The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 24, 1952 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 24, 1952
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Cotton Arkansas' Most Valued Crop As Beef Raising Grows in 3 Years $?* By HAROLD HART LITTLE ROCK Oft — Arkansas baa made tremendous strides In three abort years of raising beef eows. - i-^»*il!r» h S ?" n ralsln « them """-a*. *na inai Jed all othe longer than that, of course, but states In this respect as th» na and take notice. The beef coV population in Ark anus increased 75 per cent during And that led all othe CoW Weather General on State Farms, Weekly Agri Report Soys LITTLE ROCK W>—Cold weather was limited to no one particular •rea but generally enveloped the rtate, fhe Agricultural Extension Service said in this week's crop rei port. , , • The coldest weather of the season occurred over the state early in the week, Little Rock having a record low for'so early in the season of W. . The highest.for the" week was an •9 at Arktdelphis'last Tuesday and the lowest was 21 at Batesvllle yesterday. v Excellent 'progress waa made In harvesting cotton, rice, soybeans, , corn, sorghums and other late maturing crops as ' the state experienced another week of dry weather. Tha agency said killing frosts on October 15 and 16 did some damage to late cotton, rice and lespe d«a being left' for a seed crop. The continued dry weather was ideal for harvest but was unfavorable for fall grains and cover crop" as well as ^stures. Cattle are losing weight'ln many areas. , Cotton picking continued at a rapid pace and two-thirds or Wore of the crop has been picked. Rice harvest also Is well along In all areas and will be completed In a short time barring unfavorable weather. Combining of the main crop Ogden soybeans is in full swing, with yields somewhat better 3 than expected. Corn and grain sorghums are being harvested at a good rate. Low yields are reported for most localities. U.of A. Holds Fertilizer School FAYETTEViLLE — A one-day "fertilizer school" was held at the University of Arkansas College of_ Agriculture last Tuesday,for representatives of "fertilizer 'manufacturers. ,Dr. ,R. I,. Beacher, associate professor of agronomy, was in charge of the event. A similar meeting held at the University, last fall was attended by nearly 75. fertilizer men from Arkansas and neighboring states This year's school was arranged In response from those attending for another training session Dr Beacher stales. . Aims of the school are to ac-' quaint the fertilizer representatives aith latest findings of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station, and also to call attention to, the so-called "hidden effects" of fertilization; that is, changes In general soil fertility, nutritional quality of plants, disease resistance. etc.-"Increased yields are nof the only results of fertilizer usage," Dr. Beacher points out. ^rfr Decorator- Designed Sidewafls 4 • \ \ , . I T2«2 **« *»l am, Jeelinqd prid* and »cur% artet you"*, WnppW jpw hoa. ta fc. optima,,, p.ofcefi,. ^'^ ^ ^ ^^ . g, . M», way to ,rr» old hou»e« &a( curtom-rtyled look, come* in „«,,' • t»ro^onedcolo« and h* « rick AalM-textur.. It^i, i^ultad tight ore, ,«, i... Acto of few colon. Fira-p ni "" ••W «* • »oo»ethn» lo make year bora* look Bn E.C ROBINSON LUMBER CO 319 W. Ash Phon,4551 cent. The publication "1W1 Agricultural BtatUtlcs for Arkansas" «ay. beef cows op Arkansas farms totaled 330,000-Jn January, 1KJ. That compared _ to only 1«,000 1» Jan- , rel la MM* ValuM* The. summary comes up with a number at other Interesting Kg for Instance: Cotton brought la tm million u, 1M1- m>kln * " U« moat valuable crop to Arkansas farmers. Livestock was the second money crop, returning the farmers K02 millions. Broilers were third with ,,, m U Oft! ' sntl rlc « Brought «45 (millions Into the farmers' Docket* Seven Hit Rice Jarkpvt • Seven counties in southwest Ark- insas figure to hit a jackpot of ibout *20 million