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Page 20 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 May 1903
WOOD DALE Berkshire ® and Shorthorns I have never been able to offer a finer lot of pigs than at present . A few bred sows can be spared . All bear the wellknown Wood Dale stamp—size , quality , finish . Short-Horn Herd headed by Vlotorlus , one of the greatest sires of thick-fleshed , early maturing cattle ever known to the breed . N . H . GENTRY , Sedalla . Mo . PRIZE-WINNING BERKSHIRES Choice Pigs of both sexes for sale at re * - sonabls prices . Thoy are slrad by Gov . I &gt; ee 47971 and Imported Lustre s Bachelor 62862 , and out of a grand lot of sows . Wa also have a fow llttors by Gov . Leo XI ., a full brother to Combination . Send for catalogue . I . N . BARKER &amp; SON , THOENTOWN , IHD . MAPLEWOOD HERD . Berkshires of Longfellow and Colnmbns strains . A nice lot of Spring Pigs for sale . Write to-day for prices . JOHN P . TCOKKB , Smyrna , Reuberford Co ., Tenn . Prize Winning BERKSHIRES m mi m Large BogrlUh Berkshire Hog « , Short Hera Cattle , flammoth...
Page 20 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 May 1903
Peter C . KelloiO ^* - !^ Live Stock Auc # ; \ I V 107 John St ., New YafV I ]•¦ R . L . HARRIM \ \ « BUNCBTON , Jl * 11 * £ ! SALES MABE EVERkgal gto ¦ Well posted in pedigrees , qualitj Sal 4 Am selling successfully for thi a ST - *! era in the United States . Termiain . st ° ii Write before fixing dat T ^ ong SJ ii * fJzSM FOR SALE $ W Lord Beaconsfield 65 % , Vf Imported Boar . . 1 m ^^ A \ By Selected F . 63971 , out &amp;\* . ^ H F . ; she by First Catch TttnZJ &amp; mm « U * the dam of ifiegf ^ Faithful Britain Off * tm M \ Nine months old , by Ijjffl , it ± 2 mM AT Lord F . 58721 ; he by MKW MM mons 66180 ; dam Imp . nf SmW iH - above . Spring pigs fS £ » m \\ W WM Sorted stock , having t &amp; sXi-Jmr-MM oyal Berks blood , fW ^ M J A \ E . 3 . JW T * m Beri &amp; bjesfi Whlt ^ Cr » B Southdown * . _ t Jx J l oAA \ . Snortaorns yjti kmr &amp; m \\\\\\ Stock orsggs at all timssi aftal ^ s ^ HB WOODSIDB VAKIKa &amp; SH 3 . A . Z ...
. WORLD'S FAIR . AND FARM PAPERS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1903
. WORLDS FAIR . AND FARM PAPERS . At the late annual dinner of the Illinois Association of Agricultural editors , held at Chicago , Col . Charles F . Mills , Secretary of the Live Stock Department of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition , spoke in part as follows : Mr . President and Members of the Illinois Association of Agricultural Editors : Allow me , first , the privilege of thanking * you for the honor of the Invitation to attend your annual banquet , and then to express my great pleasure in participating in the cordial and hearty spirit of good fellowship characteristic of all your gatherings . It has been my good fortune to witness the excellent results attending the efforts of .. the gentlemen assembled around this table in the constant en- ^¦ : avor made for years past to ad- ! liince the best interests of the farmers of-this and other states , not only in the line of legislation at the state and ^ national capitals , the building up of the colleges of agriculture , the promo...
