Elephind.com contains 7,982 items from Farm, Field, And Stockman
, samples of which are listed below. All items
from this newspaper title are freely available and can be searched from the search box above. You may also search the entire
collection of 2,949 newspaper titles in Elephind.com
The uses ofthe Breeds . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
The uses ofthe Breeds . Each breed of fowls has its characteristics , and hence special duties are assigned them . The Leghorns , Hamburgs , Houdans , Polish and Black Spanish are intended as layers only . They are not sitters , and are not expected to raise broods . The Brahmas , Cochins , Plymouth Rooks and Wyandottes are esteemed not only as layerjs , but must also produce large carcasses and fatten readily . Other breeds are considered as pets , the Bantams for instance , while the Polish are regarded as the most ornamental . Then again , there are merits and defects in all breeds . The Brahmas are well feathered , hardy and possess small combs that do not freeze ; are adapted to cold climates , but if not properly managed soon become too fat and do not lay . The Plymouth Rooks arc also hardy and well feathered , but are not as easily kept in confinement as are the Asiatics . The Leghorns and Hamburgs are good layers , but are small in size and easily fly over a high fence . The...
APIARY . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
APIARY . Honey Gathered by Bees . Mr . G . M . Doolittie , well known for his practical attainments in bee matters , in relation to the amount of honey a bee will gather during its natural life , generally less than the season of bloom , says , with a continuous and uninterrupted honey-flow within two miles of the hive , during the time which a bee lives , thinks that a bee might easily gather one ounce of nectar , which would take only 1 , 600 bees to gather 100 pounds . Of this amount it would take at least twenty-five pounds to supply the wants of the colony during the time the bee was living , and unless the nectar was thicker than we get it here , it would take three pounds of this nectar to make one pound of honey . So then we should have twentyfive pounds of honey as the product of 1 , 600 bees during their life , with an uninterrupted flow of nectar . While this might be possible , yet there are two things which make it improbable , the first being , as already stated , that...
Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
POULTRY SUPPLIES . Bone Meal , Ground Shell , Wire Netting , Egg Baskets , Incubators , Brooders and all kincls of Poultry Breeders Supplies . Send 2-ccnt stamp for catalogue . P . H . SPBAGUE , 178 South Water St ., Chicago , 111 . FIRST PRIZE GOLD MEDAL . Worlds Fair , Now Orleans . EUitEKA INCUBATOR , West Elizabeth . Pa . t IMPROVE rouB POULTRY . I have a large lot of Langshan . Light Bralmm and Plymouth Hock Fowls , all of strictly pure Stroins . for sale at reasonable prices . Write for circulars . Correspondence cheerfully answered . MRS . W . C . MIIXER , Union Poultry Yards , Union Mills , La Forte Oo ., Ind , Mention the farm * Field and Stockman . .
MISCELLANEOUS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
MISCELLANEOUS . The Mission of Birds . The mission of birds is twofold ; their natural mission and that in connection with the labors of the farmer and horticulturist . With these their chief value consists in the insects they destroy , especially during the nesting season . Their natural mission , is to hold a balance in nature , to prevent the too wide increase of insect life . Again , as between the farmer and the horticulturist , there is an antagonism . Many birds of great value to the farmer and gardener , robins for instance , are , during the fruit season , inimical to the pomologist . Yet how many of either class know friends from enemies in this respect . The farmer has a hereditary grudge against the crow , because it occasionally pulls some corn at planting time . The crow is one of the farmers best friends , if he did but know it , since all small animal life are its natural prey . The pulling of com may be prevented by easy and well known means . To give some idea of w...
