The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 9, 1956 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 9, 1956
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEYILLI (ARK.) COURIER XEWS FRIDAT, MARCH 9,199* RE VIEW — FORECAST NCC Asking Congress For Broader Program. WASHINGTON - A nine-point program for alleviating the "most critical situation ever faced by the cotton industry" has been offered to the House Agriculture Committee by Rhea Blake, executive vice president of the National Cotton Council. Blake, speaking for an organiza- at prices below that fixed for do• - • -- mesttc mills increases greatly the threat from imports facing the D.S. industry. He warned that imports, especially from Japan, are increasing at an "amazing me" and in December, 1955, actually were greater than textile exports by U.S. Continued unchecked increases in textile imports could play havoc with the domestic industry which is by far the best customer of cotton fanners. It is imperative, he said, that this market be protected. Seeks Relief He expressed hope relief could be secured through an agreement between the two countries under existing legislation. If this is not done, thin it will be necessary to seek leg- tion which represents all six segments of the raw cotton industry, said he is highly pleased that one important point of the Council's over-all cotton program had been met by the Department of Agriculture's decision to offer its stocks of upland cotton for export of competitive prices. The Council, at its recent annual meeting in Biloxi, Miss., recommended "appropriate governmental action to dispose of surplus cotton stocks and to re-establish and maintain traditional export markets for TJ.S. cotton and cotton textiles." Council officials had urged USDA to begin an export sales program under authority it now has. Cites Export Goal uues wH-n U u», j£iatjon to make imposition 0 , quo . Blake also expressed^ satisfaction mandaton . that Agriculture Secretary Benson earlier this week had established an export goal of 5 million bales annually for the United States. Blake said the new export sales policy for cotton accentuates the need for import quotas on foreign- made cotton textiles. He said sale of U.S. cotton abroad STRAWBERRY PLANTS State Inspected Blakemore $6.00 per thousand Express Collect V. C. HUETER Leachville, Ark. Ph. 183 tas mandatory. The Council program includes a recommendation for reasonable limits on textile imports and help for Japan in regaining her natural and historic markets. Emphasizing the need for immediate action to implement the other seven points in the Council's cotton program, Blake said that 1955 cotton acreage was the lowest since 1883. Equally as disturbing is an additional 4 per cent reduction in 1956 and the prospect of another 10 per cent cut in 1957 unless the present surplus can be materially reduced. The carry-over at the end of the current marketing year will be about 14 million bales, he estimated. "Positive Approach" "The decision to sell all qualities of American cotton at competitive prices in the world market is a positive approach to the problem of reducing this enormous carry-over," Blflke declared. "However, it would be a fatal mistake for the industry, or for Congress, to assume that this action alone will solve our problem. We must not relax our efforts to secure, a comprehensive program which attacks the cotton problem on a broad front." Blake recommended that attention be given immediately to these other of the industry's program: 1. Appropriate incentive payments to fanners who voluntarily reduce their cotton acreage below their individual farm allotments. 2. Development of information on, and a plan for, recognizing tech- noligical improvements in the production of cotton in the price support system. 3. Shifting the base of cotton parity from 7i8 inch middling to the average grade and staple of the crop. 4. Increase in federal and state funds for research which would double such appropriations over a five-year period, with cotton sharing on a basis commensurate with its needs, and development of a long-range program to finance from private sources research and promotion in amounts adequate to make cotton fully competitive with synthetic fibers and other competing materials. 5. Labeling of tetxile products to show their true fiber content. 