The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 21, 1955 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 21, 1955
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SETBK REVIEW -FORECAST On Missco Farms By KEITH BILBREY, County Agent Th« only reason I mention soil testing ag»in is to keep you from netting In the rush next March when the soil testing laboratory will be snowed under and then maybe you will not get your .nalysls back In time to buy the right kind of fertilizer. Getting you to take your soil samples now Is kind of like try- inn to get Charles (my oldest boy) UD for breakfast. The reason he doesn't get up the first time I call him is because he knows I'm going to call him again. One of these aays I'm going to lool you and Charles both, there won't be * second reminder. The University soil testing laboratory year. We analyzed 30,321 samples last sent "in 344 samples from ed them were Thad Vance, Armore!, Hays Sullivan, Burdette, and Raymond Stringer, New Liberty. Congratulations Paul Hughes, of Blythevllle has been elected President ,of the Arkansas Seed Dealers Association. Well good, now. maybe seed will be a lot cheaper. I mentioned Paul so that I could tell .you how excited he is over a proposal that Ogden soybeans be classed as green beans in the market. If the USDA should go through with that proposal it's our opinion that the south would lose millions of dollars. This is a case where you had better get "vitually Interested" and quick! Don't just sit there and assume that • the Farm Bureau or Paul Hughes or Mr. Knappenberg- North Mississippi County last year, er or some other leader can save I believe in soil testing, because j you from disaster. local farmers have told me | r m telling you that this is im- their recommended fertiliz- many that er program made them real money, last year included. The last three men I can think of who said their soil test had help- Only Plant Board May Quarantine And It Must Be Issued by Governor, Gentry Rules LITTLE ROCK tfl — The State Plant Board cannot delegate to the chief inspector or any other employe its authority to quarantine counties because of the pink bollworm threat. Atty. Gen. Tom Gentry has ruled. The opinion, written by Asst. Atty. Gen. John K. Shamburger, said that the law specifically provides that quarantine proclamations shall be issued by the governor upon written information signed by three board members and the secretary. Paul H. Millar, chief inspector for the Plant Board, had asked if the Board could delegate authority to quarantine counties for 90 days as an emergenucy measure. The attorney general's office, in another ruling, said that a county or school district employe could serve on a county welfare board. The opinion stated that the prohibition of dual ofHce-holdlng applies only to state offices. An opinion sent to C. E. Larrt- son, Portland, chairman of the Board of Trustees of Arkansas AM4:N College at Pine Bluff said that the school could borrow money, without pledging the faith.and credit of the state, by Issuing interest bearing notes or bonds. The college said that it wanted to borrow the money to finish two dormitories. USDA to Answer Request for Hike In Cotton Acreage WASHINGTON W — Agriculture Department officials have promised southern farmers an answer by next Monday on,whether they will support a proposed increase in the cotton acreage allotment. Southern Congressmen conferred this week with Agriculture Depart- Use on Farm Page The national cotton acreage allotment for 1955 is 18,I83,OOfi acres, fixed by Agriculture Secretary Benson to produce a crop of 10 million bales. Last ycar'i, acreage was 21,370,000 acres. Small farmers have complained that the large cuts are squeezing out their profits. Sen. J. W. Fulbright (D-Ark) at' tended yesterday's conference. lortant. The USDA is holding a hearing in Memphis on Monday, February 14. At which time you and anyone else can present written or verbal statements on this proposal. At the Executive meeting last week, the Mississippi County Farm Bureau named Bill Wyatt as chairman of the soybean committee to iook Into this matter and prepare testimony for the hearing. Mr. Wyatt and Mr. Sullivan were Little Rock Thursday conferring with State Farm Bureau officials on this matter. Pass The Biscuits Let's eat. It kind of makes me mad that I weigh over 200 pounds and you look so thin and hungry. Haven't you heard? The USDA and the farmers want you to help eat the surplus. Seriously, Mr. Consumer and Mrs. Food Buyer, I want to cry when I hear you complain about the cost of food today. ' For the medium and low income consumer, like me, they must watch the food prices, would like to suggest, "You never had it so