The Malvern Leader from Malvern, Iowa on July 6, 1933 · Page 3
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ftffi MALVtftft tfeAPER, MALVERN, IOWA, • uDCUvB ANMMI . tf«tf«flii ft. P. 8. Protests Mattel wftt not restore fafefetttag power to the eonrmodttteg — wtr§at, cofft, hogs, rice, TW* opinion i* ei- by officials of the tr. 8. of Agriculture in esfli»«fttlttg upon recent fn: fft tfte prices of farm corn- In May wheat was quoted at af-onnd seventy cents a bo- tfcel with cotton near ten cents * pound. ffc.es* prices .feptesented an increase of approximately 100 pef cent over the February 1933 listings ot thirty-two cents a bushel fof wheat and five and one- half cents a pound for cotton. The increases Were dtte in part to an* tiefffftttofi of the probable effect of general inflationary measures and in part to anticipation of the effect of production adjustments possible under the new farm Act. Inflation ordinarily give* farm* ers certain definite advantage*. Such measures, designed to raise price*, raise the prices of raw materials first and fanners are primarily producers ot raw materials. Inflation may help general business conditions and improve the demand for farm goods as town eratfott was one of the first _ to protest tfte action of tfce tJ. S, Department of Agricnltare's n#- tlee of market service withdrawal to take effect June SO. Cfcat. E. ttearst, ereatdent of the Iowa federation, protested «t once to Washington, D. C., as did Edward A. O'Neal, president ot the American Fartn Bateau federation. Mr. Hearst pointed out that thousands of Iowa farmers were dependent on these reports issued through the press and on the radio tot information on prices. "It would be the poorest kind of economy," he declared. "Withdrawal ot this service would ineafi a step backwards and resnlt tn losses to many farmers in all sections of the tJfttted States, t cannot believe that the department is serious in its announcement that this work, which is one ot it*, roost worthwhile services, will be discontinued." Cooperatives and other farm organisations joined in the protest and many leaders hate wired or written the department plead* ing that the service be continued. It t« being pointed out that the lack ot adequate Information on t Ak* t«*d ft Wftt. tt>* of . >* efM Wfltta* 1 West efvelt i'ectof of PtofesBtfrf tftg id tfte Agrtcftttafat A«jnst- «r«M Adflrffttttfirtfofi, d**«te or* gatrtttMon t» talcltrg »Mp% io wot* w«k tire ffftftH&etOT ana tnatmfactore* »ftgte« ot trftde activites under the Belt^f Sfitetn of Higttw&r Slgm Needed to Simplify Ditectiofl ef Motdfi*t* iSafety I Real fcitAie TrMrtfef* O(« . ft S*tt*s of 14 articles on the e*n**» of automobile accidents, Ci$*M the death of 19,000 ana Injuries to more than ! rathoY Is Professor of Experiment*! Psychology In Johns _ r. Rfltttnore, Ma., anfl ts Chairman of the Committee OB : Higfrtfey ot the National R*»e*reft CowieB. Other article* the ''• Note) reduces the relative size ot fixed charges, such as debts and inter'! est, that farmers must pay. But the present farm problem rests upon a fundamental lack of balance between the production of actual agricultural goods and the consumption ot those goods. American'farmers are producing too much wheat, pork, cotton, and other commodities under the conditions that now prevail. Normally farmers do gain by inflation but the presence now ot those surpluses prevents them from gaining the full measure of benefit. Inflation cannot makeover-production less wasteful. It cannot remedy the disparity between the buying power of farm products and the buying power of industrial goods. Doubling the number of dollars a farmer gets tor a hog doesn't enable the farmer ,to buy any more manufactured V goods if the price of those goods doubled too. Df the service to farmers. The depart* tnent expect* to save a million dollar* through discontinuance ot the service, I "Thousands of farmers have watched the market reports on receipts and prices furnished by the department and depend on them each day," Mr. Hearst declared. "Virtually alt their operations In Iowa are based to some, degree on this information which has been furnished from Washington," The service covers market news on livestock, grain, cotton, dairy