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Mason City, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 5, 1949
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Countryside By Albert and Susan Kiscle Blue Earth, Minn A few weeks ago we made mention in this column of the very rare -tablecloth cloud." Since then we have had several letters from leaders te ling us ot having seen such clouds during their lifetime her- l o ih- V ? ,^° , ncver secn a "tablecloth Hond" or one which Inni.^V" 1 ^ hliC a » d , strai 2 hl '"-'"'ss a mountain top and in hor-- zonl<j| formation. Perhaps sve-*-— — . never would. But just yesterday we had a most unusual experience. Coming home from town 2 days before Christmas at about midnight we came upon an atmospheric condition which we could not exactly describe or understand. It did not seem to be fog. It was not in motion or diffuse or fragmentary as fogs in the midwest some times are. Instead it seemed more like lowlying clouds such as one encounters in the Appalachian mountains. •» * x The unusual and almost unbelievable feature of this formation was its striking resemblance to the famous "tablecloth" cloud. The whole family was along and all of us marvelled at its beauty. We encountered it about half way home from Blue Earth und our car passed under a floor of thin while cloud; it was stretched tight and straight as if laid upon 8 table. Underneath and above this horizontal stretch of cloud the strange Mr. FARMER! Why gamble with poor sires when outstanding sires are available by artificial breeding? Cull Forest G rover Technician Cerro Gordo and Worth Counties Phone Plymouth 404 Plymouth, Iowa CERRO GORDO BREEDER'S CO-OP. • Holstcin • Brown Swiss • M. Shorthorn • Guernsey • Jersey « Ayshire night was clear and there was no cloudiness. This condition continued in broken stretches for about 3 miles. It was one of the most awesome spectacles we have ever seen. Something almost holy, something reminding us of tablecloths and white liner, sheets, of altar cloths •ind biblical garments, of the sym- bolTc whiteness of the human soul itself. The fact that the lowly pumpkin has in recent weeks made newspaper headlines has again caused us to dig into Susan's cookbooks to see how the pumpkin fares there. We find that the pumpkin receives very little notice from our nation's cooks. Pumpkin pies, yes, but even here the recipes are usually short as for example in "The New American Cookbook:" PUMPKIN PIE •J egs, :! cups sugar, 3 pints of milk. ! cup strained pumpkin. 1 teaspoon ginger, 4 teaspoons cinnamon This is enough for two pies. It will be seen that the above recipe is not only short and curt but also derogatory, in its implication that two pies are all that one family could possibly eat. Why, two pumpkin pies arc not even worth starting with! Here is our own recipe tor pumpkin pie. In September go out in the cornfield and select a good sound pumpkin. Slip a pie pan under it. lu the spring of the year return lo the spot. You will find that the frost-killed pumpkin has collapsed and lies flat in the pie pan. Carefully convey pan and contents home, put in the oven and bake. When a pumpkin has attained its size but is still green, take a nail or anything with a sharp point and scratch a picture on it or if you prefer write something. The wounds will heal over and leave attractively filligreed scars buy all my farm needs at BOOMHOWER and SAVE MONEY • Barn Forks • Scoop Shovels • Single and Double Ax • Barn Door Track • Strap and T Hinges • Electric Chick Fountains • Oil Burning Tank Heaters Plus a Complete Line of All Needs to Keep Your Buildings in Repair. d5oomkower Hardware DON 1 ? BE A "STICK No more shoveling, no more pushing, no more inconvenience for smart drivers who "beat the weather " with made - for - winter Pennsylvania V. C. Cleat tires. Hundreds o£ sharp-edged