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Plan to Cut
Corn Acreage
Agreement Made by Farmers to
Reduce Supply Because of
Low Prices.
One Nebraska Farmer Shipped Car
load of Corn to Montana, Paid
Freight Bill of $416.58 and
Collected $416.52.
The proposal to curtail corn acreage
In the West in 1922 Is likely to affect
Ibe price of food iwfore the end of
the year. The entire country is
Iteuvlly interested because if success
ful, it means an increase in the cost
of corn and meat, with a resultant and
sympathetic increase in the price of
wheat and bread. Nebraska Is not the
«rdy state In which the movement Is
gaining ground. lowa, Kansas. Mis
souri, Illinois, South Dakota and ail
the states of the great ••Bread Basket”
art* moving in the same direction.
Signs are plentiful throughout the
Middle West that far less (torn than
usual will be planted unless there is
an immediate and considerable lu
creuse in the price of that cereal.
Most farmers recognise that the
price of corn is not due to any com
bination of capital or a “conspiracy,’’
hut is governed solely because of the
law of supply and demand and they
are preparing to cut the supply.
Farmer Is Stung.
Nebraska farmer* are getting about
17 cents for their corn. Farmers in
states closer to markets are getting
a cent or two more. Two weeks ago a
farmer near Broken Bow. Neb.,
shipped a carload of corn to Billings,
Mont. The freight was $416.58. The
sidling price in Hillkwc $410.52
I’he farmer paid the difference, six
cents. He.had provided the Sand and
sited, planted and worked the corn
gathered and shuckisi it, hauled It to
the railroad station and then paid out
six cents for all his trouble.
AH over the corn belt the farmers
uro having similar experiences.
The executive committee of the Illi
nois Agricultural association has
iecommended to tin* Illinois farmees
that they cut the acreage they will
plant in coni for 1922. Illinois is the
second largest corn producing state In
the country.
A special committee from the state
farm bureau federations of lowa,
ana. Kansas and Missouri has ad
vised similar action. lowa is the
heaviest corn producing state in Amer
ica. Missouri, also, is close to the top.
Indiana is not fur away. The Kansas
corn crop is second only to the Kansas
wheat crop.
Thousands of farmers In the corn
Machine That Predicts the Tides
r ■ ISI9I
i ’
This ■nnchine, possessed by the coast and geodetie survey In Washington,
predicts the tides In any body of water In the United States from two or three
years In advance. The machine not only records the year, but the month, day.
hour and minute of either high or low tide. In this picture the operator Is re
vealing the tide prediction for Port Townsend. Wash., for the year 1923.
Seeks “Cell for Winter’’; |
Gets One for Forty Years |
Parry Sound. Ont. Forty $
years in the penitentiary was the j
sentence Imposed by Police Mag- Z
Ist rat <* George Moore on Bte- |
phen Zowlsluk, who pleaded |
guilty to smashing 21 windows, z
••In order to earn a term In a |
nice warm Jail for the winter." |
Don Acme of Politeness.
Boston.—There Is a French bulldog
that is the acme of politeness. His
name is (Test Tol and he is the prop
erty of Miss Alice F. Dunne of 4(1
Cortes street, Boston.
C’est Toi got his reputation ns an
extremely polite canine when he
chanced to pick up a lady’s coat that
was dragging on the floor. He did this
so gracefully and with such evident
enjoyment that he was immediately
nicknamed "the Page" by his loving
belt states still have on hand the corn
they raised 1n 1921. They have re
fused to sell at rhe low prices. Recent
action of the War Finance corporation
is permitting them to hold on to the
com already in their bins. These
farmers, in 'thousands of cases, are
preparing not to produce crops in 1922,
but to hold their present grain for the
Increase in price which must inevitably
follow if the production is cut.
Will Reduce Acreage.
One big land company has 5,000
acres of land at Herman, Neb. Or
dinarily, this company plants 2,000
acres to corn every year. Here is
what one of the owners of the com
pany, as well as owner of the Omaha
Bee and one of the most prominent
business men in this state has to say:
“There is no doubt that if corn Is
not up to the cost of prod action in the
coming year, in a systematic or an in
dividual way farmers will decide not
to plant it. On our 5.000-aere farm,
not an acre of corn will be planted un
less the price goes up to meet the cost
of raising a crop. We have notified
the manager to summer fallow the
Heroine Faces
Difficult Task
“A. E. F.” Frawley, With 17
Wounds, Must Prove She
Is Still Alive.
Several Installments of War Risk In
surance Paid to Family—Now
Everything Possible Is Being
Done to Correct Record.
