The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 14, 1941 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 14, 1941
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Published Every Friday In the Interest of Farm Families of This Agricultural Section. NEWS - TURES FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1041 Enter the Plant-to-Prosper Contests sponsored by the Courier News and Commercial Appeal. Announce Plans For New Alfalfa Mill At Steele STEELE, Mo.,'Feb.'.14.—Final plans are being made for construction of .an alfalfa mill here at the old compress site formerly owned by Louis H. Schultz. Advantages of the proposed mill have been outlined to j members of the Steele Rotary Club*^ •...-... ; by R. V. Madden of Oseeola, Ark., a. representative of the Denver-. Alfalfa Milling Company, a .subsidiary oi the Ralston-Purina Company. The compress site has been selected because of,SLS desirable U.- cation and because a. branch', to the , main line of the Friscorailroad | Is available. Announcement has been made that the plant will be. ready for! operation by April. It is"planned! to opeiate the mill 24 hours a day, with three eight hour shifts of from eight to 12 men on each SilliL* . . i " ~"~- *-*»Vj h.siv^£,t**4 v^A JLtfcA ill A tVlHil J^r> Many farmers in this section are j wn ° t spend on a budget, because} planting hundreds of acres.'of al-if 1 - 1 ^' 8 what a budget Js for accord- falfa which will be sold to thci in £ to Miss Coleman, county home mill, which will send crews to the i demonstration agent, fields, cut the alfalfa, haul it in ;' LasL >' ear the farm families who and process it, paying approxi- i budgeted tlieir expenses and who mnlely $5 per ton for the dry feed. I kept farm and home accounts as : * j» check, found that budgeting the Frozen meat takes longer to cook famil i r income is the only way to than fresh meat unless it is allow- be sure that, each dollar is being "ed to thaw before''being put in to s P enl for the things needed most, cook. A roast which goes into the M J^ Coleman says. oven frozen needs 15 more minutes ' The ^ginning of a new calendar a pound lo cook than n roast that year - coming as it does in the is unfrozen. Frozen.••'• steaks and farin ' s slack season, is the natural chops need 10 to .15 more minutes i time for budget, making, and for than unfrozen ones. North ..Mississippi County farm ! families who want their expendi- The care given a frying pan' has.!' tures to sLa i' ofi> the red side of much to do with the service it will' the lecl e er in 1941, Miss Coleman give in leturn. A frying pan should' offm the flowing .steps in budget- always be heated and cooled grad- makln S outlined by Mrs. Ida A. ually. If cold water is poured into Fenton - ° f - th e University, of Arkana very hoc pan. it is likely to get sft s. College'of agriculture, warped and tipsy, and to scorch 1 According to , the Extension • eco-: food in one place and not cook it Jjp^ 1 ^^^ »ome management, the in another. ""* " Many Farmers Find It Pays to Grind Their Feed Electrically | Miss Coleman Outlines Plan For Making Each Dollar Do Its Duty "More for their money" could j well be. the slogan of farm families ; County Agent Advises ; Farmers To Use Good Seed Of Adopted Variety Though- North Mississippi County jurmm planted about 8262 acres oi lespedeza in 1940 many additional acres will be planted this Spring now that farmers have fiampd that this legume Ls one u; ihe be.s: Arkaasas hay crops as well as bein# one of the most im- poruint plants for both supplementary and permanent pastures, reports J. J. Piskren, county agent! Results o; research work con' v.wij on small farms r By IRA MILLER Farm Electrification ttureati ar ,ndin 9 can cut fc « co sts b, ,,60 best kn .own way to make a plan fo __ spending the family's income, is to The qarrot is a good taste com- C ? U the famil >' inl ° a counsel ses- panion for the peanut. One way to. SJOn : Understanding, of the family serve them together is mixed in -a[ ne s and desires b > r encl1 ihdlvid- r mxe n -a, loaf as the main dish. The loaf is u f l membei * « the simplest method of C f ecil , nng1 cooperation. Favmlle s beginning their first acl- '^ budgeting should tl start of the probable. ex- made by using a thick-tomato sauce with bread crumbs added to hold ( the peanuts; and_carrots together;: The loal should' he"\baked "hi "&*'• -•-, e • . ., .