The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 19, 1940 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 19, 1940
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'TUESDAY, "NOVEMBER 19, 1940 BLYTHEViLLE (ARK,) COURIEK"i*EWg Where Food; Commodity Stamps Are Used Little Opposition To Metlv od Of Distributing Surpluses Encountered . By BRUCE CATION NBA Service Staff~(5orreBpond«nt WASHINGTON, Nov. 18. — The famous food stamp plari, 18 months old on Nov. 16,. has roiled up quite a record—and it's still growing to beat the band. So far, this plan has cost around $35,000,000 and has" brought food to upward of 2,000,000 Americans. It has takeii a pretby big Dice out of the farmer's surplus foodstuff problem; tod. In September, for instance, the stamp plan caused the purchase of 2,500,000 dozen eggs, 500,000 heads of lettuce, nearly 16-000,000 pounds of flours 2,000,000 bunches of beetSj carrots and celery, and upward of 14,000,000 pounds of Other cereals and vegetables. " What it'll be doing in the near future is even more striking. On its- present, schedule, the stamp plan will be serving 5,660,000 people by the middle of -the coming winter. It will then be costing around $10,000,000 a month; Oper- 'ating on that scale, it is figured to increase the farmer's annual sales of butter by 70,000,000 pounds; of eggs, by 80,000,000 dozen; of pork by 175,000,000 pounds; : of lard, by 70,000,000 pounds—and of fruits and vegetables, by unestimated carloads. • FUTURE DEPENDS ON CONGRESS The plan's operation is sih'iple Blue and;orahge stamps, in 25-cent , denominations, are printed, in a city or county designated for the stainp plan, any person certified as eligible for relief is entitled to buy a certain amount of the orange stamps^usuaily 'a dollar's .worth per week. When lie biiys them, he FOOD STAMP AREA FOOD STAMP AREA. CITY ONLY COTTON STAMP, AREA Surplus commodity map shows where food and cotton itampfc are in use iu U. Manila Society-^Personal Banquet to be held Nov. 21 at the local Methodist church.' Plans were made, for the purchase of a new tbve for the parsonage. At the close of the meeting the hostess, assisted by Mrs, E. G. Fleeman, Mrs. Robert killiah and Mrs. Louis Townsend served refreshments. ••'•.' /The W. s. C. S. will not, meet ^amyucu. ui kjrreen Jforest Ark , next ,,^' idfiy because of the banquet: arrived in ..Manila Thursday' night AU memb ^s are urged to be presto 'make their home Rev Camp- i ? nt Nov - 28th whcn thfe Society will bell is .the new pastor of. trie Meth- | meet at the home of Mrs. H. Poe. odist Church taking the place of Mrs. 6. M. Campbell and Rev. Campbell of Green Forest, Rev. W. J. LeRoy who was trans- fei-ed to a church-in Fort Smith, Ark". ... Mr. and. -Mrs. Lacy Adams of Walnut Ridge, Ark., are the guests this week of Mr. and Mrs. George S.;;Snider; , . . /.. ,' : Fred Wright of Cleveland, Miss., is visiting friends and relatives in Manila this week.- Ben 'Nichols of Maiden, Mo., is visiting his brother arid family Mr. and'Mrs..Sitney Nicote in Manila. Mr. and Mrs. Morris -of Any grocery store m hL, locality value in the purchase of food, with. •t'He: : stipulation that the blue stamps can be '•spent" only for foods officially designated as surplus commodities. idea is that this helps move surpluses which the farmer can't .sell, arid also, ge-ts /food'into the hands of people who can't afford to.,jiuy air they need to eat: • ""atrd 1 Washjiigtoti^entire" state's IiaVe been : designated' as" food . stamp areas/More commonly, counties or individual cities are designated. So 'far-224 such cases have been designated; of these; about 190 are now ' The future of the stamp plan depends on now'much money Congress votes ' for its operation. So far Congress has been highly favorable to the plan. Although it's an outright subsidy, it operates through normal trade channels. The government neither biiys nor sells. The wholesaler, the retailer arid the distributor