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January 7, 1955

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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FRIDAY, JANUARY T, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWg PAGE NINE REVIEW -FORECAST Ivan Wood, Clarksdale Speaker, Is Made Available for Arkansas : Ivan Wood, chief irrigation specialist for the U. S. Department of Agriculture': Extension Service and located in Denver, will be available for a Mississippi County irrigation meeting this winter. , Announcement of his availability for a series of meetings in Arkansas was made today by J. M. Thompson, district agent of the Extension 'service's Little Rock office County Agent .Keith Bilbrey made .the request of Mr. Thomason after several Mississippi Countians heard Mr. Wood speak on Irrigation at a fleeting in Clarksdale. Miss. 1,000 at Meeting The Clarksdale session, which covered most phases of irrigation, was attended by aproximately 1,000 farmers from over Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas. , Mr. Thomason further advised that he has given Blytheviile and Mississippi County top priority on the services of Mr. Wood when the latter becomes available for Arkansas. Just when he'll be here. Mr. Thomason nointed out, will not be known until later. It will mark Mr. Wood's first appearance in this area. NEW FORD — Ford's new 1955 tractors go on display at Snow Tractor Co., here today. Above is the new 800 series designed for heavy work in all types of soil. This 880 model Is equipped with live power takeoff. Power has been increased by 30 per cent and it has a five-speed transmission. Another series, the 600, also is offered by Ford. It's the first time in half a century the company has offered more than one size tractor. Correct Gasoline Storage Can Cut Farm Costs As Missouri farms become more and more mechanized, the amount of money spent by farmers for engine fuel increases and it is important that it be handled cojrect- ly. D. B. Brooker, agricultural engineer at the University of Missouri, says iti s ^estimated. that costs amount to as much as 5 to 7 percent of the total operating expenses of Missouri farmers. This represents a cash outlay by farmers^of the state of something like $40^million and Is about the same amount of money as farmers in the state are spending for fertilizer, i pil companies are supplying the farmer with gasoline of good quality. It has an octane rating that is suitable for present day tractors, it has a vapor pressure high enough to assure quick starting and warm-up and it has additives to lessen the formation of gum. The question is, Brooker says, just what Is the effect of various types of farm storage on these desirable properties of gasoline. Also, how much gasoline — and dollars — are farmers losing by evap- oration of the gasoline while it is in storage. To determine the answer to these questions, the University of Missouri in cooperation with the Missouri Farmers Association Oil Company and the Ethyl Corporation have begun a series of tests. The first test, which was made this past summer, is just being completed. In this test, three types of storage were used. These were 55-gallon drums described as follows. One — one drum was un- shaded and used a filler cap that vented the tank to the atmosphere. Two — the second drum was equipped with a vented filler cap and was shaded with a metal shade. Three — the third drum was shaded, with a metal shade and was equipped with a pressure regulating cap to allow the tank to become pressurized to some extent before gasoline vapors could escape. This preliminary test shows that gasoline in shaded Unxs did not heat as fast during the day or reach as high a temperature as the unshaded fuel tank. On a typ- j MORE THAN HE BARGAINED FOR-Tom Elliott, 10, Batavia, III has a rough time trying to calm his hog for judges at the Market Hog Show in Chicago, 111. Children from Indiana and Illinois showed some 8-10 hogs they fed and fitted as 4-H and t AA vocational projects. Tom was the youngest exhibitor. ical summer day, the unshaded* tank reached a temperature 'of 98' degrees and was above 95 degrees for 5"/ 2 hours. On this same day, shaded tanks were about 7 to 9 degrees cooler during the