The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 21, 1949 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 21, 1949
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', PAGE BIGHT BLYTHEVttLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS ' ' FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, armers A NEW PURINA HOG FATTENING SUPPLEMENT PURINA PORK CHOW to help you fatten hogs at low cost! Now the famous line of Purina Hog Chows adds Purina Pork Chow! This new Chow is specially developed to help your grain fatten 1 hogs fast ,.. . and at low cost. Developed and thoroughly tested at the Purina Research Farm, Pork Chow has what it takes to help you fatten hogs for the early market -~-when prices are usually highest. Yes, Pork Chow, fed with your grain, gives top hog-feeding results. It's made right, priced right to help you make money from hog feeding. Come in and see us! Let us figure an economical Pork Chow ond grain ration jor your hogs. PURINA PORK CHOW 449J—T.Iephon.—4493 TRACTOR GIVES YOU THESE 3 BIG ADVANTAGES t. LIFTS AND LOWIRS AT A TOUCH You lift or lower * Dearborn Plow OT «ny other Dearborn , Lift Type implement by merely moving the hydraulic control lever. No draining ... no tuggi»K- 2.AUTOMATIC DRAFT CONTROL Under.uniform soil conditions the selected working depth will !>e automatically maintained even in fields with irregular surfaces. 3.AUTOMATIC DEPTH CONTROL Under reasonably smooth litrface conditions, and practically all soil conditions just (ct the depth control once and uniform working depth is automatically maintained. How about il? When can we demonstrate this great Ford Tractor on your farm 1 Watch our mis fur Ihc Infest Dearhon Implements Tor uit with your Ford Tractor. The line it growing fust. Mat Kf M lor [JarIK and tcrvkc. Russell Phillips Tractor Co. Allen Hordin, Mgr.. Highway 61 South, Blythcvilte, Soybean Expert Warns U.S. Its Status as World's Leading Market Endangered in Europe HUDSON, Iowa, Ocl. 21.—Making Europe & dumping ground [or off-grade U. S. soybeans wi|| lose for tliis country tlie world soybean market that now exisfls; Geo. M. Sirayer, secretary-treasurer of tlie American Soybean Association, warned in * dispatch From 'FranKlort, Germany. ' This dispatch appears as an editorial in Die October Issue or the Soybean Digest. Strayer U In Europe on a six-weeks' technical mission for ECA. "EinupBAti romitiies ave anxious to buy 1949-nop soybeans because they are still the cheapest source Angus Breeders To Hold Fall Sale Next Wednesday of edible oil available at any poinl. in world trade." said Strayer. "In several cases during ,the past years beans of extremely low quality have been .suplied to Dutch a;nj German oilsred processors. Those lots have tended to brand all U.S. soybeans as decidely inferior to ichui'ian beans. Weed seeds, ven seeds of poisonous weeds in Inch only a small portion of the ced \vo\ild lie fatal, have been icluded in far too high percent- ges. Green. Immature beans' have fen supplied for foods inamifac- ure. IJ. S. Brans UnrJ to Sell "Europe would appear to have een the dumping ground for off- fade U. S. soybeans, rather than :ie preferred market it should have, eon. Such deliveries are already ing it hard to sell U. S. soy- eans'in what should be oiir logical larkrlJ. "We are going to lose our woi'Ul larkets for soybeans—and fast— U. S. traders supply the best uaVity soybeans thai are to be se- iired. Nothing else Is good enough t this stage ot the game." Strayer and J t,. Carter o[ Hie '..<5. Regional soybean Laboratory, Irbann, III., left the U.S Sept. 7 to visit Germany and several flier Kmopean nations a.s ECA dvisors on Hie cultivation and ;e of soybeans. A number o( soybean varlnVs i rave been introduced into European I ounlries from the United States nd other areas H provide for i he production ot more proteins' md fats. Srayer and Carter will j xmipare the Imported U- S. varie- | ies with German varieties-avid ad- ', ise on the use of further American , 'arietles abroad, PJxpense of the .project Is being raid by ECA. Czech Youth Is Urged To Fight Jitterbugging PRAGUE. Oct. 11—l/T> -Czecho- ;tovakia's s'outii todny was urged .to vage wnr against • jitterbug rianc- ng because it allegedly led to a ife of shlfllcssness and crime. Pin» pong, billiards and coni- iieixtiiiK on the pretty legs of girls Iso came in for. acid