The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 31, 1947 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 31, 1947
Page 11
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 81, 1947 BLYTHEVILU! (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS SuMre«tOM For Better Farming Featured For This Section'i Pro- greasive Farmers. Care in Feeding Can Save Grain Li vet toe k Grower* Can Kelp Solve Problems Abroad •^ Reduced gr»!n supplier from 1(47 crops win make It necessary for (vary pound of !eed available to do • tetter job than usual If live- nock producers "cash-In" on ih« '•><( demand and favorable • markets for Hve*tock, dairy and ponl- Iry produrls. authorities on feeding iiuUi. Careful management und feeding will be required this SMSOD to *olv e th» problem of convert- ! int reduced tonnages of corn, I (rain sorghums, oats and o:r,<-r 1 feed grains Into ne/ded voluniw sf meat, milk and other product*. Some of the praciicfs that will help to solve the problem include' Culling of unprofitable llve.=to-k' wider u*e of pastures, stalk fields and home-grown roughages; careful attention to health, mineral and water requirements of livestock; use of bettor balanced rations; use of relatively cheap protein concentrates to supply nutrient* In addition to protein needed to balance rations; and general sound management and feeding practices. Through such practices as these, „ it will be possible for efficient ^livestock producers to take advant- ^ a&e of high prices and maintain their breeding and feeding program during the period of scarcity of grains. At the same time, these livestock producers will be continuing their soil conservation and balanced farming programs' which are essential for stable, profitable farming in the future. Cotton-growing stales of the South and Southwest face special »ea«on, which will be stressed In livestock feeding problems In this these articles. The cotton Belt h'as greatly improved and expanded Its livestock production during recent years. Compared with Corn Belt] States, the southern region has relatively small production of feed grain* and hu been shipping In grain from surplus areas to supply local needs in many, states. On the other hand, livestock producers of the South and Southwest have certain advantages which Miss Champion Shorthorn of 1947 Meet the Champion Shorthorn Cow of 1947—Leveldal* PrinMM ownsd by LeveldaU Farm* of Mason C-ity, 111. She won tin honor at the American Royal Livestock Show in Kan«as Citv Mo Minister's Hobby Turns Out To Be Profitable Enterprise Bee raising is Just one ol the Rev. Hay MeLtstcr's many hobbies, but during the past 30 years he has found this hobby to be rather profitable. are of special importance when grain 16 scarce. Mild winter weather and a longer growing leason encourage pasture production and make it possible for grating to provide a large proportion of livestock feed requirement*. A larger 1947 cotton crop than 'in other recent years will make available larger supplies of protein concentrates, the key to balanced rations for livestock. Used to supplement available grains, pasture* and rougW ages, this protein concentrate, cottonseed meal or cake, wil! reduce grain requirements and increase the efficiency of -all feeds used In rations. * . Special method* by which livestock producer* of the Cotton South can offset their dl*»dvant- ages, and make full use of 'their advantages for efficient" economical livestock production will bt the subject' for future articles. -Vye CAN'T PLUG IN TO HEAR 'STURORMAN' UNTIL POP GETS THROUGH USIN6 HIS ELECTRIC SHAVER!" Don't avarloarf your wlrlni »y»l»m. Whon y«« build «r m*d«rniz« provld. ADIQUAJI W1UHO. ARK-MO POWER COMPANY Tin R«v. Mr. McLcster. who has a pastorate In two Mestodlst Ouroh- e* In the Blytheville vicinity, started beekeeping back in 1938 Ju*t for fun, but now he Is rather large- seals beekeeper. "A minister must have aome sort of a hobby in order to keep from growing stale on the Job, 1 * he told a reporter, "prices are sucii that I cannot hunt and fish In the manner that I would like to so I took to raising bees. To me it'* a form of relaxation and I can make them pay." "Every since I was a child- I have enjoyed fooling with bett, 1 he said, "and when l entered the mlHistery I got me a few colonial Just to play with. Later I,became more interested in beekeeping and gradually added more colonies. Today I have colonies scatlered from Blytheville almost to Little Rock," he added. This operator sharecropi hit bees Just like a planter aharacropa hi* farm land. He finds parties interested in beekeeping, furnUhei th«m with a twarm or two of bee* and set* them up In tht bualneu. Per hi* rent he collect* one-third of the net profit from the »*Ie of tht honey. "We work Ju*t like a share- crooper and a planter," he *ald, "1 furnish the bees and they furnish the neceisary tools, Of course when my big Improvement 1* needed to the hives or new queen* n*«d to be purchased. I itand that «xpen»." He pointed out that the production of