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					  Vol.      XXVIII,     No.    11                                                                                                    SATURDAY,            . NOVEMBER              4,    1950                                                                       28th Year                                    Published Monthly

                    Bureau Calls-31st
  __ EDITORIA_L~IFarm                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Annual                                           Meeting
  Your Vote Is Your Voice
           Congress is not in session now, which means that
                                                                                   Brandon' "" t                          I                                                   ,
                                                                                                                                                                                             . H()W II~DUT IT NEI(jH~~!
                                                                                                                                                                                           tTH8S IS NO TIME
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           +Delegales Will Have Many
     the vast and sensi~ive grapevine
     sections of the country directly
                                                    running from all
                                                    into Capitol Hill
                                                                                   Rile a II Meel
                                                                                     0                                                                                                           TO STAND ALONe".
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Problems to Consider
     is temporarily shut off.
        But there is no doubt, says Gordon Allen of the
                                                                                   A 1 MSC Nov. 8                                                                                                                                                           Farm Questions Raised by National Defense
     American Farm Bureau at Washington', about the                                  Larry Brandon, vice-president in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Pr~gram Will be Discussed; Delegates
     country's grave concern over many' things.       The                          charge of membership building fo..                                                                                                                                               Watch 'Labor in this Election
                                                                                   the, Indiana    Farm Bureau,    will
     world situation, mounting taxes, the threat of infla-                         speak to county and state Farm
                                                                                   Bureau people who have a part in                                                                                                                                            The 31st annual meeting of the Michigan Farm Bureau
     tion and the uncertainty of the duration and extent                           the state-wide membership      cam-                                                                                                                                      at Michigan State College Nov. 9 and 10 will have the
     of it all.                                                                    paign that starts December 4.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            results of the national and state elections to consider.'
        Not in years, according to the Washington ob-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               This will be done as the Michigan Farm Bureau pro-
     servers who consider themselves good at gauging
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            gram is drawn for 1951 and as resolutions on national
     the public pulse, have American people been so
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            policy are prepared for the American Farm Bureau con-
     ~ognizant as now of their national government and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            vention in December.
     the vital part it plays in their every-day lives.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Perhaps the outstanding influence to come from the
        They realize that the White. House, Congress
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            national elections will be the result of the election in
     and the myriad of agencies handling important and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ohio.    There the American Federation of Labor, the
     far-reaching matters are just as local in impact as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CIO, and the United Mine Workers have put. everything
     are their own court houses or Main streets.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            into a campaign to defeat Senator Taft because of t~e
       As never before, all Americans must concern                                                                                                                                                                                                          T aft-Hartley law.   The outcome of this struggle may
    themselves with public policy on a national level                                                                                                                                                                                                       be a major victory or a major defeat for organized labor
    as; well as local. They must place the destiny of .
    their country in the hands of competent and con-
    scientious public servants who truly represent the
                                                                                                                                      THE' FARM BUREAU ~IS                                                                                                  in its effort to get control of-Congress.    y,ngress will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            be influenced greatly by the results of the Taft campaign.

    will of the people.
       The American Farm Bureau Federation and the
                                                                                          LARRY    BRANDON
                                                                                     Mr. Brandon will speak to the
                                                                                'RolI CalI workers conferenc-a at
                                                                                                                                      FIGHllNG .Your BATTLE. •                                                                                                  National questions to' be considered by the Michigan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           I Farm    Bureau convention will include the organization" 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           I attitude on taxes, rationing, price and wage- controls as
                                                                                  the Michigan State College music
    state Farm Bureaus have been taking a leading role                            auditorium      Wednesday      evening.             for f air 'p r ice s, fa i r Law san d AS" uare D e a ,                                                              \ an~i-inflation measures; draft or universal military tr~!n-
    in attempting to get all folks as well                       Novem bel' 8. Every roll. caIJ work-
                                                                                 er is invited to attend.                          FARM SURE!'U - A FARMERS"                                      FORCE           'TO FACE          THE           '50s     : ing; and the kind of a national farm program to assist
    as farmers-to.  take a hand in government.         Not                           Indiana has built its member~hip                                                                                                                                        Iwith the national defense.                   "
    only must they vote as their conscience dictates,                             In the Farm Bureau to more than
    but they must maintain interest in the way their
                                                                                 86,000 farm families, They use the
                                                                                 same kind of a membership cam-                                                                                                                                            I of Matters of state system and, where totheget the money.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                our highway
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  interest will include  financial needs

    chosen public officials handle their jobs.                                   paign. as we use in Micbigan: Up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            I There  was strong sentiment in the legislature for the
       AFBF and the state Farm Bureaus have en-
                                                                                  .0 several   hundred volunteer work-
                                                                                 ers in each county caIJ on all farm-
                                                                                                                                     The Roll Culljor Nlembership Will Start Dec. 4                                                                         I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ; Farm Bureau program to increase the gasoline tax, but
                                                                                 ,ers in a one week campaign' and                                                                                                                       "'
    gaged in the ..get-out-the-vote"  drive. They have                                                                                                               who was oppos-ed to Burr. persuall-
    not told folks who to vote for.       The important
                                                                                 invite them to membership in the
                                                                                 Farm Bureau.        Indiana Farm BII-
                                                                                 reau enables its membel'S to carry
                                                                                                                          Many Times                                 ed another Congressman to change
                                                                                                                                                                     his vote to .Jefferson.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  F. B. Services                            I n~thing came of it.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            I from the Governor's'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   This was due largely t~ opposition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ann'l Meeting I
    thing is that we all vote for the candidates we indi-                        on the same kind of a legislative                                                      In the election fa I' President in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The state Farm Bureau board of directors is expected
    vidually think are best qualified for their important
                                                                                 ilrogram, co-operative farm su\l-
                                                                                 pIles sel'vice, and insuI'ance pro-      One Vote                                    1876 Samuel B. Tiiden and Ruther-
                                                                                                                                                                      fm-d R. Hayes the result was in
                                                                                                                                                              ~<:-~ doubt IJ.acause of contested vo~es In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           : to recommend that .the delegates authorize the F~rm
                                                                                 ,;ram that we do in Michigan.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Date Nov. 28                             I Bureau to sponsor a life insurance company for Farm
       I      .

       In this strictly non-partisan effort to .get people
    to vote, Farm ~ureau believes that the result will be
                                                                                     Cal'l BUflkirk. president
                                                                                  Michigan Farm Bureau, will pre-
                                                                                                                  of the
                                                                                                                          Has Decided                                 the. ~Iectoral coIlege.
                                                                                                                                                                     commission mimed to decidethtl
                                                                                                                                                                                                   A special

                                                                                                                                                                     problem decided by a single vote
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bureau members.

    what we all desire-a    legion of public officials from
                                                                                 side. State and county leaders ill
                                                                                 .he coming roll call wiIl contribute        The vote you cast November 'j that Hayes was elected by one
                                                                                                                          is most important.     It could be the electoral vote.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     StockholdCl's who a re planning to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  attend' the special. annual meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The 31st annual meeting            will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    be attended by 419
                                                                                 ~o the program_                                                                                                                  of Farm Bureau Ser~ices. Inc. at              voting deleg:tes who will represent the membership of
                                                                                                                          deciding vote.      It has happen~d           :'¥Iany proposals have become law
    the pighest to the lowest levels in which we can all                                                                  often in our history that questions in Congress by the ll1~rgln of a                    the Reo Cluh House in Lansing. No-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  vember 28.' wlll learn that their             41,921 families in 62 County Farm Bureaus.     Ail mem-
    pl~ce full confidence.     Farm Bureau has placed                                                                     of great importance have turno:!u single vote .. One of them was the
    emphasis on the non-partisan aspect of its drive. It
                                                                                   Petroleum' Co-op                       on a singh~ vote.
                                                                                                                             Yet three out of five voters fail
                                                                                                                                                               , I draft act preceding World War !1.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  eo-operative    organization   experi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  enced the largest business operation'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                bers are invited to attend the convention.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  fn its history.                                  President Carl Buskirk will preside.  Clark L. Br<?.ds,
    co~ld be no other way, for the large membership of
    Farm Bureau is comprised of people of all races,
                                                                                   Annual Nov. 29                         to cast their. ballots in most of our
                                                                                                                          national elections. says Mark Met-         ~Irs. Whittaker                                                                            executive secretary, will make his annual report flJ.ld
                                                                                     The second. anRual         (special) calf in an article UThat Big Little
                                                                                 meeting of the Farmers Petroleum Vote."            It.s don~ chiefly for the                                                                                                   discuss Farm Bureau policies. J. F. Yaeger, ass"t ex,.,cu-
    creeds and colors found in .this country.
       Farm Bureau urges all Americans to analyze all
                                                                                 Cooperati,'e. Inc. \\iIJ be held at simple reason that they feel their              Back From'                                                                                 tive secretary, will report on the work of the farm ~Up-
                                                                                 the Reo Club House at Lansing, one little vote will never be missed.
    candidates and their platforms carefully-then vote                           November 29. This is the day fol-           In recent years. said Mr. Metcalf
                                                                                 ;owing Farm Bureau Services' an- In the Standard                Oil Company's
                                                                                                                                                                     Denlnark              I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                plies, petroleum and insurance services.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   J. O. Christianson, superintendent of the school o'f
    as they think best. The outcome of such elections                            nual meeting. scheduled for Nov. 28. Ethyl News, both major parties                    Mrs. Harry 1\1. Whittaker, state
    is bound to be right.
                                                                                 The'two organizations are combin- hay'il felt the sting of one little chairman of the Women of Mjchi-                                                                          agriculture at th'e University of Minnesota, will spea~ '~t
                                                                                 ing their usual annual banquet. It votes that never were              C'dSt.   In gan Farm Bureau.           has returnell
                                                                                 will be the e"enlng of November 28 1946 considerably more than half from Denmark where she repre-                                                                              the annual dinner of the Farm Bureau the evening of
         Your vote is your voice.            Let it be heard!                    in the diniug hall of the Reo Club the voters remained at home on the sented the organization                       at    the                                                  Nov. 9. ~i8 topic is "Rediscovering       America:"    Mr.
                                                                                 House.                           \.      :'won't miss one vote" principle_ The triennial conference of the Associa-
                                                                                   . Delegates attending      the 'Petro- Republicans then in the minority tion of County                 Women       of the                                                    Christianson is sponsored by the General Motors Corp-
New Product Bring.~Prosperity                                                    leum Co-op meeting. November 29, won control of Congress with a World, Sept. 9-18. '''bile in Europe                                                                           oration.    I

                                                                                 will he informed by Earl Huntley, Republican vote that represent,~d Mrs. Whittaker'                      visited England,
       Florida orange growers hav,e enjoyed a prosper-                           managel' of the organization. that two-ninths of the qualified voters. Belgium,                   Germany,      Switzerland,                                                   Joe Betts, ass't director of the Washington office of
    ous year from a large crop of oranges which sold at                          a record distribution      to Michigan      Two years later Mr. TI'uman car- and }'rance.             While in Germany
                                                                                 farmers of better than ,,/20 miIlioll ried Ohio by less than. 8.000 votes. she visited Mrs. Marie Heuchting,                                                              . the American Farm Bureau, will speak to the convention
    the highest prices in history.   In the past years'                          gallons. of liquid fuels was made by There aN 8,800 voting precincts in one of the German                     women      who                 H. s. M}STER                   the afternoon of Nov. 9th.
    la~ge crops generally have meant discouragingly low                          the Co-op during Its fiscal year Ohio. which suggested to the de. toured Michigan last summer as                                    In a report of business activities
                                                                                 ending August 31. 19iiO. The record feated Republicans. the power of guests of women of the Michigan                             for the year ending August 31,                  Resolutions"          The   Michigan      Farm     Bureau   program
    pnces.                                                                       volume, together with inotor, oils. one more vote.                                  !<'arm Bureau. While in Denmark              1950. J. F. Yaeger. manager and as-               .
                                                                               ,greases     and auto sup~lIes. repre-        In our October edition we re- she visited three days with a farm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  sistant executive secretary of FBS,           and policy will be determined in the resolutions adopted
       Robert K. Pepper, correspondent     at Lakeland,                          sented' a business volume of better caIled that Presidents Thomas Jef- family to become better acquainted                         ,:,:ill rePlortj that Farm Bureau Ser-       at the annual meeting.  The resolutions committee meets
    Florida, for the Wall Street Journal, explains the                           than 3 million dollars ..                ferson and Rutherford        B. Hayes with farm life there.                             'Ices w 10 esale volume amounted                                                          '
                                                                                     The board of directors of the Far-
                                                                                                                          were elected by one vote. Jeffer-             The Country       Women of the            to ~eaJ'IY $11.000.000 and that th~ t         at Lansing Nov. 7 to complete its report in time for pre~
    prosperity of an industry plagued for many years by                          mers Petroleum Cooperative recent-                                                                                               retail branch store volume was bat-                   .          h            .    Novem ber 9.
                                                                                                                          son and Aaron Burr received the World devoted their 8 day confer-                       tel' than $6.500.000.               -         sentatlon to t e convention
                                                                                 ly declared a 20/0 patronage refund
    over-production   and low prices.   More than any-                                                                    same number of electoral votes in ence largely to the farm problems
                                                                                 to be paid in cash to the patron                                                                                                    1\11'_ Yaeger will point out that             Election"  The convention           will elect eight members
                                                                                                                          1800. The House of Congress dead- of Europe foIlowing the war.
    thi~g else it has been the boom in frozen, concen-                           based on his purchases.         This re-
                                                                                                                          locked when it decide which
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Farm      Bureau  Services .fertilizer
    trated orange juice.                                                         fund will total more than $46,000                                                                                                plant at Saginaw mixed and ship-              of the state board of 15 directors.              Directors are elected
                                                                                                                          was to be president 01' vice-presl-           The backbone of America              is
                                                                                 and will be paid by checks through
                                                                                                                          dent. FinaIly, Alexander Hamilton, home.-Eleanor             Patterson.                 !led 46,839 tons of high analysis             f or t wo years.       The new boar d WI'11 Iect a presl'dent an( 1
      Producers of the frozen concentrate sta'rted about                                 (Continued on Page Two)                                                    ,                                                  (Continued   on Pa!\,e TWh)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                vice-president     immediately      after       the convention.
   five years ago. This year the new industry ~bsorbed
   more than one-third of the 60 million box orange
                                                                                   Speakers at Farm Bureau Annual Meeting at M. S.C. Nov. 9, 10                                                                                                                   'A series of pre-convention meeting~ of Farm Bureau
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                groups and committees will be held Nov. ~ at the college
   crop of Florida.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                as follows:
      Farmers are thinking along the same line. In our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Co-operative Commodity Conferences will be held
   July edition we quoted recommendations      of Farm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Wednesday, Nov. 8 at the Union Memorial Building,
   Bureau members in Ohio for dealing with farm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                second floor, for these groups:    Dairy, fruit' and vege-
   surpluses.  Seventy-foin per cent of them favored
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                tables, poultry, livestock and wool. Resolutions adopted
   research to find new uses and new markets for sur-
   plus commodities ..                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          at these c'onferences will be presented to the Farm Bu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                reau resolutions committee.
Greal Co-o,teratives                    Self-Help Principal                                                                                                                                                                                                    Women of the Farm Bureau will have their annual
   The great farmer co-operatives          Through      their co-operative as-                                                                                                                                                                     the College Auditorium Wednesday, Nov. 8
are those whose         members     are sociations farmers have extended I
practlical individualists and who so the seIr-help principle in farming                                                                                                                                                                                     starting at lOa. m. More than '),000 delegates are ex-
recognize themselves.      These farm- to enhance the advantages of Uils                                                                                                                                                                                    pected (rom 62 counties.
ers see In their co-operative          a dynamic agriculture       to our dy.
mechanism of which they are a namic                society ...     co-operatlng                                                                                                                                                                                Roll Call Conference for county and state membership
part. and through which they have farmers have transformed               tradln~
the best chance of success under '\losts into main streets_-Quentin                                                                                                                                                                                         workers will be held in the Music.Auditorium     Wednes~
the private     enterprise   syst!Jm.-- Reynolds. general manager. Eastern                                                                                                                                                                                  day evening, Nov. 8, starting at 7 :30 p. m. Preparations
Charles W. Holman. National Milk States Farmers Exchange.

                                                                               I              JOR RI-:TTS                          CART> E. BUSKIRK         _                 CLARK D. BRODY                        DU .. f. n. Glf/(fS7'fANIWN
Producers Federation.                                                                                                                                                 Secretary, Michigan Farm Bureau
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            will be discussed for the state-wide membership campaign
                                           Watch your health or take your               American Farm Rureau                  President Michigan Farm Bureau                                                          Unil'er.~ity     of Minne.~ota   -
  Buy Farm Bureau Seeds.                 medicine.-Charles     T. Grant.                 Th ur.~d(/y Jtfternooll                      Thursday Morning                        Thursday Morning                                     ~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          'I'llul .. dav Evening            the week of Dec. 4. -

Farm                                   Bureau,                                             A                                                                                 Force to Face the Fifties
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SATURDAY,                  NOVEMBER         4, 1950
       TWO                                                                                                                                                                                                                           .M Ie     H I G A N            FARM            NEWS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  If    i"~--\
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Higher wages, higher raw materi-                             TA K E I T          EASY.       No mli;s, 'no
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the new program     will become more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   imp a l' tan 1. Businessmen       hav~   al costs. and a stronger        demand                       fuss,    when       you order      Farm, eore                ,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            probably     means   higher      prices.                                                                      au
             rM M~NEw.
                   Established          .1anuary        I!.    19!3
                                                                                                                         Michigan Farm. Bureau                                                                                                                                                                     changed their plans and are now ex-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   pected  to spenl~ more for plants
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and equipment     than   they had in.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            modities .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            for Indu'strial    com.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               spre~ .d...... )
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         pasture ...
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10.     on)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         your nearest           Farm       Bureau)      d I
                                                                                                                                                            OFi'ICERS                                                                                                                                              tendell earlier.   Another   round of                                                                        .                                          ea er
            .Ian. 12. IU3 at the postofflce
            of :.\larch
                        a>t second class matter
                                  under the Act
                              3, 1:;;9.
                                                                                                                                        Exec. Sec.y
                                                                                                                                                            c. E. Buskirk,' Paw Paw
                                                                                                                                                          J. F:. Treiber,
                                                                                                                                                               C. L. Brody. Lansing
                                                                                                                                                 DISTRICT DIRECTORS
                                                                                                                                                                             Unionville                                                                                                                            wage increases   is under way .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Buy      Farm         Bureau     Seeds.                  f_o_r_prlces••
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        'liAdl.(, ,

