The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 17, 1937 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 17, 1937
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,~: M AUClt T1?, r 198?.' (AUK,)' COUR1I2II NEWS The 1937 .Soil Conservation Program A. Points That Rtm»iil Iho As In (he J93S Trgirani' ', I. The diversion payment, will be based on 5o per ppund for the adjusted yield. ' 2. A farm can divert any amount of the cotion base acres up to 35 per cent of the .base. 3. The same kind of crops that were used as conserving In 1936 may bo used In 1937. 4. There cap be no- radical changes made in the leasing or cropping agreement which would tend to prohibit tenants from get* ting their share of tlio diversion payment. The number of'tenants cannot be radically reduced from the number who were on the farm the previous year. 5. The cotton base acres will remain (ho same as in -1936, subject to minor adjustments by tho county committee, However, in no case can the base acres be more than 10 per cent of the crop land. G. If two or more producers grow cotton on a farm, the diversion payment will be figured on tho number of acres of cotton each, one grew, regardless of whether or not he grew any Lonserw ing crops (There Is a rnrc c\ cepflon; \a !hls' riile.) 7. The diversion of payment beT tween landlord 'and tenant remains the same .is in 183^ B Points That (Are Different, from (he 193G Prograrn 1 Gojbcans mas b* harvested for 9)1'•mill purposes as' well for seed snd that acreage can then be used (or the acres. 0. Tho cotton yield *il| be based more upon the production at tlio present time (nan on (he base history. This places n premium on better farming practices, such as growing legumes, rota- lion, etc. Similar farms worked under Iho same conditions and practices an), supposed to have tlie same yield. 3. A sol) conserving base will be established for each farm, based to a degree upon the acreage normally crown during the ptrlod from 1928 through 1036. A. The soil building allowance will be at least 51.CO per acre fpr each acre of cotion diverted, plus $1.00 for each acre in. Iho soil conserving base. Each farm will have at least n $10.000 allowance. 5. The soil building payment for seeding alfalfa is $2.50 per acre, for establishing a permanent pasture $3.00 per acre, and for 'turning under soybeans $2.00 j-er acre seeding ^etch $150 p-<r pcre and turning undei \ctch $100 pei acre All of these must bo dona in 1037 and on crop land. 6 There will be no soil building reym,en}. for leaving so\bean V)nes 'and stalks on the ground unless tl\ej are 1 turned under. •n<0n,e acre of coin and soy- boiis, inlei'plantcd will count ns 01:3 acre of general soil depleting crops and will a! SO count as one-half acre of conserving crops. One acre of oats followed by soybeans, Icspedeza, etc., will count ns one acre of general -soil depleting end also an cue acre of soil conserving crop. 8. A penalty will be applied for over-planting (he general soil depleting base or for overpliuillns the amount needed foi* home use, whichever is (lie larger. Very little If any penalty win bo applied if 35 p6r cent of llic collon base (the mnximum (o be diverted) is in some kind ol conserving crops such as pasture, alfalfa, and soybeans s^own' alone., ^s a general rule corn, even lliough Interplanted with soybeans on the diverted acres, will draw a penal- ly ol about ?10.00 per acre. 0. A penally of $3.CO per acre will be applied for | 10 (, | m - ulg the required acreage or conserving CI-OIM. The acreage required will be Ihe number of acres diverted plus (he number of acres set up as the normal uonsi'rvin? base. .10. As long as you own n cotton crop or share in one tliere is no legal ivay that you can sell, trade or assign your diversion check. It cannot be pledged for anything, not even for supplies Eo make a' crop. Caruthersvillc Society — Personal I'asl Matrons Have Dinner. Mrs. Hoivnrrl Cuilliliijilinii) and Mrs. Floyd Neoley