The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 3, 1949 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 3, 1949
Page 11
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FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 1949 BLTTHEVILLE (AWL) COURIER NEW* CULVERTS CONCRETE CULVERTS—ALL SIZES BLOCKS Rock Face — Plain — Cinder Cinder Partition Blocks Pyramid (House) Blocks & Bases Sand & Gravel • WE DELIVER • JOHNSON BLOCK CO. Hiwav 61 South Phone 2380 Easy Steering? Just try THIS tractor! It's all right lo wrestle wiih a man but ti»l a tractor. That's why you'll like the steering on the Ford Tractor . . . it doesn't try U> knock you out. You can sit comfortably and watch your work ... and sleer with * couple of fingers. In fact, on level land, y«u ean plow a neat furrow with only a slight touch on the steering wheel. Here 9 the secret. The Ford Tractor has automotive type steering . . . ipeci.IIy built for tractor us«. With . Ford Traetor, Dearborn Implements and our service, you're on •op . . . When can we demonstrate * Ford Tractor on your farm? Russell Phillips Tractor Co. Allen Hardin, Mgr. Highway 61 South, Blyrheville. WHAT MAKES THE STARTENA? PURINA CHICK STARTENA IT All ADDS UP TO ttMtf* RESULTS ...AND THAT'S WHY ITS AMERICA'S FAVORITE With today'* co«J and today's profit opportunity you can't afford to fe«d your chick* It** than th« btttl W« honestly think thai ther»'» no chick starter Utt«j • than Purina Chick SiarUna. In «T«IT bag of StarUna you get th« Purina know- how and research that mean nsultt. Quality ingis- dients, scienUfio bl«nding of those ingredients, laboratory and farm r»««arch-lhey make the difference. Ask the folks who feed Purina Chick Startena. W» can tell you many of the outstanding records they'r* making. Sfartena has elwayt been ffoocf-bat this year It's better than evtr, for Life and Growth. Se* us for your Startena and all your chick needs. YOUR STORJ WITH THS CHECKERBOARD SIGN 449J—Telephone—4493 L. K: Ashcraft COMPANY M Meek Berth el De*e« M/ssco G/nners Buy Equipment To Better Handle Dirty Cotton Picked With Mechanical Units Installation of modern ginning equipment adapted to better hand- Ing of rougher hand-pulled and machine-picked cotton U underway 11 an extensive scale In a number of North Mississippi County gins, ccording to County Agent Keith Bilbrey . At least eight gin owners of this section of Ihe county are making major changes in their gins with one planning to re-build his plant ompletely, he said. + The purpose for Ihe vast changes s to better equip the gins to handle lecliiinlcally-picked cotton and the ate portion of crops which general- Is "snapped" or pulled by hand, "olton harvested In these ways, le explained, contains more leaves nrt trash than does the hand- ticked cotton and If it is to remain if about equal grade, must receive xtra attention In ginning. Cost of the changes to be made ly the ginners is expected range rom a few hundred dollars up to 170.000 or more, Mr. Bilbrey said. :n some Instances complete new Winning units will be installed while others will add new machines to :helr present units. Installations Under Way Included among the gin owners and gin companies that have either lave started installation of more nodcrn equipment or plan to in the near future are L. L. Ward. Jr.. of the Red Top Gin Company. Robinson Gin Company and Planters Co-Operative Gin Company of Blytheville'. the Yarbro Co-Opera ,ive Association of Yarbro, The Charles C. Langston Gin Company of Number Nine, B. C. Land Company and the Bertig Gin Company of Leachville, Ration Gin Company of Manila and the Stevens Qln Company of Dell. Mr. Bilbrey said :hat other pins in this area probab- .y were making Improvements that he was not familiar with at present. The improvements lo be made by Ihe ginners varies. Mr. Bilbrey said. Some will Install additional driers, which are essential In the ginning of all types of cotton. Others will add hull extractors, a machine used to separate the cotton from bolls which is not necessary for machine or hand-picked cotton but which Is essential in ginning cotton that has been sanpper or hand-pulled. More Cleaning Necessary Most all of the operators will install additional cylinder cleaners which are used in cleaning trash from the lint and which are needed If the rougher-harvested cotton is to be properly cleaned so as not to lower the grade of the lint, and at least one Is installing "hot backs.' metal strips in gin stands', that are used to straighten the lint fiber before ginning. John Stevens, Who operates the Stevens Gin Company at Dell, is constructing a new plant altogether which will utilize the latest In ginning machinery. Mr. Bilbre; said, and the B. C. Land Company