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Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 April 1884
BROOKBANK HOLSTEINS 1 »&lt; isv € r &gt; . _______ l _______________________________^______________ S &gt; l ai ^^^^ i = | : : ; FOR SALE . 1 S . SSftJSS ^ YEARI 4 NG BULLS , COWS JLO HEI FEUS and CALVES . IIIMO Si CHOICE ^ TWO-YEAK-OLD HEIIERS ., bred to . Mercedes Prince . 2150 ., tho only son of the cow Mercedes ( 723 ) and the renowned Holstein bull Jaap ( 4 B 2 ) . who headed the Olminnioii herd of 1883 . First at Minneapolis , Des Homes , Chicago , and St . Louis ; also winning the Grand Daisy Herd prize , at Minneapolis , iind the Grand Herd prize of the Illinois State Fair for milk breeds . The average milk and butter records of tho dam midgmndam ot Mercedes Prince ( lit . 50 ) are tho largest yet recorded , viz .: 81 lbs . 12 oz . milk in one day ; -i &gt;?; JL 1 ? 2 - btt . r in 7 days , placing him at the head « 1 nil Dairy bullM by nctiml tcslH . THOMAS B . WALES , Jr ., Iowa City , Iowa . Mention the Farm , Field and Fireside . HOLSTEINS ...
Mating Up for Breeding . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 April 1884
Mating Up for Breeding . G . ¦ W . E . Men who make a business of breeding fancy poultry have their breedins pens made up before this time . It is usually attended to about the beginning of the year This is done for the double purpose of securing purity of the stock and early hatches . Hens and pullets are apt to receive the attentions of the cock for some time before they begin to lay . That one may be sure of the parentage of the chicks on the sire s side , the birds must bo mated early . Early mating and good treatment induces early laying and the opportunity for early chickens . Many an establishment has a considerable number of chickens runnini . about now , and will have many more next month . The large breeders are obliged to hatch thus early for themselves before the eggshipping season begins , because then , those who advertise freely and are known are pushed with orders as soon as it is warm enough to ship , and sometimes cannot till their orders as fast as thoy come . But...
Complete Specifications . HOW TO MAKE AN INCUBATOR . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 April 1884
Complete Specifications . HOW TO MAKE AN INCUBATOR . We have lately bought of Messrs . Hebbard Bros , the plans and entire right to manufacture the FAVORITE INCUBATOR . This is the best self-regulating Ineu Imtur manufactured , many valuable improvements have been added . It is endorsed by the leading poultry breeders in the country . Head what they say below . For SI .. 50 we will Rend complete drawings of ail the different parts of the FAVORITE INCUBATOR , or we will Rend the plans anil sjxiciflcationR to any iwrson getting us a club of four subscribers , at $ 1 . 00 each : every subscriber to receive a receipt entitling him to n present in our next award . If vow want the incubator already for use . one that holds 100 eggs , we will send it all complete , ready for work , on receipt of $ 25 . 00 . WHAT PROMINENT BREEDERS SAY With the Favorite I have hatched 58 chickens from UO eggs . It is a perfect little beauty . —G . H . PUGSLEY , Brantford , Ont . We have hatched with the Fav...
How to Hfake an Incubator . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 April 1884
How to Hfake an Incubator . Those who desiro to know how to make an incubator at homo may bo enabled to do HO by sending 50 cents for a year s subscription to The Poultry Keeper * one of tho handsomest and best papers devoted to poultry published . This incubator is now being used all over tho country , and is not an experiment , but lias been tried and tested . The explanations and details will be accompanied by illustrations of all the parts , and is intended to make everything so simple and easily understood as to enable any one interested to make a reliable incubator at a very small cost . Illustrations and details of brooders , poultry houses and management of chicks will also be given . 77 . « Pctiltry Keeper is published at 89 Randolph street , Chicago ; is a large sixteen page journal , and will be brimfull of valuable information on all subjects relating to poultry .
SUMMIT LAWN POULTRY BOOK . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 April 1884
SUMMIT LAWN POULTRY BOOK . On tho last of March , our new , elegant and artictic Summit Lnwn Poultry Hook for 18 &amp; J , was mailed to over six thousand sitb- ? fMiilors . It required from I nriy to fifty mail bags of three bushels capacity each to carry them to the I ot * Office . The weight of whicfc was over 2 , 500 pound * . The postage on them fur that day amounted to about • two hundred dollars . . Never in the history of the world has a poultry book had -o large n circulation as this in so short a time . Tho cover alone cost over one hundred and sixty dollars . It is liHiocuutirmDiended ograpneu nvc , an . y on live different stones , one for each color , and required the . combined labor of four men for three weeks . It is one of tho finest specimens of taste and urt ever offered to the public by any poultry firm . Inside ot this cover will be 128 pages devoted tc the rearing of choice iwultry , by one who has had several years 1 experience , and who now keei &...
