The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 5, 1949 · Page 12
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PAGE TWELVE BLYTHEVILLB (AJRK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1949 Senate's Agriculture Committee is Still Grappling with Knotty Farm Problem Report Expected From Group in Next 48 Hours By'John Ciudwlck ^WASHINGTON, Oct; 5. (/!>)—The Sen at« :vAgriculture Committee grappled again today Kith the knotty problem of what to do about .farm prices after the'-Senate; hud : failed to find the answer in a day of topsy-tuny voting. Tlie question, was tossed back to the committee last night v.1th instructions to.'return with an an- tvrer within 48 hours. Just what the committee might ' propose w.is In doubt, but Democratic Leader Lucas of Illinois said that whatever It was the Senate would go to work oil it immediately. . ' Will Have Bill ;"We're going (o get a farm bill passed at this session of Congress regardless of how long we have to stay '. here," he said. A series of votes yesterday showed only that the Senate Is shnrply divided over how far the government should go In holding up prices of major crops. • ^ First the lawmakers approved a flexible price support program by a one-vote margin. Then they changed.their minds on a tic, with the deciding Vote cast by Vice President Barkley. Hartley backed senators battling for high-level price props for corn, cotton, wheat and oilier basic crops. In doing so he opposed Lucas and Senator Anderson (D-N^l), former secretary of agriculture.' Anderson, dismayed at the blow to his long-range farm legislation, then succeeded In- getting It sent back to' committee for overhauling Senator Aiken of Vermont, top Republican'on the committee; said he had no doubt the group would return with a bill containing the sliding scale of price supports it firsts had recommended 16 -the Senate. . If so, he added, the issue will h^ve.to be fought_put'all over again on> the-Senate floor, • Aiken declined to hazard a guess on -the pntconie.- But he said that - ff . a bill , continuing the present high support levels should be passed and : signed by the President, the Democrats "would lose the next election hands down." The Anderson Bill provided for supporting basic crops \Mthin n range of 75 to 90 per cent of parity, -^depending on the available supply. "Parity i_s > price intended to give farmers'* fair retuin on \\liat they grow In terms of what they have to buy. Obituaries Homer Infant Dies .The infant daughter of Sgt. nnd Mis. Peter- c. Havner died at birth early this morning at Tidwell's Clinic. -!*uiieral nrangements are incomplete, awaiting the arrival of Sergeant Havner, who is stationed at Keesler Field, Mississippi. Cobb Funeral Home is in charge. ARE YOU ELIGIBLE? - An estimated 500,000 Army and Air Kovce veterans, already awarded the green and white commendation ribbon for meritorious achievement or service, are now eligible to wear the newly-issued pendant medal. The bronze hexagon, with en American bald eagle on. the obverse, and wovds "for military merit" on tbe reverse, may be obtained by applying .to the proper branch of the armed services in Washington. Pickard's Gro and Market 1044 Chickosowbo SWIFT'S PREMIUM " BRANDED BEEF ' We Specialize in Fancy Meats and Groceries We Deliver Phone 2043 Plenty of Parkins Space iwpfnsv***, » y/ t 's.'' 1 iUMgy, 1 w>v. IIJ t I i' '•'•'WW^!?™^t*' f ~ v **^**7^ ff^ ,-V. f *•„ i ? H V- >r \. f " r .- .,i-''Vj, >i /;. ••^ l ,;'- V ^ v'\,; W\ , J 'i s , ',' ^'.'' V ' ' ? "i f*: 1 ^ :.vl5>:^-':;>^V''i- l' ;;x < : CONTEST NEW.'BKinr.K ACROSS MISSISSIPPI NEAR COMPLETION—This is, a view- of the new bridge spanning the Mississippi river at Memphis, connecting Tennessee and Arkansas. Steel work is complete but there is a lot of work to be done In other respects before the bridge will be opened to traffic. (AP Photo). Continued From Page on* northeastward, it will move through Southeast Arkansas and heavy rains nej winds locally up to 30 miles per hour may be expected today ver Eastern Arkansas and Northwest Mississippi, and tonight over he area a short