EMPEROR WILLIAM'S GIFT . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1903
EMPEROR WILLIAMS GIFT . In the broadest sense the entire country is the recipient of the great collection of casts or famous statues the first consignment of which has just reached Boston as the gift of German Emperor William to the Germanic Museum of Harvard University . No new country , however rich or enterprising , can hope to compete with the leading monarchies of Europe for the possession of art antiquities of the highest fame and value . Such tilings are not . in the market . But for the purposes of study and for culture s enjoyment casts of the world s masterpieces of sculpture are of great value ; and this new Harvard collection will , when completed , contain copies of COL . CHARLES F . MILLS . Secretary Live Stock Department Louisiana Purchase Exposition . nearly all the famous statues in Germany . The gift is a graceful and unostentatious one , well chosen to avoid offense to national pride , and fitly though indirectly expressing national good feeling toward the United ...
A PACIFIC PROTEST [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1903
A PACIFIC PROTEST In these imperialistic days when the leading nations of the world are strlvng which of them shall possess tho greatest warlike resources , there are many thoughtful persons who cannot become enthusiastic over great armies and gigantic fleets . Those who love peace and hate war hope for the good time coming when nations shall not learn tbe art of war any more . Whenever opportunity offers they record tbeir protects and argue against bloated armaments . The trend ot popular Sentiment Is . however , In tbo other di rection . In a discussion in the House of Commons last week Sir Charles Dilke suggested that Britain should take the initiative in proposing to the other nations a reduction of their naval forces . The secretary of the admiralty showed that at present such a proposal would be Useless , as the leading nations were bent on a large increase in their navies . He did not consider the increase of the British navy disproportionate to the actual needs of the countr...
WHAT THE LOUISIANA PURx CHASE HAS BECOME . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1903
WHAT THE LOUISIANA PURx CHASE HAS BECOME . Charles M . Harvey ln the World s Work . The states and territories of the Purchase produced 264 , 000 , 000 bushels of wheat in 1900 , valued at $ 152 , - 000 , 000—more tban one-half of the wheat crop of the whole United States ; 1 , 013 , 000 bushels of corn , or 48 per cent of the country s product ;; 38 per cent of the country s oats . The wheat , corn , oats , rye , barley , cotton , hay and potatoes produced in this region in 1900 brought $ 755 , 000 , 000 , and its farm animals were valued at $ 825 ,- 000 , 000 , 38 per cent of those of the whole country .
UNCLE SAM'S EXPENSES . ! [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1903
UNCLE SAMS EXPENSES . ! What does it cost to run the government ? This year the expenditures Will be about six hundred and fiftyone million dollars , including one hundred and thirty-two million dollars for the postal service , which is nearly selfsustaining . The revenues will amount to about six hundred and ninety-four million dollars , leaving a surplus of forty-three million dollars . Last year s surplus was ninety-one million dollars , of which some seventy millions were used in the redemption of government securities . The heaviest item in our national expenditure is the pension account , which now amounts to one hundred and thirty-eight million dollars &amp; year , or nearly four hundred thousand dollars a day .
MARRIAGE IN INDIA . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1903
MARRIAGE IN INDIA . Marriage , no one may escape in India . It is , as death and birth , inevitable . Only bir -ts ^ and death are oue finalities , 15 ^ ^ cfj ^ - . may come by ; choice , cr- a -s , * . • these are not found - W . _ , &amp; . $ -. *¦ % aries . The wir - lA . A * V -U ctn ; i * ! S n ** Jo Parents . r *« aZ Vv _ s * s , sur- ** - * &gt; T ~ -OWB anWhere , c ,, v He is &amp; ia ! ¦¦ 4 ws and knows that he knows . He is wise . Follo ~ B 5 him . —Arabian Proverb .