in rice this year. The counties of Lonoke, Ashley Desna, Arkansas. Drew, Jefferson and Lincoln have Just about finished the 1952 rice harvest arid they are looking to a ID-million bushel crop. Ironically enough, the heavier buckshot soil now found so Ideally suited to^ rice growing in that area had almost become a liability because it could not be 'adapted to row crops. ' It's easier now for farmers to obtain a loan on their cotton and redeem it under the Cotton Loan Program for 1952. Among other things, banks In all cotton producing counties of the stale have been approved as lend- ng agencies. And, says J. L. Wright, chairman of the Production and Marketing Administration state committee, cotton firms have been approved as loan disbursing representatives and all county PMA offices are prepared to make loans. a farmer need to do to get his cotton In the loan," Wr 1 - 1 -' Ho» to' Get A Loan says, "is to lake his warehouse receipts and class cards to his hank or the count}- PMA'-of/lce and as soon as the loan papers are filled out and the warehouse cu man signs the warehouseman's X, certificate, he can get his money.' Loan rates in-Arkansas this year vary from a high of 31.98 cents at West Memphis to a low of 31.89 H.D, CLUB MOWS , AtrieuMw, >, We nes-er know how far an idea is going « hen something U d«mbn- •trated to a 4-H leader or * 4-H Club member. An ««mple of that U ilhlttnted In Betty Webb's story of the nylon corsages. "* Club 0* the Armo- One day the home --. . .. „,„„ ^ llc aK y ^^ home demonstration agent showed the leader of the club, Mr« T R w«t •on, how to make nylon"»'rsa««. She In turn showed her 4-H girls. After seeing the, demonstration Betty went home and showed her mother and crippled sister what she had learned in the 4-H club. They, being anxious to do something to pass the time away and With hopeful hearts of being able to make a little money, rtarted working,on the new craft. They sent the first ones to Betty s sisters who .re -working In a lactory in Chicago, The Klrls mil'"* lh ' m te t! "' eir frierd ' and Webb family. Old nylon hose »ere «ent from Chicago along with a message "make all you'can — csn sen all of them". To date Bettv'and her family have sold over 300 corsages at one dollar each and orders an stll coming in. Betty has made money with other •aft articles such as braiding rtigs afcing aluminum toys, copper pictures buck weaving, etc. She is the county winner In handicraft for 1952. _, ^^^ ~> -^^^^^===^^™S On Missco Farms *7 Couty A tent Keilb J. Bilbre; Mlasiitlppl county »as the '• . . «oybean' producing county In the United States last year. You produced 2,896,000 bush- Jfj If I8SI - ' °h»mpalgn County, Illinois, was first with 3,948,400 bushels. ' Shortly after I came here In 1843, your county ranked 10th in The Observe UN Week county council or Rome n the western ipart of the state for middling" white 15-16 inch cot ton. s ' Loans are available through April M, 1953 .—They ma lure-on July SI, 1953. but are callable on demand. The loans'draw annual interest of three and a half per cent, , Misaco Yield Good Joe C Harciin of Orady, president of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Pederation, says farmers will be encouraged to: present their ideas on all program and projects of the Sureau at that group's convention n Little Rock, Nov. 23-25... The 0,000 to 45.000 acres of soybeans n north Mississippi County is expected to make an excellent yield again thi» year ... one application of toxaphene or»chlordane ' is reported to be enough to control lice - beef 'cattle.' U.S. Farm Assets Still on Increase WASHINGTON fin — Asset* of American farmen are still going up —but at a slower rate than during the last two yeara. The Agriculture Department said today their total a««et»—valued at current price* «nd Including the financial aaKts—*re 'expected to reach »1W,100,000.000 by next Jan, 1. This would be ] per cent above he valuation for Jan. I, 1952, eom- >ared with