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THE RED RIVER VALLEY [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880
THE RED RIVER VALLEY The FARMEHS REVIEW is favored with the following notes of a trip from Minneapolis far up the valley of the Red River , by one of our occasional correspondents , who traveled with the special purpose of reporting the actual quality of the crops , the condition of the people , the character of the farm improvements , and , as far as possible , to judge of the business future of that wonderful country about which so many almost fabulous tales have been told . If our readers will take a late map of the country referred to , and will follow the route of our correspondent , we doubt not that most of them will gain a clearer idea of the great wheat center of the future than they have ever had before . The letter is one of exact truthfulness , and was not written in the interests of railroad companies or land agents . Our correspondent says : I left Minneapolis on the 27 th ult . via the main line of the St . Paul , Minneapolis and Manitoba Railroad , making my first st...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880
THE season has again arrived for the reporters and tourists to visit and write up the great wheat farms of Dalrymple and others , where reapers are counted by the hundred , engines and threshers by the score , and farm laborers by the thousands . It is all very nice reading ; it is grand , magnificent and all that , but what does it signify after all ? These letters simply excite a feeling of wonder because such enterprises are unusual . How much more beautiful is a region dotted with orchards , vineyards and groves of forest trees , with herds and flocks grazing in the open fields , and neat farm houses everywhere , the homes of happy families of intelligent , industrious and independent citizens , who render richer and more productive the lands they till , instead of impoverishing and robbing them !
THE CENSUS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880
THE CENSUS The monster work of the census bureau looms up as the figures come in to the office of the chief , Gen . Walker . Experts of the highest order were in charge of special departments . For instance , our special contributor , Mr . J . R . Dodge , formerly chief statistician of the department of agriculture , has charge of the agricultural department of the census ; of social statistics Geo . E . Waring has charge ; of education , Henry Randall Waite ; movement of the population , Henry Garnett ; produc-l I tion of cotton , Prof . E . W . Kilgard ; railroads , J . H . Goodspeed ; flre and marine insurance , Chas . E . Jcnney ; manufacture of iron , James M . Swank ; production of precious metals , Clarence King ; trees , covering forest wealth and lumbering industry , Prof . Charles E . Sargent ; manufacture of cotton , Edward Atkinson . Added to these are the following lesser branches of inquiry : Production of cereals , Prof . Wm . H . Brewer ; fishing industry , Prof . G ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880
£ READ ep i _ READ the Interesting Sheaf Items . 4 ^ READ about plowing land in the Fall . _ READ of lubricating spindles for axles . , 2 READ how to harvest rice corn . 5 READ when to kill shrubs and bushes . _ READ about barn weevils . © READ how to destroy Canada thistles . a READ . No . 31 of Garden series . g READ about putting new trees lu old or- • = chards . B . © READ the list of apples for . Southern Indiana . . READ how to care for dairy cows . © READ the benefits of artificial cooling . . 2 * READ the errors of butter makers . • £ j READ about sugar beets for cows . * READ how it pays to plant for honey . ** READ the instructive crop reports . tp READ the carefully prepared market reports g , READ thecolumn of news items . S READ No . 37 of Prof . Morrow s paper on * rt farm animals . • READ the way they grade wool in Boston . * p READ the brier livestock notes . ts READ what to do for an injured horse . to READ what to do forparalysis in swine . CO READ about caponizing...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880
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Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880
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INSURANCE ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880
INSURANCE ITEMS IN a recent number of the FABMEBS EBVIBW we referred to the fact that the dividends paid to stockholders in stock insurance companies were in very many cases taken from the interest on the companies investments of their capital and assets . In an article which appeared in the Review ( New York ) of July 29 ult ., we find that this has been the case in a very marked degree , during the six months ending July 1 , 1880 , when the half yearly statement of the companies doing business in the State of New York to the Superintendent of Inaurance of that State were made public . In a review of the returns thus presented , the Review calls attention to the fact that the dividends were earned entirely by the investments of the companies . In the same journal we find a very valuable table showing the increase and decrease of the surplus of the New York companies d uring the first six months of this year . The ten companies showing the largest increase are : Companies . Increase...
