Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on February 25, 1954 · Page 2
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if Jft file past eight years, the Unit- ' < Ancient Spaita discouraged bus _ ( fed hal #Hned mare than 20 million iness transactions by issuing haevy • - This Weekend Shopping at Moore Bros. Pure Ground j#vLi£.,yi ''^HH^'^H Country K?^t^jp: .i/.;, Jf.'JHj' ^ "i • j •''mf i ^H i Dry Salt Bacon Good and Choice Round Steak iWniMPf feff /Vff^ar^ ",™ •} ,- is:: T i *tfAV*- •51% , r/^ V-T-T *^-K<r^-7 '**7J " , , ' - ' PijtSif^lVSZ^HEAD- ^^•^^^vJ'/O rth. (. , -j- , >- HOPE Sf Aft, HOPE/ ARKANSAS Thursday, February 25, ^954 Drouth Turns Rich In to Deserts By HARMON KALLMAN Denver Post Staff Writer DENVER UPI — Drought seldom is dramatic. Ordinarily it spreads Ike a silent cancer. But in southeastern Colorado today it is a tangible, fearsome force, Veil fee) the grit between your .eeth, between your fingersi in 'OUng eyes, even though it may not be blowing. You begin to itch all over with it as you watch'im'ls after mile of fences buried in blown dust and sand, telegraph pole^ and farm equipment bankuci high with the .powdery stuff that kills rich farmland. The further south and east you go, the fewer furrowsyoucandi.s- cern in -what was plowed wheat- land a short week ago. .You can drive 100 miles east of here and see little .sign of the disastrous dust storm of last week and the blow Monday that added Insult to injury. But once into Hugo, the Lincoln County seat, you know the dust has been there. This is what I saw when I made a trip into the area: ! Just .a few miles to the south andllie world turned gray. A few hundred yards off main Highway 109 .on a section-like road you could'see the .first bitter evidence. It looked curiously like an ocean beach with a few weeks rising above the. wind-sculptured sand. There was moisture beneath it'. Broken cedar fence posts looked like driftwood. . Bob .White of Rocky ord, who superintends 70,000 acres of Colorado farmland for the Baughman farms Co. of Liberal, Kan., was driving by. "This is hardly anything," he said. "Go to Haswell and Eads. It'll break your heart. "See, this winter wheat is still green, even though it's sick and you can barely see the furrows that were here until last week. With moisture, this will still make wheat. . 'It's not as bad as it was in Texas,In the 1930s, but I've never seen one storm do as much damage as that one last week," Farther south you noticed that the fences not covered by dunes were blown thick with weed.s, like brown hedgerows. The Old Grind BUFFALO, N.Y. (UP)—A safer, simpler and easier method of packing grinding wheels for shipment has been developed by the Electro Refractories & Abcasiy'e's, Corp. which ships the wheels upright Jn an 'ppen rack. Heavy casdboai;d prevents 'friction '"-between ^wheels, previously.''grinding wheels were shipped lying flat on top of one I ariother. • HEREFORD SALE 3T BULLS 2T COWS, :. ^ l?$$«,AaK7fj I';,, i. ,. '-^ fc*V '-.'A <i '*»,-> r , , ' > A t^'i!aii',*^i-': v - J Sale Tuesday March 2,1954 In Livestock Coliseum Hope, Arkansas ; , Registered Hereford Bull 'QUALITY BRINGS THE MOST PER POUND' fb.. this ps Qur invitation to attend our Second Annual Sale of Registered Hereford Breeding b' ircru' J j D M "]? some of the tops from our herds af i d a selection that will have both Horned rQjlwa»»9t4 Bulls, Commercial Bulls, Bred Female, and Replacement Animals. We are endeavoring !i r il«?Jr y 'Sj S ?L S that . qan be y° ur annual shopping center for the Good Doing Kind.of cattle. Now-is K/'Wf tP-«SW the good ones to your herd, and build for the better days which are boynd to come. Buy WMLflWP' Opn t wqit. You are also invited to inspect these animals at any time before the sale at the irm ?^nd rqncrje? of the following^consignors: / ^'! ^^ wlth heolt h certificates from our State Veterinary can be shipped to any state. CONSIGNORS: Howard Kldd, Murfreesboro M. U, Stueart Farm, Tokio U, T. Camp Jr., Daingerfield, Texas Ford and McClure. Nashville, Ark, Ralph McClure, Nashville Botj f^lcClyre, Nashville I Lewis and Campbell, Nashville Walter Britten, Auctioneer Information Write Howqrd Arkansas, Worth Matteson Jr., Foreman Bowman Hereford Ranph, Foreman Wade Atkinson, Foreman Beckman and West, McNeil Glenerest Farms, Nashville I. 8. Thomas, Curtis, Arkansas / J9UAUTY 3RIN5S THE MOST PER POUND': SOUTHWEST 8RANCH HEREFORD BREEDERS ASS N. ^fefeilA^Mir 1 ; ^ -' , .:,: . Bi*'v in j,' "&f- • f^^vi^: ^t? ( ^ ^ t(v v i4Srfs®LS A^;"«- *;', "Ut^s fat Chicken" — Arkansas Poultry Week — Feb.SO-Moreh 5 You're Irtvited to Attend the Grand Opening of our New Shoe Department STARTS FRIDAY — Free Balloons for the Kiddies LADIES SHOES One Big Counter 00 ( MENS SHOES DRESS SHOES All Sizes TO... $8.95 CHILDRENS SHOES Sandals, Oxfords, and Dress Shoes I TO.. .$5.95 2 Coolemer SHEETS 2-" Type-112 81 x 99 Regular49c Values 3 FOR 99 MEN'S DRESS SHIRTS Another Real Value Buy I .77 LADIES SHOES One Big Counter DRESS and • CASUAL STYLES TO... $6.95 3-1- to 4 Yards $1.74 Values! . Cotton ATTS 2Lb. Batts 79c Values 2 ' CANNON TOWELS These are 20x40 Size 3 FOR 99 MEN'S DRESS PANTS •61 Pairs Values to 6.95 I .99 SAVINGS THROUGHOUT THi STORE SECOND and MAIN '•

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