The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 1, 1952 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 1, 1952
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*AGE EIGHT LITHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWII FRIDAY, FEBRUARY .1. 1M) FARM MEW REVIEW Yarbro Farmer Sold on Geese; Chopping Cost Was Cut in Half Note— Thh Is the tw- IB it KT|™ of articles on (he of using fttue In eot- teo Neld< to mid In the control of grata and. weeds.) Br KEITH J. B1LBKF.Y (County Agent) 'CMorg* DUIahuiity of Yarbro, cut his cotton hoeing cost on 80 acres of cotton In 1951 by approximately one-half with the use of geese. He paid out only $4-25 per acre for hired labor on chopping and hoeing In RII 80-acre field In which he used geese. On another 100-acre fled, with no apparent difference in amount of grass, and without the use of geese, his labor cost was $18.60 per acre. He estimated that he has Johnson gra-ss on about six per Green or Yellow Vegetables Are Musts in Everyone's Diet It doesn't take a fortune teller to know that about every fourth person you meet won't eat fl serving of green or yellow vegetables today. • ! Whenever people have actually kept a check on the foods they eat, this shortage shows up, Horrm Demonstration Agent Gertrude B, Holiman explained. For good nutrition, everyone ne*ds to eat a green or yellow vegetable every day. At (his time of year It Is especially hard to serve gr«n or yellow vegetables every day. Yet this Js the lime of year wh«n people probably need them most. Green and yellow vegetables are our main source of Vitamin A. That i« the vitamin that helps prevent colds by keeping the lining of the nose and throat healthy. It help* eyes to adjust easily to bright Bghta or darkness. It 1ft needed to help build good bones and teeth and to proucb ft healthy skin. Of course, some vegetables have more Vitamin A Ihnn others, but It's no trick at nil to learn the difference, Mrs. Hollman added. As a rule, the deeper the green and yellow color, the more vitamin A. One cup of cooked mustard greens, spinach, or collards will give you a two-day supply. So will one medium-size dark yellow sweet potato. One nice thing about this vitamin Is that when you eat an extra supply, the body will store It up for future use. Vitamin A Is not dissolved In cooking liquid, but if you have formed the hnblt of taking mineral oil, you need an extra supply of the vitamin. Don't depend on vitamin pt)|& to take the place of good eating habits, Mrs. Holiman stated, Get your Vitamin A the green and yellow way. Homemakers Urged to Free Homes Of Accident Hazards and Help Drive "Do your part to make 1952 an accident-free year for you and your family," Home Demonstration A«ent Oertrude B. Holiman today advised Mississippi County homemakers. Your part is to remove or correct aK accident hazards. Around house* may be found weh Ketns ac chenille bath robes •ad cowboy rkllng chaps covered with hkir-luM materials. These are 0r« Hazards, a* are outing flannel. » might be wise to banish'these (•nncnti during the muter months at. there art open fireplaces In the homo. Plastlo curtains and aprons, too, aw sadly Ignited when tauch- •d b|r an open flame. the winter days ahead Is • good time, to mend work and pl*f eMMng for the whole family. Aaw lap al «leen» and trouser legs the* an tnm. If thejr a» too long after beeng wuhed a time or two, «t »em off to th« proper length. LOOM bulky folds at the cuffs Key be the catis« of serious falls or McMenta. Cuffa can eatcii In belts «r mMhtnen|r wheel* and oauae an accident or even death- Replace all missing buttons. IJ patch pockete seem to catch on tools or^inachin- ery, take them oft or sew them shut. Look aflcr the clothing for tlie femlnlna members of the family too, Mrs. Holtmtm says. Huge bows may be pretty to look at, but are dangerous around machinery, open fires and rough gates. Ruffles, aprons, big pockets, extremely full or even long skirts may get naught on something to cause an accident. Electric wringers on washing machines may catch a loose tie and cause a. very serious and painful injury. It may be a temptation to do Ihe morning's work In a long housecoat and high heeled shoes, but it's also a dangerous practice, especially If you must go up or down stairs carrying loads. Think what a tragedy It would be to fall down stairs while carrying a small chtld. It's necessary to be sn/ety-con- scious to make the home safe for your family. Arkansas Farmers Not Receiving Top Prices for Cattle, Survey Shows , Ark.