RAILROAD ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880
RAILROAD ITEMS FREIGHT FOR FAIRS . —JameB Smith , general freight agent of the Chicago and Alton railroad , has issued the following notice to the pun 0- . „ ..., Freight for exhibition at Illinois State fair , to be held at Springfield , Sept . 27 to Oct , 2 , inclusive , will b « charged tariff rates one way . Agents will collect charges , and bill prepaid , at tariff rate , from all stations on the line within this State , to Springfield , and return free from that station to point on this line where it originally started from , upon presentation of certificate stamped by the secretary on the ground , showing the same to have been on exhibition , and that there has been no change in ownership . If such certificate is not presented , the agent will bill at tariff rates . Same rule as above applies for the St . Louis fair from all stations in Illinois and Missouri , agents collecting charges and billing prepaid to EastSt . Louis or Mexico only ; alsoon freight faora all stations in...
Page 9 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880
GLENDALE FEMALE COLLEGE . Tbe Twenty-Seventh Collegiate Tear ot this well known and established institution will commence TnduaillO UavUllllO niV » , tlva * edassoclates . will continue to conduct the Musical Department . For Catalogues and Information , address , as heretofore , tbeTresldent , 1 Rev . i . D . POTTER . D . D ., Glendaie , Ohio . ifAwsofLaiuisi This land Is of Rood quality and would make a ¦ rood farm . It islu uutfroken condition , and is not fenced or improved . It adjoins good farms-It Is neii-ralli-oarf depot of Blairsbiirtf , Hamilton Co ., Iowa Hon . G . M . Blair , of above place , has a good Ki next to tills land . 1 refer Inquirers to him for information . I will sell for -1 , 501 * . o ; i easy terms . A W ILLIAMS . Lakeside Building , Chicago , II ) . # STOVE PIPE SHELF AND UTENSIL STAND . ACtEXTS WANTED lor 111 .- tn housekeeper * . Agents meet witli made 8102 in 15 davs , another (( 3 * 1 in 2 davs , anellier 8 * 7 in 1 &lt; luy . Iloxln ); anil ...
LITERARY . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880
LITERARY . PUNCTUATION . I 1 Y lt . KEMPrlllLlI . In early life all love and play We scarcely know our stops Hut mSfce our free and guileless way With heedless runs ami hops . A little later on we find The value of a pause—Coinmas . andgravercoloiis ; bind Our steps to measured laws : Notes of interrogation rise * . And oh ! the admiration . When we behold some dear ones ey s , And yield fond exclamation ! [ Then brackets come , and seem to bind Us iu a loving sentence ] ( Till something parenthetical Gives reason for repentance . ) Oil ! Punctuate your lives that so You wear not out too fast : The e is a point we all shall know , — Tlie full-stoi ) comes at last .
HORACE McLEAN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880
HORACE McLEAN From Gassells Family Magazine . ( Continued from page 107 . ) CHAPTER X . She means the stars , proudly interpreted the father . You never did hear such fancies as she has , sir . She s not like other children , poor little thing ! and cant run about and play since she broke her back , about eighteen months ago . But , bless you , it seems as if the Almighty wanted to make it up to her by lettia her hear and see things as no one else sees and hears . Why , there isnt a thing in natur , if youll believe me , as hasnt something to say to her . The wind sighing and moaning , and the rain peltin against the winders , and the trees and rivers , and the green waving grass—they re all at it with their queer whisperin ways . Let s see , i what was it them two big elms was sayin to you t other day , Aggie ? • Hush , father , please . Dont lets tell I him about it , begged Aggie , shyly shrinking from revealing to a stranger the fanci-1 ful conceptions which she confided sol rea...
Page 11 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880
am # ¦ I The lives of Garfleld and II _ .. L . pp 1 ri Arthnr . and Hancock and l-QrTIQin English offic i ally en11 U I 11 U I U ¦ ( ionea . 500 pages , 25 IIVMI IIWIMI lustratlous each . No - time to lose . Send $ 1 for 11 I outfit of both books . E n - U / inflAnV eraettc agents wanted . n-nlll . lll . K Address . H . N . Hlnck ley . IIUIIUUUIll g 2 S . Canal 8 t . Chlcago . Ill . ¦? *¦ We rend on 30 Days Trial our HBS ^ UkSn ELECTRO-VOLTAIC BEL 1 S , BAHD 3 , lj ~ P ^| i ~^ rTV ~ riJ Suspensories , Trusses , mid other apIIB |~ ffllffA ~ Mpliancei , to those HUfferiijg from Kill ! f llJMN ervoua Debility , Weaknebsea , or Nil I ilAl I Lo , t Vitality from any cause ; or to ifltaeflHpAmj those afflicted with Rheumatism , ¦ BB ~ »] ViVflM Paralysis , Dyspepsia , Liver or KidBB ~ UU * Uatfli ney troubles , etc ., etc . ; or Ruptures . Sneedy cores guaranteed . Our Illustrated Pamphlet Free . A ^ , lr /»» VQl , T « I « 1 W « T . T-rO .. TO « r « h «| - . MIctl . HAHNEMANN Medical Coll...
