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Let Our Girls Be Included [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 20 August 1898
Let Our Girls Be Included William Rankin Good , a 17-year-oia high school boy of Cincinnati , has conceived the idea of having the boys and girls of the American public schools contribute a fund for the building of a ship to replace the ill-fated Maine . He has written the President about his plan , and in return received the following letter : EXECUTIVE MANSION , WASHINGTON , Aug . a . 1 S 98 . To Master W . Rankin Good . Cincinnati , Ohio . My Dear Sir : —The circular which you have presented outlining your plan for raising a fund with which to build ami present to the government a battle ship has greatly interested me . Love of country and devotion to the Hag were never more conspicuous in America than they are to-day , and I am sure out boys and girls will deem it a privilege to be numbered among the contributors to this patriotic undertaking . Very sincerely yours , WILLIAM MKINLEY . Master Good has addressed a letter to his school-fellows throughout the land in which he says :...
Page 10 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 20 August 1898
NURSES How to become a trained nurse at home for private practice . Is taught by The Evarts Home Training School for Nurses LA PORTE CITY , IA . A 2-cent stamp brings particulars , American Flag Beautifully printed In two colors at one Impression—just the thi jjg for your stationery . Only 10 cents lor sample with pad inked ready for use Agents Wanted ; address The Union Dispatch , Tipton , Ind . ¦ There are golden opportunities for ItjJ rt fruitgrowers , dairymen , poultryII men , stockbreeders and farmers in all lines in Washington , T i . L . Oregon , Idaho , Montana . T CVt tuft Send one dollar for year s I VI liiv jubseriptton to Ranch HI l » l __ i . | and Eansse , and get lMt &gt; W lflfftSt I most reliable informa- * ¦ * ¦¦ v * * Mon about this itreat rich new country . Address , Seattle , Wash . The Local Paper Srt / , 5 S £ ¦ everybody . We reed the local papers In thou ands of cities and towns covering every H ate and territory and the Dominion of Canada . Clippin...
Oar Boys and Girls [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 20 August 1898
Oar Boys and Girls The Dog Under the Wagon Come , wife , said good okl Farmer Gray , Put on your things , tis market day , And well he off to the nearest town , There and back ere the sun goes down . - 4 not ? No , well leave old Spot behind , Wit Spot he barked and Spot he whined , And soon made up his doggish mind , To follow under the wagon . Away they -went at a good round pace , And joy came into the farmer s lace , Poor Spot , said he , did want to come , But I m awful glad he s left at home—Hell guard the barn , and guard the cot , And keep the cattle out of the lot . I m not so sure of that , thought Spot , The dog under the wagon . The farmer ail his produce sold And got his pay in yellow gold ; Home through the lonely forest . Hark ! A robber springs from behind a tree ; Your money or else your life , says he , The moon was up , but he didnt see The dog under the wagon . Spot ne er barked and Spot ne er whined ; But quickly caught the thief behind ; He dragged him down in ...
Ikey ' s Prize Watermelon [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 20 August 1898
Ikey s Prize Watermelon By J . L . Harbour . Ilcey Schwackenhammer , one of the drollest boys I ever knew , was about fifteen years old the summer he worked on my father s farm with my brother Jerry and me . He was short and . fat , with a round , puffy face and a perpetual grin of good humor . I never saw him angry but once or twice , and then he seemed drollsi * th &amp; ti Gvsr He had often said , Yoost you vait unilfll yoti see me mit my mad up vonce ! I guess you vill dink I vas not always so shentle as vat I am sometimes already ! The first time I saw him in direful wrath was one evening when he was Milking Old Muley , a cow of most uncer- • . ain temper . Just when the pail was full ihe gave a kick that sent Ikey sprawlng , and drenched him from head to foot with milk . Then Ikey s mad vas up . He seized Old Muley by the tail , and away they went around the barn-yard in a mad race , the cow bellowing and Ikey shouting furiously , I vill show you , maam , who you vas k...
