The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 16, 1955 · Page 5
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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER IB, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (AHK.) COURIER NEWS PACT FTVB Mechanization Is Adding To US Agriculture Woes By OVID ). MARTl.V Associated Press Farm Reporter WASHINGTON (AP) — Rapid mechanization of agriculture — spurred by huge war and postwar demands — is pouring fuel on a long .smouldering ril't between "small" and "big" farmers. Declining prices of farm products are fanning the feud. Recent hearings on farm prob-,ncxt year's presidential campaign, lems held by the Senate Agnelli-, Machinery, electrification, better lure Committee in major farming seeds, improved fertilizers and the areas indicated thU division may like ar. making it possible to become a major issue — along gvav more and more crops on iew- \vilh farm price supports — in I or and fewer acres. Likewise, new DOLLAR Now In Full Swing! This Week Only! Your Big Opportunity to Save Money on Shoes For Men-Women-Children! Dollar Days Ends Saturday FftfENDir SHOI STOKI leed.s open the way to produce more meats, eggs and poultry with ; less feed and labor. Increased Efficiency This increased efficiency is pul- I tins a .•squeeze on the smaller farni- | ers who do not have the finances to lake advantage of improved mechanization or enough land to justify their use. Largely because of mechanization, crop surpluses have been built ' up. Prices have been depressed. NaturalK', the less efficient produc- ' c:-5 are hit hurdes,t — and they are, in most cases, operators of small- 2r farms. This development has given rise to new damands that government farm policies be designed to pro; tect the ••family-type" farm. Government reports show there has been a rather sharp decline in the total number of farms in ..ie last 20 . cars. It has been accompanied by an increase in the average size of iarms. This Miuation is br'-iging to the forefront dcmnnds of some farm- ?rs.and their leaders that the nation decide whether agriculture is f o be regarded as merely a business enterprise o; as a social ':i- stitution to preserve a rural way j of life. Dominated Hearings ! Conflicts over these two philoso-j j phies dominated many of the Sen-; j ate Committee hearings. Typifying the viewpoint that agriculture is solely a business -en- i terpri.se was the testimony given I by President H. E. Slusher of the Missouri Farm Bureau ""ederation at a hearing at Des Moines, Iowa. "Recognition should be given." lie said, "to the fact that farming is a business and not just a way of life; that as a business, farms have become larger to make mech nmzation practical; that there i: no virtue in, making small farm o; orators any more than in making small business men; that subsistence farmers must be dealt with as a welfare problem and not as a farm problem." Plain-spoken Daniel E. Boodry has farmed 33 years in Goshen County, Wya. Agriculture "can take care of itself if left alone," Boodry said he suggested at farmers "hollering" about the situation should quit the farm. On the other hand came the complaint of R. V. Fitzgerald Jr.. tanner-spokesman for his neighbors in Aurora County, S. D. "We decry the efforts of those who would foist upon the farmer any farm program which will, through economic necessity, place the farmer into the employ of giant | 'corporation' far in s or into the • cities there to compete in the la ' bor pool as an unskilled worker," New Books At Wilson Actress Drops Battery Charge HOLLYWOOD </P) — Actresi Jil Jarmyn has decided not to prosecute screen star Susan Hay ward. who Miss Jarrnyn said socked her Wilson Public Library is cclebrat-j with a hair brush. !n« National Book Week No\, 131 -j'ye been through a huniiliat- Ihrou^'Ii 19, with the announcement ! ji,^ experience and f want to forget," ot" a number of new books lo lend, j MISS Jarnnn told Dep. Dist. Atty. Titles, authors ami classes are: Adults -The Mif-hty £00," Judson; "Jav* California County Going to Dogs? SANTA ANA, Calif. W)—The« w« the "dog" days in the Orange County clerk's office. Yesterday six new applications for incorporation were filed. The applicants: Cocker Bldg. Co., Pomeranian Bids. Co., Poodle Bldg;. Co, Soctty Bldg. Co., Spaniel Bldg. Co. and Terrier Bldg. Co. The incorporators, all m the building and subdividing business, are V. David Lea 1 , in, Anthony T. Sangermano and E. W. Schrader. Explained Schrader, "We're all Party Parade," Hogan;. dog lovers from way back, I've been. raising Irish setters for a long tim« i Van J. Whiteside yesterday. She i withdrew her request for a battery Miss Hay\vard. police Jivp ,, ons ; , ni Know My j Make "The "The SHORT CUT TO POPULARITY— K? -^y Wichlei ignores her pet French poodle in Miami. Fla., to guze at her oilier pet—a llama. She gave the llama a poodle haircut, making the llama her favorite. he said. Similarly. A. Lars "Winter HarveA'-," Nora Lofts;. "Mar- f-.jii'et — The Siory of a Modern Princess." c ™^ or .