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TIME00-NEWS FARM PAGE rd Leonard New State Director Leonard of Eureka, scheduled to become Gover- Green's director of the Illinois of agriculture, has known at Eureka for years a progressive man, operating acres two miles east of Eure- long active as a farm bureau ler. check at the %Voodford court- Farm Bureau office Tuesday that Mr. Leonard was of the first farraers in the dis- to use the Illinois system-of fertility, strongly ad- by the state college of was the first president of county farm bureau, was first of the Illinois Agricul- association back in 1917 the state farm bureau move- decided to become well financed to support a full staff to improve the farmer's Electrified Farm Then Leonard became president of the I. A. A., a director of the American Farm Bureau federa- tion, active in co-operative mar- keting studies, first chairman of the National Livestock and Meat board. )K In these days of rural electrifi- nj i cation,a it is recalled that Mr. and |]rs. Howard Leonard had their Jafarm hofne electrified back in --L: c 1915" A Pantagraph story of that 3event reveals only nine farm ceTLones industry, to achieve recognition at state and national cotmcfls. 126,000 TENA.N'TS ON ILLINOIS F.LRMS Sixty percent of the farm opera- tors in Illinois do not own their land, the government's 140 census disclosed Tuesday. A survey of agriculture in the state showed 126,000 farms oper- ated by tenants, manager and part: owners, while 87,000 were opera- ted by owners. The total of 213,439 farms rep- resented a decrease of per cent from the 1930 total of 214,497, de- partment of commerce officials{ said. Farm valuation dropped sharp- ly, however, and Le aggregate wealth was placed at two and a half billion dollars in 1940, or 800 million dollars less than 10 years before. The average farm was valued at $81.76 per acre as compared with the 1930 figure o $108.68 per acre. The census showed 31 million acres of Illinois farms. 1 WILL YOU $1014 ? ___] @ backing in proper astronomical [Town" he performs the marriage ATTENDED FARM AND ,patterns. William Holden and ceremony uniting William Holden HOME WEEK PROGRAMS and Martha Scott. Before the t Martha Scott, two of the stars, andPaUlwilliamWeSsbecher'Thompson,JameSlivingCWaneast | consumed thirty-two strawberry scene was finished he read the Presbyterian marriage service 19 of city, were in Champaign-Ur-[ ice cream sodas during the ratk- times. bana Wednesday of last week and ]ing of the love sceneS It took ten attended the Farm and Home| " _ car of tobacco for Frank Craven Week programs at the University RESTORING MILL AND of Illinois. Mr. Wessbecher exhb-ito play his part in the production. DAM AT blEW SALEM Beginning next June, visitors at New Salem State Park, twenty miles northwest of Springfield, can see in actual operation the re- stored saw and grist mill which faithfully reproduces the original[ mill that Abraham Lincoln opera- |ted grain at the show, winning first prize on open peck seed corn, and second prize on hard winter wheat. ODD ITEMS ABOUT "OUR TOWN" For one setting for Sol Lesser's 'Rr Town," one of 1940's Ten Throughout the picture, Craven smokes a pipe. Charles Trowbridge, veteran screen and stage actor, played his 30th minister in "Our Town." Trowbridge has been a minister 21 times in pictures and nine times on the stage. In "Our in the Eureka district then Best Pictures, coming to the recexving electric current. Leon- t s'en o xe otmt k,  c- ards had their o little electric atre Sunday and Monday, Janu- plant at that time, a washing ma- | ary 19 and 20, 9100 artificial stars chine, electric sweeper and iron- were used. The stars, of zinc and er, pump, and even a motor on the | silver, were pinned to a huge corn dump in the crib ard has been active in home bu- HAVE YOUR ted for eight montls in 1831-324k The restored mill and dam, more than three-fourths complet ed, stand on the original site, a! though the Sangamon river changed its course at this poi R during the century that has pat-'" ed. The mill will run with w$ from a specially-contructedFll i pond. A miller, wearing theJ| |/ :i jeans and cambric shirt com 4 in an earlier day will grind co , meal and sell it in little sa ii: stamped with a likeness of yot :: Lincoln. Also, at intervals, h /, ber will be sawn with ,the m vertical saw. All this will ad ,New Salem's deserved reputa as the most impressive of coin Memorials. The girls are trying to culti beautiful hair. It won't make it any more beautiful to r it on the boy friend's shoulder.mile  " 3UTI- Epidemic of ays. Cold Symptod 666 Liquid or 666 Tablets with #t. 5 Salve or 666 Nose Drops gener H relieves cold symptoms the !n h ,day',,  Sw; ;Un "$1.00 0 $3.00 PAID he ea2 DEAD HORSES & CATT d v (exact price dependin!Y Care size and condtttonh in 1921 We Also Pay for D "" CrnlandL e time among :quaintance in Renderln Fork, corn' Fertilizer Co, icinities, was Lincoln, Illi many good by the fo00- crer: Harry ] , George Pet- , Mrs. Welby i >ulaski; Mrs. ivernon ; also in Sweden. i .; ere held at 2 the Cornland inducted by e, pastor of huTch, Lin- reau affairs and community groups, as progressive as her hus- an&  Has Farm Polly Mr. Leonard had his eyes open- ed to a rather unusual farm prob- lem back in 1920, according to an- other report. He had just been elected president of the I. A. A. after serving four years as treas- urer. "I never knew until I was elect- ed president of the I. A. A. how State of Illinois, County of gall, SS. In the County Court of said County: In Probate. In RE: Estate of My O'Connor, The undersigned of the Estate of May deceased, having been as such by the County Logan County, Illinois, duly qualified, hereby notice that the first February A. D. 1941, the xae ing the 3rd day of said month, is the claim date in the estate of willing people outsie -" said deceased and that clalm may m " u cne move-, be filed against said estate on or ent were in telling what the or- l before said date without issuance ganized farmer should do, nor had |[f summons. - IN I ever heard of such divergent LOIS opinions," he said.  Adainistratrix This became the subject f his I .70GO6lelfeve "l -- development from within the farm ranks, let farmers decide for them- selves the solution of their prob- after full study. Let farm- preserve their identity as a as important as labor or  tgTtTS.$V.UO BETTER BUY BONDED NONE BETTER  MANY NOT AS C-)OD LL __leap In Je- ALE BI the Val- is Irene de Alex- rgan ac- .ttie Cri- ,; vle cem- ' Mount n d  were a swen- rsol, q riland. re El- ADVERTISING Printed By The 6-gal. BONDETETH00Y00 6A$ $1.05 TIM WHITE __ REGULAR All hrpose KROS;'N;" A TRIAL WILL CONVINCE YOU THE "BEST BUY IS BONDED" AT MOUNT PULASKI -NEWS a and Owen Go- 1Oc B, ROWN'S les, ac- by ela- :f ). B } ,. , I Crn z" in 1938 "It Reaches the " 'AglLert Sheets and Ynesney, of Lin- rma Stout, of laskL Mox_/ afterneo,l ,Mxs. Sheets departed front of the Schahl funeral i co u Tuesday for Lo Ange1 t ....  I a ,.rid t3'm @4 e is survived thers and sis- of Mount Pu-