The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 17, 1949 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 17, 1949
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BIGHT BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.)' COURIER KBW« FRIDAY, JUNE IT. 194f Tennessee Cotton Glossing School To Open July 11 The University of Tennessee and the Mid-South Cotton Growers Association will hold their annual col- ton classing school in Memphis the week of July 11-16, it was announced ioday. Knrollment in the subool, co- sponsoreri annually by University of Tennessee's Extension Service and the cotton growers' organization, will be limited this year to 100 persons on a first come, first accepted, basis, the annoiincemenl said. Included during the week-long school will be 28 and one-half hours of nctiial gi'adlng and .stapling practice willi Instructions under the supervision of government licensed classers. Several lectures will also lie gisen by qualified Instructors. The purpose of the school Is to offer basic instructions in cotton grading and stapling to those who have not had (raining along those lines or lo persons who would like : to take a refresher course In grading. I The school is open to all white i persons over 16 years of age. The first slearn carnage on record, | built in France in 1769, travelled at the speed of 15 to 20 miles an hour. I and had to tit refueled after 15 miles. Recondilioned Used Trucks & Cars Choose From This Variety Of Values SPECIAL 1947 I'/, Inn Sltidehaker short wheel base, I wo .speed rear axle wiih 2-t' Trailer Vacuum brakes — As is— 19-li) li- 1917 3/4 ton Chevrolet I'k-k tin with new fi ply tires — new upholstery .194B i/i ton Tor stake Ixidy, New Alolor — Extra gtxid tires. <tQOC 4>y ;r J $975 $795 $850 Many Other Models Not Listed 19lfi \/i Ton Inlernatiomtl Truck, Extra Good Tires. Motor Reconditioned. 1941 2 Door Plymouth, All Good Tires, Low Mileage. See VANCE HENDERSON our Truck Salesman INTERNATIONAL' HARVESTE SI2 SOUTH 2OP Sr PHOM£B63 Rotary Hoe Aid To Cotton Crops Farm Implement 1 Fast becoming Classified As Essential in Missco In spite of the fact that it Is often used only one time a year, the rotary hoe Is fast being classified as a very essential implement In North Mississippi County agriculture, according to County Agent Keith Bilbrey. More farmers are turning lo the .ise of the relatively new implement as a means of cutting down on the costs of the cultivation of their cotton crops, he said, and Rood results have been reported in most cases. The rotary hoe Is a mobile scr- ies of spiked toothed wheels, cacli about four Inches, lhat Is used to break a crust Into small nieces and to destroy small grass and weeds before they develop a tap root system, he explained. "When tiseri. the results of the roiary hoe often prove deceiving," Mr. Bilhrey said. "It appears to be literally digging up seed and young seedlings." The cost of this tool adds further lo the overhead of the mechanical fanner, lie said. i According to Mr. Bilbrey a rmm- j her of North Mississippi County j farmers are Riving complete credit I for their cotton stands this years to Ihe use of the rotary line 'arul this appears to have bren a par-1 licularly bad year to get good cot- ' ton stands. Mmijr Sold Here A check with eight Blyihevjlle, implement dealers revealed that 142 rotary hoes were sold to farm-| ers in (he Blylh'evllle trade area i last year and there was a large i number already on farms, Mr. Bit- brey said. "E. M. Regenold of Armorel j showed me a good stand In the Kildee Bottom area where he used a rotary hoe and « very poor to no stand where the hoe was not used." lie said. "Another good report came from Herman Matthews of Yarbro who called the rotary hoe the best tool on his farm. He can put his four- row hoe behind his tractor and cover 100 acres a day." Mr. Bilbrey stated that Boss Hughes. Jr.. of Blytheville is planning to rotary hoe all of his cotton next year even If he has Rood stands. Such and operation often delays or reduces hoeing costs, he explained. DDT Recommended for Control Of Destructive Corn Borers Some day soon will be D-day for*the com borer hi this area, when lhat European litvsder will make a landinR on Ihe leaves or your sweet corn plants and lay eggs which may result in ruiu to your crop. If you are prepared to fight in defense of your "roasting ears" examine the com plants every day, looking for egg masses EaicJ by the female moths. will lie small patches of translucent white, an eighth of an'inch In diameter, composed of tiny round objects lite fish scales, overlapping. As they develop they first turn yellow, then black. When they hatch out, the tiny worms will ent their way toward the corn stalk, and your best defenes Is to have them crawl over a deposit of deadly D.D.T. This is applied as a dust or spray, but the method rec- oii] in ended by experiment stations is a s lira y. To p re pa re it obtain D.D.T. fifty per cent wettaWe powder, and stir thrfe tablespoomfu! in finch gallon of water. Spray heavily enough to wet the corn leaves thoroughly, especially reaching the joints between stalk and leaves, Slay K«-appe*r Spray three times at 5 day inter vrtls, and your corn crop should be ninety-seven per cent safe from the Hog Cholera On Upswing, Farmers Told LITTLE ROCK. Ark., June 17.