The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 22, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 22, 1949
Page 7
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FRIDAY, JULY 22, 19-19 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER K1CWS SEVEN IfNIerjfcst . - armer SoybeanGroups in Three States Plan Meetings Mo., July 22-7 Dates Ri^P sites for lour meetings in Missouri. Tennessee and Arkansas oi the American Soybean Assocm- Iton of Die nc'Hu were announced Ibis week by O, H. Acorn, of Wardell, Missouri director of Ihe nssocia- lion. Sites ami dales for the meetings are: AIIJJ 10, (ChiirH'sion, Mo.; An». 17. Maiden, Mo.: AUK. 18 Parnguuld, Ark.; and A UK Kipley, Totin. "Soybeans are worth more money" will be the theme of the meetings. "Fov months soybean prices have been below comparative prices o( other commodities," Mr. Acorn sukt, '•and as a result the 1949 national .soybean acreage has taken a sharp cut." Prices have recovered somewhat recently b u t soybean and other oils remain well below the u-;iriime ceilings of Ol'A. Tliis in bound to have a depressing el 1 feel on the whole structure of farm price* if not conceited, he siiid. "The program of ttie association is devoted to sft'uvinj; a price for soybcan.s more in line with their true worth." he said. Die Iron pillar of Delhi, India, was erected about 415 A-f>. CONCRETE BLOCKS Toil f|iiiilH.v ill reason- alile prices OH all types; rock face, plain, cinder partition blocks, and pyramid hlocks and, CULVERTS We have every sine yon might want; hi- sure to gel our price before you buy. SAND& GRAVEL - We Deliver Johnson Block Co. Highway 61 South Phone 2380 ttesigned fe? 2-plow tractors? Missco Farmers In 'Good Shape' County Agent Says Crops Good Despite Rains and Weeds North MLssis-ippl County fnrm- 1 crs are in "good shape" despite heavy late spriuu rains and an over abundance of Johnson sras; and weeds. County Agent Keltl Hilbrey said yesterday. C -. on 1 he whole are lookini cood, Mr nilbiov ,^aid, and farm crs are srvyins (hat nrn.spoets ar *.s »ood as they have been in man. years. Cotton IK frnUtncr nicely, he saU! wilh Inspct f1amn?e at a very mini murn. Most of the cotton is prett well cleaned out and in a lot c. instances tiped only one or tw more plowinps. However, Mr. Bilbrev pointed on iha( the eo^t of cleaning out cotto field.';, after heavy late spring an early summer rains had kept lam 1 ers from the fields for severa wer-ks, has been the inches t history. Little I'rnfil Seen "Although the county stands Ih chance of produchii? a verv goo ci-op this year, niatiy of the farniei that are producing the crop ?tan lltile chance of making proCit di to the extremely high cost of cu tivation caused by excessive rains Mr. Bilbre,y said, The greater part of the county soybean crop has been laid by an was described by the county agen as "beautiful." Only a few field where soybeans were planted afti a cotton crop had been abandone have trot been '-id bv. Mr Bilbre aid. and these need only one wo more plowiups. Early corn is maturing fast, U omity agent r : d. and tlie crop re "made" regardless of what kit if weather prevails during ttie rest the .summer. Corn yields in North MEssissipvJi County should be considerably bove the ?--rage. Mr. Bilbrey said. 5 reasons for DEARBORN-WOOD BROS. 4 COMBINE 1—Straight-through balanced design 2—6 ft. cut. Straw-walker type rack 3—Oversize cylinder; quick speed changer 4—Easy adjustments i5—Finest construction. Priced right ISce us for coincide lnfi>rm;tlir>ii on iliis gicni romUlnr. (^rnuine parts, e.\i)crt service on Ford Traclors and Denrlinni Implements. Russell Phillips Tractor Co. Highway 61 South, Blyrheville. Allen Hardin, Mgr. TOUI H[»DQIU«IE»5 FOR FORD TMCTOIS »ND Dt»MO«)l H«W SOWIMK1 ,-, ,, AH Mo. NP !?!