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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 28, 1941
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FfclDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1941 "BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE Published Every Friday In the Interest of Farm Families of This Agricultural Section. FARM NEWS - FEATURES Enter the Plant-to-Prosper Con- testa sponsored by the Courier News and Commercial Appeal. Cotton Stamp Plan i Favored By Growers In Pemiscot County CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Feb. 28.—Pemiscot County cotton growers are expected to participate strongly in the cotton stamp plan, according to an announcement made by County Agent M. D. Amburgey. Mr. Amburgey said the plan to increase the consumption of cotton goods was meeting with enthusiastic response in* this county, one of the principal ecu on producing counties of the Mid-South. The p'.an allows cotton producers from 525 to S50 per ucre by reducing their plantings in 1941 over the previous year's plantings, and all qualifying fanners can secure an r.ddnicna! payment of $3 by producing, a home garden. Applications to participate in the 'stamp plan must be made prior to June 15th, Mr. Amburgey said. Farm Cash Income From Milk Records New Three-Year High The stamps will be issued at the rate of ten cents per pound for the assigned yield on t. u .e ?o»-<?:iee left out of production. Based on average Pemiscot County yields, the stump plan payment will ,run from S25 to $50 acre for each acre letf out of production for the coming year. Serious Infestation This Year Indicated Unless Proper Remedy Given LI ratsi Association At Oscco^a Has Served 850 p a r m e r s Past Two Years f-W. i- „ " ' * •'i'oiv two years now farmers in this^area have had farm operating l6*Tns:iiTailable at the low rate o[ 4}»«. parciit. a year. Prank A. Bell, or-Ost&ola^, .secretary-treasurer of the 'Pl^wl^Prqc^c.tlonirpredii As- Observations made indicate that the infestation of bots in horses and mules this year will be heavy, J. J. Pickren and E. H. Burns, county agents, said today. Thick deposits of eggs of the leg botfly were seen on the fore legs, breasts, and mane of most work animals and young stock in pastures. These eggs, Mr. Pickren said, are taken into the mouth by the horses, and finally reach the stomach, where they spend the winter in bunches attached to the walls of the stomach. Their injurious effect, .together with stomach worms and large intestinal round worms of horses, has long' been recognized. According to M. W. Muklrow of the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture, thousands of horses and mules in Arkansas have been treated during the past five years with carbon disulphide with satisfactory results. After treatment, the Extension animal husbandman 1938 $1,396,000,000 1939 $1,355,000,000 194O $1,502,000,000 Care Urged For Young Herd Sire FSA Supervisor Urges Fnrm I'amihes Ihcu* Own Hot Whrn a uuiryninn sdrd.s a young herd sire thnl he hopes will im- jpiuu! his herd, he should glvo him I the best en re possible. This does ] not menu that he should house tho 0 Make young slro in a \vivnu stall and stuff him with feed; such trout-1 ment might ruin a future sire. H<5 should, however, provide the anl- Hot meals, now beinc MMTI-I m!mnl with a shelter Unit will give the homes of Arkansas farm fmnl- protection agulnst cold winds, snow, 'e* work-in" with (he Farm Si 1 -: and cold rains, says Warren Glf- t'ord. University of Arknnwx.s Collide of Agriculture. The herd sire, younn or old, n chance to oxercipr at. will, THOIII!HIS OF 10 O Mrs. Mratton. shoukl serve farm i'minlies in Mis- Count, v that now is the bt^in their work nnri pUut- iht 1 vowi'table yarden, said Frances Jones, FSA Supi'i'vlsor. Honv NEW