The Cimarron News. (Boise City, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 7, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 13, 1923 Page: 2 of 8
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THE CIMARRON NEWS. BOISE CITY, OKLAHOMA
farmer lnirrnwnd the I it I limit a*
yon-riled by Haw of tha market prion
of this bonded wliaat to carry en bis
business. ThU would require not
more thnn $150,000,000. Tli* money la
available, the law la qp the statute
hooka, und the plan Is capable of
Where Mrs. Warren G. Harding Will Make Her Home
The Anmf i< an Furm Bureau feder
otlou hitm worked out a definite and
comprehensive plan for storing surplus I |llt,„ting the present situation. All we
wheat on furma mid financing It uii la the proper regulations from
Her the new Intermediate credit nn-l ||,« Department of Agriculture and the
warehouse ads. The plan wus pro- federal farm loan board, and the
prompt administration of the Intertue
dlate credit and warehouse acts.
posed by < ray«Nllver, Washington rep
rcnentatlve. before the Southwestern
Wheat conference In Wichita, Kan.,
und \ui* endorsed there later. Mlnne*
«ota Is Hie first state farm bureau to
approve the plan, 'lit® plan as panned
upon by the executive officers of the
American Farm Bureau federation Is
enunciated by President <•. E. Brad-
fute In the following statement:
"Wheat selling below )1 per bushel
is a national tragedy In America, it is
tragedy not 'only to the farmer who
grows the wheat at a loss, but also to
Iho consfltner Hie business man aii'l
the laborer who must ultimately de-
pend on that farmer's wheat dollar for
their continued prosperity and happi-
"The American Farm Bureau fed-
eration believes that co-operative mar
toting Is the ultimate solution to the
national wheat price problem. We ur '
now ut work on a national co-opera •
tlve grain, marketing policy being
formulated upon Instructions from our
members. I'mlcr this plan the growers
of the nation will In effect place their
grain lu a common bin and will mer-
chandise It In an orderly way over the
consumptive period, Instead of dump-
ing It on an already overloaded mar-
ket during the four months following
harvest. Co-operative marketing of
wheat will unquestionably solve the
price problem to the benefit of both
producer and consumer. But except In
a few sections, the Southwest and the
Northwest, co-operative marketing Is
not ready to inept the present wheat
"Fortunately we have ready at hand
the machinery which, If permitted to
function, will enable our farmers to
store their wheat and hold It for order-
ly distribution. We refer to the new
Intermediate farm credit, provided by
the last session of congress at the In-
sistence of the farm bureau and the
farm bloc, to be used In conjunction
with the nmended United Stales ware-
"Under the warehouse law the sec-
retary of agriculture may rule If he
sees fit that a proper farm storehouse,
a wheat granary In this case, be desig-
nated as a U. S. bonded warehouse.
Here Is the home of General Suwyer In a western suburb of Marlon, O., where Mrs. Hurdlnfc will take up her
abode ufter leaving the White Llouse. .
Veteran Engineer Is Retired
President O. E. Bradfute.
"Now, therefore, * the American
Farm Bureau federation calls upon
all hanks, farm organizations, co
operative marketing associations, and |
Individual farmers to make full and
free use of the Intermediate credit
act so as to prevent the dumping of I
the wheat crop and to retain Its con j
trol In the hands of the grower him
self rather than lu the hands of the
"The American Farm Bureau fed
eratlon urges the secretary of agri-
culture under the powers conferred
upon hltn by the amended warehouse
act to designate proper warehouses on
farms as government bonded ware-
houses, and to set up machinery at
once to provide proper Inspection and
warehouse administration. The Fulled
States warehouse act and the corre-
sponding state warehouse laws should
be used by the commodity organiza-
tions and Individual farmers to the
end that storage of the wheat crop
may be made under grower control,
either on the farms, in country ele-
vators, or In terminal warehouses.
