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Best Breeds for the Farm [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 2 February 1899

Best Breeds for the Farm By J . Garretson Terrill . IN selecting the several breeds shown in our illustration , it was my intention t . o portray without partiality the breeds best adapted . to the farm . If I have left out your favorite fowls dont . blanie me , as my space was limited . Then , again , there are good breeds that I cannot recommend to the farmer as a general iiurpose fowl . For instance , take the Hamburgs . truly one of the most beautiful l owis in existence , and good layers , yet I could not honestly recommend them as a f ami fowl . So before you condemn rn 67 consider the fact that I have tried to be fair . : Study carefully the different varieties and choose the one you like . best . Do not select a fowl that you do not care for , just because others say they are the best . I assure you that you will do best with the breed you really love . : • ; No doubt the Light Brahma is the most popularAsiatic breed . They are the largest breed in : existence and truly a fa...

Publication Title: National Rural And Family Magazine
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
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A Good Dairy Book Free [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 2 February 1899

A Good Dairy Book Free We have arranged with the science department of the American Cereal Company , Chicago , 111 ., to send a copy of a very valuable book on feeding dairy cattle , entitled Modern Dairy Feeding , free to those who ask for it . All that is necessary , is to ask for it on a postal card , mentioning this paper , and it will come-by return mail . Those of our readers interested in dairy feeding will miss a good thing if they do not send for it . 4 » > » —The kind of expansion which most interests the farmer is how to expand the quantity of crops per acre , the quantity of milk and . butter per cow , orbeef or pork per quantity of feed , but more especially the contents of his pocketboolc . The regular readers of the Rural get many hints as to ways and means of producing these desired results . Take a sly peep at our great war plan outlined on page 135 and try how it goes yourself .

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An Experiment in Turkey Raising [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 2 February 1899

An Experiment in Turkey Raising By Emmerette R . Wheaton . A FINK bronze gobbler and four hen turkeys were the . foundation of our stock . In March a nest was discovered in an old fodder stack . Eggs accumulated until three hens that had nests in the hay loft were given sittings of nine eggs each . In . due time the twenty-seven eggs hatched within the same twenty-four hours , and the striped , downy ; turks were fed several days before leaving their warm bam home . The hens were then put into coops within a movable enclosure , so that the little ones might have freedom without wandering too far from brooding wings into the dewy grass . Their earliest food was a mixture of oat and corn meal , scalded with hot water , and cooled with curd . A few weeks , and the raw meal was mixed with skimmed or sour milk . The hens weaned them in about six weeks , and they cuddled together with a fatherly rooster under a shed at night , un . til their wings fledged but so that they could join turke...

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National Live Stock Interests [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 2 February 1899

National Live Stock Interests FROM the annual address of Hon . John W . Springer , President of the National Live Stock Association , delivered before the convention of the association in JJenver , Colorado , January 24 , we make the following extract : The first aim of our National Live Stock . Association should be to Set as active members every live stock association and organization in the United States . „ 11 0 ui second aim should be to harmonize an differences between conflicting interests growing out of the grazing and selling of live stock . Our third aim should be to secure uniform laws in all ¦ the states ,- regulating prands , providing for bounties for the kill1 D ? t , of Predatory animals , for the prompt settlement for all live stock killed by railways , for uniform inspection , quarantine in S . n itary regulations , and for prohibiting the admission of physically unsound reeding animals into the United States . our fourth aim should be to aid the Department of Agri...

Publication Title: National Rural And Family Magazine
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Poultry for the Chicago Market [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 2 February 1899

Poultry for the Chicago Market By P . H . Sprague , President Sprague Commission Co ., Chicago , Illinois . NO reliable estimate can * be given- of the value of poultry , raised in tbe United States , but it reaches into the millions . Much could be done on the part of those who raise poultry and the shippers > of it to increase the annual income from this crop if more care were taken in the selection of . varieties best suited for market use and the feeding and housing of the . same ; but the-general farmer gives little . atfention to his poultry ; that is a side issue with him and not given much consideration by the majority / Again , when the poultry reaches the dresser like carelessness , if not ignorance , is shown in the matter of handling , for market . so that , taken all around , there are many half cents and cents per pound lost whicli would add greatly to the value of the crop MOST SUITABLE FOR MARKET . THE best kinds of chickens for market are those withyellow...

