The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 14, 1944 · Page 24
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March 14, 1944

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 24

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12 IDEA FOR COLDFRAMES A series of notches cut in a short piece of lumber will allow support of coldframe or hotbed sash at the height that w i l l give the desired v e n t i l a t i o n as the weather changes. M a s o n - C i t y G ! o b e - G a z e f t e $5.000,000 INCREASE IN 7 1943 Insurance companies increased their farm loans in Iowa last year a million dollars, but part of these loans were (o take up contracts that had been made in tale of land. ELECTRIC BROODERS · Chick Needs · Poultry Supplies Or. Roberts Chick and Poultry Tublets Poultry Spray, Dusting Powder BOOMHOWER HARDWARE Assurance of Oil Meal Seen as Incentive to Grow Beans J. S. Van Weil Heads Franklin Delegation to District Meeting J. S. (Pat) Van Wert, district committeeman, took charge of the conference of the north central group of Farm Bureaus at Garner March 9. In opening the meeting he said that it was ol a n e x p e r i m e n t a l type--the morning devoted to discussion of problems each county was encountering--the afternoon to the presentation of delinite subjects by special speakers. Of the problems that came up in the morning the liveliest comment centered around the probable volume of soybeans and the sale of high protein feeds. Representatives of several counties stated that if the grower of soybeans could be assured of enough soybean oil meal to meet the needs of his livestock, there would be strong incentive to grow enough beans to meet whatever standard was set up. Those present virtually agreed that price was secondary to this consideration in most cases. Price alone would obtain the volume desired but would have to reach 2\ ! - times that of corn, according to 'several comments. Farm labor supply was the 2nd topic in importance, in point of discussion evoked. Is'ot a single complaint as to the necessity for drafting men (sons and brothers of those present in many cases) was heard. The group was simply interested in how serious a problem was to be met. Suggestions centered around the widest possible use of prisoner labor in processing plants to reduce the drain on local help. Then there were a number of statements as to untrained help At Feminine and Fair To Moke You Look * Your Loveliest Suit-dresses,-g-ny with col- ori'ul embroidery! Peneil- slim one-pieeers s o t ' t 1 y shirred and draped for figure-moulding 1 o v e 1 in e s s. With a "Sunday- best" look, yet simple enough t'oi- all day. Ladies' FABRIC GLOVES Rich rayons in spring QQc colors I/O Ladies' Spring Felts and Straws Lots of color and flowers for a head start to n Qo spring ^««7O Fabric Handbags Sti'ies galore for ev- o QO ery costume £.«7O Lovely Mesh Hose Sheer rayon mesh "1 1 ft hose. Spring shades .. I t - l U Men's Sweaters All wools, cottons and rayons. 2.98.3.98 Styled right Boys' Union Suits Fine quality cotton un- ^Qc ion suits for only · */ Men's Union Suits Lay in next year's underwear now. Wools 1 1Q O QQ and cottons 1.1 «t to O.l'O Men's Sport Shirts AH styles and colors in long sleeves and open O OC necks £·£) Men's Leather Jackets Men's cowhide and pony jackets. Fine quality. Made for all types of weather. Select ;; o r 16.50.21.75 Boys' Sport Shirts Long and short sleeves, smart styles, all - -i QQ colors I.JO WORK SHIRTS Grey coverts, QQ C Sanforized 3O COVERT PANTS Sturdy, washable i Ct\ pants for work l.Dif Men's Heavy Moleskins made to *) 1 Q wear · Jl «7 Jr. Rugby Suits Spring suits for bovs. Made just like dad's. " / Only I WORK SHOES Heavy duty shoes for farm and industrial wear. Fine leathers with cord o *jn sole Jf «f SPRING COATS Boys' coals in rich H O C tweeds 0.£ 3 CAP 5«c WORK SHIRTS Tanjlrmy iyie " UNIFORM PANTS Tan army ·* QQ UNIFORM PANTS Tan and green twill, | |«Q washable 1 .D" All Wool Blankets 72x84. Satin | A QA binding 1U.9U 'rom towns, some of it not fav- rable. Nearly everyone agreed hat in the end community'co- operation in the use of machinery and labor offered the best :ingle means of a c t u a l l y carry- ng on. As one man remarked at the ·lose of the session, skilled labor ·annot be produced over night r in one year and skill is badly leeded on our highly developed farms. In th; afternoon Mrs. Raymond Sayre, Ackworth, state rhairman of Farm Bureau wom- ;n and a member of the commission appointed by Gov. Hickenlooper, opened up the problem of the rural school system. "I have been a school board member for the past 10 years and have studied rural school problems for some time but find that there is a great deal to be learned," Mrs. Sayre said. "I think the main problem is t h a t our rural schools were designed to tit the time of my great jrandfalher when farming and country living were much different than now." Doctor Starreck of Ames, who has spent many years training teachers and is an authority on school systems, discussed the present situation pointing out that war had erected or intensified problems of all sorts. Some sort of state aid system will have to be devised, he believed, to relieve land from carrying such an unequal burden of school costs and he was emphatic that standards must be raised if county and town children are to have anything like equal educational opportunities. Besides Mr. Van Wert, o f f i - cers of the Franklin county Farm Bureau attending were Howard Barger, secretary; C. F. Lubkeman, treasurer; and Miss Irene Kramer, women's chairman. G. E. Van Wert, chairman of the county legislative committee; John Beer, organization director, Mrs. Elisabeth R. Stark, county extension home economist; and County Extension Director Ross L. Hunfsinger made up another section of the delegation. The county school committee was represented by Clay Tim- merman, Mrs. Charles Heuberger, Mrs. Floyd Obreeht, Theodore Krukow and Mrs Adolph Bockelman. Mrs. C. J. Sheppard of lioss township represented the county program committee. II. G. Doeringsfeld, county superintendent of schools, who is acting as adviser to the school committee, brought the total attendance from Franklin county to 15. J. S. VAN WERT --Lock photo Oats Not Essential for Good Dairy Production Oats are not essential for good dairy production. A ration containing a mixture of 700 pounds'of corn to 100 pounds of oilmeal or ground soybeans, with good legume hay will be satisfactory, says C. Y. Cannon, head of dairy husbandry at Iowa State college. DRAIN LAND THOROUGHLY One o f - t h e ways to increase production of crops in Iowa witli no more work and using no more land is to sec that all land farmed is thoroughly drained, agricultural engineers at lowu State college suggest. TIRE RECAPPING · REPAIRING Passenger-Truck and Tractor Tires RECAPPED No Certificate Required JOE DANIELS AUTO SUPPLY 121 No. Delaware Opposite Pottoffice Ptione 363

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