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PREDICTS DISASTER i r IN DEBENTURE PLAN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
PREDICTS DISASTER i r IN DEBENTURE PLAN President Cites Danger in Farm Aid Program . Washington—President Hoover delivered a broadside against the export debenture farm relief scheme . The President predicted disaster for the American , farmer if congress Bhould . ap prove the provision as tentatively , included in the bill before the . senate committee ; on agriculture . His views were stated in a letter ¦ to Senator Charles L . McNary ( Rep .. . Ore . ) ,, chairman of the senate committee . Attached to the letter were comments on the plan by Secretary of the . Treasury Mellon , Secretary of Agriculture Hyde , and the department of commerce . So sweeping was the indictment of ¦ the scheme by the President and his cabinet advisors- that the senate cqm- . mittee ; may vote to eliminate it . If the President had remained silent , committee approval was assured . . Principal objections advanced by the President to the scheme under : which \ debentures redeemable in the payment of impor...
Marketing Problems to Be Discussed by C . of C [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
Marketing Problems to Be Discussed by C . of C Washington . —The extent to which the growth of co-operative marketing depends on federal and state aid will be one of the important questions discussed at the round-fable conference on • agricultural marketing * , to be held in connection . with the annual meeting of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States April 29 to May 3 . Representatives of . co-operative and , other forms of marketing will take part in the discussion Three topics will be considered . . The first has to do with the broa dening of the cooperative plan ; the second , the development of marketing systems , at public expense ; and the third relates to the taxing and regulating of mar- . . keting agencies . Rome BuileU Workers Flats Home . —Construction , is in progress on workmen s npartnient houses with a total of 12 , 000 rooms which are Scheduled for occupancy , by June , 1930 . Wisconsin Wet Majority 153 , 935 Madison , Wis . —The Wisconsin voters at the recen...
Entire Town Must Move or Have Lease Renewed [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
Entire Town Must Move or Have Lease Renewed Austin , Texas . —Any entire town built upon leased land must move on July 1 , 1930 , unless a lew lease Is arranged , v . It has been discovered . The , town Is - Best , Reagan coun ty , a community : of 1 , 500 population . Stores , churches and homes have been built on land upon which the lease expires In little more than a year . . Best sprang up five years ago as a result of discovery of oil in the vicinity . Both the oil and Best are on part of the land with which Texas endowed its state university . . The university leased the townslte to P . L . Childress of Ozona , receiving a cash payment of $ 1 , 152 and 20 per cent , of the net proceeds of subleases . Babe Rut * h Weds Actress New York . —Babe Ruth and Mrs . Claire Hodgson , former actress , were married at a nuptial mass In St Gregory s Roman Catholic church . Riskb to Meet Schmeling New York . — -Johnny RIsko , Cleveland heavyweight , has signed to meet Mnx Schmeling , Gennan...
SIX KILLED IN AIR CRASH 2 , 000 FEET UP [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
SIX KILLED IN AIR CRASH 2 , 000 FEET UP Army Airplane Collides With Liner at San Diego . San Diego , CaliiV—A midair crash between a giant , three-motored Maddux air liner and a-stunting army pursuit ship sent six persons spinning to their death here . The dead are : Guajardo , Arturo , of San Diego , prominent Mexican attorney for Tijuana arid Agua Caliente interests . Guajardo , Amelia , his young daughter . ¦ - - • Reefer , Lieut . Howard W ., army flyer stationed at Rockwell field , San Diego . Keily ; Cecelia ; eighteen , of Phoenix , rwriter ^ ftirJivnewspaper in the-Anlizona ciiy . : ; „ . Murphy , Maurice , thirty-two , of Los Angeles , veteran airman and brother-in-law of Anita Stewart , film ¦ ¦ . ; ¦ star , who was at the controls of the Maddux ship . Pratt ; Louis , of . Glendale , Calif ., copilot and mechanic of the air liner . The tragedy occurred 2 , 000 feet over the city , according to eye-witnesses . Although accounts differed , the ma jority of witnesses declared...
Oil Prospecting Halted on Indian Reservations [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
Oil Prospecting Halted on Indian Reservations Washington . —Leasing or prospecting of oil lands in Indian reservations was ordered halted by Secretary , of the Interior Wilbur . The only exception to the . order was the Osage lands , in Oklahoma , where , in conformity with the leasing law passed by the last congress , - 25 , 000 acres will be offered annunlly for leasing . Permits and leases already Issued will be scrutinized : by the . department committee recently appointed to carry out President Hoovers oil conservation policy , with a view to canceling nil permits under which no work has been done or no expense Incurred . The secretary s order , however , will permit development of Indian lands where , loss is Hkely to occur bjr ^ drainages It specified , and In r any such instance action will be based , on the merits of the facts in each case ; Secretary Wilbur said that the department would recognize the rights of allottees and their Jfeirs to oil and gas . leases as provided...
