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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 16 September 1880
THE FARMERS REVIEW PUBLISHED WSSKLY BY THB dFattnet * IRebfeto ( ttempang . OFFICE , ROOMS aS &amp; no , LAKESIDE BUILDING . CHICAGO , ILL . Annual Subscription , • • $ 1 . 00 . B . F . 8 TBVHWS . ESQ ., 4 Trafalgar Square , Cnarlnp Cross , London , Is the authorized agent to receive subscriptions to the FARM BBS KKVIEW , in Great Britain snd Ireland . Annual subscription , postpaid , 8 a . ( 12 . 00 ) .
MIRROR TELEGRAPHY [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 16 September 1880
MIRROR TELEGRAPHY The use of the heliograph , which has become so common of late in the operations of the British armies in South Atrica and Afghanistan , seems likely to very largely supersede the telegraph by armies in the field . Fiel d telegraphy iormed an important feature ot the Franco-German campaign , but it is scarcely necessary to say that in the case of the usual telegraphic system , the amount of wire to be carried . the posts , etc ., entail a pretty formidable amount of weight for difficult transportation , not to mention the time , short as it seems , taken in setting up the posts—more important still is the necessity of keeping the route open . The heliograph , or mirror telegraph , consists merely of a ten inch mirror with a stand upon which it can swing either vertically or horizontally and a rod with a movable stud like the sight of a rifle . A clear spot is obtained in the center of the mirror through which the operator can look towards the point he desires to si...
INSURANCE ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 16 September 1880
INSURANCE ITEMS OVER INSURANCE IN MUIDAL INSDBANCE COMPANIES . —The extreme sensitiveness of a well-managed stock company on the subject of over-insurance , is rarely if ever , to be found in a mutual , and in the numerous cases where a party insured in a mutual concludes to change his policy and secure insurance in a stock company , the insurer is almost always struck by the anxiety ot the latter to have him make the amount of his policy low . Many a man formerly insured in a mutual company for $ 2 , 500 or $ 3 , 000 , is nowcarrying but $ 1 , 200 $ 1 , 500 in a stock company , and is regarded as fully insured . The extent of the expense incurred by the policy-holder in a mutual insurance company , owing to this common practice of over-insur-ance , is rarely considered . In a State for instance where a stock company will carry a good farm risk at $ 1 . 50 per * 100 for five years , the insurance on a $ 1 , 500 policy will cost the o wner $ 32 . 50 , or at tbe rate of $ 4 . 50 peran...
RAILROAD ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 16 September 1880
RAILROAD ITEMS THE Michigan Central Eailroad Company has begun the construction of an iron bridge across the St . Joseph river at Niles . It will span the river by the side of the wooden structure now in use , thus giving the company a double track across the stream . The cost will be in the neighborhood of $ 50 , 000 . THE annual report of the St . Paul . Minneapolis &amp; Manitoba Railway Company for the year end . ing June 80 , show gross earnings of $ 2 , 933 ,- 108 . 24 , an inceaFe over the previous year of $ 1 , 032 , 579 . 20 . or 53 3-10 per cent . The revenue from land and real estate sales and from interest ami charge bring the total receipts up to $ 3 , 530 , 681 . 58 . THE Illinois Central Railroad Company is cons . ructing an elaborate and extensive system of docks at th outside harbor , between South Water and Randolph streets , Chicago , that will tend to greatly relieve the overcrowded river . Quit « an extensive and . costly dock , north of Randolph street ...
