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U . OF I . SHORT COURSE TO COVER LAND APPRAISAL PROBLEMS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
U . OF I . SHORT COURSE TO COVER LAND APPRAISAL PROBLEMS Appraising farm real estate for loan purposes will be-stripped of its guesswork in a bankers and land appraisers short course , November 7 and 8 , announced today by Dean II . AV . Mumford , of the College of Agriculture , University of Illinois . 1 irst of its kind to be staged in the state , the course was arranged at the request of the Mortgage Bankers Association of America . The program has Jjeen planned to include the annual two-day bankers short course , conducted for the . past several years by the college at the request of the Illinois Bankers Association . Everything that goes into the scientific appraisal .-of farm rear estate , from the origin of the soil itself to the type of man running the farm , will be considered during the course . Prominent among the outside speakers who will be brought to the college for the event are D . Howard Doane , . head of a land appraising and farm managing company of St . Louis , M...
YOUNGEST EXHIBITOR , 26 , SCREEN GRID OPENER [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
YOUNGEST EXHIBITOR , 26 , SCREEN GRID OPENER The youngest exhibitc-r at tlie Radio Show . in Chicago , at ! the . Colfcfc . um , McMurdo Silver , 26-year-old president of Silver-Marshall , is the oldest manufacturer , of screen grid equipment in the United States . His set , which is a little more than five months old , is the . climax of a series of successful experiments which . began with his 1 importation of screen grid tubes from England and while other American manufacturers classed them with theories ., Foresight had already , gotten Silver a good many laurels before he stepped into the screen grid field . The first practical superhetrodyne kit circuit was designed by this young , radio engineer , then a boy of 19 . He sold the idea to one of the leading manufacturers of the day , using his own design and doing most of the actual experimenting himself . • ¦ - . ¦ ¦ In his parts factory , which preceded the present receiver and parts plant in Clearing , he experimented with di...
MALONE TELLS COUNTY OFFICIALS THEY MUST EQUALIZE VALUATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
MALONE TELLS COUNTY OFFICIALS THEY MUST EQUALIZE VALUATIONS State Tax Commission Issues Orders of Reassessment in Williamson and Franklin Counties . Led by its able Chairman , Wm . H . Malone , the Illinois Tax Commission continued its work of . equalizing assessments on real property throughout Illinois when orders . ; - of reassessment were forwarded to local officials in Williamson and , Franklin counties on Tuesday ,. ^ October 22 , announces the Illinois Agricultural Association . The two . orders followed invesstigations of assessed valuations and selling prices on farm lands , town and city real estate by . the Farm Bureaus and I , A . A . in the ° e counties . In Franklin county , for example , it was found that land was valued for taxation purposes at an average of 41 . 1 per- cent of its fair . . ; - sale price ; All forced sales and irregular sales , were thrown ¦ out of the computations . Only regular sales were included . On the other hand , in the city of West Frankfor...
SECY HYDE FAVORS NATIONAL SALES PLAN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
SECY HYDE FAVORS NATIONAL SALES PLAN Arthur M . Hyde , secretary of agri culture , endorsed plans for national cooperation sales agencies like that proposed for dairy products , in his recent address before the American Country Life Association , at Ames , Iowa , on October 19 , says the Will County Farm Bureau . • Agriculture needs a sales department to help find new markets to distribute the flow of the commodities and to assure . to the producer a square deal on his product , said Secretary Hyde . The distribution of farm products is , to a large extent , wasteful and inefficient . The market for agricultural products are , with few exceptions , the buyers markets . What chance of success would the manufacturer of automobiles or cash registers , or of any other industrial product , have , if bis output had to sell at the factorydoor to the best bidder , or had to pass through many middlemen before it had reached the consumer ? Distress , price cutting and waste would inevitably r...
