The Wylie News (Wylie, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 20, 1961 Page: 4 of 6
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Near The Shores Of Lake Lavon
by Charlie Davis,
Assoc. County Agent
How A Cotton Farmer May Live
We are continuously advising
cotton producers to keep a close
check on insect infestations in
each cotton field during this final
stretch. But. now, I want to list
some cotton mistakes that some
cotton farmers make that lead to
a crop failure.
First, never check your cotton
field, depending completely upon
nature to provide and if you deci-
de to apply insecticide, it is be-
cause your neighbor poisons.
Secondly, don't follow the 1961
Texas Cotton Guide, for insecti-
cide recommendations and amount
of insecticide to be applied per
acre and the suggested interval
Thirdly, if you do poison, dis-
regard the proper methods of
Fourth, if you are fighting boll
weevils and bollworms, apply one
application of insecticide and then
trust that all is well.
We have some cotton farmers
that make the above listed mis-
takes and then criticize late sea-
son insect control. Late sermn
THE WYLIE NEWS
insect control should only be ap-
plied when insect infestations war-
rant. We have an excellent pros-
pect for a cotton crop, but we also
have good conditions for the boll
weevil and bollworm build up.
Pull at random 100 one-third
grown squares weekly for weevil
infestation counts. When 15 to
25 squares are punctures it is time
for control measures to be taken
against snipe nose, the weevil.
Check for boollworms two times
a week. Wheji bollworm eggs and
4 or 5 small worms are found af-
ter checking 100 stalks of cotton,
it is time for bollworm control
to be taken. To do a good job of
bollworm control, we have to
apply insecticide on the young,
small worm. C'atch them within
the four day old stage.
Remember, that land fertility
and moisture makes cotton. In-
secticide protects the cotton plant
and allows the land to produce
its maximum amount of cotton.
Late season insect control is not
recommended where land fertility
is so low that 1/3 bale per acre
would be a bumper crop.
Nothing is more sickening and
wasteful than to let cotton grown
on fertile land with abundant
moisture be destroyed by boll
weevils or bollworms with the
excelled insecticides that scicnce
and research has provided for
the control of these insects.
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nee Report For
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Post Office employees/this w
to nil househfrkithis
District Sunpr^Tsor Paul H.
a* son anncyrfnced today
za- The Advance Report
a new census-taking de
M is designed to s
field canvass a
Potato and Garden Vegetable Salad
Delicious for Indoor-Outdoor Eating
it's always tun to serve something different and With this
wonderful tasting, make-ahead salad you can transform a simple
meal of hamburgers or franks into a feast, to serve indoors or
for a barbecue get-together. The pretty-to-look-at, better-to-eat
White Hose potatoes grown in Washington State are used in this
sain ■■ their special flavor and texture and you'll find this
ch(. lity variety in good supply now. Washington State's
pot '.vers recommend this White Rose variety, chock full
of i giving nutrients, to enjoy in salads, baked in their
jacki. , boiled, fried, sauteed or scalloped.
SPICY POTATO i VEGETABLE SALAD
2 cloves garlic 1/4 tsp. pepper
2 tsps. anchovy paste « Washington State \Uiite
1/2 cup salad oil Hose potatoes
1/4 cup tarragon vinegar 3 cups cooked mixed vege-
2 tbsps. lemon juice tables
2 tsps. dry mustard 8 tomatoes
1 tsp. salt V' cup pitted ripe olives
Peel and mash garlic. Combine with anchovy paste, oil,
vinegar, lemon juice and seasonings. Cook potatoes in jackets
until tender. Peel and dice. Combine with all ingredients and
refrigerate at least one hour. Garnish with additional sliced
tomatoes and ripe olives, if de-ired. Makes 8 to 10 servings.
Put Your Prescription
In Qualified hands
Your registered pharmacist uses the skill born of many years
of exacting training in filling your prescription. lie keeps
abreast of pharmaceutical science in order always to meet your
Phone: FX 1-5525
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HOLD HOME HADE
With modern transportation what it is, no merchant can sit
back and think of any custcmor as HIS—now and forever.
. . . and only two things . . . bring Hometown buying
to Hometown stores!
FIRST, it's well selected merchandise, c>f good quality.
SECOND, it's informing the potcntifli buyer through
attractive NEWSPAPER advertising.
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THE BASIC MEDIUM
| * Y \ 716 SAN ANTONY.
• . JUSTIN, TJ-^A
THURSDAY, JULY 20, 1961
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Morrell proud-
ly announce the arrival of a dau-
ghter, Monaque Rhenee, at the
Mitchell Clinic on July 18th. The
infant weighed 6 pounds, 5 oi.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Allen, Jack
Allen, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Col-
lins & sons, Miss Linda Collins,
Miss Ann Rivers, Charles Allen
and Gary Roddy «pent the week-
end on their hunting lease near
Mrs. Myrtle Warner returned
home recently after visitiag her
daughter Mrs. J. F. Mu(|>hy in
Dallas and a new great-grandson
in Pampa, Texas.
Mrs. A. S. Kincaid of Dallas
spent the week-end with her par-
ents Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Powell.
Mrs. Raymond Ward is a patient
in Collin Memorial Hosiptal, Mc-
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Summer and Fall
I he public is cordially invited to drop in
1 hursday, Iriday or Saturday July 20, 21,
22, for Coffee and Cookies and see our new
Sui nrrier and hall Costume Jewelry.
We also carry gifts of all kinds, and
flowers for every occasion.
'' )Ajlie iJlowet &l Sift iShop
Martha Ann King
EX 4-5837 Wylie, Texas
• • • •
Our standing invitation to visit our pre
mises is based on a sincere desire to clarify
any misunderstanding the public may have
about the operation of a funeral home.
Frankly, there is nothing mysterious about
us, and indeed some of our visitors have
been a bit let down by the difference bet-
ween what they actually saw as fact and
what fiction had led them to expect. We
render a necessary professional service in
a dignified atmosphere.
EX 4-2234 —o— Wylie
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The Wylie News (Wylie, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 20, 1961, newspaper, July 20, 1961; Wylie, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth347304/m1/4/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Smith Public Library.