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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 13

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NEWS AND VIEWS OF INTEREST TO FARMERS BEET GROWERS GET GUARANTEE Contracts to Assure $12.50 Ton for Beets Washington, (/P)--Contracts for government participation in production of a sugar beet crop went out from the v.-ar food administration to the factory operators a few days ago with plans to assure the growers about §12.50 a ton. Terms of the contract had been worked out several wets ago, but the contracts could not be validated until the status of the commodity credit corporation was settled by congress a week ago. The contract between the commodity credit corporation and the processors differs slightly from those of the past, C. R. Oviatt, director of the sugnr section of the war foods administration, but the grower will receive about S1.5C more a ton for his crop than las year. Farm Price Up $19 Acre in'43 Six per cent less sugar will be allocated for civilian use this year the war food administration said blaming increases in war needs. Adjustments in civilian ration' ing may involve either a reduction in c a n n i n g allo\vances or ihi lengthening of one or more suga: ration coupon periods, or a com bination of both. The lower civilian allocation was said to reflect diversion o larger quantities of sugar can molasses into industrial alcohol to increased needs of our armei HORSES WANTED for KILLING PURPOSES That Are Old, Blind, Lame, or With Other Blemishes. HIGH PRICES PAID A. G. JORDAN 323 So. Kentucky, Mason City Phone Barn 3753 - Res. 4752W orces and allies, and to heavy emands on ocean shipping lor ar purposes. The amount of sugar allocated r all purposes totals 6,523,098 hort tons were allotted civilians, per cent under 1913. · President Roosevelt reported ast July, at the time he an- ounced an end to coffee ration- ig, that "we also expect that vithm a short time \ve shall get reatly increased allowances of ugav." However, WPA sugar of- iclals subsequently reported the ndustrial alcohol situation would lot permit ending sugar rationing. The 1944 allocation was based government estimates domestic n-oduction will total 1,775,000 ons and imporis 4,561,000. Avail- ible also is a carryover of about ,800,000 tons from last year. The WFA explained, however, the al- ocation provides for a carryover ·I 1,007,000 tons at the beginning of 1945. NORTH IOWA AT $141 ON NOV. 1 Rise During 2 Years Set at $3 1 an Acre Average value of Iowa farm land climbed in the year ending November, 1943, from $100 to $119 an acre. The rise was general throughout the state, report R. C. Gentley and W. G. Murray, Iowa State college agricultural econo- MOUNT VEKNON HIEETS The women of Mount Vernon township held their 4th training school of the season at the home of Mrs. Harry Evans. The lesson jn "Buying of Fabrics on a War- :ime Market" was presented by Miss Lucille Buchanan, county home economist. Egg prices arc not likely to drop below the present level, in the judgment o£ Ralph Baker, poultry marketing specialist of Iowa State college. HAVE PRITCHARD'S Keep You Rolling with O.K. RECAPS Pritchard Motor Co. 103 SOUTH PENN. Quality Chicks ON HAND NOW All AAA and a Few Special Mafing · White Rocks « White Leghorns Straight Run and Cockerels · Barred Rocks · White Giants · S. C. Reds IOWA MASTER BREEDERS 215 So. Federal Mason City Phone 934 PUBLIC SALE Because of our help goins into the array, I will hold a Pulilic Sale on the E. D. Wright farm, one mile cast and two miles north of _ Norfhwood, on graveled road, on FRIDAY, MARCH 1O COMMENCING AT 13 O'CLOCK NOON IS HEAD OF CATTLE-- 9 Ilolstcin milk cows, 2 Brown Swiss milk cows, 1 Guernsey milk co\v; G of these cows now fresh-- ofncrs to freshen soon. 2 yearliiiR Ilolstcin heifers, ?, IJolslein licifcr calves, 1 I'urcbrcd Holstein bull, eligible for registry; from one of the hiffhcst producing Holstein herds in Wisconsin. TM OF HORSES-- 1 dapple sray goluins coming 6 years old, w(. liOO; 1 black mare coming 7 years old, wt. 1GOD 10 HEAD OF HOGS-- 16 feeder pigs, 3 Spotted Folanfl China brood sows. 35 HEAD OF SHEEP-- To lamb in March and early Mav One 1929 Oakland Car with 5 Good Tires -- 75 Bales of Straw FARM MACHINERY, Etc.