The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 7, 1943 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 7, 1943
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FRIDAY, MAY 7, 1943 Published Every Friday In the . tatwest of Farm Families of TU»|| Agricultural Section. BLYTJ1BV1LLE (AKK.)' COUKHCH NEWS-FEA1 &&. ^; > For Better FtrmJm Fttiund For Thi» S«ctioo'i pro. ™ Soil Should Be Worked After Eacli Rain To Retain Needed Moisture Conscrvnlloii of moisture • Is an hiiporlanl factor lo whlcli the P-.ill Uiirdener sliotltd give coiusidci'alloii from now- until plunting-lime, V. W. Willis, Univei'silv of Arknn.siis College of 'Agriculture, lias advised J. J. Pk'kre.n, county agent. rihis Is V simple mailer for the fanner who lias lots of good garden soil niicl horse power, the iisso- ciate horticulturist, says. The soil should be plowed and harrowed a few days aflcr each rain until time for planting Pall crops. This will keep (town the weeds and conserve tho water that is In Ihc soil. Loose surface soil catches and holds .rain Unit- would otlimvlsc nm off, Watts points oul, which makes U Important to prepare Ihc surface after each rain in order to net Hie most, benefit, from the next shower. Such a practice, which Is n modification of the dry fanning system used in semi-arid regions, gives n secribert with nliinulant moisture for germination of seeds and growth of late Summer and Mail crops. This method, however, is not, applicable for Iliu gitrdciUM- with llmit- I'd space. He must pul his Rill crops into land Iliat has already produced Spring and early Summer vegetables. If he has an abundant supply of nmnlii!; water, he can artificially replace the moisture taken from the soli uy early crops. Refuse from the early crops should 1)0 cleared away, and a feiv days before planting the Kill garden, It is essential [hat the- ground bo soaked thoroughly and deeply, advised Mr. Walls, , If water for irrigation la noL Available, the gardener should con- i serve every drop of rainfall tlirouiili- .rnil tlie Summer. One way of dolns 'this. Mr. Waits says, is to keep the plot free from weeds, since they absorb llm moisture from the Mules arc more widely used. In Mississippi Cuunty (linn in miy other comity in the United Slates. Taking llm lead in 1930, farmers liave continued to work more mules (him any other'county despite the increased use of imtclilncry on farms. This record., issued by the, United Sillies Deparlineiil' 'of Agriculture for 1940; is a striking example of n county continuing "lhe_ tenant, method of funning lo n yveal ex- lent, it Ls said, ; Mississippi Cwmly, which long lias held the world's record for the largest rotton-growlng comity and now adds the mule rccprd lo its achievements, 'demonstrates that labor is not being VmV off farms by wider use of 'machinery,, It has been pointed old, alfjicugU the check was made more tliini two We Buy Loan Cotton Geo. H. McFadden & Bros, ftg'cy. Over Koruurs l)ni K store - P. O. Box 21S, Blythcvillc, Ark. E.G. PA1TON rj» 0 .i«9ffi BAKER L. WILSON PAINT OVER OLD WALlPflPER PRIES IN 1 HOIIR-WASHABl • Here ( ar,e. tour' adynntages of Pittsburgh's amazing nevs' iypc of '-paint: •..-....•. • 1. One coat of Techide is usually sufficient-may be applied right over wallpaper, dingy plaster, on basement walls, etc. . 