Grain and Farm Service Centers Volume 19
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907-07 edition. Excerpt: ...lo Ill cents per line each lneertlon. The Rate for Advertisements In abovo Departments la I5 cents per line each Insertion THE ELEPHANT BUG, which attacked the Kansas corn fields last summer is not to be found at the Chicago Corn Show, but many elephant ears of corn are exhibited. PENNSYLVANIA'S FEED LAW has been declared unconstitutional. 1Vhen the legislators next attempt a folly of this character they will consult members of the trade affected before putting their ideas into statutes. TENANTS find the temptation to sell grain which does not belong to them very great, and the higher the prices go the fewer will resist the temptation. Hence it behooves grain buyers to be more careful than usual. COUNTRY BUYERS who lost heavily by reason of non-delivery of oats sold to them by farmers will think twice before contracting new corn, and those who do contract for new corn will insist upon the contract being in writing. SI-IIPPERS over the A. T. 81 S. F. R. R. will be pleased to learn that the Union Grain & Storage Co. of Pueblo, Colo. was recently paid the advanced price of a car of corn shipped to it over the Santa Fe, but lost by the carrier. In fact, the car had been hauled thru New Mexico, Arizona and Texas over so many different branches that the grain was a total loss, and the Grain Co. had to pay an advanced price to replace the corn bot several months before, but never delivered. THE GREEN BUG is reported to be eating new wheat as fast at it comes up in Oklahoma. If the grain dealers and farmers could only induce President Roosevelt to take his blunderbuss and invade the wheat fields of the Southwest, the 1908 crop might still be saved. GRAIN DEALERS who refuse to join any association might be likened to the scoop...
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