good." For instance, bacon IB abundant now. The retail price is around 15c a pound lower than last spring. Egg producers have had a hard time staying in business and breaking even. In recent weeks egges have retailed at around 15c a dozen lower than last year. Now why don't you be honest about it? Fryers are selling for less than they sold for in depression years. Time was when we could only afford to eat fryers once a month Sunday dinner or some specia occasion. Retail prices are running lOc a pound lower than they were a year ago. I bought two dozen fryers last week at 29c a pound and put them in the freezer. I can prove to you that you can not produce and dress fryers at home j for that price. I Don't tell me prices aren't lower. We have kept a record of every penny the Bilbrey family has spent for the last 12 years. We know. I bought lots of beef liver during the war for 89c a pound. I love it. We bought beef liver last week for 19c a pound. We have bought an awful lot of hamburger meat in other years for 80c a pound. Now we are getting the best for 33c to 35c a pound. Please Mr. Consumer, if you can't pay all your bills don't blame the farmer. Tn an awful lot of cases they actually lost money in 1954. Fertilize Small Grains Among the most profitable of all fertilizer practices is to top dress small grains with nitrogen. If you a re grazing your small grains U probably profitable to top dress them now. Where the small grains were seeded for grain production only, top dress with nitrogen fertilizer any time ~~ March 1. THIRTY DAY WEATHER OUTLOOK — These maps, based on those supplied (Jan. 14) by the United States Weather Bureau, forecast temperatures and precipitation across the nation for the next 30 days. (AP Wirephoto Map) Pemiscot Notes By \V. F. James- Pemiscol County Agent The planting of 100,000 less acres [ton and other crops it might be a to cotton in Pemiscot County this good time to try a small patch of year as a result of the cotton ac- sweet clover to be followed with reage control program is bound to cotton next year. have it's effects on farm income j i have found at least one Pemi' It need not necessarily reduce scot County farmer who, a num net income very much but it could, ber of years ago, made 2 bales ol We are told by "economists that this cotton per acre on a limed gum By PAUL E. SMITH Associate Agronomist University of Arkansai There is a rather long, period in he spring — from April 10 to 'une 15 — during which soybeans nay be planted and expected to ;ive satisfactory yields. This has jeen shown by numerous experiments that have been conducted t the several Branch Experiment Stations in the state from time to ime. It was found in these experiments that soybeans planted prior o April 10 generally germinate ioorly, grow more slowly than the :ommon weed and grass pests, and usually produce poor quality .seed Planting soybeans after June 15, usually results in seriously reduced fields. All Did Well Within the safe range of April 0 to June 15, all of the varieties ested, regardless of their date of naturity, gave top yields at the earlier planting dates. Yields gradually decreased with ater planting, until the last safe date of planting. However, the quality of seed generally increased from early to late planting dates. These experiments provided another piece of helpful information 'or soybean growers. When several varities are planted on a farm, it ,5 better to plant them according ;o their date of maturity. That is, early maturing varities should be planted first, and late varities last. There fs also evidence that during seasons when planting is delayed by the weather an til after the first week in June, only late maturing varities should is riot a time for short-running as a result of acreage controls. It is rather a time for sound long j befo£ accurate time planning. Let's try to explore | «^J use of c ( this field a bit. World supplies of cotton for IB- Three-Fold Good 54-55 are expected to be up about bo field following sweet clover plowed under. Those were the days soil testing and :ommercial fertfliz ers. 3 million bales from 1953-54. This increase in world supplies came not from an increased production In the U. S. and free foreign countries but from increased carry over Irani the previous year. The U. S. supply of cotton for 1954-55 is placed at 22.2 million bales. Both domestic consumption and export of cotton are expected to increase in 1955 but that will still decrease the carry over for August :, 1955, by only 1.1 million bales. Is there anything in the cotton picture to indicate a need for larger cotton acreages in the foreseeable future? from February 1 to Growing sweet clover on ou: heavy soils could accomplish threi things. It would provide nitrogen penetrate and open up the tigh soil and provide water holding ca pacity. Sweet clover is usually sown a the rate of 15 Ibs. of seed per acre March. It may be sown on small grain or b.