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r PAGE six BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MAY 29, 1942 ! Published Every Friday In the interest of Farm Families of This Agricultural Section:. FARM NEWS-PEA!URES Suggestions For Better Farming Featured For This Section's Progressive Farmers. Advises Farmers To Buy Poison Now; Good Investment Regardless Unpreparedness is the most frequent cause -of failure in the control of cotton insects, Dwight Isley, University of Arkansas College of Agriculture entomologist, declared in advising cotton growers to stock dusting materials and to purchase dusting equipment now. Last year stocks, of calcium arsenate and machinery were not available in many counties when cotton insects appeared. This alone prevented effective control on many farms, the entomologist said. "Money invested in calcium arsenate now, even though it Is not used, is not lost. Such an investment is a form of insurance. Furthermore." he said, "This forehandedness has an advantage over most forms of insurance in that if not used it does not deteriorate." The amount of dust needed for three general applications is 20 pounds of calcium nrsenate per acre. Acreages of cotton determine the type of duster to be used for general applications. A hand duster can be used effectively and efficiently on acreages up to 20 acres. Saddle dusters may be used up to 50 acres. Traction dusters are recommended for larger acreages. How_ever. Isley said, one or more hand dusters should be available even on large plantations for spot dusting. The cotton grower should know the extent of weevil population before dusting is undertaken. Dusting when not needed is wasteful, which is particularly dangerous 'Tree Farm' Signs Will Be Put Up Five hundred "Tree Farm" signs j have been ordered from sign j painters fur early distribution in all parts of the state, the advisory committee of the Arkansas Tree Farms System announced today as plum neared completion for the system's dedicatory program to be held near Fordyce on Saturday, June 6. Eventually, the committee expects that several thousand woodland owners will meet the qualifications of good forestry required for possession of the signs, fliereby calling attention of tourists as well'Prosper or Live-Al-Home Competi- Ilonie leaders are: Tennessee—Huywood 3MO; Tip- Director Announces Enrolment Will Close Sunday At Midnight BY WALTKK, DURHAM Director, Plant To Prosper Bureau Commercial Appeal Attention, Mid.South farmers! II you plan to participate in The Commercial Appeal's 104'2 Plant To ton :i!)78; Shelby 2842; Madison 1093. Arkansas--Crittfindcn 4237; Mississippi iioa3; Phillips 1533; Jefferson 1070. Mississippi--Carroll 259; Marshall 'J38; Sharkey 210; Neshoba 197. Missouri does not participate in the Live-At-Home Competition. The county having the largest registration on the basis of farm population will receive The Commercial Appeal enrolment trophy. This trophy—one for each contest —will be awarded to the county extension agents and FSA county supervisors of the winning county. for the greatest production of farm victory garden she had made and products ever asked of any nation I the vegetables that she planned in the history of the world, but it to can. /•_ comfort was demonstrated must be adequately equipped to do and made. Canning and preserving tills tremendous job. The problem of limited machinery has been augmented by a shortage of farm labor, which means that the demand for machines will be even *> greater than ditions. under normal con- as Arkansas citizens to one of the greatest resources of the .state's lion and have not already registered, you should do so at once. Billy Wilson. 1G year old Little Rock girl, chosen to ho the "Arkansas Tree Farms' Queen''., displays above a sample si.yn of the type which the newly formed Arkansas Tree Farm System will award to woodland owners who employ forestry practices approved by the State Forestry Commission. The object: perpetual forests. ing, which is done later in the, brood and the first brood of the season after the infestation has | season. The next infestations how- preseni and future economy. tTlic deadline for enrolling in tin? At the same time, the commit-1 contests expires at midnight Sun- tee announced the .selection of day, »»d entries received aiier that Billy Wilson, IG-year-old Little'date cannot be counted. Demonstration Club News Notes strawberries was discussed and sugarless recipes were exchanged among the members. During the social hour the hostess served a delicious sandwich plate with coffee. The next meeting will be at the home of Mrs. George Farley, then a tour of other homes will be made. Due to illness in the Skidway neighborhood the better homes tour was not made during Better Homes Week. There are more than a dozen modern electric