The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 30, 1949 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 30, 1949
Page 9
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER SO, 1949 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK,) COURIER NEWS Increase In Cotton Defoliation By North Mississippi County Farmers Is Expected This Fall •'. There will be a sizeable Increase In cotton defoliation In Norm Mississippi County ; tliis fall, according to County Agent Keith Bilbrey. •There Is by far a greater interest on the part of the farmers In defoliation, he said, and a sizeable Incrase in the number ot farmers that wUl use this chemical process to rid cotton ot leaves to making 'picking easier and cotton cleaner, is expected in this half o[ the county , (his year. . + ; . — — " "" _ PAGE NINE PMA's Cottonseed Morket News Is Now Available Mississippi County farmers were advised today by County Agent Keith Bilbrey that cottonseed mar Mr. Bilbrey listed two main reasons for the Increase in Intercut in ' •!^.,« More Mechanical pickers :. They were: - .1. The large increase in the nu.m- ber of mechanical cotton pickers in (lie comity. Farmers must defoliate in order to pick cotton mechanically. . . . "^j 2. Oilier farmers hope by defoliation lo get cotton opened earlier and to get it picked out whiter before bad weather and before transient hand pickers start leaving this area. Reduction in yield may result' if the top crop of bolls is immature. These bolls may freeze and never open. . Unsatlsfacory defoliation may result from any one of several things, he said. Strains of almost any kind, cold weather, flood rains, nutrient deficiencies and drought make .defoliation difficult. The recommended material to use In defoliation is calcium cyarmmid, Mr. Bilbrey said,-and should be applied at 20 pounds to the acre under average conditions. Heavier fei-i^L^sz^ ^E?^. n S£H cess and the following year that number Jumped to 31. And In the .following years the number, of farmers that defoliated has gradually Increased. , The "armers" goal Is to defoliate and dense. The application can be made by either ground machinery or airplanes. Dews ar.e absolutely essential to satlsfactor defoliation, Mr.. Bilbrey said. Results have been found to be the best when dtifts are applied after cotton has matured and be- iVTthT V" ""'^ '•"". ay "! fore frost because cotton wants I Ln L ' H ? " eV ? n ,," B at - have to be alive before defoliation Wl ' C " dcw ls cx l' cctcd ' will work and frost kills both .the plants and the leaves, Mr. Bilbrey explained. . : The ' "Killing frost date" for North Mississippi County has been established as Nov. 1 accorr!"i<> to U. S. Weather Bureau records, h» Bald, and farmers ol tills area now have approximately 30 days in -Which lo decide whether or not to defoliate. The "Villing (root date" Is based on weather bureau records since 1890, he said. _ Earlj Frost Last Tear owever, he pointed out that last r the frost date came two weeks y, around Oct. 15, and many farmers that had planned to defoliate did not get to do so and therefore could not use machanical 'Pickers. Defoliation does not actually kill the cotton plant, Mr. Bilbrey said. All It'does is cause leaf shedding uhlch is a result of new cell growth at the base of the cotton leaf stalk where it joins the stem. . The main reasons for di>fol!atiiv; Is to let air and light down to the lower bolls on the plant, preventing boll rot and opening these bolls sooner.- Defoliation* may mean a higher ferade . of cotton' because it cause the leaves of the plant to kct news reports issued by the Production and Marketing Administration arc now available and can be obtained by writing the PMA's south central office in Memphis. County Agent Bilbrey pointed out chat many cotton growers are not making full use of this report and in certain cases {hey are not receiving maximum returns for their cottonseed. He stated that unlike many other aBiicultural products, cottonseed has no organized markets to provide basic information on pieces. Therefore, farmers are entirely dependent upon local quotations ydlh no basis for comparisons unless they receive these reports. Current cottonseed prices are gu- thercd by PMA from giimcrs anil cotton oil-mills. Clyde c. McWhorler, PMA area manager, said'recently that growers particularly need cottonseed market information this year since the Commodity Credit Corporation has a