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THE HAKEnSFIELD CALIFORNIA^, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1936 GARDEN FARM NEW ORCHARD T3ettcr Than Remainder of West but Needs Early Rains .'United Prut Leatttl U Ire CACRAMENTO, Sept, 10.—In con"^ trast to other western nnd mid- western iircHH, CaHfornla'B pasture nnd livestock condition IB "fairly aatlsfaetory," tho federal-state crop liorvlco roported. "Excellent grazing conditions prn- vall In tho high Slnrra ningo area and In Uin extreme north count <!!«• trlct. Thcro IH an abundance of ! dry forafrn nnrt Htuhlilo feud over moHt of tho mnln vallcyn, although much i'f thl.M fffl IH rntod fair to lioor," l lie re-port wild. Fri',1 Hills Thrcnlrii "Prof-perls for paeituragn tho next two inoiiihfi nri> i,".'i>''i"'illy good, tuit KOdNonal (lopl'-llot) ol' rutign rind \itin ttirc fi.M dn will Uik(! 1'iliU'n und only Knnernl fall rnliiH nnd a fairly curly Hlarl nf now fcod will allow Htorknu'ii! to r«fii|)i' lirtivy wlntr-r fi'ud lillln. SuppllcH ol l)ii,\ and othor Hiipplo riinntnl ft-cil" arc tuleqiinln, hut llu- prlfiow nn> high, which will limit IhMr uHt- for i-ArrvhiK nlock iLnlniiil,H Tho gciiprnl condlllun of Cnllfornln entile for Scptcrnlif-r was reported nt H4, or 1 point hclow thn I'I your Hop- fi'rnrx.T iivrruge. SliiiiKlitr.r nt I'nuli "TliP MiLilKlil'T of rattle und oulvnn In i 'iillfoi Ml,i i-nnllnii'.'H ut a rrroril Jilgh lf'Vi-1," ilm n-p'irl wakl. H polnh-d (nn Unit liiNpfctlon n>rur(ln Know Hint fiHC.lidO i-iittlo niirl 2715.000 f-ulvrH v.'( IT HluiiKlil'Ti'd during the flrM (cvi'ii monthii of thn yulir an rom- pared \vllh nn avrniK" of •ir>!i,0(Mt anil 244,oiii> ior Hi'- upvi'ii-yoar avrriigu of thr p'M'loil bi|n»'|i won" In a NllKli'ly lifltrr riindlt Inn. Tlio tiorvlc'o llnti.-d Ilinin at SN, i-i|niil to ilm lOypiir iivariiKii. "Shn'p nrci In qullo tiiitlHfni'tory 1'lpnli In nil piirtn of Ihn filiitn. with frnv nii'i.|itliinN," tho report ex- | plalnnd "TluKif on hlKh nioiintnln rilhK''M K'Mit'i'ii II v li'ivo mi abnnilaiM'o., of good CnniK 1 ' "ml will K<> Into win tisr III cxri'lli'lil fli-Hll." HIluiKhtiM- ol' nln-cp itnil lainli.'i II|MO reriiiilncd ut ili» lilKli Invi-l of '„',. 124.00U nn (.•ninpiin-il with '.'.fiOIi.OOO for tin 1 flrnt »nv«n ruontliH of lull.'. SEES ii¥s OF 193] DUST WAVES Ncbntsku Agronomist Konr-N Thry Will Ho Worse Tlinn in HKK5 Killing of Poultry Is Made Humane fUnttet Prtu 1,r,aitil Wire) S AN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17.— An "eleotrlo chair" for chickens, turkeyi, geete and tquaba has been Invented by two San Francisco technicians and Is being subjected to tests here. The Inventors are confident that It will revolutionize the preparation of birds for market. With the new machines, which have a voltage of from 1000 to 1500 volts, according to the size of the chicken v,r turkey, the legs of each bird are clamped on a moving belt. Then a clamp reaches out, seizes the fowl's head and presses It against an electrode with a minimum of 1000 volts. A more humane and sanitary system of preparing poultry for the market Is the goal of the Inventors. California Wheat Harvest Greatest Since World War (Hpeeial to Th« OaHfornlan) CACKAMKNTO, sept. 10.