The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 10, 1953 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 10, 1953
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FRIDAY, JULY 10, 1053 RUTITKVII.LK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINE •BUS REVIEW <"° FORECAST : orty- Seven Counties Get Drought Recommendation LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Forty seven Arkansas counties, most of them in the north and 'est sections of the state, were recommended today for emergency drought help from the Kleral government. The help will be .In the form feed at below-cost prices and ill be on a temporary basis under esident Eisenhower's recently- eclated emergency program, Arkansas farm leaders who made ie recommendations said East Aransas Delta counties were not in- luded because they primarily need redit, not livestock: feed. The recommendations were made the Arkansas Agricultural obilization Committee .composed federal officials and leading .te farmers. The counties, which must be rtified for relief in Washington Marion, Baxter, Polk, Miller, Iz- d, Yell, Scott, Madison, Dallas, nton, Howard, Sebestian, Craw- rd. Franklin, Fulton, Stone, Gar- Boone, Searcy, Newton, vier, Little River, Sharp, Hot ring, Calhoun, Bradley, Clevend. Grant, Carroll, Perry, Cle- rne, Logan. Saline, Ouachita, Jrk, Montgomery, Pike, Hemp- end, Pope, Johnson, Con way, ulkner, Pulaski, Van Buren, lite, Independance and Washing- n. The Mobilization Committee said y counties not included on the t which feels they ought to be, ^ditately. The Committee made its selec- n as scattered rains had all but ded the drought in the western o thirds of the state. The feedstuffs for draught relief m the Commodity Credit Corp- ation will be sold for the fol- ving prices: Cottonseed pellets and meal, $35 ton; corn, $1 bushel; wheat, 10 a bushel; oats, 50 cents a shel. Vfiles McReek, statician for Federal State Crop Reporting •vice, said three days of showers d virtually ended the state's 'Ught emergency except in the Ita cotton and soybean growing 3ut even wher rains have .fallen, :Peek said, the situation' Is so, )tty that selection of counties ible for federal drought disaster p will be a difficult job. "'or example, Independance Coun- Farm Agent Calvin Caldwell. sorted some parts of his coun- had received up to two Inches rain in recent days. But in er areas of the county, there hardly any relief from the day drought. n choosing drought aid counties ay, C. A. Vines associate direc- of the Extension Service, said j ults of a county-by-county sur- would be used. Meanwhile in Washington, Sen. McClellan I D-Ark) yester- Classing School To Be in Memphis July 13-18 Set For Cotton Class In This Area ! A trl-sfate cotton classing school i will be held in Memphis July 131 18. according to Keith J. Bilbrey, County Agent. The school is sponsored jointly by the University of Arkansas, University ' of Tennessee, Mississippi State College, and the Mid- South Cotton Growers Association. The purpose of the school is to give instruction to farmers. Dinners, merchants, bankers, cotton handlers, students and others interested in grading and stappling of cotton. Any North Mississippi County person interested in attending the school should . contact County Agent Keith Kilbvey in the Court House at Blytheville. Farmers attending will be offered iafovmatiou to help thorn grow a bett r quality of cotton and market it to the best advantage. iiiners will learn more about cot'.^n classing, stapling and marketing practices, merchants, bankers and ot ?rs interested in handling or in financing Cotton will gain more information for a fuller understanding of obligations involved in buying and handling cotton. Five • six hours a day will be devoted to cotton classing under the classers. Lecture programs on important topics will be included- with the grading and stapling training. North Mississippi County farmers who attende" t' school in 1952 include: Norman Bailey. Leachville; R. G. Edw-rds, Rt. 1. Manila; David T",vles, Manila; Marmering Tow•5, M nila; R. B. Crawford, Dell; W. nard Edrington. Osceola; Ben T. Eoff. Rt. 1, Manila; and M. M. Williams, Dyess. PARCHED EAR INSPECTION-At Denton, A. Baltensperger, a Texas state agronomist, checks a withered ear of corn lost during the drought that has plagued farmers in west Texas. Hundreds of farmers in the area were giving up their four-year fight against the drought and moving to the city in order to survive. On Missco Farms Moved! This Is important to every farmer in the county. Aient Keith J. Bilbrcy ceola. Prohlems Of Irrigation Alf Pcnaleton, our Federal Gin HASN'T BROKEN DOWN, YET—A Korean farmer, plowing his rice paddy in centuries- old fashion with the aid of a wooden plow and the power of an ox, is unimpressed by that 20th century boast of burden, th" helicopter, parked on the dike by his field. The ox keeps plodding along, but the whirly-bird is grounded by mechanical trouble. * Farm Bureau Membership Hits Record from S35.00 to $41.00. system outlined, for (he B. C. Land Company last week on ]20 acres. The proposed cost was 41.75 per acre, I believe. Crop Conditions Everybody's guess is as good as mine, but here goes: — some good. Some hopeless. 