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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 4, 1938
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 1038 BLYTITT3VILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS 'Heads and Tails' of New Nickle Plan For Reducing Loss! Caused By Inferior; 1'arming Succeeding BY MAX STURM Special Corresprmdenl HAYTI, Mo,, May 5.—Southeast Missouri's "five year plan" lo improve ibe character, Riade and staple length ol Its cotton tuul Urns •/ s«ve thousands of dollars annually f ru'lilth this territory was losing be- causc of inferior farming and ginning |jrae:tice.s is approaching coin- | plellon this year, Mr. M. n. Am- ' bengey, Pemiscot. County extension :igenl, dfclare.s. ."Five years ago Missouri cotton .seldom brought lop prices on the Memphis market," Mr. Anibtirgcy revealed. "Missouri producers and ginners were reminded of llirce things whic mainly caused prices paid for Missouri cotton to be lower llian prices paid for colton from dlher leading cotton territories. First, we were lold that Ihc major- Mrs. W. B. Williams Keeps Ktvonl Of rips In Scrap 'Hooks When Mrs. W. li. Williams sluvls hrv ]v|,.,,t sluv hi Oiillfornlii trip to Oultlurnhi lo,ii<m'ow a new wrap l;ouk, Fur Includes Olnlstnias ol lilil. H Is filed vi'iili cimis mid letters from •inn); lx;<i|; s arc K liouby will] Mrs.lrlrl wurn-n—nl Williems v.hdse (ntirc IIfu husj Willliilms nml ncre's the now nickel you'll bo handing oout when storekeepers say "Five cent.s,. please" next fall. The obverse side, at lefl, bears a portrait of Thomas Jefferson while (lie reverse side shows his home at Momie.eUo. 11 is a lucky coin for .sculptor Felix Selling, of Chicago. Art judges flipped 300 plaster moU- Lien sui-h a colorl ill one t.'iiit !l pvoviili.s Uieme.s for Inli'restlm; m"- '111011". Mis. WIDIiims, ivlii) iiiTlvcel ti niDinh m'o in ^Isll friends "buck lii'Hii'." \v||| leave In the minding "I u visit with IIIT sister at Meiie- K'liil, Miss., nnd then to Jackson. , lor u brli'f stay with u bio- ieml from there she will leuve "n Kriuu'lM'o, ivherr she j;l;in-; o spend UH; reiiiiilnder of her III'". "litit I'll he Inick every year fur hw wi ek.s to see all my friends" He -'aid us she told them i;oodbyi' Kidii.V. .Since Mrs. Wlllinm.s went 10 Kan Friincl-co several yeiirs nr.o f or ii vl.sil ultli n foster (liiunliter, she ln, s s|i, ; ,,t , nosl (ll )„.,. [j |m . tliat city nnlll now she udinlls and picked Sicilians design to win the S1BOO )irlv.e. An Cerniiin-born. but came here in 1929 because American cHlnen, the 4G-year-old winner is 'there; arc more o|i]iorlonitlcs here." !on improvement program was the cooperative agreement in 19:)7 by Missouri glnncrfi. mainly tlie mnj., - - - — ,— oiity of in Peniixco^t, Mis- ity of Missouri Drawers paiel very -curl largest cotton-prodnclni; little attention to the selection of j county, to buy lint colton only on planting .seed; second, they paid very little attention to the condition in which raw cotlon was harvested; third, under these conditions. Missouri ginners had little incentive to handle the ton properly at the gins. "Before the program to. improve Missouri cotton was inaeigiirated." Mr. Amburgcy related, "Missouri farmers sold the larger porlion of ''their colton crops to gfuncrs In the seed. Under this practice, the producer would fill up his high-boar:le:l wagons with raw cotton directly from his fields and sell the loads diilrijrhl. He was selling weight- not grade and .staple length. Very .seldom did he have his loads of raw cotton ginned into separate bales, then sell tlie hales on their own classes. Subsequently, the bulk of Hie cotton was delivered to the gins In bud order where it was stored in uig cotton houses and ginned out IOC or more bales in a row. "Through this 'selling In the seed' system of handling cotton," Mr. Ambmgey continued, "diirerenl varieties became mixed with the result that oftime.s there would be its own class. This plan Ls expected to he in effect again this year more on personality and charm was given by Miss Coleman anil Mr. Trfitludi gave a demonstration on proper spacing of cotton nnd corn. (iosnol The Oosnell 4-11 Cleil) met Tuesday, with 42 members mul llirce effectively with more ginners ink-1 leaders present.. The president, — ini; part. [James Nierstheimcr, presided. 