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Tuesday "Thieves' Day" [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 16 October 1929
Tuesday Thieves Day Tuere is a saying among criminals that Tuesday is robbers day . It is considered a lucky day on which to embark on a crime . And there is an old tradition that if , a crook commits a crime on that day and is not caught he will be successful the rest of the year and will not be punished for his crime . ? OR SALE—Hereford cattle for sale . 87 cows with calves , 98 springer cows , 12 S two-year old springer heifers , 156 two-year old -steers , 246 yearling 1 steers , 238 yearling heifers , 437 weaned calves , 5 registered bulls . Females all T . B . tested ,- can be sort , ed to suit purchaser . Clemmie Ruggles , Fairfield , Iowa . Box 456 . Tel ephone 702 .
Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 16 October 1929
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Page 8 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 16 October 1929
SEE THE NEW FRESHHANMASTERPIECE RADIO SIX TUBES One Dial Table Model As Low as $ 49 . 50 ( QgSSEsP Joliet , Illinois JOLIET BATTERY COMPANY TELEPHONE 4824 619 E . Clinton Street ¦ Joliet , Illinois DONAHOE MOTOR COMPANY 639 CASS STREET JOLIET ANY SIZE CAR WASH WE CHANGE OIL For Four-Cylinder Cars , 5 qts For Six-Cylinder Cars , 7 qts Simonizing Our Specialty Polishing , Top Dressing , and Greasing $ 1 . 65 . 90 c . $ 1 . 25 «« ec »\ lRftwa ^ 8 ^ B ^ lKf « iTTW » Bt r * o I ta S &amp; SSJBsMVslMW iikMrSMMMMWSm I • ^\ 1 j ^ J ^ £ S £ mmw %£ Dm \ AI ^ BB ^ B ^ BSSSSBB I and Mailing List Catalog Gives counts and Drjces on over 8 . 000 . different linos of business . No matter what your business , in this book you will , And the . number of your prospective customers listed . Valuable information Is also given as to how you can use the mails to secure , orders and Inquiries for your products or services . . Write for Your FREE Copy R . L . POLK &amp; CO ., Detroit , Mich ...
" BLENDING ?; I SEED CORN lis MOT MAGIC . METHOD ¦; . ; OF RAISING MELD [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 23 October 1929
BLENDING ?; I SEED CORN lis MOT MAGIC . METHOD ¦; . ; OF RAISING MELD Blending seed corn , which has had some publicity i during the past two or three years as a new method of increasing yield , isnt as effective a method as some may think it is , according to Dr . C . M . Woodworth , in charge of plant breeding at th ^ College of Agriculture U . of I . . Urideir the new method , the seed of two varieties or strains is mixed together and planted . The intercrossing that follows is said to result in a blend highly , beneficial to the crop yield . . * -- t * r In the , flrst ^ place , Dr . Woodworth explained , onlyi about half the kernels produced by the plants grown from the mixed seed will * be a result of a cross between the two- varieties . This comes about from the tact that three possible kinds of ^ crosses can occur ; ( 1 ) beween plants of one ; variety , - ( 2 ) between the plants of the ^ outer . variety , and ( 3 ) between plants of ^ he two varieties . The relativdKfreque...
10 FOREIGN OFFICES TO BOOST MARKETING [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 23 October 1929
10 FOREIGN OFFICES TO BOOST MARKETING Scheme Is Recommended by Federal Farm Board . Washington . —A broad program for the development of a world-wide market for American agricultural products , one answer to this countrys surplus problem , was recommended to Arthur M . Hyde , secretary of agriculture , by the federal farm board following a meeting of board members with members of the departments of agriculture and commerce . The board proposed that ten foreign offices be established , each to . be designated as an agricultural attache of the American embassy . ; Tbe ; Vofficers would be located in such places as to give them command over a wide territory embracing most of the principal countries , and would be charged with extending the marketing and marketing outlook service . Washington . —The senate has confirmed the nominations of the eight members of . the federal farm board by decisive majorities . All but three were o . . k . d with but one dissenting vote . Confirmation of t...
