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GOUVERNEUR FREE PRESS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22. 1927. FARM AND DAIRY NEWS A DEPARTMENT FOR THE FARMERS OF ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY 158 CHEESE OFFERED ON LOCALBOARD i* Total Number Purchased at ; N j Auction by P. A. Graves Strife Continue* and Shows No Abate- ment—W. J. Peach Threaten* to Quit Board—Othe r Cheese Reported Sold to Buyer*. Strife n.-ar;> disrupted the reg- ular meeting of the (louverneiir Dairy board h-ld at the St. I, lun in this villas'- 01 ninK and a t one point <wheu cnarge s ami LOCAL RETAIL MARKET REPORT Tl'KSIMV, Jl \h 21, lt»27 Butuf, Chcx-we and Kg£«. ( \>rr«*ct«\<l Weekly. esh Creamery , print •w (\h^'sti poun d d Cheese, pound Old Liutburner Cheese, lb. Swiss (\h--ese poun d Cottage Cheese, pound \. Y. State Fres h Eggs Feed. Corn M>-al Cracked Corn Corn and Oats Middl-ups. sucked Bran OH Meal _ ) 2.40 2.40 2.40 2.30 2.30 3.00 BUTTER MARKET REMAINS FIRM, : PRICES LOWER Dealers Holding Off in Purchases of Storage Stock Refusing to Buy at Present Prices for Storage Purposes. New York, June 21. The but'e r marke t still hold s at a highe r level than one year a,K<> Prices, however, have declined durin g the week as re- ceipts the past few days have b^n exceedingly heavv. Dealers ai-o ar e e Haled Hay _.1.0001.20 Saturda y t-ve- ln the meetin g counter charge s •Were being hurled back among members on the floor u com- plete upheavel appear.-d inevitable. Thi s was avoided, however, but the feeling between new members, re- cently take n into the organization . an d some of the older ones, includ- ing several of the cheese buyers , wax- ed warm and\ the outcom e of the Jangle which developed a week be- fore still remains a problem. At th e Saturday meeting, the new- call board, or auction, system of handling was instituted, but only one factory, Old De Kalb , represente d at Red Dof, sacked Baled Straw Oats', bush-l nd forth Spring Bran, sacked • r a com - Cluten _ _. Cotton Seed Ground Oats Mixed Grain Fancy Ratio n 2.40 Flour Barre l >4 Barre l H Barrel Graarf Seeds . Timothy , bushel 4.50 Domestic Medium Clover, bu.__30.0 0 Domestic Mammoth Cloyer, bu. 31.00 Alsyke, bushel 24.00 2.70 .95 .SO 2.30 2.75 2.75 2.40 2.40 9.20 2.30 1.20 SU^^MtV\^:'^ • \•'\»•,» Franc\.- ^^^\t^O Grim m Certified Alfalfa, bu. __26.00 FARMERS' PRICES TO DEAXJERS U l j Correcte d Weekly . ° r ! Butter and Eggs . tered 15S boxes and this cheese was bid in by Pear l A. Graves, a member of th e firm of Seake r and Grave s of this village. Th e price offered It wa s 22 4 cents per pound. It was x . t . . _ „„ th e first and only bid mad e for th e New Laid Lggs .23 chees e registered. J Butte r .48 The meetin g was Iargelv attended , i Poultry. The lobby of the St. Lawrence Inn, Chickens, live .25 •where the meeting s have been held Chickens, dressed ,30 fo r a number of vears past, was tax- j Fowls, live .26 ed to capacity an d before th e meet-[Fowls, dressed .30 Ing was over a motion was presente d ; Veals, live weight .10 and adopte d that the next meeting l — be held at th e Municipal building where a greater space is available. Nearl y inn persons were present , in- cluding nearly the entire new mem-i pership, which was augmented at the Baturda y session by th e admittan of 15 new members, making a new- membership of 43 and a total mem - bershi p of mor e than >o. Th e outstandin g feature of the ses- sion of Saturday occurr- d when AV. J . Peac h of the firm of \V. J. Peac h & Son of Pulaski , announce d to the assemblage , during a discussion of the efforts to establish th e auctio n plan on the board, tha t he felt '\it woul d be a good thing\ for th e board to move to Canto n and join with th e Canto n organizatio n and \possibly establish a stor e in Gouverneur wher e th e cheese migh t be traded.\ At another point when the matter of the enforcemen t of the quarter pound weigh t law was being discus- Bed, he declared tha t he will not buy chees e weighed on the quarter pound , but \woul d withdraw from the Gouv- erneur board an d quit business first.