The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 12, 1898 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 12, 1898
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THE tJPPEtt DB8 MOINES: ALGKMU, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12. 1898. THE World's Fair Commissioner Says fh Little Traveler Machine is Simple an Curable, and Does All that is Claimec - for it-Read His Letter. Note what the Son. Samuel Dysart „ World's Faif commissioner and secre tary of the Agricultural Society of 111 iflois, Bays about the Little Traveler Machine: FRANKLIN G»OVE, 111., April 12 I89f.—This will introduce to you P. D Trowbridge, who is introducing the Little Traveler Fence Machine, for the purpose of enabling each person who Uay purchase it to weave his own fence on his premises at a much less cost than such a fence can be bought from any manufacturer. Mr. Trowbridge has set one of the machines at my place have seen it work and worked It myself, and can truthfully say that it makes to perfection the fence he repre sonts, with samples. The machine is simple and durable and can be set up and worked by any ordinary person. I have purchased a machine for my own use and recommend it to all. Respectfully, SAMUEL DYSART. Best Thing He Ever Saw. OWATONNA, Minn., Dec. 4, 1897.—To whom this may concern: I have purchased of your salesman, D. A. Grimes, one of the Little Traveler Fence Machines and have built five rods of fine galvanized arch top fence, which I built at a cost of 49 cents a rod, 4 feet high, and think it the best fence I ever saw. I have a large amount of old barb wire on my farm which I intend to weave up into hog fence. I find it makes the cheapest, best and most durable fence for stock I have ever seen. The machine is easy to work and is something that I can recommend to everybody. Have found the company good, honorable men and square in all their dealings. WM. GAMBLE, County Commissioner. The Most Practical, Durable and Effective Fence Machine. GENESEO, III., May 12, 1897.—To the farmers interested in hog fencing I will be pleased to have any such call at my , farm, five miles southeast of Geneseo, and examine a string of 31 rods put up with a "LittleTraveler"fence machine in 6J hours' time, using barbed wire pickets at a cost of 22 cents per rod, • fence 30 inches high, Will say I think it the most practical, durable and effective all-purpose fence I have ever seen that is in reach of the farmer. I have purchased one of the machines and am well pleased. W. H. ATWOOD. FENCE, FENCE, FENCE! EIR/ UST-hU-hLLD .4 Bank of Denison, Denison, Iowa. First National Bank, Horton, Kansas. Commercial Bank, Avoca, Iowa. State Savings Bank, Red Oak, Iowa. A RELIABLE CONCERN. All Farmers Want It. OWATONNA, Minn., Deo. i, 1897.—L. D. Fowler, Superintendent The Little Traveler Fence Machine Co.: I have bought one of your fence machines of your salesman, D. A. Grimes, and find this machine is what every farmer wants. It is easy to work and you can use up all old material on the farm, such as barb wire, barrel staves, sticks or any material going to waste, and with five cents worth of wire per rod can make a first-class hog fence. This . fence can be made on uneven ground ^ and the fence will bo perfectly tight where manufactured fence cannot be stretched; and I highly recommend the company and their salesmen as being good, honorable men and upright in their dealings, aad will say to all my farmer friends, this is the machine we all need, as the price is within reach of all. Yours respectfully, E. C. BUBK. Just What They Say It Is. > ELGIN, Minn., Sept. 17,1897. Mr. L. D. Fowler—Bear Sir: The fence machine I purchased of your salesman, C. W. Fifield, is all that it was represented to be, and is what every farmer needs. Your son Robert built me J0>£ rods of 4-foot fence and was just one hpup and 50 minutes building it. It is the cheapest and best fence I have ou my farm. I have taken pains to see quite a number;,of ,rny. neighbors who have purchased your machine, and I find every man well satisfied. I cannot say too much for The Little Traveler Fence machine and the company, M. A. COON, Praises It Highly, MBBIDBN, Minn., Got. 8.J1897. Have bought of your salesman, R. L. Fowler, one of The Little Traveler Fencing Machines and have built 'five rods of fine galvanized arch top fence and think It the best fence I have ever seen. The machine is easy to run and a person can make the best of hog fence out of old barb wire, old boards, or anything that is going to waste o» the farm. _ H, J. ROSBNAU. Patrons in Kossuth County, Following Is a partial list of some of our leading farmers who have bought T-he LUtle Traveler Fence Machines during the past few days: WouStarke, -will. Patton, M, & Southard, P. L. Ban wart, Win. Ban-, c. Waldbilllg, Grant Bensohpter, John Kain, T, G. Strondberg, Jacob Diebl, * Frank Shult?, Ww. Kuhn, Ohas, Bell, Wm, Andregg, ** ,,'jf.