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Service and regulatory announcements
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Full Text


'a


S.B.A.--B.P.I.


Issued April 1935


UNITED


STATES


DEPARTMENT


OF


AGRICULTURE


BUREAU OF PLANT INDUSTRY


SERVICE


AND


REGULATORY


ANNOUNCE,


PROSECUTIONS


UNDER THE INTEREST


THE


FEDERAL


SEE


(July 1, 1934, to Dec. 31, 1934;


40. Misbranding of a mixture of alike and red clov


Seed Co.


Plea of guilty.


Fine, $200.


LIOUivlle''


86c


rleSidcoer, Ky.,
red cler Seed.


for the


May 9,


ed' Cb., Lo
to Pulaski,


1932


uisvile.


.. shinDed


Vat., 2 bags (321 pounds) of a


information


was filed in


Western District of Kentucky


corporation,


the United States


alleging that the


District Court


Louisville Seed


unlawfully delivered for transportation in interstate commerce the


above-mentioned shipment,


misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed Act.


Nature


of m


zsbrandinq


Item


ARed lo--er.
Red clover .


-;?-l------ *----- -1--


Weed content_


Claimed


Percent


Found


Percent
51.85
22 08
11. 50


0a October 9, 1934, the case was terminated upon a plea of
assessment of'a iu6i of, $200.


guilty and


* Misbranding of redtop
fPla of gairty. FMne,
National Seed Co.. Louis


Ky., to Christiansburg, Vs
On December 15, 1932,


Gout


t for the Western


i


seed.
$200.


S. v. National Seed
. S 60.)


Co., Louisville, Ky


ville, Ky., shipped on July 2, 1932, from Louisville,
1 bag (114 pounds) of redtop seed.
information was filed in the United States District


ti. r...


of K<


Co., a cor~ptibA, unlawfully deliver
mere the abeve-Atentioned shipment,
Seed Act.


ntucky alleging that
ed for transportation


misbranded


in violati


the National


Seed


in interstate com-
ion of the Federal


Nature of misbranding


Item


Claimed


fla. amal


Found


n ~


S rrsrrrrl I rr7irwI 5


#







2

Nature of misbranding


Variety -
Germin l
<1*


L ----..- .....--...-........... ---. ---......... .- percent -


Claimed


Found


67.7


i. k- .-L u.... r Jwt
4 #i4ovember 28, 1
issVhe Asessment of

a i isbranding of ryggfj
V seized,"relabel&Sh


SMixture of Abruzzi rye and rye of another variety.
case was terminated upon a plea of nolo contender
If $200.


seed.
sold.


. S. v. 240 pounds of ryegrass seed.
s. 94.)


Seed


Scott & S$
tiONrta


SMarysville, Ohio, shipped on August 24, 1933, from
Axe, Mich., 4 bags (500 pounds) of ryegrass seed.
United States District Court for the Eastern District


of ya%'Ifraeizure of 240 pounds ol
allegingW s^ib be misbranded in violation
seed was seized by the United States marshal.


F
I


above-mentioned


Federal


Seed


shipment,
Act. The


Nature of misbranding


Item


Variety .-------------------------1--.----- ---....


Olalmod


Found


1 Pacey's.


' Italian or Western.


On June
relabeled,


15, 1934, no claimant having appeared, t
"Western grown ryegrass seed", and sold.


44. Misbranding


seed


Ahe seed was ordered to be


of red clover, alfalfa, sweetclover, lespedeza, alsike


clover, and mixtures of clovers and timothy.


Seventeen counts.


Pleas of guilty.


Fine, $200.


U. S. v. Bruns Seed Store.


s. 97.)


Count 1
Bruns Seed Store, Davenport, Iowa, shipped on March 3, 1933, from Daven-
port, Iowa, to Sterling, Ill., 2 bags (120 pounds) of red clover seed.

Nature of misbranding

e Claimed j Ion
__ ......... iinr i .... ........ ----- ..... ............ l..in i ~ i ir i ..... inT ^.^ i i ir ~ iiniiI^


Purity, including crop seed..-.
Tnart matter


aLU ..YUVj. v W VVW -- -----


Weed


seed.-a----.--..


