SIXTEEN BLYTHKVILLB, (AKK.) CUUKIKR NKW» interest KKJUAY, UKUKMtiKR 22, arm erf Soybean Yields, Acreage Show Huge Increase Crop Now is Nation's Fifth Largest; Oil Content Is Increased Soybean?, a crop without miich of a reputation several year.s ago, nov, r have become tne fifth largest crop In American agriculture, outranked only by corn, cotton, wheat, and oats, according to the University of Missouri. Most progress has been made the last few years. Missouri's production this year of 'J5, 550,000 bushels Is nearly eight million bushels above last year's and is three limes the ten-year average. Missouri has mov- from fifth to fourth spot in tin- nation, outranked only bv lo-.va, Illinois, and Indiana. Missouri's average yield this v'ear is more than 22 bushels per acre, seven bushels higher than the average yield of the ten years endinc In 1949. The nation's total crop has increased from 164 million bushels lo nearly 281 million bushels, with the yield up rrom 18.8 to 21.7 bushels. This increase in acreage, according to J. M. Hagsdale. farm economist of the University of .Missouri, fa caused by the wide variety of uses for soybeans, the fact that it will fit any rotation and can be GREETINGS FROM ALL OYER-Palricia firovor, 9, of Camdcn K. .1., is known as the "Christmas Card Girl" because, she discovered that people can't resist an appeal from a shut-in child. When word was broadcast that Ihc little asthma sufferer wanted Ictl-over Christmas cords, the response was tremendous. Patricia is seen looking over sonic of Ihc rpnirlcr-of-a-million glidings that the postman lugged in. used as a catch crop after it's too « i I i , f^ late for other crops, the fact that VV hf^flf I Cim the crop can be planted and har- "V-wly V- \Ji 1 i Estimates Big vested entirely with mechanical labor, nnd the outstanding improvement in soybean breeding. Breeders aloiie in the last 30 vears have increased the oil content 'from 17 to 21 per cent, have increased yields 100 per cent, have increased lodging resistance 200 per cent, and nave moved up maturity dates from ten days to two weeks. Light Helps Winter ~" Considerate Robbers NEW YORK, Dec. 22. (AP) — Joseph Cosgrove told police that two holdup men early today took his A'allet, containing »385, snd then handed back $25 with the comment: "This Is your Christmas present." KILL RATS -Hoi For?** old-fftfhloncd dingaroui poljonil New, «p«edy BIG-TOM l\tA KllUi— re|. ' tlv ely- harm! «ss"lo~liliraa ns^ li v tsl ock S et*, poultry— kill! cati Hits nohody'i uiln*m>l Just one 51J5 botllc kills up to 200 rals. GuaranlKcl. Ensv lo use Si™" 1 ™ di'iCMlJCtl BIG-TOM S l GOOD DRUG STORES EVEBYWHERE WOODS DRUG STORE WASHINGTON. Dec. 22. M'i-'! he Agriculture Department, In Its final report of the year, estimated this year's corn crop at :j'.l:il.(it>9,- 000 bushels and wheat at 1 0''C 755 000 bushels. The corn figure Is 2f>.57:i,000 bushels more than the ;t.l05.43fi,0<>0 bushels forecast a mouth ago. It compared with last year's revised rslimaie of 3.379.4I!(;.000 bushels nnd the ten-year (1S3S1-1B) average of 2.f)OO.D32.000 bushels. The wheat, estimate Is lli.uacooo bushels more than the 1.010.009,000 bushels forecast a month a»o a compared with last' year's revised estimate of 1,141.11)8.000 bushels and the ten-year average of 10H1- 312,000. The H-he.nl crop was made up of 750.6fiG.nno bushels of winter wheat 35.064.000 bushels of durum wheat and 2-10.025.000 bushels of spring wheat other than durum. By comparison, winter wheat pro Short winter c farmers have to chores in the dark — unless they have outdoor llght.5 in a good handy location. Ralph Rlcketts-. extension ngri- cultui'iil engineer at Missouri University, says about 85 per cent of Missouri farmers are tvired for elcc- Iricity. Yet many of these have a yard light poorly located—or none at alt. Generally, the yard light should lie placed as high a» possible ,v> u to light a large area. Placing the lisht on top of the pole will cut down on shadows. Rickets says that a 300-watt, bulb Is the best size for these winter night chores. ductlon totaled 895.101.000 bushels last year and 758.021.000 for the ten- year average; durum wheat 38.817,000 bushels last year and 3B.75.7.000 for the ten-year average, nnd spring wheat. USDA Forecasts Record Pig Crop Six Per Cent Hike In Production Is Seen for Spring WASHINGTON. Dec. 22. (/TV-A record peacetime sprint! pi R crop of 63.500.000 head was forecast, hy the Agriculture Department yesterday This crop will provide (lie nation's pork supply next fall and winter While six per cent larger than his year's spring crop of 59.997000 head, the Indicated production may not be MY, enough to satisfy increasing civilian and military demands for meat under the defense program. Many food officials think it will be necessary to plare meats under price control and rationing by next summer. fork makes up nearly half the meat supply. Little increase is fore cast for next year's supplies of beef, veal, lamb and mutton Hie predicted spring crop o! pies compares with a 10-year (1939 48) average of 55.191,000 heart and with he record of 74.223.000 in the wartime year of 1913. Ventilated^ Poultry House Cuts Moisture the time of the year that excessive moisture in the poultry house begins lo cause trouble-par- Joule ^ u ^ e ,,,» lv , (..ni.