The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 8, 1944 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 8, 1944
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1, ft I FH1DAY, SEPTEMBKK 8, J9<1<1 .A BLYTIIKVILLE-(AUICi) COURIER NEWS Published Every Friday In thef, tiit»MBt of Farm F&mliet at TMi|| Agricultural Section. FARM NEWS-FEA 7 URES iPAGE FTO* ;«»$>„ ,,', Suggestions-For Better • FumlwDKam^ • Featured For This Sectioa'i fto-f Kreasive Farmers. Farm Agents In Hill Sections Cb-operate In Sending Workers To Harvest Cotton, Rice Crops Agricultural agents in hill .sections of Arkansas arc cooperating in the drive to send farm families to cotton picking sections for the gathering of this crop. HeM uouner newi »&nt tat Simple Range Shelter 'TMIIS is the year to make every •*- piece of equipment that we now have on the farm keep going, every acre and cow and hen produce its best, every day and every lick count. Our fighting men need plenty of food, and \vc must produce it. One. soldier, for instance, needs enough meat to CQual 500 pounds of broilers each year. That means that more broilers are going to have to come off the farm than ever before. Now that tlie broiler raising eeasojris getting- into.full swing, many farmers are faced with Hie problem*9! providing- range shelter lor flocks; • ^Illustrated below is a cheap range .shelter- for C-weck-ohl broilers, which helps the flock pet green'; feed and fives'them elbow room. : Th'e shelter is simply constructed and .requires a minimum of labor and'critical materials. It is raailt of asbestos cement board applied on a V-shaped frame, with wire stretched across the open ends. A small door covered with wire is used on the front. Since asbestos board is rodent-proof and weatherproof, the shelter will last a long time. „ with the campaign to send cotton pickers to this section, those who prefer to harvest rice are asked to go : to the rice-gathering section, KO that all farm hands can •' be ntiliy.ecl to harvest both crops. Agents in hill counties are con- « •. ( lading thetr farm families, sending • out questionnaires and personally Trv/ '! i-ffii-i^i' i visiting these families so as to ac- ' / L - 1 ' ' '''Q quaint them with the plan for using " such workers here. What U> expect In the way of X I i' i i prices for labor and housing condi- (Jf\ UDnOlStGrV tions have been reported to agents " . ' In hill counties by agents of the 20 cotton-producing and 10 rice-producing counties so that Incoming labor will have a true picture of conditions. Because rice harvesting begins at least 30 days after cotton picking, emphasis at this time is on obtaining cotton pickers immediately so that the first cotton can be picked as it matures. A number of families already have arrived but more are needed if Mississippi County's most valuable crop is lo be harvested, agricultural leaders have' announced. Spots and status on thick materials like mattresses, upholstery, pl|. lows, heavy rugs and also on wall paper arc often more successfully removed by drawing out than sponging out, advises Margaret Furry, textile chemist of the I), s. Department ol Agriculture. If possible start removing the spot promptly while It is still fresh nnd moist and use some dry absorbing material. Common household materials like corn starch, white cornmeal, talcum powder or salt can all be used, to absorb a moist stain, Magnesia powder and Fuller's chrlh,- which can foe purchased at drug stores, are also good materinlsxto have on hand for this purpose. Shake the "absorbing powder gently on the wet-spot, then brush oft with a soft brush. Repeat until surface moisture has been absorbed: Finally cover the spot with the powder and leave for several hours before brushing oil. Pieces of clean white blotting paper may also be used to draw out spots. If the spot has dried, make a paste ol cold water and one of these absorbents and spread over the spot! When dry brush olT and repeat until the stain disappears. If the spot contains grcnse, make the paste of the absorbent and some grease solvent like carbon tctrachloride instead of water. Grease spots on wall paper can often be removed by this'' 01 ' farm program for himself and latter method. ' j for the landlord, and which will .