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ORDER . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
ORDER . Order is Heaven s first law Show me the home in the sitting-room of which some ar tide or other of wearing apparel is to be found on every chair , table , and couch , and I will show you a fretful woman whose work is never done ; an illtemperecl husband or one who absen t . s himself from the place he calls homo as much as he possibly can , and a brood of careless children who will only grow up to make more miserable homes like tho one in which they werebred . CLOTHESBBUSB BASKET . This is of very fine wicker in the form of a cone , or , if preferred , it may be shaped in cardboard or other stiff foundation , and covered smoothly with silk or satin . The same material lorms thelowcr part of the case , and is drawn to a point , and finished by a tassel or a cluster of silk balls . A drape of plush with initials and a simple scroll design iu embroidery , forms an effective ornament . which , if followed , burdens easy to bear in many a home . Commend me to the woman who has a ...
ERRORS OF AUTHORS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
ERRORS OF AUTHORS . Aikenside , inThe Pleasures of Imagination views the Ganges from Alpine heights , Dickens , in Nicholas Nickleby , represents Squeers as setting his boys to hoe turnips in mid-winter . Gilflllan , in his essay on Longfellow , says : His ornaments , unlike the Sabine maid , T-ave not crushed him . He means Tarpeia who opened the Roman gates to the Sabines and who was crushed to death by their shields . And Tarpeia was a Roman maid . __ Shakespeare , in the Winter s Tale , makes the vessel carrying the infant Perdita driven by storm on the coasts of Bohemia . Bohemia has no sea coast at all . The celebrated scholar , Henry HalIan while reviewing in the Edinboro Review , Knight s book , Inquiry into the Principles of Taste , unmercifully lashed some Greek verses therein . The lines were written by Pindar , the most celebrated poet of the Greeks . Hallams Greek has long been a byword . THERE are few novels that have had as many readers as Mrs . Southworths Ishmael , ...
CURRENT MISCELLANY . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
CURRENT MISCELLANY . D- LANDRETH &amp; S ONS , Philadelphia , have issued a very handsome seed catalogue for 1884 . This firm is one of th oldest on the continent , and one perhaps as extensive as any in the world . VICK S FLORAL GUIDE for 1884 , Is one of the handsomest and best arranged catalogues that we have seen this season . In quality of paper and make up it equals our standard magazines . GODEY S LADY S BOOK ranks high among the avorite fashion magazines of the ladies . The January number is excellent in matter and make up . JUDITH , A Chronicle of old Virginia . Marion Harland . Our Continent Publishing Co ; Jansen , McClurg &amp; Co ., Western Agents , Chicago . Price $ 1 . 50 . THE CONTINENT still continues to be the best weekly magazine on the continent .
B ^ OKS RECEIVED . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
B ^ OKS RECEIVED . J dlth , A Chronicle of oM Virginia . Marion Harln-id . Our Continent Publishing Co . ; Jansen , UcClurg &amp; Co ,, Western Agents , Chicago . Price , $ 1 . 50 . Her Second Love . ByAshford Owen . Philadelphia : T . B . Peterson &amp; Bro . Paper , 50 cts ., cloth , $ 1 . How to Become a Good Mechanic . Industrial Publishing Co ., New York , cents . The Story of My Heart . By B . Jefferles . Roberts Bros ., Boston . Johnson &lt; fc Stokes , Philadelphia , see d catalogue for 1884 . Poems of Passion . By Ella Wheeler . Belford , Clarke &amp; Co ., Chicago , $ 1 . AH who renew their subscriptions will receive a Receipt entitling them to a present In our next award . . Renew early . Return Envelopes and Subscription blanks free to those who will work for us . Write for them and go to work at once . Sample Copies are also sent when requested . COMPLIMENTARY NOTICE . The attention of our readers has doubtless been attracted to the volum...
Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
-ANDFARM TOPICS By Peter Henderson . This book will tell you how to make a flower garden and how to grow the following flowers successfully : Hyacinth , Tulip , Lily , Lily of the Valley , Narcissus , Gladiolas , Tuberoses , Calla Lilly , Amaryllis , Crocus , Iris , Cyclamen , Snow Drop , Guernsey Lily . Oxalis , etc ., etc . All about Window Gardening , Basket Plants , care of plants inrooms , propagation of plants by outlines , Rose growing in winter , Greenhouse structures , modes of heating , formation of Lawns , Onion growing for market , how to grow Cauliflower , ( early and late ) , growing ana preserving Celery for winter , Strawberry culture in full . Root Crops for farm stock , popular errors and Scientific Dogmas . In fact it is a book that will profit everyone who buys It . fully Illustrated , 260 pages elegantly bound In cloth , price $ 1 . 60 , postage paid . Address , W . V . R . POWIS , 80 Randolph St ., Chicago .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
CO-CT-D-CrC-rB-B B-5 T _*_ QGO / TSS 3 J Original contributions and solutions are solicited from all readers of FARM , FIELD AND J IBESTDE . Items of interest pertaining to Puzzledom will be gladly received . Obsolete words must not he used . Address all communications toHERS __ sBBTEB . 576 Market St ., Newark , N . J .
ANSWERS TO PUZZLES IN DECEMBER NUMBER . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
ANSWERS TO PUZZLES IN DECEMBER NUMBER . 1 . Mandate . 2 . Grass . 8 . ATTACH T H A L I A TALENT ALETTE 0 INTER HATERS 4 . Con-t-or-s-1-on-s . 5 . Chat-ham . « . FAR PANEL F A N T A I L ANTENNA R E A N N E X L I N E N LAX 7 . 1 . Bland . 2 . Place . 3 . Chill . 4 . Again . 5 . Smile . 6 . Trace . 7 . Plash . 8 . Glair . 9 . Spare . 8 . Mllk-mald . 9 . M O B 0 A P OVERDO B E L E E S CREOLE A D E L E R P O SERB 10 . Psychiater . 11 . FAEM , FIELD AND FIRESIDE . 12 . ^^ P MOT FARED MARITAL POR IFERAN T E T E R E W DARES LAW N 13 . Of-ten-tlmes . 14 . Ram-rod . _ _ _ _ , „ 15 . V 0 R E S T T R E E S TARTAREAN T A R R I E B SAGES M E R
PUZZLEISTIC HEADLIGHTS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
PUZZLEISTIC HEADLIGHTS . HIS TRADE ? BIAS SHALLOWPATE . Owing to the unclemency of tho weather one October morning , a party of gentlemen had collected at the Regent s Hotel , Leamington ; a few sitting in the bay window looking at the passersby , declared with a knowing wink that they could tell each mans trade by his walk as he passed by . At these announcements bots ran high and the excitement increased . All of a sudden the excitement was hushed by some one ejaculating , Bet on thia man coming ! Several bets were made on as many trades . The waiter was sent to bring in the man to decide the wagers by telling his trade . Upon being ushered In . the man revealed his trade as follows : Gentlemen , I am an heart tormentor aud an element raiser . I scoop out the inside , cut off the outside , and buy and sell the remainder . They had watched tho man with eager eyes , but now their eyes dropped , and they looked like a cent s worth of soap . Finally the man was urged to explain his tr...
NEW PUZZLES . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
NEW PUZZLES . l .-REBUS . 0 0 S I ( A statement which may bo especially true of this winter . ) Toronto , Out . JOHN CUIITIH . 2 . —REBUS . ( Sociological . ) I BLE Hamilton , Va . NANO P ORTE KBIT . 3 .-DIAM 0 ND . 1 A letter . 2 . Cloth made from a certain liber . 3 . An animal . 4 . A building where Congress meets . 5 . A name . &lt; J . Eggs of a nsh . 7 . A letter . Iitkin , Colo . S . D . CHAMBER - IN . ^ . -NUMERICAL . My whole of 16 letters means uiisymmetriMv 1 , 1 ( 5 . 4 , 12 , 10 , ls a place of deposit . My S , 8 , 9 , 10 , is to classify . My 5 , 14 , 15 , 2 , 6 , is proportion . My 7 , ll , 13 , is a pes . Sulphur Springs , 0 . BLUEBIBD . 0 ,-CHARADE . I went into n store one day , A second for to get ; The old one is of not much use , A new one ls , you bet . The merchant says , I ve got them In colors red and green ; I took a look and then I said , These aint the kind I mean . All right , says he , . then buy a first Youll need this second then . I did as he...
