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JAMES p ILEY . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
JAMES p ILEY . It is _ with sincere re gret that we announce the death IS . James Rilev , of Thorntown , Ind ., Myj 1 2 , 1900 , of pneumonia . )? Mr . Riley was born December 15 , 1 S ? 4 , in Switzerland county , Indiana , and was widely known as a successful breeder of Berkshire swine . He had an extended reputation as a grower ot seed corn and . jsas a _ vrot-. g ^ - ~ ^ . v ~^; - turer at Farmers ^ rns ^ rnjt ^ irTeeffiigt and conventions of farmers and live stock breeders . His trade In Berkshires extended to all portions of the United States and Canada . His successful exhibts ot Berkshires at the leading county , slate and World s Fairs have made his name and herd famous wherever the breed is known . The high standing of the deceased in Berkshire circles and esteem entertained for him by his associate breeders will be presented in the near future in lilting resolutions . As a grower of pedigreed seed corn , Mr . Riley was the peer of any man and his name will remain high on ...
THE BERKSHIRE . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
THE BERKSHIRE . Mr . George F . Weston , superintendent of the Biltmore Farms , writes the American Swine Herd as follows : In your issue of this month , I . O . Waylance states that he considers the Berkshires the Aristocratic hog , and mentions the Biltmore Farms as strengthening this idea . . Now he may say what he likes about the Farms , but must find something better than this to sling at the Berkshire , if he wants to hnrt them . I wish to add to trie ^ SBl £ a « ^|»^ BerksW ^^ - ^ j ^^ e 5 i ^ jre _ also the packer s hog , and the poor man s hog , and can prove it , also . These farms have been breeding hogs for nearly ten years , and when in 1895 it was determined to go on a large scale for some breed , a careful examination was made of the merits of the different breeds , there being no sentiment at all in this matter , and quite as much attention being given to the probable demands of the future as the present sales of any of these . The Berkshire gained the day for many r...
PUBLIC SPIRIT . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
PUBLIC SPIRIT . The members of tbe Board of Supervisors of Sangamon county are noted for their public spirit and enterprise , and have done much to promite the development of the agricultural resources of the county . Sangamon county for years past has had a large and very creditable display of farm products on exhibition at the Illinois State Fair , which has been made possible only by the aid rendered by the Board of Supervisors . A committee of public spirited citizens , appointed by the County Farmers Institute without any compensation , has devoted much time and labor in collecting and placing on exhibition at the State Fair a creditable display of the products of the farm . The premiums offered by the State Fair for such exhibits with the appropriation made therefor by the Board of Supervisors , have not been sufficient to cover the expense of the agent employed to do the work and such shortage has in several instnees been made up by the business men of Springfield . The follo...
POST GARDENS [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
POST GARDENS Agricultural work at western army posts , somewhat neglected during the late war , will be resumed . When the time shall have arrived for beginning the season s farming an officer will be designated at each military post where public lands are available to take charge of the management and cultivation of the post garden , and to this end a suitable detail will be furnished from the garrison of not exceeding 2 per cent of the maximum strength of the command , except that this may be increased by special fatigue parties to plant and save crops in emergency and in the harvest season .
SATISFACTORY SALES . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
SATISFACTORY SALES . The Farm Home , of Springfield , 111 ., is the medium that reaches more than nine-tenths of the breeders of Jersey cattle , Berkshire swine and Southdown sheep and the twenty-five thousand families of up-to-date farmers who welcome each issue of The Farm Home are liberal cash buyers of every article needed on the farm . When you wish to make quick and satisfactory sales , advertise in The Farm Home .
FARM LIBRARY . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
FARM LIBRARY . The books named on the following list should be given a prominent place in every farmers library . Said books will be presented to subscribers of The Farm Home free of cost on receipt of the price named , which price will not only give the remitter the book or books , but extend the suliscription the same as if sent altogether for The Farm Home . The books referred to above are as follows : FIELD CROPS . Plant Life on the Farm—Masters . 75 cents : A sketch of the physiology of plants , the way in which they are affected by environment , etc . Soils and Crops of the Farm—Morrow and Hunt . 75 cents : The methods of making plant food in the soil available are clearly described . A short history of each of the farm crops is accompanied by a discussion of its culture . The useful discoveries of science are explained and their application in agriculture illustrated . The Soil—King . 65 cents : Discusses origin and function of soils ; texture , composition and kinds of soils...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
fABMER AND BBIBSBB THE FARM HOME ( PUBLISHED MONTHXT ) Subscriptions may begin tbe first of any month . Terms for subscriptions In the United Slates , Canada and Mexico , 81 . 00 a year , payable ln advance . Foreign subscribers must remit in advance , those within the Postal Union sending 12 cents additional each year for postage . Bemfttances should be sent by bank draft , post-office or express money order payable to The Farm Home Co . Tho name on your paper s yellow label will show to the flrst of what month your subscription has been paid . No other receipt is given unless stamp ls sent . Chancre T Address Kindly sond us both your old and new address a week previous to the date of the desired change . Dtsrontlnnanee * . Sesponslblo subscribers will continue to reeelve ihfs journal until the publishers • re notified by letter to discontinue , when all arrearages must be paid . If you do not wish the journal continued for another year after TOUT subacrlptlnn has explroa . Yoa sho...
