Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 30, 1931 · Page 9
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Algona, Iowa
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iPSSUTH COUNTY FARM BUREAU EXCHANGE ALGONA, IOWA, APRIL 30, 1931 Number 13 LESSON CLOTHING HEADERS linUfeby ;iothe». * .V* .training school was held at Mcllrath. of Veishea to Demonstrate Aids Given by Iowa State College children's clothing These Included pat- Qrt May 7-8-9 Iowa State college wlfl hold its tenth annual Velshea or all-college exposition. At this time the whole college Is put on exhibition, All departments keep "open house." The word "Vclshca" IB a coined word made up from the first letters of the veterinary, engineering, Industrial science, home economics, and agricultural departments. This year the Velshea committee in ,endeaylng to Interest more people than ever before In Iowa State college. The college, being a state in- stitutlon, conducts experiments for .and gives extension service to all the people of the state. The services , clothes dre8fl and > exert a decided thehealth and .hap- little wearers. Top than common ' In clothing Garment* should or.<u'nattractiv or extravagently apt to think too ' clothes and become rendered by little known these departments to many people as Is H.D.A, MARCH REPORT SHOWS BUSY MONTH Lack of Leaders is Handicapping the Work. A summary of the work of Miss Body, county H. D. A., for March follows: The third and final lesson of the second-year 4-H clothing was given at a county project training . . ' ample •< ,terference with clrcu- S Be considered In llt- much as In that the tints In pas- ihlng as I Usually are best. However, a I may wear a purer jr-complexloned, golden- e-eyed child may wear al- Llor. However, the dainty a lavenders, and greens ,lly suitable. The auburn- may choose from the , a nd green-blues. For iklrined, brown-eyed tot, •ns yellows, oranges, Ureas offer choice. L l lines may be emphasiz- tall slender child, while tl or'straight up and down }te used for the chubby Materials arc Outlined. j for youngster's clothing tub-fast, of course,; also of stand activity. Some ils for the little girl's may be found among "toxons, and dimities. •active juvenile prints ,.s samples have animals design. One blue and white chubby yellow while a cool whole, and Veishea gives an opportunity to get acquainted with the school and Its 'work. Ample source of amusement will be'provlded .t>y. ( a night Hhow, vodvll, carnival, dance,, parade, and athletic contests all conducted by students. /Friday will ; be ; at Morrlll Hall from 9:30 ! to 10.:15 that morning. There'W4Hb£;special features for -.the*.'jl.'Ifie'ro, with.'.the Idea of creat- IrigvJTiore, Interest' in their work, 'l/iljhe blg';'Vefehea parade will take place at''10:30'. Friday morning. At Memorial Union there will then be a special program for 4-H girls from 11 to 12 o'clock. Genevlcvc Fisher, deaj| of Hxwne; Economics and an " " of the state 4-H greet the girls. A speciai feature from the May Fete will be presented Thursday afternoon, also a. .feature from the night ehow. Then comes perhaps one of the'happiest events of the day. The 4-H girls will all lunch together around the Campanile, one of the loveliest spots on the campus. There will be many vital Interesting programs to please every member of a family. Two thousand cherry pies with whippet! cream will be served at the Home Economics building. In the engineering laboratory students will check gas consumption on an airplane engine. In the agriculture division a median- USE OF HORSES IS ADVANTAGEOUS IN LOW PRICE PERIOD To\va farmers are not using to the hest advantage their investment of $74,885,000 in 1,088,000 head of horses and mules, as revealed In estimates of the federal government, according to R. K. Bliss, director of the extension service, Iowa State college. There are still about 2,000 farmers in Kossuth-who are depending on horses as a source of power for general field Work, though there are about 1,000 tractors used by farmers In Kossuth to increase efficiency by tlme.-say.lng • and • reduction oft. labor cosfc^n.. their-farms.- ' . •..-'..', i\\it\\ .gra.in and Worses .at;•preH.enf Ip'wS-pyfejj. there- has'been 'no time,in the*pn,st'.2i> ~£earS'-<-when -"horses cpujid( : be. ii8ed''$t &uch'lpw cost .as no*. 1 ; Jp .use'; thfe'power: to..the.best advantage tile.