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t fig» Stt« Hyttimffle '(ArW Courier News - Friday, October 14, MM Cotton Crop Is Latest Ever LITTLE ROCK (AP) - A late planting, cool weather and October rains have resulted in what many farm experts are calling the'latest cotton crop in Arkansas history. said that only about one-third of the crop was open on Oct. 1 as showery weather delayed both boll opening and picking. The Department of Agriculture's Classing Office in Little The Crop Reporting Service Rock said that as of Oct. 7 it Poop On Flowers BO GIBSON Associate County Agent If the flowers on your, iris, day lilies, and peonies are becoming smaller each successive year, then probably they need dividing and given wider spacing. Early fall is an ideal time to divide and transplant this group of perennials. To move them at this time of year will insure a well - developed root system before the ground becomes frozen. Each of these three plants ^fjll tolerate some shade but tfill thrive better in full sunlight. For best results, avoid sites that are water-logged or marshy and sites that are near trees and large shrubs. A liberal amount of bone meal placed in the bottom of the hole, when transplanting, will be' ,very beneficial as it will supply needed calcium and phosphorus; two-thirds teacup per plant of peony and two full tablespoons per bulb or rhizome of day lily and iris. ¥ ¥ The most common mistake in peony culture is that of planting too deeply. The crown bud or eye should not be covered more than one-fourth inch and many growers prefer leaving this bud or eye flush with soil surface or exposed. Space three feet apart. Day lily: A little cone should be made in the bottom of the hole to support the crown and allow the roots to extend in a downward position. Set crown not more than one inch below the soil surface. Tall varieties should be set 30 inches apart and small varieties 18 to 20 inches. Iris: Cut leaves back to within. 4 to 6 inches from ground to reduce water loss. Lift with spading fork and make divisions. (About every five years.) Small or dwarf varieties should bs spaced 5 to 6 inches apart and tall varieties 15 to 18 inches apart. Barely cover these rhizomes. For these three plants, a light covering of straw or leaves will be beneficial in holding moisture and for winter protection. Water thoroughly immediately after transplanting to remove air pockets and to maintain turgjdity or moisture content in plants. Miss Phillips Is Appointed LITTLE ROCK - Miss Betty PAT COLE Home Demonstration Agent Men's ties are sometime like women's hats; it takes a while to get used to the new styles. A necktie once was meant to be worn around the neck. Judg- Jane Phillips has been named ing by the patterns offered by IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE GHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUN. TY, ARKANSAS BILLY R. GODWIN, Plaintiff vs. BARBARA GODWIN, Defendant: No. 16964 WARNING ORDER The Defendant, Barbara Godwin, is hereby warned to appear within thirty (30) days in the above court to answer a Petition filed against her by Billy R. Godwin, and is hereby warned that upon her failure to 30 appear and defend that said Petition may be taken as confessed as by law provided. WITNESS the hand and Seal of the Clerk of the above mentioned Court this the 29th day of September, 1966. . ... GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk Gardner & Steinsiek 115 North 2nd Street Attorneys for Plaintiff 9-30 10-7,14,21 has classed only 16,288 samples for Arkansas farmers compared to 223,088 at the same time last year. The Crop Reporting Service said that excessive vegetative growth in the fields had resulted in considerable boll rot, particularly in the northeast. "An extended period of open weather is needed to minimize this loss and to seed opening and harvest," the agency said. The USDA estimated the Arkansas crop at 1,040,000 bales on Oct. 1. This was unchanged from the Sept. 1 forecast. Get 'Go Slow' Signs For Farm Vehicles FARM NEWS Review and Forecast On Missco Farms By Keith Bilbrey. County Agent The efficiency of the American farmer improves beyond my understanding. There is nothing in the whole world like it. Late figures indicate that each farm worker produced enough food and fiber for himself and 37 other people in 1965. In 1957-59, each farm worker was producing enough for himself^and 23 other people. I did not'see how that could be improved on very much. bushel per acre gave a two year average yield of 29.4 bushels per acre. The one and one- half bushel seeding rate produced 26.1 bushels per acre. The number of wheat seed heads is influenced a great deal more by nitrogen fertilizer than by the rate ot seed per acre. (If you are not going to use nitrogen on your wheat next spring, then I sugest you go ahead and plant two bushels per acre. If you are going to This efficiency is a great (use nitrogen, as you should, JIM WALLACE Assistant County Agent Do you have a "slow moving" vehicle emblem on your , .. . ., , , cotton trailer? Vehicles such as £l ^ m the sun falls on one acre thing for the United States. It releases thousands of workers from farms each year so they can go into other fields of work that they might prefer or be better qualified to do. Yes, I think we are awful smart in Agriculture until, we learn in other ways how inefficient we are. For instance, — do you know how much energy :arm machinery traveling at 2(1 miles per hour on main rural lighways are about one-hundred lines more