The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 64, No. 412, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 27, 1956 Page: 4 of 8
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Th« El Reno (Okie.) Daily Tribune
New Watermelon Varieties Raised
DAVIS, Cali/., June 27—OP)—Con-
sider, for a moment, tiie problems
of a watermelon breeder.
Displayed recently were super-
tough-skinned watermelons dcvclp-
oped by Professors Glen N. Davis
and Arthur R. Spurr of the Uni-
versity of California college of
agriculture here. Final refinement
of the melon for release will take
a year or two more—and possibly
for these reasons, according to
"The chief difficulty in breeding
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new melons was that toughness of
skin is closely related to toughness
of flesh. Breeding a melon tailor-
made to certain specifications
takes time, crossing poor quality
melons of tough skins with tasty
and tender-skinned melons. An-
other factor complicated the prob-!
lem. The public prefers black j
seeds, seeming to think they in-1
dicate ripeness. So our ideal water- [
melon has to have black seeds, '
Poultry School Has Wide Scope
STILLWATER, June 27 —(Spe-| poultry director of the state board
cial)— Practically every angle of|of agriculture,
the poultry business, production J "Two aspects of the national
through marketing, will be cover- P°u,,ry plans are based on breed
„ d„*, poultry S,”
course at Oklahoma A. and M. | diseases,” Dr. West said,
college, Dr. John W. West, poul- Dr. John Quiscnberry, head of
try department head, announced, j Poultry department at Texas
Scheduled July 12-13, the course!^' “ncl M” is as *ea-
•ti u- , i. .. . . tured speaker. His talk will be
will highlight several different centered around popular breeding
ANTIOCH, Tenn.—IW—An auto
with a loudspeaker announcing a
rabies control clinic passed Wil-
liam Morrow's shop here. Chasing
the auto and trying to keep up
were—two barking dogs,
J phases in poultry feeding, breed-
! ing, disease control and egg pro-
duction and marketing.
Sam Moore, coordinator of na-
tional poultry and turkey plans in
programs that are being practiced
in farm and college flocks today.
The course will offer training ad-
vice for flock selection and pul-
lorum-typhoid testing work. Dr.
Army Will Benefit
From Soil Study
DAVIS, Calif., June 27—tu>)—
The days when military vehicles
and other heavy equipment bogged
down in huge mudholes apparently
are going the way of the five-cent
Two U.S. Department of Agri-
culture forest service workers told
a conference of the American So-
ciety of Agronomy here that ex
tensive studies of methods to pre-
dict moisture content in surface
soil are underway.
K. G. Reinhart and J. S. Horton,
both of Vicksburg, Miss., pointed
out the Army needs to know when
military vehicles can move across
country without getting mired.
The study includes collecting soil
moisture records almost daily from
700 sites throughout the United
States, Alaska and Puerto Rico.
Washington, I). C., will bring the West said the course will open for
group up-to-date on provisions of registration at 8 a.m. and is de-
the poultry plans Assisting him signed to accommodate any inter-
along that line will be Carl Wick,' ested poultryman in the state.
Wednesday, June 27, 195<
Soil Bank Workings Comple
County and community committee men are meeting this
week m an effort to iron out some of the problems posed for
both county farmers and the ASC office by the national soil
tn £?,nnpar! °f .^e ,soil ban!< Proiram has been explained
to county administrators as having affect on area farmers
this year. The other section of the program, the conservation
not'beL^ex^amed^ afyet'111 affeCt farmerS tWs year’ has
?„draSra,ors havoi",ended '»•
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El Reno Daily Tribune
Birthplace of Justice
Holmes To Be Wrecked
BOSTON, June 27—ilfi—Historic
Boston is losing another landmark
— the birthplace of former Su-
preme Court Justice Oliver Wen-
On March 9, 1841, Holmes’ fa-
ther, the famed poet-essayist,
"Last evening there appeared at
No. 8 Montgomery Place a little
individual who may hereafter be
addressed as Holmes Esq., or The
Honorable Holmes, Member of
Congress: or His Excellency
Holmes, President, but who for the
present is content with scratching
his face and sucking his right fore-
The little individual grew up to
become the great jurist.
Today the building at 8 Bos-
worth street in downtown Boston,
formerly 8 Montgomery Place,
faces demolition to make way for
wider knowledge of the pro-
The purpose of the acreage re-
serve program is to cut back on
surpluses in wheat, corn, cotton
peanuts, rice and tobacco, by ad-
justing acreages below established
According to the information re-
ceived by county officials farm-
ers may participate in this pro-
gram by underplanting, loss
through natural destruction or by
plowing or cutting the crop be-
fore the deadline.
The wheat program for the soil
bank calls for the farmer to cer-
tify that the wheat was underplant-
ed due to adverse weather condi-
tions or that the wheat was lost
through natural causes.
If the farmer certifies that he
underplanted due to adverse
weather conditions the payment to
the farmer is $4 an acre while if
wheat destruction, due to natural
causes resulted, the payment is $6
an acre, according to the program.
Underplanting in the program
calls for a maximum of 50 acres
or 50 percent, whichever is larger.
