The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 15, 1954 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 15, 1954
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FAOBTWO BLTIBEV1LLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEW! WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1§, 1954 OSCEOLA NEWS &tt Witt. St arr County Agent D.V. Maloch Ends A farmer, in this mechanical and goose age, can't rare back on his haunches, whittle a useless stick, spit tobacco juice and expect to drive' a big, black Cadillac. That day is gone forever. Farmer* in the South have joined the crusade for better living conditions and more progressive methods for tilling their soil. Farm families in this age are as up-town in their mode of living as their city cousins. It has become contagious among the rural population to better their home life, which begins with the pride the head of the house takes in making his farm a show place. The County Agent and home demonstration 1 agent are largely responsible for this change. The county agent is a link in the enterprise of the Federal government in behalf of agriculture extension. He is a public official responsible to his state college of agriculture, he possesses expert knowledge of afl phases of agriculture, he studies community needs from every angle, individually and collectively and all that the farmer needs to do to receive expert knowledge is to cooperate. with him. .-'• •• ' : ; "' .."*'.•->* : • * HE BRINGS to the farmer who has failed-in his efforts to be-as successful as the man who lives down the road an intelligent method to put Mm on the road to success. : " .•;;':; ' D. v;.Maloch, county agent for South" Mississippi County, is just that person. He takes pride in adding attractiveness to farm life, not only in the .fields but in the home as well. A happy home life among farmers is the first requisite to make a successful farmer and when every member of a farm family works together in obtaining the fundamental requirement; you can rest assured THAT family will .be a success. Mr. Maloch was born and grew D. Y. Maloch and granddaughter Melissa up on a farm, but when he was growing up he had no 4-H Club to help him along on his life's work. He got his the hard way. He was one of nine children — in fact was the middle child, or as near as you can get in the middle of nine — and that middle child usually has rough sledding. The four older ones thought they were too big for him and he thought he was too big for the four smaller ones, so he was practically a lone wolf, which turned out pretty good for him. He went on his own way as best as he could. •• .:" ' * ' * * LIVING IN A small farming community and attending a one- room school with only a four- month school term was a slow procedure for Mr. Maloch. Schools of that type ran only in the winter time when work was over in the fields and the children had to walk to school. In bad weather, which invariably came, the children had to miss school for three months. consolidate with the larger schools, Mf. Maloch said, as each school consolidated it meant a longer distance for them to walk. When he finished the eighth grade he quit school as there were no high schools near by and not until he was 21 years old did he enter high school. He finished high school in three years with a 5.9 average. He attended the Agriculture School third District at Magnolia, Ark., which later became Southern State College. The school started college courses and Mr. Maloch went one year there then attended Oklahoma A & M College for one full term and two summer terms. He worked his way through, doing any kind of work he could find to help defray his expenses. He dropped out of college to teach in a rural school at Shuler, Ark. This was near El Dorado and was school consolidated with "Myrtle Grove School where there was a near 300 enrollment. * * » AFTER teaching there for seven years and acquiring a wife and two daughters, Ann and Francille, Mr. Maloch had saveu enough money to enter the University of h University, Mr. Maloch came to Blytheville as assistant countj agent ^th the Triple A (now ASC). 'AtEef a of knowledge and interest in Mis sissippi County, he went to Para gould as county agent. In two years, he was given a job as or ganization specialist with the fix- tension Service in Little Rock. A son, Jimmie, was born in Paragould and their .daughter, Rose, was born during the two years of their stay in Little Rock. In November, 1943, he came to Osceola from Little Rock as county agent. * OF COURSE, farmers are familiar or at least should be, with the duties of a County Agent, but having always lived in town out of paper.sacks, I, for one, had no idea what it involved. A lot more credit goes to our county 'agents than some of us probably give them, for the development that has come about from their extensive research. The agent's duties are many but to mention a few includes meetings on productions practices, varieties of crops, farm management, soil management, insect control, economic problems, price supports, educational material on proposed farm legislation and a dozen or more other important factors. Farming, like any other industry, has to keep abreast with the times and that's exactly what the county agent is here for. Among the things that