— Truck tiies and farmer.!' shoes can -spread hog cholera, erysipelas and other acute swine diseases. liis caution, urged by the American Foundation for Animal Heallh, pointer! out also that hog cholera Is again on (he upswing tlnough- borers. If your not'disclose any the next twenty examination does egg mases during days, you may be Keep Fair Farm Income Sec. Brannan Warns WASHINGTON. June !7. <,ri Secretary of Agriculture Brannan said^yesterrlay the nation had hel- ler make sure thnt fanners got a fair income, or all business will stumble. Addressing » National 4-H Camp meeUng.i- Braunan said, agriculture and "not the atomic bomb or the size of our military forces. Is the "foundation stone of our strength.' '"One of the causes of depression in the past has been too litlli farm purchasing power. I hope with all tny heart that the people of Shis nation will never again make the mistake of allowing farm come to fall so low that agriculture has a ricnressiotl and the whole nation is dragged down by the undertow." safe from Ihe first brood. But abont Aug. 20 a second brood mny appear, and your defense measures must be repeated. If you prefer to use D.D.T. dust rather than » spray, it should be at least five per cent in strength. It Is not safe to assume that corn plants which have not yet made six leaves are safe from the borer. It is true that the Insect prefers the larger plants, and they will get the most eggs, but the smaller ones are not Immune. For the home gardener the expense and work entailed In this protection are so small, no one should neglect it. May Destroy Plant tf the borers live long enough to enter the corn stalk, it will be difficult to destroy them before they kill the plant. They eat their way through the stalk and stems into the ear. and the things they do to a due ear of corn will make "a home gardener weep. Do not confuse the corn borer with the corn ear worm, which is almost as bad a pest, but not so numerous. 'Hie ear worm will not al- tack the ears until they are hi silk, and the best protection against It is to flll a clean oil can with mineral oil and put a few drops on the si!k of each ear. A special oil preparation can be obtained for this. Carrier-based aircraft destroyed 12.268 aircraft during; World War II. and B3 per cent ol the destroyed planes were land- based aircraft. The upper half of the nose of the African Leaf-nose Bat has the shape of a leaf. The lower half is shaped like a horseshoe. out the United States. Scientists warned especially of three ways In which fa accidentally •tiiers may their "home" herds to disease outbreaks: 1> By vtsiting hog lots where swine diseases are known to exist Germs may stick to slums or clothing and when the farmer returns to his own hog lot, he may bring sickness with him. 2i Driving truck.? into livestock lot.s. Here again, the driver's shoes can become infected, as can truck tires and the truck bed. The Foundation recommends lhat trucks be disinfected between loads If they go where slock is quartered. 3) Rendering company trucks, which have hauled dead animals may be som'ces of disease exposure if allowed in livestock yards. Hog cholera Is still the nation's No 1 swine killer, the Foundation says, and it can be stemmed only through strick precautions, sanitary measures, and vaccination. There is no known cure once an animal is stricken with hog cholera. Arkansas 4-H'ers Can Year-Round Foodstuff Supply It'll be June In January for Arkansas 4-H families when it comes to eating fruits and vegetables next winter. Girls enrolled in the 1949 National 4-H canning achievement awards program have learned to estimate family food needs, and have their food preservation plans pretty well worked out. They are doing a lot to top last year's national output of 17 million quarts canned by 4-H Club girls. In addition to providing healthful, nutritious dishe-s for d.uly meals, the canning project cuts food costs considerably. Most of the produce, meat and poultry is raked on the home farm. The girls are aware of the importance of fruits and vegetables in the winter diet, and see to it that there's a plenti- PURINA made the The PURINA GROWN PULLETS laid MORE EGGS early! r-r..- f'clu* conditions on your farm cause whcet.lype irauors to hoj; d«n n under heavy loads . . if jou larni cxlrenie hillside.*, work in vine. yards, orchards, groves, or woodland*, you're jim the icw, sure-fooled John Deer* We'll lie mighiy proud (o show you tht* low. compact. 