Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa on October 24, 1957 · Page 5
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Fayette County Leader from Fayette, Iowa · Page 5

Fayette, Iowa
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Thursday, October 24, 1957
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ASK -THE FARMER FIRST With Iowa's Hlf>7 pheasant season only :il>oiit three weeks away, now is the tune for hunt IMS to make contacts afield and "rue] down" a placo to hunt when rim; necks hec'ome legal on Novcinbei <)th. With a near-record numhei nf pheasant hunters predicted Cm the H)f)7 season, State Conservation Commission officials mt;e all gunners to adopt an "ask tin- fanner first" policy now. Most, farmers are cooperative in their relations towards the sportsman. Most ask only that hunters ask permission before en tering their land. Hunters can do much to create an atmosphere of good will by reco^ni/int; then moral obligations to (he farmer once he has given permission to hunt. This means respecting the farmer's possessions, buildings ;md livestock, closing gates, anil crossing fences at designated places. Commission officials aid that nt arly all of Iowa's pheasant minting is on private lands, and thai the future of limiting lies in Iripndly. courteous farmer-sports man relations. pick up local police calls. The racers scatter when they hear poll;-.- cars hf-ing directed toward them 'I'M combat this, a; k. ;ls t ,, m . •••"•r:lf and local police group ••>.iv>- adopted code names t,, K |,. n _ favorite drag locations on the "in- blacktop road in the •' sheriff has found race 1: "i''.- an.I distances neatly lai,| '"•'t in white paint. This is niily one of ;| u . second- ; "'. v '"-"I problem discussed re- eenllv in :i joint niieling ,,f - •'"- ' .'Is .in,l state safety dcpart- nii-ii! 1opresentatu es. MII.K FLOWS' Into the Limipasas, Texas, disaster »r(M In Die \vukp of a flash Hood Is distributed to children by I.arnpaHnii County Civil Defense Chair- limn Joe Jlozarfh, The milk was the flrsi In I P0»»» In UirpB |J»ys, Buzarlh and trapped downtown Uurln(( M'« lluud, THE BEST 15 MINUTES I EVER SPENT A great many Fayette County's farmers sample their farms' .soils for testing once every 3 to f> years. County Extension Director M C. Wangsness of Fayette says .several of them have shown him production records that indicate the time they spent sampling soil was some of the best-paid lime -per hour they put in at farming. It requires about If) minutes to take a truly representative sample from a Id-acre field. From tests made on well-taken samples, Iowa State College soil Jesting laboratories can make rcc- ions that save money SEPTIC TANK • CESSPOOL Clogging Prevented! ONE TREATMENT LASTS A FULL YEAR Gene Wm. Singer \ Fayetle, Iowa Phone 247 on irrt il ./el invent nn-nt-. ,iiid help boost yields. The lahoratoi K-S report the aiiiinin. o( niitiients the soil needs In piovide a profitable yield inereaM' I'm each ciop in their rotalion. Kemomber, t'oiinty Kxlensmn Director WangMie:-., says, il you put on nitrogen where none is needed it's neaily worthless to ynu. And if you put on one nutrient hut don't add the righ; annum! of anuthei neede.l nutrient, the first may do very little good. Crop plant., leqmie hal- ani'i'd diets. They can't use one essential nutrient wilhout o.hers that are needed. And if you don't plant your crop at a heavy enough rate to use the nutrients, the nutrients are no| used efficiently Thai's why many l-'ayettc County tanners find that soil sampling and testing, tied ill With other good management practices, arc adding hundreds of dollar income possibilities. The combination of above illustrates the soil sampling as outlined by Joe Stri/el, extension agronomist of Iowa State College: 1. Look over your held to plan your sample-Inking route. Notice that this man's field show three different siiades oj color. Don't mix different kinds of soil indicated by color ohange---uUo the same .sample. Take yoiir samjile from an area that is all one soil typo. Then take another sitmplr from uach of the other types. One sample should not represent more than It) acres. 'J. This dr.uvuu: of soil section show llr close to(;i'ther. Tile /ig/ag line m .he middle ari.ii. containing one soil type, shows the sampler's route. The dots show (joints where he will take, equal amounts of soil to make up his area sample.. Be .sun; to take soil from representative places, going out toward the edges u( tin.- soil urea as well as down the middle. Each sample should consist of soil ,akcn from IS to 20 places in this one sod type. .'). You can laki the sample with a spade and garden trowel. Open a V shaped hole ti inches deep, with the spade. Then from the smooth side of this cut take a slice fi inches deep (plow depth) and '«j inch thick, on your trowel. 1'ut the slice in you pail. The garden trowel is hotter for this than the spade because it will bring up just iihout the right amount of soil I'm your mtxUu'o, If you use the spado to tuke- the slice you have to use a knife to cut away all but the center core. Otherwise you'll have too much soil to mix easily in your pall. 4. You can take this 0-inch by 'L- inch slice of soil even quicker and easier with a soil auger of a Mill probe. There's one you can borrow at the county extension office in Fayette. It's kept there for use by anyone who wanis to take a soil sample. 