The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 18, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 18, 1947
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__PRIDAY, APRIL 18, 194T BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COU1UEK NEWS Interest of Farm Families of This Agricultural Section. Published Every Friday In the FARM NEWS-FEA7 URES PAGE Sugg«stoM For'Bcttar Featured For This Section's gressive Farmers. Foreign Demand For Cotton Good Ginnets Get Data From Trade Director Of National Council DALLAS. Tex., Anvil is'. (Special) • Foreign ninrkcts will purchase '"•'cry bulo of American cotton wlik'h can be made available To- f-XjDort next year, bill on a long- nm basi s tli c volume of tins county's cotton exports is dependent Principally on price and foreign imrclinslnB povcr, Head Dunn, Jr., Washington, foreign trade director "f Hie National Cotton Council, 'mil the Texas Cotton Giimers As- swiatinn recently. A tight supply situation brought 'iiioiit by two surce.ssivp short cot- tf'ii crop, mid heavy domestic con- Mimnlion vale probably will limit worsens shipments next vear to let-wccn 2.5no.COD and • 3.000000 tales, with tlie present likelihood lavonni! thi> low side, Dunn said. In all probability world consumo- irai nimm will exceed world r.ot- ton nrndt.clinn. possibly i,v as much as 4,000.000 uales. Hie Council ex- pert declared. He pointed out that at the beginning of the new crop season world carryover likely will be about 18,000,000 bales, or near normal, and indicated that the world supply situation may continue tight for Die next twelve months. Even though United states farmers should achieve the Department of Agriculture's acreage goals and obtain average yields, production in tills country would be only 12.500.C03 bales, giving a total domestic supply of 15 million bale.i. Dunn said that in all probability however, production in this country would read) only 11.750,000 bales. Should domestic mill consumption slump to 9.000.0CO bales, there would be only 3.050,003 bales available for export. The world supply situation will be further tightened by failure of expanded Brazilian production to materialize, he continued. Even if Brazil harvests 1800.000 bales this year, she will still fall 750.000 bales short of her peak. Expects Consumption Increase 'African cotton yields seem destined for a decline In favor of food and' medicinal oilseed crops, with no more than 800.000 bales available for export during the next 12 months. Dunn said that India probably would have no more than 1,500,000 bales of cotton available for ex- port during the coming year, nil of which will be .extremely short staple. He added tlinl Russia probably would not have more than 200,000 to 303.0CO bales for exjxjrt, after meeting domestic needs. Total American-type cotton available fnr exports from nil countries outfit)!- the United States, during the next year was estimated by the speaker nl about 4,750.000 bales. On (he -market side, he forecast that consumption in the major, cotlon-'ouyiiig nations would Increase by atout 10 per cent, bring- Gardeners Must Battle Many Pests Almost every garden crop is subject to attack Uy one or moro species of aphlds or plant lice. They thrive .In cool, sprint; weather. In . ^ „ 'he Summer lady beetles and paring tile total quantity of American- asltes urine them- under control, , tvne cotton used rfiroad to about but in the spring they have n field | CG million bales during tlie com- duy. accord Ing to Miss Corn Lee ing year. | Colemon, home demonstration I "If we get the proposed pro- agent. pra,n s operating in Germany nnd The small, soft-bodied Insects Unpan for supplying U. S. cotton through the private trade, we will have thp inside track on a million bale market," Dunn said. "Also, tlie Export-Import Dank is preparing to continue its operations in extending cotton loans." he continued. "Now loans are now under consideration for Austria, Hungnrv, and Czechoslovakia. lami, Prance and Italy have siiffl- stick julcas from plants, causing the leaves to cur) and lie deformed. if numerous, uphills stunt plant growth. They nre difficult/ to wasli off greens, even with salt water. The presence of dead aphlds causes a loss far In excess of actual Iniunge they do by feeding. The most difficult problem is controlling aphids, especially tlioso "WE BOUGHT THIS PORTABLE POUCH LIGHT SO WE OUTLET! E '» HAT SOi:K1ET UP THERE FOR FOUR WORE Don't overload your wiring <yit«m. When you build or modernize provide ADfQUATf WIRING, ARK^MO POWER CO. cient credits for "the" time" beini' OM Brcens. is hitting them with a We mav have to heln these bl ; >-' s l' rn y <lust ' sh e stated. It Is US- three later until they can "cti lln " y necessary to have a sprayer i completely on their feet. SuVh or <lus '°i' tl> a '- will direct (ho in, countries as Sweden. Switzerland. • sectlclde upward. PliuHhn; greens ' ami Canada have sufficient dollars ' n rows wil make control easier, she | without Tho others like Po- Pointed out. land nnd the Balkans are so in- °nc pound of brown laundry yolvcd uolilicallv that we are not son l' dissolved in D gallons of wii- in much of a position to help." I ter Is an effective home remedy If Emnhasiziim thp fact that eov- used just before dark. Miss Coteel nment supplies am completely ... exhausted, he asserted that cotton sold next year necessarilv will hnvp to t,e handled throueh tlie Three 4-H Clubs Hold Meetings With 127 Present Thrpc -I-H clubs in North Mississippi County met lln.s week with ft lotiil of 121 members iillcndhiu the mecllnes. i.-oui- n cw members were indurlctl into (he clubs. The i>nwlu'eii dm, met Wednesday with 5U members nnd 10 Iciul- ~~'|_l"'est'm. The urotji'ftiii was op- c fibvi- Industrie?;. "The p.o.sMble. impact of synlhc: production on I he coilon li'X- e Indus! rli-s o[ Europe | s almost Iglitciiint;," Dunn din-lni-cd. -Thei-a c, ol cmuse, udcqunlc supplies wooil piii,) i,,,,! Chemical suits HI adequate cnimul(les In the ,\vnr- ine chemical Industries to supply ulci'lals foi synlhetb production ir In excess of present capacities. "Tin. must Impoiinni aspect of us fa:t is tluiL theso malci-lals r ( > available: In Europe, and there- •rc, ilo iu>t roiiulvc. tlie expendl- re ol dollars or pound 1 ;. Tills Is ic reason which Impaled the Auls owcrs lo turn lo svnlliiitlcs lieforo in 'XM and which undoubtedly will ifliienrc other countries lu ox- unl their synthetic i-rocluctlon iless ample forclpn exchange cm e made available In them." private trade. During the 1945-40 season, about half of American cot- tnn exports were handled through CCC and UNRRA; during the current season these affencies handled about 1-3 of the exports, and next vear they will be out of the picture entirely. Tnkcs Lone Ixx* at Future '• , Looking five years into the future, Dunn said that there is every indication that the annual markets for foreign cotton In Europs win be limited to 7 million bales. This figure, excludes Russian consumption he added. H(. said that consumption in Europe wns of nartlcnlar significance in that spinrlles on the continent nnd the Unil-ci Kingdom have always consumed half of all the cotton iiscci in the world and very substantial amounts of U. S. cotton. "In the 1920's from M to 80 per cent of our exports were to Euro- rean markets. In the period 193438. 70 per cent went to Europe. Durins the war 80 per cent went to Europe, niul just prior to tlie war to total consumption of cotton in Europe was relatively constant at about 11 million hales nn- man advised. However, white soap and home made lye soap should not be used. Nicotine siilfntc, commonly known by the trade name of "Black Leaf 40," is the star«lard Insecticide, nolenonc dusts containing at least three-fourth^ of one per cent of rolenone will also control aphids, plants. 4. Decreasing domestic and world demand for European textiles. 5. Steady growth of the synthe- nnally." the speaker explained. Of all the countries in Europe, he felt that Russia is most likely to re-establish fully her textile In- dusiry, building consumption to as much as 4 million bales during the next five years. The other nations, he believed will do well to increase their cotton consumption as much as 15 per cent beyond the present level. •Reasons for lessened cotton textile production in Europe were listed by Dunn as follsws: 1. War damage to textile manufacturing equipment and lack of replacement machinery. 2. population loss ranging from 1 per cent in England to 30 JM?" cent In Poland and consequent extreme labor shortage. 