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,-., PAGE-FOUR BLYTIIEVJLLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 19-M PubHahed Every Friday In tbef Int^rtst of Farm Families'of Thli|| v Agricultural Section. '-FEAJURES Suggestions For Better Farming Featured For This Section 1 ! Progressive Farmers. Mite Treatment Ot Flocks Urged Seasonal Problem Can Be Lightened With Early Prevention As a control measuie lo prevent] " vc - Bilbrcy s»M. llicy arc not liur<i lo kcc]> In check 1C measures iuc tnkcn enrly !n Hie spring. Several treatments—some effective, others thai (to little good— have been recommended, the county agent slated; but the most commonly used one is a mixture of crankcnsc oil and kerosene uppltcd to the roosts, the back wnll of (lie licnliottse nnd In nny other i>lnre where miles nre found. This treatment Is Inexpensive l>iit nmsl ID repeated several times cadi season to be cffcc- a heavy Infestation of mites among the Blocks of Mississippi county Cnrbolliicum, n conl Inr propnra- tlon, he recommended as very ef- poultry producers later In the sen- fecllvc In the control of mites, one son, Keith J. Blibrey, county agent, application, If properly applied, us- urged them this week that Ircal- !ually being ample fo one year. Diment/ be started now. | rccllons for applying were outlined Wh'lle mites are .more or less n as follows: seasonal problem, he pointed out.' First, Ihc roosts and dropping they.-cause the most trouble dur-, boards should ue cleaned by Ihe ing the spring and summer months, removal of :is much cllrl and Small, gray, blood-sucking insects foreign materl.'il as possible. Tliei) that ^appear red when gorged with the carbollneum Blioulil be painted Wood, .they favor cracks, crevices, on the roosts, dropping boards, and and dhty places around the roosts on the buck wall of the chicken for breeding. : house one fool above nnd one loot Contrary to common belief, Mr. below the level of Ihe roosts. If Ihe An Opportunity of a Lifetime Fertilizer Will Speed Growth Of Plants Retarded By Weather Mississippi county Victory gardeners whose vegetable crops have been retarded in growth by I ho growth by tin; cool wet weather may need to apply additional fcr- llltecr. Miss Cera I-ce Colcman, county home demonstration agent, advised this week. Vegetable growers whose gardens are behind schedule because of late planllngs slow early growth may offset the slow start, Miss Colcnmn pointed out, by supply- Ing additional plant food. Nllrnle of .soda, ammonium nitrate, or Victory Garden Fertilizer can be used. 'I wo pounds of nlt- qualttles when cooked and served similarly to lima beans, The culture of edible soybeans, Miss Coleman explained, Is also quite similar to that of bush limn , n ;K. Plantings of the crop, however, should be delayed a week or two after the date for planting lima beans. Seed should be planted one and a half Inches deep, ami the plants should stand four to six inches apart In rows spaced from 18 to 24 inches apalt. A pint of seed ] should plant about 150 feet of rowl. Four or five pounds of mixed fer- tlliy.cr should be used for each 100 feet of row planted, Miss Coleman said. ir's . Arcadia Lodge on ^ ' • ' * : Beautiful Lake Kiilarney Arcadia, Mo. ^niong the Oenrk Hills In (he heart of Arcadia Valley—ninety miles Soiilh of St. Louis Is IT haunt where pleasure comes and worries cease—on Highway '(0, along the shore line of beautiful Jfeke Klllarncy—one of Ihe few beautiful lakes In Missouri--Is sll- (j^ted the, Arcadia Lodge. ...'..' ^ - ..• i|. -V ".-..'