The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 30, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 30, 1947
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PAGE EIGHT Interest of Farm Families of Thia Agricultural Section. Published Every Friday in the J?LYTHEVILLEj(ARK.) COURIER NEWS FARM NEWS-FEA1URES FRIDAY, MAY 30, 1047 ,\ Suggestons For Better Farming • Featured For This Section's Pro- , gressive Farmers. . DDT Residues In Milk Feared IISDA Sxperimcntcrs Find Danger Lurking In Dusted Forage WASHINGTON, May 30. (UP) — The Agriculture Department lias iccDvereil that the meat and milk of animals wlilch have eaten DDT- TV A Fertilizer Plant Opposed By Anderson WASHINGTON. May 30. (UP) — Secretary of Agriculture Clivton P. Anderson expressed oppositlo'i yesterday to n bill authorizing the Tennessee Valley Authority to Ijull-l a concentrated fertilizer plnnt at Mobile, Ala., find ncqulrc Florkli prospliate deposits. said he favoreil bonnl ol>- 1.) I t.IllllUUO (*UlV_i* tin in ».«•»•*.'• ~— - --. Sfl 1(1 [IP 111 dusted forage may be harmful l°| Jc $ vc o f the bill human beings. to encournge I (] fertilizers. He sntd "* H 0T r ^So^rocS >»<" would offer a substitute ,nea- by Or P. NAnnand, chief of the ' A , (hD , „, tcsls Agriculture Depar ment s Burea,, Vmonst, aliens p , ovil , Cll for ol Entomology and Plant «««>«''- |n thr blll was .. Iarif< , r („„„ , iecCK - unc.^The testimony was .eleased snry „ J[c pl . oposc( f tlllU tllc ft . r . today. till/or program !>e developed as 11 Ammnd said the department was ' Agrlenllure Depart- particularly concerned about DD conservation Pro eels residues m milk ^wuse that ,. not t might make up prey nearly the roposc( , locat | o)1 of thc go- total diet of a child." The ce- , , t , rop(wed partmem he i added advises again" p ,. Qce5ECS ^. oul(1 r( , sl , a ln the most use of DDT on forage crops for £, ono]mc!)| ))nx | llct | 0n n , K i .flsuuju- dairy cattle. , [n , f nr |i|i7pr " The use of pure DDT also is '"?" « fotlHj er harmfu to crops, bo die depart- ^ lnd toiusc U(e aval|al)]e ment. he said, is coiug slow .n recommendin unlunltcd use of recommending unlunltcd use DDT. although sm.ll construction matei^uls and equip ment and to huy or lease avniln hlc government plants than to pi um. ...v luuB" -. »« -","••- W C government plants than I probably have no ill effects. He tnc " , lmcnt , , o SmUm co]n said scientists are trying to de- l|lf(m w|t|l pl '. lvatc ln( | llslry ftt termine what amounl is safe. M& t( „ Andcl . ion SilU , Life Goes on tit Granciview Postal Supervisors Elect LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. May 30. (UP)— Emmctt.. Bans of Pine Bluff today heads the Arkansas Chapter ol the National Association of Postal Supervisors, following hl s election here' yesterday. Ho "succeeds R. P. Allen of Fordyce.. Kansas Not So Dry TOPEKA. -Kan. (UP)—Fln c for growing wheat but bad for planting of spring crops, April of 1947 was thc wettest In Kansas weather bureau history. Rainfall was 72 per cent above normal. Read Courier News Want Ads. CROP GUARD profecfs crops torn cultivation damage Armorel Women Conduct Special Study of'Flowers The Armorel Home Demonstration Club met Tuesday at the club 'muse for its semi-monthly mee',- i Ing. Mrs. Taft Mctzger presided during tlic business session. Mrs. Dyer Garner gave the devotional anil Mrs. 13. >A. BUBK led the group coiiummily singing. Eacli club member present [ brought from her home a container of flowers that were neatly arranged on the tables. Mrs. \V L. Smith gave a' fjhort talk tellhif thc value of flowers to home life. •Miss Cora Le^ Coleinan, coun'y home demonstration agent, distributed a mimeographed leaflet on (he arrangement ot flowers and save a short talk about flower ar- vanRing. After Miss Golem nil's talk each bouquet was judged on arrange- nncnt and setting by Mrs. R. C. Allen of the Allen Flower Shop. Awards were made as follows: Mix?d flower arrangement, first, place, Mrs. N. ',C. Patterson, second place. Mrs. W. L. Smith; I f-'ronp of roses, first place, Mrs. W. L. Smith, second place. Mrs. Tail iM-nlz^cr; centerpiece. lirst place, Mrs. W. L. Smith; snapdragon u~'- • PROTECTS YOUNG PLANTS • SMOTHERS SMALL WEEDS • INCREASES ACRE YIELD The Only pciEoraied guard. Fin any Jjie model iraeior cultivator* Speed of irafior governs amount of tlin poing ihrnu°h holci. 