The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 9, 1945 · Page 18
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January 9, 1945

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 18

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Enrichment of Bread Is on Program "During this session of the state legislature, the question ot tile enrichment ol white flour and white bread will be presented. Adoption of a statewide enrichment, program w o u l d mean better health "for every- FOR AttTE MASTITIS U.S.ni.irl it««AJrimlti».^~-.. NOKIX1KAT AND BAG SAL VI I. «». W bi KDU mMtltU, «oJ *Uo M u aid to«»««.tm«t of .upoSdml cut. ud OSCO DRUG STORE, Mason city, ' Iow(| one. The bakers and the millers and the nutritionists are behind the program. If the homemakers do a bit of boosting for it, too, the adoption of enrichment for better health should be passed. More proof that enrichment is a wise measure comes from the National Research Council. This councU is convinced that the enrichment of flour and bread represents a major improvement -in the American diet and is a sound, practical and inexpensive method of the achievement of better national nutrition. Durjngr this wartime emergency, all white baker's bread is enriched by.government order. Enrichment «f floor, however is sUll a voluntary measure. The adoption of the state enrichment legislation Is directed toward a continuance of an enrichment program for b o t h bread and flour at the war's end. Adoption of such state laws would be a step toward insuring the continuance of (his health program, When bread and flour are enriched, the nutrients that have been removed in the millh process are replaced in the white flour Here they are--thiamine, nboflavin, niacin and iron. The process of enrichment is a simple and inexpensive one The nutrients are added during the milling procedure and the nianner in -which they are added is simply designed so it may be performed by both small and large mills. Cost of enrichment is 18 to 20 cents annually per person. This cost has been assumed by the miller and the baker. Wont More Pigs Farrowed in '45 An average of one more sow kept for farrowing on each Iowa farm for the spring of 1945, as compared to 1944, would enable swine producers to easily reach or surpass the 1945 hog goal. The goal, according to E. L. Quaife, Iowa State college swine specialist, calls upon Iowa farmers to farrow 2,075,000 sows next spring--87,000 more than were farrowed this last spring. To You 4-H Club Members CONGRATULATIONS! Farmers of the United States have done a spectacular job during these war years. You 4-H'ers, the f arniers' Junior Partners, deserve a lot of credit, also, for the way you've stood 100% behind the Food Front -When, a farmer was short of help, when a War Bond drive was on the way, when.the problem of preserving ouc bumper, crops arose - you've always been ready to pitch in' and help. We congratulate you, 4-H'ers, and share in your joy that You, and Young America everywhere, will benefit from the man-sized jobs you've undertaken and accomplished. \ · " · We Are Proud That a Free, Young America I* Fighting for Its Heritage HEAD HEART HAND HEALTH TO MAKE THE BEST BETTER UNITED HOME BANK KSSf f^ T^rTTOrn /-./^v »«»« TRUST CO. Federal Deposit OWNED AND OPERATED BY YOUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS MASON CITY'S ONLY HOME OWNED BANK Homemaken Make Their Resolutions Iowa farm women are mak ing resolutions. But they're no satisfied with resolving to b better homemakers only in 1945 They're . thinking about an looking toward the postwar period. Homemakers have a greater variety of subject matter inter ests in their extension Familj Living programs than any tim ?, ncerthe war began, reports Miss Louise Rosenfeld, assistan extension director for home ecp nomics, at Iowa State college. These interests center arouni making existing clothing, fur. mshings and equipment last un til hew models and higher qual ity merchandise again are on the market. Furthermore,' they are giving serious consideration, to "reconversion" in family life when service men and - women return and different employmen situations arise. Housing--remodeling, rebuilding and construction and furnishing of new structures--also is receiving increasing attention. Pespite- their increasing demand for clothing, management home furnishings and family relationships, homemakers are not disregarding nutrition. Nearly every Iowa county is including food preservation work to help meet current rationini WE RAGS METAL TIRES TUBES PAPER MAGAZINES SCRAP IRON ,* · WE SELL... Used Pipe, Angle Iron and Channel Iron. Carl Stein Phone 479 111 6th 8. W. problems and to provide balanced meals using available foods.. · .. Eighty-five of Iowa's 100 county units chose one or more clothing subjects, with a marked increase in the demand for construction help. Eighty-one counties requested home management help, varying from care ' and repair o£ equipment to time ' and money management. Sixty, eight counties want home fur. mshings assistance; women in these counties intend to make the most of existing furnishings through care, repair and minor remodeling. Sixty counties are receiving help in child development and family .relationships. · Ccrro Gordo county home, makers nt Into this state picture. Since their current extension Family Living program began, they have exchanged ideas on kitchen remodeling and fundamental principles of tailoring. Daring January, Cerro Gordo county women will study pattern alteration^ Before spring, with its added war and food production activities, lessons on slip covers and the recondition- «g of the sewing machine will be discussed. '45 Victory Garden Has Important Spot Anyone who has .visited lb minutes with a combat veteran of the European or Pacific war heaters knows, the seriousness of the fight from here on out ' Along with increased demands or guns and bullets is the need or a continued high level of lome food production, and Iowa State college garden specialists ndicate that the place of the Victory garden in next year's Jlanning is as important as it was last year. Maybe more important. DR. ROBERTS' STOCK AND POULTRY SUPPLIES Daisy Water Heaters Boomhower Hardware WHttf ,, '»·£ ** i-v^si. -*-~^ t mtb Bu **··* a t * I S c - , t nltr, allsftr nd/i Immuue, fall, deep, double flowe , you W. AU« BBn» Co., Burpee Bli f ., Cliaton, lo n gco^l »»· Borne Ci.nt ZinnJ. Scecd f H^TSM (Taloe75cXEnclo.ediilOc. ** J SttrHD. W. Atlee Burpee Co. 991 Burpee Building Clinton, Iowa

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