The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 88, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 31, 1960 Page: 3 of 14
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Good quality brown tweed upholstery
If this Living Room Suite does not sell this week for $109.95
the price will be reduced $10.00 per week until sold. Next
price change will be made at 5 p. m. Thursday. April 7.
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Phone HI 6-5808 — Rockdale — Wo Deliver
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COUNTY AGENT NOTES ...
Combating Midge in Grain
By J. D. MOORE
During the last tex years, the
sorghum midge has caused exten-
Mve damage to giair. sorghum in
certain areas of South and Ce.itral
T< \a Early plant* d grain sor-
g hum generally esc v>eci midge
camag but late planted grain
sorghum was sever!.' damaged by
Knowledge of he biology at.d
habits ol this ins ft t i.s usually
a factor directly concerned with
The S'f rglium midge is dlstfib'tt-
«d over most, if not all, of 'leva
but rhe jmratest injury to gran
sorghum by this p*. ! oecui in the
.noie humid parts of the s*atc.
The af It midge is an orange cl* i-
td fly 1 12 nch long
It overwinters * lari' t within
a cocoon in the spikclet or seed
husk ot Johnsongrass Sudan
grass, grain >< tglium. ui;nor.ieoo>
and probably -nmc wild gcas.-es
7 he larva pupates and th** adult
emerges in the spring about the
lime Johnson gras? begins t .
Mu-mi and the female deposits
eggs on the developing seed.
Tht lit gt" 4*«' ion of ttu
’nidge u nail- oeetirs on Johnson
grass The adults which i ave
«merged from the Johnsongr <•--
st eel may llv c* nsniei able dis-
tances to field- of grain sorghum
at the time heads begin to emerge
irom the boot Adults usually are
more noticeable during 'he early
morning when they an crawling
t or the spikelets of developing
The female fly seldom li\ e:
more than a day during hot
weather and thn lift of the naif
is even shortei The ten ah de-
posits egg in the spikeli*- ■min
after the head- appeal lion, the
toot and in may instances, befote
Injury to sorghum grain is
| caused by the lar\a or maggot
j which feeds upon the internal
! content ef the dwelt ping seed.
i Infested grain sorghum heads ap-
pear "blighted" or "blasted." The
•eggs ha ch in about two days into
mall pinkish maggots which soon
1 ect no orange m color a- thev
teed in the developing seed. Hit
lar\ae are full grown in 9 to 11
The mature larva change's into
a dark orange pupa and a new
pent ration of adults will emerge
in ,ihunt 3 d:t• Fourteen to M>
u.lys are required tor a complete
How to Check
Application of insecticides af-
ter tht larvae* have entered the
; ram '.could b< of no value. Ma-
ture larve or the pupae may be
dislodged from grain infested with,
midge by heating the heads on
white paper r cloth The pupa
ta e of this insect may be found
protruding from the apo>; of the
damaged seed The cate is dif-
ficult to detect without the aid
ol a hand lens.
F <rly planting t f grain sor-
ghum is a good practice to follow
to avoid midge and sorghum veb-
>im infc tations. Therefore.
'aimers should be encouraged to
pl ant the crop as earlv as praeti-
Ba-ed "ti yields from grain
sorghum planted on different
dates a Tt tuple and Celiege Sta-
tion during 19 )9, sorghum planted
on or before April 2 in the Tom*
lb Alfa received practic ally no
damage by i ht ■ sorghum midge
The latest planting date for grain
-■< rghnm in the College Sta ir-n
Area in which nudge damage was
Beginning this week all garments cleaned by us
will receive MOTH PROOFING and MILDEW-
AT NO EXTRA COST
Take care ol your winter clothes now before you
store them away. Expensive clothes deserve the very
MAN'S SHOP <& CLEANERS
PHONE HI 6-5091
We Pickup and Deliver
BALL POINT PENS
Freventn Writing Potigut
Do Not Accept
tool* For The Name
"LINDT" On The Pen!
not observed was April 22. 1959.
Research conducted in 1959 in-
dicates that nudge can be con-
trolled with insecticides applied
at the proptif time However, it
is important to know tint the
adult midge may lay < gg as the
head emerges from the t <k»* and
may conhnue through the bloom-
ing period For effectiveness, m-
I sectieides must be applied before
] the temaie- iay theii eggs on ihe
I developing seed
Insecticides approved foi use
I on grain sorghum and which show
t promise for the eonut.1 of ttr.
