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VETERINARY [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 1 December 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 com ulnlng no reference to subscriptions or to other departments of the paper . In relation to diseases and other ailments of live stock , It Is necessary that we be exoctly Informed of the symptoms as observed , else it will be impossible to fully understand and prescribe for the case . We cannot answer veterinary Inquiries by mail unless $ 1 ( the regular veterinary fee ) Is Inclosed . Castrating an Old Boar . ¦ • : Please tell ;* how to castrate an old boar . Can lfhe done- and the animal always live . — A . A ; Hamilton , Minn . —Secure 7 the boar firmly on his left side and pressing the testicles tightly ¦ against the skin of scrotum * make-a free Incision about V . Inch to the side of the seam or septum . Make the Incision as low as possible to Insure a tree di...
Differences in Cows andCowOwners [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 1 December 1898
Differences in Cows andCowOwners By D . H . Otis . DURING the summer of 1898 the Kansas ¦ Agricultural College Dairy made an investigation of the patrons of the Meriden Creamery to ascertain the income they were realizing 1 per cow for milk sold to the creamery . The poorest herd averaged , per cow , $ 7 . 54 annually ! and . the best one $ 42 . 09 , making a difference of $ 34 . 55 per cow ; Taking the poorest five herds the average cow is 9 . 44 and for the best five $ 33 . 74 , a difference of $ 24 . 30 or 257 per cent . Where recordshave been kept it has been found that it takes from . $ 20 to $ 30 to pay for ; keeping a cow . ; It will thus be seen that as far as milk is concerned the cows from : the poorest ; herds are running their owners in debt , ; the : only redeeming feature being the value of the calf produced ; These figures illustrate very clearly the need and likewise the possibility of materially increasing the income from the dairy cow . Manhattan , Kansas .
GROCERIES . [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 1 December 1898
GROCERIES . of the first quality and purity , bought at regular prices , are seldom offered on the terms made by the Consumers Supply Company , Atwuod building , Chicago . In consideration of your purchasing $ 13 . 50 worth at one time they present you with a $ 15 . 00 couch free , and send the goods * C . U . D . subject to examination . This novel proposition will appeal to many enterprising housewives and heads of families . Their advertisement with full details will appear in next weeks Issue . Watch for it .
Page 15 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 1 December 1898
There is no reason why you should Believe all Men are Liars , Because You have not been one , or have not had Dealings with , an Honest Man with an Honest Article . I TELL THE TRUTH . and if you can prove me a liar , the editor of this paper is obligated to publish your proof for the benefit of his readers , and if you are as earnest and honest as I am and would leave the world better than you found it . as I aim to , then you will answer this advertisement , if not for your own , the good of some other suffering soul , who needs that man cannot make , to make him well . If you have tested many or alldoctors and man s made nostrums only to grow old- , er and worse , and though you have been made to believe there is no cure for you . and that all men engaged in the business are frauds , quacks and lying deceits , write to and give me the names of five friends and their postoffice address , and become convinced at tin • • •• nui &gt; Out will do for , \ uu what it Las fi . r s...
. Hog Raising on Alfalfa [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 1 December 1898
. Hog Raising on Alfalfa MR . H . P . GUMAER , superintendent of an . extensive ranch property in Kearny county , Kansas , on which hogs are reared in large numbers , writes his experiences and observations as to alfalfa for swine food , to Secretary Coburn of the Kansas State Board pf Agriculture , as follows : We began raising hogs in the fall of 1 S 93 . since which time he have had on hand 500 to 1 , 000 head . They have always been raised on alfalfa pasture and alfalfa hay in winter , together with sorghum—this ration supplemented with a little corn or other grain . We breed our sows to have pigs in February , March , and tlie first half of April , so far as we can ; then &gt; vhen the alfalfa is high enough for pasture the pigs will do to turn out . Pigs of this age are much sought after by eastern Kansas feeders in the fall , when from four to eight months old . . . » * * TO get the -best results from alfalfa pasture here in the Arkansas valley , it should be . Irriga...
Care of Bees in Winter [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 1 December 1898
Care of Bees in Winter By A . H . Duff . B EES need but little attention in winter if they have been put in proper condition in autumn and before winter is on . Bees must . be kept very quiet during winter , or rather during cold weather , and at all times that they are thus confined in the hives . Hives may be opened and examined on fine days when the bees are flying thickly , but this should not be done only in cases of absolute necessity . Every colony of bees should be . supplied with plenty of stores in autumn to last them all winter , for it is impossible to feed bees liquid food in winter , and we can onlv substitute candy instead , a * * A COLONY of bees found shortof food in winter may be carried over until warm weather with candy . This may be prepared by using the best grades of granulated sugar , and made into- solid bricks of candy by adding a very little water and boiling the same . These bricks of candy may be moulded right into a frame from the hives and Imng into th...
