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Be Companions . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 24 April 1886
Be Companions . It is wise for a mother to take time to dress and be fair in her children s eyes ; to read , for their sake , to learn to talk well and to live in to-day . The circle the mother draws around her is more wholesome for the child than the one he has to make for himself , and she is responsible for his social surroundings . It is not easy to be the childs most interesting companion and to make home his strongest magnet , but the mothers who have done this have been the mothers of good men .
"The New England Primer . " [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 24 April 1886
The New England Primer . A friend told me a story once about a traveler who , just at the close of the Revolutionary war , was crossing the Fishkill Mountains at the time when it took about a hat full of money to buy a breakfast . He had no money , but he had a copy of a famous little book , one of the earliest printed books in this country , called The New England Primer , which contained the shorter catechism , the sum of the Presbyterian faith . It was a little book , but it had pictures with rhymes , such as In Adam s fall We sinned all . He counted out a number of these pages after eating his breakfast , and handed them to the old lady who had served him . She didnt know much about reading , but she took them , looked at them closely , spelled out a few pious words , and said : That s all right ; I am glad Congress has at last got some money with a little religion in it .
Recipes . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 24 April 1886
Recipes . —A dried apple pie is greatly improved by adding a well-beaten egg . COTTAGE PUDDING . —One pint flour , one-half cup sugar , one egg , one cup sweet milk , a teaspoonful soda , two teaspoonfuls cream of tartar . ORANGE OMELET . —TWO eggs , yolks and whites beaten separately , two tablespoonfuls orange juice , two teaspoonfuls powdered sugar , pinch of salt ; add all this to beaten yolks ; put in the beaten whites ; place in well buttered omelet pan , then place in oven or grate till cooked through . APPLE DUMPLINGS . —Take one quart of flour , a very little salt , a tablespoonful of baking powder , a little shortening ( drippings are good ) and mix as for pie crust with sweet milk ; roll in round shapes and fill with apples ; place in a pan and then pour the pan half full of sweet milk , and bake until the apples are soft . Give this atrial .
MR . THOMPSON AND THE MOS -QUITOES . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 24 April 1886
MR . THOMPSON AND THE MOSQUITOES . BY ALLAN FORMAN . The other afternoon an odd-looking person entered my office . The figure and general appearance was Mr . Thompson s , but the face was one mass of red blotches , swollen and almost unrecognizable . I stared at him a moment before I could determine who it was . He bore the scrutiny with bad grace , and exclaimed , Well , what s the matter now ? Didnt you ever see me before ? Not when you looked as you do now , I replied . What have you been doing with yourself ? I havnt been doing anything . I went out in Jersey to spend Sunday and have a good time , that s all , answered Mr . Thompson . Mosquitoes ? I inquired . Mr . Thompson nodded . Tell me about it , I urged . At first Mr . Thompson was very reluctant , but after some persuasion he consented . Mr . Thompson had a day or two on his hands which he did not exactly know what to do with , so he concluded to spend them at a quiet little village among the Jersey hills . They told me t...
Pearl Oysters , [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 24 April 1886
Pearl Oysters , In the Gulf of California there are extensive fisheries . The pearls are found inside of a species of oyster that grows at the bottom of the Gulf . The district is about 300 miles in length , extending out from the shore some ten miles . Most of the fishing is done by Mexicans or halfbreed Indians , who dive for them from boats . The divers take heavy stones in their hands to help them reach the bottom . They also carry baskets which they fill with oysters . A good diver can go down fifty feet , and remain under water from two minutes to two minutes and a quarter . Diving is not an unhealthy business , and there is no danger from sharks . A more extensive business is carried on by means of divers clad in marine armor . These go in schooners fitted out with all the necessaries for a voyage of four or five months . The armor-clad divers sometimes go down more than 100 feet deep , but the pressure is so great that it produces rheumatism , and the armordivers rarely live...
