The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on February 27, 1964 · Page 2
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Wellington, Texas
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Thursday, February 27, 1964
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*rjt*3$*$ r " VM ®E&*$.': On The Farm Research Program Fertilizer Raises Cotton to VX*' i#.. i 'fn. 'i'^fe ££ L%> V" ''l^'i "M-^-E" "l-'-'-l^'Ml J & By Dwane Scott and Cecil Rcgier Since 1958, excellent yield increases on cotton have been obtained from the use of fertilizer. Two things should be remembered. Rainfall was unusually good for crop production, and fields where fertilizer tests and demonstrations were conducted had almost no fertilizer used in the past wi'fch fertility very low. Adequate moisture will continue to !be the key to profitable fertilizer response in the area. Many farmers in this area have adopted a well balanced fertiMzer program on their farms. We assume that much of the 'learning experience has been provided through teaching methods used by the Agri- cultural Extension Service and •the Agricultural Experiment Station. There are some things that should be brought out with respect to the farmers about the proper use of fertilizer and good farming. Sometimes a farmer suggests that. he lias had no response or sometimes a decrease in yield from the use of fertilizer. For. cotton production, good root penetration is a must. On mixed sandy soils where organic .matter is low, every effort should be taken to iprevent hard pans. This is often caused iby planting, too wet. This can <be very costly. Proper placement, of fertilizer is very important. For pre- plant fertilization, 20-inch bands WEIRD STAGE SHOW AT RITZ The first stage show to be held in Wellington in some time will be held at the Ritz Theatre Thursday, Feb. 27. The show is advertised as a gruesome adventure into fear and dread. approximately 4 inches beflpjv the seed bed has been proven to be a good way. In most all demonstrations' the State soil test recommendations have been very close. Over the past five years in this area, on dry land cotton, 20 to 30 pounds of nitrogen and 20 to 30 .pounds of tphos- phorus gave good results. Nitrogen was, the most limiting element and phosphorus was next. „ Only in isolated cases did potassium increase yields..- ,'• Under irrigation, 40 to 60 pounds of nitrogen and 20 to 30 pounds of phosphorus gave good results. Proper watering is very important to obtain good results from fertilizer. i In the five-year test, fertilizer .has teen responsible for an increase in yield with a rate of about 40 pounds of nitrogen and 20 pounds of phosphorus. i The increase in yields has been from nothing to 267 pounds of hnt to the acre of cotton. The variation is due to soil type differences and rainfall. In four tests on sandy clay loam soil, there .has been an average increase in yield of 61 pounds of lint to the acre. In seven tests in the five years, on fine sandy loam 'soil, has shown an average increase of 200 pounds to the acre. Some of these tests are 4020-0 and some were 32-32-0, This year which was a fairly poor year for fertilizer response, the tests on the fine sandy loam soil showed an increase of 128 pounds of lint to the acre on the application of 40 (pounds of nitrogen and 20 pounds of phosphorus. This rate was the most profitable used on this test. The cost of. both nitrogen and phosphorus under the test conditions was 11$ per pound. Stars Attend ACC Lectures Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Stan- are in Abilene this week for the annual, lectureship of Abilene Christian College. They are attending from 'Bowie Street Church of Christ. The lectureship presents leading speakers of the church 'and will continue through Thursday Feb. 27. HONORARY FUTURE FARMERS Each year, the Wellington Future Farmers confer honorary membership on a few men of the community who have assisted them in their program of work. Three were chosen this year, Frank Campbell, left, Ar- thur Belew and J. W. (Chub) White. The plaques denoting honorary membership are shown. The men did not know of the honor they were to receive until the banquet. Camp fire Girls The Pretty Blue Birds met Thursday, Feb. 18 with Debbie Lpng : as hostess. ; „ • v " This group and the Happy Blue Birds had a bean bag match,; with the losing team doing the sturits.; • ; - > Pretty Blue Birds attending were Patti McAlister, Debbie McGraw, Debbie Long, Ramona Ford, Cynthia Harrison and Phyllis Ann Sullivan. Happy Blue Birds were ILana Forehand, the hostess, and Kris Aaron, Connie Lewis, Sherri Gray, Lennie Morgan, Nancy Graham, Andrea 1 Lowe, also Mrs. Bobo Castleberry, leader, and Mrs. E. W. Clement, assistant. Tanda Camp Fire group met Tuesday, Fob. 18 at 4 o'clock. List of honor® to be awarded at