The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 13, 1949 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OV NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLV—NO. 94 Blytheville Courier Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 1949 TWELVE PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Truck Crops Hold New Interest for Missco Farmers A research program in vegetable production in Mississippi County is being sought by members of the County Vegetable Committee, which met yesterday in Osceola. • * The committee Is a Joint com- ilttee of the Mississippi County arm Bureau and the Agriculture xtenslon Service of the University f Arkansas, and the members died ed t. eir request for the re- earch program to Dr. Lippert S, Ills, Dean of the College of Agrl- ulture at Payettevllle. The chairman, E. H. Burns, manger of the H. F. ohlendorf farms, f Osceola, said that the committee sked for t: ; research ince th?y elt that the Arkansas Delta was potentially one of the greatest veg- Case Total Jumps to Eighty Number of Fatalities In Mississippi County Increases to Five ho is being treated at Hospital in Memphis; Following a 24-hour hill in which no new poliomelytis cases were reported in Mississippi County, the total number of cases for the county today leaped from 73 to 80, and fatalities from (he epidemic rose to five. Only one new case was brought to the attention of local health authorities however, but the six other cases, including the fifth death, were previously unreported. The death was that of Billie Davis Sampson, two, who died July 1. He Is the son of Green Sampson, Joiner Negro. *A The new case was that of Orena. Sprr, one year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Priest Orr, living west of Cahmiet. The child was being taken to the University Hospital in Little Rock today. A suspect, reported to the North Mississippi County Health Unit, was referred to the Caruthersville, Mo.. Health Department. It was Melvin Ray Johnson, a four-year-old Negro child, who lives on a route out from Steele. The six previously unreported cases included La Verne Mat his, 2, Frankie Poff, 7, and Stanley Mask, 2, all of Blytheville, who arc being treated at their homes, The other unreported cases were: Minor Hall ton of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Hall of Tyronza, * Children's Katheriiie Chambers, four year olc Negro T daughter of J. C. Chambers of Joiner, who is in isolation al the John Gnston Hospital in Memphis ; and the fa t al case of Bill ie Davis Sampson. . Mjjny Evfnl* Cancelled The ; outbreak or polio in Missi ilppl County caused county agents :o cancel the county's participation 1 n a state-wide 4-H Club Camp Q!anned for Fayette vilie AUgust 812, and a similar camp in Pine Bluff for Negro 4-H Club Members, planned for August 9-13. I , learned today that both camps 1 been cancelled by Aubrey Gates •.;„•'-,,-"*'«• of Extension Serv- Icr.. Ra..,, L._y, featured annually fn Mississippi County and attended by between 400 and 500 4-H Club Members has also been cancelled. School was continuing at Gosnel ioday, but Mrs. Annabel Pill, North Mississippi County, was advisin] parents in the area to keep thei: children out of school until thi epidemic was checked. Most phy ilcians in town were issuing stml' .ar advice. The Negro School at Burdette op' sned Monday, apparently withou luthorization from Superintenden L. H. Antry, who is In Boston at ;cnding the National Education As relation conference, but was closci :oday upon recommendation of tin health authorities. Council Delays Its Decision on Rental Decontrols Action or. removal of rent con E-iols here was deferred for a month ay the City Council last night a te monthly session in City Flail The postponement of action cami Uter Monroe Crain, chairman o the Blytheville Defense Rental Area »ard informed the council by let ;er that a survey conducted hen shows housing needs have not been net. Frank Douglas, attorney for a ;TOUP of realtors and landlord^ seeking decontrol, indicated hi. llienfs would have some informs :lon to olfer a^ the council's nex session. Although results of this survey preclude removal of controls b> Housing Expediter ' Tighe Woods ;he City Council may vote to lit !:h.em However, this action wouli >c final and the council would hav no recourse in event rents sky rocketed. The survey was conducted b. Lawrence C. Dargen, of the region sV rent control offices in Dalla Texas. .