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Tiir i-unnocK AVAiANdir., rmnAV, januahv 20. 1022
iii i , . The Texas Farm Bureau Held Its Second Annual Convention at Dallas and Was Well Attended r The ssroad annual convention of tl Texas Farm norcnu Federation belli in Dallas, Junuary 4, 5 and (,, will go down iu history a one of tin Most Important farmer's meetings rvtr held in Texas. Tim convent iun was ail'iruH' iij l.y Aaron Sapiro, co operative marketing expert from California, who tint been in charge f the legal work of all the coopera tive marketing associations organised In Texas by Ilia Farm Bureau ami also various associations organized in the South ami Kant during the pant fear. Carl Williums, Secretary of the Oklahoma Cotton (Jrowera As HEALTH IS VITAL tier Is Mow to Take Proper Car of It OVUhon.a CSty. Oils "We used three boll ul IH. I'lnrce's GoM.iii iledioal I )wuijf (at my bulutnd and tl helusxi ao muob (lid hum lots of fund. I freely rwmnmend Uu TiMxirary lo anybody UuM is suffering from a run down, tcaakiuttd eoodiUoa. Hmts ia no eVmlil it a (mat biuldlnf -UD aierbfiine Mm. i. M'jntaoo, TXi Wart f 1(3 D ) If rod need a building uo lonis. oliUin Dr rmros's (ioi.loo Medioal Inauovnry fruia your tunnmt dniwti or wrtln I r. Pmroa, nmsniont Invalids' Hotd in Buflalo, ii. V , fur free ad Tina. mutation; nl Nathan Adam, Vice President of I lie American Exchange ( NiifiMiiii! I'.unk at Dalian, Complete , report vera niacin by the various Marketing Organiat ions in Tex a ut I lh work aci ompliKlied in I he f""tj season of their operation. The Farm ' Bureau Federation l lh voice of the American farmer and through it j much legislation beneficial to agrl cultural interests has been passed,! and the Washington office enjoy the j cooperation of all our Tcxa heiia tora and llepreseiitativea in all mat t. rs effecting our welfare. Aaron Sapiro discussed Irlcfly tho accomplishment" by cooperative mar keting organization over the United Stales including tho Texas Cotton ar.d Wool Asoi nt ion, the Kiixt Tex hi Tona'.o and Potato Aa.om jut ion, , tho Ilemp-teiid and Wcatherford Wu-i termi l-n A.-i iti'ioiiK, and the South) Texas Piainc Hay ami T I. M J ""o Alfalfa Associations, the Burly To i.u... C rowers in Kentucky ami Ten nessee, and tm Bright Tobacco Grow- ers of the Carolina. 'I be burby. . t ... i 1. 1 ' Tobacco Urowcrs nave a memocrauiy of 5,000 organized at nil expense of less than fl per head, and control HO per rent of the burly tnha' o pro due ion. The Bright Toba -co C row ers have 68,000 members organized fur lc than ti per member and con trola '! Pr cent of the bnM to baeco production. He alo told 'f the action of the Weenat. he Wahing- CAR LOAD of HOG WIRE Barb Wire, Field Fencing, Rabbit and Poultry Fencing Just Received PRICES ARE RIGHT; Cole-Myrick Hardware & Imp. Co. Can You Read a Physician's Prescription Th general puMic can't, but the prescription man in your lrug store real it raily distinctive ly ami confidently. Filling lliat prescription accurately is as import ant as making it. This is our most important department and gets our most serious attention. Ut Us Fill That Prescription! The Red Cross Pharmacy ton Apple Croweri in securing loarti throuifli the Association with whlchj to finance the production of the ap plu crop. The commtHiiion compan-, ies offered to ban tho Awociation money provided its members would) Hitcn contracts to market their apples r through ths commi"ion men at (JO' cents per bimhel. This wss refused and the notes of the individual metn- hers were attai hed a collateral to, ,..(... .ic-tnil ,v the uvioiiution and ld m bloiks to bankers at a low ( rate of intircxt and sold the apples; for $l.'.Ml p,,r rrate. This ytem will in time be applied to all ugrl- 1 cultural loan thus solving all prb-1 lems of agricultural finame. 