The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 24, 1950 · Page 9
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NOVEMBER 24, 19M BLTTHEVTLLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACE Arkansas Crops Show Good Gains i During October &\ Production Is Only 14 Per Cent Below Last Year's Mark October weather in Arkansas was Almost idea! for the development of late cotton, rice, soybeans and also for harvest which made good progress during October and early November, according La the Federal- State Crop Reporting Service. As A result, the Service reported, total production of Held crops in Arkansas In mid-November was only 14 per cent loss than last year coin- pared with an indicated 16 per cent less a month earlier. This year's production is about 1.5 per cent below, the 1939-48 average. The Arkansas soybean crop was placed at 10,750,000 bushels—which is a record productlon—ft'nd a record yield per acre of 21.5 bushels. Dry, sunny weather allowed soybeans to mature and dry properly and there has been very little shattering. A record yield per acre for Ar- katLsaa corn of 27 bushels is hull- j cated. Production is estimated at.' 33,236,000 bushels, 35 per cent larger than last year's crop and .21 percent Above average. The pecan crop Is a failure or nearly so In some groves due to too much rain during the pollination period, blight, mildew, bugs and worms, the Service said. Production Is /estimated at -3,285,000 pounds, c«Mftred with 4,900,000 pounds In 10"fc*and' 3,&60,OQO pounds in the 1930-48 average. (fr X',' - "IT.,- * y,AJe> -;^mli.ci'^j»!3i s,,,, sum " " Hll ' > <- 0 '- 0 » AD 0-A--"»'n« "'«e-mch snowfal. ^cTa 'mo^c ortor to.n mer and record warm weather. H coated cars like these-parked n..r the "Keep off the Gn J. s 6 n°' le ° ( " le W °" t trarfl - C - jamS in «*»««• "Hlor, » U iced slreets ,,nd drifted °oZ staled be nd , -ho, '" y "° mnb "- Accide '"* '• *AP vZVI re<1Uent . that P""" did »' 1 , staled '•* >" Denver, where IhLv picture was take,,, during he - "»* "'to « M-au-Ungle, beca.se nobody was I ' Cold Frame Shelters Young Garden Plants Through Winter Farm Bureau Convention Dates are Set The 32nd annual convention of the American Farm Bureau Federation—largest and most powerful farm organization In the world— will be held in Dallas, Tex.. Dec. 10-14, Joe C. Hardin, Orady, president of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation, has announced. Mr. Harrlln said the selection of Dallas as the site for the national convention Is an honor for the south. The Iftst time it was held In the southern region was In^igsa it New Orleans. j ' ' . Arkansas should have one of the largest state delegations In attendance, he said. "We hope that every aOgty Farm Bureau In the state T;*^! be represented," he staled. He said the slate Farm Bureau office I« handling details pertaining to hotel reservations for members planning to attend the event. Mr. Hardin said resolution cover- Ing all problems affecting the wel- . fare of agriculture are adopted by the voting delegates at the convention. The aggregate of these resolution comprises the entire program of the national organization and are the basis for action 1 by the national officers, board of directors «nd staff. "These resolutions are the final result of grass roots discussion," he said. "They are. In the last analysis, the member's own policy, which he. In consultation with his neighbors and with members all o"er tn. country has determined himself." Membership In the American Farm Bureau Federation is the largest In Its history, with 1,409,798 farm families enrolled in 45 stales nnd the Island of Puerto Rico. Farm Bureau today stands as the largest farm organization In the world. and Is also the largest farm organization that has .ever existed. Though used for thousands of years by gardeners, cold frames are just as useful now as in the days of the Roman empire. Originally pits In which plants could be protected on cold nights by a covering, which was removed when the sun, shone, the chief difference today Is lhat glass, or a translucent plastic, servers for covering. Every complete garden needs a cold frame. It Is a most useful tool all year around, if you lack this aid lo garden success, fp.ll is a good lime to build it, and the illustration shows how it may be constructed and put to immediate use for rooting winter flowerlnc; bulbs. Hyacinths, early tulips, narcissi and daffodils are the principal ones which need a dark, cool ,'situation to encourage early root formation. Bury them in the frame bed in the pots you expect to grow them in, and when roots have developed sufficiently bring them Indoors for the qulclc growth of the tops and blc«- soms. The frosts of late fait bring lo mind problems of harboring pansy and perennial sedlings. It you plant them late they will no doubt need •some -additional protection, *Vnd the cold frame will provide it. The best all-around method is to pot the plants, and set them into Ihe frame. Such