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GO SOUTH , YOUNG MAN . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
GO SOUTH , YOUNG MAN . To Sunny Alabama and Mississippi , the Mecca of the Fruit and Truck Grower . 300 , 000 acres of good , fertile land for sale at wonderfully low prices . Write Jno . M . Beall , A . G . P . A ., Mobile &amp; Ohio R . R ., St . Louis , for full particulars . • ¦ , ¦
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
The State Grange of Maryland is the Brst of the State Granges to follow the National Grange in demanding that the Government aid in improving the highways . At a fully attended meeting in Baltimore recently a strong resolution On this , subject was adopted , and Master J . B . Ager in his annual address Bald : There seems to be great interest at this time all over the State in regand to good roads . It is said that the Government . has expended $ 500 , 000 , 000 in Improving the rivers and harbors and proposes to spend $ 200 , 000 , 000 in building the isthmian canal . Therefore , we believe something should be appropriated to assist the farmers in building permanent highways . According to Secretary Wilsons report , the farmers have aided the Government very materially . Discussing the balance of trade , the Secretary says that the favorable balance of trade to the credit of this country is due entirely to the farmers . The balance of trade in the farm products during the last 14 y...
A GREAT BARGAIN . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
A GREAT BARGAIN . The Breeder s Gazette at two dollars _• -- - __ t year is a great bargain . The Farm Home at one dollar a year Is a great ; bargain . Send the Farm Home $ 1 . 25 lor both papers for the next year . WORLDS FAIR SALE PERCHERONS The American Percheron Horse-Breed-ers and Importers Association at the recent annual meeting held ln Chicago completed arrangements for the holding of a public sale of Percheron horses at the World s Fair during the period of the Horse Show at St Louis in September , 1904 . The following well known breeders were appointed a committee to complete arrangements for the Worlds Fair sale of Percheron horses : H . W . Avery , Wakefield , Kas ., H . -F . Hagemuster , Grand Bay , Wis ., and G . W . -Patterson , Worthington , Minn .
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
Success In Agriculture means prosperity for all . When the farmer prospers all classes enjoy good times . In order to prosper the farmer must keep posted in all matters pertaining to his business and secure the full margin of profit ha ls entitled to receive on his crops . He must keep pace with and adopt the most approved methods for cultivating and marketing his crops . The farmer can not succeed without a practical , progressive and up-to-date farm paper . It is his best investment . Such a Paper is THE FARM HOME Of Springfield , Illinois , which contains 20 or more pages of valuable information of great interest and practical value to every farmer and each member of his family . THE FARM HOME continues to be the leading favorite with the stock feeder , the dairyman , the swine breeder , the sheep breeder , the poultryman and the farmer interested in better home-making and the education of the boys and girls . READ _ t BEST Live Slock Paper The Breeders Gazette ( $ 2 . 00 ) and T...
ADVERTISING RATES THE FARM HOME - [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
ADVERTISING RATES THE FARM HOME - J W ^ PT ^ er 1 U ^ r ^\^ J Bients of five lines or less , one dollar per Insertion . . _ . « . «« No time or space discount from tnese rates given on contracts filed . Agate measurement , an average of : 8 words to the line , 14 lines to the tech . Width of column 2 % Inches ; length of column 180 lines . All bills payable monthly as rendered , In New York or Chicago Exchange . All space contracted for must be used within one year from date of contract . Positions may be contracted for subject to earlier contracts with other advertisers , provided such positions do not conflict with the publisher s Idea of the general make-up of the advertising pages . Advertisers are invited to investigate and test The Farm Homes circulation by every known proof , and to send their representatives for a personal inspection The circulation of The Farm Home is published in every issue—advertisers know what they , are receiving for their money . Proof of circulation ...
"A PLEASED ADVERTISER . " [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
A PLEASED ADVERTISER . Messrs . Hammack &amp; Son , Pinckneyville , 111 ., old and established breeders of large English Berkshire swine and Jersey cattle , In a recent letter , write : We consider our advertisement in The Farm Home a first class investment . You will seo by the records that we have made a large number of sales in December . We wish to state that those recorded are but a small part of our business , as a number , of Berkshires were sold that were not recorded or transferred .
HOLSTEIN COWS AT THE WORLD'S FAIR . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
HOLSTEIN COWS AT THE WORLDS FAIR . The following address to Holstein breeders will soon be sent by the new Association to all likely to be interested in placing cows in the World s Fair Demonstration : To - _ h , e Breeders of Holstein-Friesian Cattle : The Holstein-Friesian breed of cattle certainly rank second to none of the dairy breeds in the matter of large flow of rich milk and the beef-making qualities . The butter and beef records made by the Holstein-Friesian cow demonstrate her great value as a dual-purpose breed of cattle . She stands * without a successful rival in large and continued flow of market milk , and when judged for quantity and quality of milk of a given standard she heads tho list . Her popularity as a profitable producer , of cheese has made her a leading favorite wherever tested under favorable conditions . . The butter record is held by a Hols-tein-Friesian cow , and there will be cows at the World s Fair that will make a new mark for the breed . The recog...
