The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 3, 1952 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

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FRIDAY, OCT. t, 1WT BLTIKCTILLB (AMU COOMB* PAGE MINI FARM WEWB "» REVIEW White Grubs May Pose Serious Threat to Soil FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — White*. I grubs—already causing scattered . I damage over Arkansas—may become |B serious pest as the humus content the state's soils Is gradually | uilt up. f That's the opinion of a ^University Arkansas scientist, following an .xhaustivc study of the white grub u-oblem during the past few years, [He Is Dr. Floyd D. Miner, associate I entomologist with the Agricultural | Experiment Station. Several years ago. £>r. Miner be- Igaii a thorough study of the We I history of the prairie white grub I one of the most common species in I Arkansas. Results of the study, just [completed, indicate vvtfere the grub | problem may become seVrre. a"r! hat- control measures should be I most effective. Increase of yierma- I ncnt pastures may contribute to I the problem, he said. Dr. Miner found that white grub I adults feed on a wide variety of 1 plants. especially low-growing I weeds. Infestations are thus closely I related to idle land or weedy pas- I tures. he points out. Furthermore, 1 the adults prefer lo lay their eggs I in a soil with a dense turf or other (soil cover, rather than bare soil. I The fact that white grubs to date [have not caused much damage to 1 Arkansas pastures is probably due H.D. CLUB MEMOS ** Mrs. Gertrude B. Holim» (Dome Demonstration Afent) 1958 Winners The 1952 4-H county winners are acing selected now. 4-H record sheets have been mane to determine the u-lnners. Saturday their pictures will be made to go on the 4-H calendar. Mr. L. O. Nash, a 4-H booster, furnishes these calendars to each school and also to each county'wintter. Competition from Other Counties Did you know that there were 17 4-H entries In the fair and that 60 of these were from 4-Hers in Mississippi County and the others came from Crittenden County and Salem. Arkansas? We are glad lo have 4-Hers in other counties to take part in the fair. This friendly competition is sood for us. Cooperation Thfi home demonstration clubs in to the predominance of clay soils North Mississippi County recently I that are sticky when wet and bake I hard in hot. 'dry weather. Such I tolls 'limit .grub movement and ac- 1 tivity. Dr. Miner also found that ou::p Larvae apparently depend for | their food on fungi-growing on de- Vying organic matter in the soil. fmeEtations are, therefore, more I serious on soils with high organic | matter content. In the northern states, where I white grubs have long been a ma- I jor pest, control is accomplished by 1 means of crop rotations, carefully 1 worked out to take advantage of vulnerable stages in the insect's l-three-life cycle, according to Dr. Miner. Results of his study show I that control by crop rotation would 1 not be possible in Arkansas. Here, I the typical cycle lasts for only two ycnrsi with approximately enual 1 numbers of mature larvae each year, so that damage is liable to I occur annually. Also, It would not be feasible to control grubs by tak- 1 ing advantage of the adult's feeding habits, since they feed on an u:i- U'.ua'ly wide range of plants, most ..... donated 74 surprise gifts to be sold at the Livestock Show at Little Rock. The money is to be used for the 4-H House, fund. The throughout the state are working hard to reduce the debt that against ihis 4-H Girls' Dormitory, which is located nt Favettoville. Remember Your Promise How would you like to be promised a trio around the world? Suppose exciting plans have been made and the trio is only a few away. Suddenly a telephone call tells you, "Cancel your plans, we have changed our mind. You. can't a^e the trip." Promises are easy to make, but do we always fulfill them? A promised trin to the park or local playground does for'a four-year-old. Remember the nromises vou make to a child because he