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   Greeley Daily Tribune And The Greeley Republican, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1929, Greeley, Colorado                                lorado Partly warm extreme north tral sday mostly ner In east por THB GBEELEY REPUBLICAN HOT ONE The Ancient and Hon orable Order of can Plo at Its last uiiant mously adopted a reso lution asking bakers to abolish They want MEMBER QF ASSOCIATED PRESS COLORADO 1929 AFTERNOON EDITION WEEKLY TRIBUNE ESTABLISHED 1870 aintenance f Air Field Is Discussed ber of Commerce Will Con Taking over LocalPort at quet This Month Two 1S Proposed concerning the future Greeley air field took much of at the regular meeting of the er of commerce directors Tues ternoon and also came before y council Tuesday commerce directors agreed IP air field will be the principal to be discussed at a chamber imerce membership banquet to il The city j to a lengthy discussion on re lents for a modern air port from Uedrick and took no i stated that he not knock lie Greeley air port but the cs which he Introduced about i airports tended to show that eeiey field will be ie himself stated Dedrick en charged with being opposed present aviation field with Interested in another He both accusations and said that itude had been Two Possibilities Open lie chamber of commerce direc two proposals were dis Flrst that the city or the id county together assume the imately annual d maintenance cost against the Second that the jed by membership in County Air Commerce as lon subject to an annual fee of and that a campaign for mbers be begun present the air field Is I ana maintained at the expense f United States department of The city and county dl Be cost of the lease rentals on Kid total a arrangement the field can used for commercial t is limited to air mail and Ships services emergency landings for ships iate If fte field be taken over bythe city or f air commerce the pent would not remove its system but thecost Bud maintenance of the field shirt to the city or the air tee To Consider Advantages 1 by President Thomas Welsh chamber of commerce whether r will assume the a fag cost the finance committee I council replied that it would i more definite statement as to vantages of taking the field om the government and as to jitles of revenue from the use of the The com composed of Aldermen Prank Davis and George The county commissioners liat the which the county Spaying annually towards the rental is all that the county Ried in represented ex confidence in the rapid of aviation and in the neces making plans to keep up with Scan Legion was quoted as ito share in air field develop ere by making a substantial Bition towards the cost of a iccepts Call of Baptists red pastor of the JfPtlst church at lred acting of the advisory boardof the PPtist church of ac call extended by the local Jnd Baldus and their two expect to arrive In Greeley in Sallow Baldua to fill the w on the first Sunday in Oc His arrival date is not defl wptance of the local pastor made after an agreement had ohecl for the new pastor to salary of per next annual church meeting in I red Baldus is n graduate ot I of the University of Baud nf William Jewell Bap eo of He has pr six years as pastor of the f rat church at He la I of Conceded Election fpanish Veteran Head Sewer System on Eighth Is Matter of Controversy City council has received petitions for and against the exten sion of the sewer system on West Eighth Objectors to the exten sion have the best of It when It comes to comparative Sanitary sewer petitions are decided by the city council sitting as a board of health and not according to majori ties of frontage on the The council will Investigate the necessity of the Conditions in Business Given by John Davis An optimistic report on local and national conditions was made Tuesday noon before the Qreeley Lions club by John of the First National bank Davis spoke Present Business Other speakers Included Mac of the Colorado Potato Exper iment station near who told of the damage done by the recent while Len Opdyke spoke on the Drought in a review of his trip thru England1 and western countries this summer in company with a party of middlewest lawyers of the OnToLqndon Rapid Change In Conditions Local conditions change Davis told tho A few days ago conditions in this section were re as good as they have been for a great number of After the Individual farmers with whom I have talked believe that their crops will conle out much belter than they first believed Monday Despite this frost the farmers of this generally have a better feeling than probably ever They to feel sure that they be able pay out on the obligations acquired during the summer and that they will have some left Many have al ready paid up what they borrowed during the summer from the proceeds of early Banking