2. Comes in paste form. Add water, and one gallon of Techide paste makes I'/i gallons of paint, enough to cover an average room. 3. Easy to apply and'quick to dry. 4. Washable — stays spotless with ordinary soap and water. Redecorate yourrooms at small cost with Pittsbnrgh Techide. On sale £•; A Complete Slock of Pittsburgh Paints You don't pay hr \va1:r in TecJiEi/e, You add if yourself and IQVQ money. One cation of TecniVc r.:=" t-. IN I COLORS AND WHITE, MISS. COUNTY LUMBER CO. (Formerly Ark-Mo Lumber Co.) |1|10IIC ' 14r ' 1801 W. Main Mules Still Popular On Farms 01 County Despite Machine Age years ago, Second In ihu list of 100 h'ndhifi farm comities of (he mil Ion Is llojlvar County, Miss., which WHS fourth In the IBM census. Mississippi County, late In 1040, liad 17.SCT umle.s on Its fiij-ms cum- iwivil with 19,441 mules In 1030 to .show dial while the number of mules decreased, (he decline was not as great as In other counties. In liollvar County, Ilicro were 12.018 mules when Ilic last census wns taken, compared with 16,999 10 years iigo. Sunllciwer 'County, Miss,, which ranked Ililrd in 1040 compared lo elBhlh In 1830, had 12,280 when Ihe cheek was made In comparison with 3000 more In 1930. The records were for mules ing in age from three months lo 23 months. Farm Woman's Colnmu Fresh (mils .to cat—vllamln rich and full of refreshing juice, nrc one of the plcasu'res of .summertime, but these-fruits often leave ii tell-tale mark 911 table-linen and clothes lhat bccome.s. an ugly slain unless prompt action Is'taken, Miss Colcman, county htiiuc demonstration agent, /advised this week, ' ' •'•" As part of tltc wartime campaign in conserve cloth, Miss Coleman offered the follqwing tips on lemovinit fruit stains from cottons and linens. ' . '* ' " " Shut working : on'Vtaihs while they are still fresh "and damp, if passible. They arc, harder lo get oul oiu-c they have dried. In any case, remove stains licfbrc Ihc fabric is laundered. Alkllis, such as in soap, and the heal from Ihe flntiron ".set" some fruit'and berry slaias, making !(licm UifTicult and sometimes even impossible lo remove, . Boiling watci will .remove mosl fruit stums from 'while or color- fail eolton or linen;-'cxdcpl" those from ponchos, .pears, .and plums. To treat all stains bill the lust three, stretch ihc stained fabric over a bowl, and 'fasten with a it cannot slip olf.-Then pour an Ihe water from a height of 3 pi 4 feet, so,'it; strike's the slain with force: If •necessary,' rub the fabric between .npplicalions. of •- .•..; ..ground.' Also the 1 ' moisture (msiy be conserved by.,keeping; .,a sli.allpw mulch of loose' (.orison orrthe v 's<ir- iacc of the garden to catcli Ihc rain, ft is important, that early crops not lie set loo closely in Ihc rows, for such a practice not only crowds the plants and reduces yields of quality, but the soil Ls robbed of moisture ami nutrients. ' If all of these recommendations arc observed, Mr. Wat.ts says, a garden cai| be expected"16 prdducc excellent .Sprlni; and early •.Summer vegetables, and in ilipst sca.sons will produce. satisfactory yields of all vegetables as well. • boiling wilier, lo help loosen Ihe stain. Sometimes even wurm>'nlcr will work successfully In leihovlni! a stain. If Ihc .stain Is not completely gone when the water Irealment is finished, rub a Hide lemon Juice on 'the spot, and pm llm fabric In Iliu sun lo blench. ' Use a cold water and glycerine treatment for fresh peach, pear, and plum stains on cotton and linen. Sponge (he slain 'we'll "with cool water, then put several drops of glycerine on Ihe sluln—enough to cover Ihc stain. Work In by rubbing the fabric between (lie bands. Let it stand lor .several boms, ihen pul on a few drops of