The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on January 21, 1891 · Page 7
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The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 21, 1891
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AGRICULTURAL HINTS, LIVE-STOCK NOTES. GROOMING is as healthful in thfe winter 88 In summer. WABM the bits before putting them Into the hoi'sca' mouths. HOUSKS should be turned oxit for exercise every pleasant day. To GET the best results handling ant training should begin when the colt is very young. KEKMNCI the horse's heels and legs clean in the winter is the best preven tive for scratches. STANDING in wet manure tends to make the feet of the horse tender. Keep the stable clean. IT is generally best to keep one team •well shod during the winter to use on the road when slippery. COLTS %vill make a better growth and development if they arc given alight feed of ground oats every day. CHANOK the feed of ten enough to keep all stock with good appetites. They will thrive better on less feed. IF you have the right kind of horses the buyer will come after them; if the wrong kind you will have to hunt a buyer. SOME people who give the cattle the best of care neglect the hogs. The hog will repay good care as well as other kinds of stock. GUAKD against constipation in swine. The fat forming foods tend to produce costiveness. The opposite kinds of food tend to prevent it. BE careful of the eyes of animals. They are just as delicate as the eyes of human beings. People often work around stock very carelessly with forks. THE swine breeder who feeds oil meal occasionally will not regret it. It is a tonic and a regulator of the bowels. Care should be taken not to feed too much. GBOOMING is a cheap way of improving the condition of the horse. It can be done at the simple cost of a curry comb and brush and the expenditure of a little elbow grease which will never "be missed. ALWAYS remember that a hog is a hog, and consequently, as the 'animal has no judgment about -eating, you must exercise judgment for it. Better let the animal go a little hungry than to feed it beyond its capacity to utilize the food. THE manure of the pig pen is very- valuable. One writer estimateso the value of a pig's manure at a dollar and forty-two cents for every one hundred THE POULTRY BUSINESS. B«gln I INFORMATION ABOUT WESTERN I CANADA, Work Yottl I Owing to the world-wide interest now on a Small Scale and \vny TJp» i v/ VT * I -*K uv * u ji *j »T v^j. *x* ii »»w —— Statements often appear in poultry taken in the fertile provinces of West- papers and others tlvat hens can be made era Canada, many of our reader's are to pay $1 a year, and that one-half that anxious to know more about tho lands, ' -' slimate, rescrarces and chances open to intending settlers in the Canadian Country. The reputation of these prairie lands has been fairly earned by their enormous yields and natural adaptability to mixed and dairy farming, for they re unrivaled in productiveness. amount will readily cover the cost of keeping a year, leaving the other half •for profit. Upon tins basis i* is easy to figure 100 hens will pay $50 as profit and 1,000 hens £500—a, fine'living for a small family. The hens can be purchased by j watching the market at not over 20 j cents apiece or an investment of 8200. Then, counting the houses and the feed at iftiiOO, it is easy to see a very largo I profit in the business; and the beauty oi it is that there is no delay. The income comments immediately after the hens arc bought. That this much is realized in many cases there is no doubt; but that every one can do this, or even half as well, is not true, as many have ascertained by practical experience. It is said tlmt experience is a dear teacher, and it is certainly very true in the pmiltry business. Those who make the business a (success, in a very large majority of cases commence on a small scale, and increase as their experience and business warrant. It seems a small matter to feed and water a lot of hens and