— ; assure the participation ol the fam- F f+ mf •'•'• _ _ 'ly In permanent community activi- .S.A. 1 News! tes .Farm Security families are thinking now about their plans for next year. And it Isn't too early to start planning ^or another year. The tenure problem is one about which they and the FSA personnel are greatly concerned. It is difficult for a farmer'^ get 'ahead .If he has to keep. v"Mm6,Mo;mb, every, year-brj^q^ the, average, one move costs a'family* from; 5100'to : $150. : ', .'. ; J. Farm Security'doesn't knowVair the answers to the problem of tenure, but we have learned'something about it in dealing with this problem over a period of years.-We encourage landlords and tenants,'to enter into long-term leases of three five, or ten years. This makes it possible for the tenant to carry out u better farm program. This year seven FSA families in Mississippi County had five-year" leases, ten families had three-year leases, and two families had two-year leases. We are hoping more families will be able to obtain long-term leases for next year. In this way, the farm family will enjoy a sense of security which will help him carry on a bet- THE CORn THE f HRI11ER f LIKES • 'Delta Implements, Inc., Bfytheville Bowden Bros., Joiner J. D, Hicks, Burdette Cromer Bros., Osceola Lowrance Bros., Driver •'Lunch Programs Helping Nutrition Of 'Children | -;"Thc best investment n community can make is to see that its children are well led. It is nn Investment lo young people— the future of America." . . • . .Tills statement explains why the ^Vsi! 1 -Food Administration is helping nmimmiilies ,fn cfcrv stale to Improve the nutrition of children by reimbursing the sponsors of looiil school lunch programs for part ol the. cost of food served at the lunches. The school lunch is a systematic way to provide a third to B half of the child's dally nutritive needs -.20 to 22 times n month •A Tree leaflet giving all details abput the school lunch program ma v be had by writing the War Food Administration, Washington, 28, D. c., for "Lunch At School." Makes Good Place For Storing Of Onions Onions arc so plentiful this year that many households will be s'tor- Ing them for Winter. The U S Department of Agriculture reminds housewives that onions differ in their storage requirements from other root crops. They keep well only In n place that Is cool and dry, yet not as cold as- freezing temperature. Storage pits outdoors or' cellar storage rooms are too clamp and heated basements too wahn. An attic or unused, room generally makes good winter quarters j or on _ ions. The bedroom llmt Is being closed oil to suvc fuel this winter might be occupied i,y some baskets o( onions. ..., . . ., ^ Onions must be mature and thoroughly dry to' keep. Sillied crn'tcs or woven baskets ure'goUv g'ootl containers, because they permit ventilation. •••-..' Insect Portraits Twelve lifelike iwrlralti' of 'a drncn destructive and common Infect enemies of the homo 'vegetable garden 'appear In a vary .smnll -new p'libUcnllon of the U. s. Depart- intiit of Agriculture. The Victory Gijrdcn• ittwci Oiildc, AW1-B5, h frde to all ghrdencis. It not onij pictures DIG:-biigjs but 'tells'lirlcfly nntt. .simply \yhat o do about cadh ^i single conies nre free ' from tlip.U. S. Department- of 'Agriculture, .Washington, 25, D! O. : ''" : Green Tomatoe Can Be Cooked To Your Taste When the frost |s on lomiilucs gullior them In, rl|>c or green, sort out' the green oni's about lo (urn color . . . otlen they have u white spot around Ihc blossom end, Tlieic will ripen at cool room lempm- rcB In cither sunlight or shade. Good for conking . . . good (or preserving arc the Immnlure green tomatoes Hint show no signs o( (urnlng color. Preserve or eat them soon nftcr picking ns Ihcy won't ripen an ( | nre likely lo rol II itent loo long. 'Hie liurenu or Hinmin Nutrition and Home Economics has prcpsi- od u folder of KIWH mid ripe in. malo rocclpes, AW1-10-I, "Tomatoes on Your 'Jliule." 