The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 1, 1943 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 1, 1943
Page 3
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' SATURDAY, MAY 1, 1943 BLYTHEVILMJ (ARK.) COURIER NEWS The Undersigned Family- Type F armers Appeal TO YOU--THE PUBLIC And The Congress To Keep FSA As If Is Now. THIS NATION NEEDS fflT FSA! We, who huve been helped by FSA, don't fed we can get the necessary credit from FARM CREDIT ADMlN* ISTRATION, nor the Agricultural Planning and advice from the Extension Denartment Recommendations have been made to abolish .the Farm Security Administration and to transfer lending features to the Farm Credit Administration and supervision to the Agricultural Extension Department. These agencies have all they can do now to fullill thdr present assignments Why split up the agency that is doing such a good iob and divide the responsibilities between two other agencies who are not staffed for this work and who have had no experience of the particular kind required to assure success. Both these agencies are already obligated to certain policies and traditions that would conflict with and make impossible the "sympathetic understanding required of the agency handling this program. This is merely a stalement of the fact and is not intended to criticise. « • 2L & J* We realize we are small farmers and don't have .much of a voice in public affairs, hut we want to have a place in this democracy. We want to raise the standards of living for our families and for those who will come after us We want to be able to earn a decent and honest living, pay our share of taxes, and contribute our share as substantial citizens. • Every year there are-many from our ranks who have been helped by Kami Security who are paying their debts and started on the road to success. This would never have been possible if i( had not been for the PSA.. -AI,^ 1 S '* '•* — '-• it . ^i>if ., 'A FSA has helped us keep our children in school. They have made it possible for us (o 1,e better church members. They have helped us improve sanitary conditions. They have helped us toward better health. ........ " y A<lmin "" mtl<m hlts { ™« hl "» h " t» "ft our head. up and to work with «mr The men and women who work for FSA ure well trained to help folks like us. They seem to un - dors and us and our problem We believe any change at this lime would hurt our well being, .»n<t that any change to other agencies would retard (he food program. * n , " sec- Is not guilty here. We can't believe the FSA is us bad anywhere as certain folk* make ou . We know the FSA worker* belter than any olhew, and we know they are hard workers and they are not Communistic or extravagant. , Those fnlks who talk against the FSA should look around and gel the low-down. They would o eve thir W 7^ I'f ' heBHhier fan ' illCfl ' m " re Cflnnt(1 "*"«"« ''"« *»'i •*• l mothimr. We don't want to go l,a,-k lo conditions as they existed before FSA- cam* along. Mos! of us have large families and have sons in the war. We want to have them return to a and of opportunity for everybody, and not J, w t (or the rich. The FSA fs frying to make a bet KSA is the " nt *- • ' If You Are Interested In Keeping The FSA Alive, Write Congressman E. C. Gathings, Senator Hattie N. Caraway, or Senator John McClellan! This statement paid for through voluntary contributions from th, undersized borrower, and friend, of the Farm Security Adn.inutr.tion in Missidppi County, Arkanm: B. F. Wilson Allie Wilson Clarence Trimm Doris Trimm Leymon Catt Mamie Catt Ed. C. Loney Thelma Loney Billy M. Maxwell Willie Maxwell Claude Sims Ruby Sims T. D. Bigham Lois Bigtiam M. P. Poff H. A. Toff J. ,F. Rine I.illie Kine N. H. Horton Vest ess Horton Kmroy Williams Kathryn Williams Marshall Smithy Fannie Smithy Chas. 1'ercw Alva Perew A friend J. B. Williams Fannie Williams T. S. Thomas Annie Mae Thomas Clint Horton Fillmore Fraley Cecil Fraley James Milloway Ruby Miltoway D. M. Howelf ' M. K. Howell J. H. Carter Magline Carter Ida Richardson Mam>n A. Richardson Mrs. Dori.s Sharpp Mrs. C. M. Jordan Mrs. Wm. H. Spencer Jessie Richardson J. F. Harmon Jimmie Harmon Marvin Chipman . Viola Chipman E. C. Cooper .Agnes Cooper Tom Kemp Iteauton Kemp John Smith WIH I^Rut J. J. KoJiannon U. W. Smith Aubrey Crawford Prke Beck Eudeiw Beck F. B. Manker Mamie Manker Car! 1'hiflips Thelma 1'hillips Luther Crawford Mattie Crawford Kutx Sheldon Kattie Sheldon I)an Adams Lucemlia Adams W. L. Burns Notra Rnms Troy Call Mildred Calf Basil Land Verneil Land Vernon Walker Liliie Walker I/ee Enmon Ethel Knmon Walter Smith Joe Williams .Sue Williams Luther Craig Dora Craig Franklin Craig Baker Phillips Virginia Phillips Ray Phillips Mamie Joe Phillips C. S. Phillips Ella Phillips Sidney Honey Maxinc Honey Lonnie Prentice Bertha Prcnlicc F. M. Scroggin Mrs. F. i>l. Kcroggin Harry Smilh Klhcl Smilh Ira Lewis Lilly Lewis Karl Reeves Ailes Reeves Carl Sims Blvie, Sims- Marshall Dorothy Chase Merlin Ray Jessie Ray W. W. Smilh Bessie Smith Millard Smith Novflll Smith f'. K. Vernon Ona Vernon W. L. Bigham Kffie Bigham !. J. Beck Delia Beck (iiiy Jimmerson Kdna Jimmerson Theodore Burgess Victoria Rurge.ts Frank B. Forlner Opal Forlner Elmer Southard Emmie Southard Lawrence Pine Viola Fine Leonia Logan Lewis Hurt iMaxine Hurt Odia Ealmon Ruby Eatmon R. F. Rutherford Alpha Rutherford I'. 1). Foster Ona Foster J. L. Cummin« .Minnie Cummins Troy Rash 1). F. Hall Nannie Hall Cecil Reynolds Otis Hodge Kenneth Hodge Wm. R. Hodge A friend J. R. Middlcton (J. F. HnUingsu'nrlh N B. Barker Annie Hatcher Otey MattHon Luther Foreman Loyd Poff Car) Poff W. C. Garner Joe Powell C. C. Alsup Frances Rine Arnold Thornton W. E. Martin Joe Beck H. F. Reynolds J. H. Hector Dell Stlnson Arley Reed George Scull W. H. Bunting Barley Johnson Jame« Spence Max Williams Albert Clay James Boles Jack Bishop Troy Kay John Cratts E. Cohn Loran Store Dr. J. T. Polk Keiser Supply Co. Dean Store F. M. Fletcher J. P. Ragan Frank Gurten N. B. Hardin W. C. Hanback H. L. Spence Tom Porter Elberl Allen Walter Baker C. B. Jordan Robert Randolph Tolbert King Ira Townson Carl Townson Thurman Wallace Arthur Oatsvall Anderson Honey J. L. Warf W. C. Barrett Walter Barrett A. L. Jfcrry Lawrence Wiggtnton A. C. Warf George Hlck» Joe V. Ward J. C. Ward Richard Wart J. T. Mansfield i. D. Wallace Frank Enmon David N. Brown Charles .Scull Jim Turner Arthur B. Simpson John Pipkin Ezra Catt Arthur Qoalb Johnnie Fox William E. Bowie* Harvey Grlffln 0. C. Baker John Southard Jack Robertson B. 8. Ward Rhone Logan

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