The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 9, 1945 · Page 34
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January 9, 1945

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 34

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M Graduates They Join 4-H a s o n C i t y Globe-Gazett 4-H Training Is Brought- to Boys Mason City was selected as the first spot for the Iowa district t r a i n i n g schools and a brilliant staff of speakers and educators from Iowa State college, Ames, was here to conduct the school. This new feature of training is bringing 4-H to the boys of Iowa. B Y THE' TIME they have been graduated, rural school children have joined 4-H. During the first week in January the 4-H boys of 10 counties surrounding Ma- .son City met at the Hotel . Hanford for the 2 day training school of this district. More than 100 officers-and delegates attended. .' . ' · At the.banquet,'which had for its theme, "Sailing Forward in 1945," officers of RECTAL COLON PROSTATE RHEUMATISM (ARTHRITIS) (Octzone Therapy) SINUS Dr.R.W.SHULTZ,D.O. 218-219-220 First National Bank Bldg. the Cerro Gordo club presented an induction ceremony, which proved effec- tivesby the light of four candles representing the four points of 4-H club work. From ·- left to right the Cerro Gordo boys who presented the induction ceremony are Virgil- Ashland, Jim Heddens, Carl Cooper, Richard Dean, Dick Avise and James Brown. As part of the program, ·the boys from Franklin county presented a short skit entitled "The Gremlins of Courtesy." Here they are lower right, Dallas Burmeister (at the left of the group) playing the role of "Stinky;" Lester Menning (center) in the role of "Bill;" and Robert Klousia (right) as "Goody." "Bill" is considering himself in the mirror as a possible date. "Stinky" tells Livestock AUCTION Thursday, Jan. II GARNER, IOWA Sale Starts Promptly At 1:00 O'clock 400 -- CATTLE -- 400 Misu in advance for.this 25 Hereford steers (acclimated North Dakota's) wt 825 lbs. T5 Hereford steers (acclimated North Dakota's) wt 700 lbs 25 Shorthorn heifers, wt. ' 700 lbs 15 mixed steers, wt 850 lbs 20 Shorthorn and W. F. acclimated · feeding cows, wt K ' lbs We expect a carload of North Dakota Hereford steer and heifer calves weighing from 400 to 450 lbs. 250 head or more of native steers, heifers, springing cows, and heifers, breeding bulls, butcher stock, veal calves, etc. ^ h h * J? c . onslenin « for »is sale his entire herd of Shorthorn cattle including 10 cows, 5 heifers, 6 calves, and 15 yearling steers and heifers. 6 of_the cows are fresh now. 100 -- HOGS -- 100 h, ' 6 5 ? na weights of native feeding pigs, sows, and br«ed,ng : boars, included in this run. (NOTICE-Send In any ** SC " a " *" more SHEEP:-- Bayers here for any kind you have to sell. MR CONSIGNOR:--Last week we had a large number SUHST*'''-'!!? S" 1 * " nttt « r - "· «»W buyers w?« on hand. In line with markets everywhere onr market was 25 ° ° m 1Wer °" st(K ** r and feeder class «- Cows W T ab °» * Steady with our P«vious sale. * h smaUcr TM n for this coming Thursday ** to eive yonr GARNER SALES CO. him how to go about it, such as pulling up in front of the girl's house and tooting the car horn until she comes out, letting her find her own seat in a theater, and other such bad manners, while "Goody" bears down on his better self and corrects "Bill" on a few points. The 4-H boys ate and slept at the hotel during the 2 day training period, which was the first of its type in the state. It is- the planning period for the year ahead for the boys of .this group. Forestry Is Urged for Poor Soils Increasing the -usefulness" of poorer Iowa soil through a broad reforestation program has been recommended by a special Iowa State college committee on post ward development and conservation of resources. The reforestation w9rk, suggested for completion in 15 to 25 years, Is expected, in addition to building up forest areas in- regions of poorer soil, to stabilize community activities and develop a permanent forest industry to fit in with Iowa's broad agricultural program. The measure, which would be carried out with the assistance of state and federal funds, is not set up as.a "cure-all" for Iowa's land problems. However, the committee believes H gives promise as one of the most important methods to use on the poorer classes of soils. Expected benefits i n c l u d e production of a paying crop of timber trees; getting idle land back into production; preventing erosion of the soil as well as building up fertility; furnishing jobs for the community -- both for planting the trees and protecting, and caring for them during growth -- and producing an income from land which previ- ously has not been able to pay taxes. Iowa now has 2% million acres in timber. In addition, approximately 1% million acres which have been used for agricultural purposes are now in such a depleted condition that using them for timber production is probably the most profit- able. , Heavy grazing in the farm woodlot is considered one of the most serious problems to be met in the forestry program. About 90 to 95 per cent of Iowa woodlands are grazed at least some, but this practice must be curtailed if satisfactory, returns to the farmers are to be expected. PUBLIC SALE f r ,t nted my farm for this year T wil1 s «" at Public the following property, 3 miles south and 3 miles west of Blanly and 6 miles north and' 3 miles west of Mason f plymonth - * mile east o£ th Wednesday, January 17 Sole Sforrs at I P. M. 1 Team of Mules, smooth month 1 Bay Mare, 1 years old, sound 1 Black Mare, 8 years old, sound I Black Gelding, 4 years old, blind 13 GOOD MILK COWS, Most of them now milking. 1 PUREBRED BROWN SWISS BULL. 15 FEEDER PIGS. MACHINERY j+ 1 Massey-Harri/ manure spreader, 4 years old; 1 Rock Island manure spreader; 8-foot grain binder; good wagon with box- dump rake; bob-sled; endgate seeder; 14-inch Oliver gang plow! HOUSEHOLD GOODS ^ rocking chairs; wardrobe; battery radio, good condition; 1 bed complete with springs and mattress; other articles too numerous to mention. , J. C. Baumgartner, Owner Ora Baylcss. Aact. First National Bank, Mason City, Clerk

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