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THE ORCHARD . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
THE ORCHARD . Drying Fruit . Every fruit farm should have a fruit dryer as a matter of economy . All portions of fruit can be converted into saleable product as is done in the canning factories . There , for instance , the apple is dried , or cooked , and canned . The cores and skins are ground , the first converted into jellies , and the second into vinegar . No portion is wasted , for even the dry refuse is carted away and fed to pigs . Even the seeds are sometimes saved and sold to nurserymen . If the same system of management were pursued on the farm there would , no doubt , be a profit in a crop of apples , but at present thousands of bushels are allowed to rot on the ground , simply because the grower will not provide himself with the proper conveniences for drying fruit . During the drying season much of the work of coring and slicing may be done by the smaller members of the family , and it is much better to preserve them t either by drying , canning , eras jellies , than to...
_________ I __ BI ______ T" ** [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
_________ I __ BI ______ T ** Laws Die , Books Never . Thank God for books I Bedside friends , Thackeray called his fovorite authors ; and Langford paid but fitting tribute when in his Preliminary Essay he said ; As companions and acquaintances books are without rivals , and they are companions and acquaintances to be had at all times and under all circumstances . They are never out when you knock at the door , are never not at home when you call . In the lightest as well as in the deepest moods they may be applied to , and will never be found wanting . In tne good sense of the phrase , they are all things to all men , and are faithful alike to all . Perhaps nothing is more remarkable in the literary taste of our day than the wonderful rapidity with which it changes To something new , to something strange ; but in our heart of hearts we each cherish a peculiar fondness for a certain old time friend , whose pages we have conned oer and o er with satisfaction infinite . Fortunate inde...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
CONDUCTED BV HELEN STANNAKD . AN IDYL . Id kind of like to have a cot , Fixed on some sunny slope ; a spot Five acres , more or less . With maples , cedars , cherry trees , And poplars whitening in the breeze . Twould suit my taste I guess , To have the porch with vines oerhuwg WUh bells of pendant woodbine swung , In every bell a bee . And round my lattice window spread A clump of roses , white and red . To solace mine and me . I hind of think , I should desire To hear around tlie lawn a choir Of wood-birds singing sweet . And in a dell Id have a brook , Where I might sit and read my book . Such should be my retreat . Far from the city s crowd and noise ; There would I raise the girls and boys ( I have some two or three ) . And if kind Heaven should bless my store . With flve or six or seven more , Sow happy r should be . TWO MODEL HOMES AND A Camp Fire . And the prettiest thing tn the world will be The building of the nest . HOME I . A large tree forms a leafy screen for my wide F...
OUR FAIR EDITION . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
OUR FAIR EDITION . We shall print Thirty Thousand extra copies of tbe FARM , FIELD AND FIRESIDE for free distribution at the leading Western State Fairs . It will be a valuable edition for advertisers who want to be represented in our columns . Advertising rates for that issue alone are $ 1 . 00 per agate line . When three or more insertions are ordered 60 cents per agate line each insertion . Copy must reach us by August 15 th . ARTIFICIAL incubation is a prominent feature at our Experimental Farm . THE greatest of all the late booms is the popularity of The Poultry Keeper . Do NOT forget to read the accounts of our incubator experiments in poultry department . THE best way to get the full benefit from the rains is to keep the surface soil fine and loose . THE man who can invent a machine to do the work of the spade and rake has a fortune in his grasp . Do NOT suppose that because grass is plenty you must save grain . It has made many a farmer poor . READER , can you name a paper i...
Farm , Field ^ Fireside . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
Farm , Field ^ Fireside . PUBLISHED THE FIRST OF EACH MONTH . Subscription Price * $ 1 . 00 per Tear , In advance . Single . Numbers , 10 Cents . Subscription __ may bo 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 wliich they wish their paper sent . -Rcmlttaiiceii . —Money may be sent at our risk by postal order , express order , ln a registered letter or by draft Eayable in New York or Chicago , or by express , lont send personal checks on focal banks as we will not accept them . —Stamps . —One or two cents taken in sums less than one dollar . Correspondence .-We invite correspondence on subJects of interest to our readers , for either the Farm or lome Departments , but respectfully request that all such articles shall be short and concise . Compensation . —Where compensation Is requested , thc price must accompany each article ....
