The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 23, 1944 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 23, 1944
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ULY'L'UKVIUM COUItlKU NKU'S Air Maneuvers 4, . ' '. < Planned Sunday \ Planes From Maiden .In Demonstration ~ At Cape Girnrdcau ARMY AIR •"'! Maiden, Mo, Nov. 23 - fc' 'Vist Missourlaus will get an it opportunity to see Just whu the AAFs C-VJ "Workhorse of (he Ail' liane does In combat •Aden planes rnd men from (his First Tioop Car tier Command base participate In the CivJl Air Patrol's Air Mineuvers nt Cipe Ghardeau on Sunday afternoon r A crottd of 10,000 Is expected to be on hand for the mineuvers to Le'jielcl'ln, "conjunction with n \vai loud ralh' The'tpectators will sec troop carrier planes and gliders from this Combat Crew Training Slallon " demonslrate ' (lie various pha?es ot the rigid program slu- detH, pilots and their crews go vhroiigh .at Maiden, file first planes from Maldeij lo arrive over the mnnemer aiea'wlll come in a /ornnllon of (nice ships •nid 'Rill go through a tactical Innd- In^hnneuver, selling rtosvn at 15- An eighteen ship foiinntion, two .sanadrons, will "drop "pirapicks," •vlllfli in combat are bupdles ot suop^ies and equipment dropped In 1 limited area foi paratroopers after they have made theh jnmo Draping''the" bundles In a si)eciflc area requires supeib timing lhat ccmes cnlj after intensive training .and is an essential factor.tnn successful airborne operation Sr^plancs towing gliders will fly a vest-in, a formalion simulating an irriorne attack Gliders will play an important part in the maneuver^ vvilh demonstrations planned °f .iUglmer release nnd a siiatc'i Tne glider snstch pick-up may \ ell be the most speetaculni nc- tnity the spectator can witness In the opeiation a slider Is snatched almost airecllv off the ground by , a C 47 lhat zooms ,jn a few feet above (lie .ground and, by a pole extended from 1 the bottom or the 9 fuselage, grabs the tow rope ex- l fended ar«J held off (he ground by j two rods This mnncuvci is used i in combat to recover n glldei forc- f e<idmn in an aiea where a plane i cculd not land or take-off f Piloting the phnea from Maiden ',i n ,"! e maneuvers will, be semal ot the Army Air Forces outstnml- ^jng,pilots who have seen extensive r femce overseas In troop carrlci | activity, including Ihe European f invasions where the Troop Carrier | Played n very Imporfnnt role > Among those who 1 will be partlci j eating me Major Alphons-e coencn, [ one of the most widely traveled . combat pilots in the AAP with 2J months service. In North Afuca Tunisia, Slcitr.-'Ifaly, and Buimn Vijor Jake'SartE, one ofsthe first ttocp caiVjeX pjldls.,m the. Ohlrln- Burma-India'nhei>Ire with the nn- iiel'e\.ible ( totni"otr'4lo rmssions, 15() of them over the treacherous Hnn: nlajas, capt Thomas Telzrovv, and County's Mechanical Pickers First To Be Used In Arkansas Jf chc«)i) cotton is '(.he only liojw of Sotilheni farmers in meeting the postwar challenge of synthetic fabrics nnd keener competition on foreign markets,' Ihe mechanical cotton picker rmiy become one of the most important factors in pieservmg one of the nation's greatest industries. Mississippi cwmly planters, al- * • the rive nre in use/this season, and If plenty were available there would be at least 50 nt work In tills county alone, observers estimate. Acrcjilcd As 1'raclical While : the mnchlnc ndmlltcdly needs Improvcihent, its performance In Ihe Held already has won for It acceptance as a sound, practical Implement. Its advantages He In the fact thai It. can be operated by anyone who can drive ti tine- tor, that It requires but one mnn (o handle, and that it, can harvest cotton far luster and cheaper Ihan human pickers. One of its