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HEART AND HOME TALKS . [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 August 1907
HEART AND HOME TALKS . So many hearts starve for the want of appreciation . There is nothing harder in life than to give of one s best , day after day , in thought and effort and receive no reward beyond what is doled grudgingly out , in wage to . the employe , in support to those who accepted the promise to love , honor and cherish . After the death of a good woman who had lived a long and useful life , who had borne and reared eight children , and cared for a partially invalid husband devotedly arid untiringly for many years , and who because of that care survived her , was given this word of commendation from him—more than he had ever given her in life— She was an awful clever woman ! Wei are told we have the reward of well doing . But the years ar . s long , and one wearies even of well doing when there are no evidences of appreciation . A little meed of praise now and then is snch a help in lifting and bearing the daily burdens that It should not be withheld . This apparent lac...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 August 1907
TAKE NOTICE . When this paragraph is marked with blue pencil It Is to notify the subscriber that the time will be out with the next number and that we will stop It if not renewed When this is marked with red pencil it means your time Is out and If you want It continued you must send cents in stamps or postal note at once . ¦ Change of Address—When a subscriber re moves and changes her address , notify us at once , but In doing so do not fail to give your old address also when giving us the new . If yon fall to notify us of your changed address you may miss copies of the paper which we will not be able to supply as we cannot guarantee to furnish back numbers of the paper .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 August 1907
AN INVITATION . Every farmer s wife should consider thlsher paper . ** and regard herself as a member of Our Home Club and Mother s Council sending for publication therein her best thoughts , best methods of work , and her practical experience along every line concerning which questions are asked , as well as her perplexities—becoming in feeling and In fact a member of THE FARMER S WIFE S great Home Club , every one of whom Is actuated by the spirit of mutual helpfulness . ESTEBED AT THB FOST-OFFICB AT ST . PAULAS SECOND-CLASS MATTER .
THE REST CURE . [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 August 1907
THE REST CURE . Nearly every inhabitant of the noisy , dirty , nervous city dreams of the summer days when he shall go out to a farm in the country to rest—just rest through and through , letting ail care and exertion fly to the -winds ; to lie beneath the apple tree In the shade and smell the red clover blooms all a-hum with the bees ; to Imbibe the crystal cool water that bubbles up from the white sand bottom of the spring under the willows ; to drink the cool rich milk from the deep pans in the milkhouseln the spring run ; to eat tho fresh berries poured over with rich Jersey cream , and the clear new honey just from the hive—and then to just rest and rest andrest between meals ! My smoke ! What a dream ! Do you know of any such place with a full program like that , If you do , dont tell anyone else till you have notified me , I want the first whack at it myself . Lgrew up on that kind of a farm , but I dont remember getting any very big chunks of that kind of rest . We had some ...
MINNESOTA'S ANTI-CIGARETTE LAW . [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 August 1907
MINNESOTAS ANTI-CIGARETTE LAW . It would seem that the law passed by the last Minnesota legislature leaves no excuse for the sale of tobacco to , or allowing smoking among boys . The law provides that any person who sells or gives to anyone under 18 years of age , or to any minor pupil , cigarettes , cigars or tobacco Is subject to a fine or imprisonment . Any person under 18 years of age or any minor pupil who shall use cigarettes , cigars or tobacco in any form on any street , or in any public place or business house , shall be arrested by any officer of the law or upon complaint of any citizen and is subject to fine or Jail sentence . Sentence may be suspended if the minor furnishes evidence to convict tho person who sold or gave him the tobacco . The public , and especially parents and teachers , should see that this law is rigidly enforced . American housekeepers are justly proud of the distinction America enjoys of being the country of the cleanest homes in the world . The slo...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 August 1907
ALBAUGH-DOVER CO WANT 100 , 000 NEW CUSTOMERS , and Have the Following Propositions to Offer Order one or more articles from this Ad . If your order amounts to $ 3 . 00 , deduct 25 cents . If it amounts to $ 5 . 00 , deduct 50 cents , or if there is nothing here which you need , send us 25 cents ( to show good faith ) and we will send you our New Catalog No . 68 , and on your first order from this Catalog , amounting to $ 3 . 00 , de- THIS prviTpiitrphoisterea H *™ 80 * vUUtnu Genuine ^ EUATHER Such duct 25 cents . If your first order amounts ! ° $ 5- °° &gt; deduct 50 cente - We are mak - &gt; ng this liberal plan to protect ourselves £ rom . chiIdren and curiosity Seeke « and certain people who are just sending for * i _ J-i / i » J ± i .. Catalogs and literature in Order to make the nf SHAVING OUTFIT trd our very finest SSftSn ? ^ grade , full hollow ; wH ^ Ha ^ B ^^^ H Llvy ^^^^ Tf solid base ; ^ TT has full enough carving and ornamentsto offset the plainness . M...