3. Shortage of coal and oilier 01 X.IKSSMDU s[nni EGGS A DOLLAR A DOZEN? Lagging Chick Saks Point to Shortage of Eggs and Poultry by Fall as Expected Surpluses Fail to Develop. IT MAY HAPPEN -WHY? Because every sign today points to ;i shortage O f eggs ami poultry' next fall Iwo months ago even 30 clays ago . . . nobody would have believed such a prediction Folks were tplkinjr of a,, egg surplus. The Government said it would support the price of eggs. But what has happened y l-'riim Thursday's Egg Shortage Forecast >(or:iKc Supplies 'Dwindle When They Should Go Up •WASHINGTON. April 18.—(API —'Ijk egg supply situation shows signs*'of building up to severe jrlase. next Pall and early Winter. The Agriculture Department reported Wednesday that despite a volume of production far above av- rrage. relatively few eggs are moving into cold storage for consumption later in the year when production normally falls off. Under normal conditions, eg?s nre stored in large volume during. March. April and Jfay. This is the .season of heaviest production and lo.vest prices. Likewise, under nor- nial conditions, the trade is able to make money -by buying eggs during the heavy production season and holding them for sale later in Ihc year when, because of a lower level of production, prices L-O lip. Eggs in storage on April I this year were only 16 -per cent of nor- inal foro that date and only 13 per cent of a year ago. Not since 19£i have April 1 stocks been so low. These Facts Point to High Egg and Poultry Prices THERE IS NO SURPLUS. Eggs arc disappearing as fast as they are being laid. And far too lew baby chicks are being started to meet (he demand for poultry and eggs next fall. Poultry experts don't need a crystal ball lo predict Ihis coming shortage and liigh esgs and poultry prices. They just look at these cold facts of the U. S. nep.irtment of Agriculture which tell the story: 1. Al the season when CRSS would normally be movms into Murage in great volume, .docks nf shell tggs arc ctwincHin;;. In February this reduction amounted to 70,000 cases. On March 1 there was only abour half an egg in storage for every American. A year ago there were 1'i million cases —about 7 times as many. 2. Frozen tffs in storage decreased by 7 million poimils in February ns compared to an increase, of 6 million pounds in February a year ago. .7. f.fg production In February was 4Cr below a year ago line lo OCr fewer layers. 4. Americans are eating eggs at a rcc-onl rate because of high purchasing power and h!»h meal. prices. 5. There were 55 million fewer chickens on farms January 1 than (here were a year ago. 6. Virtually all signs point to an excellent grain producing season in 1317 which normally means lower feed prices. A record wheat crop and another 3 billion bushel corn crop are forecast. IT'S A GOOD YEAR TO START CHICKS Yos, cfrjis m:iy sell for a dollar a dozen, next fall, but you'll have to slarl chicks this sprinn- | 0 cash in ,,„ Ih^rolflcn opportunity. . h ' ' l l<lsn ln °" Our advice is to buy good chicks and start them rijrlit. Feed thorn Purina Chick Slavlonji and p-ct them off to , ilyiiiK start. Its America's Favorite Chick Starter for Life and flnnvlh and this year it's the best Pnrin-i PVIM- made. _ ' ' . ' ulln>l L. K. ASHCRAFT CO. 1/2 Block South of Depot Blytheville, Ark. cnpd by a sons which was led by Shirley Couurn, song captain. , Joyce Parsley read thu BIblosn-lp- j lure, with poems by Lovle Mae ! CiUPS mid nobble Hynl completing the program. liepoi-tK from various far group captains were Klvcn. Miss Com Lea Colcman, ',1101110 ik'monstnitlon I ntsenl iilsniised the ulrl.s' Club uniform and Vf. O. llnxelbnttcr, assist[ ant county' ngcnt, discussed soils , management. | The Box Elder curt) met Wednesday with Diiylo JO members and 4 1 lenders present, fjoyle Hauliers i presided over (he business nicel- H>K. 'Hii! proyrinn wa s Applied wltli n son K led by Dully Hauliers, song caliluin. Heports oh Iho various Croups ff cre (jlven by group cnp- lulns. It was annouiiMd at the nicet- »>B Hint Mra. Solon Himnois had accepted the slionsorslilp of tlio «hls of the club. •••.. Pour new members were welcomed Into the club, Miss Corn Ue Coleinan, and W. O. Hazclbnker wore present at 1.1)1$ meeting. Tho lirown clulj met Monilay wllli 28 members present. Th c pro- Ri'mn was opened witli n song led uy nonn)<t Matthews, song captain. The prosrinn was composed of tongs and reading |, y scvcrnl tnein- tiers of Ihc club. Miss Colcmnn cILs- cusscd Iho ulrls uiilforin nnd Mr. Ifn/elbaker {ILsciisseil soils munniic- incnt. Read CourlCT Her»» Wtot Let Us Help STOP DRINKING 'Ijhcre is no medical