The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 10, 1953 · Page 10
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER N T EW8 FRIDAY, 10, 1158 REVIEW AND FORECAST Schools for Ginners Planne Planting Schedules Delayed By HAROLD HART LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Gin schools -for cotton ginnen,. A step forward is being made in getting high quality cotton. Cotton merchants have long harped on that subject. They say — and logically so — that the cleaner the cotton the more the mills will pay for it. Now comes various gin equipment manufacturers sponsoring schools for ginners. The courses will cover gin stands, cleaning and drying equipment and lint cleaners. The four 2-day schools In Memphis are, set for April 20:21, April 23-23, April 24-25, and April 27-28. Too Much Rain Last year U was too little rain. Now it is too much rain, at least from the standpoint of farmers 4-H Club Plan Successful In India Group Growing Rapidly after Only One Year By SELIG S. HARRISON BHADSON, North India M— At the 4-H Club youth camp near St. Joseph, Mo., they had no idea what they were starting when 21 touring Indian farm leaders paid a visit one day last September. One of the Indian agricultural experts, 34-year-old Amrik Singh, decided then and there that organizing young farmers along 4-H Club lines could change the face of the Impoverished Indian countryside and end recurrent famine. "I had heard about the farm youth programs in America, but seeing something in action makes ill the difference," Singh declared. Less than six months after his return from the Ford Foundation- sponsored tour of the United States and Japan, Singh has helped organize 24 young farmer clubs with 300 members. He has even staged his first annual demonstration teach better farming camp to methods. Increase Yields Now other young farmer groups are springing up in the South Indian state of Mysore and in areas across the coun- scattered try. Bhadson is one of the most successful model extension projects in India after slightly less than a year in operation. Village-level extension workers show peasants how improved seeds, fertilizers, and farming methods can increase crop yields. Through simple sanitation reforms such as filling stagnant ponds, they can quickly demonstrate better health possibilities. Healthy poultry stock drawn from breeds expensive in India such as leghorns or Rhode Islands prove especially popular as youth projects. Poultry breeding is not widespread at present in Indian villages and could materially help ease food scarcities. Communist strength has mounted throughout other regions of this strategic frontier state, the Patiala and East Punjab States Union. But in the Bhadson area the political winds have now shifted in favor of democratic groups. Altogether the Ford Foundation aids 15 extension projects similar to Bhadson and 34 village workers training schools. being unable to get in their fields In the first of the 1953 growlni season crop reports, the Federal State Crop Reporting Service eal a period of clear, dry weather i needed for farmers to catch ui with their field work. But the adequate moisture ha: helped in other ways. The rain and mild weather have resulted In rapid growth. Wheat, oats and ry especially are well advanced early in the season. Farmers who can get into their fields are quickly preparing the land for cotion plantings. This work is progressing rapidly in St Francis County, and fair progress is reported from some northeastern and southern counties. As a whole however, land preparation is behind schedule. Large scale planting of cotton is expected to starl about April 15-20. Vetch and wild peas have made good growth and are ready to be turned under. Most of the Lespedeza has been seeded and much is approaching a good stand. Seedbeds are being readied for rice and soybeans. Small amounts ol those crops have been planted. Native grasses are beginning to furnish some grazing for livestock as pastures generally Improve. Strawberries are coming along eajller than usual, but a short crop is expected. Stra iv berries Speaking of strawberries.... Clay R. Moore, marketing specialist with the Agricultural Extension Service, says with Arkan sas strawberry acreage tjown from 17,000 to 9,700 acres this year, it is doubtful that new local shipping point markets would .be successful. He says a minimum dally volume of 750 crates Is required for success of a market. ' The big markets now are at Bald Knob, Marshall and Springdale. Livestock raising is picking up in northwest Arkansas. Two farms in the area sold for a total of $250,000 during March. The first Is located near Bentonvllle. It was sold by Harry Smith of Rogers, to