The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 30, 1953 · Page 9
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FRIDAY, JAN. 30, 1953 BI.YTHEVIl.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MBMWEWS REVIEW On Arkansas Farms — .Balanced Farming is Good -But It Must be Made to Pay ., , • Bj- HAROLD HART :-,;, .; ..LITTLE ROCK (AP) _ You hoar a great deal about balanced farming these days £~*- It Jill seems to boil down to getting tlie groalest productivity out of your land through Alternating crops and meat animals. --Cross County Agent W. B.'Proctor^ recently had a few choice words to^say on the subject. ; ^Procto'r figures that tying In llve- Jfo^k raisins with Ihc cropping sy- sliin Is.'the best'way'to accomplish I h a I' e njl. Livestock f I la . I n with ljSr.y«ls!ng of crops and-furnishes the>rotation needed to .balance and Maintain soil fertility. •-.i Livestock can be made to pay, PrpcloH says, through better use pf^irtiproved pastures to furnish -a longer grazing period. Another way is to winter the cow, herd as cheaply as possible bringing it through In good condition for the late-winter and early spring calf crop. J. H. Johnston', Sr., of the Lcves- que community, near Wynne, is one of many Cross County farmers who Is striving to balance his farm program with livestock. "We grazed our herd of approximately. 300 head of cattle 310 days last year, leaving only 55 days they were winter fed." says Johnston. Cut Feeding Days "We wintered our cow herd on silage, corn and cob meal—reinforced-with a protein supplement at a' cost of $12.50 per cow above pasture grazing." Johnston emphasized that this can be done where pastures are planned, prepared and grazing is SEE THE MASSEY-HARRIS 44 " with LIVE P.T.O. , HERE'S THE THAC- i <• TOR that- out-power* and out-perf dims any . other in the 3-4 plow class. Has 260-cubic- inch ov»Thead-valv» enc/ine, removable wel sleeves, gover- / noi-to-carburetor Unk. age, shock-resistant . steering, Depth- o-ma lie Hydraulic system and now— : : ; a. completely new : LiveP.T.O. — '.-• ! • •-'-. Now you can" stop.-iorward travel withbuVafiec'ling P.T.O. speed. To keep your combine or forage harves- ; , ter from jamming, just pull Ihe handy lever . . . your tractor stops, your machine cleans ilself out ... release the lever and you're on your way. T NEXT TIME you're In lh» ntlghbaihood, flop in and Itl ut givt you all Iht dtlaili on lh« n«w 44. 61 Implement Co. N. Highway 61 Phone 2142 "The Farmer's Home of Satisfaction" good. Another east Arkansas fanner, Roy Urfer of the Hickory Ridge community who represents the rice section of Cross County, says raising cattle balances the rice farmers' program and maintains fertility and also acts as insurance against a rice slump or failure. Hoc Disease A group of southern veterinarians has appealed to Secretary of Agriculture Ezra T. Benson lo do something about vesicular exanthema, the dread hog disease. They recommended these things: 1. The Immediate eradication of vesicular exanthema nationally, with or without state participation. 2. Revision of (he national livestock disease control laws to authorize the Bureau of Animal Industry to control and eradicate any and all diseases that threaten the livestock industry. 3. Broaden meat inspection laws so that this Inspection will prevent Ihe spread of livestock' diseases through meat or meat products. The swine disease has spread to 41 slates. That Pink Boll Worm Stale inspectors are on keeping an eagle eye out for Infestation resulting from interstate movement of mechanical cotton pickers. Paul H." Millar, chief inspector at Little Rock, says machines brought from Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico or Louisiana must be officially fumigated and sealed before entering Arkansas. Millar said pink boll worm Is prevalent in those states. Sidelights A cow belonging to A. H. BMdl< of the Guernsey community, nea Hope, had twin calves lasTweek... the Federal-State Crop Reporting Service ,snys a total of 4,55B' h OW chicks were hatched commercially in Arkansas during 1952. an increase of !0 per cent over December, I -952...Harold Farmer, Dumas Fu; ture farmers' of America club member, raised 142 bushels of corn on..one acre of land last-year.,. y'i'he'vAgricuUure Department says "the supply of farm labor In 1953 is expected to be sufficient to keep farm production at high levels... University of Arkansas research shows that vertidllium wilt attacks nt least 500 different varieties of cotton. Good Old Days PICTON. Canada (f)— A 50-year- old copy.of the Picton Gazette turned up here had these choice bargains listed: men's heavy tweed pants. $1.15; men's overcoats, »7.SO: Canadian flannelette blankets,. 