The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 9, 1945 · Page 17
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January 9, 1945

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 17

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And School Files . . . 45 HAVE FILES--In Cerro Gordo county 45 schools now have files and reference libraries. These files are used by the teacher in working out units and the children also use the file in looking up reference material. M i s a Iva McDonough is. shown here at the file of Lake No. 5, looking up source material. The filing system is used in working out the unit project type of teaching, a modern innovation started in the rural schools of Cerro Gordo e o u n t y by Miss Hazel Thomas, c o u n t y superintendent. V, Children have come to use the files as readily as trained office workers. They know how to look up reference material and handle their own problems in working out the class unit. This encourages initiative among the students which can be readily noticed in the mod-' ern school room. Farmers and ranchers of the nation face the winter with about 5 per cent smaller hay supplies than last year. Total supplies of protein feed wiH be smaller also than last year but may be larger in relation to livestock numbers. Unseed meal supplies will be much lower. Supplies of tankage, meat scraps soybean meal and cottonseed meal probably will be moderately lower. Iowa farmers probably can get all of the red clover, timothy and bromegrass seed they want in 1945, but tile supplies of sweet clover, alsike and alfalfa will be short, reports H. D. Hughes ol Iowa State college. Can't Ease 1945 Food Production The 1945 Iowa food goals which call for Iowa farmers to ?I?? uce about the same as in 1944 are based pretty much on a - P|?y safe" policy, says Francis Kutish, Iowa State college zarm economist. When everything is taken into consideration, the chances are that there will be less need for food next year. But there are too many uncertainties in the picture for farmers to trim their sails now. That's why for all kinds of food, except eggs farmers are asked to produce the same or a little more than they did this year. Kutish points out that if the war in Europe should end fairly soon, some reduction in the food needs for lend-Iease and military purposes for that area could be expected. But the war will still be on in the Pacific and the folks at home will stUJ want and be able to pay for a lot of food. In setting the goals, another point given strong consideration was the weather. Iowa farmers have had a stretch of pretty fair weather, and that may not be counted on to continue next year. In short, the nation will be much better off to have more food than is needed than not enough. With average crop yields,. the 1945 goals for the nation as a whole call for a 5 to 10 per cent reduction in total food production. : · ^ - ^ -- " ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ · · · · ^ · B Attention FARMERS We Have On Hand Now: · Steel Posts · Steel Fence Gates · Metal Chicken Nests · Water Heaters · · Corrugated Bootine · Feed Bonks · Brooder Houses · Hoe Houses · MASON CITY LUMBER CO. 15th and North Federal PHONE 137 FOR SALE! HYBRIP SEED CORN Pioneer 340, 330, 341, 353A and 353. In a variety of kernel sixes. Order these choice hybrids now before they are sold out. SEE OR PHONE US NOW M. K. Ayery, Phone l-F-14, Mason City A. E. Clark, Phone 13-F-UO, Rockwell S. A. Malhre, Phone 429-J-4, Mason City J. C. McGuire, Phone 1088, Mason City. J. D. Richardson, Phone 29-F-4, Clear Lake Shirley Stanfield, Phone 665-J-l, Clear Lake R. E. James, Phone 21, Thornton, la. DEO. U.S. PAT.Of*. PROTEIN CUARAmtCD ANALYSIS PROTE1H Minimum 410OX FAT Minimum 3.5 X FIBER Minimum 7:00% N. F. E. Miimwm 2OOX THE USE OF FELCO SOY BEAN OIL MEAL AS A PROTEIN SUPPLEMENT PAYS EXCELLENT DIVIDENDS. Scientific modern experiments prove that soybean oilmeal compare* very favorably with any other oil meal. Stacyville Grain Coal Co, Stacyville, Iowa Farmers Co-Op Society, Garner, Iowa Osage Grain Supply Co., Osage, Iowa ' Lcland Farmers Elev. Co., Loland, Iowa Farmers Exchange Co., Bocktord, Iowa Farmers Co-Op Company, Manly. Iowa Farmers Co-Op Elev. Ass'n, Forest Cily. Iowa Klemme Co-Op Grain Co., -IvJemme, Iowa Little Cedar Grain Coal Co., UtHe Cedar. Iowa Portland Co-Op Company. Portland, Iowa . K O. Mason City, Iowa Farmers Co-Op Company Rudd, Iowa ' The highly concentrated and nutritious product... with a sweet, nutty flavor... that is relished by oil kinds of livestock... obtainable at any of the dealers listed here. Farmers Incorporated Society, Woden, Iowa Farmers Co-Op Elev- Hanlontown, Iowa Burchinal Co-Op Society. Burchlnal, Iowa Farmers Co-Op Society, Rockwell, Iowa Farmers Co-Op Elev. Co- L»ke Mills, Iowa Fanners Co-Op Company, Thornton, Iowa Fanners Elev. Supply Co., Nora Springs, Iowa llc - Co- 0 * Society, Iowa NORTH IOWA CO-OPERATIVE PROCESSING ASSOCIATION Co-Op Elev. Co., Thompson, Iowa Farmers Co-Op Company, Plymouth, Iowa Farmers Elev. Company Northwood, low* Farmers Co-Op Grain A Lumber Company, Grafion, Iowa Farmers Co-Op Company, Clear Lake. Iowa MANLY, IOWA

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