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VICTOR L , BERGER DEAD [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
VICTOR L , BERGER DEAD Victor L . Befger .. Milwaukee , Wis . —Victor L . Berger , sixty-nine , international leader in the Socialist party , and congressman from the Fifth-Wisconsin district for many years until his defeat last November , died In Milwaukee hospital . The veteran leader s death was due to injuries suffered when he was struck by a street car here July 16 . He was editor and publisher of the Milwaukee Leader , Socialist daily .
$ 1 , 000 , 000 BUSINESS SEEN IN CENTRALIZED GAS -OLINE-OIL PURCHASES [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
$ 1 , 000 , 000 BUSINESS SEEN IN CENTRALIZED GAS-OLINE-OIL PURCHASES Farmers See Need for Reducing Production Costs Through ., Volume Buying * , ; The - growth of centralized r purc » asing of essential farm supplies entering into production costs , is a natural development coincident with the modern trend toward large scale business , says the Illinois Agricultural Association reviewing the progress made by farmers in the buying of * petroleum products in large volume , the Association reports that Illinois farmers will handle in excess of $ 1 , 000 , 000 of gasoline , kerosene and lubricating oils in the fascal year ending August 31 , 1929 . This record is predicted for the 20 county companies associated with the Illinois Farm Supply Co . Sales of petroleum products for the past five ; monthe exceeded the total business of the previous fascal year , said L . R . Marchant , manager of the state supply company . But this increase includes the purchases by four new county companies w...
5-Dollar Bill Changes : ; : ; SV : S % 4 M 0 ^ [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
5-Dollar Bill Changes : ; : ; SV : S % 4 M 0 ^ Washington . —Washing powder .- - . and water have caused one ; of the new five dollar bills to charige its original green to a shade of gold but no concern is felt by treasury officials as a result . The bill was presented at a Beaumont ( Texas ) bank , and its alteration in color caused officials to believe at first that it was counterfeit . A treasury representative visited . Texas to inspect the currency . Henry Herrlck Bond , assistant secretary of the treasury , said the investigation indicated the money had been sent to a laundry in a shirt and had been washed thoroughly with a solution used for cleaning clothes . Veteran * to Meet in St . Paul St . Paul , Minn . —Members of the Society-Army of the Philippines will hold their thirtieth annual reunion in conjunction with the -1920 national convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States ^ which con-venes-In St . Paul , August 25-31 . $ 13 . 60 Day for Flatterer * C...
STATECAP 1 T 0 L M & MEStlS CiftrlS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
STATECAP 1 T 0 L M &amp; MEStlS CiftrlS ^ K »&gt; ; : i | HirantLWjniamaoruC MiV ¦ bgji UUvX ^ e ^ OeUUca tfS » , ^ V ^ s ^ f The • fiscal year of the state closed June , 30 and the auditor of public accounts ) Hon . Oscar Nelson , reports the largest volumeof business ever transacted- by the state . The number of warrants issued on the state treasury was 389 , 000 , totaling $ ll 2 ; 444 , 134 . 70 , as compared with 375 , 900 , totaling $ 94 , 083 , 071 . 07 for tiie year ending June 30 , 1928 . Tiie volume Is explained by the large expenditures for the construction of - hard : roads and the Illinois waterway together with increased bond retirement and intercut . . . ¦ . • .. ¦ - ¦• ¦ Plans for what promises to be the greatest health and sanitary exposition ever displayed in central Illinois have been completed by the state department of public health . It will he an Important feature of the state fair August 17-24 . Space occupied will Include one-half of the seco...
YOUfH-AND THE ' NEW LEADERSHIP [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
YOUfH-AND THE NEW LEADERSHIP By CRAIG B . HAZLEWOOD President American Bankers Assocla- .. .,-:.,. . ; ; . tion . . .-, ; . . V-. ...... LEADERSHIP is a picturesque word . With It , ; , one pictures Hannibal fighting his way through the passes of the Alps— Napoleon In his campaigns—or Washington holding together hi 3 half-frozen army by the sheer magnetism of his character at Valley Forge . But I visualize something that holds a more astounding spectacle in many r e a p e c Craig B . Hazlewood than any of-these . It Is the onrush of our business life . Our economic progress plunges ahead at-a rate unheard of in the history of the nations of the world and every Industrial and ; financial leader Is dally brought face to face with new and perplexing problems requiring the highest courage and intelligence for their solution . . Ninety billions a year , they tell us , this country is now producing in new wealth . The rate of Increase is even more staggering- than the amount It is difficu...
