Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 11, 1944 · Page 24
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 24

Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 11, 1944
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12 M a s o n C i t y G l o b e - G a z e t t e Clover Root Weevil Will Damage Legumes The clover root weevil, which has damaged many Iowa seedings ol red clover, lives even a tier the ground is plowed and will damage sprouting soybeans or seeds of any other legume planted on the same ground, according to Harold · Gunderson, Iowa State college extension entomologist. However, it is safe to plant ilax, oats, corn, or any other non-leguminous crop on tirst- year clover sod. No chemical control lor clover root weevil is known. Infestation dies put eventually, bow- ever, and it is safe to plant legumes a year after the clover is plowed under. GEE- COLUMBUS CERTAINLY UAD A flARD TIWEDJSCOUER- ING*AMERICA'- IT TOOK HIM VEARS- MISS JONES, \ ]weLL,TKEN READ UP (N T«e/TO(V\N\Y-TeLL ENCVCLOPEDIA-/ US WHAT YOU LAST MIGHT ON/LEARNED COLUMBUS] -AND SO COLUMBUS \ DISCOVERED AMERICA AFTER A LONG WARP / TRIP. MOST OF HIS MEN ( WERE SICK AND WHEN THEV LAN D COLUMBUS WOULD HAP A SHORTER VOYAGE AND A STRONGER CREW IF HE HAD TAKEN ALONG OF - It's eosy to see where Tommy got. his idea. His mother--like other smart mothers---gives him "Betsy Ross" Enriched Bre thousands of : mothers---gives him "Betsy Ross" Enriched Bread for snack sandwiches,'as toast, in puddings and in wartime meat dishes. She knows it combines 'good flavor and the nourishment he needs.' Tommy's taste doit't differ much frorn grown-ups either. They're keeping healthy for their heavier-thon-fever schedules with the same delicious mealtime treat . . . "fretsy Ross 1 " .Enriched Bread. ALL BETSY ROSS WHITE BREAD IS ENRICHED ACCORDING TO GOVERNMENT SPECIFICATIONS .. IS BETTER BREAD Mrs. Bishop Finds Defense Job Is "Like a Gold Rush" On March I, 1942, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Bishop moved off their farm northwest of Nora Springs because his health was failing. They rented 'the farm to Louise .Tuecke and Lydia Ubben and ; moved to Nora Springs, But Mr. Bishop passed away a few weeks ate. Now Mrs. Leila K. Bishop is working on-a defense project at Hanford, Wash. ----IC's just about what one would see in a gold rush picture at the movie, she writes to her cousin, Mrs. Nona Finnegan, Mason City. Here is part ol her letter: "In the first place I have landed what I think is going to be a honey of a job. Lots of work but under very nice people and something I believe I can do well. It is in the bond department of the accounting department, and part of the time I will be in the bank, 1 was there all day today. I worked 3 hours overtime last night--9 o'clock when we checked out. "This is a government job, and everything 1 is secret, so I can -give no estimates or rumors of things going on. But go to one of the gold rush pioneer pictures and, lor every horse, picture long lines of traffic and crowds and buildings springing up overnight. Lights, traffic cops, mess halls that look .like all the state had come to a picnic; food on the table like farmers ~rve it, eat all you want, and -if a dish runs out someone holds it up and a waitress comes bringing another filled one. I had to leave by a side door tonight; the 2 main entrances were so filled that you couldn't begin to get through, and there are 4 of these halls. "Our barracks are everything you could wish for--2 beds in a room, 2 dressers, a table--al in maple (I don't mean bird's- eye)--2 closets, air-conditioned and new--no' one had ever been in our rooms before. Washroom with tubs and board and ironing board, showers, bathtubs, if yoi prefer, and always hot water too. "My roommate is -a married woman and works in the tele phone office. Her husband i here too, over in the men's bar racks. "We are right on the banks o -the Columbia river. On this sid it is a plain, but high banks ris ,on the other side that make yo : feel like you would like .to in vestigate them. We went dow along the river Sunday, and sat ic ferry and the sights down here. "We are 40 miles from Pasco, vhich is quite a place with a avy camp and an army camp. lxts of the people from here ,ve over there and drive or ride he buses. · "Mountains all around us icre, but I was surprised at the ow altitude of this place. You et the feeling that important hings are going on here and. s one !ady said, 'History in the making.' And that is going to quite important to you to be able to say. later on that you had a part in this great project ut here. I feel like I had tepped into the midst of the jay nineties. "They are planning 10 days f Christmas activities here be- linning the IBth; a new theater s to be opened, a rodeo, dancing every evening with a · name and, home talent programs ('Hanford on Parade' and 'Han- 'ord A'Popping') and carol sing- "Probably the Catholic church meetings would interest you very much. They are held in he'big steam-heated circus tent ,hat now houses the movies" in he evenings; they have a stone altar mounted on piano casters that they move in and hove meetings and mass that, as one girl said, 'make you fee! like you are in some great cathedral.' "Well, I guess I had better close this book, but don't think about taking a job with Dupont unless you have the spirit oE adventure and want to do some real work for this is an essential, piece of war work, and if you can laiigh at sand and sage brush and fog and would like to be in the swing of a new town with endless crowds in the post- ollice %vaiting for mail, at the bank to cash their checks, in the drugstore whose shelves seem to be emptied every day; "For me I love it so far and am enthusiastic about it. Maybe a month'will make me feel different, but that's how I feel tonight." USE BUTTER Iowa State Brand Creameries. Inc. FOLSOM AUTO CO. Chrysler-Plymouth Authorized Service OFFERS TRACTOR REPAIRS BATTERIES CHARGED AH Makes While T»« Wait . . Welding tf All Kinds--C*»tBlete Grease Service ELECTRICAL SERVICE ~ All Types--Macnetos, Starters, Generators. Etc. ·' All w«*k d«e fcy factory-trained Mechanics. We woe factorr-appr.yed parte. FEED SARGENT FEEDS Minrol Meal . for Ho** No Mteerats to Bmr N» Tankage to Bw N« Ctoilttonrrs to B«i N» Mixed Feeds to B«r Grain Balancer for Chickens Saves Time S«ves Money Saxes Work Molasses Minrol Me.l for Carrie Tw» Supplements f*r the Price ·! One! PROTEINS PLPS MINERALS rk*M 1171 -- Acr*» Street Fraoi H»*f«r*

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