                 PUblb'he<1         monthly,          first     Satur-                                                                    I-Russell       E. Hazel.. ..Rlchland. R-)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Election 111essage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     'Rural '~ele-news
            day.      by    llichigan         ),'arm      BUn!au        at                                                                2-R1aque       Knlrk             Quincy R-)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  :Jr,!.
             It"   publlMltlon offiN> at 114 E. 1..ov-                                                                                    3-C/yde     Br ..lnlng       ypsllantl. n. t
                                                                                                                                          4-A. Sh ..llenLarger        L. Od ..s"a. R-t                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               :'-1'):,
            t   tt St., Charlottt!, :.\lIchigan.
                                                                                                                                          5-)[art ..n Garn            Cha ..lolle. H-;;                   This great amI glorious land of ours. the good old U.S.A.                                                                                                                                                                                                  !\. 1~1
                                                                                                                                          G-\\'ard    G. Hodge            Snover, R-t
            :-;'orth Cedar
                          and general offices. %21
                              St .• Lansing,   Michl-                                                                                     ;-Harry       :-;'orrls             Ca"novla                    Is on the critic's  sizzling pan al'OSS the world today                                                                                                                                                                                                    :l: .'.
            ran.     ~t    Office Box 9~O. Tele-                                                                                          8-H. J.~. Frahm. Frankenmuth,            R-)                    In fact it somellmes     seems to me the Ship of State Is steered
            I ~ne. 1-'n~lng !l-!a.      Extension   S.                                                                                    !l-Sidney      1I0dgson       Cadillac. R-t                     :\'ot as the founding    fathers Illanued but as their critics feared.
                                                                                                                                        )t}-Arthur       Behnlng       Os"inek ... H-t                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ';r -
               l"end notices
            nnd ..Uverable
                                 on Form M'iS and
                               copies returned under                                                                                             DIRECTORS AT LARGE
                                                                                                                                                                                                          That may be true, or luaybe not. but this we surely know:
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Xo chan~e for ~ood will come to pass unless we will it so.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       $480 TELEPHONES-Last            year, the aVE?rage~                              V;
            J.o'nrm 35;9 10 :'\Ilchigan Farm :-;'ews                                                                                    Carl F.. Busklrk              Paw Paw, R-2                                                                                                                                                                                                     cost of new plant and equipment for each tele-' .•
            editorIal of tic ... P. O. Box 960, Lan-
            "'Ill':. lIlchlpn.
                                                                                                                                        "'alter    "'l('h tman
                                                                                                                                        Jesse E. Trelber
                                                                                                                                                                      Fennville, R-I
                                                                                                                                                                     l.oionvllle. H-t                     In Eastern    Germany.     we heal'. elections     held of late                                                                                                              phone added was $480. More telephones are,                                       T
            Einar Unllren                    . Editor                                                                                                    Representing                                     Unanimously      vindicate   Joe Stalin's     style of state.                                                                                                                going in all the time, So a lot mOre dollar~ are il t
            Holrold Weinm"n. __ Associate Editor                                    PURPOSE of .FARM                                         WOMEN OF FARM BUREAU                                         Of course there wel'e a few police. a goon squad here and there                                                                                                              needed to continue Michigan Bell's r~al con-
                                                                                           BUREAU                                       :.\11'8.H. 1\'hittaker ......~[etamora. R-t
                                                                                                                                                                                                          To regulate    and keel) things      straight    and'inake     it fair aild square                                                                                           struction program. This money comes from in-
                l"ub"crlpUon:   %5 cents a )'ear.                                The purpose of this Associa.
                                                                              tion shall be the advancem~t                                          Representing                                          So ninety-nine    per cent said "yes" and no one votell "no"
                Llmltt'<i to Farm Bureau Memb ....s.
                                                                                                                                              JUNIOR FARM BUREAU
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       vestors. To attract tlieir. sa~gs, the telephone" ,
                                                                              of our members'       interests ed'u-                                                                                       For it means death and worse to bIlCK that horrid                 status  quo.
           Vol. XXVIII            November         01,1950 No. 11             catiQnally.    legislative/y,    and                      Verland )[cLeod          L).ons                                                                                                                                                                                                                busineSs must eiun enough to pay them a fair";
                                                                              economicollly.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           return. Since more 'and better rural servicel i"
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Poland. that sturdy  land which fought the ~azis tooth and nail
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Xow must endure, and bide her time. while tyrants     hleed her Imle.                                                                                                        benefits you, it's good for you to have M!~ganl'\.l
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Electioos there are mockery.   the crownltl~ wreath of shame                                                                                                                 Bell
    ", Olnen'5 Pl"ogra.ln Speakers
                                                                                                                                          Farmers Get                                                     Aud only In their secret thou~hts
                                                                                                                                                                                                          The torch or'Liberty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               meu whisper   Freedom's
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 burns low acrOSs the world today
                                                                                                                                                                                                          God grant it luay not gutter out here in the 11.S.A.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ~I<~                profit.       ~

                                                                                                                                          More With                                                       In this so'great.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          \Yar with a ruthless
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              yet so confused  and dangerous  an ag-e
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   heavy hanll scrawls big on history's    page.                                         ~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         50000 GRAINS OF COAL-Did            you lmow then,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          The promptiug     of the tiny yolce of consdence    sounds    but low

                                                                                                                                          Less Labor                                                      Within the mind of eacb of us - our ~Iaker made it so -
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Then we must harken well to it. and liearing.      must obey.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          And t'ise. and /5.0. and vote our best upou Election   Day.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         w::.s coa'l in' your telephone? T~ere are about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         50,000 grains of- it- behind the diaphragm of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the mouthpiece-en.ough to cover a surface about
                                                                                                                                             Far\Ul.'rs are producing            more farm
                                                                                                                                          products     with fewer hours ot labor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the size of a dime. Coal used in telephones t~~-
                                                                                                                                                                                                          For this is still America.    Elections here are real
                                                                                                                                          than ever before.             Output       of. farm             "'e still Cl\n vote as we believe. and as we think arid feel.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         lates the vibrations of your voice into electric
                                                                                                                                          products      for human            I,Ise is now                 Today it s.till is not too late, next year ij.. may he so ..                                                   waves on wires. These waves are sent to another
                                                                                                                                          :tbout 70 percent           gl'eater      thun be-              So, vote! and Freedom's    anvil ring with c',:ery lusty .hlow ..                                              telephone, where they are converted bac}; into
                                                                                                                                          fure World War 1 while the tilll'"                              The vote you cast lIlay cancel mine but still and all I say                                                    your "voice."
                                                                                                                                          sp~nt at farm work is 15 per cent                               In Freedom's    name get out and vote upon Election     Day.
                                                                                                                                          less.    This. means         tbat p)'oductit)D
                                                                                                                                          p~r hour. of farm work has doubled                                                                                  R. S. Clark
                                                                                                                                          in less tban 40 yeat.s with 'lbJlIt                                                                                 315 :-<o1'th: Grinnell      Street
                                                                                                                                          half of the gain comin.e: in the la"t                                                                               Jac'kson. Michigan.
                                                                                                                                          decad€.      With      favorable          weather.
                .tJN.". RALlJO.\'D               SA.l'RE

      Mrs. Raymond Sayre of Ackw.orth, Iowa, is presideI1t
                                                                              J/RS.      _lUIER         ARJ/STN(JXU'                     vrqductivitity
                                                                                                                                         be increas.ed
                                                                                                                                                               ot farm labor ('ould
                                                                                                                                                               quickly       if th~ 'neell          No One Can                                                IT; .S~.Economic
   of the Associated \Vomen of the American Farm Bureau,                                                                                     The gain in productivity                of farm                                                                  Structure to
   Mrs. Almer Armstrong of Indianapolis is director of the
   Home Dep't of the Indiana Farm Bureau Ass'n.       They
                                                                                                                                         labor has not heen the same in all
                                                                                                                                                   of the country
                                                                                                                                                       farm products.
                                                                                                                                                                             nor WI' tile
                                                                                                                                                                                   The rise
                                                                                                                                                                                                     PIa." Future                                                  . ,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Con~inue' Up'~Tards                                                                                               ~ FITS TOGETHER-Did you know that,1n ad01-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                .., tion to Michiga,n Bell, there are 151"independent"
   will speak to the \Vomen of Michigan Farm Bureau at
   the annual meeting at Michigan State College, Nov. 8.
                                                                                                                                         in prod\1<;tion of crops
                                                                                                                                        .hour     has heen greater
                                                                                                                                         rise in livestock        prOlluction.
                                                                                                                                                                                  than      tIt.!   And Be Sure                                                  "Expanding"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              best describes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    is the word

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              tion's ...economy .. Employment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the state of tll'! na-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    telephone companies'in Michigan? Their terri-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    tory is shown in gray on the adjoining map.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Thousands of rural folks are served by these
                                                                                                                                             The influences-        resulting        in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ind,l.1strial prOduction     lJave pushl!d.                                                                           companies whose lines connect with Michiganl~:
   Mrs. Sayre is also president of the Associated Country                                                                                increase      in crop         pl'O(luction         per
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              up to new. peaks. Construction         WOI')(                                                                         Bell (area in white) for long distance service ..
                                                                                                                                         man-hour        fall    into      two       gTo>Ul)S:
   \Vomen of the World.     She presided at the convention                                                                               those that chiefly aftect yieln;; pe,'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              coriiiriues     at record   levels. Prices                                                                            Both the "Independents" and Michigan Bell have
   of that organization at Copenhagen, Denmark this fall.                                                                                acre. and those that mainly                    i.lflu.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              in farm.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            are generally
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    as thei.r goai          more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and better rural telephone c.
                                                                                                                                         Ence the labor used pE'r acre. This                                                                                                                                                                                                        service,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              though.      the pace has slowed down

                                                                                                                                         is not a clear.c\~t distinct,ion.                how-
                                                                          and they should               have some tun to-                                                                                                                                     sin~e. July ...

   COlnmlmity                                                            gether.
                                                                               Here and There.                Retiring      secr~-
                                                                                                                                         ~\'er. as crop yields
                                                                                                                                         of the reduction
                                                                                                                                                                          and lauor !'(.
                                                                                                                                                           are interrelated.
                                                                                                                                                                     In man.hour;;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The prospect
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              few months
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    is that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               .the next
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            more of the                   MICHIGAN                      BELL                      TELEPHO"E                                          COMPANY
                                                                          tary      ~Irs. :Margaret            Noble, of the                                                                                                                                  same.  ~Iilitary    expenditures     under

   Farm Bllreall                                                          Clinton
                                                                          Group submitted
                                                                          nual report
                                                                                          County       \Vatertown
                                                                                                         the following
                                                                                               which we think worthy
                                                                                                                                                  per acre of CI'OpS has lJE'en
                                                                                                                                                    hy the increase
                                                                                                                                         For some crops. such as pota~oe;;.
                                                                                                                                                                                 In yielu:;.

                                                                                                                                         the increase       in yields has bee'n so
   For November                                                          of puhlication:

                                                                              "Eleven        meetings
                                                                                                              were held this
                                                                                                            41; average          at-
                                                                                                                                         great. that more man-hours
                                                                                                                                         quired     per acre than formerly.
                                                                                                                                                                                      al'l) reo
                                                                                                                                         tor most crop!! the lahor used llas
                                                                          tendance          23; visitors          54; 4 menl-
                                                                                                                                         bone down            despite        the      hip;ber
     Deon Community                    Farm                              h0rs missed only one meeting.                          An-
     Bureau          ~Iemhers:                                           other        member         mlsse_d only twice.
         \Ye have              heen       swamped             with        One member.              an officer, waS able
               due to the elecll~n
                      in the        nearly
                                                         'of new
                                                   1.000 com.
                                                                         to corne every time.
                                                                         ers:        ~Iiss Algoe. Douglas
                                                                                                                                         F. 11. Services Aimoal
                                                                         -our        township        sUl>'2rvisor, and 111'.
     m'Inity          groups
     ~tat •.. .-\Iso. because
                                    Ol'ganized            in '.he
                                                of the fact              Stuart.        who talked           on Blue Cross.
                                                                                                                                         ~Ieeling Daie Nov. 28
                                                                                                                                                 «('ontinu ..d 'Pa~e        One)
    that the winners                  of the Certificate                 Our main project                 this year. which
    of ~Ierit           for a 100% Community                             we completed.                was the oiling              of     mixed fertilizers          and shipped      5.954
     Farm Bureau activities                      for the la3t            farm         frontage          on      local      gravel        tons of superphosphate              during    the     'year       were       reported           in the         roads. This service                was made ayail-              year.     The acidulating        plant for the
    space        last month.             it puts us two                  able       to our         group        members          on      year produced           better    than     25.000
    montbs             behind         in      this        article.       gravel          roads      and       to others          on      tons    of superphosphate.            20.000 oi
                                                                         adjacent          farms       who requested              it.    which      were      used      in the     mixed
    Theref'Jre.            we will announce                     Au-
                                                                         Our group sent a resolution                       to the        goods.      The combined         operations     of
    gu!<t awards              as well as September
                                                                         proper        authorities         in Grand Ledge                Farm Bureau Services             for this year
    awards          this month.
                                                                         in regard to parking                 meters."                   showed a total net margin              of $308,-
         Election         of Officers.           During          the
                                                                              In    the      August         discussions          on      077 as compared          to $248,457 for last                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  'f
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      18 PROTECT YOUR FARM,
    month          of September                 544 grouJls
                                                                        "Get Out the Rural Vote" the follow-                             year.                                                                      J. F. }",lEa:::U
    su),milled            their      new        olIicet.s        for
                                                                        ing groups             reported         100% voting                  Registration      for the annual        meet.
    the current             year.       This is sllgh~ly                                                                                                                                               "This     thing     is toc> big for any
                                                                        registration:                                                    ing will begin at 9: 00 a.m. with the
    above        the record           that we had last                                                                                                                                               man to handle            alone.      The farm
    ye~r. During the month of Octoher.                                       .-\lI-egan. ~Iartin;           Emmet,        Top.O-
                                                                                                                                                       session     scheduled
                                                                                                                                                        at 10:00 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                 to start
                                                                                                                                                                               Other re-
                                                                                                                                                                                                    business       of the        fIiture     depends     '                                                                                                                        find MiclJigan s PfiJsperity    i

    3:?:j additional              set-up       sheets        were       ~Iichigan;           Huron,         Central       Brook-                                                                    tremendous.!y       on what happens               at
                                                                                                                                         ports will be made by officers               and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Ir~RNING: The first year Canada allowed substitutes to be colored
                  for community
    which is approximately
                                     a total of
                                                  100 groups

                                                                                                              \Vest      Huron;
                                                                                                                Osceola, S. E.
                                                                                                               Presque        Isle.
                                                                                                                                         diYi:;ion and department
                                                                                                                                         [1-:! progress
                                                                                                                                                                             heads as to
                                                                                                                                                            made hy the organiza-
                                                                                                                                                                                                    ahd agriculture
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       where      Industry.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             work as organized
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          I                                                                                                  yellow in imitation of BUTTER cost Dairy Farmers there 50 MILLION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             DOLLARS. That can happen ill. Michigan. , • where 600,000 people de-
    greater        this year than for the sam~                          Case and Swan Rlyer;                     and \Vashtc-                                                                          Every farmer          has need for mem-I                                                                                                               pend on Dairying for their livelihood,    • , with an investment  TWICE
                                                                                                                                             One of the highlights         of the year-
   period last )'ear. During                     this period            naw. S. W. Ypsilanti.                                                                                                       bership     in the Farm Bureau. whicll                                                                                                                   ,THAT OF THE ENTIRE WORLD OPERATIONS OF THE FORD MOTOR
                                                                                                                                         ly meeting        will be an address            by
   there .....    ere 3 new groups organized                                              STAR AWARDS                                                                                               now      speaks      at     \Vashington          for                                                                                                      COMPANY! Reduce Michigan's       incom,: by many milli~ns of dollars
                                                                                                                                         Dr. Kenneth          ~lcFarland.         superin-
    which are as follows:                                                         For the Month of August                                                                                           fann     families    in 45 states.                                                                                                                        and }"ou depress the market for a/~ kinds of iUichigan goods, • , besides
                                                                                                                                         tendent    of public schools at Topeka.
        DISTRICT             5:     Eilton-Fast,              ~In'.          Gold Star -              Levering.        Emmet,            Kansas, at the annual          hanquet.        ~r.            "Farmers       elect the members               of                                                                                                      irreparably damaging  Michigan'~ soil and agriculture.
   Amos         Haigh,         Secretary.                               ~Irs. Evelyn           Oslund.        Secretary.,         •      :\-lcFarland     is nationally      known for              Congress-the            legislative       bran('h.
                                                                             Silver Star-North                 Stitr. Gratiot,                                                                      But     they    should       remember          that

              :o.lrs. Paul


                                    Mecosta -

                      ~Irs. DeilY Papin,
                                        A/cona          -

                                                           Sac 1'')'
                                                                        ~Irs. Betty R. Stahl, S-ecretary.
                                                                               For the Month of September
                                                                             Gold Star-:\'.W.
                                                                        ~Irs. Harriet           Proefrock.
                                                                                                          Dowling,        Barry,
                                                                                                                                        his putstanding
                                                                                                                                        an enlightening
                                                                                                                                        orous way.
                                                                                                                                             Also featured

                                                                                                                                                                  0:1 the
                                                                                                                                                                           to put over
                                                                                                                                                                              in a hum.

                                                                                                                                                      will be H. S. Agster. mana-
                                                                                                                                                                                                    they elect only the President
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          of the thousands
                                                                                                                                                                                                               in the executive

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               PROTECT YOURSELF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2: Against Loss 01 Business .
   tar)'.                                                                    Silver Star -              Rome.        Lenawee.           ger of Pennsylvania             Farm       Bureau           the Government.               The     Farm       Bu-
        Officers        Training         School.          During       ~Irs.       Charles        F. Conklin,             Secre.        Co.()!lCratiVl' Association.            who will            reau Is accepted           by Congress          and                                                                                                     ~n ~~e ~chigan's      pr~se~t law-prohibiting       substitutes colored yellow
   the moDlh oC October                       and continuo              tary;       and Vergennes.                I(ent.     ~lrs.      get down         to the basic        fundamen.              the executive        branches        of the gOY'                                                                                                        In Imt/at/~/1 of BUTTER-IS      rend~red ineffecti~e in the Novemb<;r geo-
   In~ through              Xo\'emher.          20 counties             William          Roth, Secretary.                               t~ls ~f the need for co.operatlves                to        ernments       as the representative              of                                                                                                    er~1 ele~lIon .•• thousands    of J?alry Farms will be dril,t/I 0111 of bmilless.
  are          holding             olIicers'           training                         Honorable         Mention                       co-operate      all the way.                                1,500,000 fann families.                                                                                                                                MIlk WIll become scarcer •• , hIgher in price. , • as it has in other states
  schools          for their         Community              FarJll          The following           group had unusual-                      There     will he plenty        to see and                                                                                                                                                                      which now allow imitation. BUTTER to be sold colored yellow. It is ne.
                                                                       ly fine meetings                and deserve           hon.       heal' at this all important               meeting
   Bureau             leaders.            The         counties                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              a~cident that ~ilk ~rice.s in cities. in those states are I v.z (tilts a q;,art
   which          have         held       their        training        orable         mention        for these        months:           of the year. so get your                  reserya-          Teach Dem()cracy                                                                                                                                        htgher th~n milk prtce~ to states (Including Michigan) which maintaiJs
  "chools          are as tollows:                  Genesee .•         August                                                           tlons     in early and plan to attend.                           Co-operatives      offer an opportun-                                                                                                              a pro(ec!lV~ law ~galnst s~1Iing imitation.BUTTER             colored yellow.,
  Kalamazoo.                Ingham,           Eaton,          Van           Alpena-Long              Rapids. l'Irs. Lloyd                   For those interested.         the Farmers                ity    for   practical       schooling      in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Keep MIchigan mIlk plenllful-reasonable            in price. Vote "NO" on
  Buren,             \Vashtena,,-.             Shlawassee.             ~lcConneli.           secretary.                                 Petroleum       Cooperative,       Inc. annual               democracy       which; is second to none.                                                                                                              Proposal    4, November   7th.
  Branch,             Clinton.          Casso        and        St.         Alpena-Pioneel',                  Mrs.        Albert        meeting       is scheduled       for the next               And co-op savings help to build up.
  Jos~ph.             Tbe       counties          "..ho have           Krentz,          secretary.                                      day. :-;'ovemher 29.                                        rathel'     than    drain    the     economk
  month of Xovember

                                        al'e as follows:
                                          Bay, Lenawee,
                                                        for the

                                                                       l\loore.        secrctary.
                                                                       Bemice           Dancer,

