The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 12, 1947 · Page 7
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* FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1947 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Interest of Farm Families of This AKncuiturul Section. • Published Every Friday in the FAIW NEWS-FEA1URES Suggestons FV Better"•'..-..„.•« t Featured For This Section^Pro-; srressive Farmers. "-.'. *, -1*1 Dry Weather Hits Growth of Cotton Some Missco Fields To Produce Half Bale, Or Less, Per Acre North Mississippi County todav witnessed its 5Dt)> straight rainless day, one of the longest dry sni'lls in many years. And the extremely hot tcnipcr.i- tini's aii<| drouth cruised the county's bumper cotton crop to tn:aun> almost a month ahead of scheiluk>. Anil lo add to the tanner's worries, an epidemic; cf rust, caused l)y unfavorable soil conditions and irritated by the dry weather, lias Broken (jut in various SIKHS over the eounly. chiefly In ih p Western section around (lie 1-e.ichville aiul Manila. Cotton picking t s general throughout most of I lie county with some fanners rcnnitliiK from live to 10 bales already picked and ginned, others whose crop was planted late, began picking, on :i full scale Hits week. The lack of soil moisture is Uically endangorini; ihis year's crop witli some fanners predicting an average as low as one-fourlii to one-half hale per acre. These .same fanners, farmin;.; the Mime land, averaged Irom u bale to u bale ami a half tast year. i Alfalfa production is almost at a standstill In the North half of the county and reports from some sections say that the crop is already half dea<L The county's No. •> money crop, soybeans, survived the recent epidemic of bran leaf beetles but now is reported withering under the 's a Powerhouse on Wheels! Jump In the driver's scat and step on. the gas. I'eel the mighry surge of power from the VC'illys-Overhmd "Jeep" Engine and the- sure-footed pull of"Jecp" 'f-\vhccl-drivc,With all that power, no wonder the *'Jeep" can do a thousand and one tough jobs in business and on ihe farm. It's a powerhouse on wheels 1 . Come in and see what a "Jeep" can do for you. GIT A PRODUCT OF WILtYS-OVEKLAND MOTORS, INC., TOLEDO, O. Ellis Poole, Owner & Mgr. South Highway 61 at Stecle, Mo. Phone Steele 49 'Puf This in Your Pipe AND SMOKE IT AUTOMATIC EVtLER * You Get lh*se j The ONLY rmcliinc with priitcr bhJc suspended on wi:h springs co;>nccic.l to ,vt,ccls llirough anj Kccrv ,,lc »»U- tint gives amonu. |; of ilirl moving and Icvcl- touri il"i preparing seed bciUycar after year. Gets teJ '3 "uMc-ro|>" condition, miking htnet driinage possible. itnfy jnd calnvjuing cisicr, A must in pcrniancm seed- in £. saving !CcJ cost, giving mote y«n of hi^gcr jicUs from «< h sceJing. Comes in -1 sizes to fit vthetl tractors up to Urge CIlvlOS. nd Only one Icvclcr, the FA'ERSiUAN.Im the eccentric (cr.tnk) T.IC—when wheels go on 3 high place the Made AUTOMATICALLY lowers to gather a load —when wheels go into a low place the blade raises to release/enough dirt to fill. Front clod buster and rear smoother blade firms (he suificc ns the machine moves along, producing a finely pul- vcri/cd seed'bed while AUTOMATICALLY LP.VIU1NG. Also excellent DIRT MOVER with patented wheel lift which raises and lowers the whole m.icliinc and gathers or releases a big load of dirt wherever you wish. i One inexperienced man driving j your present "actor handles (his ALL J PURPOSE rr.jchmc. Inexpensive to ', buy. Ask your dealer for details. I Get your DIAT MOVING