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March 12, 1937

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 8

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EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 12 · 1937 I i 1 i ;. i !·] it * ' Sl;i i.' i i 1! } M FARM EXPERIMENT OFFICERS AT KANAWHA RE-ELECTED NEW BUILDING IS SEEN BY 300 Benefits to Land Throug] ' · .Sugar Beets Pointed Out by Moore. . V ; KANAWHA--Some 300 stock holders of the Northern lowa-ag ricultural experiment association gathered Thursday for the annua meeting, elected officers, inspected new equipment and made plan for the year. Of special interes was the inspection of the nev, building erected for seed cleaning and treatment and emiipmen which has been installed in it. Benefits to land through thi raising of sugar beets wa pointed out by Earl C. Moore manager of the American Crysta Sugar company:at Mason City. Officers were re-elected. They are Wallace Darrali, president; F M. Knudson,' secretary, Neil Hanson, .treasurer and directors, E . P Cook of Kanawha, E. O. Eliason of Kanawha, Chris Jacobson o Brilt, Jens Jensen of Britt, Clarence F. Johnson of Kanawha, M T. Love of Garner, Harry Poundstone of Clarion, W. P. Tyrrell o Belmond and Darrah. Sold .to Stockholders. It was reported that during tht ;year 934 bushels of hibrid seed corn had been'produced and sole to 149 stockholders and 365 bushels of- velvet barley · had been grown and supplied. Many Iowa , State college plant 'pathologists agronomists and agricultural en 'giheers from Ames attended. Sessions were held in the morning, a -noon-and in the afternoon, 'covering a variety of special subjects ; considered at the station. "I dp not know p£ another industry in Iowa where the peopli ·as a whole know so little abou it as the beet sugar industry," de, clared Mr. Moore. "They do not know of the agricultural advantage in having an industry of this kind or of its outstanding possibilities. They have been told that beet sugar is an inferior sugar and that beets .hurt the ground and many people believe it They have been told that the sugar beet is a depleting crop and many people believe this, but not the farmer who has grown sugar beets. Beneficial to Land. "When you can divide a field and plant one half to beets and ;one half to a soil building crop and'then the next year plant the whole field to corn or;grain and get a bigger yield from the beet land than you do .from the other land, it does not make sense when you class the beet as a depleting crop--no matter who says so. Every beet grower has had this experience. "We are told that perhaps the .residual effect of the 125 pounds of fertilizer spread over an acre of, land when the beets are grown will produce from 10 to 15 bushels more corn or 25 bushels more stnal! grain but when you fertilize tht corn as we have done the past year and you still get a 10 bushel increase from the beet land, why that argument is knocked cockeyed. Beets Grown Deep. "When you plant sugar beets you are planting a sub'soiler-- it grows deep--down 5 to 6 feet When you have a perfect stand you have 24,000 or 28,000 of these subsoilers working on every acre Then when you harvest the beets, it breaks off about a foot from the surface, from the size of a lead pencil to the size of a half dollar is left in the ground to become decayed vegetable matter. "What is manure but decayed vegetable matter? It is estimated that from 1% to 2% tons of beet" roots are left in. the ground, placed better than the hands of man could place any manure and right down where the next crop will find available plant food. Europe found out many years ago that the sugar beet built up the land and increased crop production, and we have found out the sugar beet was soil depleting and any former growing beets should be penalized for doing it. · "Our contract this year is about 60c higher than last year--15% beet and 4%c sugar will pay §6.00 for beets. A bill has been introduced in congress covering the wishes of the president, that an excise tax of 75 cents per 100 pounds be placed on sugar arid the Iowa farmer with 288 pounds of sugar extraction, at 75 cents an hundred pounds, will receive about 51.84 per ton from the government. With the sugar content and price as mentioned, the 1937 crop would bring around $7.84 for beets. You know this would be a profitable crop to raise and . you had belter get your contract in early. Flynn Talks to 150 at Algona Banquet ALGONA--The annual Fathe.