cups, embedded in husky cleat bars give you traction when you need it. Drive in and get yours today. TUBES 25 No oidinar? trr-nd, U d«o Uk* hold in «of(. hmmry V. C. Cl««l lir»« »T« m«d« lo 1 a <i*«pef. hi<J0« T bit* °' "now, uiH or mud. Hon Nil Hint l.'ith and No. Krd. Cory &. lllll Motors 1GU> So. Fed. Sid 3\v<msoii Helmnnri Crrll Carr Floyd rilff Harrington Mnna Clarrnrr r»rjp*r • orkford AT MASON CITY DEALERS ni-r Tosrl in-; :ircl N. K. f'.riiift Andrrsoii :ll. r , so. Louisiana Al)JACi:XT TOWNS Don Johnson Clc-tr I.aks Hill Dr.ike (inrncr Frank Srlman Nashua Itobrrt .1. .larobsnn Riill.inil Hrrkjnrdon Bro«. !WI E. SUle Kilns Super Service Fertile r.lmer Mostrom KonscU n»h Dancliff Nora Sprint* Clinton Oats and Hawkeye Beans Offered \ The Corro Gorrln county crop| committee has met and allotted! Hawkeye- soybeans lo those who h;ui inado application. There were! 83 applications for Hawkeye beans I and If) for improved Clinton oats.! There is j-tiU a Quantity of thcj beans and oats available fm- distri-', bution. Foi- this re;,sun tho com- • mil tee extended the deadline to Feb. 1 fur making further apnlira- I tions for tlie remainder of ihoj beans and oats. Any fanner interested in procuring some of these; improved seeds should call at the! county extension office. 211 Post-j office building, or write to Marion E. Olson, county extension dir- odor, who is secretary of the prop committee. The price for Hawkeye beans has been set at $4.22 a bushel for blue tas certified seed. S3.97 a bushel for red Inc certified seed | a rif! :>o.-?7 for cor! if led seed. I The improved Clinton oats arc I nriced a( not to exceed SI.87 per bushel. The above prices were agreed upon by the farmers and established by the state crop committee before the stale allotted the seeds to the growers, according to the county extension director. The members of the Cerro Gordo county committee are Earl M, Dean, president of the Cevro Gordo County Farm Bureau, chairman: Lynn Spoils, president of (he Cerro Gordo County Farmers Union; .1. Hugh Braby, supervisor Farmers Home demonstration: Lylo Abrahamsoii. vocational agricultural instructor at Plymouth; Louis Latiterbach, vocalionnl agriculture instructor at Ventura, and the county extension director. Jan. 10 Deadline for Filing Report on ACP Practices Elmer W. Knuisc, chairman of I Die Cerro Gordo county agricul- hire conservation committee, .said < Tuesday that fanners should keep : in mind tho deadline for filing re- l ports of ACP practices preformed on their farms in Ifl48 in order to be eligible for ACP assistance payments. ! There are '2 items to comply j with: (1) That all practices must I have been completed before Dec. ' 31. 1948; (2;) that the signed re-i port of that performance be filed j in the AAA office on or before i Jan 10. 1949. Krausc urged all farmers to give this their immediate attention and to call at the county office before the deadline date of Jan. 10 in order to file their report on time .Ian. •!. 1949 Mason I'ily tllouf-C.aifllf . 13 Mason City, In. i to be eligible to receive any payment that might have been earned I by practice performances. ! It is estimated that U. S. automobiles totaled Ml) biiiion passenger miles jn 1947, . . . Globe.Gnzetlc Pliolo which will give the picture or message an appearance of natural growth. We first learned, about this novelty one autumn when we visited at a monastery where an artistic monk had scratched a holy picture on a pumpkin. * -s- -x\Ve had our first lighted Christmas tree this year. Susan declared that for once she was going to have her say about the decorations. She specified white lights. And she got them. The rest of us were skeptical about the effect, but not after we saw the lighted tree for the first time on Christmas Eve. It was beautiful and artistic and appropriate. Anything pertaining to the writing