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A Fearful Experience . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 February 1898
A Fearful Experience . A Postmaster Looses The Use of His Legs And Anns . Edwin R . Tripp , of Mddlef ield Center , Meets With a Hazerdous Encounter Which Renders Him Helpless . From Otsego Bepublican , Cooperstoum , N . Y . Mr . Edwin B , Tripp , the postmaster at Midd efleld Center . N . 1 ., recently had a dangerons experience which left him in a helpless state . His system was so much shattered that it was feared he might never recover . In an interview with a reporter of the Republican , regarding this experience which had attracted considerable attentlon . Mr . Tripp stated : In March , 189 i , I was taken with what I afterward learned was locomotor ataxia , and was unable to walk , and I kept getting worse until I lost the use ot my arms . I doctored with two skillful doctors , but received no benefit ; and also used a galvanic battery , but kept getting worse , and the doctors told me they could do no more . This was in May and June , 1892 . I gave up all hope ol ever having...
Our Club Raisers . ciuu [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 February 1898
Our Club Raisers . ciuu The competition among our raisers for the four special premiums offered for the largest lists received on or before Feb . 1 , 1898 , closed on that date with the following results : The J 25 . 00 Feed Grinder was won by Mr . E . Vest , Wright county , Iowa . The | 15 . 00 set of harness was won by Mr . Jas . McLaughlin , Clinton county , Iowa . The $ 10 . 00 incubator by Mr . I . G . Willey , Emmett county , Iowa . The automatic stock fountain by Thos . Cahill , Jackson county , Iowa . These special premiums were given in addition to the regular premiums offered for clubs of five or more . There were a number of others who pressed closely the winners of these sepecials , and there were a very large number of small clubs . It is interesting to note that the largest club was raised in practically new territory for the Farmer , most of those sent in by Mr . Vest being new subscribers . We desire to thank all our friends for their good work in extending the circu...
Exports For 1897 . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 February 1898
Exports For 1897 . The exports of wheat during the calendar year of 1897 were 109 , 909 , 328 bushels ; a gain of 26 , 000 , 000 over 1896 , and 43 , 000 , 000 over 1895 . The exports of flour , however , fell off 2 , 000 , 000 barrels as compared with 1896 . The exports of corn during the calendar year amounted to 189 , 127 , 570 bushels , or an increase of 57 , 000 , 000 bushels over 1896 . In other words , the exported corn during the year has been a little over 10 per cent of the crop of 1897 , and about 9 per cent of the crop of 1896 . As a rule , we export about i per cent of our corn crop .
The Henry George Side of Rent . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 February 1898
The Henry George Side of Rent . T « WALLACES _ AJ _____ S - In your issue of January 28 th , I notice an article by Cyril Carpenter , of Louisa county , Iowa , headed A Righteous Rent . I wish to say that I do not believe there is a righteous rent for land unless It would be in the form of the government getting that rent to pay its expenses . If Congress was equal to the occasion , it could raise all revenues from land values irrespective of improvements in any shape or form . Mr . Carpenter is righteous in drawing rent on his improvements , but when It comes to naked land he surely has no claim to righteous rent . Perhaps some will say that Mr . Carpenter furnished the land . Pray tell me , did not God furnish the land , and did he not furnish land for all his people , or , in other words , for all the children of men ? If he did not furnish land for his children of the present day , what did he furnish them unless it is a master in the form of a landlord ? We have abolished chatt...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 February 1898
