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More Than 140 Deaths in Philippines Typhoon [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 11 September 1929
More Than 140 Deaths in Philippines Typhoon Manila . —The number of known f deaths in the typhoon which swept v southern Luzon Island a few days age mounted to more than 140 as add ! tlpnal reports told of the havoc • wrought in a half dozen provinces The . town of Infanta , on the westen ¦ v coast , of Tayabas province , reported W - - . &lt; persons dead . - (&gt; i - i i . ^ * Urge * Bay Colony Stamp * . ) , Boston . —Issuance of a series 01 ¥ , ? stamps , commerorating the ^ three hun - &amp; .,. dredth anniversary of the foundinj lt ^ of the Massachusetts Bay Colony hai y ~ 3 been urged upon Postmaster Genera V-V Walter F . Brown by GOT . Frank G &amp; A « en . - $ &amp; , : ^ ¦ ^ L , - Find Gold In France ^ r —Limoges ,- France . —Gold has beei * : f ; -, Wujcjfc ; jn ftfe neighborhood , accordlpi ^~ l \ to ,-word reaching here which told o ; . - • the discovery of a vein two feet thick
PEER , 75 , FLIES PLANE [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 11 September 1929
PEER , 75 , FLIES PLANE Sir Horace Plunkett London . —At the age of seventy-five , Sir Horace Plunkett , Irish statesman , is learning to fly . He has already handled the stick of a small airplane and is as keen as a boy on-his : new-sport . In reply to a letter from George Bernard Shaw , who said flying at Sir Horace s age was one method of suicide , the statesman replied : I feel safer than in a taxlcab
Baseball Championship Attracts Farm Folks [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 11 September 1929
Baseball Championship Attracts Farm Folks The coming world series which promises to see the Chicago Cubs and the Philadelphia Athletics in action , will not over-shadow the interest of illinois farm folks in the race for the state Farm Bureau baseball championship , says the Illinois Agricultural Association . . . The contest between 21 county teams , 1 all members of the Illinois Farm &lt; B , u ,- reau eague , has narrowed down ; to three contenders from Tazewell , Mc ; Donough , and McLean counties . Tazewell , 1928 championship team , isdefending its title against two dangerous teams both of which are prospective league leaders . The championship ^ will be decided within the next three weeks . McLean county already has shown its strength by defeating the district champions from Cass county , while McDonough exhibited its prowess by no = ing out the strong Henry county , nine m a three-game series decided last week . The present three-cornered fight promibes to give the T...
Busy Bees of Wesley ¦ Hold Achievement Day [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 11 September 1929
Busy Bees of Wesley ¦ Hold Achievement Day The Busy Bees Clothing : Club and the Wide Awake Meal Planning Club of \ Wesley held their , local Achievement Day ,. Thursday evening , August 29 th at the Ritchey Church . There were about seventy-five in attendance . The meeting was . conducted by Lelia Mason and Jeanette Max-shall , presidents of the two clubs . The following program was given ; . Songs , Group singing . Welcome , Jenette : Marshall . , Song , Meal Planning Girls . Style Show by Clothing Club Girlst . Why I Am a Club Member , Ruth Turner . . What a Mother Thinks of Club Work , Mrs . Turner . , Piano Solo , Dorothy Bell . . 4-H Club Pageant , Clothing Club Girls . . . • Song , Meal Planning Girls . Remarks , County Adviser , Mr . L . W . Braham . Remarks , Mrs . Phil Goodwin . Motion Picture , Carry On , Mr . Braham , ¦ :., Song , group singing . At this time Mrs . Goodwin announced the names of the girls chosen for local champions . These girls were chosen for doing the...