craft is welcome at our house. The boys were very practical in their gift-giving this year, and Albert and I are the grateful recipients of typewriter ribbons, typewriter paper, pencils and erasers, card indexes and. most mportant of all. the latest book on how and where to sell manuscripts. Now if one of the boys would offer to help us with typing or do a bit of secretarial work for us, everything would be fine! ;5-lN-l ICGG—The picture shows 4 eggs, :i being inside the 1 shell. Alongside is an average .size egg. The big one- came from the Herman Beenken i'arm, G miles east of Mason City, weighs 7 ounces and is 10'-j by 8'/ ( . inches in circumi'erence. It was given Globe-Gazette by Jack Willemssen, Portland. Inside the big shell were 2 yolks ; MASON CITY RENDERING CO. PHONE 1096 Col) Us for Prompt Removal ot All Dead Stock We Pay All Phone Charges License No. 42 Depr. ot Agriculture complete; with shell, slightly less than average si/.o. to the and one The dog probably was Hie first animal to be domesticated by man and it happened so long ago that the dog's origin is rather obscure. However, the most important ancestor of the modern dog seems to have been the wolf. PHIL R. SHEIMO AUCTIONEER FERTILE, IOWA PHONE 649 SELL US YOUR HIDES & FURS Also Your . . . Scrap Iron & Metal CARL STEIN Ph. 470 111 6th S. W. 7 Types of Labor Share Lease Made Two major .situations iu'c: recognized in using a labor share lease, Marion E. Olson, county extension director, pointed out this week. In one case the owner retains title to ;il! of (he operating capital and in the other, the operator gradually acquires title to a part or all of the operating capital. He said that 7 major typos of labor share leases have been developed by I. W. Arthur, extension farm economist at Iowa State college, to {'it the conditions where owner and operator i'arm in varying degrees of partnership. These leases are available at the county extension office or by writing to I. W. Arthur, Iowa State College, Ames. In the first situation, the younger man works for wages and has in addition an incentive pay plan. It gives him a certain amount of the income from the sale o!' certain crops and livestock. Inventory Replaced Another plan provides that upon termination of the lease, the tenant simply replaces the opening inventory in bushels of grain, tons of food and head of livestock. In another arrangement, (.he owner retains title to a herd of high producing milk cows or other breeding stock. The owner pays the operator one-half of the value of a heifer entering the herd and in that way keeps title to the herd. One type of lease put,s all income and operating expenses through a farm bank account. The sharing of: income is in proportion to contributions made. Under the 2nd major classification, that where the younger man requires interest in operating capital, the extension director cites the .stock share lease, operator- owner lease and the corporation. Risk High Now Under a stock share lease, the young operator may give his promissory note in payment for one- half of the livestock and equipment. This is a common type of lease but present high costs under this plan represent a hazard which many young men do not want to risk. Mr. Olson points out. The operator-owner lease provides several alternative arrangements. Most plans specify the per cent of returns going,to the owner of a full3 r equipped and stocked farm that teams up with a younger man who in return for his labor gets a share of the proceeds and breeding stock. The corporation arrangement is used in several cases where large farming enterprises are organized under the corporate Imvs of the state. Such a plan requires detailed study and planning, Mr. Olson sa vs. CERRO GORDO FARM BUREAU President i£arl M. Uean, M. C., Rl. 3 Vice Prcs Mclvin Ha wife, Sheffie'j ' Secretary, Leigh R. Curran, M. C., Rt. 