The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 24, 1949 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 24, 1949
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PAOI TWO BLYTHEVILLE (AM.) COURIER NEW! WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 1M» THI NATION TODAY— Crop Control Legislation Is Explained Editor's Note: This is the first of two stories on the various, and sometimes confusing, farm plans in congress.) By James Mario* WASHINGTON, Aug. 24. Ift— Except for the experts. probaBly by this time no one knows the difference between the various farm plans ticking around in Congress. + The Gore plan. The Aiken plan. The Anderson and Brannan plans. What do Ihey mean? They differ only in details but all are aimed at one thing. Giving farmers some assurance they'll have a steady income, even if the government has to step In and help them get it. This may seem like special treatment for farmers, and it is, but the purpose behind all the plans is to try to keep the complex American economy on a bulanccn plane. For example: Whrn farmers have money, (hey can buy what factory workers turn out. This keeps factory workers employed and when they have money they CM buy what the Carmen ralsf. The present plans are all outgrowths of a plan that was put into operation back in depression days when farmers a hard time. were having Mone- was scarce then and when farmers over-produced and their products flooded the market, the price they could get for their crops went down. So did the farmers' income. Yet. farmers needed buying power to buy what factories made. If they had money, factories could hire men to make what the farmers needed. This would spread employment. Congress decided that if crops somehow could b« controlled, and production kept down to say within demand, farmers might get better prices. And, If they didn't. the government would help. So in 1933 Congress passed the agricultural adjustment act, the tripple "A" program, it worked this way: The government set quo- U» by anounclng how much of each crop should be raised. Farmers who agreed to cut down their production and stay within the quotas got guarantees of help from the government, if thev needed It. GcTvrnment Bujj lh« Crop* If the farmers couldn't get in the open market what the government decided was: » (air price, the government would take over the farmer's crop, either by buying It up from him or giving him • loan, whkh in many eases was really buying the crop anyway. The government did it this way: By guaranteeing a farmer that, no matter what happened, he'd set for his crop between 52 and 75 per cent parity. That needs explaining. In 1033 the government- wanted the farmers 1 purchasing power to b« Jairly close to what it wa* In some prosperous period. It picked the period 19C9-14 as a comparable. 01 base, period. This meant that In 1933 the gor- ernment wanted them to get. for their crops enough • -oney to enable them to buy the same amount of factory goods and other things that they were able to buy with then crop money In the period 1909-14. Example: Say the government In 1933 decided a farmer had to sell ills corn at »1 -a bushel in the open market to have parity with what he could have bought with perhaps only 50 cents in 1909-14. Crop Price* Stabilized The —<"nment didn't guarantee the farmer he'd get dill parity with 1909-14 but II guaranteed him 52 to 75 per cent parity. So, if the market price of corn was only 70 cents a bushel, Instead of that »1 the government said was parity, It stepped In and bought the farmer's corn at 15 cents a bushel, or 75 per cent of parity, which was *1. In other words, the government wouldn't let the price of corn to below 75 cents a bushel. 'llils government buying-up of crops made them scarcer on th* open market and tended to raise their price. This cost the consumer more but (t helped the farmer In the long run, it also wa* Intended to help the consumer, too Ever since 1933 the government has been guaranteeing the farmei soir.e percentage of parity. The comparable, or base, period Is jtil I909-U. The arguments In Congress now are over plans to raise or lower the guarantees or change them »round, but all of them provide for guarantees. j In other words, ever since 1933 the government has put, a floor under farm prices and It still Intends to do that. "Mi» Florida" and a contender (o dunng a coo,,n g -o« period get in the water -., p'rS center, who's Frisco Officials Guests At Lions Club Luncheon The Blyiheville Lions Club and New Kind of Fish Story: Snake Lassoed with Line