The Malvern Leader from Malvern, Iowa on January 25, 1934 · Page 6
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MILLS COUNTY FARM BUREAU NEWS wu PholHs $44 Aftcfrc* nf&s Ulit^Stl Question* Atked Oft Corn-Hog Plan fr&i nf School* Now Being eld ill All P Cetrtity ot questions regarding the corn-hog contract and administrative rulings covering the contract are asked each day at the training schools new being held in alt parts of Mills county, One ot the questions frequently asked Is: "Can a contract be signed by a producer for torn ot bogs aionef The answer is tbat, In general, no. But there are exceptions: tt a hog producer's i*8f-8S litters were less than four, for example, he does not have to reduce hog production, though he tnay sign a contract, bnt be is not eligible for hog redaction payments. And If the producer's 1933-33 litters were less than three he Is not eligible to receive a hog benefit payment. It a producer's 1932-83 average corn acreage Is less than 10 acres he does not have to reduce production and is not eligible for corn reduction payment, though be tnay sign a contract. In any case where the average corn acre- sue is 10 or more acres and the average number ot Utters is more than three, a producer must reduce both corn and hogs, according to the rulings. Producers who do not intend to plant corn in 1134 may sign a contract and receive benefit payments for not more than 30 per cent ot their reduction, and, tn tbe ease of hogs, they may receive benefit payments for not more than 36 per cent of their reduction, unless otherwise auth- orised to do so by tbe secretary ot agriculture. The producer also must agree that the farm under contract will be operated through out 1134. A person who owns sows "loaned" to other producers under an agreement tbat he retains ownership and will get back the sows and a certain number of pigs at a later date, cannot include tbe Utters from such sows in his 1933 33 litter*. This is because he does not own tbe Utter* when farrowed and because tbe Utter* are not farrowed on land owned and operated by him. Such bogs, bow- ever, may be included in tbe 1933-33 litter* ot tbe producer, providing • he owned tbe litter* when farrowed. f'* farm.tbat will be idle or abandoned in 1934 may not be covered by a contract. A stock-share tenant is qualified to sign a contract it bis landlord signs and tbe crop-share tenant who rents all of bia land from one landlord will also obtain tbe signature of the landlord,. In the case of a producer who operates a farm composed of land rented from different landlords, a contract may be signed: 1. Providing tbe contracted acres are located on land owned or rented for cash by tbe producer and not on the land rented tor share. i, If tbe contracted acres'are located on one of the tracts of land rented on shares, in which case the landlord of that tract must sign tbe contract with tbe tenant, and will receive a share ot the corn reduction payment, Such,a producer, however, will Drtgn separate contracts it any of the.contracted acres are to be located on the land rented on abares from two or more landlords. Moving from one farm to another does not affect the producer's eligibility to sign a contract. A landlord may enter into contract covering a farm rented to a«4 operated by a crop-share tenant, providing the tenant Tilling and providing any of tbe contracted acres are located on the landlord'* land, A landlord may sign a contract Covering a farm for which a tenant bM not yet been obtained. If ha fall* to §et a tenant be may «B»r*tt the tism and get reduc, tjon pajrmeuti providing be ba* producer on that part of tfie fatw he operates and another contract aa landlord on that part of his farm wMeh Is rented. A contract-signer win not Increase the number of feeder »tgs he buys In 1934 shore the adjusted aterage for 19X2 And 1833 according to the rulings. Another question frequently asked in regard to eligibility for signing contracts is, "Are ant other hog producers except those who buy feeder pigs and do not raise any ot their own eligible to obtain hog redaction payments?" Yes, there are: 1. Producers who raise hogrs entirely or largely upon the open ranre. J. Producers who raise hogs under conditions which make impossible the determination ot number ot litters farrowed and hogs produced from such litters. 