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Outdoors - - - By John Andtriof Farm Review and Forecast Game Wardens Receive Praise Shinrock Ass'n. R El'tiNTLY I had tlic unique (.<x- man laim and taking a siiot 'i**)'"'A f||||l| P Ar NOUf perience of hearing! «ic game at any birds within range. :«l|vlll A III llCW wardens being praised by local Jii^" letently one o\cr-cager JJ J*| The new Homeliic chain sav.. hunters for a iol)' uoll done. Here inilkd up beside a (lock of gee.sc IX the stoiv liehind 11 all: ;\»"t>i \vas feeding near the road. ^ou often find a landowner who Without stopping to wonder why^ would ralhcr walch wildlo\vl than •he.'se bird.s didnl tlj. tlus '"'8"'y;. , , . . hu.. .he,., such an indwiduai ,s ^^I.^^^^Z^^^.^'l^^ l^^t^u^;:^!? SI i\lr. (ire.sxman, over in noighbdriuu iin libci atcd thi ee tint .>.ptcimens^ **anau.sky-co. Some yeH,.s ago, Mr.rHjen along ^l"^'';^^^^Ly^' ^^^^^^'^^^^ o olfidal of Gr,.,.sman noticed « Mock o( wild HKlKcnod the ..f^^f.V t V Shinrock F,Ie, «tor Supplv <'anada (Jecse coniini; into one of M -ale .Mr. "^i A.^ Ag nf fo. Homelite hi.s tields to ieed Ht cnioyed H UK ol his tame, pinioned geose^^^, ^ valching the «rrsn so hr decided fret-up on tlio Kiound .sum- Homelite gasoline engine-, tonakethcm welcome by putting moncd the County Game Protcctoi. ^1^^ p^^^.p^, ^^^^^.^.^ ^.^^^ oil. extra (erri and loi bidding an.v Ciene Hogan. hunling on his larm. The gce.^r re .snonded to such treatment by •topping e\er,\- vcai- In o \er-in- cieasing numbers. fnadualtN- ,\lr. Cire^sman became the .lack Miner of .Sandu,sk.\' County, C'oneentratinii Mildfonl in »ny protected area, whether th« refugf be state owned or private, usually mean* better hunting for the surrounding eountryside. Such was the ease wiih the Gressman goose flock. As the big birds traded hack and forth between the farm nnei Sandusky Bay, they furnished some pretty fair j(oose shooting which our area olher- , wise would not have had. Think- hunters were aware of (his. nnd, in general, were grateful to .Mr. Gressman for his part In holding the geese in this region. But, there are alwa.\s tho .se who ' Model .'v20. is the result of o\ oj- 30 .\ears' experience In designing and producing lightweight, ic impact engines. Their pi'ecis- ion eon,st iictlon hud abllit,\ to island up under the most grueling •idilion.s have • lade them the favorite of professional woodcutters. Included in the many features, of the New Homelite 5-20 are., inte at cooling fan . . . aviation type cylinder with chrome plate bore . . . waterproof and dust-: proof ignition . . . aluminum i I are goo.se hunters, themselves, but. piston . . . needle bearing on iprelpr to do their hunting from a'connecting rod . . . ball bearing.? bliiifl. without the aid of sucn on shaft and pinion.s . . . and die C'ulsicls as automobiles. As I .said CHSt uiagne>)iini and aluminum iietore. these fellows think the alloys lor maxiiiuim strength and ftanie wardens desor\c a lot ol minimum weight. .Ml contribute credit for iheir work. in oulslandi. g : riorance *nd low , , cost operation the manufacturer ' If you are interested in pheas- ^'ale.s. To make H long story short, (i.