The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 8, 1944 · Page 28
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February 8, 1944

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 28

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Too warm rooms are often the eause of house plants not bloom- is* T "Hundred* of Satined Growers , Swear By --ire arid more farmers each season are realizing the extra advantages achieved · wixh MuIIins Hybrid corn. Mullins even grade of seed " plants uniformly -- quick' -plant growth allows earlier, more efficient cultivation -deep roots, stiff stalks, large, deep kerneled ears, uniform in height and size that pick easily and clean, make Mul- 1ms corn a more profitable crop' to raise. Mallins Hybrid Corn Co. · CORWITH, IOWA Labels Help Choosing of Clothing Labels on 1944 fabrics and clothing are as essentialto the civilian shopper as_road signs to the' motorist driving'in "st'-ange territory. Miss Lucile Buchanan, county extension home economist, points to the information as to kind and care of fabric, shrinkage colorfastness, finish and wearability as important in wartime. If the label says "full shrunk" or "will-not shrink," the garment or yardage will not shrink. Partially shrunk garments when l a b e l e d are indicated by "shrunk," "pre-shrunk" or percentage both warp and filling will shrink. "Sanforized-shrunk" means shrinkage has bee reduced to not more than Vt inch per yard. In most cases-.if no label is present, the purchaser may assume the product has not been shrunk. "Color fast," a term used on some lebels, should tell under what conditions, the fabric is "fast." "Vat dye" denotes a class of dyestuffs which" produce some of the most permanent coloring tor cotton goods. "Color tested" implies that tests for color fastness have been made In keeping with the use for which the article is intended. If labels are :o be of value, the consumer needs to check the integrity of the manufacturer. February Clearance 25% DISCOUNT ON iVIHG BOOM SUITES +STODIO COUCHES -CHAIRS BEDROOM SUITE SPECIAL Complete Bedroom Suite .. . 149 Beautiful Waterfall Bedroom Suite includes .VANITY, CHEST, BED, s . '·?n^i CH A,Y V Regular Price $139.50 3?aS s F P ERL 7 N ? ATTRESS ;;:;;;; S TOTAL VALUE $181.50 YOU SAVE S32.0Q Odd Vanity and Bench -- $59.95 UP TO .12 MONTHS TO PAY TYLER- RYANS FURNITURE COMPANY 29 2nd St. S. E. Phone 3910 For Even ing Appointment also saves a lot on feed." That is the way the folks are talking in the general store at Portland, which is on the south side of Indianhead No. 1. This photo shows Hanford MacNider before he went to the wars visiting with some of his friends Nortji Iowa and Southern Minnesota Farms PORTLAND Folks Talk Weather of the Portland neighborhood. "The most trouble we " find with a good old fashioned Iowa winter is the fact that the farm '5 £o large and the stock so scattered over it that it's a real chore to even get around to all the corners. And the pathways always need to be shoveled out," said Harry Bisgrove, "Every night this .winter, we've wondered if this, was the end of our nice weather. Then we found in the morning that it wasn'^t. We've almost been afraid to wake up some^mornings for fear of finding ourselves in a snowbank. But it hasn't happened yet!" 2 Men Visit Mexico for Com Research Ames--Doctor I. E. Melhus and Doctor George J. Goodman of the botany staff of Iowa State college are leaving this week for Mexico where they will spend 2 months in that country and Guatemala collecting ano 1 studying specimens of varieties o£ ENCHANTING BEAUTY AND COLOR RESTORED TO YOUR:-'. . . 'THEY LOOK LIKE NEW" RUGS 1 CURTAINS 1 DRAPERIES · The refreshing beauty of newly cleaned draperies, curtains and rugs will .enhance your entire home. Our experts Have a knowledge of fabrics that permits a safer, more thorough cleaning of your household effects. We invite you to send yours now for a complete restoration of their actual sparkling color and smartness. . ' Blankets washed by pur factory process --absolutely guaranteed against shrinkage, fading and felting. · Marshall Swift, 1 cLEANEnr-Funmnny I PHONE 789 L A U N D E R E R / -

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