^.;,- BTj,ok Bedding, Fjpefl Wlokraan, At J- Lehman, 8, B, .Stephws, The Little Traveler Fence Machine Company Sell 700 Machines in Steele County—Their Honorable Business Methods. \From the Owatonna, Minn., Journal.] The agents of the Little Traveler Fence Machine company, who have been doing business in this county for the past six weeks, have practically completed their work and have met with a gratifying degree of success. The device which its agents have been introducing is one which commends itself as a practical fence builder, and it will save those using it a great deal of time and considerable expense. The fact that during their short stay in Steele county the agents have sold 700 of their machines, plainly indicates that their advantages are patent to everybody, and that the Little Traveler Fence Machine Is particularly well suited to the needs of our farmers. In the adjoining county of Olmstead, 800 were sold in two months, and so far as we have heard the Little Traveler Fence Machine has in every case given entire satisfaction. The company is a reliable one. It was established in 1892 in Kansas, with a capital stock of $25,000, and the manufacture of the Little Traveler Fence Machine has rapidly developed into one of the leading industries of that great state. The men who are connected with the home office are prominent and well known as men of integrity and honor. Its president is Mr. M. Cahill, and its secretary and treasurer Mr. E. F. Madden, president of the First National bank of Hays City, Kas. The factories are turning out 150 machines a day, but so great is the demand for the Little Traveler Fence Machine that it is impossible almost to promptly supply it. Mr. L. D. Fowler has had charge of the work here, and he has proved himself a thorough business man, upright, energetic, reliable, and straightforward in his methods of conducting the affairs of the company. The gentlemen associated with him in introducing the machine have shown themselves worthy of the public confidence, and the success they have met with shows in how great a degree they enjoy it. Generally it pays a farmer to beware of peddlers and traveling strangers and it is therefore all the more gratifying to know that the rute does not apply in the case of the agents of the Little Traveler Fence Machine company. They can be relied upon to live up to their contracts and those dealing with them need have no fear but that they will conform to any agreement they may make. ' Cheapest and Best. ROCHESTER, Minn., Sept. 4, 1897.— I have purchased one of the'Little Traveler Fence Machines and have built a lot of bog fence, which I make out of my old wire. The machine is easy to run, and will say, it is the cheapest, strongest, and most durable fence I have ever eeep, ftp.d it is something no farmer should be without. JOHN w. BBNBJOJSS. Us little Tra*. MANUFACTURERS OF Fence jnacnjnss, Fences, Little Dandy Lifting Jacks and otner Farm Specialties Fence more particularly for gardens. Cut No. 3 represents our all-wire "Pa ent Hog Fence," which is so constructe 'chat the barbs, as shown, are on the edg Address all Communications to E. F. MADDEN, Secretary and Treasurer, Hays City, Kansas. D N presenting to our patrons our circular for 1897 we ask a careful consideration of the following facts and testimonials: First and foremost it is an evidence of thrift arid successful management to set a farm with everything kept snug and in a good state of repairs. Not only is this so in regard to buildings, but more es pecially so in regard to fences, while on the contrary, a run-down condition of things indicates not only carelessness and a want of thrift, but it must be conceded that well fenced pastures and lanes enable the farmer to handle his stock and crops with less trouble and .Teater profits; and, as the profits are ue main inducements in running a arm, it follows that this feature requires :areful consideration. It is a fact which does not admit of irgument that rail fences are a thing of lie past; and barb wire, while it has ans- ivered admirably for the purpose of a cat:le fence, has been entirely unsatisfactory as a horse or hog fence. It is not necessary to mention here the amount of damage done yearly, to say nothing of the cruelty inflicted on animals. In fact, laws are now in force in some states prohibiting its use. Then the board fence. While it is a flood enough fence while new, its life- lune is very short and hence expensive. We have now solved the problem, as '/rill be conceded by a careful perusal of these pages, and more fully by an exarul. lation of om machine and its practical jperation. So simple in its operation that a boy Jan successfully operate it. So durable (being made entirely of malleable iron) that it will last a lifetime; so cheap that no farmer need be without it. The illustrations here given will show some of the great varieties of fence which can be made with these machines, and as they are sold upon a fair and satisfactory trial, there is not the least liability of anyone being deceived. Cut No. i represents our Combination Slat and Wire Stock Fence, with ma- shiue in operation, Cut No. 2 repiesents our Slat and Wire Cut No. i. of the wire picket, as a guard against hogs rooting, yet the side surface is »mooth, so that a horse coming in contact with it, would not be injured. This is the coming wire hog fenee, being made rapidly and cheap, and a lifetime laster. Cut No. 4 represents the ordinary barb