NELS QUAM, Norway Lake, Minn.
The average equipment of live
stock on an ordinary farm of 16 0
acres, we would estimate to be
4 working horses, valued
10 head of young stock
Total $ 637.50
This would require the invest
ment of 8 1 2 5 over the capital
invested in the5 present epuip
ment, and it will depend on the
CP'CUinstances of the individual
farmer whether to make that ex
tra investment or take time and
raise the needed increase. If the
money has to be loaned at a
high rate of interest, we think
the latter advisable. Of course
it will take some time, figuring
and dickering? to be able to ex
change or convert the undesira
ble property of the present
equipment into the required
property of the new system but
this can undoubtedly be done
just as fast as we are able to ac
quire the experience and skill
necessary in handling the new
We will proceed by taking up
the swine business first, as it
seems that our farmers are most
ly interested in going into that
branch at present, and surelv
they will make no mistnke in
doing so, if they go at it right,
because we are on an equal foot
ing with our competitors south
of us in that line of products.
They may have a slight advant
age in pasture and climate, but
then we have it back on them in
thrifty and healthy hogs but we
must adopt their system in rais
ing hogs in order to succeed. We
have found many farmers keep
ing i!0 to 3 0 shoats and hogs
over winter with only straw shed
and a rail pen for keeping and
protecting them. This is a mis
take, and we fear that the profits
on such hog raising will be vevy
small, unless they get extraor
dinary high prices.
Select four or five long, deep,
slab-sided sows for breeders in
the fall, and sell the balance.
Breed those sows in the last part
of December earlier if you have
good warm and dry houses and
can give them good care, and
with ordinary good luck you
ought to get from 2 0 to 25
young pigs in the spring, which
if well kept through the summer
would average from 25 0 to 30 0
pounds by December. At four
cents a pound there would be an
income of $20 0 to 250, which
would be doing well for that
branch. The land required to
produce feed-stuff for this equip
ment of s»vine we would estimate
to be about 1 6 acres—12 acres
of well.tilled corn and 4 acres
for pasture, the latter being as
essential for successful hog rais
ing as the first. This would re
quire considerable outlay of cash
at first, of course, but if you are
in the hay business to stay you
can't do without it. In building
a hog pasture, see to getting
some nigh as well as low land,
and if possible connect it with
a lake, creek, or pond, and if this
is not practicable, you must
make some connection with your
well, so as to get a wallow for
your hogs in the pasture. Seed
it down as early in the spring as
possible, with the following
amounts and variety of seed per
Winter rye, 1 bush., costing
Timothy, 3 lbs.
Blue grass 4 lbs.
White clover, 2 lbs
Alsike or Red Clover,
ment would be as follows:
3 working horses valued at
10 young stock
5 brood sows
20 brcediug sheep
While our suggestive equip-
or $6.60 for the four acres.
The cost of material for fencing
this lot if somewhat square
would be about $34.00 or 33cts.
per rod figuring one post to the
rod at 5 cents a piece or 28cts
without posts. Such a_pasture
hogs nor the thrift and health of
Isolation tends to contract,
the mental horizon and make
men narrow minded, suspicious
and jealous of one another and
inclined to think their own orbit
is the one in which the most of
humanity ought to revolve. A
good farmers' organization will
take these erroneous opinions
and thoughts out of the mind
of any farmer and make him a
vastly better man. Do *you ap
preciate the little wife whp stays
at home, keeps things in order
In all time past within our
memory evvry hotly contested
political campaign has been fol
lowed by a "calm," and all po
litical differences of opinion
seem to be at once forgotten.
The campaign just closed seems
to be an exception, and it seems
as though there is no calm to
Throughout the length and
breadth of our land the leading
issues are discussed with appar
ently as much interest as during
the heat of the campaign. The
principles laid down in the Oma
ha platform have caused such an
awakening of thought, such a
conviction of the justice of their
demands, that men once aroused
refuse to cease their discussions
until all doubt be swept away.