\ Thi s statement culminate d a verbal (tilt between Mr. Peach and Elmer Jenkins, St. Lawrence county scale r SHILLIDAY NOT TO TAKE POST IN FARM BUREAU holding off in purchase s of storage; stock refusing to buy at present ! prices for storag e purposes. Stocks are. therefore , accumulating, arid lower prices ma y be expected as a : result Creamer y salted highe r score is selling at 4 2 1 2 to 4 3 cents and it- score at 4 2 cents. Th e cheese market shows steady improvemen t in prices for full grass N'ew York flats are wanted . . The, New York Produc e Review of June: 15th says, \Fresh Stat e flats, full! gras s an d showin g fancy to extra j fancy quality have arrived very spar- ingly. Ther e hav e been a few' small lot sales at 24 >; to 24 4 cents and! for certain makes as high as 251 cents. \ Today' s N'ew York quota- tions: New York flats, special fancy 24S to 25 cents, fresh fancy 24 to ; 24 i ; cents, average ru n 23 Vi cents ; ^Boston Market twins 23 to 24 cents; i'Cuba, N'ew York, sales on June 16th ; 2 3 cents. Live poultr y receipts continu e ab- normall y heavy. From June 1st to dat e 5 90 carload s hav e been received on the N'ew York market, which is | a n excess of approximatel y 100 car- : loads over the same period last year. Prices have declined from 15 to 18 , cents per pound since one year ago j sam e date. Lates t prices\: fowls, leghorn 15 to IS cents, colored 23 cents ; broilers, leghor n IS to 28 cents, reds 32 to 35 cents, rocks 35. to 3S cents. j Th e egg market ha s also suffered; from an oversupply. From January 1st to date, New York has received 14.343.64o dozen more eggs tha n : last year sam e period. The market H. N. Bowen Will Take Over Post today shows an increase of one cent per dozen but is still eight cents per dozen lower than one year ago. Near- by hennery whites , closely selected -xtras are selling at 30 to'32 cents ; : nearb y gathere d whites, firsts to ex- tra firsts 26 to 2S cents, seconds and lower grade s 25 to 25 l 2 cents. Th e live stock market is steady on. T i IT ^i w A » r \ al1 t' 1333 ^ wil h prices favorably com-! Temporarily Unbl New Agent Can parable with those of last vear on all Be Secured. j except hogs. Bulls, heavy, sell at ; j 7 to 7 i-a cents ; cows, fat at 6 4 ; cents, reactor s 3 \ to 6 cents : calves,! choice 14 to 14 l 2 cents, fair to good | I 12 to 13 J 2 cents, common 9 to 10 icents; hogs iiud to 15o pounds ) at I l\ 1 * to lo\ cents, roughs 7 to 7 J 4 ' I cents. | | N. H. Shilhda y who m the directors hired as count y farm burea u agen t in St. Lawrenc e county, advises tha t it is impossible for him to accept th e position. Du e to the necessity of Mr. Farley' s leaving the count y on June 2\th and the inability of the direc- tors and the Extensio n Office at Cor- nell to secure any othe r man at tha t time it ha s been deeme d advisable to send to this county , H, N. Bowen. a forme r county agent , in the stat e of New York. Mr. Bowen will only be In this CHEESE INDUSTRY SETS PRICE OF SWISS MILK The number of milch cows in county temporaril y in orde r to take \ Switzerland increased 11 per cent in care of any correspondenc e or othe r the last five years, but th e increase in ow^. kelp which ou r farmer s desire. He milk production during tha t period is r.f -a-Pirht* and measures Mr Peac h ' is a man with a & reat deal of expert-; estimate d as being 15 per cent due to SL^ned that the^enforcemen t of ' ence and fuI1 >' capabl e to handle mat- 1 previous good prices obtaine d an d S5 B p l r a ^oi h o a f t^sfa^Iaw 111 :-^ £ £r. ^ jporanij A new ag* wili ; ^vy^mports of concentrate d for- unreasonable one and nearly impos- ,r)e secured as soon as possible sible to live up to owing to the in-j convenienc e of weighin g at the poin of delivery, as the law stipulate s Pear l A. Grave s represente d th new elemen t which has recentl y been admitted into the board and acted as spokesman for th e entir e delegation, who were ther e in force. The minutes of the last meetin g were read by th e secretar y afte r which a motion was mad e and adop - ted to hav e the secretar y read the'Coulter, Streeter, Farley and Giffin list of th e factories listed and writ e ' \CO-OP\ HOLDS ANNUAL PICNIC, MANY ATTEND th e number of cheese offered by each after the factoy name This was done an d only 1 .