^The Blytheville Real Estat —Board's petition for decontrol was protested by Dud Ca.son Post of th American Legion. The survey wa ardered by the council after hear jig spokesmen for both groups at • aublic hearing la-st month. Reds Shout as Nehru Arrrres in Calcutta CALCUTTA, India. July 13. IrfPl— Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehn irrived here last night to stud Ihe oolitlcal situation In India _ West Bengal and was greated by a ihower of ml»Hes from shouting Jomomnkta. The prime miniate- h*d an en- JmsUstlc. reception,'however, from ; ;he majority of tbi non-da which rrecMd him. table pr'xlucing areas in the 'orld. Basic reasons for the local earch, listed by the committee are: 1. Fertility levels, soil types, and limatlc conditions present prob- ems in vegetable production pe- uliar to the delta area. 2. A need exists for production lethorts which will utilize mach- nery and equipment now in use 3. More suitable crops are needed >r use in rotation with cotton >n black land, 4.. Curtailed cotton acreage pre- ents a need for wider crop diver- ification. R«earch Funds Sought Mr. Burns pointed out that the Hope-Flannagan bill makes federa aid available for research in vege- able production and marketing provided funds are matched DJ he state. Smith Greig, extension market- ng specialist, yesterday outlined a program as par 1 of the marketing jhase of research, based on en couraging quality production :hrough grading. According to Mr. Grelg, canneries and producers benefit from grading and under contracts can call for specific volume or acreage and the canneries can alford nremium for better quality Unbiased federal inspectors woult >e available for the grading. Earl J. Allen, extension " horti cultimst, presented data on fertil zer application in vegetables, ant p^nrovert the ( resMTcJi program be ing sought by thit'.committee. Sanitation Problem Tackled; City Dump is to Be Relocated AndSewerNeedsConsidered SEEK TO AVERT STKEL STRIKE—Steehvorkers President Philip Murray (left) Chief U. S. Mediator :yrus S. Ching and U. S. Steel vice President John A. Stephens (right) of Pittsburgh sit down at ttie conference table at Washington to try to avert a steel strike threatened for next Saurday. (AP wlrephoto). Tax Revenues From State Aid City Fund A refreshing $34,967.34 breez from the state treasury has puffec the deflated sails of the city's general fund and temporarily moved It out of financial doldrums. Down to S2.037.41 at the first of last month, the general fund's shai'e of the state tax refunds boosted it to s'0.219.31. This state turnback sent the city's June revenues up to $46.188.69 while expenditures totaled $16,596- accordlng to the June statement of operating expenses handed aldermen at the City Council's monthly'meeting last night In City Hall. Privilege license fees of $3.443.73 and police and county fines of S2.446.15 were the next largest sources of income for the city In June. Sanitation Department receipts added S2.420.75 and Engineering Department receipts totaled S399 95. Parking meters last month brought in S2.315.50. On the outgo side of the ledger, streel improvements last month constituted the largest expenditure —S6.767.86. The slreet fund now contains $1,335.57. Sanitation Department expenses were S3339.45 -hile (reneral administrative costs were listed as 12.663.59 Pol"e Department expenditures amounted to S2.510.76 and Fire Departme costs were SI.- 168.67. Including a fire bill of s«l. Accoi'nls payable total S5.90I.73. The statement of Municipal Airport operations showed income from rentals of SI.241.2g comparer! lo expenditures of .'6.337.I2. Salaries totaled $4.671.48. Cash funds for the airport totaled S26.63I.64 as of June 30. with accounts payable of $1.510.76. The statement for the city showed the following In sinking funds: City Hospital $5.129.61. City Hal] $8,584.71, City Park 13508.44. CIO Board Okays President's Plan Action May Mean 60-Day Delay in Steelworkers' Strike PITTSBURGH, July 13. (/!')