The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 28, 1949 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 28, 1949
Page 6
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JULY 28, 1949 Senators Seek New Farm Plan Committee to Draft Bill, Push It Through At Present Session Bf Edwin B, Haakinson WASHINGTON, July 28—'.•?>— Farm-minded Senators agreed yesterday to try lo draft a new fed- era! (arm propram and push It "through the present session ol Congre.'s. Chairman EttJ.ter Tlioiuas (D- .Oklat said the Senate Agriculture Committee directed a seven-man subcommittee headed by Senator Anderson <D-N T M> to draft the new farm bill. The decision was readied at a second consecutive closed- door session. Both Democrats and Republicans on the committee agreed that the •new proposal ipnore mast proposals of Secretary of Apiculture Brannan. - Instead, they reported general Agreement unon ihJs program: ' 1. Retention of relatively high level government price supports for I h e so-called basic commodities: .com, wheat, cotton, tobacco, rice and peanuts. Must Senators wore f.iid to favor li.vcd supports at 00 per cent of pari(y if f a rmers approve planting and marketing controls. 2. Use of a flexible price support program for meats, dairy products, fruits and other so-called j non-basic and perishable farm products. Under this the level of government supports could be raised or lowered In an attempt to control production. WIH Have Farm Law Majority leader Lucas <D-I1K a member of the Agriculture Coin- mil tee, told reporters outride the closed session that "we'll have some /kind of fann !efiislatlrm" acted .upon at this session. Senator Aiken (R-vn Is a member of the subcommittee that will draft the new proposal and also Vange flexible price-support a c t, approved by congress last year to r~ MURPHY SUCCESSOR?- Ilep. Stephen Young, Ohio Democrat, said he would suggest to President Truman that U. S. Circuit Judge Florence E. Allen, above, of Cleveland, O., be appointed to the vacancy on the Supreme Court caused by the death of Justice Frank Murphy. If appointed she will be the first woman in IT. S. history to occupy such a position. She was the first woman to become a common picas judge, a stale supreme court judge, or a circuit judge. Slump Mars Employment' Scene in State LITTLE HOCK. July 28. tiPi—A summer .-ihtmp in sonic Arkansas ] industries has nicked the state's j employment, picture. j limner M. Adkins, administrator i of the Arkansas Employ me tit So- ! c.imly Division, suirl about 1,000 workers were laid off their Jobs during June. | The employment drops were not- j erf tu all manufacturing and noil- i manufacturing industries in (lie j state. Agriculture and construction ; workers were not included in Aft- \ become effective at the beginning ^^, orl v° Aiken'said he will work with) Adkins sai<M lie recession followed Anderson, former secretary of E.R- ! t»e sowing up of business activity riculture, in what A: *nn attempt to make "the. Aiken .. act more serviceable." Anderson salrl the main points of disagreement union,? t h e Seiifitr •committee that must be worked out, arc: I. Whether the government Price -drops under cotton, corn, and other so-called basic crops should be riRid 'at 90 per cent of parity as under -present law, or be flexible so they • can b« lowered if supplies become excessive. System Ts Problem 1. Whether the present system of - nderson called , thrtmghont the nation. Most oflasl ' month's losses, occurred in the lumber industry. This was due to a \ setback in production caused by i unfavorable went her conditions, "Employment decline could have ; ; been a lot- higher." he said. The fact thrU. somr industries put on new employes this summer offset to some extent he employment drop. Aciklnx reported weekly earnings for Arkansas workers increased Lo $37.22 last week. This was about ! S3_44 above weekly salaries paid in May and $4.5D above tlic weekly ."computing parity prices .should be ; salnnc.s in April. -retained or a new one adopted. A Thfl av^nse Dourly rate lor pro- pariiv price is one identified to dnctton workers in iiiaiiLifnrturinp 1 give a farm product the Mine rel- industries wns 91 cents per hour last month However, this was a , drop of about one cent per hour ; over salaries paid in May, he said, i -ative purchasing power it had in a past, period. A new parity formula. Included as part of the 1943 act to become /effective at the end of this year. 'would use a recent 10-year ncruxt in computing parity prices. The : result would be to raise support, i It vets slightly for meats, dairy products, eggs and poultry, and lower slightly the supports for grains. Before the committee meeting, Anderson said Ue had two propos_a]s in draft, form. Neither of Anderson's plans in- ..volvcs the novel proposals by Secretary Bvamian to let market prices of meats, dairy products and other perishable farm products If necessary to briny their cash receipts to & government-set level. than \1 per rent of the jiles from [arni5 nir nmdr September, October, and Read Courier News Want Ads. I Radio Repair \I1 work done by ;i liccnM-cl ladio-Tclbplmne expert — Svery jnh jjuaranlecrl. Why my more for less? Piano Tuning Done with Hie liiniuu:- "Slroboscope" — bXclusivr (o (his area. Why lake less Ilian perfect tuning when the best is available? CONCILIATOR- Paul A Porter, above, wns nominiUixI b\ Tresidcnt Truman to be U. -S. rcpre.=cntalive on the I\ilc\-tinc ConcilinUon Commi?^ion, He succeeds Mark F. 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