So Tour Best . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 24 April 1886
So Tour Best . A gentleman once said to a physician , I should think that at night you would feel so worried over the work of the day that you would not be able to sleep . My head hardly touches the pillow , till I fall asleep , replied the physician . I made up my mind , he continued , at the commencement of my professional career , to do my best under all circumstances ; and so doing , I am not troubled by any misgivings . This is a good rule for us to follow . Too many are disposed to say , No matter how I do this work now ; next time Ill do better . The praotice is as bad as the reasoning . No matter how I learn this lesson in the lower class ; when I get into a higher department , then Ill study . As well might the mother in knitting stockings say , No matter how the tip is done ; even if PI drop a stitch now and then , Ill do better when I get farther along . What kind of a stocking would that be ? As well might the builder say , I dont care how I make the foundation of this h...
This and That . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 24 April 1886
This and That . Dr . Isaac Watts , the famous writer of hymns , had the habit , when a child , of speaking in rhymes , even without knowing it . As the propensity increased his father was very much displeased , and threatened to whip his son unless he left off making verses . One day , when about putting his threat into execution , Isaac burst into tears , fell on his knees before his angry parent , and cried out , Dear father , on me pity take . And I will no more verses make .
A SHARP CONTRAST . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 24 April 1886
A SHARP CONTRAST . There lives an old man in Montana , Just lately arrived from Havana . He wears six suits of clothes , And a muff on his nose ; Yet , between fits of sneezing , He vows he is freezing ; This frigid old man in Montana . There lives an old man in Havana , . Just lately arrived from Montana . He is dressed very thin in An ulster of linen ; While two big fans , revolving . Keep the heat from dissolving This torrid old man in Havana . —4 prtl WideAwake .
OUR LETTER BOX . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 24 April 1886
OUR LETTER BOX . I am eleven years old . Papa takes yonr paper , and I like to read it . We have lived in Dakota three years and like the country verv well . We have had a very flne winter . We had no school this winter , but I study at home . I have a shot-gun and a big dog named Prince . Jack rabbits and prairie chickens are plenty . Yours truly , EEKETT L . CALLAHAN . Grand View , D . T . My brother takes your valuable paper , and we are very fond of it . I think that Our Letter Box is just splendid , and most of the letters delightful . I think Don V . Q ., Gait , Cal ., writes splendidly . As he wishes to corressond with some of the little folks in the Eastern States , I would be very glad to hear from him . I am a Virginian . Yours truly , Livingston , Va . SUSIE STEPHENSON . We had a flne time here at the Carnival at St . Paul last winter , and I enjoyed it greatly . Will you tell me where to address Charles Scribner a Sons for the Book Buyer ? I have some carbons from the el...
Page 11 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 24 April 1886
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LITERATURE . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 24 April 1886
LITERATURE . Book Notices . A rich contribution to far-west sketches is before us in Hunting Trips of a Jtanohman , by Theodore Boosevelt . There may be at first some skepticism about the genuineness of the ranchman when we remember that Mr . Boosevelt is the wealthy New York politician and Member of Congress , now Chairman of the Foreign Belations Committee . But as you read you find evidence on almost every page that the writer has seen whereof he affirms , and in the hunting adventures could truthfully say : Magna pars fui . The illustrations are not only manifestly from the life—the author stating that the seven heads of large game are faithfully copied from the originals , shot by himself , and now in his possession—but wrought out and engraved by the best artists of America . Some of Mr . Boosevelt s letters from the Northwest were published in periodicals . It must be acknowledged that the somewhat famous young politician has not a little of the gifts of a successful writer ....
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 24 April 1886
LADIES BELT . Ladies , the above cut represents ourvcry fine and most excellent abdominal belt and Bupport for ladles . It is a natural support , lifting and rapporting the bowels , sending warmth , action and life to the bacK , kidneys and bowels , bladder and pelvio organs . Millions of women are Buffering now who would soon oo relieved and cured by the use of this nice warm Bolt . If the back aches or pains you this Belt is the quickest relief . If your kidneys are inflamed or otherwise diseased , the Belt will soon distribute the congested Mow by revitalizing : it consequently removes the trouDie . H the bowels are Inactive , or too active , the warmth and life given by this support soon restores them to natural action . If there are any forms of tannic troubles , we can assure yon this Belt furnishes speedy relief . Ladies , you suffer more from local oongestion in the abdominal and peivio cavities than from any other troubles . The Belt distributes and revitalizes , consequent...