—Arkansas farmers aa R whole are not receiving ttie highest possible prices lor the cuttle they sell, according to a atucty of cattle marketing recently «ompleUct by the University of Arkansas Agricultural Experiment station. But the study also brought out that this \s due in part to factors the producer cannot easily change, such as the small number of h«ad Kit a year by Individual farmers. Hilllard Jacfcson and D. G. Laf- ftrty, members of the rural economics and sociology department in tha College of Agriculture, conducted the Investigation. They Interviewed 334 farmers, located hi nil parts of the state, who had sold some cattle during 1949. The Information obtained in these Interviews has just been published as Experiment Station Bulletin 516. "Cattle Sales and Purchases by Arkansas Partners." One of the points to consider in increasing net returns, according to the bullelin, is to time the sals so that, other factors being equal, the highest price will be obtained. Prices of most graries of Arkansas cattle are usually lower in the fall and winter months and higher In the spring. Yet the farmers interviewed reported that almost two- thirds of their cattle sales were made In the fall months. Their usual reason for selling during a particular season was related to the feed and pasture situation, rather than to prices. Almost half of the farmers sold their cattle at the most convenient place, snd only a fourth reported that price considerations entered 1 Into their choice of a market. Al- ! tentative markets are available to j all farmers, yet only one-tenth of those covered In the study trlcrt other markets before selling their cattle. The mnjority of the farmers sold only a few head during the year. Transporting these small lots of cattle to markets that offer best returns is a major problem to such cent of his land. George purchased 66 geese last March nt a cost of $5 ucr head. Twenty-four goslings were raised and turned In the cotton as Boon as they were well feathered, making a total of 90 geese used on the 80 acres. George feeds his geese about three bushels of home grown barley once a week the year around. At »2 per bushel, the feed cost of the 00 geese wns $3.00 per acre. The investment in geese \t r as $330 or M.13 per acre. The 80 acres was fenced lust spring at a total cost of »74! or $9,26 ner acre. Figuring depreciation on geese and fence at 10 per cent, George estimated that his geese cost him $5.24 per acre. This, with the 54,25 for hired labor, gave (i total cost of $0.49 per acre lor chopping and hoeing with the use of, compared to $18.60 without geese. No difficulty was experienced with geese not working well. The seese were fed nt one end of the field and watered at the other. George said loo, that the young goslings worked better than the old geese. George believes that crabgrass alone on his farm will Justify fencing for geese. He says that from here on out, or. until chemical weed control proves out, he wll have col- ten nmtcr fence nntl use geese. He Is planning to fence another 100 acres this spring. Two Instructors Named to U. A. Agriculture Staff PAVETTEVILLE, Ark. —Two Instructors In the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture were named today by Dr. Llppcrl s. Ellis, denn of the college. Lawrence H. Rolstou will become instructor in the entomology department, and Charles H. Hendershott will serve In the department of horticulture and forestry. Mr. Rolslon R-lll carry on both teaching and research duties, primarily In the field of taxonomlc entomology. He Is a graduate of Marietta College, antl received the M.S. degree from Ohio Stale University In 1050. He has completed class work towards a Ph.D. degree at that University. Mr. Holston worked as labratory assistant and microscopic technician while at Ohio State University. He also worked as research assistant at a substation of the Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station. As instructor in the horticulture and forestry department, Mr. Hen- dcrshott will be engaged in research work In pomology for Hie Agricultural Experiment Station. He la a raduatc of the University of Arkansas, and for-the past year has served as graduate assistant. He will receive his M.S. degree st the February 2 commencement exercises, feet February 1. area for shipment to a more satisfactory market might be a solution to the problem of increasing the farmer's net return. When the farmers vvere asked to give their most urgent marketing problem, transporting cattle to market was the farmers. Pooling the cattle In nn one miwt frequently mentioned. Real Estate LOANS • Commercial • Residential • Farm Best Serric*—Best Terms TERRY Abstract & Realty Co. 213 Walnut Phone 2381 ... Does your tractor start hard? .. . "ping" on hard pulls? .. • waste oil? stop power thieves! WITH OUR IH 5-STAR ENGINE OVERHAUL CAIL US TODAY Keep power up and fuelconsump- tion down! ... Bring your tractor In now for an ahead-of-season engine overhaul. You can depend on our IH-trained serviccmcn.lH- approvcd service equipment and genuine JH precision-engineered parts to maintain th< fine performance built into your FarmalL Delta Implements, Inc. 312 South 2nd Blythevillc H.D. CLUB MEMOS *» Mrm. Gertrude B, Hollmu (Horn* DcnoutratioB A real) KOREAN CLOTHING The Shady drove Home Demonstration Club has reported sending a box of 115 articles of clothing for Korean relief. Mrs. Bill IDonner, chairman of the drive, stated that ten members met and washed or dry cleaned the articles before packing. They also sewed buttons, made buttonholes and mended the clothing so ft would be In good condition. The Indies worked nil day. Pot luck dinner was served at noon. Rocky For an eye opener at the Rocky Home Demonstration Club, Mrs. B.' B, Eldrldge proudly showed the club members her kitchen window that she had rearranged. Mr.