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Montana farmer-stockman. [volume] (Great Falls, Mont.) 1947-1993, July 01, 1957, Image 9

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IF THE EXPERTS can make the new
perennial wheat self-harvestin' and
self-marketin', that city farmer down
the road could probably make a go of
wheat growin'.
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Martha isn't too impressed with
the stories about gibberellic acid,
the new chemical that makes plants
grow at a fantastic rate of speed.
She says the weeds in her garden
have been doin' that for years with
out any outside scientific assist
ance.
* * *
Ba-ba Wilson declares the shortage
of trained engineers and scientists is
nothin' compared with the scarcity of
good sheep herders.
* * *
It's pretty hard to legislate safe
drivin' into the speed addicts that
infest our highways. If a law were
passed compellin' all motorists to
use safety belts, the reckless driv
ers would feel so safe they'd prob
ably go 100 miles an hour instead
of their accustomed 80.
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That neighbor of mine suggests it
would be a good thing if some of the
national farm organization leaders
[grain storage
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would set an example in surplus control
by reducin' the excess bullheadedness
with which they seem to be afflicted
and all get together behind the kind
of a farm program that will really
have a chance to work.
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The Phillips county rancher who
predicts the weather by notin' the
preponderance of bull or heifer
calves in the early spring seems to
be right on the beam this year. He
announced several weeks ago that
whenever his cow herd produced
a lot more bull calves than heifers,
it was always a good grass and crop
year. And this year the bull calves
are way ahead. While there seems
to be a lot more bull to this theory
than to most of the others we've
heard about, we're all for it if it
works.
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The old philosopher says what this
country needs is more free speech worth
listenin' to.
* * *
According to Summerfallow Sam,
the difference between speculatin'
on the stock market and playin'
the races is that one of the horses
is sure to win.
* ♦ *
Some of our long winded political
orators could benefit by followin' the
lead of the Indian who petitioned the
judge of an Arizona court to give him
a shorter name. "What is your name
"Chief
now?" the judge asked.
Screechin' Trainwhistle," said the In
dian. "And what do you wish to shorten
it to?" asked the judge. The Indian
folded his arms majestically and
grunted, "Toots."
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