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^__ fl ________ / ^_^ Conducted by Adonis . Original contributions and solutions are solicited from all readers of FABM , FIELD AND FIBESIDE . Items of interest pertaining to Puzzledom will be gladly received . Obsolete words must not be used . Address all communications to HEBMANBEYEB , 576 Market St ., Newark , N . J . ANSWERS TO PUZZLES OF APRIL . 1 . 1 . London . 2 . New York . 3 . Rochester , 2 . Open rebuke is better than secret love . 3 . BASIL 9 . 3 APOTAGOADS ALATED TABLE PARIAH PAINT OTIOSE GRAIN TEASER DONOR ADHERE 4 . Bull-doze . 10 . The recent disastrous 5 . Ben Maodhai . floods in Ohio Valley . 6 . T 11 . M SAG MOB SATAN MODES TATOUAY MODISTS GAUDY MODILLION NAY BESLIME Y STIME 7 . La-ory-mose . SOE 8 . Cod . N 12 . A-vaunt ; s-trait ; e-aglet ; t-wain ; e-late . 18 . Cotton . IDEAL AND REAL . BY W ___ NS MICAWBBB .- Puzzzle papers whose conductors Run them in the proper way Should be elegant instructors In the puzzles of to-day But too often the conductor FoUows when...
DEAR LITTLE CRICKET . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
DEAR LITTLE CRICKET . What are you saying , you dear little cricket . Chirping so shrill In the dark green thlckett Piping and singing the whole night through . Dont you get tired , and wet with the dewt When do you sleep , you dear little cricket , Bidden away in the dark green thicket ! Can you sleep in the day time , mid all the noise Of the sparrows and robins , the girls and the boysl And wliatdo you find , you dear little cricket , To eat and to drink in the dark green thicket ? Do you nibble ihe leaves and then do you wait For rain-drops to fall , your thirst to abatet lam sure you have friends , you dear Utile cricket . Visitors gay in the dark green thicket ; Grasshoppers , slender and nimble of limb , Katydids , beetles , and millers so grim .
A Story of July Fourth . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
A Story of July Fourth . BY HELEN STANNABD . Bong til roared the cannon . A whanged screamed Harry . Baby Fred laughed gleefully , and in shrill tones cried out : Do it aden , Unty Dord , do it aden . Jennies terrified start was unnoticed in the general clamor , but Bridget , only six months over from Ireland , came tumbling precipitately down stairs . And sure , what ls it , children ? she asked , with a bewildered air . Why , Fourth of July , of course , they answered in a breath . Fourth of Julia ! Indade , and phats that , MistberDavisI It s a day , Bridget , repUed Uncle George , good humoredly , on which we had a little fight with the British , and beat them badly , too . Is it the EngUsh you mane , sir ? Yes , said Harry . Oh , thin , ejaculated the enthusiastic Fenian , it s not me would be hinderin the firing . Ill just be howldin my ears . Five times more the cannon gave vent to patriotic utterance , then it was left to cool . Children , said Uncle George , showing them a ...
A Wandering Kile Post . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
A Wandering Kile Post . A foot tourist in Eastern Montana found a finger board marked Six Miles to Miles City . He traveled eight days and nine nights in the direction indicated before he reached that town , and found that the sign had been carried off b . a party of Indians and stuck up where he saw it . The Jolly Miller . Boys choose their partners except one who volunteers to be miller , and takes his stand in the middle of the room , while the rest , circling round , sing : There was a jolly miller , who lived by himself . As the wheel went round he made his wealth . One hand in the hopper and lite other in the bag . As the wheel went round he made his grab . At the word grab every one changes partners , and tbe miller secures himself a mate .
