Clipped From Clovis News-Journal

nancybroumley Member Photo

Clipped by nancybroumley

 - Area Cotton Farmers Hoping For Continued Fair...
Area Cotton Farmers Hoping For Continued Fair Weather Cotton, farmers In Roosevelt County and Texas counties to tne east of Clovis are wishing for one good Christmas present this year —continued fair weather weather «- and » large number of milo furmers in the Portalw Valley and to the south are hoping hoping for the same thing, •Hie cotton harvest, w -Ich should now be reaching its cli' max, is just getting "into full swing" according to most cotton ginners in the area, Unusually cold weitlwr nn<J r»Jn in late August and early September took its toll on this yew's cotton crop as U <U<J with th» Curry and Roosevelt County County roito crops and the peanut picking in Roosevelt County tartter this fall Paroing at a roost inopportune time, the cool, damp weather hit the crops just as they were in the height of maturing, We maturity soroewiiat stymied, .the cropa proved to turn out yield wise test than was expected. Roosevelt County Extension Ageat Billy Smith said today that ftperoxlmatejy W p*r cent th* tnal» em te tbt P«wtale.i ant to wi to l« topyeite4. SOCM fieJii are Uwii te tail hut i^tb fair going, Smith said some 65 to 70 per cent is still in the field. L. J.. Sanders, manager of the Roosevelt County Co • Op Gin, said that for the last two years over 95 per cent of the cotton had been harvested by this time of the year, but it looks as after . M 1 4» umA Jan. 1, before It's all stripped this year, he said. "About 10 to 15 per c e n t of the cotton had been picked here before we had the snow two weeks ago," said Sanders, "and it's just now getting into full swing again." "Overall, the yields look a lit (See COTTON on Page 10) 9,200 Troopi Ltfl¥t Vietnam SAIGON (UP!) — »>me 9,800 U.S. troops were pulled out c?f Vietnam last week in toe largest sev- Ky withdrawal of Americana since 10300 w viceroen left in a single week in April, 1970, U,8, command said Monday, Cra* With Police Car Killi Cotd AUBVQVKRQVE (VW) - A aS^aT'OUl eoed killed today wnen her ear was involved to a : tr accident in downtown Albuquerque with a Bemal filo County rtwriff'a patrofcap. The v etlm w a^ Charlotte Thornton Harris a student at the Univer- Sty of Albuaueroufc Brmng tntwtral ear was Oeputy Sheriff Billy my Thoinafi, 82, of Albuquer. Sue, who started workmg for the sheriffs off m only last Thursday. Thomas, who was wiswfring an emergency call at the time and had his red light and siren on, wa» charged bv Albuquerque police wittv _ . __ Cwrt RiUti On AW To DtptMltiih WASHINGTON (WI) -^The SuprFme Court ly today that using ii and oiR§jr by the e.lifi»

Clipped from
  1. Clovis News-Journal,
  2. 20 Dec 1971, Mon,
  3. Page 1

nancybroumley Member Photo

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in