The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 8, 1934 · Page 11
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 11

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, February 8, 1934
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FEBRUARY 8 1934 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE ELEVEN 1 Corn-Hog Program Just "Good Business"--Bliss \ AAA Not Radical, Declares*^ t \ Iowa Extension Official in Article. (EDITOR'S XOTE: TJlis is the first of two stories on tlic federal corn-hog production control program written tor the Associated Press and the Globe- Gazette uy Iv. K. BllHS, director of the extension service at Iowa State college and a member of the Iowa State corn-hog committee, on the interest of business in the AAA.) By K. K. BLISS. AMES, Feb. 8. (.T)--The agricultural Adjustment administration's program to restore farm purchasing power and make the farmer's dollar buy as much as it would just before the World war is neither a radical nor a revolutionary measure, It is what thousands of merchants and manufacturers call "good business,"--nothing 1 more. In other words, the corn-hog program is attempting to do for corn and hog farmers what every good husinessman tries to do every yeat --lay id a supply of stock on the basis of what people are likely to buy so that at the end of the year the business will show a reasonable profit. Exports Largely Disappointing. And that is what the AAA is .doing with corn a«d hogs -- cutting down the supply of corn 20 per cen and the supply of hogs 25 per cent because we know that people wil not buy as much aa farmers nor mally produce. Our export tnarket la largelj gone. It sliowa small chance of re viving within the next few years Iven the people ia the United tates don't buy as much of corn id as many hogs as farmers have ieen raising. So the thing to do is o stop raising some corn and some hogs. The automobile manufacturer, for sample, carefully estimates the number of cars which he thinks he an sell. Then he manufactures that lumber. If he estimates carefully ind sells his cars at a reasonable profit, he is called a good businessman. ' Sets His Price. But the automobile manufacturer _oes the AAA one better. In ai- lition to estimating the year's sales, -he automobile roanufauturer, with- n a certain limit, sets the price of his product. So the corn-hog program scarcely goes as far as the manufacturer's program. If a businessman is successful at planning his production on the basis of profitable demanc he is called a good businessman. I a corporation does likewise it is called a successful corporation. But if six million farmers in tin United States attempt to do thi same thing' it is called a social ex periment. Objective in Line. In a way the AAA is s. social ex periment. The difference is in th number of persons involved. But its objective, its goal, is i line with good business practices. In the United States there ar more than 6,000,000 farmers; i Iowa more than 200,000 who gro\ corn and hogs or both. For any on of these farmers to reduce produc tion without the others doing: like wise would be financial suicide. Manufacturers can plan produc tion. They largely control the coi ditions under which they operate LEARNING NEW TRICKS INELl SCOI Republican Leader Declares President Did Not Live Up to Pledge. WASHINGTON--One million government employes and half a mil- Ion war veterans should not be eliminated or reduced in the name of economy if there is to be no economy, according to Representative Bertrand Snell, of New Yorlt, republican leader of the house. He says: "I was one of the members of the h jse who last spring voted for the economy measure. I did it with the understanding that it was going to )c the policy of this administration o balance the budget and cut down expenditures so they would somewhere near equal the income of the overnmcnt. Referring to the argu- Abovc lire t\vu o[ Iowa's oldest corn-hog producers who aren't "too old to learn new tricks." At lenst, they lire signing the corn-hog adjustment contract which Is something- decidedly neiv In agriculture ns they hnvo known It in Iowa county. Left to right arc Adam Kell, Ij- doru, 60, still operating 20(1 acres, unil Louis Feller o£ Victor, 74, who rents his farm to his son on a share lease. Standing- Is County Agent D. II. Zenlmiro of Marengo, official representative of the United States department of agriculture. Farmers do not. The weather, plant | and insect disease, so far, can only be partly controlled. Manufacturing business is concentrated in units which may be carefully supervised. Agricultural business is widely scattered. The government through AAA supervision and control, gives farmers a. chance to co-operate in conducting their business on business principles. The moon has no running water on it, no atmosphere and no vcgela- I tion so far as known. County Legion Session Planned at Spillville SPILLVILLU, Keb. B.