Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on November 13, 1957 · Page 15
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 15

Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, November 13, 1957
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Wednesday Evening, November 13, 1957. AG DEPARTMENT: Farm Income, Prices To "Stay About Same WASHINGTON (UP) - The Agriculture Department predicted today that farm income and farm prices will be "rriuch the same" next year .as this year. these forecasts: —Gross income to farmers may be up a little due to slightly larger sales at about the same average prices. - ,— •• |jiiv.c;>. The department also said farm ,,„.„ . , atput in 1958 could "equal or ex-! .~? a » , " ?"» '"""I?- _ h ° W ; fewer acres are put in the soil bank. A bumper 1958 crop would' add to existing large farm surpluses. These predictions came on lop of the monthly crop report issued Tuesday. Equals Previous Record The next-to-last production estimate for the year showed: A 1957 corn crop of 3,333,000,000 bushels, third largest in history, together with a record corn yield of 46.1 bushels an acre; a soybean crop of 491,000,000 bushels, 8 per cent higher, than last year and 81 per cent above average; sorghum grains production of 527.000,000 bushels, more than twice last year's crop and more than three times the average; and increases over the previous October forecast for rice, fall potatoes, tobacco, sugar beets, sweet potatoes and apples. Estimates were lower than last month for output of peanuts, dry beans and some fruits. The. department said the present index of total crop production for 1957 is 106 per cent of the 1947-") base'period. This is the same as a month ago and equals the record reached in 1948 and 1956. The department's view of the 19581 farm outlook was presented 5n two publications—"The Demand and' Price Situation" and "The Agricultural Outlook Digest." Supplies Heavy, Demand High Department economists gave; farm income generally unchanged. —Supplies of farm products will continue heavy. —Demand will continue at the high 1957 level. —Charges for marketing food will rise a little more, thereby further reducing the farmer's share of the consumer's food dollar. —Exports will fall below t"ie 1956-57 peak but will stay high, —Prices paid by farmers will edge higher with increases likely to come mainly from higher interest, taxes and wages. —Demand and supply prospects indicate no big change in the level of farm prices next year. —Feed grain crop carryover next October is likely to be 57 million tons, largest of record and 10 million tons more than this year's carryover. —A bigger hog crop is in prospect with prices "appreciably" lower next fall. FIVE DIE IN FIRE MILAN, Italy (UP)— Five persons 'burned to death Tuesday njght at nearby Melegnano when the gas tank of a motorcycle'ex- ploded and set fire to a farm house. Authorities said the blast occurred when farmer A n g: e 1 o Agazzi, 41, used a lighted candle to look into the engine of his cycle. The explosion ignited the house which was gutted. Firemen found five charred bodies in the debris. WASHINGTON SCHOOL PATROL WINS SAFETY BANNER SCHOOL PATROL Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Fifteen Request UN Supervise Korea Voting UNITED NATIONS (UP)— The Republic of Korea called today for the withdrawal of Communist armies from North Korea and a U.N. supervised election there as the simplest way of uniting the divided country. The proposals were set forth by Dr. You Chan Yang, the ROK ambassador to Washington, in a speech prepared for delivery this morning to the U.N. Political Committee. "The time to act is now," he said. "It is already later than it should be. My nation cannot much longer endure being half slave and half free." Denies Division Yang denied there were "two Koreas" and said Korean ueople were "one of the most homogeneous on earth". The terms "North and South Korea" have absolutely no meaning, he said. "If the factor of foreign aggression is removed from the northern provinces and the people there are allowed to express their will freely, the reunification *iil come about as easily as the water in a cubicle will interflow and intermingle when a wall of division within is removed. The debate opened Tuesday Overseas LONE GIRL STUDENT-Rona Lepine, 18, is the only girl among 5S engineering students : in the new college training : program jointly sponsored by Pratt Institute and the U. S. Naval Shipyard in Brooklyn, N. Y. It will take her five years I to get her degree in electrical engineering. After that she I plans to continue to study to | receive her master's degree. 'with an unsuccessful Indian-Soviet : effort to win a non-voting voice for Communist North Korea. Rep. .Walter H. Judd-(R-Minn), speaking for the United States, called 'on "the Communist side" to give ;8 "satisfactory accounting" of the j whereabouts of 450 American Shown above is the Washington school safety patrol, which was ralei) first among Logansport patrols for the month of October. • The Freight Conferences said * u'nless group, which is in charge of Richard Copeland, was presented the Junior Chamber of Commerce banner award, which wilt be kept at the the commission acted to improve school for the coming month. Patrol members are, first row, left lo right, Honey James; Lee Murray, captain; Gerry Streavel and Carolyn : tne present rate structure from Ranee; second row, Mickey Smith, Teddy Jones, Robert Hardt, Neil Wood, -Jimmy Wright and Jerry Ann Smiley; and third row, Kathy the shippers stand-joint "you may Swishcr, Diana Bolen, Linda Wallace, Jerry Hettinger, Tom Lyons, Robert Bannon and Linda Petrocchi. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) ~ - ' Great Lakes Group Discusses Plans For Advisory Body CHICAGO (UP) — The Great Lakes Commission was expected to discuss the creation of a "fourth seacoast" advisory group in a closed business session today. The commission was reported ready lo act on recommendations "fourth seacoast" body to insure competitive freight rates for Great j Lakes ports was among the most made in an open session Tuesday' pressing linancjal problems of the would render a historic service to the' region as a whole. Reports' the commission received indicated the present un- as well seaway.' servicemen and 2,270 other allied j soldiers, mostly from the ROK | army, known to have fallen into i Communist hands. | The assembly takes up disarma- ; ment, again Thursday and the West was working hard in hopes not bother to open the of reaching an agreement, before ithen, by Harry C. Brockel, commission, area, vice chairman and port director of Milwaukee, Wis. 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