•'Ibwa Horse ;& ; Mule Brtedej's'^BBotyktlbn, the.'Horse .As- soijlatlpri^qf, AinerfciV'and -.the Animal- JJusb'aiYcJry-; Extension,-,. Service! Ames, ; .hfyYe'' > h'ayocated .-use: of. th.ie. imiMtiple'hi«h''to'-'%secufceNi low-cost • „ • ;. n j';•. , , , pmver and cut operating^ We^ V^V-K^ "£ *£ new * ° r * an ze * .horse, farms,,.,,, -• •' •'^•jclub.i^pjum Creek township met at school at Burt March 30. This was an all-day school and there was an attendance of 62. Emma Mclllrath, of Ames, was in charge. March 7 was given over to club work. The morning was spent at the office and the afternoon in personal calls about club work. The,H. -D. A. met with the Wesley township club, on, Saturday, March 14.- Ten/ peppy .members grave a fine program, , The local leader for th'te group is Mabel Kent. ' 'An explanation of the 4-H forestry cori- .t^'si, and -the -International Harvester scholarship was. given by the H. Clijb Organises, ical cow will be seen, her worked by electricity and flowing normally. lungs 'blood" i has a i puppy, white rabbits and ducks ated design. small boy's suit the Hillings, broadcloths, and ffer good materials for tailng. I clothing was also studied. sing and dry-cleaning I were discussed. Storage |often a problem. If one is home which has no can be built cheaply y by using wall or plaster i long narrow closet may i a room and look bet»square corner of a room I off. There should be igh for hangers for use 1 or pole. j .. r constructed closet 1« to t the width necessary to i for hanging clothipg un- Wool Producers May Sell in Pool Many Iowa wool producers will again market their wool in cooperation with the federal Farm Board under the plan established last year, according to C. W. McDonald, extension specialist In sheep arid wool production at lown. State college. The sheep and wool growers' association plan to pool the wool and ship to the Iowa Sheep and Wool Growers warehouse, Des Moines. There it will be graded and tften sent to Draper & Co., Boston, the official sales agency. After it is received a't Des Moines an advance the pro- awarded- an '.8 : horse modeT'-huiltiple hitch- outfit iaijt /Winter 'ati : -'<one-, >.pf two-counties in'..Ttowa-' HaVvihg'' more. Kltchee- Infuse, than, jh'''otheTs:->This 111 ten.-has been on display' in! the F,. B. office at. Algofia'and ha» .been- ifsed by ; the : Smith-Hughes'-' schools at Swea City, ahd''fiu'ffalo -Center;.-It is used as .a demonstration -or-ae a source of patterns for students-, to, make hitches for use on their, home 'farms. • , , . " "" By use of this hitch one man can rendlly drive six or eight horses or even more with two lines. Instead of plowing three or four acres a day per man as before with small teams, the users generally figure one acre a day for each horse In the team, thus plowing six or eight acres per clay with their 6 and 8-horse hitches. Other work is speeded up in the spring. One of the Union township farmers recently made his own 8- horse hitch and reports covering 70 acres in three days with a tandem disc, and he has also worked a 3- sectlon spring-tooth harrow with the same hitch. : the shelf at the i lirm upright pieces top, for Underneath either |wlre or fasten securely 1 blocks of wood a wooden las a broom handle or piece I Curtains of cretonne or llnte may -be used to com- I closet, i In Judging Given. i Judging were given by 8th. Shoes, uniforms, and i Judged. A few polnt- mber might be summed B: ot uniforms, dresses, i should be put In by ! the same color of thread nlnant color In'•"' the nocks good color combl- "able material, button never-snaps and 1 eyes are to be considered. I worked buttonholes on all Iwiiforms. nas use full seam. At- 1 combinations are im'-{ ; shoes consider-flex- p straight Inner line, toe 'Jh for comfort, a heel I not too high. If It is for " .visually the oxford type •at. ioon dresses, consider the 1 who is to wear the dress. mportant here. It should I te able to give reasons for 8—you can't do this un- really etudied gar* •- 'K to be wise to have "'Judging at each club payment will be made to ducer, final payment ,to be made after all the wool is sold. Last year 3,500 wool producers sold- approximately 1% million pounds, and on the basis of sales to date producers will receive 3c to 7c a pound more than they would have received had they sold on the local market. This amounts to approximately $61,000 for 3,500 producers who eold through the Iowa