The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 7, 1941 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 7, 1941
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1041. Published Every Friday In the Interest of Farm Families of This Agricultural Section. FARM NEWS - FEATURES Enter the Plant-to-Prosper Contests sponsored by the Courier News and Commercial Appeal. i'A War's Effect On International Trade Shown In Season's Figures What has the war done to world trade m cotton? The Agricultural Marketing Service says that immediately after the war started in September of 1939, most commodities in the warring countries were brought under government control. Cotton was one of those-commod- Soil Work Aided By Materials 's Own Legis- Many farmers of Mississippi County used materials furnished as grants of aid in carrying out soil- building practices under the 1940 Secretary AAA program with result that.'" ' ^ ' , * more conservation work was done in thf? county, J. J. Pickren, county agent, sajd in reviewing the 1940 AAA program. Under lust year's program, he said, superphosphate, limes i o n e. I eration. which supported Gov. vetch, seed and Austrian winter,-Homer-M. Adkins' highway bonded peas ihe work. to farmers at no cash outlay on the part of the individual farmer industry which would place a' for fovement of all parts of the, tax of two cents per barrel body, especially the arms and legs,' on all rice milled to provide h'tve the necessary weight for a fund for an educational warmth, and be .suited to climatic j program (Unsigned to and general living conditions. I the consumption of and t.o Point number three is cleanli- > find new uses for rice. , w.-.s. The coat should be repellent! "Practically ' all phases of the to dust, moisture and perspiration'.! Form Bureau's legislative program The buyer should consider the' are well known to the public as amount of personal care the coatJSrhnol I im/-U wen as to our organization's mem- - will require and whether or not it | Ul -" uui t-ulicn Provide Ext ^ A early. Those who do not have hot beds have saved the halves ol' grape 1'ruit hulls and filled them with riL-h soil- In they placed .several when the windows were raised. Mr,. Claud Duncan has" used this method for .several years. Dahlias '• planted in used sanitary drinking cups. After these get the At a recent club meeting at the I desired height and the ground is home of Mrs. O. R. Bedford the o<JOd and. warm the cups are plant- club members went into the pump ed out in' the yard. The band «, i house to see how the plants were 10 i developing. The grape fruit hulls bc-5ship since it is the accumulation' can be dry cleaned at a reasonable ' of recommendations on specific! cost. which is made by the top of the cup also protects the plants from The Arkansas Farm Bureau Peci- The fo ^ Ij - ™* tl* one most l{^ds on the fabric, fur. lining, 1 trimming 1 , workmanship and ease Occupying most of the stale fed- 1 of keeping in repair. A good fabric oi-o lion's attention will be the is one with high quality fibers and rural xchool program, the principles! well constructed yarns. The weave is were available r,o farmer* of, indebtedness refunding plan, !msj of wl j ich - according- to Mr, Prazier. i -hould be close and firm so that i state for use in soil-building j announced the major planks in its L are , ° n exlensiv <-' research j the cloth will not stretch and sag rk. The materials* were 1'nrnished! own legislative program. V UO , s , y 01 rural scll ° o1 P rob - i oui of shape and the colors should program They include, according to Executive Secretary Waldo Fra.sier ities. The war also brought "i-U.vitJi the value l>eing deducted from j of Uu> stato federation: creased demand for ship cargo | his son .buiMing payment. space. It brought sharply higher j This Ulp colmly ngeru sftldi <1) A rural school program which will provide needy districts marine freight rates, together with emibled farmers to 'carry out con-1 with more money and assist- sharply higher charges for war risk insurance. nervation practices that they may 1 l have been able to do had they ; Despite these restrictions and been Veqtilred to pay for the ma- ! other- unfavorable factors, cotton exports did go up-soon after the war started. During the iirst few months of the war, world trade in cotton increased largely because -of increased exports from the United "States—and some increase in exports from Egypt and India. JL-ater—after the German drive of last spring—raw cotton exports went down very sharply.' Today, international trade in raw cotton is. of virtually negligible volume. Looking at it from the American viewpoint, exports of cotton last season were about B 1 ,- million bales. This season, exports of American cotton, have dropped to almost nothing. American cotton growers and exporters aren't the only ones who .have suffered because of war's' effects on international trade. India had much of her cotton exporting business cut off although not to the same extent as tne United States.. And. though the British government supplied a market for terial at, the time they received it. The materials were, in efl'pct.! advance payments to individual! farmers based on 90 per cent of their soil-building allowance. The value to farm lands of the county from use of this material can hardlv be estimated, Mr. Pick- ance to the people in each individual district with their problems of management, leave Die decision of consolidation entirely in the hands of the people in each district, and reorganization' of the State Board of Education with selection of textbooks left up to professional educational authorities. Egyptian cotton, much of that cotton has piled up because of inability to export it. In Brazil, cotton growers in the northeastern- areas lost the main part of their export business. That was because a lot of their-export trade in cotton "^•^ was with Germany. • South; Brazil dian't suffer quite so much."Though prices for cot, ton.