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Independent (Newspaper) - February 25, 1940, Helena, Montana
The Helena daily Independent Hundal february 28. 1940 Montana Farmers of Rockies working out system that May prove vital to Industry As whole Washington. Feb. 2v East of the great Divide n Community of wheat Farmers Coll a men and sheep growers have been stud plug maps Soll Simays tax lists dam cups on a project which May Mark a new epoch in american agriculture. Across inc nation farm men and women in 1.120 counties Are work lop on the same their Nam is to make Nur Best. And that s just a hat 11 happen to you when to return your cleaned clothes Ila Tel cleaned and blocked Trio new Hoffman any he Way cleaners Cal i 4 2 Spring is just around the Corner with Spring comes building buying remodelling or refinancing that Home of yours. Let us explain our Low Cost loan plan to j of now. F. H. A. Loans Union Bank and Trust go. Member of Federal Deposit insurance corporation. Commotion subsides is Chei mid his 006 ire m m Row great Fulli. Feb. Poun Muter b. J. Mckenie has related. Chester Duffy Mill Gilt Edge mont., boy was touched by fact that it s necessary to keep some dog under and key to he wrote to Mckenzie asking for one. He enclosed 30 cents in to defray Cost of shipment. Mckenzie returned the Stamps and Lent chatter a dog anyway nut he animal chewed his rope and escaped at Lewistown. Mckenzie promptly dispatched another dog and then received this letter dear Pound master thanks for sending me a dog and paying for the frate. He is a Nice Doc but 1 Jope he Don t grow too big. Be looks like a cub Bear so i called him cub. He is a smart dog and i am sure i will lore being with him. I got the Stamps and was glad to get them. Or All your trouble. Your Friend Chester Duffy. A. 8. The stage Man never barged anything. He tried to find the other dog. I feel like i should pay the transport Man for carrying so Mckenzie relaxed. On what Agency shall do a Job and How it shall be done. The men who work for the Farmer in two big buildings on the mall Between Capitol Hill and the Washington Monument think this setup May provide a farm program that works without violating the democratic Ideal. They Hope it Marks the end of a period of transition mainly educational work to an organized action program. Conditions Are apparently going o be one official of the . Declared recently that armers will continue to demand and get government action that will influence their economic condition fully As much As in the immediate Paat. This seems to be the Prospect regardless of which Politi Cal party May be in control of the Federal before 1d20 for years before 1929, the work of the department of agriculture had been largely it was a giant Experiment station and la county agents offered the Farmer on soil care crop nurture Breeding and farm management. He waa the Contact Nan at the grass roots. The idea As one government economist explained it was that a Good Farmer who took advantage of the latest findings of science could make it decent living. Growth of farm surpluses in cot Ion wheat and other produce a rated a new situation he Bald when a Man might work hard and still not Mako a living. So dozens of ideas for aiding the Farmer were ushered in with Tho new conserva Tion. Ruh marginal land Purchase crop insurance marketing agree ments surplus disposal farm Security farm forestry and others. Farmers confused cach Law had its own adminis Trator and their separate age Nln into the counties to Deal w Ith tie Farmers. The Farmers Wei e confused by the number of different agencies. Some worked 1th the county agents and others dul not. And the state agricultural n Holch had been the go he tween on educational puzzled Over their place in the new picture. I n Washington the economics saw something else. The acreage quota each Farmer to keep a certain percentage of his acres out of Flo As a temporary emergency Meas ure. But in the Long run it freeze agriculture. A Lonb ume program they said. Should not prevent a shift in cot ton production for instance from the Georgia Piedmont to the Plains of Texas if such a shift would Hap pen under Normal conditions. This was a matter for local committees 1o work out with government As a stance. The mount weather agreement wa.3 the first answer to these difficulties. Meeting at mount weather in in 1938, representatives of the department of agriculture and representatives of the state agricultural colleges signed an agreement on who should do what in the farm Field. Colleges to the department was to hold full responsibility for the action pro Grams which paid out Money to the Farmers. The colleges were to take the Lead with department cooperation. In helping the Farmers develop their own programs for proper use of the to fit the varied Federal Laws into a pattern that met local needs. The Orono mists believe that the mount weather agreement pointed the Way to Sohing three prob lems it once 1. Dividing the work to be done Between Federal and state employees. 2. Fitting National programs to local needs. 3. Fitting the various National programs into a unified pattern. Out of it came the spark that started the Farmers committees working out their local plans for using the inn to Best advantage. A Kain Clim Salt Lake City feb. Mrs. A. 0. Sheldon of Salt i Ake City was elected president of the women s club of the Western re tall lumbermen s association at the group s annual convention today. Mrs. John c. So balls of Billings mont., was elected first Rice presi Dent. Church pensions Loul Stelle ky., feb. The presbyterian Church in the United states Southern announced completion of a fund to underwrite pensions for All of its ministers and missionaries. Section a Model Helena Home completely furnished 630 Monroe Avenue sunday-----10 a. M. To 6 p. M. Monday through saturday-----6 to 9 p. M. S. D. Crum or. General contractor and builder full furniture by the grand Street furniture store 109 grand Street none of the in mature in this Model Home was ordered specially. Every single piece waa taken Oil the floor from our regular Stock. Everyone in Helena whether he is a prospective Home builder or not should me this Ideal Model Home at 630 Monroe Avenue where Hauser Avenue in Home which is for Sale is of Swiss american architecture. It has five rooms and a full basement. The hot water heating system is fuelled by natural Gas. And bathroom accessories Fligelman s China glassware silverware and Art objects Curtin gift and China shop wiring and electro Lux refrigerator hot Point electric Range Allen electric lumber and Millwork Brown Bros. Lumber co. All hardware Helena hardware co. Kohler of Kohler plumbing fixtures and heating Plant by Kane plumbing newspaper
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