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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 3, 1929, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE WEDNESDAY APR 3 29 NINE EWS AND VIEWS OF INTEREST TO FARMERS 1TTER ROADS FARMING THIS PAGE EDITED BY ARTHUR PICKFORD BETTER SOCIAL LIFE BETTER SCHOOLS ADE MONEY BY NOT SPENDING Conditions Are Changed Even on Farms Says Farm Editor ARTHUR PIOKFOJ1D friend who was born in Amboy sends us a clipping from the jboy News quoting the Chicago rkets for farm products on irch 19 1879 just 50 years ago ci asks what farmers would do If h prices prevailed today and how comes that many farmers were 11 off then Chicago Market March 19 1879 Chicago market report for this ek to 10 to Good 1410 to 440 Medium to 10 Butchers Stock 265 to 75 Stock 5260 to 5360 Good and Sheep Common to Choice 5350 to fresh 16c to Wheat No 2 Spring No 2 33c No 2 Rye No 2 46c Barley No 2 Award Certificates of Merit at Annual Meeting of Floyd Cow Testers CHARLES CITY April The Floyd county cow test association No 1 held its annual meeting at the Farm Bureau office Friday night The officers elected for the ensuing year are President G E Tracy Nashua vice president I O Bartz Rudd and second treasurer R K Runner Charles City The annual business was taken care of at this time and certificates of merit were awarded to Claude and Ray Huntley both of Nashua Other persons receiving certificates but not in attendance at the mert ing are Henry F Brandau Rudd H W Winterink Charles City Ralph Rockzein Charles City nnd C Ellis Charles City It requires 6 members to form an asspciation so as to keep the tester busy each working day of the month Anyone interested in joining the association can file his name with the tester or Farm Bureau office It is hoped that enough persons be Poultry Men Prepare for World Congress interested to develop during association PrSfarf according rost of production and some of ose above are high barley and for instance A bushel of corn II make about eight pounds of rk At 33 cents a bushel one nd of pork would cost 4 cents 41213 a hundred weight By e rule if corn cost 90 cents a shel one pound of pork would cost 125 or a hundred weight Ich is what 250 pound hogs are th today If the farmer 50 years sold hogs for less than 4125 he not getting market price for his 3ggs at 16 cents a dozen 50 years i were much more profitable than at 25 cents today should not be forgotten that labor is more than twice as as 50 years ago land costs pe and four times as much and fs are at least double he taxes on a quarter section would be about 550 now they and common lumber could be bought for a thousand On Different Tcvel lit the main reason why per of today can not make as money as his grandfather did hcause we are all living on a the to FARM SURPLUS GIVEN BLAME North Dakota College Presi dent Gives Views to House Committee WASHINGTON April 3 The farm surplus of the world rath er than that of the United States is causing distress to the farmers of the country John L Coulter presi dent of the state agricultural col lege of North Dakota told the house agriculture committee yesterday in testimony on the new farm aid bill Crops produced in other countries where lands and labor were cheap he said were driving American pro ducts from the markets and leaving the American farmer with a surplus the on his hands Come as Substitutes They come into this country plane and the farm entitled to live there as well as ptnercli Improbably bis grandmoth lid the trimming Hunday suit was worn only on and on special occasions and fbnily went to church in a or wagon with two spring seats l board The boys spent 50 on the Fourth of July and were lucky if they went to one fcert or entertainment besides in a year and the girls knitted the and the men wore htck FINDS APPETITES ARE PARTICULAR Wellman Stock Raiser Says j Cattle Like Molasses for Seasoning WELLMAN April 3 have appetites aa particular as those of persons It would seem from Ihe experience of Russell Bell who lives six miles southwest of hero They appreciate seasoning of their food just as humans do Tbo seasoning is molasses Molisses Bell says is the stuff that makes them step up and eat Often I will break the corn up for them and they will wait until tiic molasses is poured over the corn be fore they will touch it Bell has 250 steers and 700 hogs on his farm and each day they cat 120 bushels of corn a half barrel of molasses and eight bales of alfalfa lay Bells farm also boasts about 700 white leghorn chickens and he lauls manure all the time Most of Mr Bells cattle came from Johnson and Washington counties A few loads were bought In Colorado His hogs were bought in the neighborhood and at a termi nal market Bell this year has fed a little more than half of the 30000 bushels of corn he bought for his herds He will feed the cattle ullil I midsummer he says He storied feeding them in October Increases His Egg Profit by Sending to Chicago Relative LAKE WILLS April send ing eggs to relatives at