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24 LIVES LOST AS RAMMED SUB SINKS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 17 July 1929
24 LIVES LOST AS RAMMED SUB SINKS Craft Had Been Maneuvering Off the Irish Coast . London . — Steaming through the Irish sea with the rest of the fleet , which had been maneuvering oft the Irish coast , a little 500-ton submarine , H-47 , collided with a giant . L 080-ton submarine , the L-12 , and went to the bottom carrying with it all but two of the crew . The total number of men lost was announced as 24 . &gt; The submarine s regular full complement is 23 , of whom two were saved—Lieut . R . J . Gardner , commanding officer , and Sidney Cleyburne , telegraph operator . Charles Edward Bull , leading signal man , and Arthur Sampson , seaman , died \ of Injuries . It was one of the worst disasters In British submarine history . It is No . 14-of peace time submarine losses . Only three previous accidents involved greater loss of life , those of the M-l In 1025 , when 08 were killed ; of the H-42 In . 1922 , when 26 lives were lost , and of the H-5 In 1021 , when the death to...
UNKISSED HUBBIES IN DIVORCE COURT [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 17 July 1929
UNKISSED HUBBIES IN DIVORCE COURT Experiment in New Style Matrimony a Failure . Los Angeles , Calif . —Flaming youth s latest . innovation , the kissless , Platonic marriage , has been tried . In Los Angeles . . : And did It work ? Well , perhaps the two young men selected for . the experiment , were not esthetic enough . They appeared . In local courts and asked to be released . from their college girl wives and their new style of matrimony . Both were granted an * nulments on the grounds that they bad been defrauded . The two girls , who had attempted to revolutionize marriage and substitute an Ideal platonlc relationship sabs all caresses , did not appear in court to witness the failure of their experiment . It was a great little plan , but that was all , said A . A . Anderson , one of the young husbands . When he appeared In Judge Leonard Wilsons court he told how he had lived with his wife for two years and had never received a kiss or a caress . She told the that she loved me ...
TheWeeklyHistorical [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 17 July 1929
TheWeeklyHistorical ~ ELMER L . COOPER Elmer L . Cooper , member of the firm of Cooper and Hostert , is among the enterprising and progressive business men , of Mokena . He was born at Orland , Cook County , Illinois , July 14 , 1879 , the son of James and Mary ( Daniel ) Cooper . James Cooper , deceased , was a ntaive of Illinois . He was born at Orland and throughout his life was well known in that section as a farmer and 1 stockman . He was the owner of three well improved farms , containing a total of 354 acres , and he-specialized in dairy In 1922 he retired , and setlted at Mokena , where he died March farming . r 31 , 1924 . His first _ wife , Mary ( Daniel ) Cooper died April 1 , 1890 , and is buried at Orland , 111 . To this union werej bom three children : Thomas , Elmer L ., the subject of this sketch ; and Celia M ., who lives at Mokena ^ Mr . Cooper was married ( second ) , to Miss Catherine Weiler , who resides at Mokena . She has two children , Everett anld Cora . Elm...
NAVAL PARITY WITH BRITAIN , U . S . UKASE [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 17 July 1929
NAVAL PARITY WITH BRITAIN , U . S . UKASE Warning Is Issued on Proposed Disarming ! Plan . . Washington . —An Important note on naval armaments , dispatched to England and the powers , makes clear the opinion of the United 1 States in the matter of naval parity . , ^ - In-the . most lecent ^ note the United States tells the maritinie . nations finally that they must accept some new method for fixing the fighting value of ships , as _ , outlined by ltn ) s country , or there can &lt; beno hope o ^ -reductlons . •- The noTe also says ; that in any conference the United State s will Insist upon- , a ^ navy equal-with that of Great Britain ! . •tJ- ~ &lt; , ~ » iKv &gt; , ^ . , This was learned Tofter ., Secretary Stimson , Undersecretary ^ 6 £ State Cotton and Secretary of the . Navy Adams , were recently jcloeieled . with the President for one and a } half hours . It vis understood that- Charles G . Dawes , ambassador to * Great-Britain , sent a highly importan...
