The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 8, 1930 · Page 5
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November 8, 1930

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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.SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1930 BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE BLYTHEVILLE'S INDUSTRIAL AND BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Trade, Build and Invest In Blythevilte "A City oj Optimists" Your Cooperation will help make Blytheville mightier. Uncle Sam Tries to Keep Them Down on the Farm These pictures show representative activities of the 4-H clubs, which include three-quarters of a million American fann boys and girls Above arc members of a class in judging and analyzing food products Below, three brothers arc shown receiving a county agent's advice. Agriculture and state agricultural colleges are charged with organiz- ByNEA Service WASHINGTON.—Tn the face of droughts, price depressions and other factors which tend to drive young people from the farms into the cities, Uncle Sam is doing his best to sire farm boys and girls an appreciation nnd vision of the possibilities of country life. Through the 4-H clubs, which last year had 758,000 boys and girls enrolled, the youngsters are taught improved methods of conducting farms and rural homes so lhat they may become efficient farmers and home-makers. The original purpose of the Smith-Lever act providing education in ini- provNi agriculture and home economics was also aimed at developing an enriched country life and an alert, satisfied, progressive rural people. Co;mty club ajcnts, county agricultural extension agents, county ing 'and conducting the 4-H clubs. More Girls Than Boys Girl members outnumber th= boys. Last year there were .452,587 girls enrolled as against only 303,500 boys. According to the Department; of Agriculture, there are about 10,000,000 persons between 10 and 20 years of age who live in rural districts, and about 6,000,000 of them live on farms. The four H's stand for head, heart, health and hands, the object of the clubs being to develop them all. Members wear a four- leaf clover with an "H" on each petal. Each of the 43 states and Hawaii has 4-H clubs, nnd more than 4000 county and home demonstration agents are participating in their development. The boys and girls enroll for a the county extension agent, keeping cost accounts and finally making a public exhibition of the result. Each such activity Is termed a "demonstration 1 ' or a "project". Typical 4-H demonstrations arc: Growing . corn, truck and garden crops and cotton,'ralsipg farm animals, making household furnishings and garments, canning fruits, vegetables and meats, preparation of foods and planning and serving meals, improvement of home Interiors and improvement of grounds around the home. Nearly nil the work is consequently done on the farm or in the home. Club meetings are held every month or every fortnight. Last year the 4-H members planted 40,991 acres of corn and grc» 1,640,563 bushels of it. They also grew 47,000 bushels of wheat, 26,000 bushels of oats, 9fi,000 bushels of peanuts, 700,0000 bushels of potatoes, 1,600,000 pounds of tobacco, 127,629,267 pounds of cotton and a i lot of rye, barley, alfalfa, soy beans, clover, cowpeas, beans, lespedeza land fruits. The club work also in! volved 54,000 cattle, 13,000 swine j 28,000 sheep and 1,883,000 chickens : and other poultry. In some states a club Is composed only of boys and girls doing the same kind of work. In others it is a, community organization in which each boy and girl may select whatever project he or she desires. It isually is organized over an area bounded In accordance with convenience of meeting. Competitions in production judging and demonstrations of improved methods are held and club members take special short courses at the state agricultural colleges and participate in county, district state and national club camps. Exhibit at Fain Tlie most common forms of competition are for the grcatrsl amount of marketable grade pota toes per acre, ihe most corn pei acre, the most cotton per acre the heaviest litter of pigs at the age of 180 days, the best designed and constructed school costume the best loaf of bread, the bes canned fruit, vegetables or meats State, county and community fairs often provide 4-H classes for 4-H club entries. County champions, state champions and national champions are developed by the various stages o: competition. Also champion teams Sometimes club enterprises are used to pay college expenses, anc according to the Extension Service ol • the Agriculture Departmen here, the club member usual!) realizes some profit from h!s enterprise. One state agricultura college has several poultry houses for the use of club members who wish to bring their flocks of lay ing hens to college and care foi them and market the eggs while carrying on their studies. AGE KEEPS HER FROM POLLS FORT CRANE, N. Y., (UP) — Mrs. Jane Anne MandcvUls, 101 who received a letter of thanks fron President Hoover two years ag when she voted for tim, will be un able to vote for governor this yea home demonstration agents and ' given farming or home-making ac- because of her advanced age. Sh other men and women cooperative- • tivity and carry out the operation j is keenly interested in the out ly employed by the Department of | with the supervision and advice of I come, however. A Washout on the Line! New Gold Rush Slirs Canada A ne*- gold rush'Is on in northern Ontario, following discovery'of rich deposits In Bannockbum township in the vicinity of Elk.Lake. Thcje two pictures show conditions at other Ontario go!d fields- conditions that will be duplicated In the Bannoc'kburn field. shortly where prospectors are making desperate efforts to