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i'|^|^ pivestqck Losses in Statiii'
Heavy puring Winter ,r:
,1 Says Surratt. '.
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•Si -A tremendous cut in rye acreage*
condition of, rye. hay unci pastures, as
well as the progress of plowing and
planting: unsatisfactory and heavier
.. than usual, live stock losses during
the past year are disclosed by the
Way 1 report of the U. S. bureau of
W'a frosts. Numerous fields that looked
crop estimates lor North Dakota, js" g-rowth to be unusually backward.
J. Surra.U of Grand gurf.lce moisture is sufficient quite
itye came through the winter
nearly an average condition but it is j'""'j'" indicate
doubtful if this1 crop during its
earlier stage oC plant development
has ever before been subjected to
such prolonged unfavorable climatic
conditions as. have existed during the
past month. Rye has been frozen
9j., back repeatedly either ,by freezing average for the state as a whole.
day temperatures or severe night j,-aEJT,
promising a month ago were un-
favorably spotted the closing week oC
April. This condition coupled with
the backward growth is responsible: ,ion
-attains !}o£p^r -eggs. Farmers be
ing well' aware of. the fact.: that. t|ie
usual practice of srubbjitig- re
provided an" Ideaf -breeding Aground
for hoppers,. reduced their acreage
52. per cctitfrom last., season., ,The
decrease was extrefn«5iy' heavy in
central and, western counties where
hoppers caused such wide spread
damage last' season, but of much les
ser sire irt. eastern counties where the'
practlcfe' o^ sowing rye on a fall plow
ed seed bed has been more generally
".United States,'rye production esti
mtLted to be'79,789.000 bushels com
pared With '88(47'8jOM bushels last
year an .average of 59.933,000 bush
els. Winter wheat production in the
United' States is estimated to be
484,47,000 bushels compared with
731,636,000 bushels last year and the
average of 563,498,000 bushels.
Hfly and Pasture.
Hay and pasture condition of Majr
is below average general^. Lack
of growing weather in April, and se
vere night frosts caused all spring
-generally to give grass a _£00d, start
with the advent of warm weather.
a substantial in
crease in hay acreage especially .that
of tame hay this season.
Planting Is Ijale.
Plowing and planting is from ten
days to two weeks later than the
ing size. Foremost among the com-j stock is inclined to be below aver
bative measures advocated by the'age.
Agricultural collcgo authorities was1
the plowing of a large acreage cither
last fall or this spring to aid in de-
in general while late is
further advanced in the south-
ern than ln the
northern half of the
The cold backward spring, se-
freezes, and hea\-y condi-
for the unfavorable rye report this jn northwestern counties greatly
month. Therf consensus of opinion retarded^^ the progress of field work"
among farmers is that most of the
fields in this area, especially
]ast few days of April.
rye fields including those that did not
get a start last fall will show mark- Ijive Stocsk'Losses.
ed improvement with the advent of Owing to the extremely severe and ...
warm weather. The condition of rye prolonged winter live stock losses
a 1 a 7 0 a a a a a
cent compared with SS per cent last, all classes of live stock. Hogs and
year, and the ten year average, of sheep show nearer an average
84.5 per cent. The loss from the than other classes. The bulk of the 'n
fall planted acreage due to winter state sheep numbers arc located du%iT his ternPas' ambassador to
killing or rather spring killing and the eastern half of the state where!®"""*
.Ttidgcd by the. pictures of them, a
"homely philosopher" always is.
The bottle-that answers
the call of the millions.
THE COCA-COLA COMPANY
Miss Natalie Magruder, a social
leader in resident circles in Wash
flooding low parts of fields is es-: feed was ample. More attention]
Uhriated to he |)er cent. than usual had been given to thc I
Tlie North Dakota rye acreage re-"jcare of sheep in all counties. The
mainmg for harvi-st is estimated to comparatively moderate loss in hogs STUDENTS SUPPORT DEIiAT.
be. 984,000 acres compared tn 1,345,-• is due largely to thc fact that hog Eugene, Ore., May 10.~Thirty
000 acres last year and a live-year cholera has been kept well under seven per cent of the students in the lished by the public library of Sioux
average of (I014-1918) of 769,000 control as a rule and has not effect-[University of Oregon are wholly self
acres. The acreage planted last, fall ed extensive areas. Thc loss of cat- supporting, according to figures just
was i)72,000 acres. Rye has a rather tie and horses was very severe in tho made public by the universities au
spectacular record in this state owing short feed counties of the western, thorities. Sixty-seven -per cent earn
to the tremendous changes in acre- and especially south western, part of more than half of their college- ex
age in recent years. The acreage in the state. The big March blizzard iienses, the figures show.
