Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on February 1, 1961 · Page 4
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Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 4

Postville, Iowa
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Wednesday, February 1, 1961
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4 POSTVILLE (Iowa) HERALD Wednesday, February 1, 1961 AGRICULTURAL SURPLUSES HARD TO GIVE AWAY Iowa City—"Many Americans are nurtured on the principle that 'it is more blessed to give than to re- ceivo'; but in disposing of agricultural surplus abroad, it seems that it is harder to receive than to give." So suggests Professor Walter Krause of The State University of Iowa in a publication entitled "American Agricultural Surpluses and Foreign Economic Development." just released by the SUI Bureau of Business and Economic Research. "A question is raised as to just how vigorously the U. S. can afford to push disposal abroad, in the name of foreign aid. of its own ag ricultural surpluses." summarizes Professor Krause in his study. The idea has been channeling agricultural surpluses which regularly arise under this country's farm program to foreign countries on special terms can help the XX. S. ac- IGET OUR ... ! TRUCKLOAD i PRICES i ON • Delivered Grain ! [ AND SAVE. " tuninitiini'iii \ POSTVILLE FEED MILL I Elmer Ponsar, Prop. j I Phone 86 4-7731 PostviUe ! HARD OF HEARING! ZENITH EXTENDED RANGE HEARING AID #98% wider frequency range brings In sounds never before reproduced through present conventional hearing aids, • Vastly Improved the hearing of 9 out of 10 wearers tested—in actual test among people who wear hearing aids. That's all that is required to convince most anyone with a hearing loss that here is the closest thing to normal hearing—next to normal hearing itself. "LIVING SOUND Hearing Aids complish two objectives. First, it can ease the domestic farm problem. Second, it can at the same- time help promote our foreign-policy objectives — as receipt of the surplus commodities abroad would assist developmental efforts there, continues Krause. However, it is not easy to do justice to both facets o/ the dual objectives, he continues. "It is not ... as many Americans seemingly wish to believe . . . the simple situation of this country acting iii the spirit of .pure generosity to make some of its mounty available to an eager and grateful world abroad." "The plain fact is that the surpluses create problems as well as solve some." the SUI economist explains. For example. President Eisenhower in May of 1960 announced this country's largest single food- disposal transaction: agreement to sell $1.1 billion of surplus wheat and rice to India ... 287 million bushels of wheat and 22 million bags of rice. Although news, of the transaction, on the whole, was warmly received in India, the reaction was far different in other quarters. Thailand, which is much dependent on rice production and which normally sells a goodly portion of its output to India, charged that the American agreement with India had impaired Thailand's normal rice exports. The result was a sharp break in the domestic rice market in Thailand (a reduction from 67 cents per bushel to 29 cents). Other developments within Thailand included resignation of the country's foreign minister following local charges of his "failure to look after the country's interests"; a threat by top Thai officials to undertake an "agonizing reappraisal" of that country's relations with the United States; Cabinet action to send an "expression of dissatisfaction" to Washington; and considerable press comment questioning the wisdom of a purely pro-West political alignment for Thailand. Krause feels that, after weighing arguments on both sides of the question, the special problems associated with disposals abroad are so numerous and so great that only very little scope exists for substantial added disposals in the name of economic development in the near-term future. Assuming that we will not soon enact a domestic farm program which will stop the creation of large surpluses, however, this! country is obliged to look to disposal abroad. Krause admits. Because of the importance of this country's foreign-policy objectives, we need to investigate ways to move ahead