The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 19, 1943 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 19, 1943
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; WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 1943 r PUT-PROSPER June I Last Date For Receiving Entry Cards For 1943 Competition Farmers of Mississippi County, who desire to participate' In the 1843 1'lnm to Prosper or Uve-at-Home Contests, sponsored' by Courier News and The Commercial Appeal, have imiil June i to submit, their entry cards to their county agent, home demonstration or. Farm Security Administration supervisors. To be eligible to win one of the many cash prkes, totaling $3850, u larmer must fill out an enrollment blank .and submit U to his local enrollment committee or send It directly to The Commercial Appeal, I'rtes will be awarded this year on tlie basis of 40 per cent for 1 living at home; 20 per cent for self conservation I '20 per cent' for crop diversification ami 20 per cent for farm and home inanagciuent and improvement. Special points will be given to'famllles who nve'contrlbut- Ing to the war effort, by growing more food crops, buying War Saving Bonds, etc. First prize In Plant to , Prosper will be $500 in cast), and there will be a tenant sweepstakes prize of $2!iO. and a home Improvement sweepstakes prize of $100. State prizes 16' both landowners and fen- nnts will be $1(10 for first,- $75 for second and S50 for third. Slate prizes In llie'home Improvement division are '$25' for each 'of the four stales. In the Live-nt-Honic Competition for negro farmers. 1 the swespstakes prize is $250, and there will be a tenant sweepstakes award of $100. State prizes In tills contest are $50 for first, $25 for-, second, $15 for third and $10 for fourth for both landowners and tenants. farmers who would like to enroll, may obtnin cards from Din extension workers, the PSA super visors or by writing direct to The Commercial Appeal. Leachville News Stanley Hancock. Jr., Junior Galyean, and Wayne Taylor went to Little Hock Tuesday lo be Inducted Into Hie Army. Staff Set. Buic Rny, who is sla- lioned'nt Camp Shelby, Miss., spent a few days here this week with lib' parents, Mr. and Mr.s, Cfeoige Ray. Cudet, S/Sgt. Horace Mooring received the 40 et 8 award for being the outstanding noii-commUsioned officer lu tliu HOTC unit at Arkansas State College in Jonesboro. He was awarded u check by Prank Schmuck. PH. Ishmael ft. Cutie of Leachville has written from the Pacific War Zone of his experiences on Guadalcanal. Private' Glide was confined to a hospital there because of malaria, but has recovered.' WARNING OIIUKK Esther Prcuss is hereby warned to appear in the Chancery Court for the CIHckasawba Dlsirict of Mississippi County, Arkansas, within thirty days from this date to answer a complaint tiled against her uy Lawrence Preuss. Haled this nil] day of May. 1043. HARVEY MORRIS. Clerk By ,Eldora Ne'al, Deputy' Heid & Evrard, • Attorneys for Plaintiff. Waller L. Pope, Attorney ad utein. ' Seal) 5/12-19-2C-C/2 __BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK); COURIER NEWS • ' Natio '> As Proud F Hungry/Author Decides armers Seek To Best '42 Record BY mil. HTONG Author of "Slate Fair" (Written for NBA Service) Very early one morning several years ago. Thad Sherod's store in Kcosaiiqua, Iowa, burned lo the ground, with the splendid liming iccldeius usually show, Tliad h a d neglected lo renew his fire Insurance for a few days. Later in tlie morning a n c 1 g h bar tradesman met Thnd, whistling on the street and, wishing to express sympathy, a s Midwesterners do, without, blowing his top off about It, slapped Tlmd on the shoulder 1'bll .Stone- nnd sfltd, "HI, fellow—how things going?" "Fine," soli) Thnd,. "flue. I had breakfnsl. and- It ain't'time for dinner yd." This, 1 found' last week in (raveling through .wlini- is. variously known a.s Hie American "Pood Howl" and "Tlie Breadbasket," Is about the .attitude of everyone concerned with agriculture, from Stalf Headquarters In the Department of Agriculture down to the shock troops on the Individual farms, with