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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
The Only Line Operating Through Trains Between Springfield , Indianapolis , and Cincinnati , -Go-meeting with Lines diverging , ; PULL JMAN Sleeping and Chair Cars . Double Daily Service If you contemplate a trip , or desire any ia formation regarding routes , rates , etc ., Call on or address F . P . WADE , T . P . A ., IM North 5 th St , SPRINGFIELD , ILL . ^ j ^^ H ^ k JKKSS 3 SSB 1 ||^ 5 n | 33 | 2 JHiiSiH _ £ __ ra . l ¦ \^^^ B [^ E 2 SXKsnE !_ _ IHHfii SMITHS Central Illinois Headquarters for SPORTING GOODS , GUNS , Ammunition and Cutlery Bicycles and Bicycle Sundries . Wheel and Gun -Renting . FishingTaokle and Athletio Goods . iLAWN TENNIS Gun and Locksmith Duplicate Keys , Etc . 125 N . 6 th St ., Opp . Opera House Tel . Brown 125 Springfield , Illinois *
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
ANNOUNCEMENTS ILLINOIS CENTRAL B . B . Direct to Havana Via Illinois Centra . R . R . to New Orleans and the weekly Southern Pacific S . S . Louisiana to Havana , Leave Chicago and Cincinnati Friday morning , leave tit Louis and Louisville Friday noon , arrive New Orleans Saturday 10 a . m ., leave Saturday 3 , p . m ., arriving at Havana Monday morning . Round trip and oneway through tickets at unusually low rates . - Free Illinois Central R . R . Illustrated Folder on Cuba , giving all particulars , on application . OCEAN STEAMSHIPS PROM NEW ORLEANS Ocean steamship sailing from New Orleans for Mexico , Panama , Central and South America , West Indies and Europe concisely set forth in a special folder issued by the Illinois Central R R . Send for a copy .. , ^ - * TUT __ VT /&gt;/\ Tour of oH Mexico ia IMkXj A \ 1 \ J \ ) Illinois Central R . R . _ _ , ., _ , under escort of nQ ITfr _ miQ Reau Campbell , V- CUilUI 11 Id General Manager ~ , . . _ . tne American Tourist Assoc...
THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE Revolves for all at some time in their career . We have attractive pamphlets that tell of opportunities for placing capital in the gas and oil regions of Missouri , Kansas and Indian Territory . Write for them , enclosing two-cent stamp for postage . Address GEORGE MORTON , G . P . &amp; T . A , M ., K . &amp; T . Ry ., Suite t &gt; , St . Louis , Mo .
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
Pc &gt; w © r &amp; Baker 220 . Eait Washington Street , 8 PRINGIELD , ILLINOIS . Plumbing , Steam , and froi Water Heating ESTIMATES CHEERFULLY FURNISHED . Out of town Galls flHHL Careful AtteW io ] given Prompt ^ JiiMr - .. regardless o Repair Work Promptly Attended to ane : Satisfaction Guaranteed . Telephone Main 1612 . Both Phones . ^ mmmmA—mm-m ^ m—Ammmmm ^ mm ^^—m—m ^ m . ^— . ^—— - —^ ROUALSTRY WANTS , GROUND BEEF SCRAPS OYSTER SHELLS CLOVER MEAL MICA GRITS BLOOD MEAL LICE KILLERS COARSE BONE ROUP CURBS EGG PRODUCERS FRO / H THE BEST MANUFACTURERS J We make prices a _ s low as the lowest Reliable Houses . Grass Seeds and Clover -, Always in good supply . M * - M BROMN , SEED MERCHANT , 217 S . 5 th St ., SPRINGFIELD , ILL . ... Our Bill of Pare .. ( . nil &gt;* ~ . ^ menem- . ebPr-mctrr SUCRENE The new dairy feed wii : gl f BlWK ^ amaaaaaaa . increase the amount and quality oi jy L T ^^^^*^^_^ H EGGOSEE FEED Made from th r € - § -ll §§ MaVa ^ J - A ^^...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
