The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 24, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 24, 1947
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PAGE POUR (AKEJ IDOUWEB NIWi Ihtfcrwt of Farm Families of This Agricultural Section. Published Every Friday^ fn the NEWS-FEA7 UREL FRIDAY, JANUARY. 24,. 19J7 I Suggestons For Better Farming Featured For This Section's Pro. j ; • gressive Farmers. • New Cultivator Thins Cotton, Too Brothers at Osceola Plan Manufacture of Nfcw Aid for Farmers Raymond niid Roy owns of Osceola Have announced plans for tlic manufacture fn osccola of n hew niachtnc to be .used in thinning cotton and for culling spinach. The machine also can be uscxl as a cultivator in bean fields. 'Hie brothers nrc the Inventors of the new piece of and the Invention led to plans for n new manufacturing plain in Northeast Arkansas. Present plans of die brothers call for production of 25 of the machines at mi early ,iatc and, it further tests with the equipment come up (o expectations,' production will be launched-on a much larger scale, they disclosed. When operated as a crop row spacer, two adjmlnblc scraper blows'clean the sides of the drill, nnd synchronized notch culler discs space the hills of cotloti or beans nnd at the some time cultivate the fields when regular culti- * valors arc attached. When the device is used: as ft spinach cutter, the .scrapers are removed and round cutter discs installed.: - Back to Land Movement Grows Witt farm Sales at New Peak ..nod l»\n* nic-ui ^ood Und. Ihis I market for a farm, experts |Xjlnt productive -land. i, Safety Get Attention of Club Women The goal 'of each Home Demonstration Club member Is lo have fewer accidents and to have b»t<er health. " " - Mrs. B. A. Bugi-, county chnirrnan of safety in the home In the County Home Demonstration Club Council says: . ' -"All members of a farm rfamily owe it lo themselves to provide nclo- tiuate first aid materials and facilities lo care for the frequent minor injuries incurred in faun work These materials should be aviiih'blo both in the farm home nnd at some convenient points about the f,,,- ln . stead. I "The National Safety Council suggests that a lioincmadc first aid kit containing the essential medications nnd drugs may serve in place of the Vyinrt „«.,! t,. I * •- '•* l *' 1 ' KANSAS CITY, Mo,, Jnii. 24 (NKA). — More farms nrc being bought today thuu ever before in the nation's history. A "buck to the land" movement, lins'beon growing j steadily since V-J day aiiti Jiow is in ftill Kwlnt:. '•Tens of thousands of people who have uvmted /arms afe now able lo afford tlicm," say s E. A. Strout, a realtor whose firm sold $33-mil!lon worth of properties lust year. "Others hiive been troubled by food shortages, .labor, troubles ami (he world political 'situation' generally. They ivaiU the security thai Is offered by nn American fnrm." Unlike the land speculation, especially i n farms, during (be early 1020s, "present buying has all the earmarks of i,onn tide investment." strout snys. "About 85 per cent of an fnrm - purchases sin:-e V-J il.iy have been made with at least 50 per cent cash, ami it is n ot nt all uncommon for the buyer to put up 100 per cent cash." I-niul speculators ,-,f(cr World War I Kcncrnlly were buying farms wilh 10 to 15 per cent cash only to lose them In the depression a decade later, he says. Except in Pacific coasi slnlcs. sncs. Florida and Connecticut, farm realty prices throughout tho nation have held to a five per cent rise over pre-war levels. On the Pacific const. Recording to the Department ot Agriculture, farm pr| CC s have p(. r ce ,,t , )U( n| . e sll]1 u elow the 1320 inflationary ns n suitable container for -he kit - TWinimuni requirements for Ihc kit r are: Hoi's of adhesive (ape of varying widths, sterile coltoji ownbs and sticks, sterile while cloth for large bandages nnd tourniquets, I matches, oliitnienl for bums Vine ' lure of iodine, boric ncicl, tincture' Ti uid C r ° ' lincturc of *J«iroln, htbbing alcohol. Also, .ranemlfer that an ounce of prevention Is woi'h a pound of cure " Hupe ropulare llonMlV* 0 ^ Cit> ' h " S " 6'^ter Population than that of nine states combined: Arizona, Delaware. Idaho Nevada. Neu- Afexico, North Da- Rota, Rhode island. South Dakota and Wyoming. WE CAN HELP shot up per cen FEW CHEAP FARMS "There nve fewer cheap farms available now." strout says. "A .1 P . C ,V; • 8C of ""• l>ro|rcrllcs In the SI500-S5000 bracket have been sold, but all indications point to continued heavy buying of the belter class /arms for which there were few takers In the pre-war Rockies, hnvc advanced' verv little in price. I,, today's market they represent a sound Invrstmi/'" The Department of Commerce's last m x>rt or.ngrk-iiHiu-c