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s, i,,  Mourr tasm ws. MOU.vr r U om TIMES-NEWS FARM PAGE DUCTIVITY OF IS THE BEST IS OF RENTALS of the land is one mrt important considera- n setting equiable rentals landlods and tenants, in Pinion of j. B. Cunningham, specialkst in farm man- at the University of I1- COllege of Agriculture. h~cst of growing and har- " crops, which is usually by the tenant, constitutes a percentage of the to- of the crop on low-pro- than on high-producing he said. For example, if the $1g'ing and harvesting a 0 an acre, this cost rep- OSe-half the value of a $20 and two thirds of a $15 crop. records indicate that low- land usually requires as or more labor and machin- an acre than high- land. This is because Porrueing land usually has more of the following oh- features: heavv in tex- tight and difficult to work Lug rains, slow to warm up spring, subject to By H. 'iV. Hannah I As.,clzte in Faxm Mzmaqg ement, College of Agriculture, University of Illinois. Member of Illinois Bar. Powers of Electors at Town I Meetings--The town (township) meeting formerly was an effective way of making local self-govern- ment a reality. During the past few decades, however there have been social, economic and politi- cal changes which have resulted in less interest in the town meeting as an organ of representative government. Nevertheless, there are still many functions or powers of an agricultural nature which electors can authorize and require the township to exercise, through action at a town meeting. Among these are the following: 1. Prevent t h e introduction, growing or dissemination of Can- axis thistles or noxious weeds, al- low rewards for their destruction and raise woney for these purpos- es. 2. Make rules and regulations i regarding the sufficiency of forte- drouth - - 5. Direct the raising of money iexperiments were based on the I by taxation for constructing orfact that farmers have a problem Law on the Farm irepainng road and mdg anti'of utilizing more roughage and ............... --_ ,for poor relief, to tho extent al- pasture as a result of increased emphasis on pasture and forage lowed by law. Annual town meetings, at which crops by the conservation pro- the electors of the township can grams. take action on the subjects listed Utilization of more roughage above, are by law required to be" has been considered both from the held on the first Tuesday of April, standpoint of fattening for vnarket at the place appointed for such and for maintenance, Snapp said meetings. Notice of the time and, A number of outstanding live- place of such etings must be stock specialists are being sched- posted by township officials in at uled to speak on the livestock out- least three of the most public look, the utilization of roughage.s places in the town. The postings in the livestock program and oth- must be made not less than 10 er timely topics, Snapp said. days pmor to the meeting. ALSO, : if a newspaper m published in the JUST A LITI'LE MORE THAN town, there must be at least one publication in it. Laws relative to town meetingS and the powers of town electorS are in the Illinois Revised stat- utes, chapter 139, sections 39 and 50-59. U. I. FEEDERS' DAY WILL FEATURE USE OF MORE ROUGHAGE I Large numbers of cattle on feed and the problem of utilizing in- 100 YEARS AGO IN AMERICA There was not a public library m the United States. Almost all furniture was im- ported from England- There was only one hat factory and it made cocked hats. Every gentleman wore a queue and powdered his hair. Crockery plates were objected to because they dulled knives. Virginia contained a fifth of the whole population of the U. 8. A man who jeered at a preacher or criticized a sermon was fined. icreasing acreage o f roughage 1 Two stagecoaches bore all the and hard on machi . les and determine what shall con- i rods are already boosting inter- i travel between New York and aP by m,1 u .... nery, anaistitute a lawful fence in the townc __ -,-ois cattle feederS t Boston. ... I " o ", oitcnes and I ,.. rwme rowded by Iest among 1,,,,, I field areas - ....... , ..... t as othe P !and fara-n -- -+ * e University were still used in Boston and New , tnese aaa r.oi,  ) ors in the spring cattle t The whipping post and pulory) chant s share of the cost of t'3. "Restrain. regulate or prohib- feeders' meeting , h crops l e of livestock of Illinois College of Agriculture, york. it the running at larg , . l=t Snapp, Buttons were arce and expen: the only exnens + I ..... . ....  