vinegar. Allow the vlnegVr lo remain for n minute or'two and then rinse well In water, N 1 o T 1 (; i<; ' Notice Is hereby given lluiC'llic undersigned will wilhln the lime fixed by law to apply to Hie Commissioner of Revenues of '(he state of Arkansas for a penult 1 0 sell beer at retail al Highway No 01, Blylhcvlllc, Mississippi Comity. The undersigned slates lhat he Is a citizen of, of jjood i moral clinrnclcr, that he hns never been .convicted of a felony or olh- IT crime involving moral turpitude; that'no license to sell beer-by'the undersigned has been I Revoked within rive years last past; •••-'and that the undersigned has,, never been convicted of violating the laws of Hits stale, or n ny other Mate, relating to Ihe sale bPalco- olic liquor.?. l ' HAL FLETCHKH. , Subscribed and sworn lo before Glh day of. Mnjvidia, >... MAGIC use New beauty for furni- lurc, walls, woodwork. E«$r to mppl]r ; »nd kctp -(••• ' cltan/ THE EAnE«T-TO.B*Z John Miles Miller Co. Distributor J5ii Hr IP( V^D f UNTIMELY DELAYS! U W Oiicraling a sluggish tractor in limes like these is inviting costly tic- lavs lost motion, and untimely breakdowns. Bo sure you're ready, come what may—let our factory-trained service man inoculate your tractor with extra poWer and pep for another season of hard work. For surprisingly little expense to you, we'll go over your Iraclor^thpr- oughly . . . lighten up all loose parts replace old ones with genuine John Deere-parts . . . give the engine a complete tuning up . . • clean the tractor IhorougWy •;: an(i repaint it. It will come back looking and working almost like new. Let's talk it over the next time you're in town. You can t aflord lo overlook this service now. ,. , niyllicvillc—Ph. 434 MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO. - Osccol»-M>. Z44 ONLY GENUINE JOHN DEERE REPAIR PARTS Nqtnry Public. -My commission expires: l-'lG-47. 5-7-43 FACES FEED SJRM5 Increased Number Of Livestock On Farms Will Cause Problem ArkmiMs funnels m-u finding H ullfli'iilt lo purchase lulcqvmle supplies ot feed now, and with an In- cmisecl number of livestock on fiirms in Mils stale, Ihoy arc likely I" eNprrleiii'o svcn greater dllfl- citlty in obtaining feed during the winter of l!14;t-44. A reran fiirn) Inventory shows a 22 per cent Increase over u year ngi> hi the number of hoes, and a seven per ecu! Increase III the iinin- her of calllc. If Ihc 1043 pcr-iicre yields o[ feed cro]>s equal the 1U31- •*t averanes, the Arkunsus corn crop will he 80 per cent of last, year's production, and Ihe out crop will he HO per cent. • •• A .similar situation exists hi Ilic rmllon as n wliolc. With average feed-crop yields UiLs yeiir, Ihe nation's farmm will have 11 |»r cent less feed Uuin In 1042 to feed 5 per cent more aulmnls. Arkansas fturn- crs Usually Import large (itinntitles ol feed from the mldwEsteru slates. Hecenl reports Indicate lhal inld- westciii fanners arc expniidnlg their prodiictloii of hogs and poultry lo the cxlcnl llmt praellcully nil of (heir 1043 corn crop will be used hi thai area. TliLs means Hint. Avk- misns fKi'tncis miiy not be :il)lo lo purchase In 1943-44 as much fcci! from outside Ihe stale ns they did ID the 1942-4:) scnson. On March 1, rcporUs from fmm- ers IhroiiKhout Ihe Untied Slntos indicated llml they would plant In 1SW3 G |icr cent more acres of corn and one per cent, li'.ss ncrcs of onls ami bnrlcy Ihiui In 1042. Crop yields were unusually hhjh In 1042, nnd, If 1943 yields arc only average of the Inst, few years, the 1043 production ot corn will equal only 8'J per cent of HID 1012 proilucllon. The 1043 oal crop has been esll- mulcil al 8(i per cent of Ihe 1542 record production. ! production of oilseed men! nnrf ciikc for feeding In 1S43 will he nboul li.200,000 Ions, whlcli Is 185,000 Ions-less thnn Ihe uniount fed during the 1942-43 scnsons. Oilseed meal and cake stocks have been sharply reduced during Die past yenr. Blocks ol cottonseed meal and cake In February. 