The Shamrock Texan (Shamrock, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 87, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 19, 1937 Page: 3 of 8
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THE SHAMROCK TEXAN, Shamrock, Texas
OPPOSED TO FEES
ASSOCIATION HEAD ASSERTS
SALARY GIVES OFFICER
PORT WORTH. COP).—Most
Texas sheriffs are against the pro-
posed return to a fee system, to
be voted upon in a general eeiction
Aug. 23, according to J. B. Arnold
of Beeville, president of the Tex-
as sheriffs’ association.
Arnold toured the state sound-
ing sentiment for and against the
quality, it is safe food for horses
Four to five pounds of silage for
grown sheep has been fed with good
results. Lambs can be fattened on
a ration using ensilage as a rough-
age, farmers report.
fee system of payment for their
"I find that a large majority of
our sheriffs are againkt the fee
amendment,” said Arnold. “We hope
that the time will come when every
office holder will be placed on a
salary. A man on a straight salary
can make arrests as his conscience
dictates, without facing criticism of
The Texas legislature two years
ago ordered the fee system abolish-
ed except in counties of less than
20,000 population under the 1930
The “sol” is the Peruvian mone-
tary unit. Sol is the Spanish name
for sun, and the word recalls the
Inca sun god, symbolized on various
A native of tropical America from
Mexico to Chile, the white potato
was used as food by the Indians
long before the arrival of the white
By Mrs. J. C. Nix
T. E. Trostle and daughter Mary
Ruth, and Mrs. Underwood of
Wheeler, a sister of Mr. Trostle,
were visiting relatives in Kansas
this past week.
Mr. and Mrs. Grady Burcham and
son, Dale, are visiting relatives near
Fort Smith, Ark.
D. B. Lamb and son, Claude, lost
four milk cows this past week due
to feeding green feed.
J. D. Seago of Dalhart is visiting
his sisters, Mrs. C. V. Brown and
Mrs. J. C. Nix.
Mr. and Mrs. C. V Brown and
children, Mrs. T. A. Brown and Mr.
and Mrs. J. C. Nix attended the
Daniel family reunion Friday, Sat-
urday and Sunday of this past
week-end held annually in Palisade,
canyon south of Amarillo. Mrs. Nix
and Mrs. Brown are Daniels de-
scendents. There were over 100 rel-
atives and close friends present
Sunday, that being the principal
Everyone reported a grand timt
at the fanners picnic Tuesday eve*
ning of last week.
T. A. Brown spent Saturday night
in the L. L. Hiltbrunner home. Mr.
and Mrs. Bryant Franks visited
awhile and they all enjoyed ice
Mrs. W. Z. Baker was brought
home Sunday from the General
hospital where she underwent an
appendicitis operation two weeks
L. L. Hiltbrunner suffered an eys
Repair work and painting on the
school building is going forward
The Methodist revival under the
direction of Rev. Gilliam, pastor,
will begin here Sunday. Everyone
is urged to attend.
Harold B. Wardlow of Plainview
is still visiting friends in this com-
iFrench Silo Finds Favor
With West Texas Farmers
For Storing Up Feedstuff
ABILENE. (UP).—Long heralded
, salvation for the feeding situa-
tion in dry years, the trench silo is
(being forged into use by West Tex-
Necessarily, the size of the silo
depends on the amount of livestock
be fed. The long trenches in
jrhich green feed is preserved inde-
dtely range from those for the
herd supplying the needs of the
farmer, to those for large
airies and stock farms.
Fanners, in figuring the cross
sction of the trench, multiply the
humber of animals to be fed by
the pounds of ensilage to be fed
each day. If 12 cattle are to be fed
30 pounds of ensilage per day, then
360 pounds will be needed each day.
Experts state that ensilage will
weigh in the neighborhood of 30
pounds per cubic foot. On this basis,
the farmer would feed 12 cubic feet
of green stuff each day. Assuming
that a cross section four lijctoes
thick will be fed each day ,the
farmer then constructs a trench
with a depth and width measure-
ment of 36 square feet.
The trench silo has long been
sounded by county agents and vo-
cational agriculture teachers as the
safest method of assuring green
feed the year around.
The trench method is a cheap
way of storing feed, keeps it inde-
finitely, increases the food value
and makes it possible to preserve
feed that otherwise would hardly
be worth harvesting, fanners claim.
Corn is generally considered in
this area as the most desirable crop
for ensilage from the quality stand-
point; the grain sorghums, such as
kafir, milo, feterita, and hegarl, are
almost as much in favor as in com.
Sweet sorghums are good especially
for dairy cattle and stock cattle,
but not so good for other livestock.
Because ensilage is a succulent,
bulky, palatable and cheap feed and
is the best known substitute for
green pasture, it is particularly de-
sirable in a ration for dairy cattle.
In beef cattle, ifWJtening rations,
silage has proved to be very satis-
factory as a roughage. If of good
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Bones, Percy. The Shamrock Texan (Shamrock, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 87, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 19, 1937, newspaper, August 19, 1937; Shamrock, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth526166/m1/3/: accessed March 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Shamrock Public Library.