'Hie very "This year, tlie fifth year of the ' group sang "Home on the Range' col- piogram, an important step loj'fd ''y Hobble Bevlll, song captain. bring Missouri cotton to a par with ^ acl1 member answered the roll Mystery Veils Writer's Death tliat produced elsewhere Is bein taken. This ftp ' 1 " "''"' l!le .v lind done to the widespread Hnprove their homes. planting of pedigreed-certiried cot-1 Following a brief business meet ._ ing Miss Cora Lee Coleman, home ten seed of the longer staple vai seed according to directions of (he James Nierslhclmer served sand wicltes and cold drinks. Tlie ne\t j meetiii" will be at tlie home of leader, social. Corn Growers tion, Missouri's authority on plant-, ing seeds. These seeds arc now be-! " Kclm ? «-ill be at tlie lion ing distributed to planters for the'*"'?' ^? 1 . nm j PoUer ' local 1( IMS crops. !>ml W1 " Dc i " l!lc foi '»i of a s '"llie results this year will be": R » , T i Mr. Ambeirgey stated, "that anjJ'l r S. JGSSe laylOr -stimatetl 00 |wr cent of Pemiscot County's cotton acreage, for example, will be planted with ;^reds and the crop . sory o e com scveral dilferent staple leneths ana 1 , -,. e are completi ' nsarer to perfection titan history of the comity Even though these will be in the . Wins Silhouette Contest •imiy. isveii inongn I - —• ^'.^ .ii.j^ .i.m ^i,,, ijijun; - I*.*- ^.i h »'.i «>i^ | ,. e niL- completing five years of v ^ e ' Ark. Mrs. Taylor will recci\ pules on one bale. A buyer couldn't' the cotton improvement 'nro»ram hcr 1)vi!r ' e at ll!e °"' ce of the RON tell from inspecting the samples! a nd have accomplished valuable re- '1 heater, just what he was buying, so it be- 1 EU H.s. we are not by any means Last week's winner of the Silhouette contest was Mrs. Jesse Taylor, ma West Ash St., e >\v Mr. Anibtngey declared. 4-II Club News Nolcs came evident he was offering prices ; throii"h' low enough for him to profit re- j -we' are going ahead to keep isardless of the kind of cotton in a - oreas t O f new developments in llic-bale.. 0.1 the Memphis cotton J. seeding, harvesting mid' ginning market. Missouri became known as coiton nnd at the same time make the gin-run, short staple, low grade cotton territory, and figuratively, a J mere mention of Missouri colton meant discussion of prices down to 300 points ($15.00 per bale) less than what Northeast Arkansas cotton was bringing. "It became evident that the Arkansas-Missouri state line was :i division between high and -low prices for cotton, from the Missouri farmer's viewpoint. The discrimination against Missouri cotlon became so great ilia tin some cases a efw Missouri growers known to produce long staple, high guide cotton have been offered warehouse facilities in Arkansas so they could sell their colton as Arkansas-grown and thus not suffer the loss the same cotton would sustain if sold in Missouri as Missouri-grown. "In fact the last five years," Mr. Ambiirgey said, "Missouri growers and ginners through concerted, cooperative efforts have modernizes their methods for seeding, harvesting nnd ginning colton with the i'1'siill dial each year prices psilS for Missouri rotton are more on ; Par with these paid for cotton ir Northeast Arkansas and oilier cot- Ion sections. The practice of growers' selling their cotton in the seed has been forgotten. Missouri Sinners have modernized their plants and now gin each bale separately from its own variety and slapfe Retired Miner Recalls Service to U. S. Grant - - ...,...*. WARD, W. Va. (UP)—James A. what plans we have tried success-1 Jones, an 81-year-old retired coal fully more effective and farther-] miner, who once prevented a (rain I'eachlng." carrying President U. S. Grant from being involved in a head-on collision wilh a frclglit train, has applied for an old-age petision. Jones was working- as a water boy on a Chesapeake & Ohio railroad grading job near Crown trill, W. Va., when he flagged the oncoming passenger and freight trains just a few seconds before they would have collided. "After the trains stopped I saw President Grant.," Jones said. "But I donf remember whether I eold Dim f hart probably saved Mm from getting hurl in a wreci." Yarlirn The Yavbro 4-H Club met. Tues- 'ay will: the president. Mildred '.ichnrdsou. presiding. There ivere 2 memliers and one leader present. Ju.inila Weal, song captain, led he group in singing "Home on the Uuigc" and "Springtime in the ?o:kies." Voncll Cole gave a iible reading. Talks were given y Fannora Mullins on "Do We Yatit to Be Farmers" and by Kusell Bunch on "Advantages of arming". D. V. Halo:)), assistant nnnty agricultural agent, talked u the rally and told about present laas for the Softball tournament 1 be held in July. T. li. Ivy talked bout the present shortage of chick- ns ami swine in connection with .