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August 15, 1947

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 19<I7 For Better Fanning For This Section's Pro- grewive Farmers. FARM NEWS-FEA7URES Publish,**! Every Friday in the Interest of Farm Families of This Agricultural Section. Arkansas Leads Cotton Campaign Research Program To Win Support of Gnnners, Compresses Arkansas leads the entire Cotton Belt In' he. percentage of its cotton compresses arid warehouses supporting tl.r cotton Inrtustiy's program to Jnciensc cotton consumption, Hailed'A. Young, North Little Rock, vice president of the National' ColloiV Council, announced today. I 'Mr:''Young isid that the slate had achieveii a 100 l>er cent signup or.' its" cotton warehouses in support of the Cotton Council's program of re.'earch and sales promotion.' The state also .stands liieh In two other phases of the Council's finance program, he said, with 63.4 per ceiit of Arkansas' 959 active gins and 84 2 per cent of its cot- ton'merchanls having pledged sup- ix>rt to cotton's battle for market. "Although we arc proud of the achievements Arkansas cotton men have made thus far, we shall not be content unti! every member of th« cotton Industry hi the state takes his plare "» cotton's campaign to build new markets and to withstand the challenges of competition." The .Council official said that artificial fibers, paper and foreign cotton -are making increasing inroads into lli'e markets-for United States .cotton. "The'only way these inroads can lie hailed and tiio trend reversed Is for every member of the cotton Industry to throw- the full weight of his 'resources behind the cotton program." Mir. Young pointed ovii that during the 1945-4 1 ! season the income from cptton to Arkansas,hnd reached 1138.910,000 — a sizeable portion o[ the farm income of the state. He added that the figure probably woulcj be substantially higher -this season.- . . Primping for Premiums Businessmen to Inspect Strikebound Railroad BARJUSON, Ark., Aug. 15. (UP) — Two Little Rock iMiisriiessmeii pre- ])arqd to make an inspection • the'strikebound Missouri and Arkansas :Railroad today. Ttiey are I/. V. Boyd, a .triicklinc optrator, and W. P. Jeffries, who is .with Interrmtiavml Harvester. The men wl|l te v accompanied by Jeffrie's stock 'supervisor ; C.~ R. Ispm ot Littje Reck nnd an engineer .from Chicago. In'LllUe Rock yesterday Hie men postponed any comment as to whether they "are interested in buying the line, until their feiuru, prob- nbly Saturday. Jiamona Busclier, 4-H Club girl from Franklin, Calif., brushes the head ot her lop Ayrshire cow vviih un eye to premiums amounting to $18,000 being offered livestock entrants n't the California State Fair in Sacramento, liamoiia's stock has won many championships in oast fairs, and she herself holds rcveral showmanship titles. Cotton Branch Station Plans For Sf udy Day PAYTEVfLIE. Ark., Aug. 15. — Dr. Lewis Webster Jonc.s, president of Ihe University of Arkansas, will be the main speaker at the annual Study Day to be held at the Col- Ion Branch Experiment Slation, in Marianna, August 28, according io John L. Damcron, slation snnorin- tcndent. The study day will be an r.ll-dny event. Mr.' Daineron pointed out, with visits to the field tcst.s in Ihe morning and the speaking progri'.'.n in tlie afternoon. J.iun:h will be .served ct the station by the home demonstration clubs of Lee County. /The afternoon program will bnijin at 1:30. with President Jones' .;ul- ctrass scheduled for 2:00. Dr. Jones, a graduate of-Reed College, Oregon, has laken graduate study .it Columbia University in New YovX City, an<i the Robert Brookings Graduate School of Economics and Government in Washington, D. C., us well ar. at Cambridge and Lomluh, England, and Geiiova, Switzerland. Before his recent Inauguration as president of the University of Arkansas. T3r. Jones served for six years us president of liennlngton College. He will be introduced to study day guests by I3eti« Lipperl S. Ellis, of the College of Agriculture. Pour stops arc scheduled Tor the orniivg tour, which will get under way nt 0:30. There will be discussions ol hybrid corn varieles ar.d ol cotton varieties, a demonstration on defoliation of cotton, and n demonstration ol a mechanical cotton picker. Taking part In the morning program will be B. D. Me- ' Colhiin'of the Agricultural Experiment Station. J. Ritchie Smith of Ihe .Agricultural Extension Service, Ur. H. W. Thnrp of the U. S. Dept. of Agriculture, and Harry Holmes of the Jnternational Harvester Co. The Cotton Branch.Station is lo- CKle'd Soutli of Mnrii'.nna. on