'I hi method i nee-ary in order that; paitie holding mortmtfes ag-iint farm proilm ts cannot f,.r' e the sain of the eomniodi'ies at a tune when th dumpinir of the commodities on j the market would demoralise the msr-1 ket and for e the pris e down below the coft of proilu't ion. j Carl William of Oklahoma di-j rilled at Icmrh the work of tho Ok-( luhoma Cotton Orowers An'oiiation, from the inception of the id-a of cooperative cotton maike'inif. Thi, organization fought fruit every i ........i.i.. uiiirtx l,v aoeciilat iv in'er-: et in an effort to break it. Through buyer influcn e the Hanks that had promised to finance the association cut off the credits and all drafts had to be returned unpaid. However, the officer got busy and in Ice than a week other arrangements were com pleted and 3:i0(l draft were paid off. When it wa seen that thi organiza tion would be successful in siiite of all obstacles '!G' bank of Oklahoma came forward and loaned the ao .iation a total of I t,0o(),ixi(). During the firt two months the association t sold 2S,00(t bnb s and to date more than HO.OOO bales hfe been sold at CET OUR PRICES BEFORE BUYING FURNITURE CAN YOU FIND THE DAYLIGHT STORE 9 an average saving above street f ri. ! J f I 1 1 f 1 1 1 1 1 1 f I f ( I f 1 1 1 f ( 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 f f 1 1 f I II 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 f 1 1 1 1 t f f 1 1 f 1 1 1 1 f If 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 I f ( 1 1 1 1 f t II I S T K of 17 no per bale in price anu sf.-u Don't Forget- We will Kive double S. & II. Green Stamps Saturday, January 21st, with every purchase. If you did not read our ad in last Tuesday's Avalanche, look it up at once. It will be of interest to you. Oh Yes! A few of those CO-ED Dresses have arrived. Only a few so far have come. Seo them before some one takes them out of the store. They are tho very latest in style, quality and Price. Men's and Young Men's SUITS Will soon be here. Watch for their arrival. They will offer the best in style, quality and workmanship and the prices will be such that you will be delighted. The Vogue Emporium ORIGINAL, TASTEFUL, STRI KINGLY BEAUTIFUL TRIM MED MILLINERY ADVANCED SPRING STYLES. SEE THEM AT THE VOGUE EMPORIUM. Hereafter the Redemption Department of the S. & H. Green Stamps will be located in the balcony of this store. Visit this department See the premiums. The Leader The store of the Plains. Lubbock, Texa3 p r laic on grade and stuple. Kurly in the season street buyers puid more to non-member hog atound than they could sell the cotton for in an effort to produce dissatisfaction among the members, and tho price in town where there were member was 'I - above the market in towns where s tin re were no members. Not with- standing all opposition tho Oklahoma S organization is a going concern and j s the great majority of it member is ar- more than satirfied with the re- suits obtained The Texas Farm Bureau Cotton -5 A oiation will handlu more thaniS l'A'i.000 bales of cotton this year at a very substantial saving over pli es received by non member. 17,000, bales were sold before the big slump, at more than L'Oc hnis, and .'l.ontij bales have been sold since the slump , in pri es at 6c to Cc more per pound than street buyer were paying on a, declining market and from l-'Z to .1c per pound more on a rising market.) The Association i getting from uO It 17.1 points up on grades above! middling, and from Ic to 20c more per pound on staple cotton. The' premium on I l-lfl" staple is 100 to I 150 points, and the premium on I; 1-8" stnnle is 300 points. At the time of the convention the sales man ager hnd an offer of 35c for 1 1-4" staple middling basis, f 3, 1 3 1,301 ha been advanced to members on totton delivered to the association, the sale of rottnn amounts to H.rtL'IUiO!), and J1R72 worth of loose cotton ha been sold. The last sale of 12,000 bale of short staple cotton brought lfl.00 per bale above Ialla spot market. Texas Banks hive furnished the As aoelatlon with 12,500,000 to be used as a revolving fund for the payment i of drafts and it has a credit of $15, 000,01)0 with the War Finance Cor poration. Members drawing an ad vance against their cotton pay H per cert interest and member' who do I not draw anything agalnH their cot- j ton are paid the same rat.i of inter est. The handling expenses to ilate are approximately $1.00 tier bale. I Nathan Adams in his address v ms very complimentary in his rema-' ' ! about the accomplishments of the Farm llureau and the ( ot'nn Asso ciation, and was frank to say that The Cotton Ao iation is the greatest ac complishment in hitory foe South ern nericur ure and that before an other year ha passed A.v iVion pa per will be in every bank f'om San Francisco to New York. He ssrs th re Is no more reason for seasonal prleis in