distance to the lorth and east of Arkansas." Thi* Is the second time tn Us l»-ye>r history that the National Cotton Firkin; ConUst has been scheduled by rain. Rain also spoiled the 1945 contest- At the contest committee meet- ng tonight the picking contest probably will be rescheduled for next. Friday, Oct. 14. Rain hurts the National Cotton Picking Contest to a greater extent low than It ever has in the past. Since its conception In 1940, the contest has grown to a: J10.000 to il2,000 operation. Whether the program Is held nslde or out spectators will hear four Western and hillbilly bands the Blythevllle High School band and the principal address by Chester c. Davis, president of the Federal Bank of St. Loins. .. The Clothing from Cotton Bags Two Men Are Found Guilty of Cheating WILLIAMSON, \V. Va., Oct. 5— (If)— Two men convicted of cheat- Ing at cards here have been fined a total : of S19.300 and sentenced to one year in Jail each by Circuit Judge c.:\V. Ferguson. Court attaches said it was the largest fine ever levied in Mirtgo Circuit Court. The men. Junior Mullitt and Oliver Ncwsome, who were" tried in Williamson yesterdny, were accused of -cheating Kiryl Gcorgeff of ?3,8GO in a poker game last May, 3. The West Virginia code provides that anyone convicted of cheating at cards be sentenced to not more than 12 months in jail and fined five times the amount won in 'the shady game. > As Mullit was leaving the courtroom, deputies overheard him tell Georgeff: "I'll come back and kill you." Mullitt was called back Into, court and pleaded guilty to contempt of court charges. Judge Ferguson fined him $100 and sentenced him to' three additional months on the charge. , Egypt Wants Tourists; Revises Regulations CAIRO (/P)—Egypt Is easing her customs regulation in an effort to attract more tourists—particularly Americans. Henceforth tourists can bring In all personal effects without payment of duty. These include cameras, radios, binoculars ' and typewriters which formerly. were subject to duty. Personal jewelry also is exempted if the tourist "sighs a statement listing it upon arrival- The same procedure will hold for' foods, perfumes and tobaccos. There'will be no limit on the amount of gifts and souvenirs manufactured in Egypt which tourists can take out or the country. A social Tourist police force has ; been set up. Tourists can have es- [ corts from it dnruig their travel if they desire. UN Children's Fund Gets Food to Europe Hospital Houses Girls - CHAMPAIGN, III. (/IV-Nine girls with permits to. enter I he' University of Illinois solved their housing problem, temporarily by staying at 'the McKinley Hospital here when they couldn't find rooms. Wedding Recordings Are "Portraits in Sound" EVANSTON, III. -(/]>,_ Art Foy figures wedding pictures are o.k ns far as they go, but they don't go far enough. So he has gone^intb tlie business of recording the words and music of tlie rites on a tape recorder. He calls them "portraits In sound." Sometimes, of course there aH difficulties. •"Once," lie says, "I had the mlke~ 111 place, tlie music started and thi bride came down the .aisle. It .wa: a perfect ceremony until a barkini (log interrupted the soloist. .Ther an airplane buzzed J( the church a fire siren drowned out the couple in tlie midst of their vows." • U.S. Gets India's Ore I NEW DELHI, Inilln—</!>-India', exports of manganese, mi important dollar earner, have been step ped up sharply this yenr. The Com merce Ministry reports . exports'-'In the first eight., months totale. 384,000 tons compared with 194,56 tons in the .same period last year Much of the ore goes to the Unite. States for stockpiling purposes: LAKE SUCCESS — Wj_ The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund moved five 1 thousand; tons of food and goods to nine European countries in one week to mark its second anniversary. ' Tiie shipment was for needy child- j reu in \var-devistated countries. 