14 FILLING yV / T 0 HfLI > [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 20 August 1898
14 FILLING yV / T 0 HfLI &gt; Securing freedom from the grip of catarrh makes loyal friends for the liberator . Pe-ru-na has ^ - been making M friends of this ||| 5 kind for many jjjlf . years . It cures lUJ ^ catarrh wher- | Hfc ever located . || W Mrs . R . Eades , K of 35 TwentyW eighth St ., De01 tne tnou , ., one many - sand of Pe-ru-na s friends . This is what sho says to Dr . Hartman : We have used your Pe-ru-na with the most remarkable results and would not be without it . We have always recommended it to our friends . A few years ago I purchased a bottle of your Pe-ru-na and after seeing its results , recommended it to my grocer who was troubled with dyspepsia , the curing of which induced her to sell it in her store . She has sold large amounts of it . My daughter has just been cured of jaundice with Pe-ru-na . My pen would grow weary were I to begin to tell you of the numerous cures Pe-ru-na has effected in our immediate vicinity within the last couple of years . ...
Page 11 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 20 August 1898
*&lt; 9 * J ^ T || P ^ seem to grow on the woodwork ^ $ w * ^ aS ^^ X aD 0 Ut the house . They come easily and \^ Jfe , ^ M ^ they stick , too—unless you get rid of them with ^ H ^ WfiOffiitfF ^ I gU DUOl Powder ^ &gt; 8 l ( k . THE N . K , FAIRBANK COMPANY , &gt; fL tf * * «^ 1 y | pK ^ Chicago . 8 t • Lou &amp; adel N S ^ York ¦ ^ X ^ H ^^ Lr ^
The Markets [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 20 August 1898
The Markets Live Stock Market Cattle quotationswere-as follows : Fancy native steers , 15008 ) 1700 lUs . * 3 . ( j O @ i &gt; . ia Choice to extra steers , 13 OO @ 150 O lbs 5 . 4 Wo . 60 Good to choice steers , 12 W 150 O lbs B . 20 «!« . oO Fat , plain steers , 1 » C «« 500 lbs ... S . 10 @ 5 . JO Fat . handy steers , 1000 @ 1150 lbs ... «* 5 . 1 &amp; Common butcher steers i-- &gt;\ , S Good to choice cows and heifers .. 3 . IMM . 90 Fair to good cows and heifers .... 3 . lD @ i . 5 U Medium cows ; K Poor to good canning cows ........ . fWf-w Stockers and feeders , COOS / 1100 lbs . 3 . 85 @ 4 . &amp;&gt; Native veal calves , 100 @ 400 JB ... 4 . 00 ® i . 0 O TTvnnrt hulls ,. iAWVi . Al Fee P ding and bologna bulls »@» 0 Wisconsin Cattle- i ISIJKMO • Best cows tmmZ Fair to good cows fSW Canning cows £ «* » Heifels ... 3 . U 0 W 4 . 0 O S * n !! ••• ,. . ::::. . . . ^© M Jr . * 4 . OO 07 . OO Stockers ( 500 to ™; lbs ) 3 . 35 | 4 . 25 Feede...
OUR WEEKLY REVIEW [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 20 August 1898
OUR WEEKLY REVIEW Receipts To-day 8 , 500 Cattle , 24 , 000 Hogs , 16 , 000 Sheep Cattle Market Strong , to 10 c Higher Hog Market 10 to 15 c Lower Than Yesterday Morning Sheep Market Steady , Lambs 10 c Lower NOTICE TO OUR PATRONS —t We take pleasure in informing you that we have made arrangements for the handling of all live stock consigned to us at St . Joseph , Mo . The Missouri Live Stock Commission Co . will represent us there and will give the best of care to cattle , hogs or sheep consigned to us at that point . If you have anything you wish to market there just consign it direct to us and you may be sure it will be looked after in the best possible manner . They will get the full market value and remit promptly . CATTLE Thursday , Chicago , 111 ., Aug . 18 , 1898 . This week s cattle receipts will be 47 ,- 800 against 43 , 765 for the corresponding time last week . The total last week was 45 , 266 against 49 , 807 in 1897 and 52 , 339 in 1896 . The trade for the week has be...