-ne Hogan and Fred .lacoh- son, with nothing (o go on hut a couple of empty shells, th*! color of thp car. and part of a li< cnse number. eventually located the shoot-and-run artist. They got a confession from i the gent who committed the ! misconduct, the court collected tlOO and costs, and three geese I arc hanging high. ! The man who fold me about the (incident are local residents. They ants, the season is still open at D|ppi \(;i PIGS the Reslhaven Wildlife Area o\er g^^; ^ i ^^^^i^^ ^ith lice eannot stand to see game being,at (aslalia. The Ohio Division ot ^j,, ,„ange n^^p^ usually be protected on any area. Some in- Wildlife is experimenting lo deter-; ^jj^j ^^^^.p ptfec- dividuals allowed a." how it was;mine whether or not a longer; y^,^,^, ^^g,',, ^1^^^, sprayed downright selfish of Mr. Gressman'phciisant season has any effect, them • of parasites Suc-^ to have all tlio.se honkers on his j upon next year s crop j,;^^^^, Farming magazine sug- nwn property wheTo no one couldi My guess is Um the number of, i ^n^,^, ,„ „ ^ kill them. Who did he think he cock birds left for propagation will i p^^j, containing chlordanc or a . , ,, ''.^ ''"ff'<^*<>"* becausejsj,,^},^, ^ Although It IS strictly dlegal to the ringneck is from he Orient ; jjipped in hind end first to a! •hoot from, on, or across any pub- and brought with him the Oriental! p^j^j^ j^^^ J^^, ^^^.^ ^jl lie road or highway, a few would-icustom of polygamy. A ratio of one; j .o,utJo„g should be kept out of be goo .se shooters made a practice;cock bird per si.x or eight hens is' j,^ animal's eves and cars Rub­ or driving slowly around the C'rrsss^-ron^dered good mana^rmenl. lhf >t- ainvot whnnifi h7" u-m-., in ber glove,% should be" worn to prevent the solution from coming in contact with the skin. I j Form Land Prices Continut Upward Market value of Ohio' farm land ros( an a\cingo of more than 814 an acre between ,lu!y 19.54 and Iul.\ this year, according to \V. A. \Va\t of the agricultural economics and rural sociology dcpartnirnt ot Ohio State L'n vcrsitv, ' This .cproscnt'^ HII iiuroasp ot about eight percent I'lanslalcd in t'i-ms of dollar^ and cents. Ohio farm 'and a\ci 'jjc'l iiciui> .<l9.i an acre in .lul\ ((innaicd t( SIS a >rai caiiici. \\ avi sav,. In <%hout llic >aim iictiod. W'-dW notes, piici', ol lai ni coni- moclilics in i>hlo Icll i oail.v 10 percent .Vatinnall.v. a cunlinurd niod- cratp advance in dollar value of C. S. farm land tlurin.t: the first half of his year brouglil farm real estate \alucs back to their previous peak reached following the Korean outbreak. Comnared with a .vear earlier, farm land values in 3 stales shower gains of two percent or more this July and the national average was five percent. Larg' iiicii ('= occiin c(l in ' e central Coi-ii Belt where sains ranged Iroin live to eiylil percent. Market values linm nn avei-agc of .S3I1 an acre in \c\\- .lerse.v down to .SI4 oi .sI.i in some regions ol the .Soutliwesi. The st)-en^th in land values, according to the nepailmeiil ot .Agriculture, appears lo be based in part on si rone demand lor additional land lo enlarge existing farms and permit more efficient use of farm machinerv.! More liberal terms also is given | as a factor, plus favorable crop| prospects and a gencrall\' favorable outlook in the national economy. .Another factor which may have inlluenced Ohio values, according lo Wayl, is the sale of land for residential or other non-fa-m uses. »iitilfciM4 h NCA. <S) IMS %i lt «k«rt C «rM. THE STORV: In their first encounter with whale," »reen men of the Obis' crew rrew frightened and cause the deaths of F'rst .Mate Eleaza. Cupp and a harpooner. Capt. Jercd Naish blam , himself for not heeding- Cupp's advice to deal roughly with the crew, to Instill discipline. XII .MR. WIL.SON' and Mr. Pinnie had ranged shoulder to shoulder before the cabin table. Thcv regarded Naish with the open contempt