MARKEP INCREASE IN MIDWEST INDUSTRIES [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 17 July 1929
MARKEP INCREASE IN MIDWEST INDUSTRIES 11 Per Cent Ahead of 1928 Is Predicted by Shippers . ¦ . ¦ . » : if : : V -- ¦ . ^ : Fort Wayne . —Agricultural and lndustrlal .. activity in the Middlewest during -the third quarter will be at n rate 11 ^ per cent ^ nhend : of the corresponding period of 1928 , according to estimates of the Mid-West Shippers Advisory board , in session here a few days ago . „•»¦ The forecast covers ¦ the states of Illinois , Iowa and Wisconsin , western Indiana . and northern Michigan . . A short time ago , consolidated reports of shippers boards from all over the country indicated a probable Increase of 7 per cent in business activity of the nation during , the current quarter . ^ - ^ „ - - , ; , « vCoinparlng , i „ the months , of July , j ii _ » F ^ g „ t ^ v ^^^ fljr ^ i-WV ^ iTVI *** i ¥ H the r same , months r « year ago , the following increases in activity were forecast here for mid-west territory : There will be a . probable increase of 40 per cent in ...
Polish Plane Falls in Sea ; One Aviator Dies [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 17 July 1929
Polish Plane Falls in Sea ; One Aviator Dies Horta , Azores . —The race of the Polish and French planes to cross the Atlantic has ended In tragedy for the former with the death of Major Ludwlk Idzlkowskl and the injury of Major Casmir Kubala In a crash on the sea near the isle of Graclosa . As a result of the terrific wind encountered by the flyers , the ^ famous French aviator , Capt . Dieudonne Coste and . his companion turned about and returned to France safely . The Polish plane had radioed It anticipated landing here , Saturday morning , but some time before that evidently got into difficulty and either attempted a landing at Graclosa , or the machine fell . An explosion killed Idzlkowskl ns the plane struck the water . Fourteen Dead in Fir * Glllingham , England . —Two more deaths brought the total fatalities in the fire display disaster to . 14 , with two other persons so seriously burned that they may die . The place of the tragedy was the verdant city park where thousands o...
FARM EMPLOYERS GET TOGETHER TO PROTECT SELVES AGAINST SUITS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 17 July 1929
FARM EMPLOYERS GET TOGETHER TO PROTECT SELVES AGAINST SUITS EXPERIMENTS ON THISTLE CONTROL GOING FORWARD Illinois farmers who employ hired help cannot afford to carry-their own risk against liability for injury or death to employees . A general-realiza-. tion of . this fact , is ^ seen ; in the many requests for employers liability insurance , announces V . Vaniman , director of insurance seryice , for the Illinois Agricultural Ass n . - More than 600 farmers . have made requests and signed pledges for pbll ; cies as soon as the new insurance service can be made available , tate Vaniman . The insurance will be placed in force as soon as the - association , -receives enough applications to insure a reasonable . distribution of losses that may be incurred . Vaniman estimated that more than 2000 farmers in Illinois . : are now carrying employers liability insurance to protect them against injury or death to employees . Due to the . increasing use of machinery and power equip ment on th...
SPECIAL NOTICE TO ' FARMERS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 17 July 1929
SPECIAL NOTICE TO FARMERS For the benefit of Farm Bureau members who are being supplied by the Will County Farm Supply Company , we are inserting sections 7 and 13 Of the Motor Fuel Tax law covering tax on gasoline you may have on the premises on August 1 and reimbursements . Two years ago the farmers took advantage of the opportunity to . . ¦¦ . fill up their storage tanks prior to August 1 in order to avoid the tax . No doubt there will be a good many . &gt; farmers who are planning to do so : again this year . However the Will ¦ - ¦ ¦¦ County Farm Supply Company will as £ sume no liability for those who care to do this . Every man should use his : &gt; own judgment . SECTION 7 . PAYMENTS BY PERSONS OTHER THAN DISTRIBUTORS . Any person not a distributor who , on August 1 , 1929 , has in his pos- - . session any motor fuel other than that contained in the ordinary fuel tank attached to a motor vehicle , on account of which no collection , or payment has been made , ...