YORK—"Farm cash income 1 from milk for 1940. totaled $1,502,000,000—an increase of $147,000,000 or 10.S7 per cent over the 1039 total and the largest since 1937, according to a Milk Industry Foundation report. Figures for 1940 show the importance of milk as a mainstay of farm purchasing power, the report says. The increase is also impressive as milk is a cash crop paid for monthly and not at tho end of the season as in. the case o£ most crops. Milk cash is widely used for current farm purchases aud merchandise. While 1940 figures are not yet available for all individual farm products, it is indicated that milk is again the largest single source oE farm cash income. While casl income from milk was up 10.S7 pev said, horses have the same done better on and cent tho income from all other arm products rose only 7.39 per :ent during 1940. Milk production of 111 billion quarts was the largest on record. More significant, farm cash income from milk for tho year 1940 was 91.3 based on 1924-29 as 100, compared vkh 77.6 for total farm income. Tho milk figure for December, 1940. was 104.5. while all farm iucome was S4.0. This shows how farm income from milk has been relatively much better maintained than farm income from 'all other crops and commodities, contrasted with the latter half of: tho more prosperous 20's. For 1940 the Milk Industry Foundation monthly milk sales reports from 13G leading U. S. cities indicate increases in sales of fluid milk of 1.4 per cent over 1939. rather than scattered thin avcus of Isolated plants and shrubs. Shun OverplanUiiK All good gardeners agree that overplanUng should be avoided. Hedges that can be trimmed and easily controlled are frequently desirable along the lot line. 5 :, particularly across the street front, to in- "Farm families have learned urini; (he past few yours thru the •reduction of home grown food for •• jw rop^i.'mplion is e.ssonlial M ;lu'v arc going to huvc a comtorl- ihlr living," .she said. "Food pro- •'uiTd by the FSA families last 'car was worth approximately v'on.000. or even more. "Wo arc urjjinu our families to rakr their own hot beds in order luii they can cut down the ox- rue of their tMmk'u.s," Mio suiri. \Vr hiivo comp'olfld arrangements here wo will be able to buy suf- 'cu'tit seed to supply two persons 'or a year for an average of $1.25.'' necklets on approved plans for hot beds and on spring gardens ire imu'lable at the County Agent's ftico or through the county of (let i tho Farm Security AdminLstra- on Mrs. Jones said (hat the I'ol- \vint: vcf-M'Uibles may be planted cabbage, mustard. tho unlmul husbandman .says, ho i.s old enough lor .service, exercise keeps him ill. nnd the lurger outside range ho am luive tho bettor, provided ho .is not allowed to n:n with the cow herd. A young hull .should be kept in a good Ihrllty condition ivnd kept growing no thut he will attain full .si/,i'. An undersized bull is always- looked upon with dtsfiivor. A good heifer or cow ration usually miiko.s a good nit ion for the herd sire. Green-colored, Unify, sun- cured hay Ls pood for him. It may be legumo hay, such as Icspcdr/n. r < Coleman Points Out ( Ideas For B r i'n g i n g' World's Great Bridges Clothes Up To Date Pictured on Stamps *DRIDGES are a favorite theme | Dame Fashion nnd Mother Na- *> f or stamp designers and the Urn; together managed to keep the specialist who collects such issues- feminine population eternally oc- will ( < mc j inany O f the most famous, with the problem of what slruclurcs easily available. ' is! to wt.'nr. the i)ri-.sent, occasion for concern bctnn: the Spring wardrobe, .says Miss Cora Lee Colc- mftn. county home demonstration When th«> wind bruins to louc its Winter's lidyi 1 , the frees to bud, and the mercury to case back up the thermometer, clothing budget- cm turn to l.he task of bringing