3. Producers who raise hop under conditions which make adequate checking of performance Impossible. 4. Producers whose 193Z-38 Utters are less than three. TO OMANN.1 TOR GREATCR BUYING POWER Bu.y Bee 4-H Club Meet* at Winifred Karr Home The Busy BeeS 4-H club ot Plattville township met at the home ot Winifred Karr on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 13. Ten members were present. The meeting was called to order by the president, Ruby Powles. I The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. The leader, Margaret Lincoln, appointed a committee to organize a program for their club for 1934, After tbe meeting adjourned refreshments were served. The next meeting will be held at the home of Margaret Lincoln on Feb. 10. Ruby Karr, reporter. Imogene • S. E. Mills Soil Erosion is Costly to Farmers Bet Ch»tfe<J tbe of the ten, Teat* Show Great Need for Employing Method* of Control Although the national program tor soil conservation la only four years old It has already brought to the attention ot tbe country many startling facts. Test* have shown for instance that washing rains take 30 times as much plant food from the soil aa i* actually used by crops. Still more alarming t* tbe knowledge, brought out by surveys of the United States Department of Agriculture, that large losses of soil are taking place on almost every Important soil type in tbe country. On tbe basis of experiment* at the 10 regional stations, specialists of the Department estimate that not less than one and one- halt billion tons of soil are washed out of the fields of the United States every year. Results thus far indicate that in norma times the direct cost of this enormous loaa of soil amounts to not less than $400,000,000 annually The farmers pay this bill. Knowledge of the colossal damage o: soil erosion has hastened the dis covery of new methods of control and improvement ot old methods. Strip cropping —the growing of thick crops, such as sorghum grass, or alfalfa in strips along the contours between clean-cultl vated crops ™ is a recent devel opment of great value in erosion control, Older methods ot saving soil such an terracing, are receiving renewed emphasis. I n Texas alone farmers are terracing a mil lion acres of land a year. There is also a notable Increase In soil saving by cover cropping and by crop rotation that do not leave the soil at the mercy of wind and water. Small gullies are being checked by the use of inexpensive dama made of waste fertilizer bags filled with sod. Dams made ot logs, atones or brush are also effective and inexpensive. Those employers who bad tbelr taken from them, toy fHROOOH their county corn-hog * control aitoctationi. American farmers can follow th* pathway to Increased purchasing power for corn aod hogs. Under the corn-bog reduction plan, they can organise to coo* trot production and they wilt recefte tbe tall benefits for their efforts. Although the Agricultural Adjaot- ment Administration Is charged by taw with tae responsibility ot direct- Ing ths eotn-hog reduction program, the actttt sign-up of contracts and the local administration will be In ths hand! of tbe corn-hog Control associations which will be organised in major corn-producing eoofltios by contract signers. Each farmer who tlgni a reduction contract become* a member of the association a&i I* entitled to a tots »n its a/fain. The Boar! tif Directors of th« County tJorn-ttol Control Association trill be composed ot represent*, live* from the farieot communities within tbe county, elected fey eon- meting pfodueefs, toemwttes. ta each community a t>«rm»n*nt com mltte* of three ta fit* member* also will b* elected by farmer*. fiiA&tti* fttfi