Elephind.com contains 40,650 items from Western Rural
, 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
jEtoyfoff mi & kttt . t $ . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 25 April 1868
jEtoyfoff mi &amp; kttt \ . t $ . MISS FOLJAMBES LAST . Miss Foljambe was eccentric . Every one knew lt , and every one said itj-very commonly adding , with an envious sigh : Well , she can afford IM For one of Hiss Fotyambes eccentric habits was inheriting fortunes , and she had accumulated quite a pretty assortment . Her father left her one , her grandmother leit her one , her maiden aunt , her only sister , her consin in India , and finally the grocer round the corner , an old bachelor who had supplied the Foljambes -with bread staffs and butter for a generation , and who also affected eccentricity after his degree . All these had in dying bequeathed their possessions to their beloved daughter , granddaughter , niece , sister , cousin , or patron , Miss Winifred Foljambe , in token of —various sentiments , not so important in themselves as in their results . So Miss Winifred lived in the great oldfashioned family mansion , where she had been born some seven-and . twenty y...
THE MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 25 April 1868
THE MARKETS Chicago Produce Market . OFFICE or Tm WESTER * RURAL , ) CHIOIOO , April 21 , 1808 . \ APPLES-Green , $ 6 00 ® 7 00 V ol ; Dried , 7 ® 10 # c BARLEY— Sales of No . 2 at $ 2 30 @ 2 31 . BEAN— $ 25 00 W ton on track . BROOM CORN—Stock tight ; $ 200 @ 260 W ton . BUTTER—Choice dairy , 48 @ 48 c ; good tub , 88 ® 40 c ; prime firkin , 36 ® 38 c ; common firkin , 18 ® 30 c CHEESE—New York factory , 17 X @ 18 Xe ; Illinols factory , 10 © 17 c ; Hamburg . 16 ® 17 c ; Western Reserve , 16 ® 16 o : Western Dairy , 12 @ 14 . COKN-No . 1 , 86 ) i ® . 1 H . No . 2 , 84 @ S 5 c ; new , 83 X © 86 c . CBANBERBIES- $ 12 00 @ 18 00 W bbl . EGGB-18 @ 20 C FLOUR—White winter extras , $ 13 60 ; red winter extras , $ 1060 ; spring extras , $ 9 00 ( 81100 ; spring supen _ nes , $ S 50 ® 8 60 . ^ » *¦ ~» HAY—In better demand on shipping account Timothy , roller and beater pressed , $ 16 60 @ 17 60 ; Timothy , loose pressed , $ 17 00 ® ® 18 00 ; Prairie roller and beater pressed , 11260 &am...
fitted . ¦ ' : ¦ ...- } [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 25 April 1868
fitted . ¦ : ¦ ...- } TO FARMER BOYS . BT SHORT ! ELLOW . . I m sick of hoeing iu the coin And following tho plow ; Of working hard from dewy morn Till eve , with heated broir ; No longer will I stay to mow - Or pitch the scented hay , To the great city I will go , Where wealth is gained by play . Tot , tot , my man I hush up that song ; Let wisdom he your guide ; That dream ot wealth may lead you wrong And wreck you on the tide . Sit down with mo upon this stone ; Your team will take no harm ; If we aint kings npon a throne , We re kings upon a farm . God s healthy breezes round you blow , His birds your music make , And sweetest rest is yours , you know , When night doth overtake . The harvest will yeur toll repay ; Those fields of waving grain Are growing through the sunny day And in the summer rain . Men work a * hard as jou , ln shade , O er books and papers bent ; The work of life ls easy made , Only by sweet content ; It may be news , my friend , to yon , Battis the truth I t...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 25 April 1868
American [ Waltham ] Watches . THE BEST 1 THE CHEAPEST I JJECOMMENDED by Railway Conductors , En- ** ginecrs and Expressmen—the most exacting , • class of watch-wearers—as superior to all others for , strength , steadiness , accuracy and durability . . Unscrupulous dealers ocKsionail y sell a worthless Swiss imitation . To avoid Imitation , buyers should : nvariably demand a certificate of genuineness . ... For sale by all respectable dealers . . Ask for a Waltham Watch , and take no other . IT IS THE BEST I IT IS THE CHEAPEST • , Y : ; , 283 p 8 •
AGRICULTURAL [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 2 May 1868
AGRICULTURAL . Hotes and Suggestion , for Hay , There Is generally a great deal of very important work to be done on the farm in May . Sometimes the weather in April is favorable lor tilling the soil , and sometimes the reverse is the case . It is better to wait for a month for fine weather and a favorable condition of the soil , than to plow or sow when the weather Is cold and the soil saturated with water . * The farmer who keeps the greater part of his land in well-manured pasture or meadow , and the balance in the best kind of tillage , will always have thrifty stock and productive crops . When grass land is of the best quality , a large , quantity of live stock can be supported in Summer and Winter , a large quantity of excellent manure will be made , and . the whole farm may be manured at intervals , by establishing a regular rotation of crops . . *• May is generally a hard month on stock for they are turned out to shift for themselves on the pasture before there is a good bit...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 2 May 1868
f be ^ f $ tott ftital A Weekly Farmand Family Paper . PVBUSHBD AT CHICAGO AND DETROIT . ¦ * i , , „ H . JS . F . Lewis , Editor and Proprietor . A 8 S 00 IATI BDITOBS : O . E . MOBBOW , Chicago ; EDWARD HASON , Detroit With a Full Corps of Assistants and Contributor ! . Terms , fa . 50 , j &gt; er Years , tii . OO in Clubs .