products, poultry, eggs, fruits, and vegetables with office* maintained in the principal mar* kets and distributing centers, About 300 people are employed and it is expected that only a few would be transferred to- other branches of government service. This service has been a dally feature of broadcasts over radio station WOI, Iowa State college. | Culliiur Poor H«ia Give*: Farfe Act. interest ftfts been great ia this ftetfttoft of toe adjustment producer* and dfctflfcirtor*, nstatrfy ot dairy proSfcet*, af 6 alfe*dt tt- tfetf tfftde agreement proof the Act. Plans call fof tfte consideration of agreements fof many of the toore Important farm commodities. under the trade agreement provision* of the Adjustment^** the secretary of Agrienitnfi*!* empowered to approve and become a party to marketing agreements ifaeng ftlsoclallofift etxpto- dtieefs and etnonf processor* and dlstHbntors in lntef-«ste ot for* eigs trade ot any agricultural product, whether one ot the *even listed a* "basic" In the Act c* not. tn these agreements the tnantt* taetttret* and dealers may cooperate under the guidance and en pervision of the Secretary oiAg* fteuiture to make their lions more efficient and economical, and the economies affected under such agreement* may be reflected in higher return* to pro-' ducers. AtttMrust laws would not be applied to trade practice* adopted under marketing agree* menu approved by the Secretary ot Agriculture. e). Dmtap, Prof**sot of EtpeHnt««tat JTotitM ttopkin* The flrtvet *ftot»1d have every tto Indication of the direction of aid to good driving that can be | degree of curvature. Details are glten fey street aftd highway serv- added in many states, but no mo- fee. Among these aids, clear and tortst believes then, since a fiWtanll? cttrnpreftenslhle ln«trnc- slight carve Is as apt to be la- tioital sign* are of primary im- beled "Dangerous Curve" as Is a pottance. Ttoei'e are three general vicious swerve in the road requir- clasaes of signs: restrictive and ing a decided lowering of speed. -*«*"- ^»$»>«' v , • ndltjons H must be accompa- by production 'control unless until normal markets are re- itored. must look past the benefits of inflation toward the real essential adjustment to economic reality —the adjustment *'of- the volume of output of American farms to the actual need, >, coupled -with ability to pay, of -the people who wil} consume that jEjteo«tput, a*. .- ''Without controlled produc* ,•' says Secretary Wallace, price-liftlng effort can pos- because it there is control of production, the pet- price increases toe next year** planting and the greater •harvest,wrecks the" price," Calendar ter, ing to-W, M, Vernon, extension poultry' specialist at 'Iowa State college. " In many cases the original bens are crowded, the bouse is too smalt for the flock and the uncomfortable conditions which prevailed caused low production, Such situations are found in many nocks. Some birds cannot get enough to eat, said Mr, 'Vernon, because there are too many birds- trying to eat from the same hopper..The good layers are the ones that get Cheated -because they must have a-little extra feed to lay well, When they cannot get- the few ounces pf "extra Jejd" and rea* eonabie comfort tbey simply .cut 4ow» OB thj^egg, yield, , Mr, Vernon advises owners, of poor laying flocks to sell the loafer ftens. IB Junior .July b*. cause tliey not only fail to return a profit but reduce the num. her of "profit «K«8" laid ey 4 tfee Wide Awake 4-H ClubMeetft June 21 The Wide Awake 4»B dub of Center township met Wednesday, June 21, at the home of Edith Ruse. Meeting was called to Order by President Geneva Sell. Boll call answered by ten .girls. "Good Health Rules to Follow." Report on My Trip (o Ames was given by Geneva Bell. Plans were then made for an ice cream social which will be completed at next meeting. Hats and berets with accessories made by our assistant leader, Mrs. Blsco, were shown to the girls. Meeting was then adjourned after which a social hour was spent and refreshments were served by the hostess. Next meeting will be July 6 at Geneva Sells. Reporter. Rapid Prop-el* Made -in Farro Act Program Rapid progress is being .made ' bwM&i^MmiMmiM'' ' : wneat Save-been jbrnplettta^ and plans' are going forward; to put