The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 27, 1948 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 27, 1948
Page 8
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BIGHT BLVTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY, IT, 194« For- itettw Farming featured For This Section'* Pro- Fanner*. I FARM NEWS-PEA 7 URES PvblkkMl ET«ry Friday fa MM ; four** of FUTM Familiw of Thto | i A*rie«ltunJ 8^tio«. Empire Cotton Proves the Best In Variety Tests at Burdette Plantation for the 1947 Season Jbnpire variety cotton was the best producer last year In tests con. Jucted on the Burdette Plantation South of Blythevllle wltli a yield of (47 pounds of lint per acre, it was disclosed Ihis week by G. A. Hale, former partner and agronomist, for the plantation. The Empire variety has a three-year average yield of 757 pounds of tint, which in 110 pounds better than the 1947 figure when crop conditions were the least favorable for any of the three years when tests were mute. Burdetfe DelUpine ranked second In lint production with 623'pounds, while the Paula variety was third with 619 pounds. Eisht varieties were tested. ' The result* for each of the varieties follows: • : ' * ?, .S -8 . S. Missco 4-H Officers Empire U47 Burdette Deltapine 78-3 62.1 Paula 619 Dortch 10 613 Burdette Deltaphine 78 .. t 5B3 Stoneville 2B 583 Burdette Rowden 54 516 Deltapine is 480 Nf« Soybean trader Ten varieties of soybeans were tested on the BunJettc plantation last year and a newcomer, BurdcUe 2, produced the heaviest yield, 21.5 bushels per acre with Burdette ~0i ranking second with a yield of 20.5 bushels. \ 'Three other varieties, however, have a higher average for a two- year period. Dortclisoy 2 ' w "' 1 n yield last year of only 19.7 bushels, has a 29.5-bushel average for the -two years it has been tested at Burdette. The Ogden variety -yielded only 30 bushels to the acre last season, but has a two-year average of 28 bushels, Mr. Hale said. Results In the soybean tests follow: 1941 i 2-year Av. Bushels Bushels Per Acre Per Acre 21.5 ... 20.5 20.8 20.0 . 28,0 ' 19.1. 29.5 11.9 21.5 17.4 26.5 11.0 20.5 ile £8% 109 r> 1617 1710 1044 1531 1006 1405 1113 r. tj OO 38 30 yi 38 37 41 n. £r .c I 1 /S2 1 1/32 1 1/32 1 1 1/32 1 59 12 69 GO 71 70 14 80 Variety Burdette 2 Burdette 30 Ogden . .. Dortchsoy 2 Burdette 19 Burdette 12 Ralsoy . ..'.. D'tch Imp. O'en 16.5 12-43-To«rlt ... 15.6 Dortchsoy 1 ... 123 n.o 1 1/32 Top Corn Yield 44.4 Bushels ' Mr. Hale reported on tests with I 17 varieties of corn and snid that : Dixie 17 with a yield of 44.4 bushels per acre topped tho list for the j season. Four other varieties were in j the list with yields of 41 bushels iier acre or better. Results in the corn tests follow: V.iriety Bushels Variety Per Acre Dbie "n 44.4 Hoasier 706 W 43.3 nortch 400 42.4 Tennessee 10 41.5 O 711 , 4J.4 Texas 20 .: 39.9 Texas 9 W 3D.4 Funk G 46 30.1 Di'Kalb 898 3E'.9 Punk G 71G 3B.7 Texas 12 38 1 Dixie 44 37.9 Pioneer 316 ': 37.6 Dortch 500 37.6 Delta Prolific O.P 34.9 Pioneer 33B 34.4 Booster 746 29.5 Agronomist Has Own Farm Burdettc plantation is discontinuing its crop breeding and testing work with the release of the , 1947 results. Mr. Hale. form<*r partner Arkansans Get Hom * : unds to Buy *urebred Bull Pictured alcove are the officers of the South Mississippi County 4^ Club Council recently elected- by 4-H Club members. The officers are from left to right, Buddy Clark, Keiser, vice-president; Veleta' pierce, nurdctte, sang captain; Virginia Pierce. Burdette, secretary, and Bob Forrester, Whltton, president. Wanda Jackson, West Ridge, reporter, was not present when picture was taken. A girt of »2,500 from- th»-Kansas ' 3ity Southern Railroad.'ijltti 'which o buy » top 'Jeiiey bull for the Arkansas Artificial Breeder*' AMO- clatlpn, was received recently by Harry Goforth of Fayeltevllle, pres- dent of the association, from B. A- Talbert, agricultural agent of he railroad. The money will be used to buy Brampton Sport PSnn 455839, a four-star Jersey bull with an excellent type classification from R. M. Head of Hannibal, Mo. The animal was bred by B. H. Bull and Son of Brampton, Canada. This will be the first top-ranking bull to be placed In the new bull barn being erected at the University Farm near Fayetteville, which will be finished early next month. TJie stntc association will serve 10 locnl associations over the state. Ten more groups are In the process of formation. A campaign among the railroads banks and larger Industries is un- [ dcr way to raise $20,000 with which ! to buy bulls for the association, i Jfrscys, Kotstcins and Guernseys will be noitRhl and quartered in the barn. Money for the barn was provided by the Inst session of the state legislature, but no provision was made for purchase of the animals or Tor laboratory equipment. Members of the Finance Committee nre Cieo>(fe Melbourne of Fayetteville. M D. McArville of Conway. Lawrence Brush of nosers and Judge J. Sam wood of Fort Smith. Club Members Meet The Progressive Horn* Demonstration Club held iln monthly meeting last week >t the home of Mrs. C. w. Bbyd, Route Two, Lcnchvjlle with Mrs. Uoyd Layne, president, presiding. tyrs. Albeit Bailedge. a visito- from the Leachville club, gave the devotional, a prayer written by Mrs. Mary Stewart. Project leaders.for the year werr: appointed and Miss Gertrude Bond, home demonstration agent for North MissLsslppi County, stressed the importance of their duties. Following the appointment of leaders, Miss Bond led the group in a discussion on short cut* in clothing. ,AIler the business meeting "was adjourned, games were played an*! refreshments served by the hostess. The club will hold its next meeting March 10 at the home of Mrs. R. D. White. Read Courier New* Want Ad* Farm Implements Maldistributed, Dealer Testifies Arkansas Leads Nation in Tree Farms Projects WASHINGTON, D. C.. Feb. 27— Arkansas Is leading nine southern stales with 3.009.843 acres certified under the American Tree Farm System, according to figures re- WASIIINGTON. Feb. 21 (UP) — An h Oakvillc, Tenn., farm implements dealer Rflirt yesterday that U)e distribution of new agricultural machinery is nil wroiiR. .J. C. Dicksoti told a House Public Works Committee Investigating the 1 leased today by J. C. McClrllan, gray market in farm machinery assistant forester, American For- that trnctor.s and other equipment useful In the North and Midwest are being distributed In the South rvnci vice versa. As long as this situation continues, Dicfcson said, he will make money buying up equipment Southern larniers can't use and selling -It in the North and Midwest. He has ha,1 I to pay premium prices for some ol this equipment in the past, he said, but lately he's been paying list pri- Form Agents' Tips Does Your Tractor Need Paint Look Drab? Rusting? Going Slowly to Ruin? Better let Our Paint Department catch it now - - In addition (o having the best nitetinnicil repairs in lown, our shop is also headquarters for a real tractor paint job. Com* in today and get our price. We use only the b«sl implement paint—the kind International Harvester gave your tractor when it was made! INTERNATIONAL "HARVESTER 3/2 SOUTH 20P ST. PHONE8'63 ces. Dickson said he found maldistri- bution even within the South. For instance, he said, he 'located heavy tractors Iri the hill country of Mississippi, Alabama ami Georgia, where llglvt equipment Is Heeded Heavy tractors, he said, are needed In the lowlands of the Mississippi Delta. He said he couldn't understand why manufacturers were distributing this way. State Renews 4-H Food Preparation Program For '48 For the 14th consecutive year, tile National 4-H Food Preparation Awards Program Is being continued under the direction of the Extension Service in Arkansas and., 45 other states in 1948. More than 350,000 4-H Club girls took part In the program last year, in addition to planning and serving 18.09S.2ia family rneals of horae-Rrown products, the teen aged 4-H -"cooks" prepared many special dishes find school lunches. Out.stnnrling records of achievement in 4-H food preparation will est Products Industries. In Arkansas the tree farm program Is directed by the Division of Forestry and is part of the national program backed by the 'American Forest Products Industries. In June 1942 Arkansas launched the system and became the second in ttie United Stales to an so. Today there nre 261 tree fnrms In the State. In the South are 1.105 tree farms totaling 9.396.345 a'crcs. The other state totals arc: Texas with 2.401.811; Alabama with 2.096.813; Florida with 923,791; Mississippi with 290,610; Tennessee with 257.154, North Carolina with 255,203: South Carolina with 119.285; nnd Virginia with 41,749. Tile southern Pine Assncintion | sponsors the tree farm movement i in llle South. Nationally, more than M9noooo acrcs ar( . enrolled in this program to encourage the production of trees as a crop. IT'S TIME TD:— Secure hybrid seed corn adapted to your locality. Seed of the best adapted hybrids may be in short supply. Get