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NEWS ITEMS . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

NEWS ITEMS . JDLES FAVKE , the French statesman , is dead . STANLEY has started on his new African expedition . FRENCH scientists seem to have great faith in the success of Epson s electric light . IT is estimated that Vanderbilt conld sell out at , present for considerably over $ 100 , 000 , 000 . . BY an explosion in a coal mine near Newcastle , Ens ; ,, on the 21 st , over seventy lives were lost . , ANOTHER coal famine is predicted as the result of the present strikes among Pennsylvania miners . SEKATOR THDKMAN last week introduced thirteen woman suffrage petitions into the Senate . i COL . GEO . E . WARING is superintending the sewering of Memphis . The work is to be completed May 1 st . WEDNESDAY , the 28 th inst ., was set apart by the Senate for eulogies on the life and character of Senator Chandler . THE City ComntroJIer of Chicago estimates that it will take $ 3 , 183 , 050 to run the municipal government the ensuing year . THE railnad companies nre making a strong fight a...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LIVE STOCK [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

LIVE STOCK BREEDERS DIRECTORY . It la onr desire to present , ln the following style , a column or more ? of cards ot reliable breeders of cattle , horses , sheep , swine and poultry . Our rates will be for THREE LINE CAKI ) three months ( 13 insertions ) $ 0 ; six months , $ 10 ; one year , $ 30 . Each additional Hue # 2 . 50 per quarter . These rates Include a free copy of the FARMERS RKVIEW during the continuance of the advertisement . We respectfully solicit the patronage of breeders everywhere , conHdent that It will pay them to thus secure the attention of our readers .

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

CATTLE . TERRY AT . DRICH , Tlgkllwa , 111 ., Breeder of Short-Horn eattle from best stock . DR . W . A . PRATT , Elgin , III ., breeder of pure and grade Holstein cattle . Young grade stock for sale at reasonable rates . ILLINOIS INDUSTRIAL UNIVERSITY . X . breeders of Short-Horn ami Jersev cattle , and Berkshire and Voland-Chlna swine . Stock for sale . E . L . LAWRENCE , Champaign , 111 . SAMUEL 8 TRATTON , Litchfield , Ills ., Importer and breeder of Jersey cattle . Also , breeder of Cotswold sheep and Chester White pigs . SHEEP . SAMUEL JKWETT . Independence . Mo .. Importer , breeder and dealer In Merino sheep . Stock for sale at all times . POULTRY . RICHARD HOARE , Mineral Point , Wis ., breeder of pure Plymouth Rock fowls . Eggs In season . For terms address asabove .

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
INOCULATION FOR PLEURO-PNEUMONIA [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

INOCULATION FOR PLEURO-PNEUMONIA The English Veterinary Journal has great confidence in the extinction of pleuro-pneumonia by inoculation . At this time when the disease seems getting a hold in several localities in the Atlantic States , and is creating general alarm , the following from the authority mentioned above may not come : , There is at length a prospect of release from the ravages of one of the most serious scourges that ever visited the bovine population of this or any other country , if the Government cares to adopt those measures which have now been proved to be completely efficacious in extinguishing it . Contagious pleuro-pneumonia still lingers in these islands , and will continue to do so , in all probability , until the end of time , unless its insidious contagiousness and protracted latency are fully recognized , and the utility of inoculation as a protective measure fairly acknowledged and resorted to when necessary . The persistency with which the value of inocu...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LIVE STOCK NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

LIVE STOCK NOTES DB . W . A . PRATT , of Elgin , 111 ., who is advertising his Holstein cattle in the REVIEW . writes us January 20 , that his advertisement has brought him a very large correspondence , and , he adds , I have made three sales already which I owe to your paper . I had a card in another agricultural paper published in your city , that makes great claims to patronage , for three mouths , without getting a single letter from it . The doctor requests that the REVIEW give an article descriptive of the Holsteins and their true merits , especially for dairy purposes . This we shall take pleasure in doing , as we are aware that , as a rule , this breed is less known In the West than any dairy race of cattle . Prof . Morrow , in his admirable series , now in course of publication , will do this admirable breed , as well as all others , full justice in due course of time . MB . VERRI ALDRICH , of Tiskilwa , HI ., one of the first to try the REVIEW as a medium through which to ...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE DAIRY . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

