The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 2, 1950 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 2, 1950
Page 10
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FA<M TEN rait) AY, JUNE iH.YTHEVIU,K (ARK.) COIJRrER NEW! Control of Weeds To be Stressed Work with Chemicals Will be Studied at Stoneville Conference MEMPHIS. June 2 — Chemical weed control, which one day may eliminate us many as six to eleven cultivations a year, will receive special emphasis at the National Cotton Council's fourth annual Bcltwide Cotton -Mechanization Conference at Sloneville, Miss., July 13-14. Harold A. Young, council president snd conference chairman, said this week. The more than 600 representatives of government, industry and agriculture expected to attend the conference will consider research done on chemical weed control during pre-plalltlng, pre-emergencc, and post-emergence stages of Hie crop. "Much progress has been made In the development of suitable chemicals to control weeds in cotton fields." Mr. Young .said. "At the Delta Branch Experiment Station at Stoneville tests have been run on more than 200 different petroleum fractions and 30 other types of lierbicidai agents. Siiccejful control attained in these experiments has resulted in definite recommendations for use of chem- icah during the post-emergence period." More Research Needed The Cotton council leader said ; that /urilicr research ts e-ssentlal before any recommendations can be made on use of chemicals to control weeds prior to the time the i _ cotton plant emerges iro:n the soil. DQlfV "Pre-emergence application of chemicals would be an ideal answer to weed control but as yet It is in On Missco Farms Ctiunty Agenl Keith 3. Hilbri-y THE JUDGE STEPS OUT—Judge Roy Bean steps impatiently out of his special airplane at Chicago, having completed an 8000- mile air tour of 30 states. The Judge is a 1200-pound Hereford steer that won grand championship honors and sold for $11.50 a pound at the 1949 Inlermitiomil Live Stock Exposition in Chicago. Wilh the prize steer are United Air Lines pilot, Captain R. E. Parcel, R. J. McLaughlin ami handler Henry Gilgillnn. Name Changed For 4-H Club's CHfCAOO. June 2.— Annoimce- . .— - nieut has been made by the Nation- the research stage," Mr. Young ex- ("' <-H Club Committee of changes plained. "New methods of using l' 11 ' ne name and awards of the 4-H current herbicides must be developed and a-search for newer and better materials should be acceler- , »ted." Moro effective weed control Is an essential to maximum mechanisa- tion, th> cotton leader concluded. H« pointed out that- weed control »nd cultivation Is second only to harvesting In number of man-hours required in the cotton production cycle. Dairy Production program. Now named the National Achievement Program, awards have been increased to a maximum of four sterling silver medals icr winning members in cncli participating county. The State champion's award will be a gold watch. Sectional awards also have been increased to 12 educational trips to the National 4-H Club Congress hi Chicago. The national awards re- the same—six $30fl college schola:ships All awards are provided by Lederle laboratories Division. American Cyanamid Company Arkansas lias accepted the pro- uram fcr 1050 which will be conducted under the direction of the Cooperative Extension Service. Among tiic program's objectives is to help 4-n Club members understand the lull meaning of cleanliness, sanitition and animal health as applied to the production and care of milk and dairy products. The participants arc encouraged to practice these principles at home as well as demonstrate them in their community Also, they learn to appreciate UIB contribution of science and its application to the dairy industry. U. S. dairy herd Improvement associations cover more than a nill- A New County Asent Hddic chandler is now county agent in Garlund County. Mr Chandler has just finished two years as a good iissistunt agent la North Mississippi County. He was determined to he a county a- scnt. This I know, because he turned down several other interesting opportunities in other fields. He got a great pleasure on" of helping farm people to help tiicrn selves. Eddie look DIP attitude t!in( no program is so good liml it cannot be improved, He cnjoyeci taking a project and carrying It out in a manner better than expected lie had the good quality of talking farm leadership into or show-i"? them (he way to do something, thc'i giving them all the credit for ihe accomplishment. I think Edrt'r- wilj mnkc a good county accnt in Arkansas. Hot Springs' gain is oui loss. News Scoop The June issue of the Farm and Ranch .squalls about the New Yor'K