Sheep and Wool Growers association, an average of about $18 for each grower. Kossuth may not have a county pool, but local growers may take advantage of the state pool by shipping direct to the warehouse at Des Mpines, and they will. receive the sa'me benefits as other growers. •4 ' Shorthorns to Be Sold Here May 27 4-H Rally Day is Planned for June 4 Tentative plans for the annual 4-H club Rally day were laid at a 4-H county committee meeting at the home of Mrs. Paul Kriethe's, county chairman, west of Burt, April 1. Rally day will he held Thursday, June 4, at the Ambrose A. Call state park. The county music memory contest will be conducted at 10:30 a. m. Mrs. Krlethe Is chairman of this contest and every club member te expected to take part. Dinner plans are being cared for by Mrs. B. B. Dlttmer, Mrs. E. Larson, and Mrs. Will Weisbrod.. Delegates for the 4-H state convention will be formally introduced, also the club presidents. County candidates for state queen and for a est-grobmed girl contest will be hosen, also a voting delegate for <oseuth. One of the features on the rogram will be a style show. County committee members who A. at- help corriplete. organization;' 'Twelve, girls'were' enrolled as charter, members. Only.two had had (ifevloufl 4r,H :olub. woi-k, and ; they' were: elected president and vice president respectively—Mary presi-, dent'and^Ruth Miller vice president. An unusually., fine spirit was demonstrated by the girls, and big things are -expected of this group. The same afternoon the H. D. A. met for a little time with the Portland Peppy Pals club. : Lack of leaders is the greatest problem just now in club work. Because of the economic depression, many people are more or less discouraged and feel that they must stay at home. Eighteen training schools in home management were held by the H. D. A. in March, and the first-year home management course was completed March 27. Lesson V on the making of a homemade tireless cooker and on large-quality meal - planning was given at all March schools, and the following townships received the lesson: Greenwood, Riverdale, • German, Fenton, Swea, Harrison, Garfield, Irvington, Hebron and Eagle. 150 Attend lesson Schools. There was a total attendance of 150 at these schools'and the lesson met with a fine response from the women, though spring activities kept some at home. In addition to the training schools, Short Course Will Show Farm Methods Business methods in farming, farm credit, soil management, and Its relation to farm profits, and the banker's relations to the farmer are «omo problems to be discussed at the seventh annual soil and land valuation short course at Iowa State college May 6-7. The first day's program Includes addresses followed by round table discussions. The second day will be devoted to a 1145-mile field trip to Hardln, Franklin, Butler, 'Orundy, and Marshall counties to study peat nn6 alkali soils and soil types. J. J.. Boatman, Montezuma, 1930 master farmer; H. A. Wallace, Wallaces' Farmer editor, and L. F. Kennedy, Bancroft banker, are speakers from outside the college on the program. DUST TREATMENTS SHOW RESULTS BY PROVIDING START ••• Demonstration plots on the Chambers & Hot farm, Lu. Verne,. lout year gave returns from seed corn treatment which are referred to almost daily at this .time of. year as a source of Information on-the value of seed .corn duste. Variety ^ Semesan Jr. A Gain 4.4 bu. B Gain 4.0 ' . . C Gain 1.0 •' Average gain v 3.2 ACHIEVEMENT DAY IS TO BE HELD AT BURTJN MAY 28 Achievement day, the Farm Bureau women's own gala day, will be held Thursday, 'May 28, at the Presbyterian church, Burt. The following ten townships are making preparations for booths: Lu Verne, Grant, Portland, Greenwood, German, Swea, Harrison, Burt, Lincoln, and Ledyard.' Others may decide to have booths. Each of these townships will put on an Instructive and interesting demonstration. Special features concerning important phases of the course will be shown in each booth, Gay posters depicting important points In each lesson the Farm Bureau spirit, and township organization will make every booth of interest. The lunch at noon will be simple, saving time and trouble for the busy women. The menu will include meat sandwiches, pickles, pie, and coffee. Ice cream will be eold. The judging, of the. booths for county honors will begin sharply at 10 o'clock a. m. Mrs. N. May Larson, of the