The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 8, 1950 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 8, 1950
Page 10
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/ACE TEH HEVTLLE. (ARK.) COURIER November Farm Prices in State Hit 40-Year Peak Cotton Averaged 40.3 Cents; Beans Showed Good Gains LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 8. W)—With cotton prices at their highest since the Civil War, farm prices generally ill Arkansas haven't clone so bad. Miles McPeek. agriculture department statistician for Arkansas, said .Tuesday night that prices paid the state's farmers hit a 40-year peak In November. The prices rose five per cent during the month to hit the record Nov. IS. Besides cotton, cottonseed and soybeans and food grains showed large gains during the month. The Arkansas average for cotton was-40.3 cents per pound, an Increase of 1.7 cents over the preceding month. Cottonseed, rose $14 per ton over the mid-October price and soybeans gained 42 cents per bushel during the month. Beef cattle gained 40 cents per hundred pounds and veal calves 50 cents; hogs dropped $1.10, Due mostly to lower prices for commercial broilers, the average price for chickens was down 1.7 cents. Eggs were up 4.2 cents per dozen. Boxcars stretching from New York to within 50 miles of Chicago would be needed to' carry the weight displaced by the 400 ships of the UN naval force in Korean waters. BUSllN>:ij.'s rxiriK TAKES A IlOW-'Hushnell's pride " ft middleweight Hampshire hog, takes a low bow as though in Kcknowlcdgc- mcnt of the ulaudiis of the crowd alter winning the Grand Champion Borrow award at the International Livestock Show at Chicago Holding blue ribbon Is 18-year-old owner, Joe Pccharleh, jr., of Bushnel] 111 <AP Photo). . • , • . ' Three More Arkansas Farm Youths Homed 4-H Champions Top ranking records in the 1950 national 4-H Clothing, Tractor Maintenance. and Dairy Achievement awards :• programs have brought state honors to three Arkansas club members. Brief outlines of. their records follow. It doesn't cast very much lor Ann ,Lee Burton, IS, of Boone- vllle, to be , smartly dressed be- Here's where to get GENUINE and SERVICE One thing you'll like about the Ford Tractor . . . it's simple in design and built - _ right. Doesn't Jake much servicing. Yet when it needs something done here or there, it's easy to do. For example, we can reline brakes in almost no time . . . don't have to pull the nxle. Transmission, steering . . . everything is designed for efficient service. With this new Ford Tractor, you won't need us often but when you do, you'll like our work. We service all Ford Tractors, and Dearborn Farm Equipment, with genuine parts. Russell Phillips Tracfor Co., Inc. ..AU-EN HARDIN, Manager Highway 61 South ,-,. Rlythevllte RUSSELL PHILLIPS TRACTOR CO. MANILA, ARK.. j. A. DAVIS, Rlgr. "I Sell That Stuff" FUEL OIL! G. 0. POETZ OIL CO. Office and Hulk Plant — Promised Land PHONE—2089—PHONE cause she is handy with a needle, and knows how to buy patterns and fabrics. As 4-H clothing winner, Anun Lee has to her credit 102 gramenfs made, mended or altered during six years in club work. Among the garments was a suit for her six-year old brother made at a total cost of $i;MO She Iras exhibited, many' times at county, district and state fairs winning ninny noteworthy honors Including .$350 In'cnsli prizes. This year she wa s elected president or the County 4-H Council and Is the junior leader of her local club. Anna Lee's trip to the National 4-H Club Congress was provided by Spoorcolton Co. Hard Work Paj-j Shelby Smith, 15,' ol 'swiftori found that plenty of hard work and diligent study helped him to reach the top In the 4-H Tractor Maintenance Program. Acquiring the know-how to care for and op- crate the family tractor meant considerable savings In time a»d money, too. Shelby has been a club member for rive years. He hns given 10 tenm demonstrations o n tractor maintenance before 1.000 .persons. Shelby has learned hnw to cnrc for a tractor in order to get the most power n6 the least cost. He has brought-to the attention of others the importance of proper maintenance through