The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 14, 1954 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 14, 1954
Page 11
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FRIDAY, MAT H, KM PAGE EXJETHI Weather And Crop Bulletin (Compiled by cooperative efforts of TJSDA, Extension Service, Department of Commerce and University of Arkansas College of Agriculture.) Hot dry weather continued throughout the week ending Tuesday morning, April 27th. Precipitation was confined to scattered showers. Only 14 stations reported measurable rainfall. The average of the weekly totals at these stations was only 0.23 inch. There were 5 stations that had sprinkles too light to measure and 8 stations that received no rain during the week. The greatest total reported was 0.92 inch at Blytheville. The weekly mean temperature for the State was 72 degrees, which is 6 degrees above normal. Weekly mean temperatures at- the reporting stations ranged from 68 degrees at Fayetteville to 74 degrees at Blytheville, Camden, Newport, Stuttgart, and Texarkana. The highest temperature reported was 92 degrees at Carrfden on the 23rd and the lowest 51 degress at Fayetteville on the 22nd and at Gilbert on the 24th. Much planting and cultivating was done during the week and this work is considerably ahead of schedule. Soils were almost ideal for tillage. There is adequate moisture for growing crops in southwestern and southeastern areas and in a number of sections elsewhere in the State. However, rains would be helpful in some counties, particularly in Central and West-Central Arkansas, although no crops are suffering to any extent except some oat fields 'which are heading on very short straw. Farmers have not been plagued to any extent by insects so far this .crop season except for cutworms on some corn and tomato fields, and a few farmers are poisoning. * * * COTTON planting continues at a rapid rate, with about half of the intended acreage planted in a number of counties and more than three-fourths of the crop planted in a few major producing counties. Stands of early planted cotton are good, except in Howard County where overflow will make some" replanting necessary. Some is already being chopped in Chicot County and chopping is about to get underway in a number of other counties. More than half of the intended CORN acreage has been planted in some localities. Stands are good for the most part and many fields are being cultivated. Scattered cutworm 4-H Citizenship Award Okayed The State Extension Service has renewed the National 4-H Citizenship Award Program for 1954. This is the seventh consecutive year the program has been offered to encourage good citizenship among 4-H Club members. The two national winners — a boy and a girl — will each receive a $300.00 college scholarship. The awards are provided through the earnings from a trust fund established by a group of Chicago business leaders in honor of Thos, E. Wilson, chairman of the National Committee on Boys and Girls Club Work. They are in recognition of Mr. Wilson's personal interest and support of 4-H Club Work for more than 30 years. County Extension Agents will furnish complete Information on this program. damage is reported. Most ALFALFA fields promise a good first cutting and some fields are ready for harvest. New seedings of LESPEDEZA continue to grow well. • * • SMALL GRAIN CROPS are heading out rapidly. Good OAT yields are expected in much of the State, some central and western counties although prospects are only fair in short straw. Oat hay harvest will where the crop is heading on very. soon get underway. A very good WINTER WHEAT crop is in prospect. Much RICE was seeded during the week w^th seeding more than half complete in a number of ooun- ties. Stands from early plantings are mostly good, ome rice has been flooded for the first time in Arkansas and Louisiana Counties. -• • * SOYBEAN planting varies widely small percentage in some counties by counties — ranging from a very up to 85% in North Mississippi County. Stands so far have been very good. STRAWBERRY harvest is well underway in South* Arkansas and is just getting started in west central counties and in the White County area. Yields will be low but berries promise to be of good quality. CACHES are making excellent growth in Johnson County, and in Pike County orchards are being sprayed for curculio. TOMATOES have been transplanted to fields in South Arkansas. Most of the CUCUMBER acreage has been planted in Sevier County. Both PASTURES and CATTLE continue to show improvement in condition and the milk flow has increased. FARM LABOR is adequate at present but will be in strong demand very soon for chopping cototn and picking strawberries. Mr. Farmer WE CARRY A COMPLETE LINE OF SWIFT MIXED FEEDS—FOR CATTLE, HOGS AND POULTRY. SK OR CALL US FOR YOUR FEED REQUIREMENTS. SWIFT & CO. OIL MILL South Highway 61 Phone 2-2032 Pictured below are a bargain Hereford bulls and one that brought a record price. They are two of (150 head of purebred stock sold at a recent auction to desperse the famous herd of Hillcrest Farms, Chester, W. Va., to settle the estate of the owner, the late C. A. Smith. The bargain is HC Larry Domino 12th (top) grand old sire of ths herd and one of the greatest breeding bulls of aH time. IE. C. McCormick, of Medina, Ohio, bought & second half-interest in him for $52,500. A couple of years ago, he paid $105.000 for his half-Interest. Larry Domino, with whom McCormick ia