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* i » NEWS OF THE WEEK- [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 16 May 1868
* i » NEWS OF THE WEEK- —The final vote on the Impeachment case , which had been fixed for Tuesday , has been postponed until Saturday at noon , to which time the Senate adjourned . —At the conclusion of Mr . Binghams closing argument , the Impeachment court adjourned until Monday noon when the Senators began explanation of tnelr causes for voting for or against the conviction of the President . —The House has passed a . bill removing political disabilities from over 200 persons In North Carolina . —A bill has been introduced into the 1 House to admit the States of North Carolina , South Carolina , Louisiana , Georgia , and Alabama to representation In Congress upon their ratification of the Constitutional amendment . —The House has resolved to take a recess from May 16 to May 25 , in 1 order to allow members to attend the Chicago Convention . —Col . Forney has resigned his position as Secretary of the Senate . —The Union Pacific Railroad has been completed to Fort Sanders , 680 mil...
L . BTTBRS , INQUIRIES . AKSWRRg , Etc . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 16 May 1868
L . BTTBRS , INQUIRIES . AKSWRRg , Etc . Short-Horn Bull Wanted . —Will you be so kind as to inform me where I can get a good thoroughbreed Durham bull , near this place . lama farmer of small means—consequently dont wish to go far . The answer to be through your valuable paper . —/ . B ., AV ¦ bias , Midi . —There are many who would like to . purchase desirable stock if they knew where to apply . Those who have good animals which they wish to sell would do well to advertise them . We do not eugges t this becouse we wish more advertisements—for we have already as many as we care to give space for—but for the benefit of farmers wishing to Improve their stock . A Remedy for Fleaa Wanted . —I am seriously annoyed with fleas , and have almost come to the conclusion that they are bound to predominate . My hogs have nested about the barn until the ground is literally aUve with these jumping Insects . I have removed the straw and manure to no purpose . Will Time scattered about ,, or sheep...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 16 May 1868
To Subscribers and Readers . —THE WESTERN EoBiL it published at boL t Chicago and Detroit , eacli edition containing all matter in cither of general importance , themarkel rejnrls and other matter of merely local interest iu one being omitted in the other . Advertisements inserted in both editions , or titlier , as desired .
Wool Growers and Wool Manufacturers . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 16 May 1868
Wool Growers and Wool Manufacturers . We are glad that the Northwestern Sheep Breeders Association has taken the com-mon-sense course of appointing delegates to the Exposition in August next , and that a number of its members have expressed the determination to be present aud exhibit specimens of the wool produced by their flocks . This is no concession to any claims of the buyers or manufacturers to impose arbitrary rules for buying wool . All who spoke or voted on the question recognized the injustice of any rule requiring a uniform shrinkage on all fleeces of a class , and that the just course was to buy each lot on Its merits—while the difficulty of arriving at a correct result in all cases was admitted . What this action did mean was a recognition of the Importance to Western wool growing of Western wool manufactories , and the importance of having a harmony of views between the two great interests , which harmony can much better be secured by coming together and having free di...
Marshall ' s Portrait of Gen . Grant [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 16 May 1868
Marshall s Portrait of Gen . Grant Mr . Marshall has produced a line engraved portrait of General Grant , which is in every respect , - equal If not superior to the celebrated line engraved portrait of President Lincoln , bythe same artist . As a likeness , It Is pronounced by many who are competent to judge , to be remarkable for its fidelity in showing , by the delicate touches of the artist , even the traits of character peculiar to the General . Mr . Marshall has evidently devoted his best powers to this portrait , and has produced a work which will be welcomed as a valuable contribution to Art . Tlcknor &amp; Fields , of Boston , and J . H . AMMON , of Chicago , are the publishers . ,
Peck ' s Patent Milk-Cooler . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 16 May 1868
Peck s Patent Milk-Cooler . Last week the type made us say that , among the advantages claimed for Peck s milk-cooler ,- it allowed the moving of the milk , and it made one fourth more better than ay the ordinary process . What we wrote was that it allowed the massingof the milk—allowed it to be put in large vessels , instead of small pans , and that it was claimed that by using it one fourth more butter could be made during the hot weather than by the ordinary process . We believe this cooler is well worth the attention of dairymen . Particulars concerning it may be had by addressing GHABUBSPECK , P . O ., Box 1544 , Chicago , 111 . » ¦ » CHICAGO HOBTICULTUBAL SOCIETY . —AS we go to press the exhibition of this Society at Library Hall , is opening auspiciously . The show is a good one , though not as large as it would have been were our horticulturists less busily engaged . »• ? •—¦ W B . N , Andrews , of Rootstown , 0 „ nas two years old fleeces from Cotswold and Leicestershire sh...
