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, JULY 15, 1949 THEV ILLS (AKKJ COURIER HtWi FACE SBVBW rj, ;" >_^---~ *~ V" «*< ^-^-r^ ~ -, ' ' » '*•• - , _ ~ •' V " 1 Crop Acreage Off In Most of Stale AOnly Cotton and Ric« Farmers Show Hikes; Rest Below '48 Mark Acreage o f principal crops i n Arkansas this year Is slightly less than In 1948. according to the State and Federal crop Reporting Service. In Its weekly crop buletin, the Service estimated a nine percent Increase in cotton acreage and a thvoc percent increase in rice out pointed out that reduced acreages or other crops more than offset increases in these tsvo main cash crops. Cotton and rice accounted tor more than three-fourths of the value of production of field crops last year, the Crop Reporting Service said. Indicated production of most crops is below 1948 which was a banner year for Arkansas agriculture. Arkansas rice growers expect to harvest 387.001) acres this year-, according to the Services report, which is an increase of three percent over 194S. This makes the fourth consecutive year that a record high acreage of rice has been grown ill the slate. An Arkansas corn crop of 28,484,000 hu?hels is indicated by July 1 conditions, the Crop Service reported. This is 11 percent below the 194B production due to a nine percent decrease In acreage and Qri^-half bushel lower yield. This ,\Kir's acreage of corn in Arkansas is the smallest in 15 years. An oats crop ot 7.150.000 bushels | was indicated on July 1. the Crop Service said. This is 22 percent under the 1948 crop. Hay production is estimated at 1,568,000 tons —down 17 percent from last year Production of Irish anrf sweet potatoes Is expected to be considerably below last year and the 10- year average. Acreage or soybean "for beans ,is four percent under the 1948 acreage. The first production forecasts for the cotton and soybean crops will in August, the Service rolific Aphids osc Threat to frees and Shrubs TOO MUCH WATER—An alfalfa cutler stands isolated by water in 'A field flooded by a cloud burs I near Midland, Kan., deluging it with over six inches of rain. Kansas farmers are complaining ol too much rainy weather. The wheat crop has suffered over- moisture and the Kansas River Valley potato crop is imperiled. Most people know of npltids roduceis of the sticky "honeydew" lat drips from trees onto side- Farm Bureau Chief Scores ., Brannan Plan WASHINGTON—July IS— </fl— »lks, parked can and sparkling i Tlie president ol tin nation'* larneat plant lice are! firm organization yesterday acctis- ed Secretary or Airictilture Braunan immer duds, lore than Just i lowever. They minor annoyance, pose nreat to the health of your arbor- l (lets. With the onslaught ol torrid unxmer, they multiply In astrono- nlcal figures. Aphids are parlhena- enetic. which simply means they may reproduce without (ertlnza- ion. l,eft unmolested, they'll often eem over shrubs anri shade trees, damaging new growth or causing eaves to dry out and curl, warns M. W. Staples, field supervisor of the Davey Tree Expert Co. Severely infested trees may ne seriously harmed. Norway maples are among the more obvious sufferers. The hairy green lo brown Norway maple .iphids will be found the mietersides of the leaves Serloi:s infest ntions may be followed by a heavy svimmer leaf drop Obviously. Norway maples are not able to withstand both hot. dry weather and the relentless sucking of tile lu:ngry hordes. They drop home of their foliage in self-defense. Concerned home owners are advised by the tree expert to use nicotine sprays to liquidate the pests. Only those directly hit witti the spray will succ"mh. Even with skilled sprayiiiK control may not be wholly satisfactory. Not only do the insects multiply at an astouisii- ol ••throwlni tnt farm problem into the partisan political arena." Allan B. Kline, head ol thr American Farm Bureau Federation, called the Brtmnin proposal to let prices drop for the benefit of consumers, with the government subsidizing farmers, "• new and untried concept." Kline te.