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June 20, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 5

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North WM* AHcamai TIMES, Thun.. June 70, 1974 »*V«TT«VILL«. MKAMSA* From Flooded Fields, Crops Not Planted State Farmers Suffer Heavy Losses From Rains LITTLE ROCK (AP) - A report by the University of Arkansas Cooperative , Extension S e r v i c e issued Wednesday siiows thai Arkansas farmi.-rs already have incurred millions of dollars in losses due lo heavy rains, wet -ground, flooded fields and crops that n«ve not been planted. Officials said that the next two weeks will be critical for Arkansas agriculture. But with good weather, the farmers probably will be able lo produce good crops, the 'report said. Cotton losses to dale were estimated at $3 million. The report said more than lOfl.OOO acres thai would have been plained with cotlon can no longer be planted with that crop. However, 70,000 of thos acres can be planted with soy beans if the weather remain favorable during the next two is'ceks. One of the hardest hit areas of the stala regarding cotlon losses has been Lee County. County agent J. O. Hill predicted (hat the total loss may be about 10.000 acres if more rains come. He described th 1 . 1 county's cotton situation "bad." Hill said some farmers may not be 'able to plant beans on the areas originally set aside fur cotton due to wet grounds. The survey also shows an $80 million loss in soybeans. However, if some of tile cotton acreage ends up being planter with soybeans, that figure would be reduced. Other loss figures included i'r the report were wheat, $1.2 mil lion; hay, $2 million; and -sorghum. $600,000. A U.S. Agriculture Depa:t- merit report of planting in Special Session Agenda Lists 36 Items Totaling $fl Million LITTLE ROCK (AP) _ Following a meeting with the Legislative Council, Gov. Dale Bumpers issued a proclamation Wednesday calling for a special legislative session for nnon Monday. Bumpers met with the 30 legislators Tor about 50 minutes, expressing his thoughts on the session and answering questions. The call listed items in 36 categories which would total about $f3 million. Bumpers said that figure did not include the $1.5 million for high school textbooks, $5.3 mil- iion for expansion of the medi- caid program and at least $850,000 for new employes in Hie Social and Rehabilitative Service Department. He told newsmen that he expected debate to focus on medi- caid, his request for $3 million for the Environmental Preservation Commission and his plan to amend the stale law governing inveslment of state funds. About half the cost of Ihe proposals would have to be borne by the slate in future years, but the remainder would be in one- shot expenditures, such as construction projecls. SMAIJ. ITEMS REQUESTED The governor added a f e w small items in his call, Including a request for a supplemental appropriation lo cover expenses incurred before inauguration by Bumpers' successor. Bumpers also added a request for an appropriation to complete financing of a new library at Joncsboro f o r Arkansas Stale University, Bumpers told the legislators move to enlarge the appropria fion for construction at the Uni versity of Arkansas JMcdicft Center in Liltlc Rock. He proposed $8.3 million reconstruction -- this would supplement $18.1 million appro priateri last year but not ye spent by UAMC -- and $2 mil lion for [he purchase o; pic« equipment at the medical cen ter. The governor also told coun oil members he had agreed with their request, for him lo ask for $2 million in publir school transportation aid abov the amount already appro pnaled for the coming fisea year. He also acceded to their re quest for him to seek an addi tional $200.000 to be distributed under formula to the 50 pooresl school districts in the slate to help make them financial^ competitive with richer districts. Dr. Roger Bost, SRS Depart mcnl director, said the ex pendilure of $5.3 million ir state funds -- money which thi department has on hand as result of a 1973 appropriate which has not been spent would enble the state lo sc more than $16 million in federa medicaid money. This wotilr extend medicaid coverage l about 128,003 persons whose in comes are only about 33 pni cent above the poverty level. Hem-ever, about six legisla lors closely questioned Bos about this program and som expressed doubts about the wis dom ol passing the program ir " special session. Sowhilf Confirmed WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate, has confirmed John C. Sawhill as the nation's new federal energy chief. CXPCftT WATCH REPAIH *^£±L.