The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 25, 1948 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 25, 1948
Page 8
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VKJHT BT/rTHKVTT.LB (ARKJ POtrRTTOt NEW* FRIDAY, JUKU 28, If 9 Interest • • - •Plant Defoliation StudiesExpanded University Official* Add Two Members to Staff rr» Fayetteville FAYETTEVILLE. Ark.. June 25.— Cotton defoliation studies in Arkansas have received a boost with the arrival of two new staff members at the University ot Arkansas College of Agriculture. This brings to four the number actively engaged In research on defoliation of cotton in the state, according to Dean Lippert S. Ellis of the colleRf. The new research workers are Dr. i ^ Robert O. Thomas mui John M. 1 1 Jackson. Both will be stationed In Fayetteville. Dr. Thomas, associate plant psy- lioogist with the Cotton Division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture »-itl work at the Unrvi-vsvty us a co-operative agent. He will be especially concerned with factors influencing defoliation and other phases of mechanization of the cotton harvest, but will also investigate the fruiting behavior of different Varieties of cotton. A native of Illinois and K graduate of the Eastern Illinois State Teacheri College, Dr, Thoma.i has received an M.S. degree from the University of Florida and H Ph. D. . from Iowa State College this month. He spent three years in the Navy, "his Is a Breadline—American Style Ms a lone, IUIIK way lo the grain elevators (arrow) lor the cms o! wheat in Ilie loreground. Seen* of this congestion is Fort Worth, Tex., where local grain elevators recently took in over 1100 cars of 1948 whcnt in a single day. This w;is tlie larsest run in the history of Forth Worth markets. Weaving Speeded by Electric Eye CHICOPEE FALLS, Mass. (UP) — he "electric eye," which opens door automatically »nd counts speeding automobiles on the high ways, Is sighting new ways for cotton textile mill* to turn out clolh with greater- efficiency and less effort. The photo-electric cell. In combination with an electronic hookup. Is being used by the Chicopee Manufacturing Corp. here as i "mechanical brain" to control it: complicated cotton machinery. One of the intricate pieces o moving parts Is the "weft straight ener." The straightcner l.s a'Serie of rollers, over which the cloti passes in the bleaching process Moving over these rollers, the clott troquently becomes t w i s t,e "bunched" and pulled out of shape Used (o Be by Hand I It must be straightened out be fore the final dyeing is done. Til weft straightener lakes care of the Cotton Classing (Three Brothers School to be Held 3y Agri College A cotton classing school will b« \elci in UUle Roclc from July S to 0, inclusive, according to eKith J. Bilbrey, county agent. t The school is jointly aponsored >y the Extension Service of the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture and th« Mid-South Cotton Growers' Association. Till* is the first such school to be held ince the ]2th annual meeting just before the war. Purpose of the school i* ta give hutructioa'S to farmers, ginners, merchants, bankers, cotton handlers, students, and others interested in grading and stapling cotton. Any Mississippi county farmers interested in attending the school have been asked U> contact Mr. Bilbrey. Farmers attending will be offered information which will be helpfu in growing a better quality cotton and in marketing it to a better advantage. Ginners will learn niore abou eotlon classing, stapling and mr- practices. Merchants, bank- X. John M. Jackson has been employed by the College as graduate rcRCBrch assistant Iti the Department of Agronomy, under * special grant from the American Cyirna- mld Co. Mr, Jackson, who was born In Ppinsett County, recently graduated from tli« University of Arkansas where imjored, in bot- In cotton defoliation, the plant* Soil Security Day to Demonstrate Face-Lifting for Run-Down Farms CAPE GtRARDEAU, Mo., June 25 merchant. — From five to eislit normal years I The name, "Soil Security Day.' of farm work will l>e accomplished | Indicating Ihe meaning—was adopt— ia a single day—August 5—-when J ed ia an effort to impress not only: . kansfls Slate College Band, directed {by Dr. H. C. Manor, presenting a short concert. This will be followed by a welcome address l>y Dr. W. J. Edens, President