Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 18, 1952 · Page 25
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April 18, 1952

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 25

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NOUTHWIST ARKANSAS T1MIS, F«ytH«v!ll«, Arkomai, rrMery, April 1«, 1»S2 59 Home Demonstration Clubs In County Oak Grove Is Winner In With Membership Of 1,376 Active Women Improvement Program · By MARGARET H. BROWNFIELI) Home Demonstration Agent) At the present time there are 51) home : demonstration clubs In .Washington County. There is a membership or 1,376 in these groups. The largest club is at Oak Grove,.with 57 members. The hpme demonstration club women's creed expresses the pur- · pose of home demonstration club work. It is as follows: "I believe In the open country and the rural life in the country. I believe that . through working together in a group we can enlarge the opportunities and enrich the life of the rural people. I believe that the greatest force that molds character comes from the home and I pledge myself to create a home which is morally wholesome, · spiritually satisfying, and physically healthful and convenient; 1 believe in my own work, as a homemaker and accept . the re, sponsibilities it offers to be helpful to others and to create a more contented family and community life, so that in the end farm l i f e will 'be most satisfying." Washington County has had some demonstration club work for 36 years. Older club members can see, they will tell you, not only progress, but change as well. Per- haps one ot the biggest and most outstanding results has been the growth of leadership. There is a wealth of officer, and leader material in home demonstration clubs, as is evidenced by the conduct of their meetings and their well planned programs. Clubs arc for the most part responsible for following through suggested programs which are planned by a committee of club women. Topics included in the yearbook this year are: better citizenship, better buymanship, home improvement, landscaping, better health, and community improvement. Social Values Included Inaddition to the study phase of home demonstration club work, the social values are not overlooked. Each Kroup usually includes some recreation at its meeting. Participation in community improvement projects, the County Fair, and the worthwhile drives such as Red Cross, American Cancer, March of Dimes, and T. B. Seals are also a part of club work. Recently some sewing has been done for Washington County welfare work, and donations were made for the tornado territories. Many clubs serve families of their i own communities in time of need. The clubs do many worthwhile things. For example, each year they collect as a Kroup donalions for the Arkansas Crippled Children's Home food, clothing, toys, household linens. Since they pack their contributions for shipping and take it to a collection place, it is impossible to keep an accurate} list. Nevertheless, they literally' ship loads. In addition, many of the groups sponsor a club or group project each year. Some assume · the responsibility (or caring for the cemeteries, others the upkeep of the community building, still others sponsor 4-H and community improvement programs and regular community nights, and several clubs sponsor community libraries. Clubs around Springdale have made fine contributions to the Springdale Memorial Hospital. A number' of clubs in the county do volunteer work at the Veterans Hospital. A c o u n t y-wide membership drive is being conducted at the present time with Mrs. R. B. Max- I w e l l , . .County Vice-Presidnnt, in] charge of the drive. The County i Council will welcome new clubs' and new members to the 59 clubs! now active in the County Home] Demonstration