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Home-Made Gifts . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 October 1884
Home-Made Gifts . It is yet some time before the holidays , but little daughters and sisters who wish to prepare their own gifts for each member of the family had best begin to think about it . Scrap pictures , card board , gay bits ol ribbon , silk or satin , may all be fashioned by little fingers into most acceptable and useful presents . If there be any small old-fashioned girls who can knit , they can please some little brother , cousin or friend whp loves to play horse , with long knitted reins hung with tiny bells . The whole affair will cost but little and be far prettier and more durable than can be purchased at a store for $ 1 . Emery bags for the mammas , aunties and sisters are just the thing to hang on the tree . Papas and uncles can be remembered with pocket pincushions and penwipers , and gay soft balls or knitted rattles will catch the baby s eye .
Tracks . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 October 1884
Tracks . An old lion with shaggy locks invited a nice sleek fox to visit his home . The fox was quite delighted with the attentions of the king of beaBts , whose fame had spread through the forest , and he accepted the invitation . Arriving at the threshold of his den , the cunning fox hesitated for a moment , and drew back , whereupon the lion urged him to go in and make himself at home . Perhaps the lion thought that Mr . Fox was bashful in the presence of strangers , and for this reason hesitated to meet Mrs . Lion and her family . No , said the fox , at length , I see no tracks coming out . That was the secret ot his hesitation . His keen eye had discovered proof that visitors to that abode never came out . The great lion appeared honest and friendly , but the tracks at his door showed he was a deceiver and a murderer . So , not wishing to be served up in a savory dish for the lion s family , the wise fox took to his heels and ran away . The fox was more sagacious than many boys...
Our Letter Box . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 October 1884
Our Letter Box . ANGOLA , IND ., AugustelO , 1884 . EDITOR CHILDREN S DEPARTMENT : Having noticed in the Children s Department of the FARM , FIELD AND FIRESIDE of a little girl my age writing a letter , I thought I would write . I am very lonely to-day , having lost a very dealfriend about my age . A week ago to-day she was buried and I am most lost without her , for we lived only a few rods apart .. We are both aged thirteen years . I will close , hoping to see this in the FARM , FIELD AND FIRESIDE , as I am a reader of one . Yours respectfully , KITTIE HORN . It is hard , dear Kittle , to lose a friend , but in this life , meetings are but partings . TRENTON , GRUNDX CO ., August 19 , 1884 . • DEAR EDITOR : I am a little girl eight years old . I live in Grundy County , Mo . My ma takes your nice paper , and I like to read the children s letters . I bave three sisters and three brothers , all grown up but me and one little brother , and I love him very dearly . I will close for fea...
Great Fun . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 October 1884
Great Fun . A jingling match in all its glory is a quaint game , which affords much amusement to the onlookers . A large roped ring is made , into which aro introduced a dozen or so of big boys and young men , who take part the play ; these are carefully blindfolded and turned loose into the ring , where another man is now introduced not blindfolded , with a boll hung round his neck , and his two hands tied behind him . Of course every time he moves the bell must ring , as he has no hands lo hold it , and so the dozen blindfolded men have to catch him . This they cannot always manage if he is a lively fellow , but half of them always rush into the arms of the other half , or drive their heads together or tumble over ; then the crowd laugh and invent nicknames for them when they frequently pitch into one another , each thinking that tho other must hove run against him ou purpose . Now be a good child , said Edith to her younger sister . You mustnt ask for the second piece of cake ; i...
Farm , Field ^ Fireside . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 October 1884
Farm , Field ^ Fireside . PUBLISHED THE FIRST OF EACH MONTH . Subscription Prtco . $ 1 . 0 O per Tear , In advance . Single A limners , 10 Cents . Subscription * may be sent direct to the office , or given to Any of ourauthorized traveling * agents . Cba » tKe » .-8 t _ bseribers wishing to change their Post Office address must send their former as well aa the address to which they wish their paper sent . KemtttanceH . —Money may be sent at our risk by postal order , express order , in a registered letter or by draft Buyable In New York or Chicago , or by express . » on * t send personal checks on local banks as vre will not accept them . —Stamps . —One or two cents tokenfn sums less than onedollar . Correspondence , —We invite , correspondence on subjects of interest to our readers , for either tlie Farm or Home Departments , but respectfully request that all such articles shall be short and concise , Compensation . —Where compensation is requested , the price must accompany each a...
