The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on July 18, 1935 · Page 5
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, July 18, 1935
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JULY 18 5R3 1935 H V B EXPORT OF LARD LOWER DESPITE CUBAN INCREASE Situation Explained by Head of Ames Economics Department. AMES July 17.--Despite reciprocal trade agreements with Cuba which resulted in six times as much lard being exported to that country during September than was the case a year ago, lard exports for the United States as a whole decreased from October to March 62 per cent below the small shipments of last year. This situation, explains Dr. T. W. Schultz, head of agricultural economics at Iowa State college, is largely the result of two conditions--one quite temporary in character and the other more or less stable. The one of temporary nature, says Dr. Schultz, is the decrease in hog marketing during the first half of the hog marketing year--October to March--plus the decrease in lard production as compared to the total live weight of hogs slaughtered The average yield of lard a hundred pounds of hog in the October- to-March period this year was 12 pounds as compared to 14.9 pounds last year and a 10 year average for the period of about 15.1 pounds, says Dr. Schultz. This is largely because of the lighter hogs which have been going to market during this period as the result of the unfavorable corn-bog ratio. The other factor which has been responsible for greatly reduced exports of lard is the increase in foreign restrictions on lard imports. Beth England and Germany--formerly two of our heaviest consumers of lard--drastically reduced the amount of lard which they bought from this country during the last 6 months and more than offset the small gains that had been made in THE TUTTS By YOUNG A VER/ LlffLE FISHIM6-JUST 5EEWS A6E§1 MOM ?y No, BU~T IT VJOULP BE- AN1 SEE WHO WAS PRESIDENT ble cooking fat. Dr. Schultz suggests. Approaching the problem from the supply angle. Dr. Schultz recommends a more extensive cropping system in the corn belt, thus reducing the supply of corn, and ultimately the supply if hogs and lard. At the present cime there is a strong presumption in favor of doing this, he says, because farm commodities produced in excess of domestic requirements are in an extremely weak competitive pqsition and much of American agriculture ig not operated on a soil maintenance basis, but involves considerable exploitation of natural resources such as the loss from soil erosion. New G-Men Head 50PERCENTFOR COUNTRY ROADS Highway Commission Setting Aside Half of Federal Funds for Iowa. DES MOINES, July 18. If)--Gov. Clyde L. Herring said today he had been informed the Iowa Highway commission has set aside 50 per cent, or $2,500,000, of federal highway construction funds allotted Iowa for secondary, or "farm-to- market" road building. "C. L. McKinnon (recently appointed to the highway commission by Herring), told me," the governor lion, with about $300,00 going for engineering costs." The other SO per cent of the $5.000,000 will go for primary road building, the governor said. The commission said last spring that it intended to allot 25 per cent of federal funds to "farm-to-mai- ket" road building. Supporters of "farm-to-market" road improvement protested and urged that 65 per cent or more be used in "getting the farmer out of the mud." They argued that the primary system is sufficiently developed pending improvement of secondary roads. Governor Herring also urged a greater allotment to secondary roads. Five million also has been allotcd Iowa for use in the federal government's highway grade crossing elimination campaign. The governor .said he understood that emphasis would be placed on "farm-to-murltet" road construction in southern Iowa. In final analysis. Hucy's is a scarc-thc-wcalth plan.--The Italian Morning News. Here is a photo of Mickey Ladd, son of a former United States senator of North Dakota, as he took over his new duties as head of the department of justice G-men In Chicago. Lartd succeeds Mclvin Purvis, who resigned to go Into business. said, "that approximately $2,200,000 would be spent in actual construc- 75 HATS While They Last 2 for $1 WHITE HATS Valus to 55.00 $i.OO ' SATURDAY - DOLLAR DAY CHOICE»' *« the Cuban market, Dr. Schultz explains. Of eight promotive economic adjustments which Dr. Schultz lists as possibilities for improving the relative competitive position of lard, the betterment of international trade relations is of first importance. The corn belt hog farmer has a comparative advantage in lard, says Dr. Schultz, and if foreign trade could be conducted on a more mutual basis--fewer tariff barriers, quotas, exchange restrictions and letty Jane Dress Shop 114 NORTH FEDERAL AVENUE Galore for SILK Short Jacket Wool Suits--Small Sixes CREPES - FELTS - STRAWS Values to $3.95 HUMMINGBIRD ,, , R 8 · Regular ,,,Hosiery $1.15 v a i ue 79c the like--American lard would be sure to benefit. Secondly, says Dr. Schultz, lard needs to be standardized. Until lard becomes as highly uniform and dependable as its competitors it will continue to lose ground. Another promotive adjustment which he lists would be to divert a part of the lard supply into some lower use. The poorest grades of lard might te routed to the soap kettle insteaa of being used as edi- Nothing Relieved Baby of Blisters Until Cuticura Was Used "Baby was eight weeks old when we noticed little, white blisters on his face, and they spread to his body. The skin itched, and when I would wash him it burned very badly. He was cross and we would have to get up nights and bathe him. He could not wear anything on his feet. "Nothing relieved him until I used Cuticura Soap and Ointment, and after using one cake of Soap and two boxes of Ointment there was not even a trace on him," (Signed) Mrs. Jasper Allen, R. R. 1, Hamilton, Iowa. Soap-jc. Ointment 25c and 50c. Talcum 2jc.". Proprietors: Potter Drug Chemical Corp., Maiden, Man. Palais Royal's final cleanup that guarantees you great values! 297 Regular Stock and continuing our End of the Season SUIT SALE Three BiG Price Groups of This sale includes our entire stock of spring 1935 regular 3-piece suits. 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