pictured, is the second highest living: Rt-gister-of-Merit sir* and bis sired six international Champions. The world's record auction price of $100,000 was paid for the other bull, Hillcrest. Larry 25th. Buyer was Ralph Fair, of Boerne. Tex, The bull is one of the youngest sires ever to get the Register-of-Merit designation. Mr. and Mrs. Fair are shown being: congratulated by C. A. Smith, Jr. ONE FOR THE MONEY-A record auction price of $100,000 was paid for this bull, Hillciest £arry 25th. one ofthe youngest sires ever to get the Registers-Merit designation "was bought : by Ralph Fair, of Boerne, Tex. The three-day auction dispersed the famous 650-head held of Hili- eh*ter, W. Va., to settle the estate of .the late G. A. Smith the owner. Fair and Mrs. Fair are shown being congratulated by C. A. Smith, Jr. BARGAIN 1 BULL—E. C. McCormick, of Medina, Ohio, got a bargain in bulls at the recent auction of Hillcrest Farms' purebred Hereford stock at Chester, W. Va. He paid $52,500 for a second half-interest in HC Larry Domino 12th, with xvhorn he's pictured above. Larry Domino is the grand old sire of the famous Hillcrest herd. A couple of years ago McCormick paid $105,000 for a half-interest in the bull. Larry Domino, one of the greatest breeding bulls of all time, is the second-highest Jt^gister-of-Merit sire and has sired six International Champions. PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 45 BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the State of Arkansas, and by the Senate; a Majority of all the Members Elected to Each House Agreeing Thereto: THAT THE FOLLOWING is hereby proposed as an amendment to the Cot.- stitutlon ojf the State of Arkansas, and upon being submitted to the electors or the State for approval or rejection at the next general election for Representatives and Sen- ntor, if a majority of the electors i voting thereon, at such an election, ' adopts such amendment, the same MAKI TOM OWN RAIN S 0CCC CftC* I* ft y*. to fHI *M WflM o*m you tv«I » MUM «•*«, f«itr, foolproof Mnattnif fcwy "I*, coup** «M! fitting k •»**• « *• fee* ** . . I W M4 SYSTEMS COW NO MOW Dealers Wanted! A-M SPRINKUR IRRIGATION SYSTFMS McKINNONS Manila, Ark. art of the Constl- je or Arkansas, to- shall become a tutibn Of tbe Sti Wit: SECTION 1. The Executive Department of tills State- consist of a Governor, Lieutenant Governor. Secretary of State, Treasurer o? State, Auditor of State. Attorney General' and Commissioner of State Lands, all of whom shall keep their offices at the seat of Government, and hold their offices for the term of two years and until their successors are elected. and qualified. SECTION 2. The annual salaries of such State officers, which shall be paid In monthly installments shall be. as follows: The Governor, the sum of Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,000.00); the Lieutenant Governor, the sum of Three Thousand and' Six Hundred Dollars ($3,600.00); the Secretary of State, the sum of Seven Thousand and Two Hundred Dollars (S7.200.00); the Treasurer of State, the sum of Seven Thousand and Two Hundred Dollars ($7,200.00); the Auditor of State, the sum of Seven Thouand and Two Hundred Dollars ($7,200.00); the Attorney General, the sum of Eight Thousand Dollars ($8,000.00); and the Commissioner of State Lands, the sum of Six Thousand Dollars ($6,000.00). SECTION 3. The above mentioned State Officers shall be elected by the qualified electors of the State at large at the time of the regular general election for voting for members of the General Assembly; the returns of each election therefor shall be sealed up separately and trans- mitted to the seat of government by the returning officers not later than the last day of November of the year in which the election is held, and shall be directed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives. The General Assembly shall convene in special session on the first Mond#y in December of the year in which the members of the General Assembly are elected and shall be in session for a period not to exceed three days, unless called into special session by the Governor. At such session of the General Assembly, and upon both Houses being organized, the Speaker of the Souse of Representatives shall open and publish trie votes cast and given for each of the officers hereinbefore mentioned, in the presence of both Houses of the General Assembly. The person having the highest number of votes for each of the respective offices shall be declared duly elected thereto; and shall immediately begin his term of office; but if two or more shall be equal, the highest in votes for the same office, one of them shall by chosen by a joint vote of both Houses of the General Assembly, and a majority of all the members elected shall be necessary to a choice. SECTION 4 The General Assembly shall meet In regular session of sixty (60) days, which need not be continuous, at the seat of government every two years on the first Monday in February of each odd numbered year until said time be changed by law. The members of the General Assembly shall receive as their salary the sum of Twenty-four Hundred Dollars ($2.400.00). except the Speaker of the House of Bepresentatives, who shall receive as his salary Twenty- five Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($2.550.00). for each period of two (2) years, payable at such time and in such manner as the General Assembly may determine; and in addition to such salary the members