-- 22-36 McCormick-Deeriiiff tractor, new sleeves and pistons: one 4-bottom International plow; one tittle Genius No. 8 18-inch plotv, two bottoms; one 10-ft fllc- Cornnck-Becrinff power binder; one McCormick-Dcerm" S-ft mower; one 15-ft. International disc; one 7-fl. John Dccr'e disc- one McCormick mower; one grapple hay fork; one blacksmith forge; one !IJT press drill and drills; one International cream separator; one cooling tank; one 4-wheel trailer, good tires and bitch- one John Dccre roughage mill No. 114; one John Deere rubber tired wagon; one 10-fl. I. H. c. disc; one Kovar quick digger on one ith . . . . wheels; one John Deere rotary hoe, 11-ft.; one Maytag motor; o pump jack; one steel wheel wagon; one wood wheel wagon wi box; one single row John Dccrc cultivator; one Easy Way hay loader m good condition, kept in shed; one ,Iamcs\vay oil broader, complete; one John Deere manure spreader; one cooling tank- one Jobn Deere Auto-Kuide \vason; two sets harnesses, Z rears eld; one set flyncis, 2 years old. HOUSEHOLD GOODS-- One electric plate; one bathroom sink; one Hoosicr kitchen cabinet; one 5-piecc breakfast set. TEEMS-- Cash, or make arrangements with home banker before tni, sale; no property (o be removed from premises until settled for WALTER JONES . V. Huber, Auctioneer Northwood State Bank, Clerk USE BUTTER DISTRIBUTED BY mists. During MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE To*i4r, Mirth 7, 1W LEGAL NOTICES the last 2 years, farm values have risen $31 an acre, a rise which is comparable to that in the boom years following V.'orld war I. And brokers who participated in ths survey upon which the 1943- report is based predict price rises in 1914 of from $15 to $25 an acre. The major argument given for a continued rise is that present prices of farm products will support liighei- land values. This, say the economists, is the same argument that was used to justify land values during the last land boom. A. minority of real estate brokers report that land values are already too high in their communities. A few say that the tempo has already reached boom proportions in their areas, and still others report no danger as yet but values rapidly approaching the danger point. All grades of land increased at about the same rate, except for the excellent land which led the others with an increase of $30 an acre in the year ending Nov. 1, 1943, as compared'to only $14 iii the previous year. Good land increased $18 compared to $11. And the lowest grades rose §11 compared to $9 in the previous year. The econom- Iowa State Brand Creameries. Inc. ture area as in some of the other areas the largest percentage increase, 24 per cent, occurred in this southern region. Even the lowest percentage gains, which took place in the northeast dairy and western livestock area, amount to IB per cent. The southern pasture area leads in the overall increase for the 2 years with u rise of 43 per cent. Part of this increase can be attributed to the good crop years recently which followed the unfavorable yields in the 'UO's. The lowest increase in the 2- year period occurred in the north- cast area, but even here the percentage rise was 2G. Fluctuations in prices ami values are usually smaller in areas such as northeast Iowa which specialize in dairying, according to the economists. An exceptionally wide range in values existed ill all areas between the top and bottom grades of land. In the eastern livestock area, where variation is common, top- grade farms averages $199 an acre and the low grade only $78. In southern Iowa the range was from $123 to $44. In the other areas the spread amounted to $80 an acre or more. 