equipped homes in Skid way community which the club members will visit on their tour. Rock high school girl, as the Arkansas beauty who will be offi- $:J85U In Pirn's totalin Cash Vm.?s $3850 in cash will be awarded this year lo farmers dally designated "Arkansas Tree, . Farms Queen." The future "queen," who make the best n-cords in hv- daughlcr of Mr. and Mrs. Harry >"K llL nome ' conserving their soil. P. Wilson, is a petite brunette who may follow in the footsteps of her elder sister, formerly one of the nationally-known "Powers models" of advertising art. Formal crowning of the Tree diversifying their crops and improving their fum and home man- Arkansans,, Can Produce Record Crops But Also Must Have Tools LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—Farmers can -attain record-breaking produc- ticn of crops needed in the success- agement. County and state win- j mi prosecution of the war if they ners will be selected in November and .sweepstakes champions will be announced at the ninth annual MidSouth Farm Forum and Plant To Prosper Rally in Memphis in December. Grand prize this year can obtain the tools and equipment necessary to do the job, Waldo Fnsier, executive secretary of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation, said today. will be Tho Farm Bureau, he said, is! P°d s . bean continuing to appraise national of- Fanns Queen will be one of the hiyhlighi.s cf the dedication programs when 25 Tree Farms signs will bc presented to the first group of tree growers to be certified by State Forester Fred Lang as being in conformance with the .standard requirements of the system. First to receive a sign will be John 11RSSCC Arkansas Mississippi and tlnt ( , vpr , m . odll ~ Mnn Knight, on whose (,00-acre tree Missouri. There will be a tenant aL ' ^ 1)locluctlon larin, lour miles northwest of For- $GCO cash and The Commercial Ap- j fi c i a i s responsible for agriculture's peal sweepstakes trophy. These ; ccninbutien to the total war effort prizes will go to the champion ! Ol - ir .i n imum requirements of ma- farmer of the four states partiei- c i,i m . ry , equipment, and materials, pating in the competitions—Ten- ):clh currcnt nnd for 1943 in order spread to entire fields. IK to reduce infestation so that the cotton may continue fruiting. It is not ever, can be expected to arise in the same places—about 30 days after the cotton begins to set an" attempt to destroy all the \ squares. If these spots are marked dyce, the dedicatory program will be held. Membership of the Tree Farms advisory committee, announced today by Mr. Lang, consists of U. S. Senator Lloyd Spencer, Mrs. Jessie weevils, but rather to reduce their the earliest feeding on squares by B. Kir ten, president of the Little now that there may be a shortage j numbers. Obviously, the spot dust- weevils of the first generation . Rock Federation of Women's Clubs; of dusting materials, he pointed out. I* ing method requires less calcium j can be located morn easily and Dean. W. R. Horlacher of the Col- Furthermore, dusting increases the | ursenate. In view of the expected ! dust applications can be made be- tendency to aphid injury. In fact, j shortage of this malerhl, Isley j fore the weevils have a chana lege of Agriculture, University of Arkansas; Col. T. H. Barton, pres- tmnecessary dusting actually dam- j recommends that, spot tlusinu; bo j migrate- and before they begin tojide-ut. Lion Oil Refining Co., El "' reproduce. In the same way. the Dorado: S. B. Home, of the S. B. ages the crop by inducing this in- \ used more jury, he said. j growers. Spot dusting is more economical. During past years plantations us- generally by col-Ion Success in spot dusting depends upon locating and dusting early ing the spot dusting method have , in f e . slcd spols beforc migrations been protected by destroying wee- j bcyilli Smal! areas jn {:olton ficlds vils on- one-eighth to one-third of ; infestccl by wcevils Iivin! , avel - the the cotton acreage, thereby climi- wintcr arc usuaUy difficult to lo- nating the need for general, or catc mitil squarcs bcgin lo » fl are blanket dusting. j and rtlU This as n rulc is too The purpose of spot dusting is to j hUe for (lmling , 0 bc Inost c ffec- destroy the boll weevils in order \ UVCN bccallso thc S q l1arcs m ;iy not to prevent or- retard the spread of I bo scen until lhc inlpmil between the insect. In contrast to this, the purpose of blanket, or general dust- activity of thc overwintering beginning of the next, period Home Lumber Co., Sparkman; C. activity can be anticipated and the j H. Murphy of the First National parts of the field from which it Bank. El Dorado, and M. L. Sigman, will spread can bc located, lie explained. l.lame War for Intoxication SACRAMENTO, Cal. «UPi—War is affecting ntitcmobile driving, ac- ccrding to the department. War psychology, nhd.