the March 3 meeting were turned in. Sandra McGfll served refreshments to Carey Lewis, Cathy Singley, Susanna Peters, Beth Peters, Debbie Millsap, Lora Martin, Betsy Castleberry, Kathy Scott and the guardian, Mrs. Cecil Masten. The Knokawana Camp Fire girls met Feb. 20 after school at the drug store for trefesh- ments, with Juliana Hoffarth as hostess. Attend the Soil Fertility Meeting TUESDAY, MARCH 3 It Can Mean More Profit On Your 1964 Cotton Crop They then went to the Camp Fire building to study on the trail seekers requirements. Attending were Jane Campbell, Doris Tingle, Carole Cochran, Ann Smith, Mary Nell Edens, Mary Saied, ILoretta Foster, Karen Maxwell, Juliana Hoffarth, Pam Kersten, Deibra Jones, -Marcia King, Ju dy Jones, and Mrs. J. B. King, guardian. ' THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, February 27, 1964 Dr. Hendricks Gels Grant for Graduate Study FORT WORTH.—-William L. Hendricks, former pastor of South Baptist Church, Dodson, has accepted a $4,000 grant for graduate study from the American Association of Theological Schools. Associate professor of theology .at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary here since 1968, Hendricks was awarded the grant because of the nature of his proposed' program of study, his academic background and overall scholastic ability. , He will use the grant iby the AATS, accrediting agency for American theological schools, to work toward a Ph.D. degree at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago during the 1964-56 school term. Hendricks holds (the. B.A. degree from Oklahoma Baptist University and the D.D. and Th.D. from Southwestern. He and his wife have one 'son, John Lawrence. - . The ibite of the tarantula is no worse than a hornet's sting. Dr. Bill Hendricks OIL AND GAS NEWS Non - participating royalty deed: Alfred F. Knoll and others to Louis C. Knoll, grantee —N/2 section 62, .(block 16. Non - participating royalty deed: Willie C. Knoll and others to Alfred F. Knoll, grantee —N/2 section 62, block 16. The largest chunk of quartz (70 tons) was found in Russia. Fertilizer has increased our cotton yields fantastically in recent years. It's the big thing in Colling sworth agriculture now. But like all good things, fertilizer has to be used properly and with know-how. More is being learned about this each year, and the purpose of the Soil fertility meeting is to pass this information on to you. Some of this valuable information was gained right here in our Northwest Texas Research Demonstration Program. You will hear about that, too. Cotton is your business and our business, and as never before, we need to find out about soil tests, fertilizer rates and application and irrigation. These things are vital if our cotton economy is to remain strong. The insurance on the trailers on the gin lots has expired so we ask you to more them at your earliest convenience. s Co-op Gin W. E. Marchant, Mgr. SALE LASTS THROUGH MARCH 7 Shortening r,±: 594 Shurfine, Chunk Style Flat can TUNA 4 for $1 MILK 8 for -Shurfine Tall can — SHURFINE Ct. Bl. Lake 4-Sv. 303 can GREEN BEANS .... 5 for $1.00 SHURFINE — 46 oz. can TOMATO JUICE 4 for $1.00 SHURFINE PEANUT BUTTER, 18 oz. jar .. 49* SOFLIN — 4-roll Pak TOILET T8SSUE ...... 12 rolls $1.00 SHURFINE — STRAWBERRY, 18 oz. PRESERVES 2 for 89* SHURFINE — 24 oz. GRAPE JUICE 2 for 79* SHURFINE — No. 303 can FRUIT COCKTAIL 4 for $1.00 SHURFINE — 12 oz. LUNCHEON MEAT 2 for 79* SHURFINE — 4 oz. VIENNA SAUSAGE 5 for $1.00 SHURFINE — Elbo 2 Ibs." Macaroni or Spaghetti _ 2 for 79* SHURFINE PEACHES No. 2'/ 2 can YC or SLI if for I SHURFINE COFFEE Reg. or Drip, Pound Can SHURFINE — Sprs. all gr. cut — 300 can ASPARAGUS ... 4 for $1.00 SHURFINE — Med.—Wide—Ex-Wide NOODLES, 12 oz 3 for 69* SHURFINE — 32 oz. ~ WAFFLE SYRUP 2 for 79* SHURFINE — Fresh Kosher or Plain Dill PICKLES, 48 oz. 49* SHURFINE — No. 303 can ~~~ SPINACH 7 for $1.00 SHURFINE — Frozen Spears, 10 oz. ~~ BROCCOLI 5 for $1.00 SHUJIFINE — Whole Bahy, Frozen OKRA, 10 oz ---------- 5 f or $i.QQ SHURFINE — Early Harvest PEAS, No. 303 can 5 for $1.00 SHURFRESH — 1 lb. ~ MARGARINE 6 for $1.00 ENERGY POWDERED ~ DETERGENT, 47 oz 49* Cheese Spread r±;, b 69C Shurfine — Golden Pak CORN, 12 oz 7 or $100 Shurfine Crackers, 1 lb.... 23* Aqua Net Hair Spray 79< Red Potatoes, 10 Ibs 39< V4lb.-39« THE &KSK* TIA 3 oz. instant 79* SHURFINE—Asst'd Flav — 12 oz LOW GAL POP _'___ 6 for 49* SHURFINE - No. 300 can ~~ PORK & BEANS 9 for $1.00 SHURFllESH - Sweet-Buttermilk BISCUITS, 8 oz 4 for 29* SHURFINE - Frozen Green Baby LIMAS, 10 oz. 5 for $1.00 SHURFINE FLOUR, 10 lb. paper bag 69* Shurfine—Frozen Mixed, 10 oz VEGETABLES .5 or $100 UPTON FLO-TH*" TEA BAGS 48 Count Tea Bags — 69* RABURN GROCERY AND MARKET Phone 447-2171 - We Deliver Double Stamps on Wednesday

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