will. In return, remember the promises lie makes to you later. Teach by exam- Timbermen Seek Added Funds for Forest Fires LITTLE ROCK </P>—A group of timber industry leaders here this vroek discussed methods of obtaining additional funds for forest fire protection work In Arkansas. Primary consideration wns given to ways of rats ing a claimed $200,000 due in uncollcctcct timber severance taxes. It was suggested that additions! personnel be employed in the Slat Revenue Depart me tit and that tax man be assigned to each congressional district as a "roving ex- : atniner." No decision was made. | The tjmbcr severance t:ix ranges ' from 10 tents on 1,000 board feet j of dressed lumber to a fraction of: a cent on other forms- STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY 1HI iMIIICAN 01STI1LIHG, COMrAXT, INC. . PEKIX, III Summer Snowball Fight Held by Boy Scouts j EU&ABKTH. N. J. lift— Nineteen Boy Scoutu are back home from summer camp but still talking about their snowball fight. The boys found the 18-i"ch-decp snow on n hike from their summer camp at the Philmoiil Scout Ranch in Clmarron, N.M. The scouts litul difficulty In breathing the rarilicd atmosphere on the 12-mile ascent. Parents of the boys welcomed them home with a confetti shower and, a brass band. S. E. Mo. Duroc Breeders I'rescnl 53—REGISTERED DUROCS—53 , 37 Open Gilts & 16 Boars PUBLIC AUCTION Tuesday, Ocl. 1, 1052 Show 10:00 a.m. Sale 1:00 p.m. S1KESTON, MO. Clayton Mute Barn Farmers, If you want (o raise (rood hoss nf Hie profitable Duroc kind, here's your chance lo buy foundation stock ct Ret started with. Tn-o silts anil a bnar will start you with the very best Wood lines available, at prices Jim can well afford to pay. AUCTIONEERS: Beck & McCord Don Uimsclen. Pres. Parker Rowe, Sec'y Essex, Mo. Sikeston, Mo. SOUTHEAST MISSOURI DUROC BUF.EDF.RS, INC. IN THFIR HAY DAY Brilliant sunshine, a fleecy mountain of cloud and « pair of busy haymakers make this eye-catching picture. It shows Godfrey W. Shupitar, left, and his hired man, Jc* Vecherka on the former's farm near- Oxford, Iowa. No machines are used there on hay days" so this pile of hay atop an old-fashioned wagon a a scene out of the past. | of which porlance. have no economic im- Injury by grubs occurs most cprt- pie. Whether vour chiM has co^fi- dence In you cienend'; upon your f"i*>, trust and confidence In the ch'M. Your council and guidance are needed .end wanted. Youngsters have the. rifht ^o expect you to do I silently in the fall, although a short feeding period may also occur during the following spring, and | control by tillage during these pa! riods is possible. However,. proper timing of such cultural operations essential, depending on location Slid other factors. ' In his report on the study, Dr. diner concludes that the white grub problem In ArkeliRas is too variable to permit state-wide lions for control. Instead, where the problem is serious, cultural pro- , aoprcctale other peoole ceclures should be planned to meet J the wonder! and awe'of individual conditions .he believes. ' A detailed report on the study has just been published b' r !'-•• periment Station as Bulletin 521, "Biology, of the Prairia Wii r Grub." Anyone interested in the these things.— Answer pll nuestions as simply and as trutbfullv as von can. Teach them that life is always be-innine and always ending. Teach t^em the realities of life :—\>hat. Is true and what is mafce be'ieve. Show love by manners, attitude, ip^rest find sharing. . Prevent misunderstanding — give Make It easy to accent the new. enjoy faith and trust and have confidence in the other. Above all else, make your word good, regardless of the price. Cooks Better and Lasts Longer A clean range looks better, cooks better arid lasts longer than one allowed to ,gather grease, spilled foods, dust and rust. For full, even efficient "heat, cleanliness Is Important. Reflecting surfaces must be kept shining to do their Job of giving 'Loud Mouth' Invites Reds to Surrender SEREMBAN, Malaya (<P) — The Malayan government is making an attempt