-licn.vy population Monticello. Purpose of the Tree Farms System is to assure perpetual forests in Arkansas through demonstrating to the thousands forests and farm of owners of woodlands the State motor vehicle . advantages of fire protection, sear prosperity, war I lective harvesting, and encourage- concentration blamed for a heavy increase in drunken driving. MAKE 20",, COOLER Bij the Installation Of A — encourage ment of young tree growth. Forestry experts assert further adoption of such forestry practices could add 25 percent to the annual volume of new wood growth in this state. Hunter WINDOW This attractive Window Fan takes only five mimilrs lo in- stall. It operates on the same principle :is an a I lie fan. Come in and sec it running feel its rush of cool air! 5^<©te*J5 ^Ikiil^fr'^S ^>V^kfli>4l^ Milk Marketing Program Sought MEMPHIS, May 29.—A public hearing.; to consider a Federal milk marketing program for the Mem. plii.s marketing area will be heki here June 17 by a representative of the Department of Agriculture L. F. Friend, secretary-managei of the MidSouth- Milk Producers Association, was advised yesterdtiy The program, similar to Federa marketing order., now in effect ii \'^ cities throughout the Nation ! would estublsh minimum price •distributors would have to pay dai jrymon for milk. Retail would noi be set. weepstake prize of $250 in the lant To Prosper Contest and of 1GQ in the Live-At-Home Compe- tion for negro farmers. The ma- or prize in the Home Improve- lent Division of Plant to Prosper s $100, with $25 going to state iiampions. State. Awards Offered Plant To Prosper state priz.es are '.00 for first, $75 for second and 50 for third in pach division, lancl- wner and tenant or sharecropper late prizes in Live-At-Home a IT bottleneck can bc avoided. Current needs, he said, include cans for taking care of bumper berry and fruit crops, combines to harvest what promises to be a lecord-breaking crop of oil-producing soybeans, and other equipment and machinery necessary in the cultivation and harvest of abnormally large food, feed, and fiber crops. "Farmers recognize that they will not have access to the volume of \ machinery, equipment and materials Twenty-two regular members and one new member, Mrs. Dan Need- hain, formerly of Gosnell, met at the Ekron Club ; House, Tuesday, May 19. The meeting.,was called to order at 2:30 o'clock ' by the president, Mrs. C. E. Duncan. Each member answered the roll call by giving quotations about Mother's Day. Group singing of "America" and the club creed were led by iMrs. O. R. Redford. A discussion on the origin of Mother's Day was given by Harriet Payne. A balanced meal demonstration was given by Mrs. O. R. Redford. Dollar Stretchers was discussed by Mrs. P. H. Austin. A home made novelty, which consisted of a painted collection of opened cotton, okra pods, hickory nuts, pea etc., arranged on a plate was demonstrated by Mrs. S. B. Walker. During the social hour the club presented Mrs. Ollie Douglas and Mrs. Carl Wallace with a handkerchief shower, as they are moving from the community. It was decided that due to work and shortage of farm labor, the next meeting of the club would not be held until August 18. Nineteen home demonstration The county home demonstration council held their regular monthly • meeting with a pot-luck luncheon, Saturday, May 23, at the Blytheville Women's Club House. Mrs. M. W. Lewis preside .d The council unanimously adopted a resolution to meet in groups so that they might become better acquainted and study the national problems that now confront every home. This consists of newer nethods of cookery, safety in the ionic program, and nutrition. A committee consisting of Mrs. Lssie Davis, Mrs. Lee Stiles and Mrs. J. A. Payne were asked to jring plans for the home demon- tration rest camp held the second week in July, to the June council neeting. The rest camp is an annual affair held the second week in July. A committee consisting of all ,he food preservation and clothing chairmen were asked to revise the county fair .catalog, and bring their recommendations in writing for the July meeting. Mrs. J. C. Steele, Tuesday, May 19, for a meeting of the Skidway home demonstration club. The roll was called and each member answered by telling of the for first, $25 for second. $15 for normally available and have already hird and $10 for fourth in each ivision. Farmers who have not yet qual- fied for one of the prizes may btain an enrolment blank from heir local extension agents or arm Security Administration supervisors. The registration blank begun ro make adjustments and utilize substitutes, however there is a limit to the extent of their resourcefulness in this dirction. Inability to obtain even minimum supplies already is being felt to a certain degree," Mr. Frasier said. "The- problem of equipment and nay be submitted through cither j materials is beginning to assume f these agencies or mailed direct serious proportions."