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Page 19 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 2 February 1899

SEND ONE DOLLAR j &^^^ gM 5 ^™ « B sou by freight O , O . D . subject to examination , you can examine it It your freight ; deDo ^ anoTiF-HS ^ Xd i ? gafgrggrpra ^ ° » R S ™ M OFFER PJilCE $ 55 . 00 gnd freight ^ a ^^ the $ 16 . 50 (^^ SSamm-mmmmS- „„ BUI K r IN OUR OWN FACTORY IN CHICAGO , TO ^ ¦ ^ ¦ ¦ ¦¦ ^ H on Honor from the best material money can buy . While in * . _ -. _ -. V J ^*~ TgiW » W ^ a 5 « gE 5 l our Bree Buggy Catalogue we show , Top Buggies made bv S 90 . 00 \ \ k lAEi A ? l I makers at S 2 I . S 0 , S 28 . 7 S and S 3 < K 1 the exMi BUGGIES \ W / w / m SSSLW a ™ sold by machinery dealersf St M 5 . 00 to • MJJir * \ \\ 7 \ WlM « 6 - °° ™ d are being widely advertised by manyat ( S 35 . 00 toW 0 . 00 . AMD \ \ y M ml TO „„ 9 y 5 ,, AclyE QUEEN AT S 55 . 00 is the most CIIRRCVC \ X \ J 0 A-JS & S ? S 3 i 2 S I SS 1 n .. X a JSS ™ e 1 J er offered , THE LOWEST PRICE EVER bUKKbYS . \ A \ jffiBjj WOTLD ON THE BEST BUBOY THAT CAN BE BUIL...

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Goose Breeding : [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 2 February 1899

Goose Breeding : ( Continued from page 145 . ) - barrels or tubs , where they are hot able to get out . 7 \ . ¦ ; . . . . 7 . 7 If possible , they should have opportunity to roam in the pasture or field , so as to get some exercise , and , as the season advances , pick up some grass and green , food . This exercise helps not only to stimulate the egg production , but a larger , proportion of the eggs are more likely , to be fertile . • A goose usually covers her eggs whenever possible , and they ; will be found buried in the straw in the .. nests ; - When , geese are laying in cold weaither , the eggs should be gathered frequently to guard against their becoming chilled ; as they frequently lay during the night , it is almost impossible to prevent some from getting too cold . Where more than one colony is kept , they may be located a little distance apart , and each colony should be fed on its own grounds and taught to recognize that spot as its home . The ganders may occasionally m...

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~ . . T " ^ : — . Our Prize Poultry House [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 2 February 1899

~ . . T ^ : — . Our Prize Poultry House A SHORT time ago we offered a fivedollar bone mill for the best plan of a house and yard for 200 chickens and a years subscription to National Rural for the second best . More than a score of plans were sent in , arid it was a hare matter to decide which was the best . In making the decision we considered a few points : Proper size , simplicity of construction as regards nests , perches , utilizing space and ease with which the premises may be kept clean . Some excelled in one point , others ; in another . Between the first , which we publish herewith , sent in by R . S . Elliott , Westp ort , S . Dakota , and the second ,. sent in by A . J . Havens , Lewis Center , Ohio , we gave the preference to Mr . Elliotts plan because of the reversible nests .. We shall publish in the near future the . plan sent in by Mr . Hay ens and maybe one or two others . We are pleased that so many of our readers have such well arranged and convenient poultry hous...

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House for Two Hundred Hens [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 2 February 1899

House for Two Hundred Hens By R . S . Elliott . P LAN . —The plan for this house is 20 x 50 feet , having on alley , five feet wide down one side to hold the nests , which 7 are constructed fourteen inches square . and . having doors on the inner and outer sides so that sitting hens can be shut , away from the others and be admitted to the alley for feeding .. Elevation . —The elevation shows the perches placed over the alleyway , the droppings falling on the sloping floor and into the trough placed below to receive them . The height of the passage being , seven feet on one side and four feet on the other gives sufficient fall for this purpose . The height of theeenter posts is twelve 1 feet , and the side of the building next the : yard is six feet . * . Yards . —The yards can be made of wire netting eight feet high ¦; for * the lighter breeds of fowl , while the Buff Cochins and the heavier breeds can be confined by a fence not so high . The sides and . roof of the building should...

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Farmer ' s Handy Feed Cooker . I [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 2 February 1899

Farmer s Handy Feed Cooker . I Honrtfr s nttmtlo Is c lied to this device , E 3 Ich Is sold at $ 12 . 50 _ -J j = a - * £ = f 50-gallon capacity . flj 1 l >_ SSEt 3 **~ feeding poultry and I i iB J nrals cooked food I la 11 -Ing winter at least 1 * il j --third of the feed le I \ n I ed ; also having stock T ^^ a ,. d * s a healthy condition , j ___ mm _ i _ m !_ mm inventing hog cholera f ^^ BHHHMMs among your nogs and n , Manufacturing Co ., • Wnlncy , 111 ., a catalogue giving full description , . may be obtained . Thev are made In all sizes .

