The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 1, 1950 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 1, 1950
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER I, 1950 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE MINK Power Farming Increase in Ul (fed by Expert Horsepower in Farm Equipment Hits New High; Up 53 Percent UTTLE ROCK, Sept. 1—Power farming I* better prepared now to meet the demands of * national emergency than at any time In history. Tills statement was made yesterday by W. S, Kotch of Magnolia Petroleum Company, state chairman of the oil Industry Information Committee, commenting on an American Petroleum Institute report on mechanized farming. The newest estimate, Kotch said, is that horsepower in farm equipment is at a record high of 760,000,000, which Is 53 percent higher than at the beginning of world War II. Even thts figure does not fully measure the gains In power farm- Ing, he pointed tul, since tractors and trucks, the most essential agricultural power units, have more than doubled since 1941. More Acres Available The most significant fact about State's Turkey Trap Registers Increase Get higher prices for cleaner cotton A record number o{ turkeys — 85,000 — are being raised in Aransas this year, according to the r e<teral-State Crop Reporting Serv- ce. The 1950 turkey crop Is 13, per ent larger than the previous rec- rd of 165,000 raised last year. Farmers In the United States are alsing a record crop of 44,550,000 urkeys this year, the Service said. This Is six per cent more than last nar and one per cent above the previous peak production of IMS. This 'is the second year turkey production has Increased since the irofitable small crop or 32,000,000 n 1048. which brought the highest prices on record. Turkey production If above' that ot last year in all regions of the country except the west, where production Is down seven per cent, th« Service said. •'• Do*! gives thorough penetration of plants for uniform coverage • Hotter)* maturity • Reduces losses from boll rot •Speeds op hand and mechanical picking • Minimizes trash.and green leaf stain • Produces batter germinating seed in wet seasons - * <»«** Mi* good cotton out early for HIGH PRICES AT THE GINJ S*« your »vpp/i*r, or wr#« i™4*^t A ME RICA /v {jMinamld CUM PA A' v Ajli.ll.,.1 ChMlcoh Dtvktcn i«r «•«*«,, turn Rack, A*. A major enemy of nursery stoci to the northeastern states is the grub of the white-fringed beetle. farm mechanization, in view of the current International situation, Kotch said, i s the [act that the change from animal to mechanical power during the past 10'years has made 20 million additional acres available for growing food for human consumption. This gain is exclusive of increased productive capacities and labor-saving effected by mechanization. The oil spokesman cited over 100 new farm Jobs which have been taken over by power.units, In addition to ordinary field uses. Further, he said, they.have made possible contouring, listing, grassing, stubble mulching, and some 50 other soil conservation practices which were Impractical with animal power, War Record Cited During World War 1!, in face of the loss of five million farm laborers to the ermert forces and defense industries, farmers still broke all existing production records through Use of mechanical power, the chairman said. With oil products needed increasingly to power-farm the soil, the nation's agricultural position is further strengthened by gains In productive and refining capacities of our domestic oil Industry, he emphasized. He cited a recent statement by Prank M. Porter, API president, pointing out that U. S. crude production capacity has been Increased 27 percent since 1945. that refining capacity 1« up 31 percent and proved crude oil reserves ar* up 24 percent. HARVEST DAYS Pre-Fall Bargains in Every Dept. Free Parking in Rear of Store Lowest Price—Best Quality! 