Organ Sugar Tariff Davis drew attention of the club to an article appearingIn thelast Is sue of theNational CIty Banks re vlew ot economic In which against a rsugar tariff to prptecf western Beet growers Is Inthe article thebankwhich with other great eastern financial Institu Is known to be deeply Interest ed In the promotion of Cuban sugar interests wonders if thetjomestic su gar industry worth Continued on Page 12 Two Reports Given on Zoning Measure Action Js Delayed Greeley zoning commission presented the city council with the pro posed city zoning ordinance with two recommendations attached Tuesday majority recommendation was that the ordinance should be The minority recommendation made by Charles Beer stated that the proposed ordinance is too drastic and too complicated for city of the size of Beer asked two weeks In which to submit a substitute His request was granted by the majority report was voted by four members of the commission Harry Wells Place Flooded by Break in 2 Ditch North Side extension ditch of the 2 system broke Tuesday flooded some land on the Harry Wells Gopher holes were blamed for the The ditch will be repaired in ample time for the late reservoir The location of the break is1 east of GUI on the road to Barnes 4H Exhibits Shown at Fair Rate High Winners Are Named FourH of livestock at the Weld Juniorfair here greatly ex ceeded anything ever befpro brought out at a Weld county in number at it was declared Wednesday by Walter assistant county agent in charge of club The quality ot exhibits proved ex Stratton Prizes for 4H club members so far announced are Four H winners announced Tuesday afternoon A com plete list will be published Poultry Heavy breed Minnie La Salle Lois Sligd Harold Gill Robert Gill Cora Light breeds Ralph Pur cell Russell Turkeys Ruth Ker sey Viola both exhibit Ing mamouth bronze first for Bour bon Reds went to Ralph Waldo of Ducks James Gill Flor ence Kersey Leroy La Geese Leroy La Salle Raboits All classes Kenneth Chinchillas Wayne Himalayas Eugene Chinchillas William New Zealands Jack New Sewing First year clothing Lena Hamil Nunn Margaret Nunn Mabel NunnEveleyn Hamil Nunn Gwendolyn Keenesburg Beatrice of the winners In this class ate Dovier Cloth Ing girls ate year Lois Sligd Miss Moreland was award ed grand championship among girls third fourth year sewing work Darleen Buckingham Thurline Raymer Emma Franc Eaton Third year clothing Thelma Kiel Pine Evelyn New Raymer Helen Evans Adelaide Fourth year clothing Norma Miller Gill Lora May Gill Minnie La Salle Barbara Girls baking club Ruth Eaton Stella Gill Beryl Gill Norma Gill Echo Mc Livestock Sow pigs George Eaton Leonard Eaton Helen Cor Contlnued on page 3 Lignite Coal Fields of County Furnish More Certain Light and Power than Water Falls of Nearby Survey Shows In the lignite coal measures of southwestern Weld county and closely adjacent northernColorado has a more certain and economical source of electric current for light and power than in any water fall of the adjacent recent surveys of the situation Most conservative estimates of the northern lignite field are the ef fect that thereare 4300 square miles underlain with coal and that the probable as computed iy the geological survey is 000 Present annual production is considerably less than Black Coal Dependable Scientific American in its current issue shows that except In 6ertaln re areas black coal is a more economical and dependable ot power than white coal or water power development andIn undevel oped water power the sec ond largest steam electric plant in the world is owned by the Southern Cali fornia Edison company and is located near Los Very high Initial cost and unrelia bility are the bugaboos of hydroelec The Scientific Amer ican Portland Forced to Use Steam ci Prcssl Election officials Ine votes for commanderln SpanishAmerican oded that Governor Fred been elected to head ftls Complete vote counted until late this aft wns He was a substantial lead over his only Many times cities located within the restricted areas where theoretically more than adequate hydroelectric power is available find themselves visited by exceptional conditions and have to fall back on steam made The big factor of unreliability was at during the period from 1 thru Portland Is In an area of heavy rain fall with several large rivers with falls Theoreticallyit is ideal ly situated for hydroelectric develop Most of the time five hydro electric plants located on the Saco and Presumscott rivers produce a big surplus of power for the city and sur rounding But from 1 thru 23 the five plants using all available water produced kilowatt hours of current while a big steam plant at South Portland produced kil owatt Valmont Plant Constructed Had it not been for the big stand by steam plant Portland would have out of and power at its busiest season of the Cities England