increase* of a per cent n 1950 and • per cent in 1991. Yes, tr« newjohn Deere No. ? Power- Driiren Stalk Cutler is h«e, readf for yoor inipecdon. Corn* in and look it over. " i. • • •This'ttiirdjr, efficient machine cuts and completely shreds stallcj—(wo rows at t rime—and *pread» them evenly on th'e *«Id. It Icavei the ground in better coo- dinoo for clean plowing, aids in corn borer control, and helps to rebuild the • »o«l fatter because shredded stalks decay fairer dtaa whole talks when mrned •od*r. - * -, Hydrulically controlled, the No. 5 •oann qucidy OB tb« Joho Deere Model ,"A" or "G" Tractor. See'fi sooo. -„ m _ ^ ._ ^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^ Model ,"A" or "G" Tractor. See'fi joe MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO e »t »J'_E «. .... ' * , ^^^ South Highway 61 JOHN DEERE .. o ome Demonstration Clubs .observed United Nations week Thes'day night with a program in the women's ejhibit building at the f.irgrounS, Mrs. Tom Kennett led the grain •ilnginv. The devotional «as given by Mrs. Roy Thomas. Others an- pearin* on the program «ere Mrs Sr «P«. who gave an article on ni Ca ' to e **P »•»« I" the Iron Helen Carr China". Mrs. a talk on a "Hole Curtain" and Mrs. film on Arr During the noon hour , food dishes were served from Ittractivelv decorated tables renre- wntlng those countries. ; Articles . . ces rom those countries nere displayed for every one to see. Mrs. Harvey Parrlsh from Armorel furnished ^ lovely chest made from campfior twood- tnat ner £•„ had sent back from Korea she served chop suey to the gu'esta Mrs Roy Thomas of the Leach- •llle club served fun , nd rice from the Jaoaneae table which was very attractive *ith pictures and other souvenir, from the old country. Mrs Lou Thompso nseryed tamala pie and, a kidney vean' casserole with meat halK , """'= « '» Time Tn— 1. Plan a family night 2 Gather in tomatoes Just before frost; •*•"• 3. Treat peach trees for borerj 4. Give the lawn a final mowfiig 5. Dig gladioli bulbs. t FumlgaV bean • and pen seed " 1 d « ulfi de to destroy ta Panning 8. Remove and destroy plant refuse from- bean poles and tomato nates., it hirpa prevent 'plant dis- Senath Girl Takes Award Sean.Agricultur* Scholarships Listed Winners of 10 frenhman scholarships at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture awarded by Jie_ Sears-Roebuck Foundation for the 195J-53 school ye« r have been All of the scholarships are forest) each except three and they sre for *75. Winners are selected on the ba- »ta of high school grades, leader- it ch « r »«*er M><» financial need. The five girls are: N.ricy.cheno- eth, Lathrop; NeW» Mae Dalton. Delta Yvonne Janet Krueger Bates City; Bis»beth Ann SUughter, Sen»th; and Elisabeth ,Wteters, Belte The » boys are: Harold R. Backet, Vienna;-Billy D. Barry, kaho- «; Te*. Maurtc* Ben, Liberty; J»me« Bdwmrtf .Breulle, Watsxm- William • Richard Brown Osceola' William Clayton' Brace, Lucerne;' •*roy Delea - Dernier, Columbia- Larry D. Dingui, Appleton City; Harry Allen m r . CoUei* Mound; John Vincent Olddens, Agency Wm. Hamilton . Gordon, Rothwell; James Duvtd Oraber. Pierce City- James Edward Hertwg, L«', summit; Enrin E. KUs*. Poley; jack i, P»Hs; Alexander Charles .. Sfark City; Cl.yton Lee Menefee, Pulton; Ernest *. Miller. Kk and; John Melyin Reeves, West Plains; Deari Ronald Shideler, Lisle- Paul Raymond Taylor, CKttwville: HarUn Jerome True, Craig; currol X Vowels, Charleston;.Charle, M. Williams, Salisbury; and Charles R Ocker, Cameron. True was an alternate and will use a »75 scholarship the first semester due to the f.ct that Reeves can not attend school due to an In- Jury until th« wcond semester. CTiarle. R. Ockw, Cmmwon, WM recommended for * »TJ »choUrshlp which reprrienta the unuwd por- lon of a Sears Srhni.