gather up the eggs, and it is this that induces so many to make the attempt, only to find that there are many details that, while they do not seem important, yet if neglected will make a considerable difference in the profits. In fact, it is the attention given to these details that assures success. In making a start in the poultry business begin on a small scale. Get a good breed, suitable to the purpose for which they are wanted. In a majority of cases one of the general purpose breeds will prove the most satisfactory. Build a cheap house large enough to accommodate forty or fifty hens, and by the time you have kept that number for awhile you can tell pretty well whether you care to invest more largely. If the results are satisfactory, and you want to raise poultry for market rather than eggs, get an incubator. Fowls of all kinds must be fed and cared for regularly. They need a variety of food, pure water, clean quarters, and such conditions as are neces- lary to maintain good health. As long as the fowls can be kept healthy it ia comparatively easy to make them profitable; hence good care must be taken 1# secure this condition as fully as possible. What others have done and are doing can be done again, but as with many other things more or less experience is necessary, and this can be gained at less expense with a small ••" a larg-e At the close of 1890 a handsomely illustrated and neatly printed set _ of pamphlets was issued, fully describing the country from the Eastern portion of Manitoba to the Pacific Ocean. These have been carefully compiled by competent men, from the most reliable sources, and besides containing a vast amount of useful information put in most readable shape, they contain a great number of letters from actual residents in the country, telling plainly what has been done. Furnished with maps and nicely illustrated they are well worth securing as books of reference. Copies of one, or all of them, will be mailed free of charge to any address, if application is made to L. A. Hamilton, Winnipeg, Manitoba; or to J. F. Lee, 332 South Clark St., Chicago, 111.; or to 0. S. Sheehy, 11 Fort St. West, Detroit, Michigan. NAVAL AFFAIRS. THERE Is more Catarrh In this section of the country than all other diseases put together, and until the last few years was supposed to be incurable. Fora great many years doctors pronounced it a local disease, nd prescribed local remedies, and b.y con- tafltly failing to cure with local treatment, >ronounccd it incurable. Scicncehas proven atarrh to bo a constitutional disease, and ihereforc requires constitutional treatment. Iall'8 Catarrh Curo, manufactured by F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio, is tho only constitutional ouro on the market. It is taken nternallyin doses from 10 drops to a teaspoonful. It acl.s directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. They offer OTIC hundred dollars for any case it fails to cum. Rend for circulars and testimonials. F. J. CHF.NEY & Co., Toledo, O. Sold by Druggists, 75c. WHEN u man iinds a button in his salad ho will hardly take the excuse that it IB part of tho dressing. Offlco of Hahn, Hoopes & Co.. MCSCA.TINE. IOWA, Aug. 8th, 1889. Dr. A. T. BIIAU.EN-BEHOEB, „ , . Rochester, Pa. bear Sir.-—Thirty years ago I \viis a great sufferer from Malaria, until I found your Antidote and was immediately cured. I went south to live, and recommended the medicine to every sufferer I mot, always guaranteeing a cure, and without a failure. Sometime ago I returned to Muscatinc and have been chock full of Malaria ever since. Tho doctors fed me on quinine until I was nearly deaf and blind. I look O7t« hundred and sixty grai'is without breaking tho chills, when, remembering tho Antidote, I sent to the drug store and got R bottle. One dose did the business, and i will never be without the medicine.