The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 28, 1934 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 28, 1934
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TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 1934 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK,) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE KTOI SYS1ENI MAY 8E ITHJESUU Administration Bel i e v e s Disaster Will Mean Re vision of Agriculture This U (he last of a series of four itroits on the mummoth campaign which th« federal government is! conducting (or relief from the dis astrous drouth, $75*,000.000 to b tpeat la (be vtidetpread drive. * » • BY RODNEY BUTCHER Courier News Washington Correspondent ' (Copyright, 1934. NEA Service, Inc.) WASHINGTON, Alii;. 26. — T:e big brown itusl clouds from ihs Great Drouth arc-Li carry a handsome diver lliihiy, il you wniu to believe tlic administration. Or they jusi mark the cxiwri- mental faun program as a tragic] fiasco. If you take the word ol the' opposition. Fikinds and enemies of agricultural adjustment merely seem to bo yelling a little louder. Neither side •has taken many converts from Ihc other. The AAA is generally pleased with the results of the drouth as they affect, its program. And flexible agricultural adjustment, allowing either curtailment or expansion of crops as may seem expedient, will almost certainly BO "Welcome, Mr. President" Dead Men Tell No Tales group of young neighbors welcomed President Roosevelt on his return to the fain Park, N. Y., where he has utnbllsltcd the Summer While House. Mr. Roosevelt was smiling happily as he went through Ihe usual handshaking ceremony «' llh his youthful graters. Appetizing But Not Inteiul- cil to Replace Cahhriyc Sauerkraut MY MISS COttA 1.KK COl.KMAN County Driiioiiitrnlluii Agent A very tippi'tirlug new food product has been developed In the IVpailmein of Agriculture In the I fo 1 tin nip sauerkraut. While I it is nut Intended lhat it lake tin| place of cabbage kiiml neveithelcM II will mill variety (o the diet. The tmnips used should be of Ihc I'm pie Top Variety and In p<>r- fi'Ct condition. They should In; young and lender, as well a.s swe.'t and Juicy. The turnips may lw , sbroddi'd or ground nnd after I Ihoruiigiily mixing with 2.!i',' r ol I Mill by weight, packed In '.Mono Jars. This Is HI the rale of ^ ounces ul suit lor each 10 iwnnds of lluinlps. After the material has I Im-n pressed down thoroughly m |l!b-iiil .sprinkling of salt, may be ppu-uil over the tup of Ihc- turnips. I'ltns win aid In keeping Ihc pro- ;iiui-t. A wooden or stone cover ; Miuiild then be lilted Inside Ihu iiv ntiiio ni Hvl-i-' 1 "' !lll<1 wc MHi:il ''own with stone. il> estate nt H>d,l,, , h( . tui . i)|[)s ^ ^ ^ ^ liiallly there should lie enough Juice lo cover the top In iiboul '.'A •hours. From 15 to 20 days wit! foe !n'<iniicd for the fermenln Congress last year ordered the I taken off the market by the gov-ilo have next reason. Mrs. J. D. •[„, completed which should '• AAA to test are farm purchasing jernmcnl. as collateral fed-' ' -• — " "- " ' ' on unless farmers have revukion of feeling. Vast surpluses of wl-.eal, j cotton, corn. hogs, cattle, and other in j ci Some of tr t e confusion incident to emergency organization lias been eliminated by a more definite setup, just announced, by which all agencies of the Department of Agriculture worKlng on drotith problems are brought under one corn- 15 !>cr cent of t mittce. tirouli], is still Tills new group is known as the crop, drouth plans committee, including There will IX? all old and new units organized in the department and the AAA. O. W. Warburton, agricultural extension director, has been named chair- cmmoditSes were the one big ob- nucle in the way, keeping prices down. The first reduction program was on cotton and it was expandsd this year. Cotton, with a record low crop of 9,200.000 bales an;] about. 15 |>er cent of the reduction due to eral loans to farmers. Iiiards Agaimt Pampering '• causlic The AAA could sell or adil to Its Hunter Rnrksdale of nlylhcvllle. county rlc( , ,, m , u ,.