. t \ r enteei);years ngo Steve Mu'llcr aiid his wife taught this lodge. ..thai tin\c it consisted of °u:it'(5) bulldlngst 2z acres of land and e lake front. Today, the IjOdge K Dining Hall, n spacious Ijullrt- njg \\itlvtable seating-capacity for'110 people is surrounded with bb-ildlngs along the hill sldp and facing the Lake. There ai-e 20 cabins housing from'4 to 12 psbplc eticli. One apartincnt that will sjcep 10 jieople A Boat House and dock, Bathing Lockers, Cold Drink Stand, Power House, Work Shop, Laundry House, stable & GlilcV.cn•House, \Vcll.,Bulldlng, Garage nnd Public outside toilet Blinding ,'A total.'o'f 39 buildings capable of sleeping l'2t iieoplc at one tune,, A privately owned water.' pressure system Uirnlshcn $aler Unpractically;all builrilngs. Ea'i-li cot.Uge• has 'private, buliu and h completely fiiniishcd. including bedding A; linens. * ' '' Tables, chairs, silverware, linens, dishes & etc., to serve 110 persons fit one time. /-. ' Full kitchen and pantry equipment v.'U;: refrigerator service. One 22 foot steel hull launch. 24 H.P. Motor, scats 15 people, cost $150000, One canoe; 10 steel and 8 wood vow boats; 30 woolen bathing suiU, one Inlcuiiuionai pickup truck; many articles loo numerous to llst:.v-i-.i ,-;-• : • ; ; _..'.:. This Lodge h fully equipped and ready for the new owner to slop right into nn up-and-going business. A i Cry populai resort for St. Ixmis folks—had to turn people away last July & August—A real money maker—The present owners ha\e isached a point in life where they can Independently retire tp private life. ,* Everything on the premises, except personal belongings is included at the bargain price of $30,080.00. Terms $10,000.00 down • and time.cn balance. Here is a gold mine for a man and wife who wnnl to get In a real Up-and-going profitable business. Write or see T. II. Vlnyard Si?plar Blutt, Mo., for further information. : T. H, V1NYARD, RGQ! Estate =i •; - ' ; Poplar Bluff, Mo. rate of soda, ttr one pound of am monltim nitrate, m- two to four Hounds of Victory Garden Fertilizer to each too feel of row can be used. Uolh ammonium nitrate and nllrntc rif soda nre soluble,) Miss Coleman explained, and may lie oiqillcd to the top of the ground, an : | the materials will be issolvrd nnd carried down into he soil. When Victory Garden Fer- ill/cr is used, however, the mute'.«! should he worked Into the oil with Ihe hoc or cultivator. Early crops that need extra ap- 'lirallojw of fertiliser. Miss Colenan sikid, include Irish potatoes, "iifillsh peas cabbage, caullflow- r, broccoli, lettuce, spinach, ami icets. Miss Coleman also advised that x vegetable which should he given nore consideration by • Victory InnUmers is New Zcnlnml .snlimch. ike Swiss chard, New Zealand plnach prediiees. during the hot nmmcr months when most greens re not available, she said.. Although said. Prices of feed and labor arc Shorter ProfiSs Seen From Crop Price Of Cotton Has Not Kept Pace With Production Costs LIVESTOCK ON FARMS INCREASING 1944- CHANGE Several rather unfavorable factors confront the cotton grower as Ihe 1944 cropping season approaches, says Ross Mauney ot Ihc University of Arkansas College of Agriculture. The 1944 crop will be an expensive one to produce, the Extension economists in farm management j with' AtidrcV Fordf prosT<iing!'Twcn- the group singing "America" opwi- !ng the meeting. , Reports we were by the Club Captains. Jewel Scribner, Cotton captain, reported two members; Junior Scribner, Pig captain, five members; Max Johnson, call captain, reported 1; Fronia Hatley, gardening and canning reported, two; Lucille Hooper, clothing captain, reported four; Billic Ross, poultry captain, eight; Dorothy SVhillle, home