The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on February 2, 1943 · Page 11
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
February 2, 1943

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 11

Publication:
Location:
Mason City, Iowa
Issue Date:
Tuesday, February 2, 1943
Page:
Page 11
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 11 article text (OCR)

MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE · . . Better Schools Better Sociol Life GROSS BUSINESS GROWS IN 1942 Clear Lake Creamery Stockholders Meet / CLEAR LAKE--An increase of 5143,000 in the 1942 gross business of the Clear Lake Co-Operative Creamery association over that of 1941 was noted in the report ot officers given at the annual business meeting of stockholders at I. O. O. F. hall Monday. The gross business of 1942 was $450,000 while in 1941 it was 5307,000. The year just closed wa's the largest since the present financial secretary, L. E: Jacobson, took over the work seven years ai;o and is believed to be the largcsUn the history of the organization. During the year 413,137 pounds of butter were churned, approximately 40 carloads of eggs were handled and more than a half million pounds of poultry bought and sold. r John Ashland was re-elected a 'director of the association for a term of three years and Walter Tesene was elected for a three year term to succeed Harvey Wood, retiring director. The board of directors re-elected the officers for another year. They are: R. D. Bobbins, president; F. E. Daker, vice president, and Robert Furleigh, secretary-treasurer. The board named L. B. Cash buttermaker, W. C. Bisgrove, pro- TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1943 11 MASON CITY RENDERING CO. PHONE 1096 Call Us for Prompt Removal of Alt Dead Stock We Pay All Phone Char 9 es Dept. of Agriculture License No. 42 duce manager, and L. E. Jacobson, financial secretary. Three hundred forty persons were served dinner. M. E. Olson, county extension agent, spoke on foods for the program and announced a school lor hog vaccination to be held at City hall Feb. 9. The meeting closed with E. M. Duesenberg showing moving pictures of Alaska and the new highway built there last summer. The pictures were taken by Mr. Duesenberg and other men in his employ. Sheep Producers of County to Meet Feb. 19 A meeting of the sheep producers oE the county and lenders of Boys 4-H clubs will be held al the extension office on Friday afternoon, Feb. 19, at 1:30 o'clock. C. W. McDonald of (lie extension service, Iowa State college, will discuss sheep feeding and management and the need of producing good clean sheep so as to help provide sutures for surgical operations. Plans for handling of the wool will also be made for the 1943 season, according to Cecil H. Avise, county president of the wool growers association. ANNUAL MEETING HELD WODEN--The annual meeting of the Woden Farmers Creamery association was held at the Community hall Saturday evening. New directors elected were Fred Bentley, John Greenfield and William Phillips to s u c c e e d George T. Gerdes, John Boyken and Fred Gerdes whose terms expired. Other directors are August Brunson, James Fitzpatrick and Gilbert Hanna. Refreshments were served by the Commercial club. BUYS "FARM STILSON--Jake Leerar, tenant farmer of this community, recently purchased what is known as the Newcomb farm south of Stilson. The Leerar family is now tenanting one of the B. J. Johansen farms in this vicinity. HOG AND BROODER HOUSE HEADQUARTERS AH Kinds and Sizes Built to Your Specifications ANDERSON SUNSHINE BROODER On Display at Our Yard GET YOUR ORDER IN EARLY WHILE THERE IS LUMBER AVAILABLE J.F.ANDERSON LUMBER CO. Phone 808 5162nd N; W. Farmers Will Get Garden Assistance With sights set for an unpre cedented 20,000,000 fruit an vegetable gardens in 1943, the vie tory garden committee of the U S. department of agriculture i seeking the co-operation of al civic groups, farm and urban which can lend a hand and it addition is appealing to commer cial and industrial concerns hav ing national contacts and distribu lion facilities that can be o service in the campaign for more and bigger gardens. Among the latter is the Inter national Harvester c o m p r . ' n j which, M. C. Lawson, manager o the company's Mason City branch announced, is acting on u direc request from the committee fo assistance. The