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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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PAGE TEH BLTOIEVTLLE. (ARK.) COURIER NKW1 FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 1W1 FARM NEWS AND REVIEW Rural Health Conference Scheduled for Little Rock "Good Health is everybody's business." Is the general thought behind Arkansas' first Rural HcaHh Conference to be held hi Little Rock, Aug. 9 and 10. planned for the rural people in every county, Die program offers discussion among county representatives, doctors and other medical personnel for solvinp major community hefilth problem. 1 ;. "Are you concerned about your own personal health and that of your neighbor? Or, in /act, of your Whole community? If not, you cannot expect a healthful community," Mrs. Gertrude B. Holiman and Keith J. Bilbrcy. county Extension agents, said today, in pointing up the significance of the health conference. Gcort health and high health standards are everybody's business. In many communities can be seen health hazards—tin can dumps, unscreened homes, open wells, open toilets, cave-less disposal of garbage, gfck cattle, and the like. The responsibility of seeing that these hazards do not exist belongs to the people, the agent* stressed. It takes an educational program on the part of the people; Because many problems cnimol be corrected by medical authorities alone, thiA mcetiips ',vill give rural people a chance to find out what they can do—both as individuals and in groups. •As rural people, we must learn now to Discover our health problems, and then organize on a community ana county basis to correct and eliminate hazards within our own localities." they emphasized. Speaker.- from other states will tell hou - similar problems have bce:i Kclyen in similar situations. A larye i.umber of doctors from throu^hovil Arkaosa.s will be on hand to discuss Individual problems. Spon-sor of the program Is the Arkansas Medical Society. Co-sponsors tire Ihe Arkansas State Dental Association. Ihe Arkansas Fnrrn Bureau Federation, Hie University of Arkansas Agricultural Extension Service, tlu- Arkansas Council of Home Demonstration Clubs and the Woma.i's Auxiliary to the Arkansas Medical Society. The meeting will open at 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9, at Hotel Marlon In Little Rock, and will close at noon. Aue. 10. Lonesome Louie, on Automatic Plow/ Chugs Along for Soil Conservation On Missco Farms kr A«ent Kellh J. : W9ODT *. JACKSON, , Covniy Agent For : J. BUtrey, C'«. Agent ! Bc*t 4-H Camp Aubrey I>. Gat**, State Extension Director, in • news letter to all intension agente, wag very com- plUnentarr of all delegates to 4-H Camp H Fayetteville. Mr. Gates •aid, "Participation In all camp ftctiviUM wms almost 100 per cent and' the attitude at trw 90fl 4-H k!4« WA* excellent," I wa* waiting at the Blytheville Court HOUM, sxpecting to meet a rtry Ure4 and Bleep? group Friday night but to my surprise they were bubbling' over with energy and new* oC their accomplishment* at th» University. Jim Taylor of Leachville and Larry Caseidy of Armorel were named state winners with a line o> raon ntration i« ttw farm m a- flhinery dlyiston. Jo AHce McOuirc of Yarbro was elected state song •• leader. This make* the second year In succession that our delegation has campaigned for and elected * state officer. Glend* Wclu of Leachville performed the duties ot state secretary in place of Bobbye Jenn Byrd who Ic In Ireland. Oo*d AmhwMdw Tin continued good publicity on Bobbye Jean Byrd, Leachvllle's contribution to the Farm Youth Exchange Program, proves that farm boy* and girls will do a better Job of bunding good international relation* than any other group. Bobbye Jean jsays the people of Ireland are amazed nt th« size ol Mississippi County farms, and that she actually worked in the fields, chopping and picking cotton. Bobbye went to Ireland armed vith many vital statistics of Arkansas and the south and U constantly enlightening those around her of this great agricultural area. More Book Learning On numerous occasions I ha\e expressed sympathy for our school kids over the .county who .start the summer session of school in July during our hottest weather. I don't believe Keith Bilbrey shared lint concern because he Is now enrolled at the regional summer ichool, university of Arkansas, for hree weeks .summer school. He will be back In the county, Auvust 20. A* the Miller Files Qutt* a few of you have oskctf If •ou should poison for bollworms when only a very few are present. The idea you had In mind was. the worms present would reproduce anrt g on H larger infection. T,he wllworm miller lay. 1 ; eggs on cot>on, corn, tobacco or tomatoes. Upon hatching, the worm or larvae stage does the damage by eating :he Inside of squares, leaving a hole approximately the slw of a match stick, when th^ worm gets large enough to be used for fish bait It burrows into "the ground ana turns into a miller and migrate: north. Your fields are not reln- fected by the same worms. Softball Tournament The 4-H basketball tournamen Is.