3-1N-1 ASPHALT SHINGLES ««. 2.39 * Full Thickneo Rag Fibre Bite Pure Aiphalr Saturant andCoatinf Genuine Vermont Slate Granules Choice of Non-Fading Colon Guaranteed for 10 Yean Against Blistering or loss of Granule* 72-in. POULTRY KENCE Heavyweight 10-RodRolI Chick - tight, bottom spacing; 6-ln. stays. 11-ga. top and bottom wires; 14'J-ga. filler. 60" heights available. 14.88 *J I * HANDY PICK-UP CART For Lawn mnd Garden Tilts down to ground for loading—no heavy lifting. Holds 2?;-cu. ft. Braced, all-steel construction. Rubber tires. SUPER ROOF SAVER Regular 2.S9 5-fIidlon can Pills and seals cracks—forms » watertight, weathertight surface. Makes old roofs like new! Easy to apply yourself. 100% FORMULA HOUSE PAINT Famout for Quality p«r Cal. in 5'« Builder's Nails 10- Lbs. 8 to 30-pcnny sizes. Buy and save Also available In keg lots. Save now I JIM BROWN 26 Inch Boys or Girls ' BICYCLE 980 FILM CLASS Tdeal glass sub- 3 1 i t u t c for many uses. 36" wide rolls. Cut with scissors. ASPHALT FELT 2.95 .,,, IS « 30-lb. (toll .4 Kor sheathinjr " or siding. Rag 5 felt base, »»•4 phalt ntur^t Jimfinwa ^f TOWN ^LJ t counmt siont 105 WEST MAIN STREET, BLYTHEVILLE 5*8 Open Sat. 'ril 9 Stock Owners L/rgecf to Keep *onds Clean COW-TO-CONSUMER—Tabby, the barnyard cat at Statesville, N. C., talics hers straight—straight from the cow, that is. Nancy Mason is the pretty dairy maid v.'ho's giving Tabby the direct service, eliminating all middlemen. Instructor Named At Arkansas Tech RUSSELLVILLE,, Ark,, Sept. 1— Stanley O. Glllespie of Tollesbaro, Ky., has been employed as Instructor In animal husbandry in the Division of Agriculture at Arkansas Polytechnic College. Mr. Gillespie will replace Charles M. Thompson, who Is going to Oklahoma A and M to continue his graduate work. Mr. Thompson has a teaching fellowship In the agriculture school there. Graduating from Tollesbcrc High School, Mr. Gillespie later attended to the University of Kentucky for both hii bachelor and master of science degrees. He will be?ln his duties at Artansaj Tech today. NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION IN SHAWNEK SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. Ill OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS Notice is hereby given that the annual school election in the above named District will be held on September 26. 1950, for the following purposes: The election of a member of the The election of one director for a term of 5 years. To submit the question of voting a total school tax of 30 mill*, u set out In the Did- trlct'a budget, which shall include, In addition to the mill age for the operation and maintenance of the schools and for the payment of the principal and interest of outstanding bond issuer, & continuing building fund millage tax of 2 mills, to be voted for the purpose of paying the principal and interest of a. proposed bond issue of $40,000, to be Issued for the purpose of erecting and equipping new tchool buildings and to repair and Improve present school buildings. Said bond Issue will run for approximately 25 years. In addition to the millage above recited, the Issue will be secured by a pledge of the surplus derived each year from a building fund .tax of IOW mllLi through the year 1968 and (hereafter 9 mills voted for the District's bond issues dated November 1, 1941 and May 1. 1947 and which, il the proposed mill- . age Is approved, will be continued until the payment of all the principal and interest of the proposed new bond Issue. Any surplus revenue from the building fund millage, after the payment of principal and interest of the bonds maturing that year and providing for the next si months' Interest on all outstanding bonds, may bo used by the District JOT any other school purpose. The polls will open at 8:00 o'cloc A.M. and will close at 6:30 o'cloc P. M. on September 26. 