The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 15, 1948 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 15, 1948
Page 6
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PAGX SIX (ARK.) COUHtES HEWf Wort on Farms ;Mind Schedule * Frequent and Heavy ; Rain* Delay Plowing, ; •'. Planting in State > UTTLK ROCK. Ark., April 18. | (DP)—The Arkansas Wealher iinl i Crop Bulletin said today that (arm i work was » month or more behind [ schedule in the stale and that UIH- , ny farmers were working day and night to cslch up'. Temperatures (or th« w«k end- inf yesterday were favorable for growth, the report said, but the frequent «nd heavy r«ins rendered the soil too wet. for plowing and planting.* - ^ Winter, grain* ore lal« but making excellent growth, according lo the report.-'Fall'.sown oats are particularly pi-bruising, although (here it a shortage of nitrate for top- dressing. Seeding o( Spring oals Is almost complete. Progress, was made during the wwX sh'preparing sced-hed.1' tor plintin; cotton and rice, but very little of either crop has been planted. Ihe report said.' Lespedeza seeding Is almost complete and hay crops are 'mafci'.ig good growth. Fevv.Soybeans Planted Some corn has been planted in •11 areas, with a few parly plnnl- ings up to.stiuids. Much land remains 'to be prepared, however, with little more thu nhalj finish- td in most arm. the report said. Very few soybeans have been planted. Strawberries arc making goo-t growlh. with prospects mast promising In the White County area. (The Crop Reporting Service Tues- d«y estimated this year's strawberry crop at 520.000 crates—one third below last year's production.) The transplanting of tomatoes to fields is Just getting started in Southeastern counties. Radishes are moving to market in Southwestern Arkansas. Tree fruits and pecan prospects «re promising except for peaches which were severely damaged by a March freeze in Northwestern counties and hurt considerably In 1 J the Nashville hlghian darea. i j Farm gardens look good but are i lute. J The -report said the farm labor I situation Ls the best that it haj been •\, since before the war. Tempelhof Chief (NF.A Tflcphn(o) Col. Fred T. Crlmmins, Jr., of Port Worth, Tex.. Is acting com- i mandant of Tempelhof Airdrome lit Berlin. It is through Tompelhof that American food supplies were i fnnnclcd when Soviets stop|>ed rail ; shipmenu. Craighcad Grand Jurors Investigate Gambling JONESBORO, Ark.. April 15.— cUPI — Thf CralRhead County Orand Jury hnrt the eo-ahead sl«n today from JUORO chai'les Liylit, who'recessed circuit court for the rest of the week so Prosecuting Attorney jniuc.i Hale could Join In nil investigailon of gambling Mid Opportunitict for Veterans Listed by Army Recruiting Station .Master Scrgt. Wlmton D. of the U.S. Amiy and Air Fore* Recruiting Station here, today listed typ«c of enlistment* now open for veterans with or without over- wan aervtcc. "Although on Increasing number of enltatee-s are veUTftiu, every day we find veteniu who do not know tlint under recent changes In enlistment regulation*, most of them can enlist »nd choo*e the lyre of duty they want." he suld. One of (lie opportunities for former member* of the Army. Air Force, Navy, Marine corps or Coast Guard Is the chance to enlist In Ihe U. S. Army In a non-commU- sloned grade commensurate with their former military siwclaky anil length of service. Sal. Frascr .said. The grade will be determined primarily by the amount of technical .skill and experience, Heavy rmphnsls Is placed upon technical ability In the new regular Army, I which employs more thon 100 dlf- i.ii .11 >t-Ai.t^tiiiujj MI Rntnng fuid bootlegging In Ihe county, i The grand jury was expected to :call ndclitlomi! witnesses from the • Jonc.sboro area, to -supplement the | testimony given by more than a score jf persons yesterday. I In the last session of court for the week, Judge Light ordered that , Lnfon Alnsworth, Floyd Btocker and Mrs. Elbertln Rice be returned to Craighead County, so their attorney can prepare their defense i Their tvlnl begins Api-ll 26. I Alnsworth is charged with the j murder of rrcd Holder, 63, of Car- mwRy, and the others are charged with being accessories. Editors to Hear Truman WASHINGTON, April 15. (UP)— | President Trillium will make a 15- mliiute broadcast Saturday night before the American Society of Ncwspajicr Editors. Mr. Truman's address will be broadcast by radio throughout the nation. After his rnrilo speech Is completed, he will talk extemporaneously nlld off tho record to the editors' banquet. fereni «t|lli and tr«4«. Veteruu without overiwai experience may enlLst directly Jor the theater, or they may chow otii of the five division! no* In Japan or Korea. • "Another opportunity op«n to veterans without tervlee overseas in enlistment for Initial assignment to units stationed in the United States. They will be guaranteed assignment to these unit* for one year. They may enlist for assignment to any unit within their o,\ Army area In which vacancies l>i their military specialities are open. If they were separated a* officers or noncommissioned officers, thoy will be rwnlbted In advance I grades under prescribed conditions," Sgt, Fraser said. Veterans with service In one of the armed forces since May 12 IMS now can enlist for a minimum of three yeara with the famous 7lli Infantry Regimental Combat Teari » component of the Srd Infantry Division. Men with prescribed qual- iflcatloni can enlist a* noncommissioned officers. Veterans with servlco overseas since Sept. 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