hot part of ;he day. This preliminary test shows the effect of this difference in temperature is about as follows, Brooker notes. One — a farmer storing gasoline in 55-gallon unshaded drums can expect to lose about 18 ] / 2 gallons of gasoline a summer out of each drum. In addition, he might have some trouble starting his tractor due to a loss of vapor pressure. — a farmer who uses this same type of storage but provides a good shade for the tank can expect to lose about 8*A gallons out of each drum. Three — if shade and a pressure ap are both used, losses may be reduced to as little as 4 gallons from each drum during the summer. The octane rating of the gasoline ! did not change in any of the drums during the tests nor was gum content changed enough to be meas- 1 ured. I It is true that farmers who are> storing in larger containers — 300 j gallon or larger — will not lose as high a percentage of their gasoline but their losses are probably enough to make it worth while to provide shade. Pressure caps will also probably pay for themselves. .Similar tests run in Indiana show that a farmer who used 200 galons of gasoline a month from a 300- gallon tank can save about 46 gallons of gasoline in a summer by use of a pressure cap, Brooker says. A pressure cap that maintains a pressure of about three pounds a square inch should be used. Higher j pressures might cause failure, i particularly if the tank is weakened by rust. NOTICE IN THE PROBATE COURT FOR THE CH1CKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS . IN THE MATTER OF TH£ ESTATE OF No. 2,285 G. G. Caudill, deceased. Last known address of decedent: 1100 W. Walnut Street, Blytheviile, Ark. Date of Death: December 23. 1954 An instrument dated November 3, 1950, was on the 30th day of December, 1954, admitted to probate as the last will of the above named decedent, and the undersigned have been appointed executors thereunder. A contest of the probate of the will can be effected only by filing a petition within the time provided by law. All presons having claims against the estate must exhibit them, duly verified, to the undersigned within six months from the date of the first publication of this notice, or they shall be forever barred and precluded from any benefit in the estate. This notice first uublished 31st day of December, 1954. JOHN W. CAUDILL, G. G. CAUDILL, JR.. Executors 211 N. Broadway (P. O. Box 988) Blytheviile, Arkansas 12/31-1/7 Drouth Hurt Corn Yields Lack of Silk Production, Poor Timing Hit Crop According to Marcus Zuber, agronomist for the United States Department of Agriculture cooperating with the College of Agriculture at the University of Missouri, two of the most important reasons for low corn yields in a drouth year such as 1954 are the lack of silk production and poor timing between tasseling and silking. The lack of viable pollen caused by "burning" and "blasting" of tassels is probably not as important as has been thought In the past. In work done at the Missouri Ex- perlment Station this year, it was found that corn plants produced viable pollen and had receptive silks following days with maximum temperatures of 113 degrees when sufficient soil moisture was available. The importance of adequate soil moisture is pointed out from results of experimental irrigation work done this year, Zuber says Irrigated plots compared with non- irrigated plots tasseled earlier silked earlier, had fewer sterile tassels, had a better timing be tween tasseling and silking and had fewer plants without silks In the experimental irrigation work, two planting rates were usec — 7100 and 14,200 stalks to the acre. During the course of the experimental work, it was found thai when the water application was reduced, the smaller planting rate versus the larger gave better .tim ing between tasseling and silking had fewer sterile tassels and had fewer plants without silks. Also, two levels of nitrogen ap plication were used in the irriga tion tests. The highest nitrogen level — 240 pounds an acre — did not materially influence tasseling and silking dates, tassel sterility or silkless shoots when compared to the lowest nitrogen application of 120 pounds an acre, Zuber says. Silking and tasseling data were obtained from an irrigation experiment conducted