BOOK OF SEEDS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
BOOK OF SEEDS . Messrs . Hiram Sibley &amp; Co ., of Rochester , N . Y .. and Chicago , HI ., will send free of charge , on application , to any of our readers , a book in which is described all the tested new and standard varieties of vegetable , flower and field seeds , which ls well worth sending for and reading carefully .
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
THE BIGGEST THING mn £ _? __ SZ k New ) . E . NAS 0 N &amp; Co ., 120 Fulton Bt ., New York . M choice Verse , Bird , Motto , Landscape and Seaview Chroma Coras , name on , 10 c . Crown Ptg . Co . Northfleld , Ct . CflBeautlful Chromo di Motto Cards . No 2 alike , with OUnauio 10 c Prettiest ever seen . 0 . B . HAVENS . Suminit , N . Y . nCUCIflllCfor any disability ; also to PtN _ k | Un 2 k Heirs . Send stamps tor . A-eu MrSrSi-Snra taws . COL . U BINGHAM , Attorney , Washington , D . C . fIDflllDEDDV Bl AHTC ? Hew and old , medium QHAHDtHHT PLAN I Oi and lute variety to ; sale . Those wishing to raise Cranberries , will please send for circular , relating to culture and planting , soil , etc . _ . TaowBBiDOE . MllIord , Conn . ; or H . OUM , 0 ewett . Couii . FOB . s-ta-X-x :, One light running two-horse tread power , used but a short time . Practically as good as new . Price $ 70 . Address . HPYALE &amp; Co ., Milwaukee , Wis . , Kiln in tO nil per hour at homo ....
Farm , Fielcy Fireside [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
Farm , Fielcy Fireside PUBLISHED THE FIRST OF EACH MONTH . Subscription Price , » 1 . 0 O per Tear , In advance . Single Numbers , 10 Cents . Subscription * may be sent direct to the office , or given to any of our authorized traveling agents . Changes . —Subscribers wishing to change their Post Office address must send their former as well as the address to which they wish their paper sent . Hemlttanccs . —Money may be sent at our risk by postal order , express order , in areglstered lettcror by draft payable In New York or Chicago , or by express . Dont send personal chocks on focal banks as we wial not aooept them , —Stamps . —One or two cents takenin sums less than onedoliar . Correspondence . —Wo invito correspondence on subjects of interest to our readers , for either tho Farm or Homo Departments , but respectfully request that all such articles shall be short and concise . Compensation . —Where compensation is requested , the price must accompany each article . Discontinued ....
THE FARM , FIELD AND FIRESIDE For the Year 1884 . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
THE FARM , FIELD AND FIRESIDE For the Year 1884 . ; THE FARM , FIELD AND FIBESIDE this year is larger and better than ever before , and offers more good wholesome matter for one dollar than any other paper in the world . As averred by some of its cotemporaries and rivals it has not reduced its character by its liberal dealings with its patrons . It does not seek increased circulation just for reputation of having the largest list of subscribers in the world . A large list enables the publisher to secure higher rates for its advertising space . By this revenue the paper is better , its scope enlarged , and its general usefulness improved . As a trusted , clean , wholesome family paper , it has long enjoyed a good circu lation among the best people—the industrious , frugal and moral , whom every community recognizes as its best citizens—and it means to keep this circulation and increase it by continuing to deserve it . THE FABM , FIELD AND FIBESIDE is the leading paper of its kind in ...
