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V PAGE TWELVE BLYTJhLUViLLE (ARK..) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, AUGUST 3. 1954 (Continued from Page 1) ers are just beginning: to grasp the meaning of it in terms of their farming programs. Many agriculture leaders have seen it coming for years. Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Benson wanted it instituted in 1953, but couldn't push the program to completion prior to planting time for acreage. This year, farmers plant- ( farm will be figured: This "ex- ed 19.9 million acres of their 21 j pert" says it will be a total of the i 1955 cotton allotment plus other Missouri million acre allotment. They are expected to get 17 million acres for 1955. Next year, they could face another reduction for 1956. depending on outcome of crops in 1954-55 and market conditions. What will these tighter controls mean? From a national standpoint, var- •winter wheat. Cross-compliance is viewed as ious experts see more meat produc- the inevitable result of strict con- j tion which, they say is bound to trols, which is the inevitable re- come form 40 million diverted acres. suit of supports. Still most farmers would rather live with cross- compliance than give up supports of the 80-90 per cent parity variety. More Cotton Cuts Seen The U. S. is neck deep in its surpluses and wheat and com are among the most plentiful. In 1952, wheat acreage was 78 million. It was cut to 62 million last year and is expected to be about 55 million for this next year. That seems a drastic cut except for the fact that only 19 million acres could provide all our needs plus those of our export customers. More cuts are forecast in cotton Commodity And Stock Markets- Ntw York Cotton Locally, County Agent Keith Bilbrey is of the opinion that farmers should plan carefully, taking full congnizance of advantages and disadvantages of livestock, hay and cover crops. Given Alternatives Realizing that most farmers are interested in just what may be pro- crops grown in 1953. If this prediction (and it's only a prediction) turns out to be true, it would mean about 100,000 acres whic will be hunting a job next year in Mississippi County. In 1953. the county had 300.000 acres in coton and 180.000 in other crops. Its Lawrence Hassell Dies Suddenly; Rites Tomorrow Services for Lawrence Hassell. •,,- • 58, who died suddenly of a heart! Mls3oun ' counted on a last minute attack vesterdav about ^30 D m j ann o un cement of federal' drought crop, us Jo'ottoTaT^enn; athIshWea t l28EastSycaSiort f!? «> help.puU hlm__,through in exacted to be^around 4o 000 acre?l wiu be conducted at 10 a m. to^ Missouri's primary election today, expected to be aiouna -oo.uuo acies, mon . ow jn thft Holfc Puneral Home j Short, chairman of the powerful Chapel by the Rev. Louis Em- j House Armed Services Committee, i the ELECTION (Continued from Page 1) when he was attorney general and by an investigating- committee of the U. S. House of Representatives. Faubus said yesterday he went ST. LOUIS (.<?;—Rep. Dewey Short to the school on a limited scholar- le Oxark orator from southwestern i shin nf u/Mfh h» «.-« -^.MO^ H,, thus giving the county a total allotment of 380,000 acres. Some 480,000 annually are put into culti- mert. vation. Will Cut Gross Income This onlv can 'he »ross in the gioss m- come of the county will be reduced along with that of many individual farmers unless somebody can pull a rabbit out of the hat as was the case several years ago when fitably planted on those acres re- soybeans moved in to take up the served for roughage crops, Mr. Bil- ' brey points to these alternatives: Alfalfa, and other hay crops, grass and legume seed, and a pasture-cattle program. has been in Congress 22 years— Mr. Hassell, who had made his sometimes as the only Republican home in Blytheville for about 5o| from tne border state of Missouri, years, had "been in the taxi and i Tnis y ear he was challenged by cafe business here for a number • State Sen. Noel Cox, who sought to of years. He came here from West unseat him with a familiar theme— Tennessee. j "It's time for a change." He said Surivors include a son, Larry i Short had not done enough for the B. Hassell of Blytheville, and