The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 14, 1952 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 14, 1952
Page 11
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FMBAY, MARCH 14, 195J BLtTHEVTLLE (ARK,) COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN FARM NEWS On Missco Farms Keith J. Btltrt? Thanks Several people have been most kind In saying that the cotton production meeting In Blytheville last week was outstanding. We did have thirteen different authorities here from many different organizations j*jnd agencies. It looked like a lot of ^ueslwns were answered in a minimum of time. There. Were Fireworks, Too Ti E. Atkinson, Extension Economist; Ritchie Smith from the National Cotton Council; and cone Mngce 'from the PMA; discussed the outlook for cotton and the government's goal for another 16.000,000 bale crop. Some of the audience was rather vocal In criticizing the Department of Agriculture and their campaign for a large cotton crop In turn helped to make the 1951 crop anything, but profitable. They accused the Department of Agriculture of adopting the goals and program in Washington without benefit of conference with farm people in the cotton belt. Mr. Atkinson said that in his opinion there was a real difference between need and demand and that the 16,000,000 bale goal may have been based more on need than demand. He said, "I have always known there arc millions of people ho are starving and a greater Dumber who need more cloth in f but they could not turn that need into demand,- or purchase of cottoi goods, because of luck oi buying power." Mr. Smith said that the Nations Cotton Council was not taking anj stand for or against the govern ment's announced 16,000.000 bal goal for 1952. Likes Chemical VfecA Control John Damcron, Manager of th Cotton Branch Experiment Station said, "We have tried chemical wee control for several years now an we think so much of it that'we ar going to use it in our entire cot ton crop this year. Including oi nursery stock." He may be a Jitt' more optimistic than some of th Extension, workers, but It is couraging to me for Mr. Dameron to express such confidence in chemical weed/control. Personally, I do not expect more than 45 or 50 farmers to try chemical weed control in North Mississippi County this year. Insect Controls .. Mr. Barnes, Extension Entomo- . said, "We cannot recommend a regular spray program for you in this area. Our recommendations to you must be based on need and presence of Insects." ,Dr. Lincoln" Head of the Department of Entomology, said that the bollworm was a. most severe pest In Arkansas last ear. Although bollworm eggs were iid here in tremendous numbers ist summer, they never material:ed Into an outbreak because nat- ral enemies ate the eggs and oung worms. Farm Bureau Means Business Although there are no boll wee- ils to harm cotton in Nonh Mis- pi County, there Is consider- bie evidence lo indicate that colon is damaged and delayed here y several of the plant bugs; name- y, rapid plant bug, (arnish plant nig, and in some years, [lea hop- icrs. The Mississippi County Farm Jureau has persuaded the county jovernmenl to hire two insect scouts to assist the Extension Seiv- this summer and because the Bounty is going to this expense. Dr .incoin, from the Department ol siitomology, has agreed to send one of their top researclt men into this county this summer. There is goort research and exact recommendations on the control of tlant bugs in any state that is considered of value or dependable for this area. Perhaps farmers In thi: area of the cotton belt may proli materially from these efforts of thi Mississippi County Farm Bureau. Pass The Chicken A recent report shows that 52, 000,000 broiler chickens were placed in Northwest Arkansas in 1951. That was a 33 per cent increase over 1950. It looks like America has gone to eating chicken for dinner. Wont to Buy Stuffed Alligator? There's a Baker Street Sale 4-H CHAMPS—Shown above Is the Lost, Cane boys team which copped the championship in the North Mississippi County 4-H Club tournament at Lost Cane last week. Members of the so.uari are back row cleft to right>—Danny Bourland, Gene Baugher, Wade Lewis, Coach A. R. Garner, Freddy Veach, Carroll Keeling. Front row—James Johnson, Hal Towles, Ellis La whom, Tommy Bourlnnd and Doyle Morgan. Began Pointing at 64 WINNIPEG, Man. (ff>j — Rev. Hugh Robertson, retired Winnipeg clergyman who hadn't touched a paint brush until he was 64, exhibited '200 of his paintings here on his 84th birthday recently. He has given many others away. Diana Lynn Says Girl Does Hot Have to Bare Gams to Succeed By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD <APJ — Diana Lynn conies tip 11 with the unique notion that & girl doesn't have to bare her gams to get ahead in the movie acting business. In fact, she argues that it's better not to. This might throw the studio publicity minds into a turmoil. For years they've been working on the theory