69 cents; sugar. 25 Ibs. $1; tea, one pound 20 cents, and coffee, 25 cent* a pound. Read Courier News Classified Ad» ASK US FOR A FREE DEMONSTRATION DRIVE THE "that "U" Series JOHN DEERE TRACTORS power. J-poinl hitch. control. line-up of Quik-Titch workinf equipment ... • nd m«nr others. Wint to drive one of the n«w John Dc«r« "40" Series General-Purpose Tractors? • • The opportunity ij yours with absolutely no obligation. Just drop in « the store or phone us and we'll arrange for your test drive. ' We feel mighty proud of this new tractor that is."attracting so much favorable attention in (he community, and we want everyone in our store area to have a chance to "get the feel of the wheel." So get in touch with us »oon ... make a date for your free demonstration. MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO. South Highway 61 Blyrhevill. H.D.CLUBMEMOS Mn. Gcrlrod* B. Hollmas IHorai l»*Biorutr\Ui>« k» They Did It Afaln My, but we are proud of Jo Alice McGulre and Jim Taylor, aren't we? They have won In 4-H work and last night at the personality improvement banquet (hey were named winners of a five-county contest. , They were presented a gold watch by the local Black and White store manager, Wehinan Fitz. The Black and White Stores sponsor the personality Improvement project. ,.'... ' Besides giving aii area banquet to the county winners, 1 they also sponsor the leadership on Petit Jean Mountain which Is held each summer for outstanding 4-H'ers. Brown Community , The Brown, Community Improvement project has been decided for 1»53. Special effort will be made to Improve the home grounds Including mail boxes and entrance to driveways. Plantings are to be made down the roads until all the roads in Ihc community are improved. Good and Cheap An excellent cleaner for cooking utensils can be .made: cheaper than the cost ot most fine scouring posv- ders. To make,' shave scraps of soap into fine- flakes and dissolve In boiling water. \ Then add enough Spanish whiting to make a paste. Spanish whiting is an Inexpensive fine chalk which cleans without scratching or injuring surfaces. It usually Ls sold at hardware and paint stores. It can alsb be used as a powder for cleaning. If food has burned in on enamel, agate or iron, boil soda water in It and then clean with fine steel wool and whiting. ' Do not use «oda, strong alkaline soap, or cleaning' powder on aluminum. Use vinegar, fine steel wool or whiting. • . : , •Never scrape aluminum, enamel agate ware with metal objects; e a wooden spoon, wooden clothes pin or plastic cleaners. Mineral in food cause pitting of aluminum.* ,• ' ': -' To brighten a stained and dls olored aluminum pan, boll an acid uchjM vinegar' in .lt=»nd; rub with ine steel wool and whiting Certain foods, such as sour milk, tomatoes, rhubarb,- tarl apples or plums cooked In aluminum will brighten it. These foods will be safe for eat'"*• ','. . . Clean discolored brass or copper by nibbing It with hot butlermllk or hot venegar and salt, washing thoroughly. Remove stains on enamel pans with bleaching agents such as Bo- SEASONAL RANGE OF LIVESTOCK PRICE JAN. APR. JULY OCT. JAN APR' ^JLY~ OCT I.1VKSTOCK PKICK STUDY — Newsmap'above shows that the prices farmers receivVfor meat follows seasonal patterns. Barring unusual circumstances, the biggest seasonal changes are in prices for hogs, lambs.and sheep. Prices for venl calves and for beef cattle vary less from season to season. Data above are from the U. S. Department of Agriculture and arc based on normal.fluctuation of prices from tlie annual average over a six-year post-war period. Only the Name Is the Same INDIANAPOLIS (/Pj—A w-year- old man named J. Edgar Hoover was fined $27 In municipal court for r&kless driving. 