AGRICULTURAL [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 2 May 1868
AGRICULTURAL Selections anil Condensations ., Painting Buildings and Farm Implements . Farmers should learn how to paint their . buildings , tools and farm Implements in a neat and workmanlike manner ; and they may just as well do all their own painting and varnishing as to pay some painter twice as much as It is actually ; worth to perform a given job . In the Spring ; and during warm days in Winter , and At any other season of the year , if a f-rmerhas only a little instruction in preparing paint and putting It on , he , and those ln bis employ , may do all the painting , when they could do nothing else which could be of much account . Farmers are quite apt to think that it requires a vast amount of wisdom and skill to prepare paint and put iton , and some painters like to make them think that it is far better to play a very exorbitant price to a painter to have an implement painted than to undertake to do It themselves , and then fall . But there Is no danger of falling ln ordina...
VETERINARY [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 2 May 1868
VETERINARY Conducted b * A . J . Murray , Veterinary Surgeon . 265 BeaubicnSL . Detroit , Mich ., ( Late Professor in Royal Agricultural College , Cirencester , England . ) . ¦ ¦ ¦ ( tab-Biting , Again . If It is agreeable , I would ; -like some information , through the valuable department of Vetertnary in regard to a crib-biting horse ;; I have a very valuable animal , bnt for the past few years it has been habituated to cribbing ; Filing of the teeth has been resorted to , but of no avail . I have also tried several experiments , without any material benefit . The horse docs not seem to be severely afflicted with this vicious habit , and sometimes for several days in succession , it can hardly be noticeable . He occasionally leaves in the manger about onethird of his feed untouched . He does not grunt very hard or loud , as Is the usual case with a regular crlbber . Your articles In THE WESTERN RURAL of April 4 do not reach his case . „ F . S . Kcshnokong , Wit . —If a cribbing h...
HORTICULTURAL [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 2 May 1868
HORTICULTURAL Notes and Suggestions for May . • THE OBCHABD—PLANTING FBOTT TBEES . The planting of new orchards and the renovating and enlarging of old ones are the most important horticultural operations in May . It is too late now to make any suggestions about the preparation of the soil . We have already urged the necessity of thorough drainage and deep , tillage , ln fact the soil should be so thoroughly tilled that the holes for the trees should embrace the whole extent of the orchard , the roots having liberty to extend like net-work through the well-prepared soil . It is better not to plant trees at all than to set them out where the roots will be confined in narrow holes , half-filled , during a great part of the year , with stagnant water . . PRUNING . &gt; .: ¦ • :: ¦ The operation of pruning fruit trees is too much neglected ; sometimes it is deferred until the heads have become a compact mass of branches , shutting out the sun by their foliage , and affording a s...
Domestic ( gflmrjmt [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 2 May 1868
Domestic ( gflmrjmt -Bdlted by a Practical Honaekeeper . Labor-saving Appliances for Women . As a reader of THE WESTERN RURAL , I have been somewhat amused , not to say edified , by the remarks of Greenfield on home-made clothing . I confess to a little curiosity , as to who Greenfield may be—whether he is one of the lords of creation , or one of the old grandmothers . I must say I think htm ( or her ) a good way behind the time . Now , Greenfield , dont look horrified . I will just tell you that I am a farmer s wife , and was a farmer s daughter ; have always lived on a farm , and was taught to spin . My mother was a weaver ; first , with the old hand loom , then with the fly shuttle . My earliest memories are associated with the cllck-et-te clack of the old loom , and the quill-wheel was my constant companion . I live In a country where THE WESTEBN RURAL IS taken and read quite extensively . I would readily agree with Greenfield , as to the comfort , convenience , and necessity of...