two' Agriculture Stabilization and j Conservation service is authorized ] to extend some aid to farmers in making the switch to new crops. have their shortcomings but However, application should be Alfalfa looms as most popular for maf j e earlv farmers of this area, and for many There £ also the possibmty of Gr Cemete- other areas, as well, m all probabili- some of the Sling bei £ g taken ouc j eraj Home fn sisters, Mrs. J. M. Taylor, with whom he made his home, and Mrs. C. R. Brock of Albuquerque, Pallbearers will be A. R. Peek, Lane Nowell, Jack Marsh, Freeman Huey. Dewey Honeycutt, Jack Hawks, Hubert Taylor and J. C. Coleman. Burial will be in Maple with Hnif district. Short hurried home from Washington to meet the challenge. He said he helped get federal drought aid last year and had presented Missouri's case again this year. - Yesterday Washington announced , southwestern i ship, of which he was advised by mail; stayed around for a while but didn't enroll nor take any courses. He said he was elected president of a student association in an organization meeting before opening of a new semester—adding he thought the selection was "engineered" by faculty members who wanted to encourage Arkansans to attend. And, he said, he left when he learned of the "un-American" and atheistic theories expounded at the institution. Cherry had a considerably dif- version in a television speech last night. ,, „ . L . Thus alfalfa prices aon t figure of the regulation bv allowing some) ' . . .,_.., . . , i acreage for adjustment purposes in : p:*__ + ~ D^ T* to oe the highest in coming years. | hardshio cases ; Kltes to ** e Tomorrow This years dry weather, if it con-j One - farmer ' and lon oume ob- j For Harrison tmues, could kick off 1955 with a Mrver of r , he farm scene in lh€ ' deceptively high hay price, but it Graveside servi Oct ........ 3424 Dec ........ 3443 Men 3462 May , 3471 3425 3447 3465 3474 3422 3442 3462 3471 3445 3462 3474 is expected to be plentiful (and cheap) by early summer of next year. However, alfalfa has values other than in the mao^et place. It is an excellent soil builder. In the opin- I ion of most folks, a couple of years - of alfalfa is worth more to cotton county spotted something of a sil- fant son Qf Mf . .. for the in- land than vetch and turned under soybeans. Oct Dec Mch Mav 3427 3446 3464 3470 3430 3424 3450 3446 3465 3460 3474 3469 Therefore, even if the price for hay is-Jiqt too good, some still will consider alfalfa due to its soil build- 3426 'ing prowess. 3447 3464 3472 Chicago Soybeans Sept ... 317 Nov ... 289 Jan ... 292 Mch ... 294 318V4. 289 292 294 310 283 286% 288 312 285 28814 '290% Seed Demand Seen Seeds of various description should be in demand for several years following the new controls. , . „ Just what types of cover and sra ^' ,. Admorable ver lining, however. Sees Sound Basis He said that "we'll be on a sound basis, with less of the speculation type of cotton farming. Everyone knows we must do something about these surpluses and this is about the only way it can be handled right now. "I would like to see a series of meetings which would be signed for explaining the new program to the farmer. We all have much to learn and must begin now in planning for next year. But. though it'll be tough, we should be ready for it in order to keep our support pro- 76 counties — including drought ridden southwestern Missouri—again would be disaster areas, eligible for federal aid. } The political effect was being j measured at the polls today. I Short is one of 11 incumbent con- i gressmen facing the voters and 1 the only one whose campaign stirr- | ed up much excitement. Only one j statewide race was on the ballot. Charges Listed Displaying photographic copies at h e said were excerpts from the Commonwealth College Fortnightly, the governor declared that Faubus: Was elected president of the Commonwealth student body and a member of the school's Disciplinary Committee. Was selected to deliver a 1935 ! COOTER — Mrs. Macie Boothe M'Math Claims 'Transfer Of Votes' In Race LITTLE ROCK (ffl—Still not conceding defeat, Sid McMath yesterday said he had "received" many reports" that his opposition mad« a •-liberal purchase and transfer of votes" in order