''.The American Farm Bureau fed-
eration believes that such action on
the part of the organized farmers of
the nation would demonstrate that
there Is nothing In the wheat situa-
tion on the supply side of the market
which can justify the present disas-
trous price. Itecent reports have em-
phasized acreage Instead of output.
Additional acres that are now put
into wheat are the poorer acres und
production does not. Increase at a cor-
"Output of wheat In the United
States has Increased since pre-war
tlme'at the same rnte as population.
World surpluses for the post-war
years average only 7,(HH),(K)0 bushels
more than for the average of five pre-
war years. This means that the other
exporting nations have only tilled the
gap left by Russia. European wheat
importing countries are producing at
least 200,000,(XX) bushels less than be-
fore the war. These fads in regard
to domestic and world wheat supply I John ReIhlingperKer) „ seventy-year-old engineer on the Chicago & North-
should he supporting factors In the WMtern rallwny> affectionately clasped the throttle In a farewell grip, climbed
market. The only possible explana- | fl(jwn fr()m h,g enh nm, (.,osed a railroad career that has covered fifty-two
Hon for falling prices must be found I yenrs and two montha of service and had carried him over 2,000,000 miles of
In demand. ri)|js nn(j ^les. Relhansperger, who was retired on a pension, witnessed the
"There are more people than before PVolution of the modern railroad system from the days when the first loco-
the war to eat wheat In all the lin- J nitftlve pulled out of Chicago on the old Galena railroad. He started with the
porting countries as well as In the Northwestern at the age of fourteen years and during his service spent forty-
present exporting countries. In both K|x years as nn engineer. The photograph shows Mr. Itelhansperger shaking
Europe and the United States there hands with William Willlser, assistant general manager of the road, as he
has been a decline In the per capita j pulled Into the depot from his last trip.
consumption. Europe, however, took
26 per cent of our wheat in the crop ,
year roiling June SO, 11)23, at an aver-
age price to the farmer of 08 cents.
There Is no reason to believe that
Europe's buying power In general will ;
be substantially less in the coining j
year. Consumption in the United j
States Increased 12 per cent in the
fiscal year just ended over the pre-
vious year. With Industrial activity
and employment at a high level there
is good promise that our consumption j
will continue to expand, possibly equal
to pre-war. Exports to the extent of
20 per cent of the crop and per capita
consumption on the basis of pre-war
would equal 1023 production as now
"One major reason that demand for
wheat is not now properly sustained
is the changed method of purchasing.
for export. Before the war purchases !
for foreign account were made in
large volume at harvest and Immedi-
ately thereafter. Due to the weakened
financial situation abroad and the un-
certainty concerning the prices of for- ,
r ' - *
REAL CAVE GIRL
'This Is My
Athletes of Denmark to Visit U. S.
The Department of Agriculture, co-
operating with the colleges of agricul-
ture and the farm bureaus, bus a rep-
resentative In every county. He is , . ,
known as the county agricultural elgn drafts, foreign buying Is now
agent or farm advisor. The county
agent or some other official representa-
tive of the Department of Agriculture
may properly be delegated to the task
of Inspecting storehouses on the farm
and of designating those fit to store
grain as bonded warehouses. The
farmer may then put his wheat in a
bonded bin on his own farm, lock It,
and deliver the key to the official
warehouse man, who will give the farm-
er a lawful bonded warehouse receipt
for his grain. These farm warehouses,
together with the terminal anfl line
warehouses, have sufficient capacity
to store the crop.
'ils there any better security for
borrowed money than wheat In the
bin? The soundness of this particular
collateral Is proverbial.
"Under the Intermediate credits
law, 12 Intermediate credit banks are
set up In conjunction with the" 12 fed
eral land banks, at Springfield, Mass.,
Baltimore,, Md., Columbia S. C„ Louis-
ville. Ky.. New .Orleans, La.. St. Louis,
Mo.. St. Paul, Minn., Omaha. Neb..