which farms large interests in the Leachville vicinity, is planning elaborate adjustments to handle machine-picked cotton and is also planning lo eventually harvest all of Its cotton mechanically. The Installation of the more modern equipment In the gins, will not effect the ginners ability to process hand-picked cotton. Mr. Bilbrey explained, as the same machinery can be used to gin both cotton picked by Drops In the counly will be har- •ested largely by cotton picking machines. Originally labeled «s not suitable or the harvest of Mississippi County cotton, mechanical cotton pickers are gradually becoming more prominent in the county. Last fall there were approximately a dozen such pickers In use In North Mississippi County and farming experts are expecting that number to learly double this fall. The number of mechanical cotton Dickers in operation in the state last year was placed by the Arkansas Extension Service recently at around 250 and Earle K. Rambo, extension ngriculture engineer, has predicted that the number may more than double this year. His estimate Is based on allotment of pickers to Arkansas dealers and the fact that the new manufacturing plant at Pine Bluff may get into production in time for this year's harvest. Young Patient Fussing At Nurses and They Love It — It Means He's Better VERNON. Tex., June S. (/Pj—Donnie Woodard fussed at his nurses Wednesday nlsrht and they loved him for It. It me»nt he might have won his fight for life. Last night was extremely critical for the ten-year-old farm boy burned over 70 per cent of his body. It was the last phase of a period doctors said could be a turning point in his »rim, 22-day battle to survive third-degree burns. "He's just as fine as could possibly be expected," said a hospital attendpnt shortly before midnight "He's fussing at hU nurses — and that's a Rood indication he's feeling pretty good." At one period Wednesday Donnie sank fast. A Quick blood transfusion snapped htm out of the sinking spell and he seemed to improve. "He's taking nourishment—and It Is doing him some good." an attendant said. "This doesn't mean he's entirely well, or that he is out of danger. But it is very encouraging." Hundreds of persons have contributed to a fund to pay Donnie's hospital bills. And one. Mrs. Mar- Sarct Hutchinson of Texarkana. has promised him » pony. That's a big reason to live—for Donnie. Cotton Planting NearsCompletion Early Crop in Good Stands; Soybeans, Corn Growing Fast Arkansas coUon farmer.s have practically all of their 1M9 crop planted and much of the early planted crop has been chopped and worked out. the State and Federal Cion Reporting Service said yesterday. ost of Ihe early planted crop Is Ln good stands. The late planted cotton is tiov,' coining up nnd stands, in Rjennal, are fair to good, the service reported. Less than the usual amount of re-planting has been necessary this year. Chopping is further advanced than it was this time last year and first squares are being reported in a number of .sections, General rains during the pas( week aided the crop growth tremendously. Mast areas now have sufficient soil moisture to bring up late planted crojxs which are expected to show fair to good stands and grow of I fast. Before the recent rains. top-soil in some areas had become too dry to germinate seed. Some rice fields were irrigated to get the crop up but cotton and corn had to wait for rain, the service said in It.s weekly crop report. Early corn is growing fast and has g<x>d prospects. Some corn has been "laid by" in the southern half of the state and some of the earliest Is beginning Ui tassel. Early planted soybeans are doing well but germination of those planted recently has been delayed Harvest of winter oats Is getting underway but yields are expected to be poor in most counties. Irish potatoes have > ":n hurt by d ry weather during most of May find the prospects for peaches and apples remain favorable. Snap beans and cucumbers will soon he ready for harvest In west ' central and southern counties. English Girl to Visit Arkansas For Study of Rural Life in State A W-ye*r-old English girl will be In Arkansas from June 23 to August ^1 as a participant In the International Farm Youlh Kxchange Project, D. 8. Umlrlp, stale 4-H agent, announced recently. Miss Ann Margaret Luscombe, of Kingsbridge. Devon. England, will get a cross section at rural life In this sUt* by living with farm families In two different section* of Arkansas. Tentative plans call for her lo visit the Mississippi delta nnd Ozark mountain areas. A member of the Kingsbridge Young Farmers 1 Club (similar to a •!