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Page 20 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 February 1900
Wood . Dale The Headquarters for Berkshires Up to Date Breeding and Quality . The Wood Dale Berkshires won at two Worlds Pairs . New Orleans 1885 and Chicago jn 18 S 3 . My Importations from the leading English herds enables me to supply old customers with new blood . The blood of Wood Daiss famous sires l . as proved triumphant for years pas * . Bend for Catalogue . N . H . GENTRY , Sedalia , Mo . BUY THE TOPS FINE BERKSHIRES THB BLMWOOD HERD Has an established reputation for first-class specimens of the best strains , which will be sold at farmer s prices . Write for what you want . ome and inspect the stock . Prices and quality will be satisfactory . W . H KEB , Prairie da Roeher , 111 LARGE ENGLISH BERKSHIRES Of the Beat Quality . I can furnish you a good Berkshire , ot either sex , backed up with good pedigree . In point of breeding my BerkBnlrea are equal to thej &gt; est . t ~*~ 9 is &amp; u assure buyers of quality , the Jjast of breeding , and . satisfaction...
Page 20 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 February 1900
Prize-Wfnnlna Berkshires . 35 choice gilts bred to the Champion Gov . Lee , Imported Lustres Bachelor and Columbus utar , ( all throe ol these boars are state fair winners ) . Also a few young boars ready for service and 35 fall pigs ready to ship . Bend for catalogue to I . M . BARKER &amp; SON , Thorntown , Ind . JAMES H . MAXCY Pasfield , Illinois . BREED BEBKSHIRES . I CRY SALES WRITE FOR PRICES WINBY - FARM Berkshires and Jerseys Won $ 975 . 00 in Cash a , Wd !? a record unparalleled , south of Missouri . At Head of Bershire * . Four Herd Boars of superior quality and breeding , including Hiawatha 34245 , a litter brother to Lady Lee 60 th , the champion sow of the breed . At Head of Jerseys . Dixies Tormentor 49671 . winner 1 st In class and sweepstakes everywhere shown ln 1808 , Including Mississippi and Texas State Fairs , Stock For Sale _ at ill Times S . Q . HOLLINGSWORTH , Conshatta , la . &amp; B Fu a gush Berkshire flogs The foundation stock of my herd w...
Page 20 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 February 1900
Sunny Slope Herd . BERKSHIRES . 40 Gilts , 6 to 9 months old . 50 Boars . 10 Aged Sows . 100 Pigs just weaned . Two Hundred Fare Bred Berkshires for sale , sired by such boars as Longfellow , Jr ., 33611 , weight 1024 as a two-year-old , and Prince Broadback 42137 , one of the greatest living show ho « w ln America . Also pigs by Royal Blue 4 th MOW . Prices reasonable . Write for what you want to C . A . STANNARD , Emporia , Kan . KEILLOR PARK BERKSHIRES . Berkshires of both sexes and ages to suit at popular paictest . Yearling Boars Barly Spring Boars Yearling •&amp; Sows Barly Spring Sows Have eighty bead of top-bred Berkshires , of superior quality , for sale , that will suit the breeder of the best strains or the farmer desiring boars to use on native SOWS Send for new Catalogue with advice as to what you want , and we will suit you in price , pedigree , quality , age or sex . A . P . GROUT , Winchester , III . Biltmore Farms Sv BREEDERS OF THE BEST STRAINS OF IMPORTED ...
WHAT MAKES KANSAS CITY [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 March 1900
WHAT MAKES KANSAS CITY GREAT . A correspondent writes : Readers need only to run their eyes ; over the map of the new west , the vast . end glorious Missouri Valley , one of -, the gre &amp; tejjt stretches of fertile land / to be . found in / the . world , to tell why Kansas cflty . has grown ^ so , greatv Its Jboli is deep and rich and such pastures , -arevfound nowhere else in the world . * T its , crojjs are pjienomenal . ¦ Kansas ; XJity , is . the - tradev ; eenter and supply \ deppt for- tbJs ; section . -Standing at the • ¦ ¦ ¦ gateway to the great . plain country ^ the railways of a continent have , con- . ; . verged here , making It the second railroad center in the Union : With twenty systems of railroads , having a total of 55 , 225 miles , it ls easily understood - . why Kansas City has attained its present commercial importance . The chief products of its tributary territory are cattle , hogs , sheep , horses and mules , wheat , corn and oats , and as a market ...