Ninety-Day Seed Corn . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
Ninety-Day Seed Corn . MR . EDITOR — Dear Sir : I have a quantity of a superior quality of extra large field corn which has lately been originated , and which will mature in ninety days , thus filling a want long felt . Ears from twelve or fovrteen inches long , grains unusually large , cob slender , 130 bushels of shelled corn of this variety has been raised per acre . As I am extremely anxious to know what this corn will do in other climates before advertising it for sale , I will send a large sample package to any farmer who will give it a fair trial and proper attention and report his success with it , and ¦ who will inclose 10 cents in silver to pay postage , packing , etc ., thereon . In order to induce farmers to take umistially good care of this corn , so that I may have good reports to advertise next season , I will give $ 25 in gold as a premium to the one who raises the best ear and sends the best report , and $ 10 for second best . Address , New Carlisle , 0 . F . E . FR...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
SfMAwrliie Jrlff A Sows ALt , GRATNS . Orass Seeds , Flas * ITOWDIIQKD ter . Salt , Ashes , Fertilizers , BETTER _ , ^ . and FASTER than in any other way . KPftilnpaqt SAVES SEED by sowing PERFECTLY Dl Uaiibaal , IEYES : Readily attached to n . m . M I jaesfr / any wagon or cart . LASTS uOWBlS . llieuaS / ALIFKTIME . SOWS 80 ACRES » ula - \ BJ 5 S 7 A DAY . Crop ONE-FOURTH —— — j == ujr I LARGER THAN WHEN f ~» r . &gt; y ~ - r , _ . 7 I A T _ r t TT TTT lF nt Tho only pracSfT Vr ^ , inrH &gt; 5 rtf £ s * . Ucal Broadcaster made . / Willi \ VA JLl ^^ .-i ^ S ^ t ^^ nwo- ^ Not affected by wind . feJV III ^ NVtvt ^ nHOiriyi ^ - ^ uH y warranted . Per- ^^ ffl ^^ 3 | HKl ? j ^ ^^^ HF , ; : 1 -. at 0 IK ° f 0 FR , EB STEPHEN FREEMAN &amp; SONS XeUA . OXKTXI , WISCOJeTSIN . Mention the Farm , Field and Stockman .
FARM , FIELD AND STOCKMAN [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
FARM , FIELD AND STOCKMAN Published Weekl y . Subscription Price , $ 1 . 50 per ycnr , in advance , including onr Free Seed Distribution to each subscriber Single numbers , five cents . Subscriptions may be sent direct to tho office , or given to any Postmaster or Subscription Agent . Changes . —Subscribers wishing to change their Postoffice address must send their former as well as the address to which they wish their paper sent Remittances . —Money may be sent at our risk by postal note , money order , express order , in a registered letter , or by tiraft payable in New York or Chicago , or by express . Correspondence . —We Invite correspondence on subgots or interest to our readers , lor either the Farm or omo Departments , but respectfully request that all such articles shall be short and concise . Please write on one side of paper , and put business matters on separate sheet . Discontinued . —The FARM , FIELD AUD STOOKMAH is always discontinued at the expiration of the time for...
Oar Importation of Seeds . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
Oar Importation of Seeds . We have just received notice that our importation of seeds , seed grain , etc ., has been shipped via the steamer Holland . They will arrive in Chicago early in January , when we will begin mailing the seeds . Our American stocks are all on hand . We have some rare good things coming of which our subscribers will have the benefit WITHOUT COST . See Seed Distribution offer in Nov . 15 issue . If you have not received that or have lost it , Bend for another copy .
Getting wives Through the Economy Club . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
Getting wives Through the Economy Club . CHICAGO . III . EDITOR FABM , FIELD AND STOCKMAN : An inquiry from a western subscriber asks whether the Economy Club can furnish the bachelors ont that way good wives at club prices . Well knowing the needs . of our western friends , and fearinir many such inquiries , permit us to make our answer publicly through your columns : We have no doubt of our ability to furnish anything our members may need , but we want it distinctly understood that when it comes to furnishing wives , club prices may surprise them . Good wives are at as great a premium as any of our other goods are at a discount . We cannot risk onr reputation by furnishing any but the best , and our business motto being to return members their money when we cannot save them a good percent by purchasing for them , we deem it best to return this order . But when lt comes to getting fixin s we can be useful to you , and save from 25 to 30 per cent in your expense account . ECONOMY CL...
Pleased With the Changes . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
Pleased With the Changes . GRAND FORKS , DAS ., Dec . 21 , 1885 . OFFICE OF BOSABD &amp; CLIFFOBD , / ATTORNEYS AT LAW . f FABM , FIELD AND STOCKMAN : Inclosed I hand you an advertisement for insertion in your * paper in some suitable place . I do not know . what the cost of the advertisement will be , but desire you to put it in until ordered out , and if ? r on will send your bill for one month s adverising , I will pay the same at once . I have been a subscriber to yonr paper since last summer and am very much pleased with some of the ) changes that have been made recently . J . H . B . PHILOMATH , ORE AN , Dec . 10 , 1885 . EDITORS , FARM FIELD AND STOCKMAN : —I have Just received the first weekly number pt the FARM FIELD AND S TOCKMAN , and will state I am more than pleased . I am delighted with it . I liked the monthly under the old firm , but tho weekly ls an improvement . I received tne fif teen sample copies , and I am distributing to parties I think will be more ap...