renwdy for drink ... but ve can help you resist its Influence! No cost to yoti —only co-operation. JUST CONTACT Alcoholics Bux , ArtC LOSS OF ^EOG PROOUCTIffN •CAUSED BY ROUPE, BROHCH1TIS AND COtDS W.t*e's INHALANT and AVEX INHALAHT; Ui(d *t * ipri^. <neri- jtial oili En i tKtiU«l oil baie, mptrior lo wattr prepar*i|on« in lh»t h dor* I not moisten the blrdi. AVEXr A liquid lo be admlnliured In the drinking w*ter In connection with Innilint. Competed ol drui« which arc jeliminitril through the reipintory Used by thoustnds of Poultry rMisers in the above conditions. » ounce C Cflp rei»«c- For Sale by WOODS niUItt STORK Dependable T ANTI-HOG CHOLERA SERUM & VETERINARV-IMiODUCTS WIS1 PIAINS. MlSSOUm No n«J <o «» y»«. y«" kno ~ > 10 , ur lolin D«i< Tracior h»» ihe lniil(-lo qu.Utr mnd .ttcngih lo Ucli.rr >«.t «0«r yc« service, bu< il n*edj • lhoro«K>> clitck-up ,o k«» P going « ft** tflicicncy. Lcc our John Ottrt lr«i«J tttiic* mtn keep y6ur trxiot runnlnR like ot*. lU'll tt- pl»ct old, worn r»m wlih n«w on«« . . . lighten «*«r» r l>ct llml n « J ' ilghwninn mak« nccejJlirr «Jiu»lmenli ... put your (racior In fir»l-cl«n running onltr. lit h»» il'« "!" 'n m»l<« « p«>- form like n«w, bring back that power, punch and »urivtn». " We'd like lo ulk l< o»tif wilh to* ••<* .ivc you in titlmaie. Wt know you w«* ,„ make .I..1 ir.c.or t»t and P«>du«. »n.| ,vc «;..... -o help von. IT IS MORI t- TANT THAN EVER THI* KAissco Implement Co. ; ,l a _ BlylliLwillo BUY BONDS * SM Announces Details of ;-• $20,000,000 Price Reductions 2-RQW MOUNTED CORN PICKER Tills is a imrliitl list of price roductions. Olhcrs !is(«l nt riah(. Dotnils of llio International Harvester policy of making price reductions to save customers approximately $20,000,000 a year have now been worked out. Prices have been reduced on 163 models. These cover i2 basic models of farm tractors, 123 basic models of farm machines, 16 basic models of industrial tractors and engines, and 12 models of motor trucks, as well as certain motor truck attachments. The new lower prices are effective as of March 10, 19'I7. These reductions wore made not because of any decline in demand, but because Ihc company believes nothing is more important than to lower the prices of the goods people buy. While prices have nol been changed on all products, rsductions have been made wherever possible, in the amounts possible. Prices of many of the most popular products have been substantially lowered. Altogether, more than half of the company's customers will be benefited by the reductions, which range from 1% to 23.8';,', and from $2.50 to §300 per item, based on the company's list prices. The ability to maintain these lower prices will depend on the supply and price of materials the company buys from others and on uninterrupted production at reasonable wage levels. The prices listed hef'c carry out the announced policy-that "Any price is'loo high ij U can bo reduced." As dealers in this territory, we will do our parti Lower Prices on many types of I. H. Products li>t«r> and Mlrfrfl«biMt«rj-7 models reduced $5.00 in each case (2.8% to <1 Corn PIent«ri—4 bnsic models reduced $5.00 in cadi case (3% to 4.87<). Grain Drill* —11 models reduced $14.25 to $20.00 (.1.4% lo G.3%). Mowort — 2 basic models reduced $ 1.00 and $11.50 (2.5% and 5%). Sweep Rate*—1 model reduced $5.00 (5.5%). Pickup Hay Baler—1 model reduced ?75.00 (4.1%). Cambiita-1 basic mode! reduced $122.50 (3.4%). truilog* Cuttert—3 models reduced $22.75 in each case (4.8% to 71%). Enillag* Harvester—1 model reduced $33.75 (3.97 C ). : Hammer MMIt—2 models reduced $5.00 in ench case (1.9% and 37»). Llm« Spreader— 1 basic model re* duced $2.50 (4,D%). Power Loader-1 model reduced $2550 (8.97c). Manure Spreaikr-1 model reduced $13.00 (3.5%). Milker Vacuum tamft—2 models reduced $17.00 in each case (11 S% nnd 19.6%). Port obi. Milker Vacuum ttmfi-Z models reduced $17.00 in each case (11.3% nnd 11.7%). Stainlcit Snxl MiHctr P«ilt-2 models reduced $5.00 and $10.00 (18 5% nnd 23.8%). ' Cream S«p«rat«fl—4 models re* dnccd $13.25 in each rase (8% to 10.4%). Trader Trailer—1 basic model reduced $12.75 (5.5%). Milk CcoUri-S models reduced $8.00 to $18.00 (1.9% to 4.37o). _ ; Motor Truck *llu»lin»«l»l»-7 item . reduced from 16-25 to $268.00, ia- cluding a change in spedficaUons ou two items. .- ^ DELTA IMPLEMENTS, Inc.

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