The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 8, 1950 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 8, 1950
Page 11
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PAGE EttfEM BLYThcyu^LB, (ARK.) COUHTER XEWS Soybean Freight tyjke Hearing Is Set for Tuesday Producers Form Committee to Fight Proposed Increase . 8TUTTQART. Ark., Dec. 8-For- mntton of » committee of soybean products and buyers to flght x an '"port freight increase on soybeans Proposed by southwest line rail- toads was announced here yesterday by Jake Hart?,, Jr., Die chair- rn?n. Hearing on the proposed Increase »ill be held before the Interstate Commerce Commission next Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. In Hotel Peabody. Memphis.. , • Hartz said the 'committee Is urging a strong representation of producers, buyers and other interested People be at the hearing. The American Soybean Association is also opposing the rale Increase and will °e represented. , : . TJie railroads are asking a freight [<• of 28 and one-half cents per hmdred weight on soybeans ship- fed from Missouri and Arkansas to Neiv Orleans. This Is » nine and one-half cents Increase over the prevailing "rale.. : "The rate, it granted, will penal- trophy for his 1685-pound bull, "Star Picture'VI." honlrman Art Killian. At right i» ize producers in the area to Ilia extent," snld Hartz. "It will also mean that the railroads will lose much of tr.e 15 to 20 million bushels of soybeans originating In that area each year to competing barge line, and trucks. "It will place the mldsouth at a distinct disadvantage In competini .to Get Your Equipment * in Shape for the Busy Season Ahead " .: A Almo.1 bilra you khcw it. Ihi limi'*ill be loliLf around lo'i ^^ bo out woildng your fields again. V/ilh Ihe signs already poiniing lhal way. Us a mighiy goad Idea ib »t y oui equipment Jn 1st class condition now. Your Iraclor, disc, plow, planteis end olher lool. will do belter wo,k . . . save mo:8 , imei make mot . mrm«y (or you if Ihey operate ellicienlly. _IU a rule with,™ to ,e. that all equlpmsn, m0 vmg , hru mr •nop dehver, Ih. powibl. field performance. ll' s a Specialized Service . .. a peiMnal Inlerest. O ur mechanic, me balned la keep your Mowey-Harrl. tool, .unmng Ir, "tip-lop" order. They u» only factory in.pecled and ipecili.d'repaii pa,!,. Male a da(. today for a preseason machinery check-up . . . get your equipment In »hap« tatij. i 61 IMPLEMENT CO, N. Highway 61 Phone 2142 S. 4 W. IMPLEMENT CO. Your Massey-Harris Dealer in..[.eachrille YOUR MASSEY-HARR1S DEALER for export business on soybeans Foreign buyers will pk-k them up at points where the freight rate i more advantageous. "We need the presence of al buyers and producers at the hearini to make sure that an action detri mental to the future of soybean: in the mldsouth Is not taken," said Hartz. Life Expectancy Of U. S. Worker Is Up Slightly The total life expectancy of an average 20-year old white mal worker increased live and one hal years betwen 1900 and 1940. but his work-life expectancy rose only two and one-half years, according to report released by Brunswl'ch A Bagdon. Regional Director ol the U. S. Department ol Labor's Bureau of Labor statistics In th< South. The number of years which he could expect in retirement doubled in this 'period— from 2.8 to 5.7 years If this trend continues, the BLS points out, the gap between tola life expectancy and work-life expectancy will have tripled between 1900 and 1975. Consisting of statistics on each age group's role In the nation's labor force and standard life expectancy figures, the BLS's new tables of working life measure the growing gap between the span of total life and forking life for men In trie United-states;'.- • • " The average 20-year old 'white rural worker' in !94o could expect to work alnicst 3 years more than an urban worker, the tables also reveal. The non-white 20-year old worker had an -.average 'future work-life-expectancy almost 0 years less than the wliite worker. Livestock Survey Cards Should Be Filled Out Now The Federal-state Crop Reporting Service has urged farmers who have' received livestock survey cards to'fill: them-out and return them promptly. This Information Is needed to determine, the numbers of livestock on Arkansas farms, the Service Said. . The • Crop ' Reporting SerMcg makes frequent crop and livestock reports to help farmers plan future production and market current supplies. . „• Best Service isCoodCnough for your I EQUIPMENT There's