Wichita. Kan., Houston. Tex.. Berkeley,
Cal., and Spokane, Wash. The United
States treasury Is authorized to ad-
vance to each of these blinks a uipital
of $5,(XXi.OOO or a total of $rt0,000,000.
Each of the intermediate credit
hnnks is authorized to loan to farm-
ers on proper security, such as bond-
ed warehouse receipts, a total of ten
times its capital or $600,000,000. This
money Is obtained through the sale of
debentures, which are tax-free and
which have back of them the wheat
In bonded bins. This provides a total
of $060,000,000 to enable the farmer to
remove any farm 'surpluses as tbey
develop as price-breaking factors and
feed them gradually into the market.
Assume that 200.000,000 bushels of
wheat were stored and financed on
farms in this way. Suppose the
MARY GRAHAM BONNER.
COnnGMi l> HU«H •.! >'««■ <*"«• |"
KNIGHT OF THE MIST
Rlllle Brownie and his brother Ben-
tile were all ready Cor adventures. A
boy und a girl
who had wandered
that evening had
come to pay them
a visit. And of
course Blllie and
Ids brother were
ious to entertuln
their guests as
best iRey could.
And they were
as ready for ad-
ventures as were
their guests. They
had been busy of
late and hud not
had so much time
for play and they
were quite ready
to begin playing at once.
Now the boy and the girl hail never
had many adventures. They Jiail lived
rather lonely lives, though it is true
they had made a number of animal
"Well," said the boy as he saw Blllie
Brownie and his brother, "you are a
fat pair, but oh, you do look so jolly."
"How nice of you to say so," the two
Brownie brothers replied, and as they
J did so they hugged each other and fell
over on the ground.
"Not hurt, 1 trust," said the girl.
"Not a bit of it," said the Brownie
brothers together, as they picked them-
"I do believe you're Brownies," said
j the boy.
| "You are right." said Blllie.
"My name," lie added, "is Blllie
• Brownie, and this is my brother Ben-
I He pointed with his left hand to
i Bennie for his right arm was around
Bennie and his right hand was strok-
ing Bennie's shoulder.
"I'm very happy to meet you," said
I Bennie, making a low bow.
"I'm very happy, too," said the boy.
"And I am also," said the girl.
"So am I," said Blllie, "which makes
four of ifs happy. That Is two more
than two! Ah, I'm an arithmetic
I scholar, I am."
| "Now, they'll think they're back In
I school if you talk that way," said Ben-
I "I doubt if I'd remind any one very
Emma Adams, the fifteen-year-old much of school," said Blllie, "but then
"cave girl" of Kansas, discovered by j perhaps it would be nicer to Chang*
probation officers of Topeka living the subject.
with her father and brother in a cave! "And now for our adventures! Our
on an Island In the Kaw river. The friend, Knight of the Mist, is on his
girl was totally unfamiliar with the! way now. "Ah, here he comes I"
finery .of civilized femininity nnd told And then the girl and the boy met
the judge she wished to return to her J Knight of the Mist. He was the great,
overalls and go back to the primitive great, great, great, great grandson, Ilil-
cave life on the island. But she did lie Brownie explained, of the greatest
want to have her hair bobbed, like old Knight of olden days, who always
other girls, and here she is after the j wore armor.
barber had worked for an hour over This Knight wore mist as his armor
her tangled locks.
largely on a hand to mouth basis,
"This emphasizes the necessity for
American agriculture to press to a
conclusion Its program of orderly mar-
keting over the crop .year. Orderly
marketing Instead of dumping can
turn the wheat crop from the loss
which now threatens into a profit.
"Producers themselves have the
major responsibility In\ \ Thls photograph shows the plcked crew of Danish athletes trained by
si ua i as ( ... . ni„nnini. Niels Bukh, who has been Invited to bring them to this country by a committee
growers in Intelligently planning repreSenting the Community service, the Playground and Recreation Associa-
pioduction and in pro\ i g 1 ^ ,ion of America, the Russell Sage foundation, the Country Life Association of
storage facilities for oiderly financing Teachers' College of Columbia university. Bukh, whose sys-
and co-operative marketing can be 3
found the key to the permanent solu
tlon of the wheat situation
tem of physical education has attracted attention all over the world, is seen
at the right, behind the color-bearer. These are not professional acrobats or
athletes, but boys and girls from the farms of Denmark.
for he was the brave knight of the air.
