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The Best Crop Is Always The Kids.. (Pictured above — 7 grandchildren of Mr. & Mrs. J. H. Mescher of Bancroft But... the NEXT THING Is Good, Steady Farm Income — There are many trends in farming, today, and evident for the future. Most Farmers in our area rely to great extent on their actual income from the sale of pork to finance their farm operations, to bring to their families the necessities of life, and to provide that "something extra" which makes for better living. — The youngsters are the most important crop on any farm, today as they always have been. But their future, and the future of farming in general, depends to some extent on how their Dads of today keep pace with changes in farming methods and consumer demands. — The hog raiser of today who is raising Meat-Type Hogs has made a good start toward insuring a better faimly income, and a better future for his children. If he is not raising them, but is making a start or thinking about it, he is moving in the right direction. — We, here at WESTERN BUYERS, know me trend in consumer buying of pork, which is reflected in the prices packers will pay for pork and the type of pork they want to buy. It is because of this, and the fact that we know the maintenance of a fair return to pork raisers in the future depends on Meat-Type Hogs, that we so sincerely urge our many friends — if they have not already done so — to thoroughly study the question of improving .their pork income with Meat-Type Hogs. TOP WINNERS IN SWINE AT THE IOWA STATE | FAIR WERE ALL 'MEAT-TYPE' HOGS WE PAY PREMIUM PRICES for MEAT-TPYE HOGS Phone 107 - We Will Come To Your Farm, Tell You Your Amount Of Premium For Meat-Type Hogs, For Delivery To Us On Fridays NATINAL AT WESTERN BUYERS Serving Over 200 Precettort of Perk In The U. S. A. j| PHONE 107 - ALGONA ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER s, 1955 VOL. 92 - NO. 34 Wool Producers Vote For National Promotion Project LONE ROCK NEWS By Mrs Clarence Kraft Mr and Mrs Leslie Johnson and Sue Ann were guests Sunday evening at the E. P. Wurnkey home in Emmetsburg. Mr and Mrs Frank Dreyer and family attended a Dau reunion at Whittemore Sunday. Monday Frank Dreyer, Mr and Mrs Reuben Luedtke, Mr and Mrs Everett Dreyer attended the funeral of an uncle. Etnil Dreyer at Charles City. Mrs J. W. Campbell of Decatur. 111., sister of Mrs Leo Schmidt, arrived Saturday at the Schmidt home for a visit. Sunday Mr ana Mrs Schmidt and Mrs Campbell, Mr G. Kracht visited in Ricevill-i with the Ray Kracht family. Mr and Mrs Lawrence Dittmer and family, Mr and Mrs \Vm. Schrader and Wunda, Mr and Mrs Leonard Dittmer and family and Janice Bjustrom were Sunday dinner guests at the Arrie Dittmer home in honor of Watson Dittrners of Brookings, S. D. ana the Ed Dittrners of Volga, S. D., who are visiting here. A number of families attended the picnic dinner at the Presbyterian camp at Okoboji Sunday. Rev. and Mrs W'hitehouse and daughter, Betty, former pastor at Lone Rock, joined the group. Mr and Mrs Henry Junkmann of Bradgate were Tuesday even- j ing visitors at the H. A. Holmgren home. Mr and Mrs O. K. Ulrikson of Canton, S. D. spent Friday and Saturday with the Holmgrens. The Holmgrens ana Ulriksons have spent the last four winters in Fulton, Texas together. Mr and Mrs Eugene Newell of Sioux City were guests from Thursday till Saturday at Herschel- Hartmans. Mr and Mrs Leo Ramus and family, Mr and Mrs Merwin Marlow and Kern spent Sunday in Mr & Mrs Jerry Beamish Pictured above are Mr and Mrs Jerry Beamish who were uniied in marriage in a candlelight ceremony on Sunday, August 21, at the Methodist church in Algona. The double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. Harry Whyte. The bride, the former Maria Oakland, daughter of Mr and Mrs A. B. Oakland of Algona. is a 1952 graduate of Algona High School. The groom, son of Mr and Mrs Raymond Beamish of Algona, also a 1952 graduate of Algona High School, is a senior aeronautical engineering student at Iowa State College, Ames, where the couple will make their home. (Photo by Nels Isaacson) Des Moines at the fair and also visited the Ed. Moores. Mr and Mrs Art Person, Mr and Mrs Wallace Hawcott attended the State Fair at Des Moines Sunday afternoon and in the evening attended the reception for Capt. and Mrs Harold Fischer Jr. Mr and Mrs Jack Marlow and sons of Albuquerque. N. M., are here visiting friends and relatives. Mr and Mrs George Harms and family of Redfield, S. D., Mrs Clara Marlow of Burt, Don Marlow were supper guests Thursday evening at the Erich Seege- barth home. County Favors Project By 79-36 Ballot A promotion program for wool and lamb was approved hy wool producers of the nation in a referendum which ended in all states on August 19, it hns been reported here by Virgil L. Rohlf, manager of the Kossuth county ASC committee. The plan was approved in 41 states by big majorities which more than offset the failure of the proposition to receive the required majority in seven states'. Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, New Mexico. Oklahoma. Pennsylvania and Texas did not give the required majority but their producers will participate in the program the same as those of other states sinct the proposal was nationwide in scope. Ln the nation as a whole, producers owning 9,127,059 sheep voted in favor of the promotion program while owners of 3,517.680 sheep voted against it. This meant that owners of 72.2 percent of the sheep involved were in favor. For approval, the proposition had to be favored by owners of over two-thirds of the sheep involved. , In Iowa, the vote was 2,922 producers owning 190,904 sheep for the program and 1,689 owners having 108,793 sheep against. From the standpoint of number of sheep, those owning 63.7 percent were in favor of the program. In Kossuth county, the vote was 79 producers owning 3,164 sheep for the program and 36 owners having 912 sheep against. The plan which was approved by the referendum stems from the National Wool Act of 1954 and provides for advertising, pro* moling and developing related market activities for wool and lamb. The plan will be financed by deductions from payments under the wool incentive program. ELCO IMAOt MAN* REGISTERED Cooperatives Make Savings For You Many of your neighbors know the value of cooperative membtrfhip. They get to share in the savings of the cooperatives they do businesf with. 1 FELCO members profit two ways: I—they share in the eooperativt lavings; and 2—they get top production from their livestock and ppultry with FELCO feeds. Stop in this week, and learn about the double advantages of becoming i FELCO member. You get the best feed you can buy; and yoM shart in thf Cooperative savings. How can you lose on a deal like that? Stop in today. Let's talk about it! * The Farmers Elevator. Bod« Farmers Cooperative Elevator Co., Swea Ciiy Farmers Coop*r«iivt Society, Wesley Burt Coop«rariv» Elevator, Burt Lone Rock Cooperative El«v»lor Co., Lone Rock West Bend Etovgior Co., W«t B»nd Fenton Cooperative El«v*ior Co., F*alon Whittemore Cooperative El»v»tor, * 'DO BUSINESS WITH YOURSELF'