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——-^••".~^-w^,^^^t, 1 ^ an ^^» J n gmg »^i., JL ,i,, t a^jinjmjn W it t i^ii.iiniiBin HI«a»»>»IM»WH»L»3eMMft^««(«MH«BHgM|pHMMg»B»MB MUSIC WHICH WAS strictly, group accop's bookings under Lester Tope, Mrs. Don Sieck, out of this world was presented lno name of tho Smilhfield Mrs. Dale Roberts, Mrs. Donald by Jhe group of women pictured Tow . nshi P Kitchen Kuties. Left Dean, Mrs. Raymond Calhoun. i . ., . _ _ 1° right in the picture, they are: ! aocvc B t the recent Farm Bu- Mrs . Leroy Henniges/ Mr ./ Roy The pianist, Mrs. Isaac Paul, is roau new member banquet. The Potter, Mrs. Arnold Paul, Mrs.! not shown in the picture. School of instruction is held For Members of Eastern Star MAYNARD — The Maynard chapter No. 103 of the Order of Kasti.Tn Star held its school of instruction at the Masonic Templf Saturday afternoon and evening, April 8, with Mrs. M. O. Po-;I;in:l, New Hampton, as the instructor. Mrs. Dorothy Irwin, Oehvoin, was the marshal! pro tern for both meetings. At the close of the afternoon session the group was served a 5:30 dinner at the United Presbyterian church by members of the Deborah guild of its Helping Hand Society. Mrs. Harold Ensign, worthy matron, opened the evening mooting with a welcome to all. As tho district instructor was conducted to tbi East by Mrs. Chester Cumberland and she walked through a garden of flowers presented by the star points, Mrs. Glen Mitticstadt, Mrs. Lester Schmitt, Mrs. Melvin Graf, Mrs. Clyde Renfrew and Mrs. Claude King, while Mrs. Harvey Baker sang "April Showers". Others presented at the meeting were Alvin Flint, worthy patron of the Nashua chapter and past grand patron of Iowa, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Schoof, worthy patron and worthy matron of the Waverly chapter,! and Mrs. Gordon Sanford, worthy matron of the Oelwein chapter. Following the initiation of the courtesy candidate, Mrs. Wayne P. Truesdell and Mrs. Victor Iloth, Mrs. Dosland thanked the chapter for the garden flowers and told of her garden of thoughts. She also told of the projects for the year and announced that the general grand chapter of the O. E. S. would be held at Miami Beach, Fla., Nov. 5-9. Mrs. Ensign thanked the mar;:hall pro tern, the courtesy candidates and all who helped with the meetings. The collection taken at the close will be sent to help complete the decorating and furnishing of the dining room and with other improvements at the Eastern Star Home at Boone. The evening refreshments were served at a table covered with an aqua cloth and decorated with aqua' candles and yellow flowers with Mrs. Earl Foss pouring. On the other tables were open Bibles made of styrofoam, white candles and yellow flowers. The •serving committee was made up by Mrs. Wayne Thompson, Mrs. Charles Werden and Mrs. Foss. Representatives of the Oelwein and New Hampton chapters were present at both meetings and those at the evening meeting were from Waverly, Arlington and Nashua. Board of trustees Meet to plan for Better Upper Iowa The annual spring meeting of the Board of Trustees of Upper Iowa University was held on April 8, in the Colgrave-Walker building. A noon luncheon, which was held in the Porter dining room, proceeded the business meeting. Judge W. H. Antes, chairman of the board, presided, as the beard voted to approve the proposed budget for the 1961-62 school year. The amount of $889,395 shows an increase of §130,000 over the current budget. Tentative approval was expressed by the board for the construction of a new science building and field house. Further considerations will be made after the fund-raising question has been discussed. Approval also was given by the board for the promotion of five of U. I. U's faculty members, effective for the fall torm. Those granted the associate professorship are: Keith Himmel, George Horton Jr., and Charles Jones. Wendell Bradley and Gary Wittlich arc to become assistant professors. Wives of the board members adjourned to the home of Mrs. Eugene Garbee, and she later led the group on a tour through the new addition of the Henderson library. maintain their l!)f)!)