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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 September 1947

Virginia Farmers Are Entitled to Parity Vol. 6, No. 9 Holsinger Not To Seek Re-election As President Annual Convention At Richmond Nov. 12-13 O'Neal Tops Program For Session Members of the VFBF will meet in Richmond on Wednesday and Thursday, November 12 and 13, for the 1947 annual state convention. President Edward A. O'Neal, of the AFBF, will speak at the annual banquet on Wednesday night. Other speakers tentatively scheduled are Senator A. Willis Robertson ; Congressman Porter Hardy, Jr., of the Second District; R. G. Arnold, Southern Regional Director of Organization of the AFBF; Dr. W. T. Sanger, President, Medical College of Virginia; W. R. Ogg, of the Washington Office of the AFBF; and Earl French, national marketing director for the Atlantic Commission Company. To Hear Membership Reports The meeting will open on Wednesday at 10 A. M. with recognition of the leaders of counties which achieved their 1946 membership goal and those counties which at the time of the convention ha...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 September 1947

2 The Virginia Farm Bureau News "Equality for Agriculture 99 Is published monthly by The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, Inc., at Richmond, Virginia. Subscription 60c per year, included in membership dues. Entered as sec-ond-class matter February 17, 1941, at the post office at Richmond, Virginia, under the Act of March 3, 1879. Editorial and Business Offices, 208 Broad-Grace Arcade, Richmond 19, Virginia. Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Officers G. F. Holsinger, president Harrisonburg, Va. Howard S. Zigler, vice-president Timberville, Va. C. V. Smith, treasurer Harrisonburg, Va. M. A. Hubbard, executive secretary Harrisonburg, Va. Cleta Jo Ruebush, office secretary Harrisonburg, Va. T. E. Starnes, organization director Pearisburg, Va. H. G. Blalock, organization director for Eastern Virginia Baskerville, Va. Robert A. Wilson, director of information Richmond, Va. County Farm Bureau Presidents Accomac —Otho H, Wilkerson, New Church, Va. Albemarle —M. Y. Sutherland, North Garden, Va...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 September 1947

September, 1947 News of The Associated Women Woman's Editor: Catherine P. DeShazo Presidents Mrs. Herman Gordon Secretary: Mrs. C. N. DeShazo Vice-President: Mrs. S. A. Ozlin Treasurer: Mrs. A. D. Hart Executive Board Lays Plans For Convention In Fall The executive Board of the AWVFBF met in Richmond last month to begin, plans for the Annual Convention program to be held in Richmond Hotel November 13 and 14. Mrs. Frances Gordon, State President, presided and M. A. Hubbard, Executive Secretary of the VFBF, served as adviser. Plans include a round table discussion of such vital points as health, education, welfare and rural youth. Leaders in these fields will open the discussions and the delegates and members will have adequate time for discussion of any points and a clear picture of legislative measures will be presented for consideration. Local Music Contest On Tuesday night preceding the formal opening of the Convention the women will hold a state runoff of the local musical contes...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 September 1947

4 B Jflr :-jKj^^^^<<^:::. ; JHji Graves Heads Conference Board The Agricultural Conference Board of Virginia meeting in connection with the opening on the Virginia Tech campus of the 14th Institute of Rural Affairs, elected Robert S. Graves of Syria president to succeed C. Purcell McCue of Greenwood. Other officers elected were Dr. C. E. Myers, of Studley, vicepresident and David E. Shank of Harrisonburg, treasurer. The election of officers followed election of a new nine-man executive committee in an afternoon business session of the board. Named to the committee as representatives of farm cooperatives were Myers, Southern States Cooperative; Shank, Valley of Virginia Milk Producers' Association; and W. L. Kirby of Richmond, Producers Cooperative Exchange. Members elected to represent general farm organizations on the executive committee were Dr. P. D, Sanders, of Richmond, Virginia State Grange; A. Gordon Willis of Culpeper, Virginia Farm Bureau Federation; a...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 September 1947

September, 1947 Kirkpatrick (Continued from page 2) nace using a preheated air blast, (2) preferential oxidation of the elemental phosphorus vapor in the bases, (3) reaction of the resultant poOr> with water to form phosphoric acid, and (4) mixing the acid with pulverized phosphate rock to produce a highly concentrated superphosphate. (14) The fertilizer industry questions the soundness of Mobile, Ala., as the site for the proposed experimental blast furnace fertilizer plant. Congress, on three separate occasions. made appropriations for the Mobile plant on TVA recommendations. These recommendations were, of course, based on careful investigation of all problems of plant location, both in of raw material supplv and in terms of distribution of the product in the Middle West. These TVA studies indicate that ATnh'lf is an ideal location for the blast furnace development because: 1. After its experimental period of TVA operation has been completed it will be well located for ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 September 1947

