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FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 195t BMTHEVTTJ.K (ASK.) COURIER NEWS FARM NEW! FAOB AND ! Short, Straight Rows are Best For Home Garden 25 Feet Considered Ik Maximum Length for Most Vegetable Rows In small Liberty gardens there Is R definite advantage In planting vegetables In short rows, 25 feet or less. In an oblong garden. where the short dimension Is north and south permitting rows to run in this direction, the owner Is fortminle. The advantage of short rous is secondary In Importance to the distribution o( sunshine, however, and where the long ' dimension of the garden space Is north and south, it is best to break the rows that way, breaking tlie length by a path every 25 feet. Commercial growers, cultivating a'ith power machines favor long first, because It lessens the time required for turning machines around. But Ihe home gardener gains no such advantage! and when a row Is longer than Is required for a. slnele planting of «. vegetable, he must divide a row between two crops, which is Inconvenient, or fill out the row with one, and thus overplant. Indeed, much of tile waste of garden space and effort caused by over-production, .may be traced to the «twln temptations, to "use up the Vpacket." when half of a packet of seed would produce the required crop; or "fill up the row," when half of a garden row would be sufficient, Shorter rows have another advantage, which Is real, though It may seem trivial. In cultivating you naturally take one row as a stint, and rest when you finish It." With short rows, you take it easy, as you should; and break up the garden work with frequent rests, \vlth long rows it Is mor» likely that you will become tired of garden tasks, and this In turn may result In neglect- j Ing them. ' An exception to the rule for straight rows may be made In hilly country, where the wash of soil may be checked by contour planting. . Here rows should run at right angles to the slope, but they should still be parallel, though on rounded slopes they will be curved. : Serpentine, slanting or uneven rows will double the work of culll- vallon, and give an appearance of Incompetence to the garden, i Rows are spaced according to the Breeds of the crop, and the conven- ^! rl .ire of cultivation. Tn rich soil v~TtEibles may be spaced more r'c^elv than in poor; but when riacc.il too close together, it Is dlffl- c"*t to cultivate between the rows. Tr or crops growing twelve Inches tall or less, rows may be' spaced 10 Inches to a foot apart and cultivated with hand tools. For cultivation witb a wr/eel hoe, eighteen inches Is likely to be found n minimum distance, since It Is necessary to avoid disturbing the roots of the vegetables, whatever tool Is used. Taller vegetables, and those that make vines, large bushes, or have a sprawling habit, must be given more distance between rows. In smull gardens, t feet will usually be the maximum distance, given only for such crops as bush squash and cucumbers. REVIEW 1,231,000 Chicks Placed in State Hatcheries and dealers placed 1,_ 231.000 broiler chicks with producers \n the northwest area rturlne the ^B-cek ending March 29. according to the Arkansas Crop Reporting service. This Is about the same 8s the previous week. Ot the total placements 919.000 chicks were hatched In the area and 312.000 came from other states. There were, also 147,000 chicks shipped out of the area, the service said. • It's so simple to re-roof with Certain-teed! These colorful ThicV Butt Shingles go right »n o»er the old ones. And ptesto—the whole house looks sparkling new! Weather-touRh