Page 9 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 16 September 1880
Chas . Gossage 4-Co ., DRY GOODS RETAILERS CHICAGO . DRY COODS . CARPETING . UPHOLSTERY . FINE SHOES Fill all Mail Orders Subject to Approval I Send for Samples . , . $ 5 , 000 , 000 . The American Shoe Tip Co WAUHANT TUBIB A-STCO JJ KLACK I IP ¦ That ls now so extensively worn on CHILDRENS SHOES TO WEAB AS LONO AS THE METAL WTiieli was Introduced by them , ami by which tho above amount lias been saved to parents annually . This Black Tip will nave still more , as besides being worn on ttie coarser grade * it is worn on Aue and coxSly shoes where the Metal Tip on account of its looks would not be used . They nil have our Trade Mark A . S . T . Co . stamped un front of Tip . Parents should ASK F 0 K SHOES with this BEAUTIFUL BLACK TIP on tbem when purchasing for tbelr children . . , . f ^ STOVE PIPE SHELF m AND UTENSIL STAND . SB ACiJEXTS irAXTMSD tot Hie tppiule 8102 ill 15 davp ., another g 3 N ill BllIVS , PlIlpillPiT 3 » 7 IPI I llilV . iloxiiiK and Fr 4 ii _ . il !•&gt;&...
Page 9 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 16 September 1880
NURSERY STOCK Lareent supply I PNIFOKM THRIFT ? VOUNG Stopslc , two aud three yearn old , ln the country . „ . » .,. „ .. „„ » , , j Standard Pearaa SPECIALTY . No old ¦ tork &lt; ut back , but all VOUNG and H VAITH V Al « o a large supply of Ornamental Stock of evory dexcriptfon . Nurnerymen and Dealers will consult their interest * by corresponding with us or Inspecting our Stock before purchasing . SMITHS &amp; POWKLL , HyrncuMW , N . Y . NEW HYDRAULIC RAM ! The onlj- Horizontal Bain made . Will do good work ou light fall . Send for circular . ISAAC B . MILLINGTON &amp; , CO , Chester , Pa . and ¦ B ! iap 3 T ^^ SMBi » Ecctai pilar p U 11 Q U O | Bp ^|*&amp; Hfc Inure BOXWIUKNp i ^^^ . ^ vS ^^ lHI CJlieai &gt; entnnd Bent . No mnfa ? J &amp;^— - ^ HHiislde fixtures , anil always M CHURN % 95 S ^ i ) HBretlpil ) tc . SIsMzes of each mVM ) m ^^^^ mm * lm \ t uv ^ e ** esr mite &gt; ,, itl nsetl , CORNISH , S CUKTI 8 , Kort Atk...
LITERARY [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 16 September 1880
LITERARY THE LAPSE OF SUMMER . Fair days or Summer , lapsing by On Time s swift , airy wing , Your waning moments , as they fly , O er us their halo fling . Gay season , glorious Summer s reign , Crowned with thy ripened graceBright months , when tender Love s refrain Echoes through charmed space ! The purple songster s requiem Thrills softly Summer s air , Tls meet that brighter hopes begem These gala days so rare . The alr teems with low Insect hum , When dies Summer s last day , While faintest shades the skies illume , Fleckd by you cloudlets gray . Bright Summer-time , thy tender wiles Throw o er us deepest spell ; Fair season , to thy lovely smiles Tls sad to say farewell . Glad months , unto us ever kind , Your absence we deplora—Mid fading flow rs must sit resigned , Since your sweet reign is o er . Fair Summer makes her dying plaints , And gently fades away ; Sweet Summer , with her mingled scents , Is hasting to decay ! • Tisgone ! The Summer-days are done ! Pale Autumn tin...
HORACE McLEAN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 16 September 1880
HORACE McLEAN From . Cassell s Family Magazine . ( Continued from page 171 . ) I left my father s house on the night of the funeral—a penniless man , without a situation . But so anxious was I to obey my poor father s last behest , that a few days later I wrote to my brother , beseeching him to put me in a position to study for the bar , and promising never to ask him for a penny beyond the expense of my legal education . His answer was a refusal , couched in offensive terms , bidding me go back to the calling which I had chosen , and for which I was best fitted , and advising me to take again the assumed name vinder wnich . 1 had had the good sense , as he said , to hide my disgrace . Young man , I was obliged to go back to that calling or to starve . I had lost my character amongst my friends—or rather , I had been robbed of it by my brother s I misrepresentations — and no one would I help me to obtain other occupation . The I rest of my history is soon told . I married an actress...
