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gtvtkfi mi . jHtiMbw [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 5 September 1868
gtvtkfi mi . jHtiMbw FRED . GRANTS HOLIDAY . i Loo _ _ ere , Grant , if you meet Bessie Varjghan , toure a gone case ! A what ? exclaimed tbe person addressed . * J Why , I . mean to say , continued Harry Hunt , that there is a certain young lady ln the village , who , should we chance to meet her , would surely carry yonr very suscept- : ible heart by storm . In fact , I would have lost my own had it not been previously engaged . However , Fred , hurry up , or we shall miss the boat . These twe very fast friends little knew , as they talked so unconcernedly about the young lady , that she would so soon and so deeply affect the even tenor of their lives , and sow in one of their hearts the seeds of jealousy . Let me describe , if possible , the characteristics of these young men . Fred Grant was one of those easy , good-natured individuals , who take the word as they find lt , -and do not care to meet any obstacles in their path ; but if they should , would either quietly retire , o...
THE MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 5 September 1868
THE MARKETS Chicago Produce Market . Orrioi OF THI WBSTEBB RUKAL , &gt; CBIOAOO , Sept . 1 , 1848 . S APPLEB-New 63 60 ( 36 SO V bl . BARLEY-SalesNo . 2 at 6160 ® 162 ; rejected , 1139 ® 140 . . BRAN—617 00 * 1 ton on track . BUTTER—Choice dairy , 32 @ 34 c ; good tub , 30 ® 31 cj common grades , 30 ® 26 c CHEESE—The market is firm .. New York factory , 18 ® 10 c ; Illinois factory , 16 Jf ® W , c ; Hamburg , 16 * ® 17 Xc ; Western Reserve , 14 ® 16 c ; Western Dairy , 12 ® 13 o . • •; . - GORN-No . 1 , MX @ t 8 „ e ; Mo / 2 , 88 * 6 . DRIED FRUITS—Apples , 8 ® Mc ; peaches , 16 *® 17 c . EGGS—15 ® 16 X c for strictly fresh for small lots . FISH—Lake fish nominal ; mackerel , No . 1 kite , new , | 2 SO ® . 60 . FLOUR—White winter extras , 610 76 ® 12 SO ; red winter extras , !* SO ; spring extras , $ 7 00 ( 39 75 ; spring superfine * . S « 650 @ 7 SO ; rye -our , ( 8 25 . HAT—Prices steady at following rates : Timothy roller and beater pressed , $ 18 00 ® It 00 ; timothy , l...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 5 September 1868
Railroad Arrangements FOR S _ T _ 4 _ T ___} _ Er _ 4 _ I _ a . A RRANGEMENTS have been made with the foi-. -fs- lowing named roads for the benefit of Exhibitor * and Visitor * to the STATE FAIR , to be held at Toledo , Ohio . Commencing Monday , Sept 21 st and Closing Friday , Sept . 26 th , 1868 . The C . C . 4 k &gt; I . C . Railroad Conapa _ y will carry passengers from all points between Chicago ana Columbus , to such points on other roads leading to Toledo as it may connect with for one full fare the round trip , and freights tBBB . The Toledo , Wabash 4 b Weiterm Road will convey passengers from all points on the road to Toledo and return for one full fare : and will run a special excursion train during the Fair from Fort Wayne to Toledo ; freights rasa . The BUcUcam Bomthen 4 b Northern Indiana Road * , including the branch to Detroit , will convey passengers to and from Toledo from all point * between Chicago and Toledo , and Detroit and Toledo , on any of their tru...
