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Farm , Garden and Orchard [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 4 June 1896
Farm , Garden and Orchard ILLINOIS COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE . D URING a recent visit to the University of Illinois at Champaign it was our privilege to have a short talk with Prof . Eugene Davenport , Dean of the College of Agriculture . In the course of the conversation some improvements that are planned for the near future were mentioned . : Those who are acquainted with Prof . Davenport s coming to the university will recall the fact that he was made dean of the College of Agriculture with the title of Professor of Animal Husbandry . He has taken hold of that branch of farm sci ence with a hearty zest and the improved stock already bought for the college herd gives evidence that there is a man at the head of the department who puts both head and heart into the work . It is designed to have a professor of agricultural physics who shall devote his time to soils and crops—to the teaching of the science of making proper soil for certain crops and the producing of crops in the most prof...
Page 11 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 4 June 1896
Great » Q I a ^ o P roved bythe statements of lead * OcIICS ing druggists everywhere , show that the people have an abiding confidence in Hood s Sarsaparilla . Great Cii VAC P roved by the voluntary stateU iCS ments of thousands of men and . women show that Hood s Sarsaparilla ac-, tnally does possess T £ ftU / g ^ v over disease by purifying , enrOWCI riching and invigorating the . blood , upon which not only health but life itself depends . The great S | irfcrh w eo of Hood s Sarsaparilla in UCCvSS curing others warrants you in believing that a faithful use of Hood s Sarsaparilla will cure you if you suffer from any trouble caused by impure blood . Hoods Sarsaparilla Is the One True Blood Purifier . All druggists . $ 1 . Prepared only by C . I . Hood &amp; Co ., Lowell , Mass ., __ : -, r-fc . ii are easy t 0 take &gt; easy rlOOCrS PlllS to operate . 25 cents . FARM AND WAGON SCALES . , J U . . 5 . . mBfiffl / fll STANDARD ^ g ^ fife r ^ allllyjy CHEAPEST AND BEST ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 4 June 1896
\\ ADVERTISEMENTS ? fe .. We believe tbe firms who advertise g ] j in our columns are reliable and trust- fc 5 worthy and that they will deal hon- fl y estly with our subscribers . / vj M Any subscriber having cause for V &gt; complaint will do us a favor by send- ^ M ing 1 the details , upon receipt of which h 8 we will make careful investigation . 5 3 We can not , however , attempt to adjust 5 fi trifling differences between subscribers p &gt; and honorable advertisers . &lt; 4 M It will be to your interest , and get V g you the best of service , if you always g H mention this paper when writing to ad- r a vertisers . 2
THE FARMERS' SIDE [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 4 June 1896
THE FARMERS SIDE COMPTROLLER ECKELS NOT FORGOTTEN . To the Editor of the Western . Rural : One of the most difficult things to obtain from those who are advocating the fastening of the gold standard on the American people , is an honest statement of facts . People will honestly differ in opinion on almost all economic and political subjects as we have a perfect right to do , but many of the statements made by the leading advocates in high official positions for the gold standard , actuated either by ignorance or dishonesty , have again and again been shown by the double standard men to be entirely false . Nearly four weeks ago I criticized in your columns the statement of James H . Eckels , the comptroller of . the currency , in his attempt to make the people believe that we had coined only a little more than 8 million dollars worth of full legal tender silver from the organization of our mints in 1792 until 1873 , while the truth is that we have , coined , more than 84 mil lion dol...
Colony News [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 4 June 1896
Colony News BONNY FAIR OAKS . In , the matter of the progress being made in Fair Oaks ; , and in lauding its virtues , we prefer to let others do the talking . The following from a disinterested Calif orniah of eighteen months experience , will tell its own story . Mr . ? Wilson is the editor of the Pacific Coast Railway and Steamship Guide . When a resident of Chicago he had much experience in platting suburban towns and in the real estate line : © UK FIRST VISIT TO FAIR OAKS AND WHAT WE SAW . San Francisco , Cal ., May 20 , 1896 . Jas . W ., Wilson , Dear Sir : I thought you might be interested to know that wife and I made up our minds last week to take a trip to Fair Oaks , and find put for ourselves whether or not in your stories , and those of others writers in the -F . F . &amp; F . you had drawn upbn your imagination , or whether they were quite true . Of course , having lived now in Oakland , Cal ., for eighteen months , we did not need converting to the merits of Ca...
Page 13 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 4 June 1896
A ? MEDICAL ^ 7 TREATMENT . ^ tt you want the best expert and scientific treafr ment by the leading physicians and specialists c . the country , consult only DS . HATHAWAV « fe CO ., ? 0 Dearborn St ., Chicago , 111 . AU Chronic Diseases of men and women . Private , Skin , Blood and Nervous Diseases . Gases treated by mw all over the world by sending for Symptom Blank . Mo . 1 for men , No . 2 for women . No . 3 , Skin Disease * N « . * for Catarrh . Best of references . Please mention the Western Rural . OUR BICYCLE CATALOGUES , for Birdie Special . Boyd , The World , Martin , Consolidated Special and New j _ . Columbus are NOW -w » ___ 4 \ READY . Send for ~^ e ^* *\^—~^ them . The above wheelsx ^ rrn ^/ X yS ^ m ^ s . are positively the finest /^©^ W / K ^ A S / t &lt; yMt ( p 9 ^ . line in tbe northwest to » If ^ Ssif i ^ ^^ / pSaafes ^ nY select from and we will wz &amp; M &amp;^ W \ t ^ 5 ^ || Sjl ship to anyone , anywhere- \ &amp; m WSyV ^ 0 v ...
