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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1954 BLYTHEVILLR (ARK.)' COURIER HKWI PAffli REVIEW «• FORECAST ^ fl Small Wheat Producer Gets Break by Ruling ; The small wheat producer has* been given a "break" in new cross-compliance provisions announced recently by the United States Department of Agriculture, according .to Coy McNabb, extension economist at the University of Missouri. A larmer who harvests no more than 15 acres of wheat next year will not lose his eligibility for price support on other crops, provided he stays within his allotments on all the other crops for which acreage allotments have been determined for his farm. The 15-acre-or-less cutoff also applies to wheat marketing quotas and marketing penalties. A farmer may harvest and sell up to 15 acres of wheat without paying a marketing quota penalty. He will not be eligible for price support on wheat, however, unless he harvests no more than his actual allotments. It should be noted, says McNabb, that the rules apply to wheat harvested, rather than to wheat planted. New legislation provides that farmers who plant In excess of any crop acreage allotments will be given an opportunity to adjust •their acreage before harvest. Any 'wheat acreage used before maturity for hay, silage, pasture or a green-manure or cover crop will not be considered as wheat in determining compliance for wheat marketing quotas or price support. To be eligible for price support 'on corn, tobacco, cotton, peanuts "or other crops, a farmer may harvest no more than 15 acres of wheat or his actual allotment — whichever is the greater, and stay within his 1952-53 average acreage of commercial vegetables, potatoes antj dry beans. 'To be eligible for Agricultural Conservation Program assistance in 1955, he is required to stay within his actual allotments on all the basic crops, Including wheat. Weather And Crop Bulletin (Compiled by cooperative efforts of USDA, Extension Service, ^ Department of Commerce and " University of Arkansas College of Agriculture.) The mean temperature for the past week, as determined from the records of 19 stations, was 60 degrees, which is normal. Weekly means ranged from 56 degrees at Flippin to 66 degrees at El Dorado. The highest temperature reported was 84 degrees at Stuttgart on the 25th; the lowest, 33 degrees at Batesville on the 23rd. The average rainfall for 22 stations was 1.02 Inches. Weekly totals ranged from 3.50 inches at Fayetteville to none at Blytheville and Portland. The western and northern sections of the BIG MUSTARD LEAVES — Rev. J. C. Dickinson, 701 W. Ash, Blylheville, was delighted with the size of these mustard leaves. They measured nearly three feet long and weighed one-quarter pound each. They are 12 inches wide. (Courier News Photo) State had the heaviest weekly totals. Although additional soil moisture would benefit fall seeded crops in a number of counties, the situation is generally satisfactory over most of the State. Fall seeding of small grains continues with a large proportion of the acreage already up to a good. stand and a limited acreage now furnishing some grazing. Ca tile continue to improve us better grazing is no\v available. Light frosts were reported during the week. COTTON' harvest is well advanced — possibly three-fourths complete even in the Delta areas. Dense foliage makes picking more difficult. Considerable snapping of bolls is reported. The RICE harvest is nearln completion and good yields have IT COULD BE 'YOUR MONEY ...WHY TOSS IT AWAY? The mutual money-saving Insurance which Raymond Zachry sells is, of course, first-class insurance in every respect. Yet it costs from 15% to 20% less than non-mutual insurance. That 159r or 20% difference eomts to you as -A dividend- saving. It's a lot of money. S3 back out of every $10 spent. It could be your money. Why loss it away? Check with Raymond Zachry tomorrow to see how you can get it. RAYMOND ZACHRY 118 N. 2nd. Insurance Agency Phone 3-8815 been realized. Some fields are down and this slows up harvest. SOYBEAN harvest is in full swing. Yields are generally low and there are reports of uneven maturing which results in some shattering while other beans are too green to combine. Some seeding of WINTER GRAINS continues although the bulk of the acreage has now been planted. Stands are generally good