last season's wardrobe up-to-date. And according to Miss Sue Marshall. University of Arkansas College of Agriculture, this process of rejuvenation may vary from the simple treatment of adding a new collar and belt to a major operation. Miss MarsJmll siiMKc.sLs that new fashion mauaxhuvs will be a February: beets, :au'iflower, kali?, lettuce, Home Owners In This SCC- crease privacy and to prevent "On :Fefa^Z4,^iKfe^l|feSrodiiction ; lne sium credit asS^ttffi^AH&Siver the ^ Ve had TTnitPH &^£fti*^i:ft.!r inter- Tne same dose Wl11 ^ ncl ° C botb ' reSi^'f^the lowest stomach worms, and the large tn- tion Already Of Spring Planting _. . . . i paths from being worn in the lawn. 1 bin King 1 Although trees, shrubs, ana of the owner's est rates ^ftfe—,^ .. .. nationwide • ; m%iB^3f»t«t.:iavailal)le ..i^^Jfer-V-JA^,-. , - n Mr. 850 to farmers the history o. Bell said. "In farmers in ed by the Credit Association^ $1.200,308.15- from tion.'' . \\$;i&&'j',:^ | "In these times wri^^ttiifei.jprices ; cf so many commodities'^ChclJarmer • buys are headed up, ii~.-iai.wcii, that stock we pause to reflect terest rates made availa 1 of cooperative action, to production credit testinal worms. The roundworms in the intestines in _e masses at times that they may cause obstructions in addi- the parasitic effect. now, the treatment will ^-^bSiTOw'ed rid the a^ 111 ^ 5 of work of the season is over, together, owners of work assemble their animals in iri ^, groups of 50 or more can obtain use j the services of a veterinarian at nominal charge per head. Infestations of these parasite members and iudircct^-'iyS^^'all farmers as a result setting effect of our "When the prc sociations were first c 1933. the interest rate cent. As the --volume the outstanding signs of infestation in colts are general un- thriftiness, rough hair coat, and paleness of membranes of mouth and eyes. Older horses, Mr. Mul- cent. This continued reductttftfcSin interest rate was possible-^ufn ^ uent lU ? ess lvon ^ c ? h f- the cooperative efforts of Sl^ptlief ! tite of horses infested production credit associations such as the one serving Mississippi County." «ws usually remains with para- good. The Tone.'bright colors of seed catalogs will soon be bringing a .spot of color into many homes to offset i the drabness of Winter. j In many sections of the country : home own>-r.s are aa'cady mming i then* tnougnts to spring piaiuui^. ! In more excrerne regions it wju be several wtcss yet oeiore tne soil s'now.s signs of soiceauig, Due nome garatncis everyv/htrc are ap- iyroacuing the end of their long pcnoa 01 Winter inactivity. Spring Sounds Call Early opiiiig- is me period of greatest acuvuy lor most garden- do. J.NOC oiiiy muse me sou oe prepared ana s^eas pUin^ect ouc trees ana pianus require ait-entjon aue me n,trusnips oi Wmcer, and iu is I aiso me period tor transplanting j many snrucs ana piancs. Planting is a particularly useful adjunct to tne cic-sign 01 inc sinail house and 15 encouraged oy me Housing hedges take much attention because of llioir permanent character, ihe flower bed which requires annual replanting most often affords the gardener his greatest pleasure. Farm Woman's News Corner The Women's Home Demonstration Club of Clear Lake, met Wed- Muon plJinl.s and sets, parsnips, T.