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WASHINGTON BRIEFS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 28 August 1929
WASHINGTON BRIEFS President Hoover pitched out two balls for the opening of the American Legion championship elimination baseball games here . Clarence M . Young of Dos Moines , Iowa , was appointed by President Hoover as assistant secretary of commerce for aviation , succeeding William P . MacCracken , resigned . The State department announced it had been advised by the French government that the selection of Senator Walter E . Edge of New Jersey , as ambassador to Paris met with its • ~ 9 proval . Herbert Hoover , Jr ., son of the President , first lieutenant in the specialist reserve , has been ordered to active duty at San Francisco for the period October 17-30 , the War department disclosed .
MACDONALD TO COME [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 28 August 1929
MACDONALD TO COME Ramsay MacDonald . Washington . — Naval reduction negotiations between the United States and Great Britain are rapidly reaching the point where representatives of the two nations will be able to inform the public as to whether a conference will . be held this year . Disclosure at the White House that Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald is expected to arrive in AVashington early in October for a conference on the naval situation with President Hoover was interpreted by official Washington as strong indication that a naval parley will be held in December and that it will have a good chance of being successful .
FIVE TEAMS FIGHT FOR FARM BASEBALL TITLE AS CHAMPS OF ILLINOIS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 28 August 1929
FIVE TEAMS FIGHT FOR FARM BASEBALL TITLE AS CHAMPS OF ILLINOIS Tazewell , State Champions , to Defend Crown against Henry , and Other Counties The race among the 21 County Farm Bureau baseball teams in Illinois has narrowed down to five divisional leaders with . Tazewell county , last year s champion , prominent in the running to defend its title , L .- R . Welk , president of the State League , announced today . The five teams that will battle within the next few weeks for the silver trophy awarded annually by the Illinois Agricultural Association , are Tazewell , Cass , McLean , Henry and McDonough . McLean and Cass were booked to open the semi-final schedule at Springfield on Monday , August 20 . Henry and McDonough wil clash the same week . Other games will follow in rapid succession , including a number to be played at the district Farm Bureau picnics . The tentative schedule adopted by the executive committee of the League provides for closing the farm baseball season on or be...
THE GOODWIN BROS . NEAR HITCHEY HARVES BIG CROP OF VETCH [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 28 August 1929
THE GOODWIN BROS . NEAR HITCHEY HARVES BIG CROP OF VETCH Phil Goodwin , well known breeder of Brown Swiss cattle , from . Wesley Township , came in the office the other day much enthused with the success he had with a crop of hairy vetch this season . He and his brother John harvested nearly 100 bushels of seed this year and have already sown a crop ifor fall and winter feeding . Phil had his arms full of plants of this new crop , which he had planted about the latter part of June and some of he plants have already attained a length of three feet or more . ; The Goodwin brothers have been growing vetch for eight or nine years and are very enthusiastic about its value as a soil builder , especially on land that is so thin or acid that it is impossible to get a tand of alfalfa or sweet clover . They think a lot of it is well for a pasture crop for the fall and winter aftev sweet clover and blue grass have failed . Mr . Goodwin states that often when he has turned his horses on to vetc...
FARMERS VIEW LARGE SCALE CO-OPERATION FAVORABLY—I . A . A [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 28 August 1929
FARMERS VIEW LARGE SCALE CO-OPERATION FAVORABLY—I . A . A Change in Attitude Toward Terminal Agencies Cited as Proof Large scale co-operation built upon strong local units is coming into its own in the corn belt , according to the Illinois Agricultural Association . The growth of the Chicago Producers Coirimission Association ! , and co-operative livestock selling agencies on other terminal markets is cited as proof . Shortly after the Chicago co-opera-tive was establishedin 1922 it became the leading firm in volume of stock handled in the Chicago market . Criticism was heard that the Producers was getting too big—couldnt handle all he business efficiently . Within the past three years there has been a distinct change in the trend of farm thought on this question . Farmers are looking at co-operative marketing in a new light . While size was regarded as a handicap by some producers a few years ago , it is now recognized as a most valuable asset .- Illinois farmers haye found that ba...
2000 ILLINOIS FARMERS STUDY ACCOUNTS FOR PROFIT MAKING HINTS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 28 August 1929
2000 ILLINOIS FARMERS STUDY ACCOUNTS FOR PROFIT MAKING HINTS While the new federal farm board has been holding weighty sessions to iron out some of the farmers troubles , Illinois farmers have been doing a little figuring of their own . That is , 2 , 000 or more of them have been digging in -to find out how they can bolster their individual businesses . These 2 , 000 or more farmers , scattered through SO counties of the state , are those enrolled in the farm accounting project of the College of Agriculture , University of Illinois . During the past three months every one of these farmers has- been visited by a representative of the college farm organization and management department . The visits were made for . the purpose of returning the final audit on last year s business and going over each farmer s accounts for this year . Although visited during one of the busiest seasons of the year , the farmers were more -than willing to sit down on a plow frame or oats bundle and go over ...