Crops in Tennessee . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
Crops in Tennessee . BOWMAN , TENN ., Dec . 20 , 1885 . Wheat is very low here , although , there was not more than naif a crop in this section . Other grains are also low . Wheat is 90 cents , rye 45 cents , corn 35 cents , and potatoes 50 cents per bushel . Can you give the reason of the low price of grain ? L J . ANSWER : Wheat is low all over the country . If you look at our market reports of last week , you will find that winter wheat ranges from 78 to 96 cents in New York . The absence of export [ demand Is the cause of the low price of wheat . Other crops have been generally large throughout the country , and hence the low price of coarse grains also .
Hold on to Wheat . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
Hold on to Wheat . Some weeks ago we took occasion to warn farmers under a fair certainty that all the wheat in the country would be wanted , at , fair prices , before the new crop would be moved . It now begins to look as though wheat would be . the best agricultural crop to hold for an advance , at the opening of navigation . We also had occasion a short time since to score the Minneapolis millers for their course in cornering the wheat market . It was an aggression that bodes little good to the producers , in the future , if those who have gotten rich in buying wheat low and selling flour high , may fling their vast earnings into a pool to force prices at their dictation . They sold short , covered later at a handsome profit ; again they sold short to a smaller extent on the upturn of the market ; again bought in , and the statement is now made that they intend to hold , for this season . Not to exceed twenty-five per cent of the wheat of the northwest remains in the hands of the...
« Homesteaders Have Bights . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
« Homesteaders Have Bights . It is thought that Gen . Sparks , the Land Commissioner , has not only waked up the wrong passenger , but agreat many of them . His friends say he only started out to break up the dummy entries of public lands . But by refusing to act on all entries , he injures a great many innocent persons . Men who are entitled to their patents must wait months and are thus treated as if they were guilty of some misdemeanor . The delay is not the only annoyance . You have some trade in view , or some improvement for which you were to give security on your land ; these business transactions are blocked . This is , not all . Your title is actually brought in question to the average mind , and the entire tract of land in the region is depreciated in value by this uncalled for official act . Another and a more general and serious cause of complaint is this : The Commissioner has ruled that a homesteader cannot enter a preemption claim . It has been the practice for many y...
Moisture and Rainfall . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
Moisture and Rainfall . At a late meeting of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society , which includes in the scope of its discussions the various scenery connected with horticulture , it was held , that the clearing of forests seemed to have a decided effect on pur springs and streams of water in time of drought , making them dry rip more quickly ; but the average rainfall is about the same now as formerly . The Indians were hunters , not corn growers to any large extent ; they would sometimes burn a small tract to give the squaws room to plant corn , but they did not clear much land . There seems a wide difference among writers as to the connection of drought with clearing of land , but all are agreed that the forests retain water and prevent springs from drying up . One of the best safeguards against drought was believed to be deep and thorough tillage .
Drunkenness in the Senate . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
Drunkenness in the Senate . In a discussion of the rules of the United States Senate the other day , some interesting facts were brought to view . It seems there is and has been for several years , a rule forbidding the sale of liquor in the Senate restaurant . The committee , of which Senator . Frye , of Maine , is chairman , recommended the continuance of this regulation . Some few Senators were evidently restive under the restriction . The intimation was made that the rule was circumvented by ordering cold tea . Two or three Senators undertook to make the restriction unpopular by extending it to the committee rooms . It was insinuated that Senators were accustomed to keep demijohns in their rooms , and so use the ardent as freely as they chose , though of course there was no buying and selling , no standing treat in the saloon style . It is barely possible that this method may have proved too expen sive for even Senatorial purses . In the heat of the debate it charged was that so...
The Farmers' Alliance . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
The Farmers Alliance . The alliance of farmers from Nebraska and Dakota west , is growing in interest . The chief point at issue in Colorado is the monopoly of the millers , by which through combination they seek to cut down the price of wheat , in order to enhance their profit . Thus they retard the purposes of agriculture in the State ., and depreciate the value of farms . The proper measure to controvert this , if no better offers , is to organize throughout the State by means of the Grange and Farmers Alliance . Then work may be done understandingly , and means be taken to hold grain , until millers shall do the fair thing ,- or else capital may be subscribed to build mills , though joint stock co-operation . This will bring the millers to terms , and the rule will work as well in one State or locality , as another . But to carry out the plan fully , the Legislatures must be composed of the producing classes . So long as farmers , who hold the greatest voting power in the United...