The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 11, 1944 · Page 26
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January 11, 1944

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 26

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14 M a s o n C i t y G l o b e - G a z e t t e Corn Belt in High Farm Living Level Iowa and the corn belt afford the highest level ot farm family living ot any major type oi farming area in the United States. However, the living level of Iowa rural non-farm families is lower than that in some other states. That is the conclusion of Ray E. Wakeley, Iowa State college sociologist, based on a study of living conditions on farms and' in rural non-farm areas by the division of farm population and rural welfare. This division is a part of the bureau of agricultural economics. United States department of agriculture. In the study the Iowa farm family living index stood at 131, compared to the 100 standard over the United States. In the Iowa rural non-farm family index, the. Iowa median was 126, compared to the standard of 100. "Some of the more obvious reasons for the general superiority of Iowa larm family living are inherent in Iowa's favorable geographical situation," Wake- ley says. "Iowa agriculture is furthermore characterized by a favorable combination of crop and livestock enterprises, which not only tends to increase average incomes but also to stabilize them. 'Several reasons help to explain why Iowa non-farm family indexes do not rank favorably with the indexes for those along either the north Atlantic or the Pacific coast, Iowa has few local industries; small towns are farther from cities; coal mining counties cut down the Iowa average; and recent years have been marked by s decided tendency on the part ol Iowa farmers to increasingly patronize larger town and city centers of more. than 2,500 population." Wakeley predicts that trad: centers with less than 1,000 population will have difficulty ierving Iowa farmers effective y after the war. Even befon :he war state planning board studies indicated that man; places with'less than 600 popu iaticn were finding it difticul ;o maintain adequate rura service. Small towns will continue to have a worth-while place, but they must study their situation well and work closely with farm people in order to maintain it. according to the sociologist. Iowa farmers have good prospects of a record income o£ 1.5 billion dollars in 1943 and this offers a distinct possibility for improved community services. "Rural people in other states with smaller incomes have better rural library services, rural health service and better rural schools," he concludes. "Iowa farmers can have these _ and UNSEASONABLE LITERATURE--Postman I. T. Dodd admitted Oklahoma City's heaviest snowfall in many years gave his perusal of a spring seed catalog a paradoxical twist as he stopped to take a look at illustrations of sun-kissed vegetables. But he didn't see anything funny in being hours behind with his deliveries. other improved services H they want them." MR. FARMER! Protect your Livestock and Poultry! Keep them Laying! I -- VACCINATE - THE CHICKEN BUSINESS n a big business. Poultry raising is no longer a matter of a few old hens scratching in the manure pile and producing only enough eggs for the table. OR HESS POULTRY PANAMIN is o two-job product. First PANAMIN '» a TONIC; stimulates the appetite and the consumption of feed (under ordinary conditions, the bird that consumes more feed lays more eggs) . TONICS aba promote better assimilation. Secondly, PANAMIN h a MINERAL MIXTURE. MINERALS are an essential to EGG production. Many feeds have a marked mineral deficiency, therefore the place for PANAMIN. to supply PANAMIN just add it to the feed. THE COST IS LOW in comparison to results obtained. 