The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 30, 1952 · Page 9
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U.S. Needs More Farmers Agriculture Department Says Bj- OVID A. MARTIN Axaclaled Press Farm Writer WASHINGTON (yP> — America's healthy appetite for meat, milk and k poultry produces will be only partly • satisfied, the Agriculture Department says, If the nation doesn't get more farmers. Food demands are growing by leaps and bounds, but the number of workers on farms Is going down. The department is urging Congress to allow 300,000 special Irami- granU — mostly experienced faun workers In Europe — to enter during the next three years. The department says livestock (arming — particularly dairying — Is having an especially difficult time getting capable and experienced workers to take over tasks being left by Americans going into the armed services and into better- j paying industrial Jobs. Official surveys indicate that Western Germany, Italy. The Netherlands, Greece and several other European countries, have many excellent, experienced farm workers who cannot find productive employment and would like to come to this country. 6,000.000 In U.S. Farm population in the U-S. Is now about six million under 1940 and-prospects are for a continuing •-decline, *Xf Secretary of Agriculture Brannan •ays the U.S. needs the European farmers and could use them without adverse effect on employment conditions In this country. He says that, contrary lo claims of some opponent* of larger immigration quotas, he doesn't believe these would result in lower wages or In displacement of Americans. Tlie secretary says American farmers are prepared to pay wages prevailing In their communities for qualified workers. Seasonal workers being imported from Mexico to help with cotton, fruit and vegetable crops do not meet qualifications of dairy, livestock and poultry farming, he explains. Better Use Of Time Urged By Home Agent * It le not the hours that one puts T • in but what one put* Into the hours that counts, says-Home Demonstration Agent Gertrude B. Holiman. You have 188 hours a week. How well you use them Is often revealed by the free time you have, how •wide your interests are. and how much work you get done In less time. Doing aw»y with unnecessary de- *«ils^>f a Job, combining others, and •voldimr eirtra »toops and motions »lway« save time. Saving steps saves time. too.. The more "omits" the better. When you sharpen your sense of nluM and question every step you • take In doing • Job. you are on the ' road to saving time. Why Is the Job necMWry? What fe its purpose? 'Where should It be done? When? Who should do It How Is the best w»y to do It? Try t-o Improve join- time management. Plan to make better use of your hours. Analyj*. your present method by asklnethese questions: What Cottons can^. leave out? What part the task can I combine? Could I keep both hands working? Is everything within easy reach? Could 1 •it to do the Job? What tools would make the task easier? Women In remote sections of Southwestern North America still I rind com on Hat rock slabs called met*t«s. U.A. Conducts Survey to Compare Poultry Prices with Other Meats FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.-To compete successfully for the consumer's dollar the broiler Industry must put a product on the market that can be retailed for less than Ihe majority of the pork and beef cuts. So agricultural economists at the University of Arkansas concluded, since consumers will Ihe'n lend to substitute chicken for pork and beef. Mid-monlh retail meat and poultry prices In Chicago and St. Louis durlni; the period from July 1349 to- December 1950, were therefore con] pa red. The study showed that poultry was one of the lov:cr-priced meat.s In St. Louis. Fryers were lower In price than veal cutlets, round steak, and leg of lamb during the entire period. They were lower than pork chops In 15 of the 18 months, but higher than whole ham In 13 months and higher than hamburge in 16 months. In Chicago, fryers cost less per pound than all the other cuts of meat during the 18- month period. These points were brought out In a study of the Arkansas broiler industry made by C. Curtis Cable, Jr.. who was cooperative agent with the University of Arkansas' department ot rural economics and the U.S.D.A. Bureau of Agricultural Ecomonics. Mr. Cable assembled statistical information on all phases of the industry, and Interviewed 56 Individuals who had been connected with broiler production in North- we.st Arkansas for a number of years. All of Ihese people expressed the belief that the high quality of broilers produced In Northwest Arkansas was one of the major factors contributing to the success of the broiler industry in the area. Some believed that some of the larger market outlets which are located a great distance away would never have been established had it not been for the good quality of birds that the area was able to supply. They emphasized that the continued success of the Industr In Arkansas should be thought of In terms of quality as well as quantity produced. • The study also showed that the average annual