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FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 1953 i.K (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FARM NEWS AND REVIEW ^, How Wtrt Rtlitf Ar,at Pick*d? Unanswered Questions 'Spot Drought Aid Move By HAROLD HART LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Unanswered questions about the federal drought relief program are causing consternation among Arkansas farmers. Nobody In Arkansas seems to dontlal farms where (he sale of of farmer ownership of the Produc- in a year. The state Forestry and Parks Commission Nursery this year expects to again equal last year's production of 26 million pine seedlings...A.' T. Esgate, production credit commissioner in the Department of Agriculture says the goal know just how Washington selects those counties to get relief. Charges of politics have been hurled at the Eisenhower'Adminis- tration in Its handling of the program, but the President scoffs at those reports. Sixty counties in Arkansas have been declared eligible for relief. But the state Production and Marketing; Administration says no official word has been received from the Agriculture Department on 25 of the counties. This causes a hardship because those counties have put in their orders for wheat, oats, cottonseed pellets, etc., and the PMA says it can't accept the orders until the official word comes down. ••• The PMA says estimates from the original 35 counties eligible under the program indicate a need for 6,625 tons of cottonseed meal; 1.805 tons of cottonseed pellets; 337.511 bushels of corns; 39,283 bushels of wheat; and 173,235 bushels of oats. Orders from 12 counties have been placed by the state office with the teommoclity Credit Corporation for ^87 tons of cottonseed meal, 124 tons of cottonseed pellets, eight carloads of corn and 11 carloads of oats. The 12 counties are Benton, Crawford. Franklin, Izard, John- . _ son. Perry Sebastian; Sharp, Stone, milled lo grow 15 acres per farm Van Buren, Wastiington and Yell. ! contract, but will have to sell their wheat on the open market. farm products was less than $250 I tion Credit Association is ''not very far down the road." Esgate made the statement in St. Louis at a meeting of Missouri, Arkansas and Illinois associations...Professor J.R. Cooper of the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture has published his findings in a 13-ynar study into factors affecting winter injury to peach trees. On Missco Farms »j By H. H. Carter, Asst. County Agent Wheat Quotas Referendum | face was removed ab 1st pod for- On August 14, wheat farmers will j mation. However, a critical stage vote for or against marketing quo- exists at the time beans begin !o tas for the 1954 crop. Voting places develope in pods. At this stage re- for eligible voters in North Missis- j moval of 10 per cent of the leal sippl County will be the PMA of-; surface resulted in an 8 per fice at Blytheville—between the; cent reduction in yields. hours of 9 a. m. and'5 p. m. |lt is possible that the Although comparatively f e w, i lea£ beetles will be largely gone farmers will be eligible to vote, ! | b y trie time this critical stage more may be interested in the fact o£ soybeans is reached. Late beans that due to the low acreage al-1 should be protected against ap- lotment set aside for new wheat; Preciable leaf damage, however, growers (463 acres for the entire I Tn "y Ileed all the vegetative grow- state), farmers without any past ! tn Possible, wheat acreage will not be able a WEEDS WON'T EVEN GROW-This was once a so-called "improved" pasture in Marshall, Mo., but now il's only slim pickings for the cattle shown above. The field was fertilized and seeried.according lo the latest methods, but it was to no avail, it has been so dry that even weeds will not. RI-OW. As a result cattle -••p losing wcir.ht and the market in the area is disintegrating. Something to Think About By GERTRUDE B. HOLIMAN Home Demonstration Agent II. D. Camp There were 41 who attended the home demonstration council rest camp at Walcott Park recently this critical" stage I Many stated that they enjoyed it """' """ """ "'" ""' to participate in the support price program. They will still be per- In contrast to several weeks back, the crop situation in Arkansas generally looks good. So says the Federal-State Crop Reporting Service. There If the unusual situation of some areas where farmers can't work in their fields because of recent heavy rains. Cotton