yours early. See your county agent for recommended hybrids. |i plan a feed production program j J for poultry along with the other ', farm livestock. This Is especially 11 Important If cost of producing eggs is to be lowered on the farm in 194S-4S. Draughon's College of Mechanics Pott Office Box 835, Memphis, T«nn. Will give you specialized training on motors, motor tune-up, painting, auto electricity, body and fender work, clutch, brake, transmission and deferential repair. A complete training, approved for VETERANS. Call or write, for free information. Quick Delivery— Any Tim*, Anvwher* Education System Criticized by Author I "A brief pause to express appre- I ctatlon ' To farmers anrf ranchers who j help feed the nation, > We're proud to do business with ! more and more i • t ATLANTIC Cmf, N. J.. Feb. 27. \, Of these fine folks at the TRAD (UP:—Author TVnri Buck criti- |i ING POST store!" cizcd phases of th'e American edil- | J cation system yesterday and said ' i that if compulsory school laws wer» I J removed, "our schools would be j | empty." | • Miss Buck told the closing ses- ,J sion ot the annual convention of ! i American Association of School Administrators that the schools havi; not "educated the minds or the hearts of two generations of men. 1 Columnist Marquis Childs termed proposed trimming of the Marshall plan "Operation Rathole" and sr.ul such a program would be "the surest way to bring about what the Soviet Union is seeking—the isolation of North America." again receive awards on county, state and national levels, provided by Scrvel. They comprise honor medals. Chicago 4-H Club Congress trips and S2CO.OO college scholarships. There were 66 count v mrdal winners In Arkansas last year. Game of TKR MILWAUKEE (UP)—When Mrs. Thomas Shcahan returned from ;> visit to Ireland, she found she ha'J left one of a pair of shoes overseas. She gave the odd shoe to a charitable society. When the other shoe arrived weeks later, she sent it the society, hoping it would catch up with its mate. PHOME 85? +W WEST »S« READY-MIXED. CONCRETE For new homes and tiomi lm-| provements—Insures a good job . saves muss, For an tidur ing. saves money economical *TCPS good-looking job it will pay you to build with concrete—ideal for] driveways, walk], steps, porch*: terraces, basement walls, garage floors —and firesjfe new home Helps your Builder do hilt Best Ready-Mixed Concrete enable) your builder to do highest qua lit work at attractivt prices, truck load is carefully proportion to the "mix" needed. Trucks dump concrete neatly into the forms wit] out leaving a mess to clean up. W* will b« (lad to recommend i good builder for your Job. FOUNDATIONS HUGHES & COMPANY Ready Mixed Concrete louth 10th at Railroad Building Materials Phone 3531 a i id a pronornist of the plan t a lion, will continue the seed breeding and testing work on the Hale Seen Farms, one of which was formerly a part of Burdette Plantation. Get Delivery Now On These: 1 Used Molinc Tractor with cultivator, planter and middle Vnistfr 8 Used Ford Tractors wilh complete equipment Plenty Of— 2 IJoUom 12 inch "Black I,and" Hrcakinir Vlnws. 2 iiollom 11 inch Ccncral I'urpos* Clows. 2 lloUom 12 inch Slal Ifcise Plows. 'i Bottom 14 inch Slat Base Plows. Sprinjf Tooth Harrows- Cultivators—Rigid ShanV and Spring Shank. , (These complete wilh front-end attachment) See Douglas Lawson, Manager Russell Phillips Tractor Co. GOOD/VEAR ' TIRES South Highway 61 Phon. 2171 • MAXMOM TBACTIOII — UM Mr, mat* p.H wilk • MOB* WOE*. UM litM, tractw fft ham. • COMTANT mrmno* — •• !*•*•>»* IO •mind — In rtorae* <* »*•- No«-tT»*«lB«. > MCIKAKD DIAWM1 FWU. - Wltli IM Wh*«t w» -if ta >M KM. •«•• > MOIC COMTOBT, IXM 1 I rat Lm — imaA -~» I Arrang* for our Goodyear Solution 100 S»tiie» now to get ahead la your workl Why tpend time "shopping around"? We have a complete line of QUALITY chick supplies. PURINA CKEK-t-FECT ?ow«rful disinfectant. Pltasant odor. CHICK STUITEM AMERICA'S FAVORITE STARTING FEED From inspected, high-producing flock*. Th»y r r« br*cE and I «d for htalth and vigor. ORDER NOW GOODYEAR SERVICE STORE HATCHING EGG PRODUCERS F*»d Purina br**d«r mohw mad* for high production and hatch ...tow h»n mortality. IXEEDER CHOWS WHEN HENS HAVE COLDS PURINA CHIOREN A TURKEY EGG SUPPLIERS F**d a tp«cial tuifcvr all-math or supplement for production and hatchability. PURMA TURKEY CHOWS NEAI0M|TE|S WWU CHOWS L. K. Ashcraft Cp. 1-2 Block South of Depot Blytheville. Arkansas

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