------------ ----- ------ ---- ------ ----- ------ ----


9&040
.48


1.8


Count 2
Bruns Seed Store, Davenport, Iowa, shipped on March 14, 1933, from Daven-
t -9 rr eS. I 't t tn- /aah S 5 5i WA i


I








3

Count 3
Bruns Seed Store, Davenport, Iowa, shipped on March 14, 1933, from Daven-
port, Iowa, to Keithsburg, Ill., 1 bag (30 pounds) of sweetclover seed.

Nature of misbranding


Purity, including crop seed -----------...e------------ --
Inert matter-m -------------------------- -- ------ .-.-
W eed seed ----------------- ----------- ----..
Germination, including hard seed---.....-.----.--- --------------- ...,--.... --


Claimed


Percent
99. 00
.31
.34
9400


Found


Percent
97.4
1.2
1.4
56.0


Count 4
Bruns Seed Store, Davenport, Iowa, shipped on March 29, 1933, from Daven-
port, Iowa, to Aledo, Ill., 1 bag (1 bushel) of alfalfa seed.

Nature of misbranding


Where grown ......-..-...... -. ................ a ... ..............---------
Purity, including crop seed- ...... ..-------- ------- .. ---- ---
Inermatter ......... .....................................
Weed seed ----- -----. ------.........-....- ... ...------------ ------- --,a-..
Germination, including hard seed -.. -.------ a.......-.----.--.. --- .---.-----..


Claimed


Percent
()
98. 00
.49
.42
94.00


Found


Pen.,'I
(1)


1 Minnesota. 2 Not in Minnesota.

Count 5
Bruns Seed Store, Davenport, Iowa, shipped on April 6, 1933, from Daven-
port, Iowa, to Gait, Ill., 2 bags (100 pounds) of a mixture of clover and timothy
seed.
Nature of misbranding


Purity, including crop seed .... ....--- -... -.. -.. ....----- .... ....-....... .
Inert matt er ..... .. .. .......... .. .. ...- .... ... ...................................... .
Weed. seed-... .--. .... ---.................--------- -.....----- --....... ....--
Germination, including hard seed------........ -..-----... ..----- --- .----...


Claimed


Percent
9&,80
.46
.144
94. 00


Found


Percent
89.5
40
6.5
6 4.0


Count 6
Bruns Seed Store, Davenport, Iowa, shipped on April 6, 1933, from Daven-
port, Iowa, to Geneseo, Ill., 1 bag (60 pounds) of alfalfa seed.

Nature of misbranding


Claimed


I


Found


r"







4

Nature of misbranding


Item


Purity, including crop seed.--. ----------- ----------- -------------
Inert matter ................ ....... ..... ..... ....
eed seed.rmaton lu-----g hard seed----------...........--
Germination, including hard seed ..-------.-----.--


Claimed


Percent
98.00
.55
.45
93.00


Found


Percent
93.20
2.40
71.64


Count 8
Bruns Seed Store, Davenport, Iowa, shipped on April 6, 1933, from Davenport,
Iowa, to Morrison, Ill., 1 bag (120 pounds) of alsike clover seed.

Nature of misbranding


Item


Purity, including crop seed ----
Inert matter- ......----. -------.--.------------ --------------. ----------
Weed seed..-.-.-- ...._ ....-......
Germination, including hard seed-----------


Claimed


Percent
98.60
.38
.45
94.00


Found


Percent
92.0
2.5
5.5
77.0


Count 9
Bruns Seed Store, Davenport, Iowa, shipped on April 6, 1933, from Davenport,
Iowa, to Morrison, Ill., 1 bag (60 pounds) of alfalfa seed.

Nature of misbranding


W here own --- ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ------
Purity, including crop seed---------------- ----------
Inert m attere --------- -- --- -- -- -- -- -- -- --- -
Germination, including hard seed- -------------.---.---.-.---


Claimed


Percent
(1)
98.00
.49
.42
94. 00


Found


Percent
(2


1Minnesota.


