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M~L~LTOWNPAPERS, INC ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED ALL RIGHTS RESERVED [[~USE SUBJE(~:yO.L Q~SE ~,GREEMENT. REPRODUCT ON. D SSEM NAT ON. STORAGE. DISTRIBUT ON PRQHIBITED. PAGE FOUR THE FARMERS' 'INDEPENDENT, BAGLEY, Cledrwater County, M~/NN. .THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, i - I ~&_ -- . . I I I I I I l I I .i, llll~ ;rime to Come Back D County Fair Is Attended: Fair Officials Extend '0R"ENT--3 rooms, bed i~g, fuel, use of kitchen andi By Enormous Crowds Thanks for Patronage fu ished.- John E Zeppelin Makes Non-Stop Record; Makes Around the World Trip In Just Z 1 Day Lakehurst, N &--The German di- rigible Graf Zeppelin completed its triumphant three weeks' swoop around the world here and imemdiately pre- parations were begun for a take-off for her home port across the Atlantic. It will be the Graf's fifth crossing of the Atlantic and for the first time nu a major flight she will not be under the control of hSr veteran comman- der, Dr. Hugo Eckener. On completion of the first air ship girdling of the globe and the fastest circumnavigation by any means of transportation, Dr. Eckener announced that he would start in about twelve d~ya and would follow 'his dirigible home to Friedrichhafen by steamer and train. Twenty-one days ago the Graf Zep- pelin left Lakehurst for its homeport in-Germany, imemdiate~y thereafte~ making a tress-European and Asiatic trip by way of European Russia and Siberia to Japan. The Graf piloted by Dr. tinge Eck- ener completed its third leg of the first round the world flight of a lighter than air ship. The veteran skipper brought the huge air-liner safely from Tokio over the broad expanse of the Pacific to Los Angeles in a three and one-quarter day non-stop flight from Japan to the Los Angeles airport This is the greatest achievement of man, in long distance flying, and tn the speed with which Dr. Hugo Eck- ener accomplished it in one-third time of Pacific Ocean steamers, after bat- tling terrific storms and dense fogs. Less than 18 hours in Los Angeles were provided by the emergency schedule set by the veteran skipper ef the air after the record shattering three and a quarter day non-stop tran- sit of the Pacific ocean from Japan to :Los Angeles Seven members of the crew which came 16.880 miles witb the history making voyage were de- tached and ordered to prnceed to ~akehurst by airplane tn order to lighten the load where they rejoined the giant craft for its hop to Eu- ~pe. The passengers showed consider- ably the strain of the long flight which began here August 8. The greatest danger was on taking off from Mines field at Los Angeles, when air condi- tions almost kept the giant ship from lifting over high tension electric wires around the field. By the supreme ef- fort of Dr. Eckener. the craft was lifted over with less than ten feet to spare. " " The states of Texas. Arizona and N Mexico gave the Graf Zeppelin the rockiest time it has had on the entire lorld flight. From the time the ship was near the California, Arizona, New Mexico corner until it arrived near E1 Paso, tbe Graf tumbled, plunged, tossed, and rose and fell like a ship in a heavy sea. Fierce gusts shrieked and clawed at the noble craft as it bucked strong bead winds and tur- bulent swirls for which this region Is known The trip over the great south- west has been the roughest of the whole world cruise. 'i'he Graf made a hasty uneventful trip over Chicago and the middle west in record time, all the cities, particu- larly Chicago and New York golng wild as the giant air ship circled each city, before mooring at the mast here after its final hop. The Graf Zeppelin completed its 20,000 mile flight around the world in 21 ~aYs, seven hours and 34 min- utes elapsed time, beating the record of John Henry Mears and C. B. D. CollyeF who went around the world last year in 23 days, 15 hours and 21 minutes using planes over land and ships across the Atlantic and Pacific. Actual flying time of the Graf was 11 days, 23 hours and 14 minutes beating the time of 15 days and six hours made by the U. S. army fliers in 1924. The only other flight ever made around the world by any sort of air craft. The elapsed time of the army fliers was 175 days. Dr. Eckener remains in the U. S. to visit and rest, During this period he plans to visit Washington, New