The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 5, 1940 · Page 6
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April 5, 1940

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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PAGE SIX (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, 'APRIL 5, 3940 Published Every Friday In tho I Interest of Farm Families of This Agricultural Section. FARM NEWS - FEA7URES Knler the PiaiH-to-Prosper Contests sponsored Ijy the Courier News ami Commercial Appeal. LOT (HEM mm urn I- F Members Hope To Show Elders How To Handle Job Properly 4-H Club Members And Their Pure Bred Heifers Seek Contest Entrants i Entrants In Plant-To-Pros' per Competition Aie i Listed FARM PAGE—WITH CUT Boys and girls in the Lost Cane 4-H club are getting ready to show their elders . a thing or two about, the advantages of raising fine cattle. Ten members of the club recently bought $1185 worth of pure-bred registered Shorthorn Durham heifers from the Oklahoma City Shorthorn Dfirhnm Livestock show and have now start- | ed on a project that promises to ; be not only self-liquidating but- , . , profitable and Interesting «s well. lllclr »"""!>'*. IM to right are: rhelinn Sinllcr, U'roy Owens, Jack Lewis slnmlliiB in front ol A. C. Oil-cm, trustee for the club Of-course, these boys find yirls »• Lawson, Hassell Lawson. Junior Uiwson, Laverne Owens nnd Alvis chandler holding the heifer belonging to Henry Hauler who Is not didn't possess Ihat much cash with In Ihc picture. Also absent when the picture was made were Clarence Reed nnd Blllie CJiilley and Iheir' rnuisterrd inim-.iv- which to buy the heifers, but they b ' «<«««». were considered good risks by the Mississippi County production Credit Corporation which loaned the necessary' sums to through A. c. Owens, who Is noting as trustee for the group. ElBlit^tlH.' pure-bred Shorthorn Durham hflfcr.s recently boui;)>t. |jy ,,,ei,iljers of the Last Cane H-i! clnb who m"° U Khown™hold'lnK Tlic Osceola District of MKsis sissinpi County, which hns fewer farmers than the Chlcknsawba Dis- iricl, has SS farm families which are the first to enter the Plain To Prosper Contest in that scctloii, it hns been announced by E. H. Burns ami Miss Inez Klncnld. agents for Hint district of the county. There are the first entrants, with Iheir postofflcc addresses: Luxorii—n. T. Wilder, Flnssell Lowell ' wllli «". Glen Polect, O. Hill. Manila- -G rover Baugus, Hurt Sparks, Rufus Clay, Carl England W. L. Outlln, J. w. seabaugh, T first, second and third place winners will be immcd. Musical mnn- iiiem ljcrs wl " Intersperse the plays. 1 Clute at Armorcl, Drown, Rcece, Cole Ridge, Yarbro, Shady Grove, The heifers arrived Easier Sunday: (along with a nice blizzard) and were delivered to their proud Gosnell, promised Land, Qoynton, Clear Lake and Flat Lake have entered the Piny Tournament and young owners, each of whom will mosl ? f ihc 20 clul)s '" the Nolll > be responsible for the care of his or ;her animal. These Shorthorn Durham? are some of the finest crn District arc expected to enter the Musical Contest, which Is an added leature this year. dual-purpose stock brought Into Jll(i ses of the play competition ire Mississippi County in recent years and are of the famous Brownsdale strain. This type of cattle was first introduced in the Lost Cane community some tln-.G ago by Stanley Fradenburg whose success with this breed'has been very satisfactory and who helped Influence the selection of Shorthorn Durhnms by the club members. His herd is •still comparatively small, but of sufficient size for his needs. The ten anhrmls purchased by the 4-H group will be featured In a community livestock show at ^Lost Cane next. September at ghich time ?80 In cash prizes will >j g£ awarded to the three members iphose animals show the best care '*6d handling. A first prize of $50 .Is to be awarded with second nnd third prizes of $20 and $10. Tills .money Is being given by various ijeople in the community who are Interested in promoting a wider interest In pure-bred livestock. SThe plan under which the club t liembei5 bought the cattle permits ttcm to make a payment each year ipth the proceeds from the safe ol •calves produced. It is estimated that each animal will produce a calf annually which at two months of age will bring around $40 or $50 This money will be applied to the'-total owed, by the club-member and when tile, animal has been paid lor this amount will be added to the profit obtained from milk and butter produced by the cow. Owners of the cattle will grow their own . feed and will provide individual barns or sheds for their animals. These .heifers will not re- <ju!re a great amount of feed this summer, however, as they will be pastured. „. • ' Members' of the' club who purchased the heifers are: Jack Lewis, Clarence • Reed, Thelma Statler, Billie Gulley, Henry Slatler, Junior lawson, Lowell H. Lawson, Lcroy Owens, Hassel Lawson and Laverne Owens. The animals ranged in age from H to 30 months aud cost from $70 to $165 each. At the same time the heifers were bought, Mr. Owens, trustee for the group, also purchased n fine young registered Shorthorn Durham bull.