The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 21, 1952 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 21, 1952
Page 11
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FRIDAY, MAKCTI M, 19SS FARM NEWS Lay the Groundwork Now * -for'ffsfferCrofts... Get Our 5'Sfyr Heavy Duty Tillage Tool Service • ii i " i f~ i f ' »u«i —anv«M of j^ason, "They will check for bent fames, worn beirines and ground [ools that •hould b* rtplaccd. They'll recommend only the service you need to put your equipment in "" working condi- - tion. You'll b« repaid in better work at cillafe time. /our Service Today! Delta Implements, inc. 312 South 2nd Blythevifle Grow PREMERGE a dinitro weed killer for pre-emergence weed control When PREMERGE is sprayed'on the soil at planting time, it controls annual grasses such as cr.ibgrass, arid broad-leaf annual weeds such as pigweed. Growers throughout the Delta have used ii successfully for two seasons for low-cost weed and grass control in cpuon. Eliminates or greatly reduces the need for hand-hoeing curing early critical grow-in); period. Premerge works well in wet ^ nrhcr. keep* weeds, and grass down when it is impossible 10 ruhivai*. See us today tor PREMERGEI. ., We suggest you let us ii soon as pojiibU to make sur* of your reaiiitrrnems. We hav^ihe latest information and Kcominendsuoni for us*. PAUL D. FOSTER Distributor — Office Hlytheville Warehouse Phone 8J18 Phone 3153 DEPENDABLE AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS FREE! ^ SPECIAL OFFER! 10 CHICKS FREE! We will give 10 Chicks FREE with each purchase of 50 Chicks at our regular low price. This offer good Saturday and Monday Only! Be sure and take advantage of this money saving offer! FEEDERS SUPPLY CO. "YOUR PURINA DEALER" 5IS E. MAIN PHONE 3441 15 Million Running Bales Ginned from 1951 Crop WASHINGTON MV-The Census Bureau rer/ortcd today 1S03'J ; 262 running bales of cotton had been H.D.GLUBMEMOS Mn. Gertrude B. Holimin (Home DemomtratiOD Agent) The county council of home demonstration clubs met at the Woman's Building at the fairground recently for a meeting. The highlight of the program was a freezer demonstration given by Miss Crosby of Memphis and Mrs. Helen Carr. Home Service Supervisor for the Ark-Mo Power Company. Baked alnska, strawberry short cake and fruit punch were demonstrated. Also, the packaging o! strawberries was demonstrated. Jlobbye Byrrt People in Mississippi County will be interested to know that Bobbye Jean Byrd has rated second in the public speaking contest at the University of Arkansas. We understand that there were about TOO students competing in this contest. Bobbye is very enthusiastic about the 4-H House. She says that she just loves livins there—the house Is beautiful and the girls are wonderful. 4-H House Congratulations to the Leachvlllc Home Demonstration Club. It is the first to pay their dollar per member on the 4-H House Fund. The club is credited with having 37 members. The home demonstration club members throughout the state have voted to pny the debt which is against the 4-H House, by contributing at the rate of Si per member. You may remember that S45.- 000 was borrowed from the University of Arkansas In order to have enough money to build the house at once. The home demonstration club women want to clear this debt because of the high rale of interest on the borrowed money, Interior Decoration Much is being said this month In the home demonstration clubs about home furnishings, color and lighting. The home demonstration agent is showing color slides on home furnishings. Mrs. Coady Eaton, with Sherwin-Williams Paint Company, comments on color in the home and Mrs. Helen Carr discusses lighting. Community Improvement The home demonstration agent has recently returned from the first State Community Improvement Conference which was held at Little Rock. There were over 500 leaders and agents attending the meeting. The highlights of the j melting were the presentation of the checks to the communities winning in the districts and state for their community Improvement ac;-, lfi gnc j p, car j n g the trie-benefits they reworking together and „ jhe things they had clone. \ ) Fair-view Community In Greene County was the state winner. In all, they received S400 which was ^iven by the Arkansas Power and Mght Company. The Big Picture Newspaper in Greene County won the trophy for the best publicity on the community improvemen 1 ginned from the 1951 crop. This was equivalent to 15,123,263 500-pound hales. Cinnlngs from (he 1950 crop were 9,907,918 running bales and 10,011,924 bales of 500 pounds. Included In the 1951 ginnings were 30,147 bales which girmers estimated would be turned out after the March canvass compared with 8,148 for the 1950 crop. Included also were 46,064 bales of American-Egyptian type cotton compared with 62.235 for" 1950. The bureau .said the average gross weight of the bale for the 1951 crop was 502.4 pounds compared with 505.2 for the 1D50 crop. The ginntngs, by running bales, for the 1951 and 1950 crops, respectively, by stales included: Arkansas 1.247,?B3 and 1,014,023; Oklahoma 456,974 and 239.690. work. These community Improvement clubs ore made up of men, women and children In the given communities. These clubs usually meet at night so everyone can attend. Some of the