9 1 /;™ clearance when ie_s[inf.; on ground. Guard docs not pocniii lumps or rubbish 10 gci near plants. Gi\t-s faster, bcucr cultnation of corn, potatoes, couon, tomaiocs, «abba£C, tobacco, s^iy bcini. Carl Wallace Bob Smith '6V implement Co. No. Highway 61 Phone 21-1? Announcing 'S ELECTRIC SHOP • House Wiring • Farm Wiring • Repairs Phone 2397 500 North 6th Street Bob Powell T. W. 'Hop' Neil All Work Guaranteed Your Business Appreciated The Semi-Mounted No. 6 Mower Built for Fast Tractor Operation Available Immediately . Works Equally Well With Any Make Tractor From hitch to the tip of the cutler-bar thc No. 6 is .built to withstand the strain of fast tractor operation . . . yet, ( t's flexible as a horse clrmvn mower, Hugging the contour of your land—getting all Hie crop. See the No. 6 on display at the "01" Implement Co., consider it's many fine points—then yoti'll want (.he one that stands head and shoulders above tho rest, The Massey-Harris No. 6 Mower. Two Coster Wfceefs— Maximum Flexibility ALSO A FEW NO. 11-4 BAR TRACTOR SIDE DELIVERY RAKES Tl14 ft 61 "IMPLEMENT CO. Bob Smith No. Highway 61 Carl Wallace Phone 2142 Cotton Dusting by Helicopter To Be Feature of Air Show A two-hour air slioiv featuring * a 30-inlnute demonstration by a •-xiunuron of Navy fighte "' While President In background, Truman keeps vitfil at his mother's bedside in the Cirnndvlcw. 1 Mo., collage seen Kid Copclntul, next-door neighbor, harrows his potato patch. Five-year-old Virginia Armfiekl yets a youngster's thrill out of riding till; horse. The 950-acrc plot which was formerly an Army Air Forces tr:iinir;r field was recently obtained by the city of Dexter for use as a municipally-owned air field. The air show will start at. 'i'.OQ with the demonstration by the Navy, ]>lanes scheduled for 2:30. HlghllKhting tho afternoons prn- formance will he a cotton and fru>:. dnstlnf? demonstration by a helicopter. Tiie new use of the nnli- copte riu spraying of crops is being inau^raled in tlii-i section of the | country for the lirst time this yenr. Htnnt, tlyini? b>, prlvut'c-ow'necr r'aivs -ill fo'l'iw the lumlliiK -''f the | hellc-upler. after wtileli fiiKbtficeiiu; trips «'i|l be lielJ i y owners of private |)!::ncs. Agricultural Council Board Members Confer Tlic availability or 'InUor for the coining cotton season was the main topic for discussion at tlic board or directors meeting of thc % ABi'lcul- lural council of Arkansas which is being held al thc Hotel Pines in I'int' uliiff lo<Iay. Walter Cooper, Arkansas Slate Farm Labor Supervisor will lead thn discussion of thi.s topic and tell of what is being done in tlis way of supplying labor for the 1947 crop. Reports from the chairmen of the various committees will be heard, Including a report by L. G. Nash, Blythcvllle farm implement dealf-r, chairman ot the Agricu lural Engineering and M Committee, on flame cnltiva tcnls. Charles Lincoln, extension entomologist, will discuss the insect .situation and means of exterminating them. The Agricultural Council of Arkansas is a nonprofit organization serving production type farmers ol the cotton producing section of 1 Eastern Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. This is the first meeting held in tlie Southeast section of lliv state since the bcginlng of the war. Lnpin is the French word for rabbit, and it is somi-timer, applied to rabbit fur. * krrl him above the leet of Strictly Cricket Young Girl Holds Brother Above Water Two Hours PEST US, Mo., May 30. (UP) — An II-year-old school girl, Daisy Kne Finn, said yesterday she didn't do much crying for help while holding her small brother's head ibove the watHr of a deep cistern "because I thought I'd belter :ivc: my strength." For two hours, Daisy Sue held cm to Ihree-year-old Larry and water in the cistern by clinging '.o : :> chain, first with her hand andj then with her teeth. | •'Mommy was at work and we were all alone." the &ir! related. ''I moved the lid off the cistern to some water, Larry dropped a toy down there ;nvi was looking to see if it was floatitu;. I "He lost his balance, I jutess, and fell in. I jflinpM after liim. I did- : n'l have time to call for help." | A physician i -,:itd Daisy Sue and: Larry were suffering from 'ixl i posure but would be ckny in a few j . d;u - s. "I'm plad 1 didn't let j;o of lliat chain," Daisv Sue saici. "Lots of timer, I started to." As hordes of crickets threaten one of Hie richest farm nreas 'in Oregon, S-ycar-old Shnron Pil/cr of I'cndlctori sweeps np a few of the pests kiiled on her mother's doorstep. Farmers hope sea Riills, alii acted inland by the crickets, nii!