The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 26, 1946 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 26, 1946
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BI/YTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 19-10 For' Better Farming Featured For This Section's Pro- gresSive'Farmers. FARM NE WS-FEA 7 URES Suggestons For Bettor Farming Featured For This Section's Progressive Farmers. White Purchases Reiser 4-H Member Ha* Winning Entry At O*c«oUi Show The grand*chainplpn caluat (lie South Mississippi County 4-H Cliib show and sale at Oseeola this week was bought.. tpy-.-Faber A. White of Csueola, for "56 .cents per pound. The Hereford calf was fed nnd shewn by Wayne McOinnis, Reiser 4-H Club member. This was Wayne's first year in the calf club work. Reserve'Champion calf was fed and shown by Eugene Koonce, Bur- detty-4-H elub.-'Fhe reserve cham- IJioii'r'Caif vsold . for 41 cents per poijmd nnd was bought by John E. of Wilson. Tjie next group ol" five calves werj shown by Frank Mooring. Nina Morring. Ellis Ounler, Edgar Po:(" and Harry B. McOinnis. A, : sccond group of 10 calves were shown by Benulc Joe Davis. McCoy Wilfcanks, Robort -Koonce, Donald While, Alinoda 7, Moj-rfnp, Darpjd Lloii, joe Edd'.IJooney,'James RoycV Pnyfic. Billy Gene' Caslletnan, and Elite Gvinler. CUlier calves were shown by nillv Mowing. Bobby Shelton. Joe Edd Loifht-y, Darold Lloyd, Jim Tom Wethers. Rcba Sue Johnson, Ma- miOiRutli Lloyd, A. J. Appling. p«- •vid^clirivner. and L. H. Autry Jr. Ilic Burdettc 4-H Club led lhc lis(~of exhibitors with 11 calves. Other clubs showed the following: Wlritton seven: Kclser six; West Rid^ c three; and Dycss Ron one,; The calves brought an average or Rightly more than 26 cents per poiipd, and all of the calves wen sold* rapidly by Col. M. R. Meal; of Jffcniphls. auctioneer. Much en thugasm -was shown in the bidding throughout the sale. Pdzcrj were awarded by the Mis sissippi County Farm Bureau n follows: Grand Champjon, $15; Re Ecrvx Champion, $12.50"; First, grou of five calves, $10 ench; Second group of ic calves, $55 each; nnd other calves, $2.50 each. M. W. Muldrow. extension animal husbandman, judged the show »nd_jas assisted by L. A. Dhonau, stale agent. Short talks were made by John E. Grain, president and II. C. Knappenberger, secretary and treasurer of the Mississippi County Farm Bureau; Col. M. R. Meals, nutlon- cer. and M. w. Muldrow, Judge. Out of the county buyers and prospective buyers attended (lie show from Memphis, Little Rock, and s«rdis, Miss. More than 500 people attended the show and sale with a number assisting in staging the event. Agriculture Department's Barnyard Bluebook Lays An Egg In Washington's Henhouse Society _one Oak Club Members Hold Meeting Monday A meeting of the Lone Oak Ionic Deinonslration Club was held Monday. April 22. at the home of Mrs. Scny with Mrs. Forrest Moon' is co-hostess. Mrs. Tom Hrktnin The sonj; of the month \vns discussed by Mrs. Glen Alexander and then snug by Ihe club, led us Mrs. Eugene Mays. The Home Demonstration Club Creed was said In unison. Miss Corn Lee Coleman E"VC the <levotlomil. Each member answered the, roll call by giving a report on the pro- press of her garden and babv chicks. A demonstration on culling was Siven by Cora Lcc Coleman. home demonstration agent. The business session closed by the club reading the Collect. During lhc social hour Ihe i<roii|> rehearsed their play for the County Play Tournament. Mrs. Foi'resl Moore, assisted bv Mrs. Eugene Mays, served a sulnd plate wllh iced drinks. The next, meeting will be held at tile home