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Galesburg, Illinois
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Friday, July 12, 1963
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HOST TO TOUR—Barrel Sleek, swine tour host, seen on swine tour, July 17. Stcck farm is local- Observes one lot of 100-pound shoals that will be cd on U. S. 34 northeast of Wataga. Swine Producers ur SI r ted n Steck Farm . The Knox County Swine Improvement Association announced today that its annual farm tour will be held July 17 at 6:46 p.m. at the Darrcl Steck farm about one mile northeast of Wataga on U.S. 34. Steck, who is an officer in the association, produces approximately 250,000 pounds of pork annually on his 480 acres, of rented farm land. The swine enterprise is entirely a field operation on the Steck farm with "pull together" houses used for farrowing with home constructed farrowing stalls in these houses. * Several small areas are fenced off in : a legume pasture where Steck' produces all,his hogs. Greenbush 4-H Girls to Give Unit Program GREENBUSH — The Greenbush Unit Homemakers will meet Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the GreenbuSh schoolhouse and Mrs. Frank Woods will act as hostess. At this meeting, the unit will entertain the Greenbush 4-H Baste and Taste Club. The girls will present the program with demonstrations and also a style show. The mothers of the, girls will also be special guests of the unit. 1 * READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! Water is piped through plastic hose to each of the fields. Feature Barbecue A pork chop barbecue will top off the swine tour, acording to Sam McKee, Oneida, association Operation Of Feedlot 4 Explained The Henry County Livestock Feeders Association met at the feedlot of Earl and Robert Stahl July 5. Robert told the group of 125 about the operation of the feedlot which has a capacity of 300 head. Stahl also presented a number of charts showing the costs of the operation. W- H. (Bill) Jones, associate secretary of the National Livestock Feeders Association, spoke of the progress the association had made concerning the feed- grain program, livestock and meat imports, the Livestock and Meat Board, and feeder cattle weights. Jones stated that on the state level work had been done on reapportionment and tax changes. He said "We cannot expect to change these things overnight, but progress has definitely been made.'* Refreshments were served by G. L. Hadley, Joe Geiger and Arley Krueger. president. McKec indicated that past tours, coupled with the barbecue, have attracted large crowds of interested hog producers in previous years, and that a large attendance is anticipated for this tour July 17. Reservations are necessary for the barbecue and should be made at the Knox County Farm Adviser's office on or before July 15. The event is open to the farm public. Farmers need not be members of the association to attend. 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' ' Pj| • jj .-B -r H4Prh-H P h + 4 1 L - * ."fafpT4 P P ri 4 t p .o?o. - B ¥-*^S + • i .• n j • L • n M. 4 dr • • 4 1 J r • • - • • • J J J • • ^ 4— L t p - pjaplxi •-• h >4 •¥/»»• • J> I • • Lp4"lrJP4ll f ' • ¥ I J • # •• 41J h • + ri p v-^^^^^^ 1, 4>>- , Mli ^^^iaDi^ - -.. - - * * * ** * p * p p p p 4 - P - * ,41*.* «?*» - 4 • wt ^ •' - h j - - j ' STAFF OF LIFE—Wilson Weaver averaged approximately 68 To Attend Alpha 4-H Production i ALPHA — Happy Hustlers 4-H Club held rts annual achievement day program Wednesday at the Methodist Church, when 70 persons attended. The affair was in conjunction with the Oxford Homemakers Extension Unit. Those of the 4-H group who gave demonstrations were Pamela Larson on "Preparing a Salad'* and Cynthia Bugos on "Making a Loop for a Belt." A talk on "Various Ways of Preparing Vegetables" was given by Debbfe Goben. Leaders of the 4-H Club are Mrs. Raymond Luallen and Mrs. Dale Robbins. The following 12 girls put on a dress revue modeling the garment they had made: Sue Cooper, Paula Bredburg, Pamela Larson, Christine Thor, Debbie Frantz, Julie Kelly, Debbie Allison, Kathy McLaughlin, Kathy Robbins, Shirley and Cindy Bugos and Linda Nestrick. Janet Curry had dress on display but could not be present. From Unit Members of the Homemakers Extension Unit who participated were Mrs. Theodore Johnston and Mrs, Carl McClenning, who gave the feature lessons on "Care of a Sweater" and "Desserts to Be Made Out-of-doors." Mrs. Lyle