POULTRY TOUR TO BE SHORT COURSE ON WHEELS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 17 July 1929
POULTRY TOUR TO BE SHORT COURSE ON WHEELS ¦ A short course-on . wheels will , roll away from Urbana September 1 . 3 takinga group of . interested Illinois , poultry raisers to Indiana and Ohio where they plan , to learn the : secrets of successful p oultrymen in those states . . The occasion will be the second annual Illinois poultry toUr sponsored by the extension service of the ; College of Agriculture , University of Illinois . The trip will be made by motor coach and will cover / three days . H . H . Alp , poultry specialist , is in charge . In announcing plans , Alp pointed out that the $ 20 to $ 25 cost of the . trip has been spent time and again by poultrymen for poultry medicine and cures all to no avail . Chief among the values - of the trip will be in seeing-: how commercial poultrymen control diseases and parasites through sanitation and hygiene , he announced . The course also will afford ideas for building and remodeling poultry houses , for building practical equipment...
. German Mystery Plane Will Carry 100 Fares [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 17 July 1929
. German Mystery Plane Will Carry 100 Fares ^ r . Berlin . —The 100 passenger plane , ^ Cgornler , Do X . jvhlch is three times ^ XtjM &amp; Se r than America s , huge plane , the . SaffS ^ O ^ andL . three andtonerhalf . . times ; s [ $ 6 tg ^ rlthan aniv pIane ; construcj ^ fIni l |^ 1 p nTPs 1 p ^ Mo « iwnl 5 S ^ ^ P ^ t hfe ^ nge ^ hnngar . wereltliro ^^ peii j ^ y * t ^ the Dornler . works ^ atf -Altehrheln &gt; ^ . S on \ Lake Constance . . Hundreds assem- , v [ bled to catch a first glimpse of the . mystery seaplane wJiich has been veiled in secrecy for the last two and one-half years while it was being constructed at a cost of almost $ 500 , 000 . Air ; experts along Lake Constance give their assurance that a total of four seaplanes of this type are on the slips of the Dornler works . The one presented is destined to fly the oceans probably under the flag of the Ham-burg-American line . The second and third are ordered by Ituly . Both of these are being built...
^^ [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 17 July 1929
^^ •eiiK - - « .. •¦ - - ¦ - ¦ .-: ¦ ¦ : , ? ,- ••- The Press Wireless , Inc ., was organized by a group of newspaper publishers here to use the 20 transoceanic channels set aside by the Federal Radio commission for use of the American press . Representatives of 50 nations will gather In Warsaw , Poland , October 4 , to discuss the unification of aeronautic laws by mutual agreement , the Department of Commerce . has announced . Confronted with mounting deficits In the postal service , which reached $ 137 , 000 , 000 in the fiscal year just closed , President Hoover has resolved to see if the Post-Offlce department can be made self-sustaining . ; A $ 4 , 000 automobile , paid for by 10cent contributions from every R . F . D . carrier in the country , has been purchased for John W . Philip , former Dallas ( Texas ) postmaster , recently sworn In as fourth assistant postmaster general . A new record for revenue freight loading of 25 , 596 , 938 cars was recorded for the first 2 G weeks...
