, 'APRIL 28, 1981 BMiHBVlLLE, (ARK.)' COURTEK NEWS Brannan Says Farmers Are Underpaid Group WASHINGTON, April 25 (/ft— Secretary of Agriculture Brannan denied that prices farmers receive for foodstuffs are among the chief causes of Inflation. -"Rather than' being overpaid, farmers are earning less for their labor, less for their Investment, and less for their management ability than are other sections of the ecbn- kjomy," he told the House Agriculture ^Committee. He also said an hour's earnings In a factory will buy more food now than before World War Two, ami submlttel charts to back up his statement, Brannan's appearance before the key Congressional farm group signaled the opening -of a significant battle over the farm price provisions of the suulllzatiqn law. That law provides that ceilings on fiVm products may not be set lower than parity, or lower than prices prevailing in the month before the outbreak of the Korean war last June. Parity is a level defined by law as equally fair to the farmers and those who buy their products. The stabilization law rutk out In June. Some labor unions have been demanding that Congress provide 'a new law lor tighter ceilings on food. Few Arkdsons to Get Pre-lnduction Physicol Colls During Month of May , LITTLE ROCK. April 25. (XT) — Arkansas Selective Service headquarters said yesterday there would be no statewide pre-lnductlon phy- siral call In May. Lt. Col. ElliolU; Stoddsrd. manpower division head, added, however, that "a few local boards, probably less than a dozen." will receive small pre-lnductlon quotas. The announcement came In connection with the release of Induction' quotas for May. The number of men to be inducted in Arkan- sas \vas.cut from 745 to 472 men. The pre-indaction call Is belr eliminated because "we have large pool of acceptable men now." Stoddard said. He estimated that there were 2,500 men In the state's selective service pool who have al- rcady received prc-indueLion physicals, adding: "At the present rate of .lowered inductions and with our targe manpower pool, we should have enough men to fill draft quotas through the month of August." Senator Named Hospital Head WARREN, Ark,, April •» (*)— State Sen. ife Reaves of Hermitage nas been named superintendent of Bradley County's recently completed 5325.COO Memorial Hospital here. ' He was selected at a meeting of the hospital's board of dlrectors. The hospital, described as one' of the most modern in Arkansas, is ready for immediate occupancy. Reaves will leave his post u superintendent of Hermitage schools to take the new job. He will continue to serve as a member of the state senate. • A native of Warren, Reaves graduated from Arkansas A. and M. College, Montlcello, and received his master's degree from the University of Arkansas, PAGE ELEVEN Songstress G«ti Car Minus Glamor Photos BALTIMORE/ April 2S. (AP) — Radio songstress Rosemary Clooney got her car back. And she's wondering if it wasn't, an avid fan of hers who stole it here over the weekend. When It was returned, all that was missing were 50 autographed pictures' of the blonde beauty in a glamorous lowcul evening gown. Read Courier News Classified Ads. H»w D*o/«n to Mar* taty Tint in T«n»«sfe« NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 24, CAP)—Tennessee will make it easier for New Dealers to visit White House folks. The State Highway Department announced plans (or improving 4.8 mile* of highway between two Sumner County communities: white House and New Deal. Atomic Air Raid Shelters "All Hooey" Expert Says SINGAPORE-^)- Professor Marcus. Oliphant, top Australian atom scientist, thinks Slnapoie authorities are being 'Tar more sensible" In building homes rather than nlr raid shelters. He told the Singapore Standird In an Interview here enroute to Karachi recently: "It's all hooey, this talk about beating off on atom bomb. There Is nothing you can do if It falls, except live In underground shelters. 'Hie bomb can flatten a city and kill thousands," Oliphant said high speed aircraft made defense measues difficult. Asked how >-ar might be prevented. Oliphant asserted: "To ban war is to ban the atom bomb, But the answer rests with America and Hussia today. We can do nothing if either decides on open conflict." EDSON Continued from pagt I what It 'can do ibout M per cent Increase In 16- and 17-year-olds dropping out of school to take Jobs, due to manpower shortages. Social Security Administration says two million more women are now eligible for old age insurance nnd retirement benefits, bringing such protection to about 45 per cent of all employed women. Public- Health Service reports marriage rate has dropped to 10.7 per 1000—lowest since 1939. Divorce rate has also been dropping for the past three years. Nobody knows why, unless It's because there have been fewer