1 It included 15 tons of dried milk I and 19 cases of penicillin from the United Slates, is million vitamin capsules from Canada, and milk, margarine, meat r and soap from New.. Zealand. More Controls End WASHINGTON, Oct. Housing Expediter TIghe E- Woods announced todny termination of rent controls in all of Texas and In 1-1 other areas, including four Missouri counties. Tlie actions in Missouri, effective immediately .included Newton and Jasper counties, except the city of Joplin; Grundy mid Livingston counties, except the city of Cliillt- cotlie. . :• . . STUDEBAKER YOUR CAR IS HERE! 1949 Sludehaker Commander 5 - Passenger ^J Coupe, fully equipped wilji rnclio,.heater, overdrive, and many more accessories. ^f ,' • • 1947 Chevrolet 2-door Sedan, this car is in flQ_EOi>d condition and the price is low. ^^1916 Mercury 5-Passengcr Coupe, radio, hcal- •*•- er, and seal covers. See it today. Q 1946 Studebaker Champion .i-door, a beautirul peacock green, good tires, body and A-l motor. J 1!)41 Chevrolet 2-door Sedan, clean 'as n pin t^ and in excellent mechanical condition. M Chamblin Sales Co. fi^ w LU o 3 h- ISl 'Railroad and Ash Phone 888 S T U D E B A K-E'R Fashion Show will' b*' 'held. . While it will be Impossible to hold the mechanical cotton pickers' demonstration, the machines will be oh display in the Negro Exhibit Building at the fairgrounds. Engineers from thij three firms will be on hand to explain operation of the pickers. Starring on the program of Weestern and hillbilly enttraln- ment will be Cowboy Copa's and the Oklahoma Cowboys, with Lazy Jim Day. copas and his:crew are from station WSM's "Qrand Ole Opry." , The marksmanship exhibition by Herb Parsons will depend on the weather. . Bauds from the following schools have accepted invitations to participate In the parade: Arkansas State College, Jonesboro, Maiden, Mo.; Warden, Mo.; Paragould, Dell and Blythevllle. Bands from Jonesboro Junior High School and Osceola High School may also be on hand, they have indicated. If the parade can be held, It will form in the 600 block on West Main Street. From there, the parade will move east to Franklin Street and then turn north to Walnut Street. It will proceed west on Walnut to the Court House. A judge's stand will be located in the 200 block on west Main Street if the parade is held. There are approximately «6,-[ow words in toe EngUih Unguag* ' touisviut,». SOUK IAA5H KEKTUCKY STRAIGHT BOUKBON V/HISKEY . 100 PROO THE STORY OF TEN LITTLE FREE WORKERS THESE ARE THE WORKERS REDOV DOCTOR RAILROADER MINER 5TEEUWORKER FARMER LAWYER GROCER SAIESCLERK REPORTER Ten little free workers in this country fine and fair. Bui if you cherish your freedom— worker have a-care/ Ten little free workers — Reddy was doing fine Until the socialists got him—then there were nine. Nine ]iff]e free workers laughed at Reddy's fate" ''"'•'. * Along came federal medicine —(hen there were eight. I DANCE Wednesday, October 5th Bobby Cullison & His Orchestra $1.50 Per Couple Dancing Begins at 9:00 Phone 6695 for Reservations The FLY INN At the Air-base Eighi JitfJe free workers thought this country heaven But the government took over the railroads, then there were seven. : ^ & ^& • '<& .••".&'. tl Seven Ii((]e free workers—'fiJJ the miners got in a fix. Unde said coal's essential and tooJc over Jeaving six. Six little free workers 'till the day did arrive The steel mills too were tederalized —then there were five. Five little free workers—but the farmers are free no more The /arms have been coMecfivized— -that leaves only four. Four little free workers till the government did decree All must have tree legal advice —(hen (here were (hree. Three little free workers—the number is geiling few, But with government groceries setting food—(hen there were two. Two tilde free trorJcers—our story's almost d"one, With, cleiks at woik in federal sloies —thai leaves only one. One Trifle free worker—fhe reporter son-o/-a-gun Mustn't criticize government—so now (here are none. Ten JiJfJe workers— but they are no longer Iree They worJc when and where ordered, and at a fixed rate And it til could have been prevenied it they'd oaty seen tit to agre* And work forether instead ol saying "X nerer can happen to ARK-MO POWER COMPANY.

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