- -- — moderate oven for about an hour f? en f s for the es ^ntials of life, _^ j rood, housing, clothing, medical care, heat, light, water, postage, etc. After these necessities have been cared for, then other items should be considered. Keeping the budget simple by having a list of planned expenditures and the percentage of the total income which these items represent will help In forming a picture of the planned spending pattern. \ ^ It is a very simple process to divide the dollar into neat little piles of nickels and dimes and label this pile clothing, another food, and another recreation, but such'divis- ions are only guides, Mrs. Fenton says. • Because individual families have individual desires, certain objectives and tastes, the family budget must be individual. The Browns prefer books and magazines to beefsteak, the Whites with the some income are sending two children to clolege while the Joneses with the same income are working toward building a home of their own and old age security. A single budget pattern for these throe families is impossible but each' needs some kind of a guide to aid them in securing the greatest amount of good from their incomes, the Extension specialist declares. FARMERS WE HAVE SEVERAL Blue-Ribbon Rebuilt Tractors ?nd Machines off All •Sizes GUARANTEED LIKE NEW! AND PRICED TO SUIT YOUR POCKETROOK DELTA Implements, Inc. So, 2nd Phone 802 pOMPETENT authorities estimate ^ thai the feed bill makes up 50 to 90 per cent of the total cost oi livestock production. Therefore, the difference between profit and loss—between a successful and an unsuccessful year—for many farmers depends to a large extent on the economies or lack thereof they practice in the feeding of their poultry, cattle, hogs or sheep. Extended tests in all parts of the country and under widely varying conditions have proved that it pays to. grind many grains and roughages for most livestock. Among the advantages are: .Reduces feed waste; encourages full feeding; aids digestion; maintains milk and me-it production; makes it easier to mix feed; allows the use of less palatable feeds; and permits the feeding of roughage in self- Although custom grinding by commercial mills still is an important industry, more and more farmers — especially with the ever-increasing availability of electricity—are grinding all their feed at home excepting, containing ingredients they do not raise themselves. Electrically grinding grain at home results in a cash saving of from $1.25 to $2.25 per ton, as the average custom I — u^- —- » »o* **•' *•*•* ^ v*i \>| i*O W till grinder charges from 10 to 15 cents . a - s lhe experience of many farmers per 100 pounds whereas the cost oi 1 wl "' u have grown lespecteza with home grinding (even with electricity i OiU.sLanaing- success, may serve as at 5 cents per fcw.-hr., and allowing a guide to iurmers who are nlah- for depreciation, interest and repairs) nin* on planting lespedeza this is only about 4 cents per 100 pounds. ! Spring ^P^ueza mis In addition to this tangible saving, i ' ,. f A a , 4J there also is that of bagging the grain' ! ^ eed Advw ed loading it on a truck; journeying to The first step in successful pro- the mill; unloading at the mill; wait- Auction of lespedeza is obtaining ing until the grain is ground; loading S° 0(1 seed of an adapted variety, and making the return trip; and un- / Much of the lespedeza seed offered' loading and storing the grain at'the for sale at "bargain counter" prices ™,;, Th , e cost of th£?s e several items oiten contains large quantities of on his time, it constitutes an appreciable amount Grinding, grain at home assures a fresh and constant supply at all times and eliminates the inconvenience of leaving the farm when the weather'is bad or during busy seasons. Another advantage is that inferior feeds, not- worth the trouble and expense of custom grinding, can be profitably ground. There Is a size and type of grindor to meet the ieed and price require-' rnents of ev.yy farm, be it small or large. Electrical power is by far the cheapest and most convenient ior _ to Charles P. Simmons of the College of Agriculture. Dodder is one of tne costly weeas spread in Arkansas largely through low gz-ade lespedeza seed. Farmers will usually linu it worthwhile, Mr. Simmons said, to insist on high quality seed bearing the analysts tag 01" the Arkansas Plant Board. Korean and Kobe are the most popular hay varieties in this coun- .... rvoreaa. Is acout two weeks earlier than Kobe, but Kobe lasts longer in the Summer, is a higher yieider. and will usuallv recover Pickren Tells How Steers May Sign Up For JBe Best Marketed This Summer '41 Program Mississippi County cattle owners who have older steers on hand to will cooperate in 1941 farm iate Summer should be able to imimty committee chairmen this week, County Agent M. D. Amburgey has announced. Signing,' began Wednesday, and will be concluded Saturday, Feb. 15, with farmers thereafter required to come lo the county agent's office m this city to si^n u p for participation. Committees are available for convenience in assisting farmers with questions and routine for- . by C " markel lhern lo : a i that time, J. J. Pickren. county