projects that arc usually worked on are: landscaping, crcm improvement, home improvement, community service, community recreation, etc. Dried Fruit Bars Ingredients: 1 cup sifted flour, '! teaspoon baking powder; »i teaspoon salt; 1 cup melted table fat; 1 cup suaar; 2 eggs, well beaten; 1 cup chopped nuts; 1 cup dried fruit, sliced or chopped fine. (The specialists say the cup of dried Jruit may be a mixture or just one kinri, such as dates or prunes, as you prefer.) To make: Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Mix In the ! other ingredients In the order list[ ed. Line a ' shallow pan (about 13 by 9 inches) with waxed paper, and spread batter In it. Bake at 350 degrees F. (moderate oven) 25 to 30 minutes. Several minutes ' after removing from the oven—just long enough for the mixture to cool and become firm enough to cut, out into bars about 1 by 3 Inches. Turn out on a rack and peel off the waxed paper. When firm enough to hold shape, roll the warm bars in confectioner's sugar. Makes 40 bars. Heavy Weevil Damage in '52 Is Predicted MEMPHIS. Tenn. M>) — The cotton former was warned ye.Uerrtay thnt his old enemy, the boll weevil, may give him a rough time this year. The National Cotton council said that in most areas the winter had been mild — an indication of a substantial .survival of hibernatini; boll weevils. Although 1951 lnCr.stni.lon was eomnaratiWy light, the council said late growth) of the cotton Pesry Young Burdettc's FFA Picks Sweetheart nuriDETTE - Peggy Young ha been chosen sweetheart of th Burdc.tte chapter of the Futur Farmers of America. Peggy, a freshman at Burdett High School, .will represent th. Bvudette chapter at the Delta Federation contests to be held in Uix- ora April 3. She was elected for the honor by members of the chapter. Peggy Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Young of Burdettc. Burglars Ignore Safe At Elks Service Center WAUKEGAN. III. Ml—Burglllnrs entering the Elks Service Center put the place in a shambles but got litue of value. They wrecked a door, pried open a cash register, and ransacked dispensing machines, candy case and storage cupboards. A laree safe WM untouched. plant last fall caused heavy buildups of pests in some sections. Texas 28 Top Producer in Corn Test Texas 28, a yellow variety, was the top producer in the Hale Seed Farm's 1951 corn variety yield test. according to George Hale, owner of the seed farm. In the test Texas 28 yteMtrl an average of 75.1 bushels per acre which was three-tenths of an acre better than Hale White Hybrid. which was the second highest pro- ducer. Dixie 33, with an average of 72.3 bushels per acre, was the third highest producer. Variety 1951 3 . YT . Texas 23-YeUow ... Hale White Hybrid Dixie 33-White Hale Yellow Hybrid Texas!) W-White . . Term. 10-White .. Dixie n-White ... Texas 24-Yellow . Dorlch 400-Yellow Dixie 602-Yellow ., Dixie 22-Ycllow . . Fun); O-711-Yellow Delta Prolific-While 'open pollinated) Dortch 500-Yellow . 75.7 — , 75.4 . 72.8 — , 639 . C7.9 74.8 . 66.1 10.5 . 64.1 14.4 . 64.0 67.7 . 59.7 65,0 . 69.6 68.1 . 51.7 — . 57.2 63.4 . 56.0 56.1 . 52.6 66« **• V*LTA I'M LOOKING! FOR A 61FT FOR MY ' .WIFE. TAKE THE ELEVATOR ON YOU!? LEFT IT'S ON THE UP AND UP NO THANKS, SHE'D HAVE NO USE FOR AN ELEVATOR- WE LIVE IN A BUN6ALOW, DELTA IMPLEMENTS.!* HAVE THE HIGHEST RATIN6 IN TOWN FOR RELIABILITY DELTA IMPLEMENTS lv INTfRNATIONAL-UAKVfSTtJi tAUS^ffivlcf Vtuxt*. O003 — BLYTHEVILLE, ARK. -T I SELL -BOTH DEKALB Ask me how they cm moke you Profit! MILLIGAN RIDGE CO-OP Manila, Ark. OLIVER TGPX DISC HARROW c Cuts the Tough Cover Crops! Missco Implement Co. Offers To Teach Your Drivers How To Repair Tractors Quickly In The Field! QUALITY FARM ^ EQUIPMENT . This rugged general purpoM TGPX Tractor Double Disc Harrow i» widely preferred for working under heavy cover crops in orchard*, groves, vineyard* or open fields, and other tough discing job*. Front and rear gang connection) art extremely flexible, permit the gang! to follow contours »nd disc rough ground thoroughly. Low, leverlcM construction prevents damage to trees, Angling i» automatic. In the extensive Oliver disc harrow fine there are i dozen different type* to fit your toil, power and tilling practices. Come in and look then over before you buy. OLIVER AUTHOVTTID Farmer's Implement Co. B. F. Rrogrlon 615 E. Main E. B. AVood?on Thone 6120 Starting next Tuesday night we're going to offer all John Deere owners (he opportunity to have their drivers learn how to make fractor repairs in the field. You can see that hy waking minor repairs yourself (and leaving major trouble alone) every farmer can save hundreds of dollars a year. This instruction is \vilhout charge, of course. All you have to do is call or come hy and let us know how many drivers you want to send to this school, and when they can come. We can accommodate 30 to "10 men per night—ami will continue the instruction as long as is necessary. There will he special nights set aside for colored drivers, loo. Each session wwil] last from 7:30 to 9:01) p.m. \Ve do request that you gel in touch with us as soon as possible so that we can make all the necessary arrangements. SCHOOL WILL BEGIN TUESDAY MARCH 25! PLEASE CALL US AS SOON AS YOU CAN MISSCO Implement Co.

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