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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 2, 1929, Mason City, Iowa MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Clear Lake Kathryh McGowan Editor Office Phone No 339 Lee DeWljf fins r Manage r Residence Phone No 87 DUNN TALKS TO INSURANCE MEN 75 American Farmers Mu tual Salesmen Attend First Annual Conference CLEAR LAKE July resentatives of the American Farmers Mutual Life Insurance company and their families numbering more than 150 per sons attended the evening ban quet of the first annual confer ence at the Wayside Inn Mori day The banquet fol lowed by a number of brief talks and joltes from the com panys district agents and sales menclosed the openingday of the twoday conference held at the Inn G H Heezen district agent Des Moines acfed as toastmaster Music during the banquet hour was furnished by the Joe Powerstrio The morning idurs were given over to introductions and a social gettogether with the seriousness of the meeting opening immediate ly after luncheon G N Netzer county Farm Bureau president in welcoming the crowd showed the need for farmers banding them selves together for future preserva tion of agricultural industry He gave examples of the couneratfve organizations of Cerro Gordo coun ty and said theywere for the pur pose of teaching each other the principals of cooperattoti Now they are largely idea la to make them cooperative ha said SB G Dunn one of the early warriors battle for coopera tive institutions in North Iowa gave a review of the situation a saw it at advoCatac a plan whereby cooperatives woul retain a small percentage of their earning to obtain funds for other projects Can Home Be The question nowup tothe Am erican people for solution ia can that American borne as we have known it be preserved and handed on to posterity or will business con ditions again revert back1 to the same condition that has existed thru all history where the mer of business man becomes theowneriofthe soil and arid womej who till it become serfs or more i on the fthat iriustV the generation that Is that question will be de lmded within the next 20 yearsEi ther a condition must be brot about where In the interchange of com modities of the things he raises lor the things he buys the farmer must get an even break or the agricultur al population must change The home owning American farmer will disappear and in his place will come a soil tiller working for wages or a small share of what he produces living humbly aud simply not as the American farmer of the last 50 years but as the beet or the cotton picker lives to day If youare to preserve the condi tion we have enjoyed in tile Missis sippi valley then the farming people must be taught to consolidate thJir resources to become business men in their own field and to provide such institutions as are necessary to enable them to liyh and prosper in their chosen occupation Kvery business enterprise that is ultimately successful has found it necessary to have ample capital to handle its business This seems to be a lesson that our agricultural people are slow to learn am more than ever convinced that whatever legislation ia enacted for theaid of theAmerican farmer must at cnlei tp the farmer himself isable to producer The agricultural bill just passed in congress is1 at least astep in the right direction Every American regardless of politicalfaith or ties should exert his utmost Influence to niake th at bill sliceessfuK Should Keep Products It is absolutely necessary oui larmingf people place themselves ia such a position and create such a condition that they can keep taair products on the farm when the speculator puts oats in the twenties and com in the forties Thirty days from now the threshing machiies will be humming on Iowas farmii in the farm yard will tuned up and some of iniim will be wrecked in mad rush to seewho can get the threshingout jfit first to drop his grain into the elevators load it out on theside tracks and send it down to the ter minal markets 10 times as fast as it should go with a message tacked on each car that reads something lika this That is the method of marketing thegrain from Iowas farms and it is the method tflat is emplpyed in the marketing of every product that the farmer raises except a few of the little commidities that he is able to handle direct to the consum Coupled with that condition is this oneThe speculator steps into the option pits in January andputs A price on distant futures monia before the crops are sowed in the Mississippi Valley andeven a price on porJt products months before the pies are bora on Iowa farms That gystem is too Intricate and perhaps hard to attempt