The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 17, 1946 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 17, 1946
Page 5
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FRIDAY, MAY 17, 19-10 Bl/VTIIEVILLK (ARK.) COUIUKU NEWS PAGE Published Every Friday in the Interest of Farm Families of This Agricultural Section. FARM NEWS-FEAlljRES Published Every Friday ta the! \ Interest of Farm Fftrailica of Tfcto 1 A»ricutturml Sectten. , j 4 4-H Club Girls Enter Contests County Dress-making Winners Wiil Attend Camp at Fayctteville, One way a girl can be one of thc 1,000 4-H chilj members selected to attend tho state- 4-H Club camp .on the campus of the University of Arkansas in August is to win in Ibe Mississippi County dre.s,s revue, Miss Cora Lee Coleman, home demonstration ngcn\, has announce* One Bin from each of the fiv classes in the county contest may nppear . in the stale revue the last night, of camp- One girl from I his roup will be selected to vep- Jtosent, Aranstis at the National 4-8 club Congress to be held in Chicago later in the year, she .slated. Every girl who mnkes a blue ribbon ratiu on a dress or apron in thc county contest is entitled to a clothing 'medal, thc home demonstration agent said. At ilie- s(:Uc contest drosses wjll l>e judged on coast ruction, choice of material and design, color, harmony and suitability to the person ami the occasion. Although finding nnterlal Is a problem this yeur, .he home demonstration ugcnt jointed out that the judges will lake tliis Into consideration when making selections. Many gii'ls arc overcoming llic material .shortflKC by remodeling a garment or by using feed sacks, she said, urging people to use nil clothes and. material on hand if p'/siule to avoid taking scarce items from the market. Each girl entering a dress in Hie stale contest is expected lo make a slip of suitable material to wear with the dress, the home demonstration agent explained, adding that these may also be remodeled Classes of dresses to be Judged in tile stale contest include: (11 Wash dress or ensemble for school or sport cmadc from cotton or spun rayon). C2t Wool or part wool dress or ensemble for school, sport or street svcnr. <3) Rest dress of cotton, rayon or other suitable material. Ml Informal parly dress of colton or rayon. 1 ift) Work garment for home or ! farm, i Europe Is Struggling To Grow Enough Food To Fight Horror Of Starvation Next Winter Promised Land News Mr. and Mrs. K. C. Jones and .son, Wayne, and Mrs. Mallie Bynuni, have been guests of their brother. G. H. Ralph and family at Promised Land. DDT Effective In Waging War On Mosquitoes immlrnl. Mr. Hllbrcy advises. Directions for spraying livestock mid buildings with DDT, Hie agent .•mid, are given lu Extension Leaflet No, 74, "Use. of ni>T for Control of Certain Livestock and {Household Insects," EMERSON ATTIC FANS Are Available Again AT PLANTER'S HARDWARE CO., INC. BY DOUGLAS LAKSKN NEA Staff C'lirrL'spoiKleiit WASHINGTON, May IT. <NEA> — Europe is spending its last ounce of energy in an effort to grow enough food lo slave off the horror of starvation for next winter with a harvest between 80 and 90 per cent of normal pre-war food j which it now is experiencing. And the prediction is that this heroic struggle will be rewarded production. The experts say this leave Kiirope with a need roi 1 about one-quarter of what she is asking for lor this year, for next winter. This doesn't diminish the present need for food, however, because the results of a good harvest won't be felt until laic this sum- clahned thiu aid in getting n good next summer. harvest been limn "The city people and office workers are doing nil they ran lo help Ihc fiinners. It; many pi news cm- I ployees uro being permitted to leave their offices and places of business as early MS one o'clock in the afternoon to go to work en farms and collective gardening projects U 1C rest of the day. "It has become the common prnclLce in ninny areas for farmers to pool OL 1 shfire horses, oxen, nnd even a hoc or n plow. And anyone- who can get hold of a spade or a rake and can use it is much sought after." The struggle to get fartns in I Europe and the rest of thc world back to normal production has been Relief and Rehabilitation Administration the! c!