needs plenty of hot, dry weather between now and mid-August to accelerate maturity but cotton could use another good rain about the middle of next month. A lot of'folks want to buy a farm Just to escape the pressure of bustling, hard-on-the-nerves city life. _ The Census Bureau reported this j-eek that In 1850 there were 639,230 'part-time farms where the major portion of the family's income was obtained from non-farm sources. There also were 1,029,392 resi- 1949 '50 '51 '52 53 MORE BEEF-The U. S. Department of Agriculture pre- dicls that Americans will eat more beef this year than ever before because of the record- high cattle slaughter in the southwest. Beef consumption might go over 73 pounds per person, which would top the 19IIS mark, highest of this century. Above Newschart shows per capita beef consumption from 1949 to the present. Vetch In Late Corn Why not take advantage of the opportunity and seed vetcn In our large acreage of late corn this year, at the last cultivation? James Bowling of Armorel called VerUcilliurn Wilt Just a word of caution. If you late of cot n which you plan to do,plow shallow, especially on heavier type soils where verticillium wilt is generally more serious. Deep plowing injures the cotton roots and allows a place for the disease fungus to gain entrance into the roots. According to Dr. liar land Smith, Extension Plant Pathologist, ver- this morning and said that he Is' ticillium wilt generally does more going to seed vetch in his 30 acres of late corn In about two weeks, at last cultivation. Early seeding of vetch, from the last of August through September, Is preferred. Bean Leaf Beetles The bean leaf beetle population has built up and Is ragging new leaves in soybeans sufficently to cause concern on the part of some. Older soybeans of the Ogden and Dortchsoy varities are just now beginning to set their blooms. Up to present most of the blooms have been thrown off, leaving barren bloom stems an inch or so long. This is not insect damage. At this stage oi growth (first pod formation), and earlier, early soybeans can probably have up lo 25 per cent of their leaf surface removed without reducing yields enough to justify poisoning. Defoliation tests in Iowa resulted in only 4 per cent decrease In yield where 25 per cent of the leaf sur- damage than is realized, even where it appears only late in the season. It very often lowers grade of cotton although the IN THE PROBATE COURT, CHTCKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS In the Matter of ths Estate of Dr. C, B- Lunsford, deceased Last address 1526 West Main Street, Blytheville, Arkansas. Died July 20th, 1953. On August 1st, 1953, the undersigned was appointed as Administrator of the estate of Dr. C. B Lunsford, deceased. AH persons having claims against the estate of the said Dr. C. B. Lun.s- ford, deceased, mufit exhibit them duly authenticated to the undersigned within six months from the first publication of this Notice, they shall be forever barred and precluded from any benefits in the said estate. This Notice first published August, 7, 1953. Tom A. Ufcle, Sr., Administrator 919 West Main Street Blytheville, Arkansas 6,7-14 the total yield may not be affected much. If you want to see some good plowing, go to the farms of Eley Hood, out toward Clear Lake. H. C. Weathers and Vance Dixon of New Liberty. 4-H Delegate Selected Barbara Patton has been selected as delegate from North Mississippi County to attend the 4-H Club Leadership Camp. The camp will be held at Hardison Hall, Petit Jean State Park, August 24-27. Only 80 Arkansas 4-H Club members receive this invitation each year. Barbara is a member of the Gosnel] 4-H Club. She wa3*selected because of her interest in 4-H Club work . Barbara will participate in discussions and activities in personality Improvement, leadership, education, service, and recreation. Upon her return she will serve as 4-H Club junior county leader. more than they ever had before. Visitors at the camp included Mrs. Dora Stubblefield, Home Demonstration Agent of Greene County, who gave a demonstration on making parchment paper; Mrs. McLin, recreation leader of Greene County, tivities and Mrs. Chaffey. an agricultural missionary to India, State H. D. Council The State Home Demonstration Council Meeting will be held nt the Arkansas Blind and Deaf School at Little' Rock, August 11-14. Those able to attend should contact me as .soon as possible. My office phone is 2075. Lifeless Nylon? ' Are your