all share in the profits with the farmer. DEFENSE BOOM A FACTOR Big question right now is what the • defense boom is going to do to the relief loads throughout the country. If these shrink materially there •_ will _ be less need for the food stamps, arid curtailment may be in order. ' It's easy to figure possible maximum costs, assuming relief roHs don't ^shrink and that .Congress ultimately orders the plan extended all over the country, stamp plan costs 50 cents per week for each participant. There are now 20.000,000 •people in the country 'certified as eligible for relief/ Experience so far shows that about three-fourths of these eligible participate in the p)an. | If it were extended to all reliefers: then/ it would serve about 15,000,000 people at a cost of $7.500.000 a week, over 530,000,000 a month, or ^390,000,000 a year. Pull the Trigger on Lazy Bowels with hert laxathrt,c*>nNn«| mtf, syrop papswi to mike it agreejWe and e*sy to take When constipation Brings on acid indigestion, bloating, dizzy spc ii Sf ~is coated tongue, sour taste and bad breath, your stomach is probably "crying ihe_Wuc3 because your bowels don't IV 0 ^:-- calls foe Laxative &cnna to pull the tng^cr on those lazy bowels, combined with good old Syrup Pepsin to make your laxative more agreeable and easier to JSKC. For years many Doctors have used pepsin compounds; as agreeable earners, to make. other medicines more palatable when your "taster" feels easily upset. So be sure.your laxative contains.SjTup Pepsin. Insist on Dr. Caidu-cH's Lhxativxj Senna, combined with Synip Pepsin. See how wonderfully its herb Loxath r c Senna wakes up lazy nerves and muscles in your intestines, lo bring welcome relief from constipation. And see how its Syrup Pepsin makes Dr. Caldwell's medicine so smooth and agreeable to a touchy gullet. Even finicky children love the taste of this pleasant family laxative. Buy Dr. CaldWirs Laxative Senna at your druggist's today. Try one laxative that vv-on't brm? oil violent distaste, even when you take it after a full meal. , ola Wednesday where she attended to business interests;" Mrs. Morris Gamer who has been visiting her parents.. Mr. and Mrs. A.' Scott in Manila for the past week has returned to her home in Sikeston, Mo. Mrs. Judge Harmon and Mrs. Orin Green were in Memphis, Term. Tuesday. They carried Orin Dan, the small son of Mrs., Harmon there to have, his -'tonsils rerhoveU. "Mrs: A'irginia Mead has accepted a position as commercial teacher in the Lake 'City high school. Her home is in Maniia. _ Misses Doris Bmghanv and Aihia Bremer are visiting friends in Little Rock. ( Ark., this -week. • G. W. Tipton left Sunday to attend a State Theatre ConventionJn Little Rock. He was accompanied as far as Searcy by Mrs. Tipton, who .will stop there, fora visit with her daughter, Edythe, who is a student at Harding College. • * * • • ' • . . w. s. c. s. : •'•''• : A large number of the memb'eVs of the W. S. C. S. were present for their meeting Friday afternoon when the Society met in the home of the Society president, Mrs. H. M. Fleeman. . ; Mrs. G. Mike Jr., was the leader for -the monthly program .which was "Investing Our Heritage in Personal .Evangelism,", She led the worship program "which was followed by several talks on the herit- Eirtliday Tarties .A large number of relatives 'and friends surprised Mr. A. T. Pierce Tuesday with u birthday, dinner in honor of his birthday. The dinner was at his home. . Littie Roberta Golden was entertained with a party in honor df her ninth birthday Wednesday afternoon at the home of her" aunt. Mrs. Bert Ashabranner. A large number of guests were present: 1- sjl • Mrs. •- Morris Garner Honored ., Mrs. C. H. Ashabranner, Mrs. Vincent Lay. Mrs. Dean Poerce and Mrs. James Moore were hostesses at a. party and shower-given Th'tus- day afterriori for Mrs. Morris Garner at the home of Mrs. C. H. Ashabranner. , : As the guests arrived each registered .their name and gift in a beautiful guest book., Mrs. James Moore was the promoter of the entertainment lor the party, which was a.variety df games. Mrs. .Grover Snider and Mrs. H. D. .Robinson presented Mrs. Garner with a large assortment of gifts. Refreshments of salad/cake anci coffee, were served by the hostesses. Mrs. Garner is the former Chloe Scott, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Scott of Manila. She now makes her home in Sikeston, Mo. Scout News Boys r - • -.