The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 8, 1955 · Page 10
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PAOB TEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 1»BI RE VIEW-"FORECAST Maloch Says By D. V. MALOCI1 Mississippi County Agent The freeze caused heavy damage to Mississippi County farmers and other home owners. The heaviest damage was the wheat crop — the most hardy of the commercial grains grown in the county. More of the wheat had Jointed, therefore, more damage. Wheat will make growth at 39 to 40 degree average temperatures and oats and barley begin to grow at 45 degree average temperatures. Dr. Martin Nelson, a foianer head of the Agronomy Department at the University of Arkansas, says, "In my 40 years of observation at the Dntversltj' of Arkansas Experiment Stations, I remember only one spring freeze similar to this. It did little damage to small grain because of the small growth the grain had made." Cattle Program There are successful cattle demonstrations on a number of farms. The cow and calf programs are used to an advantage on the following South Mississippi County farms: K. C. Branch, Charles Friend, and E, B. Chiles, Pecan Point; C. J. Lowrance, Driver: Lee Wilson and Company, Wilson; J. E. Morgan, and Grain Company, Wilson; Luxora Gin Company, and W. C. Howard, Luxora; D. 8. Lancy, Osceola; C. L. Denton, Denwood; A. C. Spellings, West Ridge; Bradford Brothers, West Ridge; James Neal, Dyess; and others. Steer grazing or feeding programs are usually carried out by Ohlendorf farms, Osceola; Lee Wilson and Company, Wilson; Lester Gill,' Little River; Sylvan Oird- ley, Floodway; Hall and Gibson, Frenchman's Bayou; Lowrnnce Brothers, E. S. Wlldy and Boyd Power Mowtri and Aluminum Screens at Nt>w Low Prices. I. C. Robinson Lbr. Co. Phone 3-4551 White. Osceola. Cows and Grow Calves or St«t Some cattle management men are advising to go slow in switching from cow and calf programs to all steer programs. Somebody has to produce the steers to feed. The steer program of wintering, grazing, and wintering again has proven very profitable In recent ycajs where pastures and silage were adequate. Agricultural Conservation Have yon figured out a way to take advantage of any of the soil building or drainage practices In the ASC program? You have received notice about these practices from the ASC office. Some of the year around practices most used are: Drainage with dragline on heavy duty "V" type ditches; pasture practices; alfulfa seeding; land shaping for better drainage. A fall practice that has been widely used In this county Is seeding winter legumes. This practice will be a limited practice again in 1955. Bee Keeper! The Northeast Arkansas Bee Keepers will meet at tbe Hangor Building, Arkansas Slate College, Saturday, April 8, at 9:30 a.m. All bee keepers can profit by attending this meeting. The officers have arranged an excellent program. Some of the topics to be discussed are: Work of the State Aplnry Board: Queens as Related to Honey Production; Honey Filtration to Prevent Granulation; Control of F'julbrood; Pollination; and Insecticides. , .llenrliw HCS Dlslrlol On April 19, at 10:00 a.m., in the Court House at Osceola and at 2:00 p.m., In the Court House In Blytheville, farm owners will have the opportunity to say whether or not they wish to establish an SCS District lor the nrea of Mississippi County between Big Lake and the Mississippi River. Everyone Is encouraged to attend one of these hertrlngs nnd express his views. Rend Courier News ClaMldcd Ada. Mr. Cotton Farmer Let M delint and (root your col I on seed with our modern aH electric plant. • Qvkk Service • Guaranteed Work • Reasonable Prices Call Randall Hawks RED TOP GIN CO. N.Hiwoy61 Day Ph. 3-3756 Night Ph. 2-2664 Farmers Reference Library- The County Agent's office in the Court House is n ycar-nround source of agricultural information nvnilnblc to nil [tinners at