—The CIO United Steelworkers executive board today accepted a presidential plan for a 60-day steel strike delay —but failed to mention whether steel concerns rejecting the plan would be included in the truce. Only one steelmaker — Jones & Laughlin—has accepted President Truman's proposal. The giant U. S. Steel Corp.. the nation's top producer. Bethlehem and Republic all have rejected the White House proposal. A strike embracing 500,000 union workers was threatened for this weekend, at Friday and Saturday midnight. President Truman had proposed a 60-day contract extension while an unofficial fact-finding board investigated the issues. A highly placed unionist suid after the executive board's'action that: ' *'The picture now looks as if our truce will be effective only with those concerns which go along with the President. The picture mas change but that's the wuy it looks now." The union's 170-man wage and policy committee must raUiy the executive board's action. Tills ratification was expected at a meeting this afternoon. CIO President Philip Murray announced the executive beard's de- TODAY'S BUSINESS MIRROR— Firming Metal Prices Reflect Improvement for U.S. Business By Sam Dawson NEW YORK, July 13. W)—There's still a lot of bounce In our economy. Today's news shows a number of things that have dropped In price and output, and are now on the rebound. It's only a little bounce back so far, but it's pleasant reading. Demnnd has picked up for cop-+per and lead, two items that dropped fast and far since March. And prices are firming on the two important me'als. Wheat prices are firmer — pleasant neu-s for farmers, unless they happen to be the ones whose crops were injured by disease and bad weather in June. It was this cut in the expected supply that strengthened prices. Rayon suits have been selling well this summer and some manufacturers report they have sold out their considerable supply. Rayon prices have firmed. American Radiator & Standard Sanitary Corp. says it has reached the low point in sales and earnings, and looks, .for .Improvement from -how on, an« expects" to re- 1 open some of Its idle plants before Christmas. The Ansco Division of General Aniline & Film Corp. has put Its photographic paper plant back on a six-day week. It had been on a four-day .schedule but demand from the photo finishing dealws has jumped ^nd Ansco has "found It necessary to increase our output." Some woolen mills found demand for certain types of fabrics used cision. Murray told a news confer- by the women's wear trade so good ence after the executive Ixwrd meeting that "when the wage iiolky committee acts today we will officially notify the President of our decision." Murray said he had no comment on u. S. steel's refusal to go along with the President's plan. The union leader said he probably would have a statement concerning U. S. Steel following afternoon's union meeting. this State Rushes Issuance Of McMath Road Bonds LITTLE ROCK, /rk., July 13. IIP, —The first .$7,^00.000 of Governor McMath's new Arkansas highway construction bonds will be signed, sealed and delivered in Minneapolis. Minn., next week. Secretary of State C. G. Hal) and Stale Treasurer J. Vam-c Clayton will go to Minneapolis this weekend ti complete delivery of the securities. The bonds were purchasd oy Charles A. Fuller. Minneapolis bond dealer at an Interest rate of 233 per cent for approximately S28Q,0(io under the n»xt bid over the life of the bonr'*. The contract calls for delivery of the bond? In Little Rock bui at the request of "ullcr, who Is paying all exp uses, the slnte officials nsreed lo complete delivery at the Northwestern National B^nk in Minneapolis. The bonds bear fac-sir-ilc signature* of tb« governor nnd secretary of state but Clayton, as treasurer, must personally sign each of the 7.000 bonds. Colorado leads the world production of sugar beets. mills are booked solid Into Sep1emY)er nnri prices have gone up a little. ContHion.s "Straighten Out" The New Englana Purchasing Agents Association says 18 per cent of its 106 reporting firms found business better in May tYuin June. These, nv»y be little things, but they show how things