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Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
Scrofula Is one of the most fatal scourges which afflict mankind . It is often inherited , but may be the result of improper vaccination , mercurial poisoning , uncleanliuess , and various other causes . Chronic Soivs , Ulcers , Abscesses , Cancerous Humors , and , in some cases , Emaciation , anil Omsumption , result from a scrofulous condition of the blood . This disease can be cured by the use of Ayer s Sarsaparilla . I inherited a scrofulous condition of the blood , which caused a derangement of my whole system . After taking less than four bottles of Ayer s Sarsaparilla I am Entirely Cured and , for the past year , have not found it necessarv to use any medicine whatever . 1 am now in better health , and stronger , than ever before . —O . A . Wlllurd . li Tremont St ., Boston , Mass . I was troubled with Scrofulous Sores for five years ; but , after using a few bottles of AVer s Sarsaparilla , the sores healed , aud 1 have now good health . — Elizabeth Waruock , 54 Appleton str...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
CJlTTnCsi ^ cllDf-Ugg lsk Is This What Ails You ? Do you feel generally miserable , or suffer with a thousand and one Indescribable bad feelings , both mental and physical ; Among them low spirits , nervousness , weariness , lifelessness . weakness , dizziness , feelings of fullness or bloating lifter eating , or sense of goneness or emptiness of stomach in morning , flesh soft and lacking firmness , headache . Wurring of eyesight , specks Heating before the eyes , nervous irritability , poor memory , chilliness , nltiminting with hot flushes , lassitude , throbbing , gurgling or rumbling sensation in bowels , with heat and nipping pains nmisiunnUy , palpitation of heart , short breath on exertion , slow circulation of blood , cold feet , pain and oppression in chest and back , pain around the loins , nehhig and weariness of the lower limbs , drowsiness alter meals but nervous wakefulness at night , languor in the morning and a constant feeling of dread , as if something awful was a...
FARM . FIELD AND STOCKMAN [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
FARM . FIELD AND STOCKMAN Published Weekly . Subscription Price , f 1 . 50 per year , In advance , including our Free Seed Distribution to each subscriber Single numbers , five cents . Subscriptions may be sent direct to tbe offlce , or given to any Postmaster or Subscription Agent . Changes . —Subscribers wishing to change their Post office address must send their former as well as the address to which they wish their paper sent Remittances . Money may be sent at ocr risk by post al note , money order , express order , hi a registered letter , or by draft payable in New York or Chicago , or by express . Discontinued . —Tho FABM , FIELD AND STOCKMAN is alway- discontinued at the expiration of the time for which the subscription was paid . Persons designing to renew their subscriptions will please remember this , and by taking a little pains to send in good season , save lis a large amount of labor , and themselves delay in receiving the paper . To Careless Correspondents . —Be caref...
National Go-Operative Club . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
National Go-Operative Club . The new arrangement announced last week , whereby the privileges of the Club are extended to all our subscribers , has been received with general favor . As before stated no certificates of -membership are now needed , and none will be sent out . As long as your name is on our list you are a member of the Club and entitled to make purchases for yourself and family through it . We hope our readers will make good use of this privilege . You will find it to your advantage to do so . Write to the Club for prices on anything you want to buy , not quoted in the Club markets on another page , and you will receive an answer by return mail . CLDB MANAGERS . D . TJ . Mulf ord is no longer manager of the Club , and has no connection with it whatever , and we will not hold ourselves responsible for any money sent to him after this date . This statement is due our readers because he has in his possession some names of our subscribers and is , we learn , sending out c...
The Veterinarians Banquet . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
The Veterinarians Banquet . At the banquet succeeding the exercises , at the Chicago Veterinary College Commencement , an account of which will be found on our first page , the following were the toasts and respondents : The Veterinary Profession , response by A . H . Baker ; The Alumni Association , S . S . Baker ; The Graduating Class , A . D . Cormack ; The State Board of Agriculture , J . Irving Pearce ; Illinois State Medical Association . Dr . Quinland ; The Agricultural Press , Milton George ; Our Field Sports . Mr . Rowe ; The Ladies , Dr . Ryan ; The Chicago Veterinary College , Jonathan Periam . The Alumni Association held a meeting and elected the following officers : President , S . S . Baker ; Vice-President , W . H . Stauffer , Wakausa , Ind . ; Secretary , P . Qtiinland ; Treasurer , T . L . Armstrong , Indianapolis , Ind . During the year the association admitted twelve new members , making a total membership of twenty-five .
