The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 24, 1946 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 24, 1946
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WEDNESDAY. -APRIL 2/1, 19-16 Chamber Would Remove Controls Government Misguided In Inflation Battle, Schmidt Declares " liV EIJLAUK MoDOWKLI, United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON. April 24. (UP) — l«e U. s. Chamber of Commerce today asked Congress to end all •subsidies and all price controls except rent ceilings by next Oct. 31 The plea was made by Dr. Emerson p. Schmidt, the chamber's economic research director. He said in testimony prepared for the Senate Hanking Committee that (he government is battling the symptoms of inflation instead of the causes and so cunnot possibly succeed. The committee is considering legislation to extend price controls beyond next June 30. The house already has passed a nine-month extension containing restrictive amendments which price officials say would make the act impossible to administer. Schmidt said the government's policy of permitting wage increases while trying to continue subsidies and enforcement of price controls was "economic myopia." lie called for a "coordinated, overall decontrol program involv- insprices. wages, fiscal policy, foreign , lending and all other factors thiil bear on our current imbalance between supply and demand." "Wo do not appear to be progressing toward decontrol under the government, policies now in vogue," Schmidt said. He echoed the )>lea of Robert A. Wason. president of I be National Association of Manufacturers, who told the committee yesterday that the OPA Is "engaging in a gigantic bluff" when it says it Is holding the line and preventing inflation. Wason said that "price control 4 is not preventing inflation" and r nsked the committee to remove nil controls on manufactured goods on June 30. "It is time to stop being bluffed by the phoney figures and misleading claims put out by the OPA," ..Wason said. "We are in (he midst of a serious inflation .. and .'?A is. in and of itself, one of the most powerful and dangerous inflationary forces." "Through its scare campaign, it is frightening the American public into spending its savings. is holding down production and preventing the flow at goods onto the market which would meet the people's pent-up demands. "Giv e us nn opportunity to prica the black marketeers out of business, to put an enti to the consumer gouging that is bein» practiced by chiselers under the protection of OPA. Permit us to flood the markets with goods that the public wants at prices that are fair." Schmidt, said government wage policy during and since the war has been "inflationary in the extreme." "Perhaps never in history have a government's economic advisors been so grievously in error as were those of the present administrn- , tian before VJ Day. They could ||> see nothing but collapse at war's end and therefore a number of (ARK.) COU1UBU NKWS U. S. Farmers' 'Know How' Speeds Use Of New Techniques Gained In Wartime By 1IAKKV W. FKAN'T/. United Fress SUff C'orrrtpondeiil WASHINGTON (UI'I— Rapid np- plicnlion of new techniques. eruii>>- menl and seed varieties will usher a new eni of farm life in this country during the next decade. The scientific "know how" of American industry, which startled the world in the production of w.iv materials, has a postwar counterpart in the swift acceptance of new processes and modes of life by the agricultural population. The phrase "know how," expressing the capacity of American workers to accomplish technical tasks skillfully, was perhaps the most popular slang term born of the second world war. The fiirm population seems now to accept scientific innovations in the same spirit. Research Diverted Every phase of production, marketing, and consumption of farm products now undergoes transformation. The vast experimental