El-nef H . flagler , Jl . D . Ap . hup Iiee JiagleP , flQ . D . Oealista and fiunliti to St . John s Hospital Diseases of the Eye , Hafr , fiose and Tfa * oat en Capitol Kv « t _ -. e Off-ess mill b « moved totb * Hi- _ tl « Jt Building Fourth mad Capitol HVeoua aboctt P « b . 1 st , 1904 . Sp » ing __« W , » « ?» Illinois iliflll StllP WwSBB THE FINEST 8 ERVIGE SOUTH SEASON 1904 Florida Limited VIA ; LOUISVILLE &amp; NASHVILLE R . R . TO All Points in Florida Through Sleepers , Observation Cars and Dining Cars to St . Augustine OPERATED ON FAST SCHEDULES For time tables , maps , rates , Sleeping Car reservation , address agents 206 N . Broadway , St . Louis 1011 / 2 Adams St ., Chicago 10 Exchange Bldg ., Kansas City 4 th and Main , Louisville S . E . Cor . 5 th and Vine , Cincinnati C . L . STONE , - - Gen . Pass . Agt . r LOUISVILLE , KY . Florida Special from GHIGA 60 TO ST . AUGUSTINE Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars , Through without change Every Week Day , Via Bio Four Ro...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
Do You Realize ? - That you can purohas * best PUIS ? AND « ( MAI At prices as LOW as anywhere , for Cash or on easy terms , also Pianos for rent , at R . L Berry SPRINGFIELD , ILL . SHOE-SALE . To make room for SPRING GOODS Wo will sell any pair of Shoes in our store at Factory Prices Come ln and we will prove that we mean what we say . Hesser &amp; Co . 517 North Side Square , AI 1 1 jy J 1 I If you are interested in Oklahoma Farm Lands for a home or an 11 U M M AtTl 3 H Q fin I 3 tl fl C I investment—lands that produce from 20 to 40 bushels of wheat to V ] ll ( lllUlllU , 1 ill ill -wdllUui * ne aore » and other products in proportion—that can be bought at from $ 15 to $ 25 per acre , good healthy climate , good markets , Call on or address WIL-LIKM G . BHKER 220 East Washington St ., SpringEe-d , 111 . METCALF &amp; BRANSON , OF M F i ? N E ZtW 330 South 6 th Sreet , Opposite Leland Hotel , B , gf . N P ? O ° /! E BOTH PHONES „ . _ - _ w „ ,. , ,. „ m- ~ ¦ - 1322...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
THE JOHN BRESSMER CO Central Illinois Headquarters for DEY GOODS , LAOES , LINENS , HOSIERY , UNDERWEAR , CLOAKS , SUITS AND GENERAL FURNISHINGS , CARPETS , RUGS , AND MATTINGS , DRAPERIES AND CURTAINS Estimates on Carpets and Furnishings if desired PRONPT REPLY TO MAIL ORDERS ; Agents for Butteriok Patterns . SOUTHEAST COR . SQUARE , SPRINGFIELD , ILLINOIS . . . . ® FORTI-5 TH Y . ED . A . R OF THE Larger enrollment than ever before . Students HENRY B . HENKEL , President . ^* mm \ mmemv- Established 1864 . Incorporated 1894 . m ^ ^ n j ^ ^^^ ^ m ¦ United States « Foreign Patents fi \\ II ] fl \ Caveats , Trade Harks , Copjrlglits , Etc ., Procnwd . «¦¦] I Jl P Iff Awtgnments , . Shop Rights and Othtr Pit . nt hp . r . Cmfufly ratautbX Mg _ xl 111 Xr DRAWINGS—Mechanical and Architectural Drawings , JK 3 B 5 ?» J . W ^ tmefpr Tracings , Blue Prints , Maps , Charts , etc ., neatly and COTCf _ J ^ h *~ i t 1 ^^ rectly executed . ^ R £ Send for free hand-book afibut patents . Address J...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
Roy M * Seeley , ATTORNEY AT LAW . Probate and Chancery PracUw Solicited U 0 J NORTH FIFTH STREET , Springfield , III . SPECIAL : Co . » mbi » Wax Becords I 5 e each ; $ 1 . S 0 par doz-n . TALKING MACHINES mmmaam aMs \ ° F ALL KINDS ifllL ^^ PHOHOGRAPHS . _ B ^ SR ?_ J _ 1 . COXXTMBIA ¦ W-IBB ^ GRAMOPHONES . Columbia and Victor Disc Machines . Edison Iteocra * BOc each : $ 6 . 08 per dozen . Columbian X . P . Records 2-C each . — • BOY J . GOURLEY , 529 WorthSlde Square . Springfield . III . JANUARY CLEARING SALE —ox—FINE WATCHES . We invoice our stock the first of February , and we are anxious to reduce stock as much as possible during the next thirty days . : IT WILL PAY YOU to write us for special prices on Watches . We have not space enough here to catalogue our stock of Watches , but a postal will bring you the desired information . • Men s Watches , Nickel Cases .... $ 1 . 25 Up Men s Watches , Gold Filled Cases 7 . 50 Up Ladles Watches , Silver Cases .... 3 . 60 Up Ladles Wa...