EXTRA CHOICE CLOVER SEED . mHrnr- ^ ii ^ r ^ ^ FOR SALE 55 acres with good residence , barns , sheds , fences , wells , and in fact every that is needed to make a first-class thin * place for breeding thoroughbred swine . Located within i mile of 8 R . R . in Merrill , Plymouth Co ., Iowa . For further particulars address , F . K . VEAL . Assignee , Merrill , iowft . MISSOURI FARMS . ^ j ^ u S ^^^ s &amp; ssSrr 1 ^ Un &lt; L -TODBOH-GARV 1 AHP CO .. HUCQll . Mo . A 36 Q-ACRE FARM FOR RENT . At alow cash figure on a term of three yeersto HieriahtDHty ; Farm has never been rented , owner . It is finely tob ^ ww ^ ipledb &gt; iroved , well watered and in good condition . An FcteaUn-toind stock farm . For further particulars address _ E . E . BftiCAIX ¦ . . • Wlnterset , I « . SATK OB EXCHANGE . 80 acre ranch FOB SaFNSwoastle , LaUfomia , 28 wm toaesorted fruit . For sale 80 acres Ui miles from Marshafir Minn . Good buildings . AddrM ., T . N . rtPATODnio , 1084 ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 February 1898
BENT , a Section of land fa PocahonU . FOE Co ., Ia .. for a term of 5 or more years , or will seU on easy ia y ^ g ^ 5 ^ KS ^ SOO * l 2 __ dFARMS * EnEi toi FOR stops SALE forJst AMD and teims TRADEto . JOSEPH POILARD . JR .. WA 8 MH 0 T 0 H . U tvlDTilNC AND A FBEE lide to Laud RAKuAlnO . Baiors . Circular free . *» QUO . W . FBT , Laredo , Mo . FARMS FOR SALE AND EXCHANGE . Parties desiring • ebaiimof ^ to shooM write us . We have farmsjnS . K . Iowa , Central and 8 . W . Missouri , 8 . B . Kansas and along Iron improved ^ ted ^ , choice GSiS farm ^ to to tay S . E a . 240 Iowa ** , W » 5 W . 00 s _» acre . GermansetUement . We tomHB t farm H mile from county seat town of W __ « peop-eln B . E . Kansas , for sale at $ 25 . 00 an aerft fine farm snd extensive improvements . Gooji three-year-old steers way under 4 cents a pound BOI . es BROS . CLARK , BirmiU-tlffl . It . OTBOHSBROS * . SeaHuvlMiieinl . / Iowa farms for sale . SI per acre cash , bal ™) ( tcrop until paid . J . Mulba...
[ velvet Chaff Blue Stem Wheat . I [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 February 1898
[ velvet Chaff Blue Stem Wheat . I The native fertility of the Western soil having been in a great measure restored in recent years , by the use of clover as a fertilizer , it bas been found that the yield of wheat per acre is as great as in former years . This fact , taken together with the handsome price to which wheat has advanced , should justify liberal sowing of wheat this season , and what variety conld be recommended that will excell the Velvet Chaff Blue Stem . A thor onghly aclimated sort , yielding large crops of first-class grain . It is a beardless spring variety and hardly ever affected by rust . The Livingston Seed Store , of Des Moines , has a good stock of this variety . See their advertisement on page 6 . A great many readers of WAL- __ ACKS FABMBB have grown this wheat during the past two years , and it seems to have given excellent satisfaction wherever spring wheat oil any kind does well . A number of communications have appeared in the paper during the past eig...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 February 1898
SECURITY LOAN A TBU 8 T CO ., of Des THE Moines , la ., will accept insurance policies issued by Farmers Mutual Insurance companies on farm loans . , mm Sowing geod * Is a pleasure . _&gt; C *^* a _ k . If the sore to grow and _ C ______ 9 _____ 3 ___ * true _ ona-neku _ d . Thats ^ SI | R ^^ myklndiElownbyspeclal- ______¦_¦ JffnrSrffi * refl 1 ? «¦ t &gt; c annuo ; da is- ____ H _____ H _ i 9 __ 9 ____ cou--t on quantities . Bean- _ K ______ - IVEtSSGS tiftd catalog and mention pkt . seeds 13 z _ l ^____ 2 ^__ L ___^___ r * if you this ymSL ^ tmmr JOSUB HVBIGSIDV , ^ WMmW ^ oss movtva ________ 00 ^ tor . S catalogue ^ BUMS of * In writing mention this paper . M J &amp; Sf ^ / Xfm WHAT S D 81 * ot a wagon wearsout | ¦ £ xjr / C ) Vfirst ? The wheels , of course . aggw / jK ^ % 1 I Why not buy wheels that jE ^ B / TSL . ™ SPWhen a man buys the m ^ Mmw-mm ELECTRIC WHEELS ¦ MBP ^^ B \ A ^^^ e m lie always \ bas good wheels on mmw jB ^ Lhls wagon or . They can t ...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 February 1898