treatment assures a few more weeks of growth, and will enable them to benefit from extra warmth in Ihe spring and gel an early start. Perennials which are difficult to -grow without Ihls protection include Ihe foxgloves with ihelr stalely spires, the canterbury bells and delphiniums. Although they arc perfectly hardy so far as cold weather is concerned, Ihey are very susceplible to wet weather, and thawing and freezing. There Is only one safe way to grow them in cold chmaies and that Is by wintering them in a cold frame, where they will be safe from wet and the changes in temperature will be tempered by Ihe glass of the frame. Annual Missouri Workshop to Offer Variety of Crafts The Instruction to be ottered In arts and crafts at the University of Missouri workshop Nov. 29 to Dec 2. will..be adapted to beginners >i well as experienced crafters. This assurance Is given, by Ml.w Verna Wulfekammer of (he University Art Department. Moreover, there $150 Scholarship Is Prize in Agri Essay Contest The Missouri Farmers Association in cooperation with the Missouri Farm Writers Guild will offer a SI50 Agricultural Journalism Scholarship to freshmen entering the University of Missouri College of Agriculture this fall. Winner of the Agricultural Journalism Scholarship will be selected from the high school senior, boy or girl, in Missouri who submits the best essay on the topic "What Livestock Pasture Farming Can Mean to My Community." Entries for the contest must be Illed by Jan. 1. 1951. and entry blanks cnn be secured from vocational Instructors or high schonl principals. Essays must be submitted by Mar. 30, 1S51. Krfljrhl Ralfs Harold ohlcndorf said at the annual Farm Bureau meeting, "Gettins the freight rate Increase on soybeans postponed until this tal\ ms meant an additional S25.000 to >-H>,000 for our soybean growers" :Ie expressed the county's upprecln- ion to Jim Smothennan n c Kiiappctibcrcer, and Ed Tea lord tor attending (lie two hearings in at Louis which finally brought post-' rancmeiH of the rate Increase 'by the Interstate Commerce Commission. The hern ing before (lie Interstate Commerce Commission on this pto- 'osed freight rate Increase will be icld In Memphis on Dec. 12 I understand the Farm Bureau Is con- llmmig it,, efforts In (he Interest of local farmers and also will hcln to finance the cost of this hciirinu Feeding lines Lyman Hciison. former Slate 4-!I Uub winner, from Armnrcl, was In the office this week to CT t suyges- lions on a balanced hog ration and to set a blu-irlnt for a hoc feeder. It is interesting to watch former 4- I Club members .is they continue :« ask the Extension Service for advice and newer ideas in farming. Turkevs With Thanksgiving still fresh on our minds. I am just wondcrinc how many of you have seen' (he flock or turkeys owned by Dcnnlc Messic just east or the Home Gin Com liany. That is an Intc.c.-iting enterprise for Mississippi County Mr essie asked for advice in gelling he tin-keys tester! and will set! hatching eggs this next smiiiK Profits • John Stevens at Delj Is just one of many farmers who are still hold- hig all or their 1950 soybean crop still li lime to make reservations for enrollments in the workshop hy writing Miss Wulfekammer at Room 325, Jesse Hall. Columbia. The demonstrations will covfr a wide range of work: designing textiles, weaving, .silk screen printing leather work, ceramics, metal work. and wood carving. Pottery making will be taught, including shaping, glazing and firing. Also Jewelry making. This Is the annual Missouri workshop sponsored by the Missour Federation of Arts and Crafts. Con«id«rlBg ln» thorough way Mr mechanic* recondition John Deere Equipment, you'ei think lh«y owned "line-loolh" comb«. They know Iht bed . . . Ihe most economical way lo terrice your equipment. H«te'i why; Our mechanics ar< •P<HBM», «chooled in larviclnr metrooJ recommended by John Deere They work in a well-equipped ihop am use only genu/ne John Deere Parts Tak« advantage o! Ihij efficient, !o w eot* Mi-rice. Call ui aoon. Missco Moment Co. So Hiwoy 61 Blytheville YES. YOUR HOGS KILLED AT LAST YEAR'S PRICES! c PER POUND LIVE WEIGHT After Helnf price, ». np « T err where else, you'll enjoy knowing thai Gude Bro*. have not increased Iheir chars. for slaujhterlnr Joiir hojs or caltle. For hots ll's slill Just 1 eenl per pounrt—tor callle, jusf the hide. And wllh plenty or penj and trucks and a dehairlni machine, we can (jive JOB very prompl service. There's even no need for you to weigh your liveslock before you come we have a new scale sel up. Sn jusl jiul Ihem In your truck and drive down lo Gudt Bros. CATTLE KILLED FOR LOCKER MEAT Our charge is just to retain Ihe hide. WE BUY CATTLE With a trading point right here, we can give you prompt service. . . and top prices. WE BUY HOGS If you wish (o sell your hogs, bring them (o Gude Hros. where you'll receive (he lop prices. On Missco Farms by Counlj- Agent Kellh J. Hilbrey Tnc profits he lias alrcnrty made by storing this year's