Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 32
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Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 32

Oskaloosa, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 30, 1957
Page 32
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« ft W«4., Jan. 10, I9S7 OSKAL005A DAILY HfJLALD Form Ponds Show Kg Increase In MokHoska County j Water was a particularly precious substance on farms throughout this area in 1956. And because of the prolonged drouth conditions, the wisdom of water coa- aervation was realized more than ever before. This was clearly evidenced m the big increase in number of f farm ponds constructed in Mahaska county during the past year through the ass:stance of tne Soil' Conservation Service (SCSI office.; ·me county SCS offices sum- 1 RAYMOND RANDELL, built 3 toe-wall marv of the year's work sho-AS gully control structures during 956 -- two 85 farm ponds built in 1906 com- on his farm southwest of Cedar and one on pared with only 42 for the prevj- his farm south of Frerront. Shown helping with ous year, or an increase of 100 per cent. ALSO SHOWN in tie summary j are operations that were con-1 ducted in the county m which water conservation is effected as well as soil conservation and gen- ! aral land improvement. , These would include the 2,049' acres of contouring, 77 acres of! atrip cropping, 85 acres of wild-. life area improvement, the con-' atruction of 11 gully control structures, and 14 miles of terracing. ' Still other achievements of the · ·-£ ," * f" "* JT Mahaska county SCS crew in 1956 \ '* ^ jfcif ^ ""^ consist of 12 fish pond improve- j »ent projects, laying of 182,812 lineal feet of tile drains, six miles; of open-ditch construction, 39; acres of waterway construction, i and 1,41* rods of contour field boundaries. IN ADDHIOX, the SCS office made 56 contacts in counseling · . . , work with older cooperators to see the wooden forms were removed and the con- U they needed help with particular crete structure is in its completed state. Sev- problems. " eral other types of gully control structures were In the planning part of the pro-1 . _^_^__ m^*mit4^* ^^ good cma-aeeneat ac ing made. wbo the construction of one of them are Harold of the system Hasting, (left) and Fr.nci, A^o, SCS con.ar- three vation aids. Doing -much «f fee work them selves, Mr. and Mn. Max KeaMy.,They who lire OB an acreage ate BUtae pa«*d an southwest at Oakaicoaa, have hv- stalled a bathroom at They lifted * small rot kitchen for the project mg now is ready to he and the project win he completed toon. The Kelaeya hav* lour ckfl* dren, Rex, 3 yean old; Linda, 4. and twins, Rhonda, and Roger, months. PLUMBING in their home the big project last year for and Mrs. Amuu Lone;, who southwest of Leighton. A pressure system and a new well to assure' plenty of water are the main parts The Long, boom of Leichton; Roland, a ; at Central cottege in Pella, and Delbert, Pella high school student. THIS VIEW shows +he same structure efter Mr. and Mrs. Oerrit De Hamer, who live southwest of Leighton, also have it plumbing project as part of their progress during the past year. Tney completed installation of a bathroom in a eloaet in their farm borne aouthweat of Leighton. Tney have two daughters, Dorothy, who trachea at Ames, and Donna, who attend* a rural school. FAINT AMB improvement at Walker, who three miles re-papered aad of their by their aad retattres who Mre in to one of the improvements hy Mr. and Mn. Barton G. ABgood at their Cam home four of Oakakwaa. It to a hug* paved patio at the rear of the house which waa wed frequently for picnic suppers during the aummer and fan months. Other improvements at the All- goad home were, new wallpaper to the sVrtag and dtntng mama and the addition of a utility room and entryway at the rear of the house The uUttt" room i.-h:tl=3 a lava* tory for sa*u working or. the farm to aae te into the Mr. and Mrs. Glenn CMdeater, made it into a wide archway. A long window was replaced with two abort window*, aad papering and painting wen done. Later, kitchen cabinets will he hOUt and a sink win he Installed new windows. ASCeOtoe kt A MOVE NEXT MATCH made the Frank Bakers, who farm 10 miles southwest of Oskakwoa, decide not to make any improve- nenta at their home the past year. The Bakers and their four i children, Freddy, Jerry, Nancy * and Joan, will move to a farm auc miles north of Maw EXTERIOR iiu^ic-vcmenta were! made at the farmstead where Mr. j and Mrs. F. M. Patrick live. Thej farm, located near the Eveland bridge, i* owned by Clara Wilaon] of Oskalooaa. AH of the built in Mahaslca county during the past year with assistance from the districts SCS crew., (SCS Photos) gram, 2T farmers became district j and v. L. Snyder. cooperators, and 35 basic plans] Lincoln _ Robert Bam= were completed. ; son--M. L. Upton, Harry L. Cole- These plans included the follow- j man and w ^ Upt on. Monroe-Ing conservation practices: field Rommel Augustmet Kelly Gatton, arrangements; rotations; erosion,i^^^ Molyneux Lo ft us Com- eontrol, such as contouring, ter-i^^, c p Augustine and An- racing and strip cropping; pas- ^^ Van Hul2en ture renovation: fertilizer recom-j pleasant GroV e-John Draughn, S L^=^±^S Clarence Caves, Perry Current 1 Isaac Dunmck, Warren Loving, I township, and Raymond Randell! Mai'- (5) °f Harrison township. Keokuk Co. 4-H'ers 216 MOXTEZUMA, (Special) -- Keo- counry 