g. d. curry on first board of curry co. national farm loan association in 1917

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S*A t NEW MEXICO'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER GLOVtS, NEW MEXICO, LUKER conservator of office nl Air\- 1-lugli Cai- KCS aclm'hilslrntor which incliiflfts New Utah, and Arizona. lionn pinployncl Conservation Service he became diie/ Planning Division Great Plains headquarters at Amarillo. born Texan Lu- from Texas in 1921. Later he of Teacher Training Technological college. Underway In For dominant forag ranges, doe rested or grazei the summe says Steve L husbandman of th Service. 1 to the prope late fall, winter A. Forest Servic blue grama ha reasons for it provides excellen resistant to grax damage, and is a M.F1 A Observes 25th Anniversary Approximately TOO members of tho Curry County National Farm Loan Association are observing the 25th anniversary of the granting of a charier to their cooperative farm credit organization .in June 19.17. A quarter of a century ago six national farm loan associations were organized in Curry Couniy and the first of these lo receive a charter was the Texico NFLA on June 22. At the organization meeting meeting of the Texico association 25 years ago five men svere elected to the board of directors: they were, Andy L. King, John VV. Bradley, George D. Curry, James H. Kays and Matthews P. Martin. Shortly thereafter other associa- Lioss were chartered as follows: Belleview NFLA June 27; Havener Havener NFLA, June 27, Grady NFLA, July 1C; St. Vraln NFLA, July 18; and Curry County NFLA' July 25Ui. These six original associations were •onsolldated into the present Cur•y Cur•y County NFLA, November 27 '•5)37. The territory served and Iho management of ; national farm Joan association are entirely local, and contrary to the opinion some persons still have, money for land banks is not from government funds, '/'he Curry County association association is one of .10 In New Mexico which have a total membership of •1,254. Claude Gamble, secretary- treqsurer, believes that these cooperative cooperative associations have been, in part, responsible for the lowering lowering of the average interest rate charged by all lenders on farm real estate in New Mexico from 9.8 percent in 1917 to 5.65 percent now. He explained that the present present contract rate on NFLA loans is 4 percent. From the small .beginning of 11 applicants for membership the Curry County association has grown to one of the largest lending lending institutions in the county. It has loaned $2,975,000.00 lo farmers farmers in this county since organization. organization. During the quarter century it has starlecl more-than 115Q members members on ihe road to home or land ownership, and since 1933—when Land Bank Commissioner loqn.s were authorized by the' Farm Crcd- SEE NO. 17—I'AGE 12 Protest Draft Of Skilled Farm Workers PHOENIX, Arix., June 25—</P)-. Western Farm Bureau Federation representatives protested that selective, selective, service boards in some instances instances refuse to defer skilled farm workers, thus contributing to a serious labor shortage, Delegates from other states, where the boards are more considerate considerate of farm problems, complained complained that deferred workers usually usually enlisted In the armed forces nnyway. •Col. Chaunoey Parker, Washington, Washington, D. C., asset-led (hat selective service boards wore instructed lo jront deferment l.o essential farm Workers, subject to review In six months. As evidence that I his is being Jonp, Parker said I he 19-10 census ihowed :>.'! per cent of the Nation'!; wpiiUilion wus engaged In ngriciil- luro a.nd Ilia I only j/l per rent of selectees are taken from the farm. Mexicans May Help in Texas Harvesting (By Tho Axsacliilpd I'ross) SAN ANTONIO, June 25- With United States and Mexican govern- •nenl officials nearing an ngref?- nent under which Mexican nalion- ils may enter Texas during th« -rop harvest season to supply emergency emergency farm labor, the 'South' Texas Chamber of Commerce has jeen notified that details of the ->lan may be expected about July 1. This is the first indication of n lefinite date for materialization of Die project. J. H. Bond, state director of the United States Employment Service vho returned to Austin Saturday rom Washington, has informed E. -i. Moore, assistant manager of the south Texas chamber, the latter announced, that negotiations be- ween officials of the two coun- ries on the labor importation pro- ect wore approaching the rigrw- ment-stage..-- Plan Experiment Farm Near Here . LAS C'RUCES, N. M., .Tunn 25</P) 25</P) — Agricultural experiment farms tiro planned on tracts near Albuquerque and Clovis to provide sub-stations under Now Mexico A. mid M. college. 'Dean ,T. W. Branson disclosed late yesterday IhiU I.h 0 tracts, purchased purchased througli an appropriation by 'the Inst legi.shihire, -consisted of 160 acres al Clovis nnrl fifi ucr.?s south of AlhiK|Uerc|uo. He snirt thov cost $4,OQQ and $10,000, respeclive- I.V. The farms will be under tho supervision supervision of Rufus Slroucl of Si.ntc College experimental slnlion. Sfrnve for Drop MOKIC FAIWvr NEWS ON I'AflR 12 On fhe Fcarm '/'lie Dopnrtmonl of Agrieiillui is urging /ill farm notion group, lo strive- for u-drop in the furn accident. rate, .since one clay los on Uie farm production line is tliat much comfort l.o Die enemy Field representatives have boon d'i reeled lo work with all farmer or gfinizalioiis in eomlViling careless ness. More accidents happen i.c farm people• than lo tiny- olhei class: of workers, .• departmcn studies ."how, and, In wnrl.lme, accident accident rales usually rise sharply. The tractor is t.li'c worst-of fonder fonder on (lie farm. Careless use of tho tractor nnd other farm machinery machinery causes 29, out of every .100 farm accidents. Cranking motors, while the tractor is in gear, using weak cables that whip back when they snap, .hitching the load to the tractor drawn bar instead of the axle so that the machine rears up and over, are all common, mistakes. mistakes. A few safety-first don'ts nro: Don't slop in front: of n machine pulled by horses, no matter how gentle the animals.. Don't try to make adjustments lo a power-driven mower or binder binder without first "throwing out t.hc clutch. • .--..;_" Don'I; overwork during rush, seasons, seasons, for fatigue breeds accidents. - ... the Upper victims Lower min A, on n this •£* *»* How LAS, A typical pinto -beans, bread, little dried even good That findings conducted Highlands; Alton M. laboratory. ..',' Over iv Poole group ''of Mexico die of' throe

Clipped from Clovis News-Journal25 Jun 1942, ThuPage 9

Clovis News-Journal (Clovis, New Mexico)25 Jun 1942, ThuPage 9
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