-an annual affair of 17 year, standing. We are trying somethini new tomorrow, a softball tournament at Walker Park for all 4-1 Clubs who nre interested. Plan call for the opening game to star at H:30, and others to follow evcrj hour, if play cannot be complete- that day, tinaU will be placed' the following week. Another Goo** Fancier Pete Rhodes, north of Armore ball park, Is proud ot a forty acr field of cotton reclaimed f ro n Johnson grns*. Two years ago row cropping looked hopeless until n decided to use fence, cotton ant geese. We found only one or Uv bunches of the noxious grass In th entire field. Railroads belonging to the Con federate States at the close of th Civil War amounted to 11,600 mile of line. Iron the Easy Way. THOR GLADIRON — §59.95. Try it two weeks free. E. C. Robinson Lbr. Co. New! OLIVER Model 33 Self -Propelled Grain Master \ m A real profit-producer for ^V-TI^-*-^ growers of grain, beans, seeds and custom operators ii (he Oliver Model i3 Sclf-Propclled !2-Kooi Grain Master. Modern grain-saving and time-saving feature- include six forward speeds, hydraulic heacici lift, semi- revolving reel, flat-deck rotary straw walkers. «nd i 45-bushel grain tank thai dumps on the "go." Stop in and we'll show you such exclusive mechanisms as the double-clutch power takeoff that controls ground travel and thresh- ^ing speed independently. FARMER'S IMPLEMENT CO. Ray Harrison 416 E. Main Johnny Young Phone 6129 I.ONKSO.MK LOUIK: A lonj »erl** of bigger »nd bljrrer clrcl**. By Service BROWNPIELD. Tex. (NBA)— It's of ecrlc, the folks down here low, t/j hear Ixine,soriic Lxiule ging along in Ihe middle of Lhc ght. Lonesome Louie is a tractor tanking lo f firmer Curtfs Hulse. What makes the scene even more inr is the foot that Lone- me Louie doesn't have n driver. iern, in the still, yellow Texas oonlight, i-s thi.s tractor, going oimtl- in circles nil by Itself. I(s not aimless tractoring though, ulse points out. His machine goes ound in those larger and larger rcles 24 hours a day, absolutely ncontrollett. But there's a definite irpo.se; the tractor l.s breaking up e surface of the ground. It'a part oT Hul.se's -soil cotiscr- aMon progain, The soil on his 0-flcre farm is primarily sandy, ih n clay base. The best way to eep the top&oil from blowing away to break the ground and bring clay to the surface. Hulsc .siarts the trnctor in duced one-fourth of a bale of cotton per acre. The land that had not been treated yielded only one- seventh of a bale per acre. I./}ule was happy to hear that, but he kept on plowing. the nter or a field, It .starts to plow a small circle, turning the soil • the inside. Working with n smyle ttom moldboard p 1 o 'A 1 . Louie lows at a depth of 12 to 14 inches. Once set and started, the trac- or keeps going. During a 24-hour ay, the machine covers about. 15 crcs, it needs attention only four tnes (hiring the period—morning, oon, night and midnight. The rest r the time it chugs along In evcr- rlcnlnv circles. With Louie working at the con- ervatlon part of the Job, Hulsc km self Is freed for other work r leisure. During one, of those eisure periods, he figured out that he driverless tractor has produced stiH.f. In a very dry period, the acres hat Louie had deep-plowed pro- Bushel Yields Upto20Quarts Of Tomatoes A bushel of tomatoes will give from 15 to 20 quarts-of canned tomatoes nr tomato Juice. If the cost of producing tomatoes in ytur home garden Is about 60 cents a bushel n quart of canned tomatoes In your- win cost about 5 cents plus average cost of processing. The'Missouri Agricultural Extension canning budget suggests 20 to 30 quarts of tomatoes per person. Total cost would be SI to $1.50 per person, according to this study. Tomatoes are valued most for their vitamin C—ascorbic acid. They are not as rich In vitamin C ss citrus fruit but because of thetr availability and the quantity eaten— they are an important source. Cook- Ing, canning and storing destroys some, but not much of the vitamin O. Tomatoes also furnish generous o mounts of other needed plant foods. Tomatoes are excellent for reducing diets. They are low In cal- orics, high in volume and have unlimited possibilities for variety In meals. Missouri Soil District Men Plan Meeting Thr. (hird annual summer train- Ing meeting for Missouri soil district supervisors will be hejrl at Westminster College in Fiilton on Sf-ptember 6. 