San Antonio. Texas. — America’s
greatest woman World war hero. Miss
Alene E. Frawley, who has been
7v«m«m6u and shvi, buried alive and
bombed, and carries seventeen wound
stripes on her coat sleeve, now Is fac
ing what she calls the toughest job of
all —that of proving to the world that
she is still alive!
And all this because, following the
bombing of an emergency hospital In
the trenches at Chateau Thierry, she
was officially reported "dead’’ In rhe
government war (usually records.
“A. E. F.” —that’s what the boys
"over there" called her, because of her
initials—headed for France two
months after the United States en-
Turned Cannibals, According to
Reports From Canada.
Mounted Police Start on Four-Month
Trail in Far North to Investigate—
Miss Yearly Migration of
Winnipeg.—A member of the Cana
dian mounted police and a guide left
Edmonton, Alberta, to Investigate re
ports that Indian tribes north of Lake
Athabasca, in northern Canada, had
reported to cannibalism, their food
having failed them.
These Indians have heretofore been
living largely on caribou, but last sum
mer they missed the yearly migration
of caribou from the shores of the Arc
tic and their hunt was a failure. Re
ports Indicate that they are starving.
The trip Is a long and dangerous
one, across barren lands and through
u wilderness for a distance of 400
Man’s Finger Will
Replace Lost Nose
Michael Fvljbley of Rollers*
viile, Md., whose nose was cut
off when the windshield of his
automobile shattered and cut bis
face, will have his little finger
grafted on in place of the miss
ing member. After the finger
grows fast to Felghley’s face it
will t>e amputated from his hand.
2,000 acres of corn I ami if prices are
not up to cost. It Is better that the
land should rest than that it be worn
out growing a crop that does not pay
‘‘The surest way to nrevent the
price of corn from being unduly de
pressed, Is to reduce the acreage. If
the farmers can get more by not farm
ing than they can get by farming, the
chore is easy.”
The Illinois Agricultural association
has issued a statement to the effect
that by cutting production farmers
will be doing only what manufacturers
in ali other lines do—shaping the
supply to meet the demand. That is
the answer Middle Western farmers
are preparing to give to the question
as to what is to be done to save agri
tered the war. She joined up with the
Ninetieth division as a member of the
United States army nurse corps.
Survives Hospital Blast.
Then things began to hap|»en
rapidly. Wound stripe after wound
stripe went on her sleeve. At Tours
a hospital was blown up. AH but two
persons in the building were killed.
She was one of the two. In another
case a piece of shrapnel broke her
finger, caromed and killed a man.
Fourteen other wounds came, all
while she was on the front, and then
the "fatal” blast when the trench hos
pital was blown to pieces. "Killed in
action” Was the report after her name.
In the meantime American soldiers
dug her out of the ruins and took her
to a hospital, where she remained un
conscious for twenty-seven days. A
year and eight months later she left
the hospital and was sent to the
Walter Reed General hospital at Wash
ington. Miss Frawley’s mother and her
step-father had long believed her dead.
Several installments of her war risk
insurance had been paid to the family.
Then came a telegram stating that
Miss Frawley’s "body” was being sent
to the hospital. Wondering why a
"body” would he sent to a hospital, the
parents went to Washington, where
they found Miss Frawley alive but
Shortly after Miss Frawley was
taken to San Antonio to recuperate in
a cottage just outside the military
reservation of Fort Sum Houston.
At that time she weighed 8(1
pounds and was able to walk only on
Today she weighs 162 and has dis
carded one of the crutches.
Fighting to Change Records.
And, in the meantime, everything is
being done to blot out the record that
she was "killed in action.” Mrs. Fraw
ley has made affidavits that Miss
Alene E. Frawley is her daughter and
not an impostor and the wheels are
beginning to turn that will straighten
out the mlxup, Miss Frawley believes.
Miss Frawley was born near Roch
ester, N. Y. Her own father was a
doctor and her mother was a trained
nurse. Before going to Europe Miss
Frawley hud served as nurse in the
Philippines, China. Hawaii and in
Besides her seventeen wound stripes
this greatest woman hero wears a dis
tinguished service cross, the French
croix de guerre and many other lesser
Bounty Better Than Trapping.
Superior, Wis.—Charles Baldwin,
town of Superior, has trapped 12
wolves this year and received $240
In bounties. He is laughing at fur
trappers, who have had a poor year.
miles. No food can be obtained there
and little wood for camp tires is ob
tainable, there being in the region only
Isolated sticks of stunted timber. The
ground Is almost entirely rock ridges,
interspersed with swamp land ami
bogs. Another party of Canadian
mounted policemen also Is leaving Fort
Indians from all sections of north
ern Canada converge at a central
meeting point In the heart of the howl
ing wilderness of this north country,
where they remain for months. It is
at this central point that the police
hope to find them, and if cannibals are
found among them, to bring these hu
man tlesh eaters to civilization.