Lang to Quit Job as Christ in Passion Play [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 11 September 1929
Lang to Quit Job as Christ in Passion Play Oberammergau , Bavaria . — Anton Lang is anxious to retire from the role of Chrlstus in the decennially producedPassion play of Oberammergau . The famous actor-glass worker added , however , that lie would abide Jt » y ; the decision of the general co , mintttj &amp; i ^ hlch . te • to ^ ni eeCin Sepfemtier to-se-lect a cast for the 1930 performance . ! Lang said he did notfeel that he was growing any stronger in the Interpretation of the leading role , as he wished to do from decade to decade , and that perhaps a younger man should have the role . It Is a great physical strain to hang from the cross for a half hour at a time , he declared . One must also not forget that weather changes , which can take place within a few hours In a mountain village , demand a healthy constitution for acting on an open air stage . Tlte thin tricot which is worn during the crucifixion scene affords little protection against chills or colds , particul...
57-Ton Girder Carried 230 Feet by Flood [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 11 September 1929
57-Ton Girder Carried 230 Feet by Flood Butte , Mont . —Northern Pacific railway engineers , digging In the mud of a usually dry creek bed in eastern Montana , unearthed a treasure of $ 13 ,- 205 . Several weeks ago , a cloudburst carried away a Northern Pacific bridge . Crews discovered that an 87-foot 57 % ton steel girder had completely disappeared . Several days ago engineers saw the rough outline of the missing girder , 230 feet below the bridge site . It was two feet below the surface of the mud , completely buried . The girder represented a cost of $ 13 , 265 . Colony Plan Fail * Vienna . —After 147 years In Russia , the Swedish colony Alt-Schwendorf . has been forced to return to Sweden on account of hunger and poverty , It become known here recently .
BRIAND HAS SCHEME FOR UNITED EUROPE [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 11 September 1929
BRIAND HAS SCHEME FOR UNITED EUROPE Proposition Put Up to Unofficial Conference . Geneva . —Such impetus was given i to . . PremierBriand s plan for .-fovmation of a European confederation that lie at once decided to invite . repre-. jsentatives of all European nations to confer . with . him . on the subject . The conference is to be unofficial and to be devoted largely to examining the possibilities of the vast project . M . Briand plans to reveal to this gathering his own ideas how such a confederation , with political as well as an economic basis , could be created without loss of national sovereignty by the participating governments . He will recommend appointment of a commission for further investigation , should his proposals win favor at the unofficial . conference . At a dinner attended . by-the French Premier , Gustav Stresemann and Ramsay MncDonald , Prime Minister of Great Britain , M . Briand - seized his opportunity-to briefly outline his conception of the European conf...
HOLSTEIN IS A PRODUCER [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 11 September 1929
HOLSTEIN IS A PRODUCER By producing 10 gallons of milk con--tabling 2 . G to 2 . 0 pounds of butterfat daily for 30 r &gt; days , Mt . Vernou Beaty Mead Lady , a five-year-old HolsteinFriesian cow , owned by Carnation Milk Fill-ins of Seattle , Wash ., becomes the OSth Holstein cow to produce more - than - 30 , 000 pounds of milk in a year . At the same time , she qualified as the 137 th Holstein to produce more than 1 , 000 pounds of butterfat in a year . This is more than four times the production of-the average cow . Feeding babies their daily milk supply would be a simple matter with sucli a cow as this , as Lady could provide SO babies : daily with fresh wholesome , easily - digested . milk of moderate fat content . Or she could meet both the milk and butter needs of 30 growing children or adults for a year or could keep the soda counter supplied wllh 100 milk shakes daily . Production for Year . The production of Lady is 30 ,- 049 . 6 pounds of milk containing 1022 . 4...
Famous , Southern University [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 11 September 1929
Famous , Southern University ; Lincoln Memorial university Isan Institution for higher education founded , in 1897 , near Cumberland Gap , Tenn . The university was estab lished largely through the efforts of Gen . Oliver Otis Howard . It is non sectarian . The purpose of the uni versity is to furnish educational ad vantages to dwellers in the mountain regions of Tennessee and other states ¦ Lhe university owns about 000 acresof land , whir-h include a beautiful campus .
End of Historic Ship [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 11 September 1929
End of Historic Ship The steamship Savannah made tile first . -transatlantic-voyage In 1 S 19 . In 1820 it was sold by the original own ers . The : machinery was removed and sold to the Alliance Iron works of New York . The vessel was then employed as a sailing ship between New York and . ; Savannah until she was -wrecked oh Long-Island In 1822 . Not Derived From Banana Banana oil is not . a product of the banana plant . Banana oil is so named on account of the odor Imparted b . v ts amyl acetate constituent . This Is a mixture of equal parts of nmyl acetate , acetone and benzine , with just enough pyroxylin dissolved therein to give the finished product sufficient body .
