The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 18, 1947 · Page 3
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April 18, 1947

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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LA'- For Better Farming For This Section'^ Pro- greseiv* Fanners. BI.YTHKVJLTyK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS •FARM NEWS-FEA1URES FRIDAY, APRIL IS. Published Every Friday in the Interest of Farm Families of This Agricultural Section. 1 Core/ess Use of Insecticides iften Do More Harm ThanGood nteclicld* sprajs, dusts and protective chemicals proper- applled prevent extensive ngrl- ;ural losses, >>ut when carelessly handled they can cause disability or-dcntli of livestock or human beings. 1 These sprays are something like COTTON SEEI FOR SALE Orderliness Helps Prevent Accidents •J'lif largest single causC of Injuries, other than the personal factor of j:oov judgment, is disorder, nucordlnii to Miss Cora Leo Colc- innn, count;.- liomo demonstration ugeiit. Time sjient to eUmlnnte farm ciar.gcr spots through cleanup efforts may result in the saving of many clays lost through accidents during the rush season later on, she pointed out. Spring is an excellent time Broilers Become Big'Cash'Crop Arkansas Poultrymen See Sales Hearing,' $50,000,000 Mark Scholarships Available to 4-H Leaders D;P & L 14, Delinted and Treated l - • • ' ' ' / •'• High Germination Only a Few Tons on Hand Blytheville Delinting Corp. So. 2nd St. Across from Armory Bel the farm shop in order, mei 1 broken steps, remove cluttered accumulations from tarns, alleyways and work areas, repair harness^ and tools and provide racks and other suitable places for ftirm couipment, s ho added. In urging a thorough cloari-up. Miss Coleman pointed out tb'at It is essential for safety find /contributes greatly to farm efficiency Furthermore, she added, -'a good cleanup provides a feeling of satisfaction in home surroundings. Phones 2860—800 mntches and gasoline. They are useful, necessary, and'' safe If Intelligently handled, b\il they must be treated with respect. Miss Cora Ijce Colemnn, counts home dcnionslrntlon' agent, today warned .farmers of this communlts about the use of Insecltde sr and dusts around the farm best storage place for Insectioldi Is In a closed metal container, clearly identified and labeled, away from kitchen or food stocks, Miss Coleman stated. This will avoid the accidental mixing of unidentified poisons with flour, sugar, and other food .commodities, she point- 5 ed on I. FumiRnnLs such as sodium nncl calcium cyanide are especially HV I'Al'I. KOKKNTIKI.n UnHi'il Press Staff Corresiuimlunu LITTLE ROCK, Ark., rob. 21. —I As a result ol a few fat-sighted to I farmers who set up home-miuie in- nu ] /ubators and-brooders in 1D1EJ, poul- ry raising in Arkansas has turned nto a $SO.ODO,030 industry serving •My housewives vjith their iavo- lie parts of chicken wrapped in .ir-tight ci'llopliiinc bags. This new development Is an out- jrowth ol un InrT.istry that started lear Cave Springs in BenlonCoun- '.y when the state's first hatchery nen assembled their crude etiui-)- iicut to liiindlc 503 ehickfi—consid- ered ut that time us a large crop. Toddy's broiler growers in Wash- ngton and Benton counties average* broods of S.C03 while the |<ir(j- ;r firms handle upwards of 50,UUU. One of tile early ^x^erlmuntors was Envl L. Brown of Faycttcvlilo •.who co-operated with his brother to set up a hatchery with a capacity that was unheard ol at that imc. It handled 10,003 chicks. To- untll a total of four are available. 1 These scholarships will tie awavd- cd to oustandlng boys who have participated in three years of 4-H C!ub activities, including the year DrececUiiB the granting of the scholarship, i " 'The Kroner Scholarships, which 'are available to both girls and boys, 1 ore one-year scholarships of $200 FAYETTEV1LLE, Ark., April 18— cash. Three will toe given each Two new sous of scholarships will year. They will be awarded on be available ca:li year lo students the basis of high school scholar- entering the College of Agricul- ship, character, and achievements. (.ure 01" the University of Arkansas, They will be ( l iv 'dcd equally a™ 0 ^!! according to Dean I.ippml S. EllH. - - • These scholarships, which have! •boon ac:r.pti:d toy the University's | board of trustees, arc being do- , nutcd b,v the Standard Oil Com- [ iianv of Now Jersey and the Kro;;er,. - . Cr.muany. Both will become avail-1 bo made by July. 1047. They are able September, 1941. The first, to be known as' the Ksso 4-H Scholarship, will