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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 18, 1936
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SIXTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 18 1936 Better Social Life ... Better Schools NEWS AND VIEWS OF INTEREST TO FARMERS (THIS PAGE EDITED BY ARTHUR PICKFORD) "7-7 Better Roads e c h * £ £ SURVEY SHOWING BIG INCREASE IN FARROWED SOWS Slaughter Supplies of Hogs To Be Larger Next Summer. AMES--Iowa State college extension economists said today that at present it appears that the increase in the number of sows to i'arrow this spring as compared with the spring of 1935 will be at least as large as the 24 per cent indicated by the December pig sur- FARM B U R E A U N E W S A Weekly Feature Depicting Activities of Cerro Gordo County Organization. vey. It is true,, the economists said. that many February pigs were lost due to the cold weather but this will probably not be a very big factor in the total supply. "Slaughter supplies of hogs," the economists continued, "will be much larger this summer than they were last summer. On the basis of the size of the fall pig crop, an increase of from 30 to 35 per cent would not be surprising. "Another factor crease slaughter this-summer will be the increase in marketings o_f packing sows which will have farrowed during the January-June period. "The bulge in marketings from the fall pig crop usually comes in May and June taut may be a little late this year due to the tendency of producers to feed out their hogs to heavyweights. "The effect of tie larger supplies of hogs this summer will he offset to some extent by increased consumer demand for pork and lard." LIVABLE GROUNDS SHOULD BE AIM That's Contention of Carrol Johnson of Landscape Department. According to Carrol Johnson landscape department, Jack Dorsey AUCTIONEER Call Plymouth, Iowa WANTED HIDES - WOOL Highest Prices Paid CARL STEIN Phone 470 111 Sixth S. W. Delco-Lighf Plants, Batteries and Parts Central Auto ElectricCo. New Location Next to Fire Station 35 First St. S. W. Phone 494 USED MACHINERY BARGAINS (S) FABMAL LTRACTORS-- AH rebuilt and look and run like new. $«5 up. (7) ]0-20McCORMICK-DEER- ING TKACTORS--All re . built. Look and run like new. $400. (3) 15-30 McCORMICK-DEER- ING TRACTORS -- All ready to go to work. $200 up. (1) F 20 FAKMALL TRACTOR, used 6 months. New guarantee on it. Cheap at ' $800. Have some good horses for sale, worth the money, at my barn at Clear lake. (1) 12-24 Hort-Parr. Looks and runs like new. Priced to sell. (1) 15-27 JOHN" DEERE in first class shape. $350. (1) JOHN DEERE G. P. just as good as new, $375. (1) CASE 12-24 in good shape, §150. (1) CASE 15-27, ready to go to work, $150. (1) FORDSON TRACTOR, all ready to go, $50 up. We can fix you out with any kind of used machinery that you might want at a right price, or we will trade for horses, cattle or hogs or your present machinery. MASON CITY IMPLEMENT CO. 22 Sixth St. S. E. Phone 462 CLEAR LAKE GRAIN CO. Phone 23 o Iowa State College extension service, a; attractive or more livable horn grounds should be the goal of everj family in Iowa. A few trees, shrub*, and flowers carefully chosen ant well placed, an open lawn and a clean neat building group will usu ally make an attractive home. Cer taMy these few things are within reach of every Iowa family, he points out. "Before doing the actual planting of the home grounds a genera cleanup campaign should be insti tuted," he says. "Minor repairs and painting should be done also. tending to in- "The farmstead is the centra '" headquarters for all the farm activi ties. It should be planned so as bes to fit it to the use for which it is intended and for the people who ar to use it. Value Increased. "The value of an attractively landscaped home is increased man; times the actual cost of the plants besides making the community a more desirable place in which to live. "The main objects of all" our efforts to beautify our homes by plantings is to create a beautiful picture. But merely planting a few trees here and there will not give the desired results. To do this requires some knowledge of the plants we are to use, a sense of beauty, a fund of common sense and a wholesome imagination to see the completed planting as it will appear in 10 or 15 years. 