York and Akron, Ohio; his first call was on President Hoover at Washington where he flew in an airplane. He ac- cepted an Invitation to be formally welcomed by the city of New York. Livestock May Be Overdone Records kept on 124 typical dairy ,farms in southeastern Minnesota dur. Ing 1928 in cooperation with the divi. sion of farm management and agri- cultural economics at University Farm, St. Paul, show that increasing the amount of livestock per 100 acres tends to enhance farm earnings up to a certain point, after which more live. stock serves to unbalance the busi- ness. On 20 farms having an average of 24.3 livestock units per hundred seres of land, earnings averaged $1,608. while another group of farms with 32.4 units per hundred acres. averaged ouiy $1593. indicating per haps that the point of diminishing re. turns In livestock concentration had been reached. Gr~ease spots may be removed frmr. well'paper by the use of blotting pa- per and a hot iron. Farmers who will be short of feed th/s winter should cull their herds and flocks very closely, selling such ant. reals as have to be sold at nnce, as prices are more~ favorable now than : ~heY w~l be later. (~hL W N u.) Ditch Bond Payment Nearly Third-Million Ditch bonds which the state of Min- nesota will be called upon to pay Sept. 1, total more than $300,000, according to a sm'vey made by the state auditor, in three northern counties, parts of which will become the Red Lake game refuge. Bonds due in Koochiching county to- tal $109,254.50; in Lake of the Woods county, $109,096.88; and in Beltrami county $104,659.80. Total bond obliK- ations in the t]~ree counncs, amount to more than $4,000,000. The bond oblig- ations in Bel[raml total $1,021,060; Lake of the Woods $1,372,378; Kooch- iching $1,008,665. These bonds will fall due from time to time up to 1942, when all of them will be taken up. The legislature authorized issuance of $2,500,000 in certificates of indebt- edness for payment of these bomls. Several former land holders are re- turning to their farmers since rche state has passed the law for the es- tablishment of a refuge and payment of the taxes 'U' Farm Offers Poultry Course, Conierence Called Poultrymen who are intent upon getting as large returns as possible from their flocks during the coming winter might well include in their plans a trip to the Poultry Course and Conference which is to be staged by the ponltry division at University Farm, St. Paul, September 17, 18, 19 and 20. The school is open to anyone interests{! and a ~egl~tratiou fee ol. one dollar will be the only charge for instruction, says Prof. A. C. Smith. chief of the poultry division. One of the strictly up-to-date fea- tures of the course will be the explana- tions ef the changes in breed require- ments that are contained in a new standard which is soon to be issued by the American Poultry association. This subject will be of special inter- est and value to all poultrymen en- gaged in the production of pm'ebred stock. Other topics listed for aH2ntion in- elude culling out of the unprofitable chicks, culling OUt the unprofitable hens. selection of breeding stock. Judging for exhibition quality, breed- ing and mating to produce standard quality flocks, poultry health and sani- tation, and feeding chicks for best re- sults. Additional discussions will be included at the request of those at- tending the course Instruction will be given In lectures, demonstrations and laboratory work Students of the course will have op- portunity to practice Judging, culling and ether operations, using the flocks of the experiment station Specimens of many kinds will likewise be avail- able for the study of diseases, while many types of poultry house~ and equipment may be seen In use and their advantages studied. Class work will take up at nine each morning and last until five in the afternoon. , The experts of the poultry division will be assisted in giving the program by members of the extension and vet- erinary staffs of the university, as well as by a member ef leading poul- try breeders of the central northwest who will discuss successful and prac- tical ideas and methods relating to breeding, feeding and flock manage- ment. This will l~e the second anmml poul- try short course to be presented by the university poultry division, the first one. given last year, attracting a large attendance and meeting with