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Page 9 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 24 November 1898
H . H . 1 * EB &gt; AI , I &gt; breeder of Ql flpi / I ANPOUftHP Yminitnnd Old stock for eale . DLHul \ LHItUOnHllh Scored I birds after December 1 . Eggs In Season . B . H . F-3 RNAI , D , Roseville , IVL ^ A BRABAZONS POULTRY CATALOGUE sp ^ -Jft FDCCT It sabeauty ; OTcrGOeoIorcflplatei . IllusW &gt;? 2 eg ^ nCC » trates and describes fine Turkeys , Geese , griffi |§? Ducks and chickens ; given prices of fowls &amp; eggs . Finest ^¦ jrC , -Jnjcr i * Gutdo published . Inclose 10 c . for postage , etc . * $ JM ^ - J . R . Bratmzon , Jr . &amp; Co ., Box 5 * , Dclavao , Wis . &lt; £ ^^ M HATCH CHICKENS ( IsSilljSlKlfl BY STEAM-witi tbe rapj ^^^ iKu simple , perfect , self-regulating ^^^ PJff EXCELSIOR I NCUBAT OR j ~ £ ^ jl Q Thousands in successful operation . I Circulars free . I 9 Lowest priced lst-class hatcher made . 1 Send 60 . for U ¥ GEO . II . STAHL , 1 * 1 ) IUJ » . Cataloc . l 314 to 123 S . Gth St .- Qulncy , Ill . OUR INCUBA...
The Cost of Making a Pound of Beef [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 24 November 1898
The Cost of Making a Pound of Beef [¦^¦ A By Pl of - Thoinas Shaw . HE cost of making a pound of ( beef will be largely dependent upon the following conditions , viz .: 1 . The character of the material from which it is made . 2 . The relative value of the foods used in making it . 3 . The degree of the comfort in which the animals can be kept while it is being made . 4 . The age of the animal . 5 . The knowledge and skill of the feeder ; and , 6 . The cost of marketing the nnished product . Other considerations bear upon the question and exercise some influence upon it , but not in the same degree , probably , as the influences that have been named . CHAEACTER OP THE MATERIAL . B REED will materially influence the cost of making a pound of beef . The more that the blood of the animal to be grown into meat has been diluted by dairy blood , the greater relatively will be the cost of growing a pound of beef . But the difference in the cost of growing a pound of what may be termed dair...
For Preserving Forests [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 24 November 1898
For Preserving Forests THE U . S . Department of Agriculture has just issued Circular No . 21 , Division of Forestry , entitled , Practical Assistance to Farmers , Lumbermen and Others in Handling Forest Lands . It was prepared by Gifford Pinchot , Forester . The purpose of this circular is to call attention to a plan to promote and increase the value and usefulness of forest land to its owner , and to perpetuate and improve the forest upon it . The circular states that the forest lands of the United States are owned by the government of the United States , by some of the states , and by private owners , among whom are individual men , companies and institutions . The area of private forest lands exceeds the area of those of the states and the federal government combined , and their preservation in productive condition is of vast importance to the nation . These lands aire held for the returns that they yield , said as a rule , the treatment they receive Is calculated to destroy rat...
Illinois Farmers' Institutes . [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 24 November 1898
Illinois Farmers Institutes . County and Place of Meeting . Date . Secretary . becrclary s Address . Alexander-Cairo Nov . 24-25 ... . Jesse E . Miller • -Cairo Boone-Belvldere Jan . 25-26 ... . Ganiett Sager . Belvldcre Bure ^ Princeton * Feb . 21-22-23 .... Harry Bryant Princeton CamoVn-Harai . I . ...... Nov . 29-30 .... W . E . Barber . Hamburg Carcoll- AAA ...... Dec . 21-22 .... W . R . Hostetter Mt . Carroll Champaign-Champaign Jan . 18-19 .... J . A . Hossack Ch Own £ &amp; o Christian-Taylorville Jan . 26-27 ... . John W Hunter &lt; * MPK » S 2 Clark-Marshall -Jan . 19-20 .... J . W . Adams Mc £ Clav—Flora .. Nov . 22-23 .... A . E . Shlnn i- 101 ? Clinton—Carlvle .. Dec 9-10 ... . George Johnpeter . . Posey Cook ^ Lar * yIe . • • • .. March 7-8 C . J . Lindeman 145 LaSalle St ., Chicago Crawford-Robinson ... . .. - . . . ¦ . Jan . 31-Feb . 1 .... James A . Hill Ro ™! 5 ! 2 S cugberiand-To - edo Ja J- _^_ I : ;; - ;|„ % % ^ :::::::::::::::::::: $ L ^ SS-ates...