northwestern Sheep Fair . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 16 May 1868
northwestern Sheep Fair . The shepherds ot Northern Illinois have not been fortunate in the times they have selected for their Sheep Fairs and Public Shearings . Three years of the four in which they have held these meetings , the weather has been most unfavorable . But the leading men in the Northwestern Sheep Breeders Association are men of energy and enthusiasm in their calling , and so the Fourth Annual Fair at Belvidere , III ., May 5-7 , was not a failure , although the rains had made tbe roads so bad as to prevent many intended exhibitors from bringing their sheep , and although there was , until the afternoon of the last day Of the Fair , no tlme when sheep could be shorn with either comfort or safety . With all these disadvantages there was a fine show of Merinos—sdifle most excellent specimens , and the pride with which the sheep men looked at , handled , aiirf talk ^ ed about sheep was entirely excusable . Among the flocks represented were those of J . W . Knapp , J . 8 ....
Cedar Co ., Iowa , [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 16 May 1868
Cedar Co ., Iowa , We have here in Gedar do ., Iowa , a beautiful farming country—worthy of more praise than I am able to give . The general character of the soil is a £ ark , rich loam , and produces In abundance all the grams common to the Northwest . Our-corn crop is the most reliable when planted early and tended well—the average yield about 40 pushels per acre , worth at present 50 cents per bushel . The yield of wheat during the past two or three years has been very encouraging to &amp; rmers ; No . l wheat is worth about $ 2 per bushel . We can raise pota- * toes , fruits of various kinds , and vegetables in great abundance . We have good markets near us for all the products of the farm and dairy . • Business is brisk , aud land is rising rapidly . Prairie land about five years since was worth about $ 10 per acre . The Same land is now worth $ 20 per acre . Improved forms are changing hands at from $ 50 to $ 100 per acre—they have just doubled in value during the last...
Management of the Dairy [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 16 May 1868
Management of the Dairy fWc havd received the Third Annual Report of the American Dairymen s Associa1 ( tlon , a publication WhJP b contains 120 pages of matter exceedingly lntere « vi n e to farmers \ in general and to dairymen ill pnTW u ar The able addresses of Prof . W . H BfifiWBB , and Messrs . WtttAki ) , WEBB and TOWN -- BEND , before the Ohio Association , deserve the thoughtful perusal of every Agricultur ist . At present we can only find space for part of the address of the Hon . N . Si TOWNSEM ^ of Avon , Lorain Gounty , Ohio . After some preliminary remarks on tlu £ value of the milk of various animals for bit * man food , he said that the cow is the animal on which we rely for the supply of our * dairies . The amount of milk a cow can produce depends on the breed and character of the animal , on the feed supplied , and on general managemeut . Wu -are practically limited to three varieties : first that nondescript multitude known as Natives , then the Devons and Shortlf...
PARAGRAPHS OF ALL SORTS . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 16 May 1868
PARAGRAPHS OF ALL SORTS . By Sandusky , Ohio , ships over 200 tons of fish per week , mostly white fish . BS * Since January 1 , Philadelphia has exported 8 , 000 , 000 gallons of petroleum . By A Massachusetts former has paid $ 300 for a barrel of the Rose potatoes for seed . • By It will cost $ 520 , 000 to grade and furnish ties and bridge timbers for the Denver Pacific Railroad . By There were 1 , 000 , 00 * barrels of lime manufactured at Rockland , Me ., in 1867 , at a cost of $ 1 per barrel . . By The natural bridge of Virginia was recently sold by auction for $ 0 , 800 to Col . Mike Harman , of Staunton . fiy The St . Pauls Church property at Boston is In the market at $ 20 per square foot of land , or a total of $ 400 , 000 . By The Fruit Growers Association at Cincinnati estimates the annual fruit product of the Ohio valley at $ 5 , 000 , 000 . By It has cost the British Government about one million pounds sterling for each prisoner rescued from King Theodore . By There is...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 16 May 1868
To Canvassers . BBS AGENTS WANTED in every town to canvass for Marshalls great line engraved portrait of GENERAL GRANT . This is the only authentic and satisfactory portrait of the Commander of onr Armies yet executed . It is commended in the strongest manner as a faithful likeness , and as a work of art by Senator Sumner , Mr . Washburne , General Howard , Senator Trumbull , and many others , every way competent to speak with authority on these points : and Mrs . Grant has sent Mr . Marshall the following letter : WASHIWSTOM , Feb . 25 , 1868 . ME . W . B . M ARSHALL—Dear Sir : I am delighted with yonr splendid engraving of ray husband . I cannot say too much In its praise . As a likeness I do not think it could be better , and I shall always prize your elegant gift . __ .. _ Tours truly . JULIA D . GRANT . This engraving wul be sold only by subscription , and good canvassers are wanted to engage in its sale . For terms address , For the Western States , except Ohio and Michigan , ...
