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Page 18 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 March 1910
I ^^ HEH ^^^^^^^ H ^^ Q ^^^^^^ H A CHANCE FOR THE BOYS Just Fourteen Forties Left In Pemiscott Co ., Mo ., six miles south of Portageville and eight miles north of Hayti on the main line of the Frisco between St . Louis and Memphis . 200 Miles South of St , Louis and 100 Miles North of Memphis Two of the Best Markets in the Country . FINE RICH SOIL ThatSwill produce from 60 to 100 bushels of Corn per acre ; from $ 50 to $ 100 worth of Cotton and Alfalfa ; from 200 to 300 bushels of Potatoes and everything else accordingly . NO OTHER SPOT IS AS ATTRACTIVE BECAUSE IT IS BOTH CORN AND COTTON LAND . IT IS WITHIN A FEW MILES OF THE LAND THAT RAISED THE PREMIUM ALFALFA OF THE WORLD SHOWN AT THE ST . LOUIS FAIR IN 1903 . WE HAVE SELECTED A FEW FORTY-ACRE TRACTS THAT WE CAN OFFER AS FIRST CLASS INVESTMENTS TO BOYS AND YOUNG MEN WHO WOULD LIKE TO BE PAYING FOR A GOOD FARM THAT THEY CAN TAKE POSSESSION OF AT ANY TIME .. LET US LOCATE YOU ON ONE OF THESE GOOD PIECES OF LAND . YOU WILL HAVE IT ...
HOWiTIME DOES FLY ! [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 March 1910
HOWiTIME DOES FLY ! The Shaw Twins and Their First Berkshire . The Twins and Jack Frost Today In the April issue . of The Berkshire World , we gave a short sketch of the breeding experience o £ the Shaw Twins . Robert and Tom Shaw , the sons of Dean and Mrs . Shaw of Lansing , Micb ., started in the Berkshire business at a very early age . In March , 1909 , Mr . L . B . Frost gave these two little fellows a ten day old son of Hupp Nina 115722 , who was a Grand-daughter of the noted Masterpiece . In honor of the giver , this pig was named Jack Frost . It does not take long for small boys or Berkshire hogs to grow . The first picture shows the Shaw twins , feeding their first pig . The following picture shows the same boys and Jack Frost , as they appear today . Lansing , Mich ., Dec . 1909 . Dear Mr . Frost : —This is a picture of Jack Frost . Tom has a basket of corn and I am scratching his back with a corn cob . This is the way we keep him tame . He always comes to meet us when we ...
Who ' s Who In Berkshires [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 March 1910
Who s Who In Berkshires What Frierson &amp; Hollingsworth s Berkshires Have Won Shreveport , La . Editor Berkshire World , Springfield , 111 . The subject you have so kindly , but rashly asked me to discuss is one associated with so many pleasant memories and carries me back so near the halcyon days of youth , that in my feeble attempt to comply I fear you will liken me to the old colored parson , who was noted for preaching very long sermons . On , one occasion , when he had been exhorting his congregation an unusually long time , he said , Brethren , I have consumed just two hours and fifty minutes of your time and have only discussed the Major Prophets . We will now proceed to discuss the Minor Prophets . Where shall we place Hosiah ? At this juncture , one of the deacons in the church , who had been getting very tired could restrain his impatience no longer . He rose up and answered back , Parson ! place Hosiah right here , give him my seat , Ive got enough ! Now , if yo...
Page 20 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 March 1910
Cedar Side Farm Am now booking orders for Spring pigs sired by MASTERPIECE PREMER C . S . 113000 The richest bred boar in the U . S . end and out of &lt; ows tired by Masterpiece Lord Premier Victor and Lord Premier s Rival Have a few fall gilts and boars for tale at $ 20 . 00 each . Also a few bred gilts . Give me a trial and be convinced . LOUIS J . AHOLT « WASHINGTON , MO . I Doerr s Yellow Dent ON YOUR FARM Four good ears or 4 lbs . shelled corn . Enough to plant U acre and grow 25-40 bu . pure seed for $ 1 . 00 , prepaid by mail . Prices on bushel lots on application . WE ALSO BREED BERKSHIRE HOCS PREMIER LONGFELLOW 68600 MASTERPIECE 77000 LORD PREMIER 5 S 001 LORD PREMIERS RIVAL 92805 All Represented in Our Herd . Prices right . Catalog free . Write For What You Want . A . T . DOERR &amp; SONS HARVEL , ILLINOIS . 14713 Rev . 2 HOGS EATEN ALIVE Lice Love Hoe Blood and Fatten Upon the Living Animal , Causing : Terrible Torture . Resulting : Germ Diseases Cause De...
