Clovis News-Journal from Clovis, New Mexico on May 11, 1965 · Page 7
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May 11, 1965

Clovis News-Journal from Clovis, New Mexico · Page 7

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Runoff 'Heavy' For Rio Grande ALBUQUERQUE (UP!) - Rivet watcher s along the Rio Grande eyed the "heaviest in 19 years 1 ' today as the U. S. Weather Bureau announced below normal temparatures and above normal moisture may extend through the month of May. Released today was another Spring runoff forecast for the various river basins of New Mexico and the outlook in the Rio Grande and San Juan basins In particular are for some of the heaviest runoffs since 1948. Should a hard rain and quickly warming temperatures strike the snowshed veteran river observers say flooding in the Rio Grande Valley could occur. A seige of interchanging warm and cool spells, however, probably would allow melting to proceed evenly and with little flood threats. In addition, Abiquiu Dam on the Chama River is expected to relieve the pressure where the Chama flows into the Rio Grande. A veteran weather observer described the snowpack on Wolf Creek Pass in southern Colora do today as "the heaviest snow pack I have seen in 19 years." Also revealed was that most of the upper Rio Grande and Chama snowpacks still remain, with only minor melting thus far. The peak runoff down the Rio Grande is expected within the next two or three weeks with flows of 11,000 to 13.000 cubic- fcet-per-second forecast. If the 13,000 cubic feet per second figure is reached it will compare with the situation in 1948 when flooding occurred in the Middle Rio Grande Vailey. Snowpacks on the R i o Grande watershed raflge from 60 to 200 per cent over normal. Predicted runoffs from May through September are forecast at 1.24 per cent of normal to 127 per cent of normal in the . CflSn Stlflf £t «*••*•• W Six counties in New Mexico have received $8,9fJ6 as their o orma n e anl^ 68 of 1964 receipts from the Juan; 139 per cent of normal ini panhan dle National Grasslands i1_*.tjk*.1Ti!..: __ *AI ____ i. . «.tn ^ ____ ' — i Oflfl Tatlf? lltllim r\tif\v\ *-.«*A .! - «i _ Six Counties To the Los Pinos River; 123 per cent of normal in the Animas River; 149 per cent to 156 per cent for the Chama River; from 161 to 227 per cent in the Rio Grande and no forecast for the Pecos, Canadian «nd More rivers where the flow is expected to be nearer normal. Grain Production Control To Be Eased Farmers who have been making money from grain storage earnings will have to find another source of income, said William Pcarce, vice president of Cargill Inc., of Minneapolis. "It's not as bleak a prospect is that production con- " d(ie u ™ KO „,.„„,. „„ the world." spending money on agricultural research due to the decrease In the number of farms In the United States. "We can't afford to cut back and it would be short sighted to do so since agriculture has made us the strongest nation in PLANTS Roundup Of Hints To Keep Plants Healthy ' BM AVI A fct fttrf* kTr" *^»t i * i • i ... By ALLAN SWENSON Newspaper Enterprise Assn. Here's a roundup of house as it may seem," he added. "The f Irols uj|i be eased as new markets: are f o u n d. Exports He added that while Russia ha\<> expanded remarkably in'has put emphasis on warfare recent \oars and the prospect and destructive weapons during is that they will continue to ex- the past 25 years, the United 'States has put emphasis on re- the f,ict thnf feed search into the humanities, food fiber and social standards. "One farmer in Russia pro- grain exports have nearly trip- harmful soil salts to "seep out on'' lod in tho past decadc - In the all sides j past two years we have exported . , , ' " (nearly two-thirds of our wheat lduccs food for flve persons, and Plant hints to kcep'vour plants ln afkl ' n * npw P°» wl springe-op. The growth in population lj e ™ tl ° in ^ c lU ' TJ ^. is on * to thrtvtne- " j flowering plants to your collec- and the rise in per capita in- 2a> Un the Hl2h I Iams under H ' '"••- • - " • . . i . .. .... .. ^ our irrigated system of farming \_ using the technology that is available one farmer can pro- and land utilization projects, Southwestern Regional Forester Fred H. Kennedy said eight counties in Texas received $15,861 and four in Oklahoma received $7,772 from the projects. Shares for counties In New Mexico were Harding $4,079 Union $3,452, Santa Fe $631, Mora $349, Sandoval $241 and Colfax, $153. Twenty - five per cent of income from mineral royalties and leases and grazing permits is divided among counties containing national grassland or land utilization project acreage. The shares are based on the amount of acreage within a county and are earmarked for use on road? or schools. Now Many Wear FALSE TEETH With More Comfort PASTEETH. a pleaaant alkaline (nun-fteld) powder, holds false teeth more flrmly.To ent and talk In more comfort. Hut sprinkle a little FAS- TEETH on your plates. No gummy, gncjey, pasty taste or feeling. Check* "plate odor" (denture breath). O«« FASTEETH »t any drug counter. nfeHa-e*utiii> AL» Cattle, Less Fat Demanded For Slaughter Flowering and 1hat can do double duty out- dors, plumged in the garden !v ' ur ;' haM " soil, will soon be available at >our florists and garden stores. Make sure they're in clay pots These porous containers permit plants to 'breathe". A< dav< grow Junker plan'v pet'ing more sunshin' 1 shu^'d rr extra water, w' 1 ,mt over M» \ou The natural drnlnat't- r.f porous r!,T. p-.' 'MSainst too rniii h wait'ii allowing excess moMnr - - : rise in per capita ... plants l{ ' on ' ask • V()lir f ' nris t to advise 'come throughout the world sug • you on what plants should be Kest that this trend will con • still in tight ' tinue." > — -- -• — n fnioy nourish- 1 FVarr-p. also president of fhe| (luce enou2h fnr 20 ° people. nu: thfm \n healthy bloom in rs Ket-d diain rouncil. said' " your home Vou'!I aNo find ma- '^"t tne association may be ny profe-Monaiiv -iartod bulb more concerned with 'the is- plants you ran tiring home to vacs which determine the expan- drvehip into co!orfui bloom-. ;.-ion of evpor! trade. Mich as ne impediment*; to trade with lie Soviet l)I"t , risin:.: Mill: -PI !!1 ' hf i'O!V, rtlOIl liM ! :n' (ill ''en' (ii-ii,i! i" t;o'. eriimfTi; a bout f I:I!I!H:- ir>-';r favori'e i-'j of it? u i d .• i Young GOPs Meet ALBUQUKRQri-: (UP!) — More than 300 persons are expected to attend the a n n u a 1 incctint! of tho \rw M c x i c o - Df. A. L. Neumann, head of the department of animal science at New Mexico State University, said today he is even more convinced that stockfnen must breed cattle• that will finish out in the feedlot at 1,000 to 1,150 pounds with only a small amount of fat. Dr. Neumann said that while he has held this conviction for some Time, he believes it more strongly because of what he saw and heard on a recent market study tour sponsored by Swift and Co. He was one of 26 leaders in the livestock industry who toured feedlots, slaughter and processing plants wholesale and retail markets at Chicago, Boston, and New York. "There is only a small demand for the lighter — 860 to 900 pound — live cattle," Dr. Neumann said. "The Southern States still demand small carcasses and there is a demand for them in California, but the major market in the United !Stales is for the more muscular, growthier cattle without excess fat. Of course the smaller cattle lean be fed out to these heavier j weights, but when they are, the I buyers balk at the excess fat." I The solution, to the problem, iDr. Neumann believes is to breed cattle that will meet the demand aftd h§ Mexico cattlemen can cash in on this demand ahead of others If they begin now to selett tor growthiness afld meat-producing qualities. in addition to