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FRIDAY, MAY 14, 194R BLYTHEVILI.E (AHK.V COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN: n te Cotton Chopping Gets Under Way Rain Aids Farmers And Cool Weather Does Little Damage $4,300 in Security Bonds Offered In Save-rhe-Soil 4-State Contest A total of $4,300 tn security bonds Is being offered in prizes In the 1048 Savc-Enrlch Your Soil contest sponsored annually by the Memphis Chapter of the. Friends of tne Lund.' the Memphis Press Scimitar »u:l the Memphis Chamber ot Commerce. The contest, which Is divided Into three phases, father and son, tenant and owner-operator divi- High Home Approximately 90 per cent of the Nfississippl County cotton crop has been planted and chopping br- 8 an I slonSi mn^fer „ J BOO bo ,,d .,., i earnest over a greater Dart of'grand prize in each division, a $100 (he county early llns week. Comity holld to eacl , „„,, ,„,,,,,. w! , me> . f , n Agem Kcilh Bilbrey said today. D(m ds lo second place and *25 "~ ' ' bonds lo third place winners. The purpose of the contest Ls to stimulate the use of land accord Rain laic last week and ear.y this iveck helped the cotton crop tremendously, he said, enabling MWk Wre most tanners to get their chopping operations in full swing. The first reports of chopping in North Mississippi County this year came from the Dell vicinity, he said. Cool weather during the pa.st _.. has caused a re\v farmers to ire to re-plant some of Ihdr cotton bat the number is compara- I counties" in lively small and Ihe 1948 crop sea- counties In son as a whole is getting well under way. Missen Ahead of Rest of Slate Cotton planting for the state as'a whole was a little more than t\vo- thirdi complete this week, accord . - ing to Its capabilities and treatment according to its needs. The contest will he open to farmers in leading Mid-South counties only. Noirmiiitlons for entry in Ihe contest shall be made by the key banker of any county In any of the following counties of four states: -16 North Mississippi, 22 .. Eastern Arkansas, II counties In Southeast Missouri and 21 counties In West Tennessee. To Nominate Contestants Key bankers are appointed annually by the American Bankers Association. B. A. Lynch of Blythe- ing to the weekly weather and crop v iu e . is key banke? for Mississ'i'noi bulletin oj the State Extension County. Service. "About two-thirds or more I winners will be chosen from each of the acreage has been planted," the report stated, "but cool weat er likciy will necessitate some replanting." Some of the early cotton Li being chopped, according to the stais report, and a brisk, demand for choppers was predicted by May 20. The 1947 cotton crop in Arkan »as totaled 1,216.0:0 bales, 5.COO below the 1946 harvest. The estimate was based upon final ginnings as reported by the Bureau of Census. The crop was valued at $193.990.000 as compared with $207,317.000 for the 1046 crop. The figure was d," I of the counties to complete for stale •h- J honors in their respective states. Stales winners will be eligible to compete in the Mid-South contest for the grand prizes. Nominations from key bankers must be In the hands of the Memphis Chamber of Commerce not later than Jan. 15, 1049. The period Farm Bureau Insurance Men Plan Meeting Farm Bureau Insurance useiu., nnd Farm numui leaders from all jtiivi Ljiaki unii. 10, ly-jy, 1 im pcllOCl of time to be judged shall be the calendar year 1943. A judging committee will be appointed In each state with the chairman of the Agricultural Committee o( the Bankers Association of Hie respective states, serving as chairman. Judging will be based on point system with a total of 1000 points possible. Emphasis will be placed on Built 65 feet high in a live oak tree, (his is what C. Melkon Arslanian calls home. Arslanian, a 65-year-old rug dealer from West Orange, N. J,, will fight an eviction notice. He's lived in this tree-lop apartment 16 years. Agri Department, U. of A. Cooperate On Cotton Tests FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., May M. long time plan; (2) current 1 —The U. S. Department of Agricill- THE JUNE BRICO IDEA OF THE FINEST Trl!MG TO GET FOR. HER KITCHEN (5 •car's accomplishments (3) yield •ecorris <4) business management and i5> community leadership an':l civic participation. Undcr an ancient Roman law to r.urh extravagance, no woman was permitted to wear a dress ol more than one color. calculated at the season's average price of 31.2 cents a pound. From the 1947 crop, 490.000 torn of cotton seed were marketed at, an average of $86.10 per ton for a total return of $13,189,000. The 1946 cot- '.onseed production was 532.000 tons, but. the average price was J72.EO per , | ion, loi a total- relurn of $38,130- ture and the University of Arlcaiua* College, of Agriculture are cooperating on breeding cottons especially adapters to Arktnsns. Dean Llppeit S. Ellii of the College of Agriculture revealed today. Carl A. Moosberg has been employed Jointly by the Collon Divi- , sion of the Department ot Agricul- | lure and the Arkansas Agricultural • Experiment SUtion to cooperate in | Arkansas' REA Lines Extended 126,639 Families Receiving Service, State Report Shows LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May H. — (XJPI — The rural Heclrlflcatkm program In Arkansas has passed It.s peak as to Ihe connection nf customers, the slat( of the Public Rer- s'lcc Commission reported loday. "The bulk of backbone and feeder construction to laifie areas not previously served has been completed." the staff snid in an annual report lo Chairman c. C. Wine. 'The major portion of the remaining Program will be devoted lo short extensions and strengthening nnd looping existing fncllllles." The report revealed that 95 per cent of the state's area has been allocated— sa per cent lo rural electric cooperatives, 31.4 JMT cent to private firms, and .fi per cent to munlctpaly-owncd nlnnls. "Practically all the area of t he- slate which is feasible for rurnl electric development has been ->1- located," the report snld. Onn.'.o- calcda areas lie in national forests, densely-timbered river bottoms nnd mountainous country. The report revealed Hint 1.632 miles of electric line were built in 1941. bringing the total In Ihe slate to 27.839 miles. All firms connected 34.9S* customers during the year, bringing the total to 126,639 customers served. A total ot 56.5 per cent of a potential 224,00(1 customers now are receiving service, and the report predicted that the figure would ne. 67 per cent by the end of this year. Polk County's 2DX miles nf HUM led the state in construction In 1047, bringing Ihe tounty'.s .system to 340 miles. Benton County lends the stale with 1.503 miles . on It.s rural system, to 340 rnlle.s. Benlon County leads the stale with 1.203 miles on its rural system, followed closely by M I s s I p p I County with 1,013 miles. Mileage in other counties al the end of 1!H7 included Arkansas County, 778 Jnlle.s; Boone, 384: Clark, 551: Columbia 476; Garland,254; Hcinpslcad. 367; i Miller. 280; Nevada. 366: Onnchltn I 423: Pulaskl. 734; Sebastian, 253; arid Union, 547. Non-Fraternity Men Win Arkansat U. flection K. Ark., May 14. | UPi--Tabu]all(jn uf the if-.suH.s oil Tuesday's student body election r«- l vented yesterday Hint nmi-fintor' ill!)' students won n decisive victory [ for the second consecutive year. ' ..„ .,„„, „,,, 'i'lw Umepeno-nt parly swept all I over Arkansas will meet In Ullle • '"' two of Ihf thirteen pollltcnl nf- Rock on Wednesday tu make plans i " ces '" llle '' nce wlln (llp Irnter- for Ihe Farm . nureau Services u| l)'-barked New Deal parly. Stale Hep. John Korrest Ixmg of August*, Independent candidate, won mi easy victory for student Is a ix'rkxl •«i""«iirii" "tor" coun'iy ! ! )ml> ; I' 1 ™ 1 "'"" '>«'' «'«'«» Chi Pra- Farm n.ueaus lo emphasis o i '"".ff. °vf i"T U ' lx Uck , cy ' JV ' county incinuershlps the various j«, 1 "' 1c Uock ' by «l>P'°*uimle!y ( points ot the special services lli»li____ ' Kuril! limrnii provides for Its mem- " ~~~' bers. Recording lo »n announce-' name the delegates. Month, scheduled (or June It-July The Farm Bureau Services Moull Waldo Krasler, state i Principal speakers on the pro- executive secretary. [mm »t the l.lttle Rock mer.ltnR The ineettiiK will be held al 10 i *'" be Jw """""• Orady. vice. a.m. at the Niari,'" Ilo'iel In I ll.le ' P"» M ™} <" lhe Kl «'« ^'"' »»«•«». Roek. Deletions of Farm Bureau j /."