The Caldwell News and The Burleson County Ledger (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 65, No. 9, Ed. 1 Friday, October 3, 1952 Page: 2 of 16
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THE CALDWELL. NEWS
Friday, Octobar, S, INI
IN THE PATH OF THE PLOW
From Time Immemorial the Civilizations of this World Have Travelled
Along the Path of the Plow... Following the Road to More Food And
Better Living. The Plow has Become Hie Foundation Stone of All
Nations. It is the Tool that has brought Livelihood to Mankind. And
Today, in cur Struggle for Freedom and Democracy, It is our Most
Important Weapon ... Important Only When Used Properly. How-
ever Unfortunately, lulled by a seemingly Expanse of Arable Land,
Americans Have Overlooked the Dangers to Which Unplanned, Un-
scientific Plowing Leads, foil Erosion And Other Terrors Are the
Each Year the Mississippi River
Poors Into the Gulf of Mexico 73
Million Tons of Soil. 40,000 Tons
Will Cover a 40 Acre Farra With 7
Inches of Soil. Each Year America
Loses for Itself Irreplacable Food
Materials.. Loses it Without Rea-
on. And Incidentally, Helps Raise
the Price of Food and the Cost of
Living for Every One of Us. This is
the Kind of Waste That Only Leads
to SeW-Dertrvct'cn . .. Weakening
our selves h Ottr Straggle for
SOILCO OVATION IS
EVERY ]0}Y'S PROBLEM !!!
There are Wa s to Defeat This Dan-
ger. And It Is "eing Defeated Daily
All Over This Country of Ours. SoO
Conservationists, and Agricultural
Scientists Have Developed New
Methods .. Proven Methods, For
Us to Use. The Rest is Up to Us. The
Rattle is in Our Hands, to Win or
Lose. The Price is Low. The Gains
are Huge. Let Us AH get Together
and Wage This War to a Successful
Conclusion. Farmers, Businessmen,
Housewives ... Everybody. Learn
How to Help Save Our National
J. EARL PORTER & SONS
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The Caldwell News and The Burleson County Ledger (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 65, No. 9, Ed. 1 Friday, October 3, 1952, newspaper, October 3, 1952; Caldwell, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth176032/m1/2/: accessed July 10, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Harrie P. Woodson Memorial Library.