marriages to break up. Women's Bureau worries because the 38,000,000 housewives average onty one or two hours leisure a day, and thus work harder than the women who get paid for their jobs. . Read Courier News Classified Ads, Relieve Red Raw Rough ITCHY IRRITATED SKIN S« hor f»it Re rnl, looihrs anil rriution at inol rjtiieU ilthy Uir- reUrvfi .martins raw hnAric, rathf , , illr-d»u*«rt ritnplcj. Aids t\iln r<«), look »o much belter . . . anil lu loan] Today huy. Iry Reainol OintmctiL Margar+t Truman Would Life* to Act HOLLYWOOD, April 2». «1 — Margaret Truman would like to become an actress as well as continuing her singing career. She "might consider motion pictures" she told a news conference upon her arrival to participate In a radio play Thursday. She said she has had movie offers but has been loo busy with radio and record work to consider them. Arkansas Highway Group To Meet in LittU Rock LITTLE ROCK, April 25. <AP> — The Arkansas Highway Commission will meet here Friday. Highway Director J. C. Baker snld today that 1951-52 construction would be discussed. "Frankly, Hollywood hasn't got anything we don't have right hire in Blytheville! friendly people, nice stores, and GENERAL CONTRACT PURCHASE CORPORATION willing to help in any emergency with their friendly loan service" Tin Can Praised as Most Underrated Servant of Modern U. S. Civilization MIAMI BEACH, Fla., April 25. tfP)+ —The lowly tin can was praised here yesterday as "the most underrated servant of modern civilization." President Arthur'V. Wlebel of the Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Co., said the tin can "in all its apparent simplicity, in all its functional plainness is so typically American that we lose the meaning of it." Wiebel's. remark. 1 ; were prepared for the' annual convention of tht United States Wholesale .Grocers' Association. He said 50 per cent of the food consumed in the United states comes from tin cans — and that American homemakers open 30,000,000 tin cans every day. Son Gets Papers Of Vandehberg GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 25 (fPi —The late Senator Arthur H. VRndenberg left, his papers, scrapbooks and documents to his son Arthur; Jr., with an admonition that "great,care be used in making portions o( these records available for •publication." ! The will of the 67-year-old statesman who died April 18 was filed for probate today. Practically all of the estimated »150,000 estate was left to Arthur. Jr.. and his two sisters. Mrs. John Bailey and Mrs. Elizabeth Pfeiffer. 89-Year-Old Man Climbs Last Tree, Sells Tools LONDON, April 25. (AP)_Three women rushed up and kissed George Clements yesterday when he was placed on probation on a charge of bigamy. They were: His legal wife, whom he married in 1920 nnd who has here him nine children. A woman he lived with long enough to have his tenth child. His bigamous wife, who recently had his eleventh and twelfth—a set of twins. Clements pleaded guilty to the charge. He Is 52. Audie Murphy Marries Pretty Airline Hostess DALLAS. Tex., April 25. (AP) — Audie Murphy, 26, the most decorated soldier of World War II who turned film actor, was married Monday night to Miss Pamela Archer, 28, a pretty airline hostess. Only close friends and relatives attended the informal church ceremony.-; After a few days in Dallas, the couple plans to make their home in Hollywood. Murphy got his divorce April 18 from film actress Wanda Hendrlx. Magazine Editor Claims A-Bomb Article 'Cleared' NEW YORK, April 25. Wj—Gardner Cowles. editor of Look Magazine, says the drawing of an atom bomb, appearing in (he purrent issue of Look, and the text of an accompanying article were cleared for publication by government officials. Cowles issued a statement In New York after the Atomic Energy Commission in Washington denied that a Look writer had seen an actual atomic weapon. The AEC also quoted the Air Force as saying he didn't even see a representation of one. • NOTICE TO PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS Sealed bids will be received by the County Court on or before 10 A.M.. Monday, May 7, 1951 for cleanollt of approximately 49.239 cubic yards of East part of Elk Chute-Drainage Ditch by Drainage District No. 8 of Pemlscot County, Canithcrs- ville, Missouri. Dans and specifications may be secured at,the office of the County Clerk in Caruthcrsvillc, Missouri. PEMISCOT COUNTY COURT Caruthersvillc, Missouri _Harold S. Jones ' County Clerk Caruthersville, Mo. 4[25-26-27 FOR SALE Concrete cmlrerts. 12 Inch to 48 inch, pUln or reenforced. Also Concrete Boildlnj Blocks cheap er than Ivmbcr for barns chicken hoises. pimp h»KS, tenant houses, tool sheds. We deliTcr Call ms for free estimate. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. 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