20 per cent of cotton is normal. 50 per cent is lour to five weeks'late. (Instead of being planted April 15-20 this part was planted May 20-25.). 20 per cent is very late. 10 per cent never came up, (until today i. Ol the 90 per cent that came up. 30 per cent is a spotted to poor stand. This estimate is for North Mississippi County only. Reports are conferred with Secretary of riculture Benson. He said there d been some delay in the drought program because the produc- i and Marketing Admlnistra- n had originally reccommended t all of Avk?nnsas be declared drought disaster area, The Arkansas Senator said that counties in the state elgible aid will be announced late this ek or early next. Yesterday's showers, following the heels of Monday and Tues' rains, registered 1.36 at Texar- na, 1.30 at Morrilton. 1.22 at adford nnd .81 at Hope, esser rainfalls were El Dorado Sugar Loaf, .41, Flippln, .33. Inut Ridge .17, Little Rock .15, r-me BJuff .13, Newport .11 and a trace at Batesville. ! Temperatures again were kept away from the hundred mark. The highest in the state was 98 at Newport. At El Dorado the'mercury snly got up to 91. Maximums in the high 80s and low 90s and more scattered showers were predicted today by the U. S. Weather Bureau at Little Rock. The amount of kerotene in the Ipw color of beef fat. The more kerotene in the feed, the yellower animal's diet determines the yel- the fat. the street from the C. M. Smart Furniture Company. Their telephone number will remain 4495. The PMA will measure cotton acreage in this county in the next, , ^-Vi^'som ^^ few weeks. That will require a lot of extra personnel and there just was not any room for expansion in the court house. Insect Troubles This Week None. Lots Going On Bill Wyatt, Vance Dixon, Charlie Moove and Amos Pemberton are in Biloxi this week attending the Southern Region Farm Bureau Training School. All four are Farm Bureau leaders but while tnere they will also ask R. E. Short, Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, to help them get Secretary Benson to attend and speak at the National Cotton Picking Contest here this Fall, Bill Wyatt. Vice President of your Mississippi County Form Bureau, was here nnd said. "It must be worse in Arizonia. My brother was visiting me from there and it rains there -. all day and water never hits the i ground." Who will be next? i This Is about all I remember j about our ginner education program, past nnd future. Oh, I Forgot What I started out to say was, "If you are wondering what a sprinkler irrigation system would cost in this area, start planning! on S40.00 an acre initial invest-! nient. Irrigating small areas, 15 { or 20 acres, will cost more per j acre. These figures are somewhat I Four-fifths of the county had fjood rains by July 6 and 7. Some late plantings of corn, soybeans. combine milr/s, miUiU and sudan, and in about that order. reliable If you are going Lo pump £B1$$, BERMUDA point, system A big and deep well unnuo ' WLnmuun this The 4-H rally was held morning at Walker Park, The Farmers Bank of Blytheville IB. A. Lynch, president) paid handsome cash prizes to the three top I winners in each division of the j Tractor Driving Contest. The P. D- Foster Company paid paid prizes to all the top winners in the Inset.. Identification Contest. ''his afternoon many .farmers attended the East Arkansas Alfalfa Sub-station Visiting Day at Os- uRAoo r and many other grasses and weeds. Destroys weed roots prevents regrowth. In conven- system, of course, will cost more. j Five- different teams of county i agents and specialists worked sep- j eratcly in designing a sprinkler! , . . Irrigation system for 240 acres; ient powder form; easy to mix for near Marked Tree last month. All the systems varied slightly and the initial cost per acre varied ute TIS a spray* E. C. ROBINSON for the COURIER NEWS in Osceola, call BILLY BEALL, 567-M WEIGHT Tractor tires Jf OW SOLUTION 100 For EXTRA'Drawbar Pull This exclusive Goodyear method of liquid weighting addi up lo 25% more drawbar pull ... goti mors work done per hour . . . add* extra traction to all makes of tractor tires. Call us ... we'll com* out and fill your tractor tire« with Goodyear Solution 100 lodayl PHONE 2492 FOR QUICK SERVICE GOODYEAR SERVICE STORE 410 W. Main Phon. 2492 Farm Bureau membership in Arkansas readied a new