5. When your pai\ contains all of the slices or borings: from the 10 acres (or less) which are all of ono soil lyi><->, stir then thoroughly by hand. li. Now your'e ready to put the thoroughly-mixed, soil into the a model sample box to send to the testing 'different laboratory. Mark the box to idi-n- to pictures steps 111 r»in l .>» \ t u • 11 ••' • •' * * ' ' • i • i i kinds of sod areas that may exist lify the t'eld^lroiM whu-Mlu- s;>m- Corne in for a peek at the '58 ChevsoSet! Just ask your Chevrolet denier to show you the booklet contaiiiiiij! advance information about the '5X Chevrolet. You can expect the 1958 Chevrolet to be new all over. Lines will sweep rukishly longer, lower and wider. There will be a completely new VS engine-radically ditl'eieiU in design. There will be Full Coil suspension and, for the first time in Chevrolet's field, incredibly smooth air ride. Chevrolet will introduce two new luxury models of outstanding style and dislinc.' 'il. You'll learn more at your Chevrolet dealer's. And you can see about an early delivery that will make, you a '58 Chcvrolet-1 irster! CHEMOLIW '58 Chevrolet, Thursday, October 31 ti: pie came. You can get and information tension Director fice in Pavel io. the filled samph the office with 1- formation sheet, loo fop each sain; the sample olfice to tin Slrixel says pies sent in no In you in thin your tertlh/ei crop plaits for .uii- .ll«T>> ttl'IO -'LlA i'holol aniple boxes lii-ets .it Kx W.mi'.sness' of- II you'll leave boxe.i and in"• $!.;>l) testing filled out, id '''"'<'• he can send •'•tiy 1'ioin his Tatory. pi" .s on sain- vill be returned '•• von In roder i'il make your One of the things worrying many Iowa .sheriff.-. and state safety department ultictals is teen-age driving antics tin the secondary roads Some .slit-riffs h a vi reported that teen-age groups are using blacktop farm-!o-market roads for drag racing. "You don't have to actually set- it happening," one sheriff said. "You can just look at the road surface and see that it's going on from the tire marks." Enfo;-c(-metU officers art.- finding it a little difficult to move stors apparently carry on their in 01: the drag rucc-ds. Tire \ oung- operations with almost military security. One sheriff reports that tin- drag racers post lookout.-, on the roads three and four mile, away from the scene of action. Some of the cars di iven by teen-agers reportedly are t-quipod with shortwave radio and can PREPARE FOR ASIAN FLU '"" "•' n epidemics have -< w thout warning in the •d Stales, finding us unpre- 'I he same cannot he said of Asian flu. We know that this Highly infectious disease is imminent mill is expected to be- coiii, critical this win.or. The lied C'ross tells us there are certain things we can do to be ready for it. A^ian flu is a much less lethal type of respiratory ailment than 111" Sp!in|»h inlluen/a which swept the country in the closing months of World War I and claimed an estimated ijltf.OOO lives. Miu the time to prepare for it is growing short. Hed C'ross has already set in motion it.-, cuiitrihutuins to m\ elfectiye l|atli>n-wide community prepan dm SM plan. The national ot gam/at inn has asked ilmsi 1 U*'d Cross chapters Unit include (he 14 hour ('ate of the Sick and in- j u red course in their chapter pio!;ram to increase the number .,1 classes available, to incorporate pceial information concerning the care of Asian flu victims in the home, and to recommend to community residents thut ut Last one member of each hous- hold take the training course. All Red Cross chapters have been supplied with fact sheets eon- .itinmg pertinent information about the Asian tin. Women al- ri ady Iramid as \ p ulunteer Hed Cross nur.M-'s aide* are being alerted, and other women urged to enroll in the 4,0-hour nurse's aide tnnnniK course qualifying tin m to assist professional nurses .11 hospitals and clinics during outbreaks of tin- disease. There will be need also for many other trained Hfd Cross volunteers to transport patients to and from hospitals and clinics, to assist in pn paring and serving meals, etc. Onset of Asian flu is rapid, with fever up to 103 or 104 degrees. Mut there is no reason for panic. The need is for preparedness. Don't wait until the fever strikes. Corn Picker Adjustment Key To Efficient Harvest A good field of eorn is one thing. Hut reali/.ing a ma/imum vield by getting all that corn into 24 OCTOBER *6S7 the crib is another. Fayette County Extension Di- :ecU,r M. C. Wangsness of Fayette points out that corn losses during harvesting operations range from 2 to 25 percent for different pickers. Proper adjustments and operating procedures usually make the difference. He says Dale Hull, extension agricultural engineer of Iowa State College, points out that there are many adjustments to make bi fore a corn picker will operate at top efficiency. Finger links on gathering on field conditions, and .en-ion on the husking lolls must he changed according to average ear si/e. Delayed harvesting can also lontribute to field losses, Hull says. He says farmers usually expect more severe shelling losses when harvesting after about Nov. 10. Other reasons for increased field losses include Varietal differences, abnonnal growing seasons and corn borer damage, says