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Michigan Oleomargarine Law [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 22 December 1898
Michigan Oleomargarine Law THE fellowing , taken from a . communication to the Chicago Record from Lansing , Michigan , will be of interest to those who are working for pure-food laws and their enforcement : Last April the case « f the people vs . Frank J . Dettenthaler was submitted to the court . Dettenthaler was convicted of violating the law enacted by the last legslature prohibiting the sale of oleomargarine colored to resemble . butter . Numerous other prosecutions were made under this law , and still others are being held awaiting the opinion of the court as to its legality . In a unanimous opinion written by Justice Hooker the court holds the law to be invalid . The merits of the law are not discussed in the opinion , the court simply holding that the law is defective inasmuch as the legislative journals show that it was without an enacting clause when it passed the senate , and that the house failed to -remedy this defect . This-clause was inserted previous to the signing o...
Churning [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 22 December 1898
Churning By Emma Olearwaters . H AVE just taken out of the ehurn a nice batch of gilt-edge butter , and although we use milk from but one cow , she is due , to be fresh the 12 th of December , we get just such butter at every churning , and . churn three times each week . Themilk stood twenty-four , hours , then the cream was taken off and put in the cream jar . Each time cream was . added to the jar the . whole was thoroughly stirred . When the churning was in the jar a half teacupful of sour milk and a teaspoonful of salt was stirred in , the whole set in a warm place eighteen hours to open . The churn waa scalded with boiling water , the cream poured -in . and after churning until the cream looked buttery , which was not more than ten minutes , the sides of the churn , and the lids were rinsed with warm water . The instant the butter formed the milk was let run off , the butter washed in cold water until the water ceased to be milky , the water then let off and salt in the propor...
^ w Dirt in Milk [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 22 December 1898
^ w Dirt in Milk By D . H . Otis . THE Kansas State Agricultural College dairy secured , samples- of milk . from oersons-engaged more or less ln the dairy business , and placed these in long , narrow glass tubes . After standing for several . hours these tub es .-were examined and notes taken on the amount of dirt that settled to . the bottom . Considerable difference was found , some samples being almost free from visible dirt , while others had so much that it formed an irregular ring along the lower edge of the tube . While this test , is a good 1 one .-to detect solid particles of dirt in the milk , it is by no means conclusive , as-wiere milk is handled in an uncleanly manner more or less dirt becomes dissolved in the milk and cannot be separated . out . This illustrates the Importance of the utmost cleanliness in handling milk . We object strongly to milk being adulterated with water , but this is not to be compared with adulterating it with dirt
Page 13 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 22 December 1898
^^ M ^^ iD ^ SIIIlilllllPP ^^^^ HwCPrkR l ^ ^ fT ^ flB • Por 9 : Work Horses j [ Driving Horses j I Hogs and Sheep : : FEEDING HOGS . —Victor Corn ! J and Oat Feed does not require the addition of any other grain . ¦ , It is complete for the develop- ¦ | . ¦ ment of the most flesh and . the j &gt; least fat . It should be ? fed at . « ; all stages of growth , the gains &lt; are constant ,-the results posi- . tive , the profits sure . Victor ; » Corn and Oat Feed is made i J from choice grain and contains ¦ no dirt . You buy it under this i \ guarantee . ? Sold only in Sealed and \ . Branded Sacks . i * I Feeding for Flesh , an in- \ valuable book on Horse , Cattle , J Hog and Sheep Feeding . Sent ; i postpaid on request . ¦ t Our Science Department will , , freely answer all questions on &lt; ; live stock feeding . Address ! Science Department ¦ The American Cereal Co . . Monadnock Bldg ., Chicago , III . WyifSf * f £ f ** * r . r Huvds American ignsii , Hnn ...
VETERINARY [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 22 December 1898
VETERINARY The several departments of this paper are for the use and convenience of Its subscribers exclusively .-.. Those wishing advice in this column will please state their questions plainly and con-cisely-upon 1 paper containing no . reference to subscriptions or to other departments of the paper ; In , relation to diseases and other ailments of live stock , it is necessary that we be -exoctly Informed of the symptoms as observed , else it will be Impossible to fully understand and prescribe for the case . We cannot answer veterinary Inquiries by mall unless $ 1 ( the regular veterinary fee ) is Inclosed . Probably Lumpy Jaw . Have a cow that hits a hard lump on underside tne jaw . The cow has been afflicted , for about two years arid the lump is gradually crowing larger and at present is the size of a goose egg . — -Jos . Arnold , III . —If lump is loose from jaw bone have incompletely cut out by an expert surgeon , and proper ¦ antiseptic after treatment applied . - If done b...
