The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 3, 1937 · Page 17
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 17

Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 3, 1937
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.MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE THREE 1 Production CostLower for Iowa Expense in This State 49 Cents Compared with 70 Cent Average. WASHINGTON, '(UP)--Estimated average cost a bushel to produce the 1935 United States "corn crop was 70 cents a bushel, compared with 49 cents a bushel .in Iowa a n d . Illinois, lowest in -the nation, the U. S. department of agriculture revealed. Iowa costs for land rent, seed, fertilizer, cartage to market, harvesting and preparation of land were above the national average. Yet the cost an acre was only SI.51 higher than the national average o£ $17.01, the report disclosed. Include JLuljor. Tot;il figures included charges for the labor ot the farmer and his family, the report explained, and a charge for the use of his land on a cash rental basis. Costs were compiled from results of a questionnaire mailed to voluntary reporter's in various states and from published results of state and federal cost studies Cor the local areas. The cost an acre of corn harvested in 1935 was slightly .lower than the average cost in 1934. Costs were higher in 1934 largely because charges were made against the harvested acreage for costs incurred on a large acreage that was seeded but not Business Good Paul C. Biaise lias been manager of the Cerro Gordo Implement c o m p a n y here for the past three years. With offices at 115 Eighth street southeast, the company .handles the complete tine of John Deere farm implements. Mr. Blaisc points out that the outlook for the farm machinery business this year is exceptionally good. harvested because of the crop failure. Wheat Costs Given. Wheat costs in 1935 averaged S 14.44 an acre with rent included, or $10.76 without rent. The average cost a bushel in 1935 was $1.19 compared with $1.15 in 1934, the report said. " The costs a bushel in Iowa and. a group of other mid-west- ern states was $1.05 and $14.53 an acre, including rent. Cost of raising oats in Iowa and Illinois was nearly the lowest in the country. The a bushel cost was 40 cents compared with Ihe national average of 43 cents. Net cost an acre was $12.90, while the average was $12.88. Bang's Control. Oregon has the largest percentage of its dairy cattle tested for Bang's disease, says the latest report from the federal bureau of animal industry. More than 79.1 oer cent of all breeding cattle in Oregon are under supervision for this disease. The next best record Virginia with 58 per cent, followed by Washington with 48.1 per cent. MR. FARMER! We Have the ROOFING to Protect Your Farm Buildings B \Ve carry a complete Hue of Koofinff. See us before you buy! MID-WEST ROOFING COMPANY, Inc. Z10 Fifth Street S. W. Phone 454--Mason City FARMERS BANK- Formers need the specialized services of a good bank more than any other group of people. They have many specialized problems and little time to deal with them. And so we're especially proud of the fact that a great many of our depositors are farmers. We appreciate a farmer's problems. Hardly a day goes by that we're not called upon to discuss them. With our complete range of banking services we'stand ready to further agricultural progress, and through it, general prosperity, * Over 20Q Farmers Do Business With This Bank UNITED HOME BANK Memljer Federal Sy,t C m TRUST CO. A HOME BANK OWNED AND OPERATED BY YOUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS Federal D e p o s i t Insurance Corporation ' V" MARCH TOGS for FARMERS And Other Outdoor Men and Boys! · BUY WISELY Compare the comfort, weiir and appearance --us well as price GET VALUE THE TIME SPENT IN COMPARING GILDNEK. CLOTHING WILL PAY BIG DIVIDENDS Oshkosh B'Gosh Overalls ^ Tall Corn Overalls $1.19 M Fine tough chambray. . 3 G inches long. ExtTM value .. Fine ' Emoolh molc n "' sh Good weight. Stripe C « SOX Original Nelson heavy two-pound sox pairs tor f *f LOUOH Medium heavy mechanic's sox. Black, gray, brown . . inirs tor All Wool Jackets ^£r $3.95 Leather Blouses $6.85 Covert Pants C3 o l vert e ei'oth ag " u '." e $1.95 : original 4(H r washable caps Tvt. Cooper Shorts ^u\\lu"b ys cooiK r .. 3 Cor $1.00 Cooper Sox S±'Jff . Oooper 3 "£ Whitney Shirts ^T^^ $1.59 Covert Shirts TMo zV eVtt ar . k 98c Gauntlets ^ gBT" 6 '. 1 " 20c Cotton Gloves gioves^rosm^sh 10c IT · ' Cooper-made spring needle. QR/^ UlUunb Short sleeve. Summer w e i g h t . . «/OC l} ftv c' Pontq Genuine Lee frl or DOJa rdlUa Whoopee Pants tpjl.ij Rnire' P/ilno Polo shirts in big d* 1 f\f\ DOyS rOlOb variety of patterns J1.UU Boys' Sweaters ff,Ur?hem $1.95 Boys'-Tennis Shoes ^ adcc ^ e 58c Boys' Oshkosh r'C p : G . 05h .. $1.10 $1.20 Boys' Blue Shirts gjST ^ ambray - 49 c Boys' Dress Shirts ^ d ^ 18 · 89c NEW SPRING ARRIVALS IN Suits-Topcoats . $21.SO OTHERS AT §25-530 You Con Buy On a Good Clothing Market Right Now. Get Yours Today! Get to Know

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