The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 20, 1950 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 20, 1950
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MCE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JANUARY 20. 1950 ( AS*" i IT f* t . *siy-"'.^.f'.•:<••••,'.•.•.••••.•,, Farmer Gets Tip From 4-H Tests Club Demonstrations On Fertilizer Help Hike Cotton Yield W. A. Lewis of the Povty and Eight community todny is thanking his visit to a 4-H Club ferliliwr demonstration for Ills cotton crop success .last fall- He explained it this wny: Last year Mr. Lewis sat patiently and listened to 4-H demonstrations on "What is Fertilizer? Which is element most necciod in Mississippi County cotton productoin, nitrogen, phosphorus or potash; and How to Test Soils," County Agent Keith Biibrey ami explained (Imf he had never used fertilizer and trial he hud 40 acres of land that had produced only 20 bales the year before. H was toiifjh gumbo land and he asked "Do you think ferili/er would make n profit on that land? 11 He worked out a plan with his renter to follow the recommendation of applying 30-50 pounds of actual nitrogen per acre. Actually, slightly less than 200 pounds of ammonium nitrate and about 60 pounds actual nitrogen per acre was applied. What was the result? This week Mr. Lewis reported that 35 acres produced 50 bales this year. Mr. Lewis Is one of more than R score of North Mississippi County farmers who agreed to conduct a fertilizer lest and demonstration last • year in cooperation with cxrtmtj agents, and vocational teachers aii then make the results available all farmers. But other fanners couldn't wa for the results. "They came lo set? the crop all summer and wanted to know what we had done to lt,"- Mr. Lewis said. Missco Farmer Finds Fescue is Good as Pasture E, S. Mnlllns, farmer of near Blytheville, has his own answer to Iho pasture problem In North Mississippi County, It'.s Kentucky Fescue. In September of 19-18 Mr, Mulllns conferred with County Agent Keith BiVorey on the possibilities ot Kentucky Fescue for pasture. A month later he sowed fescue on three acres of low, wet pasture that previously had produced only while clover successfully. Today, Mr. Mullins has a fine, green, pasture here in tlu: middle ol January and he has listed the following advantages: Fescue forms a sod, permitting more firming during wet weather. It stays green all winter and wa*i itke other grasses. It can stand tremendous amounts of water nnri v:ct land and rc-sceds, along with wlillcr clover, thus eliminating annual seeding cost.s and trouble. Mr. Mullins now plans to enlart-c the pasture and maybe save lend for further expansion. Mr. Bllbrcy is surest I UK tha 1 , any farmer interested in est3blIshin« pa&iurps visit Mr, MuHins and make a personal appraisal. 'It. looks t;cml to me " he said. Fire. Destroys Lodge On Ldfce of the Qzarks IiAKE OZARK. Mo., Jan, 20. (/TV- Arrowhead Lodge, a resort hotel near here on the Lake of the Ozarks, was destroyed by fire yesterday. The State Highway Patrol snld there WHS no one Injured in the blaze. The widely-known hotel was occupied by only Fwe persons, including-one guest. A tunnel under Mt. Blanc is being: built "i that will shorten the Rome^PaHs route by 107 miles. Emphasis, Name Of 4-H Electric Program Changed J nnouncemenl has been made oE hange in empluisis in the 4-H trie program, which in 1950 will known as the 4-H Farm ttml :ie Electric I'vogiam, uccovding ,„ -he National 4-H committee. With the change of name, the program will encourage move boy.s and girls to study and plun liow to use electricity, and to .demonstrate what electrical equipment they have made, adjusted, repaired and installed There will be no changes In awards, o_r clonqr, which is the West-* Educational Foundation. Awards comprise gold-filled medals, trips to the National 4-H Club Congress, Chicago, ant six $300 college scholarships to county, s>latfi nrul national winners respectively. A merit ptaciue will be awarded to the county reporting the mo.