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LY, JUNE 29, 1922 THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT PAGB 7" The FARMERS PAGE DEVOTED ESPECIALLY TO THE ACTIVITIES OF THE FARMERS AND FARMERS' ORGANIZATIONS. Proves Market Savings Record In Livestock Selling Unequalled In American Co- operation, Says Report. Co-operative marketing of livestock Minnesota farmers thru their own on the terminal market has a record for efficiency, economy on the livestock market fluctuations . ,p to a minimum. Insurance Policy For Potato Grower The following insurance policy, pre- pared by A. G. Tolaas of University Farm, who is chief inspector of Min- nesota potato seed certification, should receive the consideration of evezs' po- tato grower in Minnesota. It pro- rides for the protection of potatoes against early-blight, late-blight, hop- satisfactory service unequalled in per-burn, flea beetle injury, potato history of co-operation in America. : beetles and 1:o a certain extent against That is the repmx of a farmers'! the Mosaic disease. committee, which is being Ieceived Mr. Tolaas says that premiums are farmers in this county this week, following an invetigatio of attacks on the Central Co-operatixe Commis-', sion association. Tie report was pre- I pared by the marketing and trans- portation conoJnittee of the Minnesota! Farm Bureau federation. It was pre-' Dared, the committee states, because of "persistent propaganda being cir-! payable thruout the growing season as follows: First premium payable now: Thor- ough application of paris green one. pound per acre or alienate of lead two pounds per acre, plus labor in- volve,i in sprayinz. Following premiums payable every 10 days or two weeks thruout the culated thruout the northwest ill an growing season, depending on weath- apparent effort to wreck co-operativel er conditions. Thoro application of marketing of livestock on the terminal 5-5-50 bordeaux mixture plus paris markets of the country. ! green or lead arsenate if beetles are] "After going over'market reports stiU doing damage, plus labor involv-] and the reports of govermnent ofS-, ed in spraying. Apply 75 to 100 gal- packers and others.who have no! possible interest in promoting co-I operative marketing," the committee i states, "we find the following to be i true: .nat the Central Co-operative Commission association, handling live-] stock solely in the interest of the far-I mers themselves, is obtaining full] arket value for the stock it handles. I 2. That the Central association is handling livestock just as efficiently as any private firm and doing it at con: siderably lower cost. "3. That the Central Association is saving the farmers of the northwest I many thousands of dollars in cost of by literally having forced on rates down. "4 That it is saving additional! every month for its patrons efficient, economical methods, which enabled it to set aside $48,000 in surplus in the first five months of 1922, after pa/zing out more than $19, 000 in diddends on January 1 this year. "5. That it has achieved at least result never before attained by of the northwest, in that it Ions per acre with a high power spray- er at each spraying. Cost of premiums: $3 to $4 an acre for the season, s Dividends: Bigger potatoes, better potatoes, more bushels to the acre. See Minnesota Experiment Station Bulletin No. 192 for details. Rural Credits Drive " m Farm Bureau Calls Statewide Confer- ence To Launch Campaign Amendment. Representatives of Minnesota's farm organizations will meet in St. Paul on July 12, to map out an intensive state- wide campaign for the rural credits amendment. This a,mendment to the st'ate constitution comes before the voters at the general election this fall. Farmers delegaptes from every county in Minnesota, assembled in the third annual convention of the helped to stabllze"" the livestock Minnesota Farm Bureau federation arket at South St. Paul, has brought early this year, charged :the federation :he South ,St Paul hog market closer with the responsibility of organizing a :o the price i'evel of the Chicago mar-1 statewide campaign" to assure the pas- :t, and enabled farmers to get morel sage of the amdment. Carrying out r their hogs at South St. Paul than I the instructiwhs of the county farmers' Was being paid at other western ,mar- I organizations, the Farm Bureau this kets. iweek asked the principal farm bodies "6. That this result has heen brot: in the state to send representatives to about thru the handling of a large i a statewide conference at the Old amount of business by one firm, this l Capitol, St. Paul, to make final plans being conducted by farmers in! for the drive. ,,., hterest of farmers. "This measure is one of the most d. That if co-operative .hippingiimportant that has confronted the j associations thruout the northwesti Will provide a larger amount of busi-i for their terminal agency, by! all their shipments to it con-i the livestock producers of the ! northwest will have an opportunity to exert a powerful stabilizing influence i people of Minnesota in ),ears," says the 1922 agricultural progra,m for Minnesota, drawn up by the delegates sent from each county to the annual farm burea convention, "because of[ its significance to the basic industry of the tate." Livestock Trade Reflects Str6ngth Cattle Market Recovering from Se- vere June Break--Hogs Strong to 25c Higher. Cattle 1,800. Fat cattle and stock- ers and feeders mostly strong to 25c higher, canners, cutters and bologna University Installs i Weather Making Outfit The University of Minnesota is about to manufacture weather. Opera. tions will be conducted on a small scale, to be sure, but within given 1Lmits maximum and minimum tern- penetrates ETAOI .... -ofthe ooJh peratures and maximum and minimum moisture conditions will be produced at will. ! The object is to determine conditions buds steady to strong. Calves 2,00. I under which weevil, bran bugs and Mostly 25c to 50c lower, practical top! other insects which infest stored food best lights $6.75. Hogs 8,500. Strng products trive and multiply, or what to 25c higher, range $8.00 to $10.35,1 perhaps is more to the point, to de- bulk $9.00 to $10.25. Sheep 200. Fixm i fine zones of temperature and tools- to 25c up. i ture within which the pests cannot South St. Paul, Minn., June 27, 1922: exist. The cattle market is recovering some- i One of Carrier's ejector processing what from the recent severe slump, an! cabinets is to be installed in a room improved demand from the countryl now being prepared for it in the base- for stockers and feeders helping to! ment of the Administration building absorb the laeavy marketings at* steady to 5c higher prices on open-at University Farm. Dr. R. N. Chap- man will be in charge of thin weather ing days of the week. Cattle receipts: making outfit which is said to have for June to date show a big increase r,o eona] or e er,-trol of oontl;*,s over June 1921, total marketings here affecting the life of insects amt there- for tais month to date of about 45,000[ fore in determiinl the circumstances showing a gain of about 15,000 corn- under which cereal products can be pared with the same period of last successfully stored. The cabinet is June. Receipts of cornfed cattle are di-i composed of a :'efriera!ing syst,-n. an electric heater a hydrostat that mini.-_hing. Be' fat yearling steers! controls the dew point of the air in and heifers are selling i. earlots up the room, a thermostat that controls to $8.75 and $9.00, with heavy beef the ultimate temperature of the air, steers of like quality and finish $8.50 and $8.75. Bulk of dryfed beef steers sold from $7 to $8.25, grass fat offer- ings as low as $6.00 or slightly les.,.i Practically no dryfed cows and heif-i ers are included in current receipts. Best grass fat heifers and young cows on the heifer order brought $5.75 to $6.50, bulk $4.00 to $5.50. Canners ! and cutters sold largely from $2.50 up to $3.50. Bologna bulls cashed at I $3.25 to $425, bulk $3.50 to $4.00 Af- ter holding steady on the opening day, prices of veal calves were cut to 50c today, putting best lights at $6.50 to $7.50, practical packer top $6.75, seconds $3.50 to $4.50. Prac- tically no good or choice stockers or! feeders are coming. Altho these kinds are quotable from $5.75 to $6.75, bulk of stockers and feeders here of com- mon and medium grades are selling at $4.00 to $5.50, some "dogs" under the $4.00 mark. Hogs cashed strong to 25c higher, range $8.00 to $10.35, bulk $9.00 to $10.25, good pigs $10.35. Bulk of good native lambs sold strong to 25c high- er at $12.00 to $12.25, culls mostly $7, bulk good fat ewes $3.00 to $5.50. MEET ME AT The West Hotel MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. Everybody seems to be there Good Service--Low Rates Splendid Cafe In Connection an air compressor, and water reser- voir. When you buy a spray for flies, why not get some that will kill flies. We have it. Instant Death to Flies. Get it from A. C. Anderson & Co. PATRON W HAVE FROH TInS SWfRV) ! The Whole Town Knows That at this lumber yard every contractor and inex- perienced builder receives the same fair business theat- ment. It "is common knowledge that we know a lot about lumber, but we will impose upon no amateur's judgment. We saw straight to the line of business honor. (,eJer [uml00er (o. Ortonville Minn. IIIII The CUR TIS Ho TEL TENTH TREET AT FOURTH AVENU m' Minneapolis - Min n esota The Norbhwost's ifewcst and Lwgt Transient Hostelry One whole city block of beautiful Lobbies, Restaurants and Shops, Pipe Organ Music during the Noon luncheon hour, Orchestra Music at night during dinner. A la Carte and Table d' Hote Service in the Main Restaurant. TARIFFS 76 Room, Private Bath, Sine $1LM, Double $3.00 324 Room, Private Baths. Single $2.$0, Double $3.50 203 Baotm, Prlvs.te Baths, Single $&. Double $.00 Others en suite Ill I I I Fly Season Is Here ,,,,, ,,, |11 i i m We have a full line of Fly Nets and Nose Guards, Fly Shake, Sprayers and Sprinklers. Come in and look our stock over. FLY NETS 110 inch Great Western Fly Nets Per pair ................... : .............. $5.00 100 inch Great Western Fly Nets Per pair .................................. 5.25 100 Burlap Fly Nets, per pair .... 1.50 110 Burlap Fly Nets, pr pair .... 1.65 The Hummer Luther Grinder Regular Price .......................... $30.00 Special $20.00 Come in and let us demonstrate same to you J. D. Ross & Co. Ortonville, Minnesota --Order that Mimeograph paper from the Independent. " n , , Harves00 and Thresher Supplies Ill I 1 II I I I -- i I BA MAKES GOOD The Test of Time is now proving that the SPIT-FIRE Battery is doing all we claimed it would do AND MORE. Out of the large amount of batteries now in use, we have still to receive the first complaint. If you need a battery come in, and let us show you what we have. And ask any SPIT- FIRE battery owner what he thinks of his. i I 0rtonville Auto & Supply Co. HALLS & HENDRICKSON, Props. / HEN you want the best--we have it at prices that are reasonable; and it is a class of goods that make satisfied customers, q We do not sell second grade goods, we only tiandh the first grade, qFor your harvest and thresher supplies call on us; we handle everything in that line such as Oils, Grease, Oilers, Belts, Belt Dressing, Etc. I i A. C. Anderson & Company Our Idea PlaeingOrder. OU[ 00totto Quantity Buying Ortonville, Minn. OualityGoods Prompt Service Lower Rates Low Prices