I f ,,1 ('I 4 JM "J PAGE THREE OLD GliORY CELEBRATES BIRtHD AY SYMBOL OF NATION FOR 158 YEARS y ' kr. Born in 1777, Old Glory will celebrate its 158th annivenary on June 14. Upper left: Betsy Ross, tra ditional maker of the Stars and Stripes, from an old painting. At right: Her home in Philadelphia which has become a national shrine. Center: U. S. Marines displaying the National Flag along with their regimental colors. North Carolina currency bore one of the first representations of the Grand Union Flag, shown below at right, Lefts The Rattlesnake Flag, another forerunner of Old Glory. Waving triumphantly through the yean, the Star Spangled Banner will reach another milestone in its his tory with tb observance of its birth day on Jane 14. Romance and a certain mystery have surrounded our flag since its adoption 158 years ago, clouding its origin in a web of circumstances that historians have never been able to unravel successfully. It is known definitely, however, that on Jane 14, 1777, the Continen tal Congress resolved: "That the flag of the thirteen United States be thir teen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, wljte in a blue field; representing a new constellation." Thus this date has come to be observed each year as Flag Day. Scores of flags represented the hopes and aspirations of our fore fathers. Colonial flags show beavers, rattlesnakes, pine trees and various other insignia, Some bore the words "Hope," "Liberty," or "An Appeal to Heaven." A favorite motto beneath the rattlesnake design was "Don't Tread on Me." The first flag to show a unity of purpose on the part of the colonists consisted of thirteen stripes, similar to the design of today, except that where the stars now appear the cros ses of St, George and St, Andrew were shown. It was usually called the Grand Union Flag, and the cross es indicated definite ties with the mother country, which the colonists were as yet unwilling to sever. When stars replaced the British insignia, OJd Glory was launched on its career as our national emblem. At first there were only thirteen stars in the blue field, but as the years passed and state after state entered the Union, the number of stars multiplied until now there are forty-eight- From time to time slight changes I the flag have been -authored by ss, mx a design remained in Vogue from 1795 until M18. Then Congress authorized a ttiw, ... to its original form of thirteen Stripes, one star Hin i m. - i - - p ouucu mere- fter for each state entering th. . t i r. UUIUOa Research has faiii irV , Wh0 wa resPnsibl4 for uMgu our .national Flag. A favorite tradition points to Betsy Ross as the needlewoman whose fin gers wrought with loving care the first samnle of th stow. nj o: which was almost identical with the iiag as we know it today, of 1776 her little shop in Philadelphia WaS Visited hv soma ptreni, A committee headed bv George Washington called on Mrs. Ross and submitted a rouh design of a new type of flag in which stars una oeen sunstituted for the crosses of St George and St, Andrew, The ejmmittee was of the opinion that the stars should be six-pointed. But Mrs. Ross, no tha otn showed how a five-pointed star could qe mage with gne injp, of e? scissors DIUl I1A1 atllHuuit 1 1 1 i Unfortunately tin rwnrA nf v.ia "first" flair has been nratiervorl Put the patriate jajy tola the story ever OV1J1 ailAH AMn4 - 1 1 ' 1 1 1 " w HKmit io er CH'iuren ana grandchildren, and it has been well authenticated by Betsy's descendants. Many Americans have explained symbolism of the Stars and Stripes but few have expressed it as simply or as well as the Father eur Qen tr3r Whs Jd: "We take the stars from Heaven, the red from our moth er country, separating it with white stripes, thus showtnc that we have separated from her, and the white stripes shall go down to posterity re presenting Liberty." Faith in our flair and count. Vms been characterOtie of our people from the beginning, We honor and respect the Stars and Stripes, not as a fetish, but as the beloved standard of a free nation. Our flag has never been a symbol of military aggression. At home or abroad, afloat on the seven seas, or in some far distant outpost, it is Amer ica's guarantee of iustlee to those who seek protection under its folds. Acred Poilltrvmnn To Leading Enthusiast J. Li. Houir 7B -l j n. v . tvmi. urn nurse uountv iarmer fa Uanln- in uie iuture Avnnnainn v: n. . r i jho pvuitry riAanifA liii. mr v " "'t IS more enthusiastic about poultry than "an, younger larmers, reported C. F. Parrish. extension iUte College, after a recent visit to me noun farm. The veteran farmur t ; in poultry in 1927. Seeking informa Uon, he visited leading poultrymen 01 Burke and nriiAi'm'nnp 1 - - 6 muiures ana consulted the local farm agent. Then e siarcea ms nrst year with a flock ui no itnoae island Reds. At the end of th msr v.. that the quality of his birds must be improved, so he kent nena for breeding purposes, and pur- tuaaeu a numDer 01 nurohrpH mol. He followed this OOlr. s - v 4 v ui; v - eral years. In 1928 tVl A acirn fnv, xl.-l. brought premium prices when sold to a commercial hatchery in the county. From 1928 to 1984 he kept in, his flock an average of 139 birds Which produced every year an aver age of 151.4 eggs each. During this period he spent an av erage of $2.33 a year in feeding each bird. The average return above feed costs each year amounted to $1.65 per bird. He started the 1934-1935 year with 27? high grade birds. During the first six months of the year his birds averaged 80 eggs each. He realized a total return of $378.70 above feed costs during that time, or $1,45 a bird. Last year h ebuilt a dunW hrnnH. er house and a brick brooder, say insr that this is "safpHt nH must oQr. Bible way of brooding chicks." This spring ne started 642 baby chicks and during the first six weeks he lost only 24. production and to increase the spread AT AlflAnn m ... . T 7 7;?' Moy Dearstyne, head of the State College poultry de partment. He advises the marketing of early moulters and other hens not laying regularly. Cockerels not kept for breeders should bp anlH reach broiler size. Non-layers and unnpprfpH Aa-tia - w vwvMtna increase the feed bill and crowd the laying birds. Onlv into i,.- - j -" mviUlCiO should be used for breeding purposes. muic range sneners are a heh 111 providinir adeauatp and should be moved to new frrnvinir sites when necessary. See that the dims have plenty of feed and fresh water. DO nOt trV to I-pHupP pnata Kit " j V . P V u J skimping on feed, Dearstyne points out, as this will tend to keep the birds from developing large frame and building ud the needed for future production. Woi-ms and narasitps. external, flourish in summer. When parasites are found, immediate treat ment should hp O ' m. w. vl. vtvf- ment, leg weakness, and drawn fap- parts are symptoms of worms. Coun ty Agents or other agricultural ad visers may be consulted in regard to parasite control. Vaccinating against fowl pox is an inexpensive form of inannnro against this disease, Dearstyne says. . . . .... wbhk or poony developed birds are possible sources of disease and ''are seldom profitable. Remove them from the flock. 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