The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 10, 1950 · Page 61
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 61

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 10, 1950
Page 61
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8RC1ION C— -PA9B Modern. Metko Last Year Company Processed 747,000 Bushels of Soybeans One of the largest single enterprises owned by the Wilson Co. is the Wilson Soya Corp., formerly managed bv present general manager and co-trustee of 'the company R. E. Lee Wilson III. Ideally located, accessible both by truck and freight ear, the .Wilson Soya Corp., is only on block from the heart of the town of Wilson. With a million-bushel storage* ' . capacity and one of the most modern soybean treatment plants In the state, the company rank among the delta's foremost in pro cesslng of the country's No. tw< crop, the soybean. At the peak of the season, the or ganizatlon employs about 40 met and last year crushed and process ed about 147,000 bushels of soy beans. It stored an additional 223,000 bushels and both stored and processed beans from all points of'Mis- sissippl County and parts of South fast Missouri. Uses Solvent Process As a soybean mill, Wilson Soy:. Corp.. operates much 'like other mills in the county. It removes the oil from the bean by the solvent extraction process. This process involves "floating 1 the oil off the bean with a solvent (hevane) and later removing tile highly volatile hexine by filtering processes and steaming All-this takes place after beans sre flaked to about .010-Inch thickness. As the oil is taken off. the . flakes move through a series of tube driers, which removes the hexane. • Then the flakes move on to a toaster which conditions them so as to make them more valuable for .feed. From the toasting process, It Is but a short step to the grinder which transforms the flakes into ft meal which is sacked and readied for shipment. Me?! from Wilson Soya Corp.. As distributed throughout the Southwest United States. Much of its oil is sold to Delta Products Co.. Just south of Wilson. :The Lee Wilson Co is a large cer- _tificate holder in Delta. Manager of the plant, which cov- Irrs seven acres, is R. A. Pratt. Locals—in 1918 Prom the November 14. \i\t, edition of the Blytheville HeraldNews: Local Happenings: ; Mell Brooks, of Cnmp Pike arrived in the city Thursday to spend a ten-day furlough with his wife and other relatives. 'fi(\ A. M. Butt and Judge Taylor 'iwere called to Memphis Sunday '^morning to confer with Mr. Sud- Sjbury who Is seriously ill. v-' Sergeant Boss Stevens hiui re:• turned to Cnmp Pike after en- s' Joying » seven day furlough here • ."With relatives. Ross was lucky ;•? trough to be at his home when -the niws came that the armistice ha. 'Jten signed and it made the -citizens feel lots more Joy to «e> :Ros.s, » young soldier, and gave .••',; them a better idea of the type of :'our soldiers "over there." - Rev. R. E. L. Bearden spent • Tuesday in Memohls. 1926— 'Pocketbook' Game Fails For Con Men From the March 1. 1026. edition, of the niythcville Daily Courier j News: Another case of confidence men operating in the city was brought in the police court this morning, making three cases or this kind coming tip in the last Uiree months, each of them being engro operators and each of them 'pulling the old pocketbook game. ' Last Saturday. Robert Carter and leorge Taylor, negroes giving their lomes as Caruthersville, are alleged to have attempted lo sell Charlie Taylor, an old engro. in their game asking him lor $520 so as to make the porper amount with the $3.100. supposedly found In the pocket book come out even In splitting it three way, Taylor, of course was suppojcd to have given $520 also. The old engro not having the TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10 Herd of Purebred Aberdeen Angus Thrives on Mississippi County Grass money went to borrow it and told of what was happening, the police WILSON SOVA which is located about one block beans stored nt the Wilson mill In ourier News Photo above Is the glnnt plant of the Wilson Soya Corp from the business district of (he town. It has b:e,i estimated that If soy the conifdence game arrested The were fined S103.80 and sentenced to serve thirty days in jail each. ., ^ The Dutch had come to depend on windmills to operate land - - — ft-- n. -"~ ],".,wv I drainage pumps by the 15th rpn- were notified an d the negroes in|tury. Burglars Take Ride CHICAGO (API - Burglars, sneaked into the Polk Street eve- [ vated railway station and off a SCO-pound steel safe. ... when they got it open, they found that it was full of canceled transfers. J926— .Auto Business re. : n'and Here Thriving h^V fniirirt ^ 1926— Osceola Places 3rd in Cage Meet Prom the March I. 1026, edition of the Dlytheville Daily Courier News: -.' The Osecola boys' basketball team of the Osceola High School won third place In the Northeast Arkansas tournament held at Walnut Ridge Friday and Saturday. They were successful in encounters against Jonesboro High School, Jonesboro College, Wilson High and Marked Tret High and were "beaten by Sloan Hendricks. From the March 8. 