Improvement captain, reported Ihree. The Home Demonstration agent, Mlts Cora Lee Coleman gave a demonstration on Club wortT. Keith Club Captains Report At Shady Grove Meeting A meeting or the Shady'Grove 4-H Club was held Tuesday April 11, with Betty Williams presiding. Twenty elghl club members were present. The group sang "America, The Beautiful," which was led by Johnnie Pierce, song cnplalu. Reports were given by the club captains. Dale Stewart, »Ig captain" reported on 14 members; Gerald Donner, calf captain, six; " Emma Brlnklcy, Gardening <& Canning I captain, reported on seven nilbrey, county agent, gave a talk , ,,..,' on insects. • ... mem- I'oultry Captain, Billtc j. reported on 12; Mary K' Ferguson, rci»rlcd nine. Miss Cora Lee Coleman gave a U. S. production of rayon in 1913 ; demonstration on cutlinc o'ultem approximated 058,000,000 pounds. I for clothing. ' 26 Attend 4-H Club Meeting At Redman , ! A meeiijig '< of the Fiedmim 4-H Club was ,jield Monday, April 17, ty four :• club members two 'I be club captains gave the fol- Long, col- ict n spinach, 11 does resewMe much higher, and It will bo ncces-'| leaders were present at this meet- hat vegetable In appearance ex- snr v for many farmers lo piirchnsc '| nE epl Hint It produces a much Inr-'morc feed nucl lo hire more labor r cr plant. The crop is rptirty tor than normally. Prices of seed nnd • • he first harvest in approxlmalely other farm supplies will be some • 8 days. About, Uiree inches of the higher than in former years, ips of .the branches arc' cut, for! 'Hie farm labor force is being re-':! cod since- this much of the stem duced dally as more and more men < unite tender. Huds in tluvaxlls Win the armed services or accept;' if Ihe leaves develop new growth industrial employment. Farmers] ton four in his , ,,„ „,, -- --.- _ „ . _- ..ciehbor- ;ced should be soaked in water hig towns. After this is done, Manor 2'1 hours before planting an ">ey said, extreme caution should KcrmlnuUon will be nulle slow be used against planting more cot- otliorivlse. The seed may be plant,-' <<"> than this force reasonably can «1 In the row nnd the plants later be expected lo chop and pick, thinned to stand la to 30 inches The const)niptlor- of cotton has apart, flows should be at lensl been declining tiradually for almost two and one hall feel apart. , two years. Tn December, 1943, con- In response lo queries concern- • f llll| l >llon of cotton was 20 per cent Ing the production of • edible soy-| llclow lllnt °f April, 1942, mid Ihe beans in Victory gardens Miss csl for mRn V months since De- Culcninn advised that.a number of c embcr. 1940. On a daily basis the varieties einlnenlly suitable for la-j °' !l ' consumption dropped -.from tie \ise have been devclnned A few ''''•'""' bales per wqrkinn clay in the' of these are liansci Wllllinl • Im-> st f ' Vc "lonllis of ID42'to: 3D.277 psrlal.' Emperor, auc lliotiti These' bn ' rs ln lllc SBlno period of 19'43. '" .vnrlell«-K'lll;rea<:h: tlif stn'gc for,' The nrice of cotloii ijiy^baMis&il picking : os i-reen .shelled beans In • - c lt)al1 rates .for several -years. SO to no days mid full maturity " vie «'°Mhe dccreaso. in*ihe con- ror dry shelled beans aboul 30 clays! s ,V m|> !, lon ° r cotton, the price .