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INFORMATION FROM THB BXWUMEXT STATION AGRICUL
TURAL PAPERS AND THB COCNTT AGENTS OFFICE
Argentina And U. H. World In
Exports Of Corn
Approximately 80 per cent of the
corn entering Into world trade comes
aH thn United
States, according to Information
compiled by the United States De-
partment of Agriculture. In I92i
shipments from the United States
exceeded those from Argentina by
i nna aaa h.whoi. i,t nrinr to that
year Argentina was usually the
larger shipper, average exports from
that country before the war (iu- - properly housed.
1913) having been between one-third " 1 water tnan we now P- , Santatlon: Since dairy prod
and one-half of all corn entering ence. Southern Agriculturist. Iuct anj nged tQf numan food( and
Into world trade and about two and ' nee milk Is so easily contaminated,
one-half times the quantity export-. The Importance of Careful Grading thj Banltat,on of the dalry barn ,8
ed by the United States. j Very careful gra ng of tobacco a pp m(j requlalte- ,
Exports of corn from Argentina ha always paid extremely we.l., 3 ventilation: To remain healthy
in 1921 totaled about 1 12,000,000 Every year the country's crop brings and v,gorou, tne cow mUBt be pro
bushels, or 4,000,000 bushels less millions of dollars less than should v;ded wUh an abundanco of Iregh
than the pre-war average exports he obtained for It on acccunt of In- ar
and about 62,000.000 bushels less different gradng. i, 4 Lght. Plenty of sunlight
than the exports of 1920. On the' With the cooperative system of 8houd enter th barn ,
other hand, exports from the United
States in 1921 were 132.000,000
bushels, which was 111,000,000
bushels more than In 1920 and
about 87.000,000 bushels more than
the pre-war average.
i),7l Samples Of Seeds Tm:tl By'
florins: the fiscal year 1922, tne
i. flu,.nl vmr 1922. the
leed-testlng laboratories of the
roan of Plant Industry, United
States Department of Agriculture,
received and examined 29.671 sam-
pies of seeds. Of these. 17,100 came
to the laboratory at Washington,
; 7 1 to the five branch seed-
laboratories maintained in
with the State institu-
These samples represent both veg-
e-aliie and field seeds from farmers,
,.,.! dealers, and investigators, to
whom reports of analyses were sent,
showing the presence of weed seeds
and worthless material, or the
germ nation, or bo h, as requested.
Through thU service the work of
the eed-testilig laboratories is im
mediately applied to practical agri
culture. A total of 6,J62 samples of veg
etable seeds was purchased and test
ed for germination, and the results
of these tests will De pmii sueu.
Some or these seeds garden peas
were also grown in the field for true-
ness to name. Sweet-corn sainp'.-s
are being grown for field stands and
observation as to ilie presence ot
Hume Muiiiiueiiieiit Pnililein.s
est ExteiiH'.ou Workers
emiihasis on household
nliiiHe of home
economics teaching was urged dur-
inc the course of the conierence 01
the home econonilcs section of tho
Association of hand-Grant College
h Id In Wnshingtou November 21-23.
In several Slates the work has be
gun wiih kitchen improvuiuent. the
underlying idea being to embrace
Kiadual'.y all tho many sides of the
3kK.ss Martha Van Kenssalaer, of
New York, su!d that home economics
teachers would be neglecting an im-
poitaut part of their subject ',f they
did not develop household manage-
inent to the fullest extent. The
term household management applies
to the management of everytning
that pertains to the household and
the care of it. Including Its ex
peuditurcH and the standardization
of its equipment, accord ng to .Miss
The organization of the household
was considered a proper field for re
search in home economics depart
ments of colleges aud other institu- of the giimbrel roof Is more econo
tious, by Ruth Wardull. of Illinois, nilcal when storage capacity and
Heretofore, M',ss Wardull pointed convenience of feeding are cona'dcr
out, home economics workers have ed in relut'on to cost. There is no
concerned themselves largely with objection to storing feed above the
food in its many aspects. Clothing, cows If the floor Is tight,
shelter, und household organ ration Regurdless of what kind' Is chos
shoulud receive attention next, as e(1 u should be as convenient as
well as research in cooperation with possible because outside ot the cost
such departments of a un versity as uf feud labor is one of the largest
chemistry, medicine, liberal arts, no- items of cost In the production of
clology, and engineering. m'lk.