cotton seed loan program In operation. PMA reports . w m help growers determine whether it will be more profitable to place their seed in loan or sell it. •Pitching Horseshoes I BY KII.I.l HOSE ' I recently read a piasazine piece entitled, "What's Wrone with Modern Marriage." In which the author opined that tlie divorce rate would drop like on over-ripe apple If the average wife showed fiiare interest in her husband's business and hob- bics. Well, mebbc so, you can't _^____ Dates for State 4-H Club Youths Farm Bureau To Vie for State Convention Set Honors at Fair Dates for the Arkansas Fa r m LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 30—Some of Bureau Federation's 15th nnhn-U Arkansas' mast outstanding 4-H convention have been set as Nov Club members will come to Little 21-22, Waldo Fraaier, executive sec- an o fall off leaving nothing but the - ' own -cotton bolls 'on the st\k os on e st\k whereas leaves killed by frost do not fan: off. but. .instead hang the stalks and when mcchanuiai pickers are used, these dead leaves are. picked along with the cotton and mix with the lint when the cotton is ginned. . Defoliation is also an aid f o hand pickers who prefer to pick In defoliated fields because dew dries off the plants easier and gives the picker a longer day In the field. In weather, defoliated fields are humid and contain fewer mos- Some Hazards Involved But cotton defoliation is not an exact science, Mr. Biibres- explained. There are chances and dangers involved. Improper defoliation may kill and freeze the leaves on the plant rather than cause them to fall off Rock Monday to compete for state championships in seven fields of •t-lf Club work- a t the Arkansas State Livestock Show. District winners in general livestock judging and dairy Judging oiucrv jiiugiiig uiici dairy juuging i>n. ri.iziL-i saia inat a Mtatc will vie for honors with the winning Ke«>)"tions r commttcce is to be ap- in the general livestock judging to go to the aKnsas City Royal Livestock month to take part In the Judging there. The- three dairy'judging 'winners will be awarded a trip to the National 4-H Club Congress in Chicago next December. Another event at-the livcslock. show in which 4-H district champions .will compete for state title will be the tractor driving contest, \ Selection of the winner of the state-wide 4-Illcinb dress revue will be held Monday, : too." : Dlstrict winners in seven costume divisions' will compete for selection- of grand champion. This contest, too, offers on ; an expense-paid trip to 'the Natton- al 4-H . . Gold watches' will be,awarded the team and 'individual winners in a dairy foods demonstration contest and trophies will go to the rice foods and dairy, production team champions, * _ With the Courts Chancery; C. W.. Wilson vs. -Marian Jewel Wilson, suit for : divorce, '••''' P. A. Keeling, vs. J. P.-Rigging, injunction to prohibit Interference with crops on Wi2 of the E;2 ot Section 28-14N-8E. Clay Mllllgan vs. Mildred Milligan, suit for divorce. Expert COTTON DEFOLIATION Seven 5'cars experience assure you of capable, efficient defolalion, dusting, and spraying work. Brode Flying Service, . L. Hawkins Phone 6603 Bill Brode Phone 6055 OUR HEW TELEPHONE NUMBER 4427 Nunn Provision Co. Charlie and Frieda arc a couple of oldsters who VtaveVbecn living in a four-room flat in the East Side almost as long as magazines have been, printing irtlclcs entitled, "What's Wrong vllh. Modern Marriage." Ever since tlfclr nuptials. they've had at lea ice Hie I isl one argument a day, and when theyjstop scrapping that's when I'll start worrying about them. I I remember an evening back In the days when I' win) knee-high to the Allen street curbstone when Aunt Frieda came home from llic movies with mi air of unwavering nobility. I "Charlie," she said tensely, "how Is business at the shop,' good, bad for fair to the middle?", "Eh-peh." answered my uncle, ("Eh-peh," I hasten to translate, means that tilings bein« what they are. If a man breaks even lie can consider himself a runawty success.) " 'Eh-peh' is no answer," said Frieda. "I am sick ot living In a doll's house." "I see," said Charlie. TToiilghl In the nickelodeon was showing Nazimova in ' A Doll's Home' by Hymic Piie^.i 'Ibsen, Shmibscn," .said Frieda, ladies. his wife o'urlglit and, as he explained the game to Frieda, all the white thinking bitterly of ihe coffeehouse session he was missing, a plot began to hatch