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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 11

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MARCH 12 1934 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE ELEVEN 2 TICKETS ARE FILED IN ACKLEY Single Group in Field at Goldfield But Two at Nashua. ACKLEY, March 12.--Tickets filed Saturday for municipal election on Monday, March 26 are: Citizens ticket--For mayor, Fred E. Trainer; councilmen, Ed A. Amman, Ed J. Keninger, Fred J. Seibold, Ferdinand Schultz, Will J. Scourick; for assessor, William Huroke. People's ticket--For mayor, Bay R. Hadley; councilmen -- W. B. Artes, William Marschall, William Flessa, Edward Coyle, Richard Heinz, treasurer--G. H. Ballard. Mayor F. E. Trainer who is serving his sixth term or twelfth year. Seeks Goldfield Posts. GOLDFIELD. March 12.--One ticket has been filed here for the i uity election to be held March 26th. ] The ticket comprises the present i town officers: Mayor, S. W. Pinkham; councilmen, C. A. Anderson, F. M. Clausen, R. L. Cunningham, Earl H. Nelson and F. W. Stevenson; treasurer, J. E. Richardson; assessor, D. Goodrich. Two Tickots Filed. NASHUA, March 12.--Two tickets Lave been filed for the election of '.he town of Nashua, and are: x Citizens ticket, headed by R. R. Waite, for mayor; councilmen, Homer Troutner, Galen Mellinger, K. C. Corey, Norton Bloom, Ed Schoenfeld. Treasurer, C. R- Dexter; assessor, J. B. Watson. All of the officers are for re-election, excepting Ed Schoenfeld. People's ticket, Dr. E. S. Taylor, mayor; councilmen, M. B. Norman, Roy Scoles, F. H. Lichtenstein, Alois Tegler, C. H. Knignt. CARLlLTIftD CORN-HOG BOARD Evans and Boatman Named by Wallace as Members of Review Group. WASHINGTON, March 12. UP)-Secretary Wallace today named the members of corn-hog boards of review in several states. These boards will establish state quotas, make adjustments in corn and hog production figures for counties, and certify contracts before they are forwarded to Washington. The personnel of the boards included: Nebraska:--A. E. Anderson of ARMY PILOT KILLED Pilot Otto Wlenecke of the army airmail service, flying from Newark to Cleveland, crashed to his death during a snowstorm near Chardon, Ohio. The plane was destroyed, but 10 bags of mail were saved. (Associated Press Photo). Lincoln, chairman; Arthur Anderson of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln and Henry Bock of David TELLS OF GIFTS TO POLITICIANS Chicago Junk Dealer Says He Gave $95,000 to Mayor Cermak. CHICAGO, March 12. UP)--The Evening American, in a coprighted story, today asserted that Roe Ros- entwrg, democratic boss of Chicago's twenty-fourth ward, before his death last January, had made a statement to the United States government of how he split an enormous income with Chicago, Cook county and Illinois politicians. The statement, said to have been made at an income tax fraud hearing in Washington last Dec. 27, told of contributions of approximately 5500,000 to politicians and office holders, most o£ them democrats. Hud Huge Profits. His sole income. Rosenberg said in a sworn statement, was from the Rosenberg Iron and Metal corn- pan, a junk concern. Its whole business, he said, was with public utility corporations. The policy, he said, was to buy the junk from the utilities companies at an absurdly low price and sell it at a huge profit. One of the largest recipients of his dole, Rosenberg swore, was the late Mayor Anton J. Cerraak of Chicago. The total of the sums given Cermak was $95,000, he said. EXPLORING THE HISTORY OF IOWA By JOHN ELY BRIGGS UNIT NO. 5. HOW IOWA HAS BEEN FARMED City. Iowa: Leslie Carl of DCS Moines, chairman; R. M. Evans Of Des Moiues and ". L. Boatman of Iowa State college, A*K3. Minnesota:---Paul H. Kirk of St. Paul, chairman, G. A. Pond of University Farm, St. Paul; W. C. Waite of University Farm; H. S. Muir of Blue Earth; and H. C. Bolstad of Dawson. Missouri:--E. A. Logan of Colum- cia. chairman: J. W. Burch of Columbia and Xenothan Cavern of Canalon. South Dakota:--C. J. Borum of Brookings, chairman; Robert Bailey of Flandrcau; and R. E. Post of Brookings. The administration announced that appointment of boards for other corn-hog states would be made soon. This is the twenty-seventh venture in the series of 36 explorations into the history of Iowa. One topic will appear in this paper each Monday during the school year. Story Not Denied. Dwight H. Green, U. S. distriot attorney, refused to discuss the reported confession. To give out such information, he said, was against the law. However, he would not deny the high points of the confession. Attorney General Homer S. Cummings announced at Washington he would begin an inv«stiga*on to determine how the statement became oublic. Makes You Forget You Have False Teeth Don't worry about your false teeth rocking, slipping or wabbling. Fas- teeth, a new improved powder holds them firm and comfortable all day. No gooey, pasty taste or feeling. Eat, laugh and talk with comfort. Get Fasteeth from Michael Drug Store or your