Representatives of the United
States Department of Agriculture The Vulry JUru
borne economics and extent on wora
Invited those present irom me oiam )a,. lie provided for the da-'ry herd, Kentucky motoNsts find it nec- prepare for an underground rear eu
colleges to make suggestions at any , arrange,i and furnished with the eiulMr- to shoulder a heavv tax bur- trance to the Statehouse.
time as to what problems the de- netessary equipment that salutary den but they do not Und much to' v This catchy but misleading phrase
partment m'ght assUt with. The mII.k may be produced with the drlve over ( Mr gtuart commented. s coined with view ot fooling
greater part of the conference was mn,lnum 0f ii,or and expense. Ha gald tn, total tax eve(j on auto- ths people ot Kentucky and ot caus
roncerned with home economics ueiow are presented the most.sa- mo ownerg 4( about twelve per! 'ng the voters to nominate and sleet
problems of a general admlnlstra- gcn-ial features of a good dairy barn. cent of the ost of the car. Courier-' n Inexperienced and Incompetent
live nature, the improvement of col- The detau have to be determined journa, j man as Governor, who was to be
lege teaching, and special problems 'fo lDdtv!duaI rarmH There are , r secretly hand picked and suggested
of extension and research. v msny good dairy barns In Kentucky. MONEY TO LEND On farm laad by these polltiaaus. Naturally they
but there are also some very poor In a high state of cultivation, where supposed such a man would be noml-
Ilail You TJniKl't This Way About 01( k .v stakes In design are likely tha coal rights have not been sold.lnated and elected by a landslide ma
the U'oodlauiUi? r(0 be mads when tha farmer has at 0'i per cent, on easy terms. Ses'jorlty. because hs had no record and
If perfect aubstltstea for wood sBol com,i,i,,red carefully bis parti- GRIFFITH REALTY CO.. I Ilk Andy Oump could be all for
build as material could b found, CHar requirements. Too often as Masoale Building. Owensboro, Ky. ths people on hundred' per cast,
If equally economical fuel could bs )ac(Ws on outslds dimensions and 4$-tf. and having ao record or sxper enc
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supplied the farm home, a sound ai-
ricultural policy would still require
the planting of trees or the preser-
tlon of the forests on thousands
01 acres 01 lana in me oouineru
nlll country. For thousands of ac-
res 01 mm mi
erosion only by the growing of trees;
snd only the forests can preserve
hundreds of our springs, give the
headwaters of our streams the pro-
tectlon they need, and prevent even
greater variability of stream
!. J a-MAAS-Aa Inaana flAin hltvtl VlrOT
market ng, wnicn cms lair m no
adopted In every tobacco-growing
district of the country, careful grad
ing is even more Important Hurt
with other systems of market. ng.
In cooperative selling the assoc. a
tlon must' keeD each grade up to a
definite standard If It is to retain.
or merit, the confidence of buyers.
me Burins ui ... -
1 he success OI me Bssucmuuu uc-
Bu-Tends almost entirely upon its hon-
. . i 1 1 I ln A . I ' rr ar W K
in grading und in dealing with
purchasers of the leaf. The mari
placing the incoming tobacco at tho
receiving station in the proper
snides has positive and emphatic
instruction not i" i uu,iu.,. B
In.o a grade that does not measure
up m every way 10 me iu;i "
of that grade. If tobacco that would
fall in grade CZ, tor example, is
found to contain considerable leaf
that belongs in grade C4
nothing to do but put ull the tobacco
n the lower grade. There is no
time for grading after the tobacco
is brought to the receiving ware
house. .Many farmers have the idea that
a. different k nd of grading should
be practiced In preparing leaf for
thc cooperative market. This 1b not
true. There is really but one way
to grade tobacco; that Is, to muke
as many grades as there are types
of leaf und put each type Dy nseu.
There have been so many grades
provided by the association that
practically uny type of tobacco that
may lie brought in can be referred
to its proper grado.
j Even with thi's large number of
grades the duty of tho official grader
is not an easy one, and he is
puzzled where to put tobacco that
conies ;n. careiui, neai ki-uuiuh
il! help him immensely.
Types of Hums
There are three common .type
of da'ry liarns; the. shed or "lean
to." the onu-story and the two-story
The type of barn to build de-
pciiils upon local conditions and the
personal preference of the farmer,
The shed or "lean to" type of barn
often !s poorly lighted, poorly ven-
t'latcd and very unsanitary. It Is
very difficult to produce dean milk
in such a building. The "lean to"
should he used only when the farm
er cannot afford a better type of
barn. It should be provided with a
concrete floor, manger and gutters,
standard stalls and four square feet
of window glass per animal.
