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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 26, 1946
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FRIDAY, AI'Kll, 20, IfMO PLYTHKVII.I.K (ARK.) COUH1KR NEWS Published Every Friday in the Interest of Farm Families of This Agricultural Section. FARM NEWS-FEATURES Published Every Friday: in the Interest of Farm F*miltea of This Agricultural Section. Grow Tomatoes In Home Garden Be Sure Plants Have Adequate Sunshine For High Production 'Hie tomato is probably the most popular vegetable grown in the home garden. Home Demonstration Agent Cora Lee Coleinan says it the world shortage of food, every home gardener should liuve at least a few tomato plants in Ills Harden. The supply of canned tomatoes and tomato Juice has been short of the needs of the country for Ilie past several years. Although tomatoes are grown by nearly all gardeners, the crop Is susceptible to many diseases and its fruilfulncss is easily upset. Tomatoes will not grow nnd fruit normally 111 partial .shade, Miss Coleman cautioned. Plants Unit are in the shade half .the day or more of- j CHICAGO, April 26. (UP>—The Experts Expect Big Wheat Crop But Moisture Needed If U. S. Fields Yield Amount Predicted Jdothing Leader Tells Essentials Of Good Sewing "The lime to be careful i>f the end is at the bri:l»iitiig," a wist 1 seamstress once said. ten yield very little or no fruit. The plants grow very rank, but the blossoms drop off instead of forming , yields well on a variety of soil | fruit. Hot winds and dry soil may types, produces heavily In limited j result in failure to set fruit. Ol- areas. and is valuable from a mi- seases such as tomato wilt, leaf tritional standpoint. This year with slK ,t, bacterial spot, and mosaic will Get It At WOODS! The New Sensational K-M Hand-Picking Helps To Curb Garden Pests Hand-picking Is often the best It I*** KM INttCTIClDl PIS* 1 ^ '••£' l ° O»»ATI 2]?" 1U U coKt.un ruwui »^j| ^5VW*II«*^VJ> This is the funous in sect killer used rouml the world by our armed forces. AEROSOL INSECTICIDE DISPENSER Contains Uic t'a- movis DDT Formula $295 Kills flics mos<|uitos, „ ants. Iv-cl hups, roaches, i water buj;s, moths, sil- vcr ami oilier insects. Farmers Attention! Start Your Campaign for Pest Control NOW! Depend on WOODS for the proper DDT Test Control Solutions 1o meet your every need and safeguard your stock. When NEW and heller formulas arc available WOODS will have it. United States can cxjwct a third consecutive bumper wheat crop — dependent upon the weather—but export of enough farm-stored t;raln I to meet current famine needs now' would cut Immediate reserves far below average, grain ex[x:rts said today. Leading grain dealers and processors predicted that the winter when And thai, according to Mrs. T. mcltwd of controllnn insects, In R. Watson, county Clothing Chairman of the Home Demonstration Club Council. Is a good Wen to keep In mind. If you're one of those ambitious girls who Is making her own spring coal.s and suits this ycuv. M\s. Wntson adds. "Ai drops the bugs Into a can of kerosene. Cora Coleinan, home .y said. As fionen food plants become available In new localities [nirdcn- ers wnnl to grow products which free/c well so that advantage may be taken of this type of food processing. The following list of fruit anil vegetable varieties is recommended by (In* University of Arkansas College of Agriculture for processing In quick Irce/lng plants: Asparagus, Mury Washington, beans (green vegetable soyl, Ilan. . ., sol: bemis (snap'. 'iVndergrccn, rteiiioiislrnlloii nueiU. said. hniul-Viimlvolh. Ful | Meausurc. Kentucky picking of Insects need nut be i> itislaMcful chore. Tomnlo hornwnrms Wonder (pole), linuiul 1'od Kidney ' easy to see, nun n iniiii gracie imucrn is a gow . iniinlKrx. II Investment when you try your hand nl tailoring. Alter all its represents only a very small Item In proportion to I he total cost." Now nlKnit this pattern— net your crop would lilt Ihc government April | I( ,,,,|iar si/c pattern, a pattern 'ihat I estimate of 830,000000 bushels. '!,- ,,, s yol| , shoul( | cls „,„( bllsl . c i loo s_000.000 more (him 194S-K the wca- often give (rouble. a style that's simple. For the material - buy the amount the piiltcrn tells you, and (lie best A rich sandy loam containing im I material you can get for your abundance of lumius is desirable' for lomato production, although they cnn be grown on the heaviest the lightest of soils. On the sandy loajn soil types, th e home demonstration afienl recommends that tomatoes l>e fertlliv.ed with 7 to 8 pounds of