The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 26, 1947 · Page 4
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'"•"PAGE SIX' BLVTHBVILLE (ARK.) COUKTER NEWS FRTDAt, SEPTEMBER 2G, 19-17 fotetwt of Farm FamiliM of ThM Agriettttnn] Section. PnbtUhed' Every Friday in the FARM NEWS-FEA1URES Sugtfestonii For Better Farming Featured For This Section's Progressive Farmers. MM Shortage Until Spring of W49 See* .'jVASHWpTpN, S*pf 26 (UP>Housewives were told by the Agriculture Department today that tlw poor com crop may be reflected 1" less plentiful meat until the Spring of 1949. It said the flow of liogs to market may increase about three per cent in coming months because farmers probably will prefer to market their animals at lighter weights rather than fatten ihem ATTENTION PROPERTY OWNERS -..-•:••'••. Protect and Preserve Your Hoof ..Have me to inspect your roof now, before bad weather •and winter sets 'in. Eddie Soli bo 7J" 1 ' _ Roofing Contractor < Let me solve your roofing problems Phone 2536 ' Hlytheville, Ark. Training With a Future Theme j children Feature of FFA and 4-H Club To Attcnd Fair Exhibits at District Fair Here Using as their theme "Training With a Future," the Future Farmers of America and the 4-^1'Club Hume Kco- nomics #irls of Blytheville won top honors in the Northeast Arkansas Fair's comiK'titive community booths at Walker Park yesterday. * With an accent on "Balanced at the state 4-H show In Lltllc Rock Farming" and "Live at Home" mem- where the stale champion will ba bcrs of farm youth organizations of named. Northeast Arkansas displayed their Gather contests offered for rural farm and home projects for the opening competition at the fair which •"Water-can be dangerous^stuff if it isn't handled '•'properly. "Let our workmen install a Puritan Water .Conditioning-., System on your farm. You'll be amazed at its many achantages! .{ ffrw. is being held this week. The agricultural-minded youths presented their prized projects, either made or grown through their on efforts, for display in the form of booths with each chapter sponsoring its own booth. The booths were arranged with articles of farming equipment,, clothing, home-canned cjlibles, cotton, coin and other'things which were made or grown by members of end: chapter, displaying their ability as homemakers and farmers of the future. . . • Each booth was Judged for its appearance and the quality of the articles shown with the winning clubs receiving cash prizes,for their work. Judged On Point Basis Judging of the bootlis was made m a point basis with points being llowed for the Individual theme, rrangement. desire created, labeled adequately and the interest creat- :d. Cash awards were made to the irst four places with the winner re- icivlng $125. second place $100, third ilace $75 and fourth place $50. In addition to the cash awards ibuons and banners were awarded 0 the winners with these being con- idered as having an aditional value iside from the cash awards. Another outstanding contest of- ercd to the farm youths was the coin variety yield contest. This con- .est has been an annual feature of the fair for the past several years :ind offered cash awards ranging Cram $20 in cash downward to the II youth making the best yield lier acre from a contest plot of two 100-foot rows of hybrid and open pollinated corn. The rows were planted early this Spring with the hybrid variety being planted in one row and the open pollinated in the other. At lair time, the contestant harvested his corn, obtained his yield per acre of each variety and selected ten of the best cars trom each type to enter In the corn show. Armorel Youth Wins • Judging in this contest was made on a basis of uniformity in regard to color, girth and grain type, siraiglitncss of the grains and the yield per acre. The purpose of this contest was chiefly to show the difference between the hybrid an dopen pollinated types in yields and "diseases and to teach the youths the .art of se! lecting ears of corn for competition.- j Lyman Henson, president of the Aimorel 4-H Club, copped top hon- 1 ors in this event with an average field per acre of 102.2 bushels of the hybrid variety compared with 41.4 bushels open pollinated variety. Young Henson. as district winner will represent Northeast Arkansas youth competition were livestock Judging, beef cattle, dairy cattle and swine exhibitions, ixwltry exhibits and vocational agriculture displays. U. of A. Head Speaks in Jonesboro JONESBORO. Ark., Sept. 20.