Extension Service at Ames, will be judge. Fannie Buchanan will have part of the program time In which to present the year's music Minnesota Board Gives F. B. Work Real Compliment Parents Imvlng children In 4-H club work in Martin county, Minnesota, must join the Farm Bureau If the usual appropriation for extension work is to be made, according to a decision made by the county commissioners. Several' weeks ago the county board .decided to reduce its appropriation for extension work by $600. A wave of protest arose In farm circles, and many requests were made that the board reconsider its action and again vote the appropriation that obtained previously. Now the county board has offered a compromise, saying that if all parents of 4-H club members will Join the Farm Bureau the additional amount will be granted. Members of the executive board of the Martin County Farm Bureau sola it was contrary to practice to try to compel parents of club mem bers to join the Farm Bureau, but that the suggestion would be put up to the executive committee as a whole. The county commissioners said this was their best offer; that the proposition was final. »This attitude of the county board an individual to meet all on eveii terms; and when this has been done, the farmer must g<y further and or* ganize to guide and direct hew ideas, new methods, and new de> vices for the best interests of the industry and of society. Plow Sweet Clover for Manure May 1 Sweet clover used as green manure gives best results when the ield is to be planted to corn if the lover is plowed under when It Is 6 to 8 Inches high, according to E. S. Dyas, Ames crop specialist. if In an ordinary season, sweet clover| reaches this height In Iowa about 1 ; May l, though many farmers have* had to plow their sweet clover car- ier this year because of the unusual season. The Illinois Experiment Jtation obtained the highest yield rom corn following early plowing of sweet clover when It was about to 8 Inches high. Analyses have shown that there Is almost as much total nitrogen in the crop at that stage as later. Plowing early helps avoid harmful effects of dry weather which sometimes occur when sweet clover Is plowed late and a long dry period occurs. Sweet clover left longer also uses soil moisture. Moments With project, Foreign Merko Gain 4.8 bu, Gain 3.9 . Gain ,9 . '• 3.2 , ' Several kinds of dusts haw been used-on local plots during .the past several year's and' about the same results, obtained with the several dusts now eold locally, including Bayer. Dust, Steroclde, Semesan Jr., and Merko. These .dusts have proved of greatest value when cool damp weather prevails at planting time. They disinfect the kernel to aid In the prevention of mouldy and rotten seed after planting. Though the spring of 1930 was favorable for early start of corn, the treatments listed above still gave an average return of 3.2 bushels of corn an acre. Variety C in the plot was early selected, artificially dried, and carefully stored, all of which reduced to a. minimum the disease injury on the untreated and gave only a small gain on the treated areas. Varieties of A and B which were early selected and hung to dry in the ordinary way evidently had. more disease present, thus giving a greater return for treatment. Seed treatment has been thought to control many evils, but seed disinfections to give the live kernels a clean healthy start at sprouting time is its real value, since the healthy start means fewer barren stalks and a better yield. "Musical Mothers." • Each chairman of a township taking part is ' especially busy now, directing plans for the event. These chairmen are: Mrs. Earl Neal, Algona; Mrs. L, Mine, Lakota; Mrs. Lewis McWhorter, Burt; Mrs. Frank Wllhelmi, Bancroft; Mrs. H: Abbas, Lakota, Mrs. Emil Larson, Swea City; Mrs. -Harold Roba, Swea 'City; Edna Staley,: Burt; Mrs. J. H. Warburton, Lakota, who is also fcounty chairman; and Mrs. George Winter, Lakota. All -Farm Bureau friends are invited to attend Achievement day and get acquainted with the women's part in the Farm Bureau. Is some compliment to the Farm Bureau, Isn't It? • The individual farmer 'must have the latest and best information to compete successfully with large, sca^e farming. All of us here be Heve! in the, family-sized farm oper ated, by the Individual farmer. 