'Not in Minnesota.


Count 10
Bruns Seed Store, Davenport, Iowa, shipped on April 7, 1933, from Davenport,
Iowa, to Tampico, Ill., 1 bag (45 pounds) of a mixture of red clover, alsike, and
timothy seed.
Nature of misbranding


Purity, including crop seed .-.--.- ...........-
Inert matter-----------------------.....-..---...-..----... ------------
W eed seed -----..........-.-....- ..l.--.....-..--..-------------


Claimed


Percent
98.85
.49
.42


Found


Percent
95 5
1.5
3.0


-










Count 12
Bruns Seed Store, Davenport, Iowa, shipped on April 7, 1933, from Davenport,
Iowa, to Tampico, Ill., 1 bag (25 pounds) of Korean lespedeza seed.

Nature of misbranding


Item


Purity, including crop seed---.-- ---....... ..-. ---- -----
Inermt atter----- n----- ---h---d-------- ------ -
Weed seedB-- d -. ----..----------- ------
Germination, including hard seed....--.---.. ....--.-..------ ..---------


Claimed


Percent
98.00
.55
.45
93.00


Found


Prcentl
92.00

60. 92


Count 13
Bruns Seed Store, Davenport, Iowa, shipped on April 7, 1933, from Davenport,
Iowa, to Rock Falls, Ill., 1 bag (50 pounds) of Korean lespedeza.

Nature of misbranding


Item


Purity, including crop seed -..-.-.-.------.------.----.---.--- .---... ----.-.-
Inert m matter .-.. ... ... .. .... ......... ............ .......... ......... .. -
W eed seed ...... ......... .... ..............
erimnnation, including hard seed -- ----- ........ ....----..--.-.-..-
Hard seed.......-.--....- --..- -- ...---.- ...-------.-..------------ -------- ----


Claimed


Percent
.55
,45
93.00
6.00


Found


Pwcent
90.5
4.0
5.6
68.7
86.8


Count 14
Bruns Seed Store, Davenport, Iowa, shipped on April 10, 1033, from Davenport,
Iowa, to Sterling, Ill., 2 bags (90 pounds) of a mixture of red clover and alsike
clover seed.
Nature of misbranding

Item Claimed Found

Percent Percent
Purity, including crop seed ----- ...---------- ..------------ 98. 00 84. 5
Inert matter ----...a. -----.--.---.-- --------------------. -----------.---- .40 3. 5


Count 15
Bruns Seed Store, Davenport, Iowa, shipped on April 13, 1933, from Davenport,
Iowa, to Sterling, Ill., 2 bags (90 pounds) of a mixture of alsike clover and timothy
seed.
Nature of misbranding


Itemn


Purity, including crop seed.....- a--------------- .......-
Inert ,matter .- -.. os --... -.. .. ... ....- .-----..-.-. -.... .. -.. .... ... .. .-a... --... --
IWeed seed ..-...............------. ------ --a-f-----. -- --..-...a.-.c--..
Geormination, including hard seed-------------- -----------,- ..-----. --


Claimed

Percent
98. 40
.51
.46
9.o00


Found


Percent
96.00
2.00
2.00
50.99


_1






6

Count 17
Bruns Seed Store, Davenport, Iowa, shipped on April 17, 1933, from Davenport,
Iowa, to Milan, Ill., 1 bag (60 pounds) of a mixture of red clover and alsike clover
seed.
Nature of misbranding


Purity, including crop seed------- ................----- ---- -------.............
Inert matter ... ..........---------------
Germination, including hard seed -.-.-- --.-...-- -. --.------- ------- -------


Claimed


Percent
98. 00
.40
.45
94.00


Found


Percent
90.5
5.5
4.0
52.5


On April 5, 1934, information was filed in the United States District Court for
the Southern District of Iowa alleging that the Bruns Seed Store, a corporation,
unlawfully delivered for transportation in interstate commerce the above-men-
tioned shipments, misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed Act.


