The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on March 13, 1963 · Page 8
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frown's Bylines More Beef Cattle, Fewer i Dairy Animals In County By DON BROWN Agricultural Agent Reports of livestock numbers for Franklin County have just been released. These figures are for January, |l963, as compared with the 11962 reports. I Dairy cattle population was 510,200, down 400 from a year »ago. This is milk cows and J heifers two years old and older. \ Other cows ^a n d calves in- 'creased from 143,400 in 1962 |to 46,800 in 31963. This | would include 'all beef cattle. i H o g s and j pigs also in\ creased over j last year by 4,|000 head, making the number 23,- f 000 as of January of this year. ! All sheep and lambs had a * slight increase, from 8,300 to 8,- J400. ; All chickens were listed as \ 57,000 on Jan. 1, 1962, and de- Don creased to 47,000 for a drop of 10,000 birds. Many grain sorghum growers n Kansas, Texas and Oklahoma last year had five to 10 per cent of the heads in their fields not filled. Some growers had a 20 per cent loss. This is actually a smut disease, although the powdery smut cannot be easily seen. The main head produces no grain, and the sucker heads which come out at joints are a witches - broom effect of many small rolled leaves and often there is some powdery smut at the base of the broom. This disease is of concern because some of the spores of the fungus usually live over in the soil for several years even though sorghums are excluded from the rotation. The spores can be carried to a field by wind, on untreated seed, custom combines or other means. Research is being done by Dr. E. D. Hansing, K-State plant pathologist to find out if treated seed carried the infection. Future control will be with resistant varieties. Resistance is put into hybrids with feterita sorghum, an old grain sorghum used many years ago. Universities and hybrid companies are now developing resistant hybrids. Kansas State University has a good one out now called KS 652. Thirteen acres of seed were grown in Pawnee County last year and is available to the public. In severe artificial tests KS 652 took the disease only 29 per cent and those without resistance, 70 per cent. It also has some resistance to charcoal rot and lodging and has yielded as high as other varieties. Seed to be tested for germination and mechanical purity should be sent to the State Seed Laboratory, 2524 West Sixth Street, Topeka. The laboratory formerly was at Kansas State University but is now at the Topeka address. Some seed still is sent to K-State. Remailing the samples to Topeka delays testing and, thus, the results of the tests to those who submitted the seed. Have your seed tested as early as possible. It is important that you know the analy sis of the seed before planting it. * * * Black Plastic may be the answer to higher yields, weed control and earlier harvesting of warm season vegetable crops for market gardeners. The one big advantage in using black plastic is the increase in the amount of marketable fruit early in the season when prices are high. Experiments at the Kansas State University horticulture farm have shown that higher marketable yields of cantaloupe, for instance, are very profitable. The plastic absorbs heat during the warm spring days and holds it in the soil at night so that warm season crops can be planted early; transplanting can be done earlier, usually near the last frost-free date; and plastic controls weeds and eliminates hand hoeing while conserving moisture. Market gardeners planning to use black plastic for early marketing of products should lay it out a week or ten days before the last frost-free date to increase soil temperature. Grain Plan Open To Big Farm Owner The 1963 feed grain program is open to owners