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2 , 000 ARE KILLED IN PERSIAN QUAKE [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 8 May 1929
2 , 000 ARE KILLED IN PERSIAN QUAKE Thousands Are Homeless and Without Food Supply . Teheran . —Two thousand were killed and many . thousands are homeless and without food as the result of a terrific earthquake ; in the Khorasan province in northeast Persia . Twelve distinct shocks were felt within 24 hours . In the town of Bujriurd 400 stores and more than 400 . residences were destroyed and it was impossible to estimate the number of bodies , buried beneath the debris . ¦ Twenty villages . Jn the same district were ¦ , entfiely ^ destroyed , and airiiu ^ P ® dreds | 6 f -death s are reported from the t town of Shlrwan and all the live-stock there was killed . Other nearby villages suffered severely , but as yet ; no detailed reports have been received . It is reported that at one place the ground ; was broken open to a width : of three yards and that the cleft extends for 18 miles . Meanwhile millions of locusts are covering all of eastern . Persia . The sky is darkened by the swa...
Mexicans , Two Americans Held in Smuggling Plot [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 8 May 1929
Mexicans , Two Americans Held in Smuggling Plot New York . —Salvador Ateca , said to have been paymaster of the Mexican rebel army , was being held in jail while his black bag containing about $ 750 , 000 in gold , securities and deposit certificates was in possession of federal authorities .. His secretary , Antonio-JIaqueo , and two Americans , Russell Matthews , assistant immigration director at El Paso , and W . H . Fryer , former assistant Unted States district attorney at El Paso , were arrested together , the latter two being released on bond . The two Mexicans had been . arrested at Kansas City in connection with smuggling an airplane from the United States to the rebels and fled here after posting ball of . $ 5 , 000 each . Ateca claims the money is his . He was supposed to be seeking to escape to Spain . |
National 4-H Club Camp , Washington , June 19-25 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 8 May 1929
National 4-H Club Camp , Washington , June 19-25 Washington . —One hundred and sixty of , the most representative future farmers and home makers in the United States will gather in Washington with the advent of summer and talk to their more than 700 , 000 associates on the farms back home through a nation-wide network of stations associated with the National Broadcasting company . The occasion is the third annual national 4-H club camp , June 19 to 25 , held on the grounds of the United States Department of Agriculture and sponsored by the extension division of the department . King Decorates General Booth London . —King George has made Gen . Bramwell Booth , deposed head of the . Salvation Army , a member of the order of Companions of Honor . U . S ; Line * Plan Ocean Air Service New York . —A transatlantic air service Is planned by the United States Lines , to be operated In conjunction with the company s , shipping business . As a preliminary to the ocean line , the United States...
The Weekly HisSrical [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 8 May 1929
The Weekly HisSrical ¦ acfrc-y ;* , .. .. . - . H . E . EHLERS . One of the well known men of Beecher is H . E . Ehlers , who is cashier of the Farmers State Bank of , Beecher . He was born in Washington Township , Will County , the , son of Herman and Louise ( Meyer ) Ehlers . Herman Ehlers came to the United States from Germany where he was born , in 1854 , and settled west of Chicago . About 1870 he removed to Washington Township , Will County , where he owned and operated a mill until 1888 . He then located on a farm east of Grant Park . For a time he resided at Beecher ; but later lived retired in Chicago , where he died in 1913 . His wife was born at Madison , 111 . . She is also deceased . Mr . and Mrs . Ehlers are bureid in Forest Home Cemetery , Chicago . They were the parents of nine children , of whom H . E ., the subject of this sketch , was the third in order of birth . * - ^ ., H . E . Ehlers is a graduate of the public schools of Washington Township and later attended...
Sidewalk Artist Copies Work of "Old Masters " [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 8 May 1929
Sidewalk Artist Copies Work of Old Masters London . —Persons coming out of Burlington . House , Piccadilly , where the $ 15 , 000 , 000 exhibition of Dutch paintings is In progress , have been amazed to see beautiful copies of some of the principal exhibits painted in the streetiavement nearby . The street artist , who refused to reveal his name , has . surprised experts by his ability , and It has been learned that he at one time exhibited in the Paris solon and showed signs of becoming an eminently successful . artist .- - » •..