programs made necessary during wartime by the sudden interruption of agricultural and forcstal products from many countries are now diverted to (he needs of peace. Hybrid grain varieties suited to new climatic conditions, mechanical harvesting of cotton and sugar cane, breeding of turkeys or cattle to the pnrticulur «MS preferred for market, improved methods for sitcli- lime-honorcd tasks as milking cows dehydrations of meats, control of diseases of honey-bees, designing of clothes for farm workers, arc a few among thousands of innovations being applied in the national agricultural economy. Experts say that fanners arc disposed to accept new and better methods when their economic value is apparent. But new methods put new burdens of skill and management upon the fanners and "know how" becomes as vital to agricul- stcps were taken to counteract.! imagined deflationary pressures. ' "Unless we can assure a higher order or economic insight and slatemanship, we arc likely to continue to be led into more and mote economic chaos," Schmidt said the government and labor union argument that wages can be increased 15 to 20 per cent in a relatively short time without any price effects except a slight bulge "borders on the irresponsible." "When the facts come to lie known in the months ahead, the American people will be con fronted with price increases closely corresponding to the current wage increases," he predicted. "Yet they have been led to believe otherwise by their govrmneul." He said he "must frankly raise the question" whether the present request to extend OPA for another year i "will not : be repatcd with equal intensity a year from now, and again « second vear Irom then." "If price control is continued on and on, is this likely to so condition the American people to controls and make them so subservient to these controls, that they will ever generate enough individuality and realism to check these controls?" he asked. "A government crutch can be used too long." lure as in manufacturing Industries. Krain Center In Md. Brain for the immense system of .scientilic agriculture In the United States is the Agricultural Research Center at Ueltsvllle, Md.. devoted to research "for better farming and farm living." largest Institution of Its kind in ihe world. Beginning in 1910 with 475 acres, the Research Center now spreads over acres, of which about 2.200 arc devoted to a Research Center for Klsh and Wildlife. Nine bureaus of the Department of Agriculture have units at Beltsville. and its 2,000 scientific workers include agronomists, architects, bacteriologists, biochemists botanists, chemical engineers, en-' lomoloi;ists. Bruin technologists and many other specialists. Three thousand farm animals are kept for experimentation, and 5.500 .small animals for laboratory tests. The Research Center at Bclts- ville co-operates with nivlcnlturnl experiment stations In all of the •18 states, and also tends aid to many foreign countries. It is only a short distance from Washington and the agricultural attaches of many embassies maintain regular contact with its work and publications. Typical new marvel of agricultural science is the hybrid 80-day corn (inaiKc). It grows and ripens in a short summer season being ready for harvest by early September, with Ihe result that the culture of maize is now being rapidly extended to Northern areas where early autumn frosts had always before excluded corn. Home-grown feed corn thus promotes the economy on a great number of dairy farms. . Climates Iteprixiucdl Illustrative of the revolutionary changes, n iid potentially of worldwide significance is the laboratory production of climates by the United Slates Deportment of Agriculture I his has enabled unprecedented experiments aimed at ttie improvement of pasture and grass lands At State College, Pa., i.s ' tb c United States Regional Pasture Research Laboratory, which