WESTERN RURAL PUBLICATION DEPOT [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 2 May 1868
WESTERN RURAL PUBLICATION DEPOT The following works 7 on A griculture , Horticulture etc ., etc ., can be prdoured at the office of Tn _ Wan EBB BUBAL , 80 and 82 Washington street , Chicago , oz will he forwarded by mail , postpaid , on receipt of the price specified . We are also prepared to furnish any other works or Rural subjects , issued by American publishers , not included herein . Other works will be added to the list from time to time . Allen s ( L F . ) Rural Architecture . tl go Allen s ( B . L . ) American Farm Book 1 SO Alien s Diseases of Domestic Animals . 100 American Bird Fancier ;„ . . jn American Agricultural Annual for 1868 , paper ; 60 c ; bound ......... . .. . ¦ * , » 5 American Horticultural Annual forises !! ¦ th American Pomology , Warder , 290 Illustrations 3 00 American Bose Oulturlst . . ... „ .. „„ an American Weeds and Useful Plants .. ; ....... IS Arabian Art of Training Horses ...... tin Artof Saw-Filing ( Holly ) 75 Barry s Fruit Garden . 175 Bemen...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 2 May 1868
CHOIC-B SEED POTATOES . Early Goodrich , Harrison , BarlyYork , Pink Eye Rusty Coat , Garnet Chill , Monitor , Gleason , Calico , New White Pcachblow , Early Shaw , Ash Leaf Kidney , Early June , Early Michigan \ Vhlte Sorout . For sale by D . M . FERRY A CO ., Seedsmen , -180 and 101 Woodward ave ., Detroit , Mich . , 342 . VERBENAS I A largo assortment ; the best va- ¦ rlotles extant ; healthy plants . Sent safely by ; : ; mail for . 8160 per doz . plants . Also , Fruit and Ornu- ; j : mental Trues of all descriptions , Kilmanock Weeping ¦?&gt; Willow , Greenhouse plants , Raspberry , Strawberry , : Blackberry plants , etc . Send a three cent stamp for a catalogue . Aecnt for Baugh s Commercial Manures , prepared at Chicago . Circularsfurnished upon anplicatlon . Address HUBBARD &amp; DAVIS , Detroit ; « Mich . March 25 , 186 S . v , - 277 •
, CONTENTS OF THIS NUMBER . , ; .. - .. .... [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 2 May 1868
, CONTENTS OF THIS NUMBER . , ; .. - .. .... Ajrrleulrurnl . — . • ¦ • ¦ Notes and Suggestions for May — ...... i ... l 41 The-OatOrop ............................. 141 Angora Goat . 141 Planting Corn Deep—Advantages of Drilling ... . 141 Butter-Making ............ 141 Forest Planting at a Premium . 141 Culture of Broom Corn . .... ¦ . 141 Painting Buildings and Farm Implements 142 About Mowing Machines ........................ 142 Potatoes ... . - .................... 142 How to Use Corn-Cob Meal : ... 142 Com Culture . 142 The Agricultural Press ...... . • ............... ; .. Mt Efleet of Frost on tiarvaj ... 1 ......,.. ^ ............ 142 Old Time Farming Implements —142 Agricultural Items ........ 142 Wool Growers and Wool Buyers ... L .... 1 U Crop Prospects :,.. ; ..... 144 Special Wool Prise ... .... ; ..... 141 A Filondly Letterto Wool Grower ... v 144 Osago Orange Hedge 144 Com ln Drills .... 144 The Three-Horse Olevi 144 Grasshoppers Eggs 144 Long-Wooled Sheep . . 144 Dem...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 2 May 1868
To Subscribers and Readers . —THE WESTERN RURAL t t published at both Chicago and Detroit , each edition containing all matter in either of general importance , themarkel reports and other matter cf merely local interest in one being omitted in the other . Advertisements inserted in both editions , or either , as desired .
Wool Buyers and Wool Growers . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 2 May 1868
Wool Buyers and Wool Growers . Last year a Michigan farmer—using the signature Wool-Grower —by which a prominent sheep-breeder of Illinois . is widely known—sent us a communication in which he stated that there had been a loss of from 10 , 000 to 20 , 000 sheep in Michigan , the year previous , ( 1866 ) , from too early shearing . [ This statement was hardly fair , perhaps , as the principal loss was caused by an unusually severe storm about the middle of June . ] He also objected strongly to the conduct of buyers in his vicinity , and stated that for two years he had shipped most of his wool to Boston , and had made money by so doing . With these statements were also some of a class , the acting on which by buyers and sellers , has been largel y instrumental in bringing about the differences and bad feelings so common . The effect of these statements was that sheen should not be shorn until warm days had started the grease , that the heavier the fleeces , the more money could be ma...
:. - ¦ . ' - . - • Long Wooled Sheep . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 2 May 1868
:. - ¦ . - . - • Long Wooled Sheep . There is , j ust how , decidedly increased attention to long-wooled sheep . Two or three years ago some of our friends felt that we were not good friends of the Merino , because we Insisted that , in some localities and circumstances , the long-wool-ed sheep were the most profitable , and endeavored to encourage their more general Introduction . Now , a caution maybe needed on the other side . We have repeatedly advised our readers to be cautious as to making decided changes and engaging largely in a new branch of business . We haye no doubt that many farmers will purchase Cotswolds or Lelcesters and will find themselves disappointed in their expectations of profit . These sheep cannot be kept profitably in large flocks , and with scanty food and little care . This fact is very well expressed by a correspondent of the Country Gentleman , In the following paragraph : The tendency of our farmers is now full strong enough to run into long-wooled she...