that a starlet must do cheesecake photos to make a r;*me Seed Boxes Should Be Deep Enough To Give Plants Proper Nourishment If you plan'to start [lower nr vegetable seeds indoors this spring, before it Is safe to sow them in the garden, don't pave the way to failure by using inadequate equipment. Seeds can be sprouted on a moist piece of blotting paper, but they will not grow into plants without sufficient soil, or soil substitute, to TRACTORS & FARM EQUIPMENT I have for sale at all times several tractors and equipment., .both new and used ones. They include John Deere, Farmalt, Fords and other makes. Be sure to see me before you buy or trade because I may he able to save you some money. Terms can be arranged and I will trade for most anything you have. REGISTERED DUROC HOGS 1 also have several good spring Duroc boars and several bred gills. These gilts have been bred to a son of the 1950 Grand Champion of Illinois—the son of the 1950 Junior Champion of Nebraska. The boars sell for §60 to $100, and the bred gilts from §75 to §100. DONAL CROWE F. C. CROWE MULE BARN I Mile Southwest of Braggadocio, Mo. alkw their roots to develop without crowding. Too small a seed box may be little better than the blotting paper; it will sprout the seeds, but cannot provide them with nourishment for growth. A stout wooden box which holds :il least two inches of soil is acie- j We inspect, adjust, steam-clean, and paint your planter quatc. The standard "fiat" used for the purpose is .sold knock-down, in sires from H x 2l ! -l to 15 X 24 inches. These are easily put together by driving a few nails, and will grow plants to garden size without check. To fill them, porous soil is required, or a substitute. Vermtculite and sphagnum are good substitutes, but neither has any nourishment f.or the plants. Food must be provided as soon as the plants have developed true leaves, otherwise the plants will die. Soil will nourish the plants without chemical feeding and many amateurs prefer it for this reason. If you did not bring some of your best garden top sol! into shelter last fall, then dig it during the first thaw, and allow it to dry out gradually in a garage or cellar. If thawing soil is heated, it will dry fast, but form clods which cannot be broken up. Then dried slowly. «;ootl soil will crumble and can be mixed with sand and humus. ! A mixture of one-third top fioll, I one-third sharp sand, and one- third peat moss or humus, will make a good soil for flats. These should Ije well mixed, and passed through a sieve to get all lumps out. Then you fill the flats, put the lumps in the bottom, and only the finest soil on top. Light may be a limiting factor j when a seed box is kept in a wln- | daw of your home, A south window hat gets the full sun, unshaded by rees and neighboring buildings, ill usually be sufficient. With oth- r exposures artificial light, which as been proved to serve the pur- ose, can easily be provided, Hftnga amp above the box, and let It burn II night. A 40-watt flourescent amp can be hung a foot above the MIX. but a tungsten lamp should e high enough so that it does not •rlny, the temperature of the box ilgtier than 65 degrees at night. : or herself, "Nonsense!" e x p 1 o rl e.rt Diana 'The facts prove otherwise. A good number of the most successful dramatic actresses on the screen have never gone in for leg art. Take Marlcne Dietrich. She has appeared in most of her screen roles well covered. And no one has been able to exude more sex on the screen than Dietrich. "Greta, Garbo is another. Her pictures were among the sexiest ever made. And yet she wasn't the kind to pose in bathing suits at the beach." Diana argued it was possible, in fact easier, to promote sex appeal in clothing than in near-undress "After all," she said, "seven veils are much more intriguing than no veils at all." She observed that most of the successful dramatic actresses on the screen get that-way without aid of cheesecake- The current Academy Award nomination appears to bca out her contention. "Vivien Leigh, who was nomi nated for 'A Street Car Named De sire,' has never fitted, the usua starlet pattern," she said. "But her ole in 'Gone With the Wind' was of the sexiest ever put on the crccn. ''Katharine Hepburn played an 'Id maid in 'The African Queen' nd Jane Wymiui became an Old vomaii in- 'The Blue Veil. 1 Neither has gone in for cheesecake, nor has Eleanor Parker, who is up for 'De- .cctivc Story. 