- and Son banquet sponsored by the Epworth league society of the Methcdist church was held Wednesday evening at the church parlors with 150 in attendance. The program was opened by the Hev. W. G. Muhleman, district superintendent and the welcome was given by the Hev. J. H. Edge, pastor of the church. O. B. Laing acted as toastrnaster and David Phillips led the group singing. A boys' quartet composed of Richard Keen, Ray Madson, Harry Greenburg and Don Johnson sang two selections, A toast "To Our Dads" was given by Frank Schoby and another "To the I,ads" was given by the Rev. Edge. A trumpet trio was given by Richard Keen, Merle Pratt and Richard Norton before the main address by Dr. Clarence E. Flynn of Mason City^ Hampton Court Will Open Session Monday HAMPTON--The March term of district court will open Monday with Judge H. E. Fry of Boone presiding. The grand jury will not report and the petit jury will report March 22. Six divorce cases are listed including Eva Johnson vs. Ben Johnson, Walter Borcher ding vs. Margaret Olive Borcher ding, W. J. Botts vs. Delia Bolts Anna Christine Lumley vs. Ar thur Clem Lumley, Hazel Mart} vs. Ray H. Marty and Ruth G Palmer vs. Joseph H. Palmer. Mrs. Helm Is President of Woden Aid Society WODEN--The Presbyterian Ladies aid met at the parsonage Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. George rlekn was re-elected president Mrs. Frank Pommer, vice president; Mrs. W. L. Tindall, secretary and Mrs. Ben Atzen, treas- irer. The next meeting will be leld at the church basement nex' Wednesday wtih Mrs. H. Kruse and Mrs. Ben Atzen as hostesses. :-: HERE AND. THERE :-: Miscellaneous Items From M 25 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Southern.Minnesota dreamery Meetirigvat Plymouth Saturday P L Y M O U T H -- The annual meeting of the Plymouth 'Co-operative Creamery company will )e held Saturday. The cream scor- ng contest will start at 10 o'clock Tree lunch will be served at noon The program and meeting will follow the noon lunch. Buttermilk vill be sold. School Superintendent at Hesper Is Buriec DECORAH--Funeral services vere held for Evelyn Burreson, uperintendent of the Hesper chools, who died from an extend- d illness at his home in Hesper. "he services were in charge of the lev. Mr. Havernos and burial was made in the Hesper Lutheran emetery. Mr. Burreson was born nd reared in Hesper. He was a graduate of the Mabel high school ind the Winona Normal school. For sometime past he had been uperintendent of the Hesper high chool. His wife survives, and a on, Dennis. Also his mother, Mrs. nga Burreson, and two brothers nd a sister, Norvil, Arlie and "helma, all of Hesper. GIRL SCOUT This week we pay tribute to a national organization dedicated to a great, work. Every Girl Scout Troop is performing an admirable service to our nation and to humanity. We congratulate the officers and members of every council in Northern Iowa on this occasion, May the good work continue with great success. . Official Distributors of Girl Scout Equipment Elde Purchases Olaf Store. ' BELMOND--Helge Eide purchased the store at Olaf from H M. Thompson. Mr. and Mrs. Eide took possession, this week. Mr. and Mrs. Thompson will make their home in Belmond for the present. Plan District Meeting. NEW HAMPTON--The fourth district Townsend clubs will hold a district meeting in the courtroom at New Hampton Saturday, March 20. ' Not Proper Insurance. ALGONA--Goodman Hundness of Swea City, entered, a plea of guilty in Justice P. A. Danson's court and was fined $9.50 on account of operating a motor vehicle without the required insurance being on file with the board of railroad commissioners as provided under the rules and regulations of the Iowa truck operator law. Takes Sioux Falls Position. OSAGE--J. O. Ullevig leaves Monday for Sioux Falls, S. Dak., where he has accepted a position as assistant manager of the carpet and drapery department of the Fantle Brothers store where A. D. White, former Osager, is manager of the shoe department. Mr. Ullevig has been employed in the Daylight Store here the past eight years; no successor has been named. · On Trip to California. BUFFALO CENTER--Miss Zola Thompson, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Thompson, accompanied Mr. and