Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 9, 1931 · Page 5
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f'J/S> TO TUVRn Sttt's C«m*pvAdcrtift, M'Caskm-BLEVINS NEWS-Tokio •mMMIM>«*B^M*H jiiii'riiii'iiiijj^^ Blevins Turkeys Ready For Market Approximately 1500 Head to Be Sold for Chri.t- # mas Trade Thw Yeak- There are several farmers In the Blevins community who for the past several years have gone into the turkey growing industry as a side line to their regular farm duties. Each one of them has been more or less successful, some of course more so than others. One or two ol them hove gradually increased their number of birds each year, learning as they did so, more about the hatching breeding, and care of the young poults, until their losses at this time tire comparatively small and their profits from this source is naturally •more than when they were beginners in the business. At this lime there is, in this com- "munity, approximately 1500 turkeys that will b% marketed for the Christmas trade within the next 10 dnys. •Practically every one of this number arc receiving all the fattening mash they will eat in order to bring the •highest price on the market when they reach it before Christmas. A large number of these birds will be marketed locally, some will be trucked or expressed to towns in Arkansas, while most o£ them will be shipped to the larger markets. Turkeys in this section are marketed by M. L. Nelson & Co., a firm that buys turkeys, chickens and eggs the year round. This firm, no doubt, has shipped more poultry than any firm in the state. Rebuild Lumber Mill atMcCaskill H. B. Eley in Charge of Plant, Soon Ready to Begin Operating Tho McCaskill sawmill which was destroyed iby fire in the summer has been rebuilt and will soon be ready for operation, according to H. ;B. Eley, who has the mill in charge. A quantity of logs have already been hauled to the mill site and active work is t-xpected to begin within the next fow days. It is said that the mill will operate a part of the time in cutting cross ties, while orders for lumber will also be filled. The forestry nir patrol of Ontario, Canada, flew more than 10,000 hours during the 1931 season. McCaskill School News The teachers bf the McCaskill Junior High School sponsored an old lime box supper last Friday evening, November 27, Varioir numbers were rendered by music u -..I expression students. Boxes, pies :>nd tickets for a cake were sold. C ir money is to buy reading and art materials for the Grammar school. The grades are working on an operetta, "Pandora." to he given Friday eVoning, December 19. Tho leading role is being played by Little Miss Audrey Bradley, who plays the part of Pandora. Girls of the sixth grnde are making Christmas transparencies for the windows which tell the story of the Christ Child. Little Miss Nannie Mae Chism and Mercle Lively won first prize in art In the second and sixth grades respectively. Howard Smith and Dale Kidd recently made a log cabin which was used on their Thanksgiving sand tnblc. The -third grade pupils have just finished making health booklets which were made in art class. The fourth grade pupils arc making wool booklets in conection with their gcorgraphy study. These booklets include a history .of wool from its raw state to the woven cloth. The honor roll for last month includes the'names of the following j pupils: -Third grade, Grace Worthom; | fourth grade, Niladine Collins; fifth grnde, Lola .Wortham; eighth grade, Winona Gentry. 1536 Bales Cotton ' Ginned By Mr Stone McCaskill Ginner Expects Several More Bales This Season According to S. G, Stone, ginner and merchant of McCaskill, there is still several briles of cotton in that section yel to be ginned. Mr. Stone is still ginning several bales a week, although the rains have slowed this work up considerably within the past two weeks. Monday afternoon, Mr. Stone said that several of the farmers who 'have land in the bottoms still had some cotton to pick. He did not know, however, how many bales there were Still unpicked and a ni\nber of oiher growers still have some cotton un- ginncd. Tokio News Events Rev. Hyde, Pastor of Blevins Circuit New Pastor WillJMove to Blevins From Gravette, Arkansas Rev. and Mrs. F. G. Hyde and little child are expected to move to Blev-' ns from, their former home at Gravette, Arkansas within the next few days. Rev. Hyde is the now Methodist pastor for the Blevins