druggist. Three sizes. Ruth Gray Granted Divorce by Judge Beardmore Monday Ruth Gray of Clear Lake was 'granted a divorce Monday in district court by Judge T. A. Eeardmore from Roy Gray on grounds of nonsupport and her husband's refusal to live with her. They were married Feb. 1, 1933, in Galena, HI., according to Mrs. Gray's petition, but did not live together. Miss Frances Rooks Weds Weston Warner at Sunday Ceremony Weston Warner and Miss Frances Mildred Rooks of Hampton were married Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of the bridegroom's mother, Mrs. Leora Warner, | 215!!. North Federal avenue. A buffet luncheon was served by Mrs. W«rner. Guests included Mrs. Edna Rooks of Hampton, mother of the bride; Mr. and Mrs. Abrams of Chapin and Mrs. Macon of Hampton, sister of the bride. Mason City guests included Miss Rose Sweeney, Miss Helen Logan, Harold Anderson, Allen Burtiss, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Godden and daughter, Marjorie, Mr. and Mrs. James Rieger, and Mr. and 4. To Learn About Livestock Iowa farmers make most of their money by raising hogs, cattle, horses, sheep, and poultry. Nearly four-fifths of our agricultural income is obtained from livestock, including meat, milk, butter, and wool. This means that our big crops of grain are fed to stock and thus changed into more valuable products. Our cattle and hogs manufacture our raw materials of grain and forage into meat for human food. Of course the crops are important. If Iowa did not raise so much corn, oats, and hay, fewer horses, cattle and hogs could be fed. The livestock industry, therefore, depends on the fertility of our soil and the kind of crops we raise. In the history of Iowa agriculture, grain cultivation and stock raising have grown at about the same rate. The early settlers devoted much of their land to grain because they had to produce their own food each season. Several years were required to stock a. farm with cattle, hogs, or sheep. It was natural that livestock production should lag behind grain production in the early years Whereas Iowa ranked .eighteenth among the states in grain crops at the middle o: the last century, we were abou' twenty-fourth in livestock During the next 30 years, however, Iowa rose to second place in both grain and stock raising Before the railroads were built, the market for meat wool, butter, cheese, and egg. was mostly local. No one pro duced much more than li could use himself or sell to hi; neighbors. The earliest pion eers did their own butchering HISPERED Great Complexion Secret! GEORGE CONCA WEDS LOUISE ROSENBERG George Walter Conca of Mason City was married to Miss Louise Margaret' Rosenberg of St. Ansgar at the Trinity Lutheran parsonage Wednesday evening by the Rev. O. L. N. Wigdahl. They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Willard Trudeau. | Mr. Conca and his bride will make Mrs. R. E. Kolwinska. The bride was graduated from the Sheffield high school and Mr. Warner from the Mason City high school. He is employed at Tittle Brothers Packing company. They will make their home at 428 East State street. Today's young people aren't less religious. They merely regard church service as less important than man service.--Cedar Rapids I their home in Mason · City. I Gazette. T O her friend she confessed thesecret of her flawless dearwhitc skin. Long ago she learned that no cosmetic would bide blotches, pimples or sallowncss. She found the secret of real complexion beauty in KR Tablets (Nature*gRem- . . _ . _ .... . edy).Thcy cleansed and cleared the elimmative tract--corrected sluggish bowel action--drove out the poisonous w-astes. She felt better, too. full of pep, tingling TV i tb vitality. Try this mild, safe, dependable* all-vegetable corrective tonight. 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Tuesday at the Stevens' Shoe STORE SEE TUESDAY'S GLOBE-GAZETTE FOR SALE AD ·42. 16 ·53 .ACROSS 1--Fixed or constant 6--Fully ripe 11--Roofing material 12--Oil from rose petals 14--Hearing organ 15--Small particle l r --Head covering- 17--Hindu garment IS--Dissolves 0--Musical note 2--Obscures 4--Magnesium (symbol; ·At hand ' G--Freedom -from pain 7--Hypothetical force 8--A young fellow 32--Tellurium (symbol) 35--One borne along 37--Transaction 3D--Girl's name 10--Meaning far 12--Anglo-Saxon monet of account 43--An Aleutian island (pos.) 45--Simple negation 46--A white spot on the cornea 47--Originate DOWN 1--Support or prop 2--Make tatting 3--In a row (poet.) 4--Musical note S--Fine fluid 6--Metal (Fr.) 7--Suffix used to form nouns ofr agency S--A rich sauce 9--Boat implement 10--To twist 13--Converse 13--Bitter (Heb.) 19--Scorn 21--Together with 22--Period of. time 23--Sardinia (abbr.) 21--Form of meet 27--Governor of Minnesota 29--A mountain range in Utiih 30--A state (abbr.) 31--A peninsula in S. Alaska 33--An occurrence 34--A flat plate of stone 36--Masculine name 38--Land measure ·11--Longitude (abbr.) 43--Man's nickname 44--Stannum (symbol) Answer to previous puzzle butter and cheese making spinning, and weaving. Flou mills