4-H members enrolled bab; beeves as 4-H projects Around the Countryside (By EMMA. LOU) PROGRESS on farms is not new bams, new conservation t ' Camer ° n control structures; and drainage! practices, such as tthng and open- j ditch construction. j Bogaard FOLLOWING are the Mahaska county farms, listed by townships, are bright wtta fresh white paint.; There is yellow trim on the shut-j ten of the bouse and green trim! on the farm buildings. ; i Another project to improve the; appearance of a bouse at the farm of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Nossaman, southwest of Leighton. They tore the large front porch off their borne and replaced it with a small cement porch. They plan to replace some windows in the front of the bouse with a picture window later to further modernize the appearance of the house. Another project at the Nbaaa- mans was the balkllng of a new separator boose near the boose, with a cement walk connecting the two. The Nossamana have five chil- Their daughters are Mrs. Wt.Il - La s ie ^ »T j r Vande Noorde, - Hereford baby beeves took the maKng toward comfortable, hap- and lead from Angus, which nave been py . prosperous farm life can be 'marry. Roush and Mrs. BUly fce ^^ *° pvlr the P ^ ^ i ^» nd to £arm bomes - I Brown, both of University Park. ' ears - A total rf 104 H refords - « ! Many farm families in the Oska- , Thexr sons .are Lee, a student at Earl Boyd. Angus were which farm ponds were to 1956: Calvin Cruzen, built Mrs. Gall 'g»"^c and Charles France. Black Oak--Ver Meer Brothers, pr. Georgia Chaifont, Nic Meppe- fink and Roy De Bruin. Cedar-Roy J. Lytl*. last Des Moines--T D, Rees, LyaH Davis, Forrest Whitlatch and Clarence Gordy. Garfield-- weighed and tattooed during the Scott-- Leo Broerman and Bertha Jas = wegb o£ Decejnber at Den AdeL Spring Creek -- Ed Scharf ing stations Bruno Pierce and Flovd Rodgers ^ located in Ollie Keswick, jloosa area have made improve-, Central college in Fella; Larry, a ments in their homes during the (senior at PeEa high school, and past year. It is impossible to re-j Kenneth, an eighth grader in a port all of these projects, but here'nearby rural school. PROGRESSf-FARMERS Iowa Breeders Co-Op Ar« proud to b* able to hdp increase milk production of our local dairy hard*. Breeding. Feeding and Management Keystones of Progress LB.C - A timer turned wd controlled breetfing association. Anthony YonderWit Art Fudge Oakaloooa, Delegate New Sfearom, Altenate In 1955 35% of Iowa's dairy cows were bred artificially, as compared to 15.5% in 1950 or 2.5% in 1946. THE AVttA« IOWA COW PRODUCES 207 US. OF FAT AVERAGE DAUGHTERS OF IJ.C. SUPERIOR SIRES ON IOWA FARMS DHIA TEST -- 423 US. OF FAT For Continued Progress . . . Take the Guesswork Out of Your Breeding. Bread Your Favorite Broad Artificially With I.B.C. Taehnieians. Sam Gfendening Archie Thompson, Jr. Cor Van Egmond NEW SHARON PHONE 3E51 KNOXVILU5 VI Z-52O7 FELLA MA 8-2114 OSKALGG3A OB S-4747 Pearsonj Simon and Paul Vander Zyl, Ross i Brostrom. Eva BarnhiU, Stevens, Dean McKinney and Le-JLoyd, Fred Voss, William Oalcrv^rBoggess^S; ^rmers 33 Busy Benton W. H. Beach, Chester *rside 19, Oakhill Feeders 7, Lan- Van Boy Stevens. Harrison--G. G. Kwing (2), Siefert and Hartman, Lester Flanders and Dale Lappin. Gilst and James Huffman. ' Those who received SCS assist- j ance in the construction of gully y Beavers 4, and Gibson Go-Gettera 3. e PROOF OF Experimental testa recently have Jefferson--Fred Denburger, Glen j control structures during 1956 shown that steers fed the anti- Kveland, Kenneth Sinclair, Mil-1 we re Leslie Bogaards, Wilbur Van biotic, terramycin, ate less and dred Moore, Irvm Flanders, Lewis ( Ee (2) and Corme Vander Linden, returned an additional S3 93 per Chflcote, John King, Bryan Wil-Jall of Richland township; Isaac head. In the test, the anurals were Hams, Estella Ferguson, Harold \ Durmick of Pleasant Grove town- given 75 milligrams of terramycin Van Maanen, Dwight De Hammer | ship; M. L. Upton of Madison daily. Year After Year Contributing Our Services To PROGRESS In Iowa Agriculture! 40 Years 1 9 I 7 FEDERAL LAND BANK I/ ft/ FARM /Z U /0 LOANS Terms Up To 35 Years -- -- Excellent Pre-Payment Privileges. We Are Pleased To Talk With You At Any Time. Farmers Nat'l Farm Loan Ass'n 117 North Markat -- Oskatoosa M. D. TAYLOR CLARK TAYLOR BRANCH OFFICES KNOXVILLE--Henry Vrieieloar SIGCURNEY--Either Bank Every Wed. NEWSJPAPERflRCHIVE®---. For s Your Family's Health . UTTER has no Equal! That's right -- BUTTER has no equal -- no counterpart. Rich in vitamin A from its natural source, plus Vitamin D, Vitamin E and other natural food elements. For nutrition, for health f or downright goodness.. there's nothing finer than the high-score Iowa Butter for which we've built a reputation. Remember also .. . that butter helps supply 150,000 Iowa farmers with nearly $1,000 annually in cream checks. Help the dairy farmer ... protect your family's health. Use BUTTER. Foods Taste BETTER with BUTTER Take the sandwich for example. Butter, and only butter, has the full, natural flavor that enhances the taste of the rest of the sandwich -- the bread and the filling. Soften the butter first.. spread lightly but thoroughly from edge to edge of the bread . . . then go ahead. When you start with butter, your sandwich will be better. That's a promise. Farmer's Creamery NINTH AVE. E. OSKALOOSA :WSPAPLRI

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