of Mrs. J. W. Fields May 2. KV IHHHil.AS NBA Staff <'orresjK>ndent WASHINGTON. April 20. (NKAI —While one OovernHient ngcncy, the War Hepart'menl. Is ROlni! throiigh the motions of trying to stamp out n cnste system, another Federal depnrtment proudly announces that It has created one. And of all outfits. It's the Department oC Agriculture! Hiding uehind bluff, eni'thy, Sunday - BO- lo-meetln's i-fonls. a group of offi- eial.s in that ngency, which tradi- lionnlly has espoused the cause of the common nmn, hn.s contrived lo establish a nation-wide, system of .social snobbery which makes Huston's Hack I3ay best resemble a gnus of demonstrating communists. The inside story of this manmade social phenomena is all revealed In a hnrnyard blnebnnk jusl published, innocently but tersely iltled "Directory of U. S. Register of Merit Sires and Dams QvialKy- ini; Under the National Poultry Improvement Plan 1943-1044." This rooster roster apparently j puls a premium on the ability of ehlckeiis lo sire or dam daughters and further, on their daughter's ability to be prolific In the egg department. You've (jot lo be a real producln' poultry to miikc I his U. S. Registry of Merit. Here IK one of the official qualifications: "For a sire or n dam to qualify for the U.S.R.O.M. honor roll, the diuiiihteis must have a hen-housed family average of 200 or more s iiiul ii family average egs weight of 24 ovuice.s'or move per dozen. Only those sires having 40 or more daughters . . . and those dams having right or more daughters arc eligible." ITS FEMALES, 5 TO I The United Stales harvests nbntit, 250 tons of honey ninutally. According to the Department of Agriculture, ll> e reason for putting out this list of the nation'* elite coop cutics and barnyard brumnu'ls is "to impi~ove the production and breeding qualities of poultry and lo reduce mortality from poiillorum diseas according to the National Poultry Improvement Plan Inaugurated In 1935." Of all lh c chickens listed, 514 arc males and 2873 are females. The director shoivs lhal the average production of 34,058 daiifth- * of U.S.R.O.M. sires for the year was lOfl egg.s and of 28.246 daughters of U.S.R.O.M. dams, 208 eggs. These fiaurcs haven't been averaged out In terms of Anget Food Cake. Egg Foo Young ur deviled eggs, but n high Department of Agriculture source says they're .significant. The same goes for eggs over easy. Chickens from 47 stales have been honored in the directory. Only poultry from Nevada and lhc District of Columbia hnve been snubbed. A farmer from Nevada, who requested lhal his name be withheld, said the democracy in his Stale extended down to everything that was living and as far as the 'Curly' Kefiues Doll GHAND JUNCTION. Col. (UP> — When a youngster wllh long curls was handed a doll as a reward for taking part In an Intermission kid show on the stage of a local movie theater recently, no wonder the gift was refused. An elder sister of directnry was concerned he wouldn't ^ivr n (him. Or a sire. UEi> rKATiiHits A \>. U. resident explained lhal the n-a.Miti no poultry from Washington made tile honor roll was nil (he him houses had been 'remodeled into efficiency apart- nieni.s for oCficialdom from Mis- 'souri :«nd the chickcn.s had been killed nnd served as Uirkcy at Eva- tyn Walsh McLean's parties. Aniillif-r explanation offered TS lo why no District, of Columbia chickens made the grade, was the rlnim lhal they were all Rhode Island Reds and were in hiding from llic lions*- Un-American Ac- livitie:, Coinmlttee. Ai:bough the idea of a blue book of Ihe socially pruinincnt. isn't new. both political parties have borrowed an iiinovatlnii from the Department, of Agricultures U.S.