3 Treasurer Wayne Wolford. Clear Lake BOARD OF DIRECTORS Gram Wilbur Meckslroth, Clear Lake Lincoln Willard S D'ulghum Jr Mason City, Route 1 Lime Creek, L. Fairbanks, M. C., lit. » Falls Paul H. Mat/.en, M. C.. Rt. 2 Clear Lake Twp., Richard Ax, Ventura Lake C. II. Sears. Mason City. Rt. 1 Mason .. . . Floyd Hockaday, M. C., Rt. 1 Portland .... Edw. G. DeGraw, Rockford Union Amos Brekke. Clear Lake Mt. Vernon, Glen Amosson, Clear Lake Bath Ray Harris, Rockwell Owen ...... .. Roy Sharp. Rockford Grimes . Adolpli Anderson. Thornton Pleasant Valley, Don J. Vail, Sheffield Gcncseo ., Glen Roben, Sheffield Dougherty Wallet Bochljc. Dougherty FAMILY LIVING COMMITTEE County Chairman . . Mrs. Melvin Evan* Mason City, Route 1 Vice Chairman . Mrs. Charles Wagner Mason City. Route 3 Secretary . . Mrs. A K. Caretent Burchinnl Library Chairman .. Mrs. Lloyd Bartlett Mason City, Route 2 Health Chairman . . Mis. Waller Conn Burchina) School Chairman ... Mrs. Elmer Thrams Mason City, Route 1 Music Chairman . Mrs. E;irl M Dean Mason City, Route 3 tnt Relations Chairman Mrs. Roy Bast Clear Lake Falls . . Mrs. Richard Glaus, Plymouth Lime Creek Mrs. IValler Benjegerdcs, M. C., Rt. Lincoln. Mrs. Haznr Hall, Clear Lake Grant, Mrs. Casey Prestholt, Clear Lake Clear Lake Mrs Ed Rrlckson Clear Lake Lake. Mrs. Ben Skadcland, Clear Lake Mason Mrs. Floyd Hocfcaday Mason City, RL 1 Portland, Mrs Lee Behne, Nora Springs Oiven Mrs. Charles Wagner Mason City, Route 3 Bath . . . Mrs. Hay Harris, Rockwell Union . Mrs. Edwin Zook, Clear Lake Mt. Vernon ... .. . Mrs. Carl Bartlett Burchina) Grimes ..... Mrs. Adolph Anderson Thornton Pleasant Valley Mrs. Carrol Rice Geneseo ... Airs. Frank Kirlc, Rockwcl Dougherty Mrs. E. G. Dougherty Dougherty Farm Scene One of North Iowa and southern Minnesota's outstanding pro- iucers in 1948 undoubtedly was 3. C. Hanson of Union township n Mitchell county. His record includes 120 carloads of cabbage, 5,000 bushels of Sebago potatoes, 70 acres of Pioneer corn, plus Clinton oats and soybeans. On the Mitchell county farm he lad one 30 acre field of corn which was tiled in 1947 and planted to corn in 1948, producing an average of 85 bushels to the acre. In addition lo Die Iowa farm lie ins 80 acrej in Freeborn county, Minn., \vhere he grows vegetables. He uses modern methods and ma- •hincry throughout his operations. His neighbors think Hansen was one of those who did more than his share to help make 1948 the outstanding year in the production of food to feed the world. SEE THE SILVE KING Aff-Porpose TRACTOR FARM BUREAU EXCHANGE FOR SALE Extra good young Shorthorn bulls, purebred & grade. Ernest Katz, Mason City, Rt. 1, Phone 915-J11. Extracted honey. Richard Dean, Rt. 3, Ph. 9F22. 1935 Dodge. Nels M. Hansen, lG26t N. Penn. Call afternoons. 48-52 R International combine, complete with motor pickup. Scour Kleen. Perfection milker, 2 single units, or will sell units separate. LeRoy Miller. 2, mi. N. Clear Lake, creamery road. For your fertilizer needs see Ed Mathre, Rt. 3,.Ph. 429J4. Serum is available for Farm Bureau members at HyCross hatchery, city limits south of Mason City, highway 65. . . . dependable in the field '. . . maneuverafale on hauling jobs This rugged SlfVER KING has plenty of smooth, dependable power ready (or oil sorts of work anyplace on the farm . . . easy to operate . . . low on gas. You get safely brakes, finger-lip tittering, side and rear power folce- off, "multi-range" governor, speeds up to 20 m.p.h. Come in, see for yourself! ADAMS FARM EQUIP. CO. .ATSTIN. MINN. Warns Sows Need Balanced Feed to Save More Pigs Iowa hog feeders were urged Tuesday to profit this winter from ri lesson learned n year ago when corn was relatively scarce. The Feed Institute said the use of balanced supplements during the winter of 1947-48 to augment corn rations for i>rood sows was a major reason for a large increase in the number of pigs saved per litter during 1948. Now with plenty of corn available there is danger that the gain in pigs saved will be lost in 1949. Recent figures from the Iowa j crop and livestock reporting service were cited, showing that (lie j number ol pigs snvcd per litter j was (>.