'To bring' you its best, it Is necessary to disseminate agricultural., Informa. tlon along both production, and mar ketlng lines, to the end that the in dividual farmer can compete with the corporation farmer, the 'large scale farmer, and the chain farmn There must be placed In his hand all of .the methods and a-11 of.:sriie knowledge that will enable him as Real Program is Given by Local Riverdale Talent Sixty Farm Bureau people met at the Center schoolhouse in Riverdale township Friday evening, April 17, and heard an. unusually worthwhile program, concerning this For Sale Viking cream separator nearly new; seven year old btock mare will hitch anywhere, Wt. 1300. • If -you have r any -plug ,or< keep-' sake horses, phone 4-W for information. Will be 1 destroyed. Wm. Durant An interesting- fact meeting was that WOOL We are always paying top prices for wool. We ship direct in carload lots. That is why we meet competition, :mma Gutknecht, Warburton. 'Bill" Johnson, of Breeders association, the Shorthorn was in the and will county part of last week to help local breeders arrange for a sale at the fair grounds May 27. Mr, Saunders, of Lone Rock, who has a herd of well bred Shorthorns in excellent condition, will Hat 20 head; Ben Studer, Wesley, will sell four good ones, probably including two females and two bulls; "" Oeishecker Bros., Llvermore, sell four females and five bulls There will be a total of 42 head from four consigners, including one outside consignment of nine heaa Thte sale will offer an excellent op- pprtunlty to breeders to buy usefu, Sows or a good sire. Kossuth has a reputation for some of the best breeding cattle In the states, and thlk sale will include offering from gopd bloodlines at .farmers 1 own prices. 4- Irvington Girls Discuss Clothing The Irvtngrton Wideawakes me at R«th and Black a Satur y, April 4v 16 members poems. Glady Women Rivei> Farm Bureau women. y Pitch's, wfcere taught how to . home Bounds, where • shrubbery, how to V«I»e »»yi«« :«.j/.."= < ------ „_»„*!„ Jensen was chosen representativ M in June. Roberta SkilHn ft talk on poto* to be remem hered in selecting a dress, and plack told the «rfrl» things to thin of In selecting school wardrobes All members took part in a gues ing game, and refreshments wer served. • There was »«*«L m ±i ins Saturday, Apr" ««. at Robert «*• ttended this meeting were Mrs. friethe, Mrs. Dittmer, Mrs. Larson, and Mrs. J. H. German Women to Have Five Posters German township's F. B. women met at Mrs. G. Haken's on a recent Wednesday afternoon, and plans were laid for Achievement day, which is to be held at the Presby- erian church, Burt, Thursday, May 8. Muriel Body, H. D. A., was In attendance. Louise Miller was appointed to make an ••<• Achievement day poster on the kitchen utensils esson; Vergie Kordoese, one — iu - SoalB-ln-homemaklng-lesson. B. O. Intermill and Sylvia Abbas, one on home grounds improvement; Mrs. G. Barton and Mrs. J. Tapper, one on personal efficiency; and Mrs. Haken, one on large-quantity meal- six meetings for special help and Achievement day plans were held. Townships receiving this help.were Lu Verne, Grant, Wesley, Buffalo, and Swea. A county committee meeting was held at the courthouse Friday afternoon, March 6, and nine members attended. Definite Achievement day plans were laid, and It was decided to date Miss Buchanan for part of the program. She will present an outline of the 1932 music work for women's home-project work. The H. D. A. gave a talk on the value of reports and presented a check-up on townships in the project work. Contact Meeting Is Held. A county contact meeting for 1931 was held In the Legion hall at Burt March 24. This was an all-day meet- Ing, Sire. W. H. Jacobs, of Forest City, new district commltteewoman for district No. 2, was in charge. A brief business meeting, presided over by Mrs. J, H. Warburton, county chairman, was held before the meeting was turned over to Mrs, Jacobs. The constitution and by-laws for township Farm Bureau tions were first studied, organlza- and Mrs. Mrs. Jacobs read,a resolution adopted by the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation at .the 12th annual meeting in January at Des Moines. Time was given for questions and discussion. The'wom'en's goal for 1931 .was also studied. Special emphasis was given to livestock marketing and county poultry products marketing. In spite of the fact that this was a stormy day there was an attendance of 4* very much Interested women. On March 13 the