-> -uel Economy s Theme tor 4-H Program GOOD GAMBLE—Johnny llayhurst is one garnbie thcit renlly p.ntl oiT lor lite t'Jirjnors' Home Administration. The. KJIA set tlie blind ex-Gl up as a dairy fanner. Now Johnny's almost oil paid up and on his own. That's lu'J ov/n tractor he's ri-nin'ritis on riis farm in Paw Paw, Mich. Johnny's wife, Elhe.], tioKIs their younger diuightcr, I'alty. wlule Jeannie watches diul t\\ riyhl. S/ew Planting Method for Cotton Found irn.E ROCK, July 22 (API — An agricultiiral enpii'ieer rti.sclo.sed yc.sterdfiy lh»t good results have been obtained Ironi rxoerhnpnts in new method of plaining cotton — spnring Ihe seed instead of pouring it out in a steady .stream. However, Dr. Kyle Eneler. head of the University of Arkansas' Agricultural Ens i neon ne Department, emphasized he isn't ready yet to reciiniinend a change it) cotton planting methods. P told a cotton cliuvsinfc school here that tcjsLs bad hr-en condiict- 31 the Univei .si t y's Cotton Branch Experiment Statinu in. dropping tiiree to eight mill run cottonseed every 16 inches. The prevailing planting custom in Arkansas Ls to pour a .steady stream of seed in the rovv.s in order to gej a heavy stand, then Ihin it out later—either by human or mechanical cotton chopper?. Dr. Eij^lcr -said it required from ten to- twelve pounds ol seed to plant flu acre of tot ton by the spicing nu'lhod. Tlie normal requirement to plant an acre of cotton by pouring the seed is a bushel (33 1-2 pounds) or more. Turniiig to a discussion of mechanization in tlie cottn;] field, Dr. En^ler said "we stilt have a Song way lo go before inechriiii/^tion has Ihe complete answer to cotton production." 'J']ie human hand, lie pre- Farmers Facing Buying Problem, Expert* Declares LITTLE HOCK, July 22. <AP> — ( The big question facing farmers is ' whether \o buy more HOW or hoM , onto that dollar. Arkansas d;iiry | fanners were told yesterday. j ll 'IK H .siiuation, added Di- John 1 . White, head of the Rural Ktouoin- i ic-s Depnrijnent of the University J ol Arkansas College of Agriculture,' thai ''is "oins to .separate the men from the boys." Farmers who know wlien and what to buy to avoid a cost-price squeeze will .stay in business. who gel cau»ln, he said, \vilt be the 'boys who will have lo go back to school for a while." Dr. Wlnte said ''none of us know tlie answer." He .said Arkalisas dairy farmcrs ai'p feeling a squcew?. Milk prices are down, but the cast of ga.soline/. labor and transportation are unchanged. Feed prices are ri«wn, however, Iti addressing tlic* Par- rnt'js' Cooperative Association here, D]\ White said the dollar creasinfr in value and con.sccjueiHly consumers hesitate to Ppend now in hopes of greater values later on. Burglars Blow So/e; Wreck Building Without Disturbing f / Doradoans EL DORADO. Ark., July 22—011 ] An office saff' in a residential nren l here wax blown up early yrstcrd;iy I but appnrentlv Hie uoise didn't dis- \ turh anyborty's slumber. The burR- ary wasn't diH-ovei cd until em- ploye,, reported for work. The yegps obtained about i200 for fhc safe in [he Gulf Refining Company's bulk plant, but probably ett more th^n, \hal amount ol damage to the office- In rtdditinn to the -^aff brini? destroyed, the small office was wrecked. U of A to be Site Of Farm Bureau's Training School August 9 an,I 19 will be the date for the nmuinl nrfii-r?rs and leari i-vs tratnii>i! srbonl ol Uic Aikanss Fai'ui Biueini I-'ctlci-iition. Joe t ILirdin. Grady. .state Fnrm Ilurca luc-sident, iiiiHniiiicc<i this \vcek. Tile nirrtiiiK will lie held r.iyettc\'il!e on the campus of the i the Hot, Dry Weather Badly Needed in Most Cotton Areas! LITTLE HOCK, juiy n. w— Prospect* for the rii:o crop In Ark- 'JVo inUHoii gallons of tiiittor | atisas R?net;\11y aye. pi-umtsine and u'l will lie -saved this year by t-ondition ol the cotton <-ror> varies 0.000 rural boys and girls as u widely, say.s the Crop Reporting nect result ol putting into daily \ Service. recoi nine tided in l hi? Tj'iicor MaiJitciuinui: look at them all - University nf Arkansas, Hardin ven led. Dc]('t;;Uioj) frotn each of the "4 county Farm Bnrrfiii.s In i he 1 stale will be pi e.scnt for Ihr school, which I.s nn :iimun] summer meeting (or the stale farm organization. Df'.aU.s