get their supplies in before winter conditions make travel almost • impossible. Hoover Has Brought Fame to Little Quaker Church By NEA Service few people oilier SISTER MARY'S KITCHEN BV SISTER MARINE Service Wrttfr Some varieties of cake will Xecp moist, until the last crumb dlsap- ixi.irs, but olliers, particularly sponge cakes and plain white cakes, become dry nnd uninteresting the second day after they are bated. There (ire many rmlly delicious desserts that can bo made with stale cake If the cook uses a little ingenuity. A light cako which Is very dry can be crumbled, soaked In milk until soft and then combined wlUi eggs to make a very acceptable pudding. Plnln cake which Is not dry enough for crumbling, but has lost ts freshness, cnn be cut in pieces for serving and stfamcd until hot and moist. -Mock Tipsy Pudding Cut sponge cake In thin narrow slices nnd spread with jam or pre- lervcs- Peach or apricot. Is very iood. Arrange In a deep dish and lx>ur over two cups of thin boiled custard. Let stand several hours until the cnke absorbs the custavtl and serve cold with whipped cream. The custard should be slightly sweetened, since the cnke and Jam are both sweet. Cike Crnmb Padding Two cups cake crumbs, t egg milk, Jelly, 2 tablespoons sugar. Add milk to crumbs and let stand, covered until milk Is absorbed. Tlie amount of milk needed will deirend on the staleness of the crumbs, but it takes about 2 cups. Add yolk of egg and beat well Turn into a buttered baking dish and bake In a moderate oven until firm to the touch, nbout 30 minutes. Remove from oven and let coo!. Spread with Jelly and cover with white of egg beaten until stiff with sugar. Return to oven foi< tight minutes to puff nnd color meringue. Butterscotch sauce Is a delicious sauce to serve over steamed cake, Butterscotch Sauce One cup "standard" cream, 1 cup ight brown sugar, 1 cup medium corn syrup, 1 tablespoon butter, 1-2 teaspoon vanilla. Mix cream, sugar nnd syrup, stir- ing until perfectly blended. Cook n double boiler over boiling water lor one hour. Remove from heat nnd beat In butter and vnnllla. Pour over pieces of cake nnd gar nish with a bit of whipped cream if convenient. * • • Duly Menu BREAKFAST —Sliced iiiivmpple, cereal, cream, bukcd French toast, milk, coffee. LUNCHEON—Cream of sphsnch soup, croutons, egg and lettuce sandwiches, apple snuc,?, ginger cookies, milk, tea. DINNER—Veal cutlets, creamed potatoes, spash croquettes, stuffed prune salad, cake with butterscotch sauce, milk, coffee, RECORD HONK.V HAUL MADE MARION, Mich., IUP)— An Osceola County farmer near litre made n ...•cord "haul" of 126 pounds of honey from a bee tree recently. No "bee bread" was found, • The Friends Church at Washington. than those Iving i» the national capital ad heard ot the friends Cnurch of Washington, D. C., belorc Her- ocrt Hoover was elected president.. Its prim, unfashionable, Spartan simplicity went- unnoticed among ,hc many magnificent structures. Ihcn it tecamc known as the place of worship chosen by the president and llrst lady of:the land. loaay tourists from all parts of he nation ilock to .the churcli. Built to scat 300, its capacity has been stretched at times to 400. Nothing could be less Impressive than the interior from an architectural point of vitw., The walls ire painted a sunny yellow. The windows are of ordinary glass. The woodwork is of natural' oak—or something of that color. Pews are of -the same, yellow wood. Hanging from the ceiling are inverted bowls of while ]x>rcc- lain. A large, open-faced clock, named in an octagon of wood, Is the only wall decoration. Immediately in front of the pews is a wide broad' platform upon which are • oak chairs, behind - the plain altar. The president holds a birthright membership In the church. According to Quaker ctulcm, a child, at birth, becomes n member of the church with which one of his parents Is affiliated. President Hoover follows In the footsteps of his mother in attending the Friends Church, formally known as the Orthodox Friends. Meeting House. Long years 'ago. Hulda Hoover, tramping through snow and mud. of the little Quaker village of West cidcd that the Branch,. la., de- more progressive iriuich of the Quaker faith best suited her needs. She Joined the Orthodox Friends and left.the Con- WOMEN "MAS" THEATER LONDON, (UP) — The Grafton, London's smallest theater, is "manned" entirely by women, Eervative branch, which prohibited singing and preaching. The: Friends Church is the. 1 smallest ever chosen by a president. The next smallest was the Dutch Reformed Church attended by Theodore Roosevelt. A.S. Barboro&Co., Inc. Blyth'eville, Ark. FRUITS —..NUTS — VEGETABLES BEANS — PEAS Serving southern merchants over fifty years. Phone 920.. Second and BOM. CAL SATISFIES Ah t - High Grade Coals Buchanan Coal Co. Office Phone 107 Residence 717 Cool Days Mean Greater Appetite The body iiee'tls more food in cold weather. What | is more appealing than a good tender steak, potatoes cooked golden brown and n cup of the coffee that has made us famous : . Jimmie O'Brien's Cafe Fish and Oysters Exclusive distributors in this territory for the famous WOODSTOCK typewriter. Ask for a demonstration. H. G. WICKHAM Phone 234. BLYTHEVILLE TYPEWRITER CO, DRINK DR. PEPPER IN BOTTLES IT'S GOOD FOR LIFE NUGRAPE BOTTLING-COMPANY * "Hey Mister I can save you $1 [•) i ton if you'll buy DRIVE IN for oil and p;is. We. invite you to try our service.. Tire repairing, greasing and washing. WE SELL DAYTON THOROUGHBRED TIRES. Tom W. Jackson Ash at Second St. Phone your Don't now Jl Till Winter W»&U Miett&Co. Feed and Coal Phone 64 210 W. Main ouse Radio See and Hear ft At Walpole Electric Co. .. Phone 314 WE DRY CLEAN OR .DYE ANYTHING Blytheville Laundry Phone 327 Chicago Mill ^ Lumber Corporation

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