regard • lo both Ihe problem of food production .and tlic-rclnled woblem of farm Hibor. I'ttOUl) OF UECOKH The fanners nre proxid, and justly .so, of their record last year when they produced substantially more foodstuffs than ever came out of Hie American land before With nine pi>r cent less nmupowei and H per cent loss horsepowei fnnltrifll and motor) than they had in 1818. they produced 40 per cent more food then they did in that previous wnr year. They' c.vjied (o produce still more this year, though the results are subject to some unpredictable.'; —the weather in 1942 was almost miraculously favorable; the machines were one year's wear better than they will be this year; most Important of all, perhaps, there was no serious shortage of expprl (•need farm lator. Tlierc is no serious shortage now, in the Corn Belt, but as Hie banker in Keosauqua, Iowa, told me "We're not hurt yet, but If the> take just one more farmer out of the county we will be.'" With even moderately favorable conditions there will be more pigs, fattened- cattle,' wheat mid foodstuffs in general in this country next December 7lh than (here were on (lie day of Pearl Harbor. There will not, be as manj cans In (lie grocery stores oi course, but as far as bread and ment nre concerned, (lie country will .Ije amply, provided tp<feed Its people, in ami out of the-armed forces, nnd to make Increasing-con- trihulloii to Its nllie.5. K there had been no war tlie shortage" of food.slulfc in |J,LS country would be one of the mast catastrophic surpluses Die fnraiei Has ever suffered."The wheat surplus is expected to increase (hi. BROKEN qUT$KIN £1 M »« "Mil Ulackn./! Whit. Skin BUCK m WHITE More precious now, gifts of jewelry are most appropriate at graduation time! We have many practical, handsome suggestion* for hoth hoy and girl grnds . . . Shop Now For Best Selection! PATmRYANT JEWELRY STORE A long stretch ami a deep sJ s li . . . ,,nd the farmer slaris his d«v'» work In the lmlf-U 8 Ht of dawn . . . Ho a,,d his hire" hftndjwiu' nave milked 20 rairs before'breufirusl.'< : • year. Nearly 7.000,000 lings were slaughtered last December, the largest number in history, nnd about one for every fourth family In the country, even counting UK? part of the family In the Army or Navy or Marines or WAACS etc. Nebraska and Kansas liavu Increased their hog production tremendously; they began . flic yeai production, Increased tls.'brooO sows 3D per .cent laU year. In terms of food, there are • not quite halt us many hogs ns peo- ple—iignln Including ruined forces —la the- United HtateS. A-, brood soiv- 1 that dpes' not ; produce '"throe or 1 four toiis-of potential pork . a year Is., not, esteemed. .Ten years ago.: hogs were " sold at,. 200-260 pounds-to set the • b.esl^'pr^ce, but ''' . ' . '^ ~~ 0 .... .,,., jv«( - -- ,,-. uw.jw l^ll^c, UUI. oefore Pearl.-Havtor,,:lo>yn, which' ll °w, they are sold atr'380-up- '&. usually IrfdS : tlie cou'nfry in hoga io\y -liiat averages a' litter'-nnj^ a half a year will fwnlsh the sprouts for iibom tlie. tommuo mi'iitionrd. <0f roiirsc, n Hood many old iiKs and liu-d auhnnls uro sold at weights running up lo n ton or more. The prize winning bour at the town stale Piilr In lim weighed .just about the sumo us my Plymouth sedan.) Tlie cattlo situation Is somewhat the same, as far us the economic Incentive Is concerned, At the ino- mtml, .beef sells nboul one-fourth htelR-r-l. e., U cents against 18 cents lu very rough figures without regard to Bradei—than pork, but a tow will produce thro* times more poundage—and these fl»Ures me only approximate and subject to criticism—In one year, ihnn n 1'clfer will in three. That Is, If there U plenty, of feed. There happens to of plenty af feed. INl'll'KUlBLE ADVANCES Tin- Improvement of (armllijt In this country over the past 20'ye«vs Is—one looks for the word afi'd the word Is not there—but "liicrcdl- " COIIIM closoil. nm the figures ik for themselves; with fewer resources In power mid personnel thnn In 1018 the American fftnn- or achieved Ills greatest output last year, and broke the: figures of 1910 by 40 per cent, under