likely to be involved in collisions than vehicles traveling at 65 mph, according to USDA safety specialists. Often, says the specialist, the problem is simply mat an ordinary motorist does not realize how slowly the vehicle ahead is moving until it may be too late to avoid a collision. The SMV emblem is very helpful in preventing Miese accidents. Motorist can tell at a glance, day or night that the vehicle is slow moving by the size, shape and color of the emblem. The emblem is helpful only If motorist know what it means. It needs to be widely used so the public will learn to recognize it quickly. The Farm Bureau took the lead in promoting the emblem in Arkansas. If you are not using the emblems, go by the Farm Bureau office, or your implement dealers, get them, use them, help prevent accidents. of ground on one clear day? It's equal to three tons of coal on a clear summer day. It's even equal to two tons of coal on a clear winter day. Now, how much of that energy are we capturing? For instance, when we produce 120 bushels of corn an acre do you know how much energy that corn represents? It's equal to about three tons of coal! So, one acre of real good com may capture and convert only about 1-365 part of the suns energy during the year. If we can learn more about capturing and using the energy that comes free from the sun, we may be better able to feed then I would suggest planting five pecks of wheat per acre.) Research has shown that unfertilized wheat, under crowded conditions, produces two or three tillers, but individual wheat plants that are well fertilized may produce anywhere from 30 to as many as 100 tillers per plant. The preferred wheat seeding dates run from October 15 to November 15. Quite often wheat planted after these dates produces excellent yields. Unless a soil test indicates otherwise, we do not recommend fertilizing wheat until next March. If you intend to pasture your wheat, then of course it is a good idea to fertilize this fall. October Cotton Estimates Down WASHINGTON (AP) - The Agriculture Department today estimated this year's cotton crop at 10,688,000 bales of 500 pounds gross weight, down 2.8 per cent from test month's forecast. The September estimate was 1,992,000 bales. The new figure compares with 14,956,000 last year and 14,795,000 for the five- year (1960-64) average. Production was cut sharply this year under a government program offering growers substantial payments for reducing plantings. This program was promoted by the accumulation of a record reserve and surplus supply of 16.9 million bales. The shortened crop is expected to make room for upwards of 4 million bales of this oversupply. WASHINGTON (AP) - The Agriculture Department today estimated Arkansas' 1966 cotton NOTICE FOR: ON-PREMISE BEER Notice is hereby given that ;he undersigned has filed with :he Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control of the State of Arkansas for a permit to sell and dispense beer at retail on he premise described as: The fables, Route 1, Manila, Miss. the exploding populations ahead. It's wheat planting time. j County. We recommend that you plant I The undersigned states that Knox 62, Monon or Chancellor. There are other good varieties we can recommend if you can't :ind seed or these varietis. The recommend seeding •ate is 4 to 5 pecks per acre. Some farmers are planting a great deal more wheat .seed than necessary. Wheat planted on the Experiment Station in this county at the rate of one he is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five years last past; and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this Slate, or any other State, Ties Get Wider, Costlier home demonstration agent for Soutti Mississippi county and .Will work out of the Extension of" fice in Osceola, C. A. Vines, Director, Agricultural Extension Service, has announced. The appointment is effective October 17 subject to the approval of the President of the University of Arkansas. manufacturers, you don't know for sure whether you're wearing a persian rug or a tablecloth. And if you thought that a necktie was supposed to come flat or to hang from a neat little hook, guess again. NOTICE OF INTENTION TO BORROW FUNDS Miss Phillips was born at Le-iTO WHOM IT MAY CONSERN: add to"the"crazy quilt "look"in It takes a while to recover from the news that prices for ties will be higher by fifty cents Uian a year ago. The slimjim model will fade into the background as the fashion dictators usher in the wider, flashier, gaudier models. The 3-inch best seller at $3.50 will make way for the 4-inch "Fat ma" and the 5-inch "belly warmers." Paisley ties in seven or eight colors will make any men's clothing department a tropical isle. Polka dots, wide strident stripes, splashy floral prints, and persian rug patterns will basic white is being gently shoved aside by bright pastels : large dots, and floral prints. Sales - boosting packaging methods have been adopted by at least one tiemaker - he has rolled the neck-war and stuffed them like anchovies into colorful cans. Now you can buy a six-pack of ties, but not at six- pack beverage prices. One can panto, Poinsett county, and attended Ouachita Baptist Univer- •••-•••gity at Arkadelphia where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in home economics. She has also done some graduate work at the Cook Coun ty College in Gainsville, Texas. After receiving her degree Miss Phillips was employed by _ the Callisburg Independent School District near Gainsville 'As a homemaking teacher. After