The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 16, 1955 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 16, 1955
Page 11
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH M, (ARK.) OOURfflB PAGE ELEVEN MANILA AIRPORT MANILA, ARKANSAS TUESDAY, MARCH, 22, 1955 THE MANILA LIONS CLUB, THE WEST MISSISSIPPI COUNTY SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICT, McKIN- NON'S IRRIGATION EQUIPMENT CO., and a host of major manufacturers and distributors of irrigation equipment are all cooperating to make this the LARGEST IRRIGATION FIELD DAY EVER HELD IN THE SOUTH! The day long program will include displays, -LANDING FACILITIES ARE live demonstrations, and discussions on every phase of irrigation. 5,000 people will be in Manila for this great FIELD DAY. Everyone is urged to attend in the interest of "better farming practices for greater profits." LET NOTHING keep you away from Manila, Arkansas all day Tuesday, March 22. We promise you will be well rewarded. AVAILABLE AT MANILA AIRPORT- Planned Activities Include: Land Leveling demonstration Display of turbine and centrifugal pumps Display of electrical energy to power a turbine well National experts will discuss various phases of irrigaton • Film on irrigation • How to make an irrigation well • Gated pipe and siphon tubes in operation • Displays & Demonstrations of various equipment by Manufacturers and suppliers Soy beans being irrigated with gated pipe—a flow of 34 gallons per minute gate opening. Sponsored by MANILA LIONS CLUB through the cooperation of McKinnon's Irrigation Equipment Company and The West Mississippi County Soil Conservation District I,-:.

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