QUERIST COLUMN . [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 22 December 1898
QUERIST COLUMN . • ( Continued from page 1606 . ) The Bait is Tempting . Is the International Publishing Company reliable ? , —These big salary promising concerns do not pay the salaries promised , but theyjiut them out as a bait , to sell alleged outflts ; We cannat recommend any of the concerns who do business on this plan . Boss Grain-Grinder Wanted . Do you know , the address of the Boss grain grinder that grinds all kinds of grain ? If . so please let me know ;—Orin W . Maine , Illinois . —We do net know who manufactures this machine . Can some one give us the information ? Should this fall into the hands of the manufacturer we : suggest that he advertise- and let us know where hois and what he has to sell . Books and Free Silver . 1 . Please tell me where I can get a mother s cook-book , Martha Washington ; ! the Red Cross book of Our War with Spain . And tell me ( 2 ) what was the orgln of free silver and who cot the idea of it first—Omar Smith , Mo . —A . C . McCIurg &am...
WHY NOT SPEND . CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS AT HOME ? [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 22 December 1898
WHY NOT SPEND . CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS AT HOME ? The Nickel PIate : Road will sell tickets to any point on their line at a fare ; and a third for the round trip , account of Christmas and New Years holidays , on December 23 , 24 , 25 . 26 , 30 and 31 , 1898 ; aTid January 1 st and 2 d . with return limit to and including January 3 . 1899 . Students , upon presentation ; of proper credentials , can obtain ticketsVat the same rate , good to return until school reconvenes . Full information can be secured ; by calling on or addressing J . -Y . Calahan , general agent , 111 Adams street , Chicago .
Page 14 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 22 December 1898
S END O N E D O LLAR ^ g ^ r ^ fav us and we will send you &amp; JSlDW *^ SSM ( y , , f ^^ Mi !!! Ill 1 thlsFanninpBIIllbyfreight , ( S ^^ rmtSfAV-Sma s $ C . O . D . subject to examl-1 K §^ KflMHfi — j £ = ! fflw Tift nation . Examlneltatyour vSSgll wKfll ^ lESs irel freight depotand if found ^@ S ^^ 25 H j TStM wr perfectly satisfactory and ^^ 3 = 5 = 31 hOwll equal to Fanning Mills that retail foJSMjiigSlh ^ y ^ pmiil at 820 . 00 to $ 25 . 00 , pay the JMiHSl | PS 1 freight agent Our Special Price , ^ gWnl ° aMEll ! l I $ ,.. 1 ) 0 , less the 81 . 00 , or S 8 . 90 ¦¦ ¦ * I * Jid freight charges . The mill weighs 120 pounds , and the freight will be about 70 cents fnr 500 miles , greater or ?^ f ^ Al i l , S , . ? e . , U i ^ E ^ S !? rilI , II • E Y E P Mill IS COVERED BY A BINDING GUARANTEE ; more wind , more shake , carries more screen and willdo more and betterwork than any mill you cajl buy for 820 . 00 . Will Bepnrate-wlld Becrt from • wheat ln one operation , trill ...
Timely-Topics [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 22 December 1898
Timely-Topics , Trade and Prices AS forecast in these columns last week , tlie . prices of wheat and corn have both advanced . The average price of red winter wheat for the week ending December 17 , as shown by our index table , stands at 6 , 508 as against 6 , 417 for the previous week ; and the price of corn 3 , 350 as against 3 , 335 fo * the previous week . For reasons given last week , we anticipate a still further advance in the price of corn before another crop comes in , while wheat , with occasional fluctuations up and down , will probably keep about an even keel with a tendency upward until the new crop from . Argentina , Australia and India comes in , - when , with the present good crop outlook , there is reason to believe that lower prices . will prevail . The general average of prices of the twenty staple farm products comprising our index table show a substantial gain over , the week previous , being , 7 , 527 as against 7 , 379 for tbe previous week , and 7 , 415 the ...