Page 11 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 16 September 1880
^ SSL PARLOR PICTURES . &amp;&amp; ( HOT CHEAP CHROMOS , BUT WORKS OF REAL MERIT . ) • WIT-EEC THE FARMERS REVIEW . FREE OF CASH COST * t 0 all who send the names of 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 $ 2 . 00 to $ 3 . 00 Per Copy . To Present Subscribers :- * Toanypresent subscriber sending us Two SUBSCRIPTIONS and Two DOLLARS , we will send FREE , POST-PAID , any one of the beautiful premium Engravings below described , or for THREE SUBSCRIPTIONS and THREE DOLLARS , we will send A PAIR ( any two ) of the Engravings . To Renewing Subscribers : —To any person renewing for a year from expiration of present subscription , and sending ONE NKW SUBSCRIPTION besides their own , with Two DOLLARS , we will send any one picture FREE , or for Two NEW SUBSCRIPTIONS with their own and T...
THE GREAT ST . LOUIS POMOLOGICAL EXHIBITION . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 16 September 1880
THE GREAT ST . LOUIS POMOLOGICAL EXHIBITION . Pursuant to action at St . Louis last year , by which a temporary organization was had , called the Mississippi Valley Horticultural Society . It was resolved to hold a grand fair early in September of this year , and also a meeting composed of delegates and others from Horticultural societies , primarily in the great valley , whose northern and southern boundaries are the great lakes and the Gulf of Mexico , and the Alleghenies and the Rocky Mountains east and west , with hearty wishes for cooperation from every section of the country , from the Atlantic to the Pacific ocean . How well the invitation was accepted the premiums located from New York to San Diego , California , and from Florida to the northern lakes , will show . The fair opened on September 7 , and closed on Saturday , in the great hall of the Merchant s Exchange , St . Louis , and was handsomely attended daily . The premium list reached $ 3 , 000 , in sums from $ 200 dow...
OUR FAIRS . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 16 September 1880
OUR FAIRS . IOWA STATE FAIR . The impetus given to the meetings of the Iowa State Board of Agriculture by the successful issue of last year s fair , gave increased confidence to the exhibitors , in the ability of the association to fill its promises to the letter , and encouragement to the sight-seers , which culminated last week in the most successful fair held in the State , both in quantity and excellence of displays , as well as in enormous attendance . The magnificent grounds provided at the State capital have been greatly improved , some structures of a substantial character have been erected and the wisdom of the choice of Des Moines as the most available point for holding the State Fair seems to be clearly demonstrated . The weather held good and fair during the whole week . The large throngs felt in the best of humor , thoroughly intent on • i ! sight-seeing and determined to investigate ah they could see . The cattle sheds were all filled , a number of noted herds being re...
NORTHERN OHIO FAIR [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 16 September 1880
NORTHERN OHIO FAIR Our limited space renders impossible more than a general mention of this fair . It was in all respects a more than ordinary success . Cold and threatening weather , with an occasional shower , kept many people away until Thursday , with milder temperature and occasional sunshine , when the people came pouring in from all quarters , till the fine grounds were literally covered . Friday was also a good day , and the officers were fully assured of sufficient receipts to considerably more than pay running expenses and premi ums . In cattle , sheep and swine , the show was but little , if any , inferior to that of the State fair ut Columbus . Fruit and farm product halls were well filled . Machinery hall was well filled and a feature of great attraction . The ladies crowded floral hall continually , and found much to interest them . There was a fine poultry show , contributed to by a large number of prominent breeders . In farm machinery the exhibition was first-class ...
ILLINOIS FAIR [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 16 September 1880
ILLINOIS FAIR This fair will begin at Springfield , September 27 and close October 2 . Secretary Fisher informs us that every preparation is being made to accommodate exhibitors and visitors . The early and numerous applications for space indicates that the exhibition will be larger in every department than last season , and , if possible , of better quality . The increased premiums have attracted the attention of the many new exhibitors . FBOFOUNDLV GRATEFUL TO GOD . I have been usine your Compound Oxygen Treatment , writes Judge S . L . Bryan , Qf Salem , III ., for nearly two months , and am pro foundly grateful to God and you for the beneBis drrived from its use . I have boen for more than thirty years a sufferer from nervous disorders . Overwork and sedentary habits as a college student brought me into difficulty . Later in life professional labors added dyspepsia to my nervous calamity , and I have been a great sufferer for many years . My sleep has been bad , and I have had m...