done fhJl I tAU with your tVlRSMAN and hay. I f/i* sama machine for finish fcvef- J ing ana* seerf bed preparation in J fru SPRING. I INTERNATIONAL 'HARVESTS 3/2 SOUTH SUP ST. U. S. A. WHO'S COT THE COLD? $1,000.000,000 in Gold Reserves $20,933 5I4IG FIGURES ARE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS 5C95 $639 $100- $Z7-T SI" •1945 REPOKTS State to Handle \Bilbrey Urges Farm P!acements:so ( vTo1wers Program to Shift From U.S. Direction On January First Kurri I'll,, lo iho n«'\i Januurv to iMirlioy i mi. s i ; ,i', (or tif Hi.' Arkuns,!-: Kiii|i!uyiiicii! I Eccurily Division, •flir ]v'.in'n t.i lilt; IMnu pruuratn is lii'llv. niado under |jr<insliin s ol iln- BCili (•<>»- ' lii-css. . "Wf nro now in |]i,. prof..;.;; ,if riiriniilitlin- pi;, n s ft,,- uii' «p.\n- slon ol rin- .services In meet Ihe nci'tl.s of Until inrin eiui:l<ivi'r and I worker .so thai oiir CTOIJK e»i] lie j |iroiliiL-e<l and luirvesleil on selut- i clule an,l inn rartn Inllur rei;nlnrly i'tllplnjod | "Clciiraiu'e si'rvleo lor Hie nuive- i inont or l,:,lior win i n . ,. s ini)||slie<\ '"'"il olllfi-s in ihe MI.IH> ': County A«en( Kfllh Ullljrey, this \verl:. ui'^etl North .Mississippi Coun- ly Inrniers lo m.ike every elforl | lo seril jmrl ol (heir n'op'limd I" j tin adapted WiiHer legume. The us, 1 of Winter It'mune.s is one o( ihe beM tnflhiHls a [tinut'r lai.s l;.i muinlHliihif. ni- !in])rovlni: tlie Ifi'illiiy ol Ills soil. 'I'liny provkt.. a Winter cuver crop, i-edtice ero.slon and atitl nltroBL'ii and t>i|:atilc nuil- ter lo I tie soil, lie Miid. Winier leiuuues cnn In 1 uro'-vn on nearly nil soli iv-pos uncU'i 1 nor- ninl \vet,lIHT cundliton.s II the rlghl lenninr l.s iihi'd nnd Is seeded prap- erly. E\iecr.wlul i;l'ov;ini; depeniis on iinu and inethod ol planliiiK, IIKK-- C'ltl'.itlrin. and, \vhi'te needed, ler- !ii:/al|[)ii. Htilry \eleh is Ihe nio.it. widely tnity he i't'own uii piiorer .soils nnd Is mure cold iv.sisi:,iu (lam any oilier leiiuiiif e.xeejil crimson elo- vc'l 1 . A UDtlil supply or .seed Is aVllll- aljle mid farmers should he nfole ui supply tht-iv needs IWs ycnr. A Here's how a major portion at the world's S27 billion In ROW is distributed, with the U. S. holding about SO per cent. Urilaln's .Secretary Bevin has called for a redistribution of "America's sold but U. S. Secretary of Treasury Suydcr says it's up to us to decide wluil to do with it. Figures are latest for 1SM7. except ns indicated. Agronomist Joins Faculty At Arkansas U. PAYETTEVIL-L'E. Ark., Sept. 12.— Dr. W. H. Gnrinnii, soil sciwUi-sl with ilic Soui-li Carolina Exijcrinipnt Station. h!\s been appointed lioncl o! the dcpartnieiU oi ngronoiny iti the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture, Dean I,. S. Ellis announced today. A.s head of the department of agronomy. Dr. Garman will .succeed Dr. R. P. Balholoinew, who will then !)[> able to devote all his time to His duties as -associate director ol the Experiment Station. Dr. Bartholomew has been head of the department of agronomy for .seven years, and .since 1914 "lie lias als:i the hil'h temperatures. Hiiiri Still Would Help Bui even with conditions like they nre, a general ruin would still pull the 1347 crops through. That is the belief ol County Agcnl Keith I Bilbvey. "I firmly believe that a | KOocI general ruin in the next few [days would slow the innturiii^ of the cotton down and enable the young unopened liolls to make ri better stand." lie saitl. Elsewhere in the stale the severe drouth nnd high temperatures have burned up pastures, dried up watering places