                                                                                                                           J. C.

                                                                                                                                        creasing   hay

                                                                                                                                        with Farm Bureau
                                                                                                                                                                           by in.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    strength         of
                                                                                                                                                                                                    ,Claude R. Wickard.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the      communily.-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  REA AdminI-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. PROTECT 'YOURSELF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Against 'mitot;on Bulter .
 kegon.         and ~ewaygo.                                                l\Iontcalm - ~Iontcalm                   Progress-          ply as a top dressing   this fall. A~v.                         Buy    Farm        Buread     Feeds.
       The        Community               Farm          Bureau         ive. 1lrs. Reta ~Iartin,                secretary.
                                                                       September                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Your right to kno~-for        SIIre-that there's BUTTER on the table-is
 Committee               in each ot these                  coun.
                                                                            Alpena-Bolton,                F. D. Ohlrich,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    thr~atened   by 8 move to tamper with Michigan's        long.standing imit~-
 ties was responsible
 J;ether all the leaders
                                           for calilng
                                            and planning
                                                                       secretary.                                                                                 CLASSIFIED                                        ADS                                                                                                                                     tion,BurrER     Jaw. The present law is a GOOD law. It protects you-
                                                                            Branch-Quincy,                  ~Irs.     Richard                                                                                                                                                                                                                               }"our family-and    the family table. Especially, it also protects you when
 the         training            school.           Generally                                                                                      Classified  advertisements are cash with order at the Tollowing
                                                                       Buchanen.            secretary.                                       rates:    5 cents per word for one edition.  Ads to appear in two or                                                                                                                                           you "eat. out."
 ~peakln~.             the attendance                anil the                                                                                more editions take the rate of 4 cents per word per edition.
 planning           that went Into these tra!n-                             :\Jontcalm-Montcalm                    Mrs. l\Ior.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Now, with.  reCerendum yote on this subject on the ballot. November
 Ing schools              this year showed                   defi-     gan Johansen.             secretary.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 7, it's   liP to JOII. It's
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              JOllr job to protect yourself against imitation.BUTTER
 nite       Improvement                o\'er      last      year.                                                                                         LIVESTOCK                                                      SILO    ROOI"S                                                                                                                     -to make surl'you get the real thing. Vote "NO" on Proposal         4, No-
 There         seems         to be a better                spirit                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           vember 7th.
 and realization                 for the need to do
                                                                       Petroleum                    Co-op                                .SHROPSHIRE               R,\)[S for "ale. Ex-               AT'l'E:-;'TIO:-;' FAIDn;ltS~      :-;'ow I"
                                                                                                                                        cellent ~election of husky. well-grown.                     the time to cover vour ,,110 with an                                                                                                                      For your own              1411. , • ,for JO.llrfamily's sde •..           for Michigan's sail, , ••
 a good job on the part of the offl-
 pers themselves,                    and       they        came
                                                                       Annual Nov. 29                                                   reglst
                                                                                                                                                                                  or vislt-
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Aluminum        Dome lioof.    Als,,1 chute
                                                                                                                                                                                                    dormer", chute". ladde ..". and ba,.ket".                                                                                                                VOTE "NO"-~n                 Proposa14'-general               election,    November    7thl
                                                                             \Contlnu('d     from Page One)                             Stanley      :.\1. Powell,       Ingle~lde     Farm,        Cla ....nce \'an Strlen. member of h'arm
 to these            .ellsions        s~king          help in                                                                           Ionia H-t. :.\lIch.                      (10-2t-24b)        Bur('au.    Box 26. Phone 3671. By ..on                                                                                                                                    Th"./.cts.r. pdtis}"t! 6, th, D.i'7 Actio.. Lu,." 4" Hollist"
                                                                       the mail in the near future.              The                                                                                Cente ... ~Iichlgan.            (l1-2t-3/ hI                                                                                                                               &i/JI"" LA..,I.,. Mich., .... ,./"1 ",11f> .. UI_", Ltbor./.,.", AruJ
 thp way!! of doing things.                                                                                               CORRIEDALE              SHEEP,      "The Bet-
                                                                       Co-op also paid a 5% dividend            upon                                                                                     MAPLE           SYRUP      'P~ODUCERS                                                                                                                                 J.I,., lrollps i.. h,hAq of leupi", Mlchi, .... spr" .. t Anti .ff.cti".
       Particular          stress      was laid on the                                                                 ter B ..e('d."     We Invite )'our In"pectlon
                                                                       its preferred     stock for tbe year end- of our flock at any time.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     "fI:'hu, bMlt.r-i_i"/~o. tiS,.,. It i,ji"''''Clt! h7 Ih. 600,000 lolichi-
!'ole oC tbe Community                            Farm        Bu.                                                                                             :'\like"ell &
                                                                                                                       )fay. Charlotte        R- t Michigan. (US-2;.                                   :-;'OW IS THE TD1E to order all                                                                                                                                         C•• P*:,pf, J~.ruJml '" tI.i,.,/"I.
                                                                       ing     August       31.    1950.     Checks
rt'au In representing                     the farmer           ef.                                                     south ot city limit".)                 , (9-H-21P)                           needed     sap   collecting    and    boiling
                                                                       amounti~        to a total of better than                                                                                    e(/Ilipment for /951. \\'e have In stock                                                                                                                 "tI"hoc!, Sial"   Dtpan ... "t 01 Aarlaahvc,   1Iwu. 01 A.rIaaJ ..... llco~u,       "lJuJd Milk aDd CtHa
fH.tively            in hLs organization                    witll                                                                                                                                   special Colo"e,1 Jugs. all "lze>t. to pack-                                                                                                              Repet.    -$cplcrabet.  19'0.                                                                         - ~
                                                                       $18.000 werc sent to the better than               DAnK         nOA:-;' :\lILKI:-;'(;      8110RT-
    Ill.'dal     emphasis            on the need                to                                                     Hon:-;, HULl. t2 month .. otd (or sale.                                      age your syrup for the holiday trade.
                                                                       1700 Investors.         There    are now 40 He and hi" sire and dam a ..e all State                                          See our Important        announcement       on
11 p        rp.<olutlons            more         effectively
                                                                       local    co-operatiye      dealer    assocla.   Fall' winner,...       ,,'rlte or vi"lt St.anley                             King Evaporators      on page Ii. For com-
t~,tn ia the palt.                     In 1;1Uleral. the                                                               )1. Powell. Inl;'le"ide Fa ..m. Ionia. 1t.1.                                 plete Information      on all syrup mak-
                                                                       tions ....ho are stockholder        members                                             (l I -tf-30b)                        Ing and marketing           supplies.   write
~ bool", were summarized                           with this
                                                                       of the petroleum         co-op.                                                                                              Sugar BUl'OhSupplies Co .• P. O. Box

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         VOTE UNO" x
                                                                                                                                                                                                    1107. Lanslnl:'. ~[ichhran.       CtO-tt-l;Slt,\
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ON PRO POSAL 4
thought           In mInd-that                 Community                  Tbis past year was the co-opera.                          F-ARM EQUIPMENT
li'arm      Burellu should                have a well-                 tive's first full year of service.           It                                                                                F[U;E 81';\\,1:-;'(; nOOKLI';Tl Shows
                                                                                                                          (;P.,\ 1:-;' HI:-;'S-2250      hushel". $149.00
rounded    program;   should Inclllde                                  begain     busine:::s    operations     as a ('ach: Immediate               delivery.   g'alvani~ed                          new patte ..n". tell~ how you can easH)'
tit' basic tbilles that bappen in a
g()(ld   Community     Farm  Bureau
                                                                                contract     with
                                                                                                                       cQrrugated        steel clrcuhlr
                                                                                                                       steet floor, walk-In
                                                                                                                                                               bins with
                                                                                                                                                        door; for small
                                                                                                                       grain Built to U.S. Government ",pecl-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              :-;nlnrt    drcs~c~.,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                clothing. from cotton hag,..
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Get your Free COpy of "Sew Easy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (General Election Nov. 1)
D\~tiDC,    alaould have a Cood dls.                                                                                   flcation",.      Clo"lng out manufacturer'"                                  \\'ith Cotton Bags" now! A real treas-                                                                                                                                                      A Propolal to tamper with Michlpo'a loo.'lraadia.
                                                                       Senlces,     on January       1. 1919.          "tock.      Oldfield E'luipment          Co .• 430-7                         ~     book!      Send eft"l today      tn l'atlon-                                                                                                                                          Butter.lmitatioD Law,
~u "ion; the problema of tbe mem-                                                                                      Wet't 71"t Stre ..t. Cincinnati            16. Ohio.                             al Cotton Council,          Box 71;, :.\[emphll'O,
bt:la .hotlld Ind some 8na1\'ers;                                         Duy Farm Bureau quality feeds.               l'hone Yalley ~582.                     (11-tf-42b)                              Tenne~8ee.                      (2-5-8-11-50b)
8ATURDAY,          NOVEMBER         4, 1950
                                                                                                                                                                                        MICHIGAN                         FARM            NEWS                                                                                                                                                                  THREE

Ma.rkeling of                                      }'armer~ Must                                                                                                                                                                                                 boy and Ihe hopes that boy wl1l            aDd lime. And I can say the same

Liveslock Up                                       Fight Th~m (lff
                                                                                                     Farmer and                             Competition Keen For Awards                                                                                          at least not be encouraged. by the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 government that he is serving to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            about dried eg~s that get out of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            good condition.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ~Iost Farm Prices
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Fall Below Tariff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 acquire a habit that In later lite            I wish some method of farmer
    The fall Increase In slaughter of
 meat animals began in August and
 is expected to continue through
                                          Senator George D. Aiken, Ver-
                                       mont, says: " ...       If our farmers
                                       are to successfully tight off econ.
                                                                                                     Right of Way                                                                                                                                                he will regret. The brewers boast-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ed of the tin~ opportunity they had
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 to cultivate a taste for beer In mil-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            control could' be inaugurated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            that we have some say so about our

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            prOduction until It reaches the con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The average prices for all farm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    products has been above parity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    since June.      However,    this has
 the fall. Strengthening of demand
 as the result of defense expendl.
 tures will cancel some of the de-
 pressing effects of larger supplies.
                                       omtic monoplies 'on the one hand
                                       and political     domination
                                       other, t~ey must keep themselves
                                                                        on the                       Question                                                                                                                                                    lions of young men who would
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 eventually constitute     the largest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 beer consuming section of Amerl.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            sumer's doorstep. As It is we take
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            a' lot of cussing we do not merit.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    been due mainly to the Influence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of a few commodities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Among major products, only the
                                       strong-strong     not only as individ-             MRS. EDITH WAGAR                                                                                                                                                       can population.                                                                    following are above parity:       Cot.
 1I0g prices probably will fall no
                                       uals but strong as organizations Briar Hill Farm, Carleton, Mich.                                                                                                                                                            These boys said a bottle of milk        Early Hog Prices To.                    ton, 27 pel'cent; flue~ured tobacco,
 more than      the usual seasonal     representing the best interests of
 amount but price weakness        will agriculture."
                                                                                   Last month I brought you my                                                                                                                                                   had to be shared by several If they
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 got it at all.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Be   Best This Fall                     9 percent; wool, 19 percent; cotton-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    seed, 16 pel"cent; beef cattle,     40
 Ile less noticeable for other kinds                                            tale of woe concerning the rights
                                                                               of the farmer when a pipeline                                                                                                                                                        Now there's no need of us object-           Because of 1he three per cent. 111- percent;    hogs,    8 percent;   veal
 of meat animals.                         Vote nex! Tpesday.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                crease in the number of pigs farrow- calves, 42 per£ent; lambs, 32 per.
                                                                                wants to cross the farm. October                                                                                                                                                 ing to beer for our boys unless we
                                                                                has been a month of higher educa-                                                                                                                                                put something else in its place, 60         ed last spring, sales tills fall wili cent.

 Novenlber 25 Last Date, AFBF                                                   tion for some of us.' The pipe it!
                                                                                In and they have moved on to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 why not give them milk In a form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 that It can be kept sweet and pure!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            -be oorrespondlngly     heavier,   ac.     The majority of the other major
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            cording to State College experts, farm products are 10 percent or
                                                                                trouble others.                                                                                                                                                                  If this substitution    ever comes to       who suggest early sale of market       more below parity.
 T our to Dallas                                                                   In many Instances they've left
                                                                                                                   a mess that will
                                                                                                                                               The above chrome-plated cow bells were offered as awards to the
                                                                                                                                            counties having reported the highest percentage of their 1950 Roll Ca\1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 pass, it must be promoted by the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 dairy industry itself. I have friends
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            hogs. Once the big rus.h to market
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            starta prices usually drop. By get-        It the people don't perform on a
                                                                                    ;:t: .~,»;";::;;;;.>;;.:'- take some         time       goal by midnight of second day' of campaign. Montmorency County                                                                                                  ting market-ready hogs off prompt. local level, in         the community,
          The Michigan !<'arm Bureau in co-operation with nine                                                           v
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 in Alaska who have hoped that
                                                                                                                                            won the large cow bell with 82 percent of their goal. Alpena won the                                                                                             ly, producers save feed and benefit then the government has a con-
    other eastern states }<'armBureau organizations is making three                                                to forget. From                                                                                                                               fresh milk could be made avail-
                                                                                                                                            medium size with 77 percent of their goal. Alcona won the small cow                                                                                              from higher prices.
   railroad tours available to delegates                  ana
                                                     members planning to                                           my     observation
                                                                                                                   and the advice I
                                                                                                                                            bell with 72 percent of their goal. Any county winning one of the cow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 able to them in some form.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    I have been prompted to present
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    stitutional  rl~ht to perform.
    attend the American }<'arm Bureau !<'cderatioD convention at                                                                            bells 3 years in succession will be entitled to keep it permanently. So

                                                                                                                   have received con-                                                                                                                            this subject because I have been
   Dallas, Texas, December 10-14..                                                                                                          the competition will be keen!
                                                                                                       ?-:<,,:; ?,cerning the    mat-            This year the first 3 counties reporting the highest percentage of                                              so disturbed about how some of
          The tllTee tours arc as follows: (1) the direct tour to                                                .:ter, the question                                                                                                                             our surplus farm commodities have
                                                                                                                                            their goals by midnight Tuesday, December 5 will be the winners
   Dallas leaving December 8. and returning Decem~er 16; (2)                                                    ;::is reversed     and      for 1951.                                                                                                            been handled.      I feel that farm
    the Rio Grande Valley tour leaving December 3 and return-                                               /l- should be "the                                                                                                                                   producers should have an eye on
   ing December 16; (3) the Mexico tour leav'iug No'vem.ber 24                                             :~k     rights of the pipe-      vice to some neighbors.                                             often to accomplish much work.                   their commodity even after the
   and returning December 16.                                                                                      line"    and "the           There should be limitations     to                                  The point I am trying to em-                  government has taken it.
                                                                                                                   misfortune of the        what the farmer is exPected to                                      phasize is that all of this cost big                Farmers have a reputation        to
        People ill'terested ill any of these trips should In1!ke appli-                                                                     surrender for public benefit.
                                                                                                                   farmer."                                                                                     money, much more in every way                    preserve.    We never can do it it
  cation for travel reservations immediately.           The last date for
  making reservations for trip No.1, direct to Dalla~, is Novembar our farm for which I am truly
                                                                                 , They did not cross ~ny part of

                                                                               thankful.            We feel we are giving
                                                                                                                                               I sometimes think all of this is
                                                                                                                                            the penalty for owning anything;
                                                                                                                                            still I admire the fellow whose am.
                                                                                                                                            bition is to own a home. I'll ad-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                than it did 30 years ago. Yet this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                company and the public itself feel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                that the farmer should be satis-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                fied with the same offer of one
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 these    surpluses    do not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the consumer in proper condition.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 I don't know too much about the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 surplus potato deal except that in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 MADE                 TO ORDER.
         }<'ordetailed informa tion and costs, please fill out the form the pubic our full measure of ser-
   below and paste it 011 a post card and mail at o.nce.                       vice as it is. We have a: railroad                           mit that with the trend of things                                   dollar a rod and the farmer has                  this neighborhood       those getting                                                           Soft tok                    o
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          •.olls and landings r. ossurtdby the
                                                                               running through the middle from                              these days there isn't much encour-                                 the one thing most needed, the                   dyed potatoes for feeding purposes                                                                          ..
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 conlroltow whieh     direclsair trafficat •••"
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   ~Chigan--;a'::    B:ea:-    -   -  -     -      -   -    --    -,  -        east to west. About the only good                            agement given the man who prac.                                     right of way.                                    got far better potatoes than the                                                                lorg. airport.That' order!
    Field Services Division
 J 221 North Cedar Street
                                              Dale                                               I
                                                                               feature about it is that when the
                                                                               roads get so muddy we cannot get
                                                                                                                                            tices thrift.   The fellow whose slo-
                                                                                                                                            gan is "spend as you go;; usually
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Now there's something else thal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                troubles me these days, and I feel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 surplus potatoes that were supplied
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 our school lunch program in our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Your StateMuluol gentcangiveyouformfire
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ihot' ord - all the co,.r.
J La~sing 4, MIchigan -                                                                          I
                                                                               to the concrete, we can walk on                              has more to say and less to pay                                     Qur farmers could well spend time                home district and also far better
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            I                                                    og. youn••d.non.that youdon'tn••d.

                                                                               the track two miles one way to                               about public affairs.                                               considering it.                                  potatoes than we could buy for our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              p                     property
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Stat. Mutual aysfull,olu. ofpersonal
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    Dear Sirs:                                                                 town or four miles the other way                                There are other angles' to this                                     Some' time. ago we heard reports              home use. All that should not be.
                                                                               to another town. No railroad em.                             pipeline story that have not been                                   about canned- fresh milk.      Some              The best should never be that por.                                                                               o                  ....
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 lost up to 'omount f in,uronc.carried
         I am planning on attending the AIo'BF Convention at Dallas,           ployee has ever denied .us the pri-                          answered such as-"'Vho's       going                                of our dairymen did not think much                                                                                                               ANOTHER STATE MUTUAL FEATURE!
I   Texas, and would like information ~ivlng the details ot the three                            I
                                                                               vilege. I could anumerate several                            to put back in prope.r condition                                    about it, or were against it. I was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 tion of crop that is to be destroyed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 or fed to animals.
    convention tours sponsored Ily the Farm Bureau.        Please enclose      disadvantages.                                               the side roads the pipeline com-                                    reminded of the story when I read
J reservation blanks,                                           ' '                              I                                                                                                                                                                  On top of that the surplus butter

                                                                                   Then we have a public highway                            pany preferred to travel?" After                                    about the beer that      was being               that was stored in case or collected
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                                                                               that splits the farm in the middle
                                                                               from north to south and another
                                                                                                                                            years of waiting and persuading
                                                                                                                                            we got crushed stone on some of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                dropped to our boys in Korea.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                asked a couple of boys who served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    I            some place, should be destroyed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 when it reaches the moldy stage
                                                                                                                                            our roads. In less than six months
I   0 Farm Bureau Delegate Post Office                                    :
                                                                               that runs along the entire north-
                                                                               side ..           I                                    ,     they came in with a caravan of ma.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                during World War II what they
                                                                                                                                                                                                                missed the most in food during
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and not sent to our public institu.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 tions or to our school lunch cafe-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         E. R. DJNCMt\"'. P,uIfJ~t1r

                                                                                                                                            chinery, some weighing 16 tons,                                     their service and they both re-                                                                   "St~t~ Mutu~/lnsuus        Ev~ry Fifth F~rm in Michig~n-Ask                       Your N.ighborsl"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 terias.   Butter ceases to be pala.
I     0 Farm Bureau Member                County                              RFD                I onWe are allowedand to the middle
                                                                                                                     to pay the tax~s
                                                                                                      one of them                           and an army of men who traveled                                     plied, "Milk." I fullY realize that              table when it has to be boiled and                                           OPfnlnCI     for   A,tnn    in Soml' CommunlllCi

      ----------------                                                                               of the road on .the other. Besides
                                                                                                     the land owner is supposed to cut
                                                                                                                                            in every type of car from jeep to
                                                                                                                                            lransport     truck.   When   I say
                                                                                                                                                                                                                the water in some countries is not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                fit for humans to drink, but why
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 skimmed and doctored up with soda                                                                                  -
                                                                                                     the weeds and brush in the high-       traveled I mean traveled. I do not                                  must beer take its place? 'Vhy not
                                                                                                     ways abutted by his property. But      vouch for the work they did but                                     our surplus milk? Every boy go-
                                                                                                     if some pipeline comes along you       some of them were on the road too                                    ing into camp is. some mother's
                                                                                                     have but little to say that counts

             THE SETTER
                                                                                                     where they go along the highway.
                                                                                                        In this case that I've mentioned,
                                                                                                     the farmers concerned banded to-
                                                                                                     gether and secured an attorney
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Superior Service
         • CLEAN     • SAFE
                                                                                                     who was farmer minded and had
                                                                                                     had pipeline experiences of his
                                                                                                     own. 'It is my understanding
                                                                                                     agreeallie settlement was secured

                                                                                                     and the pipe was laid in the high .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              On Your Claim
            • EFFICIENT                              .                                               way.
                                                                                                        On our farm also we have a pipe-
'xETCH-ALL-catches        up to 20 mice in one setting. It takes                                     line right of way given some 30
 no }Jait and no extra care-just     wind it up and set it down.                                     years ago that crosses the entire
 ~ves     .no distasteful sight, it's always set '~md guarding                                       width of the farm. We also gave
~st        mice. ,           ,           ..        _ .'                                   i          permission to a power company to                                                                                                                                                                                                        We say this to all Farm
';"'" _.SEE=- OUR FEED' apCl SEED DEAL~R                                                     ~       erect poles' across the 'workland
                 KNESS l\IAUFACTURING                CO., Albia,    11?.w!l                          rather than disturb the trees along                                                                                                                                                                                                     Bureau members partici-
                                                                                                     lhe highway in order to give ser-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             pating In the Fann Bu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             reau. insurance:      Every

      When illness strikes ..                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                agent is interested in your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             claim. He is Inore than a
      ~BlrieCross-Blue Shjeld                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                friendly neighbor.    He is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             a fellow 111elnber of the
      is so truly YOUf
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Your company is growing through service to its 11lenlbe rs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Fa nn Burea u.