—AI*J though California Is not looked upon an a heavy wheat productlriff Btoro, tho California wheat crop this I year Is tho largnst produced ulnco ' 1918. For eomparlHon, tho crop this I year will prohahly total 10.128,000 bushelH. Tho California wheat crop i at Iho floso of thft World War wiut ; pliicod at 10,848,000 bUNhela, accord- I InK to tho ffidpral-Blftto crop report- I IDK nervier at tho ntato dopnrttnont l of ajfrlciilttiro. I Tho 10,120,000 htiHhol ostlmato for thlw year comparoH with an ostlmalo of 14,500,000 InmhnlH harveator la«t year and n fi-year (1028-32) averago of 11.04C.OOO himhi>lH. Aorcagn dovotrd to wheat In California nhown n. nuhoantla.l IncreoflB, thn report nhowa, Last year wheat ricrnago in California was cstlmatod at 71(1,000. ThlH year tho crop re- porting scrvlco puts the figure at 827,000 acres. While the wheat production and acreage has Incrcancd, barley production and acreage, haw decreased In the state thlfl year, tho service sot- ting tho harloy acreage this year at 1,100,000 a« compared with 1,193,000 aoron lant year. California barley production thlo yuar IH ostlmatod at 31,OD2,000 husholH which may bo compared with thn largo crop of 80.08,'),000 busholH harvested In 1935. Concerning other flold crops, tho report mild: California Is harvesting a largo crop of sugar beotM thin year. Tho area this year IH placed at 143.000 acres. Last year 110,000 acres of beets were harvostod. Hoan harvest haj« started with a good crop In sight but with some damage roported fol- Icwlnjf tho hot days of lato July and August. I FARMERS i SUPPLY OF TAX EXEMPTION Fro for Trnclors,! Drought Records New LowslPcuh Mui'.c of 427,000 Rales Sight Provided Same Conditions Hold Sprny OtilfitH, Trailers Arc Suspended ' .'>';»rrl<il ((, Tltn (Jnllfornlon > hA(':itAMKNTO, H«pt' 10.- <':illfi>|-- nlii fiirnvrri linvo licnnflllrd liy HOV•'nil rni:cnt rulliiKH of tho ptulo motor i vphlclo dc|>urtincnt, exempting ''<"!'• j lain lyprm of fnrni ni|iilpmnul—when j niipd Holr-ly for imrliuiltiinil purpoMcn -• from Iho motor vnhlcln registration fpo. Thn department han gran tod I ho following oxrniptlonn: 1. Any trnok or truck rhai'Hlft upon which Hpravlng or fumigating equip- merit lined rxcliinlvfily for iiKrlt'ultural purpim™ lit mounted nrul which IH UHPil lor no otlifr pruponn lluin to trunnport nunh c'ljulpmcnt ilurlnir tins rf'KlHlriillon ypnv. '.' Any tiiirlor which l.i p(|"lpp<'d with rnblii'r tlrn« inul wlilrh In uni»il fxrluBlVflly IIH an Implt'ini'iil of IIIIH- liiui'lry or to pull otlnir llnplmilniilM of IniHliiiinlrv nii'l xi.li|i-li IN only Ini Idi-ntiilly movi'il ovor tlm )il({liwny from oiio farm to nnollior. ','. TralliM-ii which Imvd lin-n onpn i-lnllv i-onril rm-ii'd for. and which nrr. IIK*'I| «• xclIIH!v«'ly for thn cnrryltiK °f mini Imi-torH or other iipi Icull nrul Impli-incnl.M from otn< furm to nn oUicr. ivhon the trnctoiH or oilier Impli-minitii Imcn nlcul W!IPP|M or clfiitti wlih'li woulil Injure (ho high ' wny If movi.'il upon Ilm lil(,'liwny. Should Huch Irull'-rn I in nnoil lornny 1 (ithi'r purpoMo, liowi'vrr, llir«y nrc Hiili i ,|r-i-t to l ngliil i iillnn inul payment of wi-ltflit fnpn. LINCOLN. N'rh . Hept in -U. I,. OroNR, exteiiHlon (iffrononilMt nt the Nohranltn AKrleiilliirnl I'ollepr., an fiorled toilny that cnndllloiiH hnniKhl nhout hy prolracled ilroimlit In Iho middle WOKI helil n threat of (him Hlonnii In I1KI7 "Inflnltelv wnmo thiin thoni- of HIM iiprliiK of lti:t[i " l r roni ohRi'i'Mitlonii In hlH own Hlale <lromi «uId hr WIIM coinlnrocl that "Hhould the nprhiK of I!):i7 lio a dry onii, tho HtiiK<' already l» Met for iluM HtorniH the IlUe of whlrh NehniMui linn never wltnenrietl. "MlllloiiH of iirreH In NeliinHlia urn , now barn of veuet»t|tin." hn Hiild "Koll nn thene ucron IH In n pnwdery, lilownhlc condition and with the frees 1ll({ anil HuiwIiiK of winter will he n.inie Tuore no " The iiKronoinlnt mild mure than half of NcbraMiu'M Id,not".nun eorn IICI-I-H were, iiiiprntecteil hy envoi- cropn or weciln find Hint nn additional t\\o or three million uer^h of hind wlileh UPVcr vvii» Fiinnlnei fiillou*>(| hnfore WIIM In daiiKi-r of lilnwIiiK. IK' (U'ged 111' 1 Ml'i'dlllK of Hlll.lll (jrnliiH Mali rri ont'i .mil li.irley and fill! n e or piixlure cropn to eovrr tho Moll and hold It from Iho Mowing wliulH of Ihe u Inter ninl r.prltiK - -*-»•*- vorN«i .Mt>i NTAIM-:KH IIKN'M, Ore , S.