The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 7, 1947 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 7, 1947
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I HUDAY, FEBRUARY i, 1947. BLYTIIEV1LLE (ARK.)' COURrER NEWS Suggestions For Better Farming featured For This Section's Progressive Fanners. '--PEA 7 URES PAGE TBftEB \ Economy Urged i a "^ | By Farm Bureau i Federation President '• Appears Before House j H^gricutturc Committee ' WASHINGTON. Feb. 7. U.I' > — i Edward A. O'Neal, president ol : tlic American Farm Bureau Fccl- > oration. SI1 UI today farmers must. liavc a uroalor voice in drolling national fanii iwlicics. He (old th c House Agriculture , Committee tliat •'duplication, over, lapping, and unnecessary expenses • in government operation imiii |je eliminated." "It is Imperative Hint tamers ; have a voice ill dei'clopin.} ana ; administering farm programs," lie : -snicl. j in administering such programs, '•<• inininium of centralized control i from Washington is desira'jlc, lie i ndded. "Programs must Ire developed to meet thc needs ami local concU- lions in the various agricultural nrens. 'The secretary of agriculture should consult with representatives of bona fifle fatm organisations in establishing agencies responsible lor carrying out agricultural laws nncl programs."' O'Neal also urged Congress to extend thc Commodity credit Corp. imd Hive it sufficient funds to carry out its agricultural :inn and price support urogi-itiss. lie said Uie Farm Bureau opposed lite use of CCC funds for consumer .subsidies. O'Neal said the- Farm Bureau aeration will "insist" ti«,t thc ii^ci'tunciit fulfill its wartime promiso tu support the price ot most farm commodities at a full 00 per cent of parity for two more years. But. lie indicated, the bureau will not oppose production quotas "or oilier mechanism to prevent, excessive production.'' Published Every Friday is i£, Inierent of Farm Fftjalliw of Ihii Agricultural Scriio*. Ferguson, Inc., Designates Dealer Here The Hussell Phillips Tractor Company, one of Blythevlllc's newer businesses, has been designated as the Ferguson tractor nnd farm Implement dealer in this urea, it Wlis disclosed today, nnd the first Ferguson-made tractors are expected to be delivered around July 1. It u-as announced recently that •Hurry Ferguson, Inc., has completed plans for the manufacture of thc tractors, which formerly nere made for him by Ford Motor Company under a special arrangement, nnd will transfer operations to a large plant in Cleveland O., obtained from the War Assets Administration. Harry Ferguson, an industrialist and an engineer, i s widely credited with having revolutionized farming by the introduction of an idea f 0 r an all-punx>sc tractor. His invention consists of a tractor embodying a new method of control and attachment which permits operation of the power unit and thc Implement as a single unit. The first units, know,, as the Ferguson system, were manufactured by the Ford Motor Company after Henry Word, Sr.. had given his approval to thc ideas advanced by Mr. Ferguson. When initial production U started at the Cleveland plant it is estimated that between 300 nnd 400 Ferguson tractors will roll off thc assembly lines each day. Full plant capacity, when reached, will permit production of 1,000 tractors per day. Included in the plans nrc estimated, employment figures which call for the placement of 1,200 workers nl the stnrt of operations. These figures will build up to n payroll of 5,000 employees when full production is attained. Price Outlook Held Encouraging SPRINGDALE, Ark.. Vc'a. 1. (UP1 —Aik^nsns ^oultiytuen could look iorvvnrd todr.y to a pri:e incre;'^c. at least for the first six months of 1347. .