- R.O.M. They're kepin s a careful 'count of all eggs being laid. incidentally, hie directory can be purchased at 10 cents a copy from the Superintendent of Documents. Government Printing OI- lice. Washington 25. D. C. There are no pictures in II, NOW AVAILABLE FOR' /MMED/ATE DELIVERY "$"""" • ~^r;. "~**IP ' H-"*' - .,x iVT^^:==* «6'V ;!•***? I* vi^^V^-V^.-^ • • « T- •& \ < o.^^ 1 ^ -^- i i¥'^v»i-- ,-^SS it • », *•» t Y- ' ^2S»s f> ^ ~ £ sr& ,; S?5*1 a *t f ~\~m. ^I^KI \*^*is, x * ^ v*<.v ^ ~4 -»Ji •Suitable for Sawmills, Unloadcr Fans, Irriga- ition Pumps, etc. ' T, NO PRIORITY REQUIRED iELLIS IMPLEMENT CO. Strawberry Crop Being Gathered Experiment Station Suggested For Area In White County IIV I'AllL KOSKNMKI.I) Vttilfrt I'rfss Sl.iTf Cotrrs|io>irtf.n HALD KNOB. Arl;.. April ilO. I lUl'l—Rtuiwben-y season was in full-swing here today, and H. A. Adkins. secretary of Whileco, Inc., one of the largest berry packing concerns in White County—said what Ihr area really needs i5 an experiment station. He cited success of similar pvo- }<vts in Tennessee, and added that the. ^VflUon should Vic sponsored by either the federal of state government as an aid to determine what, berries and other crops would BrOiV bes! in the county's sandy loam. Pickers from all over the country arc here by the thousands, and Adkins In his 14.400 square fool brick plant is all set to continue shilling berries while he estimated will total between 3.000.000 and 4,000,000 pounds before the sea- in ends three weeks from now. V. L. Hill. United States Employment service director, in the Hald Knob nren. estimated lie had given work to nearly 12,000 berry pickers in ihe area .so far this year. He pointed nut that the .season poi. an early start this year because of premature warm weather. Hill (Ipiired any good picker aver;H:rs nearly '200 nuarts of ber- I'ic.s a day. smd pay at Ti-cenl.s a quart nets SIO. He added thai, more limn -1.500 acres in While County alone are under strawberry rnllivalion. O ach averaging -1,800 fjlliuts ui the acre. Here in (lie heart of the nation's strawberry country, none of the red ft nil was for sale vester- thiin Koini; to school. But Willie County school kids start, their lessons as early us August Urst so they'll be out in time to help with the harvest. .lny. Shippers here from Chicago, De- :roit and Philadelphia and Pitts- •mrgh to speed the berries out of Arkansas. Everything in the county continue^ to move al a rapid pace, and even the schools planned to j Three gallons of beer were con- close officially at the end of the"! sinned daily by Prince Otio Eduatd week. Any tcen-nncr will tell yoii^-cupold von Hismarck, German dip- Ihat picking berries is more fun : lomat. for many years. DELTAS NEWS Published By The Delta Implement (X, Rlylheville Vol. 4 Friday, 1 April 2ii, lillr, The supply of- new .farm machines, immediately available, is [inadequate to satisfy a nation-wide deniantliOnce ;t;,'ain your old equipnicni is carrying lhc bulk (if (his season's load. Make s^ire that il «ill be in good working condition for the job abend. The servicing of niCKiewi, precision-built tractors and farm machines is it specialist'.s job. II requires adequate facilities, special tools, and the necessary "know how." To be certain schedule your repair \vork ivilh our service department NOW! -D1- r ^ W ?NI III/' tt^ Kvery once in a whilo \vo »,'<'' ;i funall ship- ninnt of front tracloi- lires, so lei us know or place..votir order with one of our salesmen it' you think you'll need a front tire