mixed commercial fertili/cr for each 100 feet of row. The material should be applied in two rows four to five inches t'> each side of the row where the plants will be set and shoiild be placed about * Inches below Ihc ground level. Varieties recommended most highly by the University of Arkansas College of AKricktlture arc Flut- gers and Marglobe. There are other good varieties but these two have proved to best most resistant. to the disease called tomato will they also yield well. On heavier soils that hold moisture well. the Mnrglobc will out-yield the TiulKcrs. but the Rutgers is more resistant to drought conditions and Is most years in this state will give you the best results. Where tomatoes arc to be slaked the plants may be set two In two and a hall feet apart in the row, and the rows may be three to four feet apart. If Ihc plants are not to be staked. Miss Colc- imin said, the spacing should be about one foot greater in the row. Staking of the plants keeps the fruit from coming in contact with the soil, with resultant spoilage from rotliii" In periods of we', weather. It is easier to keep the plants cultivated and weeded, when money. These are two very simple things —pattern and material. But, they are very essential to good .sewing any lime, especially in the tailored garment. Read Courier News Want Ads tlicrman glees the farmer a Incak. John H. MacMlllnn. Jr.. hcml of Cuvgill, Inc., nationally-known Minneapolis grain linn, said that the winter wheat crop now pushing up across tlie [;rain plains of America Is "in very fine condition . . . Ihc best on record . . . but is very vulnerable for want of moisture." In other words, the next wheat available above current reserves for feeding America and the world's starving will be plentiful If it will and usually few In is less trouble to hand-pick them from n few tomato vines Ilian It Is to spray or dust the tomatoes, Mrs. Colenmii wild. While sc|iiash l>u R Is difficult to control by spraying or dust lint. hand-pickiiiK Is quite successful, The squnsh bug Is a slender. brownlsU-lilMk bus '•:• Inch \a\\n. H lays Its lai'tic brown ei:us In scattered masses on leaves of squash, pumpkin, niellon, cante- loupc. nnd cucumber vines. Trapping Ilie squash but; by lnylntt a shinutc or Iwiard beside each plant, is recommended i,y MI SS Coleman. 'flic bugs take slu'ller under these boards ill night. Each morning the shingles ore turned over and tlie bugs killed. The eggs can also be Imnd-picked quite successfully l>o- cause they lire In masses, Rich CRK mass destroyed eliminates a <lo/.en or so iiossllite pesl.%. The simplest way to pick the eggs Is to tear off Hip part of the leaf wiih Ilie egg mass, The harlequin bug Is a pest of cole crops such ns cabbnge. iiun- ips. mustard, and collards. It sucks juices, weakening, or even Wiling the plants. The harlequin bun Is a slink bun, :i-H Inch long. Wax; beans' <llma>. Henderson large. Hush, Fordliook '.M2. Clark's Hush; Illack Heauly. New York Improved; muskmt'lon. Hearts of Gold; okra, While lightning, Clcmttoii Hplne- 1'eas (Kiiitllsh), Laxton's Pro«re»s, Little Marvel; |»ns (field) KUcK Kyr. iAWly. CvowdCT; pepper, Perfection Pimtcnto, California Wonder; rhubarb, Victoria; summer .'quash, .SlialyhtiH'ck, Crookneck, I'wlty Pun; spinach. Old Dominion, Hloomsdiilc; watermelon, iqeckley Kwccl. Klondike, Dlack Diamond. Applies, Wlnoap, • Johitiian, ui; aprtcoU, »ny Tmri •rrles, U«ton or tnjr oMK( celled ' «S« t ' f j'^**!'*5«f '„" lt«d hucklfberrl«) variety tlut > '' ' ' ' * I>liclotu; blackberries, Urge Vounn, Bo" monly cn fruit 'or any produced well. . , , Cherries. . . Montmortncy , , . Richmond; rMpberriw, MI'JT red or purple variety; «tr*wberrie«, Bl»k«- morc, How«rd 17 (Premlej-)', T«it- more, Dor. sett. Falrdx, Tenneuee Beauty. ' .' '. • 1 beet.s, Detroit Dark Hcd; broccoli. Sprouting Green. I'Yce/.cr's Sproutng Orccn. Carrots, lied Cored Chantcncy: caulltlower. Kiuly Hnmvball. Knoiv- drlfti sweet corn. (Joldcn Cvuss Hautam, Arlstogold Hantiuu Kver- green, Arlslogold Miinlain; eggplant, FLOORS REFINISHED New Floors Laid and Finished. Make Your Old Fkwra Ix>ok New—Modern Sandtaf Equipment Used. Call 469 for Free E»UJMt« Deal's Paint & Wallpaper Store Paints, Wallpaper, Siaii-0-Woorf Awning* < IM 8«. Flnt "W« t)l«m mmi W»» n»»t«" ***•* *** I only rain wil h bright red ami hlack mnrk- Tlic next 20 days win icll about! !" RS ' . Tn ° c **\ are I' 1 " 1 * ""J 1 wh " 1 ' conditions in the Texas Panhandie. »> «»- '^, ^'Zssos ' on' Ihe WOODS Drug Store Where Blythevillc Meets Roy Woods OWNERS Kalph Nichols Phone 507-508 211 West -Main Street they are