The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 8, 1947 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 8, 1947
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PACT SCt BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, AUGUSTS, 19-17 • i Sofgefltan* For Better Farming | Featured for This Section's Pro- gr*ssiv« Farmers. FARM NEWS-PEA!URES T Published Every Friday in the Interest of Farm Families of This Agricultural Section. Farmers Warned Of 2, 4-D Danger Plants, Other Than Weeds May Be Killed, By Using Chemical , Ark., Aug. I).— Don't irv to control weeds in your cultivated fields Uy filling !» sprayer with' 2,4-D. tlie nciv clicmlcul weed kiHor .and spraying the area, the Arkansas Experiment Slalian Attic Fans and Home Appliances Plumbing Fixtures Everything for the Job ' Linoleum Yard Goods & Rugs Wallpaper Beautiful Designs Ca I vert's Whitest Paints—Last Longer Lumber Sash & Doors Frame and Trim Front Rank Furnaces Better 4 Ways Brick-Tex Rolled Brick Siding warns, There's loo much danger ot Injuring valuable crop plants by icsidue lefl in Uie spraying cquUj- |.ncnt. drifting ot the mnli'rlals during spraying, or auwvpuon by plant roots. .I<\5r example, William J. Wiser, station agronomist, reports ihrit washing spray equipment won't ic- move fill the residue. A xaivanize.l iron sprayer in wlilch 2.4-D hud been used was washed Uivne limes wlin Hot \vate rand soap, bul when il was used iv few weeks later to apply <m insecticide! on .some sensitive plants (hey \vcro injured, ronmto and cabbage plan's in iho greenhouse were hurt, by finises coming Irom a wheelbarrow spray - er in which 2.4-D had been used, although the sprayer hart been repeatedly washed with soap and •xalf.r and chemical solutions. Crop plants such us cotton, soybeans, cowpens. lespedo/a and oilier clovers, most vegetables, and many ornamental plants ar<: easily injured by spray drifting from a nearby area. A vmy gentle bnw.c Icaiv carry enough of the ui.ueruil to kill sensitive plants, \vhllo..air- plane ani:llcalions miiy remit Surveys Show Injury In Mnreii, nn emulsion of 2.4-1: was sprayed on an exjienineii'.al Brats plot at Uie station, p.u.l in May roses 25 feel away and Rrajia- yincs 50 loot away showed injury 'm their secondary .shool.s. In another instance, when the chemical was applied along :i fence raw, eolton on the opposite of the fence damaged. No liiM. was produced on the injure.I ration In general. 2,4-D will kill m- injure broad-leafed plants bul will hnvc no harmful effect upon grasses if used In recommended concentrations. However, when 2,4-D is used to control weeds in pastures, it should be remembered thai, the clovers in the stand will also be killed. The injured plants will show curling of (tie leaves, petiole:;, and other tender parts. Tlie tissue may remain green for a time hut eventually it will turn brown ,ind die. even if -tlie whole plant, is wit, killed. Until more is known about the action and use of chemical weed killers, cultivation, inmvjn/. and [in some cases flame cultivation continue to bn the most practical ways of controlling weeds, tlie station concludes. 15,000 HARVESTERS READY Home Freeze Boxes Electric Pumps l|sc our easy payment plan. Up to 36 months to pay. E, C. Robinson LUMBER COMPANY 319 West Ash St. Fifteen thousand mechanical cotton harvesters, mostly of the stripper type *hown in the picture, will lifljj g.itlier the 1947 cro|> this fnll, .Iho National Cotton Council reports. Though far from enough lo lielp relieve tl>o widespread farm labor sriovlage, their increasiiit; number promises a day when Cotton Belt farm* will equal or iurpns's thosu anywhere in the nation in production efficiency. Gardeners Get Fertilizer Tips For Fall Plants Miss Com Lee Coleman. county kioinu demonstration agent, today advised Mississippi County Pall yar- tU'iuii'K to apply .some Koocl tci'tlUfter lu the soli before planting their Full crops to make sure thnt the .