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f PA"GE'FOUR-£ MidSouth Farmers Urged To Sign Up For -Annual Contest At Once Palmers of Mississippi County, who desire to participate In the 1943 Haul To Prosper mid Uve-At- Home Competitions, sponsored by Courier Neiys and Tlie Commercial Appeal, have only a few more wcete in which lo enroll and become eligible for 53850 in cadi prizes, Walter Durliam, contest director, warned this week. "The deadline for a fawner to enlist .In the program is Juhe 1st," Mr. Durham said, "but the Plant To Prosper Bureau Is most anxious to have all farmers sten up immediately so they can begin their year's work." Plant To Prosper enrollment blanks . and record books may be obtained from the county agent, home demonstration neenl or Fni'm Security Administration supervisors now. To Ihe farm family which does Hie best job this year In living at home, soil conservation, crop diversification and farm and home management and Improvement, the Commercial Appeal and the Memphis Chamber of Commerce will present a check for 5500. There will be a tenant sweepstakes prize of $250, and slate prizes 'of $100 for first, $75 for second and $50 for third to both landowners and tenants. There is also « $100 sweepstakes prize to the tenant family which makes the most Improvements in tlieir home with their own hands. The sweepstakes prize in the •LIve-Al-Honie Contest for negro fanners is $250 cash and there will be a $100 tenant sweepstakes prize. State prizes in tills contest are 550 for first, $2,=i for second, $15 for third and $10 for fourth to both landowners and tenants. All county winners in both contests will receive The Commercial Appeal's Certificate of Merit, testifying to the fanner's ability and industrs'. Tlie county winners also will be invited to attend the Plant To Prosper and Llve-At-Home Rallies In Memphis In December. By I)«. THOMAS !>.' MASTERS NN NN Written for NEA Your doctor may not. always be able to answer your culls as promptly as lie did in peacetime. For the care of the patients of colleagues who arc now in uniform lias been added to the burdens of hts own practice. Thus, It Is more Important than ever before Hint cadi household should have at hand a minimum of simple remedies In serviceable medicine and flrst-ald chest. (You •should continue to keep In mind, lowevej-, that serious disorders must be turned over to a physician as quickly as possible.) Tlie medicine chest should be kept clean and orderly. Old medicines should be thrown away. A '1st of supplies such as those given lere permits the treatment of simple abrasions and lacerations, occasional headaches, (lie common cold, mild, transient upsets of the stomach and bowel, and numerous other minor Illnesses or accidents. KEKP SCKATOIIKS CLEAN The frequent scratches, abrasions ind lacerations that come in the 'ourse'of ordinary civlllnn nml Industrial life should be cleansed vltli mi antiseptic or with soap and K'flter. The wound mil)' be kept tcrlle by lightly "frostlnB" it with sulfanillmlde powder, which is sold u paper envelopes. Further bleed- lit' Is prevented by applying n com- ire.ss under the pressure of the ensfon of bandage yttmc. Adhesive ape will keep the dressing in place. H Is just this use of sulranlllmldc jowdcr that saved so mtiny lives it Pearl Harbor and on battlefields all over the world. It (s not advisable to take Indiscriminately any LOOKING AfflAP tv GEORGE S.HNSOK BLYTHBVILLB, (XBK.X COURIER NEWS Doctors Scarce; So Look To Your Medicine Chest of (he sulfanlllnildes by mouth. Such application of llicsc drills should be taken only under the orders and supervision of a doctor. There are numerous iintlscpllc solutions, bul none Is perfect. Iodine Irritates many skins. Me- taphei), mcnlilolatcs, boric inul hydrosen-proxlde are acid, the most benign. The use of plenty of .so:i]i and wutcr, by its mechanical effect, Is highly satisfactory. Superficial burns resulting In red- of the skin may be covered will) vaseline, and although uncomfortable, requires no other treat- in! nl. Deeper burns should be covered ivllli nnnlc acid telly. KH'AKi: I.AXATIVK "HABIT" 'Hie habitual use ol laxatives or cathartics is In no way to be con- doncti. A simple, mild Innxtlve l.s occasionally desirable, and the famallar milk-of-magncsia is one of Hie least offending. One rarely needs to call a doctor for colds and minor Illnesses unaccompanied by fever: Tlie use of i clinical thermometer— provided it s not used loo frequently— will save considerable worry. Rest Is the basic treatment, for colds. Aspirin helps to make the situation .tolerable. The following list of supplies, obtainable for about, $2.50, should be available in each home: Holler gauge bandages U-ln. and 2-ln. widths), sterile tjaiizc squares (;i-in..