Marketing and Farm Credits: A Collection of Papers Read at the Third Annual Sessions of the National Conference on Marketing and Farm Credits

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National conference on marketing and farm credits, 1916 - 531 pages

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Page 72 - Provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be expended for the prosecution of producers of farm products and associations of farmers who cooperate and organize in an effort to and for the purpose to obtain and maintain a fair and reasonable price for their products.
Page 79 - Far more dangerous than all that has happened to us in the past in the way of elimination of competition in industry is the control of credit through the domination of these groups over our banks and industries.
Page 19 - Oh, the little more, and how much it is! And the little less, and what worlds away!
Page 419 - From figures obtained by the office of markets and rural organization of the United States Department of Agriculture...
Page 480 - ... in an aggregate amount equal to a percentage of its capital stock to be fixed from time to time for each Federal reserve bank by the Federal Reserve Board. Provided, however, That such bills are drawn or issued for agricultural purposes, or are based on live stock; that is, that their proceeds have been used or are to be used for agricultural purposes, including the breeding, raising, fattening, or marketing of live stock; and...
Page 328 - ... Without the labor of the entire family the tenant farmer is helpless. As a result, not only is his wife prematurely broken down but the children remain uneducated and without the hope of any condition better than that of their parents. The tenants having no interest in the results beyond the crops of a single year, the soil is being rapidly exhausted and the conditions, therefore, tend to become steadily worse. Even at present a very large proportion of the tenants' families are insufficiently...
Page 247 - It shall be the duty of the General Assembly to pass all necessary laws to prevent the issue of false and fraudulent warehouse receipts, and to give full effect to this Article of the Constitution, which shall be liberally construed so as to protect producers and shippers.
Page 79 - ... the great systems. It is impossible that there should be competition with all the facilities for raising money or selling large issues of bonds in the hands of these few bankers and their partners and allies, who together dominate the financial policies of most of the existing systems.
Page 218 - Corporations chartered hereunder shall have the right to erect, purchase or lease, and to operate warehouses, buildings, elevators, storage tanks, silos, and such other places of storage and security as may be necessary for the storage, grading, weighing and classification of cotton, wool, wheat, corn, rice, alfalfa, fruit, silage, and other farm orchard and ranch products, and all weights, grades and classes shall be made in accordance with the standards of weights, grades and classes prescribed...
Page 246 - ... 4. All railroad companies and other common carriers on railroads, shall weigh or measure grain at points where it is shipped, and receipt for the full amount, and shall be responsible for the delivery of such amount to the owner or consignee thereof, at the place of destination.

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