to defeat him in his race for Democratic nomination for U. S. Senator. Sen. John L. McClellan won re- nomination by a thin 4,00-vote majority last Tuesday, defeating McMath and Paul Chambers of Helea. The former governor charged "that Paul Chambers' final vote is not as large as reports indicate he received in eastern Arkansas." McMath admitted "the returns are official" and that McClellan "avoided a runoff by the narrow margin of some 4,000 votes." He added, however, in his written statement, that the "reported irregularities" led him to believe that McClellan "received less than 51 per cent of the votes cast." MARSHALL Harrison, who died shortly after ! * n thatT ° n f the^incumbent state au- birth at Memphis' Methodist Hos- •"---'-•» «•-•• -* -- pital early this morning, will be conducted at 10 a. m. tomorrow in Elmwood Cemetery by the Rev C. E. Holifield of Jonesboro. Survivors are the parents and a sister, Melanie Gay. Holt Funeral Home will be in charge. ditor, Haskell Holman of Moberly, a Democrat, had no primary opposi- May Day speech at the school on "The Story of May Day." '%"as a member of a four-man delegation from the school's "United Front," which attended an tion. Chicago Wheat Sept Dec 205 208% 207% 210% Chicago Corn Sept Dec 160% 153 15424 160& 153 210% 161 154% grass crops would do best here in regard to seed is questionable. However, vetch and feecue grow well here and should be suitable to raise for their seed. Other possibilities are various clovers, rye grass this this philosophy though may be, many farmers in area are likelv not to take such a calm view of the situation once they see the true magnitude of their newest problem. Italian Climbers Claim Conquest of K2 was resting well yesterday at U. S. Naval Hospital in Memphis where she was hospitalized over the week end following injuries received in an accident here Friday afternoon. Mrs. Boothe was seriously injured and Trade Union Rights" at Chat- j when a large fan -fell oa her hand ! at McClure Cafe here, mangling were ! the hand and breaking four bones. I "All-Southern Conference for Civil tanooga, May 26. 1935. . ~ The Fortnightlv exhibits dated May Day and June 1. 1935. Cherry said that Faubus by his RAWALPINDI. Pakistan L-Pt—An I own statement must have been at Italian mountain climbing expedition messaged today that it has MCCARTHY (Continued from Page 1) nine Democrats—Sens. Fulbright, Chavez (NM1. Douglas (111), Hennings (Mo), Hill (Ala\ Humphrey (Minn), Lehman (NY). Magnuson (Wash) and Monroney (Okla) ber or mern bers who reached the the school in Feburary. Faubus mentioned that an Arkansas legis- conquered 28,520-foot K2-Mt, God-j huive investigation of the institu- win Austen — the world's second j tion was going on when he was Pugh. More than 60 stitches were given during emergency treatment at Blytheville Hospital. With Airs. Boothe in Memphis were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Dennis, Mrs. Ruel Acker and Mrs. Rav highest peak and since the con-1 quest of Everest the globe's highest unclimbed mountain. The message received here said the victory was scored July 31 but j did not name the expedition mem- Feburary. Ntw York Steckt , O*:4i «tt*t*tioBi) A T and T 172% Amer Tobacco" 59 3 4 Anaconda Copper 39 3 4 Beth Steel 80% Chrysler 64 J /4 Coca-Cola 117 3 4 Gen Electric 44% Gen Motors 81 Montgomery Ward 68% N YY Central 21% and sudan grass. Combining of the small grass seeds j «. -, J • J . requires extra care and new techni-| | WO V*OnClIuatCS ques. High losses may result from careless combining. ; Of livestock alternatives, only beef i herds seem practical. " I j Hogs, requiring grain feed, would I not be too practical for farmers jwith no corn history (and thus, no {corn allotment^ or* for those who i do not want to sacrifice their bean These 12 generally argued that top ' the Senate should vote -on the question of censuring McCarthy without any further inquiry. Int Harvester Republic Steel 61 3 i To Speak to Luxora Legion LUXORA — The Luxora American Legion Post will be hosts for a chicken dinner and. dance at the . post at 7:30 tonight. As plans now stand, there will be i Speaking following the dinner no "hogging down" of crops either. { will be Terry Shell of Jonesboro, That is. the farmer can't grow corn who is now unopposed for the Dem- acreage. and turn his hogs or other stock into it and not have it count against his total allotment-;-If he has no corn allotment, he ocratic nomination for prosecuting attorney, and H. H. (Buddy) Howard of Leachville, candidate for state representative. can't plant the crop -under any! Everett Branch and his: orchestra circumstances, and comply with the j of Jonesboro will furnish; music for USDA program. 