-ns. ijotatocs, rndishes, spinach, \visschnrd and turnips, "And, if you're looking for an inexpensive way to build a hot cd." Mrs. Jones said, "here's a ip from an FSA farm fnmily. | "Punch holes In the bottom of •n old tub. Put in about two in-, •hes of brick or reck for drainage. ill the tub about a third lull ol tuble manure and pack down well. Tlirn place rich soil six or ei^ht •riches deep. Sow the seed, pressing own lightly. Cover lightly with 'SI. Place the tub on the south :icl2 of a building and cover with icnvy cloth or muslin. Extrn pro- •.Mticn should be given for frosty .;i^hi-s- Water occasionally. The 3h\ns are left In the tub until all Danger oft:frost is overhand-then iiransplantecl. Save the hot berl because it can be used for several years." alfalfa, soybeans and clover, or a i so j (1 n ,| iu . of k | ea , s j- or housewives mixture of legume nnd other native hays, such as !;rcen-colored hay. Bleached hays and corn stover are not no desirable for a rouphafie, Ur. Gilford says, because they an; deficient In vitamin A. and linvu a lower value in total I'uocls nutrients. If the rouyhngt 1 fed is » a rntlon of 3 parts corn chops, 3 parts (irciintl on Us, one part wheat, bran, and one part cottonseed meal plve i;ood results. If roughage is bein; n non; fed, a better grain mixture would be one made up of equal ])arts by weight of ground corn, ground oats, wheat, Thc time to spread the lime is late nesday, at the Community kitchen | in the aftcrnon, oand only in dry appetite has to be good to nourish thousands of parasites in a horse. 4-H Club News Notes with eight members and Miss Cora Lee Coleman present. Miss Coleman discussed the Live at Home program, year around ^ ! gardens and. ways of getting rid of 1 household insects. The song "America" was sung and Mrs. "i. E. Dicksoti led the devotional. Mrs. Mabel Harmon read the pcem. "It Is True." A general discussion was held on yard benutificaticn, also oi> the ccokinc of rice. Several chairmen Trce.s and snruuutry acm co uu> iiv- | marie " re p 0l -ts. It was decided to Furs, when being stored, should not be crowded into suit cases, boxes or small closets in which the fur is pressed flat. nest Harris, pig; Boboyo Storey, " Room Improvement; A1 f r e i d a i Davis. Garden; and Ara Lee Craig, j clothing, and song captain, Evc- I 3yn Lewis. ! Seven new members were initiated by giving the 4-H pledge, were Charles Hudson, uiny Sue Wirincr, H. B. Davis, George aoie quanty oi a property and, wnen correctly placeo. vrm ennoncc tne arcnuccturni cnaracter ot. house. Advice on Tree IManliug Shacie trees snouiQ ne placed so that tney win provide snacle iro:n the anctnoon sun and also frame the house. It snouid be remem- -ive a shower of plates to Ihe kitchen, which has been newly decorated inside, at the noxt meeting. The hostesses, Mrs. Harmon and Mrs. Ed Bass, served refreshments of sandwiches and Cotfee. weather. If the lime once damp. Mr. Allen says, it bncomw caked and useless, so the bnrrici has to be renewed after each min Thcrs is a m:\v chemical which if poisonous to slugs, called mctalclc- hydc, Lho Extension .sijncialist says Unfortunately most, of the supplier cf this chemical, come from Europe \\1ien available, one part metaldc- hyrie mixed with 50 parts of whoa bran, scattered around the seedbed .or left in small piles, proves ver\ effective against the spotted garden .slug. A few firms sell the mixture ready for use. Mr. Allci said. Gardeners who are finding the bored tnat such treCvS need room t.o'j S jivcry trail of the slug near grow ana snouid never oe planted 100 to tna nouse. A tc\v iruu trees ore dcsiraoic lor both their and flower. In selecting material to be plant- to tne nouse. simple novice. The Lour Oak 4-H Club met Monday, at the school Atlas Boles, president, presided over the meethiL;. The group opened the These meeting by singing "Arkansas." The Sue Wirincr, H. B. Davis, George cf roll was called and the minutes Davis, Alfrcida Davis, Evelyn Lewis, «nri wui not develop quickly-into rrad by the secretary. Bobby c j and Bobbie Handley. Storey. The following captains were elected. Tiny Widncr. poultry: Er- j coldframes or frame gardens advised by Miss Cora Lee county home demonstration fi^-nt. that ihe nmavdr-r con be forestalled in his nightly raids by u v«'ry Circus .SAN JOSE, Cnf. fDPI—Mrs. A3 bert Graf told Judge