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CHAIRMAN BOARD SUPERVISORS SANGAMON COUNT ! . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
CHAIRMAN BOARD SUPERVISORS SANGAMON COUNT ! . The gentleman whose portrait appears below has set the pace for county officials , that , if followed by the gentlemen holding similar positions in other counties in this and other states , can but greatly promote the agricultural interests of their respective localities . The members of the Board of Supervisors of Sangamon County have made frequent appropriations to aid the County Farmers Institute in conducting experiments in growing sugar beets , in malting exhibits of farm crops at the State Fair , etc . In 1 S 99 and 1900 , the Sangamon County Farmers Institute made an effort to interest the farmers !* : the holding of township institutes , and the prospects are very encouraging for the early completion of such organizations in each township outside of the city of Springfield . The Hon . . Joseph O . Joy , chairman of the Board of Supervisors for the county , has been appointed chairman- of the township institute committee for 1900 ...
BOYS CONTENT ON FARM . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
BOYS CONTENT ON FARM . Mr . Charles Lynn , who has had ample opportunity for extended observation of the many advantages of Rural Free Delivery of . Mails , writes : Rural free delivery will , in my opinion , go a long way in the settlement of the question that is now receiving the attention of all fanners institutes , granges and agricultural papers— How to keep the boys on the farm . If daily papers and all other character of mail are supplied daily at the farm door , such a blessing will assist materially in . making farm life more comfortable . It Is due to the farmer that some of the advantages of a generous mail service should be extended to him . Rural free delivery , good roads and the telephone will prove wonderful agencies in driving away the dull monotony of farm life , bringing as they will the comforts of city life to tho farmer s home and gladdening hourly the hearts of all .
MARQUETTE , ON LAKE SUPERIOR , [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
MARQUETTE , ON LAKE SUPERIOR , is one of the most charming summer resorts reached via the Chicago , Milwaukee &amp; St . Paul Railway . Its healthful location , beautiful scenery , good hotels and complete immunity from hay fever , make a summer outing at Marquette , Mich ., very attractive from the standpoint of health , rest and comfort . For a copy of The Lake Superior Country , containing a description , of Marquette and the copper country , address , with four ( 4 ) cents ln stamps to pay postage , Geo , H . Heafford , General Passenger Agent , Chicago , HI . «
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
.... DISPERSION SALE .... PUBLIC AUCTION OF BBKKSHIRB S WINB HT — BUSHNELL , ILL ., AUGUST 22 , 1900 . The brst specimens of the breed , and the most popular families of Berkshires with unexcelled prize records will be included In this final sale of u herd that for many years has stood second to none at the leading State Fairs . This mile will include all of my choice Brood Sows—a grand lot of individuals with unsurpassed breeding . KARON DUKE IX 44533 , will be sold ; and too much cannot be • aid of his breeding nnd quality . Ho is one of the largest and best boars of the breed . De weighed near 800 pounds as a yearling , and Is a very smooth , even and perfect hog , nicely proportioned , with quality to suit the most critical . Seven grand aged sows will be sold , sired by BLACK KNIGHT , my Champion Sweepstakes boar at tbe Columbian Exposition , and winner of seventeen other 1 st and champion prizes In 1892 , 1 R 03 and IBM aft tlie leading State Fairs , beating overy boar he ever...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
DEDt / QUIQEQ of Extra Quality ! DtmVOnintO Best of Breeding . We are offering our entire stock of registered Berkshires at a special private sale , having sold our ranch , to give possession Sept . 1 st next . Oar stock combines the Longfellow , King Lee , Model Duke and Duchess strains . Sows bred . Young sows and boars for fall breeding , and weanlings in lots to suit purchaser . Address for particulars , GEO . E . BROWN , DECATUR , TEXAS . ft l a • Recent additions of imported blood ranks my herd ujt ,-v mm \ m trs ys \ 1 MA ^ among the very best . rjC £ I |\ ^ I I I I t &gt; , J Exceptionally fine lot of spring pigs and fall sow » of * - **¦** IlfcJIHl ****** very best of breeding . J . InZ . QBRMRN , JiliYJBOHE . NBB , F » . © . BOX H . BERKSHIRES If you need a boar to head your herd , or a sow to top your breeding animals , my twenty-five years experience in breeding and exhibiting , together with the high quality of my stock , will enable me to supply what you want ....
