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Indianapolis Indiana Bulletin (Newspaper) - May 3, 1918, Indianapolis, Indiana Nothing bigger can come to a human being than to love a. Great cause More than life itself and to Hare the privilege throughout life of Ivo King for that cause. A Anna Boivard bulletin 9ubllrkej Sver Fric a by the Indiana state Council of defense volume i Indianapolis ind., May 3, 1918 number 38silo Campaign off with leaders and agricultural agents hear inspiring messages from leaders. If Tho shown at a Rio mooting of Indiana s ninety two county silo Campa Fin loaders and Over sixty county agents at Indianapolis api in 25 is Felt in the state Hoosier s will experience Little difficulty in going Over Tho top with the to silos contemplated for Indiana farms this year. The Campaign was Given a Solo Miil Start and from All appearance the state is going to set another Mark in the food production fight under the auspices of the state food committee. The Campaign will be carried on by the Indiana committee on food production and conservation co operating with the state and county councils of defense Purdue uni Vei sity United states department of agriculture county agents emergency demonstration agents county fool committees county better farming associations Fai mers clubs Famois institutes and Able local leaders. Governor James p. Coo i Ich who spoke at the luncheon at the Claypool hotel said Quot we can t add Many More acres to production but we can increase the yield from this acreage. If Allou livestock could be fed on silage Indiana Farmers would save 0,000,000 to $ ,000,000 each year. This Campaign must succeed this year and it must to continued after the War until All sheep growers dairymen and cattlemen in the state have the governor paid a tribute to state food i i i Rector c. I. Christie and Federal food administrator h. E. Hai Nard when he said it was these men who inspired Indiana s Success in the food campaigns last year. I ire toi Christie who is serving As assistant to the l United states Sci rotary of agriculture a the meeting with an inspiring address on j the farm labor problem and the value of the silo in feeding operations. J Quot this calling on the Farmer to feed the world is nothing new. He has been called on again and again to do it and never once has he failed. The country is calling on the farm a for finances and the third Liberty loan Lias demonstrated what he has done in support of this. The first six counties to report As having obtained their quota in Indiana were strictly agricultural counties. Quot the world is looking to Indiana to the Cen 1 trial West this Rich Mississippi Valley the Section of the country which produces a surplus of food Stull a to Supply the food for those hungry l eople in France Quot said prof. Christie. Quot with our boys being taken from the farms to the army or off to the factories by higher wages the Faim it is Are going to face a serious labor problem. They Are going to be Shoi t of men to carry on their work in the Field do the i feeding and a other work about the farm. Quot the silo is going to to a highly important Factor because it will reduce Tho Cost and labor of feeding livestock and it already has taken its i face As a wartime Michael k. Foley chairman of thu state coun-1 cil of defense pointed to Tho splendid record i Indiana has made in the civil and Spanish Amer ican wars and How Tho state Hall forged to thu front in Tho present great struggle. Quot it is no hour for fault finding no hour for criticisms. It is a time for solid support of president Wilson and governor Goodrich in All of the War program. It is no time to write party platforms. It is not Matei Ial which party is in Powei but the War work has got to be done because the Honor of Indiana is at Dean j. H. Skinner of the Purdue College of agriculture spoke at the morning session pointing out the great economic value of the silo. Quot Purdue in Ali Zed the Coin crop was too valuable to let of to 40 per cent go to waste and she decided on the building of silos some years ago. To can convince any Farmer that he cannot afford to keep livestock without a silo. Quot America has got to feed the world. If the would is to have food to have meat we must produce it As we have never done before. The silo turns the Green feeds into meat for human consumption and thus the silo really is a human institution. Quot farms having livestock Ai the most profitable and Aid the most in building up Fertility of the soil. If Germany had the wastage of the Middle West today she could stay in this War indefinitely. The silo is a Means of eliminating waste. And then the silo is a Good investment. Next to Liberty Bonds it is the Dean Skinner summed up his Points As follows Quot the silo increases daily gains on Stock to which the silage is fed it profit it aids in finishing cattle for the Market and they bring 10 to 25 cents higher on the Hundred and it reduces the Cost of Maurice Douglas state Leader in the Campaign spoke of the great drive in Indiana and outlined the plans for each Safe Council of defense a ifs if do can t put a gun on your shoulder boys Are released for work on farm standing in classroom the basis upon which Many have been permitted to do other tasks. The silo is now recognized As a wartime j. 1. Christie. Warren t. Mccray a kiember of the food production and conservation committee presided ii the place of Ralph w. Moss who has resigned. Or. Mccray endorsed the silo in a wholehearted Way and the number he has on his farms gives further proof of his Faith in the silo. The following Resolution was adopted unanimously As expressing Tho sense of Tho conf i ence whereas we the Indiana county agricultural agents and county silo leaders assembled in India Zapolis on this the 2r the Day of april continued on Page 7. Young men who have joined the United states boys working Rosove Ai o being supplied As rapidly As applications from Farmers Are voc ived by this department of the Indiana state Council of defense. Many High schools throughout the state i port that students who have Good class room records Are being released from school with i full credits to satisfy local demands for farm labor. This plan is endorsed generally by Tho educational Section and director s of the Reserve. More than one Hundred High school students in in Lianopolis who have taken a special course in a Ugi culture under a. C. Hoffman vocational agricultural teacher at technical High school Are i now ready for farm work and will to released from school As Oon As they Sochi e employment. I 1 Hose i oys air willing to go to any part of the state. C. V. Peterson of Lafayette reports that h it has a class of fifty High school boys who have completed a for months Coli so in the rudiments of Agri cultus e. These boys have been fortunate in Tho practice instruction they have received Thi Ough the co operation of Purdue l University fax Primont station. Lafayette boys will All he needed on Tippecanoe county farms. Farmer boys can help Tho City boy going to work Oit a Faim for the first time will appear Rashoi awkward at the Start but with a Little patient instruction from Tho Farmer and with the co operation of the farm of s son he will learn rapidly. Dean Davenport of the l University of Illinois Points out that herein lies a splendid Opportunity for service for the Farmer s son. Quot nobody but the Soldier and the experienced Man of affairs can help More than can the boy on the farm providing he stays with the land and works Asho never worked before. Quot the government realizing the labor difficulty has called upon the City High school boy for help and has organized the United states boys working Reserve. Some of these City boys will come to your neighbourhood perhaps to your own Fai m. They could All Eai n More Money in the shops but they have come at the Call of their country to help raise food. They know Little about farming and you the boy with farm experience can help them in every Way better than can anybody else. Now is you Chance to do your bit. Quot of course Tho farm Hoy could probably make More Money by going into a munition Plant or in some other factory which offers exceedingly High wages. So could Tho soldiers. But when our country is fighting for its life it is not a question of nuking Money but of defeating the of the Kaiser s Tower. Quot the Lorman i a slave i plod by his Nyistor by More word of look without resort to whip or Fetters. His servitude is in himself in his soul. Woi so than bodily slavery is spiritual. The a Orquin must to freed from within outward Elvorth is of this is not a Lecont thought of i resident Wilson s. It was penned by Heidi Rich Heine Dur in the first half of the nineteenth Philadelphia

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