*. Eldridge took out the long window that took up space in the kitchen and set (t In crosswise. This leaves room for floor cabinets under the window which will add to Ihe convenience of her kitchen. Mrs. Eldridge says she did all the work herself, Mrs. Eldridge believes In making (he best of what she has. She showed the club members who met In her home a chair that she had rc-uphols(ered. The springs had been mended and the upholstery material used was taken from two old wool skirts. Box Eider The Box Elder Home Demonstration i Club has elected Its officers for 1952. They are: Miss Izora Davis, president; Mrs. Johnny Cude. vice president; and Mrs. Homer Buck, secretary. The community project that the club has decided on Is to name their roads and farms. They also plan to beautify the roads by plant- Ing trees, flowers and shrubs. nofrwood Two ladies In the Dogwood Club. Mrs. Clarence Davis and Mrs. Ben Craig are a Jump ahead of other club members with tiii purse making project. They each have already completed a lovely leather purse. Top Shelf Appeal Ask ft woman If she buys canned foods according to where they are displayed on the grocery shelf and she may deny It. or at least be dubious. But the top shelf apparently has an appeal. The tests were made In the course of marketing THE POWER AND ECONOMY LEADER OF THEM ALL MASSEY-HARRIS J 11.36 Morton* Drawbar HJ. J 47.04 Maximum B*h H.P. V 260-Cubic-lnch Engin* . . . 9 Removable SIcevM ll 12J8M 11-38 Been Tut* ^ Deplh-O-Matic J-W<ry KydrauHc System <l Velvet Ride S«a( « • * Shock-Resistant Steering Cleaj-VTston 8. Department SEE OUR BIG SELECTION OF USED TRACTORS 61 IMPLEMENTS. N. Hiwoy61 Phone 2142 research by the of Agriculture. One store displayed afl little (8 ounce) cans of fruit* and vegetables across the top shelf of Its canned goods section for 13 weeta. while another similar store placed these small cans on three shelves In a tier alongside larger cans. Then the two stores reversed the displays for another 12 weeks. Sales records showed that 8 percent more small cans of vegetables and nearly 7 percent more of fruits were sold from the top shelf than from the vertical, three-shelf display. They also showed that as more small cans so!d from the (op shelf, fewer larger cans sold from lower shelves. But when the small cans were located in the three- shell tier, the larger cans alongside had a bigger .scale. The marketing researchers conclude only that If a grocer wants <o sell more small cans, the [op shelf Is the place to put them. They hazard no guesses as to whether shoppers buy what Is nearest the eye, within easiest reach, or offers less contrast to larger sizes. But thrifty shoppers might well ask themwlves whether and why they are lop-shelf buyers. WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chleka- «awl>» Dlttrlet, MlMlMippl County, Arka n&ai, Harvey D. Bunn, Ptf. VS. Ho, 11936 Mary Bunn, Dft. The defendant, Mary Bunn, !s hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named In the caption hereof and and answer the complaint ol Ihe plaln- llff. Harvey D. Bunn. Dated this 10th day of January, 1952 Harvey Morris, Clerk By Anita Sykes, D. C. F C. Douglas, attorney for ptf, C. F. Cooper, attorney ad lltem. 1111-18-25-211 WARNING ORDER Chester Marcum Is warned to appear In the Chancery Court for the Chlckasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, wlthtn thirty days from the date hereof to answer a complaint filed nealnst him In said court by Myrtle Marcum. Dat- TRACTORS & FARM EQUIPMENT I have for sale at all times several traders and equipment...bofh new and used ones. They include John Deere, Farmall, Fords and other makes. Be sure to see me before you buy or trade because I may be able to save you some money. Terms can be arranged and I will trade for most anything you have. REGISTERED DUROC HOGS I also have several good spring Duroc boars and several bred gilts. These gilfs have been bred to a son of the 1950 Grand Champion of Illinois—the son of the 1950 Junior Champion of Nebraska, DONALD CROWE F. C. CROWE MULE BARN 1 Mile Southwest of Braggadocio, Mo. ed this ISth day of January, 1»5». | HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk' Marciu Kvrart, Mtonw, fer Jtf.. O*v«r No. 100 AfM-boHon M Motl»r. On* ami lypti alta orailoUi / bottom lot a» tvt t/ftt. You'll, be pleased the way the compact, short-coupled Oliver Plow Master tags your tractor around • harp corners. The power lift it foolproof and quick. lu exclusive ball-bearing depth adjusting screw i> easy to turn. An upward arch in the "lucky curve" furrow axle provide* extrm high clearance. A simple, under- slung dial hitch pulls from a point between." the beams to equalize and lighten draft. Making it still lighter to pull are the exclusive Raydex bottoms, with shares so inexpensive you can throw them away when dull. 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