of the rallcge. The remainder of the morning program will consisl of talks by local leaders in conservation with Orion "Doc" Melton as mast«r of ob. The rolls must be tilted to make ttic crosswise, us "weft" yarns come out exactly at right angles with the lengthwise, or "warp" yarns. ers, and others interested in handling and financing of cotton will gain a fuller understanding of the obligations involved in buying and handling cotton. Five to six hours But the straightening out process, a day will be devoted to cotton class- before the "electric eye," had to be |.i n g under the supervision of Ped- hundrrds of men working with Ihe 1 farmers, but business people ns well. \ lalest type equipment, converge on | with the necessity of modern farm- the Hope Bros, upland farm in i Cape Girnrdciui County for "Soil Security Day." The infill, 17 miles north of Cape Gtrnrdeau, Just off StftU Highway 25, will be completely remade in one of the most gigantic farming niethods If the nation is (o keep Its No. 1 resource—the soil. • re treated with a chemical shortly operations ever conducted in this before harvest which causes them ! section of tbe country. Scores of to shed their leaves, making it ! power innclmies, furnished by nn- nster to pick the bolls. Defcriia- i UonaUy known equipment compan- College Arranges Soil Conservation Day in Jonesboro ceremonies. Mr. Wilhite did not announce the principal speaker of the inoruins, hut he did say that a leader in soil conservation in the Mid-South had been invited lo take , part lii tlie program. done by hand. The operator stood at his machine, eyes on the fabric, watching for any signs of "bias" or "skewing." When that happened, he had to be nlerl. instantly spinning: a crank [o to adjust'the guide rolls and keep the goods straight. Tubes Spot Errors That eye-straining task now is j done much faster, and with far ! more accuracy, with the slectric After the noon meal, the meeting eve photo tub ' es wh i ch Chicopee be re-convened Hoi! is! research engineers devised for the on each side •Willianis. state director of soil cori-1 s(ra : ghtener __ „,. _.. _ sorvation, will introduce Louis -P. | o[ [he c|olh (ne tut , e5 are sens j t | ve Merrill, regional conservator for tlie : ... re fi ec » ed on i ne c | 0 th. Stnlcs from Fort Worth Tex | through Mr Wlhlte sUted Uat the de-, each tube receives eral liceiMeti cla$.sers. Talks will r>e made at intei"vals on important topics. Additional information concerning the program, excuses, registration, and reservations may be obtained from Mr. Bilbrey. Nationwide Poultry Contest GEORGETOWN, Del., June UP) — Three California brothers won top honors yesterday In na- ionwide competition to produce & meatier chicken for the nation's dinner tables. Ira, Charles and Horace Vantress of Marysville. Cal., copped the $5,000 first priie in the chicken-of- .omorrow contest with 400 crossbred Red Cornish and New Hampshire bird«. Their selection culminated three-year search for chickens with broader breast* and more meat or the drumsticks. The Vantress brothers got the nod over some 40 of the nation's lop breeders who qual- and regional contests in 44 states Second priie of $1,000 went to Henry Saglio of Glastonbury, Conn for his White Rock entry. H. E Bates of Litchfield, Me., and E. J Bittner, West Moreland Depot, Me. took third prize ol $oOO with thei New Hampshires. Prizes ol $100 each were award cd Nichol's poultry farm, Kingston, N. H. John Spangenberg, Wesl Haven. Conn,; Shenandoah Hatchery, Maurertown. Va.; John E. Weidlich, Roanoke, W. Va.; and Linn's Hatchery, Pulyallup, Was!). The contest was sponsored by A and P Food Stores in conjunction with the Department of Agriculture and leaders of the poultry industry. ATLACIDE j Kills i Johnson Grass j • i E. C. Robinson! Lumber Company 319 West Ash St. B1DDIE BANTERS by Hubbard Hdw. Co. Botanists have identified S45 species of flowering plants in California's Death Valley. Development of 2 small machine I about the size of a portable radio I that can delect tiny qualtlties of 1 deadly carbon monoxide gas in the I all- promises to be one of the most t beneficial litesavers to thS public, j [NOWT ty tind th« substation in Crltten- den County. 