The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 29, 1953 · Page 7
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FRIDAY, MAY 29, 1953 CARK.V COURIER NEWS Farmers Toil at Night Worry about Benson LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Cotton farmers, among others, still are a little perplexed with Secretary of Agriculture Benson. They just don't know what he stands for. Benson ate barbecue chicken with the members of the powerful Delta Council in Cleveland, Miss., last week. The Secretary told the Council he meant to do right by the cotton farmers. this + Sen. Russell, Georgia Democrat, has demanded that the Eisenhower administration outline its farm plans. And those plans — as fai- ns the cotton farmer is concerned — are what about price supports on cotton. Russell minces no words. He demands that Benson stop, his "wait and see attitude" and says the Secretary should "make up his mind and take the farmer into his confidence." Night Work The rains have disappeared temporarily and Arkansas' farmers aren't knocking off when the sun goes down. The bobbing light of a tractor may be seen tar into the night as Arkansas farmers try to make up for lost time. The Federal-State Crop Reporting Service says the past week was the most favorable for farm work thus far in the present season. Land preparation, planting and greatly needed cultivation of delivered locally iuys o 1953 6IC PMup wllft: 105 HP Valve-in-head Engine • 8.0 to 1 Compression Ratio • "6-Footer" Cab • 45-A.mpers Generator « Double-Acting Shock Absorbers • Recirculating Ball-Bearing Steering • Self- Energizing Brakes • Synchro-Mesh Transmission . 6-Ply Heavy-Duty Tires. 'Model 101-22. DUAf-RANGE TPUCK HYDPA-MATIC and olher optional equipment, accessories, state and local taxes, if any, additional. Prices may vary slightly in adjoining communities duo to shipping charges. All.prices subject to change witbnul notice. HORNER-WILSON MOTOR CO. 309 E. MAIN STREET, 13LYTHEVILLE On Missco Farms County Ajmt Keilh J. Bilbrey Knockout I have seen Mississippi County agriculture recover from devastate ing blows. Even last year the county made a bigger crop than we could have expected under the severe drouth conditions. As far as I am concerned the farm conditions and outlook ai the moment are by,far the worst I.have seen. I hope we can experience a miraculous recovery. Prom all reports we had considerably more cotton planted In Mississippi County than In any of the other important cotton producting countierto the south of us—and we apparently lost all that advantage the third week In May. Replanting has been very heavy this week. The replanting plus that land which was planted the first time this week, again gives Mississippi County at least 50 per cent of its crop that will not come up until the first days of June. An earlier-than-average killing frost would be most destructive to Mississippi County agriculture this fall. New Seed Business The P. IV Foster Company told me yesterday that they had handled 450 tons of new cotton seed business in the last ten days. The business of that one company will indicate the late planting and replanting conditions existting here. some early crops is in full swing. Incidentally they estimated that _. . . , , 90 per cent of this late business was The heavy ram made for excess njfepr. p 0 v weeds which pose a threat to cotton and corn. Many fanners are replanting rather than stand the expense of hoeing-. Wilt was reported in Craighead County and scattered infestations of plant lice have appeared in Phillips. The Agency says early corn is improving rapidly, hay crops are in very good condition and fall sown small grains are ripening rapidly. Rice was "mudded in" number of counties, but the turn of good weather accelerated seeding. The strawberry harvest Is at its peak in the northwest part of the state and around Searcy County. The peach crop is reported very clean in all areas. A few early peaches are finding their way to market. Souped-up Cotton CoUon will need all the help it can get at this late planting date. F. Lund, soils specialist with he. Agricultural Extension Service, advises farmers not to spare the ertilizer when they plant the cotton to reduce the hazards of June 1-15 The Mississippi County Farm Bureau Health Committee, under the leadership of Hays Sullivan, chairman, has made rather complete plans for a county-wide educational program the first two weeks of June to teach all Mississippi Counts residents the values and necessity of prepaid hospital and surgical insurance. It seems that everyone is in general agreement with the plan and many interested groups are cooperating. During these two weeks, qualified speakers will be available to any group of people In the county to discuss health and hospital insurance. Any group that would like to learn about health and hospital plans should call Mr. Sullivan or me and between us we will get a speaker for you. Blue Cross-Blue Shield As I understand it, the Blue Cross-Blue Shield is a non-profit medical and hospital insurance program that operates in every state. I was surprised to find that one person in every four in America is already covered by this one health plan alone (there must be a hundred different, health and hospital plans all over America). In a report just received, the Blue Cross-Blue Shield plan paid to doctors and hospitals in Arkansas last year $1,559,591. That sounds like big business. The Blue Cross-Blue Shi'eld will open its membership books to all groups in Mississippi County during the June 1-15 period. See By Tlie Papers The June issue of the. Country Gentleman on itfi page entitled, Today, where they list important short items, has the following statement "Partners Union talks of captur ing Dixie membershipwi.se. Charle Brannon (ex-Sec, of Ag.) and Gu Geissler (ex-PMA) spearheading drive with firm Democrat backins . . . may be setting up "double plaj for '84 Congressional elections." Cotton Fertiliser Tests We now have important