Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 30, 1948 · Page 16
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 16

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Chemical Weed War to Continue on Iowa Crops in '49 Former Goodell Resident Dies Earl Clark, 60, Once Worked on Newspaper Goodell—Earl Clark, GO, former local newspaperman and at one time employed in the postoffice here, died at Charles City Tuesday morning following a long illness. Mr. Clark was born at Goodell Feb. 20, 1888, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Clark. He grew to manhood here and later worked in various Iowa towns in the newspaper business. For several years he had lived at Charles City and was employed at the Oliver plant until his health failed 2 years ago. Surviving are the widow, 2 sons, Robert, of Charles City, and Gerald of Hollywood, Cal., 2 brothers, Ray, who is clerk in a hotel at Spencer and his twin, Eric, who is assistant manager of the Surf at Clear Lake. Funeral services will be held at Charles City Thursday afternoon. AGED WOMAN DIES Stacyville—Funeral services for Miss Kate Lyons, 77, will be held Thursday morning at Our Lady of Carmel church at Lawler. She died Monday at a nursing home after several weeks' illness. She was the youngest of 12 children of Pat and Nancy Lyons of Lawler. A brother, Daniel, lives at the nursing home. There are 7 nieces and nephews. Hospital at Decorah Has Active Year Decorah—Decorah hospital owes ; j its ability to continue at a high rate of efficiency during the past year to the co-operation of the Winneshiek County Graduate Nurses' association and help from Luther college students, according to Miss Nellie McLaren, hospital superintendent. Her annual report of Dec. 1 reveals 2,065 patients were given 19,121 days of hospital care during the year. Included in these figures were 448 babies born and 581 surgical operations. In addition, 9,035 laboratory tests were completed, equal to nearly 28 each day, or more than one every 15 minutes over an 8-hour day. The expenses for 10 months exceeded the entire 1947 expense, and caused an operational cost per patient of $7.73 per day against $6.35 for 1947. A notable addition to the equipment was an electricardiograph at a cost of $896. Trial Tests in '48 Proved OK 12 Million Acres of State Crops Sprayed H. B. HOWELL Despite their great bulk, elephants can pad through the brush as silently as a cat. RRST CHOICE OF MILLIONS WORLD'S LARGEST SELLER AT 104 Army Air Officer on Leave in North Iowa Nashua—Lt. Lester Holmes, who has been in Germany with the army air corps, has arrived home from overseas, where he has been flying supplies to Germany. His wife and 2 children have been at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Otto, north of Nashua. Lt. Holmes, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. LeGrand Holmes of the Colwell vicinity will also make the acquaintance of his 19. new infant son born Dec. 3 Changes in Farm Income Tax Returns Ames—Three major changes in the 1948 income tax rules will affect Iowa farm families, according to H. B. Howell, farm economist at Iowa State college. The new income tax law reduces individual income taxes through percentage reductions and through increased exemptions. It also permits husbands and wives to divide their combined income equally for filing joint tax returns. However, the new legislation, the revenue act of 1948, does not change, in any way, the method of computing net profits, Howell points out. Dividing incomes equally gives farmers and their wives a chance to compute the amount of tax due at lower surtax rates. The divided income may be used only by persons filing joint returns. He thinks that joint returns are usually best Ames—Chemicals were used extensively to control Iowa's weeds this year, according to E. P. Sylvester of Iowa State college, in a statement Wednesday. A conservative estimate indicates that one million acres of corn and 500,000 acres of oats and ilax were sprayed. Sylvester predicts that even more interest will be shown in chemical weed con- • trol in 1949. Pre-emergence spraying, where 2,4-D is applied to the soil before the crop appears above ground, will be recommended only on a trial basis again in 1949. More research is needed before specialists can recommend it generally to farmers. Trials conducted in corn, flax and oats at Kanawha, Crystal Lake and Ames showed that spraying gave good results in 1948 almost without exceptions when properly applied. The tests also showed that some injury to crops can be caused by overdosing. Where 2,4-D injured crops in 1948, Sylvester says it was not applied properly, or was applied in too heavy doses. Sylvester also pointed out that one or 2 new weed-killing chemicals will be available to fanners in small quantities in 1949. One of those is 2,4,5-T which is closely related to 2,4-D in chemical makeup. For most uses