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Nebraska Farmers Own
88,613 Autos, As Well as 40,000fias Engines Farm implement and modern motor ronvenientvs on farms jn the state la.-t ..ear hail a value of S'.,7X;,.ij:!, acrord- np to a report compiled fioin all coun ties of the state ami issued Saturday y I-o Suil r, secivtaiy of the state xiard of am ieu'ture. Outside of farm 'mplement.-. the value includes trucks, rus tractors, jras ermines and motor ars. There were :,2"'l tiucks on farms in 'he state last year, aiconiini! to the 'port, and vs.fi 13 ni, iter cars, or .difiht ly loss than half of the entire motor population of the state. Figures also how S.ssv jcii tractois and 4l),.;; pa. 'npines. Motor cars on farms last year in creased more than 5,000 over the pre vious year and almost 10.000 since KM 8. (Jas engines loll Ik.Iow the num-tf-r for KMI. The number of silos on farms in THIS was a.Oi'.s, according to figures as compared with ,'5,f8!) in 1U20, or a decrease of almost 2,000 in the two years. Hiph price of materials and fhe immediate disposition of farm products is attributed to the decline. Modern water systems installed on Varms numbered 5,718 last year; mxl rn heatinp systems, 5,301, and mod ern lighting systems, f,C4S, The farm product wealth of Nebras ka last veaf, computed on prices ef fective November 1, was $237,230,308, of which more than one-half was in firm value alone. The 1020 value tf sjells, pop coin kaffir and sunar beet crops are not luted in the report, but include four teen of the other principal crops in the vtMe. It was explained that the value of the above crops'would probably in crease the total value by mere than 13,000,000. The combines! value of crops in 1910, -exclusive of clover, timothy, mixed clover and timothy and sudan grass, as reported as $530,134,021, or about $300,000,000 less in 1920 than the pre vious year. Declines in the various crops range from a fed hundred thou sand dollars to $100,000,000. Corn led in value with a total of "$127,772,408, from 7,560,355 acres re ported by the various counties. This figure is almost an even $100,000,000 less than the corn value of 11)19, which was given jus $277,813,528. All wheat in Nebraska last year amounted in value to $9(1,501,318 as apainst $121,075,881 in 1919. Based on forty cents per bushel, the nats valuation last year was based on for cents per bushel, the oats in 1920, was given at 2,400,002 and $2,133,475 in 1919. The rye value was $4,870,135 last year, compared w;th $0,187,954 in 1919 from 3,751.104 bushels in 1920, and 5,156,029 in 1919. THE ALLIANCE HERALD, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER f, 1921. TIIRCD BLACKROOT The semi-monthly meetings of the Liberty local Farmers' Union was held at the school house last Wednesdiy evening. There were only 5 members present,, but they adopted tho by laws and after the meeting a very decici ius luncheon was served. Delia Marie Grosse was quite :kk Inf-t week. Mr. and Mrs. Jay Hall, Mr. and Mrs. Tvar Meeker and Mr. and Mrs. George Flaherty attended the dance -it Car.t'iii iiast Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Caha and Mr. and Mrs. John Moravek visited at Ivor Meeker's last Sunday. Robert and Harold Hood and Merle Nikont visited at Jim Kennedy's last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Kennedy visited at Colvin's Sunday morning. Robert Mitchell and mother visited at Jim Kennedy's Sunday iftemoon. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Dyer vis-ited at . E. Dyer's last Sunday. Ella Lance helped Mrs. Pyrl Dyer ook: for threshers last week. Mrs. G. E. Dyer helped Mrs. Roy Crosse cook for threshers Saturday. Mrs. Henry Rose helped Mrs. Roy CJrossse cook for threshers Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hookham and slaughter, Blanche, motored to Lake Ellis Sunday for a few days' camping trip. Mabel Romer was on the sick list last Saturday. Mrs. Plymate's brother and wife came down from Wyoming last week one day for a short visit. FAIRVIEW. Henry Branch of the firm of Branch Bros, at Lincoln was here last week for a brief visit with his sisters, Mrs. A. P. Tucker and Mrs. William Rust, Jr. L. T. Glarum of Alliance has recent ly replastered the school house in dis trict No. 3. ... Dr. and Mrs. N. F. McAlester left last Monday for their home in Red lands, Cat., after a month's visit in the home3 of their cousins, Fred and Herbert Nason. They will stop en route in Denver, and also "Berkeley, San Francisco, Los Angeles and other coast points, expecting to reach home some time in October. The ball game last Sunday between Ash Grove and Fairview ended rather disastrously for Fairview, the score being 9 to 29. What might have proved to be a very serious accident happened at the ball grounds Sunday when a car, driv en by Mrs. Dan Lawrence, ran into a group of children, knocking down Lee Garrett, the Beven-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Eb Garrett The boy was slightly injured and Mrs. Law rence suffered a severe nervous shock from which she is slowly recovering. This should be a lesson to parents to look after children at these gather ings. No one blames Mrs. Lawrence for the accident. Miss Carol Nason left Sunday night for Denver, to resume her duties in the office of the Hessler Mervantile company after a two-weeks' vacation at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Nasoa. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wooklander of Casper, Wyo., left for their home last Monday after a few days' visit at the Frank Trenkle home. They spent a week while here with Mr. and Mrs. Wdford Griffith in Alliance. There will l u social nt the home of E. A. Hann, Friday night, Septem ber i. The supper will consist of Cake, peaches and cream, coffee, watermelons and cantaloupes. Every body is cordially invited to bo present. The prncccn are to be U'-ed to help buy a piano tor the church. I Friend of Albeit llidley now in the! r.r.tt'e Mountain Sanatorium at Hot! Hot Slrinw. S. IV. Will lin unrv f! bear that be is in very aoor health. Mr. Hadley has been a resident here lor a numlier of years, hnxing homo-Me-vlod land here in the spring of 1SS.. Goshen County, Wyoming, Farm Hureau Takes Steps to Cut Down Farm Wages The farm bureau organization for (Jo.