MAIL BOX THEFTS AID CHECK FORGERS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
MAIL BOX THEFTS AID CHECK FORGERS American Bankers Association in Nationwide Warning Exposes Methods and Gives Rules to Combat Them . NEW YORK . —Active operations in many cities of mall box thieves , who open bank communications to customers , containing details of their accounts and cancelled checks showing their banking signatures , and use this material in perpetrating : check for- ; eries , have led the American Bankers Association to issue a nation-wide warning-to its members with instructions for combating this form of crime . The warning as sent out by James E . Baum In charge ot the association s Protective Department says : Heavy losses are being sustained through cancelled vouchers and statements stolen from the mall boxes of Began Great Industry The first Instance ot lumbering being done In the Hudson River valley was when Henry Hudson sent his ship s carpenter ashore to make- his vessel a new forearm , fashioned from one of the trees of the forest ;; Bird Statutlc * V T...
BANKERS DEVELOP NOVEL INSTITUTE [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
BANKERS DEVELOP NOVEL INSTITUTE The Georgia Bankers Association in cooperation with the State College of Agriculture has sponsored a series of farmers institutes in various parts of the State of an entirely new character . The principle feature is a large and comprehensive exhibit transported in four large trucks and set up at each stop . ,. When set up it fills a space 40 by BO feet and consists of panels , charts , and mode on practically every phase of agi . culture , including agronomy , horticulture , agricultural engineering , poultry , animal husbandry , soils and fertilizers , home economics and marketing . A largo electrified farm model , showing the uses of electricity , on the farm , model farm buildings and the ideal layout and landscaping of the farmstead , is one of the most elaborate and attractive exhibits . Local bankers in each locality visited gave the money to cover expenses for the transportation and Installation of the exhibit in their territory arid assisted i...
NOTED FLIERS TO GATHERATAURORA AIR EXPOSITION [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
NOTED FLIERS TO GATHERATAURORA AIR EXPOSITION First Flight in Illinois to Be Celebrated at Exposition August 9 to 16 . RACES AND SHAM BATTLES Original Wright Plane and Old-Fashioned Pusher to Be Shown—Refueling Tests . Commemorating the first flight of a heavier than air craft In the state of llllnqis , in Aurora , a group of aviation enthusiasts haye organized the Central States Aircraft Exposition which will be held here from August 9 to 16 . Under a - huge circus tent located between the Midwest Airport flying field , and Exposition park , a variety of the latest type aircraft , ranging from the smallest pursuit plane to the huge bombing and 14 passenger cabin models , will be shown for the first time in this section . Thirtyrslx thousand feet of floor space will be available for exhibits . Nineteen years ago , on July 2 , 1910 , Frederick Welsh , wealthy sportsman , flew from an ont field adjoining the old Aurora Driving Park , one of the five planes owned at that time by the fa...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
THE FARMERS WEEKLY REVIEW --,--... . j p HATOEN , Editor , Pubushedln the Interest of the Farmer Third Avenue and Chicago Street , JoUet , HUnofa Telephone 4 » 78 All unsolicited articles , manuscripts , letters-and pictures sent to The Farmers Weekly Review are sent at the owner s risk and the publishers expressly repudiate any liability or responsibility for their sate custody or return . Advertising will be run until ordered ont . ¦ » , ; ¦ :. ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ - . . . Bnterrd as second class mail matter at the post office at Jollet , HI ., under Act of Congress , March S , 1879 . . : . ¦ -..-
SCRUB BULL IS HALED TO COURT [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
SCRUB BULL IS HALED TO COURT Placed on Trial for Hindering Development and Prosperity of Dairy Industry . Indicted for robbery , larceny , and a few other such charges , Scrub Bull went on trial . for his life at Laurel , Mississippi , recently . . It seems that for some time people had suspicions that Mr . Bull was hindering the right and lawful development of the dairy industry , thereby maliciously and wilfully lowering production and decreasing profits in the dairy business , says the Bulletin of the American Bankers . Association Agricultural Commission in commenting on the case ... .: . ... - .:. ¦ • This , it says , was the first trial of its kind ever . held in that section and was attended , by several hundred . people . The jury , representing every vocation- withitf the . boundaries , of the Laurel trade - territory , rendered a unanimous verdict of guilty . - The death sentence was pronounced , but during the night , before the sentence could be carried out , friends of-...