and thru north ern New York had similar experience altho some did not have available ade quate steampower capacity Before building the big steam plant at Valmont the Public Service com gariy surveyed every possible hydro electric site within 150 miles of Den It settled upon the coal burning steam planfr as more economical and certain than any water power site that could be The steam plant would have been located at Erie or Frederick It a lake large enough to supply water for the condensing ma chinery could have been found or de veloped at either Public Serv ice company has small hydroelectric plants to1 use as fuel savers at times of the year fs It finds Its necessary tohave power available for practically its entire Can Enlarge Plant The Public Service company has plans for doubling aM even quadrup ling Its plant at Valmoht as demand for light and power Increases Operating on smaller scales the ies of Lovelaud and Longmont have found water power Inadequate during dry Loveland has built a large standby plant driven by oil burn ing motors while Longmont buys cur rent from Valmont plant of the Public For a district located at the base ot a mountain watershed to burn Chairman Secretary Prank and Harry who was absent when the final vote of the commission was has consistently the The named and Beer composed the It was appointed by Mayor Houtchens on motion of the counsel and served without com Gossett been chair man of the municipal affairs commit tee of the chamber of His work on the ordinance started many months before the appointment of a Gor don and Moffat also served on earlier The two reports will be considered by the council at a special meet Acting Mayor Carrel an This meeting will be held after Beer has submitted his com plete proposal or not earlier than Majority Report The majority report of the zoning commission follows To the Honorable Mayor and City Council of the City of Colo The zoning commission appointed Jy your mayor with the approval of the respectfully reports that pursuant to your request we made a careful study of the proposed zoning ordinance of the clljy pf Greeley and with the assistance of De Boer made such modifications as were deemed and submit here with a proposed ordinance zoning the city ot Greeley which we recommend for adoption by your honorable respectfully report that during the time we were working upon this proposed ordinance we held three pijbllc meetings at the council room meetings held July 29 and Due and of each of said meetings was by publication In the Greeley Tribune and Weld County a daily newspaper published in Colo Our commission haying completed the service for which we were ap pointed will consider its work com pleted unless further Instructions are received from your Respectfully submitted tenth day of The Zoning commission By Frank Minority Report The minority report submitted by Beer follows To the honorable mayor and the city council of the City of Gentlemen On last the zoning committee heretofore appoint ed for the purpose of considering the of a system of zoning for the city ot held their final and formally adopted a proposed zoning ordinance and map by a yote of yeas and one absent and I understand that the majdrlty report has or will be filed with the city clerk this for your As a minority member of said zoning committee I wish to state that I voted against the adoption of tho ordinance and map mentioned Continued on page 3 the Rat Escapes from Pen at Fair While His Tries To Uphold Family Reputation Musko the Rat doesnt like fairs and junior fairs In one of tho two rats exhibited at tho Weld junior fair as a part of Jesse Lucas display for the Poudre Valley Fur opened around door in his pen Tuesday night and leaving Muska the She Rat to stay alone In the pen and show spectators how rats eat hay and play In water and try to build muskrat houses out of straw on the metal floor of a Muska said nothing Wednesday as to why Musko made his get Corn Harvest Profitable to Local Growers Traffic Rule Will Remain Following Report of Attorney After hearing a report from City At torney Walter Bliss the city coun cil decided Tuesday night not to go ahead with the proposal to amend the city traffic ordinance in relation to the rights of vehicles at The section that It was proposed to change Is When two vehicles ap proach the point of meeting their paths at approximately the same the vehicle on the left shall yield the right of way to the one approaching from the right and avoid and shall his vehicle under such con trol that he can do It was proposed to change this to the effect that the vehicle on the right shall have the right of Bliss reported that the ordinance as It now is closely follows a decision of the Colorado supreme court on a traf fic accident at Ho pointed out that the supreme court holds that the driver on the right Is not relieved