MUSIC BOOKS , [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 24 April 1886
MUSIC BOOKS , Three Holy Children , ( tl ) , by Stanford , is a nm OAHIATA of great power and brilliancy . Klchtcr s Harmony (» 2 ); Richter s Counterpoint ( $ 2 ) , and Richter s Fugue ( $ 2 ) , are three standard books on composition , by an eminent German Harmonist . Operas . The best and most complete editions . Alda (* 2 ); Bells of Cornevlllo ( $ 1 . 50 ); Boccncio (_ S 2 ); Carmen ( $ 2 ); Fatinitza ( $ 2 ); Lnkmc ( $ 2 ); Maritniia ( 2 ); Meflstofele ( $ 2 ); Illignon ( $ 2 . 50 ); Zenobia ( $ 2 ) , and many others . Librettos , full and complete , of 80 operas , for 25 cents each . Cheap editions , 15 cents each . Easter Music , in quantity . Send for Lists . Orchestral parts furnished when desired . Winner s Ideal Methods ( each 75 cts . ) are famous and really good cheap Methods for Violin , for Flute , for Accordant , for Cornet , for Banjo , for Guitar , for Fife , for Clarionet and for Flageolet . Mason s Piano Technics ( $ 2 . 50 ) are constantly increasing in favor ,...
Page 12 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 24 April 1886
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Page 12 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 24 April 1886
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THE MARKETS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 24 April 1886
THE MARKETS . OJTFICB a * -. ™ . } April 20 , 1886 . Grain and Flour . „ , „« ., White , oholce . 80 o ; No . 3 , red , 81 ® WIIEAT . -No . J , wnito , u store . 76 &gt; ic ; 83 c per bush ; spri ^ wheat ^ cas ^ ga No / , ^ sto StSStog Hualltyi No . 3 , 72076 ^ 0 . 4 W , £ S ? Ctoh No . 2 in store , 36 % @ 36 J 8 o ; No . 2 yelc M % ^ w No 2 yellow , 355 ® 35 2 c ; No . 4 , ontrack , low . &lt; lo 36 ^® 37 o . jHo ^ y ^ , 34 &gt; a @ 35 i 4 c : No . 3 , free on « NffiSSe ° « 36 0 ; NO , 2 , 37 @ «»^ o ? TSU « eNr 2 N fr &amp; SKcXrofcg to quality . ^ R ^ np Tlots , No . 3 , 59 o ; No . t , 6 ^ c . No . 2 , ^ AS .- * O . 3 «« w No- 4 44048 oi Na 5 ! ¥ ^ SS tt cfdver ^ diunl h prfi Kf No ° t ?» * 05 SSi GerSanmUlet , prime , 71 o per bush . Dairy Products , etc . Creamery butter , extra , * B &gt; ™ W Creamery flrsts 81 Dairyextta j 8 Dairy firsts 14 Koll . choice ..-.....-- 6 racking stock , fresh . . OHEESE , Cheddar , fuU cream ^ mWh Flat . M...
Page 13 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 24 April 1886
PRODUCE ! We handle everything in the Produce Line . Write us for prices . Liberal advances made . Summers , Morrison &amp; Co . BEi-EB ro I Commission merchants , J . V . Tarwell Jt Co ., I 174 South Water St ., Metropolitan National Bank . I Chicago , IU . Mention the Farm , Field nnd Stockman . C . H . DURAND &amp; CO ., COMMISSION . Butter , Eggs , Poultry , Venl . 180 South ¦ Water-Street , - - CHICAGO . Drop us Postal for Stencil , Tags , etc . Liberal advances made on consignments . Befereuces : First National Bank , Chicago ; First National Bank , Belle Plaine , Iowa . mention tbe Farm , Field and Stockman . VI 1 IIMP UCU Learn Telegraphy here and we will 1 UUIlU ITIl . ll help you to good positions . Address American School of Telegraphy . Madison , Wis . ARTESIAN WELLS . Rook Drilling , Well Digging , Pipe Driving , Prospecting Machines and Outfits . GENERAL WELL SUPPLIES . —MANUFACIUBED BV—NEEDHAM &amp; RUPP , 87 Wept Lake St . - - CHICAGO , ILL . ...