* » boxes wer e reg- istered. Several of the factories re- ported their cheese alread y sold. Followin g th e auctioning off of th e 15S cheese registered by the . Old De Kalb\ factory by Donald Ritchie, owner of th e factory, to Mr. Graves, Mr. Peach launched :nto his addres s relativ e to th e new »r.uation which has enlivened the sessions for the past two weeks. Mr. William Freeman, president of the board, presided. Mr Peach discussed at lengt h th e effect of th e auctionin g plan and pointed out wh<-r* the same plan was undertaken by the Watertown board a number of years ape withou t suc- cess. H*- recorr. mended tha t the boar d returc to its oid metho d of handling the sa> of the ch-^s e to the buyers and incidentally brough t up the quarter pnut.d w>:eht matter . He was chai>ns:ed on this point by Mr Grave? who -hen explained his motive* and the motives of his fol- lower* \Everyon e is making money out of milk tut the farmer.\ Mr. Grares •declared. \I t i« high tim e tha t som e pla n be evolved tha t will ne t the <che*-?e producer s an d farmers a jgreater profit Ther e is no reaso n why the auction plan <annot be worked out '.- the advantage of th e farmer Mr Grav*-#*v;d in reply to the Suggestion of V: Peach tha t th e trad;:;* be d'-se over th board , tha t there- would be' ixation of rh*\*- producer* in GXU.T- erneor ree&rdie»« .-f the o-tcotrfe. i>t th * present str.f* an i that, in his be'.*>f \hf-re would b* tuyer? ap'.-nty read y *c lak * the -h*-es* He expre*s«-d a *-;!!:asrr.'rs.e *o pur- chase ih*- c.;-r.sjt« of -,:h-r ?a-t'>r:*-s. but non*- »•«« forti.-f-.ming It *a? r-por*ed aft^r the ~e*-*.r,r tha t th e r*n- iin.ur :Lee«e «--i - h a: th U UEe of thf ys-ar runs m:r- thar. 1,000 box** per week was ;-jr.: sasexi by the buyer? before the rr.«•::::r. and throughout th- w=-ek The ;r.>» paid vti naid \r fcaT* ra^e'^ from 22 cent* tc 22\ c*c*# per p-oand No pri« TU Sxed at th e previous week' s •leetirr Beyer * pre**ct at Satird&y'f ~ee^- tn* were Harve y FiT.rr.oa Ray- »ond Richardson . Wiiuu Dorr-oJly su»d G*raid Alien. Lc*~r\.lie w j Peach 4 Son. Pviaeci: H Q Cfcas4- Var Ralp h Chandie r urdensb.rg Worri * MC\adAm. Rezr^iot. Wi:- ttajo Beeiamla. Potaaam: Leslie TlrkJer. Cartfcsvrt aad Floy * Tesaer. tTtica Speak — League Makes Ofer to Sign Contracts to Pay Class One Price at Zone Rates. More than I 1 ' \ farmers , eh-es e produ-ers and cheese buyers were in attendanc e Saturday afternoon at the annua l picnic held by the St. Law- rence Count y Cheese Producer s Co- operative Association at which S. H. Farle y of Can'on. retir,n g county farm burea u agent, was the guest of honor. Th^ picnic was held at Pleas- ant Lak e Th e picnic resolved itself into a real cheese an d milk political meet- ine and views wer e aired by speaker s on almost every subject affecting the farmer. J. A Coulter, secretar y an d a member of the i-iKi/iv- committe e of the Dairymen' s Leaeu e Co-Opera- tive association, F. A. Birdsali of 'he State Department of Farms and Mar- ke's. Clinton E OitTiri of Depeyst^r, salesma n for the St. Lawrence Coun- ty Co-Operative Association, and M H Ptre*T»r prominen t North Gouv- eign stock feed, states America n Consul Donald R. Heath in a repor t mad e public by the Department of Commerce . As a result of the in- crease in milk outpu t an d as a result of over-productio n of cheese, the price of milk to the farmer was re- duced. Th e cheese industry , which is the most important of the so-called \mil k industries,\ utilizes abou t one- seventh of the annual productio n of milk and fixes the price of milk to th e farmers . Thi s is essentially a n export industry, as two-third s of the output is sold abroad . At th e begin- ning of 1926 th e exporter s found themselves with large stocks of cheese on their hands . This situation was aggravate d by th e British coal strike and by conditions affecting deman d in othe r markets. The latter part of th e year, however, brough t much better conditions, due to low- ered prices for milk and for cheese and exports for the entir e yea r showed a substantia l gain over 1925. althoug h ther e was no increase in value. The outlook for 1927 is fav- orabl e to furthe r increases, but pre- war expert level? are not expected to be approache d durin g this period. The following figures sho w the ex- ports for 1913. 