Chicago: The Prairie Farmer Company, 1873. Softcover. Good. Item #8506
Folio-sized newspaper with six column of dense text. 8 pages. Issue offers an interesting picture of frontier farming in the 1800s. Front page includes illustrated instructions on the best ways to pack pork. Other articles cover the activities of granges in Minnesota and Iowa; news on the markets for grain, pork, beef and other commodities in Chicago; the Wisconsin Poultry Association; feeding bees; multiplying plants by division, and more. Issue shows creases, and some small tears along edges. Top edge remains uncut.