and withered feetl and cotton, according to tile weather and erop reporting scrviee. The one bright spot in the Ark- i ansa.s agricultural picture was in ' (he Southwest where recent heavy raines revived pastures, late hay nnri fectl crops. The service said cotton continues to open prematurely, nnd that! blooming has about .stopped in most ' parts of Arkansas. The heat has i caused much cotton to deteriorate. ! Many bolls are undersiy.ed. and I sheading has been heavv in some fields. Crop conditions at a glancei Rice is maturing rapidly, harvest is getting underway, and prospects continue favorable. Early corn is about mature. Late ! com and fall hay crops are prac- '• lically burned up except in South- i western counties where they responded to recent rains. Soybean yields have been rc- ttuced materially. S;veet potatoes arc far from promising. i The pecan crop is cxpeetetl lo [ ije light. ser\ r cd as n.ssociatc director or I ; :xi)erinicnt Station. In nnnounciiiK Lhe aiipointmeilL of Dr. Carman. Uean ICllis said I that "1 am extremely glad to mnke this announcement, not only be- I cause the skile v.'ill b: securing Hie .services ot an outstandint; agronomist and soil scientist, but also ljccuu.-,e it will enable Dr. 33nilholo- nicw to devote his tali time to Ihc over-all research program of Ihe Agricultural Experiment StuLion. Di'. Gartuun's experience in Texas, Ooorgia anil South Carolina lit him admirably for developing the work in iicld crops and .soils in Arkansas." Dr. Carman is a graduate of Penn- svlvania State Cotlogc, from which lie received the -J3S, MS. mid Ph. D. decrees, fie has had experience m belli teaching and research, buying j teen assistant chemist with the i Texas Experiment Station, graduate I aF.sistant at Pennsylvania State Col| lejre. and associate professor of i agronomy nt the University of Georgia. Since 1042 he has been on the . v tnff of the South Carolina Experiment Station, except for two ami one-hnll years spent as an officer of the U. S. Navy. Dr. Garman is the author of numerous technical and scientific publications and is a member of several professional societies, in- cluUintj the American Society of Agronomy. Soil Science Society of 'Amcri.-n. American Chemical 'Society, and Sipma XL. Dr. Garman will assume his new dutic-s on Nov. 1. and Ihe stud's ol the tuition in or- : K"<><1 .supply of Austrian winter der to supply the farmers wllh '• 1- >C!1K " IK " appears lo be iivalluble workers, l.ncal offices will work | "'Is yi-nr, Mr. lill!;rey slalcd. with inilivhlnal and i;runp funnels j Other winter Ic'imnc.s thai may and farm organizations, both loeul i bi' use<l aic Willamette velch. bur and natidiial in prnjr-ctlii); the es- 't'lover, Austrian u'inter peas, crinl- timatc.s of their neuds lar In ud- ! son clover, mid Hlm'lr-tnrv peas, vatlce Ic have labor available on I lie pointed out thai wheru the schedule lime, or to provide employ- less hardy li'Xllhic.s are planted, llu? inent for tv.ii-niitluycil workers. , daiiRei o( winter Injury can be "The l!f> loral and \'\ eounly of- I partly ofiset by early planting, us- flces oiiernteil by the Arkansas Hm- liu: plenty of seed, and fertlliilni!, where necessury. wllh 200 lo WJ pounds ol supeiphr.sphalc per acre before pluming. O'i soils low in phosphide, tin- use ol sllperphos- phule is essential !or nny ot the I winter leyumcs II wod i;ro\vth is to be obtained. Vetch, EinRletncy pens, inul Aus- ttimi VVintiH' peas may b ( . planted hoi ' I ploymom KL'CIII ity are thought, to be sufficient in carrying out Ihe farm