7. and fl. The farmer supervlsrmi of the 26 Missouri districts will meet with technicians of the Soil Conservation Service »nd other agencies cooperating In the state program. The event Is sponsored by the Mississippi Valley Association In cooperation with the State Association of Soil District Supervisors and the Callnway County Roll Conservation District. John Chllders of McFall. stale president, of the supervisors' association, says the purpose of the meclinj! Is to siwrt the general adoption of soil conserving practices. Assisting in this work, says Chil- dcrs are the Soil Conservation Service Production and Marketing Ad-i ministration, u. S. Forest Service, State, Confervation Commission. Missouri University College of Aurl- ure, and the State Soil Districts Commission. Service sulo. The output of chicks for the United Stales during June was the •hird largest [or the month being exceeded b> th« June hatches of !843 and 1946. Thanksgiving Days have been observed in America on various datej ' ever since November, 1621. 4,201,000 Chicks Produced in June Commercial hatcheries In Arkansas produced 4.201.000 baby chicks during June 1951, Mcordlng to the Federal-State Crop Reporting Service. This Is nlmosl half again as many more as in June I960, the Its so easy to repair and remodel if you use our Budget Plan. Only 10% cash and 3 mos. to pay balance. Whether you raise cotton or other crops, why share Ihem with proiit stealing insect pests? Put a John Deere No. 77 Duster to work behind your John Deere "A" or "B" Tractor, and pay lor it from Ihe bigger, better yields that opme with adequate insect control. Big capacity (up lo 12 acres an hour) . . . positive, uniform feed . . . "mile-a-minute" blast . . . freedom Irom clogging . . . large, easily-cleaned hopper . . . wide range of adjustments . . . rigid, compact, long-Ufa con. struclion . . . ease of attaching and removing . . folding frame for easy transporting— these are among the many feature* you'M appreciate. We would like to show How you, too, can profit by using a John Deere Duster. S«« u§ for complete details the next time you're in town. MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO.* South Highway 61 BlytluvilU Most stains on porcelain sinks can be removed with a mild abrasive. Vinegar or lemon juice may also be used. TWO STEPS TO FALL EGGS /. H* Right Start 2. fully Developed Pullets THt WAY Rest hy test from chick to nest. Here's why—Pu- rirm Research miule 1,028 feeding tests to discover Piirina's right combination of AFF, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Antibiotic Stip- plsment. and Growth Vitamins. This "Formula 1028" is ndrierl to Purina starting and grow ing I' o u 11 r y Chows. Starteno . to Five Weeks The 1951 I'tirinii Chick Slar- tena, with "Formula 1028" Rilrlcd, is Hie finest 1'urina lias ever made! That means even faster growth — Ihe biiiiiesl chicks at 5 weeks ever raised on Stitrtena. Economical, too. Takes only 2 pounds to raise a rhick In about 5 weeks. Start 'em right on Startena, then feed . . . Growena ... to the Nest Purina Growena with "Formula 102R" added, is huilt to grow hig. fully-developed pullets thai are ready to lay at 20 ivwks. in the fall this means more cavty etrqs and bicger etrss durinp the lui;h- esre-price months. This year feed fhe Purina Way from chick to nest. Order your supply of Startena and Growena here. L.K. ASHCRAFT CO. E. C. Robinson Lbr. Co. NOW! THE AMAZING NEW MASSEY-HARRIS "27" COMBINE GIVES YOU MORE OF EVERYTHING THAT MAKES HARVESTING EASIER, FASTER, MORE PROFITABLE Railroad & Cherry Phon. 4493 •fc Capacity IE lh« cmiwer! Capacity that cover* more acres per day . . . capacity to separate faster, «urer . . . capacity that gets all of your grain ... and capacity that re- Biilt* in fast of operation because of. many new convenient features. And mighty important in the "27" Is Balanced Separation . . . the amazing new Massey-Harris principle that assures full control of the grain and *!raw through every step of harvesting. There's balanced relation between every unit ... in the cutting, feeding, elevating ... in the complete threshing of the rasp bar cylinder ... the open handling of Ihe straw . . . Ihe saving of more grain. Evety job is done smoothly, evenly ... no lazy units, no overworked units. Those 24 controlled speeds are accomplished with only one change ol gears. You can move at a crawl or up lo 7'/i miles per hour. It's a constant speed that helps you get your grain in on time. There's balancs in the construction of "27" itself. It's built low . . . streamlined ... with the engine and 61 IMPLEMENT CO. grain tank counter-balancing on« another. There'* more stability, greater efficiency and safety on hillsides. Here's a bonus advantage for difficult conditions—extra large traction wheels. You get sure footed performance because the "27" take* a good firm grip. Ground conditions: are less of a problem. Look into the sensational new Massey-Harris "27" Sell-Propelled ... own one and enjoy th« easiest most successful harvest you've swei had. North Highway 61 Phone 2142

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