Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on April 1, 1936 · Page 30
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 30

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 1, 1936
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SIXTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE WOULD ADD 36,000 ACRES OF HAYLAND Prevention of Fire Is New Goal 4-H Members Take Part in Drive to Stop Waste. Iowa 4-H boys and girls this year will be active in the campaign to lessen that great economic waste--farm fires. Objectives of this activity are to reduce the annual rural fire loss in Iowa by presenting facts about the losses to the 1-H members, to provide facilities and means for training them in methods of rural fire prevention. The work is being- encouraged by the Fanners Mutual Reinsurance association, the state organization of county farmers' mutual associations, which has donated 5400 to be awarded to club members, local and county groups that excel in farm fire prevention activities this year. The 15 olub boys and 15 club girls who enter the best records and stories of their fire prevention activities will be awarded to the two counties conducting- the best farm fire prevention programs. County mutual insurance associations in several instances are also offering prizes to the county club members. The club members become familiar with the causes of farm fires, make inspections of their buildings for major hazards discovered, assist neighbors in the inspection of their buildings and give talks and demonstrations on "rural fire prevention." FOR SALE! HORSES all kinds will Trade for Livestock CERRO GORDO IMPLEMENT PHONE 444 COMPANY 115 EIGHTH STREETS. E. Creamery Butter in lowaDrops Reduced 18,000,000 Pounds From 1934 Level, DES MOINES, (UP)--Production of creamery butter in Iowa dropped nearly 18,000,000 pounds from the 1934 level, L. M, Carl, federal agricultural statistician for Iowa, reported Tuesday. Creamery butter manufactured in Iowa in 193-1 totaled 238,313,456 pounds, as compared to 215,435,000 pounds in 1935, Carl said. Production of creamery butter in 1934 struck an all time high for Iowa, according to Carl. In general, the statistican's charts show that butter manufacture in Iowa is on the increase. In 1925, for instance, it a m o u n t e d to 156,361,357 pounds, and rose steadily each year until 1935, when the first break was recorded. Planning Chief Fim l Study of Planning Body Given Recommends Large Acreage Be Put To Legumes. DIRECTORY OF FARM BUREAU Smashing Drugs. Old drugs and patent medicines weighing more than 23 tons were recently destroyed in Dallas, Texas, by running over them with a 10-ton tractor. Some of the drugs and medicines bore the Spanish- American war tax stamp. COLBY'S MOSS PEAT Is Unexcelled for Chick Litter Poultry Litter Stable Litter Peat Insulation Greenhouse Peat Lawn Dressing Garden Peat Fertilizers FARM BVBE.1.1; OFFK-KRS Andrew Olson President Earl M. Dean vice President S. A Mnlhre Secretary Shirley S. Stanrield Treasurer JPARM BURKAIJ DIRECTORS Grant. .... .Wayne Wolford, clear Lake Lincoln Bert H. Mylirc. clear Lake Lime Creek. LcsMe VanNote, Mason city Falls Paul H. Matzcn, Mason clly Clear L a k e . . . J o h n Perkins, Clear Lalce Lake Robert Furlelgh, clear Lake M ason Elgar Z. Haisnt, Mason city Portland.. .R. A. Ludeman. Mason city Union Harry Wellcer. clear Lake B a t h . . . . . . . . . .Cecil H. Aviso, Rockwell Owen.. John L, Curran, Mason City Crimes Dale smith, Thornton Pleasant valley Clarence Ulum. Swalerlnlc Geneseo Frank Kirk, Rockwell DoilKherty Barney Dougherty, Dougherty HOME PROJECT C I I A I R M E N Crant. Mrs. Eollin Luscomo. clear Lake Lincoln Mrs. Bert H. Myhre, clear Lake Lime Creek L Mrs. A. M. ilatzen. Mason city Falls, Mrs. Paul H. Malzen, Mason Cits- Clear Lake Mrs. Elmer Nelson, Clear Lake Lake, Mrs. Ben