company, Mi Lawson says, has already charte n program of help, in which it wil enlist ns many farm equipmen dealers as possible. The Mason City branch of thi company, according to Mr. Law son, is now canvassing' the com pany's leaders in the 14 countie: served by the branch. The first step in the program he says, is to get into the hands o prospective gardeners, both on thi forms and in the towns, conic,, of an 80-page illustrated book entitled "Have a Victory Garden." The book, a thoroughgoing manual on successful-gardening in all phases from planting to harvesting and storing, published by the company but containing no advertising, wil} be available a thc'stores of farm equipment dealers joining in the -victory garden effort. Dealers will be supplied also with material for publicizing th victory garden campaign and wil be asked as well to lend their per sonal assistance in organizing their communities for best results in growing and harvesting fruit and vegetables on the largest pos sible scale. The dealers will be asked, for example, to help solve the problem oE getting urban garden spaces plowed and of obtaining utmost gardening efficiency on the farms. In this connection some dealers are already reminding farmers that, in view of the shortage o farm help, a lot of slow, tiresome hoeing can be avoided by planting such vegetables as potatoes turnips, beets, beans and peas in long rows in the same fields will the farm's regular row crops, so that the vegetables can be cultivated along with the principa crops and in the same way. * * * Dealers enlisting in (he campaign will offer their services to county agents, Triple-A representatives, Farm Bureau officials, agricultural schools, 4-H and Junior Farmer clubs, and whatever other organizations in their communities unite in the victory garden campaign. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. Livestock AUCTION THURSDAY, FEBL 4 GARNER, IOWA SALE STARTS PROMPTLY AT 1 p. M. 400 -- CATTLE -- 400 20 westerns; wes.crns) ""' 20 good Hereford steers, wcicht ..... ' ................ ??? "*· 2o Rood Shorthorn steers weicht .......... ' ......... S2J . · 20 Shorthorn and W. IV heiferf vveishY .............. ! J2 S' 150-- HOGS -- 150 , x YOU FURNISH THE STOCK WE WILL FURNISH BUYERS GARNER SALES CO. Garner is located on hishways 18 and 69 and 20 miles west of Mason City SELL US YOUR HIDES and FUR Also Your . . . Scrap Iron and Metal CARL STEIN Ph. 470 1 1 1 6th S. W. Highest CASH Prices Paid for ·EGGS · POULTRY ·HIDES PHONE 654 KITSIS PRODUCE CO. 510 So. Federal Mason Ci(y You Can Still Get PIONEER 353 -- 353-A 322 -- 324 You can still get Pioneer hybrid seed com if you want to produce high yielding, stiff stalked, good feeding com in 1943. Write for Prices Today Pioneer Hi-Bred Corn Co. DCS Moines, Iowa TO FARMERS FARM BUREAU NEWS Weekly Feature Depicting Activities of Cerro' Gordo County Organizations Better Farms . . . . . . Better Roads WOMEN DISCUSS CARE OF SICK Seek to Prevent Wartime Epidemics Homemakers of Cerro Gordo county decided this month that they can best help to prevent wartime epidemics by making sure their children and other members of the family are in good health each morning before they start their work. Educational' co-operators representing every 4-square- mile area in the county reached this conclusion at a scries of training schools on "Home Care of the Sick." In view of a possible .shortage of doctors and nurses for the duration, more care of (he sick must go on in the home, Miss Lucille Buchanan pointed out. For that reason it is essential that the homemaker learn the simple procedures in home cave of the sick, she added. Since prevention of epidemics is all-important,* the women discussed symptoms of cold and other communicable disease and ways 01 preventing their spread. If a member of the family shows symptom: of illness he should' be kept a home and if not markedly improved within a few hours, a doctor should be consulted. In the case ot communicable diseases such as influenza and scarlet fever, the honfomaker should isolate the patient and protect herself and others from the disease. She can help to keep herself physically fit by eating proper foods, getting the required amoun of sleep and allowing time for recreation. Miss Buchanan demonstrated the making of a bed and giving a bed bath. The women discussec sickroom equipment