6. Opposition to substitution of cotton poundage quotas for market- On Missco Farms Maloch Says LEE SOYBEANS Registered, Certified and Non-Certified Lee Seed Soybeans. Also Certified Ogden, Non-Certified Ogden, Dorman and Other Varieties. Lespedeza, Clovers, Grasses and Other Field Seeds. Your Patronage Appreciated BLYTHEVILLE SOYBEAN CORP. Ph. 3-6856 1800 W. Main Blytheville, Ark. Ph. 3-6857 Tt you have curiosities or questions to ask about irrigation, then I recommend to you our countywide irrigation meeting in Manila on the night of March 20. The meeting begins at 7:30. Nationally outstanding authorities will assist us with this meeting. Co;i- Variety Xeste Have you ever wished that you could plant a half acre each of eight or ten top cotton varieties so that you could observe the differences and check yield results? If you are interested in such a test on your farm let us know. The University— is cooperating—with- county agents in these tests and will furnish one-half bushel lots of seven or eight top cotton varieties. New Alfalfa Bulletin A very fine new alfalfa leaflet 'has just been released by the Extension Service and College of Agriculture. Much of the new information and recommendations is based on the East Arkansas alfalfa research program, most of It in Mississippi County. Buffalo and Ranger are the only two alfalfa varieties recommended for Arkansas where long term stands are desired. Because of its high yield and better recovery in summer months, the Buffalo variety is superior to Ranger. If interested ask for leaflet number 223. The New Look I am taking a new look at the 4-" Club program. I have always been tremendously impressed with the way young people can benefit by participating in a 4-H Club. It builds personality, self confidence, and a pride in possession or in doing something on their own. I I am impressed again because [ Jim, my 10 year old, has enrolled in 4-H Club work this year and he is proud as a peacock. Parents, all of us are inclined to look upon our youngsters as still babies. Watch and help your youngster in 4-H Club work and you will watch a young adult develop rapidly. . . Encourage your youngster in 4-H Club work. Ask them how they are ;etting along. .Why not send or bring your boy to the next county-wide tractor maintenance school? This time it will be held in the Delta Implements store at Blytheville, It will start at 7:00 o'clock on Tuesday night, March 13. Nematode Control Have you had any nematode roblems in your garden? Do you have nut grass that you would like to get rid of?. The Dow Chemical Company has a new material — "Dowfume MC-2." It is very effective in destroying nematodes and weed and grass seed. Hot bed and hot house people are using it to destroy weed and grass seeds before establishing the plants that they are producing. You spread out a large plastic sheet, anchor it down on all sides, then release this poisonous gas under the sheet. The entire Notre Dame football field was renovated with this gas last year. The gas destroyed all grass and grass seed, then they ! re-seeded with the particular grass I they wanted in the sod. I am going to fumigtae some small lawn areas this year before the owners put out Zoysia grass. It will serve as a demonstration to show you how it works. The first two demonstrations I will give will be on the Kendall Berry lawn in Blytnevllle and with Alex Curtis at Manila. Thi, P. D. Foster Company will be the distributor for the Dow products. Blackeyed Peu You know anything better to eat than blackeyed peas and corn bn -d? The fruit and branch experiment station at Hope has developed a superior^ blackeyed pea. Us name is Monarch. Last year \ he:3 purple hull and brown sugar crowder peas produced 2,021 pounds of shelled peas respectively the Monarch blackeyed pea produced 2,900 pounds. Are you interested in some of the seed? Minimum orders of 25 pounds and the price is lOc per pound P.6.B. the Experiment Station at Hope, ,Ark. Corn Dixie 22 has the highest live-year average yield tested at the Clarkdale, Arkansas Experiment Station. The five-year average yield was 64 bushels per acre. Of course there are many other good corn hybrids. If you are curious, check with your County Agent. Research Pays Research has put a "chicken in every pot." When I was a kid we usually had our first fried chicken about the 4th of July. Then if we had church picnics or the preacher came to see us we could look forward to wonderful fried chicken. Do you-'realize that fryers cost about as much in the depth of depression as they do today? Research on the control of diseases and present day mass production of broilers makes it possible for us to have chicken at a reasonable price, and any day of the week we want it. Last year the American people ate 23 pounds of chicken per person. How many pounds did you eat 20 years ago? . RESEARCH makes possible cheaper and more desirable food. WARNING ORDEE IN THE CHANCERY COURT, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS Wendell W. Reel, Pltf. vs. No. 13,230 Delia Raye Reel, Dft. The defendant, Delia Raye Reel, is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Wendell W. Reel. Dated this 1st day' of March, 1956. SEAL GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk. By OPAL DOYLE, D. C. Percy A. Wright, Atty. 3/2-9-16-23 B? D. V. MALOCH BfiuiMippI County Agent National 4-H Club Week Fifteen hundred thirty-two 4-H club members in South Mississippi County are celebrating National 4-H Club Week, March 3-11. This is the largest enrollment of 4-H club members ever recorded in South Mississippi County. Many parents give guidance and assistance to their own children in project demonstration work. More parent participation in guidance and assistance is greatly needed. About 60 local leaders and teachers assist the 34 organized com=- munity and school 4-H clubs. On a county basis, many leaders make a definite contribution to 4-H club work with their talents or their money. 