HISTORY OF THE JERSEY COW . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
HISTORY OF THE JERSEY COW . ( 1 . ) A discussion of the origin of the Jersey breed . ( i- . ) Her development on -the island ; the formation of the Royal Jersey Agricultural Society ; the establishment of the Jersey ( Herd Book under its auspices ; and an explanation of the most excellent system of registration on ( he island . ( 3 . ) The introduction into England of the Jersey cow ; the establishment of tile English Jersey Cattle Society and its English Herd Book ; and a resume of the work accomplished in England in the development of the Jersey , as wed as a history of the ancestors of the early importations from England to this country . ( 4 . ) The importations made by John A . Taintor and Samuel C . Colt , tooth of Hartford , Conn . ; John T . Norton , Karmington , Conn ., and others , in the titties ; those of Thos . Motley , Wm . B . Dinsmore , C . M . Beach , H . M . Wellington , O . S . Hubbell , E . F . Bowditch . S . J . Sharpless , C . L . Sharpless , Sir Roderick W . C...
fc ^ ant- ' ^' o ^ 3 ffg » afEafg * g » a / ga 3 fieriBaffi & g == asU—ci . ' ^^^^^ IStocK feeding . I [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
fc ^ ant- ^ o ^ 3 ffg » afEafg * g » a / ga 3 fieriBaffi &amp; g == asU—ci . ^^^^^ IStocK feeding . I BLOOD WILL TELL . The two days sale of the champion Fairview herd of Hereford cattle , concluded at the Dexter Park . Amphitheatre , Union Stock Yords , Chicago , by F . A . Nave , of Attica , Ind ., ranks as the greatest auction sale of Herefords ever held in this country , and breaks all records of auction sales of any breed since the celebrated Cochrane sale of Shorthorns in Dexter Park in 1874 , in which 24 animals brought $ 49 , 975 . In the Nave sale 96 animals sold for $ 64 , 415 , or an average of $ 671 each . Twenty bulls brought $ 19 , 085 , or an average of $ 954 . 25 each , and 76 cows $ 45 , 330 , or an average of $ 596 . 45 . The great champion bull , Dale was sold for $ 7 , 500 to Mr . Clem Graves , of linker Hill , Ind ., • Who bred and raised him , and sold him at his sale in Kansas City a couple of years ago for $ 1 , 000 to Mr . Nave . This is the highest ...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
FIB 8 T PREMIUM OMAHA AND TORONTO EXHIBITIONS . 60 DHYS ONLYI __ - ^^^ P^ T^ Tl SPECIAL nnntt \ ., of the offer . USED TO IIKAT HOG TIOTTSES . The Reliable Feed Cooke * Is the acknowledged lender In its line , endorsed by State , District » nd County Fairs , experiment stations , nnd 20 000 lpiiding farmers and breeders in tho U . B . and Canada . The superiority of lhe . RKLIA HLE PEED COOKERS is beyond question . Thoy are quick steamers , and require less fuel , time and attention to operate than any cooker made . They last longer than others because they are betiorconsfructed— best galvanized steel and no Hues to burn out rnst ont or leak-. Can bo ujod outdoors or sot to any fiuo . Cant born or rcorch the feed like a cauld on . stovo or pun cooUer . We guarantee them to be tho cheapest cooker on the mark-it lu the long ruo . Can be nsed to heat stock tanks In winter , to heat sheep dip , and to warm poultry and hog houses . Below we give a few of the many breeders that use and en...
SiDine : [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
SiDine : RAPE FOR SWINE FEEDING . By W . A . Henry , author of Feeds and Feeding , Dean and Director of Agricultural College and Experiment Station , University Of Wisconsin . Every stockman who has pigs should have a patch of rape for them , and now is the time to provide it . Rape may be sown any time from early spring until the first of August , and is ready for use from eight to ten weeks after the seed is sown . The seed may be sown with oats or barley , or it may be sown by itself . If with the former , let the oats appear above ground , and then sow on two or three pounds of rape seed and cover lightly with a harrow . The dragging will not kill -the oats , and will cover the rape seed . The rape starting after the oats will g ; row spindling because shaded . If sown at the same time , the rape would grow as fast as the oats and make trouble in harvesting . When the oats are cut , I the rape will spring 1 forward and fur- I nish feed . I Another way Is to sow the rape seed by ...
f ~ Poultry j * mr" II ¦ [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
f ~ Poultry j * mr II ¦ POULTRY TOPICS FOR JUNE . Mr . - H . H . Flke , Worth , 111 ., writes The Farm Home : As the season advances , we find that work on the poultry farms increases , and the fancier is more than busy taking care of his chicks . The man or woman who has not the time or inclination to give the chicks good care will tell you next fall that they had poor luck raising chickens this season . Breeders have been to considerable labor and expense in hatching the chicks and it is to your interest to develop them into as fine specimens as possible and to do this they must be kept growing . Do hot . let the old hen wander in the wet grass with her chicks , as such neglect is fatal to them . Young chicks must be kept warm and dry , and must be fed often with suitable feed . - The time of year is now at hand when the young stock must be separated . AU the early hatched chioks should be carefully inspected , all found to be good , enough for breeders , should be given plenty of...
