The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 2, 1949 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

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DECEMBEK 2, 1940 BlA'THEVrU-E (AUK.) COURIER NEWS armers Mt, Etna Erupts Showers of Dust On Sicilian City CATA.MA, Sicily, Doc. 2—<ir f — People of Catania got under their umbrellas todny—Mount Etna was showering black volcanic clust on them. Europe's highest volcano Uuiti- dcrcd and belt-lied for hours, start' B before dawn and ending at bout Q:30 local (hue. ><4 1*-*% EFFICIENCY MAUKS OVKKATION— Mr. Mullins was In Die poultry busing* sissippi. He has lived iti Uiis county lor the past 16 years but sutricd ponltrj rai at liis farm several miles south of BlylheviLie, ShuiBnteriiiK mcUmU; have uhiinyrcJ Jug flays. On the Mullms farm, chickens are killed quitkly with a sm.ill limui 'oultryrnan Finds s ut!ook is Bright For Missco Area By Harry A. Jlalnca Courier News Staff Wrllrr Instead of looking over acres of white cotton as most Mississippi County fanners take pleasure in doing, E. S- Mullins likos to look aver his White Rock chickens—ami he just about hus enough of them to Courier Sens f'tinlo a?, a yoiiiiK man in Mis- r:^ unly Usreo yem.'- ajju trnm Uu- uld necK-'.vnny- tool. —fniirifr Nous I'hotn THICITV HAS JIBUTI) —Use of electricity has helped in uit, Mi. Mulluis pi;uUj\ limn, picture! above is an cJcclnc picker ck'an a chk'kru of feathers in a m;Uirt ol seconds. Uuboer itetl on a rul;ttin<; annn, do Ihe work o,ulekly. Mr. Mutlins was initiated in the poultry business as a young man in He's lived In Mississippi County for the past 15 yeans but started poultry raising here oiiiy about three years ago. Now he has some 3,000 fryers and 1.500 layers on his farm several miles •iduth of BiytheviUe . . . and bus: in ess,- he reports, is good. Finds Uc;uly Market j "I couldn't begin to satisfy the! demand for eggs and chit-kens in : this area," Mr. Mullms stated and j pointed out that much of the coun-I ty's poultry products come from j Mississippi and Missouri. j He estimates that he i.s currently selling, on both wholesale and retail markets, arimnd 200 fryers t:uch week. This number will increase from now until June. A good average on his egg production runs in the neighborhood of over 400 dozen each week. He produces nothing but infertile egg.s. Utilization of electricity hji.s played an important pare it! Mr. Mulliti.V switch from regular crop farming to poultry (he owned -1QH acre.s until this past year, now has only SO). Electric pumps Inrnish his pro- cfjssing house ivit h hot and cold water and electricity also operntrs a mechanical picker which can denude a plump White Rock in a matter of seconds. Plans to Kxpand After cleaning, the chickens are placed on ire until they are delivered. Mr. Mullins also utili/.es electricity in his lart;e chick en bfirn, which formerly wa.s med for livestock rtnd hay j(orafic. Next year he plans to install a home-made air conditioning unit in the barn. Other projects for next year include remodelling of the barn to provide more room and im'ren.se^ in both layer or id fryer flocks. "We're really Just sinning." Mr. Mullins explains and points out '.hat' his son, Charles, who i.s now a student at Arkansas Slate Colk-gc. Jones born, will be home permanently at the end of the current .semester to aid in the expansion of the county's largest poultry raising project. —Courier News I'liuto AH'l.l.lXS POri.THY L'AltM—The guml barn [liitmed above svas formerly used tor livestock and it loft WHS fi;r luiv .sUjKigc NCAV. !•;. S. Mulhn.s Jias tiic barn willed iviili ;i.OOO chickens which lurrmti fiyer tot hi.