that could be improved from materials available in the home. PLAN EFFORTS TO FIGHT GRUBS 4-H Boys To Have Demonstration Here Cattle grubs steal an average of 2 pounds of meat a head and 2 cents a pound on loin cuts on from 25 to 30 per cent of all cattle slaughtered. Not only does the grub cause an actual loss of meat that is trimmed away and depreciate the value of the meat, but it also injures the hide reducing the average price of the hide at least 1 cent a pound. Milk production is also reduced rather heavily. The 4-H club boys of Cerro Gordo county will have a demonstration at the Jacob E. Becker and Sons plant Saturday morning at 10 o'clock, at which time Prof. Charles Gunderson of the extension service will demonstrate grub control. V V · £ According to Marion E. Olson, county extension director, tins is one of the major projects in the 4-H livestock clubs of the county this year. The 4-H boys win take an active part in conducting demonstrations a n d helping eradicate the grubs on their own farms. It is also planned to hold other demonstrations over the county so as to reach a large per cent of farmers of the county with this information. * * * Arrangements have been made y the war production board to allot Rotonone for controlling the ;rub and this will be available for this region through the Decker company at Mason City, which is :o-operating with the 4-H club 3oys and the extension service in the grub eradication program. A circular on eradication of. cattle grubs is available at the county extension office. INCOME TAX SCHOOL A discussion of preparation of 'arm income tax returns will be conducted at Lakeside church on Wednesday evening, Feb. 3, at 8 ). m., according to Dewcy Howell. Warion E. Olson, county extension director, will conduct the discussion. FARM BUREAU EXCHANGE FOR SALE Hampshire boar, vaccinated. El;ar Knight, Ph. 17F32. Third cutting alfalfa hay, baled. Elmer Nelson, Clear Lake. P. B. Scotch Shorthorn bulls. Walter Eno, Sheffield. Boonc oats, from cert. seed. OIc Stevens, Clear Lake. Marion seed oats. Anders Ash- and, Clear Lake. Control oats from cert. seed. .like Sprole, Ph. 1194. Wanted to Swap: Control seed ats for feed oats. Floyd Thomas, Rockwell. Romcy Avisc announce the ale of 30 head well bred Hol- tcms including a purebred bull at he Cecil Avise firm beginning at p. m. on Monday, Feb. 15. FAItM BUREAU OFFICERS President Ernwt W. Duss. Clear Lak-o Vice Prt-sluenl -- R. M. Hall, clear Lake Secretary S A. Mattac. Mason Cily Treasurer Wayne Wolford, Ventura HOME PROJECT OFFICERS Home Project Chairman .""·Charles J. HamE'.reet. Mason Cily Girls 4-H Club Chairman .... Mrs William p. Eno. Sheffield Boys 4-H Club Chairman Earl M. Dean, Mason city TOWNSHIP DIRECTORS ?. rant , Marvin Kenshaw, Clear Lake f; nco1 " Ernest Katz. Mason City Lime Creek..Russell Bislline, Mason Cnv Falls........c. G. Gorkowskl, Mason City Clear Lake..William Amcndl Clear Lake Jfkc Kale Miller. Mason Cily Mi son Mclvln Evans. Mason City Portland Wade Files. Mason Cily F,"' 0 " 1 '.', Dcwey llowcll. Ventura Mount Vernon liarry Evan*. Rockwell *? at " Floyri Thomai. Rockwell Oive n Richard Thompson. Rockford S, nmes ·: n. E. James. Thornton Fleasant Valley... Carrol Rice. Swacldalc Gencseo Mclviir liawkc, Sheffield Dougherty Tony Larsen. Dou E l!erty County Extension Director ,, . Marion E. OJc County Home Economist rs*r- Lucille Buchanan Office Assistant aonevievc- M- Smith - HOME PROJECT COMMITTEE Grant...Mrs. Rollin Luscomb. Clear L.IKS Lincoln...Mrs. E. P. DeGraw. Mason Cily Lime Creek Mrs. Warren Davisson, Mason City Falls. Mrs. J. H. McNIlt, Mason City Clear Lake ; _ _ ' Mrs. Winnie Spillman. Clear' Lake if ke Mi ^s Alma Tokle. Clear Lake, P u " ' d ' n ° y Sha££cr ' Mason City " n l c n -i: '·M«."kuin"strMn."Vcnti'ini Mount Vernon.Mrs. R. T. Bast. Clear Lake ,, ' £ " Mrs. Ben Hilzhuvcn Bain Grimes Picas. Valley. Mrs. Wm."AmeV.'swkiidale Oencseo ..Mrs. Waiter Boehljc. Sheffield Doughcrly..Mrs. Wm. Jacobs. Dougherty Tractor Pulls Sled of Youngsters to Party The Booster Boys 4-H club and Thrifty Fixers girls 4-H club of Mason township met at the home of Florence and Jean Mathre on Monday evening for a bob-sled party. Due to the icy condition of the roads and lack ot suitable horse flesh Ed Mathre volunteered to pull the sled with a tractor. No tractor with a headlight was available so flashlights were