The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 26, 1943 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 26, 1943
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?s,W ; M •• >Jt "V ' • '. c ~^\ l V . '* '' '£ -, ••. '.PJIGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 1943 Published Every Friday In the Interest of Farm Familieo of This Agricultural Section. > FARM NEWS--FEAJURES Enter the Plant-to-Prosper Contests sponsored by the Courier News and Commercial Appeal. IRIS1E TDEErl'FLBES Pennants Signifying Out- stand i n g Agricullur- ' al Work To Be Given This Victory Garden Yielded a Bountiful Harvest in 60 Days : • By Walter Durham FUvnl-lo-Prosjwr Director Memphis Commercial Appeal Fashioned In the beloved colors of Old Glory, a new kind of flag proudly will be unfurled over rooftops of many MidSoiUh farm homes this Fall. Similar to Army,and Navy "E" pennants now fluttering from flagstaffs of concerns which have excelled in the .war effort, these flags will carry an "A" instead of an "E" and-will signify the farmstead Is one-'which has rendered meritorious service in agriculture 10 the Nation in wartime. Exlra Incentive. These "A" flags are being offered by The Commercial Appea~ for the first time this year as ai extra Incentive to farmers to mee pressing needs for more food ant feed. They • will be awarded to farmsteads which exceed their pro due I Ion quotas in three or mor food and feed crops. All worker 011 fauns winning the pennant, in eluding the farm wife ad children will receive nn "A".lapel button testifying lo -their personal contribution to lUe Food For Freedom program. At the same .time, The Commercial Appeal and the Memphis Chamber of Commerce Agricultural - CommUtee, through- the- Plant To Prosper and Live- .At- Home Competitions, will continue to reward farmers of Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi mid Missouri by - giving cash prizes totaling .$3850 to those who make the best records Sii, living at home, soil .conservation, crop diversification and farm and home management and Improvement. : .While .the two projects, are not i directly connected, they are. closely, .associated In purpose — re- waidJcg families for their extra efforts and giving them the public recognition they deserve, in Plant- To Prosper and Live-' At- Home, . far mfaiuilies compete.against each other for. generous cash • prizes, while 'in seeking to-win an "A" pennant the farmer'competes only . against 'himself : by endeavoring. : to exceed-the crop; quota he has set I but to prbdiicc this year. I '•••'•• Quotas Higher ' ^Practically, eevry farmer .In the' i Mi'dSoutii" has a higher quota of )•'• food and feed crops this year than i he: had last, and he is faced by many difficulties In reaching these quotas J.but most agricultural leaders are agreed that many allotments Scan "be raised still higher if farm families wil lexert all powers at their command. • fit Is to induce farmers to make the *oll-oul effort required that "A" flags are .being offered. Those who'°do'step on the gas and get a bettefr'job done this year than they Tfirst thought possible me fhe ones £ who'"will- receive Soulhwide .recognition' from Tho commercial [Appeal and: the cp-operaUng'agri- 'cultural agencies, i • • ' ' ' ."Tlie "A" flag may-be .won by any farmer in .the four states covered 'by the. Plant To Prosper Contest. •' Landowners, tenants ; and sharecroppers, both while-and col- ored.rare eligible. . .-Those who would like to win the pennant should notify his county ragent . or Farm Security Administration supervisor. . - . Presentation of the flags and Lions Aid Farm Bureau At Manila Fanners Who Slaughter For Market To Get Quotas Based On 1941 oimly farmers and The Manila Lions Club; of which rover Siiyder Is president; opened Ihe annual Mississippi county I-'ai-m Bureau drive-by- appointing' Ocne FJeeriiaiv to .serve, as cliair- inan of the drive' of the Manila bulclirrs who slauBhlci' meat for community. ' sale will lie assigned quotas equal They also served as host lo Hie to approximalely the same amount first county wide meeting held at of meat they slaughtered In 1941 the Manila High. Sghqol with more when Ihe new licensing regulations than TOO farmers, hi, attendance. BO Into effect on April 1. accord- .At this meeting Mr. Flecman to Chfirlcs Hose, chairman of appointed the following men to the Mississippi County USDA War assist him lit their respective com- Bomil. • munities: K.