2-1- plow tractor ihai's so simple anyone r»n opcrjie it. Convenient controls, four forward speeds to match ill field condition* power take-ofT, plus all ihc economy, comfort, inrf servicing fc»- lure.* ofihejohn Dccre Model "M." make ihi.< the track-type trac- lor you vc been waning for. Come in and see the new"MC"... *oon. MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO South Highway 61 Phone 4434 JOHN DEERE... ...That's th« story of th* Battle of the Pullets demonstration last year at th« Purina Research Farm. Everything about th« two flocks of birds was equal— •xcept rh» growing ration. You can lee th* differ- enc« growing pull»t« right makes! This year grow your pullets the Purina way. Big. well- developed birds laying lots of full-sized eggs early do Pay oK. Se« us for your pullel growing needs. •-•'" YOUR STORE WITH THE CHECKERBO',RD SIGN 4493—T«l«phon«—4493 L. K. Ashcraft 4-H Meat Animal Program Aid to Young Stockmen Today meat provides one-third of the food energy in the American diet, and latest U. S. Department of Agriculture figures show that almost one-third of the farmer's total cash Income in 1M« came from the sale of meat animals. Aware of the vital contribution livestock makes to the nation's 1th and economy. Arkansas boys and girls enrolled In the 1M9 N a - '.ional 4-H Meat Animal program earn to select, feed and show beef cattle. . sheep or pigs. More than 300.000 4-H Club members throu~h- out the country are taking part in the project, according to the National Committee on Boys and Girls Club Work. Some of the highlights of the program are keeping records of reeding and weight gains, and learning the value of balanced rations. M^nv of the young stockmen grow their own feed Members practice livestock judging a t club meetings, mid then try out for county and state judging teams. They take »reat pride, too. in showing their pnimals. The Cooperative Extension Service directs the activity. In addition to being educational and profitable, the program offers awards for outstanding accomplishments. Mr. Thos. E. Wilson, chairman of the National Committee, and a veteran Chicago meat packer, hns provided awards for the ast 20 yer>rs. There are medals for county winners; a 17-jewel gold watch for -state champion; trips to the National 4-H Club Conpres-s for ei°ht sectional winners, and four S300 national scholarships. NEW YORK, Jun« n—<*>)—<Jov. Thomas E Dewey returned yesterday from western Europe convinced that It Is 'absolutely essential" to keep Marshall plan aid flowing. The governor, who spent six weeks visiting seven countries on his first trip abroad In more than SO years, jald "I didn't see many people who saw any immediate prospect of war." But he declared "there Is continuous tension in every capital which waxes and wanes "with the progress of the cold war." "The continuance of the Economic Cooperation Administration," the governor told newsmen, "is absolutely essential if we're going to hope for a stable Europe and if we're going to achieve the most important objectives of all—a united Europe." Dewey expects to fly to Colorado Springs, Colo., Sunday night for the annual governors' conference. Read Courier News Want Ads. fill variety server! at the family table. To exhibit prize jars of spark- line jellies, cool green pickles and briaht colored vegetables is the ambition of every girl. Records are kept of amount, kind and value of canned products, giv- ina Arkansas 4-H'ers an opportunity to qualify for merit awards in the program provided by the Kerr Glass Manufacturing Corporation. Delma Welsh of Hackett was the 1948 state champion, winning a trip to the National 4-H Clnh Con- "ri-ss in Chicago. There were 15 county medals of honor presented to Arkansas winners. Besides these awards, six $300 scholarships are Riven to a national group selected from the state champions The Cooperative Extension Service supervises the tactivity. COY O*w«x Thinks KA Absolutely J6ANGF.51 Off for 10 State Trip LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 17— (*J — Sixteen speedy F-S1 planet of the 154th Fighter Squadron, Air National Guard, took off here yex- terday for surprise visits to air guard bases in 10 states. The flight, led by Brig. Gen Barl i T. Ricks, Adjutant general of th« Arkansas National Guard, will make unannounced landings at air guard bases in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Utah, Nevada, Wyoming and South Dakota. General Rlciu said the -pur DOM of the five-day trip is to demonstrate operational ability of air National Guard units. The flight i» part of the annual two-week active duty tour of the 154th. Approximately 60 officers and enlisted men are on the tour. One C-41 transport carrying equipment and ground crews, took off with th« fighters this morning and another C-47 will follow the group tomorrow. The state flower of Oklahoma is the mistletoe. CATERPILLAR DIESEL COTTON GIN ENGINES 50 TO 500 HORSE POWER J, A, RIGGS TRACTOR CO. West Memphis, Ark. NOW! 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