The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Nov. 3,1936 Farm Program For 1937 Is Outlined By County Agent, A. L. Brown DATES NAMED IN FOR WOMEN WORK Agriculture Planning and 4-H Work, Headline Activities Boys' and girls' 4-H club activities, home project work and numerous agricultural projects including soil conservation and rural electrification are Included In the Kossuth County Farm Bureau program for 1937, A. L. Brown, county agent, has announced. Commenting on the activities for next year, he emphasized the fact that Boll conservation is one of the county's major problems and probably will continue to be so for many years. Recommendations of the county agricultural planning committee which were made last spring were considered in drawing up the 1937 educational program. The agricultural planning committee was organised a year ago to work on a long time policy of land use for Koasuth county. This report and similar ones from other counties are being used by the United States Department of Agriculture in developing a land use policy for the entire country. In brief, the local committee's recommendations called for shifting some of the corn acreage to small grain, decreasing total grain acreage and increasing such soil building crops as alfalfa and cloven. In the 1037 educational program sponsored by the Farm Bureau and conducted in cooperation with the Extension Service of Iowa State College, are Included projects on eoll management, forage crops and corn Improvement. The program also provides for cooperation in the 1837 agricultural conservation program of the Agricultural Adjustment Administration. The entire program Is planned to bring Information to farmers and homemakers which will help them meet the problems which continually face them and to provide a more satisfying and prosperous rural life. To that end, the recommendations of the planning committee, AAA conservation program, add other groups were considered in outlining next year's educational activities in Kossuth county, Boys' club activities will Include dairy, baby beef, Iamb and pig clubs. Home Furnishing will be the major project for 4-H girls, in addition to which they will take part In music appreciation and health activities. Farm women are studying Loom Weaving, a phase of Home Furnishing. They also will take part in music and public health study. Eighty-six of the one hundred county Farm Bureaus in Iowa have qualified in membership to send non-voting delegates to the annual meeting of the American Farm Bureau Federation to be held in Pasadena, California, December 6 to 11, state officials revealed today. A non-voting delegate has all the privileges of a voting delegate with the exception of the vote. Iowa this year will have four voting delegates, one for each 15,000 members. This will be the largest number of voting delegates the organization has sent to a national meeting in recent years, V. B. Hamilton, state secretary, stated. Membership paid in for 1936 has topped 45,000 in the state and Is expected to exceed 50,000 before the convention starts, Hamilton said. lowans who will attend the Pasadena, convention will take a special train and with other midwest state delegates visit many points of interest enroute. They will go by way of Seattle, and return by way of the Grand Canyon. There will be a special Iowa train to the convention city. C. V. Gregory, editor of the Prairie Farmer, who recently returned from Europe, where he visited many countries as a member of the president's committee to investigate consumer cooperation, and Henry Wallace, Secretary of Agriculture, have been announced as speakers. Project Training Schools Copying the weaving craft of their grandmothers' day In articles that will lend atmosphere and beauty to their homes will be the goal of Kossuth County farm women who study a course in loom and chair seat weaving this year. The course will include four lessons, two on loom weaving and two an weaving chair seats from corn husks. Instruction will be given by Miss Nora Workman, extension home furnishing specialist from Iowa State College, in a series of training schools. '• Leaders who attend these training schools will pass the Information on to other women in their neighborhood In homemakers' study group meetings. The first step will be construction of a hand loom. The loom, made along the same principles of those used by pioneer women, Is a simple frame of wood and nails. Women will construct their own looms In the first lesson and thread them with warp thread ready for weaving. Miss Workman will give instruction in combination of colors and variation of patterns. The actual weaving will be done under her direction In the second lesson. Lessons three and four will deal with weaving chair seats for footstool tops from corn husks. In the third lesson husks will be prepared and dyed if desired. They are first twisted into a rope, from which durable, attractive seats are woven. The schedule for training schools for the lesson Is as follows: Tuesday, November 10—-At the home of Mrs. Geo. Winter, H mile southeast of Lakota. Wednesday, November 11—Swea Community hall. Thursday, November 12—Bancroft public school. Friday. November 13—At the home of Mrs. Claude Seeley, three miles east and three north of Algona. Farm women who are interested In the course may obtain information from the Farm Bureau office. Committee Sends Report Recommendations which Kossuth county fanners