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Logansport, Indiana
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Friday, June 8, 1962
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Friday Evening, June 8, 1962. Logansport, Indiana Pharos-Tribune Fivo ASCS Releases Data On Wheat, Crops Wheat Marketing Quota Postponed Proclamations relating to mar fceting quotas and acreage allotments for the 1963 crop of wheaf have been temporarily postponed, according to an announcement •by Secretary of Agriculture Orville L. Freeman. ' The postponement- was authorized by legislation recently en- arfed by Congress which pecm.ts the Secretary of Agriculture (;> doler until June 15, 193:',, any proclamation as to marketing quotas and acreage allotm-Mts for the 1963 wha«t crop which other wise would oe required to be made by May 15. Fred Benner, Chairman, Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation County Committee, reminds wheat growers that the Wheat Stabilization Program provided under legislation enacted last year applies only to the 1962 crop of wheat. Under that program, individual farm wheat allotments were reduced 10 percent below what they would have been tinder a minimum national acreage allotment of 55 million acres, and diversion payments were available to those proJucers who shifted wheat acreage to a conservation use. Wheat price support was 'available only to those wheat producers who participated in the Wheat Stabilization Vro- gram and who stayed within their larm allotments. The Ch<iirman emphasized thai the legislation governing the 1962 wheat program also increased che marketing quota penalty rate as well as the amount oi wheat jur.-jpnt to penalty, and extend ed the quota program to many small faims which were previously exempt from quotas. Th>3 marketing q.ioia penalty rale for 1962 " wheat has reewtiv be™ announced at J1.59 a bushel, compared with a 1961-crop penalty rate of $1.08 a bushel. Benner urged wheat growers who are not clear about the wheat qi'ota provisions to check with the ASCS county office, for full information. OATS PRICE SUPPORT The price support rate for 1962- crop oats in Cass County will be 64 c/Snls per bushel for Grade No. 3 oats. This is the same rate that was in effect for the 1961 oats crop. .Oats eligible for support must grade No. 3 or better, - or No. 4 on the factor of test weight only. Premiums and discounts which are applied for grade and quality to determine individual producer support rates -are unchanged from the 1961 program.-The premiums are one cent per bushel for grade No. 2 or better, one cent for heavy test weight, and two cents for exlra heavy test weight. Discounts are. one cent per bushel for grade No. 4 on the basis of test weight only and three cents per bushel for garlicky oats. The Chairman, pointed out that participation in the 1962 feed grain 1 program for • corn, grain sorghum, or barley will not be a condition of ^eligibility for price support on 1962-crop oats. Participation MV the 1961 feed grain program was required for 1961- crop oats price support eligibility. As in previous years, price support on 1962-crop oats will be carried out through farm and warehouse-stored loans and . purchase agreements. Oats produced in violation of leases restricting production of surplus crops on federally-leased lands will not be eligible lor price support in 1962 4-H News Delegates to the State Junior Leader training conference should meet at the Extension office and be ready to leave promptly at 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 12. ' Hervey Kelltt£g, Cass Extension agent, has requested more cars to take the delegates to the meeting. A "Charm School" for girls who will be participating in the Dress Revue will be held on June 11 at 2 p.m. at the 4-H Community Center. Each club is being asked to send from two to five girls fourteen years or older to the session.' Mrs. J. Douglas Myers will be on hand to discuss posture and basic modeling techniques. She will be assisted by Mrs., Beth Puett, Home Demonstration agent. Several changes have been made in the schedule, for the annual demonstration contests, judging contests and community judging. The changes are: Mrs. Janese Herrold, of Grass Creek, will be the judge for the 4-H Home Economics Community Judging which begins on July 18. Mrs. G. W. .Wolf will serve as general chairman for the senior demonstration contest instead of Mrs. Don Forgey. Mrs. Forgey will have charge of the lunch committee for the contests. Mrs. G. W. Wolf Jr. will serve as chairman of the bar cookies division in Foods at the 4-H Home Economics judging contest on-July 