The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 29, 1953 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 29, 1953
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FRIDAY, MAT 29, 1953 BLTTHETILLB (ARK,)' COURIER NEWS Farmers Toil at Night Worry about Benson LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Cotton farmers, among others, still are a little pw-plexed 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 Clevelaiid, Miss., last week. The Secretary told the Council he meant to do right by the cotton farmers. Wo matches thh delivered locally Buys o 1953 CMC with: 105 HP Valve-in-head Engine • 8.0 to 1 Com- . pression Ratio • "6-Footer" Cab • 45-Ampera Generator • Double-Acting Shock Absorbers . Recirculating Ball-Bearing Steering • Self- Energizing Brakes • Synchro-Mesh Transmission • 6-Ply Heavy-Duty Tires. 'Modal 101-23. DUAl-RANGE TSUCK HYDfA-MATIC and other optional equipment, accessories, slate and local taxes, if any, additional. Prices may vary slightly in adjoining communities due lo shipping ehorges. All.prices subject to change wiilinut notice. HORNER-WILSON MOTOR CO. 309 E. MAIN STREET, BLYTHEVILLE • Sen. Russell, Georgia Democrat, has demanded that the Eisenhower administration outline its farm plans. And those plans — as far as the cotton farmer is concerned — are what about price supports on cotton. Kussell 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 far into the night as Arkansas fanners 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 some early crops is in full swing. The heavy rain made for excess weeds which pose a threat to cotton and corn. Many farmers 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 n very good condition and fall ;own small grains are ripening rapidly. Rice was "mudded in" a 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 Cotton will need all the help it can get at this late planting date, C. P. Lund, soils specialist with he. Agricultural Extension Service, advises farmers not to spare the ertilizer when they plant the cotton lo reduce the hazards of ————^—^ —— On Missco Farms br Count? Agent Keith J, Bllbrtj Knockout I have seen Mississippi County agriculture recover from devastating blows. Even last year the coun- bigger crop than we expected under the First Time in Blytheville Machine Process Cleaning FOR VENETIAN BUNDS Tapes, Cords and Slats SPARKLING CLEAN and back on your windows in 24 Hours "Mr. Slats" 106 E. Main Paint, Glass & Wallpaper Phone 6207 ATOMCl YOUR CAR HEW AGAIN! VENUS CLEANS, POLISHES/WAXES Mf>e OH-blRT GOES/ MP£ OFF - Just wipe VENUS on. VENUS' own nflfe cleaning agents remove dull film and grime quickly, easily, Vet gently. No rough nbrn- nivcfl! Already, your job is half done! VENUS polishes easier than any wax you've ever tried I Just wipe lightly, and VENUS becomes a spnrklinK.Infltroim finish. VENUS given diamond bright, lasting wax protectionl , • Get VENUS from your dealer today 1 SERVICE STATIONS • AUTO SUPPLY STORES GARAGES A prodvd •( K. M. Hclllngthiod Cwp. • Iwfor In M«iftftMnM ChtmluU ty made could have severe drouth conditions. As far as I am concerned the farm conditions and outlook at 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 counties" to 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. EV Poster Company told me yesterday that they had handled 450 tons of new cotton seed busi- less in the last ten days. The bus- ness of that one company will ndicate the late planting and re- banting conditions existting here. Incidentally, they estimated that 90 per cent of this late business was D&PL Pox. 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 speakers will be available to an> 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 anc between us we will get a speaker foi you. Blue Cross-Blue Shield As T 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 n hundred different health and hospital plans all over America). In a report just received, the Blue Cvoss-Blue Shield plan paid to doctors and hospitals in Arkansas last year $1,559,591. That sounds like big business. The Blue Cross-Blue Shield wi open its membership books to all groups in Mississippi County during the June 1-15 period. See By The Papers The June issue of the Country Gentleman on its page entitled. Today, where they list important, short items, has the following statement: "Farmers Union talks of capturing Dixie membershipwise. Charles Brannon (ejc-Sec. of Ag.) and Gus Geissler (ex-PMA) spearheading drive with firm Democrat backing . may be setting up "double play' for '54 Congressional elections." Cotton Fertiliser Tests We