were joint hostesses to tho Past Mn Irons club at iv dinner Monday evening nt the home of Mrs. cumiliighnm, with 14 members present. Mrs. s. E. Juden, whose birthday Is this monlli, received, ns gifts from the club, an enrlhenwuro bak- ins dish In « chromium trny imd linen handkerchief. At the close of tit: dinner, n U'UM- ncss session was held, following which several gomes and contests wero enjoyed with Mis. c. G. Shopard being-In charge, Mrs. it. H. Brown and Miss Essie Johnston were (he contest winners. « • , Miss Naylor rnlprl:ijii r Club. Miss Swan Naylor entertained tliu Jolly Nine-Bridge club Mondny evening at her homo on Ensl Seventh street. . '•.. Mrs. John VnnAus3all hud liigli score nnd Mrs. Jesse Cook was scu- ciml hiyh. * « * . Miss licrrynun liiik'rlaliw (Hub. Miss Alice Berry inn n entertained tlie Lucky Nino Bridge c j u b rmd GOQp GARDENING CROSS SECTION^ WtlL-ORAOED LAWN mm GeASiStCpiSpWN ~-~^ aCCPtSOWMY S/HWUii/WijM/WlfDffl '&?ffij.!Jj2Jj[A$-L£' f " ?T1! -' ZE ' ? ^^^A-.°.as.'l3f«. .NU at- OUQ irlTQ sufeVo""h« tyvjraH^^aS^daSggafeg lS«a TlU.Do.KllNh'uVVSOil^lUS, CEOSSi SECTION OF SO'll, PpEPMZA|TI QM Cross sectional drawings stuminj how fo ( prepare to'proildc soil BV DOJVALD Cquricr Ncns Gardening ' • Consultant i, t A good lawn depends on »5U)i- shme drainage of the sljbsoi) depth of t<jp'0l| containing plant fcou ind intelligent laborineifor ever afterwards. There are no short cu(s, bj cheating }n preparation o[ 'Rilfe this topso(I 1,0 that all {ticks and stones are out, of it. l^oll 'wjth i hand roller There v\\r be )o^ spot^ that piust be titled, with additional soil After th? gradX is even, add commercial fertiliser }n addition to thomamire which I hqs ijlreattj been dug into the se, add 10 to 15 pounds ol coin- now is ready for grass seed or for planting stolons. Grass seed mixtures for laivus vary for different kinds of soil. T|ie best rule to follow Is to buy the highest quality of seed from a reputable garden supply storo. Never buy cheap grass seed from a concern you know nothing about. • .>!; Sow the seed evenly at the rate of four pounds to the thousand square feel of surface. Be sure to get Ihe seed evenly distributed. Carefully rake the seed into the lop inch of soil, noil the surface and kep tlio ground moist at all times. Water lightly morning and evening, when the weather is dry. Seed caa be sown as early in the. spring as the ground can be prepared, :pr* early in Ihe fall. .'Weeds will grow wherever anything else will grqw. but [he healthier the grass the fewer (he weeds. \Vell prepared soli at (he bc- gumino of making a lawn will go a long way towards eliminating weeds.- NEXT: Developing ;i E arden from year to year. ~ , Read Courier News Want Ads ,^^, ., ground ijnd there is no valisty of' mercial square fee't of buifacc lawn that wUl grow without water ITh(s comtnercial fertilizer •ifioulct ing feitihzlng and needing i luve at) analysis of 4 per cent -Growing grass must be consjd cred the same as : growing'a, farrii crop Trie plants must l>a\c a depth of topsoil for then rook and - "-• ' - ' as the crop is ct off plnnl oieV the rolled" nitrogen 12 g»r cent phosphoric acid and 4 per cent potash U is s o)d under \arlous trade names. After thfo f«rtHi«er is ipplled ~i _,• . food must be put back^into-ftlie soil There is no satisfactory variety of grass that mil, grow i in- dense shade. Some varieties 1 will- grow on top of the roots : or'some kinds . area of topsoil, •ake it Jnto tho lop tv,o inches. Remember a rcimnercial fertilizer acts well oulv li the vicinity in which it is dstnbutcd Its effects do nol spread sidewise Bo be sure to distribute it evenly llic soil Lazy, bored, grouchy of trees in partial shade..