cotton than there is In Vel and that by controlling the cotton rrenpe ind the proper mueVetlng of cotton the farmers through their own cooperative marletinr organisation nn al oititfly control the cotton mar ket n't by rice setting out t the application of b'tlnos prlivials, and ran take the women and children out cf the fields and put them In the h- mes and schools where they belong. A lommhtee of forty reprf sen's-1 tWe farmers and business men from Alabama were In attendance at thej convention for the purpuao of garn ering Information in cooperative mar keting as accomplished by the Texas organisation t preparatory to organ '.:.r.d Alaham.i alon 'he samo lines. iThey were huh In '.heir praie of our j a; cpietili--bmens in th.f short time ue V.iv been in bcims nd ' cbrerf thrjr would g' i m mir de termined than ever thai cooperative marketing is the on:. m b' d .f 4lit-!H"-'ng of esrlciil'ural "r duets. The Fam Bureau Wool Associa tion has closed i"s pool for 'his sea son. Nearly 1.000.000 pounds of w. o and ""hair was received from 600 members of which D00.0U0 If it is I Plumbing I You Want 1 That Stands The Test I I SEE ! E. L. LAW 1 He handles all kinds of I Plumbing jobs and will give you Prompt Service i I E. L. LAW S Phone 387 Hitf iiiiiiiiitf itttt iittf tititttiiiiittf itiiitiiitnttf tiniif iniiiiiiitif itmiittitiifiitiiiittitiiiri pounds has been sold at prices rang ing from t2e to 2!e. Mohair brought from 13c to 30e per pound and the I kid hair brought 60e per pound. The j avcrntre price received for all wool j was 23c per pound with a total ex pense of about 4c per pound. Final I account mb'S are exnected to be made, about February 15th. It is expected1 next year to handle four to five mil-, lion pounds. The highest price re- t-aAvmA hv mie 1vftl ffrnsprn for wool sold to commission merchants wss 1 lc per pound, and two of our larget I grower received on'v He per nnond I The El Paso Alfalfa Association is organised wlh 255 m-mees and, handled 1100 ton of hay this year. All banks In the valley except two cooperated in furnishing money to' finance the grower members. All the hav has Iteen sold except 2500, tons at an aversge saving of $7.00 1 per ton. t The South Texas Prairie Ha As-j aoelatlon has met with decided sue.) cess in I's firt eans operstionsi having handled 40 000 tons of hay It I the hey market f South Texas.) and ha received fir its membrs from $2.00 to $5.00 rer ton more: for hay than received by non mem-i hers. The AsawiaMon ha -I 'nhssedj Its warehouses from the birrrst hay! dealer in llourton on the five year plan. The East Texas Feet Totato Fx rhan"e. organized by the growers has handled to Jan-arv 1. X0 rsr . f to tatoes and have in storage 220 cars to be marketed within " x four months. The total hand'ing ex-i senses through the Association h been 4" per hii'hrl which U 10c toi 20c rer b'ishel les than c-a-g.d by commission mcrchan's. rnn-wrative cotton marke'H? a- socia'.ions have been orgio.i. ! .nj M it-try t-rli ssviii,rttt qtit:nn If HUNT S OUAPANTJ-KI) 1 K'M I'ISKAM kCMPMKt ' I ftif.t't H Jv !'ip ,rtl I -s-n'tit afltih frt-rm, f. i nwnrni.lV'Ist tf of tf H "H- (t g Mt !" Iff lair I I ISHOt K liKl o vrY. fotir s'ntes, Texas, Arizona, Oklaho. ma, and Misisi'ti nnd will handle approximately 500 000 hale this year. Five other s'ates s'e in pro. ce"s of 0rg.mi7.at ion and will be ready to handle next year rp. These nine ststes will be federated into the Ameri an Cotton Growers Exchange with headquarter in Dal las and thi exchanre will b th cn tral selling agency for the nine states and will control 2,500,000 bales of cotton or more C. O. Mosr ex-secretary of the Texas Farm Bureau, is secretary of thi organization -id ( arl Williams of Okluhoma Is b.'ing favorably mentioned for President of th Ex hinge in recognition ef Ms, invaluable sevj ps to cooperative cot' on marketing. The Texaa Cotton Association now has anoffice in Boston, Mass, and is s.lllng cotton dire t t.i the soi-nrr lh" rompletety doing awsy with all midd'emen in the cotton b-isineaa. The Farm Bircaa Vh.it firo-era A .so iation is now In rrn-es of or ganirjttn n in the Tanhandle and is making very a'i' fai-tory nrotrresa. T"ii AswiatioB aSsorbed the Txxx Wheat Crowers Association v,hich al rraHy had a s'r.'rg Tremhers'n Three million bushels is the goal sot. Memory ia life s lock.