!'„ .£. "i' <Cl | 'T' 1 Eriw " rri!<1< " leaders and members me exneeled I r," cl< - st1 "' M'»slsiilppl, reprcsentln K horn every cmmtv In the *tj e I " le , Pnl ' 1 " """''"' ''""'-Knee eom- i r- M , , J panics, and l.nrry Wllllnms »[ Deaden, n f If °' 1BI >'"| e '""'. !»«'- I Alolnes, low,,, president of (he ],,w n t\i.,n B,, Ml -isls»lppl Ccmnty j F,mvi Bureau Insurance company. ' re, ","""''" l "" t " '"•'"B"- '' lr " ls ''"' l'«« stnle-wMe special a „ l",^ 1 ' B , (llls , ™""' y wmlkt ' mo " lh wl " ^ '"'«'» «t ""« '"««'<" ««le,h „'!"', * bllt ,""" 'W-(«'«l the county delegations wll Ohli-ndn^ °f ^ ta ^"^-»- f. I P>«" special prosiams and meelln B ^ ~ I" each county (o acmuilnt the Faun Bureau membership wlllr tin- f'Hrrn Bureau services. Ohlendorl. of Gilder. Is chnlrltlHn of the Pium Btireuii Insurance Committee In tills county sml will breeding research at. the Cotton "" rianna. the dean stated j P^SldCnt Holds Mr. Moosbcrg is a native of Tex- OntImicf-i/- Vi0«l/ us and a graduate of Texas Tech- WP« ""'STIC V ICW COO. Rains Carisr SnmR l)elay - : i, The 1943 crop season a.s a whole nological College at Tjiibboclc. He has spent a total of 17 years with the Bureau of Plant Industry of the U.S.D.A. as trainee and cotton breeder being stationed at Greenville. Texas, and In Ariaona and WASHINGTON. May 14. — (UP) — Emll Schrarn. president of the New Ynrfc Stock -Exchange, said today he does not believe the country Is headed tor * btg depression In the near future. I I) iljc ^HTU ^.l vjp ftcil.lull (l.-j H WDOlti vjniiiu. inn. iiu.-i I "Of all the marvels of mortem 'j is getting well under way .although j search on Ihe l science, J j work still is behind schedule in | cotton plant anc I l j some areas, and ants have caused I <ollon. as well a California. This work included re- "Provided we keep our heads " hr . ,n»r,.|, n,, ,h. ^,..c^,~... ., ... said _ ,.j do not f( ,' nr nmnvvaj : , n ; , j Xothinr (hrills (he wife more I • than -m VinmA ...._.i;.. I I than a. home a p pliancy J We're pleased to report that wt'tc i petting in more in a few 1 ocalUies. Farm work was delayed some last week by wet fields, but fair was made in most, areas. physiology of the id oi\ irrigation or breeding studies i with Such well-known varieties as ' Acala, Rowden, Lone Star, Delta- pine, and Stoneville. Mr. Moosberp h as a Iso assisted the Texas Agri - 51 "ample" soil moisture for current cotton.? adapted to mechanic*! • Of ihesc ' J the l • s " at!l , J Scrn : letin said the state nou- has ! cultural Experiment StatJoji brerd cotton.? i harve.s;in^. needs. Cool weather early last week was crops, especially cotton and rice. Seeding of rice is «-ell along— much further advanced than it wax this time 3fl-st year. Seedbeds have been prepared and recent During the war years Mr. Moosberg ;-ipent .some time conducting varieta. studies with castor beans in North Texas and Western Oklahoma. Prom 1&W to 1<M5 hR WAS , . flattened in India us an employe* ot the Army Air Force, nnd. had an - flntioli nor do I look' for the great depression whose failure to appear hns so clrngrltred the Marxian ccim- omlsls and statesmen." Schran testified before the Joint Congressional Economic Committee. He said he Is confident the nation has emerged from the pcrlnd of shortages ami 'already has entered the "postwar period of sl.nbll- IzrUlon." He sees no reason, he snid, why a large volume of goods cannot continue to be produced and sold. , opportunity to observe the produc- lion «' cotlon, rice, wheat, and oth- protects crops from cultivation damage • PROTECTS YOUNG PLANTS • SMOTHERS SMALL WEEDS • INCREASES ACRE YIELD The only perforated guard. Fin anv I,iic model it.ictor cuhiv jtor. Speed of Ir.uiOr go\ccnt .imoxinr of din goinp TCMini; nn ground. Ciii.ird docs nor prrmii tump', nr rnhbi«h 10 gci nr.ir pljriv. C»c< f.tMcr, ^c(ret culm.in'cn of torn, poi.ii<,cs. cnuon, tomatoci, c^hb.igc, lobjcro, soy bcjni. Your Local Dealer "61" Implcrr.ent Company N'orlh C(h ,S(, . I'hone 2M2 | Farmers Should | Know Amount of [Fertilizer to Use —.