The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 31, 1951 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 31, 1951
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PACE EIGHT BL1THEVTLLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRTDAT, AtTGUST 91, 1W1 FARM HEWS REVIEW Farmers Told Ways to Avoid Chick Disease Newcastle Virus Control Urged by National Foundation LITTLE HOCK, Aug. 31.—Tlu-rc How successful a farmer may be in avoiding Newcastle disease looses in his poultry flock in Ihe months ahead depends a iol on what he decs this summer, says a retxjrl today by the American Foundation [or Aiii iu a I Health. "Newcastle disease Is much easier to keep off a farm than It Is to control once R becomes established." reports the Foundation. Poultrymcn were advised to lake these steps this month to help keep the deadly virus from their flocks: "CD Visitors and buyers should not be allowed in the poultry yard. The virus may be carried In on shoes, clothing mid trucks. "(2) Feed should be bought only in new bags, or used bugs which have been thoroughly disinfected. "(3) Crates returned from market should be sterilized before they are allowed on the farm. "(4) Rats should be poisoned, ami cats and dog.s kept out o! the yards and feed rooms. They may act ns mcclianlcul carriers of the disease. "(5) Chicks should be bought only from Newcastle - accredited hatcheries. "(6) All dead birds should be promptly burled or burned. "11) New birds should be isolated from the old flock for several weeks to make sure they do not have Newcastle disease. "(81 Chickens which may h»\ r e been exposed to the virus at fairs or show places should be eliminated from the flock." Now Is the Time to Plant Fall Gardens, Home Agent Advises Now li the time to plant t fall! garden, according to Home Demon-' straiten Agent Mrs. Gertrude H. HoliniAJi. Collarets, cabbage, carrots, turnips, koliJrdbi, lettuce and endive cat) be successfully planted up till the first of September. You can begin planting mustard- greens, spinach, radishes, English peas and onions nf^tcr Aug. 15, The main disadvantages and excuses for not planting a fall garden Is wcccls and grasses, greater heat and lack of moisture. Mulching with straw, leaves or sawdust will help preserve existing moisture and help retain occasional rainfall. Mulch will sjnoiher out weeds and make hoeing unnecessary. Mrs, Hollman gave the following example for a trial fall garden: Plant one one-hundrelh of an acre, an area about 40 feet long by 11 wide, as a trial plot. -Try three rows of hush lima l>cans, three rows of bush snap beans, two rows ol beets, two rows of caiTOls, one row of Swiss chard, two rows of broccoli, one row olcaul- f flower, two rows of cabbage, one row of kohlrabi, two rows of turnips, one row of leaf lettuce, one row of mustard, one row of spinach, two rows of onions, and one row of radishes now, another row in two weeks, and a third row two weeks later. A fall garden can be as successful ns a spring garden, Mrs. Holi- mnn says. Careful Handling of Insecticides Is Urged by Agricultural Engineer State's Turkey Crop Increases LITn,E ROCK, Aug. 51. (fP)— The Arkansas Crop Reporting service has estimated [lytt 331,000 turkey.*;, a record number, are being raised hi the state this year. A crop of that size would be five per cent above the record 315,000 raised in 1950 and twice as large ms the 1B49 production. LITTLE ROCK. Aug. 31.—There is no such tiling as a imnpoisooouj insecticide, but the most poisonous insectfcitic can be used safely according to Robert £. flowed, agricultural engineer vvilh the Extension Service. If used improperly, even insecticides usually considered -ialc can be dangerous, llowcll continued SOJHC of the least toxic nialcrlnh' according to Howell, such as pyrethrum find rotenonc, usually have Irritating effects on the skin and in the nose and throat. Most casualties occur because of carelessness or failure to follow directions. The insecticide problem Is complicated by the fact that almost each week new products or trade nnmes and new applications are developed, Howell remarked. Users of Inscclcictes must keep up to date on these new developments and follow recommendations on safe and effective application. A child of four years found lube of ral poison on a kitchen .shelf, Howell relates. Thinking It to I) dental cream, the child, brushed his teeth with it. Enough of the poison was swallowed to kill the child. A two-year-old child found some DDT fly spray In a pop bottle In a kitchen cupboard ant drank it. Luckily, he lived after it was pumped from his .stomach. Another report tells of the death of R child, after drinking what be thought was a soft drink. It was rat poison, carelessly left on the stairway of the home. Tragedies of this type, frequentlj 3uch carelessness Registered Durocs FOR SALE 40 Open Gilt* — 20 Young Boar* Thursday, Sept. 6 — Siktston, Mo. S. E. Me. Duroc Breeders Association Write for Catalog J. Leonard Peerman, Sec. Wm. Z. Baker, Pr*s. Jackson, Mo. Sikeslon, Mo. cpurted, show that careless slor- igc of insecticides can lead to Howell says ncx^usnbte. Everyone who uses jolsons should see that they are Kept In a safe place.' Tbls Is the irist rule for handling insecticides iafely. Staff Changes Are Made at Agri College FAYETITEVILLE, Ark,, Aug. 30- A number of additions and change. n the staff of the University o Arkansas College of AgricuUun were announced Ibis week by Deal Lippcrt S. Ellis. They Involve the departments of agronomy, anima industry and veterinary science and rural economics and sociology In the agronomy depart men 1 Carroll L, Garcy has been namec assistant professor, effective Sept 4. He will devote full time to re search, carrying on basic so studies under a grant marie to th College by the Mathleson Chemic al Company. Don J. Brown, Jr., and Lowe T. Lank ford will Join the an I ma industry and veterinary science de partment as graduate assistants o Sept. 1. Both are graduates of th University of Arkansas. Mr. Brow win assist with poultry nutritlo research projects which are part ally sponsored by a grant froi I he Commercial Solvent Corpora tlon, while doing* his graduatlo work. He was employed by th University as Instructor In poult husbandry for the first six wee: of 1951. In the department of rural «co nomiCA r aiid sociology, HilUard Jack son has returned to the staff a assistant professor, after a year leave of absence for graduate stiu at the University of North Care linn, AL the same time, Deau El announced that two members the College staff have resigned in order to continue graduate j training at other institutions. Dr. Victor A. Miller, assistant professor oi veterinary science in the department of animal industry and veterinary sclenc, has left for study at Texas A. and M. College. Wesley F. Buchele, assistant professor jof agricultural engineering, has resigned effective Sept. 14 lo become a gradual? fellow and work toward his Ph. D, degree at Iowa State College. H.D.CLUBMEMOS hf Mri, Gertrude B. Rolinuui (Home Demon il ration Fair The Northeast Arkansas District air will be held at Blytheville ept. 25-30. Those entering Items :n Farm and Home Department tould take them Lo the Woman's tillding, Monday, Sept 24, or Tues- ay morning, Sept. 25. The Items will ? registered by volunteer workers •om the home demonstration clubs, Labels for Jars The Home Demonstration Agent as received labels for canned goods ach Jar of foot! entered tn the fair ild have a label on It stating the umber of minutes and the num- of pounds pressure the food 'as processed. Booths The home demonstration clubs 'anting space for a booth In the air should contact the Home Dom- nFtration Agent as soon as possible o have space reserved. Two out-of-coimby/ cUibs who .ave requested space are Monette nd the Greene County fnir win- ier Stale H. I). Council The State Fleme D-monstratioj Council meeting will be held n Fayiitteville, Sept. 4-7. Home dem lustration club members in Nortl rtlFsissippi County who wish to at' end should contact the home dem >nstrat!on airnnt nt once. Rest Camn Those who did not attend res ram» surely inlsred n good time. W md two Rood cooks who liked tc mnke bi-sculis and rolls, so with n} .he oilier rats we had. ther Carelessness Major Factor f /i Most Farm Home Fires SCARCELY HALF A CALF—Nol quite up to his mother's expectations was "Junior," a 23-pound, 18-inchcs-lall calf, horn on the farm of frank Mages near Ottawa, Kan. Junior's blue-blooilcd mon was so disappointed she refused to care for him for several days; he even had to look up to the Mages' clog, seen here consoling the vounusler. University Reports on Research Work Done the Milling of Rice FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Aug. 31.