- will be a committee from the Bly- thevllle Little Theater of which W. K. Francis Is president nnd judges of the musical competition will be musicians from several towns. The Southern District of Mississippi County will also have a Piny Tournament at an early date and a play-off to decide the county champion Is being discussed but no definite nctlon has yet been tnkca. Materials For Mattresses Are Available Now "Free cotton and ticking for mattresses for low-income farm families is now available," says Miss Corn Lee Colemau, home demonstration flgcnt. Any farm family,, whose income last year was $400 or less, Is,eligible to receive these free materials. This Is a fine opportunity for t'ar.iinej in this group to get good mattresses and at the same time to use some at" the surplus cotton held by the Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation. Cooperating with the Federal -Surplus Commodities Corporation are the Extension Service nnd the Agricultural Adjustment Administration. The Extension Service will ccacli the making of mattresses jr.d will organize the mattress program (b reach all communities In the county. The Agricultural Adjustment Administration will determine the eligibility of each family -o receive material to make one mattress. The P. S. c. C. will furnish 50 pounds of cotton and 10 ;ards of ticking to each family ccr- -ifieri by the AAA. The mattress mnklng demonstration program in tiic county will be Directed by the homo demonstration ajcnt, AAA Administrative Assistant. County Agent, county home .lemotistralioii council, comity agricultural committee. AA committee. and county ut Interest In Competitive Farm Even is Is Increasing Interest in the plant To Prosper Contest in Mississippi County continues to Increase but the enrolment, is below that of last year when thb county won the Mid- South sweepstake honors for the largest percentage of farm families enrolled. In addition to prizes to be awarded by the Commercial Appeal, the Courier News., which Is sponsoring the contest In connection with the Commercial Appeal In Mississippi County, will award ensli pikes amounting to $60 to the white and negro farmers winning county honors. Besides these, several individual farms and communities «re planning separate priv,?s for contestants. Rules of the contest, which may be obtained from the county extension agents, arc very simple with prif.es to go to fanners who practice the best live-at-home program during this year. \ Fanners are urged to enroll at i once. I ConJer With Agents And Take Pictures Walter Durham, director of tile Plant To Prosper Bureau of the Memphis Commercial Appeal, visited me Southern District of Mississippi County tills week in company with Robert Tnlle-y, staff correspondent, and Casey Elliott, photographer, for a conference the extension agents headquartered at Osceola and to secure photographs of a farmer who Is entering Hie Plant To Prosper Contest this year for ilit' first time. Haggard Crews of tiie Little River community, who has already started a diversification program but who had never before entered the competition, was selected as the farmer In Hint section to be photographed lor the rotogravure section of the Commercial Appeal. A conference was held several weeks ago at Blythcville of all the county extension agents, attended by Mr. Durham, at which Mr. Durham nnd Harry Ilaiues. publisher of tlie Courier News, completed plans for the Mississippi Jounty contest. Demonstration Club News Notes Iress with the help of their neigh-j Armorcl Club Changes bors, and to assist those neighbors I ); "e of Next Meeting with theirs. They will also have The Armorcl Home ~>..,.,,..?,.n.- lo buy twine nnd thread for their J lion club which was scheduled to Demonstra- Instructs Farm Women In Furniture Repair .Farm women of Mississippi Comity need no longer to ivony about their old furniture which so j bndly needs repairing. | In an ail day meeting held here I today, Miss Sybil Bates of Little ] Rock, state extension specialist of' home industries, instructed dele-1 gales from each of the community home demonstration clubs lit the i repairing of damaged furniture nnd ! upholstering. Representatives of the clubs will j Instruct other members In later individual club meetings. The meeting was at. the Woman's - _ Club with Miss Cora Lee Colemnn, the county agricultural committee I lloiml was given by Mrs. Will county homu demonstration agent. own mattress and one mattress needle. Application blanks may be obtained from the president of the home demonstration club, the township agricultural advisory commit-" icemen, or the County Extension Agents. These applications should be filled out as soon as possible nnd returned lo the president of meet Thursday has changed Ihi 1 date of its meeting to Tuesday. Members will be entertained at a Dutch luncheon at the home- of Mrs. C.rorgc W. Barbam, il:30 o'clock. Ekron Home Dcmunstrutinn Clul: Tlie E'kron Home Demonstration club met Tuesday with Mrs. O. R. the home demonstration club or 1 Rcdtorcl presiding, who led the lo the township representatives of I club in group singing. The devo- by each member telling what slie would do for Better Homes Week. 