FOURTEEN Trial Run for New Farm Plan Asked Brannon Wants Us* Of Hog Market for Test of Program : . WASHINGTON, April 27. (/P>— Secretary of Agriculture Brannan told Congress yesterday he would Uke Immediate authority to use ihe hog market for a "trial run" ot the administration's proposed new farm program. Meanwhile, he fired back at tRose •who have labelled this suggested program "socialism" or "regimentation.." The program stre es cheaper food for consumers. It would let many food products, like pork, sel st «-hat the market would bring Then the government would pay the farmers the difference between 'what their crop brought and what the government established fair price. This differs broadly from Ihe present p-ogram which requires the government to purchase or maki loans on surplus farm nroductloi to hold the surplus off Ihe markc • and thereby prevent undue prtr declines. Bramian already had sairt it i likely that the government soon nil have to start buying hogs to sup port the price. ! During f session of the House Agriculture committee, now studying the adnvmlstrntlc,.. now farm program. Rep. Worley ID-Texi asked the secretary If he would like for Congress to give him Immediate authority for a trial run of : the new Can on hogs. "I would welcome it," Drannnn replied. Earlier Bra man said a bill cover- Ing the general program is ready and will be submitted to Congress «i soon as budget officials have approved it. BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) 1 COURIER NEW8 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27,1949 Johnson Elects To Face Trial '/? Memphis INDIANAPOLIS, April 11 I/I') — Clyde Milton Johnson elected ye.s- erday (o face trial at Memphis. Tenn., on a bank robbery chaigt! rather than go to court lirrc on a charge of e.s.sault on an FIJI agent. Seated In a wheel chair at General Hospital, the 30-year-old m,i:i who was wounded in a gunlJKlil with FBI agents in downtown Iticl- lanapolU as given a hearing by U S. Commissioner Francis lluithes Tile commissioner fixed Johnson's bond at S50.00Q. He will be taken to Memphis n-s scon as lin can be moved. Jodnson was shot twice Friday nignt by Federal agenLs who pursues him through crowded street:; as I.e fied Iron: a hotel whicii they had trucked him and Ills bloiKto companion, Billie Frances Glnzi', 25. Toe vomhii nlso was given a he.ir- Inj5 yejurday by Commissi'ri'r Hug.iFS She Is charged with aidin 1 ! Johnsor. In an escape from jail 'nt Miami Fla. She refused to return to Miuuil without Fornml hearing and t l :e commissioner set May G as rhe hcarmp, dute, Hi;r bond was rontinue<l at S 5,000 U.S. Engineers Ask Bids on Project In Dunklin County Invitations for bids for Ihe construction of approximately 12 miles o! new St. Francis river levee In Drainage District No. 4 of Dunklin County, Mo., were Issued from the office of Col. Louis I!. Pootc. District Engineer. Corps of Engineers, at Memphis this week. The proposed work • is located a- loiig the cast bank ot the river anct extends Iron a point approximately three miles northwest, of Scnalh, Mo.. downstream to a point two nnd one-half mites west of Carctwcll. Approximately 1.110,000 cubit, I yards of material will be required | which will be obtained from id- Jaccnt ilitch excavation and from rlvorsMc borrow pits. Bids for tile construction of the levee will be received at tile Memphis district office until 11:00 a.m., C.S.T., May 24, ami (lien opened, t'hc contractor, after receiving no- ice to proceed, will be allowed 240 lays to complete the upper item rf approximately five miles. a,nd 150 days for the lower Hem. Plans nnd specifications for the work available for Issue to prospective bidders 'G.-en Door Policy' Gets Man into Trouble and, unable to provide It. .she wits *• j •eUnr.ro to Jail. LONG BEACH. Calif.. April 27— A1 his hcarii'K, Johnson -at hold- i,i>i_ciprnld Trapp's open door pol- nj his suit and coughing fioquent- | cv w i u 'j c tlnmk lundPd him In from y. - ot n Judge—who congratulated him Doctor. 