circuit. He is a B. A. and M. A. graduate of .he University of Mississippi, and the jeople of Blevins are glad to welcome lim into the community. ' Vinegar Ruli Give your furniture n vinegnr rub every once in a while. To do. this dip a soft cloth in vinegar, wring dry and wipe the- furniture with it. Polish with a dry cloth and you will get a fine gloss. S. S. Sanford visited relatives at; Bingen last week, ; Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Thompson of Arkadelphia, visited relatives In the Bingen community Sunday. Mrs. Oscar Wisdom visited her sls- tcv Mrs. John Trout, at Highland one day last week. E. K. Stouart was a business visitor to Nashville Friday. J. T. Harris of Roy, wds the dinner, guest of his son, J. S. Harris, :Friday en route to visit his son, J. O. Harris ol McCaskill. Mrs. John Trout, Luther Trout and wife, were visiting relatives in Tokio Tuesday. Bye Stouart was a business visitor to Nashville Friday. John Folsom is home again after, having worked for some time with a highway construction gang .in Louis-! iana. i I Sam Thompson and family of| Dierks, visited Mrs. W. T. Cooley' Sunday. , C. R. Higgins attended the funerali of Mrs. Mattie Cooley at Nashville' Saturday. ! Mr. and Mrs. JohnfCooley of Highland visited Mr. and Mrs. 'Bon Cooley Sunday. H. A. Hankins and little daughter of the Mt. Pleasant community were shopping in Tokio Saturday. Mr. nnd Mrs. Dan Sharber of Doyle visited Mrs. Sharber's grandmother, Mrs. V. A, Hatch Sunday. Mr. and Mrs, V. A.. .McLaughlin of Nashville visited Mr! and Mrs. J. F. McLaughlin Friday night. Saw Pal Killed in Theft of Food Joseph Riordan, 30 (above), escaped the police gunfire which killed a companion who was alleged to have burglarized a New Ark, N. J., grocery store in quest of. food. The other man, Henry E. Martell, 32, was shot down on the run when'police, answering a burglary alarm,'saw something metallic gleaming ih ; ,his hand. The dead man was foundfClutching a stolen can of sardines. •: A bowling green at a salvage depot in Birmingham, England, was . built up from 30,00 Otons of dust extracted from- refuse. Old Lumber Makes Attractive Home Claud 'Rowland Building Home Near McCaskill From Old Material An atrtactivc new home is being erected-by Claud Rowland,^ farmer near McCaskill, from lumber formerly used in the ^Friendship school -house which was purchased by Mr. Rowland, since schools have been discontinued at this location. This new home is'located about a mile .east of McCaskill on-the Blevins- McCaskill highway. : According -\o. Mr. •',Rowland he expects to be moved into,his new residence within the next week or two. This Depression! BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Mrs. Martha Ash hopes the depression ends soon. Charles Ash hopes it lasts quite a while yet. The -reasons -are that Mrs. Ash, in an alimony verdict, agreed to accept $10 a month from Charles until times are better. Farmer Lists Bis 4 "Money Crops'* Cows, Hogs, Hens and Wood, Yield Income '•* for This Man The Progressive Farmer-Ruralist gives this timely story of how one; framer, W. G. Mangum, is getting ahead':— "When the local market for coun* try butter and buttermilk . -became, flooded, he purchased a cream separator and began selling cream, increasing his h'ogs and poultry to consume the skimmilk and surplus grain. Here are his tout 'cash crops' now: : "1. Cows—He is milking four .to si*, dairy cows that supply milk for the family, skimmilk for the pigs and poultry, manure for the soil, a market for home-grown feeds, and a cash income of'$350 to $400.per year from the' sale of sour cream. "2. Hogs—He has) four pujrebred Duroc Jeresey sows from which he clears $150 to $200 per year from the sale of pigs and meat. He buys a- small quantity of fish meal and ship stuff but raises plenty of corn. The. hogs also supply the family with meat and lard. ' • "3. Hens—He has a flock of 125: While Leghorn ,hens and is now selling from 50 to 60 dozen eggs per week. He has to buy laying mash but feeds home-grown wheat and corn for grain ration. He plans to build a modern laying house and increase his flock to 300 hens. "4. Wood—He sells from $150 to $200 worth of wood' each year, from timber land and woodlota. Trapping Season Opens In County M. L. Nelson & Co. of! Blevins Begin Buying Furs This Week j The trapping and hunting season for fur bearing animals has opened in Arkansas and 'already a number of sportsmen are busy with their trap lines. . .' M.