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 2,771 newspaper titles in Elephind.com
Small Farms Unprofitable . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
Small Farms Unprofitable . Some interesting facts as to small farms have been developed by Government inquiries in Germany and Austria . They show that mortgages on small properties have alarmingly increased until they amount to from 54 to 90 per cent . The reports claim that protection against American and Indian competition must be resorted to , and include all kinds of farm products . It is absurdly held that return must be had to the law of primogeniture and the subdivisions of land prevented . Better to conclude that their peasantry should emigrate to America , where they can have a farm large enough to use improved machinery , and where they can usually find a suitable market . In these continental reports a comparison is made with England and Scotland . It is claimed that on the small farms there , the yield is small , averaging only fifteen bushels per acre , while the large Scotch farms give an average of fortyeight bushels of wheat to the acre . The average value of the cr...
Market Review . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
Market Review . The leading markets remain , quiet , but steady . The weather has been generally mild , and the roads , without being bad , were more or less sloppy throughout the West and of course not conducive to general hauling . Farmers seem rather inclined not to press the markets with grain and live stock , if we may except poultry . Of this there was a glut , and , except for the most superior , about any price offered , in reason , was accepted , especially since the state of the weather precluded long keeping . Provisions with rather were steady , and light supplies of live stock , values remained fair . In grains , for wheat foreign markets were slow and the trade here sympathized . Corn was dull under free arrivals and with alleged-large quantities on the road . Receipts so far grade well , which shows that since freezing weather set in , corn has dried out well . Cash corn was in fine shipping demand , except for the lower grades . Oats were dull , and trading was done ...
The Changes Approved . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
The Changes Approved . FABM , FIELD AND STOCKMAN : We very much like the changes in your paper , as to reading matter and the weekly visits . Success to you . We have had a very good season here . The wheat crop , which early promised a large yield , was cut short by hot sun and much rain . It averages about twelve to thirteen bushels per acre : corn , perhaps forty-five to fifty ; oats , fifty ; potatoes , a fair crop . Prices , wheat 40 to 50 cents ; corn , 15 cents ; oats , 10 cents ; potatoes , 25 to 30 cents ; butter , 20 to 25 cents ; eggs , 20 cents ; hav , $ 3 to $ 5 per ton in town . Onr country is well settled ; fine stock of all kinds well represented . A cheese factory , started by a joint stock company , made the last season 17 , 000 pounds cheese : it sold at 10 cents wholesale . The house and fixtures are now for rent or sae . Farmers are all getting tame grass started . The hog cholera has , in the last year , swept over our whole country , till verv few farmers have...
Editorial Notes ? [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
Editorial Notes ? —It would be comparatively easy to remove the rock barrier in the Desplaines river , seven miles in length . This would allow a free flow of water from Lake Michigan to the Gulf . —The sum of 156 , 000 marks ( twentyfour cents nearly , each ) is stated as the sum the German Government will expend on the canal from the Baltic to the Elbe and the North Sea . —It is stated that 25 , 000 , 000 acres of forest are yearly cut in the United States to supply the annual demand . But we have 445 , 400 , 000 acres still left , and the timber is growing night and day . —The New York Herald says Prince Bismarck is going into the liquor business on account of . the German Empire and that his specialty will be brandy . We had innocently supposed it was the brand y that went into the man . —The time for turkeys has not passed yet . Always fatten them before killing them . Put them in a coop , and feed neavily for ten days . If kept longer confined they will lose flesh . Give plent...
THB MINNESOTA DAIRYMEN AT BED WING . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
THB MINNESOTA DAIRYMEN AT BED WING . [ Continued from lst Page . ] the best treatise on handling a herd of cows , and Mr . P . D . Holmes for the best treatise on the manufacture of cheese , and very good papers they were , all of them . That of Mr . W . R . Putnam was particularly good and sensible , and well worthy of publication in every farm journal in the land . These will , of course , appear in the published proceedings of the Society . [ A synopsis of some important ones will be found in our dairy columns . —ED . ] Mr . Marvin declining , P . D . Holmes was elected President for the year 1886 , and Mr . W . C . Rice re-elected as Secretary . The following resolutions , as presented by Mr . P . A . Holmes , Chairman of the Committee , were unanimously adopted : WHEISEAS , It is the prime object of theButter , Cheese and Dairy Stock Association at all times to promote the interests of the farming community and the State ; WHEBEAS , the manufacture of counterfeit dairy goods or...
