Farmers in Iowa oppose daylight saving time

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Farmers in Iowa oppose daylight saving time - Daylight Saving Plan Is Protested Des Moines,...
Daylight Saving Plan Is Protested Des Moines, la. Farmers of Iowa will oppose the daylight saying saying plan another year, according to a statement made by Carl N. Kennedy, Kennedy, county agricultural agent, at - this place. Mr. Kennedy is conducting conducting an investigation of the question, owing to several complaints complaints made by farmers. They claim that they lose an hour s work, especially during haying, harvest - in" and oth'er times when the heavy morning dews interfered with harvest harvest work. Under the old system of time the dew was dried oft the fields bv 8 30 a. m.. and allowed a normal normal day's work. Under the new svstem they are not able to go into the fields until 9.30 a. m., and consequently consequently lose an hour's time when time is a very vital question in harvesting harvesting and haying, grain and other crops. Regardless of the time work is begun in the morning: the men insist on quitting at the regular time in the evening.

Clipped from Harrisburg Telegraph15 Nov 1918, FriPage 24

Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)15 Nov 1918, FriPage 24
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