„,,„, ,,. lnnc| . lllllrc Tllt , canning chairman, gave a demon-. J: i r k | 10 , l](1 llln , , JC k{aml |u „ uratlon on pccllny r«-ae!ies with coo] place or the fermented krmil wllh lye. Mrs. packed In glass Jars mid stored. so<la Crook. If desired Ihe shredded or ground material, niter boms; llKjrouuhly not a "shortage" a supply of 18 or 19 million bales, but cotton will be down very near the "normal carryover" and Assistant AAA Admin- isirator Howard T. Tollcy. chief of the program planning section, says The AAA has switched from an it's fair to say Afl attack on surpluses to an effort of even" on cotton, relief and conservation because the big surpluses, in general, arc wiped out. • * * ' Planned Agriculture on Way Its reduction program speeded up by a year or two, it. now plots a planned agricultur cin which farm- trs can operate profitably. It sees itself as the Ideal mechanism for a''long-time program which will balance supply with. demand and develop a better system of farming. It mu=t answer—and it lias the biggest chorus of answerers ever gathered under one rcof—tfco catcalls of politicians and the howls of consumers who will be soaked by higher food costs. Some of the winter-spring food prices will represent no more than the higher farm prices which AAA sought, but others will go far higher than that. President Roosevelt, Secretary Wallace, and everybody else is worried by the possible political effect among city voters. Critics are hopefully suggesting that drouth may be as lough on the AAA good weather was on the farm Board. Fanners Back Program But the farmer's attitude will be deceive as to future farm programs You can't dcdge the fact that the various reduction programs have had the enthusiastic support of large majorities and history indicates that the farmers eventually get about what they want fron Washington. About 3,000.000 farmers have become "members" of the AAA programs and the idea here is to maintain contractual relatioaships will them and not to let huge oversupplies pile up. Although many farmers havi been badly hurt by the drouth, to lal farm income for the 1934-Si crop year probably will be highe as a result of high prices, benefl payments--amounting to $500. 000,000 this'year—government cat tie purchases, federal relief, am income from FERA work projects. Even drouth-stricken farmers ro ceive payments from nutlllcd lani * * • Top Soil Damage Moderate. Farm lands will be about as gooc as ever when normal moisture re turns. In some areas the top so has blown around and it will I*, hard if not impossible to gel it back This sandy soil. If it blows aromi much next spring, will cut ten:!: plants such as corn and spoil plant ttl feed. But officials frho have been i tte drouth area estimate the to soil situation is serious in not mor than one farm out of a hundred. You hear little talk here now o transferring farmers from one arc to another in wholesale iols AA was decidedly sympathetic to car Her implications by Director of Re cbmation Elwood Mead and As sislant Relief Administrator La« mice Westbrook that wholesale m gratlon was necessary because lure expanses were doomed to become desert. People who take Ihcir first loo fit some droulh areas arc likely think, mistakenly, that the gan is up. * > * I.ind Should Be "Retired" Nevertheless, there arc areas- trie Dakotas and Montana—whit should never have been tilled and where year-to-year successful farm- Ing is impossible. Long-range AAA plans envisage retirement, of such »«»$ from commercial production. Just t» Tiimh your memory, i,,*. nnn I.UUJU ?,vji ui iiuu iv iu-> j JIUJILEU VJJUUK. coiuiLy clothing 'flic product should he submerged slocks ficin year lo year and month .~hnlnnnn of the New Liberty cluh. hi (ho urine lo prevent discoloring to month. stabill/!ng supplies and juried each of the vlsilors who were and drying, prices and still Insuring Gulflctenl |i'oins >o Camp Pike lo enter the supplies to guard against any nn-j Stale Dress contest. expected shortages. Mrs. Jerry While, county home'mixed with llti' salt, nuiy lie pack- Meanwhile, AAA recooni?.es and dnnonslrnlicin chairman, gave a:ed directly into glass jars. About- Irie.s lo guard against the danger talk on Arranging the kitchen fur-inn Inch of head room should l>c that Ihe dioulli relief program will I nlshlngs lo save steps. Mrs. C. K. |li>ft ul dm top of the Jnr for ex- develop a sla!e of mind where any i Lynch of Nodcnn. county foods' iiansion of the gns which Is fonn- fariuer will turn to Washington for chairman, gave some menus nmdtm'ri. The ball must Ix; left, up for '>-'••'"—•• '•'•- -•'-» from the ])anlry shelf and also 12 or li days to allow the gal lo us- WooiUn She* kfotry Tlurives in U. S.