WiLson had previously shown him. "What now?" Mr. Wilson said. "Vou're chief officer." Naish «aid. Mr. Finnic's .second and Mr. Bolhwick's third." "But you don't know ,vour pan from a foot about whale," jMr. Finnic said. Hts eyes squinted in a glance that was as malevolent as scornful. "Why don't you put into Bahia or Rio and beach yourself and gel a skipper who's able for the work?" "Don't speak to the master •n!" Mr. Bothv\ick .said passio.'i- alely. "It borders on mutiny." "".pe down, you swab," Mr.' Finnic said. .N'aish stopped liini b.v the inflection of his voice alone. "Mister," he said, " ny knowledge of wha!ing__c(|uals yours of navigation, although you're supposed to know both. The same applies to you, Mr, Wilson. And when ve sight whale, I propose lo lake a boat away my.sclf. 1 shall learn, with or without your help." Naish went on deck. Dov^n in the waist, Oliphaiit aided by Tilcomb was chasing .-Mbemarle Morrov\ from bulwark to bulwark. The pett.v officers were armed with barrel .staves. It was nbviou.sl.v a continuation of whal had gone on before when the haipooners had larruped H IP green horns who had gone batchy in .Mr. Coop's boat .Morrov* had often been the bull of Oliphant's and Titcombs ood-naiured bailing, but, now their blows hurt, and they had hit him hard enough to draw blood through the scat ol his slops trousers. He halted very suddenly on the deck and his pi juliarly shaped head ^^'as bowed and his arm.-) were spread. He resembled a heifer thai had been playued too long b.v 11 ie.'.. .Naish expected him lo bellow, to wave horns and tail. Alorrow instead said calmly, ' "Leave oil. H IP two ol vou. .My pant.^ on't lake more, and ni.v pa' live is youc." •'Then one lor .voui nuyyin' ' Olipluini id. and made the mi-- lakc of imping williin Alor- iovr> rpiuii. .Moriovs kicked him high Ol the Ihigli: hesiiiuillaiio- ou-sl clipped liiiii across llie jugular vulh liie flat of hi^, hand. Tile carpciiier's kiiee.>. sagyed. The >ta\c lell out of his liaiiil ind hp eolla;)seci with a thump up against the fore side of Hie gallev house. Morrow picked up the stave while Tilcomb hit him vi isly over ihe head iwico. He straiglilened, blinking "Have to hit harder than that to make a barrel which'U hold oil, cooper," he said. V • * TITCO.MB baekea up a siiide »nd looked .Nidewavs lor support among tlie otiioj' pcltv ofticors 'saliieied n\ liie t.allc\, 'Take nini " Taieni sai .'l 'Sure" Tileomb -<.id. Rut liien h« began to run forward Moi- t§m flicial chase bim, he ibrcvi the stave and it caught Titcomb behind the knees. Titcomb sprawled, lay quivering. Morrow went forward at a slow pace. He rolled the cooper over and slapped with the thick-palmed hand. "Hurt me a good bit, countj-yman." be said. "So here's for my right bullock and here's for the left. Mercy was in my mother's milk, else I would rattle your cranium a bit also." "Morrow:" .Jered Naish called fro I the quarter deck. "Come aft!" The fat man obeyed with a falsely ab shed look. A smart rooster, Naish thought. "We lost a harpooner today, as vou well reckon, iVIoirow. In future, I'm taking a boat away and I'll need i a man to heave the iron for me. D' you think you can do as well | w ith the w hale as you hav e w ith j e carpenter and the cooper?" "Let me try the iron, sir," he said, "and I'll drive it home like i a shaft of lightning." I "I'm given to believe you.", Naish said, "Take your gear out'. of the fo'c'sle. You'll live aft." ".And sleep in a dead man's bunk, sir?" Morrows eyes dilated. "That's all