Imports of . Hogs at Marseilles [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 1 December 1898
Imports of . Hogs at Marseilles C ONSUL SKINNER writes from Marseilles , October 0 , 1898 : Some questions recently sentto me from Nebraska on tho subject of live-hog importations into France , having been referred , by mc to Henri Conte . of No . 8 rue Colbert , a Marseilles cattle dealer s agent , for reply , I . submit a translation of his letter , which fully covers all points : Since the arrival of some live hogs from Servia and Asia Minor about three years ago , none have been received at this port . The importation of foreign hogs is authorized on payment at the custom-hotise of : S francs ( $ 1 , 544 ) per 100 kilograms . • ( 220 . 46 pounds ) live weight 1 and supplementary charges as follows ,- per head : Francs . . Cents . Cost of lauding 0 . 25 = 4 . 8 Statistics ... ... ; . ; . 15 = 2 : 8 Sanitary inspection ........... .. 20 = 3 . 8 Octroi . ....... ... ... . 05 = 0 . 9 G Carriage , if hogs are big and fleshy ............ . 1 . 00 = 19 . 3 Commission and credit .. .......
QUERIST COLUMN . [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 1 December 1898
QUERIST COLUMN . Sign your name and address to all letters for this department .- * We take no notice of unsigned ; communications . We- will not publish the names if so requested . Questions will not be answered unless written on paper containing no refernce to subscriptions or other de ^ partments of the paper . Questions of low in this column are answered by O . R . Barnett , of the Chicago Bar , 1510 Monadnock building , Chicago . Owing to the large number of legal questions received by this department with -requests for reply by mall , we shall hereafter answer no legal queries by mall unless accompanied by a fee of $ 1 per question . Watchmakers Tools Please tell me where I can get implements for watch making . —Illinois Watchmaker . —Lapp &amp; Flershem , 105 , . 197 nnd 109 State St ., Chicago . • Mrs . Elizabeth . Wagner Will Mrs . Elizabeth ; Waguer please send her address to me , as 1 wish to correspond with her on business affairs .: —Mrs . J . F . Foster , Oakwo...
Some Questions for Answers [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 1 December 1898
Some Questions for Answers TO the Editop : I wish to submit a few questions : to your readers which 1 think will interest at least those of theni . in , tlie South : Why are we farmers in the bog ? Whose fault is it . that we are depressed ? We have a prosperous county , mild climate and a fertile soil © reducing crops of almost every kind ? 1 think the trouble lies right here . We go to the merchant for meat and lard and pay him fen cents a pound for them when we can raise them for five cents per pound . • -.-.. Why do we pay the merchant fifty cents for a gallon , of molasses when we can raise it for fifty or twenty ? Why let . our soils run down for want of fertilizer when there is tons of it wasting around us ? Why pay a dollar a hundred for it when it would cost nothing ? Why sell our cotton seed for five dollars a ton when they are . worth twenty to our lands ? . :. • • I think if these questions are rightly answered we will have a lesson worth learning . C . N . Louisiana . ....
I .. — t ~ t- TO CALIFORNIA . [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 1 December 1898
I .. — t ~ tTO CALIFORNIA . j Attention Is called to the excellent service : of the North-Western Line to California and ! tlie favorable rates which have-been made for ¦ ¦ single and round trip tickets for this season s j 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 con iit-cting lines .
