Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on March 22, 1952 · Page 8
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March 22, 1952

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 8

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'ARM AND HOME NEWS tod For Increased Acreage Of Improved Pasture Slid Especially Urgenl ln'» . Washington C o u n t y farmers Mvt always needed more acreage 9f Improved pasture, but thii year the need is especially . urgent. ^ Chief - reason for . this' urgency, is explained today by County Aftnt Carl Rose, is that the lUp- jMjr of feed grain concentrates is .Oowiv Ms., year.. This probably jlHsaris.?hjghr grain prices, more ' · '3'b'farmeri:'ean reduce feeding 4wU-- and pps«lbl.v .increase milk .·Deduction-- by making It pos- Xfflbl* for-. the dairy. herd to got a 6)f her ' percentage of total feed nutrients Imm good pasture. vJ : How high : can this percentage -·? It can be as high as 50' to 59 'per cent of, a cdwjs total nutritive Requirements,, according to nose. 1M h»«*s this estimate on n.pas- %ri system that Includes annual ·LAN TO BUILD · BM Our Material. · O*t Out Pile**. Try Our .Bnrin. DYKE LUMIER CO. MOORE'S F U N F R A L CHAPEL HEAVY MIXED ARKANSAS trailer Hatih.ry lespedeza, Sudan-grass, a psrma- "nent pasture mixture, and winter 'small, grains", -.'' . ' , . , ' . . - ' A number of Washington'Coun- ty dairymen have obtained, an extra two to four pounds of milk » day, from each cow,' after putting-animals on succulent pasture Hose said. Among-those farmers getting higher production arc H, 0. Porter, H. B. Pond, R. B Crouch, L. D. Grlecom, and. David Honson, . . - · ' · · ' ' 'These farmers will agree that Improved pasture Is the best investment a dairy"farmer can make this year, Hose added.. . · The' county agent, emphasized that plans" should be made now to have cxira grazing for the hot summer months.' He. suggested having- one-half acre 'of lespedeza and one-fourth' acre · of Sudan grass per cow for summer grazing. Some farmers .probably have permanent pasture .that, isn't doing too well. These pasturos can be put back to work by fertilizing and reseeding the right plants. WEEKLY BROILER REVIEW Northwest area: .Tone of. market has been^yeak for the week ending on Thursday, March 20. Price trends dqwn due 16 the light .demand and -liberal offerings, Price at close two to one .cents Jowcr, . - - . . . - ' Batenville Floral' .urea,. market barely steady to weak, close barely slody for week cridlrijj March, 20. Offerings in excess of good demand. Prices ,nt close one-half cent to one cent lower. · BOWL FOR PLEASURE Bentdn Bowling Lanes--Adv. ·: GALLON Vanilli Ice Cream 64c Holland Irt* Udwr Plant I WHQ FIXES RADIOS? We've Been Serving You 20 Yean SMITH RADIO SHOP L S C H L I G H T M A N ' S BROILER-BRED CHICKS NEW HAMPI-VANTREII CROSS MlAWARt HAMF CROSS EiliilUi» Over 21 Yiars Track tMlTtitei to Many Locilillw SOttKHIKAH HAKHERY U.S. APPROVED ' PUUORUM CHAN j~ Phoni 347-211 I For Prices And . | Delltery Dates BOX B, APPLETOH CITY. MO. TREAT THE FAMILY TO A DRIVE-IN * * MOVIE TONIGHT * * Tonitt 7:00-9:21 Al«o: Sporti and Color Cartoon Midnife Show 12:02 A Monster Cr«ot«d by Man "Were Wolf of London" STARRING VALLORIE HOBSON Starts Sunday --3 Doy$ Only Dr, J. H, Gilner To Attend Meeting H Animal Experts Dr. J, H, Gainer, assistant professor of veterinary science, will represent the Arkansas Agricultural' Experiment Station as research men .from 13 southern states convene at Auburn, Ala., April 3 and 4. Alabama .Polytechnic' Institute will'be host to this'annual meeting of animal disease . research workers, who will' review progress made during the past year In combating animal diseases. Some. 25 papers will be presented, many, of them dealing with animal diseases transmissible to man. , Expected to attend are scientists. from state experiment stations, the USDA Bureau of Animal Industry, and state and federal public health services. . .Officers of. the animal disease researchers group are: Dr. F. Ei Hull, University of Kentucky, president; Dr. W. E. Oglesby, Louisiana State University, vice- president; and Dr. Wilson B. Bell, Virginia. Polytechnic Institute, secretary-treasurer. States to be represented are:, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Ala- b i ma', . Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Arkansas, and Virginia, Northwest Arkansas Farming By John 1. Smith One of our local feed dealers recently .visited 'the Delmarva poultry producing section to observe ,the conditions ot its poultry industry. That section is greatly worried with certain downward trends, :and the news items brought from there clearly bear this out. Our own Northwest Ar- kaniin broiler area it now clearly ahead-of both ot the two Eastern areas in quality production, and thus, 'the Important question is will we continue to do a better job? , ' 1 What conditions, according to them news items, have caused poor quality production 7 Apparently they are: l.-Loss ot independence of the individual grower. In increasing production beyond hi? financial ability he became too dependent upon the feed dealer or financier an*, thui, : he became a hired hind, a tenant working under some kind of guarantee, or at best a profit sharing producer. No criticism' is .here intended toward either the "feed dealers, financiers, or farmer producers nor was any Intended in the news Items' 1 from these Eastern papers. It wns then and Is now being pointed out merely as a result of one's expanding beyond his ability, experience, and means. 