Against Frauds . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
Against Frauds . FBEDERIC , Dec , 21 , 1885 . EDITOK . FABM FIELD AND S TOCKMAN;—My subscription to your paper expires this week . I shall do all I can to show the paper to the neighbors and farmers in this community . They all want it and like it , so that you can bo sure of a few subscribers . lam glad you raised your voice against frauds and swindlers .. If more of the editors would follow your example , it would be a blessing . MBS . L . MCLACBXAN .
Current Events . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
Current Events . PERSOIVAl ,. —H . D . Frisbee , a prominent cattle breeder of Louisville , Ky ., was mortally wounded by his partner , J . K . Lake . ^—The Chinese Minister has given $ 500 to the Grant monument . — Geo . W . Childs has placed a memorial window to Gen . Grant iu the library building at Ocean Grove , N . J . CHICAGO . —A Christinas tree caught fire at the County Hospital , causing a panic in which a number of persons were injured . — Tuthill King , a Chicago millionaire , aged eightynine , has taken out a license to marry Mrs . Sarah Bell , a widow forty-five years of age . Four masked men broke into the postofllce at Mt . Forest , a suburb of Chicago , obtaining about $ 000 in money , stamps , and merchandise , but were recaptured . Among the papers of the late Emory A . Storrs , who it was thought died penniless , has been found a life insurance policy for $ 20 , 000 . The first of a series of Sunday meetings for the newsboys and bootblacks of Chicago , has been he...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
HeTMJ CHOLERA . — An old and experienced farmer tuS discovered an infallible remedy for HogcKra . Has never failed yet . Will pay WM for each and every case that it will not cure ii Sd ^ o rdtag to ^ directions . Recipe wilMbe sent postpaid for 11 . 00 . postal note . . Address J W . MED , Farragnt , Iowa .
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
A NEW-YEARS CAROL . The rime lies on the cedar-boughs , the hoar-frost in the eaves Rcflwts the moonbeams silvering upon the holiy . leaves ; And round our hearth we meet again , no single gap is there :, Prom grandsire , with his frosted brow , to babe with golden hair . And yet perchance there may be one with tear-drop in the eye ; There may be one whose utmost soul is struggling with a sigh ; There may be one whose heart rests on the green turf of a grave , Whose life is buried with a love that sleeps beneath the grave . Ah , in the purest veins of gold there must be some allot/—Not hunlan Is the man or maid who knows not buried joy ; For never yet was he so blessed , and ne er shall blessed be . Who had not in his happiest hours some saddening memory . 0 , golden words I 0 , kindly hearts ! 0 , voices sweet and low 1 0 , clasping hands I O , smiles that set our bosoms in aglow ! 0 , Peace and Love and Charity , ye are the Christmas flowers Whose blossoms can make glad at yule th...
YOUNG FOLKS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
YOUNG FOLKS . Wbittier and the Children . Sometime ago a number of children in a public school in G-irard , Pa ., wrote a letter to the poet Whittier , telling him that they had learned to recite several of his poems , and closing thus : If it would not be too much trouble write a verse for us—something that we could learn and always remember as having been written by you especially for us . In response he sent the following : Faint not and falter not , nor plead Your weakness . Truth itself is strong . The lion s strength , the eagle s speed . Are not alone vouchsafed to wrong . Your nature , which through fire and blood . To place or gain can And its way , Has power to seek the highest good And duty s holiest call obey . JOHN G . WHITTIER . Oak Knoll , Danvers , Mass ., 3 d mo ., 5 , 1885 . COCKYLOO . LOUISA M . ALCOTT . In a barnyard a gray hen sat on her nest , feeling very happy because it was time for her eggs to hatch , and she hoped to have a fine brood of chickens . Present...