of the General Assembly shall receive Ten Cents (lOc) per mile for each mile traveled in going to and returning from the seat of government over the most direct and practicable route; and provided, further that when e^ld members are required to attend an Macftonald's farm RAKES 00 CLOfl THI WINDOW, T . BALERS fARMERSIMPLEMENT CO. 7- BLV7HtVtLlt t ARK. extraordinary or special session of the General Assembly, they shall receive In addition to salary herein provided, the sum of Twenty Dollars ($20,00) per day for each day they are required to attend, and mlle- acc\ at the same rate nereln provided. SECTION 5. There Is hereby created a joint ad Interim committee Of the General Assembly to be selected from Its membership, as may be provided by law, for the purpose of conduct- Ing research Into governmental problems and making audits of State agencies. The General Assembly shall fix the amount of per diem and expenses of committee members and the compensation and expenses of. the committee's emoloyees. SECTION 6. ((a) The General Assembly shall from time to time provide for the salaries and compensation of the justices of the Supreme Court and for the salaries and expenses of the Judges of the Circuit and Chancery Courts of this State: provided, that such salaries and compensation of the Justlcc-s of the Supreme Court and the salaries and expenses of the Judges or the Circuit TTie ONLY house paint that guards your home these THREE ways: 1. IT'S FUMI-RESISTAN1 2. IT'S SELF-CLEANING 3. IT'S ENRICHED WITH VITOLIZED OILS Pittsburgh SUN-PROOF MOUSE PAINT Industrial fuet, cot! smoke, toot, surface dirt cannot penetrate new fume-resistant SUN.PROOF Houic Paint! Self-cle»ninf ... the proof i» in tb« painting. Paint your houK . Irhite— keep it bri»hf «r:rh Pittfburgh fumt-mmant SON-PROOF Paint! MISSISSIPPI County LUMBER CO. 1801 W. Main— Phone 3-8151 PITTSBURGH FAINTS tttt Bean Contest Clubs Set Up MCPA Sponsors Event For 4-H, FFA Students Again this year 4-H and FFA students in Missouri's Delta area will have an opportunity to participate in a soybean production contest which is being sponsored by the Missouri Cotton Producers Association. The club was officially organized, in 1953, and its purpose is to increase efficiency in agricultural production. Sponsors of the club will also hope that knowledge Rained through participation in the contest will better prepare young farmers for a place in a highly corapetative and specialized agriculture. Any 4-H or FFA student, who is responsible for producing his soybean crop, is eligible for membership in the club and for prizes to be awarded. First place winners will each receive a $50 Savings Bond. All entrants who produce more than 40 bushels of soybeans per acre will receive special recognition find be awarded a specially designed lapel pin. Only one plot may be entered in the contest, and each plot must be from 2 to 5 acres in size. Entry blanks must be filed with the MCPA by nil entrants not Inter than July 1. 1954. The contest will in all cases be either direct supervision of project supervisors, who will in all cases be either a county extension agent or vocational agriculture instructor. In addition to meeting requirements and rules established by each project supervisor, all entrants arc required to file a complete Report Blank with the MCPA not later than December 35, 1954. All interested 4-H or FFA students may obtain detailed information on the contest from their county agents vocational agriculture instructors, or the Missouri Cotton Producers Association. Portageville, Mo. and Chancery Courts snail not bo less thun now provided by law. (b) The General Assembly Bhall by law determine the tttnountj and method of payment or salaries to tho Commissioners of the Workrnens' Compensation Commission; provided, that the salary of any Commissioner Bhall not bo less than now provided by law. (c) The General Assembly Bhall by law determine the amount and method of payment of salaries of county officials. Nothing nereln shall be construed ns abrogating any rl^ht of the people ns the State of Arkansas under the Initiative and Referendum provisions of the Constitution of the statutes of Arkansas. (d) That Section 23 of Article XIX of the Constitution and Section 2 of Amendment IX to the Contltutlon of the State of Arkansas be and the earac are hereby repealed. SECTION 7. That Section 39 of Article 7 of the /Constitution of the State of Arkansas is amended to read us follow: "For every five hundred electors there shall be elected one justice of the peace, but every township however small, shall have two Justlceu of the peace." SECTION 8. This amendment shall be In force upon Its adoption and shall not require legislative action to put It Into force and effect. "Approved: March 26, 1053. C. Q. HALL * Secretary of State 8HEUMAHC ARTHRITIC VICTIMS Offered fate Relief Fr«n Fife A ipmlil KnUrU Coated Tat*)tt. Quick- IT enUn Wood itrwns from talwtinw. Will not nnuotat*. Reduce nrlo »oiil. giving quick, lonirer Justing rcJirf to docp- •Mted p«hM. Get genuine A.R. Pain Relief Tmbl«U. KffiBX DRUG STORES ft all &• earth's solid surface were leveled off so that it was perfectly smooth, that land sur- face would be covered by wat*r one and one half miles deep »U over the globe. THE ORIGINAL i 1840 CABIN BOTTLE name ofi/ie &ngl& BEST OF THE BETTER BOURBONS SIX YEARS OLD 86 PROOF. L G. BOOZ DISTILLERY COMPANY. BARDSTOWN. 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