Skadeland, clear Lake Maaon. Mrs. Axel Anderson. Mason City Portland ....Mrs. w. H. Davidson, Mason city Union "Mrs. Hush strain, Ventura Mt. Vernon .. .Mrs. J. D. Richardson. Clear Lake Bath Mrs. Cecil Avise. Rockwell Owen. .. .Mrs. John Currau, Mason City Grimes ji ra Carl F10 x no rnton Pleasant valley Mrs. Clarence Ulum, Swaled'alc G eneseo Mrs. Will Bruns. Sheffield "Dougherty ... Mrs. B. c. Dougherty, Dougherty County Home Project Chairman Mrs. E. p. DeGraw, Mason City Chairman Boys' club Committee Earl M. Dean, Mason city Chairman Girls' club committee Mrs. Earl M. Dean Publicity Committee-R. M. Hall, Mrs. R. Furleigh, Leigh Curran. County Agent Marion E. Olson County Club Agent jay Vcndelboe Home Demonstration Agent Marjorie A. Chollett Jffiee Assistant Cenevieve M. Smith O f f i c e . . . .213 Federal Bids.. Mason City Colby. Moss Peat Utter is produced by American labor for the r nC A a ^±? y RaiSe1 ' ^-ytofcg ^ed in its production and sale is AMERICAN, Therefore, by your using Colby Peat Litter, ?· I"-^° nly P rofit V raising better chicks but you will be aiding Mid-West Industry. We depend on the American Farmer for our market and any measure which will enhance the American Farmers' economical condition has our 100 per cent approval and support. The foreign importer of peat moss has no interest in common with American Agriculture. "Be American and Buy American." J ASK YOUR DEALER Colby Pioneer Peat Co. Producers of HIGH GRADE PEAT PRODUCTS Hanlontown, Iowa The final report of the Cerro Gordo county planning committee was sent to the state planning- committee by Earl M. Dean, chairman of the committee. The first preliminary report consisted mainly of an analysis of the soil types in the county and suggested rotations for a soil maintaining and soil conservation program. Two factors were considered in the report, the one was that if no program was conducted it was estimated that without a program there would be 116,000 acres of tame hay. The report based on a conservation or soil maintaining- program, would increase the tame hay to 36,000 acres. The committee's report recommended that 26 per cent of the tillable soil in the county be seeded to a legume to be used for either hay or pasture. The major rotation was a three year rotation with corn, oats and clover and corn, corn, oats and clover. The alfalfa acreage was increased about 4,000 acres from the present acreage. To Maintain Fertility. In the rotations planned fertility of the soil will be maintained as well as the physical condition, which means the organic matter in the soil. To improve the fertility of the soil on the majority of the soils in the county, it will be necessary to use a three year rotation. However on soils that are up in good condition, a four year rotation will maintain and slightly improve the nitrogen and humus. The adaptability of a rotation for a farm would depend upon the amount of livestock kept on the farm, the topography of the farm and if it was necessary to maintain a certain per cent of the land in, permanent pasture as a result (Turn to I'asie IS) FARM BUREAU EXCHANGE FOR SALE SEEDS Hope Spring Wheat, Ralph Bryant, Mason City, K-4. Soy Beans, H. J. Brown, Mason City, K-3. Timothy, George M. Deyoe, Mason City, R-3. T H A T WEAR L I K E I R O N V It will cost you only Ic a square foot to give your porch, basement or other floors two coats of O'Brien's Floor Enamel. When you think of the beauty and protection it affords, and the cleaning drudgery it ends, this is a bargain that's truly hard to pass up. O'Brien's Floor Enamel is made with Ther- molyzed Tung Oil. It's easy to apply but hard to wear out, either outdoors or indoors. Ten rich but serviceable colors. O'Brien's FLOOR ENAMEL RALPH S. SHEPHERD 16 1st St S. E. Opposite Chapman's Phone 1362

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