of (he program for Ihr mrpling will be ntinoiincccl within a few dnys. HiirtJin saiii. The meeting \vill start with an wo nine SPS- .sion on August 8, and \vill adjourn on the afternoon of the 10th. Classes and general sessions wilt be held :it tlie University, and delreMe.s will be housed ot] the UniversSiy campus. Thh will be (he third nnmml si i rn rnp] t ra ti line school for t hr county- 1 Farm Hurra u oftti-ri.s and __ i leaders in Die stute, Hardin will in- i Pi'C-slclP over the session?;. National j lenders iu agriculture fltirl Farm Ilu- rcnu will appear on the pi'ORiwm. John G. Lonsfiale Quits As Mayor ot Lonsdale I.ONRDALE. Ark.. July M. r;p)_ .lohn G. l.onsdalr, Jr.. has stepfircH out as tiiiivnr of his tittle city after four year.s in office. His resignation has bren acrrplcd by fhf 1 city council. City I?reorder Herbert Owens was named acting mayor until uoxt, year's election. Loivsd?le saicl the city 1i ea i nry was in better shape than when he took office. I^insdalc. in Garland County, was named for f/>nsdale's Intc father, a rail executive and banker. practices S'aicntal 4-H HCeoriliny to i\ recent an- alysi.s. Put en mil value of the piogram .'as e.slitnatcti by an oil company 'UU:ial when he stated thut it omc i hi ec imJiiun Anu't Linn {ami outer out Tutors hud .< chance to t'tti'U the 4-11 wuy ot tractor care, U juilhon odious ot tractor luc-I jould be saved annually. It was pointed out- inat in ihcse ;iiiy s of declining farm prices, re- iiuruig labor casts by nu'tuis ol i'tl ic if ni I factor ion, couhl umkc the (inference between urolit :tii(l Jo^s in the tanning business. One 4-H Iwy summed ut> the objt-cl I the tracltn- nunniL'iuiin'e pro- ruin m a jew words when he suul, A good-running IL;I i-tor means more cash hi ihe pocket." Arkansas 4-H Club iiiL'iuljcrs not only bring ln'iu'fit.s lo Ihe farm bin. they have an opporLntJity to Compete lor various iiulivlduu) a\viuxls. At the end o( each yeui records arc MibmiUed to the Kx(rn- -sion Office- wlu're they ai c scored on tbi^ b;<sis of accomplishment. The Stanolind Oil and das company, sponsor of the program in Arkansas, provides sterling slU'cr medalj for county winners; a trip to Ihe National 4-K Club Congress in Chicago for stulr champion, and $300 scholarships for 4-H'ns bnv- inf; (.lie best records in the nation. Since the projrct was fir si inaugurated on A national scale In 10-35, more than 110,000 Club members have le.irned, how to keep n In t tractor in to])-tiotrh working order yen i 1 "rou nd. To do tti r Job. In its weekly sum man 1 of wentl: iiuti crop conditions for the MTfk which eiule-' Tut-sduy, i lie service said some rice tirlds ore U'M.'-sy but "rain.s. in smne cases, j navo prevented (-oiuiilelc- di'ulnage lo conli rtl root ma;;^ot," Of cotton the report said: most areas cotton i fruiting hfc*»- lly and making rapid growth, particularly In clean fields. Boll weevil Is a seviou* problem in some krevt, especially where rains have interfered with poi.soning. Several week* of dry, sunny wather 1* badly Ji^edecl, both for iu.seci control an4 for the removal ol gras*,' Ftre Destroys Plane POPLAR, BIAJFP, ^^o. f juiy n— '^f'j—A four-place nJrp!ane > owned by the Newsom brothers Flying Her vice, was dwlroycti by IU* at the Irx'itl airport Wednesday nixht. K. '/.. Newsorn. one of the ownern. igelwas iryiiiR to start the motor wh*n ] LI Ixirhtlivd. causing the [lash Ilr*. Til I IXunayc was placed at $4,500. 