Willie J Peterman - Dothan Eagle - Livestock Production
din- of devised "HOG AND CATTLE COUNTRY" GFs Meeting Competition With Livestock Production By ED DKIGGERS Eagle Staff Writer ASHFORD (Special) -- L 1 v e- stock production, the agricultural experts declare at every opportunity, opportunity, is about the only thing aa Alabama farmer catf use to meet competition from other farmers in the nation. This cut by speakers here And, the Houston County vet- tran on-the-farm-trainee is help- HEALTH to the uniformed, we do NOT effective in those cases only energization due to spinal misalign* that had previously resisted ordinary eliminate those we can't help. HEAR DR. R. E. LINDSEY Over WDIG 7:30 a. m. MONDAY, WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY DR. LINDSEY to BACKACHE Case No. 491 A man, age 43, came to Dr, Lindsey compalining of a severe pain in the lower back which had been bothering him for 3 Â·years. A thorough examination was made and revealed that misaligned misaligned vertebra was interfering interfering with the function of the nerves. Chiropractic corrective adjustments adjustments were given to realign the spine. When discharged, he stated that he had not had any pains in his back for several weeks. He is doing his work on a. farm daily without a backache. HELP YOU? as for an appointment, we win IT TAKE? is 6 to 8 weeks. Extreme cases fake COST? methods. There is no charge for Offices AT All, TIMES Telephone 4-1650 ing the state "come into its own as hog and. cattle country." This year they have sold $219,000 worth of livestock -- $41,365 more than their total receipts from sale of peanuts and cotton. F r i d when the county's more than iOO GI farmers observed their Second Second Annual Achievement D a can bs considered the' highlight the occasion for which they gathered. gathered. The program featured an ad- cress by Rep. George Andrews the Third Congressional District; report on veteran achievements L. L. Sellers, associate supervisor supervisor of the state's vocation il agriculture program; award ing o f farm Â· ownenhip certifl cates to 22 veterans; and distri button of enough seed to plant additional acres o f permanent! pasture in the county. Rep. Andrews voiced a belief! that the Brannan plan, "designed! to regiment and regulate American American farmers to the nth-degree, been killed for good.'* I He referred to the plan which! would replace the present pries! support program as "85 pages regulations and 15 pages of penalties penalties for violating the regulations."] Andrews defended the present system, saying it ts "under fire" in Waihington because it "costs the taxpayer so much." He declared declared the program hag cost $140,000,000. $140,000,000. . . only a "drop in tucket compared to the w a money is spent in Washington." The Brannan Plan," R e p Andrews said, "has a popular attraction attraction of something for all. . but would take most -- or all -of the farmer's freedom." Referring to the peanut farmer's farmer's future as "not too bright," Andrews said 60 to 85 per cent the peanuts grown in Alabami during the past four years have been, tent overseas under t EGA Plan which ends next year. He cited reduced acreage allotments allotments for peanuts announced last wetk. by the Secretary of -Agricu'.- turÂ« as one indication that fann- ers -must look in other directions to supplement their cash income. Sellers, in his progress report, called attention to the accomplishment accomplishment of veterans in livestock and gave the cotton-peanut comparison. comparison. He pointed eut t h Houston veterans: V. Own 242 tractors when Â·were only 372 in the entire county :5 years ago. 2. Have constructed 40 new homes valued at $100,000 during the past year and have constructed constructed other buildings worth $88,600. 3. Planted 377 acres of reseed- ing crimson clover during t year. 4. Butchered 196,677 pounds o meat worth $40,000 for home use baring the year while their wive! canned 126,235' quarts of f o o valued at $15,000. 5. Obtained 225 head of purebred purebred hogs for breeding purposes and planted 28,390 pine seedlings. Â«. Increased to 204 the nuoi- bÂ«r- of veteran farmer^ on the j-rogram who own their f and homes. Farm ownership certificates were presented by C. W. Goolsby, 'assistant district supervisor. Troy. Goolsby, in congratulating t n new landowners, declared t h "farm ownership is one of t fundamentals of good fanning. Certificate* w e r e awarded Ralph E. Sizemore, W. V. Â·White- head, J. B. McDaniel, Johnny TWwen. Hack Jones, Willie T. Jones. Jack Decs*, Billy Gamble, Gamble, 'Graver inner. Jim C. Whittaker, Whittaker, Johnny C. Saiith, Willi* Prterman, Howard C. White, Harry MeEntyre, Earl Tyler, Aabrey Aabrey Bradsnaw, John B. D a Lather H. Gamble, Marion T,. roster, Wilson D. Thomas and Edward J. Conner. Gnestg recognised at the program program tndnded Clyde Adams, rattling rattling member of Houston Conner Board of Education; Solomon Baxter, superintendent of education education who introduced Hep. Aa* drjews; and the Rev. J.