comment s symbols of "so-called Western uUuve" and unworthy of the youth if a "people's democracy." The criticism came from ardent nembcrs of the National Youth Front and were expressed in let- ers written" to the youth front's lewspaperj ''Mladn "Fl'^onta." UTI'f.E ROCK. Oct. 21 — The ninth annual fall sale sponsored by the Arkansas Aberdeen Angus Breeders Association will he held at the Arkansas Livestock Show'-' grounds In Little Rock, Wednesday, U was announced this week. R. E. Bailee of Pocahontas, secretary of the association, said that the sale of 86 head of registered heifc-rs between 8 and 24 months of age would start, at 1 p.m., with Ray Sims as auctioneer. •This year's sale will replace the annual field day held by the Angus Association In past years and will serve as the group's annual educational project, The Livestock show Assoctatio. is making' (he showground tadli- tics available for the sale in the interest nf the betterment of livestock production in the state. Others participating in the sale will be A. M. Rogers of Wilson, president of the Aberdeen Angus Association; W. B. MeSpadden southern field representative foi the American Aberdeen Angus Association, Chicago; Paul Barlow Tennessee Coal, iron and Railroac Company; and Dnlton B. Gaudy ol Riiston, La., National Cottonseed Products Association. Proper Housing Of Chickens Aids Egg Production Proper housing Is one of the chief drawbacks to winter egg production In North Mississippi County, Home. Demonstration Agent Gertrude B. Holiman has advised /armers. Housing birds comfortably docs not necessarily mean an expensive structure, but birds nuist be relatively warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Therefore, the chief function of a poultry house Is to protect the Wrds from the extremes In weather. Prom a cost standpoint comfortable poultry houses cost from as Itttle as five cents per square foot to as high as five dollars per square foot. The difference, of course, Is in the kind of materiol used and the cost ol construction. During the winter of 1948 and 1949, however, the farmer with this cheaply constructed house obtained as good results in eggs laid, freedom from disease and low mortality as the one wllh the more expensive house. Tlje home demonstration agent recommended that a laying house be at- least 20 feet from front to back, and as deep as 40 feet gives even ~ belter results. The hou: should face south or east, and should have an opening from two to three feet wide the entire length of the house. In extremely cold weather all ventilators should be closed tightly except the front. In some Instances it may lie necessary to close a portion of the front of the house with .sacks or similar material. A ceiling of Insulation boards or straw loft will do more to keep the house warm In winter and cool summer thun ntiy oilier I'.ilng. For tile convenience of the operator, the ceiling shoi'ld be from six and one- half to seven feet from the floor. .A good poultry house will soon pay for itself with increased egg production and quality eggs, Mrs Signs In Sky are Worthless As Crop Guides, Farmers Told , N. C.— The iicav- crystall balls Jor OHAPEL KiMj cns provide no farmers. Despite this fact, throughout the world men u'ho plow the earth — like men who ]>tov/ the seas — have sought to chart their course. 1 : by RIIS In Hie .sky. Farmers down the centuries have gazed at the hcaveiu and wondered. These mortals in due time have come to bestow upon the stars, the moon and the sun great powers over the planting and harvesting of crops Ignorant of the nature of things, hey have cloaked these heavenly bodies and the signs of the Zodiac irith mysterious and awesome qual- iles which in fmth do not exist. The folly of thus practice is shovn up clearly by scientific fact, One of the nation's best aulViorl- :ieo on (his clouded issue is Dr. Roy X. Marshall, director of the magnificent new $3,000.000 Planetarium here at the University of North cialist, Dr. Marshall has been de- Carolina. An outstanding sky spe- scribed as the fae-st- planetarium man in America and is producer ' of a weekly television .sho\v considered tops in its field. Hail l.eaUimnte Beginning "Although the heavens provide no crystal balls for farmers," dc- elaven the genial sky gazer, "the whole business did begin in legitimate fashion.' 