6. Mrs. Sam Sailors will replace Mrs. Kenneth Larrison and Mrs. Max Brandt in Class three of the Foods division. Mrs. Zula Noakes will replace Mrs. Larrison as chairman of the Crafts division and Mrs. Amy Jay will have charge of Class one of the Crafts division. Mrs. Don Tilton will assist Mrs.' William Stephenson in the Junior division, Class one Foods department at the contest. Mrs. Peg Minglin will replace Mrs. Walter Noakes in Class two, Senior Clothing Division and Mrs. Hervey Kellogg will replace Mrs. John Mingb'n as chairman of the Home Furnishings division. Mrs. Ed McKaig will replace Mrs. Conn Frey as chairman, of the Class three division of Home Furnishings. Connie Leav '11 will have charge of class two in the: Electric divi A meeting of the Cass county 4-H directors and chairmen of the 4-H fair committees has been set for Tuesday, June 12 at 8 p.m. in the Myers Bowling Lane meet- Ing room. Plans for this year's 4-H fair find other projects will be discussed during the session. Marilyn Crowel, Marlene Todd, Joann Gripe, Linda Snipes, Rerida Groninger, Jerry Carter, George Smith, Joe Thomas, Terry Dill and John Rhodes, all of Carroll county, will represent the county at the State Junior Leaders training conference at DePauw University from June 12 to June 15, Dale Kasten, Carroll Extension Agent, has announced that a 4-J- photography workshop will be 'held on Thursday, June 14 at 8 p.ml at the REMC in Delphi Stanley Lyon and Herb Smith wil be the instructors. 4-H'CLUB NEWS The Adams township Hoosier Harvesters will meet Monday June 11 at 8 p.m. at the Twelve Mile school. The Town and Counti-y Boys 4-H Club will meet at 8 p.m. this evening at the fairgrounds. The Young America Yankee Maidens met recently for the annual Mother's Tea with 60 attending. The event was held at the high school and the president, Pa 1 Frushour, had charge of the program. Sonja Grissin led in flag pledges and roll call was given. Mrs. James Albrecht reported on various club activities and announced future events. Suzy Frushour gave the healtl' and safety report and Pat Wooc led the group in singing. Demon strations were presented fay Debra Montgomery, Debbie Zeek and Joan Manning, The next meeting will be helc June 20 at the Deacon schoo starting at 2:30 p.m. Several demonstrations were presented during the meeting o the Washington Workers 4-H club held Wednesday at the school. The meeting opened with tin pledges and roll call, followec with the health and safety repor ROYLCRUME Auctioneer Realtor-Insurance KOKOMO, IND. No Charge. Ph.: Logan Enterprise 8476 VISIT PLOT—A group' of six plant specialists on an inspection tour visited the grass-legume plol on the Dwight Smith farm at Metea. Chris, Held, Cass soil conservationist, told the group thai the plol was established six years ago and had been visited by several groups over the years. The group noted that the Cass plot was one of the most attractive seen on their tour and complimented Smith for providing the plot where 24 different varieties of legumes and grasses can be observed. Those on the tour included the past week were, left 1 to right, William Billings, Elsberry, Mo.; Bill Briggs, Indiana-Ohio area supervisor; Norvel Colvcrt, Kentucky- Missouri area; Don. Douglas, Washington, D. C., director; Virgil Hawks, Iowa-Illinois area, and Dorian Carroll, East Lansing, Mich., area supervisor. (Photo by Chris Held.) Toastmistress Club at Winamac Conducts Session WINAMAC - Mu Epsilon Toastmistress Cliib met recently in Millers Cafe. Following the dinner Violet Skillen served as Topicmis- :ress for the evening. Topics were )uilt around .Ihe phrase "To Tell the .Truth." Margaret Fritz presided at the Business meeting during which Opal Lathrop was inducted into membership. Loretlo Goory reported on the Council No. 9. meet- ng held recently at which she was a speech contestant. Elvera Morgan, chairman of the nominating committee, reported the following nominees: president —Sarah Baker, vice president — Jarol Smith, secretary — Eona Bair, treasurer —i Pearl Miller, club representative—Dorothy Stedman and alternate Margaret Fritz. The election will be held in June. Velma Freeman was Toastmistress. She introduced Phyllis Goble who spoke on "Make me lo Grow Calm Serene and Gentle" and Roselyn Kocher who conducted a workshop on parliamentary procedures. Evaluators were Eona Bair anrj Mary Powers, the timer was Sarah Baker and the closing though! was given by Opal Lathrop. Vice President Phyllis Kelly announced assignments for June meeting, Market Sluggish NEW YORK (UPD—Slock mar ket ticker tapes, hours behinc trading during many recent sessions, were frequently s i 1 e n I Thiirsday in a day of sluggish trading. Ewe lambs to be kept for replacements should be weighed and; 'sheared at weaning, poinl out Purdue University animal scientists. Record these weights and use them for production testing pf the ewes. 