THE DAIRY . THE WISCONSIN DAIRYMENS CONVENTION . Editors FARMERS REVIEW :-YOU ask for a general , condensed view of the leading features of the late Wisconsin Dairymen s Convention , held at Elkhorn . You have , in last weeks issue , given something of its doings ; and so I will try and give you a general idea of the thought of Wisconsin dairymen , as connected with their vocation , without duplicating anything you have already aired . The first leading thought of novices in the business , who have had ideas of engaging in the production of butter and cheese , is , that the immense changes in the market price of dairy productions experienced for the season of 1879 , have had a tendency to unsettle the whole business , and induce the producers to look to an early abandonment of it as a reliable occupation . Whatever conclusion the timid and inexperienced may have come to , it could plainly be seen that the stalwarts , who have given voice and character to the Wisconsin organization ,...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
AN EARNEST TALK WITH WESTERN DAIRYMEN . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

AN EARNEST TALK WITH WESTERN DAIRYMEN . Editors FARMERS REVIEW : —Having just returned from a meeting of the Wisconsin Dairymen s Association , held at Elkhorn ,, Wisconsin , where I was delighted to hear the many discussions and different ideas on the subject of butter and cheese making , allow me to say that this is a subject in which I have taken great interest , and have devoted a great deal of time and attention to its improvement and advancement . Upon mature consideration of all the papers read and ideas advanced at that meeting , I do not think there was enough stress placed on the necessity of more earnest determination on the part of the factorymen , dairymen , and dairywomen to improve the quality of the cheese and butter they make . Allow me to say right here , that I had the honor to be one of the judges of butter and cheese for Wisconsin at the International Dairy Fair , held at New York City , Dec . 6 th , 1879 . Tiiere I saw and tried the cheese which was made in Can...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

For statements as to tlie real advantages of advertising in this department , readers are referred to extracts from letters from Verry Aldrich , Esq ., and Br . Pratt , to he found in the Live Stock Notes on this page .

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
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VETERINARY . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

VETERINARY . QUERIES AND ANSWERS . FRACTURE OF TUB LOWER THIRD OF THE FEMUR—QUERY : —R . P , of Rio , Wisconsin , in a letter to the FARMERS REVIEW , says : I have a yearling colt with his leg broken above die stifle-joint . The leg was broken about six days ago . Immediately after tlie accident the animal was placed in a sling and seems to be getting along well . What is your opinion about his getting all right again , with good care , or had I better knock him in the head at once ? Also tell me what treatment you would recommend . % ANSWER : —There are many things connected with a fracture of the femur ( thigh bone ) of the horse which makes it impossible to treat those cases successfully , and for the sake of humanity , as well as the pecuniary benefit of the owner , the sooner the animal is destroyed the better . In order to get a union of a fractured bone , we must hold the divided edges of the fracture in direct opposition , and prevent any motion of the parts until union take...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
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Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

- - - - ; 1 Invented by K N . Honford , Ute Pro ,. Harvard University . It is better and healthier than ordinaryBaking Powder , CreamTartar or Yeast . The cost of raising Bread , Riscuit , etc .. with it is only about half as inuch as by ordinary liakingr Powder , and the result is much better . It restores the nutritious elements which are taken from the flour in bolting . No ordinary JBakine * Powder or anything- else u »* ed for raiting bread does this . Universally used and recommended by prominent Physicians . Put up in package ** containing 11 ounces , just enough for 2 5 pounds of flour . A sample sufficient for one quart of flour sent postpaid on receipt of a three cent stamp . For 35 cents , in stamps or currency , we will send , post paid , a regular package sufficient for s 55 pounds of flour . RUMFOKD CHKMICAL WOKKR PROVIDKNCB . R . I . For Sale by JOSSKLYN BKOS ., 4 Wabash Ave ., Chicago , 111 . LANDSMHOMES IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI . 1 , 000 , 000 acres well-watered Timber...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
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THE WOOL CLIP OF 1879 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

