The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 3, 1949 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 3, 1949
Page 6
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. ?AGE SIX eville Has Facilities To Handle Cotton in Volume •' f Blytheville and Mississippi County every day are becoming more adapted to hand- Jing, storing at'd processing the county's No.l crop—cotton, and its by-product, cottonseed ', The county ranks close to the top among like areas of the woi-Jd'in regard to its facilities to press and store cotton. The BIX compresses in the county ,can store about 480,- BLyTHEVTLLB fAMC.?' COURTCT NEWS OOO'lwles of cotton, near the top for inland markets. 'Two'- compresses, the Blythevllle* Compress Company and the Fed- erarcornpress and Warehouse Company, are located within the corporate limits of'the city. ' The Federal Compress began op eratlon In Blylheville In 1911. Us , pressing facilities are among the largest in the United Slates. Blytheville Compress was opened In 1938 and is curcntly managed by Ipltoii Fi ancts W. F, McD-inlel is mahager.ot Federal Compress. • .The Uyo',Organizations can provide storage' for nearly 280,000 bales and together employ about i5rj men during fall "operations. Twp : OII Mills Serve Area Blythevllle's 'two. cottonseed oil mills. Swift and Company, and Bly- therille Cotton" Oil Company, combined process' about' 60,000 tons of cotton seed annually With storage space for 32,000 tons, the two mills produce crude vege- table'oil from seed, Residual menl .is iised as feed for livestock and Is shipped ovet (he entire mid-west The 'oil derived from crushing the •seed Is refined.before being used In cooking oils, - oleomargarine arid shortening. , in'adrtition to producing oil and meal, the tuo companies also ob- tain'around 14,000 bales Of lint by -further protcssing the seed. It Is estimated ; that about 130 pounds of linlicairbe obtained from each ton of seed .One mill .operator said farmers shoud be' particularly careful to .keep seeds in good shape while in storage. r "We have special tanks which have air cooling systems. The Commodity Credit Corporation^vUl not allow loaiis on seed which contain, rhpre than. 11 percent moisture. W< received a lot of seed last year .which contained about 12 jjerccnl moisture," he pointed oiit. ' -Blythevllle Cotton Oil Company opened in 1S23 while Swift and Company did not begin oueratior until November, 1942 Ten Gins iu Blyfhcvtllc '.In addition to giving farmers a .ready market for scert, the two oi companies'also are responsiijle foi 'bringing many persons to the city >ach yearin the form of drivers and Of .the more than 35 gins located iii the upper, half of the county ten o£ that number caii be found hi or.very near Blythevllle. ; Local ginners in reeent years have ipent large slims of money improving ginning equipment Modern 'driers nnd cleaners have been ill- Called in practically e\ery major .gin in the county. ^ >The rise in \olunie of machine- pkked cotton being handled by gins fois one factor in installing new equipment Ard the Mississippi County.farmer now', more thaii ever; fc anxious that ins cotton,is ol the highest possible grade. ' • Ginners realize that .modern eln- hihg methods are an Important fac- - for in securing high grades on cot- tpn and hai e responded by Improving facilities •n The last but by no Lmeans least teportant man in the chain of operations which gets the ; cotton from -the fields to mills is the cotton buy- ffr^and Blylheville is just about saturated with them f;_The Blythevllle Board of Trade Jiqw lists about. 70 members. Although not nil members arc!coiton buyers, pracucally e\ery company of any consequence is represented by a birjer in B} they lie. COTTONS GO'imiKF—Tiie skimpier the bathing suit, (lie smartei it is, according to the latest 01 beachwear fashions. A wired bra top is combined with trucks that wrap around the figure, diaper fashion. By Cabana Beachwear. Eleventh Traffic Yiolatioh Gets Trucker $166 Fine BRISBANE -Wi— One-lceged John Edmund Page, 23, drove '» truck -through Brisbane, one nlgllt. He says lie can't rclneinber the drive. But the prosecutor iii the police court, jogged Page's memory when he described the 'drive to the magistrate.. The prosecutor got the story fronv. a policeman who chased Page's truck on" a motor cycle. During the chase, Page: Passed a .trnm. Brazing the front cabin, passed a stationary tram on the wrong side at a speed between 60 and 70 mph., Ignored a. stop order from the pursuing policeman. Overtook tjvo cars driving sicle- by-sitte. Knocked another car off he toaa. Passed another stationary, train on tlicw rang s id. Hit another car off the road struck still nn-. other car and capsiczd It. Hit the rear of a stationary truck outside.' •he Brisbane Hotel. Forced the sta- lioimry truck into a car In front, vhich was pushed onto the Iiiot- latli. Was thrown out of his .oin; ruck" by the jolt. Landed on his lead. Was taken Into the hospital