Bcot) conditions, but none, that were significantly Improved over (hose of 1918. This country'will never go •hungry, unless the ciestapo lakes Its fond. ..The very-providence of food has mndc Us Impftllcnt ahout nny direction in provision. Rationing, ceilings, questionnaires, temporary shoi-tiiHos In .Ihe local grocery store, provoke people who were accustomed to buying anything when Iliey had tua price, nnd whu find now, when they have tho price nnd Iho croalcst amount of food In history, thai u nuichaseable 'aik Ls Imrd (o discover. "It's eolnf! lo the Army" Is no answer. The Army rcttltm ntul that of iho other forces Is bigger nnd teller thnn that the average mlllllaman ever enjoyed before, but. the differential doesn't nctoiint for fi-"shortage" In our most productive yi'nr. The- boys weren't living on oxygen In all the yearf. before they put on uniforms. EVKN RXrOKT ISN'T ANSWER "l.cml-lenso" Is another nnd better ex|)liiimtlon, but a' glance at, the shipping tonnage figures available so far dnrlnu this war as compared with the foods normally exported by tho United Slates, does not subtract to. « "shortage." The civilian population eftls more because it works harder. An' automobile uses more gas at 00 than It 'docs at 35. Tlie details can be considered later, but we can work from one fairly evident conclusion—America will win tho war-hurt It will unjust the pence with the (jrealos food resources and depots' tin world has ever known., •, ;The gold reserve Is a speck— Iho conservation of our. land' {"pay. .rig farmers not lo farm'') las thcj called It a',Iew''years, ago)—an great grain reserve, our,potential! «es for the'production o'f~ beefsteaks and pork chops, our succos. u,™!'i ft "r' ^"' s ' WftUw 1 ' ullsf .° 1 '' 1 « r »| ls wo" n»<l Botllne along fine 'rhU Kill. l. ll « «i>«ce!U«illon..lholr Is the ;first wor3 .MJ-.'flild SS r i] i ' i.,iv.-)miiiuii mull rninlly Ims In the armed forces. Mr, uiid Mrs. Uiusford have thvcii suns In .vrt'leo, I'fe, Eddie lAinoford Is strvlug his country KOtncwhiire in Die South 1'iidfle. Joseph K Luns- i<ml Is In Camp Forrest, Telin., and Jami's A. Liimford Is stationed In North Carolina. Another soli of drnft nge Is working us n iveklel- hi a ship yai-. Mrs, Ulnslord has' a slslei' who is A WAAO, u jilfco who la a Kcd Cross nurse and three nephews who are snvliig in foreign countries. Pnul Upford of iho Navy, station- i „, 0 ... D(ce0| Cnl)f ^ >4rOUR MEN IN SERVICE , rs. Foster. huv«: hurt from their Marine son »incu January 10, Mr. niid Mrs. John Wiildon 'have received a letter from tholr son. 8«rgt, John frice Wnlden who Is » rtdlo teclHilcldu with tho Army Air fr\>rc«» In North Africa. He writes he Is woll nnd happy «nd hits hitd Hi' hours In combat du 1 ty. liobby Waldt'ii, anotlifr sou ot Mr .tind Mrs, John Watden Is with Die Navy, studying to become eltclilcWn's ihnte. Men In service fr6m the Manila aro liatno .oil fur- _ --,.— •"•J--UIM, una wvn uomijiiKi to tho hosiillnl nl Oainp Robinson Sot n month with n broken «nn. I'fc. UnhlMi I). fV'allioi-ston Is now stationed nl Jclfri-son ))ruTOekn, MO., after altcndlng n clerical school at Stlllwnlcr, Okln Hertjl. Harvey N. Heplcr of Driver, Ark., hns been promoted to tcrti- iicnl sergeiwi, llo. Is tho. son of Mr, and MIS. nowavd a liopler'of Driver, and enlisted In tho'Army hi 1931, He served ihreo "atrolehos" ami reported for duty In 'August, 1012, at Tinker Mold, bcnlg advanced from private lo BOI scant etiort- Giipt. nobeV. a iGlohcan Is al present unending the Antiaircraft Artillery School,- C(iinp Davis, N L, Ills local address Li Holly at nlylhcvllle. Friends here havo .hceii, Informed (hut, cnpl. siimii ji. fiitimon former pastor of • tho' Pr^slyterlaii plnn-ch, is now n chaplain on a transiiort ship lu the:Pacific war Zohe. Chaplain Salmon D one of 135 ministers this division. of Presuy. Icrlnn church has given to - the armed forces, with GO lo tho Navy I'fc. Jack A.,Foster, BOH of Mr id Mrs. Ed ].