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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

MODEL FARMS AND THEIR METHODS S . T . K . PRIME , Editor lielm- the actual experh-noe ot over 100 SucceHMful FiirmerH In t ie Northwest . 800 pages of reading uiattKi * ., Mimv P actleiilly useful illustrations . A COMPLKTB INDEX—makiiiR . lie whole book a perfect farm encyclopedia upon Stock Raising , Mixed Husbandry , Dairying , Fruit Raising , - i Tile Drainage One thousand farmers pronounce lt just the hook they have been looking for . Single Copies , In cloth , $ 3 . 75 . This book can ho ordered of tho FARMERS REVIEW CO ., 214 S * 220 S . Clark St ., Chicago , III . . . CUTS ! CUTS ! CUTS !! ILLUSTRATE YOUR PAPERS . We have on hand a large number of handsome cuts , many of them ordered expressly for the FARMERS RKVIKW , from London , England . They are especially suitable for Religious or Sunday School papers , or for any paper running a Young Folks or Home Department . Give the Young Folks * PRETTY PICTURES . Nothing will make a paper so popular with young and old . These cut...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
CROP REPORTS . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

CROP REPORTS . THE FARMERS REVIEW OF THE SEASON . THE HARVEST AND THE GROWING CORN . WINTER WHEAT-Koturiid from the TlireshlnK Machine—Plowing for the New Crop Commenced . SPRING WHKAT-A 11 Cut-Weather Very Fine for Ilarvetttiii-c . OATS—Generally Light In Weight . CORN—Still Suffering for Want of Rain * . MEADOWS AND PASTUKES-Dltto . GENERAL PROSPECTS—Good . REPORTS-From Indiana , Ohio , Illinois , Michigan , Wisconsin , Iowa , Minnesota . Nebraska , Dakota , Mlanourl , and Kansas . Our crop week closes with no changes so far as the weather is concerned , since our last report was made . In the great corn belt of Illinois no rains except local have fallen since the first of July , and we find pastures and meadows suffering severely . The reports this week from Illinois are mostly from counties which produce corn very largely , and our correspondents are of one opinion , and that is that corn ia now beginning to seriously Buffer for the want of rain , and that the yields will be mat...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
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MONEY AND COMMERCE . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

MONEY AND COMMERCE . MONEY MARKET . MONDAY EVBKINS . August 10 , 1880 . The week under review has been marked by an active movement of money to the country to pay for the small grain crops that are now being marketed freely , and receipts of money from the Eastern cities has been large . There has also been an increased call for loans from miscellaneous branches of busines-, and the money market is a shade firmer , at 5 @ 6 per cent , for large loans on choice names and collaterals , and 6 @ 8 per cent , for ordinary sums on good commercial paper . The scarcity of legal tender and national bank notes is causing great inconvenience to the banks , and orders from the interior for funds are filled with gold . New York exchange is weak at $ 1 . 00 @ 1 . 60 discount per $ 1 , 000 . THE MERCHANDISE MARKET . The wholesale markets have developed increased activity in nearly all departments . Dry goods sell more freely and prices for most articles have been well supported . Boots and shoes h...

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NEWS ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

NEWS ITEMS COMPLETE returns from Arkansas show that it has a population of 810 , 147 . AN ex-secretary of the Bonapartists , who is a chevalier of the Legion of Honor , has absconded , taking 100 , 000 francs belonging to a Paris bank . CERTAIN engineers at the capital predict that the Washington monument will never be completed , as designed , owing to the Insecure character of the foundation . PBOF . E . B . ANDREWS , State Geologist of Ohio , is dead . THIS new Fort Wayne depot , being erected ou the West Side , in this city , by the Pennsylvania Company , begins to give great promise ot a magnificent structure , and will be a great ornament to that part of the city . THE Chinese Minister at Washington has given notice that his government has , by official decree , removed the ancient restrictions on commerce , and that the CelestialB may hereafter trade with foreigners at will . The announcement is gratifying to everybody except the few foreigners who have for years enjoyed a mo...

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VETERINARY [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

VETERINARY AU subscriber * to the FAKHKK REVIEW are entitled to the privilege of cengBltlBK tho VETERINARIAN who haa charge or this Department FREE OF EXPENSE , on all diseases incidental to Horse * , Cattle , Sheep , Swine and Poultry . Be particular to give full name and address , ¦ o that lf necessary we may answer by letter .