18 89 3 , 75 67 More Intensive Farming- Due If one other conclusion may be < j drawn from all this, it is that farmers will find themselves farming even more intensively, possibly making wider use of fertilizer and irri- the dance, which will be held in the street at the Hut location. Truckers Penalized Earl S. Christman and W. C. gation, both to raise yields on some i Claxton both forfeited S125 bonds Socony Vacuum Studebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp C ^ rS Steel '4-J 8 i crops and ' f0r some - to insure sum- j in Municipal court this morning on |U -o flr !?-,'? -nier-long pastures for livestock. ! charges of hauling for hire without A big question of the program j a permit while Bud Curtis was finis: how will total allotment be fig- | ed $50 and cost on a similar charge. ured? - i Boat Transit Co. forfeited S50 bond Here's one farm writers opinion j on a charge of having no truck McCarthy, it was learned, canvassed the possibility of trying to kill Knowland's proposal but abandoned the idea. That would have cleared the way for a vote on Flanders' censure resolution, which most senators regarded as doomed. While McCarthy himself voted "present" on the rollcall, his sup porters joined in the move to set up a new investigation which seems likely to keep him busy for some time answering questions about his conduct of investigations, his personal finances and his attacks on other senators, government officials and former officials. McCarthy professed to be pleased good." Contending ''it is imperative we have a vote before we go home," McCarthy added: "This will give me a chance to get these fellows under oath'who have been making charges year after year. I sincerely hope they give me the right to cross-examine." He said he didn't see why it would be necessary to hear more than about eight witnesses, himself and seven senators who have assailed him. He named these as Fulbright, Lehman, Hennings, Monroney. Flanders, Cooper and Morse. Of the senators he named, all except Cooper and Fulbrightsaid i Cherry cited a news- •unt to show that was in ai the May 1 issue of the official college newspaper, he is shown elected to office in the school more than two months after. Feburary," Cherry said. "How could any man, any loyal American citizen, stay among those people, as Orval Faubus did, and become their student body leader and their outstanding ex- California Governor Marries War Widow LOS ANGELES W - Gov. Good-, . r . . ,. ,, _ ,. .. . . win J. Knight and his pretty bride I ruiced on the McCarthy side to of a day are honeymooning "aboard nff ™* AH »™ <: ' rfi«™i.« a i (Continued from Page 1) and the White House, which to m« is -not to his credit in anyway (sic). "He is a good enough ;nilitary strategist to know that he wa* selling out to the Reds. ''I learned to know him better than most people who have not had the close association and can tell you that he would sell out his grandmother for personal ad| vantage; that he would sell out hi* policies, beliefs and standards to maintain his political and military position with the powers that be. "I never missed a one of th« televised hearings of the McCarthy- Stevens controversy. "They came on at 8 a.m., her« in Tokeka. I would get up and have breakfast in the library at (sic) they started—at 10:30 reces s go to the office and be back in time for lunch in the library at 12 noon. "I think Shine (sic), Stevens and Adams made very poor witnesses— I would not believe Stevens or Adams under oath after listening: to them. "McCarthy does not have a very good appearance before the television. But I am so strong for McCarthy's objectives and the worfc he is doing that I found myself defending- him every day of the hearings. "I think he has made