• V::'.Whitney, :W. W, On or before April 1, all those Carey, and L.. V.,';.Waddell, Black- who slaughter meat for sale must water; Jim- David,-"ami Prank Short secure n permit from the Wnrjof Shady Grove; R, TV White of Hoard. Tlie only persons exempt cut. Off Road; B. ' B. Threlkeld from tills requirement are those and Lon Matthews of Brown; Clcve who slaughter for their own ILSC ifulton arid Clifford White, of Ma- alone, Inrsjc slaughterers who kill nlla. more ilian 1,500,00s pounds of meat Mr. Fleeman nmuially. and slauBlitcrcrs in the city of Little Rock. These are governed hy other regulations. Mr. Rose said that the quotas will b; figured as follows: All resident fann operators who In 1941 deliverer! meat from slaughter of livestock having a loUi live weight of. not more than 10,000 pouiuts will Demonstration Club News Notes 'l'he Lone Oak Home Dcmonstra ion Club met, at. the Community ilk-hen Monday afternoon when Mrs .Charles Necuham presiding. When Mrs. J. O. Huey, secretary, elillea the roll Iti members answcr- naming her favorite tree and flower. Mrs. Lane led community singing. fn ' the absence of tlie Garden Chairman, Mrs. J- C. Fields, Mrs. Folcy gave some timely hints on gardening and took a survey Victory Gardens. Lone Oak Is 100 per cent in preparation and early planting of Spring vegetables. .. Mrs. Glen Alexander and Mrs. Eihy Hodge gave hints on war- for the prizes Miss Coleman discussed the Red Cross classes In Nutrition, First Aid, and Home Nursing avallatjle to communities who would like to have a class. The club Is interested in making bandages and Mrs. J. W. Fields offered to clear one of her rooms and make a sewing room for a workshop for rolling bandages. The house committee composed of Mrs. Erby Hodge, Mrs. Hen nay, and Mrs. J. o. Huey reported that a rug was bought, a stove decided upon and new curtains and new rug would be in place by the second Monday when a pot-luck lunch would be served nt the kitchen, preceding the club meeting. Mrs. Glen Alexander and Mrs. Roy Thomas were named captains in be classified as "farm ers". Their quota for Top—Garden made by James H. Bardclt, at Homewood, 111., as it appeared June 15, 194Z. To left: Same garden May li af'«' »" hardy crops had been sown. Above: Diagram of garden layoul. Government airihorilies urge Hint I The planting schedule in this gar Victory Gardens should cover nn | den follows: area o't nt least 25x50 feel. An idea of the'crops that can be grown in approximately this space is given by tlie experience! with a garden 24x50 feet made last year. The garden faced 'south and enjoyed full sun all day. It was surrounded by a picket fc'nce, oil which lima beans, cucumbers ami tomatoes could be Irainoit. A wire or picket fence is the ideal boundary for the vegetable plot,'far belter than a hedge, shrubbery border or wall.' It allows air to circulate freely, which -helps, destroy fungi and mildews, and a fence hns no roots to compete with your' crops for food. It is.-'yilal tlial a vegetable plot shall-have al least six hours' sun a day arid the soil be free from the roots 6C trees and shrubs. Hows in the garden -ran norll and south, which gave the mos equal distribution of sunshine. Th rows were short, which cnablcc plantings'to be divided easily, I produce continuous crops of shor harvest vegetables. Short row also make 'cultivation easier, as Hi gardener gels a rest al the end o each row.' Where cultivation is b baud there is no gain in efficicnc from long rows. 1—Pole lima beans on fence. 7. —Swiss chard. .. 3_Wax beans, firsl planting. 4—Carrots, flrsl planting. . 5—Green Items, first planting, (i—Becls, flrsl planting. 7—Leaf Lettuce, first planting.- 8—Parsnips, mixcd.V'ith radishes. D—Escarolle, firsl planting. 10—Onion sels, first planting. 11—Pnrsley. 12—Turnips. 13—Leaf Lettuce, second planting, weeks after first. H—Egg Plant. 15-j-Pfcpiievs. • "• ':•>•.. 10—Salsify (Oyslcr-PlanO. 17—Green Ucans, second planting i weeks after first. 18—Onion sets, second planting, 3 vceks after firsl. . 19—Peas, dwarf. 20—Escarollc, second planting, weeks after flrsl. 21—Peas, semi (all. 22—Celery. 23—Bcels, second planting, weeks after first. 24—Kale. 25—Cnrrols, second planting, weeks nfler flrsl. 26—Broccoli. 27—Kalian Marrow. 28—Cucumbers trained on fence. trained on 12 3—Red tomatoes ncc, 12 plants. 