The Dublin Progress (Dublin, Tex.), Vol. 80, No. 20, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 12, 1967 Page: 2 of 12
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THE DUBLIN PROGRESS
PUBLBKD frVKKV THVRSDAY
Irrigation of Peanuts in Comanche & Erath Counties
by THOMAS BONE, Engineer
Catered at the Poet Office. Dublin. Texas, as maui matter of Secant
Oass under the Act of Congress of Marcft 3rd. 1ST*
In Eratn Hamilton and Comanche Counties One Year BOO: S
Months 13.75. Outside these counties, $4-50 pet Year, Six Mood
$2 75 SutnScnotnon* Casr. in Advance
ilOTICE TO THE PUBLIC—Any erroneous reflection jon the char
scter of any person oecurirg in the columns of the Progress tru
be gladly corrected upon its heme brought to the attention of th*
poblB'he^ __. 1
It Pays To Advertise
Irrigation of peanuts in Com- of moisture. If less than the re
incbe and Eraft Counties has j quired amount of water is app-
been growing by leaps and lied .crops cannot make best
bounds during the past few yeilds If more than the pea-
years. This year several thou- nuts can use is applied, prec-
sahd acres are under irrigation, ious water is wasted and it
Most peanut irrigators have may even be detrimental to
got good increases in yields the crop.
j There is reason to believe that Effective root zone depth is
yields can be increased even another important term used
more as peanut farmers learnj in connection with irrigation,
more about how to get the most It is thought that peanuts will
out of their irrigation. ! draw most of their water from
the upper three feet of the soil.
Not much research has been s j| ^ there is not much use in
| done on irrigation of peanuts, t sowing the soil deeper than
I in years to come, we hope to .jj£t
j see peanut irrigation stepped f
1 up considerably Water holding capacity of
Meanwhile, those new to irri- the soil is also an important
1 gallon need to get familiar irrigation term to learn to un-
f with some principles and terms derstand. It is how much wat-
which apply to irrigation of er the soil is capable of storing
I any crop. j up in the root zone of the crop
One of these terms is water being irrigated. Generally,
j use rate— how much w ater the sands have a low water holding
| plant can make use of during capacity while loams and clay
; the growing season. Peanuts soils have a greater capacity,
are thought louse about one- Good irrigation practice calls
I fourth inch of moisture each for keeping the root zone as
| day during the period of maxi- j full as practicable,
mum use. Irrigation frequency is the
A good peanut irrigation sys- i terin used to describe how of-
1 tem should be designed to re- ten the irrigation cycle should
place soil moisture that has be repeated. It is recommend-
been used by the crop. This sho- ed that crops be irrigated when
uld be done at regular intervals j not more than half of the avail-
and by all means before the able moisture in the root zone
plants begin to suffer for lack has been used up. During peak
C. C. Pemberton ft Wf. to
Charles A. SSaten & Wf. Consi-
deration J6.300.00. Lot 4, Blk. 8
of the Shapard A Collins Addn.
Carrol W. Mooney A Wf. to
Andrew Alman Smith A Wf.
Consideration J12,50000. 10
acres, Blk. 3 of the B. Bromley
R C. Henderson to W. 0.
Tunnell & Wf. Consideration
$10 00 AOC. 1.83 acre in the J.
B. Smith Sur.
W O. Tunnell A Wf. to R. C.
Henderson A Wf Considera -
ation $10 00 AOC- 1.27 acres in
the McKeon Johnston Sur.
Kenneth Ray Scott A Wf. to
Fourteen Members Bunyan Thurs.
Club Meets In Chatham Home
Fourteen members of the | to give the last lines. Surprising
Bunyan Thursday Club met in j how during the year much of
the home of Mrs Sam Chatham ; this had faded from our minds,
on October 5 at the noon hour J The second was historical cro-
before partaking of a sump-1 ses. She gave the happenings
tuos covered dish luncheon the! and we were' supposed to give
I group sang ' Happy Birthday" j the correct famous name to
j honoring the hostess whose ] fit. Mrs. Garland Thiebaud was
birthday it just happened to be. j winner in this.
Mrs. Edd Gryder expressed] Minutes were read by
By Mrs. Georgia Eddleman
Mr and Mrs. Gulard Wilcox-
on and family^pf Odessa spent
tbe weekend here with his par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Wil-
coxon and Lynda.
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Mrs. Thurman Martin and
daughter'of Fort Worth spent
Friday night with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. John Wylie.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Rogers
and little son of Weatherford
visited here Sunday with Mrs.
Johnnie Wallace and daughter,
and Mrs. Maud Moss of Steph-
enville and Mr. John Moss of
Mrs. Moriee Blankenship of
Stephenville and Mrs. Hugh
Sharp of Arlington went to
John A Kuncannon A Wf. Con- j Breckenridge Sunday to help
sideration $8,750.00. Lot 15. Blk. j Mrs. Kallie Sharp celebra t e
9 in the Park Place Addn. her 84th birthday.
„ Mrs. Nellie Wiicoxon and
Marriage Licenses: \jr Clell Boys and Cathy Boys
Murray Dale Clayton, Route «ere dinner guests Sunday
1 Desdemona. and Barbara with ^ and Mrs. Max Brock
Jean Fonville, Route 1. Box 118, of StepbenviUe.