(i4 in Ihc spring and (>.(>() in the tall crop of 1948, compared i witli 0.13 in the spring and 0,27 in the fall of 1947. the 1948 spring i figure was the highest in history, j •'More favorable weather, better management and above all more scientific feeding practices : contributed to the greater number \of pigs saved per liller in 1948." the institute declared. | ''In the winter of 194(>-47. an abundance of corn war, available, • resulting in too much corn being j fed during the gestation period I without sufficient supplements for a balanced ration. "However, in the winter ol' 1947-48, there was a shortage of corn, bringing about more universal feeding of supplements and complete hog feeds. Thus, more brood sows wore fed a balanced ration during the critical gestation period." Livestock AUCTION THURSDAY, JAN. 6 GARNER, IOWA (Sale Starts Promptly at 1 P. M.) 400 — CATTLE — 400 We expect to have for this week's sale: 150 Montana and North Dakota Hereford and shorthorn steers of various weights. The balance of our run will be natives of all weights, breeds, and classes. There will be buyers here for any and all kinds of livestock you have to sell and you are assured of its full market value. "We iiad another good boar sale last week with good boars bringing from §75.00 to §120.00. There will also be a good demand for good breeding boars in this week's sale. These boars will not continue to sell at this price for long. Fat lambs brought up lo $24.10 cwt.; feeder Iambs up to S2:;.7o. We have a good market here each week for those work and killer horses. Send yours in. GARNER SALES Co. THE GENUINE PRESSURE COOKERS for All Your Farm Canning Needs Mode! AR-25 holds 17 pint or 10 quart tin cans, or 9 pint or 7 quart glass jars. $« IV^ As Illustrated Jl^ Also Model AR-1525 holds 15 quarts $23.90 • Tin Can Covers • Burpee Sealers • And All Other Canning Needs! YOU BUY THE BEST WHEN YOU BUY «C& US PAT OFF We have several bodies in stock at a special price while they last. Come in today and let ns show you these M i d West boxes. 20 E. State Phone 17 AUTHORIZED SALES AND SERVICE CENTRAL AUTO ELECTRIC CO. 25 First St. S. W. Phone 143 FARMING BUSINESS It's our job lo help make farm work easier and belter paying. That means doing a lot more than just selling tractors and implements; it means that we must make farming our business, loo. That's why we like to spend as much of our time as we can out visiting our farmer friends. That's how wo learn why and how one farm is different from another ... and see how the many different problems can be licked. If we haven't been around to see you lately, we're hoping to do it soon. We'd like to get better acquainted . . . both with you and your farm. The better wo know you, the better we'll be able to serve you. Meanwhile, next time you're in town, drop in and see us. Lots of folks do. You']] be welcome. We »rc hcad<|U;irtcrs for Forrt Tractors, Dcarhnrn Farm Equipment and genuine Ford Trnctor and Dearborn Implement parts. Call on us any time Tor prompt, c/Krirnt traclorand Implement.service. DEARBORN ' MOLDBOARD PLOW Think! No wheels, axles, levers, springs, tongues or clutches! Anil how it plows! Quickly attached to Ford Tractor, lifts and lowers by Hydraulic Touch Control; uniform depth easily maintained. Different bottoms available for different soils. We say it's the plow for you . . . we'll prove III BAHR IMPLEMENT CO. 18 7th St. S. E. Phone 273 Mason City, Iowa Hphf 1ft* rVurhorrt Motor* CorrMX*Hn» TRACTOR

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