Of Interest to Our Patrons [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 20 August 1898
Of Interest to Our Patrons Our Live Stock Exchange has been trying for years to abolish the terminal charge of $ 2 per car and to equalize rates to Chicago . The Illinois State Board of Railroad and Warehouse Commission wishes the railroads to take off this charge and to equalize rates from southern and central Illinois . The railroads now claim that shippers are satisfied with the terminal charge and present rates . We do not believe they are , and we want our patrons to speak direct to the only point from which relief can come . If you are not satisfied please fill this blank , cut it out and mail it to the Illinois Railroad and Warehouse Commission , Springfield , 111 . TO THE HONORABLE BOARD OF RAILROAD AND WAREHOUSE COMMISSIONERS , STATE OF ILLINOIS : I hereby protest against the $ 2 . 00 Terminal Charge now collected on stock shipped to Chicago , as being grossly unjust and discriminatory ; also against the unequal and excessive freight rates now charged from Southern and Cent...
Page 12 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 20 August 1898
BUB ^ JOSEPHAPAM &amp; • = aas * aa QEQHOE J . A 0 AM 3 . ^ A . W KITCMIIt , HN | I * W \ ., « 4 ti ADAMS SONS &amp; HITCH * , iiPi 1 I flBk J 0 N ESTABLISHED iseK l ^ WN , i | pr 1 l . f ^ tivE : S TOCK C OMMISSION ^ I ¦ UNI 6 N STOCK Y $ DS , CHICAGO , III 9 ., I Ml AND UNION S TOCK . fapos . SOUTH O MAHA , NEB , AND K ANSAS CrtV , MO * , s Ulllli
Page 13 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 20 August 1898
» /^ S « S 1 A f % ii BBC t A KEWWAY TO &lt; £ ^*^ % n RMEIiO ! i SELL YOUR GRAIN . JfiL ?« J ¦ ~ J I M &amp;^ M TNSTEAD of nelllng your grain at home ship It to us tKfyiC AHtffP Mr I 1 H nave middleman s profit . We have Saved V m . ¦ WVgjPP * *!^ Formers Thouaand . of Dalian . Why dont 1 fmmU &amp; *( t / JIS . YOTJtryltl Address tor full particulars , m / m HH ^ eAiiR ^ co * 84 ^^^ LjL * ****• / A- ^ Lf JP Tl . fa ** - , mmtmmmm \ i ^ : mm ^ M &gt; ^! iiL ^ ¦ ir * * 1 * * - — ¦ , ^ . *\
Page 13 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 20 August 1898
IBS - V-. CHC ® . 13 IHOMESEEKERS BS | I EXCURSIONS HII J ? OPDT f &gt; 1 These are tne days on which you can buy /• 3 . 3 tr I • O I very low-rate round-trip Excursion Tickets to /&amp; J ? SEPT 20 ( NEBRASKA and other p ° ints in the West - &lt; ft &lt; 2 ? , Jt \ Northwest and Southwest , good for 21 days . ^| 2 l OCT . 4 ( Stop on your way and see the GREAT TRANS- &lt; k £ , fif + T 1 Q 1 MISSISSIPP 1 EXPOSITION AT OMAHA . &lt; k •| , VV I ¦ JO I Ask your nearest railroad agent to make your &amp; «|) ticket read over the Burlington Route . You can get a handsome Ofi •| p illustrated pamphlet describing Nebraska , and another all about the 4 §&gt; fA Exposition ( both free ) , by writing to P . S . EUSTIS , General Passenger &lt;* ?&gt; Agent , C . B . &amp; Q . R . R ., Chicago , III . W g Go and look for a New Home in Nebraska , J 5 ? a prosperous country , where a farm can be jj J bought fo...