THE WOOL CLIP OF 1879 In the last number of the FARMERS REVIEW we referred to the enormous imports of foreign wool into the United States in 1879 . We are now enabled to present our readers with a statement of the total amount of home grown wools marketed during the year , and the portion grown in the Western Territories and Pacific States . The returns are as follows : 1879 . 1878 . 1877 . _ Lbs . Lbs . Lbs . Washed oni sheep , tub washed and pulled 188 , 000 , 000 125 , 000 , 000 117 , 000 , 000 Cal washed * tinwashPrt ... 47 , 000 , 000 89 , 000 , 000 58 , 000 , 000 Oregon . Nev ., Wash . Ter ., IXtsh . Ac , unwashed ... 14 , 000 . 000 10 , 000 , 000 9 , 850 , 000 Col . * N . Mex . nnwnshert ... 13 , 000 , 000 12 , 000 000 8 . 000 , 000 Tex . unwashed ............ 16 , 000 . 000 17 , 000 , 000 14 , 000 , 000 SundrySouthern a S . W .. unwashed ... 9 , 500 . 000 8 , 000 , 000 7 . 000 . 000 Total 232 . 500 , 000 211 , 000 , 000 208 , 250 , 000 It will be seen that the clip last year...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
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READ [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

READ . BEAD abont the origin and Improvement of 00 wheat , Barley . Oats . Cabbages , Turnips , * - Beans . Peas and the Potato . O READ How to propagate the potato from t- the ball or plum . + * READ about the growth of Sorghum from •— Southern Sorghum seed . • S BE AD what it costs to grow an acre of wheat < 3 in Missouri . ¦ £ READ about the depression of ( trains by being S kept over . _\ READ How to plant and care for a Straw- © berry bed so as to have It profitable . SL S BEAD practical bints on fruit growing . g BEAD when to trim trees . BEAD about tbe great increase of tree plant- © Ing ln Iowa , I BEAD what Prof . Riley has to say about the if . new insecticide , London Purple . ^ BEAD How to make old Fowls tender . ^ READ of the value of sunflower seed for . 2 ? poultry . td BEAD our reports concerning the Northern > and Central counties of Illinois . B BEAD the reports Am the Winter Wheat g Counties of Illinois . fa . BEAD the complete and comprehens...

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ILLINOIS TILE MAKERS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

ILLINOIS TILE MAKERS THE Illinois State Tile Making Association met in annual session at Springfield , on the 20 th of January , with a fair attendance of makers from the State and some from other States . Mr . J . K . Reader , of Nilwood , the president , occupied the chair . He read a brief , pertinent address , referring to the rapid growth of the manufacture of the Tile in the State , and the great good it was accomplishing . He was satisfied that great improvement could yet be made in the manufacture of Tile by counseling together and learning from each other . In order to expedite business two-com-mittees were appointed to prepare work for the convention . The first , on the best means to create a demand for Tile , rec ommended thorough work in drainage so as to obtain the best results from the money expended . Thorough work embraces a good outlet , deep drains with regular grades and carefully laid Tile . They urged the importance of gathering all facts and information possib...

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

THE FARMERS REVIEW PUBLISHED WKBKLY BY THE farmer * « ebfeto arompanj ) . Ornc « , ROOM 8 , FIRST NATIONAL BANK BUILDING , CHICAGO , ILL . Annual Subscription . - - $ 1 . 00 . ADVERTISING RATES . Per line , Agate type - . SO cents . DISCOUNTS . On Bills over S 25 10 percent . » 50 15 tlOO 20 * 200 25 Largest circulation of any weekly agricultural paper In the Western or Middle States . B . F . 8 TBVBKS , ESQ ., 4 Trafalgar Square , Charing Cross , London , Is the authorized agent to receive subscriptions to the FARMERS RBVIKW , In Great Britain and Ireland . Annual subscription , postpaid , 8 s . ( 12 . 00 ) .