-pl 10 if. I 1 ) llallle l.ouli llniul. nol yet year old, llUH htarlfil after thu "ynuii|{i>Nt al plnlHt" HtleB. \\'lth IMM- futlH-i. 'I'heo Homl IK linn pn-ntdent of llu< DenehnteM i leolnxv I'luh Hhe niaclied IKIOU (eel uhovn m-a level ut llrolieii Top Judg es at Pomona 1 -^ • i » T i i cold Hinr ^air Are hxperts •» ......... < • avernne in Several Fields, Stale Department Suys .SACHAMICNTO, Kept. 10.—The ilrouglit IH ox..."tl T heavy toll ItiNofiir an «u|ipl|p.n of dulry prod- iiclo am I'oncfinicrt, HiiyH tlm Kod- nral-Hr«.tn Mnrkct NCWH Si.'vlr.o at tho htntn ili'puftmont of ngr«'ulturo. Already Mnvenil new low rocordu i for thin tioafioii of tho year linvo I bp.nn KDiubllMliPd, nnd curront rn- < portM on produ<!llon Inrllcat.o tliitl, j wlilld Homo lniprovr>ninnl IH riotPd i herd ii nd thdrp, condltloiiH nontlntio ! to ho K' ! 'iornlly unfiivtirnblo. ' l>«vnlltiK of I'rlccM Vluttnr prlix-n. which cllmhod Htnait- lly Hlncii lh« rnlildlii of May to Au- |.;ii«t 1, havn flultciu'd out ulnco then ' hut ilurliiK till" time tho uiarijln i ovrr < % orrfH|jfiin||ng pnrlodn of IIIIIG '• widened mill! on Hcplomher I tho t (llf ferem-e ^^-aM ahoul H poimil. \ At Han l''ninc|hco thn avni'iigo prlcn i of [Hi Hi'drn hutti-r durliiR AliKUBt ' xvnH II7 ci'iilH eomp;t|-i-il tn "7"i 1 ciMiln liiRt yi-nr. Tlm H'lviincn In I rliei-nn pi leen vlilrli oecurriMl during •Ihe Hummer nlHo IIHH heen clv-rUinl jrccfiilly hul current x-uhioti aro con. iildi'nililv nhovo those of ln«t yciir. The ImporUi of butter In Au^unt amounted to nlmorit 1.500,000 pounda i compiired tn I-lll.iii'n) poundn In An- Kii"l, lli.'l.'i, hul Inlci-pxl III foreign , Inillcr him mih.'dil'il nt tho inoiiirril, : piirlly hi'cau»e of Iho nnnottl(<d con- iilltlon or domi'Ktlc tniirkp.tN and ' clipi-li In ihe upliirn of prlrpn. Tlltlll SlorilK" liVHH \Vhlln c Pacific co I Inn i n \'i Id 111 I'rent Lcnted Wire) HAC'RAMISNTO, Sept. 10.-—A record California cotton orop this year la forccaRt In tho September report of tho fodoral-Btato crop service. "All IndlcatloiiN point toward both a greater average yield and a larger gross production of California cotton than prcvlouMly han buc/i produced in t.h« iilnto," tho rcpor flald. "If lato auliiri i and early winter weather IH favorable to tho maturity and harvest of this crop, 427.000 500- pound liHlos Hhould bo produced from 1)08,000 MITCH to bo harvcRtod. "Thn iivcrugn crop miide good progress (liirlnK AiiKimt cloHplte exceed- I""' i Ingly hot \vcather. Vr-ry llttlw picking nun sliirtod yet, although many nrciin xvlll b« picking during lain Sop- tPinbpr." Total in State 528 Acres Against 362 Last Year, Find in Survey CACRAMENTO, Sept. 28. — An- Bother Indication of the Improved position of California agriculture was soon today In the announcement by the bureau of fruit and vegetable standardization, state department. of agriculture that certified potato fteed acreage this year exceeds that of any previous year In this slue, Completion of the final field Inspections shown that 628 acres aro eligible for seed certification this year. Last year tho total acreage certified was 362 acres. In 1933, the total acreage was slightly more than 83. Of the 628 acres eligible for certification this year, 23C>/6 acres aro Netted Gems, 131 White Rose, 142 British Queen. 15 Burbank, 3 Katah- din, and 1!