•cir- lali'r. dlntmly could not be expected to Gardeners will find that the cdi- !' isc nlucl1 during 1944.'The end ofi bio soybeans are very nroliflc I thr! wsr '" lllc early summer,;or.an resistant' c - vtreil 'ely short cotton crop, might cause some chanec in the price situation before fall. However, Mauney points oiil, these factors arc loo uncertain for farmers lo consider in milking production -plans. "Therefore," Mauney concludes ' 'fanners should not make production plans for 1944 with the expectation of receiving net returns equal lo those of 1941 nnrt 1042—the years cotton farmers like 'to re- yfcWs per acre are liable nol lo bc!ns great, and ttic price of col- to\i lias remained at about the same level." Decker, room improvement captaui, reported seven. Miss Cora Lee, Coleman, comity Imjnc demonstration agent, gave a demonstration on Identification of I garden insects. Tlie-group sang "America 1 ' which was led by Eleanor Brown, song captain. *• Demonstrations Given For Number Nine Club A meeting of the No. 9 4-H Club was held Friday April 14, with Maxinc lloss presiding. Twenty two Club members, five leaders and three visitors were present. Bobbie Drear, song captain, led TEST Petroleum Je/fif nil Waif fiprraU MoroUncln?tKpfii thumb nmj niLHLT. Ixitiii "Itirca Itrwvc Morolinu'a liluli ciuiiUty. .Y'or minor Tjiirn.1 cutt. cliarta. ljrul?w. abrasions anil fiklu Inilatloiti. 5#. t^pleslie. oiiky lot. drouiiht resistant, highly to disease and insects, and attractive iu appearance and eating house bus n dirt floor the hoards near the bottom should also be painted with the carbolhicum after the floor has been cleaned, A common pnlnt brush may be used to iiDnly the cnrbolinetmt, and special cure should be made lo get the lifiuid in all cracks and crc-l "'ember. Things arc different now vices. This treatment is liolh in- 1 Production costs arc much higher expensive and effective when prop- .-^ 250.MULE COLTS AT AUCTION Ifcwhcrn, 1'ciin 85 flli. N'. of Memphis, Itwy. 51 ., APR. 26 —BEGINNING 11 A. M. -'4 . v?. H250 cktra ijood mule colts, 00 per cent mare mules, all lyear-olds. " These mules were selected .by goot) mule men, and are from KKftcl.marcs and jacks..from, the leading mule s5ates.;of the /fffllnn—MissSiri. oiclnhoina, soulhuiri' Iowa 'arid Illinois. lOOr'Sf "'these.mules will be as good as grow; 100 medium;size and;_SO ' small, so you will he able to buy any size you like. With cattle so high and so much land being sown to grass for pasture, and '• : ':mulc cults can l;e bought nt the same price as 2 years ago, and work mules beiny sold from 5100 to $200 a pair higher than a year ago, these colts should be grazed and fed and make a aoort profit. lie Sure Vim Atlem! as We Will He Sure lo Have the Number of Stock Advertised. Don't Forget the Date arid rtace. CONSIGNORS: H. P. Gabbarl, of Kansas, 1 carload; Riley Walker, of Missouri and Towa, 2 carloads; Carl Stewart, of Illinois. ] carload; Virgil Shcpard, of Oklahoma, 1 carload, and several truck loads. . •. NEWBERN SALES CO. Iid(i Kr.-inmter Newfocrn, Term. erly flmw. A gallon of (lie solution will usually treat a 20 by 20 foot house. i i Mr. liilbrey mlvkeil that the rar-' uoltncum lie applied early in the morning as the fumes mny blister the skin of the person using It. if tlic weather is hot. As an added precaution aguinsl bllslcrlng, lie said, (lie lier.son should grease his Ince niitl hands with a ij(fi c vase- line or raid cream. . Trcatlni; early In tlm morning also gives tinio for Die fumes to plcfir away before the hens go to vonsl. The lioitsc should lie opened to allow free circulation of the air. i - ....-.