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PUBLISHED WEEKLX BY . HOWARD & WHSOX PUB . CO . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 30 January 1886
PUBLISHED WEEKLX BY . HOWARD &amp; WHSOX PUB . CO . CHARLES H . HOWABD , EDITOB . J ONATHAN PEBIAM , I Associate Editors , p . H . JACOBS , 1 JAS . W . WILSON , BUSINESS MANAGER . THE FABM , FIEM &gt; AND STOCKMAN , nnder its new management , is intended to treat practically the meat variety of subjects related to Agriculture , Stockraising . Gardening and Frait-Bjoving . and to afford enter &amp; ining and newsy reading fbr thu family . Its largo circulation in every State and Territory ot the Uniqn , and iiittie lirttish Provinces , is proof that it is adapted to all parts of the country . ___ ,.. , „ for Subscription and Advertising terms see page 136 .
Wisconsin Horticultural Society . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 30 January 1886
Wisconsin Horticultural Society . The Wisconsin Horticultural Society meet in convention at Madison , February 1 to 5 inclusive . These meetings have always been interesting and attended by leading pomologists from neighboring States . The papers presented are practical , and the discussions to the point . The fruit exhibits have been good , and liberal premiums are offered . The programme is as follows : Monday , 7 P . M ., miscellaneous business ; Tuesday , 9 A . M ., reports of officers , revision of fruit list ; 3 l . M ., election of officers , Presidents address , reports of committees . On Tuesday evening the Horticultural Society will meet with the State Agricultural Society to listen to the address of President Arnold , and on Thursday and Friday it will meet in -joint session with that society . Wednesday , 9 A . M ., observation reports , fruit discussions ; 2 P . M ., Our Russian Fruits : A . G . Tuttle , H . H . Howlett , Geo . P . Peffer ; Crab Apples , Nevertheless : ...
Economy Club-How to Use It . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 30 January 1886
Economy Club-How to Use It . As we are receiving a large number of letters asking how to use the Economy wub , we publish the enclosed business- ¦ te letter from a member , which will ouJ ¦ aS v model for othe *» - We also enmZ , i . n bT £ et ? , tlle Prices at which the £ 3 * ° l ^ e 5 coa ° my Club can buy the oZi »! * t ked for &lt; so that others may compare them with what they are paying at home for similar articles . We are glad to find that nearly every person who subscribes is asking for a membership , and we hope that when they get it they will not lay it away , but will make use of it . It should at the same time be remembered that the editors and publishers of this paper have no interest whatever in your using the Economy Club , except so far as you can save money thereby and hence accord to us the good will which comes from receiving a benefit . If it saves you more than the cost of your subscription ( $ 1 . 50 ) yon will naturally inform your neighbors , and su...
An "International" Swindle . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 30 January 1886
An International Swindle . MB . EDITOK : DO you know anything of the International Seed Company , of Rochester , N . Y ., or their agents or circulars . They profess to send out packages of 1 , 000 grains of new oats , for which they chargo $ 2 , satisfaction guaranteed . If not satisfied with the crop , they agree to refund the $ 2 , and take the crops at market prices . Next year they say they will not sell the oats , except in single bushel lots , and then only at $ 15 per bushel . J . C . A . Louisville , Ky . ANSWEK : We know nothing about the firm , personally ; have not received their circulars , nor have their agents interviewed us . The whole class of make-you-rich-f or-little-money , steer clear of newspaper men—when they can . The scheme is merely a modification of the Bohemian oat swindle , with which reading men are pretty familiar . Still swindlers keep playing on the string of a harp that has twanged gudgeons successfully , on this presumption , The fools are not all ...
News and Comments . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 30 January 1886
News and Comments . —A new idea in ensilage is treated of in the live stock columns . The experiments seem conclusive and reliable . —And now oleomargarine is adulterated ! Was it Tennyson who had something to say about—Pestlinga poisoned poison ? —The labor question in Pennsylvania is growing more serious . Some 5 , 000 men are on strike at TJniontown . Mob violence is feared . —A sample of hulless barley , bright , plump and excellent is received from , F . G . Merrill , Fishers , Minn . We shall place it on trial , and if valuable , will add it to our seed distribution . The Wisconsin Dairymen s Association were in session this week , January 30 to 28 inclusive , at Bichland Centre . We hope , to have something to say of the doings of this wide-awake body of men . Their fourteen years of convention life has added much of practical value to the literature of the dairy , and the limiting of papers to not over 1 , 000 words insures conciseness of matter contained . —The Illinois Boa...