were operated from th beginning of settlement, bu packing houses and creamei ies were not established for number of years. Though cal tie were herded on the ope: prairie before the land was sold for cultivation, Iowa wa not a great grazing counti\ like the plains west of the Mis souri river. Nevertheless, low has been second only to Texa in cattle production since 1880 Most of the cattle i ""-'jd i: this state are of the " kinc This type is profitab ;aus they get fat on grai. , corn and coarse forage which woul have less value for any othe purpose. Nearly three-fourth of the farms have herds to b fattened for meat, and thes cattle bring' about a seventh o the total income. Two-thirds them are raised as well as fa' tened on Iowa farms, whic' means that only a third ar principal breeds of lard hogs are the Poland China, Duroc- Jersey, Berkshire, Hampshire, and Chester White. They have broad backs, big hams, and short legs. A hog-production map of Iowa shows that corn and swine are raised together. The western and east central districts are the areas of largest production. Horses have always been IOWA LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION brought in from the western ranges for feeding. In the years before the Civil war nearly all of the cattle were of mixed blood, not very good for either beef or dairy purposes. Gradually, however, purebred stock was brought in and after most of the farms were fenced the herds improved. Shorthorns were the early favorites. During the eighties Herefords gained, and Pollec Angus were said to be very popular. Since then, other breeds, such as the Galloway, Devon, and Polled Durham, have been introduced. Growth in the cattle population of Iowa was very rapid in the half century from 1840 to 1890, either doubling or trebling every ten years. The increase of almost three million in the 20 years following 1870 was probably due to the big corn crops. The price of corn was low and freight was high, and so the farmers raised more cattle to eat up the corn. In the last 40 years, however, the number has remained about the same, ranging from three and a half to over five million. The peak was reached in 1907. Dairying developed later than beef cattle raising. No1 much progress was made unti purebred milk herds were established after 1880. More than half of the dairy cattle are Holsteins, but Jerseys, Guernseys, and Swiss are also popular. Some of the champion butter-producing cows have been raised in Iowa. The northeastern part of the state with its good pasture land is the leading dairy section. The first creamery (butter factory) in the United States was built at Manchester in 1870. Although Iowa has been prominent in cattle raising, hog production has always been more important. In most parts of the United States, cattle lead because poor land can be used for grazing, but in Iowa nearly all of the land can be used for more profitable crops than pasture. Corn is the ideal hog food. Naturally, therefore, the chief corn state is also first in swine. That distinction has been maintained since 1880. Though the swine population has varied in the last 30 years from less than seven to more than eleven million, almost a fifth of the hogs in the United States are on Iowa farms. Two-fifths of the agricultural income of this state is obtained from hogs. Most of the swine raised in Iowa are of the lard type, because that kind thrives best on corn. Where other feed is used bacon hogs are produced. The very important in the economics of Iowa. In pioneer times, land transportation was almost entirely horse powered. Moreover, farmers preferred to use the more capable horse in place of the slow ox for farm work. To steal a horse was to take one of the most valuable possessions of the pioneer. No wonder that was regarded as one of the worst crimes. Because speed was as desirable as strength, most of the horses of the earlier years were of the coach type. After the railroads assumed the burden of transportation, however, pure-blooded, heavy, draft horses were developed. Per- cherons, Shires, and Clydesdales were introduced in the seventies. Belgians came later. Iowa now raises more Belgian and Percheron horses than any other state. In fact Iowa has stood first in total horse production for the last 30 years. The number steadily increased until 1915, and since then has been declining. Extensive use of machinery no doubt created the need of horses for farm work. But since automobiles and motor power have developed, horse raising has begun to decline. Unlike the production of swine, horses, and cattle, sheep raising has never been very important in Iowa. The highest rank ever reached by this state was eleventh in 1870. Nevertheless, many farmers fatten lambs for market and others have fine wool flocks. The largest sheep producing area is in the southern portion of the state where the land is not good for corn, cattle, and hogs. While poultry can scarcely be classed as livestock, the chickens, ducks, geese, and turkeys are too important to be omitted. Iowa has led the nation in poultry raising for a long time. Our hens lay so many eggs that everybody in the state would have to eat two every day to use up the supply. Cackle, cackle everywhere! Activity Hints. 