the greatest contribution to the American people in alerting and informing them how easy it was the past 20 years for the Communists to infiltrate our agencies and departments of government. "If the threat is so great from the outside as so many of those opposed to McCarthy indicate, then we had all the more obligation to clear our own house of Communists in high places and strategic places—to avoid sabotage and treason if the threat developed in attack from without. "I believe Roy Conn is the smartest guy in the whole outfit—and I am afraid a compromise decision by the Mundt Committee may develop whereby Conn will be sac- a friend's yacht off the nearby coast. The 57-year-old executive and Mrs. Virginia Carlson. 35, a war widow, were married yesterday at Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, J.t-0-U.ti «,AiU. Ll-lCli WULOljtt4.AUAAJ.r-, t-V v, • i . . „ _ ample to be paraded and honored *?.. home ?««*- On P«day they with the Senate decision, declar- they would be glad to testify under ing: "I'm very happy. This is ' oath. on Communist Red May Day, and not sicken in his heart and- raise his voice loudly in warning to the people of Arkansas. "Every item of evidence says that- Orval Faubus was not only a participant but a leader in all this. And yet, my friends, he has flatly denied it. "He has taken his gamble of deception one time too often — and I know that you. the people of Arkansas, now agree." The question of Faubus' connection with Commonwealth was raised last Friday when the weekly Arkansas Recorder asked the move into the executive man- i sion at Sacramento. Knight's first wife Arvilla, to whom he had been married for 27 years, died in 1952. candidate editorially if he had ever been a student there. Faubus said at first without elaboration that he had not been a student. And he accused Cherry of injecting the issue in "whispers." Yesterday Faubus issued a modified statement giving his version of his presence at the school, which he re-read last night. offset Adams' dismissal. "Stevens should be censored (sic) and allowed to resign In ft few months. "As Sen. McCarran said yesterday, I am afraid the greatest and most dangerous result is the impasse between the executive and legislative branches—the executive order of President Eisenhower which sets a precedent for the executive department to challenge the right of the people's representatives—the legislative—and congressional committees. "Again thanks—let me hear from you. "Sincerely, Harry H. Woodring." Repair Funds Sought WASHINGTON iff} — President Eisenhower has asked Gongress for 25 million dollars to repair merchant-type vessels now in the national defense reserve fleet. Sou Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. UP/—(USDA)SHogs 9,500: slow, uneven; weights over 180 Ib 35-50 lower; lighter weights 50-1.00 lower; sows 25-50 lower; bulk choice 190-250 Ib 22.25-60, several loads 22.65; about 96 head choice No. 1 and 2 20.75; 250-270 Ib 21.5022.25; load 390 Ib 17.00; 170-190 Ib 21.25-22.25; 150-170 Ib 19.50-21.25, few 21.50; 120-140 Ib mostly 18.0019.50; sows 400 Ib down 16.50-18.75; heavier sows 13.25-15.75; boars 9.50-16.00. Cattle 6,500, calves 1,500; opening deals steady on steers and butcher yearlings: several loads and lots choice steers 23.00-50 ;a few commercial and good heifers and mixed yearlings 16.50-20.00; cows opening slow, a few deals , steady to small local interests; big j packers bidding unevenly lower; utility and commercial cows 10.5012.75: little done on canners and cutters; bulls strong to 50 higher; utility and commercial bulls 11.0013.00; a few to 13.50; canner and cutter bulls 8.00-11.00: vealers and calves fully steady: good and choice vealers mostly 15.00-18.00; high choice and prime 19.00-20.00: commercial and low good 11.0014.00; culls 8.00-10.00. on how the total allotment of a identification. YOU CAN BUY THIS "ROCKET" OLDS FOR "88" 2-Door Sedan delivered locally; state end local taxes extra. DELIVERY SERVICE Phone 3-4507 Hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. with Delivery to 7 p.m. WOODS DRUG STORE 221 West Main St. WILSON'S TV & Radio Guaranteed Service AD TV and Radio* (home or auto). 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