Certain.ued Shingles are the best all-around, •11-weather protection you can jet tor your home. Don't wait if your roof needs repair. Soe us todayl Certainteed THICK BUTT SHINGLES LI. C. ROBINSON LUMBER CO. "Kriendly Building Service" U.A. Purchases 3,300 Acres For Cattle Improvement Project FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. —The purchase by the University of Arkansas of approximately 3,300 acres of land In the Lake Wcd- Inglon Land Utilization Project area was announced Jointly by Secretary of Agriculture Churloii F. Brannan and Dean Lippert S. Ellis ot the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture. Tile decision of the Department of Ag- rlculiure to sell this land lo the University Is evidence ot the Department's Intense Interest in the regional project for Improvement ol beet cattle through breeding now under wny at the University. Dean Ellis pointed out. the purchiiscd land. In the northwestern part of the stale, is part of the Lake Wedinalon Land Ulilizatlon Project, consisting of 17,500 acres of land owned by Ihe Uniled States Government under the supervision of the Soil Conservation .Scryicp.. This project is being managed and developed for use by local people for grazing, woodland, recreation, and wildlife purposes. Although the sale will reduce the amount of grazing available to local livestock owners, J. E. Crilz. District Conservationist at Fayetteville, stated that grazing needs of the smaller operators surrounding the area can partially be satisfied on tlie remaining pasture land. The Itmd purchased is located in the eastern part of the area north of Savoy and Highway le] In Washington County, Dean Ellis stated. It consists largely of posture and cut-over woodland. It will become a part of the main Agrl- cultural Experiment Station of the Collage ol Agriculture, and will be used in the Station's beef cattle research program. Primary emphasis In the work on the new acreage will be given to research studies now under way in Arkansas and other southern states In connection with a regional project on the improvement of beef cattle through breeding. The Department of Agriculture is cooperating in that project. Included in the research is an attempt to determine more adequate criteria for evaluating beef cattle such as record of performance tests and tests for proving herd sires and brood cows, it is planned to Include studies of livestock management on pasture, on a large acreage basis, Dean Ellis pointed out. The Experiment Station's beef cattle herds, which now consist of 250 head of purebred Aberdeen Angus, Hereford, and Shorthorn cattle, will be moved [o the new experimental area as soon as the land cun be made ready. It Is expected ihat the number will be mcre.-ised lo 400 hend (n the future, after pasture futilities have been expanded. Work will begin at nice on building .tcncc.s, improving pastures, and constructing buildings, such as barns and collage's for the herdsmen. Arrangements for Hie purchase of the liuid were worked out with ihe assistance of Ilollis Williams Arkansas KUite Conservationist-' Leo S. Wortmnn. Chicl of Regional Land Management Division' Louis P. Merrill, Regional Director, Soil Conservation Service. Fort Worth. Texas: and Dr. Robert M. Sailer, Chief of the Soil Conservation Service, USDA Washington, D. C. Nation's Cow Population Is Dwindling WASHINGTON M>> The nation's cow imputation is dn-lndliug, but the cows pn hand are doing their Jobs belter' these days. Thnt word came from th». Department ot Agriculture. In 1950, (here were 12 per cent feiver cows In the U. S. Ihan In I9-S5 but they ernging 500 pounds more than their sisters of five years back. Here are Ihe figurcE: Jn 1915. there were 25328000 cows In (he country and they turned out 12", billion pounds of milk an average of 4.791 pounds per cow In 1950. 