1 ! nave said his condition Gerald, a 25-year old aircraft l.s no longer critical and that h.: worker, was arrested nnd taken bc- m.iy be discharged from Ihe ho. 1 ;- ; ore Municipal Judge- Harry Kccler pita! Ir four or five days. Three policemen testified that Ocr- Johnson l.s under tcdcr;(l indict- aid walked wobblly down Atlantic merit m< c charge of robbing the Boulevard, trying the doors of park- north side branch of Memphis' ed automobiles. Every time he found First National Bank of SW.OOO Ins! one unlocked, he opened it wide and Feb 8. John Euaenc Anderson. 27. left it that way. of St Louis, pleaded guilty to a I n c pleaded guilty to the drunk similar charge in Memphis. Mon- cimrgc .but explained the door- day and was given the maximum opening 'act thus; Sicilian Gunman Gives Foes 48 More Hours To Answer His Challenge ROME, April 27 (/!') — Salvatorc Oii;i!»!i<>, Sicily's two-gun badtnan. gave the government 48 more hours today to answer his challenge to a duel. The ou'law, who claims dozens ol notches on his pistols, recently offered to lake on ten of the government's best shots—one by one. In i message to a Palermo neivs- pat>cr he called the government a. bunch rf cowards for Ignoring his chaiJeiifre. If they don't reply In three c'ays, lie and jjls ix>y.s will open ai. all-out attack against police. Guiliwio offered the government, one out. Give lilrn and his band an amr.csty. he said, and they will lay down their Kims. University to Be Host FAYETTEVILLE. Ark.. April 21 t/n—Tke University of Arkansas will be host to the association of Physi- clal Plant Administrators May 16 18 Greek Troops Open Mountain Offensive ATHENS. Greece. April 27 M>»— The Oretk government announced yesterday Nationalist troops hav o)>ene'.i up a new offensive agaius'. ni'erri'.la forces In the Grammas Mount;tins near the Albania border. It was the lirst lime the com- munioue dr.sciibed the operation in this area us an offensive. Too Much Rescuing Activity and Too Little Crime Prevention Work LITTLE ROCK, April 27. (/PI— There's too much "rescuing" activity and too little prevention In Juvenlte delinquency work. That's what Dr. Harrison A. Dobbs. professor of social welfare at I/Milslana State University. Baton Rouge, told the Southern States Probation and Parole Conference and the Southern States E'rlson Conference at a joint meeting here yesterday. Dr. Dobbs added: "Satisfactory family llvliiff for boys and girls appears to be our ablest bulwark against the onslaught of delinquency and crime. "The roots of crime apiKar early and grow deep in children. We do not prepare parents well enough for their grave responsibility." In combatting Juvenile delinquency, he said, "there Is no better place to work than In the family, church and odiool." He also called for a unified prison, probation and parole system. JIM BROWN'S foul Thieves (Jt>:i) i;: involved in 40 per cent of Lie thefts occur ing duving freight transit, Cigarct and tobacco lasses nmomi 1 to about 18 per cent. sentence — 20 years' and a $5.000 fine. imprisonment, organization nnd supervisor of I lie University Buildings nnd Grounds, said today It «'iJ! be MIC group 1 ."* firs'i meeting In the South. About L. L. Browne, vice president ot the flO are txpecleri to attend. "F was teaching nil those aulo- tnvners a lesson. Leaving car doors unlocked is an awful temptation to auto thcivcs/' Judge Kppler nlf-o rwp.rci the motorists needed a Je.ssswj. He imposed a one day sentence and a $)Q fine -and I lien suspended U. Mid-Spring Special! THURS.-FRL.SAT. FILLER WIRE 3!»" 9-Bar 10 Top & IJoltom, 12Vi Ga. with fi" Slays. Regular 51U.95 . . . 515.75 32" 8-Bar 10 Top & Bottom I'iVi Ga. with 6" Slays. Regular $14.75 . . .§13.95 2(i" 7-Bar 11 Top & Bottom 1-1'/z Ga. with 6" Slays. 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