-but. if it is a lawn that is wanted,-, then cut out most of 'the -trees. For the initial step in making a lawn the subsoil should be cut jOn ma> feel tills «dv as ;i aoiwi or filled to i grade not less than five inches of -.the final grade of the lawn If this subsoil is s.hck> clay i< will be impcm is MICK* clay n will be impcni Constipation is an enemy ous to air and water and it is a-s °f pleaSlllc II (lulls yotu en- hard to grow grass ou .top of it as joj meilt of the best eiltcr- of conslipalion it would be on the top of a concrete platform. .This heavy 'subsoil .should, have drain tiles run' It > 20 ^ feet apart, and- two inches of :cattle ' manurc or .peat moss sh'ould dug into it. On be twiiment and the best f i lends. To neglect conbtipation is to unite sclioui. houblc. For i-.bu'r health's bake, lake Black Diaught at tho iivst atgn of constipation You'll top of (his evenly grndcd b °°P r °, el bct f ci , ,, tuYirea place nve niches of good "61 a S a laxative! that is growing OTI called lopsoil Any purelj vegetable, piompt, soil whethci of chy texture 01 indacliablc Tl\ it' sana that has been growing i 1 crop of nnj kind lias humus . - growing -ioil for a Iaw " ' A GOOD-LAXATIVE """millll^ St LOUIS invites you to . YtSu'dwbke^'efreslied and full ' of pip.w!ier|.Vou.Spefid o tiigfit atifotel /i\eioaifiie. Splendidly vSnient.TUos^to everytljing .^-v/ith fine food ';• in'tie' Coffee Shop and (he . Moin; ; 0ining Roo/n.' 1 J.-K..BRVAN,.Mgr..j ^^ooaooMsw 9 Exclusive "Dual-tone" color design — 12 combine- lions, no exlra cost. W Slreom-slyledoppcarance. • "Helmet-top" oil sloel cab . ond the biggest standard bodies available on any Va-ton Uuck. • More powerful engine — giving greater fuel economy and improved performance. • New stabilized fronl end, • Choice of Pick-up, Panel, or 8-possenger Suburban, bodies. • Bo sure lo sec Ihe half- ton GMC before you buy! 0 Quality at prices lower fhon average. GENERAL MOTORS, lee Motor Sales, li. Main Uiyllievillt, Arli, ": two fuesls. Hrs. Dick Lewis and Miss Julia Corbctl, Monday evc- 'nlng at her home on walker Avenue. Mrs. Lewis, having high'score (or the evening, was presented an attractive hov.s. d'oeuvre dish. The bridge iiwurd was given (o Miss Corbett. Mrs. Sherman Ulmcr lias roiie to Qr;uille City. Ill,, to Join her ims- band,' who is. empolyed there. AUy.^ml Mrs. o. K. Hooker nnd ion, orvel. and Mrs. u-oiuud i.lni- baujh spsnt Saturday afternoon In Cnpc Oinirdeiiu. where Mr. Hooker nHcndcd a bar n'MKlnilon nu'cliiiB. Mr?, Jon I). TaJIcy of Memphis, ToiiH.. and Mrs. joe Tuyloe of San Antonio, Texas, ivlio' nrc vlslllng relatives In cuinpbcll. Mo., sppnl Monday here visiting In lhi> home of I3r. and Mrs, c. W. llrown. Uoync Michie. son of Mr. ami Mrs. Oiiy_ Miclilc, ivlio lias been 111 lor u week or so. is Improving. Word hns been received here by Mrs. II. 11. Urown Hint her .son, Lieut. Hobjrl Hrown, who hun been flntioiicd if, Paris Island, S. C., lias been transferred |o the island nf Gunin, where he will he sliillotiecl lor the next two years. HP i s a itfiiiint in (be Marine corps. Mr. .in;| Mrs. Jo:' Hill nnd son enl the pisl y,cek end In Memphis visiting with Mrs. Hill's mother. Mrs. A. A. Holdcn, J. L. nickcrsoii rclnrncd (lib wcok from Miami, pis., whoio ho hail brcn working for six weeks. Mr. and, Mrs. H. E. Snmuels of Hlythevllle tirrived last \vcek, to wake this v lty thelv homo. They are residing at ym Eiwt Seventh Urecl. J, T. Ashloy of UlyUiovllla Is O|)cnlng Ihe Two SUck lob.oreom parlor here on lower Wiml avenuo. He expects lo move his fiimlly here tin.' latter pa'.'t of this week. Mr, and Mrs, Clydo Harper drove lo Memphis i'Vlday to tnkc Mr, Haiptr's father, T. O. Harper of Kcnncll. to st, Joseph's liospllnl tor irrntmeiil and nn opernlion for the removal O f n growth on his neck. Tliey returned homo that evening, returning again Sunday lo visit Mr. Jlnrper. | Mr. and Mrs. h'. L. Mcclinlocki of Capo dlrardeau spent Tuesday horo visiting Mrs. McOlintock's mother, Mrs. J. A: Barton. Tlicy cstiio to allow! th<j funeral of John wuicvwlio died at his home here Saturday. Mrs. John pcttet was, taken to St. Joseph's hospital, Memphis,, Simrfny for nn o|iera((on. P. 13. Ettslsvoocl jr. has returned from Indianapolis and Jo/tcr.