now have important cotton 'ertilizer tests established on the "arms of Luverl Gaines at Yarbro, Denny Hammond at Plat Lake, Corbett Stockton at Cole Ridge, G. T. Gracey at Yarbro, Earl Wildy at Leachville, and J. W. to teach all Mississippi County res- Bayder at Huffman. idents 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 ave cooperating. During these two weeks, qualified If you are Interested in one of these tests you should contact us. in the next few days. The area required is less than one acre. The stand on this plot must" be very good and no fertilizer must have been used this year previous to our application. Sout/i's Dairy Production Cart'f Meet the Needs of Her People FAYETTEVILL... Ark. — Dairymen nre failing to meet the demand for fluid milk throughout the South, but the supply of butterfat is larger Shan 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. i Lund says if farmer's wait to vpply nitrogen as a side-dressing 't might result in late growth and -nter maturity. SIDELIGHTS: One of the ' speakers al 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 PPA...University of Arkansas scientists have found that sericca hay provided sufficient nutrients for cattle only when supplemented with grain... R. D. Weis of Board Camp, Ark., is editor of the American Goat Society's 1852-53 Yearbook, which is being published again alter an bsence of eight years. and Texas took part. Findings also showed that although the supplies of fluid grade milk varied considerably at different, seasons, the use of fluid milk products was relatively stabte the year around. These findings are in agreement with results of an Arkansas study reported on lost summer by Henry J. Moenen of the Arkansas Experiment Station staff. Mr. Mcencn found, among other things, that there existed in Arkansas in 194!> n 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 considerably less fluid milk products per capita than does the country as a whole. The per capita consumption for the South was 193 pounds, compared with 385 pounds for the United States. ' The report of this study ifi published ns Bulletin No. 25 of the Southern Cooperative Series. The Arkansas study was reported in Experiment Station Bulletin 524. Single copies of each can be obtained from the Bulletin Office. University of Arkansas College of Agriculture, Fayettevilie. The light of a candle 40.000 miles way could be picked up by the Palomar telescope, near San Diego, Calif. Here's how you can tetepart in. J&okard Invitation Month, MAX" 9 tK TO JUNE 9 * / Visit your Packard dealer now -during Packard Invitation Month. f) See the new Packards and Packard ,,,/ CLIPPERS. Tell us, in 25 words or less, Iiow Packard or Clipper advertising should describe the feature you like best. Write your suggestion on the official p.-ir- ticipation form which your Packard dealer will provide. f^ Mail your official participation, form *** before midnight, June 9th. 25 BIG AWARDS GRAND AWARD MOTOR SALES COMPANY 217 West Walnut Street Blylhevillc, Ark April Cotton Consumption Up Census Bureau Reports Shows * Some Increase WASHINGTON (/T) — The Census Btireiiu has reported thai cotton consumption for the April period av- erngeil 30,687 bales for each working cluy. This compared with an avrruge t<n t period a yonr ago, and with »8,- C09 for the March period this year. Tho daily average consumption of llntera was 4,670 bales compared with 3,671 a year ago and 4,944 for tho March period this year. More Statistic* Consumption of cotton in the period totaled 905,071 bales compared with 848,055 in April last year and 772,170 In the March period this year. Consumption of lint for the 11- month period ending Mny 2 totaled 7,190,776 bales and ot [inters 1,000,458 bales. This compared with 7,080,725 and 1,031,111, respectively, in the. corresponding period n year ago. Cotton on hand M»jr I tnaludidl In consuming establishment, 1,865,090 bales of lint compared with 1,974,318 a year ago. In public storage mid al compresses, 5,534.848 bales of lint compared with 3,038,791 a year ago. Cotton spindles active oil May 1 totaled 19,926,000 compared with 20,221.000 on March 28 this 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, according to the Encyclopedia Bri- tunnica. With this Leader of th« Self-Propelleds The JOHN DEERE No. 55 Combine ; The savings in grain, time, work, and money that aia yours with the John Deer* No. 55 Self-Propelled Com. bine mean greater satisfac- ; lion down through the years. ' With the thrifty No. 55, you save more grain or seed Irom every acre. 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