L. A. Matthews of Clinton. Okla. Matthews . says he will stock 1,300 acres with Herefords. The other farm. 400 acres, was sold by the O. L. Gregory estate to Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Barnes Jr., of Gentry and Siloam Springs. It is located near Rogers. They, too, plan to increase their Grade A dairy cow herd. Sidelights: Early setting of stocky, well-grown plants at the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station in FnyeltevHl was found to more than double to rnato yields ... a tiny porasit kno.vn as trichmonads are blamec Something to Think About Losing Weight Together There are reducing clubs being organized in the various commun itlcs, in North Mississippi County Losing weight is always a. pop ular topic of conversation. At one time or another, almos everyone has talked about taking off a few extra pounds. for a strange hog disease which Lately, many people have been doesn't kill the swine but destroy interested in a new way to reduce certain bones in their snout. Th 1 result Is that the animals are un thrifty and slow gainers . . . farm ers In the Rogers area are said tc be lagging in growing of pickled cucumbers . , . 3G heifers have been consigned for the 1st annual Ar kansas Dairy Cattle Council sale a Little Rock April 11. Grade of '52 Crop Was Tops Cotton Best Since Mid-30's In Most States Cotton ginned from the 1952 crop averaged higher in grade Lhan In any other year since the mid-thirties In most states of the South Central Area according to dye C. McWhortpr, South Central Area, Manager, Cotton Non-Commie Men Through HONG KONG (if) — Foreign non-Communist business men ar through in Communist, China anr all of them are on their way out says the former Shanghi manage] of the U. S. owned National Aniline Chemical Co. of America. G. G. Evans, who had held the Shanghi post for his company since 1946, says the Reds have made sure foreign not function over employes of foreign firms. business men coulc by holding contro WEIGHT Tractor fires witl. GOOD/YEAR SOLUTION 100 F«r EXTRA Drawbar Pull Thlf exclusive Goodyear method of liquid weighting add* up to 25% more drawbar pull . . . gets mo» work done per hour . . . adds eztra traction lo all makes of tractor tires. Call us ... we'll com* out and (ill your tractor tirei with Goodyear Solution 100 today! PHONE 2492 FOR QUICK SERVICE GOODYEAR SERVICE STORE 410 W. Main Phon* 2492 Branch. Production and Market- ng Administration, U. S. Department of -Agriculture. Staple averaged longer than last year in Missouri, about the same In Louisiana and Tennessee but slightly shorter in Arkansas and Mississippi. Strict middling and above rades accounted for a larger percentage of ginnings than in any year since 1947. Middling comprised about one half of the cotton glnner in south central states. Strict low middling represented about one bale out of every five. This was the ^smallest proportion if Strict Low Middling since 1947. Spotted grades accounted for about 15 percent of the ginnings n Missouri, about 10 percent in Arkansas and Tennessee, but less ban 4 percent in Louisiana and Mississippi. Proportion of ginnings reduced n grade because of rough prepa- ation from the 1052 crop was the owcst on record in most states of he South Central Area. Staple lengths 1-1/32 and 1-1/16 nches made up the bulk of gin- ilngs from the 1952 crop. These staples comprised from bout 75 percent of the ginnings rc Arkansas to nearly 90 percent n Mississippi. Cotton -1-1/16 Inches accounted or a la'fger percentage of gin- Ings in Louisiana and Missouri lan Inst year. Staple lengths one inch and shorter comprised a larger proportion of ginnings this year than lust year in Arkansas and Mississippi but a smaller proportion in Missouri. Cotton 1-3/32 inches made up from 7 to 9 percent of ginnings in Louisiana, Missouri and Mississippi but less than 5 percent in Arkansas and Tennessee. method called "the group weight control." Many of us are not aware of the chance we take by going through Venezuela, with a population of 5.000,000, is the best customer of the United States In Latin America. life weighing more than is good for us. The life insurance companies report that seriously overweigh persons are much more likely to get diabetes or heart disease or to die before their time. It should be made plain, however, that the group method of weight control is no cure-all. It does not always work. It does not help everyone lose weight. It is fairly new and we still have a lot to learn about losing weight together. However, It is safe and perhaps it will work for you. Why People Gain Weight If one is on the too heavy Bide, don't blarne fate or your family tree. Chances are nine out of ten It