The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 24, 1956 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 24, 1956
Page 9
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FRIDAY, FEBH1JARY 24, igoo BLYTHEVI1.LE COURIER NEWS PAGE NINE FFA Boys Have Their Week;" View Students' Projects Pigs Top Choice Due To Scramble This, week—National FFA. week— " the members of the Future Farmers of America visited homes of their more fortunate members who happen to live in the country to view first hand the things they have been studying all year. .Marion Spalding, instructor, headed the expedition with a lesson in ringing pigs' noses. After his demonstration he gave the bays a chance to tackle it themselves, but they soon decided a stubborn and heavy sow required more experienced hands than theirs. The boys they visited, FFA members who actually live on, farms, are all pictured with their projects. For maintaining an agricultural project through the year, -a—boy- will receive 1% credits for his agri scramble at the Mississippi Coun- John Lutes caught this sow in '54 pig scramble. course instead of the usual one iy p a j r sonsored by the BlytheviUe credit. Hog raising proved to be an overwhelming choice for projects, mainly because of the annual pig time in home repairs and shop im- Don Stailings caught this Duroc in the 1954 pig scramble. provemetits. In the school PFA shop they have reaired the ceiling, painted the in- FFA Chapter. The agri.boys also spend much sid? rt-buiH the tool room, and re..:! the bathroom Max Haynes purchased this Duroc boar from i breeder and uses him in his farming program. Instructor Spalding (left) demonstrates pig ringing to Billy French. r: i - Jerry Hodge's tractor shed which 1$ parj^of Jhis farm improvement project. Oyster roasts are traditional along the inland waterway in North Carolina. Rebuilt Bikes For Sale We Carry-AH Parts And Repair Bikes & Tricycles CULLISON BICYCLE SHOP All Work Guaranteed Across From Kroger Ph. 3-6122 Bill Ciffey (left)'and Jame« Saudlin work with drill in ichool shop. ^^_ ; PRIZED PEARLS (World's most prized genuine pearls, worth a small fortune each because of stee, shape, and luster, consist of virtually worthless com- ponents, being common calcium carbonate formed around the cgR of ft tapeworm, a seaweed frag merit, or A grain of .sand. RADIATOR WORK • Boiltd Out • Repaired • Flo Tested • Re-cored ALL WORK GUARANTEED GROVER'S RADIATOR WORKS 5M 01. Lake Are. Ph. 3-6911 Read Courier Ncw< Classified CONGRATULATIONS TO THE... BLYTHEVILLE LLOYD CHAPTER FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA NATIONAL FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA WEfK FEB. 19-26 THE F. F. A. CREED THE F. F. A. MOTTO MEMBER 1956 CHAPTER 39 FUTURE FARMERS I believe In the future of farming with a faith born not of words but of deeds — achievements won by the present and past generations of fanners; in the promise of better days through better ways, even as the better thjngi we now enjoy have come up to us from the struggles of former years. I believe that to live and work on a good farm is pleasant as .well a* challenging for I know the joys and discomforts of farm life and hold an Inborn fondness for those associations which, even in hours of discouragement I can not deny. I believe in leadership from ourselves and respect from others. I believe In my own ability to work efficiently and think clearly, with such knowledge and skill as I can secure, and in the ability of organ- ited farmers to serve our own and the public interest in marketing the product of our toil. I believe we 'can safeguard those rights against practices and policies that are unfair. I believe In less dependence on begging and more power in bargaining: In the life abundant and enough honest wealth to help make U 10—for others as well as myself: In lew need for charity and more of U when needed: In being happy myself and playing square with those whose happiness depends upon me. I believe that rural America can and will hold true to the best traditions in our national life and that I can exert an Influence In my home and community which will stand solid for my part in that inspiring task. OFFICERS BLYTHEVILLE CHAPTER FUTURE FARMERS Sponsoring Firms Learning 1 to do. Doing to learn; Earning to Hva, Living to serve.* Learning; To Do — As vocational agriculture students In high school, future farmers study the practical, scientific principles of agriculture that will enable them to become good farmers. Doing To Learn—Each member Is required to conduct a farming: program at home, under the supervision of his vocational agriculture instructor where he pats Into actual practice methods he learned In the classroom. Earning To Live—The supervised farming program at home Is designed to operate at a profit. so that the future farmer may expand his farming; enterprises as he learns, to the end that he will be successfully established in farming and become a. self-supporting, substantial citizen. Living To Serve—Development of competent, aggressive rural leadership and citizenship Is a primary aim of the FFA practical experiences in parliamentary procedure, committee work, and conducting other business of an organization are provided through regular chapter meetings. NATIONAL FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA WEEK FEB. 19-26 BLYTHEVILLE SOYBEAN CO. BYRUM IMPLEMENT CO. Delta Implements, Inc. FARMERS BANK & TRUST CO. FIRST NATIONAL BANK MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO. JACK ROBINSON IMP. CO. "61" IMPLEMENT CO.

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