— No more quinine for me. Respectfully yours, J. C. ** »"AGHES PROMPTLY 1,000,000 For FREE EHTRYand Fo SAXE In the 0»BA Prosperous * Canadian * Northwest, MTNAME TH1B tt.ttV.nn} «<M T«»***" _ SgWiOtleteated U|QI IV Beat Italian String* No, 10 stri - - - Strongest _jTo.VHH.IH "BR&y. J^ t &^Wti&^&¥^$& Viollns-Vlolas. Cellos and Bases. *de to *8.500. Violin Casea, Bows, Necks. Tops, Backs, Varnish and all flt- tings. Music Books for all Instruments. Best assortment. lowest prices In America. Send for catalogue. EM AS HOWE, 88 Court Street, Boston, ttM»> •NAME THIS PAPER ttnj «m« joumttt. S ure for roots. THE HARVEST MITE. A Description of Two Varieties of This Annoying Test. The results produced by this insect are somewhat similar to those caused by the Acarus or "Itch Mite" described in section 88-t. These insects, especially Fig 2, are very common in most sections over the whole southern half of the United States, and are found quite abundantly as far north as Central Illinois and Iowa. The writer can speak from a painful experience, while traveling 1 , of their prevalence in Kansas and Missouri, and in most Southern States. A resident of McLean County, North STALE WELL WATER. WQ. 1.—AMERICAN MG. 3.-IRRITATING HARVEST MITE (A) HARVEST MITE ( ^ The engravings are greatly magnified ;"• the actual natural size ot tho full-grown insect is ehown by the very small dot seen just below the body of each. Central Illinois, tells us the "chiggers" are common and very, annoying there The true "Chigres" (Pules irritanti) are found south of the United States in Mexico, etc. The two insects in the engravings are the offenders of this country, the irritating harvest mite being most common. The mites get npon the skin, especially the lower limbs, and climb up over the lower half of the body, occasionally over the whole, and with their strong mandibles and arms, or elbowed Max- illss, cut and dig their way down into the true skin, causing great irritation, •which results in small swellings, redness and inflammation, causing an irresistible scratching. The insect is often "scratched" out before it can •burrow deeply, thus giving relief. Sulphur applications, the same as for the itch mite, or kerosene will kill the Insects and allay inflammation. Strong «alt water is effective. A severe attack in Kansas was cured for the writer by a prolonged bath in Salt Lake, Utah In Florida, mothers informed us that they used "scorched butter" on their children who were much annoyed by these pests.—Orange Judd Farmer. An Explanation Tluvt Scorns'to Bo Kas*d on Close Observation. I have dug at different times and ia different localities three wells. When they were first dug the water did not taste all right. I attributed the bad taste to the earth and stones. One of them is thirty feet deep, and I used to water seven horses at it and at the srone time we used the water from it in the family. There never was better or purer water, and this continued so long as we watered the horses and were drawing large quantities from it each wa,y. Then I dug a well near my barnyard and put a wind-mill over it to pump water for my stock. From that time I did not water horses at the old •well and the water began 'to taste and smell badly shortly afterwards. The well filled up so that there were nearly fifteen feet of water in it. I have abandoned it entirely and get my water from the new well, on account of its purity, because so much water is pumped from it for stock. Neither slops nor any thing else impure can be found within four rods of the old well. I have attributed the bad taste and smell to the fact that the water stands so long. I believe I am right. I cau see no reason why water will not get stale by standing as well as any thing else. I am away from home a large share of my time and find very many •wells the water from which tastes and smells very badly indeed, and in every instance it comes from wells that -are nearly full. On the contrary, when I find good water it is from deep wells in which the water never gets very high. I believe the water from shallow wells is purer than that from deep ones, because the water in the former is drawn out soon after it has flowed in, while in the other case the water is, in great part, made up of surface drainage, and has become more or less foul from stagnation and lack of aeration.