Wheat in England and Chicago . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
Wheat in England and Chicago . The first week in March , wheat , in England , touched the lowest price of the century . The average price for the week in 187 principal towns in England and Wales was only 29 shillings per quarter of eight imperial bushels . The average of the corresponding week for the last-ten years is 41 i shillings , the highest of the period 514 shillings , being that for the corresponding week in 1877 . The imperial bushel averages sixty-two pounds , so that 29 shillings per quarter is equal to only 84 J cents per bushel of sixty pounds . Our quotations for the first week in March were : Winter wheat , No . 2 red , 90 cents ; spring wheat , No . 2 , 80 J @ 80 | cents . Hence it will be seen that at the corresponding date , winter wheat was 5 | cents higher , and spring wheat No . 2 , only 3 J cents per bushel lower than in England .
Heredity and Disease , [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
Heredity and Disease , It is now generally admitted that certain diseases , as scrofula , tuberculosis , etc ., may be transmitted from generation to generation . It is also probable that disease , once an animal may be tainted therewith , will be more surely transmitted than qualities of value , for some diseases seem to be cumulative in the system to a greater degree than normal qualities . Hence the breeder cannot be too careful in the selection of the breeding animals , and this is especially true of sires . A bull holding any hereditary disease may imbue the progeny of a whole herd . A cow holding the taint of disease will only transmit it to her offspring . In this connection the matter of perfect health in the sire is of fully as much importance in the breeding of grades as in his use on thoroughbreds , for once the taint is in the progeny it will go on . Another point of value in the breeding of grades is , it is not necessary to be so particular in the selection of the sire...
Oor Seeds Again . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
Oor Seeds Again . Our seed combinations are all mailed to those who are entitled to them . If you have not received them or there is anything wrong with the combination sent you , let us know at once and we will make it right . The potato and all express packages will go out this week . MAKE HASTE and avail yourself of our liberal seed offer if you have not done so . Seed time will soon be past . If you are one of the 50cent renewals , send $ 1 to complete the year , and we will extend your time eight months , and send you the seeds free . The seed offer is only good until May 1 . •
Send Postage . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
Send Postage . We only answer such inquiries as are of general interest through these columns . All others , which constitute the greater part of those received , are answered by letter . We are willing to give our time and stationery free , but think it only fair that the inquirer should enclose a stamp for postage on the reply . . .
Well Worth $ 2- [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
Well Worth $ 2- I received the paper and like it very much . Think It well worth the money . Also receiver * , the seeds , which alone would have cost me W here at the retail prices . I shall try to get some new subscribers for your worthy paper . I have not received a membership to the Co-operative Club vet : please send it to me . V . B . O . Walla Walla . W . T . No membership certificates are now sent . The fact that your name is on our list entitles you to all the privileges of the Club .
Capitalized Generalship . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
Capitalized Generalship . If sydicates or other corporations who fling masses of money in a breach , just as a general throws regiments against an enemy , are allowed to carry their points through lobbies in our State and National Legislatures ; if manufacturers , to hold their profits largely , put up prices , who pays for all ? The farmer ! Is the manufacturer to blame ? No ! He must make his profits because he has increased costs to meet . The blame lies with the greed of speculative capital , which seeks to get large returns for little . If farmers do not organize for self protection they must continue to suffer , and if they will not organize they must expect to suffer . Why should they not organize , first through co-operative clubs , the ramifications of which may extend up to National organizations ? Until they do , they will be the foot balls of that capital which is a worse tyrant to-day in this free country than the autocracies of Russia or Turkey are in theirs .
Bushing After Booms . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
Bushing After Booms . Last year wool was depressed . Flocks were ruthlessly slaughtered . Now former flock owners would like to have more innocent sheep . The last broom corn crop was light . Speculators rushed in , cornered the market , and put up the price of brush 130 per cent . The housewife found that carpet sweepers were cheaper than broom handles , and it was also discovered that corn brooms were not economical for sweeping sidewalks , porches , etc . It would be interesting to know if these changes in the use of implements would permanently influence the price of broom corn . Nevertheless , many farmers are anxious to rush into the cultivation of broom corn and without knowing much of the special appliances to insure suc cess . Many such may , like some flock masters , wish another year that they had gone slow . ,. , . Wheat is low , and the live stock industry is likely to have a boom It is not improbable that the live stock flurry will be as unprofitable as any other indus...
The Question of Roads . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
The Question of Roads . Every farmer has sad experience in the spring and during the winter of the value of good roads . In many communities , where lessons from mud blockades have been intelligently taken to heart , earnest efforts have been made to improve the conditions of roads , and with satisfactory results to the pocket every time . Only in those sections , however , where the more modern machines have been brought into use , have earth roads been made fairly perfect . The reason is that machinery for this purpose has been largely perfected , and the same measure of success in road making has been arrived at as in plowing , seeding , mowing and harvesting . Why , then , stick to thespade , shovel and farm wagon way of moving the earth in road making ? Why not pay the road tax in money , and allow machines that can move earth and place it where it is wanted , for a few cents per cuuic yarn , vo uo me worjer The principal reason is that the crossroads politicians have had too m...