SAFE PLANTING DATES FOR WARME SEASON CROPS IN ILLINOIS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 8 May 1929
SAFE PLANTING DATES FOR WARME SEASON CROPS IN ILLINOIS The term warm season crops is applicable to that group of plants which require relatively high temperatures for favorable germination , growth , and development . The . season of some , such as peppers , eggplant , tomatoes , and sweet potatoes , is advanced by planting in hotbeds or greenhouses . Seed of lima beans , squash , melons , ] and cucumbers are planted at the same season that the plants of the grpup including tomatoes are transplanted . Safe planting dates for these crops are about May 1 for extreme southern counties , May 15 for central Illinois , and . June 1 for sections near the Wisconsin line . Sweet com . and string beans may be planted with reasonable safety at least- two weeks in advance of the dates mentioned . There is always danger of- disease and insect infestations from southern growth plants . It is advisable , therefore , either to grow the plants „ or purchase them from reliable local growers . ; .. Th...
TENANT FARMER INSTALLS WATER SYSTEM FOR $ 30 . 00 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 8 May 1929
TENANT FARMER INSTALLS WATER SYSTEM FOR $ 30 . 00 what $ 30 did toward modernizing the rented farm home of a young Kane county tenant farmer and his wife has come to light in connection with the present state campaign and contest for running water , in every Illinois farm home . The project recently was launched by the extension service of the College of Agriculture , University of Illinois and the Illinois Home Bureau Federation , cooperating . In the Kane county case , Mr . and Mrs . W . R . Eygabrood put a simple water system in the kitchen of their rented farm home at a cost of only 1 2-3 cents a day for the period of . their five-year 1 / ase . Their experiences are cited as evidence that •home owners and operators of modest means can enter the state contest and modernize their homes without the . expenditures of large sums of money .
FAKE REMEDY BUSINESS DRAINS MILLIONS FROM MID-WEST FARM PURSES [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 8 May 1929
FAKE REMEDY BUSINESS DRAINS MILLIONS FROM MID-WEST FARM PURSES Running up into millions of dollars , the uack and fake remedy business is one of the heaviest-drains upon the livestock industry of . the middle west , according to Dr . Robert Graham , chief in animal pathology and hygiene at the College of Agriculture , University of . Illinois . Stock owners could save money and at the same time keep their animals healthier if 90 per cent 1 . ( if the so-called wonder-working remedies were discarded and replaced with common sense and veterinary care , he believes . Worthless remedies would get many more millions of farmers money were it not for the work of the federal food , drug and insecticide admit , istration , it was pointed out . The constant , vigilance maintained in this work protects farmers from many of the worthless concoctions flooding the market and holding out impossible hopes for the cure and prevention of every sort of antmal disease . Active and persistent prosecutio...
" ¦ u jumvsnraa- > iurKeys . =-, T ;~ -- - EBONY SOYBEAN SEED FIRST TO SELL-OUT [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 8 May 1929
¦ u jumvsnraa- &gt; iurKeys . =-, T ;~ -- - EBONY SOYBEAN SEED FIRST TO SELL-OUT We have been notified by the Funk Bros . Seed Company that they are all sold out of Ebony soybeans which has been the principal variety used in this country for hay . They state , however , that they still have a fair supply of their Haymixture left , which has been quite popular with a number of our dairymen . In spite of the fact that alfalfa has proven to be a very uncertain -crop throughout the . country , we still , believe that our dairymen should hot be entirely discouraged with it . We are advocating the use of beans as a substitute for alfalfa and clover , not permanently but until such time as . a desirable stand of the former more valuable crops can be secured . Those who are planning to grow beans for hay this year and have not already secured the seed should do so at the earliest time possible . The Farm Bureau has been able to secure beans for its members at wholesale prices . Any ...