i • - » - • — . The American Watch Factory at Waltham , Hats . [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 16 May 1868
i • - » - • — . The American Watch Factory at Waltham , Hats . I The s-Iicees § Of . Hie fistabllsnPent of the American Watch CfbmiJany - at Waltham , Mass ., has demonstrated that it is possible * o produce , in this ebUntryv watches lu Severy respect equal If Hoi superior to the best watches of foreigu mafltrracture . ! Probably there is no establishment of any description iu the world where the division of labor is carried to such a degree of perNation as it is in the manufacture of the American Waltham Watches . The twentyfive departments of this immense factory with its seven hundred workmen , are mauaged with a degree of order and regularity which secures , in every branch of the manufacture , the highest ojMer of mechanical genius aud skill . Iu addition to tills , the American Watch Company have availed themselves of the aid of machinery whose work is as perfect as the lathe work in banknote engraving . The very best material is selected , and each seplivaie piece of whlcli ...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 16 May 1868
To The Fruit Growers -ANDShippers of the West . AS THE FRUIT SEASON is al hand and the all important question of What House to chip to is to be decided upon , we beg leave to announce to our old friends and the Fruit Growers generally that we are again In the field , and are this year better than ever prepared to receive consignments and make prompt and honest returns . We do not believe in the practice of running about the country , and by all sorts of promises and pretensions , secure everybody s consignments , and , by so doing , get more fruit than any one house can handle to advantage—but prefer to stay at home and let the manner in which we take care of the interest of our Shippers , and the Returns we make , J &gt; e our sole Recommendation . All Inquiries promptly answered , and Stencils furnished if desired . J . T . MORRIS &amp; CO ., 386 16 Dearborn St ., Chicago , 111 . THE TWO ANGELS , OR LOVE-LED . A Poem , in Six Cantos . By Thomas Clarke . Price # 1 ....
Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 16 May 1868
WALTER A . WOODS Prize Mowersand Reapers . Awarded the Highest Prize , Grand Gold Medal at the Paris Exposition , 1867 . Four First Prices at the Great State Trial at Minnesota In 1807 , besides 150 Prizes In other Contests . 12 , 000 SoldLast Harvest , OVER 90 , 000 NOW IN USE IN THIS COUNTRY &amp; K 5 EUROPE . ^^^^^^^^^^ H ^ B // B ^ SSj ^^^^ SS ^ itw WOODS PRIZE MOWER , With FOLDING BAR , STEBL LINED GUARDS , and SPRING SEAT . IS the most SIUPLE , LIOHTEST DRAFT and most DURABLE HOWEB BUILT . It NEVER CLOGS , IfWtfeT BtSf-MUtMng MUaptr Is Justly styled the Victor of Every Contest , » nd has deservedly won it s reputation by taking tbe lead of all other Self-Rakers nw In : use . Saves TWO ut over any HMD BAKB or DBOFPIB . Does its WORK BETTER . Leaves Compact Bundles and no Scatterings . In mowing it has a quick motion ; in reaping , slow . No farmer will purchase other kinds after seeing this work . WALTER A . WOOD Mowing and Reaping Machine Co . Manufactory at Hooslck Fa...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Western Rural — 16 May 1868
C . AULTMAN &amp; COS * SWEEPSTAKES . THE , OHLV GENUINE SWEEPSTAKES THRESHING MACHINE . C . AULTMAK &amp; CO ., IH . H . TAYLOH Manutacthrcrs , Gcnl Western Aet Canton , Ohio . | Chicago / Ill . TWO STYLES OF HORSE POWERS . The Improved Carey Power , ( Both eight and ten horse . ) ^ otsfiS ^^ sSSisstt \ £ ^ li ^ E ! E * 39 Lcr 2 s 9 flnll 9 IUSili 3 K THE COMPENSATING POWER . ( Both eight and ten horse . ) A commendable ambition exists among thresher ! to own the best machine in the neighborhood , Bothlng ,. ¦ • . is more disagreeable to them than to have fanners complain that their work is not properly done , or to lose valuable time by reason of breakages , and they cannot he too careful in selecting a machine . The Sweepstakes is the accredited head Of the Threshing Machine family , and its superior etrength , durability , simplicity , case of draft , style of finish , and capacity for threshing and cleaning grain faster and better than any other are acknowledged...