CilJW In tie DM Ptrttrfe H*f a *p1«edld *te*fr AHth*»«*V •flirty ttWtrfnf fitftf la« Heft* ief tt fcti MM* 0frf tfit night Defftft. rT<m it Wtl tftefhwn iird fitoW Wtl ttktnf 1 lit fcatt, t tt§ft *• d*art# loved 10 dfl It time*, AM *nHe M took thft iltt Mtt lii Ml toiJninf. ft! was trUttttt iii ttCT fre*» f «f of tatlaf. Did you «tef nttt flit MM dTfla* df«nrt» tnen y*n klXW )M iMNr p1ea»4ht KedAy'i drtaai wtrt. The» wtl Ooif Me thlflf wfonf with ta«W druami. "That Wai thlt they nade fteddy Impatieflt ffl th* flfrt p1i.M h* wil htttgry, and Annual Catholic Btutaar to be Held on Feb. S, 6 Tbe annual Catholic Basaar is to be held in St. Patrick's ball on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 6 and 6. Tbe ladies heading the supper committee are Mrs. A. J. McOln- nls, Mrs. A. J. Clark, Mrs. Frank Liaughlln, Mrs. Leo Langblln and Mrs. Martin Head. For the fancy work: Mrs. Steven Narke, and Parcel Post packages, Mis* Elisabeth Maher. 'Many attraction* are planned by other committee* for botb evenings and a good at* tendance is hoped for. Imogene Bridge Player* Win from Randolphian* A number dt our Imogene men were Invited to Randolph last Monday night to attend a bridge tournament. Tbey are very proud to report having won from Randolph b/ tSO point*. Those going were Paul McOarglll, Clyde Addy, Roscoe Greenwood, Col, Butcher, Wayne Drake, Floyd Q*e, Wendell Stuelke and Berate Laughlin. Harry and Will Comstock were : also invited but became ot a |ur- prlse party on Mr*. Will Com stock were unable to go. ta tbat of a hired laborer, or Moated. any otber device intend, «4 l« derive the »ct w i producer «* thefwa i« 1134 Of » share of i A turn WMT who Hves on fell (Mm *«4 RTP4MSM bog* but rent* Reft «f fete iMMl !« a tMtJtt Mi tto one contract a* violation ot tbe NBA wde found tbe Blue Eagle* were homing nlgeona.T-Hewftrk evening New|. Tbe Ladies Auxiliary held a special meeting Sunday after* noon at their club room to look after some special business affairs that bad to be cared for a* tbey were unable to bold tbelr monthly meeting, Jan. 2. Mrs. Tom McDonald and daughter*, Mary Catherine and Blllnor, accompanied Mae and Emmett Maher to Council Bluff* Saturday. Mrs. A. J. McGlnnts and mother, Mrs. ..Scott Arterburn, were Saturday shoppers in Red Oak. Mr. and Mrs. Lew Gutschenrlt- ter, Vincent nad George, and Ed Maber spent Saturday in Red Oak tbe latter having dental work done and Mrs, Outschenrltter spent the day with her mother, Mrs. Kate Biggins, Sam Lawaon from Norwich was in Imogene last Thursday purchasing horses. Mrs. T, F. Maher, Donald, Willie and Miss Loretta spent Tuesday In Shenandoah. Mr. and Mrs, Bernle Laughlin and three youngest children *pent Friday in Sbenandoab where Mrs, Laughlin is having dental work done, Mr, and Mrs. Clyde Addy, Mr, and Mrs. Will Comstock; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Comstock attended St. Marys bridge party in, Sbenan- doab last Thursday evening, Jim Berrlgan. a former Jmo- gene boy, but now of Omaha, spent Wednesday here greeting old friends. Thos. O'Connor spent Tuesday in Omaha where he attended a horse salt. Margaret, little daughter of Mr. and Mra. Colonel Butcher, ba* been having mumps. Dr, Jas. Coogan, wbo left here several days ago for v»U w«* very much disappointed with his location and did R ot stay, He spent the past week here visiting; friend,*, Re. was ojj hi* way to Peorla, j})., where be expects to Ho left bere Sunday mofn* lei. Bernle McQajdJe came down from Qm»b» tbe fart ptrt «f the week for a few day* visit with, bit totter, Mite"— " relative*, A lftT|« crowd. the corn-hot nj«e»n, W*d*e*d»y Mr*. .Enid Webb is seriously ill at ber home with an Infection from an abscess on ber limb. Mr. Webb drove to Logan Sunday morning to get ber mother, lira. Alice CaddeU. to take care ot her.. Representative E. P. Laughlin came from Des Moiaes Saturday to see bis son Matthew who was quite badly burned last Tuesday by throwing gasoline OB a tire outside where tbey were butchering. Botb