them in operation, Cotton producers will be asked to.sign contracts offering to. lease a definite amount of their cotton acreage to the Secretary of Agriculture. An intensive campaign will be conducted this week-—Cotton Week. If a sufficient number of farmers agree to sign such contracts the Secretary will proceed with the program. , Initial policies for applying the act to corn and hog production are being developed by »r,-A. 0, Black, acting Corn-Bog Production, chief, and Guy 0, Shepard, Chief of Meat Processing, Representatives of the neat packing industry are. preparing trade agreements aimed a t higher hog prices, ft |s possible that a plas may be wj>rke4 out whereby a premium, will he paid for lighter togs,as a method of re* 4uelng tee tonnage of toga nest to Civil Service CpmmUsion • - Stekt Applicftnu for Job ' Servi?? ftanounces mat Jt will secept of e to fill 44»JjBt9trat}QB Ja 11,990 to subject tfi a 4e-!of to exfieed ifi per duellos ef not S M»rem. 9 nt de4«OtiqB oj ? ft per ts open to reseats of ;be gttta Jo thja paper is ta santast larw* aua thye»gji en. orga«jLi«ttoni o{ farmertt is wry ing put tb». pr «B« wwd wUi wurry permissive; directional; and cautionary. Th« principal restrictive and permissive sign* have to do with speed limit*, one way streets, and parking privileges. Speed limit sign* Should be of the same design in every state, and should be of Biten form ot coloration that they will resemble nothing else. At present, there Is entirely too great diversity tn this respect, tt the sign 1* sufficiently characteristic" the driver recognizes it without fail, and doe* not need to read anything on it except the numerals fixing the limit. The figure* then can be large, and legible at a glance, other wording, establishing the official nature ot the sign, Should be small. It I* to be hoped that before long a system of three speeds will be accepted: low, middle and high; instead of the five now generally used, in which case distinctive symbols can be used on the signs, and no reading at all wilt be required. Signs Not Uniform One-way street signs are at present deplorable. They are not uniform,"are not conspicuous, and are usually badly placed. As a result, well-meaning drivers in unfamiliar parts of town are constantly entering one way streets adversely. Decided improvement is needed for these signs. Sign* regulating parking are also in a confusing condition, leading, to annoyance and dangerous situations. In most of the cities, the signs require reading on the part ot the driver, who must therefore stop, or slow down markedly below normal speed In order to find out whether he may or may not park in a given spot, and if so, for how long. Such behavior is obstructive to traffic, and sets up needless risks. All such signs should be of the type which require no reading after the system has been' noted, and which .are intelligible-from a dls- iWjMtethtfJWftem is not ^'^'^'^« y ffi^ t r3 1 ^|2g JB f;f*|fe . sMiJTsiiitiiJili .,—,-„-,„. Z^lT^fmmenB^ ly. Where is no excuse for the present situation' In our cities generally. Competent drivers merit the aids which will enable them to drive their best, and incompetent drivers should have their excuses removed. Directional signs are those which enable drivers to find their ways about in'strange localities. The new system of numbering and marking the principal routes has helped the distance driver greatly, but local signs are much in need of improvement. In some states, a driver wishing to know where a certain cross road will take him, must stop at the Intersection (the place of greatest. danger) and study a small blackboard on which there may be a number of names of places. From the position where he can read this board, be can not see the other board which tells him where the road lie is on leads to. In other states, Instead of a blackboard, there is a flock of arrows on a post, giving much the same difficulties, or worse. Every where in the United States the local directional signs are anachronistic, suited only to-the horse and wagon stage of transportation, >They are, actually a copald- er&ole source of danger to life »»4 property, J»lft<*Tfor PirectlonaJ Signs The, yjace for directional information pertaining to crass roads is 10ft yards or more in advance the ^intersection. & system nee4& to be worked out for the Ol the nes^S towns we lavol?