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Page 11 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
v^orn is a vigorous feeder arid responds well to liberal fertilization ., On corn lands the yield increases and the soil improves if properly treated with fertilizers containing not under 7%actualPotash. A trial of this plan costs but little and is sure to lead to profitable culture . ) Our pamphlets are not advertising circulars booming special fertilizers , but are practical works , contain- . ing latest researches on the subject of fertilization , arid are really helpful to farmers . They are sent free for the asking . GERMAN KALI WORKS , 93 Nassau St ., New York . FARMERS!AreS^the WHITE FRENCH ARTICHOKE ? - If not , why * I have a few bushels for sale at a low figure . If desiring good seed write at once . J . H . VAN NB 3 S , Fremont , Mich . To get you to try them we will send you as many packets as you want ( five or more ) of Seeds for Only 2 c per Packet . Some packets we are selling for 5 c and 10 c each . Send list of what you prefer . We will do the best we can . TRY US ...
THE FARMERS' SIDE [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
THE FARMERS SIDE THE VOICE OF SPRING . Up from the vales a voice of gladness comes , Out of the woods a sound of waking mirth ; Dead lies the winter neath the greening earth , \ . And young Spring lives adorned In fragrant blooms ; - The breezy hills and the pure skies above Awake the world to dreams of joy and love . Hark I how the bird-songs float into the sky , From field and fen , from tree and shrub and ¦ brush , Sparrow and . linnet , bluebird , red-wing , thrush , Voice their delight in ravishing melody ; Winged are the songs with love , and every , •breeze That bears them on is fraught of fragrances . Along the valley where the violets grow The narrow river rushes on its way , Glad with the warmth and freshness of the day - ; - And glancing back to heaven with its own glow As hearts that hold to beauty , love and truth . Shine in the eye of God with His own ruth .. Over the hills where the young grass is sprent With dandelion rath , and eye-bright pale , Lean cows are grazin...
Page 12 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
£ADVEEtTISEMEiNTS, 5 We believe the firms who advertise S . B in our columns are reliable and trust- W | 5 worthy and that they will deal hon- tt 3 estly with our subscribers . 5 r uL Any subscriber having cause for y V complaint will do us a favor Tiy send- &lt; H ing the details , upon receipt of which W JQ we will make careful investigation ^ &amp; O We can not . however , attempt to adjust V fi trifling differences between subscribers ft y and honorable advertisers . &lt; ft It will be to your interest , and get n V you the best of service , if you always SL W mention this paper when writing to ad- W / j ve rtisers . y \
WHY PEOPLE SEEK THE SOUTH . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
WHY PEOPLE SEEK THE SOUTH . The heavy immigration into the southern states is in obedience to natural laws , whose immediate force and influence are all the more potent by reason of conditions created by chance population movements heretofore . That is to say , the tide of emigration from the older settled parts of the world , has , fer many years past , flowed along lines of latitude—or approximately so in following isothermal lines—and has been mainly directed to the grain regions of the North and South temperate zones . The hardships of life in North Europe , increasing with the increasing density of population , has been the impelling cause of the outgoing , and the desire to settle in countries whose climate and products should not be dissimilar to those with which the emigrants were familiar , controlled the course and fixed the destination of the movement . Hence , whether in North or South America , in Oceanica or Africa , population development has , on the whole , made the...
PLANT POTATOES IN 1896 . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
PLANT POTATOES IN 1896 . T P you are a grower of potatoes you 1 certainly are interested in the prop . It has been said that cheap seed makes high priced potatoes . Progressive farmers and growers will double their acreage in 1896 , the poorest crops frequently bringing the most money . Few . fields offer , such inducements to farmers as the cultivation of potatoes . With the exception of 1895 there has been a home market at good prices , the . demand exceeding the production . Any crop riot equaling the demand is an excel &lt; lent one to grow . It is easier to raise arid market five bushels of potatoes than one of wheat . Potatoes cannot be stored in elevators and kept indefinitely , they are perishable . There was an immense yield of potatoesin 1895 . Hundreds of thousands of bushels were destroyed by frosts , not dug at the time for harvesting the crop on account of low prices . The imports of potatoes into this country for ten years ending June 30 th , 1894 , over expor...
Page 13 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
J?MEDICAL ^ VTREATMENT.^\ If you want the beat expert and scientific treatment by the leading physicians and specialists o 4 ^¦^^ to consult only MB . OAHMA TWATS ^ C 9 * J ?* &gt; Bearbora St ., Chicago , 111 . AM Chronic Diseases of men and women , Private , Skin , Blood and Nervous Diseases . Cases treated byrnai ! all oyer the wortdby sending for Symptom BlanV No . 1 for men , No . 2 for women . No . 3 , Skin Diseases No ; 4 for Catarrh . Best of references .
