Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois on May 31, 1955 · Page 2
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Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois · Page 2

Dixon, Illinois
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Tuesday, May 31, 1955
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The b*st thfrw obout some of the i popular songs is thot they surely con't stay that way very long. Rub a little paste wax on the edge of desk or dresser drawers to keep them from sticking. A vivavoce vote in the House of Representatives is a vote taken by roll call and answered orally by each member. Fresher air tn all kinds of weather. New High-Level ventilation takes in air through louvers at cowl level. Styling that works for you. In two design treatments —styling that catches tne eye, calls attention to your business. Amboy Guernsey Completes Record PETERBOROUGH, N. H. (* — (Special) — A registered Guernsey cow. Dennis Farm P. Lilly, owned by J. M. Dennis, Amboy, 111., has completed an official Advanced Registry record of 10,735 pounds of milk and 546 pounds of fat on two times daily milking for 365 days. She started her record as a junior four-year-old. This production represents approximately 5,117 quarts of high-quality milk. This record was supervised by the University of Illinois and was reported to the American Guernsey Cattle Club for approval and publication. The latest In cab comfort and safety. More durable construction, softer seat action, many new conveniences. veniences. oled safety step. A safety feature-steps stay clear of ice and mud. Out of sight with doors closed. New panoramic windshield. For a broader, safer view of the road. And there's more glass area all around. around. Report New Test For Plant Food A new, simple and ine.\pensi\e test that farmers can use to tell whether their growing crops have plenty of plant food, has been developed bv the Uni\eraty ol Illinois and the Potash Institute. Reported in Better Farming the test consists of squeezing juice from the plant on a stnp of tissue paper and then adding acid and powder from the small viais ui the new test kit. The resulting colors reveal whether the plant is getting enough nitrogen, potash and phosphate to make top yields. One Illinois Umversitv scientist says that around 70 per cent or more Corn Belt farms run out of nitrogen before the c ATTENTION FARMERS PLAN TO ATTEND DIXON ONE-STOP SERVICE HAYING and SPRAYING MEETING WEDNESDAY, JUNE U, 8 p.m. Featuring E. W. Hamilton from Milwaukee, Wis., expert on Legumes and Grassland farming. Joe Garland will be here to answer any questions on Spraying you might have. ★ MOVIES ★ DOOR PRIZES ★ REFRESHMENTS 106-114 Peoria Ave. Greater blowout protection — they deflate more slowly if punctured. New suspension, front and rear. For a smoother ride. Frames are with full parallel ■ Pov. Illinois Insect Control This is the se\enth weekly bul-letin on the general situation in Illinois (fruit insects expected), prepared b\ entomologists of the Illinois Natural Histoiy Sur\ej, 1 niMTMtj of Illinois College of Agriculture, and cooperating agencies. These bulletins report current trends in the insect situation and ma\ require local modification, since weather conditions materially affect insect populations ARM* WORMS: The most lm-oonant development this past -week '\as the anticipated occurence of this pest in rank glasses and grains east fiom St Louis to Charleston, noith to Champaign and westward to Peona This entire aiea appears to ha\ e a ratner general but spotted infestation ot small worms m lank grams and grasses Counts in this type of field range from a few to 10 or more per linear foot of drill row. At present we can not determine whether parasites Do You Need a Building Like This? ok.S standard on 2-ton models. An extra-cost option on all others. Reduce driver effort, add to safety. King-size 1 2-volt electrical system. Count on quicker starts even in cold weather, and still have a husky reserve of power. Let us help you select the right farm buildings for jour particular needs. We ha\e: • Quality materials. • Reasonable prices. • Free Estimates. • Fast, courteous sen ice • Financing available. See Us for Your Spring Fencing Needs WILBUR LUMBER GO. 305 Commercial Alley Dixon, III. PHONE 3-1061 Most Ka®^®™ Trucks Your Money Can Buy! New Overdrive. Optional at extra cost on Vz-ton models; Hydra-Matic optional on Vi-, 3A- and 1-ton models. Only new Chevrolet Task-Force trucks bring you oil these truly modern features! If you don'f get these up-to-the-minute advantages, you're getting an old-fashioned truck— and stand to take a licking at trade-in timel Come in and see /jflM *»Tti**iwW the most modem trucks for any fob • • . ^jj^Bjl^^^^^^^L/ ^ ' ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ,*m*m£^^^i ^^^^^^^^^^^j^^j^j^jjj^^^j HARRISON MOTOR SALES Power Steering. Driving's so much easier with turning effort reduced as much as 80%. Available as an extra-cost option. Year after year, America's best selling truck! Tuesday, May 31, 1955 or predators will help to control this pest The next two weeks are \ery critical m detei mining the need and actual control of these pests. Dieldnn J* pound per acie to\aphene. l1^ to 2 pounas per acre, piovides excellent control. Dc r of harvest. CORN BORER- Development is ill two weeks earlier than normal In the south third of Illinois pupa- completed and motn emer gence ranges fiom 40 to 90 percent. In the central third, pupation varies from 75 to 95 per cent, and 5 to 15 per cent of the moths have emerged, in the norm tnira, pupation ranges from 30 to SO per ceent, and 1 to 5 per cent of the moths haie emerged Peak motn flignt and egg-laving will occui oy June 15 in much of the infested area Moths that are emerging now will deposit eggs on small giams, flowers, vegetaoles and weeds GRASSHOPPERS: Hatch is now veil under wa-s, and small, newly hatched hoppeis aie being found m leaf beetles are feeding extensively fence rows roadsides, and ditch the bin spra; banks If these tiny hoppers are fere put them while they are concentrated n these areas. Occasionally small gr.isshoppeis an be found tflio^g .o^ gra.n : el 1 feeding on me gia:n and the legume seeding. Examine your fields at the eailiest opportunity and if these pesrs are numerous, control them before they seriously mjuie the seeding. BEAN BEETLES :At present bean rging soybeans, but unless complete defoliation is imminent *ieatnient is not necessary. In extreme cases DDT at 1 pounds per acie, dieldnn pound, or toxaphene at I'a pounds will control this pest. MIREHOR.MS A few fields of corn may require replanting because of damage by uns insect. Before leplanting. apply aldrui or heptachlor at 1!2 pounds per acre, id disk it m immediately CITWORMS: Eaily fields of corn may oe attacked b\ cutworms Examine these fields for signs of damage and if necessary apply 2 pounds of toxaphene or ]2 pcjnd of dieldnn per acre as a band treat- •er the row. Use at least w of finished spiay pel acre. STORED GRAIN INSECT CONTROL. If >ou plan to store this neat crop on \oui farm, clean up wheat bins and use a bm out old giain deposits within a rad-1 ius of \aids ot the bin Remo\e and destioj waste feeds and giain m poultry houses cattle feed bunkers and aieas wheie bagged feeds aie stoied DDT, methox\chlor, linoane and pyrethnn aie eifecme <ts spia\s for giain bins ^pob abundant. aDolv toxarhene at 1 to Remember f aimers storage be l5^ pounds per acre dieldnn at Iponsible for keeping then 195 is pound, aldnn at 3S pound or j\ heat clean while it is m their owi heptachloi at pound. Contiol Utoiage facilities % burner tested-liyitj ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ IVAN D. HOLDERMAN, Agent STANDARD OIL COMPANY, BULK PLANT last River Rood — Dixon Phone 3-9661 or GOT 2872 The Rural Fjj With JIM SOMERS lE^VS L»e County Sana Awvieer fllpV ^ Cutworms ate working: in some corn nelds The best tieatment for these is one-half pound of Dieldnn or three pounds of Toxaphene pei acre, applied over the rows at the base ot the plant with a high gal-lonage of water. Xext week, June 8, 9 and 10, agricultuial extension workers in the state wi.l meet at tne Lnivei-sity of Illinois for their annual spring confeience. At that tune the diffeient depaitments at the college of agriculture will tell us about current research and bring us up to date on new de\ elopments. Noxious weeds in Uhnon are Canada thistle, perennial sow trustle, European or field bindweed, leafy spurge, Russian Knapweed, hoary ciess and (within les and villages) rag-weed. Permitting any of these to grow d go to seed incurs certain lia bilities to owners, tenants, rail roads and highwav commissioners. Secondary noxious weeds are curled dock, wild garlic, dodder, null nettle, buckhorn quack grass, Id mustard Johnson grass, ox-e daisy and wild carrot The othei dav we heaid Le9 Spice, faim economist from the Lmveisitj of Illinois, taiKing. tit mentioned the fact that the aver age Illinois farm pnees are 15 per cent below a year ago we aiso mentioned that we need to use 300 to 400 billion moie bushels of grain annually m order not to keep piling it up Most of this gram will have to go to livestock if it is to be consumed The grain will have to be sold cheaply enough 30 tnat tne livestock producer can still make money. In tum, the livestock will have to be sold cheaply enough so that the consumer will buy the finished product. With reduced farm pnees, it will be necessary to have good organ ization of the farm business and balanced production m relation to when you buy properly... it's better to have expert