The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 21, 1936 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 21, 1936
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 1936 every paper just who is on relief. Is it the day laborer or the land owners? 'Ilic land owners drnws all of the WPA nml AAA checks while the poor laboring man, If he is s-en! lucky, can once in n while get a dollar jx>r day for 12 hours of lm«l Inboi-, and to boot a sound cursing for not being a land holder. It won't be but a very short 1 time iinlll the cotton picker ma-, c-hitie win knock what liltle farmj labor there Is for the poor folk In the fall in the cotton country I higher than a snow ball. And' what Is'going to pay for these cotton picker machines? To be sure they will be bought with* relief money. The government is J3LYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Farm News Edited by J. 0. FULLERTON j. L DAMERON !< . Ass't. County Agent County Agricultural (Continued From Pago One) is station I tallied lo an old man who'd come over for n can cf salmon, "London's all right, toil il don't look to me as If he's had experience enough," he al- Icv.'ed. "Farmers around here do <* Jot of kicking but most of 'rtn Is s;!ad enough to Ret that gov- ri-nci money, The government Is ~ " '•:n;nciu They're B oi.i 3 holnnt; the man . who can helpjHairV Vetch and Other to veto Icr Hooscva'.; because ilioyi himself, not the man who lives 1 w >. , UIIK.I «ant some more of it." | in the country and has to work Winter Legumes KecOITV hi Omaha one of the wisest, 1 ""' '-'• ' ' ' ' ' ... ncn-pai observers In the v.'1'.clc middle west had Ihis to "The Mcnis Influence Is still cash outlay. For alfalfa, seeded on cropland before October 31, the payment Is $2 per acre. Bur and crimson clover, Austrian winter peas, vetch and other locally : adapted winter legumes earn $1 i per acre when seeded on crop land before October 31. Hairy vetch is probably the best wisest,] out his liousc rent and garden! m0 nrh>rl U<, i the "'em, and is refused a few" head' Bended by can't get n ork enough to .prop-; from the government. People should wake up and see who is on relief for once. The day laborer is not altogether plumb dumb. A Courier News Header. Lcachvlllo, Ark. powerful In Nebraska. it'll [ >e cmjuoh to pull Roosevelt through. Tlic-n the drouth v.lll help |;im. The feed and nf(\ loans. the -,li- rtet relief and the 1 ;;pecMal WI'A jets, and li e cattle help win ail uork for kcosevril." A taxi driv.'i- In Omaha slri'i:!: a dillev.'Dt ii'.le. "Lois of uj v.-orklna people have turniM against Hocsevelt on account, a! the high of food," he explained. Down in Lincoln, with ihe lofty nnd beautiful new eapitol building rearing its proud | t ead high -above the Hut prairies, I talked for three hours with a political writer who travels a went deal over the whole stale. He was a Roosevelt man and his words must be read with that fact in mind. He said: . "The drouth makes Nebraska sure for.Rocsc- Mjlton Bunch ChaiWS Prove];. U may lake another month " luuu """'-'I «-Ilillgt.S> r 1O- to stop the drift thut has set in towards Landon, but it'll be checked. You can't argue with a man whose starving livestock are rent, and is refused a, few" head cf chickens, and of course can't keep a cow or hog because he' Owing or winter cover crops, adapted winter cover crop mentioned above for North Mississippi County and may be planted In September or October when sufficient moisture is present. Vetch Is seeded at the rate of 25 pounds pe, a rc , ™ - - ..- --„.. -u .uiun-, -:- of tne sound farming prac- othcr sMMll ei'ly support his family, Anil then; " ccs encouraged under the Agrl- sown 5 i, 01 ,|.j b , our political bate Is democracy, cultura! Conservation Program. ],,ie<|. Tllts rm ,, aiul our land owners are fulll™" !> e llso d i\s a means of earn of curses for relief. .But the little day laborer has not got so much as a crumb of help cotton middles or fields. All seed thoroughly Inocu VM *. 6 "I" alloh m the county and how to harvest, cure, store, ami clean seed Ing Class II, or incuts, j. o. Fullerton, agent, says.' IPRIC5 Its Use as Textile Fiber Has More Than Doubled Since 1890. While rayon and other textile fliers may be taking the place or cotton In some uses, the klnu of !!"