— _ „ 1 . iv ^. 1 .,,.. 6 * Tt Is inrportrtnt for farmers to is working on cottons which will i know what grade or amount o[ (or- O en- provide Arkansas farmer* wifh j lil ' zcr '" use in production of nny although some replanting .sl^'Shesl. nei returru! because of high ' Blven crop (or Kcvernl reasons, nc- neccs.,ary tine to washing:. Cut- production and quality comblni-rt j cording to County Agent Keith Ril- worrns and other insect.s have done ' w *th cirsease- anrt in.scct-rcsrstftncc. i orey. i i So | ls vary , v | rt( ,|y | n p| an | . -showers were helpful in getting gootl •j| germination and stands. Cooi . . !.'weather, however. a p ns tmfavorable er agricultural crops in that coun- i j for rice and enabled grass to get a '•' i r Ji^tart. Some freld.s hai'e been water- t[ eri to keep grass down. Cause Mast of the early corn has been planted, add good .stand.*; are general In his new position a,<t cooperative agent at the Cotton Branch Experiment Station. Mr. Moosherg T.MN1..«» B».WIM« C« M1MI-M.1, T» N « Fatten Your Hog* Quicker With (taring's TANKAGE Call or Write Buring Packing Co. Incorporated Wilson, Arkansas • oanipge. Prospects for oats continued fav- ! Jui :___ _ |"»'55CO ; orsrjle as a rirle list week, although | | cutworms caused extensive damage j I j iir .some northwestern areas and j in ! a«ny worms are hurting the crop | in some eastern counties. Oats for • liay ar(. about, ready to cnt. Oilier hay crops and pastures are making a fine growth. . Cattle are gaining, and milk flow is al a high level. 25 Per Cent Gain "Mississippi County will have a. still h.cher cotton yield Ihls year if , sou alrei the crop turns out like present pros- amounls peels indicate." Mayor Ben F. But- Tne stra-vvberry harvest is abont Ter of'o eoa s T^ K'^: 00",.^^ '" ' le " onh ^»»lv-- «• Mcmphta "urh,/Major's To,,u«oc, are doin, ,el, a,tho llg h I °^ l £^££?^ M rma^in^eTr. MMWe ™ b ' e !?j Co,,:,t y w,n h e increased ^^ Frui', prospect.s are relatively fav- ora'ole except peaches In the areas aamageri hy free?^. 2S per cent this year," he predicted. "If we have a favorable season, r -ook Tor a harvest of between 215 CCO and SOO.f.flO bales." . food contents, he said, and may be badly deficient in some respect-s. i Knowing what the soil content.'!. 1 farmers can provide the right grarit of fertilizer In Ihe amount most l profitable for larger yields at a I lower cost n«r unit of production.! I They etui also avoid spending j money for plant food materials tlv.- ' soil already conlalns in .suficien! '• . Mr. Bllhrcy points out that inter csted Mississippi County fanners can learn the available piant fo.id content of their soil and what fer- Ulizer lo add through (he soil testing laboratory. It | s maintained al the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture at P a y t it I p. v I II e. Farmers desiring this service 5-hnulc, Krl In louch with the county af;ont. No need to spend your Savings for Repairs or Improvements Pay Out of Income the Easy Way Phone 551 for "The Man From the Lumber Yard" who will take care of all details. E. C. ROBINSON LBR. CO. 319 West Ash Street 'Friendly Huilding Service" Phone 551 Have the EQUIPMENT when you need it... Get Your MOWERS NOW and New Holland Hay Balers And let us keep your other machinery in repair Russell Phillips Tractor Co. DOUGLAS LAWSON, Mgr. S. Highway. 61 Phont 2171 Real Estate, Business, Farm and Auto LOANS »«r k«jla|, rcAiun«ln(, k«lldlnf, ri Farm landf and AuU luni. 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