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FAIR EXPENDITURES [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

FAIR EXPENDITURES In a reference to the report of the Treasurer of the Illinois State Board of Agriculture that appeared in the REVIEW for January 15 , the fact of other expenditures , $ 18 , 060 . 40 / was mentioned . We said that we should like to have the items of this expenditure , so that it could be determined exactly what it costs to run an Illinois State Fair under the present system of moving it to a new location every two years . It is our belief , that in locating at Springfield , last year , for instance , in consequence of the failure of the Springfield people making the usual contract to fit up grounds and buildings , furnish power for the running of machinery , etc ., the State Board was obliged to step in and expend a considerable amount of money in order to do justice to exhibitors . We have no idea that the Board expended adollarwrongfully , or that it was not necessary for it to expend under the present system . We personally know nearly every member of the Board ...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

THE practical results of another ensilage experiment have been communicated to the Journal dAgriculture Pratique . The fodder , in this case consisted of rowan , mowed on the 6 th day of October , and ensilaged the same day . On the first day of November , having stabled his cattle , he began to feed this fodder to ten milch cows . The results have been very satisfactory , the cows eating of it heartily and with much relish . Since their confinement in-the stable they have been giving more milk , and the butter made from it is pronounced to be in taste and color equal to the best June butter . The gentleman who thus reports his experiments , adds that results having proven so satisfactory in the case of his cows , he is about to give the same fodder to fifty head of fat cattle . This ensilage process seems to preserve the grass or other fodder perfectly , with out any of that loss in nutritive qualities which invariably accompanies the drying process .

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE BEES [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

THE BEES Prof . Cook writes the FARMERS REVIEW under date of January 26 , that the present is a very promising Winter for bees . Tlie prospects now are that bees generally will survive , unless starvation cuts them off . If the hives are in the cellar , and the bees are quiet , all is well . The temperature should be kept between 35 and 45 degrees . If the temperature gets higher , and the bees become restless , tbey should be carried out and permitted to fly the first suitable day . In the evening return them carefully to the cellar . If the bees are out doors , either packed or unpacked , they will be all right , unless the the weather changes very much , with no special attention . The great danger , and it rises tupwith more than usual prominence this year , says the Professor , isprobable starvation . Owing to the poor season , bees went into Winter quarters illy stocked with provisions , and many colonies , if not fed last Fall , will surely starve , unless the apiarist supple...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
SOCIETY MEETINGS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

SOCIETY MEETINGS The days since our last issue have been lively ones among the members of the various agricultural organizations of the West . At the meeting of the Wisconsin State Sheep Breeders and Wool Growers Association , at Whitewater , about 100 persons were present from Wisconsin and northern Illinois . One great object of the meetingwasthe perfecting of rules for the registration of full blood Merino sheep . Visitors took occasion to visit the various fine flocks owned in the neighborhood of Whitewater . Some seventy counties were represented at the meeting of the Illinois State Grange . Among the petitions presented by subordinate granges was One praying the State Grange to protest against the sale of intoxicating drinks on fair gounds , and also to protest against horse racing and all species of gambling at fairs . At the Wisconsin State Grange meeting about 100 delegates were present . The affairs of the order throughout the State were reported in a very satisfactory con...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
A RELIEF MEASURE FOR MRS . W . G FLAGG . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Review — 29 January 1880

A RELIEF MEASURE FOR MRS . W . G FLAGG . A very commendable effort is proposed to induce the Government to restore to the widow of the late W . C . Flagg , of this State , the money exacted from his estate for the settlement of claims technically right , but morally wrong and unjust , made against him in the adjusting of his accounts with the Government as Collector of Internal Revenue in Madison county , during the administration of President Lincoln . The technical defalcation—a word that implies no guilt or wrong when applied to Mr . Flagg—was simply this : It is the rule of the Government that its collectors shall send to Washington copies of all assessments levied . These assessments are charged up in full to the collectors , and they are held responsible for the money . When called upon they must show cash or vouchers for the amount . Now , in Mr . Flagg s district , as in many others in those days , certain assessments were resisted by the individuals assessed , and by appeal...

Publication Title: Farmers' Review
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
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