•' So ' 111 ' ls " loie »'«» £, ls ow " "' lllc '"I'" 1 ncld, says Rodney Whllaker, ?'f a " of Agricultural Economics, . CS ' gram. Among those appearing on the program will be Dcnn Dan T Gray, dean of the college of agriculture, University of Arkansas, and Ur. Tiilt Duller, editor of Progressive Furmcr. The list of Arkansas 1UM master fanners will be announced. -No Arkansas county is more Interested In the development of cotton and cotton varieties than is Mississippi county nnit (1 largo group of farmers from our county Is expected to lUlcml. Horncvsville Society — Personal PAGE THREE ; Is here visiting his fl iother-ln- law. Mrs. R. R, Anderson Mrs. L. n. Envln, M fs . M. L Lenin, Mrs. .n. I,. Mead and Mis A. \V. liriulburn, of Kennctt, were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs 0. J. Cope. Mr. and Mrs. T. A. flay and their guest, Uussell Egbert, of St. Louis, were guests Sunday of Mr. nnd Mrs. S. W. Killlan, Mr. and Mrs, a. It. ICenley left Sunday for SI. Louis to buy fall merchandise, > Mrs, Ci. M. Wells entertained Saturday In honor of the eleventh birthday of her daughter, I'aUle. Average weight of n head of hair Is from'five to twelve ounces. county plain collon. mi n an order by E. Keck to being saved by federal feed. Nc- has been granted Circuit Jtid?c G. _. .„ - - - — — .*....„, „.,,, n ± restrain A. D. Brown, head of a .will, have a jpoal loss in cattle road construction crew, from inak- nim pigs. The losses'-will be ing a solid embankment and fill iiiiUB!U«l by federal money anti and allegedly damaging his res- ''""' * '" ' - '" 'leniial propeil.v at, the Number feed. farmers \ v lll ap- Ami the : predate that," t H would seem that droulli and "Uncle Geonje" Norris will carry Nebraskaiis Into the Roosevelt por • column. TOMOI1RCW: Landon figlits for his oirn stale. The Editor's Letter Box The Fells Killing (To Ilic editor:) There appeared in your paper Wednesday, Au- fuist 19. an article relative to the killing' of Milton Felts of•.- Joiner Ark., which contained several mistakes which we think -should be corrected. Milton Pelts, 38, farmer of Joiny Ark., died at 3 a.m. Wednesday at Baptist hospital from a pistol bullet wound fired from his own gun, which he had loaned to Ed Speck sometime before He IhouRhl-. Speck was one of his friends. I I The shooting followed an argument which happened earlier in the day when Speck drew a sun on Felts Felts reasoned with Speck and thought It was settled and left Basselt io come down to Joiner to call Sheriff (deputy) S.. E. Harrison to disarm Speck but couldn't get In touch with the sheriff. A few hours Inter as I-elts and his companion were sit ling in Fells' car in front of a negro cafe. Speck ran out from where he was hiding nnd jumped on Ihe fender of the car and said, "Milton, I'm going to kill .you." and fired. The bullet entered Felts' right eye and came out the back of his head, breaking the glass in the car door Felts was not armed at any time during Ihe day. Thanking you in advance , The Felts Family. Who Is On Ttelicf? (To the Editor:) I hear so many land owners cursing the relief and the peoolc on relief that I would like to see in print on the front ;:age of No "Free Premiums" but BETTER TEA for the Money Blended from finer; more expensive tca3 than Vfrcc premium" brands. Money bock if it isn't the best you've ever used. In showing the value of winter •cover crops In maintaining soil fertility and crop yields, Fuller- ion points to recently tabulated results of experiments conducted by the agricultural experiment sta- I lions in several Southern states.! | Some tests were run continuous-1 ly on (he same land for several. years, one running, over 30 years.I T) rn .. The summary shows that lii' ou ' approximately 250 comparisons of yields made between cotton grown following a cover crop and cotton grown without a cover crop, but otherwise under identical con- oson as a textile nber, Whllaker reports lie cites the automobile Industry as """ of the many Industrial nsc.s •ol posed Fill Would Damage His Property. Milton Bunch. Yarbro former, line road junction with Htgh- av 01. The Retraining order is a tem- ditlons, the average yield on the land when no winter cover crop was used, was 264 pounds less of seed cotton per acre than the average yield of: 1,180 pounds produced on the land where the winter crop was planted, Fullcrlon says. Austrian peas, vetches, clovers, rye, and oats were the cover- crops used in these tests. For corn the results were nbout the same. Tht summary of over 200 comparisons of yield shows that the