f.o.b. farm price for broilers was higher in Northwest Arkansas for the Tour years 1947 to 1950 than In the North Georgia and Delmarva producing areas. The greatest spread occurred In 1MT when the annual price in Northwest Arkansas exceeded the Delmarva price by 2,22 cents per pound. The smallest difference In annual prices between Northwest Arkansas and either of the other two areas was In 1949 when the annual price in Northwest Arkunms exceeded the North Georgia annual price by 0.62 cent per pound. Mr. Cable points out that although Northwest Arkansas 'is not as close to any one of the large retail markets as are other broiler- producing regions. It is centrally io- cated. Thus, local shippers have opportunities for choosing profitable markets on which to sell, whether they be north, south, west, or east of Northwest Arkansas. Several of the Individuals tnter- vlevjed thought that one of the biggest jobs confronting the broiler industry in Arkansas was the further and more Intense development of smaller markets closer home. However, they believed that It would be necessary 'to mipply fresh-killed or frozen-packaged »nd ready-to- cook birds lo these smaller markets rather than live birds. This would cut down on distribution costs, and lower Ihe retail price. Another point brought out in the study wns the close relationship between the number of chicks placed ... START Start with (ood chicks and feed 'em the Purina Way...with Fnrfna Chick Startena improved with Formal* l»2j. The new irowth Titamlru and factor! help r*T« chicks what they need for a MS, fast jtart. GROW Them, wlien yo»r chlcki •n eaten t po>n*> of <Z^\^~ Urtena, pit 'em n <[^s^==. fut lUrtena, Grcwcn* tin •eni W fit them n»d; »«c ht«TT larlnj, steady layhn Mriy. Thh year START .... GROW.... LAT.... PAY.... feed Pcrina All The Wajl FEEDERS SUPPLY CO. 513 Eost Main "Your Purina Deafer" Phon« 3441 HESTER'S RADIATOR REPAIR • Radiators Boiled and Recored • New and Used Radiators For Sal« Mlon* 31W — Day or Nl?hl in the area to the price of broilers 10 or 12 weeks later. Whenever the number of ehlcks reached a high level, the price for broilers dropped to one of its lowest levels about 10 to 12 weeks later, as the birds reached market weight. The local supply of marketable broilers np- partntly has some Influence on the prices farmers obtain for their birds. The results of the study have Just been published by the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment station as Bulletin 520, "Growth of Ihe Arkansas Broiler Industry." Individuals interested in learning more about how the Industry reached its present level and also about some of Its problems can obtain a copy ot the bulletin from the Bulletin Office, University of Arkansas. College of Agriculture. Fayetleville, cr from County Extension offices. Germany Has 'Fever' Over Incubated Eggs FRANKFURT. Germany (AP) — West Germany fc enjoying a touch if egg-fever. It's the incubated egg-cure which helper! them to get rid of their troubles, they say. Millions of Incubated eggs are being eaten these days. The simple formula is; Eat one egg dally — Incubated nine days— ind rto this for cue month. The the- iry Is that some particles In the egg embryo—called trephoncs— effect a renewal ot the human cellular system and rejuvenate the patient. These trephone* are said to be most effective alter ntne^days if incubation. BELGRADE (AP) — New census figures recently released fix Yugoslavia's population at 16.338,504 as of January 1. an Increase or 56«,397 over three years ago. Belgrade's population is 390,733. CAUGHT IN THE ACT—An alert seagull, an even more alert cameraman and a fish thrown into the air from a quay at Looe England, combine to make this piclure of beauty on the, wing. ' Government to'Sell Oil CAIRO fAP)—The Iraq cabinet has RUthorlaed the economy ^ministry to cell three million tons of crude oil, the Arab news agency reports. Iraq gets the crude oil under a royalty arrangement with the British-run Iraq Petroleum Co. Read Courier News Classified Ads. Improper Fills May 'Smother' Home Trees When your new home nears completion, make sure the final grading 1 operations arc no threat to the existing trees on your property. Such Is the warning sounded by J. M. Benson, field representative of the Davey Tree Expert Co. Like most other living - few weeks, even a temporary nil of clay can do serious damage. more beautiful mature trees. Yet these are more susceptible to cnvi ronmental changes than youngrt ones. In the case where a heavy top fill is absolutely necessary, a mature tree can be saved by a special aeration system. The need for and technical aspects of such an Installation can best be explainer! bv a qualified landscape architect or tree expert. things. trees can be smothered by lack of air to roots. And careless grading is one of the major reasons many fine specimens are lost, according to the authority. Not all Mils spread over the roots of established trees are detrimental. Some, as when roots are exposed, may even be beneficial. But. above all, it pays the home owner to check on the kind of fill used. Mature trees may succumb to as little as three or four Inches of clay soil, which Impacts easily and prevents air and moisture from reaching roots. On the other hand, a shallow dressslng of sand loam top soil will do no harm and frequently will be helpful. Left for only LUXORA NEWS By MRS. G. G, DRIVER Personal)* Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Lowering aro visiting in St. I.outs, this week. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Callts, end daughter, Lnlla, spent Mothers Day in Fulton, Mo., with their son runt brother. Tommy, who attends Westminister College there. Prom there Ihey visited relatives in Jefferson City nnd Mrs. Callls nnri Lnlla spent several rtnys h Kansas City with Mrs. Callis brother, Kdgar Lynch and family Mr. nnd Mrs. Herman Oeorpe of Wiirdell, Mo., were visitors in Luxora last week. Mrs. Stanford Ihisloss Mrs. T. \i. Stanford was hostess last Tuesday night to the Luxora Book Club for dinner, with 14 members present and two guesls Mrs. Willie Howard and Mrs Harry Stanford. After dinner n business meeting presided over bj the President, Mrs, Lester Slcv ens, wns held anil books were se lected. Mrs. John Ford was elect ed Secretary lo replace Mrs. Ed win Hays, who Is moving out (own. Mis. Tom Callls gave Interesting review of "Mr. Pros ident" by William Hillmnn. Home for Visits Pvt. and Mrs. Wylle Tate, Jr. of Biloxi. Mis.s., were week enc. s;ues(s of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tate, Sr. Sgl. Louis Ingram of the Air Force is spending n 30-day Ieav< hero with his mother, Mrs. San Inj*rrtm. Edward Stanford who attends Hairy Stanford. Miss Wilinn Laync arrived hmm last Thursday from Stale Teacher; College in Conway to spend In summer with her parents. Miss Christine Johnson who at tends State Teachers College li Conway Arkansas, arrived homo last Tuesday and left Thursday U spend the summer with relative. Read Courier News Classified Ads. In Lawton, Okla. Bridge Club Meets Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Rozelle en JOE ATKIN MACHINE WORKS COMPUTI (HUT MITAl IHOf ITRUCTUIAl JTIU • GAS AND IUCT1IC WKDINO • GIN HIPAIM . WACKIMITH. IKO . HAIDWAII . MACMIMI 1IPAIM BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS PHONES: Day 3142; Nighr 6153 Likely as nol the local junk man is hoping you and other farmers will unmeaningly deduct a few years of life from your farm equipment — by Jailing to keep it in "tip-tvf" cortffitivn ! Keep your equipment out of (he junk pile! Let our experienced mvch.inics add extra y«»r» 10 its life by giving it i complete going over. They'll do the work quickly, efficiently, and ai i mighty reasonable price. There'll be nothing omitted . . . nothing unnecessary added. It'j greaier economy in the lung run lo keep your John Deere farm equipment in good condnion. Tnkc advantage of the fine overhaul service we offer you. MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO. South Hiway 61 QUALITY FARM ^ EQUIPMENT BUY ONLV GENUINnm DEERE PARTS - THEY FIT AND WEAR UKE THE ORIGINALS!^ tertalnert their J-Ubl* card elub last Saturday night for dinner. Dur- ng the evening games, Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Castllo won high scores. New Keildenti Mr. «nd Mrs. Chnrllo B|]llnr>sley nd daughter, who have been mak- ng Ihclr home in Gary. Ind., ar- Ived here last week lo make their lome here permanently. Hlble School Begins A Dally Vacntion Bible School Is >elne hold nt the First Baptist Church from May 20 through June 6., with the Rev, Harold White ns principal and Mrs. E. E. Tucker as Secretary. Mrs. Willie Howard Superintendent of the Nursery with Mrs. Koch as helper. Mrs. Julia Owens, superintendent of the Beginners with Mrs. J. I. ollv« as assistant. Mrs. Gerald Chafln is superintendent of th» Primary department »'lth Mn. Buddy,B» ron as assistant. Mrs. E. C. Ske«n, Mrs. Walter Wood and Mrs. Harold While are In charge of t h • Junior Department. Mrs. W. L. Clark Is superintendent oi th« Intermediate!) with Mrs. Edith Howton as assistant. An average of 35 has been enrolled. In the Hospitals Mrs. E. W. Walter underwent surgery on Monday at the Baptist Hospital In Memphis, Tennessee. Mrs. J. T. Self was admitted to the Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee on Monday. New! OLIVER Model 33 Self-Propelled Grqin Master .,/*!» A real profit.producer for - _ > _. ^ „ growers of grain, beana, «ecdj and custom operator! li tf» Oiivtr Model 33 Self.Propclled 12-Foot Grain Master. Modern grain-saving and time-saving feature* include ill forward speeds, hydraulic header lift, semi, revolving reel, Hat.deck rotary straw walker», ind a 45-bu»hel grain tank that dumps on the "go." Stop in and we'll show you auch exclusive mech»ni«mi ai the double-clutch power tab* of thai control* ground travel and threih. lag »p««d indep«nd<nt!y. FARMER'S IMPLEMENT CO. B. F. Brogdon SIR E. Main E. B. WoodMH Phone 8166 HOME/MAKING Can Be Made EASIER;:: Th«r«'» no n«ed for y«« to spwtd beautiful Summer dayt imloori, scrubbing and Ironing heaps of soiled I«undr3 T . Let u« take over your laundry chores at a surprisingly low cost. W« take metic- cart. 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