—— f PICTORIAL mi UOLFINSTRUCTIOllI [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
—— f \ PICTORIAL mi UOLFINSTRUCTIOllI By H . B . Martin The Correct Way to . Play a Full Mashie Shot THE Idea that a full mashie shot Is one where the club finishes well around Jhe backIs erroneous . It is enough that the driver should go the full route . A mashie shot above all others should be compact . This means that . the clubhead goes Into the . ball with a direct follow through toward the objective point The Club , even for a full shot , Is not taken back very far , not more than three-quarters way at the most . The finish of the swing , would not be any further around than the top of the swing . The foot and knee action are about the same as In a longer iron shot and the body will do its shareot the work . This is why an easy , graceful awing carries , the ball a long ways . Providing , of course , it has been perfectly I timed . Winter Greens Not True ¦ TITONTER- greens v are iVript ,. fatf ; all . ?¦ V suited for good putting . The frozen ground . and ~ grass roots make th...
ENTIRE CIRCUS' : V ' ' T , W IS LEASED FOR ' I : ' « THE AURORA FAIRVS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
ENTIRE CIRCUS : V T , W IS LEASED FOR I : « THE AURORA FAIRVS The great Hagenbeck-Wallace - diJ ^ jSja cus , with the largest collection OIJ J ^ SM wild animals in the world , will Be the ^^ feature amusement attraction at the ^^ H eighth annual Central States Fair jjfe &gt; and Exposition , to be held at the mil- i &gt; 3 lion dollar Exposition park , on theA 5 * , Lincoln highway north of Aurora , Au- *•¦ $ gust 9 to 1 C . With more than a dozen , ^ new big feature acts , some of thepiw ^ brought directly from Europe , the *} ^ V shows , leased by the fair management - £ - $ for the entire period of the expos ! -, s ?|? tion , will -be transported from , the ¦ * ^ East in four special trains of eighty —f « jj cars . „ r &lt;[ i $ Representatives of the Hagenbeck- , ? Wallace company have been in Au- j . 1 - ^ rora for two weeks laying out the : ^?^ ground in front of the huge amphl- K ^ theater , where the circus will be - £$ staged-afternoon and night duri...
Stock Judging Days > at the Aurora Fair -V [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
Stock Judging Days \\ &gt; at the Aurora Fair \ -V Farmers attending the eighth annual *\ Y $ Central States Fair and Exposition - ** at Aurora , August 9 to 10 , will be lri &gt; r J \ e terested In the dates and hours for &gt; X ; , ^ T live stock Judging They are : - -. l-j Cattle ( I ) . &gt; r Aberdeen-Angus , Milking Short- v horns , Grade and Cross bred steers , ^ Monday , August 12 , 9 : 00 a . m . - • , ; , Herefords and Polled Shorthorns , -j . Tuesday , August 13 , 9 : 00 a . m . ^ A Short Horns and Red Polls , Wednes- V ^ V day , August 14 , 9 : 00 a . m . , _ - C * t * Holsteins , Mondoy , August 12 . - - , Jerseys , Brown Swiss , Tuesday , Au- « , ** gust 13 . , ;• j ^ Guernseys , Wednesday , August 14 . . ^ , Swine ( I ) . „&gt; Poland Chinas and Hampshlres , . S Monday , August 12 , 9 : 00 a . m . , . I Duroc Jerseys and Chester Whites , _ , Tuesday , August 13 , 9 : 00 ia . m . Spotted Poland Chinas , Berkshire s ;; Wednesday ...