*!; llollbM (lays mean that] tlc " )ar 'y in Hie litter. Ted do much of their! cxtc " sio " poultryman at tin versity of Missouri, says that wet litter can usually be traced to moisture condensation due to Improper ventilation. Cold ceilings in the chicken house will also cause condensation resulting In damp litter Insulating the ceiling will greatly reduce the amount of condensation caused by cold ceilings. Joule says that the straw loft has proven the most practical method for insulating chicken houses in Missouri He recommends 12 to- 14 inches of settled straw for best results Gsod ventilation is one of the best ways to reduce excessive moisture in the poultry house. Chickens drink n lot, of water but most of It is passed off in their breath Joule points out that one of the most common ventilating problems Is the elimination of rirafU— especially is narrow houses, in buildings of recommended dimensions that open front will provide an ample supply of fre.sh air wlihoul causing drafts, but In narrower houses part of the front, may have lo be closed in bad weather. If this Is necessary joule recommends using burlap sacks or muslin screens. Another means lor keeping litter dry Is frequent .stirring with the addition of hydraleri lime irtieii the litter begins to get damp. Use 10 to 12 pounds of lime per 100 square feet of floor space and work it into the litter. NEW GE HEAD-Ralph J. Cordiner of New York, above, is tl.e new president of the GenAal Klcclric Co., succeeding Chiiile.s E. Wilson, who resigned to he the government's new Defence Mobilization lionrd. Cordiner has been with GE for 2-1 years and has been executive vice president since 1949. Cotton Council Committees Are Appointed MEMPHIS. Tenn., Dec. 22—Appointment of 55 cotton leaders to five major committees charged with developing t h e National Cotton Council's industry-wide proqram for 1951 Mas announced Wednesday In 1 President Harold A. Young. The committees are scheduled to meet in Biloxi, Miss., on Jan. 20, preliminary to the Council's thri- leenih annual meeting there Jan. 22-24. They will develop programs in the fields of sales promotion, utilization research, production and marketing, foreign trade, and margarine legislation. "In this period of national crisis the Council's prorgrain assumes greater Importance than ever before." Mr. Young declared. "Cotton Is second only to steel a s a vital r and defense commodity, it Is the obligation of our Industry to meet the requirements or the defense program and to provide the fiber and seed essential to our civ- lion's allies. We must plan our activities and programs lo the end that cotton will be able to meet all of its obligations." Recommendations developed by the program committees will be silbmilted lo the full membership of (he council for action during included among those appointed was M. n. Rowland of, Caruthers- vllle who will serve on the utill/i. tlon Research Committee. The walrus uses his tusks t* ,i!nr aside fields,j>f seaweed among which he shellfish prey, Jldsnf id^|L CHRISTMAS Through a rapidly chnny;iii K world, ive still adhere to the n K e old ctisHnii of setting aside business problems j,, favor of friendly greetings at tin's Holiday Season. Ue thank you sincerely for .your patrona.tre, friendship and irooti will and extend oiir best wishes for Christinas and The New Tear. WEiS BUTANE GAS CO. n n K K K fi S K n K K K 3 R K K K K r< « ft rf A 3 « rt fl fl H rt rt n K i\ K K n K New Rat Poison Kills Mice, Too The new rnt potson. "warfarin" developed at the University n[ Wisconsin and now on the market under various Irade names Is the most effective rnt and mouse poison yet developed. According lo Virgil Bnrk. University of Missouri entomologist. war . farin can be used for mice control in the home the same as around the farmstead for rats. He rcrorn- Place the mixture behind rabln- ets or other protected places where mice are known to be. Hollywood Continued from Page 3 Grant once told me that it's even in his contract that he. gets a telephone in his dressing room on the set. He doesn't argue. He just points to his contract. If It's not in his contract, he shuts up. Tlmt's for me." Current Stevens assignment- Rhonda Fleming's co-star in "Little Egypt." Dnn'f look for Barbara Stan- wyck's name in marquee ITehts «hrn tbr film version of "Come Bark. T.lltlr. Shelia" bits the movlr bouses! 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