that go down can go back up as conditions staighten out. Copper and lead users have been living off their Inventories since March, when they stopped buying suddenly and .sent prices tumbling from their postwar highs. Now the fabricators, their inventories ad- Justed, are cominp back into the market r moderate amounts of mclai. The copper trade believes fabricators' stocks declined month by at least 30.000 tons. Some of these mills are taking annual vacations this month, but they are bi'ying copper again for delivery in August when they expect to show a firm, if modest, gain in onfnnt. However. copper producers 1 stocks have continued to climb because of .small and June. Revived demand shipments In May from copper users and the cutback In output '— J to ring supply and demand tend back int* balance this summer Lead has followed much the same course This re-awakening at the mnr- ket level doe,sn't tnenn. perhaps that the 'ry will be back Into complete balance rtght away, ft will probably sr me tlm- yet before the recovery works back to the mine .--id Increases output schedules. But It is a straw in the wind—a wlnrf that has been rather chilly of late. Cotton Classing Conference Held Federal Agency Seeks Location for Unit For Blytheville Area The establishment ol a perma nent cot.ton-clas.sinK service in Ely Iheville seemed definite today and Clyde C \fcWhorter, manager o the South central Area Cottor. Branch Production Marketing Administration's cotton eliwhiR service, 'wns here coasultlng city off!-, cials and cotton producers and processors relative to securing a loca- :Ion. Mr. McWhorter had previously contacted County Agent Keith J Bilbrey and W. P. McDaniel, manager of the Federal Compress in Blvlherille. Indicating that the service would definitely be located here, and would be available for classing this season. It was explained that the sen-Ice would require office space for about 25 or 30 men. It was not revealed how many cla.ssers would be placed here nor the amount of local em- nloymcnt needed by the service, but it was believed that more definite information would be available after today. Efforts to obtain such a service was started a few years a^o by Mr. McDaniel and Ross IVughes. who have worked closely with Congressman E. C. (Took) Gainings on it since and it WPS later taken up a.s a project of Ihe Farm Bureau members in North and South Missi.-.-lp- pi Counfy. Inadequate classing services last year caused delay for many of the cotton producers in getting their cotton in government loan, and consecna-ntly delayed getting out of crops until they could arrange financial assistance to provide [or the picking season. In the past the cotton had to be taken to Memphis, Little Rork. or Hayti. Mo., for classinR. The cotton can no£ be put under government loan until the classification has been rnado. Mr Bilhrey said that the classing service here would be of an advantage because it was cl'Mer home, and it was hoped that there would be more cla.sser.s available. An estimated 600.000 bales of cotton would be classed c;ach year by the ser\ice here, anu would serve three or four counties. Truman to Offer Prescription to Bolster Economy President to Speak To Nation Tonight On Fiscal Matters Bv Ernest B. Vaccaro WASHINGTON, July 13. IAD — President Truman is going to sit down tonight nnd tell the America people about his prescription Ic heading off a depression. lie wants to gC(^ over to them his idea that there is nothing to be scared nbout in the moderate economic decline un!e.s.s folks get panicky And he wanks to defend the fiscal policy of his administration against criticism by some members (if Congress. The president will talk to the nation over four major radio nut- works and via television from n in the movie projection rooui at the Whtte House. This first mnjor so-called "fireside chat" by Mr. Truman till; year Ls .scheduled for 8:30 p.m (Central Slnndnrd Time). The tiilk. While Hmise allies said, will lie an elaboration nf his inltlyrar economic report tft Congress on Monday. In (bis he scrapped earlier demands for a $4,000,000,006 Ui Increase and proposed an 11-point program to expand production, emplnj'mrnt • nil purchasing power. The theme