™vi, wn , ch Visitors Study Agri At University PAYETTEVILLE - Representatives of the Philippine Ijlands anrt the Republic of Panama are attending the University of Arkansas during the 1952-53 school year under the sponsorship of the Mutual Security Agency and the Point IV program Their study was part of the program of technical training in agriculture which, tlie United Slates Is extending to other countries. Constantino Derecho and Perico Arcedo, the two .visitors froin the Philippine Islands, are. carrying on graduate «ork towards a Master of^Science degree at the University Both are members of the staff of the Central Luzon Agricultural College of the Philippines, where Mr Derecho is principal and Mr. Ar«do is head of.the Department of Agronomy. Both are graduates of the University of the Philippines. , Mr. Derecho Is majoring In vocat tional agricultural education at the University. He Is primarily interested In studying the latest rievel- ^opments In administration, methods, and supervision at the secondary school level H« believes such Information should be of value to the Republic of the Philippines In developing a higher level of efficiency in vocational agricultural education. Mr. Arcedo is also majoring In vocational agricultural education,-but in addition is taking work in fhe fields of agronomy and farm management. The Department of slate^ through Its Point IV program, is sponsoring the,study of Heraclio A Lombardo, .of the Republic of Panama. Mr. Lombardo has been employed as auditor in the Office of the Centraloria General of'the Republic^ He has had file years of training in business and economics at the University of Panama, 'and studied economics forgone year «t the University of Washington".- At the University of Arkansas he is obtaining basic training in the field of. applied agricultural economics He will also observe the operation of Extension •'' Service programs while in Arkansas, ?o that he may provide • leadership In both these fields on his return to Panama. Dog to Rescue •WATROUS, Canada W}—A registered St. Bernard pup from kennels here has been shipped to a mountain ski' report in Chile, to be trained for rescue of lost sportsmen This-is .'trie first such shipment, to South America.' Secretary last year. Sears-Roebuck Scholarships are cash awards which the student will use In attending the College of Agriculture. These students are mnjor- ing in agriculture, forestry, pre-vet- erlruiry medicine, and home eco, nomlcs. ' v. soybean production In the United Stat,,, see why I talk soybean, «, Take "Smartening" Pill Jim Smothermnn is selling his soybeans for $2 82 per bushel, while most of the other farmers are taking less. When someone ,asked Jim How come," he amused me with Ills answer: ''I tooic a-smartnlng pill and sold my beans on a futures contract during the summer." Now, while'you have jome money why don t you take a smartening Pill by subscribing to some good farm magazines? I would recommend the Soybean Digest to every so\bean grower.. The first "Southern" edition of Farm .Journal" w as off the nr le't week, nnd it's a "dillle." Sl'crcvjfillPjirmtn,; I, „ ren | tarm m-gaztne. Thp Proore^sive Farmer Is alttavs good, and there are sev- ,eral others. Other FirmfM I know lome other fn>m«rs that sold sovbeans on the "futures' market like Jim Smotherman. Thej arc John Cniidill of Millfean Rldse Russell Gill of Dell. w. T Barnett of Blytheville, Ear Witty of Le«ch- "ille, Dennle Hninmond of Plat ^'<e, L. G. Morris of Blytheville. J. H. Timmons of Promised Land Jack Robinson of Bljlhevllle. William Wyntf. of Yarbro and George Dlllahunty of Ynrbro. A Long Wlnler John Beniden of Leachville toM me Monday, "ril be through picking tomorrow." Can ^you imagine that? He eavs there are manv farmers «ho will be through with the cotton crop this «eck. It will be a Ion? wlnterl Wliat are you gol nE to do? B. F Fitzrarald a I Promised Land Is starting his lanrt tedding Ton-A re Too Late, These men got the allotment of Dorman soybeans for Mississippi Counly: Chris Tompkins, Burdette' John -Stevens, Jr., Dell; H c' Kpappenberger, Blytheville; M. j' Osborne and Charles Rose, Rose-' land; and E. A Stacy, Dell. Stealing Soybeans? You say the, market is stealing your soybeans? The Drice is down and may go lower. It's not necessarily because of an election year either. They go down every year at this time. Remember this: it's a proven fact that soybeans arc the most profitable of Kit crops to store. Saytng It another T way. the market price on soybeans always declines at harvest and during the marketing- rush Soybean storage has been profitable 18 out of the past 20 yearsl If you want to gamble on that kind of favorable odds, store your beans and get a loan on them. 