Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 35
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Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 35

Oskaloosa, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 30, 1957
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mat ** OB the tem tor 4» tie Max ie also serving for the secretary of the district and hi a member of the Central Methodist church, osa. He is active hi lodge work, and enjoy* piano play. ing as a hobby. Mrs. Johnson to the tenter Myrtle Laade of Amea, Their children are Kay. IT. a freshman at Iowa State college; Larry, 13. and Doris. 8. of tbt Eaet Ceater rural dtotrict !ar about M yew* hac eenred oa the board of of th« Fint Chrietiaa church to Oakaloou for about the of time. Although be ha* ao family. lUeml dtoptoy» a heart, especially at time, toward bto *T 54 bto torn White Oak with a ttfelong farm he located Wright Ifce WhUea church, Howard mtudty chiirrji at . ···· §*» «... mto eight production -»- g*ovpe ranod from aa «* **» poundi of buttertat *eat group to 535 pound* highest group. There was am ·· of about 50 pounds of but"" each of the eight Orb McMains tai% Together For Occasion SHAROX, (Special) -" day was a particularly ftapresentlng Scott township on the extension council la Max 6. Johnson, 45. of Route 3, Oska- '· also a member of loose, who rente a 153-acre farm j shippers' association feuuai A. Hedge Owner and operator 01 * acre farm on the Glendal* about two miles out of Oakaloosa is Hassal A. Hedge. 70. Spring Creek township's representative on the extension council. Born in Oskaloosa, he has been living: ot the same farm for 58 years. In that time he has contributed much to community affairs. Back in 1903 to 1905 he was a member of a rural youth dub, a forerunner of the present 4-H dobs. Ten years later he was serving ae the secretary of the Mahnaka County Farm institute, and was early-day Mrs. One of the two women OB the council is Mrs. Oelmar Gooch, 49. who represents Union township and who lives about four mitea 1 northeast .of New Sharon, where Mr. and Mrs. Gooch own and operate a 13B»aere farm. They are engaged in general farming, with ·mphasis on bogs and dairy cattle. Mrs. Gooch. the former Bessie Bell, also is serving on the couu* ' dl for the adult education classes I at New Sharon high schocL . i Mr. and Mrs. Gooch have three daughters, two of whom arei married. They are Mrs. Joe (Delores) NToms and Mrs. Ronnie (Jacquelin) Williams, while their younger sister, Judy, is stffl at home. "Upholstering and gardening are my hobbies." Mrs. Gooch 1 states. OfXAlOOSA MIT HBAL0 WML. JM/MLfffF »» merry one for Mr. and Mrs. Orin McMains of Route 3, New Sharon. Not only was it an occasion for and grandchilir 5 en A pres^ CI bl^J 1 th " lr *** «****"··· Mr. and Mrs.! help with the March of Dimes pro-' mornings were devoted to - - " --In.,., UUt l\ i - ». . _^ »...« . ·»_. . ^^, . - · - *. »i _ _* *jVfc._.i; _ »«fc_« _ »· « . . » - waa aleo a houses-arming You' Attert ^B* 411 ) Puffingerberger'. J«ct called "Polio Pete." Several and the afternoons and see, Mr. and Mrs. McMains had · * nd d * u 8b t * r . «uao «f Ottumwa, \ bead of market bogs were donated; to moved into their sew home only i Mr - mnd Mr *- c * u ^ (Helen) Bar: by farmers of the county, then four day« before Christmas. i *1° * nd three children of New. the proceeds from the auction sale The first district F-F-A. Ik vras a move of about one-half · from the house further to the east on the same 240-acre ·farm, which is located about Sharon, and Mies Opal MfV»»«t also of Mew Sharon. o ty board of He and Mrs. mer Enid Hun. have es» eon. tarry. 17. a senior at Oakaloo* school and county boys* 4-H dent. lie? nCfeVn FIDM DMA Herts Htgh.producteg dairy herds up to eight times aa much tam bome pay" aa low - producing herds, say* Donald Voelker, *·"» State college extension dairyman. A recent Iowa Dairy Herd Improvement association a t u d y showed that lor each 60-pound Increase in the level of production per cow an additional US for labor waa gamed/ to the study. 