beautiful Pears in Northern Illinois [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 24 November 1898
beautiful Pears in Northern Illinois S OME pcurs were produced in Stephenson county this season . Among them were Duchess and Keiffer ; the trees in many instances were heavily loaded yielding a handsome profit . This simply proves that trees are often profitable even if they do not bear every year , as they sometimes yield enough in one season to cover all the fruitless years with profit . Peaches were also frequently found . On Cedar Springs Farm , near this city , owned by my father , Mr . A . H . Wise , a few very -choice white peaches were raised . They were of excellent flavor . The fruit growers of northern Illinois must continue to plant and replant trees , using hardy varieties and listing promising sorts offered by reliable nurserymen only . These instances of fruit production have created some enthusiasm which will no doubt result in more liberal planting of the pear and peach in northern Illinois . John M . Wise . Stephens : ** . Street nursery , Freeport , 111 ,
Wisconsin Fruits at Omaha [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 24 November 1898
Wisconsin Fruits at Omaha ¦¦ W ISCONSIN State Horticultural Society voted an appropriation of one thousand dollars for a two months display of fruits at the TransMississippi Exposition . It seemed an unreasonable arrangement that so high a price should be charged for space when no premiums were to be paid for fruits . The exhibition surpassed the expectation of all . The marked difference between states was from the effect produced by water application . Where drouth prevailed the fruit was small . When you passed into the states that depend on irrigation the size was very marked . Wolf River apples , grown in Wisconsin , weighc-d twenty ounces and one in Montana 32 % ounces , and other varieties in like proportion . Wisconsin never made -a finer show and for the number of square feet no state without irrigation made a better show of apples than Wisconsin . We are justly proud of our seedlings , about which we will write later . Geo . J . Kellogg . . Janesville , Wisconsin .
Live Stock Breeders [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 24 November 1898
Live Stock Breeders THE Illinois Live Stock Breeders Association held their annual meeting Nov 15-17 . The meeting was called to order by Hon . A . P . Grout , of Winchester , the president of the organization . President , Grout , in his opening address called attention , to the favorable conditions enjoyed by the live stock breeders of Illinois in the way of fertile soil , the abundant growth of grain and forage plants best suited for meat and dairy products , and the best types of heavy and light horses . Mr . Grout directed attention to the advantages enjoyed by the breeders of Illinois , in the central location of the state to the breeding sections of the country , our accessibility to markets , and the exhibition and sale of surplus stock through the agen-cy-of the Illinois state fair . The address of Mr . Grout will serve a valuable purpose in stimulating the breeders of improved stock in this state to enlarge upon present operations , and to attain to the highest standard of...
Swine Breeding and Feeding * [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 24 November 1898
Swine Breeding and Feeding * By A . J . Love joy .- ¦ THE hog has without doubt been the source of more clear profit to the American farmer than any other class of live stock kept on- the farm . There may be instances where the dairy cow has possibly proven more profitable , but this was for the specialist , not the general farmer , and I am talking of the general or average farmer . To make the most money the farmer should keep one of the well known breeds—the one that suits his fancy . They are all good when properly handled . Just now there is a great howl about the Bacon Hog , some going so far as to recommend the original razorback and the Tamworth , which is an own cousin of the razorback . It seems to me simply ridiculous to consider this question , of changing breeds entirely to produce fine bacon and hams . Better by far change our system of breeding and feeding . Instead of breeding year after year from immature animals and feed ing nothing but corn , change our methods , ...
Page 13 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 24 November 1898
Harmony Herd of Recorded FOI . AND-CHXNAS All ages for sale and BOWS bred . Tecumseh Kino- 393 M Am Becord , at head of herd ; has won C firsts in 3 differentstates , and never beaten . Spring and fall pics at low bar gain prices . JTP-Wo cholera ever here . Write now . Geo A . Baumgardner , Hawkins , Ne-ivavgo Co ., Mich * -i-HRP 1 ? 1 ? 00 , J-ERSHEe-srs-a l __________ . ~ he business farmer s bog , Mode J * np _ *** MM Criterion 1515 heads herd . Fine lot of ^ jtmtSSwt viSa 5 ° i n sexos . fortheseasonsstrade ,.,-.. • »»» Send for catalogue . E . B . WATSON , NEWTON , IOWA . J . C . SHAW , B-dero Lroughbred POLAND CHINA SWINE . p , a r e ^ HSBSSHHWfc . ChoicoPige sired by Model - &amp;^_^ - __ 3 ftiiilJ § l * JJo de * . bams slre d byljhfef , , lg ___ H ___(____ 7 r N ? XW : he b * - Chief Tecum- * D _ 8 « -3 HWWSBK ? e ™ n . ° &gt; . Also 4 SOod yearlings rg ^ Xt -v - -- . ViffiJESjiW * oy Chief , all are of good color , Mention this paper . * , WOHMS WILL more s...
Modern Hives as Winter Hives [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 24 November 1898
Modern Hives as Winter Hives By A . H . Duff . RHE latest improved hives and intended solely for the manipulation of bees in summer to secure the largest amount of money , and to be used as a winter hive without additional protection of some kind , will not prove successful . These hives being shallow , the honey must necessarily be stored at the sides of the bees as they cluster in a compact form in winter . When bees are wintered in these thin , swallow hives they are in danger of starving with plenty of honey to the hive . * * * POURING long continued cold weather in - winter , bees remain in a compact body and cannot move in any direction except straight upwards , thus following their own heat as it naturally rises , and all honey directly above them they can reach . These hives being shallow , but little is stored above the bees , and in many cases none at all , the total reserve being at the sides of the hive , and entirely out of the bees reach . If the weather is not extreme...
