The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 7, 1952 · Page 6
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May 7, 1952

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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SIX CCC Pays 10 Cents More Than Necessary for Grain WASHINGTON (.ft—The General Accounting Office reportpd to Congress today that Ihe Commodity Credit Corporation paid one Jinn about JO cents a busho] more than necessary for four to six million bushels of wheat—grain the dealer didn't even have on hnnd, This 1949 transaction wuh Candll, Inc.. Minneapolis grain dealers, "dissipated" between half a million and one million dollars, the Jepori Bald, It accused the CCC o( unnecessarily purchasing the wheat at prevailing high cash market prices when it coutit have been "more advantageously acquired" later. The reporl to (he House was prc-| pared by W. I,. Ellis, chief of iu- vesiig«tions for the GAO. The Senate Agriculture Committee is Jiive.stigatmp the case. .Sen.; Aikcn (R-Vt >, a coinniiUce in ember, told newsmen he beliovcti ihr report dealt \viih "money ol the taxpayers that Ls Jo.st ami Kone forever, just like some of Ihe other losses we have been examining in our hearings." The GAO report .safd: "By knowing that deliveries would be delayed. Cargflt was nble to sell short several million bushels it didn't have, with n&surarice that the wheat needed to fill (he contract could be purchased later at a lower price." Foirless Gets New Steel Job NEW YORK </]>,-Px/njaJlim P. Pairless look over full direction of (he nation's largest stec-1 producer todiiy with trie retirement ol Irving S. Olds tif chairmui] of UK- United States Steel Corp. Olds retired yeslerdny from his SSIl.OOO-a-yciir Jol>, nnd Fail less iimnedinlelj' was itium-<( (he new diulrman of the Board of Directors BLVTHEVUI.E (ARK) COUHTER NEWS REA Approves Co-Op Loon for Jacksonville WASHINGTON l.-l'. — The Rm-.ili Electrification Administration has, approved a loan ol $1.315,000 [or; the First Electric Co-opciiUive of i Jacksonville. Ark. ! The money will be used to Mrltm! an additional 300 miles of '.lira! I liens in the 12-county area sei-ved by tile co-op. Manager A. P. Crtnvell .said yesterday. The co-operative, first of its klml in Arkansas, serves 9,570 fnrni homes In Pulaski, Perry, Faulkner. Conn-ay. Clcbnrne, White. Lonoke. Prairie, Grant, Garland and Independence Comities. Students Come Home From foreign Schools JERUSALEM M>, - Many Israel .•.indents now unending foreign nnl- veriitles In ISnrope or Hie United States will have to return to Israel and continue their studies here. Ijrr- i-niifc the Bovenunent cannot i:rant (hem the foreign currency needed. The Hebrew University In Jerusalem and the Haifa Technion are! prepared to enroll (he "homrcom. i crs" provided that the Bovcinmcntj increases IU yearly allocation, fn ex-ccptfotml cases, particularly where local scientific facilities are not iiilficlent, students may con-, tlnue their studies abroad. Read Courier New.i Classified Ads COLD IN THEM THAR BOARDS-Pretl, Helen R«ed prospect! « woodpile believed to contain $20,000 worth of gold It's the flooring lorn up from a fort Madison, la., pen company'! gold nib department. Deciding to move after 32 year, of grinding M-carat fold pen points, lh« companjr ordered the boards burned and thi gold dust refined from the ashei. Your Fur's Best Friend Is Our Certified Cold Storage Om- i-crlilicd nild sl,,rai;o vaults uivc you fttll proU-dion ii K ;iinsl ninth ( |;i m ai;c as well' as insui-iiiu-o ngjiinst loss h> fire or (iicfi. \|| V our wonlon cl«,tlnn K . ynur l,!;,,,kcls. your tlnu.o-'s as well as you, fur im-a-s .It-serve llte l,ost proU-c- tnn . (cttifieit Cold Slorajjc .Call |!lv (hevillo l-liiimlvN-Cli-iincrs NOW f or f rt .,. pickin, service. J lit mimlH't•'.'