at the McCredie Field in Callaway County in 1954 and were previously reported by Darnell Whltt, a researchist for the JSDA and the Colleeg of Agrlcul- ure. Temperatures as high as those experienced during the summer of 954 indirectly affect corn plants by Increasing the rate of evaporation and transpiration, Zuber notes. When transpiration rates exceeded moisture uptake by roots, top- firing resulted. In most Instances, corn first began top-firing in a section of a field where available soil moisture was lowest. Many fields whfcb were badly fired had spoti with higher soil moisture where con did not fire and some grain wu produced pointing out that burnlnf and blasting was not as important as other factors during the 1064 growing season. AN EQUIPMENT CHECK-UP NOW . . . will save you time and money later • It's just good farm management on your part to keep your equipment in "Top-Notch" condition. Your business of farming Is more secure ... you get in the field when you want to ... you do better work on every job. And you do it more economically. It's easier, more pleasant to work with tools that are operating efficiently. Right now—befora next season's rush—is the time to bring in your equipment for a Specialized Check-up. Our mechanics know your Masasy- Harris machines from beginning to end. All repair parts we use are factory inspected and specified to assure you of a good, all-around tune-up. See ui soon ... be the first on our service schedule. CONVENIENT TERMS ON REPAIR WORK 61 IMPLEMENT CO. "The Farmer's Home of Satisfaction 1 ' N. HIGHWAY 61 PH. 2-2142 2 3 11 12 1 IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS ! Unknown (Blytheviile District) j Viola King STATE OF ARKANSAS Plaintiff ! Unknown vs. No. 1Z875 (1946, 1917 & 1948 Forfeitures) , Unknown DELINQUENT LANDS IN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY FORFEITED FOR I Unknown NON-PAYMENT OF TAXES AND SOLD TO THE STATE OF AR- I K*«AS Defendants: Emma Lee Robbms ^ ^ ^.^ Robert Sims 7 TOWN OF MANILA Original Survey Lude Ashabranner 1 Larry 5th. Addition NOTICE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Act 119, Ark. Acts of 1935, • and amendments thereto, there has been filed in the office of the Clerk of Mississippi County Chancery Court the Complaint of the State A naturalized citizen cannot become President of the United of Arkansas to quiet and confirm in said State and/or redeemers, purchasers, donees and assigns, the title to. certain lands mentioned in said Complaint and lying in the county of Mississippi, State of Arkansas. Lude Ashabranner .: ................. 5-6 _ . . . , . ................. chasers, donees and assigns, the title to . certain lands mentioned in | Qble Ashabranner .................... 2 Ashabranner .................... 7 Williford-Garrison Addition MORE? 100 Tablets 49C WARNING! Den'? !st sough from common cold hang on Chronic bronchitis may develop if your cough, chest coid, or aculc bronchitis is not treated and you cannot afford to take a chance with any medicine less potent than Crcomulsion. It goes into the bronchial system to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm and aid nature lo soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchialmembranes. Get a large bottle of Creomulsion at your drug store. Use it all as directed. Creomulsion is guaranteed to please you or drucgist refunds money. CREOMUETSgON relieves Cough!, Chest Colds, Acute Bronchitis At The End of Your Rope? When Aches & Pains and winter Colds make you feel at the end of your rope . . . Try Bob's Gypsy Rub Liniment FARMERS ONE STOP MARKET WE BUY or STORE: WE SELL: • SOYBEANS • BARLEY • WHEAT • OATS • CORN • RYE • COMBINE MILO • MASTER MIXED • FIELD SEEDS FEEDS of All Kinds • SOYBEAN SEED • COTTON SEED • FUNK'S "G" HYBRID CORN • V.C. FERTILIZER • MATHIESON'S INSECTICIDE FARMERS SOYBEAN CORP. "Home Of Sudden Service" N. BROADWAY & HUTSON STS. PHONE 3-8191 i All persons who can set up any right to the lands so forfeited and sold are hereby warned to appear in the Mississippi County Chancery Court at the May, 1955 Term, after the publication of this notice, to-wit, on the 23rd day of May, 1955, and show cause, if any there be, why the title to said forfeited lands should not be confirmed, quieted