talks, demonstrations, radio programs, and news Items. Shelby has been vice-president of his local club, and 'for the lust two y<0irs. vice-president of EPA Stanolind oil & Ga s Co. furnished funds.for Shelby's trip to the 195D 4-H olub Congress in Chicago. Dairy Award Achievement in dairy production and management has earned stale honors for Max Kelly, 15. of Port Smith. In [he 4-H Dairy Achievement program. Dairy-practices and cure of animals leai'.iert in the project lias given hi m an understanding of the priciples of sanitation and animal health Max also learned the value o f teamwork Mid sportsmanship. A •S-H'er for rive years, he started his herd by buying a cow from his father and now ha.5 eight animals. All of his cows have finished their Advanced Registered Record and arc n o w on Dairy Herd Improvement Association testing. He showed five animals In 1950 and took five firsts, one third • and two champions al County Show, two first, two seconds an<l one third n t district and nt state show three first' and two seconds. • Total prize money earned in dairy amounts to more than 51,000. Lcdcrle Laboratories provUed Max's award or a gold-filled watch engraved with his name. All or these activities are conducted under the direction of the Extension Service or the State Agricultural College and USDA cooperating. On Missco Farms by County Airnt Kejih 1. Bilbrej Heavy Tanks Tills Blythevillc football team is as strung as horseradish.'They Just beat the socks off that Kentucky loam that In reality is Just about as good as Blytlieville. I get an extra kick out of seeing the Bly- thevillc football team because several of them have been outstanding 4-H Club members. Bill Boyd used to be a prominent 4-H Club member at Flat Lake and was a heavy hitter on their softball team. Ills brother, Kenneth Boyrt Is the county champion In safety at Promised Land this year. Larry Lunsford, outstanding ami giant freshman on the tearn, was county 4-H club champion In dairy production from Promised Land about three years ago. Montroe Holland, that Paul Bunyrn center, was prominent in the Yarbro 4-H Club for several years. As I know them, they are all really line boys and I am glad to see thorn playing so well together. More Tanks Floyd Crouch. In the PMA office, tells me that 259 farmers have purchased 215 storage tanks through' the Commodity Credit Corporation and total capacity Is 329.890 bushels. Since soybean prices have gone so high, farmers are using these tanks for n score of oiher~purposes, Including storage ol coto'nsed, corn, chicken and dairy feed, gunny sacks, etc. ' Sold G. G. Caudill ol Blytheville. who owns land in the Miligan Ridge community, Is really sold on the value of vetch as a soil builder. It seems to me he told me last week he had harvested 23 bales olf of one 16-acre field where he had turned under a good crop of vetch. He wanted to know If vetch could be sown in the Spring and get Just as good results. I advised against it, although It might work If he could wait a little later than usual to turn It under. Ntw'4-H Club Minnie Foster and some other leaders in the Yarbro community are helping the young folks In that community between 12 and 21 years of age to organize a community 4-H club. With their help and the experience most of these kids have already had, 1 am betting It will be one of the best 4-H clubs Hn the county. Up until now they have only had a 4-H Club for tlie Yarbro school children. This will be an opportunity for outstanding boys and girls to continue their club activities until they arc 21 years of age. " The Yarbro Home Demonstration Club Is offering to the boys and Rirls the use of their new club house. Their first meeting date Is scheduled for, Dec. 15th. All you young people In the Yarbro community, are invited to attend and help get things started, Synthetic Snow- Do you like your Christmas tree to appear covered with snow? A home made recipe that will give a good imitation and last Indellnitely KILL RATS-Mot Pets Toilet old-raahloned <Una«roui polionil New. speedy BIG-TOM Hat Killer— r eL <ilively harmless to humans, livestock, nets, poultry—kill* »ti Ilk* nobody'* buiineisl Just one $1.25 bottle