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Albert Lea Evening Tribune Farm Tab (Newspaper) - October 19, 1942, Albert Lea, Minnesota flLBtPT LtA IVtninG TRI cunt VOLUME IMONDAY, OCTOBER-19, I 942 ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA, NUMBER 5Blue Ribbon WinnersSixteen Freeborn County 4-H Club Boys a nd Girls Exhibit at Junior Livestock Show__ Sixteen Freeborn county 4-H j boys and girls are attending the Junior Livestock Show wtiioti is being held at South St. Paul this week. The club members left on Sunday. October 18, with their livestock exhibits as each one showing placed high in his class at the Freeborn County Fair in August. There are eight baby beeves, two fat barrows, three single fat lambs, one trio of lambs and one market pen of poult ry. Those who are exhibiting and the breed of animal shown are: Baby beef—Calvin Lyle, Oakland, Angus; William Lyle, Jr.. Oak land, Angus; Bob Guy, Oakland Hereford; Marvin Christi si nsin Freeborn, Angus; Leroy Behr. Conger, Shorthorn; Wanda. .A.ttig, Glenville, Shorthorn; Cor fine Sandkamp, Glenville, Hereford: Joy Hendrickson, Jr., London, Hereford. Fat barrow-—Olsxf Lun de. Moscow, Chester ^’hite; Palmer Hanson, Hayward. Spotted Poland China. Fat lamb — Francis Miller, Moscow; Mary Miller, Moscow; TSonald Drencher, Albert Lea. Lamb trio — X>onald Miller, Moscow. Poultry— -VS arion Jensen, Mansfield, White Hocks. Marion Jensen showed the- grand champion pen over all breeds at the Freeborn County Fair. The other champions in their class at the county fair were Calvin Lyle, Olaf Lunde and Francis NXillerv At the Junior Livestock Show they are showing and competing against boys and girls w*xo were prize winners in their res Ejective counties over the state. Between SOO and 900 4-H club na embers are competing there thi« week. County Agent Willis Lawson and Herman Vossen, club agent, accompanied the delegation t her*. Summing Up % The Season in This County On the Whole It Haa Been a Very Good One, Say* Waiis Lawson “Corn husking, about Hie last of the ‘ Foods for Victory” harvest inc jobs the farmers have- to do this year, has been delayed about; two weeks.** said County Agent Willis Lawson, in a very recent interview. “This has ban unusual season due to t: toe large amount of moisture w. hich has) beld back considerable fa rro w ork. and hindered the ripen in s? of crops and their harvesting. “Yet, the rain made- excellent hay crops and fine pasturace, gome of the hay was hard to get put away in good shape, but the farmers are going into T Le winter with an ample supply of* feed. •Due to the rain th*- «~orn crop It not as large as it relight have been,** declared Mr. l^a w -on, but the quality ta exceptionally good The heavy freeze in Septemlxr found the corn practically all ma lure, but there were socae fields CALVIN LYLE WILL SHOW HIS GRAND CHAMPION ANGUS STEER Calvin Lyle and his grand champion Angus steer which he is »h o wi ng t bi s week at ?he Junior Live.toe Ic    Show Calvin oiven grand championship over all breed* .    the 4-H fat cattle “a,, at th. Freeborn Count/ Fair. In add.*.on to bern, In the baby beef project Calvin has been very much interested in other activities. He was a member of the County LH dairy judging team, he scored second h.gh in the IO market pig    " placed first with a Milking Shorthorn belter at the County Fair. Calvin is a son of Mr. and Mrs. William Lyle of Orland He is a senior in the Austin high school. that could have stood having the frot-t hold ofT a couple of week a. “However, a few years ago, if a frost like that had come ho early in the season, much of the corn would not have been at the stage it was this year. This Is because farmers are planting hybrid corn now, bef a use this variety has been bred for earlier maturity. It is not known Just how the seed corn situation will be next spring, but it Is hoped that the hybrid seed was far enough aiong to insure a seed crop for next year. Hard on Soybeans “The must serious effect of the , frost was on the soybean crop. Mr Lawson went on. “and it not yet kno wn bow that *dl turn out BecSusie of the rains this spring the- planting of soybeans wa* delays «J and since the wet condition* continued during the summer, ti use plants stayed green longer than normal A number of bean field* in the county were a1 ready maturoi but a large amount wa* still Ira the green Hag*. • **A majority of the vegetables were not a* r tautly injured by the frosts or t Le mow that fell September 2Gtdb. Good weather following brought tb*m out very (Coca t»nu* d on page 2) Our Advertisers This Farm magazine is made possible through the co-operation of the business firms brhoa* ad vertisements appear inside. They will appreciate your patronage, Advertiaer    Page    No. ALBERT LEA BAKING CO .. 11 A. LEA BLDG. A LOAN 18 A. LEA COOP DAIRY BAR ALBERT LEA MILK CO A. LEA AUTOBODY WORKS 12 BEHRENDS DRUG STORE 2 14 BERTELSON LUMBER CO . S ERLANDSON A SON    ... I FIRST NATIONAL BANK.... 4 FREEBORN CO COOP OIL.. IS GAM Bt I STORES ....... 11 J. M GENDLER      15 GILLOT FU AOF -ON ....... 5 GULBRANDSON HOWE CO. H HOLLMANN PRODUCE CO.. JOHNSRUD FOOD STORE ... KANSOTA FARMS KEPPLE IMPLEMENT CO .. LUECK - SANDE RS .... MIDWAY'S SUPER SERVICE ST. PAUL CLOTH'G HAROLD ULVESTAD SCHMIDT’® ... ...... SPICER’S DRUG STORE SPURGEONS .  ....... WAL LACE 5    ............ ZETTERHOLMT OE PLL CO.. 15 10 14 2 14 2 dh,

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