The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 27, 1953 · Page 12
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PACT TEW Benson Says More Agri Department Streamlining Due By OVID A. MARTIN WASHINGTON W)-Secrotary of Agriculture Benson says ho will have further "Important .announcement" this week on Ills plans for streamlining the Agriculture Department Introducing newsmen to aides he has appointed to help him run the department, the new Republican farm chief promised additional Information soon on his plans for cutting costs In tha department and for increasing its efficiency. < This Information is expected to go a long way toward answering questions raised when Benson, ii his first o'fflcial act, announced Ins Wednesday a regrouping of tin department's 20 bureaus In four groups. Benson hat said that he will be guided by a desire to save money and to take tho government oul of agriculture to the fullest exlcn possible permitted by tho interests of the nntion and at the farming industry. Manj'.' queries about Benson's plans have come from farm-mind «d congressmen, some of whom have been critical of the new Bee retary because of his refusal to go into detail at a recent Senate Agri culture Committee hearing, aboul what he intends to do. Cannot Go Far The new secretary cannot go far in altering present programs nnd activities without Congress' con- WINS M, D. "OSCAR"-Dr. Paul Dudley \Vhlte, above, of Boston, is the winner of the first medical "Oscar" award in heart diseases. Internationally:, re- 'nowned Dr. White received the Albert, Lasker Award for "dis- tinguished'achievement" in tho field'of cardiovascular diseases. sent. Many such, programs aro required by law. In thla class are the controversial farm price sup port activities which this ycnr may require the dkbursal of 2}£ billion dollars in' government funds for loans and other operations. Likewise, virtually every activity carried on by the department, has strong backing from strong commodity or regionnl groups of producers and distributors. Some of Benson's appointments have in themselves suggested possible sharp shifts from present firm nollcles and programs Strongly represented in those np- nointmcnls aro groups which were unfriendly to former Secretary Charles V. Brimnan and to programs established by the Hoose- velt-Trumnn administrations. Those groups Include the powerful American farm.Bureau Federation and the state-controlled land grant colleges and extension services. To Trim Activities Furthermore, Benson's plans to trim department activities comes at a time when farm prices nnd Incomes arc going down nnd when soino congressional fnrm leaders contend that there Is need for greater government aid for agriculture ratiler than less. Questions being asked by farm leaders In ami out of Congress as result of Benson's statements and appointments Include: Will he recommend n drastic cut In the present 250 million dollars annual soil payments program? Under it subsidies me paid farmers who carry out approved farm- Ing practices. What .will happen to tlie system of 80.000 fanner commltteomen who help administer fnrm pro- ;rnms? They work on a part-time jnsis. The system has been criticized on the ground that It constitutes a powerful pressure group 'or farm policies. Will there be considerable decentralization of programs Involv- ng research, administration of irlce supports, production controls, and education with tho sln(,e controlled land grant colleges and extension services getting iniijor roles? Will such government credit agencies as .the Farm Credit A'd- ninlstration nnd the runners' Home Administration be divorced "rom (he Agriculture Department? Red Official Diet .MOSCOW (/F5 — Moscow iievvs- wpers reported today the tlenth nf Konstniitlvc Volkov, 64, n "responsible worker" In the centra] orgnn- zutlon of the Soviet Communist party's Central CdmintUee for the last 21 years. v V Sure, you get 3-point triple quick-hitch V Naturally you get Hydraulic Touch Control f Constant Draft Control.of mounted tools V Implement Position Control, too! /4-wheel stability; row crop ability ^ Exclusive Proof-Meter gives you Hie facts you need NEW ORD TRACTOR Golden Jubilee MODEL «£'-• .S»LUS: : *-^ «WUCHlWdRE 1 V Live-Action Hydraulic System, fast response ^ Hy-Trol gives choice of hydraulic speeds V New Ford "Red Tiger" overhead valve engine ^ A bigger, heavier, stronger tractor f New Live Power Take-off* V And many more new features V Plus a low Ford price! How M Msplay...Come In and See It! Snow Tractor Co. 112 No. Franklin Phorw S951 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER MMW1 ARMS AND THE GIRL-Will, the M o! some fellow club members, Jacqueline Drake .-nukes like o caterpillar-girl at the Camlodo Lneoon Sr,ri, Juan, Puerto Rico. They're members bt the Ui Rodn Coterp.llar Club of a water-ski school exercising their arms and legs before speeding over the lagoon, Harry to Shun Invitations Speeches KANSAS CITY W)—Former Pres- dcnt Harry s. Truman plans to urn down nil public speaking iiivl- atlons for the next several months o avoid rising any unnecessary po- itlcal strife. He Bald yesterday he wants to cnr- y out his promise to'co-operate In- ofar as possible with President Eis- nhower. Truman told n reporter he first wants an opportunity to observe the actions of the new administration. The ex-President expects to work timlnly on personal correspondence during the next few months, H/i spent much of his time yesterday In his office In downtown Kaasas City reading letters. Pope Reported 'Much Improved' , VATICAN CITY m _ Pope Pms XII was reported "much improved" today from [he attack of Influenza and bronchial pneumonia which has kept him in bed since last Thursday. The 16-year-old Pontiffs temperature "has gone down to normal," his doctor reported. There still was no Indication when he would be able to leave his apartment or resume his duties. Recipe