Drawing the Long Dow . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
Drawing the Long Dow . When a man has a bow and arrow as long as those used by the natives of Brazil , so that he has to lie down on his back and hold the bow with his foot when he shoots , they call it drawing the long bow . I am now going to tell you of some wonderful feats in ofchery , which equal those of our backwoodsmen with the rifle . The cloth yard arrows of the Anglo-Saxon soldiers won the victories over the French at Agincourt , Foictiers and Cressy . The poet VirgU , in the Eneld , tells of four archers who were shooting for a prize , the mark being a pigeon tied by a cord to the mast of a ship . The first man struck the mast of the ship with his arrow , the second archer cut the cord , and the third shot the pigeon as it was flying away . There now being nothing for the fourth archer to shoot at , he just drew his bow , and sent the arrow flying toward the skv with such a velocity that the friction of the air set the feathers on fire , and it swept on like a fiery meteo...
Pretty as a Picture . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
Pretty as a Picture . Baby doUs , dressed so that the robe will form a bag , are pretty and useful to hold needlework or handkerchiefs . Fasten with a strong needle and thread the front half of the bag to the doll , stitching close to the hem but not through it , so as to avoid interfering with the drawing of the strings . A cap , made of lace , either fastened on with needle and thread or gum , is a great improvement . Any sized doll , of course , can be used , making the robe in proportion to the size .
Halloo !! [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
Halloo !! The invention of home-made telephones exhibits much ingenuity , and whether extremely useful or not ls frequently productive of much amusement . The following directions for making a cheap and serviceable telephone , good from one form honse to another , only requires enough wire and two cigar boxes . Make a hole about half an inch in diameter in the bottom of each box , and then place one in each of the houses you wish to connec * Get flve or ten pounds of common stovepipe wire , make a loop ln one end and pull it through the hole in your cigar box , and fasten it with a nail ; then draw it tight to the other box , supporting it when necessary with a stout cord . You can easUy run your line Into the house by boring a hole through the glass . Support your boxes with slats nailed across the window , and your telephone is complete . One that is 200 yards long and cost 45 cents , carries music when the organ ls played thirty feet away in another room . Success depends upon th...
From an Autibiography . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
From an Autibiography . LEAP TV . For a whole week I knew no will , save that of my little master , who would have me eat and drink from his plate and cup , and lie side by side with him in the roomy crib . But one morning when he went off to sleep as usual with his arm about my neck , and I couldnt close my eyes for thinking what glorious fun it would be to go ratting , I heard the door open softly , and two sweet little voices blended in one cry out entreatingly : Oh , mamma ! please maynt we come in and see brother and his doggie ? Well be so good ! who told you about a doggie ? Why ! came the whispered answer , Brother Georgie said he smelt a mice , and he heard it snore , and Tie knew it was a doggie . Oh , that comical boy ! murmured the mistress , half aloud . Then she came to the side of the crib , and looking down into my upturned eyes said , Poor Uttle thing , you must be very tired of lying there so stiU . I wagged my tail gently ln assent . So she kissed the dear tiny ha...
A Gay Little Affair . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
A Gay Little Affair . If made of alternate layers of scarlet and dark green , buttonholed with yellow twist , this hand some little penwiper is . a charming gift . The emblematic text , Faith , Hope and Charity , may be written thereon in letters of golden tinsel . Mo promises are so often broken as those for which no particular time is fixed .
A LOCK OF HAIR [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
A LOCK OF HAIR ____ WEBB McNEJL . A single curl that clings about my fingerImbued with life Its glossy tendrils seem—Of nut brown hue just shot with gold ; I linger Wliile bitterest tears bedew it as I dream . Strangehowtheyears , unnumbered , halfforgotten , Like lustrous pearls with severed clasp , that slip From off the shining lengths and leave no token . Save vanished , left a name upon my lip . Ah , his name , twas last In anger spoken . Could I forgive the unkind words lie spake ? Ah , me ! to-day were this dumb silence broken , Id kiss the lips that thought my heart to break . With loving kindness I the breach would narrow , With fond caress would hush the angry tone ; Would cliertsh never words nor thoughts that harrow Too late , too late ! so many years have flown . It cannot be that twenty years Ive squandered In vain regrets ; and yet it must be so ! Ah me ! will we meet again , Ive wondered t No , no ! this curl is brown , mine white as snow . A letter f What ! and with...