from the duty of using reasonable care and of giving way to a vehicle on the left which Is well Into the intersection ahead of He held that the wording of the proposed amendment would not hold In a supreme court Bllos also reminded the council that It Is not of the police or the city court to determine the respon sibility for civil damages but only to Farmers have a new cash crop to grow and Colorado has a new industry as the result of the introduction of sweet corn canning at the Greeley fac tory of the KunerEmpson Corn packing Isin its second year The local cannery has been packing sweet corn for 14 days and it is esti mated has 20 to 25 days more run be fore the crop Is cared Farmers of the district grew approximately 700 acres of the Crosby and Country Gen tleman varieties of corn for the fac thi The plant here is the only canning plant in Company Harvests Crop Farmers are paid a ton for the corn In the The corn is harvest ed by the the fodder being left standing in the The Greeley factory Is equipped with elaborate washing and desllklng equipment and with ma for taking the corn oft the The corn is baked in the can under high steam High Sugar Content Tests of the corn grown at Greeley shows that it contains from 22 to 24 per cent more sugar than the Illinois and Iowa Illinois and Iowa to gether with Maine are the principal cprn canning states of the United Corn grown at Greeley has been free from insect enemies and from It apparently escaped all harm from The KunerEmpson people also can green beans at There were some exceptional yields this year re turns from some fields of beans amounting to Last pt the hit by Tdhfatoea toBrighton Tomatoes were grown the Gree ley factory district this year but they are sent south to Brighton and Fort Luptqnfor Tomatoes were hurt less the frost than the first Loss will be much less than 50 per The company also makes kraut at The kraut output will be limited because of the shortage Of the cabbage The company con tracts its cabbage at 37 cents a hundred of a In the aver age year the contract grower finds the contract a favorable This year the open market price for cabbage Is mucli higher than the KunerEmpson KunerEmpson company wel comes visitors at its The guests are registered at the office and guides are The guest reg ister includes recent visitors from the following states New In diana and Rodney Bell is superintendent of the Greeley plant of the KuuerEmp son The KunerEmpson company has an aggressive advertising and sales pol a big newspaper advertiser and has also used commercial film successfully advertising both Its products and the agricultural dis tricts in which Jt Rebuilding of Warner House Disapproved by Council as Undesirable City council Tuesday night by un animous vote refused to approve the most recent plans of Warner to rebuild the frame building at the rear of 1108 The council voted not to issue the permit for the building and reminded Warn er that Its condemnation order against occupancy of the building In its pres ent condition still The council acted after conferring with Building Inspector Farls and City Attorney Walter Farls said that the proposed recon struction would constitute a fire trap and if used as a lodging house would be The city attorney stated that In view of the past history of the build the report of the building inspec tor and the indefinitenoss of the plans submitted the aldermen wero justified In withholding the A number of property owners in the vicinity who object to the Warner plans attended the The War ner has been before the coun cil In one form or another for ap proximately two black coal for Its light and power Is 1 determine whether or not driving has apparently not the waste been so reckless or negligent that the which it would seem on first ordinance has boon LOCAL BUYERS PAY TO FARMERS 11 to Barley Low Spud Estimate Indication of High Prices for Growers Forecast of the United States de partment of agriculture for the 1929 potato crop released Tuesday night was one of the lowest September estimates In only two years in the past 12 has the figure been under cut by the final report of the potatoes actually These short years were 1922 and In both years potatoes sold at exceptionally high The reports on the potatoes actual ly harvested from 191P on are as fol lows Forecasts for the principal crops In millions of bushels unless otherwise indicated follow Forecasts ot the other principal crops compared with actual yield last year were as follows In millions ot bushels unless otherwise Crop 1929 1928 Oats1206 1449 Barley304 357 Rye Tame hay Wild hay tons Beans dry edible Apples total crop 146 186 A p p les commercial crop barrels Peaches total Pears total crop Potatoes 349 464 Sugar beets tons Crop condition and probable produc tion by the principal producing states was announced as follows CORN Indicated