» em t ____ . __ . Are looating in the rich country iu Eastern Minnesota ; Many Homeseekers g ^ eMwiasaag upt ™* Others Jot have t » ret ; it * $ wM e V pay *« yotu *™ ^ What ^^ is the cause or urn . H P raln-fall , no witbeiitti C ,, S p ^ f ^ i ^ 1 »» eet . M &gt; S _ blesYou should see them to &amp; tt £ ^^?« BrnHsWfffiSBJ $ 1 , 000 , 000 fl ^&amp; SW J- £ Pygffl-fftufiSa- FAME when writing . EM &amp; kSS SffijK . M % - DBS MOINES Fire Insurance Co . AN IOWA msrrrvTioN . A » diQvw $ 50 &lt; y ) 00 . Fhnn Insurance a specialty . the , » t » - */ aud tornddo , wa , « ent , ^* ^ . BOTOD 6 , P _« itoi g . M , CLARK , Sesratary . •
Profit in Sheep . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 February 1898
Profit in Sheep . Mr . L . S . Cotton , of Cass county , Iowa , in writing to us incidentally gives the following statement of his succes witsh lambs last year . They were dropped in March , weaned August 15 th , and turned into the corn field with salt and water accessible . They were sold October 20 th at ? 4 . 00 per head , averaging 91 pounds . This shows what can be done with a small flock . The lambs were sold too cheap , and had there been a carload would have brought ? 5 . 00 per head instead of but ¥ 4 . 00 .
Feeding Cattle in Nebraska . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 February 1898
Feeding Cattle in Nebraska . If our readers could travel the legnth of the Platte Valley they wouldbe surprised at the hundreds of thousands of cattle that are there on feed , thus making a home market for corn equal and superior to that enjoyed by Iowa farmers . It is not difficult to see why this is so . Nebraska farmers enjoy feeding-in-transit rates . They ship their cattle from the ranges to Chicago and load them up with corn . Peedlng-in-transit rates would very materially advance the price of corn in Iowa and would benefit every man , woman -and child living in the state , and yet when we proposed this a year ago and urged the railroads to adopt it , it was vigorously opposed by a socalled agricultural paper . It is these flre-ln-the-rear fellows that have been among the greatest obstacles to agricultural advancement and the promotion of the general welfare .
The Effects of Renting Land . [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 February 1898
The Effects of Renting Land . ro tv _______ . ___ jr __ B ____ as I will put Edna Township , Cass county , against any township in the state for renting land . On one road running eight miles south from Cumberland to Briscoe , there are thirty farms lying directly on the road and only nine of them are farmed by the owners , the rest being rented . If these farms were rented for grain rent it would be better for both parties , provided the landlord did not want it all . Landlords should give better terms to the tenants to encourage them to put something back on the farm and keep the land from running down . I can count fifty farms in this county that are rented for from $ 2 . 00 to $ 3 . 25 per acre , cash , and some of these farms in a few years will be too poor to grow cockleburs . The land has been skinned and skinned , and so have the tenants . Some of these have had to go into bankruptcy , sell their teams and stock , and work out by the month to pay their arrears of rent . Besi...
Supplementing the Corn Ration [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 February 1898
Supplementing the Corn Ration A Reader at GrlgBSVllle . Ill . [ . ends Ihe foi lowing : I am feeding 230 spring calves snapped com and crushed cob and corn worth twentv cer ts . What prices can I afford to pay for oats anal bran and ln what proportion should they be fed . At the low price named for a-orn , « o far as mere nutriment is concerned , your correspondent cannot afford to pay more than $ 6 or ? 7 per ton for bran . It will not do , howe \ er , to attempt to grow and fatten these calves on corn alone , and so some complementary food must be fed . even though It costs much more for nutriment than does corn . I should feed to each calf two or three pounds of bran per day . even though It costs $ 12 or $ 14 . Bran ls a better concentrate to go with corn than oats and will cost less . If oil-meal ls not over $ 20 per ton add a pound or substitute It for that much bran ln the ration . —Prof . W . A . Henry In Breeders Gazette . MAP PUZZLE EDUCATOR . Is Iowa as large as Maine ? W...