Blue and Gray Dedicate Memorial to War Heroes [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 23 October 1929
Blue and Gray Dedicate Memorial to War Heroes : Memphis , Tenn . —Veterans of the Blue and Gray Joined in paying tribute to Illinois Civil war dead at the recent dedication of th » Illinois memorial . The memorial stands in the midst of row after row of graves where lie the 2 , 000 men of Illinois who fell beneath the bluffs of Chickasaw . It is in the National cemetery on the fields where the battle raged . Chinese Famine Spreads Shanghai . —The famine conditions in north China are becoming more serious as hundreds of fatalities are said to be • occurring daily . Grain brings prices ranging upward from . $ 12 or $ 15 a bushel . Howley to Pilot Reds Cincinnati . —Dan ; Howley , former manager of the St . Louis Browns , will manage the Cincinnati Reds next year , It was announced . Harry Heilman . long with Detroit , has been signed .
PARLIAMENT OUT OF DATE [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 23 October 1929
PARLIAMENT OUT OF DATE George Bernard Shaw . London . —The present parliamentary system of Great Britain is believed by George Bernard Shaw , Socialist and dramatist , to be as out of date as the galleys of Julius Caesar . In an address on democracy he said : Our present parliamentary system can no more , do the work of a modern state than Julius Caesar s galleys could do the work of a modern : engine . We must bring up our children to be better citizens than we are ourselves , and we ^ are not doing that nt present . There is only one country that is doing that , and that is Russia .
5 MILLIONS NEEDED FOR FARM RESEARCH [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 23 October 1929
5 MILLIONS NEEDED FOR FARM RESEARCH President Advised by Representatives of 33 Groups . Washington . —The farm relief pro-, gram of , the administration will not be sufficiently helpful unless more adequate appropriations are made for fact-finding research Into many pressing agricultural problems , President Hoover : was Informed by the representatives of 33 national farm , industrial and commercial organizations . At least $ 5 , 000 , 000 additional is needed /; in ; , tlie -next , annual . budget _ o the Department of Agrlc uTtufeTomeet the demands that are being made upon it for facts that can be obtained only through careful investigation . Chester H . Gray , Washington representative of the American Farm Bureau Federation , spokesman for the entire group , told the President . The federal farm board , for instance , Is daily faced with the need for reliable farm facts ranging from the elements of cost of production to possible markets for farm products , Mr . Gray said . The de...
Flour for Winter Stored ; in Churches by Russia [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 23 October 1929
Flour for Winter Stored ; in Churches by Russia Moscow . —To prevent a possible shortage of bread this winter in . the industrial centers the Soviet union government is storing millions of sacks of flour in the churches throughout the country , the present storehouses and grain elevators having proved inadequate . Bread is still rationed to the population . October 27 , Roosevelt Day Albany , N . ST . —October 27 has been proclaimed as Theodore Roosevelt day by Acting Gov . Herbert H . Lehman . The day will mark the seventyfirst anniversary of the late President . • Michigan Nine Returns Home Ann Arbor , Mich . —The University of Michigan baseball team has returned home from Its tour of Japan where It won . all but two of thirteen games .
HOOVER AT WATERWAY EDISON CELEBRATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 23 October 1929
HOOVER AT WATERWAY EDISON CELEBRATIONS President Stresses Import ance of Both Events . Cincinnati , Ohio . —President Hoovers stamp of approval on the progress made in the building up of the nation s inland waterway system by the completion of canalization of the Ohio river from Pittsburgh to Cairo , 111 ., providing an open route for movement of the products of a rich territory to the Gulf of Mexico , met with , the heartiest applause of the residents of territory most vitally affected . Combining a trip for the purpose of aiding in . the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of Thomas A . Edison s invention ; of the incandescent electric lamp at Dearborn , Mich ., and the celebration at Cincinnati and Louisville of the completion of the canalization of the Ohio river with a nine-foot cimnnel from Pittsburgh to Cairo , 111 ., afforded one of the most picturesque journeys a President ever embarked upon . ^ Arriving at Dearborn on the President s special , Mr . Hoover Was met by Mr...
Greatest Dirigible in 300-Mile Trial Flight [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 23 October 1929
Greatest Dirigible in 300-Mile Trial Flight Cardingcon , Bedfordshire , England . —Those aviation experts of this country who have supported the building _ of huge dirigibles saw the vindication of their theories a few days ago when the mammoth R-101 , the much criticized government-built airship , returned safely to her mooring mast at the royal airship works here after a completely successful 300-mile trial flight , which lasted 4 hours and 34 minutes and included London in its itinerary . The R-101 is 732 feet long and 132 feet in maximum diameter , with a capacity in her 10 gas bags of 5 , 000 ,- 000 cubic feet . She is thus shorter but thicker and considerably larger than the Graf Zeppelin , which is 770 feet long and 100 feet in diameter , and . has a gas capacity of 3 , 700 , 000 cubic feet . Wife , 75 , Slays Husband , 78 New York . —Unable longer to endure the cruelty . which , she said , had marked the last ten ot her fifty years of married life , Mrs . Laura M . Titus , a...
