The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 29, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 29, 1947
Page 8
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.V COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 1947 ' Ffcnn Families of This v f «K^'Acricutt4iral Sectipri. -ijPnbtifihed £y«ry Friday in the FARM NEWS-FEA1URES Suggestons For Better Farminjc; Featured For This Section's Pro- ': greasive Farmers. ; DroMth Damage in North Missco Increases; Cotton Bolls Opening Pfenyatijrelyin Parts of County JThe crop-situation in North' Mississippi County, which •was? reportpdi;(ru"fair" Condition last week, has grown in* treapinj-ly'^orse'ii'i tKc past few.dhys, according to as merit-tod ay by Comity : Aj;ein Koitli Bilbi'cy. < Cojtdn" lQ'i>art!cii!ar is beginning*--— f- —;— : — Neighbors Save the Day weattier. ' ' "Cfrops in tills nrea needed n "BenoriU rain 10 days ago and needed it bsdly. Cetton bolls are beginning* to open prematurely, nnd cot-j ton picking is about to get In full swing in • this area," Mr. Bilbrcyj Eafd :• "A. F. Robertson, of Mnnila, who ginned lUe comity's first bale last v.'eek. ha* gtiuxed six fuove since then and-Is still picking. Crops In tlie Eastern section of the county arc not in tcio bad of shape but unless \ve get a.rainUoon they could easily get in a bad sli.-.po." he said. Beetle Threat Passes Tljc bean leaf beetle invasion that gavei North Mississippi G'ouiUy fanners quite a scare earlier tins • mon)h appears to. be.about over. A lew of the insects are reported si ill present but .nothing iikc the number ;llint uppenred here last week. of the ccnimy into Missouri nml across the river into Tennessee. The results of this dusting pro- grain have proved very satisfactory. lie .said, and the disappearance of ihe bodies is attributed largely to :his program. However, the drouth and. the hot nights continue to hamper the county's No, 2 money crop, he sakl, but a good rain would still bring them tlirout!)). Dried ui) pastures ami scarcity of stoek water have rc.snUed in some loss of Hush and caused, Increased marketings' of cuttle from some* localities in the state. Most cattle, however, arc holding nj> surprisingly wen. With production of feed reduced by the drouth, many farmers plan, increased acreages of Winter jmtnre crops. Klc !• Outlook Oood Cotton deteriorated fuvt'hcr during the week as wilting, shedding of squares nnd blooms retarded fruiting. rVematihe opening continued. over ever-widening areas.-E'rospccls are still promLslnir in some Eastern sect ions, but even there the crop has declined the past ift or 20 days A few bales were picked clnrlnK the week in widely scattered sections of the stnte. Harvest is expected to be underway on a substantial scal< by Sept. It) or 15. Rite continued, promising with most growers expecting fair to good Twenty throe yood nuij-hbor.s (lesoendcTl on the farm of Cecil llenson, Cheney, Kansas, and in'a few •hoiii'ft'the plowing -for next yoir's en>i>\v;is .finished, llen.son, resting in a Wichita lio.spitnl 'after his left eye was .seri int'ly injured by a thrown crank from his tractor, said, when lie heard the news, "I've ^"1 Lliu.besl friends in the world." Henson, (Ijelow) shows "yet well" cards' .sent him by neif-hbor.s who organized 2;i tractor-plow teams to turn over 2<IO acres of wheat Ian-! he was tin;iljli' lo touch hecausu he was in a Wichita, Kan., hospital- (NKA Telephoto.) KILL JOHNSON GRASS Use E Chlorate 4-H Softball Tournament Play Begins Two softbal] tournamf nls between 4-II Club teams of Nortli Mississippi County got underway this morning with play in the Western District tournament belns held on the Manila diamond and play in the ICast- i : :-^ District being held on the Promised l.nmi diamond. Bnlli tnyc' and girls' teams WPI-R ccmpeting in the tournaments with the winners of e.ieii divisions meeting at a laier date to decide the North Mhsisslp-;;! County cha:n- IjlOIKi. Tvams in the Western District will fjc composed of players who ai;/? members* of 4-H Club.; located West of nil; Lake and in the Eastern lM';trii-t compusvu ol players who ni-; members of clubs Rust cf nil; I.iikc. First-round pairings in l.'»e Western Diflricit tourney are as iollov/s: | "1!" nirls-!