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IS CONSIDERED Congressman Riddick Writes of What Is Being Done For Agricultural Classes. Responding to an inquiry of the Courier as to what especial construc tive legislation was being accomplish ed for the farmer at Washington, Congresman Carl Riddick writes: "I promised Montana farmers that Bresident Harding would show a spec ial interest in aiding agricultural in terests. He has done this. "Farming interests have been up permost in the minds, both of Con gress and the whole Administration. In addition to the emergency tariff to relieve agricultural producers, Con gress has enacted a law increasing the amount of funds available for farm loans by the Federal Farm Loan bank. This act has already made $20,000,000 available for farm loans, and this sum will be increased. The bill to increase the rate'of interest paid investors in farm loan bank bonds has pased the Senate and will pass the House in a few days. This will enable these bonds to compete in the market with com mercial and industrial bonds, and thereby further increase the funds of the Farm Loan banks. In order to expedite the financing of stock raising interests, the Hard ing administration took the initiative in calling' conferences of prvate bank ers to form a $50,000,000 fund to be loaned cattle men on reasonable terms and for a long time. The fund is ready and loans are already being made. Under the arrangements, credit can be obtained for a maximum period of two years. "This makes $70,000,000 extra cred it the Republican Administration and Congress have provided for the farm ers in the past 90 days. There also was the administration of the special $2,000,000 appropriation for relief of the drought-stricken farm ers of our own state of Montana and neighboring territory, although the bulk of it went to the farmers of Mon tana. Secretary of Agriculture Wal ace asumed personal supervision of the handling of this loan and the money was distributed in record time. With in 17 days after the work started, all the necesary machinery was set up, and loans were being made. Over 14, 000 loans, aggregating $1,950,000, were made, and over one million dol. lars of the fund was loaned to farmers of our own stated. "There is some patience over the delay in enactment of the packer reg ulation bill and the grain futures bill. In both cases haste might well mean waste—of effort and time. These bills touch basic economic principles and should be modeled along the funda mentally sound lines that underlie such federal supervisory bodies as the Interstate Commerce Commission. The enactment of a hastily-drawn, ill considered law would only breed dis satisfaction and greater irritation a mong all affected parties, and result in needed changes at the next session of Congress. When finally enacted, these two laws will represent the con sensus of opinion of all interested parties, fair to all concerned and possesing qualities of stability and permanency. This Congress has created a joint congresionai agricultural commission as the result of conferences between leaders of all the great farm organi zations and leaders in Congress. The comission is now at work and is au thorized to make a report within 90 days. It is making a study—with a view to recommending helpful legis lation—of the economic problems of the farmer such as marketing and transportation facilities, financial re sources and credits, relation of the middlemen to the producer, etc. "I have dwelt upon what the Con gres has done because, as a member of the dominant party of that body, I must share in its responsibilities and bear my proportion of whatever crit icism is deserving. But I submit the above record deserves praise instead of criticism. None of the enumerated legislation is partisan, even though it were enacted by a Republican Con gress! It benefits the Democrat quite as much as the Republican. It in jures no section of our great nation in order to enrich some other section. I rely upon the spirit of fair play and sober judgment which are marked characteristics of the people of Mon tana to rebuke the partisan misrepre sentations of the above notable list of achievements." CHAUTAUQUA PRESENTS "IT PAYS TO ADVERTISE" This Great Comedy Success Is to Be Presented on the Fourth Night by the Keighley New York Players % "S m Ellison-While presents something new for Chautuuqua cities all over the country. It is a piny with lots of ac -It Pays to Advertise." This big comedy success has brike'nÏÏny' 'iecVrTfo r c^!nu!!urru^\ 1 ' lr "' , " Ui ^-' 0,n,,i,I,y °" e ° f °-' r AmerIcan p,ny9 ' tlon, clean and wholesome, and abounding in funny situations The Keighley New York Players, will give a complete ul one and tloi m-chaser. ^7 ^° rk ^ I>la r r >' W,11 t f lve a , CO ""^ te production of this splendid comedy, adequately staged in every «ay. T 1k> cast is an nH-professlon mirth-compeiling and a true ONLY A NOISY NUISANCE /// RAVE ON youre: not ROCKIN' THE h Bo/nr HARD HO n y V % im yz S N J *?v' ELEVATORS TO OBEY TBE LAW State Department Agriculture Will Not Allow Business After Aug 1st. Unless Licensed. tJ , Helena, July „.3 Elevators and grain handlers that have failed to com ply with every requirement of the laws and regulations of Montana by August first, will thereafter be pre vented fiom doing a cent's worth of j business until they have so compiled,, announces the State Department of; Agriculture, Labor & Industry. With »if r ^ C thimo, rapidly ' approaching, ; the