The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 24, 1956 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

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TODAY, nMKUKT M, MM (ARK.) COURIER NEWS EL1YEM REV IEW ™° FORECAST This Business of Farming By H. H. CARTER Awociate COM*? Ar«rt We would like to tell you about the farm record analysis service being offered by the University of Arkansas Economics Department. We think you may be interested in using it. At present it is being set up as a parl of the special farm management service available through your county agent's office to interested farmers. It is anticipated that this farm record analysis service will be patterned after that which has been functioning so successfully in Illinois, Kansas and a number of other states for several years. Several weeks ago, I, along with associate agents from other coun- . ties in the state, spent a couple of days in Little Rock learning to prepare. a summary form of records kept by farmers who were in flie program in 1955. This summary is to be sent to the University of Arknasas Economics Department to be analyzed for these farmers. At that time we were briefed on what might be expected regarding this record analysis service to be offered Arkansas farmers. Whit can a cooperator expect to get from the Extension farm management and record analysis service being offered through this ol- • fice? (1) He gets a complete record of hjs I«rm business. First he Is given a farm account book for keep ing a complete record of his farm business. Any desired help is provided by his associate county agent in keeping these farm records. (J) He receives an analysis of hie farm business. Each year, a summary of his farm records will Nicaragua Gets Weevils With Cotton be sent to the University of Arkansas Economics Department where they will be analyzed and a report made to the cooperating farmer. This analysis report will show the over-all result of the past year's business. It will show strong and weak spots in the business, and after several years, it will show how the farm business has progressed. ' , The- analysis report will show how the cooperator's Individual farm business compared with other farms of similar size and type in various farm" management efficiency factors. For example, the farmer may see from his analysis report how he compares with his group in such factors as crop yields per acre, farm machinery costs, labor costs, livestock returns per $100 feed fed. livestock yields, farm income and labor income per acre cropland, percent return on investment, and many others. The Illinois report shows, the cooperating Illinois farm operator how his farm business compares in over 100 different factors. (3) The copoerating farmer receives help from his associate county agent and other extension personnel in interpreting these analysis reports and In planning changes to build more profit into his farm business. If you are interested in this service, come in and talk with us. It's time to get 1956 records underway. Route of the Panama Canal was surveyed by the Spaniards 400 years before it was built, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. COLLEGE HEIGHTS, Ark. — "When the growing of cotton spread from the United States to Nicaragua did the boll weevil go with it or did Nicaragua already have these insects? According to Wayne Lemons, agricultural instructor at Arkansas A. and M. College, who recently returned from helping Nicaraguans set set up a cotton insect control program, the Nicaraguans already had them. The boll -weevil is essentially a tropical insect and came to the 0. S. by way of Mexico, he said. It is a native of Central America and Mexico. The Indians of Nicaragua already had small plots of cotton and the boll weevils, though few in number, lived in those plots. The expansion of the. Nicaraguan cotton industry simply added to the territory available for exploitation by native Nicaraguan boll weevils. The Nicaraguans already had both cotton and boll weevils and it ttas Lemons' job, while on leave from A. and M., to show the natives how to control these pests. NEED A NEW ROOF? liwtall It Now for No Money Down and 36 Months to Pay! On An FHA Loan FHA Loans are easy to make. You fill out only one application. Come In and see us about that new roof—and let us give you complete information on making an FHA Home Repair Loan. All types improvements may be Included. E. C. Robinson Lumber Co. "The Friendly Yard" A. L Johnson. Manager Phone S-«H or S-4552 WythtviUe, Ark. IN THE PROBATE COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF No. 2,334 JOHN BRYAN BELEW, DECEASED NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT AS ADMINISTRATRIX-IN- SUCCESSION Last kno\vn address of decedent: Manila, Arkansas. Date of death: July 14, 1955. The undersigned was appointed Administratrix-in-succession of the estate of the above-named decedent on the 16th day of November, 1955, succeeding Billy Eugene Belew as Administrator of said estate. All persons having; claims against the said estate must exhibit them, duly verified, to the undersigned within six (6) months from the date of the first publication of this notice or they shall be forever barred and precluded from any benefit in said estate. This notice first published 17th day of February, 1956. GEORGIA STAGGS, Administratrix - in - succession, % Taylor & Sudbury, -Attorneys, Borum Building, Blytheville, Arkansas. 