AN ONWARD STEP . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 October 1884
AN ONWARD STEP . The Farm , Field and Fireside as A Semi-Monthly . While the reception with which our paper has 1 been accorded is exceedingly gratifying to us , yet , as announced by the publisher when he assumed control of the paper , nothing should he left undone which time and money could accomplish to nuike the FAEM , FIELD ABD FEBESIDE the best as well as the leading agricultural paper of this country . In some measure we feel that this desire has been accomplished . Not a day goes by but what we receive from our friends and contemporaries the most assuring letters that our paper is leading all papers of its class . Farmers say that its articles on farm and farm topics are able and practical , that the only thing now lacking is a more frequent issue to make the FAEM , FIELD AND FIRESIDE all that can be desired in a practical agricultural paper . To issue the paper more frequently means a great deal more expense to us . To issue twice a month is to incur twice the cost . To mak...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 October 1884
Beading and Headers . Horace gave excellent advice when he said , Ye who write choose a subject suited to your abilities , yet it is a well known fact that the popular book is noiasarule the best book . The masses are easily satisfied with a literature that has no intrinsic value or literary merit . The general reader reads to pass away the time , or devours one book after another with restless avidity . In England alone between four and five thousand volumes were printed in 1883 , and a hundred new works are issued every month from the American press . Few of these books will attain any lasting fame . Read to-day , . forgotten to-morrow , must necessarily be the record of the majority . They undoubtedly supply the demand of the day , all having , to some extent at least , their own readers . To select books adapted to various minds and sure to please is a difficult task , but one can always fall back upon the standard works of the great writers and novelists , with at least some pr...
MISCELLANEOUS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 October 1884
MISCELLANEOUS . A Riddle . God mode Adam out of dust , But thought it best to make me first ; So I was made before the man To answer God s most holy plan . My body he did make complete , But without legs , or arms , or feet ; My ways and actions he did control , But I was made without a soul . A living being I then became—It was Adam gave , me my nameThence from his presence I withdrew , And never more of Adam knew . My Makers laws I did obey , Siom them I never went astray . Thousands of miles I run in fear , But seldom on the earth appear . But God in me did something see , He put a living soul in me . A Son of Man my God did claim , And took that soul from me again ; And when that soul from me had fled , I was the same as when first made ; But without arms , or legs , or soul I travel now from pole to pole , I labor hard both day and night—To fallen man I give great light , Thousands of people , both young and old , Will by my death great light behold . The Scriptures , too , I c...
Page 17 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 October 1884
Surface Indications What a miner would very properly term surface indications of what is beneath , are the Pimples , Sties , Sore Eyes , Bolls , and Cutaneous Eruptions with which people are annoyed in spring and early summer , Tlie ert ete mutter accumulated during tho winter mouths , now makes its presence felt , through Nature s endeavors to expel it from tbe system . While it remain !! , it is a poison that festers in the blood and may develop into Scrofula . This condition causes derangement of the digestive and assimilatory organs , I with a feeling of enervation , languor , and weariness—often lightly spoken of as only spring fever Tliese are evidences that Nature is not able , unaided , to throw off the corrupt atoms which weaken the vital forces . To regain health . Nature must bo aided by a thorough blood-purifying med « iciue . aud nothing else is so effective aa Ayer s Sarsaparilla , which Is sufficiently powerful to expel from the system even the taint of Hereditary Scr...
THE SHIP LOKG I > UEa [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 October 1884
THE SHIP LOKG I &gt; UEa You re gazing with a troubled eye Across the ocean blue ; You say you re looking for a ship . Now many iceekn long due . Well met , my friend . T wait my ship ; I , too , have anxious fears ; But * , ah ! my vessel has been due For many * many years , fsent my pretty venture out In youths sweet long ago ; Her pennon boasted ralnbou ) hues . Her sails were white as snow .. With not a flaw from stem to stern . And not a spot or stain . Me bore herself right gallantly Upon the peaceful -main . Welt freighted with my rosy hopes , Ofiohtch there was no lack ; Ibade Iter bring me preciousfruit M , Tn Ueu , when she came back . But I have waited now , my friend . So many winters through , / think / scarce should know again Jtfy bark and fairy creic . And yet our ships may yet come in When ice expect them least , Well laden with a cargo fine On which , our souls may feast . Yet should they fail to reach us here . There is a ffarbor where They may cast anchor...