with disposal operations without creating adverse repercussions in recipient or other countries, Krause says. Despite a generally cautious appraisal of any future increase of disposals. Krause points to two main actions by this country which he feels offer prospects for some increase in the disposal rate. The first is an increase in the over-all foreign-aid program by this country. In his opinion, the process of development in poor countries calls for outside assistance of various sorts and with greater over-all assistance it becomes easier for them to accept and put to good use the agricultural surpluses this country can supply. Apart from agricultural surpluses as help for economic development, Krause feels that this country should look into the possible use of the United Nations as a channel for some expansion in the Food-for-Peace program. Remember When-? FIFTY YEARS AGO Interesting: Items From the Files of "The Volfcsblatt" Published in February 10, 1D11 Mrs. Anna Schultz has rented the John Palas house. Howard Gordon has entered the draying business here. Rudie Huebner and Freddie Miller are at Elkader visiting relatives. Walter Campbell has purchased the L. D. B. Hawkins house for $1,500. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dahms at Castalia have a baby daughter in their home since January 29. Charles Martens, Sr., has purchased the Walke house for $1,100 and will move into it on March 1. Mrs. Andrew Nelson passed away here last evening. Durno and Nicolay have been awarded the contract for the new heating plant in the 'Luana Lutheran Church. Fred Thoma has purchased a building lot from George Bedhead for $500 and expects to erect a home on it this summer. Mrs. Howard Gordon is organizing a girls' band and the instruments arrived here today. Mrs. Allen Green, 23. passed away suddenly at the family home near Castalia Tuesday. She is survived by her husband and a three months old child. The chief topic of discussion at the Turner meeting held last Saturday night was the proposition to sell their present hall and to erect a new one on the William Moll lots. No definite action was taken. The Luana Lutheran Ladies Aid Society held its annual meeting in the home of Mrs. F. Kamp last week and elected the following new officers; President, Mrs. F. Splies; vice president. Mrs. H. Kamin: secretary, Mrs. Paulsen; treasurer, Mrs. F. Palas. A new automobile firm has been organized here, to be known as the Hart-Beucher Auto Co. They will be agents for the E. M. F. and (he Flanders cars. With tow dealers, PostviUe folke should have no trouble being supplied with automobiles. The new firm will receive throe cars this week. The agent for the Castalia Shipping Assn., W. H. Haefner, has a fine report to make to the meeting of that company tomorrow. During the past year 60 carloads of livestock were shipped to market. In these shipments were 210 head of cattle, 93 calves, 557 sheep, and 3.061 hogs. The total business of the association in 1910 amounted to $75,150.52. TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO Interesting- Items From the Files of the PostviUe Herald of February 6, 1936 Property owners of Ludlow township, Allamakee county, will be asked to pay about 30 per cent more taxes this year than last. At a recent meeting of the directors of the Farm Bureau organization Fred O'Riiey was re-elected as county agent for another year. Mrs. Emma Olson began Monday to call on every retail and manufacturing house in PostviUe for the taking of the biennial cen- ) sits of Manufactures and retail business. Honor roll students at PostviUe high school for the third six weeks were; Cathryn Harrington, Kathryn McGtiire, Howard Humphrey, Knthryn Klingbeil, Eileen Mork, Josephine Loftsgard, Louis Hill, Selena Olson, Don Humphrey, Jessie Poesch, Gladys Peterson, Murray Ellis, and Eileen Kozolka. Mrs. Cy Harrington, Mrs. George C. Sebastian and Mrs. John Saw- velle were hostesses on Monday evening to a company of lady friends. On Thursday of last week George Schultz sold his home M the former Joseph M dence, to Mrs. Louis HA Post township, who will j 'about March 1, at wMcfc |L and Mrs. Schultz will „j9 their Post township CI they will operate. ' .Miss Gertrude Sanders! Carolyn Campbell vrinjj night for Chicago, whew* er will purchase net!, Sander's Style Shop. Before you cr'Uiciie remember that even tho is run down, it's right t CUSTOM PLANNING . costs nothing extra when it comes to life insm • Whv not have a personalized plan to fit*your individual needs. BOYD B. TURNER THE NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. 