In the last campaign we gained
over 500,000 votes, and thou
sands more are ready to join us
but it is hard for men to leave
the shrine of their devotion.
Many are deterred by a miscon
ception of our principles.
There are many honest men to
day who believe the People's
party is in favor of the demone
tization of gold and make silver
the standard. Others think we
would demonetize both gold and
silver and have only paper
money. Read what the Omaha
platform says: "We demand the
free and unlimited coinage of sil
ver and gold, at the present legal
ratio of 16 to 1." "We demand
that the amount of circulating
medium be speedily increased to
not less than $5 0 per capita."
No, we do not ask for the de
struction of either gold or silver
as money, we only ask that our
money, whatever it be, be made
a full legal tender in payment of
all debts, public and private and
if there is not a sufficient amount
of gold and silver, then paper
money, issued direct by the gov
e-nineut (not by banks) to the
We believe there is not a suffi
ciency of gold and silver to tran
sact our lainiiiess. and surely not
of gold alone. Allow me to cite
a proof outside our party to
prove our claim.
When our Secretary of the
Tn-n^ury was negotiating with
Rothschilds, Belmonts, et al, for
$65,000,000 of gold for our re
cent bond issue, he was enjoined
by those gentlemen to keep the
time of payment secret, and he
(the Secretary) pledged the con
gressional committee "not to
make known the time of pay
The reason given by the Secre
tary for this stipulation was that
the bond buyers "feared the
bankers would corner the gold of
the world against them if the
time it would be needed was
known, and the method by which
it was to be obtained revealed.'
Do you see, here is an admis
sion by the bankers themselves,
that the gold of the world can be
cornered by only a portion of the
banks, and that too for only
If gold can be cornered without
the aid of the powerful banks
which buy all pur bonds, how
much closer can it be cornered'
with their aid. We are paying
England alone $200,000,000
in interest each year, and, of
course, "the time of payment is
known," for it is continuous.
Should we make then gold the
only money of ultimate redemp
tion, and play into the pockets
of the very men who would de
stroy us who by the cornering
of gold could exact from us two,
three, 3r five fold, as would
please their own sweet will? No,
Mr. Editor, we protest this gov
ernment was not formed for any
class of men, but of the people,
by the people, and for the people.
and makes it pleasant for yon?
If yon do tell hfr so. It will
make her eyes shine as in court
ing* days and s!ie will try all the
harder to pleas« you.
Better hanjz on to a thing a
little too long than to change just
as success is about to crown our
W. D. ANDREWS.
ST. JOHNS ITEMS.
Spring has come. We welcome
The St. Johns Young People's
Society will have a regular meet
ing on Good Kriday, April 12th.
Those who have been on the
sick list the pistwee are Hans
Nelson, John Nelson, II. E. Green
field and Andreas Gregor.
We are pleased to learn that
the Argus Pea nock corresponds
ent reads the Tribune. We hope
what he used to think, that the
"Pops" don't know beans." We
are of the opinion,. Mr. Corres
pondent, that the people of Kan
diyohi county have no use for all
the trash you come with. You
have ridiculed the editor of the
Tribune also Messrs. Quam and
Ghanniug. But now are yon go
ing to accept that challenge
which Mr. C. S. Chauuing made?
Now you will have a chance to
show the people that you can
teach Mr. Chauuing and others
self but will wade right in with
your opponent and discuss th«
questions now pending for Rolu
tioii. you think that th
people will swallow all that slau
tiering and nonsense talk
yours. Ah rats! you bet thej
BOUND TO WIN.