6 VFBF Directors Vote to Join Va. Food Council Members of the Board of Directors of the VFBF at the quarterly meeting in Richmond, August 14, heard reports from the directors of the organization, the president, the executive secretary, and the treasurer. In addition, they made several appointments. The directors authorized the president and the secretary to attend the Presidents' and Secretaries' conference in Tennessee next month. In addition they voted to employ an economist to attend the meeting in conjunction with the president and secretary. This meeting will he concerned with the question of the future position of the Farm Bureau in Parity Legislation. Plan Training School It was voted to join the Virginia Food Council and Mr. Hubhard was named the Farm Bureau representative to this council. An earlv beginning for the Southern Regional T raining School to be held in Virginia next July was assured by President Holsinger. Appointment of a committee to begin the preparation for t...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 September 1947

September, 1947 1251 Attend (Continued from page 6) to building the soil to grow the necessary food and feed needed on all the tobacco farms and other farms as well. This field of agriculture has not been developed. For instance, there is no place that has a more desirable rainfall for maintaining pastures and a longer grazing period than the people in Virginia in the flue-cured tobacco area, and other tobacco areas for that matter. But when vou look around and see what has been accomplished with reference Feedlots Are Food Factories Now, with the approach of fall, the endless streams of cattle and lambs flow down out of the high summer pastures. Last spring's pigs soon will be on the way to market. The sorting lots and corrals will soon be busy. In the valleys and plains the feedlots begin to fill. They dam back some of this fall flood of animals.. . You who feed livestock know well how important this is. You realize that it helps avoid periods of glut and scarcity, by stretching o...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 September 1947

8 CLASSIFIED Advertising Rates The classified advertising section of the Virginia Farm Bureau News is maintained as a service for the readers of The News. Rates are: 6 cents per word for one insertion; 5 cents per word for each insertion where three or more insertions are ordered. Minimum charge is 50 cents. Cash must accom* pany orders. Send ads to: Virginia Farm Bureau News, 208 Broad* Grace Arcade, Richmond 19, Virginia. Fruit Trees PEACH AND APPLE TREES LOW as Pears, plums, cherries, nuts, berries, grapevines, 10?f. Evergreens, shurbs, shade trees low as High grade quality stock can't be sold lower. Forty-page color catalog free. Tennessee Nursery Company, Box 159, Cleveland, Tenn. 9-3 BM FRUIT TREES, NUT TREES, BERRY PLANTS, and Ornamental Plant Material—offered by Virginia's Largest Fruit Tree Growers. Write for Free Copy Planting Gui de. WAYNESBORO NURSERIES, Waynesboro, Virginia —Bm—X—l2 DEPENDABLE FRUIT AND NUT TREES—SmaII Fruits, Ornamentals, and General Nursery Stock. Wri...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 October 1947

Virginia Farmers Are Entitled to Parity Vol. 6, No. 10 Record Attendance Expected At Convention SCC Action On Freight Rate Saves Farmers $700,000 Virginia Farm Bureau Fight On Increases Successful Virginia farmers were saved a total of approximately $700,000 a year on fertilizer bills as a result of the recent denial by the State Corporation Commission of a requested increase on fertilizer freight rates. This saving was pointed out in a study made by agriculture economists at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute who said the requested increase would have cost Virginiafarmers approximately $1.20 a ton on fertilizer had it been granted. The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, the State Department of Agriculture, and Virginia Extension Division fought vigorously against the proposed freight rate increase in the hearing before the State Corporation Commission on the petition filed by rail carriers for a 14 per cent increase on fertilizer and agricultural lime. Farm Bureau Federation members ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 October 1947

2 The Virginia Farm Bureau News "Equality for Agriculture" Is published monthly by The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, Inc., at Richmond, Virginia. Subscription 60c per year, included in membership dues. Entered as sec-ond-class matter February 17, 1941, at the post office at Richmond, Virginia, under the Act of March 3, 1879. Editorial and Business Offices, 208 Broad-Grace Arcade, Richmond 19, Virginia. Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Officers G. F. Holsinger, president Harrisonburg, Va. Howard S. Zigler, vice-president Timberville, Va. C. V. Smith, treasurer Harrisonburg, Va. M. A. Hubbard, executive secretary Harrisonburg, Va. Cleta Jo Ruebush, office secretary Harrisonburg, Va. T. E. Starnes, organization director Pearisburg, Va. H. G. Blalock, organization director for Eastern Virginia Bnskerville, Va. Robert A. Wilson, director of information Richmond, Va. County Farm Bureau Presidents Accomac—Otho H. Wilkerson, New Church, Va. Albemarle—M. Y. Sutherland, North Garden, Va. Au...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 October 1947

