The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 3, 1949 · Page 32
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 32

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 3, 1949
Page 32
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BTTTTEIC §**ir»t-Footlnf," * Scottish cus- fM, m«*iu (h*t '.h« first person tt ,Yfctt J«n «« New Ywr'j day in» • bottle and gl\« you drink for food,luck iLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Cantttis and operas difftr In thi a cantata is a. musical drama sui without costume, scenery or actio wlille those things are present- In & opera. Best Wishes from PAUL TAYLOR'S SERVICE STATION Gulf Gas and Oils Road Service Arkansas-Missouri : State Line W.E.RICHMOND & COMPANY Memphis —- T— New Orleans' M«c:i»«r3t Ntw York and New Orleans Cotton Exchanges Chicago Board of Trade and N. Y. Produce Exchange Burton Settoon, •Manager BlythcvilU Office >k»n«2512an<* L.D. 30 . G. X«dy, President F. M. Murtau^h, Sec.-Treas. Member Memphis Cotton Exchange Office and Plant 42-44 Wait Illinois Avenue Memphis,'Tennessee Phone 9-9916 Correspondence Solicited. We will buy or recondition for account of owners damaged cotton or sample loose of all description. Telephone S-1487 F. 0. «. Edw. M. Foley SPOT COTTON 108 S. Front Memphis 3, Tenn. Soybeans Win Vegetable Kingdom Rating As Jack of All Trades, Not Only as Food But in Manufacture of Various Articles th Whll e cotton continues to hold* e center of interest in Mississippi Courr on the (arms and In the roarket places, soybeans have grown In Impr->ance in recent years as 1 cash crop, and the 'cans have :ome to be regarded by processors u the Jack ot all Irades or the vegetable kingdom. Recently there was published In Minneapolis by the Archer-Daniels Midland Company a booklet "Cracking the soybean." The following condensation of the pamphlet was prepared by the Minnei- polls Star: Some 2,500 years have passed since a scholarly Chinese emperor •rote bean. the first book on the soy- But in the last 25 years, dnce American Industry "rediscovered" this Incredible bean, more las been learned about it than during all (he centuries o[ Us ise In the Orient. The soybean plant Is an erect, nishy legume that grows most, fav- irably In the central United States :n a: earance It resembles smne- >'hiit the garden variety of slrinz bean. The plant Itself makes excellent Mage for cattl.e, or "green mamire" for iel'""'liiig the soil. The green diblc variety of soybeans is eaten a fresh vegetable, or in salads Dried, the commercial beans are ised as seed, or sprouted to give is bean sprouts for choiv moln, >r roasted to be eaten like peanuts, >r used to make soy sauce. • > In Industry, soybeans are first irocessed for extraction of the oil onlained In tire bean. This pro- essing leaves a solid residue known s soybean oil meal, which may. be. uriher processed to make special- zed soybean proteins for Industrial se. In a parallel process, selected lean soybeans are used to produce dlble soy flour and soy giits. '• A 60-pound bushel of soybeans •ill yield, .roughly, nine and one- air pounds of oil and 48 pounds f meal. . ;. Americans seldom [a through » ay now without eating soybean II In some form. This light, bland oil has now aken rank as America's No.v 1 ed- ble oil. it lends its richness to ome of the,most famous brands of alad dressing. More than half of ur widely advertised vegetable hortenings are made : [rom soy- wan.oil; and 1 'IS-iS, (hey soy- iean contributed 35-per .'cent O f le total fal arid oil content of mcrlcan-m a d e margarine. Tre- lehdpus quantities of processed 1 go into cakes, breads. Ice creams, oils and pastries, candy and other x>pular foods. United States production now ex- eeds 1.5 billion pounds annually; nd efficient growing and'process- TK makes this the lowest priced [ all edible oils. Less than:.2» years ago, • a to I per cent';co>Uent ol soybean 1 in any food'product was consid- red the maximum, if taste and ap- learance were to be Ideal. But oday, some 100 per cent »oybean 1 shortenings are made. Archer- anlels-Midland company In 1934, ter * long study of European r«- •arch, opened the first United alts plant for extraction of «oy- *r<tj) .oil by the solvent process. JVejetible olli are the lireblooH 1 many major induttries. The mo«l amlliar end-products are paints, arnishea, enamel* and lacquera. ere the »oybean Is coming to h»Te omfnant importance. Linoleum (a word which means erally, "flaxseed oil") can