right," Naish said, aware that all of the crew on on deck listened. "Diego's wliere he won't mind. Neither should you." Al night and in starlight mostly, Albemarle Morrow practiced hurling the harpoon. Naish accompanied him, and when the man tired took possession of the weapon himself Their larkcts were Ihe dol: ins who had been with the ship for wceKs. » » » .NAISH was lascinalPd by his o\* n first capiuip. but more' plated b.v Morrow's success.' Fiom the resppcttul glances that both TatPm and Kitchen and the two senior mates had begun lo give Morrow, they must have: recognized that the fat man had Ihe skill of a real harpooner. Naish t'lrned his thoughts io. the 1 lat and the crew to man it.; There still existed, he knew, the dct, dislike of him b.v the two; se. ior mates. On the Brazil' Banks, their crews hadn't acted loo badly, and at least hadn I pi'oven iliemselves cowai-ds. So the men had taken pj-etty much the line attitude as their commanders. Th had no use for Purdy, Simpson and Post, often picked ight.-, with them in the; lo'c'sle. ' That limited his choice to the, lot vshc had bcuv cowardl.v vkiiilC' under Mr. Cupp'.s eoinnumd. (To te Continued) ' S.%FE CHRISTMAS Each year at Christmas time, wc hear of muny fires and other accidents caused by carelessness.' Vear after year, we continue to do these same thUiK In the samej w-aj, thinking that nothinf w-ill happen to me or my family, when we couid feel much more secure if we would observe a few aim- pie rules of safety. Twice-a-da.v whole-milk feod- ng has produced lop-quality veal calves that gain two-half pounds per da.v in tests al the University ol Wisconsin. Successful Farming magazine says the lest showed that veal calves fed liberal whole milk grew belter and graded higher than calves on limited milk itaioi%s or milk replacers. Today's column is written primarily for the dairymen, but it seems to me that there are some lessons here for every farmer C. D. .McCJrew. extension dair.v specialist camp up with some liKures Hie other da .v. that sppiii to pruv idc some answers to H IP question ot how to make mone .v in the dairv busines .s. He sa\s that Harold Rubles "''""^ "'i>' P^'- cenl of the cost I of producing milk in Ohio is the , cost of feed. Labor makes up the second largest part of the cost with thirty percent. Dreed, ing and herd replacements make up about five percent of the cost and equipment about the same. The rpmaining ten percent of the cost is divided between beddinu. v ciprinar.v service, and niiscpllanPou< supplies. Il doesn't take much fiiiuiinu lo see where the largest .savinf ;s can be made in the dair.v business. Certainly feed and laboi- offer the best opportunity tor saving. The question is how to go about it. McGrew suggests two ways to reduce feed costs. One is to increase the production of your cows and the other is to shift from more expensive feeds to rheapev feeds. Here are the effects of producing more milk per cow. Cows that produce about 6000 pounds of milk per year use about two thirds of their feed just to keep alive and going. The remaining one-lhird of the feed they eat is used for milk production. Cows that produce around 9000 pounds of milk a year use only about half of the feed they eat for mainte- 1- >ce and can use the rest for milk production. The first 6000 pounds of milk takes about two dollar.s and forty cents worth of feed for each one hundred pounds of milk produced. An additional .3000 pounds of milk takes less than a flollar's .vorth of feed for each extra hundred pounds of milk. The average cow in Ohio produces around 6000 pounds of milk. The average ol all cows on tost under the Dairy Herd Im- provenirni .