Page 13 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 16 September 1880
ENTERPRISE WIND MILL . Also the celebrated Climax V HHff RiiiliiR ana Walking Corn Cul- 1 IBP * ^ ttvaors . Enterprise Barb wire , Pumps , TapKs , etc . Write for WBtrW Catalogues Sandwich En- / Willi 1 terprlse Co ., Sandwich , nl . HfrHlW \ CHAS . KAESTNER &amp; CO ., m ^ m mm m mp * Manufacturers of SThe Kaestner Portable French Burr Stone FEED AND GRIST For Farq use and Slock Raiiert . also General 63 South Canal St ., CHICAGO . ( Send for Circular . ) JONES BINGHAMTON Pays the Freight , And still sells on trial 5-Ton Wagon Scales $ 60 , All Iron and steel . Sells on trial . No money asked till tested . All size scales at equally low prices . Korfree book , address P IONICS OF BINGHAMTON , MiiiKliaintoii , N . V . « p « NONPAREIL JT FARM &amp; FEED MILLS IfflHKgS ; The Cheapest and Best . ^ SBuHK ^ WiA Crush and Grind Any thing . JHUHt Illustrated Cal ill Of uc KUKK . 5 ^ lBiir i k 11 Inn L . J . MILLER , Cincinnati , 0 .
Page 13 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 16 September 1880
STATEMENT OP THE CONTINENTAL FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY , ioo &amp; 102 BROADWAY , - - NEW YORK , JULY 1 , 1880 . Cash Assets . - $ 3 , 605 , 598 . 42 RESERVE FOR RE-INSURANCE OF OUTSTANDING RISKS , 1 , 221 , 264 . 43 RESERVE REPRESENTING ALL OTHER CLAIMS AND UNDIVIDED PROFITS , - 224 , 672 . 06 CAPITAL ( PAID UP IN CASH ) , $ 1 , 000 , 000 . 00 UNALLOTTED SURPLUS ( RESERVED FOR CONTINGENCIES ) , 100 , 000 , 00 NET SURPLUS , - - - 1 , 059 , 661 . 93 Surplus as regards Policy-holders , $ 2 , 159 , 661 . 93 l N . B . — REMEMBER that the CONTINENTAL has com- / plied with the New York SURPLUS or G UARANTEE / RESERVE LAW , by which ITS DIVIDENDS TO ITS STOCK- / , ^ HOLDERS ARE LIMITED while the surplus profits / ^ thus obtained go to form an ENORMOUS RESERVE / ( already amounting to very nearly ONE / J // fi ^^^ MILLION DOLLARS ) . • Of this RESERVE one- / ^^/ A W / half ( deposited with the State authorities ) / 6 ^** JAW / is devoted to the protection of policy-holders / ^ fafjpW j...
THE HOME [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 16 September 1880
THE HOME THE LOST CHORD . Seated one day at the organ , 1 was weary and HI at ease ; And my fingers wandered idly Over the noisy keys . I know not what I was playing . Or what I was dreaming then ; But I struck one chord of Music , Like the sound of a great A men . it flooded the crimson twilight , Like the close of an augers psalm ; And it lay on my fevered spirit With a touch of lnflnltecalm . It quieted pain and sorrow , Like love overcoming strife ; It seemed the harmonious echo From our discordant life . It linked all perplexed meanings Into one perfect peace , And trembled away Into silence As if It were loth to cease . I have sought , but I seek It vainly , That one lost chord divine , That came from the soul of the organ And entered into mine . It may be that Death s bright angel Will speak hi that chord again ; It may be that only in heaven I shall hear that grand Amen . ADELAIDE 1 UOOTOR HOME ADORNMENT Upholstery of home make is used so much now , that a few hints as to it...