'Substitute pasture' for ; 90 percent of the hay in feeding young dairy calves during pasture season, '" advise Purdue University dairy scienstists. given by Pat Robertson on "How To Use a Power Mower." The thought for the day was given by Chris Spitunogle. ; The demonstrations featured were: how to make a melon salac supper given by Pat Thomas; the different kinds of light bulbs by Chris Spitznogle; how to braic old rags by Lou Hahnert; anc how to make a strawberry drink by Barbara Razer. After .recreation, refreshments were served. The next meeting is June 13. ELECTRIC MIX MILL AUTOMATICALLY METERS-MIXES-GRINDS Advantage To Th« Owner! 1. Feed-Costs Lest 7. Labor I: Reduced. 3. Supplement Costs' Lest 4. Less Chance For Disease 5. Control Grain Quality 6. Control Quality of Complete Feed 7. Feed is Always Fresh SOLD and SERVICED by CHITTY FARM SERVICE Chalmers, |nd. Phon» fl22-7B03 MILE-POSTS By BYBON PABVIS Area farmers looked on with 'avor this past week as the rains drenched planted fields, The mois- ;ure was a great asset to this year's crops. Now that the rains have come, many 'are hoping .that the sun will shine for. a few days to. permit the crops a chance to grow. Crops, generally speaking are right on schedule. As in baseball, Decoration Day (just passed) and Fourth of July (coming up) with the corn crop are "let's stand back and take a look" days. And this year's look is quite favorable. May's "double header" for corn has been almost unprecedented with the right temperatures and a generous amount of rainfall. The corn borer, in many areas, seems to threaten less damage than usual. Hot weather advanced its development so fast that.it will apparently overshoot its target. , . _ .. „ „ > ' _ "\ Only extremely early fields may be of a proper size for borer survival as eggs hatch. Indiana farmers have been asked to count noses and report the number of livestock and chickens on their farms in the June semiannual nation-wide survey of livestock numbers, the Indiana Crop and Livestock Reporting Services announced this week. The report form asks each farmer to report numbers of each class of livestock, divided by age, and the number of chicks bought or raised this year and the number on hand on Juno 1. Robert E. Straszheim, state ag ricultural statistician at Purdue, says the information on livestock and poultry numbers makes it possible for farmers and others to follow the trend in population of livestock and poultry and use County SCS Supervisors Plan Events A tour at Crawfordsville on July 25 was discussed at the meeting of the Cass county Soil and Water Conservation supervisors held Thursday evening at the local SCS office. The group also discussed entering an exhibit at the annual 4-H fair in 1 August ' Attending (he session were: Lawrence Young, chairman; Dwight Smith, Fred Benner, eorge Hopper and Donald Tilton, county ag agent Hervey Kellogg, !5CP. personnel Chris Held and Bob Wilson. The area 3 supervisors, will have a conservation tour at Crawfordsville July 25 which will be attended by local supervisors. The local, group plans to build small watershed program. The group.also will sponsor a boy to attend the state conservation camp at Dunes park this summer. Kellogg reported a total of 224 Cass county 4-H boys and girls participating in conservation practices this year. Next meeting will be a picnic at George Hopper's cottage or Lake Shafer July 12. Approva: was given for a survey .of the Ream ditch in Harrison township the petition being presented by 27 farmers. Two cooperative agreements also were approved for Wade Zimmerman oi Washington township and Glen Snyder of Harmon. PUBLIC AUCTION Complete Dairy Dispersal I will sell at public auction at my residence 1 A mi. east of Burlington on SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 1962 beginning at 11:00 A.M. the following personal property: 38 HEAD CATTLE—Six'Holstein cows; one 3 yr. old with calf by side, one 3 yr. old giving 7 gal.,'four first calf heifers on heavy production, twelve Guernsey cows, three 7 gal. cows, nine first calf heifers—4 to refreshen in a few days, balance on heavy production, 2 bred heifers, six yearling Holstein heifers, two yearling Guern- seys, four Holstein calves, five to 8 mo. old calves. Mostly vac. All raised oh our farms. HOGS—12 feeder pigs, vac., one Hamp sow with 8 pigs, one Hamp sow with 5 pigs. TRUCK—Good