Will Select Baby Champs of Midwest , [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
Will Select Baby Champs of Midwest , More than 1 , 200 babies , from cities ~ . and rural districts , will compete for the titles of champion baby boy and ,- girl of the Middle West In the Better Babies Conference to be held In ! connection with the eighth annual Central States Fair and Exposition at Aurora , August 9 to 10 . This de- * partment will he the biggest in the history of the fair this year . The babies will be examined In a big glass house in the Woman s , building in plain sight of the fair crowds . They will-be gone over care .- fully by specialists in . every line , and ; during the time they , are going - through the examinations will be in charge of trained nurses , an assur- ¦ ance that the health of the youngsters will not be In the least endangered . , Governor Emmerson s cup ,- a : liver , - ; Shetland pony and hank deposits will be awarded the highest scoring bar ¦ bies .
Bargain Tickets for Aurora Fair- - [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
Bargain Tickets for Aurora Fair- - Families planning to attend the - eighth annual Central States Fair and Exposition at Aurora are advised , * . to take advantage of the special famlly ticket offer being made by the . / association . In order to make-It pos- - sible for all to attend the great fair the association has placed on sale , family tickets , good for five admissions , for one dollar , The general admission to the fair nt the gate is 55 cents . By purchasing a family ticket an entire family of five can attend for one dollar , or 20 J cents each , or one person can use &lt; the ticket five times . / . i The family tickets are now , on . sale In stores In all towns surrounding ^ t Aurora and must be purchased before * - the opening , of the fair . They .. . wlir * &gt; not be sold at the . gate . i «
AU Paved Roads Lead to the Aurora Fair , [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
AU Paved Roads Lead to the Aurora Fair , Paved roads from every direction ! lead directly to the . main gates of ¦ the million dollar . Exposition park , * north of Aurora on the Lincoln high- ¦&gt; way , where the eighth annual Ceh- - tral States Fair and Exposition will be held August 9 to 10 . Families lly- \ Ing a hundred miles , away in any dl- . rectlon can follow paved ronds from .- their homes to the exposition grounds , remain all day and until after the . circus and airplane stunts at night - and be home long before midnight * ] Clinched Independence . „ ~ Just as the Revolutionary war la called the War for American Inid- ^ O pendence , the War of 1812 Is some- ? - - | t times called the War of American In : -V « Ipnendence . - J t , r ^ S ~ v # Patronise Our Advertisers ;\ 4 You Will Find Them to ! ) be v J - Courteous aj » d -Attentrr « X * &gt; ; Your , Need . ; at ^ T « M |«
GROWERS' $ 50 , 000 , 000 CO-OP . IS LAUNCHED [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
GROWERS $ 50 , 000 , 000 CO-OP . IS LAUNCHED Will Serve 60 Subsidiary . Bodies in 25 States . New York . —Formation of a $ 50 ,- 000 , 000 co-operative marketing association as a national agency to unite national and local growers organizations dealing in fruit and vegetables was announced here . The association has been Incorporated In Delaware under the name of the United Growers of America . The chairman of the board is Julius H . Barnes , chairman , of the board of the TT nlted States Chamber of Commerce and at one time president of . the United States , food administration grain corporation . Another member Is William M . Jardine , secretary of agriculture in the . Coolidge- administration . In Its Initial work the association will serve sixty subsidiary co-opera-tives in twenty-five states . The organization of the coroperatlve marks the second major step In the . . Combination of agricultural co-opera-tives since the new federal farm board began to function . On July 26 the F...
Train Snuffs Out Lives - of 13 in R . R . Accident [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 14 August 1929
Train Snuffs Out Lives - of 13 in R . R . Accident Dallas , Texas . —Thirteen persons were killed when the Sunshine Special , crack train of the Texas &amp; Pacific railroad , struck a truck bearing a picnic party at a grade crossing near here . The accident virtually wiped out two families . Eleven were killed outright and two died In a hospital . . The fourteenth member of the party was Mary Lee Henry , fourteen , In a Dallas hospital with both legs broken . The accident occurred within 150 yards of the home of eight of the persons killed , Mrs . Iva Badgett and her seven children . Badgett was drawing water from a well and turned just in time to see his family die . It is said the truck was stopped at-. the rail crosstog . :- - . ! , ;!; -:., . . -.: ¦ In addition to the eight members of the Badgett fariilly killed , five members of the Henry family lost their lives—E . L . Henry , fifty-five ; Mrs . E . x ; Henry , fifty ; Willie Henry , five ; Beulah Henry , sixteen , a...