of several farms whether they sign up only one farm or all the farms they own, according to Gilbert W. Egbert, chairman of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation state committee. "It is not necessary to sign up all farms in which you have an interest in the feed grain crops in order to qualify for payments and price support on one farm," he said, "so long as feed grain acreage does not exceed the base acreage on non - participating farms." The 1963 feed grain program applies to corn, grain sorghum and barley. Growers of these crops may sign up to take part in the program at their ASCS county offices. The signup extends through March 22. By participating in the pro- gram — diverting at least 90 per cent of the farm's feed grain base acreage from production in to a conserving use — the farmer earns a diversion payment and an extra price support payment, and he also qualifies for the regu- price support loan or purchase agreement on his com, barley or grain sorghum. The price support payment — a new feature of the 1963 pro- Change Now to The GAS That doesn't "Use - up" so fast Ottawa Skelgas John Martin, Mgr. 505 N. Main PH. CH 2-3958 HDD Notes Furniture Should Be Useful And Beautiful A comfortable, attractive and useful room includes color scheme, background and arrangement of objects, according to Rosemary Crist, Franklin County home demonstration agent. Miss Crist, guest speaker, told the Rock Creek unit that furniture should be both useful and beautiful and that paint often is used to "tie in" furniture to a room. The unit voted to send 13.65 to the hospital auxiliary. Thirteen members answered roll call on "my favorite corner." Rock Creek unit will meet with Mrs. Raymond Gillette next. • Richmond — Met at the home tf Mrs. Myrtle Horstick in Richmond. iMrs. Marguerite Roberts gave fhe lesson on "housing for the gfe span." Mrs. Kuiken led games for the group. Mrs. Horstick served refreshments, with Mrs. Mae McLees assisting. Ten were The lesson on health ranee will be given at the meeting. f Peoria Plodders - Met at the Home of Mrs. Jerry Elsasser. £* . * &The Peoria and Imes history Ibooklets, composed during the rtial year, are now avail- |ble at 50 cents each. Mrs. Bill Bishop gave a lesson on "Hous- pg for the Life Span." Refresh- iients were served by the hostess 10 members and two children, next meeting will be April at the home of Mrs. Lewis Wich- Roll call is to be a good joke, and the lesson topic is health insurance. Beacon Light — Does your home provide for the needs of your family? If it doesn't how can you provide for these needs? "Housing for the Life Span" was the lesson studied by the Beacon Light HDU at the home of Mrs. Carl Eichenberger. Mrs. Sari Gilliland gave the lesson. Safety pointers were given by [2 members and one visitor for roll call. Mrs. Roy Reed reported on civil defense given at workshop. Mrs. Phil King, township advisor, reminded of the spring tea, March 15. Five members are taking the civil defense lessons given by Mrs. Rosalie Osburn, county health nurse. Next meeting, April 5, will be with Mrs. Phil King. Happy Homemakers — "Housing for the Life Span" was the lesson presented by Mrs. Lloyd Carr at the March meeting at the home of Mrs. Marvin Val lier. During the business meeting, plans for the spring tea were discussed Hostess prizes were won by Mrs. Dwight Welton and Mrs. Marvin Brenner. Seven members were present. Also present were these guests who joined the club: Mrs. William Hase, a former member, and Mrs. Gene Haynes and Mrs. Dwight Welton. Modern Homemakers — Three principles to remember in furni ture arrangement are: (1) Keep large pieces parellel to the wall. (2) Keep traffic lanes open, and (3) Keep related pieces together. Rosemary Cirst, home economics agent, made these suggestions to members at their last meeting at the home of Mrs. Dean Royse. The lesson on furni- ure arrangement was a sequence n color in the home, background and floor covering. Dessert was served to six uests. Mrs. Barbara Kirk, Mrs. Sari Cummings, Mrs. Ed Henry, Mrs. J. W. Emerson, Mrs. I. M. Waugh and Mrs. Robert Wiggins and the 14 members jresent The club voted to con- ribute $5 to the Heart Fund. It was voted to have the crafts day the fourth Thursday of each months. Mrs. Ray Talbott was appointed craft chairman, and Mrs. Floyd Moore, courtesy chairman. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Everett Stark. Worthwhile — Fifteen members were present at the home of Mrs. Flora Johnson for the last meeting. Civil defense articles were the roll call. Several ideas were presented for a com munity project. The lesson on "Housing for the Life Span" was given by Mrs. Mary Yokum. She stressed convenient work areas for all of the family, good lighting, good stairways and good floors. The March meeting will be with Mrs. Olivia Sieg. DO IT YOURSELF..; (but lot us hejlpl) Turn that cold, bare space into a warm, friendly den, bedroom, sewing room, playroom. Use the natural beauty of West Coast lumber. This material combines durability with economy and versatility. See us now for ideas and help with your plans. We have a complete choice of West Coast lumber. Ottawa Lumber Co. Bob McCrea, Manager 1516 S. Main CH 2-1196 Man Killed In Explosion HOLDENVILLE, Okla. (AP)-A 21-year-old typecasting machine operator died Tuesday of injuries suffered when an explosion and fire heavily damaged the Holdenville Daily News building Monday. The victim, Lendell Calhoun, died about 1 p.m. Another employe, David Taylor, 19-year-old pressman and stereo- typer, was hospitalized with serious injuries. Two others, Jim Morris, 31, typecasting machine operator, and Don Reid, 21, composing room employe, were treated and released. The blast which wrecked the one-story brick building, apparently was touched off by inflammable liquid being used to clean the press. The Herald pays $5 every week for the best news tip turned in by a reader. PKK-TJP PROTEIN PICK-UP Give your dog go-go-go with Strongheart Oog Food. It's protein* powered Real Meat. Cooked in the can; the nourishment's sealed in. Choice of Beef or Uverl Jeep'drives ahead with two NEW HISTORY MAKERS! • Comfort, speed end smoothness of a passenger car plus 4-wheel drive traction and safety • New 'Jeep' Tornado-OHC engine • Most usable cargo space. Alto available in 2-WD models • Optional automatic transmission. I *JJ£.EJb* GLADInTOR • Passenger ear smoothness on the highway, sure-footed 'Jeep' 4-WD traction off the road • New 'Jeep' Tornado-OHC engine • Just one 4-WD shift lever • Optional automatic transmission • choice of body styles • GVWs from 4,000 to 8,600 IDS. STEP IN. ..SIZE IT UP...TRY IT OUT AT YOUR 'JEEP* DEALER'S TODAY!A7// Wlllyi Metoft, world's tirgtrt nunuticturet ot 4-whe»l drive nehldts. Jones Auto & Cities Service 6th and Chestnut Osawatomie, Kansas KAISER-WILLYS PRESENTS THE LLOYD BRIDGES SHOW gram — win be made on (he normal production of the acreage planted to one or more of the three feed grains in 1963, It will be figured according, to the kind of crop planted, based on 18 cents 8 THE OTTAWA HERALD Wednesday, March 13, 1988 per bushel for corn, 14 cents per bushel for barley, and 16 cents pier bushel lor grain sorghum. Abeve art the hind you can buy at the 6th Production $•!• of MOODY'S POLLED HEREFORDS SATURDAY MARCH 16, 1963 HW P.M. At the farm I miloi oatt of loo's Summit, Mo., on Hwy. 50 SELLING 54 IOJS- Alt MONEY-MAKERS! 22 BULLS - All BIG and RUGGED with lots of bone, ready to use. 32 FEMALES -big, lots of bone, smooth. 21 aro bred to Moody's fine herd sires. 