2. Ovcf-crowdirtg of chickens. The Eastern sections have gone under the minimum o f . eight- tenths of a square foot per bird In winter and onc j ..full--square foot per bird in slimmer. This overcrowding has resulted in on increase in diseases. Incidentally disease problems multiply in all forms of congestion. Our apple Industry fell victim to that principal. It- was suggested- that not only were the birds congested in individual houses but that there might be. a general congestion within the whole territory. 3. General poor management expressed In lack ef sanitation, poorly constructed houses, poor ventilation, and poor attention to growing chickens was given as another cause of the sickness of thiir Industry. The saving of the industry foi those people is a problem for their agricultural leaders which they are -attacking vigorously. The problem for us In Northwest Arkansas Is to profit by their mistakes and to begin correcting our own defects before any general Illness occurs. We too have some overcrowding of chicks, some preventable diseases, some poor damp houses and some growers who arc expanding faster than they have acquired experience and. capital We too have in some degree every defect mentioned as plaguing the Eastern sections. But we have nol yet reached the same crisis In these factors whioh they have reached. Then, too, we have some advantages. We have more space and more air drainage; we arc closer to the feed sources and closer to the markets (New York and'adjoining cities exccptcd). I cannot entirely agree with some producers nnd promoters that if one is to produce broilers he must produce broilers alone. 1 believe that might be one of the troubles In the F,ast. Some broiler producers hart no other project to carry them through « price hrcnk. This threw them back, upon some kind of "profit sharing" or "(tuarantee" program which resulted In more general carelessness. Independence of the grower! Is Important. While an independent broiler pro«ram must be lane enouih to he profitable It must not. be over-large. A beef Buttle program which requires ht tout, (mount of perconal at- ttntlni mike* t fond nipple- Springdale Women Toil To Provide New Hospital With Full Supply Of Linen By May Opening Date A group of women at the Women's Civic Club rooms fold cut garments into bundles t o . be taken homo and sewed by other volunteers. From left to right are Mrs. Rosie Tabor, Mrs. Betty Searcy, Mrs, W. H. Needham, and Mrs. C. T.' Marshall. (Hoy's Photoshop). By BILLIE JINKS Sprlngdale-(Specia))-Evor stop to thing about how many sheets it takes to change the beds in a 35- bed hospital? Count the bottom sheet, draw sheet and cover sheet and multiply your answer by 35. Now add the 105 soiled sheets to the 105 fresh sheets and see if you don't get 210 for only one change o f b e d linen. . . . This figure rcspcsents only sheets. A hospital needs much other linen in addition. There are at least 1,800 gowns in three sizes needed for (his size hospital besides the surgical linen and others. When all these types of linen are added up you begin to imagine the immensity ot the stack needed by a hospital. But In complicate matters, try to imagine how much of this linen is needed by a hospital in a town which has no laundry. Now you sec why the women of Springdale and its outlying communities arc sewing so diligently for the Springdale Memorial Hospital. The sowing actually got under way first when the Monitor Home Demonstration Club foresaw the coming need of the hospital and adopted as a club project the labor and materials which went into the making of three dozen pillows. Now that the sewing of the hospital linen has become organized, the Monitor Club and other organizations are cooperating in the work.- Miss Eva Atwood, a registered nurse who has spent 45 years. in hospital wo'rk, is -the chairman for the sewing. The hospital board made a wise selection when they named Miss-Atwood to' this position,' for no one could realize more clearly the necessity for plenty of linen in a . hospital, especially since Miss Atwood has served as an Army nurse with "overseas duty. The Woman's Civic Club offered, the use of its club rooms in the Public Library as a central meeting place in which to cut the garments which later could be sewed there or taken into individual homes to be finished. A delay in obtaining the material halted the project until three weeks ago. Since that time, with women working at the club rooms on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons, and with many others working on the project in their homes, Miss Atwood thinks the sewing is about .one-third completed. Many other women could -be used in the project, and would be welcome either to help with the cutting o f . the garments at the library or to take a portion of the cut garments to their homes to complete. Much ot the sewing is being done by the following clubs and other organizations as a project: The Friendly Neighbors Club, Elm Springs H o m e Demonstration Club, V.F.W. Auxiliary, Springdale