it has no advantage over 2,4-D. However, in controlling certain types of brush it is superior to 2,4-D, Sylvester says. It may be used alone as a spray solution, but there is evidence that if it is used in combination with 2,4-D, better kills on some brush will result. Specific recommendations are being formulated now 'for using chemicals to control specific weeds in specific crops. Sylvester indi- E. P. SYLVESTER have other had un- UALITY Mellow Smoothness famous 158 unless th« taxpayers high medical bills or usual expenses. Howell reminds farmers whose business year starts Jan. 1, that hey have until Jan. 15 to file heir returns or an estimate of the ax to be paid. The amount of the estimate must be paid by Jan. 15, f that method of filing is used. Two copies of all of the forms needed may be obtained at a post- office or bank or from the collec- .or of internal revenue. One copy s for the taxpayer to keep for his records, and it's good business to keep a copy of all returns filed, Howell says. 2 Charles City Bank Officials to Retire Charles City — Two executive officers of the Commercial Trust and Saving bank Tuesday announced their plans for retirement at the end of the year. In letters to customers, Carl C. Magdsick, president, and A. M. Hauser, a vice president, announced their intentions to retire, but to continue on the board of directors, "serving in an advisory capacity." Active management of the bank, according to their statement 5ias been assumed gradually by Vice Presidents W. Loren Parr and Marvin P. Marstens. Successors to the retiring officers will be named at the bank's annual meeting Jan. 11. cated that these will be announced soon. HERE and THERE Churches Give to Storeroom Many Articles Listed From Cresco Deanery Cresco — Women of the 6 churches belonging to the Cresco deanery of Catholic churches have made and contributed 774 baby garments to the Pope's storeroom in Rome. Mrs. Paul Barnes, president of the Cresco deanery of the National Council of Catholic Women, reports the number of articles made and contributed as follows: Assumption church, Cresco, 317; St. Joseph's church, Cresco, 22G; Holy Trinity church, Protivin, 123; Holy Cross church, Schley, 53; St. Agnes church, Plymouth Rock, 35; St. Stephen church, Chester, 20. The pope's storeroom is a project by which new baby clothing is made and contributed by women of the Catholic churches in the United States and sent to Pope Pius in Rome. The clothing is distributed to the needy children of Europe, regardless of creed or race, according to Mrs. Barnes. Oliver Union to Fight UAW Merger Order Charles City—P a u 1 Mathers, president and business agent of Local 115, CIO, United Farm Equipment and Metal Workers, announced Tuesday he would refuse to serve on a state-wide CIO legislative committee set to cooperate with other labor and civic groups during the coming legislative session. His appointment was made Dec. 13, by Ben Henry, Des Moines, CIO regional director, through the Iowa Industrial Union council. Mathers' union has been ordered to merge with the CIO United Auto Workers, but FE-CIO officials have indicated they will fight the merger order. It was issued by the CIO's national executive board of which Henry is Iowa representative. Railroad Man Dies; Last Rites at Manly Manly—Funeral services for Ed Merrick, 60, longtime resident of Manly, will bo held Friday at 2 p. m. at Bride's funeral home. Burial will be at Manly. Mr. Merrick died at a hospital in Mason City early Tuesday following an operation some weeks ago. For many years Mr. Merrick had been a conductor on the Rock Island railroad with headquarters at Manly. He never married. A sister lives in Florida. Dec. 29, 1948 Mason City Olobc-Gaxtlle. M»»on City, U. MOGJEtf k DAVID A WINE Ask for Code No. 737 «, PRODUCT OF LWINE CORPORATION OF AMERICA • CHICAGO BOY'S LEG BROKEN Decorah — Kersten Larson, 9- ear old son of Dr. and Mrs. L. E. .arson, suffered 3 fractures of iones below his left knee while liding. He is in bed at home, his eg is in a cast. In 1945 his left oot was run over by a car and everal bones were broken. 2 North lowans Buy Newspaper Emmetsburg Men Take Shop at Sioux Rapids Eir.meisburg—Ted Whitter and Bob Coffman of the Emmetsburg Publishing company staff have purchased the Sioux Rapids Bulletin-Press, a weekly newspaper at Sioux Rapids. The new owners will take over publication of the paper Jan. 1. Coffman has been in" Sioux Rapids for some time and Whilter will leave for there this week. Whitter has been foreman of the shop at the Emmetsburg Publishing company. Before coming to Emmetsburg he worked for the Newell Mirrov, Storm Lake Pilot Tribune and Register and the Clear Lake Mirror. Coffman came to Emmetsburg last September to be advertising man for the publishing company. Before coming here he had ad selling experieiice in Rockwell City, Fort Dodge and Newton. TYLER-RYAN Pre-lnventory Stock Reduction Sale NOW ON Save On Furniture Rugs — Appliances For Your Home 1 SPECIAL WAR SURPLUS SALE! NOW GOING ON! AT THE B. & O. EXCHANGE WAR SURPLUS STORE BRAND NEW — NAVY CUSHION SOLE White Wool Sox £n 39c pr, LIGHT WEIGHT O. t>. ARMY Wool Sox 10 pr. 9Sc BRAND NEW LEATHER Jackets £« $9.80 Genuine O. D. 100% [Wool Army Blankets $3.92 Brand New $4.90 Army Comforters... ea. $2.94 Brand New Sturdy Foot- Locker $X.86 Fiber O Metal Locker — $7.74 Wool Lined Combat Pr. OVERALLS . $1.96 New Navy White T-SHIRTS 49c GENUINE ARMY Work Shoes ?