1 "I think it Ls significant that Shelley winters, who has been )layed up as a sexy dish in ptc- ures, got her Academy nomination by playing a drub, mousy girl in A Place in the Sun'." Dmna even offered the novel theory that Marie Wilson and Jane Russell would be successful without their most obvious assets. "Marie's great char mis her sweet innocence j and her comedy sense," she said, j "Jane has a sultry quality that has j nothing (o do with her figure." | She admitted there is a place in j the entertainment picture Cor the Esther and Bfitt Grn- bles, whose physical attributes are a main attraction. She added that when servicemen request stars' pictures, it is wise not to mention patriotic to send something a little less than fully clothed. Otherwise | her dramatic ambitions prompt her to shun Die beach photo layouts, etc. LONDON, </PI—Want to buy a denly .tiffed alligator? There's ft storeroom In B;ikcr treet—not far from where Shor- ock Holmes' lodgings were sup- osed to be—where they can let ou have one cheap. And wlille you're there, thry can irobably fix you up with an ele- ihant's foot or a stag's head cnm- ilrto with antlers. The Mnrrrorvm Is where the Louton Pas?er.ger Executive—which nns London's intricate bus and sub- vay system—hus its lost property " v yp;n* the thousands <>f nrt!- ~]es that Londoners leave bellitid hem on thHr travels are brouyht icre. Neatly tnblwri and rtrcketrct, ihey are fllrd away on rows of shrives wait in sz to be claimed. If lifter a period of time—which it'ins ^ccordm<> In v«tu<*-—no o\vnm appears, the article is .sold if any- vonc can be found to buy it. Half the proceeds of those s;i!cs COPS to- ' ward rumiinpr the office, ihe other half towards staff funds. The 43 men wnn staff the office Urns RI;O gave up wondering about the stories brhind mirr- of the articles brought in to them. They once had a couplo of skeletons nn their hands fnr n few days. These \\Trc claimed cvpnUinHy by some roistering medical students. Another time Ihey were handed H iwx of tame mice—but that was soon claimed by its youthful and breathless owner. Another box that told its own story contained four kit tens—ami brick, ThiH wasn't claimed and the kittens were taken home as. pets, (High women's single shoes arc brought In each year to fill a large sized box, The offk'o staff theorize that these are generally left bchim by women who shed them to r-asi that jabbing corn. The woman suci stop, hurriedly gets out—and te left standing on the platform wlgglirg one stockinged foot and wondering how she's point? to get home without the neighbors seeing her. Urtain-teed BUILDING PRODUCTS You'll be just as proud u he ti when yaii re-roof with handsome, fire-resisting Ctrtain-lttd Asphalt Shingles. Let us csttmile, tell about budget psymcntl.Wmc or'phonc in. E.G. Robinson Lumber Co. "Friendly Building Service" It pags to be an early bird for only $1250 Tod Wor racy ***** S-STAR SERVICE gh planting speeds demand that er be in top operating condition, ts seriously affect planting accu- crop yields. Our 19-point pre- .pection hclpi fintl and remedy causes of inaccurate planting before y cost you money. During (month) we will adjust, steam-clean, and paint your planter for only SOfl.OO. Call and (ell us when you want our 5-Star Planter Special—do It tod?.y! Delta Implements, Inc. 312 South 2nd Blytheville disturbance Created HON'O KONG rAP> — Armored police vans sped to a suburban district on a telephone tip there vas a big disturbance. There cer- ainly was. RoynTarniy troops were lolciinz field maneuvers. Real Estate LOANS • Commercial • Residential • Farm Best Service—Rest Terms TERRY Abstract & 213 Walnut Realty Co. Phone 2381 ' OVSTER STEWS A GOOD INVESTMENT. •YOU SOMETIMES FIND A PEARL- IN OYSTER TO HECK'WITH THE PEARL5- I'M LOOKING FOR OYSTERS! LOOKING FORA<5OOCA INVESTMENT? TRY ^ DELTA IMPLEMENTS.!* MORE THAM YOUP MONEY'S WORTH AND SATISFACTION GUARANTEED! Is the price of (arm equipment high? Read these figures which have been furnished by the U.S. Department of Labor.. .figures which show flic price increases since 1939 on three different items: Form Wage Labor has increased. . . .,.:..!.,.,....,.•,., „,.,. • .232,5 per cent •Other commodities have increased ....,.!.,.,.».,.,.,.,.,.,.„«.,.,. 136.8 per cent Farm Machinery has increased ,.,.,. ...- ,.,.„,.,.•.•. 69.9 per cent From these United Slates government statistics it's easy to see that farm equipment has increased just half as much as all other commodities. Fnrm equipment is one of your best buys today in 1952! INTERNATIONAL-HARVESTER FARM EQUIPMENT FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY! in cotton-insect control Early (Baton control gels the young plants off to n healthy start . . . and it's no problem at all for aldrin. So powerful that an early season dust or spray for an acre of ground contains only 2 ounces of actual nldrin, aldrin goes to work at once . . . with dcarl bugs falling in an hour or two. Even if rain falls the next day, aMrin's killing job is accomplished. At the same time aldrin does less Imnn to beneficial insect parasites which help to depress aphid and mite buildup. Lowest co»t . . . On an acre.-for-acrc control basis, aldrin costs less to use (either spray or dust) than any other cotton insecticide. And aldrin Ls approved in every cotton area in the country! Aldrin can be sprayed a* you cultivate . . . saving an extra operation. Aldrin will not clog spray nozzles . . . us« any conventional equipment. 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