A Cheap Greenhouse . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 April 1884
A Cheap Greenhouse . A horticulturist ( rives the following method lor ooiMtruotine u cheap ( . reenhoUNC : For Mummer use oiled canvas answers , but ( . lass can he put on at anv time . Dig a pit two feet deep , six feet wide and eight feet long , aud make it smooth . Wall up the sides with boards two feet lonir , lirst making a ditch or path two feet wide in the center , which will give a shelf two feet wide on each side . The ends of the boards should be cut a little longer toifive the proper pitch , which should be two feet iu tlie center . Take two pieces of - xl scantling H feet long , cut off six feet from each one , which will leave fmir nieces six feot lamr tor the sides , and tour pieces six feet long for the ends . Box up the pit from the top ot the shelf to the top of tho ground , leaving a space for tlie door . Next take lour pieces of _! x . l twelve feet long , and cut rafters the proper length fur the roof . When fastened to their place take four old-fashioned window...
Northern Wisconsin [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 April 1884
Northern Wisconsin Labor nt S- a day the year round ; mcuhiiukul skill proportionately paid : government land m abundance for the taking ; other lands at nominal figures ; good , strong soil , live water , pleasant climate , strong home market . These arc the inducements that a host of young newspapers in Northern Wisconsin are holding out to the immigrant ; and , forsooth , they are not a little inviting . The distant always looks more attractive than the near , and it would be small wonder , therefore , if in the chase after the much advertised Dakota wealth , equal or even superior opportunities nearer home iiad been entirely over looked . It is not our business to advocate one section of country more than another , and we know that multitudes have taken moderate capital and sowed it in Dakota , reaping crops as liberal as ^ lie wheat yield , and in almost as short a time . But wo do know this : that any region where the settlers can raise thirty bushels of No 1 winter wheat to t...
Page 10 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 April 1884
AW 800 , 000 aoros ¥ _ AS on the lino of the AW \ WISCONSIN CENTRAL B . B . address , a ^^ Hkip Full particulars CHARLES L .. COLBY , J &gt; J - ^ -H ™ J ^ Land Commisaner ^ » msmrnkw ^ IME MILWAUKEE . WIS . AAmW ^ A j j ___ S _ . ~ w -rsoo 3 xris . x 3 xr . * s m AW Mention the Fnrm . Field and Fireside , BEST WINDMILL TETJES QAT » i = tr . T . T r Solid Wheel Self - Governing wiisrr ) iwfl : iL _ i __ Has been tested for 1 __ yearM and has always BivrK satisfaction . Send ior eight-page illustrated circular . JAMES CARROLL , Kankakee , III . mention the Farm , Field and Fireside . SURE CURE ? .. Epilepsy ( fits , or Spasms VWIIU UWIIL ln 24 hours , free to poor . Dr . Kru &lt;* _____ _ ,,., ___( , Hickory St ., St . Loula , Ho . PRICE REDUCED ! Entire Product of Factory Taken fln . oo TO m ADDRESS . */ y P fl H ° n Recei P t 00 / $ Jmjt &amp; t \\ * JrSl ^ r ^^® 7 * i * Mwmm % /_^* yp ^ # iiM » k _&lt;* jps _ k / As * IAW P J _ j ^ T ^ H ____ ff ___...
Page 10 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 April 1884
m - - - HOLSTEIN CATTLE First Prize Herd at A . , y . State Fair , 1870 , 1881 , 1882 , 1883 . Largest Herd ; Best Quality , Most Noted Families . At Head of Herd are the Four Best Bred Milk Bulls Living . We now offer for sale the choicest lot of Yearling Bull and Heifers ever collected in one herd , as their pedigrees show , and all backed by wonderful records Fine CLYDESDALE AND HAMBLETONIAN STALLIONS , -A . T LOW FIGtTBES . Catalogues on application . Correspondence and personal inspection solicited SMITHS &amp; POWELL , LAKESIDE STOCK FA . RM , SYRACUSE , N . 1 \ * Always Mention tbe Farm , Field and Fireside . MILL MANUFACTORY . Established 1851 . GRIST MILLS OF FRENCH BURR STONE . ¦ ¦ - *&amp;* t Portable ______ for Farmers . 18 Afeew and Styles . Over 2 , 000 now In use . $ 100 . and upward . Complete Mill and sheller . $ 115 . A boy can grind and keep in order . Adapted to any kind of suitable . power . ComC e Ilourmg and Corn Mills . Al . l . SIZES . Send f...