1950, at ih following polling places' In the Dis trict, to-wlt: Shawnce High schoo RIVEN this 21 day of August, 950. John Mnyes, County Supervise W. Berryman, County Sherlf 8)25-9 j 1 LITTLE ROOK, Ark., Aug. 25.— Hake sure that rnrm ponds do not become reservoirs of livestock diseases during summer dry spells, Iveslock owners were advised yes- An Ammlan Foundation for Animal Health bulletin points out lhat .ow water levels nnrt contunlna- llon o[ farm pomls may cause much sickness among farm animals and bring heavy losses to the owner. "Stale pond water may bring about, or intensify, coccltltosls, sto- j mach and nodular worms, mouth i sores, algae poisoning and scours," ; the bulletin says. "This happens 50 oricn (hat veterinarians sometimes refer to th»se problems as 'state pond disease'." Another dangerous condition arises when shorelines recede due to lower water lavels. Foundation authorities said. Cnttle walk tn the soft mud. leaving holes and sharp ridges which laler harden when exposed to the sun and »ir, "Veterinarians h»vt round this washboard' ground Ls a serious hazard to the animals' feet," the bulletin s»td. "It may wslly c«use cuts and bruises. Gernu lurk In stagnant water, thus J«lr0n» entrance to cause 'foul foot.' "Livestock raisers «r» «trongly advised to either fence off pondt or remove cattle when water leveU drop, or when scum on the surfac* Indicates that ponds are becoming stale. "This simple precaution may t»v» Hver.tock owners a heavy toll of dead and diseased animals," th« bulletin cnld. wifm AWAV WITH ATLACIDE Ml SAFII CHI01 AH KILLS JOHNSON GRASS, BERMUDA °nd many other grots** and weeds. Destroys we«d roots . . . prevents regrowlh. In convenient powder form; easy to mix for Sis* as a spray. E. C. Robinson Lbr. Co. COMfi/NE Sold by Jack Robinson Imp, Co. BLYTHEVILLE, ARK Will Harvest Your Soybeans Under the Roughest of Conditions! Come In and See Us Today Jack Robinson Imp. Co East Main I Bl y th'evill« IT'S HERE...NOW! Revolutionary New NORGE REFRIGERATOR Here . .. now! The rcfrigentor with the super frcc/er you've waiced for! A roomy . .. handy ... tcross-the-top freeier with a BIG DlFFERENCE. Thankl to > brjllijnt NOHGE engineering ad- Tance, it will itot iwe*t itt hot or humid wtathtr . . . will not 1« frozen foodi or ic« cubei g« •luck together. Definitely the refrigerator news of the year! Come in-let ui show you the miny reasons whyl At a New Low Price Low Down Payment Nowhere BstTtm Combination of Features! FULL-WIDTH FREEZER atroit tU lop ... k*.pi 3) poundi fiextn *t»ra9« al 11" b*(ew fr»*iing Sw*at- praef—fa«dt, k» cub«« will n«t iticfc log»th»r. Door sp*ni dttwn—mak*« harWy l«idinfl-un[aading tabU. COLD 5HELF-Mo« fr**i.,- .t ot .. froitn d* xiladi. Pf«du«M 54. k* cut>»«. ADJUSTABLE SHEWING-arrang** to iult your r*- quTremvntt. N«arl/ 16 »quci« f*#t of ipcx*. quantity of fiurt* onrf CRISPER DRAWER k*«pt VrgetobUi 94 rd*n-f i «th. THTABIN o1 bottom of iht NOXGE far fcond/ • to rag* of m*tf-u»W boltfti, cam end ROLLMORS' COLDMAKER medianlim-onl/ 3 moving pa,] i . . . til«nt 01 a uiowflak* . . . batkid by 5-Yt«i Prolvttlon Plan. Come See TODAY! HARDWARE CO. Inc. HOMf Of FAMOUS BffAMDS I I2G W. MAIN ST PHONE SIS SEE THE FEATURES OF AMERICAS FINEST HOME APPUANCK" M fs!l mit ill) •n l!ll!l lilll g in IB i in CHECKERBOARD CHUCKLES- From Your Purina Dealer mi HI RI nn I 1 !!! \® H I JHI M ttl 111! THAT JAR LOOKS BETTER TOO! SHE LOOKS HAPPIER THIS MONTH GUESS sfie'u ) YEAH,WE'RE KEEP us XSHELUN' OUT AFTER ALL / EGGS AT LOWER COST ON PURINA | FIGURE MY FEED COST IS DOWN ALMOST 5$ A DOZEN EGSS SINCE ll*\ FEEDING PURINA SAVf UP TO i? FEED COST PER POZEN IGGi On many farms il lakes al least 6 to 6'/2 Ibs. of [eed to produce a dozen eggs. Good (armors on the Purina Plan do il on 5 lo 5'/2 Ibs. Thai's 5if worth of feed saved. Why not see for yourself. L K, Ashcratt COMPANY Railroad & Chtrry 4493—Telephone—4<193

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