The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 9, 1955 · Page 15
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 15

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 9, 1955
Page 15
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IWttAT, PCCMCTB A, 1MB BHIIIUIIUJ «M*.) OOWWER XBW8 PAGE REVIEW- FORECAST Burdette Student Tells OfTripto4-HCongress Reba Pierce, a Burdette high school student and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Pierce, recently returned from the national 4-H convention in Chicago. - She was one of a few Arkansas 4-H'ers to make the trip, winning tile honor by taking a first place in gardening in statewide competition. . Here's her own report of the Chicago trip: My trip to the 34th National 4-H Club Congress started with a bus ride and a luncheon. The bus ride was from Blytheville to Little Rock. There the state winners were treated to a luncheon at Hotel' Marion. While we were there we had our pictures taken to go over television and of course this excited all of us. We spent the night in St. Louis Saturday and arrived in Chicago Sunday in the lobby of .the Conrad- Hilton Hotel, one of the world's largest hotels, to the flash of cem- eras. This was our introduction to the' hilarious pace of the entire Congress schedule. Monday morning started off with excitement in the air. We were honored by having as guest speaker James Cagney. Mr. Cagney told us that as an eleven year old boy he was inspired by a speech he heard on soil conservation and today he is noted for his work fa this field. -He also poitned out that in the show "Dead End Street," a young boy who was dancing cried out, "Look, ma, I'm dancing." Although it was considered humorous in the show it could also have another meaning. In true life, you really have to be on your toes, to get a job or to be a success in life, h« said. While at the 4-H Club Congress we were entertained at every meal with outstanding entertainment and orchestras. Some of the people we saw were:.Smiley Burnett, the Cisco Kid, Dorothy Collins, Alan Jones, Miss Maria Neglta, and also Lou Breese and his orchestra. We were honored by having . music and songs by the Varsity >Glee Club from Purdue University. We were entertained by top jugglers, Fred Lowery, who is one of the world's most famous whistlers, and had speeches by distinguished men 'such as Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson and his son. Tuesday morning during breakfast entertainment all of the lights were turned out and a spotlight was focused on a young soloist in the balcony of the Grand Ballroom of the Conrad-Hilton Hotel. ' She sang the Star-Spangled Banner, and all of the 4-H'ers joined in the chorus. It was so beautiful and so soul-inspiring that in that moment I realized that in order to be an American I must keep my standards high, and have more laith In God for the future. The high-light of Wednesday was getting to go to the International Livestock Exposition and watching the Horse Show. After this a box supper was given to us by the Curtiss Candy Company. After this wonderful supper we had our "4-H'ers on Parade" program. Thursday we had a tour of the Museum of Science & Industry and a bus tour of the city. We had luncheon at the Palmer House where there we heard a speech by a young minister from Oklahoma. He told us experiences that he and other people had during their lives, and how a young boy got his start in life. His speech was so inspiring that few dry eyes were found afterwards. When this program was over we had the afternoon off in which most of the boys and girls spent by going shopping. For dinner we had a banquet and after the banquet we had a farewell party which lasted until 12:00 p.m. Friday morning we Arkansas winners got up bright and early and about six o'clock we started for home. I had met so many friends that it was heartbreaking to leave. Some of the girls and boys cried, and everyone was a bit reluctant to get on the bus. Boys, and girls, it is your attitude and what is made of achievement that counts in today's world. Through my trip to 4-H Club Congress I learned many things that will be useful to me throughout my entire life. At our 4-H Club Congress boys and girls from all of the forty- eight states as well as Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and IFYE students from Thailand, Israel, Korea, Chile, and the Philippines were present. We were together under the banner of "Understanding." I learned how other people feel about world matters, and have a better understanding of everyone. I sincerely believe that throughout my life I will be able to live a more happy, and successful life through what I have learned. I would like to sincerely thank my leaders from the depths of my heart for making my dreams be realities. These are D. V. Maloch, County Agent; Miss Betty Smith, County