<>< outstanding 4-H Farm and Home program in the state this year. LATEST STV(J-K) FOR 1'OKKKKS—These fat and happy porkers on a farm in St. Barr j are enjoyinn (he latest in mmicl bousing lor swine—the "pigloos". Built of aluminum alloys, lovo] sties are well ventilated, well lighted and draft-proof. Arkansas' 1950 Rice Crop to be 339,639 Acres WASHINGTON. Jan, 20. (VP) — Arkansas rice growers will plant- a litlu less in i960 than they did last year. The Agriculture Department, which Ls controlling rice production this year, has allotted ;O9,fi39 acres to be planted In that crop In Arkansas, Last year rice was planted on 353,200 Arkansas acres The 194549 average planting in the .slate was 405.000 acres. Certain concessions are to be made for new rice farmers—since allotments are based oil past production. The Agriculture Department .said there might he a surplus of rice growers produce le-ss this year. Louisiana received the biggest acreage allotment—557,871. The only other state witn a larger allotment than Arkansas is Tcxus, with ±r. 020 acres. The Greek historian Thucydidci tells of eruptions of Mt.' Elrm a; early as the eighth century H.C. WHAT IS THE s FARM BUREAU? -* . , i An O rg a n i z a ti o n of Farmers — For Farmers — To do What Farmers Want Done The Voice For Agriculture o Farm Bureau is the farmers' organization. Representing the entire national farm population, Farm Bureau acts a* a clearing house for agriculti^^k It is the true spokesman fo^^Bec, independent, unfettered^Kamzation °f fanners. ^ f A seH-Hnanced organization, it is not in any form or fashion a government agency. Its prime and only purpose is to serve the membership it represents in the most efficient manner possible. JOIN NOW MISSISSIPPI COUNTY FARM BUREAU JOIN NOW 11= Mrs. Hattic canuvtiy, Tl, form U. S. Sennloi 1 from Atkumns, r nifiined in a .serious condition torl ill Oeorge Washington Univcrs Huspitnl, her pliy.slrlan sal'd. M Caraway, who became ill ,Inn. sliffci-erl a .stroke yesterday, Dr. Leo ' 1 Brown said. :arly Start Indoors is Heeded c or Slow Growing Vegetables Whether to sow seeds of vcKeta-* , ties direct in the garden, or set out Remains Seriously III ilants may piHalc begin tun L; gar-j teners. | WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. {/T Most of them decide it by .sowing [heel varieties which are harrly, :row rapidly, and mature early, rtiile tliey set- out planU of tender 'nriclie.s, which nmture slowly and could not be sown direttly outdoors mtil danger of frost Ls over. Tomatoes, peppers and eggplant ire given an enrly start, under pro- ection, over mast ol the country, that their rmvvesl may begin weeks earlier than wonlti be possi- )!e wit>i soed sown directly rut- [ ioors. Cauliilowcr, which must ma- { ,ure before hot-weather, is | started in this wny, as well a.s early j cabbage, broccoli, ami fretivieulH' i {Ohlrnbi. For late harvests, bow- | ever, ail these are sown in the gar- ' den. Handir;ips in Tr»t>si)lantiii^ For most other vegetables, little , ... gained by setting out plants, except in cases \vhere it might be rlif- ficiilt to start .seedlings. This may be true in localities of heavy -soil and low rainfall, and in all sections dining hot weather. There are handicaps in transplanting, which should be considered. Whenever a plant is moved from one location to unolhcr, it suffers a .shock, and growth stands still until it recovers, and Eicijusts itself to the new location. A certain percent i\ge of loss may be expected, and unless transplanting conditions are favorable, and hantlling skillful, the gain