OUR COUNTRY'S GROWTH IN WBALTH . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
OUR COUNTRYS GROWTH IN WBALTH . The wealth of the United States has Increased from about $ 7 , 000 , 000 , 000 in 1850 to about $ 100 , 000 , 000 , 000 . The per capita wealth has increased since 1850 from $ 300 to $ 1 , 300 . The production of the country has increased at a like amazing : ratio ; for example : In the year 1800 the country produced 155 , 000 bales of cotton ; in the year 1900 it produced 9 , 500 , 000 bales . In 1840 the whole country produced 35 , 000 , 000 pounds of wool ; , in 1901 it produced over 300 , 000 , 000 pounds . As late as 1866 the countrys production of wheat was only about 150 , 000 , 000 bushels ; it is now from 600 , 000 , 000 bushels to 750 , 000 , 000 bushels for a single year . In 1866 our entire production of Indian corn was less than 900 , 000 , 000 bushels ; for 1903 the production of corn is about 2 , 300 ,- 000 , 000 bushels . In 1850 the country . produced 650 tons of copper . We are now annually producing about 300 , 000 tons of copper . ...
THE GREAT DEAD OF 1903 . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
THE GREAT DEAD OF 1903 . The retrospect of every year shows a mournful list of the eminent dead , but the necrology of 1903 in nearly every department of the world s work is exceptional . A 41 have suffered heavily , music , the arts , and literature perhaps the most . The world of politics and statesmanship has lost Senor Sagasta , one of the ablest and most eloquent of the Spanish premiers , whose services to his country virtually ended with the accession of the present king , Alfonso XIII . ; Abram S . Hewitt and Andrew H . Green , who , in one sense , might be termed the premiers of New York City ; Henry L . Dawes , the veteran Massachusetts senator ; and Lord Salisbury , the British premier , successor to Gladstone . Royalty has suffered little loss . By the cruel tragedy in Servia its king and queen ,- Alxander and Draga , were killed , and with them the premier , the minister of the interior , and an ex-minister of war , but there have been no other deaths in high royal circl...
MEN OF THE HOUR . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
MEN OF THE HOUR . The wonderful and extraordinary advances made during the last twelve months in many channels of science all over the world , bringing forth marvelous inventions and discoveries that hereafter will increase the wealth and benefit the people of both continents ; the marked progressiveness and aggressiveness of the governments of the United States and Europe , as boldly manifested by their chief and reigning representatives , together with many other interesting and important things that have happended during this period of time , puts this busy world of ours in a thinking frame of mind as to what we may expect the coming new year to bring forth to surpass the notable occurences of the dead 1903 . Greater and more wonderful things , however , are expected and looked for by most men for 1904 , but it would be idle to attempt to name even a small proportion of the events which may befall during the coming twelve months . It is , however , quite within the bounds of poss...
SUCCESSFUL MEN . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
SUCCESSFUL MEN . We have fallen under a universal witchcraft . A sense of the power and luxury in money , beyond all the won-dev-tales , has suddenly come to us . It has turned our fashionable society into a materialism which is no longer ashamed of its poverty or ideals . It is hard and merciless at heart ; it is sceptical of unworldly motives ; its smartest relish is for the strokes and ruses of the manipulators of finance . In times like these , it is good to remember Agassiz , who refused to lecture at $ 500 a night because he was too busy to make money ; Charles Sumner , who declined to lecture at any price because , he said , as senator all his time belonged to Massachusetts ; SpurgeorT , who recused to come to . America to deliver fifty lectures at $ 1 , 000 a night , saying he could do better—he could stay in London and try to save fifty souls ; and Emerson , who steadfastly declined to increase his income beyond $ 1 , 200 because he wanted his time to thini :. Such stories ...