October, 1947 News of The Associated Women Woman's Editor: Catherine P. DeShazo President: Mrs. Herman Gordon Secretary: Mrs. C. N. DeShazo Vice-President: Mrs. S. A. Ozlin Treasurer: Mrs. A. D. Hart Women Urged To Take Part In Government By Louise M. Simmons If a poll were taken among Farm Bureau women and they were asked: "Do you cook, do you can, do you sew a fine seam?" we think we know what the answers would be. Most of us do these things and try to do them well. But if the questions touched on our larger home —the United States of America —and our larger family—the American people—and asked: "Are you registered, do you vote?" — well, frankly, we wonder. We can scarcely fail to acknowledge, if faced with the facts, that the conditions which prevail in that larger home and family determine largely the wellbeing of our private homes. Yet how many of us have been leaving politics to men, not realizing what most men in government office have said often —that women, with their fresh...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 October 1947

4 Convention (Continued from Page 1) in marketing research before he joined the Atlantic Commission Company in 1932. Robert A. Wilson, director of information for the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation and editor of the Farm Bureau News, will conduct a special memorial service for those members who have died within the past year. Top Speakers Named Other speakers scheduled on the opening day include VFB President Holsinger, who will give his resignation address just before noon. The afternoon session will be opened with an address by Dr. W. T. Sanger, president of Virginia Medical College, who will speak on Rural Health and Medical Care. He will be followed by United States Senator Willis Robertson, whose topic has not been announced, and R. P. Mecherle, president of the State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. of Bloomington, Illinois. Two speakers are scheduled for the second day's program. They are R. G. Arnold, director of organization for the Southern Region of the AFBF, and Uni...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 October 1947

October, 1947 . J||Jfl Hi M P Bp <#• |l WAMPLER HONORED BY TURKEY GROWERS— Howard S. Zigler (right), vice-president, Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, congratulates Charles W. Wamplier, of Harrisonburg, at a dinner given in Mr. Wampler's honor by Virginia turkey growers at Harrisonburg the night of August 5. Approximately 300 persons attended the dinner, many of them outstanding state farm leaders. (Top picture) Some of the leaders attending were (left to right) Commissioner L. M. Walker, Jr., Thomas B. Hutcheson, Dean of Agriculture, V.P.1.; Senator Harry F. Byrd; L. B. Dietrick, Director of Extension, V.P.1.; Dr. H. N. Young, Director of Experiment Stations, and Dr. Walter S. Newman, president, V.P.I. f I the a , Rcsfy' 6 I S I 2 D fAST'fti YVe designed the Model 23 (cu. ft. capacity) 4 (compartments) to enable you to follow the principles basic to wuIUUHIIUI successful FOOD PROCESSING and BT !' i I PRESERVATION by freezing. B;r; „ «*| • Equally adaptable to farm or com-...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 October 1947

6 Starnes (Continued from Page 2) their membership for 1947. They also planned a canvass of 500 additional farmers. This list to be prepared and circularized advising them that they would receive for about three months the Virginia Farm Bureau News, and to join the county farm bureau in support of the things they found in the News that Organized Farmers were doing to help the cause of agriculture. This campaign will continue for the rest of the year. Campbell County in preparing for its fall membership campaign had Mr. Holsinger, Mr. Hubbard and I address their special membership meeting the latter part of June. Reports indicate they are now well over their 1947 membership quota. A district meeting for Southwest Virginia was arranged and held at Pulaski on July 23rd. Fiftyone delegates from the counties of Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski, Wythe and Bland attended. Invited Carroll and Grayson failed to send representatives. Here are a group of counties being organized and held together th...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 October 1947

October, 1947 Freight Rates (Continued from Page 1) 000 in 1940 to $985,000,000 in 1945. In Virginia, fertilizer applications increased from 393,000 short tons in 1940 to 669,000 short tons in 1946, not including fertilizer used under the Soil Conservation Service and in the Tennessee Valley Authority program. The $1.20 a ton on fertilizer saved Virginia farmers as a result of the denial of the rail carriers petition by the ■■A $%: flHffic; v. SHuKr We've Come a Long Way from the Longhorns .Lionghorns by the millions ranging the western grasslands from the Gulf Coast to Montana ... building empires . . . making history and legend on the great cattle trails! That was sixty and more years ago. Then the railroads came, much of the range was fenced and the fate of the longhorn was sealed. Shorthorn, Angus and Hereford bulls came in from the east. Gradually, the longhorns were bred out of existence, until today only a few isolated '"museum" herds are left. This is one story of continuing...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 October 1947