22.773.000 cows produced 120.600.000.000 pounds of milk. That's an average per cow of 5292 pounds. Hale Ogden 2 Tops Soybean Variety Test r, °C ,'„£:„'*& T°; -V^e d p—i"of fSs Farm Tenancy Lowest Since1900,USDASays duc-er in ttie soybean variety lest conducted last year at U le Hale See« Fsnn at Burdi'lte, according to George Hale, owner of Ihe farm The Hale variety had an irtnge of 32 bushels, per acre in the Mr. Hale said, and its lour year average was 3a.9 bushels per acre ILs closest rival was Dortchsoy 2 which had a yield of 38 bushels 'per acre and a four year 'average of 3-J 6. VARIETY Hale Ogdcn 1 Dortchsoy 2 O:;den Dortohsoy 87 195) <-Vr. Arg. S-IOO - 2R9 22.3 H.S 34.8 34.3 Autry Is Named On Fair Board L. H. Aulry of Burdctte has been named to Ihe State Board of the Arkansas Livestock Show and will help plan the Show's activities lor this year, Senator Clyde E. Byrd secretary-manager of the Show has announced. The Stale Board will meet In Little Rock at the Marion Hotel April nth to elect the Livestock Show's Board ol Governors and to outline a program for this ' year's annual presentation. Stale Board is made up ot a rep- Tenant fanning In the Slates ha.s decreased In operated by tenants now is only 11':',. That is about Hie same as away back in 1880, when land still »as very cheap, and free homesteads were still available. In the same connection It Is Interesting to note Hint the .iot«l number of persons engaged In farming declined from about 10 million In 1835 lo only 7 million in 1951. And, though the amount of land in culthntiqn has remained virtually unchanged during this period, the volume of ngrluiirj ml , jirodutrfion one-lhird. has Increased about After 1880, according lo the U. S, Deparlmeill of Agriculture, the percentage of tenant - opemied farms .steadily increased until it was 42-;. in 1935. The swift reversal of this trend in the short period of K decode and u half lias been brought about by several factors. Among Ihesp mny DC li.sled thi-, gn-nt advances made In a-iiicultutiU! "°K S should get some snlt rial- research find extension education, I '- Vl Coutily Agent Keith Biibrey better planning and management''" >tvi " ccl today. The simple and the hibor-saving features of mech- "" aniziuion, similar benefits from pasture farming, easier terms on term lo;tns, ayricultL'ial conservation iKiyments, a long run of yowl crop years, and a steadily rising Hogs Need Salt Daily / Agent Says Farm Prices In Arkansas Still Falling LITTLE ROCK, VT) - Prices received by Arkansas farmers continued to decline from Feb. 15 to March 15 although Ihe overall Index went down only 1 JUT cent. Miles McPcek. statistician for the Federal-State Crop Reporting Service, said yeslerday tlie greatest di-cltiie was 7 per cent in poultry and eggs. Dairy products »nd oil-bearing crops were each down 2 per cenl; meat animals I per cent and cotton Ihrce-tcmhs of 1 per cent. The feed graliu and hay Index went up 1 per cent and fooil grains were unchanged. TYit pile, of mil* cow* declined 12 p« r ht»d, tftt* reaching t record high of llu n Feb. is. WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chkk»- »«ba Dtllrlct, .XiwMppI Owty, Arkanui, Eula rruch»y, Ptf. v*. No. 11,958 Wilbur 6. fVuchcy, Dft. The defendant. Wilbur 8. Pruch- ey, Is hereby warned to appear within thirty d»y« In the court named in the caption hereof tnd answer the complaint of the plaintiff, fiula Fruchey. Dated this 13th day at March, 195U. Harvey Morris, Clerk By Anita Sylee*. D. 0. Guy Walls, ally, for pltf. Ed Cook, «tty. ad lltom. demand for farm products". The extent lo which former ten- arils have bcccme farm owners hus been noted by the Department of Agriculture in the real estate transfers of the la.st few years. These show ihat letmuls bought 2G lo 32 r l of nil farms sold in ibis country r; n;..