Agent; Mr. McKinion, associate agent; and Mr. McCullins, associate county agent. Polling Places Told By ASC Polling places where farmers In North Mississippi county may cast ballots in the Dec. 13 marketing quota election were released today by H. C. Knappenberger, county Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation committee chairman. Voting hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Farmers who produced cotton in 1955 are eligible to vote. Marketing quotas must have the endorsement of two-thirds of the cotton farmers voting, Knappenberger said. Here are the polling places: Armorel, A r m o r e 1 Hardware Store. Blytheville, ASC Office in the Court House. Clear Lake. Home Gin Office. Dell. Dell Gin Company. Huffman, Store at 40 and 8. Half Moon, Half Moon Gin Office. Lost Cane, Lewis Gin. Manila, Vo. Ag. Building. Pawheen. Buckeye Store. Whisp, Carter Gin. Leachville, Princess Cafe at Leachville. Yarbro, Co-op Gin at Yarbro. Bowen, R. D. Hughes Gin at Gosnell. Read Courier News Classified Ads. YOU CAN BE PROUD TOO . \ WITH OUR CLEAN-UP, PAINT-UP, "Paint fern RED'Special To make your Farmall tractor shine with pride, we -, _ -^ _ p steam-dean ic thoroughly and give k * lough, \m «• I *\ .weather-resistant coat of Harvester Red enamel. «4» • ». • " And if yon wish, we'll give i inspection at the same time. ** * * * i-snut SIMVICI Thh Special RUM Through Dec., Jan., Feb. Delta Implements, Inc. "Swfet Holds Our Trade" HE SENSES TRAGEDY—"Fagan," a pet collie, mourns for his four young masters who died in a fire in Tacoma, Wash. Fagan's head is buried in one o£ the dead children's burned mattresses. One six-year-old child in the house survived. 'Price, Quality, Promotion,'NCC Meeting Theme BILOXI, Miss. — "Price, Qual-« ity, Promotion," the three fronts on which cotton must meet its competition, will be Che theme of the National Cotton Council's 18th annual meeting at the Buena Vista Hotel here. January 30-31. Approximately a thousand cotton industry leaders, representing the six branches of the raw cotton trade and the 18 states in which the crop is grown, are expected to attend. These include producers, ginners. cottonseed crushers, ware- merchants, and spin' the Carolinas to Cali- housemen, ners from fornia. Reports to the delegate membership will be built around the conference theme. They will sum up council accomplishments in its effort to increase consumption of cotton, cottonseed and their products through a program of research and promotion. At the same time they will outline in detail cotton's competitive situation in terms of price, quality, and promotion. Specific needs and opportunities in the fields of production and marketing, utiH- za.tion .research, sales promotion, and foreign trade will be pointed up. A number of special committee meetings are scheduled prior to the formal sessions, Monday, January 30. These will begin the preceding Friday and continue through Sunday. The Council's Board of Directors will meet following the close of the formal sessions and will elect officers for 1956. A new president will be chosen to succeed W. T. Wynn. Greenville, Mississippi, who automatically will become chairman of the Board, succeeding A. L. Durand, Hobart, Oklahoma. INCREASING Excess of the number of births over deaths in the United States result in a net gain of one person every 13 seconds, or more than 2,000,000 a year. Plenty of Tracy Sorgo Seed That's Prediction For Arkansas in '56' 312 S. Second Ph. 3-6863 WAIT... tf you see the /Aac& from MASSEY-HARRIS Dynamic new performance! New ipctds. New pow«r. N«w oontroL Yo«1 M* *em soon ... 4 grot m* Mtttey-Harrit tractors... built to trigger a new tractor age! 61 Implement Co. N. Hiway Something to Think About Bj GEKTRUDE B. BOLIMAN C<mnt7 DemonstrnttoB Agent PAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas farmers should have plenty of Tracy sorgo seed available this year for the first time since It was introduced in the state. So reports Dr. R. L. Thurman, assistant professor of Agronomy at the University of Arkansas' Agricultural Experiment Station. Imported from Mississippi in 1953, Tracy sorgo has made tremendous strides in the Arkansas silage world. According to research workers at the Experiment Station, Tracy is now classified as the leading variety in the state. Lodge resistance and high tonnage are two of the characteristics . for which Tracy is known. The I green weight yield of Tracy throughout Arkansas In 1955 was exceptionally high. An example of the 1955 yields is the 39.9 tons of green weight per acre from unirrigated Tracy at Marianna. The Arkansas Experiment Station grew two-thirds of an acre of Tracy from Breeder seed in 1953. Several thousand pounds of seed were distributed from the 1954 increase by growers to other growers throughout Arkansas. Experiments with three leading varieties