I'AOB TRff BLYTHEVILLB feather Favors I' '• V/cekly Report Shows Conditions Favorable To Agriculture LTTTUE- ROCK,- April 17. (UP)— The Arkansas weekly weather ajid crop, bulletin said today (hut the •weather for the week ending jes terday was the most favorable to agriculture during the current sea- r son. The temperatures ranged Irom slightly above normal on the West to al^out siv degrees above normp.l o>i th'e flit The favorable tehipm (lures coupled with heavy rains pro- iced an Ideal balance, although 11 did stop plowing and planting The average rainfall was 2.37 inches, about one inch above normal rhr hcav lain? ciiised'some JloodtngTin 1 'extreme lowlands along the Arkojisas Ounchiti and wi He Rivers aS "Veil as in local' rickls scattered over the state. Crop conditions at a glrmct Till seeded oals-Giowinu rap:idly: a tew fields beginning to hi? id bxit most of-crop less advanced Spring- -oats — Growing more s>lo\\ly Ricc^secctihg lias barely , started •\nd aw^ts taxorible weither to get into fun swing he,\\j rains will lesult in ^omt icwoiling ol rice land csfeemllj tin le/ees. • • Curn Ss. Plintmg w«> "becoming 'general in central Arkansas bcfcre : the rnins; progress ranges from ju<;t [./starting In the northern and jiuutii- ;cru 'counties to about one-third •completed In central sections. Washing in some fields will neC'issitAte replanting. Some sections report •considerable dmnage to corn from blackbirds. t'ollon—Seed beds for n large portion of tbe prospective acreage .have-jbecn prepared, but only limited pjaiiting made so Tar. Early soybeans—Coming up in a few arcas^ Tom n toes—Very few have been transplanted to fields in most .iitas. Strawberries—In fair to good condition, but showing some adverse •effects of the drought last Sumnhr nnd Fall in western Arkansas counties. ' The crop is about two weeks Ir.te. Garden's—In good condition. Early potatoes—Up in soma section^ " Frttit trees—Appear promising at this time. Some peach orchards am being sprayed as the weather permits. . LivestockT-Putting on flesh now • that 'pastures arc beginning to furnish, fair to jjood grazing. Hop clover, .white clover, rye grass. dHiiis grass and native \vild grass,:? are begfrininjr to furnish feed.- Ponds' are beginning to fill. Farm Intor—More invor'abb (linn for several years. Control OyeKldbor Sought Ofc.vfeiAv Neb., April 17. (U?) — The ^attorneys general of 15 states asked Congress • today i to specify thai -regulation of anti-closed shop legislation is j'matler oflstate con trol, - ; The attorneys generai'made their request at \tlie end of a Uvo-dnj closed session called by Atty-Gen Walter n. 'Johnson of Nebrnskn to OJSCHSS legril problems facing stales v.-Hhian:i-closed shop controversies "We request Congress to sped .lyin enactment or pending labo ; .Icsisjatiem,' the resolution renc that regulation of right to worl is properly „ matter for stuie control under the police powers reserved to the slates." The resolution was submitted b; Abram . staples, attorney genera "of Virginia. Johnson was named chairman o a committee to confer with con grcssional leaders and other stal officials on the fight against t)v closed shop, other members of tin •committee were: J. Tom Watfflr Florida; Roy H. Heeler. Tennessee and John L. Sullivan. Arizona. Johnson 'called the meeting after the Nebraska State Federation of Labor challenscd in'court the constitutionality of an anti-closed shop amendment adopted in'Ne- .brnska last November. Victory Awards M General Fears Fifth Columns More Than Bombs WASHINGTON', April 17. (UP) — America lias more to frm- from ',\ filth column tliun [in ntom bomb should QII aggressor citlnck - l|ils country, Gen. J:ico!> U Dev^rs.' commander of Army Ground Forces, said turtny. | Hovers lo\ ( i (l\e United Press thiit in his opinion n ml Ion which ittflcked Aniodi'; 1 . \vou!d use the atom bcm'.b "sparinrsiy" if nt all. He said nn ag^res^or would \vacit to uliliyn, not drslrcy, Uic industrial potent;:*) of a ronfjuorcct conn- Hi | /( V.'CWKI i;e nisirr in .softon up by sabotage," Hovers wiicl. "A fifth ..o'imin u'lik'h hl(-.v nj> the brj'd^r-.i *iouiid New York rily would ho more j»';U'i!ral Ilian «ti utojii homo , Dcver said t»:k (sf pushbutton! warfare has bren orcatiy exag;;er-j lUed because ^uklctl missiles ill their );i'L'sc'!il :;I:LIC itre loo innd- j HI ite. He said .s];i-:it!ation Llml this: country mlnlit rlrr.j> an nlom bomb on a fOK'jfiii nation is "cafele.S'i talk." 'Drop an ntom bomb on the capital of a foreign county and \Mure arc you?" he asked." "No- whi-ix-." COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 1947 Two new hron?.e medals, above. will soon be ready for distribution to veterans. At top is dm World War JI Victory Mcrt;>l which will go to vctctons wlv> served from J3ec. 7, 1041. to Ur:\ 31, 1940. The American Drfen«! Service Mcdnl, below, got-.s to those who served between Sept. 8, 1S39, and Dec. 7, 10-11. .ast of Tennessee's lonfederdts Veterans wccumbs in Lebanon -s L-BSAKON. Twin.. April n. (UP) -Tennessee's last known Coiifc.-icr- ,te vetevtin, a soldier in the .sUir'inij iittles of CliickflinniiBn, Atlnntii nd the jast days of the Confed- racy in North Ciirolina. Is daid. The: veteran, James Lemuel Barry, died yesterday afternoon, ta'.-i nonths and four days nrter nU lUDlh lirlhday. Funeral services will bo held hero this afternoon. Barry was 1U when ha ran nv.ciy ram his Nashville home in isu3 md walked 30 miles to Lelwjion to oin Company P. of the Fourth 'enhessee Regiment. 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