The case was terminated at Keokuk


, with pleas of guilty in all 17


court


and costs.


, Iowa, during the November 1934 term of
munts and the assessment of a fine of $200


Misbranding of oat seed.


v. 32 bags of oat seed.


disposed of to a charitable institution for feed.


S. 99.)


Seed seized and


L. P. Cook, Memphis, Tenn., shipped on January 6, 1934, from Memphis,
Tenn., to Tuscalobsa, Ala., 50 bags (250 bushels) of oat seed.
On March 21, 1934, a libel was filed in the United States District Court praying
seizure of 32 bags of the above-mentioned shipment, alleging same to be mis-
branded in violation of the Federal Seed Act. The seed was seized by the United
States marshal.


Nature of misbranding


Item


Purity- ...
Other crop.


..... .. .. -.- --------------------- .---------------------


Noxious weed seed..


Percent.
Percent.


Claimed


97. 00


None


Found


92. 6
4.7
127


I Quackgrass seeds per pound.


On July 12, 1934, the court ordered the oats to be delivered to a charitable
institution in Tuscaloosa County, Ala., for use as feed and not for seed purposes.


Misbranding of rye seed.
ordered destroyed. (F.


S. 100.)


v. 4 bags of rye seed.


Seed seized and


Farmers'


Fed


from Asheville,


On April 11,


Leration, Inc., Asheville, N. C., shipped on September 18, 1933,
N. C., to Clanton, Ala., 20 bags (40 bushels) of rye seed.
1934, a libel was filed in the United States District Court for the


Middle District of Alabama praying seizure of 4 bags of seed from the above-
mentioned shipment, alleging same to be misbranded in violation of the Federal
Seed Act. The seed was seized by the United States marshal.








Misbranding of oat seed. U. S. v. 90 b
Seed seized and released under bond.


ags of Texas Red Rust Proof Oats.
(F. S. 101.)


McGregor Milling & Grain Co.,


McGregor, Tex., shipped on July 4, 1933,


from


McGregor, Tex., to Mobile, Ala., 300 bags (1,500 bushels) of oat seed.
On April 10, 1934, a libel was filed in the United States District Court for the
Southern District of Alabama praying seizure of 90 bags of the above-mentioned
shipment, alleging same to be misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed Act.
The seed was seized by the United States marshal.


Nature of misbranding


Item


Germination-- ---.-..


Claimed


Percent


Found


Percent


On July 21, 1934, the seed was released to claimant, the McGregor Milling &
Grain Co., under $100 bond, conditioned that the oats be ground under direction
of the Alabama State Department of Agriculture so that it could not be used for
seeding purposes.


Misbranding of soybean seed.
seized and ordered destroyed.


L. S. v. 9 bags
(F. S. 102.)


soybean


seed.


Seed


St. Loui


ts, Mo., shipped on January 19, 1934,
10 bags (25 bushels) of soybean seed.


from St.


Louis,


Corneli Seed Co.


On April 12,


Middle District of Alabama praying seizure of 9 bags of the above-mentioned
shipment, alleging same to be misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed Act.
The seed was seized by the United States marshal.


Nature of misbranding


a3er iination. ------,...... --a ---- -- --...... **.. ----..... I --- -- a ne -- -- --


Claimed


Percent
90


Found


Percent


On August
destroyed.


, 1934,


no claimant


having


appeared,


seed


was


ordered


Misbranding of Sudan grass seed.


of nolo contender.


Fine, $200.


S. v. R. B. Buchanan Seed Co.
. S. 105.)


Plea


R. B. Buchanan Seed Co., Memphis, Tenn., shipped on July 1, 1933, from
Memphis, Tenn., to Rector, Ark., 10 bags (1,000 pounds) of Sudan grass seed.
On May 8, 1934, information was filed in the United States District Court for
the, Western District of Tennessee alleging that R. B. Buchanan Seed Co., a cor-
poration, unlawfully delivered for transportation in interstate commerce the
above-mentioned shipment misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed Act.