    J   "friend in need"!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                More than 20,000 policies have been written for Fann
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         reau ll1en1bers for autOInobile and fann liability.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             -Insurance is limited to members of the Michigan Fann Bu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         reau. Get the facts                    fr0111      your Farnl Bureau agent before
             $1500 IN HOSPITAL 'BILLS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    changing insurance,                                                                                                                i ......
             -AND BLUE SHIELD
             PAID THE DOCTOR $165."                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Agents for Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Aleona-Edwln     Dates,   Harris-       Hillsdale-ErvIn   Llste.r] HUls-                         Montmorency-hed               8now, HID-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ville.                                  dale R-Z; Herluf M.ldtgard,                                man R-3.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Allegan-Jobn Elzinga, Hamil-             Reading; Olen B. Martin. 401                            Monroe-Wilbur J. Lohr, Ida.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Center St., Waldron: Elmer
             Tallc about the VAWE 01 Blue Cross- Blue                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ton; Ja.s. W. Curtl!'~ Fennville
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         R-t; Lynn Ford ttea8ley.                C. Spence. HIII"rlaJe 1:-3;                             Muskegon-WlIJlam Sharp, Cas-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         /lorr; T. M. Kelsey, Martin;            Leon Kulow, Reading.                                     novia.
             Slrield protedion-Irere's the record 01 one                                                                                                America                   is on the mow toward the only destination                                              I Iarvey Schipper. Hamilton.           Huron-Bruce     Crumbach, Bad                            Newaygo-Glen J. Speet, 10. 8.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Alpena-Cllfton Jacob". Alpena;            ue      R-2;    William     Harwood,                    Stewart, Fremont.
             subsuiber who spent 120 ~ays in the hospital                                                                                                that offers security for our peoplc-effective                                       prepared-                   I:"hert Eo Aube, Alpena R-2.             Jr., Harbor           Beacb; Edward                    Northwest    Michigan-WlIJlam
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  A. Oescbger:           Bay Port R-l;                    Hoolihan, Traverse City R-3;
             First, Blue Cross covered nearly $1,500 or                                                                                                  ness for national defense.                                                                                     Antrim-Walter 1.. Chellls, Ella-          Harold Heln,          Port Hope R.ll.                   Bernard P. }{unky, Box 21,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         worth 1:-1; Harold F. aids,                                                                      Center Road, Traverse City.
             a total $1,536 hospital bilI. All the patient                 months or even years to pay. About one                                                                                                                                                         Elmira.                               Ingham-Leon             Fellows, Mason                   Oakland-Lucius Lyon, Milford
             paid was $60, which represented the differ-                   out of nine people will see the inside of a                                          And, coming at a time of peak industrial produc-                                                        Barry-Howard      Bayley, Belle-          R-4.                                                    H-4; Fred H. Haddon, HoIly
                                                                           hospital before the year is out!                                                                                                                                                               vue;    Clarence Lonptreet,           lonla-cUfton  J. Cook. lAJ[e                                1t-2.
             ence between the prh'ate room the patient                                                                                                   tion, that means full throttle ahead for our entire                                                              Mlddlevll\e.                            Odessa; Lynn Townsend, Ion-                             Oceana-W.              Hull Yeager, Hart
             chose to use and the semi-private one pro-                    That's why you-and       your family-can't                                                                                                                                                   B'Iy-WlIIlam Bat e a 0 n, Ba,.            Ia R-2: John Lawless, Jr.,                                R-3.
             vided for in his Blue Cross contract.                                                                                                       national              effort.                                                                                    City R-3; Adam Kraatz, Jr.,             Portland.                                               Dgemaw-Junlor Guy Clemeu.
                                                                           afford to be without BLUE CROSS AND BLUE                                                                                                                                                       Bentley; George Cnudde, Bay           Isabella-Donald          Wopdruft,       Re-                Prescott R-I.
                                                                           SHIELD health-care      protection. Already                                                                                                                                                    City R.4.
             And Blue Shield paid the doctor $165 ror                                                                                                           Again, as before, it will be the rai/roads' job to                                                      Benzie-Marlon V. Nye, Beu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  mus R-IL Chart .. Gordon.                               Osceola-Russell           McLacblan,
                                                                           over 2,000,000 Michigan people are enrolled.                                                                                                                                                                                           Coleman H-l.                                              Evart; Herbert H. Johnson,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          lah.                                                                                              Leroy R-2.
             bis services.                                                 The Blue Cross-Blue Shield Plans offer                                        weld together                         America's           vast rcsources               of men,                 Berrien-J". Burton Rlcbards,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Jackson-Fred   W. "on!, Mun-
                 (from Cas. 191-050102-151   in S/u. Crou li/~.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ith; John Allison. Sr., Panna                           Ottawa-Sam          Rymer, Spring
                                                                           you a wide range of benefits at low cost                                                                                                                                                       Berrien Center; Lloyd Cuth-             R-2; Herbert L. Town, Jack-                               Lake; Gerrlt Elzinga, Hud-
                                                                           because they are completely non-profit ..•                                    machines and material.                                                                                           bert, Eau Claire R-l; Oliver            8On,    R-l.                                              flonvllIe R-2.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Rector, Benton Harbor.                Kalamazoo-Carl     R. B a 0 0 ..
                        Tire Chances Are J in 9                            a lJOluntary service on the part of the hos-                                         For only the railroads-with                               ribbons of steel link-                        Braneh-c.     HUlrb Lozer. Cold-          Kalamazoo R-6: Emor Hlce,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rogers City.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Isllt-Byro.      HowaU,
                                                                           pitals and doctors who run them ..                                                                                                                                                             water; Mrs. Belle S. Newell,            Plainwell.
                 YOU Will Have 10 Go to G Hospital                                                                                                       ing town and farm with city and factory-can                                            perform                   30 N. Hanchett St., Coldwater.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Kent-R. A. Wblttenbaeh, Low-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Saginaw-Anthony Latosky, 800
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            So. Washln~ton, Saginaw
                  Wdhin the Next Twelve Months!                                                       •
                                                                                      fARM BUREAU MEMBERS                                                a moving job of this tremendous                                     ~olume.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Calhoun-ErIe Furu. Mal'llbal1:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          G. A. Plepkow, Sprlnl{P<>rt;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ell; Ralph Sherk, CaI~onla.                             lOanllac-George M&rllb Mar-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          - lette; A. H. Laursen, Marlette
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Myron Bishop, Cerel<Co   R-l          Lapeer-Marvel    A. Wblttaker,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             It-:l; Kenneth Robins, 312 S.
             You can never tell when accident or sudden                              Here's How YOU Con Jo;n                                                                                                                                                            Case-Louis      M. Walter, Ed-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Metamora; Louis N. Payne,                                  l':lk, Sandusky; Jack Mar:o<h,
             illness may strike-bringing     with them                                                                                                          How big is their job'? You get some idea whcn you                                                                                                North Branch: LTle RuaaeU,                                 Marlette; George Lapp, Palms.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          wardsburg; Harry Bhannon,              North Brancb.
             hospital and medical bills that may take                                   BLUE CROSS-SLUE              SHIELD                                                                                                                                               Marcellus.                                                                                      Shiawanee-GeorKe            L.   Klrn,
                                                                                                                                                         remember                       that in World War II, the nation callcd                                         Clinton-G are t h M. Harte,             Lenawee-E1don A. Vord, Adri-                                 Owosso H-2; Robert Drury,
                                                                           Enrollment of Farm Bureau members is                                                                                                                                                           Bath;     Charley Openlander,           an R-I; Clarence Kaynor, Ad-                               Durand R-2.
                                                                                                                                                         on the railroads to move 907. of all war freight and                                                             Grand Ledge R-3.                         rian   R-2.                                            lOt.ClaIr-Wilbur C. QuIck. Em-
                                                                           through     the Community     Discussions                                                                                                                                                                                             Livingston-Roscoe                m a If   e r,              mel, It-I; l"rank H. Burrows,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Eaton-'Vllfred    Rohlfe, 601 E.
                                                                           Groups. New groups may'be started when                                        97'li of all organized                           military travel!                                                Shepherd St., Cha.rlotte: Allen          Howell        R-6;    Donald      lAary,                  Memphh~.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1662 Gregory Road, "owler-
                                                                           a sufficient number of members have made
                                                                           application. Groups already enrolled may                                             Since the end of the war the railroads have spent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          "'. Cox, 229 South BostwIck,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Charlotte.                              'Yl1Ie;Gale Hol8lll/(ton,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      "fYW-                St. Joseph-Lyman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fl Seller,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             1,,,,,nida.o;: onald I'leree, Con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Emmet-SIdney Howard, AlaD-                                                                          !<tantlne 1:-1.
                                                                           add new members once each year. See your                                                                                                                                                        son: J. W. Morrow, Leveri~            Macomb-John Rinke, Warren;                                Tuscola-Kennetb         Baurj. Caro,
                                                                           County Farm Bureau BLUE CROSS secre-                                          41/2 billion                     dollars       to provide           better      locomotivcs,                     It-I.                                   George Pohly, LennoL                                       R-l; Norman A. )(~onneU,
                                                                           tary regarding_ enrollment requirements or                                                                                                                                                   G.n.ssee-George   0 Illes   pI e,        Manlstee-Tbea   :m. Bcblmka,                                Akron R.l; Robert T. Dillon,

                                                                           contact our District office nearest you.

                                                                                        0llic81 in 20 Michigan Cities
                                                                                                                                                          new and better cars, new signals and shops, improved
                                                                                                                                                          tracks and terminals-the                                 things that go to make
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Gaines; Ralpb WIllI am •.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Grand Blanc; Eugene N.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Kurt?, Gra.nd Blanc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Gladwin-Earl Rau, Beaverton.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               J.   Wlttbecker,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Meeo.ta-J'oe Resler. Bt&Dwoo4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  R-2; Adolph Wulf, 611 8.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             UnIonville H-2; R. AllIlIOn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Green, Kingston.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Van Buren-Art
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Paw; Earl Davia, Paw Paw.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    DrlJe, Paw
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      F. Pldd,
                                                                                                                                                          bettcr railroads.                                                                                             Grand Traverse-Wm.        HooU-           Warren, BIg RapIds.                                        Dexter R-l; Nelson PO.Stev-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         han, Traverse City R-li. Ber-                                                                       ens, 478 Clark Rd. Y~lIanU.
                                                                                ALPENA • ANN ARBOR • IA TTlE CREEK • BAY        ary                                                                                                                                       nard Kunky, Box 11. l.:enter          ,Midland-Ray KaI&hlLr, KerrlIl
                                                                                                                                                                And right now they are spending                                          anothcr      500                 Rd., Traverse Clt,..                    R-2.                                                     Wayne-Allen Taa-g, Plymouth.
                                                                              IENTON HAUOIl
                                                                                                     • DETROIT • FUNT • GRAND RAPIDS
                                                                                                 HOLlAND.    JACKSON • KALAMAZOO                          million dollars for morc ncw freight cars"-all                                            to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Gratiot-Byron   J. Beebe, Bt.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Louh. R-I; Harold E. Stone,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mls.. uk--<Jerr1t
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Koetw,       "&1-                 R-3; M...... Betty Ta,:g, Ply-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             mouth 1t-3.
                                                                               LANSING.   MARQUETTE.         MT. PLEASANT • MUSKEGON                                                                                                                                     ",'heeler: Darwin P. :Munllon,         'Montcalm-Jam.,.            ONtI',       car-              Wexford-Leon Cooper, )lleB1cll.
                                                                                                                                                          end that America shall have the rail transportation                                                            Ithaca R-2.                            _ eon City.                                                  R-2.
                                                                              pONTIAC.       PORT HURON.      SAGINAW.   TRAVERSE CITY
                                                                                                                                                          which it needs, whether in peace or in war.
                         nut llo.pitab'

                   BLUE CROSS
                                           and Doctor.'   Own Non-proftt   Health PlDnfor the Welfar.

                                                                                 BLUE SHIELD
                                                                                                             of the Public

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         FARM BUREAU MUTUAL
                      Michigan Hospital Service                                         Michigan          Medical Service                                                                                                                                                            Insurance Company of Michigan
                                           234 State Street                • Detroit     26                                                         --10.1.--   .!- __    I                                         _
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        424 North ~rand Ave,                              - Phone 44M9 -                                                    La.Dmlg, Michie ...
                                                                                                                                              z..               ,~                                                         •
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Monr10'f"."'''9 • 0" N8C            _
                  PROTECTION                                       T HAT'           5            PRICELESS                                             .•••              •••   LIf'~"    10 THE R.AIlROAD HOUR ~"'.,.,          .
       '"OUR                                                                                                                                                                              MICHIGAN                     FARM             NEWS                                                                                                                   SATURDAY,            NOVEMS'ER            4, 1950
                          WANTED                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        One woman, in one minute, can

                      Maple Syrup                            Looking In On                                       InsuJ"a,llce Agents                                 Honor C. L. Brody                                                                               Look            Olll         For             Lisl FeaturesI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     think about the way Stalin is act-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ing, wholll to invite to the next club
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     lecture, what 'to have for dinnet,
     WE      HAYJ.~      REF.="       APPOJ="TED
 llU~illJll' al;" for a Inr&" :lUnn..sOIl\
  Jtur~ nlaoli" :-;.ynJp pro<"~:-..'Sin~ Jll.. nt to
 pun'I",_"        for  Ih .. m :llI ..hlga,n
                                               m"Jll~        County Roll                                                                                                                                                                                             No.4                                         Pen-Type Barns                                     the atom bomb, how atrociously the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Smiths play bridge, and what so-
 ~'MII) In ;; ~lIon           lOt", d ..lh'..r,,,,! to                                                                                                                                                                                                               The autumn leaves aI'e falling                    Dairy farmers who are "on the                 cialized medicine     would mean to
 l-"n~ins:.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The skies are fleecy gl'aY,                 fence" when it comes to pen-type                  that most attractive new young do~-

 of yuur ~) rop and will d"I'" n<l upun
         or, ,,"
 "III mnfonn
                ",,111 "'" paM on nclunl

                 ..i~ht and Quality.

                         to t',S. :::1"nd"l:'l for lh,'
                     l>rl.:-." will "" Illlf.1 accord-
                                                             Call Captains                                                                                                                                                                                           November's set to usher in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       One more election' day;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The 1\'1. R. G:s and ~1, D.'s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   vs, stanchion       ba.rns may find
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   new ~lichignn State College bulle-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   tin un the suhject extremely help-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                J.   tor, - Pathfinder Magazine,

  III;" td th(' Jlrh. t' now Jlre\.aiHJt~          in the-         ny W/-;.'U.l;)'  8. lLlWLEY                                                                                                                                                                         Is usin' 'plenty paint                      ful, according to L, H. Brown, l\ISC
  f:6:\.stt""n\ :-;.tatt":'" for     pure   hulk    n\apl~     Dirretor   J[rmbl'1',~I,;p _tcquisition
 :0-..) rUll.     'Vrltt"      \1:-; tor  :-;eh~~dule ll(
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     T'make the lowly' oley                        agricultural     economist        who      co-            "(PURE CRU,SHEO'J.'
 ~Mltt .. ..., .n .. pri... x..
                    1       .~       ~uur Bu~h Rnp-
                                                  The Captains of the memhership                                                                                                                                                                                       Look like SUllJIlin that it ain't.         authored      the bulletin,
 Jllit ... C'unlpan) .. PO Dox 1107.. Lan~in:t ..                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               TRIPLE      SCRUtlED
  4, ~Ii< "'!"'Al\,                            roll call have a vt'ry         intel'esting                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The new        Experiment         Station
                                               part in a successful campaign, The
                                              success of the roll call depends 011
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fer fifty ycars--one  lackln,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Before this latest row
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   There wal'll't no yaller butter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  lIul~lication ,docs not recommend
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  pen,type      housing     exclusively      and              OYSTfRSHB.L
                                               team wOl'k, for that is what it takes                                                                                                                                                                                                                               without reservation         for l\lichigan
                                              to make the scores.         The captain is                                                                                                                                                                              Save hutter (rom the cow,                    dail'y herds, It does state t11at "a
                                              oue of the most important               mem-                                                                                                                                                                         But now the sub-sti-toot-e,rs                   pen, type barn can be constructed
                                              bers of the team.        It is his respon-                                                                                                                                                                              Hez I'iz' t'make complaint                  at a minimum cost which will do
                                              sibility    to ~ecure       enough       good                                                                                                                                                                      , 'N make the lowly oley                          the housing job, allow maximum
                                              workers and train them to make a                                                                                                                                                                                        Look like sumpin that it ain't,              labor efficiency in ehol'e' \\'ol'k and
                                              good Quick job of the Roll Call,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    maintain        economical       production
                                              Captains     Ill'ed good wOI'kers, will-                                                                                                                                                                               There's plenty other colors                  'and milk sanitation         staudards,"
                                              ing wor],ers, capahle workers, en-                                                                                                                                                                                      , 'N form-er:las fer each,                      Ie the system is accepted along
                                              thUSiastic workers and well tra!n-                                                                                                                                                                                     Fl'Om 'Iuminum tel' chestnut
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        RazhelTY, red, er peach;                   with practices necessary           to make
                                              ed workers,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          it work, the advantages         of the pen
                                                  The    writer    hatl the       pleasure                                                                                                                                                                           Bu't yal'Ier 'tis 'er nuthin'                                                                                                                          ,':
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        .Fer this crew -       who think       it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  barn far         out\veigh      its     disad-
                                             Ot,tober 23 of not only looking in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    \'a:ntages, ,the au'thors       feel.' How-
                                             on bul silting in with the ~lidland                                                                                                                                                                                             quain't
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     'T make 'the lOWly oley                      ever, mimaging a. 'lieI'd in a pen
                                             County Farm Bureau caplains                   in                                                                                                                                                                                                                      barn involves u'n entirely dirfel'ent
                                             their second meeting.             They had                                                                                                                                                                                 Look Iik'e suiupiu that it ain't.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  system,      with ideas many "stan-
                                             lJeld their first meeting, had stud,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  chion barn" dairy           farmers      find
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               un nIlM~u(~:illiflGC9,lllC..
                                              ied the proyen plan and set their                                                                                                                                                                                      It gro-ivs 'not in      medders
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          0111'                                                                                          C"ICACO. ll~,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         EnrlChesliot  our soil,                    difficult to a.ccept.
                                             goals,     The purpose oC the meet-
                                              ing" October 23 was to study the                                                                                                                                                                                        This substitute   'concocted
                                             trainiu~     material    and program         in                                                                                                                                                                            'Of some out-state brand of oil;
 Concrete Improvements                 will order to train their workers.                  It                                                                                                                                                                        'The hoys who want it pcddlea                                            ,                                                                  ~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Would suffer no I'estraint-
 help you produce more eggs,
 milk, beef, pork, --.
                                              is a well.known         faet that
                                             workers are well trained and un-
                                             derstand       the Farm Bureau

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ln niakin' 10\\'IY oley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        'LOOK like surhp1n that itaill't,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               PLENTY' OF POWEl
 It takes very little portland cement        they get results.          In this meet-
                                             ing the captains went through th'!                                                                                                                                                                                      01' iIiohigan     Dairy nutter                                                 In The ModerA                                                i
 to make those needed           improve-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        lIez'fed    uS quite a spell,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          COmOp ,E3 Tractdr
 ments around      the farm. You can         training    hulletin and material and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1I's malle [CI,I halanced fa'rmin'
 haul back enough on your next trip discussed ways oC' using it.                                                                                                                                                                                                        i\lo'r'n folks can evEir tell;
                                                 It was proposed that each cap-                                 Farm Bureau Mutual -Insurance C~. agents wrote -540'automobile, and farm
 to town to make a good start.
    For instance,
 bags of cement-less
                     you need only 20 with him in 3 meetings beCore the
                            than a ton-
                                             tain in\'ite his workers

                                             December 4 kick-off to get
                                                                                 to meet