1 . Woman Killed in Loop From Hospital Window MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 25. (UP! —Mri Anna Young, 58, wife ot ttwltor D. Larry Young, was killed todnjr vh«n the leaped or fell from th« fourth floor of th« Baptist •oiplUl whtfc jh« wu a patient, l*olt<:« Mid that Mn. Glfilgia WXiax, a registered nurs«, found *b« tat»*a on th« window unhooked, the MTMII shoved outward, and Vn. Tming'i bod5- on Uu canopy Wow. states. Both he and Vernon L. Hall, i which has been stripped from the who also -works on the region* pro- I sol in vulnerable, places will be gram, are stationed in Fayetteville. | given it« Initial restoration. Lime Experimental worlc t« carried on In \ will be applied by mechanical Tayettevllle and at the University's j spreaders, tons of fertilizer will be Cotton Branch Station In Lee Coun- i added, a small stream will be straightened to eliminate stream bank erosion. Terraces will be built to prevent soil wash and to help hold the moisture. Numecoui". concrete structures will be erected. The project IK under sponsorship of the Cape GlrarrieHU Chamber of Commerce agriculture committee, headed by Clyde D. Harris, local banker, and X. C. Brase, produce Department along with the Agri- ,—- -- - . . . culturs Committee of the Jones- ! tcr, she hauled an even heavier load, boto chamber of Commerce. The program Is scheduled to gel unrter way at 10:30 with the Ar- Reart Courier News Want Ads. lot FOUNTAINS ; Everywhere! , POISON Johnson Grass with ATLACIDE "— /Wio ->•. . EMMA'S IN LOVE AGAIN/" Come in today and see our display of ADMIRAL RADIOS "The Most for Your M»aey* KooiAid DELTA NEWS Published by Delta Implement Incorporated, BlytheviHe, and the Delta Implement Company, Manila June 25, 1948 BUILDINGS 2S'x48' Sectional Army Surplus SPECIFICATIONS 1x8 Drop Siding. • 2x4 Studding, 2 f-l oc. Wall height, 8 ft. in- • side. 2x10 Rafters, Z ft. or. • 12 double sash • windows. ft. .Appro*, fifl partitions. Sheel Rock in sidevi alls. i doors. 90 I.b. roll roofing. Trie* JS50.00 F. 0. K. Also Available: 20'xlOO' Buildings, Price $750 Fob 16'x48' Buildings, Price $350 Fob 20'x52' Buildingi, Price $575 Fob 16'xl6' Buildings, Price $150 Fob AH the above buildings are inspected for damage and repaired before leaving camp site at Alexandria, l.a. Call. Write or See Us for Further Details Marion Surplus Sales 805 Ward Av«. P»y Phone 836 CaiuthersviHe, Mn. Night Phone 75S-W ATTENTION FARMERS. We would like tn make this column, your column. If you have any equipment, corn, hay, seed or any the item that you would like to sell or trade, please drop us a card or lot us know personally. We will he Sflad fo run it and send you huvers for ymir merchandise. If any of you Farmers have any helpful information or suggestions thai, yon have used to good advantage in your own farm operation—Please lot us know so that we can run it. in this column, and perhaps some one will profit by your experience. We have a good used 19 IS Model KBS-5 long wheel base, truck with two speed axle and 12' Stake Body. This is an extremely clean iruck wilh low mileage. If yo« are in the market for a g<«>d farm truck, you can't heat this one. Mr. T). B. Abbott on North Highway 61. has two corn elevators for sale. If you ave interested contact either Mr. Abbott or us. The demands for (inodycar Rice and Can* Tractor Tires was so great last Kail we couldn't possibly get enough. If you are thinking about this type lire, please place your orders now, so we can put Ihe pressure on the Company to fill our orders. Do you have any concrete work you need to do around the Farm? If you have, we have a slightly used Farm si/.R Concreln Mixer complete with practically new Gas Kngine. whicli can be bought at a real bargain. Oh—Hoy—We are really on the Nail—W« now have a house full of Disk Killers—We know it is late, but we tried our best. We ordered them last August and are just now receiving them. If you still need them, remember DK1.TA has them in all si/.es. Yes, Parking Space Is Free at CJ Robinson Gin Co. F H E E For the convenience of our rural friends, we are offering free parking space at our East Main location. When the parking meters begin Operation, remember that you are welcome to park your car free-of-charge at the Robinson Gin Co. We wi 11 have a man directing the parking on our lot until we close Saturday evening. So feel free to park your car here at any time you like. Robinson Gin Co. Jack Robinson East Main

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