, to Montgomery, Ala.,


1934, a libel was filed in the United States District Court for the









50. Misbranding of sorghum seed. U. S.
Seed seized and ordered destroyed.


Rudy-Patrick Seed
Kansas City, Mo., to
On April 28, 1934,


v. 9 bags of
(F. 8. 106.)


"Red Top cane seed."


Co., Kansas City, Mo., shipped on February 10, 1934, from
Montgomery, Ala., 300 bags (900 bushels) of sorghum seed.
a libel was filed in the United States District Court for the


Middle District of Alabama praying seizure of 9 bags of the above-mentioned
shipment, alleging same to be misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed Act.
The see i was seized by the United States marshal.


Nature of misbranding


Item


Germination- --------- ...--..-a -.-.-s--- .... .--- .--- -- ...- .---.. ----


Claimed


Percent
85


Found


Percent
W6.5


On August
destroyed.


1934


no claimant


having


appeared,


the seed


was


ordered


Misbranding of red clover seed.


tender.


Fine, $200.


S. 110.)


v. L.


Cook.


Plea of nolo con-


L.
Tenn.


Cook


, Memphis,


Tenn


., shipped


on October


1933


, to Newport, Ark., 4 bags (400 pounds) of red clover seed.


On Mavy


for tt
ered


1934


information


was filed in the


Western District of Tennessee alleging


from


Memphis,


United Skbtes District Court


that L. P


Cook unlawfully deliv-


for transportation in interstate commerce the above-mentioned shipment,


misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed Act.


Nature of misbranding


Item


Germninatoion .-os.... .......-............................. ..................
Noxious wveeds__ -


Claimed


Percent
90


Found


Percent


' 5 buck-thorn and

On November


3 dodder seeds to each


,1934, the


case


grams.


was


and the assessment of a fine of $200.


terminated with a plea of nolo contender


52. Misbranding of rye seed.
Fine, $200 and costs.


S. v. Scott County Milling Co.
3. 111.)


Plea of guilty.


Scott County
Scott County, M


for the


1


Eastern


Milling Co., Sikeston, Mo., shipped on September 25, 1933, from
to., to Paragould, Ark., 10 bags (25 bushels) of rye seed.
1934. information was filed in the United States District Court


Dist:


a corporation,


mentioned shipment,


U


rict of Missouri alleging that the Scott County
nlawfully transported in interstate commerce th
misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed Act.


e


Milling
above-


S .. .1l ilt~.


i'll nl~rR qirf 'I orrJ' trI*rJjr 'A,'n


re


Rlar


~T. r.









53. Misbranding of sorghum seed. U. S. v. Mitch,
(F. S. 112.)
Mitchelhill Seed Co., St. Joseph, Mo., shipped o
Joseph, Mo., to Nashville, Tenn., 200 bags (30,000 p
On May 26, 1934, information was filed in the U
for the Western District of Missouri alleging that
corporation, unlawfully delivered for transportation
above-mentioned shipment, misbranded in violation


elhill Seed Co.


Fine, $200.


n April 20, 1933, from S
,ounds) of sorghum seed.
united States District Cou
the Mitchelhill Seed Co.,
in interstate commerce tV
of the Federal Seed Act.


Nature of misbranding


Item


Germin atio ----.....------------.................-------------------------------------------


Claimed


Percent
82


Found


Percent
36. 5


On September 17, 1934, the defendant entered a plea of guilty and paid a fine
of $200.

54. Misbranding of sorghum seed. U. S. v. John T. Russell and Charles E.
Heckle. Plea of nolo contender. Fine, $200. (F. S. 113.)
Russell-Heckle Seed Co., Memphis, Tenn., shipped on August 1, 1933, from
Memphis, Tenn., to Osceola, Ark., 5 bags (750 pounds) of sorghum seed.
Information was filed in the United States District Court for the Western
District of Tennessee alleging that John T. Russell and Charles E. Heckle, copart-
ners, trading under the name of Russell-Heckle Seed Co., unlawfully delivered
for transportation in interstate commerce the above-mentioned shipment, mis-
branded in violation of the Federal Seed Act.