Short Notes on Health . [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 August 1907
Short Notes on Health . Dates contain 75 per cent of nourishment , A paste of sweet almonds and benzoin is a harmless skin whitener . Thirst is more quickly relieved by sipping fluids than by swallowing them hastily . Raw eggs are nourishing and healthful and have proven beneficial In cases of nervousness . They may be taken in a glass of milk , or with grape juice . Beat them up thoroughly before mixing the drink . Strawberries , apples , bananas and dates , eaten to the exclusion of all other food will not only preserve life for months , hut with the addition of nuts can maintain health and vigor indefinitely . A dry diet , that is , eating meals without liquid , Is being advocated by many who have found various forms of dyspepsia yield to this drugless , hygienic treatment . Water may be taken-freely between meals . Honey Is said to be a valuable substitute for cane sugar and will . be found most useful for those who are trying to break away from the use of the ordinary cane suga...
A Garden of Delight . [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 August 1907
A Garden of Delight . A GARDEN OF DELIGHT . In planting a garden of flowers great care should be taken to arrange the beds artistically and in such a manner that they may be tended without trouble or danger of trampling on the plants . The general effect should be pleasing , for in glancing over a garden we do not note first the beautiful flowers , but the coloring , the paths , the bits of green , the mounds of white and purple , the bordered paths , the shrubbery , and lastly the fragrance and beauty of the blooms as we gather a bouquet for our dearest friend . Did you ever see a plot of ground set to garden vegetables , and , growing among the onions and cabbages , carnations , geraniums , asters , and sweet Williams , without a little chill going down your back ? If the flower garden must be In the same plot of ground with the vegetable garden , let a green hedge divide the two , or better still divide the ground with a fence of poultry netting and on the flowergarden side plant...
DONT STAY FAT [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 August 1907
DONT STAY FAT Obesity QoicU ; and Safely Cured .: No Charge to Try tie New KRE 8 SLIN TREATMENT . Just Send Yaar Addrra * and a Supply Will Be Sent Tea FKEE-Do It To-day . Fat people need no longer despair , for there to a home remedy to be had that-will quickly and safely reduce their wcieht . and , in flitter to prove that it does take off super fluous flesh rapidly and without barm , a trial treatment . This represents the effect the Kresslln Treatment has had in hundreds of cases . will be sent , free of charge , to those who apply for It by simply sending : name and address . It is called the KRESSLIN TREATMENT , and many people who have used it have been reduced as much as a pound a day , often forty pounds a month when large quantities of fat were to be taken off . No person is so fat but what itwm have the desired effect , ana no matter where the excess fat Is located—stomach , bust . hips , cheeks . neck—it will quick , y vanish without exercising , dieting , or in any way ...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 August 1907
BIG PREMIUMS • gain and again . Old Faithful Extract ! tell like hotcakes at Mo each , became they are the best and cheap ** , guaranteed to latlitf and We will . UIOWTOU to give every eutomer a pselcaie of Tine Imported Needle * Free * All thli make * ft easy to earn big premium * . Jntt think o * it , Ibis beautiful Old English 42-plece , fill tUe KonMram Dinner Set FREE for Belling only two dox . Extracts , Your initial in gold on every piece except cups and saucers . Edges ot all traced in gold , and elegantly decorated in beautiful natural flower * . Fit to adorn anyones table . Yonll be proud of it You can easily earn this hand- WSSKSBtSStk soma pair Nottingham lace curtains , HMiWBis | Kg 3 lp ] j | neweitityIe , tffOttioneasilltiitrated , BaMBBl BMBBlH Aa extra qnalUy Bed Spread 72 x 84 In . for selHng one dot . or a large faney German Reed Rocker , for wiling two dos , or roar choice of bnndreds of other valuable articles . for 80 yean onr preadattt ban given satisfaction ....
Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 August 1907
FAMILY WASHING \ done in two Hours with Anti-Rub . Absolutely no rubblnB and perfectly harmless lo the daintiest faeries . Three large Bars Postpaid 25 cents . JXTMIM IDJIPUlLNll CO ., » 93 N . lit St „ Mlnnf « r . oll » , ! Uiuw a » H rr I Send Your Name end Address and That ol P REE ! Three of Your Friends In different Towns • lllahi and Receive BOOK OF NEW PROCESS CANNING FRUITS VEGETABLES MRS . W . T . PRICE , 1605 Pcnn Ave . N ., Dept . A ., MINNEAPOLIS , MINN- •» fan Mai HARVESTER cuts and throws la 1111 II ai Pes on harvester or windrows . Maa I . IIKni and horse eutsjcquai with a con IIIIIIII hinder . Price , $ 15 . Circulars tree W W ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ showing Harvester at work . NEW PR OCESS MFG . CO ., Salina , Kan . AOOOGQGGC B V Y ICGG &amp; fCiTY LOTSy X nd make from 100 to 300 % on your Invest- J j X ment : you cant miss It . All of our customers ] , X are well pleased : they have doubled and trebled J O tbclr money . You can do the same , wild and I O Improved Farms on ...
