The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 9, 1945 · Page 29
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 29

Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 9, 1945
Page 29
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I A R M , J A N U A R Y , 1 9 4 5 1. Rural SehonU 17 Art Appreciation Is Unique Note £ Cerro Gordo Schools Develop Traveling Gallery \ RT appreciation is unique A X in Cerro Gordo county's schools, for it was in this county that a traveling gallery of fine reproductions of famous paintings, both of the modern painters and the old Masters, selected for their importance in periods of art history, was started. The Lakeside club was the first organization to become interested in the project and until the war shut off the supply of these fine reproductions, m a n y of .which came from Europe, it had established the nucleus of a fine gallery, which the pupils of the rural schools can enjoy. From time to time these reproductions of paintings are hung- in the various schools of the county. The one shown here, which the pupils of Falls No. -7 are discussing with their teacher, Miss Euth Janssen, is Ka- pheal's "Madonna of the Chair." This picture, incidentally, was a gift of the teachers to Miss Hazel. V. Thomas, county superintendent, who has been instrumental in getting the gallery started Jean Marsh Wright, who has exhibited in the foremost galleries of the country, assisted in the selection of the reproductions for the traveling gallery and talkec a number of times to the teachers in the interest a creating art expression in the pupils of the rural schools. The gallery is still being enlarged on a limited scale recently having acquiret two of Pescheret's color etchings recently shown a the Mason City public li brary. From left to right the group studying the picture consists of Miss Janssen, th teacher, Clarice Gorkowski Leonard Frazier and Mar jorie WybOTrry- The pupii are all in the 5th grade. The state of Washington, wit a perfectly straight · Jace, ha classified bullfrogs among "fur bearing animals" so that the may be farmed under cxistin laws ' Chore Tips Save Labor 'or Farmer Cutting down work involved ri routine farm chores helps in tretching available farm labor o meet other essential needs. 3ne place where this may be done, points out Harold Beaty,' xtension agricultural engineer t Iowa State college, is in feed- ng and watering livestock. Utilizing labor-saving equipment and practices in chores aves time. Six ways to make he job easier Sre cited by Beaty. They include: 1. Feed livestock from self- feeders on wheels so lhai they can cut down on feed handling. 2. Provide automatic waterers if possible. 3. Select feedlote on well- drained sites. Or surface the lot with gravel or concrete. 4. Stack some hay near feedlots or in pastures to cat down the handling operations in feeding beef or dairy cattle. 5. 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Plans for large self-feeders, a Victory Hog Waterer," hog ouses, portable hog wallows as /ell as concrete feeding floors are available from (ho Extension Service, Iowa State college, Ames. The best guide in selecting feeder tattle is to determine which animals do the best in the feedlot and then follow through to keep others of the same breeding. ELECTRICALLY OPERATED Stock Tank Heater Keeps Water Watm in Coldest Weather No open flame, no smoke, no danger, automatic tempera lore control. Tugged, good for long dependable service. \ ^T" STRAW WIRE FENCE P"I-ECTK1CITY can prove a useful and profitable helper *~* for you and your family depending; upon the extent to which roo use it. When your farm and home are supplied with modern Electrical servants, life on the farm takes on a new meaning and production is given a substantial boost. Hundreds of farm families -- perhaps many of them your friends and neighbors --have added to the convenience and productivity of their farms recently by installing Electrically operated stock tank water warmers purchased from their Electrical dealer. This type of equipment Is available in limited quantity because it is in the interest of the war effort and is therefore approved by the W.P-B. Xaialation »ce n«i fee rxyez»lTe. A · ilxiple, elleeUrt meU» 1* Ulniliatei i Place » weo4 coyer *TCr the taalc, 1 teaTlnK *a opening at *t tide tbrfttifc wMcti lie itixfc can drink. Get fill particular! ai»»l the »alo- ra*lU tank hc»LeT »t YOST demter't store. INSULATION 19 NECE8SABT FOR EFFICIENT OPERATION ·· PJJOPIES'GAS ^ELECTWC COMPA. Y Serving North Central Iowa's Cities, Towns and Farms

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