supported. The staking where the soil is very dry. MacMil- Itin said. The wheat crop Is Browing in such profusion that it needs plenty of moisture. E. H. Mirlck. vice-president of Ihc pillsbury Mills, said at Minneapolis that the outlook for winter wheat was "very promising," despite 'occasional dry spots." The spring wheat crop is 90 days from harvest, too far away to make predictions, lie said. i A government meteorologist at Chicago warned that dry weather was hurting winter wheat in the southwestern area, source for six to 10 per cent of the nation's crop. The area covered northwest Texas, eastern New Mexico, southwest Kansas and extreme western Oklilhoijia. But at Kansas City, Harry Robinson of.ithc Kansas, elevntors said- he could not agree with reports that the southwestern corner of Kansas was suffering from datlRcr- oiis conditions. He said soaking rains in March had built up Ihc subsoil moisture — the wet layer which lies beneath tlic earth's stir- leaves where they can be easily seen, noth I be adult bugs and the cgy masses arc easy to see and pick off. Miss Coleinan explained. should be done fairly soon after the plants are set out. as less damage will be done to tlic roots of the plants at this early stage, said the agent. If pruning is to be practiced on .staked tomatoes, then 2 or 3 stems should be left to provide more foliage to help keep the fruit troni sun-burning. Where plants are pruned to one stem, the agent said. (ace. He said that a 4,000,000 acre Best Fruits AndVegetables For Freezing A new nnnlc for conslclnnUion lu tlccUUnK whnt variety ol vesc- lubte.'j to plnnl Is how Ihc product; JvlU fare In a frozen (ood lockor Core ec . Coloman, home dnuou- rhftlton wf North MlgKiiwfit[>l Conn- We are Now Contracting for t Crowder and Purple Hull Peas Delivered Price in Pods *65°° Per Ton the foliage is not dense enough to prevent this damage. Some gardeners do not prune, but merely tie the entire plant to the stake. crop in northwestern Kansas might be hurt if it does not rain In the next two or three weeks. I ANNOUNCEMENT 1 I I I 1 m I 0 I I I I I I • *.*-• I 1 1 We have moved to our new location (our own Bulk Plant) and we arc quite proud of it, too. We arc located on Highway 18 at the Southwest corner of the former Chicago Mill property. Our plant is on both sides of the road in the curve where the Highway curves Southwest. Our telephone number is the same as it has been since the dial system was installed (2005). Our personnel is the same (B. J., Joe, Jack, Vcrnon, Jim and Bailey). The move marks a step of progress for us. There will be no change in our operating policies. Our chief purpose will be as it has been for the past twelve years ... to maintain a carefully planned and supervised service ... to keep abreast of changing conditions and to supply our customers with a complete line of specialized Petroleum Products of the high' cst quality. We have streamlined our firm name . . . changing it from B. J. Allen, agent for Sinclair Refining Co., to: ALLEN PETROLEUM COMPANY "Marketers of Petroleum Products" We cotdially invite you to drop in to see us often. Thank you. Blytheville Canning Co.lnc P. O. Box 310 Blytheville, Arkansas We Are Also Buying Crowder and Purple Hull Pea Seed* Blylheville Area Farmers Face A Bright Prospect in 1946.., i i I I i vi ALLEN PETROLEUM COMPANY Phone 2005 Blytheville, Ark. P 1 1 i I 1 I I I i You'll Enjoy Doing Business at This Friendly Bank You'll find this n Friendly, Understanding Bank and the. vacant chair beside ench officer's desk fs a silent Imitation for you to sit down and talk over your business problems with them at any time. We'll try to help you. and The FIRST NATIONAL BANK is Ready to Assist You with Low Interest Farm and Crop Production Loans. Your Friendly First National Bank has FAIJH in th« Blytheville farmers. We have faith in the land you work. We have faith in your ability to produce good crops. We have unbounding faith in the future of our country. As evidence of this faith we arc are ready »o assist you with low interest farm and crop production loans which will in turn help you to produce bigger and better crops . . . crops that will add immeasureably to the wealth and happiness of Blytheville and its surrounding area. If you feel you need some money, come in and let's talk it over. We can help you in a friendly, neighborly way. The First National Bank THE ONLY NATIONAL BANK IN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY MEMBER FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM MEMBER FJ>.I.C.

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