| WASHINGTON (UP) - Approximately 1,000,000 pairs of wooden shoes are manufactured and consumed annually In the United Stales, the Commerce Department reported. • I vThe shoes chiefly ore used by '. workers In • damp fields. factory '• workers and theatrical |>eonle, the department reports. Manufacturers produce a wide variety of wooden shoes ranging from women's nnd children's open .snndaK to heavy work shoes for men. Prices 'ran«o from $1 a pair for an all wood sabot, to J1.50 for u pair of oxfords. High wooden .shoes range In price from $1.75 to $3; the department said. no.STON (UP)—Miss Eva Morrison, Uoston distance swimmer, is training for the English channel tcit—In a library. I'endliiB nn attempt to iwlm the Channel during the next few montlui, iihv Ls working ns a filing clerk In the lioslon City Hospital Library. "Ymi know," she 1 said, "1'ye learned a great deal by working' In itils library, I've learned mor« about muscles and tendons and their General care than I ever ioii);lu I would know, H has been great help to me in training anb^ keeping myself In shape for Police believe 1 lhat iternanl McMahon, (lop), ex-convict, whose mnlllal- cd tarty was found In a tin trunk outside the home nf Louis W. Klolc.Kbury In Now Yoik, wns killed to prevent a possible "leak" a.s to the Identity ul the gang thai conducted the $4117,000 armored truck holdup curly bsl week. An ambulance doctor is shown iwerlng ut the body ol the last member of "Li'«.s" Diamond's itiuia. helii in anv kind of affliction. Congressmen and others have'urged lhat those products that cnn sought lo have various counlip.s hurl not keep—corn and tomatoes, be by hailstorms or hurricanes desig- canned now. Mrs. J. S. Godwin. it's fair to say AAA has "come onl: natcd K "emergency drouth conn- kounty poultry chairman, of Promised Land, pave recoinmendallons that every poultry owner should cull her flocks for cgj production. She told the gocd points and the "Aboul Even" on Wheat The wheat crop is a little below 500.000.000 bushels, thanks to. a planned 15 per cent reduction pro- cram and the drouth. There's a carryover of about 300.000.000 bushels and a normal domestic con- j imptlon of C25.000.000. so that If | lere's ' a IGO.OOO.IKO-bushcl carry- I ver—about normal—Tolley points | ut. we'll again IJT- "coming out] ven." lies." nut AAA lias firmly turned them down, insisting it can (leal only with a "national phenomenon." THE KNI). cape anil the Jars should be placed in a vat or .in puns In order lo catch the Juice that "Is forced out. The juice should he returned to the Jars if possible. This mny he accomplished by pressing the kraut] down with a wooden spoon or .slick. Alter 2 or 3 days the ball .tlayti Society-Personal been In Springfield. Mo., vlsltlni, jwilh relatives returned home Sun day mnrnliiK. Mrs. Krncst Jc>hn:;on of niythe ille spent Monday here vlsllhi: icr sister, Mrs. C. P. Wells. 666 .Iqulil, TablrLs, Snlvr, N*ie Dr*f> ,'hrcks MabrlA In 3 days, C«Ui list ilu), Headarhn or NeurilfU In 30 minutes. Tine Laxative and Tonic, Most Sprtdy Remedies Ktwwn; 52 Communities Are Represented At Session Here !had points of pullets which should [may be clamped down and the | be retained or culled. Mrs. D. Gar- retl Hie county gardening chalr- Iman, of New Liberty, urged that eacli person stress the need of working in the fall gardens. Mr. and Mrs. Karl Itnybuck unit [.on. Harry Karl lelt Monday morning for Chicago where ihey will SHONE 134 FARMERS BANK & TRUST CO. INSURANCE i)err. Foftv-two communities were rcp- fermenlatlon allowed lo proceed, 'nlleml Ihe World's Fair. ^ Mrs. Alice Davis of Jnnesboro, Hightower News C. E. Cook ami son, Claud, made At noon a picnic lunch was sei v- | a business trip to Paragould last ed and the Lea»hville Home: week. Demonstralioii club "furnished the ; dessert. Twenty-nine women that Between slaughter nt liitlc piss Irrscnlod at a mcelint; of the! big .corn-Tiog program, and i County Council of Home Demon- i w ; erc lircsent expressed lliclr inten- Mrs. U. W. SimiKor. of Dell, was Ihe guest of Mrs. H. ,J. Fondrcn Sunday. ERA'S absorption" cf many Ions of ignition Clubs litre Saturday ati Linnr; to nlleml the Slate Rest! Mrs. John Hnrkey nnd Mrs. May - " Women's ' Club I ram !'- Tlle >' .were: Mrs. Chas.i Siirgent was -the guest* of -^ Mrs. ork. Tolley says, (lie numfcr of| l he Blylheville oas coining lo market next year r iou;:e ill lie "about rlt;ht" if there's no:i?li feed for Ihnm. But that feed situation is admit- ^ Irs - Walter Woo<l presided over business session of the coun- wliich was followed by a mcet- j Woodruff. Mfss Ruby Woodniir,! Troy Ramcy last Sunday. 