-itilert before a tenat* agriculture subcommittee which Is holding hearings on the Hrannan farm plan. "The cost of this program would be stas8cri..8." Kline said, adding: "Here is the basis for real regimentation. Furthermore, there Is no good reason why the government should pay part of the grocery bill ol every citizen." He said the Farm Bureau wants the "flexible price support" act passed by Hie la.st congress, continued and strengthened. It is known as the Aiken act and was sponsored by Senator Alken (R- Vtl. While not regarded as "perfect," Kline said the llexiWe-price support plan should serve as the cornerstone for future peace-time farm programs. Farm Crop Expert Says Runout Plant Breeds Just Myth DBS MOTNES, Iowa CAP*—The beliei that ACUTE crop varieties "runout" is a myth, .says I. J. Johnson, head of the farm crops department at Iowa Slate College. be made aaid. Indications on July l pointed to »n Arkansas peach crop (farm crop plus commemnl) of 2-376,000 bu- *hels which is Tour percent less than Insl year but nine percent It speed 4-H'ers Rewarded For Having Fun In State Contest The 1M9 National *-H recreation and rural arl.s program—a newcomer in \he field ol sponsored 4-H activities—is well launched \n Arkansas, according lo the Slate sprung, he said, from the [ Extension Office in Little Rock. with which -some new crop varieties have replaced the old in recent years. The belief isi.that certain varieties of self-pollinated crops may break down after a lew years of replanting In a particular area. "It's biologically impossible for oaU or any other self-pollinated the sense that _ more than the id-year average. The I crop to run out in th forecast of apples in 1948 and six this term is ordinal i' percent above average. Production of grapes \s indicated at 10.300 tons compared with 11,100 tons last year and 8,610 ions, the 1938-47 average. Control of Weeds To be Studied at I^CottonConference MEMPHIS, July 15. U?)—Weed control will be a major subject of study at the heitwitic cottoo mechanization conference in Ben- nettsvllle, S.C., Aug. 17-19, the national cotton council lias announced. ily used," he says. In the case ol Tama and Boone varieties of oats, Johtison ;nid .tho.se varieties were resistant o most of the diseases that were! bothering oats at the time they j were developer!. Then Helm tnt ho- aporium blight blossomed into a disease for oats and Tama and Boone were susceptible to it. 'That is why we -switched lo Climon oats which was reslstajU to Helm:nthosporinm as well us other diseases," he explain.?. "However, the Tama and Boone varieties did no ( run out They were sUH as resistant to the other diseases as at the start." Hybrid corn, he says .i* a clear ca.se of a plant that literally rims out alter the first year. However, Ranson E. Aldrich, chairman of j hybrid corn is not *• ^ rile crop v ^~ trie council's Production and Mar- | nety, Johnson says. H cannot breed keting Committee, said effective ' weed control "is a necessity to the cotton mechanisation program." Aldrich said extensive proRress has been made in developing mechanical weed control machinery, but that this must be supplemented "by other methods of control." The development of successful chemical weed control offers Ihe greatest hope At present, he said. Introduced only last year, the program ha.s already chalked up an unusually good record which Includes training 7,150 Junior and V- 390 aduH 4-H Club leaders 'm recreation, in addition 1,006 clubs in 44 states 7;ere awarded blue rih- bon.s for outstanding performance; 350 counties won $25 ?ach in cash toward buying recreational equipment; 21 states received *50 eaci lor crafts premiums, while live boys and three girls were givei educational trips to the National ikely unless considerable ar .horouglily sprayed at one ps.s are time. Young Farmers Plan For State Convention Jack Seay, Mate president of the Younsr farmers of Arkansas, an organization of the 21.500 veterans enrolled in the institutional-on- farm training progmn in vocation* al agriculture announced today that Governor Me Math will be pii'netpal speaker at the opening session 'ol 348,000 Bushels Wheat Harvested By State Farmers LITTLE ROCK. July 15. CAP) — .rkanss.s farmers have harvester !H8,000 bushels ol wheat Irom 2V- ODo acres, the Agi icultnrHl Department has reported. Agricultural statistician Mile. McPeek said this year'.s crop was "a little below" the ten-year aver age of 290.000 bu.shels a year. The 1948 yield was 525,000 bushels from Parade of Farm Accident Victims Would Last Week A f«rm accident memorial parade in honor of nil the victims ot farm accidents In a