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Tried Sows Found Most Profitable as Breeders [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 2 October 1929
Tried Sows Found Most Profitable as Breeders Old sows may be more profitable than gilts for next spring s crop of pigs , says E . F . Ferrin of the animal husbandry department at University Farm . The spring pigs grown this year have had . very , scanty grain allowances , consequently most of the gilts are small and undersized , he ? says . These gilts are more miniature and undeveloped than . during ordinary seasons . The litters from gilts such as these are apt to be disappointing next spring . JOn some farms there are thin sows still in the prime of breeding efficiency that have not yet been fattened for market because of the scarcity of grain during the summer . These sows will yield a good profit if bred to farrow . next spring , providing they take the place of the undersized gilts . The sows can be bred to farrow earlier than the gilts and . . accordingly late farrowing of next . year s , crop can be avoided . - - : ¦•¦¦ , • A yearling or two-year-old sow will farrow and rais...
FALL PIGS EXACT BEST MANAGEMENT [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 2 October 1929
FALL PIGS EXACT BEST MANAGEMENT Q UITE STOCKS Should Run on Forage After Weaning to Get Start . Fall pigs should be given a chance to run on forage crops for a time after weaning , says . the animal husbandry department of the Ohio State university . This practice will give them a better start for the long winter mouths . Fall pigs demand the best of attention to feeding and handling if they are to be profitable to the grower . During the growing and fattening periods concentrates fed to the pigs should be of high energy value with some protein supplement , or a combination of protein supplements . Corn probably Is the best feed from the point of energy value , but must be balanced with higU protein foods . Skim milk and buttermilk , both of them high in protein and mineral matter , are good to balance grains . Two and one-half to three pounds of milk should be fed with one pound of corn for 50-pound pigs . As . the animals grow the proportion of milk may be decreased . Tankage , fi...
Frequent Attention Is Needed by Self-Feeder [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 2 October 1929
Frequent Attention Is Needed by Self-Feeder One advantage of the self-feeder is that it will probably save some labor , but the amount of labor saved depends somewhat on the size and type of the feeder . A small feeder requires frequent fllling , and practically all feeders require considerable attention to see that the feed is feeding down properly . Frequent attention should be given to see that feed is not being nosed out and wasted and that , if the feeds are in separate compartments , the hogs are not eating too much of the protein feeds and not enough of the others , or vice versa .
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W W wwwWwwwwwu f w w L » \ 1 * i ^ \ 1 * sir I Live Stock Notes I A shade for the hogs pays . • » • .- Cattle given free access to corn silage and alfalfa will balance their own rations . The greatest mistake In feeding orphan lambs , is in feeding too much and too often . • • • - / Nothing will solve as many problems of the pork producer as will plenty of good pasture . Many stockmen fail to balance their rations because they feel It necessary to feed what they have at hand . * » • Where pastures supplement grain rations for hogs , a saving in concentrate feed Is made , the ration is Improved from a dietetic angle , healthfulness is promoted , and the hog is brought to a marketable age at a lower cost than where grain feeding in pen or dry lot prevails . • • • On many farms a small flock of sheep should be profitable . It does not cost a great deal In either money or labor to keep a flock of sheep , and there is a double return from them in the form of mutton and wool .
Birds Nest in School [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 2 October 1929
Birds Nest in School A pair of blackbirds which built their nest on the clock in the gymnasium at WIncham Hall school , Los-tock-Gralam , Cheshire , England ,, delighted the children by rearing their young within the schoolroom . The birds gained access to the gymnasium through a small window near the root which Is usually left open . Tliej have on ninny occasions fed their young while a lesson was being civen .