1925. edition of the Blytheville Dally Courier: The automobile business in Blv- theville Is thriving according to j G. Bom-land, city clerk, who has Just completed a check of auto records for January. There was a total registration or 2M> cars during the past month said Clerk Bourland. They were divided as follows: Fords 147, Overiands 13, Chevrolet 12. Studebakers 8. Dodges 5 Essex and Old.wioblle 1. each; Nasfi and Reo 2 each, and Buick. Hudson, Star, Winiori and Garner, one each. Mary, Mary, Mary And Then Norma WONDER LAKE, III.—OPi—Mary 'may be a grand old name, but Bill Smith rv married a girl named Norm* and broke the chain. For three generations before him. a v -^,* u, William Smith had married a girl, yourself." n»m*/l M«m ' ioil, inaugurated an Bi.rgess Thickset, . purebred*- Aoeiueen Angus bull, was (he top I selling bull In the spring of '47 In Mercer County. III., which 1* known as the nation's blooded Angus capi- From that beginning, (he com- 1 pany besan raising a herd of pure brttl Angus which now numbers j s.'iiie IS head, in addition to 501 head of grade Angus (which have [ bloooed sires only). ' Hudson Wren, Lee Wilson farm manager, Is principally )„ charge of the cattle operation. Ife explains that with post-war mechanization, the company found itself with barns ami pastures which wire originally used (or work stock nnd could easily be adapted to am kind ol livestock. s •All of our pasture land Is located In Mississippi County" Mr Wren points out. "And, after looking over some ef the better pasture lands of the United states, f think I ean s.Uely say that our county i!row more and better grass u-ni a;iy place I've seen. Have U.wrf Fescue •01 course, our main problem Is, to find a grass which will build a I g-iod sod. We were one of the first I farm-- in the county to use Kentucky l-'psr.'e ^rass. [ "We use that with clover when I we are attempting to build up a 1 good sod. For a general pasture, we have found that a mixture of timothy, white clover and red top serves the purpose very well." In maintaining that Mississippi County is superior for grass raising. Mr. Wren points out that other more renowned pasture lands require an expenditure of from $30 to $50 per acre to supplement elements in the soil M Wren, uho is secretary of the Arkansas Aberdeen Angus Breeders! Asrorinlion. said that the Angus !• ' becoming more popular In the county. *»-** named Aided Olher Herds "We have sold stock to several farmers in the county who are go- Ing to maintain herds. "We chose the Angus because of the past 43 International carcass contests. 41 have been won by the Angus. In Individual fat steer contests, the Angus has taken top place 85 per cent of the time. "Ol course the primary purpose of btef cattle is the production ol beef and 'we believe the Angus leads other breeds In that respect." Is the enterprise profitable? Mr Wren answered the question by pointing out that for beef purposes only "good beet cattle sell for 25 cents per pound or belter. One acre will raise between 400 and 500 pounds of beef . figure It out for A sale of pasture-fitted heifers WILSON TAVERN-Locnted across the rtrwt from tht park, the Wil.son Tavern i s in its 14th year of operation. The tivern. which includes a soda fountain, serves short orders as well u com plete dinners. , " England's New Coal \ Israel Orchestra Tour LONDON — M>j— A new coal field has been found in central England. H is estimated to contain 200 million tons of good quality coal. A mine is planned for the new field which is expected to turn out 1.5 million tons a year. has been scheduled by the company for Oct. 25 In Little Rock. o, of American farming technique.. The above photos were group „, •" WU »» <* taken In the Delta Products Co. I plant. I TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) —'• Israel Philharmonic orchestra' going on a long tour of the States and Canada the coming winter. '. It is scheduled to give 55 concerU in 30 different stales and in Canada starting early next, January. The orchestra's members are to leave Tel Aviv for New York on Dec. 23. Rewind & Completely Overhaul Motors 24 Hour Service • Home Wiring and Repairs • ' 'Serving the Electrical Needs of Wihon' WILSON ELECTRIC SHOP G. L. WILEY, MGR. rocery & Market 1 Quality and Courtesy FREE DELIVERY PHONE 2623 Our Newest Addition EVADALE CAFE Short Orders Plate Lunche* EVADALE STORE W. O. Harris, Mgr. Evadale, Ark. WTT.SON OTM TOI-S IX STATE-Unsym^ed by other high school cow will , M | , <™ -Courier New, PKM. In Arkanw, U that .{ Wilson School, ju large bwkeibTl Tur'L r, , / ""'""'• """ « TOnas "'"' *>™ »«"«" >'«»«x>m<, it* large basketball oilice, indoor swimming pool and athletic director', olCle* ' 'It's Your Complete One Stop Store in Wilson WILSON GENERAL STORE J. R. ENOCHS, Mgr.

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