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BUILD IN JUNE [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 May 1903
BUILD IN JUNE A correspondent to the Stockman and Farmer says : In our last two letters we described the style of a house wo like best . We do not advise you to build such a house , or indeed any house , out of new lumber in the winter . Colds , roup and all sorts of trouble are quite sure to follow . The right time to build a new house is in June or July . Finish the framework , roofing and flooring then ; put on the three-ply tarred paper then ; give it a thorough coating of tar then . Let it stand and season during July , August and September . Begin to occupy it with your pullets in October . Give it another co : it of tar then , an additional coat of tar each year , and the house will last indefinitely .
SHIPPING EGGS FOR HATCHING . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 May 1903
SHIPPING EGGS FOR HATCHING . In discussing the packing of eggs for shipping—that is , in small quantities for hatching—a Michigan Farmer correspondent writes that he prefers a good strong basket to any other kind of package . He puts a layer of excelsior in the bottom of the basket , wraps each egg in paper , then in excelsior , and places in tlie basket small end down . When the layer is full it should be so firm that there is no moving about of the eggs with the motion of the basket . If more than one layer of eggs is used he puts a good thick layer of excelsior on top of the first layer and proceeds as before , finishing with a layer of excelsior . AVhen the basket is full he stretches stout unbleached muslin across the top and sews to the edges of the basket , drawing it light . Then he plainly labels the basket so that it will be carefully handled . He says a half bushel basket will hold fifty eggs packed in this way .
BREED OF TURKEYS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 May 1903
BREED OF TURKEYS . A Canadian correspondent , in speaking of the matter of growing turkeys , says that the fanner should grow the breed or crop that gives the dressed turkey , Jbes . t , suited . to-your wants . They uiUer as much as do cattle , hogs or horses , and all may be suited . What suits one will not suit all , hence the demand for several breeds . My preference may not be yours . Wild turkeys are hardiest nnd dress fir-fine carcass of good quality . Bronze and Narragansetts are the largest , big boned and the heaviest for early markets , while Holland , buff , red , slate and black are medium to large in size , medium bone and good quality in flesh . Any or all may be great rangers , very domestic , or anywhere between these extremes , depending on the individual bird or strain . The turkey farmers , or the farmer or suburban resident , who essays turkey growing for profit on a market fowl finds no place for fancy exhibition slock , as a rule , and the first outlay for eit...
FARM MUST SUPPLY RANGE . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 May 1903
FARM MUST SUPPLY RANGE . At a recent meeting of the FrancoAmerican Sheep Association , held in Detroit , Robert Gibbons , the wellknown Michigan authority , in the course of his remarks , said : At present well-bred flocks in the agricultural states arc largely maintriiiwrt to supply new blood to those of tlie great ranges and ranches of the West , and the type their owners aim to produce is such as will meet the approval of Western fiock masters and maintain the characteristics necessary iu those flocks in their present environment . AVith the change of that environment will come a change in type of sheep demanded , and also , I fully believe , in the extent of that demand , as tho stud flocks will move westward to be nearer their market , as did the great herds of beef cattle which were once features of the agricultural states from New York to Kentucky , Indiana and Michigan . Then the stud flocks in the older states will necessarily have to depend upon the demands of the states i...
$ 10 , 000 . 00 MADE FROM $ 10 . 00 . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 May 1903
$ 10 , 000 . 00 MADE FROM $ 10 . 00 . Ten dollars invested in cggs , „ with profits , ( bought in summer and sold in winter ) , will , in ton years , make you wortl from $ 10 , 000 . 00 to $ 13 , 000 . 00 . Figure this out for yourself to bo sun my statement is coreet . The profit will average 150 per cent . I know of a lady who made over $ 15 ,- * 000 . 00 by reinvesting $ 10 . 00 in eggs fog ten years . Any one with a small amounf of energy can do as well . More mone , v invested will bring quicker returns . Our method does not preserve or picklt / them , but keeps them as fresh as when laid . It is very cheap , costing about one- . fourth of a cent per dozen . Any boy or : girl can do the work . I will sell this receipt for $ 10 . 00 . It is i worth $ 1 , 000 . 00 if properly used . Or if J you are afraid , will furnish said receipt 1 free with the understanding that the I patty receiving it invests $ 10 . 00 in . eggs fl for a period of ten years and allow me j » one-half of the...