Fins , Feathers arid Honey . Bees : v [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
Fins , Feathers arid Honey . Bees : v POULTRY ITEMS . Our first item of experience with Plymouth Rocks was the purchase of four six month pullets and a cockerel . During the year they laid over six hundred eggs . Two of the pullets raised each a brood of chickens . The other two were set , but were broken up at the end of , two weeks by rats undermining and taking their escffs . v One objection to Plymouth Rock hens is their fashion of weaning their chickens when from four to six weeks old , before they are able to care for themselves . If confined in a coob they are likely to commence laying and kicking out their eggs . Our experience with . eggs from many breeders leads us to think that it is a difficult matter to breed even twenty-five per cent , of a flock of chickens that will average a score of eighty per cent , in a standard of one hundred as laid down by poultry authorities . For two years the writer kept a flock each , of about twenty , ©^ Plymouth Rocks and Light Brahmas ....
POOR BUT RICH . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
POOR BUT RICH . Once in New England , says a writer in the Outlook , I was riding with an old farmer , and some of the men of the neigh-borhood-came under criticism . Speaking of a prominent man in the village , I asked : He is a man of means ? Well , sir , the farmer replied , he aint got much money , but he s mighty rich . He has a good deal of land , then ? I asked . No , sir , he aint got much land , neither , but still he s mighty rich . The old farmer , with a pleased smile , observed my puzzled look for u moment , and then said : You see , he aint got much money , and he aint got much land , but still he is rich , because he never went to bed , owing any man a cent in all his life . He lives as well as he wants to live , and he pays as he goes ; he doesnt owe anything and he aint afraid of anybody ; he tells everv man the truth , and does his duty by himself and his family and his neighbors , his word is as good as a bond , and every man , woman and child in the town looks up...
Page 15 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
AreYou Constipated? . No being can be healthy if n &lt; 5 t ready to answer nature s call . It is a sign of a sluggish , -weakened , impoverished system . The best remedy is Dr.Peters Blood Vivalizer fhe old Swiss-German remedy , which was discovered by an old German physician and has been in constant use for over a hundred years , though notexten- . sively advertised . It has no grine-. ing effect , but regulates the bowels , strengthens the digestive organs while it purifies the blood , thus toning the entire system . It seldom fails to cure all diseases caused by impoverished or impure blood or from disordered stomach . No drugstore medicine ; is sold only by regular Vitalizer agents . Persons living where there are no agents for Dr . PeteT s Blood Vitalizer can , by sending $ 3 . 00 , obtain twelve 35-cent trial bottles direct from the proprietor . This offer can only be obtained once by the same person .. Write to DR . PETER FAHRNEY , ua and 114 So . Hoyne Av « ., CHICA...
Page 15 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
BKEEPERS84SD«£Pfl GLEANINGS IN T § EE CULTURE . A Handsomely Illustrated Q nA OiinnlinM Magazine , and Catalog of D 66 OUUPIIBS FREE . THE A . I . ROOT CO ., Medma , O * Qa * * £ S R «» rf B » BB © , Shelf , an * fAk * f CtWffi Mills ftw Poultrymen . IJ ^ B Dalay B ??»«» Outta * Powo » IsVt ^^ . Pg ^_ Clicttlair and iartSs &amp; amfois Free . * ^* mW £ wsm @ n mmm , t seaaton , Pa . Please mention the Western RuraL IIIk ? HAUF S n hand a flne lot of land and water Mir IIIVI- fowls , and prices to suit hard times I .. Bend for price-list and order at once . MBS . J . O . M / UMB , Milton , Win .. BREEDEROFFARCYPOULTRY.SES.S Hock , P . Cochin , L . Brahmas , B . Langshans , S . C . B . Leghorns , S . P . Hamburg . Eggs * 1 per 15 . Circular free . JOHN McDERMOTT . Canton , 111 . ^ jfcgj FRUITPLANTSCHEAP.SE STFOH EGGSPROMH0UDANSS.^ JOHK M . WISE , Freeporl , IU . FRfiS AND RIDRQ S lack langshans and Pekin lwPV . $ U ?}&amp; /&gt;« cks , $ l . f , o each , either...
