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For- most row crops ceased on subsoil moisture and our harvest was not severely hurt. So although a shortage of grass and forage is creating prob- lems in the livestock and dairy industry, the triumph of other crops over the drought consti- tutes a gratifying minor miracle. Our major cash crop, cotton, | :~!;'.~i is down slightly but will amount : to something like 4,635,000 bales or more. This is only about 89,- 000 bales below 1962, despite the weather. We will hold our reputation as the nation's largest producer of grain sorghums also. Our 1963 crop made a dramatic jump of 33 m/ilion bushels over year before with some 232,- 429,000 bushels expected in the final tally. And in spite of some productions decreases such as on- ions, Texas vegetables are ex- pected to bring farmers about $1 million more than in 1962, peaking at some $65 million. The Texas citrus production has received some "knock out blows" from freezing weathe in recent years, but the 1963-64 crop year now in progress gives evidence of a rapid recovery. Only about 111,000 boxes of oranges and grapefruit valued at :: some one-half million dollars 000. Some of the best news yet for our hard hit citrus growers. Our efficient production tech- niques will continue to assure Texas and the nation's consumers of a bountiful supply of food and fiber at reasonable prices. This is a success story without parallel in the history in any other nation. Producer profits, however, are still limited by rising costs of materials needed in farming op- erations. The problem of the cost-price squeeze exerted upon the farmer is still very much with us. Our livestock industry is still something of a question mark. If we have good winter moisture, our ranges that were parched during thee past summer can make a quick recovery. -Con- tinued subnormal rainfall would paint a darker picture. Normally, our livestock industry is worth close to one billion dollars to the Texas economy each year. Livestockmen, too, are having their problems, profit wise. The drought has caused produc- tion costs to rise due to the high cost of feeding operations. And imports of meat f r o m other countries are further depressing local prices. But despite these adverse fac- tors, our 1963 farm picture is far better than many had expected earlier this year. ster. We invite you to send your problem letters direct to Jan : Webster, Oak Valley Road, Col eana, Texas.) Dear Miss Jan: I have done what I can to ~aatch flly daughter with a boy in i college. This boy is crazy about and his father has a nice i:~:i: business. His father is having |!i: hh-n study for later ownership " ~ of his business. My dear little (Editor's Note--We hope our This hasn't bothered her in tl~e l~eaders enjoy reading Jan Web- least. I can't understand her. dumb daughter will not even talk marriage. When he went away to school I felt sure she date others and maybe for- get, so I made sure she was not at home when other boys called. Suppose she wants to be an old m a i d? Most eighteen-year-old girls hav*e their cap set. Any suggestion on how to make her interested in this boy? A Mother Dear Mother: It is mothers like you who help make unhappy marriages. Be happy that she is with you. Dear Jan: Just across the creek from us is a family and believe me they r~ally throw wild parties. Once I called the sheriff with hopes that he would put a stop to it. KERENS, TEXAS New Saddles. Saddle Accessories and Repairs. Saddles cleaned, oiled and refinished, $3.$0. Bicycles, par*s and re~ Dog Collars and A~es. Red Wing, Acme, and Noc~no cowboy and work Boo~. Also Shoes. S#amdard Brands Dress Shoes for ~ entire family. All 17pes of shoe and boo! repairs. Shoes dyed, all colors Workmanship. Reasonable Prices. IIII Notice is given that taxes due the City of Malakoff must be paid before February 1st, to avoid added penalty costs for delin- quency. No Extension of Time is To Be Given This Year. J. E. BIEN City Secretary g Dera Jan: I caught my husband out with a dish last night. I ran into him as I went to buy milk. He was getting into the car with this beautiful woman. I am just an old working housewife with no clothes or cosmetics. What should I do? I am losing him. Hurt Dear Hurt: Manage to get clothes and cos- metics. He does not go with this dish for free. Too, check your personality. It could be going with your looks. RAMBLINGS By HAROLD SPANN Couaty Apnt Feeding hungry cattle at this time of the year is not only a big chore but very expensive. Farmers must keep their winter feed costs as low as possible, but it is false economy to starve the heard at this time and hope they pick up next spring. Low quality roughage avail- able in pastures as grazing or poor hay must be supplemented with good quality protein such as 41% cottonseed meal at the rate of two pounds per head daily. Protein is the main food ntttrient lacking in the d r y grasses and hay. Adequate food which includes roughage, protein source feeds, some grain to balance the low roughage; and mineral will re- duce calving problems and the effects of parasites and disease. TREAT GRUBS IN CATTLE Have you checked the oacks of