'Mrs. Jerry White, Mrs. I.ticy "" " very tight, because t>:c corn!" 1 ' of the local canning loaders uuoly Ls down from a normal 2500 of l . tlc ™inty. Round table dis- illlion bushels lo IfiOn million. '""" And if II weren't lor the nreat eed shortage, the cattle problem elusions were led by Miss Com Barksdale. Mrs. Felix Hill. Mrs. Calvin Lynch. Mrs. A. Giiinn, Mrs. Mrs. Roy Ramey was called to Ihe bed side of her sisler, Mis. i AHhur Gooch, ul Little Hivcr last S. Goff. Mrs U. Ciarrctt. Mrs. Wai- Thursday. Mrs. Gooch was laler tcr Wood. Mrs. Orace Lacey. Mrs. W. W. Cox. M. L. Swllmrt, Mrs. have worked cut all ri«ht. j Lal>c Redford. local field SUJXT- t's at this point, by Lre wav. where ' visor °' "'e north end of the lie AAA—bent on a reduction pro- '" " " ram—tied right into the drouth ituation in a spectacular, effective I,cc Coleman. County Home Dem-| MaU(ic Cassidy, Miss Margaret onstration Agent and Mrs. Elhel' PeiT >'. Mr«. R. T,. Adkisson, Mrs. friv Prnlilem in Cattle The Jones-Connally Act authored a cattle adjustment program nd $150.000.000 lo finance it. Came ho drouth and tl'e AAA stopped rying to figure out a contract pro- rain, taking much of that mousy o buy cattle from droulh farms or pvojenlalion to FF,R.\. which :ans (hem for relief food. The cattle population had beon jrowing until it reached an all- imc high of G5.000.000 last Jan- lary. The government's present slan to buy up eight or ten mil- ion animals woulrl have about solved Ihc situation if the feed shortage weren't making it far more aculc in Ihe opposite direc- ion—that of fewer and far skin- lier animals. Rebuilding of the livestock sup- j ily will bo one of the 1935 ad- feslment problem. Sn will the dan- ;er of a hu?e ovcrsupply of feed .rains next year, lhanks io tlic re- luction of livestock. Something will soon be done to- normal granary" plan for storing [ grain surplv.-ses. These would be comity and Miss liuby Woodruff, local field supervisor of the south end of the county. There were 11.CSC No. 3 cans filled with fruils and vegetables this week norlh end of the cmmty. At the business session the dlf- I'recnl chairmen save reports antl suggcslions about that they wanted to do in their departments. Mrs. John Eilrington. Yard Improvement chairman, being away or: her vacation. Mrs. Wood urged Bet/ora Elliott, Mrs. Ozelln Welch, Mrs. Richard Rcvierre, Mrs. Natalie liowen, Mrs. Clarence Davis, Mrs. Maltie Huey. Krs. Earl Walker, Mrs. H. C. Buck. Mrs. R. L. Hawkins, Miss Thelma Redhiirn, in tliel Mrs - w - p - Blvcns. Mrs. Hattle M. Reece, and Mrs. Tom Alexander. the yard improvement chairmen lo drain yards to prevent the water standing and lo gather and cure the feed of Ihe different i plants and flowers (hat they wish [ moved to the hospital at Joues- boro. Mr. and Airs. C. E. Cunningham are the paients of n baby boy born Sunday, August 10. Hospital who has been In Chlcngo, for tile l>ast two months, arrived Sunday for u visit here wllh friends. ' Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Oo!den nnd children vlsllcd wllh relatives Orcenwny. Ark., Suwlay afternoon. Mr. nnd Mrs. Allicrt Wilson nnd son, Don Albert attended the hnsc- liidl game ill PorUigcvllle Sunday afternoon. I.lttie Bobble Toaster, son of Mr ami Mrs. Jack Teaster, Is conflnct lo his homo wllh the dlphlherln. Mrs. Clifford Khby and Miss I.nuisc Golden visited Miss Johnnie FLsher of Portageville Snlnrday af- leruoon. William ICiniirlc ot Slrele, spent .Sunday here Mrs. Wolf Khoiirlc. Dr. Jim Cnmpljell of Wardell was hen 1 .Saturday evening ulleiul- [^ In huslne.s.1. J. Sllnr/, and daughter, who have uric 01 bireie, spent i vtslling his mother, Head Courier News Want Aus. Admitted to Ihe Dlythevillc ho.-,pltal: Flossie May Johnson, Braijg Cily, Mo.; Donald Stevenson, city; Mary Louise Elkins. city; MLw F-s- lelli 1 Limsford. city. Dlsmlsu'd: Mre. W. J. Tliompson, city. CHICAGO' 1934 WORLDS FAIR ATLANTIC * ™ " /-7~->i —--— . S SHOE SHOP Across the Street From Roxy Theatre High class shoe repairing wllh Hie lalcst type machinery and quality material. Vi'r. Are As Nrar You As Your Telephone Free call for & delivery service PHONE 120 Hargrove - II. B. 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