Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania on June 3, 1930 · Page 7
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IftdlCfttOfl Show Levels Are Fftf fcelew Those of Year Afff and five* tower Than lilt 6! Previous Month. 4 to Attoonft Mirror.) 4 WASttltttjTQN, b. C.,. June 3.- J,ftrt price*, affeady wabbling danger- maiy this* year, went into uomethtng pprctoehlHgr a tallfipin during the tenth tndeff May 16, the department t. Agriculture indicated here today. fh« general price' level of farm prod- eta onyihat date was 12 points lower Han on the same date last year and .vtts t flolfttS below the level of April ia thin year, according to the index of prices paid producers! Featuring the statement was the declaration that grain prices are the loweat *lnco October, 1922. The de- part'ttient went on to say: "Lower prices for cotton, grains, meit animals, and dairy and poultry products accounted for the decline front April 15, to May 15,, Potatoes, apples, and .cottonseed were the only 'commodities Which rose in value per unit during the month. "In May IB indices' of farm prices of poultry niidi poultry products were 7 points lo*er than on April 15; farm prices of grains were down 5 points; meat animals, 4 points; dairy products, 3 points; and farm prices of cotton and cottonseed, down 1 point. As compared td April 15, the. May 15 index o< farm prices of fruits and vegetables was the only sub-group to show an advance. This advance amounted to 6 points. "Compared to a year ago, the May 15 farm price index for cotton and cottonseed was down 29 points; farm prices of poultry and poultry products were down 24 points; meat animal prices down 22 points; dairy products, down .16 points; and farm prices of grains, down 8 points. "Farm prices of corn, as of May IB, average 77,7 cents per bushel for the United States as compared to 78.3 cents a month- earlier and 86.2 cents per bushel in May, 1929. Farm prices advanced ttb.out 1 per cent from April 15 to May 15.in the southern states where supplies are usually limited at this time of the year; but the corn prices declined slightly elsewhere, duo to the weakness In wheat and commodity prices In general. "Continued poor foreign demand^for wheat and the possibility of a carryover, everi larger than in 1929, are given as the principal factors favoring the 6 per cent decline in the farm price wheat from April 15 to May 15. The May 15 farm price average 87.6 cents per bushel aa compared to 93.4 cents on April 16, 90.1 cents a year ago, and a May average of 90.3 cents per bushel from 1910 to 1914. "The average farm price of potatoes, at 'f 1,50 per bushel on May 15, was 4 cents higher than an April 15, and 91 cents per bushel higher than a year ago. ' Farm. April 15 to May 115, potato prices advanced approximately 9 per cent In the Far Bast, 7 per cent in East' North Central States, 2 per cent in the West North Central and South Central divisions and'about 0.5 per cent In South Atlantic States. The farm price declined about 1 per cent in the North Atlantic States duo to the decline in prices paid to Main producers." are LacUawanna and Washington. No prosecutions were reported to May 1 in Adams, Cameron, Clarion, Cumberland, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Perry, Pike and Sullivan. TREAT that corn) gently No ncedof harsh measures in removing a corn. Apply Blue-jay, the mild, safe 3-day treatment made by a noted producer of surgical dressings. Blue-jay stops the ache—shields the sore spot—softens and coaxes the corn loose. For 30 years Blue-jay has been recognized as the easy, painless dependable way of banishing corns. At all druggists. 6 for 25c. Blue-jay COBN PLASTER _ *J < •/ OWNERS PURCHASE MORE LICENSES FOR CANINES HARRISBURGH, June 3.—The latest report from tho bureau of animal Industry, Pennsylvania, department of agriculture, Indicates that 31,956 more dogs have been licensed, 077 more worthless ones have been killed, 830 fewer dog owners have been prosecuted, and $660 less in damage claims has been received so far this year com( pared with the corresponding period in 1029. The number of Individual dog licenses issued now totals 420,250 compared with 388,204 a yettr ago. Allegheny county leads with 21,119 licensed dogs compared with 18,500 on the corresponding date a year ago. Other counties reporting more than 10,000 licensed dogs are: Berks, Chester, Brie, Fayetto, Lancaster, Luzerne, Montgomery, SehuylUill, Washington, 'Westmoreland and York. Blair county leads In prosecutions, the number being 281. Other counties reporting more than 100 prosecutions Footer's ULKANKUS AND UY1SKS 1111 llth St. Phone 5179 KVKKV DAY IS UUL1.AH UAV OLDEN 1212 ELEVENTH A YEN A. R. PATRICK • Jeweler Eleven Sixteen, Twelfth Street Awnings, Window Shades and Linoleum l»r«ss Op \oitr Homo Thin Summer WM. W. BABCOCK Home Furnishings 1313 Twelfth Avenue KIIH.V Credit Terms S11OKS I''OK I5NTIKK FAMILY I'rlcflH Muko ii I'll Irs 1'oKNllile Visit Our llurguln Basement 1417 Eleventh Ave., Altoona KERLIN'S Offers World's