{hl repeat Ihc miracle oC 18-lli when nulls saved crops of Mormon pioneers in Great Salt Lake Valley, Ulnh. VACCINATE KEEP 'EM HEALTHY WITH WILKE'S ANTI HOG CHOLERA SERUM and HOG CHOLERA VIRUS 5 Reasons To Always Use Wilkc's Scrum:— 1. Made from fresh country pigs only. 2. Produced with good equipment and by trained technicians. 3. Manufactured under strict supervision by trained government inspectors. 4. Each serial thoroughly tested for your assurance of purity and potency. 5. Ynur Vt'ilke dealer keeps his vaccine under refrigeration. FOR SALE BY Wood's Drug Store — Your Veterinary Headquarters — VACCINATE FLAME CULTIVATE ranccmcnl, first place. Mrs. C. A. 1 held : ,t thc home of Mrs. M. U Vinson, second place, Miss Pegsv S'.vilv.irt. on June 12, it \v«s nn- Vinson, Uiird place. Mrs. R. L,. \ nomiccd at llic meeting. -\dkis.sfjii. The club'r, next mc<Hiiig will toe 1 Read Courier News Want Ada. Regular $1.95 10" VISE GRIP PLIERS--$1.50 up Regular $5.85—6 volt 25' Cord TROUBLE LAMPS YOUR CROPS wifh ffie NEW HOLLAND Sin-WEED $8.50 Regular $20.50 Aiemilc 40 Ib. GREASE PUMP ft M8.95 Regular $13.95 Pyrenc 1 quart Fire Extinguisher - - $35.00 I'/i ton CHAIN HOIST - - - $32.50 Regular $32.50 1 ton CHAIN HOIST - - - $30.00 Regular $65,00 220 volt 3 phase Sioux Bench Grinder - - $30.00 DELTA IMPLEMENTS, Inc. 312 So. Second St. Phone 863 INTER NATION A L Truck Kitlint; weeds wilh flame without disturbing soil. That's how (tie "Sl/7.-Wi:i;ni;R"* cullivaies ellicieiuly, cleanly ... regardless of soil conditions. Low cost boitleci gas supplies the flame to keep crop rows weed free . .. even when mechanical cultivators arc weather-bound. The New Holland "Sl/'/.AVm-OI-R" mounted on thc back of any popular make tractor, does die IN ROW cultivation. Mechanical cviliivators on the from of (he tractor, in normal weather, do between-row weed removal. Complete economical culiivauon in one sweep down the row. . Bird's eye view of mechanical cultivators (front of tractor) sweeping b«tw«en rows ...burners (to rear) directing full force of flame on weeds in the crop rows. COME IN AND SEE US ABOUT THE "SIZZ-WEEDER" . . . learn how lo reduca costs with this new cultivator. Trade Mori Rcgi'ilerccf in (J. S. Polenl Offict fffi! POULTRY MSI Coxitrol. For control of bloody cccai Coccidiosis , Ib. 80c McClcllans I. C. Powder, for control of infectious coryza, roup and colds Walko Tablets 50c and $1. We have the proper D.D.T. for the control of Lice, Fleas, Mites, in'the poultry yards. Dr. Hess Pan-a-min mineral supplement for chickens. 5 pounds 85c Dr. Hess Lice Powder. 5 pounds ...... ( . 65c Dr. Hess Dip and Disinfectant qts. 65c WOODS DRUG STORE 221 West Main St. Phone 507 Here's Hoiv ADVERTISING by selling more goods to more MAKES YOUR JOB MORE SECURE |V|O malter what your job today, it depends on "goo(i ' " Inisincss." And someone has said that in the American businesH system, nothing call be accomplished until "something is Kotd." You know tire truth of this. Falling sales mean pay culn, layoffs, fear. Increased sales mean better pay, promotions, more security in every job for every inan. Advertising is Ihc low-cost, efficient miy to sell goods. AdvertisiiiR is the spark plug of business. So advorlisin^, by selling foods, makes your job, your home, your income DELTA IMPLEMENTS 312 So. Second INCORPORATED Phone 863 fHnrc secure! Other Ways Advertising Helps You: /.. Brings you better goods For Ices money. 2. Makes shopping more pleasnnl and easier. 3, Has given 01 Itie world's highest standard of living. NEW HOLLAND fAHM fNGlrVEfftED MACHINE*?/ fOK B£fT£« fA BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS

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