HELENA. _____ ....... guc£t-s, all representatives of ollnc went, fis the Frisco Railway Company in Blythcville to confer o;i speeding up marketing of cotton and soybeans, heard June Poscy in a musical recital it the club's luncheon yesterday at the Hotel Noble. Miss Posty was accompanied by Mrs. C M. Stuart. Her selections in- i eluded. "Oh, Had I Jubal's Lyre," by Handel "A Spirit Flower," by Mary Turner Snlter, "Because" and 'Ah, Sweet Mystery ol Life." The ^uesLs Included G. D. Keifer, cotton and coal representative from St. Louis; L. G. DeCrow, traffic represeivUtiies. from Memphis; W. E. Boughrou, auditor of the River Division: A. V. McGill auditor of the St. L3Uis area; W. S. Johnston, general agent In Blytheville; J. A. Moran, assistant to the president In Memphis; O. P. Rainey, traffic manager from Memphis; and X. R. Campbell superintendent of the River Division with headquarters in Chaffee. Mo. lint and didn't \va • —</Tj— James caught no fish it to return t>mpty- en he saw a rattlesnake iK'sUit t c trial as he headed home he lassoed it with his fish line, brought it to town and guve it to a carnival. Marriage Licenses The following couple obtained _ maiiage license at the office ol Miss Elizabeth Blythe, yesterday: Richard Thomas Mills and Miss Dorotha Jo Royse, both of Blytheville. Missouri Picks Its Biggest and Best of Mules SEIXAUA, MO. (API—Molly Is the MLM M'Jle ol Missouri. The five-year-old, owned by E. A. Waller, Slauberry. Mo., wa* named the grand champion at the 41th annual Missouri State Pair here yesterday. Molly, one of 1JO aspirants, came to the fair with * string of triumphs it earlier fairs —three grand championship and a championship for mule mares. As the Miss Mule of Missouri rhe will represent the Show Me state at the Iowa State fair next week. Orin ,a vocational agriculture st'irfent from Hamilton h:gh school won the grand champfon- with an Angus named Teddy. The sh'.p of the junior fai steer show animal also placed first in the Future Farmers of America show. Another Ansnis. owned by Don Ruiter. Shelbina. Mo., won the re- seive grand championship. The reserve champion of the FF.A. show was an Angus calf owned by Jack Martin, Carrollton. With the Courts Chancery: Mary Sue Wright Johnson vs. Ray Johnson, suit for divorce. G. P. Kersey VB. Sybil Kersey, suit tor divorce. Im» Calvert vs. James Calvert, suit, (or divorce. Ray Hurley vs. Etta Mae Hurley, suit for divorce, Franc-:* Ix>uUe Yoconi vs. Bernard E. Yocom. suit Jor divorce. Animal husbandry and (arming are etch believed to have begun about 10,000 years ago around th* eastern end of the Mediterranean. The flying gurnard swims in the ocean, glides through the air and walks on the sea floor on specially developed forefins. Only two per cent of the Incomes exceeding J500 a year. CHILLS & FEVER DUE TO MALARIA "Maintain tlie rlKhl" Li the motlo of Use Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Location of Big To* Alarms British Doctor LIVERPOOL, England — t/F>— The preslrtent-tlect of the British Medical Association said today 90 per cent of British women are ScrioUH f&eti ir* rrvwlcd by recnL mnum rtpoctm. One out of *vrry I HTM; p«noa> «x- •miD«d «u * victim at PirvWormj oftCTi without »u*p«ctin* It. And Lhii Uf1y in[«>c tioa iprttrU rapidly throURh whbl* rWmitiw, un rau»« icrioiu trnubt« if n»i!«cLfd. Vi*tcb lor wimiiif ncix«—MpeciillT thf ytrMV*Hn.i recUl itch. G»t !•>>••'• F-W miMiieiUy-tppioved dru« that .vcf«xtific»lly PiTS-Wornu aod rvmnvtv (hpm (re: 1 — "• —.» "u.^.^-.t m.-i- K U j., nn-worm» and rvmnvrs them Iron* deforminp their feet by poor choice body. The «miii. *»»y-to-uke r-w im Of shoes. w«r. p«I*ctrf by th* f.mou, J, yn , Co.. of shoes. Professer R. p. McMurray told the Liverpool Rotary Club:" "N«- ture Intended womnn's bl(f toe to b« on the Inside of her foot. Hut .she buys shoes in which the point of the shoe la In the middle of her foot." "When husbands mention this they are told lo mind their own bust ness. FARMS FOR SALE ^ Mississippi County Farm 160 acres, black mixed land farm, with 4 tenant houses, 1 barn on gravel road, near Double Bridges, NE from Luxora. Priced 5250.00 per acre. SE Missouri Farms acres, on State Highway, black mixed soil, close lo market. A fine location, at the very low price of $155.00 per acre. Can furnish large loan. 320 acres, 3'/i miles from Steels, S houses, good soil. Priced JlfiO.OO per acre. Will carry large loan. 240 acres, fi houses with electricity, gravel road 6 miles NE from Sfeele, 1 mile off Highway HI, fine lype of mixed soil, can sell as SO & 180 or as whole. Priced to sell. 120 acres, ,'i miles North of Slccle, has 3 good houses, 1 good barn, and very fine mixed soil, with gravel road and close to country store at (he low price of $170.00 per acre. SO acres on good road jusl off Highway fit, regarded as th« best land in I'emiscot County, near Micola. shown by appointment. 