                                                                                                            liability, policies in one day last month 'to honor L. Brody, executive secretary        C"                                                              Bu't some g-nys want tel' 'fit it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        So no sinner, sage, or saint,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Rin tell th' lowly bley                                                                                                                     i
                                                                                                            of the Company: Mr. Brody is shown re'ceiving from Nile. 'Vermillion, C~mpany
 to build anyone of these things:            lessons outlin~d
                                             bulletin,      This
                                                                     in the training
                                                                    idea has          been                  manager, a scroll commemorating the eve.nt at a Brody bay diimer -atterlde'd by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        From stimpin that it ain't.                      ExfR~                                                           ~D~PTA.LE
 • 2SO sq. ft. of 4-inch floor for feed                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The question up fer answer                          ENGINEERING                                                        ,TO MANY
                                            tried in se..-eral        cases and         has
 lot, barn, or hog or poultry house.
                                            proved highly sati;Cactory.
                                                                                                            the agents at MSC Oct, 18. Herbert Evan's, 'vice-p'resident 'of the Ohio Farm                                                                              Shall we change our colors now?                   FEATURES,                                                                       IOIS
 • 166 sq. ft. of 6-inch wall.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Swap Our dairy-macIe investtnerit '
                                                 According to the Roll Call time                            Bureau Insurance Company, told the' agents that the kind of work they are doing                                                                            Fer 11 new synthetic Cow?
                                            table this group is about on sched-
 • Two big, 8-foot       long watering
                                            ule anll they were quite confident                              brings the day in every new ins'urancecompany whe'n "it s-tarts rolliTlg."                                                                               The hoys are out fer lucre -
 troughs.                                   of rcaching their goal.                                                                                                                                                                                                    Be our offense just too faint -
 • 125 sq. ft. of 8-inch thick foun-             A good captain's      Illeeting where
                                                                                                                                                                    -----------~-----~'--                                          ------ ----                   ,   They'll make the lOWly oley
                                                                                                                                                             'southern grown alfalfa seed is 'good             greatest weight gains in therllnty'
 dation.                                    there is real interest,
                                            and a l'onfident attitulle
 • A lO-can capacity insulated milk real hope that the 1951 roll call
                                                                               gives one                 Lool{ Out                                           for Michigan the price would not be
                                                                                                                                                             so cheap,    'Ve urge that rather
                                                                                                                                                             than waste time, labor and use
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fann     Bureau    Open   Formulr,;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Pork master 35% is a'l1igh quality
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Look like sumpin that it ain't,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     L   Warren    E, Dobson
 cooling tank.
    Plan to build up your place now,
 with economical, long-lasting,
                                            will be a success.
                                                                                                         For Southern                                        of farm land, you sow a lesser
                                                                                                                                                             amount oC northern     adapted seed
                                                                                                                                                              which will be much cheaper in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                               protein supplement aud ~ontains
                                                                                                                                                                                                               "safety margiu"
                                                                                                                                                                                                               tion to all the e~sential proteill~,'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of A,P,F, in addi-,                D'st' 'W'om'"en"EI'ectl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       I,.           '                            1
 safe concrete. We'll gladly send free
                                                             Feed Alfalfa                                Grown Alfalfa                                       long run,                                       vitamins and minerals,                       _,         :'-;O"lllc'lel       M'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           "emhers                I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           atlon the
 plans and suggestions.      If you need                                                                                                                         1\tichigan has a good crop of red                                                        ~          '\..j I
 help, getin touch with your concrete
 contractor,   ready-mixed       concrete
                                                             This Fall                                                 ROY w. nE~N ETT
                                                                                                                                                             clover, Clover is a good soil bUilder'lnll.
                                                                                                                                                                Brome grass, Reeds canary grass,
                                                                                                                                                             Ladino clover, Birdsfoot trefoil, red
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Women of 'the Farm Bureau odd-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     :numbered dish'iets have elected the
                                                                                                                  F n Se/Tiees Seed Dep't

 producer or building material dealer.
 , Paste              postcard fOT litoature
            CC1llpot! on
             checked and mail todt11l
                                                                                                               Government       repol't shows the al- clover and sweet clover will- be,
                                                                                                            Calfa seed prodnction for 1951 to be cheaper than last year,
                                                                                                           only 3% less than was ayailable for alfalfa and alsike will be a little'
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Adapted       En" my I.d' e
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  e       nSI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     'following district chairmen to serve
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the State Advisory Council of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 lof Farm     Bureau:    1\lrs,
    Olds Tower Bldg"             lansing   8, Mich.
                                                                                                            1950,     Howeyer, most of the crop higher.
                                                                                                           comes from southern
                                                                                                           the seed is unadapted
                                                                                                                                           states where short crop, Sweet Sudan will be in
                                                                                                                                          for 1\lichigan, good demand,
                                                                                                                                                                          Common sudan will be a

                                                                                                                                                                                     This would be a
                                                                                                                                                                                                               U niled' 'Stal'es
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •                                                    Sernice Weinberg, Kalamazoo, Dist.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       1; Mrs, Earl Braid, Oakland, Dist.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I; Mrs, Carl Topliff, lng-ham, Dist.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LIYE 'POWER ":..TAKE:oteF ~••
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   '.,              I                    \
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  IEI.T PULLEt;  ",--

  N.m~ __    n   __   u                               _
                                                                                                                                                             good year to get Ladino                clover                                                            5; Mrs, Carl Johnson,        Montcalm,                                 • ••• 8-SPEED TRANSMISSION
                                                                                                           i'\ew Mexico, Arizona,              Soouthern
   R. R.No.
   Cq   n                  •           Stateu
                                                                                                           Califol'llia anll westerll Oregon have
                                                                                                           approximately        75% of the seed pro-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        GORDON H, AI~[;EN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ,AFBF       at Wa,~ltillytOll
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Dist. 7: ~h's, Charles      Cotthard,'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Wexford, Dist, 9; and i\lrs, Thomas',
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Dockery, Alltrim, Dist. 10, to fill a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         "•• ".'. LIVE MtDlAULlC SYSTEM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        'An eye-ap1gealing machine   with lateat enginee_
   o Ta:b. Troqhs
   o Poll!try Houses
   o Barn Floors
                               0 Foundations
                               0 Feeding Floors
                               0 Mill< Cooling Tanb
                                                                                                           duced.       ~Iuch of the i'\ew i\le:..:ico,
                                                                                                           Oregon and Arizona seed will COllIe
                                                                                                           on our market' ill Michigan because
                                                                                                                                                            RUIllIIogs Gain,                                     The deadly threat of inflation ii."
                                                                                                                                                                                                             the United States was emphasized
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The 'Vomen of Farm Bureau are                 features. ModerDIy designed and adaptable      to' aU
   o Hoc Houses                0 Permanent Repairs                                                                                                                                                           in 'Vashington          the other day 'Iiy               holding their annual      meeting No-             kind. of farming operationa - heavy plowing, diac:ipg,
                                                                                                           it will be cheap in price,
                                                                                                           dale of U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
                                                                                                           says this seed is no good for ~Iichi-
                                                                                                                                                 Dr, Tis-
                                                                                                                                                            Fasl With APF                                     Thomas B. McCabe, chairman
                                                                                                                                                                                                              the }t'ederal Reserye Board, Be re-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              01       vember 8, at 1\J'SC Auditorium,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        aeedin" planting, ,mowing, raking, combining, etc,

 More Milk ••• Higher Quality                                                                             gan at any price.

                                                                                                           it at a harg-ain 11rice.
                                                                                                                                       If it were good
                                                                                                           there would lJe no occasion to offer
                                                                                                                                                                A.P.F,     (anima.l protein
                                                                                                                                                             in the diet of growing pigs has pro- current economic conditions,
                                                                                                                                                             duced star:li:lg

                                                                                                                                                                                    weight gains, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                             leased an QuaIysis by his staff 011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                1\11'. McCabe pointed out that the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mrs. Wesley Mahaffy, chairmrlll,l'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     of the 6th district of Farm Bureau
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        HiCh compresaion eJl&'ine de1iY,era m~~~~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ~l!.a equip,~Dt available.     -
    with less time, work                                                                                      The short        sighted      dealer   who prepared them for market in record
                                                                                                                                                                                                             impact of the vast new defense ex-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Women, conducted a fille program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Your Local Farm Bureau Machinery Dealer
e ••

 and equipment
                                                                                                          sells it says it is O,K, for a short time.
                                                                                                          rotation,       He lIIay claim it is grown
                                                                                                                                                                       One of the most surpl'ising
                                                                                                                                                            discoveries in experiments
                                                                                                          at high altitude, but Cail to tell you runts gain very I1lpidly on an A,P.'
                                                                                                                                                                                               was that oconomic situation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              in all aspects

                                                                                                                                                                                                             "Unless offsetting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          wUl he terrific,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          government         a.":-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     of meetings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     at the camp of 6th
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                women at Caseville last
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ask For A Free Demonstration                                   !   .
                                                                                                          snow covers the plants before the F, sUPPlemented diet and are even
                                                                                                                                                                                                             tion is taken, substantial
                                                                                                                                                                                                             seems inevi table,"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   inflation         month,     Women attended   from St-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Clair, Sanilac, Lapeer, Huron ancI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            FARM BUREAU SERVICES,                                                       INd.
                                                                                                                                                            li,ble '10 catch up with their larg~r
                                                                                                          g-round freezes.
                                                                                                              We asked Dr, Dexter at Michigan
                                                                                                          State College in the FarllI Crops
                                                                                                                                                                It is thought
                                                                                                                                                                                     that t'he explana-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                "Inflation       at home can he as
                                                                                                                                                                                                             deadly an enemy as the                    armed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tuscola    counties,   This corrects
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     our article on the camp,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Farm Equipment Dept,                                       Lansing 4, Mich\gan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         .       ,
                                                                                                                                                           tion might be that the antihiotics                enemy abmad,           'Ve have to assure
                                                                                                         Dep~. auout Arizona seed,               He said                                                     success on hoth fronts.               Both re-
                                                                                                         the test plots at the college prove contained in A,P,F, hasten growth                               quire sacrifices of all of us, The
                                                                                                          it is no goofl for ~(ichigan,                    by checking the multiplication               vi'
                                                                                                              Why waste your money on un- intestinal
                                                                                                                        seed when you can get compete with their host fOl/Uourlsh.
                                                                                                                                                                                          which either       oul:look for a serious inflationary
                                                                                                                                                                                                             spiral is foreboding, Such an infla-                         Farm Machinery Prices Are Rising, But ..:
                                                                                                         northern adapted seed'?
                                                                                                              The Kansas alfalfa seed crop was
                                                                                                                                                           ment or produce toxic
                                                                                                                                                           which hinder animal growth,
                                                                                                                                                                                             substances      tion would cause great hardship to
                                                                                                                                                                                                             many groups of our people,
                                                                                                                                                                                                             would diminish 'Incentives and mls.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              It                                                                                                                                             -.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CO-OP PICKE'RS
                                                                                                         almost a failure this yea I', How-                    Growth-rate        increases 'Of 50 per direct            tremendous          amounts          of
                                                                                                         e\'er,    Utah, Eastern          Washington,      cent in healthy pigs are common,                  effort into nonproducti\'e           areas, To
                                                                                                         i'\evada and Idaho alfalfa will be and the sUPIJlemented ration has pl'event inflation                                         is a mattei' 'If
                                                                                                         availahle       in common seed.           Idaho ,been known to produce twice                   as critical irnportance           and urgency:'          ,
Faster Milking          increases milk yield . : • you get all the milk                                  1lIue Tag Grimm, ~Iontana, Dakota much gain as basic ration alone, I!I
                                                                                                         and       Can ad iall     Variegated        allll feeding, there is ,no need to segr~-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                After listing many of the 'infla,                                                                                                                    ,                                   -..4
each milking; you kecp milk production high throughout lactation.                                                                                                                                            tionary factors now prevalent,                1\11',                                                                                                                                                    l "-
JJl.'rearc two exc/usirc co-or Universal features that make machine                                      Grimm will be available.                All aI'e gate runts from the herd, since                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ,

                                                                                                                                                                                                             McOabe's report 'discussed ways of
                                                                                                         O,K. /'01' ~lichigan,                             A,P.F. is valuable to all alike, and
milking faster ... simpler:                                                                                                                                                                                  meeting       them, the administration
                                                                                                             ,Just one more            reminder.       If can he expected             to produce      the    of which "could not he painless,"
CALF-NOSE INFl.ATIONS-patent-                                CAlf-NOSE       CLAW-scientificany                                                                                                                 "The immediate             need," it wa,>
N.I ofT-cenier openings do away with                         designed, it places heavier milking
                                                                                                                                                                                                             said, "is for a. well-constrbctcd,
"crawling." eliminate need for strip-
pin~ \\-ith but rare cxrept ions, Large
                                                             action where it is nceded-on       the
                                                             heavier-milking rear quarters, Thus,
                                                                                                                                                                                                             ably and firmly administered                   set           Best lor
                                                                                                                                                                                                             of fiscal and monetary                controls,
5ize arcommo,lall'g      rlow of easy                        all four quarters finish milking at
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Sueh controls are always prefEl"
milkers as well as hard milkers.                             approximately    Uic same time.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            nh]e to direct rines if they can do                           Economy &
                                                                                                                                                                                                             lhe job, At their !Jest, dit'ect con-
PLUS Protected Low Vacuum                     CO-OP Universal Milk-                                                                                                                                          trols do not prevent            inrI-alion      ,HI
ers milk f:u;t and efficiently on only 10 to 11 inches of vacuum ...
::ontroJled and protected by a weight-type relief valve and a mcr-
:urr-column vacuum gauge.                                                                                                                                 FIRE                                               milCh as postpone some of its im,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         McCabe        report      proposed

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Have Not Gone Up .in Price!
  Rememher, too, there is a CO-OP Universal Milker to best fit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Financing       the national         defense
  your indi\'idual needs. Only yourcooperntivcly-owned CO-OP                                                                                                                                                program as far as humanly possible
  Lniversal Di\'ision makes a cQ11lpleteline of milking machines:                                                                                                                                           on a pay-as,you-go ha.<;is, , , Taxes
  Swndard Calf-Nose l\Iilkers". Short-                                                                                                                                                                       high enough           to absorb         surplUS
  Tube Milkers, .. Floor and 'l'rack-                                                                                                                                                                       money competing for scarce goods.                             Here's good news for :\Iichigall farmers. Although most prices on farm machinery llave
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Avoidance by the government,                 as           riscn, thc price of the Oo-op l~lacklIawk I-Row Corn Pickcr has rcmaincd the SllIUG, ••
  type l'ortable :i\lilkers.                                                                                         The Frenlont Mutual has a repu-                                                        far as possible, of borrowing                from
                                                          KEEP FOOD:,COSTS                                           ta tion for prompt, friendly and                                                       hanks; using instead the
                                                                                                                                                                                                            savings 'of the puhllc, Limitations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     current              it is still selling for ~pproximatcly $200,00 Icssthnl1 the next lowest ill'ieed picker of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          comparable fluality.
                                                              DO'VN with a                                           fair adjustment of all losses. This                                                    on extension of housing and other
                                                                                                                     is proven by many letters from                                                          Investments       not essentia.l fo~ the

                                                                                                                     satisfied policyholders such as this
                                                                                                                                                                                                            military program. Rigid curtailment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     'Co-op, Piclce rs .Get All the Crop
                                                                          UNICO                                      one:                                                       I
                                                                                                                                                                                                            of private d-edit for all other non-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            essential 'Purposes, Use of selective
                                                                                                                                                                                                            excfse taxes, , ,"                                            The Co-op Picker has extra-long snapping and husking rolls that pick morc of your corn,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                The report was restricted             to dis.             And they gct your down corn, too, This rugged, low priced picker removes Illu,ks with-
                                                                   FARM                                               "We wish to thank the Company for its prompt
                                                                                                                     payment after our fire of March 7th, We were
                                                                                                                     very well satisfied.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          of    monetary
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Heavy emphasis was placed on th(\
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              of government

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          out shelling, It has high-speed roller beal'ill~s for faster picking without breakdo\vns.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Better maneuverability; 81 inches at widest point. Operator has full visihility. Faster

                                            "                     FREEZER                                                                                                                                   ing from non-bank sources.                                    opcning; 'only two rows to husk by hand, Long service with fewer parts to wear out. A

                                                              12 cu. fT. CA'ACTTY'
                                                                                                                                                    Floyd M. Dodge"
                                                                                                                                                                                                              '36 State Farm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          real buy.
                                                                                                                         For    complete    Information      on Fremont
                                                 HOLDS 500 liS, Of nOIlN    POODI                                        Mutual's   broal! cm'erage     insurance
                                                                                                                         gives you the service and protection
                                                                                                                                                                     YOIl                                     Bureau Meetings                                                             Compare for                                                                            Price
               Convenient and labor savIngs. Makes meal prepa.
                                                                                                                         need, consult    your local Fremont      Mutual                                         Thirty-six    of 45 state Farm Bu,                       Plan now to pick YOl1r ,corn t his fall with a Co-op Picker,                                   Compat'e it~ low price with                              '
            raJion easy, The family can enjoy fresh frozen fruit.
                                                                                                                         a!;cnt or write the lIome Office,                                                    reaus have their annual          meetings
            and vegetables Ihe year-around. Butcher when con.                                                                                                                                                                                                             any other piclwr on thc market.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              during November         in order to pre-
            venient. Make up baked goods months ahead. Enjoy                                                                  Openings     for   agents in some localities,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              par'C timely      recommendations        to
            the better eating a Unico Farm Freezer will provide.                                                                                                                                              the American Farm Bureau annual                                                     For A Free Demonstration On ~ our Farm
            Stop in ond see il today •.                                                                                                                                                                       meeting     at Dallas, Texas, DecetD
                          See Your Local Farm Bureau Dealer                                                                                                                                                   bel' 10 to 14,                                                                          See Your Local Farm Bureau Dealer

                                For Infonn.ation & Prices
                                                      SERVICES,                  INC.                                 ~~~!~!m~!M~~~
                                                                                                                       HOME        OFFICE-fREMONT,                           MICH.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Michigan     Farm Bureau
                                                                                                                                                                                                              annual meeting November
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Other state organizations
                                                                                                                                                                                                              their   annual     m~tings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                has its
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               8 ;and 9,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             the same                     Farm Equipment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      FARM BUREAU SERVICES, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Dept.                      221 N. Cedar St.                                   Lansing 4, Michigan
                                     Farm Equipment               Dept,
221 N. Cedar St.                                                            Lansing, Michigan
                                                                                                                                                    r                                                         week Include Georgia, Mississippi,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Missouri,     Oklahoma     and Vermont,                                                                                                                                                                             "
         SATURDAY,              ~OVEMBER                    4. 19;0                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              FIVE
                                                                                                                                                                                                         MICHIGAN                   FARM            NEWS

                                                                        post Increases      through   a 1925                                                                                                                                                                                                          1950 l)otato Crop                                                   (ounl)" Agents
         Parcel Post                                                    statute which provides two meth-
                                                                        ods 'by which this can he accom-
                                                                                                                         President                            Can             THE AMERICAN GAME                                                                               Priee Control                           Tops Last Year's                        Farm experience     and research

                                                                                                                         Set AgricliIt liraI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           show that grass and legumes in a
                                                                        pIished-':-Qne through passage of                                                                                             ,By DR. GEORGE D. SOARSETH                                                                                        The potato crop this year is ex- crop rotation will help produce bet-
         Rale Increase                                                  legislation   In Congress and the
                                                                        other by action of the Postmaster
                                                                        General with ICC approval.                       Price                     Ceilings                           "Let'
                                                                                                                                                                                              Director of American Farm Research Association
                                                                                                                                                                                              em catch the fo~ this time,"   said Tom Meadows.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              On Livestock                            pected to total 420 million bushels, ter yields oyer a long period ot
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      18 million bushels larger than last years.    Advantages
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      year when the Government bough\. important in poorer years.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  are especially

     ':Before ICe                                                          If ICC were to approve the Post-
                                                                        master General's proposal, charges
                                                                        for the first pound of parcel post
                                                                                                                          Under the Defense Produ('t1on
                                                                                                                         Act of 1950, the President  has
                                                                                                                                                                                        h h
                                                                                                                                                                                                knew  fox hounds.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                got to let the dogs
                                                                                                                                                                                            t e fox once In a whl e or t ey won t case         eql •
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Unworkable                              nearly 77 million bushelS for price
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      support. But the Government may Dest V~rlue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      not buy any more potatoes than ~ -
j:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               To prevent infationary livestocl;:
           When the 81st Congress proved
     • unwilling to enact the government's
        proposals to raise parcel post rates,
                                                                        would Increase from 4 to 9 cents
                                                                                   autho~.ity to set price cei1in6~ f?r
                                                                        depending upon the zone. Addi:
                                                                                   materials and services under certam
                                                                                   conditions.       Concerning farm pro- You never
                                                                        tional pound.age rates would be in-
                                                                                                                                There      were       about
                                                                                                                                               saw more enth~siasm
                                                                                                                                                                              I         hounds
                                                                                                                                                                                     even in children
                                                                                                                                                                                                       in the      pack.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and livestock product prices dur-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ing'the present defense emergency,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      last year for 2 reasons: moderate-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ly lower prices may result in in- in the United State!!. nearly all are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      creased    consumption, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Of the more than 3,000 counties