- • Girls Vocational Students Earn While They Learn Students in the city high -school who are taking the diversified occupations course started last Spring are how making $2 to $5 weekly in their positions with local firms at- same time they are attending ' " ; There are how 28' students in the class who study subjects in which they are most iriterested as means of making a livelihood and ' thef. work part-time .in .positions 'here in which this knowledge can bt used. '';•'- Tlie entire class, accpmpahied bj' the instructor, George Gpnhell; made a : field trip to Merhphiis reciehtlj age of the W. S..c. S. of the where members .visited the yoca ^eighteenth, nineteenth and twenty tiona i schools and the. alfpoft. ceritiiries; TlVese wefe given by Mrs. .^ photograph, of ..the group wa: C. H. Ashabrahher, Mrs. John Mor- published in the Memphis Pres. ris r Mrs. L.' E. Mobley, Mrs. Fred 'Scimitar. Needham and Mrs. Jack Tipton. The meeting was closed with prayer by Mrs. A. J. Burton. Mrs. H. M. Fleeman presided over the business meeting which followed tlie program. Reports we're heard from the secretory, the pro- grain and the hostess committees. Final plans were discussed for the The Council Budget The-Eastern Arkansas Boy Scout Council through its Finance. Committee and Executive Board has developed a budget of $9,400 to cairy on an expanded program of Scouting^ during 1941. Blytheville is an integral part of the Eastern Arkansas; Council and Scout leaders of Blytheville have had a pait in the prepaiation of this budget which is necessary to maintain an active. Scouting program, In order to inform the citizens of this community of the scope of the program President Jas. Hill Jr. has presented some detailed infoimatioh regarding the budget. The basis for a budget, of course, is the program and in order to be most, effective is developed so as to serve and enrich the program for the boys in the Troops undei thr v plan of Executive iupcrvklon and service. One of the most essential needs of the Eastern Aikansas CouV>cr is training. Scoutmasiers-. need constant help in developing programs and accomplishing their-objectives. Training courses in ttie Elements of Scout Leadership Troop operation and Troop, camping are conducted for these'Scout- ers. For these courses, and to supply equipment and' incidental ,"J$»K penses $150 has been' bi\dgcted/V"^ Certain special activitias are conducted each year on a district and Council : basis such as , rallies and the Annual Scout Circus. Fifty doP-' lars lias been budgeted for these, activities. " ' - T' J ]7 Cubbing is the young boys pro^ gram—nine through 11 years of age-^-and ilnce there will be a substantial increase in Cubbing jn the Eastern Arkansas Council during the coming year $25 has been budgeted for promotionar material to be used iii organization of Cub Packs.' Camp Frierson is the Council's year round camp and has been developed to serve all the Scouts of "he Eastern Arkansas Council. Fine progress has been made in the development of this camp but further improvements are •essential-during the. coming year to insure a full camping program. The Council has budgeted $1,000 for necessary improvements. The Scout Executive is the dynamo behind the program. It ir Expert Radio Service Home and Auto Radios All Work Guaranteed Phone 676" Montgomery Ward CALL FOR ^2 every UHL of jfas—Tank car to your c*r. (Tctraethyl Gas) JOYKER OIL CO. U. S. Hirhmur 61. North 24-Hco? S BEST FLOUR FOR FINEST RESULTS