OUR LETTER BOX . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
OUR LETTER BOX . DANVILLE , Wis ., Dec . 8 , 1885 . DEAB EDITOB : I thought I would write a few lines and see if you would be so kind as to print it . If you dont print it I wont write any more . I have a dog and two cats . One of the cats is very poor , and I dont know what makes her so Can you tell me what makes her so poor ? Well , I have a dog , and he will draw me around in a sleigh in winter time . Good-bye . KATIE MCCARTHY . It is possible , Katie , you play with your pussy too much , and in that way keep her from getting all the sleep and rest she needs . UNDERWOOD , IOWA . DEAB EDITOB : I am a little girl eleven years old . I thought I would write to you , as I have seen no letters in yonr Letter Box from Pottawattamie . My sister takes your paper . I like it very much I like to read the childrens letters . My grandma lives with us ; she is seventy-six years old . My school will take np soon . I will bj so glad , for I love to go to school so well . We are going to Nebraska...
. Boys Boots . . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
. Boys Boots . . BY T . C . DUNCAN , M . D ., CHICAGO . Papa , I needa new pair of boots , is the burden of many a boy just now . Somehow the cast-off boots of Spring had grown wonderfully small and hard for feet that have boen running loose all Summer—too hard even for the stonebruised and stubble pricked feetl Were I to ask your boy readers what kind of boots they want , the chorus would doubtless be , red tops . Fathers you will do well to heed it . But be sure that they are red tops . Eed top , whether clover or Kentucky grass , is vigorous and roomy . See the top , it speeds to catch the light . The genuine red top towers above all grassess . So get boots with spread of foot—big enough to allow a vigorous development aU around . But they need not be clumsy even if they are large enough to hold two pair of socks as well as a good foot . • By the way ,, two socks are much warmer than one pair and rubbers . While the foot is ample the leg should be ample also , and high . A bit of...
Funny Bits . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
Funny Bits . —A little girl , hearing it said that she w * s born on the Queen s birthday , took no notice of it at the time ; but a day or two after asked her father if she and the Queen were twins . — What are pauses ? asked the teacher of a primary class . Things that grow on cats , piped the small b oy at the foot . — Can you tell me what a smile is , littte maiden ? Yes , sir ; it s the whisper of a laugh . —When an American belle becomes a Countess it does not take her long to Count her gains . —Great oaks from little acorns grow . Our early historians make mention of but one small hatchet , and to-day we lead the world in the manufacture of axes . Good gracious ! exclaimed the hen , when she found a porcelain egg in her nest . I shall be a bricklayer next . . —Why is the heart of a tree like a dog s tail ? Because it is furthest from the bark . — Dont you think you have a good mamma , to spread such nice , large slices of jam for you ? said an old lady to a little boy who was...
Stocking Fall , [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
Stocking Fall , Gwagee , jump up quick and strike a match 1 I feels one ob our stockin s on the foot ob de bed yer , an its jes jammed full ob sompfin already , an I know its lubly by the way it feels . Lawob goodness ! If taint my foot , an I done forgot ter pull my stockin off las night when I went ter bed . Santa Claus has done gone left me dis time , shuah .
Page 11 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
MOTHERS • who discover any signs of impurities iu the blood of their children should bo prompt in the use of proper remedies . Tho neglect of such care for young girls is the primary cause of most of the diseases which afflict women . Mrs . Harriot H . Battles , South Chelmsford , Mass ., writes : My daughter , 12 years of age , bus suffered for the past year from general debility . A few weeks since , we commenced giving her Ayer s Sarsaparilla , and her health has greatly improved . Mrs . F . T . Robinson , Perkins st ., Somerville , Mass ., says : Mothers should use • AYERS Sarsaparilla in their families . It is invaluable to girls between the ages of 10 and 14 years . Sold by all Druggists . Price $ 1 ; six bottles , $ 5 . Prepared by Dr . J . C . Aver &amp; Co ., Lowell , Mass ., U . S . A . / « p | n || WEAMERVOUS INVALIDS , tip MfmBaaWmma and others seeking Health , a WtimmAmMmM Strength and Energy , are y \ atsSAm ^ Am ^ AM advised to send lor The &lt; £ ||^ ...