in 1953 and 1954 showea that Sart and Tracy yielded more silage than Atlas. Average yields were 19.98 tons of green weight per acre for Sart, t 18.49 tons for Tracy, and 12.87 tons I for Atlas. Tracy is considered to be lodge resistant while Sart may ( lodge up to JO per cent. ' In tests at Marianna. the 1953 and 1954 two-year average yield of Tracy was equal to a 173-bushel per acre corn crop in calculated digestible nutrients. In experiments at Fayetteville, Marianna, and Hope, Tracy's average for the three locations equalled a 123- bushel corn crop. Although seed supplies did not fill demand in 1955, it is believed that there will be plenty of commercially available seed in 1956- It is estimated that more than 500 acres are being harvested for seed j in the state this year. Meanwhile, I the Livestock and Forestry Branch j Experiment Station produced reg- j I istered seed in a 1-acre block. Money Needed The H. D. Council executive committee has suggested a project for making money to pay for the yearbooks. Pun along with making money is the purpose of the activities which are to be held at the Legion Hut here at Blytheville, Saturday, December, December 10, at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend. New Officers The new H. D. council officers are Mrs. Mary Hitt, Leachville, president; Mrs. Cleo Groom, Leachville, vice - president; Mrs. Gene Bradberry, secretary and re- porier; and O. J. Rodgers, Blytheville, treasurer. Burns With the Christmas holidays comes increased cooking by the family and with increased cooking 1 comes an increased incidence of burn injuries caused by hot grease Every housewife has been startled by hot grease flaming up from the oven or skillet at one time or another. The first impulse is to grab the hot skillet to move it from the stove. If her hand is not protected sufficiently she will receive a painful burn. By doing this she takes a chance of setting her clothing on 'ire. Loose cotton clothing, as a house dress or apron, is highly wool. If she gets the skillet to the sink so that water can be poured on it, another hazard Is in the making. Throwing water on a grease lire spreads it and spatters hot grease which may hit her and children standing by. Combustible material such as flour or corn meal may cause an explosion when sprinkled on a fire. Baking soda Is not combustible. It forms a cloud over the fire that has an extinguishing effect. Salt or sand may also be used. What To Do: If the grease fire is in an oven, closing the oven door excludes the air and stops the fire. If the fire is in a skillet or an electric or gas stove, the flames should be cut off first. Then, it may be safe to put a cover on the slcillet with a long- handled fork. Baking soda can be sprinkled over burning grease or salt may be used. Every kitchen should be fire safe and checked often to see that it is safe. Grease fires are startling but rarely cause a fire if appropriate safety measures have been taken. There should be an open box of soda within easy reach, there should be no towels, window curtains, tableclothes, waste paper baskets or inflammable debris near the stove. In a well-planned fire safe kitchen, the housewife, if she doesn't become hysterical, has time to act to protect herself and others in a grease fire. At this season of the year young girls will be learning to prepare meals that require the use of grease so this is a good time for mothers to teach them fire safety in the kitchen and the proper inflammable, much more so than I measures to follow in case of a grease (Ire, It's Time To Start making Christmas decorations for the tree and house. Qet out all scraps ot candle* too short to use and melt them to make a new candle. Pour into old glasses or cups to mold them. Transplant trees and shrubs when the ground Is not frozen or too wet. Prune Urge trees, do not top them. Keep leaves raked off the lawn to prevent smothering of the grass beneath. A flexible leaf rake or wire leaf broom is fine for bunching leaves. Ordinary rakes snag on the grass runners. Keep adding to the compost heap. Distribute baruyard manure on the garden before plowing. As much as 20 to 30 tons per acre or 50 to 100 pounds per 100 square feet is desirable. Work out your family speeding plan for 1956. WARNING ORDER IN THE CHANCERY COURT, CHICKAS.VWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS G. Robert Smith, Pltf. vs. No. 13,182 Rita M. Smith, Dft. The defendant, Rita M. Smith,.is hereby warned to apepar within. thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, G. Robert Smith. Dated this 6th day of December, 1955. SEAL GEEALD1NE LISTON, Clerk. By DONNA SIMMONS, D. C. C. F. Cooper, atty. for pltf. Ed B. Cook, atty. ad. litem. 19/9-16-33-30 Now is the time to dclint and treat your cottonseed BLYTHEVILLE DELINTING CORP. 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