have proven a success is the increase in wheat production and the acreage now planted in soybeans, a thing I never heard of until recent years. Wheat has been a big aid to control Johnson grass, which is the biggest- menace a farmer in this county has to contend with. It's been a paying-off crop financially as well. When Mr. Maloch came to Oscela in 1943, there were only approximately 100 acres planted in wheat in South Mississippi County. aLst years, just 10 years later, the estimated acreage in wheat was 23,000. However, government control cut it down this year to around 12,000 acres. Mr. Maloch said David Laney was among the few who ven- Arkansas where he received his : : tured m wheat P lant]n S BS degree in Agriculture in 1937, ; a S°exactly twelve years after he entered high school. He spent the 10 greater part of his life trying get an education and it's nice to to know and talk to some one now- a-days who is that ambitious. IN ADDITION to organized approaches through the Farm Bureau, the 4-H Club and other organizations, there are a lot of individual contacts made through farm vis- Upon his graduation from the I its .office calls and telephone. The t Texaco Cotton Picker and Spindle Oil For All Types Cotton Picking Machines Delivered Anywhere In Mississippi County Finest Quality . . . Rust And dation Resistant . . . Priced Right Dirtributor For FIRESTONE TIRES —_Bob Loftn Consiirne*— Phone 3-3391— Joiner Phone 2421 Never Closed My CANT SLEEP Btcouft of Acid Stomach? Do This — Try rtirt .vim pic modern way »o •void st*eptaHt pights due to excess stomach »cid. Just take 1 or 2 Turns as a "nightcap" before you go to bed. Countless thousands who do this have discovered they fall asleep faster—fed much fresher morning*. Always keep Turns handy to counteract sour stomach, gas, heartburn—day or night. Get a roll of Turns right now. MOTM^CCf—MV tOj( • '•• nance and attended a half year at Arkansas Tech at RussellviUe last year and from there entered the University where he is majoring in agriculture. W. L. Gillespie, another South Mississippi 4-H boy, won the State Tractor Driving contest last month at the University. Two weeks ago, 29 boys entered the 2V 2 hour tractor driving contest for the 1955 selection. T. A. Morgan, Jr., of West Ridge was selected to compete at the University. Billy Lutes of Burcjette is another one of South "Mississippi County. 4-H workers. These boys, who are making a name for themselves in the agriculture world, are the ones who will carry on this important work for many years to come. Due to the drouth this year and the changes made in the national farm program, the -farmers have had cause for a considerable amount of confusion, but many of the 1955 details on the crop control program will be ironed out during the next i 30 days. •*••** MR.-MALOCH says he doesn't believe the farmers will be as blue after they read the program, so might I add, if you didn't get a big, black Cadillac this year, you've got a pretty good chance of buying one in 1955, that is, if somebody doesn't steal all your geese, or a flood doesn't come about next July and the Mexican situation doesn't get worse. Mr. Maloch has been a member of the county agents' association, psilon Sigma Phi for 10 years service. He is a Mason, a member of the Rotary Club -and' is a Baptist. For recreation he likes hunting and fishing .and for pure-dee bragging, he says he doesn't know of another seven-month-old baby in the country as smart, as sweet, as bad as his granddaughter, Melissa. Bill (Mac) McKenzie — there are still some of us left (hobbling along) who can remember back more than 26 years. I'd say 40 would come a lot nearer than 26 to the years you've been selling men's clothing on Main Street in Blytheville. Maybe it just seems like 26, but we can't go on that, Bill, there's a law agin' it. Til admit, however; you've kept that debonair aspect. More "power to you and send me your recipe. Here's a quickie that even Junior would have success in making, to say.nothing of how quick he could get rid of them: 2 egg whites beaten stiff, gradually add 1 cup of sugar, then blend in 1 cup of crunchy peanut butter, add 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Drop by teaspoon on greased cookie sheet and bake at 300 degrees for 20 minutes. Remove from pan immediately. This makes about two dozen of the easiest cookies you ever tried to make and, of course, kids and peanut butter are about as chummy as you can get. Gift items from Tiffanys of New York are the ultimate, so they say, but personally I like my presents gift-wrapped; that's half the fun of receiving a gift, untying fancy ribbons and wrapping paper. Tiffany's is one store in the country who does not gift wrap their packages. They say "any Tiffany box is a gift wrapping" and it goes at that, whether you like it or not. I'll bet they haven't always been that independent. LITTLi ill— Tht trouble with betting on o lure thing Is the uncertainty of it. it longer. Must have been an Indian. American Legion was incorporated by Congress Sept. 16, 1919. "Pennsylvania Packet," first United States daily paper, was published Sept. 21, 1784. The cornerstone of the Capitol was laid Sept. 18, 1793. Sign in a doctor's office: "Please have your symptoms ready" and on a bakery shop window a smart fellow came up: with this: "Walk in, we're rolling in dough." But to bring it closer to a lot of us, the one a certain bank used. hit the nail on the head, "your interest is our interest." Daylight saving time irks me. I haven't found out yet the benefits from it. Reminds me of the Irishman (or was il an Indian?) who cut off one end of his blanket and sewed it on the other end to make My four-year-old grandson, Phil Beall, is .a great lover of fairy tales and lives every minute of those told to him."His mother was telling him about Red Riding Hood. When she came to the part of Red Riding Hood's mother giving instructions to her saying, "Now % you go right on over to Grandma's house" and Phil looked up seriously and said, "And you come straight back home," something he hears quite frequently. Ed Wynn, whose real name is Edwyn Leopold, is celebrating his 68th birthday this year. On the Social Side.. Club 36 met Thursday night at the Rebel Club for its monthly .dance. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wiseman joined the club that night. . Hosts for the dance were Mr and Mrs. Joe Applebaum, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Erwin, Mr. and-Mrs. W. V. Alexander Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Buchanan, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Chisenhalli, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Butler and Mr. and Mrs. Brad Cobb, Jimmie Little has returned to New Orleans where he will be a sophomore at Tulane the coming year. Troy Denton has returned to Chattanooga to resume his studies at Baylor School for Boys. \ Dr. and Mrs. L. Howton were Memphis visitors during the past week. Miss Patsye Jones will attend William Wood College in Pulton, Mo., this year. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Revo Jones, motored her to college over the week end. Patsye was a 1953 graduate of Osceola High School. Capt. Frank Gibson Perrin, son of Mrs. Electra Perrin, has been assigned as commanding officer of the Marine Barracks at the Naval Proving Grounds in Dahlgren, Va., according to word received here this week. Previous to his new assignment, Capt. Perrin was captain of the Weapons Company _at Camp Lejeune, N. C. ? where his wife and two children, Suzanne and Johni, have made their home for the past several months. Capt. Perrin graduated from Annapolis in 1952 and received his Marine training at Quantico, Va. Mrs. Perrin and children will leave, during the month to join Capt. Perrin. Miss Emily Mason has resumed ler teaching at West Memphis. She left the past week. Mr. and Mrs. George Snyder and daughter, Jane Adams, 'of 'harlottesville, N. C., are spend- ing several days with' Mrs. Snyder's mother, Mrs John White. They came to be with Mrs. Snyder's family following the death of her brother, Godfrey White. Mrs. R. H. Jones left this week for Los Angeles, Calif.," where sb» will remain for six week* in^tb* home of her daughter, Dr. Margaret Chanin, and Dr. Martta Chanin during the former's illn«M and convalescence. WARNING ORDER IN THE CHANCERY COURT. CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS Mary Arnold, Pltf. vs. No. 12,758 Edd Arnold, Dft. The defendant, Edd Arnold, it hereby warned to .appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Mary Arnold. Dated this 24th day of August. 1954. SEAL GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk. By ERNESTINE PETERSON, D. C. Guy Walls, Atty. for Pitt. Ed 3 Cook, Atty. Ad Litem. 8/25-9/1-8-15 Discovery of champagne usually is credited" to Dom Perignon, cellar master of the Abbey of Hautvillers from 1670 to 1715. Only Aspirin At Its Best 1953 report was so good, I think it needs publicizing. There were 1,354 home farm visits made, 2,017 came to the office in the Court House seeking information on farming and the different phases connected with farming. 2,915 telephone calls came through the office. There were 297 newspaper articles printed, one television appearance in Memphis and 51 radio broadcasts over KOSE and there were 7,471 bulletins distributed during the year to the farmers. In the 10 years Mr. Maloch has served here as County Agent ,he has been instrumental in staging an annual achievement banquet which is held in December and is designed to promote a better understanding of the 4-H program. This works dif- j ferently than school teachers trying to promote the same thing. Children j know they have to go to school j whether they like it or not, but in 4-H work, even though it is to their advantage, they have to be interested in the work or else they leave it alone and since these boys and girls are our future farmers, they have to become interested early in life. Mrs, Maloch said this modern age of rural children aren't like the children he grew up with. You could spot a country child as far as you could see them, he added, but now with the training they get and with teelvision and picture shows, the children who live on farms are as well groomed and well- mannered as those who have never seen a cow. THERE ARE 1,100 4-H members in South Mississippi County and' that amount is equally divided! j among boys and girls. The boys and girls are encouraged in the entertainment field and in recreation, just as they are in farm activities. One of the boys. 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