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 2 October 1929
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HOUSE EXPECTED TO 0 . K . TARIFF MEASURE [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 9 October 1929
HOUSE EXPECTED TO 0 . K . TARIFF MEASURE Senate Approved Simmons 1 Amendment 47-42 . Washington . —By a vote of 47 to 42 . the senate adopted the Simmons amendment to the tariff bill , taking away from the President the power , . to make changes in duties . It was a triumph for the Democratic-radical coalition on the flexible tariff issue . Thirteen Kepublicans joined with thirty-four Democrats in support of the amendment . One additional Republican was paired in favor of the i amendment , making fourteen to desert the administration . Thirty-eight Kepublicans voted against the amendment , receiving the aid of only four Democrats . The vote represented a decisive defeat for the . President , in view of his recent statement strongly urging retention of the provisions of the present law under which . the Execu- , tive may increase or decrease duties following investigations by the tariff commission . It was another In a series of reverses which Mr . Hoover has suffered in his efforts ...
Senate Votes Quiz on Lobbies and Lobbying [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 9 October 1929
Senate Votes Quiz on Lobbies and Lobbying ; Washington . - — . Without debate and without a roll call , the senate passed the Caraway resolution 1 for a sweeping investigation of lobbies and lobbying . -.- The resolution , .. which originally provided for an inquiry by a special commission , was . -changed to provide that the judiciary committee or a subcommittee of it shall-make the inquiry . While the primary purpose of the investigation will be to inquire into - the numerous allegedtariff lobbies and lobbyists in . . Washington , -, there is little doubt , it will expand into the widest scope arid will include many , other organizations and persons .
Bodenhamer Named New .. ;• Commander of Legion [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 9 October 1929
Bodenhamer Named New .. ;• Commander of Legion Louisville , Ky . —A school teacher -who enlisted in April , 1917 ^ as a prl- . ¦ - ¦ ya te . . arid was discharged as a major of the Nineteenth United States infantry in July , 1010 , thats the story of O . L . Bodenhamer : of El Dorado , Ark ., elected as national commander of the American Legion . He is thir-ty-nine years old and unmarried . At the closing session of the convention here the Legion also elected five national vice commanders : Morton M . David of Denver , Colo . ; Willis M . Brewer of Pontiac , Mich . ; Milton P . Campbell of Cincinnati , Ohio ; Frank Schoble of Philadelphia ,, Pa ., and Jerry Dugan of Wilmington , Del . Hockey Notable Is Dead Winnipeg , Man . —Will Keene , fortynine , internationally known hockey player and referee , is dead at his home r in Winnipeg after a long illness . Kentucky Governor Acquitted s Frankfort , Ky . —The first trial resulting : from the recent indictment , of Governor Sampson , sev...
MCNAB TO AID DRY LAW ENFORCEMENT [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 9 October 1929
MCNAB TO AID DRY LAW ENFORCEMENT Plan to Transfer From Treasury to Dept . of Justice . Washington . —With the hope of obtaining better dry law enforcement , President Hoover has taken action to expedite the transfer of prohibition administration from , the treasury to the Department . of Justice . John McNab , San Francisco lawyer and close personal friend of Mr . Hoover , has been appointed as head of a special body which will studyand formulate changes in federal administration and judicial machinery . In announcing tlie appointment the President : said the recommendations of this group would be submitted to congress for the more effective enforcement of the laws under the Eighteenth amendment . The appointment of McNab followed the failure pf-the . senate to act favorably on President Hoovers request of last June that congress appoint-a spe-cial-joint committee to make an imiriediate study of the advisability of centralizing the responsibility for dry law administration under a s...
TAZEWELL-McLEAN LEFT IN " FIGHT ' FOR THE FARM - BASEBALL HONORS . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 9 October 1929
TAZEWELL-McLEAN LEFT IN FIGHT FOR THE FARM - BASEBALL HONORS . Coining Combat ; Is World s Series to Farm Bureau Baseball Fans . ,-i The World s ^ Series so far as Illinois baseball fans is concerned will be played betweenYAIcLean and Tazewell County Farm- Bureau teams announces the Illinois Agricultural Association . The coming games between the two farm nines , which promises to be played simultaneously with those featuring the Chicago C . ubfe- and Philadelphia Athletics , will decide the championship of the Illinois Farm Bureau Baseball League , an organization , of 21 county nines . ~ i When Tazewell defeated McDonough county in their . hard fought game at Canton on October 2 , score 2 to 1 , it paved the way- for the final combat . McDonough gaVo the 192 S champions a hard nib , winding the second game of their three-game series . Announcement 4 of the final schedule between the twoiprospective 1920 champions will be made as soon as managers of the two ; teams can agree on dat...
