The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on April 1, 1936 · Page 28
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 28

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 1, 1936
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I I . FOURTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE CONSUMER HAS STAKE IN SOIL PLAN Lake Township Has Farm Bureau Session Lake township Farm Bureau met Wednesday at the city hall in Clear Lake where a picnic lunch was served at noon to 4D persons. The meeting was called to order at 1:30 o'clock "by the director, Robert Furleigh. The program was opened with violin selections by the Kennedy trio, accompanied by M Powers. Laurence Cain san several selections accompanie on the piano by Mrs. A. . Bawson. Mr. Olson gave a ££ on hybrid seed com, telling th farmers to take special care ii buying; such .seed, as a. kinds are inferior to the com mon open field -varieties. Mrs. Overton told of the best kinds of flowers for garden planting; and those especially good and easy to grow fo bouquets. n FARM LOANS!! · Refinance Your Present Loan With This Bank · Finance Purchase of a Farm With This Bank · Immediate Inspections · Prompt Closing · 4'/ 2 % Interest investment Department FIRST NATIONAt BANK MASON CITY, IOWA, Store Manager I* F. Zilm assumed the position of manager of the Farm Equipment and Supply in .February, .coming to Alason City from the Oliver Farm Equipment .company at Charles City, with which concern he Lad -wide experience in the various phases of the implement business. He traveled for years with the experimental -department of the Oliver company and for four years was with the sales and service division. His experience in the implement Ijusi- ness extends to uH parts of the United States. (Lock Photo, Kayenay JCngra-vlng.) FARMERS Install Your AIR-ELECTRIC Light Plant Now Lowest Prices on Batteries and Radios. WRITE OR SEE . . . HERMAN RIPPEN 7 Miles South of Mason City on Highway No. 65 WITH ELECTRIC MOTOR 99 The New 1936 MAYTAGS Better than ever but selling «t about hilf th* former price. * Thli it th» Mm* you hov« dreamtd about--'th* tlm» !· own a now Maytag. If you hav» another washer, r«plae« It with 9 Maytag now, whil* you can buy at baroly half the format _, pricB, But you muit cct promptly ·50 b** 0 TM prlcss go up. Call or WITH phon* at one* GORDO MAYTAG CO. i 22 Second Street M. E. MASON CITY,, IOWA Phone Us For DeonmstraHoa Phone 2067 Damage of Erosion Is Mounting Everyone Suffers in Loss of Land, Says Guide. DES MOINES, tS^-The con sooner ias a vital stake in thi new soil conservation program says Consumers' Guide, an AAA publication. Under the title, "Saving Land for Tomorrow's -Consumers, 1 " the publication says csre ·of the soil means "as much ultimately to city consumers as to the farmers." Out nf the soil, says the publication, '"must come much of the stuff that makes daily living possible for some 125 million people;" Detailing the losses "by erosion and efforts icing; undertaken to curb them, the publication says: Costs Are High. "Erosion costs do not stop with these soil josses. Their tunian costs mount high. Farms stripped of .their .soil 'wealth mean bankrupt farmers. "Xhey mean poorer food, poorer housing-, tattered clothing;, children undernourished, and lacking normal opportunities. "Many of the one million farm families who have had to be cared for by the federal government during the past two years had been trying- to make a living: on land which could .no longer support .them. Overwork S«iL "Nor do these costs stop at the doorsteps of the bankrupt farmers. What little produce W. J. Murphy AUCTIONEER Phone 1321 Ciiartei city, Iowa such farmers can bring to market in enough to pull down prices which formers on food lands receive. That in turn forces farmers on food lands to overwork their soil in order to make ends meet. "Here, then, is the problem. We have 125 million and more consumers to feed and clothe. We are doing the job now by using up or letting waste away tbe source of materials original for these needs, "Next generation's consumers--possibly 15 miUion more than we are--must took to this soil for their food and clothing." How to Farm. The problem, says the publication, is "haw to farm the soil and keep it too, and so increase "our chances for a good living and those of tomorrow's consumers." In .a statement of policy carried with each issue the oublication, -which is issued by lie -consumers counsel of the AAA, says: "While the Consumers' Guide makes public official data of :he departments of agricul- :ure, labor and commerce, the oint of view expressed in its jages does not necessarily reflect official policy, but "is -a iresentation of governmental and non-governmental meas- ires looking- toward the -advancement of consumers' in- erests." Mill: for Sleep. Drinking warm milk before etiring had a guieting- effect upon the .sleep .of 28 .healthy hildreu 9 to 14 years of age on a one-year .study to determine the effects of various averages, foods, baths and utdoor temperatures on .sleep labits, according to W. H. Marin, Kansas State college. "Vermont county agents liave een actively .co-operating with own officers and .the .state chamber of "commerce in a cam- aign for improved town fin- inces and reports. Outstanding rark has been .done by W. A. Dodge, Caledonia county agent. F A R M E R S ! We Hare a Very Choice Selection of Golden Bantam 2 Us. for Sweet Corn Seed THAT WE'RE OFFERING AT . , EarTs Fruit Market 1603 South Federal Ave. Phone 1138 Closing Out Sale As ! have decided to quit farming, 1 will sell at Public Auction, on the Krug farm, located two miles southeast of Rock Falls and 10 miles northeast of Mason City, on APRIL 4,1936 STARTING AT 1 O'CLOCK P. ;M. 4 HORSES--I bay horse, 10 years old, weight 1700; 1 bay mare, weight 1500; 1 black mare, weight 1400; 1 black mare, 7 years old, weight 1500; 1 yearling colt. 28 HEAD OF CATTLE--9 milch cows; 5 steers, 1% years old; 5 heifers, 1 '/z years old; 4 heifers, 1 year old; 5 calves, -4 months old. 15 FEEDER PIGS -- 4 BROOD SOWS. 120 BROWN LEGHORN HENS. MACHINERY--One corn planter; one 20-wheel disc; one 20-ft. drag; one drag cart; one endgate seeder; one mower; one single row corn plow; one 2-:row corn plow; one hay loader; one hay rack; one -wide tired wagon; one wagon Jbox; chicken feeders; one Fordson and plow; one 12-inch gong plow; one De- Lwol separator; one brooder stove; two almost new harnesses; four collars; one set fly nets; one motor washing machine (Briggs Stratton motor); 15 bushels seed corn; one manure spreader; one scoop board. (Most of this machinery is practically new-- 2Vz years old); 250 bushels No. 4 ear corn; 450 bushels good seed oats; one ivory and green kitchen cabinet (new); seed potatoes; wild hay; alfalfa and soybean hay. Other articles too numerous to mention. TERMS:--Cash or as arranged with clerk. OSWALD BAILEY, Owner Ora Boyless, Auet. R, V. Wilkinson, Clerk.

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