Sullivan, chairman, presented the 4-H leaders each with a gift. Food articles made by the 4-H members were on display and will be taken to the Henry County Fair. China paintings made by Mrs. Carl McClenning and Mrs. Laverne Plunkett of the homemakers unit and a knitted sweater made by Mrs. Lawrence Barton were also on display. Kay Hernstrom was at the piano during the dress revue. bushels of wheat per from a government measured 4 -acre field, The variety was Dual and the test weight was %VA pounds r per bushel. Weaver prepared his 4 -acre Columbia, Mo., plot for alfalfa, but was afraid of grasshopper infestation and decided to plant wheat instead. The acreage received $140 worth of plant foods. Set Alexis Club Tour ALEXIS The Alexis All-Star 4-H Club will have a tour Sunday starting from David Brittingham home at 1 p.m. HERE'S how to get the right answer to any summertime money problem DON'T SIMMER THIS SUMMER with sea- GET EXTRA CASH, TOO, for those extra sonal money problems when you can bring them to us for the right answer. ONE LOAN FROM US will enable you to group and organize scattered bills and debts so you have just one payment to expenses that upset summertime budgets. Relax and enjoy the season with all your money problems solved through a personal loan from us. ma OPEN FRIDAY NIGHT UNTIl 7:30 351 I. Main St. OAVfe PATTERSON, Mgr. Galesburg 343-3157 ROVA Youths Plan Entries In FFA Fair ONEIDA— Conventions, Judging shows and approaching fairs have kept rrtembers of the ROVA Chapter of Future Farmers of America busy. The chapter was represented by Mike Pheiffer, Jorghl Johnson, Don Burns, Jerry Haynes and Glen Moore at the state convention early this month at Champaign. Don Burns received a state farmer degree and Jerry Haynes played in the state band and also made application for the national band. Six members spent July 2 on the University of Illinois campus for a judging show. Don Burns, Rollie Moore and Roger Bice represented ROVA in the dairy division while tylikc Pheiffer, Terry Wessels and Lowell German were on the fat stock judging team. The dairy team plaped in the upper one-third and received a blue ribbon. The fat stock team placed in the middle one-third and was awarded the second-place ribbon. Glen Moore is now preparing entries for the vocational-agricultural fair at the 'Mercer County Fair July 23-27. Eighteen of the ROVA boys will show 20 head of cattle and 40 head of hogs. Engage Bloodmohilc The Knox County Bloodmobile will be at the Oneida Legion Hail July 17 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Numbers Remain on Light Side By GEORGE ft. SHEA H -r- - w •' i " T • • - - "r r - -Jd -LL L r - <- t " H By LEO SULLIVAN County fair activities in this section of Illinois move - , L « , into high gear the last week (Galesburg Order Buyers, Inc.) j 0 f this mon th, with three Violations of Livestock Rules Result in Fines One resident each in Hancock and Mercer counties were listed among 12 who recently were convicted of violations of the Illinois Livestock and Swine Regulations, according to a report by Robert M. Schneider, state director of agriculture. Pleading guilty to a charge of bringing feeder pigs into the state without ear tags or permit, John Haig of Niota, was fined $25 and costs. A plea of guilty by DeWayne Mollie of New Boston to a charge of importing steers without permit or health certificate resulted in a total fine oi $30. Among the violators listed in a report by Dr. Paul B. Doby, superintendent of the department's Division of Livestock Industry, were seven Illinois residents, two from Iowa and one each from Tennessee, Nebraska and Kentucky. During the investigation period it was reported 75 to 100 out-of- state trucks were checked for health certificates and numerous inspections were made of licensed dealers' premises. Several investigations still are in progress, it was stated. Hpg numbers moving to mailcet have continued on the light side the past two weeks. The percentage of packing sows in the run has increased, which is normal for early July. It is my observation that we are nearrng the time when more hogS will be coming to market. I have been called to the country a good many times this week to help determine the weights of hogs, as most farmers are anxious to get their hogs marketed as they reach top weight. Most of tho hogs that I saw ranged in weight from 160 to 200, with a few above the 200. The same thing is, no doubt, true over