wish embodied in the 1937 Agricultural Conservation program have been sum- marised by the county agricultural conservation committee and the county agricultural planning committee and sent to the State Con- sevation office in Des Moines, W. J. Frimml, chairman of the county committee has announced. The recommendations were those made by farmers at township meetings held recently In all parts of the county. Following Is a summary of the report sent to R. M. Evans, chairman of the State Agricultural Conservation Committee: All of the soil building practices of the 1936 program should be maintained in 1937 and in addition the use of timothy should be considered. Oats cut for hay or pastured should be Included as soil conserving when seeded with legumes and also Sudan pastured .If seeded with a legume. The township committees should be given authority to re-adjust the 1936 bases for 1937 and that the growing of flax be allowed on virgin land, not to be considered as an Increase to the soil depleting acres. This report represents the best summary that the County Committee could formulate from the many worthwhile suggestions received from all over the county. All township reports were carefully studied. The Kossuth County* report along with recommendations from other counties In the state will be summarized by the state committee and representatives from Iowa State College. The Iowa report will be sent to the Agricultural Ajustment Administration and studied along with recommendations from other states. The expressions of farmers in all ten states in the North Central region then will be molded to meet the needs of the entire region and coordinated with program recommendations of farmers from other regions. Kossuth county farmers will be kept informed of the progress In developing next year's program until the details of the new program are finally worked out before the first of the year. TheMan About Town Says "Minnesota, here* we come", is the cry of about thirty Algonians preparing for a week end holiday and the great football game at Minneapolis. According to some reports that city Is due for a good painting but the the few will be lost in the milling mobs and we will not hear from them again only by their own stories. * * * In the window of the Modern Dry Cleaners Is an attractive pair of shoes. Guessing as who could wear them by their size, Tom Holmes' feet look like they would fill in well. The shoes are a large wooden pair reminiscent of Holland tradition. * * * A week ago Sunday the Des Register had a picture of full back Rork of the Minnesota team. Underneath the picture in big black type was the name "Bullback Rork". That Is one way and an honest one at that of expressing the truth. * * * The • expressman unloaded a dog for Lyle Reynolds. Lyle opened he crate, the dog took one look at him, decided that to be enough and took to the open spaces. Lyle mrsued. He ran and he coaxed, le walked and he teased, the dog went In and out and around and so did the relentless Lyle. There was no giving up by man but the dog inally had put in a full day, from 8 in the morning until 5:30 at night, and permitted himself to be •aught. Penalties—A holiday for l.yle nursing tired feet and binding muscles. Another day finding clothes'to fit a form depleted with he melting of extra avoirdupois. * * » Little Ruby Murtha went to the store to get her mother a Red Sook. The clerk took a red book from the shelf and spent some time In telling Ruby xhe was too young to buy cigarette papers, Something or other played knock, knock, with the inside of the clerk's head for he fell or tumbled to the realization that there wera Breaks Ankle In Roller Skate Rink West Bend: Al Wildeman had the misfortune to have the bone in his ankle broken, Saturday evening while he was roller skat- Ing at Fenton. He was taken to a Fort Dodge hospital where he Is resting as well as could be expected. He la the youngest son of Mrs. L. J. Kohler Lwo kinds of red books, her magazine. Ruby got Tainting of store fronts, Interiors and so forth must be dono. Just why It must be done on a Saturday is a puzzle. The day of the largest crowds nnd the best day of the week for trade. Try to duck through a crowded entrance to a store front with a wet paint sign hanging on it. It can be done but look at the coat sleeve nnd then exasperate in words becoming the merchant. * * * Eddie Ofttrnm nan an hour at noon for lunch. The hour is filled to the last minute. Fifteen minutes are used going to and from the office, fifteen minutes are used to eat and the remaining time is spent at the dam with a fish pole. Eddie was casting away for pickerel and pike in his usual way when he got a strike of unprecedented proportions. He hooked a cf.rp in the rear fin and worked with him and played him out in an txclted period of time which ex- reeded his allotment. The carp was an eighteen pounder and the fun of landing it was worth the time missed, * * * If nil the builders of new houses "•ould get consistent and place the light meters in about similar places near the rear doors it would make a great saving on the reader and the home. An example: the reader enters the icrcnned porch, takes off his rubbers, opens a door and calls "Meter Man", goes through in order, :l-e kitchen, the dining room, a small hall, the living room, the p«rJor, a stairway, another long hall, a bedroom and Into a closet for the light meter. Reversing his tracks to the dining room and across It to the cellar door, a stairway and to the far side of the basement to the water meter. Up stairs and out through the back door he puts on his rubbers and crosses to the next home. Well, It's just an idea. LONE BOCK NEWS Mr. and Mrs. George Pettlt made a business trip to Fairmont, Minn., The Ladles Mite society met at mile and a half southwest of Lone Rock is completed. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Marlow moved to Algona Saturday, where Mr. Marlow is to be employed by the Mrs. Neal Smith dairy. Mr. Marlow was formerly employed at the F. C. Dackcn farm. Several people from Lone Rock attended the wedding of Imogene Roderick to Michael Elbert. Algona, Monday morning at the Catholic church. Algona. Mrs. Elbert formerly lived in Lone Rock. Fred Flaig and Harlan Blanchard went to Des Moines Tuesday evening on the train to get a new 1937 Chevrolet pickup truck for J. M. Blanchard. They returned home Wednesday, driving the truck. The Rev. Thomas Arends of Lender, Neb., has accepted the position as pastor of the Presbyterian church here. The family will move here in the near future. The former pastor was the Rev. S. M. Gladstone. Principal and Mrs. Charles Hill entertained at a Hallowe'en party, Friday e\-enlng. The following guests attended: Supt. and Mrs. V. V. Fry, Miss Mabel Howe, Miss Lillian Cootnbes. Miss Blanche Hendrickson. Miss Margaret Schloeman, Miss Leona Schultz, Donald Blanchard and Virgil Schrader of Burt, ST. JOE NEWS proup of friends at surprise birth- dny pnrty Sunday pvenlng honoring Miss Herlinda Frideres at her homo, it being her twenty-first birthday. The evening WHS spent nt games, after which a delicious lunch was served. The guest of honr received many beautiful gifts. Mrs. A. lj. Greenfield is on the sick list with the flu this week. Dorothea Pasley was sick Thursday night nnd unable to be in the school program. A democratic rally was held in the hull here last Tuesday even- Ing. Mr. Uonar, Algona, was the speaker. The Sexton Sunday school will give n rally day program, Sunday morning. Nov. 8, during the Sunday School hour. Edith Greenfield returned Friday noon from Algona where she hnd been since Wednesday morn- Ing with her aunt, Mrs. A. D. Richards. A Hallowe'en program and basket social was held at the Sexton school Thursday night with a faff attendance. Emma Voss of LtM 1 Verne is the teacher. Irene Capesius attended th«; coming of Iowa State College at Ames last Saturday. The Chester Sill family moved last week Saturday to the farm vacated by the Ray Vigue family. Mrs. Hugh Raney and Mrs. R. H. Skllllng spent Friday afternoon with Mrs. C. J. Sill of Plum Creek. Hugh Raney and Harry Bode of Plum Creek were in Mason City Wednesday evening attending a corn sealers' meeting. Will Lee. Montana, was here last week visiting his brother, George Lee, who farms west of Algona. Old neighbors will remember him for he formerly made his home with a sister, Mrs. Bud Greenstate, who lived on the John McQuIre farm. The William Hammers moved to their new home Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. John Fuhrmann spent Monday at the Adolph Fuhrmann home. Mr. and Mrs. Math Becker and family, Burl, were Sunday visitors at the Henry Bormann home. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Reding from. Whittemore accompanied Mr. and j Mrs. John B. Reding to Fort Dodge Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Mueller and family from Whittemore were Thursday evening callers at the John Frideres home. the home of Mrs. J. M. Blanchard, Mrs. Lucy Wagner and son, Nich- Ruth McKetf buys her own groceries. She cooks them, too. A few weeks pant she has been abod- ing in an apartment. As a news hawk she is tops. As a cook, well take somebody else's words, "The proof of the pudding is in the eating," and until one appetite Is satiated with good food a lingering doubt remains. * * • Tears back farm barns were about all painted red. Now it is hire to find a red barn. Notice this change when driving through the country. What is the reason? Thursday afternoon. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. W. J. Cotton. Mrs. Harlan Blanchard and her daughter, Patty Lee and Mrs. Lawrence Newbrough and son, Fritz, were guests at the Ralph Rledel Home in Fenton, Friday. The Mothers' club will meet at the home of Mrs. J. M. Blanchard, Wednesday afternoon. Hostesses will be Mesdaraes J. M. Blanchard, Merwyn Marlow and Charles Hill. Gerald Welner spent from Saturday until Tuesday visiting friends at Shelby. Mrs. Henry Welner accompanied him as far as Odebolt, where she visited at the Edward McDonough home. Mr. and Mrs, S. M. Gladstone and family moved in with their daughter and husband, the A. A. Kruegers, until their new home a olas and Mrs. John B. Reding were visitors at the Theodore Schroeder home In Wesley Friday afternoon. A large number of people from here attended the St. Cecelia's church bazaar at Algona and the iacred Heart bazaar at Llvermore the past week. The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. St. T. McGuIre was baptized Luke Theodore Sunday in St. Joseph's church. Sponsors were Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Illg. Math Mergen and daughters, Alberta and Anne and Mr. and Mrs Art Mergen from Dell Rapids South Dakota, returned home on Friday after a week's visit at the John Berte home. Mr. Mergen Is Mm. Berte's father. 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