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
Illinois Farm FOR SflliE 345 acres in Douglas County , 1 \ miles from station , \ mile from school , good buildings and fences . 290 acres well tiled corn ItCnd . 55 acres blue grass pasture timbered with sugar maplegrove of over 1000 trees ; will produce 3 Q 0 to 400 gallons syrup a year . Flowing Well in pasture , considered one of the best stock farms in the county . Price and terms reasonable , will take a smaller farm of equally as good land in part payment . John S . Campbell , Decatur , III . THE VALLEY VIEW HEAD Some choice pigs and a . few sows bred , for sale . - &lt; 1 . I have as good Berkshires as money can buy . Have sold many good ones for years past , and have some first class Berkshires for sale that are well bred , and can win prizes in good company . GEO . W . DOZER , Rosevillc , Ohio ( When writing mention The Farm Home . ) OF BERKSHIRES ^ . WELL BRED BERKSHIRES I have some well bred November Berkshires of good quality that will be sold at a bargain . The...
ARDEN HERD OF JERSEYS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
ARDEN HERD OF JERSEYS . There are no better strains of Jersey cattle than you will find in the Arden herd . There is no more enterprising and honorable business man than ; Hon . H . N . Higinbothan , the proprietor of the Arden Herd . • Breeders of Jersey cattle desiring . bulls , cows or heifers of the best butter producing strains will learn of • what they most desire in this line by writing Mr . J . D . Thompson , Joliet , 111 ., the Superintendent of the Arden • Herd . King of Arden 58135 , now at the head of the Arden herd , was sired by the great bull , Pictor 2291 , T . H . B . ~ P . S ., and his dam is the noted cow , Egyptian Buttercup 7496 , T . H . B . — F . S . King of Arden 58135 is a bull of rich breeding and excellence in all that constitutes a sire of great butter producers . He was awarded tine Parish prize on the Island of Jersey in 1898 . He was the first prize bull in the yearling class in 1898 at the St . John s Agricultural Society Show . In 1899 , as a two-yea...
ANGUS CATTLE . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
ANGUS CATTLE . Attention is invited to the advertisement of Angus cattle by Hon . A . P . Grout , of Winchester , 111 . Mr . Grout has 25 bulls of serviceable age , and among them some grand individuals of the Pride , Ji .. and Erica families , sired by Pride of Albion . The forty cows offered by Mr . Grout are very superior individuals and of the choicest breeding . Mr . Grout gives breeders a rare opportunity to select the foundation of a new herd of the best quality and breeding , or to add to herds already established at reasonable prices first class animals of the most popular families .
DISPERSION SALE . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
DISPERSION SALE . Geo . E . Brown , of Decatur , Wise County , Texas , writes : To close an estate we now offer our entire herd of fashionably bred Herefords fof sale , consisting of thirty cows , three and four years old ; thirty bulls and heifers from four to sixteen months old . These cattle are all Texas bred and below the quarantine line , are particularly desirable to breeders- in the fever belt . This herd has been built up at great expanse or the most popular lines of breeding combining the blood of Anxiety , Lord Wilton , Garfield , Lady Wilton , Sir Bartle Frere , Peerless Vvilton , The Grove III . and Horace . The ranch being sold , possession to be given September 1 st , this entire herd will be sold in the meantime , without reserve , in one body or in lots , to suit the buyer . The young things under two years old were sired by Kodax s Best 73880 , purchased of C . A . Stannard , proprietor Sunny Slope herd , Emporia , Kan . • We are using this season Longvlew 83240 , ...