provide S100 a year for each of four years. I One such scholarship will become available for the academic year of 19-17-48. and an additional one will students of agricultiu'e and home economics. The recipients of these new sch- olnrshlns will be selected by com- mittccs of specially designated peo- t!lo. Anplicallons for both should addition to the Sears Roebuck S:lio!nrslili)s which have beer: available to freshman students in I he oollene for a number of years Further information regarding tlv three R"l f of scholarships can b nblnined from the Dean of thi of Agriculture, in Fayette the hb .IT'S HERE IT'S HERE The sensational insecticide developed by the V. ! S. t, Army 'fbfyvartime use is now \yours for the asking! DDT, developed sfu for the use of the armed forces, has been called "The greatesfunedical ^ntomdlogienl advance during the war." It has proved outstandingly effective in controlling mosquitoes and lice. DDT is effective against flies, molhs, waterbugs, bed ^mgs, carpet beetles and many Other "household 'posts. DDT conies in varied strengths for different ""uses, Available in our store — any size needed, powder or luiuid. WE DEUVtR PHONE 507 UfW.MMMT. ROY WOODS-<»>>MttHftK-RALPH NICHOLS s|n-ays I 1'ay. Brown operates a modern i. The I Hunt tint handles 200,000 chicks tiolcles; U a time. With ' this industrial expansion has come .shipment to other .states!' Chief markets today for Norllnve.sL. Arkansas are Chicago and St.l/Jiiis, '.vliorc the ''Arkansas White Hock." 's well-known and in constant de- .nand. But outside the hatcheries, Arkansas Fanners are turning more 3Euh year to chickens as n "main arou." From 1940 to 1945, inclusive, farmers received mnre than •35.000,000 for their poultry, esll- inntcd at a total crop of 53.li86.UI). iBiggcst revenue came in 1943, before price controls hit the market. That year almost 11.C09.C03 chicks '{row ii]) and grossed $3.15S.COO Tor Arkansas producers. Although the 'biggest production rocorti' was se: in 1944, with 11,537,000 chicks, the regulation of prices toned clowr the revenue to $7,403,0:o. Revemit figures for IfHO, have not . determined, hut production stbbt ill 0,714,000. With Denton Contny as its start ing point, the poultry industry- Including both packers and p,row crs—has covered all or Washins; Ion Comity and purls of -Madison and Carroll. 'In addition, a new broiler area has sprung up in parts of White. Clconrne. Independence and Stone Counties, catering to 1 Memphis and St. Louis murkets, | The main marketing points for tins new bracli .ire Searcy, 'ilcbDr Spring^ and Batcsvillc. "GEORGE, DEAR, WOULDN'T IJ BE EASIER JUST TO TURN THE LIGHTS OFF WITH THE WALL SWITCH?" Don't overload your wiring system. When you build or modernize provide ADtCiUATE WIRING. AKK-MO POWER CO. Candidate Sued Dn Oid Account For Advertising LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 10. :UP) — Sinn Rorcx. former. U. S. listrict attorney, \vns named de- endant today in a suit riled in 3 ulnski circuit court by Gerald TV Leleyer. Lefcver asked judgment [or 52.055 which h eallcged Rorcx owed (or advertising and supplies from last July 8 to AUR. 13. It was dur- ng that time that Rorex was making his unsuccessful campaign Tor attorney general of Arkansas. • Almost every hour in the day you will find a good use for the "Jeep" as a truck, light tractor, runabout or mobile power unit. With iis mighty Willys-Overland "Jeep" Engine and powerful 4-whecl-ilrh ^, you can go most anywhere in a "Jeep," on or off the road ... in fair weather or in 'oul. Get a "Jeep" on the job. It will pull plows, harrows, seeders, ITK>W^TS; tow 5,500-lb. trailed payloatls; haul 800 Ibs. The "Jeep" will carry men und tools across town or to hard-to-get-at places in a jiffy. Wherever it goes, its power take-off is ready to run your machinery right on the job. Come and see what the amazingly versatile 4-purpose "Jeep" can do foe you. .. SEE ni£ ffliGKry 'mp' AT POOLE MOTOR COMPANY Formerly HOLLY MOTOR CO. ELLIS POOLE, Owner and Operator Phone 49 Steele, Mo. A bosket is worn by heaclhunt- Ing Fomiosnn snvagcs to pvot cot I heir own heads when on nn expedition. 