The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 25, 1955 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 25, 1955
Page 14
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, U. S. Pork Purchase Program Aimed At Sagging Hog Market WASHINGTON (AP) — The government has come to the aid of the sagging hog market with an 85-million-dollar pork products purchase program. _______^___ Secretary of Agriculture Benson """""""^—•^— announced the program yesterday Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton (12:30 quotations) Dec 3297 3304 3285 Mar 3185 3185 3155 May 3106 3106 3076 July . . 2953 2972 2925 New Orleans Cotton Dec . Mar . May . July . 3295 , 3187 , 3108 2862 3303 3188 3109 2970 3280 3170 3078 2938 330 3170 3102 2968 3301 3182 3102 296' Chicago Wheat Dec .... 1995s 200i' 2 May .... 197% 198% Chicago Corn Dee .... 125% 126^ May .... 132 Vs 133% 199''s 197'A 126 132 Chicago Soybeans Nov . Jan . Mar . July , 233 & 237~'s 239?h 238 235^/4 2323, 239 236'•' 241 3 4 239 239 237 1261J, 133'4 237 3 i New York Stocks A T and T 179 1-4 Amer Tobacco 76 1-2 Anaconda Copper " 66 1-2 Beth Steel 157 Chrysler 95 1-4 Coca-Cola 128 Gen Electric 48 Gen Motors 137 7-8 Montgomery Ward 905-8 N Y Central 46 3-8 Int Harvester 36 7-8 Republic Steel 49 1-2 Radio 44 3-8 Socony Vacuum 58 1-2 Studebaker 11 Standard of N J 135 3-4 Texas Corp 110 3-8 Sears 103 3-4 U S Steel 57 1-4 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, m. J -(USDA)—HOgs 11,500; lower; bulk: 180-240 Ib 13.60-85; grade 1 210-220 Ib 14.00; 140-170 Ib 12.7513.75; sows 450 Ib down 12.75-13.00; mainly 13.00; 450-550 Ib 12.25-75 boars 8.25-11.00. Cattle B,000; calves 1,200; open Ing sales choice yearlings and ligh steers 21.00-23.00; load 900 )b choice mixed yearlings 23.00; util ity and commercial cows 10.5013.00; uanners and cutters 8.00 10.00; utility find commercial bulls 12.00-14.00; good nnd choice veal- and said it will bet?in "as soon us practicable." He esinvmeui would continue through next August. Benson said he was acting on the recommendation of his Hog and Pork Industry Advisory Committee. Hog prices now are about 30 per cent below the level of a yea ago. These prices recently droppp under $14 a hundred pounds .Midwest markets. Benson told a news eonferenc he thought the government pu chases would help stabilize the ho market and might "hold the line, He said the roughly 170 millio pounds of pork and 30 millio pounds of Ifird to be bought woul be used in the school lunch pro gram, by charitable institution and by needy persons. He sai none would be bought for govern ment storage. N'o Price Support Program He also made it, clear he ha no plans to start.a price suppor program for pork and lard. H> said it would be too expensive. He said the new purchase pro :ram "pretty well" rounds oui hi; department's efforts to help holste .he hog market. He said other ma ior recommendations of the ad ,'isory committee already have been carried out, including aniovi to get the armed services to use more pork products. Current low prices, he said, are due to unusually high hog pro duction in the ast few years. He said there was an exceptionally big crop last fall and spring anc that these animals now are coming on the market, depressing prices, but he thinks this situation has just about reached its limit. Benson said the pork products to be bought will be out of lightweight animals and will be of high quality. ers 21.QQ-26.(10; high choice prime 26.00-29.00; cull to 10.00-20.00. i\lK good Wilson Church Names Officers WILSON — The • Intermediate Class of the Wilson Methodist Church elected Paul Whitlock as president of the group. Other officers elected at the organizational meeting were: vice president, John Beali; secretary, Betty Carrol Wren; treasurer, Bobby Burns; publicity chairman, Brent Jacobs; program chairman, Jimmy Whitlock, and recreation chairman. Richard Pratt. The Rev. and Mrs. Raymond A. Dorman are counselors for the group, which \vill meet each Sunday at 6 p.m. for a program and fellowship. COMMUNISM (Continued from Page 1) conference the lesson "taught us at Sunday school" may be the answer to "bloodshed, conquest, hatred and revenge" in the world. "U is H harsh fact," Nixon said, "that religious truth is not yet a controlling: force in world affairs. . . . The need is felt. But it has not yet been met. , . ." In discussing how an individual person can best help in the ideological fight against communism, the panelists developed the theme that religion for many Americans has become a thing apart from everyday life—sometimes, a thing to be kept at arm's length. The Rev. John F. Cronln of the National Catholic Welfare Conference pictured "a division between religion and work, a tendency to make work a religion, quite apart from independent religious values." Austria Hails Occupation End VIENNA, Austria I.-T) — Church bells tolled and flags flew in Austria today as the country formally became free from foreign occupation for the first time in 17 years. Speeches marked the formal end of the 90-day period lor the withdrawal of all occupation troops under the Austrian independence treaty. The last U. S. soldiers, two officers and three enlisted men under Maj. Gen. William H. Nutter, left Austria Oct. 23. The last British nd French .soldiers left yesterday All Russian troops left Austria ii September. BOXED LOCKS-Four-year- old Christine Marie Duval of Detroit, Mich., takes some of her hair out of a washing machine gear box after doctors separated her from the apparatus. Christjne was "helping" her mother with the washing when her hair was caught in the uncovered gears. Firemen took the machine apart and rushed Christine and gear box to the hospital. Bandage covers two stitches in her scalo. Fidel F. Rosalez s Buried Here Services for Fidel Flores Rosalez, 6, who died at Blytheville Hospital Saturday following a brief illness, 'ere conducted at 9 a.m. today, at mmaculate Conception Catholic Church. Burial was in Memorial 'ark Cemetery with Howard Fu- eral Service in charge. Rosalez had been here with his amily for about three weeks. They ,ve on the Gene Bradbury farm. His home was Robstown, Tex. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dominga Rosalez; and eight chil- ren, Esmejilda, Benito, Paulo, lemetrio, Francisca. Dominga, lumalda a-nd Santiago Rosalez. : U.N. Group Recesses to End Atoms Debate UNITED NATIONS,, N. Y. W) — The U. N. Assembly's Political Committee 1 pressed today to conclude iis atoms-for-peace debate as the United States shaped up a revised ^resolution aimed at winning unanimous support for an international :tU)inic ,igenry. \\VSUM-II circles voiced hope that ilu 1 turn 1 V, K, Krishna Menon of j India, ^pun.sor of a rival atomic proposal, <;ave his views at 2 p.m.. both sides would have reached gen- oral agreement. Sources close to the Americans said lare revisions move the United States proposal another step closer to Uie ideas put forth by India and should make it more -palatable to Russia, which has a resolution of its own on the table. Dulles to Visit Austria Capital PARIS (ft— U. S. Secretary of State John Poster Dulles will visit Vienna Nov. 5 and will go to Brioni In Yugoslavia to talk with Marshal Tito Nov. 6, it was reliably learned today. Additional imovmauon on Dulle's plans was not available immediately. He was in a North Atlantic Treaty Organization foreign ministers' conference here when his plans to go to Austria and Yugoslavia were learned. WEST (Continued from Page U point. 2. Both sides are under pressure to prove at the bar of public opinion their Intentions, their attitudes toward peace, and their policies on various specific issues. The deal the West is prepared to offer provides for a security treaty with Russia, demilitarization, of East Germany and reduction of armaments in Europe. Siamese Twint Die MADISON, Wts. dW — Siamese twin girls boni here curly Sunday died lust niRlit. Hospital attendants said the babies Imci only one heart. The girls weighed a total of about nine' pounds at birth. Except bcln« joined at the abdomen, they appeared perfectly formed. Hospital authorities declined ta identify the fiimlly. Head Courier News Classified Adi. BIG THREE (Continued from Page 1) curity in Europe is impossible unless the German people are permitted to come together under a single government of their own choice which can negotiate and. sign a peace treaty for all Germany. Hence, Germany must be reunited by free elections throughout the divided country. Mutual Defense Pact 2. European security: To reassure the Kremlin against another, aggression, the West is proposing' a 14-power mutual defense pact joining the United States, Canada, Britain, France, Italy, Belgium ;he Netherlands and Luxembourg; from NATO with the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, Poland. Hungary.! Bulgaria and Romania. The West .s willing to tie German unifica- ,ion and a European security pact together so both are achieved in parallel stages. 3. Disarmament: The West is repeating 'President Eisenhower's! 'open sky" proposal at the sum- nit conference last summer, offer- ng to exchange military blueprints and aerial inspection rights with -he Soviets as a guarantee against surprise attack. ... 4. Better East-West relations: The West is suggesting that great- r facilities be given for travelers nd information to cross the Iron Curtain. It appeared likely the Western rio and Molotov would make the nost progress on the last item at Geneva. $ 18,671 Like To Have It? You may—if you are the type of applicant we are looking for, SlS.GIl is a conservative estimate of the amount a KROGER employee will receive at retirement affe if he joins our Employee Profit-Sharing: Plan at age 21 and saves only $2.50 per week. This estimate is based on Kroger net profit in 1949 and 1950. Less than one-third of the estimated §18,671 is from your savings. The rest comes from Kroger profits and earnings on "investments. The greater the Company profits—the larger your estate. 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All olitical parties except the Coin- Hini.sts supported a resolution de- aring "grave concern" over Kypt's cotton-for-weapons agree- .ent, with Czechoslovakia, and the ontinueci arming of Iraq by Britain. "These shipments nf weapons, which are a most serious threat to the security of Israel, will be used by Israel's enemies in a war of destruction against her and endanger the peace of the whole area," said the resoluUon. REALLY TINY The young of kangaroos, animals which grow to seven feet in height, and may weigh 300 pounds, are less than an inch long at birth. leds' Military Spending Toid BERLIN f^Pt—The League of Free Jurists reported today Communist East Germany is spending about 8,850,000,000 East marks on its military forces and security police this year. At the western rate of exchange, this would be the equivalent of 420 million dollars. At the official East German rate, it would be 34,020,000.000. 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