-hen county, Wyoming, has taken steps to lower the prices paid for har vesting beets and potatoes, and in order that farmers in other sections may have the benefit of their wage scale, have forwarded a set of resolu tions to newspapers all over western Nebraska, where there are similar crops to be harvested. William Linn, chairman of the Goshen county bureau, submits the following account of the action there. A meeting of the potato and beet producers of Gordon countv was held on August 27, 1921 at the State farm at Torrington to discuss the labor problem for this year's potato and bret harvest. A thoroughly represen tative attendance of those two lines of farming were present as well as repre sentatives of the Grcnt Western Sugar company at Scottsbluff. After full discussion on each point the following resolutions were adopted s tling the maximum wages to be paid in the county for help during the har vest. The main points considered in reaching the figures set were, a fair wage to the laborer, the price of the products when marketed and the vis ible supply of labor for harvest. RESOLVED, That the maximum dav wage for potato and leet harvest be $3.00 for a day (of 10 hours); that where labor is hired by the hour a maximum of 30c per hour be paid, both these scales to include board. Where the laborer boards himself an extra $1.00 per day would be allowed. RESOLVED, That where potatoes are picked by the sack a maximum of 5c per sack be paid. Sacks considered averaging 117 pounds. Board to be furnished by the picker. RESOLVED, That the maximum tonnage rate on hauling beets or pota toes be 40c per ton for the first mile and 15c per ton additional for each mile after the first one. Complete outfit and board to be furnished by the laborer. RESOLVED, That the maximum wage paid extra help, by the month, during beet and potato harvest be $05 and board, provided that where less than one half mile haul is involved beet scoopers and haulers and potato haulers may be paid an extra $10 per month. RESOLVED, That the minutes of this meeting be given the widest pub licity possible. able eyebrows do not spend the best years of their lives coloring meer schaum pipes. Herald Want Ads Results. State American Legion Announces Men Who Will Handle Emergency Relief The suh-romnvttee to the committee empowered to handle the state endow ment fund appropriated by the la-t legislature for the purpose of emer gency relief for ex-seivice men and women, Wednesday was announced by the state department of the Ameri con l.eeion. The committee is to pass and recommend ujHn all application.; to take effect from the endowment fund. The committee, as announced by the state adjutant of th" legion, follows: J. E. C. Fi.-h-r, Beatrice, cha'rman; W. L. Anderson, Lincoln; E. K. Hur.t. Falls City; Frank Perkins, Fremont, tiea surer; Frank B. O'Connell, state adjutant, secretary. "Application for Ijenefit allowed by the fund are now leing printed and it i hoped to have the first iUota ready for di.-tribution early next week," Mr. O'Connell said today. Approximately $0,000 has been made available for this purpose immediately, it was said. The original endowment is $2,000,000 with a $50,000 emergency, an eighth portion of which is now ready. Every ex-service man or '. woman who desires to take advantage of the fund must subscribe before his or her local post, it was explained, and the post adjutant and commander shall endorse to the sub-committee for ac tion. Distribution of funds will be made through the local post and the committee urges that extreme care be taken in checking and awarding the funds to stringent cases. "The $0,000 now available is an im mediate relief and because of it be ing limited local posts are urged to show great care in exercising reviews of eases and recommendations made upon them," Mr. O'Connell said. "This fund is open to 308 posts in the state and with knowledge of many cases that now are pressing and legitimate, these cases should be considered first.' Interest on the endowment fund, when it automatically revolves, should bring in about $100,000 annu ally for relief, it was estimated. PLEASANT VALLEY Mrs. Charles McNay departed for Iowa Wednesday night, where she will take care of her father, who is report ed not so well. Miss Ruth Cox visited Mrs. E. J. Bryant Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. James Ervine and daughter, Lillie, sient Tuesday with Mrs. Ed Friester. Miss Viola Mabel Peterson and brother, Delbert, spent Friday with Mrs. Thomas Squibb and children. Mrs. Fred Stout departed for Glen wood, la., Friday night for her home after spending two weeks with her sister, Mrs. John Roberts. Rev. Mr. Forester and family and Howard Cottrell soent Monday night with George Timblin and family. They were on their way for Gering where they will attend conference. Miss Mabel Timblin was a pleasant caller at the John Roberts home Tues day evening. Mrs. E. J. Bryant was taken Fudden ly ill Friday morning, but is reported better. Miss Naomi Squibb is suffering very much from injuries received when she stepped on a rusted nail Friday afternoon. "A National Railroad and Coal Strike" IS THE POSSIBILITY THIS WINTER REV. It. J. MINORT always looking for the good of the American people read Harold IJell Wright's latest hook, "Hellen of the Old House" and he claims that in that book a solution to all the LABOR, INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL UNREST is pointed. He claims it to be the greatest book of the age. He claims that it will prove an epoch-making book. He claims that it will prove a sentional book among the CAPITALIST AND LABOR LEADERS And he iwleives that the people of Alliance should not be behind the pro cession, he, Rev. Minort will deliver an interpretive lecture, on thi3 most interpretive book. In his lecture, "The Pacifier" AT THE ROOF GARDEN Thursday Evening, Sept 8 In this lecture, Mr. Working Man, you will reeeive the most benefit. In this lecture, Mr. Employer, you will have pointed out to you a solution of much that is worrying you. In this lecture, Mr. True Blue American, you will have real patriotism interpreted. 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