Coon Cat Adopts Baby Foxes on Master's Farm [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 17 July 1929
Coon Cat Adopts Baby Foxes on Masters Farm Holbrook , Mass . —The credit for one of the strangest adoptions on record belongs to Betty , an intelligent coon cat , and her master , Lester Wilson of this town , owner of a silver fox ranch , who has persuaded Betty to nurse three little sliver black foxes besides one of her own children . , This strange exhibition of mother love ^ eases Wilson , who may be indebted » to Betty in $ 500 or more , the value of , the trio of ^ reynardsiyf thej ; jiurylye . ^ , - ^ &gt; 7 % , * - 5 . , .-JS ^ ~ - \ i ilia rati luveiit iiiueuniuiiiu , r ^ . . ue . - * «&gt; ve , ^ SiSftnotigU - * MJ « , wwv ? B 8 r ^ wi ^ I « Wl &gt; yj sharing the family milk supply } with them , has tided them over to the point where there is good reason to hope they will survive . One morning a month ago 1 visited the pen and discovered the trio of new-born pups , Wilson related . The next morning it appeared that the mother of the pups could not n...
Dune Leaves Town It Buried 400 Years Ago [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 17 July 1929
Dune Leaves Town It Buried 400 Years Ago Eoeslin , Germany . —After having been : buried 400 years under a giant wandering dune , the fishing village Lonzke on the Baltic shore Is being given up by the sand mountains . Interesting finds , Including coins from before the Sixteenth century , are being made In the first buildings which have reappeared . Summer guests at seaside resorts are flocking to Lonzke to view the spectacle . The giant dune , the wandering of which centuries of effort have been unable to retard , engulfed the village around the year 1540 . Since then it has slowly traveled on and Is now on the opposite site of the little settlement
U . S . Corn Crop Is Put at 77 . 6 Pet . of Normal [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 17 July 1929
U . S . Corn Crop Is Put at 77 . 6 Pet . of Normal Washington . —The condition of the United States corn crop-was placed nt only 77 . 6 per cent of , normal on July 1 , by the crop reporting board of the Department of Agriculture . This wtfuld indicate a production of 2 , 662 , 050 , 000 bushels , the department statistics revealed . The total corn acreage : under cultivation was placed at 98 , 833 , 000 . Winter wheat was estimated at 582 ,- 492 , 000 bushels , on a condition 75 . 9 per cent of normal on the 39 , 885 , 000 acres to be cut Indicated production of durum wheat was 58 , 278 , 000 bushels , based on a condition of 67 . 5 per cent of normal on the 5 , 857 , 000 acres remaining for cutting . For other spring wheat the indicated yield was 193 , 099 , 000 bushels , with a condition of 74 . 4 per cent of the normal . There were 15 , 514 , 000 acres renialnlng . Figures for all wheat Indicated production of 833 , 869 , 000 bushels , with a condition of 74 . 9 per cent of norm...
HAIL INSURANCE GROWS IN POPULARITY—I . A . A [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 17 July 1929
HAIL INSURANCE GROWS IN POPULARITY—I . A . A A substantial increase in the amount of hail insurance on Illinois farm crops this year compared with last is reported by the Illinois Agricultural Association following a review of records of the Farmers Mutual Reinsurance Company . Nearly 2600 hail insurance policies representing in excess of $ 3 , 125 , 000 of coverage had been issued by the company on July 1 . The i nsurance comes from every section ! of Illinois since the entire state is subject to hail storms . The growth in popularity in hail insurance is noted in applications for policies received since July 1 . During July and August last year 866 applications were received , whereas , in the first 10 days of July £ his year 440 applications , or more than half of the total for the two mid-summer months for 1928 . were taken care of by the Farmer Mutual . This service is made available to farmers at cost and is only another effort to increase efficiency and lower costs of farm pr...
SEEKS COOPERATION IN CANADA THISTLE WAR [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 17 July 1929
SEEKS COOPERATION IN CANADA THISTLE WAR More cooperation from farmers in destroying Canada thistles on their farms is requested in a letter from E . Haney , Superintendent of the Wabash railway company received by the Illinois Agricultural Association recently . In past years we have spent considerable money mowing thistles oh our right-of-way onlyto have oufl property re-seeded by the weeds which were permitted to grow on neighboring farms , declared Mr . Haney . Will you please do what you can toward securing more cooperation from Illinois farmers and the County Farm Bureaus In geting rid of thistles ? .