The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 25, 1954 · Page 10
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February 25, 1954

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

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10 . 25, 1W4 M*I»B City Gi*«-G»»iie, t, i . Sfyirie Producers Warned of Price brdp Coming in Year ', OSAGE--While ! hog"- prices are* high now, they may suffer a sharp drop when the supply of pork rises * year from no\v, members of the Mitchell County Swine Association were warned Wednesday evening, '?"Stanley Nicol, born and reared in Mitchell County and how director of the livestock department of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, and Eugene ;E. Garbee, president of Upper Iowa University, Fayette, were the speakers at the eighth annual' banquet of the association. Nicol ''said the hog count in the state was just under 50 million at the first of the point since 1938 year, the lowest and 24 per cent hog producers," the Des man said, "are riding below the average for the past 10 years. "You Moines pretty high now, but you'll have to raise more lean hogs if you expect to compete with beef and poultry when hog numbers rise." Four Poinfs The Farm Bureau official outlined four steps leading to prosperity for the swine producer: 1. Select the right breeding stock --lean, meat type breeders. * 2. Go after a high average litter, trying for nine or ten pigs for each sow. 3: Feed the right feeds. It costs no more to feed for a meat type than for a fat hog, he said. · . 4. Sell at the right weight on a graded basis. .Nicol also pointed out that this nation does not consume, as much meat as many others. New Zealand, he said, averages 240 pounds oJ .meat for each person, much higher than the United States average Lard Glut He explained that the glut on lard was caused in part by the changing dietary habits of the south, where consumers no longer eat "sow belly." "They are eating a lot higher on the hog down there," he said. The president of Upper Iowa University, Doctor Garbee, famed for his ability to tell a story well, struck a serious note during most ·of his platform appearance. Asserting that-humans, not material possessions, are the nation's most precious commodity, Doctor Garbee urged the Mitchell County farmers to take more thought for their childrens' education. ' Attend College He pointed to the increase in tractors in the county--up from 181,000 in 1945 to 275,000 last year-and then to the comparatively few youngsters who get to attend college. "You are," he said, "selling youth short when you deny them a chance at further education." The man whoMieads a college of 230 students urged his audience to improve education on the local level by abandoning the: one room school and demanding high standards for elementary teachers. "You are not living in 1925 or 1930. This is 1954 and your children must be/prepared to cope with the problems of 1970 and 1980. Don't handicap your children by failing to provide a good educational background," Doctor Garbee said. Spend Money "Don't be afraid to spend money so that those 2,000 children between the ages of 5 and 19 years in your county will be assured of an adequate education," he con : eluded. Re-elected president of the association was Roy Hackbart. Maurice Jorgenson was re-elected vice president and Harold Sponheim, secretary-treasurer. Directors e l e c t e d Wednesday here include Merle Lockie, Maynard Rake, Robert Libersky, Ray Cummings, Clinton Roberts," Merle Johnson, Al Christiansen, and Ben Boerjan. The pastor of the host church, the Rev. Luther Berven, gave the invocation. Osage High School senior David Almquist appeared as a vocal soloist and Joe Gannon acted as toastmaster for the evening. Suby Rebuilds His Tile Plant FERTILE--Lewis Suby, proprietor of the tile' plant which was destroyed fay fire Nov. 23 last year, has purchased a plot of land from C. C. Johnson at the north edge of Fertile. He and a group of men are erecting a new tile factory on the south side of Highway 9. The new plant is being built of cement blocks. The foundation is completed and the walls will soonj be up. The dimensions are 36 by) 50 feet with a 40 foot addition at the · rear for steaming kilns. DIRECTORS ELECTED AT OSAGE--Elected officers and directors of e County Swine Association Wednesday at a