The minimum for participation in
the program is 10 percent of five
acres. This means that if the
wheat allotment is less than 50
acres the entire allotment may be
placed in the acreage reserve pro-
There are thre ways that farm-
ers may meet requirements for
the cotton reserve program: un-
derplanting, destruction by natural
cause, or plant the full allotment
and plow up a portion of the allot-
If the farmer underplants he
will be paid at a rate of $.15 per
pound, times the normal yield for
the area. The same payment is
made if the full allotment is plant-
ed and part is plowed up or cut.
But, the payment for destruction
by natural cause is $6 an acre.
The maximum participation in
the cotton reserve program is 50
percent or 10 acres and the mini-
mum is 10 percent or two acres.
The same three methods are
available for participation in the
peanut reserve program but the
payments arc different than cot-
If the peanut acreage is UDdcr-
plantcd the payment is based on
$.03 per pound times the normal
yield, but if the acreage suffers
destruction by natural causes or
is plowed or cut the payment is
based on the appraised yield, or
the normal yield, whichever is
smaller, but the payment will not
be less than $6 per acre.
The maximum number of acres
that may be placed in the peanut
reserve program is 10 acres or 50
percent of the allotment and the
minimum is 10 percent or one
p^t q. m,m
C^ourt C ferh
A Young Christian Veteran, Capable
Get Women's Vote
CHICAGO, June 27—IW—Four-
slice toasters are increasingly pop-
ular among housewives, according
to one survey by an appliance
Of approximately 200 replies re-
ceived, the manufacturer said, 41
percent favored a toaster which
holds more than three slices of
Chrome remained the most pop-
ular finish, but 27 percent indi-
cated an interest in colored toast-
ers that blend with the kitchen
of Handling the Job
Picker Active at 84
PORTLAND, Tenn., June 27—<W
—Florence Hudson helped pick the
first commercial strawberry patch
in this area and she’s still at it—
74 years later.
Aunt Florence, as the spry
Negro woman is known, is 84 but
when strawberry season comes
around each year she’s right there
in the fields.
The most she ever picked in one
day was 42 gallons.
Aunt Florence is the only person
still living who helped pick the first
crop in this area. Her pay then '
was 25 cents a day.
“I guess I’ll keep on picking
strawberries until the good Lord
says I done worked enough,” she ^
EL RENO MARKETS
(Corrected to 2 p. m. June
Ear Corn ................' "
Pullets Eggs ...............
Heavy Hens, 414-lb. Grade
OKLAHOMA CITY LIVESTOC.
OKLAHOMA CITY, June 27|
—Cattle 3,000; calves 800; good"
choice fed steers 18.50 to 2
good and choice fed heifers
to 20.00; commercial and
slaughter calves 13.00 to 11
medium and good stockcrs
feeders 500 to 700 pounds 13 5
Hogs 1,000; bulk 180 to 240 ^
barrows and gilts 15.75 to lfl
sows 12.00 to 15.00.
Sheep 800; choice and pi]
spring slaughter lambs 20 C
CHICAGO, June 27 —UP>—
grains headed downward as
soybeans went into another
on the board of trade today.
At one time July beans werq
more than 8 cents following j
cent drop yesterday. Both soyi
oil and soybean meal weakene]
the cash market, oil selling
new low since Feb. 16.
Wheat fell back on heavy licL
ation, touched off largely byl
ports of exceptionally heavy yf
of red wheat in the midwest. I
grains resisted selling but ne
theless lost some ground.
Wheat closed 1 7 8 to 2 5/8
er, July $2.05 3/4 to $2.06 1 8,
1/8 to 1/2 lower, July $1.48 3.]
1/4, oats 3/8 to 5'8 lower,
66 1/4, rye 1 to 1 5 8 lower,
$1.21 3 4, soybeans 1 1 4 to
lower, July $2.84 3-4 to $2.851
and lard 15 to 40 cents a hunJ
pounds lower, July $9.97 to $l|
■Season afar season
GET DEAD SURE
NEW YORK STOCKS
NEW YORK, June 27 -4>u_sj
and rails joined other advaiL
groups to push stock market pJ
to their best of the session
Trading activity increased _
rise as leading stocks made
of around 1 to 3 points.
Volume for the day was estij
cd at about 2,000,000 shares
pared with 1,730,000 yesterday
KANSAS CITY LIVESTOCK
KANSAS CITY, June 27—(M
tic 3.000; calves 200; low cF
steers 17.75 to 20.50: choice hc|
20.50 to 21.00; good and
vealers 15.00 to 18.00: good
choice slaughter calves 500
15.00 to 17.00.
Sheep 1,000; good and ch
trucked-in native spring slaug
lambs 19.00 to 22.00.
NEW YORK COTTON
NEW YORK, June 27
ton futures were lower todaj
Late afternoon prices were I
changed to 35 cents a bale lq
than the previous close. July
October 32.68 and December
Used on thousands of acres of cotton
land, dieldrin has proved to be one of
the most effective insecticides for con-
trol of boll weevils. So effective is
dieldrin’s killing power, that weevils
and other major cotton pests are fin-
ished for keeps if they touch, taste,
or breathe it.
Long lasting. A single application of
powerful dieldrin will knock out boll
weevils for many days after applica-
tion. Even hot, dry areas cannot dis-
courage dieldrin’s long-lasting
Easy to use. Dieldren can be ap-
plied as a spray or a dust. Either way,
you can be sure of effective, high kill.
Don’t put up with boll weevils and
other cotton pests this season—use
dieldrin! Dieldrin is available under
well-known brand names from your
insecticide dealer. See him today!
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