department is completing its prep arations for the stringent enforcement of all rules and regulations pertaining to the handling and sale of grain in Montana. A new departure this year is the requirement that every public ware house furnish a sworn statement, monthly, as to its condition. Unless the department is satisfied that there is an, ample margin of protection to owners of storage tickets, additional bonds will be demanded, failure to'ed, furnish which will mean the warehouse will be closed. The Division of Grain Standards and Marketing, which has charge of this work, is busy at present issuing licenses and 'receiving bonds frorri dealers and handlers of grain. Any person who handles grain in carlots and fails to secure a license operates at the risk of being fined and im prisoned. Grain on storage can be taken only by a person or firm licensed as a pub lic warehouseman. A license as a "track buyer" entitled the holder only to buy grain and not operate a ware house or elevator. A "grain dealer" license entitled the holder to operate a private warehouse, but not to take grain on storage. Every person or firm, who engages in the business of negotiating sales or contracts for grain, or of making sales or purchases for a commission, must first obtain a "broker's" license. Expert sales testers from the de partment are now busy testing track, wagon, dump, portable and grain tester's scales used by elevators and grain buyers. Scales found correct are labeled "approved"; those in bad order are labeled "rejected". Opera tors of these scales must have a weighman's license issued by the de partment, and any weighman who ne glects or carelessly weighs grain or who inaccurately weighs it, is subject to prosecution, punishable by both fine and imprisonment. If farmers are not satisfied with the grade given their wheat, or if they be ieve the dockage is excessive, at the time the grain is delivered they and the elevator man should take an agreed sample of not less than a quart and send it to the Chief Inspector, Di vision of Grain Standards and Mar keting, Great Falls or Bozeman. His decision is final and the elevator must either accept his finding or cease do ing business. Furthermore, it is sub ject to prosecution for failure to com ply with his order. Federal Grades and rules control in Montana on grades of wheat and also on dockage. It might be well to remember that broken kernels of the same grade and variety are not consid ered dockage. Chaff, dirt, weed seeds and grain of other varieties such as oats in wheat, are considered dock age. The state law requires elevators and public warehousemen to keep on file a copy of all grades, rules and regulations and to have posted in a conspicuous place a placard notice that: "A copy of Montana grades, rules and regulations is on file here for information of interested parties." Patrons have a right to consult this copy. A public warehousemen must re ceive storage and shipment, without discrimination of any kind so far as the capacity of his warehouse will per mit, all grain tendered him in the usual course of business in suitable condition for storage. A warehouse receipt must be delivered to the own er. Upon the return of this receipt by the owner, to the warehouseman and payment of all advances and le gal charges, the warehouseman must deliver within 48 hours grain of the grade and quantity set forth in the receipt, or he shall deliver the grain at a terminal market point, or the ■equivalent value thereof on that date, less any freight charges to the ter minal. Public warehousemen are prohibit directly or indirectly, by any spec ial charge, rebate, or other device from collecting or receiving from any person a greater or lesser compensa tion, for any service rendered, than he demands or receives from any other person for a similar service under sub stantially similar circumstances. A warehouseman is prohibited from giv mg any unreasonable preference or advantage to any person or subjecting ! any person to any undue or unreas onable prejudice or disadvantage. A warehouseman convicted of violating I this provision is subject to punishment ' of both fine and imprisonment. WILD ANIMAL ACTORS ... , . , , , „ A big show with hundreds of wild and domesticated animal actors to gether with a great array of speciality acts, a complete performance, includ ing » host of clowns. Palmer Bros. are presenting in their big three ring wild animal show this Season perform mir lions, ticrers. leormrds. pumas, ing lions, tigers, leopards, jaguars, bears, elephants, camels, llamas, horses, ponies, dogs, goats, sheep, lambs, monkeys, leaping ponies and dogs, carier pigeons, and many acts of a smaller character. The big show travels in its own train, fully and modernly equipped cars, unquestionably the finest in the show world. Thousands of people can view the performanoe at one time and the seating so arranged that every vis itor to the show can witness each act to advantage. Be sure and be in town early on exhibition day that you may witness the erecting of the tents and the un loading of the wild animals Monday, August 1. What To Do When Bilious. Eat no meats and lightly of other food. Take three of Chamberlain's Tablets to cleanse out your stomach and tone up your liver. Do this and within a day or two you should be feeling fine. —Advertisement. Courier Advertisements are profit able reading. | | SPOTTED FEVER AID IS URGED Public Health Surgeon Believes That Research Work By State's Experts