£ Bliss Triumph. Tho Tulo lako district, near the Oregon line, In Slsklyou and Modoc counties, leads In eligible, acreage, with 240 Vj. Tho Sonoma-Marln counties district IB second with 108 acres. Htimboldt county has 77 acres, the Santa Maria district in Ranta Barbara county 100 acrus, and Shasta county 2Mi acres. Early this season certified seed potato growers filed applications calling for Inspection of 074 Vi acres. BecaiiHO of tho rigid pathological requirements, 14814 acres of tho preliminary total were rejected by tho ! department or withdrawn by grow- j ers. Rejections wero made by tho bureau of fruit and vegotablo standardization In Bonip instances because of tho presence of virus diseases and varietal mixture. In other cases stock was planted too close to stock which was liable to transmit disease. . TURK AFIRE HUFFIKLD, Conn.. Sept. 19. (U. P.)— A largo buttonwood tree on tho Hartford Turnpike caught fire recently, calling out tho flro department In full force. Flro Chief Frank Smith believes the blaze was canned by a match thrown Into a holo In tho treo. Future Farmers of Shafter to Compete at Pomoita Fair (Special to The OallfornlanJ CHAPTER, Sept. 19—Having taken butter.' In the still exhibits. Bill eighth place at the state fair in tho A class schools of/ California, including such schools as Bakersfield, Modesto and Lodl, tho Shafter High School dairy products and dairy Judging teams are getting ready' to take part in the Los Angeles County Fair September 26 and 28. In this show, to be held at Pomona, the local teams will meet other champions from overy big school In the state. Glenn O. Nay of the Shafter agricultural department will bo In charge of the teams which will compete in the southern fair. Walter Emrlck, also of the local agriculture department, is now at the state fair helping his boys show stock. Tho department here Is planning to present more stock and products In the 1937 fair. At Sacramento, Harold Janzen took first prize in tho judging of Schultz of Shafter placed first in potatoes while Herbert Neuman and Oldeon Mettler placed second and third respectively. Murphy , Beaty took third with his onions and Qar- net Relly came In first with sweet potatoes. Charles Pasley won a fifth place ribbon with a tool box in the farm mechanics events. Don Kllewer was fourth with a hog feeder. Both "of these articles wero constructed during their last year course in farm mechanics. Billy Bradley was fourth with his Rhode Island Red pullet and Marvin Neuman ,won a fourth with his pen of single-comb White Leghorn pullets. Buddy Janzen placed fifth In this event. Dick and Don Kliewer, Clarence Rexlus and Jack Fry exhibited their Poland China liogs. While they placed well up In competition, they did not win any of the prize money. GOVERNMENT LEADER t «*[M'lu(ni( F'rr/ifi Lnaat^l \\'ltfi I'liMdNA. Hepl, III. --I'llghly of thn foremoHt expertn In tho I'nlted StulcH \\lll place Hid rlbboiiii on thej more than W.'ioii exhltdtH al tho I .OM AiiKeleii county fair here Sep- lonihcr IS to t icloher '.! Thin \va.M revealed today DM alien tton wmi called hy fair offlelala to tlm maKulluile to which Ihe cxpoHl- Him him (jrown. The judKi 1 " will come from every part of tlm rnlleil Stul en, Cuba Ships More Fruits to States 1 hftni-iii/ivl /'rein f,*>ii«nl U'o-f) U ANIHNdTON, Kept |!l _ in. cieiiMoil ('ilium esporlw of I'rpiili fnillM und vi'Betnhli'H to the I'nltoil hlale" \xero reporteil today hy tho commerci! ilepnrlmcnl CoiiHllI II S. Tnwnll lolil the i|n partnienl I dill! Nlilpmenln of nvo- cailim would roach Ifi.iiiiii.iini) pouiiilM, nn nil tlmo record I,ant j'ciir'N HlilpmcnlM totnlcd S,H7li.:iS7 poimdii. Ill WindslPaccd Commissioners by RHEUMATISM! NEURITIS— ARTHRITIS Uxiid thr lutoli Ilinl ii, linliunft ihuu uunili'' A i>"M'iinl 1'iitiK'- v«n ,i i'iii:i: no|iy llltcbl rdlllrui "Tho Inner Myt torloB of Rhauitiatltm' "xulfil un.l pUBlpulcl. Adilf'K.1 llir imilini IM.IUV II. I 1 riisiirwnti«r. I'll I'. '."