Long trains of Indians and dogs win
accompany the police, carrying sup
plies for four months.
It is reported that the port of Co
penhagen Is filled with American
goods that cannot be sold on account
of their extreme high prices.
u t
When Collected Frequently and Well
Selected It Will Make Good
Quality of Meat.
♦ ** re P* re d b)' th* Unlt«d State* Department
of Agriculture.)
More than 40,000,000 pounds of gar
bage-fed port, is produced annually
throughout the United States from the
feeding of table scraps and hotel
refuse. Heretofore difficulties have
been experienced In the economical
and satisfactory disposal of city gar
bage. The United States Department
of Agriculture points out that the
use of municipal garbage for the pro
duction of pork offers a suitable method
for disposal of these waste products
and has permitted the repletion of
our pork supplies at a low cost.
Garbage which Is fed to hogs must
be collected with reasonable frequency
and be free from tin cans, soap,
broken glass, ami other undesirable
or Injurious foreign materials. It is
desirable always for cities to make
garbage collections and then dispose
of it to individuals, associations, or
corporations on a contract basis, un
less the city operates Its own hog
feeding farm.
Long-time contracts are likely to
be most satisfactory to aU concerned;
besides they effect the use of a better
class of equipment and better sanitary
conditions. The pigs or shotes to be
fed may be bought as feeders or may
be raised on the feeding farm. The
latter method gives much more satis
factory results. Methods of feeding,
handling, housing, and care may differ
considerably so long as the essentials
of sanitation and hog comfort are ob
Equipment for feeding should be
adapted to the type of garbage avail
able and to local conditions, climate,
and transportation. As a rule, raw
garbage is preferable to cooked gar
bage for the use of hogs. In case the
weather should be so cold that the gar
bage freezes, it is advisable to thaw It
before feeding. Generally the use of
grain as a supplementary feed for the
garbage Is not an economical practice,
but it must be provided when the
supply of garbage Is temporarily short.
Hogs which are to be fed garbage
should be immunized against cholera
by the double or simultaneous treat
ment. Thorough, permanent immuni
zation Is very Important because of the
presence of raw’ pork scraps from in-
Self-Feeders for Garbage Are Sue
cessfully Used in Some Instances,
but Are Not Generally Recommendec
Because of the Difficulty in Keep
ing Them Sanitary.
fected hogs which may be put into
garbage cans. Garbage-fed hogs show
no greater susceptibility to tubercu
losis*. pneumonia, or kindred diseases
than grain-fed animals. Pork from gar
bage-fed hogs is as good in quality as
that resulting from other feeds, and
the average garbage-fed hogs sell at
practically the same prices as ordinary
grain-fed animals.
The garbage from more than 8,000,-
000 people is fed to hogs in cities
where municipal supplies of pork are
produced from waste food products.
If fed under suitable conditions this
garbage supply is sufficient to produce
approximately 80,000,000 pounds of
pork a year. Generally, it takes about
50 pounds of garbage to produce one
pound of marketable pork on the hoof.
The garbage should be collected at
least two or three times a week In
northern cities, while in southern cities
daily collection should lx l made during
hot weather.
The equipment for feeding hogs In
cludes self-feeders, troughs, or plat
forms, depending on the kind of gar
bage fed. Garbage fed on platforms
is more readily accessible to the an
imals. Self-feeders need constant at
tention to prevent clogging when the
garbage contains melon rinds or corn
cobs, or hi case It freezes. Troughs
are useful for feeding garbage that Is
semlliquld. In all rases the feeding
equipment must be kept clean and san
Essentials for Hogs.
Plenty of salt always before the
hogs is one of the essentials for thrift,
also ashes, chemicals, dry soil or other
Best Breeding Hogs.
Exercise and not too much feed !«
essential to raising the best breeding
hogs. Too much feed makes them
Breakfast for Hens.
Good warm wheat makes a nlct
breakfast for the biddies.
You will never Get Stung at the
Busy i Bee
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Hamburgers Made Duley Famous
Bag'gage, Express
All Kinds of Hauling
Telephone 5, or 147 Cotig, wgo.
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Cody, Wyoming
Pioneer Bldg. Phone 98
If You Want to Be Shown
An Oldtimer’s Cooking is Hard to Beat
Steaks a Specialty
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visit the Busy Pool Hall.
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