Hull. Little can be done to eliminate these factors now, hut careful picker opera,ion will reduce losses, ho says. Whether in down or .standing corn, keeping the picker directly on the row is important, Hull reminds. Getting off the row, even in standing corn, mcuns more plugged pickers arid ears snapped over the side. Slower speed also will help reduce losses in weak or damaged corn. This year, ns always, safety is the first ,'hing to remember while corn harvest is underway. He says that (Note-: These two sen- 1 -nces an- optional due to corn I orer damage.) several farmers have alreadv complained of clogged pickers alter "opening up their fields." This indicates that borer-dimuiged stalks may be i ven more numerous farther in the fields. "Stopping the picker is the only safe way to clean snapping and husking hollws or .o make adjustments." he warns. Here are some other suggestions for safe corn harvest: Train now operators in the proper operation of corn pickers. Tractors and elevators. Be particularly cautious during mid-morning and mid uitornoon. Stop and rest a low minutes so you will be more alert. Always keep the power-takeoff shield in place. Wear close-fitting clothing. Never attempt to clean out the picker while it's in motion. Never take a chance, particularly when working late at noon or at dusk. Iowa State College Pamphlet Nil, "Adjusting the Corn Picker," is n useful aid in keeping corn pickers in safe, efficient running order and is available at the ex- ti'iisinn office in Fayette, Iowa. on Garnie p •bbons and five white on? Only seven did not place. Riverside 4-H Club VvT' 1 ;; ni «" th >y noting of „„. V\ a ena R, Vt ,,, sl[le 4 .,, c|ub •t he home of Renee and David JHIiiiRs on Monday. There' were - members present. We had a pot- .ck supper f,r the family n ^ m . b..i.s The mooting was held after he supper. President Dennis Chaffer called the meeting to <"'-UT. We resisted the allegi •'"ice to the flag and the 4-H Pledge. Our yearly books were re- lumed and we were very proud »f them. Stanley Shaffer and Allen Davis received a purple award. p The next meeting will be at 'he home of Thomas, Michael and Maureen Baldwin on Nov •< at 8:00 o'clock. Hence .Tellings .._ Reporter TQMOXKOWS SPIC/AL OCTOBER 24 — 25 — 26 1957 Folgers, Hills- Butternut COFFEE lb. With $2.00 order 79c GIANT FAB 69c Krafts VELVEETA CHEESE Shurfresh MARGARINE Zbox I«/C Sweet Heart SOAP 2 iu. 43c 4 bars 31C Harlan Township Livestock Club Maynard Family night was observed by the Harlan Township Livestock club when it met recently at the Maynard schoolhouse in its first meeting of the club year with If! members as hosts. The; names of two new members, Kldo Wolfgram and Klmer Arp were added to the roll. On the program was a talk by .Judy Brownell about the cattle congress, the part taken in it by members of the club and honors A NEW KIND OF INFLATION Some of the labor—led by the United Auio Workers—have as their next major goal a shorter work week without and reduction in pay. The head of one of the major farm equipment companies, speaking at a meeting of the Farm Equipment Institute in Chicago, discussed this idea in forthright terms. It is of great importance U> the equipment makers, m that they are organized by Lie L'AW :md . :. i is also of gr at importance to their customers. The spokesman .said tl a: the shortei-work-week idea 'ignores the economic facts of hff." ai-.d tliat it amounts to demanding much more money lor much less productive time. That, obviously, can lead only to renewed and stimulated pricx? inflation. He then turned to escalator clauses, which tie wage adjustments to the government's Bureau of Labor Siatistics cost-of- living index, and which are a feature of union contracts in a wide range of, inductries. These clauses, he said, bring about a '(new kind of inflation". He added: "It starts with inflation, which turns into cost inflation and ends in price inflation. The resulting price inflation in turn raises the M.h.S. cost-of-living index and automatically—through operation of contract escalator clauses—triggers another round of wage increases which continues through the cycle and becomes a self-feeding spiral." It is certainly time the unions practiced a reasonable amount of restraint in their policies and demands. If inflation should get out of hand—a danger which certainly exists today—no group will be hit harder than labor. Lowest priced table TV by Pill»bury's PANCAKE FLOUR 3£ 8 49c Pillsbury's BUTTERMILK BISCUITS pkgs. Jonathon U.S. No. I APPLES * Baby Beef LIVER 4*. 39c ,b23c Th» Thrlfton. Ebony flnlih; mahogany grolnid or timid oak gralntd finlihei «*tra. Mod«l 17S602. Th» Thriftan brings you s))ec- and steady! Balanced Fidelity tacular advances in styling, pic- Sound adds extra realism. And "Hidden Panel" tuning lets you dial standing up! Stop In—See the Tkritiun today! lure and sound! You got 14U Bq. iti. of viewable "Living Image" picture--clear for UHJ-N.w High ip..J UHF lunlng (ovm. 70 Urtf choimvlt In 2'/a ivcgndtl Optional, vxtro, yt low cott. A«k obeul lh» «c/i/»iv» ICA Vltlor factory SfrvJii Cwilracl RCA VICTOR TV tODAY! THRIFTY FOOD MART Phone 81 Fayette, Iowa at Schneiders Electrical Appliance Store You can placeymr onhr ww a Vuur Local Autkorited H. A. Schmidt FAYETTE ',1

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