The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 23, 1949 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 23, 1949
Page 9
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PAGE NINE (AML) COURIES MEWS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 194»,. U. of 4. P/ont Pathologist Soys Nitrogen Deficiency is Main Trouble on Missco's Farms V. H.sYoung, h|ad or the University of Arkansas Department or Plant Pathology, in * report to County Agent Keith Bilbrey on his recent visit to Mississippi County farms to investigate several crop diseases, said that the chief trouble found was an nitrogen dlllclency in the soil. . Mr. Young, who spent some time in the county two weeks ago studying the crop situation and the fus- arium and veilicillium wilt prevalent in cotton fields some sections, old County Agent Bilbrey that gen- ^erally speaking. fusarium wilt is a minor problem. As far as correction Is concerned, he advised the planting of some other crop rather than the use of a resistant variety of cotton, which he said would complicate the planting problem too much. In his report relative to verticil- lium wilt, he said that nothing could be done other than keeping LSU President Will MJress Farm Winners Dr. Harold W. Stoke, president, Louisiana Slate University, will be the principal speaker of the 3rd Annual Balanced Farming Forum iind Luncheon Banquet to be held In Lille Rock on Nov. 30. it was announc- the soil in good condition and keip- i" t<Klay b '' w L - Love. President ing fertility as high as posible so | Ar ' :a nsas Press Association sponsor that farmers would get as much as, * nc state-wide Balanced Farm- possible out of the plants despite !n ? program, the wilt trouble. ~ Mr. Young said that there apparently some injury to cotton caused by 2, 4-D, and that since the cause of the trouble could not be — -• directly traced, it presented a leqis- of the Otlk Riri se Institute of Nu- lation "problem. Kc Indicated that. clear Studies. He will bring a mos- there was need for legislation to i sa;:c fo thc county and state win- safeguard farmers' Interests, and ; Ilers of Balanced Farming, to men said that the move would have to j a " Q women employed In many fields ( Dr. Stoke, whose biographical was skctch read -' as that ot a person's many years his senior, is in Who's Who in America and was recently elected on the Board of Directors be made by the frmers themselves. In illustrating the nitrogen deficiency problem, he reported one . case where a small manure pile, ' most of which had Seen carried away fo a garden, had produced cotton that was taller and greener than that immediately surrounding of agricultural service, the newsna- permen and \vomen and many other citizens of Arkansas who are interested in Balanced Farming anri a better- balanced economy throughout the state. During liis career as one of America's leading educators, both it, and that it was still setting bowls, the field of education and his' coun- while the rest of the field showed try hnve called on Dr. Stoke for the condition commonly called , -special services. These services in"rust" and had completely stopped growing. Mr. Young further pointed out " elude: Professor of history and Lecturer on political science; and as Principal supervisor of training in ^ ivir. munis luruicr ijuuuea oui that oneThan had used, by mistake, ' Public administration In several of twice as much ammonium nitrate as the nation's greatest universities. he planned, and that as a result his • During World War II he served cotton was in fine shape, while cot- , M consultant on military training, ton fertilized at the normal rate 'office of the provost marshal] gen- was only moderately good, and the era1 ' and as cl >ief of the war records unfertilized was yellow and had . section and consultant of the bu- stopped growing. """ 1 ~' "" K " J --' "- ' ------ "-" Deaf-Mute Kept Locked In Room for 25 Years SEATTLE, Sept. 23. (AP) — A mirtcite-aged deaf mu(e was found r padlocked in a room yesterday arid yauLuuAcu in a. room ynsieroay ana (i '•. , officers said she had been kept there ' cultural| y and industrially most of the time'for 25 years. ' hnT " '*'-»"«"•-<•" =" rf -" Two county deputies discovered reau of the budget. He Is co-author of The Foreign Relations of the Federal State, and the co-author of Tiie Background of European Governments. ' His subject will. In the majority, center upon the advantages of Balanced Farming,.'and the balancing . agri- .. . . . and how education can and will enhance the value and productivity to the advantge of the entire citizenship. State Hatcheries Produce 1.338,000 August Chicks Commercial hatcheries in Arkrfn- sas produced almost three times : .- — as many baby chicks during the Carroll filed a petition in court for month of August as they did during commitment of the long imprisoned the corresponding time last year, daughter to a hMpital for the in-1 the Crop Reporting .Service said sane. She was transferred to the yesterday. Bounty hospital over Ihe protests ot | A total of J.33B.OOO baby chicks 74-year-old mother, Mrs. Ger- was produced in (he state di'ring ••- "-'--- the month of August, the service said. The large hatch was due to a continued strong demand for broiler chicks and would have been greater hart more hatching' eggs been available. 