The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 2, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 2, 1947
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PAGE SIX i Interest of Farm Families of This I ' Agricultural Section. j Published Every Friday in the BLYTHRVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FARM NE WS- FEA 7 URES FRIDAY, MAY 2, Suggestons For Better Fimnina Featured For This Section's Pro gressive Kimnurs. 1 Sugar Rationing Now Clerk in Blythcvillo Office Says Stamps May Be Cashed Here Transfer of snpar rationing ami price control authority lo the Department of A?t iculrure under Die recently enacted Sirj;riy Control Extension Art of 1M7 will have no immediate effect •_•:; mas. imUvimn! customer. 6 ;, I). H, Robinson, -senior liclc! c!ork in I he E5ythevil!c off ire of the ProcUiciitm mid Marketing Administration, fortrorly the Triple-A, ' announced today. Hotion stamps \vm Continue to Jio validated and cashed a.-; before. Applications for new consumer ration bocks, replacement of last, or destroyed ration booXs, and tiic usual industrial .sn:;;u' rationing \viU continue tu I;o luuuiioci by l"ie sainfi 50-odd field offices \vhirh formerly Oiii:i> said. The Sugar did (he job under OI'A- of Temporary CuiUrols, he agency will be called the Rationing Administration, within the D;'|m1ir.eiu of A^vi- cuUftiT. until expiration of rationing and price fusirlioiis on October 31. 19 i7, he added. Invented Farm Set-Up Change Urged \By Arkansan WASHINGTON, Mny 2. (tfl'i — The government w:is urp.ed today (o channel many of ils Important ji^ricnltural programs through (he .states to cUinfn:ilo "conflicts finti duplications" between federal and stnte farm a- jiencU'.s, The .suggestion ;vns made lo the House Agriculture Committee by H. K. Thatcher of I .it lie Hock. Ark. He .spoke as exn-uti'.'e s^m'tary of the National As.soeiaiion of .state Commissioners, Secretaries UIK! Directors of AfirirnHui'e. The committee is studyIIIR the need for a new over-all federal farm program. Thatcher said much of the confusion n> the present farm program could be t faced to overlapping function.^ of federal and state n^enrlcs, "The Confiivss. in establishing n broad general program for a^rl- j culture," he said, "should definite- i 1v prescribe I lie limit.s <>f activities j of all federal agencies in order to i eliminate cmUUn.s hflwren these j agencies ami to prevent dunlirn- j lion of work done liy (he states." I For Garden Without Pests Dust Early with D.D.T. *! 1 If! Hllllil 1 i !i|t f i > We contribute brocid knowledge— tireless effort end long experience to every policy we write. Should you ever have a loss, you are assured oi positive protection and a speedy settlement./". NOBLE GILL Y-'.'.ulv* V .,'/".«. n ( •.'"• !',•.'! /' "turn n i ' |i ! 1 ".v l ft ,:imi' »' •y^' .._„£.'.& Invented ESaK A Massachusetts lady Invented (he square-bottomed papei bans; n.scd for curryini: MroccTio.s, and also .Invented a machine for fold-j 111;; the l:a«.;S. Read Courier News Want Ads i ', Cover tlic Plants M'illi n Cloud of Dust Which Leaves a. Light C'oatii i Over All Leaves, im Uoth Sides. controls on su:;ar may be retaiiu'd' tlnoui'h Marcli 31, 1MB. he said. : Ccnsvuners are s:romised oo jHuauls of susar ihis year, ami up to SI) pounds if supplies increase, lie pointcci. out. SuiHir rations year wei-e 25 pmmds [HT persoi; but | this 35 pounds will include MV4-U'i [or canning, us no special stain])] for this purpose is expected to be available. Industrial rations can be incrca- | seel unK r iiner individvial consum-: ers are taken care oi. Mr. Robin-; son staled. The new sugar legislation provides that tile Secretary i f! Asi'i::iilltirc may suspend susar: liitiouiug and price controls, in whole or