--The en- mtal county American Legion meeting will be held Tuesday, Feb. 13 it the society hall. After the regular business meeting, a banque' will be served. More than 04,000 men have been given jobs on 1,672 Civil Works Administration projects in Kentucky. mcnt In favor of the economy act at that time, I find that the president said in his message, taking particular pains to point it out, that during- the previous three years of republican rule there had been a deficit of 54,134,000,000. "He affirmed that this continued deficit running over a period of three years had contributed to the collapse of our banking system, accentuated the stagnation of the economic life of the country, and had added to the ranks of the unemployed. He went on further to warn congress that upon the unimpaired credit of the United States government rested the safety of bank deposits, the security of insurance policies, the activity of industrial enterprises, the value of agricultural products, and the availability of employment. Continuing he said: 'I give you assurance that if this is done there Is reasonable prospect that within a year the Income of the government will be sufficient to cover the expenditures.' "On that basis, on that policy, a great many members voted for the economy act. But within GO days after the president received that authority and made that statement the present administration commenced to spend money in a more profligate manner than, any administration in lue ristory of the government. And in addition to that the president comes before congress 10 months after he made his first statement and frankly says that tit the end of the first fiscal year of his administration there will be a deficit of 57,309,000,000. "In the face of this attitude, in the fnee of the absolute recklessness with which we nre shoveling money out of the treasury, what reason is there to further take the S3 and $10 a month from the civil service employes, the old widows, or the service connected disability cases of the World War or Spanish war veterans?" Has Second Operation. LONBROCK--Chester Simpson, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. R. I. Simpson, who recently underwent an appendicitis operation, underwent another operation at the Algonn hospital. He is recovering. Joice Co-Op Creamery Names Amundsen Head at Annual Gathering .)OICi_, l«'eb. S.--The Jpice Cream- cry company held Its annual meeting Tuesday. Officers were reelected for the coming 1 year as follows: Lars Amundson, president; Oscar Aamodt, vice president; Otis Tweed, Theodore Ramsey and Aslnk Krlnglaak, directors, and Carl Graunkou, treasurer. The past year has scored the highest production year of the company. Total receipts were S72.10-l.97. Two Enter County Knee, NEW HAMPTON, Feb. 8.--Miss Pearl McKce Tuesday announced she would be a candidate for tho democratic nomination for recorder. She la now serving her first term. Joseph Blanheiiheim announced he would be a candidate for the democratic nomination in the Dayton and New Hampton townships. VAPOR RUB IMPROVED Chills show that body resistance is low--tliat a cold may be on. the way- Better gargle Lislerine. Tbis safe antiseptic helps to keep tlic germs of cold (millions in the mouth) under control. If sore tliroal is also present, LiBlerine will often relieve it. ICOUCHS COLDS C OlSlNFtCWIT GROVES LAX. Bromo Ouinln* 30c»iie... ASPIRIN S Gr. CcMifisd Bottle of 100 . . NEOPHEN TABS. For Headaches SOcsixe · · . · COUGH SYRUP Red Cherry 6k lin CREOSOTE Emutiion $1.25 liu PALMOLIVE '^,5, Shampoo 5Qc me wr mi*' COCONUT OIL s-y Shampoo 50c liie «S * *· PETROLATUM *-» Hair Tonic 75c ilic *9 I C LUCKY TIGER Hair Tonic Si jize....... CASTILE mpoo 60c lire . LUXOR POWDER All ShadeiSOc liie COMPACT Hudnull Marvcloul SEVENTEEN NailPoliih LA GERARDINE , Shampoo $1.50 size. ... WILDROOT Waveict60c'iiie HOT | WATER | BOTTLE. I ALARM CLOCK ,S\(tlMC4E I $t.50 Guarnnlxtd value... .9B* IDIPLITE C WSKtttHBi Cigarclle Lighter HUGHES IDEAL Hair Biuih S1.50 v.lue BATH POWDER Large Jar 51, value DE VILBISS Atlai A to miter 55* HfNKLES PALMOLIVE Shaving Crtaml25ciUc .. KRANKS lalhcrkrccm 35c tin HTCH TALC For Men 25c lize SHAVING BRUSH Genuine Badges $1. value LILAC VEGETAL Foi Allei Shaving $1 ii«. MAR-O-OIL TBR.CALWEIL LEVER BROS. SOAPS liFBUOY fi 'HEALTH SOAP ^ff UAROE SttE DELICIOUS · COUNTRY · STYLE SERVED . CLAUDE A MOST DELIGHT. FUL treat await.s YOU! Tender MILK FHD Chickens done lo n ricli GOLDEN TSUOVVN -served witli HOT his- cults -- FRESH K ard«i vegetables -- CREAMY potatoes. Plan to have lunch with us SATURDAY--you will he more Irian ;ifc(i5eil! All of our C7ifi."ht!n$ anj Product: come from neighboring farms! FLOWERS FACE SPECIAL STEAK SUPPEIV 5CK 35? CREOSOTE. COTTON-SDH-' .-'.-$C«,-,':,'.;.' SjjjpW-WHjTt CANDIE^CHOCOUTESG PERFUME CODUV6ROIL ttTc. BROMO OUJN1NE

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