enthusiastic favor. Further Informa- tion regarding this year's rein'so may be had by writing the Poultry Divi- sion, University Farm, St. Paul. Nora Gunderson A Bride Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Gunderson of Bagley announce the marriage ef their (laughter, Norah Grace. to Selmer P. Christianson, son of Mr. aml Mrs. G. C. Christianson of Creokston which took place at the home of the hride- r g pore s parents Thursday last week. Rev. P. C. Sorenson officiated at the eeremony, which was read at 2 o'clock. The bridal couple was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Henry Widmark of Bau- ley. Following the ceremony a wed- ding dinner was served at the Palace hotel to relatives and intimate friends. Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Christianson left, the same afternoon for their home[ south of Bagley, where Mr. Christian- son has been engaged in farming for the past two years. Extension Service Offers A Child Study Course Coursss in child development are to be oTfered to the parents of the state hy the home demon:.tratiou sec- tion of the extensiou service of the Minnesota College of Agriculture, ac- cording to an anllOUltcenlcllt made re- cently by Miss Julia O. Newton at the head of the section. The work will be directly under the supervision of Mrs. Belle O. Fish who recently (Continued from first page) , Gonviek's boys anti girls club won first prize in the booths at the fair with a score of 93. Clearbrook was in second place with a score of 92; Win- sor and Berner was third with 85; Rice and Minerva fourth; Shevlin fifth and Hoist si;xth. There were more entries in the live- stock division of the county fair this year than ever before. Entries in club calf division showed a big increase and the cattle shown were of a better grade than shown at any previous fair. The Holstein show was the iargest, with Ben Scholl having the first prize herd, but the ribbons were quite evenly divided among the five exhibitors. Kragness Bros. had the first prize HeN stein bull, which was also selected as champion, and Simon Eliason had the first prize yearling. Raft and Priebe were awarded first prize for aged cow antt champion female, and Ben Scholl won first prize on his two-year phi Holstein The prize winning caif was owned by Francis Scholl which was also the champion club heifer. Ed Ry- deen won first on his Holstein bull calf; Ben Scholl 1st on Holstein heifer 2 year old; Eliason and Sons, 1st on I! year Hoistein heifer; Ben Scholl 1st en Holstein calf. In the Guernsey division 1st prize winners were: Guernsey bull, 2 years, O. T. Davids I and Sons. (;uernsey bull, 1 year, Melberg. ,Sweepstakes bull, O. T. Davids & Sons Guernsey bull calf, O. T. Davids. Guernsey aged cow, Melberg. Guernsey heifer, 2 year, O. T. Davids and Sons. Guernsey calf O. T. Davids and sons. miles east. Call at i o'clock. To the People of Clearwater FOR SALE--2 Ford Trucks. We take this opportunity to condition Nasset Motor Co. the people throughout the county for the patronage given at the recent fair 160 acres in Clearwater cour which was closed as the most success- cheap. Also 160 acres 10 ful county fair in the history of this! La orte, Hubbard 20 acres cultivated. county. T.H.--P. C. Anderson, We wish to especially at this time to thank all exhibitors for their part MECHANICS and will state that the quality of ex-m~d~ Practical Training. hibits of livestock and of every kind cata1~lg. Hanson Auto & was superior. We wish to make spee- School, Box 926, Fargo, N. D. ial mention of the live stock exhibits, which was the largest in the history ~LE--80 acre farm for of the county, and we hope that this property in exhibit will continue to grow from Route. i year to year at each fair. The 4-H club is worthy of speciai mention for their fine exhibit and we hope that this will be increased in the future. The floral display was the most beautiful ever shown, and although the premium list was inadequate to take care of the premiums for flowers to any large extent, it is expected that this matter will be rectified. The line of entertainment this year was of a very high class, and, we be- iieve, it will be the aim of the Fair Board to try to maintain such attrac- tisns and entertainment at all future fglrs. Again extending our thanks to all the Fair Directors, officers, co-work- ers, anti people in general, who helped