in pan. any time before, October 31 ;f supply and demairl conditions warrant. The battle to control insect pests should be;;in in tin; homo vegetable garden In the spring, \vhen' plants are youny and before they ! have been damaged bv insects. Since LJ.n.T. became available to home gardeners, methods of fighting insect pests have been greatly simplified. This ne\v material destroys so many dilterent insects that it is simpler to list those Which it does not kill, and against which other Oeslruclivo means must be used. Vegetable pardon pest-; "gainst which U.D.T. is ineflccti\ rludo the Mexican bean beeti,. .unto worm, and c:ibb*»se, tursil^ and melon nphids. It kills cucumber beetles and squash borers, but in some cases is reported lo have in- juri-O. plants of cucumber, squash and melons, so its use on those subjects is not yet recommended. Against leaf-hoppers which attack beans, potatoes and other plants; and flea beetles, which attack potatoes, tomatoes and egg plant. D.U.T. does an excellent job, better by far lh;m any other material which was previously known. It lulls both kinds or cabbage v.orms, the European corn borer, aphids -on peas nnd potatoes, the. Japanese beetle, gladiolus Ihrips, jind most other pests of ornamental pkmts, but not the red spider.mile. All tho - common ^insect peats -kvliit-ii D.D.T. does not kill con cU stroy(:U by :otciionc, whicli is availrLblc this ycnr in ample sup* ply, so that a mixture of these two materials will .srrve as nn all- around insecticide for garden usj. Most convenient way lo apply them, cither singly or together, is as a dust. This should be obtained, ready mixed, since it is diHicnlt for tlie amateur lo mix technical D.D.T. with a carrier; and the D.D.T. con- lent should be at least 3 £ ,j with 5% preferred by most advisers, fot- garden use. lit a spvay is preferred, then a wcttable D.D.T. powder is recommended, rather than one containing any solvent. The D.D.T. does not dissolve in water, but a wet table powder will mix thoroughly with it, and be held in suspension. It can thus be applied evenly lo a plant and when the water evaporates the D.D.T. will remain as a deposit ou the stems and leaves. This "residue" will kill insects which walk across it. whether they be the type that eat plant tissues or drink plant juices. K may remain on the plant for weeks or even months depending nn its strength in the first place, mid its exposure to sun and rain, both o£ which shorten the toxic period. In any event it i^ elective much longer than the older poisons and requires fewer up- plications. This quality of D.D.T. makes it possible. ; io -protect garden plants before damage lias been done, and prevent insects from griming a foot hold in your garden. D P & L 14, Delinted and Treated High Germinatior? Only a Few Tons on Hand BlytheviSle Ddinting Corp. So. 2nd Sr. Across from Armory . Plioncs 28GO— SGO Cotton Classing Benefits Cited Aikansans Urged to Take Advantage of Special Agri Service Cotton producers in Arkansas sliuiild apply now for free colIon j rlnssiricatlon nn<| market news .service for 1947 us provided 'under the Sinitli-Uuxry Act, according to I'. R Kohllielm. in Charge. U.SD.A.s Memphis, Tenup.sses cotton classing office. He stated that fiiniirrs must organize a group, adopt a variety of col ton. file application, arrange lor sampling anil meet, certain other requirements to become, eligible for these services, i All groups are urged to prepare ! nn<] file their applications a.s soon j as cotton has hern planted find I \vrll in advance of the ginni:)^ sea- i son, if mrmhers arc to receive the maximum benefits from the services. Applications from Arkansas j should be wiled not later than July 1. a-s time is required for pronp.s to make arrangements