The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 27, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 27, 1947
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TUESDAY, MAY 27, 1047 ••' ^ L - ., Hungry Europe Awaits Harvests Food Situation to Be Tight Until Gathering Of Crops in 3 Months Editor's Nolo: what i s tho food for the heavily rationed an peoples two years after Way? For an up-to-date picture, .United Press Correspondent Charles P. Arnot ir, London has coordinated the reports from U.F. Hurcaus across Knrope in the lol- BV CMAKI.KS P. AKNOT Dnilril 1'rrss Staff Corrvspuiulciit LONDON. May 27. (Ul>) - Oov- ernmenl.s throughout. Europe enforced eim-i-Rcncy food regulations toi'.av to nurso their ration-weary C'ounlnes through the critical I luce months until the Summer's harvest begins. If crops arc Rood, there is pros- licct of better eatin;; by Autumn in many countries. Pood exiierts said a widosnrcad crop failure would be disastrous next winter. Experts were encouraged by recent ruins in Europe, cas- ins a Spring drought, Hut planting was slowed bv a .severe Winter, and authorities were war> about milking general crop forecasts. A survey by United Press Bureaus in Europe disclosed general shortages of bread, grain, meat ami rats. There was n dull monotonv of diet almost everywhere, bill only scattered evidences of severe hunger—by current standards—and no actual starvation. The most extreme situation apparently wr.s in Germany. There have been sporadic lumber strike. 1 ; « cl demonstrations for more than month. Jfiore 's ">e current, situation by BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUKIEK NEWS Strawberries Bring $7.50 To $8.50 at Auction Sale HARRISON, Ark.. Miiy 27. (UP)•A tolnl o( a.002 cr.iles uf stnuv- bi'i'ries wiM'ii auctioned off nt tlie Flint lloi-k Berry AssocliUIon in '.Mnrslnill Sunday. 1-nevs riingt-u irojn $7.Co to $8.5!) :i cralc lor the (jeni'i'nl run, and the better berries l>routs)it $8 lo $8.50 a crate. Alfred Freeniiiu, president, of the iissonution, s-iid (In. 1 peak lias been reaclH'ti In Scuruy County uiul nbout clghl or 10 days of plrkln,; rciiiiiin. A liii'Bc ninubor of Nortli- i!rn buyers intended tho auction. MYSTERY ENDED I'in-Worms h*v« Ux-n causing troul-U; for ffiituricd. ami million* of vlcUnia hava ik-spi.T:iU>]y suuclit a wny to dt-ul wEtS lliU li[-at Unit llvt-n Inaldo lhe liuinau boJy. •Science haa at last KolveJ Ific jirublem ! ' H !• now uls*) known that Pin-Worm tn- fcction ifprt-aita rnjiiJIy anj cnti cause rvu.ll Jistr.-a:* i( nojrh-cttnl. So bcwure of that! ni:i'rav*tiiiff rvcUl Itch, ami act faut. A»t your druiriitat Jor JAYMC'S P-W ul 0LCi fintl flliin of I'ln-Worma. f-W lii a minlleal- ly BOiinO IrcutJuctit lirunil on t»n utHeUlly nVProvp«l ilruif rrlnclpk*. The t-u.*y-to-UV«» r-W 1ab!o(^ »ct hi u ui'tx-ial wuy lo rumuvi*' Phi.Worms itisily inul KB My. i Ifu i-usy lo rumember: f-W for Fhi-Wormj I; PAGE Services Group Ho/ds Meeting l.l'rn.K KOCK. Ark., Miiy 27. <W>>. .Aikimsus (tclc'uiilos io the 3511] nnminl runvnulon of lhi> In- tci'iuiluiKil Association of 1'iiblli- I'li'Pluynu'iit Em'lcwi arc In New Voik C'lly luday wlioir foiir-<|uy iiiiTifnu bri'itn j-ostiTcltiy. tMiyiiU's «n> Clunk's W. Kii-by. cinii of tin- Arknnsiis Chnplpr iho jjasl three yenrs, IMrlfoy for Gill, Uentnn O. Ifuihlng uml C. Shlpu. nil of Little Rock; iind Tom O.. LumrjiTl of Hoi Springs. The stale chapter, wliicli wu.s 335 Active members, will hold Its un- mial convention here lollottluK the New York meeting. Cilll will discuss "Employment .Service and Unemployment Compensation HrluUonshlps" on 11 forum with three other representative. 1 ). Rushing will lend u panel discussion on "Local Office Analysis niul Fluid (Supervision." Fowlston School of Music \ Is Offoriiig Special Summer Classes PIANO - ORGAN — VOICE Mrs. Dalton C. Fowlston, B. A., S. M. M. 'IVrni starts Juno 2nd tliroutrli Aujrust ol, 10.17. A spooiitl prico for llu> thi'i'i; niontlis (oi'ni in pinno is lunnjc ol'l't'fci!. For inl'orniiilioii, call or wrho— 809 Chickasawba Phone 2049 prefects crops from cultivation damage ,' three-year-old doc owned by Harold Tonilin, of Lake Worth, Tex., is pictured at her favorite sport—cntclring minnows. Given a howl of water and a fcv.' free-swimming minnows and IMackie. will amuse herself for hours. countries: Germany—-Crisis in Western G'er- r.iany was expected to continue :<t least tliroileii June; more demonstrations expected. Official Hrilish- Anierican ration of 1550 calories daily not beini: met largely lie- cause of bread .shortage. Actual purchase rations down to 093 calories In .Remscheid, a Ruhr city. Soviet zone better fixed because it includes more grain lands, but travelers repori it below normal. 