-oil is in good condition nnci offers ilir proper oryunic material. The idea! garden .soil is loo*ui,firan- uhu', spongy nni> open, .slie pointed out. It fillows uir and wa f ur to get down Lhrougii. io plant roots. How-, I c=v(T. many home gardens are planted in soil that is sandy and drpugh- i ty or heavy ana light and hard to I work, oLher.s are poor and infertile, I .she stated, Ily tipplying manure, compost, fertilizer and in some cases lime, It is possible' to build up poor garden soils in mosl cases, .she said. The proper use of those ferlili/ers make the soil easier to work and allows the plants to grow more freely, Most .soils can he improved with n liberal supply of manure, she stated. If the manure is fresh and contains a considerable amount of .straw, it should be spaded or plowed under long before planting time. However. If the supply of manure is limited, work il into U\e soii where : it u r ill do the most good. Most garden soil will benefit from Gets to the Job... and Gets It Done! Three Arkansans Got Kroger Scholarships Three Arkansas high sciiool graduates have been nwnrclod Kroger scholarships to the University of Arkansas, H was announced today by J .E. Vailc. chairman of the University scholarship :uvard com-' mittce. Tlie three winners are Miss Pnrty Lonise Adnint ol KnobeE, Roy Grinisley or Spvingilale uud Thomas H} Moore, HFD 3. Morrillon. They will enter either the college .'of agriculture, or the hjrtie economics sohoo' this fall with the S200 provided by tlie scholarship. 4-H Officers Elected; State Camp Closes FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.. Ang. 8. (UI 1 ! —4-11 members from all over Arkansas ave scattering to their lioines loday. following the final Efcncral assembly here last night Final action l.isl night was tne election of Glen McDonald of Tucker as stale president. Other officers elected included- Jo Ann Ma.v of Pope County, secretary; Frances Goodman of -Be no as slate editor; Kenneth Mo kcv of West l^rk, Northwest n\s- Irict vice;lcnl; Raymond Dou^ gnu of Eininclt. vice, president ' Southwest District: John W. Monroe o[ J(mesV:ovo. Northeast vir.e president; aiirl' Roland Ghappel o] Helena. Southeast vice president. limaxliiK the week-Ions; ciunp was a softball name between Northwest district teom and a t^ fi'Oin Die district which Dilt Meets Picket GREENVILLE. . Knthry,, •as won by the Southerners 9 to 8. Harold Uunn, of I lie Heece Citib n North .Mississippi County, hurl,d lor the Nonbwest team nnd was :hnrged with the loss. Ray Clousi. ->f (be Armorel Club, relieved Butiii i the contest but was unable lo leek the Southern sluggers. In the girls softball tournament. Bobby Jean Byrrt of Pawheen. played on the Not I Invest team which on the tournament. Rent increase Refused FAYFrCEVILLE. Ark., r.UB. 8. U.I'. 1 —The Univcrsily of Arkansas has taken a firm stand fvgtimsl th^ federal r,overnmcn;'s nUcnipt to raise rents oi ex-G. l.s living on tlie campus. As manager of I lie eme.rsency housing units which are owned by the Federal public Housing Authority. University officials yesterday turned down a KP3IA proposed rent boost. TPI1A Rcpri'seut-itiv! Frank Peel declared Uu; University of Arkansas rents were one of *line will 1 , the lodal and national mua- tlen.' ' \ an application of lime, she said. Common builders lime-, ground limestone, or wood aslie.s tliat have beon kept under good cover, may l>e used for liming the soil. Nitrate Blast Kills Six Men in Australia MMjBOUnNE, Aug. 8.. (UP)—An explosion of Sodium, nitrates, aboard the lO.COO-ton British freighter Ma- liia in Melbourne Harbor ye-ster- :iay killed .six inen, and (our more ^[iil were missing wjien t|, c fire was liraughti under control. Too Late to Classify for Safe tu'lnt; Mnch'Jies •— Singer electric imU n Wliecler-Wllsou treadle. 408 E. Ash. 8-pl;-lt 071. Major 8-ck-15 C'cncord Jelly C. J. Little. pcclestat tau. PH. 2842 or 'MO. 8-cK-ll For Rent -e furnished bc<lrooni. Kltclicu prl- llc,'!.-. 2111 E. :Davls. 8-Dk-IZ c .. .-,„„ „ n UniverMtv That's about what you save at today's average U.S. milk prices when you sell your' milk and self-feed . .. 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