DEAN OHIO COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 March 1900
DEAN OHIO COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE . Illinois is to be congratulated on the enviable record made in thisand ether states by the gentleman whose portrait graces this page . Ohio Is to be congratulated on having secured from Illinois such an able instructor and progressive student as Prof . Thomas F . Hunt , the successful ¦ Dean of the Ohip College of Agriculture . Thomas .-Forsyth Hunt , M . Sc „ professor ot agriculture and-., dean of the College of Agricujture and ^ Domestic Scien ce of the Ohio State University , was born Jarj . 1 , 1862 , at . Ridott , 111 . He received his e &amp; rly education in the public schools and was . prepared for college at the Freepbrt high * school . He entered the Uniyersfty of Illinois in the faH of 1880 , &lt; graduating four years later from the agricultural coursj with the degree B . Sc . later he received the degree of M . Sc . from- the same institution . During the years 1885-and 1886 he acted as assistant to the Illinois State ...
HOMESTEAD HEREIFORDS [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 March 1900
HOMESTEAD HEREIFORDS The fourth annual sale of Hereford cattle by Tom C . . Ponting &amp; Sons at Homestead farm . Moweaqua , 111 ., April 19 . 1900 , is atracting unusual attention-. The superior quality of the stock to be sold , the excellence in breeding and the established reputation as successful breeders of the gentlemen making the sale .. ensure a full mgjgure of satisfaction to buyers . - - :. •_ .. : w » .,- ¦ *• . \ . The offering of Messrs . Ponjtlng . for - the April 19 sale , ls superior * to anyfot the .. grandly ,- area :., lots / iot -Hjgefogilk .. the 1900 offering of Homestead herd to be an exceptionally uniform lot of cattle of toppy quality , w # h the best of breeding . The bulls are of serviceable age and twenty of the thirty females either have calves at side or will calve before fall . Earl of Shadeland has sustained his reputation as a great sire and the superior quality and finish of his calves demonstrates that he is a getter of great things . The ...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 March 1900
Lynnvyood Stock Farm THE BEST Of PEBCHERONS I , ynnwo ^^ rto » lt ? ia % teaivls SeaidS ™ 8 * or pure bred PercKeron horses of the ttttess * nd best strains . BrillhVnt Trteod preddlarnates . I am now using a £ 100 lb . Stnlllon . whose style aud action is equal to » coach horse s . All ot the aires used since 1883 have welshed over a ton ; prior to that I used an , : 1800 lb . stallion . THE BEST Of BERKSHIRES My Berkshlres carry the best blood ; being of Longfellow . Co urabns , Baron La * 2 d , and Imported Commander strains . Have al ways on h « nd young stock for sale at extremely low prices considering the quality of -stocK . Call o &amp; or address JOHN F . LEWIS , LYN 3 S 5 POOD , VA . ( S , &amp; mRR . &gt; ¦ : ¦ £ UY THfe TOPS FIlMMlii THE BLJMWOOD HfiRD Has-on established * epm * ttan ; tor Brst-fttaSS apeoimettsof the besTstraln * , which will to • ota at farmer s price * . Write for whs * yob want , c-otnesniilnapecttliestoc * . Prices and qualit...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 March 1900
T \ -4 . 1 1 Our main specialty hasHean thoL-BerkiWre-Hog . I ; • aP * sWi M I , * - * \ r % zlt ** ^ r-. have * e &gt; n breeding BSrks | it * ea f 6 r «* earsi ; and have YJ ^ i \ r fFCilT J f An devoted a great deal of my time and thought to lmilril U Vlff I fr *\« - ptovfawtlie breettfwobare now organized a company Lfl , I IY A II 1 I I i , \ * « fc *» tei ** plsiatt further tmptovia * thorn . We We * TaJf */ X lLtJllxJL L / k / t -i 4 rt *«« .. cc &lt; 6 i »* a ** j ^ I *» aa ^^ ¦ : ^** r * ri $ F :- ^ ¦ **** l * fonnd ^^* i 6 nl » dBtite » , andii » have added *&gt; ¦ Vr ? ¦ ¦ &gt; i om ^ hOTd four m « r « sows • t *«&gt;) 09 tl 4 ouldliiid- it Mr , Gantrys last August sale for which Wffjapldt 523 ..- Tbres-of these SOTTS nownave young oifES • and m also have In our Company T £ ( t Tall piss , and in « t bis lot of pigs Sreitmme orthebost 5 lgs we ever bred , this lot of pigs were sired by Starlight 48728 and Baron Lee II . 302 M and ess...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 March 1900
