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NICKEL PLATE EXCURSION TO BOS -TON . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 27 August 1898
NICKEL PLATE EXCURSION TO BOSTON . Tickets on sale for trains leaving Chicago September 16 th to 18 th , inclusive , at rate of $ 19 . 00 for the round-trip , and good returning until September 30 th . Also cheap rates to all points East . Vestibuled sleep-ing-cars to Boston , and solid train to New York . Rates lower than via other lines . For further information call on or address J . Y . Calahan . General Agent , 111 Adams St ., Chicago . Telephone Main 3389 . Oats and bran are among the best grain feeds for horses or colts .
Page 9 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 27 August 1898
[ MICA T * ] esBt ^ aWla ^ E silortens fl JC REASE 1 Makes the wagon pull easier , J H helps the team . Saves wear 1 ^^^ and expense . Sold . ^ M ^^ V everywhere . ^^ B PILES Isnffered tlio tortures of die damned with protruding piles brought on by constipation with which I was afflicted for twenty years . 1 ran across your CASCARETS in the . . town of Newell , la ., and never found anything to equal them . To-day I am entirely free from piles and feel like a new man . 0 . H . KEITZ , 1411 Jones St ., Sioux City , la . M \ 7 j CATHARTIC ^ hurotMo ^^¦ t ^ TRA 6 E MARK REGISTERED ^^^ aja * Pleasant . Palatable . Potent , Taste Good , Do Good , Never Sicken , Weaken , or Gripe , 10 c , 25 c , 50 c . t ... CURE CONSTIPATION . ... Sterling Remedy Company , Chicago , Montreal , New York . 313 UA T ( l D III Sold and guaranteed by all drugHU I UDAI * Kists to CUBE Tobacco Habit . IRIHIHMH ^ JlVl »[* KlaBHllt \ t T j 3 | JI | a | a ? alBaivhi t iy 1 1 friif )
To Restore Soiled Garments [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 27 August 1898
To Restore Soiled Garments Grease spots should be taken out of garments as soon as discovered , as they are then much easier to remove . Benzine is one of the best articles for cleaning purposes . Where the color is injured it is often difficult to restore it . Wetting with ammonia or a mixture of chloroform and alcohol is sometimes effective ; a strong solution of borax is also said to be efficacious . When soiled black or colored silk may be cleaned by spreading out on a table and sponging on both sides with warm water , to which a little ammonia and powdered borax has been added . The French clean light silks with alcohol , white soap and a little sugar mixed together . Black cashmere , or other black woolen goods , may be freshened and cleaned by sponging on the wrong side with strong hot coffee . If very much soiled and spotted the goods should first be washed in borax water , dried , then sponged and pressed . Wine , fruit or acid stains may be taken out of colored silk or cas...
Woman and Home [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 27 August 1898
Woman and Home Heroes of War and Peace Ay , that is a story that takes one s breath How the men rowed out in the face of death ; Rowed as calmly as fishermen may Who haul their nets at the break of day , But never was fishnet hauled in the weather That rille and cannon and shell together Rained on those sailors who drew from its bed The wise sea serpent and crushed its head . Heroes of-war are they ! Song and story Shall add their names to the list of glory . But where is the story or where is the song For the heroes of peace and the martyrs of wrong ? They fight their battles in shop and mine ; They die at their post and make no sign . And the living envy the fortunate dead As they light for a pittance of butterless bread . They herd like beasts in a slaughter pen ; They live like cattle and suffer like men . Why , set by the horrors of such a life , Like a merry-go-round seems the battles strife ; And the open sea , and the open boat , And the deadly cannon with bellowing throat ....
OPEN LBTTEES FEOM [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 27 August 1898
OPEN LBTTEES FEOM Jennie B . Green and Mrs . Harry Hardy . JENNIE B G REEN , Denmark , Iowa , ¦ writes to Mrs . Pinkham : I had been siok at my monthly periods for seven years , and tried almost everything I ever heard of , but without any benefit . Was troubled with backache , headache , pains in the shoulders and dizziness . Through my mother I was induced to try Lydia B . Pinkham s Vegetable Compound , and it has done me so much good . I am now sound and well . Mrs . HABBT HARDY , Riverside , Iowa , writes to Mrs . Pinkham the story of her struggle with serious ovarian trouble , and the benefit she received from the use of Lydia E . Pinkham s Vegetable Compound . This is her letter : How thankful I am that I took your medicine . I was troubled for two years with inflammation of the womb and ovaries , womb was also very low . I was in constant misery . I had heart trouble , was short of breath and could not walk five blocks to save my life . Suffered very much with my back , had h...