year would fx- t*nd lor S.340 mllea mid would l«sl alniOAt entirely during National firm Safety Week. That statement wa« nude recently by Ouy H. Noblt. Vice President ; for Parma ol the National Safety Council and Managing Director. Natlona'. CommiUee oil Boys' und Girls' Clnb Work. "ThU Imaginary procession," Mi- Noble said, "would contain 18500 hearses, representing the ffltali'ios, and 3S1.COO automobile/!, each cur- ] ryinft five persons Injured in fann ! accidents. The imaginary )>voec.s- i sion would start at 5:30 a.m. Sun-1 day. July 24 I,he first day of Na- j tlorwl Pa mi Safety Week and pro- i cepd at twenty miles an hour Earli 1 chide would travel 32 feet uehind lie other, (o meet tlie safety riil*'.H ' f allowing one car length lor every : , en intUs of speed. i •AlthouRh the 351.000 luitomo-j es in tile proccssioti u'oultl con-' aln 1.755,000 persons. 45,000 farm esidciiLi Injured hy accident.s would Mil] be at home to yv'jtnes.s he procession by television. I "The procession, representing (lie •lo-ttms of accidents for u single vear. would proceed hour after lour, day alter day through the entire duration of National Piinn Safety Week and would conclude at midnight. Saturday, July M-" Mr. Noble believes such a spec- i tacle might make America call lor j new emancipation—an emancipation that would free future farm! citizens Irom the paths o[ needless' accidents ... an emnncipalion j Sure, We've Got 'Em!" • CULVERTS All sfoec of concrete culverts . . . . »l the right nrlt*. BLOCKS .In, cinder, elude I base*. • SAND & GRAVEL • All lyprs: rn<'k fare, plain, cinder, cinder parllllon anri pvrAiiilri Works and fuse*, Johnson Block Co. We Deliver Highway 61 South Phone 2380 WE HAVE IT! A quick-attaching cultivator .without levers! 30.000 acres. McPeek said the drop was (iue to that would keep the farm youth of j America Jnfe suet lianpy on the tanrus, ready and wiilins to (to their pai't to make America the Rirat nation It should he and can be. "We can stop farm accident*." Mr. Noble concluded, "only liv stopping: ursafe practkre.s. us requested in President, Truman's rocinmr tion." the 2nd an,, al ro ri the Y.F.A. julv 11 at 8 pin. i,, the! miUcly 12 ' 000 blLS " Cls m °', e W °" ld Hotel Marion" have been harvested on the same President Sea.v. at Calico Rook, i "reuse had "conditions been more 4-H Club Congress in A total of «5,28fl Read Courier New« Want Ads awarded m the same manner by United Slates Rubber company, .spon.sors of the program. Awards are based on well-rounded recreation activities developed and carried out by loca! 4-H Clubs. The eisiht individual trips are provided for 4-H'ers who have excelled in recreational leadership. Antony the events designed for club groups are indoor and outdoor games; dancing, festivals, tours and plays. For members there RVP. numerous types of recreation including leather, metal oi 1 woixi craft; stage and set designing; 5ports and hobbies; leading singing or dancing, or serving HS a committee member. The entire program w conducted stated that the Executive Committee which was in session in Little Rock. June. 16 and n arranged the three day convention program (or July 12 and 13. The executive committee is comprised of Jack Seay. president; Ralph Buck, vice-president, Fay- ca°o. | ettevllle; W. H Kingston, secretary- again be | treasurer, p.iragould; Luclan J. Lee. reporter. Strawberry: Ellis Sample, sentinel. Hazen; and Victor H. Wohlfnrd. state supervisor o! the veteran* farm training program in Arkansas with the State Department of Education, executive secretary. President Seay said he wns expecting 500 delegates and representatives Irom the 891 veteran (arm training classes in Arkansas. 1 .avora'nU:." Tennessee Restaurant h Robbed of $7,000 MILAN. Tenn., July IS. <A> Mid -Soil th *€8rch continued today (or three men who held up the Gotten EiiRle Rc.sLauranl near [his West Tennessee city ilpht and escaped with between $7000 and S8000. C. D. Youn?. Tennessee highway ispA teller, said the bandits took money, car keys and even some ol The Roman hattertnfr-ram nsfrt In the siege of Sy&rcuse in 213 B.C. had a head or Iron and iron rings around H-s beam. RENT A CAR Drire Anjwhtrt Viw Firms* Simpson Oil Co. Phone 937 SOFT WATER ON YOUR FARM • Guaranteed • Yi>« can the wonderful and havinit soft water nn your farm <J«" jfet m /mxter n Water Sofl- t<j«er from BUILDERS SUPPLY, Inc. FIRESTONE Presents Something New in Refrigeration Modern Upright Sfyfe The National Wildlife Federation estimates Dial the yield of commercial fish can bt increased by over forty per cent in a few years through the use of conservation practices. under the supervision of the Cooperative Extension Service. 