- - ; o The Commercial Appeal. " There is no charge for participating, and cnrollee.s do not have subscribe for The Commercial Appeal. Ncars 100,000 Mark With only three more days re. maining before the deadline, enrol- nent in the program has neared the 100.COO mark and prospects are bright for reaching this goal since several counties have not yet submitted their complete list of entries. Gibson County, Tcnn.. home of i Den ton Fly, 1936 sweepstakes: ' champion, is leading in Plant To Prosper enrolments with a total of 2D01. and Ls followed bv Dyer County, Tenn.. with 2517. and Hardin County Tenn.. with 2432. Agriculture, as an industry, is rager to make its proper contribution to the war effort and to meet the established goals which call A Cordial Welcome Awaits You at One of the finest, most modern shops In Northeast Arkansas. Phone 3202 Glencoe Bldff. No hay fever exists because no •agweed grows in the Gaspe Peninsula, in Lt Province de Quebec. CASH Paid for Late Model AUTOMOBILES and TRUCKS. Repair and Body Work By Wyse Perry and Bob Bracken BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. 117 E. Main W. T. Harriett Other County Counties in other states leading in Plant To Prosper enrolment" are: Arkansas—Poinsett 1854; Greeno prices | 1487 : Mississippi 1234; Craisjhsad FANS PRICED FROM $3.75 TO $450.00! The hearing was granted at thc request of the association which includes about 75 per cent of thc milk producers supplying the Memphis market. Mr. Friend said. Under the proposal, milk would be priced into two classes according to use—Class l for fluid milk and cream, including buttermilk ,and milk to dring. and class 2 for jmilk used for other purposes such I as irp cream, choose and butter. i _ The producers are seeking to fix Mississippi—Alcorn 712: Carroll 412; Winston 284; Humphrrvs ]<n Missouri—New Madrid ' l^n- Dunklin 1004; St. Francis 3]j)- Scott 131. . McAclam Sloan, nepro count j acent of Fayetf.e County. Tonn who won the Live-At-Hornr enrolment trophy last yoar. has th- 1 largest registration again this year a total of 3931. Other Livv--u. n a ** Sip r.e price of class 1 milk to distrib- jutors at $3.25 per hundred pounds •dm-in-r May nnd June—the month? jJuly through April. Clnss 2 milk .- - -,.,-_ '.%.•« W ^\./lii\.t IJ( ,of peak procmcHon-and $3.50 for dred pounds. would be priced on a butter-dry skim milk formula which :-.(.present would be ab'jut $2.20 per him- The famous Hunter Attic Fan is produced by a company that has huill fans exclusively for :">o years. You cannot buy a liner fan. Motor carries a live year guarantee. Add lo its quiet efficiency the successful installation our knowledge and experiesce guarantees, and you have the ultimate in satisfaction! Ask for an estimate. F. U. A. TERNS! FREE ESTIMATES! We are wholesale and retail distributors for the complete line of Hunter Fans. Largest stock of fans in this territory! HARDWARE Just Received a Shipment of - WAGONS JJ> suggest that you buy now as a future supply cannot bc guaranteed. Delta Implements. Inc •"•12 S. 2nd St., Phone 20i:» Hlytheville, Ark. A New Regulations On Delivery & Credit We must comply with the most recent regulations (Order O.D.T. No. 6) issued by the Office of Defense Transportation regarding a further curtailment of our delivery service and with the new regulations issued by the Federal Reserve Board regarding the extension of credit, We ask our customers' understanding and cooperation as these are Government rulings and they must be complied with by us. After May 31st we cannot make special deliveries. We can make only one delivery per day to any one person or concern. This means thai after we complete our morning ice-run there will be no more deliveries until the following day. (Penalty for violation—No more tires and cancellation of Federal permit). We can no longer extend credit to any one person or concern owing us-an account that is over thirty-days past due unless the past due account is paid or closed by a note due within six months. We can no longer sell a refrigerator, ice chest, beverage box, or any other item usually sold on the time payment plan without a down payment of at least 20 per cent. The balance must be paid within twelve months. (Penalty for violation—Cancellation of Government Permit to sel! any item on time). The Government considers conservation of tires and staying as nearly out of debt as possible two necessities in winning this war. No sacrifice or inconvenience on the part of any individual or buiness is too great to help achieve that end. CITY ICE COMPANY JOHNS ICE & COAL COMPANY ARKANSAS-MISSOURI POWER CORP.

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