Club Council. System Of Assigning Camp Duties Proves Popular The County Camp is one of the group captains for each group, main events of J.he year for 4-H Then the older and younger camp- Club members. The camp IK held at Devil's Den state park in July, from Wednesday morning until Friday noon. Camp time includes swimming, hiking, nature study, handicrafts, a n d educational demonstrations. The Washington County 4-H Clubs have found a system ot assigning camp duties that is effective and easy to enforce. The 4-H Club campers like the system because they only have to serve once during the camp period. After the club members register, they are assigned to groups. The number of groups depends upon pers are equally distributed among the groups. There were 172 4-H Club members at the Washington County camp last year, so the six groups were large. Each group is assigned duties after the meal prereding the one they are to serve. Part of the group comes before the meal to help in the food preparation. The remainder of the group stays after the meal to clear the mess hall. Camp duties include: Helping in food preparation, serving the food at meal lime, supervising cleaning of trays and disposal of garbage, washing dishes, sweeping iiuiiiuci UL KH'ujjt) uuptjiiuh upun uage, wasning cusnes, sweeping the number of meals to be served ! floors, w i p i n g ' o f f the tables, and during the camp period. Two old- cleaning around the mess hall, er campers are designated as A safely precaution that is taken by 4-H Club irfcmbers is' the "buddy" system that is used | during the swimming period. Each 4-H'cr is ^assigned a partner or '"buddy." He is given a tag with his name and his buddy's name on if. This tag is worn at all times. When the swimming period begins, the tags are turned over to adult leaders who keep them while the club members are pwirn- At 35 minute intervals the life ming. No one is allowed to swim until his tag has been turned in. guard blows a whistle as a signal for club members to find their buddies. The leaders check to sec if every club member has located his buddy before they are allowed to swim again. This prevents the youngsters from straying loo far from the group. n OAlUROVf. Sun Frnnriscn - l/fl 'rim!, rrimp'xrr nf ; ;l hits .is "The '·Ilo*' 1 MririV honi 1 · w i t h his · nrsr-Afnrrir;in Officers of.Uic Oak Grove Rural Community Improvement Program nre ^hown nbovo stnndinj; hcpidc ;t ne-.v r h n prr'nrrd mid crertH i hy the rnmniKnily. Ellis Cooper, liarl Kclhci'luu and airs. Ernest llolcomb are in the pk'ttyc. I The Oak Grnvc c o m m u n i t y , ! m o n t h , \vith ench ffroirp hi charge Prize Buio Added To Herd Production And Marketing Administration Says Conservation Program Records Hit New Highs Modern Farm Home oncK-venocrca nonic tfiiown aoove ueiOtifes* to Mr. and Mrs. Virpil Swopes, Route fi, Fayelteville, in the Savoy rfmimuniiy. It has been built about t\vo years, the Swopos doing: the planning snri nupcrvising of Ihe ronstrnrtion. It consists of six rooms and balh, · utility room and a scrcencd-in back porch. Congratulations to rhe steady progress of Northwest Arkansas Farmers, Homemakers and Rural Youth. If you want to buy or sell Farm Real Estate, see, write or calf DALE KILL1AN, Representative United Farm Agency, or MRS. DALE KILLIAN, Salesman. United Farm Agency FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. Phone 1858-R (2'/2 miles North of Fayetteville City Square on 71 an'd 62.) ' Farmers co-operating in the 1951 PMA agricultural conservation program did the besl job nf soil consen*ation work in the history o£ Washington Connly, E. M. Colcman, Washington Counly administrator of Production .and Marketing Administration, said this week. Through a prior approval system, more attention was Riven lo