$ 2 . 75 PER 100 POUNDS MILK PRICE ANNOUNCED FOR CHICAGO SUPPLY [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 28 August 1929
$ 2 . 75 PER 100 POUNDS MILK PRICE ANNOUNCED FOR CHICAGO SUPPLY Members of the Pure Milk Association , bargaining co-operative in the Chicago district , will receive an increase of 11 cents per 100 lbs . for Class I fluid milk beginning September 1 . This announcement is made following a recent conference between representatives of the Pure Milk Association and the Chicago milk dealers . The base price will be $ 2 . 75 per cwt . for 3 . 5 per cent milk used in the retail and wholesale trade . Manufactured or processed milk will command a lower price depending upon the percentage of fat and the condition of the butter market . It s up to each farmer to hold down his surplus or sell it at a lower price . A . D . Lynch , dairy marketing director for the Illinois Agricultural Association , estimates that the increase in revenue from the three million pounds of fluid milk sold in Chicago daily will mean a gain , approximating ? 3 , 300 per day or nearly , $ 100 , 000 a month to the whole...
FARM BROAD APPOINTS PRESS RELATIONS MAN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 28 August 1929
FARM BROAD APPOINTS PRESS RELATIONS MAN Edgar Markham , for more than 12 years the Washington corespondent of the St . Paul Pioneer-Press Dispatch , has been named an assistant to the chairman of the Federal Farm Board in charge of pres relations . A part of his job will be to serve as a contact man between the AVashington correspondents and the Board . Mr . Markham will be continually at the service of the correspondents for interviews with any member of the Board , for material for special stories as desired by the correspondents concerning the work of the Board , or for sectional information concerning any agricultural product or cooperative association anywhere insofar as they relate to the work of the Board . He will be officially on the job beginning AVednesday morning , August ¦ 21 , in the offices of the Federal Farm Board .
'' NO AUTO ACCIDENTS _ IN SEPTEMBER" ! SLOGAN , ~ OF BUREAU CAMPAIGN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 28 August 1929
NO AUTO ACCIDENTS _ IN SEPTEMBER ! SLOGAN , ~ OF BUREAU CAMPAIGN The slogan , No auto accidents in September has been adopted by 95 Illinois County Farm Bureaus in a state-wide campaign to suppress fatalities , injuries , and losses from automobile miliaps , announces the Illinois Agricultural Association . This month has been chosen for the campaign to develop a safety consciousness in all drivers of automobiles because records show that auto accidents reach their peak during September . The National Safety Council , Chicago , is co-operating with the Farm Bureaus , the I . A . A ., and the Illinois Agricultural Mutual Insurance Company , in calling attention to the alarming rate at which accidents are mounting . At least 50 per cent of all auto accidents are preventable , according to A r ernon \ r animan , insurance director for the I . A . A . who is in charge of the safety campaign . Accident records of the Illinois Agricultural Mutual , which provides auto insurance on a no-pr...
FALL CLIPPING ADDS FIFTH TO CLOVER HAY AND SEED YIELDINGS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 28 August 1929
FALL CLIPPING ADDS FIFTH TO CLOVER HAY AND SEED YIELDINGS Tested out for six years , the fall clipping of red clover has led to such marked increases in the yield of hay and seed the following year that the practice can be recommended to Illinois farmers , according to J . J . Pieper , assistant chief in crop production at the College of Agriculture , University of Illinoi . One caution should be followed , however , and that is that the clipping should not be done late in the season . There is every reason to believe that this will result in a good deal of winter killing of the red clover . The same applies to pasturing the crop late in the fal . During the six years of the tests by the college , fall clipping boosted the yield . of hay an average of about 20 per cent and the yield of seed , about 30 per cent . Some years the clipped clover yielded as much as 50 per cent more seed than the undipped . Increased ields of hay as a result of clipping have in some cases been small . In ...
EARLY-CUT HAY BETTER MILK PRODUCER THAN LATER-CUT YIELDS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 28 August 1929
EARLY-CUT HAY BETTER MILK PRODUCER THAN LATER-CUT YIELDS Early-cut hay is far more valuable for dairy cows than late-cut , according to a list of pointers on quality hay issued by Dr . W . B . Nevens , assistant chief in dairy cattle feeding at the College of Agriculture , University of Illinois Hay allowed to become very ma tuie befoie hai \ o « t develops , a laige amount of fibie which ^ loweis its , protein content and , digestibility Care must be exercised , however , not to 5 in » , juie the srowth ^ t ^ rp ^ byXtoo - efcly ^^^^^ mmm ^ mi L \ eiy Inestock man wants hay with feeding value , but for dairy cows , especially , the best hay is needed . Since profits in milk production depend upon high yield per cow , dairymen can not afford to let their thigh-producing cows fill up on lowgrade materials which have little nutritive value . Feeding is closely related to uality . In high-quality hay most of the leaves and the green color which the crop had when cut are retained . The ...