8 CLASSIFIED Advertising Rates The classified advertising section of the Virginia Farm Bureau News is maintained as a service for the readers of The News. Rates are: 6 cents per word for one insertion; 5 cents per word for each insertion where three or more insertions are ordered. Minimum charge is 50 cents. Cash must accompany orders. Send ads to: Virginia Farm Bureau News, 208 BroadGrace Arcade, Richmond 19, Virginia. Auto Parts HAVING CAR TROUBLE? New, used, Guaranteed Auto, Truck Parts save money. Transmission specialists. Describe needs; immediate reply. Victory, 2930 YV, North Western, Chicago 18. T.F. Fruit Trees DEPENDABLE FRUIT AND NUT TREES—SmaII Fruits, Ornamentals, and General Nursery Stock. Write for free Combined Catalogue and Planting Guide. CUMBERLAND VALLEY NURSERIES, Inc., McMinnville, Tennessee.—TF—BM FRUIT TREES, NUT TREES, BERRY PLANTS, and Ornamental Plant Material—offered by Virginia's Largest Fruit Tree Growers. Write for Free Copy Planting Guide. WAYNESBORO ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 November 1947

Virginia Farmers Are Entitled to Parity Vol. 6, No. 11 FB Leaders Urge Extension Of Farm Program Convention Draws Farmers To Richmond The annual convention of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation was underway at the Hotel Richmond, in Richmond, at the time this issue of the News was going to press. Full details of the convention will be reported in the December issue. Top item of business at the convention was the election of a new president of the state federation to succeed Gabriel F. Holsinger, who has served as President for the past 19 years. Mr. Holsinger chose not to seek re-election. A headline list of prominent speakers were present for the twoday program. They include American Farm Bureau Federation President Edward A. O'Neal, Earl R. French, national marketing director of the Atlantic Commission Company, produce buying affiliate of the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company; R. P. Mecherle, president of the State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Companies; Senator A. Willi...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 November 1947

2 The Virginia Farm Bureau News "Equality for Agriculture 99 Is published monthly by The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation, Inc., at Richmond, Virginia. Subscription 60c per year, included in membership dues. Entered as sec-ond-class matter February 17, 1941, at the post office at Richmond, Virginia, under the Act of March 3, 1879. Editorial and Business Offices, 208 Broad-Grace Arcade, Richmond 19, Virginia. Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Officers G. F. Holsinger, president Harrisonburg, Va. Howard S. Zigler, vice-president Timberville, Va. C. V. Smith, treasurer ___ Harrisonburg, Va., M. A. Hubbard, executive secretary Harrisonburg, Va. Cleta Jo Ruebush, office secretary * « Harrisonburg, Va. T. E. Starnes, organization director Pearisburg, Va. H. G. Blalock, organization director for Eastern Virginia Baskerville, Va. Robert A. Wilson, director of information Richmond, Va County Farm Bureau Presidents Accomac—Otho H. Wilkerson, New Church, Va. Albemarle—M. Y. Sutherland, North Gard...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 November 1947

November, 1947 News of The Associated Women Woman's Editor: Catherine P. DeShazo President: Mrs. Herman Gordon Secretary: Mrs. C. N. DeShazo Vice-President: Mrs. S. A. Ozlin Treasurer: Mrs. A. D. Hart What's and Why's Of Women By C. P. DeShazo Now that we have gotten renewed inspiration from the State Convention we are determined to tackle some of the jobs to be done in this state. We have listened to the needs of Virginia today and in the future.* We have found that foremost among the improvement to be obtained in our great Commonwealth are health, education and welfare. We have seen how housing and economic security are interdependent. And we have realized more clearly the importance of all of these objectives if we are to produce the essential background for young people, our most precious commodity. We have had a vivid picture drawn for us of the sad conditions still existing in this enlightened and prosperous age. We have seen how rapidly young people are leaving rural areas fo...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Virginia Farm Bureau News — 1 November 1947

4 Convention (Continued from Page 1) principal speaker at the banquet. Toastmaster for the occasion was to be L. B. Dietrick, who introduced for performances the winners of the musical contests sponsored on Tuesday night at the Hotel Richmond by the Associated Women of the Farm Bureau Federation. Music for dancing was furnished by Harold Lawrence and his orchestra. Albert F. Caldwell, State Farm Insurance Agent at Richmond, was song leader at the banquet. Welcome Address by Dillon The program was to open on Wednesday with a welcoming address by Jesse W._ Dillon, treasurer of the State of Virginia. This was followed by a memorial service for Farm Bureau members and friends who have died during the past year, conducted by Robert A. Wilson, director of information and managing editor of the Farm Bureau News. County organizations which attained their membership quotas for the year were awarded special recognition early in the session. H. G. Blalock, director of organization, presented c...

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