-H Club projects, rt poem, "Vnca- ion." was given by Rarhcl Gaines. .fiss Cora Lee Coleman. home demonstration agent, presented the silver loving cup !o the girls of the i of cotton, and the bales arc I (!llll) for having had the most 4-If sold on their own class. j Club uniforms at the rally. "In the harvest season, cotton i In the business meeting the fol- pickitig crews are watched cure-j lowing club captains made reports: fully by 'weigh bosses' who Inspect ! Sonny stiles, cotton; Rachel Games each sack of cotton as it is cmp- j calf; Cnlvin HollSngsworth. com; lied into wagons and trucks for ! Jane Stiles, .gardening nnd canning- delivery to gins. Pickers discovered HeratUi French, clothing; Dorothy harvesting the cotlon in manner are discharged. rottgh Parrish. |K)iiltry; Fdnnora Mullins. improvement; and Edwing J^An important part of the cot- [ Daniels, cooking. A demonstration 1935 Plymouth Sedan .......................................... $195 C.ood SliAjic ............ No Trade 1931 Chevrolet Coupe ............................................... $89 Kims (inod ........ .. .Gooil Tires 1936 Chevrolet % Ton Pick-Up ....................... $275 Clean .......... F.ow Milragc 1935 Chevrolet V 2 Ton Truck .......................... $165 1936 G. MjlVk Ton Truck $375 Long W. B., Stake Undy. Rral Buy. LEE MOTOR SALES, Inc. G. M. C. TRUCKS Of.DSMOBlLKS ,•507 E. Main Sales & Service Phone :{2ft Although police credited n itrb- ' bery motive in the slaying ot Paul McLean, above. 32-year- old sports writer of the University of Chicago press relation? bureau, they admitted undisclosed "circumstances" may have inspired the killer. McLean, n former Dartmouth College football player and Montana political reporler, was found dying in an alley near his home. Read Courier News Want Ads AMBULANCE SERVICE DAY & NKJHT CALL 30 Holt Funeral Home come in WITH smooiH, TIRES store and Jet us '" inspect your tires. It is false and dangerous economy to try and ge« an exlra thousand miles from your — smooth tires. Come in and let us equip your car with new Firestone CONVOY tires—new high quahly—<i new low price. Buy on our convenient budget plan. It is easy to use. Terms are arranged to suii It only takes a few minutes to open an account and then you can ride while you pay. , I. th« V,l« of Firwton. fr.lorin, R[ ch ,r,J Crook, ,nd ., ««nln« ,,er .V.llonwld. .V. B. C. tyi PHILLIPS HOTOR CO 5th & Walnut Phone 810 Dlvihevllk- Irlond.S'-lltlli' boys mul all \Uio love Mrs. her nay manner v.'hldi hns mil been dampened iivirh sorrow, uxe or illne.s.s. Oi>e took is Just ubuiil bo.v.s... plciiiiv.', ill lii'iuniiul Hide Ijnys. i'1'lv Ittlle In iv!,. (.'rent men iintl l:!ml men. Another I:: Illled with , she "\VLIS u PAGE THREE KM Thrower Roust's Village j Is more susceptible than other imoRAUli: (UP)—Police of Vin- varieties, covllrli mo sw'kliiK, «) f»t' In vnln, a man wlio bombards the most conspicuous houses ol (he town with decayed ejjos at nliflit, A police In. IdToijnlloi] <if the |<ie,iil poultry oimi'is yielded no result, No lre'i> is Immune struck hy Bulgarian Buttermilk Phone 74 Craig's Dairy :hiil sii« !ove.s In California even better than she loves lilythi ville and he'! 1 .scrap books. Mi'.s. Wllllums has til leust six «T:'|) liddks—iittiybe more -sin> has new thought in i-t>iml ihem. Seine my bl|'-.some arc snuill- mil all arc mini with diOljjliifii] souvenirs of her Ul( fame .she had (o Im fo making Ihem, .-.IK ht,-x- con- , - fc.w.s she Just starts mi n ne;v our when she Ix-Klna u trip. li'linv yi nrs »)•<) |)y iminflll'; liil'.ll- er rci.ils in n Mew York i.line v. Itli 'rcliniK us her ; e-liillv, tint ir.'i^l ol Ihrni me minuted by irk;:, !'Hi •!,!• |(ivi;i to inulie. '1'rnifliiix ilciesn't iliiunt her hi Ihc Icmi null eiieh time she i;<ii's 1'iiite. she has hie.ii over miisl nil (lie railways inul by bin, lint h:is- ni yei liib-n a jilinie. ?.\\<< admits, In Hi" I'lisl several yenrs ;;he .u, nlso been IJD 11 trip to Virginia Hench. Vii,. by limit lo Wnsh- liinloii. I). (:.. mul on'to New York and this Illb; tme book. Anollier Is her New Orleans book. whk'li is Then, ihere Is eine for Ciilli'orniii. And One out of I'very live nr thn IMn slndenl.s;at i-xclnsivo I'hllllps ein.v. Anilovrr. 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