1 1 sell open. -east va EVERVONE WELCOME 7*AA e% m | i .W p.m. OTTAWA HERALD'S BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL GUIDE OPTOMETRISTS Arvid Berglund, O.D. OPTOMETRIST 316 S. Main CH 2-2796 Olin G. Wollen, O.D. OPTOMETRIST 110 W. 3rd CH 2-4303 A. G. Madtson, O.D. OPTOMETRIST 205 S. Main CH 2-4233 Rodney MoClay, O.D. OPTOMETRIST Profess'l Bldg. CH 2-3793 CHIROPRACTORS DOB L. McKelvey, D.C CHIROPRACTOR 116 W. 2nd CH 2-4777 J. C. South. D.C. CHIROPRACTOR US E. 15th CH 2-2166 Residence Phone CH 2-3961 S. M. Brockway. D.C. CHffiOPRACTOk 1408 S. Main CH 2-2386 R. C. Capron, D.C. PHYSIOTHERAPY Ground Floor 113 E. 3rd Office Ph. 2-4100 Res. Ph. 2-2270 OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN HOMER N. FLORA, D.O. Osteopathic Physician Medicine and Surgery Zellner Building Phone CH 2-3746 DAVID L. YOUNG, D.O. Physical Medicine Phone CH 2-3844 222 E. 3rd St. FLYING SERVICE SKY SERVICE Jack C. Kille, Mgr. SMILING JACK'S SKY SERVICE Municipal Airport, Charter Trips, Sight Seeing Rides, Plight Instructions CH 2-9775 or CH 2-4230 23 Years Flying Experience INVESTMENTS INVESTORS DIVERSIFIED SERVICES, INC. exclusive distributor for Investors Mutual. Inc. Investors Stock Fund, Inc. Investors Selective Fund, Inc. Investors Inter-Continental Fund, Inc. Investors Syndicate of America, Inc. Investors Variable Payment Fund, Inc. prospectus upon request from Hazen L. Richardson 1438 S. Hickory CH 2-2773 INVESTORS SYNDICATE LDJE Insurance and Annuity Company Barret- Fitch-North MEMBERS NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE Mutual Funds — Stocks — Bond* Robert Dillon — 425 S. Main — CH 2-2445 MEDICAL DIRECTORY J. F. Barr, M.D. SURGERY Profess'l Bldg. CH 2-1268 Frank A. Trump, M.D. Internal Medicine and Profess'l Bldg. CH 2-1620 Louis N. Speer, M.D. General Medicine and Surgery Office: 109 W Fourth Phone CH 2-1257 Res. Phone CH 2-3401 David 6. Lanry, M.D. General Medicine and Obstetrics Professional Building Office CH 2-1820 Res. CH 2-1227 R. A. Collier, M.D. Surgery — General Medicine CH 2-1182 Res. CH 2-2393 Professional Building Chester H. Strehlow, MD Surgery — General Medicine Professional Building CH -1279 Res. CH 2-5675 Sylva Lofgreen, M.D. Victor J. Lofgreen, M.D. Physicians and Surgeons 3rd & Walnut CH 2-2126 B. S. Roberts, M.D. Professional Building Surgery — Medicine Office CH 2-4325 Res. CH 2-1594 Henning Bros. — 484 S. Main — CH 2-2641 For Prompt Ambulance Service Call CH 2-1331 Ottawa, Kansas JOE TOWNER'S CHAPEL THE ANTHONY CLINICAL LABORATORY Gladys Anthony Allergies, Bacteriology, Serelogy Hematology, Bio-Chemistry, Parasitology Room 15, Professional Bldg. Ph. CH 2-5296 Rome CH 2-3407 ELMOR CRAVEN ASSOCIATE First National Bank Bldg. Phone CH 2-1243 General American Life Insurance Co., St. Louis Veterinary Service VETERINARY SUPPLIES HESS, FRANKLIN and Others Mann-Bell Drug Store 501 N. Main CH 2-3924 BEAUTY SHOPS Ella's Beauty Salon Specializing in Permanent Waves and Hair Styling Mrs. Cecil McArdle, owner, operator. Beverly Cole New Location. .134 So. Hickory CH 2-4198 BEAUTYLAND Styling Salon 114 E. 2nd CH 2-4347 OPERATORS: Eloise Milton, Marion Ishang, Sharon Brill, and Wiloma Babcock. owner and operator. Millie's Beauty Salon Specializing in Hair Shaping and Current Styling Millie Engles — Owner • operator Rose Marie Baxter— 113 E. 3rd CH 2-3395 Pharmacy Is Our Business Your Prescription Will Receive Our Careful Attention BRISCOE DRUG STORE 847 S. Main CH 2-4133 PREVENT YOUR NEW BABY FROM FOOT DLLS... FIT HIM IN THE FAMOUS DR. WIKLER SHOES BY BUSTER BROWN The New Concept in Shoe Lasting... Perfected by Simon J. Wilder, D.S.C. Fitted Exclusively in Franklin County at RICHARDSON'S SHOE STORE 212 S, Main This Space FOR SALE Phone CH 2-4700 BUNDY INSURANCE AGENCY Ml I II ~ III".I III <' IO-I-, | r ,,.. I '• 106 E. SE (JT I A A A. KANSAS \

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