of that message w'ns that the country cannot have prosperity "by getting adjasted to the Idea of a depression—by cutting Investment or employment or wages or essential government programs.' Mr. Truman took the stand that to cul what he called essential programs, in an effort to avoid In-the- red financing, would lower national output, nnd employment .is well He said such cutting could cost the government more In the long run than they would save now. He has pledged the administration to seek ftcUievcntfnt wtLhlvi ; lew years of a "national outpu well ahove 300 billion dollnr.s' through "con.stanlly growing, em- pkryment and purchasing power." The President is expected to tel radio listeners why he backet] dowi from Mf demands for mnjor lax in cre.ise.s in favor of rnise.s only Ii gift nnd e.slate taxes nnd repeal o the transportation tax on freight As an nid to bu-slne.v;, he aske> more liberal provisions pcrmlttin corporations lo average out ba_ years against good, to some extent In determining their tax obliga tion.s. As further incentives, he advo caled: 1. Extension of the rrmxlmuri time of maturity of HFC loans t. business 2. A study ol Inve.stment and de velopment iind market opporltini tie.s. 3. Ijcpl.slatton to provide lechni cal to underdcvclope areas abroad "and to encourag invcslmimts in .such areas." West End Promised Relief : rom Odors, Smoke Nuisance A scries of complaints, requests and petitions last night !K»n bringing to a head the "deplorable" and "obsolete" swage situation here and a Chamber of Commerce proposal ur improving the system through a bond issue received the -'•support of the City Council. A generally Weak picture of th« :Jty'a scwncc and sanitation sltim- Ion was drawn at Hie city Council's nonthly session In City Hall last light but there appeared to be irospects of action to rectify th« present Inadequacies. The first move In this dircct- llon, wlilch came to light only last nle'il. was plans for moving the city dump from i(* present location one block west of 21st Street lo a new site two miles east of tin- city llmlls. This was rci-calcd when the conn- :ll rcpassed and reaffirmed a reso- u t Ion ndoplccl at n called meeting eiirlicr tills month authorizing Mayor Doyle Henderson to enter Intc a contract with Liiclan and Russell "allies for the new dump site Moving of (he cit .y flllmp ls ^jjj.j,. llled (o net under way Friday, Mayor Henderson .snltl. The now dump will be on an cti;lit-acre plot former!; farmed by the entries brothers The cHy will receive use of this ground In return for use of the dump loi hog recdliiB n nd similar purposes by the owners. The old dump, subject of manj complaints by West Blylhevtlle residents, will be allowed to "burn out" until the rubbish Is consumed Tile council reaffirmed Its carliei resolution because, city official! said, there appeared to he some doubt as to the legality of th« called meeting at which It was first adopted. Critical of Water Company Other aspects of the city'.s sanitation problems discussed last nfghl Included violations of sanitation anil refusal of the 'Blylheville Watei Co. to comply with an ordinance ordering expansion of its system ;M(ij!tv;ST'iiclor8on hftraght .tm tH,c *ate.- Hujfasse by cU&k dally coin- plalnts he has idcelved by resident* wanting water service. He said the rater company haj made no apparent effort to comply with an ordinance passed two months ago ordering it to expand CHICAGO, .luly 13— </P>— Soybean quotations: High Low Close 258'1 254',; 257'i-t; July Nov Dec 219' 218 216'i 215'i 2l2 n Weather —Arkansas forecast: Considorab cloudiness with scattered thunder showers In east and south portioi tonight arid Thursday; not muc change in tcmpera'.ures. Missouri fnrprasl: Partly clou< tonight and Thursday: a little war mcr south and cast Thursday. lo tonight 65-70; high Thursday Eov;i OO's. Minimum thh morning—71. Maximum yesterday--97. Sunset today—7:14. Sunrise tomorrow—4:47. Precipitation 24 hours from 7 a.r tod ay-03. Total since Jan. 1—32.81!. Mean temperature (midway bi twecn high and low)—85. Normal moan for July—81.5. This Dale I,nst Yrar Maximum this morning—71. Maximum yesterday—02. Precipitation Jan. 1 to this da —2881. J11JI.I.KS