'Our lives are influenced by beauty and things that we see. A constant view of ill-kept muddy pig yards is anything but inspiring. Tnese should be screened from view with trees and shrubs. Beautiful natural views should be improved by framing. "The proper selection of trees is equally as important as their loca- ion. We should plant the longlived lardwood trees such as the Amerian Elm, the Oaks and hard Maple. Almost never plant the Carolina Poplar, Cottonwoods and Soft Maple. These trees give, good results but are short lived and soft wooded. Even after 15 years they become a menace in every windstorm. They Should Fit. "Shrubs should be selected to fit the job we want them to do. We should use a shrub in a particular place, not because we like it; not because our neighbor has it but because its size and character fits ii for the particular place. "Beautifying our homes becomes a most alluring pleasure and hobby if we go about it in this manner." These points on farmstead plan- rung were brought out by Mr. Johnson with an illustrated lecture to the members of the rural young people's forum at their meeting 01 Monday evening. FARM BUKEAU OFFICERS Andrew Olson President Karl M. Dean...-- vice president a. A. Mathre..: secretary Shirley s. stanfleld .....Treasurer FARM BUREAU DIRECTORS Grant Wayne Wolfurd, Clear Lajte Lincoln. .,,,. Bert H. Mybre, Clear Lake Lime Creek Leslie VanNote. Mason City Falls Paul H. Maizen. Mason City Clear Lake John Perkins, clear Lake Lake ...Robert Furlelgn. clear Lake Mason..... Elgar Z. Halgfat. Mason City Portland R, A. Ludeman, Mason City Union. Harry wclker, clear Lake Bath Cecil H. Avlse. Rockwell Owen John L. Curran, Mason City Grimes Dale Smith. Thornton Pleasant Valley Clarence Ulum. Swalcdale GCHOSC3 Frank Kirk. Rockwell Dougherty Barney Dougherty. Dougherty HOME PROJECT CHAIRMEN Grant Mrs. Kgllln Luscorab. Clear Lake Lincoln. Mrs. Bert H. Myhre. Clear Lake Lime Creek. .Mrs. A. M. Matzen, Mason City Tails Mrs. Paul H. Matzen. Mason City Clear Lake.. .Mrs. Elmer Nelson, clear Lake Lake Mrs. Ben Skadeland, Clear Lake Mason... 4. .Mrs. Axel Anderson, Mason City Portland,. .Mrs. W. H. Davidson, Mason city Union ....airs. Hugh Strain, Ventura Mt. Vernon. .Mrs. J. D. Klchardson. C. Lake Bath Mrs. Cecil Avlse, Rockwell Owen ...Mrs. John Curran. llason City Grimes ...Mrs. Carl Floy, Thornton PI. Valley Mrs. Clarence Ulum. Bwaledale Geneseo Mrs, Wfl Brims, Sheffield Dougherty.Mrs. E. G. Dougherty, Dougherty County Home Project Chairman Mrs. E. P. DeCJraw. Mason City Chairman Boys' cluh Committee Earl M. Dean. Mason Clt chairman Girls' Club committee Mrs. Earl M. Dean Publicity committee R. M. Hall. Mrs. R, Furielph. Leigh Curran County Agent Marlon E. Olao County Glut) Agent - Jay Vendetbo Home Demonstration Agent Marjorle A. Chollet Office Assistant Genevieve M. Smlt Office.... 213 Federal Bldg., Mason Cit RURAL YOUTH TO HOLD LAKE GAMP Event to Be Held in Co-Operation With Extension Service. The Cerro Gordo junior forum, an organization of rural young mgn and women, will co-operate with the .Young Peoples section, Iowa State college, in holding rural youth camp June 12, 13, 14 at Clear Lake, according to an announcement by Marion E. Olson, comity agent. This camp will be one of the six district camps planned for members of rural young peoples' organization in the state and will include i S or 10 north central counties. 1 The program of the camp will include discussion groups, recreational training and program planning. Topics such as "The Future of Agriculture," "What Kind of a Community Do We Want" and "Cooperative Organizations" will be discussed. Those attending will be taught how to lead others in various games so that they can act as recreational leaders in their local groups. Plans for the study of various educational topics which can be made part of the yearly program of the local group will be outlined for selection by the leaders attending the camps. According to Earl N. Schultz, young people's section of tbe ex- FARM BUREAU EXCHANGE FOR SALE: Purebred Shorthorn bulls and females. Geo. Roney, Swaledale. PUREBRED Duroc Brood Sows. J. D. Richardson, Clear Lake. CUSTOM Seed Corn testing, reasonable price. Richard Ful- ierton, Rockford. tension service, 'there are 50 rura young peoples' groups in the state The young people in these organizations, states Mr. Schultz, are interested in improving their educational, social and service opportunities-in their communities. The district camps planned will help. the young folks to work out programs .ncluding these types of activities, SEES PROFITABLE POOLTRYSEASON Oderkirk, Poultry Market Specialist, Says Outlook Is Bright. Iowa poultry and egg producers enter 1936 with confidence in their poultry enterprise following a successful termination of their 1935 production, according to A. D. Oderkirk, poultry marketing specialist of Iowa Extension service who was in the county Monday to discuss poultry marketing at