* lapidh growing poul'ty uu.smcs.s. Mi. Muliin- «;ells about •JOO fryers cacti week, says ne could sc] more and will when expansion plans arc completed next year. Marriage e following Lic couples at the Miss Elizabeth Hhthe. county clerk, yesterday: Kumbcrto Rcyna and Mis.s Gen- eva Caviizas. both of Blythevillc. Dennis Ciilvin Carncll and Mis Vii»ic Ilouie, both of Portagev Mo. fx-Cop of Batesville Faces Murder Charge nATESVlLLE, Ark., Dec. 1 Wi —Konncr Bate.sville nolicctnuts Jess Long is to be tried April 4 on a charge of first degree murder T h e prosecution sought at ;< special .Mission of circuit court heir yesterday lo have the trial set for next month. Mnt Judge Marcus Hone picked the Inter chile to give (he defen.se lime in whirl; to employ an additional attorney and fainilinrl/e him witli ttie case. Lone is charged in the de;iih of Tom \Villiam.son, 27, who was shot do-an in a Bate.sville street the nipht of last June 21. Williamson hi.s wife and another couple were driving to their homes nEter attending a barbecue when they were stopped by officers. An altercation followed. -1 • % x~ ' if *> J ClOST.FW.INdREO PONTWC PARtS OlVf OfNUINl PONUAC P(BFO8MAHQ Noble Gill Pontiac, Inc. M. W. "Bill" Spencer, Mgr. 21R Simlli Lilly IMiono .1371 of first quality, guaranteed People from the grape-growing hamlets on the mountain's sides fk'd to this port city to report ttiat several huge cracks had broken open around the luouth ol the volcano. l.oud rumbling signaled the start of the eruption which sent smoke an cinders .spewing into the air from the 10,753-fool-high volcano on Sicily's cast coast It was the first activity of the famcrt volcano sitice last June 7, At that time, Etna belched smoke and cinders, but there was no damage. -—"--— i-.y* School Bond Icsue Voted DEXTER, Mo., Dec. 2—(,1V-Vot- ers nl Dexlci 1 School out'rlct ycs- icniity viilcd 792 to 145 for issuance •if $92.000 in bonds to be fielded to i building fund ol siao.COO on hand for a new gi-aitg school buildup. Tlic building win | nc i ude I6 roonis and be on a single floor CoiLstriiclion may get under way by Jan, 15. It !.i estimated there are 100.000,. 000 people in South America. SET YOUR SOU UP IN FARMING.. a^ #ca£e, Give your j-oungsier the thrill of being a farmer "like Dad." Sci him up wiih toy John Deere Farm Implements thai look real . . . actually work. L.1 COMPARE THESE PRICES! 9x24 4-PIy $22.59 11x38 4-Ply $44.95 9x36 4-P!y $30.54 12x36 4~Pi y ...'.... $42.77 10x28 4-PIy $30.13 12x38 6-Ply $55.41 11 x24 4-PIy $40.39 13x24 6-Piy $50.35 llx364~Ply $41.77 All rrtrcs Plus t'eilcr.11 T.1I Rice & Cane Tread Tires 11 X 38 6-ply $QQ44 12 x 36 6-ply $0166 © Come Dov/n Tomorrow! South's Finest Service Broadway & Chickasawba Phone 4422 He'll yet a big thrill oui of che plow that can he raised or lowered for transporting or plowing, and (he husky, rubber-tired wagon that will haul h\K loads of "play-grain" to his soap-box harn. He'll spend hours with che toy manure spreader, with its lever-controlled re* voicing beaier that actually spreads sawdust or other light ma:eriaL Of course, the sturdy toy John Deere Tractor, with a steering wheel he can turn, will be one of his most prized possessions all through childhood. Plan now to see all these realistic, bui'lt-to-scale toys at our store soon- (If all your boys are girls, they'll like them just as well). MiSSCO IMPLEMENT CO. South Highway 61 Phone 4434 Buy Toy JOHN OEERE Implements Now .* * • 9, r, : - 9 - - ••••.- • • • . . •* • • . • YOU WANT Make it a ASossey-Harris I A * Sr^rS^ Touqh spots disaiinctir whan yoa put a Massey-Harri3 /^' ^^—IL. , "VY-^ Tough spots disappear whan yoa put a Massey-Harris trtictot tu woiIt on you: place. There's more pov/ci in JvIassey-HuiEis . . . moic downright luqtjing ability at tho diawhar . , . mote capacity on belt woik . . . mote rcsorvp, stamina, dependability. It's the result of high com pi ess ion in the engine, slioighlline dnsicjn in tho liansmission. High compression takes the laziness out of an engine . . . makes *H peppy, mote alive, moia icsponsive. A straight line transmission dclivcis that po-wer smoothly, otilcienlly . . . you get fuli power ou ovaiy bell and held opeiation. There's n Massey-Hnrris tractor for your farm . . . B qrccit moricls ... 5 power sizes . . . each the power and economy leader in ils class. «£3> ^^frX,^^ .^r^fotfE:-•.:.-. -r^» ^1?^^ ' - " ' * -T > \ Bina. 5 .p«ed. forward Here's llial extra power you need to make (hose stubborn 2-plow jobs say "uncle." ll's the new Massey.Harris Modal "22" . . . willi a bigger, huskier. 1 cylinder engino. einoolh. quick-octmg biaVes, new grille styling . . . more power. mor» economy, mom lop notch Held performance. Plui ... a new hydraulic control--Deplh-o-ma!lc System Ihal holds implemonls lo Iheii work regardless of Held condilions. Come in and gel lha lacts. ment Co North Highway 61 Phone 2142

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