Editor Witlmar Tribune:
It is with great pleasure that 1
received the Tribune, so nieeh
printed, and all done at home
and with such an able and liv«
editor as Dr. Johnson. This kind
of a paper is much needed in
Kandiyohi county, and I wish il
good success. Let the lighl
spread and let us join hands foi
the march around the Old Party
Jericho to victory, even if we
should have to go around seven
times to obtain success. The
people of Jericho felt very secure,
haughty and abused the poor
Israelites that went marching
around the city blowing on their
instruments and carrying their
ark, but the seventh day came
and the walls of Jericho tumbled
over and the security, haughti
ness, and abuse ceased. Just so
with the plutocratic old rotten
parties they are now standing
upon their walls of money, cor
ruption and boodle, cursing,
throwing stones and spitting on
the peoples party forces but let
us not heed them, brethren, let
us continue the march blowing
our trumpets, the newspapers,
carrying the ark of truth and
righteousness until on the seventh
day we will stop by the ballot
box and yell so their walls will
fall with all its gold bugs, mono
polists, aristocrats, whiskey
rings, well fed plutocrats, and
)aid hirelings. Don't give it up,
even if the dogs bark
at you in the town, on the road,
at the church gate, or any other
public gatherings. Let them call
you anarchists, socialists, cranks,
kickers, lightning rod peddlers,
and every other name they can
pick np. I am sure that we will
conquer at last, as righteous
ness is bound to win if we but
C. J. LONN,
For Willmar Tribune:
The Norway Lake Alliance held
its annual meeting last Satur
day, with a good attendance of
members. An animated discus
sion over some live and leading
topics was indulged in, and the
general impression prevailed that
the future prosjiects for the Peo
ples Party are very encouraging...
A resolution was adopted where
by the Alliance pledged itself to
make annual contributions to
the State campaign fund for the
campaign of 1896. An election
of officers took place with the
following result: President, P. A.
Gandrud Vice-President, Knute
Torseth Secretary, Ole Eliassen
Treasurer, John N. Hystad.
Mrs. Knute Fosse passed into
the eternal sleep Thursday morn^
ing after a short illness, 'leaving
a husband and several children
to mourn the loss of au affection
ate wife and mother.
Miss Mary Glesne has returned
from her visit to Minneapolis.
Quite a few of the young men
of this town, thinking employ
ment impossible or not quite so
Srofitable here, have gone to the
akotas. A SUNBURGHITE.
"No. 1 Hard Politics."
LAKE LILLIAN, March 22d, '95.
Editor Willmar Tribune:
Your news paper is well gotten
up and I do not see why its
career should be anything short
of a successful one. We need
some diverisified politics as much
as diversified farming. We hope
you will give us none but a "No.
1 hard," because it takes a
radical cure for such a great'evil.
Yours very respectfully,
You can get the celebrated
Atwater brand of flour only at
Feed your stock rock salt. For
sale at Itod lun Bros.
Office at Wllinnr, over Lundquist's
Hardware Store, corner of Litchfield
avenue and Third Street, on Monday,
Tuesday and Wednesday.
The rest of the week
home in New London
I shall be at
Calls left at my office at New Lon
don or per telegram to me at Willmar
when ihere, will be promptly attended
to in any part of the county as here
Be sure to inform me
by teamsTas most conveniei
when Sunday comes. We hope trary notwithstanding, and intend to
that you won't be hiding your- do so In the future.
"I tend to my medical
as ever, all the assertions to the con-
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dited newspaper that we can recom
uend to Norwegian readers. Thus
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ret two good live reform newspapers,
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Just received, a car load of
Glidden Barb Wire and Nails.
Our prices are right. Just call
and see. JOHN LUNDQUIST & Co.
10,000 bushels of corn on
cob or shelled wanted at
Bonde's Feed Store.
Small Pigs for Sale.
At 2 0 0 per head.
P. J. DALE.
Valuable improved inside busi
ness property for sale cheap.
Address Lock Box 515.
P. A. BROGREEN,
NEW LONDON -TAILOR,
Has always on hand a Selected Variety of Goods for the coming
SPRING AND SUMMER STYLES
Also a full line of samples from which selections of any kind of goods
can be furnished on short order.
