The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 10, 1949 · Page 9
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, June 10, 1949
Page:
Page 9
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 9 article text (OCR)

FRIDAY, TUNE 10, 19« BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE proper Spocing Of Plants Aids Yield of Gardens North Mississippi County gar- •Apners are finding 'that proper *fl)acln? of vegetable plants Is Important in increasing the quality and quantity of produce. Home Demonstration Agent Mrs. Gertrude B. Holiman explained that correct «P»cinj is usually obtained There are 89 Certified Members of Our 100-Bushel Club In Arkansas! Top 1948 Yield 169 Bu. Per Acre, Certified! See your G-Hybrid Dealer OWENS TRACTOR CO by planting a bit too thick, then thinning to the desired space while plants are still young. Failure to thin or a delay in thinning has resulted In a marked reduction in crop In several Instances in North Mississippi Counly, she explained. Growth is retarded when plants are overcrowded. Delayed thinning may help, but a Blunted plant seldom fully recovers, Mrs. Hollman said that with vegetables life leaf -lettuce, spinach, mustard and other salad greens, plants may be thinned and used for eating. The remaining plants should be spaced about three to four inches apart. Beets and carrots should atso be thinned. A good practice with these vegetables' is 'to thru lite plants »'hen they are quite small to a dis iance of about two inches. When these have grown to small size, pull every other plant for table use leaving the remaining root vegetables about four Inches apart. Mrs. Hollman advised thinning other vegetable plants according to their space requirements. North Mississippi County gardeners have also found that thinning lime is the ideal lime to apply a side-dressing of nitrogen. A^ the vows are weeded and thinned the plant food is worked into the soil lo give the remaining plants a quick boost In growth. Read Couriei News Want Ads If all the fine radio programs gone to waste because of sets mechanically incapable of pickinr then up clearly and sharply were played end-to-end, the wave, lengths would be jammed for yean to come. Be sure your radio Is In condition (o tune yon in on a skyfull ot (teat entertainment. FOR FREE eST/AfATES fXPERT KAD/O SALfS A//D Sffff/Cf / BLYTHEVILLE SALES CO. O 138 E. MAIN ST. BLYTHEVIUE.ARKx A Reconditioned Used Trucks! Choose From This Variety Of Values SPECIAL 1947 I'/, ton Studebaker short wheel base, two speed real axle with 21' Trailer Vacuum brakes — As is — 1949 License '995 1095 '975 895 Many Other Models Not Listed 1947 3/4 ton Chevrolet Pick up wilh new 6 ply tires — new upholstery 1946 '/i ton Tor stake body, New Motor -— Extra good tires. 1916 Model K-5, l'/ 2 Ion International — Long wheel base. Set VANCE HENDERSON our Truck Salesman Wilson Seniors Complete Tour 17 Graduates, and Sponsors Visit Eleven States in Nine Days WILSON, Ark,, June 10— Seven- .een tired but travelwise Wilson High School graduates and their sponsors returned, Tuesday, from a nine-day tour of u Eastern states. They left Wilson by school bus May 29. Historical points, (hat they had studied were visited by the group. When asked about The trip the seniors said, "We've gained m Knowledge in the past nine days than in all the book-learning we've had." The crossing of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park was an experience for most of them but for all of the group the visit to the Cherokee Indian Reservation a t Cherokee, N,C., was something to be remembered. Here, they visited the Indian School which was built by the U.S. Government, and watched some of the old Indian ceremonies. This Indian Territory extends from the Great Smoky National Park to Ashville. N,C. At Virginia Beach. Va., they stopped at the Avalon Hotel on the ocean front. This was the first long •est, period. Taking the shore-lone rive from Virginia Beach, they drove to Norfolk Naval Base where they were escorted over the base and boarded the aircraft carrier Franklin D. Roosevelt. At Norfolk. Va., [hey crossed the Chesapeake Bay, by ferry, to Newport News and drove to Williams- urg. Places visited here included he capitol building, the prison, Villiam and Mary College and the le Burton Parish Church. This 5 where George Washington, Thonas Jefferson and other famous men worshipped. Visit With Congressman In Washington, D.C., they visited Congressman E.G. "Took" oath- ngs, the Smithsonian Institution, jibrary of Congress, Washington Memorial. Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials, the Arlington Cemetery, where they saw the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the. Unknown Soldier, and the Pentagon Building, They took, a 20-mile boat trip down the Potomac River en the x»t, Mt. Vernon. On the trip the seniors were honored by the orchestra, dedicating selections to them. On the return trip, at Washington, Pa., they saw the battle grounds at Fort Necessity, the Cumberland Mountains. Stops were made at Wheeling, W. Vs., Springfield, O-,' and Vincennes, Imi. Prom Vincennes they drove eontinously to Wilson. Sponsors on the tour were Miss Virgie Roger. 1 ;, Mr. and Mrs. George Patchell and J. D. Roberts. Non-Payment of Court Costs May Send Two Piggott Men to Prison PIGGOTT, Ark. June Two young men will be arraigned before circuit Judge Zul B. Harrison of Blylhevhle next wecic to de- temilue If they have lo go to prison because they didn't [lay court costs. The two are Eugene Bartley and Karlan Jones, convicted of second degree murder In the death of Fred H. Ivens, 58. whose bullet pierced body was found In the Black River iiear Corning four years aso. Judge Harrison suspended sen- tcnc« and released Ihe youtlis, now both h> their 20's on $5,000 bonds on condition they pay court costs 'Ilic costs weren't, paid, and recently Bartley and Jones were picked lip for arraignment before Judge Harrison. SOUTH 22PST TIGHT SQVJEE/.E—This plane failed to clear a Monroe County shed building in a takeoff from (he Albin. In., airport, and ended up in this fashion between two buildings. The pilot. Tom Cousins, Rurliekl, la., and passenger, Robert Elder, jr., of AlWa, climbed out vvUti only minor injuries. (AP Wircphoto). Insect Damage to State's 1948 Cotton Crop Placed at $19,217,000 by Expert MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 10—L. T. Barrniger, chairman of the Arkansas mill of the National Cotton Council, said yesterday thnt Arkansas cotton farmers would have been able to profit an additional *19 217.000 if insects had not reduced tlie stale's 1943-49 cotton yield approximately 5 per cent. Mr. Barringer, In announcing initiation of a campaign by the Cotton Council to reduce damage to cotton by pests during 1940, said last year's losses in Arkansas amounted to an average of two cents per pound of lint harvested. 'Pests last year kept out of production approximately 116.019 bales of cotton and an estimated +4,000 tons of cottonseed. Based on average prices, this lint would have brought farmers of the state some H6.317.000 and th'e seed would have meant an additional profit of $2,- Proper Feeding And Care of Hens Aids Egg Yields Seventeen to 19 eggs a day from 23 hens is the record reported recently by Mrs. J. A. Ward of Boynton of her hen house flock. Mrs. Ward who is an active member of the Boynton Home Demonstration Club told Mrs. Gertrude B. Holiman, North Mississippi County home demonstration agent of her egg yield and explained how -she cares for her chickens. Mrs. Ward thinks sanatation Is imporUnt in hating a healthy flock, so she cleans her hen house three times each week. She uses lime on the floors and sprayn the hen house with DDT when needed. And as a result, she said, her chickens are never infested with lice, mite* nor flea*. Another Important factor, Mrs- AVard says, is .proper feeding. She feeds her hens shorts and corn ar lets them run on an excellent alfalfa field. 900,000." the council spokesman added. "Recommendations on how best to control cotton pests in Arkansas already have been issued. This information, which may be obtained from county agents or vocational agriculture workers, tells farmers how to apply potent insecticides which will control effectively sucl: pests as the boll weevil, boll u'orm. pink boll worm, cotton aphid, flea- hopper, thrlps and others." Mr. Barringer explained tha though the percentage of cottoi damaged by insects throughout the Cotton Belt last year was the sec ond lowest since 1924. an estimated 6.6 per cent of the crop, valued a approximately $202.264,000, was de stroyeri. He observed further that a mild winter in many cotton belt