Did You Write to this Paper ? [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 30 January 1886
Did You Write to this Paper ? We frequently receive letters , the desire of whose writers cannot be complied with , because of the omission of important data . The following is a list , with the omissions indicated . If the parties who wrote the letters will complete the necessary data they will be promptly attended to : Names of writer omitted : letter dated at Creston , Iowa ; at Howard , Minn . ; at Irouton , Mo . States omitted : Mrs . H . J . Osborn , Wilmot ; Mrs . P . F . Laberteaux , Leslie ; Mrs . A . B . Woodward , Wrightstown ; Oliver Hanohette , Appleton ; EthelDairs , St . Thomas ; S . Demund , Milan ; L . T . Fairbanks , Weston ; E . M . Wilcox , Lowville . State and town both wanting : Samuel Simmons . A full list and description of all tho seeds In our free seed distribution offer was published In our Nov . 16 th issue . If you have not received it or have lost If , and desire to make up an order to send us with your renewal , please write us a postal , and another c...
Farming Without Stock . [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 30 January 1886
Farming Without Stock . StocK raising and farming are the same in a certain sense . No farmer can keep stock unless he grows grain and grass , and no farm can be kept to a standard of fertility unless containing stock . Every farmer aims to improve his farm with his stock , and endeavors to secure the great-. est yields possible per acre , using the ¦ latest and most improved methods for that purpose . All farmers are quick in pointing out the mistakes of their neighbors and assisting them to avoid such in future . But in stock raising the conditions seem to be changed . The farmer who spends time and labor to secure a large crop of wheat or corn , resorting to the best seed , and the most available machinery , allows his crops to be wasted by inferior stock . We use the term wasted for the reason that any portion of the food consumed that does not contribute to the production of some other article is wasted . True , it is in the manure , but a waste of time results , as the benefit...
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__ Vf _ wSSS __ wSK ^ k mmmmm \\\ mt _^_ Spring Application of Manure . As to whether it is best to apply manure in the spring or fall there is a difference of opinion . We will state that the proper time depends upon the condition of the soil . If it is a heavy loam , underlaid with clay , the manure may be safely hauled to the fields and spread evenly over the surface , as the clay subsoil partially prevents the soluble matter from being leached downwards by tlie rains , though much may be lost if the land is rolling , as the manure may be washed off or blown away by the winds . A safe method is to first plow the field , whether in the spring or fall , and then haul on the manure in light loads ( as the rough land will make difficult hauling ) , spread it evenly , and then work it in with a pulverizer or harrow . This incorporates it with the soil , and prevents loss from winds and rains , and allows the soil , to absorb and retain all the gases and other valuable matter . The pla...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 30 January 1886
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 30 January 1886
FARM TO LET—For money rent or on shares . A first-class farm , consisting oi 400 acres of the best wheat land in the world , in thc heart of the Ited Eiver Valley of the North ; 300 acres ready for crop ; good house and barn ; 10 cows ; 25 ewes ; 10 Berkshire sows ; first-class teams ; tools and machinery of the latest \» atterns . A renter who can buy the working stock and machinery can rent this property for cash rent or shun ; of the crop , on favorable terms , for long time . Address B ., Box V . Grand Forks , Dakota . BLUEBERRY PLANTS . The Blueberry succeeds in all soils , and is a valuable fruit to grow for pleasure or profit . Dcscriptivo price List free . DELOS STAPLES , West Sebewa , Mich . CTAIIEC UADItV-AH leading Strawberries O I IMC 9 IMItU I RiMpberrles . Grapea and Small Fruits . STONES HARDY BliicUlieny ls our specialty . Best plants . Lowest Prices . Sold forList . COEtfcOONVEKSE . pi 4 PVDCRDV ( Namo paper . ) Ft . A tkinaan . Wis . OL All WUCntll Sibley s Tested ...
HORTICULTURE [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 30 January 1886
HORTICULTURE California Emits . The more oommon dried fruits of the „ mmfcrv have become staple products for home use and export from California . Of anme others the Saeramento Bee says : The sWariA olive seem destined to become most &amp; tant products of this State . The fi Xere attains a most luxuriant growth , « d yields enormously , although no thorouehly good variety for drying has come into general cultivation . In time , howler there will doubtless be a great production of first-class dried figs here . The cultivation of the olive is yet in its infancy although it has been demonstrated that California olive oil and pickled olives are of the best character . California Drones surpass in quality those imported , and the production must be greatly increased to take the place of the foreign orunes in the American market . A large trade is growing up in Calif ornia raisins , which are of a superior quality , and there can never be an over-production , of rais ins . What a...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 30 January 1886
WSmWuEiBW I TLW .-WI . WrvBaB BBSSmBsW AIUUM wiH ^ l ^ yK Will tie matted FJIEE to all applicants , and to customers of Hit year without ordering it . ft contains about 180 pates * 600 Illustrations , prices , accurate descriptions and valuabl * directions forplantiag all varieties of VEGETABLE and FLOWER SEEDS , BULBS , etc . Invaluable to all , especially to Market Gardeners . Bend for it . *~ D . M . FERRY &amp; CO ., Detroit , Michigan * 4 MP ** ^ Wr MW ESTABLISHED 1828 Our Seeds are grown on our own farms from selected Seed stocks and GUARANTEED TO GIVE SATISFACTION , or money returned . Special Cash Prizes offered for 188 G . See Buist s Garden Guide with prices , mailed on application . Address , ROBERT BUIST , Jr ., Seed Crower . PHILADELPHIA .