and some early acreage is now being grazed. Additional moisture would benefit fall seeded .grains in some areas but as a whole, good progress is reported. Only light frosts are reported to date and late HAY .crops and SORGHUMS are making good growth. Much of the late sorghum Is being utilized for silage. Late hay. while limited in volume, will be of considerable help. Most CORN has already been harvested. PASTURES are furnishing good grazing and LIVESTOCK are making uams. MILK PRODUCTION has also increased; STOCK WATER is adequate. Marketing continues heavy hut has slowed some as pastures improve. The FARM LABOR supply is generally adequate although the demand for COTTON" PICKERS continues strong. Caught by the Ears SAN DIEGO. Calif, tffi — A puppy got his head stuck in the middle hole of a discarded auto wheel Mrs. Eleanor Bowe and her foui children couldn't get it out. Sgt. L. C. Earnest of the sheriff's force folded the pup's ears back close against its neck and pulled H out by the tail. The ear? (Cocker Spaniel type in this casei had trapped it. JOHN DEERE — -4O"TRACTOR Good performance! Wide adaptability to all-around farming work! Outstanding economy! These are lealures that have always been found in John Deere Tractors. You'll find them all in full measure in the modem John Deere "40" Series. Now we can furnish just the model to fit your exact needs— Standard (one-row), Tricycle (two- and four- row), Utility (for orchard*, groves, vineyards, AND QUIK-TATCH WORKING TOOLS etc.)—each with the time-proved Touch-o- malic hydraulic control, exclusive Load-and- Depth Control, and heavy-duty 3-point hitch. As for working equipment, you can choose from more than 40 Quik-Tatch working tools made by John Deere as well as any standard 3-point hitch tools made by other manufacturers. Come in and talk it over. MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO. Phont 3-4434 South Highway 61 <&* ftw JOHN DEERE Dealer/** QUALITY FARM EQUIPMENT Something to Think About By GERTRUDE B. HOLIMAN County Borne DemonitrmtioB Ajenl " County Council We sure had a good council meeting. Those that didn't come just missed It. We learned quite a bit about wills and the new Social Security laws; the United Nations and how to display flags. Mra. James Roy, attorney, and Bill Sovlhack, secretary in the Social Security office at Jonesboro, were guest speakers. Mrs. Gene Bradberry, vice-president , of the county council gave an excellent devotional. As part of the celebration of United Nations Week, Mrs. Aaron Williams gave a discussion on the UN. and Elizabeth Brister, a 4-H'ev gave a demonstration and discussion on how to display flags. There were about 25 articles from other countries on display. . The hostesses for the council were Ynrbro H. D. Club and Number Nine H. D. Club. Thanks to everyone that had a part in making the council a success. It was a job well done. 4-H Honor Elizabeth Brister has recently received an "A" award on her scrapbook that was entered in state competition. She received an "A" award 4-H Identification card to carry in her billfold. 4-H Picture 4-H rdfcord sheets have been graded and the winners in both senior and junior groups have been selected. There were 16 girls that placed first in projects. The winners of both boys and girls met recently for a group picture. L. G. Nash of the International Harvester Company sponsors the project of having the pic- Lure of the winners put on calen- ders each year. Mr. Nash is a real supporter of 4-H work. Each year he also presents the champion 4-H boy and girl with a sterling silver cream pitcher and sugar bowl. Try This Housekeeping takes a lot more than just pushing buttons. Even with all of our modern equipment cleaning materials, and tools, man> homemakers work too hard. Take advantage of time and energy-saving methods. Reading instructions and planning carefully can reduce labor. With fall in the air most Arkan-1 sas homemakers will be thinking of housecleaning. With painted surfaces may be cleaned with a mixture of one part kerosene and one part white vinegar. Shake well each time before using. Then dampen a cloth and rub the soil area. Wipe dry with a clean cloth, Varnished finishes such as floors, lurniture, and woodwork can be cleaned with a mixture of three tablespoons of boiled linseed oil, one quart of hot water and one tablespoon of turpentine. Mix