Mrs. George Geari- noulius of Forest City on a if our weeks' trip to California where they will visit relatives. Visitors From Lylc, GRAFTON--Mr. and Mrs. Fred Tesch of Lyle, Minn., spent Thurs'- day afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Buechele. Visitors From Waukon. WODEN --Oliver and Walter Snitker of Waukon were visitors at the Ludeking home Wednesday. Bernerd Ludeking, who spent the past week at Waukon, returned home with them. Return From South. ' EAGLE GROVE--Mr. and Mrs. Jonn S. Paine returned home, after spending the winter -at the homes of a son and daughter in El Paso, Texas, and at the home of a son in Albuquerque, N. Mex. Meets at Johnson Home. RAKE -- The American Legion Auxiliary met at the home of Mrs Gust Johnson Thursday afternoon. Visits in J3es Monies BUFFALO CENTER--Mrs. Earl Murray is enjoying a visit from her sister, Miss Aleta Bravick of Des Moines, this week. Plan Community Sale. B E L M O N D--T h e Belmond Chamber of Commerce will 1 sponsor a community sale Tuesday March 16, to be held at the Rock Island yards. C. C. Benson is in charge of listing the "articles. Named on Board . Richard E. Plocb (above) Burlington attorney and president of the Bm-lingfon Junior Chamber of Commerce, -has been appointed a member .of the Iowa State Board of Education by Gov. Nelson G. Kraschel and his name sent to (lie senate for confirmation. (Iowa Dally Press Photo) FREECHDIES AT THOMPSON Funeral Services . Will Be Held at Home and . Church. THOMPSON--C. W. Freecli, 83, died at his home in Thompson, Thursday, after a,lingering illness of several months. Mr. Freech spent the last 10 years in town, haying previously operated a farm 2 miles west of Thompson for 10 years. He was a member of the Masonic order. Surviving are his wife, three daughters and three sons. Funeral services will be.held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 at the home; and at 2 at the Methodist church. The Rev. Belden Weikel of Huthven will have charge of the services assisted by the Rev. A. G, rleddle, pastor, of the local church. Burial will be in the Rosehill cemetery. Members of Gaza lodge, will lave charge of the services at the grave. ' , Farm School Holds Banquet. P'LY M O U T H -- T h e Farmers night school class with William Nutt, Smith Hughes instructors closed the winter class activities Wednesday night with a banquet It was served by those losing in the attendance contest. Pioneers Leave Farm. HtJTCHINS--Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Weiland, who on March 1 completed a continuous residence oJ 41 years on their farm here, are moving to the modern home they recently purchased in east. Britt Their son, George, who moved here a few months ago from Woden, will operate the home quarter and t h e . eighty acres acros_s the roaci west, while another, son, Theodore, will farm, the eighty across from the Missal farm which he rents. . Employee! at Dows. POPEJOY--Mr. and Mrs. 0. Slaggle and family moved from Dows, Wednesday and are getting settled in the Otto Bergeson house. Mr. Slaggle is employed at the Fbpejoy elevator. Is Taking- Treatments. STACYVILLE -- Albert Gerk farmer east of town, has been visiting his sister, Mrs. Alma Pritchard, at Charles City and commuting to Mason City where he is taking treatments following a serious illness. Visitor From Austin. PLYMOUTH--Mrs. Lila Chesebro of Austin, Minn., daughter of Mrs. H. V. Wilkinson, is spending a few.days with her mother anc sister, Mrs. Frank Bease, Mason City. Visit in Chicago. BUFFALO CENTER-- Mrs Elizabeth Murray is visiting relatives in Chicago. She expects to be there for some time. Named Iowa Falls Constable. IOWA FALLS--Simon Engelking of Iowa Falls has been appointed constable of Iowa Falls His appointment was made by the board of supervisoi's. He succeeds Marcus O. Croft who died Feb. 18 Leaves for North Dakota. PROTIVIN -- Ottie Blazel left for her home in North Dakota after spending the winter here with relatives'. Leave for South. BRITT--Mr. and Mrs. Joe Treganza and daughter, Helen, and Mrs. William Hoff left Thursday for St. Louis, Mo., to visit relatives. Before returning home they will drive, through the flood areas in Illinois. Indiana and Kentucky. Visitor From Verniillion; : FOREST CITY--Miss Belle Anderson of VermiHion, S. Dak., is visiting her mother, Mrs. C, J. Anderson. Keturn From