nylon curtains limp and lifeless after being washed? You can restore some of their original crispness by sizing them with plastic starch and then ironing them with a cool iron. Water base starches will not ad- f here to nylon because the nylon will j sympathy, which, in turn gives chll- dent of the county council. Are Your Manners Showing? "Tommy, stop that!" exclaimed his mother. "I'm going to whip you if you do that again. You're rude." Whose manners were showing? Tommy could have been doing one of a dozen of his every day activities. He may have slammed a door, interrupted someone who was talking, thrown a book, or he may have been en tins greedily or pulling at his mother's skirt. Teaching pleasing manners Is an endless task. It is practicing courtesy, which takes kindness, thoughtfulness, sympathy, .unending patience nacl cooperation. Satisfying manners are a form of behavior or action with plenty of added unselfishness. A two-year-old cannot be expected to understand nor to follow the rules of etiquette that a seven-year- old can. The ten or twelve-year-old has many things to learn as does the teenager. So. mother and dad set the pare. Adults who think first and foremost of themselves fail to portray unselfishness and consider- \ a tion fo rthe other person. How, then, are the children to learn? Children must obey parents, of cowve. but if the parents remember to say "plen.se" and "thank you" and ::I'm sorry" when they have bnen unfair, and ar.tonlly mean what they say, the child will think, 'Manners are impurtant and they're nice when others use them on you." Everyone admires a well-mannered person, regardless of age. It is never too early to start observing and teaching understanding and not absorb them. drcn emotional security. This is a Roll the curtains loosely in a bath ! means of developing character and towel to remove excess water with-1 "good" character parallels "good" out making deep wrinkles. Hang them up to dry a few minutes, then iron the ctirtnins while they are st-ill quite, damp. This will fuse the resin starch to the nylon fibers. H. D. Board Meeting Those present at the H. D. Council Board Meeting this week were: Mrs. Iversoti Morris — Treasurer of the Council; Miss Izortv Davis —President of the Box Elder Club: Mrs. Edith Johnson, president of the Leachville Club; Mrs. J. F. Harris, president of the Lost Cane Club; Mrs. Paul Abbott, Secretary of the Council; Mrs. Gene McGuire, president of the Yarbro Club; Mrs. manners. Tommy can be taught io find true joy in unselfishness by expressions nf appreciation from his parent,?, "You made me happy by remembering to give Mr. Jones the chair." "We were proud of the way you boys played together this afternoon, tell us Bbont your games." "Thank you for keeping still while I was visiting with Mrs, Jones." Showing this kind of apprp.ciation is important and is a big help In promoting youngsters to become cooperative Individuals. It's Time To — Make plantings of a few annual Roy Thomas, vice president of the j flowers for fall blooming, council; Mrs. Forrest Moore, presi- | 2. Plant the fall garden at once. MUTUAL SELECTIVE FUND STOCK FUND For prajpvcfum end other Information wnft DIVERSIFIED SERVICES MinrieApolift 2, MinneooU Or fill avf, cfi'p o/»4 mail Ffit cavp«t btlowt WILLIAM FARRIMOND P.O. Box 72 Blythevllle, Ark. PHONE <B60 dcrit>""i me i,,,.»u.R;ni coBiptnf or com- niei checked belowi TMTOM fTOCK f NAME_ TOHf __ STATE With this Leader of the Self-Propelleds The JOHN DEERE No. 55 Combine The savings in grain, time, work, and money that ars yours with the John Deere No. 55 Self-Propelled Combine mean greater satisfaction down through the years. With tha thrifty No. 55, you save more grain or seed from every acre. Selective hydraulic speed control that lets you match the speed of travel to the capacity of feeding, threshing, separating, and cleaning units . , . ease of making exact adjustments for varying crops and crop conditions , . . and genuine field dependability put more grain in the grain tank— save you many hours in the the field. Let us show you why you'll want to cash in on the greater savings of this leader of the self-propelleds. MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO. South Highway 61 Blythevili JOHN DEIRf Dealer^ QUAIHY (ARM EQUINei Stabilize Farm Prices Or Face Recession, Says Davis CEDAR RAPIDS, la. MV-Assl. Secretary of Agriculture John H. Davis said today the nation must soon stabilize farm prices or face the threat of