•:• \ Si Hllllowcll, Miiliir. Adv Buy Your Printing "at Home' Kern County Printers' Association (.KIM -lii /ml Vrett 1. iiited \\tiri l'l,ICVKI,AN'li. Si-pt 111. --It \\iut county i ommlNHloncrn' day HI the I'liMihona coimlv fair at nearby Her, - {1 and three of thi-m Junepli i- 1 l ior man ,lamen A Hcynolilii and .lohn I''. Curry arrhed In ntyle In a hllmp. They attracted o\rii more aid -ntlon than they impeded \\lmlH \\hlnUeil the hilmp to and Iro and thev \MM-M muihle to laml Tin hllmp lhi;il!\ re turned to i li-velniul mid Ihn cummin Mom-rii relurncd lo llcrea h\ auto GASOLINE ALLKY M tilonigi' holdliiKH on thp ] INI n re contdflernhly InrKe.r : ir riKo. lotiil Unllfnl SlMIni i ,K<- HlocltH urn far below li.'lfi niiil mo ulno lesn (hull lo ndflltlon to tho Uicht rcJierx-c HlocltH In NIOI-IIKP hiltlpr. pro- duel Ion for the i-ountry nh n whulu IH a Krcal deal IlKlit'-r than a year HKM ami the effect^ of t ho drought nro ; rxpecti'd to rPMiill In a furthe.r cut ( In Iho totiil production of Iniltor. ' Tlicmi fui'torn liax-n riiunod a notloo- i nhly HtroiiKer inidprtoiio rinil confl- ' dniice In full nml wlntpr hutter | murketH Horse Shortage in State Envisioned! il'nUnl I'rcti Leai'til Wire i '• SACHAMKNTO. Kopt. 111.— Call- , fornln iirohahly \x-|ll find II nucpx- ' Htiry to Import horntm und niulnH from other Minion In order to supply i the clenmiul for xvorlt anlinaln ni«xt i your, i: I. Klnnley, Sarniiufnto | county iiKi'lcultunil iiKfiit. rpiiortml. '< Information recp|x-iMl from the! llor.se mill Mule AHHOfliillon of; Ameilcu roveuli-d n nallonal Hhort- I UK'' of IT.'i.i'nii IHII-HCH nml 3?,'i, 000 milieu, Stanley naltl. I ilHcontlnuanco of |II-KI.I||IIK from lOi't to 1033 xvan rcMponslhle for the dei'i-canei! supply of worK animal:*. \ppto\himtely tiiloo IHU-HPH and '.'linn ninlcN from olln-r nlntca will ho reiiuhiil lo fill the deinnuil In I'all- fornln ilui-hur IP:i7, It xvii.M cHlliniitoil. Gambling: on Races at Fai^Increases SAI liAMKNTO. .Sopt. 19.—l-'Hrl- mutiiel heiilnt: mnchlnct. nt Ilm Cull- fornln Htate fnlr thlH ypnr nhoweil an Incrcnso of :MH V ppr cent In tho "hiimlli-" nti compnn'd with lOlh"). of- flclnl I U:'II en lllnrlo-ICil l-'or the i-ii;ht iiiij-M of racliur thin vein- n I»IH| of $L l <iH,l.s4 WIIM xviigmM, iiKuliiKt J.'i:i.iil7 nt lh.< 1!I3,"> fnlr. HORIZONTAL I, 7 British cabinet official 13 To lay a road, M Haromctric. 10 Contest of speed. 17 Monkey. If) Instants. 20 Aye. 21 Musical note. 22 Curse. 2H Solar orb. 24 Street. 2!5 Sea Inlet. 2(3 From. 20 Acidity. 30 Boundory, 32 At this moment. 33 Closing scenes 35 Southeast. 3(5 Window. 37 Portnl. 30 Carmine. 41 Inspl-*< rcveir/.icc. 43 Conceited person. 40 To decay. Answer (o Prcvlouj Puzzle 15 48 Nuns. 51 Card game. 03 To foment. 55 Sound of inquiry. 50 Ncgntive. 57 Carbonated drink. 38 He is the VERTICAL 1 Hardy persons 15 - is his party's pet issue. 18 Fifth month. 10 To dine. 22 Tribunal. 25 To nod. 26 Sheerer. 27 Lubricated. 29 College girl. 30 Circular wall. 31X. 33 Happens. 34 Heavenly * bodies. 36 Female cattle 38 Made of oatmeal. 2 Woven string. 40 To stuff. 3 Hail! 1 Northeast. 5 Blnck. 6 Sweet potato. 7 Coal box. 8 Performs. English Prime 0 Doctor. (pl.). 50 He wns returned to List year. 10 Manner. 11 Frozen desserts. 12 Birds' home. 42 To cat sparingly. 43 Golf teacher. 44 To flame. 45 Ancient. — , 47. Sash. 40 Pronoun. 50 Being. 52 Poem. 54 Note in scale. 