R. R. Sye her husband refuses to grow up When he wns a little boy, H!K I said he had an iimbltion to I ravel with a circus. Finally, five years afte their marriage, a carnival came t. town, he joined it, and .she' seen him since. Shf won a lookliu; I'oi' remodeling s Popular fashions for ths which will make romodellny easy, l.ho extension cloth Ini; .specinliHt ntys, include jumped dresses, gored skirls, rows of tucks, two-color dresses, and combiniiUonr; of cllf- lerent kliuls of materials. Many \\ pieced .seelion in n ijiirmonf cnn bu covered with tucks, pk'nls or rows of lititchlnn, Miss Murbhnll The Sidney harbor bridge pictured on Australia's stamp,! above. The $30,000,000 structure- was opened in 1032. The bridge is: 3770 feet long, 400 feet'high,.al-; lows hcadwny of 170 Icet for pas-j sage oi vessels. . ' United States pictured the; Eads bridge ncross the Mississippi; 'at St. Louis in Uio Trans-Missis- 1 sippi issue and the -Honeymoon' •Bridge nt Niagara Falls in the Pan American Exposition scries. Ecuador's Golden Gate Exposition 'Issue pictured the Golden GalCj bridge. i Southern Rhodesia included the! Victoria Falls bridge, in the Cecil Rhodes 50th anniversary commemorative set. Canada has the Quebec bridge on a stamp. One of! Lyons numerous bridges is shown; on u French issue'of 1939, ' • i Liechtenstein in eluded two, bridges in.the 1937 Labor issue of. four values. Dominican RepubUc! pictures three structures, San Ra- 1 iael, Trujillo nnd Kamfls bridges; on 1034-35 releases. rnn. and c.oltonseccl meal. :1 bone moal and salt, should bo' ept. available at nil times, and it' very important to hiwc a plentl- til supply of clean frosh water, The amount of grain to be fed cpcndr. upon Uie slxe and concli- on of the animnl. The ^rnln al- owancc will usually range between and 10 pounds. After H bull is two yours old, it a good practice not; to kcop him 00 fat. A slightly thin condition vill keep him more lit and does not iced to injure his growth. In case 1 sire developed too large n body, he dairyman may decreriKo the quantity of rougluige find feed more jrain in the dairy ration. Dr. Glf- 'ord aclvisw. Slip also points out that popularity of bolero, 1 ) olfrr another i - t- modeling suK^i'.stion. nnd thut the continuing vogue of ptustel shades 1? another boon to clothing bud- gnfefirs who im- depending on many last-season fronk.s. One Slous In The Kltelu-n of the HOU!K of Kitchen Is to reduce the number of .steps needed in performing routine tasks. This slop-saving principle is best effected by dividing vh« kitchen into work centers, with till the supplies and equipment needed for one. kind of kitchen work grouped toyothcr in one pluce. Mexico Stocks Game Birds SACRAMENTO, Gal. (UP)—Mexico in .stocking vip on game birds- The-first accurate check ever made between the state fish and game control and the U. S. Customs, shows that Mexico during- the past .six months has Imported from California 18,442 quail; 6,555 doves; 0,505 wild ducks; 205. wild {jccse; 45 snlpc.s and 26 pheasants. . Rund Courier News want'ads. Legend Cites Treachery Behind Nag's Head, N. C. NAG'S MEAD. N. C. (UP)—The legend of hew Nng'K Head, situated on (lie Outer Banks of North Carolina's coast, got its name Is older Hum anybody's memory. Dangcrc'u.5 shonls made it impossible for .ships to puss near thu present site of Nag's llcnd, the legend goes, without running aground. The isolated inhabitants hit upon an Idea which was distressingly successful. The men tied a lantern around ;i mule's neck and led l.he animal up and clown the beach, giving tint impression to passing .ships Hint II, wns u buoy. When the ships ap- prc/.irhrd the swnying lights they ran nground ami the primitive people of lv: banks scurried over tin shoals, boarded tho vessel, si IK confiscated what they wanted ol the c;u'go. Hence "Na^'s Head." accord in; 1 ; K> the .story. THEY'RE HEREl Amazing low prices. Stunning new patternsi APPROVED Alfalfa Seed Lespedeza Seed Oats "' Seed Corn All Kinds of Field Seeds Keystone Bulk Garden Seeds BABY CHICKS PURINA FEED Fresh Dressed Poultry L K. Ashcraft& Co. 112 E. Main Phone 154 \Vn Buy Pniiltr? pact varieties snoiiid be cno.sen. a type tnat is easily controlled A ^_in^--v ribbon (;f hydrMrd Isiiie around the frame yarden or roldfranu: will keep garden sluu'- a'.'