The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 30, 1947 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 30, 1947
Page 11
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WTDNKRDAY.-APRIL HO, 10-17 Small-Farm Bill | Sought by Onion NHU Asks Legislation To Split La roe Tracts; Set Up Family Units WASHINGTON, Aini! 30. iUP>- The N'atlon-.i] Fanners Union ves- J"'relay proposed :v "Xiuionul P.un- V'ijKf'.inninj; Act to end seroml- i'!;i?.'. cilin'.'nship for rural people." Hep. John W. PlannaKan. IX, V:i., promptly retorted thai the plan would lend lo an ayrk-ultuiMl "inist." The program was outlined he-lore 'in- lions,. Asrk'iiitui'e Committee] Ijy NFU president James G. Pat-1 t<:;\ The committee is studying t)ie] i:ee<l for a new Federal farm pro- | vram. \ Pulton's plan calls for a revival of iiimily-ty;:e farming by break-' im: up ' a ir; farms, consolidating un- 1 evonnmi:- small farms, ami sellinK i'l> annual production goals by spe- 1 1 iul farmer and consumer coin- in it I ecs. Patten said the Farmers Union did not propose that the government '-eonlisraic" bis farms. "All we pr(;;:ose." lie said, "is that tlie government be prepared. n K soon us values of farmland ho- •'\u to recede to ;; level more near-1 !v conur.ensurate witii lon^-Ume) (inline ijfiwer. to purchase the bit,'I units and sel family farmers up on them in economic- units through innii-time. low interest loans and tl:rtnt!:h operating loans, where nec- IU,YTHF,VIU,K (ARK.) COUKIKU NEWS PAGE ELEVEN ; Files Claim for Civil War Pension It Ends Saturday! Last 4 Days! Wards Greatest Sale of the Year! Stark Wins Auto Race; Tv/ins Born in Car Speeding Toward Hospital ND. April 30. IUP) — P$t?r Willirmis. rnc:in<r marllv ngain- fl the Hork. tried liis best to gel nriTs'pcl but i l>s l out to U)o spei-d- iii 1 .' bird. His wife. Anna, awoke him nt 1 :30 n in. vos'.erilay saying "nosVs the time" A mother seven limps before, he fieured slip should know. They made it to the family enr niui slai-iPd ;i mad race toward City Hospital At an intersection. Mrs. Williams said "they're due now" nud the first child \va s bom. Williams went even faster, look- in'.: for policemen lo help and rrasliiuB red lights on the way. At nnntlKT intersection the second child wns born. Williams broke more traffic laws and muttered "ncnv we liave four in I he front .scat, loo" lie finally round a couple of policemen. outside ciiy Hospital. The cops and hastily summoned nurses look care of the babies and Mrs. Williams. All three were doiii? line loilny. Not all pension claims are for World War II veterans. Veterans Administration Contact Representative Charles L. Wciislcy of IJoulon, Texas, handled his oddest case when lie went 10 the farm house ot Miss Florence E. Ilarpole, 01, t«j obtain information for the liltn K ot a claim for Miss Harpote as (he daughter of a Civil War vetman. Because" she has been in ill health since a child. Miss mipulo pressing a pension claim as a dependent of her futher, John j. iiar- lK>le. who died in 1930. (Veterans Administration plioto from NEA.) or tlio IC.rrQfl.cOO adults listed as almost illiterate in tlic U. S, cen- :!'.'£. f- 1 " 00 '" 33 ncver ^d nUemtcrt VA'sCashRuns\ Out But Vets to Get Paid Later WASHINGTON. April :(0 fUP)~ The Veterans Administration announced yesterday that most of the 2,780,000 veterans entitled to r e- adpuslim-nl allowances \von't get their monthly checks tomorrow because VA has rim out of money for that purpose. But it assured the veterans they won't have to wait long for the cheeks—perhaps only a few days— because additional VA funds arc contained in a deficiency appropriation bill now pending in Congress. : VA nfkcd veterans not to communicate wit!- VA offices about the delay inasmuch as payments "will be resumed automatically in the shortest possible time as soon as I the new appropriation becomes a- vuilable." VA said 1,120,000 veterans now arc receiving readjustment allow- ances while they are unemployed or self-employed, and another 1,- GGO.OOti in school or in job-training are gettimt snbsistance alloxvances. Most of these will he affected. Leaves 1R7 Survivors GCSHEN'. IIKI. (UP) _ When Mrs. Catherine Licnbneh died at the age of sin, the News-Democrat didn't have room to list all her survivors. She left I!i7 living descendants—nine children. f>8 grandchildren and 120 great-grandchildren- Read Courier News Want Ads. THE .Dainty COOKING FAT : Wonderful! 0?2ie-t& Rayon Hose (Not Factory Seconds) 1 Reg. 44c $4 .00 3 for Cabinet Sinks (Complete with Finings Reg. §739 $. On So/e Wash Cloths Reg. ISc $,1.00 Or? So/e 3 for J White Rayon Panties Full Elastic Top Reg. $1.00 On So/e ^^ _ Q rf f" • Bath lowels 24 x 40 $ | .00 Reg. 59c, 2 for \ Summer Dress Prints 36" Wide Reg. 39c On Sale Just 2—Walnut 3-Pc. Bedroom Sets Reg. $709.00 Sfft95 On Sale Jusi- 8 — Maple 3-Pc. Bedroom Sets On So In When Alt America Shops . . . and Saves! "1 C COVERT WORK PANTS Reduced from 2.49 They're made: nl SEtnfori/ed coverl tlial eini'l shrink over l','i. ISiws :i() in '12. RUGGED WORK SHIRTS 1.28 Priced for Sov/'ngs. ' ' Tln-v can'l sliricik ovei 1 1%. \\VU-hii- lurcil slni Is ullilue cliamliuiy. 1-1'^ 17. |88 COVERT BAND-TOPS Reduce J from 2.19 Miule lor wear! SauCon/ccl cover!, is'on't alirluk over 1%. Si/.os from 30 to 4'1. HAWTHORNE BIKES! REGULARLY 41.95 *ry.' er OQI Kciliiccill Take ailvanlago of lliis sjiccial BUY ,11 Wauls unw! Slrcniiilinrd modt ' 1 *^ * hikes llial are sl(-ek and fasl. I Nivi: donlilr-ljar IVaun:, l«il!nnti lires, "Airliner" hcadli"!]!, anil slunly roar cnnicr. Gel your "Ilawlhorne" TODAY! Only 10% down. Ualnnco iiuinllily! WARDS ROCK WOOL ] Q3 Ward Weelr Safe Pricef bog Insulate Now! Il's granulated, jusl pimr it in! Hap covers lil sij. fl. 3" 3-LITE FLUORESCENT Reduced from 11.56. A 20-watl •!" ndnjili-r lyjw fixlurc. Has evlra canonv fnr nermannnr niounlillL'. ROLLER SKATES . Ward Week Onlyl P Sturdy, nil-steel skates will ball-bearing v.liecls. Have leather ankle, straps. CXHAUST EXTENSION Kegular Price 79c Chrome plated! I'rotccls your Immper and car-finish from exhaust fumes! SALE! RlfA WRENCH Reduce d for Wa Make? lire clioi 79 C 18 50 ^t, en-; drop DINNER SERVICE FOR • Word Week Specioll Huge floral spray, fiuleJ dcsigr, irorj'- while semi-porcclnin. 54 pieces.

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