... SPECIAL OFFER ... [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
... SPECIAL OFFER ... The special offer made by letter to subscribers whose subscriptions have , expired , which was limited to April 1 , is hereby extended to May 1 . This paper will be sent to each subscriber . It is particularly requested that they should send , in their subscriptions as soon as possible in order to get the benefit of our seed offer in time to be of use this year .
'" . - . - UNIVERSITY TRUSTEES , . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
. - . - UNIVERSITY TRUSTEES , . The Illinois University , like many similar state institutions , was founded for giving instruction-in agriculture , the mechanical arts and allied studies ; For years the department oj agriculture has fallen- behind the other departments in its equipments , teaching force and students in attendance . : All connected with the University as teachers or . students , those interested in agricultural education and farmers of the state have -known these facts and lamented . them . The institution has not been in touch with the farmers . of the state . Through whose fault , it is not necessary to state here ^ even if it could be definitely laid at any one s door . The fact is . here andniustbe met and the fault remedied as soon as . possible ; for it is a fault that a great state institution should be so . out of sympathy with those for whom it was intended that it gets practically ho students , from them . One way in which the University may be brought mor...
THE METRIC SYSTEM . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
THE METRIC SYSTEM . E VERY loyal American is brouht up on the idea that our great nation is the . most liberal and progressive that tlie sun shines on . It , is a trifle disconcerting , therefore , to be told , that we are being distanced by other nations in almost every line . For education we are . taught to look to Germany . The great scientists are most of them foreigners . In political and social reforms , good local government , Australian ballot , and postal savings-banks we trail along in the rear of all the foreign nations ... It is an undoubted fact that-it is really more difficult to put in . practice a real , far-reaching reform in this country than in almost any other . Take the case of the metric system which the committee on weights and measures has been attempt ing to get adopted by our government , as . it has already been by almost the whole civilized world . - The system is undeniably the best invented , and is as much in advance of our cumbersome , old-fashioned ...
. . RICH BUT CONSCIENCELESS . * [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
. . RICH BUT CONSCIENCELESS . * A BILL has been reported for refunding the debts of the Union and Central Pacific roads . It ought not to pass . The design , of it is to extend the time of payment of the debtj reduce the interest and , in short , give a practically unlimited-control of the roads to the present socalled owners . The bill seems to ignore the fact that the roads , and especially the Central , have been so managed as to , enrich a few individuals and defraud the government . Not only has the management of the finances defrauded the government ( i . e ., the people of the United States ) of its just dues in interest and the principal , but has pursued a policy calculated to depreciate the value of the property mortgaged to the . government . Is such dishonesty not to be punished , but to be rewarded and given a new lease of power ? . - r - - , If the few railway potentates who dominate the Central : | iLj ^^ o ^ ivne ( l : Jbiiiiir ; : sub ^ - cpiximitt « 5 e of the Sena...
WHO ARE THE MONEY LENDERS ? [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
WHO ARE THE MONEY LENDERS ? THE . bankers , brokers and mortgage sharks are now 7 making the absurd plea that they are the only true frieiids / of the wage-earner . , In . their public statements they have abandoned the position that they are on the side of the agricultural and producing classes as too inconsistent- But the wage-earners , they say , have been benefitted by the depreciation of silver . The small sav-ings-bank depositors are really the money loaners- of the country , they say , and the rise in gold directly benefits them / . - Now while the idea that the poor men of this country are really its money lenders has a fantastic resemblance to the truth , it is only true in the same sense that the working men of the community are the foundation of its wealth They create the wealth , but do not benefit from it . Much of the money of the poor is thus used for the benefit of the managers of the institutions in which it is deposited . The depositors are paid a pittance of inter...
Daily Doings [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 23 April 1896
Daily Doings MONDAY , APRIL 13 . —Fitzhugh Lee , of Virginia , nominated to be consul-general of the United States at Havana , Cuba , vice Ramon O . Williams , resigned . —Rebel Indians in the town of Juguela , Mexico , killed all the town councilors , school teachers , local priest , chief of police and the telegraph operator . The people are in terror and troops have been sent to the town . TUESDAY , APRIL 14 . —Fire in Fairburg , 111 ., destroys property worth $ 250 , 000 . —Officers of the United States secret service arrested . two stamp counterfeiters in Chicago . —Heavy rain storm in Mississippi weakens a trestle , of ^ the Queen and Orescent railroad near Vossburg . A passenger train goes through it and thirteen persons are injured . —During a test of the Dudley pneumatic gun at Glen Cove , L . I ., the weapon exploded and General Miles , ex-secretary of the navy , B . F . Tracy and all other members of the ordinance board of the armory and navy narrowly escaped being killed...