—I n N. Blylheville Laundry & Cleaners Phone 4418 Median Age 28.4, Pay $7,885 Here in '50, Census Reveals Tf you were 28.4 years old In 1050, rmxl/> $1,885 lh.il year and had 3.21 peison.'j jiojiuJntJjiK your household, yon were ah average BlyUievlJle jcsirfonl, according to the Census Bureau of Hie Department ol Commerce. Statistics bciiiK 'Aliat they are, however, tills nvc-rnge an individual probably was not easy to find. These figures were among a page of statistics received here this moriiliiK and luiscrt on Hie 1050 census In Blytheville. This breakdown shoviud Hlylhe- villc as litwinK a 1950 (xipulation of 16,231. whereas earlier announcements set the lotal M 10.221 Tliesc extra 13 notwithsland- IIIF. females here .still outnumbered males In jssn There were 8.47fi females and V.758 males, according to (he Census Bureau tally .sheet for Blythevillc. More than a quarter of the city's population was composed of Negroes, 4,946 ol them. ID nddl- Hon to these and the 1I.2G2 whites. 26 persons of other races were listed. Age-wise, G9 per cent of the population was 6S years old or older and there were 1,038 children under live years of age. Persons 21 and older numbered 10.149. Among the 5.574 mates I! years old and older, 4.096 were married, and of the 6,270 females of similar age, 4.242 were married. Of the 3,605 married couples living together. 3,580 lived In their own households while 225 shared the households ol others. 'Hie Census Bureau said the total number of households was 5,001 with an average population per household of 3.21 persons. Blytlicville's ,1950 working population—counting persons H and older—totaled G.674. This included 82 1 per cent of the males and 33.4 per cent, of the females H and older. Of these employed workers, however, only l,'f,7 per cent were engaged in manufacturing. {educationally, The level was not so high. According to Census Bureau figures, the median number of years of school completed by persons 25 years of age and older »'as 8.4. When l),e 1S50 censuss was taken, 72.7 per cent of persons 14 to 17 years old were In school. In the 7-to-13 years age bracket, 88.5 per cent, were In school. In citing the education figures »ncl setting tlie median 1850 Income nt 51,885, the Census Bureau said: "'Hie data on education and Income are based on inquiries niadc of a sample of one In five of the whole population." Hie other figures, ft said, are lion °" the complet<! e »umcra- WEDNESDAY, MAT 7, 19S2 Kirs! FJJglif The first transatlantic flight was made in 1 9JS by Ll.-Comm. A. c fiend and a crew of five men In Die navy p|,i, le NC-4, but they I slopped at the Azores before completing the flight Moscow Gets Ko$e Oil In Bulgarian Move BELGRADE (AP) — For years, Bulgaria (wasted a monopoly in production of attar of roses for the world market. To protect Its two- ccntury-old trade in that field, it had banned (lie expert of Bulgarian roses from which the attar Ls made. But Russia sniffed a pretty penny In the offing when, in the guise of protector, it took over domination of Bulgarian economic affairs. It bcnan soon after the war Bending Bulgarian rose seeds hack home for ..laming, and production of the attar. ov. it is Huj-sia'.s turn to boast. The Soviets claim they have become the world's largest producer of the oil from rose petals—a statement recently vouched for by the Russian news agency "T»sj." R^. sponsible Yugoslav sources say Russia also markets Hie Bulgarian es- porls and pockets the profits. Heavy water Is about 10 per cent heavier than ordinary water. .DOLLAR-WIST? THEN IT'S MAYTAO FOI YOU! 129* •„• Adams Appliance Co. Inc. -06-200 W. 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I'rinleii Lawns Values to 98ft yd. • Woven Dotted Swiss • lniii(;cd Organdy Finish 1'rinls • "Saylawn" Printed Lawns 49 C yd- Black & White Store -^j ••<n .r ^ ^fat^^^t^ Hurry, Folks! ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT TO REGISTER FOR . : . America's Most Practical, Full-Size Car AND A Beautiful 12-Piece Set Of Exquisite Silver Plate Holloware Nothing To Do! Nothing to Buy! Just Register tomorrow, Friday and Saturday at your Black and White Store! Registration closes Saturday, May 10 la S p.m. Drawing immediately afterward!

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