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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - September 9, 1949, Blytheville, Arkansas BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS 144 Blythevllle Dally Newi Blythevllle Courier Herald Mississippi Valley Leader THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF MORTHEA3T ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Growers Seek Improvement in Cottonseed Loan Problems Discussed in Conferences in Washington teps are under way at both the al and Washington levels to inprove the governments price support program inaugurated this year for it was dis closed In agricultural officials from 20 states were In session to discuss provisions of the new cot tonseed loan program under which the farmer Is entitled to borrow per ton through the Com mercial Credit Corporation provid ed the seed does not have a mois ture content of more than 11 per The Memphis meeting opened yesterday with several growers from Arkansas in attendance and speak ers included assist ant administrator for the Produc lion and Marketing Administration In who told the group that the farmers have not been receiving a fair price for their Fulluright Asks Action At the Washington w Fullbright of Arkansas junior sent a leter to Sec retary of Agriculture Charles Bran nan urging improvement in the loan program as it relates to cot Senator puibright said that he has received many reports from Arkansas that growers are selling their cottonseed at prices far be low the support price because the seed almost invariably moisture in excess of the allowed to make the seed eligible for loans through the federal In Memphis and in It was agreed that the farmers have but one alternative under the program as it now Anc It Is to provide storage places their farms where the seed can be kept until it dries out sufficient ly to become eligible for the per ton Deplores Spread Few farmers in this area have facilities for storing cottonseed which also aiay be placec under government excepi those who have provided such space Jie price an nounced by the federal Crawley in addressing the farm leaders meeting in Memphis any price support program is certain to have its problems but he expressed the belief that line will take care of both the coisture the storage difficulties which arebeing encountered this Loans through government ag he are possible to provide storage facilities on the farms and the farmers can obtain to 85 per cent of the amount Methods In handling grain change and the methods pertaining to cottonseed is in the process of changing at this he explain Deploring the price spread be tween the amout the farmer gets for his cottonseed and the revenue derived from the processed Crawley said that the spread has been found to be as high as S33 per he amounts to more than 60 per cent of the price received by the Reports Progress have heard me many argu ments that the loan method of price support for cotton seed at farm level disrupted the normal pattern of cotton seed under the traditional rnethod we have seen seed sell as as a Grain used to go Til to elevators at harvest Traditional grain marketing meth ods were changed when farmers started storing on the Many other commodities are marketed in different ways than they were in the It Is sign of We sincerely believe that farm ers throughout the South will greatly benefit from changing some of their traditional marketing me thods and thereby place themselves In a position to act more independ ently in disposing of their We do believe that a change from selling cotton seed at the buyers price to carrying home and holding for a higher farmers price will be a change for the This Is no flybynight Some form of price support for cotton seed may be here to We have now a program recom mended by farmers for Lets make it Weather Arkansas forecast Partly cloudy this tonight and Satur Scattered showers Cooler Missouri forecast Pair and con tinued cool Saturday in creasing cloudiness and warmer Minimum this Maximum Sunset Sunrise Precipitation 2t hours to 7 Mean temperature midway be tween high and Normal Mean for Thh Date VtmT Minimum Maximum Precipitation 1 to Uita Blyrheville Firm Awarded Big Lake Bridge Contract Cohen Blythe ville construction af ternoon was awarded theeontraet to build the Bi Lake bridte on Highway 18 and of con crete pavement between the le It was dUcloied here tlu Cohen wu in Little Rock for the opening of the The Cohen bid wu for Ear lier from Little Rock tbrouch the Associated it was indicated that a firm had submitted the apparent low Early estimates on the probable of the bridge were consid erably hither and some were as high us The Mississippi County project was one of 15 before the com mission for consideration Soybean Support Price to Be County PMA Officer Receives Official Data on 49 Program Soybean prices will be supported at the rate of a bushel this it was announced today by Ralph county administra tive officer of the Production Mar keting Estimated price as re ported several weeks had in dicated that the supports would be around a Monroe pointed out that the support was for Grade or green and yellow soybeans with not more than 14 per cent of mois ture For 1 beans a premium