H. D. A. attend- Dairy Calf Clubs Must Get Started Now is the time for 4-H boys and girls to start dairy calf club projects. Any breed may be used, according to preferences of members, and the calves may be grades or purebreds, though grades may be shown only at the county fair, while purebreds are eligible for exhibit at the state fair and the Waterloo Dairy Cattle Congress. Members ,may purchase calves from their parents, or it is now possible to purchase calves from .others locally at reasonable prices. Purebreds can be bought for little more than was formerly paid for grades. West Bend, Wesley, Algona, and Lakota now have dairy calf ' clubs organized, and new enrollments have come in from Fenton, Titonka, and Lu Verne. Boys and girls who wish to -take part In this form of club work may send their names to the Farm Bureau office at Algpna, and arrangements will be made to help them procure calves and material for carrying on the project. Clothing Studied by German Girls German townehip's Golden Glee club met with Vergie Kadoese Saturday, March 21, seven members attending. A talk was given on.Care of the Hands and l^ails by " Sena Tjaden, and a demonstration on bias tape and Its uses by Anna Abbas. How to Make Stockings Wear Longer was discussed by Sylvia Abbas and on Care of the Hair by the the woman's township organization for home project work planned the entire affair. Serving on the committee were Mrs. R. V. Fitch, Mrs. Vern Bai-ker, Mrs. Jno. Frideres, Mrs. Charles Plathe, Mrs. Jack Devine, and Mrs. J. M. Patterson. Chester Schoby was chairman, and the following program revealed ample home talent; Community singing led by Mrs. R. •Maxwell and Mr. Schoby; piano and violin trio—Adeline and Alvin Erpelding and Arthur Plathe; talk on woman's project work, Muriel Body, H. D. A.; vocal duet, Mrs. Maxwell and Alberta Boldridge; humorous reading, William. Boldridge: music, violin and piano, the Platha brothers; talk on poultry, Doctor Dorweiler, West Bend; piano duet, Amelia and Adeline Brpeldlng; music, Adolph Fuhrman; talk on weed eradication, B. R. Morrison, county agent. Doctor Dorweiler's talk was especially helpful!. It was practical and filled with valuable pointers for poultry-raisers. Discussion was given over to selection of eggs for incubation, chick feeding, brooder houses, feeding for production, and diseases common to poultry. A short social time followed the formal program, and refreshments were served. Everyone entered into the spirit of a. real community gathering, and the community singing and the other music were worthy of any wideawake, progressive rural community. WOOL BAGS, S5c. WOOL TWINE, 18c Joe Greenberg I to „ pwt9rm tel8Ure du* ttn Lottt Creek Win* in Track Content La Vina Winkel, who teaches the Loyd Potter school, Lotts Creek Pta- *t No. 7, recently received notice the following results of contests which her pupils tooK part at track meet April 11 at At hleUc . , planning and the tireless cooker, Other exhibits-Will be finished at a meeting at Mrs. G. Barton's early In May. At the close of the meeting lunch was served ^fay the hostess. Two New Members for Loyal Workers The Lu Verne Loyal Workers 4-H club met at Cordelia Rtetau's Friday evening, April 8. Roll call on pert sonal hygiene habits was answered by 14 members. There were aUo five mothers and the leader in attendance. A talk was given by Cordelia Rtetau on care of the hanas, nails, hair, and teeth, and a demonstration was given by Roberta Mas^ teraon on appropriate accessories for a club Klrl. Ma rle and Margaret Nlelson entered the club as new members. Pajama patterns were cut before the meeting was called to order. Refreshments were served by the hostess, It wae announced that the next meeting would be held at Marvel Davidson's Saturday afternoon, April 25. ed a Llncoln-Ledyard township Farm Bureau meeting at Lakota and gave a talk on Achievement day. Attention, Farmers! hostess, who later served lunch. Another meeting, was held at Plans as a in * — Three Cookers Made. Two follow-up meeting on f Ireless cooker* have been held in Greenwood township. One was at Mrs. William VasKe's. and three cookere were made. There was a good-ateed Fenton Forwards Will Sell Plants The Fenton Forwards met Saturday, April 11, at Ardls Voight's, and 12 members responded to roll call. There was one visitor also. were laid-for a. plant sale means of raising money to let one girl and