"I am ready," said Knight of the
Mist. "I hope you are 1"
Oh yes, they were ready, so they
followed Knight of the Mist. He
helped them Into his very enormous
airship; it was simply huge and looked
like a car on a train.
After they had started they stopped
off for one of the cows and one of the
hens from the farm and the girl's pet
cat and the boy's pet dog. Also a
rooster was eager to go along, too. So
tliey made quite a party as you can
Then they adventured up In the
clouds and about the clouds. Tliey paid
a visit upon His Royal Highness, Sir
Skyscraper, who was to be found in a
big city.« They found him to be a
. | .lllf[nr | bumptious fellow with a fine opinion
T h e dappers'! of himself nnd ambitions far greater
a flag, one o? the than he could realize, for he had never
1 latest creat Ions really touched the sky with his great-
I for flapperdom, is est amount of reaching, but alw°ays he
I being used to ad-1 went along in his rather tremendous
I vantage on the j way—yet still not able to approach the
1 fashionable bath-} sky territory.
ing beach of He was like those who are high
Newport, R. I. enough up to be snippy but not high
We see jaiss jeannette Ball, one of I enough up to have
the beauties who may be found on the common sense!
beachsor in the water most of the i Still, they enjoyed
day, signaling for "help," which she j him and they quite
doesn't seem to need.
IS SHE MAROONED
FIGHT ON PITTSBURGH PLUS
Governor Appoints Commission to
Combat Practice of Setting
S. II. Thompson, president of the
Illinois Agricultural association, has
been appointed by Governor Len Small
of Illinois to represent the American
Farm Bureau federation on the state
commission empowered by the recent
legislature to fight the "Pittsburgh
Plus" practice of setting steel prices.
In addition to Mr! Thompson, the
commission Is composed of B. F.
Baker. Kevvanee, III.; B. F. Peek, Mo-
Ilne. 111.: Senator John T. Denvlr and
Stftte Representatives J, S3. licMakin
I and R. E. Scholes. The*Illinois com-
mission will co-operate with the at-
torney generals of Iowa. Wisconsin,
Minnesota and other states. The Unit-
ed States Steel corporation has now
, closed Its testimony before the Fed-
Trade commission In the suit now
Smallest Seaplane in the World
admired him In
his own way too.
The cow tried
to appear as
though used to all
these modern con-
I modern advance-
j ments which she
I was now seeing
but it was not nat-
ural to her. She
bemoaned the day
she had ever
swished her tall at
flies, for flies
The "aerial mosquito," smallest seaplane in the world, built from
specifications submitted by the bureau of aeronautics, was put through a
series of tests at the naval air station. Anacostla, D. C. The seaplane was
pending. The commission has granted j built by the Cox-Klemin company of Garden City. Long Island, and is to be
Princess Durri-Chehvar Sultane,
the rp.jues? f the farmers' representn j used as a scout with submarines. It measures 18 feet over all and weighs J daughter of the Turkish caliph. Abdu.
tlves to delay the rebuttal hearings 630 pounds. jMedjld EffendL
weren't queer like skyscrapers, and
she could swish her tail at flies. Sky-
scrapers didn't notice her tall!
After they had adventured all even-
ing the Knight brought them back and
they left their friends and Dreamland.
But ever after It seemed to the boy and
the girl that the animals who had gone
adventuring had somewhat lost their
heads over all the traveling for often
they saw a certain look in the green
eyes of the cat and the soft, mild eyes
of the- cow. which sbr.wed they were
dreaming of things above a milk saucer
and a milk stool!
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