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Albert Lea Evening Tribune Farm Tab Newspaper Archives Oct 19 1942, Page 14

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Albert Lea Evening Tribune Farm Tab (Newspaper) - October 19, 1942, Albert Lea, MinnesotaPAGE FOURTEEN ALBERT LEA EVENING TRIBUNE FARM TAB. MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 19*2 BUYER AND SELLER OF “KANSOTA” ONIONS yearly the now famous Dutch Windmill brand of table vegetables all over the country. Since the training camps for the United States armed forces have been established, local vegetables, of A l calibre have been going to mess. One of the Oldest Produce Firms The By C. Hollmann Produce Co. is one of the oldest produce firms in St. Louis. They ship out of all large vegetable growinf, sections in the country—potatoes, onions, cabbage and apples. This firm has a large office and warehouse in St. Louis, with facilities for loading 21 trucks at one time on one side of the building and on the opposite side trackage for fourteen refrigerator cars. In the early days they operated one of the largest kraut factories in the country, manufacturing ani shipping five hundred carloads of kraut each year, most of it going to the southern states. The company at present is specializing in horse radish roots and shipping barrels and sacKs from coast to coast. Mr Haney’s invitation. It says: “Kansota Farms Corp. Visitors Welcome.” p,    ti    KansOta £r™#CorpT*’«*"•«• •ack of Yellow Globes. Long Time Dealers In Our Local Vegetables Hollmann Produce Co. of St. Louis Ships Out Many Cars Yearly livening Tribune have noted, ha.4 been giving some interesting information concerning crop an I marketing conditions throughout this community. Mr. Metcalf lias been with the By C\ Hollmann Produce Co. for the past forty-one years and for the last 25 years has been its aecretary*treas It will be note ii th it the pi< lures of the mow storm shown on page 2 were taken by Charles K Metcalf, representing the Bv t Hollmann Produce Co. of st Lou Ic. Mo Mr Met! tlf. whose pie r ^ Hfi has been coming to this tare appears on th * pat*. wit ,    for    gixteen yrarrt now, and J<*»• so Haney of "    ...    .    makes    ids    headquarters    at    the Farms Corp of south of Al -    Mbert.    Mrs. Metcalf, who Leu, is w<‘ll known in tin v »< in ; ajwayl) very much interested in tty. He was here buying produce ,-,r busbaod’s work, especially in for his complin) al the time or,    ------- the storm and. as render* of tn Freeborn county, often accompan- Pete tAe     pp it’s    ^ awd ON THE HOG MARKET triple-tested TV* la 4m ,—---- I* ai Alt* H*»* M «sro (««4* WM it, ly *RtV« mom I* •    Pro*#1*    ikfOvfk    refill    * •tip'oe** •"<* tk* mn* f« *****    !**d I c.-'»? «*• bs* •* tout OI Alt* NOW ERLANDSON & SON I IOO S. Broadway    Phone    3900 ies him, and was here this time. Not Just Ordinary Produce People Mr. Metcalf and his company are not just ordinary produce people. They are very old and valuable friends, closely identified with the agriculture history of our county. When the Hollandale peat land* were first opened up foi cultivation and the first Irish Cobbler* that were raised out the!c began to want a marke . Mr. Metcalf came to town to buy and ship seed potatoes, which were Hollandale’* earliest ven Hires. The first five carloads of Certified Seed Cobblers eve! i shipped out of this new rich marked garden center, went to the, Hollmann people, trucked to, Clarks Grove for railroad aecom-; modations on th<- Rock Island | That was in 192:1. Mr. Metcalf I bought and saw to the loading j J and shipping of these cars. A    couple of    years    later this firm built their large warehouse on Maple Island. I hat fall, October 18th to be exact, they shipped out 40 carloads of certified seed Cobbler potatoes, a whole train load, trucked    also    to Clarks Grove. Mr. Metcalf engineered the    purchasing and    shipping of    ; this lot too. The TK)tatoos went to St.    Louis and    were    sold to St.    j Louis county growers and also to growers in the vicinity of Last St, Louis, 111. Hollandale seed potatoes are now well established in all grow-i ing sections in Missouri, Illinois I and many southern states. Record Yield* From Hollandale Potatoes The Hollmann people report i that they learn through their var-| ions agents that there have been I record yields from Certified Dutch Windmill brand seed potatoes, which are now* grown under the • direct supervision of Ben Pieha, I manager of the association in I Hollandale, end a field expert. I Hollandale potatoes, a* every housewife knows, are also very good for cooking and have prov- i e<l to be exceedingly popular. The onions from these farms j are in demand on all markets of the nation and many of them have been exported. It was through the Hollandale Marketing Association that Mr Metcalf bought the IO car* of seed potatoes. The association was or ganged that J ear, 192a. Be still does business with this organization, which has grown with. the community it sen es, and through his compony In St. La>uis, ships Vitamins To Keep ’Em Fit (Continued from page 13) and he explained that it was rye. After the vegetables are out of I the ground rye is planted and before frost finally kills it a good I green stand covers the fields. I This is plowed under for a soil I balancer. The tops give some ni-j trogen and the roots help loosen i the earth. The mineral land is j plowed In the fall and the peat j the following spring. The farms are operated scientifically and with the most modern equipment. Visitors Welcome Many people from all over this and surrounding counties come to the Kansota Farms for small amounts of vegetable*, carrying them away in their cars, potatoes, onions, cabbages, carrot*. “These people are always welcome and Weare glad to take care of them,’’ said Mr. Haney. “Kven if they don t want to buy anything, we want visitors and will be glad to show them around.” The sign at the side of the highway backs up \cuS^attI GIFTS FOR [SERVICE HEN m'Ttotf/m Only 15 Days Left To Do Your Christmas Shopping For Our    Soland Sailors across the seas We Have New Merchandise Arriving Every Day 2 ft. $1.25 CANDY Mr*. Steven*. TOILET SOAP Per Bar RAZOR BLADES 10c,. 50c Package 6c & 10c "You Don't Have to Die to Beat the NEW YORK LIFE" JtasuUd fylve&tad Albert Lea Dial 5340 Be sure to read my ad in the October issue of Successful Farming. Special Service Men’* STATIONERY $1,00 A Large Display of Special Soldiers’ Greeting Cards We are glad to special pack and wrap all merchandise bought at our store for over seas mailing. Lueck-Sanders Drag Company Kansota Farms Appreciates the trade in Vegetables from the people of Albert Lea and community and invite all to visit, the KANSOTA FARMS where you can purchase Potatoes Onions Carrots Cabbage

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