< itself. It is left on the land and turned under in April of th following spring. Now this is not all as simple as it may sound. There are somi drawbacks. Getting a proper seed bed for cotton in gumbo soil aft er turning under sweet clover the spring may pose some prob Jems and there are some trick to seeding and getting up a gooi New chemical treatments on cotton fabrics are continually bringing cotton into new uses while at the same lime cotton is losins' stand of clover, place to other fibres for certain Non-hardy foreign alfalfa specialized purposes (tire cord being a case in point). Holdinc Own Representatives of the National j Cotton Council have stated that cotton is just about holding its own in competing with these other fibres except in one thing and that is price. Producing cotton at its lowest cost is certainly not a new idea but (he cotton outlook certainly gives cause for renewed efforts in that direction. Where to start in reducing cost of cotton production could begin most anywhere but the soil could be as good a place as any. For the past several years the use of the king of soil building crops, sweet clover, has had little attention in the cotton belt. Now with restricted areas on cot- be worth trying as a substitute fo sweet clover especially where fai plowing is preferred. It would be handled the same wa in every other respect. It is no unreasonable to expect a yield two bales of cotton or more no\ with modern varities and cherm cal soil treatments on sweet clov er sod. per acre factor costs. Cross Increasing yields course is only one ducing production Here are Recommendations on Bean Planting +ments included such new varities* Perry (which is very early), Dorman (early). Lee (early-mid- season), and the older variety Roanoke ua« mid-season). Results were ui general afiTaa/n*at with those of 1 previous years. The 1954 growing season proved to be more favorable for early maturing soybeans than later vart- ties; yet many, Arkansas farmers had planted only late-maturing va-1 rities. This shows the need for planting several varities which differ in their maturity dates. Varities recommended for Arkansas together with the average number of days required from planting to maturity, include: Perry, 110: Dorman, 120: Dortchsoy, 67; 125; Ogden, 135; Lee, 140; and Roanoke. 150. COTTON WINNER — Charles Chrisco, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clay Chrisco of Luxora, has won the Future Farmer of America's cotton production contest for Arkansas. He produced more than 10 bales on his five-acre plot. He's active in athletics and sings in the glee club. HISTORIC HARBOR Five miles from Honolulu, bit- toric Pearl Harbor got its narn* from pearl oysters which formerly bedded there. It is a double estuary of the Pearl River, l im»H stream. be planted. Farmers who plant their soybeans early in order to avoid conflicts with planting other major crops should realize that .they will not obtain maximum yields unless the beans are given adequate cultivation to control grass and weeds. New Varities The 1954 date-of-pi anting experi- IH 5-STAR SERVICE IS MY 5-WAY PROTECTION "With this certificate on my farm machines I know thai I've had the best service anyone can give. It's IH 5-Star Service—'the care that counts in the field.' It gives me 5-way -protection with— (1) IH Trained Service Men. (2) IH Approved Equipment. (3) IH Blue Ribbon Certified Service. (4) IH Precision-Engineered Parts. (5) IH Scheduled Inspection. Whenever your machines need servicing, be sure you get IH 5-Star Service. It pays." Phone HS today and ask for a free on-the- jarm inspection of all your jarm machines. Gel ready today /or the spring season tomorrow. STAR SERVICE plowing and use of chemicals for weed control and mechanical harvesting should also receive special consideration. tootc&Mu! ALL NEW First All-New Tractor in its Class since the War Hays Implement Co. Walnut at Franklin BlythevilU Phone 3-6898 New Guinea ranks next to Greenland In size among Islands of the world. Deita Implements, Inc. "Service Holdi Blyrheville Our Trade" Phone 3-6863 There's a Lot of JOHN DEERE 50,60 and 70 TRACTORS / The next time you're in town, stop at our store and see how much of "YOU" there it in John Deere "50," "60," and "70" Tractors. Thanks to Duplex Carburetion; Cyclonic Fuel Intake and All-Weather Manifold, these great two-cylinder tractors bring you smoother, snappier, more economical power that m*an> b«tt«r work—and more ol it—at lower cost. To meet your requests for