\'3-)n>. one-Inch compresses on adhesive in individual packages, roll of sterile cotton, adhesive tape H In. width), antiseptic (mctaplicn, mcrthlolate, boric acid, or hydroeen- pcroxide),. vaseline, inilk-of-mag- ncsla, paregoric, aspirin, scissors, clinical ot fever thermometer, sul- fanilimidc powder, and 5 per cent taiiuic acid jelly one tube). 'Jchoyuli Witness' Case Set April 26 At CaruiliersviLlc THE AMERICAN WAY The driver of an expensive automobile sped along the principle streets of: an American city „one night In 1938 running through red traffic lights, one after another as he came to. them., I say at his right elbow, speechless, "my hearl in my mouth." I was not afraid of being arrested because the license plate at each end of the car carried (he significant words "Police .Commissioner." The driver and I had been friends schoolmates, when we were boys. 1 had found myself in Ills homo city that evening with no plans and had telephoned him as a matter of courtesy! 'He was overdoing himself showing me his character. Authority to enforce law always carries temporary immunity from law. Rccomiicnse Comes A year later I watched the papers for a few days to learn the results of a certain municipal election. My old schoolmate was beaten. I was glad,'although I had nothing against him personally. His defeat gave me greater respect for his city, for Us Americanism. In America, authority originates with the people, and can not rulers who do not respect the law and see. they are trusted to enforce rarely get elected again. Democracy is like that, and the IJnilcd States has it. We may never l>c without a few' sorry election- winners but we can be very gla< r that we go on having elections We can b? grateful for a Constitution that protects o\ir votes and .shields us from hasty reactions to unexpected and irritating failures of our own tmd ol our rulers. Representative, constitutional goverm- menl gives us the benefit of deliberate, popular wisdom; cool heads of the majority. Numerous Benefits Americans receive a great many benefits from the hand of God that are unknown to people in other countries. Is God partial to Ainer- ict? Certainly not! Our special benefit's come through a channel that, our God-fearing ancestors opened for us long before our parents were born. Representative, constitutional government is that, channel. II would be hard to count all the benelils it brings. Among them ar c (1) the right to meet and worship God the best way we know, <2> the right to vote; have a_voice In government and (3) the right to work and earn and invest securely, to have something for ourselves and our families. To us these privileges are not rare. We arc. so use* to liberty we think nothing of It. but people In most of the world have no such freedom. Product of Wisdom Volumes could be written about America's special advantages, protected by her singular democracy without being eulltv of hero-worship Boosters for various governmental "novelties" keep reminding its that our forebears who framec the Constitution and apportions its powers: were not divinely inspired. We must insist on the other (hand that they were not, merely favored by dumb luck. They were wise historians, students of govern/ ments, acquainted with Europe's roj a) courts, its tyranny, its oppression; - / -.. These men" set up a. system in America .giving e.xeryone an equal chance and rewarding each accord- Ing ^"10 his oven ability. Result: .More than a century of good living, luxuries distributed ' to rich and ; poor on a scale surpassing anything "• ,Mj*»«-'< xer occurred an>»lieie the n Miy Uir.e. Democracy and fret •surprise go together and (bey CARUTHERSVILLB. Mo 5.