used to light the loud and noisy journey of ten miles, which finally ended at the hospitable home of the Earl Deans. The night was quiet and beautiful but cold and everyone was more than ready for the warm lunch which was prepared by Mrs. Dean and Mrs. Mathre. According to some of the enthusiastic 'youngsters who attended the lunch was super and consisted of hot dogs, doughnuts, pickles, cocoa and marshmallows. After lunch various games were played and according to one of the "Dads" present it was almost impossible to break up the party at 1 o'clock. PLANT Seed Corn Average 95% Germination The latest in Improved Hybrids Floyd Carter, Clear Lake Albert IWathews, Clear Lake Complete Hog Mineral Feed your sows Iodized SANTONE HOG MINERAL Ihis winter and help thorn produce strong, healthy pigs that will live at farrowing time and go right ahead to develop into thrifty market hogs early next fall. Feed a pint a day to 30 sows. Costs lOc per day for 30 sows. Howell's Cattle Mineral FOK COWS-.Stops cows chewing on boards and bones. Helps prevent abortion due to lack of minerals in the ration, helps p r o d u c e stronger calves, and increases milk production. Feed 2 Ibs per cow each month. FOK STEERS-- ' They cat better, digest more feed, put on more pounds of weight, and have a better finish. Several loads of recent top Cattle at Chicago were fed our mineral. Feed 1 Ib. per steer each month. AGENTS' Henry L. Gcsmc. - Hanlontowii S. M, Riser..Mason Cily, Rt. 4 Farmers Elevator Co.. .Chapin II. B. BlewcH Mcservcy Key E. Snarp,Mason City, Rt. 3 Nels Jensen.. .Hampton, Rt. Z Albin Anderson, Hampton Rt l Carrol E. Rice Swalcdalc Fred R. Troge Rudd Laurence F. Tcsch Mitchell Clifford Shojrer. .LcRoy, Minn. Joe Jurirens. . . .Buffalo Center Frank Knight Greene Howell-ShraderDrugCo. IOWA CITY, IOWA The Reliable Line Since '»!) USE SOYBEANS IN '43 GARDENS Victory Gardens Meat Alternatives Can Be Provided Victory gardens may provide meat alternates this year as well as to help stock the vegetable storage closet. One of the most valuable vegetable proteins, the soybean, is gaining favor with both gardeners and cooks. The vegetable soybean variety Banesi is best suited to Iowa conditions, Miss Lucile Buchanan county home economist, reporls' This variety is especially adapted to refrigerated locker preservation. After the harvest is gathered and the kitchen takes over (lie job, homemakers will find that soybeans supply many necessary food elements. Miss Buchanan says that soybeans contain iy, times as much readily usable protein as ordinary dried beans and peas. They also contain more fat and less carbohydrate than the common bean. Soybeans are rich in vitamins and minerals, too, containing anemia-preventing iron, calcium and phosphorous for bones and teeth, and the vitamins riboflavin and thiamin which promote general good health. Ascorbic acid is found in soybean sprouts, often used in chop suey and other Chinese dishes. Besides preparing home-grown soybeans as a vegetable, homemakers may find soybean /lour milk, curd, refined oil for salad dressing and cooking purposes, and soy sauce for flavoring, at the grocers. Sprouts may be mixed with other vegetables for salad too. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. TOP PRICES PAID FOR HIDES AND FUR WOLF BROS. INC. 308 5th S. W. Labor Costs Not to Raise Price Ceilings According to information received from the economies section, Iowa State college, Ames, on the business outlook, it stated that the inclusion of labor in the computation of parity did not raise parity sufficiently to bring any increase in meat ceilings. Present meat ceilings are sufficiently high so that hogs, cattle and lambs are selling above parity even with labor costs included in the computation of parity price it was slated. ' The bill, therefore, did not alter present prices of hogs, cattle or lambs. The greatest effect would be on eggs, which would be raised around 31L- cents per dozen. Tho including of labor in parity would raise feed prices and would mean that the present ceilings on corn prices would have to be revised up. Corn loans would be increased about 10 cents higher. Feed prices would reduce feeding ratios and reduce the incentive to feed corn to livestock at a time when our need is for more meat milk and eggs and sucli narrowing of feed ratios might seriously impair our food for freedom