-iy Read Courier News wan I ads. Flim\ BUSINESS inp to the information received by Miss Coleman from Earl J. Allen oi the University of ArVian.'-.a:. C'.'Joi Ayricuiture. 3-^J? s«vtcj,_iNC,_T,_M. t.K. v. i PAT. o?y ? miniature forest bcamc! wnicn j from tender young plant?, arcon:- tlie .small house is hidden. Location Requires Study Most veteran landscape gnrcicn- : err. noicl that it. is usually desirable j '.£££. to place tne higher-growu^g .spcci- mcn.s at the corners, -oanKiug tnnm .\itn appropriate shrubs or low evergreens. A row of even-hi?u;iu jjlaruin? completely suiTounding a tiouso is tnought to result in an unpleasant appearance The most pleasing effects :.rc produced by .simpk: planting tront- Tlio :-li!g. a !-ent;cn hortiruiturist. Ir-, a r.u>il;r>h, 1'icp the snail, hut without ^ si'-nii- "vVbtcn if encounters u powdm^- lime barrier it .soon exhau.s'.s if.-c!f secreting large amounts of pro-' tcctive slime. Tlien it shrivrr:; up and dies. To be effective the lime Oivarl' Apl)!«' Trn- Appears GENEVA, N. Y. <UPi — A truly dwarf apple tree, easy to pick and quick to bear fruit, has bcconu- a practical accomplishment, according 1o Dr. H. 13. Tukey. state experiment station horticulturist. The d.w;irf i.rrr; grows no taller than :». man cun reach and bears fruit, In tin; .second year sit the latest. Sponges, thoir^h animals, be y low n from slips, like can The famous library of law ami other books in the Middle Temple, London, founded in 1(541, contains about. 70,000 volumes. CHAMPION .runt ami the of minimum nut-;.spread completely around anri J ! '>'t teriai. employing well-pro port toned i inf.icte Ihn yeedbed. It shntilu be- • and arranged planting in groups inches wide and, half an :m:h t>> (1 P © 11 In Arkansas' cleanest xvprvkly . . . clean at scrvJcr A us tion T>;»rn all limes . . convenient prompt We FJo No! I^uy ami Trade• WE JUST SELL IT FOR YOU, Buy and sell at a fair price, set a square deal both ways. 'I'd like u card of congratulations lo send io my-sergeant —he's got the measles." BARN OX OLD CHICAGO MILL <fc LUMBER COMPANY SITE. BIATIIEYILE'S PIONEER AUCTION SALE! FARMERS WE HAVE SEVERAL Blue-Ribbon Rebuilt Tractors and Machines Hi! Sizes LI AND PRICED TO SUIT YOUR POCKETBOOK I T L a mpiements, inc. 312 So. 2nd Phone 802 Yields Go Up— Profits Increase \ - ;••.'',.-• when you crush the clods and crust* 'T'lIERE Is no other implement in tho tillage line *- that vLJI produce the same good results on a seedbed as iho McCorniick-Dccring. double-gang • Soil Pulverizer. Used after the planter it pro- TOolea germination. Itis ideally adapted to blind cultivating and breaking crusts in newly planted fields. Afso good for rolling McCORMICK- DEERING Soil Pulveriser PER WEEK A RECORD MAKING TIRE AT RECORD MAKING TERMS. PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 5th & "Walnut Phone SK CAT\ r supply Mc Cor mi ck- Dccring Soil Pulver- izers, for horse or tractor draft, in single- gang sizes* an girig from 48 to 116 inches, and double-gang sizes from 51 lo 100 inches. Double extension-gangs to increase rolling capacity up lo 18^ feet arc available. Stop in and get our price on the right outfit for your faim. CAN BE OBTAINED'WITH SEEDER ATTACHMENT AT SMALL EXTRA COST : DELTA IMPL1MENTS, Inc. Phone 802 312 So. Second

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