is the food you eat. Overweight is one of the big nutritional prob- ems today. It affects an estimated one-fourth of the adu^ population. There is an ol dsaying — "A ean horse for a long race." That could well apply to people. People of average weight tend to live onger and feel better than those who are overweight. People over 30 are more apt to be overweight than underweight. There is a natural tendency to gain between 10 and 20 pounds Between your 30th and 40th year, and to gain more about 50. Much of the increase in weight results because people take less exercise and continue to eat as when they were active^ When a person develops a tendency toward overweight, he will )robably always have to watch his condition. Once you reach average weight, the secret is to eat just enough to maintain It. To ose weight a person must want o be thin. There are three main reasons or overweight — (1) eating too much, (21 not enough exercise, and (3) abnormal glands. Good Diet A good diet is the best solution o losing weight. Be sure to eat he Basic Seven Foods every day. Eat something every meal. Don't skip breakfast. Some folks kip meals but eat a candy bar nd drink a carbonated beverage instead. These furnish as many calories ns a well balanced meal but not the essential foods. Don't get off on fad diets- Take a moderate amount of exercise while you reduce. It takes a lot of exercise to lose just little weight. Double Meaning STAMPS, Ark. (IP) — Rural Mail Carrier John L. White of Stamps says he doesn't know how literally to take messages left in mail boxes along his route. He says this is typical: "Dear Mr White, please take this quarter and leave Stamps." Read Courier New* Classified Ads iYOU CAN iTHE QWER.QF e Jobs REAR-MOUNTED SQUARE BAR TOOL CARRIER! For nib*>IBng lobt, tough Bold cultivating, or working orchard »oil. you'll Uko the No. 75 Tool Carrier for your Maasoy-HaTTii Model 33 or 44 Tractor. BuiH of «tra heavy •quote bar flock —In 7, 10, or 14-foot width. Taket a wide variety,.of »hank« — straight or curved. Sweept arall- able in 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, and 2-1-Inch ilzei; Hi-Inch chleeli atao available. Second tool bar (oitra) bolu to the front bar foi additional clearance with »tatjgerod thank*. No. 20 Toot Carrier of earns basic design available tot S-plow Maeeey-Hairit Colt and Muitmg Tracton. 61 IMPLEMENT CO. N. Highway 61 Phon. 2142 "Your Massey-Harut Deattr"_ 60 30 1935 1940 1945 1950 MORE CORN FROM LESS ACREAGE — Corn acreage has been declining over the past twenty years after reaching in million acres In 1932. Despite this, corn production has been on the upgrade, reaching about 100 million tons in 1948. The yield in bushels per planted acre has also increased, reaching a high of 40 bushels per acre In 1946. Largely responsible for this increase has been the use ot hybrid seed and a greater utilization of mechanical equipment. Data from U. S. Department of Agriculture. Best Managed Companies Listed NEW YORK (/Pi—The American Institute of Management, a nonprofit organization, has listed the 10 companies it found in the "best managed" category in the country. The report lists 330 companies of 3,000 cover in a 12-month study as' being excellently managed. First place was awarded the Ho- .els Statler Co Inc.. "without doubt i ;he best in production efficiency." The report says an analysis of stat- er operations during 15 years war- ants the observation that the company could operate efficiently even f room occupancy were to fall to \ 35 per cent instead of the current i JO per cent. The other "top 10" companies ncluded American Telephone and Telegraph Co., E.I. du Pont de Nemours, B.F. Goodrich, Grand Unon, Minnesota Mining and Mnnu- acturing Co., National Cash Regis- er, National City Bank of N.Y., Procter & Gamble and Time, Inc. like to turn wtiat now is a hobby into a small business. Byrne started dabbling with ceramics back In 1947 when he made ear-rings and brooches. He decided to switch to pictures which he mounts on velvet backgrounds. OWN-ESTABLISHED 1901 »ORKIN EXTERMINATING COMPANY Announces the Opening of a BRANCH OFFICE IN BLYTHEVILLE, ARK. COMPLETE PEST CONTROL Surety Bonded Termite Control ORKIN EXTERMINATING COMPANY, INC. ••World's Largest Pest Control Co.* Ill South 2nd Street-Coll 8233 J T/oy Pictures LETHBRIDGE UP) — George F. Byrne of Lethbridge uses only a oothplck and a match to produce plicate floral pictures from clay. His pictures, ranging in size from to 4 Inches to 18 by 24, can be ound as far away as Salt Lake City, Jtah. He says some day he would PfVFA WOMEN ARE FOOLS TO MARRY-! I AGREE, BUT TELL ME, WHAT ELSE CAN A MAN MARRY? 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