A- NEW BOOK naLJjv ^ . ^ wvr'H . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
A- NEW BOOK naLJjv ^ . ^ wvrH . There has just been issued a magnificently printed and illustrated volume , 0 by H in size , and nearly 200 pagea , und » r the title of The Empire of the South . It is without exception the most comprehensive volume ever issued in the interest of any one section , and tells in a most intelligent and interesting way of the rapid strides being made by the country east of the Mississippi , and south of the Ohio and Potomac . Tho Southern railway is the publisher of this volume , and Mr . Prank . Presbrey , one of the leading students and writers in connection with southern interests , is its editor . While it is issued by a railroad company , it is not in any sense a ralroad advertisement , but is only an encyclopedia of the south and all of its varied interests . The volume contains more than 500 half-tone illustrations from photographs , and it is bound in a most attractive cover . The work has been received everywhere with the highest commendations a...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
The IMPROVED VICTOR Incubator hatches all the fertile eggs ; ta Blmple . aurubleuiid easily oper- prj ofed ; lGS pagi * catalogue contain- If ^ i ng in format ion nnd testimonials ! ** sent twc . pep , mil co ., qifmcr , m ^ jj ^ r &amp; [ When writing mention The Farm Home . ) kSJjSljjjgUt-L i | 3 ? fFwsS Ks ^ st . ^ 411 ^ gfjj ^ W 3 MT ££ m HlEsiE 232 ^ . 1 / « * = J FOR SALE Eggs for hatching ; for balance of season , 75 c per setting . Pure bred White Wyandottes , Black Lauguhans , S . C . Brown Leghorns , and Pekin Ducks . Breeding Stock for sale $ 1 . 00 to S 3 . 00 each . 1000 young birds for sale after Oct . 1 st . Hickory Heights Poultry Farm W . H . FIKE , Worth , III . UfB &amp; M ) in stSmSSs . Sill TQBuya » Bicycle Com * Mr « MB | S * fiffiJlpTb . V ai / *&gt; plete . Uncuaraittccd , a ^&amp;» fiS ^ iIlK 5 ^ 4 f A * fi J 8 aQ tfp-To . Uata nil ^ -V TF § £ ^ £ ggg 3 l « pill » JV M » 0 eh fully gaaraatwL U A 9 - rc &amp; W ^ Sflfc ...
| Berkshire Sales [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
| Berkshire Sales GREAT RUN OF BALES . The unprecedented number of transfers filed in the office of the American Berkshire Association in April overcrowed the ample space usually set apart for the publication of said sales . In our last issue transfers in States first in alphabetical order were published , including- a . portion reported from Nebraska , which state heads the list for this issue . Breeders no longer express surprise at the remarkable increase in the demand for Berkshires , but frequently have cause to regret that they have not made ample preparation to breed the unusual number needed to fill orders received for Berkshir . es from all portions of the United States . Berkshire breeders of late years advertise more extensively than heretofore , and all who advertise their herds in The Farm Home and promptly follow up inquiries by systematic line of correspondence report quick and profitable sales . The herds of the following weli known breeders of Berkshires are adverti...
WHERE TO BUY BERKSHIRES . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
WHERE TO BUY BERKSHIRES . WHERE TO BUY BERKSHIRES . Breeders and farmers desiring to purchase first-class Berkshires will serve their interests by sending to the following well known gentlemen for catalogiw and price list , viz .: ALABAMA . E . A . BISHOP Talladega SAM T . SMITH Troy ARKANSAS . J . W . BELL ... Beebe CALIFORNIA . WM NILES &amp; CO Los Angeles GEORGIA . J . G . B . ERWIN El-win ILLINOIS . F D . CRANE Mt . Sterling W . H . KER Prairie du Rocher J . W . GREENWOOD Loam ! R . Y . KINCAID Athens W . R . GOODWIN , JR Naperville M . D . PALMER Mendota D . H . SHANK Paris INDIANA , I . X . BARKER &amp; SON ! Thorntown IOWA . E . BREITBACH Cascade W . D . McTAVISH Coggon THOMAS TEAL Utica . KANSAS . C . A . STANNARD Hope KKirrucxr . W . F . LILLARD Lawrenceburg • CALDWELL NORTON Louisville FRIEND &amp; HAYWOOD ..... Madisonville or Hanson MARYLAND . A . M . FULFORD ... Bel Air ASA B . GARDINER , JR ... .... Glencoa E . M . GIDLET . ¦ .. 7 &gt; ...