'Bentley and Murray point out that these figures are only averages, and that individual sales would show much wider range between top and bottom grades of land. The existence of a boom in the land market is indicated by the rise-in the number of sales. More sales occurred in 1943 than in 1942 the survey shows, and though there was still more activity last fall than a year ago that time, the percentage of sales slumped off. Keasons given for this decline include disappearance of corporate land from the markets and a lack of good farms listed for sale. NO. 37«--ArFBOFBIAHON OBDINANCE An ordinance proposing the budget and making appropriations for the expe-di. e Ma h C " y °* Mascn City * or *** "* cl l year beginning April 1, 1944, and end- BE IT ORDAHiJED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MASON CITY. IOWA: Section 1. That estimated revenues In the various funds are hereby appropriated for the payment of such expenditures as are properly chargeable to such funds during the fiscal year beginning April 1, 1944, and ending March 31, 1945. as follows: Section t. CONSOLIDATED FUND Kstimated Cash Balance April 1, 1*44 S 17 UO 00 Estimated Receipts «i,«~.»v Consolidated Tax Levy (Includes Road) $14040000 Beer Permits to',000.00 Cigarette Permits 10 000 00 Police Department--Fines and Fees ,. 4,500.00 General Licenses 270000 Building Permits 300.00 Refunds--Isolation Hospital Expense , 150000 Other Receipts 350.00 IM.ftO.OO FIn«« trtt Fe« Estimated Total Available for Expenditure Appropriations: Salaries and Wain New Equipment Supplies, Repairs, and Maintenance 1.400.0V i J7.4oo.flo UUDGE UND Estimated Caih Balance April 1. Estimated RecelpU: Estimated Tout Available (or Expenditure Estimated Total Available for Expenditures Appropriations: General Government:--Salaries of Manager, Clerk. Auditor Attorney. Assessor, Treasurer, Engineer. Building and Plumbing Inspectors, and Others and their Assistants Supplies and Other Expense Police Department: Salaries Uncludtng Police Judge) Traffic Control .._ Motor Patrol .* Police Station and Jail Telephone, Telegraph, and Signal System Automotive Equipment--for Post War Replacement .. Miscellaneous Health Department: Salaries Motor Supplies and Auto Hire Repairs and Maintenance Gas. Heat, and Ll»ht Oilier Expense . City Hall: Salaries Heat Light and Gas Other Expense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . J1S6.WO.OO the relatively small the low-grade land ists believe advance by can be considered desirable. Values are highest in the cash grain area of north central Iowa where the estimates placed the average value for Nov. 1, 1943, at 5141 an acre. x The eastern livestock area was close behind with an average value of $138 an acre. Next in. order came the western livestock area, (he northwest dairy area and the southern pasture area. Although the dollar gain was not as large in the southern pas- SELL US YOUR HIDES WOOL Also Your Scrap Iron Metal CARL STEIN Ph. 470 1 1 1 6th S. W. I I I I I I I I We Pay HIGHEST PRICES for ·Poultry ·Eggs ZANIOS PRODUCE Phone 1210 704 6th St. S. W. Horticulturists Give 12 Rules for Garden Program During 1944 Twelve rules for good gardening are outlined by extension horticulturists at Iowa State college. They are: 1. Plan your garden early, and use the plan at planting time. 2. Select good seed of dependable varieties and treat the seed. 3. Rotate the different vegetables within the garden area each year--if possible plant the garden in a new location each year. 4. Garden soil should be well drained. 