in the near future. -Di- '&& ^\ R. C. I,;inns)on of I.tixora h;is fdtir :! year olrl bulls for sale. Three ]x>lo(i ;ind one shorfhiirn. The price is a bin irjiin on this class of slock. James I'crry, of P; miles Ciisl of Slcelc, ill Mount /ion Cetnclcrv, lias ;t cultivator, 2 row. for Farmal] H" or M with lift-all cylinders and sprimr (ecth (hat he wants lo yell. Wo have a farily Km i\ slock of rolary .shii'KIs for li'arniall two and four row cultivator*. This lypp ,,f shield was impossible to jrct year and will probably lie scaiTC apiin this year. So if you prefer a rotary shield wo. siiRfjesl (i, a i vou ] ct , IS |, ave V01 ,' r order now. .^-^Sn^^t;-^;:;;;;,:- <-> •«»- • • ^Xz*^^^'"^^^ ' s^HHS^H?— --"' Here's a timely lip (,> all tractor users: Protect your tractor investment by clianf. injr (he nil filler element refriilar'ly. The new International Harvester "utnhrclh" type elemenl keeps ,.i| clean for 120 hours of tractor use —(KM) hours for Diesel en- Kincs). Inexpensive . . . cfficictil to replace. (Jet a supply NOW. GOOD CONDITION PAYS! :s^ •"ttf &** *"V\ Missco Implement Co. ~.JlllEvn,LK 5» OSCEOL.« BUY BONDS KSA «fof' GJVE YOU* TRACTOR A CHECK-UP NOW! nitttutial FARM LOANS /Lewli /LOO.T. 4 / Prompt Barrio* RAY WORTH INGTON Serving This Section for 21 Ynn US So. 3rd, Pljthtvillt. Ark. Tune in Prudential Program Sunday at 4 p.m. over WREC Small fishes hltch-hlkc all over Homes occupied by owners In- 1,1 io . ve i n . sens ns slown » 1 »>'s 'n "eased 22 poi cent between 1940 to the !, .""'T'f K " ells Btt « chM l '"«' 19M. according to Census es- to the hulls of shi]>s. timatcs, Just Received! A Limited Number of TRACTOR DISC HARROWS Paul Byrum Implement Co. 122 East Main Phone 404 SAME COUPON AS FORMERLY IN PURASNOW, RED STAR AND WHITE DEER FLOURS ^"^^^^ f^o $£• rss^i^-^^* ~£^~&~& General Mills, Inc. Minneapolis, Minnesota COUP 0 " ' ploy Get o Bonus B»ir= - I0 n in every « ^*K a* L K. ASHCRAFT CO -Wholesale Distributors Buy KING WHEAT FLOUR al any of these BlytheYille, Arkansas R. Dean Chickasaw Grocery Kciscr ' Ark ' Eberdt's Gateway Store Fred Fought Happy Hour Super Market Joe Hester Gro. and Mkt. Cecil Lowe L. G. McGregor Snider Gro. and Mkt. Tinsley Gro. and Mkt. Edward Dunkin Carrol Corner, Ark. Montgomery's Grocery Carrol Corner, Ark. Ash Lock Grocery RFO O.sccota, Arkansas j W. L. Ayers I Chclford, Ark. Buck's Grocery Marked Tree, Ark. Ted's Grocery Marked Tree, Ark. J. E. Cohoon Holland, Mo. Cooper & Lester Cooler, Mo. O. A. Crowell LcF'anto, Ark. T. M. Daniels Wilson, Ark. C. H. Dougherty RFI) Caruthcrsville, Mo. Dyess Co-Op Store Dycss, Ark. R. H. Green Huffman, Ark. Goblcr Mercantile Co. Oobler, Mo. J. B. Herndon KKI) Lennnto, Ark. L. K. Homer RFI) Manila, Ark. Hugh Holt UKI) Caruthcrsville, Mo. Irby's Grocery UKI) Manila, Ark. Maplewood Store RKI) Sleele, Mo. Martin's Cash Store Lepanto, Ark. W. T. Metsger Grocery RFI) Stccle, Mo. Miller's Cash Store Stecle, Mo. Charles Waller Grocery RFI) Caruthcrsvillc, Mo. grocers: S. A. Milicr l-ilmorc, Ark. Wallace Milicr Joiner, Ark. Ed Mitchell KFJ) Miinila, Ark. Moss Cash Store KKD Osccola, Ark. W. D. Nichols Grocery HTI) Slcelo, Mo. J. W. Nunnally Tynm/;i, Ark. Perry Brothers Huffman. Ark. R. C. Perry RFI) I.uxoni, Ark. W. E. Potter Dell, Ark. Roland's Cash Store Urn Manila, Ark. Reggie Senter RFI) Kciscr, Ark. Bud Smith Grocery HFI) Osccola, Ark. Temple Grocery RFI) Slcclc. iMo. Elmer Threlkcld Hrown, Ark. Whittle and Caldwcll RFI) Mlylhcvillc, Ark. Listen To "Hymns Of All Churches' 10:15 Kach Week Day Morning KLCN 900 On Your Dial.

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