Title: Field, lawn and garden
Year: 1874 (1870s)
Subjects: Gardening Agriculture
Publisher: Madison, Wis., W. B. Davis & co
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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less Change of Cars than by any other.Among the Inducements offered by this Route, areALL THE MODERN IMPROVEMENTS.Pullman Palatial Cars and Coaches ; Parlor and DrawingRoom Day Coaches; Smoking and Lounging Cars; Westing-house Safety Air Brakes; Millers Patent Safety Couplingand Platforms; Close Connections at Junction Points; LessTransfers than any other Route; Speed, Safety and Abso-lute Comfort. Erom 2 to 10 Fast Express Trains run each wayDaily over the various Lines of this Road, thus securing tothe Traveler selecting this Route sure and certain connec-tions in any direction he may wish to go. .ftg^See that your tickets read via this Route, and takenone other.MAEVIN HUGHITT, ¥. H. STENNBTT, Genl Superintendent. Genl Passenger Agent. frank & mason,Hardware Dealers. ALL KINDS OF IRON GOODS, WAGON STOCK, HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS, Stoves, Tin-ware, Table and Pocket Cutlery. 435=-All useful articles for family use kept on hand atreasonable prices. OPPOSITE PARK HOTEL, MADISON, WIS.
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Vol. I. MADISON, WIS., JANUAKY, 1875. No. 4. LESSONS OF THE YEAE.Our books are made up for the year thathas passed. Our accounts are open forthe year that has begun. Our annual ex-perience is before us. Agriculturally andnorticulturally it is of a multitudinouscharacter, full of facts and fraught withinferences suggesting, at every point, the■question, how shall we use what we havegathered—the knowledge, the experienceof the year that has gone? The most striking feature of our agri-cultural experience in this State, is thegreat falling off in the production ofwheat, from the causes of drought, de-struction by the chinch bug, and an imper-fect and improper system of farming. According to the Report of the Agri-cultural Department, at Washington, ouryield for 1874, is one million of bushelsless than for 1873. Whether we regardthis failure in production in the light of afood, or of a money loss, it is a verygreat, but not an equal misfortune, forthough it robs us of so much money, ou
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