Poultry Raising as a Business [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 24 November 1898
Poultry Raising as a Business IX all occupations it is the strict observance of business principles that result in success . Raising poultry is no exception to this rule , and those who have aud are making the business a decided success are but receiving the reward that follows the faithful application of strictly business methods . This so-called luck good or bad . says the Indiana Farmer , is merely the effect of proper or- improper methods . It is a matter of wonder that men of intelligence , who know perfectly well that certain things are necessary to observe , will half observe or carry them out , and then , when the natural results of cause and effect follow , lay the poor success on luck . Luck is thus made an excuse for all manner of carelessness shiftlessness , incompetency , laziness and sheer ignorance . Success in poultry culture is no haphazard affair , but is secured only , by , regular methods , and the closer the application and more careful and earnest , the greater...
The French Oleomargarine Law [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 24 November 1898
The French Oleomargarine Law By P . W- Moseley . * THE manufacturers of oleomargarine in this country who think our laws controlling their product are severe , will find by looking into the law passed by the government of France , last April , that it is much more severe . It requires all manufacturers to be registered , and the material used in the fabrication . of oleomargarine to be . indicated . Plans of the buildings and such declarations have to be submitted to the mayor of the commune or the prefect of the department , who are to forward them to the ministry of . agriculture .. Any changes made in the manufacture or buildings must be declared within three days . All oleomargarine factories are to be under the surveillance of one or more special inspectors , appointed for the purpose by the ministry of agriculture , and the opening and closing of factories must be declared to the inspectors by the proprietors or their agents . Notice of any alteration in the hours of work must...
o » » • rw ^ Some Illinois Resolutions [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 24 November 1898
o » » • rw ^ Some Illinois Resolutions AMONG the resolutions passed by the Illinois Live Stock Breeders at their recent meeting were these : Whereas , The State of Illinois has made no provision for the College of Agriculture in the way of buildings . by legislative appropriation and , Whereas , Students in large and increasing numbers residing in Illinois are attend ing the Agricultural Colleges of other states , owing to the entire lack of buildings for the College , of Agriculture at - Champaign , therefore , be it Resolved . That the Trustees of the University of Illinois be and they are hereby requested to immediately consider the great and pressing needs of the Illinois Agricultural College for a suitable building and equipment . Resolved , That the General Assembly at the coming session be urged to make such provision for the Agricultural Department of the State University as will in the immediate future , place it in the front rank of Agricultural Colleges , and make it an i...
Dairy Instruction . [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 24 November 1898
Dairy Instruction . T iHE following sent out by the Kan- . ; sas Agricultural College at Man- g ; hattan , Kan ., in regard . to their * Dairy School which opens Jan . 3 , 1899 , and continues till March 25 , 1899 , contains much that is applicable to dairying in other states and localities and is worthy of consideration by all who are interested in progressive dairying or in taking a course of study at a dairy school : In Kansas there are ! many young men and women who are interested in dairy work who feel that they can not afford to take the whole four years course of the college but could attend the twelve weeks of the Dairy School . And the question they ask is , will it pay ? A consideration of some of the conditions met by these young people will help to answer their question . s . * * * A LARGE part of the dairy business of Kansas is carried on by creameries , and one of the problems which bothers the patron is Keeping the milk sweet until delivered at the skimming station . ...
VETERINARY [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 24 November 1898
VETERINARY The several departments of this paper are for the use and convenience of Its subscribers exclusively . Those wishing advice In this column will please state their questions plainly and concisely upon paper containing no reference to subscriptions or to other departments of the paper . In relation to diseases and other ailments of lire stock , it is necessary that we be exoctly informed of the symptoms as observed , else it wl . l be Impossible to fully understand and prescribe for the case . We cannot answer veterinary Inquiries by mall unless ? 1 ( the regular veterinary fee ) Is Inclosed . Breeding- Age of Sows . How old should a sow be before being bred . —B . W . B . —A sow should be of good growth and development and at least eight to nine months old before she Is bred If best results are expected . Distemper in Horses . What treatment should be used In casebf dlstemper among horses ? . -.- ¦ • - —Feverlne Internally is an excellent remedy to prevent complications an...
TO CALIFORNIA . [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 24 November 1898
TO CALIFORNIA . Attention Is called to the excellent service of the North-Western Line to California and the favorable rates which have been made for single and round trip tickets for this season s travel . Best accommodations in first-class or tourist sleeping cars , which run through every day In the year . Personally conducted tourist car parties every week to California and Oregon .. Choice of a large number of different routes without extra charge . Particulars cheerfully given upon application to agents Chicago &amp; North-Western Ry ., or connecting lines .