-L. Nelson & Co., Blevins. fur, dealers,'have already bought a number of furs during the past 'week. Most of the furs sold in this section so far are o'possum, while a little later there will" be'a number of coon and other hides on the market. Sweet Home It^ns Bro, W. R. Beeson of Waldo, preached to a very attentive aud'inece here feunday afternoon/ Subpect, "The Simplicity of the Gospel." Several from Blevins and F'rescott were in attendance. ,, Mr. tand Mrs. Ross Spears-of Norfolk, -Va., are spending their vacation here with relatives and frienrs. Mr. anh Mrs. Ervin 'Yarberry visited relatives at Boughtori Sunday. Mrs. .H. ;H, Huskey supervised 1 and helped'in a beef canning at'the home of 'Mr. and Mrs.jBob Brown Tuesday. Mr. arid'Mrs. Cecil Sewell of :Blevin's, visited his parents and other relatives of this,place Sunday, •Little'Letha Elizabeth 'McDougald is convalesing after .an attack of pneumonia. •-..'-.. MfS.Arlen Moore 1 is on the sick list. Mtv and'Mrs. Ben Wopdson are visiting her father, Mr, -James Grimes arto* family. A party of tourists turned over seven miles out from'Hope on the Emmet highway about 6:30 . o'clock Sundaymight, bu.trio one was injured. The car was northbound. ftev.CflpelandTo Preach At fflevks Will Begin~Year as Pa«tor of the Church of Christ ^ /Next Sunday In 319 '.Eggs in One Year Is Record Completed by Barred Rock Hen A year.of .real srevice to her owner has recently been completed by a Barred' Rock then, oWned'-by Miss Sue Stephens of-BleVins. On December 5th she finished a year of .continuous laying, .producing in that time 3l9 eggs. This .probably is not a world or.-state egg laying record, but it is a record of -which any poultry owner should .feel proud. This hen produced 26 and 7-12 dozen eggs in a .year. Think how valuable she is. and how much a flock .of. hens, .with even a smaller production record, would be worth .to the average farmer, provided he gave the hens the attention they would require. It takes good feed and god care to fill the egg basket. If this is given a bird iwith.good' breeding will pay well ,for its keep. There 'is .not another living thing on :the farm ithat will pay ; so much profit for the amount invested as-the hen. CAR OWNERS . Do. Not Mind, the :Cold When They. Are Using : "THAT GOOD GULF GASOLINE" Starts •Quicker, Runs 'Smoother Try a Supply for "This Cola* 'Weather. M.G. CRANE Service Station Mile' South iQzan—Highway -No. 4 Rev. J. A. Copeland, of'Beligfrt, known throughout this sefittiJrf irf 'Ar- Kansas as ohe of the leading ministers in the Church of Christ, ^s been named pastor of the 'Church. Of, Christ at Blevins for the comirig year.. He will deliver his first' S&Hnon to the Blevins congregation on fleXt'Sun- day morning at 11 o'clock, as 4 Ibe- ginning of tl<e work of {he year. Rev. Copeland held a'revival meeting at BleVins during the summer. Large crowds attended each service. The Blevihs community is'irideM fortunate in securing ReV. C6p«land as pastor and members of this church are planning for one of the best years in their history under'his guidance. , ( The largest island shipping •: concern; in the world has been deVelbped' to transport coal from ,'Germany to -the! Netherlands, Leaves Vali - As Danger out, it is ttahgrfftisV wise to trtitti'fcav<L,, Farmef*fturallst remli respondent writes: ''Autumn with', its soon will have passed 1_ igo (he leaves with their i brilliant colors. '' 'Many dollars .1 _ plant food 1 is bfih|*> and burneoV white'" den and field are' ^or'humus. -'Lets irt _ wasteful and unwise ' ''In one corner of my<L a compost heap, puttirtg> er of leaves, then a thin j alternating, leaves and-, accessible .leaves Aic t on top to prevent^ ing abbut. This', the garden. ANOTHER-CHANGE WEATHER No Home Is Complete Without Owe. •TOJSI Cut Out This Coupon . Get a WEATHER PROPHET FOR 69c Reg ; $1.00 Value Mail orders lOc extra An Ideal Gift . Guaranteed— Made in America When the weather is to be fine the two children will come i : stormy 'weather is approaching, the witch will come o hours ahead "of rain or-snow. - The house is • made of hardwood, in Swiss cottage style, as in the picture, with thermometer, telk's head, birdtoouse It has four- windows and two doors. Jhon S. Gibson Druq .(Si mwn -r**^^^ * -v w fl-wmSNTk'm 1 . •^tTf * •*£ _flS £ LOOK! IT'S COMING! 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