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Tbe Berkshire [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
Tbe Berkshire nm . tmm mm » GOOD FOR OHIO . Karl B . Clough , North Amherst , O ., the popular Vice President of the American Berkshire Association for Ohio , has been making an active canvass among the Berkshire breeders of said state for the purpose of securing consignments to make a public sale of fifty head of Berkshires . In a late letter he writes : After corresponding with Ohio breeders I find that they are all in favor of a public sale , but that they have nothing at present to put in . The past year has been a record breaker for Ohio breeders . It is good news to say that there is hardly a Berkshire in Ohio for sale . I think that we may be able to arrange for a bred sow sale for next February . Mr . W . H . Ker , Prairie du Rocher , continues to have a large run of sales . In late letter he writes of 42 recent sales . He has just received orders for two to go to Texas , one to Arkansas , and one to Nebraska . He has thirty fine pigs for summer trade and will be well suppli...
Page 9 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
Sunny Slope Berksfilres Largest herd of registered Berkshires in the world . Young Stock of both sexes for sale . Write for what you want . Prices Reasonable . C. A. Stannard , Emporia , Kan . WELL BRED BERKSHIRES I have some well bred November Rerkshires of good quality that will be sold at a bargain . They were sired by Baron Lee IX . 48275 and Golden King 53378 , boars of extra quality and breeding . I have some fine young pigs sired by Artful Duke 53376 . These Berkshires will suit buyers both in price and quality . Clarence F . Gilbert , Everett . Mo
i Jersey Cattle [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
i Jersey Cattle UTILITY AND BEAUTY COM B 1 KED—( Continued ) . II . Of late years much attention has been given in England to public tests at the fairs . As a rule , the cream is churned . The greatest of these shows is held at Tring , the country seat of Lord Rothschild , one of the most enthusiastic breeders of Jerseys in England . In these public tests the cows are usually divided into two classes : 1 . Cow not exceeding 900 lbs . in live ¦ weight ; and 2 . Cows exceeding 900 lbs . in live weight . At some of the shows , with the object of increasing the tendency toward continuity in butter making , the classes in the butter testa are divided into 1 . Cows having calved under a hundred days , and 2 . Cows having calved one hundred days or over . There is hardly a fair held in England today that has not , as one of its main features , a butter test . It will , I hope , be of some interest to your readers to learn something of the records made by the English Jerseys in these public...
ISouthdown Sbeep [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
ISouthdown Sbeep The Farm Home Is read by more parsons interested in Southdown sheep than any other journal in the country . Southdown breeders should not forget that they will save penalty fees by having their 1899 crop recorded before July 1 . To have your name carried in column Where to Buy Southdowns , for one year will cost you $ 5 . 00 . During the year the name will be repeated 300 , 000 times . Do you think $ 5 . 00 could be better invested ? Mr . J . A . Leland , Springfield , 111 ., last fall bred 51 Southdown ewes , of these five failed to lamb . one of the failures being a ewe ten years old . The 46 ewes brought him 58 live and two dead lambs . The entire flock is inoreased more than 100 per cent . Mr . M . C . Abrams , Manor , Texas , writes : My flock ram was two years old in April . He weighed 135 pounds at 1 year old ; 163 at 18 months and now 205 pounds . On May 22 he sheared 12 % pounds . My ewes sheared heavier than ever , as much as 9 pounds , 12 months and 10 da...
Page 11 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
fwtLfW&amp; i IWtVPwfc 25 gall . pkt . Mo . 100 gall . pkt . $ 2 . 00 . II looal druggist cannot supply , send us $ 1 . 76 for 100 gal ) , paoket . Cooper £ Nephswe , 142 Illinois St ., Chicago . Valuable premium to patrons . Gat pamphlet . ( When writing mention The Farm Home . ) WHERE TO BUT SOUTHDOWNS . Breeders and farmers desiring to purchase first-class Southdowns will serve their interests by sending to th « following well known gentlemen for price list , viz , j ILLINOIS . ¦ ¦ • « J . A . LELAND » .... Springfield MISSOURI . THOS . P . HAMILTON Aurvassa NEW JESUSEY . EDWABJD E . HORTON Chester FLORHAM FARMS , J . L . HOPE , SUP Madison NEW YORK . JOHN H . WARREN Hooslck Falls OHIO . CHAS . J . STUCKEY .... Mechanicsburg VERMONT . BILLINGS FARM , Geo . Aitken , Mgr Woodstock OREGON . OHAS . E . LADD North Yamhill WISCONSIN . GEO . MKERROW &amp; SON Susses Southdown Rams , % _ m t ^ / ROSE-OOMB LEGHORN . 1 _ o S « - ? \ WYANDOTTE . / - o • 3 25 J INDIAN GAME . ...
j Che Dairy j [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
j Che Dairy j SHOULD BUTTER BE COLORED ? By F . W . Moseley . The above is not a very serious question so far as artificial color effecting the actual quality of the butter itself is concerned . There is no better color than can be given it by the cows when abundantly fed on June grass , and if that color , or one near to it can be produced by breed or feed—or both—at other seasons of the year , what better can be asked for ? But it seems to be a settled fact that there is nothing in jurious in a vegetable butter color introduced through the cream into the butter . By its use in the right quantity a good June color can be produced , one that is pleasant to the eye and as a result makes the butter more acceptable to the palate . If the above be true , then what possible objection can there be to coloring butter ? The answer is it is a stumbling block when undertaking to prevent the makers of bogus butter from coloring their product in imitation of genuine butter . It is not necessary...