1041, totaled 254.000 tons; In February, 1942, 370,- OOD tons; nnd in February, 1043, only aboul "59,000 tuns. The pros- gectlvc serious shortage ol oilseed meal and cake Is particularly slg- Advises Thicker Cotton Illicit spacing cotlon Is nnu way to fight (he bull weevil and other collon Insects, nn,| n i ||, c Sllme linn l(l ri'Ht'vc Ihe labor shortage, poinl.s out j. j. pickren, county Hgcnl. Kxiieilmeiii.s conducted by Ihe University «[ Arkansas College of Agriculture, lie says, revealed llial Ihrec plains per hill mado W per ccnl mure collon than one plant per hill. Tliu distance between hills wns a hoe's width. Also, lie Kfij's. the thicker spaced collon was nine per cent earlier than Ihu stand with 0110 plain per Three planls per hill, will) hills a hoe's width apart In three foot rows, gives about 13,450 plants per acre, which, Hie couuly agcnl Nays, scorns lo be nlmost Ideiil .spacing for collon, Instead of growing liirne vegetative brandies, thickly spaced col- ton devotes its plant fowl to the selling of an early crop of bolls, the county agent iKnlalns, Uy forcing collon |ilauls to [mil early In Ihe sen.soii, lie mys It Is often possible lo gut al. least a portion of (lie bolls lough enough to withstand boll weevil attacks. These same early bolls 'imiy also reach lln; maturity singe aheiul of the cotlon leaf worm In late Sum 1 1IHT. Kurly fruiting, Hie comity agent says, also means early opening, und conscipionlly, an early picking sen- son, Hi HII eiirly plt;kln R liorc lime is available to j • - ' "*b!li. pUVC .. v..y.,u.. tlie nnrvesi period »n curly ylMng so/tson «!.£ Sljles fewer |xx>plc to pick moic cotton. M0t hfr AduiHn St v#n iSS Mis. Wise *» s _ rerently hci'caved • Our Bnliliera arc sure #M lo fel FLIT —and all our oilier "i!|icr-Blayiiig inscoticiileE. They're real wenjmna of war on in.iny inaccl-infcatcil battlefronts. Their upraynf death kills mm? foul foreign insccls just as Kl.IT )>lil7.c3;)-o:irh<HiBeholcl peatohere at dome! FLIT hns the hiRlicnl raling rsh'lilisTieil'fnr honscholrl insri:- tidilca liy the National of Sl.imlar<l3...lhe \\ Haling! Insist on FLIT.,. the tlmil»le-A killer. liny 3 Iiollic —loiiay! FLIT Wayne Chicfc and Poultry Feeds Insist on Wayne quality when buying feeds of all kinds. HAYS STORE "F«nn«r'i II In Rlylhevillc * MonH<«" . tor most Arkunsus dtrui- s 1 bnldiicc tliclr rnlloti.t with oilseed pro<hicls. The niillou's fnrmers will have In (lie 1043-44 .season 0 per cent mo>'c animals to Iced limn llley dltl In the lfJ42-'!3 season. The 5 per cent Increase in the number of uulmiils will likely ci'iiiilc a .similar Increase hi Ihe demand for feetsluffs. Hlj'h- er livestock mid livestock products prices aloni! with the diversion ol iinluinl protc'lns to other uses will likely Increase Ihe demand lor feed grains and oilseed products another 5 per cenl. If these estimates prove anywhere near correct .anil the 1043 crops yield arc avernue of (.he ptrsl tew years. , the .supply of, feed will \iu hmdi:- (Hiiile. To meet the Incrcnscd demand tor Iced In the 1943-44 'season, we would need al lensl 133 more million bushels of corn, ft* more million hushtls of onls, 13 more million bushels of grain surghi nnd 823 thousand tons more ot oilseed cake and meal. For Light, Fluffy BISCUITS Insist On SHIBLEY'S Best Flour Your Grocer Has It! WAR BONDS & STAMPS Are Your Beit Buy! , HIAITH-QUALITIES IN'VEGETABLES COME /WSOIU *r *^r^*^ ^2S^ ^-.