Fins , Feathers ancj Money Bees [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 4 June 1896
Fins , Feathers ancj Money Bees THE . SUMMER CONTEST . THE poultryman s main fight during the hot months is with the lice and mites that are sure to prevail in and about the henhouse and the fowls , if active measures are not taken for their preven : tion or extinction . The mites—those little red and white , specks that gather about neglected nests , roosts , etc ., and drop everything to jget on the careless and neglectful poultryman when he happens to come about , are the most annoying and the most to be dreaded . If they take possession of the chicken quarters the fowls become feverish , pale about the comb and gills , and profitless , as a nervous and irritated hen will not lay . The fight against the mite pest should begin early and last till all are extinguished . If the loose trash , filth , old nest pacfc 1 ng , and droppings are kept out of the way , say cleared out twice a week , and some loose dry earth . sprinkled thickly . about after cleaning , and kerosene oil sprink...
Page 15 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 4 June 1896
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OUR CAMPAIGN OFFER : ONLY 25 CENTS [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 4 June 1896
OUR CAMPAIGN OFFER : ONLY 25 CENTS For the Western Rural until the end of this year . Every campaign subscription will make a convert for silver . Will you help win the fight for bimetallism and prosperity ? DIMINISHED IMPORTS . THE consular reports from Germany show a great failing off of exports from that country to the United States . This relates to nearly everything except sugar , which has naturally increased by reason of the diminished production in Cuba . Annaberg , Bremen , Brunswipk , Breslau , Chemnitz , Glauchau , Hanover , Plauen , and Leipsic , show a decrease of $ 1 , 980 , 525 . Mlost of the exports are in wearing apparel , including silks , linen , hair cloth , cotton hosiery , laces , woolen dress goods and ready-made clothing . If this means merely a diminished power to buy on our part , it bodes no great good . If it means that we ourselves are going to resume manufacturing on a larger scale , it would be good news . SCENES AT ST . LOUIS . T HERE were 200 funeral...
Daily Doings [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 4 June 1896
Daily Doings MONDAY , MAY 25 . —Seventeen-year-old locusts appear in Cass County , Nebraska . So far ho damage has been , done to vegetation . —^ North . McGregor , Iowa , struck by a cloud burst and more than twenty-five lives lost by drowning or being struck by floating debris . —About one oclock in the morning a cyclone started in lowa a little northeast of Des Moines , causing havoc in the towns of Altoona , Bdrdurant , Santiago , Valeria , Mingo ,. Ira and Newton ; it then took a more northerly direction , striking Elma and Alta Vista , from these it veered to the southeast , striking Manchester , from there it pursued a more easterly course , crossing the Mississippi below Dubuque , thence it made a swath across northern Illinois to Chicago , striking Rockford and Elgin in its course , doing much damage in the outlying suburbs north of Chicago . Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of buildings were destroyed , much stock arid growing grain perished and scores of persons wer...
COLLEGE SNOBS [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 4 June 1896
COLLEGE SNOBS Many of the plain people of this country shake their heads at the idea of a college education for their sons . They say a college education means snobbery , affectation and false notions of life . This is only one side of the story . Some boys are ruined by collegelife , while to others it is the open door to future greatness . It depends partly on the boy and partly on the college associations and surroundings . It is no wonder that a college whose president is essentially snobbish and out of touch with the people should turn out many graduates of doubtful credit . These general principles apply with especial force to Harvard University , and its president recently in unsavory prominence as the traducer of the Grand Army . His remarks were both consistent , and characteristic . His attitude toward most great national questions is equally unpatriotic . In the currency he is a gold monometallism His sympathies are as little with the farmer as with the veteran soldier . ...
Woman and Her Domain [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural and Livestock Weekly — 4 June 1896
Woman and Her Domain THE SWALLOW . I doff my hat to the robin , . And I fling a kiss to the wren , The thrushs song sets my heart throbbing , For it makes me a child again ; But when you wing your- airy flight , - My soul springs up to follow ; I would be one with you , and I might , For . I love you , love you , swallow ! I hear the many-voiced chatter Under the barn s ; broad , eaves , As clear as the rain s , blithe patter , Or lisp of crisp poplar leaves ; I seem to learn the way to be glad , EarthJs joys no more seem hollow ; He who would flee from musings sad Should learn to love you , swallow . Your * flight is a song that lifts me A moment to upper air ; That with strangest power gifts me To buoyantly match you there , How high spe er your course may run , My ieager thought doth follow ; Together , we might reach the sun , For I love yoti , love you , swallow ! —Arlo Bates CLARA BARTONS LIGHT . Since the wonderful Red Cross Journey has been undertaken to Armenia loving and o...