D . P . WcCRACKtN ; PAXTONi ILL ., LIVE STOCK AUCTIOHEtR . I sell Stock in Ten States the Present Season . LARGE ENGLISH BERKSHIRES ¦ Of the Jfcwrt &amp; u &lt;* fV } t- . iWa ^ uHiisa ynjtt 4 ; go &lt; 4 perkshtrB , jCtf eSthflr ^ bL / bawkpd ttn ^ SltW roodrj « Bd- *! $ &amp;« . In jjStttt ot breettinff my Serk-ahires-ate equal to the best . I can assure buyerfl-of quality , the best of breeding , and satisfaction . B . S . WHITE , a * ie 8 a Ciiij , Mo . AUCTIONEER . Fine stock auctioneer , F . M . Wood , Lincoln , Neb . Refer to the best breeders of live stock in the West , for whom I do business . Prices reasonable and correspondence promptly and cheerfully answered . Please mention The Farm Home when you . write to advertisers . ENGLISH BERKSHIRES . We have a number of June Pigs that are right up-to-date inhreedingand quality , and make the price rl gbt . Address , ROCKLAND FARM , NORTH AMHERST , OHIO . ( When writing- mention The Farm Home . ) ...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 March 1900
IP- fnffl Serksfifpe &amp; and ¦ Jerseys Won $ 975 . 00 in Cash alrOTSSft a record unparalleled , south of Missouri . At Head of Berkshire * . Four Herd Boars of superior quality and breeding , Including Hiawatha . 34345 , slitter brother to Lady Lee SOth , the champion sow of the breed . . ¦ • ; AtHeaJ at An 0 i . Dixie s Tormentor ® OT 1 . winner 1 st in class and sweepstakes everywhere shown in 1898 , including Misalasfppl and-Texas State-Fairs . ^¦! fc . ^«-Altafs 8 . Q . HOLUNGSWORTH , \ Conahatta , ta &gt; Sunny Slope i $ &amp; rd BEMIES : 40 Gate . 6 to 9 month * old . J 50 ^ OMS * 10 Ag « d Sows . tOO -Pi g i a 9 ** weaned * Two Hundred Pore Bred BerJcshires for sale , sired by such boars as Lowrfellow , Jr .. 83611 , -weight 10 S 8 as a two-yeaisold , and Prince Broadback 45 * 37 , one of the greatest living show hogs in America . Also pigs by Koyjil Blue 4 th 49857 . Prises reasosable . Witt * for -who * yon wan &amp; to . C . A . STANNARO ,...
AMERICAN FARMER . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 March 1900
AMERICAN FARMER . Secretary Wilson says : - — . ^ 3 l ? here are distinctions , between the iJ *? | l American . farmer and the man Mr . Markham had in mind when he wrote his poem on The Man with the Hoe . * If $ &amp; rf Markham- had known enough . I abSut the Anieridan farmer , foe would i perhaps have given us the other side &gt; ol ifc . • \ ( Conditions in the United States deveiope individuality . The farmer knows he is . a unit-in the body ppli- - v tic . His voice at the polls determines ¦ 1 affairs of state . . Soil ownership has mtf * . h * to do with the development of i thte individuality . In- ^ orelgn countries the soil is . to a great extent-owned By landlords who are buttressed and fortified by -the -laws ¦ of entail , . primogeniture , etc . The American farmers generally : own the acres they cultivate . &gt; They have better incomes than the foreign farmers , enabling them to live in better houses , eat better food , wear better clothing and...
BEST . ADVERTISING MEDIUM [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 March 1900
BEST . ADVERTISING MEDIUM ( Messrs . - I . N . Barker &amp; Sons , of Thorntown , Ind ., have been successful breeders-of the best type of the up-to-date Berkshire for thirty years . The * Barkers have - advertised their stock in . the leading papers , and know which are the best medium ? . In a late letter said firm writes : We are having a great many calls at present for bred sows . The Farm Home we find among our best advertising mediums , and we cheerfully recommend It . The Farm Honie brings us inquiries from all sections . ,
FAIRMERS TO REPORT . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 March 1900
FAIRMERS TO REPORT . John Tremble , the secretary of the National Grange , has sent out the following circular in reference to the crop statistics desired by the census bu reau : The twelfth census of agriculture will be . taken on June 1 ,-1900 , but it will be of the crops , products , fruits , etc ., of the calendar v year 1899 only . Farmers who do not keep book accounts of their transactions may forget the Items which the . census enumerators are required by-law to gather . • If they * do , since statistics cannot be created and written in by tiie enumerators or the officers at Washington , theSe forgotten , items will never appear in t * i . e census reports , and the business of the communities for which- they are miss-ing-will compare less favorably-than it should with that of those which , give fuller returns . • -. - . Agriculture is the foundation of material wealth and prosperity ., ; It is therefore Important that the statistics which represent . it should , be full ari...