\s.socintion supervisions is about 0000 pounds of milk pel' vear. ^'ou can cut feed costs by using cheatier feeds, ({oviahagc costs onl.v alimit hall ;is much as ciHiii. ;IIK 1 pasture onl\ about one fourth as inneli .Most Ohio ciiw .s 2et ahoul '.'i^ percent ol I heir fpcd from uiain. •i.'S percent from ha.v and silasp and 20 percPiU from pastiirp Manv aood dairv- men get as muph as 80 to PO percent out from grain. A shift from 60 percent roughage feeding to 80 percent roughage feeding could save twent.v dollars a jear In feed costs for each cow producing 9000 pounds of milk. The lesson, it sppm,« to mp. is that thpre are oftpn places v<. here costs of production can be reduced if we know where to look for them. Currpnl f .Trni prices make il important to find places lo cut costs SANDUSKY CAST ALIA Srf A"niir Commiinil? Dp^lrr Bring Us Your SHELLED and EAR CORN Highest Prices Being Paid R. L. Rathbun FEED & GRAIN CO. Weyer Station Call Caslalia 5-518S SHINROCK See Your Community Dealer H. R. KNAPP DEALER Rd. No. 1, Berlin Height! Route tl3 at Arlington Rd. Phone Milan 9-2831 FAUR'S GARDEN CENTER DISTRIBUTOR U. S. Rt. 20. East of N. RidgeTillc Phone Elyria 73.221 It's the Mighty Mite of chain saws COMPLETE LINE CASTALIA LUMBER CO. LUMBER ~ BUILDING SUPPLIES Bogart Rotd. Ph. Cattelit 5-5304 Don Drummond, Prop. LEE TIRES WAGONS-WAGON BEDS BRILLION STALK SHREDDERS WILLIAM KNAUER ROUTE 99 PHONE 3880 BLOOMINGVILLE See Vour Commvinlly Dealer SANDUSKY ••• l*ar c«mm«alt? Otalei BUILD PERMANENTLY with STEEL FARM BUILDINGS by A RTI Rated Horttpewtr "HOUAELITE" Modal 17 Chain Sow No other saw so light... so e«sy to handle . . . packs as much | power. Enough power to zip ! through an 18 inch tree in 18 seconds. Enough power to cut trees 4 feet or more in diameter and to stand up without costly maintenance under steady production^ cutting. Try it . . . this mighty mite of chain saws ... the new Homelite Model 17, today. Shinrock Elevator Supplv Assn. Ralph Keller Mgr. Shinrock. O. Ph. Huron 6411 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER NEW and USED TRACTORS and EQUIPMENT THE CENTRAL ERIE SUPPLY & ELEVATOR ASSN. PROUT. OHIO Phon* BloominqviUe 4121 AVERY See Vour Community Dealer" R. J. ROMP FORD TRACTORS FARM and INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT Corner Rti. 2S0 and Mason Rd, kniy, Ohio Phone Milan S-2620 MILAN See Vour Coinmunilv Pealpr leafing Shed Dairy lorn \ riHL'iill .s completed Ham L'.30U tfol lung and 85 feet liigli. has obliterated both Ripun and 0\'.en l-ails along Afnea's \ ic- loiia .Nile. AHachiaery Storage Net only do you gat lh« parmo- nenta of ftetl — a Margin building pgyt you a dividend on your in- vaitmtnt ytor-oHar-yaor tM iavingt on upkeep qnd rapairi. Thate v«r»atilo buildings — in widths of 24, 32, 36 ond 40 faat — and any length—are odoptobte to ony farm us«. For a FREE ESTIMATE en ony building, coll u* todayl SEE ... . PERRY KELLER Hear h gi ^od for poln. but get- 4203 S. Htye »-av., Sandusky rlr^c) hot under the collar nev#r Phont 3253-R-2 cured o pain in rh« rtecL aMua Thmw%'% an altogether NIW Tractor on tho way... Refreshing from Hoo Colerf wi Milow Do^gn •riHi..t Companion to CASE "4^' -mi "SOO" CLAYTON MEYERS f MILAN. O. ' F=>.f no r,)! M.