- from South Brazil have gone ( down''..compared/.with other recent .seasons, this area has been able to find markets for its cotton. By . the tune the new crop in South Brazil is ready for market, probably all .of the current season's surplus. will have been exported. For other-important cotton growing countries, too, wartime conditions haven't, been satisfactory. . In general, the, war m Europe has interfered with ..the free flow 'of cotton', exports. For some producing areas, it has almost destroyed . the world market for cot- tori..'exports. That means, for many countries, cotton stocks are .accumulating- In the'.United States, for example, probably 8 3-4 million bales of cotton will ( be consumed by domestic / mills' and factories. But—with the very -small -volume of cotton exports—this increased domestic use isn't. likely to effect our loss of foreign trade. This means our carry-over of cotton next August may be even larger than it was on August 1 last year. ren said, but will be reflected in) '2; Adequate appropriation for the Agricultural Extension Service, vocational agricultural education, the state Forestry Commission. and other institutions and agencies serving farm people. (3) A state appropriation to match federal funds for use in Indemnifying farmers for cows condemned In the bangs disease control program. i,4) Support _ of legislation which would regulate the handling of dairy products and testing of cream, and improve sanitation conditions in an effort to remove price discriminations from against Arkansas dairy products In out-of-state markets. A bill embodying improved soil and increased pro- j duct Ion in future years. i In 1939 only superphosphate and j limestone were available as grant of aid materials but in 1940 vetch seed and Austrian winter peas were also available. This year super- phosphate and limestone will be available as conservation materials and no information has been received yet about the availability of vetch seed, Australian win tar peas, i The state as a whole used 23,- G22.935 pounds of superphosphate and 1,133 tons of limestone in 1940 as compared with 11,220.775 pounds of superphosphate and 1,522 tons lem.s by the Farm Bureau and! !M- -fuarameed fast 10 sun, rain, -ccmnnrndations by farm men and' cleaning and perspiration. An in- women. Mr. Pmsier expressed satisfaction over the recent recognition by Gov. Adkins' Adviso-.y Committee on Education, which spent dication of good qualtiy wool is a feeling of aliveness and springiness when the fabric is crumpled in the tne scope of the rural school problem and the necessity for immediate acti'jn in attacking it. "The Farm Bureau has always contended that two of the greatest. not be ignored in the selection of a coat. The coat should be food looking and in conformity with current fashion and customary .standards. At the same time, it should express the individuality 'of ' cf limestone in 1339. Seventy-five i thousand pounds of Austrian winter peas and 2,414.891 pounds of vetch seed were used In 1940. In Mississippi County, farmers obtained 197.000 pounds of super- phosphate In 1940, compared with 192.GOO pounds in 1939. Last year they obtained 301,300 pounds of vetch seed. Far in excess of these amounts are expected to be used this year in the conservation materials program'.,; Mr. Pickren said. these principles has worked out bv the been Farm Bureau in conjunction with dairy farmers and representatives of processors. (5) Transfer of feed and, fertilizer inspection duties from the State Revenue Depart- to the State Plant Board. Support of. a bill by the rice ATTENTION FARMERS! WE HAVE A COMPLETE LINE OF Origin of Expression According to ancient folklore and superstition, on many occasions birds were supposed to have whispered to humans; hence the expression, "a little bird told 'me." FARMERS! Annual Payment Loans for new barns or other outbuildings and for repairs and remodeling to any building — 3 years to pay. Whatever you need in Harness you are sure to find it at HUBBARDS HIGH gi&DE LEATHERS MONEY-SAVING PRICES! SEEDS No Down Payment m i! The act of Congress making these loans available expires June 30th of this year. E. C. ROBIHSON LUMBER CO. Seeds At Best Prices! BIythcville, Ark. iS SI HUBBARD HARDWARE CO. needs of rural schools in Arkansas the wearer. have been adequate funds for op-1 The sixth item listed by Miss eration and assistance in manage-1 Marshall is the relation 'of the meat problems and has waged at O oai to the entire wardrobe It crusade for several years to have should be in keeping with the qual- theso lunriamental needs recognized , i-.v ana style of other °-arments serl - T and met." Mi. Prasier said. ] with which it may be used Idle ! dlsh w the Farm Bu- : conts left hanging in the closet j the meal - If lhe main