to make this fair such a success, we are Very truly yours, E. H. REFF, Pres. P. L. RENNE, Sec'y. mrsday, Friday, and Saturday SEPTEMBER5th, 6th, "MAN 1 - WITH Mary Brian, Arlen - All Also Vitaphone Gflernsey heifer, 1 year, O T. Davids. :-- Sweepstakes cow, Guernsey, Meiberg. Sunday, Monda Y, joined the home demonstration staff. Guernsey aged co,w, Mrs. R. Friberg. SEPTEMBER 81h, 9th, and The work will be carried on in three ~Juernsey heifer, 2 year, Mrs Friberg. counties this fall Pine, Carlton, and Guernsey heifer, 1 year, Gee. Aakre. "THE RAINBOW 1~ Pipestone. The organization of classes Guernsey calf, Wm. Zeigler. - WITH - in other counties is expected to beGuernsey dairy herd, O. T. Davids. completed b) mid winter Mrs. R. Frlberg had the prize win- An All Star C, Lst he child devel " me t" ro'e t 'ning aged Red Polled cow and Robert The rate for ads in this column is 10cSi T op n p jr, says,I Reg had the winning Shorthorn heifer, a line. All ads under $1 cash in ad- All Talking gi Mrs. Fish, is planned as a means of ! First prize winners in Jerseys were:, vance Count 6 words to the lin,~ giving parents available scientific in- ]Jersey bull, 2nd year; Jersey aged]~ " " ~. If you liked the Singing formation attd to show how this in- cow; Jersey heifer yearling; Jerseyf~FO~ SA ............ don't miss "The Rainbow _ , ~,~ "f[pI 1% l~IL,--ltl~'t lU(lor P'OI~| In goo(| formation may be used to promote the } heifer calf, A A Lust, "dr lco..tit o. ....... Also Vitaphone " - -~ ~ t,-,,. masse~ iVlOl.or t50. child's greatest development physical- Jersey aged cow, Robert Ren 'k~ ly, mentally, emotionally, and socially IJersey, 2 years; Jersey heifer, 1 year.; IHAY FOR" SAL ....... ~'~. " ." ,~ l~ ~ 1 mile soul;nwest The work will fall under five h~tds; Jersey calf; Dairy He.rd,A. A:.L.und.}oi,',~arbrook__Wm Erickson ltp 1 nuts., rrl., pal., h sical and m ~ o~ th -~ the Firs~ pmze winners }n ~ne tnwsmn ~--- ~ ..................SEPTEMBER 12th to p y ental ~r ,v~ ; , . ; ,- - o~ norses were * " : FO~ SALE Farm electr|c h ht lant young child, hab,t format|on, emo-ITeam in harness Carl CI rso, .... -- g p "The Broadway , ~ V~o require Forestry School Itasca tlonal development, constructive dis-I~,~,,IAI~ army 14~w~rd V'l,.- --. " T. ........ -4 ~'arx.--wat~er ~e|son. s5tf cipline, and play. Colt, Ed Stenerson. The work will be carried on nnder Colt, Mrs. R. Friberg. the local leadership plan which is Span of mules, Dell Amadon. used so successfully in the other pro- Mare or geiding, D. D. Darst. Jects offered by the home demonstra- First prize winners in the swine department were as follows: tion extension workers, including nu- Aged boar, Duroc Jersey, O. T. Davids. trition, clothing, home management. Aged Sow, Duroc, Jerome Thayer. and poultry raising. Mrs. Fish will Young sow, Duroc, Jerome Thayer. visit the different counties in which Foung boar, Duroc, Jerome Thayer. the work is taken up, giving detailed Litter, Duroc, Jerome Thayer. h]0 --ED RECIEVERS instruction to local leaders and these Aged sow, O. B. Sovick. I__B leaders will carry the work home to Young sow, Walter Sovick. their various groups. Young boar, O. B. Sovick. Aged Duroc sow, young Duroc sow, Mrs. Fish comes to the Minnesota, litter of Duroc, D. D. Darst. Coltege of *' Ag'rt tttur - First in sheep were as follows: 5 tube htwater 8 tube Radiola State College at Ames. where she 1~- Aged ram, Shrop., aged ewe, ram ...... ceived her Master's degree not long lamp, A. r. Synnes. Kent $44.50 ago. She has had experience as a Ewe, 1 year, Shrop., ewe lamb, Hen- " .................... S tube Atwater teacher and is the mother of a family ry Wedger. 6 tube Kolster ......... 57.75 Kent ........................ of six chiIdren, one of whom will be Aged ewe, Henry Stenerson. a freshman in the Ulflversity of Min" Lamb' ewe lamb' aged ewe' Luella ~0. oil Darst. 6 tube Crosely 59. 