CROP CONDITIONS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1903
CROP CONDITIONS . Returns to the Statistician of the Department of Agriculture made up to May 1 showed the area under winter wheat In cultivation on that date to have been about 33 , 107 , 000 acres . This is 964 , 000 acres , or 2 . S per cent , less than the area sown last fall and 4 , 525 , 000 acres , or 15 . 8 per cent iu excess of the area of winter wheat harvested last year . The percentage of abandoned acreage in all the Important winter wheat-growing states is unusually small , the abandonment , Including the area to be cut for hay , reaching 100 ,- 000 acres only in Kansas , Texas and California . For the area remaining under cultivation the average condition on May 1 was 92 . « , against a condition of 97 . 3 for the total area sown reported on April * 190 S , and 76 . 4 on May 1 , 1902 , 9 *! the corresponding date in 19 f 85 . 2 , tbe mean of the avero J southwest . last ten years , for the areas remaining under cultivation on May 1 . While there bas manifestly been som...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1903
Large English Berkshire Swine . Toting stock of either sex for sale at all times . Stock eligible to registry . N . It . SHAfrea . Cascade , Iowa . MAPLE GLEN BERKSHIRES . Spring ; and last fall plea tor sale ( hat are right ln breeding , quality and price . HV . O . KMAPP . Montelth , lb
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1903
200 Berkshire PIGS OF EHRLV SPRING PFtREHDlHi 1903 . Superior ln Quality , Merit and Breeding . POUR 6 XTRR QUJtLITV HBRD BORRS . Champion Boars of England , Canada and America ln earn io the herd of Frine s Famous Noras , Which family has been our specialty for many years . Personal inspection preferred . Mali orders will receive careful attention . Farm aear the city . GBOBGE &amp; PRUSTE , Oskaloosa , Iowa . Sunny Slope BERKSHIRES 100 Head Tor Sale Consisting of 60 Boars from 6 to 12 months old , and 40 Kay and June gilts . AH are in fine condition an d have been well grown . I will make very low prices on anything you may want . C . A . STANNARD PROPRIETOR . GEO . W . BEKRI , Manager Hog Dept . EMPOBIA . KANSAS . Prize Winning BERKSHIRES BFISS BIS Large Bnglisb Berkshire Hog * , Short HoraCaUlo , n *** moth Brone Torkaya . We have Ber-tshlres of the best breeding ; quality unsurpassed ; prices satisfactory . Onr prices aad stock please buyers . Geo . W. Jessup , Hoctvlll...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1903
WOOD DALE Bericsliires and ShorthornI have never been able to offer a finer lot of pigs than at present . A few bred sows can be spared . All bear the wellknown Wood Dale stamp—size , quality , finish . ..... Short-Horn Herd headed by Vlctorlus , one of the greatest sires of thlck-fleshed , early maturing cattle ever known to the breed . N . H . GENTRY , Sedalia , Mo . OAK GLEN BERKSHIRES . We have a grand lot of Spring Piga of both sexes for Sale . Sired by **&gt;*\ l * £ A 5 £ 2 VI . 64784 , a son of BOTAL BAKOg 58846 and a grandson of BARON ( . BB vill . 49 ] 60 . Nothing but good individuals Bhipped . Prices reasonable . Correspondence solicited . Address W . M . CSTILLASON . Rural Del . No . 10 , Springfield , 111 . ky Berkshires Hare &lt; Jo « d Blood , QUALITY AND SIZE , BOARS IN USE : CHAUFION LEB 89 «» 6 , By Longfellow . WOOD SILK STAB III . 44602 , By King Longfellow , 10 O Head on hand . Write lor Catalogue . ELLIS l &gt; UNCAN , Fayetteville . Ar...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1903
R . I _ HARRIMAN I Jftkzi AUCTIONEER BUNCBTSN , VKO . SALES MADS EVERYWHERE : Wellposted In pedigrees , duality and values - Am selling successfully for the best breed- j ers lu the United States . Terms reasonable . I Write before flxiug dates . 1 Live Stock Auctioneer COL R . R . BAILEY ) GIBSON CITV , ILL . Peter C . Kellogg Live Stock Auctioneer 107 John St ., New York . ^ . BERKSHIRES ofthe BEST TYPE BERKSHIRES of the Best Breeding at the Old Stand . For more than 80 years this herd has bean prominent and auoosstsl at the State Fairs and World s Expositions . We have for sale Berkshire * - ot all ages and sexes and can suit breeder * daslrlBff first class stock . Prloe * reasoa . - able . JAKES BILKY &amp; 8 ON , Tfcoratowa , lad . PfilZE-WINHIHG BERKSHIRES Choice * P 1 ***» of both » exes ** tor -sale at r * A sonabl * price * . Tbey * are sired DB * Ot » T . Lee 47971 and Imported Lustre 1 * Bachelor 52368 , • ad oat ot A grand lot ot sows . _ We al sf have a tew Utte...