THE BEST OF WORKMANSHIP GUARANTEED.
New Harnesses Made to Order. AU klads of Repairing Done without Delay..
FARMERS WANTS AND
Material and Workmanship Guaranteed. Work Done Cheaper than Anywhere.
Call and see me and I will convince you of
BARGAINS IN HARNESS WORK!
New London, Minn.,
Rough andDressed of all kinds.
We trade Lumber for Stock
and Milch Cows.
Golf and see as for#^--
H*^*fsrm OFI Bi Bargains.
LUNCH AtfD HOT COFFEE SERVED AT ALL HOURS
to callwhen in Town
As Willmar Tribune desires to subserve the
farmers' Interest In a practical way, we open
this column for farmers who are subscribers,
for small ads of wants andfor sale, at 10 cents
for three lines per Issue. When sending In
ads for this column state how many issues
you want It to run. Otherwise the ad will be
continued from week to weeic until you noti
fy us to stop it. Farmers having for sale or
wanting to buy or exchange for something
else, horses, cows, calves, pigs, second hand
farm implements, seed grain, grass seed, help
or anything else pertaining to the farm, can
thus be brought together ata nomlnal expense.
Situation, as portable or sta
tionary engineer: have first-class
papers: can also give references.
Will work for reasonable wages
if steady employment.
Address box 98, Willmar,Minn.
I have for sale 100,000 box
elders and other forest trees
standard varieties of strawber
ries, currants and other small
fruits, all grown by myself and
now standing in nursery rows.
Also pure amber sugar cane seed,
and Dent variety of seed corn
ripens earlier than flint.
Prices: Bo Elder, 8 to 1 4 in.,
25 cents per 100, $ 2 per 1000
14 to 2 0 in., 3 0 cents per 100,
$2.50 per 1000.
Strawberries: Crescent, Willson,
Capt. Jack, Michael's Early,
Warfield, Lady Rush, 20 cents a
doz., $1.50 a 100.
Currants: 2 years, 10 cents
each, $ 1 per doz.
Sugarcane: 15 cents per lb.
Seed corn $1 per bushel.
WESLEY E. PRICE,
I do General Blacksmithing, Plow Work, Horse Shoeing and Repairing,
and guarantee my work.
«^pn*vMy Charges are
J. S. ANDREWS,
Location, Fiers & Skimland's Old Stand.
DEALER I N
Made to Order.
All Work Guaranteed,
New London, Minn.
I sell for CASH or trade goods for Farm Produce
at Bed Rock prices just step in to
My motto is "Small profit and Quick Sales/'
CHARLES E. KRAUSE,
DEALER IN SHELF
Wagon & Carralge
New London, Minn.
Wood Work Repairing
of all kinds done
PROMPTLY and SATISFACTORILY.
Trucks put up and
SWENSON & BROBERG,
Farm Produce bought and sold.
/^Ts^JNewLondon, Minn Q^Q)
DEALER I N
Lunch Goods, Fruit,
Tobacco and 5 and
Work and Repairing, Wood Turning
for Porch and Stair Wwk, ett.
Firearms, Ammunition, Stoves and Tinware.
PUMPS, BUGGIES & CUTTERS, or anything else you can think of
in the Hardware Business.
ALWAYS A COMPETENT BLACKSMITH ON HAND IN THE SHOP
0. A. Gustafson,
Feed and Livery Stable
A FULL LINE OF-
If you want goods
NEW LONDON, MINN.
for the traveling
in connection with
PETER BROBERG, President.
M. JORGENSON, V. President.
Jos. O. ESTREM, Cashier.
STATE BANK^OF N'EW LONDON,
Organized under the State Law.
A General Banking Business
On Real Estate,
At Low Interest.
RECEIVE CAREFUL ATTENTION.
Tickets to and from Europe.
Domestic and Foreign Exchange.
New London, Minn.
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