all times. This bulletin ruck, containing something for just about every farm problem is kept up to date, bulletins being constantly replaced with new ones on current subjects. Pictures above are bulletins dealing with such subjects as winter legumes, soybean fanning;, termites, pruning 1 , landscaping, year around pastures, repairing cushions, swine production and insect pests. -COTTONSEED- Delta Pine 15 D&PL Fox —SOY BEANS— lireeders Registered Certified Non-Certified Breeders Ogdens Cert. Ogdens Non-Cert. Ogdeni Cert. Dormans All »ceiis in stock At Blythcvtlle Wnrchmixe THE PAUL D. FOSTER CO. N. Hiway 61 Ph. 3-3418 nlythcvlllc Warehouse Something to Think About Bf GERTRUDE B. ftOLIMAN County Home Oemonitratlun Agent KlHIllOIllICIll I Former 4-H members, LiuU'ii I Mice Hcmby mid Jo Alice Me- 3ulrc say tin; 4-11 House at Fny- Iteville Is 11 very economical iluce to live compiu'cd with other iormltorles. 'riiey hnvtt never had to pay more tlmn $-10 per month for room tind board, Next year the amount will be cut in one half since both of them were elected np house managers. So for that service part of the board is paid, I3osldcK being economical the girls Just love staying in the house — it is so pretty. Dltl Von Ktmir Hint Laura Alice Hcmby was one of the suven students that mode nil A'K at the University lust year? She and Jo Alice both have received many honors and we are all very proud of them. rre-Enstcr Fashion Show The prc-Ensler Fashion Show for 4-H'ers and H.D.C. ladies was n real success. There were about 200 who attended and there were about 150 dresses, suits, coats, hats, handbags, etc,, that were modeled. There were 17 4-H leaders who attended. They deserve much of the credit for the fine allowing the 4-H'ers made. Mnny of these leaders have regular meetings each; week with the 4-H girls in their communities helping them on sewing nnd other projects. 1 thought the stage looked pretty and was just the right setting to show off the costumes. There were so many people who helped make the event n success besides those who modeled. There worn tiiose who registered for the various divisions, helped the girls get dressed, UIG commentator, the pianist, the Judges, the decorators and those that pre-j pared and served refreshments, | Thanks to everyone for your tine cooperation. Clothing Dollar Managing nnd spending the clothing dollar Is .1 family nffnir For how much a family will spend for clothing varies considerably with the size of family income, ages of funiily members, family clothing standards, size of community, nnd the ability nl the homcmukcr to give home sewing n professional look. Dressing well on a limited income can be a family game once the family knows the niols. This game mny well stjirt wild u»> family member checking nnd mnk-, ing an inventory of clothing on hand. . Each family member should then make a tentative list of whatj it will take to complete his wardrobe. During n family council, eucli family member's clothing inventory nnd list of needs should be reviewed and given consideration: after which some satisfactory amount to be spent for clothing .should be decided upon. The total amount to be spent for clothing should be further discussed and each family member should help decide on the amount of money set up for their clothing expenditures. This discussion should be influenced largely uy basing wants on needs. Consider what is on hand nnd what is needed that is not on hand. Here arc some tips that will help families to stretch the clothing dollar: Buy according to your plan; assemble complete outfits ^"(kcep In mind items on hand, colors, etc.); select garments to serve for more than one purpose; use basic color scheme as backbone of wardrobe; study consumer education on buy- Ing rendymades and piece goods; and take care of clothing. It's Time To Check for bud blight on Azalea, Check for leaf spot on Holly, Plant one new vegetable or variety. Keep records on this ne\\ vegetable and on planting date, maturity date, yield, and use. Keep garden tools clean and sharp for fast easy work. Prune winter jasmine, forsythia, Japanese quince, and other shrubs that hnve finished blooming. Watch tender shoots of spirea and other shrubs for nphids. Spray SAVE NOW SEED-FEED-FERTILIZER Prices Good Fri.