The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 4, 1949 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 4, 1949
Page 9
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1940 BLYTHEVTT.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE'NIJJB Sunny Weather Aid to Farmers Harvests Delayed By Rain and Mud In Many Sections Farmers In nearly every section o! 'the stnte greeted the vctuct of sunny weather this week am some progress was made In the jjtarvesthig of their 1949 crops, ac W>rdlnB lo the State and fertera Crop Reporting Service. Cotton picking , was : resumet Tuesday and Wednesday in the w*! drained areas but in the lowlands ' cotton farmers did not get bac to their harvest until ' yesterda and today, the service said. Some transient laborers have le. the cotton producing delta land t Eastern Arkansas and It., favorab weather continues there may shortage of hand pickers: In some areas a second - growth of leav-ss caused troubl. to both machine and hand pickers tait killing frosts late this week Is expected to altar this situation, the Extension Service's weekly crop report staled. Some growers are now snapping bolls. Cotton harvest in some of the upland areas Is about completed but in the delta counties tlw harvest ranges from about half to two-thirds complete. Much Corn Gathered Fanners are nearly through gathering early corn in upland districts and report good yields. In areas where the main effort has been cotton, some corn has fallen down and has ben damaged bv ' rain. Nearly all late corn reached maturity. Burly planted small grains are being grazed where fi?lrts are not too wet. and the seeding of small grain and winter legumes continues. V Some of the rice still in the •ktield was seriously damag-rd by ^vvind and rain but harvest during the week continued. The. soybean harvest has been delaved by rnln and wet fields but combining got i underway in most areas during the week. Soybeans are shattering on some famish | . ' Good yield of sweet potatoes are ; ! being reported an-' : the fall truck . croos are in t?-~neiallv: good con- I ,• ditiori. Permanent pastures, ereen | from recent rains, are much better , thsn usual lor the season and i prospects for Vlntcr forage are j .''good.''.-- 1 tl rr CROP Sunday To be Observed Churches in 13 More Agricultural States To Join in Services DAYTON. O,, Nov. 4. (AP) — Churches in 13 more ugr.cultu.-a] suites will observe "Crop Sunday Kov. G as a syinbo. lof the Cluis- tiau brotherhood expressed througr feifi.s to the needy overseas. The observance is sponsored by the Hural Overseas Fru- gi:i]u (CROP), which is conducting its annual, nationwide drive lor food. CHOP seeks 3,500 railroad carloads of bulk farm commodities for overseas relief. Stales which will observe the day Sumiiiy are Arkuiusit^, Colorado, own. Louisiana, the tn-stulc area f MttrvLaud, Delaware and Kuiuh- i n New Jersey, New York and Northern Now Jersey, Mlnne.suta, Nebraska, Ohio. Vlrglnlrt and Wisconsin, t>i tits which already have observed CROP Sunday include lUi- nols, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan. Missouri, Noi'th Dakota, South Carolina and South Dakota. Oilier slale.7\vill take note ot the 20 Percent Tax On All-Fur Coots Effective March 1 WASHINGTON, Nov 4—^—Tho Internal Revenue Bureau yesterday postponed until March 1 the effective date of n ruling clamping Ihc 20 per cent sales tax on nll- I'ur coats without exception. The postponement was 1 hi response to protests from inanUIac- Uncvs and 'mertlvAuls. They cUilui- fd they would suffer loss unfairly unless given time to dispose of stocks acquired before the nil Ing The original ruling, made known Wednesday and intended to be immediately effective, svas designed ''. lo plug, a loouuole In the law under which some all-fur coats had gone tax free along with fur- trhnmci. cloth coals. It provided that: 1. There ciin Ue no exception lo the requirement that all-fur coats be 1 'subject to Ihe 20 per cent tax on retail vahH 1 . f'ur-trimmod clot I; con Is, on the other hand, will not he subject to tax if they meet this condition: thai Ihe second mrwl vnlmih.o component ol the coat he worth at least as third as much as the fur part. 1800 I MONTHLY SALES AND REDEMPTIONS SHORT SHORTHORN—Gene Holier shows oil Ferdinand, one of Ihe herd of dwarf cattle he found in a. secret "lost canyon" near Jamestown, N. D. Fcrdin:inc. is 28 inches high and weighs 225 pounds. Veterinarians, say he's a pcrfccl. dwarf Hereford, about two years old. At that age, Ferdinand should be an excellent source of minute steaks and short ribs. Call letters of amaterr radio stations ahvnys include a number. Tiiat is to identify tlie district in which they are located. Engineers have worked U out that two television stations opernl- j ing 01: separate' clisiniiels can use i the.snmc nntcnnn lower. 