tasier farming the Modeli "SO," "60," and "70" offer "live" hydraulic Powr-Trol, "live" power ihaft, quick-change wheel tread, easier steering and many, many other f*atur« that «av« yo« time and muscle on •very job. You bet there's a lot oi "YOU" in John Deer* Tractor*. Com* in and *ea for yourself. MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO. South Highway 61 Phone 3-4434 Svtefm JOHN DEERE QUALITY FARM EQUIPMENT Read Courier News Classified Ads. BEST SHOE REPAIR IN TOWN HALTER'S QUALITY SHOE SHOP 121 W. Slain Ph. 2-2732 Attention Farmer's We are now delinking and treating cotton iced. Have yours done now and avoid the rush. Guaranteed work and reasonable prices. Call Randal Hawks Red Top Gin Co. N. Highway 61 Dav Phone 3-3758 Night Phone 2-2664 EDDIE'S LIQUOR STORE 122 E. Main Phone 3-9713 Owned & Operated bj Eddie IN THE MISSISSIPPI COUNTY CHANCERY (Chickasawba District) COURT STATE OF ARKANSAS Plaintiff Vs. Xo. 12876 11950 Forfeiture) DELINQUENT LANDS IN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY FORFEITED FOR NON-PAYMENT OF TAXES AND SOLD TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS Defendant. NOTICE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Act. No. 119 of the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas of 1935, and amendments thereto, there has been filed in the office of the Clerk of Mississippi County Chancery Court the complaint of the State of Arkansas to quiet and confirm in said State and/or redeemers, purchasers, donees and assigns, the title to certain lands mentioned in said complaint and lying In tho county of Mississippi and State of Arkansas. All persons who can set up any right to the lands so forfeited and sold are 'hereby warned to appear in the Mississippi County Chancery Court at the May, 1955 term, after the publication of this notice, to-wit. on the 23rd day of May, 1955, and show cause, if any there be, why the title to said forfeited .lands should not be confirmed, quieted and vested in the State of Arkansas and or redeemers, purchasers, donees and assigns in fee simple forever. The description of said lands and the names of the persons, firm or corporation last paying taxes thereon are as follows: LIST OF STATE LANDS IN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY FORFEITED FOR 1950 TAXES BLYTHEVILLE DISTRICT Person, firm or corp. Part of last paying taxes thereon Section Section Area Township 15 North, Range 8 East Tax, Penalty and Cast 17 Block S 4.10 Tax, Penalty and Cost Addition 4 13 H. S. Allen N'i Lot 16 EH NW NE Person, Firm or Corp. Last Paying Taxes Thereon Lot BLYTHEVILLE Allison Addition Lillie S. Moran 13 Brawley Addition Clifton Thomas 28 W. J. & Beatrice Pruitt N 145' 21 HoUipetcr's 2nd Unknown 6 s Larry 4th Addition James & Wilsie Banks 31 Larry 5th Addition Mattie Williams & Pete Willis Lot 24 2nd Replat J. F. Pride A Gateway Sub-division Steve Calvert E 50' 14 D Edwin Robinson Addition Pearl White 4 Anna White 6 Ruddle Heights Addition Pearl L. Gcan 4 West End Sub-nivlslon Lela Wilson ..'. 9 Wilson 3rd Addition L. L. Bearden 17 LBACHV1LLE Hooker Addition Unknown 12 Park Addition Leroy Carter S 30' S'i 11 Staudenmayer Addition Annie Gobbards N'.i 9 MANILA trreg. Lots 3G-15-8 J. W. Russell Lot 3 A NE NE Original Survey Jack Tipton 238 STATE OF ARKANSAS COUNTY OF PULASKI S5 CERTIFICATE I, Claude A. Rankln, Commissioner of State Lands within »nd for the State of Arkansas, do hereby certify that the foregoing two pagei of typewritten matter contain a complete and accurate list ol ill land* and town lots now belonging to the State of Arkansas In Blythevilla District Mississippi County, under forfeiture for non-payment of taxes, which remain undisposed of and which are now subject to confirmation In accordance with the provisions of Act No. 119 of the Acts of the Fiftieth General Assembly of the State of Arkansas, approved M»rch 19, 1635, Act No. 318 of the Acts of the Fifty-second General Aisembly of the State of Arkansas, approved March 18, 1939, Act No. 4J3 of th« Acts of the Fifty-third General Assembly of the State of Arkansas, approved March 31, 1941, and Act No. 299 of the Acts of the Fifty-fourth General Assembly of the State of Arkansas, approved March 23, 1843. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand «nd affixed the seal of my office at Little Rock, Arkansas, on this the 6th day of July, 1954. (Seal) CLAUDE A. RANKIN, Commissioner of Sttte Ltndi, Witness my hand and seal this the 23rd day of December, !»*«. (Seal) QERALDINE LI8TOM Chancery OUrt. TOM GENTRY, Attorney Goneral. n $15.83 1.30 19 H J.05 1.30 15.91 13.03 2.81 15.83 J.61 7.82 3.91 3.30 .99 5.7* Jl.M t.M "950 TAX SUIT)

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