biggest disadvantages Is that It does not salj the. the government would allow to be manufactured. Cdicr Uses for Ti<ac(or . The cost of the mechanical plek- ev Is approximately $3800, but tills Includes a f 1000 tractor which can he detached and used lor olhcr farhi work. The International Harvester Company, which keeps ono at Ihe Ohlendorf farm lor exhibit, and experiment, '/nrtmifnctiinxl )>m seven of the machines lost year. Pint one used In Ihls county was on Ihe Hrynn mxi Mnrblp plantation ill 1041. . . Those who attended the recent market value. Of Ihe five pickers in use In this tctintj two arc on the Harold Ohlendoif farm near Osecolti. Two mo on the nearby Bryan nnd Marble plantation nml (he fifth, o^™- cd bv International Harvestti 1 Com-, pan), is kept at Osceola tor ctem- These nve the only such machines In Arkansas. . Scores of farmers, experiencing the most-critical shortage of farm labor evei felt in this arcn, attended a demonstration at [he Ohlendorf >lanta!!6n during October, were im- !apl, Roderick ROsanen, both veteran c-47 pilots who flew para-, troopers and supplies Into the combat zone in the North Africa, Sicilian, and Italian Invasions. "robot" picker can easily harvest eight bales of cotton dally nnd that It does not hurm unopened bolls. It |s estimated, (bafeosl of • ma- r chaiilca] harvesting will not excc'cd $7,50'per bale, although some who hnv'e had experience'with 1 the ma-, chine say It can be done cheaper. This'compares with an approximate cost' of between S30 and $40 per bale for hand-picked cotton, dc- Dcnillng on transportation costs nnd prevailing wage scales In different areas, t . Tills saying Is citilmcil to more than offset the loss In. grade as result . of using the mechanical |;lcker. Experiments In September, 1043, at lhc Ohlendorf farm, showed that machine-picked cotton averaged n.little.more than ji grade below., hand-picked cotton ,ancl the loan value of machine-picked cot- THURSDAY, NOVKMHKll 23, ton was Bb'ouli $0.27. per.' bale..-Jess.' Two 'months later, however, ma-' cblne-plckcd colton was classed about two erodes lower than handpicked cotlon, the loan value In-' dlcallng about $14.40 difference Iril fuvor of Ihe Inlior. v To Develop Special Cotton I Much future research work will [. be directed toward breeding cotton !hn( c"n best be picked mechanically, and on Improvement of Binning rnelhcds to eliminate trash the ma- clilnc picks up which lowers (ho ade, ' D. I,. Eason, district agricultural ngent from Greenwood, Mlsa." recently said that the fnrnier who uses the mechanical picker must ehoase land Dint a'lll allow the regularity ot operation that Ihe ma : chinery demands and that his fields must.,dry evenly or he must mnke lime — consuming adjustments on his machiory each time It passes from n wet spot to a dry and from dry to wet. .•'•.- • •' But despite Its Imperfections,'tiic cotton picking machine Is btilna successfully opcrnteil in this county and In the delta of Mississippi. On Ihe 4000-acrc Hopson PlanlatJOii near Clarksdale, Miss., there . are seven mechanical pickers now in operation. • At a recent demonstration on the Hopson place the seven > inachines picked 0 bales of cottoirln' 15 hours; Thai'would represent the Work bl about 300'human pickers. ' llalis'i Not'Damaged ' ' . The big, ml, machines pick one rpw at' a .time. Protruding vine lifters hold Inc.'cotton'plant Kently up .through a' six or eight-Inch 'slot where whirling and moistened spindles pick out the cotton from the bolls. Rubber cloffcrs rcnibve the cotton from the spliidleB and then it goes through ;a system of sue' tlnn pipes, blowers, cleaners and fl-' daily into a basket at the top. This basket «111'hold about one-half of ti bull'- ' When It W full Hie operator simply pu|ls (v lever. The