— In growth experiments with rats s no doubt that each of us put on few extra nounris. Much of the ninctv pounds scrap lent her was made Into bill 'olds, and nurses by home demon straMon members. ififl Phoebe Harris. Northeas District A'Tiit. demonstrated th ,akfng of pottery, using papier The Home Demonstration Aoen demonstrated the making of cor <TPS from nylon hose, ThP group tried a Uttle squar danclnpr but will have to have some more rTf-tlce on that to be experts. Eatinjf on the Increase Porltry and ee<? eatln* Ls cxnecteri to increase during the coming months of 1951. Prospects are for larrrer supplies and heavier eatlnc of these wrote In foods durfne the second half of the year han during the first half. The largest Increase wf 1 ' be in rhicken. Ret fill nrlces of e«*gs and poultry are oxnectert to continue abovfi last year's prl^s for t>»R rest of 1951. HITWnine Tomatoes Normal room tempernture — not sunlight—Is the key to ripening tomatoes that have not reached redness. Too much sunlight may either prevent normal color development or moke the color splotchy. This effect of sunlight in rinen- Ing differs from what sunlteht dons lo tomatoes on the vine. Growing tomatoes benefit richly frotn ll<rht, a determining factor In their content of Important vitamin C. Summer field - grown toma toes, which g et abundant sunlight, contain about twice Jis much vitamin C as winter and fall greenhouse fruit. The refrigerator, of course. Is the place for storing fresh lomatoc* which nre already ripe. Research results on the nutritive content of rice and the effects of commercial milling on rice grains, were reported this week by the Arcansas Agricultural Experiment Station. Dr M. C. Kik, of the Department of Agricultural Chemistry, made the study over a period of several years, and reports results in Bulletin No. 508. One of the things studied was the effect of fertilizer treatment on content of protein, tliiaminc. niacin, biotin, patitothcnic acid, and ash. Effects were also noted on kernel weight and mill yield of rice grain. The author found no significant differences ns a result of fertilization. Another part of the study Involved iuch differences between varieties commonly grown In Arkansas . Here again, the differences were small. The 11 varieties averaged 6.50 per cent protein, 2.98 micrograms per gram of thiamine, 51.22 miciograms of niacin, .081 inl- CTogram of biotin, and 10.62 micrograms of pantothenlc acid. whole brown rice was found to be a slightly better source of biotin ami folic acid than was white milled rice. Dr. Kik also found that soaking rough and brown rice in water increased the thiamine content of the milled product. Rough rice lost less thiamine in the soaking water than did brown rice. Single copies of Bulletin 508, "Nutritive Studies of Rtce," may be obtained from county agents, or by writing direct to the Bulletin Office, College of Agriculture, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. The oil pipeline traversing Saudi Arabia is 1.068 miles long. Carelessness—in one form or an- 'ther—is known to be a major fac- or in all farm home fires. To be more specific yet, though certain known causes account for three- fourths of these flres, Home Demonstration Agent Mrs. Gertrude B. ioliman revealed. Creating one of the most serious fire hazards Is the Increased use of lasoline, kerosene and oil on farms. Storage of these oil products is very important hazard. An unsafe chimney with holes that permit sparks to escape is dangerous. Often the timber around the chimney is not protected from the tieat of the flue. Good construction requires at least two inches clearance between flues and the inflammable materials. Every chimney should he examined yearly and kept- in good repair. Worn shingles sometimes provide necessary fuel for sparks. Nonflammable roof materials are safer Principal lightning hazards are uurodded buildings and poor grounc connections on rodded buildings Connections may be damaged livestock, equipment, ice or corro- on. The lightning protection sys- needs to be inspected an ually. Matches and smoking caus« many lomes to go up in flames. The iA> >f either should be done