Page 10 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 April 1884
BRENNBMANS &amp; TAYLOR , IMPORTERS OF Norman and Clydesdale Horses . Proprlelora of Elm drove Stock tarn . DECATUR , . ILLINOIS . We have on hand for sale 30 head of fine stallions both £ ormans and Clydes . which we have imported , having been carefully ( elected by our Sir . Taylor as to qualitv and breeding , being fully guaranteed in every way . We have also graded mares and stallions for rale at all times . 1 he horses will be found in our stables here . Correspondence solicited . Address as above . Our imiiortcd : sonnans are recorded in the National Hegister of Nor man horses . Barns in tho city of Decatur . mention the Farm , Field and Fireside , ITPAYC Touae ^ so s II rHlOBUTTEft COLOR . Made by the oldest manufacturers of an oil butter color m the United States . Established in 1809 . Tho market value of yonr butter advanced 3 to u cents a pound . Use the strongest , pure color made , free from rancidity . ll cuiiiiot bu detected in the butter . Wesupply more than...
MISCELLANEOUS [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 April 1884
MISCELLANEOUS The Salvia . E . E . K . One of the best summer and autumn flowers wo have is the salvia , or scarlet sage It grows luxuriantly , and its bright green foliage is so pretty that a bed of it would be a pleasant sight if it had no blossoms . But add to the beauty of its vigorous foliage the brilliancy of its profuse flowers and you have something worth cultivating in any garden . We have no garden flower more vivid in coloring than this one . Its scarlet is so intense as to be velvety , and its long spikes of bloom brighten the garden like a flame . It makes rae feel warm to look at it , a little girl once said to me . The salvia , especially the S . splendent , the scarlet variety , is also very useful in the house during winter . It will bloom almost constantly in the window , and nothing can be more attractive than a large , well grown specimen covered with . ilowers . It stands cutting back well , as the more you cut it the more branches it produces , and every branch...
Authors' Handwriting . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 April 1884
Authors Handwriting . Jane Grey Swisshelm has a peculiar , close backhand , with the appearance as if written rapidly . Miss Louise Alcott , whose name is so dear to American children , also writes &amp; backhand , legible , with the lines wide apart . Lucy Larcom , tlie poetess , and Elizabeth Stuart Phelps , the authoress , write cramped , oldwomanish hands . Mrs . A . D . T . Whitney and Marion Harlaud write rapid and somewhat illcgble hands . Nora Perry can write quite gracefully , but often it glides into illegibility . CeMa Thaxter , the poetess , is another backhand writer —always easy to read . Miss Fletcher , authoress of some of the best novels in the No Name series , has a chirography like steel engraving . Language , Young folks tell what they do . old folte what they have done , and fools what they intend to do . Some people are always boasting of their ervices , but the spoke of the wheel that creaks has no load to bear . Talking is like playing on the harp ; t...
Page 12 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 April 1884
,,-, h ,. t Medal Southern Exposition . This paper IKDOKKKS UUK KiiiSS-oSuiS advice , from Tea-Fleld . of Japan amhorlae i , to onblllh a tremendou . nn ow . K , gtsisxmiy family In Ilia ua to pnouan » u ^ Mijt % nmTSmKStT . estssilsD Tex ^ 3 i . r . ndbxj ^^ Hfrti ^*™**^ 1 Handsome Parlor Tidy . 1 Hand-made Book Mart . 1 Blatant Painted Scroti . 1 Decorative Fan . 1 MaSflUcent Lamp Shade . 1 Ornamentlne Parasol . 1 Beantlful LampMat , 1 fancy Napkin . 1 Hand-painted Toilet Mali . 1 Uily ^ i Folding Fan . Mention the Farm , Field and Fireside .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 April 1884
TO SIT IN SUNSHINE CALM AND SWEET . CONDUCTED UY HELKX S TANNARD . FJtOM IN MKMORJAM . flip down upon tin- northern shuri . Olt , sired JVejr Year , delay tny Inmj : Thou dost HTj - , tant nature wrong Delaying long : delay no mom . What stays lime from the . clouded noun * : Thy sweetness from Its proper place \ Can trouble , lice , with April days . fir sadness In the . summer moons ? * ; .: V IF SS * Nrrw dance the liyhts on lawn anil tea . The flocks are whiter down tin : vulr . Awl milkier every milky sail On ¦ windlny stream or distant sua . Where now the seaman pipes or dives fit yonder greening , aleam and fly The happy birds , that , change their sky . To tmllil and brood . Unit live , their lire * From land lo turn ! , aiul . in my breast Sprinu wakens too ; and my regret Hecomes an April vlolet , e And buds and blossoms like the rest . Begin Aright , A frowning face or unkind word may shroud a whole household in gloom the entire day , while cheery smiles , like brilliant ...