124 West Greene Phone 8 FIFTY-FIVE-FOOT PLUNGE RITCHIE'S JEWELRY Between the Banks Prairie du Chien, Wise. Mr. and Mrs. Daryl M. Baker of Livermore miraculously escaped serious injury recently when their car went out of control and plunged down a 55-foot embankment to the ice on the Des Moines river. Baker suffered head cuts and bruises as did his wife. The car landed upside down and was a total loss. Clean Heat .\J#>'' % % i »• a Thafs what you want Thafs what you get when you call us for DX Heating Oil. Ifs unsurpassed in heat-producing value. It burns clean because it is scientifically treated with special additives. It protects you against burner fouling, fuel-system rust and harmful gum and carbon deposits. You'll like the kind of service we give you. It's neat, friendly and courteous. And ifs dependable. You get heating oil when you need it We're as close as your telephone—and just about that fast, too. Why not call us? HOME OIL COMPANY mm HH PHONE 4-3724 POSTVILLE, IOWA |iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiii i inn iiiiiiiiii i iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii mill | Farm Loan Service - Fully Insured Sale = NORTHEAST IOWA DIVISION AUCTIO REASON and LOCATION: As I am going out of dairy farming, I will hold a Public Auction at my farm lo i x /i miles South of Lutheran church in PostviUe, 3 miles N. of Clermont on No. 18 and V/ 2 miles E. Watch for Am Saturday, February 4 STARTING AT 12:00 O'CLOCK LUNCH WAGON ON GROUNDS. 125 Head of Holsteins 12! Complete Dispersal of Dairy Cattle & Equipmei 20 H0LSTE|N HEIFER CALVES MILKING EQUIPMENT 14 HOLSTEIN COWS, that are Springing. 4 HOLSTEIN HEIFERS, that are Springing. 39 HOLSTEIN COWS, and 1st Calf Heif. in full product 20 TWO-YEAR OLD HOLSTEIN HEIFERS, Bred for August and September Freshening. 28 YEARLING HOLSTEIN HEIFERS, Open. (Health Papers furnished with all cattle.) 500-gallon Dari Kool bulk tank 4 Surge seamless units. SP-11 Surge pump and motor. Pipeline and stall cocks for 40 cows. 35-gallon electric water heater. Surge double stainless steel washing vat. 2 stainless steel strainers. 40 stanchions (steel, wood-lined, Jamesway.) 23 non-siphoning drinking cups and pipe for each. Barn lime spreader. Can cart. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: This is one of the finest herds of Holstein dairy cattle m northeast Iowa to be offered for sale this season. Mr. Dean has sold "Grade A" m 11 " since February of 1958. Figures taken from actual sales to Maquoketa Valley Co-operative Creamery in 1960 show an average of 41,865 pounds of milk sold per month, or 1,395 pounds of milk per day and an averag« of 1,346 pounds of butterfat per month on 44.8 pounds per day. Mr. Dean's sole reason for selling this herd is the fact that cjm-; petent labor simply is not available. T« will be able to buy replacement or found* tion cows at this sale with confidence. E. L. "DIZ" DEAN Since There Will Be No Small Items, This Sale Will Stavf P X, . Will Start Promptly at 12:00 . . . Pl an T o Be Early. TERMS: Cash or 25% down on all purchases over $25.00. Balance in 6-8-10-12 or up to 18 months time given with finance charge and carrying charge of Vz of 1% per month added to your contract SETTLEMENT MUST BE MADE DAY OF SALE. No property can be removed until settled for. We Do Not Finance' Poultry. representative tSJSST Mana 2 ed * y° ur l0Cal S *J of an auctioneef \Z I? f^ 30 Service gives the farmer his dj insured sal° at low P r,?f k, . a u better managed, completely Af? Illinois. See vour h a ^ St ' Wlth bu y ers Iowa, Southern Wf' —-^L ° banker or representative about your auction. FARM LOAN SERVICF T„I Security State Bank Building MADISON, WISCON^ 5 ***COX&OXaX &f •••••••••"••^ ,JN Phnn,- flWerrv 9-6464 MAYHEW EATON, Auctioneer MILO JACOBIA, Ringman CASHIER - DEAN FERRIS Rep. Farm Loan Sale s;*™;™ llllll ilium m ,„.„r .®.« ervic e Phone: CHerry CITIZENS STATE BANK

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