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IT EVEDV rJ.TD.El ANB FATMER F A TEEN-AGE TEEN-AGE TEEN-AGE BOY Because the current food and farm labor ihortage is a serious threat to America's war effort, the Boy Scouts of America have pledged 100,000,000 vitally needed hours to helping the nation's farmers this summerl Realizing the seriousness of the farm labor shortage . . . and the outstanding qualifications which fit the Scouts for this work . . . H. J. Heinz Company is encouraging parents of teen-age teen-age teen-age boys to have their youngsters join the Scouts and participate in this patriotic food plan! FOR the coming summer, American Boy Scouts arc volunteering by thousands as "soldiers of the soil!" The energy of our teen age youth at home may prove a decisive factor in the winning of the war! Your boy. if he is a Scout, may now be participating in his Troop's food growing program. Encourage him to lend his strength and skill to the food-production food-production food-production plan and recruit new .Scout members! An Opportunity for Your Boy If he is not a Scout, think of what membership would mean to him. He would have fun enjoy constructive recreation and outdoor life and, through the training, skills and opportunities offered by the Scout Program, be able to serve his country. What is planted and harv ested w ithin the next few months will determine what millions of Americans w ill eat next winter. That's why H. J. Heinz Company wants to give this Roy Scout plan for farm help all the support it can. How The Scout Plan fi Working Resides benefiting from healthful, constructive Scout activities such camping and hiking learning how to be a leader and a good citien he w ill be helping to relieve the labor shortage on the nation's farms! The working arrangements for Scout Food Production units vary in different parts ' ot the country. In projects fall w ithin four main classifications. The first is Home Food Production Production for all Scouts-Victory Scouts-Victory Scouts-Victory Hardens, Poultry and Small Stock Projects. Even the Cubs, aged nine through eleven, are gardening with their brother Scmiti. ! I tf general, 1 hf ipirit of Scouting li ihf tpirit of Anif rim! 'the ret!e, crih,ng spirit of it pionrcr pmplp. Frpf mfn imt women, working out ihcir o n livr iih their own hnU unit miml. Building, inventing, imptoving, Inking i he rnki mil rmoving the rewind, Bturin the world u thev better themlve Out of ihil freedom of Individual opportunity grew the (rut Amtricin ioduttriei that lit pouring oik plunei, tank! god thipt (od.iv. F1.BFRT K, FRF-nrm., FRF-nrm., FRF-nrm., Ckitf Seoul f xtnlii t CONTRIBUTED TO THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA BY H.J. HEINZ COMPANY Maktri ot th famous Htng 'j) VarUlln )httnti with laen-agt laen-agt laen-agt bo VI thovl4 lonlotl lh neornl lay Seoul Troop for Ipec.fic inornmlieo, In Greenville addicts Norwood Hldg, W. McHre Ave. Hume I'M Philadelphia Scouts, under the guidance of the National Farm School, have planted model gardens to demonstrate proper methods of planning, planting and cultivation. The second plan calls for establishment of Vv'brk Camps, where boys, sponsored by competent leaders, supply Scout Power to camp gardens and nearby farms. The Minneapolis Area Council alone will enroll 2,000 Scouts in its Camp Food Production Program for 19 13. Under the third plan, Scouts, li and older, will live at home and be transported to farms for ' day haul" and week-end week-end week-end work. In preparation, the Louisville Area Council has conducted one day camps to introduce Scout workers to farm life. The fourth plan involves the training and placing of individual Scouts, 16 and over, as resident farm help. In Anniston, Alabama, and in Dcs Moines, Iowa, older Scouts are attending Scout operated farm schools, learning learning to drive tractors and handle other farm implements. Competent Medical Care And Supervision In these plans, and the plans of many of the other 5 (0 Local Councils, all arrangements regarding placement, medical care, supervision, transportation, wages, meals, hours of w ork, and provision for regular Scouting activities activities have been worked out in cooperation w ith the farmers farmers and with the Federal and State agencies concerned. L" ...... - ' . II - : - .-. .-. .-. 7 running is ail ti'.;t tor ic-t ic-t ic-t o r y ! Hoys everywhere sense the urgency of the times. Your sou wants a part in winning the war. Let him join the Boy Si outs for a service that w ill help fit him physically, mentally and morally for the job that lie ahead!

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  1. The Greenville News,
  2. 01 Jun 1943, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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