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Albert Lea Evening Tribune Farm Tab Newspaper Archives Dec 14 1942, Page 1

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Albert Lea Evening Tribune Farm Tab (Newspaper) - December 14, 1942, Albert Lea, MinnesotaAL MRT LIA tVininG TAI BU Iii MBuntj ii rixiik cwf 4-H CLUB REPORTED VOLUME I ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1942 'NUM I SER 7HOLIDAYGREETINGS Greetings to our readers from the Farm Tab. Greetings also from all the boys and girls of our rural munities who have done such remarkable work for Victory this past year of war. With the goal of making elub work at 1<>0 per cent program lor victory, Minnesota’s 4-H club boys and girls are increasing their ac tivity in salvage and in food pro duct ie- As their contribution to increasing activity on the foot! produc-1 tion front, blore than 19,000 live stock members, the highest nuns ber in the history of 4-H < iub wor’ in Minnesota, contributed to the wartime needs for dairy, polk and poultry products. Older boys enrolled in the 4 H market litter project added some 5,000 hogs to the nation’s supply of polk. The value of the 4 ll livestock projects went over the million mark. Thir teen tho    Hi I ii victory gardens were p'    * on Minnesot farms, an increase of 6,000 over 1941. In food p luction project oth er than canning, nearly 12,®o0 4 ii club members were enrolled, and in clothing conservation slightly over 11,000. Thirty - five hundred 4 H girls were enrolled in canning during 1942, r00 more than in 1941. As a result of the salvage activity of 4-H members durin 1942, 8,500,000 pounds of metal, rubber and paper ere added to th** na J tin- scrap pile, Every 4 ll group took part in the salvage campaign In most cases, the mon* recel\• d I rom sales of scrap was turned in to war bonds an ! imps. During Fire Prevention v eek October 4 to IO, 4-H club bn; - an I girls checked farm building.-' tor fire bar Is at turned in check sheets to the state I H Hub otf\< < showing what they found and what the;, did about i’ In meeting the manpower deb ; ciency on Minnesota farms, aje proximately in.'Kki, oi all hut the very young* t dub rn* inliers, have taken an set ive part "Flying Squadron ” of I ll mem* bern give timely informal on food pi ©din i ion and < rn ti saturn, wool etenscrvatlon ami wartime Clothing, p 11J ital til in o- and Iii it sid, null it m>r» am1 mod to lith An average of BS demonstrations have been given in Minus eta counties, and over ♦< o demon tritium on Important wartime ai truth on the bono front w • given during State Fair Foul thousand club tnembei have Helved as junior lea '' in the pa 1 year, a assist anti- to t lie "I,OMO adult leader ■> Our Advertisers This Farm magazine is made possible through the cooperation of the business firm* whose advertise merits appear inside. They wdl apprec tat*- your patronage. Advertiser    Page    No. ALEF R T LEA BAKING CO..    15 A. LEA BLOG A I OAN    H A Lf A COOP DAIRY BAR    12 AL BF PT LEA MILK CO    7 BEHRENDS DRI G STORE 14 BF. RTL! SON I UMEH R CO...    6 ! BURNSMOOR DAIRY ....... 8 ERLANDSON <4 SON ...... 10 Fust Nat’L BANF    12 FREEBORN CO COOP OIL 13 GAMBLE STORES ...... 14 ! / M GE NOLF R    4 GILDNER LACI ON    5 GULBRANDSON MDWf CO 10 KF PP LE IM PL E ’I N 7 CO 8 LUECK SANDE HS DRUG    9 M DWA f S S' *' R r '’VICE 2 ST, PAUL CLO HO HOUSE 15 SC H V I O . *    9 SPICER'S CH' SGC    Ii WA LL ACt S I ZI r IERHOLM v , On,    4From    the Farm Tab and From the 4-H Club That Has Done An Outstanding Job for Victory This Past Year VIRGINIA JOLSON RECEIVES A NATIONAL AWARD B€ST wishes I I I I I I Virginia Jolson of th** North Newry 4H club received a national award for Clothing Achievement which is one of the highest awards a Clothing cirl can receive. She was presented with a $200 scholarship by the educational bureau of the Spool Cotton company at a banquet in Chicago during the club congress November 29 to December 2. Virginia was first selected as the outstanding cloth mg club member in Freeborn county and also a state winner. She received the trip to the c!ub con gees* for being the state clothing winner. Her record in clothing and as an all around good 4 H club member were the qualities on which she was selected In her si/ years as a clothing member sue made 181 garments for herself and other family members and 115 household areoles at well as sewing and knitting for the Red Cross. She hat had the champion clothing exhibit from the county three times and has placed in the blue and red ribbon groups at the State Fair. Virginia has be«fh a jTn>or leader for four years and it alto an outstanding bread club member. Virginia was a fco %• letted as a winner because of he1, willingness to help othee boyt and girls make a success of tee ■ club work. She feel* she has received so much from club work that she wants to do all sh*- can to give other boys and girls these same privileges which is indeed a fine attitude

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