will be granted of one cent a bringing the support price to but on grades three and four there will be 19cent discount or a support price of Only Four Grades Eligible The PMA head said that the would be for brown and mixed Tins new support price Is com parable to the support for the 1048 and was based on 90 per cent of the September 1 soybean It was indicated by Monroe beansVaradin In the ton fouigrades would be eligible for government Loans and purchase agreements will be available to the producer from the time of harvest to Jan uary and loans will ma ture May The intention a basis for should be filed 30 days prior to May or possibly as may be determined by the Commodity Credit at an even ear lier TB Association Sets Up County Speakers Bureau The Mississippi County Speakers Committee held its Initial meeting yesterday at the City Hall in Bly theville to formulate plans for ac The tional new committee Is an educa sponsored by the Mississippi County Tuberculosis As which was formed to fur nish materials and speakers to var ious agencies from Mississippi coun Todd chairman of the said that a list of available material would be com piled by Miss Eula coun ty librarian at and that Eftcr the list was addi tional information would be ob The speakers are to be available to civic and service groups for speeches of five minutes or The committee is composed of Alvln Franklin Sanders of Carroll Hunt and Lloyd God ley of The Rev Harvey Miss Rosa John and Redman of Miller of Joiner and Burkett of Part of the material now avail able was distributed for study yes SEPTEMBER 1949 PostPolio Clinic Is Aranged for Missco Victims Three State Agencies To Cooperate With County Health Staff It is expected that more than 100 postpolio patients will be treated at the Crippled Childrens Clinic to be conducted at the Shriners Build Ing at the Air next Annabel North Missis sippi County Health said to dy that plans for the which will be the largest ever conducted In Mississippi County near She indicated that sheets and screens for partitioning the dress ing rooms were being sought and that two additional volunteer nurses were still Vernon Newman and John Gray will be the orthopedic surgeons for the clinic and Miss Sarah of the Crippled Chil drens Division of the state Depart ment of Public the chief ortheopedlc nurse Miss Ethel Reeves of the Crippled Childrens and Miss Verna district consultant for the State Health will as sist In the Vocational Unit to Assist North Missis sippi County clinic and Miss Clara Thoiney of the State Health will asslst Doctors Cray in medical ex Department Newman and district representa tive of the Vocational Rehabilita tion Division of the State Depart ment of will assist with the clinic and Miss Polly Wilson with the Arkansas Public Welfare Will be the Medical Social who will be assisted in the overall management of the clinic by Jim an nounced the following local workers who will assist in the clinic greeter Harriet Sullivan and J M registrars and George Faye Ray and Lucy Boone Miller will com plete Chnrch Women to Serve Lunch Harold Sudbury and Norman Bunch will be in charge of routing and Van Hcoser Sam Godwin will be In charge of the boys and girls dressing respec The Womans Council of the First Christian Church will prepare and serve the meal at and the food will be furnished by the Missis sippi County Chapter of he Arkan sas Association for the The Shriners Building formerly was the Air Base To reach the parents should use the second entrance to the which formerly was the main and turn left at the first drive beyond the swimming The clinic build Ing will be the third structure on the right after making the Now Holding Million Stoke In Balkan Quarrel W The United States lias a neiv stake in the Jousting be tween Yugoslavia and Soviet Rus The ExportImport Bank an nounced yesterday it was granting that amount in direct credit to Marshal Titos Yugoslavia may draw up to at once for the purchase of American materials and equipment to rehabilitate her mining The other credit may be drawn upon as the bank and the Yugoslav government agree as to the need of specific goods and of the credit called for an interest rate of three and a half percent a year payable The loan is to be paid off in 20 equal semiannual In the first falling due July The credit was the first granted Titos government since his break with Moscow dominated Comln form some 15 months It is part of an American effort to strengthen Marshal Titos hand in his quarrel with WestoftheMississippi Beauties Take Lead in Miss America Events ATLANTIC 9 the girls from west of the Mississippi prettier Eastern or Southern belles Prellmlnruy results in the 1949 Miss America pageant seem to Mint that All of the prelim inary winners announced In the talent and bathing suit divisions are from the wide open spaces with one Miss Tonights third and flnil prelim nary contest may give the western ers the upper hand in the finals tomorrow but no one will know unto the ig finalists announced Sylvia Uyearold eyeful from Miss Colo look first honors In the bjthlng suit prtUmlnsry last The night befire Miss JMque Meretr of ind Jone Ann pederaon of Sanlt tied for the cwssjr chutti A demure Canadian Mar garet Lynne Munn of pull ed down