In his head. Next evening lie was home early with a hag of wool and knitting needles. "Frieda," he said, "how you make a cable stitch?" Half nn hour later he was in the kitchen tasting the soup. "H needs a pinch paprika," he said. "You're giving me point-outs how to make soup?" "Who's teaching? A woman cooks and shops, a husband should cook and shop. How much you pay for cabbage?" "Five cents a head." "At Fu/jirri's on Avenue A, Is four cents." . Frieda dropped a handful of cutlery In the sink. "Puzarrrs is six blocks away." "So what? The exercise will do you good." That Saturday night, Charlie persuaded a couple of his cronies to come over for a pinochle session and to put up with Ills wife's playing. At 12 o'clock Frieda said, "1 can't keep my eyes apart. Maybe you/could play 'three-handed." "What kind of pinochle player stops so early?" said Charlie. "Deal!" And at 3 a.m., Frieda was ileuling as if they were bricks. Sunday, Charlie put on his best tie. "Today I go with you to see Tlicdn Dara." he said. "Is'not necessary to go with." said Oregon Man "Legally" ' Returns from Dead to , Claim Share in Estate HOCKPORT, Mo., Sept. 3D. W)— Cllne Taylor literally came back from the dead to claim his share of Ills g'admother's estate. The Ashland, Ore., contractor was declared legally deac' last May by the Alchlson County Circuit Court after it was shown that his whereabouts had been unknown for the past seven years. Last week ho returned nnd found (bat his share of (he estate of the laic Mrs. Minnie o. Wcndelc still was Intact. His share Is nbout $2.000. His brollier, Olen Taylor of Denver, had refused to believe Cline Taylor was dead so he declined to post bond nt the time of the court proceedings, thus leaving the share? of the two brother- In the hands of the executor. A chance mectin? his daughter had with some friends lot to Cllne Taylor's return. Word lhat Cllne I'nv'nr still was altvo finally reached his brother In Denver. got * 1Ul rotary of the state organization has announced. The convention' will be held in the Marlon Hotel In Little Rock he said. . Mr. Frazier said that a State appointed and will meet in advance of the state convention to make a survey of sugjects thai are to come before the convention. Mr. Fi-azier urged that all county Farm Bureaus make plans for county meetings so resolutions may be prepared for presentation to the state body. The program for the state convention is being formulated he said and will be announced when completed. "This I'll condidc." said Charlie. "When I come home from the shop I'm tircil out like a dog. Bad enough I live through the day without it should repeat on me lake radishes." However, with my Aunt Frieda, Frieda, afraid Charlie would laugh at Thcdn's amatory exercises and humiliate her in front of her friends, pulled down the flag. "Marriage is not simple a ball and chfiin," she said.- "You go nuwever, \vuh my Aunt Frieda ' i-nm,,, am: AIUU. lau like Columbus, there was no turn-1 yo " r **? Bnd rn 80 to Loew's" ing back. She kept nlckine away Charlie moved in for the kill. Length of Hatpins , Limited by Ordinance COLORADO SPRINGS Colo Sept. 30-W—This clty . s go , ng mo l' dcrn. The 'Municipal council has just ordlnances limited ing back. She kept picking away until Charlie Itemized the day's doings—everything from punch-In to punch-out.. But that was only the beginning. The payoff came a few weeks later when Charllcf was fixing to attend his weekly pinochle session. "I want you should teach me how to play," said Frieda. '"Pinochle!" said Charlie "Always you are saying pinochle Is for loal- ers and no-goods." "I ain't saying different," said Frieda, "but pinochle Is your passion and I don't want it should take my; place In your life." Now, my uncle was n broad-minded man. When women began to bob their hslr, his comment was "They want to ventilate their necks so let them." But pinochle—well, v-s ?not''cr matter. Nevertheless, he knew bcter than to balk prohibited women's pictures In clg- ll urunionco women's pic ngthj)r women's hatpins and arette advertisements ...the NEW FERGUSON TRACTOR • Power 10 easily managed and properly controlled no great physical strength or effort is required. , • Ferguson System hydraulic control, Finger Tip .nd automatic, raises, lowers' •nd controls workiiij depth of implemeuu Measure JOB-fLEXIBlLIJY.. you'll choose the NEW FERGUSON TRACTOR • Wide working range—from cultivating, planting , n d