Important Telegraphic Improvement . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
Important Telegraphic Improvement . Edison s air telegraph seems a complete success . At a late trial on the Milwaukee &amp; St . Paul railroad , between Chicago and Milwaukee , messages were correctly sent and received , the current passing freely from the roof of the car to the wires , 100 feet distant . By this means dispatches may be delivered or sent at any point between stations , but it is not yet decided , even in Mr . Edison s mind , just how far this means may be valuable . Among other eminent railroad authorities who have expressed opinions , Mr . Jeffrey , General Manager of the Illinois Central railroad , expressed the opinion that on leading trunk lines carrying passengers whose business required instant attention , while en route , the system of communication would be of especial value . In the running of trains and as a means of avoiding accidents , there is no doubt of its value .
The Power of the Farmer . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
The Power of the Farmer . The individual farmer seems to be at the mercy of any one , and appears as a helpless and defenseless creature , yei the farmer is really one of the most powerful factors of the human beings comprising our population . The calluifc of the farmer is a peaceful one , and ne • not naturally aggressive , but the time will some day arrive when force « l cumstances will compel him to consider his interests in a manner different from that to which he is now disposed . What a grand and powerful «* - « ££ the farmers could exercise if ** ey . w £ e united together as one common cIOIay . We do not advocate a political partyoom posed of farmers , but if they were organ no t advance tlw jnteres mtia ^ P r f , r S ^ mproTthe morals prevalent a ^ r-olTtical atmosphere and do much in tne P ^ it 1 Government pure and more to render the wove e to ^ Mft ttat they were organized and old partes wan J ^^ auspl 010 I 1 ) ^ . ^ a ^^ ««»» - ^^ S ^* f ! 1 , . , m and that- *• tofor...
Editorial Notes . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
Editorial Notes . — The ¦ American Agnculturm , a journal devoted to bee keeping . —Farmers Review . Api \ Eh ? —Grand Master Powderly , of the Knights of Labor , is reported very sick at his home in Pennsylvania . Is he sick because he did not reach the Gould ? —Greece is plucky but unfortunate . There are too many big fellows about there . But the modern Greek is by no means a Spartan . Yet the turkey may even find grease a tough pill to swallow . The Florida Despatch comments favorably upon the California Citrus Fair in progress at Chicago . It will be in order next winter . for Florida to show what that State can do in the way of winter fruits . —Struck it rich . James Hooper , of Lafayette , Ga ., hearing that there was hidden treasure in the ground near a tree on his farm , fell to digging about the spot , and at last unearthed an old iron pot containing $ 3 , 000 in gold coin and $ 1 , 500 in silver . —The coal combination is probably one of the most unscrupulous of the count...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
OAA Scrap Pictures , 1 Pocket Memo . Book &amp; Sample a \ j \ J Book of Cards 10 c Stevens Bros ., Northford , Ct EGGS from 15 varieties } owls of tho best strains , from $ lto $ 1 . 50 for 13 . Z . A . HAHTSUFF , Unadilla , Mich . EGGS from No . 1 Stock , Houtlans , Langshans , Light Brahmas and P . Kock , Pokln Duck . Send tor circular , free . Mrs . M . B . MARTIN . Greenfield , Ohio . WATPUEC Elgin Watch in D-oz . rase $ 5 . 50 . Wholesale If HI UntO &amp; retail . 20-pngo list free . S . M . McLaln , Forrcston , 111 EVERfiR C EII C for Hedges , Wind Breaks , etc . CICnUslECnO Am- Arbor Vitae per 1 . 000 4 to a inches $ 1 . 50 ; 6 to 12 inches $ 2 ; 12 to IR inches $ 4 . White Pine and spruce 4 to 8 in . J 2 . 50 ; Gto 12 in . $ 3 . 50 ; 12 to 18 in . $ 7 . Packing Free . JOHN UECKE , Seymour , Wis . BBED s ^ ADIU Yellow Dent matures in • a *&amp;¦* •¦ Is * WW rill 82 days . Best corn out of GO varieties tested in Ohio . $ 10 cash to one wlic raises most...
Drawings of Eoad Machinery . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 10 April 1886
Drawings of Eoad Machinery . Since writing the article The Question of RoadsT a letter from Col , Mills , Sectary of the Board of Agriculture , informJ us that there will be a trial of road making machines during the season and Ste details will be arranged by a committee appointed at the convention of Highway Commissioners . Col Mills also suggests that we procure from manufacturers throughout the United States drawings of their respective machines on sheets say 20 x 30 inches ., to be displayed in the Representatives Hall during the meeting . We cheerfully comply and if manufacturers will forward to FABM , FIELD AND STOCKMAN such drawings or other illustrations ( large ) we will see that they are properly forwarded and exhibited . _ . ^