trees and shrubs and the improve
ment of farm homes generally.
13. To produce and manufacture
biological products to be distributed
to live stock producers at the actual
14. To inquire into the causes of
contagious, infectious and commuv
nicable diseases among domestic an
imals, and the means for the preven
tion and cure of the same.
15. To take all measures necessary
for the preservation, distribution, in'
traduction and restoration of game
birds and other wild birds.
16. To be the custodian of the
state fairgrounds, buildings and other
property belonging or attached there-,
to and to maintain the same.
17. To hold annually a state fair
in order to promote improved meth
ods of agriculture, to encourage an
increased yield of grains, grasses,
fruits, vegetables and other crops
and the raising of improved-breeds of
live stock and poultry, to" acquaint
farmers with the latest implements
and machinery of agriculture, and to
encourage the manufacture of but
ter, cheese and other products of ag
riculture. 18. To adopt and promulgate rules
and regulations governing the hold-'
ing of the state fair, which rules and
regulations shall prescribe the kinds
and classes of exhibits, the condi
tions under which they shall be re
ceived, installed and cared for, the
conditions under which ra'cing shall
be permitted in the fairgrounds and
the rules governing the same, the
premiums to be offered and paid, the
j)rice of admission which shall be
charged in all cases except for ex
hibitors and their bona fide employes
and for children under 5 years of age,
the methods by which judges may be
employed, and the,- manner certifi
cates of award shall be prepared and
19. To police the state fairgrounds,
to maintain and preserve order there
on, and protect exhibits from theft,
'njury or destruction.
20. To assist, encourage and pro
mote the organization of farmers' in
stitutes, horticultural and agricultur
al societies, the holding of fairs, fat
stock shows or other exhibits of the
products of agriculture.
21. To investigate and ascertain .
thaj; moneys appropriated for county
fairs and farmers' institutes are
faithfully applied to the purposes au
22. To see that live stock at stock
yards, breweries, distilleries ajid oth
er like places where' live stock are
confined, housed or fed are properly
The director of agriculture shall
promulgate no, standard of quality,
purity and strength of food products
for this state except that determined
by the food standard commission.
The director of agriculture shall
succeed to all the right title and in
terest of the state board of agricul
ture in and to the state fairgrounds,
and to all lands, 'buildings, money,
unexpended appropriations or other
property connected therewith.
CHEER UP GROCER, DON'T CRY
-HIGHER PRICES BYE ANP BYE
Cost of vegetables is high, yes, but
dont complain today. They'll be,
"Fresh vegetables, when they
start coming in, will break all price
records,' said S. T. Fish, head of the
commission house of his name. "Chi
cago is due for a shock. Late frosts
have killed early crops in south and
southwest that we generally started
getting auout this time."
Get out your garden tools, folks.
OFFICER! CALL A COP TO HELP
. THIS POLICEMAN!
Louis E. Gartrell, 2G, 2GJ.5 N. Hal
sted, a plain clothes officer assigned
to the Sheffield av. police station,
was held up, robbed and beaten by
three men at Halsted st. and Wright
wood av. early this morning. A Ma
sonic pin valued at $1-25, $14 in cash
and his gun were taken from him,
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