Clear Lake. "Prices of both poultry and eggs in 1935 were higher than for several previous years due principally to lowered number of chickens and eggs produced as well as improved consumer demand and purchasing power," Mr. Oderkirk said. Marketing interests did not fare so well in selling eggs stored during the spring of 1935. Mild weather during the fall months in many parts of the United States resulted in good fall production and stored eggs were a loss to the persons storing them. While' some of these losses were regained during January and February due to the severe weather, it appears likely that persons buying eggs for storage will be conservative in their prices during the coming spring. Hatcheries report favorable prospects for chick orders during the present spring and more favorable feed costs for poultry feeds will likely result in increased production over last year. Northeast Iowa producers have prospects for an excellent poultry season due to lowered production costs; even with possibility of lower prices, should United States pro- ductibn show expected increases. Quality of poultry and eggs in northern Iowa has been one of the principal causes of better prices received. Graded selling of eggs is practiced most intensively in this area of the state and trends point to an increase in number of egg buyers purchasing eggs on this 'basis. Iowa with over 9 per cent of the poultry on farms in the United States has the greatest influence on eastern markets. Nearly 29 per cent of the eggs received at Chicago and 18 per cent of the eggs received at New York originates on Iowa farms. This means that what Iowa producers may do determines eastern market conditions to a large degree, either in respect to quality, amount of production, as well as values of poultry or eggs. EXTENSION MEN TO EXPLAIN NEW FARM PROGRAM Several Members of College Staff Attended Chicago Meeting. AMES--Members of the Iowa State college extension service staff are prepared to explain the new farm program under the soi conservation and domestic allot ment act to Iowa farmers as soon as the program is announced from Washington, Director R. K. Bliss said Wednesday. Several 'members of the colle, staff attended the regional confer ence to make recommndations for the new program at Chicago a week ago. A meeting was conducted at the college one day to familiarize staff members with the recommendations of the conference. The regional conference at Chicago, in its recommendations to Secretary of Agriculture Wallace, suggest that the state extension services be placed in charge of the educational work in connection with the soil conservation program. LEAN COW MAY BE PRODUCER Old Skinny Turns Out to Be Mythical Goose That Laid Golden Egg. AMES--Nobody wanted "Old Skinny" when a Palo Alto dairyman offered her and some other cows from his herd for sale. 'Not as well fleshed as the other cows Old Skinny was offered at a price less than half that asked for my of the other cows. Fortunately for the dairyman she did not sell, asserts the February summary of Iowa's 54 cow test--' ng associations released today by the Iowa State college extension dairymen. Old Skinny turned out to tie the mythical goose that laid the golden egg:. Her owner joined a cow :esting association and the tester's ·ecord reveals that Skinny led the herd with a production of 600 ounds of butterfat. Ranking of the seven high asso- iations and average butterfat of iach are: South Hardin, 36.3 xmnds; Fremont-Page-Mills, 32.9 jounds; Fayette No. 1, 31.7 pounds; 3rundy, 30.8 pounds; Osceola- Lyon, 30.7 pounds; Dickinson-Clay, 29.2 pounds, and Winuebago, 28.9 pounds. Owners of the seven high-rank- ng herds and average butterfat of. each are: Herbert Kleiss, Brooklyn, 57.7 pounds; Stauffer and Saunders, Eldora, 53.7 pounds; T. Hansen and son, Cedar Falls, 50.3 pounds; Fred Eiten, Wellsburg, 49 pounds; George Dickman, Garna- rillo, 48.8 pounds; F. O. Hartman, Liakefield, Minn., and Bryant and Thompson, Mason City, 46.9 pounds. Creamery at Goldfield Hears Olson; 203,313 Pounds Year's Output GOLDFIELD--The Goldfield Cooperative creamery held its annual meeting at the Memorial hall in Tuesday with .500 present despite .he almost impassable condition of .he roads.' A free lunch was served at noon. A talk on "Co-operation", was given by Marion Olson, Mason City, county agent of Gerro Gordo ;ounty. The annual business meeting was isld with all three directors, Ole jerdal and F. W. Stevenson, Gold- ield, and H. E. Poundstone, Clarion, e-elected for another term. The annual report showed the r e a r n e r y manufactured 203,313 sounds of butter the past