no beller insurance against loss of S ie and money than to give your John Deere uiprneni the best reconditioning service available . . . the kind ot service we offer you. We've equipped our shop xvilh precision tools; thus, our mechanics have Ihe right lools Jor the job. We've stocjced our parts department vrith genuine John Deere Parts, which are made right, to fit right and last longer. Top this with Ihe training our servicemen have received—thorough schooling In servicing methods recommended by John Deere. Thus when you bring your equipment to us lot reconditioning, our mechanics are able to do Ihe necessary work quickly, efficiently, and at the lowest possible cost. It just doesn't pay lo give your John Deer. Equipment anything bul the best of service Call ui ., . soon. MISSCO IMPLEMENT CO. South Hiway 61 Phone 4434 BUY ONIY BENVINf JOHN DEERE PARTS -THEY FIT AND WEAR UKE THE ORIGINALS! Arkansas'New Livestock Law Now in Effect LITTLE ROCK, Die. «. (/p,_Ar- ksnsas new livestock law went Into effect yesterday. The law, adopted «t the Nov. 7 genrral election, prohibit* owners from allowing lirestock »t large on the highways. The initiated act said It was to be effective Immediately upon adoption, but Attorney Genera] ike Mur- T, ru .', td lllat Unt1cr lhe eonstltuljon. effective date would be. • month from date at passage. Violation of the law U a misdemeanor punishable on conviction ay Rep. Jack Clark of Texarka.u* has suggested that the 1951 legislature modify the law to make It apply only to main highways and city streets. This would allow continuance of open range grating In areas traversed by little-traveled country roads, dark said Murry advised him this modification would be legal. Malay at Study New Cult ALOR STAR, Malaya —OP,— A new, strange cult known as the "Seven .Horn-Is" (virgins) Is being Investigated by the government ^r Perils sUte In northern Malays A committee of 11 religious leaders is inquiring into what's behind the cult which seems to promise virgins to all who remain faithful to Its principles. The organizer of the cult Is saia Oil, wliU, BOHNS-Thls $1,000,000 offshore floating oil well drill- Ing rig burns wildly after l.wo explosions set it olire InJurln E 5 1 X work ers at Points A La Hache, La. The well, being drilled by the Richardson- Bass Oil Co., is located about 50 miles down the Mississippi .River from New Orleans. The cause ol the explosion was undetermined. (AP Wire- photo). to have ccme from abroad, possibly from Arabia. Tunn Haji Ahmnd, president of the stale religious council, said leaders ol the cult were committing criminal olfenses by victimizing (he poor and illiterate and asking followers to "surrender their-property to th« cult." Gl Pants Bring Home the Bacon WITH THE FIRST MARINE AIRCRAFT W1NO ;N NORTH KOREA (AP) - A d oz(;ri ] u c k y Leathernecks O r the First Marine Air Wing feasted on roast pork recently. Total price ol the pork: Two pairs of dungaree trousers. While on a mission, they spotted an 80-pound pig and despite the language barrier and lack ot 'trnele goods', a was made. All the Marines • had, besides their weapon*,' were (Heir dungaree trousers —and they proved sutlicient. Holiday Cards Asked for Gl's TOKYO (AP)-The chief of Army chaplains here says Christmas cards will be an Important morale factor with American troops In Korea. They ore "a way of letting the COLD MISERIES YOU OWE ii 10 YOURSHF TO TRY 466 -ITS DlfFERINT t* 666 UOUID-TABim boys know they have not been forgotten," said colonel I. L Bennett, chief chaplain of the Far E**t Command, "and have not, been relegated to the back of the thoughts ol those they love." Low-Cost FARM LOANS k Long-term > SAVE Money wif/i rh« FARM INCOME PRIVILEGE Be SAFE with the PREPAYMENT RESERVE PLAN Iqullahlo iotl»ty Ita*, »ov» tltti* modern fot§. . fur«4. Asfc uft fo/ further detoilt. No obligation. TERRY ABSTRACT & REALTY CO., S1Z W. Wmlnnt Ph.n ttn BljUttTiib You cannot buy this Christmas Tree It's-an exclusive HORGE design, brilliantly colored,.7 Inches high when you pay us a visit. • It's an old American custom. When visitors call during the Christinas Holiday season, they carry away a greeting and a gift. Our gift angel will" be a real addition to your festive Christmas decorations, for it is beautifully designed to express the high-hearted spirit of the season. Just come to our 11 see angels in the window... and say, "Hello, I came for an angel." That's all there is to it. NORGE

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