .
Page 14 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 9 July 1898
July 9 , 1898 WHEN OTHERS FAIL CONSULT DOCTOR SWEANY , For the speedy and permanent cure of all &gt; NERVOUS , CHRONIC AND PRIVATE Diseases , even in their most aRgravated forms . T 6 ere is no one man in the world who nas performed so many permanent cures in both Men and Women of troubles which other physicians of acknowledged ability had given np as hopeless as tnls eminent SPECIALIST . Nothing baffles his keen perception , his unerring diagnosis , nor bis marvelous professional abilities , resulting from many years of experience . YOUNG MEN suffering from any of the many aliments resulting from indiscretions of youth or men of maturer years suffering from excesses of any kind should consult him without delay , place themselves under bis treatment and have lost strength , manly vigor and confidence restored . tAIDITET if you cannot call , a letter WIT I I I- carefully describing your symptoms and he will send to you in plain envelops bis solentttio and honest opinion of yo...
THE FAIRS . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 9 July 1898
THE FAIRS . STATE FAIRS FOR 1808 . Illinois ..,. Springfield , Sept . 36-Oct . I Indiana Indianapolis .... Sept . 12-17 Kansas Wichita Sept . 19-14 Michigan Grand Rapids .. Sept . 20-33 Minnesota Hamline Sept . 6-10 Missouri .. St . Louis Oct . 3-8 Ohio tJolumbus .. Aug . 29-Sopt . 3 Oklahoma G uthrle Oct . 8-8 South Dakota ... Yankton Sept . 26-33 Wisconsin Milwaukee Sept . 19-20 Toronto Expo .. . Toronto .... Aug . 2 i ) -Sept . 10 Winnipeg Expo .. Winnipeg . July 11-16 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIRS . OOUNTT TOWN DATE Adams Camp Point .... Sept . 12-16 Boone Belvidere Sept . 6-9 Brown Mt . Sterling Aug . 1-5 . Bureau Princeton Sept . 6-9 Carroll Mt . Carroll Aug . 80-Sept . 2 Champaign Champaign Aug . 30-Sept . 3 Champaign Homer Aug . 23-26 Christian Pana Aug . 29 Clark Martinsville .... .... Sept . 27-Oct . 1 Coles Charleston Sept . 13-17 Coles Mattoon Oct . 5-8 DeKalb Sandwich Sept . 13-16 DeWitt Clinton Aug . 8-12 Douglas Camtrgo ... . Sept . 6-9 DuPage Wheaton ..... .. Aug . 24-26 Edg...
jA Cheap Farm and a Good One . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 9 July 1898
jA Cheap Farm and a Good One . Do you want a good farm , where you can work outdoors in your shirt sleeves for ten months in the year , and where your stock can forage for itself all the year round ? If so , write to P . Sid Jones , Passenger Agent , Birmingham , Ala ., or Dr . R . B . Crawford , Traveling Passenger Agent , 6 Rookery Building , Chicago , 111 . Do you want to go down and look at some of the Garden Spots of this country ? Th » Louisville &amp; Nashville Railroad provides the way and the opportunity on the first and third Tuesday of each month , with excursions at . nly two dollars over one fare for r . und trip tickets . Write Mr . C . P . Atmore , General Passenger Agent , Louisville , Ky ., for particulars . Do y . u want to read about them before going ? Then send 10 cents in silver or postage stamps for a copy of Garden Sp . ts to Mr . Atmore .
Page 15 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 9 July 1898
It rests with yon whether you continue the-rfSJBBffl serve-killing tobacco habit . N O-TO-li AO ^ flMsai removes the desire for tobacco , with- ^ 4 TV A HI out nervous distress , expels nieo-JUn . 1 ¦ U 0 ^ tine , purines the blood , re-JrW 1 I ft . &gt; V JTtfA stores lost manhood , ^&gt; f 3 fig m &amp;* ax ) itr ?&amp; makes you strong JJifll % lij ^ £ T , i tm mn SSol ^ 4 » m H ll ^ NO-TO-BACfrom VT . 1 ¦ » J ^ T y ° » r own druggist . who -X « ¦ II ^» - ^ , will vouch torus . Takcitwith ¦ !*¦ ¦» l ^ ir ^» will , patiently , persistently . Onft i Al | ^ . box , SI , usually cures ; 3 boxes , $ 2 . 60 , ¦ ¦?• A ^ .. guaranteed to cure , or we refund money . i ^ k ^ ^ BMrlbi Bsaedy Co ., CUugo , nontrul , Sew forks
Weather and Crops [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 9 July 1898
Weather and Crops The prospects for an abundant harvest were never better . Wheat , oats and corn far in advance of last year . As a rule , farmers have their cornfield in fine condition . Average condition of different crops arie as follows , as compared with an average crops , 100 points as the basis : Corn , 125 per cent ; wheat , none ; oats , 120 per cent ; other small , grain , 115 per cent ; meadows , 125 per cent ; pastures , 110 per cent ; potatoes , 125 pier cent ; fruit of all kinds , 110 per cent . The quality of the hay crop now being harvested is of the finest ; stock healthy and in good condition . Prices 30 to 40 per cent better than a year ago . Geo . W . Barclay . Cornell Co . la ., July 5 . Illinois—Highly favorable week . Wheat and rye harvest practically finished , except in northern district . Wheat yield short in central counties . Oats harvest well begun in south half . Clover mostly cut and housed ; large yield . Timothy haying progressing , abundant yield ....