for having samples taken. Additional time is required to process applications ami |o deliver .supplies to sampling ' agencies. Mr. Kohlheim stated, ''Producers find that the classing and Market News services put extra cash in their pockets. By knowing the ^ratle and staple length of their ; cotton and what that quality is worth, they are in a bftter position to bargain for a fair price. The classing service helps them to get larger lots of uniform cotton and thus attract buyers to their community. It serves as a check on care used in picking and ginning. It liclps them to check on the performance of planting .seed and to learn winch variety is best adapted to their farm and community." Applications for services under Hie Act. according to Mr. Kohlheim were approved tor 407 groups with H.9H5 members in 1940-47. This represents a very substantial increase in the number to use the services, since they became available in 1938. During the 194G-47 Benson about 3BO.OOO samples were classed for members of cotton improvement groups in Arkansas. Applications will be accepted i\ til August I. but none can be accepted after that date for approval. Instructions and application blanks may be obtained from county agricultural agents or from the U.S.D.A. Cotton Branch Office at P.O. Box 3IS3. Memphis. Many 4-H dub Members Study So// Conservation Extension Services- club Congress in Chicago. Eight Merit awards Tor top ranking Ol the ^ctional winners arc chosen 4-H soil conservation records on f 0l . county, state, sectional and national levels art,' rrgalii 01 Cored in 19^7 by Firestone, Awards include gold medals for county winners and $50,00 U. S. Savings Bonds for tho six highest rating entrants in ... ..__ „ Ji each state. In addition, Hi selected Hoi Sprites, ixaVcl'," Joc'kso: state winners receive national honors, each receiving n $20000 college scholarship. year's state and national winner in Arkansas was Roger Williamson of Dover, county win- were named in Clay, Grant, Lee, Ci'aighcad and Franklin counties. Ja k Duelos. oi the: Promised Lati community, wns the 1J)4(J winter from Nonh Mississippi Con ty. He received a Si>0 suviiiy.'; boll by i y. He rec a.s first pri'/e. sectional . Little niver, Lo^an, Miller, North The awarti, whicli is a trip to the -1-11J Mississippi, OunchfLii. Perry South of S35.tiOO.OUU Iiifonn> l-'i om Heel Mcxtt'O'.s t'an^o.s a IT '. arly 2,000.01)0 lirail of catlh 1 . state has an annual income its Mississippi County Land Grows Fifth of States '46 Cotton Crop LITTLE HOCK. Ark.. May 2 (UP) —Thr 194fi Arknnsas cotton ci'op tolnllcd i.'Jtu.coo hales, rsli mated on (lu> basis of final ginnlngs as rrpovted to tho HuiTau of Census in Washington yeMerdny. Mississippi Cnniily, Ihp nation's liir^i-st cntlon proctuciiifr rounly. ;ir- fifth of Ihp toLjl Arkansas crop "illi a rroonl yield nr 22a,7SG bales The IMS Arknns!i.s crop totalled 1.042.MIO bales niKl tlie 15)35-40 nv- ciaso production is 1.375.000 bales. In contrast nitb tli e 1944 mul in-15 crops, the 19IG croj) was saved witlimit iinusnl handicaps, ihe bii- Mau said. The 19-Ki Arkansas crop or lint rot ton. calculated at the- season average price f>f cotton sold before April 1. was valued at S201.573.000. DuriiiiT the past 20 years tlie value of llii- Arkansas cotton crop varied frnm a low figure of $30.321.000 for tin- IfKiO crop to the lligh Iisure for | the 1D4G crop. The- 1D14 crop, valu- | ed at $144,534,000. was the next highest in value dnrin;: this period. The average price received for tiie 1946 crop was 32 4 cents per pound compare^ with 2-'.5 cents tor the 11)45 crop, the bureau said. From the 1046 cro-.i 532.000 tons of cottonseed were obtained, valued at S38.730.000. compared with 431,000 tons, valued at S21.507.000. from Hie ID45 crop. The 1946 combined value or seed and lint is S2-I5.303. 