year of which 87,500 pounds were sold lo- ally and to the patrons. A total f more than 550,000 was paid to :he cream producers in this vicinity r an average of 29 cents a pound or the year. E. A, Clue is manager and.butter- maker of the company and is as- isted by William Larson. Mrs. larbara Moseley is secretary and ookkeeper. Training School on Horticulture March 30 On Monday, March 30, a demonstration and training school on horticulture will be held at the home of Robert Furleigh, four miles east and one-half mile south of Clear Lake. In the morning there will be a discussion on pruning and management of orchards and in the af- ;ernoon we will discuss planting, varieties, spraying and timely subjects on horticulture and small fruit. · This is an all day training school and discussion on the management of general horticultural subjects. Those planning to spend the entire day should bring a covered dish unch. jnn to Demonstrate Breaking and Hitching Harry Linn, secretary o£ the Iowa Horse and 'Mule Breeders association will demonstrate breaking and hitching of horses at the farm of Clyde Sawyer, 1 mile north of Rockwell on Friday, March 20 beginning at 10 a. m. This is not a horse show to demonstrate the handling of wild horses, but a practical and safe way of breaking horses. Anyone who conies there to see a circus stunt will be badiy disappointed. Mr. Linn's methods are simple, easy and humane. In the afternoon he will demonstrate the multiple hitch, how to hitch five, eight, eleven or twelve horse teams and handle them easily. Anyone interested in horse management is invited _to attend this demonstration. If you would like a complete ·guide to America's principal school officials you may obtain it from the superintendent of documents, government printing office. Ask for the 1936 educational directory. Published in four parts, each of which may be purchased for a nominal sum, the directory ists officers of the principal city uchools, of colleges and universities, and of educational associations.--United States News. TRY THIS FOOT REMEDY Cufltn Lltllr and Mtikr* Feel Flm Foot surrcrerR gather round; =ct ri^l up elope antl listen. Here's Roorl news f you. The real toot remedy is here at las IcC'Mlnt Is said to quickly end foot misery Hard corns, soft corns, or corns betv;ecn Ihe toes, also toughened callouses, shrive up and lift off easy, it's wonderful. There Is no pain or soreness when applying 3ce Mint or afterwards, and H doesn't even irritate tbe skin. Think of I t ; just a little of that cooling soothing Ice-Mint, and real foot Joy Is yours Ice-Mint prevents foot-odors and keeps them sweet and comfortable. It is the rea secret for fine, healthy feet, and keep* you free from foot troubles. Every person has suffered with stubborn corns or tender feet can appreciate the cooling, soothing comfort Ice-Mint brings: especially women who wear high heeled shoes, and men who have to stand all day on their feet. To It. Get some Icfi-Mlnt from your druggis today and give your poor, tired, suffering burning feet the treat ot their lives. There is nothing better. Dead Animals OF ALL. KINDS REMOVED Mason City Rendering Co. We Pay Phono Calls USED MACHINERY 1--J. D. Model "D" Tractor. 1--Tractor, 18-36, priced right. 2--Oil Pull Tractors, priced right. Several used Gang Plows. 3--Fordson Tractors. 25--Good Corn Cultivators. 2 row ana single row. 4--DeLaval Separators. Several Used Gas Engines, cheap. 15--Good Disk Harrows. Horse drawn. 16--Good Corn Planters. 5--Tractor Plows. Several good Horses. 3 3. D. "GP" Tractors. Good condition. Cerro Gordo Implement Co. Phone 444 115 8th St. S. E. John Deere AUCTION SALE All Used and Some New FARM MACHINERY Saturday, March 21 1:00 O'Clock--Ora Bayless, Auct. At the CERRO GORDO IMPLEMENT CO. 1158thS.E. i Choice Bargains --Be There to Bid TERMS CAN BE ARRANGED AT OFFICE IN ADVANCE OF THE SALE FARMERS, YOU AND YOUR Families Are Invited to attend John Deere Day Fifteen Valuable Prizes Given Away FREE LUNCH FOR ALL AT NOON Friday, March 20 It's a day you want to spend with us, enjoying the new salking pictures of life on the farm . . . learning of new and better ways of farming . . . of new ways to save money . . . new machines so cut your costs ... new methods to increase your yields... new hints on getting the most from your tractor. See and hear the two new John Deere talking pictures: "Sheppard Son" and "Murphy Delivers the Goods" Plenty of Entertainment and Education. Everything is FREE, The.Time: 10:30 A. M. Sharp The Place: Armory, Mason City Phone 444 115 Eighth St. S. E. W w fe

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