Just Around the Corner [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 27 August 1898
Just Around the Corner Was you goin to throw them flowers away , ma am ? Jane was standing in the middle of the room , duster in hand , watching me attentively as I listlessly refilled a bowl with fresh roses , tossing the others on the table , though they were scarcely withered at all . What did it matter ? The conservatory was full of flowers . Yes , you may gather them in a paper and take them , Jane , I replied , wondering a little at the girl s sudden interest . Would it be all the same to you , ma am , if I kept em ? she asked , as she carefully placed them in the paper . Do what you like with them , I answered , turning away . Dropping wearily in my chair , I took up my book again when something—oh , these mysterious somethings —made me look up . She was standing at the table carefully holding the paper of flowers and gazing intently at me with her honest blue eyes . Jane was a typical Irish girl , and her blue eyes with their dark lashes , and her black hair , together with ...
Patriotic Entertainments [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 27 August 1898
Patriotic Entertainments Red , white and blue luncheons , teas and dinners are all the rage . Flags and red , white and blue blossoms are used in great profusion for decorative purposes . Very unique favors appropriate for a young ladies luncheon consist of shirt-waist sets of silver gilt with stars enameled thereon in blue . The liberty party is the latest thing in the entertainment line . In the center of the reception room hangs an immense liberty bell , with long red , white and blue streamers suspended from it . and reaching to the four corners of the room . The foundation of this bell is wire , and it is filled with red , white and blue blossoms , arranged in a most artistic manner . The masculine guests are presented with American flag neckties , which they find in the dressing room , while the ladies wear flag belts . Flags of various sizes are lavishly used throughout the house and also on the piazzas . The refreshments are in keeping with the other patriotic features of th...
Cooking in the Public Schools [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 27 August 1898
Cooking in the Public Schools The Chicago board of education is moving along the lines of educational progress in making provision for the introduction of domestic science—cooking and sewing—into the public schools of this city . Experimental ventures have been made already in three schools , notably the Kozminski , which hare been attended with good results . It is the intention of the board to introduce domestic science the coming year into sixteen other schools , distributed throughout the city . It is to be assumed , therefore , that the teaching of cooking and sewing henceforth will be a regular part of the educational work of the Chicago public school system . The purpose of ttiS public school system is to prepare children of both sexes for usefulness to themselves and to society throughout life . For this many things are necessary besides the ability to read , write and cipher , and a knowl- ¦ edge of the written branches . No girl who expects to be the head of a household wh...
Page 10 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 27 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 t-eent stamp bring ! particular ! . American Flag Beautifully printed In two colon ai • ne Impression —| ust the thlM for your itatlonery . Only 10 cents lor ( ample with pad Inked ready for use ..... Agents Wanted ) address The Union Dispatch , Tipton , Ind . ¦ There are golden opportunities for U rt fruitgrowers , dairymen , poultry I I II men , stockbreeders and farmers in all lines in Washington , a— _ 4 L _ . Oregon , Idaho , Montana . rOr IRK Send one dollar for year s ¦ vi IIIV lubscription to Ranch l \ . £ W W &amp; St ! mostrelia jiefnformaII WW ww v «»» llon ab 0 ( U thls Kreat rich new country . Address , Seattle , Wash . The Local Paper SS » TS £ £ i i ¦ everybody . Wa read the local papers In thou anda of cities and towns cover . Ing every s ate and territory and the Dominion of Canada . Clippings supplied In all line...
A Great Surprise [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 27 August 1898
A Great Surprise It was just too queer for anything . Tommy was walking slowly down behind the barn , with his usually merry face all scowls . And Teddy was peeping through the slatted fence into Tommy s garden , with a whole great family of wrinkles in his little forehead . And what do you suppose that it was all about ? Out in Teddys yard grew a great , tall horse-chestnut tree , and one crisp October morning a shower of pretty brown nuts came tumbling out of their thick , green shells—down , down , down , until at last they reached the broad gravel walk and smooth , green lawn . Tommy spied them as he came hurrying home from school that noon , and then the scowls came to make him a visit . That new boy has everything ! he exclaimed , crossly . He has tops , an bails , an a bicycle , an —an now he s got the horse-chestnuts ! Taint fair , so it isnt ! And poor little discontented Tommy looked crosser than ever . But Tommy didnt realize that down in his garden grew something that th...
Our Boys and Girls [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 27 August 1898
Our Boys and Girls How Does It Seem to You ? It seems to me Id like to go Where bells dont ring nor whistles blow , Nor clocks dont strike , nor gongs dont sound , And Id have stillness all around—Not real stillness , but just , the trees T . ow whisperings , or the hum of bees , Or brooks faint babbling over stones In strangely , softly tangled tones . Or maybe a cricket or katydid , Or the songs of birds in the hedges hid , Or just some such sweet sounds as these To nil a tired heart with ease . If twerent for sight and sound and smell , Id like a city pretty well ; But when it comes to getting rest I like the country lots the best . Sometimes it seems to me I must Just quit the city s din and dust , And get out where the sky is blue , And say . now , how does it seem to you : —Eugene Field .