UNCLE SAM'S BIG RURAL ESTATE . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1903
UNCLE SAMS BIG RURAL ESTATE . By James Wilson , Secretary of Agriculture . Twenty years ago the Department of Agriculture was still in the formative period . Established in 1862 , and commissiened to acquire and diffuse information of use to agriculture , its first duty was to investigate the problems which confronted the farmer and to take steek , as it were , of Uncle Sam s . rural estate . It was only in 1884 , with the formation of the Bureau of Animal Industry , that it developed into a truly administrative department of the . government service . The commission of the head of this department is a broad one . His functions are not only to investigate , which he does through a small army of sci- ¦ entists ,- but where occasion requires , to control , for which he requires another small army of inspectors and other ¦ officials . It may be said that during this first twenty years the department was mainly edueating itself ; without ceasing the pursuit of that valuable work it has ...
FIFTY MILLIONS FOR GOOD ROADS . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1903
FIFTY MILLIONS FOR GOOD ROADS . When Col . Brownlow , ot Tennessee , Introduced a bill in Congress appropriating twenty million dollars as a fund for national aid to road Improvement in the United States , a good many people were startled at the size of the figures . The amount , however , seems very small compared with the sum that a single state now proposes to raise and spend . The New York legislature has adopted a constitutional amendment proposing to raise and spend five million dollars annually for ten years , or fifty millions in all . This amendment must pass the legislature again in 1905 , and then it will go before the people for ratification or rejection . It can reasonably be expected that the measure will meet with popular favor . The people of New York have given the principle of state aid a thorough trial and the results have been highly satisfactory . A very important advantage that comes from state aid is Intelligent supervision ln laying out roads , selecting mate...
WORLD'S FAIR SALES OF POUL -TRY . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1903
WORLDS FAIR SALES OF POULTRY . CoL D . P . McCracken , of Paxton , 111 , the well known live stock auctioneer , was the first man to conduct a public sale of poultry ln the United States . His success froib the first public sale of fancy poultry has been such as to warrant his continuance in this comparatively new method of selling poultry . Colonel McCracken made a marked success of the public auction of prize poultry held in connection with the annual shows of the State Poultry Association at Springfield , Illinois . There ls every reason to believe that success will attend the efforts of Colonel McCracken in the conduct of the public sale of poultry at the World s Fair at St Louis ln 1904 . Send $ 1 . 25 for The Farm Home and Breeders Gazette , Both papers one j * ear for $ L 25 , , f . , .
AN IMPORTANT BABY . [Newspaper Article] — Farm Home — 1 June 1903
AN IMPORTANT BABY . Most Americans would be astonished if told that the birth of an heir to any European country was of any great importance to this country ; and yet the future of the United States , the future of the Monroe doctrine , and the future of South America may be very seriously affected by the failure of the young Queen of Holland to have issue . The heir to the throne of Holland , ln the eventuality of the Queen dying without issue , would be a German Prince , who , though he would be obliged to swear allegiance to the Dutch Constitution and must promise to protect the independence of the Netherlands , would nevertheless be strongly German in sympathy , and therefore could hardly be expected to make a very sturdy battle against any attempt of the German Emperor to possess himself of the little kingdom . That Germany wants Holland every one knows , and that the other powers would hardly be likely to interfere very seriously if Berlin found some excuse for gobbling her up...