BREEDERS' GAZETTE . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
BREEDERS GAZETTE . Send the Farm Home , Springfield . 111 ., one dollar and twenty-five cents and both papers will be sent you for one year , viz .: Breeders Gazette ^ ami The Farm Home . Every farmer should receive an &gt; l give his family the benefit at readin ., the two papers named .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
THE FARM HOME \ _ ( Published Monthly ) -Subscriptions may begin the first of any month . Terms of subscriptions in the United i States , Canada and Mexico , $ 100 a Uyeaer , payable in advance . Foreign sub- [ serlbers must remit in advance , those &lt; within the Postal Union sending 12 cents additional each year for postage . Remittances should be sent by bank draft , post office or express money order payable to Tbe Farm Home Co . The name on . your paper s yellow label will show : to the first of what month your sub- - scription has been paid . No other receipt ls given unless stamp ls sent . Change of Address Kindly send us both your old and new address a week previous to the date of tne desired change . Dtecontinuances . _» esponsible subscribers will continue to receive this journal until the publishers , « re notified by letter to discontinue , [ pan all arrearages must be paid . If you do not wish the journal continued jor another year after your subscription has e...
INDIANA AT WORLD'S FAIR . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
INDIANA AT WORLDS FAIR . The Louisiana Purchase Exposition ol i Indiana , has appointed Mr . Geo . W . Jes- * sup , of Rockville , Ind ., superintendent ot - , the State Berkshire exhibit at the Universal Exposition ln 1904 at St . Louis . - • - Ihe State and the Berkshire Industry are to be congratulated on the appointment of Mr . Jessup . He writes : Indiana *¦ •; : Berkshire breeders are now and will continue until the first day of the great hog show at St . Louis , to make every possible effort to make a larger and better exhibit at the World s Fair than any other state . Mr . Jessup has filed application . with Mr . Coburn , chief of the Live Stock department of . the World s Fair , for eighty pens for the Indiana Berkshire ex- ;¦ Mbit at the World s Fair , which will consist of over two-hundred heads of highclass Berkshires . Indiana has many breeders of first class Berkshires , and in quality can be expected to make an exhibit at the Universal Exposition of 1904 second to no ...
FOLLOWING UP INQUIRIES . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
FOLLOWING UP INQUIRIES . Mr . F . A . Southwlck writes in Agricultural Advertising : Of all places for the exercise of care and judicious thinking , the follow up system offers the best opportunity . Even more Important than good advertising is a good and intelligent system of keeping after the prospective purchasers . Almost any sort of publicity will bring inquiries of some sort , and he who can take those inquiries and convert them into orders is a servant worthy of his hire . Assuming that advertising has been properly done , the first results looked for are inquiries or answers . It is not always possible to look for orders as a result of the appearance of the ad . In some cases , of course , lt is the rule , but In most the advertiser merely seeks an Introduction to the possible customer by his advertising , trusting to subsequent work to land the order . Right here I want to trot out my hobby that the ad should not only perform the office of introducer , but it should also co...
LITTLE JOHNNIE'S QUESTIONS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
LITTLE JOHNNIES QUESTIONS . Oh , tell me , papa , tell me why So many stars are in the sky ? Why does the moon come out at night ? What makes the snow so very white ? Oh , tell me , papa , tell me quick . Oh , tell me , papa , this one thingWhy are the leaves all green in spring ? Why does the bark grow on the tree ? How did the salt get in the sea ? Oh , tell me , papa , tell . me quick . Oh , tell me , papa , if you know , What makes the grass and flowers grow ? Why do we walk upon our feet ? And what has made the sugar sweet ? Oh , tell me , papa , tell me quick . And tell me , papa , tell me how Tho milk and cream get in the cow ? How many scales a fish has got ? What makes the heat so awful hot ? Oh , tell me , papa , tell me quick . And tell me , papa , dont forget What Is lt makes the water wet ? What holds the sun up In the sky ? When you were born , how old was I ? Oh , tell me , papa , tell me quick . —Cincinnati Commercial Tribune .