The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 9, 1945 · Page 16
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January 9, 1945

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 16

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Teacher Stokes Furnace and Bundles Bobbie ' ' - ~M~a Fall and early winter is a good time to spread lime for next spring's seeding o£ legumes. It should be disked in if possible. HORSES WANTED for KILLING PURPOSES That Are Old, Blind, Lame or With Other Blemishes HIGH PRICES PAID A.G. JORDAN 116 So. St.-550W-Clear Lake Phone Barn 3758, Mason City May Come Erom · Farm Woods Commercial lumber supplies won't be ample to supply farmer needs in' the spring. That leaves it up to 'the fanner who will need lumber for' repairing buildings or for new sheds and cribs to harvest it from his woodlot now, states E. W. Fobes assistant area forester of the Iowa timber .'production war project Only, mature trees should be harvested. Fobes says logs less than 12 inches in diameter 'can be used for posts .or fuel. Sound logs containing no nails, wire or other iron: should be readied for sawing. ':·'·-'···:'-·.··. : S .'· In southeastern Iowa, several groups of farmers. haye~"poblea" their custom logs in one location, Fobes reports: This mattes it easier to get . r the sawmills to move in and reduces time and labor for handling and banlins the loss. ; Once logs are sawed, the lum her should be'piled so that it NORTHERN IOWA FARMERS LIKE THIS FAST MATURING HYBRID SEED CORN . . . Hagies adapted hybrid seed corn is noted for its consistent good stands year after year . . . a hybrid seed backed by a reputation for quality . . . a protection you will be sure to porfit by . . . This year plant Hagies. "MORE KICK IN THE SPRING . . . . LARGER EARS IN THE FALL" HAGIES ADAPTED HYBRIDS HEADQUARTERS . . . CLARION, IOWA will season without, warping or otherwise deteriorating. A foun- datiqn should be built for the pue, and a 2-inch space left-be- -tween,,boards -to provide- for 0,0 ·vv.n.w.ard-.:-..air circulation. Ground.beneath the pile should be kept well drained and free of vegetation a'ad decaying wood.- , Inspect Bee Colony When Weather Eases - '»- ' "'. · .7 - ' Inspection is the key word for Iowa beemen during the coming months if they are to see their colonies successfully through the spring build-up period. F. B. ^Paddock, extension apzanst at ..Iowa Instate college" says that il/fhe state should experience a January-thaw, bee- men could well make the first inspection of their' hives then. One way to do this is to walk npEACHERS m u s l t know 'J. everything, ,fron\ stoking fuinaces to bundling Bobby for the safe trip home. 1 - And although times have changed and improvements- ,have~ been made, teachers find their duties just about the same as ever. At the left Mrs. Ruby Bohnsack is stoking the fur- na-ce at Bath No. 1. This is a modern school in practically every respect and has a modern type of coal furnace for heating purposes. But furnaces need stoking just the same--and teacher is the one -who has to do it. At the right Miss R u t h ' Janssen, teacher at Palls No. 7, the only one-room school operating in Falls township, is bundling Bobby Hebel for the trip home. Pupils of the other schools in Falls township are being transported to Rock Falls to attend schooj this winter. These are a few of the chores of the teachers in two of the rural schools of the county which are modern practically to the last word. ; - .·'·" ' i . , . r ; .'' . r -- ; --''' ' ' -' · - _, along in front of.the.hives to see if there are any signs of flight and to make certain: hive : en- trances'are open. It may be necessary to open the entrance. If blowing into the hives produces no activity, chances are the bees are dead. In that event, take the hive away from those containing live bees. If .entrances of hives- containing dead bees are left open and near active bees, "robber" bees will enter to take the stores Excess flight activity at a colony may spread rapidly through a colony if the bees in the hive died, from disease.. Stores from dead colonies should not - be transferred to other colonies, Paddock emphasizes. Doing so may spread disease. ft cold weather prohibits earlier inspection, the first one should be made at least by early March.to see that there are adequate stores, sufficient population and a queen. To make this inspection, colonies may need to be unwrapped. If this is done early in the season, it will probably be necessary to rewrap them to give spring protection. FOLSOM AUTO CO. OFFERS · Motor Tune-Up l · · Brake Relming · Front End Alignment · Complete Motor Overhaul · Wheel Balancing Phone 1174 WE BUY USED CARS Across Street from Hanford Hotel N NEW QUOTA PI ^ASSURES DELIVERIES ntracted with Hatch eriw to supply vt quota of Bondod Chiclet each month* tf' to for th«dat» you want delivery rraW-" un... rf |, 0 j ¥ . Je _ ycu'JiB to n n i r n ililigf^ " '

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