belt work to plowing and discing. • Economical ami efficient perrormanca for •// tho many different power require- JACK ROBINSON IMPLEMENT CO. 500 East Main Blytheviile "No more schmoose about the shop?" "If no more cable stllches." "No more pinochle?" "If no more tasting the soup." "You got an agreement," sal. Reds Order Foreign Correspondents Out > Of Occupied Nanking SHANGHAI. Sept.'30. W>) _ Tile Communist Nnd. nnl , Conlol Commission's Alien Affairs Bureau yes lay ordered foreign correspond- ts In Nanking lo cease Uielr iietivlllc.i immediately. The order sat' 1 no news Rnllierlnu and news filin K would be rjcnntUert pending n decision by the now Communist national government on press policies. Only the Associated Tress ami the United Press were affected. All other foreign agencies and special correspondents lelt Nanking sometime ago. This leaves Shanghai the only cliy In Red China where IniclKii newsmen are permuted to work. The surface temperature ot the I sun Js estimated at 11,000 degrees.! The state flower at Kentucky Uio goMcnrod. • myuncle. And they've been fighting liap'plly ever since. (Copyright., irnn. by Hilly Rose) (Released by The Bell Syndicate, inc.). AT THE PURINA FARM...and in Feedlots Across the Nation f^Get up to */ 3 heavier ^ * ' - ol.d > For IMI.r w.ijhl of pij.— 24>/, Iki. i. Spring, Duroc Mttn, 1948— 33 7 It,,. Hillbilly Jamboree & Dance Legion Arena Sat Oct 1 Those Who Like lo Square Dance are Cordially Invilctl! — Featuring — Garrctt Snuff Variety Gang with Jackie Boy Pennington Adm. Adults 75c - Children 25c Thts Aden. Includes Both Show & Dance Pig.iov.d p..1,11.,, U.S. A.2» pig, raring form o<«ro 8 . 11937.46), 8.3 fig,, ||pjg) t.?4 pj g , ...and your sows should have MILK ENOUGH FOR ALL Puiina Sow & Pig Chow—[ed v/ilh groin on Ihe Purina Plan—helps your sows farrow big lilters of husky pigs. It helps get 'em off to a fast sfarl because it contains Ihe ingredients necessary lo build big pigs and keep sows' udders full. See your Purina Dealer today. Find out how you can gel up to '/j LARGER LITTERS al birth and up to V, MORE PIGS WEANED. 4493—Telephone—4493 L K. Ashcraft SHEET METAL WORK—— OF ALL KINDS Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills,' oil mills. Cuslom Shearing up lo 1/4 Inch thickness Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 South Krua(Uay ' I'hune ;W5) MAKE FENCE MUCH FASTER with this POST HOLE DIGGER Fine for selling out seedlings. Makes holes for huildiiiK foundations. post holes by hand li haH work, The Danuser post holt diff«* Hifnclies quickly to the Ford Tractor and CHII dig up to 600 post hole* • «Uy. Lifts nnil lowers by Hydraulic Touch Control, Pays for ilself In iim* and labor saved ... . gels fence made quickly, between rush scii.von.i «r in spare lime. Ask for a deinonslration, Russell Phillips Tractor Co. Allen Hardin, Mgr. Highway 61 South, BlyJhevillt. NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS 3 •-October 1st-- is (he Insl dny far payment of 1!H8 County Tax on Kejil tfsfjito without pciiiifly and, also, final daU;f.qr payment'of l'J-19 Poll Tax. I'cisonal and Di-aiiinge Taxes :are also due tnd payable. Under Section 1 of Act/ISO of the 1949 Lefflslatutt, "payment of flic I'oll Tux must be made lo the County Collector, or Ins authorized deputy, by the person named in the receipt, or by the husband,' wife, son, dnushlor, sister, brother, father, or mother of such person. Payment of the ['oil Tax may he made by rcmiHmjc the payment lo the Comity Collector by United Stales Mail." '' _-_, _..-.^..^ > , If payment of lite I'oll Tax is made by mail, sender should give Hie name of Ihc person to whom the receipt is lo be issued, relationship to "the sender (if rcmil lance is made for a person other than the sender), color or race, residence, posl office address* (if different from residence), name or number of school district, ward number (if resident of city) or name of township (if rural resident). Payment for Poll T«; miisl he KECElVEn'in the Collector's office by OCTOKEK 1st. WILLIAM BERRYMAN Sheriff & Ex-Officio Collector Mississippi Courtly, Arkansas Army Surplus WK SELL IN JOB LOTS • .Mattresses • Cols • Comiorls • Blankets We BIIJ Good Used C'JoCliInt ANDERSON SHOE SHOP & CLOTHING STORE K. Main Blyllievillc STABBS Service Refrigeration -'and OIL STOVE REPAIR 1'hones 2559-554 . Hlytheville Willy* Sales Co. •HO R M»itt

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