The Great Failure [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 11 September 1929
The Great Failure What is the great lailnre ? Theit are many kinds of failure . . Perhapsthere is none more serious , more fun dnmenta ! than the failure to n sfiuiut the leadership of which you are capn . ble . Until Indifference and mental laziness are eradicated ; the human be ing is hardly worth , the room he occu pies . —Grove Patterson , in the Mobilf Register
. WASHINGTON BRIEFS I [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 11 September 1929
. WASHINGTON BRIEFS I George P . Summerlin of Rayvllle , . La ., American minister to Honduras , has been transferred to the legation at Venezuela . • • The national commission on law observance and enforcement has resumed executive sessions here after a months recess . Headed by the . federal farm board , nominations for all of his recess appointments have been sent to the senate for confirmation by President Hoover . The Treasury department has refunded to Allis-Clialmers Manufacturing company , Milwaukee , Wis ., the sum of $ 55 , 011 as an over assessment on taxes for the year 1920 . Senator Arthur Capper of Kansas is heading a drive for a secretary of education in the Presidents cabinet . He introduced a bill in ¦ the senate which would create a separate department of public education . The grape and raisin industry will be thoroughly investigated by the federal farm board , according to C . C . McTeague , a member , who said a shortage this year would aid in stabilizing the ma...
Growing and Fattening of Hogs During Summer [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 11 September 1929
Growing and Fattening of Hogs During Summer The growing and fattening of hogs in the summer time without the use-of some good pasture crop is usually an uneconomical practice . A saving of from 15 to 25 per cent of the total amount of grain and supplements may be expected through the use of forage . It may even be possible in some cases with an abundance of legume forage to obtain fairly satisfactory gains for a time on forage alone , but the greatest returns will be obtained when grain is fed in addition to the . forage at the rate of three or four pounds per day for each 100 pounds live weight . When the grain feed is very much limited on pasture , naturally less grain will be used in making the early gains , but as in the experiment cited above , eventually a total of more grain may be required to finish the hogs and the time required will be longer .
Fundamental -Problem in Farm Electrification [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 11 September 1929
Fundamental -Problem in Farm Electrification The one fundamental problem in the spread of farm electrification is to get the farmer now without electricity to have it installed on his place either through the individual electric plant or the power line . The use of electricity by the / greatest number of farm people in the lightening of their daily tasks and improvement of their home life is of greater importance , it must be agreed , than getting a comparatively few farmers to use an excessive amount of current and neglecting the great bulk of . farm . ? now without electricity of any kind .
Use : for Combine [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 11 September 1929
Use : for Combine In harvesting small grain with a combined harvester-thresher it Is necessary to wait from seven to ten days longer than when cutting with a binder in order to reduce the moisture content of the harvested grain . As the grain gets dead ripe , it dries out very rapidly , and letting If stand even a day or so longer will frequently make a big difference , resulting in a higher grade of grain produced . Evil in Satiety I hold this to be the rule of life : IToo much of anything is bad . —Terence . ; »
When War Did Good [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 11 September 1929
When War Did Good When General Sherman made hip devastating march to the sea his horses scattered the seed of I . espcde Ka , or Japanese clover seed which is now making many Southern farmers rich . —Farm and Fireside . Roughing It Roughing it , in this red-blooded age , consists in spending a week si a mountain shack where the plumbing isnt concealed and thfe isnt a single full-length mirror . —Los Angeles Times . .
Cosmopolitan Antioch [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 11 September 1929
Cosmopolitan Antioch The ancient city of Antioch , which is represented liy the . city of Antio chia , Is about 310 miles north ot Jerusalem . The present population Is about 28 , 000 . of which about 4 . 000 ore ^ Christians , The Antiochians have been from the earliest a cosmopolitan people , consisting of Jews . Syrians . Greeks and Romans .