—The Caruthcisvllle "Jehovah Witnesses" case Is .scheduled Io wine, to trial here Monday, April 2G, in Circuit Court, before Judge J. V. Billings ol Kennctl on change of venue from Judge L. II, Schult, of the 38th judicial circuit. Mr. and Mrs. 'Robert J. Adair, self-styled "Jehovah Witnesses", vere arrested here In June, 1942, for peddling without a city pcd- ller's license. When the matter was Ji'oughl to attention of local po- ice, many residents charged that tlie Adalrs hud approached them with recordings and pamphlets setting forth the Jehovah Witness iaws and regulations. Adalr was tried in city court by jury June 11, and Mrs. Adair on June 12, Pines of $100 were assessed them, respectively. On tlie witness stand In court, Llicy testified thai their religious beliefs kept them from paying homage to any flag, or respect, to any laws made by man, if they were conflicted by laws of Jehovah. One of the laws which they did not respect nor recognize was Iliat or paying fines assessed in court, they indicated. They appealed their case to Missouri Supreme Court, which held they had the right Io appeal to Circuit Court, but also upheld the city's right to assess fines under city statute. Following the trials of the Adnirs, irate residents accosted one of their companions, and nskcd him to salute the American Flag. When he refused, he was slightly pummeled. Australia was called New land at first. Hoi- can not long exist apart. Check it id see. Without free enterprise, everything belongs to Hie government, and the rulers do not need tlie votes of their toiling minions. Without the popular vote, rulers (bad ones like my old schoolmate) stay In oflicc. reign by lorcc as in Asiatic countries, and make free with what everybody owns. Enemies ol free enterprise arc enemies of everything that makes Aiueric,n better than Hindustan Meat Regulation Order Is Amended The Department, of Agriculture has announced amendment No. 1 to Food Distribution Order No. 27, authorizing USDA War Boards to grant .slaughter permits mid tcm- liorary quotas to butchers who do not have 1911 slaughter bases, but. arc otlienvi.se iiulificd to receive permits, according to Charles Rose, chairman of the Mississippi County War Hoard, Factors tiiat must h c considered determining such slaughter bases are quantities slaughtered in 1942, existing facilities, available livestock, and meat needs in the local- i procedure, also was approved In the amendment authorizing the County War Boards and other official permit-issuing agencies to grant temporary increase. 1 ; in existing quotas to butchers If-the 1941 slaughter base is abnormally low on Hie basis of existing facilities, available livestock and meal needs. Under FDO 21, the County War Boards and other permit-issuing agencies already have this author- ': Ity to make adjustments, for farm slaughterers whose 1941 bases nre Ml norinnl and io grant small sales quolas to farm .slaughterers who do not furnish 11)41 records. Temporary quoins will not be granted unless a petition for relief is filed at the same time. Temporary quotas will last until the petition Is acted upon. Local slaughterers will be given temporary quotas or increases In present quotas on Ihc basis of the same four factors, but only with the approval of regional administrators of the Food Distribution Administration, according to the announcement. THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 1043 Highest Living Loug -Distance Jersey Producer 1'i'l'Pei mini Crop Guarded PORTLAND, Ore. (UP)—Oregon's Sl.000,000 crop of peppermint has been declared a war crop by the U. S. government. With the menthol supply from the Far En.sl cut oil by the war, it remains Ihe country's principal source of menthol. Wealthy Street Cleaner PERTH, New Zealand (Ul')—A street cleaner who dropped dead hn-c was found (o have 5.000 pounds on . his person. He wa.s over 70 years of age and had acquired Ills "fortune" working for the Wellington Public Works Dept. For Light, Fluffy BISCUITS Insist On SHIBLEY'S Best Flour Your Grocer Has It! WAR BONDS & STAMPS Are Your Best Buy! For Sale COTTONSEED Dflfos Sloncville 2-li Wild's 12 Wild's !,'{ SOY BEANS