Cedar Rapids Gazette, February 25, 1974, Page 10

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette February 25, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 25, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa «' :cc.:^x<Xvw iWiwli IO TW Cdir Rapids Gtzrtte: Mw . Feb. 25, 1>74 fawn Neutt Cattle Group Considers Direct Sales Services — Go7pf*e photo bv Al Stogie Royal Tuttle, second from right, who has been a leader of the Florence Hawkeyes 4-H club since it was founded 40 years ago, was presented a gold plated paper weight shaped in the 4-H insignia by Ray Schulte, jr., second from left, club president,and Tuttle s fellow leaders, Bernard Schulte, left, and John Brockschink, right. Over IOO attended a reception for Tuttle at the United Methodist church in Norway Sunday. Florence Hawkeyes Club Cites Tuttle for 40 Years as Leader N 0 R W A Y - Over KHI friends and neighbors paid tribute here Sunday to Royal Tuttle on his fortieth year as a leader of the Florence Hawk-eyes 4-H club. The 19 members of the club presented Tuttle with a gold plated paper weight molded in the shape of a 4-H insignia, and Mrs. Bernard Schulte, whose husband is the club’s assistant leader, served a cake, also in the design of the 4-H insignia. Founder Tuttle was one of the founders of the 4-H club back in 1934 ‘There was 441 percent employment,” Tuttle said of the year the club started. “Corn sold for a dime a bushel. We had $2.50 (a hundredweight) hogs and $1.50 cattle. “We started out at a crawl, but soon we were off and running ” One of his 4-H members showed the grand champion at the Iowa State fair in 1938 Three from his club were elected Benton county 4-H presidents, and four others were named county vice-presidents. Another Champion Tuttle recalled how disap-pointed one of his 4-H members was back in the 1940s when his steer stood 17th at the county fair. “We went over to Jones county and picked out a steer that we both kind of liked.” Tuttle recalled. “The steer C-O-M-I-N-G FARM AUCTIONS As Previously Advertised m The Gazette Farm Pages Tuttdav Ftb 24: Sol*, Holsteins. misc., Patrick Beekman 6 mi. NE of Coggon Wednesday, reb 27: Close out sole. I pm, mach Orville WriaM. ISmi. W of Toddville Saturday. March 2: Clast auf sale. ll JO a m., mach . misc . Ban Wood. I1? mi SE ot Olin Close eat sat#. 12 IO d rn . mach , hh goods. Jamas Pltiaarold. 2 mi. E of Marion Salt. 12. Holsteins, teed, Larea Kelioe IO ml W of Mon tlcetio Close out sale. I p m., mach , hh goods, Marvin Wiley. 3’/j mi SE of Walker Porns sale. 12 30 p rn . moth PaMas and Sans. 7 mi SE of Elkader Porm sale. I p m , mach., Robert Olhr ma, 4VS mi W of Blairstown Sunday. Morea I Soto. lpm mach , horses, feed, misc., Re* Rickets. 4 mi NE of Martelle Saturday. March ♦: Close out sale, I 30 p m,, moch , CyrM Boddicker, W edge of New hon Thursday, March 14: Form sole, ll a rn., moch , livestock Horry Bornts, I % mi NE of Alburnett Saturday, March 14: Close out sole, 11:30 a.m., moch., misc Willlom Schmidt. 3> j mi NW of Springville went on ta be champian at the Benton county fair and the Iowa State fair.” The 4-H organization, Tuttle said. “could not have existed without the help of parents. “I believe the deep roots of America are in organizations such as this and in small towns such as this.” Tributes Rex Conn, former farm editor of The Gazette, pointed out that “six or eight generations of 4-H members have been touched by the work of Royal Tuttle." “Royal saw to it that the job was done,” ( leon Herriott of Cedar Rapids, a former Linn county extension director, said of Tuttle. Others paying tribute to Tuttle were: Russell Swenson of Cedar Rapids, area extension director, Bill Meigs and Mrs. Ann Harrison, both with the Benton county extension service at Vinton. Tom Sherlock of Oxford, an auctioneer, Al Swegle, The Gazette, and his brother, Otis, who farmed with Royal for 53 years two miles southwest of Norway. Special tributes were also made by Ray Schulte, jr., club president, and John Brockschink, club leader The reception was held at the Cnited Methodist church in Norway. A significant amount of land is being lost from agricultural production in the nation each year. Approximately 3 million acres are being taken out of farmland annually. AMES (UPI) — A group of north Iowa beef producers told the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association