5. Pulverize the seedbed well by thorough raking. G. Plant the garden where vegetables will receive at least G hours of sunshine during the day--not close to trees and shrubs. 7. Thin seedlings to proper spacing while they are small. 8. Destroy weeds by frequent shallow cultivations. 9. Make several small plantings of quick-maturing vegetables rather than large single plantings. 10. Plant a summer garden. 11. Give heavy applications of water, if available, once or twice a week during the hot dry periods. 12. Control garden pests. Steamed bone meal for poultry may be replaced by rock phosphate carrying less than 1 per cent of fluorine or magnesium. We Carry a Complete Line of DR. ROBERTS Stock and Veterinarian Supplies BOOMHOWER HARDWARE PUBLIC SALE As I have a lot of good tools and other useful articles I will offer them for sale at my home located at the west end of Main street, Fertile, Iowa. Fertile is located II miles west of Manly, Iowa, on Highway 9 and II miles east of Forest City on Highway 9 Sale will be on FRIDAY, MARCH 10 COMMENCING AT 12:30 P. M. MACHINERY, Etc.-- Fertilizer attachment to fit John Deere planter D9!; 2-horsc cultivator, this /is one of the first; 2-horse drawn cultivator, used in Worfh county. All wood except wheels and shovels. Tins cultivator would be very valuable to some man- cables, 25 ft. and 15 ft. long; lot of good end wrenches, pipe wrenches, saws, planes and full line of good tools: 2 30x3" tires tubes and rims, good as ncxv; 110 volt motor, good as new'"pump jack; 2 horse collars; 6 1-gal. Shot Gun milk cans, new; No 17 DcLaval cream separator; tank heater; brooder stove; 3 burner kerosene stove and oven. AUTOMOBILES--1934 Ford V-8 coupe, first class condition 5 new pre-war tires; 1933 Chevrolet, good condition; 1337 Oldsmo- Me, good clean car; 1S41 Chevrolet, special Delriix model, excellent condition, very good rubber. The 1933 and 1911 Chevrolet and Oldsmobilc arc brought in by outside people. HOUSEHOLD GOODS--Piano, in good condition; davenport; 2 rugs, n\12, one is an extra good Wilton; oak dining.room table and chairs; set antique chairs; some odd chairs; marble top walnut table; electric floor lamp; good porcelain kitchen sink; roll top desk; Hammond typewriter; 2 radios, one is a battery set with new batteries, one is 110 volt radio in good condition. Some other STood merchandise. TERMS--Cash, or make arrangements with your banker No properly to be removed until settled for. Mrs. Wallace DeueL, Owner Phil Shcimo, Auct, Citizens Savings Bank, Hanlontown. Clerk I 27,10.09 . 13,010.00 I W,«IO.«0 53,SCO.00 1.500.00 3.200.00 1,500.00 1.3CO.OO 1.000.00 l.MO.OO 6.SOO.OO 600.00 100.00 £00.00 750.00 1.S20.00 500.00 700.00 900.00 Appropriations: Bridge Maintenance I««lM U. Estimated Surp'.ui April 1, 1M4 Estimated Receipts: Taxes Interest on Investments * 3.WO.OS FISSION FUND None » OOO 00 70000 Estimated Total Av.ilabl. « S.KW.OO PENSION f U N D w.ra.oo MiO.M Grading: Salaries and Wages ............ ..... .................... ,...? 15,400.00 Equipment and Maintenance ................... . ........... 7,000.00 Team Maintenance ..................... ..... . ..... ... ....... 400.00 New Equipment -- for Poit War Replacement ................ 1000000 other Expense .............................................. S.000.00 * J7,MO.«0 Improvement: Interest Paving Repairs 3,000.00 2500 5.475100 Snow Hemoval: Salaries and Wages f 4.000 00 Enow Plow Repairs. Maint., Equip., and Other Expense ... 3.COO/JO Snow Equipment--for Post War Replacement .... 