kills up to 200 rats. Guaranteed Easy to use Don't tak* chances! Get BIG-TOM >t GOOD DRUG STORES EVERYWHERE WOOdS DRUG STORE Fish Gear Damage To Be Studied NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University will begin Immediately a year-lonz study of the effects of the coastal sea waters near New york Harbor on various types or cordage, including fishing nei.s, according to Dr. William H. Martin, director of the N. J. Agricultural Experiment Station. Purpose ot the study, Dr. Martin said, is to help fishermen and boatmen who from .time to time report mysterious damage to their lines, nek and ropes. An attempt will be made to determine how much deterioratlos actually occurs. It-s possible causes, and what can be clone to protect the gear, follows: Aild hot water to about one-half cup of Ivory snow or any of the numerous soap products. Detergents will not do. ''Apply the egg beater until all the water Is taken up. Then let the ^ds throw the mixture on the tree. After the suds dry, any other decorations desired may be added. Marines Us* Heads VVONSAN, North Korea (/p) _ During World War II, war-weary Marines on Pacific islands were referred to by their shipmates a* being "rock-happy." There's a new term now—"Korea conscious." It's applied to Marines who are beginning to carry baskels, stray timbers, or what have you on their heads, iike 'torean women. But a Marine who can carry a pail of water balanced on- his dun- garee cap still ratei itan* erf admiration. "Life With Father", which ran over 3,300 performances on Broad, way, holds the >treet'» longy^y record, followed by "Tobacco Road'' with mort than 3,150 performance*. 'What! Bigger production on less feed?" Right! You can balance almost any ration for amazingly thrifty production with Swift's specialized feeds. Whether you want cheaper meat, eggs or milk,.. Swift's Feeds do a truly economical job. For advice on planning • complete feeding program, aee your Authorized Swift Dealer, today I We have a complete line of feeds SWIFT & COMPANY South Hivvay 61 Blythevill*, u Animals Live ot Eos* WINNIPEG (AP)—Two shaggy dogs and an old horse arc living ft life of. leisure here. Shcp and Bounce, collies, and Rock, a 17- year-old horse. Inherited a $5.160 estate when their mistress, Mrs. Elinor Scott, died nt Fisher Branch Man. NU-AID Relieves , Misery f For pains \n bat) laslcs !n b.iek, gas pain monlli, achy, Hrcd feeling ami arlhrili due to sluggish bowels. $1.50 A ItoI tic OWENS DRUG Leftover Bargains Our backyard is full of bargains in used machinery and it's time for housecleaning. Every machine offered here is a real bargain in possible use per dollar o£ cost Model "WC" TRACTORS $200-$800 Model "C" TRACTORS $5004750 ( ^^ flUIS PAUL BYRUM IMPLEMENT CO. 122 Eost Main Phone 4404 Call NU-WA for DRY CLEANING CONOMICAl. DEPENDABLE SERVICE MUTT'S GONE NUTS!" You'll probably think our shop foreman, Mutt Rodgers, has gone crazy by offering this special tractor service job for only $29.95. As a matter of fact, we're inclined to agree with you, so we're limiting the Offer .to the month of December. Anyway, we 11 figure that it's worth something to have you come and see us., .so come on-yoall save some money. 1 -.;"". Tractor Special STEAM CLEAN AND PAINT Plus This Tune-up Job • Clean and refill air cleaner • Clean and regap spark plugs • Adjust ignition points. . .replace when necessary. • Retime ignition • Check compression up • Check magneto and pack bearing • Check front wheel bearing • Check and clean battery terminals • Adjust carburetor and fan belt • Adjust and check governor speeds' • Adjust valve tappets All For -THIS MONTH ONLY! Free Pickup & Delivery-Call 6863 312 South Second Street—Biytheville CHUCKLES• From Your Purina I HATE TO LOSE YOU DAUGHTER for MOM MIK, MORE MOMIY— ••!*• T«vr C>K WiriMvt A COW When you roise your calves on Calf Startena instead of milk you hare more milk to sell. That 1 , bocauW each 100 It*, of Calf StaHena replaces 40 gallons of tailk And' Star- tena helps calves becom* big, fhudy, dairy-quality heifers. Phone 4493 ' , . L. K. As he raft Co •UllTMrf * ChCTTJ .;'•• '.\

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