The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 3, 1953 · Page 10
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, April 3, 1953
Page 10
Start Free Trial

PAGE TEN BLYTHEVIU.K (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL 8, RE VIEW -FORECAST State's Farmers To Government for Their L By IIAKOr.D HART LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas fanners apparently will he forcer! to turn more a more to the government for production loans. Private sources are saiii to he wary about putting out much nioney to fanners. T h i s tightening of money apparently is the out-growth of several things, including the uncer- tainity in the present cotton picture and past wealhor disasters. The state Fanners Home Ad- at Ihe right -stnqe and put in a silo, effect. ministration has suggested to Washington that the FHA's appraisal policy be re-evnluated to bring it in line with inflated farm values. J. V. Highfill, state director of the FHA. says 19 counties have been approved for higher loan limits, ranging from si,000 to S5,- 000. They are Pulaski, Howard, Lincoln, Cleveland. Little River. Sevier. Prairie, Miller, Lafayette, Marion. Hempstead. Saline, Monroe, Grant. Izard, Lonoke. Sharp, Jefferson and Baxter. "Efp-ucation" The soda .ierker, dishwasher, waiter and others who work their Way through college have been Joined by another — the chicken raiser. The part-time poultry-man is Orvis Henderson of the Fourche Loupe community in Garland - County. The 20-year-old Henderson drives tack and forth daily to Henderson State Teachers College at .Arkadelphla, but he still finds time to raise about 10,000 broilers. The truck he drives was purchased from poultry earnings. Garland County Agent Duval Poindexter says the youth started with 100 baby chicks in 1948. In his latest count, he had raised 60,000 broilers. He already has financed two years of college, Back to Silage? Arkansas cattlemen are getting fired up over the possibilities of silage as insurance against lack of pasturage. W. H. Preyaldenhoven, agronomist with the Agricultural Extension Service, says at a recent meeting in one county 37 livestock producers said they are planning to preserve silage for the first time. The peak grazing season in Arkansas usually comes during April May and early June. Much of the state's potential feed production plant growth exceeds consumption Is lost during those months as and quality decreases as plants become larger and more fiberous, cays Freyaldenhoven. The agronomist adds that if cut any plant in the pasture which is eaten by livestock makes a quality product. Base Years Acreage allotments often have- been a henrinche for cotton farmers. The producers complain that in ye;'irs past thrv hi:ve gone along with the government's rc- If the government control.' acreage in I:m. Atkinson says, the base years will be 1947, 19-18, 1950. 1951 and 1952. Sidelights: Fifty-seven head of purebroad cuttle will bo sold at (he 11th annual consignment sale of the Arkansas Guernsey Breeders As- quest for decreased acreage imri I soclntion in Little Rock April 15 then the following year when stock and poultry have'replaced ncrenge controls are effected, the government used the previous year as n ba?e. This amounts to cutting down the amount of cotton the farmer can grow. And this becomes cotton as the chief crops at the Pulnskl County Penal Farm-..the Arkansas River Valley, southern half of the state and the lower elevations of eastern ,,j t :, lril ,:iij AiKjinsas are .. major problem when cotton is j the most productive areas for Her- about the only crop that the far- j milda grass, mc-r can nrofit on. mer can profit on. T. E. Atkins an Extension Service economist, says increased cotton plantings in 1953 will not result in larger 1054 allotments for j the vast majority of farm;: if j acreage allotments are put into ENLARGES IRRIGATION SYSTEM — Earl Wikly is shown examining a pump on his enlarged irrigation system. The new pump is tractor-powered. Mr. Wilcly bought additional footage of six- inch aluminum pipe this year. He'll use it on pasture, corn and cotton this year. He gave it a trial run recently. Taxpayer Is Largest WASHINGTON W>) — Agriculture WASHINGTON— Romeo E. Short, head of USDA's newly established Have Stake Trade Plan farmers must realize they stake in a sound two-way " — they know it or not — have in the establishment of a stake sound — •• "' ""- '-.TiauiiftMim'iii, ni a fiouna Department officials have said they) two-way trade program between the presume the government now own a big share of all the butter in the country. The only butter outstanding, they said, is in less than carload lots at. retail stores and other distribution channels. Department officials said proces-1 cls ~ E sors unloaded on the department. j J vi ". do this week a large quantity of butter' aimed at beating a two-cent a pound drop In the new price support rate which went into effect Wednesday Up to Tuesday, the department had bought 131 million pounds since late last November when market prices dropped to the support lev«l This price decline was attributed to a larger than normal production r.f milk and butter due to unusually mild fall and winter weathpr. Officials said they do not expect a shortage for consumers Foreign Agricultural Service, said! tr! >do program," Short said. "For today that "all farmers — whether instance, the cattlemen and t dairy farmers ought to kp.ov.' tr: •unless you southern farmers get a market for the cotton you produce you're going to start producing beef and dairy products to fill the gap. Which, because