agent, .said today. There are two factors that indicate a favorable price will prevail during the lata Hummer, according to M. W. Muldrow, of the University of Arkansas (Jollege of Agriculture. One Ls that there will be a short supply of feed cattle available then, and the other is thai, there is a demand for good meat in the defense pr ties: Caruther.sville, Cooler, Steele, Braggadocio, Deering, Bakersville, Builer, Godair, Hay ward, Concord, Gayoso, Organ/ Hayti. Holland, Hermondale, Warden, Peach Orchard, Pascola, Bragg City, Tyler. Maplewood, Sam ford's Store, and under the AAA program, is recommended as a crop thai will enable pastures with good gains and then placed on. heavy grazing oi iespe- defca. will 'continue to'gain and attain a finish that will make them desirable killing cattle by late Summer and early Pall. Where Korean lespede/a is most generally grown, a few acres of Kobe is the prevailing help to assure din-able grazing into * late Summer. Where Kobe is the prevailing variety, an acreage of Korean would make it possible to start heavy grazing: earlier. The extra acreage of lespedeza for grazing can also be used for cows and calves and the early calves. January and February calves should attain, enough'weight and finish on lespedeza by late Pall to sell advantageously as killers. Cows without calve.s should also Farm Families Will Be Farm families in eastern. Arkan- cattle owners to take advantage of get, very fat on lespedeza by Aug- t)n.s .situation. Steers, particularly ust, and, in view of present prices two and three year olds, coming most of them should then go to off of Spring and early Summer ' market, Mr. Muldrow advLseo Wilson Cattle Bring Good Price On Chicago Market sas will have an opportunity " to „ ?^ IC ^°\ T^' 14 : ~ Arkansas broaden their circle n; InL, . Battle attracted attention in Tues- home grinding, particularly if the' |~ faetter alter - 'summer duoghis. Ko- onme cs v, chores. Ask the extension matures ,. . earlier and is more likely co -. » „ ~—' ---— •—-«. * <-* * .j i,i_* 14 i -•• — ^ -«. .-_•«.-•.*.•«.*, t%* kv* kO A1AWA. \« Ai IW A V t-VJ v^l™5^!^ I 0 ^£° runi - i!' eseed Itself.-Where adapted, Kobe usually more highly recommend- the much higher their circle of acquaintances this winter through a new series of weekly radio programs, "Farm Family of the Week," which will start Saturday over WM.C, Memphis, according to Miss Cora Lee - Coleman, and J. j. Pickren, county extension agents. The "Farm Family oi' the Week" series will be broadcast every Saturday morning at 6:15, the 10-minute program introducing a farm family and plesenting the achievements and plans of each member ;i" the family. Collaborating with the station in presenting the program are the Extension Service, University of Arkansas College of Agriculture, the Farm Security 'Administration, ' the Soil Conservation Service and j the Agricultural Adjustment Administration. Each agency will select one family a month for the program, and its editorial depart-. 1 ", day's trading at the Chicago Stock Yards this week. The two load consignment of yearlings came from the feedlots of the Lee Wilson company of Wilson, Ark., and sold Tor $11.25 per cwt. distance of around 28 hours. 550 miles in Brown Meal for Stew No hard and fast rules.are laid down for the cooking of stews, but the wise cook will start by browning the meat in .hot fat. That is what gives the stew its rich flavor and deep color. The meat should finish cooking in water—barely enough to cover. A low temperature, simmering, not boiling, softens the connective Eis- stie and makes the meat tender. ~. * I --- -««~«.»,«j v**^ Aiit,«U tidiUvI One drove consisted of 23 Short- 1 Long cooking for the meat and horns. of 1073 pound averages and i short cooking for the vegetables Ls the other, 35 Aberdeen-Angus av- i a good slogan to follow eraging 1051 pounds each. The Wilson company has .had. six loads of cattle on the Chicago Big- Kirds Economical Turkey is an economical form of r fche past two weeks— part, I poultry to cook and serve. One of 2,000 head which is being fed at ! large bird has' more edible meat Wilson. /The Tuesday consignment , and less waste than several small was loaded at 8:10 A. M. on the ' birds that total up to the dressed 10th and reached the Chicago mar- weight of the turkey. Also, it means kep at 12:15 P. M. on the llth. a less work for the cook ' AT COTTON PLANTING TIME •• • ' ~~ .A..-, •' '''' Farm Woman's News Corner "It's all done with mirrors" is more than a joke to women who consistently find good buys when Liey shop for ready-made dresses. They try everything on. according to Miss Cora Lee Coleman. county home demonstration agent. '.The. size'marked on the garment may be a. partial guide to fit, or it may be very misleading.'