1. Find out what breeds of livestock are raised in your neighborhood. 2. What breeds of livestock would you raise if you were farming? Explain why. 3. Write an essay on the advantages of stock raising. 4. Read more about Iowa agriculture in the July, 1930, number of the "Palimpsest." FACTOR NAMES BASIL THE OWL Points Out Gangster as One of Men Who Kidnaped Him in July. CHICAGO, March 12. {/PI--John Factor from the witness stand today pointed out Basil Hugh (the Owl) Banghart, gangster, as one of the men who last July 1 abducted him from a roadhouse and held him for 70,000 ransom. The defendant heard the accusation without a change of expression. The look of sneering defiance was kept steadily upon the nattily attired stock speculator in the box. The state expects Factor's testimony to help send Banghart to the electric chair or to the Joliet penitentiary, where Roger Touhy, Albert Kator and Gus Shaefer are already serving 99 year terms for the- Representative Post in Chickasaw County Is Sought by Hettler NEW HAMPTON, March 12.- Henry JU Hettler, New Hampton, retired lumber dealer, announced Monday he will seek the democratic nomination as state representative. Lloyd Zlpse, democrat, Lawler farmer, is now serving term. his first DULL HEADACHES GONE SIMPLE REMEDY DOES IT Headaches caused by constipation are gone after one dose of Ad- lerika. This cleans poisons out of. BOTH upper and lower bowels. Ends bad sleep, nervousness. Huxtable Drug Co., and Weed Pharmacy. Motor Repairing By Men with Vears of Experience New and Used Motors Bought and Sold Zack Bros. ELECTRIC CO. 30(1 Second St. 8. W. Phone 811 YELLANDTALKS ON ECONOMICS Favors Socialized Industry; Coach Lambert Speaks to Rotary. A discussion of problems arising out of the economic situation of ownership without control and control without ownership was presented by G. Curtis 'Yelland in a talk to the Rotary club Monday noon in Hotel Hanford. As an add| ed feature of the program, Ward j "Piggy" Lambert, Purdue university basketball coach, spoke briefly. Drawing on material he had selected from several books on economics and money, Mr. Yelland gave pointed remarks concerning various theories of economics. He concluded by stating he believed in the socializing of industry. Just how far that can go is uncertain and involves complexity, he added. In beginning, Mr. Yelland pointed out that a worker has work as long as someone can employ him at a. profit. Because of that, he was inclined to characterize the present situation as one of "disemploy- ment" rather than "unemployment." Possible Solutions Sketched. Solutions for solving unemployment he sketched as social support through doles, radical social and economic changes, less people to be provided for through pesilence, war and disease and the socializing of industry. Dealing with the eco- nomics of abundance, Mr. Yelland pointed out that there is more than enough in this country to provide luxuries for everyone. While stating that he did not believe in the form of "capital punishment which believes in 'soak the rich,' " Mr. Yelland asserted he believed industry did have a certain responsibility to society. If financiers can't operate the system successfully to provide work and means of livelihood, and the engineers are also unsuccessful, then it is up to society to control. Ignores Society Welfare. Ownership without control and control without ownership has resulted in practices which ignore the welfare of society. Coach Lambert, who is a brother-in-law of Supt. R. E. Irons, sketched some of the tactics of offensive and defensive play in basketball. He declared that students received valuable training in basketball, learning poise and self control. Basketball is more a mental than a physical struggle and players are taught to play at their full ability and not react unfavorably to their success or the success of others. Guests of the club were W. F. Ingraham, Cedric Willson of lola, Kans.. Bob Hamilton, Marvin Walters, Don Gilbert, "Chick" Sutherland and "Judge" Grimsley. Iowa Falls Student Initiated. AMES, March 12.--Three faculty women and 21 students were initiated yesterday into Phi Upsilon Omicron, national home economics society at Iowa State college. Rose- Next week: "Mining in Iowa." rnary Welden of Iowa Falls was among the students. Montana led all states in 1933 visitors to Glacier national park with 22,937. California was second with 2,836, Washington third with 2,468. MORRIS Food Store 221 Sixth St. S. W. SNUFF' Per O C Can O CIGARETTE Papers, CV Black Sea O PRUNES Large, -i A c Pound JLv REDHEART Dog Food, OflfcC 3 Cans M CUCUMBERS Cc Each O DEAN'S MILK Tali fie Can D Bring in Your Crystal White Soap, Palmolive Soap, and Super-Suds Coupons. WePayUcaDozen in Trade for Eggs Soiuioos qji.u sjods Xjdund MOS a.uudmi put aAaipi u ·dcog looiss^ sind qjui qsc.«. 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