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a ; nminfiiTiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiimniiimHimtB [ I ILLINOIS |( I News Notes I M mm 51 l | S EiiiiiuiiiiiiiiimiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitUK The State bank of Fieldon in Jersey county was held up by three jnen who escaped with approximately $ 2 , 500 . Orlando Brown , fifteen , died a half hour after being kicked by a horse at his father s farm three miles southwest of Oakdale . Col . Henry Davis , eighty years old , prominent Democrat and wealthiest resident of Sangamon county , died at Mackinac Island , Mich . Rev . AV . AVebb , Milton Heights , has teen appointed superintendent of the Hudelson Baptist orphanage to succeed Rev . N . T . Hafer , resigned . Dedication of Palatine s new $ 42 , 000 city hall and jail was postponed one week because the lone prisoner who was to be a part of the ceremony escaped . Private Harold Cole , eighteen , of Oak Park , a member of Service company , One Hundred and Thirtieth infantry , died in Rockford following an operation for mastoid . Lawrence Albere , ...
Three N . Y . Bank Heads Begin U . S . Prison T [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 28 August 1929
Three N . Y . Bank Heads Begin U . S . Prison T Atlanta . —Under heavy guard in a pullman car , James Rae and Philip Clarke , brothers , and John F . Bouker , chief figures in the collapse of the Clarke Brothers bank in New Xork city , were brought here to begin terms in the Atlanta federal penitentiary . U . S . Investment * in Mexico RiseMexico City . —American Investments in Mexico now aggregate $ 1 , 325 , 000 ,- 000 , compared with $ 800 , 000 , 000 in 1912 , according to a report made public by the department of Industry , commerce and labor . CanpJ Engineers to Sail Oct . 15 Washington . —A battalion , of : army engineers will sail on October 15 to participate in the making of the survey of the projected ¦• - Nicaraguan - canal .
Miss Mexico , ' 28 Beauty , Kills Bigamist-Husband [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 28 August 1929
Miss Mexico , 28 Beauty , Kills Bigamist-Husband Mexico City . —Mrs . Maria Teresa de Lahda de Vidal , Miss Mexico at the 1928 Galveston beauty carnival , shot and killed her husband and then attempted suicide . Her act followed reading in a newspaper that the first wife of her husband , Gen . Molses Vidal , had filed suit for bigamy against him . The couple were married here recently and it was said the general kept secret the fact he was already married and had two daughters . The girl used her husbands army pistol . After emptying six shots into his body she turned the gun on herself , only to find it empty .
Five American Tourists Are Drowned in Canada [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 28 August 1929
Five American Tourists Are Drowned in Canada Montreal , Que . —Five American tourists were drowned in the Soulanges canal , near Cascade Point , 89 miles from Montreal , when the sedan In which they were driving plunged into the canal after being sideswiped by another car . The dead are : Mr . and Mrs . Cecil Chudds and Elizabeth Chudds of AVestchester , Pa ., and Mr . and Mrs . George A . Dale of Cochraneville , Pa . Woman Air Racer Killed Phoenix , Ariz . —Death thrust itself into the woman s national air derby with the finding of the body and wrecked airplane of Miss Marvel Crosson , twenty-five , one of the entrants , in the wilds of western Arizona . All-Metal Blimp Successful Detroit , Mich . —The first all-metal dirigible , the ZMC-2 , built for the United States navy , flew successfully here in its first test .
Clinic Tragedy Gives Life to Pittsburgher [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 28 August 1929
Clinic Tragedy Gives Life to Pittsburgher Fort AVayne , Ind . —Although the Cleveland Clinic explosion brought death to many , it meant life of Emil Simminger , forly-tliree , of Pittsburgh , former resident here . . Through action of Judge George II . Leonard in Superior court , Simminger , declared legally dead two years ago , lias been restored to life by the law . After reading newspaper accounts of tiie clinic blast Simminger was attracted to the scene . AVhlle in Cleveland he met a brother , and learned that he had been declared dead by court action . His relatives had not heard from him for 19 years . Legal action to declare him dead was taken upon the death of his father to facilitate distribution of an estate . With action set aside , Simminger has been paid $ 1 , 899 as his part of tlie estate .
Salmon 54 Years in Tin Is Found Still Good [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 28 August 1929
Salmon 54 Years in Tin Is Found Still Good Olympia , AA ash . —Canned to keep for a century , Columbia river salmon which was sealed and processed in an especially made tin in 1 S 75 was examined recently . No sign of deterioration was detected . The tin covering has resisted corrosion and there Is reason to believe that the contents will be as good in 1975 as when freshly packed . J . AV .. V . Cook , pioneer fish . merchant on the Pacific coast , packed the salmon nt his plant at Clifton , Ore ., 54 years ago .