0—Yellow lomatocs on fence, a nls. Letters on the plan refer-to flows which were planted as follows: —Zinnias; B—Marigolds'; C and —Gladioli; E and G—Red, while nd blue ccnlaurcas; F and H— Chives, which serves as food and Iso flowers; Kl on arbor—Red, •hitc and blue morning glories. When first crops were exhausted, ic following were planted to suc- ecd them in Ihe same space: 3— iccls; 4— Green beans; G—Leaf lel- uce; 7—Onion scls^ 9—Carrots; 10 —Endive; 12—Green beans;, 19—. Chinese cabbage; 21—Winter rad- shcs; 20—Wax Beans. All Hie frcsl, vegetables needed or a family of,four during a season of four months were produced in he garden, with a continuous yield, and great variety. There was also a surplus for canning, Ihough to produce all Ihe winter, supplies more space would bo required. Earnest -Victory' gardeners .will not try lo 111 a'ready-madc plan'to Ihcir.own garden plots, but will accept it as an example lobe followed in principle, and adjuslcd to their own family preferences, taste, and the physical conditions of their garden space! . months bcginniiiK with April will he their choii'c of either the number of each type of livestock slaughtered and delivered In the corresponding-period of 1941 or the total lire weight of livestock slaughtered and - delivered during the Silinc period:'. All persons other than farmers who slaughtered livestock with .a tolal live weight of not more than 300,000 pounds In 1941 will be classified as "butchers", These will be assigned monlhly (jilotas calculated In' the same manner as the farm ckiughtercr's quorterly quota. . All persons who in 1941 slaughtered meat, having a live weight of more than 300,000 pounds and are not already registered as "quota' slaughterers will be assigned monthly cpiotjis amounting to BO per ceiv o'fVthe amount slaughtered in tlie corresponding month of 1041. Thcs wili be classified ns "local slangh terers." : All slaughterers will be givei permit numbers and required mark each wholesale cut of meat with the number, the ounty USDA. was very^ high the praise of tlicc fine: work boys had been Aping In making his report for -the . county .'wide meeting held al Osccola. • . At the Manila meeting Mr. Fleeman also issued -'a. challenge lo any Individual in Mississippi. Coun-- ly or Ihe State of Arkansas to sell more memuerships'.''than ho slaughter-1 wou | ( | 01 . tq.-any community in the three Mississippi .County : to sell more ncmliershlps than . Manila . coin- Var Board chairman .said. Farmers ; selling directly to consumers on nay tag each cut with a tag bear- ng the permit number.'When meal •aliening goes into effect', on the 29th of thus month, all those who sell to the consumer, including 'arm slaughterers, must collect the required ration stamps. Cattle buyers and auction .operators also must secure. a permit from the War' Board before April 1 but no limitation in the way of quotas will he placed on their operations. They will be asked to keep careful accounts as' will 'all slaughterers. . The Mississippi County USDA War Board will meet Tuesday March 30, at Oscoola, for Ihe purpose of passing on .these applications. Application blanks may be obtained at the County Agenl'f office, AAA Offices in Blythcvlllc and Osceola, and the Vocations Agricultural Teachers at Manila and Leachville, Mr. Rose said. lime clolhing for women and also asked all that could possibly do so to attend the County Council Thursday. Mrs. Garner, the county clothing chairman of the council, i will make a dress form. Each club ' is expected lo send a representative, preferably the clothing chairman of the club, who will learn how to make a dress form and repeat the demonstration in her club. : Miss Cora Lee Coleman, county home demonstration agent, reviewed the Farm and 'Home Account Books. She offered to give each- family one who would promise to keep a .farm .and home account. She told of the different clubs being hostess to boys, in the. service Sunday afternoons. Lone Oak ; >huis to serve when the lime ar- ives, it was decided. ; Mrs. Essie Davis reported on the )iiiBO party and thanked Lone Oak of and drew sides for a spelling match. Mrs. Thomas won the prize. Mrs. J. R. Coleman and Mrs. Essie Davis served a sandwich plate with coffee. The club was dismissed by pledging allegiance to the flag and singing. When the Shady Grove Homo Demonstration Club met Friday it was found that several of the officials had moved away. / Mrs. Nolan Bollinger was elected president and with her will serve: Mrs.