—Dr. Lswis w. Jones, president of the University of Arkansas, delivered two addresses on the Arkansas State College Campus here today, one to the college students and the other to (he fanners of Northeast Arkansas. Dr. Jones' coming to Jonesboro was in connection with- the annual Rural-Urban Day that brought the Craighead County Pall 'Festival to a close. Dr. Jones addressed persons taking part in the festival at a luncheon today and this talk dealt primarily with the alfairs and activities In the rural areas of Northeast Arkansas. INTERNATIONAL' HARVESTER 3/2 SOUTH 2SP ST. PHONE863 Cotton Marketing To Get Special U. of A. Attention FAYETTEVILLE,' Ark., Sept. 2C — Two new members have been added to the .staff of the department of rural economics and sociology, according to Dean Lippert S. Ellis of the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture. Noel H. Wood will serve as assistant professor, and Harold D. Scoggins as instructor. Mr. Wood will devote full time to research in cotton marketing made possible by the Research and Marketing Act passed by the last session of GongVess. He is a graduate of Mississippi state College, from which he also received an'M.S.'de- gree. He has also done graduate work at the University of Virginia. Mr. Wood spent three summers as performance supervisor for the Ag- -icultural Adjustment Agency ill Mississippi, and nearly four years n the U. S. Navy. Mr. Scoggins is a graduate of the College of the Ozarks. and has Deceived his M.S. degree from Louisiana state University. He was employed for a number of years by the In Caruthersville CAUUTHEHSVILLE. Mo., Sc!'l. 20.—All children of Southeast Missouri and Northeast Arkansas have teecn invited to be guests of the American Legion Fair here on opening day, Wed., Oct. 1. according to an announcement today oy James T. Ahern, Pair Board president. Children will be admitted free to the grounds, and all carnival midway rides, shows and games will be reduced to nine cents for this one day for the kiddies. Featured on the midway will be the Wonder Shows of America, one of the world's largest railroad carnival organizations which requires 35 double-length railway cars for transportation. Judging of the livestock and agricultural group entries will be held Thursday. Cash awards of more than $2000 are offered in the two divisions, .with first prize in the agricultural products group class running as high as $100 for first, and total prizes of $1728 offered in the various cattle and swine classes. Superintendent of the livestock show is T. A. Haggard of Steele, and the Fair Board is being assisted by the Farm Bureau and Chamber of Commerce in the liveslo-k and agricultural products shows. J. II. Farrar represents the Farm Bureau, and J. F. Patterson the Chamber of Commerce, Division of Land Economics of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, working in Arkansas. Texas. Tennessee, and Mississippi. For the past three years he has been at the University of Arkansas, first with the Regional Land Tenure Research Project, and more redently in the business office. Mr. Scoggins takes the place of Don A. Marshall -who recently resigned. He will teach the basic course in Agricultural resources and also carry on research in farm management and land use. Both- men have already begun their new duties. Humane,Officer's Life Not a Happy One PORT WAYNE, Ind. (UP)—Chasing dogs and cats can get to at; pretty humdrum, but Humane Officer Wilfred Goss would rather j stick to dons and cats and the 1 humdrum than to -spend another I "txcitins" day. Goss was called to help get a »monkey off a tree. H3 spent most of one day doing that without suc- CPS:;, Uain finally drove the mon- key down and into his cage. But the cage was nanny closed when Goss had to BO to evict two skunks that were caught in a trap under a building. If you want to get the jab done, work like Helen B. Careful. on costly corn. But this will not necessarily mean greater retail supplies, the department said, since the leaner animals will produce smaller 4 chops, hams and roasts. Bscf marketings also arc expected to increase temporarily this fail only to be followed by a sharp reduction and higher prices next Spring. FARM IMPROVEMENTS last a lifetime made with READY-MIXED CONCRETE For dozens of improvements around the farm, no other material offers fee service and economy of firescfe, enduring concrete. / M jwi «re planning a new rat-proof poultry house floor, sanitary Awry bam floor, a feeding floor or foundation— build it the convenient, low cost way with Ready-Mixed Concrete. IF YOU MEED HELP WE CAN PUT YOU IN TOHCM WITH COMPETENT CONTRACTORS Hughes & Company * Better Aid to Housekeeping Kent Our New FLOOR POLISHER Mississippi Co. Lumber Co. Phone 4445 ONTRACTORS lOlh ft Railroad Sts. Phone 3531 FARM LOANS At Tx>west Rate Long Tenn Quick Service A. F. Dietrich United Insurance Agency 106 vS. 1st. 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