beans' will ca.sc the pain of a poor cotton crop. Hook-of-llic.Month Once a year county agents arc required by law to write an annual report. This report. Is supposed to cover most of Hie progress anil ac- coniplishinenls ol Ihc year, both for llic.. Extension Service and for Ihe farm people In general. Tills year's report Is made up of 108 typewritten pases and n few pictures covering oulsliintllng work in ihc county. This report Is public hifoimiUlon and it covers your accomplishments. Von ;irc invited to look it over or read it nl nny time. Way liiu-k When Did yon know that Hie first pal- cnt for a mcdianlcal cation picker wns "rnlil»(l In ISM? Over 1BOO nat- cms have been cranietl .since that (line, very few of which were practical. Secini; Ihe larfi, number of pickers In Hie cottontail lends us to believe the Inventors have come a long way since then, r noticed quite a few farmers unveiled ihctr pickers lasl week, making a desperate effort to -ct ahead of bad weather. Count Off Although this Is not a hog producing locality, someone might be interested in a simple way to mark litters of pigs and Individuals In the Illter so that n complete record may be kept, A notch on the upper righl ea indicates 30, one on Ihc lower side of the Bailie car designates three. A corresponding notch In the upper left means 10 ami lower, one. Yon can sec that FUI.V_ number may be derived with a minimum notches. The marks need not be too deep. only enough lo prevent growing out. Inj«l Caravan Have you noticed that the cooler weather has not slowed down the march of anls from behind baseboards to the kitchen cabinet? The best control measure we know of Is to sprinkle five per ccnl chlordanc behind baseboards and In the path of ants. This practice seems to "smoke out" all Insects not killed the first day. If roaches and spiders are present, this treatment will control them also. HEMORRHOIDS (PILES) All tj|>« of hemorrhold. (piles). n.s,urej anrt nlher rectal ailment, treated and cured by our mudern orTlce methodi. Twenty years experience. M4 Main Drs. Niet & Nies Blythevllle, Ark. Phone 2921 WARNING ORDEK missell W. llnynes is warned to appear In the Chancery Court [or the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, within (30) days after (he date hereof to KILL RATS- Not Pets rorgtl o!d-l»h!on,d dinotroui poliani! New tpetdy SIO-TOM R,l Kllfir-rel- atively KnrmlCRS to humans, livestock iels. poultry— kill. nil Ilk. nobody', uilmul Jus! one 11.25 bollte kills up /ci 200 rnU. Guaranteed. Easy !o uso. Don I like chancel! Gel BIG-TOM .1 QOOD DHUO ITOKEt CVCHYWKERr WOODS DRUG STORE li b /<ci Concrete Culvert Tile Sizes Dp lo 36 In. Corrugated Metal Culverts Sizes up lo 81 In. Automatic Vlood Gates Concrete Septic'Tanks Metal Septic Tanks Sewer Tile Best Price. We otllver A. H, WEBB Hfjhwa.T «l it State Line Pliont 714 answer a complaint filed him therein by Dlythevillt Federal Savings and u>an Association. Dated this 31st day of, October. 1950. HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk By Ruth Magee, Deputy Marcus Evrard, attorney for plaintiffs! Low-Cost FARM LOANS V Long-term A SAVE Monty with the FARM INCOME PRIVILEGE Be SAFE with thtj PREPAYMENT RESERVE PUN • fquiiahtt Society leant hov» these modern f*a- , »ur.«. Ask ut for further details. No obligation TERRY ABSTRACT & REALTY CO. 312 W Walnut Phone 2381 Hlythevlile FRIEND FARMER . r sk-wlth your life, estate, and »»,!„„ , t s(ake . wh £"}£ risk when we can protect you for $5,000/10,000 Liability 15 «J Property D.maj. tor only JZ3.38 per year. "*»""!. »5,0»« W.M. BURNS INSURANCE &T ' • OPEN J A.M. DAILY • GUDE BROS. SLAUGHTERHOUSE On Soulh Hiway fi! near Fertilizer IManl Phone 3158 FORD TRACTOR OWNERS You're invited to see the free movie Yl/jT. /r s* » waves of toreen I Pioneer Agriculture Classroom Agriculture was firab taught as a Natural Science at Michigan Agricultural College near Lansing, Michigan, in 1857 I Ins is a scene from the Technicolor motion picture "Waves ?l .. r ur cn i." i^'f 1 ' 0 ! 1 is to hn sho "' n hcl ' c as ll ma i» Mature of the We balule American Agriculture" program. Showing the Growth of American Agriculture In this very Interesting motion picture, J'nu II see how men from .the Department of Agriculture traveled to China and returned with the soybean. , .now our fifth greatest cash crop! You'll see how long-range planning of Missouri farms hits conserved soil, reduced erosion and increased yields from five lo Kuven dollars ncr acre! These stories and many others which show flic :00 year progress of American farming... all vividly presented in beautiful Technicolor, f So don'l miss (his free show. And for reservations, write or call Russell I'hi!- lips Tractor Co. Your Family Will Enjoy This Free Entertainment TUESDAY NIGHT at 7:30 % NOVEMBER 28 Woman's Building-Walker Park At the Fairgrounds in Blytheville •SPONSORED pv South Hiway 61 RUSSELL PHILLIPS TRACTOR CO. Blytheville

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