of the hog country and numbers moving to market will probably pick up this next week. In order to insure the best prices later on it should be best to keep your hogs marketed as they reach the top weight. Hogs weighing under 200 pounds will probably be discounted at all markets and hogs weighing up to 230 selling at the top. Top hogs reached $18.75 today in Galesburg, with the bulk of the best Eastern kind selling $18.25 to $18.50. Packing sows sell $15.50 and down. most having July 23 starting dates and two* getting underway July 24. Two of the July 23 starters and regular county fairs, while one operating under the county fair program is a 4 -H Club and Junior Fair, will begin their runs July 24, also being within the latter classification. Fulton County, with fairgrounds at Lewistown, and Mercer County, with Aledo as the location of the fairgrounds, both start July 23 at the full fair level, and continuing until July 27, while the Henderson County Fair, opening the same date at Stronghurst and running two days, will be a 4 -H and Junior Show. Others Noted The July 24 fairs, each continuing three days, are 4 -H and jun- exhibits in Stark County, GALESBURG, ILL., FRIDAY, JULY 12, 1963 PAGE 17 Warren '4-H 9 erg Earn Ratings MONMOUTH The 5-member Warren County Livestock 4-H judging teams earned a B rating at the State 4-H Judging Contest in Urbana on July 2. Members of the team were Wayne Wallace, Irvin Lipp, Steve Miller, Martha Musser and Edgar Hanna. Lrpp and Miller won B ribbons for individual efforts. Approximately 900 4-H Club members from 85 counties took part in this year's contest. They judged in livestock, poultry, dairy and vegetable divisions. A team ribbon was given to counties with Class A and B judging teams. READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! Oat Varieties Are Discussed MONMOUTH — An agronomy specialist from the University of Illinois, W. D. Pardee, discussed oat varieties on the Don Adkisson farm Monday during a twilight meeting. Pardee said that Garland, a new release from Wisconsin, has good promise for this area. He said it is a sister selection of Dodge and Goodfield, and topped the list in both Urbana and De Kalb yield trials in 1962. A limited amount of seed will be available in 1963. Station Tests Residual Effect of Herbicides (A roundup of the week'js work, activities and observations at the U University of Illinois Dixon Springs Experiment Station near Robbs in southern Illinois, prepared by A. R. Gilmore.) Last year on the station, corn planted in a killed fescue sod produced acceptable yields, but there was some question about the carryover effect of the herbicides used in killing the grass. To test the residual effect of the herbicides used in the study, George McKibben, station agronomist, planted wheat on the entire area. The crop did not show any ill effect from the herbicides applied six months previously. In this test the seedbed was prepared in three different ways: and plow and killed plant, sod; conventional, replicated four times on one-half-acre plots. After the corn had been harvested last fall, the land was disked and wheat was drilled. From each plot a tenth-acre plot was harvested and yields were determined. Wheat averaged 40 bushels per acre on the plow-and-plant plots. These plots had received two pounds of active ingredients of simazine per acre. The conventional plots that had been sprayed once with 2, 4-D yielded 45 bushels per acre. The killed-sod plots that had received four pounds of active ingredients of atrazine per acre also produced 45 bushels per acre. Although wheat yields were nearly the same on all plots, one exception occurred on the conventional-seedbed plots. One of these plots yielded 52 bushels. George believes that it is safe to use these herbicides at the prescribed rates on the relatively light soils (silt loam) encountered in the station area. He said that the residual effects did not appear to be of any consequence in wheat production. Processing Butchering BUTCHERING HOGS AND BEEF 6 PAYS iVERY WEEK. Our expert meal cutters assure you oi getting most cuts from your beet or hogs. Processed to your Individual tamiiy needs and packed in the best plastic coated freezer paper. BUTCHERING CHARGE: BEEF $5, HOGS $2.50 We Use A Dehairing Machine to Give A Packinghouse Job WESTERN ZERO LOCKER "Customer Satisfaction is Our Aim' 1 10 r Wyoming and McDonough County, Macomb. Close on the heels of the Fulton and Mercer