your cows recently for cattle grubs? These pests are showing up at this time and will further reduce the health and value of animals. Infected cattle should be treated now with rotenone as a dust on the backs of animals. Five percent of rotenone powder can be diluted by thoroughly mixing one pound with three pounds of talc, colcanic ash, or dusting sulphur. Seven pounds of the 5 percent rotenone can be mixed with 100 gallons of water and applied to the backs of animals using a high pressure powder spray that develops 200 pounds of pressure. NEW CATTLE FEEDING PRACTICE Five years ago work was done in Mississippi on Using ground gypsum in lieu of so much salt for winter cattle feeding, with the idea of eliminating some of the problems encountered from unneeded salt. That work proved successful. Four years ago coun- ty agent Neal of Titus County, Mr. Pleasant, started his own ex- periment. Mr. Neal has been mixing Hydrated Calcium Sul- phate Feed Grade at the ratio of one part of gypsum to 5 to 8 parts of cottonseed meal plus the usual addition of 2 percent minerals and vitamin A plus 2% regular salt. The ranchers in Titus County who have been us- ing this regularly start off each fall at the rate of about 5 to 1 and go up to about 8 to 1 as they beef-up the ratio during the winter months. They have found that at the ratio of 6 to 1 that the cattle average eating about two pounds per day and at the ratio of 8 to 1 they eat 3% pounds per day. Mr. Neal reports uniform satisfaction by the people using the hydrated calcium sulphate Feed Grade. The previous problems encoun- tered with too much salt have been eliminated. Cattle do not have to drink so much water with the loss of energy walking to get the water plus the needed .energy to warm the water up. There are also indications that the gypsum improves the pro- tein utilization. FKRME~.S INCOME TAX GUIDE AVAILABLE Farmers Income Tax Guides for 1964 are available at t h e County Agents Office. Copies will also be made available to farmers at all local banks in the eounW, REPORT OF CONDITION OF OF MALAKOFF IN THE STATE OF TEXAS At the close of business on December 20, 1963 State Bank No. 1695 Federal Reserve Dist. No. 11 ASSETS Cash, balances with other banks, and cash items in process of collection $ 425,299.54 United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed 265,000.00 Obhgations of State and political subdivisions 120,138.72 I~ans and discounts (including $ overdrafts) 674,049.82 Bank premises owned $ 62,640.00 Furniture and fixtures 18,993.23 81,833.23 Real estate owned other than bank premises 1.00 TOTAL ASSETS $1,566,320.31 LIABILITIES Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations $1,086,942.59 Time and savings deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations 175,060.83 Deposits of United States Government (including postal savia~gs) 3,242.00 Deposits of States and political subdivisions 101,905.00 TOTAL DEPOSITS $1,367,150.42 (a) Total demand deposits $1,192,089.59 (b) Total time and savings deposits $ 175,060.83 TOTAL LIABILITIES $1,367,150.42 CAPITAL ACCOUNTS Capital: (a) Common stock, total par value $ 50,000.00 (b) Preferred stock, total par value $ None, total retirable value $ None $ 50,000.00 Surplus 80,000.00 Undivided profits 52,642.23 Reserves (and retirement account for preferred capital) 16,52"/.66 TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS $ 199,169.89 TOTAL LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL ACCOUNTS $1,566,320.31 I, W. O. Green, Cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear that this report of condition, is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. W. O. GREEN (SEAL) CORRECT--ATTEST O. A. PHILLIPS CARNEY KIRBY LEROY KIRBY Directors I STATE OF TEXAS. County of Henderson, ss: Sworn to and subscribed before me this 3rd day of January, 1964, and I hereby certify that I am not an officer or director of this bank. My commission expires June, 1965 SUE BARNETT Notary Pubhc BRING YOUR LAUNDRY TO US When You Bring Your Dry Cleaning WE REPRESENT THE ATHENS LAUNDRY PICK UP DAYS ARE MONDAYS AND THORSDAYS YOU CAN PICK IT UP AGAIN AT OUR SHOP DRY "In the Service of Others" CARROLL & LEHR Funeral Home II Notice is given that taxes due the Mala- koff Public Schools must be paid before February 1st to avoid added penalty costs for delinquency. No Extension of Time is To Be Given This Year. J. E. BIEN Collector of Taxes City, State and Kay ~cogdc ~liday !d Mrs :~as n Th ~hol: of Bi As a convenience to the people of M~iand-= koff, the sale of Poll Tax Receipts bO rce ' for the city elections, and those of state and county are now being offer ton for sale at--- THE CITY As you pay your current property be sure to obtain your Poll Tax also. 3. E. BIEN, Secretary At The Fzr t Sound Of Trouble. Drive in here. We're experts at ing trouble spots and fixing quickly, expertly at low cost. your car the best care---always let do the repair! HU 9-3371. Your GMC Truck Dealer FOR ALL OF YOOR We stock the finest lumber and all ing supplies at today's lowest prices. credit free delivery. FREE ESTIMATES GL~DLT FIGURED We l figure your heads ms nny homo fix-up Lum Yards At Malakoff and