'G. L. Jordan, Illinois economist, predicts that beans will be 12 by next April. Store them at hofte'or In the government approved Farmers Soybean Cori)oration storage tanks In Blytheville. We can furnish you the details ol storage U yo'u are interested Weather Records Eric Waddell at Armorel keeps a dally record of .weather', temperatures, rains, frosts, freezes; etc., us well as a good record of crop yields, "osts and income. Historians will not believe his 1052 records one of the longest dry spells and the hottest summer on record and yet he marie a pretty good crop. _ v He-has 100 acres of fall-sown alfalfa that looks real good. Vetch n his co4Um looks real good, too. He must be a good farmer. LIQUID PETROLEUM ECONOMY WITH THE WORK OUTPUT OF GASOLIN? MASSEY-HARRIS 3-4 PLOW 44 L.P. \ •• M The Massej-Harris 44 L.P. is custom designed and factory built for efficient operation on L.P. fueL And because i( s built as a complete L.P. unit, the 44 L P gives you the same high-power rating as the 44 Gas • . . the vme bell and drawbar efficiency. In addition yon get the economy of operating on low- cost fuel, and the tow engine upkeep, that results irom the use of clean-burning high ocfane L.P. Sec it now »t 61 Implement Co.! 61 Implement Co. N. Highway 61 Phom2142 Lpose Moose Has Vamoosed MIS80ULA, Mont. («~"A mooae la loo«e" »as the startling call police officer D. w. Rumer heard on his patrol-car radio. . *J* Z |PP« over to Elaine Street In (he University district and found » Dig bull moose snorting through the neighborhood. Rumer gave chase and kept the mooae on the move down an alley and acroH the Montana University foolbaltjleld. The moose JeU town by way of Mt. Sentenel. Benches Given City LETHBRIDGE, Canada (*>-Retired school Janitor WlUlam Stott has Pl esented the city vUth se;in benches U> be used as resting spots (or senior .citizens. He fixed and polished them in his «pare time Deodorized Skunk Disoippeors HELENA; Mont. <#> - -channel No. 5, a deodorized pet »kunk, took to the him alter he heard hi .2 booby prlje In > ch.rity fund drive. K. A. Dlghtman, campaign chair, man, sounded > ctty-ulde alarm. One bad point about loslru > d«- odorlzed ilcunk," he said, "Is th.t someone might return a different one." Bear 1$ Killed, Skunk Is Spared PENTITON, Canada w, _ IEB McKay Investigated life back yard and killed a brown bear with a »ell-almed shot At the aam< time a sicunk appeared on the teen* but McKay remained neutral unUI the skunk disappeared. An Old Kentucky Tradition KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON $J8« H PKOOF (Flu Bale* Tu) GlENMORE DISTIUERIES. COMPANY • LOUISvilll.'KY. Accept This Offer! We will pay i/, your diesel fuel bffl te Joty i; 1953 on any NEW OLIVER DIESEL TRACTOR bought from us. It'g « g^oi deal, >»uTl Cut" farming Costs WfrfiaMew ^ OLIVER * ?•••"'DIESEL OLIVER . , farm • fuel .paring,,,. .. pft(omi job ,n any weather . . . g«, d^n , nd '| u Tht new 4^. povmd Oliver ,r«tor U aiipl, i It. . depend*bl« . . . efficient. N ^ See itt Drive it! Note bow canty it fitart* . . . how smoothly it runs! We'll b* |gl«J (o explain how it operate how you it* many advancement! . . . calculate Ifor you the surprising **ving> in open- ,hng cost. Stop in and jet the full fact*. FARMER'S IMPLEMENT CO. 515 E. Main Phone 8166 for the* COURIER NEWS in Osceola, cal BILLY BEALE, 567-M

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