>ic - Thc Unll(Hl Nalions mer. In fiiet it i; thc more foot! .sent over now more effort Europeans will be able . ., * nnn nnn nnr» to pnt into hc, Pl » B thonsdvcs f0r *« ^™? ^^"£ IILM \uiuci. lhcsc W!U ._5 C ,, nc <i countries. This Here arc some comments from nas pai(] for fnrm equipment, llve- U. S. officials who have just re- stock, seed, fertilizer, in.scctlcklcfi turned from the famine-stricken nnd o u ic] . things, areas in Europe on who I tlic people are doing to help themselves: "It's a common sight in Greece and other countries to see farm- i crs and their children lugging at plows mid crrflc hoping devices across fields. The wives go behind trying to keep the plow straight. They have no horses or mules to do this work. SHARE OXKX, PLOWS "Little children who look almost vrry serious. month Up until less the outlook was bliick. A drought as bnd as liisl year's threatened in Ihe Mediterranean basin, which is one <>f the bn-ati baskets of Ent'oije, nut ron-nt rains have saved tht» J crops. NO STATISTICS YKT The North Afrieun whcal crop J-lnnild be flase lo 00 per i-rnt of normal. This ronntry ns\inllv ex- povt.s wheat but It ])opulntion hus Increased close to ^0 per rent nncl will jnobably consume its own crop. Rxperls say it Is still too early In the crop season lo give any sla- ti.slks on Just how much food Europe will grow for it-self. Went her is one of Ibe blKgcsL factors. If it continues favorable, they say, the HO lo 90 per cent estimate might be Vrn]!ml. They clnlm It Is difficult lo make comparisons with pre-war Thc development of DOT gives an excellent \veapun u^i^lnst mosquitoes, ftccordlnt* to Koilh Ullbrey, eonnty agent. Correctly nsetl wllh oilier control measures. It will help abate the complex and difficult inas(|ullo problem, he told Mississippi County farmers, T!H» I'xlenl of lhi» gixitl derived from this eunlroJ hns not yri been determined us It will take some time to fully cvuhmle it under Arkansas conditions. Spraying houses wUh DOT plu.-t screening virtually eliminates mos- ({Ulloi^s as household pests, tlui counly iiucnL hlated, addlm; IhuL this will also reduce malurlu. Ho recommended .spraying cattle, tnulcs, horses and hens, plu.s spray- IIIK the In.sliie of burn.s, poultry houses, hog houses, privies and other out -buildings to partially protect livestock from mo.squltoe.s. rto.sriuilot\s IhiU light on the sprny- •d wiills or ceilings will be killed ji'forii they can feed on the nnl- nals. Mosquitoes thai light on iprayed animals will not- feed as ong n;; they would on unsprnypd inlmals, he pointed out. and those :hat feed on sprayed animals cvcn- .nally will die. The £iO per cent DDT con con- Initfl lewder is now available nn<l iNin be reduce:! In water to any desired .strength. This Is most ceo- TEIMIHIX TERMITE CONTROL Trip/* Guaranty* 1. G«*r«nl«4. br Bniec .iHmtfl Company. 2. Gwraqtetd fcy E. JU BriK* C* J. GaanntMd b> 8iu I»«|ii«ii Offkt. • ,,.. , : • BRUCE TERM1NX CO. Lkerac* »f E. L. Bran Ccopuy Box 1279 Memphiii, Tem. . Termite CMtral Bte* M*» 0 on the FARM . ,.„„ > * ,, . ^ t . '-\ A ± *' i .-, J : too weak to stand up can Ue seen wot king on every farm, weeding and doing whatever task they can years because there wore few accurate crops .statistics recorded before Ihe wnr, Hut in being optimistic about thi 1 corning ci'op U. S. offlcfnis sire:;; ] the present food shortage which With this UNRRA aid and their i,s dally claiming thousands of lives own determination to survive m*uiy .through starvation Itself and cll- Europcan countries are now OCR In'-' senses resulling from ninl-nulri- to .sec? n ray of ]jopc for the lion. As one expert puts it: "The biggest harvest in the future, accord I tig to UNRHA re- liorts. If the crop eotnes through as expected in Poland and Yugo- \ world this summer Isn't Rolng t'J .slavia those two countries