the top 8pot In the talent division last nlghl with a rendi tion of Sempre IJbera from the opera La And another westoftheMIsslsslppi beauty won In talent the night Miss Gloria Yvonne Burk nart of But Eastern and Southern gals may make up for their losses in the personalitv and evening gown In which nightly prelim inary winners are not some of the girls sel among the 15 finalists come i complete surprise to the There have even been In stances when an announced pre liminary winner failed to make the grade In the But generally a preliminary win ner Is a cinch for crack the finals for the Miss America TWELVE PAGES BRITISH LEADERS GKEETEDRaymond Mulr State De partment protocol greets Hrltish Foreign Minister Ernest Bevin center and Sir Stafford Cripps Chancellor of the Exchequer as the pair arrives at Washingtons Union Station for BritishCanadian United States finance AP Strike Halts Operations On10StateMoPacLine reluctantly save up today of heading off strike on the Missouri Pacific on the Missouri Pacific Railroads vast 10state system came to a virtual halt hours ahead of the threatened strike that will Idle some Only a few trains were still for their and a final j Fires in most of the big freight locomotives already were Both sides in the dispute were standing anxious for some word from What if they expect President Truman to take they wouldnt A spokesman for one of brotherhoods involved in the dis pute said that Judge Frank chairman of the National Mediation made a lastmin ute appeal to the unions here by telephone this He asked us to do whatever we could to avert a strike hut recog nized that the responsibility for this Is not on the spokesman Missouri Pacific normally carries about passengers a The strike is scheduled for 2 p m CST the tracks were being cleared earlier on order of the Harry the Presidents was to be a pas senger on one of the last inbound MoPac trains She was to board the Colorado Eagle at Inde pendence and arrive here at Last Missouri Pacific passenger train to leave Louis was bound for Little It departed at Last train clue In was 4 from sche duled to arrive at Seeks Property Protection No unusual occurrences were re ported today at Union but police were instructed to pay par ticular attention to Missouri Pacific Officials at the bus ter minal here said at 10 that they had not yet noticed any In crease In Railroad officials said they doubled that any perishables were caught in the as a freight embargo was Imposed last Tuesday to allow time for rolling freight to reach Its A strike will cripple hundreds of towns and thousands of Last minute efforts to stop the strike were made In but there was no indication it could be President Truman said yesterday he was doing everything he but added that the government hart exhausted nearly all Its authority In such An embargo on mall and baggage service became effect ive early Some longdistance were not expected to complete their runs until after the strike In addition to the 5000 opeatlng a spokesman for the road estimated that 80 or 90 per cent of the Missouri Pacifics nowoper ating personnel have received layoff The dispute behind the strike Is not over wages and At issue Is the manner In which various op erating rules should be interpreted There are 282 Individual claims by the involving First Hew Missco Polio Case in Week Reported The first poliomyelitis cas to be reported In Mississippi County since last Saturday was admitted yester day to the University Hospital In Little Pearly Mae two year old daughter of John Henry IVerd of brought the countys total to Trumann Youth Stricken AP One new case of polio was diagnosed at Isolation Hospital here The patient Is Jerry Morgan 7 of Soybeans quotations High Low Close Milt 231 Scout Leaders Arrange Banquet Fathers and Mothers Invited to Attend Election to Be Held North Mississippi county scout ers last night set Octoher 11 as the date for a when dis trict committee chairman and vice chairman will be The meeting in her o Commerce agreed to make the banquet an annual for persons Interested in scouting activities and their Monroe Marvin Smith and Cecil Love were named as a com mittee for completing plans for the banquet and Louis Smith and James Boy were ap pointed members of the nominating committee who will submit the district chairman and vicechair man nominees at the Plans for the districts participa tion in National Roll or troop the last week In Sept were presented by Wilson scout ONeal senior and Mickey Cub Scouls Give Demonstration The two scouts demonstrated proper uniforms for various Scout During reports on scouting units Scoutmaster for Troop 32 at reported thnt the troop had Increased more than 100 per cent in the past year Udell Scoutmaster for Troop said that the Dell Troop was completely uniformed and L Taylor explained that Scout in Explorer post 151 every had spent a week on Big Lake as part of special A financial report was given by Community Chest Drive Workers Named in Osceola Tlie merce Osceola Chamber of Com announced names of workers to solicit funds and agencies eligible for hinds in the the agencies eligible for funds In the Community Chest drive to be con ducted early in Ten agencies were approved to re ceive funds through the Red Feather