-Kirk Loveless, vice president; Mrs. Herman- Williams, secretary and treasurer; Miss Virginia May- ield, reporter. The club will meet each second and fourth Thursday. Next meeting will be with Mrs. Alma Mayfield. miinity. His report to date shows that. Manila 1 community has sold 400 members to date. The fleet of floor trucks at a U. S. aircraft engine planl travels • average of 16,000 miles per month, moving parts and material. Swearengen & Co. SPOT COTTON BROKERS Blythcvffle, Ark. Mr. Farmer lapel buttons will he fin impressive ceremony at a time and place yet lo be designated. Washing the car In winter montlis is a protective measure, as well ns a real economy, for It eliminates a considerable amount of rusl and corrosion caused by the salt and chemicals sprinkled on icy streets to make driving safer. We Buy Loan Cotton Geo. H. McFadden & Bros, Ag'cy. ': Over Scrum's Drug Store P. O.'Uui< US, Rlytticvillc, Ark. E. C. PATTON r h o ne 2 M2 BAKER L. WILSON 3-Year-Old Scatters Eggs, "Like Flowers In May" TWIN FALLS, Ida. (UP)—"Boys will be boys," but sotnclimcs Ihey behave in a manner thai Is more or less startling. Take the case of Robb Ilicharcl Smith, 3, as recorded in the "Times-. News." This boy, according to the rcpoil, look eggs from Ihe Icebox and scattered Ihcm on the floor "like flowers in May." on another occasion he "backed up against Ihe wall lo get a good start and ran right through the front bay window." But young Kinith entered a new phase recently. Ills mother gave him cherries, mid, lo her horror, nc-consumed the. pits. To prevent a recurrence of this catastrophe, she gave him a'banana. f-Ic ate it—skin, and all. See Us For Farm Equipment Of All Kinds! All sizes Clipper SEED CLEANERS Need certificate) Two Horse BREAKING PLOWS (No certificate required) Horse Drawn, 1 PLANTERS (No- certificate rc AH sizes new A-C TRACTORS (Need certificate) Horse and Tractor DISC HARROWS (Need certificate) Lei Us De-lint and Treat Your CottonSeed Now Is The Time To Get This Work Done—Before The Rush Is On! Lee Wilson & Co. Armorel, Arkansas See us for FIELD SEED of all kinds. : PAUL BYRUM E. Main Phone 404 Coffee r.oos l!o\vli"K ' OIL-ROY,'' Cal.; (UP) — William Ha'wcs of Los Angclis is wondering If his accident hud anything lo do will)' increasing the current coffee rationing period from five'to six weeks. His truck atid .trailer, carrying 12 tons of coffee, smashed into a tree and :thc glass coffee containers started a game of bowling on the grass. Only one-pound jars were broken, however. DELTAS NEWS Published By The Delta Implement Co., Blytheville Hcrics I Friday, March 26 No. 31 Tires can lose • pressure standing in the garage just as fast as when they are driven daily. Strictly A Face Sale One of Whistle's Outstanding Iloars. " "1 have a few gilts mated to Modern Knight, one of * the highest bred boars out of the North. Also, ;i , lewv Fall boars s>ircd bv Streamline U.' '•-\\ >VBears for service. We arc now booking orders for jjl Spring pigs sired by Whistle's-New Era. J ' v " '• WilKTI F MAN !U,:AUK. • •. HnlalLC .. -.Phone G7 .. . . : 250 Head of Heifers and Steers Consisting of 7D HEAD OF HEIFERS 15 BULLS and BALANCE STEERS ranging in weight from 375 lo 600 Ibs. -TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION- Saturday; March 27 Starting <d Ten O'Clock i Mile South of Central Hi. School Camwau, Arkansas Recleaned 4 3913—Seed SOYBEANS R. D. HUGHES GIN COMPANY The used implement business is .picking up down our way . . . AVe have two good used light bush and bog disc harrows on our lo! for sale. K. S. Loveless, of Manila, tells us he has a practically new 10-foot dump rake for- sale. "'.''.'' We've just, received an initial shipment , of 'KEM-TONE'. It's, the sensational' new wafer mix paint that you roll on over woodwork, plaster or wallpaper. One coal is sufficient for practically any surface. FARMER PAVL DOWNS Owner LEO SWIFT Auctioneer — For a belter stand! — — For quicker germination!— —For healthier plants!— —For more $ per acre!— HAVE YOUR OWN PLANTING SEED GRADED. DE-LINTED AND TREATED AT Russell Barbara's RED TOP GIN Phone 1 21 J2 For Complete Detailsl K A LIMITED SUPl'I-Y OF STONEVHXE 215 and 4B PEDIGREED SEED. •Barry Finklea, farming about 2 miles East of Blytheville, has a good Fai-mall F-20 and equipment for sale. DI—Looks like the people of (his area arc going lo continue to eat regularly, rationing to Ihe contrary. The Hlythcville Junior Chamber of Commerce is providing-Victory Garden space to apartment dwellers and ethers who don't have garden space in their yards . . . And. farmers Icll. us they're planting more foodstuffs than ever before. 1)1-— H. V. McMurtry, of Manila, h;is an 8-i'ool, single action tractor disc narriw he'd like to sell. —DI There's an awfully good Karmall F-SO standing idle on our used lot. It has just been thoroughly overhauled and has excellent (ires. Yon don't need a certificate to buy this machine. DI When your plow and harrow points need sharpening bring them in to our smithy. Skilled blacksmiths plus the I'mest of equipment guarantees you a first class job. TANK UP YOUR ALBUM DON'T HAVE IT STUCK HALFWAY Boost it into « tend TODAY I

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