Farmer's Magazine, June, 1942, Volume XXXIX, No. 6 - Devoted to the Interests of Agriculture in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes


56 pages. Features: Rex Woods cover illustration features WWII sailor dancing with attractive blonde; Drying Eggs - a new war industry - article with photo of egg drying room in Trenton plant of the Canadian Doughnut Co.; Are Farmers Indifferent? - article with photos of the homesteads of Orley Shaw near Forest, ON, and K.M. Betzner of R.R.2 Waterloo, ON; Farmers of the Lower Saint John - article with photos of the Fox and Dingee homesteads of Gagetown, N.B.; Treasure of a Derelict (fiction); Storm Tide (fiction); Fascinating half-page ad by the Department of Munitions and Supply says "Drastic New Regulations Are Now In Effect" restricting sales of new and used tires, tubes and retreading services; Half-page ad for Findlay Ranges of Carleton Place, ON shows military scene and housewife saying she can wait for her range in order to provide metal to the military; An Army Without Banners - article explains how women are producing food at home to supply the military, with photos of Beth Kellington and Mrs. Will Hewlett of the Stouffville district in York County; Photo-illustrated article on the 1942 Kemptville Conference of the Women's Institutes; Aunt Helen's Boys and Girls; Illustrated half-page ad by the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario says WWII is "A War of Steel and Electricity"; Nice photo of horse-drawn hay wagon in action on the Cotton farm near Orillia; Photo of Wallace Knapp of Galt, Ontario on horse-drawn potato planter; Photo of young John McTaggart feeding lamb at the Don Head Farm in Richmond, Hill; Photos of prize animals owned by Featherstone Bros. of Oakville, Haas Bros. of Paris, Byron Rath of Mossley, J.R. Beattie of Aurora, R. Norman Hogg of Uxbridge, and Alfred Bagg of Edgeley; Poultry section includes photo of chicken 'apartment building' of Dr. D.F. McKinley of Unionville, ON; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. Address label remnant on front cover. Five-inch diameter hole neatly cut from back cover, otherwise a sound vintage copy of this fascinating wartime issue.

Title: Farmer's Magazine, June, 1942, Volume XXXIX, No. 6 - Devoted to the Interests of Agriculture in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes

Author: Stoltz, E.H.; Hodge, C.H.; Gunter, E.P.; Wallsh, George E.; Gray, Lillian C.; Et al

Illustrator: Woods, Rex (cover art); Sinclair, Chris H.; Good, A.

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Canadian History, Agriculture,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Toronto, Consolidated Press Limited: 1942

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Type: Magazine

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 531h1620

Keywords: Farmer's Magazine, June, 1942 - Devoted to the Interests of Agriculture in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes Drying Eggs - a new war industry - article with photo of egg drying room in Trenton plant of the Canadian Doughnut Co.; Are Farmers Indifferent? - article with photos of the homesteads of Orley Shaw near Forest, ON, and K.M. Betzner of R.R.2 Waterloo, ON; Farmers of the Lower Saint John - article with photos of the Fox and Dingee homesteads of Gagetown, N.B.; Treasure of a Derelict (fiction); Storm Tide (fiction); Fascinating half-page ad by the Department of Munitions and Supply says "Drastic New Regulations Are Now In Effect" restricting sales of new and used tires, tubes and retreading services; Half-page ad for Findlay Ranges of Carleton Place, ON shows military scene and housewife saying she can wait for her range in order to provide metal to the military; An Army Without Banners - article explains how women are producing food at home to supply the military, with photos of Beth Kellington and Mrs. Will Hewlett of the Stouffville district in York County; Photo-illustrated article on the 1942 Kemptville Conference of the Women's Institutes; Aunt Helen's Boys and Girls; Illustrated half-page ad by the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario says WWII is "A War of Steel and Electricity"; Nice photo of horse-drawn hay wagon in action on the Cotton farm near Orillia; Photo of Wallace Knapp of Galt, Ontario on horse-drawn potato planter; Photo of young John McTaggart feeding lamb at the Don Head Farm in Richmond, Hill; Photos of prize animals owned by Featherstone Bros. of Oakville, Haas Bros. of Paris, Byron Rath of Mossley, J.R. Beattie of Aurora, R. Norman Hogg of Uxbridge, and Alfred Bagg of Edgeley; Poultry section includes photo of chicken 'apartment building' of Dr. D.F. McKinley of Unionville Food for Britain,