Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on April 1, 1936 · Page 20
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 20

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 1, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE This Is NOT A Farm Sale We Believe We Have Something to-- The American Farm Home Keeps Up to Date About! Because We Feel As We Do About Our Sales Stable. You Might Say We're Stubborn As a-- You Might Even Say That We Are So Hungry for Business That We're ish--? You'll Find, However, That LUND'S SALES STABLE Is Certainly-- Far from lagging behind tie city home in the development of modern decoration, the American farm home keeps up to date. Here are views of a living room (above) and combination study and guest room (right) designed by Montgomery Ward. ' In the upper picture are a Chippendale sofa, bone white and walnut two-shelf end tables, wheat lamps, Chippendale coffee table, bone white Chippendale chair, modern lounge chairs, radio, lamp table, rose taupe broadloom rug, eight piece fireplace set and specially selected wallpaper. Planned for the same room are a dark green leather chair, mahogany secretary, modern bridge lamp, butterfly table, gateleg ta- ble, and circle mirror, occupying portions of the room not shown in the photograph. The study, which can be used as a guest room contains a Lawson bed, knee hole desk, chrome ring lamp, standing lamp, circle mirror, Dairy Maple Syrup. A milk products plant .at An- igo, Wis., handling over 100,00 pounds of milk daily during the flush season, by pro- cessing maple syrup in its vacuum pan adds $20,000 annually to the income of its patrons. The sap is collected from the farms by regular milk trucks. Metropolitan siue chair, plant stand, clock and rose taupe broadloom rug. 411 furnishings were chosen by Montgomery Ward decorators for harmony, effect and appropriateness for the American farm dwelling. Depend on Dairying. Approximately SO per cent o£ the 170,000 farms in the state of Pennsylvania are classified as dairy farms. FIELD Leaders to Organize Local Unit Plan Many Events for Season by 4-H Boys. Cerro Gordo county 4-H club leaders met at the Farm Bureau office Thursday evening and mapped out a program for the coming season under the leadership of Earl Dean. 4- H boys' club committee chairman, and Jay Vendelboe, in charge of the work in this and three surrounding counties. The individual clubs wilf hold organization meetings the first part of April to set the work for the year in motion. The leaders in the work are: Pau] H. Matzen and Charles Shaw, Palls; S. A. Mathre, Mason; Leigh Curran, Portland- Owen; Alfred Champion, Grimes; Art Hemming and Will Eno, Pleasant Valley and Geneseo; Robert Pine, Lake: John Perkins, Clear Lake; Kenneth Rig-gs, Union; Joe Kirk, Dougherty; Howard Cash, Grant; Hugh Smith and Clint Stevenson, Bath, and \Villard Fulghum, 'Lincoln. Other members o£ the committee headed by Mr. Dean are: Carl Henkel. Mr. Cm-ran, Alfred Champion and Robert Findson. The program for the year extends to many activities such as dairy and bee* judging demonstrations, comparison of feeds, swine sanitation demonstrations, educational events at the North Iov;a fair, record book work, club camp, play day, market pig work,and "many other projects. isr-- Sf v, - f YEAR 4^ AFTER^ ,£ .YEAR... Soup for Your Pocketbook. We Have the Crowds--We Have the Auctioneers and We Sell the j Livestock-AND THAT'S NO Ss Better Bread! Soil Plan Being Used in Kentucky 3 Year Rotation of Corn, Wheat, Legumes. The Campbellsville soil experiment field which is maintained by the Kentucky experiment station offers an example of practical soil improvement and conservation. Work was begun on it in 1919. A three-year rotation of corn, wheat, and mixed legumes was used. To one piece of land has been applied four tons of limestone in 17 years since the work was started, and an average of 175 pounds of 16 per cent superphosphate per acre. This land has produced a yearly acre average of 57 bushels of corn. Beginning in 1926, manure was applied for corn at approximately one ton per acre for each ton of crops harvested in the rotation. The land that has received neither lime nor phosphate but has been ma- nured according to the plan just stated, has produced an average of 29 bushels of corn. If a fanner needs 1,000 bushels of corn, notes Prof. George Roberts, he could produce it on 18 acres under the first plan of treatment, whereas he would have to cultivate 35 acres under the second plan. Under the first plan he could have 17 acres more in good grass and legumes for soil improvement, which he couid pasture longer than poor pasture, and reduce the amount of grain he would have to feed. This treatment means that he could have plenty of good hay and would need less grain. HOLDEN FOLLOWS MOORE E. D. Holden, assistant secretary of the Wisconsin agricultural experiment station, has been elected to succeed R. A. Moore who was the founder of the organization and served continuously as its secretary for 35 years. Recent ill health has caused Professor Moore to retire from active I service.

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