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Fight the Boll Weevil
M U L ES!
Get your crop in early with
a bunch of good Mules and
the weevil will not get you
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Mules and.Horses. See them
now before all the choice
ones are gone.
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)ENIlS CLAIM Of MLXICO-t[D
ALLAC[ IN UNITED STAT[S
,onsul General Declares His Letter
Was Abused, and Tended to
Throw False Light on Republic
New York-, Nov. 1.-Denial that
4exico is connected in any way with
-adical groups in this country was
nade tonight in a statement issued by
lamon P. De Negri, consul general
if Mexico, in this city. Attention of
he State Department recently was
ailed to a letter from Consul De Ne
;ri to F'lavia Borqueza, a Mexican
senator, endorsing t he principle of
"I am surprised,' the statement said
n part, "that my letter has been
rbused, tending to present me and
he authorities of the republic of Mex
co in a false light and in which may
>e availed of the enemies of my
ountry and the various agitators and
nterest now engaged in against Mex
co, to show us in league or collusion
vith the radical movement hostile to
he constituted authorities and basic
trinciples upon which the government
md the political structure of this
ountry are founded. Nothing can be
urther from the truth and our aims,
Did Not Reveal Plot.
"So far as my correspondence is con
erned, the federal agents did not re
real any 'underground' work, as the
vas referred to was read in a pub
ic session of the Mexican Senate and
.vas published in all Mexico City news
alers of November G.
"Anybody who persucs my letter
ton' fide, and honestly interprets it:
vord and spirit, will hive to say that
here is notlhng in it tending to prove
hat I am in any way interested in
"adical movemepts in this country
'lthough I am deeply concerned with
he Mexico social revolution, and, at
in oflicial of the constitutionalist gov
'rnment, I am in duty bound to fol
ow its accomplishments and develop
Not Connected With Reds.
"Let me say once for all that Mex
co is not conducting any propaganda
n the United States nor has any sun
'hatsoever been appropriated for such
A purpose; and is not in any way con
ireted with the I. W. W. Bolshevist,
,r any other radical group of this of
mly other country of the world.
"I am a sincere friend of the eo
'e and the government of the United
tates. I have given the hest year
,f my life to bring about a better
'tnderstanding, closer relations, com
',er'ial intercourse and loyal and
sverlasting amity between our twe
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VITATI THE DEPARTMEN'r OF
AGRICULTURE IS )OING
)O.Ce:ae Stops Imports.
The importation from Englaad of
--ttle and all other cud-chewing ani
als and swine is being held up by
te United States Department of Ag
icultuire on account of an outbreak
f foot-and--mouth disease in the Ish
C WVight. The present ban will be ir
orce until from 30 to 90 (lays have
lapsed after all the animals exposeC
o the malady have been disposed of
ndl the premises affre.ted have be'en
This last outbreak occutrred late in
)etober, and is the most recent of
everal which occurrtedl at irregular
'ttervals in differ'ent parts of' Eng
ir.d dlutring 1919 and 1918. Somie of
he previous outbreaks have been in
h:trwickshire atnd Dorsetshire. At
ilterent times the D~epartmti(rt of Ag
ieu! tur'e has been on the point of re
umOtmg imatportation, when the disease
'u Id be d is'over'ed in a neow reg iou.
)ealers have put inl app1lications for.
ermits to import a total of 850 ('at
e, but have been preven ted from do
ig sot on acc'ount of this ban. P'rob
ly there are matny others who have
ot yet made for'mal application for
erm its to the depatmn. All otf
he cattle to be importtttedl fronm Eng
ind tire pur'ebreds.
'exas Against Scrub Sire.
'Texas has joined the "Better afres
etter stock" campaignt of the United
tates Department of A griculturin, and
nime Texans are alrearty whetting
heir penciles in preparation for
/ritinig the obituaries of the coutntless
longrel males wvhich are destined to
talk the gang ptlank. TPhe T1exams
Ian of scrub etradication is to stand
r'dize the work around the county
gent, allowving eac'h county agent to
isseminate information and fot'mu
ite plans for the abolition of the
crubs largely as he sees fit in aie
ordl with the conditions Opertative in
is community. Trhe Texas activities
gainst misfit breeding animals are
ypical of those which are extending
broughout the South.
hats, Wheat, Harley Lighter.
The weight per measured bushel of
/heat this year is 56.3 poundIs, as
gainat 58.8 pounds last year and 58.2
hie 10-year average. The woight of
teasured hushel of at is 31.1 pounds
as against 33.2 pounds las year an(
46.5 pounds the 10-year average. Thy
corresponding figures for barley ar<
45.2 pounds for this year, 46.9 lbs
for last year, and 46.5 pounds for the
tnine-year average, according to the
Bureau of Crop estimates, Unite<
States Department of Agriculture.
Inspectors Detect Diseases.
To deteet local outbreaks of disease,
of vegetables and fruits, wh!ch whet
uncontrolled cause heavy losses in the
field or in the transit, the food pro.
ducts inspectors of the United States
Made of so
to last a lit
at any pric
S'I'A N )A 1
WaqIhin,,ino. 1). C.
,.c a, pa
6c a paci
t Department of Agriculture are re
poorting diseases found in shipments
of produce at the leading market
centers of the country. If a ship
ment shows a serious diseas or rot,
the county agent and other represen
tatives in the locality affected are at
once notified and instructions given
for overcoming or minimizing future
losses. The notification to the point
of shipment also prevents shippers
from contipuing to shipmat<-rial cer
tain to spoil in transit and thus
waste car space.
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