-H Club). MlM Luscombe's home hand cally. and thai picked mechani- To Us* More Mechanical Pickers The trend to modernization of ginning equipment probably reflects the belief of most ginners that the mechanical cotton pickers are here to stay and that some day cotton Co-ed, facing Charge Or Arson, Posts Bond COLUMBIA, Mo., June 3_(ff»j— Mrs. Margaret Waters Horn, 25- year-old university of Missouri coed charged with arson, was released yesterday under $1500 bond signed by her mother, Mrs. Don Waters. Mrs. Horn, eharged with setting fire to a rooming house here May 14. had been In Jail for more than a week, pending arrival of her mother, who was travelling in Mexico at the time of the daughter's arrest. Mrs. Waters said she and her daughter will remain in Columbia until the case Is disposed of In the Boone County circuit Court. Dates for Annual HOC Convention Set by Committee The annual state meeting of the Arkansas Council of Home Demonstration Chins on the University of Arkansas campus has been tentatively set for the week of Aug. 29, it was announced this week. Theme for the fall meeting, which will be open to all of the club members In the state, will be "The Home as the Nucleus for World Democracy." Plans .for the slate meeting were made recently at a meeting of the Executive Committee in Little Rock. Program lor the convention will center around discussions featuring Lhe theme with special emphasis on training young people for rural living professions, education and the place of the home demonstration clubs in a changing 4-H picture. Stray Cot Bites Seven PINE BLUFF, Ark., June 3—</I'j— A stray cat bit seven persons near the Pine Bluff business district yesterday. Tests were being made to determine If the cat, which was cornered and killed, had rabies. All persons bitten by the vicious kitty were given rabies shots. JOHN DEERE ROLL-O-MATIC FRONT WHEELS Wotkiag on bed* ... In deep „«(« Junowi . . . *loag Ih. contour . . . OT« rough Ke!d»— there'§ hardly • condition you c«n name where John Deere RoU-O-M«Hc "Knee-Action" Front Wheeli won't make tractor operation euder, smoother, uler than erer before. Spring it much eerier UC.UM II. Joed le alway. balenced between both front whxla . .. riding i. erectly improred became ujv«nd- dowa BoTement of th» front ead ii trot eiecflj in half. There'! ]„. ww oa ^oat hrei, lee. strain on wheeli because .act tire ud wheel t«ie» iU full >We of 111* load. RolI-O.M«Kc it [uil on* ot many eicluiiTe and •drtncwd fe«turei thsl make John Deere rractori today 1 ! letden in modern d«rijn, |mt ei two-cylinder economy, dependability, «nd long Hie h«e nude John DMT* trecton letden in proved perform toe. for Ihe put 25 yean. Come in and eee u* Boon. Missco Implement Co. South Highway 61 Phone 4434 Is a. 150-acrc mixed farm, on which iKef production Is the main enterprise. For some time, she lias had charge of all farm accounts. Now Ihe treasurer of her club she served two years as Its secretary. She Is a member of the County Executive Committee and the National Council. Arkansas Girl to England One of 12 exchangees from the United Kingdom, Miss Luscombe' arrived In Boston May 23. From June 15 lo June 22 she will attend National 4-H Club Camp In Washington, D. c.. after which she will come to Arkansas. An Arkansas girl is also partici- ting in the I. P. Y. E. P. thl» year. She ui Miss Bonnie Lou Helen of Stutlgart, who will «pend part, of thli lummer and fell In Switzerland. Latt ywr'i dckmte from Arkansas wu Mlu Alice Ruth olliiaum of Jackaoo county. Paris Burglar* Present flowers; Take the Loot PARIS — (ifi— Charles BarroU and Louis IJeseutre, arrested on burglary charges, were said to hay* called at expensive apartment*, elegantly dressed and bearinj a bouquet of flowers. If they found «ome. one al home, they woul, pretend they were visiting some om else In Ihe building and had knocked at the wrong front door. If the apartment was empty, they broke In and went to work. W. C. Cotes The Appointment of G. W. Wiggs AS AUTHORIZED MORTGAGE LOAN SOLICITOR FOR THE PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA HOME OPriCt NIWARt, N. J. NATION'S LEADING INSURANCE COMPANY FARM LENDE* IONC TERM tOW COST PROMPT CLOSING A Loan Plan To Fit YOUR Preference, YOUR Needt, YOUR Operation GATES-WORTH INGTON CO. 115 South 3rd Street Phone IT'S PENNIES NOW But Savings Grow Fast! • Thar/« the right idea! Th« kind of idea that leads to the fulfillment of life-long dreams. It's a wise woman who iee> in her small, steady savings, better living in the future! No prophet could see ahead more clearly! Start reaching for your goals now by planning a workable budget that allows for immediate needs and savings, too. Open a special savings account today. FIRST NATIONAL BANK The Only National Bank In Mississippi County

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