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Illany served    by    county    a~ricultural
        the American Farm Bureau had                                               ducts, the act provides that
                                                                        creased by a fraction of a cent to               no d             .           Ch -                        .        h         h      h       d                                                         maximum Ill'oductlon must be ell-       producers are not eligihle for sup-\ agents,   l\lany counties also have
      ,.reason to believe the fight again:;!                                       ceiling shall he set below the high-
                                                                        3 cent,s a pound. Rates for cata-                     own stalrs         on       rIstmas        mormng          t an w at t ose              ogs                                                     couraged' and price controls avoid-     Jlort because marketing agreements   home rlemonstration agents and 4-1l
      , the increase!t was won.                                                    l.'5t of the following prices, after expressed
                                                                        logs and similar printed advertis-                                   a's they trailed           the fox.                                                                                              ed. This is the recommendation          an4 orders were not approved.        Club agents.
      . But now the AFBF will he In a                                              adjustment for grade, location and
                                                                        ing matter would be increased b:r                                                                                                                                                                     of the l'ational Lives.tock Allvisory
        new battle to be fought before the                                         seal>onal differentials:
                                                                        2.5 cents for the first pound in local          .       I was the only Yankee man in this Alabama                                     group      of                                                   Committee of the American Farm
        Interstate   Commerce Commiss~oJ1.                                               1 The parity price or
                                                                        areas, and 3 cents In zones.                           h'
                                                                                         2: The higher pric~ receivl.'d hy W lte an
                                                                                                                                               co ore       men,      a
                                                                                                                                                                                                 a mght
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   19 e~t
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              h'              Bureau Feder~tion:        approved hy
       , .Just three days after it had r'7                                 The Post OlIice Department has                                                                                                                                                                     the AI~BF ~oal'd of DiI'ectors mee.t-
        ceived a reqnest from Postmaster                                           producers during the period from delig9t
                                                                        also, asked lCC for permission to                              in comp~ny               with     these      hounds.                                                                                   in~ In Chica~o last month_
       .(;eneral. Jesse 1\1. Donaldson for                                         May 24. 1950 to Junc 25, 1950, or
                                                                        assess an extra charge for parc-el                                  .'                                                                                                                                   "Experience     of World \\'ar IT
        routi~ority to Increase parcel post                                             3. For any product for which
                                                                        {lost packages whJch are too latge                      The object          of th_~ hunt          to these        men who knew               dog-                                                     proved con~lusively that Ilrice con-
        rates by 25 percent, ICC called a                                          the market was not activ~ dur~6
                                                                        to be shipped in mail bags. The                      symphony           was    not       to catch        the fox          but    to hear       the                                                    trols on livestock and meat arfl
        Ilearing for Novemher 14 on :\Ir.                                          the May 24-June 24 penod, tne
                                                                        surcharge would be 50 cents for                                                     '-'                                                                                                               unworkable and uneconomic:' the
        Don,aldson's petition. Farmers have                                        average price received by produc- "song
                                                                        parcels weighing over 50 pounds                               of the dogs".                                                                                                                           commit.tee stated.     "They destroy
        a big stake in the outcome of th:s                                         (;:I'S during   the mm;t recent repre-.                                ,                            ••.                                                                                    incentive to prod.llce, create blacl,
                                                                        aUlI a maximum of 25 cents for
        hearing.    They are the heaviest                                          sentative period hefore l\lay 24,            Old the dogs            smg?,          The. barkmg             and braggmg            and                                                     markets and waste valuahle h)'-
                                                                        parcels weighing up to 50 pounds.
        users of this type of postal service.                                      195Q,in which that commodity was wagging                of tails told even me that                      every      dog "believed                                                           lJroducts. They I'esult in wasteful
                                                                                   active, adjusted in line with the                                                                           '                                                                              use of administrative          personnel
        The. American Farm Bureau Feri-
                                                The Post Office Department. is general level of prices receiv~11 hy in his job".                  They were enthusiastic                   to the point of excit-                                                             that could otllerwise he productiye-
        eration emphasized t.his fact dur-
                                              renewing its                                       for all farm products dur-.
      'lug the Congl'.:Jssional heal'ings on hills to hike effort to secure parcel producers 2-t-June 24 period.                        f                    b      t th     b       h t II  f          Wth    f         t                     II                             Iy employed.
                                                           the parcel post rates. Ing May                                    109 a     0 us.             e      ea        e    rus       0 0 ow             e un-.         9                                                      "'\'e therefore. strongly oppose
      ~~~'-~~~.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~,                                                                                                                               keep up with a going            concern.                                                    tile use of flrlce controls in the live-
                                                                                                                                                                                     Since my understanding       of the.-----.                                               stock industry,"

                                                                                                                                                                              I   fine rr.easures in.this dog-symphony
                                                                                                                                                                                  ~re still in the tom-tom stage, lours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               T      OW I   .. ere(
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Pointing" out that ahundant prQ-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              dUCtiOIl 1,8 the best assurance con.
                                                                                                                                                                                  missed many of the delicate over-                                                           su mers can ha ye of reas.onahle

                     Faria Bureau
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               prices. the cOlllmittee urged expan-
                                                                                                                                                                                  tones.' I had to co~tent myself
                                                                                                                                                                                  with my own .interpretation     of the
                                                                                                                                                                                  sounds that came' out of the dark-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               F. B. ~Iembers                                 sion of livestock production
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               encouragement of animal agricul-

                                                                                                                                                                                     The enthusiasm of the dogs call-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               To AFBF l'fleet                                ture to convert more roughage croJlS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and surplus feed grains into need-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ed meat supplies.      The committee
                                                                                                                                                                                  ed for analysis.      Why weJ'~ they        Texas Is going is see many Mich-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               specifically recolllmelllll.'d:

                                                                                                                                                                                  willing to bleed their feet over the igan farm people come Decemher 10.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (1) Tha t greater Ilse he, malle of
                                                                                                                                                                                  stony crags'! Why not loaf around if plans now under motion for a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               federally owned grazing land iu-
                                                                                                                                                                                  at home and take it easy?          The ~lichigan "Invasion" o'f Dallas ma-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           terialize. The invasion Is the Am-                  ciudlng national forests_
                                                                                                                                                                                  boss would feed you.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (2) That an all-out effort be
      .                                                                                                                              \                                               I had to conclude that enthusiasm
                                                                                                                                                                                  Is borne out of se~ing possibilities,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           erican Farm Bureau Federation's
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Zlst annual conventJion which          is           made by appropriate state and fed-
     1               You can help y~ur County F~rm Bureau get                                                                                                                     deriving some kind of compensa- scheduled' to begin December 10.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               eral govenlment agencies to control
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and eradicate livestock pests and
                                                                                                                                                                                  tion, having faith In winning. Their        Through the efforts of the l\lich-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               diseases and prevent         other un-
                     off to a good start in the Roll Call the Week                                                                                                                goal was to catch the fox!               igan Farm       Bureau     in co-opera-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           tion with nine other eastern state
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               necessary losses.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Why not hunt alone? The com-                                                                  (3) That Vje not 'Only increase
                     of December 4.                                                                                                                                               petition in the pack gave some sort
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Farm Bureaus,         delegates,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           bers and friends have the oppor-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               livestock numhers, bnt give con-
                                                                                                                                                                                  of satisfaction.     Sure thing, the                                                         sideration to feeding livestock to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           tunity of choosing        one of three
                                                                                                                                                                                  other dog might be the one to                                                                heavier weights in line with 1140-
                     Please do so by paying your 1951 member ..                                                                                                                   catch the fox, hut you could be the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           trouble-free, all-expense
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the Al<'I3F annual meeting~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          tours   to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               mand.                             ,                    Good          Farmers raise fine crops ond produce                                                 quality
                                                                                                                                                                                  lucky one eventually, maybe to-                                                                  (4) That consldoration be given
                    ship dues now to your Secretary, who is list-                                                                                                                 night.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The first choice is a direct tour
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           to the convention at a cost of ap-                  to the need for maintl!-ining favo!'-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               able relationships     between grain
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Milk or Cream, but it all means nothing, uoless there
                                                                                                                                                                                     Out of 8uch a night I learned proximately $101. A few addition-                                                                                  is a Pay Day ...                    those good crops are sold only once
                    ed below.                                                                                                                                                     a lot of things about myself and al days anll dollars will give those
                                                                                                                                                                                  man, in general.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and Ii~estock 11I'icesso that more of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               our grain supplies ca.n be conYerte<1                  a year and farmers, too, must live 01/ I 2 months ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            interested    the delightful     experi-
                                                         Se~retaries of County Farm Bureaus
                                                                                                                                                                          I          The foX was the profit to these ences of a visit to New Orleans and                       into meat.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (5) That our government          en-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      but Dairy Farmers do have a Pay Day every time they
                                                                                                                                                                                  hounds. Meadows'knew what makes a tOllr of the Rio Grand Valley,
                   Alcona-~lr~.                        Edwin        Dates,
                                                          Huron-~lrs.      Bruee Crumhaek,                            Newaygo-~Irs.                Joe   Brinkman,
                                                                                                                                                                          I       dogs produce. Once in a while you two features which no farm folies                          conrage producers to eXPlind their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               lI~estocle 'production hy insuring
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      get a milk or cream check from their nearby member-

                     HalTh;Yillc.                           H:lll Axe,R-3.                                              Fr~nlf)nt n-:l.                          I                had to let the dogs mal>e a little can afford to miss.                The thirll                                                                    creamery of The Mid. West Group ...                                                  beller decide
                   Allegan-Jaml's        Curtis, Fenn- Ingham-~lrs.          noss Sumptlon,                           Northwest     Michigan-A g-n 1'''                           profit, or they wouldn't put out. choice is your invitation to steP                          reasonably stable price levels after
                     viii" P.-2.                            Dansville n-t.                                             Kor~on. ~36"', Front St., Tra-                                                                                                                          the period of emer~ency in line                        now to get a steady                               Pay Check                'The Cooperative
                   Alpena-Clifton       n. Jacobs, Al- lonia-~ll's.      Lester Covert, 323                            ver~e City ..                                                 America was started by a game across the southern hordeI' of our                          with i\ FBF policy.
                     pena P.-1.                             ,V. ~Ialn St., Ionia,                                     Oaklllnd-Luelus   Lyon, :lIilrord                           played much as these dogs played country Into Old Mexico and visit                               (G) That recognition l)e given to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Way'        which also brings savings of the business back
                   Antrim-ltichan1       "'ellam1, Ells- Isabella-~lrs.      De'Vayne Kyser,                            nolo                                                      it. The chase was tough, compe- one of the world's                most colorful
                                                            Shl'l,hel'd ft-2,                                         Oceana-~lrs.           Hull Yeag-er, Hart                                                                                                                the fact that livestock producers                      10 you in direct proportion                                to the amounl of milk or
                                                                                                                                                                                  tition was keen, but the rules said, nations.
                   Arenac-~lrs,       Ray      Slmmon~, losco-:\lr ... "'illiam Herriman,                               1l-3.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               If you    are among those folks                 and feeders kuow their prodncti.on
                     Twillln~.                              Tawas City,                                                Og;'maw-~lrs.       Detty Tucker,                          "You could catch the fox every.                                                                                                                     cream you sell.
                                                          Jackson-L:n'ern        L. ""heeler,                                                                                                                                                                                  aud feed,ing prohlems Ihest 'lUll Ii
                   aarry-~h'~,      "'arrl'n      Bolton,   Parrna It-].                                                 nose Cily.                                               once in a while:' Xot only that, who didn't get around to taking a                           given freedom of opportunity ~nd
                     llastin~~,   11-2.                   Kalamazoo-~lrs.       Mahp] K. Ha-                           Osceola-~lrs.      Rhoda ~leLaelt-
                                                                                                                         lan, };val't P.-1.
                                                                                                                                                                                  you could keep the f(lx. There was vacation this summer nnd want a                           co-operation.
                   Bay-~In'.      Esther' Leinher~er,       con. S619 ~IL Ave., K Kala-                                                                                           nobody to say that onl)' a' paw or a few lIays off after you get the corn
                     Bay City. It-3.
                   Benzie-~In;.     Irene Rohotham, Kent -
                                                            mazoo, R-5.
                                                                       ~!J's. Arvil Heilman,
                                                                                                                       Otsego-~lr~, Art h u r Estelle
                                                                                                                         (;aylor,1 1:-1.                   '                      bit' of the tail was your share. in the crih, here's a trill just tail-                                                                   ,."Mid~W"~~t.Prod.u'(.,_r{,C.r~'lm~ri.~5,,'-ln('-'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ;   ..... '._   .•   ~      "0   __   ,.   :-,'U •. ~""'             '~-.'~      -,   ~      _ ..     '
                     Bf'\llnh.                              Lowell n-t.                  •                             Ottawa-Gerritt       Elzinn, Hud-                          More than this, we developed          a. ored to fit your needs,                            ~Ie(licine Chesl                                  2;4    'WUT          J'rFFlRSONY'BOUL1VARO                       '~:'SOUTH_I('iolb':2~                 'INDIANA'
                   Berrien-,I.     Burton
                     U('rrit'n Cpntf'l". It-I.
                                               niehard.~, Lapeer-~II'~. ~larvel 'Vhlttak-
                                  !Jelle Xewell, 30
                                                                              - f~r. ~fetamnrn 'It-l .
                                                                                                                         lwnvllle It-I.
                                                                                                      Dorothy Conk- Pre s que Isle-~lrs. Berthena
                                                                                                                         Paull, Hawk~.
                                                                                                                                                                                  system where n~w foxes were bd'rn            The Ilnnual < convention
                                                                                                                                                                                  to be turned loose fOTfresh hounds. AFBJt' is the most important gath-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Safely Progr'am                                          ~~;}i
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ':{,~~~\3'::'; f,rTH:~:¥f~'~\yi~~~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ,'~;i'~~i~';                                                .:f:+'< '~';, ..
                     X. Hanchett. Coldwater.                                    lin. Adrian      It-.I.
                   Calhoun-:Hrs.                       Jl a r r y    King,    Livingston-<1 a I p Hoising-ton, Saginaw-Mr~. f..ahel Sawatzki                                         This system explains to me more edng            of the year. Speakers        of             "If I had my way I would empty
                    1:00111 7. Town Hall. ~lar~hnll.
                   Cass-~In:.    J'~I s i e Burgener,
                                                                                Fowlerville R-2.
                                                                              Macomb-ArthuJ' P.owley, nieh-
                                                                                                                         XlJO H. 'Vashing-ton Ave., Bx:
                                                                                                                         1169, Sag-Inaw.
                                                                                                                                                                                  tban anything       more complicated national a,nd inte1;national
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           such as:      \V. Averill Harriman,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the medicine chests in every home,                             MICHIGAH                                                            INDIANA
                     ('a,,,,:,,,;oJlo}j:...;   Jt-2.                            mond R-1.                              Sanilac-~lr~.     'Vesle)' ~lahaff)",                      why, Americans        have   Pl'oducell                                                      I have se<!n many of th em filied              Coldwater-Coldwot.r           Dairy Compony                      Columbus-formers         Marketing           .a.,sn.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                to President Tru-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      on, special assistant Ford II, grandson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Crawfordsville-farmers'         Coo!:l.Cry,.lnc.
                   Charlevoix-(,harl{'~    ~[a s c h 0,                       Manistee-John.            Joseph, One-     ~Iarl{'ttc ..                                            more than any other people                                                                                                                  Conston'lne--Constantine           Coop. Cry. Co.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Kokomo-Producer,'        C,eorner-/
                     Charh,,,'olx K-1.                                          kama.                                  St. Clair-~Irl<. Frank Burrows,                                                                     man, and Hellry                                     with enough drugs to kill fifty                Carson    crty-Ooirylond       CooP .. Cry. Co.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Marlon-Producers'       Creamery
                   Cheboygan-~I r:<.     'Varren     C.                       Masbn-Il 0 h 1'1' t Whltthecker,           305 Federal Bldg-., Port Huron.                          earth. We have lived by a system of the late automo)lil,e })ioneer, will                     people," says a prominent physi-               ll"e-Ehi.       Coooeroti..-e C,eomery Co.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mlddlebury-M;ddlebury Coop, C,." Co.
                     Pplt-rs. Chehoy~nn    It-2.                                l';(,,,tlvi11P n -1.                   St. Joseph-~[r".      Ernest Fair-                         where every once in a wbile YOU                                                                                                             East Jordan-Jordon          Voll • .,. Coop. Cry.                Orleanl-Produce,,'       Dairy MOI~,      Aun,
                   Clinton-I-:. C. "orris, St. ,John~,                        Mecosta-~lrs. Earl Corey, Her-             child, Con"lantine H-l.                                                                           address the meetings. Farm topics                   cian_                                          'remon,-Fremont          CooP. Cry •. Co.                        Remington-forme,,'         Cooperati..,e Cry.
                     Hwfj.                                                      ~ey, n-1.                              Shiawassee-Mr~.         Dol' II sea                        could catch the fox. How YOll dls- of aU kin<,ls will he discussed by                           Remember that there are man.y               Gran,-Grant        Cooperative C,.o",.,y      Co.                Wabath-Ploducers'        e,e-alfler.y
                   Eaton-~lrs. Harold "ye, 201 V".                            Midland-~lr~.          noy Val' n I' r •   .r .. ne~, 1547 X. Hickory St.                           PQsed of. the'    f<;lx was    your   'own
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                experts. Every Fanu Bureau mem-                chemical changes that take place               Nashville-Formers'Coop,           Creame,y   A.ln.
                     S,'mlnan'. Charloltp.                ":\1i<lIand 1{-3.                                             Owo:-;so     H-2.                                                                                                                                                                                     NUes-Produce,s          Cooperoti ... Dairy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    e                                           TENNESSEE
                   Emmet-I{alph Lue~in~, Lever- Miissaukee-~Irs.             ~larndell Pet-                          Tuscola-Alli~on Green. Count)'                               choosing. Yet when, I see Carnegi,e
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                bel' shoulll attend; it is an il1spira-        in medicines and they lIlay I":llluce          St, Levit-Sf       louis CooP. Cry. Co.                          Gallatin-Sumner         Co,. COOP, Cry, AliI\. '
                     in/.:'It-t.                           prson, Lakp. Cit~r n-2.                                     Fllrrll Bur{'au office, Caro.                              Libraries, the Moffit. Tunnel,    a                                                                                                                                                                          Murfreesboro-Ruthelford               County.
                   Genesee-~lr~. ~l a r v i n Tiede- Mo"tmoren,cy-:\[I'~. T~I\V()()(l    C.                          Van Buren-~liles       B a If" u r,                                                                        tion to bettcr farming, and better             its effectiveness or even make it                                                                                 Cooperoti"e      Creamery       Auociotion.    IIiC.
                                                                                                                                                                                  mail order catalogue, a ten cent                                                                                                                                    OHIO
                     In,an, Cifllnps.                     C:oUfrey, Hillman R-1.                                        Bang-or.                                                                                                living.                                        dangerous     to use,    Even some                                                                              Nolensville-Nolen,..,        i lie Cooperoti..,e
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Cayton-Miami       Volley Coaperoti".     Milk
                   Gladwin-\\'a)'ne     "ash, Deaver- Montcalm-~Irs.        Carl Johnson,                             Washtenaw-~lr~,                    Emma        n.           Iltore, an American kitchen or the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Why not declare YOllrself a vaca-           simple household rel1ledi~s which                Produce,,'   Assodatjon.    Inc,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Creamery     A.ssocjation.      Inc
                    10n 1:.2.                              Pi"rson Il-1.                                                Howeist'n.         Clinton       It-l.                    like, I think the fox hounds had
- ..
                   Gr<ltiot-~'r~. Arthur Bnllin~er, Monroe-'VilJlam           Fix, ~lonroe                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Springfield-Miami       Volley,i".                                           IlliNOIS
                                                                                                                      Wayne-IT a           I' \"   e y Vetal,    Ply-                                                           ~ion and, tak.e one of these d,eligh t-        ar~ mild in their original forlll may
          ,          Hl't'<'kenrhl/.:'e
                                      H-2.                H-:;.                                                         nlouth     1l-2.                                          8OInethlsg.                                                                                                                                   Milk Produce,,' ""odation.       Inc,                          Pona-Equity        lJnion  Cry. & Produce               Co.
                   Hillsdale-Ervin      Li~ter, 40\{, E. Muskeg.on-Altoln     Hovl'Y 14,,1                            Wexford-:llr's. Laverne Jaeol)~,                                                                          ful trips.    The last date for mak-           evaporate    to a strength    that i;;         Gr.enville-'ormeu'                  Coop.roti". Dairy            Paris-Equity         Union Cry & Produce                Co.
                     Bacon Ht., Hill~dale.                ,fohn ~t., ~lu~kegon.                                        )1;\llton It-::.                '                             All who know Amel'icans well               iug reser~ations 101' trip No. 1 di-           dangerous,     Clean out your medi-           fury  m.mb.r-produ •• r ''''pp'n9 ,,, 0 .,.om.ry 0' ,,,. Mld.W• ., Oroup ,.
                                                                                                                                                                                  wi,ll agree that our three chief'                               is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ,rec~ to, ~al~a..'1 ~ovel~be~' 25. For          cine cabinet, and if you are in               auured a merrk., lor hi. mille and (ream, every day 01 .,.very year and In
                                                                                                                                                                                  traits as a people are common sense,          flll:ther IIlforlll\ltll,ln fill In ~he r~-   .douht a~)Out any medicine, throw              odd ilion It. ol.. oy... III             g.' ,,,. "'g"."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           posslbl.                           pr'ce .on",'.n'           .. "" .u".",
                                                                                                                                                                                  common honesty and commOll I;on-              qu.est fOtn,l found elsl,)where III tillS      it away.                                      ,,"'n9 prl.e.         0'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 'h. flnl.... d dolry produrl •.•