57 Therefore. Henceforth Will Ask Ballot of Membership Before Deciding Policies tjURM BUREAU members of Kern •*- county are being given an opportunity to havo a direct voice in establishing a position of the state federation on three important is- suea, it was announced today by T. M. Martin, secretary of the Kern County Farm Bureau. The three issues pertain to questions appearing on the November ballot, namely: No. 7 on civil service; No. 22, the chain store tax, and 23, relative to tho railroad commlBsion. Securing the membership vote on these IMBUOS, according to Mr. Martin, is the first time that such an opportunity 1ms been presented to tho members of the organization and Is being done in accordance with a policy adopted by the board ot directors of tho California Farm Bureau Federation, in which it is planned to secure tho opinion of Its members before taking a stand on Important IHHUCS pertaining to agriculture. Mr. Martin explained that by securing tho direct vote of tho people, tho state federation could better represent the membership on important issues. The plan of \-oting on these Issues, Mr. Martin said, Is to present the question and allow the members In their center meetings to discuss the question and then take a secret ballot ut tho meeting. This procedure Is carried on throughout the state in overy farm center and these results tublulated from each county and for- xx'arded to tho headquarters of tho stato federation. Can 262,000 Tons Peaches to Date (Vnltcd PrcM t.eaitd Wire) SAN FRANCISCO. Sept. 19.—The canning peach Industry board reported today that a total of 282,547.2-1 I tons of peaches had been canned In i California this year up to and in| eluding September 12. i It was estimated that not more ' than 600 tons more would be packed Jby tho end of the season. ; Of the total. 231,440.68 tons wero i packed as canned peaches, 28,853.90 I tons as fruit cocktail and fruits for salad, and £262.66 tons were packed as pickled peaches. Growers and packers previously agreed each to contribute BO cents a ton for a national advertising campaign for tho industry, and on the basis of the tonnage packed It was estimated $240,000 would be available for this campaign. 4 « » . Succeeding Droughts Lead to Wide Discussion. by Midwest Farmers (United Preii Lcated Wire} LINCOLN. Neb., Sept. 19.—Many Nebraska farmers aro talking irriga- :lon as a practical method of fighting the drought and lesser dry years. They note that the Irrigated North Platto valley of western Nebraska expects to produce 60-bushel corri, a jood sugar beet harvest and other crops, despite tho worst drought known to this state. Robert H. Willis, chief of >the state jureau of irrigation, says an increas- ng number of farmers are using pump irrigation in eastern Nebraska where the rainfall In other years was sufficient. Irrigation, Willis pointed out. Is possible only when water is available and when tho land Is not too hilly. Dry-land farmers of Box Butto and Cheyenne counties in the west are petitioning federal officials for funds for rrlgatlon experiments. Of Nebraska's 93 counties, 88 are counties are Ncnmlm, only eastern Disgruntled Man Appeasedby Chief 1 (Anoclaied Preii Leaned Wire) \ DALLAS, Sept. 19.