careli^T and safely. *' Stoves, furnaces, boilers and their pipes are other known causes of "arm fires. Iron the Easy Way. THOK GLADIRON—$59.95. Try it two weeks free. E. C. Robinson Lbr. Co. Dusting — Spraying The chief ports of Israel are Haifa and Jaffa. Tel Aviv accommodates light draft vessels. Eliminate Bottlenecks In Hauling Equipment and Manpower!;.. Store Your Crops as Soon as Harvested A modern, big-capacily John Deert Small Grain Elevator will store away your crops as soon as they are har. vested and eliminate slow-down bollle necks both in hauling equipment and manpower. You can [ill bins, empty bins, and pick up grain piles in the field. Unusual ease of transporting and setting . . . wide adaptability lot different crops and for delivering into practically any type of bin or crib . . . and year-in and year-out dependability make John Deere Small Grain Elevators your best buy. See us lor complete information. MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO. South Highway 61 BlythtvilU Harrison Farmer Winner of State Pasture Contest UTTLE ROCK, Aug. 31. (AP> — Earl Harness of Harrison is thi winner of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation's year-round pas ture contest. Harness was presented with a SIO prize at ft dinner meeting of th 33rd annual conference of Arknn sns Vocational Agriculture Ins true tors here Wednesday milH. He is one of 33.0W) farmers en rolled in the state for vocations agriculture Instruction. Runner-up to Harness was Leii- mon Fowler of Wl.t".'.^;'. H. C BarneU of Brnriley look third olace. Biid L. H. McCullough of Salem was fourth. Earlier, Assist-ant Scrr clary of AprtcnHurc Knox T Hutcrrinsnn said that American farm families "arc abundantly mrefing the demands of the emergency." The U.S. Department of Agriculture spokesman predicted Hint farmers will come very near meeting 1951's hi?h defense production t;o^ls in suite of drouths and widespread flood damage. Call us for FREE inspection and USD A recommendations on any type insect problem. Approved Flight Training School Charter Sales Service BLYTHEVILLE FLYING SERVICE Phone 2717 — Municipal Airport — Night Phones nr\ J Li f -It 6S13, 3877 Dependable Service & \\™ Angus Breeders Schedule Meet breeders (rom the 48 and Canada will hold two sessions of their 68th annual convention on Nov. 21 -28, 1951 at the Palmer House in Chicago. : For the first time since the American Aberdeen-Angus Breeders' Association was oganlzed in 1883, the cattlemen will assemble on two different days of their annual affair. WELL PAINTED HOMES look better—have less up- heep^. Phone for estimate. E. C. Robinson Lbr. Co. YOU SAVE MORE OF YOUR CROP,.. HARVEST FASTER •fc Longer separating area . .. 101 inches from the center of the cylinder to the discharge point in the 12 foot "26"—124 inches in tko 16 foot "27 1 * ... lets you-cut faster, covering more acres, getting more of your grain at less coat. The straw moves in a loose . . . open . . . ribbon. It'ft pitched and tossed over each inch of the walkers, shak- -'i^t\ ing out every bit of your grain. . -^ It's all part of the amazing new Massey-Harris com-' bine principle—Balanced Separation. See us the next rime you're in town . . . ask about Balanced Separation with its longer, big capacity walkers and other plus features! 61 IMPLEMENT CO. N. Highway 61 ' Phone 2142 IS YOUR COTTON IN DANG Read Courier News Real Estate LOANS • Commercial • Residential • Farm Best Service—Best Terms TERRY Abstract & Realty Co. 213 Walnut Phone 23S1 M present, Mississippi County hot heavy BOLL WORM infestation in young cotton! The cotton boll worm is one of the most damaging insects infesting cot- ton. For maximum results, this insect must be properly treated . . . and appli- cation must be made at the correct time. That's why it is important to check your cotton NOW for boll worms —or call us and we'll assist you. Planters Flying Service will send out an expert to inspect your fields with you. .. TO FIND OUT /« YOUR corroN is IN DANGER! We have a complete stock of insect/- cides on hand—or the insecticides may be obtained from Mr. Paul D. Foster, Telephone 3418. Planters Flying Service PAUL F. LLOYD CAPT. FRED L. STEADMAN Hangor No. 3 BIythevillft Army Air Base Priori* 3721

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