in the harvest may be less t.han was expected. Some Seeds Grow Faster Many market gardeners find that late tomatoes grown from seed sown in the garden, and never moved, will grow faster anil more vigorously than plants which are started un- gardcn. While the transplants der protection, atiti ,set out in tlie lially bear first, the direct seeded plants tire often not many days behind. BuL for early tomatoes, crib broccoli and cauliflower, and for such slow maturing plants as pepper and eggplant, most amateurs will find It wise to start their plants under protection, and move them | carefully lo the garden when H is I safe, in order that the harvest- of \ "(mien-fresh footl may begin a few i weeks earlier. •lollywood Continued from IMge g reaction since the of That Midnight Kiss" The film layeci uvo weeks in Rome, N. Y.. id liien the Uieatcr manager re- elvetl a petition signed toy 1000 ^bby-soxcrs demanding that he ay the film for two more weeks. e did. IAV. 1'I.AY DlSKAf.l.l Jose Ferrer is now first choice or the role of Disraeli In Ted Bon- 'et's "The Miullark," which Zan- ck will bring to the screen in 1U50. * » • PrccIUIum: That Lucille Ball TV how will hil home screens ivilhln he next fiv onlJls. • * • U-I'.s talkins-mnte movie. "Franis." tins .started a wave of gags. Best to date: Last year they gave i Oscar to .Jane Wyinan who did- i't talk in "Johnny Belinda." This •car llvy may give on? to a mule iO dties. Head ConrlL-r Ncv-s Want Ads Concrete Culvert Tile Si/c.s U1J to 36 in. Corrugated Metal Culverts Sues up tit 84 (n. Alltnninlir Klorid finles Concrclo Spplic Tanks Melal Seplic Tanks Suwcr '1'ilc Res'. Prices We Deliver A.H.WEBB IMgiitvnv fil 31 Slate Lint 1'lioiiR 714 pCT IJie fact* on low»* • I rosi farm financing . . • reml liow lo save u- 31 h l h c Fa r m Income Privilege, be s*ft with lh« Prepayment Reserve. Ask us for -lliis new booklet prepared by the. leader In the field, The Equitable IJfe A.s*ura»r* SUwwtir- TERRY ABSTRACT & REALTY CO. 213 W. Walnut Phone 2381 lilylheville President Is Assured [Of Rules Change Defeat WASHINGTON. Jan. 19 sidrtit Truman said today he has | assurances that the administration can beat a proposed House Rides change that might bottle up the KEPC hill. I The President told his news conference that hi.s Information came ! einlipr in the day from Chairman i S.ibalh (D-llli of the House Rules Committee. He said he called Sabath to the White this morning for a conference and the chairman assured him he had the voles to defeat the resolution for repeal of the so-called 21-day rule. Truman to Back Lucas WASHINGTON. Jan. 20 W— Pre- President Truman said today he will lake the stump for re-election of Senator Lucas of Illinois If hi.s efforts are wanted and needed. 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Transmission, steering . .. everything is designed lot efficient service, With this new Ford Tractor, you won't need us often but when you do, you'll like our work. We service all Ford Tractors, and Dearborn Farm Equipment, with genuine parts. Russell Phillips Tractor Co. f Inc. ALI,?;N HARDIN, Manager Highway 61 Smith lilylheville RUSSELL PHILLIPS TRACTOR CO I.KACHVIU.B, ARK. J. A. DAVIS, Mgr. East Main Blyfhcvill In England It's the Chemist Shop In France It's the Apothecary Shop In Blythcville It's BARNEY'S SD T R O U R G E For Expert Prescription Service -Master Plumber- JORDAN PLUMBING COMPANY, Inc. All Work Guaranteed For 12 Montlis 1 531 f f>h Norlh 10(h. hone 6001 KEROSENE and FUEL OIL G.O.PoetzOilCo. Phone 2089 CHERBOftBP CHUCIOES • from Your Purina Dealer MILK PRODUCTION LAG CHECKERBOARD BAG... -III! Ilij THERE'S LOTS OF MILK M liw Purina Research builds into Purina Milking Chows whal it takes to make lots of milk and make it economically. 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