trends icicals that more than 188000 more owners are opcmling their farms lhan in 1D40 and (hat 500.000 fewer farms are operated by tenants. Uotl, facts wore clileflv noticeable l n the south 5 Fmn ''""'PS have been modern- i:; whiit to look for if you're In ihn out, for well-kept bulldinijs Inilicotc Ized, the Commerce. Dcimrlmcnt reports. Over 800,000 more farms Mnvc electricity mid 300,000 more hnve telephone service limn In Fhrms, nbnncloncd during the war years by men (Irnriccl into service or by others who migrated to Industrial hrc'as to' take ao'nn- taee of big wages, ,,,-e being .:m,)- Peil lip by rcltirnlng servicemen, by city dwellers or arc being Incorporated Into larger farms. By ne.vt spring, islrout believes, the mnnljcr of farms piil back into pi-odiwlloti may n dd aiiollicr 25- nillllon acres to the nation's 'food resources and the total cropland throughout the country may exceed 350-tnllllan acres—if all who have bought farms since 1045 fully utillxc their resources. Strout questions, however whether all such land will be utilized. About 50 per cent of today's fium buyers are city dwellers, he s»ys, niid not all of them cnn be expected to coinplelc; In larce-scale' crop production. CMy-farmeis have their ndvan- inges, though, he believes. "Urban people bring many benefits to rural districts, and they are not, necessarily at a disadvantage lieeniisc of their lack of practical farm experience. "Those with business training aifc able to integrate farm production wilh np-to the-minute merchandising nnd buying habits, in many farm areas they have helped raise education n ml living standards." •wuz&e \&& HOGS OF THEMSELVES! *. . 9 ^-••^•w SK&RLTSS what you"rai^sS*- PPU< " SOW and PIG CHOW HAKES YOUR GO FARTHER PURINA HOG CHOW Many leading hog raisers get 100 Ibs. olpoft with Si/ 2 hu. corn and only SO Ibs. ol Hog Chow O.T tbo Piuina'Plan. DRY & FRESHENING CHOW • HEIPS KtEP DOWN CAWING TROUBLES •HEIPS BUIID A SIRONG VIGOROUS CAIF HUPS CONDITION FOR MIIK AHtAD L. K. Ashcraf t Co. B!k. B. of Frisco Depot Phone 493 Poultry toen Urged to Order Chicks Early Poultry sllll looks like a pood Investment for fanners in Arkansas dining 1947, according to W* S Pollard, extension poultryrnah with the University of Arkansas agricultural extension service in Little Hock, and he suggested that orders for baby chicks lie placed ho w for de-livery in March or April In offering other timely tins for pmiltrymen, M r. Pollar rt suggested checking of brooder equipment to make sure It Is in working condition. Faulty equipment causes the loss of thousands of chicks annually, he said. While other farm chores are not so pressing, now Is the time to thoroughly clean and disinfect the- brooder houses and nirike hriv necessary repairs. »o not neglect the laying ftock egs prices go down, culi the i>b!)-laj'e rs regularly. Watch oiit for damp ilttfcf. if the litter Is wet the laying house is not properly ventilated. 6p*h up the front Of the house a little more .The old hen flock (birds kept over for their second laying year) should be getting bdck' Into production. By mining mbrhlhg lights on to provide n 13-liour day will hurry them Into production ' Keep the flock confined 'to the lnyln B house until after noon Gather the eggs twice or more a day to prevent dirty eggs, deduce HID percentage of broken eggs, and to give a better quality egj; .for sale. Churchill Buys Shorthorn Herd, London 'Reports LONDON, Jan. 24— (UP)— Winston Churchill has bought 43 shorthorns am) , v in be nominated for membership ia the Shorthorn Society or Great Britain and the Southeastern Shorthorn Cut lie Breeders Association, it was an- ouuced today. Looklng for Something Me Ate "*' 1MJT Read Courier News Want Ads. Legislature Asked Emergency Rent Control LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. Jan. 24 P) The Arkansas legislature will be asked to pass an emergency rent control law. Bob Ed Loftin. stale commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, announced. The measure would go into effect Immediately after the lifting of federal controls and would rc- PERSONAL LOAN SERVICE On Autos, Trucks, Furniture and Equipment GENERAL CONTRACT PURCHASE CORP. 1 22 West Ash St. 147 niytheville, Ark. FOR SALE '\!!,i| h n fo .. ll(n Y in S wiuipnicnt is in K no<l co.ulitinn unrl "'' 15 Good Walking Cultivators 2 Single Row Fertilizer Distributors 10 One Row Cotton nnd Corn Planters 2 One Row Stalk Culter.s( horse drawn) 2 Two Row Tractor StaU- Cutlers 1 Avery Two Row Planter 3 Oliver Two- Row Planter 1 Molinc Two Row Planter 2 John Dccrc Two Row Planters 12 10" Middle TJnslcrs 5 8" Middle Musters 1 International Tractor Mowing Machine 1 International Side Delivery Rake 1 Tractor Section Harrow 2 Section Harrows •I flood Wagons wilh 2-bale Iteda 1 Oliver Mu!c Mowing Machine 1 Dump Rake 12 Turning Plows (all sizes) 30 Sets fioorl Leather Harness 1 Shop Outfit Complete r - 1 Used Case Combine (good comlidVm) " " 1 Used AC Combine (good condition) 1 New International Combine Number 62. Wo arc now offering Uiis equipment f or l!lo fjl . st lime and if interested it will pay you to act im- iiccliatcly. Phone 2088. LEE WILSON & CO. Armorcl, Arkansas full skirts. Slices, especial".