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              S~~,_,,'NG                                                                                                                                                                                                       Butter And
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Dairy Producls
     " ',~~,,'                                                               .'                                                                       . /~tWj                                                                  Big Business
              -.   N._                    '\t" -                     You Can Depend On
                                                                                                                                                         wf1 .'                                                                     Wc usually -think of thc dairy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 cow primarily as a BOuret! 'Of in-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 come for farlllCTs and fresh milk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 101' our tables. G. C. Quackenbush,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 dairy cconomist at l\lichigan State
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ('ollege. says we shouldn't overlook                      SIJOULDl                FARjli/                BUJ~E/1U                                       ,NIElllBERSe,.
                                                                      UNICO Automotive                                                                                              Pl~oducts                                    her important role as I)rovider for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 specialized ma.nufacturing      opera-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 tions which have hecome hig busi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               SI~OUliD THEY WHAT?              ",Ye want to ask ,vou if you think 1.'al'1Il J:url'llu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               1lIl'mhCI'S should :Isk fOI' (or' d<'llland) 1"aJ'lIl I:ul't'au fl'eds, such as: :'IJilk-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 nesg in l'tlichigan.                                          maket., BIIL'Cll I l"lex :t~ro,:\11'1'lJlllslH's, l'ol'louakel's,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               I                                                 allli lIi :\-H-(l Bl'oik'I'
                                                                         Bad weather is just ahead of llS and now is the time to prepare for safe, dependable    willter                                                            ~(o/'e th'an two billion pounl\>'                         :'IIashcs !
                                                                        driving.    Uavc YOllr CO-Ot> oil sen'ice man cl,leck over your ellUipUlCIlt. He will make                                                               of milk, over half of :\Iichigan's
                                                                        reeommcnda tions for "willtCJ:-pl'oofillg"  yonr car, truek or tractor. These CO-Oil and U lIieo                                                commercial supply, is process-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                'oed into mauu.f,actured dairy pro,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Delee's 'Vhal We Think - How Does It Check With You'!
                                                                        pJ:OI~t1Ctsarc tailor m~dc to meet farm rl'quirements.     Tltcy al'C built of highest quality
                                                                        materials and wo1"\onansh,ip to give longer service at lower cost.                                                                                       tlucts in state dairy plants each
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1.     They should-if
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            \Ve can prove
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the II bove fcclls represent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              they have no superiors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      as ~ood,          01'   a brtter          buy for thl'ir dollar.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hutter accounts for 40 percent of
                                                                                          EXTRA - TRACTION
                                                                                                    ..                                                        TIR-ES                                                             all milk used for manufactured
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2.     They should-because       since the quality is tops, thcy need fear no loss of income_
                                                                             The large "knobby"   buttons on these passenger and truck tires give you                                                                          .products. according to Quackenbush.                         Instead, theil' purchases help huilll volume aud lower costs pl'r ton ll(~edell to co\'-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 About 43 million pounds of butter                          er overhead,                                              •
                                                                             the extra gripping power you will need this winter in mud, snow, gumbo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 were produced in Michigan in 1948.
                                                                             or clay without the bothcr of ]Jutting 011 dUlius.                                                                                                  ;equiring apprOXimately 900 million                        They should-hecause        the Farm              Bureau Feed Department     turn:;; over allnd sav-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 llOunds of milk. It takes about 21

                                                        A1ETIJANOLorPERll:lANE1VT                                                                     ANTI-FREEZE                                                                pounds of milk to make one pound
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 of butter.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ing'S into HIe Services' pa tronage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            eithchr <lireetly or i\ll1irectl~.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             d ivi dend fu nd. This fund hl'llefits the huycrs,

              l/,/~ ;,.,::,_,                           To protect the cooling system of your ve h iclcs, we have cither Unico :i\Ic-thanol or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The next most Important use of
              .                                         PCl'manent    .Anti-frecl-c.
                                                        poratioll retard.ant
                                                                                       The methanal-type
                                                                                ancI is economically
                                                                                                              contains a rust inhibitor and a.n eva-
                                                                                                      lH'iced, The permanent-typc       is a snpcI'ior
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 milk for manufacturing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 evaporated and       condensed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               was for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     4.     Thry shoul<
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            rcall team.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the Farm Bureau SprvicCl'; is a member of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           It was organized  by I,'arm Burcau mcmhl'rs and managl'd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Farm Hu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and con-
              ~"               ..                       cthylene   glycol anti-freeze     which ,vill not boil awa.y, One [il~ las.ts all winter.                                                                                products.     This group took about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 GOO million pounds of milk In 1948
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            tJ'olled by tllem.
               ANTI-fREEZE                                             BURE.AU PR,E,NIIUJlII MOTQR OIL
                             'a                         J\yoi<1 hard winter statting      by u:;;ing Uuico Bureau      Premium     or H:c~ular mo~or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ice cl'&'lm was third. Ahout 3G:?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 million pOUllll!> were used
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     5.     They should-because   the ~-operativa prog'rnm, ownp<1, controlle<'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            by farmer~ can do fnrmem more gool1 if it is !'\trOllg aIH1 tllriviJ1~.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              amI managed

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 to produce 'more than 26 millio'a
                                                        oils ava ila ble in. winder gl'a(lcs.  'rhey a1'c YOllr gua l'ant<,ee of good lul,u;ication.                                                                             gallons of Ice cream. Cheese ranked
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 fourth, USing 245 million pounds of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     6      They shollld-l)ecause
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rtatc colleges;    they
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Farm Burean [pells are checked    hy Jlutl'ition  expPrts nt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        nre opcn formu la and huilt to promote best rl'suIt~ for dol-
                                                                    co-oP               BATTERIES                              & SP ARI( PLUCS                                                                                   milk.                                                      InI' pxpended.
                                                        For drpcndahle     service a1Hl plenty of po I\'cr for cold wcat'har stal.ts, th,r Co-op                                                                                    Quackenbush reports that nearly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 two-thirds of l\Ilchigan's Ice cream
                                                        battery is lInsul'pa.'iscd.
                                                        spa rk on t,hc c.o,ldest days.
                                                                                      Co-op spark plu gs :Irc enginecred  to delivcr the hottcst
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 liroduction is centered In 3; 10-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 county area surrounding        Detroit.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Farm Bureau Feeds flave. No"'Superior~
                                                                         co-oP GASOLINE                                            & FUEL OILS                                                                                   Two-thirds of the cheese produced
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 In the state is made In the Upper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ~Il ~l1m np, ~ar~ Bu.rcau f:eds have no superiors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     farml'r organizatIOn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   in quality.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              III busl11(>ss ONLY bcc311<;efllrmf:M put tnpJn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Th/'y fir/' mll/l/' bv n
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  thprp. Tht.v aT/' TIIIlO/'
                                                        'With all of the ahove itcms, you'll waut to kecp that car, trnck or tractor: at peck                                                                                                                                        for ",:aluc   in u,.<;c" and not !llannfa.ctnrl'rs' profit'!.    Thpir pUrl'hMIP hplp'l 'hllill! 11 N).
                                                        dficipncy     with Co-op g'asolinc. " It's 1J!:1~~" to ~ive YO\1all-wcathpl' sCl'Yic~ at lowest,                                                                                                                             operative   pro,!!ram that can fIght <.>ffcc.tivcly for YOII, 3'1 a farnwl',
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The people of a com,lllu,nity arc
                                                        costs.   I r YO\1 haven't stocked np your willtet"s       Cuel oil, we sugges't that YOIl get                                                                          eith,er a part of the problem or a
                                                          )"our order ill today.    \Y c can save YOIl money.                                                                                                                  part of the answer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               A.1e Your Loc.1 F.rm Bureau F•• d D•• I.,
                                                                             See IVour. Local Co-op Oil Dealer For Prices                                                                                                         We must measure our standard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        J'AXM BUREAU SERVIOZS,                                            mo.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               of Jiving by the amount. of produc-
                                                                              FARMERS PETROLEUM CO-OP, INC.                                                                                                                    tion over and above the basic nec-                    ~!ed Departme2lt                             221 •. Oedar Street                                                                __ IAM __
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   T ... ...c~
              221 North Cedar Street                                                                              Phone 2-1271                                                                 Lansing 4, Michigan             l.'ssities of .livlng. good health is                                                                                                                                               -~,--.-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               definilely one of these.
               SIX                                                                                                                                                                                                       MICHIGAN                         FAR      M         NEW.                                                                                                       SATURDAY,          NOVEMBER 4, 1950
                                                                           payS $24.50 for his IIcens&'-a year.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ionia-James    McDowllll,       Lake    Sa~inaw-oordon      Gawne, Sagln.
   Does Your Farm Bureau                                                   ly saving of $63.00.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Managers For                                        OdIlSsa.                                   aw.
                                                                              What about car Insurance rates?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       lIlabella-Charles     Mumford,     St.   Sanilac"':-'Eldon Winters, Sandus.

   INVESTMENT DRAW                                                         When Farm Bureau Mutual Insur.
                                                                           ance came into being automobile
                                                                           Insurance rat'lls to farmers dropped.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Discussion Topics'                                                                             Farm Bureau's
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Krumm, Tawas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               St. Clair-Frank
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Burrows, Mem.

   GOOD INTEREST?                                                             In January 1949, insuring a eel"
                                                                           taln car with another company.
                                                                           with $25.00 deductabie and -a $50 to
                                                                           ll00,OOO personal liability    cover.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   FOR OUR COMMUNITY                      FARM BUREAUS
                                                                                                                                                                                              They were chosen by your State DisCUssion Topic                                               1951 Roll Call
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Kalamazoo--Wllbur Randall, Kal.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 amazoo ..
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Allison, Parma.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Oberg, Sparta, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               S1. Joseph--l\1. W. Drew, Mendon.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Baur, Caw.
   Ba_I.-      d Material        For DiscUSlion       This Month      by age cost the owner $43.41. In JUly                                                                                    Committee from topics presented at the District
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               We present the men and women
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 E. W. Ruehs, Caledonia.                       Van Buren-Edward       P. Gibbons.
      ~Ioun                                                                1950. the same coverage came to                                                                                                 Meetings of July, 1950                                                                                                                   Lapeer-Ernest      McCready, Clif.      Bloomingdale.
   Our    Community        Farm      Bureau     Discussion     Groups      the farmer at $33.41. There. alone.                                                                                                                                                                              that County J.'arm Bureaus have                      ford.                                         Washtenaw-Clarcnce      King. Ply.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            chosen as their managers for the                        Lena wee -      Don Gust. Ottawa        mouth.
                                                                           was your $10.00 back!
                         DONALD      D. KINSEY                                Highways.     A c-ertaln farmer's                                                                                   Nov.     Does      Your         Farm        Bureau            Invest-                     state.wide Farm Bureau member.                       Lake.                                         Wayne-Henrietta      Burch,   Ply.
               Director       Research              or
                                         and Information                 • property taxes tor plghways alon!:                                                                                              ment      Draw         Interest?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ship campaign the week of Dec. 4.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               These people, with the help of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Glover, Fowler.     mouth.
                                                                           cost him $176.80 In 1928. When the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Wexford-Sidney      Hodgson, Cad.
      I wonder what you think of when the term interest gaa and weight tax la.w became                                                                                                                                                                                                      the county boards and mem~ershlp                        Macomb -. Martin Montgomery,            iliac.
                                                                           effective as a result of Farm Bu.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dec.     Educational             Opportunities                 and                        committees. are putting together                     Armada. :
   pops   into your     mind?      Perhaps   you    think  of a I  etter   reau work. this fanner's taxes for                                                                                              Problems         of     Rural       Youth.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and training county and township
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Manistee -      John Joseph, One.         Good tile that meets testing stan.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            leaders and the force oC5,000 volun.,
    enclosing                  a check          in your                  mail      box.            Perhaps            it means             these purposes were reduced   to                                                                                                                 teer membership workers ..          ,               'kama.       '                              dards is the best investment, say
    getting            earnings                at        the       savings            window              of        you.r    bank
                                                                                                                                           $62.20 by 1940.
                                                                                                                                             Schools. Tuitions and costs of
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jan.     Should      Township             Government                  be                       County Roll Call Managers             ,            Mason-'-Bob Whittbecker, Scott.         Michigan State College agricultural
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Alcona-Glenn        Powers, Harris.               ville ..                                   engineers.
    or receiving                     a refund             on        purchases                              co-operative.
                                                                                   taking rural children to school
                                                                                            at your                                                                                                        Abolished          in     Favor           of    Stronger
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mecosta-Clement        Bennett, Big     1---------------
                                                                                   were very high before the program                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ,Rapids:                                                 S AF E TY
                                                                                                                                                                                                           County        Governments?                                                          Allegan-James      Curtis, F~nnville.
   A little      thought,       however,       should    reveal    to you     that was changed to institute state 2:1~1                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Midland-Julius     Rabe, Rhodes.              Don't risk your'mitts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Alpena-Clifton      Jaco~, Alpena."
   thl's   I'dea    of    I'nterest       is inadequate.        Some     of    the for schools. Farm Bureau put Its                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Missaukee-Charics       Boven, Mc-              Near Spinning g~r3;
                                                                                   shoulder to the wheel in that case,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Feb.     ¥ ardsticks        of     Farm        Prosperity.                                   Antrim-Berrien       Crawford, Kew.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Baln R-2.                                        They're apt to take
   major      forms    of interest         we enjoy. do not return        to our too. remember? I cannot remember                                                                                                                                                                              Arenac-Adam        Kraatz, 81'., Stan.               Montmorency - Walter Bahrke,                     Both arms and ears.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Hillman R-3.
                                                                                   just what my father paid for my                                                                           These topics are alive with interest .and importance                                           dish.
   purses.                                                                         schooling in town. I remember the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Montcalm -        Sephus Hansen,                  is   no   accident!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Barry-Ralph      Pennock, Nashville.
       D 11-'
         o acirs t
                    ha t stay In our p ock e~ are ".mteres t'" m a figure was had it enough to hOrse.
                                    •                 ~-                           me wish I
                                                                                                      to buy a
                                                                                                                 make                                                                        to  the farmer!    Attend   your Community      Farm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Bay-Julius      Rabe, Rhodes.                    Greenville.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Monroe-Johon       Metz, Jr.,   Monroe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            --.      -. -. -. -.-.-_
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          -. -.-.-.-.-. -.- -.-.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         I.-..-.-. -.-.-.-.-. .-.-.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Bureau meetings!                                                                                  Benzie-N. R. Miller, Empire.
   more     desirable
   a part of what
                           sense      than
                          we have spent.
                                             when    someone
                                                   Th e same
                                                                 pays us back
                                                                 .          f
                                                                                   but I also remember that he had
                                                                                   to provide us with a car to make
                                                                 IS true 0 our that 10 or 11 mileS every day to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            rien Center.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Burton Ricl!ards, Bel'.           ~'~~kegOn-RUSsell Trygstad, Hol.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            King Evaporators
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Branch-Dean        Pridgeon.' Mont.                  Newaygo--Anne       Becker. Bruns.
                                    rights      and
                                                                           and        freedoms
                                                                                                               If    we     retain
                                                                                                                                   are    school. But now tuitions are dOW!I,
                                                                                                                                          and the ,school bus calls for the
                                                                                                                                                                                     Co. Women Hold Store Fertilizer                                                                        gomery.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Calhoun -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Grant i\IicKlatcher,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Northwest l\lichigan-Wm.      Hooli.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                han, Traverse City.
   them;             we        never         have         to       lose     them.        Suppose that you had to repre.
                                                                                       sent your own interests before the
                                                                                                                                                                                     Rural-Urban    In 'Dry Building                                                                           Cass-Carl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Kentner, White PI~.                   Oakland-Leroy       Thompson. 6500
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Cedar Island Road, Milford R-2.
          We          often    fail to appreciate       these   forms   of interest    law.making bodies of the state and                                                                                                              If you have your next year's                            Charlevoix -        John Rosequi~t,
   because              we get So "return       c h ec k min d e.d
                                                                   "    W'
                                                                             lik       nation! Suppose that you had to
                                                                                 e to make trips to Lansing and Wash.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Meets 011 Oleo                                 fertilizer supply or expect delivery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    soon. you'll want to heed the stor,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Cheboygan-Raymond          lIus, Che-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Oceana-Byron ~Iay, Hart.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ogemaw-Earl Tucker. IWse City.
   see the            envelope     open and the money
                                                              fall out.   We often
                                                                                       ington, rather than having an ex.
                                                                                       perienCed man in your Farm Bu.
                                                                                                                                                                                  The Lenawee, Ogemaw, Living-
                                                                                                                                                                                ston, Ingham, Oakland, Clinton. and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    age hints given by Michigan St,\te                      boygan.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Clinton-J\lrs.    Leona AIg?e, St.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Osceola-Leo 'Quast, Marion.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Otsego--Der.ryl Fleming, GaYlord.             Want Copper Job?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    College soil scien t1sts.                                                                                       Ottawa-Gerrit      Elzinga, Hudson      Our allotment of King Evaporators
   assume              that the money       that stays      in our pocketboo        is rean represent you. What would                                                           Ionia County Women's committees                                                                             Johns.                         , .,                                                          with copper pans allows us to sell cpr-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       They advise storing       fertilizer                                                                     ville.       '
                                                                                                                                           it. cost you to make those trip,,? were among those which held rural-                                                                                                                                                                         tain sizeH 24"x6 ft.. :W"xlO ft., 36 'x12

   just         ours,.         and      that        it naturally                  belongs.          there.             We      cer-                                                                                                 sacks only in a barn or some other                         Eaton-Archie      Scott. Charlotte.                  Presque    Isle-Walter      Hempel. ft .• 40"x12 ft.. 4S"x12 ft. for 1951 d<;-
                                                                                                                                                                                urban conferences during October.                                                                              Emmet-Ralph         Luesini,     Lever.                                                   II\"er\". See 01' write us al once. \\"
                                                                                                                                           And it .you did not .make them.                                                          dry building that has flooring off                                                                          Hawks.
   tainly            have           assumed               also           that      the       freedoms                ~e     enjoy          the Influence on the legislatol's At these meetings. efforts were                        the ground.     With earth 01' con.                     ing.                                .'                                                       may' he able to ship your size. ~Il
   as American                       farmers              will       be     ours       as    a matter of course.                           could go very much against y?u!
                                                                                                                                                                                made to show the city guest what a
                                                                                                                                                                                "Yes" vote on Proposal 4 would                      crete floors, put fertilizer on blo~ks                     Genesee-Robert'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Coyner, Flush.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ~.                     .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         sizes are available with I-:nl';lIshtm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         pans, suhject to ahilit~. of manufac-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         turer to furni;;h them. Order now to
          Neither              of
                                      these ideas is sound •..                             The
                                                                                                big government
                                                                                                                                              Not the .least value of havmg a,
                                                                                                                                          -Farm Bureau lies in the prestige mean to rural families of Michigan.
                                                                                                                                                                                Farmers are urging a "No" vote on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    or boards .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       If sacks are of burlap. keep piles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Gladwin -. Gleason Holliwell.                            S.AP BUCKETS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         help assure delivery for 1951 season.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            NOW AVAILABLE! Special Size
                                               .               "                ,,"                                                        and influence, it creates for farm.                                                      close together to reduce circulation                   Gladwin.                                               ,Be sure to order standard, .gal.      Evaporator for 250 or less trees. BoU-
   we          have        fostered            now                 allows             us     to    keep         some         share         ers In public affairs     generallY. this proposal.                                      of ail'. Cakiing can be reduced by                       Gratiot-Charlesl\lumford"       St.                   vanizedi maple syrup sap b UC'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     k   ing capacit~. nearly a barrel of "ap
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         per hour. Tltls small size model a!,d
   of      our        income     only.                   by virtue   of "exemptions".                                       Our Through it you have repr~entatives                                                                  piling sa~ks only seven or eight                       Louis.                                                , ets, now for delivery In February     a medium size model are now on dls-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Hillsdale-Willis    Hoffllla~i Hud.                     ,               ,                   play at our shop. 'Vrite today for
                         •                                ,'                                                                  .on     many state and natIOnal com.                   For Better, Yields                             high, Keep broken separate from                                                                                19fil. Also available, new type       descriptive catalog and prices for all
   property              IS ours    IF                    the government     lets   us                                 keep   It. mittees on education, health, anti                                                                the main pile since loose                  son.•                           ~                       plastic bucket with COV-    models.
                                                                                                                                                                                       Sanitation Is one of the important                                                                                                                          er. \Vrite for samples and prices.         SUGAR BUSH SUPPLIES CO.
   The          government                  assumes       the rigllt  to take   whatever                                         pro~lerris.                                                                     sl!aks up moisture faster than that                      Huron-l\lrs.    Francis Ebert, Pig.
                                                                                                                                                                                     parts of good farm management .                                                                                                                                                                     P.O. Box 1107      '      Lansing. Mich.
                                                 '.'               '.                                                                       Extra services are made avail.                                                          in,a bag.                                              eon. and Mrs. Howard Rathburn.                              S'ugar Bush Supplies Co              Located on "1-43 nVest Saginaw
                                                                                                                                                                                     Keep your equipment. barns, and

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                .-------------- I
   share of our                      incomes       it may need to preserve    its powers                                                  able from time to time in the
                                                                                                                                                                                     stock clean.                                                                                           Ubly.                                "   1-'           1>0 Box 1107, Lansing, Mich.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 . .        !toad) just wpst of \Vaverly golf
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            course. LanKin/;.
                                                        I' 'd sc h en:es• • B y gammg
                                                                                     ..                                                   waf of such things as Blue Cross
                                                                                                                                          health inSurance. special protec.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Vote next Tuesday .                                     Ingham-Leon            Fello~s. ~a~on.