high on July J, wilh 50.295 farm families enrolled in Farm Bureau for the year of 1953. "There are more Farm Bureau members in Arkansas than ever before." Said H. W. Robertson, director of organization for the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation, in announcing the record- breaking membership. "We are proud of this figure," said Mr. Robertson, "it shows that more and more farmers are realizing the value of being a member of an organization which was developed for their welfare and for the welfare of .agriculture." The membership in the state last year was 50,016, comparing this with the present membership, shows an increase of 219 farm families which have enrolled in Farm Bureau. Membership is expected to reach the 1953 goal of 53,500 Farm Bureau members soon. Named for Santa Fe, N. M., the Santa Fe Railways never ran through that city, but serves the New Mexican capital city by a spur line. RESOLUTION To whomever it may concern: A meeting of the board of directors of Leachv'ille School District No. 40, of Mississippi County Arkansas, was held at Leachville, in Mississippi County on the 7'Ji day of July, 1953, at the hour of 7:30 P.M. All members of the board had due notice or the time and place of meeting and the purpose thereof and the following members were present to wit: Norman Bailey, Louis Wembcrg, R. F. Shipley, Jeff Hauls, LeRoy Carter. J. W. McHaney, being a quorum. The following resolution wns adopted: Be is resolved that this school board, in accordance with provisions of Act 384 of the act of the General Assembly of 1953, will file application with the State Board of Education for a loan from the revolving loan fund In the amount of S4.100 to be evidenced by a certification of indebtedness and to be retired over a period of 4 years from revenues accruing to the operation fund- The proceeds of the loan will be used for the purchase of two 48- passenger school buses. Signed, Norman Bailey, President Lewis Weinberg, Secretary Read Courier News Classified Ads. CHICK SALE We have a limited supply of 10-week-old Purina-fed started pullets rhat we are offering at a bargain price. We also have some live fryers 21/2 to 3 pounds average we are offering at 35 C Ib. These brooder-raised chicks have been raised on PURINA FEED and have never been on Ihe ground. FEEDERS SUPPLY CO. 513 E. Main I •_• • • • • Phone 3441 President Grover Cleveland appointed the first Interstate Commerce Commission in 1887. 1 Hays Store > j Phone Z001 W« Dellrer High Quality Low Prices Wayne Feeds Layer Mash 100 Ibs. 4.3S Layer Pellpti 190 Ibs. 4.99 KgK Pellets 100 Ibi. 5.39 Chick Starter 109 Ibs. 5.69 Grower Mash .. .. 109 Ibi. 5.39 Scratch Feed 100 Ibs. 4.39 Susarlne 16% aDirj 100 Ibi. 3.69 Wayne 16% Dairy.. 100 Ibi. 4.4» 32% Dairy Feed ... 100 Ibi. 5.39 Calf Starter Pellets 100 Ibs. 5.79 fie A Sow Meal... 100 Ibj. 5.39 PifT & Sow Pellets.. 100 Ibi. 5.49 35% Hos Balancer. 100 Ibs. 5.99 40% Hoe Sup'lmnt 100 Ibs. 6.39 Pork Milker Horse Feed ... Rabbit Pdlclt Doe Food WR Shorts ... Polished Chops 100 Ibi. 4.79 109 Ibs. 4.39 lOfl Ibs. 5.99 190 Ibs. 8.99 100 Ibi. 3.69 100 Ibs. 4.19 t 37" F(oat^9 Elevator t 37" Cylinder and Concave , 37" Straw Walktr Body , 37" Shaker Shoe . Hydraulic Table Lift , Hydraulic Speed Control Here It is! t The finest S«lf- Propelled on the market Truly the giant of the harvest . . . designed and produced after more, than a half century of progress by the first name in combines — Masscy-Harris. This modern hat- vest giant is built W-I-D-E for greatest capacity, greater profit. See if now. 61 Implement Co. N. Highway 61 Phone 2142 'The Farmer's Home of Satisfaction" WE MEET ALL PRICES WHOLESALE OR RETAIL HOT or COLD A Slice or a Truckload Special Prices For Picnics and Parties BLYTHEVILLE CURB MARKET Blytheville Main St. INSECT DAMAGE TO CROPS? \Ve offer lo (he farmers free field inspection'for Thrips, Army Worms, Red Spider and other insect damage. We have six pound toxaphene, 25 per cent DDT, BHC and DDT 9/15 liquids. Also dust. If you have insecl or poison problem.,, feel free to call on us at any lime. Blytheville Soybean Corp. 1800 W. Main Phones 6856 — 6957 — 6858 Headquarters for Toxaphene, DDT and Other Poisons. The Best Family Reference Work Available is: WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIA Parents: The lime to answer their questions is the time they are asked. Can you do it easily? Do you have an up-to-date, pictorial set lo refer to? They soon learn to look up their own answers with WORLD BOOK. Order it now lo give them confidence! Bill Patton A. A. Adams CALL Blylheville Osceola 8S90 836 FOR RENT MOVIE CAMERAS and PROJECTORS All New Kodak Equipment Offered in a Large Selection BARNEYS DRUG STORE 2006 W. Main Phone 3647

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