The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 8, 1944 · Page 21
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 21

Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 8, 1944
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F A R M , F e b r u a r y , 1 9 4 4 Form Yiith t6 eading Ames --To encourage good reading by rural Iowa youth, a directed program is being provided through a girls' and boys' reading club just formed. Miss Victoria Hargrave, extension librarian at Iowa State college, announces that membership is open, io all rural girls and boys. Each member, will be required to read 6 books from a selected, list and, 2 of his own choosing. ' ; : . . . . . . ' Comments on. books read must be.., submitted to the county, township -or library chairmen. who . .will ,,. direct the program locally.-or- to the:county extension,- by Oct. .l.~Recogni. tion cards' will be awarded those who..cGnin]ete:the club require- mnts._"M''£s Hargrave said. Books to be read were selected throirgh the co-operation of Miss Harcrave. the fqwa Farm Bureau women's committee arid the extension 'child development and th»- 4-H. club departments, c "' actions were made for 3 age ^groups. For the youngster, there ore picture books, storie* about animals and Mother Goose stories.. Selections for 'the 2nd group include biography, fiction and geosraphy, For teen-ag'e youth, stories- about the past ol America are side-by-side with boots about current day affairs Club members will have to obtain books from many different sources. Miss Hararave states. Public jnd -school libraries and. the Iowa state traveling library may furnish books to club members. )onald Gates of iumboldt Wins in 'ire Prevention ' Ames--Donald Gates, 4-H club member from .Humboldt, Hum- x!dt county, was first place win- er in.the fire prevention pro- ram sponsored by the Iowa Mu- ual Reinsurance association in o-operation with the.Iowa-State College extension service and ounty Faim Bureaus of Iowa. Gates receives a S50 war bond. $25 "war bond goes to each of other Iowa 4-H club boys who Iso carried on special fire pre- ention work, .including inspec- ions of the home farms for fire i.azards, talks and dembnstra- icns on fire hazards; and assist- mce with community fire .prevention programs: · -; They are John Olson, Spencer, lay eounty:'LeLand Lang; Lake 'iew. Sac county; PaurSchnell. ?uthven, Palo Alto county; Ernest Anderson;-Akron. Plymouth ounty; Jarries Houghtaling; Ack- .vorth, Warren'county; Warren ^arsons,,- Richland. ' Jefferson lounty.. and Fletcher Jennings, Van MeteY, Dallas county. Miss FHaday Given Home Extension Job Ames--Miss H. Lucile Holaday Greenfield, has been named county extension home economis for Bcnton county and will be gin her work there Feb. 14. The appointment was an- nolmced by Director R. K. Bliss of the agricultural extension service of Iowa State college, anc the president of the Bertton coun ty Fa_rm Bureau board. Miss Holaday. who has served as county extension home econo mist for Sioux county for thi past 2 years, will succeed Mis: Laurn Hoist. Give Rats Wide Choice of Baits If i-ats are offered a choice o foods, probability of poison bait, being taken is greatly increasec Harold Gunderson, Iowa StaU college extension entomologist states that stale or decaying bai material should not be used. Fresh meats such as salmon c sardines should be thoroughl ground in a meat chopper. Fres rough fish ;s a very attractiv bait. Milk or water should be added to cereals such as breac cornmeal, or rolled oats and thi mixture should be stirret 1 . to mushy consistency. - Fruits and vegetables, such as apples or carrots, should tie cut into small slices. An average- size apple, for example, may be cut into 24 parts. Poison is dusted over the slices to insure even distribution. [ohnson 4-H Girls Sell $460,000 Bonds Iowa City--Four-H girls in fohnson county donated f o o d which sold war bonds worth S460.000 Saturday, County Ex- ension D'recto- Erhmett C. Gardner reports that the 80 pies cakes and dressed poultry were purchased by Iowa City businessmen and turned over to the USD. A cake donated by Alice Lore of Iowa City sold for"533,000 and helped to swell the total of goods donated by members of the Scot Lassies 4-H club to $107,000. Your local Mullins Hybrid Dealer n well informed as to the general performance of each of the Mullins Hybrid varieties and may be depended upon to recommend the type of teed best adapted to the individual need. It pays to consult your Mullins Dealer regarding seed selection in order that maximum corn performance results are secured. Mullins Hybrid Corn Co. COKWITH, IOWA HYBRIDS FEEDS FOR LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY T YDEN FEED AND LIVESTOCK CO. DOUGHERTY, IOWA HOG AND BROODER HOUSES See these houses on exhibit at our yard: ~ I 10x12 Brooder House. 1 12x14 Hog House--I Pen. Our houses are made of lumber throughout with clear redwood siding and are substantially built. Let us show Ihem to you. L A. MOORE LUMBER CO. Phone 119 6Z» South Federal Avenue Our Top Grade Day-Old- FARM-MASTER CHICKS FOR PROFIT! 16 90 Produced under the National Poultry Improvement Plan from U. S. Approved flocks, Farm-Master chicks promise top profit. Breeding birds individually hand selected by official State inspectors. Health tested and " re-tested. Grow fast, feather quickly, show extra -resistance against disease! 2A Grade. . . . . . . . . 12.90 3A Grade' ./. . 14.50 Everything You'll Need to Raise a Profitable Flock Fountain G a 1 v a n ized steel. A u t o - m a t i c spring valve. A n t i~ roost top. 3 eal. tJK 5 gal. 2.95 Thermometer A c c u r a t e ! Easily r e a d . Metal" hous- i n g. .- 39c Thermostat F o r replace- in e n t lu brooders. Dependable, accurate! 35c Eeer- Basket Heavy galvanized wire; e 1 e c trically Welded. Holds 12 dozen eggs. 69c Increase e production by artificial light. T u r n s lights off and oh automatically. 9.95 ea. Farm-Master Health and Sanitation Supplies Poultry and Livestock- Insect Powder Non - poisonous to warm- blooded a n i- mals. Safe for d e l o u s i r i g . livestock and poultry. 55c TOBACCO POWDER' Finely ground. 1% nicotine. To rid poultry of round warms. 25 Ibs. 1.59 POULTRY TABLETS U s e S e a r s Poultry Tablets for pre*v e n t i o n of disease. 69c S£f. PROTECTIVE VITO-FABRIC Protects from weather. Admits ultra- " rt-t so.. violet ray ...... b U C y d . . CHICK-BED The perfect poultry litter. 100 ID*, covers ·) £A per 60 square feet ·) £A fc.DU MASONITE LAYING NESTS Roost proof, top.. - E a s i l y cleaned. · AC 8 nest size u.43 GALVANIZED FLOCK FEEDERS . Wire Grill. n QO 5 ft. Long ea. 09O Farm-Master Oil Burning Brooder Holds 450 Chicks Wickless burner guaranteed 5 years! Large-- holds 450 six- weeks-old Chicks. Absolutely safe! Economical; burns about 3 gallons cheap fucl^oil or kerosene daily. Double-drum type. Thermostat. Automatic draft regulator. 52-inch canopy. C-gnllon tanlr. "Sears Have Posted or Marked Ceilins Prices in Compliance With Government Reeulations" SEARS,ROEBUCK AND O 23-27 EAST STATE V PHONE 803 i in 111 nn i m i l u 1 1 1 i. n u i i... I

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