1 K utqinrters here s»id. Some 75,000 individual churches arc pxUicipating in the observance, which includes special .sermons and prayers for the campaign. 1 CROP is sponsored by Catholic 1 Rural Life, Church World Sen'ice [ <22 Protestant denominations) mul; Lutheran World Relief, Begun iti < 1917. it already, has collected and shipped abroad 59,000 tons of food. Gets More Water From Peschtera ROME —01*>— Modern Roman: Iiavo piped the \vateis of Ihe PCS- t'hiera river (o their city, Thi new water supply is sorely: needed During the pnst summer thi water shortage was acute. Manj homes had to depend on. t lie pubH< fountains for their supply and pic Admitting such, n development might come some' day, un^incer* cl'Asslf jr "siueUovistoH" as "still sdcmlfuiEilly unproven." j lur es lineri up in of the fountains appeared often Ii ucswapers. The new aqueduct i as kilometers loug, with a capucit: of 34,503 tons every 24 hours. Get Casting LITTLE ROOK, N O v. Pl'iifl for estftblishinc B dift casting factory nt Jacksonville were announced here yesterday. Norman A. Parker. nresid-?nt of the Parker White Metals Co.. Erie. 'Pn.. said the plant to be known as the Southwest Die Casting Co.. will occupy a for'mpr JacksonyiH*? ordnance plant buildinEi and will represent nn Investment of about $5nt).OCO. , . He said it will manufacture auto- ^iDobilc, electrical and machine )art=; of aluminum nnd 7\nc and • eventually employ about 250 persons. HERE'S THE COM! THAT GET! HOW... MUDDY FI fl T T «*•* f•«*• on !M» W fc » „,,« farm fin>i*fr> ing. ... read horr lo ••»* with the Farm Incnm* Privilege, b« safe wMh th* Prepayment Re»*rv«. Ask n.t for ih i» new booklet prepared by ihe leader m Ihe field. The KqniiabU t ?«_»__ F- . . TERRY ABSTRACT & REALTY CO. 213 W. Walnut Phone 23S1 Ulytheville You Can Tell the Difference in Good Shoe Repair ftLlTY SHO€ SHO. hi w. MR IN ST. 3 and 4-Row i^n/k^i ^« Yes, you don't have to wait for dry weather to get those soybeans out of the fields. The great new Massey- Harris Self-Propelled Combines can go into any field, regardless of how muddy it is, and harvest the beans. But, don't take our word for it ... come out to the 61 Implement Co. as soon as possible for a demonstration and we'll prove that it can be done! We have one combine here for demonstration, and several en route-from the factory ... so come in soon, see this combine in action, and place your order. And there's . far more than that to one of these 3 and 4-row^combines. They're large capacity, volume combines that . can do the job fast; in addition, you'll like the ease of . operation because, to increase speed there's no shifting of gears . . . you just move the lever forward. But, above all, don't let your beans stay in the fields any longer . . . get a Massey-Harris Combine and the mud won't bother you. • TIME IS PRECIOUS — DON'T DELAY COME IN FOR A DEMONSTRATION TODAY! 61 IMPLEM North Hiwoy 61 Phone'2142 JFMAMJJASONDJFMAMJJASONOJFMAMJJA 1947 1948 19« SAVINGS BOND.SALES—During the first eight months of 1049, Ihe excess of bcmU sales over redemptions broujjhl $1,300,000,000 into the U S. Treasury. The ch.itt above, bused on data from the National Industrial Conference Board, shows comparison of monthly sales and redemptions'of Series K, F and G bonds from Jan., 1917, through Aug.. 10-18 The,sharp increase in sales in July, 19-18, was cviusod by ;i spcciiil temporary offering o! F and G bonds to certain investors in excels of limitations then in effect. Lincoln City Hall Gives Santa a Cold Shoulder LINCOLN. Nub. (AP)—The Lincoln city hall has finally given Santa Claus Hie cold shoulder. At one (hue there were 16 fireplaces In the venerable structure. One by one they were removed ana me last of the 16 was taken out this fall. In recent years they had served only ax a,place U> hang stockings during employes' Christmas parties. DUROCS BRED GILTS 25 Head Purebred $50 each akcd Pedigrees Found n Australian Imports SINGAPORE — (H'i— The Milla-' an Kennel Association proMsts hat, dogs with from Australia. It has decided lo accept no more EX;gist rations from Australian-bred dogs without an export pedigree froiii the Royal Agricultural' Soc- faked pedigrees are | lcly K ennel club of New South Casflio Bros. Luxora, Ark. Ph. 2067 imported into Singapore ; Wales. With Higher Priced Tractors Sf f WHAT YOU Gf T In a Delivered to your farm compSeteSy serviced, Ready So Go W0wy*1336 19 I <*/ W \J UP TO MONTHS TO PAY FARM EQUIPMENT Russell Phillips Tractor Co. South Highway 61 Alien Hdrdin, M 3 r. Phone 2171

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