average corn yield with out the winter cover crop was iiie n'Riruining oroer is a tern- ^ LL1U «^UL-I cuvur crop wus porar.v one. subject to final d's-1 "early seven bushels per acre imposition of (he. action by tli5j' lcr ' ne 31 bushel average yield chancery co'Jit. I °n land where winter cover crops Mi-. Bunch's homo is north of I wele usei! the Yarbro school and „. the junction of Highway lil and the Number Nine road. His coni- piainl cliai-Kcs that the road construction Miporvlsor's ncllcm in making a solid embankment where a concrete culvert is now placed In a ditch alongside (he highway will cause water to b?ck up en h.s yard. He further alleges that if the road work at that plurt: is allowed to con- tii'-iii 1 in lie in.-:* 11: planned, t.'«. i'. °]fadc Irees on hi: property' v.'l' l.-c cIcMtcyed. These long-time benefits, Fullerton says, result largely from less washing of the land, from a saving in plant food that would /otherwise leach out, from added plant food in the case of legumes, and from better soil condition caused by turning under organic matter. The cash payments made for seeding certain winter cover crops under the Agricultural Conservation Program would make it possible for many farmers 'to put in winter cover crops with but little May Result in „ of Lcgum and Grass Seeds. over a long lerton says. Not only With seeds of many soil-conserving croiis nearly ready for harvest it is time for North Mississippi county farmers who expect to take part in the Agricultural Conservation Program In 1937 to make plans for conserving seed supplies for use next year, stales J. O. Fullerton, county agent. "Tlic farmer who saves an ample supply of legume and grass seeds this fall will b c In a better iwsition lo take purl in a conser- yation program in 1037," M r . p^, „ will the effects of drouth be reflected in the supply of seed, but the need for those crops will be greater next year because of Uie drouth. Where it Is practicable for farmers to harvest the seeds of soil- conserving crops such as cowpeas soybeans, crotolarln. velvetbeans] etc., they may not only supply their' own needs but also those of their .neighbors, the county agent said On the other hand, lie points out that in some cases where a farmer does not have sufficient acreage in soil-conserving crops to yield enough seeds for his own uses he may be able to add to his supply by harvesting his neighbor's seeds .on shares. . Mr. Fuller (on adds that he will the Appointment of . / MID-WEST DISTRIBUTING CO. Blytheville, Ark. as distributor of — the famous weather-conditioned brew for every season and every occasion. You'll like ih distinctive flavor— its fully aged, /-v creamy body— its mellow fast* — not sweet—not bitter— just right! Order a coje of Royal Six Beer today—enjoy the world'i finest refreshment—the modern brew for modern America I' Phone G3 Distributed Ity MID-WEST DISTRIBUTING CO. Blytheville, Ark. The increased use of cotton for ' '' r rpows lms lic| l'«l lo un,, (ho crop's position as a one of cotton. In; ' 10 *><°- noblle tire industry used more limn 700,000 bales of cotton A sharp decline was noted during the depression years, but In !53 5 '»°>e than half a million bales were used In car tops, iipholstcrv, mid srat covers. study of the cotton situation s h ows th(! ,„. (! „. cottoi. used has more than doubled since 1890. Use of all textile libers has a little less than doubled. In this W ay, Whltaker points out, cotton has more than hed Is position in the textile Industries -of the nation. ' Thursday Visiting Day at Marianna Station Thursday, August 27, Is field visiting day at the Oolton Branch Experiment Station, Marianna The morning w |]| ,j L , spcllt , viewing the different cotton variety experiments while the afternoon devoted to a speaking pro- Mrs. F. E. wise and djugh- lor, Puttie, and sou, carl Gene, went lo Hikeston Monday to spend u fe-,v dim with ii'lniivc'i. Wesley Uingdon Jr., of Tutsa Okln., Is here visiting his giv.nd-' HiiiiiT, A. j; Linigdoii. mill tiio family of lib unele. A. J, Uuu- ilon Jr. Adolpn Mcyc's, of niylhr.vllt", was her; on lm-;l;icss Wo'liwh- <:ay. Mrs. Kllz'.beili Hcltand. of .Memphis. Is here for a week's visit with Mr. and Mrs. alley Knight. "' J. Davis ol lllj'lhevllle ( S visiting his sister, Mrs, M. luell. , u . j Clyde H. Wellman, of St. Louis Hend courier News Wiint Ads. W. here L. 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