/>at Oane vs. I) lack- I vincr; K!u;i)v Orov.j vs. Cox Eld?r; ' Iii'iiwn vs. Pawhu.:i; and Yoynton ' \ .•;. Uye. "l>," i-;;i>'.s-Lost CuiM' v.s, Tawhcen; l?!:ick\vaU'r \-s. Brown; Box Kidei 1 vs. Uuy»(on; anil Shady Grove vs. Uye. In the Eastern district only girls teams from the Oosncll and Promised Land clubs have, entered the tournament. two teams piay- ed this morning for Hie district i cliampionshii!. Schedule for first-round i>!:w in the Eastern District class "II" boys tournament is as follows: Huffman v.s. Number Nine; Hcecf vs. 40 ami H; Promised Land v.s, Gosnell; and Lone Oak v.s. Armorel- Dennis Mullen of Promised Land has been appointed director of the Eastern tournament and Bill Shockley h director of the Western tour- name nt. Comparison 'A good-sized thunderstorm could i be produced from the electrical | current used by a washing machine doing an ordinary week's s'wash. Each lightning flash represents enormous power, but its energy Is small because 01 its brief existence. .c. LUMBER COMPANY ;319 W. Ash St. Phono 551 'in Ornaments 1 A few years ago, pnlisliing small round .steak by ties and wearing ! them p-s necktie nrnamenls was a I pf-'pulr.v :\ir,toui wiring young men I of western rural communities. yield:; op un expanded acreage.' Early varieties are heading out fust with it few fields approaching ma-j turity. Some of the curliest rice shouUl be vetxdy for harvest abaul Sfipt, 1. Combining is expected to he in full swing by Sept. 15 or 20.1 Blackbirds ure causing some dnm-j age to rice in the southern part of, Arkansas County. Late corn wn.s further damaged liy drouth and most of it is too far gone to benefit much from future rainfall. Some young corn on bot-' torn land is in position to respond Lo rain but may be too l:\tc lo mnke : grain. ' Late hay yields have been reduced. Sorghums arc heading and holding their own fuirly well but need i rain. I Sweet potatoes have ^one buck- ward with the hot, dry weather reducing the crop materially in some areas. Strawberry beds also arc deteriorating with some growers expecting decreased yields next season. The harvest oC grapes is getting underway in Northwest Arkansas. Sets to the Job... and Gets It Done! T<ir <]ij (o cuy \ ^r^ . . foe emergencies . . .for the solution to a fhousand problems of transportation and mftin- tensDce in business and on . . Whh itt mighty'-Willys-OveHanct etp" Efigine and 4-\vheeI-drivc, the 5 'J«*P" delivers mea and tools where other vehicles can't go. Its power takeoff furnishes up to 30 h.p. to operate shaft- and belt-driven equipment. Co. farms the "jeep" will pull GET Jeep plows, harrows, mowers; run feed mill or silo filler; or tow a 5,500-lb. trailer payload. It serves as a handy pick-up truck or runabout. Jn industrial use or on farms it gels jobs done in a hurry. See the all-purpose "Jeep" now. 4 SIZES to fit small wheel tractor: up to large crawlers... • The only lovclcr with p.ittntcd cr.