1.MT herds pleting the testing year from July miles southeast of Union Mills, j The new house replaces one that! waa torn down last summer after about 7ft years of use. The new McMains home is a ranch-type house, 46 feet and 8 inches long, and 32 feet wide. It has a living room 30^ feet by 13% feet in size, a. dining room, and =' Oskdooto FFA UttH Receives NCnfOnCal AWCsTCI The chapter of Future Fanners ot America reached of the hogs' went to the March of » * state of low* was held Dimes drive. ; as part of the Southern Iowa fair IX FEBRUARY the local chap- · in August At this show the Oeter held its +"""·' parent-son ban- kaioosa chapter had a grand ehanv quet, with 120 persons in attend- pion market barrow, shown by aace. This banquet is rated as one Roger Robinson; reserve individual of the chapter's moet important and champion pen of three fat activities of the year. \ lambs, shown by Lee BnunmeU At the state F JFJL convention "* chapter w^n a first plecm* held in April, the local chapter °= it£ display, asd the Oskaloosa was represented by contest win- i also had a champion farm The boose has birch finish throoghout, and has an oil heating There is also a new garage, located close enough behind the house to be connected to the house by a breezeway. The constructing of this breezes-ay is to be a project of this spring" Construction of the house was begun last Sept 5, with Stanley De Young and Roy Howe as the carpenters. Mr. and Mrs. McMains have four daughters, ail of whom, with their families, were present for the happy Christmas housewarming. i ences for the entire membership. ners and by Iowa Farmer degree i mechanics team -- comprised of candidates. Lee Bnimmel received Vem Uathes, Jerry Moffet and a gold award for his secretary's; Vera Tfeorp. Chapter award. ~ I book and Bud Broerman 's treas- j THIS TEAR the chapter has 91 _. . urer's book rated a silver award. '·· members, some of whom bat* pro» T.TUS award goes to Chapters j Receiving the Iowa Farmer A*. \ dUCtion nroiecta. In the** nmiwt* which have met and exceeded cer- ; tain requirements as outlined by the national board of student officers and the national board of directors of the F J*JL In Iowa last year 18 chapters were selected to receive the award, out of a total of 300 vocational agriculture departments. The purpose of the award is to give recognition to F J-A. chapters which have outstanding programs of activities and which provide valuable education experi- the Iowa Farmer de-'] duction projects. In these project* gree were Larry Linsiey, Melvin; are 70 titters of pigs, 118 ewes, Vonk and Vern Thorp. j 100 head of feeder lambs, 158 In the next big activity of the i acres of corn, 3»d other products, year, the election of officers. Vern j For four weeks in November Thorp was named president; Larry i and December, the Oskaloosa Linsiey, vice-president; Donald j chapter was engaged in a pest Veldhuixea, secretary; Lee Brum- ] control Contest with the New mel, treasurer; Gerald Lamers, re- j Sharon chapter. The local Chap- porter; Wayne Van Gorp, sentinel; | ter scored its first victory hi the Kenneth Kiser, parliamentarian,' and Ivan Ancell, historian. DT JULY thirty of the chapter's members participated in the annual three-day camping period at three years the contest was held, earning 25,020 points compared t* New Sharon's 7,698. During Christmas vacation F.F-A. boys held their "tag Lake Keomab state park, during party, with 60 boys and dada at» There were Mr. and Mrs. Gerald] At the beginning of 1956, the which they planned their prograin! tending The chapter (Irene) Shaw of Ottumwa and j Oskaloosa chapter was asked to' of work for the year 1956-Wf The j boreH" the expense. 24 Y PRODUCING... E se O'Sharon Feeds MADE THE HUBBARD SUNSHINE WAY We Can Guarantee High Liability when you feed Rose O'Sharon CHICK STARTER We Hove A Complete Stock of Poultry Feeds Supplies ·Starters · Laying Mashes · Growing Mashes · Oyster Shell Duck Turkey · All Types Poultry Remedies Buy your feeds like you buy Insurance... Check Our Policy Before You Buy! i Insure Your Profits WHfi ROSE O'SHARON BALANCED FEEDS Rose O'Sharon Feeds made the Hnbbard Sunshine- Way are scientifically balanced to help you produce more pork and beef at lower cost, fhey make your corn and other grains go farther. t Yes, you can be sure of a better profit from your stock enterprise when you nee our own balanced Rose O'Sharoa feeda. Mixed Scientifically We use just the right amount of protein, Just enough of each kind of mineral, and include every nutritious element necessary so that all of our feeds will give you the high-type gains you want. Get Our Prices Before You Buy or Sell! Save that extra Pig... he's your Profit In these days of meat market competition those extra pigs in each Jitter are your margin of profit. Insure Your Profits with Rose O'Sharon Pre-Starter Pellets Economical Chicken Feeding Increase your profits by letting us custom grind your feed. Use your own grain and our 37 % r Egg Mash Concentrate. 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