FALSELY ACCUSED ; [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 October 1884
FALSELY ACCUSED ; OE , Helen Rolleston s Lover . The Most Interesting and Fascinating Story Ever Written . BY CHARLES EEADE . BVKOPSIS . The reader is introduced to merchant Wardlaw and son—the former the head of an old and honored mercantile establishment in London , a man of . strict integrity , and hard as iron ; the latter a taut young man , has just passecl the Oxford examination under the Bevere tutoring of his intimate friend , the Rev . Robert Penfold . Tlie son ban led a fast life at college . Rambled and in debt , and hopes to tote up his father s business and pay his own urgent obligations . The son is a remarkable imitator with pencil and pen . A note for two thousand pounds signed by Wardlaw , Sr ., and endorsed by Penfold . has been discounted by a bill broker , and found to be a forgery . Penfold is arrested , found guilty , and sentenced to penal servitude in Australia . The son , Arthur Wardlaw , meantime falls madly in love with General Rolle 6 ton s daughter Helen...
A STRANGE MARRIAGE . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 October 1884
A STRANGE MARRIAGE . A . E . H . Isa , you are the sweetest , most perverse little wretch that ever tormented a poor specimen of humanity . Confess now—you do love me ? You must ! You shall ! Love you ? laughing merrily , I positively adore you . Cant you be serious a single second ? Come here , witch , audaciously catching her round the waist , aud drawing her to a seat by his side . Now say truly , sweetheart , do you love me ? Sometimes , glancing up coquettishly out of big , roguish blue eyes . When you are very , very nice to me . When am I not nice ? Am I not always your devoted slave ? Have I not danced attendance upon you unceasingly ever since I first met you ? Less than five weeks ago , mockingly . I grant , Mr . FontaiHe , that you have been extremely attentive . It seems like five months—like a lifetime . Isadore , I never knew how a man could love before . I have fancied , as who has not , that I loved , but since I have known you , I can see how trivial was the sentime...
A SERMON IN RHYME . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 October 1884
A SERMON IN RHYME . If you have a friend worth loving . Love him . Yes , and let him know That you love him , ere life s evening Tinge his brow with sunset glow . Why should good words ne er be said Of a friend—till he Is dead f If you hear a song that thrills you . Sung by ony child of song . Praise tt . Do not let the singer Wait deserved praises long . Why should one who thrills your fteart Lack the joy you mayimpartf Scatter thus your seeds of kindness . All enriching as you goLeave them . Trust the Jfarvesl Giver . He will moke each seal to grow . So , until Us happy end , Your life shall never lack a friend .
Page 23 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 October 1884
1 l s \ mmmW ^^ W ^^^ V &amp; WiW ^ lfi ^ m IJfflBlllP ^ aftPl ^ ^ A . a-ovnza-Aii For Every One Interested in Blnkinff Poultry Pay , Endorsed by the Lending Poultrymen of the United . States as the Bent Poultry Journal in the World . Sixteen Pages Beautifully Illustrated . It is printed on white , heavy-toned paper , giving fine ¦ effect to its beautiful illustrations . Fifty Cents Per Annum . THE GUARAKTEED FAID . IRCULATIO . V OF THE POULTRY KEEPER , up to SEPT . 1 , WAS OVER 2 ., 0 O . COPIES . This journal Is set in nonpareil type and hence there is more reading matter in it than in any poultry journal published . In addition to its original matter , it contains the cream of all the poultry and agricultural journals as well as a good space for the expression of the views of our readers . It is the paper for those who are just beginning in the profitable pursuit of poultry raising . Here you can find the A B C of the poultry business . Just the paper I have long been loo...
Page 23 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 October 1884
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Page 24 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Fireside — 1 October 1884
^^^^^^^*^* mmwm ^ mm ^^ ysfiBtonesB , locomotor ataxia , and all blood and T . _ l-1 l ( . B , TVTnoiYKvf-in Voo-f- nerve disorders , it is invaluable . Manypersons , litUUVS lUUgUeill . Vt-tll . after wearing this garment for a season , declare thoy would not do without it lor $ 500 . It will repay twice its cost in the health and comfort it imparte ; in a single month By sending us correct measures we can send a perfect fitting garment to any part of the United States by Mail or Express . Jul letters of inquiry , inclosing stamp , will receive prompt attention , and certificates and testimonials from prominent physicians and others will be furnished on application . Onr Magnetic Insoles , 1 . e ., Foot Batteries , will warm your feet and keep them comfortable in cold weather . $ 1 a pair by mail . CHICAGO MAGNETIC SHIELD CO ., 6 Central Music Hall , - Chloago , III . Always Mention the Farm , Field and Fireside . ¦ STOVE POLISH . On receipt of One Dollar in cash I will send to the...