-ink axle thnt moves the Ijl.ulo up and down in the frame ;>s it goes across the field. The EVERSMAN knocks off the high places, fills in the low ones, mulches the soil, brcnliS cloih, forms :\ finely pulverized seed bed ns ihc m.idunc moves along. • Produces smooth, even hnd.nt low lev- ctinl; costs. S.lvcs 2.3 of irrignlini; lime. Saves wnicr. Greatly increases crop yields through perfect seed bed, even depth of planting, better germination and growth of plants. O Excellent DIRT MOVKK with special POWER LIl-T. Power lift and blade controls operated from tractor sent. (No hydraulic pumps, cylinders or connections.) One Inexperienced man and tractor op- orntc.s machine for leveling and dirt moving. Large si/.cs can lie quickly shortened in the field to fast dirt movers. Machine easily moved from field to field. • With their advanced engineering around the c:\clusive EVURSMAN principle of -automatically raising and lowering the grader blade, the actual weight and length of the machine ii multiplied many time.s as applied to cutting hard ground and distributing the dirt where needed. Once more science and invention has overcome Jt'tnt irr/.i;/;/, unmanctivcr- nble awkward si/c, and high costs. • CWrr vein- EVERSMAN AUTOMATIC LAND I.EVELER lotlny. A Complete Line of Jc«p Ports POOLE MOTOR CO. South Highway 61 at Steele, Missouri If s MEAT per BAG of FEED That Counts! Putlna's Broiler Plan yields 30 to 33 Ibs. meat (live weight) oei bag Broiler Chow UP TO 33 IBS. MEAT PER BAG of PURINA BROILER CHOW L K. Ashcraft Co. 3/2 SOUTH?!*? ST. PHONE863 FARM LANDS FOR SALE! 1400 acres all in one tract. Best improved place and most perfectly drained farm in Southeast Missouri. Has beautiful new home on it. Over thirty tenant houses, most of them wired for lights. Gravel roads over entire farm. If you want to see a beautiful large farm, call H. E. "Bud" Fisher now at 2330, Blytheville, Ark. MISSOURI LANDS 100 acres one mile west Tallapoosa. Wei! located on good road. Good soil for cotton and beans. Price per acre §175.00. See it'. Il.'M acres al Tallapoosa. Well improved. On gravel. Well drained farm in good location. Good soil. Sec this one! Price $160.00 per acre. This place is wel! worth I he money. '10 acres one and a half miles north of Gideon on main );ravel. Four room residence. Lights. Small barn and outbuildings. Price $150.00' per acre. If you want a nice home, see this! lt!l acres of the finest land money can buy, located near pole road east of Gideon. Four room asbestos sidt't! house. Good barn. Priced low to sell now! §150.00 per acre. This is cypress land. 109 acres near Wardell. 4 room house and barn. New gravel goinj^ in in front of- place. Lights. This place is a buy al $110.00 per acre. Better look at this. 80 acres near Pascola. Gravel road, lights. This is a buy. Price per acre §125.00. $5000.00 cash down handles. Hurry! 480 acres excellent for stock farm. Soil is clay loam. 225 acres in cultivation. New four room house and new barn. A real buy for §17,500.00 with Vi cash. Located (I miles southwest Advance. 100 acres clay loam on gravel. Lights. Southwest of Advance. Price per acre $80.00. §.'5500.00 cash will handle this place. Hurry! 100 acres 2 miles north Gosnell, Ark. Fine land for beans and cotton. Price per acre SKiO.OO. §(5000.00 cash. •10 acres 2 miles north Gosnell, Ark. A veal farm for cotton and Beans. §100.00 per acre. ARKANSAS LANDS 35 Acres I 1 /? miles north of Blytheville on 61 Highway. 5 room residence, outbuildings, good four room tenant house, barn. Finest soil. Lights, phone. Beautiful location for a home. $12,000. Takes $6,000 cash to handfe. HiO iici-cs north of Armorel. Good soil for col Ion and beans. SI 85.00 per acre. SO acres south of -10 & 8 Miss. County. Off the gravel l)iiI :t jioorf farm for $12,800.00. !()() acres lieUvecn I'araRould and Corning, Ark., on main highway, with mail, school and bus route. Good four room house, three screened in porches, electricity. Price S110.00 per acre. Hurry! \VK IIAVH OTHER FARMS FROM 40 ACRKS TO MO ACRES IN* VARIOUS LOCATIONS REMEMBER —S«* H. F. "Bud" Fisher for the Best Soil H. E. 'BUD' FISHER REAL ESTATE & LOANS 101 Frist K.nlacky Blylhevllle. Arkansas Phone 2S30 Any Time for Appointment Always See "Bud" First for the Best in All Types of Farm Lands

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