<%.45 Zi'CV and up Sixes 5Vz to 13 Wool Army SWEATERS Sleeve or Sleeveless $1.96 And $2.45 BRAND NEW HORSEHIDE LEATHER Choppers . . , New Wool Inserts 39c 98c - $1.39 pr. NEW, DOUBLE PALM, QUILTED, FLEECE LINED Regular • • • • 49c Mitten Mittens Swca City—Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Blomster and Patricia left for an 18-day trip through the southwestern states, their first objective being Arizona. Alta Vista—Christmas guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence White and family were Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Kobliska and family, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Ries and family, Mr. and Mrs. Tim Ries and Douglas all of Charles City. Roald Kobliska of San Diego, Calif, and Miss Phyllis Kobliska of Chicago. Joice—Mr. and Mrs. Duane Lee of Clear Lake, formerly of Joice. are the parents of a girl born Christmas day at the Park hospital, Mason City. Chester—Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hainan, Henry Hainan and Mrs. Harry Kiutz attended the funeral of William Hainan at Davenport. Bradford—Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Newton and family of Clinton were guests several days of the former's mother, Mrs. George Newton. Chester—Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Baldwin, and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Alberts and Sue spent the holiday with Mrs. Alta Jones in LeRoy. Alexander—Coach and Mrs. Renaud Rysdam and son Douglas are spending a few days with relatives at Fella. Wesley—The Karl Westergaards and Joe Jarvises and 2 Jarvis children of Ft. Dodge were holiday guests of the Emil Westers. Popejoy—Daniel Streyffeler, a student at Iowa State college is spending the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Streyf- feler. The family is visiting the Ralph Streyfeler family at Hubbard also Mrs. E. Streyffeler, mother of Earl and Ralph, at Cedar Falls. Rockford—Mr. and Mrs. Frank Behne, Janet and Layton of Fenton, and Mr. and Mrs. Merle Nelson, Carol, Donald and Robert, celebrated Christmas at the Earnest Palmer home. Nashua—Mrs. Edna Ashcroft of New Orleans, La., is spending the holidays with her mother, Mrs. Harold Rausch, and brother Harold. Bristow—Guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Murvel DeArmoun this week are their daughter, Mrs. Ralph Allen and children of Cedar Rapids. Alta Vista—Mrs. Phil Daly and son Jim of Chicago were holiday guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Daly. Corwith—Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Toillion and 3 children of Runnells, visited over Christmas with ter parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred 3ush. Hayfield—Mr. and Mrs. Alvin arson and son of Morrison, 111., visited relatives here Christmas day. Goodell—Mr. and Mrs. Everett Sellers, Mary and Carl and Bernard Nolle returned home from a weekend visit with Mrs. Seller's parents at Russell and Mr. Sellers' mother at Chariton. YOUR EYES... THE LIGHT... \ AND THE JOB... REDDY KjLOWATT Yoor Electrk Servool NEW, BROWN JERSEY OR WHITE Canvas Gloves . 25c pr. WOOL O. D. ARMY TROUSERS $2.45 - $3.92 Surplus FELT SHOES.. . Sheepskin FLIGHT BOOTS up O. D. Wool Lined Army MACKINAW $3.50 up B & O EXCHANGE 1312 NORTH FEDERAL DENTIST PRACTICE LIMITED TO PLATE WbRK IB FIRST ST CEDAA R4PIQS SOUTH EAST OESMDINCS MASON CITY SIOUX CITY This is not an ordinary chalk talk, but it does emphasize teamwork and coordination. The goal is better-light-for-better- sight in the schoolroom and at the study desk. Insufficient lighting is one of the chief causes of eyestrain, and many children have their first eyestrain experience during early school years. Suffkient light for study can't cure eye defects, but a small investment in lighting is cheaper than risking damage to precious eyesight. At the study desk, as everywhere else, adequate light permits coordination of the eyes with the seeing job to be done. Here are a few suggestions of proved value: Buy floor and table lamps with diffusing bowls or high quality reflectors. Avoid glare. • Install bulbs of the right size. Avoid extreme contrasts, such as a single light in an otherwise darkened room. • Get shades with light-colored linings . . . shades designed to direct light over a wide area. GAS & ELECTRIC COMPANY

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