through th^ Executive that the program is planned and directed to give the boy* a satisfying experience in the troops:under the leadership of the Scoutmaster. It takes skilled leadership • to - put on- training courses, conduct ciVmps and special "ctivllies. this-Us ..the job of the Scout Executive, The saiivry of the Scoiit Executive is budgeted at $2,400. T}]e same holds trlie with regard to the Assistaht Scoiit Executive except tliKt ho do«s not have the administrative responsibility of the Scout Executive. The budgeted salary for the Assistant Executive k In order thai, these Scout Executives may travel the area nnd make their influence effective throughout the Council, a (ravel allowance of $900 ei\ch has been budgeted, So that proper records of boys' service and ndi'rmcement In scouting may be kept, and correspondence with the field Is malhtauicci, secrutary is rcfiulrcd In the office a.i all times'. The Scout office ir the service station to Scout leaders and when the Executive is u way the Secretary can answer many requests. Seven hundred twenty dolhxrs hni; been budgeted for this position. Rent, teldphohn and telegraph has been budgeted at fc'24p and experience has shown this amount necessary lo carry on the \voric In this Council. Stationery, office supplies and office equipment has been budgeted at $315 nnd this i:; u reduction over the year 1940. Postage required to keep Scouters infoimrd and keep \ip tha normal correspondence with Scout leaders has amounteri to $300 and the same imount has been carried for 194L The local Council charter fee It $50 and the national quota $150 At the suggestion of local Councils the quota plan was adopted, A portion of the rcglorml field expense is annually allocated to each local Council and in return the CouncP receives constant service and visits from the regional and national staff members to »s«>isl in finance campaigns, organization develop merit, piogramming nhcl the maintenance of standards. The_ Council's participation lithe Retirement Plan for Scou' Executives Is essential to attrnc' the highest type Seoul Executive.' and $200 is budgeted for this item The Council and the Executive? both, contribute. In order to effectively laisc the budget each year some campaign promotidnal material Is necessary and $75 has" been budgeted for campaign expenses. The Council hrid an operatinf deficit amounting to $400 as a result of the operation of the ciimr las' summer and this deficit liar been Included in the budget, together with an item of $25 for miscellaneous expense. ^ The Council Finance Committee 'under the leadership of Chili-mar "A^. Carlson of Trurhann is endeavoring £6' completo the campaign ir every comrniinity throughout the ,Council before, the end "of November in order that the Council may 'go, forward -with the program outlined. Italian Rpbfn Ready PriTStiURGH (UP)—The Italian, room, llth in a series of nationality classrooms being equipped „ in the University of Pittsburgh Cathedral of Learning, will be opened soon, according to university . officials. Official dedication of the classroom, however, has been postponed because the room will not be completed until early next year. Wert Optometrist "HE MAKES 'EM SEE* JM iMAof Stan Phone 540 NEW HEATER SENSATION DRIVES HEAT BY FORCE'. 1941 IS OUTLINED <Cbntlnuwj Prom No. &—Commending efforts of Ihe Arkansas Corporation Commission to eliminate discriminatory freight rat**, and the activities* of the state commisftiohei- of revenues in working out reciprocal truck license agreements with other states, and urging the secretary of agriculture to "use the power delegated to him by the Agricultural Act of 1938" to ing about, lower freight rates, No. 10—Uiging "adequate nuances" for agricultural educational institutions and agencies in order "that they more effectively seive apiculture in co-operation with" organised farmers." No. 11—Reaflliming the bureau's; position on rural health find US, supovt