here Friday that they are interested in setting up a “centralized cattle-selling’’ operation Proposal Ixirry Kallem, executive secretary of the association, said the cattlemen proposed establishing a network of fieldmen who would work w itll Iowa beef producers iii marketing slaughter cattle. Hi' said the association’s board of Netolicky Duroc Sells for $5,200 PAUL S VALLEY, Okla. -Netolicky Duroc Farms of Amana, Iowa, sold an August boar at the Southwest Duroc C(ingress here for $5,200 to Fred Haley of Canton, Ga The hoar placed 14th in a class of 15 entries. The Iowa breeders also sold a bred gilt for $575 to an Oklahoman and an open gilt to an Arkansas buyer for $450, The farm is operated by Clarence and I-irry Netolicky and is located four and a half miles northeast of East Amana. The Netolicky family exhibited the senior champion gilt at the show last year. directors would consider the cooperative marketing plan at its March 5 meeting. “Iowa cattle feeders are marketing their animals now at a loss of $200 per head based on current market prices," Kallem said “These men meeting with us want to take steps to help correct this situation ” Misinformation Kallem said the group also feels meat packers are using misinformation to buy their cattle too cheaply and more marketing information should be made available to combat this trend. Former Hog Buyer Charged by USDA WASHINGTON (UPI) -The U.S. department of agriculture said Monday a former Hampton. Iowa, hog buyer has been charged with violating the payment requirements of the Packers and Stockyards Act The USDA said Paul Grei-m ann of Hampton was charged with issuing insufficiently funded checks for more than $23,1X10 worth of livestock from June through September,’’73. Its a favorite ninerican cocktail—'the whiskey sour —made even U-tter with Amt rica’s favorite whiskey—Seagram’s 7 Crown. Just squeeze one lemon, add a teaspoon of fine sugar, and I ounce's of 7 ( row’n. Shake it with ice, dress it with an orange ice and a cherry, and you’ve got it made. Seagram's 7 Crown. It's America's favorite. PERPETUAL Go/etb’ photo by Al Swegle State Champion Barbara Lindahl, 17, of Vinton showed the grand champion at the Iowa state spring market hog show in Cedar Rapids Saturday. The hog, a Hampshire-Duroc crossbred, was named the best of 323 entries. Barbara is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lindahl, who market 1,500 head of hogs a year on their 260-acre farm four miles southwest of Vinton. Farm Progress Site Selected FORT IX)DGE — The Farm hi* harvesting and tillage Progress Show will be held demonstrations. Approximable lier I through 3 this year t**ly 750 acres of corn will be on the LUM) acre Dale Rieke harvested during the show farm in Vincent, five miles Stalk shredders and discs will east of Fort IXxige    follow the combines. Then the Highlights of the show will fields will be plowed. Right now we’re paying an accelerated 5% yearly interest on passbook accounts. And that 5% is compounded daily to yield 5.1 3% yearly. Interest is paid from day-in to day-out. And you’ve got safety in numbers . . . $20,000 to be exact. WITlUtM COMI**! It I c AMtfOCAR BHIKKU - A SUND 66 WOW Stapra V#f Stven^j Tro I I i    I SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION I 10 Second Ave , S E. • Cedar Rapids, Iowa • Telephone 366 I 851 Iowa City Branch I 32 East Washington • Telephone 338 9/51 Some people call it the interest column, but we see it as the passing lane ... because whatever is down the road from you ... a new home, children’s education, travel . . . you’ll get there faster and go further on our interest. Your accounts are insured safe to this amount by the F.S.L.I.C. Open a more-for-your-money savings account today. Make regular deposits. And you’ll pass your expectations. Ride on! '■Morijbt youfMoney" ;

  • Al Swegle
  • Ann Harrison
  • Barbara Lindahl
  • Bernard Schulte
  • Bill Meigs
  • Cyrm Boddicker
  • Dale Rieke
  • Fred Haley
  • Harold Lindahl
  • Horry Bornts
  • Ixirry Kallem
  • John Brockschink
  • Larea Kelioe Io
  • Olin Close
  • Orville Wriam
  • Patrick Beekman
  • Ray Schulte
  • Rex Conn
  • Robert Olhr Ma
  • Royal Tuttle
  • Russell Swenson
  • Tom Sherlock
  • Willlom Schmidt

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: February 25, 1974

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