The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 7, 1934 · Page 23
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March 7, 1934

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 23

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE NINE DIVERSIFICATION ADDS TO FARMER'S INCOME JOHN KEINDEL He Grows Beets Diversified farming Is practiced by many an agriculturist over the North Iowa prairies. Sugar beets, dairying, feeding and other phases of the industry have increased the income of many farm operators. John Eeindcl, for instance, had 55 acres of beets last year on the 420 acres of land he owns near Manly. He Has made a study of the beet and grows it with exceptional success. Mr. Reindel is a naturalized American citizen. Me was born in Czechoslovakia in 1881 and has lived in Worth county since 1892. W. E. Vamer operates Fer- Lake peat bed lying just northwest of Fertile and Mr. Varner, his son and son-in-law, L. W. Lindquist, have been growing vegetables on it for several years. He began the project in 1930. Ernest Smith is a Cerro Gpr- do county project and has always lived on the farm. He is strong for dairying and for the Holstein cow. He rents a 22S acre farm and in the list of big cream checks sent out by the creamery his name is well up to the top. John Jenkins has been a renter on the Somers farm in Owen township for 27 years, tile Acres, s. part of the Goose He believes in the increased feeding value of silage, sweet clover, lime and red clover. His manure spreader runs the year around. Walter A. Wood is a cattle feeder and comes from a cattle feeding family. For three or more generations the Woods have been engaged in this business. Mr. Wood is well known as a good judge of livestock. Five Credit Associations Nowinlowa Mason City Group Is" Capitalized at $75,000. (Globe-Gazette Washington Bureau.) WASHINGTON, D. C., March 7.--The Farm Credit* administration announces the chartering of five production credit associations in Iowa, including one in Mason City. The five are: The Mason City Production Credit association, with an authorized capital of 575,000; Elkader association, $75,000; Davenport association, $100,000; Cedar Rapids association, $80,000, and Mount Pleasant association, $75.000. These associations can make loans to Iowa farmers for general agricultural purposes, such as producing and harvesting of crops; breeding, raising and fattening of livestock and the production of poultry and livestock products. Farmers, who wish to bor- -row, must join the associations, obtaining their voting stock in the amount of one $5 share for each $100 or part of S100 borrowed and they must offer adequate security. Most of the loans will run from 3 to 12 months, with maturities coinciding with the marketing period of the crops or livestock financed. Loans on dairy cattle may run longer, up to 18 months, and usually will be repaid on a monthly basis from the sale of products of the dairy financed. 1 F W. E. VAKNEB Truck Farmer ERNEST SMITH Likes to Milk JOHN JENKINS Makes Farm Pay WALTER A. WOOD Cattle Feeder Mrs. Farmer: / Here are two household helpers that will make your daily work a delight! It ^HllSf voss Gas Engine WASHER Same as the one pictured except that it is powered by the famous Briggs Stratton 4-cycle gasoline engine. Washing becomes the easiest of all he household duties^ with a VOSS--the exclusive hand washing method which the VOSS employs gets clothes really clean in a surprisingly short time. Full size porcelain enamel tub, rugged construction throughout. By all means, see the VOSS before . you buy! COMBINATION OFFER THE VOSS GAS ENGINE WASHER PLUS 2 PORTABLE DRAIN TUBS Complete Laundry Equipment TERMS: We Will Be Glad to Arrange a Convenient Time Payment Plan on Either the Washer or Range Currie -Van Ness Co, Across From the City Park--11 North Federal

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