}' low - heeled walking shoes, are still scarce, but should be more plentiful by «im- mer. Open tqe oxfords are goine uf fashion some fashion au- tiioi'll'ies say, ihe hoirie deinbnstrnJ lion a.genl said. The log cabin in which Abraham Lincoln was born was only 12 feH wide. Ihey have a siek bull.on-lhc Rawlfeigh farm near Frceport 111 Veterinarians say he must have swallowed some hietiil So a ncrclsman uses a detection machine usually employed to find mils in tnes to see if lie can learn which of animal's tour stomachs . holds (he wrong kind of iron. main In effect nt least one year. The VPW will ask that all rules nnd regulations noiv in force be continued except that landlords be allowed to raise rents n maximum of 15 per cent. Farm Women's Column Wit], no letup of the clothing shortage In sight, Home Demonstration Agent Cora Lee Colemnn advises Mississippi county home- makers to use every trick they know to make garments on hand last one more season. A new collar or blouse or matching hat and gloves may take the place of a complete new ouWit. Those ivho wear junior sizes have a better chance O f finding suits than those who wear large sizes, she slated. Coats are uemg shown in greater numbers this year than in sev- erai seasons. The home demonstration agent suggests that those whn are buying a coat this spring to wear for several seasons select a full length model. This type is appropriate for more occasions than the short belted ones with DELTAS NEWS Published By The D««» Implement Co, Blythevilk Vol. • Fricluy, Jan. 24, 1947 N'n. 20 Dyer Garner of Rt. 1, Blytheville, had an F20 tractor in for steam cleaning and paint. Charlie Talkington of lit 1, Stcclc, Mo., had an II tractor in for ivcrhaul, steam clean and paint. ---- DI .lames ProwcU of Dell, Ark., hatl an F :-;() Iractor in for steam clean and painf Delivered lo J. M. Stevens of Dell, Ark.. a iNo. <1A McCorniick-Dcering tractor si?i;>- eiillcr. Deliverer] ( o Woodlawn Dairy of Ulyflu--" ville, Ark., (iper;i(ed hv Fred YVahl and" Rov I,. Kersey, a K-2 '/ 2 -ton International truck. \\o have a Jc\v peg tooth harrows for .sale Have a jjood used K-(i Internationa] (ivcli wilh new Nabors Trailer for sale. Truck i, A-l mechanical condition. -- DI On February 10 we are holding n we are on Farm Welding clinic from ] :0 f) ?:00 p m . Wo urge n] , who m welding- i 0 :lltend t ,, is C | inic - DI --Don't forjjcf („ | islen lo Harvest of evcry Sunday over NBC at 2-'j?) '••»«««!•". Time, and hear James America's favorite tenor, with I)r . "lack ami orchestra. free -DI- Heor Arnerica'i favorll* Itnor If yon haven't ^ heart! International Harvcs- ' ter'.s "Harvest of Stars". tune in this , hcar a JAMES MELTON v Every Sunday on the HARVEST OF STARS— T wilh Howard Barlow •> e " j ° y J ''' g, ond 60-pt«t« OrchMlra McKnn's ™" lyn Murray Charut ing nni) ' DitFingulihcd Dramatic Catft s (nrv or ( Sptclal Muilcal Gueirt ^] nil m HETWOIM • J:W-2:« Ml. CST m C s sinjr- en- INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER DELIHT YOUR COTTON SEED Our new plant is now equipped to delint your cotton seed for'.plans ing and treat fhem with CERESAN. Our screens and fans take out all burs, trash and light immature seed, insuring better and riiore even stands. All State Experiment Station records indicate that CERESAN will kill all seed borne diseases and protect small seedlings from adverse bacteria in the soil. Call Us for Details —or Come See Us Blytheville Delinling Corp. •100 So. 2nd St. DOYLE HENDERSON, {Secretary-Treasurer Phones 28fiO—2ft7G 3-118—St 53 VISITORS ALWAYS WELCOME In,. Now in Stock! GROUND GRIP TIRES • CLEAN BETTER • PULL BETTER • LAST LONGER Tua "O.ntcr Bite" gives your tractor up to 16% more pull at the drawbar because the patented, connected tread-design adds extra traction-bar length right in the heart of the pulling zone, where it counts most. There are no brokcn-bar trash-catching pockets as in ordinary tires. Connected traction bars are stronger, too, because they're triple-braced. You get 40% longer tread life and 14% stronger cord body. WE HAVE THE FOLLOWING SIZES IN STOCK: 9x24 10x24 13x24 70*23 11x28 9x32 9x36 11x36 13x36 9x38 10x38 11x38 Ph«< Phone 2102 w . H . PEASK ~~ Sfi " Better Tom orrow 207 West Main Stre*1

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