* » » The Tragedy of a Nation [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 22 December 1898
* » » The Tragedy of a Nation By Jas . W . Wilson . THE following- array of facts and figures , gathered from the most influential newspapers and writers of national reputation , showing - . the ; rapid increase in the number and . tremendous growth of trusts , the aggrandizement of capital , aggregation of wealth-in the hands of a few , and the terrible . consequences to the masses of the people , are , indeed , appallingto those who have foresight enough to see the rocks , on which the ship of state , holding the . sacred charter of liberty and freighted with the welfare of the industrial classes , is rapidly drifting . The following is from an editorial in the New York Herald : The . question of trusts seems tp be a knotty problem for our lawnierks . In the accompanying article It will be shown that the industrial • combinations In this country are capitalized nt • more than $ 2 , 700 , 000 , 000 .. Tlhe anti-trust law Is openly defied . Only the other day ex-Judge Elbert H ; Gar...
HOLIDAY : EXCURSIONS . [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 22 December 1898
HOLIDAY : EXCURSIONS . Excursion tickets will be sold at all stations on the North-Western line ( C . &amp; N . W . R y , C . St . P . M . &amp; O . R y . fS . C . &amp; P . R y and F . E ! &amp; M . V . R . R . ) toall other points on this system and on the Union Pacific Railroad , within 200 . miles of the selling station , at greatly ? reduced rates , December 24 , 25 , 26 and 81 , 1898 , and January 1 and 2 ,, 1899 , good- until January 4 . 1899 . Apply to agents Chicago &amp; North-Western Ry for full particulars .
Farmers Handy Feed Cookers . [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 22 December 1898
Farmers Handy Feed Cookers . Reader s attention Is called to this device , which Is sold at $ 12 . 50 for 50-gallon capacity . By feeding poultry and animals cooked food during winter at least one-third of the feed is saved ; also having stock In . a healthy condition , preventing hog cholera , among your hogs and insuring the hens laying freely during the winter months . On application to the Empire Manufacturing Co ., Qulncy 111 ., a catalogue giving full description , may be obtained . Thev are made In all sizes .
Page 17 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 22 December 1898
A DA DP AIM I For tlilrty days only . . 160 HII nil 111 III ucre farm , four miles from R . • UnllUnlll . R . Station . Address , . CAIN &amp; KUGLER , Stanberry , Ho VIKGINJAFARMS FOK SA 1 E—Good land , good neighbors , schools and churches convenient . Mild . ¦ healthy climate , free from extremes of both heat and cold . Low prices and easy terms . Write for free catalogue R . B . OHAFITN &amp; CO , ( inc . ) Richmond , Va . Parmer s Collection of Choicest Standard VEGETABLE SEEDS . 18 extra large packets containing everything required for first class Farm Garden . Only 50 cents . EAST LYNN STOCK &amp; SEED FARM , Tamaroa , III . WISCONSIN FARMERS Institute Bulletin No . 12 . No Farmer Should Be Without it . Treats of dairying , horse breeding , sheep and swine husbandry , small fruits , bee-culture , poultry , aud other subjects of value to the farmer . Mailed : outside of Wisconsin tor 40 cents , dothhound , and 25 cents for paper cover . To Wisconsin far...
DOMESTIC AFFAIRS [Newspaper Article] — National Rural and Family Magazine — 22 December 1898
DOMESTIC AFFAIRS Edited by Mrs . Bertha Caswell Norton Homes of / Our Poets C ONTINUING our series of Illustrationsof the Homes of Our Poets , we this week give Lowell s home , and his study , at Cambridge , Mass . James Russell Lowell , youngest son of Rev . Ohas . Lowell , was born in Cambridge , Mass ., February 2 , 1819 ; died there Aug . 12 , 1891 . His father , Rev , Dr . Chas . Lowell , was a typical early New England divine . His mother was a woman of sensitive and poetic nature and imaginative power . One that was curious . • in tracing heredity would perhaps ascribe Lowell s poetic gift to the strain of romance in his mother , as she came from a family in Orkney , with the wild picturesqueness of its life in her temperament . Elmwood , the home of Lowell at Cambridge , is a pleasant , unpretentious house , with elms in front , looking over the east side of Mt . Auburn cemetery at the rear . Two drawing-rooms are on one side , of the hall , with doorways on either side the ...