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AMERICAN FARM ANIMALS-NO 27 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

AMERICAN FARM ANIMALS-NO 27 ALDKRNEYS , JEBSEYS , ( iUEUXSEYS .. Under the names of the three chief islands of the group , the cattle of the Channel Islands have won wide fame . Within the last dozen years the number and popularity of these cattle have greatly increased in the United States . There are now more Jersey cattle in this country than of any other breed save the ShortHorn , and good specimens sell readily at good prices — in a few cases prices have been made , which were probably higher than have been paid for any other cattle , again , excepting tlie Short- 11 oma . The origin of these cattle is uncertain , but it seems mo 3 t reasonable to suppose they are descended from the cattle of Normandy , aa there are points of resemblance , and the islands lie near the French coast . The cattle of the three islands named are of the same general type . Those of Alderney and Jersey are so nearly alike that they are often classed as of one breed . Alderney is a small island , havin...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
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GRADING WOOL [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

GRADING WOOL The Boston Shipping List in answer to a correspondent , explains the grading of wool in that city , as follows : The wools of Pennsylvania , Ohio , and West Virginia are graded Picklock , XXX , XX , X , No . 1 , medium , No » 2 and staple wool , which includes combing and delaine . Picklock represents the very finest grade of wool that comes to market , and the other grades according to their relative fineness down to No . 3 , which represents coarsest . The finest grades of Michigan , Wisconsin , New Hampshire and Maine are not above an X , and are not so valuable for consumption by 3 to 4 c per pound as the Ohio and Pennsylvania X wools . The price of an X wool , however , depends in a greatdegrefe on its condition , and the careful manner in which growers wash and send it to market . These grades are all well defined and easily distinguished by an expert who is the habit of grading aDd handling wool . The grades of pulled Wool are also well defined . An X means the f...

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LIVE STOCK NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

LIVE STOCK NOTES Ix is estimated that tully one-half of the present year s wool clip has passed out of the hands of the wool growers . MB . A . J . ALEXANDER , of Woodford Farm , Ky ., has purchased the six months old bull calf Tuberose 51 st , for $ 4 , 000 cash . The calf was bred by the Canada West Farm Stock Association , Brantford , Ont . MBS . R . U . NORFLEET , of Bertie County . N . v ^ ., w . iLUB tut , \ svu , iury uencuitinjtn tna * sue nas a cow ( a native ) that yielded a fraction over three pounds of butter to two and a half quarts of cream . THE Short-horn business is having a boom just now , and priceB are going up every day . Sucli an inquiry for the cattle from the South and West has not been known for years . —Ky . Farmers Home Journal . SOME of the breeders of Merino sheep in Vermont are , as usual , coming West with flocks to sell to Western men at the fairs . MB . ABNER STKAWN , Ottawa , 111 ., has recently imported eighty head of Cotswold sheep from England . ...

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QUERIES AND ANSWERS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

QUERIES AND ANSWERS INJUKED—P AHALYSIS AMONG SWINE— 1 *> - JUKED—CArONIZINO . QUERY : INJURED . —N . L . N . State Center , Iowa ,. writes : My 3-year old colt got her right fore ankle cut on the wire fence about two months ago . It is all healed , but she is lame , and the leg is somewhat enlarged . In the flrst place I washed it with castile soap and alum water . Will you please tell me through your Veterinary department why it does not get sound , and what is the best remedy to apply . ANSWER : Injuries of the above character are often so trifling as to cause but little inconvenience to the animal , and readily heal , and the lameness disappears by the application of some simple treatment ; on the other hand they sometimes are so severe as to cause great trouble , anxiety and loss—finally terminating in an everlasting blemish , and permanent lame ness , and not unfrequently in the death ot the animal , and though these unhappy results are liable to take place notwithst...

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

LIVE STOCK . BREEDERS DIRECTORY . It Is onr desire to preaent , ln the following ¦ trie , a column or mora of cards of reliable breeder * of cattle , horses , sheep , swine and poultry . Onr rates will be for THREE LINE CARD three months ( IS insertions ) $ 9 ; six months , $ 16 ; one year , • 30 . Each additional line ftS . SO per quarter . These rates Include a free copy of the FARMERS REVIEW during the continuance of the advertisement . We respectfully solicit the patronage of breeders everywhere , conndent that lt will pay them to thus secure the attention of onr readers .