1915 was 2SO.OOO acres. 191.7, 1,040.- was the cause of the heaviest losses The statistics tell another story
000 acres, lfl l9, 1.945,000 acres and of the winter. The unusual length concerning the women students, regularly twice a week and supplies
in 1920, 934.0,0 acres. Many of the and severity of this storm caught Many girls begin their college course the reading matter. Selection is
well known and substantial reasons numerous cattle unprotected or in a and try to support themselves, but made easy for the patients by thq use
for continuing a hea.vy acreage of rye weakened condition and took a heavy there is generally a falling off in the in each hospital of a booktruck.'
would have held good again this sea- toll. Live stock not only, in the west- first year the authorities said. 1 Frequently 'in the children's ward
son, had not the control of hoppers ern counties but over the entire state (the hospital, librarian tell stories or
necessitated radical changes to meet'.shows the effects of the past hard MORE KEQUIREMJ5NTS NEEDED, occasionally lyeads aloud as the need
a problem of unexpected and grow-j winter, arid the general condition of Stanford University, May 10.— arises.
c.. is expectea 10 sail
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GRAND FORKS HEBAIff* MQNlSAy MAY
Passengers Robbed and Boat
Is Searched For Two ..
Constantinonlp iMav a rRv the
Among those: on"-~board the vessel
were Mrs. Haskell, wife of. Col.'* Wm.
Haskell, director general of American
relief in the Near Bast, and Mrs. Daly
,a.nd Mrs. Booth, whose ^husbands, are
connected with nfeliol work in Ar
menia. Tley were fleeing before the
Bolshevik' advance, and were fprced
to give up their money and jewelry at
the point of a revolver.
The pirates boardefi the steamer at
Batum. either'as passengers or mem
bers of the crew. At 9 o'clock on the
night, of May 6, 'fifteen men feprang
up from various parts of the ship,
covered officers and passengers with
pistols and shouted warnings .they
would kill any who opposed them.
Search of the. shiiv continued for two
A French destroyer took the Ameri
can women aboa.rd and laters transfer
red them to the .American destroyer
Cole, which arrived :her© today.
Sioux City-, Iowa, May 10.—Hospi
tal library service, an entirely new
line of work from thfe public library
standpoint, has recently been estab-
City. The library placed a carefully
and well chosen collection of books
ranging from 300 to 500 hundred vol
umes in each-of Sioux City's sijc hos
A -hospital librarian visits the con
valescing patients in each "hospital
More stringent entrance requirements' The service has become very pop
for admission to this university have ular in all Siou* City hospitals and.
been prescribed by the Academic it is said its value can hardly be es
council. to take effect beginning with timated. The therapeutic value of the
the autumn quarter in October. I use of books in the hand of conval-
fscthk parents Wa« proven by thei'
American Xl^rary attociattoridurirjg
the- War. .»
... The Idea'of public library, hospital
service is a direct outgrowth, of I'
jhrary war work, It wan'through his
'experience as camp librarian that the
librarian of Sioux "City, C-. W. Sum
mers, 4eveloped. this new line o.f pub
lic library work which is attracting
attention among librarians' through
out the country.
Honolulu, T) H.., May .2.—^afiiiary
1,1921, will, 'in" all likelihood, see, the
end df the shortage of .' passenger
ships Connecting Hawaii with the
outside, worlds according to Harold'H
Ebey, assistant director, of thel Unit
ed States shipping oo^rd at) San'
Constantinople,/May 9. (By the ^ancisco.
Associated Press.)•—Pirates held up said:
the French packet Souirah,'which left] "I think that by January 1, J.92-1,
Batiim on May 6 en rojite to Mar-
seilles, and after robbing the pas- ^r,1) l?mp,aint
Speaking recently to the
bureau, -Mr. Ebey
probably will have as little cause
.. i" facilities as you- now- -have about
sengers of the steamer, went ashore freight carrying capacity."
ill boats which they compelled rtiem- During the war a?.d since the sign
bers of the crew to man. ing of the armistice frawriii has been
West Point Military
recently ordered .1 gtass of My-Kroba
for use-among the soldiers In graining
oofding to -, shipping., .companies, (w
preventing thousands visiting tne
isUnds. o»e. company recently an
nounced that it had- a waiting lfet of
three thousand prospective passen-
Plumpness Makes Health.
TMa Fsople Bead This.
'.If you are too thin if you are pale
and. sallow if what you eat seems noi
to strengthen you if your lips aiw
cheeks^are colorless. It Is because yoflr
blood is deficient in rtd corpuscles ana
disease can easily Overcome you. as you
Have noj-eserve strength.or naurisnmeni
to iipholl you.
A pharmaceutical product, called
grain hypo-nuclane tablets, is much pre
scribed for these, conditions, and if taicen
.for several months, rapdily increases
weight and Improves- the color. Buy
sealed papkage of any well stocked
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