^ l.-e l-year period from March, 1947 to March. 1051. local fairs and or livestock shows. Dales of this year's Arkansas lid '"'« »<* Bounty o, Sep.. Livestock Show have been set for For Sale • Soybean Seed • Funk's Hybrid Corn • Soybean Inoculation • Fertilizer Farmers Soybean Corp. No. Broadway, Blytheville Phone 8191 Notice to Farmers: I "Present the KOBKKT L. DORTCII SEED FARMS, ?M x°i ;* rk ? ns * s " ln lhls territory. At present I hare .bo,, I BEANS. AM MRS. HOWARD BOWEN Day Phone 6218 Night Phone 8061 Localed 300 yds. So. of city limits, Hlway 61 THE FAR MORE POWERFUL FERGUSON 30 M power... , iff economy/ it yourself. You'll we wlint we mt-an! You'll l>c thrilled by -er. . . by the easy way it pulls, ilirce bottoms in almost any . by the wny it handle,, cvt . ry job speedily and efficiently. Aa for economy . . . juat ank IN THE CHANCERY COURT oFMlssISSITPI COONTi~AnKAXS\S u ^ , CH1CKASAWBA DISTRICT ' ' BOARD OF DIRECTORS ST. FRANCIS LEVEE DISTRICT, PIAINTIPF «. No. 12,000 PLAIMlI-f ROSS CROWELL, ET AL, AND CERTAIN DELINQUENT LANDS TOWN LOTS AND BLOCKS -—-- - DEFENDANTS or clalm'in'ir 1110 *!' 1 ' 5 "T^ Wlsms and c01 l""ations and all others having notified that suiti ' U' R "*' °' the IO "°*'"B described lands are hereby Chickasawba Di t i ^" A i!' '" Chancery Court of Mississippi County, taxes, for the year .WtoT^ MlbJoUied l!s? Jftn"?'^,.'^,!^ owner's lands being set opposite hi, or Its name respectively l" ethc? with the amount due .severally from each: <-.|««.uviij, io..etncr PART or SECTION TOWNSHIP FOURTEEN <]<) NORTH, RANJiE EIGHT (8) EAST Ross Crowd! 8V4 Lot 3 and All Jo* Welch 's'wsf.^H.'oi'E " ^ * 6 ' 25 *'' 56 *' K 295.11 ft. SEU NEVi 21 Lot SCO 221 2i TOWNSHIP FOURTEEN (U, NORTH. RANGE .VINE Kathryn Broom WV4 NW'i NE',4.. 5 11 425 Sam Simmons BE^NE'l 13 40 10.00 W. L. Oatlin 8. 43 «cre« NWVt N. *i W. of Ditch No. 18 and E. ol Levee. . 32 43 2 15 2.25 (0) EAST IM .25 2.50 .26 -- -~...... i.v,. io HIIU c,. DI i^evee. .32 43 2 In 54 r Tr°S,1 SI " P FOIIRTKEN »*> NORTH, RANGE THTI.VE (12) EAST L. T. Ellis Less N. 6.8 Chs. of W. 1.50 Chs. of E. B.I Chs. .25 All sw,i W. of Levee . . 4 Same EiiSEli "' j, Same wtt SWH BE'4 j Mrs. L. T. Ellis NEH NE'.i ... " 7 81 80 20 40 I Bill and Mary May Lampion S. 70 ft. SE'i NW'I East of Honey Cypress Ditch .... | A. A. Reddell Lot U of EH NW>4 NEVt n James Halelgh Adlierson Lot 19 of EH NW'i NEH 17 Santford and Amnile Ashley S',4 Lot 1 of E1S NWi; NE'i... . 17 H. V. Smith Lot 4 of Eli N\V<t NE'i 17 Elwood Smiley N'.i NW'i 2fl W. B. Bunch SB 1 ! NE14...".".'.'!.'.".34 21.15 5.44 20.00 5.00 5.00 1.35 10.00 2.50 EIGHT (8) EAST Lot Lot Lot Lot Lot 80 40 3.00 2.50 3.00 2.50 S.50 20.00 10.00 .75 .03 .75 .63 1.33 5.00 2.50 .25 .15 .25 .55 iNCSE NINE (9) EAST Drive >t*pott soil . . any Kerfruron "30" owncrl He'll smilo with pride as ho talks of savings in gas, oil, service. "Compare /irirt tags, too," he'll toll vou! C.-iH us lodjiyaiul ask for a "Showdown" rlprnoijstrntron right on your own farm. We'll be h.iripy to come out at any lime! JACK ROBINSON Implement Co. "Your Ferguson Implement Dealer" Phone 2371 Meets MM of tie xeeti of MOW of tie aw'l W. of Ditch, Sup. Survey..., H 3 . ]0 |03 2S v. a. bimmoju „ f« rE ^ o( Lovee, Orlg. Survey 3S 47 11.75 J 94 25 M. J. McCann Lot 5 of SW-i NW'i 31 9 2 2=, sa '•>TOWNSHIP FIFTEEN (15) NORTH, RANGE TEN (10) FAST Ivan Calvert NE Corner Center 1/3 NW'.i Virginia Hemphlll Lesj lots NEK of 8. 