'France—Premier pan! ftamadier prediclcd severe wheat shortage unlil next Summer; some demonstrations. French beginning to ctil bread made of American corn. Government spokesman estimated that France lacks 14i,000 tons ol wheat for second quarter of 19-17. • PROTECTS YOUNG PLANTS • SMOTHERS SMALL WEEDS • INCREASES ACRE YIELD The Only perforated guard. Tits any laic motPtl ir.icior cultivator. Speed of maor governs amount of dirt gofng through holes. O'/j" elfarante when resting on E TOUnt '- Guard docs not per mil lumps, or ruhbMi to get near pbnis. Gtxcs. fjsicr, htiitr cultivjtiun of co">. pnt^ioes, cotton, tomaLrjus, «ibbjgc, tobacco, soy heans. '6T Implement Co. Carl Wallace Bob Smith No. Highway 61,, Phone 2U? Etjgs unrationed and meat returning to city markets. UHtain on Wartime Diet Britain — Government proir (hat pood harvest might end brcai! Extreme Winter killed thousands of cattle. British about same as wartime, more fresh fruit and fish but bread wasn't rationed during war. Czechoslovakia Grain stocks sufficient to maintain adequate bread ration. Situation comparatively tight until harvest in but not dangerous or critical. RTc.A. supplies increasr/ clifficulty. Denmark — Serious lack meat and potatoes. Lots of luxury foods oil sale. Danish export program partly responsible. Queues of housewives shopping longer than wartime. Norway—General su. nation good but Ttiie monotonous. plentiful, Tats sufficient, but shoiiu^os of; dairy products, vegetables and fruit. General feeling Ls tliut th? .situation is better than could be expected la view world shortages. Hungary—Situation critical, crop in doubt. ..Ateeiice of rationing system increased difficulties. Wheat and flour now rationed for firU time but, free market still operates. Bulgaria Recent rains broke the third serious drought in thi-je years. 'Bread ration i educed in mid-April. Crop outlook uncertain. 'Poland—Government and relief officials consider situation critical until first ^rain harvest in July. Diet in urban areas around' 150D calories level. Tail-end of U. | N.R.R.A. shipments arriving lo lie situation slightly. Italy—18-17 wheat harvest predicted 30 to 40 per ccnc below 1543 : crop because of severe Kpi injT slorms. Prices of postfv, the No. 1 i diet staple, eggs, meat and other! foods jumped sbnrply sinre Del Gasperi Government resigned two' weeks ago. Food demonstrations c^- j pocted. j Austria Official ration still 1553: calories l>ul authorities worried. r.b^ut maintaining it until Ir.irvest. I Crop prospects considerably better thr.n 19-10. Approaching end Famed Scientist Fatally Injured on Mountain Hike PIKEV1LLE. Tenn., May 27. IUP? —Dr. Glenn A. Millikan, 40. in- ternalionaHy-known scientist, expert in aviation medicine and head :t* of the Vanderbllt University Physiology Department, died yesterday from injuries received while mountain climbing In a remote section of the Cumberland Mountains in nearby Van Burcn County. ATHLETES FOOT ITCH NOT HARD TO KILL. IN ONE HOUR, If not pleased, your 35c back al nny drug store. TE-OL, a STRONG fungicide, contains 80% alcohol. IT PENETRATES;' Heachcs MORE to KILL the ilcli. Today nt Kirby Bros. Drug Borms Co. MAKE PLANS NOW To Attend The Blan Heath Auction Sale Starting May 31st Corner 5th at Main Streets EVERYTHING GOES You Name the Price! Starts 9:30 a.m. with Donald Howard And His Smiling Hillbillies DOC DEAN Auctioneer NEW DODGE THE CAR THAT'S REALLY NEW * * * Style leadership with performance qualities not known before. Nearly a quarter million owners now enjoying this new world of Fluid Driving experience. Your Choice on Easy Terms—Come In HUBBARD FURNITURE CO. 307 East Main Phone 519 TIIK /.OIl'BSr PHICE1> CAR WITH FLV1D-URIVK BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. 217 S. Second Street Phone 422 Come in and equip.your car tor sumrher driving ant! vacation trips. You can't afford to miss this opportunity to buy Firestone De Luxe Champion Tires at n big savings! We need used tires for retread- ing. And if your tires are only partly worn you'll save money by trading them in now. Don't put ,'« it off . . . COME IN TODAY. sv'jra M YOU SAVE 3 WAYS BY THE LIBERAL TRADE-IN AUOWANCS MORE ON W5LEAGE AND SAFETY . . . USE THE CONVENIENT FIRESTONE BUDGET PlAN 0. O. HARDAWAY

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