Chev. pickup—new tires and grain bed., FARM MACHIf-fERY-S.P. 132 Coop 10 ft. Combine in perfcci shape, J. Deere No. 5 tractor mower, semi mount, IHC 4 bar hay rake on rubber, IHC 45 Baler, 2 wheel trailer, 2 rubber tired .wagons, Woods Bro.' combine, rotary hoe, 10 ft. cultipacker, milk cans cooler,, Surge milkers,. water heater, David Bradley, .mower, J.D. grader blade, Paige fence stretchers, platform scales, 2 Ranget automatic hog waters, overhead gas tank, Bantam riding lawn mower, one push type mower, portable air compressor, some household goods and small tools. Terms: Cash •' No property remqved until settled for. Not responsible for accidents. KENNETH AND EVA OREM Auctioneers • Clerks Thompson and Rinehart Kenneth Virtue and Leon Orem Lunch served by Fellowship Class of Burlington Christian Church "Your wife is right, Henry. 'When you can get the help of a F & M Bank mortgage you could buy your own home and pay for it like rent . . . AND KEEP YOUR WIPE HA PIPY T001" ' . InoiAn* TWO CONVENIENT LOCATIONS Broadway af Pftarl : '•",'' Eastgat* Plaza Branch Purdue University agriculture economists suggest that farmers consider advance contracting 'for sale of their 1962 wheat crop since prices 'at harvest likely wil drop below the $2 a bushel sup 3ort level. :h'ese trends as the basis for bus :ness decisions. Two Logan-land adult 4-H Clul headers have been recognized foj .heir outstanding leadership :be 4-H program. The recognition came during the annual 44 Roundup at Purdue University. W. S. Weaver, of Carroll county with 25 years of service and Mrs Gerald Kcstle, of Pulaski county with 20 years of service, wer among l.he 30 receiving-the hon rs. Harold B. Taylor, slate 44 Club leader at Purdue, prtsenle them praques. : arm Mortgage Report Issued JyAg Department By GAYtOM) P. GODWIN United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI) — The average size of farm mortgages las gone up, the mortgage term engthened, and the rate of in- erest .increased; according to an Agriculture Department study. Between 1949 and 1959 the aver. age size of farm mortgages increased more than 100.per cent —from $4,500 to $10,000. The average term of farm mortgages engthened from 8.5 to 10.7 years. The average interest rate increased from 4,73 to 5.41 per cent. The direction of change was the same for 'all regions and lenders jut the magnitude of the change varied, the department said. For example, life insurance companies increased their average maturity from 17.2 to 19.1 years, whereas bank mortgages increased only from 4.1 to 4.5 years. The size of loans made by individuals increased 360 per cent during the decade compared with a 95 per cent increase for banks. List Dates for Pulaski County HD, 4-H Club Events WINAMAC — The Home Demonstration program committee will meet Friday, June 22 in the coun- ;y extension office at 1:30 p.m. All HD clubs should have submit,ed (heir requests for 1963 lessons )y that tim'!. Final selection of (he program oi' study for (he coming year will be made. The 4-H Electric members will meet on Friday, June 15, at 8 p.m. in the 4-H building on the Fairgrounds. In addition to scheduled demonstrations there will be practice judging of lighting improvements for -a kitchen and lighting circuits for 1 the average home. The county 4-H Demonstration Contest will be held on .Tune 21. All 4-H members are eligible to enler the junior or senior con- lesl, providing their demonstration has keen given in the local club and judged there by tha adult leader, The adult leader makes all entries in the demonstration contest at the Extension office. Entries are due on June 18. The Foreign Agricultural Serv ice reports that present indica lions are that U.S. wheat and flour exports during July-June 1961-62 may reach a record 685 million bushels. Actual shipments as reported by the Commerce Department from July, 1961, through March, 1962, totaled 533.5 'million bushels, or 80 per cent of the amount exported during The 12 months of July-June, 19SO-61. The department said there is reason to believe that by June 30, 1962, the total will be 685 million bushels, up 4 per cent from the 661 million bushels exported last year. White com, used primarily for human foods, accounted for about five per cent of Indiana's total acreage of corn for grain last year, report state-federal agricultural statisticians at Purdue University. Largest acreage ol while corn was harvested in southwestern Indiana. before another harvest.,.equip your combine with a HESSTON'Straw Chopper Champions profit in tough straw SPEED UP PLOWING . REDUCE TILLAGE . 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