1 CMCTLTPRAL [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 12 September 1868
AGRICULTURAL. Agricultural Schools. President CHADBOURNE , of the Wisconsin University, in an article in the Wisconsin Farmer , endeavors to point out the elements that are making the Massachusetts Agricultural College, at Amherst, successful. The first named is permanency of organization , the trustees being elected by the Legislature , but holding office for life if tbey choose. The State Board of Agriculture acts as a Board of Visitors , but has no vote . The second element named Is the broad view in regard to education taken by tbe Trustees . The course of study is most liberal , while agriculture is kept constantly before the student. The third and most important element is the condition of Massachusetts in reference to scientific agriculture. The soil is hard, but yields generously vo high cultivation . Produce sells for so high a price in the home markets that the use of costly fertilizers pays , as does a course of farming that would ruin a Western farmer with cheap and fert...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 12 September 1868
ihe Wc $ &lt;ctn ptal A Weeklv Farm and Family Paper . I FCBUSHED AT CHICAGO AND DETROIT . I - S » . ¦ H . N . F ., Lewi _ , __ ittor and Proprietor . ASSOOIATI XDtTOR .: I .. K . I 0 SB 0 W , Cafcag . ; EDWABD U-OH , Detroit . I With a _ V oorpt of Assistants and Contributor ! . _•*¦»¦» - V « 80 per Years . t-. O . In Clabs .
AGRICHLTDRAL [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 12 September 1868
AGRICHLTDRAL Selsotlons suad CoadcnBaUo-B Feeding . and Management of Swine . From the circular of John Halght , of : Naperville . Ill , wetake the following direct tions ; . ::. • __ • ¦ V ; vf ; * Hogs- should be grained lightly la the ; Winter , and have free access to lashes or charcoal ; and as soon-as- the ground becomes soft in the Spring they should have a lot or yard where they cab be at liberty to root as much as they choose . They root for somethlpg that their nature requires . I have frequently noticed v ^ here tho subsoil is clay tttey would-requehtly root down to it and eat It . I suppose they eat it because there is something gritty in it . In Winter , the ground being frozen , they subsist entirely on what Is given them , and if fed nothing bat corn , and plenty of it , they become fevered and foundered . If slaughtered in this condition , they are but a mass of disease and unfit for food . Raw potatoes arc good . for hogs in Winter , and they are fond of them . They...
VETERINARY [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 12 September 1868
VETERINARY Conducted by A J . Murray , Veterinary Surgeon , 2 W ^ F Beaubun St ., Delioit , Mich ., formerly Professor in the Wi Boyal Agricultural College , Cirencester , Bug . Anstoirs \ Jf given to inquiries vsUltoutekarac If to be atttuers- ly f u letter , ti-OOsnusl be enclMtd ^ attht professional fee . I ^ th vi . omInjuijr Liver . ii \ l lost , a four year old horse a few daysl ago and would like to know the cause . The horse did not increase . lit flesh during the last two months , as idle horses generally do when out at grass ; was sick three days . When he died I opened him ; found nothing wrong with the exception of his entestlnes being very full of gas ; there was also a large accumulation of clotted , dark-colored blood surrounding the liver . During his three days sickness there was frequently a , Tumbling noise in his bowels . The horse was lammed In the doorway by my teamster . driving them out ; the span became frightened and both rushed to the door at once and both...
HORTICDLTDRAL . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 12 September 1868
HORTICDLTDRAL . Management of Bulbs . Flowering bulbs which have grown in the same place for three or four years should be taken up as soon as the tops have decayed and replanted in deeply tilled , well manured soil . The usual practice with half-hardy , and tender bulbs Is to take them up as soon tbe leaves turn yellow , dry them partially in the snn and keep them secure from frost until Spring- Even hardy bulbs arc improved in vigor by being taken up , slightly dried and set out in September or October . Persons who are not in the habit of managing bulbs are apt to forget or neglect planting at the right time and on this account , it is in many cases the best way to take np the bvlbs and transplant them immediately , taking care to prepare the soil . properly for their reception . Bulbs may be set out at different periods during the Fall in order to produce a succession of flowers . There are three kinds of plants which are said to have bulbous roots , —those which are solid and w...