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

CATTLE . BKRV ALDKIOH , Tlskllwa , 111 ., Breeder of Short-Horn cattle from best stock . DR . W . A . PRATT , Elgin . 111 ., breeder of pure and grade Holsteln cattle . Young stock for sale ; also Poland-China swine . ILLINOIS INDC 8 TK 1 AL UNIVERSITY . X breeders of Short-Horn and Jersey cattle , and Berkshire and Poland-China swine . Stock for sale . B . L . LAWRENCE , Champaign , 111 . SAMUEL STRATTON , Lltchfleld . Ills .. Importer and breeder of Jersey cattle . Also , breeder of Cotswold sheep and Chester White pigs . SWINE . SAMUEL T . K . PRIME , Bertholly Home Stock Farm , nwlght , Livingston County , Illinois , Breeder of Berkshire Swine from the best Imported stock . Jerusalem Artichokes for sale .

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LEG WEAKNESS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

LEG WEAKNESS Leg weakness is generally caused by the size and weight of the body being more than the legs can bear ; it is shown by the bird resting on the first joint . Being entirely the result of weakness , the best treatment is that which gives general strength and stamina to the sufferer . Citrate of iron must be given dissolved in ale , and added to the food , which may be more than usually nourishing , but not in greater quantity , as over-feeding has occasioned the disease . Frequent bathing in cold water is very beneficial .. This is the best affected by ing it over a pail otw & CT , Wttd--. iH--- & gB only immersed , so as not to injure the plumage . Absence of lime in the poultry yard sometimes causes leg weakness , and old age invariably shows itself in the trembling limb . Warmth and generous diet are the sole remedies for this . —The Henwife . ___________ LIME . —The value of lime in the form of whitewash is well known , and those who use it lib...

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Ropp ' s Easy Calculator [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

Ropp s Easy Calculator Shows , at a Klance , the exact value of every article sold by the bushel , ton , unit , hundred or thousand , for any quantity , and at any price . The Interest fi . 7 , 8 and 10 per cent . Measurement of lumber , logs , cisterns , granaries , corn-cribs , etc ., besides many other useful ables . Also an entirely NEW system of RAPID calculation . It lssn simple that even a child can understand It , and Is particularly adapted to farmers aud business men . It ls ueatly bound ln pocket-book shape , and Is accompanied by a silicate slate , memorandum and pocket . In Russia ( 2 . 00 With Farmers Review ( Weekly ) 2 . 00 _ In Morocco 1 , 60 33 With Farmers Review ( Weekly ) 1 . 75 _>! In Boards 1 . 00 i § With Farmers Review ( Weekly ) 1 . 60 55 Iu boards ( without Pocket-book or Slate . 60 •* With Farmers Review ( Weekly ) 1 . 25

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THE POULTRY YARD [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

THE POULTRY YARD EGGS vs . CHICKENS . On the average , I still believe that eggs will pay the best . The demand for them really seems practically unlimited at a steady wholesale price , while there are possibilities always open for high prices where supply can be guaranteed of a genuine new-laid character . Of poultry , I am , after all that has been said , unable to see the same prospects . I have always been able to buy fowls pretty cheap by going to the right quarters ; and it seems to me that any greatly increased demand at such prices as have been mentioned , except at certain seasons , will have pretty much to be created . There are , doubtless , local exceptions to this ; and fine chickens in Spring and very early Summer always fetch good prices . I have nothing whatever to say against chicken rearing to any one who has satisfied himself that he can get rid of a quantity at paying prices , and in these few lines merely wish to convey that in general , apart from local circums...