LEADING SOUTHDOWN BREED -ERS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
LEADING SOUTHDOWN BREEDERS . In Volume VIII . of the American Southdown Record just from press , we find the following named breeders the owners -of a larger number oi Southdowns , therein recorded than any other breeder in their respective states and provinces : l &gt; E . A .-Bishop , Talladega , Ala . ¦ C . T .- Thomas , Alexander , Ark . H . Cornelius Judd , Bethel , Conn . Scott Nesbit , Washington , D . C . T . B . Brady . Oakhurst , Ga . J . A . Leland , Springfield , 111 . Uriah Privett &amp; Co ., Greensburg , lnd . A . H . Edwards , Audubon , Ia . Booth Ross , Edgerton , Kan . A . J . Alexander , Spring Station , Ky . W . G . Hilton , Anson , Me . J . E . Towers , Easton . Md . Frederic E . Wells . Greenfield , Mass . E . C . Wheaton , Marshall , Mich . C . L . Wilcox , Lakefield , Minn . Saunders &amp; Hogan , Starkville , Miss . Thos . P . Hamilton , Auxvasse , Mo . L . G . Todd , Union , Nob . W . E . Waterhouse &amp; Son , Barrington , N...
THE MISSISSIPPI . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
THE MISSISSIPPI . Summer journeys are usually pleasure exertions . After the weariness , the dust and the rapid transit the traveler needs rest and forgetfulness . The craving for Nature s beautiful revelations is not satisfied . But a river trip , a ride on the steamboat , especially if the river is the Mississippi and the boat the Quincy , from the magnificent bridge at St . Louis to the wooded hills of Northern Minnesota . From Alton to Grafton the high bluffs approach the water s edge and the pitting cliffs remind us of castles and massive fortifications . Indian legend and poetical fancy fill the imagination , with delightful visions of the past while the steady motion of the boat as it carries us into new and everhanging scenes of beauty reveals to us the reality of pleasure-rest . The river towns are full of interestLouisiana , Hannibal , Quincy , Minnesota . We recall the fun at the landing ; the crowds , the transfer of freight , the momentary mingling of inhabitants and th...
is ortereci BERKSHIRES IN TEXAS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
is ortereci BERKSHIRES IN TEXAS . An unusual opportunity breeders to purchase at special private sale , a grand lot of Berkshires , the property of the Geo . W . Brown Co ., Decatur , Wise County , Texas . The ranch of said company has been sold , possession to be given September first , necessitating the sale in the meantime of the entire herd of Berkshires , without reserve , in one body or in lots to suit the buyer . The foundation of this herd of Berkshires was bought from the well known herd of C . A . Stannard , of Emporia , Kan ., and is strictly first class in breeding . The large demand for superior Berkshires in Texas and the desire for a I show herd of outstanding excellence induced , tlie Browjv -Co . to purchase and breed only first class stock . [ The herd referred to above combines the Longfellow King Lee , Model Duke and Duchess strains . Sows bred , young sows and boars foi fall breeding and weanlings will be sold in lots to suit purchasers . The immediate necessity...
YEAR BOOK , IT . S . DEPT . OF AGL . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
YEAR BOOK , IT . S . DEPT . OF AGL . The June circular of the United States Department of Agriculture makes the following reference to the 1 S 99 Year Book , which our readers can obtain by writing their respective members of congress . The circular speaks of said book as follows : The first part , as usual , is devoted to the annual report of the Secretary of Agriculture . The second part consists of 26 papers contributed by the various bureaus , divisions and offices of the department . These papers are largely historical and give a comprehensive review of the progress and development of a century • in most branches of scientific inquiry having a direct practical bearing upon agriculture . They portray the development of science in its application to agriculture in the United States during the nineteenth century . The third part , or appendix , has been enlarged and , in addition to the department directory , directory of colleges and experiment stations , and lists of various agr...
MANY FRIENDS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
MANY FRIENDS . Mr . R . A . Kirkman , Pendleton , lnd ., has some well bred Berkshires and finds a quick and profitable market for all he can breed . He writes : When I commenced breeding Berkshires they had no friends in my locality . But now they have many as you wilt see from my list of sales . I have sold all I raised last year for breeding purposes only .