Page 9 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 February 1898
GREAT POLAND-CHINA BROOD SOW SALE . AT LAKEWOOD FARM SIX MILES SOUTH OF Rock Rapids , lowa , Monday , February , 21 . M7 ft THOBOUGHBRKD Poland- Jhina sows to be sold under the hammer . 30 of these bred to LAKEWOOD CHIEF the great son of I U Chief Teoumseh 2 d . Sows in this Sale by Lambing . Black TT . S ., Chief Teoumseh aid , Hippy Medium , Butler s Darkness , Lakewood Chief and other noted boars . 30 gilts by Lakewood Chief . 15 of them safe in pig by the sensational young boar GOLD BASIS . Everything offered will be sold regardless of price , n o put up jobs or by-bidding . Send for catalogue . COL , F . w . WOODS . Aoctioneer H . G . AleMILLAN , Rock Rapids , Iowa . - ¦—¦— ¦ ~ AS = m ??????«????????????????????? ??????????»?&gt;?????????????? »&gt;»?»???• ??????«????????????????????? »«»??????????»?&gt;?????????????? mp I The Great L s Tecumseli Brood Sow Sale , I . a I ; A TO BE HELD ON THE FAIR GROUNDS f _ 1 | OSKALOOSA . IOWA . FEBRUARY 24 . 1898 . i...
Page 9 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 February 1898
PRACTICAL SHROPSHIRE * . I offer a ehoice lot of imported and domestia ) ewes , all of high breeding and individual ex . cellence . Many good enough to show . Personal insFBctlon Invited and prices moderate . W . 0 . FR 1 TCHMAN , MMCtttae . low * . 400 Unregistered ^ KESS _ W &amp;^ m CLOVER SEED . Choice home grows Mammoth seed $ 4 . 00 per bu . Bags free with two bn . or more . Also Med . seed for sale . A . R . HILSABECK , Oilman , Iowa . BRED SOWS AT FARMERS PRICES . We have 40 sows consisting of two-year-olds yearlings and spring sows bred to Happy Union Ud , dam Marchioness Woodbum by One Price , Guy Darkness by Guy s Likeness and Duplex , he by Smeby s Hadley by Hadley by One Price , These are as well bred Poland-Chinas as any in northeastern lowa . Will weigh from 225 to 300 lbs , are safe In pig to either of these great boars and will be sold at farmers prices . Write or come to us . Stock shipped from Postrilleor Wankon , OBBDSN BBOS .. Wanfcon . In . 3 AW . YOUR ...
Hearts and Homes [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 February 1898
Hearts and Homes This department is conducted by Mrs . Henry Wallace , Des Moines , Iowa , who invites contri butions from all of its readers . E 2 j £ The Farmer s Winter . TON . 1 know some city feller * lOaep a-makln fun of us . An they say , when we walk Broadway , Seel there goes a Granger cuss ! Bu * I reckon lt amounts to V « ey little , rightly viewed , For somehow I think our standard Ruther gits above the dude . People have their fav * rite seasons—Poets fairly dote on spring . So do frogs—I aint pertlckler . One or t other , which may sing ; Women love the moderate summer , Specially the days o June , An the autumn stirs some persons Like an old-time fiddle tune . But I must confess In some things 1 am ruther somewhat queer . An I find in solemn winter Hy own choicest time of year . Then the snow s white as a . young man Ever deems his sweetheart s soul , An the stars shine at their best , while Thro the firmament they roll . But I am a plain clod-hopper . An my theme ls ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Wallace's Farmer — 11 February 1898
Gf \ l r \ l UNDBB A POSITIVE OU L . \ J \ OPAKAMTBE—TKWWTFT 8 FEKFJSCC WASHER makes clothes clean—saves wear and work . Portland Mfg . Co ., Box 110 Portland , Mich . THE PEORIA WASHER Washes clothes easily and thoroughly . BALL BKABINGS . Booklet bee . GLABK , « DT _ ra A HOBSB , 4 M-W . St ., Peoria , HI . BARGAINS IN SEEDS ! I Choice kinds of Vegetable and Flower Seeds st Jo per packet . Flower Plants , Soeacb . Many choice 1 novelties . Dont bny until you have seen onr new catalogue . Mailed free if you mention this paper . IOWA SEED CO ., DEB Momma . IOWA .