Arksoys i) e | s(!1 Roysoys LESLIE E. SPECK, Sr. Henchman's Bayou, Ark. ' ' Vhonc 2308 . D AISY GJUY KEIiN'l a rcgiatcrcO Jorfiey owned by Mis Ji-a 0. F:iync. Moor'tk'iilci Hills,'Fni'm. Kiist Scboilai'k. New York, lias earned Ihe rlglu lo ilio tllk> of "The Hlglicsl Long-Distance Living IVo- ilucer of thp Breeil." hi 12' ycsm she lilts proiluccd 1H.101 Ibtj. milk. 6,260.8!) Ids, Imltcrfat. Tlie average ilnii-y cow In .America would have to'l|v[> to Ijf about'37 ye'avs of ago 10 CfjU'll Hi's iH'odiK'lioit; the aver- ane life spun ac'lnally is no more than six years Tlie files of The /\?n<'ri< p ;tn Jersey CiUile Club. Now York, reveal Daisy Cray Kern lo be olllciully uJ.'isstlfed to) 1 type ji.s "K.\ceJ)ent." Slie lias also Iti'eii mimed a Ton of Cold cow for having made more ilian 2,5C1+ ll;s. of \ViU'-imj>orl;nH liiilieiTnl In four vtws. ' EDSON IN WASHINGTON Wallace, the Amazing Mystic Ky 1'KTKK .EDSON Courier. Xcws. .Washington Correspondent An . : casy eencralfentioh frequently made is -that .vice-•'President Henry A. Wfillnce Is an impractical visionary, a :Wt' of n : myst'lc and simple matter io go on and assume dreamer. From (hat start., it is a that in a crass, hard-hendiid, material world, Henry should not bo allowed at large. Strictly for your own amazement, however, you might some time care to check back on the record of Mr. Wallace's screwy Ideas of the past, just to sec- how tlicy turned out. Take Just Hie Idea of the "ever normal granary." llenieinlier how fantastic Hint sounded when It was first presented back In 1933? When thu United States lost the world markets In which it uscil lo .su'll Is surpluses, Hie idea of storing those surpluses against lean years baked ridiculous. Yet along came the druiujlils ol 1934 and 1930', ami oh how those surpluses helped maintain supply anil keep clown prices. Again, In iaSV, vflic-n the corn carry-over was only 110 million bushels and the wheat carry-over was only 100 million bushels, Wallace called attention lo the fact that these surpluses should be doubled. Good crop years liid finally build ui> the carry-over stocks to peaks of 70S million Ijiishcls of corn In 10-10 and GOO million bushels of wheat In 1342, and the cry went ti|) that Ihe government was going to be lefl holding the hng. Yet along- came the war, and It is these very surpluses which may provide salvation as feed crops for increased livestock demands if the uso of these surpluses Is not hamstrung by legislative restrictions. • Now it Is not to bo Imagined that Henry Wallace the mystic gazed into any crystal bail and foresaw either the droughts of 1934 and '3(i or the wars of 1933 and '42, with their increased demands for farm products. .But the fact remains Hint thus far, the theory of cnry Wallace's over normal granary has worked ,aml all that can be asked of any contraption or gadget or theory of economics is that it work. The same thing goes for the much-cussed and discussed Triple A — the Agricultural Adjustment Administration program, u was born out of the depth of depression, n Wallace - sponsored brain child. It was killed by the Supreme Court In 1936. It was revived in Hi! new AAA act of 1938, taking the emplias;j o/f production of more cotton and wheat, putting more emphasis on soil conservation, planting of soil-building crops, contour plowing n nd so on. Wallace's farm program was, In all, responsible for building up national lann income from $4 billion in 1933 to $9 billion In 1910, but (hat was only (he beginning By enabling (lie farmers to earn more money, the fertility of their soil and condition of their equipment and livestock was built up to a point where agricultural America could produce the biggest crops on record, raising farm incojne to nearly $12 billion. Maybe this Is just Wallace's mystic luck, but If there had been no farm pro-grain agriculture in America would have gone down hilt and through (lie 30s. and the United States woud have entered the war under the most serious of handicaps. The Wallace record is not infallible. The "slaughter of the litile pigs," proposed by some of the farm organisations as part of the coi'iilio* program, was bad |«y- chologlcally, though economists can still be found