program. * * * Adding labor to the parity formula would also raise the price on wheat. This would serve to keep many farmers raising wheat who might otherwise shift to crops we may need more. According to the report from the economists, an important publication of the labor in parity idea is its effect on the post-war era After the last war farm wages fell faster than prices of things farmers buy.. Inclusion of labor in the calculation of parity in the depression years would have reduced parity prices in those years when higher prices were Badly needed. The conclusion of this war may see a similar situation, with falling wages as men are demobilized from the army and return to the farms. If it does, the inclusion of labor in computing parity will result in the parity level falling faster and farther in the postwar era than if it were not included. VACCINATION SCHOOL Dr. H. B. Treman will conduct a hog cholera vaccination school at the City hall, Clear Lake, starling at 9:30 on Tuesday, Feb. 9 Alt those interested in taking- the school should report at 9 a. m. on Feb. 9. Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. Economy Welding Machine Works Now at Corner of West State and Washington. Phone- 1020. Mason City COMPLETE WELDING and MACHINE SHOP SERVICE DUROC JERSEY BRED GILT SALE Wednesday, Feb. 1O Sale will be held in Renwick, Iowa, at 1:00 o'clock. Selling 50 head of the big, broad-backed, full ham, easy feeding kind. Sired by boars of the breed's best blood lines and have been bred for Slarch and April farrow to 3 outstanding herd boars. They are in fine condition to farrow strong litlers, having been compelled to exercise daily, and have been fed a brood sow ration and conditioned on B. C. stock powder.' You will have to see these gilts to appreciate their quality. W. H. HELMKE SON McCramer Duroc News Col. IMcSIurray and Nelson Clerk R. M. Gocttsek AUCTION SALE! west o* Rockford on MONDAY, FEB. 8 B« 9 i n ni. 9 .t 12.30 SWp Th. F.ll.,l, 3 D. ic , ifced r ,^, rf , : 435 HEAD OF LIVESTOCK 140 Head of Cattle 3 milk cows; 137 head Hereford calves heifers and steers on feed. Extra quality! This is a real bunch of young cattle. To be sold in lots of twenty or more. 5 Head of Horses matched team sorrel geldings, 5 years old, well broke, weight 3100, sound. A real team. I black gelding, weight 1600, 7 years old. 1 sorrel gelding, weight 1600 T^"? old - ] ="«tnut more, weight 1500, 4 years old. 290 Head of Hogs 190 head Spot red Poland and Hampshire foil pigs. Weight 40 to 140 pounds. Vaccinated. A good bunch. 50 head brood sows. Spotted Poland and Hampshire--· May farrow. 50 head feeding shoots-weight 140 to 180. HAY 3,500 bales of clover hay, 1st and 2nd cuttings, very good; 280 bales alfalfa, 1st cuttings; 800 bales good oats straw; 700 bales flax straw. FARM MACHINERY 2 IHC F-20 tractors, on rubber, fate models; 2 IHC F-20 cultivators; 1 IHC 2-M mounted corn picker for F-20; 1 IHC 2-16 in. slot bottom plow; 1 three bottom A. C. 16 in. tractor plow; 1 four-row J D. corn planter, on rubber, 240 rods 3x4 wire, new 1942, fertilizer attachment; 1 ten-foot IHC tandem disc; 1 eight-foot IHC tandem disc; I eighteen foot culti- packer, new 1942; 1 drag, 22 foot; 1 ten-foot IHC power grain binder; 1 J. D. corn binder; 1 IHC 4-section spring tooth harrow; 1 New Idea manure spreader, on rubber; 1 eleven foot J. D. Van Brunt ATTENTION grain drill; 1 horse drawn 2-row corn plow; I endgafe seeder, IHC, grass attachment; 1 New Idea hay loader, new 1942; I forty-foot grain elevator. King and Hamilton; 5 wood wheeled wagons, with boxes; 1 I H C auto turn wagon; 1 rubber tired wagon; 2 new flare grain boxes; 1 steel wheel wagon; 2 hay racks; 1 ten-inch Letts-Burr mill, with elevator; 1 IHC roughage hammer mill; ! pump jack, with electric motor; 3 sets good breeching harness and collars; self feeders ,hog waterers, feed bunks, tank heaters, and many other articles. Try and attend this sole as you will find this one of the best offerings of livestock and farm machinery fo be sold in North Iowa this year. TERMS: CASH or moke^arrangements with your banker before coming to sole. No property removed until settled for. Lunch Will Be Sold on Grounds. HOYLE 6INTHER PHONE 52-F-95 ROCKFORD, IOWA Ora Baylcss, Meson City, Auct. Harry C. Batty, First State Bank, Rockford, Clerk

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page