i ,idge are as follows. Endrin 1 4
ii). per an < . do not tr< v vvntiun
43 days o! h;v> t gra/mg or cut-
ting for ensilage and tit m.l make
more than one applie ition per
-t ason. Toxaphene. three pound
v i acre; do not fet'd treaud 1* r-
agt u dairy animals being fmuth-
t d for slaughter Do nut use on
lurage to be sold commercially or
to be -hipped intend'd* Dt not
allow range animals to gt'a •'
treated fields until 15 davs at .ei
insecticide application. Apply at
lea-t 30 da's before h.irvt ’
I’ho.-dr n, 1 2 pound per a if'
this m.x< eticid* can be applied
three days before harve.-t ami
:nree davs from the time inset ti
ctde is applied until gra/u. , i
Giannit Brown i la •••*’ It :
,lu lm,pit'll anti (loan.' film
Recent \ isitor- in i lie lion o * •
Mr and Mrs Ilugli Rhode, win
'.Tr and Mrs VValtt i Sued* i >1
rhoindaie. Mi Janie: Gex ami
t hildren of \nstin
Mi . Jim Bruwn and t\ o
(heahter and Mrs Blown*,
j I r< :he> Ray Sonunerville left Sat-
i ordav for an extended vi it with
relatiy -s in Mississippi,
j Spending the w ckt nd 'vitlr
j Mr. and Mrs. John Holton were
! Mr. and Mrs. Chester Biun and
family of Bay city
Mr and Mrs Albert Wheclus
were home for the weekend
Visiling Mr and Mrs. Robert,
Stanley Sunday were Mr and
Mrs. Fink Stanley and dair'.hfer
and Andy Stanley of Dime Box
John >nd Alton Stanley of Cald-
well. Mr and Mrs. S. V. If bodes
Mr and Mis Bud Collie and
family ol Hearnc spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Turner.
Mr and Mrs Lee Rodgers spent
Sunday in Sheridan with Mt and
Mi ■. Charlie Ham--
Mi and Mr- Roy Faiimon of
Rockdale visit e-rl Mr. and Mrs
Mof Gctild Sunday Mr l.arm,mi
attended funeral serv i* i- for to:
tousin Mr: Bettic- Reynold: in
1 ,t xington.
Mr. tnd Mrs. Donald Brown anti
lamilv -pent Sunday in Rockdale
with Mr and Mrs Oscar Brown
LT. JOHN RIc.^FiSON
1 \HT\C1 Seeontl l.t Jehn D
■ lotinii' 1 Racket on. a 1953 gr.i-
| ouate of Rockdale high school.
! has receivtd !us Armv commis-
si' i folk sing e- nuplet am of * >6
| Inti Candidate School and is
nnw stationed at El Faso
l.t Ricketson completed OCS at
' ort Sill, Oklahoma :n Matci; IK
and In- .site Sarah., tin daughter
i i : Mi and sirs F. F Peterson f
j Rockdale, n:o\ad to El Faso last
| week where Ric.-.etson s ill as-
sume mi vile Unties
4 D. o,
Nik hi us.
C bey rolrd
■ 1,a (,'liey r del 4
In 1958, one out of every three
paychecks in Alaska went to Gov-
For Ciiy Role
\BSTP-' State health au'lu > it if
havt asv nd -d Wot id 11 :-.v W. Bur-
ies- of Rot lsdah a Grade C certi-
ta.-ate of competency in recogni-
tion of his skill and knowledge of
-1Average plant operation
The certificate sva- awarded'
i utter Texas' genet al sanitation
law that municipal sewerage
plants hi under the supervision of
:,n i peratoi who has proved his
Knowledge of tlie job and its pub-
lit- health implications in a- writ-
ten examination and has been
(titified by the state department
ol ht altli.
Burgess' newly-won ecrtilicab
ys ill be valid for thr”e years. Al-
'( i meeting certain re piiremcnu
in experience and training he yvil!
'it1 eligible to trs for bight r eer.i-
1 if at ir n
( ;. ado 1 ' eel 1 t iraljoi ■ ’ l l 1 lil t s
a minimum of one vt nr of ex-
|.‘ rienee ill t-v. i raye plant npera-
iitit), plus 4b "cn-dits" earncfl by
iitti''uianee at annual district and
Cult watei yyorl - short si bools
sponsored hv the Tern:; State De-
; artinent of Ht ilth, the engineer
mi-r extension .ervieo of *1 exa
Z.i’yM college, and the D xas Wa-
tt r and Sewage Works association.
i Reporter ad-, get- the grapes.
• 21 overall diagonal moaturoment screen phiico «2Ji t*
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• Tiny hand control only Vi tho tizo of formtr unit*.
• Unit it pro-tunnd to stations covering your locality,
4 Permits full use of manual controls on set.
• First time ever o» this low price . . . with Ihe newest
1960 Philco Delure TV.
• Nothing else to buy . . . trades accepted . . . iaty
Jcssi R.nnel Visa pm and Fau a
Birr> Hovel! and .lean Stig.ll.
Bt n Ft i tl, Fe d \ Dior
V. i" ti r n.in Bros Font Tank
George W McKmncv, Kurd 4
Claven- Dai) an \- CV>., Ft id
Cl a co Dal -an Co , Ft i d
AKin Sehnier. Dodge 4 Door.
