10 Dec 1956 pg 1 Bledsoe Store
La mar Cotton/ Peanut Growers Vote Tuesday Cotton and peanut growers return return to voting places Tuesday to settle the fate of marketing quotas on the respective crops for 1957. Lamar County farmers join others others across the nation in the referendum. referendum. For the cotton farmers, a two- thirds majority favoring marketing marketing quotas will mean penalties on excess cotton and price supports between 75 and 90 per cent. Should over one-third of the nation's upland upland growers vote against quotas, price supports will be placed at 50 per cent of parity. In either case, acreage allotments remain in effect. Maxey, Petty, Blossom and Paris Paris at.the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation (ASC) office in the Federal Office Building. Voting places in the cotton referendum referendum are located at R o o k's Store, Slate Shoals; Frier s o n- Townsend Store. Chicota; Parson Store, Eelk; Maxey Commun i t y Center; Hulett's Store, Petty; Hogue's Store, Brookston; ASC Office, Office, Paris; Buchanan's Service Station, Blossom; Short's Store, Pattonville; Kelsey Hardware, Deport; Deport; Bledsoe's Store, Cunni n g- ham ;Pierce's Store, Biardstown; Atlas Gin office; R. T. (Pug) Perry's Perry's store, Roxton; and Childers Store, Noble.