Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on July 16, 1948 · Page 11
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 11

Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, July 16, 1948
Page 11
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M a s o n City Globe-Gazette 16 LAND PRICE NEAR '23 The price of Iowa land is higher today than at any time since J923, says William G. Murray, head of the economics and sociology department at Iowa State college. He urges weighing all factors carefully before buying a farm. Grain prices are expected to be lower this fall. Mid West heavy-duty, high- quality truck bodies have ityliog and construction features unmatched on the market today. Mid West truck bodies carry MORE because inside dimensions provide maximum payload capacity. You'll appreciate the superior features of these precision-built, heavy-duty bodies. Available in three body types. AUTHOR1ZID SALIS AND SERVICi CENTRAL AUTO ELECTRIC CO. ^iK Kill Canada Thistles in Oats With 2,4-D 25 First St. S. W Phone 143 New Bulletin About Windbreaks Is Out Iowa fanners who are planning a new windbreak, or have one which now needs attention can gain information on the ad ELECTRIC COOKING CieCTHIC 1 ''• ELECTRIC J WATER SYSTEM vantages of mulching and protecting trees from a new bulletin, "Evergreen Windbreaks for Iowa Farmsteads." The bulletin, P88, prepared for Iowa State college extension, foresters, K. B. Campbell and R. B. Grau, discusses the steps of planning and planting of windbreaks, as well as the care and protection. CULTIVATE TREES TOO The competition of grass and weeds can slow the growth of new shrubs and trees for many years, says Marghenta Tarr, Iowa State college landscape architect. For the first few years cultivate around the plantings from time to time all summer, whenever weeds or grass show up. cJLittie 5 RADIO SERVICE 16 First St. S. E, Phone 1079 Kill Canada thistles in oats by spraying with 2,4-D. There is sill time to get rid of this weed pest, says E. P. Sylwester extension botanist at Iowa State, C °The e 'farmer who has thistles in oats should wait now until the crop is harvested and then splay with 2,4-D, using a heavy dosage after the thistle regrowth reaches 8 to 10 inches in height. Sylwester advises an application of H pounds of 2,4-D in the amine or salt forms, or one pound of the ester per acre. New legume seedmgs are sensitive to 2,4-D, Sylwester warns, but if Canada thistles are bad, it is a good idea to start measures to get rid of thern^ even though damage to the legume will result. Iowa farmers are hiring more custom work done on their farms than they used to. ELECTRIC RADIO I IE CTHIC I IGMTING f L^CTRIC WASHER tltCTRIC ll»V" . Your FARM HOME I am Reddy Kilowatt, your Electric Servant. A flip of the switch any time of the day or night will bring me racing into your home to provide the comfort and convenience that mean better living on the farm. 1 will cook and refrigerate your food, pump water, provide radio entertainment, light every room, wash, iron, vacuum rugs and do a host of othei jobs for only a few cents a day. Despite the rising cost of labor and materials necessary to bring my services to you, I'm still one of the biggest bargains in your budget. As a matter of fact, there are 225 jobs on your farm that I can do quickly and efficiently ... at greater profit for you. My average wages are just 3c an hour! John Deere Hay Loader John Deere 6 Ft. Mower John Deere Heavy Duty Trailer Wagon 6-Ply Tires Apex Ensilage Cutters 1 Grain Blower 1 Ensilage Blower Cerro Gordo Implement Store O. W. On? 15 10th Street S. W. Phil W. Ong WHY UP-TO-DATE FARM BUILDINGS or« oj important« your 11 r c T o i c IL W C I I A M I R GAS & BIECTRIC COMPAHY UP-TO-DATE FARMING METHODS OUTMODED FARMING METHODS ARE COSTLY to the farmer—and so are obsolete farm buildings. Check on your farming operations. Have your building improvements kept pace with your improvements in farm- S5? mefhods? Structures improperly located or improperly consSuctcd may be wasting your time, energy and money. Now is the time to bring your farm buildings up-jo-date IA mike them economically sound m relation to the pro Tuctivl?y o vSir farm operations. Farm buildings should pay their way, and in so doing bring you increased piofits. We can help you with your planning—and can furnish trJbuifding materials you'll need for actual construction or alterations. FULLERTON LUMBER Co. 15 Fourth Street S. W. Phone 642 J. S. Hansen, Manager. Mason City, Iowa

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