to explain In any of time Some day perhaps congress will ratber its courage to the point where it will that problem aas Plant Employe Is Transferred Here CLEAR LAKE July employe the local gas plant for several years has been transferred to theelectric repair department of the Central West Public company Chris Jacobson farmer employe of the ChoateChizek transfer company has been engaged to fill the vacancy left by Mr Peterson which is one in ttie American grain marketing system With that condition facing lite American farm is their any ques tion ia yoijr mind or in the mind of anycitizen of average intelligence that the problem ofthe American farmer is to so finance himself nnd that means financing his neighbor too so as to enable the farmer as a whole to hold their crops back off the market until somebody wants them at a price that is fair to the people who produce them I have always felt and still feel that every cooperative organization in the country should retain a smaL percentage of the net price of slufJ it handles Take Cerro Gordo coun ty as an illustration Its 27 cooper atives handled last yeur nearly si million dollars in business A one per cent deduction from that busi nesswould create afund of 560000 a year In 10 years the farming In dustry would be independent In 1J years they would have approximate ly a million dollars available to sup ply the needs of a sensible grain marketing system That is the rea son vire are all interested in your ef forts to build an insurance organi zation that will consolidate for lowaa people the money that Iowas farmers pay for their own protec tion Should Make Deduction The plan 1 just mentioned of a small deduction on the business handled would create a situation that would make the agricultural community independent in a few short years so that funds might be used to purchase the necessary in policy to protect every familyJn the community Miss Charlotte who was chosen queen of the state 4K club girls convention at Ames two weeks ago acted as hostess thruout tte day and gave an Interesting report of themeeting following the even ing banquet Miss Skenes charm ing manner and ease added interest to the talkR K Bliss of the Ames extension department also ad dressed the crjgwdv y for all womenand children The furnished thru the courtesy of the Clear Lake commercial club while the board of directors and salesmen met in session More def inite techniqueof insurance was on the afternoon program FILLING STATION TO OPEN FOURTH E M Eastman Proprietor Offers Free Oil Candy With Purchases CLEAR LAKE July mal opening of the new service sta tion located at the corner of North East and Division streets has been announced for July 4 by the propri etor EM Eastman As an attraction to motorists Mr Eastman has offered one quart of motor oil free to all persons pur chasing five gallons of gasoline ra the opening day Candy will be giv en the kiddies visiting the station with parents who purchase gasoline it was stated Work of constructing the bricU station was begun several weeks ago on the lot opposite the high school building Mr Eastman aiii family occupy the residence on the same location Fourth Chair Added to Royal Barber Shop CLEAR LAKE July Eckhoff Boone has been engaged to operate the fourth chair work at the Royal Barber shop Mr Eckhoff who has had 13 years experlenceiln tonsorial work began duties at the shop today His family haye also moved here With the increase in summer bus iness Stanley Smith and Jesse Bottleman proprietors have an nounced that it was necessary to add the extra chair and an addition al operator Jn the beauty shop Girl Breaks Leg in Fall While Skating at Bayside Park CLEAR LAKE July skating at the Bayside ring Monday afternoon Miss Ruth Miller who is a guest of friends at Manly fell ant received a broken left leg near the ankle Miss Miller was given medi cal attention at the Phillips hos pital after which she was taken to Manly CLEAR LAKE LOCALS Miss Jennie Lombardo Omaha is a guest of her brother A Lom bardb Rasmusaon apartments until after the Fourth A Woman of Affairs Park The ater tonight 10 and 25c Hayes Vietor Hampton was a business caller in Clear Lake Mon day tonight 10 and loc Miss Elizabeth Anderson of Amjs has been a weekend guest at the home of Dr and Mrs EEChap pell North Fourth street Miss Le ora Hayes Shellsburg has been a guest of Miss Charlotte Chappell at the Chappell cottage over the week end Mr and Mrs W F Rich Mr and Mrs Dayle Kretzinger of Clin ton HI and Mrs June McDaniels Hammond Ind were Sunday dinner guests at the Chappell cottage Mrs Francis Ver Steeg Klein Charles City is a guest at the cot tage today 1929 PLANTING BEHIND JUNE 1 Corn Planted by First