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Page 21 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 2 February 1899

CLOTHING SALESMEN WANTED . 3 I 50 . 00 PER MONTH AND EXPENSES MADE BY ALL OUR ACTIVE MEN . WE PAY MANY FAR MORE . _ __ _!_?_ WE WANT WEN IN EVERY COUNTY * ** JBu & pLk * n * 10 United States . If your reference ia satisfactory I > -iVC - . frTBIrnffif ? wo witl Btart joiiot once * No experience necessary . Ho capital f *¦ A ¦* ^^^ wQnSr required Wi furnish a foil line of samples , stationery , etc . A lE & ___ F ^ ^ __ K 4 ___) - \ tailor 1 h for the-trade compkto outfit ready for business . NO F _____ BQ a YL * KI i COMMISSION TIAN . You rt ^ ul ate jour profits to suit yourself . t _&________ 9 TfeJlHty * fl ° ^ onso ( o l > oune canvass . This is not one of the many F t ^_^____ fB _ f < 3 _ r __ Kgjyy . catchy adveitii , ements for agents , but one of the Tory few tt J ^ Hua i ^ TL } n . _\ e > rtlbcme _ th < ( Tiring a rnroopportunity to aeenre strictly hlph * l * ¦ m ( ^^ rf ^ j k „ ,, gr...

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Poultry Raising on the Farm [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 2 February 1899

Poultry Raising on the Farm By . Lillian E . Ballon . WE believe the demand for fresh . eggs and . toothsome chickens ¦ was never greater , than now ; and poultry raising on farms should be a main source of supply . During the past four years we have supplied private customers with both eggs and chickens ; -from pur farm at : prices which , considerably in ; advance , of the market , were cheerfully paid for eggs guaranteed to be daily gathered , and delivered in : less than seven days after laid ; and for chicks properly fattened and neatly dressed and packed . From March 1 st to October 1 st we received fifteen cents per dozen for eggs . Prom October 1 st to March 1 st twenty-five cents . For chickens we ( have ) received from ten to twenty-five cents per pound . Hens , ten to fourteen cents . From a flock of 100 Plymouth Rock hens we have netted something more than $ 100 yearly , besides the eggs and chickens freely used in our large family . During the summer of 1898 , if we had...

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QUERIST _ GGLUMN . [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 2 February 1899

QUERIST _ GGLUMN . Sign your name-and address to all letters for this-department . We take no notice of unsigned communications . We will not publish the names If so requested . Questions will not be answered unless written on paper contain Ing no reference to subscriptions or other departments of the paper . Questions of low In this column- are answered by O . R . Bairnett , of the . Chicago Bar , 1516 Monadnock building , Chicago . . Owing to the large number of legal questions received by this department with requests for reply by mall , we shall hereafter answer no legal queries by mall unless accompanied by a fee of $ 1 per question .: -.. Maher & Grosh . Please give me the name of the cutlery Ann in Toledo , Ohio . —Subscriber . Poem Wanted . Will : some , of the readers of your paper send for publication that old recitation , Socker . v and the Blue Hen , ana oblige 1 —A . D . Carpenter . Indiana Subscriber . . I would like the name and address of the Indl , ana S...

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A Great Carriage Concern [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 2 February 1899

A Great Carriage Concern Works of the Elkhart Carriage and Harness Manufacturing Company , Elkhart , Ind . The business methods of the Elkhart Carriage and Harness Manufacturing Company have built up an immense trade during the last twenty-five years , requiring the large factories- shown in the accompanying illustrations . The method of selling car riages , wagons and harnesses directly to the users at factory prices , saves a great deal of the cost of the article , and by doing a strictly cash or C . O . £ > . business the concern is not obliged to overcharge one : customer to make tip losses on another one . The liberal plan of the company includes shipment of goods anywhere for examination , and if they should be unsatisfactory in any way they aire returned and the company pays the freight both ways . Tlie illustrated catalogue which they send free is up-to-date , and the prices are remarkably low . The company has an envaable reputation for liberal dealing and reliab...

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Page 22 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 2 February 1899

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VETERINARY [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 2 February 1899

VETERINARY The several departments of this paper are for . the use and convenience of its subscribers exclusively . Those wishing advice In this column will please state their questions plainly and concisely upon paper containing no reference to subscriptions or to other departments of the paper . In relation to diseases and other ailments of live stock , it is necessary that we be exactly informed of the symptoms as observed , else It will he impossible to fully understand and prescribe for the case . We cannot answer veterinary Inquiries by mail unless $ 1 ( the regular veterinary fee ) is inclosed . Calloused Lump . A colt has calloused lump on his _ leg just above the knee ,, caused by a kick . What will • remove ? It has been there about pne year . Does not make him lame . —M . L . Newklrk , ill . -Most of this lump will stay there , but yon may be able to reduce it some bj • severe and repeated ¦ bllsterings and frequent . tond rubbings . . Mare Out of Condition . My mare is v...

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 2 February 1899

If you see an advertisement in the National Rural and Family Magazine . it is reliable .

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