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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 28 August 1929
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FIRE VICTIMS AID ACCUSED OF HEXING [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 4 September 1929
FIRE VICTIMS AID ACCUSED OF HEXING Mysterious Killing Baffles Atlantic City Police . Atlantic City , N . J . —Out of the Jumble of theories which followed the death of Joseph London , fifty-eight , : who was burned in his home at Conovertown , near here , there has / emerged a story of voodooism In which a mulatto hexed the Gentile wife of • i his Jewish employer . The mulatto is Otto Martin , the wife is the London widow , Mrs . Flossie London , half the age of her husband . A short time before London burned to death a break occurred between Martin arid London , for whom he worked on shares , Martin collecting waste from the Atlantic City hotels to fatten , hogs belonging to Loudon , and the two splitting the profit Put Hex on Her . It is along the hex story that private detectives who have unflagglngly continued their investigations since County Detective Chief Frank J . Harrow unqualifiedly declared it an accident several days ago , are working in their efforts to solve the case ...
Snail Life in Florida and Cuba Is Vanishing [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 4 September 1929
Snail Life in Florida and Cuba Is Vanishing Little River , Fla . —Snail life in Florida and Cuba is vanishing in many , localities as forests are being stripped from the land . Students of the creatures will have to rely upon material collected years ago , according to C . T . Simpson , formerly of the National Museum and now a private investigator . He has spent more than 80 years studying snails . Man has wrought great destruction to the hammocks in which tree snails live , he said , so that certain forms are almost exterminated in Florida . Great areas of forest have been cut recently in Cuba in order that sugar cane might be grown , and it is probable that it will he a short time only when these snails will be wiped out entirely in many localities in that island . Although Florida is separated from Cuba by a deep channel 00 miles wide , be believes that the creatures are carried on trees and limbs across the stretch .
Husbands May Get Alimony in China [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 4 September 1929
Husbands May Get Alimony in China Peiping . —Chinese husbands will have the right to sue their errant wives for alimony , and will have just as much chance of getting a living allowance as will the wives themselves , under the new law concerning equal rights for women , soon to be promulgated by Wei Tao-Min , acting director of the judicial board at Nanking . The new law will permit the judge to decide alimony on the basis of culpability . If the wife is wrong , she pays alimony . If the husband is wrong , he pays .
PROBE OF MERCHANT MARINE UNDER WAY [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 4 September 1929
PROBE OF MERCHANT MARINE UNDER WAY Dispute Over Mail Bid Opens Financial Investigation . Washington . —President Hoover has taken steps to ascertain the extent to which the rejuvenated American merchant marine has been aided financially by the government . It is known that he has received a statement of the loans authorized and made by the shipping board for the construction of new vessels—loans said to total about § 41 ,- 370 , 000—and it is understood that he has been advised of the extent to which the Post Office department has aided with ocean mail contracts . Informed shipping representatives put the amount involved in ocean mail contracts at nearly $ 11 , 500 , 000 a year , or 5115 , 000 , 000 for the regulation tenyear period for such contracts . With the United States Lines , Inc ., disputing the administration right to withhold mail contracts from it and the administration disposed to go slowly with respect to . this application , it is likely that the next government step ...
WASHINGTON BRIEFS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 4 September 1929
WASHINGTON BRIEFS President Hoover will write an opening chapter in a book which is being prepared as a memorial to George C . Reading , celebrated horticulturist and botanist . Mrs . Charles A . Lindbergh is formally recognized as a fledging aviatrix . She has her license as a student pilot from the aeronautics branch of the Department of Commerce . Exports of Canadian liquor in July showed a decrease of 265 , 740 gallons , as compared with the same month last year , according to figures made public by the Treasury department . A request for an appropriation of . $ 26 , 000 , 000 to continue the flight against the Mediterranean fruit fly in Florida will be asked of congress by Secretary of Agriculture Hyde , he announced . President Hoover was notified that the governors conference at Salt Lake City had approved the proposal for the appointment of a commission to study the transfer of public lands to the states . Equity Ousts Dempsey New York . —Jack Dempsey lias been suspended by ...
FARMERS URGED TO WATCH FOR UTILITIES RATE TO INCREASE [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 4 September 1929
FARMERS URGED TO WATCH FOR UTILITIES RATE TO INCREASE Railroad Service May be Discontinued ; Telephone and Electric Rates Up : Illinois farmers are warned to be ; on the lookout for posted notices concerning increases in telephone and electric rates , petitions for the discontinuance of railroad train service removal or station agents , or closing of railroad stations , by L . J . Quaey , director of transportation for the Illinois Agricultural Association . All public utilities are legally required to give notice of proposals to increase rates by posting notices thereof at their offices or stations , and by publication In local newspapers , he says . In spite of this , however , these matters often go to hearing before the Illinois Commerce Commission , which body has jurisdiction over such propositions , without any representation whatever on behalf of the general pub Most utilities are highly organized and represented by specially trained men . The general public , on the other h...