Beh'idere. ROCKWELL--Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Watkins . returned Wednesday from Belvidere, 111., where they had been attending the funeral of the latter's brother, the Hev. W. H Tuttle. V If your choice is straw or felt, we have it in your color, type and head size. 200 AT BUREAU WOMEN SESSION Winners in Achievemen t Day Held at Osage Announced. OSAGE-rThe Mitchell county Farm Bureau women's annual achievtment day was held Thursday at the Catholic hall with nearly 200 in attendance. The program opened at 10 a. m. with group singing and township reports. Harlan E. Geiger, county agent, spoke. A lunch was served at noon. At 2 o'clock Mrs. Raymond Sayre of Ackworth, state chairman of the Farm Bureau Women's committee, spoke on "The Value of Farm Bureau organizations." The booths were judged and the prizes awarded by Miss Fannie Gannon of Iowa State cpllege at Ames. Townships scoring excellent were Otranto and St. Ansgar; in the exhibits Osage and Cedar township were given first and second places. The playlet, "Making E n d s Meet" was awarded first place and was given by Otranto township with Union township assisting. In the music Memory contest Osage won first place and Newburg second. Know Your State A Daily Fact About lowoy With 94 counties in the state conducting dairy calf club projects. 1,670. out of the 1,964 enrolled completed the" projects last year. In 1935 the percentage of :the total enrollment completing was 81.36 while last year 85 per cent completed the project. MRS. THOMPSON, 51, SUCCUMBS Northwood Woman Dies of Heart Disease at Residence. NORTHWOOD--Mrs. S. » O. Thompson, 51, died suddenly of heart disease Thursday at her home in Northwood. She had been in rather poor health for some time but no indication of a critical turn in her illness was seen until shortly before her death: Funeral plans have not been completed pending word from her brothers who live at a distance, but it i* tentatively arranged that they will be held Monday or Tuesday in the Northwood Lutheran church. Burial will be made at St Ansgar. She is survived by her husband and two daughters, Wilma and Fern, both living at home. RUDDDEGLAM WINNERS NAMED Meservey, Charles City and Elma Capture First Places. :-' RUDD--In the subdistrict de- clamafory contest h?M Wednesday evening, there were eleven speakers from nine schools. Winners were: Oratorical, first, Leland Zimmerman of Meservey; second. June Wiltse, Charles City; third, Ruth Wallbaum of Rudd; dramatic: First, Hichard Huber of Chai'les City; second, Bernice Brandau of^Budd; third, Dbrotly Bell of Allison; humorous: Fh-st, Duar.e Hayes ot Elma; second Lorraine Taylor of Nora Springs; third, Carl Johnson of Floyd. First place winners will attend the predistrict contests of which there will be three in northeast Iowa. Winners of those contests will meet in Charles City for the- final district'contest. Musical numbers by Rudd students were: Saxophone solo, Ar^ lone MuIIer; baritone horn solo, Jane Hofler; girls' vocal quartet, trumpet solo "by Ward Hofler, and a vocal number by the girls' glee club. Judges were Miss Eleanor Dunn, Miss Erma Morgan and Miss Minnie Fern Stone ,of Hampton. LOW PRICES FOR QUALITY MERCHANDISE MERKEL'S ECONOMY BASEMENT ... * It's A "SUIT SPRING" and AAARy-|ANE h a s a Trrnd* Mtrk Ktc. C. S. Pit. Oft. SUIT for every type? You will want to rush the season when you see .them! It's hard to believe such/a combination o£ fashion and serviceability can be bought for such a small sum'. Only in Mary-Lane can you be assured of such quality, and workmanship that means long life to your suit . . . and only at Merkel's can Mary-Lane suits and coats be found in Mason City. $10.90 $14.75 $16.75 Confirmation Dresses . . . $3.98 Gored Skirts, Puffed Sleeves, Sizes H to 20. Merkel's Economy Basement- SILK STOCKINGS Pair 59c--2 Pairs $1 No, this Is not a special sale but our regular price on regular M. K. M. stockings. They are of first quality with double heels and toes for longer wear. Full Fashioned. Exclusive With Merkel's Economy Basement Fast Color PRINTS Yard 17c Do your summer sewing now. By all means select your materials now while our stocks offer the most varied assortments. These fine cottons are free from starch, finely woven, fast colors and come in plaids, checks and floral patterns with light or dark grounds. 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