§ mttik % amomu [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 12 September 1868
§ mttik % amomu Edited by a Practical HcmsekecM Tomato Catnip , Preserves and JSgs As we take THE WESTEBN R __ A _ and I feel very much interested in its columns , especially that of Domestic Economy , I will send iny recipe for making : — - Tomato Catsup .- ^ P &amp;\ : the . tomatoes , boll thoroughly and strain through a selve . Four tablespoons salt , four of black pepper , one of cayenne , three of mustard , one of allspice and one of cloves , to one gallon of tomatoes . Boll together one hour and add one and one-half pints of vinegar to every gallon and boil another hour . Tomato Preserpes . ~ Ta . ke one peck or 14 lbs ., of tomatoes , seven lbs ., sugar and One quart of good vinegar ; put tbe sugar and vinegar in your , kettle together ; let them come to a boil ; skim , and then add the tomatoes . If you wish you can add a lemon or two sliced thin to flavor it . These recipes I think are good , for . I have used them a number of years . m . ,. MB 8 . J . L . B . , Mi...
____ . . .. — - — ---- --0 H ___ -TS OF THIS HUMBEK . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 12 September 1868
____ . . .. — - — ----- -0 H ___ -TS OF THIS HUMBEK . Agrlc-ltu-l . — Agricultural Schools ......................... ... 293 Importsroseof D—i _ iaro ... ••••••••••• . . • . ••••••_ 8The Cattle Disease .... J .. 293 • The PJqaa , Ohio , Farabra Club ................ 293 Lime for Wheat Fallow ..... . 293 Osage-Orange Plants In Winter ...... .... 293 . Totes from Marlon Co ., Iowa .... — ..... — ..... 203 A new Theory of . the Cattle Disease 293 Feeding and Management of Swine ..... 291 Education for Farming . •• .......... 294 Unripe Potatoes for Seed .. 294 Bowing Grass Ssed ....... ..... 294 . An Indian Corn , Field * . •••••• 294 Weight of Milk ....... • 294 The Advantages ot Irrigation 294 - Stagnant Water Causing Abortion ......... 294 Agricnltnral Items ........ 294 Raising Water for Stock -296 Fattening Sheep - • 296 Western State Fairs .... .. ..... •¦—**! Northwestern Fertilising Company • •• ££ Tbe Hop Orop •/ •• , —298 Beport on Cattle at Detroit •• ..... 296 • Batter and ...
LETTERS , DKi-miBS , AK-WE-tS , Etc . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 12 September 1868
LETTERS , DKi-miBS , AK-WE-tS , Etc . WUdl-md i-t-Uchlgan .-Will you pleaso in - form mo of a good , healthy place In Sonthem or Central Michigan where I could get good wild land cheap , or a homestead , of Government land!—A . J . B ., Nee . i-nonjiFii .- Y —There would bo no difficulty in finding good and healthy locations in Central or Southern Michigan , bnt there is comparatively little wild land to be found in the regions commonly so classed . There are , howover , many good tracts still subject to entry as homestead in different parts of the State . Inquiry at the United States Land Office in Detroit , or Ionia , would obtain the necessary information . Rulsing Water for Stock . — Having noticed in a late number of your , very valuable paper tbat by means of a very simple contrivance stock can always have plenty of pure water to drink , please inform a constant reader how auch a . contrlvance can be made . —Q ., Schoolcraft , Mich . * , . . . —The contrivance referred to was ...
HEWS OF THE WEEK . ] [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 12 September 1868
HEWS OF THE WEEK . ] —The navy has been reduced , to the M 1 strength It was previous to the war , 8 J 5 / W W men . The total tonnage of steam and sail- \ b ¦ ing vessels is 8 , 100 , 36 ? tons . There are 3 ,- i - 943 steamers and 15 , 042 sailing vessels . i —Hon . Reverdy Johnson , our Minister to England , made a speech , expressive of the friendly Intentions of America , at the Annual Cutlers Festival , In Sheffield , on the -d Inst . , —The question of the eligibility of negroes , to seats In the Georgia Legislature , which occupied the attention of that body for several days , was decided against the negroes , on the 8 d Inst ., by a vote of eighty to twen-ty-three , the negroes not being allowed to vote . By this decision twenty-five negroes are unseated . —The Government Commissioners have accepted another section of the Union Pacific Railroad , carrying It nearly 95 miles , west of Burton . —The application for a writ ot habeas corpus on behalf of Dr . Mudd , Arnold and S...