They in clude Public Boy Infantile Red Violet Easter Sales for Heart youth Development and the Min isterial Workers who will conduct the sol icitation will Include Steve Sam Louis Jim Emma Moore Herbert Hobbs and Leslie The amount to be set for a goal and allocations for the varioiu agencies have not bee but will be announced The plans for the Community Chest fund campaign were madt at a Tuesday meeting of the Osceola Chamber of Tlie 20th Centuray began not If the 19th century had ended on the first century would have covered only SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Sales for Dollars CalledSolutionlo British Problems Sir Stafford Cripps Urges Use of Selling Techniques AD Sir Stafford Cripps declared today the only satisfactory solutlou for Britains economic plight is to sell enough goods for dollars to become Britains chancellor of the exche quer made Hint In a speech prepared for a National Press Club Indicating Drills acceptance of American ndvlce to streamline sell Ing he said that on ho question of exports to dollar mar I believe that there Is a most urgent need for more Intensive Sir Stafford pictured the solution of hts countrys economic crisis essential for the coordinated Ical and military strength of the West In its struggle with Commu He said Secretary of State Ache son and British Foreign Minister Bevln have made remarkable pro gress toward building the West ern political and defense structure but added All this progress will be In vain tf we fall to provide a sound eco nomic basis for these combined ef forts of the free The twin themes of Cripps ad dress were hard work for the Brit on their income and for suc ish people in their struggle to live cess In the BrlllshAmcricanCan adlan financial talks which opened here These Cripps have opened In an atmosphere of mutual determinate nto bring some permanent solution so as to avoid these recurring crisis in the dollar sterling Out of the talks already have come Indications of limited Ameri can help to Britain in meeting its current dollar Longrange may be slow In de Congressional action like ly will be required on several major AntiMcMath forces Seek OwnCandidate W Antiadministration forces launched their hunt for B candidate In op pose Governor McMath In 1050 at a barbecue in cedar grove near here The Arkansas Gazette said Dave Conway bus Ixxly manufac emerged as the probable can didate of the antladmlnlstratlon The paper said Wards name was not but that It was evident thnt many of those attending the meeting had settled on Ward as their candidate It added thnt Ward paid the bill for the but would be reim The mccline was organized by Harry Lee Little veteran Arkansas political figure and state official In former Ben Lnncys Williams salil committees will bo named in 50 Arkansas counties to choose a candidate to oppose Mc The governor was blistered by every speaker at the Wil who assisted in management of Jack Holts unsuccessful cam paign against McMali last year said the people arc disgusted with this boy Hr has broken every ho Corn Yield Estimate Bushels AP Tho Agriculture Department today estimated this years corn crop at bushels the second largest of Woman Is Three Others Hurt In Two Accidents One person killed and three others injured in two night in North Mississippi County last Killed was of Walnut Ridcre who died at the BlythcviJIe Hospital this of in juries suffered at midnight when the car in which she was a passenger loft Highway 18 at the intersection of the Half Moon road and crashed into store warehouse Her Pauline ami a man iden Ufied as Ted of were in in the Miss Mitchell and Smith are in Dlythevlllc Hospital suficrlni frrx multiple cuts about the race and body and Their condition were reported as fair this The third person Injured was Alfred about of Fui wlm iold officers thai lie was pushed from moving automobile on South Highway Bl three miles South of Blythevllle around midnight last He was found on the highway by passing ills right leg was badly officers said and H was necessary to amputate the limb nt Walls Hospital this rnorn Confused According to Deputy Sheriff Hol land who wlfh Deputy Sher iff Harbour and City Police men Louis Lendlnnle and Herman cidcnt the Mitchell ac the 1042 Pupils at Lange Get Assignments Classes to Be Held In Two Churches During Emergency All children who have been re gistered for Lange School and others who have been assigned to Lange will for classwork Monday to two Blythevllle churches It was announced today by Nich superintendent of Bhihcvllle The First Grade pupils will re Port to the church of which Is located In the 1200 block on West Main to Misses Eliz abeth Halstend and Betty Wlllycrd nstructers assigned to tills grade In the Lange Miss Halstcad will be The pupils In the Second through the sixth grades wll report to the Calvary 16th and Chfck and will use the west cu trnnce to the E E principal nt Lange and Hfth Grade wm be in Morning Session Only Class during the time that the Lnnge pupils will use the temporary will be from to These hours were arranged In cooperation with tho ministers and official bonrds of the two Nicholson r Delay In at Lange School was caused by con struction work under nt the school where six new classrooms are