1'Vcc copy may be hurt from Offlfo of liifnriiuiilon, U. 8. Deiwrlineiil of Agriculture, Wnsli- Inglon, '2&, IX C. Oiocn ioimit<M>s imij' ho cooked like ripe—slewed, fried, broiled. illopiHl, bnkul. Only dJffereni'o.s; Cook green tomatoes 10 lo 15 minutes luniirr. For slewed or scnllopcd green Kimnlnos use more augur—-I tnblespoon for six lo- maiocs. Here nre some green lojmilo rccl- pe.s lo serve six: Curry of Meat with Greta 'l\»imtocs: Ono onion, sliced; Unee tablespoons meat drippings or ollitr ful; one quart sliced green toimi- locvs; three cups chopped, cooked luent; one to (wo teaspoons curry powder; sail. Cook onion In Ihc fat. Add green lomaloes, cover, and cook unlll lender. Add meal and heal'thoroughly. H the mixture Is 'too Ihlck, Ihln In slightly with meat brolh, gravy, or «ulcr. Season to laste \vllh curry powder and salt. Serve, with flaky boiled rice or noodles. Clroen TomiUo Meat Slew; One pound cluick, cubed; one teaspoon Mill, pepper; four tablespoons flour; Iwo-lank-spoons fat <Ueof fat may we used); one-half onion, chopucil; Il.ifee and one-fourth cups water; Iliice medium-sized green tomatoes; I wo cu|>s cubed potatoes; one nnd oiie-lwlf cups sliced cnrrots. . Roll ment In mixture ol snll, pop- I'cr, nnd two tablespoons of the flour, Urown In fat. Add onion; .cook inilll sIlKlitly uiwiicd. four ' In two cups of the, water, cover and simmer nbout one hour or until ment Is almost tender. • Wnsh, remove stem ends, nnd quarter tli c tomatoes; add with potatoes, carrots, nnd one cup wntcr FORSALP: so*' r u, hi „ W ',?°P lar Blufr °" coo* Kravel road. HFI) - HEA f^ '' b " s '" H .lBh School. .Taxes 530.00. Trice T.H.Vinyard,'>- PpplarBluff,Mo. OPPORTUNITY FOR FARMERS J0,000 Acres Fine Farm Land For Sale Every Acre Located In Mississippi County All Cleared and Highly Developed Not in years has there been the opportunity for both large and small farmers to buy well developed farm (and in Mississippi County, Arkansas at such a low price and on such lenient terms. All of this land is offered for sale in tracts suitable for any size family or for large operators. . '"",''. Well traversed with good gravel and dirt roads. ' Every acre conveniently located as to a good store, gin and the Victoria school. ' SMALL DOWN PAYMENT-TERMS LIKE RENT Interest Rate On Deferred Payments Only 5 Per Cent Lee Wilson & Company . Wilson, Arkansas ; > ' lo the meat. Cover and cook unlll vegetables and incut arc tender. Add more water OK needed, niond rt'iunliiliij! two tablespoons flour wllli (lie. one-fourth cup water; add o slew, nnd cook until slightly llilckcncd. Clreen Tonmto 1'lc: Six lo eight, in«llmn-Mwd tomnloes; two tuble- SIMOIIS- lemon Juice; pne ' teaspoon lii'atod lemon or orniige rind; one- luUf lenspoon mill; onc-ioinlli u>i\- sjioon cinnamon; tlirce-fc^iu'llus cup :>iii:ar; two lablcsiiooiw cornstareli; one t.-lWespoon table fal, pastry", " p Wash, remove stem ends, Sritt. slice 'r lo/nntoe*. : Combine r with, 1 ( lewn ~l jlilcc, lemon or orange rind, salt, and ' clwnnjjioji. Cook 15 minutes, stirring frequently Mix sugar and * - coi nsliirch; ndd lo tomato, niixture J 1 mm cook .mull clear, stirring con- - stoutly. Ad,i f»t. Cool slightly, then poVir Inlo a 9-Inch pie plate lined Wilji pastry, covei with pastry afid, aci\l edges, Dakc In hot oven (426- BI-CCS P.) 40 to 50 minutes .'•., '.*irr,.i ,^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ m Buy Your V^inrcr Supply of WOOD and KINDLING While It Is Available. PLANTATION OWNERS'SPECIAL PRICE ON 100 RANK LOTS! BARKSDALE MFG. CO. Blylheville. Ark. . Phone 2911 ATIACIDE Kills • JOHNSON GRASS Sept. and Dot, arc considered test months for (Kilsotilng E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER CO. , lllylhcvlllc, Ark. REGISTERED HEREFORD ( AT T I C All L I at the Wm. F. HEINZ FARM Bismarck, Mo. . ' '- (Former Home of the $4000 Junior Extell I < i >< Due to the farm labor problem I am forced ' to reduce my herd of cattto. , " Will offer for quick sale eight head of heifers < old enough to brood. ' •!'.',''• Also cows with calves at foot and rebred to*. Junior 2nd, a son of Junior Extell . . . And sev-<" ,eral young bulls by the latter sire. -^, . .These cattlc-ara of Domino and Junior Extell" breeding! , '"•"''.. * ••••••-. r>-v-- *«^ ,?•>'» Be Sure to Sec Our Consignment At the Farmington, Mo. Sale^ September llth Oil for Biggest U.S. Airline LaGuardia Field, N. Y -Sinclair's unique oil-jeep drains and fills giant American Airlines' Flagship with Sinclair'Pennsylvania Motor Oil. American Airlines, Inc., biggest U. S..Airline, relies on Sinclair Pennsylvania Motor Oil exclusively to save wear on its.costly air r ' plane engines. ' ''.••'' '; ••' Now that your car needs all possible protection, give it the sarrie protection given these planes. Buy Sinclair Pennsylvania Motor OH from your Sinclair Dealer. . ; SINCLAIR PENNSYLVANIA MOTOR OIL B. Jj ALLE 51 •

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