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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - February 23, 1954, Florence, South CarolinaTuesday morning february 23, 1954 the Florence morning news. Florence s. C. Sage s Hannah s Fra chapter holds regular meetings each month. Here s a shot of the chapter officers at their respective left to right Corlis Hanna reporter Joel k. Jones vice pres ident Joseph Turner president Lugene Gaskins Secretary and Laverne Coward treasurer. E. C. West is advisor. Morning news photos one of the projects of the Hannah Fra chapter is landscaping and beautification of grounds. Here a foursome of future Farmers set out shrubs. Kneeling left to Robert Hanna and Aaron Hicks. Standing left to Joseph Timmons Ross Turner. Culling poultry is another important activity carried out by Hannah Fra members. Shown practising the Art left to Maxie Turner Benjy Mcalister Richard Miles and Joel Keith Jones. This has been proclaimed As Fra week in Honor of the thousands of future Farmer Stu dents Over the nation. Nin farm Section edited by Joe Dabney better Rural housing Kingstree Home praised for work by j. M. Eleazer Extension information specialist. I have told you of the demonstration House the color de folks built Down in Williamsburg county. The plan was for agents to their leading demonstration club women and 4-h ers there for a week to live in and use the things it s really got saw Quality antibiotics so Chick starter has everything it takes to get Chicks off to a Strong fast Start. And every bite is balanced to make it count s. Feed store 186 North Irby Street All your feed needs baby Chicks Florence s. C. Your so feeds dealer that go with a completely modern Home. At the end of their first year s operation Sherman Briscoe from the Washington Extension office came and visited the Home. He was much pleased with what he saw and said. South Carolina seems to be leading the procession to better Rural housing largely As a result of its demonstration House was established a Little Over a year ago near Kingstree with the the help of the general Edu cation since its opening 122 Rural women from Over the state have come with their Home demonstration agents to live in groups of five for a week in the Home. Each one performs different chores each Day so As to get experience in working with the different Home Convent Fra week observed Over area Hannah chapter projects outlined by 3 staff writer. Hannah feb. The sheer volume and Quality of its accomplishments the Hannah High school Fra Chap Ter could probably take a South Carolina cup. The chapter s activities which they Are not fences with familiar. As their state supervisor mrs. Marion Paul says for some of these women it s their first Opportunity to live in a modern Home. And when they return to Shpir Homes they have the desire for the better things hey Learned to appreciate in addition to simple service Able attractive conveniences this Home has its vegetables Flowers and Lawn that All together go to Nake finer living. At the end of 1953 the county agents reported farm Ponds in South Carolina. These covered acres in area and of these were in 1953. Since then the soil conservation service men have been very Busy in practically every county laying off and supervising the building of Lany More. At present Lancaster leads with close to goo Ponds and dryland Stock water holes it is followed by Lexington and Saluda in total num Ber. These Ponds carry varied Poten nals. Fish recreation Stock water and irrigation Are among them. And i m hoping a few of them no the work of future Farmers Over the nation deserve special mention on this National Fra week. Just like other Fra members Over the United states. Hannah s Blue jacketed youths Are vocation Al agricultural students. But to them their vocational agricultural course is no chore. It s a pleasure. E. C. West vocational agriculture instructor Here for the past 14 years admits proudly that he has another Fine group of 32 youngsters this year. They re not contented to study various subjects in the class. They eagerly join in Field trips and in Fra projects that demonstrate the classroom theory. Through participating experiences in the Fra local members have Lea feed How to follow parliamentary procedure to speak in pub Lic and to cooperate with their fellow students in programs for individual and Community better ment. The local chapter has sponsored recreational activities safety campaigns assisted in improving farm Homes held father son banquets and has participated in local fairs a look Over the chapter s pro Gram of work for 1954 gives an indication of the varied and important activities in Progress 1. Full membership participation in All Fra contests. 2. Operation of a chapter pig Chain to improve the production of an adequate meat Supply. 3. Sponsoring a school and farm safety Campaign. 