BARTON COUNTY , MO . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
BARTON COUNTY , MO . 120 miles south of Kansas City ; level , smooth prairie land , free from stone ; fertile soil , excellent water . Lorn , whr . it . oats , timothy , clover , blue siass , fruits and vegetables grow in abundance . Mild climate , short , open winters . Church , school and social privileges unexcelled . Well improved farms , good land , well located , at HO to $ 60 per acre . One half railroad fare and other expenses furnished to parties wishing to investigate . If vou want to buy land write for rates and investigate Barton county before buying elsewhere . Three New Bargains . 754 ACRES—all in corn and hay , three miles from town of eight hundred people , four miles from city of twelve thousand . Improvements poor ; land is good ; W per acre . This is a bargain . 400 ACRES—all in cultivation , good improvements , good orchard , one mile from good railroad town ; $ 50 per acre . A splendid stock farm . 200 ACRES—splendid improvements , fine orchard , 160 acres in cu...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
THE CELEBRATED RESORTS OF THE SOUTHWEST Hot Springs , -ArJc ., Bl Paso , Galveston , And other resorts of the Gulf of Mexico and California , tire best reached by th . MISSOURI PACIFIC RY . &amp; IRON MOUNTAIN ROUTE which otter greatly reduced rates tor the season . For Illustrated Booklets , Rates and further information , address BISSELL WILSON , D . P . A . Ill Adams Street , Chicago .
"A SQUARE DEAL . " [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
A SQUARE DEAL . We believe that every advertisement In this paper ls backed by a responsible person . But to make doubly sure we will make good any loss to paid subscribers sustained by trusting any deliberate swindler advertising ln our columns , and any such swindler will be publicly exposed . We protect subscribers against rogues , but we do not guarantee to adjust trifling differences between subscribers and honest , responsible advertisers . Neither will we be responsible for the debts of honest bankrupts sanctioned by the courts ; Notice of the complaint must be sent us within one month of the time of the transaction , and you must have mentioned The Farm Home when writing the advertiser . whatever your plan , whatever you execute , never let up on the advertising . You wont get all the business this year , nor next , nor any other year . There will always be more worlds for you to conquer . Stop advertising only when you are ready to retire . —The Ad Writer . A way is open fo...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
3156 FARMS AT AUGTION . The U . S . Government may decide to dispose of Oklahoma land in this manner . I send a map in colors , with valuable and necessary information , for 25 e . C . S . Laughery , 708 Wall St ., Kansas City , Mo . Map of any state same price .
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
JUDICIOUS ADTEBTISEES KNOW The Corn * Belt ha * Wealth AND IS WELL COVERED BY THE FARM HOME • A publication devoted to the best Interests of the American Farmer , Stock Breeder , and their families , with a guaranteed circulation of over thirty-two thou sand five hundred copies . The best way to reach More than 32 , 500 Homes Of the best Farmers and Stock Breeders in The Great Corn Belt , is by advertising in THE FARM HOME SPRINGFIELD , ILL . Those who read The Farm Home have means to buy all kinds of goods needed on the farm . ... ... 1 | - Oklahoma—Best Place for a Young Man I came to this country from Illinois , where land rented for what it might be bought here , and where land was harder to cultivate and required fertilizer to produce the same yield that we get here . This country is , I think , the best place for a young man with small means ; there are so many more chances for a man here and not so many who eeek to improve them . This is surely a farmer s Paradise . Finer lan...
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mmamr ^ maamaAaAmmam mmw StDtne j HX—« s »»« --- » o- &gt; a si mm . e * a , 4 mmem HOG NOTES . Teach the pigs to eat as soon as possible . With the brood sow evil tendencies grow with age . Any weakness in the legs Is objectionable in a breeding pig . It is not good economy to feed growing pigs exclusively on corn . It Is possible to regulate the quality of meat to a great extent by the kind of feed . In nearly all cases a mixed ration will make cheaper food than corn alone . It is a good plan to know that every hog comes to his food at every feeding . It is conducive to health to feed the hogs when they have the range of the pasture fields . There is no profit in keeping the pig or any other animal when there is no gains . The pig will give a larger return for food consumed than any other animal . The colder the days grow the more care is required to make a pound of pork . In nearly all cases for early pigs it is much safer to breed the aged sows of the herd . An abundance...
WHERE TO BUY BERKSHIRES . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 January 1904
WHERE TO BUY BERKSHIRES . Breeders and farmers desiring to purchase first-class Berkshires will serve their interests by sending to the following well known gentlemen for catalogue and price list , viz .: ALABAMA . E . A . Bishop Talladega Sam T . Smith Troy ARKANSAS . W . J . Bell Beebe Sam P . McColloch Cane Hill CALIFORNIA . Jos . Kelly Ferndale S . B . Wright Santa Rosa GEORGIA . Belmont Farm Smyrna W . P . Jackson Athens J . G . B . Erwin Erwin ILLINOIS . C . H . C Anderson &amp; Co . ... Carlinvills F . D . Crane Mt . Sterling W . H . Dawdy ... _ .... Greenville James Frake Clifton W . H . Ker Prairie du Rocher Jas . McPherson Rockford D . H . Shank Paris Homer Waters Dawson INDIANA . Charles Barker Thorntown Walter Gordon Metamora Geo . W . Jessup Rockville Travis Neal . Brownsburg Noah Wilson Mexico IOWA . E . Breitbach Cascada J . H . Dehner Cascade W . D . McTavish Coggon KANSAS Joseph Lytle .. Garnett Manwaring Bros Lawrence E . W . Melville ... . Eudora W . H . R...