"Trial Subscription .. " [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 12 September 1868
Trial Subscription .. The WESTEBN R _ BA _ will be sent on trial for the term of three months for Fifty Cents . TELL TOTTB FBIENDS OF THIS OFFEB . *» * Our new Premium List Is now ready . Send for a cOpy . We now offer as Premiums Grover &amp; Baker Sewing Machines , American Watches , Silver and Plated Ware , Farm and School Bells , Dictionaries , Bibles , Clothes Wringers , Bibles . Chromo Lithographs , Gold Pens , Barometers , Microscopes , BOOBS , etc . —NOW IS THE TIME TO FORM CLUBS .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 12 September 1868
To Sn-serlbera and Readers . —THE WIBTIBK , R . B 1 L it publithed at both Chicago and Detroit , eachedition containing all matter in either of general importance , themarket reportt and other matter of merely local interest in ont being omitted in the other . Adtertitements inserted in both editions , or either , at desired .
Complaints of Swindling Advertisers . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 12 September 1868
Complaints of Swindling Advertisers . The following two letters , complaining of being deceived by advertisers in the columns of THE WESTEBN RUBAL last Spring , explain themselves . We give place to them , because it is the last thing we would do to admit , knowingly , an advertiser who would not strictly , fulfl . ll his agreements , and we think we exercise as careful guardianship as publishers are able , ordinarily , to do . There are all sorts of dodgesresorted to , to obtain money , and sometimes we are deceived when we little expect It . We had supposed , until the reception of the complaints below , that the parties in question fulfilledr their promises strictly , in sending their respective articles , whether they were really worth tbe money . asked for them , or were worthless : FLBASAHT V- LLBT , IOWA . . MB . H . N . F . LEWM—SIB : —I was induced by an advertisement which appeared in the Western Rural for Prof . B . H . Robb s Magnetic Curlique to send for sample , instea...
Errata . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 12 September 1868
Errata . In Mr . HATHAWAY S article on Seedling Strawberries in our issue for Aug . 22 , there occurred several misprints that we _ ere correct . : • - ¦ ! • Very many of the growers of this fruit found to their cost the past season , etc ., Instead of thej / 2 r &lt; f . sj « ason as . printed . That it will succeed wherever the Wilson will , or wherever . pur native scarlets will do well—and that : is about every where—I have no doubt . I- argue it not so much | from my own experience—although that has always been In the affirmative—as from I Its genealogy i Its lineage I know .
Western State Fairs . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 12 September 1868
Western State Fairs . On Tuesday of next week the Michigan State Fair commences at Detroit . The indications now ^ r . highly favorable , and we see no reason why tills Fair should not be one of the most-uccessful ever held in the State . Although Detroit Is situated at one edge of the State , the facilities for reaching It by both railroad and water , are unusually good , and fits location makes a large attendance of visitors from Ontario , Ohio and Indiana more probable than if the Fair were held at any other point . R . F . JOHNSTONE , 180 Jefferson Avenue , Detrolt , the Secretary of the State Agricultural Society , may be addressed as to entries of artlcles for exhibition . The Ohio State Fair will commence oil Monday , September 21 st , at Toledo . This will be the first State Fair ever held in the Northwestern part of the - ttate . and with the fine railroad and lake , connections of Toledo there is no reason to fear tbat it will fall below the usual high standard of excellen...
Manual Labor at Cornell university . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 12 September 1868
Manual Labor at Cornell university . Mr . EZBA COBNELL , in a published card , in answer to applicants for assistance to enable young men to obtain an education at Cornell University , says he thinks the system of manual labor to be adopted will furnish means -to enable them to do so . There will be a farm of 300 acres , on which the students will be employed , as they will also be in road-making and beautifying the grounds . There will also be a machine shop , furnishing employment in manufacturing tools , machinery , etc . Mr . COBNELL says : -. In conclusion , I will assure the boys that if they will perform one-fourth as much labor as I did at their ages ; or as I do now at sixty years of age , they will find no difficulty , in paying their expenses while prosecuting their studies at Ithaca . . « s «¦ ¦ NATIONAL POULTBY SHOW . —The Pennsylvania Poultry Society have decided to hold an exhibition of poultry inHortlculnral Hall , Philadelphia , during Christmas week—continuing six ...