LITERATURE . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
LITERATURE . Book Notices . —We are not of those who believe that because an author is heir apparent to $ 2 ,- 000 , 000 his book should be treated differently than if he were only worth two sous . We are even skeptical about Dr . Johnson s doctrine that when a nobleman writes a book it deserves consideration . But Valentino , the book of William Woldorf Astor , was submitted to the publishers with its author incognito . It was thus accepted for publication . It can doubtless stand on its merits before the reading public . The story is Italian , the period the beginning of the 16 th century . Such characters as the Borgias , Machiavelli and Pope Alexander VI are introduced and with evident fidelity to history . The work will be classed with the historic novel . It has action and interest wholly its own . But there has been a great study of the customs , thoughts , sentiments and domestic habits of the Italians of that age as well as of the public events that usually go to make up hi...
Page 12 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
niirr nnnillUC I make a specialty of this Kllrr lillllHIIlA excellent breed ot fowls—DUFF UUUIIIIlUl Golrt-Dust Strain . Eggs $ 1 . 25 per 13 . Address J . D . HESS , Griggsville , IlE CHICKEN CHOLERA StJBB CURB I NEVER FAILS I Satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded . Recipe for 25 cents . Address J . W . EEED , Farragut , Iowa . EfllBflfirrJO SFFI 1 R ^ R ^ -CI ^ JCM ^^™ \ X K ^ -1 lUIIKIfli li ^^ WbiillU SPEOT . FEW EQUAL . inill 1 rL . L . U w ~ ww NONE BETTER . _„„„ Will ¦ W FAXUBeX AJXHa-XJAX * FOB 1883 Will be sent FREE to all who write for it . It is a Handsome Book of 128 pages , hunch-eds of beautonil newillustrations , two Colored Plates , and tells all about the best Parm and Garden Seeds , taclualing IMPORTANT Novelties of Real Merit . Farmers , Market Gardeners and Planters who want the BEST SEEDS at the LOWEST PRICES send address on a postal to | W . ATLEE BURPEE &amp; CO ., Philadelphia ., Pa-1 ¦ ^ ¦¦ ^ ^ ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦ ¦¦ i ^ BB Always Mention the Farm , Field ...
Page 12 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 2 January 1886
COLUMBIA BICYCLES • t . and Trieyoles . y /\ W / ik . Health , Business , Pleasure . jRjVMflj / tygSk Ulustrated Catalogue sent free . vWm THE P 0 PE MFG - co ^^ J ^^ 573 WashingtonSt ., Boston , lliiss . JUST ISSUED . LETTERS FROM GOLDEN LATITUDES . A large , finely illustrated pamphlet , descriptive of the Northwest . Statistics compiled from official soura * . Sent free oa application to 0 , H . WAKREN , G . P . A ., ST . PATH , MTMK . EVAPORATING FRUIT Full treatise on Improved JL ^|^ 3 methods , yields profits , prices kaNf ^ -i 1 and general statistics , FREE . IWB 5 ! s Hl ll AMERICAN MANFG CO . W ^ U P O . BoxJ , WATHESBOKO , PA . S 3 .. ^ JtR mention the Form , Field and Stockman . VTTHGINIA FARMS . — Mild climate , cheap homes V Send for circulars . A . O . BLISS , Centralia , e / n , S AGENTStaMngmy HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES can have money refunded If not satistied with what they Imake . Address V . P . VAN HORNE , Dayton , 0 . Horace Waters XCo . Magnificent , Improved , New Sc...