Nature of misbranding


Item


Germination .


Claimed


Percent
85


Found


Percent


On November 28, 1934, the case was terminated upon the entering of a plea of
nolo contender and the assessment of a fine of $200.


55. Misbranding of timothy and alsike seed.
alsike mixed seed. Seed seized and
(F. S. 114.)


U. S. v. 6 bushels of timothy and
ordered released under bond.


Whitney Eckstein Seed Co., Buffalo, N. Y., shipped on ]
Buffalo, N. Y., to Berea, Ohio, 2 bags (6 bushels) of a m:
alsike seed.
On May 17, 1934, a libel was filed in the United States
Northern District of Ohio praying seizure of 6 bushels of
shipment, alleging same to be misbranded in violation of
The seed was seized by the United States marshal.


February 9, 1934, from
mixture of timothy and

District Court for the
the above-mentioned
the Federal Seed Act.









56. Misbranding of rye seed.
and ordered destroyed.


U.,S. v. 43 bags of winter rye seed.
(F. S. 115.)


Seed seized


Charles D. Jones Co., Nashville, Tenn., shipped on September 5, 1933, from
Nashville, Tenn., to Birmingham, Ala., 80 bags (200 bushels) of rye seed.
On June 5, 1934, a libel was filed in the United States District Court praying
seizure of 43 bags of the above-mentioned shipment, alleging same to be mis-
branded in violation of the Federal Seed Act. The seed was seized by the United
States marshal.
Nature of misbranding


Item&


Germination .......
Noxious weed seeds_


.- ......--.-.-----.. ---. percent -


Claimed


None


Pound


50.5
150


1 Quackgrass seeds per pound.

On July 6, 1934, no claimant having appeared, the seed was ordered destroyed.


Misbranding of seed corn.
ordered destroyed. (F.


U. S. v. 4 bags of seed corn.
S. 116.)


Seed seized and


Sil


Scott County Milling Co., Sikeston, Mo., shipped on January 24, 1934, from
keston, Mo., to Montgomery, Ala., 10 bags (1,400 pounds) of seed corn.
A libel was filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District


of Alabama praying seizure of 4 bags of the above-mentioned shipment, alleging
same to be misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed Act. The seed was seized
by the United States marshal.

Nature of misbranding


Item


Germination


Claimed


Percent
95


Found


Percent


On August
destroyed.


, 1934,


no claimant


having


appeared,


the seed


was


ordered


Misbranding of soybean seed.
seized and ordered destroyed.


v. 5 bushels of soybean seed.
S. 117.)


Seed


W. P. Bell & Co., Nashville, Tenn., shipped on March 23, 1934, from Nash-
ville, Tenn., to Roanoke, Ala., 10 bags (1,200 pounds) of soybean seed.
A libel was filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District


above-mentioned


alleging same to be misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed Act.
was seized by the United States marshal.

Nature of misbranding


shipment,
The seed


Alabama


praying


seizure


bushels


U U


I


I







11

Misbranding of rye seed. FU. S. v. 8s/4 bushels of rye seed. Seed seized
and ordered destroyed or disposed of to a charitable institution for feed.
(F. S. 118.)


Athens Seed Co., Athens, Ga., shipped on September 14, 1933, from Cornelia,
Ga., to Bessemer, Ala., 4 bags (10 bushels) of rye seed.
On June 28, 1934, a libel was filed in the United States District Court for the
Northern District of Alabama praying seizure of 8% bushels of rye seed from the
above-mentioned shipment, alleging same to be misbranded in violation of the
Federal Seed Act. The seed was seized by the United States marshal.


Nature of misbranding


Item


Variety.---- ..---. -.. -.--........---...----
Purity -.-.-.---.-...---.-.--.- -........ ---..---...-.. .-- -
Weed seeds-------.----..---------.-_----------


Claimed


Percent


Found


Percent
(2)


I Abruzzi.


' Other than Abruzzi.