Chicago were sold at the top F C Klford Ottawa president of the Worlds Poultry Science association The White Leghorn cockerel above and the White Plymouth Rock hen helow ixre types of American poultry to bo exhibited at the fourth congress shirts every working only one a week day and I pair of boots would last them lar and cost and a Sunday I could be bought for S15 I good country school teacher got i month and Iowa coal was a ton No books other than 1 books were bought and one kly newspaper was their only Section with the outside world Funerals Not Expensive lunerals were not expensive oe se caskets were plain and rses were seldom used Some neighbor loaned the family a Ing buggy to carry the loved one Rot one child in 300 went past cighth grade in school and coun roads were mostly an ungraded Ip of land four rods wide where public might wander at will the easiest track The reed organ was the most ex lisive piece of furniture in the use and not every family had a ing machine the farmer could keep present prices and live as cheaply as his landfather he could save money It he will not live on that plane Id the nation cannot afford to Ive him contributes more to the wel re of the world for what he gets pk than any other class and he ould demand as pood a living It for the nation at large to that he frets it largely in the form of substitutes he added explaining that imported molasses used in the manufacture of industrial alcohol was displacing rican corn while starch imports left growers in this country with po tatoes to throw away He urged that the problem be dealt with by tariff revision to pre serve the domestic market for Am erican producers and suggested that members of the agriculture commit tee present the case to the ways and means committee Coulter favored creation of a farm board to aid the farmer in bal ancing production and demand Stabilization corporations also would be valuable he said but he disagreed with suggestions that they should be controlled b3 the government Instead of by the farm ers Coulter said that in anticipation of the enactment of farm relief leg islation that would be effective plans already were being made to increase the acreage in production during the season Touches on Philippines Turning to the problem of dealing with the Philippine Islands farm products Coulter said congress should say frankly to them whether they might expect their indepen dence and proceed accordingly If we intend to give them their ndepcndencc we should put them on the same tariff basis as Cuba and not allow them to go abroad and build up an artificial agricultur al situation on the expectation tVat they will eventally become a slate he said By FRANK I WJ5LLER Associated Press Farm Editor WASHINGTON fourth Worlds Poultry congress at Lon don in July of next year will be at tended by hundreds of American poultrymen prominent in the Otta wa congress last year American interests are preparing Bow for the trip that will take abroad the finest poultry the Unit ed States can produce The time in tervening is sufficient to breed up stock and give the American indus try opportunity to make scientific selection of show ring fowls The congress is being organized by the English ministry of agricul ture and fisheries in conjunction with the board of agriculture for Scotland and the ministry of agri culture for northern Ireland Every branch of the poultry in dustry in the United States will be represented It is expected that Ihe federal department of agriculture the state departments and colleges of agriculture state experiment sta tions and other institutions will be represented There will be national edKojUio exhibits from practically all coun tries participating The United ReElects Whole Staff DKCORAH April 3 C Gamertsfelder superintendent of schools here for several years and all members of the teaching staff who sought reelection have been reelected by the school board market prices in the city A 0 An derson farmer living near here has realized a good profit from his flock of 285 hens With a profit of a month for the year 3928 Mr Ander son is convinced that his Rhode Island Reds and Buff Orpingtons are well worth their keeping Each hen produced an average of nine to ten eggs during the year 1028 the total production of the flock being2565 dozen Of this amount 2454 dozen were sold in Chicago at top market prices bring1 ing a sum of Three hundred ami twentyeight chicks raised by the hens sold on the local market for This amount together with the brings the total revenue from the flock to more than for the year When the relatives in Chicago received tho eggs they were in great demand He states that he always received a price of five cents more than was being paid by the local market and at times received 30 and 10 cents moie Incidently hn states that seldom were eggs brok en emoute Mr Anderson does not claim to be an expert poultry man but be leives in giving his flocks good care Only feeds that were raised on the farm were used This included a mixture of