3,000.00 Sewer: Disposal Plant: Salaries and Wflgea Light and Power Supplies. Repairs, and Other Expense .. Maintenance of Sewers -... New Storm Sewer Construction--Post War" Project Garbage Disposal: Incinerator: Salaries and Wages ' C Fuel Improvement to Plant--for Post War Project Supplies Collections: Salaries and Wages f 10,000.00 Motor Equipment Repairs 1.600.00 Automotive Equip--for poet War Replao General Expense: Rental of Dump Grounds ,, City Dumps--Salaries 150000 T.509.M 10.WO.M Total Consolidated Fund Section 3. LIGHT FUND Estimated Cash Balance April 1, 1S44 Estimated Receipts: Taxes ct !"'.!'.!! « 3,300.00 " 4,500.00 3,500.00 500.00 f 10,000.00 l.SOO.OO 3.000.00 » 900.GO 1.500.00 5 5.500.CO 4.000.00 3.000.00 2.000.00 n. GOO. oo t 11,800.00 14.WO.OO 3.400.00 26,500.00 3t,aoo.oo t 2.000.00 Appropriation*: Pension* Addltioni to R«ctrv« , Section 13. Estimated Surplus Aptll 1, lilt Estimated Receipts: Taxes , Interest on Investment! Estimated Total Available Appropriations: Pensions Additions to Reserve le!l» li. rnCMKN'S EITUttMtNT FUND Estimated Surplus April 1, 1S« Estimated Receipts: Taxes. Interect on Investments Estimated Total Available Appropriations: To Pension Accumulation Fund Division -- Principal To Pension Accumulation Fund Division -- Interest . To Annuity Accumulation Fund-- Principal To Annuity Accumulation Fund -- Interest Seetlta IB, rOUCEMIN'S BETIKKKENT «JXD Estimated Surplus. April 1. 1M4 ................. -. ..... Estimated Receipts: Taxes .................... . ........ ............. ..... . Interest oil Investments ____ , ....................... [. ',. ..'..*" Estimated Total Available .......................... Appropriations : To Pension Accumulation Fund Division-- Principal .......... * To Pension Accumulation Fund Division -- Interest ...... To Annuity Accumulation Fund -- Principal ............ To Annuity Accumulation Fund-- Interest .................... s.eco.w MO.OO 5.·00.00 J.SW.OO 1.000.00 » 4,300.00 2.870.00 00.0* * 1,710.00 1.100.00 210.00 500.00 200.00 i.wo.oo 179.00 290.00 123.00 I 2,750.00 i.sco.eo 70.00 1,750.00 * 1.150.00 Sectlan 1». BOND FUND Estimated Cash Balance April 1. 1944 Estimated Receipts: Taxes Estimated Total Available *or Expenditure Nor.e I 35.525.00 * 33.525.00 Appropriations: B °nJs e. M.000.00 Interest . 4,545 50 Reserve for Increased Obligation In 1M6-47 ft,M2.SO $33,929.00 Estimated Total Available fcr Expenditure Appropriations: Lighting Streets--Electricity Other Items * 2J.MO.OO 550.00 Section 4. riKC MAINTENANCE FUND Estimated Cash Balance April 1. 1944 Estimated Receipts: Taxes ,. Sectlan 17. LIBKABX BOND FUND Estimated C«h Balance, April 1, 1M4 Estimated Receipts: Taxes Estimated Total Available for Expenditure . None S 11.000.00 » 1.000.*0 Appropriations: Bonds | J.004.00 Interest 4.000.00 tii.ott.0o 10,000.0 0 61,182.00 Estimated Total Available for Expenditure Appropriatl ons: Fire Alarm Office: Salaries and XVajes . . . Supplies and other Expenses .'..'..".'.'.. Station No. 1: Salaries and Wages 9 4S.240.00 Supplies, Repairs, and Building Maintenance 4,000.00 6.B10.00 017.00 S«cU«n It. 1938 STBIET DfFBOVCXENT BONO FUND Estimated Cash Balance April 1, 1941 EsUmated Receipta: Special Assessments Collected by County Estimated Total Available for Expenditure Appropriations: Bonds and Interest $ 7,727.00 None * 5.000.0* * 3.000.00 Station No. 2: Salaries and Wages , 5 14.640.00 Supplies, and Operating Expense , 1,275.00 S3.240.00 15.tlS.00 Section 5. FIRE EQUIPMENT FUND Estimated Cash Balance April 1, 1344 Estimated Receipts: Taxes I 16.000.W 4.500,00 Estimated Total Available Expenditure $ 20.SOO.W Appropriations: Fire Alarm Office--New Equipment (For Post War Replacement) ,. s Fire Station No. 1--New Equipment (For' Post'War Replacement! Fire Station No. 2--New Equipment (For Post War Replace- 1.550.00 16,500.00 2.S50.00 » 20.500.00 Section G. MUNICIPAL BAND FUND Estimated Cash Balance April 1, 1344 Estimated Receipts: Taxes Estimated Total Available for Expenditure A ppropririti ons: Director a n d Musicians Salaries ....