the club leader go to Ames for a 4-1? -Convention. Personal record books and also club record books were distributed. Verabell Ulfere joined the club at this meeting, bringing the enrollment up to 20. After a business meeting Marjorle Bailey gave a demonstration on shampooing and placing waterwave combatMaxine Weisbrod, a talk on care of the hair; and Ella, Dreyer a talk on personality types. The Music Memory selections were discussed and 4-H club" songs were eung. Following the singing the hostess served Uinch. Eleanor Intermlll's Saturday, April 11, all members attending, and roll call was answena- with mention of stain removers. A demonstration was given on "Different Types of Dresses" by Sylvia Abbas, and a talk on "How Does Clothing Help One's Health?" by Bertha Hofbauer. Patterns were cut, and each girl also showed one complete garment. Eleanor served lunch. Two New Members Join the Elite Girls The Elite club met Saturday, April 18, with Irene Fitzgerald, and was called to order by president Mary Tjaden, after which the. country girl's creed was read by Frieda Paetz. Minutes of the previous meeting were read by Marjorle Johnson, and discussion of the next meeting place resulted in a decision to meet at Marjorle Johnson's. A Miss Bennett talked on second-year clothing, taken up this year. The club welcomed two new members, and there was nearly a perfect attendance. Lunch w as served by Mrs. Fitzgerald. Weeds Cut Early Do Not Sow Seed "Know your weeds." This may well be the slogan of all farmers who wish successfully to combat and eradicate noxious weeds on their farms. According to word from R. H. Porter, Extension plant pathologist, a serious infestation of weeds often occurs because the owner does not know what kind his weeds are and because he does not have them identified till they have spread over a large area, and are, causing serious trouble. Farmers who find weeds on their farms which they do not recognize may have, them Identified by sending them to the Farm Bureau at Al» gona or to the Botany Department, Iowa State college. Perennial weeds, if Identified when first found In small patches, may be killed with comparatively little trouble; but after they have spread, over a large area or an entire farm, much labor and sometimes money must be. expended to eradicate-them. ... ' 4 . Lincoln Women See Cooker Made Mrs. Lars Kelsem entertained the If you are interested in earning from $300 to $500 per month in your own community, on an investment of $1,500, part cash, balance one-half of your profits, write or wire Boone Portable Mill Manufacturing Co. (Dept. C.) BOONE IOWA , and lunch The other meeting was at Miller's, . Poster* Are J>mw»f ' H, D. A. Civet Talk at Alethean Meet The Alethean 4-: Jt » April meeting at Eether «ell*B- 12 members, rwondea to Vhieb/make. ro the home 4wnowitt»tis)8 agent, attended Bureau The day Shadow Social to be Given at Swea The gwea SpjMt pf Service gtrte' club met *t June Larson's Saturday, April 19, 11 members attending an<J roj(l ca.ll wajs iwered with trees to " tin j*r*.»m*- fl^F'^^ 'WP^flr^ plant;" 4, de^wptration ««» and W#a va# giyen *y JJelen •on, and »»*»•(«»& the club leader, Uri. Anne, Larsojo,, w*r* «*o»en delegate* to ft Vlf *cju,j> ooj»vejrtlo» pay Lincoln township Farm women Friday, April 17, was springlike, which brought out an attendance of 1$ women. Plans for Achievement day at Burt were laid, and It was' announced that the county home demonstration agent would come soon to give instruction on the making of pasters, etc. Mrs, Q. Smith and Mrs. E. K. Clemens were picked to, demonstrate the making of a tireless cooker and explain its uses. Mrs. Relsero, assisted by Mrs. Lewis Sachs, Mra. H. Hufbauer, Mrs. R. Price, served a lunch. Nutren* Cfclek Hash is better than ever —two new nealth Protecting ingredients have been tdded-more prof* its will be made feuding Nutrena Chick Mash thto rear than' nay other method,, 2-pound broilers can be profit* tbly grown in 8 weeks—bring- in cash when it is needed times. Start every chick on Nutrena Chick Maah, save you money with «wr «ew low (trie*. We ea» Grant PUns Booth. 4 committee of <?rant township's Bureau women recently a. poster meeting at Mrs, Leonard MJnp's. Posters were made and plans Were laid for Achievement day. It wa» decld^l tqJS»v^s bqotfe other meeting to cornice $3$ work ,i FO* S AU iV

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