WU'.V.S PACT — Sen ohn Foster Dulles. (R-NY) yestcr- lay delivered his maiden address n Ihc United States Senate urging .pproval of the Atlantic pact. He >artlclpalecl hi the Slale Depart- nent conferences where the idea for he pact between the United States inri Western powers In Europe had Is origin (AP Wlrepholo). Foreign Arms Aid Program Brings Debate WASHINGTON. July 13. IK')— Secretary of State Achcson today latly opposed any cut In the ixcl- ninlstration's projected $1,450,000,000 foreign arms aid program. He said tiiis figure represents the ibsohlle minimum needed for Western Europe and other areas. The Secretary staled his imsllton .t,a news conference while oppost- .ion let! by Senator Tnlt <Yl-Ohio) was wiping nit prospects for a quick Senate vote on the North Atlantic ,rcaty. The small group opposing the defense agreement centered their fire on t>ie military aid program and the commitments carried in the 3act. Acheson also commented on another Issue which has arisen on Capitol Fllll. He agreed with Senator Dulles (R-NY) that the United States delegation at the Big Four Foreign ministers' meeting In Paris rmcl considered whether the American people should be kept "artificially alarmed." The matter came up. Achc.son said, hi discussion of whether Ihc Russians might try to create a false sense of peace and security by making a show of cooperation. The U S. its system of mains. Tlie water company, the mayoi said. Is arguing that It cannot expand without the rale Increases II Is seeking. And to complete the deadlock, th« Public Service commission has notified Mayor Henderson that It will not consider holding a public hearing on the rale increases until this ordinance is compiled with. The rate Increases have ',,-en suspended due to protests filed with the PSQ and cannot be granted without a public; hearing. Franchise, k Mscusscrt To break this deadlock, the Council voted last night to mithorlzi the city attorney to demand compliance of the waler compnay to the expansion order or face action slated to Jeopardize the utility's franchise. City Attorney Percy A. Wrighl said the franchise granted the watei company gives the City Council the authority lo orcl-r expansions in the utility's system. Following a description of Bly- tlicville's outmoded sewage system by City Engineer Joe Carney. Mayor Henderson agreed wllli him that tension In the world. State Patrolman Thwarts Break-in Try at Dycss State KU'hwny Pairolmnn G':or«e Tiwin rcfvrtnl lor!;»y tlutt nn attempt was mrulc \r> break in the Dyess .Store early Tur-.sday mortl- delcgntiori. he added, decided that it should not reject any possible nvcnue of cooperation wild the Soviet Union mnely brcausf :icccp- tnncc of the n venue miRllt relax « n vor Henderson said such a forum should be held to find out it was In "deplorable shape and said he wouW "like to see a public forum held on the: matter." Mayor Henderson said such If Blythcvilli;' residents want an adequate sev/acc system to the ex- snirf he would like to sec this done. The horn! Issue proposition arose from a meeting of the Hoard of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce with Marion Crist. Little Sec SANITATION on I'agc 9 Mr. Irwln said tie .stepped at the c . . B . , , , ... store whrn he <:>\v .n pirk-up truck ! First PrOSfdCDt Of Eire, park^ iherc with n^hts on. ThcJDoug/as Hyde, Succumbs truck had Ix-cn stolen from Srott- \ Kelly Flirmturr Coni|i.iny in Wrat | m;m . IN - j,-elaii(I July H i,Tj- Mcmphu. he said. Or , )m . H Ins Hyde, 88. first presi- A man v.«a olKcrvrcl florins j , knt o , Eiro , (Uc[i i ast nj „ n cotvm UrUl. Mr. Invin stated, a.s he a;>p:o:tchcd the build-! k • «* f f* I ing. He said he J lined county off]-j IXGW lOfK SfrOCKS cials In fivinc :i>, but the man ] c , osinK Q UO , ations: was not slBhttid auain. A T lt T HJ ^ Nature Helps Worried Wheat Belt Solve Storage Problem Farmer* Find Anticipated Bumper Crop Cut Short by Unfavorable Weothsr In Southwest And Unusual Destruction Caused by Plant Diseases. KANSAS CITY, July 13. (>Tj- Mothcr nature has taken care of the Southwest's wheat storaee problem—by sr-rply cutting file yield. The bur-per c >p they were talk- Ing about .' n A few weeks ago