«>it- vlllc, incl.. and Louisville and Pa- ducnh, Ky., where he visited for two weeks. Mr. nnd Mrs. j; E, Lawicncc and fnmlly havo moved ln!o an npurt- menl at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hobert Parrb on West Twelfth street. Hungary hns 5185 miles Of nill- >vnys. Calotabs Help Nature To Throw Off a Cold Millions have found In CfUolnbs n most valuable aid In tlio treatment of colds. They tnko mie or two tnij- lcl.1 Iho flrst night nnd repeat Iho Uilrd or fourth night it needed. How .do Calolubs help Nature throw off a cold? First, CatoUbs »ro 0110 of the most thorough and dependable of all Intestinal ellmlnants, llms cleansing tho intestinal tract of Iho cerm-lndeu mucus and toxlnes. Second), Cnlotnbs aro <Uurcllo to {hi kidneys, promoting tho cllmlnnUoii of cold poisons from tlio blood. TIiui Oalotiibs servo tho double purpose of n purgntlvo and diuretic, both ol which aro needed In the treatment ol colds. Calotab.i nrij ijull* economical: only twcnty-nvo cents for the. family package, ten cents loc Ui« trial uackasje. William oiarit made the ""<) wjndow glass in America in 1887, His process was not entirely praci llcal, but was (he basis of llic bis Industry to follow, • I). & I'. L. NO. 11- ' PLANTING SEED. , (A Pure Strain) flrffltuf wed '«!>Ufne4 direct from the breeder sort thri\*t by us for tH» jws. Jfo oUter wllon pbiiUtl or ginned on llih farm. Rejyni»bly priwd In cun wcljht 1?0 Ib. bags. Special piktb on carloti. inquire K A. Ko((n>, Manager, CLBAR LAKE FARM 9, Box 81, Blythcvflle Have You Visited Our New Modern Service Station/ While Rose Gasoline Gopd/wr Tires Wlllard Batteries Koad Service On - Can- - Tires 24 noun Call 633 For Prompt Tom Little Chevrolet Co. MetropolitanlLife ^ Report for the Year Ending December 31, i936 > ; /: ^In accordance with the AmiunlSiflfement filed with the NcwYorfc Siufc Insurance Dei ./ INSURANCE IN TORCE Life:. .^^H Ordinary 7 \ ] Industrial s I 1 BUSINESS IN 1936 (YEAR'S FIGURES) J Total ( Accident and Health Weekly Indemnity Policies: 1 \ Life (Including 1,808,476 Group - Certificates) > ? , , -. , Accident and Health (Includiiv L._ 979,343 Group Certificates) , . ; "': $iO,896,871-,470.00 ~, -, 7,175,974,709,00 ' f _3,2'38,129,605.00 • • $21,310,975,784.00 $17,238,719.00 42,990,980 1,206,808 .ASSETS AND LIABILITIES ; ' • ' ' - . .' $4,494,701,772.24 New Life Insurance issued: Ordinary • i , » , Industrial • , , , ^ ;• Group • j ' i i > * Total« » • t s « » i Also Revived and Increased , Payments to Beneficiaries and PoHcyholders; "; Death Benefits » » » . Other Payments to o f Policyholdcrs s \ f Total Payments » < i •$1,114,803,062,00. 1,009,049,516:00 142,020,543.00 $2,265,873,121.00 $709,108,639.00 . -<r 51' 1 \ V :! " $(64,916,631.02 f '• ___ $346,227,175.39 » « $511,143,806.41 Assets • ; ; i ,' , , , , , Liabilities: Statutory Policy Reserves -. Dividends payable to policyholders in 1937 -, • . Other Liabilities « -. * -. Contingency Reserve > -. Total Liabilities , -. , , Unassigned Funds (Surplus) , 3,920,990,791.00 101,581)144.00 145,705,169.55 48.000,000.00 $4,216,277,104.55 $278,424,667,69 BUSINESS IN 1936 (DAILY AVERAGES) Life policies issued and revived per day 17,284 Number of claims paid per day ; ; i 2,344 ^'^ e " 15ur ''»ce issued, revived and increased per day 5 , , , „ $9,818,422.00 Payments to bcncficiar!C_s and ( policyholders and addition to ' reserve per day *.,.,*, $2,450,501.00 Increase in assets per day < « -, $857,753.00 i, a m,«(m«l org«niwt« 0 n, Us cisscJs arc held for (fie benefit of Us .and any divisible sitrfilus is returned lo Its fmlicyholders in the form o/ dividends. dy one-fifth o/ die fjco/ile of the United States and Canada arc now insured in the Metropolitan, many having two or more l>olicies. METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY 1 ; KKDKRICK H. t-CKh'K Chttinnoii of the JJocird VOUK LI-ROY A. LINCOLN President 30=

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