—C.M.Lusk, in Rural New Yorker. the vessels provided for have been finished the United States navy will have twenty-nine new steel unarmored and armored cruising vessels. SECBETABY TRACT has decided upon the names for five new ships of the navy now building. They will be called Cincinnati, Raleigh, Indiana, Massachusetts and Oregon. THE Stationary Engineer remarks: The steam plant on some of the war vessels assumes astonishing proportions and is the principal element of their composition. The new British war-ship Victoria has in her equipment eighty- eight steam engines, not counting those in her torpedo boats and launches. THE uniforms of the German marines will be altered shortly, so that the neck and chest, which have heretofore remained bare, will be covered, as is the case in other navies. The object of the chungra is to prevent illness among the recruits whose lungs are not strong enoiigh to endure the customary ex posure. A PECULIAR phase of the use of powerful projectors in naval warfare has been brought out. In misty weather the re- TIIEUE ia no rose without a thorn, but there arc many thorns without roses.— Indianapolis Journal. Mnrdl Gras at Now Orleans. For the Mardi Gras at New Orleans, February 10,1831, tne Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern R'y will make a very low rate for tho round trip from stations on its line. Tickets on sale February 8 to 8, good to return until February 28,1861. In order to accommodate parties desiring to take this trip, a through sleeping car will be started from Ceilar Rapids and run to New Orleans, leaving Cedar Rapids February 4. For further information, regarding time of trains, rates of fare, etc., apply to any ticket agent of this company/or, J. E. HAKNEOAN, Gen'l. Tkt. & Pass. Agt., Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Ko WOMAN ever made a hit b.y striking her husband for money before breakfast.— Atchison Globe. FOR Couons AND TUKOAT DISORDERS use BROWN'S BRONCHIAL TROCHES..- Have never changed my mind respecting, them, except I think better of that which! began thinking well of."-Beu. Henry Ward Seedier. Sold only in, boxes. P/UNUSS. PILLS ffrccruALT BW-WORTH A GUINEA A BOX."» For BILIOUS & NERVOUS DISORDERS S XS H Sick Headache, Weak Stomach, Impaired Digestion, Constipation, Disordered Liver, etc,, ACTING LIKE MAQICon the vital organs, strengthening the muscular system, and arousing with the rosebud of health The Whole Physical Energy of the Human Frame. Beecham's Pills, taken as directed, will quickly RESTORE FEMALES to complete health. SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS. Price, 25 cents per Box. Pronated only by TEOS. BEEOHAM, St. Helens, Lancashire, England, ._£„,, ^.,i «j_i,. <_,>«i<, f*~ TTniit,! fUnfft. 308 & 367 Gtnal S< •projectors served only to Mind the ship, and the torpedo boats were able to approach within easy distance and discharge their torpedoes without being MOHXISG wraps were the invention of the man \vhq wakes up hotel guests for the early train. Ii? you have ever used Dobbins' Electric durinc tne 24 years it has been sold, you Know is the best and purest family soap made. If you haven't tried it, ask your grocer for it vow. Don't take imitation. There are lots of them. li Au, persons leaving horses in my charge will bo well curecUfar,' advertises a livery stableman. Do NOT suffer from sick headache a moment longer. It is not necessary. Carter's Little Liver Pills will cure you. Dose, one little pill. Small price. Small dose. Small pill. THE man who lives beyond his means does not mean well.—Pittsburgh Dispatch. PEOPMS Are Killed by Coughs that Bale's 'Honey of Horehonnd and Tar would .cure. Pike's Toothache Drops Cure in one minute. AME as small os homcepathic pellets, and as easy to take as sugar. Everybody likes them. Carter's Little Liver Pills. 