The Rusk Cherokeean (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 101, No. 40, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 21, 1949 Page: 3 of 10
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THE RUSK CKEROKEEAN, THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 1949
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COTTON MARKET REVIEW
Cotton trading in Oklahoma and
Texas spot markets continued
moderately active last week as pri-
ces advanced to the highest peak
since mid-July, reports the Pro-
* duclion and Marketing Adminis-
tration, U. S. Department of Agr-
Farmers sold their equities in
government loan cotton slow at $2
to $8 per bale.
Export demand continued good
and covered a wide range of
^ grades and staples. Domestic mill
demand remained quiet and inter-
ests were for only small lots of i
♦ Reported sales in the country's
10 spot markets ran slightly more
than the previous week last year.
Spot prices reched 33 cents per
• pound for Middling 15 - 16 inch
at Galveston last Thursday, an ad-1
vance of $2 per bale over the pre-
vious Thursday. Dallas and Hous- i
§ ton closed the week for the Eas- :
ter holidays around 75 cent to $1.-
25 per bale higher than the first
of the week.
The farmer's choice of these Applications of 600 to 800 Miller says, and this amount of Station and the Texas Extension have been approximately the same his particular'
would be the 4-12-8, he says, but I pounds of fertilizer per acre have
the 5-10-5 is the only one general- resulted in high yields of sweet
area that require
ly available to the farmer.
fertilizer is recommended in re-1 Service. in several East Texas counties, fertilizers of a different formula
cent bulletins published by the According to these recent ex- so the farmer doesn't have to than hks neighbors, concludes Mil-
potatoes in recent experiments, Texas Agricultural Experiment periments, sweet potato results worry about the soil conditions in ler.
Whether you eat them in pre
serves, on ice cream, on a straw-
^ berry shortcake, or fresh, it's
strawberry time in Texas.
Lucille Shultz, associate cxlen
sion foods and nutrition specialist
4 of Texas A. & M. College, sug- g>
; gests putting away several g^lions
l in the home frepzer, if you select
■j only the red-ripe berries. This
^ type hold their color better .
the almost ripe berries.
Strawberries can be- put into •„
a container whole, or cut into
— halves and allowed to stand in
dry sugar until'it is all dissolved.
• The sugar—or sugar-syrup- helps ^
; keep the berries in their fn-sh ft
j texture, color and aroma.
^ They develop an off-color and ;
off-flavor very quickly after they
are defrosted if the sugar is not j;
used. So, when you are using the $
^ dry sugar method, mix the b :rries f|
until each one is v.ell coated with
sugar, Miss Shultz says.
Crushed berries used for top- jjjj
^ pings for shortcake and ice cream *
will hold their natural flavor bet-
ter'and longer than the whole or M
Sliced berries. Here are Miss
• Shulte's suggestions for preparing
tion on her Extension Service bul-
letin shelves, says Miss Shultz.
The farmer's choice in fertili-
zers depends on what he can get.
East Texas sweet potato grow-
ers are cultivating in a phosphorus
deficient area of the state, says
E. A. Miller, extension agrono
mist of Texas & M'. College.
And potassium is needed too. So
Miller recommends a 4-12-8 or a
4-8 9 commercial fertilizer in this
area for sweet potatoes.
W e Reserve The
Right to Limit Pur
chases and to Sell to
Wholesale or to Re-
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: the berries for freezing. Wash, v;
"drain and cap them; weight them -j - -
and pack, using one part sugar to |j i~
# three or four parts of berries. If 'j
"you are using the sugar syrup, : j4
i mix three cups of sugar and four
: eups of water. Fill the containers £| ■*
% with berries and cover them with
cold sycup, put the cover on and 1
place them in the quick freezing
compartment at 20 degrees fahr-
+ enli it—to freeze at once. A i •
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The Rusk Cherokeean (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 101, No. 40, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 21, 1949, newspaper, April 21, 1949; Rusk, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth341697/m1/3/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Singletary Memorial Library.