"YOUNG" SOYBEAN SETS FAST PACE FOR THE OLDER TYPES . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
YOUNG SOYBEAN SETS FAST PACE FOR THE OLDER TYPES . Another-nine-year-old has put the old timers to shame ! Only this nine-year-old happens to be a new soybean variety , Illini , which was developed by plant breeders at -the College of Agriculture , University of Illinois , in their efforts to give farmers of tlie state an Improved variety . The story of the new bean is told in the college s latest bulletin ,, Illini . Soybeans . Still young , even as soybeans go , the Olilnl already has proved to be a valuable addition to the list of varieties grown In Illinois , according to the bulletin .
PLAN NATIONAL SALES COWS ^ . FOR SELLING BUTTER , - . f CHEESE AND MILK [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
PLAN NATIONAL SALES COWS ^ . FOR SELLING BUTTER , - \ . f CHEESE AND MILK Illinois Agii | Ultural Association Active In Working Out Co-op Cooperation &gt; ^ . Tho formation of five national co-op-erative dafr yj sales agencies , one each for butter , ¦ cheese , market milk , condensed millojLnd sweet cream was endorsed at a fleeting of 1 , 100 co-opera-tive leaders / at Morshfleld , Wisconsin on October 23 ,.-according to A . D . Lynch , dairy marketing director of the Illinois Agrieulturai .-association , who was instrumental iA drawing up the sales plan . ¦ • • The acceptance and endorsement of our proposal inarks a great forward fatep in the History of co-operative dairy marketing -iri-c- America , said Director Lynch on his } return from the convention . • Existing , agencies such as Land OLakes , Inc . and the AVisconsin Cheese Federation will be used and developed into national / sales agencies if the various states ?;; deem ; such action advisable . The purpose of thi...
SPRiNGFnsjrJft ; ASSURED OF iZ . --r ^ 'Jl- = ^^>>« CI . jA . ^ A . ^ MEETJ © INfl [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
SPRiNGFnsjrJft ; ASSURED OF iZ .- -r ^ Jl- = ^^&gt;&gt;« CI . jA . ^ A . ^ MEETJ © INfl Springfield was definitely chosen as the meeting place of the Illinois Agricultural Association s annual convention on Jan ; 29-30-31 , 1930 , following assurances ; by the local Chamber of Commerce and Farm Bureau that ample accomodations for all sessions would be provided . The program now in process of preparation will be announced sometime before the holidays . A record attendance is predicted by many because , of the convenient location and the . fact that Springfield lies close to many ¦ ¦ of : .- -the largest and strongest County Farm Bureaus in Illinois ; - -: : - ;
$ 17 , 750 , 000 OF FARM BUREAU INSURANCE WRITTEN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
$ 17 , 750 , 000 OF FARM BUREAU INSURANCE WRITTEN All life insurance records have been broken by the new Illinois Farm Bureau company , the Country Life Insurance Company , in writing $ 17 , 750 ,- 000 wprtiii of life insurance in the first eight months of business . The new farmer company , a- legal reserve old line company , is taking the high , cost out of life insurance and is at the same time offering life insurance to its policy holders that is as good and as sound as the best ; There are no high salaried officers . The officers and directors of the insurance company serve without pay just as your Farm Bureau officers and directors do . The rates are about 30 per cent cheaper than the best old line company rates as a result of the savings that this Farm Bureau company has made possible . Farm Bureau members who are policy holders also participate in the earnings of the company . The object of the company is to give farmers the best life insurance service . at the lowest possib...
LABOR LEADER AND BANKER TO TALK TO ILLINOIS FARSD 3 RS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
LABOR LEADER AND BANKER TO TALK TO ILLINOIS FARSD 3 RS John H . Walkier , prominent labor leader and ) presid ^ nt I of the Illinois State Federation o £ Labor will discuss iproblems of organized labor and common interests , of the laborer and farmer in a radio talk on the I .. A . A . Forum from station WLS , Chicago , Tuesday , October 29 at 6 : 40 P . M . . . Walker recently returned from the International labor convention at Toronto and will probably touch on the policies adopted at that meeting . Lyon Karr , of Wenona , presidennt of the State Bankers Association will be the Forum speaker from WLS ; the following week on Tuesday , November 5 . Karr s subject will be Organized Effort . ¦ , ¦ ¦ • ¦ . . .- The Vermillion County Farm Bureau andAdviser Otis Kercher , will feature the program on Nov . 12 when a special broadcast will be presented . Watch for further announcements . - ; Daign 1 $ Grecian 7 The portico at Arlington Is Grecla ? , being : modeled after the temple of Thes...