Page 12 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
JP THROW AWAY THOSE PANS , ^ BS ^ S Write for eepcial offer to Agents ^^¦ fl I on SHELDON SPARATOK , ^ 9 B | 1 unequaled in operation , workmanHffi $ | i ehlp and finish . All the Cream ¦ H ( I in 60 minutes . Rl I Sheldon Cream Separator Co . &lt; M | llliC 34 Clark St ,, Chicago . Ills . S MlamtBAl « aa « c A 11 the Cream &lt; mOSBIcY S in 60 minutes . ) f «* PRICE : UrCSITI a . l $ 7 . 00 to $ 15 . 00 . ( — Catalogue Free . \ SBD 3 r 310 r Agents Wanted . ) — *~ a ~~ ¦» • ¦ mmswm Mention this paper . ( MOSELEY &amp; PRITCHARD MFG . CO ., Clinton , Iowa . § AGood Wagon begins with good wheels . Unless tbe wheels ore good the wagon la a failure . IP YOIT BUY 7 THE ELECTRIC STEEL WHEEL mad 9 to nt any wagon—your wagon will always have good wheels . Cant dry out or rot . No loose tires . Any height , any width tire . Catalog free . ELECTRIC WHEEL CO . Boa » o 5 quincy , III . ¦ Br $ 50 Steel Range * SB ^ gj §§ , § WLIKE OUT g o 75 WMliSjlJnv Best bakers on ear...
g «« sa «« a « aam ««» f Home taking I ¦ >> aaaaaiaaa > a » aaaaasseaM [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
g «« sa «« a « aam ««» f Home taking I ¦ &gt;&gt; aaaaaiaaa &gt; a » aaaaasseaM DAUGHTERS OF ILLINOIS FARMERS . ( Mrs . Richard J . OglesDy and Mrs . Noble B . Wiggins , the Board of Managers of the Illinois State Fair School of Domestic Science , have sent a circular to the officers af County Farmers Institutes asking for the nomination of a young lady desiring the free scholarship to be given to each county In the state . • The State Domestic Science School Will be held in the Womans Building on the State Fair grounds beginning Monday morning , Sept . 24 , and closing Oct . 6 , 1900 . The circular referred to above states : Applicants must be between the Bges of seventeen and thirty and must have a common school education . All pupils must be present at all lessons and lectures and must observe the rules of the school . On entering , the small sum of five dollars must be deposited with the treasurer , to cover the board of the pupil during the two weeks ses...
Page 13 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
1 ... ,,, . . Addris * Win ., v &amp; ¦ WIL-ON Mid . UO , S 3 and 80 , Wabash A . ve ., CHICAGO , ILL . Music Teacher Miss Violet Chittenden Conservatory Graduate Teacher o f Piano , History , Theory , Harmony and Sight Singing . ^ est of References given as to experience and qualifications for teaching . Address The Farm Home . THE GIRLS Desirous of the best advantages for study in 7 VTUSIC KRT «» BUSINESS COURS 8 a s Will send for thtj ^ atalogue of the 7 aAlton Conservatory . This popular institution for many years has provided excellent facilities as a school of Music and Liberal Arts . The liberal patronage the Conservatory has received for years past proves that Alton , with its attndive surroundings and environment , was Mie bast fjlaco for such an institution . For information write RUTH C . MILLS , DIRECTOR . ALTON - - - ILLINOIS . ( Please mention The Farm Home in writing advertisers ) . NO GASH REOUIREO . ^ Vuii ? ££ ¥$ , fj ^^ f \^—ii _^_^ £ —^—_[!&amp; ....
| TbHnsTitufe j MM » i • m »« M « taim »» n » s ¦¦ [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
| TbHnsTitufe j MM » i • m »« M « taim »» n » s ¦¦ DISTRICT INSTITUTE . The Presidents of- theACQuptyj . J ^ : m ers Institutes of the 17 th Congressional district recently held a very interest : ing conference at the St . Nicholas hotel , Spring-field , 111 . The meeting was called to order by Col . Charles F . Mills , the director for the district , who nominated Capt . S . C . Wagener , President of the Christian County Farmers Institute , as chairman of the conference . Col . Mills was made secretary . The . counties in the district were represented by Presidents of Institutes as follows : Christian county , S . C . Wagener , of Fans . ... ¦ .... • : Logan county , J . T . Foster , of Elkr hart . ¦ Menard county , H . A . Wood , of Petersburg . Sangamon . county , B . - F . Workman , of Auburn . It was decided , to hold the Farmers Institute for the 17 th Congressional district at Petersburg Nov . 27 , 28 and 29 , 1900 , under the auspices of the Menard County Institute , and ar...