'the 49-year-old woman, Nellie E. Neal, when they went to the West Seattle home on another matter. They said that the door to the • room was covered by a heavy wire screen. A bed was the only article of furniture. Prosecuting Attorney Charles O aldine Baker, who begged officers: "Leave her till I die. It won't be long." Store Income Tax May Be Seriously Affected By MoPac's Walkout Oklahoma Man Is freed From Murder Charge LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 23. < API — , State Comptroller Lee Roy Beasley ] TDABEL, Okla., Sept 23 W—A said yesterday file JVfissouri Pacific : murder charge against Emery Strike may seriously affect state In-; Smith was dismissed Wednesday come and sales tax collections. ; by Justice ot the Peace C E Pitt- The comptroller said that the mnn. railroad payroll is important to both I Smith was charged In the shoot- income and sales tax collections and I»R of Walter Bolt, 35. Lockcsburs, that effects of the strike rm other I Ark., at a McCurtaln County tav- misiness and industry could also [ ern ™rly Sunday. Smlt'i pleaded hit the state's income If the walk- ' Innocent. out is prolonged I Co "nty Attorney T. C. Spragne told the court h'e believed Smith fired in self-defense an^ recom- The strike also is causing incon- •jvenicnce and expense to .several FState departments, and st least two have had construction delayed because of it. mended dismissal r>f the charge. Smith. ? former Broken Bnw po- llce l chief, was night watchman at the tavern. GIVES YOB THESI 3 BIG ADVANTAGES LUFTS AM LOWftS AT A TOUCH Yo« lift or lower a De.rbora rinw or BUT •ther D««rbor« Lift Typ« Implement by »«reiy moving the hydr«ulit control Sever. No strjioinc, MO 2- AROMATIC MAFT COHTRM T m>ifor« >oil conditions Ac HPTI CONTtOt Russell Phillips Tractor Co. Allen Hardin, Mgr. Hi 9 hwcry 61 SouHi, NEWEST CHICKEN—This crossbred cockerel, known as the Chicken ot Tomorrow, and a. number of fryers of the same type are on exhibit at the Mid-South Fair which opened in Memphis yesterday. Bred by Harry j. Smith of Fiayser. Tcnn., this new remarkable breed ot lowl has lighter and smaller bones, fewer pin feathers, cleaner looking skin bigger breasts, plumper thighs and more succulent meat than any other breed. Need for Dual Farm Program Is Stressed Lord Queenborough Dies HATPIELD, England, Srpt. 23. W) —Lord Queenborough, former British conservative party leader and one-time business executive and financier In the United States, died yesterday at his-home here. He was __ LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 23. (/P> — "For the good of the covntry It is much better to have too much than too little" farm production. So declared William B. Crawley Washington, D.C., assistant admin-', isirator of the Production and Mar- ' keting Administration, in an address at i meeting of about 350 Arkansas agricultural leaders here yesterday. He said a dual farm program is needed, explaining tliat conservation is^ necessary to strengthen the soil and price sunuorts ; are necessary to prevent financial ruin of farmers when production exceeds demand. '• Hollywood Continued from Page 6 Spence. "\Vel," sajs Hepburn, "there's a lilfle difference." "And you may thank the rood Lord for that little difference," says Spence. Everybody Is talking about how licky Stanley Kramer was to land Marlon Brando for "The Men" after his N.Y. hit in "A Streetcar Named Desire." Marlon's a fort -late lad, too. "The Men" will be directed by rred Zimiemann, w)io made a star of Montv Clift in "The Search." . . . Virginia Grey and Philadelphia socialite Dick Rittenhouse II have discovered each other. Plans for remaking "Moby Dick" remind me of the time .T^n Barrymore, who starred in the original, was knocked off his feet bv a hundred-gallon wave in a big storm scene. When they picked him up, John cracked: . "This is the first time water ever cot me in this oosition." JOHNNY MUCH WORK ; A Scdona; Ariz.. Indian named Johnny Broken Elbow, working in "The Bowie Knife," drew director Georee Sherman's curiosity. "How," said Sherman, "did you get a\name like:'that?" •••-••-•>•> .," D ™3. ten anyone," confessed the Indian, -but my . - name is Francis Phillips. Johnny Broken fclbow makes me a character — and that's the name I use when motion picture companies come to town. I get lo(.s more work." Pitching Horseskoes BY CULLY RO&E The recent headlines about Florida's ill-wind reminded me of n hurricane story I heard In Trinidad last January. ... Around the turn of the century a lean-bcllie-- little man named General Avrila Hernandez became mayor of a town on the Caribbean coast. He belong to (he old Latin school which figured a man was no more limn an animal unless he had a million pesos and » couple of mistresses. The town he governed consisted of two