State Condition Production Illinois7l DURUM WHEAT Minnesota75 North Dakota 60 Dakota1 63 Montana 37 OTHER SPRING WHEAT Minnesota North Dakota 59 South Dakota 63 Montana40 Idaho83 Washington Illinois Minnesota Iowa North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska yield per acre POTATOES 57 OATS 76 81 83 61 71 84 Maine New York Pennsylvania Ohio Michigan Wisconsin Minnesota North Dakota Idaho Colorado 85 63 61 70 69 70 59 44 76 75 Baseball Today American League Louis New York Chicago Philadelphia Detroit Boston Washington American League New York Pittsburgh New York Pittsburgh Boston Louis Philadelphia Chicago Brcsklyn Cincinnati 7 New Members Named to Board of Community Chest Seven members of the community chest board to take the place of seven members whose terms have expired were elected by of tile cham ber of commerce Tuesday The election was from 14 nomina tions submitted by the chest Those elected were Garn George Karl Farr and William The retiring members were Wil liam Armen and At the community chest meeting Monday night two members were elected to fill vacancies as follows George Flnley to succeed Merrill who moved from Greeley and Matthews to succeed Morrison who resigned because of other Attendance at Fair Today Dismissal of County Schools Brings Large Crowd Here Af ternoon Program Opens with Parade j With practically all schools in the county being dismissed for the the Junior fair events of Wednesdaj afternoon were the feature attractions of the twoday Junior Weld County A fairly large prowd attended the program for juniors in the after Including many adults as well as school children Earlier in the day the school and 4H club exhibits wero viewed by a number of adult residents of the county who came Greeley with the boys and The Junior parade opened activities of Wednesday with the Greeloy Boys band leading the parade before the grandstand at 1 Following the band came the deco rated doll buggies and their little Barbara Jacksons buggj was all In white with the Red Cross emblem on the wheels Elsie Mont gomerys buggy was decorateu in uitic and yellow and Helen Jackson was dressed to represent a littlo Quaker Several small boys and girls iu clown costume and black face make up came next iu the These included Marley Billy Olive Julia Vivian and Melva Members of the 4H club marched in a group and were followed by the prize winning calves and their own A number of ponies and their riders came at the the Those riding decorated ponies were Danny Alma and Harold More than twice as many exhibits as were ever before shown at a county were on display in the school exhibit The exhibits were shown to an work school being divided into grades and Sporting events of the afternoon Included and foot ball band flying and airplane and free for all looping The program were Packard and entries parade Robert races bicycle Ronald bafid con test Earl boy scouts foot races Dauber games George kite flying James melon contest Arthur tugofwar and Robert speed Pollution of North Fork of Poudre To Be Stopped City Clerk William Hamnett re ceived a letter from Grant sanitary Inspector on the Poudre Wednesday which stated that sanitary conditions at Cherokee Park been Investigated by him and found to He said that one offender has been brought into justice court at Fort Collins and penalized Miller said that county health officer of Larimer will take steps to see that the alleged nuisance is abated and that pollution of the North Fork of the Poudre is Conditions on the North Fork were brought to the attention of the council by Water Superinten dent Milt Seaman who recommended an Investigation and Reductions on Property The county commissioners of sitting as the board of made two reductions from the asses sors valuations of Great Western Sugar company property The Johnstown factory was reduced from Assessor Homer Bedfords figure of to The figure adopted by the commissioners was 75 per cent of the actual value as shown by the appraisal of Prouty valuation Tie sugar company contends that 75 per cent of appraisal puts the property on the same level as similar property in the Sugar stocks of the company in tho county were cut from to or The commis sioners appraisal Is 85 percent of the Inventory of the sugar while Bed fords figure was 95 per The commissioners and cer tified the previously agreed upon resolution to raise tho Union Pacifics valuation in Weld or a This raise Is over the valua tion made by the Colorado Tax com mission and was recommended by As sessor Bedford who has submitted an array of tacts In support ot the Two Fined In Court Two cases wero called before tho police court at tho night session day adn both resulted Iu Victor Graf was fined one dollar and costs for driving with his muffler Dan Balllnger was fined flo and costs for   

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