help LET A REAL ESTATE MAN BE YOUR GUIDE. Like any good guide, he knows -where to look. In his files are complete listings of properties for sale: location, size, price, everything you'll want to know. He can save you a lot of fruitless searching— save you from making a deal you might regret later on. He's glad to help you find a home, a farm, or a business location. Perhaps you have something to sell before you buy. Fine; here again the realtor is your friend. He knows -where the bu\ers are found. He'll protect your privacy, spare you the trouble of showing the property yourself. Another way to avoid being sorry: a Chicago Title Guarantee Policy It's your right to insist that the seller provide you *ith a Chicago Title Guarantee Policy— issued right here in tow n. Vhat it does is protect you against possible flaws in your real estate title (a mistake in names, an undisclosed heir of a former o-wner, a forged signamre on an early deed). Such flaws no matter how old or how deeply hidden, can arise Mine* Mtvee* feeeify byt H. A. ROE COMPANY lit ft Peoria, Dixon at anv time to threaten your right of ownership. But let anyone question your title as guaranteed, and Chicago Title and Trust Company instantly defends it through local counsel . . . pays all litigation costs . . . promptly settles any loss Insist on this policy; once you have it, there is no cost to keep it in force. There's MORE financial strength behind this company's guarantee than with any ether title protection available to yew CHICAGO TITLE AND TRUST COMPANY Chicago • Danville Otto wo ■ Edwardtville Rcxkfofd soil, maikets, laboi, etc., in order for the farmer to have a satisfac-toiy net earning at the end of the If you have stunted alfalfa, it may be due to lack of limestone or phosphorus A soil may have enough limestone foi red tlovei, but alfalfa lequiies a better soil. Lack of inoculation may also luse stunting. The seed should be inoculated to be sure bacteria are present to help the plant take nitio- gen from tne air If vour altalfa seems stunted, it s a good idea to check the soil with soil tests. ASC Reports Change in Regulation AMBOY —(Speciall— Faimeis e no longer lequued to complv ith com wheat and othei basic •op allotments m oidei to be eh-ble foi cost - sharing assistance idei the Agncultu>al Conseiva-on Progi am The Ambov ASC of fice issued this announcement to- av on the oh sis of legislation hich has just been enacted This means that farmeis are ow eligible to paiticipate 'n the 1955 Agricultural Piogiam even though thev do not comply witn baste ciop allotment piogiam It is under this AC Piogiam that the Government (under specified conditions) shaies vith farmers the cost of anoroved conservation practices such as sod waterwajs, terraces pastuie establishment. limestone and lock phosphate In order to participate the farmer must file a lequest at the ASC office, receive a specific approval from the county committee and complete practices accorcing to all requirements Reauests can be filed anytime during the year. This new legislation, warned the ASC Office in no wav affects current allotment and market quota provisions Both marketing quotas and allotments apply to the 1955 crop of wheat Pnce stippoit on wheat will not be available on any farm where the acreage classified as wheat is in excess of the allotment Furtheimore marketing quota penalties are invoked on any farm where the wheat allotment is exceeded, and the acreage of wneat thereon is in excess of 15 Although quotas do not apply to corn, allotments on the 1955 corn ciop price support unless he complies with such allotment requne-ments. This means that the ac- eage classified as com on a farm must be within the allotment in order for any corn produced on the farm to be eligible for loan or pui chase agreement. Furthermore, it a producer has an interest m moie than one farm, the total corn acreage op all his farms must be within the total allotment on all such farms Even then he would be eligible only on the particular farms within the allotted acreage Although faimers interested m corn price support aie uiged to plant within their allotment, it is permissible under tnis year's program to cut back the acieage by plowing or discing, provided this is done by August 1. With 75 000 miles of trunk hries the Pentagon s pmate branch teleDhone exchange is the largest of Us kind m the world. Michigan State has been repre-pnted by at least ore member on \ery U S Oljmpic team smca Name Your BUILDING NEEDS WE HAVE THE ANSWERS Complete Line of All-Steel Buildings. Farmers Financed Up to 5 Yrs. Lown Down Payment. Stran-Steel Products ALBERT PETERSON Salesman R.R. 1, Dixon, III. Ph. 4-8091 MOTOROLA TV -HOME RADIOS Mahogany-k White TABLE RADIOS *169 up MICK'S TV -Radio Service N. 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