'Hie- clothing chairman gave a A. Ho!lix. Elowah—Noah Speaks. Osceola—W. H. Amos, c. M. Montgomery, j. H. Montgomery, Haggard Irira Klncaiil Extension agents in the Osceola district of Mississippi county, Miss Inox Klncnld nnd K. H. Burns, are attempting to secure many more enti-aiils In the Plant To Prosper Contest. discussion on making cotton cloth-1 c f«ws, H. L. Ferguson, R. j. look expensive. The business i G "'dley, Fred Shackelford, D. session was closed by tlie reading of the Collect which wa.s led by Mrs. Ollie Douglass. During the social "hour Mrs. Pauline Stone directed games and refreshments were served by Mrs Carl Wallace. Handle. Keisev—u. i>. Kennedy, c. L Nichols. Joiner—S. E. Bennett,, G. C. Bennett, H. R. Bennett, O. A. Slsk, Q. Starllny, Thomas Starling. Bassctt^Silas Bennett. The next meeting will be held ] Tyronza-^Jess Bullard, P. A. Bui- Apr. 1C, at the home of Mrs. j lard. J. R. Forrester i, 'i' Precis Wilma Tcdford, with Mrs. Carl; M. H. Mnhan, Jim pounds c ft' Wallace and Mrs. Claud Duncan flushing, T. G. Rushing. In charge of the meeting. It was Dyess—James Marvel!. D. L. Wll- planned that eneii •member should so:>, J. ij. Eudy, W n Brantlev bring a flower to the next meeting E. T. Adair, Ray Shepherd Led Alien, W. P. Back, Sam 'nnss, Ode Bennett, T. j. Ballcw, Q. A Bullard, Calvin Ramsey, Homel- and these flowers will he used to beautify Wilkins Cemetery. I'lay To Be Given Clifton, J. K. Clifton, Lloyd Cox Announcement of two plays lo , R. A. Dodson, Sidnev Dostir wit' be given nt the Rcece school Prl- I Ham Henry, C. L. ' Cudy Homer day niglU was madc^at a meeting Fields, R. D. Frost, Monroe Hall " .,-.. „__... OeQ Hlggenbotliani, M. M. Hinesly. Dewey Hudson, clarence White, Otho B. Johnston, Troy Stalls- berry, W. H. Noblin. Uaulty Ship)), L. E. Ilnmill, Jack Kirklund, Lee McfJhesney, John McKasklo. Oscar Mabrey. W. L. Mattock, Oscar Mitts, J. B. Newsom, j. j. Nixon. Noah Passmore, C. E. pierce, Earnest Perkins, II. C. Picrson, L. M. Doss, L. E. Smith, 2. L. Shaddix, Willie Nichols. Richard Shelton, Louis Sipes. Melvin Stnni'ott itrix, K. D. Craig, P. [;. Tale, Kirk Widke:', Os:-ai- Ward, c. P. Wells. The naval training plane, one of Die best ever constructed for instruction, is the N3N-1. The plane can be flown as a land machine with wheel gear, or as a seaplane with a single float and wing-tip of the Rcece Home Demonstration club Monday. Titles of the plays nre. "Almost Sixteen" nnd "Dress Makers' Suit." Mrs. Willis Mae Lendennie became a new member of the group. Twenty four members who were present finished a quill which they plnn to .sell Friday night. A combination sandwich nnd dessert plate was served by Mrs. Roy Neil, Mrs. Lottie Cooper aud Mrs. Clara Jordan. Cotton .Seed STONEVILLE 2to Experiment Station Testa Prove It To Be Best Money Value Cotton For Mississippi County We have a limits A supply of these scccl which arc f-ist year from Pcdi- greed Stoncvllle i: B bought direct from the breeder. It was "own on loc.il farms and Its jnirity is Insured by special supeivision &nA strictest separation Jn planting, pi fit Ing nnd glutting. sr^r, sL" 1 ,^"^,^-^; r i^;^^ ^' se °* RED TOP GIN Pho ' ie - n "ottli 61 HlgSway BlrttiCTlUc, Ark. SOMETHING REALLY NEW! BETTER FARMING WITH THE NEW AVERY or to the county extension ngcnts Homo demonstration agents will coi'.(Ui:t n innttress making school to tench mnttrcss leaders newest methods ol mattress making. These lenders will hold community demonstrations to le.ich these methods to the entire community. After being taught correct methods neighbors will help each other until all mattresses nre made. Will Hold 4-H Play Contests At Yarbro School Eleven of the Boys and Olrls 4-H Clubs In North Mississippi County will vie for honors in the annual Play Tournament am! Musical Contest to be held nt the Yfrbro school Saturday. The one-act plays will be presented In the mornins and afternoon with the first to begin at 10 ocJoek in the morning, ar .d the three best plays will be repeated '" a ni ?ht session at which time FOR SALE We hare carload Pedigreed t) PI. and Slontville S«d. Also" large amount ot same kind that h« b«m planted here one year See or Call Us For Price! Very liberal price allowance for yoor old seed. L R. Matthews Gin Co. «J-W-Z Y«rtre, Ark. In order to receive the materials '•>.• nuking a mattress a family must secure and fill out an application blank, attend the mattress made application and can not be naking demonstration in their' sold, traded, or disposed of In anv community, ogrcc to make one mat- manner whatsoever The mattress, when completed, used by the fnmilv «-ho THECIUBHMJUST UECTtD HE, TO CHOOSE THE ORWKS TONIOHT sem THEM KESSlfR'S WWATS llfttD IT'S SMOOTH MSI IK AHDU5HT. 1 Payne. The roll cull \vn.s nnswered assisting. 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