should do the man who died from starva- bc close to self-sufficient next year, | lion today any good." it is hoped. Greece and Italy have always imported food even with top pie-war harvests'. The outlook in France is good. Lack of fertilizer and Thc tender fronds of ferns can push up through concrete, seed has ' l 'he laughing jackass is a bird, initial FARM LOANS Low Inter** / Fair AppnW / Prompt S*rrlo» RAY WORTHINGTON Serving Thli Section for 21 Venn 115 So. 3rd, Wythrvlllt, Ark. Tune in 1'rudentlal I'roKram Sunday at 4 p.m. aver WREO Farm Implements For Sale No. 60 Allis-Chalmers Combine with straw spreader and attachments to pickup down beans. $595.00. New Soil Pulverizer No. 60 double roller $125. F-30 Breaking Plow, 3 bottom disc, work* with power lift $175.00. Rotary Shields, New or Used. TRICE BATTLE Phone H!> •120 K. Reiner Street • ' ; Owccola, Arkansas ml an animnl. DELTAS NEWS Pnhllshed By The D«IU Implement C«4 VoL 4 Frtd»T. Ma)' 17, 1946 WORN GEARS, EH? FULL OF ? I'LL StfilTHE LUBRICANT /5 ' ) GRIT AND SLUVGE. ,. / SURE IT DOES. THAT'S WHY IT'S NOT SAFE TO USE GEAR LUBRICANT OVER SIX MONTHS. SO TO SAVE WEAR AND BREAKDOWNS, DRAIN, FLUSH AND REFILL THE REAR AXLE WITH SINCLAIR OPALINE GEAR LUBRICANT_AT LEAST TWICE A YEAR. WE DELIVER DIRECT TO FARMS-PHONE OK WRITE US FOft Jkli Opa//a« Reg. U. S. Pat. Off. TOLER B. BUCHANAN Sinclair Agent FRISCO YARDS BLYTHEVILLE, ARK. Phone S7G Increased Farm Production Is Urgently Needed You are individually responsible for meeting the goals sel by our government. If you need greater working capital to keep your farm at maximum production, see us about a low-interest loan today. We understand the problems of farmers and have given individual attention to every case, year after year. Farmers who have dealt with us in the past recommend our services most highly. Ask them about our friendly interest. The First National Bank THE ONLY NATIONAL BANK IN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY You'll find this a Friendly, Understanding Bnnk and tlic vncant chair beside each officer's Is a silent Invitation for you to sit down and talk over your business problems with them at any time. We'll try to help you. MEMBER FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM MEMBER F.D.t.C. Cars on the road today "are now more than ci^'lit and a half vcars old un an average • and a ^roal number need attention from .' / thc standpoint.-of safe driving. . . . Motorists cannot he too severely condemned '•. for this condition, because during the war • many were unable to Ret their 'cars taken cure of. (iHra^es, repair .shops.' and |ire| i-, : ilo'res, plagued with shoHanes of man-' • tower, were taxed to the and many cuslomur.s could not be promptly served. Mso, most motorists during the war work- . •-• cd long hours and either didn't h^ve the: , time or couldn't 'spare their cars long enough to put them in for repairs and other needed services. This forced inattention lo needed repairs, has, with many, now 'become a habit, with thc result that the accident rale has risen sharply ever since V-J Day." The campaign thus far has been well received by thc public and it is expected that before the drive is ended, most of the city's motorists will have voluntarily submitted Iheir cars for a safety check. ' • -DI- Wu wonder if a "Back to the Farm" movement is not in effect. Mrs. L. G. Nash, wife of our manager, was baking sweet potatoes in the oven the other day when one'of them exploded. Possibly Kome wartime high explosive expert has retired to a farm somewhere and just can't forget his former trade. -DI- The following cotton choppers were delivered this week: Otto Koehler and F. J. Mooney of I>ell: • J. S. Mcliridc of ttlythcville. -DI- The Cast 1 in Brothers of Luxora, Highway 120, have an H. AT. 150 2-Bottom Disk Plow for sale. This Plow fits cither Farrnall-H. or M. Otto Scrape, who lives south on Highway 61, has a tractor mower for sale. This mower fits an F-20 Farmall. tractor. . COOP COHDITIOM rtrst

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