4. Encouraging the improve ment of Home and Home surround Ings by landscaping with plants propagated in the school Nursery. 5. Carrying out cooperative projects such As chapter seed Beds forestry plots Plant Nursery Tim Jer treating vats and chapter operated incubator. 6. Conducting projects to raise funds for chapter needs. 7. Improving the production of general crops by demonstrating the value of hybrid Send Corn Gas fumigation of tobacco Beds soil fumigation for insect control As sisting Farmers in obtaining soil samples and encouragement of proper use of insecticides. 8. Encouraging members to Par he showed a Cut Bis unit production Cost. The Smith Douglass fertilizer representative can help you too. Fertilizer ii the Best tool you pm use to produce a Chapet crop unit. Mien Quality so fertilizer of the right glad and in the right amount reduces uni production by increasing yield and Quality. 1 Worth of so fertilizer results in average increased yield Worth men limn til if you Are using less than recommended Mart fertilizer is your Best Opportunity to Cut production Cost pet Bushel or Pound. Lets a help you More it profit in 34. Snith Doi guis fertilizer Jug Elj let Ltd in Tinam views the news l give Sanctuary to migrating waterfowl. Our Complete conservation pro pram needs that. With millions of Tims and itchy trigger fingers out or them How will the migrating waterfowl otherwise survive they nest in the far Northern places. As blink Winter strikes Devn there they must Fly Smith to feed. And Here for years we have had a veritable Hin Duburg line Forti fied against them. If one ran that Gauntlet safely Down and Back it was indeed fortunate. In late years a few folks like the caddis at Ansonville n.c., have held out the Welcome sign to wild geese and ducks. And with these few Safe stepping stones hese great Birds have at Long last been Able to Start increasing their depleted numbers. And by the Way have you been to the Gaddy Pond yet the thou Sands of geese there will leave on the Light nights of March. So you still have time. It is about 25 Miles above Chesterfield. You go through Wadesboro. Tic Pate in summer camping i Levities. 9. Sponsoring a rat control Campaign. 10. Conducting a chapter Demon stration on tile use of certified seed. Value of Stock key to Success is the South going to be As prosperous in the next generation As it has Boon in this this is a question or. Clarence Poe. Editor and Board chairman of the progressive Farmer a Lead ing agricultural Magazine asks readers in an editorial in the february Issue of the Magazine. Or. Poe one of the South s staunches supporters foresees the South As one of the most prosperous Rural regions in the world Southern Farmers beset by drouth for two successive years ask still another question is it True what they said Abou a coming land of live Stock and pastures can we Rall High degree of farm the South if maintain a Prosperity it looks As though there will be no increase in Cotton and tobacco there is a possibility that we May not maintain the in come we now have from them Poe says it s up to Oom Norn rain cars to increase their livestock values just As was formerly done in crop he continues. Is there any reason Why we should not eventually produce More than our 51.7 per cent of the nation s livestock Dairy and poultry income we have a longer grow no season More rainfall and More available land than other sections have. The South now has 290 million acres of land not being used for Larve Stod crops. A Small part of his is in pasture or in a scientifically handled Timber crop. The remainder offers a Frontier for in creased production of pasture eed crops and Timber. We have Over half America s farm population in the South and be should have a Chance to pro Duce half of America s billions rom livestock Dairy and poultry. Advantage of this Opportunity must be taken now because his Oric base restriction 5 or 10 hence might Stop us and Ravent us from becoming a m eat arming area of Uvo armed farm no balanced crops and live who s got the big Sweet potato Laverne Coward Faa member of Hannah admires one of his prize gilts which he plans to enter into the Fra Yea fat Stock show at Lake City on March 12. Laverne 18, is the son of or. And mrs. R. L. Coward. This is his third year in the Fra. Morning news photo 4-h leaders make plans by a staff correspondent Effingham feb. Florence county 4-h local leaders training meeting was held at Dewey Carter s place near Here recently. Sponsored by the Florence kiwanis club through its agriculture committee the meeting objective was to formulate plans for the betterment of 4-h work throughout the county including kiwanis 4-h club projects. Archie Odom member of. The kiwanis agriculture committee presented his organization s objectives 1. To promote among 4-h Mem Bers the development of Leader ship Good citizenship and better farming practices 2. To promote increased 4-h club attendance at annual Encampment 3. To sponsor a 4-h potato