Stephenville. Mr. and Mrs. Grady Rasber-
Cecil Hayden Rasberry. Rt. 2. ry of Fort Worth spent the
Box 193. Stephenville, and Don- weekend with Mr and Mrs
na Elizabeth Gabhart. 220 Lin- Carl Jones and famiJy.
coin. Fort Worth, Texas, Mrs- Ommie Mayfield of Du
Ronald Dean Mathis, Route 3 blin spent the weekend here
Dublin, and Lavoana Carroll]with Mr. and Mrs. Hal Stokes
Jones. Route 1. Dublin. Und family also Jone Riddle of]
William Craig Hampton, 320 School Hill visited them.
Davis. Stephenville. and Jo Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Martin
Bell Burkhart, 200 E. Road, of Middoline spent the weekend
Stephenville. here with her parents. Mr. and
Jtmmv Joe Fenner, HHC 4th I Mrs. Ed Wood.
BN 46 Inf . Fort Hood, and OUie I Mrs. Barbara Gardner and 1
Bernice Walker. 420 Walnut, j son of Fort Worth visited her!
Stephenville. parents here Sunday Mr. and j
Mrs John Haynes and family.
Miss Patsy Trice of Denton
and Mr. David Trice of San
Antonio both spent the weekend
here with their parents, Mr-
and Mrs J. R. Trice.
We are glad to report Mrs.
Blake Morrison home from the
Harris Hospital in Fort Worth
Mr. and Mrs. Lon Hallmark
spent the weekend with their
son and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Jerry Hallmark of Odessa.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Brock
and daughter of Mozelle spent
the weekend with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Max Brock of
Stephenville. They come to help
Jerry celebrate his birthday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lexie Wells of
Hico visited Saturday with her
brother and wife Mr. and Mrs.
Blake Morrison and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Knight
and Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Greer
spent the weekend in the Val-
Both consumers in prosper-
ous countries and consumers
in less developed countries look
to the United States as an imp-
ortant source of food and fiber.
Three-fourths of U. S. agricul-
tural exports go to the prosper-
ous countries; one-fourth goes
to the less developed coun-
Mr. and Mrs. Erniest Hickey
visited Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. Earl Cuttler and family
of Fort Worth.
Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Henslee
went to Tulsa, Oklahoma last
Tuesday to pick up her mother,
Mrs. W. H. Davis of Desde-
mona, who was returning home
off g trip.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Moon
and family of School Hill and
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Moon were
all dinner guests Sunday of Mrs.
Donett Christion and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wells
of Longview spent the weekend
here with tbeir parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Jim* Wells of Stephen-
ville and Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Huffmon of School Hill.
Mrs. Jim Purvis of Toplin,
New Mexico is visiting her sis-
ter this week. MY. and Mrs.
C. C. Cowan also Mr. and Mrs.
F. C. Shillingburg of Sweet-
water visited with them on Sa-
use periods for peanuts, the ir- Mr an(} Mrs Charlie Key of
rigation frequency usually fig- Big springs visited here last j
ures out to be eight to ten weck wj,h Mr and Mrs. Pres- j
ton Eddlemon and Mr. and
Mrs. C.W. Hare, and Mr. and |
Mrs. Johnnie Ellison of Steph-
Successful peanut irrigators
must learn these principles and
be able to follow them. If you
have questions concerning
MISS KI TH CATTLES , -
MR. ANI) MRS. GEORGE CATTLES, Route 2,
Dublin, have announced the engagement and ap-
proaching marriage of their daughter, Ruth, to
Dwain Cottrell, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Cottrell,
.Jr., of Comanche. The couple is to be married on
November 25 at 8:00 p.m. at the Proctor Baptist
Church.. Friends and relatives of the couple are
invited to attend. The bride-elect is a graduate
of Baylor School of Medical Technology. The pros-
pective groom has attended Cisco Junior College
two years and plans to enter North Texas State
University in the spring.
our I them. Soil Conservation Service
our gratitude to" God for food | secretary, Mrs- Melvin Logan technicians can often be of
and other blessings. j and approved as read. |help___
At one o’clock our new' presi- j A committee Mesdames Chat- j
dent Mrs Garland Thiebaud ; ham, Snively, and M. M- Logan
j called the house to order and i were appointed to hunt for a
1 read 10 verses of the 105th new song book suitable for club
William Michael Blakely. 332
N. Norton. Dublin, and Reta Jo j
Ann Whitehead, Route 1, Dublin. ;
Psalm followed by prayer led
by Mrs, Melvin Logan.
Mrs Ellie Self had distribu-
ted riddles which we used to
answer roll call and we had
much fun using our wits trying
to answer them.
For recreation Mrs Joe Ho-
ward. Sr. gave us an oral quiz
and a written one. First she
The following program was
rendered, “Aberfan’s Sad Dis-
pute over Money” by Mrs Joe
Howard, Sr.; “The Musk Ox”
by Mrs. Melvin Logan; and
“The long Weekend” by Mrs.
After distribution of Pol 1 y
Anna gifts by Charlene
read familiar lines of poetry ] Self the club adjourned to meet
that we had read and memori-
1 zed in school days and asked us
with Mrs. Edd Gryder on Nov
2nd. Grace Chatham.
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over night Following them is a lot like putting
money in the bank. Your returns comes as your in-
After awhile you begin to see results. You get
better yields. Crops get off to a better start. You
have better control of moisture. Your soil is richer.
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Profits start with production, and to produce we
must keep improving the soil. Plant legume cover
crops, sue.: as vetch and rye for fall and winter.
Plant summer cover. Permit weed growth to be re-
turned to the soil before seed matures. Fertilize
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diesel oil around the base of the tree trunks.
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The Dublin Progress (Dublin, Tex.), Vol. 80, No. 20, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 12, 1967, newspaper, October 12, 1967; Dublin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth540235/m1/2/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dublin Public Library.