cottoi fertilizer tests established on the farms of Luverl Gaines at Yarbro Denny Hammond at Plat Lake torbett Stockton at Cole Ridge G. T. Gracey at Yarbro, Ear! Wildy at Leacliville, and J. W. ilaycler at Huffman. If you are Interested in one o these tests you should contact u in the next few days. The area re quired is less than one acre. The stand on this plot must be very good and no fertilizer mus have been used this year previous to our application. South's Dairy Production Casl't Meet the Needs of Her People FAYETrEVILL... Ark. — Dairy- and Texas took part. Call for Estimate First Time in Blytheville Machine Process Cleaning FOR VENETIAN BLINDS Tapes, Cords and Slats jtRKLlNG CLEAN and back on your windows in 24 Hours "Mr. Slots" 106 E. Main Paint, Glass & Wallpaper Phone 6207 ATCf/C£ YOUR VENUS ClEflMS, POLISHES, WAXES AUATONCEt WIPE QN-MbTGOeS/ Just wipe VENUS on, VENUS' own «nfo cleaning agents remove VENUS polishes easier than nny wax you've ever tried! Just wipe dull film and grimu^uickly, ens- lightly, nnd VENUS becomns A given diamond bright, lasting wax prolcctioni ily, yet gently. No rough ahrn- Riven! Already, your job is half Get VENUS from your dealer today! SERVICE STATIONS • AUTO SUPPLY STOWS GARAGES A product of Rt M. Hellfngihind Corp. • U«4*r In Mtlnt«n«ftc« Ch*mlc«lt men are failing to meet the demand for fluid milk throughout the South, but the supply of butterfat is larger than that used in fluid products for the year as a whole. These facts were reported after a recent study on the "Seasonability of Supply and Utilization of Milk in the South." The study was made by the Agricultural Experiment Stations of nine Southern States and-the U. S. Department of Agriculture, under provisions of the Research and Marketing Act. Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee delayed maturity. , Lund says if farmers wait to \pply nitrogen as n side-dressing t might result in late growth and ,ater maturity. SIDELIGHTS: One of the " speakers at, the Arkansas Future Farmers of America annual convention at Arkansas Tech in Russellville, June 22-24, will be Fred Reed, 21, of Hindsville, Ark., naitonal vice president of the FFA...University of Arkansas scientists have found that sericea, hay provided sufficient nutrients for cattle only when supplemented with grain... B. D. Weis of Board Camp, Ark., is editor of the American Goat Society's 1952-53 Yearbook, which is being published again after an bsen.ce of eight years. Findings also showed thnt although the supplies of fluid grade niilk varied considerably at different, seasons, the use of fluid milk products was relatively stable the year around. These findings are in agreement with results of an Arkansas study reported on last summer by Henry J. Meenen of the Arkansas Experiment- Station- staff. ,Mr. Mecnoii found, among other things, that there existed in Arkansas in 1949 a market for 10 per cent more fluid milk than was available from the state's producers, and that there was considerable .seasonal variation in the amount of milk delivered tu plants. The regional study shows, in addition, that the South uses consicipi- ably less fluid milk products per capita than does the country as a whole. The per capita consumption for the South was 11)3 pounds, compared with 385 pounds lor the United States. The report of this study fe published as Bulletin No. 25 of the Southern Cooperative Series. The Arkansas study Was reported in Experiment Station Bulletin 524. Single copies of each cnn be obtained from j the Bulletin Office, University of j Arkaneas College of Agriculture, Fayetteville. I The light of a candle 40,000 miles away could be picked up by the Palomar telescope, near San Diego, Calif. fferes how you can take part in. T nvitation Month TO JUNE 9tJv / — •^ ^ Visit your; Packard dealer NOW — during Packard Invitation Month. See (he new Packards and Packard CUPPERS. Tell us, in 25 words or less, how Packard or Clipper advertising should describe the feature you like best. Write your suggestion on the official par- ticipauon form which your Packard dealer will provide. Mail your official participation form before midnighi, June 9th. 25 BIG AWARDS 12 GRAND AWARD MOTOR SALES COMPANY 217 West Walnut Street Rlythcville, Ark April Cotton Consumption Up Census Bureau Reports Shows - Some Increase WASHINGTON W) — The Census Bureau lias reported Dint cotton consumption for the April period av- oniBi'd 3G.G87 bales for each working day. Tills compared with an average 9>,9M b»l« lot th« ootrttpondln? period a year ago, nnd with «,009 for tho March period this year. The dully average consumption of Union was 4,670 balea compared with 3,671 a year ago and 4,944 for the March period this year. More Statistics Consumption of cotton in the period totaled 905,071 bales compared with 848,055 ill April last year and 772,176 in the March period this year. Consumption of lint for the 9- inonth period ending May 2 totaled 7,190,770 bales and of lintcrs 1,000,458 bales. This compared with 7,060,725 and 1,031,111. respectively, in the corresponding period a year ago. Cotton on hand Mar 1 IndwIMU In consuming establishment!, I,8«5,0!X> bales of Unt compared with 1,574,318 a year ago. In public storage *nd at compresses, 5,534,848 bales of lint compared with 3,038,791 a year ago. Cotton spindles active on May 1 totaled 19,926,000 compared with 20.221,000 on March 28 Hit year and 19,626,000 on May 3 a year ago. The tithe system of contributing one-tenth of income to support the church originated with the ancient custom of dedicating one-tenth of the spoils of war to the gods, no cording to the Encyclopedia Brl- tannica, With this Leader of tht Self-Propelleds The JOHN DEERE No. 55 Combine j The savings in grain, time, work, and money that ara yours with tha John Deer» No. 55 Self-Propelled Com. bine mean greater satisfao j lion down through the years. With the thrifty No. 55, you save more grain or seed from every acre. 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