World Telegram stealing some of their big news. The World Telegram brought information out in the open that certain InfluviUial people are talking about Allan Kline, president of tjie American I'arm Bureau, being presidential ! timber. The Southern Agriculturist claims they had heard the comment from "some good Democrats and good Republicans, too", and when they talked to Mr. Kline about it he asked that the matter not be discussed in print and that ns president of the American Farm Bureau he could not be interested ill running lor olfice. He said that holding the Farm Bureau offic-n placed him under moral ablations to stay out of politics. v Well, anyway, it is a compliment to Mr. Kline but if lie is that good, maybe he would be worth more' to the farm people and to America to continue as president of the Farm Bureau, consumers should know It. If a sheep grower gave away the •.vool fo,- a $50. suit, it will still cost $34.44. if he gave the tobacco away in a pack of cigarettes, the pack would still cost 17 : ;i cents. If the wheat farmer gave his wheat away, a loaf of bread would still cost 14.7 cents. The labor and marketing cost of farm products represents the 'ion's share of the consumer's dollar In the market place. This is the reason' farmers are not getting rich as some people think. Farm Visils I h;)d a very pleasant risit with Mr. and Mrs. Robert childrcss, three miles East of Leachvil'.e. last Monday. [ was cnroute to their place during that awful dust storm Monday afternoon. As long as I was in and around ;ome of George (lay's locust trees the dust was not too bad but when I got a\s*ay from one of the.-e shclterbclts, I almost choked I saw Mrs. Childless' nice strawberry jMiich so i asked them if l might buy some. They said. "No they are all sold, but you might t some with us before you leave " After l had eaten all the straw- aiul thick cream f cou!d iflki, i felt like my pet toad frog looked after I rolled it in a indful of buckshot. I apologized fo r eating so much, especiajly since I had not been able to help Mr Childress with his problem. Mrs] Childrcss came to my rescue and said. "Oh. yon have helped us I have been able to grow good cucumbers evey year since you told me to dust them with rotenone " Then they showed me their 20- foot home freczm- almost filled with strawberries, meat, vegetables and tile like. These people are really Cotton Group Opposes Hike In Freight Rates POETAGEVILL.E Mo,, June 2— The Missouri cotton Producers Association went on record UILS week opposing a nine ceiu per hundred pound freight rate increase on soybeans, corn and wheat shipped from this section to New Orleans for export, Tom Baker, president of the group has declared! "The freight rate increase is proposed by the Cotton Belt, Frisco Missouri Pacific and Dock Island railroads," said Mr. Baker,' id there will be a hearing in St. Louis Wednesday. lor the purpose of scaring all interested parlies The Missouri Cotton Producers Ass<yi- atton will have two representatives attend the hearing, protesting (he rate increase." Mr. linker declared. "That If the rate increase is allowed it will cost the grower.? of this section thousands and thousands of dollars.' Here's Our New 1'hoiie Number 6817 CITY. DRUG CO. l Love Our Plowermj Kl.YTHKVlUi t FLOWER MART Mrmphfe (Kw», Phone CM2 Jiving. Good IIO£s On the way to Mr. Childress 1 I passed a pasture full of good looking Duroc hogs, on the way back I stopped to see whose hogs they were and what they were feeding them Well, it turned out to be George Zunnvalt, one of my -1-1 Club toys, and his family. Sure enough the hogs were on a balanced ration that included protein supplement in addition to their corn i know hogs coulo r.ot loo that good without being on a bai anced ration. They have a goo,, registered boar for sale. Someboay ought to buy him before he goes to market. Are Termites Ruining Your Property? Government statistics say ( Termite damage was second only („ f irc in (he Ulli|e() s , alcs _ We wj)| make an iiispoclfon and K i ve you an cslimale, if needed wilhonl cosl. o..r work is licensed by (he Arkan- -sas Slate Planl Honrd-we have 12 years of experience (o ifiiai-imfcc you satisfaction. FREE INSPFCTSON lion now. 1 ) READ WHAT CHARLES LUTES SAYS ABOUT THE EVERSMAN COTTON C! • "I put the first EVRRSMAN CHOPPER to work in oui- fields when the plants wore up about 2 to 3 inches, it was 100% successful, and, after word of Ha performance got around [ had farmers from as far as fifty miles away stop to see it work." "H is almost impossible to believe that any machine could do as perfect a job until it is seen. My machine chopped fields looked just like hand chopping except the work was more uniform. On -100 acres it saved me over three times its cosl this year." Charles Lutes Ulylhcvillc, Arkansas You can reduce your "hiifh cost" man hour requirements in growing ,:ottoii with an EV- ERSJIAN. As Mr. Lutes loiiud an Kvei-sinnn chopped field was more uniform than hand chopped work and he avoided the large cash outlay necessary for hand labor Kurdicrmorc, he has holh the res nils—and his KVBKSMAN CHOPPER to use year after year. Power Driven revolving Knives work like a hand hoe to place plants, weeds and grass in between the rows and eliminate slipping and skidding on crusted or clodded ground. The Eversman chopper is driven from the power takeoff. No ground driven wheels, no deplh levers to adjust. No steering. l) 0 w,, the row chopping. One Man and your present tractor ctiops 30 acres'a day and permits you to finish Hie job at the right time, independent of t|, c j ; ,i, or supply and rate. COME IN TODAY FOR FULL DETAILS Sou^h Highway 61 Blyfheville Cotton Inserts Word from Dr. Lincoln this morning says that the emergence or boll weevil in Louisiana and Sontli Arkansas appears later than average. H is really too early to tell what • damage Arkansas may suffer from • boll weevil. Possible dry weather July and August may again prevent boll weevil from reaching North Mississippi County. I continue to hear reports that someone locally has seen a boll weevil this Spring. I challenge anybody to show me. a cotton boll weevil taken In North Mississippi County. Dr. Lincoln also reported that small numbers of cotton leaf worms have appeared In Cameron County in the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. So far as I know, this is I the earliest date that leafworm-s j have appeared In Texas. These I things progress slowly from Texas ; to the North and East and it is I possible that we might have leaf- worm damage this fall, if they should reach this area by September they could do some real damage because we will have a lot of late cotton for them,to work on. Fortunately, they nre easily control- Eed by calcium nrsenate dusting. Consumer's Iloltor The farmer gets a mighty small amount of the consumer's dollar. Farmers should remember this and r n" farm lin;ino ">K • • • rrntl Imw in ., avo xilh I he K ilrm Income I rivilc K c, IN-, safe willi |!, c I repayment Kcscrvc. Ask »» for Itiis ncw toon",., prepared hj il, c Ira.lcr in «I|J llrl,). The Knnii.bU l-ilc Assurance Soricij-. TERRY ABSTRACT & REALTY CO. 21 3 W. Walnut Phone 2381 Blytheville CLOSED SATURDAY AFTERNOON JUNE 3 L. K. Ashcraft Co H. C. Rlnnken.ship . . 309 Kasl Kentucky U J. Zcller .. Phone 2350 or 3S79 Railroad & Cherry The Strongest GRAIN BIN Made The Martin "Husky Gaint" is U. S. Gov't. approved —wcallicr-proof, fireproof, ratproof. Designed especially for soybean growers, this storage bin contains more steel than any other, fhe 2'/ z in. corrugation prevents bulging and sagging. Sold by Blytheville Soybean Corp. Blyrheville phone 6856 TRUCK BEDS Made from the Finest Oak BARKSDALE MFG. CO. Coll 6911 for Blytheville TIN SHOP 111 North First We offer complcfe Sh*et Me(al service . gin, oil mill & feed mill work, house gutters, duct work. Call Taylor l.aylon, shop manager. DEARBORN LIFT-TYPE The 320 stee] fingers nn this Rotary Hoc really rfig unrfer young wccclfl and flip (hem out on lop of (lie grimml. Allnrhcd (o Ihe Ford Tractor, this T 4" wide hoe can cover 30 acres n day. In addition to first cultivation on row crops, tins implement Is ideal for cultivating drilled crops, .such lift Alfalfa or clover, breaking up rmy soil crusl which may have formed. Also used for preparing seed beds in si lib Me mulch farming. By changing (he hitch, spiders rotate In revers* direction for use a* n treader in heavy stubble and other crop residue without clogging. Can b» attached to Forri Tractor In fit seconds. Ask us About It. When you buy "DEARBORN* you buy QUALITY ,32 AS5EMK11E5- 320 SflNGERS-A close-up of Just one of (lie 32 "hoe" nssemlilirs, Specially He- dg»cd to gel wcfdit-FASTI Russell Priiijips Tractor Co., Inc. ALLEN HAKIUN, Manager Highway 61 South ISlylheviHe RUSSELL PHILLIPS TRACTOR CO. LEACHVILLE, ARK. j. A . DAVIS, fllgr. mu DIN JBL CHSCK5RBOAED CHUCKLES • From Your Purina Dealer ITS MY FIRST ONE '!! WHATS SHE SO £GG-CIT£0 ABOUT ?t THATS NOTHING... WE'RE ALL DOING AS WELL THANKS TO PURINA GROWENA "/ HELP YOUR PULLETS LAT EARLY EGGS THIS YEAR! Early (all eggs are worth money k> you! That's when egg puces are usually highest! Growcna-fed pullets laid at 20 weeks . . . laid 21 extra (all eggs more than straight grain- fed pullets. Stop in today (or Purina Growena L. K. Ashcraft COMPANY J-i ttiinK South oi He pot S .

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