Page pleaded guilty to a charge f dangerous driving. Ho was fined Potato sprouting can be prevent d by; a hormone sold in'-powdci form under several trade names. A i? '"5 1 "!" ln>">e!or n i,hPn 3 ,. f« e |. tkclricily. ralrigcralion] =«1 n,K*U, mm , 3^, n.J Mnkci- not S |, own - on h , T r ^ r^——i T — i 1W » 'Ml IW ,M ) ?4< " .945 ' 1W ' 194 Y ; PACE D BY FOOD COSTS-The < ' ., fnation from the U.S. Department of r, shows the trend of consumers' prices to mid-year, 1949. »»I '"I aPParel a " d """^furnishings «ere more than offset einrlTt 3508 , 1 , 0 food priccs and by the s}ow bu « ^y c^is in 1^ To^ nS , 1 ^ ycars i935 - ]9M ** WO. the price of all A^J i"« stood at 169.6, as compared to the record 1715 August and September, 1948. Priccs are for moderate income families in large cities. on the "nest method 1 Ing. This method was 'Nest' Methods Aiding Reds' Forest Program MOSCOW-W-Rusflans In putting into effect their large forest*-' tioii program arc relying heavily "-" - J " of tree pUnt- proposed by Academician Trofim I^ysenko, Russia's leading agronomist,- who declares that It Is based on the principles of a Michurinlst biology. The nest method of tree planting Involves the planting in a small circle of a number of seedlings It Is claimed that within this group of seedlings there Is no conflict and that they assist each other in mutual defense against their enemies—weeds and grass. Experiments have shown, papers declare here, that the survival of tree seedlings Is much higher in "ncit planting" than Is the case with individual planting. Sportsmen's Needs Can Be Met By Merchants in Blytheyille BlylheviU* »porlsm«n c«n- ririd* Just »bout anything they ar« look- Ing for In the w»y of outdoor equipment at .the nine large'dealers'of sporting goods in BljUheville. From • the smallest' flsji .jipdlc .to expensive, complete camping outfits can be found at one <)f, {hese hlnejstores which carry large 'stocks of sporting; goods.along with their regular stocks. ' ,' . Anil not only do these, stores furnish the sportsman with' good, modern equipment, they also keep theni up to, date on the state'hunting and 'fishing regulation changes and once In awhile * dealer can be found who will tell where the fish are biting, or where he saw a covey of quail. ' •':'•': And for football, baseball or golf fans, they'keep on hand a good supply of equipment to add (Heir bit .toward making Blythevilte one of .the best shopping centers between' Memphis and St. Wills! •A •complete line 'of sporting goods can be found in Blythevllle at Hubhard Hardware Store, Southern Auto Stores Inc., Western Auto Associate Stores, the Firestone Store, Planters Hardware, Jim Brown Store, the Goodyear Store, B. F. Goodrich Store and Montgomery! Ward. Jttuit Pritst D«/«gat« To UN from India - NEW DELHI - Wj _ A Jesuit priest from rir»« | s » member of the Indian delegation to the United Nations General Assembly Rev. Fattier at Lalce Success. The Jerome De'Sou/.a, prlnclnal of Loy; ol».College at Madrai »nd „ member of the Indian Constituent Assembly, by special permission of the Pone, has accepted hh second governmental assignment In agreeing o Join the Indian UN representatives. ' Falljer De'Soiiza has long' been recognized as one of the keenest supporters of Prime Minister Jaw- aharlal Nehru's "secular government" progr « and a leading opponent of "communal politics," the Indian practice of basing political factions on religious and racial communities. 1 In the Constituent Assembly he h»s been Blender of th< Woe which has pushed through constitutional guarantees for religious anrt racial minorities In India and was among f the first to "applai'd India's decision to remain In the Commonwealth. 1949 Max W. Hart announce* th« tal* of HAflT'S AUTO PARTS 316 West Ash Street to • B. 0. BLACK • who Will operate beginning October 1st Motor Supply Co. THE PHONE NUMBER QOO REMAINS THE SAME O^O Just Wishing Is Wastefu ..Yes, everyone wishes /for some of the better things in life ... but wishing alone will not get it It took mbre than wishing to make the farm lands of Mississippi County, the. world's greatest in the production of Cotton. Mississippi County planters of the past quarter-century are responsible for the high .rank of this county in the production of cotton. r . . and through their effort and foresight, Blytheville and Mississippitounty will continue to prosper through years to come. Sponsored By the Following Members of the Blytheville Board of Trade Louis Applebaum Ra3- Price K. ,T. Cure Dirk Bea!l V. E. Black George Dillahuniy E. B. Gee B. B. Goodman O. O. Hardaway Kr«d Rutherford Seigbert Jiedel Charles l,sn«s(on Klmer Patton Baker Wilson John McDowell Mall Mnnaghan Jr, J. F. Rlontandon C. Q. JMoore Ralph Walton H. C. l>a((on Thoa. P. Reeves Burton Selloon Kalph Rushing Lloyd Slickmon H. N. Swearengen W. L. Armstrong 1 W. R. Crawford Loy H. Welch B. G. West Foy Etchfeson A. R. Wctenkamp Karris McCalla

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