Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on July 16, 1948 · Page 17
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 17

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Friday, July 16, 1948
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Here are 6 of the old people that live" at the Odd Fellows home. From left to right seated are .J. G. Crookston, Dana; Mrs. Mae Lormor, Mount Auburn and Mrs. Ida Corlett, Waterloo, and standing are Mrs. Olive Meese, Nichols; Sam Madden, Pocahontas, and E. G. Durston, Mapleton. The picture was taken west of the building which houses the old folks, the one nearest Mason City. It now has 101 residents although there have been as many as 165. From 15 to 20 of them at any one time are ill or so feeble that their food is brought to their rooms, Supt. Delahoyde said. In the rear of the buildings seen from highway 106 is a completely equipped 25-bed hospital. It even has an operating room, Delahoyde said. The trustees now are considering opening it. Meanwhile, 4 practical nurses are on duty in the old people's building to care for those who need it. The employes at the home try to anticipate the needs of the residents. The old folks are. even given pin money and the men HOT' BARGAINS IN WAR SURPLUS MATERIALS AT THE OUTLET STORE Mason City's Largest War Surplus Store Brand New Service Type Work Shoes $4.95 Genuine Cramerton Army Cloth "CHINO" Suntan Pants . . . $5.95 Brand New Sleeveless, Knee Length SUMMER Union Suits .... $1.93 Dust Goggles 98c Canvas Gloves 19c Undershirts 59c Suntan Shirts $3.19 White "T" Shirts, 3 for $2 Shop Cops 29c Web Belts 49c Suntan Pants $3.69 Brand New — Officers' "Pink" Gabardine Summer Slacks .... $12.50 B'ond New — Army — Keep the Sun Off Your Head Pith Helmets ...... $149 MR. FARMER: We Hare 11.6-ox. Canvas Tarpaulins . . . . IQc sq. it Get Rid of Flies, Mosquitoes, Ants, Insects 16-oz. D. D. T. Bombs . $149 222 THE OUTLET Lorgest War Svrpluf Store who wish it receive a regular allowance of tobacco. Each person has his own room and a married couple has two. There is a library in the building and also an assembly room where services are held on Sundays and moving pictures or other entertainment about twice a week, according to the superintendent. 20% OF PIGS DIED One pig in every 5 farrowed on Iowa farms from June, 1946, to June, 1947, died before it was 8 weeks old, a study by the statistical laboratory at Iowa State college shows. Farmers will profit by fly control through more meat and milk production from their livestock. Mason City Rendering Co. PHONE 1096 Coll Us For Prompt Removal of All Dead Stock. We Pay All Phone Charges DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE LICENSE NO. 42 Hogs Behind Feeder Cattle Saved Corn Hogs following fattening cattle save considerable quantities of feed and convert this would- be waste into pork, tests at the Iowa agricultural experiment station show. Measuring the pick-up of hogs following steers was carried out in conjunction with feeding tests with cattle. The amount of shelled corn saved by the hogs per 100 pounds of gain put on the cattle varied from 57 to 76 pounds per lot. Four pigs followed each group of 7 steers on experiment. Protein saved by the hogs for every 100 pounds of gain made by the cattle varied from 2 to 3 5 pounds for each lot of cattle. It was assumed that all hogs behind the cattle would have ths same ability to produce pork, according to C. S. Culberlson, Iowa State college animal husbandman in charge of the experiments. There is always seme difference in individual hogs and this accounted in part for variation in the amount of feed saved in each lot. The amount fed the cattle is another factor affecting feed saved by hogs. Six-tenths pound of mixed protein supplement, including a mineral mixture, was fed the pigs Mowing steers in addition to what they picked up. Twice daily they were trough-fed as much shelled corn as they would eat, and still pick up grain lost by the steers. A check lot of pigs, similar to those following cattle, provided a basis for determining how much feed equivalent was recovered from the manure. The check lot was self-fed a supplemental mixture, block salt and the same kind of shelled corn as the hogs following cattle. Culbertson points out that if ground corn is fed, hogs won't retrieve as much as if shelled corn is fed. Pigs following heavier cattle will pick up more than those following lighter steers or calves. The main reason that most farmers don't get good gains on hogs following cattle, is that the pigs usually are not fed enough in addition to what ihey are able to pick up from the manure, Culbertson says. CLEAN COMBINE FIRST It's time to make sure the combine is ready to go. First jotf is to clean it. Kerosene will take off rust and dirt. Washing it with a hose will get rid of weed seeds. Don't feed milking cows crops that have been treated with DDT warns Harold Gunderson of Iowa State college. The DDT. may come through in the milk. Van Hess CD 20 East State Phone 17 Your Headquarters for Conquers the Farmers Greatest Enemy WEEDS

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