11.500 Club leaders iii -11 stnu-s were (ruined in .special cllnic.s M-1 up thi«n]»houL the comitry for this progiam. Intervening Suit Filed Against State Liquor Low LITTLE ROCK, July 22. (AP) — An inteivcnJiiK .suit seckiup dismissal of another suit challenging constitutionality of Arkansas' "Fair Trade" Liquor Luw ha.s been filed here. A Little R(Hik florljsl. C.C. Fontaine .sr-ck- dLstiil.ssa] ol Ktiitc Rep. James A Gip-son's .suit/ Fontaine contended In his petition that "the sole of his iGipson'.e) suit, is to cmisc a rodnc- 'ion in the price of Intoxic; llciuors, ntakint; the p u r c h n s e. thereof easier tor persons in low Income brackets and etuis ing an increase in the ron.siimption of in- toxtcatiiiSE Uquor-s without regard o/ public welfare." The price of liquors went up nfl- effectivt. McMoth Changes Plans LI'ITLE ROCK, July '22—Wt— Governor McMnth isn't gohiR on a 19-day good will train toiir to thn PfKrific Northwest mid west coast next month, Hi s office, aiiuouur.ed today that Mt^fath had rliHiiRnrl his plan.s he- cause or the t* 0 "" situation and the press of slate bn.sino.s.s. No other- farm equipment investment is more important than your iraccor. Iia purchase desrrvei :houj{hiful tiinsulcrjiinn . . . complrtt investigation, xi look at them all before you decide—choose the >ne with most of the features that count. We feel ; the hirder you are to ple»j« ihe \jener you'll like • John Deere. In modern design which offers you the very latest engineering advancements for speedier .ifi'tr firming as well as in proved, r«-»• cylinder performance which insures years of faithful, low- cost service, John Deere Tractors *re today's leader*. Give us a chance to prove it. Missco Implement Co. Highway 61 Smith Phone 1431 —rvrsf //t /tfoefem Des/qm asref Prove*/ Performance Exit the Witness ST. LOUIS. July 22. '.-TV Cily Cnr- oner Patrick TnyJnr ivas (jiieslionitip a witness n( n tiuirdfi' uiquest. "Where were yon when the first shot w .s fin-d? hr asked. "Down :it 'lie mil of llir linr." Ihr man replieri- "Wliere \vcro you \vhrn the .sccoittf shot was fired?" "What fircone] shot?" dieted, will play ton production ye.AYR at least. \ bic part in cot- for .several IIIOIT SOFT WATER ON YOUR FARM You tai, enjoy th« wnnriei conrtnience and economy »f hurlni sofl watfr on your farm if you get a modern Waiter Softener from BUILDERS SUPPIY, Inc. .So. H!jhw«J <l Phone 21.14 TRUCKS Special Prices! SludvliakiT Truck ;m<] Triiilcr. rciilly ;in clcim ,j<il> fur Ihe price . . . will make an cnlton pk'Ucr ;uul i-olton lumliiif; IrucK. $995 (llipvrolui I '/i-Ton l.on ]2-l'»ol pliilfdrni Ixitlv. $195 1!I17 Willys .Itcp, lias a now rah a Wlifdhiisc Truck will sell l!lir, Ford [/,-Ton Truck (ires, slake body. wilh n»w mittor, $895 1fll7 Chcvrolel ,1 l-Ton, dean, praclirRllv new lires. $995 JOIli InU'i nH(inn;il I-Ton Truck, motor overhauled, all fires are jjood . . . less body, $765 nc. INTERNATIONAL" HARVESTER 3f2 SOUTH 2£P SC f>HON£863 We know how much you like those little chance-taking short-cuts which may save seconds, but which endanger your life and limb. We like you to save time, but we like live, uncrippled customers even heller. So for your own snkc, and for ours, won't you observe Farm Safety Week with us by taking a close look at your own work habits? And by swapping off the dangerous ones? The only safe farm is the one with safety- minded people. Now is the best time lo start. How about sttirtintj i;our ccifcly check-up hrre — hull pen, safely shields on fnrm machinery, your light switches. luiKlliiig of explosive fuel and llic junction ot your farm road with th* maia highway. You can add plcnly of others to this list. ( PLUS-CHALMERS^ V^ SALfS AMD SfftV'JCf i PAUL BYRUM IMPLEMENT CO. \Vi Kasl Main Phone 4404 Ctowcna ChccVor Ells are Purina G/owona in a HF.W FORM qiows biT. well d«»elop«<l pi •ven fniler ihon Growa/ia mash. Checker-Cti* are liny parliclei from math to hile iiz«—in [utl lh« variety bi/r)» like. They eot ChecVsr-DLi beiitr — <jro-*r frjslcr. I thai Vf^' tot olhot "<"oni. loo — 1h«y*n ^ulUU 'W? PQiy '° pQUt - don " t b!ow I 10 " »V^*» feeders, there's !tsi wast*. Thil yeoi b» sur« lo qroft your puM«l> RIGHT the Punr.a war. Ss« ui today |oi Check»t-El»— Giowcna.complcl* rution—Grow»i inq Chow, to leed wjth 7ta>&. jjWORM PUllETS AT 10-12 WEEKJ, Futi mix Pudna Ch»k B Ton !n th« l»*d. qel* up K> 93.8% ol Ih* tata.* i»un4w( DO thock to Ih* biid*. Use PURINA CHEK-R-TON YOUR STORI WITH TMI CHECKERBOARD SIGN 4493—T.l.phon.—4493 L. K. Ashcraft COMPANY TOTOBW

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