greatest cedar chest values Sale Terms Down This magnificent nationally advertised LANE Cedar Chest This Lane Cedar Chest finished in American walnut veneers is one of the regular $40 values offered tomorrow «t tbU big caving. Harry J. Kerlin Co. 900 Eighth Ave. F. A. Romich, Mgr. w»«» Li fe is at Stake/ Leadership Firestone brought out tor automobile uset I —Thefirst straight- side tire. —The fir ft rubber rton-afcfd tread. — The first commercial demountable rim. —The first patented Gum-Dipping process. *-The firtt balloon tire. » » t I Performance Firestone Gum-Dipped Tirest —hold all world'* records on'road and track for safety, mileage, speed and endurance. —for ten consecutive years have won the 500 mile Indianapolis En-' durance Race. —were onw inning cars in Pike's Peak Race- where ( o slip meant death. —were on the Studebaker oar which on a board track at Atlantic City in 1938 wentSO,000 miles in 36,326 mirt- utes. —ran 71,351 miles on a Detroit taxicab, before the first tire was replaced. —were on the G. M, C. truck carrying a two- ton load that hung up the Coast-to-Coast endurance record. ' —for 10 years havebeen sold on a mileage cost basis to taxicab and bus lines in greater volume than any other tires, and now equip the world's largest taxicab fleet and the world's longest bus line. ten consecutive years all the winning cars in that classic of automobile racing, the Indianapolis 500 Mile Endurance race, flashed across the finish line on Firestone Tires. iN FACT every famous driver in these races used Firestone Tires. Every one of them for years has refused to use any other and the reasons behind their choice tell a story of Firestone Leadership. J.HE Indianapolis Race require* the most expert driving in the world. It is won or lost on the turns. Th* man who can make the turns at the highest speed is the man who wins. The track is of rough brick and bumpy. As the race progresses, it becomes soaked with oil and very slippery. UoWN the straightaways the can pound at sometimes 150 miles an hour, but as the turn comes the driver must judge how much speed he can preserve and how much skid he can take and still stay in the land of the living. This judgment must stay with him through 500 miles—with changing track conditions, with nerves gone, withjbands and body numb and with eyes blinded. J.HESE men flirt with death, but there is one chance they will not take. They will not take a chance with tires. THESE drivers buy Firestone Tire*. Their tires are not given to them by Firestone, much lesa are they paid to use them. And herein is the story. JVxANY yean ago, Firestone did pay driven to race. The most famous of these driven was Barney Oldfield and he painted on his cart "Firestone Tires Are My Only Life Insurance." iiiiiiiiiiiiiiHfflimiiiiiminniiiiiimimiiiiiHiHii iniiiiiiul THE course of time Firestone withdrew from racing and the making of racing tires. Then the trouble began. The leading driven of the country said that it was Mr. Firestone's business whether or not he paid them to use his tires, but it was their business to judge the risks they would take. They would race on Firestone Tires, no matter what they cost, or they would not race at all. And so Firestone had again to make racing tire*. IHE difference between a Firestone racing tire and the Firestone Tire you can buy from your dealer lies only in the tread. The heat generated in a tire during a race is terrific. It is heat that causes most tire* to fail. The ordinary road tread will burn up on a track, and so for it Firestone substitutes a harder, lighter tread which would be exceedingly uncomfortable on the road but which perfectly answers the track requirements. 1 HAT, however, is only a detail. The reason why Firestone Tires stand up in any race is to be found in their construction — the same construction that you get in any Firestone Tire. IN ALL tires other thrin Firestone, the cotton cords which go to make up the carcass of the tire are merely imbedded in rubber. In the complex twisting and pulling of these cords in a tire in action, the fiben in the cords rub against one another. The friction generate* heat and when the heat reaches a certain point the tire collapses. • IN THE Firestone Tire, each of the millions of fine cotton fibers going to make up a cord is thoroughly insulated with rubber in the famous, patented Gum-Dippingprocess which is exclusive with Firestone. This reduces the /riction in the cords and therefore reduces the heat and enables the Firestone Tire to perform normally under conditions where any other tire would collapse. racing car can be better than its tires. Neither can any other car. The racing drivers trust life and victory to Firestone Leadership. That same leadership is available to you at all Firestone Dealers. TIRES «TUBES « BATTERIES « BRAKE LINING ISM. Th« FtrMtont Tin * Rubtor 0* J\ Firestone Service Stores, me P. H. HANDMAKER, President Corner 6th and Union Aves. Phone 9488 Corner 7th St. and 6th Ave, Phone S*1OO6

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