Page 17 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 1 December 1898
^ HRRTHnRN Rill I : I 5 e irs - rc - ¦ Minnicd , « . - , ; OnUninUn 1 DULL yearling 1-olimd-Cliiim Boar ¦ J bweepstakes Winner , $ 25 ; March Flgo . ¥ 15 . IttA COITINGHAJI , Eden , 111 . Cuts IMPROVED FARMS FOR SALE f-ntlT 8 nnS . ii -A £° ACKI ! S ; for terms address , CHAS . ROBINSON , New Lisbon , Wisconsin . p . _ ^ -Hl ^^ s = ^ A Ar ?^ fi tne Hor 21 CMp ^^^^^^^? B Ifif ^^^^ LEAVlTT MFG . CO .. o ^ ^ fi-St ., Hammond , 111 ., U . S . A ^_ S _ B ) v * UILL more sheep than dogs do ; 3 !_ 2 s £ V . « HI more colts than barb wire ; ^ i ° S ?« fc * &lt; v i # L 5 . or 0 ApieB . tban cholera . ALL ZifyiBZ *; KINDS of intestinal and stomach HKgjSJglk . - . worms in sheep , horses and hogs are ¦ VSVBWI jK instantly killed and removed by feed- - __ £ fe » i __ B lng Summer s Worm l owders . ^ aS &amp; MvJf They cleanse the stomach , purify the f . .-Sitllra loou . aiddlgostlon , Improve the upv 8 afSifc » f &gt;» Petite nnd general health of the animal . iWnWr— S...
TIMELY TOPICS [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 1 December 1898
TIMELY TOPICS The Trend of ; Prices ; ^ AS a general principle it may be stated that the bank clearances are a pretty true index to . the trend of business and the degree of prosperity enjoyed by any city or country . For the week ending Nov . 23 the total bank clearings for the United States were $ 1 , 331 , 884 , 749 as against $ 1 , 727 , 271 , 033 for the week ending Nov ; 17 showing a decrease of $ 395 , 420 , 284 . Reference to our index table will show thai the index number for . last week was 7 . 427 as against 7 . 4 . S 1 tlie previous week , a decrease of . 054 ; the principal loss is in the price of cattle and hogs as there was ageneral advance in prices of cereals . . One of the most important financial incidents during the week was the announcement bythe Imperial Bank of Germauythat it had raised its minimum disc oant • nite from five and a half to six per cent . This action of the principal bank , of Germany , it would appear , was designed : to elwck the flow of gold ...
¦ What They All Say [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 1 December 1898
¦ What They All Say Jas . W . Wilson : Just a few lines to let you know that I have just returned from Chadbourri . N . C better known as . the Sunny , South Colony , and I must confess that the place Is better by far than advertised . Ihave crossed the Atlantic ocean ten times for the purpose of breathing the , air of old England ; now I have found a climate equal to-itin the United States . Lung troubles and . catarrh do not exist in the , Sunny South Colony . For me the climate is . perfection . ; Chadbourn Is only 080 miles , from New York and 300 miles from Washington , D . C , which places a colonist in easy reach of the great markets of gold bugs . 1 purchased forty-five acres , known as lot uumber 275 . in the Chadbourn tract , and ! ntend to buy more land . I consider that I have a very fine residence lot , although &lt; t is three-quarters of a mile from the depot and the same distance from . Chadbourn school . I saw Mrs . Potter digging sweet potatoes that weigh o...
Christianity and Civilization ^ [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 1 December 1898
Christianity and Civilization ^ P ROF . HERRON , Towa College , Grinnell , Iowa , is throwing some hot shot into the ranks of those who are opposed to the advance of civilization • n a course of Monday lectures at Willard Hall . Chicago . The . fifth in the course . The Conflict of Christ with Civilization , November 21 . was in part as follows : It is absurd to suppose that Jesus was put to death for going about healing sick people and appealing to individuals to be saved . or to be good as we understand these terms . He was crucified for disturbing the existing national order of things : crucified as a national menace , because He was aiming at the wrong at the heart of the . nation . His avowed purpose was to make the Jewish people a Messianic and redemptive nation to the world . When He was rejected it was a governmental as well as ecclesiastical rejection . His death was brought about by the politicians , who were also the priests , or belonged to the priestly party . The chief...
Will Tend to Commercial Equality [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 1 December 1898
Will Tend to Commercial Equality MR . JOHN A . GRIER is a writer on coinage of a national reputation . He has done as much clear thinking and cogent reasoning on this subject as any man we know . In his , article last week entitled Hints on the Study of the Silver Question one line was accidentally omitted in the linotype which tended to confuse his otherwise lucid utterance . We therefore repeat the paragraph and make the correction . The line omitted was gold bullion down and raise the exchangeable value of silver bullion . We quote a full paragraph to make the meaning clear : We contend that a fair treatment of silver will again tend to bring about tbe old commercial eouality . of about 16 to 1 . between the T bullion value of our silver dollar and pur gold dollar . We contend that since June 22 . 1874 . we have coined no dollars covered by that comprehensive clause of our law in 1792 that declares these dollars shall be a lawful tender in all • payments whatsoever . This clause ...