$ Mus'c, Light, and Other Expenses .......... 7,100.00 * 8,100.00 7.000.00 I.IOO.CO Section 7. COMFORT STATION FUND Estimated Cash . B a l a n c e April 1, 1944 Estimated Receipts: Taxes . . . . Estimated Toul Available for Expenditures Appropriations: Salaries , ,. _ . . . . · Light and Power '..'..'. '.'.''.'.'"'.'I " Suppjles , ^ 1. 1.1! Repairs and Maintenance Heat None S 2.875.00 350.W 375.00 100.00 150.CO Section 8. PAKK MAINTENANCE FUND Estimated Cash Balance April 1, 1944 Estimated'Receipts: Taxes Estimated Total Available lor Expenditure Appropriations: East Park ............... , . · Central Park West Park Parker's Woods 3.000.00 8.200.0C 4.003.00 1.2*3.00 l.COO.OO j-.itnt* :, nuuus l.CflO.OO Other Expense , 3.0CO.OO Section a. WATER WORK FUND Estimated Cash Balance, April 1, 191» Estimated Receipts: Sale of Water $ 9S.OOO.OO Meters. Service. Etc. 4.000.00 From Other Department* for Labor and Material 700000 Rentals and Other Receipts 350000 *143.0M.OO Estimated Total Available for Expenditure Appropriations Operating Expense s 40MOM Distribution Expense 5000.00 Comrr.arclal and Collection Experts* a'ooo.00 Administration and General Expense n'oco GO Meters and Service! 10 000 00 Other Departments lo'OOOO Reserve for Contingencies (Sinking FMnd) 1I7.SCO.OO Capital Replacements--lor Post War Improvements .......... 47.COO.OO $255,500.) erection 10. I.IBKABT Fli.ND Estimated Cash Balance April 1. 194* Estimated Receipts: Taxes J-lone $ M,«M eitl» 19. UK STKEKT MraOVIMENT BOND FUND lUmaled Cash Balance, April 1. 1944 stimated Receipta: Special Assessments Collected by County ...'. Estimated Total Available Jo.- Expenditure Appropriations: Bonds and Interest ectlon 10. AIKPOKT BOND AND MAINTENANCE FL'VD Etlmaled Cash Balance April 1, 16*4 None stimated Receipts: Taxes t 18.000.00 Transfer from Emergency Fund 22,000.00 $40,000.00 Estimated Total Available for Expenditure Appropriations: Bonds Interest Maintenance ar.d Repair i 7.000.00 3.0*0.00 30.000.00 J 40.000.00 teUea II. CEMETEBT FUND latimated Cash Balance, April 1. 1M4 itimaled Receipts: Taxes Estimated Total Available for Expenditure Appropriations: To Cemetery Association for Improvement SictJon 22. MARKING LOT FUND Estimated Cash Balance, April 1. 1944 ~stlmated Receipts: Taxea Estimated Total Available for Expenditure Appropriation*: Parking Lot Maintenance and Rental Insurance 8tetl» a. LIBRA BY CONKTKtJCTION FUND Estimated Cash Balance, April I, 1944 , Estimated Receipts: , * !.000.00 2.SOO.OO * 3,500.04 None $ 1.300.00 1.300.00 100.00 « EsUmated Total Available for Expenditure Appropriations: Final Construction Costs . Section 51. EMEKGENCT FUND Estimated Cash Balance. April 1. 1344 Estimated Receipts: Taxea Estimated Total Available 5.1H.OO None S 5.7H.OO 5,716.00 None $ 22,000.00 $ 22.000.IX) Appropriations: Available for Municipal Airport Fund EFFECT: The provisions of this ordinance are declared to be necessary for the operation of the various city functions and shall b* In effect ten daya from and after its passage and publication. HEARING: Eaid appropriations will be considered by the City Council tar adoption at the City Hall at 8:00 o'clock a. m.. March «, 1944. Proposed for adoption this 7th day of February, 1944. CARL GRUPP RAY I. FAULTY JOHN GALLAGHER H. C. BROWN CouncUawn ATTEST PEARL 8. KELLOCC City Clerk Adopted this 6th day of March, 1M4 ATTEST VKARL B. XXU/XXr dtr Clerk CARL CRUPP RAY E. PAULEY JOHN GALLAGHER H. C. BROWN Coundlmen

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