Should Continue. , , fever investigation, conducted in Hel- i ena by Dr. E. D. Hitchcock, state bac- ! teriologist. j U. S. Will Assist. ! A recommendation that the United States public health service give Mon tana $26,000 yearly for the next two years to support the state's campaign to eradicate spoted fever will be made to the bureau by Dr. Thomas Parran, Jr., sent to Montana from Washing, ton, D. C., to make a survey of the sit uation. This announcement was made in Helena Thursday by Dr. W. F. Cogs well, secretary of the state board of health, who accompanied Dr. Parran to Misoula and to the Bitter Root val ley, where field investigations have been carried on for six years by Dr. R. R. Parker .asistant state entomol ogist. Dr. Parran also studied the la boratory work of the state's spotted telegraphed to Dr. Cogswell its wil lingness to assist the state and invited suggestions as to the form the assist ance should take. Dr. Cogswell urged that a representative of the service be sent to study the work already done, sugesting that financial assistance would be most welcome. Dr. Parran ! was the man chosen to make the in vestigation. He supports Dr. Cogs well's proposals in every way High tribute was paid by Dr. Par ran to the work done bv Dr. Parker and Dr. Hitchcock for the state. He believes thier research is so valuable it should not be interrupted or inter fered with and will urge that the gov eminent support their efforts at once, | ^ the suggestion of the Missoula Rotary club Dr. Cogswell may go to Washington with Dr. Parran to fur t her present the facts of the desira bility of continuing the state's work, Dr. Cogswell ranks as a major in the federalpublic health service and has U. S. Will Assist. The federal health service recently an extensive acquaintance among the officials of the bureau. Not Much Money. Ayearly appropriation of $2(5,000 from the government, supplementing the state's meager oppropriation of $9,000 will make possible throrough in vestigation and extensive research re garding the strange disease that has proved to be so deadly in the Bitter Root valley. Of 11 cases this year there have been ten deaths. The state's appropriation is mainly for control work, Dr. Cogswell said. It is hoped the government money will be apropriated for investigation and research purposes. Dr. Parran left Helena Thursday for Joplin, Mo. Should Dr. Cogswell go to Washington in relation to the spot ted fever proposals, he will be joined there by Dr. Parran. "That new nurse of ours must be a Bowery product. She speaks of the nursery as the 'noisery.' " "Well, I rather think that's the way it should be pronounced."— Boston Transcript. LAMBS WILL CALL FOR BEST PRICES Beef Also In Demand—State Will Market 250,000 Muttons and 125,000 Steers. Montana flockmasters will market about 250,000 lambs this year at a price approvimately 10 cents a pound on foot, it was estimated Tuesday by • Poöle of Townsend, who confer red with Governor Joseph M. Dixon regarding the livestock situation in the state. The lambs, Mr. Poole said, will average t>0 to 70 pounds because of the excellent condition of the range. The state also will ship about 125, 000 steers, he said, and he predicted prices of 8 to 10 cents a pound on foot, fhe steers also will reach the market in excelent shape because of the fine feeding conditions and should average 1,200 pounds. Try New Plan. M. Poole's company has employed a new plan in cattle shipments to Chi cago, he said. When sending steers direct from the ranch to the stock yard they suffered shrinkage as high as 137 pounds each. The company then tried the experiment of unload", ing them outside Chicago and feeding them on fresh green grass for a couple of days. Two days' feeding on 11 car loads reduced the shrinkage to 37 pounds per animal. He believes longer feeding, say three or four days, would bring the steers back to the weight checked at the starting point. His company has bought 300Ö acres of good pasture near Chicago for that purpose. A great need of sheepmen in Mon tana is to get satisfactory loans to buy more young ewes of fine wool varieties. Mr. Poole said. The ewe lambs of right variety are being kept this year wherever the owners are in position to retain them, but that, he said, was insufficient. Thousands of young ewes are for sale in Oregon at $5.50 and $6 and the Montana sheep men are in the market, but financial conditions are such that they are un able to negotiate suitable credits, al though in perfectly solvent circum stances. Big Hay Crop. The governor expressed the hope that financial arrangements could be made to bring in the ewes to restock the state's sheep ranges and said he , might be interestd in about 500 for i his own pläc on the shores of Flat ! head lake near Poison. j Mr. Poole also pointed out that ad ! vantageous purchases could be made i by cattlemen of this state from herds in the southwest, where feeding con ditions have been bad because of a drouth. Montana's grass lands are in the best shape of many years and the supply of hay for winter feeding is equal to any demands that may be made on it. It is estimated by F. W. Beier, federal crop statistician for Montana, that the hay crop will be 2,100,000 tons. There is still on the farms a total of 700,000 tons of hay from last year's crop. Unusual opportunities are before state stockmen if proper arrangements for credit can be completed, Mr. Poole said. The Whiners. 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