^^ M [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 March 1910
^^ M COUNCILS HOBBY IS MAJESTY . Island s Impression of the Willowdale Farm Importation . Ph . LeS . Mourant . Brookhill , St . Saviour , Isl . of Jersey . Just back from the . pier-head , watching them ship Mr . Council s last lot , and I want to say it right here , talcing them as a whole , I dont want to be asked to see another more promising lot than that which leaves this Island today . ( Dec . 20 , 1909 . ) When the news came that Mr . Council , was again on his way to the Island , we farmers said one to another : Hes wasting his time , he is ! After such a heavy export year as this has been , how can he expect to gather enough decent cattle to make it worth while ? When he turned up on my place on the very morrow of his arrival , I thought it well to expostulate with him on the inopportunity of coming thus in the depth of winter . He met my demur with his well known genial smile , and said that anyway , since he was here , he and Phil LeBrocq would have a look round , just fo...
Merely Discarded or Abandoned De Laval Inventions [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 March 1910
Merely Discarded or Abandoned De Laval Inventions Other Cream Separators It is interesting and instructive to know that nearly , if not quite , every cream separator that has ever been made , and certainly all that are being made at this time , are merely copies or imitations of some type of construction originally invented or developed by the De Laval Company , and either not used by it because of something more practical or else discarded and abandoned in the course of De Laval progress and utilization of later improvements . As earlier patents have expired some of their features have one after another been taken up by differnt imitators , so that at all times , as is the case today , every separator made in the United States or elsewhere in the world , utilizes some type of construction originally owned and developed by the De Laval Company , though some of them have never been commercially used by the De Laval Company because of their inferiority to other types of construction u...
A Word From the Southland . [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 March 1910
A Word From the Southland . Mansfield . La . Editor Berkshire World , Springfield , 111 . Dear Sir : —I am just in receipt of the current issue of The Berkshire World and have read it with much interest and . profit . Inclosed find my check for two years subscription . We have only recently settled in the garden spot of agricultural possibilities , and are getting under way with a stock farm . Our plan is to have a dairy with a good herd of registered Jerseys . For foundation we have secured 14 head , mostly young , but all tops . Next in order will be Berkshires . In looking around for a few good ones for a beginning , we noticed that Mr . J . H . Fullilove , Jr ., had been buying some at the Illinois sales . We went to see them , and it did not take long to close a bargain for a young pig that we think will make a herd boar that will do us good . His dam is a picture , and is from such ancestors as Masterpiece , Premier Longfellow , Lord Premier , Lady Premier and four of the Duch...
A Good Work [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 March 1910
A Good Work We are just in receipt of a letter from the National Association Live Stock Breeders , Raisers and Shippers , in which they give the work they are doing and their objects . This Association is composed of ninety-three leading Live Stock Associations that have joined for mutual benefit and co-operation . They are advocating more and better live stock . Conducting an educational campaign to prevent and eradicate animal diseases . Opposing the repeal of the present tax on colored Oleomargarine . Favoring a more liberal immigration law ; all transportation laws that are in favor of the farmers and breeders . Will advocate any subject of a national character that is for the bet terment of the agricultural and live stock industry of the entire country . This is certainly a commendable and praise worthy undertaking and we wish to assure this Association that they can count upon the hearty support and co-operation of The Berkshire World . .
Natural Fine Ground Phosphate As a Fertilizer . [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 March 1910
Natural Fine Ground Phosphate As a Fertilizer . The problem of permanently enriching the soil and at a minium expense is one which is of the greatest interest to all classes of agriculturists . We have before us quite an interesting little booklet on this subject which endeavors to set forth how this can be done in part by the use of natural fine-ground phosphate . This booklet treats of natural methods of fertilization , tells how to build up the lands and make large crops without the expense of buying high priced complete fertilizer , shows how by proper methods of farming in connection with the use of fine ground Phosphate fully as large increases in crop yields can be obtained as by the use of bone meal or acid Phosphate , and at one-fourth to onethird the cost . One of its most attractive features is a discussion of the application of ground phosphate to animal manures during the feeding of live stock . It shows how at an insignificant expense ground phosphate applied daily to ...