Winners in Pony Contest . [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 August 1907
Winners in Pony Contest . Little eleven-year-old Hazel McMartin of DeSmet , South Dakota , is undoubtedly the happiest child in the United States today because early in July the publishers of The Farmer s Wife sent her , all charges paid , Shetland Pony Billy and the complete outfit consisting of a harness , two seated Beach wagon , saddle , bridle and blanket . Miss Hazel was the successful winner in The Farmers Wife Great Pony Contest . As our readers may remember this contest started in March and ended June 25 th . Besides the pony rig there were distributed over $ 2 , 500 in valuable prizes and | nearly $ 1 , 000 In cash . At first there were skeptical ones who argued that no paper could afford to carry out honestly , all the provisions of our offers , but nearly one thousand happy boys and girls scattered in almost every state and territory are living witnesses to our doing exactly as we agreed . Hazel McMartin . Hazel McMartin , whose picture is shown herewith , was born on a ...
TABLE TALK . [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 August 1907
TABLE TALK . PLUMS . Little Jack Horner sat in a corner , Eating a Christmas pic ; Jle put in his thumb , and pulled out a plum , And said , What a good boy am 1 . , Plum Cake . These are especially for the children . One cup sugar , one-half cup butter , two eggs , one cup milk , two cups flour , two teaspoons of baking powder , one teaspoon of vanilla extract , and one cup of dried plums . Bake in small cakes . Try these and you will find that the children will enjoy pulling out the plums just as much as little Jack Horner . Plum Roll . Add two teaspoons of baking Sowder and a pinch of salt to one quart of sifted our . Sift again . Rub in two tablespoonfuls of butter , and sufficient milk to make a soft dough . Roll out , spread with plum preserves . Roll up and steam thirty minutes . Or it can be baked . Serve warm with sauce . Plum Shortcake . One quart of flour , sifted dry , with two large teaspoons of baking powder , one tablespoon of sugar , and a good pinch of salt . Add th...
Page 9 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 August 1907
MAKES MOST WRINKLES DISAPPEAR IN A NIGHT . No face massage , no steaming , no masks or rollers , nothing to inject , but a marvelously simple discovery that drives mostdeepseated wrinkles away IN EIGHT HOURS BY THE CLOCK . I FOOLED THEM ALL and took my own wrinkles out by my discovery after massage and beauty doctors had failed . My face is now as free from wrinkles as when I was eighteen . I will tell you my secret and give you full information , if you will agree not to reveal it under forfeiture . For further particulars address HARRIETT META , Suite 67 C , Syracuse , N . V . ttmWlTffi ^ i * c fl Pop Blackhead Remover BP ¦ ^ 22 Sa Never falls . This little deIM | H | HPIB ^ vice produces wonderful re- ¦ ^ -i- * ^ suits in blackhead treatment . Simple and easy to operate and the only sure cure . By placing directly over the blackhead , then withdrawn , the blackhead Is removed . Takes them out on all parts of the face . Sent postpaid for 25 c . Address , J . A . ULLRICH &a...
Page 9 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 August 1907
Free Deafness Cure . A Remarkable otter made by one of the leading ear specialists in this country . Dr . Branaman offers to all applying at once two toll months medicine tree to prove his ability to cure permanently neatness . Head Noises and Catarrh In every stacc . Address . Dr . G . » I . Branaman , 1292 Walnut St ., Kansas City , Mo . A ii . pia Treated at home . No pain , knife , plas- (! AM : rK r or oils . Send for Free Treatise . VHIHII . il Address , * . *• Miller , M . D ., at . louli , Jlo .
YOU . N VJ r ( JLJVO * EDITH RAYMOND . [Newspaper Article] — Farmer's Wife — 1 August 1907
YOU . N VJ r ( JLJVO * EDITH RAYMOND . THE LAST LOAD . By Arthur L . Caldwell . Oh , John , dont worry so . It doesnt help things , you know , and I m afraid youll mate yourself worse . It was patient , motherly Mrs . Stebblns who delivered this sensible bit of advice , but the mari addressed appeared to be in no mood to accept It , partly because he ¦ considered ttlat he ; had sufficient cause for worrying . and partly because , having unfortunately acquired the worrying habit , he did not know how to help himself . Help things ? I know it dont , was the petulant rejoinder / - what will help things ? It isnt the money alone , though a hundred dollars is more than we can afford to lose , but it s been just this way ¦ 11 summer . I m running behind—getting deeper into debt every day , just because I cant be in two places at once . To hire a man I can depend on is simply Impossible , and the worst part of it Is that I cant depend on myself , any more . And John Stebblns turned over ) ...