NO AUTO ACCIDENTS DURING SEPTEMBER IS AIM OF INS . CO . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 4 September 1929
NO AUTO ACCIDENTS DURING SEPTEMBER IS AIM OF INS . CO . Our own Farm Bureau Insurance Companyis putting on a campaign of accident prevention during the month of September . While it is only human nature to believe that all accidents are caused by the other fellow , it sometimes happens that the fault is our own—at least a parti . of itM . K ^ TM . / MSL .. r : Wns ~ aijd ^ a \ nj ( ist : the ., only thing that our Insurance Company is asking is that we , as insured drivers , give special thought to our driving during the month of September . AVith due apologies to Kipling we might read these lines now with profit . Though tangled and twisted The cars on the road No tangles so tangled It cannot improve If the driver has brains Since we are getting our insurance at cost let us think of this . If we have no claims to adjust we will not have to pay the adjustment nor the adjuster . If we take this seriously we will have no accidents in September .
No Treatment Known for Eradicating Corn Smut [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 4 September 1929
No Treatment Known for Eradicating Corn Smut Unfortunately , there is no treatment known for corn smut . It can be reduced somewhat by growing the corn on land that has not grown corn for some years and by cutting off and carrying out of the field any smut balls that form . These should be buried or burned to destroy them . Ordinarily , they are allowed to go witli the cornstalks to the feed yards where they become incorporated with the mauure supplies . This -happens to be a good place to preserve them and they go back to the land when the manure Is applied . If the cornstalks are left stahding in the field , the smut balls become incorporated with the soil when the land is plowed or disked and rein ; fection occurs when the corn is grown . There isnt any remedy for it except to reduce the smut balls all yort possibly can by destroying them and keeping them out of the feed supplies .
Early Soil Preparation Insures Big Wheat Crop [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 4 September 1929
Early Soil Preparation Insures Big Wheat Crop Timely preparation of the ground is one of the principal factors in insuring a good wheat crop . Early preparation aids in conserving soil moisture and in the development of nitrates In the soil . When it is possible to plow or list immediately after harvesting the wheat crop , the land should be disked early and then plowed as soon as possible . After the land has been plowed or listed , it should receive sufficient cultivation to destroy all weeds nnd volunteer grain . More growers each year find that to thin overloaded trees increases their profits . * * • Too much or too little fertilization of vegetables may increase their susceptibility to disease . * * * It is a good plan to beware of all alfalfa seed that is selling at prices considerably below those of good seed . * * • A simple and fairly successful whitewash for trees Is made with eight pounds of quick lime , two pounds of salt , one-fourth pound of glue , and water enough to ...
FARMERS LIABILITY } INSURANCE NOW HAS THOUSAND MEMBERS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 4 September 1929
FARMERS LIABILITY } INSURANCE NOW HAS THOUSAND MEMBERS New Company Getting . License ; Ready To Go August 31 To Be Popular J With 1 , 025 charter members foi farmer employers liability . insurance , the Executive Committee of the * I A . A . on August 21 approved the policy contract and also took steps to . put into operation this branch of insurance service . The new branch will , be handled by the Illinoi Agricultural Mutual Insurance Co . The law requires that there must be $ 25 , 000 in assets before this insurance can be put into effect , and that it secure a license ! , from , the State Insurance Department , ! Application for the license is being made through the insurance department and it is hoped that the ; insurance can be made effective as of neen , August 31 . It is believed this msuiance will be very popular among the farmer employers inasmuch as there are many instances of suits being fil £ d against farmer employers for injury ; oi death to employees . Often this has...
EARLY LAMBS BRING PREMIUM OF THREE CENTS OVER OTHERS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 4 September 1929
EARLY LAMBS BRING PREMIUM OF THREE CENTS OVER OTHERS Fat sprng lambs this year , ppld about three cents higher the first of June I than they did in August , 1 &amp; T . Robbins , livestock extension . specialist of the College of Agriculture , Alniversaty of Illinois , points out in shewing the added profits to be made from early lambs . Prices were still higher in May , he said May and June are months when early lambs can conveniently be made ready fon market . .- ? . ¦ High prices each spring tempt more Illinois farmers to raise early lambs and sell them fat before Jurie 15 . This plan avoids the loss t-romj . stomach worms , reduces the loss fronvjdogs , gets ahead of the hot months when growth is slow , brings in ca £ h , uick | y and usually gets the most dollars ; £ rom each lamb . r . - . AJ , The earliest lambs ^ sell hij &amp; est . Last spring on March 25 . Warniij . Jtf . gffey . gfl .. Macoupin county iayn ^ r soi l fl Ti eaMy lambs about three months old...
Using Fish Oil in Poison Spray [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 4 September 1929
Using Fish Oil in Poison Spray ( Prepared by tlie United Stntes Department of Agriculture . ) Among the problems incident to gypsy-moth control work are those of applying poison sprays effectively Lead arsenate is the spray most used , but with it Is needed some other substance as a spreader and sticker , preferably some material that will make the spray adhere to &gt; - he leaves throughout the season incite of rain or other weather conditions . Many different substances have been tried for the purpose—soap , glue , casein , molasses , gelatin , glucose , Hour , and various oils . Best Results From Oils . Experiments carried , ou by the bureau of entomology of the United States Department of Agriculture have shown that , of these substances , the oils , especially linseed , fish and co rn oil , gave by far the best results . Linseed oil is the most satisfactory of all , but it is also expensive ; and when after numerous experiments on trees at various stages of growth , it ...