000 compared with SIM.474,000 for 1945. The acreage nf cotton in cultivation 111 Arkansas on July r. 1940 was 1,720.000 acres compared with More Ihan 200,000 4-H club members ha\e received special training in soil conservation during the last three year.s. according to the National Committee on Boys and Girls Club Work. Last year, 4'f states and Puerto Rico made thnt activity a part of their 4-H program. The club members' (raining includes, among many other soil conservation practices, contour farming, strip cropping, terracing, soil testing, establishing permanent pa-s- tures. sodding waterways anil planting shelter bells and windbreaks. Tlie activity is conducted under tile direction of the Federal and State 1,554,000 acres on July 1. 1945. Of the acreage in clntivation on July 1, 1910. n total of 1.700.000 acres were harvested 1.500,000 acres were harvested in 1945. Get a on ihe Job When you take your John Deere Tractor out in the field after our factory-trained experts have given it a "going-over,™ you'll say it performs good as new. Our shop- men ate experts. They know exactly •v.'iat your tractor should do , . . and how to make it deliver a full measure of service. Don't wait for a breakdown*. A check up now and a few simple adjustments may save you the expense ind delay of more serious complications later on. BUY BONDS * SAVE SCRAP • vf, n H f n nt i ^^,L_'".*. fV^.A.r*.!^.... .VTt^oS When you bring your tractor in, bring in your scraf . . . Keeft I'Olh in the f'glit. Missco Implement Co. Osccola — Blyllicvillo • Almost every hour in the clay you will find a good use for the "Jeep" as n truck, light tractor, runabout or mobile power unit. With its mighty Willys-Overland "Jeep" I'.ngincnml powerful -1-whccl-ilrive, you can go most anywhere in u "[ecp," on or off tlie road ... in fair weather or in r ouf. Get a "Jeep" on the job. It will pull plows, harrows, seeders, mowers; low 5,500-lb. trailed paylo.uls; haul 800 Ibs. The "lecp" will carry men and tools Kcross town or to liaril-to-gct-at places in a jiffy. Wherever i( goes, its power take-off is ready to run your machinery right on the job. Conic and see what the amazingly vcrs.itilc 4-purposc "Jeep" can do for you, Flexible Farming Foster — Easier — More Protitablc Made Possible By The famou: While words can toll ;i powerful ;nnl vivid wtory iiliout SO.\ T and Ferguson Impionmnt.s, they cannot jjivo yon the 'Tool'' of o;i- uratintf tlii.s oijiiipmcnt.. Why not come out and have KUSHKI.I. PH1L- ],II'S TRAC'J'OH COMPANY demonstrate this equipment at work? Gel, on the tractor, operate Hit" implements yourself then you \vill I'tilh- understand why FOKD TRAOTOIt owners are so enlluisiaslii: . . . why they are "sold" on this versatile system of modern farmir.;;-. Sec the Ferguson System Demonstrated at Our Plant Building RUSSELL PHILLIPS TRACTOR COMPANY So. Highway 61 Phone 2171 WHEEL-LESS IMPLEMENTS 4D F Old Motor Co. GROWTH IS LOW-COST GROWTH When you feed for fast growth you SAVE MONEY because fast growing birds take less feed per pound of gain. FOR BIG, HEAVY-LAYING PULLETS 5FF TH£ MIGHTY 'HtP' AT POOLE MOTOR COMPANY Formerly HOLLY MOTOR CO. ELLIS POOLE, Owner and Operator Phono 49 Stcelc, Mo. Feed a Purina growing feed to develop big, hearty birds. Ask for a complete mash or a supplement to go with your grain. PURINA GROWING CHOWS KILL FLIES & WEEKS * IN FARM BUILDINGS * ON STOCK CATTLE PURINA DDT SPRAY PURINA TURKEY GROWING CHOWS Supplements to balance your grain, and complete Chows. KEEP FLIES OFF DAIRY COWS ... USD Purina'g quick killing and repellent spray. PURINA DAIRY SPR/* L. K. Ashcraft Co. I!Ik. S. of Frbco Depot i'hone 493

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