Mills Shut Down After 5 , 000 Workers Walk Out [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
Mills Shut Down After 5 , 000 Workers Walk Out Ellzabethton , Tenn . — Heads of the American Glantzoff and American Bemberg Rayon factories here ordered an indefinite shut-down following the strike of 5 , 000 workers . The plants were turned over to detachments of the Tennessee National Guard , two companies of which have been sworn In as special deputies to protect the properties . Officials of the United Textile Workers , who called the strike , : announced they . would fight to a finish .
WASHINGTON BRIEFS ^ MHfaaaiMBii ^ MMB [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
WASHINGTON BRIEFS ^ MHfaaaiMBii ^ MMB An embargo against the . importation of corned beef has been ordered by the German cabinet , the Commerce department was notified . . The Pan-American Federation of Labor has issued a call for the sixth Pan-American labor congress to open Janunry 6 , 1930 , in Havana , Cuba . ¦ Provision for the establishment of a public , aviation terminal on Governor s Island and for the addition of 70 acres of ground to the island Is made in two bills introduced In the house . The nomination of Gen . Charles G . Dawes of Chicago to be ambassador to Great Britain was submitted to the senate by President Hoover along with other nominations , and It was . confirmed without a roll call . The estate - of John Wanamaker . merchant and philanthropist , who died In December , 1922 , won a reduction of more than $ 10 , 000 , 000 in taxes through a decision issued by the United States board of tax appeals ; W . Pole , comptroller of the currency , declared in a radio a...
WORLD COUiipErli W ^ MAY BE DfSFAVORED tw 3 V 'i-1 -. _ , n , Vyl-iV 1 ^ y ' rOy ^ ¦> J _ * 'W r t [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
WORLD COUiipErli W ^ MAY BE DfSFAVORED tw 3 V i-1 -. _ , n , Vyl-iV 1 \ ^ y rOy ^ ¦&gt; J _ * W r t \ Diplomatic Sal ^ mansKipby Root Seems ) p 6 omedi : ?; , - ¦ - ¦» v :. Js ^ WJiV New York . —EIihnV . ^ oqtfV ^ p Jglrfy four-year-old states ii ^ jO ; . has returno from Europe after ; h /&amp; jgreates \ ijfent of diplomatic salesmanship—th &amp; seH * ing of the UniteailStates ^ sferiate s reservations on the World , couf } it ) Ito the jurists committee of * the ; T ^ e agne of Nations . }„ r »[ y . £ L &gt; t ^ The former secretary . of . ^ tatel de ; clared in / . prepared . ^ statement . given out through the Carnegie-Endowment for International Jp &amp; jcei t ^ tuat ~ there was hope the United States would join . the , world trlljftiijak , . * , ~ Although , the -veij || rabte lawyer jjras ington is that lrrecoricilables . are prepared to make ; Tis -, st rong a fightras ever against the ^ proposal , that the nation , become n party *...
Zeppelin ' s Next Flight to America on May 10 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
Zeppelin s Next Flight to America on May 10 Berlin . —The next flight of the Graf Zeppelin , giant . German dirigible , from Eriedrichshafen to America , has been provisionally fixed for May . 10 , according to the Hamburg-Airiericnn line , which Is booking passengers for the cruise at $ 2 , 000 per berth . Has $ 50 , 000 , 000 Filtration Plan -Chicago . —Tentative- plans . for a $ 50 , 000 , 000 filtration system and Its adaptation to the . present . system of water tunnels and cribs are being prepared by the city s engineering : bureau . Lake Ontario Level . Higher Buffalo , N . Y . —The level of Lake Ontario is a foot higher along the shore of Orleans county than it was a year ago , according la-reports-reach : ing here Irom Albion , N . Y .
STORM TAKES LIVES > JN SEVERAL STATES TTT : ^_ 1 < Thirteen Killed on Planta -- tion ; Many Injured . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
STORM TAKES LIVES &gt; JN SEVERAL STATES TTT : ^_ 1 &lt; Thirteen Killed on Planta- - tion ; Many Injured . , &lt; Kansas City , Mo—The death toll from tornadoes and floods ,, in the Southwest mounted to upward of a score when a storm cut a 100 yard path through farm property near Tillar , Ark ., killing at least 13 persons , ll * of them negroes . Tillnr Is 90 miles - ^ southeast of Little Rod :. Ten persons were injured at Shirley , three at OH City , and two nt Clinton . • Another tornado was reported to have struck near Wham , La ., razing a number of homes without injuring anyone . The death toll in floods that have inundated the lowlands and considerable railroad trackage and highway stretches in southeastern Kansas , northern :. Oklahoma and -Missouri was increased with the drowning- of a lalibrei- in tlie Pes Peres river at St . Louis . The tornadoes followed those In Texas . Oklahoma , Kansas , and Mis souri . The town of Reece , Kan ., was almost wi...