individual planning and Ihis resulted in belter quality conservation. f The following- figures released by the local PMV\ office show the extent of hp. approved practices: More t h a n 12,000 acres of permanent pastures established or improved by being seeded to 227,000 pounds of adapted grass and legume seed. This represents nn increase of 20 jicr cenl over t h e . previous marks, with much ot it! rcpresenled by new acreage. Four million pounds of 20 per cent superphosphate was applied lo 18,0(10 acres, and 214,000 pounds of 50 per cenl polash was applied to 10,000 acres. Since many farmers used complete fertilizers, a large acreage also received in ap- plicalion o£ nitrogen. Over 12,000 tons of limestone was applied to 7,000 acres, giving an increase of 200 per rent over IJlnfl. Through the combined e f f o r t s ! of ACP and SCS programs, f a r m -- j ers were encouraged to construct 119 ponds, m a k i n g it possible t o ; utilize thousands of acres of permanent pasture.. The ponds nverngcd 1,1-17 cubic yards per pond. All farms on which ponds were approved for conservation assistance were rcrj'iircd to show a need for a d d i t i o n a l stock water before approval, and every pond was p l a n n e d on the farm prior lo j construction and specifications' were checked later. Technical assistance was furnished by SCS. There were Hfi.OOO square f»ot of p e r m a n e n t rod waterways established, and 34,000 feet of terraces constructed. In arid it ion tn permanent pasture, r»5,()(W pounds of a n n u a l les- pcde/.a was seeded on 5,000 acre? to serve as supplemental pasture, and 1.700 acres (if land was seeded to volch and crimson clover for additional f a l l and w i n t e r pasture, which last year lonk top honors jn , uf one of the M?s«:kms. Mci'tings i Springdale Fire Department. Washington county in Ihc Arkansas Rural Community Improvement Program, is planning even more improvements Ihis year. The folks oul there have their eyes on ' winning state honors. j Ellis Cooper is president of the i with Earl Nethcrlon vice prcsi- : denl and Mrs. Ernest llolcomb roc- | rotary. The community has been divided into groups, with each J group lo work out an improve( mcnt program. The )-H leaders j arc Mr. and Mrs. Boy A r t h u r ; [ the Farm Bureau leaders are Joe j Dickerson, Ernest Holcomb and : Fred Bohannon, and the Home! Demonstralion Cluu group is led by.Mrs. Vernon Weathers. Programs are held once ire he* at (he church or at t h e ' R U f J o l f F r i f T l l Wed; school, and each Rroup crts a «oal. | . . The Homp Demonstration Club. · j for example has its goal f i x i n g u p ! ' a park at the church. More rrrre- ation In t h e f a r m i n g c o m m u n i t y ! ; j also is n goal. I , | Last year six delegate?; from the ! a n f ) ; Oak Grove area a t t f i u l e d the meeting at M U l e Ilnck where ! a w a r d s were made. Mrj;. Karl ! Nelherton. Mr?. J. R. Hirkorson, : ! Mr*. A. T,. Person. Mr?. R u t h C l i f l j I anrl Mr. and Mrs. Unlromh went : to the capital nty fnr the event, j 107 Families I n c l u d e d i The firs i mrelmc »( the im- pruvcmenl procrnm wa; held ! March 29, 10S1. w i t h -15 person* ' a i t c ' n d i n c . The program limk in j 107 familir-R. and the fnllrm i projects were accnniplished-- i The m a i n road from Spring' In Kim Springs was improved, n a t u r a l gas was i n s t a l l e d at the j c h i n rh. and mail boxes wci tciinted and names placed or . them. j On the nuid program, the com- ; I m i i n i t y served d i n n e r t" m"r? . i t h a n 200 persons frnm Kayette- . j I'ille, Sprincdale and Oak Gmve, \ | a n d w i t h i b i s a n d other p r o j e c t s ' ' raised S970 which helnod to pay ; " f n r grading a n d nraveUng, w i t h : whirl) County .ludge Will C a r t e r ; helped. The gas line