'I never thought I'd have you my court," Judge Phillip L. Bnyt Jokingly told the driver. This J. Edgar Hoover is a truck driver, not the famed head ot the FBI. To prevent rhstlng of Iron and tin utensils, dry thoroughly and store uncovered In a dry plnce. If they must be stored for some time, give a protective coat of unsalted fat. Do not scour tin pans as this re- movee the tin coaling and causes rust. It's Time To ... 1. Plan now to buy or produce disease-free strawberry and tonmto plants for planting purposes, 2. Use loose tension when sewing Trailer tires NOW GOOD/YEAR SOLUTION 100 For EXTRA Drawbar Pull s exclusive Goodyear method ol liquid weight- J adds up to 25% more drawbar pull goli ..lore work done por Hour . . . adds extra Iraclion to all makes ol tractor liros. Call us . . . we'll como out and lill your Iraclor tires wilh Goodyear Solution 100 today' 'PHON? 0000 FOR QUICK SERVICE GOODYEAR SERVICE STORE 410 W. Main Phone 2492 ALL-SOIL ALL-PURPOSE nylon materials. 3. Prune large shade lree», but don't top or butcher thtm. 4. Prepare, (or spring seeding or sodding of grasses, 5. Plan the horn* orchard. 6. Get ready to plant the garden. 7. Set .up & family bookkeeping system. Hunter Makes Three Mistakes HELENA, Mont. (/F) — County Sheriff Dave Mlddlemas here too* Into custody a 20-year-ota hunter who ndmltted shooting two elk Intentionally before shooting himself accidentally. ' The sheriff said the hunt«r first snot a cow elk sncl when h« started to dress It a big fcull elk came out of the woods. The hunter downed the bull, finally killing it with a shot In the head. Then the hunter admitted shooting himself when he jammed the .22 caliber pistol Into a hip holster. 11>t sheriff said he got Into th« case when the hunter, al(er medical Irealment, hauled the bull awny but left the cow where It was shot — undressed, «. MonUn* game law violation. \V.\V^ PULLING POWER NEVER KNOWN BEFORE TOP CASH ALLOWANCES.' Your old tractor tires were never- worth to much in trade-in value! \ I New U. 3. Royal Tri! Rib for steadier'steer- Nt'- '"g on front tractor I wheels. A/evrU. S. Royal Plow Tail Wheels for lowest rolling re- tistance! New, Complete Tire Line For Every Farm Wheel! :is^y^si = NOW/ NO McCAUL TIRE STORE So. Hiway.61 — Across from Swift Oil Mill'— I'hone 8fiG2 John Burnett, Mgr. ROYAl CLEARING LAND? The best job is don« by thg teamwork of Caterpillar D-2 Tractor with , J. A. Riggs Tree Culler Shown ta the C»- terpillar - Rlggr Tree Cutter t«im in land clearing action on t h t Pulaskl County Farm. It really does aa am»vmg Job. . You can add acres and acres of productive land ' P at a low cost with this land'' clearing team. Arkansas farmers say: "This team really doe« the iob!wh«n it conies to land clearing.'.' Farmers who own > Caterpillar D-2 Tractor and J. A. Higgs Tree Cutter, oc who havi wea them work in demonstrations all agree that they do land- • clearing work faster and at less cost than any other method. This team will clear your land at a new high In economy and at a new low in labor and lime. And rurlhcrmore, In'UM Caterpillar D-2 tractor you have an all-around.farm tractor that every farm needs for more production at more, profit, Th!i !«mm wlllj Cl«ar up lo H»« acres o! land a d»y Cult irtei up to »lx inch»« In diamiUr >1 a iingl« pu> Do*« not lear up loll " : ', Ask ui tboal It *t one*. > Free Booklet Th« J. A. Riggi Tractor Company offer» you fre*, • n»w, interesting cartoon booklai on "Power Farming." It Iclls you axsclly why a crawler tractor IS meant for !hc farm. We offer it to you bocausn w e know you'll enjoy iccing it. Ui« ih« coupon below and »tnd for it loday- J. A. RIGGS TRACTOR COMPANY 424 E«!l Third I.illl« Rock. Arkjrual BRANCHES: WEST MEMPHIS, MCGEHEE, CAMDEM, TORT SMITH J. A. RIGGS TRACTOR CO. Q Farm« Ut!l« Rock. Ark. Q stud«nl I would Hk« lo h»T» mor» information about lh» "CattrpiUu" Dieiel D-2 Traclor. as indicated below: D Have your "Caterpillar" salesman explain how the D-2 can solve my farm problems . . . No obligation, of course. 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