Bnl i t 1 Wall' i Fold I Do. r.
(' K Ilolhmi'ti. Ft.rd 1 Door,
.lei B lliehai tl.-oii Ford 4 Door
F Ii Hoyy uu’toti Ford Tudor.
Cray a n ■ Darg.m Co, Fold
Irvin G Musk n. Ford 4 Door
Fclyvin Fail Cut is. Oldsmobilo
Foil J Hul)ii:k Oldsu-obile 4
T 11 Wt tei men In C D Cai-
ley, $10 and other ronsiderationv
Faieel ol l,md being a portion of
Hit'rk 23 of the fill of fhorruiale
( 1) (‘.if It-y to T 11 W’i - ter-
man. $10 and other considerations
I ot ol la id being a purl ion of
P.lnek 23 of the Citv of Thoriulale.
Cli elite 11 Blown ' u Mmeolu
lone- it vii s iii mt' of h«u ftiii i •
(ieraliotis. One acre of land out ol
h W I! Scot! \dditioi to t u*
y'ltv ef Cameron
Katie B Hanks to J I’om Wil-
liati s, $10 and other considera-
tion!-. But No 1 in the Marshall
Addilion to the City o-f Rockdale.
W T. Ft arson Ji and a. B.
Newton to M D We* ms, ilo and
other considerations. Bo* No. 4
ef Block No. 11 in the City of
M D Ween s el ux !t J. it.
Newton and W. T. Pearson Jr.,
CIO and other considerations The
ou'h one-half ot But- 13 and 11
<1 Hit Pearson Subdivision of
Blot k 116 of the City <>f Rockdale.
T E. Crump to ’I. E Griflin,
MO ami other considerations. Bot
r parcel ol land oeing a part
it the Daniel Monroe Bcag ie
Robert Mitchell to Mrs. Loriiie
Wilson <10 and other considers- ,
(tons Tract of land lying on the
west side of the S A & A F Ry.
1 aurie Harwood Stubbs et al to
James Shaw et ux, $600 considera-
tion I a• t No. 2 in Block No. 12 ill
the town of Cause
Lucile Hunt to Ada S. Steven*.
-'50 consideration. Bot or parcel
t 1 land out ol the Will. Allen Sur-
Halite B l.iftin et al to V. \
j Kubccka, $1 and other curvsideni-
, tion- l,ot Nt* 4 of HltK’l No. 22
i t the town of But kholts.
Fra net- B. sikar to Mary l.<"i-
I ar, <15,900 e«in-1deration Tr. i
«»i parcel of land out cf t it. J. A.
Prn.i Kh".;:: B. agu; Grant
Fretf W Stm ties et ux to Emil
1 Vaculin et ux $lu and other
considerations Tea 1 or parcel of
Buu < it of the J A. Hi ad fold
Da\'ll V. Small el ti\ to /.elf
'Morgan, <19 and other consideru-
tium Buts H. 9, 10, 18, 19 and 29
ol Block ti of the J H. Burnett
March 31. 1960
Additnn tu the Town ut Milano
R A Prestridge et ux to Boy
F.nrl Woolvcrton ot ux $4.5(10 99
consideration Tract or parcel ol
the City of RockaaU
The United States sent .$3 4 bil-
lion to allied countries last year
tor the support of American mili-
tary forces abroad
Newest model Smith Corona
Grrlaxie Portable Ty pewriter: list
tor <14t 59 phis tax nut The R-
porter Office sells 'em for SI 19 5t)
t rl ^ » Inin , i»i ii.liriS,
On Made lo-Oriler Rubber
Stamp*. Call and place your
order today with
The Rockda'.o Roportor
Phone HI 6-5838
ROCKDALE (Tex.) REPORTER—9
“ Salty Trail Ride
Slated June 11
Flan were in tl o making this
weak lur Fe annual Salty Trail
hide, and June 1) is the date that
ha- been se1 for the annual horse-
back outing, according tc Mark
I “The ricle will be a bon* the
j same as la t year, exc pt we ex-
pect more rider ’* Towcry said.
] TV* riders will d.-s-Tuble at tho
| "Id T*Kr.NO railroad <1* pul site, ride
j thrt ign Hoc k.iaie, ga* lun< h at urn
Aleva Lake pieme area, and pro-
ceed on to Salty.
A square dance at the Salty
i amp grounds will climax the dav.
Riders w ill camp out Fiat night,
ireit 1 a pi*-hi* luncit t.n tht*
grounds the following day, and
hen return h* me.
1 .a t y e ar 1,9 nd* i. paninpaU <1
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Cooke, W. H. The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 88, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 31, 1960, newspaper, March 31, 1960; Rockdale, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth693707/m1/3/: accessed November 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library.