PRISON RIOT LEADER KILLED 3 PALS , SELF [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 9 October 1929
PRISON RIOT LEADER KILLED 3 PALS , SELF Brought End to Revolt in Which 12 Were Slain . Canon City , Colo . —Investigation of the recent mutiny of prisoners in the state penitentiary here , in which 12 lives were snuffed out , has resulted in the revelation that one man animated the four criminals who were at the bottom of the revolt which brought the terrible slaughter and the wounding of many others ; as well as the destruction of a large portion of the prison by fire . Danny Daniels , holdup man , was the moving spirit of the break for freedom and is credited with 11 of the killings , including the taking of liis own life . His aides , all of whom he put to death when the futility of further resistance was realized , were . Tames Par- . due , A . H . Davis and George ( Red ) , Riley Seven guards were slaughtered and : four other guards wounded before - Daniels ended the mutiny by committing suicide . y Stories told by convicts and surviving guards indicated that few other prisoner...
New National Wool Co-Op Committee Is Announced [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 9 October 1929
New National Wool Co-Op Committee Is Announced Chicago . —An organization committee headed by L . B . Palmer of Columbus , Ohio , lias been chosen to form the new national wool marketing co-oper-ative which will be established under the new federal farm board law . ; Representatives of the wood mar- j keting agencies met here with Chairman Alexander Legge and other members of the farm board , and at the conclusion of the session a committee : of 15 to organize and incorporate the - new wool marketing association was selected . - : In addition , an advisory committee of seven will be chosen from a list of 21 names of leaders in the wool producing sections of the country submitted to Chairman L egge . The new central selling agency will start with a capital of $ 500 , 600 , according to plans adopted at the tw , oday conference which was attended by representatives of 35 co-operative wool and mohair marketing groups .
Mayor , Police Chief in List of 299 Indicted [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 9 October 1929
Mayor , Police Chief in List of 299 Indicted South Bend , Ind . —Seven months of federal investigation into charges that the prohibition law has corrupted most of northern Indiana was climaxed here when a special grand jury returned indictments naming 299 men and women as having violated the liquor , white slave , narcotic and auto theft laws . The defendants are from East Chicago , Gary , South Bend and Fort Wayne , and included Mayor Ralph P . Hale , Chief of Police James W . Regan , Chief of Detectives Martin Zarkovich of East Chicago . Bank Robbers Escape With $ 50 , 000 Cadillac , Mich . —Five men held up the People s Savings hank here and escaped with about £ 00 , 000 in loot . 6 Children Die in Home Fire Danforth , Maine . — Six children , ranging in age from two to eight years , were burned to death when fire destroyed the farm home of Llewellyn Munsey in West Danforth . N . Y . s Largest Assessment Roll New York . —The largest assessment roll ever published by the city tax ...
WASHINGTON BRIEFS ¦¦¦ ^ ^ ^ " ^¦¦¦¦¦ nMa ^^^ MB ^ Haai ^ MB ^ MMMHMK [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 9 October 1929
WASHINGTON BRIEFS ¦¦¦ ^ ^ ^ ^¦¦¦¦¦ nMa ^^^ MB ^ Haai ^ MB ^ MMMHMK : The co-operative marketing division was transferred . by order of President Hoover from the agriculture department to the federal farm board . ^ A conference of applicants for power to be generated at the Boulder dam was called by Secretary of the Interior Wilbur to convene here on October 14 . A reduction of the cost of carrying the air mail arid a greater equality of compensation for air mail contractors are the objects of a series , of conferences Postmaster General Brown has begun . The Philippine Sugar association has reported to the Department of Agriculture . that unfavorable weather has affected the crop . One trade report says present estimates indicate the crop will not exceed and may be less than last season . Railroads of the East , acting joiritly . appealed to the Interstate Commerce Commission to reopen the rate structure ; case on iron and steel articles , complaining that the basis worked out by th...