25 pounds of PANAMIN wilt supply 150 HENS 60 days. Smaller sixes available. $»0.50 HogS »« worth money so is FEED OK. HESS HOG SPECIAL benefits* ore three fold. First, it supplies TONICS. TONICS stimulate the appetite and aid in better assimilation of feed. Hog* fed HOG SPECIAL eat more and make better use of what they eat. Second. HOG SPECIAL supplies MINERALS. A hag must hare adequate minerals for bone and body tissues. Grain today is often deficient in mineral content. Third, HOG SPECIAL supplies VITAMIN D in the form of irradiated yeast. VITAMIN D h important as hogs are, (especially in winter) subject to RICKETS. DR. HESS HOG SPECIAL b a high grade, low cost supplement. 100 pounds will take care of 30 average shaats about two months, f 00-Pound Kegs 61A CA HOG SPECIAL V****y* A substantial saying can be made over this price in buying in larger quantities. Ask us about DR. HESS HOG SPECIAL. HOGS - CHOLERA -- Use Anti-Hog Cholera Serum nwv». and yinjj INFECTIOUS ENTERITIS INecro) --Use Mixed Bacterin N. 2. HEMORRHAGIE SEPTICEMIA-- Use Hemorrhage Septicimia Bacterin. CATTLE- BANGS DISEASE-- Use Brusella Abar- V,»L l l L.C . ^ Vacc| . oe CALF ,p MEU MONlA, Scours, Shipping Fever -- Use Mixed Bacterin No. 2 (Bovine). PINK EYE, Use Mixed Bacterin No. 1. MILK FEVER-- Use Mixed Bacterin Bovine No. 2. MASTITIS -- Use Mixed Bacterin Bovine No. 2. We hare . good supply of HYPODERMIC SYRINGES and NEEDLES. POULTRY- FOWL POX -- Use Fowl Pox Vaccine. fUUL. 1 IV I . ROU ._ Uje Hived Bacterin (Avian) . FOWL CHOLERA TYPHOID -- Use Avitepticus Gallenarum Bact. OSCO DRUG has these and other Necessary Immunizing VACCINES on hand at all times. VACCINES are kept FRESH under REFRIGERATION. For Colds-Roup-Flu LEEMULSION and LEE VAPO SPRAY when used ·* conjunction makes an effective treatment and grves fcHef where COLDS, ROUP and FLU ate indicated, in your HOGS and POULTRY. LEEMULSION n added to drinking water or feed. LEE VAPO SPRAYis spfajed in concentrated form over Heads of POULTRY and in HOG BEDDING. The COST IS LOW. ££ CA LEEMULSION, GaHon Jug. ............. «7Wo Lee VAPO SPRAY, Gallon Jug ......... Smaller sixes available. LEE'S DRY RUB, on effective disinfectant and insecticide, n a good prerentire. Use in bedding and poultry House. New Alfalfa- Needs Special Fertilizers For seeding alfalfa, with or without a nurse crop, 250 pounds of commercial fertilizer to the acre should be applied. This recommendation, made by Iowa State college agronomists, .is base on field tests conducted throughout the state during the last 5 years. When alfalfa is seeded on average soils under average management conditions, an 020-0 formula, consisting oE 20 percent phosphoric acid, is recommended. For sandy, high-lime, or relatively poor soils, an 0-20-1Q formula, which includes 10 percent potash, will. yield better results. Since alfalfa will not grow well on acid soils, lime should always be applied on such soils before fertilizer is used. The supply of commercial fer. tilizer for 1944 is limited. Farmers are urged to place" their orders with local dealers just as soon as their needs are determined. When it is received the fertilizer should be stored dry, off concrete and not more than 8 bags high to avoid caking. If you plan to use commercial fertilizer and want to put it on with a-corn planter attachment, order the attachment early, soils men at Iowa State college suggest. Now to STOP YOUR CAR'S (H PUMPING I« yaar ear tttiaa; too BM oil? F««ala who«o formed? med. M Brack M * qtaart of oil er«rr hundred mile* my that tk*r ·M mot hara t» add oil W- twMo. elunfw after fallal- ling HASTINGS STOX- VENT piaton riaaa. 45c $1.50 Why keep lice? Lice are spoitajna, on you. Use DR. HESS LOUSE POWDER * on your lire- stock and poultry and get rid of lice. S E L F S E R V I C E SC RUG DAY LOW Your car !· an expeoaire inmtmcnt -- why not protect it. HASTINGS STEEL- VENT check* the wear that i* constantly at work tearing down that invcataaent. For eompkle information concern in* thU wnualtonal oil ring »top at your nearest HATHORN MOTOR PARTS CO. m rm* n. s. mx i CHy, »»wm 1174 -- AervnB Street Frsm

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