hia arm* were badly burned. He was taken to Shenan- doab where be received medical attention. Homer Pool I* the new driver for the Sunday Omaha Bee-New* from here. He made his first trip Sunday and all rural residents re* ceived a tree sample. Jtmmte 'Laughlin and Wlllard Weatherall are. tbe driver* for tbe Sunday World-Herald. Walter Stroud of Tabor was in tbis locality last Wednesday. Joe Ryan returned tbe latter part of last week from New York City where be spent two week* visiting bi* two doughter* and otber relatives. James Martin, wbo cared for bi* place during bi* absence, baa atao returned borne. Read the ads, Thsy an addressed to you personally, f, , . y.< •**. •What'* th* N*W*r Asked Rsddy. tn tbe second place, b* knew, or thought h* kn*w, exactly what kind of a dinner h» would bar* as soon a* shadow-ttm* arrived. H* would have a muskrat dinner, and th* very thought of it made hi* mouth water and water. That I* why h* was Impatient—Impatlnit for th* coming of *hadow-Um*, Aside from tbl* Impatience, Reddy was perfectly bappy. H* bad tried all aorta of way* to g*t Jerry Muskrat up on land when b* could be caught, but always without sac- cess. But this, coming night It would b* different Jerry bad prom l**d to b* waiting for bin at th* Smiling Pool, after the earning of tb* Black Shadows. Then together tb«y would Mart, for , v Farmtr -' - - " " - ' " - "" m t»w* *&d vm tt y Mrttfrt I* so ?«.« 6*. m&t irtift to nt tent f At lets* tMt tt wMI irefMsn fUn as it «tt tto* mrt H "fie doeto'f w«f*et t ofttht Reddy. "If* funfty ho* Ittpfd tom» folkl Can be, btrt tt fl *«tt for m« thtt t&et aM stflpW. ff Itttf Mrtkrtt frtlly WaJ fttift at M WtmWut fcltf lltteMd W tfle. wmjld Mv» known *ntt 1 WU d*. Sbt feUt spp*tlte W*l too moeh tot hit wit*. _ l«rry H lik« • l«t »i othefs-=-teie« If bii stofflaeh instetd df fell head, »bJdi II t«ff flnt fof m. a*!!*, hew tfotte* Slflclle th« C5ro*. 1 wonder tf he has any news thti afternoon." Bare eudtign, theft fral Bllckll cominf from the dlfWtlon of tb« Green Meidfiws. When h* law Reddy sitting on bi* doorstep h» stopped In tbe top of a little tree to pan tbe tlm« of day. "What'i tbe newsr asked Reddy. "Just what t was going to alt you, H -replled Blacky, wbo is a crafty black rascal and 1* seldom to be caught napping. Reddy Fox grinned food natttftd* ly. "There Hn't a thing to tell you," be replied. "1 bat* been asleep ever since daylight and yon are tb* first person 1 have seen." "And L H replied Blacky, "can tell you llttl* more except that t aaw Jerry Mu*krat a long way from tbe Smiling Pool" Reddy Jumped a* tf a sharp thorn bad *udd*nly pricked him. "What 1 * that you aaldr he exclaimed. "I said that I saw Jerry Muskrat a long way from tb* Smiling Pool," replied Blacky. "He was 'way over toward Farmer Brown'* cornfield.'' "Bun** me," axclalmtd Reddy, rlalng hurriedly. 1 hav* suddenly remembered an appointment which I bad quite forgotten. I would like to *tay for a' chat, but this matter la *o Important that I mn*t attend to It at one*. Ton understand bow It Is, don't >onr -P«rf*ctly, M r«pU«dBUcky. "Don't Itt - me detain yon a moment." Tb*n b* ipread bU black wing* and new away chuckling. Ton see, be hadn't told Reddy that when be aair Jerry H was quite a while ago, and Jerry wa« w«U on;bl* wayibome ' ' ^ ^J /* : t' % -•»' ' J 1 V' -i 4 ,<«• *< ¥ •-..-' : ;^^lfi;^ Excuse us for living? Not on your life! We don't need any excuse ;for we have a man- sized job, That is the task of supplying our subscribers with ALL lie news of the field we serve. And while we sometimes slip in our purpose};^ believe we print more news of this particular part of the world thaft any other publication. *t-.$ That is the basis upon which we solicit sub- Mr». AlUe Ryan underwit^ t **« ed to no lesa, That is why you will find eight ^ ' * r r _K i"?JI ,'$ ^v sr^lx^ i nS jf'' » r .i. V , ' T * ' _* * « fiii , • -' • -.-, i^fe'^'* fi £>A fcT'./.s ?4/& * "j-^r- -. „**-A . *:>. ..:-«

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