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Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

SSE PARLOR PICTURES . * SSE ( MOT CHEAP CHR 0 M 0 S , BUT WORKS OF REAL MERIT . ) WITH THE FARMERSREVIEW . FREE OF CASH COST , * ° all who send the namesof new subscribers for REVIEW ; and also furnished to all at a mere nominal additional cost to the subscription price . Carefully read terms . HOW TO OBTAIN THE BELOW DESCRIBED PICTURES FREE ! Thousands of them have been sold at from $ a . oo to $ 3 . 00 fer Copy . To Present Subscribers : — Toanypresent subscriber sending us Two SUBSCRIPTIONS und Two DOLLARS , we will send FREE , POST-PAID , any one of the beautifur premium Engravings below described , or for THREE SUBSCRIPTIONS and T HREE DOLLARS , we will send A PAIR ( any two ) of the Engravings . TO RenewlrlK Subscribers : — T < any person renewing for a year from expiration of present subscription , and sending ONE NEW SUBSCRIPTION besides their own , with Two DOLLARS , we wiH send any one picture FREE , or for Two NEW SUBSCRIPTIONS with their own and THREE DOLLARS ...

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ILLINOIS STATE BOARD ELECTION [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

ILLINOIS STATE BOARD ELECTION The president and vice-presidents of the Illinois State Board ot Agriculture , are to be elected on Wednesday , September 29 , on the fair grounds at Springfield . At this election each county is entitled to three votes , to be cast by delegates to be chosen by the County , Union or District Agricultural Board , where one exists , otherwise by the Board of Supervisors or County Board , as the case may be . We notice that many societies have already announced their delegates . It is the duty of every local society to choose three delegates , and see to it that they are present . These men should be enterprising agriculturists who have the interests of their respective districts at heart . Each of the nineteen congressional districts is entitled to a vice-president . The selection of a candidate is usually left to the delegates from each district , and this nomination ,-in most cases , is equivalent to an election . It is well , therefore , for societies ...

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THE MASONIC DISPLAY [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

THE MASONIC DISPLAY As we close the REVIEW this week , the sound of musiefrom many bands greets the ear , and the streets resound with the steady march of thousands of Knights Templar , who are congregating for the grand triennial conclave . The lake shore is covered with tents , and the public buildings , business blocks , and hundreds of private dwellings , are gaily decorated with flags and tho symbolic designs of the order . On tomorrow ( Tuesday ) will take place the grand parade of the Knights in uniform . It is expected that at least 40 , 000 will be in I ine . At night , on Tuesday , the ball takes place at the Expositidn Building . Some 150 , 000 invitations have been issued , and it will undoubtedly prove the most brilliant scene of the kind ever beheld . On Wednesday afternoon the competitive drill takes place at the grounds of the Jockey Club , to the west of the city . Chicago , which is accustomed to entertaining vast crowds , will be taxed to its utmost this week . Tu...

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CANADIAN SALT [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

CANADIAN SALT The inquiries of the Ontario Agricultural Commission have elicited some interesting information as to the product of Canadian salt , its quality and consumption . An American engaged as a salt manufacturer at Kincardine since 1871 , stated that he made about 10 , 000 tons . .. . ,- vr . — --- ~ ~* «»* AMi * i iittaeua iu 1 the * w Unitedi 3 ftitSs , the princi pal market being chiefly in Chicago , Milwaukee and other Western places . He also stated that most of the salt was used in pork-packing , and that it was preferred for this purpose by most of his Western customers to the English salt . What is used in Canada is so used , mainly for fertilizing purposes , and is sold there at $ 2 . 50 to $ 3 per ton . Another firm at Seaforth , Ont ., gave their yearly product as 70 , 000 to 75 , 000 barrels , marketed principall y in the United States and Canada . The pork-packers complained somewhat of a briny scum produced by the salt on the meat , but witness thought this was...

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CREMATE THE CHOLERA HOGS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880

CREMATE THE CHOLERA HOGS A few weeks ago the FABMEHS REVIEW translated from the French an account of the investigation of M . Pasteur into the causes of what is known as chicken cholera . The same gentleman has extended his researches so as to determine as nearly as possible the origin of anthrax , or splenic fever , and similar diseases that attack the larger domestic animals . He finds that earth worms perform an important part in disseminating this class of diseases . When an animal dies of anthrax , says M . Pasteur , it is quite often buried on the spot . The conditions of putrefaction prove fatal to the small parasitic organisms , or bacteridium , which is abundant in the blood at death . The gas given off causes it to break up into dead and harmless granulations . But before this can occur not a little of the blood and humors of the body have escaped into the ground about the carcasses , and here the parasite is in an aerated medium favorable to the formation of germs . These...

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