71-Year-Old WomanHeld Guilty of Killing Man, 68 HOCKFORD. III.. July IS. Wl'i circuit court jury Wednesday took two hours to decide that Mrs. Catherine Peterson, 71, wns guilty of shooting Leonard Thompson. 68. The shooting occurred last May 18 tin a road near Rockford during a quarrel over another woman. Mrs. Peterson was found guilty of H.ssnult with Intent to murder. Sentence has not lice" p-^eil Under the law Mrs. Peterson c:in be sentenced to one to H years hi the penitentiary. Attorne.y Max A. Weston said he would file a motion for a new trial. Heie'x n ctilfivaftir llml can fie nllnrlird to R Find Tr.iclor in nut much over une minute. And, wi(h Hydraulic Touch Control to H(t il ami the Ftml Tr»d«i''s short-turning, you can lurii quickly on (he row ernls. Ytm'ie well »lonx with the 5ob befuie lh« ulhur fellow IK sUrled. Let UK shttw you how In kmu-k nut weeds . . . with on I knocking yourself out, ton. Cultivator Is strongly mud* and cornea with rigid or .spring ilianks. S« HI Ford Faral quarter* . . . Imp lem«nt and *er , part* iec. Russell Phillips Tractor Co. the clothing off patrons who were the cafe at the time of the robbery. Witnesses said the robbers fled towards Memphis. State H^hv/ay Patrolmen said Arkansas State Police have been alerted. A rka nsa s Sta te Troopers B tU Gordon and Marion Thorns arrested two suspects In the Rit/. Hotel in West Memphis, Ark. today. The officers reported the automobile which was beinp used by the suapccts at the time of their ar- re.st \\ns rented in Memphis. Names were not disclosed. NOTICE OF ORAN'TIN'Ci OF I.TQUOK VKKMIT Notice is htrfby given that the Ca.'nmi.isioner of Revcim™ of tlie Stale of Arkansas haA issued a pt 1 ]'- init. No. 224 to Virginia Jo'nrw to sell and dl.siinii.^e vino;!."; 03- spii'it- nous liqno« for tever.ige at retail on the premises de.scnbeit as TTB S. Division St.. Blyllievllle. This permit Issued on the 1st day of July 1949 and expires on the 30 day of June 1950. Virginia John.s 7 IS-12 SOYBEAHS ARE ONE OF MANY TAII UT TO II MONTHS TO PAT K*SS€Y-HA»IU ».ft. M.O. CUffK 19 CU. FT. FOOD FREEZER fut-frwm + Hold« «66 lk». of flfttM * Takw M mtn t*or «p«o« thui a » l«uatlmal MV t»nt<K«l tajmUtit * Kn«i»l»»l M «nr»U. 1» n. n. — twin M tWn Available on Easy Terms! FIRESTONE 0. O. H«r4«way 207 W. Main pt!«M 2102 >lr» M^ tTM I* M* twr , Tk. »-^J l.». r.T.O. ...>•> 1« H. "M" W< Pi^^UJ . .. ~i *.!«. >^ 1 *. ft, kif>*> M«W "ItA" EXfERIENCE IR 111 DIFFERENT CROPS II YOURS WITH A M A S S E Y- H A R 1 1 S »«p..rr.b.i Wk !« ItM wk— M tjft Clipper ConbfnvT It Volt* *H nnall cewb<n« hoiv**1in<7 r*cortji . . . MT«d crop oft«r er0p tf down ffnd tan?l«d ^roin . . . worked foiT*r h*cou»* of hi gnal cnpflcitf. Sov*4 aon*y too, bf itducinq hmvvalin^ *xp«n«»i ond tfttir.1 all •! lh« 7r<Tl>. T»dar'i CUpp«( !• m •¥•!! 9i*ert*r volu*. Now you git ID y«eri' «zp«cl*nc* *• hondHnq moi» tho» 110 drifortot ciop«. Exp«rl»nc« thert faj* tK« Cl(pp*T'» v«T wilk a o^*a**r ••aaut* •< «r«r taiuranc* tboH *v*r b*Fon. You a.«4 d«on*r qraift . . • abklilf to Xovdl* c/op« oll*n o^v«n up by otKor mnbin** M hop»l«*i . . . you »p«nd !•«• Hm« In lh« l]«ld b*coui« th* CHpp«r mov*« ri^ht along no manet wliwt th« e»*dirt»fti. An<j >ho«« 110 d1tF*r»nl CfOf« iMlud* •rorythlnf hOM tiny blu* ^ro*« to Allen Hardin, Manager Highway lil South Jil.vfheville, Arkansas Phont 2171 PURINA CUSTOM SPRAYING Kill Ml nV* C«fnbiM« In Tn tnmirt yourself of frnmpl «l*liT»ry thi» f»ll, »t urg« yon lo pUce your order soon. 61 Implement Co North Hlwur Phon« 21.12 Put our power sprayer to work for you ,.. L»t ut put your power sprayer lo work on broad- leal weedi In your pasture, fence rows, com row* and small qtain Reldt. Purina Weed KUUt appli«4 wilh our ipecial equipmtnl will help increase production and »av« time and labor later on. We'll gladly give an estimate on the job. CALL US EARLY GIT THI JUMP ON THQSt WIIDS IIFOM M'S TOO IATI1 4493—T«l«phon«—4493 L. K. Ashcraft

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