parts: An island shambles of mud huts and sun-baked poverty, and a mainland district of landowners who preferred to remain apart from (he sight and smell ol the riffraff. Like most dictators, 'he general was an advocate of nioderntwitlon. and among the blessings he brought to his small dom;.ln were a shiny fire cii'lnc and a steel drawbrtrtee the first of their kind In thai part of the world. The bridge, which connected the two parls of the town, was used not only to Inin out lo separate Every nttfit. after the workers hnd crossed lo their slum dwellings, the two halves were rnlte'd. ostensibly to allow for the flow of shii> traffic in the channel, but actually to insure the safety and nrlvncy of the pri Ygccl. As a special concession, however, the class-conscious contraption was lowered whenever the wind started howling so that In case of tidal wave or hurricane the Islanders could take reTnt-e in the mainland |,t)ls. rn l>--t part of (.<•» Caribbean Mie wind howls frcnvenlly. and one rtav. tired o( (he Intrusion of was- ants and scats on their estates he landowners sent a delegation lo the mayor «nd demanded the esnas-'no cease. "It will never happen again," the general promised. One evening not Ion? after the wind began to Insh in from the sea snd the worried Islanders headed for the brlitee. Bv the time the first Kroup arrived, the general was in the control booth on the mainland side of the draw. He waited until the crowd was naif way across the span and then pulled the lever, and, as the two halves parted and besran \a tilt those In the middle tried to leap the chasm which senarated them from, safety. Some of the more aj?lie made it, but others—esneclaliy the elders, and children—fell Into the channel and drowned, The remainder slid to the base of the ramo whcre.they were Joined by others who clamored and pleaded to be let across, but by this lime the general had locked the controls and was safe In his home on the hill When the core of the hurricane hit an hour latei. several hundred people .were drowned in the waves which swept over the waterfront Next morning the general ordere< the drawbridge lowered, niaue a quick inspection o' the dazed survivors and their squashed huts, and proclaimed a "day of mourning. Hut os the day wore on, the IsNndcri began to asse.nble and their lamentations were replaced by talk ot Insurrection. This was the excuse the general hnd been looking for, and he announced that on the morrow he himself, General Avrlla Hernandez' would lead Ills troops against |\e riffraff, At sunrise next day, mainland waterfront was decorated as for a [etc. Gentlemen on horseback and ladies In carriages lined the ciocKs and at the appointed time the span was lowered and the general astride a black horse, saluted his adherents and set out alone across the bridge. When lie «-ns three-fourths of the way, he signaled for his men P AI N T PRICES REDUCED! Dutch Boy . now $5.95 Hy-Klass now $4.08 Wallpaper Room Lots $2.00 Easy Payment Loans E. C. Robinson Lbr. Co. Phont 551 STOP! Don't forget thc for**] opening of the Jack Robinson Implement Co. on Saturday. You'll not only _s«e the latest Ferguson Implements, hut )ou can also win J25 by jiwt estimating the number of peopW who will alle*d that day. B« sore to •omt by. JACK ROBINSON IMPLEMENT CO. 500 East Main Q t T the IWl. on law. ~ fc > coft farm ft nine, ing . . . r*ad how lo Mve with ihc Firm fncorat Privilege, be ufe wilh the PrapaMnenl Krttrve. A.k i» for I hit new booklet prepared bjr Ihe leader m I he field. The Equitable TERRY ABSTRACT & REALTY CO. 213 W. Walnut Phone 2381 Blylheville to follow—but not one of them moved. Almost every gotdler, had lost « relative or friend In the hurricane. Suddenly the draw began to rise, and the opposite shore became alive with people converging on the bridge. The general wheeled his horse, hoping to leap the widening gap, hut It was too late-going up the sleep Incline the animal slipped and he barely managed to throw himself clear. As the general cot to his teet the shiny fire engine, Its red lac- micr hidden by grim men hanging to the sides, chugged through the crowd. A dozen hands unwound tile high pressure hose and the noiizle was alined at the lover ol modern Improvements. A moment later the full force of the stinging water hit the general, and he backed up against the up- rUfht span of the bridge. Bui the water kept coming until, drenched and choking (or nlr, he fell on his hands and knees. n'e W " S h ' m °" ' he brid * e -" The hos was .moved forward and the half-drowned man grasped a Strder and tried to swing hlra-elf beneath It, but the wat«r caught his body and twisted It as if (t were paper. He hung by his fingers for a few. seconds and then let go. M 1 !? '!.",, ° rew d ™SKed the ho»» lo the bridge mil and the Jet of »'»tcr was fixed on the bobbin* body of the general until it ^ "Now His Excellency knows what a hurricane is like," said an old man. (Copyright. 1949, By Billy ROM) 'Distributed by The Bell Syndicate, Inc.) 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