>ir. a9.Q4C J^^^ Mile East on 113 Call Main 92-846 GENERAL REPAIRS - AUTHORIZED CASE DEALER TARPAULINS S.IIPS Spivht TarpauHni Mad* to Order. Alio Tarpi and Canvat Repair* and Walarproofin9 PFEFFERKORN AWNING CO. 1610 Clareland Rd. Ph. 184 Sec Vour CommunKy OMlet SI \% I It riri A IMC \ l \ Mil VERMILION PfMf mit4 •Mto South MILAN RD. of OHIO See Vonr Communfty Oe«t«>f of th« work Complete 2 H.P. Snor\ Blower Ouifii ROTO-HOE'S SnpwBlower moktt mow rtmeval togy Cl!«r» I"" ••••th nth trip I S*irl« mow nH fo »id» —fluitk fhtn«« «<^^ KIGHT •» lEFT d »Ii\fo E«<il)- cleats «ilks. drivei, rilh«iyj, rnierch>n|i«i «-iih Roio-Ho* Of BRUNTON MOTOR SERVICE EnrinfA. I.airn and Giirdpn Rqiiipment Stop 133'! M. Lake Rd. Vfrmllion. Ohio Phoni! 30S« BERLIN HEIGHTS a«t Your Commnntty Doalcr MANURE SPREADERS Eveiry Typ« and Si»o For Eygry Farm Neod. 4iAllftBMRUCI^-& IMPLEMENT IHC AND WEW HOLLAND DEALER Berlin Heights. Ohio Phone 3471 MONROEVILLE Ret Vour Community Dealer liW. COME IN and SEE THEM McCLAIN TRACTOR SALES FORD TRACTORS Ford Farm Equipment Phone 27S1 - Nights SMS MONROEVILLE. O. TRACTORS and IMPLEMENTS • Sales • StrTieo • Pari* Sao Your Authorised DeaWr Bob's Motor Sales MONROEVILLE. OHIO "Bob" Kromer. Owner NOHWALX See Tour Commanity Dealer MeCORMICK and NEW HOLLAND FARM MACHINERY NEW USED Norwolk implement Co. Norwalk. O. Routo 20 East Phono 3-9381 Fedoral 4 g/ Land Bank The Firelonds ^0 ^^".5.?'J-^**-"* NotionolFarm BALPH D. 43 Whittlesey. Ave. Norwalk, Ohio FEIBIGER. See'5-Treas. Loan Assn. Plione 3-4031 ATTENTION HURON-ERIE COUNTY FARMERS The Huron-Erie County Implement Dealers Association talk this opportunity to thank you for your past patronacc. ft lias been a privilege to serve you. Yoor interest in the use nf our machines and service has helped to Improve arricultural status of our county. .\ recent survey of the current business conditions in a five county area, includinr HrROX -ERlF County, has Just been made to seek ways of improving our ability to serve yoo iicttcr. One of our nut.'^tanding obstacles is the mnuntinx .Accounts Receivable in every dealership. Over a million dollars is ont> standtnf in the area surreyed. On the other hand Our manufacturers require cash settlements. Our payrolls must be made on a weekly (or monthly) basis. To avoid further handicaps in this instance and to allow as to stay in business and serve you properly, the foliowint: policy will be in effect: AFTER JAN. 1. 1956 ALL PARTS AND SERVICE CASH ONLY With the eKception that individual arrangements may be made with each dealer if credit is essential in your instance. The foliowinr dealers look forward to discussing credit arrangements with you: l.auKS implement Co. Vorwalk Implemeul Co. .Spark Chevrolet Co. Mcl.ain Tractor Sales Huckingham Farm aiupply l)anklef:»en Tractor Sales Clapton .Meyers Gen. Repairs I'nderwood Case Sales Service Shinrock Elevator Walt FIderd A. C. Sales Konip Tractor Sales Bob's .Motor Sales Huron Farm Bureau Central Erie Supply 4 Elevator Assn. Heislers. Inc. Fred Graves Bellevue Implement Co. Hooker k Son Marks Welding Co. \ anScoy Tractor Sales Crum liarduare .Stunes IniplemcMt to. Hartley Truck A. Implement Co I,. I). Sherod V. t . Sales Tiiuina» ii. Brono \. I. Sales R Xorwalk. Ohio Vorwalk, Ohio Monroeville, Ohio .^lonroevilie. Ohio Willard. Ohio Bellevue. Ohio Milan, Ohio .North (airfield. Ohio Shinrock. Ohio Bellevue, Ohio Avery, Ohio Alonroeville, Ohio Norwalk, Ohio . O. 3 Sandusky, Oliiu WlUard. Ohio Wakeman. Ohio Bellevue, Ohio Wakeman, Ohio Vermilion. Ohio Greecwicii. Ohio Greenwich. Ohio New London Ohio Berlin Heigbt!». Ohio Huron, Ohio .Ne» London. Ohio

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