. Unfortunately manufacturers' sizes are not standardized either by aye or by bust measure. And women are not standardized either! Trying on holding the shoulder*; 01 means more than dress up to one's slipping it 'over n I .costs of seeding. However, the Mar- . prog f am - an its editorial depart- city of Kobe -seed this ear ma ^ ent . Wl1 ! P re P are the script for city of Kobe seed this year may their humble origins are neve- sus- nmk , e il necessary for many farm- pected. n r v ? r *^ b 'firs to seed, the Korean variety; For Wrs. A. c. Blackwell Chairman of Clothing sug B «, t . following uses for flour sacks' , „ , Dish towels, pillow cases sheets i - v*°L 5 L results I0r hay * Ies P edeza luncheon, clothes, place mats table' be seeded Countv* pastures a mixt " r e of all the varie- i. I ties of lespedeza is recommended. • j Should Be Properiy Seeded cloths, tray cloths, jelly strainers mattress covers, card table covers curtains, comfort protectors, dress- on a prepared seedbed. However, good results are .often obtained when the seed is broadcast and disked in. . ----- ,_.„ |j» ^ui-ouuia, (.u cooing table skirt, window shades, shoe- /; - Broadcasting on the sod followed cases, garment covers, laundry ''^ harrowing is the usual method ' the broadcast. The farm family to be introduced this week, selected by the Extension Service, is the Herman C. Gerdes family of Greene county, youngest couple ever to win the sweepstakes award in the Plant- to-Prosper contest. , Jags, stuffed animals, and dolls. getting lespedeza' established , . The heavier material used in' in fch ' e Permanent pasture. \Lespe- feed. seed and .fertilizer sacks* ---- "" '"' ------ ..... make them suitable : for shoe bags, pillows, draw curtains, shower curtains, place mats, mats for tops of •iurniture and bed-spreads. Mrs.. Blackwell points out, however, that these heavy sacks have a. commercial value when returned to the feed or seed store. If m a- 4-H Club News Notes 'deza may be seeded on fair outs and harrowed in or seeded with spring oats. After the oats are cut, the lespedeza will make an excellent pasture or hay crop. '. For hay about 20 to 25' pounds , „, TT -, • ol "seed per acre are recommended ! club IL was m char ^ e of the When seeded on a permanent pas- 1 me eting of Burdette 4-H Clubs ture. 8 to 10 ooimds"oer anrp ar » i Tuesday morning at the school. The songs, "America" and "God Burdette Group Meets L-. H. Autry, Jr., president of terial • could .be purchased with the' usually sufficient. - , — -— D - .. w „„« money received from the sacks to .Lespedeza should be 'seeded about ; Bless America," were led by the make a more suitable and per- February. 15 to April 15. 'song captain. After a program pre- hap.s a less expensive article. UiLs i seined by Club II. , agent, E. H. Burns, the county street dress in thn aisle of a cj-owdecl store, says Miss Sue Marshall, extension specialist i n doth- -, ., ..^ 4IOi , c U1WWR LHLS mg and household . arts. It means j should be taken into consideration 1 • Rickets In Children i agent, E. H. Burns, and home putting the dress on just as it will before using them for household Studies of rickets in children j management agent. Miss Inez Kinoe worn, standing before a full- purposes. (snow that at least 50 per cent of caid, met with the boys nnd girls length mirror, and using another j Directions for removing the! those irr the northern part of the of clllb L Mrs. Marjorie Psulmonds, local leader, attended the meeting. Home Accidents Common Statistics show that people are more likely to get killed right at home than out in the car on the road. In the United States last year 32,000 people were killed in home accidents. Almost five million j more were injured. -wj ----- »»^...| r »«* 4.VHHJT **A£ Lii" - tliVOt. 1.1.-1 VJllt- 11V/1 UllV^l 11 iJ(l,\ I- Ul LI 1C mirror to see how the dress looks I Printing and bleaching the sacks United States have at some time in on an sides and in back. A care- j as well as suggestions for dyeing, their lives suffered from a mild [ftl*s}l!lll coi'c ptr«? ! trimJllinP' nnr5 iMcil.'tT-irr r>..*-<-vi^.. /• »•/-*,..^, «r —l^lmi-n TIV,^* ;„ ...i i..-_; on all sides _ --.-».., .. ».»»,s_ j ---. "v, Bt jv.oi;»wjiO AL/J UJtfllllf W«i*i J1YCO OUiJViCVl IL(JHL U illllU K.I Duyer, MLSS Marshall says, sits j trimming and making articles from form of rickets. That is why physi- qown to see if there i.s enough I l hem are contained in Extension cians-and nutrition workers recom- room m the back of the skirt and ' Bulletin 2SO. "Using Surplus Cot- mend that young children living-in through the hips, and whether the r "" °—'- •• «--.