of Month 5 Per Cent Less Than Last Year EES MOINES July 2 Approximately85 per cent of the corn crop in the states of Iowa Illi nois Michigan Wisconsin and In diana had been planted by June 1 while last year 90 per cent had been planted by the same date t monthly business conditions report for the seventh federal reserve dis trict received here todayshows The bulletin issued by the federal reserve bank of Chicago said that agricultural conditions in the five states are fairly satfafactory Fairly even stands of growing corn were reported but somecoun ties found that slightly more re planting was necessary this year than last the bulletin said Reports compiled by the statistics furnished by 166 county agents rep resenting 232365 farmers in the seventh district point to a decided ly smaller crop of cherries than a year ago while present conditions also Indicate a reduction in the quality of pears and a small de crease in the supply of apples strawberries and miscellaneous fruits Larger crops of grapes and peaches were predicted by tt bul letin Finance Firms Protest Seizure of Two Autos DES MOINES July 2 and Finance companies have filed opposition to the confiscation by the bureau of investigation of two automobiles used by bootleggers 5n Pbweshiek county The protests were made because of sale contracts and mortgages which they held against the cars Services for Mrs Reiily Held at Church in Lawler IiAWLER July serv ices for Mrs James Reiily age 46 who died ather home in Minne apolis were held at Our Lady of Mt Carmel church and burial was in St Roses cemetery She Is sur vived by her husband one sister and two brothers 7 Red Ash Coal Chief French Airport Is Handed New Name LE BOURGET July 2 Bourget Is no longer Le Bourget The great French airport which welcomed Lindbergh and has seen so many other world famous flights is to be municipally and postally known as BourgetDugny OPENING New Oil Service Station Clear Lake Iowa FYRE DROP Motor Oil THURSDAY JULY 4th East and Division Streets Opposite Clear Lake High School FREE One Quart of Famous Penno Motor OH with every 5 gallon of FRYE DROP GASOLINE BOUGHT JULY 4th ALLDAY SUCKERS FOR THE KIDDIES WHEN DADDY BUYS GAS AT OCR STATION JULY 4th BRING THEM ALL ALONG E M EASTMAN Manager DRIVE SERVICE Reg U S Pat Off Mjned and shipped from WIDEN CLAY COUNTY WEST West Virginias Higher Quality Coal An ideal fuel for all domestic uses Insist on having Dundon Red Ash Coal Ask your dealer for itby full name and if your dealer does not carry it we will give you name of one who does Elk River Coal and Lumber Co I SOLE MINERS AND SHIPPERS Western Sales Office 150 East Broad Street Columbus Ohio I We Finance Homes Save Your Rent Money If you own a lot of reasonable value we will furnish the money to build you a home and allow you to pay us in Better have a home of your own at the end of five years rather than a bunch of rent receipts Call us up and let us explain our plan to you MOORE MOORE me 629 South Federal Ave Phone 119 NEEDED FOR THE GOINGAWAYDAYS Colemdn Camp Stoves A compact two burner gasoline stove built by Cole man It can be used on every picnic mo toring or camping trip Each complete UNIVERSAL Thermos Bottles and Jugs A thermos jug made like a ther mos bottta Keeps things hot or cold Each and 5375 Thermos Bottles to Eveready Flashlights 95c CURRIEVAN NESS CO Phone 17 MAINTAINED BY MERIT 11 North Federal Ave A meets requirements A five passenger automobile fur a family of 15 might not fit iheir transportation re quirements neither would a Jce phono system bo satisfactory if demands upon it should far exceed its capacity If lines were loo few or other cipiipmcnl less than needed telephone users would not havo the service lliey require Tib only way to assure havine enough iaeHtiiieni iw provide service is to plan years in advance and build for the future By doing this lio telephcino company can keep pace with your increas ing needs and can operate more econom ically Because carefully planned i equipment can lie used years before 11 needs to bo replaced Telephone men and women serving you eludy your telephone necdn and endeavor to provide eervico which will satisfy you in every way Your comments on your service are invited because they aid in determining we need to do in oidcr to better fit service to your requirements NORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANV Declare Your Own Independence From Tire Troubles CANT FOO1 ME THEYRE What more fitting celebration of our glorious Independence Day than to declare our own independence from tire troubles One look at a SUPER ALLSTATE is corLVincing To equip SUPER ALLSTATES is the joy1 of 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