5 tube Ap o ......... nesota this fall and two of whom are Lamb, Glen Brandt. in high school. She grew up in an1 Three hundred birds were exhibited atmnsphere nf extension work, her ,in the Clearwater County Poultry All receivers complete with tubes, battenes and late husband having been in the ex-t Show held in connection with the tension service in Iowa for several 'county fair, an increase of 75 birds years, over that of a year ago. Tbe Poultry er. Terms to suit. Association was organized in 1927 and p.. ,, ,- ,- l r , at their'tshow that year 194 birds were _= E ' ' A R T ' S ' ' i pintoes nave reeumg value pried, displaY,in 192825thereOf whiChwere 225wereshown.disquali-In -=]-~ ~t r) h, ~= A fresh sl E ual To Sda e Ex ert Sa __._- ..eav -uv -_: C 0 M M U N I T Y _= q g , p ys 1927 premiums paid on poultry was ;$173.50 and last year $210.75, showing i ---~,~ a big increase. :_= B - DRUG STORE of " ~ First prize winner in the p y Dairy cows conoqd|te o~e ef t~he oultr Dest answers to the quc~tLm Of what ]department are as follows: Batteries- S E R V I C E to do with the cnl!ed potatoes which Barred Rocks, A. T. Bee, Bemidji. NeW are to be found on many .Minnesota IWhite Orpingtons, J. Colligan, Lengby i i Phone 72 we deliver farms at this season of the year. says Buff Leghorns, Mrs. Christ Dahl. ~ $2.79 Dr. C. H. Eckles, chief of the dat;'y Buff Orpington, cock, John Skog, __= =-= We Deliver The Goods division at UniverMtv Farm St. Paul. I Clearbrook. Th|~ ,too~ nnt n,o,,-, "h~ .... ',. ,~,., ,,,,_ [Buff Orpington, hen, cockerel, pullet, ~"'"'"'"'"'"'"'"""'""'"'"""'n""~ ....................... ' ................ V~ ~ w R le tarots are a highly s:lti~factorv feed, youngpen, Bobl~e .... ag y. , h= o---- -' -~ . " IwnII, e I~,OCK, COCK, nen, cocKeret all([ ..~ oays, for they are r, ol: an(tcaro *-, ........ ~ . . [ pullet, Bert Ghbertson, Bagley. [~ .... at ae taken not to over-.eeu wi~nWhite Rock, old pen, R S. Eldevik, If; them. Shevlin. " ~1 Careful analyses h~ve shown the White Rock, Young pen, Mrs. Lars Of-[|| actual feeding valne of t~et:'t:~es to be tedahl, Bagley. [11 "about equal to that of ordinary silage, Rhode Island White, J. D. Sanders ofll' both a~; to tim kinds and amou].ts ff Hines. I the variou~ l',,(xl nmltq'i,ls c~ntained. Rho({e Island Re(Is, Elmer Skare. [I ~i .....s ............. ~" Black Minorca, hen, Mrs Blair; cork-II 0 ta~e lla," S~l.l pUlli],qS OI V;[CI (,I~'~S" , , ,, ; .% .. . , ". [! .............. eFel un(! pulleG J 1'. riudspetn ,I tl/)le Ioe([ l:t IU0 poun(13 anti pou][o0~ ,- .,:~; , 1 , "1 " yeung pen, lxennecn ~.Netson. , 1711PandaPetite s It s~ ~ e ,~re ~ (mtl ....... e,, *:~* ": g'' Wt,ite Wyandotte, Mrs. John He t' low in protein and for that reason Gonvick. I they are no~ a suitable substitute for Jersey Biaek Giant hen, Henry W,:d- Ii a large part of the grain reties, but per, Clearbrook. ceme uearer replacing Imrt of the sil-Anconas, youngpen, Hildor Hawkin-~25 Chrysler age. son; single capon, A. T. Bee; capon On the 1)aMs Of the dige:~tihle foed pen, Win. Anderson. contained, 100 pounds of bariey i~ White Leghorn, cock, hen and old pen, equal to 450 pounds of potatoes, while Win. An(terson; cockerel and young pen, Bob Reff. pullet, Mrs. John He- ,00 ,o,,~,~ o, o.,~ ~o ~,,,,. ,o ,0 .,o ~oo~ 1925 Ford Coupe pounds of potatoes. If oats are wmqh Gohlen Bantams, A. T, Bee. 50 cents a hushel, potatoes would he Pekin Ducks, old and young pen, Mrs. worth shout 40 cen[s a hnndrcd for Henry Pulver. . feeding purposes. About 250 rounds Young Mallard ducks, Win. Wiltse. of pmatoes will supply as much total Bronze Turkeys, old pen, Mrs. Henry digestible nutrients as a bushel of bar. Pulver; young pen, Mrs. E. H. Reff. 1932 Ford Truck ley. Therefore anether good way ta Bourbon Red Turkeys, O. B. Sovick. figure tl]e feeding value of potatoes i~ White Hoiland Turkeys, ~oung pen, to divide the price of barley pet" bushel B.M. Merseth, Clearbrook. Toulouse Geese, ohl pen, Gust Melan- by 2.5 which will be the feeding value der, Gonvick; young pen, Mrs. ,aSS" of a hundred pounds 6f spuds.Johnson. Potatoes are one of the few feeds Winners in other department of the al1,. that are better cooked than raw for County Fair will appear in the next cars are cattle, according to Dr. Eckles. who issue of the independent. says 20 or 25 ponnds daily of raw po .......... teed to give sat tatoes is about all a cow may eat to ~[I~Ut~ill~ adv:tnt~e. Cooked potatoes, however, may be fed up to 30 or 35 pound.~ daily, but an amonnt in excess of this causes poor fiavor of ml,k and butter II PG;i;~~'!f "ll Halvorson Ha;Swh Potatoes for cattle should be cooked in about the same way as they would be ~1~ I -- I for human food, except of course, the Jackets need not be renmved. Willy ight Try a want ad in the Independent if you have something you wish to sell a ey, nn. in a hurry. The Want Ads will find you a buyer. ,. . ,.~