the three ingredients togeth- PLAGUED—Some parts of northern Texas arc beset by a plague of grasshoppers that threatens large crop losses. The invasion is especially bad in the Dallas area. Above, Louis Turner, of Wylie, north of Dallas, shows his corn, stripped of leaves and fruiting ears. He said: "Nothing's left and it didn't lake them long to do it." The hoppers, by the thousands, are attacking corn, alfalfa, cotton and vegetable crops. (EXCLUSIVE NEA ruOXO) 50 1945 1950 1954 PROPS FOtVWHEAT INCREASE~The Government support price for each bushel of wheat to farmers has Increased $1.26 since 1941.' Above Newschart traces rise from 1941 (98 cents per bushel) to 1954 (224 cents per bushel). Only drop was 1040 when support price dipped to 195 cents per bushel. and wash the varnished area with it. Wipe dry and polish with a soft cloth. Do you like furniture polish for your furniture Then make your own by mixing one part linseed | oil and two parts turpentine. It [ is good for use on oiled, varnished, and lacquered furniture. It's Time To 1. Call a meeting of your community leaders to discuss what community goalK can be planned for helping young people. 2. Fay close attention In the lay- Ing house, During the fall Osiy-- v.'hen cloys are worm nnti nights cool, the ventilation problem Is more complicated limn In I he summer. Many Hocks gut colds cluriny the fall and cosMy drop in cg8 production results. Keep the birds comfnrlatalc. 3. Observe the flock often for By the Numbers DETROIT l.fl — Wtme Holmes is doing his Cflth jEill term — for the ;nme old fiiiliny. Holmes' little winrilt 1 5s a ti'vimpecl-up tale to housewives that their husbands have "hit the numbers." But Holmes tells the wives they'll hiwu sii-ns of disease. Costly poultry dls eitessrmiboa diseases can be controlled easier it treatment is started early. 4. Begin planning for ;i community harvest festival under the sponsorship of your rural community improvement pro^nun. Mystery Story ALEXANDRIA, Va. W) — Mrs. Chester W. Moron told police of three foundling babies left in a paper box on her back steps. Sh« said a man and a woman in a yellow convertible drove up early at night, the mnn got out and left tli cm. The babies: young squirrels. Patrolman Walter L. Hughei adopted them. to pay up pnst losses before tb« husbands can collect. As ftlwayi — one of the wives didn't fall for 1 the yarn. MAKI YOUR OWN A I N SPRINKUNS IS ©ODD CROP 1H- SURANCE bec«us» It makoi !« p«- flbl. for you to irrigate wh«n «nd where you need to. THE A-M SYSTEM glv«t you many tuduilv* fwoil H moarti faster, easier, foolproof eoupKnf coupling! Every valve, coupling and fitting h mede of fkwit alloy ... YET A-M SYSTEMS COST NO MORB Dealers Wanted! A-M SPRINKLER IRRIGATION SYSTEMS McKINNON'S Irrigation Equipment Co. Manila, Ark. PhoM Ut -TO ALL VOTERS- We appeal to all Farm Bureau members, as well as all public spirited citizens to vote in every election. It is your duty as well as your privilege. The next important election is the General Election on November 2. We believe there are two very important matters on the ballot which should be given special attention and thought by every voter. We definitely feel that the "Three Mill County Road Tax" should be approved. Much thought and study has been given to the proposed constitutional amendment for 100 per cent assessment. We think there is sufficient reason to oppose this amendment. —BALLOT SAMPLE- ROAD TAX For Tax . . . : .. ....... .. . .. ...... ....... JX] Against Tax ..... ,. ; . ................. | | —BALLOT SAMPLE— Proposed Constitutional Amendment "No. 43 LEGISLATIVE—EQUALIZATION OF PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENTS For Amendment No. 43. . . .,.,...,..,.....,..,.,. • [ | Against Amendment No. 43 -.-.,.,. T ... . |X] MISSISSIPPI COUNTY FARM BUREAU H. A. Segraves Karl H. Wildy Hays Sullivan William Wyatt Sw.-Tre»«. Vlee-Prw. Vlcc-Prm, Prenldtnt Pol. Adv. Paid for By Mississippi County Farm Bureau 330,000 BUSHELS OF FEDERAL LICENSED PUBLIC STORAGE ill Soybeans This Winter? ... IF YOU THiNK SO, YOU CAN STORE THEM AT Farmers Soybean Corp. Buyers and Warehousemen of Soybeans and all Farm Grains We Pay TOP PRICES Everyday for Soybeans and Combine Milo. W« also carry complete lines of fall seeds. J FARMERS SOYBEAN CORP. Broadway & Hutson Sts. Blytheville, Ark. Phone 3-8191 "The Home of Sudden Service"