The one-story barn is quite com
mon. However, the two-story barn
t , desirable tniU
erects tb barn and then trie to dl-j
rids tb space to as to meet the re
quirements of bJg herd. He should
first consider the number of cows,
calves and bull that are to be
housed, and then calculate the prop
er dimensions for the stalls, bins.
doorg TentnBtor., windows, etc.,
and bttIId accordingly. He should
aUo pIan t0 uke car of th0 futur,
growtn of nto herA Djr being able
later to Increase the site of the
barn w,:thout Bpoinng Us appearance
or Impairing It convenience.
The essential features of-a good
dairy barn may be enumerated brief
ly as follows:
1. Warmth: Dairy cows need
protectoll and cannot produce large
quantities of milk and butter unless'
nr.mM- Damn barns are
unsanitary and lead to rheumatic
trouble among stock and make con
ditions favorable for d sease.
6. Convenience. The arrange
ment of stalls, floor space, feed
room, etc., should receive careful
consideration in order to save labor.
7. Extra Room: Unless other
rn,cinn la mann the barn shou d
,d(J fof the glal,:ng 0f young
stock, bulls and pregnant cows, in
addition to the regular milking
8. Storage: Sufficient room for
the storage of hay, feed and bedding
should be provided.
9. Permanence: The barn should
be constructed of substantial ma
terial. A concrete foundation and
floor are best and most permanent.
10. Cost: The cost of the barn
should bo in keeping with the size
and Income producing capacity of
AUTO OWNERS IX STATE
PACK HEAVY BURDEN
License fees to the amount of $2,
136,716.44 have been pad to the
State this year by owners of 154, 7UI
motor vehicles, according to stat s
tlcs announced at Frankfort yost-j'--
day. This sum, which represents an
increase of $364,929over 1921, isj
the total of receipts recorded up to
It .8 estimated that the receipts!
, next year will be Increasud by at
least 25 per cent, the new automo
bile license law . alone netting ap-
'Proximately $250,000 more than the
amount received rrom passenger car
owners under the old law.
Under the new law, the license
fee for passenger cars Is based on a
charge of 25 cents for each horse
power, plus 40 cents for each 100
pounds in weight. Tlx s makes the
charge on the lighter cars slightly
leRs, increasing it slightly on the
heavier ones. In the past the basis
has been 10 vents a horsepower,
(ias Tux Revenue 5M,0M
The reveuiiB derived through the
tax on each gallon of gasoiiue, whlcu
Is estimated to be about $500,000 a
year also will be more next year.
The revenue received by the State
ili,,. tur hU var u derived from
i.E uu . ...i.nn.
biles, 17.168 motor trucks. 1,097
motorcycles and 884 dealers' demon
stralt on cars. j
Receipts In 1921, totaling $1,771,
887, were received on 111,227 pas
senger cars, 15,144 motor trucks,
1.185 motorcycles and 741 dealers'
amnnaliui en n a 1U
in 1911. there were but 2,868
motor vehicles In Kentucky,
Ancnrrilnir In Rneena Stuart, secre-.
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xury oi me iveuiucny auiuiiiuu d
. t . ...
tlUO, auiomooue owners oi iwii-
kv nv a State license tax a saso-
y Pay oiaie ficeuse m. a iuu
line tax. o ty license tax. Stats and'1
,v nrnnertv tax and Government
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i. on car at ... u.. i Pr -
The occ?pat.onai tax or so-called '
wheel tax levied by the oty In addl-
fion to the personal property tax.
ranged from $5 to $20 on passenger
automobiles and from $5 to $31.80
on moter truckg.- .
In ' Fact Most Anything in, the Line of Stationery, Paper or
From a Pill Box Label to a Barn Door Poster.
Write. Telephone or Call
THE HARTFORD HERALD PUBLISHING CO.
"GOVERNMENT BY PROXY"
The most da-fieromi character onofc the, candidate possessed any of
government -Is "eovernnient
proxy ana no omer muu oi fcMvcr'j-
ment is possible wnen omciuis arei
A good government must be a1
bus, ness government, but It must be
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the r. ght kind of bus ness. A m-r-
. , ,
Bhant may make money In his store,
a banker i.n h.a bank, a farmer on-
Ills Ittrill, nun BU uu iiiiuuku no.
of private business, yet any of, these
men, though successful in the r pri
vate bus! ness would prove utter fail
ures at the head of a government
unless they possessed adequate
knowledge of government business.