and vested in the State of Arkansas and/or redeemers, purchasers, donees and as, signs in fee simple forever. The description of said lands and the names of the persons, firm or corporation last paying taxes thereon are as follows: LIST OF STATE LANDS IN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY FORFEITED FOR 1946 TAXES BLYTHEVILLE DISTRICT Person, Firm or Corp. Part of Tax. Penalty Last Paying Taxes Thereon Section Section Area and Cost Township 14 North - Range 8 East Unknown E'= SW'i SW'l 34 20.00 Township 15 North - Range 11 East Caliie Hawthorne S. 153' E. 506' Ex. N. 50' E. 150' Lot 25 SEU 17 Lot Joe Caradine Lot 3 N!i NE',4 21 Lot Person Firm or Corp. Tax. Penalty Last Paying Taxes Lot Block and Cost CITY OF BLYTHEVILLE Allison Addition Cecil & Anna Cora Home 3 1 S10.58 Caruthers Williams 7 t 8.07 Lucy Bobbitt 9 7 20.61 Brawley Addition Jane McGarrity 23 1 1.54 Unknown 14 2 1.54 Unknown 26 2 1.54 Unknown 13 3 1.54 Ed B. Cook Addition Joe & Beulah Rayford 13. A ] Joe & Beulah Rayford 14 A Jos & Beulah Rayford 15 A Joe & Beulah Rayford • 16 A John & Ollie Brown 19 A Davis Third Addition C. C. Thompson 9 4 Hollipetcr-Shonyo Addition O. Shonyo 16 5 Irreg. Lot 9-15-11 Essie L. Reagan .. W. 138V Lot 16 SE', Larry First Addition Arthur Steele 25 Larry Fifth Addition James Buford 8 J. W. Owen Addition Earl & Alice Crenshaw 15 Edwin Robinson Addition Zilmon White 2 13 i Sunnyside Addition I Jas. & Alice Ford 1 8 I Wilson First Addition : Unknown 17 1 LIST OF STATE LANDS IN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY FORFEITED FOR 1947 TAXES BLVTHEVILLE DISTRICT Person, Firm or Corp. Part of Tax, Penalty , Last Paying Taxes Thereon Section Section Area and Cost I ' Township 15 North, Range 9 East [Unknown Lot 15 NW NW 31 5.00 | Township 14 North. Range 13 East Laura Palmer Lots 1 -2 NE 7 14.03 TOWN LOTS Person, Firm or Corp. Last Paying Taxes Thereon Lot Block TOWN OF BLYTHF.VILLE Orisinal Survey Unknown W 37' 25 Brawley Addition Msry Wells 8 1 F. R. Frlese N.37',4'. 16 3 E. M. Bryan Addition Leo Swift i ,....3-4 4 Haskell Graham w'i 5 & nil 4 ' 5 1. C. Crlner Sub. Unknown 3 Holllptter 2nd. Addition Unknown 27 1 Unknown *> 1 Nellie Mae McGraw..E 50' W 300' N 316' 1 1.78 1.78 1.78 1.78 1.78 .89 1.02 8.11 7.09 1.02 12.15 LIST OF STATE LANDS IN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY BLYTHEVILLE DISTRICT FORFEITED FOR 1918 TAXES | Floyd S. Austin $10.12 ' ' Leonard Taylor Leonard Taylor 3.49 2 51' Mary Lena Todd Person. Firm or Corp. Part of Last Paying Taxes Thereon Section Section Township 14 North. Range 12 East Monroe Lee N'= NW NW 12 i TOWN LOTS Person. Firm or Corp. Last Paying Taxes Thereon Lot Block TOWN OF BLYTHEVILLE Sam Barnes Subdivision IS Barren - Lilly Addition 15 C ,.16 C Brawley Addition 16 2 Hollandale Addition Jesse B. Smith 1-2 E Jesse B. Smith £':• 3 E Hollipeter Second Addition Unknown 29 3 Susan Moore 13 5 Hollipeter - Shonyo Addition M. C. McClish 10 5 Larry First Addition Nancy & Henry L. Jone.s 10 Larry Third Addition Truelove Duncan 22 Larry Fourth Addition Johnnie B. Johnson 7 Mzybclle Subniv'sion Marvin L. Merritt 7 5 Wilson First Addition 3 Tax, Penalty Area and Cost 1.54 1.54 1.54 1.54 i 1 54 ' Unknown i Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 1.54 j Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 10.58 ! Unknown j Unknown 1.54 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 30.65 ' 1.81 10.58 1.54 1.81 . 15.60 , S 3.55 Tax, Penalty and Cost 10 11 12 13 14 15 1<! 1 7 H 9 1 "fi 11 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 3.55 : Unknown i Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Wilson Third A- 1 "lion D 5 $7.12 4.56 1.14 2.28 6.84 l.M 1.78 19 1 2 3 20 1 TOWN OF If Hayes Addition Unknown TOWN OF MANILA West End Addition Charles E. Crowe ..................... 3 J. W. Dunn $ 5.34 Tax, Penalty and Cost $ 1.65 10.03 12.03 10.92 1.35 2.15 2.15 2.76 1.35 .87 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.15 2.95 2.95 2.95 70S 2.95 2.95 295 2.95 2.f< 2.05 9.42 4.29 4.3» Witness my linnd and seal this the 23 day of December, 1954. (g ea l) OERALDINE LI8TON Chancery Oterk. TOM GENTRY. Attorney General. JOHN 8HAMBURGER, Assistant Attorney OtiuraL

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