'Iry them. WHET; the balloon collapses in mid air the best of frieiitls may full out together. A'o Opium in Piso's Cure for Consumption. Cures where otlier remedies fail. 25c. with ;©^ ; £©:KP¥ Try it in your'next house*""& cleaning &nd see. •aK? A. STRUGGLE WITH OTB.T Goes on in civilized society from tfce'cradlejo the gram ^Dirt IB degr* U06fl On in Olviiizeu suuitjti v liuiii v«w «*i-«w**w -^ o — . f , dation-and degradation is destruction, Women, especially, are judged T>y their habita of household deadline*., and no stronger ^ndemnatiou can be expressed than "she keeps ft dirty house and a filthy fatten. But the struggle with dirt is often unequal/ The woman s weakness or tho ^orthlessnesa of the soapa she uses make it impossible to overcome th» demon of dirt. By the use of SA3?OLIO sh« wins easily. THE MARKETS. LIVE STOCK-Cattle NEW YORK, Jan. 17. $3 75 © 5 50 . 4 00 @ 6 75 ^.. o '. 3 40 FLOUR—Fair to Fancy 3 Oil Minnesota Patents 4 «0 «£ •> WHEAT—No, 3 Red. 1 wJvWl l No.3R.etl CORN—No. a Ungraded Mixed OATS—Mixed Western RYE—Western PORK—Mess, New. LARO—Western Stenm BUTTER—Westsvn Crenmory, CHICAGO. BEEVES—Shipping Steei-s.... Cows - Stoukers Feeders Butcnvra' Steevs ... Bulls HOGS—LUo SHEEP BUTTER—Oroainevy.... Good toChoicn Dairy EGGS—Fresh..: BROOM CORN- Hurl Self-working Crooked POTATOES <per bu.) FORK—Mess '"-••; LARD-St«am J 80 FLOUR—Spring Patents 4 BO Winter Patents 4 CO Bakers » ~£ GRAIN—Wheat, No. 2 M» Corn, No.ti •»' Oats, No. « *? Rye, No.2 'I Barley, No. a Cash 75 n«*o»m<r« f iVERS & Don't say you cannot get it till you know how we will furnish you one. Ask by postal card and we will send you FREE, A GATALOGyE, tell you our prices, explain our plan of EASY PAYMENTS, and generally post you on the PBANO QUESTION. j8@°You may save $5O.O0 °y writing us a POSTAL CARD. 183 TREMONT STREET, "> BOSTON. MASS. P I SiO•' S C M R UGOU V/vsu. Cures where >b Medicine all else fails. ren take it •without Recommended Pleasant Ejection. By druggists. CONSUMPT I ON 31 3 0 © 4 a 1 /, 95 A FLOATING HARROW. Picture of a Queer Agricultural Implement Recently Patented. The device shown has just been patented. It really represents a combined I harrow, pulverizer and roller. The •wheel-shaped harrow in front turns @4 ',5 @ a oo (ft 3 30 »«'/ 48 7i y, 80 © 1900 Flooi'ln-''" "" ......... SdllO ' 1 WOO li f-0 • ........ 3 50 @:J309 00 tfiia no ©15 50 fta a «) Cotton-Seed Meal for Cows Henry Morse, of Delaware County, N. Y., who has become wealthy by dairying, says that he has fed cotton iseed meal to his cows for eight years, the first four in connection with other grains and after that pure, except while the cows were dry and on coarse fodder they were given wheat bran and such grain as was produced oil the Jarm. As soon as the cows came in full milk they were given hay twice a day and three quarts of cottosi-seed nieal in the morning and two quarts at night. Tiie morning ration of meal was mixed wiirx six quarts of sweet, akinunednvlk. When at pasture they received twv quarts of meal a day. Following tl is practice he was able to keep 25 per <s mt. more cows and make 85 per cent, ix^re butter per cow than by any other grain wethod. The manure from the cows fed so heavily on cotton-seed meal was very rich and gave about doubi* the crops of hay ffrat other manures gave. The pastures #J#> show it, and the increased value of the manure nearly pays tQi t>h? W 7-> 2 JO 3 50 ST. LOUIS. CATTLE—Steers Stockin-s and Ftseilers HOGS—f'uir to Choice Heavy. Mixed Grades 3 ~SHEEP 4 SJ OMAHA. CATTLE—Prime *3 95 Kuucy * iJ Fair to Good g <•> HOGS s 40 @ f> 10 S 3 40 (T& 3 ti5 (Tfi 3 55 <& » 30 O 4 fi5 (f?; 5 40 @ 4 15 4 00 In reading over the literary items of the week, I found not much to interest me, until my eye caught sight of an article headed "Jenlcs 1 Dream? Imagine my surprise to find it ended up with a recommendation to use Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets. Nevertheless, being a great sufferer from sick headache, I determined to try them, and, to my great joy, I found prompt relief, and by their protracted use, a complete immunity from such attacks. Pierce's Pellets often