ILLINOIS FARMERS NEED NOT GIVE ALFALFA "SPARE-ROOM" CARE [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 8 May 1929
ILLINOIS FARMERS NEED NOT GIVE ALFALFA SPARE-ROOM CARE Alfalfa no longer need be considered a strangerwithin the farmer s gates , kept in his spare room or best field , and otherwise pampered , according to F . C . Gault , assistant in soil experiment fields at the College of Agriculture , University of Illinois . Instead , it can be grown in the regular rotatoin as a biennial legume , provided the soil is well drained , adapted to alfalfa and properly limed if need be , he said . In the semi-arid regions farther . west where the rainfall is comparatively light and where weeds are easily controlled it is common practice to let alfalfa occupy a field from five to ten years or even longer before . plowing it up . Attempts have been made to follow this same method of growing alfalfa in Illinois . However , the more humid climate and the accompanying plant diseases have shortened the life of the plants , thinning the stand , and permitting weed and grass to overrun the field . Now , man...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 8 May 1929
ffi U—y—¦—» Go CDother i-M ^ ^ m « ffiMother is the dearest word in any mortal torigue ; Over all the earth so wide we hear her praises sung . Through the greening valleys , now that springhas j come again , Hear the crooning lullaby that crowns the sohgsv of men ; Ease your heart , dear mother mine , and tHrow- ; your cares away- ; - § 0 • . . Rest your busy hands and smile ,-for this , dear ,. is your day ! « . . J iiri v May 12 is Mother s Day . ji ^\ . ¦ * . , Tj * ~ - ¦ 1 JJ- I f
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 8 May 1929
c&lt;^pCDothers^Dajf&lt;&lt;^?Mothers Day which is the second Sundayjjin May , falls on next Sunday , May 12 this year , and will be objerved throughout the United States in response to the annual proclamation by the President . ^ YMmi ^^ As is well known , the object of the day ^^^^ ecall memo- . ries of the mothers who have passed ., tq , the \ bBpn ^^ and J T tO | J &gt; ay ; . special tributes of affection to those &gt; tliving ^^ S ^^ I » Bl for the x day is the white carnation , emblematic , bf , | t ^^ ra ^^^ TOauty , and fidelity of a mother s love . By some a . ^ eopMnHM ^ iA . worn in honor of a living mother . ^ -jfJES ; tOt Miss Anna Jarvis of Philadelphia originav ^ jthe . idea of Mothers Day which was observed in severabilities \\ tC 1910 ^ custom being extended rapidly in the followingWears . ; r Congress in 1913 passed a resolution offwd % yiGongressman J . Thos . Heflin , of Alabama , now A Senator , 1 recommending observance ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 8 May 1929
•5 M is for the million things she gave ^ me , O means only that she is growing , ojd , T is for the tears she shed to save rhe , H is for her heart of purest gold , E is for her eyes with love light shining , R is right , and right she will always * be . Put them all together they spell MOTHER , - a word ^ that means a word of love , sympathy arid understanding to all mankind . j x —Howard ; Johnson . - r f ** i-
* - - _ ..-. ' - * Radio Waves Mix % Texts of 3 Speakers * [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 8 May 1929
* - - _ ..-. - * Radio Waves Mix % Texts of 3 Speakers * $ Concordia , Kan . —Three sta- * J ; tions on the same wave length $ * resulted In the following state- A ^ ments on a radio here : * * The Old Testament tells us * J ; that baby chicks should detour $ * one j mile south of Sallnn . and * $ listen to the word of the proph- ^| * ets . After passing through * % Leavenworth , turn north to % * Jericho . A bond-Issue Is being * talked of in the Holy City . % S The radio fan discovered that : * * one radlocaster was a minister , , * S one a man giving condition of $ S the roads , and the other a . lee- . * S turer on poultry . j | y &lt;* * , . » o o o . . o ., v . . v v v \ r % . w ^ .. , » . » . » . . . » W * M AAA A I JIA II AAAJLAAJIAAAAJLAJIAAA A *
Pa . LWffiamsorw ^ jsa fS ^ T ? S « xaeUoiv »« 5 w [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 8 May 1929
Pa . LWffiamsorw ^ jsa fS ^ T ? S « xaeUoiv »« 5 w An All-Illinois breakfast w-as a feature of the meeting of the United States Chamber of Commerce Ih Washington . recently . Leading business men of Illinois , members of congress and government oflicials . were present . : A group of election bills introduced by Senator Norman G . Flngg , Moro , and ^ Lowell B . Mason , Oak Park , have pasgedfthe senate . They change the date for filing petitions and make workable the absent voters act . The house committee on judiciary has reported out with amendments the bill Introduced by Representative Frank , \ A . McCarthy , Elgin , aimed to stop the various organizations in the state , which purport to give police powers to . members . The senate has passed the bill Introduced by Senator Charles Baker . Monroe Center , which strengthens the dance hall bill by providing that boards of supei visors may refuse licenses for dance halls upon adoption iOf n resolution placing a ban on them . ^ Mrs ...