dish was a interest itself in : cast money, and deteriorate rapidly i ineat or meat substitute, then a K r ow that colder weather is here, with temperatures falling, school children appreciate more and more a 'rise" in temperature when it comes to their noon lunch, ac- j coiding to Miss Cora Lee Coleman,' county home demonstration agent. Children bringing their bwii lunch from home look forward to having an additional hoi dish at noon, especially if they have had to leave home very early in the morning-. The hoi dish which supplements the lunch brought'from home may be a soap, cooked cereal, or a hot vegetable, but whatever it is, it will make the child's own lunch more enpoyable and nutritious, Miss Coleman says. Quoting Miss Mary Longhead of the University of -Arkansas College of Agriculture. Miss Coleman points out that, the ideal school lunch consists of one nourishing main dish, a glass of milk, fruit or vegetable in some form, a bread and butter sandwich, and a simple des- rhe foccl value of the main will determine the rest of i containing the plants were placed I CUI worms, says Mrs. i on shelves around the house where i Every club member in Mississippi County plans to have a vegetable garden and flower garden During Colder Weather • the sun coulcl shine ° n ih em and where the air could reach them BUILD UNIFORM BEDS with the FARMALL H-7 Middle Buster He declared that reau expected to all proposed -legislation hi any '• irom both a physical and a fash- way affecting farm people. Farm Woman's JVews Corner ion standpoint. The last coat-buying factor to be considered is a two-fold one- value and cost. The cost should glass of milk, an apple, and a bread and butter sandwich would about complete the meal. ,If the main dish was a cooked vegetable or salad, then thete should be a represent genuine "value" as Tiieas- hearty sandwich-meat, eggs, pea- ured by customary standards, and ni:L DUlLer - ^' cereal, as rice, was r.t the same time .Its cost should be within the limits of the wearer's Seven important.factors for women to consider in the purchase pockei book. a enke or a cereal pudding. The food requirements for chil- A revolutionary new sheer known dren are greater in proportion .to used in the main dish, then the dessert should be .fruit rather than of a wool coat have been outlined j as the "No-Tuk" has been designed j ine body weight than for grown- by Miss Sue Marshall, extension i along fashion lines to give that | ups because they are making such clothing specialist at the (Jniver- i "poured-ih look." This sheet actti- | rapid growths and are so active. sity of Arkansas. ally dispenses with voluminous ' Mi ss Coleman said it Is important The first factor is the use to j ends that have to be tucked in. i tn 'at the school lunch help to pro- which the coat is to be put. A because it is cut with four corner i vi <*e the energy-giving and body- dressy type is impractical for sports pockets that slip over the mattress j building foods, wear. All purpose coats, which are j easily. Their construction draws! styled to neither extreme, fill the j the sheet taut from side to .side i { needs of those who seek one coat j and from foot- to foot in a glove- ! for all occasions. The second point to consider is like fit that rivals the tailored slip-covers. It also simplifies and the fit and comfort of the wearer, speeds up bed making. A coat should fit properly;'protect i Read Courier New- >..«••>* Hd> against exposure; provide freedom' . : Hulls Tiny Hotbeds For Plants The Ekron Home Demonstration club has a novel way of starting their vegetable and flower gardens The two-row middle buster that rates right up at the top with us is the McCormick-Deering No. H-7 for the Farmall-H. This middle buster is a split-row machine. The two bottoms are mounted on the front end of the tractor ahead of the drive wheels. The drive wheels run in furrows, assuring good traction. With this outfit you can count on building uniform beds, It takes only a few minutes to attach or detach the No. H-7. And here's good news—the No. H-7 can be used' with the exclusive "Lift-All" attachment. This middle buster is only one of many new Farmall machines that are ready to dp good work for you. You've got a treat coming if you haven't already seen them at our store. Better drop around soon. , 8n0. 312 So. 2nd ; -.. Phone 802 FARMERS, NOTICE! Come in and let us explain how you can BUILD AN ADDITION TO YOUR HOME * * REMODEL or REPAIR YOUR HOME * * BUILD A NEW BARN YOU CAN DO ALL OF THIS ON I FALL Only The No Down Payment New Screens Re-Roof Concrete Foundation Blocks Add A Room Add Screen Porch Build Smoke House Paint Up East Arkansas BUILDERS SUPPLY CO. E. R. Jones, Mgr. 204 No. Second John Deen, Asst. Mgr. Phone 29 Ferguson System! 2-row implements are attached and controlled AS A UNIT with the Ford Tractor, thus giving you the performance of Tractors costing nearly twice as s much and which use twice as much fuel. . Completely Equipped To Save You Money All These "EXTRAS" Included In The Delivered Price: SAFETY ELECTRIC STARTER RUBBER TIRES IGNITION KEY AND LOCK MUFFLER BATTERY FOR LIGHTS AND STARTER POWER TAKE-OFF ELECTRIC GENERATOR OIL FILTER A Demonstration Will Prove It! PHILLIPS MOTOR Authorized Dealer, Blytheville, Ark. Pemiscot County, Mo. Mississippi County, Ark, Phone 810 5th & Walnut

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