U . S . Churches Gain Over One Million During 1928 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
U . S . Churches Gain Over One Million During 1928 New York . —The Christian Heralds annual census of . religions shows that churches In the United States gained 1 , 115 , 000 new members In 1928 , almost twice as many as they gained in 1927 , It was announced a few days ago . , The Baptist church leads in the gains , its 14 branches showing a combined increase of 375 , 842 new members ; the Roman Catholic church comes second , with 300 , 153 new members ; and the Disciples of Christ , third , with 173 , 093 . All other gains were under 100 , 000 . Three denominations showed decrease in . membership , the Evangelical synod of North America , tlie Evan gelical church , and The Friends ; all others showed gains from 500 reported by the . 10 bodies of the Oriental Catholic church up to the more than 3 G 0 . 000 gained by the Roman Catholic church . The publication lists the total memberships in the leading denominations as follows : Roman Catholic , 17 , 095 ,- 844 ; : Methodist Episco...
Aerial Coast Defense Is Discussed in Secret [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
Aerial Coast Defense Is Discussed in Secret Washington . —Discussions of aircraft problems In connections with coastal defense , which have been taken up by a joint congressional committee authorized at the last session will be held in strictest confidence to prevent the revelation of defense se erets . Meetings are planned throughout the special session with a view to legislation looking toward the aerial defense of seacoasts . Russ Oil Men to Visit United States Moscow , U . S . S . It . —President Barlnov of the Azneft Oil company and other leading directors of the Baku oil industry are en route to the United States where they will study the latest Ariierican achievements in the oil industry . * Battleship Utah to Be Overhauled Boston , Mass . —The United States battleship Utah has arrived at the Charlestown navy yard to undergo an overhauling .
BABY PIG VACCINATION HAS YET TO ESTABLISH WORTH IN FIELD TESTS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
BABY PIG VACCINATION HAS YET TO ESTABLISH WORTH IN FIELD TESTS Baby piss are still being , immunized successfully against cholera in tests at the College of . Agriculture , University of Illinois , but the place of this practice under farm conditions remains to be established by-field results over a period of years , according to Dr . Robert Graham , , chief in animal pathology and hygiene . The practice is not generally recommended by veterinarians to . . replace immunization following weaning , he said . • If it can be-successfully done , immunization of baby pigs : at one month of age would reduce : the cost of-labor and serum required after weaning , . it was explained . During the past six years , 3020 baby pigs have , been treated in studies made by , tlie laboratory of animal pathology and hygiene . on s the : immunization of baby pigs . Most , of the pigs were treated at four weeks of age with 15 cubic centimeters of clear concentrated serum and 3 . cubic centimeters of viru...
BOY SCOUTS TAKE " ** - * UP 4-H CLUB WORK [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
BOY SCOUTS TAKE ** - * UP 4-H CLUB WORK ^ Mr . Elmer Linnard of the West Peotone community , has just taken definite ttet ^ hritn ^ artze ^ iK *^ liSc *^ rMbo into a 4-H Club and also into a troop of Boy Scouts . Fromg all . appearances this group will consist of ten or fifteen , live farm boys who will use their 4-H Club . projects of corn or poultry to win merit badges in Scouting . This is a movement which will undoubtedly become very popular in the country by giving our farm boys the fine things in Scouting which have been available to the city boys for some time and at the same time give them the advantage of 4-H Club work which has not been available to boys in town . By combining these two great organizations much duplication of time and effort on the part of both leaders and boys will be prevented and a type of work is carried on which is of greatest value and interest to boys living in tlie country . Wallace Giles and Earl Keniston are planning to make the same organization...
BASEBALL COMMITTEE MEETS SAT ., APRIL 27 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
BASEBALL COMMITTEE MEETS SAT ., APRIL 27 We are calling a meeting of the baseball committee for Saturday afternoon , April 27 to discuss the possibilities of organizing a county baseball league for Farm Bui-ean members . The feeling is growing in the country that we should have at least one good Farm Bureau team in every district . It would help this committee a great deal if everyone interested in this baseball project would call a member of this committee or any of the Farm Bureau directors and tell them that they are interested in seeing this league organized . - • The committee is composed of : Fred Schweizer , Elwood ; Earl Keniston , Wilton Center ; and Frank Lally , Lockport . The directors are : . 1 . W . Patterson , Plainfield ; Arthur States , Elwood ; Royal Dixon , Minooka ; Frederick Schweizer , Elwood ; Lloyd E . Bate , P eotone ; Howard Klett , Elwood ; Elmer Linnard , Peotone ; Howard Phelps , Plainfield ; N . L . Welter , Lockport ; and Chas . A . White , Wilmington ...