3/17-24 Stee/e FF4 Chapter Has Farmin' Plans Steele chapter of Future Farmers of America, which celebrated its 19th birthday Feb. 15 and which is helping in the, nationwide observance of FFA week, has announced a cooperative farm project for the coming year. Th« chapter will rent about 18 acres of land. Members who do not have supervised farming programs will be allowed to subrent enough of the land for a program. In a yearly summation of it3 work, Steele's chapter reported it has used part of its cotton crop to buy a used tractor and other equipment.. The tractor is being overhauled in the farm shop, giving members an opportunity to learn how the tractor operates. This year the chapter has' 46 members. Officers for the school year 1956-57 will be Tonie Waller, president; Carlos Robinson, vice president; Raymond Hoskins, secretary; Dewey Barnard, treasurer; James Hicks, reporter; and J. C. Trowbridge, sentinel. . Officers during the present school year are Charles wimberley, president; Robert Lawrence, vice presi- ! dent; Jerome Franklin, secretary; Mike Prichard, treasurer; Charles Moss, reporters; and Waller, sentinel. Pr..R—Unly otie ol its scocis up and conveys pumpkins from field to waiting truct Built by a pumpkin canning company in Eureka, 111., it is not a production model. It can load a truck in 10 minutes, compared to the 30 minutes required lor the same job by hand. FISHING Hook-and-line fishing is perhaps the least practiced of all methods, far beyond netting, seining, harpooning, or even basket fishing, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. get set for Our tracks are di reeled by Short Wwe IU4M Now is the time to fret set for Spring! Each year more and more tractor owners are converting their tractors to 100-PIAJS Propane Gas. This Modern Dry fuel «tops oil dilution — Gives 5 times the oil mileage — Increases Engirt* Life 50% — Cuts Maintenance 50%. Yee, Propane can be the big money saver on YOUR farm this Spring. At Blytheville Propane we are equipped to perform the compleU conversion with a minimum of cost and a maximum of efficiency and economy. Think it over. Weigh the advantages. Then give us x c«H. W« will be glad to discuss your problem with you at no obligation. Blytheville Propane Co. ' "Propane Gat f* AH farm and Home NeeaY' Hlwoy 61 North llyth«»ilU, Ark. Phone 1-2061 Master Mix Feed 16% Dairy Feed $4.05 cwt Beef Concentrate 4.63 cwt Pig & Sow Concentrate 4.94 cwt 35% Hog Concentrate . 4.98 cwt Pig Wormer 5.14 cwt Chick Starter 5.01 cwt Chick Grower .. -. 4.45 cwt Egg-ets 4.35 cwt Egg Mash ;... 4.60 cwt Rabbit Peilctl 4.50 cwt Horse Feed 3.94 cwt Shorts 2.95 cwt Shelled Corn 2.50 cwt Farmers Soybean Corp. "Home of Sudden Service" Blytheville, Arkansas ATTENTION FARMERS Let Us Delint and Treat Your Cotton Seed Before the Rush. Guaranteed Work, Reasonable Rates and Quick Service. See or Call Randall Hawks RED TOP GIN, INC. N. Highway 61 Phone 3-3756 Attention Farmers! Cotton diseases destroyed 7% of 1955 crop - • - For better yield and less replanting, delint and treat your seed now. ' CALL US NOW FOR APPOINTMENT Blytheville Delinting Corp. S. Highway 61 Phone 3-6258 Own Your Own Home Own your own home and pay less each month than you are now paying for rent. This is the offer that we make to you. Don't let this opportunity pass you by. These homes are complete with all fixtures Including bathroom, kitchen sinks and hot water heater. They have been completely remodeled inside and out and will make you a home that you can be proud of. If you own your own lot you need no down payment. All you pay are the moving and closing costs whick ordinarily do not exceed $300. We urge you to come out todayi There is iw obligation. Our offic* is open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. fficiency Plus SPRINGFIELD, Ore. Iffi— E. Roert Turner, new city manager, mnd out quickly about the ef- ficiency of police department. His first day on th« Job he got a warning from Policeman Fred Jenkins for running through » stop sign. Delta Home Investment Co. OWN WHKDAYS AHD SUNDAY 7 A.M. to 6 P.M. llyth.Ylll. A.F.I. Oppoiite Gomel/ Phone J-3369 to Get Your Equipment • ^ ' in Shape for the Busy Season Ahead • Almost before you know it, Ike time will be rolling around io be out working your iields again. With the stgru already pointing that way, its a mighty good idea to set your equipment in 1st class condition now. Your tractor, disc, plow, planters and other tools will do better work . . . iav« more time, make mor» money for you if they operate efficiently. MB a iulo witt u» to aae that all equipment moving thin our •hop delivers the best possible field performance. It'l a Specialized Service ... a personal interest. Our mechanics are trained to keep your Massey-Harris tools running in "tip-top" order. They use only factory inspected and specified repair parts. Malte a date today for a pre-Beason machinery check-up ... get your equipment In shape early. 61 IMPLEMENT CO. "The farmer's Home of Satisfaction" Hiway 61 N. ,- Ph. 2-2142 YOUR MASSE Y-HARRIS DEALER EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbard Hardware Phone 2-3015 Bufford Shoe Shop Expert Shoe Repair . Good Shoes at Good Prices 112 S. Broadway Delta Propan \ APPLIANCES INSTALLATION TRACTOR CONVERSIONS Phone For Free Estimates R. C. FARR & SONS Owners Phone 3-4662 — 400 Railroad — Phone 3-45G7 Centrally Located For Easy Shopping ' Sc evlon ',enei HI-WAY DRUG We Give Top Value Stamps Frentit HeUer. Ref. Pharmacist & Mgr. Charles Brofdon. owner Main at Division Phone 2-2019 PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET • Fresh Fruit & Produce • Fresh Dressed Poultry The Finest in Beef, Veal Lamb & Pork Nationally Adv«rti«td I Fancy Grottriii Call In w» Ddlrwr Come In 1044 Chick \

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