I Wfll GH , nty F « m Bom . I [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 23 October 1929
I Wfll GH , nty F « m Bom . I LEONARD W . BRAHAM , Farm Adviser LANDOWNERS MEET TO STUDX PROPOSED POWER LINE ROUTES Plan to Work Out Agreement Which Will Be Fair to All Parties . Committees of Landowners appointed by the Farm Bureau s in Henry , Bureau , Whiteside , Lee , Ogle and Stephenson counties met on October 16 and 17 to consider the proposed power lie routes of the Superpower Company between Kewanee and Dixon and the 11 Hois Northern Utilities Company between Dixon and Freepont . The object of the meeting held on Wednesday , October 16 , in Whiteside county was to discuss the KewaneeDixon route so as to remove certain objections that the least possible dan * age be done to tillable land . The Superpower Company has completed its preliminary survey and proposes a Hue supported by tall towers running diagonally northesst from Kewanee to Dixon . The landowners - committee may offer an alternative route to minimize the damage to form landsi The Superpower company , jt is underst...
REDUCED SUPPLBES PROMISE RISING TREND IN SWINE [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 23 October 1929
REDUCED SUPPLBES PROMISE RISING TREND IN SWINE A reduction in hog supplies which will favor better prices during the year just ahead and possibly into the 19301931 season is promised farmers and stockmen , by conditions and indications at the present time according to Dr . L . J . Norton , of the agricultural economics division , College of Agriculure , University of Illinois . Chiefly because of a smaller farrow during , the last spring ; there will be at least 5 per cent fewer hogs marketed during the twelve-month period beginning October 1 than during , the year ended with that date , Dr . Norton reported . Furthermore , the shorter crop of corn which is in the . offing at this time and the probable price of the corn will lead to the marketing of hogs year than was the case the year before , at lighter weights during the coming These conditions will combine to reduce supplies of hogs and thereby raise the The expert outlook also is more favorable at this time because of , the hig...
SIGNUP IN SOYBEAN CO -OPERATIVE BEGINS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 23 October 1929
SIGNUP IN SOYBEAN COOPERATIVE BEGINS No Radical - ^ Change in Present Plan of Selling Contemplated Signing lip the membership in the Soybean Marketing Association was scheduledto begin with- a meeting of the . county advisory councils in .. the Jacksonville territory in Jacksonville on ; Tuesday , October 22 . Advisory councils consisting of seveav men . from each of the counties of Morgan , Scott , Macoupi , Sangamon , Cass , Menard ,, and Greene are to meet with Harrison Fahrnkopf , director of grain marketing for the Illinois Agricultural . Association , and county ; farm advisers on that date . The Soybean marketing -Association launched at : Decatur on October 9 was organized for ; the following purposes . 1 . —To represent soybean growers in the commercial problems of the industry . 2 . —To negotiate with buyers of beans on prices , and terms of sale for beans grown by its members except those for seed . 3 , —To make local arrangements for shipping put beans so that . they may...
RARE BIRDS TAKEN ^ iifF ^ liii ^ eeAST [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 23 October 1929
RARE BIRDS TAKEN ^ iifF ^ liii ^ eeAST Collectors Get Specimens of Queer Species . &gt; . Corpus--Christi , Texas—An expedition headed by Dr . Francis Harper , under the auspices of the Academy of Natural Science of Philadelphia , , has been visiting several islands off the Gulf coast of Texas to collect specimens of birds and other animal life peculiar to this region . During their stay they gathered 230 specimens of birds and 45 specimens of rodents . Many rare specimens of birds were obtained on Lydia-Ann island , three miles north of Port Aransas . This island , about two square-miles , is not inhabited . It was there that a frigate bird , which had a spread of wings seven feet six inches was- killed . The frigate bird-nests along the southern coast of Mexico early In . the spring . It migrates north arid returns In the winter . When tired , it perches on some tree or other tall object . Frigate Bird a Pirate . ¦ T , he frigate bird gets Its food by floating lazily above...