-o /? 'jj'HE minerals tdal make vegetables so healthful U come from the soil. That's why vegetables grown in soils rich in plant foods are more flavorful . . . make better eating, and prove to bo better sources of minerals and vitamins for your diet. VIGORO VICTORY GARDEN FERTILIZER is a complete plant food. Use it to supply your vegetables with all of the elements they require from tha soil for finest growth ... big yields . . . top quality. You are in for a new appreciation of vegetable goodness if you feed them complete plant food. . . , ClM*, *M**>> MIT mi «e*Mmol t« KM, it i> a infect »f Si*14 Cmfiiiy. HUBBARD HARDWARE CO. ,-•-. ...„, ,no. llTCmiy liftCt oilier slsln aiul her husband — '•. .'C. , •; While n four-fold' increase'*'!* ' population of the natI6h 'occurred between loco and 19+0, Sau Francisco bay area population Increased 15 times. • Swearengen & Co. MOT COTTON BKOKU8 - ' Mjth«tin«..Ark. , . For Sale COTTONSEED 12(52 V Ic 2-11 \ SOY BEANS Delias fl2!52 Kloncvillc 2 Wild'H JU Wild's 13 Arknoys LESLIE E. SPECK, Sr. Frenchman's lte>uu, Atk. Phone'2308* W« arc tiw AUTHORIZED DEALER for Uttr«.Lumin«B-th» NEW MIRACLE PAINT .'*.,....."' '-•''' . • • i Apply over wall paper One coal covers I jiLta averse room,,... Dries In 40 minutes Saves UP to 50* tmtrm i tadlit' Home lourntl, ••tttr Hom» A OariMM/ Amirlcin Homt, »lt.j.', '•nd lt«Mng n*wtp«p«f», *t ky rtu IhtM'i linm li*rfn tinlMhirtr ii Wiifr-K.rt tri*t\ Wltribitin«clifi«*ir If ' " DELTA LUMBER CO. 's Only Home Owned Lumber Company 1 204 N. Second::: Phone 497 ]| Published Uy The Delta ImpJcmcnt Co., Illylheville ' ~ ~ —— 1 — Delia IniplvmcnLs, Inc., i.s not closing i(s doors WednCMijay. afternoons along ,uU, other HlylheyiJIc business houses . . . Most f our .customers conic into 0111 shop during this busy season 'only when Ihey have urg- t'lit .and immediate need of parts ;tml re- liairs, and «-e feel thai we can best .serve (he needs of the f«rms and Ihe community by maintaining (l constant service. > ', -DI- Ihinvcr Alfiilfn Milling' Co., of SLc'elc, ins to list, ti _ 12 fool'truck .stake body for sitlo in lliis colutiin. It's in good iiMitlilionA Dl We stjll have a few pi^ tooth hiiiTo'ws'lcfl. in stock. Ymi'll need a ecrlificule lo IMIV t hesc. -01 .1. K.~ I'nrrisb, of Vnrbro, jctil dolivery lids' week on u nuw pickup hay press. Mr. J'sir- fisli plans lo ilu ciwloni hay bah'ng this season. If you're in .(he market for jiainl, see us. We've Miison I'aints al CI.OSIJ OU'I' |>racs 'I'hi.s is a gmtd-linc of uainl, and we'll stand behind every lot we sell. . .The (ruth of (he matter is we're going out of (lie nainl business — it doesn't fit in <>s well \vilh our line of merchandise as we had Imped. . - Dl- I,. H. Tatc, of Gosncll, 'has a used '/> Ion , Inlcrnalioiiiil Pickup for .sale. Mr. Palo has recently 'hud this Iruck pul in lip-lop condition. This end of Rlississippi County seems lo he in excellent condition on the !!H3 crop E,V- CKI'T for a real need, for a good so.jkin^ rain. Hot, dr,y winds of the past few da>s haven't helped things.a bit. TANK UP YOUR ALBUM OON'T HAVI IT STUCK N HALFWAY ff /•!• • t*4 TOOAYI

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