turned i..i to be the crop that wasn't there. And neither was the storage problem. Wheat f armers and frainmen had braced themselves for the bumper crop. They had drummed up all the storage space they could find. Airplane hangars and warehouses had been leased. Farmers bought bins In generous quantities. Then wet weather and disease left 1'ielr >-k. Today there U lest wbrat on the ground In these parts than there has been in the last 10 years. Some of tne temporary storage is going begging. Plans to use the former B-i9 hangars near Hays. Kans., were abandoned. They were unnceded. At Garden City, also in We-stern Kansas, the municipal '-nort hangar was set up as a storage space. The amount of grain dumped Into It has been disappointing. Two hangars at the former B-29 base at Pratt, Kbns., still have room for wheat. In Oklahoma and Texas, it's the smm« story. Some temporary government facilities have been used necessary. 'tor»fe In Nebraska, where the harvest is Just starling In the far west and northern portions of the state. there has 'ecn no storage problem so far. Trn s'-'e considered leasing state-owner! rfield for storage but It hasn't been Surplus ' Around Knld, O'-la.. an Important grain center, lots of grain has been pllcr 1 'n barn driveways, in garages and other farm buildings but most of it Is under cover and well protected. G. E. Btewett of Fort Worth. secretary of the Texas Grain and Fetd Dealers Association, s*ys there ts Irss wheat stored on lh« tern. he says, 're not full. All the winter wheat belt was hit hard by the rapid deterioration of the crro TV Writer wheat yield now looks to the Agriculture Department Ilk. 932.095.000 bushels. That's about 105.000.000 short of Its June forecast. Lau year's bumper crop was 990.098.000 bushels But by the 10-ytar average of 726.553.000 bushels It still Isn't a had crop. It's Just the difference between a squeeze on storage space. Some farmers, who bought bins In the spring, now are trying l> get rid of them. W. O. Stark, Kansas harvest control head, sa><; he has had several c»Tls from farmers . . -- to turn years. Many Texu firmer*' Um, them tack. And, be tdd*, « de»ler t..., iu._- tf . . : " •" ""° -•"."* omii... uu mi: nas nan several cm s iron but there U no real storage prob- ground In that state than In 10 who want to know how called Ihc other day and asked him where he could peddle his bin.s The stornr'- problem is that well solved. Plrnly of Rox Cars Plenty of box cars have helped. That gave railroads a chance to keep the crop moving and to make more room In the country elevators. Harry King, Nebraska Railway Commission rate expert, reports plenty of box cars to meet immediate needs In that state. Some country elevators report thoy still havr x>-n for more wheat. Farm storage is being used for much of the grain under credit commodity corporation loans. H. L. Collins. U. S. Agricultural statistician for Kansas, say* aboi t had been nddrtl iti Kansas alone. This brings the totnl farm storage In the stale to 2fl2.000.000 bushels. About 12,000.000 bushels of commercial space has al*o been arirtr-d in Kansas brini-lnc the terminal -storage rapacity in the stale up In 154,000.0™ bushels. Another 10,500.000 bushel-space Is under construction Ihere. What grain Is nltr-il on the ground apj>car.s to be strirlly temporary Governor FYank Carlson of Kansas says reports he has received Indicate nearly all the wheat Is under cover. Glenn H. Johnson, Production and Markollng Administration fhalrman for Kansas, sized up the wheat storage problem this way: 13,0(0,000 bushels ot farm storage "It has gone up in thin air. 1 Arnrr Tobacco 70 Anaconda Copper 28 Hi-th Steel 25 Chrysler .....4D National Distillers !!"l8 Gen Electric 36 Grn Motors 59 Montgomery Ward 5' N Y Central Hit Harvester Scars. Roebuck Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum Stmlrbakcr Standard of N J Texas Corp J C Penney Co 1-2 1-8. 1-8 7-8 7-8 3-4 7-8 1-4 1-8 5-8 7-8 1-2 1-4 7-8 1-2 7-8 N. O. Cotton NEW ORLEANS. July 13. (AP)— Cotlon quotaliotis: Hisli II'AV 'close Oct 2953 2935 2953 Dec 204? 2927 7912 Mch 2">3K 2S30 '2"34 May 39 2 2309 2:20 Jly. (new) 3363 2852 2850

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