con test local Leader training contest and 4-h rally Day 4. To sponsor the annual award the outstanding adult Leader of Rural youths and 5. To continue support of the South Carolina fat Stock show. Miss Juanila Necly . Home demonstration agent told of the value of a 4-h Leader. She said the Leader is the Backbone of the club in promoting interest enthusiasm ords j. Completion of project rec and achievements. T. Rogers District 4-h agent of Florence remarked that 10 years from now there will to twice As Many boys and girls of 4-h club age. He said local Lead part of my life youth Tel is of Fra work by Laverne Coward Hannah future Farmer member in the past two years Fra work has become a part of my life As Well As what to me is the Best training i receive in school. Have completed two years of vocational Agri culture and i feel that has been responsible for my Success in farming thus far. Since we share crop a Arm. I share crop one acre of tobacco two Aeres of Corn and i Lave three silts of my own for this your. 1 completed the two projects year one acre of Corn and free gilts. I have secured pure Rod gilts for my projects this i car. My improvement projects have lol cd to expand my training in . I have established and improved both permanent and temporary pastures constructed self Brooder for baby Chicks set fruit Trees done landscaping and have Xii Lod farm Bui Dintis. In addition to my production and improvement projects. 1 have completed a Lai re mime v of supplementary farm jobs. They include the following repair maintenance and adjust ment of farm machinery culling hons pruning fruit Trees and Shrub Bery testing soil samples treat ing hogs for diseases and parasites mixing feed and controlling insects in Field and Gard i crops. My classroom training a been converted into practical jobs on farm. This training has helped me to so Lect maintain and our electrical equipment such As Power saws drills joiners welders and motors. I Learned to draw up building plans for construction of Hunti building on farm. I Power Spray and nit ached it my tractor to control insects on Cotton and tobacco. To Ai we would be served we make real estate Loans the installation of that new water system and bathroom facilities see us for your requirements National finance corp. 212 North Dai ran Street Donl 7153 distinguished character our service win the approval of minded people. Our personal attendance on to Cecial requirements measures up to what our reputation has led to expect. Our wide Choice of Craf Onota prices inn needs or wishes All families funeral Home St Vics phone s7si Florence our Home Orchard and Home ground have been left to my Moth a and me. We have in our Orchard five acres of Pecan peach and Pear Trees. Therefore must be trained now to care for the expanding youth population. The group elected h. S. Ander son As president mrs. Marion wig gins vice president mrs. Herbert Morris Secretary and mrs. W. L. Damp treasurer. J. W. My Leisdon county agent presided earlier. Among the other leaders present were Arthur Hill Cartersville Dale Mcgee w. L. Gamp mrs. Anne Mcleod Kelley mrs. John Mcleod or. And mrs. Wade langs ton Hubert Witherspoon All of Glenwood or. And mrs. E. C. Anderson Timmonsville c. C. Cooper and Squire Eaddy. Hannah mrs. T. Cause mrs. Winesette and or. And mrs. Rembert Godwin All of co Ward. Members of the kiwanis agriculture committee present were bub Dargan chairman Frank Nolan Board member Frank Brand Secretary or. Earl Jones Frank Pierce Lucius Tyler Tom Hunter Alex Quattlebaum j. W. Swink a. E. Creamer Archie Odom. Tom Barringer. C. Dexter Powers and Frank Rogers Kiwi is club Secretary. Mrs. Frances Parnell new assistant Home demonstration agent for Florence county was introduced. Other Extension workers pres ent were miss Curtys Ballentine District Home demonstration agent miss Jessica Dantzler and miss Vela Smith Home demonstration agents. Three Junior 4-h local leaders outstanding club members who were guests of the Kiwan ians were miss Janice Mckay and Mary Alma gee of Timmonsville and miss Edith Mae Godwin of co Ward. Exhibit scheduled Rock Hill. Feb. 20 Nineteen paintings of Birds of America by Roger tory Peterson will be exhibited in the Winthrop College Library during the month of March the display is part of the Audubon Art tour exhibitions which Compro Mise original paintings by fore most ornithological artists. Tobacco thrives on soil treated with Niagara soil fume stops nematode damage soil fumigation with Niagara soil fume is helping growers of tobacco vegetables and other Field crops to greater profits through controlling Nema Todes and other soil pests. These insects prey on the roots of plants and seriously limit yields. Soil fume contains the effective agent ethylene dibromide. Just treat the soil before planting. Consult your Supply dealer for details. Or for a descriptive folder. 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