wire cut up in lengths and woven in place of wood pickets. Old or refuse barb wire can be used in this way. Cut No. 5 represents our elegant strong I As to the universal and widespread /avor and the general demand for these machines, we will refer you to only a few for $1.75. This fence is much bettel than the board fence. C. S. BURGHER, Cut No. 4, of the many thousands of communications we are daily receiving as to their merits. We ask you to try them and if Cut No. a. and everlasting Lawn or Yard Fence, cheaper than wood and many times more lasting. . It is a beauty. In prairie sections, or in fact, any ?lace where lumber is dear, it makes an Cut No. 3. excellent and cheap Corn Crib (Cut No 6). The cheapest known system of con Btructing a corn crib. Cut No. 5. not satisfactory, return them at our expense. Extract from a statement by John W. 'irtle, ex-sheriff and one of the mostreli- ible farmers in Davis county, Iowa: To whom it may concern; I have experimented with and thoroughly tested demerits of the Little Traveler Fence Machine, purchased one and know it to e a good thing and consequently recommend it to the farmers of Davis county nd everyone else who wants tight fences, took fourteen orders for these machines n four days. JOHN W. PIRTI.E. SEPT. 13, 1895.—After close figuring n the cost of a yard fence that would be licken-proof, I invested in a Little raveler Machine, and the result is, I ow have 20 rods of the best fence I ever wned, and could now throw my ma- s' line away and have money left on the difference of cost between what I now have and what I would have spent on any other fence. The Little Traveler Machine is no humbug. W. T. BAUMGARTEN. Cut No. 6. . WEST GROVE TOWNSHIP, Oct. 12,1895 -This is to certify that I purchased one of the Little Traveler Fence Machines and having used it can recommend it to be all O. K. I took down a small string of board fence of eight rods, that cost me U last spring, put up with this machine the same string with new paling sawed, MACON, Mo., Aug. 6, 1895.— MEN: I have thoroughly tested the Lit. tie Traveler, and I am more than pleased. With two medium sized rails and 5 cents worth of wire I can make a rod of strictly first-class hog fence which will tura hogs better and is more durable than a three board fence which will cost 40 cts. per rod. If I could not get another I would not take $50 for it. I got up two clubs of ten each in one week. D. F. SCRUTCHFIEI.D. MACON, Mo., Aug. 5/1895. — A prominent farmer, Mr. Draper says: The fence machine we bought of you is a practical and indispensable article on a farm. Can make better fences and much cheaper than we were able to do before we purchased it. It is worth many times its cost to any farmer. N. DRAPER & SON. Little Traveler Fence Machine Co. : I am greattypleased with the fence machine. It is the cheapest, strongest and best fence of which I have any knowledge, and the machine is easy to operate. I consider it a great success. R, LINT. GENTLEMEN: The fence machine we purchased of you is the thing every fann- er needs. With 5 cents worth of wire we can make a better fence than we ever saw made on any other plan. Can also make a variety of all-wire fences very cheap, very strong, and can make them very fast. The farmer who fails to purchase one makes a great mistake. T. P. HOFFMAN. WOODM.WN, Mo., July 14, 1895.— To whom it may concern: This is to say that I have examined the Little Traveler Fence Machine, and think it superior to any I have ever seen. It is a much better machine than I paid $11 for, is more lurable, easier to operate, and will make l better fence. I have over a mile o* wire and picket fence on my farm, and consider it the cheapest and best fence 'i can build. W. R. BENSON. We refer to a few of the many prominent farmers of Bloomfield, Iowa, and vicinity who have purchased these machines in the last few weeks: John W. Pirtle, J. U. Shadley, Quill Russell, Sam Reaves, Allen Berry, John Bollman, D. G. Cruikshank. S. E. Lee, D. H. Murray, G. D. Goode, G. W. Rayburn, David Moore, F. G. Burkholder. Mr. Meredith, J. C. Hills, A. Judson Davis. J. G. Morris, L. F. Adams, J. B. Owsley, J. Hanna, Abraham Blot, J. H. Allbright, . J. H. Russell, D. G. McConnell, D. M. Bell, S. J. Adams, R. Klingensmith, James Roberts, C. T. Drosbrum, R. S. Marshall, A. McNeal, J. J. Henderson, Fred Rochlitz, J. J. Foster, John Pearson, Levi Baldridge, John Stevig, Frank Hutchens, W. Adams, Mr. O'Neil, U. S. Onstat, And ninety others. This fence being made to fit the lay of the laud, obviates the trouble so comi monly experienced in stretching manufactured fence, as an even tension is ba4 on every wire by this system, which is impossible in stretching a manufactured • fence over uneven surfaces, After experimenting on various plans of introducing these machines, we have found the club plan to be the cheapest and most satisfactory to the Company and the purchaser. Our regular retail ? rice for machine complete, at factory, is 12,00; we club them in lots of ten at 9 -.DO each, He Uttie Traveler Feqce Jflacnine do,, HAYS CITY, KANSAS. H SEE SAMPLE FENCE AT '8 THSHOP ,.. .V. , ALGONA, IOWA. \ *

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