Pantages Found Guilty ; Faces 1 to 50 Year Term [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
Pantages Found Guilty ; Faces 1 to 50 Year Term Los Angeles , Calif . — Alexander Pantages , multimillionaire theater magnate , was found guilty of criminal assault on Eunice Pringle , seventeen-year-old dancer . The jury of seven men and five women recommended that the theater man be sent to the penitentiary but added a further recommendation that the court extend leniency . The penitentiary verdict carries a sentence of from one to fifty years . African Envoy Arrives New York . —Eric H . Louw , first minister of the Union of South Africa to the United States , arrived here a few days ago enroute to Washington . He formerly was trade commissioner at New York and at London . Cowboy Flyer Lost at Sea New York . —Urban F . Ditenian , who sailed blithely away from Harbor Grace , Newfoundland , a few days ago on a trans-Atlantic flight to London , was given up as lost . He had not been sighted by any ship . Poisoned Melon Kills Woman , 73 Kewanee , 111 . —Mrs . Eliza Nixon Smith , seven...
CAR FERRY WITH 52 MEN LOST IN STORM [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
CAR FERRY WITH 52 MEN LOST IN STORM Milwaukee Boat , Goes Down in Lake Michigan . Milwaukee , Wis . —Numerous of the bodies of the crew of 52 seamen from the car ferry Milwaukee , which sank during the recent storm on Lake Michigan are being picked up , and the work is continuing under the direction of coast guardsmen . This was one of the heaviest losses on Lake . Michigan in recent years , and the storm , which turned the heaviest damage along the entire coast , including Chicago , was also the greatest in a decade . Tlie bodies of the master Capt . Robert McKay ; the purser , Albert R . Shaden , and three of the seamen were among the first recovered . A galley door , two mattresses , and a broken chair-also had been found . The recovered debris and life preservers on all bodies bore tlie stenciled mark , S . S . Milwaukee . Nearly six hours after the • ferry steamed out of Milwaukee harbor into the teeth of a gale , her last signals for help were sounding , according to reports ....
SCIENCE MAKING WORLD LAZY [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
SCIENCE MAKING WORLD LAZY By HAL . S . RAY , Railroad Public Relations Director We live in the laziest age of history . Americans are too complacent , too self-satisfied . And it s all caused b y modern science and invention . But this same science has made this age the most wonderful of all . We must get away from this smug , self-satisfied feeling of security . If we are to properly aid our children , then we must make many changes in our private and business lives . We all hate alarm clocks , and we hate them more and more all the time . Yet everybody needs one . We are learning to think wrongly about work . It has come to the place that we believe the prayer , in which we ask for daily bread , will be filled without effort . Another factor of laziness , and which at the same time is a moderir . ^^ sing , -is . the type of . work . Our grandfathers Ifad only a few things they could decide upon for their life s work . But look at today s list . We have almost 15 , 000 occupations ...
News Brevities of Illinois iiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiimiiiifil [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
News Brevities of Illinois iiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiimiiiifil East St . Louis oldest resident , Mrs . Charlotte Eckermau Holton , ninetyfive , died suddenly . Mrs . Martha Ann Slade , seventy-sev-en , pioneer resident of Hillery , is dead following a long illness . John Gore , fifty years old , was killed when he fell from tlie steel Works on the Quincy memorial bridge . Or . val G . Hay , for the last ten years a business man of Covington , but formerly station agent for the C . &amp; E . I . railway at Westville , is dead after an illness of several weeks . Robert 1 $ . Ward , a trustee of the University of Illinois , was killed by a fall from a silo on his farm a few miles from Benton . Mr . Ward was president of the Benton State bank . A marriage license was issued in the county clerks otlice in Taylorville to William Duckett , seventy-five , and Mrs . Martha Paradee , seventy-four , both of Puna .- The couple will reside In Pana . Joseph Kuharske and his wife ...