High School Home Economics Department, Caudle Avenue Baptist Church, Monitor Home Demonstration Club, Rcbekah Lodge, Oak Grove Home Demonstration Club; Apple Blossom Club, Friendship Club, Springdale Creek Club, Silent Grove Home .Demonstration Club, Sonora Home Demonstration Club, Home Loves Club and the Victory Home Demonstration club. At least 30 women working independently of the organizations arc sewing in their homes in addition to those who work at the cutting center on the sewing. One man has proved 1 a .great asset to the.hospital sewing'proj- ect. He is Herb Hamby, formerly of Fayetteville. His many years experience in a garment factory plus his recent retirement mad« him available as the precision cutter for surgical linen. Mr. and Mrs. Hamby work together in their/home on the cutting and sewing. · . Although, the group which helps with the cutting at the club rooms varies, from day to day, a few faithful ones are there every day. Three of these are women who are more than 80 years old. There 'is working space' for many more than arc now taking part in the project. Miss Atwood is already looking forward to the day when the sewing will be completed. In fact, she has thought of an idea by which the women who have helped with the sewing may 1 have a chance to sec the new hospital upon its completion and at the same time be of .further aid to the. project. She plans to have an all-day meeting with a basket dinner at the hospital and invite all" those who helped in the project to' come to the hospital and spend the day marking the linen and. placing it on the shelves.' On that day, perhaps, everyone will have a chance to meet everyone else, who worked on the project. It is expected that the Springdale Memorial Hospital will bo opened in May. If it opens on May 12,. National Hospital.-Day, that leaves less than two months to complete the sewing project. Asked if she thought the sewing would bo completed by that lime, Miss Atwood replied firmly, "I know it will be." mental program to broilers. There are plenty of others. The two- acre broiler farm docs ' not give room for other programs and can not use its best by-product-manure, The feed dealers, hatcherymcn, producers, and agricultural loaders should all nvjiri finding fault with others and work together to prevent any similar illness in the Northwest Arkansas poultry in- dustry. Award Winners To Appear In Showing Three Academy award winners, announced Thursday night, will appear at the Ozark Theater starting March 30 in "A Streetcar Named Desire," Manager I.oris Stanton said today. Vivien Leigh TONITE 7-9 P.M. won the best actress award, and best supporting- roles judged best for the year just passed went to Karl Maiden and Kim Hunter. Prairie Grove The'Federated Club met Wednesday, at' the.hqme of Mrs. J. W. Webb, with Mrs. 1. S. Harlan presiding. .The members contributr.1 $2 toward a fireworks display at tht Vetoarns Hospital, 2nd $2.50 16 the Red Cross. Mrs. C. E. Fenimore. was elected a delegate to the state convention at Little Rock April. 7r9. Mrs. E . L . Romans of Fayetteville, president of the Fort Smith district. · was a g u e s t speaker. Mrs. S. O. Patty was enrolled as- a new member. Mrs. Ma'ttle McCormick and Mrs. Walter Lark .served refrehsments. Mr. and Mrs! S. -A: Conklin went to El. Dorado Friday to visit their son. They, plan to move .to El Dorado later. · LI. A. D. Glidewell of Fort Sill, Okla., is spending .a few days with his mother, Mrs. Zula Glidewell. A -church supper, followed by a congregational meeting, was held at the Presbyterian Church Wednesday night. The budget for the church year, which begins in April, was presented by Donale! Parks, church treasurer. Plans and estimates for a' new educational building were discussed." Mies Florence Hill,' who has been a patient at .the Eilzabeth Hospital for 10 days, has been re- turo«d-to .her ,hom* .---. The Women's Society of Chrii- tian Service -ofi :the Methddiit Church met.Thursday at th« new home of Mr. arid Mr§.. E. W. Baugh. Mre:'R.'-E. Fyeitt led the devotional;, and Mrs. Frank Garrett, Mrs. j. A. Geiser .and Mrs. T. P.. Harrison discusrtd "rural Work." All officer! were ^'reelected, with .Mrs.' Porter Pittman as president' Mrs. Frank Rigga:i and Mrs. Cecil Bowling; assisted in serving. _ ' . ' . . Used by thousand! In reducing liets--Juhge's Roman Meal bread. 11-19-tf Ke«, up with Ui» ttmaa--read the TIMES dillr. ' CONCRETE BLOCK 0*t IONMX Frem DYKE LUMBER CO. 309 St. Charles EVERYTHING · ·'*· .-.··. ' . PIUMBINO and SUPPLIES FAYETTEVILLE IRON and METAL CO. GOVERNMENT AVE. DANCE To The Music of WESLEY RAMSEY and Hit Rhythni Wranglers Every Saturday Night a to 12 i' Legion Hut Lincoln, Ark. All 3 in 1 GREAT PICTURE! ' . v ^»' * \ -I*..'.''-' March 30th AUYAraiXB---·--·«_| PR'CES! [02ARK | NO ADVANCE; IN SILVER CITY"' "nond O'Brien -Tedirmolor FIRST IN THE,APOLLO AND THEN ON SUN. 2-6-8--MON-TUES 2:30-7:30 ...Thisoway for laughs-with the $100 a Month Cowboy Who Hit Fame and Fortune in Hollywood! ·nd Ptt« Smith -- Cartoon -- Air Moil Noyra Go to CHURCH Som.whtre SUNDAY · NOW « Why do G.l.'i Marry Jap Girls? FAMILY ...in a brand new SPRING TONIC OF IUM and AIMER "PARTNERS IN TIME" · LAST TIMES TONIGHT MARION MANDO "VIVA ZAPATA" \ t:

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