of long pasture periods in the South, would create stiff competition for northern cattle and dairymen." Short said unless a "two-wa., trade program is worked out "some -35 billion spent on EGA and MSA Un'ted states and her friendly allies." Short, speaking before a delegation of Farm Bureau members from four southern states — Arkansas, North Carolina. Georgia and Flori:la — said the new administrnUnn "its level best" to create foreign markets for part of the abundant production of American farms. In his new position with USDA Short's job will be to promote socncl Growing feed c®sf was less than $I.OO to p<ut production pwIleS on the nest! Many of you have seen (he nice pen of pullets We've been growing right here in our store. Well, we're just about rearly to put them on the nest. Tills group of fast- growing, hardy birds, fed on the Purina Pullet Growing Program, featuring Purina Growena, proved (hat you need only invest /ess than $1 per bird in growing feed. in the past will be lost." Delegates from the four states were here to meet with Congressmen from their home states and officials in the Department of Agri- trade relations between this coun-1 culture to discuss some of the most pressing problems confronting agriculture and the nation as a whole. try and allied nations, All Have Slake NOTICE OF NEW ESTATES ON 1VIIICII AnsiINISTiJATIOX HAS BEEX W.l.HENCED Notice Is hereby given that the following is a list of estates upon which Letters Testamentary or ol Administration were granted during the month of March. 1053 with the date of the granting of such letters and the name and nddvcss of. the executor or administrator: No. 2170. Eslnlc of Fred W. Bean, deceased. Letters of tion ssucd to pristine G. Bean, Blylhe- vilie, Arkiin5'as on March 5, 1953. No. 2173". Estate of Charles E Crii;;.UT. Sr.. deceased. Letters Tes- l.'umntary issued to C. E Cr'^ger.! Jr., Biytheviilc, Arkansas on March 27. 1353. No. JI74. Estate of Lydia May Alley, (li-i-ca-.ipd. Letters Tc.-t imcnlnry j "'""i-' to Sept! Alley. Blytheville, 1353. No. 2176. Estate Of B. B. Hodge, deceased. Letters Testamentary issued to Homer Hodge, Blythevil Arkansas on March 23, 1853. Witness my hand and seal as sue clerk this the 2 day of April. 1953. Elizabeth Blythe Parker. County & Probate Clcr By Felton Miles, D "fyrflTrr-r • F@R HI6H FALL ESS When pullets gain as they do on Purina pullet rations, birds can be on the nest, producing in time to take advantage of high, early fall egg prices—ready to pay dividends on your small investment. Bankers Sponsor Farm Courses RALEtQH W)—The North Caro Una Bankers Association will pro vide scholarships for two farmer from each of. the state's 100 coun ties at a short course in modern funning at Ihe State College. The short course will present neu developments in all fields to farmers between the ages of 18 and 28 - - - .".*..* ^.UV.I.TU, Local committees made up of coun- rte«v> : pd. Letters of Adpiinir.tration | |,y ns , ents flnd vocational aTicuI- isswcl to Ruth Oberst Patterson, I lure teachers will select men'to nt- Blylheville. Arkansas on March 19.| tend the course. Arkansas on March 19, li)53. No. 2175. Estate of Hulda Oberst, FEEDERS SUPPLY CO. 513 E. Main Phone 3441 FOR A LIMITED TIME-we nrc offering spec/a/ high tr.-ulf-in iillownnces (for your present farm tires'— any make) that greatly reduce the cost of the sensational U.S. Royal Grip-Master. Don't wait — the time to trade is NOW! y. s. GRIP-MASTER Tractor Tire • Wider sfioufdor-lo-ihouldcr bita • Doe per bile and grip • Stronger power-butfcciied tugi 1 * Tougher hiflh-tansllo cord body SEE US TODAY gtaYourFarm- EXPERT i SERVICE! As near as your telephone — liquid ballast, inflation, tube repairs, tire vulcaniz- )ri 8. "lonncr" tires. McCALL TIRE STORE S. Highway 61 Phone 8662 U.S.ROVAL TIRES State Farm Prices Up , LITTLE ROCK Wl—The price of Arkansas farm products increased three times as much as national crop prices from Feb. 15 to March 15. The State-Federal Crop Reporting Service says Arkansas' nrlces showed a one per cent increase over the previous month, \vhile the average national rise was only one-third of one per cent. Cecil Rhodes controlled the diamond-mining industry of South Africa. There are more than 3,380,000. First state west of th« gM- animals in the fur seal herd on the nies to become a part of tht Union Pribilof Island I was Kentucky. WEIGHT Tr.,.,r liris NOW GOOD/YEAR SOLUTION 100 Far EXTRA Drawbar Pull This exclusive Goodyear method of liquid weighting adds up to 25 % more drawbar pull get* more work done per hour . '. . adds eitra'traction to all makes of tractor tires. Call us ... we'll corns °i Ton Y ° Ut traclor lires witl1 Goodrear Solu- PHONE 2492 FOR QUICK SERVICE ( _-_„_ 41 OW. Main Phone 2492 NO THANKS- I H/4VEONE! INTRODUCE YOURSELF TO THE BEST! STOP IN AT DELTA IMPLEMENTS. If ANU NJOY SOME OF THEIR FRIENDLY SERVICE. SPECIAL VALUES IN GOOD USED TRACTORS PRICED AS LOW AS $295! This is it! Your chance to buy a good (and we m e a n GOOD) used tractor with equipment at a real BAR- GAIty price! Come in NOW and look our large selection over . . . you're sure to find the one you want! LARGE SELECTION JOHN DEERE A & B Model Tractors in excellent condition. OLIVER "70" and "SO" Models with -1-Row Cultivator. AVERT "A" Traclor with good equipment. FARMALL Cubs, C, H & M Tractors . . . ready to go! GOOD Used Equipment. JOHN DEERE "H A GOOD tractor equipped with planter, cult ivator and middle-busters. You'll have to HURRY! DELTA IMPLEMENTS INC <T/^ 6863 ~~ BLYTHE VILIE, ARK.

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free