who defend It. BUI balancing the books over the past 10 years, Wallace's Ideas have been right far oltencr than they have been wrong. An Important Announcement Concerning TOO!) It A TI 0 N I N G ! Although It is unlikely thai the aciv Government program of rationing will mean actual hunger for us at home—it may mean that many will suffer from a VITAMIN DEFICIENCY earned by unbalanced meals —unless (heir diet Is supplemented with concentrated vitamins. If you will stop at our store, wc- will lie happy to recommend Hie vitamins which will balance your daily requirements. Wood's Drug Store Itl,VTHI-:VlM,lv, AKK. Let Us De-lint and Treat Your Cotton Seed Now Is The Time To Gel This Work Done—Before The Rush Is On! Lee Wilson & Co. Armort'l, Arkansas THE 2 nd WAR LOAN DRIVE IS ON! you a e American? I T ISN'T HARD to figure your percentage as an American. Just'check \vlial you art. doing against what you could <lo if you gave every-minute of your day, every ounce of your energy . . . and, yes, every drop of your blood . i . toward winning this war. Many men andI many women have made !liat supreme contribution. Many more will make it—working, lighting, and dying—for American victory and American freedom. For the fight ahead is a hard one. We. an: j'.ist at its beginning, not at its middle, or near its end, Of course, not all of us arc—iiol all of us can be—in this fight with our lives. Bul every one of us, every man and woman, can be in it with our dotlart! Why a (of more money is needed NOW With every fool of ground taken . . . willi every naval task can-led out ... with every bombing mission against the enemy . . . the costs oj ii'or increase!, ' Tliis takes money. More money and slill more money. That's why the .Government of Ihe United States ia asking us to leud it 13 billion dollars in the next few weeks. Asking us Jo invest over and above our regular War Horn! buying. And make 110 mistake about ibis: Uncle Sam's got to gel that extra money to keep on lighting this war! „ •':>• *-*• ""t'i'M How to invest your share '"• •'•*?-' Some lime soon, you may be called on by a War Loan Drive volunteer. Bul don't wail for him. Decide now to dig down—dig down deep. Tben lake every penny you can and go to your nearest bank or post office and turn the money into War Bonds. Sure, it may hurt. Bul a lot of clcpu-cul young fellows in uniform arc going lo be burl a lot worse than you are before this war is won. And don't ever forget this! You're not giving your dollars—you're Icmlii^ ihem. Your money's going to come back to you—and bring more money with it. alouey that can mean plenty of peacetime jobs ami peacetime goods for you and yours. So don't wait. For your Country's sake —lor your owu sake—invest all. you can! Here Are 7 Different Types of U. S. Government Obligations. Choose the Ones Best Suited to Yov United Slates War Savings Bonds — Scries E: Tho jicrfcct investment for individual anil family aav- ings. Gives you back §'1 for every S3 whcri the Bond niulurea. Designed especially for the smaller investor. Dulcil 1st flay of nionlh in which payment is received. Interest: 2.9% a year if lieldtomalurity. Denominations: §25,.?50,$100, $500, $1000. Redemption: any lime 60 day* after issue dale. Price: 75% of maturity value. Vz% Treasury Bonds oj 1964-1969: Readily marketable, acccplalilc as hank collateral, lliesc Itomls are ideal investments for truat funds, estates and individuals. A special feature provides that Ihey may bo redeemed at par and accrued interest for ibc purpose of satisfying Federal estate taxes. Dated April 15, 1943; due June li>, 1969. Denominations: §300, $1000, $5000, S10,- 000, §100,000 and 31,000,000. Redemption: Not callable till June 15, 1964; thereafter at par and accrued interest on any interest date at 4 months' notice. Price: par and accrued interest. Other Securities: Scries "C" Tax Notes; Certificates of Indebtedness; 2% Treasury Bonds of 1950-1952; United States Savings Bonds Sc-' riM"f7'j United Stales Savings Bondu Scries "G," THEY 6IVETHEIR LIVES..,YOU LENB YOUR MONEY! This space is a contribution to America's all-out war effort by Hubbard Furniture Co. Blytheville, Ark.

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