-(iO average acreage of conserving and idle land on the farm in 1961 to be eligible for 19G1 price support on soybeans. Department officials pointed out that this requirement is aimed at insuring that additional rrybean production will be on acreage that has been used for crops in abundant supply such as wheat, corn, grain sorghum, and other feed crops rather than from land now in conserving uses or idle. The Department wants to a- voici increasing soybean acreage at the expense of acreage now u n d e r conservation practices. Price supports on the 19(il soybean cir:p have been increased to insure an adequate supply and to help meet anticipated needs for this important oil crop. The national average support price for 1961-crop soybeans will be $2.30 per bushel or 45 cents more than for the 1960 crop. the rate of a pom, 3 of cr-jin fui three p.unds of l<ji."t. He m.ukeu- his birds through i < •.•„ ;-n-:it;-0 poultry processiiu. j.l.ni! His turkey f'qm;.!"- n' r.,n ; ' of a now 80 x 'J.Mti !; p,,|. landing which he h' pi", ;., ! u ; ;,l automatic fender .Mid •:. ,it. 11 is. manure loader aii'l MT;I|H:. and a one antl on< -h--ir i in ,v,;.»i r wagon fir I'eodin > K-Ki-'ir. ;n vestment in c<|Uipi'!im, irod ;,n,| poults on Jan. 1 v..i ,v|,-l7.i. ,, crriMdc'rable purl n n; v. linn he i, riMWf"! from In t.itm \ at hvr per-cent interest Robert's first \ i ,n ni a . up, r- visecl farming junnr.ii, c..i: \..\- cd of a sow and iitlcr I) -,<• tn m, successful i '.;>'•; ii n.•>• \vi'.h turkey farmim:. . <• n i . ..pn i • to speciali/.o in ini i n'fi pi r r. He has prosper .,| imaiiiH; a partnership with In- iai.aT upon graduation from hi;'a ..<-h. ni. Hi.; f;;ther now has fiO.niii) p<i;iit-. Robert was a moml.or of his chapter's parliamentary pin-rd- urc team rankin;: a :;»!•! .v.vanl in the sub-dish a•:. Hi n ;-nnl al.i> includes sri virr ,n five chapter commilti r . 1 Ir i-; a member of tiie \\V. t Central football and track tram.; and belongs to the youth group of the Iv I". II church near We.-H;ato. The three other boy.; from the West Central chapter who entered contests at the annual state convention were Richard Decker who received a silver award in dairy farming, Dean Rueber who received a bron/e award in beef farming, and Jim Barteis who received a silver award in soil and water management. These four boys and their advisor, William A. Stephens, were on the radio from WHO at (i:-ir> a.m. Monday, Apr. 17. T-.'nd-t C'ulligan. .Mi.-. Storm and Mrs. Ingels v.vre the judges for the Better i: o.ii.iini; contest. Judy Langerman was clvrsen as the senior ''••'' i (In; mod Girl and Janice S'aimard as the junior Better ii'r.ininc.l Girl. Both girls will i'<i;i>p..'to with other girls from <:.!• oiinty m Rally Day. \\-~.\\y Try will be held May 6 ..I !he M.-.ynard Community Hall. 'i'.ie ;o:l; : hould wear their uni- I rm:; u possible. All mothers : i • invited to attend. Jam en Dilly gave a demon.'ration on low to make deviled '"U'.s. egg-salad sandwiches and u.-tanl. Linda Culligan gave a d> m Miration on Baking Powder Biscuits. Darla McBride !;..•.'• a talk en cereals and Mary Clark talked on the value of a }l • :l breakfast. The next meeting will be held ."!.v K) with Barbara and Bonn;,' Boiilton as hostesses. Sharon Ah will give a talk on snacks. Linda King and Linda Niles will uivr a demonstration on cakes. Shan n Thyer will give a demonstration on pie and Carol Wagner will demonstrate cookies. Darla McBride and Mary Clark will be in charge of recreation. parts of water is deadly to both valve doesn't seat properly, the animals and man. hose may act as a siphon, suck- These chemicals unially got in- ing water and toxic chemicals to the drinking supply by scop- directly into the well, ing in around the well or through To avoid this, Willrich suggests a non-scaled well cover. A plank keeping the bore out cf the tank, well cover is especially danger- There should be at least an .inch ous, says Willrich. • between the nozzle and the over- Construct a tight well and keep flow level of the tank, these chemicals away from the Wilirich also warns against us- well, Willrich suggests. Don't ing any arsenic compounds to wash out sprayer tanks where kill pond weeds. These com- the chemicals get into the soil p.iunds are toxic and often fatal and seep into the well. to livestock. Back siphonage may also con- In many instances, sickness or laminate the supply. Willrich death is the only way to tell says this may happen if a garden whether water is contaminated. hose, being used to fill a spray- or tank, is dangled sr> the water- chemical combination covers the nozzle. If a faucet leaks and a check- SELL YOUR DON'T WANTS WITH LEADER WANT ADS Worthy Winners meet The April meeting of the Westfield Worthy Winners 4-11 club was