Page 14 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
. Write for prices on Field and Lawn PENCE Steel Frame Gates and Ratchets . Wire Staples and Nails Catalogue sent on application .. Chain-Stay Fence Co ., Sterling , 111 . Novelty Sickle and Tool Grinder . Tito simplest , fastest , easiest minder made . Grinds opposite sides of twosectionsatonce , preserving a correct level , and insuring true and even cutting . Novelty Automatic Stock Waterer • Suitable for all stock , can be attached to tank , barrel , or ? i-ln . pipe . Always supplies plenty but never waste ? . Freedom * rom mud , tilth and disease- Durable , practical , simple and cheap , l o sitive acting . Sendtor cir - culttraand pr ecs . FREE ¦&gt; S .- JI KOVEI / TX MANFG . CO ., Box 133 . Rock Island , Ills . ( When -writing mention The Farm Home . ) r-k 1 1 • . or importen , ranus my sera IX . / xHl / Chl VC * * T among tin ; very best . i \ t / Z I rv ^ I III Lvj Exceptionally line lot of spring pigs and fall sows of * - * ~* * « . % » - »¦»«« - —r— - yery best ...
l » ei »»» t »» S » H » H »« SSS »» S »» Farmers * Colleges j »» S » a ) S » s ^ Sf ¦ > ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦ » [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
l » ei »»» t »» S » H » H »« SSS »» S »» Farmers * Colleges j »» S » a ) S » s ^ Sf ¦ &gt; ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦ » IA . PRIZE FOR STUDENTS OF HORTICULTURE . As a mark of the growing Interest in , and importance of , horticulture in West Virginia , Hon . H . W . Miller , one of the directors of the Allegheny Valley Orchard Co ., has offered a prize of $ 10 in gold to the student in the University making the best grades in tiie course In fruit culture , and writing the best essay upon some practical problem in fruit growing . This is an encouraging move for the fruit interests of the state , and shows the interest that practical men are taking in the instruction offered . Now-a-days , when it is a battle with fungi and insects , as well as with one s competitors in the market , the old way ot beginning at the bottom and finding out by experience is out of the question . Gardeners used to be made by the apprentice system , but life is too short for that now . In our agricultural colleges th...
FRUITFUL FIELDS OF WASTE PLACES . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
FRUITFUL FIELDS OF WASTE PLACES . The great west contains vast stretches of the richest land , which needs only water to transform into fruitful fields . In many places also the water is available , but running to waste , and all that is needed is the expense of labor to create farming lands of the most profitable character , and at nominal prices . The possessor or an irrigated farm is in a measure independent of the weather . The drought at the seeding or in the growing time or rain at the time ot harvest have no terrors for him . but he can apply water when and in quantities as needed to produce the largest yield and pursue his harvest at his leisure , sure of a full yield and a perfect product . There are many thousands of irrigation systems in successful operation ; in fact , this is perhaps the oldest and most scientific system of farming . Many systems have also failed because the promoters have overreached themselves in trying to acquire riches by bonding and stocking such s...
n » »»»»<» »» eja »« j Tbe Publisher imsMmmmmmmmmsrmsM ¦ . ¦¦¦»¦•»»¦»« [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
n » »»»»&lt;» »» eja »« j Tbe Publisher imsMmmmmmmmmsrmsM ¦ . ¦¦¦»¦•»»¦»« Advert ! . ing Bates . Twenty cents per agate line , or 12 . 80 per Inch per lna , ertion . Agate measurement , an average of 8 words to the line . 14 linos to the inch . Width of column 2 H inches : lensthof oolumnlSOline * . Liberal discounts as per rate card upon application to address given below . Oopy aua cuts must , reach the office tne 1 st ay of month of issue , changes ten days in ftdTBDCPi All bills payable monthly as rendered in Mew York or Chicago Exchange . All space contracted for must he used within one year from date of contract . Positions may bo contracted for subject to earlier contracts with other advertisers , provided such positions do not conflict with the publisher s idea of the general make-up of the advertising paer-s Advertisers are invited to investigate and test Tho Farm Home s circulation ny every known proof , and to send their representatives for a personal inspection ....
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1900
Our circulation ( over 25 , 000 ) covers the best field , and The Farm Home , Spring-Held , Illinois , is the best medium fur reaching the best class of farmers . Merchants and manufacturers desiring the &lt; - &lt; - ; unt &gt; -y trade of the irest claps of . farmers , breeders and the prosperous rural population , only need a keyed trial advertisement in The Farm Home , Springfield , 111 ., to become constant advertiser s in this first class medium . The Farm Home reaches more than twenty-five thousand families of prosperous up-to-date farmers .