'Mount Olympus, in Greece, was believed by nnrients to bo the home of the Creel: goris. FORD ... another word for efficiency! Constant praisp of the Ford Trriclor with Fci'Kiisoii System by owners everywhere has earned the Ford Tractor Ihc title of "most efficient" tractor to be found ranj'whcrc. Ford Tractor dealers do not necessarily "sell" you on their product, they merely refer you to any Ford Tractor owner for verification of the !onj*-slaiHHnj? fact . . . that the Ford Tractor with Ferguson System gives you traction with economy! RUSSELL PHILLIPS TRACTOR COMPANY I*. Highway 61 dangerous and should be kept in n dry place away from the living quarters, carbon disuHide. the common grain fnmignnt, is highly in-| laiuniaWe and should be handled like gasoline, she warned. iss Coleman pointer! out that during spraying operations many fanners are careless and cnuse damage to crops, while spraying, ic farmer should keep oti the hiclwnrd side as much as possible, le said, with legs and arms prop- rly covered, some poisons. «lien ccirtently gotten on the .*in, ausc blisters or burns. After syirny- ng, a person should batho anrt hauge clothes In avoid this ncei- cnt. she stnted. When spraying with DDT insldr honscs. be sure all ojifn fires re extinguished, she \varnc-d, bo- ause of the explosive clmnctcr- sties of the oil buse used. IT'S HERE NOW.' RRIS MASS 'BIG-TRACTOR" FEAWRfS Phone 2171 past years, niul to re- <lc<1icatc our ability lo serving you efficiently ant) well. ECONOMY Poworod right for the family-size farm, the Mawey- Harris "20" delivers lighl 2-plow powor lor your drawbar work — plus a 15% power bonus on the belt Jobs! High compression, 124 cnbic Inch engine is up lo-lho-mlnule in design and construction leaiuros ihal mean more years oi smoolli, dependable per- iormance. Dozens o! other "big-Itaclor" advantages plus a complete lino ol fasl-worklng attachments pul tho Massoy-Harrls "20" in a class by Uself. It's big enough la walk awcry willi your lighl-2-plow jobs . . . ypt small enough lo hold your power costs at a practical minimum. Asle lo seo Iho new "20. You'll decide it's Just who! you need on your, iarro! THERE'S A MASSEY-HARR1S TO FIT YOUR FARM From Iho light 2-plow "20." to the lull 2-plow "30." 3 plow model* "«" and "44 S." and Iho husky 4-5 plow "55"— you'll find a Massey-Harris traclo: tailormsdo for any sire ia^ii. Get acqualnled with Ihc Maswy- Hairia tractor family. Stop In today for your copy of Ihe no**r traclor catalog. DELTA Published By The Delta Implement Co.. BlytheviR* Vol. S Frhlay, April IS, 1917 61" Implement Company Phone 2742 '' North Highway 61 MAKE OUR STORE YOUR H t AttO U A R T t R S FOR MAS5EY-HARRIS SALES AND SSRVlCE CULTIVATOR SWEEPS As insignificant as sweeps might sound for the purpose of cultivation, one c'Ottlcl look at them from this angle: A farmer will purchase a very complicated piece of equipment for the sole purpose of cuKivating the crop he has just planted, which is done by the shovels or sweeps that you may attach to this equipment. There should be just as much thought and as much judgment given to the choosing of the proper sweeps as is given to choosing the pi ope r cultivator. DI In a recent visit, to the Stoneville Experimental Station at Stoneville, Miss., we had the opportunity to hear Mr* William E. Meek, who is director of this worth wliilc organization,-make-aivhour's talk on SVvocps alone. For high speed cultivation Mr. Meeks recommends an 8" "Joyce'' sweep which! he has successfully tested at-cultivating speeds up to eight miles an hour with -unusually good results. Dl • He also recommends setting the sweeps on a smooth surface, he having set them on a concrete floor in preference to setting them in the field, so thai the sweeps set flat working on the theory that there is enough lost motion in ,the cultivator fool to give the proper pilch w.hen it lakes I lie ground. Under no circumstances docs lie advocate using sweeps until they arc worn so -badly as to lose their effectiveness. We have purchased our sweep stock using Mr. Meek's recommendations and \vo want you to feel, when you buy your swoops from us,, that yon are getting the right sweep for the job. -Dl- We have cither 3/1G" or ]/<!" sweeps of a very high carbon content which we have found from experience are hard enough (o last under the sandy conditions lliaf 'we arc confronted with in Mississippi County yet are strong enough that (hey an: not continuously breaking when runnino- i nt<> or under ground slumps If you haven't heard International Harvester's "Harvest of. Stars", tune in this Sunday and listen; you'll hear a good program . . . enjoy James Melton's singing and hear an i n foresting story! Over WMC Memphis Hear America'* favorite tenor JAMES MELTON Every Sunday on the HARVEST OF STARS with Howard Barlow end 60-pteca Orchestra Lyn Murray Chorus Distinguished Dramatic Casts Special Musical Guest* FILL MBC NETWORK • 1:30-2:00 P.M. CST INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER N

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