cattle, hog facilities, the fish fflftifcet, leeflrt a broUef production tr Two great irrigation jsorgfiums GOLDEN ACRES Hie hybrids that boost your "per acre" income Here »rc two wise choices for planting on your irriffatfcd land—Golden Acrca TE 77 and TE 88. TE 77 has proved outstanding among foll-ceason hybrids, Vic-Ids of Bi-\vn to nine thousand pounds per arre are frequently Wported by those \vho plant it. rTE 88 matures a few days oarlicr than TE 77 and its yitlii records lompare fu\t.r- »bly with thosi: of TK 77. You can depenj on both varietu's fur Maudability and good combining. Get your TE 77 or TE 88 eccds now. We have them. CONTROL WEEDS IN SORGHUM WITH DOWS 2-4D FORMULA 40 Farmers Cooperative Elevators Inc. t l»t 7ti3-Si;>9 OR SEE 505 Hull '.' Friday through Sunday. Deler / \>n',,<-'.t'< v. it'h nst.ci i [-,. Pa '''-'. are P\peefod from 19 New wa.'.it in uo:!d trade." (Mexico counties. Among fca- Spi:akin£ speciiically of grain ; tured speakers at the meeting s.r-^n, l'ca:vc said that gran wil , b ,, C1 £ Wh w = o:^n:;m exports have not kopt pace \\;t!i exports of other foed ^' or ^> national director of the *'•>'•'•••• C'lti/ens for Goldwatpr - M:ller f,. r Pvv ?ii!e. Committee In the MGi Presidcn- iiicrc-.-iM-d hv about 125 per tial campaign. f:»m the average of l%7-59, ; cent f: and in 1%4, corn export.? approached 500 million bushels. In this same period grain sorghum exports increased only 30 per cent to a 1964 total of 110 million bushels." He said lack o! familiarity among foreign buyers with the feed potential of grain sorghum wa«. one reason Another was the discriminatory delivered pricing' re.Miltinc from the tariff system^ of the United Kii-^'doni and the common market. "Another factor which limit* the expansion of foreign mar- KfN fo- Kraui sou'iitnii i« the lack of an elJei'tive subsidy pro- i-'.ran; " IVarve said "As you know under the present program exporters mu.st obtain s''" N- of Kvain sorghum for export cjit i:f!> from ^ni'rr/iwn' ii's Tiierc i-. no irn-stiun arc !(.,;n/ ojip.irlunitu-s it sa'i'< becau.-e C'om- d:t t'oip . inventories ade av ai!ah;e (iick- HEADQUARTERS On the 10-day tour, the livestock leaders were taken side" Swift's buying operations. They were briefed on the whole sale demand, saw the orders sent out by head buyers in Chicago to the company's buyers at the outlying live markets, saw the .._ Tracks &Tf«tt(l) replies made by the outlying buyers, then the group returned week later to Chicago for a briefing on how well the orders had been filled, "At the time of the tour, there was a light run of fed cattle at the markets and the buyers had TRfMENDOifS YliLDER IRRIGATED — n***fy Mow tarns fa* % OfW M GUTHALS t we exi (' <j.ia':'' !». r i'iJr; h:;u-r> want " I't-ari-f added that if export-, i-r- «(••»• free to obtain stocks d.:. Tt!> ir.-m producers through •••• maikvtin^; sxstera, as they '!:• :•! (he C;HC of corn l.'.-e ah;!• '•'• !" expand exports ami t:sere (••:•• proJurtion. nf ^'rain sur-'.•-I'M C'.-.i'.d be crcatlv enhanced i:i tht' !ori4 r'.m, ihe prospect.-. !•>• i'X|i,'jf)iied export-, of grain -'•/•-.um are i'\ve;'..Tit Ii this ;'-i'<-'i';a; can In- rca';/cd the of. j;e stock- i!!i t*u. eavmnyx .\;is warehousemen can be !'• F!ar! <'nl!ister director of t':t M;-;. 1 '. l'!a;ris Ri-<earch F'oun- j il.i'.'ir:. M as another speaker on l-'r;dav'> program i K:n;)h..-,•// • '• , c>j „-: '.••••••-I fof agf... !!:.' •' Ir^-irc 1 : r,f said that ttierc are movf-1 iinMits uiulerwav tn be fnma! in HEARING AID SERVICE CENTER to be held CLOVIS 3:00 p.m. to 6 p.m. WEDNESDAY May 12th Clovis Hotel free bearing te*t Beltone of New Meicko SIS Gold S.W. Albuquerque, Kcu Metko Call Cou*uJl*iit Fur Huuie Appoiutmeut If you're completely satisfied with humdrum driving stay out of tiger country. Fierce beasts s^t" as '--e GTO foa" a 1 .•.• '. fro/, •• j s b,. 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