to contact Communist guerrillas who wish to surrender through "Loud Mouth," a mobile loudspeaker which roams the Jungle tracks and paths with a message of invitation. "Loud Mouth." a name coined by PowerB/ow-Up h Old Idea of Chinese TAIPER, Formosa (iff—It Chines engineers had their way four year ago, Allicd'planes never would hav hart to destroy the great Yalu powe plant recently. A former official ol the Manchur Ian electric ._ system Rays the en gfneers wanted to blow, up the whole Yalu power dam system when the Chinese Communists were \ WHEN * THE * OUTSIDE BECKONS Axitumn is a time for thos« final ouldopr d»y«. And a tim« for planning, also. Would you like tkis autumn t» fulfill your kome ownership plans? Slop in and talk with us arxml a modern horn* ham. sninin° to no tneir joo 01 giving ----- --- • . Oa j c umnese uommumsis were uvunim- off heat. A^lean range also Wlp-s I the rural popiUation teU 5 the Reds , Manchurla . H c says the en' lcd ° r U ' lcd the kitchen cler-.n nnd free of jcessary smoke and odors. Wipe up spills and spatter I o^Nceri^Semblian state.giving this promptly with a dry cloth or paper. | Grease comes off most easily when fresh and hot. Acid foods should never be left on because they may eat into er.r.n.cl surfaces or hasten they wl " not be ! "? b:u; < ° Tr ' c . I glneers' recommendations wore for- lf thcy "PP roiJch the un "' ^""f* I warded lo Nanking hut no reply c hein g showered over the jungles 4 , rom the gomment . his The Nationallst5 say the Rus5 , ans stripped two of the three power plants on the Yalu, leaving only the plant at Suiho, tlie one dc r enamel. Charred rarllc'.M on burners or problem can obtain a copy of the bulletin, free of charge, from his local county Extension office or from the Bulletin Office, University ol Arkansas College of Agriculture in Fnyette-viHe. Read Courier News Classified nature. Be an example yourself. Show respect at nil times. ! Demonstrate through every-day living the feeling of confidence In self and others. Be calm or poised. Listen carefully when he tells you he has done something wrong. Avoid being shocked. To trust yourself is to trust your child. Attaining and maintaining confidence begins at birth. Keep the door of communication open nl all times so thai the family wil heating units, or in the bottom of • ,fter the rusting or metal. Other foods may; (he oven may be reraove a af ch on until thcy are difficult to ] ctove cools ,; y brushing out. ove, without strenuous scouring. | To remove scorcheu-on gn TK. 127 SP h •vollobli wirt 10, 17, W-tool cultirg ptotform «r witS 10-foo pickup (ol l,ll>. The McCormick 127-SP puts YOU in command i 31 Forward Sp««dt-l »p«d forerwy crop and field ccmdWo*. You have a speed rmge of from \\ to 12V6 mph. ln(reoi«d fngin* Tower -Top-mounted, iH 6-cyllndef, yalve-in-hcad engine develops 49 hp. Eaiy-to-Reoch Control! give you poiitive control to in*ure fat, efficient combining. Hydroulkolly Controlled Platform gives yon Initinl currlng height adjustments up to 39W inches. Accurate Separator Adjurtm«nli give you quick settings fof tny grain or seed you want to combine. Come In today and get all Hi* d«tall> an Hi* 127-Sf I Delta Implements, Inc. 312 South 2nd Phone 6863 fetal and porcelain parts need frcciuent washing with To remove scorched-on grease -in of] ovens, ammonia helps. Apply with a stroyed by Allied bombers. Read Courier BLYTHEVILLE loth moistened in warm suds of p or detergent, but this should cloth or set a dish of ammonia in closed oven overnight to let the fumes loosen the soil. Then scour done only after the stove is coo!, lightly with a fine steel wool or wet cloth on a hot surface is a J fine scouring powder like whiting, zard to hands and may crack and wipe off. j Carload-Just Arrived! Yes, Sir! We've just received a carloadUf MASSEY-HARRIS Self-Propelled Combines. If you're planning to buy a self-propelled, you'll wont the most famous name in combines. . . MASSEY-HARRIS. Don't wait, come out to 61 IMPLEMENT CO. today! 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