—The tiixl i driver, disgruntled over a traffic ticket, complained to his fare: "Lousy policemen, Just waiting around to hand some poor guy a ! ticket." ! Alighting tho passenger gave him a 16-cent tip "for coffee and dough nuts to cool off on," and handed him a card reading: "Police Chief U. L. (Bob) Jones." "When you've cooled off," said tho chief, "go to that policeman and i apologize for the things you'vo called | him and toll him to report to mo." I Tho ticket was dismissed. Understanding Essential Needs Is Assistance . in Good Farming By FRANK HORNKOHL, A PLANT cannot grow to mator- •"•Ity unless a sufficient supply of each essential element cornea to it from the soil. From the standpoint of their relative food value as raw materials for plant food, the elements which are present in the soil may be divided into three classes, namely, the nonessentlal, the essential and abundant, and the critical elements. Tho first class includes silicon, aluminum, sodium, manganese, and certain other rarer elements which sometimes are found in soils of some special typo, or unusual origin These elements seem to have no rola to play in tho nutrition ot plants; although silicon is always present in plant ash and sodium are found in small quantities in all parts of practically all plants. Nearly all species of plants can be grown to full maturity In the entire absence of these elements from their culture medium. Occasional exceptions to this statement in the case of special types of .plants aro known, and aro of Interest in special studies of plant adaptions, but need not be considered, here, Analysis Shows Needs The second group Includes iron* calcium, magnesium, and sulphur. All of those elements are essential for plant grbwth, but are usually present in the soil in quantities • to Insure a sufficient supply In available form for plant food. Recent investigations have shown, however, that there are many soils in which sulphur is present in • such limited, quantities that many agricultural crops, when grown on these soils, respond favorably to the application of sulphur-containing fertilizers. In such coses, sulphur is a "critical" element. •Tho "critical" elements are thoso which are essential to tho growth-'.of all plants and which are present \fi most soils in relatively small proper" tlons. Any ono may, therefore, bo tho limiting factor in plant growth so far as plant food is concerned. Theso are nitrogen, phosphorus, and (often) sulphur and calcium. Rules for Guidance *The use which a plant makes of classlfled as drought areas. Tho "freo" j the elements which come to it from county not listed; Scotts Bluff and i tllc so " has bcen studied with great Klmball, In tho western panhandle; i persistence and care by many plant Grant, which fringes the panhandle physiologists. Muny of tho reactions and McPherson, situated in the heart ! whlo » take P lttce in a P' 8 -" 1 C° u are of the sandhills. One Farm Has 1500 Birds for Holiday Trade; Fattening Done With Milk, Grain SHAFTER, Sept. 19. — Several largo turkey flocks are being raised In this community In preparation for holiday tlmo. One Of them is on the Nick Rllcoff ranch and one on that of Mrs. Emma Malofy. The turkeys are about half grown at this time and havo bcen fed little except alfalfa iso, far. Later they will be fed grain and milk In order to make them fat and the meat more palatable. Mrs. Malofy has a flock of 1500 birds 5 moViths old running on an acre plot with two acres of alfalfa adjoining for feed. Most of tho turkeys weigh between 16 and 19 pounds at present and will take on considerably more when they begin getting Intensive feeding of grains in about a month. All are In excellent condition and were vaccinated against chlckenpox 10 days ago. It took Mrs. Malofy and four assistants 4 hours to accomplish the task. Besides the turkeys she has enough geese, chickens, ducks and Cornlchon chickens for table Tho latter fowls excel tn sup- •wild use. plying meat as they have largo round bodies and tho meat tastes quite similar to turkey. The main objection to the turkeys Is their early-morning nolso. 