two years she moved to the ,.J5curry-Rosser School near Scurry, Texas, where she, taught 'liomemaking for one year. Miss Phillips was employed by the Extension Service this summer and has been working as an assistant agent in Lonoke county. A meeting of the Board of Directors of Armorel School District No. 9 of Mississippi County, Arkansas, was held at Armorel in Mississippi County Arkansas on the llth day of October, 1966, at the hour of 7:30 o'clock p.m. All members of the Board had due notice of the time and place of said meeting, and the purpose thereof, and a quorum consisting of the following members, Marion Dyer, T. 0. Galloway, E. M. Regenold, Billy Poole, Lyman Henson adopted a resolution reading as follows: "That, this School Board, in accordance with the provisions fo Act 384 of the Acts of the General Assembly of 1953, will file the hsber dashery shop. This year's ties will have you in knots, especially when &e wild- hued ones are sold with matching handkerchiefs and socks. To be especially fashionable t h e wide tie should be worn in a four-in-hand knot. The president of the Men's Tie Foundation points out fsiat the new wide styles go better with the new wider suit lapels that show more shirt. And shirts, too are to be more colorful; the HERMON JONES BUSINESS MEN'S ASSURANCE Ct». IUO Onl.iu An "haa, £74-4400 UpmphlR 4. Teanewe« Oat) for Pree consultation, insurants foi *EBtat« Planning Key Man, 'annershlp an Gor- poratlnn Oroup. Pentinn Retlm. nient and HnsrjltallKStlnn is billed at $4.00. a multipack at $22.50. Soon the men will find out what women have known all along - fashion changes can be costly! INSUUATE ^^ PIPES ^ P.REVENT FREEZING &IN 'BRIEF COLD SNAPS FIBER GLASS INSULATION. «OU, Fondren & Sons HoV. and Gifts "Fre« Parking: In Bear" 311 W. Main—Ph. PO 3-M20 In college Miss Phillips was | application with the Slate Board '_• member of Upsilon Kappa Phi and Colhecon. She is a member of both the Arkansas and Texas Home Economics Asso, cjations. She has experience in v working with both adults and youth in various phases of homemaking. of Education for a loan from the Revolving Loan Fund in amount of ?4900.00. to be evidenced by a Certificate of Indebtedness, and to be retired over a period of not to exceed six years, January 1, 1967 through January 1, 1972, from re."£The Extension Service is a venues accuring to operating part of the University of Arkansas Division ot Agriculture and is jointly supported by the county, state and federal govern ments. The program is designed to provide educational assistance B) those areas which the people of South Mississippi county feel Will help them improve incomes job opportunities and levels of living, Vines said. ' I and/or surplus fund(s). The pro ceeds of the loan will be used for: purchasing a school bus and for repairs to existiBg school buildings. BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF ARMOREL School District No. 9 of Mississippi County, Arkansas By Marion Dyer, President By T. 0. Galloway, Secretary 10-14-66 Spraying 2-Way Radio - Better Customer Service Gene Hood Flying Service DEPENDABLE — EXPERIENCED — INSURED Blytheville — Phone PO 3-3410, PO 3-4242 Manila — Phone 561-4532 relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application is for permit to be issued for operation beginning on the 12th day of Oct., 1966, and to expire on the 30th day of June,. 1967. Dean Cherry, Applicant Subscribed and sworn to before me this 12th day of Oct., 1966. Charles A. Hindman, Notary Public My Commission Expires: Dec. 14, 1969 (SEAL) 10-14 crop at 1,040,000 MM, tht same u the September eiti- mate. The yield was estimated at Mil pounds in acre, also the same as a months go. Nationally the crop was estimated at 10,688,000 bales, a 2.8 p«r otnt decline from th» tip- tember estimate of 10,992,000 bales. The new estimate compares with production of 14,956,01 bales last year and the five- year (1960-64) production of 14,795,000 bales. Mr. Sudden Service Says: T/ie best way to sort your soybean leerf f hit fall ... 7s to bring your soybeans to market . . . and book guarantied, quality soybean teed .... from FARMERS SOYBEAN CORPORATION HERE IS WHY: When you hook your soybean seed needs with Farmers Soy beat Corporation you save . . . TIMl . . . PLUS « The Cost For Extra Labor • The Cost of Storage • The Cost of Double & Triple • Th* Cost of Strinkags Handling • The Cost of Insurance • The Cost of Extra Hauling YOU STOP THE RISK ... OF LOW GERMINATION ... OF SPOILAGE AND DAMAGE ... OF THEFT. Because from Farmers Soybean Corporation you get guaranteed quality soybean seed, 80% or better germination, free of noxious weed, tested for quality by the Arkansas Plant Board, cleaned and sacked in new bags and stored in our warehouse until the day you need them. YOUR PRICE: For Non-Certified Hill, Hood, Ogden and Lee Soybean Seed 95c per Bu. Over Our Barfield Landing Price At The Time You Book YOUR PRICE: For Certified Blue Tag Hill, Hood or Lee Soybean Seed $1.15 per Bu. Over Our Barfield Landing Price At The Time You Book Save Your Soybean Seed The Easy, Modern Way Book Them With Farmers Soybean Corporation. Off«r good until December 1, 1966. There it no sties tax on seed in Arkansas. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS CONTACT: Chariot Penn, A.C. Owtni, Paul Hugh«, Raymond Holt, Roy Abshier ... at ... FARMERS SOYBEAN CORPORATION "THI HOMl Of SUDDIN SIRV/CI" Blytheville Ph. PO 3-8191 Barfield Landing PO 3-7005

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