A MODEL LETTER . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
A MODEL LETTER . MB . W . V . E . Powis : —Enclosed you will find $ 10 . 00 for ten subscribers to the FABM , FIELD AND FIBESIDE for or . e year , according to terms of your club plan . The above amount pays for two clubs , of five each . I will do what I can for you in my neighborhood . I can recommend the FARM , FIELD AND FIRESIDE as a first-class paper . In a club of ten I am entitled to two extra numbered receipts . Yours truly , JOSEPH CHEANEY . North Greenfield , Wis . Office of HORACE WATERS &amp; Co ., Manufacturers and dealers lu i &gt; IANOS AND ORGANS , WareroomB . 124 Fifth Ave ., near 18 th St ., Factory , Cor . Broome and East Sta . NEW YORK , JAN . 12 tb , 1884 . MR . W . V . R . Powis , Chicago . Dear Sir : —In response to your order for an Upright Piano , we have forwarded to Mrs . Jno . B . Oaylord , Charlotte , Mich ., a Cabinet Grand Piano , valued at $ 700 , and trust it will reach your subscriber in good order . Yours truly , HORACE WATEBS &...
NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL CONVENTION . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL CONVENTION . The fourth National Agricultural Convention , will be held at the Grand Central Hotel , New York City , Wednesday and . Thursday , February 6 and 7 , 1884 . Addresses will be delivered and papers read by leading thinkers and writers on topics of general interest , and all identified with agriculture and kindred pursuits are cordially invited to be present and participate in the proceedings . Delegates will bo present from all sections of the country , and arrangements for reduced rates of lave are being made with the railroads leading into New York . These conventions , two of which have been held in New York , and one in Chicago , have become national in their attendance and influence , and features of American agriculture .
AN EXPERIMENTAL FARM . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
AN EXPERIMENTAL FARM . Many of our readers and especially those who are more or less interested in agriculture will have noticed the advertisement of the publisher in the January paper , and also will find it repeated in this issue , for a farm of about one hundred acres located within a hundred miles of this city on a good . line of railroad . The object we have in view is one of interest to everybody whether manufacturer , fruit grower , breeder fancier , whether one be a large farmer or farming in a small way . The ladies , too , will bo interested in the new departure as it is intended to illustrate the usefulness of various new household conveniences and also many new flowers and flowering shrubs . In fact it is proposed to make the place purchased an agricultural experimental farm in the interest and for the benefit of all the readers of the FARM , FIELD AND FIRESIDE . Hero on this place will be tested all new seeds and different varieties of plants . Trials of new and improve...
EDUCATION AND FARMERS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
EDUCATION AND FARMERS . The farmer feeds the world , and from his ranks rise the people s kings . Agriculture is a motor of mental energy that supplies the ever failing forces of professional life . Strong brained men of the farm leave it and enter professional life . Why ? Material prosperity is the American idol . Agriculture is stingy in her payment of intellect and culture . To-day she requires an intelligence for which she will not pay . The college graduate , and the ignorant emigrant who cannot see beyond the bounds of his narrow fields , are on a financial level on the farm . The foreign tide of toilers from the oppressed lands of Europe sweHs over our farms , and sooner or later , he who tills the soil will own it . Competition even is fierce , but to them the rewards are great , to the other next to nothing . Muscle is paid almost as well as brain . This is the diffuse period of our national existence . We spread over too much surface . We seek to grasp more than we can ho...
READING ALOUD- [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 February 1884
READING ALOUD- CRIME is always in the ratio of ignorance and wicked passion , and life is happy in proportion to equable tempers and gentle thoughts . On the homes of the world depend the future progress of the race . If they have no sunshine our hearts will be dark . If our mothers make home a place of scolding , of ugly words and ill temper , the lips of children will never know reverence , their hearts will be strangers to gentleness , and their lives will be full of hatred and bitterness . Happy homes make happy people , and a happy people is half of what God demands . A cheap organ has saved many a family from misery , and saved our prisons from many victims . Music in the family binds closely many hearts that would stray , soothes and rests and purifies . When night comes , with children singing to their parents the old favorites of song , songs that express our better nature , gentleness , rest , then earth will grow rich in goodness . There is one thing better still , and th...