Chess [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 20 August 1898
Chess PROBLEM NO . ICO . By Dr . S . Gold . Especially for The Farm , ers Voice . Black , 8 pieces . i white , 7 pieces . 1 b 3 R 2 ; 3 R 4 ; 2 Q 1 p 1 b K ; r 3 k 3 ; r 8 p ; 8 ; s 2 P 1 P 2 ; 2 S 5 . . White to play and mate in three moves . QAME NO . 159 .-KIESERITZKI GAMBIT . • The following line game , played in Philadelphia , from a work hy W . P . Shipley and G . C . Reichhelm , entitled Chess in Philadelphia , reaches us via the American Chess Magazine . White . P . P . Randolph . Black , Charles Vezin . l P-K 4 P-K 4 14 Q-Q 4 ch K-Sl 2 P-KB 4 PxP 15 P : K 5 PxP 3 S-KB 3 P-KS 4 16 BxP R-R 3 4 P-KR 4 P-S 5 17 R-K 4 B-S 2 5 S-KS P-KR 4 ( a ) 18 S-S 5 BxB 6 B-B 4 S-KR 3 19 Q-K 4 ! R-S 2 7 P-Q 4 P-Q ? 20 KxB RxR 8 SxBP ( b ) SxS 21 SxR KxS 9 BxSch KxB 22 Q-R 7 ch K-Kl ( d ) 10 BxP B-R 3 23 Q-S 8 ch K-K 2 110-0 K-S 2 24 Q-K 6 ch IM 11 12 S-B 3 B-K 3 ( c ) 25 R-KBlch K-S 2 13 P-Q 5 B-B 2 26 Mate in three , ( e ) NOTES . ( a ) Formerly the fashion , but now liked less than B-S 2 or...
You Should Read It [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 20 August 1898
You Should Read It We should like to have every reading , thinking man in the United States possessed of a copy of Jay D . Millers booklet on Finance and Transportation , to which reference frequently lias been made in these pages . Here is what those who have read it say about it : Gov . H . g . Plngree— This publication treats in their true light questions that immediately concern the American people . Ex .-Gov . John P . Altgeld- This book should be read by every man in this country . The Medical World— An eye-opener to those who have heen loyally voting for and blindly trusting our public men . Homer S . Bradshaw— The most simple and -convincing demonstration of the subjects treated that I have ever seen . Henry George , Jr . — Admirable in style and substance . and worthy a careful reading and consideration by every citizen . T M . Conpropst , of Conpropst &amp; Company , Chicago— The position is sound and I commend it . Central City ( Neb . ) Democrat- The ablest work ...
DEAFNESS CANNOT BE CURED [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 20 August 1898
DEAFNESS CANNOT BE CURED by local applications , as they cannot reach the diseased portion of the ear . There is only one way to cure deafness , and that is by constitutional remedies . Deafness is caused by an inflamed condition of the mucous lining of the Eustachian Tube . When this tube gets inflamed you have a rumbling sound or imperfect hearing , and when it is entirely closed deafness is the result , and unless , the inflammation can be taken out and this tube restored to its normal condition , hearing will be destroyed forever ; nine cases out of ten are caused by catarrh , which is nothing but an inflamed condition of the mucous surfaces . We will give One Hundred Dollars for any case of Deafness ( caused by catarrh ) that cannot be cured by Hall s Catarrh Cure . Send for circulars , free . F . J . CHENEY &amp; CO ., Toledo , O . Sold by Druggists , 75 c . Hall s Family Pills are the best . Gov . Prank A . Briggs of North Dakota died at Bismarck Tuesday . Previous to...
A Seaweed Tail [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 20 August 1898
A Seaweed Tail A duck with a tail of growing seaweed in place of feathers is the latest local freak , says the San Francisco Chronicle . Close examination shows that on each of the main stems of the tail feathers instead of the natural barbs are pieces of the fine , slimy , dark-green seaweed commonly seen clinging to rocks along the coast . A professor of natural history says that when they are a few weeks old all birds of this species have delicate feathers , the main stems of which have minute cracks in them . The supposition is that the young bird must have taken refuge in a rock where the seaweed was thick and that the seed of the seaweed lodged in the small holes in the stems of the feathers and there fertilized and grew to the exclusion of the regular feathery growth . The grape vine needs a large amount of potash . This is why wood ashes are so valuable for them . Soap suds contain a considerable amount of potash entirely dissolved and in shape for immediate use , and grape ...