held at the Farm Bureau building Saturday. April ii. Hostesses were Janoen Dillv and Chemicals intensify Well water problem Use of insecticides and herbici- i ides, fungicides and fertilizers can introduce toxic chemicals into water systems, says Agricultu- raal Engineer Ted Willrich of Iowa State university. Some chemical compounds are more potent and are being used' more frequently. For example, flics developed an immunity to DDT, so potencies were increased in order to kill the flies. These more powerful chemicals are not only killing in- .sects, but causing danger to animals and man when introduced to their drinking water. Willrich says water containing 15 parts of Endrin per million WE HAVE PARTS & SERVICE For All Kinds Of VACUUM CLEANERS ^ Kirby Home Renovation *" Phone 118 — Fayette Phone 364 — West Union Soybean price support Requirement is explained The Fayette County ASC office reported this week that the United States Department of Agriculture has announced that the producers will be required to Maynard youth wins F.F.A. poultry contest MAYNARD — Robert L. Stohr, member of the West Central chapter of the Future Farmers of America, Maynard, was the winner of the Iowa F. F. A. Poultry Farming contest conferred at the 33rd annual convention of the Iowa association F. F. A. at Council Bluffs, Apr. 14-15. This honi^r jncluclos a $25 award from the National F. F. A. Foundation. Robert, 17, will be graduated from the West Central high school this year. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Stohr, who farm west of Westgate. On Jan. 1 he had 7500 poults. Besides caring for these he has rented 60 acres for corn and 40 acres for oats. Last year he raised 5,000 turkeys from which he had a labor income of $1,500. His management practices include careful selection of poults; strict sanitation in housing; clean dry bedding; proper ventilation; plenty of clean fresh water with periodic medication; adequata feeder space; debeaking; cleaning buildings with hot lye water; and disinfectant spraying. When his birds were on range they were fenced with woven wire topped with an electric wire and gas flares at night. He moved the range each week to protect 'the pasture. Robert aold last year's turkeys at an average weight of 14 pounds. These were produced at YOU LL SEE YOUR DOLLARS GROW IF YOU USE OUR AGRICULTURAL LIME ON YOUR FIELD BEFORE PLANTING OrJor Your CruaJiod .RocJc ToJ*y For Those Soft Spots In Your Drive Or Your Parking Area. PEOPLE MAKE IOWA GREAT ... the transport worker Iowa can truly say "hats otf" to her thousands of workers in the transport industry. These men, both in highway and railway transport, are helping make our state one of the great crossroads of commerce for the nation . . . biingi-^ millions more income to be spent here in Iowa. In calculating this increased income, we can count on the brewing industry for nearly $7 million per year in Iowa transportation costs alone. This includes more than $3,460,000.00 lor railway and truck transport in Iowa, and over $3,170,000.00 for local trucking from wholesalers to retailers. This means more- jobs for lowans, more business for Iowa . . . another instance of how . . . the Brewing Industry contributes to Iowa's growth POLE BUILDINGS General Purpose Pole Barn 52' x 52' AS LITTLE AS $55.75 Per Month LET US SHOW YOU WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER IN THE WAY OF MONEY MAKING BUILDINGS TO IMPROVE YOUR FARM. Spahn & Rose Lbr. Co. "ONE PIECE OR A CARLOAD" ~ John Fuller, Mgr. Phone 47 — Maynard, Iowa Grand Opening Sat. & Sun., May 6-7 THE NEW ??? Cafe Help Name Our NEW CAFE Bring or Send your suggestions to the G and B Cafe Names must be submitted by 7 p. m., Monday, April 24 PRIZES — 4 GRAND PRIZES — Dresser Set — 3 pieca metal set, gold finished trim. beveled mirror, nylon brush and comb. Lazy Susan — 16!i in- diameter. 3 side dishes and center divider. Men's Manicure Set — Cowhide case, 5 nickel finished implements. Visor Valet — Kickock cowhide. Compartment* for cigareis, coins, sun glasses, pen and map. PARTY ROOM IN OUR NEW ? ? ? CAFE This room will be available after Sunday, May 7 for bridge parties, meetings, etc., from 2 to 4 p. m. each day, for the small charge of $3. Other hours may be arranged by calling 60 for reservations. G&BCafe First Door South Of Our Former Locution 4 — CONSOLATION —•< PRIZES $5 MEAL TICKETS Numerous DOOR PRIZES HIM.!.,! ....... H l| I ' Free Coffee — Both D*y» s^jT" »\ £ ! "