is 1Aoril 25, according to R h ,,"_ ..  .... except to the exten: tnu ...... o ...... beef cattle, sive, and trousers were fastened - tnat xs lower on i ..... - -- -- law ] proe- -- _ -- o,,rtun-, ' or la. in t . ...... I prwueu , uy - ...... :*ors will lve an ',- wffh peg . ? ,,an mgn-procuc- [ a IV.stablish a n d mmntam v,, ..... vn exper nvental Beef, pork, salt fish and hominy sin.,," the cost of harvesting ' __.'.-'- ..... a^ *^ the election or ity to oserve 7.=---:^ - e been  were the staple diet all the year c,- "er crop. The landlord on ptut, l,o,_: "-'f..--,oters and 'lots of beef cattle w[, .... ":,rnt "-er hand .,... . ' appmntment o irou---- . ._ w. .arvimv amounts oz - ..... 'roun ....... ,oues ess on authorize the distraining and lug-,.=- - -- SEED TESTED FREE BY STATE OF ILLINOIS More Illinois farmers than ever before are sending saxaples of seeds this spring to the Division of Plant Industry, Springfield, i for testing. Any resident of the [state may have five purity test [ of seeds and five gemination teta [free. A small charge is made for i tests exceeding that. Red clover and soybean sample are meet common among the fortyfour dif- ferent kinds of seeds tcted. TRUCK-TESTING DURING APRIL Illinois truck operators are re- minded by the Department of Pub- 'lic W'orks and Buildings that the first semi-annual truckteeting per- led opening April 1 and will clo April 30. All truck operators al required to have their trucks test- [ ed so as to get certificate of safe- ty good for the following six t months. More than six hundred statif-ns throughout Illinois are prepared to mtke the required in- spection of trucks. "$1.00 to $3.00 PAID FOR DEAD HORSES & CATTLE" (exact price depending on size and condition) We Also Pay for Dead Hoqs Rendering & Fertilizer Company Lincoln, Illinois Phone: IJncoln S$6 and says that adjust- in the  division of crops be made on the basis of of the tenant and ! to the total cost of uCiag the crops. In the low- 0Xeaa of Illinois, the us- tviSions are either two-thirds tenant and one-third to the or hree-fifths to the ten- two-fifths to the landlord largely upon the pro- of the land. However, in gh'Producing areas of the the most common division is If to the tenant and one- the landlord, with minor in teh division of the grain crops, depending up- rose furnishes the seed and Pays for the combining. since there are wide vari- m the productivity of f community, rentals obvi- shOUld be adjusted on the of the individual frf rth- on the basis of what is in the community, Cun- aid. pProv"e rs_ find that pure seed of , varieties reduce most  Otc fields of cotton. We Are A 'rJducing land because of his InveaLnaent. pounding of livestock running at roughage combinations the past !winter, snapp said. Most of the large. Walpeen Store qalt Us When in Lincoln FEOERBAOHER'S tce  Pulaski St. A.F. LIPP 00SURANC[ IT ISN'T TOO EARLY TO PLACE YOUR OROER To be sure you will have your outfit when you need it. OF ALL KINDS BROOKEII FARM SALES N. W. COR. SQUARE 21 _scribner's Commentator Mag- lve Charge. azine. ..... GOFF FUNERAL HOME J "TO SERVE HUMANITY BETTER" I PHONE LINCOLN 1234 PHONE LINCOLN 1234 !i MASTER'S SALE Of the Late Mary and John W. Keys Farm and Residenc Consisting of 79.3 acr First Grade Logan County Land  And sld Modern Residence in Sec- e2 flon 34, Oran Township, im- mediately adiolnlnq Beaso. - R To be sold at PUBLIC AUCTION in 2 tracts, as the farmland, the residence tract and then as a whole, SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 1941 2 O'CLOCK P. M. AT WEST DOOR OF COURT HOUSE LINCOLN, ILLINOIS This is rne of the bet land in Logan County, amply im- proved and In high state of fertility. TEPMS: 20% on day of sale, balance upon approval by Court. To be sold free from all encumbrances including taxes for year 1940, payable in 1941 and farm land subject to lease expiring March 1, 1942. Purchaser will be entitled to all rent for current year. WIIIAM S. EI, Master in Chancery L,eland P. Miller, Attorney. C.W. Wolpert. Auctioneer.