fail's will be the Knox County F'air at the fairgrounds in Knoxville, which opens its gates July 29 and will be in operation through Aug. 3. The week following the Knox County Fair, the area will have two more fairs, the Henry County Fair, Aug. 6-10, at Cambridge, and the Warren County Fair, Aug. 6 and 7, at Roseville. Three of the county fairs will have contests to select queens who will compete next January at Springfield for the title of Miss. Illinois State Fair. Selections are to be made for Miss Fulton County Fair, Miss Mercer County Fair and Miss Henry County Fair. Although it may be resumed at some future date, the contest for Miss Knox. County Fair wau not held in 1962 and is not scheduled this year. STATUS QUO—This heifer on the Jack Erhrich farm, Zcll, S. D., adopted an orphan lamb a couple days before her calf was born. After the calf arrived, she maintained the status both little hangers-on shared the lunch UNIFAX quo and counter. Knox County 4-H'ers Earn Recognitions Two Knox County 4-H youths won A ratings in judging contests in Urbana July 2 while their teams received B ratings. Larry Morris of Abingdon won his rating in the livestock judging contest and Don Burns of Altona earned his in dairy judg- top honors out of 415 participants in the dairy division. Both boys will go to a second state contest at the Illinois State Fair and invitational contests later in the year. Winners in each division will represent Illinois in ing. Only 56 individuals won the . T top rating in livestock judging | Fost rleiHierSOIl out of 474 contestants, and 58 took Commercial Club at Alexis Officers ALEXIS — The Alexis Commercial Club met at Anns Cafe July 8 for dinner meeting with 20 members and one guest present. The retiring president, George Lafferty, was in charge. Finance officer reported balance of $318 and $152 was collected from merchants to help with fireworks. Officers elected were: Donald McKclvie, president; Dale Porter, vice president; George A. Sharer, treasurer; Howard Moore, secretary; directors, Don Aden, Robert Lair, Everett Reynolds, Ivan Reeves and Dr. H. A. Peterson. Commercial Club is establishing a fireworks fund and anyone wishing to make contributions should contact any officer. Dr. Stewart Walker, a dentist, was present at meeting and much discussion was held concerning him locating an office in Alexis. However, nothing definite was decided. The president appointed a committee to meet with Dr. Walker and study the possibilities of locating here later. Ice Cream Social HENDERSON - The Hcnder- son Township Fire Department Auxiliary met at the home of Mrs. Myrtle Barry Tuesday. They discussed plans for the ice cream social in the Henderson Park July 17. Guests were Mrs. August Schmieder and Mrs. W i 11 a r d Fields. The annual potluck supper for the firemen and their families will be held in the Henderson Park on Aug. 13. national contests. Team ribbons were awarded to both judging groups from the county for their efforts. With Morris on the livestock team were John Frebcrg of Henderson, Craig Sanford, of DeLong, Mike Hennenfent of Galesburg, Stan Powers of St. Augustine and Roger Bice of Victoria. Others on the dairy judging team were Elaine Jones of Yates City, John Thurman of Williamsfield. Peter Nelson of Altona, Teresa Reynolds of Oneidi and Lee Fox of LaFayette. LIGHTNING RODS GEORGE E. OWENS 20 Circle Drive—Galesburg, 111. 142-0408 ...feed MoorMan's free-choice it \ h t * 'r.\ HAY STACK COVERS 16' x 20' 10-oz. Duck SPECIAL The life cycle is broken, both of horn flies and cattla grubs, with MoorMan's Medicated Kid-Ezy—the complete mineral containing the .systemic insecticide, ronnel. When Uid-Kzy is fed free-choice to grazing cattle, and they consume it in recommended amounts, pesky, blood-sucking ] lorn fj| es ure con , trolled effectively. Cattle slop fighting horn flies . . , are quieter . , . spend more time grazing . . . gain faster. Cows produce more milk for their calves. Young cattle grub larvae in the animal's system also are killed by Kid-Ezy . . . before the grubs do their dirty work in retarding growth, damaging meat and puncturing hides. Hid-Kzy is available in 50 lb. blocks or granular form for free-choke feeding on grass. Granular Ilid-Kzy may be used in feedlots for 11-day treatment to control grubs. Find out more about Ilid-Kzy from; REPRESENTATIVES IN THIS AREA Any size made order. C. T. CAPPEL ORLOW R. 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