Turkey Supply Is to Be Larger Than Last Year [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
Turkey Supply Is to Be Larger Than Last Year Washington . —Department of Agriculture officials estimate that this year s turkey crop will be 9 per cent larger than last year . The condition of the young birds now being prepared for the Thanksgiving market was described as average , with reports indicating that a larger number than usual will be ready for the table the latter part of November . According to the agriculture department virtually all the leading producing states have increased their production this last year . The largest increases are found in the eastern and southeastern states , where the crop has been small ta recent years . The western states also show an increase In turkey production . Big Air Liner Sinks ; 7 Drown London . —Tlie Imperial Airways issued a statement announcing that its flying boat , City of Rome , due to land at Genoa , was lost at sea with six men and a woman aboard in a gale off Genoa . Seven Communists Sentenced Charlotte , N . C—Seven Communist...
PRINCE DODGES BULLET [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
PRINCE DODGES BULLET Crown Prince Humbert . Brussels . —Shortly after the announcement of his engagement to Princess Marie-Jose of Belgium a few days ago . Crown Prince Humbert of Italy was the target foi a bullet which went wild . The would-be assassin , taken into custody immediately after the attack , is Fernando de Rosa , twen-ty-one , a ! aw student and a native of Milan , Italy .
FEAR UPRISINGS IN 3 ILLINOIS PRISONS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
FEAR UPRISINGS IN 3 ILLINOIS PRISONS Discontent Develops Over Recent Parole Ruling . Springfield ,, ill . —Plans for safeguarding the three penal institutions of Illinois in the event of an uprising by some of the convicts , should Governor Eiiimerson and his parole board decide not to issue conditional pardons to GOO convicts , are being made by the state and Chicago police authorities . This was discovered when it was learned that Governor Knimerson and the parole board have been conferring on the advisability of granting the conditional pardons . The revelation that the state officials are considering the conditional pardon plan to satisfy convicts who contend their parole privileges have been unjustly curtailed brought a protest from law enforcing oilicials ta Cook county . The situation Was brought about when the legislature in 1027 changed the penalty for robbery with a revolver fr om „ ten years to life in the penitentiary or reformatory to , the former punishment of one year...
Will Try Doheny Next ; Fall Is Found Guilty [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
Will Try Doheny Next ; Fall Is Found Guilty Washington—With Albert B . Fall , former secretary of the interior , convicted by a jury of accepting a bribe , the government set in motion , machinery for the possible punishment of E . L . Doheny , multi-millionaire oil magnate , whose $ 100 , 000 gift to the excabinet member won leases on invaluable oil reserves for a Doheny company . . . . .. •; •¦ Doheny , the only one of the trio involved to escape conviction in one phase or another of the criminal prosecutions growing out of the oil scandals , will be brought to trial , early in January , It was announced . Like Fall , if convicted , tlie California oil man will be-liable to a maximum sentence of three years in prison and a fine of $ 300 , 000—three times the amount of the bribe . ¦ Fall , it appeared probable , in view of his weakened physical , condition and tlie jury s plea in his behalf for mercy , may never serve a day in prison . Justice William HItz , it is generally underst...
FIND NEW GAMBLING '' " ' . SCHEME IN CAPITAL [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 30 October 1929
FIND NEW GAMBLING . SCHEME IN CAPITAL Pool Is Based on Weather Bureau Reports . Washington . —Daily temperatures of the United States weather bureau have been revealed as the newest vehicle for large-scale gambling operations in the Capital , hacked hy the operators of the numbers game , whose activities , confined to the daily report of the New York clearing house , have heen hadl . v crippled h . v the campaign recently undertaken by the United Stales attorney s otlice . Through the scores of runners , who nave been collecting the bets and at tending to tlie pay offs for the backers of the clearing house • numbers game , went the word recently that a new pool , based on the weather report , would be started and offers were made of prizes ranging from SnOO to a few cents for the winners ta the pool . An outlay of GO cents for 8 weeks play was all that was asked . Like Baseball Pool . Resembling more the baseball pool gambling that flourished here until the numbers game came Into tr...