placement ])rogriiin." the ncl- minlslratiir noted. "However. w<! nre in a position to expand our services when nnd if Ihe need arises." D. O. Hushing, dlri'dor of the Employment Service of the Agency ! recently relumed Ivom Washington after having partici]>'.iled in lorinulatini: plun.s for ihc operation of the farm placement .service at the national and regional levels, lie Indicated tb:it this was necessary In order to provide an effective clearance program between the slatc.s. , "We all realize iigi Icultttre is one of.the principal industries or Ark- Riisns and that adcfiuiilc farm labor must be supplied nt all times lo meet the needs of the farmer. I would like to impress on the people of Arkansas that the Rin- ployment Security Division through its local offices, is the cleAring house for community and statewide employment, for any and all needs Ixith lo employer and employee, without service charges," Mr. Gill staled. instructors Added to U of A 'Home EC Staff hitc ALIKUSI t«" Oi:lulH?r \viUi bL'st rcsuUn lu'lnn oblulurd Ij'ttin ScutrrnlMM- pbuMnu. UiiuiKon clover .should bn iiLiiiUed nTUn' (hi> lirfil St'plombor ruin wlilch i.s hru- vy oiitm^h to tliorouHlily inolslon Lhn .soli. Tlnr rlovor nu\y bo jilntitt-d any Unit- aftL-r the swil nrt 1 nm- l\ivctl in early summer U> vlu v lust or .SeiilcnilJL'i^ he .said. Read Courier N^wn Want Ads the f Sht* \ und ' 'Hit; nppoiiittuciiL (if Mi 1 :;. Sarcenet ns instnirtor atui Mrs. Mil- drctl A. Armour ns graduate ussisi- jitit in th<! ttepjirliTitjii of boJiic i u ;:n- noinics IIFI.S boon atnuiuucrd by Dean LippcrL S. ELlir, of Ihc University of Arkun.sris College 'of Ayri- ;;uUnrc. Jn addition. Dr. lleyina Wt-slcot '., \\hti hn.s been nl i.he Uiiiversll\ - as n visilint; piojessnr .since lust i-'t'h- tunry under :> j;ratu, noni llic Clnni:- rul Hdneallon Hoard, will coiUmno In Ilii; Annie eupaeily for another yeru'. However, she will di;volc nirjrtr I of her time lo leu~hln;;. Dean Ellis sikitl. I aVIr.s. Kurcnct ha.s hecn In cluir^.j [ of Ihe nur.siM'y school during LFtiiverslly's suinniL.r session, will continue In that position will nl.sn n.s.sist Dr. Wtstcott In teacn- nii! the conr.se.s in latnlly relations :md nrlvanced child dovelopinejit. Mrs. Ai'inonr, who Is taking Ki'lifl- i Hate work in the College of Ednca- Arl:.. Seut. 12.— I (Ion. will leach home nursing nnil 'acl. as nur.sc foi" the nursery school. Slit: is a reisislcred nurse and also lias a bachelor of science decree in nursliij; education Irom New York University. She was instriu'tor t>! inusim; arts r.l the Norwegian Lutheran Schoo 1 r»[ Nnrslni,' in Nc\y YOJ k City for one year and spent two years in the U. S. Navy Nurse Corps, PHONES63 Improved Oklahoma Alfalfa Seed U. S. verified origin. Guaranteed free of Johnson Grass and other noxious weeds. Place order now for later delivery -$24.00- Per 100 IBs. 213 WEST MAIN ST. PHONE 2OI5 COMBINE OWNERS We now have 1111 linnil a KOIX! supply of WIS('()NSIN i\Hi'rOKS wilh complete chaiiije-ovei- kit for ron- vorlinj; 1'. 'I'. (). Allis-Chalmers romhines lo mntor- ilrivcn niacliincs. huiiiire now for all details. 9 Ft, PICK SACKS Only $2.00 CARL WALLACE BOB SMITH THE "61" IMPLEMENT CO. No. Highway 61 Phone 2142 ON SALE! 1 Only 15 1-2 ft. COOLERATOR Was $469.50; Now $446.031 1 Only 5 cu. ft. DEEPFREEZE I Was $259.95; Now $247.00 ! 1 Only 7 cu. ft. COOLERATOR " ICE BOX Was $103.50;-Now $8f.50';,-; Monthly Payments If Desired! E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER COMPANY 319 W. 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