Marketing and Farm Credits: Proceedings

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Cooperating Farm Papers., 1916

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Page 74 - 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 249 - 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 81 - 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 21 - Oh, the little more, and how much it is! And the little less, and what worlds away!
Page 421 - From figures obtained by the office of markets and rural organization of the United States Department of Agriculture...
Page 484 - ... 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 330 - ... 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 248 - 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.
Page 248 - ... inhabitants, shall make weekly statements under oath, before some officer to be designated by law, and keep the same posted in some conspicuous place in the office of such warehouse, and shall also file a copy for public examination in such place as shall be designated by law, which .statement shall correctly set forth the amount and grade of each and every kind of grain in such warehouse, together with such other property as may be stored therein, and what warehouse receipts have been issued,...
Page 82 - ... to choking by the obstructions created through the control of these groups are opened so that they may be permitted freely to play their important part in the financial system, competition in large enterprises will become possible and business can be conducted on its merits instead of being subject to the tribute and the good will of this handful of self-constituted trustees of the national prosperity.

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