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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 25, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 10 TW Coltr KipMs Gtitttt: MM., Ftb. 25. H74 Town Neutt Cattle Group Considers Direct Sales Services Gazelle photo by Al Swegle 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 Turtle's fellow leaders, Bernard Schulte, left, and John Brockschink, right. Over 100 attended a reception for Turtle at the United Methodist church in Norway Sunday. Florence Hawkeyes Club Cites Tuttle for 40 Years as Leader NORWAY Over 100 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 found- ers of the 4-H club back in 1934. "There was 40 percent em- Tuttle said of the year the club started. "Corn sold_ for a dime a bushel. We had (a hundredweight) hogs and cattle. "We started out at a crawl, bat soon we were off and run- ning." 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 Tuttle recalled. "The steer C-0-M-I-N-G FARM AUCTIONS As Previously Advertised in The Gazette Farm Pages Tuesday, Fab. 24: Sale, Holsleins, misc., Patrick 6 ml. NE of Cogaon. Wednesday, Feb. a: Close out tali, 1 a.m.. orvllle Wright, I B, mi. w at Toddville. 5oturdav> March 2: close out sole, a.m., mach., misc., Ron Wood, IVj mi. SE of Olln. Close out sole, a.m., mach., hh. goods, James Fitzgerald, 2 ml. ot Marion. Sale, 12, Holstelns, feed, Loren Kehoe, 10 ml. W of Mon- ticello. Close out sale, 1 p.m., mach., hh. goods, Marvin Wiley, ml. SB at Walker. Farm sale, p.m., mach.. Panics and Sens, 7 mi. SE of Elkader. Farm sale, 1 p.m., mach., Robert Ginr- ing, 4'A ml. W of Blalrstown. Sunday, March 3: Sale, I D.m., mach., horses, feed, misc.. Rex Rickets, mi. NE of Martelle. Saturday, March 9: Close out sale, p.m., mach., Cyril Boddlcker, w edge of Newholl. Thursday, March 14: Farm sale, 11 a.m., mach., livestock Harry Bornts, mi. NE of Alburnett. Saturday, March H: Close out sale, o.m., mach., misc., William Schmidt, 3V: mi. NW of Sprlngvllle. went on to be champion 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 edi- tor 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 Cleon 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 exten- sion director, Bill Meigs and Mrs. Ann Harrison, both with the Benton county extension service at Vinton, Tom Sher- lock 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 United Methodist church in Norway. It's a favorite American whiskey sour even better with America's favorite Crown. Just squeeze one lemon, acid a teaspoon of fine sugar, and L1 t ounces of 7 Crown. Shake it, with ice, dress it with an orange slice and a cherry, and you've got it made. Seagram's 7 Crown. It's America's favorite. Cltfc. 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 A group of north Iowa bwf producers told the Iowa Cattlemen's As- sociation here Friday that they are interested in setting up a "centralized eattle- st'lling" operation. Proposal Uirry Kallem, executive secretary of the association, said the cattlemen proposed establishing a network of fieldmen who would work with Iowa beef producers in mar- keting slaughter cattle. He said the association's board of Netolicky Duroc Sells for PAUL'S VALLEY, Okla. Netolicky Duroc Farms of Amana, Iowa, sold an August boar at the Southwest Duroc Congress here for to Fred Haley of Canton, Ga. The boar placed 14th in a class of 15 entries. The Iowa breeders also sold a bred gill for to an Oklahoman and an open gilt to an Arkansas buyer for The farm is operated by Clarence and Larry Netolicky and is located four and a half miles north- east of East Amana. The Netolicky family exhi- bited 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 per head baseti on current market 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 a n n of Hampton was charged with issuing insuf- ficiently funded checks for more than worth of livestock from June through pnoro hy Al Sweole 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 head of hogs a year on their 260-acre farm four miles southwest of Vinton. Farm Progress Site Selected FORT DODGE-The Farm Progress Show will bo held October 1 through 3 this year on the acre Dale Ricke farm in Vincent, five miles east of Fort Dodge Highlights of the show will be harvesting and tillage demonstrations. Approxima- tely 750 acres of corn will be harvested during the show. Stalk shredders and discs will follow the combines. Then the fields will be plowed. tuwu DiBWims mmm uc WDICIN WSUV-A BUND, te PROOF Some people call it the interest cojumn, 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. 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 to be exact. 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! SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION 110 Second Avo., S.E. Cedar Rapids, Iowa Tolophono Iowa City Branch: 1 32 East Washington Tolophono 338-9751
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