state favored a higli survival of cotton pcsLs. . and said that the Colto Council is warning cotton farmers tha t unless effective insect contro measures are taken, damage to this year's crop may run much higher I than that incurred In 1948. WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chlcka awba District, Mississippi County irkatisas. Vivimi Dray Plaintiff vs. No. 10.8DO Jugcne Gray ., Defendant The defendant Eugene Gray I icieby warned to appear withli hirty days In tlie court named ii lie caption hereof and -niswer th omplaint of the plainlilf Viviai ""ii'ay. Dated thus 26 day of May.'i949. HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk By Pit Morton, D C Holland «: Taylor, Attys. (or Pit Percy Wright, Ally, ad litem. 5|27-6;3-10-l FOR SALE CONCRETE CULVERT TILE Costs you less jft lasts longer than any other hridsc material. Slieu H-12-15-1B-21-Z4-Z7-30-36 inches. ^^—— A—*~^»~ CONCRETE SEWER TILE Sizes 1-6-R Inches CONCRETE SEPTIC TANKS Foundation Blocks • Beit Pricei • We Deliver A. H. WEBB Rllhwaj Cl at State Line Phone 714 NOTICE OK SALE Notice Is hereby given that the n d e r s I e n e d. Commissioner In hnnccry, will, pursuant to the or- cr of Ihe chancery Court cf the lilckasawba District of Mississippi ounty, Arkansas, rendered on the 5th day of April, 1049. In n cause lereln pending, wherein Universal £. T. Credit Company is plaintiff nd Mrs. n. E. "Maude" Toliver. et 1 arc defendants, on the 27th day I June, 1[H9, offer for sale at pub- c auction at the east door of the Jonnty Court House in Jlytheville o tlie highest and best bidder tlie lawiiiB personal properly lo wit: One 1917 Chrysler 8 Cylinder New Yorker Sedan, motor No. CM25493, license 24:1-622. Said sale will be held between the lours ol 9 o'clock In the forenoon nd 3 o'clock in the afternoon of he dalo aforesaid, upon a credit of three months, The puichaier at said sale will be required to giv« bond, with approved security, to secure the payment of the purchase price, and a lien will be retained on said property to further »ecur« such purchase money. Witness my hand this Zoth d»f of May, 1049. Harvey MorrU, Commissioner In Chancery. Aphrodite, goddess of love, is believed to have been adopted by Greece from * Semitic cult. ATHI.KTKS FOOT GERM HOW TO KILL IT, IN ONB HOUR, IP NOT PLEASED, your 4<)e b«ck, ASK any drugslsl lor thli STRONG lunylclde. T-4-L. Made with VI patent alcohol. 11 PENETRATES. RMch- rs nnrt kll]s^!ORK Bcrms Jajter. "•--••Rt Knhy Bros. Urnn Co. Here's a MOWER that really makes HAY! • This Dearborn mower can he attached to the Ford Tractor in eijlil minutes! Ford HydraulicTouch Control lifts Ihe cutter bar and supports it at the desired height. Ford'* Duo-servo brakes permit sharp square turns, save you time. Automatic snfety release protects bar if it hits an obstruction. See us soon. We service Dearhora Equipment and toii Tracton. Russell Phillips Tractor Co. Allen Hardin, Mgr. Highway 61 South, Blytheville. Venetian Blind* of Soeh <I*u V«Mtia bfinfcl DUM (kid* riibt o* Fl«u- rum, ll'i M xrin-UBnoth I Thit ilumioM. bind* far quick bruih ip>, mip< b*ck low p«H*et riup* I LicbtOT, •*M«r M oyvrit*. Aid tin bwurr UM*| PUMk fai* wm'i chip of crack. Fl«u- lum ii fireproof, ra>t-pr**i »»»th«r-pr*oL Cu>t*m-m*4t mlj. Con* thtott inm beautiful ool- *n... km* window mo- •mmn. So i««rpo«wvtl Custom - made only. CoflM choose from beautiful colora ...ask for estimate without obligation. BUILDERS' SUPPLY CO. Inc. (Utah to Moviet \ n 5 Minutes or less ^*r,^xsaS \ the cuUe'^i. >h You n^e ^^\^r^- \ Come in fine mower. JkCK ROBINSON MUIKHUO. Your Genuine Fer 9 uson ^^ ^ ta*t n n. r»M So Kiwat II J Wilson Renr? rhone ^^34 Charge It 'Til Fall? You needn't postpone (hose important repairs on your car, truck, or tractor. . .just come to Blytheville Motor Co. and we'll arrange the easiest terms in town. It'll save you time, money, and worry, loo! CHECK-UPS & ESTIMATES Always The Blylheville Motor Co. offers you something entirely dis- linclive in service and repair work. Hy far tlie largest and most complete shop in this area, we r;m handle all m;tkcs and models of cars, trucks, and tractors. That means we can do the work heller for YOU. Come in and try us. Blytheville Motor Co. "South's Finest Service" Broadwav & C'hk'kasaxvha Phone 4422

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page