218 acres, 4 houses, on Stale road, well drained, beautifully located. Norlh of I?arma in Sloddard County. This farm will produce 1 !j bales of cotton lo acre, one of the choice farms in (his country. Triced $155.00 per acre, and will carry $75.00 or $85.00 per acre loan. 100 acres hill farm, S miles Norlh of Rloomfield, Mo., has nice 6 room house, large barn (new), all gravel road, will make more than bale to acre this year. This place is a bargain for ?S5.00 per acre. 80 acres '/j mil* of Canalou. Mo., one fi room house. 1 tenant house, 1 good barn. A fine black mixed land farm. Will carry $6500.00 loan. Priced $160.00 p*r acre. W. M. BURNS, REALTOR Phone 3361 I.T. HUMARD _ _ _ Phone 4129 r-W REGISTRATION NOW FOR FALL CLASSES FOWLSTON SCHOOL OF MUSIC Teachers Accredited by Arkansas Srare Teachers Association Da.ton C. Fowlston S.M.M. Certificate Member of National Association of Teachers of Singing Mrs. Dalton C. Fowlston B.A. - S.M.M. Member of National Guild of Piano Teachers ALL PIANO STUDENTS ELIGIBLE FOR National Piano-Playing Auditions For Further Information Write 8,5 Chickasawba or Phone 2049 CONTROLLED COMFORT" re/axe* you from today prepare* you for tomorrow • Perfect rest anil relaxation, anil irresistible romjort, are yours to enjoy every niglit ... on * genuine Spring- Air mattres* am! liox spring. Scientific. Spring-Air imierspring units provide luxurious "Controlled Comfort" advaiiiages (automatic «t)jn§(ment to every bcnly curve and body movement) to everyone regardless of their weight. Details explained at right. Come, in for dcmonslration and ihe "real inxiri* story" ihout Spring.Air advantages. lUKFACI COMFORT Hicr. qmtily. precoTnprfiae'l cotinn i>Ui»ddiaff(u»)">!..tnT) *ii>nio«« body from K)rii>x«oA* '•el, VVM Mirfae* *oftn*i* »nd luxury "taT !• « ApriBc-Air CONTOUt COM'OIT <;=> T** ft™* *n<\ leg*. riinw of 'p^iil il* jpv* «tof|, [IIT- to nil body ron- iil buoyancy ta ih*body tuch M lirrmif rS«t>o^v >• F" 1 * i^»ab»- l>i*m:rl'1!? sfdirtnol thi"hf"jr- nh»" ijinne c^il*. « herr »prin SLtIP COMFORT Al m*ay M KIM 4tftrt*t iyfm pf ^rnnf coift. *c>««l iJteaHf /*• J-iHj thrfliifhoul. kwp •^••i ftern !%«^n(, prt\ ^n t iid» >™ %y, m»ini»in flfxibitity , . . t\\t »l«p tem(f>rt j-fAr-in, y»*r-aH. WADE Furniture Co Trade With Wade and Save FOR ALL THAT IS GOOD IN INSURANCE Call 3361 AulomobUV tall forms) Burglary Husineu interruptions Dyers It Cleaners Extended Cover if• (•ire General Liability .Marine (alj forms) Personal Property FloaU.f) Plate Glass Residence Liability Tornado Truck Cargo Windstorm Workmen's Compensation W. M. BURNS INSURANCE AGENCY SHEET METAL WORK- OF ALL KINDS Custom work foi gins, alfalfa mills, nil m i|[ s . fuslom Shearing up to 1/4 inch thickness Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 South Broadway . Phone 2651 NU-WA LAUNDRY-CLEANERS Phone 4474 THE GRAMS COVffiXNY I\L \ITOI\S Real [>tato :_ALr'rtqaqc loan*- fn<.urdn< BII no Mil ">on« 521 Phone 3075 KEYS MADE for my Kind ol lock. Locks openea ana repaired. SPKCK'S LOCK SHOP 303 W. .Main, Khonr 9K> Bthmd Juhns Pool Hall PRESCRIPTION SERVICE Our v«rs ol experienci assure you that, when you present • prescription order to u«. it will be e.xpertly compounded from fresh, pure drugs You can be sura at Rothrock'i. ROTHROCK'S DRUG STORE PIANO TUNING SVifh (he world famous "Stroboconn". The only 100% perfect tuning. Nol available elsewher* in this area. RADIO REPAIR All work dune !»• a government licensed operator and every job guaranteed. Why take less than the best? PIANOS for SALE IS'EW AND USED Sheet Musir, Records, Supplies Everything in Music BROOKS MUSIC STORE 107 E. Main Tel. 81), Wanted: LICENSED BEAUTICIANS We cannot supply ih e demand for operators. We have a list of Arkansas and Mississippi shop owners who need help. If you are a Graduate of a Beauty School and are interested in employment, call EAGLE BEAUTY SCHOOL Phone 3262 Blyth«yille, Ark. Adults who want lo ream Beauty Culture, enroll Sepl.^l 12 for nexl class. Low Tuition... [nli-resliiisr Work GI Approved "PICTURES YOU WILL LIKE" I'our satisfaction .M«rcd on all photographic work including commtrrlal , nt ) portrait FAUGHTS STUDIO 111 Smitn First - Mtht Phone Mil Phont (Mill

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