1925. an d 1926. Kxport* of ('he**** from Switzerland . Pounds 1513 790.495.52 5 1&25 517,265.300 1926 619.715.26 5 High in artistic quality — low in price/ A roof that's strikingly beautiful I That adds life and color to a house I Neighbor* will stop to admire—if you put on Barrett Asphalt Shingles. Yet they're not expensive—and they're •quick and easy to lay. Proof against rot or rust—colorful, rugged and fire-safe. What- ever the architecture of your house may be, we have Barrett Shingles that will be ap- propriate. Come in. Our prices will please you. And we believe our experience will ba valuable to you. ^&*^JLOO ROOFINGS jag—pan toast to pay for that f©of? T \\ woeri \Not • bit of it 1 You' d be so* pdetdbxmttafcthnetehfngW'co^me?* Yoe out «uflr aftWd a Bonvtt Reef Operativ e C a n t o n__ xjiafi JMI <• n orran- • ra* c >?- 1r. e *.e N - r • 1 Th.? of he made r^a:ed n others .n WISCONSIN CHEESE EXCHANGE Plymouth . Wis., June 21 —On the Wisconsin Cheese Exchange Satur - day 5. f »*0 boxes of Twins were of- erneu r Dairyma n and member of th e f fer ed for sale an d all sold as follows' board of dir^tors of the Dairymen' s 4000 a t 21c. 90 at 21 He and 90 at Leagu e Co-Operative Association. . 2 1 14 e were present All made addresse e i Th e sale? a yea r ag o wer e 500 During Mr Streeter' s address, he Twins at l*c announce d an oJfer to those present, , —•—-— * in behalf of the Dairyme n e League.' FARMERS' CA_LL BOARD to eign contract s for th e months of Plymout h Wis.. June 21 On th e October Novembe r December and • Farmers' Call Boar d Saturday 1025 January with -he salesmen f->r the ! box** of cheese were off*re : St Lavrr^-o rheese Producer s Co- a nd ail sold as folic Association Inc . to pay pric* for milk at their rone \c\e pooling '•xpens*- or giv* •>pt:or. of s.x month ? aiiow- net pool pri:e . beginning Longhorn ? Americas a Print s at . and 10 T* as at 21 4 ( t 21 Sc. >.2r 4-,,. in? at 21 'or sale 405 cases . 60 cases Young 100 boxes Squar e Dais.e? a: 214c of Mr behai > or '. :endan- - of •e^r' s wbich the League . :«ru*«ion bv The salej a year ago were S35 LoEghorn? at 19c 2 0 Young Ameri- ;a? at 19c. 150 Square Print * at 19 \»c. 75 Daisies at 19 4c, and 50 Da;-ie« a: 1 9 V» ' HARVEST WEATHER FORECAST PLANNED WISdONsrs DAIRY _ BnX TVRNED DOWN The Wisconsin Assembly iasi w»«k refund to allow a thir d readin g for -he Boidt dairy tax bill This bill. pp'-.r.sored by Senato r H E Boldt ef Sheboyga n Falls, would exemp t nom- ercu s farm and dairy products , ia- rludin g cheeee, mUk and butter , from CARL ZAHYS FAMOUS HARMONISTS ORCHESTRA OF SYRACUSE WHICH WILL FURNISH MUSIC AT THE SYLVIA LAKE DANCE PAVILION ON MONDAY EVENING. JULY 4. NEW FOREST ~~\ SYSTEM FOR ESSEX COUNTY Pablk Forests to Be Planted to Re - claim Waste Land — Supervisors Unanimously Adopt Program . Albany. June 21.—The board of supervisor s of Essex county by unani - mous vote has decided to spend $5.- 000 a year for ten years to establish a comprehensive, system of forestry in the county. The board spent more tha n six months studyin g the subject of reforestation with a view to mak- ing profitable use of large areas of idle, non-agricultura l land in the county. There are about 20U.00G acres of such land in th e county. Last yea r the boar d appointe d a forestry committee , consisting of Chairman Wait e of Crown Point and Messrs. Sullivan and Call. Th e com- mittre , after several months spen t in examinatio n of forest plantation s and consultatio n with the conservatio n department, at a special meetin g of the boar d held on June 10. reporte d that it was greatly in the interest s of the county to