FALSELY ACCUSED ; OR , Helen Eolleston ' s Lover . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
FALSELY ACCUSED ; OR , Helen Eolleston s Lover . The Most Interesting and Fasci nating Story Ever Written . BY CHARLES BEADE . SYNOPSIS . The reader is introduced to merchant Wardlaw and son—the former the head of an old and honored mercantile establishment in London , a man of . Btnct integrity , and hard as iron ; the latter a fast young man , nan just passed the Oxford examination under the severe tutoring of his intimate friend , the Eev . Robert Penfold . The son has led a fast life at college , gambled and in debt , ana hopes to talte up his father shusmessand pay his own urgent obligations . The son is a remarkable imitator with pencil nnd pen . A note for two thousand pounds signed by Wardlaw , Sr ., and endorsed by PenfoliT , has been discounted by a bill broker , and found to be a forgery . Penfold is arrested , found guilty , and sentenced to penal servitude in Australia . The son , Arthur Wardlaw , meantime falls madly in love with General Eolleston s daughter Helen . Th...
MISOELLANEOUS [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
MISOELLANEOUS Arrivals of Holstelns . Mr . S . S . Mann , of Elgin , 111 . . reports the arrival at quarantine , of sixty-two fine Holstelns , two of which were purchased at a cost of , $ 1 , 000 each . They are of the Aggie family , and are unexcelled . Mr . Mann is at present quite ill , which will be a source of regret to his numerous friends . • Preserving Manure . The value of manure depends upon the mannei in which it is preserved and the quaUty of the material from which it is created . No two manure heaps are alike in composition , nor are the results from manure uniform , as many suppose . Farmers may not always be in a position to control the quality of the feed they allow . but whether it be good or bad it is important that all manure be carefully preserved in order that it may benefit the crops and enrich the soil . On nearly all farms the manure and litter are thrown in a heap in the barnyard , the cornstalks and straw being added to increase the bulk , and to assist in...
Page 23 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
AVERS Ague Cure IS WARRANTED to cure all cases of malarial disease , such as Fever and Ague , Intermittent or Chill Fever , Remittent Fever , Dumb Ague , Bilious Fever , and Liver Complaint . In case of failure , after due trial , dealers are authorized , by our circular of July 1 st , 1882 , to refund the money . Dr . J . C . Ayer &amp; Co ., Lowell , Mass . Sold by all Druggists . CAST-IRON LAND ROLLER . ^ ¦ ¦¦ t (_» Two Sections . ) These Rollers cost about one-third more than common ones , but they aro worth more than three of any other kind . For circulars , address DICKEY &amp; PEASE , MANUFACTURERS , RACINE , WIS [ This is the firm that manufactures the Celebrated A . P . Dickey Fanning Mills , known the world over . Also the Peerless Corn Sheller . Theireoods are always first-class . —Editor . ] Mention the Farm , Field andFireside . NEW YORK , PEKN . £ OHIO R . A . In connection with ERIE RAILWAY , FORMS THE Great Through Route BETWEEN THE EAST AND WEST ! No...
Page 23 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 July 1884
COSTIVENESS affects seriously , all the digestive nnd assimilative organs , including the Kidneys . When these organs are so affected , they / ail to extract from the Wood the uric acid , which , carried through the circulation , causes Rheumatism and Neuralgia . The functions of the Liver are also affected by costiveness , causing Bilious Disorders . Among the warning symptoms of Biliousness are Nausea , Dizziness , Headache , Weakness , Fever , Dimness of Vision , Yellowness of Skin , Pains in the Side , Back and Shoulders , Foul Mouth , Furred Tongue , Irregularity iu the action of the Bowels , Vomiting , etc . The Stomach suffers when the bowels are constipated , and Indigestion or Dyspepsia , follows . Fetid Breath , Gastric Pains , Headache , Acidity of the Stomach , Waterbrash , Nervousness , and Depression , are all evidences of the presence of this distressing malady . A Sure Relief for irregularities of the Stomach nnd all consequent diseases , will be found in the use of ...