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LIVE STOCK [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 October 1909
LIVE STOCK w pBTERMINB THE AGE OF SHEEP Generally speaking , fine wool sheep live . .. than medium or coarse wool sheep . c 8 | inc wool sheep have been used sucLi- llv a * breeders as many as eight ** ,. while thc coarse wool usually end ^ ir pcriotl of usefulness in six years , The lamb , as compared with the sheep , ls a &lt; liort , small head , and its teeth are nailer in every way . The wool of the i &lt; h _ . p is dark and corrugated , while at of thc lamb is smooth and white . By i _ time the lamb is six weeks old four j , s of incisors are found on the lower dit jaw . By the time the lamb is ten fourteen months old the central pair SHEEP PASTURED ON SHORT GRASS GENERALLY WEAR THEIR TEETH SHORT . EVEN IN OLD AGE I .-mail incisor teeth are replaced by a lir almost twice as wide and much ngit than those at either side . After ; &gt; thcr year , or when the sheep is two ars old , it gets a second pair of large i ah . When it is three years old another u...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 October 1909
FREE CEMENT BOOK This book contains 160 pages and 150 illustrations , showing how cement may be used on the farm . Best book out . It will be sent free and prepaid . No money . Just your name and address to Atlas Portland Cement Co ., Dept . 128 , No . 30 Proad street , New York City . Mention this paper . Write today . Don t fail to see . • uller &amp; Johnson s pump engine display at the State Fair , Springfield , Ills . meal did not decrease thc total amount of other feeds consumed , but acted as a stimulant to the appetite . Steers fed on clover hay will not only consume more roughage , but also more grain than those fed on timothy hay , if both grain and rc-ughage are fed according to appetite . The advantages in the use of clover hay instead of timothy are : An improvement in appetite , condition of digestive system and appearance of coat , more rapid and cheaper gain , less feed required to produce a pound of gain , a higher finish , a greater market value and a large...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 October 1909
^^^ j ^ Lmm ^ Repeating Shotgun ^^ xM- f ^_ B _______ L ^ S ______ , ffSffi ^ B Can Not Clog ( hSfcl * Vf ^ HNT ^ ^^^ H When a shell is discharged the inertia ^ r ^ B \\ JT ^^ a Wma block is immediately unlocked by the liar \\ I I aa recoil , and by a backward motion of the 11 II slide handle the discharged shell is drawn out of the chamber ; at the ¦ fl same time the loaded shell leaves the magazine and goes onto the lifter . By this exclusive feature the shooter may fire six times in succession as fast as he can work the slide handle , POSITIVELY WITHOUT CLOGGING An hour behind the traps with a Stevens will prove our claim emphatically . Ask your dealer and insist on Send five cents in stamps for our STEVENS . If you cannot obtain , latest catalogue , giving complete we will ship direct , express prepaid , description of our No . 520 repeatupon receipt of catalogue price . ing shotgun . AU about hunting and shooting game in Dan Beard s book Gum and Gunning . sent postpaid for 20 e...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 October 1909
PROOFING fied that Congo ii the longest waning XXTE OFFER to the consumer the bat Ready Roofing proposition on the market to-day . We don t nuke Congo jurt to ^ 11 to . floating kind of trade and then forget about you . __ . _ . We make Congo to wear— ^^ , . to give M f nine toiy service * trade , but your good win . ready roofing on the market that we hire made rang-ments with the National Surety Conj P My » »* » Omiantee Bond with «*&gt;»&gt;*« * f Conge . The , e hma cc * » mone 3 r » kut *** * not a cent to the cost of Congo to you . Before the National Surety Company would . assume this responsibility , they convinced themselva beyond i reasonable doubt that Congo would do all we claimed for it . And there Wt anMher R &lt; ady Roofij ) g Qn ^ „„]« , t ( wlay A ^ arimi , Iike y ^ tta r ^^ ^ think ^ a | w &gt; fing , n whkh the manufacturers show such confidence is worth investigating ? Send us your name and address and we will mail you a Congo sam...
THE FARM VETERINARY [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 October 1909
THE FARM VETERINARY BOO CHOLERA By Dr . M . H . Reyaoldt \ mild , suppressed cough and reddened r ,,,.,, 11 . 11 skin over the belly and flanks ¦ u , ua ] ly the tirst indications of the ¦ C l . ra . tiillowcd by constipation , which - , iMia lly overlooked , and later diarrhea . villi , stage the discharge resembles thin , \|; mud with bran . In some cases the . jliul lies before the owner knows that AU- really sick , then again the sickness ., „„ -,. „ n the chronic order , and lasts 1 * eral weeks but the animal may eventual lv recover . \ |„ ,-t mortem examination for our ,- union hog cholera swine plagues shows • K di-colored skin on the belly , small . , 1 ( iols iii the fat under the skin and :.-lamination of the lungs . Portions of ¦ \ . lungs are sometimes hard and nearly ; ur color . Then again there is a great , ; i ; , i „ i pus in the lung cavity . Ulcers „ : - . ., mud in the intestines , especially Abie the large and small intestines conThis is a contagious disease , ...