PURE MILLK ASSOCIATION PROVIDES LOCAL TESTER [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
PURE MILLK ASSOCIATION PROVIDES LOCAL TESTER Mr . M . C . Weber , formerly tester for the Dairy Herd Improvement Associatiftii No . 1 of Will County , has just been employed by the Pure Milk Association to run the check on weights and tests for that organization in the Joliet territory . This is to be a part of the regular work of the Pure Milk ; Association protecting the interest of their members and is part of the agreement made with all dealers in this Territory . Mr . Weber s work to begin with will include testing all plants in Joliet , and in addition all country plants south of this city which will include the plants at Wilmington , Peotone , Crete and Sollitt . While the number of tests taken every month on each member s milk has not been definitely decided upon , thjs matter will be worked out as conditions seem to warrant . • This service to member dairymen is scheduled to commence May 1 . ( Farm Bureau News Continued 1
Will County Farm Bureau [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
Will County Farm Bureau LEONARD W . BKAIIAM , Farm Adviser MINERAL FERTILIZERS ONE OF FIVE ESSENTIALS IN SOIL MANAGEMENT Mounting production costs and finally failure await the . . farmer .. who gives exclusive attention to mineral fertilizers alone in his soil management pro pr ., according to a caution just issued by the agronomy department ; of the College of Agriculture , University of Illinois . Dr . W . L . Burlison , head of the department , - announced that the statement was prompted by the fact that the puzzling question- of mineral fertilizers this spring has been prominently in evidence to ; the confusion of farmers of the state . Use of mineial plant food elements is only one of five essential practices for success in producing the general faim crops of Illinois , according to the statement ., The four other essentials practices , according to the announcement , are : ( I ) drainage ( 2 ) liming if necessary ( 3 ) a good cropping system utilizing legumes for soil improve...
SWEET CLOVER BEST FOR HAY—R . J . HOYLE TESTER [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
SWEET CLOVER BEST FOR HAY—R . J . HOYLE TESTER ^ In the spring of 1 . 928 George Freis of Joliet Township sowed c 26 acres of sweet clover with his barley . Last fall he cut 12 acres of It and got 20 tons of good quality hay . Tfie rest of the sweet clover was Jeft toy fertilizer . The barley was cu ^ close ^ to ^ the - ground and this eliminated stubblea ^ from the hay . The barley made / only 30 T ) ustiels per , - acre , but the sweet . clover . mad e » up for / ^^ ntKW ^ ws ^^ m ^ f ^ A ^^ 1 tons of alfalfa he had . enough , hay to supply his 25 cows and 5 horses for six months . Mr . Freis expected a decrease in milk production when he changed from alfalfa . . . to sweet clover , but was surprised to . find that the flow of milk increased . The seed was sowed at the rate ^ of 10 pounds per acre . Figuring barley at 50 c a bushel and sweet , clover hay at $ 24 . per ton , Mr . Freis received $ 300 . for the barley and $ 480 . for the sweet clover hay . . This field of sweet clov...
BACTERIA ARE "KEYS" TO NATURE'S STOREHOUSE OF . PLANT FOOD ELEMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
BACTERIA ARE KEYS TO NATURES STOREHOUSE OF . PLANT FOOD ELEMENTS Bacteria are the keys which unlock natures storehouse and liberate plant food for the production of good crops . Intermingled with the mineral portions of the soil is the . organic matter upon which the microscopic organisms live . Here they produce changes which gradually make plant foods available for the crops growing on the land . Microorganisms are not only present in the soil in extremely large numbers but in addition many different kinds are there . Some organisms are ; capable of doing many kinds , of work , whereas others are highly specialized in their activities ; some can use food from several sources while others prefer a selected diet . Consequently , the farmer may influence the productivity of-his soil to a great extent by the kind of food he feeds his soi * bacteria . • ¦ It is recognized generally that clovers tend to improve the productive capacity of the soil , whereas farmers frequently refer to ti...
I RULE MELLON MAY STAY [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 24 April 1929
I RULE MELLON MAY STAY Andrew-Mellon . Washihgton . —Attempts to compel the removal of Secretary of the Treasury Msllon collapsed in the face qt the latter s . formal . denial , of business interests which would disqualify him , and an opinion of Attorney General Mitchell upholding his right to continue in office . The senate judiciary committee , it was announced , indefinitely postponed a probe of his right to the bilice under an old statute forbidding the treasury secretary to he Interested In trade or commerce . -