establish communal forests and to acquir e an d develop such lands; that the principal object to be conserved in the maintenance of these land s should be the sale of forest product s in aid of the public- revenu e an d the protection of the wate r supplies of th e people of th e county. It would also preven t dam - age to land s an d propert y from streams , floods an d erosion, and as - sist in re-establishing fertility of the soil an d provide home s for game an d fish. Th e committee also reporte d tha t ther e were many thousands of acres of land in Essex county partic - ularly adopte d to forestry that ar e now idle an d a loss to the whole community; tha t th e supply of wood an d timbe r will soon be exhauste d and tha t such wood and timbe r ar e of vital necessity to the people of the county and to their prosperit y in the near and distant future. Unde r the resolutio n adopte d by the board, the lands and forests to be acquired will be maintained, managed an d operate d for the benefit of the people of the county an d the net income paid into the genera l fund of the count y an d used only upo n order s from the board of supervisors . The land s and forests will be culti- vated in accordanc e with th e best principles of scientific forestry. Th e direct supervision of the coun- ty forest will be in th e hand s of the forestry committe e w-hich will in- vestigate all matters in connection with the acquisition of land an d at- tend to the developmen t of such lands by planting , cultivatin g and properl y caring for them . The resolution appropriated $50.- 000—$5.\v' 0 to be raise d this yea r and $5.\0 0 in each succeeding year up to and includin g 1936. Th e action of the boar d was taken under author- ity conferred by Section SO of the conservation law and section T2A of the General Municipal law, which provide tha t a county may acquir e by purchas e or gift, or take over land in its possession an d use th e sam e for forestry purposes . It ma y appro - priate mone y or issue bonds for the purchas e of \such lands for said pur- poses, to establish forest plantation s or for the care and management of forests. Conservation Commissione r Alex- ander Macdonal d an d Willia m G. Howsrd. superintendent of gtate for- ests, appeare d before the board, and Mr. Howard discussed th e advantages tha t migh t be expected from the re- forestation of idle land and told wha t the state was doing to encourage ?uch use by supplying plantin g srork from its nurserie s fr-e wher e the youn g tre-e* *':- to b fc plante d on publicly owned land- He also point- ed out that -f 2^0.0'\'' acres of '.and in Essex county suitabl e for reforest- ing, only about fiv* per cen* had \hus far been plan:- d A sin.ilar p'.ar* f^r --ounty forest? wa* adopted by Ot=ego county *h;s year and E r - -ounty ha? appointe d a committe r to -on?ider the question of county fore.'-? 'here McDONALD-ROBINSONJnc. TELEPHONE 119-W GOUVERNEUR, N. Y. 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Arranges-.'nt s ar- beme perfe*te<l by -he St Laurence count y Farm Bureau for the distribution of the special harves i weather forecast for the seasoc :f 1S2T F-r the pa_?t few year s the United ?. at P* W*a-Ji«r Bur-au has made the ftat * personal propert y tax ar»;:*b> th-otieh -he farm burea u Th* measure , allowing for tax «- xzi ;OCA. p*rt;«*. th e special fore- *»ptfoa. was paased by ;h« state -A.-- izr.'t th e harrest season This ^°a*-* '* st month by a TtKe of 11 to fc-ecaat ha* ;redic:* d very accurate - * > the wea-h'- for tw 0 or thre e dan According u» Senato r Boldt. th e Wiscnos:n personal propert y tax would tend to drir e cheese ware - house; to Elinois wfcere there is no tax oi cfceeae an d ialry product s la «tora£a ahead Va> y farmers in the past : few yaa-» CAT*, usad this aarrice to iSre*; aavan tare Ix is made arafl- /«*> by teiefraa direct to soma local ; part y witai a the couct y 1 Pwoa* lazarestW u nana* this I forecastt ssaaeate av*fia*lee tna tfceirr lo-- f SLOCUM IS RE-ELECTED BY DAIRYMEN'S LEAGUE Bir.ehamtor. 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