~ ™™ care ot lhc things Is. /worn parts, which arc likely to cause « af «;!.!? alm eJ lt y29 0(i .P ! ^SCf 9 rallpf \^unlimely delays, with reliable genuine , Joln\ Deere rcjwir |>arts ... parts made to fit and wear like the original parts tliey replace. Don't delay—check your equipment thoroughly. Get your equipment itt first-class condition for the season to come by buying genuine repair parts P'om us XO\Y. us. With new farm implements hard lo get .. .with greater demands for food production placed upon your shoulders, it's essential that you keep your old machines on the job ... in «ood condition for the work ahead. To keep your John Deere equipment rolling along, give it a thorough check- over before you iiccd it. Replace o'd for sale by the breeders Hsted below ... Change over this Spring to prolific, easy feeding, Durocs. Ask any of our members for figures on this, America's most Association "THE HOME OF CHAMPIONS" TDD Pediffrea Durocs /''«) Sale By These Members: C. G. SMITH & SON STANTON PEPPER GENE BRADBERRY Blyfhevillc, Ark. Huffman, Ark. Manila, Ark. J. C. BUCHANAN CASTLIO BROTHERS C. H. WHISTLE Blythcvillc, Ark. Luxora, Ark. Whistlevillo, Ark. JOE T. CAGLE BURDETTE PLANTATION L. H. AUTRY Blyr'rtevillc, Ark. Burdettc, Ark. Burdette, Ark. ROSS D. HUGHES JK. Blythcvillc, Ark. NEW WASHABLE PAINT GOES ON' PLASTER, ETC. 1 Add waftr — lh«n ut«. tletViteonomy.Tolgallon of T.ehtcU arfrf W gallon of wafer. Maltei «nough point (oj- nvuiago room. No nt«d to tccopg off d popir.Techid* may bi oppH»d ov«r It. • Now cut the time nucl expense of redecorating a room In hall! Do your repainting the streamlined, modern way-wlth Pittsburgh Tfechlde. It'« entirely different from old-style wall paint*. Quick to dry and easy to B PP'y. Techida makei It possible to do over a room in 3 hours— 1 for painting —i for drying. AjV u* about TechiOe. An •tcaitonal wa witli toap and % biingi back rhat niit Wot t* T»dild< WotU, MADE IN 9 COLOR1 AND WHITE MISS. COUNTY LUMBER CO. (Formerly Ark-Mo Lumber Co.) BLYTHEVILLE ../,.:-: ARKANSAS DELTAS NEWS Published By The Delta Implement Co., Blytheville Vol. 2 Friday, April 21 No. U IJetter breeders the nation over ,'trc planning to attend C. H. Whistle's sale of his prime Hcrefords here May 5th. Ellis Armstrong, in i-hargc of the herd, says thcsu cattle compare favorably with anything he's seen—and he wits until a few weeks ago in charge of the sensational "Hot". Monre herd, in Senalobia, Miss. . . . Selling will begin promptly at 1 o'clock, following dinner at Rustic Inn. The sale will lie held at Mr. Whistle's Kim Grove Hereford Farm sale barn, located on the West End of Alain Street, -in Hlytheville. Here's hoping that Itical farmers will keep some of these fine cattle here in Mississippi Comity —DI New equipment deliveries of the past week included: a tractor side delivery rake and mower lo C. ftl. Abbott, farming East of Blythcvillc; a 3-bottom tractor plow to K. L. (Rabbit) Payne, of the Shady Lane Community; a 2-row Dixie cotton chopper 10 Coleman Crews, farming West of Osceola; and a heavy duty tractor peg harrow to Stanlon Pepper, of Huffman. i DI We still have tuiite a selection of steel slock l;mks on hand, in various shapes and capacities. DI Our repair shops are rebuilding a tractor disc harrow for I,. E. Townseml, of Mani.'a; installing lights O ti a Farmall for B. A. Rtigg, of Blythevillc; anil steam cleaning and painting an International Truck for J. II. Seeman, of Blylhevillc. ' DI See HS for gasoline and electric water pumps. We've also several tanks for water systems on hand. • -, DI The rcspon.se of farm women to the call for waste paper, cardboard, etc., has been remarkable, according to officials in charge of the drive. In spite of the obvious difficulties in getting the scrap lo collection points, Mississippi County farm families are contributing more than their share. Elsewhere in this issue is a news story explaining collection details. TANK Iff YOUR ALBUM DON'T H»V« IT «TUCK HALFWAY rt hit. 9 tad TODAY!