THE : FARMER'S : LAWYER [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 October 1909
THE : FARMERS : LAWYER RENTING A FARM bie greater risk is always on the landb side in the rental of property , for reason that he is putting his property 1 the possession and care of another , 1 that other is not infrequently a perf doubtful utility . These rules and obiis may well be observed : bu-l to no verbal lease . Let it be in ¦ &gt;• -igncd and sealed . Its stipulas then become commands and can be reed . Let it be signed in duplicate , &lt;&gt;; i . each party may have , one a copy , 1 tiler the original . ;| - n such covenants as to repairs , oner of use and in restraint of waste b circumstances call for . As to par- ; T stipulations , examine leases drawn Ly those who have had long experience in renting farms , and adopt such as meet your case . There should lie covenants against assignment and under or stib-letting . If the tenant is not financially responsible , make the rent pa . able in installnieius . A covenant that the crop- shall remain the ...
Page 9 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 October 1909
•* t * v * ^^^^ m m r mWMaaaaMr ~^ ^ ar ^^^ E _ V p IGS FOR SALE • ¦ Mv e iiiSme flne &gt; tM Moodi Pol * no Chinas ,- - •» • RirVs w .-and I will sella .. * at BARGAIN i vnn m Is 1 , ke tbe DUn &lt;* ibomi here . 4 months 1 en ,., it ^ . v _ 5 ? ve « or $ 12 . 00 each , or three , a boar and • ,., , ; »» . « . They are smooth , raneey stock . i . i- k . f ^ and •» trom dams and sires which » fsn . nn „ rt # 0 n ] y $ , 2 ^ while they i „ t . n P n EDM UND 8 . CHAPMAN r D . No . 2 , LAKE QENEVA , WISCONSIN
Page 9 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 October 1909
^ HHI B ^ HW This is our [ SlgMi CEMENT BOOK Just Published FREE To Every Farmer We want every farmer and cement worker to send for this new edition of our Cement Book , Concrete Construction about the Home and on the Farm . It is larger and better than any previous edition , and it describes and illustrates many new ways of using concrete . There are 160 pages and over 150 illustrations . The directions for making cement structures are given in plain language that everyone can understand , with tables showing the exact I amount of material required for the work ^^^^^ \ \ in hand . mmK ^^ S ^*^ me Send for this book now and get the benefit _^ P ^^ r ^( i _^ SSf ___ jC ^__ ^ of many new idea * for this year s work . ___ rx _ 9 k ________|______ S __ K _^__ . When you build , do not forget __^_ gB _ ffl ! i ^^_ W ? i e 5 a \ m that ATLAS Portland Cement makes # ^ K _ fl |___ l |^_ M ___^( m the best concrete and that the U . S . | V ^^^^^^^ Lv * W Government bought ATLAS for the B lt ...
xmm POULTRY mm [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 October 1909
xmm POULTRY mm TESTS BETWEEN THOROUGHBREDS AND MONGRELS The West Virginia Experiment Station reports the following summary of an interesting experiment : 1 . Fifty White Leghorns were compared with fifty mongrels for one year as to cost of food and egg production , ordinary care and attention being given them such as they would receive on the average farm . 2 . In addition to skim milk used to moisten the mash , the Leghorns consumed 61 pounds of food , costing 85 . 3 cents , and the mongrels consumed 66 . 8 pounds of the same materials , costing 92 . 1 cents . 3 . During the year the Leghorns laid 116 . 5 eggs , worth $ 2 . 24 per hen , and the mongrels 96 . 1 eggs , worth $ 1 . 78 per hen . 4 . The Leghorns gave a profit over BARRED PLYMOUTH ROCKS —THE JONESES OF CHICKENDOM the cost of food of $ 1 . 39 , and the mongrels a profit of 86 cents . 5 . Thc mongiels gained in weight one pound per head more than the Leghorns . If this increase in weight is taken into consideration , then...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 October 1909
FREE SAMPLES We want our readers to send fbr | r samples of thc new Wall Board , w takes thc place of plaster in all kimlbuildings . It is about the best thins l : i ,, ; has conic to our notice in many a ! It is very durable , and very clic «| i : u : ; easily applied . Send your name ami : l dress today—no money—and fra !&gt; » and samples will be sent to you . . VM - Mastic Wall Hoard &amp; Roofing Co ., ^ Third St ., Cincinnati , Ohio . Mi this paper . See their advertisement * where . Investigate this . —The 1 Ir .