^ ^^ ^|^| "felejun ^Boat's' i Craft," Minter: "How so »«••'-"• onucis ° | Roosevelt," Weingiisi; and Roosevelt,.. Weingasi; and j Rou-sevelL 1 Knew,' 1 Perkins. Grade School and Jr. High "A Little Maid ol NfiVipoyt," Curtis; "A Little Maid 01 Quebec," Curtis: ''The Chippewa Indians," Bleeker; "Beezus and Ramona," Cleary; "The Tndian's.Secrei World." "Gray- Wolf," Vulcan: "The story of Bald Eagle." McCHina; "American Riddles in Rhyme." Murphy; "FTipsey Fun." Chasiaiii; "Wilderness Pio- j r-ccr," Scephen P. Austin of Texas/' Hoi l: "Pat and ihe Iron Horst:, Angell; "New Americans in ihe 1340s. Angell; "Day of Glory,' Spencer: "The Guns at Lexington and Concord.'' Spencer; "Clan Texas.'' Cummings; "Farm Girl." Beimiist; ', j "Plug Horse Derby." Brock; "Willow j [ Tree Village," Latiimore; "Ellie'si Piablem Dog." Wooley; "Eddie andi , B HcJ . » At i VPal ure in Store," Swift; • myself." Dogs will be more than welcome in the new subdivisions, he said. "Tliree Lme.s Has Sandy," Coming." Turngren; ,e Wild," Berrill. she d rop ped in for corfee 'Nov. 3 at The Wilhon Li bran- is located next i actor Don Red Barry's home only to 10 the Po-st Office and is open each I become engaged in a wrestling Monday and Saturday from 1:31) match with the pajama-clad Miss p.m. to 4:30 p.m. | Hay ward. GIANT WIDE SCREEN OPEN THURS., FRI., SAT. & SUN. NIGHTS Box Office Opens 6:30 — Show Starts at Dusk ' Nelson, mas-; ter of the Washington State Grange, said the. question that should be uppermost in the minds of ~U is "Do we want vo maintain the American standard of living on every type and size of farm in the nation?" "I think that we do." he said. Those who want farming consid ered solely as a business general ly favored the flexible price sup p^rt program of the Eisenliowei administration farm program and a minimum of government regu lation. Bui those 1 who said they u'ante to pre.-.erve the small farms advo I H is Big Deals." Hayw'ood; "Island j t-ated price supports at- either 90] secret," La\\Tence; and "The Secret I per cent or 100 per cent of pariu , of rhe ofri saleni Desk" Molloy. j for all I arm protJucts. Parity the price yoiil of larm progra Only a part of the crops now are Prc-Schonl Group ( "The . Curious Kiuens," Invm;! supported. None of the livestock! "Theodore Turtle," Mae Gregor;! and poultry products, or fruits and I "Jason and Timmy," Scott; "The j vegetables are supported, ! Boy on Lincoln's Lap/' Bc;m; "On| But mo,t of (he farmers would 1 B*ond Zebra," G-cise 1. "A Dogj limii pru-e support aid w what Came to _ School. Lenski: Mrs. | they called family-type farms. THURSDAY & FRIDAY Double Feature —AND— . Tomorrow: farmer-barked program.- designed to help the con Burner. Pern-winkle's. Pets." Thayer; and "Digby the Only Dog," Carroll. Teen Ajers "Passport to Romance," Cavanna: "Teen Age Glamour." Broadaern; " SUSAN HAYWARrJ ROBERT rMITCHUM THE AFFAIRS °f DOBIE Rims Cartoon "Cold Turkev" SAVE UP TO'50 00 Spinet Queen Modern Here's an opportunity to buy a SINGER* CONSOLE SEWING MACHINE at a worthwhile saving Some of these machines are brand new—some having been used as demonstrators or floor models. Mirny of these machines have never been out of our hands and carry our new machine warranty! BUT HURRYI Stock in cabinet styles and wood nnishe* vary. Some on* or two of a kind. Liberal Trade-in allowance. Delivered to your home for a smalt down poym*nt. Tab 24 months to pay. i IVT WITH (OHflDIKf « YOUI SINGER SEWING CENTER 414 W. Main T.I. PO 2-2782 Blythtville, v Arkaniai Flag down the record breaker and take the wheel! We're got these -new '5G Cl/e.rrolrl dcmonttrators cruising the streets to make, it easy /or you to drive the car that shattered the Pikes Peak ream!. When yon see one, warn it to the curb—and lake the wheel, you'll discover all the things that make this new diety a champ! Here's the car that challenged a mountain —and won! The car that smashed the Pikes Peak record—procz'«(/ it. has the qualities that mean safer, surer driving control! Like to drive 'er? Like to see why we say the hot one's even hnltcr this year? Want to sample all the things that make this '5(i Chevy a champ? That's easy. Just flag down one of these new Chevrolet demonstrators we've got cruising the streets—and take over! You'll feel the handling ease that took the twists out of the winding Pikes Peak road. And you'll see what, we mean by record-breaking power. These Chevrolcts are powered by the new 205 h.p. "Super Turbo-Fire VS"—an extra-cost option that pours out all the action you could ever ask for'. So, give one of our new Ohevys the high sign—just, for fun. Watch for us—and we'll be watching for you! THE HOT ONES EVEN HOTTER SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO. 301 West Walnut Phon< 3-4578

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