ttiUBDot [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 30 January 1886
ttiUBDot Mavericks . The term Maverick—oattle over one year old , and not following the dam , and unbranded—is said to have originated with Mr . Maverick , of the Texas Senate , who framed a bill which became a law , authorizing any one to brand as his own any animal that was twelvo months old having no brand and not following nor owning a mother , thus stopping tha increase of those unowned animals . These cattle at length became known as Mavericks , from tho originator of the hill , who was a prominent man , andin whose honor a county was named , in the State of Texas . Sales of Pure-Bred Cattle . According to the Breeder s Qazelte , at publio sale last year , there were sold : Short-horns 7 , 057 $ 709 , 865 $ 100 . 09 Herefords 480 140 , 125 304 . 40 Jerseys 1 , 004 312 , 030 194 . 50 Holsteins 854 101 , ! UO 192 . 30 Angus 180 00 , 292 279 . 40 Galloways :... 105 20 . 5 G 5 253 . 00 From this it will be seen that Herefords made the largest average price ; Angus next , the Jerse...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 30 January 1886
FOR SALE SHETLAND STALLION CLEVELAND . —Imported 1884 , bright bay ,. 5 years old , heavy mane and tail , stands 42 inches , and weigh 350 lbs . The blue ribbon , which he won at World s Fair , New Orleans , proclaims him the finest pony in America . Broke to saddle and harness . A sure tool getter . Price MOO . Address J . MTJBEAY HOAG , Maquoketa . Iowa , Importer and Breeder of Shetland , Welsh and Iceland Ponies . Enclose stomp for descriptive prico list . OAK GROVE STOCK FABM . • wl niWfnfiRiO ^ WTiW ^ V ^ [ Greenwood , McHenr - Co . HI . * *• . Breeders and Shippers of RECORDED POLAND CHINAS Of best quality and most approved strains . Stock for sale . Special express rates . No catalogues , write for wante . tlcutioii ( ho Farm , Field and Stockman . LEVI AXUJOXJD , Prop r RIVERSIDE STOCK FARM , Plaiuwell , Mich . ^^ mMmm ^^^ m ^^ mlM ^ Breeder and shipper of pare bred recorded PolandClilua Swine , registered JcrNey Cattle ( A . J . C . C . H- . It . ) , and roistered Merino S...
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, ^ ^ Jmmm ^ l ^__ * ^ F ____ A _ m ^______ t _______ tmmm \ n ^ av ^^^^ H light on the jfig h Records . Investigation is being made of the high reoords obtained by celebrated cows , and ecienoe is slowly unraveling some of the mysteries surrounding them . In the first nlace doubt is cast upon at least one record as it was proven that under no possibility could the food given produce the amount of butter derived . In other words , the fat was not in the food , but the obstacle was exp lained by allowing that any deficiency of fat can be supplied from that stored in the body of the cow , thus virtually making tallow and butter the same . It is known that but little variation in the Beroentage of solid matter can be made bv feed , and the object sought was an explanation of how the water , casein , sugar , etc can be ohanged into fat , thus allowinsr of the production of a large amount of butter from food deficient in butterforming elements . Dr . Sturtevaat , in the Farmers Advocate ...
VETERINARY [Newspaper Article] — Farm, Field, and Stockman — 30 January 1886
VETERINARY The several departments of tho FABM , FIELD AND STOOKMAS are for the use and convenience of its patrons . Subscribers wishing advice will please state their questions plainly and concisely . In relation to diseases and ailments of live stock , it Is necessary that we bo informed fully of the symptoms as observed , else it will be impossible to fully understand and prescribe for the case . N . M . \ V : Cocked ankle is generally the result of injury ln some other part of the limb , unless from inflammation or soreness of the ankle itself Find the cause , whether in the thick muscle of the shoulder or haunch , or the tendons and remove it . In a majority of cases the trouble is iu the foot . Whenever you find heat , tenderness and inflammation bathe persistently with cold water . Bird Lice—Breeding Meal Worms . EDITOR : Please let me know what will take tho insects from my birds—my canary and fancy robins . I have tried kerosene oil andinsect powder . Can von tell me what i...