As reported in The Columbia News 64 years ago on Thursday, June 16, 1938.
4-H Club members hold meeting
Several hundred Columbia County Four-H Club members and guests Friday heard Solicitor General George Hains, of the Augusta district, declare that the farm youth of today would be the leaders of tomorrow.
Solicitor Hains spoke at the annual Achievement Day program of Four-H Clubs which was climaxed with a picnic dinner served under the shade trees of the lawn of the Columbia County courthouse.
"I want this occasion to commend you young people on the wonderful work you are doing," Solicitor Hains said. "You are indeed fortunate to have such programs to work on. Years ago it was unknown."
Miss Martha Alice Green makes fine record
Miss Martha Alice Green, daughter of Mrs. J.E. Green, of Harlem, Ga., received her diploma from Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Ga., on Tuesday, June 7, with an A.B. degree in French and Spanish.
Miss Green was a popular and outstanding student throughout her four years at Agnes Scott, having engaged in many extra-curricular activities. She acted as a proctor in her dormitory during her first two years, and in her second year, she became a member of Bible Club, Industrial Relations Club and Citizenship Club.
County agent advises farmers
With the reduced acreage in cotton wand the smaller income from this source, Columbia County farmers may be able to make dairy cows fill an important place in the farming program, County Agent E.H. Jackson said this week.
He explained that dairying is well suited to fit in with the changed farm program and reminded farmers that almost all crops recommended for controlling erosion and soil building are fine feeds for dairy cattle.
The agent advised that farmer sin the county will miss a real opportunity to strengthen their operations if they fail to use some of these crops to feed enough dairy cows to supply the needs of the people living on the farm.
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