The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 8, 1950 · Page 3
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MONDAY, MAY 8, 1850 New Plant May Help Arkansas Farmers; Sericea for Paper E (AKK.) COUKIEK NEWS By Hurley PershJug PET IT J E A N STATE PARK, Ark,, May 8. <AP)— A plant which ! thrives on Arkansas" farm weary' lands has been converted into a high grade of paper pulp. The cultivation of the plant, scrl- cea, may mean a new industry for ^ikansas and a new supply for the ^j-ion's hungry paper mills. DRvelopninet of the process for converting sericca into paper pulp v.';xs explained at the 34th meeting j of the Arkansas Academy of Silence \dticli opened here Friday. Details of the procc.ss v:ei'e explained by Dr. Maurice E. Barker, head of the University of Arkansas chemical engineering departnient. Mo=L of the research us conducted by four students under Or. Barker. They were Mark fjeseni, Jack Griffin. John Delaloye and Jules llcn- ilrix. Of I.espcdcza Family What Ls .sericea? Dr. Barker described it as a member of the le.spedez:» family. It is a perennial legume which at full pro\vth closely i-escmble.s young riv-M- ixrtiom cane. HP explained the process lor reducing sericca to paper pulp this way: First the ."talks are cooked by a modified sulfale process. After sev-I eral hours in the vats the stalks are reduced to n substance resembling rough tobacco. This then is plarcri in a beater, a machine that works like an electric mixer. After several minutes in the beater the fibers arc separated and the sub- stance'is ready for processing into paper. All Grades of Paper Barker said all grades of can be made for sericca. w includes a high grade of rayon. Scricea grows best on waste or bud of poor soil content, explained Dr. Barker. After the second year the olants grow to a height of about six feet. Harvesting the crop does present a problem, s^ys Dr. Darker, but It Is easily overcome. The plant has to be chopped down by hand. The problem is passage through a field of mature sericca. Dr. Barker said the plants grow so closely together that 1L is hard work for H person to force his way through a seri- cea field. - ' One of the advantages of producing the plant is that the soil is improved after a harvest. The reason: at maturity the plant's leaves nnd small stems fall to the ground, adding needed minerals nnd the roots add nitrogen to Use soil. Yield Could Increase He estimated thnt the yield of corn ami cotton could be increased nj£rly five times when planted in s<Wp on which sericeu hns grown for-five years. The cost of planting sericeu? pr. Barker said it is almost negligible when comparer! with the price paid for paper pulp. Seed for an acre of ground costs about $10. Yield from the acre Is about two and one half tons of dry stalks. ; CRACKER BARREL" KICK-OFF - A nationwide "Cracker Barre Campaign" got underway in Philadelphia, witb little De" oral, (feed becoming the Hrst person to sign a petition for better government, a, her mother, Mrs. Franklin Heed, watched Watching the proeoodmgs, left to right, are: Arthur Kaufman RoLnrt U Johnson, aalional chairman ot the campaign, and Uncle Sam portrayed by Edward L. Elliot, Soldier 'Dies' 5 Times from Stabbing TOKYO, May. 8. UP,- -Daniel N. Stoecker. 19. "died" fives limes last week but is still olive. The Phillips, \yfs., soldicd owes his life to a combination of luck and surgical skill. He >.vas admitted' Saturday to Tokyo General Hospital with n knife wound hi his heart. Doctors could find no pulse and no blood pressure.' pened four times. "When the stitching was all done," Anderson said, "the boy's heart stopped ns;ain. it only resumed pulsations after 15 minutes of massage." Four quarts of blood plasma were fliven, Hospital authorities said Slocck- et's condition today was "v e r y good." He still was in an oxyecn Woman Once Accused as Red Spy Dies OXFORD, Kuglnild, May 8. (,!';— Miss Agne.ss Smcclley, 50, American writer widely known for lipr reports on Clilim, tlirrt In a inirslHu liome here Saturday, II was announced today. Miss Smeclley ivas accused la.st year in ;1 u. 3. Army report of !»i"K n Soviet spy but the charge la ;pi' was withdrawn. '''lie British Press Association said she died in an Oxford nurs- i"B home. 'I'tie Mi.ssourj-Dorn newspaperwoman v.'n.s a nnincd n Soviet spy by the u. a. Army in a report of a 'varllme Soviet spy ring in Japan. Later the Army said it lacked proof and should never have made. such a charge against Miss Smedley. NOTICE Notice Is hereby given Unit thu undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of -the state of Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense beer at retail on the premises described as 106 N. Broadway, HlS'theville, Mississippi County, The undersigned states that he is n dti7.cn of Arkansas, of good moral char.iclcr, llmt he has never teen convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude: that no license to sell beer by the imeier- sifneil Jias been revoked within five years last pust; and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating (he laws of this sttUt, or any other slate, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application is for permit to be issued for operation beginning on the 1 day of July, 1950, and to expire on the 30 day of June. 1951. Welch Foster Subscribed nnd sworn to before me this 5 day of May 1950. E. Ft. Bryan (Notary Public My CommLssion expires: March 25. 1951. signed has been revoked within life years last past; and that Hie Undersigned has never liecn convicted of violallni; the laws uf this •••tale, or any other stale, relative to the sale of alcoholic honors. Application is for permit to bu Issued for operation beginning on the 1st day of j u i y , U5U| am) to ex- Dire on the :io ,!ay of j ulle , 1551., Jr. Chamber of Commerce Billy Joe Gean me this 8 day of May 1950. Subscribed and sworn to before PAGE THREE Mrs. Mnrsr.aU f}lacka7d The Egyptian city of Kal.un Nnhlrv Piibllr* fittnnt 1 riArt u ft «_„ , .NOTICA OF FILING OK APPLICATION- KOR LIQUOR PERMIT Notice i.s hereby given that the uiidcrsiRnert h:i.s filed with the Commissioner of Revenues geon. began to operate. Anderson' healthy said he discovered an inch „ wound in the right auricle, the chamber tl.mt receives blooi! from the veins. Several quarts of blood had drained into (lie chest cavity. Each time he took a stitch to close the wound, Anderson snid, Stoecker's heart stopped beating. Each time the doctor gently massaged the heart five minutes until it resumed beating. That Imp- This could be sold for about $15 a ton. A plant lo convert the nlnnl to paper pulp would receive between S80 ami Sl<k* a ton for the pulp from' the paper mill. He estimated cost of a plant capalilc of turning out 200 tons of pulp a day at 56,000,000. Slid! n iHnnt, is needed in Arkansas, said Dr. Barker. Tile academy winds up its session • today with the election of officers. Army authorities said Stocker was slabbed by Pvt. Robert K. Smith of Richmond, imt. They said both men stated they were "just playing." Army investigators are studying the case. NOTICE OF FIUNr; OF AI'UCATION FOR LIQUOR I'lill.MJT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail on Hie premises described as 112-We.st Main St., Blytheville. Arkansas. Application is for a permit to be issued for operation beginning on the 1st day of July 1950, and to expire on the 30 day of June. 1951. Buford Martin 5-8-50 and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail on the premises described as 100 N Broadway, Blytheville, Arkansas. Application is for a permit to be issued for operation beginning on the 1 day of July 1050, nnd to expire ou the 30 day of June, 1951. Welch Foster 5'8;DO NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned lias filed mill the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense beer nt retail on the premises described as 300 K. 2nd, Blyfheville, Mississippi County. The undersigned states thnt he b a citizen of Arkamas, of good moral •haracter, that he has never Ijtcn convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by tlie umtcr- Never, in all Packard history, has a new engineering feature equaled the success of Packard's new and exclusive Uhnuuatic Drive! 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