wheat oats and com with lots of skimmed milk and good water He never vised a mash In Increase egg production but feels confident that he could have in creased his production with its use A GENERAL OVERHAULING motors will savo you time rxwl thry arc enji ijiflke them Itko new In a short time of your olertrh very old VH tlKWINTI AKMATLUKS AND I SKI MOTOKS HOUJHT AM SOLO ZACK ELECTRIC US E State Street COMPANY Phone 977 States probably will have a compre Ihcnsive exhibit portraying the more i important features of the billion dollar poultry industry in this coun try As at Ottawa the American ex hibit Is expected to begin with a picture showing Capt John Smith bringing the first European fowls into the country in the seventeenth century and continue a portrayal of the evolution that since 1920 has kept the poultry population increas ing faster than the human popula tion In 1S40 when the first govern ment census of the industry was made the value of poultry was set at In 1926 American poultry was valued at 000 Not only have poultry numbers increased but hens now lay more and better eggs The hatched chicks are larger and healthier In 1854 The governor of Florida has just decreed that all forms of gambling must stop at once But of course this conies too late to help those who are already Oiutfn Union How to establish peace Well there wouldnt be any more war if i there were no StiirCouricr hen did a good years work if she laid 80 eggs Today whole flocks of laying hens average 200 eggs an nually per hen Among1 the American exhibits will be a motion picture of the chick industry from the time when hens were depended upon to hatch young chickens to the present age when incubators annually hatch more than SOOOOOOnO chicks TMs New Truck win irmers to Battle Disease IAMBS April many fn ies concerning the treatment of ed oats for smut received at Iowa college indicate to H D ughes head of farm crops that Irmers are preparing themselves to I battle with this disease as they Ive never done before Smut in Iowa oats was more pre Llcnt last year than it has been in past 10 years according to Pro Issor Hughes fAltho there arc many methods of eating for smut the farm crops tlon at Iowa State is recommcnd j the use of one pint of formalde ude to 10 gallons of water for each bushels of grain This allows one nt of the solution for each bushel grain who is being op ited on today fellow who swallowed MacDonald Objects to Roadside Ads WASHINGTON April a canvass of advertising signs on Ihe highways the bureau of public roads of the United States depart ment of agriculture found that tie automobile industry and those in dustries which serve it are the worst offenders Their signs carry adver tisements for cars tires oils and other accessories Hotels and res taurants the bureau says probably rank second in the amount of adver tising done along the highways Thomas H MacDonald chief of 1 the bureau in a recent statement 1 declared There is little j to the public in the fad that the I industries which depend upon the highways for their whole business should be the worst offenders in erecting and maintaining thousands of glaring disfiguring signs along our streets and roadways He also pointed out that many of the pro ducers of the best products do not advertise in this way and that cer tain oil companies have withdrawn from this practice These signs says Mr MacDon f are concentrated on the main traveled highways and are habitual ly placed at turns In the road wherS the motorists should be giving most careful attention to driving In many instanses they cut off the view of approaching cars at curves and at road intersections Some even First Leaders Training j School Held for Girls ALLISON April 3The first leaders training school for the lead1 ers of the girls clubs was held Thursday Most of the duns were represented with a leader Mrs Har mison from the extension depart ment conducted the school The work done this year in the clubs of the county will be second year home furnishing New leaders bonks were distributed at the meeting and many suggestions were given In re gard to helping start the work Last years work was reviewed and tied up to the work which will be had this yoar Any leader not getting the lesson is urged to get in touch with the office President Hoovers determination to stop the government oil land leasing iK going to compel some folks we know of to go out and find a new Courier issue In RAY R BOGARDUS Drainage Engineer and Surveyor Mason City Iowa Velvet Barley Sin not ft n i ti i iiTiui tp riui yioM romnmn For Sale il Our Firm Ccrro Goido Farmers CD nr Ilione Wm McAHTHUtt Mason City la Orlgiiijidir of Trolilm Coin LEONARD SEEDS The best recommendation know of for Leonard Garden seeds is the fact that those who use them always come hack for more the following season FREE CATALOG OX RliQIHiST F R E E CLIP THIS COUPON When filled in and pre sented at the store it is good for a package of radish seeds FREE Name Address 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