-Sat.-Mon.-Tues. Only! SPECIAL PRICES — CO RN — Was Now Funk's G -IB Hybrid SI!.!)() liu. S9.B5 bu. U. S. 13 Hybrid S 7.fid liu. Sl!.50 hu. Dixie 22 Hybrid SI (I.HO Uu. Si).25 hu. Ncal's Paymaster S .1.50 hu. $1.00 hn. BEANS - ALFALFA - SORGHUM Was Now Non-Cod. Dorlch 07, 7(1% SI.OO bu. M.75 bu. Cerl. Otfden 8(1% S/I.OO bu. S:!.S5 bu. i\on-('ert. Dot-man's 80% .... S-I..75 bu. $-1.50 bu. Cerl. linflalo Alfalfa -I9c Ib. I7c Ib. Tracy Sarjjo 5()c Ib. -ISc Ib. EXTRA SPECIAL! FERTILIZER - $73.50 ton — COTTONSEED — Was Now Cerl. Delfos 91(i9 58.50 cwl. SS.25 cwl. Red Tag D & PL 15 $7.00 cwl. Sli.25 cwt. Half and Half ?IO.O() cwl. $9.75 cwt. —MASTER MIX FEEDS— Was Now Chick Starter ?5.35 cwl. S-1.85 cwt. Chick Grower $1.90 cwl. S-t.-IO cwt. -10% HOK. Cone Sa.fiO cwt. $5.10 cwl. Steer Cone $-1.80 cwt. 5-1.30 cwt, FARMERS SOYBEAN CORP. "Home Of Sudden Service' N. BROADWAY & HUTSON STS. PHONE 3-8191 It Will Be TOO tATE To Obtain ALL RISK Federal Crop Insurance After April 10th Do It Now PROTECT YOl'I! INVKSTMKNT. YOU WILL STILI, UK ABLE, HOWEVER. TO BUY HAIL-STORM & FIRE CHOP INSURANCE, ON YOUR GROWING CROPS AFTER APRIL 10th. See or Call A. F. "DEE" DIETRICH, Agent FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION (U. S. Department of Agriculture) and UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY ALL FORMS OF INSURANCE Call Ulylhcvillc, I'Oplar 3-BS12 BESTWAY CLEANERS Invites you to visit their NEW LOCATION Phone 2-2408 2012 W. Main Now Equipped to Serve You Better HOT DOGS Dcliciously Seasoned with Our Chili and Chopped Onions Take Home Sack $100 6 $ 1 KREAM KASTLE DRIVEN with nicotine julfate or « contact spray. Put the lawn mower in shape for frequent use and do not wait too long to give the lawn its first mowing. More Americans participate In bowling than any other ball game, nearly 20,000,000 bowling with some regularity. Cherry County, Nebraska, is U large as the (tut* «f OHBect* cut and Rhode Island cornbttwd. PLANT BROADBENT HYBRIDS FOK MORE GROWTH, YIELD AND PROFIT BROADBENT HYBRID SEED CORN SoW by Hardy Sales & Service 705 Cle.r Lake Ave. Langston & Langston Number 9 Blyrheville Curb Mkt. 130 K. Main Phone PO 3-6258 For the BEST in Cottonseed Delinting Service We guarantee delinting fe Your specifications. Seed treated with the proper chemicals for better. stands. Fast, economical service. We also sell pure cottonseed in many varieties. Equipped with the most modern seed cleaning facilities available. Blytheville Delinting Corp. Ph. 3-6258 S. Hiwav 61 to get the most .. . ttart with the most Whether it's money in the bank or performance in a tractor, you can only draw on what's there already. That's why it pays to start with the WD-45, the Ahis-Chalmen tractor with plenty of performance . . . built in. Climb into the seat of the WD-45 and you feel what makes the difference . . . the mighty POWER-CRATER engine . . . two-clutch power control . . . automatic Traction Booster . . . Power-Shift Wheels ... and SNAP-COUPLER! See for yourself why you get the most when you start With the most . . . the WD-45 Tractor. And it's priced to save you hundreds of dollars! TOWER-CRATER and SNAP-COUPLER oie Allli-Oalmvn I and Home Hour — l..ry Satucdar _ NIC itlli AND StRYICl BYRUM IMPLEMENT Hardware & Seed Company Blytheville, Ark. Ph. 3-4404 Can your house BURN OUT? Yes it con. Fire oflen gets a Iwvfl headstart before rl "n diicovered. Insurance . . . and enough of H ... it the only aniww lo your financial protection. NOBLE GILL AGENCY GLENCOE BLDG. 3-6861

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