now be ade with a high content of »oy- ean oils. Piitty, caulking com- mnds. leather dressings, lubricat- g greases, waterproofing .coatings id similar materials have likewise en converted to soybean oil formation. Food products derived from »oy-' ans are divided Into two main oups—defatted soy product* and "II fat" materials. The solldj of the soybean contain high percentage of protein. As content is reduced, protein con- i becomes relatively greater, defatted products, fat content IE duced to 1 per cent with pro- in 51' per cent. In full fat oducts. fat content Is 20 per cent id protein 40 per cent. Soy flours appear In breakfast cereals, breads, cakes, cookies, crackers and fillings. Soy Hours and "grils" (coarse Particles) are also rinding increasing use In pancake mixes, prepared .cake mixes, macaroni, dog foods, and packaged and canned foods. A wholesome, nutritious binder Is used In making sausage and meat loaves. Made from soybean, grits, Is a whipping agent used in marshmallow, frappe, and many ba .cry and candy products. COTTON' 'NIGHTIE — cotton nighties go high style this summer --pretty as fonnals and cool for the want! nights ahead. The Empire eeling is carried out in this hand- cerchief sheer collon by Eye-ful Ungerie. .A wide lace ruffle forms the off-the-shoulticr cap sleeves. necklin and A recent revolution In livestock and poultry feeding has made soybean oil meal the first ranking United Slates vegetable protein supplement, outselling all other types of oil meal combined. Every pound of soybean oil produced four pounds of meal. Chemistry has turned to soybeans a$ a-source of belter structural and decorative materials for our homes, offices and factories. Even wood, man's oldest and most versatile .--building material, has taken "ori,-new character with the help of soybean. From soybean oil meal are'a series of protein products .wHlch, in turn, make excel- +l lent low cost adhesive*. And th«e adheslvcs make plywood. IB IH7 nearly 25 million pounds of «oy- bean idjiesives were used in the manufacture of softwood plywoods. Wallpaper, too, ores much to the soybean, for an adhe*lvi tying the decorative coating to the paper. Soybean proteins are also uwd in the making of coated printing paper (to hold clay coating to the sheet; In making tape joint cement; in insecticide sprays (tO:mak« thtui spread easier and stick better). The new cold water paints oiler aij]] mother special use. as an emulsion stabilizer and binder. Soybean oil meal contribute* to orchard sprays. The same meal can be transformed into synthetic textiles, as soft and warm u woo] Soybean oils gives us a waterproofing substitutes ana printing Infcs It makes soaps, insecticides, glycerine an d core olls-the latter used In making mclal castings. for its use is a fertilizer alone soybcur oil meal ivould rank ma a multi-milllon-dollar product. It Is especluly valuable on ll t ht »Uj, where it has the peculiar ability to hold moisture. It Is n rich source of organic', nitrogen, and supplie> wealth of humus (j> the aoii. One of the most fascinating oJ 1 soybean products is a viscous fluid called lecithin, valuable In the baking Industry (in breads rolls, doughnuts, pies)—In soaps and in dry cleaners—in cosmetics^—in gasoliiie and oils—in candies. ' 'Jliere Is a saying in the Orient: 'When you grow the soybean, you :rojv meat, butter and milk." But In America today, we grow much nore than that in every field of soybeans. .Two acres of laud can produce about 8 to 10 pounds of wool per year, but the same acres can pro- luce about 400 pounds of soybeans protein tor synthetic tvool. Australian Breeding Qt Cattle Studied SIDNEY—(AP)—Israel Is looking 'or suid cattle in Australia and New Zealand. Eliyahu" Hopovetzlci, nn Israel cattle expert now in Aus- ralia, says he hopes to buy 2,000 st»d cattle in Australia and New Zealand for Israel On his way to Australia, Hopo- /etzki spent 20 days in India exam- ning cattle breeding there. He said he In Australia and New icaland for Several month*. . Compliments of A. J.LEWIS GIN CO. Route 1 Manila, Ark. ComplliHintt ot BURDETTE PLANTATION lurdette, Ark. Phone: Blytheville 782 Grower* of State Certified DPI 78 Cottonseed State Certified Soybeans GIN CO. Latest- Improved Lummus Cotton Gin J. M: Stevens C. Si Stevens Ginners and Buyers Dell/Ark COMPRESS CO. Dell, Arkansas Compliment* COOK&C Cotton Merchants Memphis, Tenn 84 S. Front Phone 5-4373

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