cotton then Ir dumped into trailers or wagons to be hauled to the gin. Initial step's already have been taken toward construction of a $li ; - CCC'.tCO International Harvester Co., Inc.. |Jant near Memphis where cotton pl:king machines would be manufactured. The company bought ,o 200-acrc tract on the Loosahatchle Kivcr, four miles north of Memphis in !0 ; !2.for construction of the first Ifirgc farm machinery manufacturing plant in the South. Work en the plant was not started, however, became of war conditions. .But this week h delegation of Mld- ( Sdulh men went to Washington 1 ''I'd 1 ask priorities for construction of the plant. - ' ' • -' ' If their plea brings rcsulls It probably will mean - that "robot" pickers Will become common on cotton forms within Ihe next few years, and that another important slcp will have, been laken toward mechanized cotton production. ,Want to Feel Years Younger? At all .drug «t«E£e .everywhere ~- ID PbllitvllK ot Klrbr'.DraV. -• ' GREYHOUND LINES ANNOUNGE NEW LOCAL SERVICE TO MEMPHIS South Bound Head Down North Bound. , Read Up 7:.'iO AM J f v. HlyllieviHc, Ark. Ar. 7:55 I'M 8.05 AM. ; Ar. Osceola, Ark. Lv. 7:2Q PM !l:fi5 AM Ar. iMcniphis.'Tenn.' - • Lv. 5:30 PSI Effective November 22, 1944 For Further Irirormalfon Call/ G RE Y H Q,:U ftp , BjU S :'T*' R M I N A 1^ 109 North Firili Slrctt '' ' " ' "'* rhone 44J For Business! —A completely new—^completely modern dry cleaning plant. f 24 Hoiif Service bnR|ques|l '•f 'f''- CITY CLEANERS 308 E. Main Phone 3197 War Loon ll at the Starting 8 o'Clock (Doois Open al 7 o'clock) Present ing •"GREENW1 with Don Ameche and Carmen Miranda Positively NO TSCKETS Will Be Sold to This Show- Buy a Bond and Receive a FREE TICKET! 1 %<• l' /,"" W > >,V% • , ' ' i, N ? Passes Will'Be , Admitted To This Show IN THE 6th WAR LOAN! It's not over, over there—not by a long shot! Uncle Sam can count on the fighting men to keep on fighting—and he must be able to count on you to keep on backing them, by buying extra War Bonds in the Sixth War Loan Drive, now on. • SEE WHAT YOUR EXTRA 400 BOND WILL DO: It will help piy for tlie things our men must Imc—runs planes, tankj, food. .^j ft vrill help hold down the cost of living. It will provide a ncjt egg for th« futute-the United Suicj ContDtaent gMraalea ihtt you will get your money back. It will show our fighting men (hit you are willing to d o >OBrparl! m* eooum is smt AT AKE you? This Message Contributed To The 6th Wdr Lobn By Hz r Gem and Roxy Theatres Mr. and Mrs. 0. W. McCutchen NOTICE OK SALE. Notice is Cfcby given llml the undersigned lortgngee lii a mortgage executed y Joe V. Wnrd lo liic United Slates i tlic 2p day of March, 1914 and uly filed In the otnce of the he- orUcr In and for Mississippi Coun', Arkansas; the said Joe V. Ward avlng waived nil eights of unpralse- iiiiit, sole and redemption under 10 laws of the State of Arkansas; ursliant to the powers granted un- or the terras of the aforementioned nbrtgage, and by the laws of the fate of Arkansas, will on the 24th ay of November, 19+4, between the ours of 9 o'clock In the forenoon nd 5 o'clock In the afternoon of lid dnte, at Mlsseo, 9 ml. w, 6l Mlson, In the County of Missis- ppl, State of Arkansas, offer for ile lo the jiighest and best bidder ir cash, the following described ! property, to-ivit: J bay horse, 1 black horse, 1 red Jersey cow, 1 cultivator, 1 turn plow, 1 middle buster, ! streaker, 1 planter, i harrow, 2 double shovels, 2 collars and 2 sets plow gear. Witness my hand this the 23 day of November, 1044, Unlt- "'1 States of America, By Robert W. Downs', FSA Supervisor. Tlic Gibson, one o/ San Francisco's most r/.malav cocktails .if the old days corral;;.d an onion, among 0'her inni^^-ms. 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