THE HOME . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880
THE HOME . ALPHABETICAL HEALTH RULES . The following simple rules are published for general circulation by the Ladies Sanitary Association of London : As soon as you are up , shake blankets and sheet ; Better be without slices , than sit with wet feet ; Children if healthy , are active , not still ; Damp beds and damp clothes will both make you Hi ; Eat slowly , and always chew your food well ; Freshen the air in your house where you dwell ; Garments must never be made too tight ; Homes will be healthy lf airy and light ; If you wish to be well , as you do , I ve no doubt , Just open the windows before you go out ; Keep your rooms always tidy and clean , Let dust on the furniture never be seen ; Much illness ls caused by tlie want of pure air ; Now to open your windows be ever your care . Old rags aud old rubbish should never be kept ; People should see that their floors are well swept ; Quick movements in children are healthy and right ; Remember the young can not thrive without li...
FOR YOUNG READERS . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880
FOR YOUNG READERS . PUZZLES AND CONUNDRUMS . According to our promise in last weeks issue , we give the answers to puzzles in No . 4 ( July 22 ) . To A . Word square . Cape Asia Pier Earn To B . Geographical puzzle . S a L e m V o L g a B e L a t M i L a * n M a IJ l u To . C . Cross-word enigma . Gladstone—Garibaldi . To D . 1 (! 9 10 11 2 8 12 7 19 13 18 14 5 17 16 15 3 4 Those sending correct answers are as follows : To A . To B . Mrs . P . S . Murray , Vandyne , Wis . To C . Mrs . F . S . Murray . To D . Mrs . P . S . Murray , and C . H . Storey , Vinton , Iowa . Albert G . Morrison , Barnard , Kan ., sends correct answers to A , C , D and E puzzles in FARMERS REVIEW , July 1 . His answers were sent July 19 , and consequently came too late for publication in REVIEW of July 22 . THE MISSION OF A FLOWER . BY EBEN E . REXFORD . I dont see what good I can ever do in the world , said Joe , with a little sigh . If I wasnt lame , now ! but I am , and that settles it . I can live , and ...
MISCELLANEOUS , [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880
MISCELLANEOUS , HEALTH . COMMERCIAL , INDUSTRIAL , INDIVIDUAL—SHIP CANAL . The life blood of a nation consists of its commercial relations , ancl by this is meant exchange of all productions . The more extended these productions , and the means of exchange , the greater the prosperity of the country . In the great West and Northwest , containing immense rich prairies , which grow yearly millions of bushels of grain , nearly all interests depend on the success of our farming population , and in order that this large element of society may be prosperous , easy and cheap transportation for their products must be afforded . The monthly receipts of grain in the city of Chicago alone are over ten millions of bushels . The large facilities afforded by the complete systems of railroads and lake transportation lines , makes the delivery of these receipts , wherever desired , an easy matter at the present time , but the increase of this trade in the future promises to be even greater than in ...
Page 15 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 19 August 1880
INSURANCE AGAINST FIRE AND LIGHTNING &lt; n &gt;~^ *— IS THE ONLY COMPANY FOR FARMERS g INSURE WHY ? ? ^ g &gt; ^ - ^} e in the United States CONTINENTAL , is one of the OLDEST , STRONGEST and BEST MANAGED companies 1 st . The 2 d 3 d CONTINENTAL ADJUSTS its losses FAIRLY and PAYS them promptly , without any wrangling about it The The CONTINENTAL has adjusted and paid in losses to the FARMERS in the NORTHWEST ALONE over $ 1 , 600 , 000 in the 4 tVi . Theas Fire . last ten years CQNTT ^ JTSNfT . A ^ L ins-wyes against damage to buildings on LIVE STOPIC I . TCVHTKI- * - * --- as tiip . l The The The gives you the choice of paying Cash or selecting either of our Credit plan- * 5 th CONTINENTAL thus enables you to save yourself from disaster on the easiest possible terms . will cancel your policy at any time by your paying the usual short rates for the time 6 th CONTINENTAL 7 th CONTINENTAL the policy has run 8 th . The CONTINENTAL does business under the law kno...