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Lb .***& an 1: .v 116 v iii. •CCO- iC: 01)1 al- ||v HEDGE & CRAIG! Coming in Daily 4't Fail to See Them, 'lfek IT THE BEST Xf'3 again at the front, with a Complete Line of iTx iriAtnir jr, COXSISTINU MAlM.y (IF ew Improved xls. Ckanpion Cord Binder! ew and Light liHii. OIlCAMPION MOWERS! FBOXT CUT. Ill:All CUT. he Moline and Canton Plows. BE B10THE8S 11 hieftain, Coates, Ann Arbor and Ad To» vanoe Hay Rakes. IK! 1RD HUD CORK CULTIMTOnS. 3 also agents for the Pitts, and Nictiois, Shepari & Co. Threshers. ,t the best binder, or a first-class ing Thresher Engine, or any other farm caU on or £j)C COOS I llw '), V v U ''Mti'tyy WAGONS. WAHPACH Duir)iii£. The following interesting facts for fanners, which were given ly Mr, Gregg of Marshall, Lyon Co., Minn., at the Dairymen's Convention recently held at Mankato. are just what ought to be adopted by every farmer iu Da kota before "the evil days come" when wheat shall fail to mature. Having made, formerly, the personal acquain tance of Mr. Gregg, we know that what he says is true and learned from actual experience 011 his own farm, ami will be profitable advice to fo 1 lo w» "T believe there is much room in Southern Minnesota for more light on the subject of dairying. We must al jways keep in mind our surrounding !circumstances in determining the de tails of the course we should pursue. The butter sold to-day in New York for the highest price is that which comes from the grain fed dairies of the W est. Instead of shipping grain bulk, I would do it in the butter tul», I would advise having fresh •cows in the fall. We have run our dairy upon this principle for the last three years, and are satisfied that this is the most profitable mode of dairying for us in south-western Min nesota. 1 build my stables with inch boards battened on the inside with the gable to the no.11.we? t. 1 have a ten foot windmill for grinding purposes. We simply fill up the hopper and leave it. 'The cost of the grain we feed to each cow is about ten cents a day, and we are making ab.mt eight pounds of butter a week per head. We get 35 cents a pound net at the express oflice. There is no time iu the year when you (can raise so good a calf in South Min nesota as in the winter, because you have more time to take care of it. My I calves are better than the average of calves raised in the summer. You 1 teed the milk to the calf and when the grass conies in the spring it is just ready to eat grass. I average $15 a head for my calves when th -y a e nearly a year old. For every two cows 1 run one shoat and those pigs thrive v. ell. 1 tind from experience that we had better farm less land and plow d'. cper. Manure, even i:p n new lam', pays. I say that pursued exclusively if wheat crop is the source of much ft'the misery in Minnetota. 1 w:::it my cows to be dry in the hoi weather a,id during that time I let the cows enjoy themselves on the prairie. Just as soon as frost touches the grass put your cows up and give t'lem a little extra feed. In reply to question I sow oats and wheat together because the crop stands up better and 1 get a heavier yield of grain, I have not raised barley for teed. Two men with myselt run a tarni of thirty cows, My estimate is this: Thirty good cows for six winter months will yield lion pounds of butter per wvek. which 1 sell fo 3.r cents a pound. I use the Cooley Creamer and submerge in water. I use ice. 1 market my butter in'Minneapolis. The Fhuidrau Entepris# can talk about as much good seng® in regard to farm matters as any journalistic subsoiler of which we kitow. It has the following concerning growing of stock. Every farmer, nearly, cab commence Rtoik-raising in a small way at once, even if he doesn't raise max® than oik colt and one calf the first yaftr, It re quires a very small sum to make a start with either sheep or hogs, and both with proper care multiply very rapidly. Mixed farminf means hard work all the year around, but hard work is the only road to permanent success iu any honest pursuit. Sup pose every ordinary farm in this coun ty could market every year a span of horses, four or five steers, a dozen or twenty fat hogs, the cream or butter of eight or ten cows, and the wool and increase of a hack of fifty sheep. Add to this a little wheat, tlax, potatoes, eggs and other farm produce, and the men who owned these farms would at present prices be the most prosperous of any class or calling of men. It i a signiticant fact in this connection, that for many years the steady tend ency has been for farm products to in crease in value as compared with the articles which the farmer has to pur chase, leaving out of the count certain lines of farm machinery.—Sioux Falls Press. ('ailing attention to the failure in seed corn this spring and the difficul ty of procuring good seed, the Chicago. Milwaukee & St. l'aul railrwav com pany states that it will furnish farm ers along its line with the best corn to be found, at the actual cost price of the grain. Farmers desiring to se cure seed from the company, will please let their station agent know about how much they want so that suilicient may be provided iu season, BIG STONE CITY, DAK., FRIDAY, MAY 4, I*s3. NO. 37 It For Sowing on New Breaking. Tls Lara Man farislj, Glean anJPiirs. For full particulars inquire of (J. JL. HOLMES & 1UIO., The Grant County Head quarters are closing out re gardless of cost. Lf' SEED The only kind to Sow. We will furnish this Seed on Time. No Cash Down. Pay alter the Crop is Raised. The Celebrated Dubuque lilt STONE CITY. DA K. Agents for Minnesota Linseed Oil Company. This Seed can be sun at M. t. Butler's Feel Store. CAWARD & STEVENSON. hi Are the best and lightest draft manufactured. Are warrant ed in every respect, and never fail to give satisfaction. The largest, best selected and most complete stock of Farm, ami I 'latioriu Spring W A O IsT S ANI) West of Minneapolis, all warranted and made on honor. The Buckeye Self-Binder, A N New Buckeye Mower, Sulky Rakes, Hand and Self-dump Steam and llorsc Power Threshers, aud Straw-Burn ing and Traction Engines. costs no more to get a first-class machine of any kind than it does to get a poor one, We warrant everything, and ares going to stay here to make our warranty good. JONES & MONROE.