1 Ds. Marshall explained that several thousand years ago there were no calendars, and even a few hundred years ago they Irgely were useless becuse most people couldn't read. • "Primitive peopl&s seeking a measure for passing time latched on to the moon." he said. "They had soon discovered that this sky lantern went through aboht 12 complete phases between planting seasons." The moon thereupon became the calendar for the ancients—not because it influenced crops but berause it marked the planting seasons. Ignorant of this Innocent origin, however, farmers In succeeding centuries endowed the moon witli powers unfounded by fact. Many for example, allege that the moon this reason, the yplant leaf crops Ihc leaves: Conversely, root cropj are planted during 'the dark of the moon so (lie roots won't be pulled up. "In truth." Dr. Marshall' said, "a farmer walking through his fields has more pulling effect on his crops than does the moon. Besides, me moon Is up there in the sky even during the dark of the moon. You just can't see it, that's all." The director decried the hocvis- poeus about "wet" and "dry" moons. The mcon always follows the same path every year, he explained. In September, (lie crescent lies on • end, supposedly v,-aler. Actually, pouring out the September—after August—is the raincst month of the Nevertheless, everyone knows has great magnetic qualities. For ! about April showers and yet in ihat. such as cabbage in the- light of the J month the crescent lies down, si^|'i moon so that the moon will pull up poscdly holding in the water. Holiman said. The house is a necessary part of a successful poultry operatirm. GOVERNMENT ON SOYBEANS AVASLAB! The Wilson Soya Corporation at Wilson, Arkansas, operates government licensed warehouses itnd is prepared to plate the grower's beans in (he government loan at ?2.11 per inislii'l for No. 2 yellow or green beans, and issue warehouse receipts directly to the grower on'(hem within 12 hours after unloading. Wilson Soybean Corporation FOR YOUR FARM-HOME- USED • REFRIGERATORS • HOME FREEZERS • ICE BOXES 1 7-Koo( Frigidaire Refrigerator ...... T..... 1 50-lb. ice liox 1 !!M8 Model "Advanced Design" Phiko 11-foot Refrigerator . ....... I 8-foot Eskimo Deep Frecxe .' $40 $20 •in"' $275 $100 Brand New Pumps & Stock Tanks I DAYTON U-tS PUMP, liess tank, Ifll) gallon-capacity I DAYTON IMS PUMP With tank, 100 gallon capacity 1 DAYTON GUIS DELUXE PUMP .With 2 sal. lank, 250 gal. capacity. SA^E! 1 DAYTON N-3I-G PUMP \Vilh tank, ;iin gal. capacity . .. I GALVANI/KI) STOCK TANK 290 Gallon Capacity $15 SAVE! *rocedure Reversed CHICAGO, Oct 21. (AP)—Princi- , pal Ralph R. Williams reversed the | age-old procedure of the pupil bringing a" apple to the teacher. Williams ' brought 30 bushels of apples to the 769 pupils of the Yale i Elementary St;hoo\. The. apples Wil- ! iams distributed to the pupils were : grown on his farm at Bridgmnn,: Vlic.ii. , AUTO TIRES SLASHED: Used & Facrory Rejects 650xl5's and 700xl5's SAVE! SAVE! Are You Old at TOO? DETROIT, Oct. 21. IAP> — Mis. Salome Cinera. who will celebrate her 100th birthday, next Monday. a asked how she kept her girlish figure. i Mrs. Ohicra tool: time out from ' rnking leave* at her home to give this explanation: I "I touch my toe.s a few times ev- 1 cry day, while I'm tidying and diisl- - It keeps you from getti stout." SAVE! SAVE! PRICES SLASHES 650x15's and 700x15 AUTO TIRES SAVE! Brand New Rear Tractor Tires First Grade 10-38 Six-Ply $52.09 First Grade 11-38 Six-Ply $59.96 First Grade 12-36 Six-Ply $60.43 F.G. Fisk 13-28 Six-Ply Open Center $20.00 SAVE! AFT **** W L I <-,>,, f flrm njirx, itifC . - . rctwl Itow t*» Mr* wtlh the Farm Income I*riTiIr((f T b« MtlV with lh« }*rcf>* y mtnl Rcswrv*. A*k w« foe iJiia new H<K>V1*1 br llie Icudrr m : '-L8fe Awnra- TERRY ABSTRACT & REALTY CO. 213 W. Walnut Plume 23S1 Blylheville 2 Brand New AIR COMPRESSORS Vi Horsepower with Tank ea. USED TRACTORS & FARM K-20 TRACTOR with cultivator and power-lift 5575 K-20 TRACTOR with cultivator, CITE power-lift, and middle-busier ... yl IV KAR.MALL "1!" TRACTOR with mltivnlor and planter $785 19.10 OUVKR "70" TRACTOR PS)' cultivator & .'{-row middle-hosier V«J Kegulnr KARMA 1,1, TRACTOR Cf wilh 2-rnw mitidlc-lnisler yr (5RA1N DRILL C 7-foot AlcCormick-Uccring V WE INVITE YOU TO SEE THESE MANY, MANY BARGAINS 3/2 SOUTH 2™ ST. PHONE863

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