MRS . McCORMICK QUINCY ORATOR FOR LABOR DAY [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 4 September 1929
MRS . McCORMICK QUINCY ORATOR FOR LABOR DAY Six thousand persons listened to Mrs . Ruth Hanna McCormick , congresswoman at large for Illinois , as she delivered a Labor Day speech . Mrs . McCormick was silent regarding candidacy for the United State senate . She did hot touch on politics except in a general way . Labor has arrived at such a mighty position in the social and economic life of our country , she said , that it is interesting to look back upon the days when organized wage earners fought their first battles . She then reviewed the early days of labor disputes , the organization of the first unions and their struggles to maintain their place . Labors Victories for Itself If the children of laborers have better schools , more libraries and greater opportunity for enjoying life and making the most of it , she said , it is due to the efforts of American labor . In these days , when we hear it predicted without surprise that labor will soon have a six hour day and a five day w...
MANY CHANGES IN CHEVROLET MOTOR COMPANY EXECUTIVES [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 4 September 1929
MANY CHANGES IN CHEVROLET MOTOR COMPANY EXECUTIVES Several executive changes in Chevrolet Motor Company , which became effective September 1 , were announced yesterday by H . J . Klingler , vice-presi-dent and general sales manager . M . D . Douglas , formerly assistant geneisiL . jsales . . .. manager ,,, has , been apIpotiVtetf leTieia - ^ ager , a position heretofore held by J . P . Little , who goes to ; General Motors . R . IC . Whte , who formerly was general sales promotion manager and recently Atlanta zone manager has been appointed advertising manager , succeeding J . B . . Grimm , Jr ., who , after occupying the position for 5 years , has been summoned to General Motors . | J . C . Chick , who has been regional sales manager at Flint , has been brought into the central offices to assume Mr . Dauglas place as assistant general sales manager . C . L . Alexander , Chicago zone sales manager for several years is to go to Flint , succeeding Chick as regional fiiles manager . R ...
UNITED STATES CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 4 September 1929
UNITED STATES CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION General Clerical — Field Service The United States Civil Service Commission announces an open competitive examination for General Clerk , field service , at Joliet , Illinois . Vacancies occuring in general clerical positions in the Federal classified service in the vicinity of the places of examination at entrance salary ranging from $ 1200 to $ 1700 per year will be filled from this examination . If it is found in the interest of the service , any vacancy may be filled by reinstatement , transfer , or promotion . Citizenship and Sex . —This examination is open to all citizens of the United States who meet the requirements ; the department or office requesting certification of eligibles has the legal right to specify the sex desired . Age . —Applicants must have reached their eighteenth but not their fiftieth birthday on the date of the close of receipt of applications . Age limits do not apply to persons entitled to preference because of mil...
WHEAT YIELD LOSS IN 26 COUNTRIES [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 4 September 1929
WHEAT YIELD LOSS IN 26 COUNTRIES U . S . 29 Crop 2 , 208 , 223 , 000 Bu . ; Last Year 2 , 347 , 665 , 000 . Washington . —Wheat production in twenty-six countries is estimated at 2 , 20 S , 223 , 000 bushels compared with 2 , 347 , 065 , 000 last year , according to the United States Department of Agriculture . These countries in 192 S had about 00 per cent of the world s wheat production outside Russia and China . Estimates for sixteen European countries total 047 , 330 , 000 bushels , compared with 1 , 012 , 508 , 000 in 192 S . Production of wheat and the other principal grain crops in Prussia , according to an official estimate August 1 , is below that of last year . Prussia usually has about 00 per cent of Germany s total wheat crop , 57 per cent of the barley crop , 70 per cent of the oats crop and more than 75 per cent of the rye crop . The Prussian winter wheat crop is estimated at 50 , 414 , 000 bushels and spring wheat 0 , 357 , 000 bushels . The total wheat crop is put nt...
FARM BOARD OFFERS RELIEF TO GROWERS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 4 September 1929
FARM BOARD OFFERS RELIEF TO GROWERS Grain Men to Be Allowed Short Time Loans . Chicago . —The federal farm board for the first time announced a definite policy of extending credit relief to grain farmers when , at the close of an organization meeting of the Farmers National Grain corporation held here , Alexander Legge , chairman , issued a statement outlining conditions under which growers will be . brought under the benefits of the federal board . This statement gives the general plan by which loans on grain in warehouses may be pledged as security for short-time loans . The statement follows : Whenever co-operative elevators , terminal associations and grain pool organizations have obtained loans from a federal intermediate credit bank , the federal farm board will make an additional advance of 10 cents a bushel on unhedged grain . This advance will be made on the same storage receipts or documents which have been accepted by the intermediate credit bank , these papers to be depo...