A Boy Bonanza Farmer [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 27 August 1898
A Boy Bonanza Farmer Near Crookston , Minn ., resides Charlie Johanson , who is called the bonanza boy farmer and his story is more interesting than any make-believe story fdr boys ever written , because it is true to facts and shows what sort of luck goes with pluck . Twelve years ago John Johanson left his home in Norway , leaving behind his wife and two boys , Charlie aged five and Frank aged two , and came to the United States to make a home for those he left behind . Almost before Johanson got to New York a baby girl came to his far-off home . That this man was a good husband and father is shown by his having , before leaving Norway , leased a little plot of ground paying the rent for seven years , and from this his good wife was willing to try to make a living for herself and wee ones until such time as the husband and father could send for them to come to him . John Johanson labored at any work he could get to do and in 1889 he had saved , enough to enable hinj to buy a few f...
Teaching Politeness [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 27 August 1898
Teaching Politeness A mother noticed a remarkable change in the deportment of her six-year-old son . From being rough , noisy and discourteous , he had suddenly becpme one of the gentlest and most considerate little fellows in the world . He was attending the kindergarten , and his mother naturally inferred that the change was somehow due to his teachers instruction . Miss Smith teaches you to be polite ? she remarked , in a tone of interrogation . No , said the boy , she never says a word about it . The mother was puzzled , and all the more when further questioning brought only more emphatic denials that the teacher had ever given her pupils lessons in good breeding . Well , then , the mother asked , finally , if Miss Smith doesnt say anything , what does she do ? She doesnt do anything , persisted the boy . She just walks around , and we feel polite . We feel just as polite as —anything . That was all he could tell about it , and his mother began to see through the mystery . —Chri...
Page 11 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 27 August 1898
SAVED THE LIFE OF THEIR BOY . The following comes to us from grateful parents : TYRONE , PA ., July 25 , 189 S . THE GREENLEAF MFG , CO ., Tyrone , Pa ., Gentlemen : Our boy ( 6 years old ) had suffered great agony for over a year , from running sores on his left leg , from knee to foot . We took him to the hospital and were told that the bones were diseased , and an operation would be necessary . His brother was in the hospital at the some time , suffering from hip disease , and afterwards died from the effects of an operation . We refused to have Roy operated on and were advised to try Green Leaf Ointment . The swelling and pain subsided from the first application , the discharge gradually grew less and now he has full use of his leg ; no pain at nil , and we feel that his life has been saved by Green Leaf Ointment . Yours respectfully , ( Signed ) A . S . GUNTER , MRS . AMANDA GUNTER . Green Leaf Ointment ,. as Its name Indicates , Is a Vegetable Compound , the formula of which w...
Of Interest to Our Patrons [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 27 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 OP 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...
The Markets [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 27 August 1898
The Markets Live Stock Market Cattle quotations were as follows : Fancy native steers , 1500 ( 3 ) 1700 lbs . $ 5 . G 0 @ 5 . 75 Choice to extra steers , 130001500 lbs 6 . 40 © 5 . 60 Good to choice steers , 1200 ( 91500 lbs 5 . 00 @ 5 . 50 Fat , plain steers , 130001500 lbs ° . 00 @ 5 20 Fat handy steers , 1000 @ U 50 lbs .... 4 . 65 @ 500 Common butcher steers 4 . 40 @ 4 . 60 Good to choice cows and heifers .. 3 . 75 @ 4 . 90 Fair to good cows and heifers .... 3 . 15 @ 3 . 50 Medium cows SJSSn Poor to good canning cows £ - ™@ fS Stockers and feeders , G 00 @ 1100 lbs . 3 . 85 @ 4 . S 5 Native veal calves , 100 @ 400 lbs * -g 2 @« . 2 o Fvnnrt bulls 3 . 50 @ 4 . 25 Feeding and bologna bulls 2 . 60 @ 3 . 50 W lifst n cows Ca ! r : 3 . 15 @ 3 . 40 Sto ° W goodcows 2 . 6 O | 2 . 90 Canning cows ••¦•••••••;;;;;;;;;; | °° g | &lt; ° Oxen ¦¦ * 3 . 00 @ 4 . 00 Bun ::: f « o rnlvea 4 . 00 @ 7 . A &gt; Stockers ( 500 to 700 lbs ) 3 . 25 @ 4 . 00 Feeders ( 750 to 950 lbs ) 3 ...
OUR WEEKLY REVIEW [Newspaper Article] — Farmers Voice — 27 August 1898
OUR WEEKLY REVIEW Receipts To-day 10 , 000 Cattle , 25 , 000 Hogs , 9 . 000 Sheep Cattle Market Steady Hog Market 5 to 10 c Lower Sheep Market Strong , 10 c Higher NOTICE TO OUR PATRONS 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 . 25 , 1898 . The receipts of cattle so far this week will be about 53 , 200 against 47 , 892 for the same time last week . The official total for last week was 50 , 471 against 57 , 764 in 1897 and 57 , 469 in 1896 . Last Friday , with 2 , 477 , there was little quotable ch...