banquet held in the Osage Lutheran Parish ^--«· Hall were these Mitchell County farmers. Front ixnv (left to right) are Ben Boerjan, Al Christiansen and Merle Lockie; middle row, Maurice Jorgenson, Maynard Rake and Harold Sponheim; back row, Merle Johnson, Roy Hackbart and Clinton Roberts. Directors Robert Libersky and Ray Cummings were absent when the picture was taken. Rites He/dot Belmond for Mrs. Morse, 90 BELMOND -- Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at the Trinity Lutheran Church for Mrs. Ida Luick Morse, who was Belmohd's oldest, native resident. She was born in the frontier village of Belmond on June 4, 1863. Rites for her were conductcd'by the Rev. O. M. Severseike and burial was in the Belmond cemetery. "Mrs. Morse's father, D a v i d Luick, came in 1853 to the settlement that later became Belmond. He moved on to Spirit Lake and made his home there until the time of the Indian massacre, when he returned to this community. For 18 months before her death, Mrs. Morse had been a patient at the Good Samaritan Home in Mason City, after suffering a fall in DIES IN CALIFORNIA RUDD--Word from Long Beach, Calif., reports the death of Phillip Henry Rue who was buried at San Pedro, Calif. He operated a barbershop in Rudd for several years, sold his shop to W. G. Willett 33 years ago and went to California. He was 65 years old at the time of his death. Willelt still operates the shop he purchased 33 years ago. LAST RITES HELD LAWLER -- Joseph Sabelka, prominent Utica Township farmer, died Tuesday morning from a heart attack. Funeral services were held Thursday morning at Sacred Heart Church at Reilly Ridge. MAIL MILES MERIDIAN, Miss. (UP) -- A. L. Young, who walks 15 miles a day on his mail route, began his 35th year as a postman recently. Young, the oldest Meridian mail carrier in point of service, estimates he's walked enough to circle the earth six times--149,414 miles at the equator. ART LINKLETTER SAYS: Hurry up and send your entry today to Statistics indicate that 64 out of every 100 boy babies born in 1954 in the United States will live to be 65 years old. HARRY SELLS FOR LESS' 'DO IT YOURSELF!" PAINT BARGAINS $945 . . ·· GAL. OIL BASE FLAT PAINT REG. $5.95 HI-GLOSS WHITE ENAMEL $Q43 WGAL. Floor and Porch PAINT, Gallon. $2.4! Children's?"?^ Sixes 8V 2 to 3 FOR LESS? WHY PAY $5.00 FOR 'EMI! which she-broke her hip. She died there Sunday. , Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Harry (Amelia) Bohning of Santa Monica, Calif., and Mrs. Orphie (Susan) Anderson of Belmond; and a son, David Morse, who is an attorney at Blue Earth, Minn. Girl Scouts Mark First Anniversary LELAND--Girl Scouts of Troop No. 1 arc planning a tea which is to be given Friday evening in recognition of Scouts' "Thinking Day" and International Month, which is February, also to celebrate .the first birthday of the local troop which was organized here in February last year. The scouts' mothers will be guests at the tea. Four committees of scouts have been named to act as hostesses and tea pouters and to arrange table settings and provide refreshments. A program will be presented including a welcome from the president, Marilyn Severson, the life of Juliette Lowe, founder of Girl Scouts In America, the live! of Lord and Lady Baden-Powell and the Story of Our Chalet, to be given by, various scout members. The annual donation of funds will be made by scouts to the Jul- iottc Lowe Friendship Fund, to be contributed to international scout work. Six new tenderfoot members will be invested as follows: Carole Ann Bakkcn, Karen Frowick, Carolyn Godard, Eurada Sandcll, Katie Carlson and Judy Drake, and a court of awards will be held for other scouts. Female cottontail rabbits almost always are heavier than males. Piles Hurt Like Sin But Now He Grins- He learned how hoapflal-far- muUted TM Pllo O i n t m e n t take* pain, burn und Itch out of simple piles. Developed and u«ed by doctors of Thornton Minor Hospital. f» moUB for surRleal B ta e «" B »tlcnt». vvorxs worulcnj /or overydar C»»M ; eet TM (Thornton A Minor) Rectal Ointment or a u p p o i l t o r l e u at druKeitt'i today--$1.00 tube or pk», Friday and Saturday BANANA SPLIT 3 BIG delicious ice cream dips . ^-. , f pineapple, cherry and chocolate sauce, ''? fluffy topping and nuts. Reg. 30c. So. 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