of Amendment 26 of 1935 authorizing counties to issufc bonds for the Conduction of hospitals,' arid "a program of hospitnlbsation, the details of which shall bo left to Ihe officers nnd fnembers of the Board of Directors, be provided for Fnrm Bureau members." No. 12—Sponsoring of legislntlon to have the ditties of the feed and fertilizer inspector transferred fiom thfc &tate Department bt Revenue to the state Plant Board. No. 13--Pletlgtiig its pniiicipation in nil meritorious plans which would result in the increased use of cotton and the sale of cotton on a net weight basis. No. 14—That prison labor n6t be used entirely in competition with farmers and that "it be so utilized that the upkeep of prisoners Will bo divided among seveial industries." No. 16—Urging the enactment of legislation which WohUl make Uniform grading find labeling of fruits and vegetables mandatory. No. 16—Pledging support of the Arkansas Livestock Show Association, ahci urging the appropUatlon of sufficient funds to help finance ihe show for the next two years and accepting "the responsibility of sponsoring such legislation," No. 17—Pledglng support of Arkansas Panh Bureau In bringing National Jersey Cattle Show to Memphis, Tenn., in October. 1941. No, 18—Authoring the bureau to Sponsor legislation to provide equitable regulation of conditions governing the production, handling and marketing of dairy products. No. 19—Authorizing the 1 sponsor- shit) of legislation to piovidc for an adequate Bang's disease contiol ptofcram "6At*tfictdry"' to the dtlry industty, aha providing for* in^ tJwnnlty for condemned dairy eat- No. 20-^Authorizintf the ipoojor- ship of legislation for rttatnt funds for the purpose of adverttelng rice and for the finding: 6f new u«e« fot rice. i No. 21—Urging the appropriation of funds by the 1841 General Assembly fo muUjh fund* of the Bu- 1 reau of Biological Survey for the eiadlcation of rodents and predatory ahlmals in Arkansas. No. 22—Proposing art amendment to the by-lnws of the Farm Bureau regulating the selection 'and hurh- ber of delegates and membcrc of the Board of Director*, , Seven Director* Picked Directors were elected from eoni gre<>siona! districts as follows: First—chaites Coleman of Osce- ok and W. T. Jones of Madison; 2nd—8, C. Mack of Newport; 3rd— H. S. Mobley of Piairie Grove; 4tti --John H, Hobbs of Rudy; 5th—Rby fyilson, O7,ark; 6th-<Joe C. Hardin of Grndy, nnd 7th—H. L. Joiner, Magnolia. TOP PRICES PAID FOR SOY BEANS CORN RUSSELL BARHAM'S RED TOP GIN Phone 373 North City Limits On Highway 61 island of Tasmania lies Jusl ol Australia, BUT TOUR HOUDAT LIQUORS A WDCES ;''BY,fHE,CAifr"'' AND SAVE MONEY LIQUOR SHOT 1078. 2nd ' rJM* l \ • X"^; •<?.' " COMPLETE UNB OF OFFICE SUPPLIES DELTA OFFICE SUPPLY STORK R.R. and Alfa 8W. COAL Bkfh Grad*-L«» Frlci Farmer's Gin & Exchange Co* 6tt luropa 5 Timtt Easltr, * Philco . brifl# yoU tioiul new intentions -^» new kind <rf Oremu , Br«*d Ridio Circuit, Built-in Ameticui' tad Overkts Aerlsl Sfstem, moVt f6r the mooey indudihj Philco XXL in« Tubb, Electric .push Button Tuning with "On Off" oihets/And hu them. See it Authentic Ptriod Dttign Dlends equally well wilh tntEaue br conrw- tiounl furniture styles. BxqiiJiitely designed in costly, highly-figured Wulniit woods, hand•rubbed to a piano finish; controls covered with * graceful butt Wtlnut lid. 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This>»«W b« a tottl of 180 minutes a month, ot 3 hbftw. 1 Md«r t«wW^ t b^injr 660 Wall appliance, this wooW i^Bit-ln^*-t^A*^ of 2 Kilowatt-Hours per inontSt &&rtg-ti§dKv^(^6^ watts x X hours eqflals 1980 watt|i oi ajm^t i Kijfe Jjtts)- The average rate ^per Kilowatt-Hoar -Js 5^" . Therefore, to use your ekctric toaster 6 MiMi&: per. ' day, 30 days per month would cost only 1 ft. (fc Kfl^ "• watt-Hours * 5c equate lOii). tin't that I tiTtf Mil for so liltte? , - , . - Ctecfruc S&w&eJk Cheap.!

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