a general recession or depression. "Our first big problem." he said, "is to get through 1953 with reasonable price stability." Accordingly, the ' farm official said, the Eisenhower admin'Mra- tion intends to use, current farm programs to the fullest extent "be- importance of a prosperous ag'/i- iK* of our strong belief in the culture to every American." Davis said agriculture has run into price troubles because sup- gotten ova of balance with demand, plies of many farm products have He blamed past government policies for the situation. "Supplies of a number of farm products are piling up and farm prices are declining," he said in a speech for IheJowa Beef Producers Assn. "At the same time farm costs are remaining high, thus resulting in a serious price-cost squeeze which Js shrinking the net income of farmers, "This farm price squeeze Is one of the most important facts in the American economic picture today, tt is one that city people as well as farmers should note. If it is permitted to grow more acute, it can and will affect the economic well- Jeing of our entire nation," Beyond the immediate problem of stabilizing farm prices, Davis said, is the task, of evoling a "move ' adequate farm program and policy j 'or the purpose of utilizing our | abundance in the creation of RADIATOR WORK • Boiled Out • Repaired • Flo Tested • Re-cored ALL WORK Guaranteed Grovers Body & Radiator Shop 50S Cl Luke Are Fhn. 6981 tiicher standard of living (or all our people." Aiding the nation In achieving such a goal, he said, \vill be a constantly incrensins? population and the possibility of expanded foreign markets ns other countries progress in economic development. Apple o Day Stalls Dentist YAKIMA. Wash. M>)_Now It's "an apple a clay keeps the dentist away." Washington stale dentists were told here that "apples do a better Job of cleaning the teeth and mouth than a toothbrush." So said James Robinson, executive secretary of the Southern California Dental Association. Robinson also made the observation: "Children are literally taking sugar baths and destroying their teeth in doing so." he advo- 67CountyFair$ On Tap in State Extension S«rvic« Lists Annual Livestock Shows LITTLE ROCK WP>—The AgrlcJ]- UiriU Extension Service haj announced that 67 of Arkansas' 75 counties will hold county fairB or livestock shows beginning thij month. Mrs .Eula Nell Oliver, uuistant I extension service editor, said four other counties — Mississippi, Jefferson. Sebastian and Hempstead — will be the scene of district shows. Criuenden, Grant. Lee and Pula- skl Counties will not hold «howi this year. District shows will be held Sept. 22 to 27 at Blytheville; Sept. 14 to 19 st Pine Bluff; Sept. 28 to Oct. 3 at Port Smith and Sept. 28 to Oct. 3 at Hope. The state livestock show will b« held in Little Rack Oct. 5 to 10. catfid removal of candy vending machines In schools and theaters. W. D. Potts Hereford Dispersion August 10 at Dyersburg, Tenn. Sale at 12 noon at (he Dyersburg auction barn just soutlx «f town on U. S. Hwy. 51. 100 Lots Included are consignments from the P. H. 'Whit* & Son and Ed King herds of Dyersburg, Tenh. Here's a chance to pick up some good, practical regis- tercde Herefords of proven bloodlines in pasture condition. Featured breeding is Don Blanchard 54th, Larry Domino 5()th, WHH and Hax.lelt. These are bloodline* which have contributed much (o West Tennessee Hereford progress, and they'll do the same for you. There will be around 20 bulls and 80 females. About 50 of the latter are cows and most of (hese have calves at side. The remainder of the females ar« open and bred heifers. Bill Pace, Auctioneer J. F. Goodnite, Sale Mgr, VV. D. Potts — Friendship, Tenn. ffekmore cotton •fester with less labor getourpre-season PICKER SERVICE * * * * * 5-STAR SERVICE CALL US TODAY FOR YOUR SIRVICI DATI Reduce to a minimum the time and labor required for picking. Schedule your picker for our pre-scason 1H 5-Star cotton picker servict now. Put our skilled servicemen on your cotton-picking team. They'll inspect, adjust, and service your picker with special precision tooli. They'll find and replace -work-worn picker parts which might lower picker efficiency. B« ready when your cotton is ready! DELTA IMPLEMENTS INC INTfRNATIONAL-UAKVtSTM tALK (SfRV/Cl <>%<*«. 6863~~ BLYTHEVIUE.ARK. FLOOR FURNACES Coleman CIRCULATORS- BLEND AIR Central Heating WALL HEATERS Halsell & White Furniture Co. WATER HEATERS Coleman. 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