4-H club work is actively supported with money and leadership by the • following organizations: Osceola Chamber of Commerce Osceola Kiwanis Club Mississippi County Farm Bureau South Mississippi County Home Demonstration Clubs. Special prizes are awarded by Ben F. Butler Company and Miss- co Implement Company. A number of business firms have helped focus attention on 4-H club work with publicity. Since membership in 4-H club work is strictly a volunteer activity, it takes many volunteer leaders to promote it. The organization does a lot of good for many boys and girls. With more volunteer leaders, more parent participation and - an extra full time worker or two, South Mississippi County 4-H club program would be second to none in Arkansas. Inspiration From Work Jack Duclos, a former district vice-president and county champion 4-H club member, made a good record for himself in 4-H club work. He not only did good project and leadership work but gave a lot of encouragement and guidance to other 4-H club members. After winning a scholarship of 3300 for tractor maintenance work, he entered college at Arkansas Tech and later enrolled at the University of Arkansas .College of Agriculture where he has made a very good record. He planstoget -bis mastsrs~-iiegree at the Uulvet^ sity of Arkansas in agronomy. Two of Jack's brothers who were ajKo good 4-H members followed Jack by enrolling in the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture. Individuals Grow in 4-H Work Lacy Powell, a former president of the Burdette 4-H club and county champion boy, graduated from a church college and has been a teacher and a religious leader ever since. He received much inspiration from his superintendent of schools end 4-H leader. L. H. Autry, and nis 4-H club activities under the direction of his county extension asents, E. H. Burns and Inez Kincaid. County Champions Some of the former county champion boys and girls selected by the agents in the past'were: 1955 — Russell Duclos and Patsy Morris 1954 — Pete Cox and Marilyn Lutes 1953 — Billy Lutes and Mabel Lynn" Crook 1952 — Glen Brackett and Nancy Morris 1951 — Jack Duclos and Anita Holmes You Are Invited to Bring Your Tractors In For Repair Specialzing In FERGUSON and FORD Lewis Morrow SHOP FOREMAN JACK ROBINSON IMP. CO. ing quotas based on an acreage allotment. 7. Opposition to dollar limitation on price suport loans. FRO/M M AS S E Y-HAR R IS built to trigger a new tractor age. 1 fabulous new MASSEY-HARRIS WITH Call Or Stop By Today For A Free Demonstration At No Obligation 61 IMPLEMENT CO Hiway 61 N. The former'* Home of Satisfaction MASSW-fMMK Ph. 2-2142 Each year, more and more of America's tractor owners switch to 100-plus octane PROPANE . . . the modern DRY fuel that stops dilution and carbon, and gives fire times the oil mileage of gasoline tractors! Longer engine life cuts maintenance costs, a great money saver for today's modern power farming. The Blytheville Propane Company is the only LP-GAS i Company in this area now using a fleet of tank trucks / directed by on the spot 2-way Radios in their delivery JF- of farm and home propane. This means taster, more V efficient service to you, the consumer. ' Blytheville Propane Co. "Propane Gat For All Farm and Horn* Herts" Hlway 61 North Blytheville, Arkansas Phon '.l"_ 2 ? 61 1950 — Bryon Heard and M»« Beryl BeyD) • 1949 — Lavon Easley and Sturley Heard 1648 — James Hairnet and Patof Nunnally 1947 — J. P. Jtckaon 1946 — Junior Scrivener 1945 — Buddy Clark and GeraW dine Pierce 19 44 _ j. K. Scrivener 1943 — Cecil Blake and Batata* Frashier Our records fail to show definitely the names of county champion girls in 1944, 1946, and 1»47. If anyone knows the names of the girls, the county extension agents would like to know them. Bead Courier News Classified Adi. Life-Saving LIVIUM Gives You That CONFIDENT FEELING: , ins that en d {ot Hutwut CHICK sun"* W irt,lift-»«vi«« A MOORE BROS. STORE W. Hiway 18 Ph. 3-9791 % Our messenger will call for your prescriptions a ad deliver the compounded medicines — no extra charge. You're assured prompt, precise compounding and fair price*. Woods Drug Store Phon« POplar 3-4507 CHATTER-BOX "A Better Plate to Go." 441 80. iltt 8t. MICHELOB DRAFT BEER Gnver L, Fmfcf, •wmr W. L, Fund, M«T.

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