was extended from i fbe main road to the church. distance cif nnfl-fnurth of n mile, w i t h f u n d s raised hy d i f f e r e n t activities. The larger pipe, installed al;;o helper! the school, hy nrovid- infi more pressure for healing and i cnokins there. i A d i n i n g room at the school alsn j was b u i l t . j . The community has a community Sunday School with average Sunday a t t e n d a n c e of 45, and j church services are held regularly. I Organizations in the community I n c l u d e 4-H Club. Parent-Teach- I ers Association. Future Farmers of ; America, F.H.A., and Home Demonstration Club. A program of landscape cnn- ( struct inn was carried n u t . and j every home 'made plantings. The ; (·'immunity also helped set up a ! Springdale m a r k e t and helped j raise f u n d s for a f i r e t r u c k for the ! u rt n ! f iq'H rip- Kins" Lin/. · " The bride, secretary to Friml for J ! year;, wore a hlgh-eoU»r«d, broradpr] whit** gatin Chinese ! clrrr.r- at the ceremony in the Stats . .Supr"mn Court chambers, frjmi, K;1V ' ! his a R e " * 7 ' wor .* 5 c l n t h r a - AdrrrtUe In lh« TIMES--II pin. LOOK «t fnctsc feaf . . . they,add up durability, roal com fort «nd Gjrfro fioun of hird w»*r. In Lion Brand you'll find hon«t wear in eviry pair. ;/fal and Rrccn manure or cover crnp. Tlie following figures were! uivcn on the cstnbiishinK of '· permanent pasture seeding and | sodding 1051: | Bermucb Grass sodt^ed, 7R ncrc?-; i Fescue, 32,]!J3 i)ounds; Orch.'irci 1 Grass, 84,127; Rodton, 4.0I17; : Timolh'y. .1,067; Byogrnss, 2!).(i75;J Alsikc Clover, 084; I.nrlino a n d : White Clover, 8,503; Red Clover, 15,004; Scricca J.csoedivii. ':iCT7; Crimson Clover, 2,022; Hop Clover, 074; A n n u a l I,cspedc/.:i. lil). pounds, jnakin(, r u total seeding 220.CS4 pounds. 4V? Urn purrtoTd l).v i:wiiiR ,! from Herbert Thomas to add to the KiviT Kid;'r Farm An;;iis lic-nl on piiFlurc west, of Fayelteville. The a:iim:ii WT; reserve c h a m p i i m of the A r k a n s a s - O k l a h o m a Fair in HI5II, f : . - , i i d was ho'.n'.ht liy 'I'liran.-ts frrtm Rosemrre K a r m s at the ace o( nine innnll'.s for S'J,(IO(I. Jackson stands at one side of his acquisition. Dickies Work Clothes Wolverine Western Gloves Jeans £ Men and Women Straw Hats We Welcome and Appreciate Our Farm Friends. Come in and See Us at the THE S.GN Of 19 NORTH BLOCK ST. PHONE 35 .'.)$ « Paul Midiaelis, above, looks n^er /£:.;;£ ; a few nf the Tolled Herefnrds on k^.f^" · his brother's f a r m het'.vcon Fay;^\%i '. ctleville and SprinRdaie on H i R h *H% 1 way 71. The b r o t h e r , F,lo i Michnclis. rnovcii bore from \Vin! K-''te. Texas, with his entire herd. I of roKir.lrrcd bulls. Loft, two bulls ' are *hov/n shortly a f t o r their ar- r i v a l by t r u c k . I and Sprii'-irdale. 1 A l r e a d y 120 head of stork hn 1 .. . j hern shipped hero from Vi'jn^atr- and a j f- K i a z i n i ; "n ihe 4 ) f t ~ ; i l e j f a r m . Thu owner's brother, Paul 1 ' Michaelis, spent considerable l i m e j heie e s t a b l i s h i n g t h e herd and i d i r e c t i n g operalinns nn t h e f a r m , j N'-xl f n l l 2hn .-icrr-s n( ihe l a n d , : v / i l i lie p l n n i c d to i m p r n \ c 4 p ; i s - ' : t n i f . A l r e ; t r l y fiO't ton-; of n a ' i ' . e ' l i i i i " h a v e hf'fM a p p l i e d t n t h e ; l a n d , and ferlili/.er w i l l be a p p l i e d h"ff»ro (lie nrw pastures are p l a n t ed in the f,.!l. A i unn ;f n i h r r i M i i n n v o m c i i t - - on In- f : i r m , f n r r n e r ! ' . ' oy/ncd h\ VWbstinghouse Be free of ALL defrosting work and mess! Get a \\foting ousc ··:·'· - '·"· --'^i»^^S^^iifei^S|^ · :;;\v"K;;,;;;;;:;;,' M,;,TM,;^ ·,; ;,". Texas Caflleman Moves Herd 01 Regisiered ^r*X?X£^ ·;. 3 .-ini'l: pi.nil. 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