                                                                                                                                                                                                   Best by "Gain- Test':~"
 , control   of the national    wealth,                                               'is able         to persuade      ~s                ti?"n In acclimated'seeds, ~arketlng
       . ' ,   d'    .                  b                                             b'b                  d          .                   services for produce and Hvestock,
   to surren      er our  freedoms        y                                             n ery           an    ,coercIOn.                  and many others.           '
   The          Big       Government                   Bureau                   has        shown        that          it knows              .If it were not for Farm Bureau
           ,                                                 '.                                                                           pioneering, it would no doubt be
   that         honey            catches            more   fhes                 than        vmegar.                  But     a fly        true that all feed formulas could
   cannot             know            that     honey               is sticky,              while     a smart               farmer          remain the sec~ets of the manu .                                                          "

        .                                                                                             ,                    .               facturers. Poor goods have sold on                                                        ~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ... f'
   can.                                                                                                                                     the market for a higher price thau
                                                                                                                                           some top quality goods before this,
        If      you       have         studied            the       facts        of this          growth            of govern-
                                                                                                                                           when no sign of the quality was
   me~t          powe;,             you      will kn,?w                  that     we can           save        our     incomes             required.                                                                         l.
                                                                                                                                              . Opportunities for Action. If you
   from          excessive                taxation,                 and         our      freedoms               from        being
                                                                                                                                           really know its power and how to
   usurped                by     these         bureaus               only        by ~ strong               organization                    use it. can you afford to be with-           '~                                   ~
                                                                                                                                           out your Community Farm Hureall:'
   of citizens                 with       a stro,ng                democratic               fighting           spirit.        The                                                       .I'rom    range 'country      ex-
                                                                                                                                           Here in this ~roup sY;stem lies not
                                                                                                                                           only your "voice" but also yonI'             periment stations come news-
   inte~est           repaid            us on            this       side        of the        ledger       is of greater
                                                                                                                                           answer as a farmer and citizen      t.o      worthy     reports,  telling of a ~~
   vital        v~lue           tha'n        that        on        the     dollar          side,    if we . look              at     it    the' challenges to your freedoms.            sire selection method that's \. '-=,                          r-

      through      the eyes of a true American                   spirit.                                                                   Here you can decide together and             something     new in livestocl,t im- ~.
                                                                                                                                           take action against' the pressurll3          provement.     A method that may
         Is Bi~ Government Threat Real? of England that "He has erected
                                                                                                                                           imposed against You to surrender             help you select sires whose of!- .
     It- is difficult for a person on the a multitude of new offices, anI!
                                                                                                                                           the'right to run your own affairs.           spring should make faster gams;
      farm. with his farming job to do has sent hittleI' swarms of officers
      to take time to look up the reeonl to harass our people, and eat out
                                                                                                                                           Here lies one of the few remaining           turn your feeds into meat at less ,
                                                                                                                                           true "grassy roots" systems of rur.          cost.
     of his qovernment programs. But their substance." It does not take
                                                                                                                                           al democracy. This, alone. is worth               You    want   cattle,    hogs        and lambs
     the fact is evident to a student ot a kino; to create ,a despotic gOY'
                                                                                                                                           the small cost of your membership.           that will make you more    for the grass or
     the .matter that the U. S. Depart. ernment.
                                                                                                                                              .If yoU will sum up these values,
     meut of Agriculture, through one                The interest which we have yet                                                                                                     feed you put into them. That's .why you l~k •
                                                                                                                                           l;~ih to yourself and to your neigh-
     uf 'its most active agencies had t(), save' for our future. is thus
                                                                                                                                           bor, you will find that you have
                                                                                                                                                                                        long fQr .good sires; why you ~ pay _a ~)lg.pnce
     lollov.~ed a courSe set to achieve clearly more than a saving in dol.                                                                bou~ht quite a full and high-quality          for a bull, boar or ram that ~ou hope will Improve
     the power to govern .the farmers. larS and cents. And we caRnot
                                                                                                                                           Jjaj::kagefor your membership dues.          your herd. But it's often difficult, o~ too expe~-
         Governmental      agencies,     when aCford to be weak when we facJ!                                                                                                           siva, to buy proven sires. And,'even WIth fine pedi-
                                                                                                                                             ;'Questions, for Community Group
     first formed, were developed            to the strength of this growing move-
                                                                                                                                           Conclusions:                                 gree. appearance    and confortnation,   the Y?UIig                                                     "What does Chi~roiay?"
     6Brve the gl'OUPS for whom they ment to place the farmer in subju .                                                                                                                AnimAl that looks best to you may, prov!'l,~P-
                                                                                                                                                         have problems regal"llin~
                                                                                                                                            .. 1.- If YOIl
     were instituted.      Through control galion!              ' :'                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ,               "'"'""j'   You hav~,p'r'obably  he<!-rd
                                                                                                                                          your Farm Bureau, where do you                pointing as a sire. Now, the experiments    mdicate,                                                                           that queStion many times.
     of the purse strings of farm in.                Yesterday and Tomorrow. It is
                                                                                                                                          g~ for information regQrding their            this new method. of C<gain-testinlf' ~y .ena~le yo~                                                                        .   I know I lUive-livestQck.
    come this agency' gains the power always possible' for' us to take' a
    to coerce' tilE! farmers to conform look at the,plist and note the sav.
                                                                                                                                          soltl ti on ?                                 to use more than     your eyes ana the ,amm~ ~ pedi-                                                                           commi~ipri      men, teaclier8
                                                                                                                                             '2: If We wish. to preserve the            gree in selecting     your sires. Here s how It, has                                                                       ,   of live8toc:k"market~g,
    to its imposed regulations.                   ings that hav'c 'come to use thl'OUg!1
        The motive for this control is our' Farm Bureau activities.                  We
                                                                                                                                          effectiveness of our organization.
                                                                                                                                          '\\~hiitpart can we. as a' Communlt,'"
                                                                                                                                                                                        worked out: .
                                                                                                                                                                                           i At weaning   time a number
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              of bull ~v~      ,were
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       does c
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   .ailking, "Wliat
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                go say ?" .'1-
    clearly depicted in a statement of 8h~l1ld keep bur main weather-eye                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 What ao,~y    mean:by
                                                                                                                                          Fa~m Bureau. play in strengthen.              selected as possible sire material. The WeIght of
    the agency officials which saYH peeied to the' future and its needs,                                                                  i'nl;' the membership?                                                                                                                                          that?    ~ .; ....   : .!..
    Ihat "producers will be made more however. Lot's wife looked back--                                                                                                                 each individual    was recorded. The young bullS went                                       Well, as you' know, Swift Ii Company. has
                                                                                                                                               3. What r,esponslbility   is our                                                                                                                                                                                                   QUote of the Month
    aware of the fact that their price and turned -into a pillar of salt! I                                                               Community Farm Bureau taking In
                                                                                                                                                                                        iiito a feed lot. They were fed tile same ration as                                      meat packing plants in many r-laces. Each' of
    r,upport benefits result from gov. think the point is clear that                 WI?                                                                                                fattening   steers would get. Mter several weeks on                                      those local plants supplies mea to the custom- ,                             Big little business grown up. It grew up
                                                                                                                                          coming Roll Call of membership in
    erDlnE;nt action"      if this agency should never base 0111' vaiues mere-
                                                                                                                                          December?                                     feed they were weighed again individually         ..•• Re-                               ers in its own territory. But when the producers                             and became big because it was useful and contributed
    becomes able to control co-opera., ly On past accomplishments.                  The                                                                                                 peated carefully controlled tests-by       the U. S. D. A.                               in the area surrounding       one of our plants are                          to the general welfare; was efficient and rendered.a
    tives, banks. and other private possibilities                 and needs of the                                                                                                      and se~eral co-operating      states-have     shown that                                 marketing more livestock than our people know                                valuable service. Big business grows up because the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 can be sold locally as meat, then our plant asks                             public allows it to do so. No business can become big
    agencies which ,loan th~ farmer               future are always vital to a grow.!
    money or through which he does' Ing organization.
   his business ..                                  There ,are some who say, "Just
                                                                                                                                          Names for Milk                               the bulls which make the besLgains usually prove to
                                                                                                                                                                                       be the best sires in the lot. This test is not "dead                                      Chicago for help in distributing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     To find markets for that surplus meat, Swift
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     that surplus.            business without public approval,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              proval cannot be bought.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and public ap-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           It is earned through hard
                                                                                                                                                                                       sure." But in over 80% of the cases reported sires
        The. Ilocal committees: elected
   by the farmers in the area, an, Bureau
                                                  what am 'I getting out of my Farm
                                                            membership?"      I   must
                                                                                                                                          And What                                     were able to pass along to their offspring their own
                                                                                                                                                                                       fast-gaining ability. "                  .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 keeps track of the demand for meat on a 'nation-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 wide basis. Infonnation      similar to ours, from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              work in giving a better service than competition
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              perfonn or produce. Demand for its product is what
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              makes it grow big.

   subject to the authoritative         direc. pOint out that SOme of the past                                                                                                                                                                                                   government      sources, is available ~ ev~on.e.
   tlon.of the state committees. and achievements of your Farm Burean
   these are appointed fl'{)InWashing. are benefiting you today and will
                                                                                                                                          They Mean                                       This gain-test method is' a new aid to your expe-
                                                                                                                                                                                       rience and judgment in sire selection. It's good not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 From it we estimate what meat will bnng'm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 consuming centers where li~tle or no livest?Ck
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Kansas Stockman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  (Published by Kansas      Livestock Assn.)
   tori. Directives as to acreage ak continue to do so in the future. At                    We all use and accept milk as be-                                                          only for cattle,    but similar tests are valuabl~  in                                    is produced. Then our Chicago office adV15eS
   )otmen~s, marketing quotas, penal. first ,sales tax was paid on all ing one of our most important                                                                                   sheep and hog raising also. It can save you bme                                           the local Swift plant-with-the-surplus        accord-
   ties, and soil conservation prac. farm supplies. The Farm Bureau foods. However, there are several                                                                                  and money.      It may speed up your breed improve-                                       ingly. With this information      at hand our local
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 livestock buyers go into the market to buy cat-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Role of Grass in Beef Production
   tices are handed down to the farm. fought through the courts and into different kinds of milk which some.                                                                           ment program-perhaps         more than any other re-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 tle calves, lambs and hogs. The livestock which
   er ..                                         the legislature for the same exemp. times seem to be a bl~ confusing.                                                                 cent development      in breeding practice. Ask your                                                                                                                            by A. J. Dyer,
       The local problems and needs of tlons granted manufacturers                   on Mary Morr. of the foods and nutri.                                                                                                                                                       ou:. plants buy, the help of C!ricago's a~-
                                                                                                                                                                                        county a~ent or v~tioI1;al                agriC1}ltural       tea~her          for                                                                                          Univenity of Missouri
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 vice, they convert mto meat and ship to the bIg
  the farmers are submerged in. ~ goods used to prOduce commodities tion departm'llnt at Michigan State                                                                                 information    on gam-testing              of mes.           It mIght          be        consuming centers.                                                                    Columbia, Mo.
  sweeping policy set up by the for resale. Let's take a case study College, reviews the different kinds                                                                                highly profitable for you.                                                                  In short, the only time "Chicago says:', any-
  Federal experts. The answer glv. from the Farm Management D.)- of milk available.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Grass puts stability into the cat-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 thing is when a local plant needs help m ~-
  en by the U. S. D. A. to this Is partment at Michigan State College.                      Homogenized milk Is fresh milk                                                                                                                                                       tributing a surplus supply of meat. Seldom if                                tle business.    Thirty   years ago
  that "with
  farm allotments
                     such    an approach.
                          can be
                                                    On this typical farm there are which has been forced through
                                       deter. 200 acres. 160 acres are crop land. very fine holes under pressure in
  mined very quickly at the state O!' 40 acres are planted to corn, 55 ordel' to split up the fat or cream
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Competition                                              .        ever do as many as a dozen out of our fifty plants
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 need this help from Chicago at one time.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              cattle feeders were corn-minded.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Feeder cattle were almost imme-        ~ ~......a.
                                                                                                                                                                                       What would happen to a meat packer who tried to buy                                          This distributing of surplus meats (fromareas                             dW.tely started on grain feed after    l(.~
  Washington level." The local com. aeres to small grain, 55 to hay and into tiny fat globules. The reduc.                                                                                                                                                                       that produce more. than they can consume                                     purchase.    Now, wide use of pas-           A. J. Dyer
                                                                                                                                                                                       livestock for less than others are willing to pay? He just
  mittee thus lacks authority.             It. r.asture; and there are 10 acres of' tion of the size of the fat globules                                                               simply wouldn't      get the animals.     His plants would                                locally) is of great value to producers and con-                             ture and roughage enables the cattle feeder to make
  is merely shadow boxing. unle:!s odd crops. The farmer has 12 to makes It impossible for the fat tlr                                                                                 stand idle. He would lose money, fast. Pretty soon he                                     sumers. To producers, beca~          their locall!v~                         soine profit from cattle fattening even if cattle prices
  it has powerful           citizen,support      14 dairy coW's. 3 or 4 sows, 100 cream to rise to the top of ,the                                                                     would be out of business .•••     Or, if he tried to sell too                             stock prices are thus determined        on a baslS of                        drop some between purchase time and date pf sale.
  behind it in the county.                      heris, a small flock of sheep and a bottle of milk.                                                                                    high, the storekeepers wouldn't buy his meat. It would                                   •nation-wide demand, rather than on an. over-                                 If income is to be maintained, roughage and pasture
       Is this the kind of "interest" we few feeder cattle. The investment,                 Vitamin D milk, featured      by                                                           begin to spoil. Losses would pile up. Pretty soon,                                        supplied    condition   in their own ~ocal C?m-.                             must be converted into meat. Beef cattle can do it.
  want in OUr investment? The fact value Is $29.000:' In 1949 he bouglit many dairies. Is Cresh milk to                                                                                again, he would be ~lUt of b~          ..                 ,   .                           munity. And to.consumers,       because It proVIdes                             At the Missouri Station, choice 400-pound feeder
  begins to become clear that we are $1315 In feed, $1780 in machinery.                   which Vitamin D has been added.                                                                 We are in the bUSIness of buymg livestock, turning It                                  adequate supplies of meat                                                    calves have been developed to 1200-pound fat 2-year-
  not merely called upon to Invest $1005 in fertilizer and ,lime, and Or It may be fresh milk that has                                                                                 into meat, and selling that meat. As most peol>~e know,                                   to people livmg in those                                                     aIds grading good in the carcass with about 10 bushels
  our dollars in this government sys- we must add around $125 for small been passed through ultra.violet
 tern. but also nul' very lives and supplies and equipment. The total rays to increase Its Vitamin D con.
                                                                                                                                                                                       it is a business of large volume and small margms.
                                                                                                                                                                                       we are dealing in commooities-arid
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 against the stiffest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 areas which do not pro-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 duce enough livestock for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               E"tS;~~fon.                    of corn. Sixty percent of the entire gain was made
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              from pasture and 30% from roughage,                10% from
 those of our children!                         taxable expenditure would be $422;; tent.                                                                                              kind of competition.      Besides Swift, there are 18,000                                 their own needs~                             ~R-m~                           grain feeding. Fat 1050-pound yearlings have been
      A strong organization of Cree. without the exemption tor supplies                                                                                                                other meat packers and commercial            slaughterers     of                                                                                                       produced from 4OO-pound feeder calves with about
                                                                                            Evaporated milk has had 50 to 60                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  25 bushels of corn. About 40% of the total gain was
 thinking citizens can help to pro. for production for resale.                     The per cent of its water removed by                                                                livestock. At one time or another we are in direct com-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              made from pasture, 30% from roughage, and 30%
 tect themselves and fend ot! such Farm Bureau exemption saved this
 encroachments. We have to consider farmer $126.75 for that year!
                                                                                         neating It In a vacuum. It Is then
                                                                                                                                                                                       petition with all of them-both     in buying and in selling.                                ~tha~~fin                                                                  from grain feeding in dry lot. Feeding some grain is
 w.hether ~e will Invest $10 and
                                                                                         homegenlzed to break up the fat
                                                   The Farm Bu,.eau was Instru. globules and is tinally heat.process.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           SPECIAL HOT TURKEY SANDWICH                                        essential in order to market the pasture             gains to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              He-"s a real sandwich mode from sliced cold tuney                        advantage.
Borne personal effort in a united mental,. in 1937. in getting                       a
                                                                                         ed In the can. Evaporated milk does                                                                                                                                                  and heated stuffing and gravy.                                                     New and old pasture crops and more know-how
 program to retain the power for special farm license rate on far;;l hav'll Vitamin D added to It. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 On slice of bread (or toast) place about 1 cup of hot well,                  about utilizing them, increased use of plant foods,
the people, or slap down more mono trucks and trailers.                  Without that "cooked" flavor of evaporated milk                                                                                                                       OUR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              seasoned stuffing. Over'the top lay slices of white and dark                    development     of cattle that put on flesh readily have
 ey 'at the tax window to support rate you would sti-II be paying the
                                                                                         Is due to the carmelization of the                                                                                                          CITY        COUSIN                       turkey. Then pour on about 1 cup of hot turkey giblet gravy.                    all contributed   to the increased use of roughage and
the power of expensive bureau!". present commercial rate. Here is an milk sugar during the heating pro.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       pasture.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Serve with hot mashed potatoes, if desired. Cranberry sauce,

From 1940 to 1947 the cost' of bread actual farm case. 1946 2.ton Dodge cess.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              of course.
increased 50%. But the cost of the truck. weight 7000 Ibs.. rack in.                       Condensed    milk is made by                                                                                                                                                                              -Soda             BillSe:z:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              j                                                                                      Swift & Company
Fed e I' a I Government           increased eluded ;-the        commercial rate :It                                                                                                                                               H. tt-IgLI .. , ICid,
                                                                                         evapOl'ating part   of the water
370%!                                          this weight is $1.25 per hundrE"d. from whole milk and adding sugar                                                                                                                       "lJIat. _         -ro,f".                ._                 When a feller makes a mistake and doesn't admit
     In the Declaration of Independ- weight or $87.50 for the truck. But to prevent spoilage.                                                                                                                                                                                          P             It he's made two mistakes.And if he doesn't filt it
ence the American patriots level. the Carm rate was reduced to 35c                                                                                                                                                                                                                l~                 ~,  he's made three I                                    UNION STOCK YARDS, CHICAGO 9, ILLINOIS
led the charge against George III a hundredweight, and the farmer                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    When a man says, "You're like me .•• " that', a
                                                                                           Vote next Tuesday.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     COIIIfl~    eVeG If y~ doA't tbIAk ~                     Nu~~on is ~urbusiness-and your~

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