4« > DISBARMENT ORDEKED SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18. (A. P.) The state Supremo Court today ordered disbarment of Wlllard J. Laney, Los Angeles attorney, for unprofessional conduct. The court held Laney had taken advantage of an elderly widow, his client, In managing her affairs as an administrator of her Incompetent brother. extremely complicated, and the relation of the different chemical elements to these Is not easily ascertained. It Is probable that the same element may play a somewhat different role In different species of plants, in different organs of the same plant, or at different stages of the plant's development. But tho usual and most Important offices of each element are now fairly well understood, and may bo briefly summarized. It should bo understood that a thorough and detailed discussion of these matters, such as would bo Included In an advanced study of plant nutrition, would reveal other functions than thoso which are presented here and would require a more careful and more exact method of stato* ment than Is suitable here. Editor's Note.—In his next week's article Mr. Hornkohl, having Indicated the importance of understanding plant needs, will begin summarizing their ordinary food requirements, commencing with nitrogen and potassium. It Is hoped tho discussion may suggest lines of inquiry for individual farmers toward increasing their own crop yields. State Labor Urges F.D.R.Re-electiotf (United Preii Leased Wire) SACRAMENTO. Sept. 19.—Re-elao- tlon of President Franklin D. Roosevelt was urged today In a resolution giving a complete endorsement to his adminlstralon by the Stato Federation of Labor in convention here. The resolution traced tho history of tho new deal and pointed out that in the coming election there were the "disciples of privilege" on one side and Roosevelt on the other "fighting with his back to the wall against all the force of the exploiting classes." The resolution was passed unanf- mously and received an ovation when it was presented to tho delegates. Sad Moments By KING THIS IS THE LAST TIM6 I'LL BE COMIM' WITH THE TROCK, NINA. AN' i BROUGHT vou A PRESENT. / ARC VOO RSALLV . GOINIG BACK TO I- TOWN TO Live? J'~~ SUN KONG HERB CO. CONSULTATIONS FREE Wonderful linrhM fur ''lironlo ami ttcuto ailments of llio lililnroN, llvt^r, BtnmiK'h trouble, rtr. l r ,btin. dally offi-rtlvc for nil klndH uf vonnrcul cll»L'iinca, Uorljo offer tin rmnjliiio ri'lk'f. 2230 K St., Cornrr of Twenty-third BOT IF VOU HATCH 'GM^i UNDER A KEN VOO'LL HAVE SOMETHING TO RENAeMBSR M6 vou >. KWOW I'D STARVE ) BEFORE VD EWET* / EAT THSM ./ BAMTN THE* CAN Owrity. >•?*. t* CM««f» '. Y N,.', SSwu, t~. / Merrill, Richman r ~~ Sign Peace Pact MU8GRAVE HARBOR. N. F., Sept. 19.—Captain Eddie Rlcken- backer succeeded today in negotiat- | Ing an armistice between Richard i Merrill and Harry Hlchman, estranged transatlantic flyers, and they agreed to fly to New York together in their repaired monoplane, the Lady Peace. They hoped to start today. ^ Merrill, who charged that Rich* man's action in dumping 600 gallons of gasoline at sea, prevented them from flying nonstop to New Tork from England, had declared he would not fly "In the same ship" with the crooner-pilot. '• * But Rlckenbacker, Eastern Airlines executive and Merrill's superior, induced Merrill to submerge nts quarrel for the present. •4« » i' ' u SLiri'ER THROWER TOLEDO, Ohio. Sept. It, (U. P>— Most a*cur»to lonc-dlvtanc* slipper thrower la Marguerite BUuUc, who also won a "6-yard daah at the M? nual plcrUo ot the SohmWUn Brotb' «m BM.UDC Company. • •

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