being it had been hoped that the work could been completed before the city schools opened but the contractors were Teachers serving with Har dln at the Calvary Daptlst Church will include Nellie PifUl Orndc Doris Slaughter and Charles Sixth Grade Iris cooper and Francis Fourth Crude jewel Fcatherslone and Miss Mary Third Grade Francis Warren and Marjorie Second Cotton Hish 2976 2000 2971 2961 2003 2VH 2971 2968 29COB 2902B Reds Plan to Add East Germany to Cominform Group plans to give Germany a communist government and lead It into her Cominform of Soviet satellites within six responsible Informants said NonCommunist political lead ers ill tlie Eastern Berlin report th German ctoplcs Democracy will be built around the Socialist Unity Communist Party In the five East German leanrts provin ces with Berlin as the Informants as to tlie exact timing of the Some said it would be sprung during the Hew York meeting of tlie Big Four foreign ministers this Others believed II would be held off until Soviet Zone elections tentatively set lor October No A high American source said something Is afoot Jusi about on those So far the Russians have absolutely failed to sell their brand of communism to the maj ority of Germans in their Vii Vltbjr MICIO missed a ciirvo at the In tersection of Highway 18 and the Half Moon iioad and crashed Into ine warehouse of Moore Brothers Grocery Is located between the two Tlie which apparently was traveling high rate of ran approximately 10 feet under the shattering floor beams and sending several two flooring 1 the by four through Professional AidSeeker Fails to Pull Wool Over Eyes of Red Cross Workers The Executive Board of the Chlckasawba District Chapter of the American Red Cross last night heard the story of a professional transient who preyed on at least 62 Red Chapters for financial aid In this The presented to the board by Floyd executive secretary of the was given to show why all reports must be in vestlgated carefully before assist ance can be ThU transient appeared at the Blythevllle office July with the tale of woe of not being able to collect a family allotment for her son in the and therefore not being able to care for her eightyear old twin Dressed appropriately for her she told workers here that her children were hungry and needed anil gave what workers lerratd heartbreaking Fails to Kelurn Aftcr being returned to her with no assistance but with instruc tions to return with her sons ser vice number so they could contact officials about receiving the allot ment for She failed to return and a week at a district con her full story was Teamed with a the woman had set off from Virginia and had related the above story to 62 chap ters of the American Red and after checks revealed her daily she was found to have sought assistance in Vir Mis Oklahoma and One day she was reported in Tex the next In and In some days called on as many as two chitpter offices to seek assistance See AID SEEKER on Fife It Officers and wrecker crew mem bers worked for more than two hours In getting the car and Its injured from under the bulldlnz O fleer Alken quoted Mit driver of the as saving d Ot saM 5ign sn d that when she came to the Intersection she did not mTIlin missing the J All three of the passengers were fronTsea0 Termed Worst Accidenl Deputy Alken described the ac cident worst hc had In a long The car was de The right side of the hoed was smashed almost with the chassis and the windshield was smashed evidently when the car lilt the pinning seat lasscngers to Ule baclc of the According to the dead womans Mitchell and her daughter were visiting in Blythe Mitchells Marion lives at Armorel Mitchells death Is the eighth traffic fatality in Mississippi Coun ty this Deputy who also assisted Deputy State Policeman George jrwln and Sheriffs Depu ties Dave Young and Edgar Yollmj of In Investigating the GrSgs quoted Grlggs as saying that he obtained a ride with an unidentified couple at a cafe In Blythevllle around last He told officers that he Informed the couple that he wanted out of he car at Dosxood Ridge where he said he had a sister and when they arrived at the couple opened the car door and pushed him Officers Continue Investigation Deputy Aikcn said that when he questioned the injuricd man appeared dazed and lit he hart been Informed that Orlggs had told other persons that It was a truck from which he was An Investigation is un derway jo determine just how the accident Origgs told officers that he had come to Mississippi county lo pick He said that his Veda lives In the Dogwood Ridge community and that he was en route to her home at the time he was pushed from the Following the accident he was rushed to Walls Hospital and De PUty Alken said that attendants at the hospital informed him this morning that the mans leg had to be New York Stocks Closing Quotations A T T Amcr Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Hit Harvester North Am Aviation Republic steel Radio Socony Vacuum Southern pacific Standard of N J Texas Corp Scars Roebuck U S Steel J C Penney 141 78 72 12 26 78 26 78 51 58 156 37 62 34 52 18 10 1S 27 9 14 19 38 11 12 16 38 38 38 69 58 59 34 41 14 22 58 51 34 National Distillers 20 14
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