50 acrei, W'i Wm. Earl Moody BE Corner Center 1/3 NW14 i Edison Rlggs SE'i SW'i '.'.'.'. 8 Neal Mlnyard SE,'l NE'i " 19 Elgin D'aon SE','. NW'.i.. 20 Same NKI. SW'i W. of'Ditch!! 20 John Ntinyard N',4 NW>< E. of Levee 30 Same w'i SE'I SW'/, 32 10 Lot 40 40 •10 20 2.50 ,. .63 20 J.50 10.00 10.00 1000 s.oo 19.50 5,00 R« 2.50 2.50 2.50 1.25 488 1.25 .25 .25 .25 .25 .25 .25 TOWNSHIP FIFTEEN dsi" NORTH. RANGE F...KVK.V ,„) FAST Haddock Arnold E. 225 ft of s 270 It. of SE'i SE'i .'.. i •,,, lon ,- W. B, Bryeans Lot 4 of E ' S 10 acres. SW'I SW'i « , ,,, „ , Aggie Morris Lot 8 of E. 10 acres SW'i SW.1 ' g C. C. Thompson N. 75 ft. O f E. 190"ft. S'i Lot 4 of E. 14 acres, NE', SW« 10 Jerry Hearn S. 130 ft of W. 300 ft. ot N',i NW'i SW'i Hester Illte E. 160 It. of S 50 ft NW'i SW'i B. Olis Koonce SK'i SE'i Creal Sheltoii W. 65 ft. of E! 202 " ft. of S. 208 ft. SW'i NE'i 55 Frances Peterson W. 65 ft. of E 137 ft. of R. 203 ft. SWli NE'i 23 Lot Lot 11 Lot 2.38 21 Lot 40 Lot 350 10.00 E. of Levee Same l^t 1 Sup. Survey . .'.'.'. 31 :: ^ ! 2! * ,9 E. 103 ft. NE'i SE", jj Sam Simmons E. 129\ ncres NC'i Sup. Survey 31 W. P. . Same ,„ ,- 1.00 15.60 ',"1T« P, 1 * 1 '* E ' 4 3S L 01 16 50 L" 1 16 E'i.... 33 r^, 2M ALLISON ADDITION TO BI.YTHEVIIJ.F. Block 3.50 Lucllp E. Tillman g Mary Don:if.*on <V. 40 ft. '. j '. C JrfTerson '[ 3 Maude Tolllvcr !!!!!!!!" 1 E.yriia Moran " 13 Mamie Tucker !!!!!!!!'. 14 T. H. and Trene Ha wood !.'.'".'.' 4 Maude Tolliver /' ^ same !.!!"!!)!! Same S .150 3.50 350 V.iO 1.00 3.50 450 •(..lO 3.50 4 13 .50 .88 .S8 .88 1.13 .25 .fla 113 1.13 .88 Continued »n .2S .25 Ji enti.v wny is lo provide mixture contninint; sail so tlinl lions have tree access to it at nil times. A mixture of one-hall SA!I one-half |jnu-deri-d limestone „, harrtwoocl nslies l.i suitable. j Hoas nol ncctistoincd lo salt In : Ilielr rntioiis shoulil be brouithl lo Mie fvcc access inctbod Krnclunlly. If snlt Is put In Ihe complete mix-' ed grnln rnllon. not more than I one-fourth jioiiud should be used I for cnch 100 pounds ol Iced. Planting Seed We have for »ale a limited quantity of Northern Grown WABASH SOYBEANS OGDEN SOYBEANS. COTTON SEED Henderson - Hoover Seed Co. Highway 61 South Phone 2860 It's Getting Late! Farmers, you'll be pressed for time ... so here is a tool that will enable you to get your land in shape for planting with only one operation! It's the MASSEY- HARRIS GOBLE DISC HARROW ... 24" Cut-Out Blades that penetrate deep enough to really work up your soil to any desired depth. They're available for immediate delivery .. .so come out NOW! OIL BATH BEARINGS WITH (enter ThrUSl MAKE THE Massey-Harris Goble an Easy Pulling offset Disc Harrow ^^fcr^Sl^^^^^SisaiEs! Each section of the Goble Disc has a large surface, center thrust bear.ng that absorbs the side pressures of heavy-durv discing and relieves the end bearings of any thrust load. An o,l f.lled, seamless steel tube houses the entire bearing assembfy, resulting in constant, positive lubrication to all bearing surfaces. This special Goble lubrication gives you low cost, lightdraft operat.ort for year after year of heavy-duty discing. Come in now and see the Goble! NEED AN EXTRA TRACTOR? WE STILL HAVE A FEW GOOD USED TRACTORS AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY! 61 Implement Co. 'The Farmer's Home of Satisfaction" N. Hiwny 61 2111

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