+ SWIFT S I7N«rta iontions for Arkansas released March I showed that producers intended to plant 1.450,1X10 acres if cotton. The Cooperative Extension report shows lhat currently Arkansas should end up with 1.131,000 acres of cotton if :he weather remains favorahle The report said thai 4.3 mil- ion acres of soybeans should be planted in Arkansas t h i s year. It said that between 150,000 and 250.000. acres were lost due to heavy rains. Albert W. Swaly. assistanl county agent for Craiighead County, said farmers haven't been able to p l a n t along the Cache and St. Francis rivers. He said the potential soybean yield started falling off about 2 to 3 bushels a week on June 15. Those persons with small farms may be hurt severely, he sa[d. According to the report about 70.00(1 tons of hay have been lost along with a quality reduction of what is left of 30 to 35 per cent. Ahout 11,000 acres of wheat have -been knocked down b rain and wind and cannot be harvested. About 10.00(1 acres of grain sorghum have been lost. FAMLYWEEKIY-JMM23 Day Before Payday: The Elegant Hamburger "Hamburger ii America's lamriie economy HUM. f'ty art nary tie theme * bit...-"' This week, Family Weekly Food Editor Marilyn Hansen otters more Day Before Payday recipes for poctetbook and palate. With America's taworite economy meat, hamburger, and seasonings, you can make burgers taste expensive. The Basic Burger is the hopping-off point for three "Burgers a fa Jet Set": the Amarillo Burger, the Copenhagen Burger and the Moscow Burger. In your copy of the , Xartijmrgt Arkansas OPEN DAILY 9-10: SUNDAY CLOSED THURS., FRI., SAT. ONLY MOTORCYCLE OIL CYCLE GLOVE *tg. tfOI.--3 Doyi ». s . j.4«Pr._]Diyi Has I hick rub- 4M berribi.M, 1. W Fr. DEGRUSER CYCLE WAX 3.** Pr. Sproy CHI , wo- · 07 CI eons. thin*.. · 0/ t«r rins* o f f . · proracli. af CHAIN LUBE CYCLE GOGGLES tug. 88? -3Do r s , M* g 2.97-30ays --. 6-OT." ipray ol ^^t* V«nt*d rubb«r -^ a-CTt. ifTfay CM ^fcjfc.* venreo ruoo«r M4T .' " -rgt c h a i n l u b e . 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The Super R's delicate bouyancy/balance allows It to "suspend" at its swimming level when retrieve is stopped. voe F93R . . . here's a little lure Idol's big on aclion. . . the Rebel "Wee-R" .On a slow retrieve it sneaks along, fust breaking tha surface. A fast retrieve it digs down Jo 6 feet. Virtually snag free, it can even seek out lhat brush pile. REBEL Top Prop TW3100 Noisy, surface-disturbing, injured minnow. Floats upright at rest -- turns on its side when retrieved. Vary action by letting lure lie motionless, twitch rod tip in series of short intermittent sweeps to give noisy surface disturbance. REBEL Racket Shad ALL THESE REBEL LURES SPECIAL PRICED AT $-107 each S1072 S1073 The wildly vibrating Racket Shad R has a built- in noise-maker that calls and excites all game fish. oflzojsR This humpback series is a must fof the serious fisherman. The Deep Runner Humpback is one of the most versatile and effective lures lor all species ol game fish. It's an all-season lure that produces record catches in almost ·very type of fishing condition. REBEL Jointed Minnow * J200 J300 The largest of the REBEL Jointed Minnow*. The wobble created on a normal retrieve creates an enticing "crippled minnow" effect. REBEL Minnow F100 The world famous REBEL amazing minnow These lures have proudly earned a prominent p ace in almost every tackle box. The smaller ^ ' ' h e d with REBEL Humpback F2S A legend In Ms own time... the REBEL F25 Humpback is recognized as one of the 20 all- time great lures. TRY THESE EXTRA FISHING VALUES! MISTER TWISTER GRUBS Eoch PLASTIC WORMS Each VLCHEK WORM BOXES ARKIE JIGS RAMBLER 1000 SPECIAL PRICE REG. 269.95 $ 199 99 R*mot* Control -- Bow Mount -- Singl* Motor The Rambler 1000's Eever-action mounting bracket is made of hcovy-duty aluminum bar ifock and extruded channel. Whether in fishing or cruising position, it is positive!/ locked . . . con be raised or lowered with one hand! Same high-torque low voltage drain, quiet runnings sealed motor. Each ARKIE SPINNERS 89 Each UNCLE JOSH BAITS 69

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