The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 9, 1949 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 9, 1949
Page 10
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fAGB TEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUKIER NEWS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1949 Interest ar m ers Co-Ops Praised By USDA Oificia! Rural Population Expert Addresses Kansas City Meeting KANSAS CITY, Dec. 9. (.•?; — A Department of Agriculture official told the Consumers Co-Operative Association's 21st meeting here this _ ... , week that co-operatives bridge be- conflict, and to live mutually rather twcen old face-to-lace relationships and the modern. Impersonal relationships of business. "Iii their buying and selling cooperates are cold-blooded efficient organizations," Dr. Carl C. Taylor, head of tile Division of Farm Population and Rural Life, said, "but as local orgatii/ations they appeal to the deep and abiding desires of persons to be neighbors and to practice mutual aid." He saiti co-operative.s would live as long as human beings "have, a passion for joining hands ami purposes with others in Che universal mutual struggle, not. only to ilve, but to live in peace rather than FERGUSON FUEL ECONOMY CONTEST! Further proof of the unusual power efficiency of (lie Ferguson Tractor is now available in the officially tabulated results of the Milo, Iowa, Fuel Economy Contest. Sponsored by Wan-on County 4-H Clubs with farmer-ownctl, farmer-operated equipment, the contest was concluded with the assistance of Extension Engineers from Iowa State College. Official resulfs established by the Ferguson Tractor *how: • 22 Per cent less fuel consumed than the average amount consumed by 10 competing tractors. • 27 Per cent more land plowed than the average acreage plowed by 10 competing tractors using the same amount of fuel. These results, too, continue to pile up factual, authentic proof of the Fuel-saving, money-saving nbility of the Ferguson Tractor! Coma in—see the Official Chart. Ask for a demonstration on your own farm JACk ROBINSON IMPLEMENT CO. "Your Genuine Ferguson Dealer" East Main Blyfhevilie FERGUSON oTRACTOR SST SI-TS IUJTTE11KAT RKCOIID—First and only cow ill the United States to produce more than 10,000 pounds of biittcrfnt on oiiioally recorded test Is the 19-i;2 year old registered Jersey. Silken Lady's Rliuy. The cow—whose age is equal to well over 100 in human—has presented the estate of J. W. Coppini of Fcrndale, Calif,, with a calf IS times in her life. Ruby has produced 10,048 pounds of tnuterliu <housewives call It crcarnl and Uil,'J77 pounds of milk. She is shown above with Leo Coppini and Ills wife, Mary*. United States' Per Capita Food Consumption Remains Stable Per capita fowl consumption in in line with the prewar figures »ie United States over I ho IOHR I Considering this and ihc \vide- tci-in has shown an unusually high sprcml siiorlaitcs of consumer eoods degree of stability, irrespective of the iips and downs of the economy. This factor of fundamental importance to American agriculture i.i revealed in a recent study of the U. S. Department of Agriculture covering the 40-year riod from 10C9 through 1918. It is true that the quality of the pe- Young New Mexico Indian Is Charged With Heinous Crime GALLUP. i\'..\I., Dec. 9. f/Ti — A uin,' Indian was accu.sed Wednesday of trussing jiml dragging two fellow tribesmen behind a team of horses linlil "they could hardly be recognized ns human belnRS." Sheriff D. P,.Molllca said Dan Hill, SO. and his son. Roy, .10. were drugged more than a mile over rock fotmiUions and underbrush. The Indian accused of the dragging Is Raymond Warner. He is charged with assault with Intent to kill. A fourth Indian involved in the case is being sought. All are N.iva- Jos. Monica said the elder Hill was left unconscious across a railroad (.racks, hut regained consciousness and stumbled away before a trail! came. Moltica described their condition this way: '•There was hardly a shred of skin left on their backs. Their ears had been flattened, their arms and (aces blackened and cut terribly. They could hardly be recognized as hu- than competitively." The necssity ot bridging the gap between the complex society and the society In which personal, neighborly relationships prevail is the underlying reason for the rise and growth of co-operatives, Dr. Taylor .said. If they would have them succeed co-operative members should pay equal attention to operating them efricicnijy-_and to strengthening membership relations, he said. The awociitlion has members In Colorado. Iowa. Kansas. Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota. Oklahoma. South Dakota and Wyoming HERE S THE NEW LOW-PRICED JOHN DEERE KILLEFER This ruggedly built r.nnd T.evcler smnolhs nut the high places on your land i|uu-Uy ami easily. Available in cither 6 or 8 ft. sizes, (his new machine works in connci-fion with (he power- trul on John Deere tractors. And now at « I1CW ] ow price! So, come in ;im1 sec this modern land Icvcler with the built-in Ineli quality whidi you'll always find in anv machine which bears the promt .Inhn Ocerc name. Us yimr assurance of heller, more prufiliiblc fanning. South Highway 61 NT CO. Phone 4434 food consumed may have improved over the years, and Hint the type and variety on tile average American t.iWe totlriy may be markedly different ns mil. However, the figures do sho-.v th:it despite the great expansion in the economy in recent years ami the substantial growth in the 1 family income, Americans of this generation are eating little if any ujoj'e an the avenige than did the preceding generation. llulse During Itcccnl War Oiic t>"<-e:n|iTi KI this trend did develop during the recent war and po::lwar pi-rind. For the period from l!)f>9 through the MOs. v.itii all its economic extremes average food consumption per capita usually ran ( above l.r>00 pounds annually, rc- ucH'hi. Yearly figures ranged from a low of 1.41;:) pounds per capita in 1021 to a high of 1,572 i pounds per capita in 1909. Howeier, ,t rise became apparent m 1941 when the previous hi'4h in Ht09 was exceeded and for the next six years per capita, food consumption consistently exceeded the I.CUU-pound per person level that cxislcd in the war and early postwar period, indications are that the record food consumption of the- period was due more to the lack of normal outlets for consumer spending than to any permanent Increase in the American appetite. ^ l~ashioiis in l-'ooil Of cnurte. tolal agricultural production in the united States has increased tremendously in the last 40 3'cars. The big factor is that the population has giown by nbdit two-thirds in the period. Willie the long-term trend of per capita food consumption i.s relative- Large food markets curry as many as :i,000 separate articles packaged in consumer sizes. Aboul ;>5 billion tin cans are used in the United Stales in one year. ly slable, fashions In food have shown some marked and interesting chances. For example, Americans on the average are no greater meat caters than they were 40 years ago, but iJoilltiv h'as gained and egs consumption has Increased about a third. Per capita demand for grain products and potatoes has in a long-term downtrend, the 10!8 figures representing si decline of over 40 per ccnl from the IBS level. In contrast, marked gains have developed. In the use of citrus fruits and of vegetables, and in the consumption of coffee, lea and cocoa. Hatcheries Place 664,000 Broilers During Past Week Arkansas halcherio., and dealers placed (J04.000 broiler chicks with producers in the Northwest Arkansas area during the week ending nee. 3. according to the state and Federal Crop Reporting Service. ' This is an Increase of 17 per cent over (he preceding week, the service .said. JL: Of the total placements, 524.000 chicks were hatched In the area and HO.OUO came from other states EBBS set during the week We re down three per cent from the previous week. famous for ffomium Quality for 3 Generations... NOW... mans." The sheriff said the trouble apparently resulted from the younger .,.,„ . ' L ' [l L"e i.uiAi-pwnui per person level Hills marriage to a Navajo widow annually. In 194IJ a record high was and his subsequent conviction of j established of j.705 pounds con- statutory rape. The case involved ' ' his wife's daughter by a previous marriage. sinned per capita. Last year, though, food consumption had dropped back to 1,581 Hounds per capita, a level virtually ' O 19*9, FAtSTAFf 6REWFMO CORf. ST. lOUIS - OMAHA • NEW ORtEANS PREMIUM DUALITY BEER Mother and Datl holding secret conferences. . . Junior being very well behaved. . . Christmas is definitely on the way! We think that this Christmas will be one of the biggest and happiest ever. And to make it extra merry, Blytheville merchants have stacked shelves to the rafters... . filled showcases 'til they're fairly bulging with nationally known brands of "just what you've always wauled." Now the only question is, how to take the hustle and push. . . the fatigue and short tempers, out of your annual Yuielide shopping tour. We've a suggestion. Shop at HOME, where you will be served by friends and neighbors. . . where you «il! be serve;! best, because your salespeople KNOW YOU! Shop at home because you save time and money—and still can obtain anything- and everything that's available anywhere else. Shop at home because you are supporting the merchants who are supporting YOU. .. through their interest in better schools. . . better churches. . . better public services. m And on Christmas Day, let's all go to church. . . rich in the knowledge that this Christmas, by shopping right here, we've contributed to a belter Holiday Season for ourselves—and a hotter community for all! • BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS

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