iThey could not run their own busi
ness without experience and knowl
edge in their spaoal line, and so it
i is with governments. Human talent
!:s varied. Some men are suited to
lone thing and wholly unfit for an
i other, which they discover by ex
a state government uecessai -
ly complicated. It has to deal with
so many different kinds of people
aud with so many intricate and im-
poruant questions that Its problems
are multiplied and made exceed ngly
llffl.,..U It a mt niouafn 1 nnovotlnn
." - " "
nk(ic Khd Inoon mon
business man must also be a
man, or he will fall a helpless prey
into the hands ot designing persons,
The history of the World may be
searched in vain for single great
or successful government without
.. . I . W . a I uihn urowA wall
men In charge of Jt, who were well
trained and experienced H n govern
mental business or statesmanship,
tt the other hand
ot failures In government have re
sulted from inexperience and want
Tho nnhlln nmv ba lntrHted
well as benefitted In knowing that
bug or a Business
. n,it.,.H fnr Onr.
man and not
ernor was hatched ana turned loose
" " ,aat Vnter during the
of profess.oa, poUt.n. and
Legislative advisors. They foresaw
. -eparabon of the sheep from -ths
an IratM neonle and for
an irat people, ana ior
fear they would land In ths bunch
of goats these politicians begau to
I in a-nvoriimont tfio nonnla wtil
I'M BmViUHl.,U, P"I"
I have no way of judging whether or
iuq ijuuiuicaiiuuB ucuiu 115
i office of Governor. Vet. as soon as
th' unknown anil i.nlrlnd man of
Mystery should be elected Governor!
thoao nrnfoaafnnnl nnllttf.!na w ffh
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cards to play and axes to grind,;
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would enter boldly In at the front
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door of the Siatehouse, and procot l
. , . . .
to supply the bra.ns of government
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and experience lacked by the Ch.cf
Execut ve, In the roll of friendly ad
visors and government experts, and
right there the people would be in
for another fall; and government
by proxy would begin.
However, these references do not
apply to a lot of business tulking
people, who have in mind a different
conception of things and the right
kind ot business.
' Will the people be fooled? We
bel.eve they will not. Everybody
should want business of the right
kind, and this means among other
things to b'ck the grafters and
crookg out the back door, practice
rlg,d economy pay 0(r the State
de5ti care for the sute institutions,
lower the rate of taxatlon aB rapdly
congjigtent with good government.
8nd w thout any increase of tax use
tne preBent state road funds in the
most practicable way to onance and
hasten the completion of the four-
thousand-mile system of state High-.
wayg connecting and binding close-
ly together every county
Tlaatfvnln v nnlllln'nn. bm tovlna.
political waters. Their effort to get
out a great bunch of candidates Is
unnecessary and only endangers par
The Democratic voters ot
tucky can end this staged parade of
by concentrating their
fnrcaa hnhinit a nAmnrfftlli, .BnAIDi.
fnr Governor, who has hann trlari
OUt n found l b honest.
of known ability, firm. Niunnnni
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Md nd experienced In his
"ZIZ Z 21?' Si
"." v'M oiaie, ior
. .1 JI..1-IL.. 1J ..... . 1 n . . m
k euieuaui uovernor ana omer state
off.ces and tha general term Includes
HEG S PLACE
' t ti man an1 vnnion an1 fliza wnnla
VWIU V.U MUU "UVIU
Democratic Ticket will win by a
, landslide majority 1n November.
uarastown (Ky.j standard.
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i 1 liA Rl!, MT5 BROWN
GETS 2 DISTRICTS
Clarence Brown, appointed mana
ger of the Green R)ver District of
the Dark Tobacco Growers Assoc a
tion, baa been appointed as manager
of the Stemm ng district - also, ac
cording to advices from Hopkins
v He. The Stemming district is com
posed of Henderson, Union, Webster
and parts of Hopkins counties and
usually handles about 25,000,000
Pounds of tobacco.
Announcement of appointment of ,
W IMam . Hodge as manager for tha
Stemming district some weeks ago
seemed to have been premature, as
Mr- Hodge has been unable to take
over tno management or tne aistr.ci.
His appointment, however, was re
ceived with general satisfaction. Mr.
Hodge has been an Independent buy-
er on tne nenaerson muraeis ior
number of years.
Chief Grader for the Green River
distn'ct, Richard O'Flynn, Jr., went ,
Ia TlnnV Inatrltla Tnoutav in Irtl'l
'-Manager Brown and the A rectors
ik. U A -. k n
uo u.on.t-io i m
at Hopmnsvuie, in ior tne purpose
ot determining when the recalyinf
houses will be In shape to take the
tobacco of the growers. ,
The board ot the subsidi ary ware
housing corporation for this d strict
was announced yesterday as follows
I m n VS1 .1 J f
Leek Harris and T. C. Held, Owens-
boro; R. B. Culley, Stanley; C. O.
Tong, Rome; John Bibb, Li via; and
T. H. Black, Hartford. Owensboro
Inqu rer. ..
The Hartford Herald, $1.80 the year
Dr. Fred C. Schreider,
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