- . . , Addressing .some 500 poultrymen here yesterday, D. W. Tennohlen, director of Ihe poultry branch of the U. S. Dc'iiurtinent,' of Agriculture, :,:ild thni poultry raising in this country had a sound future, but iva.s completely in the hands of growers nnd processors. t ° Ho asserted that in Arkansas, • <l in the country as a whole, c quality of poultry had decreased in the five years. Termho'en added that the poultry industry could b; built «i> Oy economy and duality of production and 'by efficient marketing. Sponsor o! the Springdnlc mooting was thc Aikausns l-'arm Bureau. Read Courier Mews Want Ads. Early Planning On Farms Urged County Agent Offers Suggestions for Late „ Winter and Spring Timely suggestions for farmers in ijltinnlng their 1W7 programs were ottered tilts week by Keith J. liil- brcy, North Mississippi County farm ngent. and officials of the AK- rlcultural Extension offices in Little Rock. Now is lime to plan crop and livestock programs, Mr. JUilbrey said, and ho suggested that wider use be made of th e fncllities ot the extension office here where outlook information and other planning suggestions may be obtained. Jii this week's list of umclv su»- geslloiis he Included: Hogs arc expected lo remain high. Give extra attention | 0 a spring pig crop. Plow the Harden. Doing il early will kill many insects. Treat cattle for lice if It hasn't already been done. Apply dormant spray [o apples nnd peaches, pick a day that Isn't- loo cold as buds may be damaged if the spray freezes on them. While weather is st(ll cool, kill meat. hogs. Put. lard in containers with tipht lids. Fill jars to thc top, seal and store in a dark place. Remove cured meat from cure at proper time. If left overtime, It becomes too salty. Prepare land for planting of commercial Irish potatoes. Repair or replace frayed or worn electric, extension cords lo obtain better operation of appliances and prevent fire. .._ _ Plan I 0 vaccinate young pigs at j Extension Service. All awards nro Tax Holiday Postponed By Agreement P-1FARM rAGK—TAX Holiday—34 LITTLE HCCK, Ark., Feb. 7. (l/i'j •-The Compromise between ciov. Hen Lmicy and the Arkansas Education Association concerning ihe governor's lax revision measiirc was lent new HOLT today, us both the House nnd Semite looked over L'.iucy ne'A'cst measure. The governor suomittcd proposals lo both house lute yesterday that would in line with his agreement ivHh th? AEA, extend the ad valor- em tax In Arkansas by one more year. LjiiryVi original plan would hnvc done away with the property lax after Ihis year, but his compromise postpones that action In order to pive the education department Its slime of the 1948 revenue from the tax, estimated ill $1,600,000. Funeral Rites Conducted For Rail Crash Victim LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 7. — <UP)—Final rites were held here this afternoon at 2:30 for George B. Haggard. Kock Island engineer w'io died in n train wreck near Maumclle, is miles north of Little Hock, early Wednesday morning He was 57. Haggard was scalded by a broken slcnm line when four cars and nn engine of a Rock Island train traveling from Tucunrcari, N. M., wer c derailed. All cars remained upright, and no other injuries were reported. He Is survived by his wife, one son, one daughter, one sister and two brothers. Three Die in Fire MALVKRN. Ark., Feb. 7. (UP) — Three Negro children died as fire destroyed their home near here yesterday. The dead were: Lewis Jones 3, William Curtis Jones. 2, and George Ray Jones, 10 months. Their mother had gone to a neighbor's home for water and was some 400 feet from tl le house when she first noticed Ihe blaze. DELINT YOUR COTTON SEED Our new plant is now equipped to deiinf your cotton seed for planting and treat them with CERES AN. Our screens and fans take out alt burs, trash and fight immature seed, insuring better and mor» even stands. All State Experiment Station records indicate that CERESAN will kid all seed borne diseases and protect small seedlings from ad- vcrsc'bacreria in the soil. Call Us for Details — or Come See Us Good col Ion *ccd with high germination for sale DELTAPINE 14 & STONEVILLE 2-B ' Biyfheville Delinting Corp. 300 So. 2nd St. DOYLE HENDERSON, Secretary-Treasurer Phones 2860—297(5—3118—3153 Vi-fl VISITORS ALWAYS WELCOME eight weeks of a|;e. For fresh tasting sausage next summer, precook the sausage in the oven and process it in a steam pressure canner. These suggestions come from the county agent and home demonstration agent. Changes Made in 4-H Garden Contest Awards Changes in merit awards for state and national winners In thc 4-If Garden program were announced here tociay. They include: F..ich state's winner will receive an educational trip lo the National •1-II Clu'j Congress, Chicago, next November.. .There will be no sectional awards.. .Eight top ranking state winners—one Iroin eacli ol the four extension sections niu. four ;\t hu-fje—will ctvch receive tho national award of a $200 collcfc scholarship. The previous national award was a S100 U. S. Savings •3omi. County awards of honor medal; remain the same. The 4-l( Garden program is con- riutled under (lie direction of the . P'.ovku-d by 'AUts-Cliahuers. County extension asr-nts will furnish complete information. It i:; pointed out Hint by growing a garden in 1917, rural boys and girls will nci-form a threefold service. They will supply their family with a variety of nutritious, fresh vegetables; reduce c.ish outlay for Published By The Delta Implement Co., Blytheville Vol. 5 Friday, Feb. 7, 1317 We are in a position to ^ivc you up-lo-lhe minute service on the repairing anil rebuilding ot" .your Internal ional Trucks, Tractors and Farm Implements \\ilh gctium\ International parts anil factory-trained mechanics. .' , '^,^1^1 Small monthly terms niiiy be arranged. Come in and lei us explain (o you in detail this new plan which we arc pleased to offer you. Tires may be included in this plan' - DI J. V." Henderson of Doll has a walking cultivator for sale. Cobc Bowers of Dell, Ark., has an M Trnc- tor in (o be steam cleaned and rebuilt. Wooch-ow Cook of Kt, 1, Blytheville, had an vinUeci' aCt01 ' '" l ° bC St ' C!lm clcancd :ul(t •John li. Crook of Dell, Ark., had a KS-5 International truck in for overhaul Dehyei'cd a set of No. 8 Rotary Wccclciv, lo D. b. Abbott of Kt. 1, Ulythc-villc. Every Sermon Textile Plants Using But Little Cotton MEMPHig, Teiin,. Feb. 7. (Ul'j- Roger !,. Dixon, Dallas, '1'ex., cotton cxiicrt, today said the Ucnuan cotton texillc Industry Is recover- Jug very slowly. Olxnn, en i-oult homo after four monlh.s as an Aurlciilluro Dcinui- livent coilijii coiuuliiiMt In thc American ziunc ot Occupation, pointed out thut Winter nncl fuel and power orlncos have slowed the. iccoveiy lmosi to a slnndsllll. He added, however, that he ex- IM-'ctcd the Oeiman cotton Industry would recover before too long, with American exporters able to start shipiilnx cotton to Germany by about July i. ' food, ami demon.slraU; lo otlii-rf that qtirdnilng builds slroiiK bpiliut healthy tnlnfe nJu i lv ] mvm people Delivered 4A Tractor Stalk Cutters to W Hv. T" ° r , Dc "' Ark ' : C1 ' vdc Younu oi M[ ,'rl °r ; rl" ' °" H ° USU Of ULvthCvillo. r UM. ' 5 '} , nidm " Stalk Cultc « to c. -m i r | S "il C C l>obi)s of M!lnila ' Ark., anil Cobc Bowers of i) c ||, - DI - Hear America's favorlt* t»nor If .voit haven't heard International Harvester's "Harvest of Stars", tune in this Sunday a n d Jisten; you'll hear a good program . . . enjoy Jam c .<= Melton's singing and hear an i n t c r cs I ing story! f \} British Hear Gloomy View On Palestine CATTLE GRUB filiO WARBLE r CONTROL Wffke't SRUB DUST (Ceutltu Cute Keiint Including Kattacne, i%) A Klimirk r«r«ritlon niidt nconi. iTJ'if" '"*" <«omm«ndillor ol llie . -!*• .",!*'• •! *i'l«>il««'« in lh' control «l Giuk. ll llit bickl ol Cllllr. Conerolln) < >tl lc more <|ultll)'j •••k. 1*4 rnor< profitable ctlni. LONDON, 1-fl). 7. (UP)-Colonlid faecnsiiiry Arthur Cwdi Jones . ...., .. loid thc lion.™ of commons todiiy Palestine tl)iil I'nlcMfiic "(crrorlsl orsaniisa- tlons" imvc threatened to plunge Palestine Into a "Wood ty.Uh" It thc death sentence ol Do'v Oruner Is can-led out. Creech Jones said that as a "result the Palestine government had determined (o evnciialc British women nnd children nnd lo "Inko. all other necessary precautions for lh« safety of the mltlsli community In which might still further so far us possible couraging avoiding any action cause thc situation to deteriorate." •He said that no reply n»d received from the Jewish A»en?y nnd the Jewish' NaUonil CauneU to thc Koverlinient's demand. Jjf their cooperation in rouiuling up Palestine underKround elements but added Hint "prospects of coopt'Hi- tlon In this respect are not en- $1,00 for Sale by Woods Drug Store Deptndobfe ' ^ ANTI.HOG CHOLERA SERUM & VETERINARY PRODUCTS BIOLOCICS KEEP LIVESTOCK HEALTHY! \Ve ciui supply you with all types of biologies and scrums . . . also equipment ncccssnry In care for your livestock nnd poultry. UKC biologies for thi: protection of your livestock nnd realize greuler protit returns! BUY OUR NEW RAT-KILLER - - - WE GUARANTEE IMMEDIATE RESULTS! 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