\Dslcr, him 'written "is parents from somewhere In the aonlh pacific war rano, lhat he In rcplnclnu iwlm oils with so' uenns and other oils—these preparations htivo miultf the housewife and the Brceer hnuiitlunt, but thcj have intuit! (tie tuition secure for tlie war and most secure for the peace. owe. Among tho hoys from Ihls town who Iniva lieen unsigned overseas duty are; Clcorou Farmer, l/\- ey Ornnt, Top Shockoly, Albert riiulloy, Allen ijenbow and Balloy Hcini. Price Specialist To I Meet With Grocers Ted J,- Money, prlco specialist or he L1UI6 Rock office, hns cnllcd L mcctllip .of nil members of thn irlco panol,. price panel twslslnnls and all retail urocsrs, H was an- lounced. todny by the local ratlott- 'B office. The • Wqcllnj will bo held prldny' light, May -at, n o'clock, In Ihc :ounty court room of Iho court louse.'..- .'.' oeal. rationing board officials aro irgliiK nil relall Bruccra of UIQ ris- rlot to be plcstiit for this nieotlng. Lemon fit ' •• i> Cfcecra Pab Qmckly it >n (tUeipoonfu two 0(1«n•'wltiiln -45 hou ovtrnttbl— «a Try ice-c 0 U Coca-Cola 'with yollr | unch . You'll like the way i, 8 til5 , c an j « friM ,, men| add to the pleasure of eating. Welcome in peace ... more welcome in war work A K plant managers what a rest-pause means to workers in war production . . ./, more work.contentmcnl. And contentment increases output. Add'refreshment-to a rest-pause and the feeling of contentment is increased. That's a reason why you find ice-cold Coca-Cola so welcome in war plants. Ice-cold Coca-Coin goes beyond just /.-. quenchirigthirs! to bringyou refresh- K mcnt. Its delicious goodness always A 4 delights your (astc. Here is a drink / made, with a finished art, qiuilit\ I you count on. Tiic only thing like Coca-Cola is Coca-Cola, itself. * :fc *. l-eltc*s from managers from ro.isr to cniphasite that the (it tic moment for an ice-cold Coca-Cola itie.ins a lot to workers in war plants. It's :i rcfrcshinR moment on the sunny side of things... a way to lurn'io refresh, inent without turning from jvcirlc. fiHEjIMATIC PflIN Don't put Of/gottlrig*c!.2223 l (o7«. llovo pnln of musouliir rheumatism and other rheumatic palna. Ciititlon • Use only as directed, first bolti, purcliaso iirlco back If not. mitisflcd 60o and $1.00. .Today, buy C-2^' Liuicheons In the Cool Coile« v ; «• '' .- " * >.' . L '.• , • ", :."•" , ahop, of/, r :;. ;, . . Then adjourn ,to ottr'Cc'o-' nlul Kuom For Founomtil . Luncheon Plates 'from , You Women Who Suffer From HOT FLASHES , h .n CHILLY FEELINGS During 38 to 52 Years >• of Age! If t/ou-llko so many women bo- twten tho ages of 38 and 62- juRcr from hot Hashes, weak, tired, dizzy, nervous feelings, distress of Irregularities", uro blue at •limes-due, to tho (unotlonal middle ng« period in a woman's mo-storl, at oncc-try Lydla E. Pliikham's Vcgotnblo Compound. t.ydla Plnklmm's Compound Is famous lo roltavo such distress. Taken regulnrly-lt. liclps build up resistance nualJisUiich annoying symptoms. :•>„•!. • A- It also Is fl-flno ^tomnrliln ton!"! Thouitinrt- i p-vn iitnurahflj have rop'ri 1 l r. • t A ,o effective ior sbuu^ci \vO!ii'..i '. help relievo dh'rcss ot montnW ftHictlonal diilm bailees Follow label directions Worth Gifts For Graduates! A imiclical K lft Is a wearable glf(—nnd It's tl.e must appreciotcd too' Let us help you select n gift for thul |joy urndimtc on voiir'list ' Our - Htocks arc fresh anil complete. ' ' ' ' Sport Jackets Slacks To be worn with odd slacks Tor drtiss and relaxation. Popular shades and fabrics. The most, complete showing we've ever stocked. New fabrics In every wanted color. 13.75 lo $21 5 - 5 » . . . With long, and short" sleeve. They're .cool and practical—and right at the- top ot his want, list. $2 to $5 if d»«yt the bttter buy! • OTtlED UNDER M)TKO«llr OF IHt COCA.COU COMPANY IY BLYTHEVILLE COCA-COtA BOTTLING COMPANY Neckties . . . Arc practical gifts that give a lot of pleasure . They're thg colors ho'd select himself. Belts A wide selection, Including the popular new Western styles. Plenty of narrow widths to choosa from. $1 up Slup Manhattan Shirts No boy ever-has too many. Whites and fancies to choose from. Regular and Summer weights. , HUDSON Cleaner — Tailor — Clothier

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