FREE TRIP TO WORLD'S FAIR . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 May 1903
FREE TRIP TO WORLDS FAIR . New or old club agents of The Farr Home will be furnished free transpor tation to St . Louis and return horn for their trip to the World s Fair i 1904 on conditions that will be sent o application to this office . iSubscription agents desiring to aval themselves of this offer for free tranai portation ( rail or boat ) to St Louil World s Fair are requested to so ao 1 vise this office . Applications for fre ride to and from St . Louis should b accompanied with the usual rail &lt; f . boat rate to and from their respectivll starting points to St Louis . A Every boy or girl who desires to a « tend the World s Fair at St Louis if 1304 at no expense for the ride , shoulA apply without delay to The FaxM Home , Springfield , fli
Page 10 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 May 1903
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pe Boy on the Farm [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 May 1903
pe Boy on the Farm mi BOYS SHOULD DECIDE . ffiasTour life work is in a great measure miiat you choose to make it . Your ¦ aty early in life is to decide what mm are best qualified to do . Your KKredity should be duly considered . In fSiOosing your career you should bear f Simind the fact that the United States \ tl \ s vast agricultural resources and t-hks high as a commercial nation . / £ e Americans are a progressive peora , intensely practical and only coni § t when forging to the front in all les of business . To win success the ¦ nth must be well - grounded in the jiciples and methods of the business tl will engage his attention , bo it ^ culture , journalism , transportation , 1 Whether your ambition is to become ^ • farmer , a merchant , a banker or a professional man , whether you intend la enter upon the management of a # rm , clerk in an office or work in a . factory-, you should first acquire n [ jactical education along the line you Lspect to follow . Fit yourself to the...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 May 1903
W ^ tltpfi 10 mea ln each state to travel , tack alllCU signs and distribute circulars and gamplesot our goods . Salary KO per month . S 2 . 50 per day for expense . HUHLMAN COM-JPA-NY , Dept B-, Atl » s Block , Chicago .
Page 11 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 May 1903
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y »&lt; S *« S « S ««««« S )««» S » SS ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦ «» [ Berkshire Gossip j 10 BERKSHIRBS WANTED . Mr . John Calhoun desires to purchase from 6 to 10 Berkshire gilts unbred or if hred , not bred until after 8 months of age . He wants good growth Pigs ; good bone ; broad faces ; good feet ; well bred ; to be registered . In writing give weight and pedigree . If you have pigs that will fill the above requirements write Mr . John Calhoun , care The Farm Home , Springfield , 111 . BERKSHIRE SOW WANTED . Mr . John W . Wolf desires to purchase a bred Berkshire sow . Write Mr . John W . Wolf , care of The Farm Home , Springfield . 111 . BERKSHIRE BOAR WANTED . Mr . F . P . Smith wishes to purchase a Berkshire boar pig about one year old . Send price , pedigree , and description to F . P . Smith , care The Farm Home , Springfield , 111 . BRED BERKSHIRE . SOW . • James S . Francis desires to purchase ft Berkshire sow that will farrow her first litter in April , 1903 . Address James S . F...
WHERE TO Bl BERKSHIRES . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 May 1903
WHERE TO Bl BERKSHIRES . Breeders and farmers desiring tt chase first-class Berkshires will their Interests by sending to thi lowing well known gentlemen fox logue and price list , viz .: ALABAMA . B . A . BISHOP Talli BAM T . SMITH ARKANSAS . W . J . BELL J SAM P . MCOLLOCH Cane CALIFORNIA . JOS . KELLY Fer St B . WRIGHT Santa GEORGIA . BELMONT FARM Sn W . P . JACKSON ... A J . G . B . EllWIN E ILLINOIS . C . H . C . ANDERSON &amp; CO ., Carlii F . D . CRANE Mt . Ste W . H . DAWDY Greei JAMES FRAKE CI W . H . KER Prairie du R &lt; JAS . MPHERSON Rod W . E . NEAL Brldg D . H . SHANK J HOMER WATERS Da INDIANACHARLES BARKER Thorn J . F . ELLIOTT Vine * WALTER GORDON Metaj GEO . W . JESSUP Rocl TRAVIS NEAL Browne NOAH WILSON M IOWA . B . BREITBACH Cae J . H . DEHNER Cai W . D . McTAVISH Co KANSAS . MANWARING BROS Lawi E . W . MELVILLE .. Eu W . H . RHODES Ta C . A . STANNARD ... Em ] CHAS . E . SUTTON Ru KENTUCKY . W . F . LILLARL 7 .. .... Lawrence MICHIGAN . A . W . C...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 May 1903
BERKSHIRES FOR SALE CLOSING OUT HERD SLSS ^ SI at low prices . Write to-day , for prices and pedigrees . G . W . MERCER , B . B . No . 1 , Ceutr &amp; Uti . III . LARGE ENGLISH BERKSHIRES . Sows all gone . A few males left . Extra good ones . Of the best breeding , size and quality . Prices reasonable . Stock guaranteed as represented . Otto Hamilton , Grundy Co . Spickard , Mo .