On July 28, 1934, no claimant having appeared, the seed was ordered destroyed
or disposed of to a charitable institution for feed purposes only.


60. Misbranding of sorghum seed.
seized and ordered destroyed.


i. v. 4 bags of
S. 119.)


sorghum seed.


Seed


Cook,


Memphis,


Tenn.


, shipped


on March


, 1934,


from


Memphis,


Tenn., to Selma, Ala., 6 bags (900 pounds) of sorghum seed.
On July 23, 1934, a libel was filed in the United States District Court praying


seizure of 4 bags of seed from the above-mentioned
to be misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed Act.


the United States marshal.


i shipment, alleging same
The seed was seized by


Nature of misbranding


Item


Germination --..........-...................-.....
Inert matter-- -.------ -.-.-.-.-- ------ ------............-.. -- --- --


Claimed


Percent
97.00
80. 00
.01


Found


Percent
87.4
61.0
1L3


On November 2,
destroyed.


1934,


no claimant having appeared,


the seed


was ordered


Misbranding of rye seed.
of guilty. Fine, $200.


S. v. F
S. 121.)


idelity


Storage


Elevator


Plea


Fidelity Storage & Elevator Co., Memphis, Tenn.
from Memphis, Tenn., to Montgomery, Ala., 20 ba
Information was filed in the United States Dis


, shipped on August 31, 193
gs (50 bushels) of rye seed.
strict Court for the Weste


Tfl


District of Tennessee alleging that the Fidelity Storage & Elevator Co., a corpo-
rati'mn.nimnlawfnllv dlivrpd fnr tranannnrtainn in inft ritatn anmmnrnn the abHnve-









62. Misbranding of rye seed.


Fine, $200.


S. 132.)


U. S.


v. L. P


Cook.


Plea of nolo contendere.


L.
Tenn
Inf


P. Cook, Memphis, T<
., to Montgomery, Ala.,
ormation was filed in "


I;


District of Tennessee alleging that L.


an., shipped on October 5, 1933, from ]
100 bags (250 bushels) of rye seed.
he United States District Court for the


Cook unlawfully


delivered i


portation in interstate commerce the above-mentioned shipment,
violation of the Federal Seed Act.


misbi


Memphis,

Western
for trans-
randed in


Nature of misbranding


Item


Gernm nation ..i. ...---._ .... ..___ ___ __


Claimed


Percent
82


Found


Percent


On November 28, 1934, the case was terminated upon a plea of nolo contender
and the assessment of a fine of $200.


63. Misbranding of barley seed.


and condemned.


S. 134.)


S. v. 4 bags of barley seed.


Seed seized


Fidelit


Seed Co.


, Memphis


Tenn., to Little Rock, Ark.


On September 14,


1934


a


s, Tenn., shipped on August 27, 1934, from Memphis,
4 bags (10 bushels) of barley seed.
libel was filed in the United States District Court


for the Eastern District of Arkansas praying seizure of the above-mentioned
shipment, alleging same to be misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed Act.
The seed was seized by the United States marshal.


Nature of misbranding


Item


OlahuEed


Found


Noxious weed seeds


I Cheat in excess


of 200 seeds to 50 grams.


. On December 14, 1934,
of condemnation.


the case was terminated upon the entering of an order


64. Misbranding


of oat seed.


released under bond.


U. S. v. 350
. S. 138.)


bags


of oats.


Seed


seized


L. P
Tenn..


Wir


Cook


, Memphis,


to Little Rock


On Sept
r the Ei


shipment,


ember


1934


Tenn., shipped on September 3,


1934, from Memphis,


., 350 bags (1,750 bushels) of oat seed.


a libel was filed in the


United States District Court


astern District of Arkansas praying seizure of the above-mentioned
alleging same to be misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed Act.


The seed was seized by the United States marshal.