State Highway I. For tlie .benefit of (ly- iivj fanners who will be aUer\rtin : ; the event, iirrungvinmts have been made for a landing field at the Station, Mr. DLiinerun said. • •arly Planting Of Fall Oats Advocated nivVlU.E, Ark., Aug. 15, Now is the lime to matte arrang ncnts I'ur sraling Uiu fall oat croii, iccoiiiiiu; to nfironomlsU at t'ir Arkansas AgriJtiHitrul Experiment Ktaiirn. Experiments they h-.'Vi- done have sho'.vn that c-iirly j:re- .innition of the seed bed nnd ei'.rly seeding of Hie outs will Rive more azing and larger yields of grain. If U\e outs live to lie urown cm land which has been used for :i pasture or meadow crop, tlic ground should be plowed iimniHiiately ;ti'.">. the first good rain, hrae cr lour weeks must be allowed, for 'the CTO;> tcbris to decap before liliintlng, Iho scientists point cut. Frtrrncji.s in the noitliern part of the stale should plan to seed their on's nlxnil SL] r 30. and (wo weeks earlier if tin"plan to graze ihe urop. The rale of seeding Is as important as the dale. In tests made using Tvavr:U>r oats, seeding at, vrvU" of three nnd four Imislu'ls per aciv gave larger yields than !owi>i- rjic^ ' It is especially important, to use :i ' heavier rate if .sealing is done lair 1 in Ihe -season. ! Other practices u-liich will increase yields arc plantm;; adapted varloAlcs, treallni! the seed, thoroughly preparinK Llie soudoed, sind planting on woll-d rained land which lias not been usiM for smnll gr-.vius for three or more years. ExpiM'i- mcnt Station tc.st.s have .shown tlial best results are obtained when ea.;h acre is ftrtilized with 20!) pounds (if 20 per cent superphosphate. !>!) pounds of sulphate of potash, a:ul 150 .pounds of nitratC'Of sodn or its equivalent. Two-thirds of the nitrogen should bo applied in the spring just before the oats put out now -growth. In addition to giving higher yields. practices such as seed treatment. crop rotation, and Heavier rules oi seeding will help control the now Helmiulhosporium blight of "> ul - H In the southern part of the slate where temperature relations favor the .disease, growers arc cautioned to use Reel iRuslproof varieties su;;!i as New Norlt.t, Norlcx. Appiler, Haitings 'Hundred Bushel, and Ferguson 922. which appear lo be sistant to the b'.iglH. Flying Tractors Jnidentified Pair fire 7 Shots at Law Officers LAWHENCEBURG, Tenn., Alii. 5. (UP) — ro)icc yesterday had 10 trace of "a*, least two men" who earlier fired s»veii quick shots at tlic .sheriff and a city patrolman. Tlie men ire believed to navy been the one-, v.hc earlir shinnied down a 50-foo! rope- from a skylight into a Lawrcnccbnrg hardware store and stole four shotguns and a quantity of fholis. The robbei's also tried lo break oj^n the stoi'e safe but failed. Lawrence county sheriff Claude McAfee said h.< ure' city Patrolman John Stone were answering a call when tlic men. passing In another car. fired on them, One slug. or about .45 caliber, punched a hole through the car (loot 1 and narrowly misled McAfee. Hclland first introduced lliim- blcs into England in lff!5. lecteil." Are you? That <lc]icii<Is upon financial strength of the Company inul tlie i cxi of the local agent.' Lovely nraniff 'Airways' hostesses ride the latest mcilel Ford tractors from tlic Dearborn plant riglit under Ihe wing of a DC-4 winch took ilu'm to Governor Jester in Austin, Texas. This is the first shipment cif the new model tractors and they were delivered via air-freight to i lie Governor, who in turn handed them over to the Texas Stale Highway Department where they will be used on the "Farm to .Market Iio:td Program." (NEA Tclepholo.) n Hie \vtirlcl Fas'.i'st Train rem'.lar "passenger train said lo )>e that running from Swinlon, England, lo Ijindnn at an average rale of CO.'.I miles an hour. re- ITS HERE Wainv/right to Retire BEVBRbY HILLS, Cnl., Aug. 15. iUP> —Gen. Jonatiiftii M. Wnln- wrigln, will retire al Ihe end of August, alter 45 yean; of Army service/ (The G4-yrar-old general, taken' prTsbntr of tne .Japnnesi: at lev BA- taan, iiniiounccd his rctirenK'iit at the close of a VJ-day nd'h-csri'-l'i lerday. KILL JOHNSON GRASS Use ATLAC Chlorate WEED KILLER E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER COMPANY 319 W. Ash St. Phone 551 While price* of so many things are kiting, we are keeping _ B.F.Goouricli tire prices Joii'ii. We've pegged tire prices at well below prewar. But I).I'.Gomliicli Sitvertown quality is Hying higher and higher. The wider, huskier "road-level" ttcad gives your car a safer looihold . . . oatu'fars prewar ttret. B. F. 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