co-operates with 12 Northeastern states in the .solution of pasturage problems. Control chambers have been built to reproduce any kind of climate for research purposes. Just as the wind tunnel" facilitates the swift development of aviation, these "control chambers" enable the immediate observation of all factors affecting the growth of grasses and forage plants. The chambers arc designed to control air temperature soil temperature, relative humldtv and the length of day. Experts can observe the effect of air and soil temperature on seedlings, the effect of temperature or restorngc of food reserves in plants after clipping, the filed of length of light and dark periods on seed growth, and tht value of seed disinfectants. Untired Old Men X PACE i Jus! <;i\-<- 'Km n n ie I JACKSONVILLE. 1/hi. (UP.)—' Will Mink of this city lost his pocket watch in 1920. He nsked '• police detectives to find It. Tills year lh<. watch turned. up In it local pawnshop and 'now—you guc.sseil it—the hunt is on for Willie. Jitead Courier News Want Ads. Trim Trimmer HuMKo COOKING FAT Jts Wonderful! Sci \ RC ii' , , ....v. .., *\ I I,L I (Meiicln Dm f i|> iray Kv ( s ; , t UodKcis UiVon i licnch train- I nil, i imp , ins wife-, Vicky. ! Jips hii KM hi, while Frenchy '• IMS'* i in sun. i RADIO REPAIR 1 and 2 day Service on any make or model Reliable * v "rkmai)shin. ?HONE 2642 We Call for and Deliver Fred Callihan Electrical Appliance Co. Anlhorired Motorola Radte Sales and Service 106 So. First St. I I i i i I II i UNCEMEN riii 1 I I I >v, 1 1 i v*\ I 1 1 1 We have moved to our new location (our own Bulk Plant) and we are quite proud of it, too. We ore located on Highway 18 at the Southwest corner of the former Chicago Mill property. Our plant is on both sides of the road in the curve where the Highway curves Southwest. Our telephone number is the same as it has been since the dial system was installed (2005). Our personnel is the same (B. J., Joe, Jack, Ycrnon'jim and Bailey). The move marks a step of progress for us. There will be no change in our operating policies. Our chief purpose will be as it has been for the past twelve years ... to maintain a carefully planned and supervised service ... to keep abreast of changing conditions and to supply our customers with a complete line of specialized Petroleum Products of the highest quality. We have streamlined our firm name . . . changing it from B. J. Allen, agent for Sinclair Refining Co., to: ALLEN PETROLEUM COMPANY "Marketers of Petroleum Products" We cordially invite you to drop in to see us often. Thank you. ALLEN PETROLEUM COMPANY P^l 4%ifk«« V Phone 2005 Blytheville, Ark. Marriage License^ Ucertsts ls»u«J during Hi,' past 10 days through the local olflte of the county court, clerk tt'eio to (lie following couple: Clifford Clarrelt nixl Miss Beatrice Cnnnon, both of Blylhevllle; El- bi'i't A. I.urnage o( Haworth, Ok)«,, imd Miss Marie Djxon of Blythe- vllli 1 : Krinel Knight of Springfield, HI., niul Miss Mnrle Beil of Gl- I'unl, 111.; Oleim A. Bourne and Miss Audrey Cuiey, both of Grand llupkls. Holjcrl Willni'U Sk«lto» of O»lc lililuc. Tt'iiu., niul Evelyn Mar- KiiiTlti; FOX of MHIIIIH; ^uhnnle Smith :IIK| Mrs. Allies Bniner, both. of stedo. Mo.; James W. Cathey tincl Miss Lu| s 1'orter, both of Bly- tln-vlllc; chiirles j. Duncan of Bur- <lotlu mid Mis., i^ny parnell of Lake Providence, L»., Dorothy Ryk. of ' Paul '.A. B«rt«i c< PrtntlM fUrdtn uid RusKll, both of HUHBMUI; J»*» Wlllard Kin. Md MM OmM^lT Coleman, both of Armani; I D**td N. Watnon of Ctrboodale, IB^ Mlis Dalona L. Btone at. 111.; MarUnP. £££*£ SylvU L. Block, both-oT Robert PaU Taylor of I**.' and Miss 'Tommye Dean of BlythevJlle. ' - - , Richard :WebBter of Elco, TO., and Miss juanita Croft of Ann*. Ut; Oeorge Yea«er of Holland, Mo., nnd Mlu Pattle Je«n Chkbolm of OaceoU KIMjr, lUUj, KMty KENNEBUNK, Me MOP)' —'TW» Maine town bouti of » Ureet Rotd '• E. R. Horn of Danville, Ark,, and Miss Mury l). Moore of Manila; llin bet Martin nnd Miss Alene Western, both ,,f ucll; Robert A. Slcntz "1 lliiytl, Mo., niul Miss Edith Kay llullet of Mllbouin. Ark.; Dulene Hcndden Drown and Mtss ncrnlcc JcnniiiKs, both ,,i Blytheville; .linue.s Ttiomns Dininiiiiii of niythc- j vllle nnd Miss l/iulso Campbell of Mm.ston, MO.; John E. Deen of nd Weans Committee; left, bottom. Joseph .1. ManslVUI lir>' "I lex s. who gets iirmuid faster in a wheel chair Mum most m'cm- r7"? •• ,'!? ll ' c . ir , fl>c| : "'"I «" iH-wt-sl member of the "tin Ywir Uub. Jolly Ad,, ph .1. Snhjilli. jusl tnrnrd ltd. who is chairman ol Hie House Hiik-s Comr.iiltcc ;n,<l "Dean of Congress," with .|t) .. v»v years'continuous service. . Step In and See Many Other Good "Buys" POTATO MASHER 39c Don't overlook this new sturdy innshcr, with 3'j inch dianietcr stainless steel pcrforati MIII.U Kicci prriur. inisliing surface. rattJ 7-Pieco Water Sets $1.25 Crystal clcnr spsirklin|< ] glass, new ntlrnclivc design. Set consists of 1 only Cfl-o;<. ,lu(< and .6 only <)-(,-/.. Tumblers. 57-ricre $19.50 Attractive decoration, Service for eight. Spin i-pnrccl»imv:irc. A wonderful Gilt. perfect moM<, maiic ' oflicatproof glis*. 8 & CASSEROLE A colorful earthenware diih for quick lu(ung and serving, full sue. 3-pc. HOT PAD SE» M;uk of attractive, durable cork. Two- colw painted design. Set consists of two S.\9'pad5 and a large 8x9 pad. Tor table or range' 75c 39 PLANTERS HARDWARE CO., Inc. 1M W. MAIN rBONK (U COOKED A FINE DINNER; THEN THREW IT TO DOG Oni! Indy recently xtnted Hint dlio used to throw her own dinner to llu> do« most of the time. It iniido her sick Just to look nt iinytlilng to rut. Sho was swollen with HHS, full of Ijlonl, hud lieiuliiclies. felt worn out nnd wim Ijiully constipated. I'lnnlly she not INNKll-AID and snys she now cnls cverythlnn In BlKlil mid digests It perfectly. Hdwcls me regular mid iiomuil. Hlic Is cnjoyhiR lite unco more nnd feds Ilk,' "some, oilier woninn" filncc tiiklut! this New Comiwund INNElt-AID coiilnliis 12 Qre»t Herbs; they demise txwels, clenr BUS from sloiimch, net on liver mid kidneys. Mlsenible i«o)>le soon ferl dltrerent nil over. So don't |jo on anlTcrlntil del 1NNEU- Ml). Sold by nil drug stoics here In niythevllle. Landys' Beauty Shop \V. Alain St. Phone 3990 Kowlett to eight Inches long, once'roaiwd over the entire United SUtei. TTJ THE BBAUTY-. CLINIC ' Mutant Deem BaMh,'O«Mr I Incraia BU(. BABY CHICKS Kinesl quarity at all tinea. Complete line of povliry feed. The handiest place ill town. - .-,... .;•:/ "We Bay T»<tKtf A Eni" Chester Lewis Poultry 413 East Main St. " CHAMBLIN Appliance Go. "The Appliance Center of Blytheville" PhonographH — Records, arid Accessories. Battery and Electric Radios 219 W Main Phone 3443 WANTED CATTLE, CALVES & HOGS Top Cetimg Prices Paid BUYER AT PLANT DAILY MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS Come to ' ' •, BURING PACKING CO. Inc. PHONE 44, WILSON, ARK. PLANTING SEED.! Delia I'ine 14 Cotton Seed. De- linted Ceresan treated 100 Ib. ItoKS. These seeds showed IMS than SO'/o Germination. $3.00 Per 100 Ibs. V Come and See Tfiem Before Buying '••••''. . LIMITED SUPPLY , : , We are offering these seeds on account of the scarcity of planting .seeds. /• . ' BRYAN FARMS, OSCEOUUM. PHONE 760 USED CARS WANTED We will pay you the full OPA Ceiling plus your extra equipment; If yon arc goinp In keep your present car let us fir* you an estimate on reconditioning your motor, body and painting. Credit terms can be arranged. Tires, Tubes and muto and home radios for sale. Lee Motor Sales, Inc. Oldsmobilc East Main SI. CMC Track's Phone 511 FOR SALE 100 Tons D & PL Cotton Seed Delinted and Treated. $125 ton FOB Armani. 2000 Bu. Raltoy Soy BMM*. Weight. New Bags $3.50 per k Lee Wilson & Company Armorel, Arluuwu '.

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