Page 22 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 March 1910
ATTRACTIVE PRICES ON BERKSHIRES - _\ - J ~ &lt; J ^^ i ^^^^^ KBm ^ B ^ m ^^^ ? J- * . i ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ p ^ fel ^ V iiif ^ ppjaK . ¦ HJIII ^^ B . ^^^^^^ B ^^^^^^^ HB . ^ BWH . , &lt; ^^ H ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Vi • v * ^ s ^^^^^^^ ESJi ^^^^^^^^^^^^ Hli ^^^^^^^ ^ SW ^^^ I ^ N . ffi ^^ T ^^^^^^ TT ^^^ PIRkip , &amp; tfi * ^ i . « . * f - .: r-gifyKys choice ^( Trgfe , : 3 I have a fine lot of early fall pigs sired by Berry s Choice , and also some by Columbus Victor , out of Berry s Choice sows . I will also sell Columbus Victor , a splendid yearling ; boar , and a few Berry s Choice sows bred to him . Will take in a few outside sows to breed to Berry s Choice at a reasonable fee . RALPH CREIGHTON : ¦ : CREIGHTON , MO . Moore s Brook Berkshires STILL TO THE FRONT WITH 24 NEW RIBBONS TO THEIR CREDIT , MAKING 57 RIBBONS AND SILVER CUP IN THREE YEARS FOR BREEDING WE HAVE Masterpiece , Lord Premier , Premier Longfellow and Lord Premier...
NOTES BY THE WAY [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 March 1910
NOTES BY THE WAY Some Experiences of a Live Stock Artist . Having arranged a sketch trip west , I planned a stop-over at Chicago during the great International . Arriving there Monday evening at my customary hotel , the familiar response came to my inquiry for a room of nothing hut a cot . But after a moment , perhaps because mine was a familiar face , I was granted as a special favor , the last room , a double one for the night only . Next morning , after coffee and rolls , such as Chicago alone knows how to serve , I found my way down to the stock yards , the scene of the great battleground of the breeds of blooded live stock . I cannot attempt to describe this greatest of all shows of its kind , nor is it necessary . More facile pens than mine have told the story from almost every standpoint . These are merely random and disconnected notes . I suppose my experience is that of every other man who has been identified with the live stock business for the past quarter century and as ...
Page 23 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 March 1910
— —»—¦— —¦—»— a THE BEST Star Masterpiece THE GREAT BOAR j KING STAR 125300 1 I Now at the Head of my Herd j I ; , I ALSO BREED j HEAVY MILKING JERSEY CATTLE j JERSEY HERD HEADED BY I One of the Greatest Bulls j of the Breed G , F . GR 0 UV 1 LLE LAD j 69029 . A . J . C . C . J A Son of Golden Fern s Lad [ LARGE ] PLYMOUTH ROCKS , SINGLE COMB RHODE ISLAND REDS and BUFF BANTAMS ] FOR SALE j j Pleased Customers my Motto , j C . A . ROBINSON Kirksville , Missouri Minor s Fluid Sheep and Hog DIP If your dealer cannot supply you , write us . Testimonials and prices for the asking - . Dipping Tanks THE W . E . Minor Disinfectant Co , 818 Long Ave ., Cleveland , Ohio : ¦« in If you want Berkshires of quality , the good money making kind , at farmers prices , with a guaranteeon every animal , or Collie dogs at $ 5 each if sold at ten weeks old . Write W . W . Burns , Salem , - - Ohio .
WHAT'S AN ACRE WORTH ? [Newspaper Article] — Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman — 1 March 1910
WHATS AN ACRE WORTH ? ( Continued from Page 4 . ) pendency lay heavy on the land , these high , dry farms might have been bought at the rate of about six for a quarter—farms that are now , under new management , yielding steady annual returns of twenty or twenty-five dollars an acre . Along with this change has come a widespread , indeed a universal , grad-ing-up of the farm herds . The wisdom of animal-breeding for points is ancient ; but until very lately the farmer who kept a single thoroughbred was looked upon by his neighbors as an aristocrat indulging an expensive and profitless whim . As for them , the scrub and the halfbreed were good enough—all they thought they could afford . But little by little , as the fashion of bookkeeping gained ground and notes were comnared , it was found that the man of whims was making the money , and that , more often than not , the shiftless , hit-or-miss breeding of scrubs wasnt paying expenses . The argument was plain enough : a dairy cow is ...