FOUR FAMOUS AMERICANS . : [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 March 1900
FOUR FAMOUS AMERICANS . : The Farm Home has made arrangements with the publishers for the four famous American series Of books , by which said volumes will be presented as premiums for subscriptions , as follows : Send one dollar to The Farm Home , Springfield , 111 ., and your name wlll be entered as paid . for one annual subscription and as a premium therefor any two volumes of the Four Famous American Series of Books will be sent post paid to the party ordering . Send two dollars to The Farm Home . for two annual subscriptions and as a premium therefor any four volumes of the Four Famous American Series of Books will be sent post paid to the party ordering . Send three dollars to The Farm Home for three annual subscriptions and as a premium therefor the six volumes of the Four Famous American Series of Books will be sent postpaid to the party ordering . - These life stories serve the following purposes as no other books have done before . They lay . the foundation for the study o...
NO TROUBLE SELLING . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 March 1900
NO TROUBLE SELLING . Mr . J . W . Townley , of Octavda , Neb ., has a choice lot of Berkshires that are good enough to win at the leading state fairs . He writes : I have no trouble selling all the Berkshire pigs I can raise ; nearly all of my sales go to feeders . I have a lot of beautiful . sows bred for early spring farrow , and I will have some grand pigs .
BERKSHIRE PATS BEST [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 March 1900
BERKSHIRE PATS BEST Mr . H . S . Williamson ,-of Centralis , Mo ., is a breeder of Berkshire and Poland China hogs , and has well-bred pigs of both vbjeeds . He writes : My Berkshire tradj j 13 fc ; od . While I have more money inj / ested in my Poland China herd , I make more money out of the Berkshires . Messrs . Apperson &amp; Co ., Tecumseh , Neb ., have enlarged their herd and will able to fill more orders for firstclass pigs this season . They write that their Berkshlres are doing nicely and more attention will be given to this Important part of their business in the . future .
BERKSHIRES IN CALIFORNIA . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 March 1900
BERKSHIRES IN CALIFORNIA . Mr . W . E . BurCh , Los Banos , Cal ., writes : I have sold all the Berkshire pigs that I raised last spring except one , and have had several , offers for-that one , but would not sell it . .. I had lots of - inquiries for pigs , but . I have been . unable to fill all my orders . I hope to see the time that all . the farmers of this statewill discard the , razor , back hog and -yeplace ^ same with the Berkshire . I havq , sold several boars here at Dos • Banos , and all my customers say that they are well pleased and that ¦ their herds ha ve made a wonderful improvement . It was very hard to make them believe M was profitable to pay a good price for a boar , . at least what they thought was a big . price , but since they Jiave tried the Berkshlres they Would ~ not be without them for twice the amount they paid for them . COWS , OR STEAM ENG-INES ? Whioh Have Done the Most for the Advancement of Mankind ? Ernest Seton-Thompson , outhor of Wild Animals I H...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 March 1900
J-AKMIB Ann B » ixnstt THE FARM HOME ( PDBLISHRD MOSTHIiT ) Subscriptions mar begin the first of any month . Terms for subscriptions In the United States . Canada and Mexico , 81 . 00 a year , payable , in advance . Foreign subscribers must remit in advance , those within the Postal Union sendtea * 12 eento additional each year for postage . Remittance * should be se « t by bank * ra , tt , pest-omce or express money order payable to ins Farm Home Co . The name on yoni * PJH » r *» yellow label will show tothe-Brat of what , month yonr subscription has been paw . Ko other receipt is given unless stamp is ¦ oat . dua ***» mt Addram . Kindly sand us both your el * -J , ¦* £ * address a week previous to the-date ot tne desired change . MseonttanamyeeaY . Sesponsihle , sabscrlber » x wUl &lt;*^*^ e * J receive this journal until the nnbUshers ore notified by letter to discontinue , when • H arrearages- most be paid . If jou doi nos wish the journal continued for sno-aer year aft...