Nature of


misbranding


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65. Misbranding of seed wheat.
released under bond. (F


U. S. v. 400 bags of wheat.
S. 139.)


Seed seized and


L.
Tenn.


P


Cook, Mem]


, to Little Roc


On September 19,


phis, Tenn., shipped on September 4, 1934, from Memphis,
L, Ark., 400 bags (1,000 bushels) of seed wheat.
1934, a libel was filed in the United States District Court for


the Eastern District of Arkansas praying seizure of the above-mentioned ship-
ment, alleging same to be misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed Act. The
seed was seized by the United States marshal.

Nature of misbranding


Noxious weeds per pound of pure seed -..-----.......--- ---..........- --------


Claimed


Found


1 Corncockle.


2 Cheat.


On September 27


$1,000 bond


1934


the seed was released to claimant


, conditioned that the seed be properly relabeled.


L. P. Cook


under


Misbranding of rye seed.
released under bond. (


S. v. 400
140.)


bags


Seed


seized


L. P. Cook, Memphis, Te
Tenn., to Little Rock, Ark.,
On September 19, 1934, a


in., shipped on September 3, 1934, f
400 bags (1,000 bushels) of rye seed.


rom


Memphis,


libel was filed in the United States District Court for


the Eastern District of Arkansas praying seizure of the above-mentioned ship-
ment, alleging same to be misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed Act. The
seed was seized by the United States marshal.

Nature of misbranding


Item


Noxious weeds per pound of pure seed------- .---------.-..-


Claimed


I None


Found


1 Cheat.


On September 27, 1934, the seed was released to claimant,
$1,000 bond, conditioned that the seed be properly relabeled.


L. P. Cook, uwder


Misbranding of oat seed.


ordered


destroyed


S. 142.)


or disposed


v. 200 bushels of oats.


of to


a charitable


inst


Seed seized and
itution for feed.


Nashville,


Hardison Seed Co


Tenn


to Huntsvi


Nashvill
lle. Ala.


Le, Tenn., shipped on August 30, 1I
, 40 bags (200 bushels) of oat seed.


On October 24, 1934, a libel was filed in the United States


)34, from


District Court for


the Northern District of Alabama praying seizure of the above-mentioned
ment, alleging same to be misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed Act.
seed was seized bv the United States marshal.


ship-
The


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68. Misbranding


clover


seed.


crimson


Seed


clover


seized


seed. U.
d ordered


charitable institution for feed purposes only.


S. v. 3,000
destroyed


pounds of
or disposed


. S. 143.)


A. N. Levin, Chattanooga, Tenn.,
from Chattanooga, Tenn., to Fort Payi
clover seed.


shipped on July 27 and August 7, 1934,
ne, Ala., 24 bags (3,000 pounds) of crimson


On October 26, 1934, a libel was filed in the United States District Court for
the Northern District of Alabama praying seizure of the above-mentioned ship-
ment alleging same to be misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed Act. The
seed was seized by the United States marshal.

Nature of misbranding


n .


uerm
Hard


115llnl~~l.1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
seed_.~..~ -....~.... a ---- -------- --- ---- a------a- ----- -......~ ~ -....~~


Claimed


Percent
95


Found


Percent
56.0
3.5


On November 26, 1934, no claimant having appeared, the seed v
destroyed or disposed of to a charitable institution for feed purposes
not for sale.


ias ordered
only, and


Misbranding of Sudan grass seed. I
Seed seized and ordered destroyed.


Mitchelhill
Joseph, Mo.,
On Novem


the Northern District of Alabama praying seizure of 29 bags of the above-men-
tioned shipment, alleging same to be misbranded in violation of the Federal Seed
Act. The remaining 24% bags of the seed were seized by the United States
marshal.
Nature of misbranding


v. 29 bags of Sudan grass seed.
S. 145.)


Item


errniatlon. ----.--------.-------- ------.----- ---------.--------- ---


Claimed


Percent


Found


Percent


On December
destroyed.


1934


, no claimant having appeared,


the seed


was ordered


crimson


Seed Co., St. Joseph, Mo., shipped on April 10, 1934, from St.
to Birmingham, Ala., 225 bags (22,500 pounds) of Sudan grass seed.
ber 7. 1934. a libel was filed in the United States District Court for




















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