&4 intelligible tb&» the assortments. T&ere is no tbftt great imprevejaent can ho »&4e ta those Cautionary sjg&s ers for cury^ road ea49, narrow bridges, of ways, ets, These dp spfr. Where the direction ot the curve Is indicated, it is usually difficult to decipher, and in at least one state, many of the signs are actually misleading. The subject ot cautionary signs merits careful study, and it is probable that improvements and simplifications could be made which would make driving on the road much less dangerous tor ail drivers. At least, driving could be made easier, and easier driving conditions are safer. Record of .instrariretit* filed tn the offices of the Recorder And Clerk ot District Court of Wilts county, Io*a, frota Jane 28, 1983 at 8 a. m. to Jane 80, l§33 at 8 a. m. Sheriff to fi. tl. Benton (Shf. Deed) $10.393.61. Land in Sec. 10 and 16-73-40. Sheriff to Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. (Shf. Deed) $30,164.03. WH 18-73-41. John S. Beekwlth, Ref., to John H. Plnmh (Ref. Deed) $9500. Land In Sec. 11 and 12-73-41. Carrie Cloyed et «1 to Velnra Stranathan (W. D.) $6850. Lot 4, Blk. 6, Glenwood, Velnra Stranathan to A. E. Dean (W. D.) $1 and V. C. Lot 4, Blk. 6, Glen wood. Charles fi, Lincoln to Lydla L. Cowardin <W. D.) $1 and V. C. 40 acres In 24-72-44. State SaV. Bank, Co. Bluffs, to Aberam draft (W. D.) $1100. Land in 20-73-43. Trustees North Orove Cemetery to Daniel E. Morse Est. (Cem. Deed) $16. Lot 122 2nd Add. North Grove Cemetery. Sheriff to The Travelers Ins. Co. (Shf. Deed) $14,666.25. 166 acres In 13-71-43. f Sadie F. Dean to Jos. Bongrlomo et al (W. D.) 14000. ft. Lot 26 of Sec. l*-72-43. Printing ni »t*« getting out ft circular, circular printed tna ttef, . . the p*pet, the addrws* Ing, the tn ailing easily total tnote than the printing, Vet, in a large measure, the Heeulu Depend Upon the Printing. I £*f m ****» MHtj»f«* f« fffittfrsifti »s»tr}ottea as, tba Sriver. but ftt $be aftti»r« OeyiouiJy, thjsjt The Predominant Opinion of the Chicago Exposition is "It IsWonderful" Representatives of this newspaper have not seen the Chicago exposition, and must rely upon the reports of those who have seen it. With one exception, every local person returned from Chicago, whom we have questioned, reports that the fair is very much worth while, and affords an experience which can not be forgotten in a lifetime. And that leads us to the next subject: "How Best See the Fair?" To that question we answer: The Beacon City way offers a way providing lodging at ones choice of the Sheridan-Plaza Hotel or the Indian Head Country Club cottage camp; three meals daily, either one or two of which are served at the exposition grounds; daily admission to the fair; transportation from lodging quarters to fairgrounds and return; lectures upon how to get the most from the fair; free parking grounds; professional guides three days a week, .- . At the Indian Head Country Club quarters, one finds athletic grounds and courts, golf links, swimming pool and other recreational advantages with nominal fees additional, Beacon City offers a most practical, home-like way to get the most ol enjoyment, recreation and socially good times along with the fair, It is endorsed by state inspectors, newspapers and various organisa- tions for the high quality of its services, Importance of Reservations To date, Beacon City accommodations have been sold out well in advance of each weekly period, We ean not over-emphasize the importance of enrolling and reserving accommodations at least one week in advance, Please anticipate your trip at least that far, if possible, Otherwise we can not guarantee accommodations when you wish them, The Beacon City way has become SQ popular that the Indian Head cottage group of ISO bouses was inadequate, and the Sheridan-Plaaa Hotel was ad4e4 to give more freedom in options. There te already a hotel congestion in Chicago. But the Beacon City w§y will fl»4 «d§auite accommodations for all who make apj>ii» cation a week in advance, The Full Period 5 day» at the fair The Short Period 3 day« at the fair $34.95 $19.95

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