-skirt rides up ungracefully at her Unees. She notes whether the ton Sacks." Copies may be ob-jtlie northern states receive fish talned free of chai-ge from county' liver oil or some other form of *vt»»c5 PR^.... - vitamin D, especially during the winter, along with well-planned extension officers. dress stays in place at the neck. Shoulder straps and shoulder Nutritionists have found that a i meals" width are very important, for good I Po»nri package of frozen fruit takes shoulder fit anchors the whole |- six hours to thaw in the ordinary dress. If the shoulder is t,oo wide. r efrigerator: three hours to thaw the sleeves slide down on the Out on the kitchen table, and two . . the Best Combination is the FARMALL and M-57 4-Row Planter T^r PLANT - ^like job in planting ori ING TIME, you'll be time beds. TheJioppersonthis and money ahead if you planter are combination use a Farmall-H or Farm- single seed cotton and flat- all-M Planter. These ac- drop corn hoppers. You curate machines come in can also get special plates two and four-row models for planting kafir corn and • his farmer is like many around here. He knows that a good way to save money is to keep his farm Sin- clair-ized with a full line of Sinclair products. For example, in buying kerosene, itpavs to ask for Sinclair SuperFlame. This kerosene will save you money over a season. That's because it burns clean in incubators and brooders.There's no odor or gases to kill the hatch. Let me supply you with Sinclair SuperFlame Kerosene and other Sinclair products when my truck calls ac your farm. Lef me deliver to yoirr farm arms. and it there are long hours to thaw in a breeze or under sleeves, the elbow fullness does not an electric fan. Frozen fruit in a come in the right place. It's equally j waterproof container will thaw in had IA i> n ,.« *K^ .1 ------ . .. . too 45 ter. Agenf Sinclair Refining Company (Jnc) B; J. ALLEN AGENT BlytheviDe, Ark. to hayc the .sleeves set high. Just how snugly one wants the walstlins to fit depends somewhat on the kind of dress and what the wearer does when &he has it on, t but in general women want their i waistlines to fall in a .straight i line around the waist, -so that the ; skirt lit.s smoothly over the hips ! and stays in place. In a house dress ; a woman reaches and sits and walks about. She generally wants ' a rather loose fit at the waist ! plenty of "give" through the shoul- ! ciers. and sleeves that do not catch j on her arms as she reaches, and she wants the neckline to be cool I and comfortable, Miss Marshall says. ; Housewives who expect to be ' weU-groomcd on a clothing budget I will spend their money for no garment, until thoroughly satisfied by,the store's mirrors that'll makes * them look like they want others j to see them, the extension clothing specialist says. ! From barn to boudoir is the Cinderella tale being told by feed and seed sacks in the hands of several enterprising Mississippi Countv homemakers. The sacks are being made into curtains, bedspreads, and other household furnishings. A little bleaching here and a Uttle dyeing there transforms the sacks until it is put Jn Fruit Acids Safe .It is perfectly safe to eat cher-i Plant scientists have found that ries and drink milk at the same! if the apple leaves have too much meal, or to use orange juice in a nitrogen at harvest time the color milk drink, it is true that the acid of the apples will not be very fruits may curdle the milk, but good. For best color and finish of that is what happens to the milk! the fruit, the apple trees should be in. the stomach anyway. The di- gesiive juices are far more acid Read Courier News want aos than the fruits eaten. fertilized well in the spring but not late in the summer. Now is an excellent time to do this. '- for cotton or corn. The combination of a FarmalUM and the four- row M-57 planter shown other sorghums, peanuts, etc. Come in and get more information about the new above is one that will help line of Farmall planters, you do an accurate, work- listers, and middle busters. DELTA IMPLEMENTS, Inc. 312 So. 2nd Phone 802 * I BUY EVERYTHING FROM HOMEFOLKS" . '• ~ '~ M*^ i n •• • ^i >' • ' ^ $w£:*'4&- "OATS AND WHEAT need quick, vigorous growth to produce bigger yields of better quality grain. That's why I top-dress with Arcadian, The American Nitrate ?lis] of Soda. Arcadian is made by homefolks here in the South. I want Southern Industry to grow. And I want my grain to grow, too. Give me Arcadian, with Uncle Sam on the bag!" NITROGEN NITRATE OF SODA "Top*Dressing with ARCADIAN at 200 pounds per acre produces more grain and better grain. It thickens the stand, helps plants to stool out better and send up more stalks loaded with plump, heavy grain. Be sure to get your Arcadian in the ground early before spring growth starts. And buy enough Arcadian, The American Nitrate of Soda, to give every acre of grain 200 pounds."

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