cure sick headache in an hour. They are gently laxative or actively cathartic, according to size of dose. Aa a pleasant laxative, take one each night on retiring. For adults, four act as an active, yet painless, cathartic. Cause no griping or sickness. Best Liver Pill ever made. Smallest, Cheapest, Easiest to take. For Constipation, Indigestion and Bilious Attacks, they have no equal. Manufactured at the Chemical Laboratory of the WORLD'S DISPENSA.BY MBDIOAI, ASSOCIATION, No, 663 Main Street, Buffalo, N. Y. IJtff A I Pf* GOODYEAR WALES RUBBERS! Tbe best Rubber HOOTS and SHOES In the world are branded WAX.ES GOODYEA.K. 11IOE CO. When you want rubbers call for WALES Goodyear, Illustrated Publications, wttfr <de*crit>lng Minnesota, iiota, Mont*na,Id»lu>, on and Oregon, to* AND CHEAP NORTHERN PACIEIC R. R. Bent Agricultural Qraz- open to BBVUBIB. Mailed FREE. AddreM . „. LAMBORS, Ian* Com. H. P. B. B., St. Fiml, Mltm. •HAMS IUIS PATCH n«I (tal TOBlM*. Celebrated for Pnrttj and and do not be deceived by buying other rubbers with the word "Goodyeur" on them, as that name iauseu by otber companies on interior goods to catch the trade that the Wales Goodyear Shoe Co. has established by always making coodKOods, which fact makes it economy to buy the WAIVES GOOD; "VEAK RUBBERS. They make all general styles, and remarkable Specialties, and the best Babbcr Jioot* in the world. rNAMZ tills FAFUUtm ttai jnimfc. UABBOW, CBUS1IEB A^D BOLVSR. around on itsti-ack so that thetwtth not only scrape through the soil, but turn and grind it up, while the light rollers following arm the soil.—Rural Nev Yorker. FRUITS and vegetables placed ou, shelves—and if the shelves are in.x?e o.t slats so much the better—and kept ia * well-ventilated room, will keep much better than when stored in bulk. It is not always practicable to do this, but when it is, ft-iiit and veget»bles will be benefited. Cold Wet Weather Drives the blood from the surface of the body, and cause* congestion of the U»er and kidneys, which ara thus unable to fully perform their duty of eliminating impurities. Henoe laotlo e,cld is accumu ated In the blood and deposited iu the Ss and tissues, resulting in the pftln* and aches wo call rheumatism. Hood's S»r8»p»rill» has had neat success iu oaring this disease, both ehrpnic and inflammatory. It purlnes ">e Wood, neutralizes the laotio acid, and reetojres the liver and tidnejsto natural notion. Hood's Sarsaparilla •nuw ARMADALE ZEPHYRS H; six for 16. O.J. HOOD* CO., 100 Pose* One Dollar s MORE DESIRABLE WASH FABRIC 7BI0E8 'WITHIN BEACH O» ALT' Styles and Colorings Equal to foreign. BOLD BY AT'T- LBADINS BJBTAILESS UNDBH THBABOVB T*A3>» V&'SCK. BOILING WATER OR MILK. EPPS'S GRATEFUL-COMFORTING. COCOA LABELLED 1*2 LB. TINS ONLY. ELECTROTYPESJJRJTEREOTYPES Horses, Cattle, Swine, Poultry, MISCELLANEOUS CUTS. 1N. Kellogg Newspaper Ce,, 368-70 Dearborn St, Chicago. BORE WELLS! Oar Well Machines Are the most RBLUBLB. DUttABLB. BUCOKSSHJLI rhey do MOKE WORE and ~ mokeeitEATER PROFIT. They FINISH Well*where other* VAIL! Any size, i laches to U inches diameter. LOOMIS & NYMAN, TIFFIN, • OHIP, ^«^ tfVOU SBJ3 PAI-SB inrr tkWTwmii* Catalogue FREEI lPR B^ ouwveaiwny f-fiiwwww** • «p^r ^*PJT"' • late Principal Examiner V. 8. Pen»ion B« B Syrg to lastVar.JS adjudicating cTataue, arty CLAIMS. lUTMWi _ Artificial EYESgfe to « •SSaflHtSSnEB**"* 1 i Sent to i address. ... for partlculi spEciAiisfT ffSretSETKmw? ^ «r«AK«Tfiw rt HstwjttaM mutt* , IT IS TOED by C1I1I* DUEN'S CUIUtREN. Thouunds «f yotuxg mea w»d |wotaeu in tt>« U. B. A. owe their Urea nod tteir be«Ub tni their huppineu to Rlige'» Fool ihi'lr daily diet ID latency and Cbtldhood having beea Bidet's Food. By Druggistl Seoeoteup. WOOI,Rica i CO.. r»lner. «•«. EMORY Mind wondering cured. Books learned f^**"* W W"»t • I m M il__-._S—In JW..M* ^11 SOUTHERN FASWS TOR 8A1E OR EXOHAM8R. jr. II. BEM.OWSTLITTLE BOCK, AUKASM*. tJTXUtt Tttia gttsa. nvj tin* iw nttfc solicited trow an kt ttiBlr homw. , 13U3 Auditorium

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