The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 18, 1956 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 18, 1956
Page 7
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WEDNESDAT, APRIL 18, 1958 BLITHEVTLliB (AUK.)' COURIER tTEWS PAGE SETKlf Here Are Major Points Of 1956 farm Program WASHINGTON (AP) — With the revisions which President Eisenhower announced Monday in a message to Congress vetoing a new farm bill, here are major points of the 1956 farm program as it now shapes up: COTTON—This crop for the third year in a row is being grown under rigid market quotas limiting sales from allotments totaling 17,391,000 acres. The support rate has not been announced, but EiseTihower said it will be not less than 82 V, per cent of parity. That would be 28.75 cents a pound compared with 31.7 cents or 90 per cent of parity last year. • * • CORN—A planting allotment of 13,280,000 acres has been set for a designated commercial MILK AN'D BUTTERFAT — No production controls are In effect. The support for milk used for manufacturing purposes is set at $3.&> a hundred pounds or 84 per cent ot parity compared with S3.15 or 80 per cent lost year. The support lor buttcrfat is set at 58.6 cents a pound or 81 per cent of parity compared with 56.2 cents or 76 per cent ot parity last year. t * • CRUDE PINE GUM—No production controls. Support set a Qesisnaicu commercial yruviu^iiiB: nun viunwuio. kj*»pfi*»v .,~v ~v > area comprising 840 major produc-1 a barrel or 90 per cent of parity Ing counties in 23 states. This com- compared with $34.91 and 90 per pares with 48,842,000 acres allotted a similar designated area last year. It had been announced that only farmers who planted within their alloiments would be eligible for corn price supports. In his message, Eisenhower said the department will announce price support aid for non-co-operators on a level yet to be determined. The support 1'or co-operators will be $1.50 a bushel of 86 per cent o£ parity compared with $1. 58 or 87 per cent 01 parity last year. Previously, non- co-opsrators on the corn allotment cent last year. PERISHABLES — The department has discretionary authority Burro Mascot Ss Prejudice DENTON, Md. Lfi —A substitute donkey named Dusty has furnished a good omen for supporters of George P. Mahoney, candidate for ' nomina- co-opsrators on the corn allotment ^taryland's Democratic program have gotten no price sup- tlon to fte v s Senate, port assistance. The support rate j vta j loney rot ie Dusty, who outside the commercial area is $1.13. \ realiy on f y a burro dou ij lin g RICE—Like cotton, rice is being grown ' under rigid marketing quotas which will limit sales to production on 1,639,084 allotted acres. auction on* nuouea au «. nomination forme: The crop will be supported at $4.50 E TydinK j tr j cd a hundred pounds or 83 per cent an ' d waj tQS ' sed off of parity compared with $4.66 or 8f> __ per cent of parity last year. OH. SEED CROPS—No production controls in effect, except as limitations on cotton affect the output of cottonseed. The soybean support rate is $2.15 a bushel or 75 per cent of parity compared with $2.04 or 10 per cent last year. The cottonseed support is $48.60 a ton or 70 per cent of parity compared with $46.34 or 65 per cent last year. Conway Pawn Shop Entered CONWAY, Ark. (^—Thieves looted a pawn shop here Monday night, bringing to nine the number of burglaries in this central Arkansas area since Sunday night. The intruders took two pistols, a rifle, 13 pocket knives and $225 in Hoover Warns of 'Hermit Crabs' Of Socialism in West Hemisphere to support prices of such perishable items as fruits, vegetables, hoes, cattle, sheep, lambs, poultry and eggs. No supports have been established for any of them. Eisenhower said the department stands ready to bolster prices of these products through purchase programs. These programs remove a Part ot the supply from the market and usually influence market prices. * * * i SOIL CONSERVATION PAY- < J1ENTS — The department is offering payments expected to total • about 225 million dollars to farmers i who carry out government-approv- j ed soil and water conservation prac- j lices. These practices emphasize; the diversion of surplus cropland to j grasses, trees and the like. j EXPORT PROGRAMS—Tlie government is helping to move wheat, j cotton, rice, feed grains, fats and! oils, dry beans and dairy products abroad through direct and indirect export subsidies, and also through the acceptance of foreign currencies of friendly countries as payment. DALLAS Ml — Former President Herbert Hoover said Monday night socialism was partially responsible for eight European countries falling to communism and warned that "hermit crabs" of socialism, are prowling Western Hemisphere countries. Hermit crabs protect their soft uncovered bodies by occupmg shells cast off by other marine creatures. As a hermit crab outgrows one shell It seeks a larger one. The 81-year-old former President, addressing approximately 2,500 persons at the ninth annual Inter- America Bar Assn. meeting, said: "The Red citadel in Moscow Is right now carrying on aggression against the Western Hemisphere by conspiracies among our fuzzy- minded to overtlirow our government." In tracing the extension of communism In Europe. Hoover said some countries fell by force "but Socialists in others decried Communists but Joined them in demanding nationalization of industry and a managed economy." Prince's Auto Up for Sale SALEM. Moss. (*) — Navy Lt. Stephen J. Strlngos, 31, has put up lor sale a custom-made 1951 automobile he says once belonged to Prince Rainier of Monaco. He said he bought the French dela- haye from an agent of the Prince in Paris !a,st year. He declined to say how much he paid (or It, but said he hopes to gel more than $2,500. Smokeless powder was used byj the U.S. war department at Sandy j Hook. New Jersey, for the first time In 1891. Read Courier News Classified Ads. Paint Closeout MM; Tjp*i An* C.l.™ i Price Hubbard Hard war* the democratic symbol and mas- 1 cot, once around an auction sales | arena Monday. | Last week his chief rival for the nomination, former Sen. Millard the burro ride Fire Damages DeQueen Cafe DE QUEEN, Ark, (#1 — A plush $50,000 restaurant here was damaged severely by fire yesterday. Fire Chief Kenneth Price said the blaze at Bill's Restaurant broke out about 4:30 a. m. He estimated the loss at $30,000. Price said the fire apparently started from a faulty thermostat on a deep fat fryer. The restaurant is owned by Eurby Hill. Veteran Engineer Dies MEMPHIS (#)—William Richards, civil engineer who retired tn 1954 after 37 years with U. S. Engi- in West Memphis, Ark., died Richards was the father of Robert Richards, book editor of the Memphis Press-Scimitar. rllie, Id pOCKGU Knives ana ;«ZD in Mtreis m wesi- -m.cnipuKj, fti cash and checks from the pa\vn! of a heart ailment Monday night, shop, said Police Chief C. 0. Hens-! He was 71. ley. Sunday night, burglars hit three business houses in PlummerviUe, including Beavers' General Store, where they got $500 from a safe. T\vo businesses in Russellville, two In Morrilton and one in Conway also were burglarized Sunday night. Conway County Deputy Sheriff Leroy Stell said, however, that he didn't think the thefts were the work of a single gang. 1 [ t 1 1 1 ROTHROCK DRUG STORE Remember us for prescriptions and JACK BUCK JOE GARAGIOLA Brought to you by ANHEUSER-BUSCH, INC. ST. LOUIS . NEWARK • to! INGEKS Budweiser KING OF BEERS ROBERTSON Distributing Co. Blyrhevillc, Ark. 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