Page 10 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 October 1909
IfeS Newest Designs MSjjH Latest Models Lowest Prices ¦ Wi All Shown in Our New Book of Stoves KflB ^^ Are you going to buy a steel range this fall ? Do you need Bl ^ iSHr a eo ° k stove , a hard coal base burner , an air-tight heater , an HSB 9 HI oak stove , a laundry stove ? Do you want an oil or a gasoline UJH &amp; Hi stove , an oil heater , a gas range . Are you building or about ESfjflUSS to build a new home and in need of a heating plant—a steam W flAWMB gi er hot water boiler or a high grade furnace ? Dont spend a LSHH-I cent * or any k ° * stove dont let a contract for a heating BBSKSTT ^ plant of any description until you have written a postal card SsSSSS for our Free Book of Stoves , Ranges and Heating Plants . BBJffHH Largest assortment , finest qualities , lowest prices for good __ a ___ i __ v ___ Di _____ i _ H -e _ Sj-P * gualitien . We are the largest retailers of good stoves , ranges ^ B ? 9 S __ P 3 S « . ©_ &gt; aD ( * heating plants in the world...
CREAM SEPARATORS [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 October 1909
CREAM SEPARATORS Thc ordinary farmer has no expert krowledge of cream separators , but knows in a general way that they arc P . ogrcssive and beneficial from thc fact that their use is growing continuously , especially among the up-to-date dairymen over the country . He naturally sees a great many advertisements . When anything is a success and profitable there are sure to be imitators and others , who are seeking in some way or another to secure a portion of the profits . They arc not stopping to consider whether they have the best machines , whether they can do what the best machines can do , but determine to secure profits , if not one way , then another . They hold out false inducements , alluring prices , and clairr . for the machines things that they can not fulfill ; but the ordinary farmer does not know the truths or falsities of these claims , and how he is to discriminate surrounded by these conditions . This is the situation of a ¦ great many men who would like to buy a s...
Page 11 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 October 1909
f s = t s ^ mptoof f PAGE FENCE-FREE ! . -ond joo an actual sample of Page *** us Wire F . r . ce and our valuable QuarWoven y &gt; inrj catalog Free . Bee the real ter ^ W ^ xiSne the method of weav . Ve , t » r iK L Aortal Page Knot-tile Knot M ^ Teomotnftniy the many styles MftSf Knce and the Panorama of He- • JETSiwUig extreme tests which thi . F ^ u Fence withstands . Bead how , ln , ple SSat mills and factories , we put , etasJEtf ? ( emtio strengthsnddurability flfriohCarbon , BMIO OpenHearth Steel S- re fiaiSwha . this means In economy . s ^ lttedV ^ S . &lt;_&lt;&gt; ve-i-mTOt ^ standard . b Sitv Approved by a million farmers . ESfer ^ t ^ ^^ S ^ 06 ajra W ° ™^ r « Sfr . ISHIMER Farm Fence High carbon , tempered steel spring wire keeps fence tight . Handsome , durable ; requires only half tbe nsnal number of posts . We make fence for every need . Attractive Catalogue now ready . Contains valuable information . Mailed on request . Sprlat Bttet...
Page 11 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Press — 1 October 1909
I _________ H ____ M __^ bl _^___ BH __&amp; 1 ( See letter below ) I ^ ^¦ yiHK / ¦ ^^^ M jj ^^^^^^^ ^) , \ j /&amp; i ^ r § J } ROOFING \ AW M ^ Ay Colchester , Connecticut , September 4 , 1908 . ^ A ^ W BA Barrett Manufacturing Company : ^ A BM -Tear Sirs ; The Amatite Roofing on my own grain store is giving much bet- ^ H M B i ? r service than I could believe it would at such a moderate price . It is by far the MB M B cheapest roofing on the market , when you consider the wearing qualities . Am going to BW MM use it on my other building . ( Signed ) AMOS C . CASE . B \ This is atypeofhundredsofletterswhichwegetregardingAmatite . H H It is better made ; has better waterproofing material and weighs H H more per square foot than any other roofing of the same price . H ^ A And Amatite has one distinction which makes it stand out above KW MB all others—it has a real mineral surface which does away entirely AM wk \ with painting . AW ^^ No other ready roofings compare w...