THE DELIGHTFULLY COOL SUM- [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
THE DELIGHTFULLY COOL SUM- MER RESORTS Of the north and northwest are reached most quickly and comfortably via the Chicago and Northwestern Ry ., among the principal resorts being Milwaukee , Waukesha , Madison , Pistakee Lake , Lake Geneva , Fond du Lac , Green Lake , Devil s Lake , Green Bay , NeenahMenasha , Marquette , Gogebic Lake , Ashland , St . Paul , Minneapolis and Duiuth . For tickets , rates and full information , apply to any ticket agent , or for a copy of Hints to Tourists , giving detailed information , send two cents in postage to N . M . Breeze , 49 North Pryor street , Atlanta , Ga ., or W . B . Kniskern , General Passenger and Ticket Agent , Chicago .
VALLEY VIEW BERKSHIRES . ' [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
VALLEY VIEW BERKSHIRES . Mr . George W . Dozer , Roseville , O ., writes : My spring crop of Berkshire pigs is the very best lot that I have ever raised , and I have for years past pleased hundreds of customers with good ones , and have many voluntary testimonials to confirm this statement . The Berkshire hog is the leadingr favorite in this section of Ohio today ; he is fast succeeding the Poland China and Chester White breeds . During the past two years the Berkshire Iras dem &gt; onstrated its superiority over other breeds of swine , as possessing better feeding qualities , finer quality of product , early maturity , large litters , uniformity ot size , marking quality , etc - The attention of our readers rs Invited to the adverUseunejjt o ( «&amp; J , JP 0 * 3 § r _ l 9 _ tWaJ $ B \ a .,
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
FARMER AMD BREEDER THE FARM HOME ( POBLISHBD MOKTHI . T ) Subscriptions may begin the first of any month . Term * for subscriptions In the United States . Canada and Mexico , S 1 . 00 a year , payable ln advance . Forelsn subscribers must remit in advance , those within the Postal Union sending 12 cents additional eaeh year for postage . Remittances should be sent by bank draft post-office or express money order payable to ine Farm Home Oo . The name on your paper s yellow label will show to the first of what month your subscription has been paid No other receipt ls given unless stamp ls east . Chance of Addrsss Kindly send us both your old and • ew address a week previous to the -date of t * e desired change . Diacanitaaaneos . Beaponslble subscribers will continue te taeelTe tM * journal ant 1 * be pnbllsheri • re notified by letter to discontinue , wnen all arrearages must be paid . M If you * ° J * ° * wish the joornal continued for another year after vour subscription ha ? ** V...
in breeding and individual merit . I really think that the twelve young sows [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
in breeding and individual merit . I really think that the twelve young sows between six and twelve months old can hardly be duplicated ; they combine size and finish in a very high degree . Such heads and feet are hard to find . It is with much reluctance that we consign this lot of sows , as we can get more for them here at home ; bui if we consign any , we must send those that will be a credit to our herd and to the sale . Every animal will be in good condition and perfect health . We have not lost a pig or hog with disease since 1893 . We cordially invite breeders and farmers to come to this sale and look over our consignment , and if you want anything good you will have a chance to buy at your own price . We trust that you will appreciate the quality , and bid accordingly .
THE GREAT AMERICAN BERK -SHIRE SALE . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 July 1900
THE GREAT AMERICAN BERKSHIRE SALE . Merited praise is not flattery , and there is but small danger of overdescribing the good things that go on in this sale . The accomplishments and doings of the consignors to this offering have been for years an open book to the public . The writer has had the pleasure of seeing specimens from these herds win in hottest competition in nearly every state where hogs are shown , as well as of selling both before and after being shown , many of these great winners . It is worthy of note that at Springfield , Aug . 8 and 9 , 1899 , and for some years past , many such fancy specimens have been sold at what proved to be very moderate . prices indeed , in the light of their after performances , and this will be more especially true of the Aug . 8 and 9 sale than ever on account of the increased number of noted breeders who have boiled down their entries , and are making a supreme effort to eclipse all former efforts . A few hundred dollars judiciously inv...