honey 1* luit like any farm crop, there are good years and bftrl ones. Weather conditions have » lot to do .with it, he said. . .. At his home on 521 South Franklin, he keeps several colonies-;ort hand but, as he said, "I don't fool with them much myself other than to play with what'I have here. Ifaf mostly something to do for relaxation." " . The Rev. Mi-. McLetter I* were- tary of the Northeut Ark*n*a* Beekeepers Association. $2 Billion Sought For Reclamation Krug Proposes Hug* Expansion of Nation's Reclaimed Farm Land PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. Jt. (UP) — Secretary of the Interior J. A. KruK yesterday detailed (a a National Reclamation Association convention a Mven-yttr «2,1«,000,000 program to ooubl* the nation's reclaimed farm land. Krug laid tin plans, If approved by Congress, would bring 4.000,000 aerea of new and supplement!)! irritation, including '40,000 farms, under cultivation by the middle of 19M. H« laid pow«r developments in connection with the irrigation would produce enough extra power for 21 cities the ilie of Denver. A population Increase of 10,000,000 expected By I960, most of It In the Weit, made the reclamation program necessary, the secra- tary >ald. "II we develop Wejtern agriculture and Industrial facilities, no other area has the same economic opportunity for tliese 10,000,000 persons," he said. "Should they tettle In established population centers, they will merely compete for existing Jobs with a depressing effect on the labor market," Krug >ald this frontier still stretched far beyond the Program. H« said there were 16,000,000 nioro acres 'of arid and semi-arid land In the We»t which could produce when they get water. And he said Western rlvera could produce ID tlmei more power than will result from the 'seven-year plan. FARM NEWS~~FEATiiRES Deaf-Mute Seeks Divorce From "Nagging" Wtto MEMPHIS, TENN,, Oct. 11 (.UP) —Olyd* ROM Graves, a »-y»ar old deaf mute charged y«t«rday Ui hl« divorce tult that his deaf mute Wife "nagged" him. The couult Wed Feb. 1, 1M7 at Htmado, Mlu., and separated seven months later. Oravea, a bioad-ihouldtred blond suld that he is a quiet, reterved fellow, and that, nil wife la high- spirited and exollaWe and made such, loud, screeching nolwa when »ngry that even ha could hear them. H*,d«*cribfd their miurKd life as * "comtant fight." '. ' . Mr§. Graves, an attractive brunette with » bright green ribbon In her hair charged cruel and Inhuman treatment in .her crosss- blll, Jury Cltart Po/iceman , Of Murder Charge NASHVILLE, TENN., Oct. 31 (UP) —John Mullane, Nnihvjlle patrolman, yesterday cleared ol murder charge* In the cite of a prisoner allegedly struck by him last July. The Davidson County Grand Jury returned a no true bill after hearing tha charges. Mullane previously had been tried by thii City Civil Service Commission on char- Johnny Marr Real Estate Broker .. .respectfully announces the opening of his off ice. at 112 South Second Street, Blytheville, '> Arkansas. If you are interested in buying or selling any city property or farm lands, a visit with me will be worth your time— An Old Boy That Will Work Haid For You 112 So. Second St. Phonei: Office 4111; Home 2596 prwldent of Tu*k«fc« Institute, Ala., today Invited President Truman to visit th* funou* Negro college next Januao', Pattertoti Invited (he pr**ld*nt to be preaent for the (list salt of the George Washington Carver commemorative atamp*. Carver wo* one of the South'* leading agricultural scientist* and a pioneer at Because Oongrew open* the *une week Mr. 'Truman wa* invited to Tuskegee, Patterson said the day lor the **le would be chanted If th« Prctldent could attend, Fret-Merit It Invited To Visit Negro School WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (UP)— Dr. Frederick Douglas- Patt»r»on, Rain-Making Pilots Study Rre-Swept Area WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (UP) — Army and Navy rain-makers began a careful study yesterday to determine whether they started a rain over fhestricken New Kng- lend area* by aowlng cloudj with dry Ice. Pilots of the p'lunes that aprink- led dry ice yesterday over cloud! above an area between Montpelier, Vt., and Concord, N. H,, said they aaw anow forming at 18,000 feet alter the dry Ice was dropped, j Report* from Concord said that rain fell there, The snow may have j changed to rain before reaching the ground, the expert* laid. j Further experiments over New England were called off became rain hai (alien there. A colony, of Ibeea will pollinate about one-half WJHohflowers In a g«B growing out of the lame Incident. ' He -received a ' supendcd sentence after being found guilty by a three to two decision of the commUalon. Th« prisoner was 20-year-old Marvin 0. Berlin, who wu pronounced dead on arrival at Oen- eral Hospital from the Jail on July 30. Wltneuea testified that Mullane struck the boy after he was In the city Jail. Mullane claimed he struck Berlin as he resisted arrest by drawing an icepick. 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