for Slum Clearance— Action Instead of Just Words TUEWUY, JAN. By WILLIAM HARWOOD BALTIMORE W—A recipe for slum clearance: "Regulatory controls and public Improvements must be transformed from bookshelf surveys and legal archives into alley action." / That's the core of the "Baltimore Plan" for eradicating slums and preventing their spread. A brainchild of G. Yates Cook, director of Ihe Baltimore health- department's housing bureau, the Baltimore.'Plan has been pointed out ns & model of community action. Itimost recent praise came yesterday from the •National Municipal .League, which named Baltimore one of 11 "All-America Cities" for self-Improvement work through "citizen action." The Baltimore Plan Is not a cure- all. Cook, who fathered the program, sees ft as nn "aggressive action reverse Ihe forces of neglect that deteriorate and destroy .'property and people." The plan calls for H house-by- house, block-by-block, nclghbor- hood-by-nclghborhood reconditlon- Inff, spurred where necessary by Low Bridge Freed; Boat Passes By LITTLE ROCK. Ark. «>)—A towering pltiedrivcr aboard a barge Is on Its way up the Arkansas River after being stymied here for three days by a low railway bridge. Rock Island Railway officials hand-cranked the rotating bridge mechanism yesterday to allow the barge and Its 63 foot 8 inch pile- driver to continue upstream toward Menlfee, Ark., about 40 miles north or here. All previous efforts to rotate the i5-year-old bridge—including elec- :riclty. tugs, grense and manual labor—had failed. The bridge is less than 50 feet"/rom the water. The railroad said the bridge had- 1 t been turned since 1938 and its power mechamsm had rusted. stiff law enforcement, but ba=cd primarily on the will of the individual property owner or tenant to Improve his lot. It Is only one prong on a three- prong rake Baltimore Is applying to the blighted areas that' comprise/a sizable part of this city of nearly a million. Public housing and redevelopment programs are the other two When Cook Joined the health department 12 years ago, he was the lone Inspector In search of substandard housing. Today, his bureau has 40 full-time inspectors, an educational director, assistant directors for public Information, housing lav/ enforcement and others. Cook began his block-by-block program la 1945. Today, some 130 complete blocks, made up of 16,000 dwelling units, have been rehabilitated. Dark, rat-infested back yards and alleys were turned into sunny, garden and ,play areas. Houses once deteriorating for lack of eare were cleaned and made structurally sound. New wiring and plumbing was installed. Schools in the neighborhood cooperated by teaching children the rudiments of hygiene, sanitation and nutrition. Instead of learning how to make book ends and magazine racks, boys in shop classes turned their sail- and hammer techniques to building walls and doors. Outdoor, toilets were replaced with Indoor plumbing. Flower gardens, tables and chairs sprang up in place ofabnck yards crowded with jitnk and hemmed In with broken board fences. • The budget for the Baltimore Flan has increased from less than S5.000 in 1S41 to more than $150,000 this year. Cook contends ths city can be without slums in 10 years. The modern Belgian horse is a descendant of the Flemish horse used by the Roman armies. [MERCHANT'S! LUNCH Choice of Meat & 3 Vegetables with Coffee TOM'S CAFE I 413 W. Ash 56d FROZEN FURY-On the thin edge of txing airborne, a Nortiv 1 American FJ-2 Fury Is arrested by the camera as the swept-wlng jet fighter is catapulted from the deck of the U. S. S. Coral Se«. Designed to operate at a speed of approximately 650 milet p«r hour, the Fury mounts four 20-mm. cannon. British Jets Try for Hew Flight Record ' LONDON IfPi — Britain's record- breaking twin-jet Canberra bomber flashed Into the skies early today In an attempt to fly front England to Australia In less than 24 hours. The sleek blue bomber will try to cover the 8,008 miles to Darwin with only three refueling stops — at Fayid In the Suez Canal zone; Karachi, Pakistan: and Singapore. The pjane took off at 8:36 n m (3:30 a.m.,EST), carrying a pilot end u navigator. The present London-to-Darwln record was set in August. 1940, by a Royal Air Force Lancaster, which made the trip in 45 hours 36 minutes, v The Canberra, world's first twinjet bomber, made the first double crossing of the Atlantic in a single Ofay Beautiful ...by avoiding j Monthly Look Ka tell-tale signs on her Face ucLaine cramps, jitteis, bathe; tier no morn Why look oUer, worn out. jittery for 2 or 3 days each month? Why let everybody know your "time" is here! Thousands of smart Kills and women take a tittle Cardui each day to help build new enercy a nd resistance. They look. act. sleep better. f,,l less and less misery tach month. Some even Co through period* without pain after 8 while. Stay lovely all month -ask your dealer tor Curjul. <Say: • •<:,,J-,jl"'^°"). ftH^ *J lliri MONIHLYCRAMPS \Tg*•-.!.H A *J I CHANCE OF LIFE day last August. ' tt The plane, which belongs to the Ministry of Supply, ij being flown to Australia lor secret experimental work at the Commonwealth Guided Missile and Rocket Testing Ranges at Woomera, In the heart of the uninhabited Australian desert The pilot is RAT- Flight Lt. Leslie Morris Whittington, 29-year-old test pilot. The navigator is Flight Lt John Anthony Brown, 30. Head Courier News Classified Ads. Hays Store Deliver we invite you to be among the First to try ower that leaves the past far behind , Close its door and you close the door on Ihe past. The most thrilling driving of your life lies ahead in a new 1953 Lincoln. For power can lake ovcr-olmost everywhere. Touch a button, and power moves nodil in,] W- I' 0 " 1 5Ca ' n °ul USl b " Ck a " d f ° r ' h hUt U[> ° r down ' Sle P down ° n lhe pedal, onJ a 20 3 -horscnower V-8 engine leaps into ac.ion. 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