The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 3, 1947 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 3, 1947
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1947 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE Peanut Quotas Face Suspension Acreage Allotments, Too, May Go Because Of Need for Food TO Be Adopted ! HOLY LAND WASHINGTON. Dec 3. (UP) — Sm'ctary of Agriculture Clinton P '.Sderson said yesterday marketing quotas and acreage allotments for the 1941 peanut rfrop probably would be suspended because of the world's Increased need for food. He said, however, that a producers' referendum °n the quotas! would be held as scheduled next' -Tuesday because It Is required by law. Other officials said the government 'cannot legally support the price of edible peanuts for the 1948 crop. It farmers fall to vote for the quotas by the last two-third majority. The referendum covers acceptance or rejection of quotas for the' 1948, 1948, and 1950 crops. Tlie Agriculture Department on July 18 proclaimed a 1048 crop marketing quota of 750.000 tons. It said tlieu thai price support at j 90 per cent of parity was contingent upon growers' approval of the quotas. Anderson said, however, that new developments had arisen slnco the quotas were proclaimed. He they Included n substantial In the price of peanut, oil meal, and increased need for in Europe and other a,rcas. , The Department said that s.yd use and Hie Osceola District tlinn In the | announced In the Chamber of Oep- (Contlnued from Page 1) " \rnb Jaffa nnd oil-Jewish Tel Aviv, vhere Anbs suited an orgy of ar- last night similar to the one arllcr yesterday In Jerusalem. Flame's shot 400 feft into the «ky as Jewish shops burned, Neither he Jaffa nor Tel Aviv fire depart- nents would go Into the riot area or fear of Arab'inlpers hiding In .he nllcys and on rooftope. The damage was admittedly great but there were no eslimntes of how mirh properly h»d been destroyed, The damage In Jerusalem yesterday was estimated M more than 11,000.000. Casualties yesterday were aeven Jews and one Arab killed, nnd S« Jews and six Arabs wounded. The violence hid been Increasing since the partition was announced Saturday night and was expected to worsen. The holy men ot Al- Aziitu- university, fountalnhead of Moslem learnlnc, called upon the Moslem world yesterday to decliie a holy war upon the Jews. ClilckiuavrlM district. The. cott for Ihc Jnll here was $4,167, which compared to W.3M.OO Iw'thc J»ll m Osceola. v More mtrrtaje licenses were Issued in the-county clerk's office in Osceola lhau In I)lyllicvill«, the records reflect.' During IMt & total of 1,347 licenses were Issued In Osceola, while the figure here was only l,m FRANCE MISSCO AUDIT (Continued from Page 1) state and federal An- gestions that the referendum be cancelled In view of recent price and food supply developments. Livestock ST. LOUIS .NATIONAL, STOCK- .YARDS. Dec. 4. (UP) (USDA5 — LjVjfctock: Wigs 12,500, salable 10,500; niar- Jcet fairly active, with weights 160 Ibs. up 25 to 50c higher than average Tuesday. Lighter weights unevenly 25c to SI higher; spots up more, ows barely steady to weak. Bulk good and choice 180 io 300 ibs 26.25-2C.50; top 02.50; Lillian Beswick. 23, as she arrived In New York from London, enroute to DruinrJRht. Oklahoma, a suburb of Oklahoma City, where she is ;o be adopted by the mother of the boy Lillian would have married had not death Intervened. Her fiance. UJS. Air Force Gunner Ernest Elaine Clark, died in a German prison camp. (NEA Telephoto) Pear Production Total U. H. production of pears averages 30,000,000 bushels u year, with about two-thirds of these be- niB produced in California, Oregon, and Washington. deals on good steers at 2G-20, about steady. Common light weight slock '160 to 170'ibs. 25.50-26; 130 to 150 i stcers"stcady at 16.50. Heifers and Ibs. 23.50-25.25; 100 to 120 Ibs. 20.- mixed yearlings, in moderate to light supply, finding active sale at fully steady prices. Good 25-27; medium largely 1750-23; cows active 50-23; few to 23.50- Sows 450 Ibs. down 2525-25; over 450 Ibs. 245025. Most stags 16.50-22. . _ Cattle 3,700, salable 5,000; calves; j and firm; good beef cows 1719. calves 1,500, all salable; liberal sup- with common and medium 14-16.50; ply of steers of about 40 loads, I canncrs and cutters 10.90-14; largc- meeting slow inquiry early. A lew ly upward from 11. training from sources. Emoluments of the office* ot slierlfl and collector, circuit clerk, county clerk and treasurer more than, paid salaries uf the elected officials and their deputlea and * total of $23,702 wu paid Into the general revenue fund from thl» source of revenue. The tax collection division ol the sheriff's office in 1946 was charged with responsibility for collection of $1,010,631.71 in taxes which included $441,533.18 on real estate; $157.944.09 on personal property; $*!,250.07 from corporations, and $309,- 16X32 for special improvement districts. Collections were good with only $3,717.14 lost In taxes through sale of delinquent land sold to the state; and $36,937.39 lost through nonpayment of personal taxes. The collector remitted. $303^31,85 to special Improvement districts. $43,941.12 to treasurers of municipalities within the county; and $136,696.17 to the st*te treasurer the proceeds Irom the 6.5-mlll levy by the state on real and persona" properly in all of the 75 counties In Arkansas. The audit showed that the cost of feeding prisoners in the county jail was considerably greater for (Continued Irom Page 1) de la Concorde to the assembly. AM traffic wa« deloured from a wide area around the awembly, and all streets were cleared. Meanwhile (he bloodiest outbursl of sabotage of the itrlke wrecked * null train outside Arms, killing at; least'20 persons according to official reports. Spurred by word of the wrcct which authorities Attributed to tho Communists, (lit National Assembly at once enacted a law authorising the government to Jail and flno ob- •tructlonlsts preventing workers from going back tg their Jobs, gchuman I'ropoiaU.rxs The assembly In early morning session armed Premier Schuman with two more sectlons'of his emer jency progmn, teuvporarly suspending .two articles of the penal code, and adjourned until this afternoon. The. wrecking "of the Arras train was denounced by the transport ministry as Indisputably sabotage. Other'French officials snld It-was desperate act of terrorism by the Communists aimed at giving thn death blow to nn Incipient bfick- Lo-work movement which had begun to cut Into the nationwide wave of paralysing strikes. The saboteurs unbolted 30 feet of rail on n curve three miles outside of Arras. The mail train, speed- Ing over the last Inp of the 100- mile Journey from Paris, careened off -the roadbed. The first three coaches were crumpled and the fourth was damaged badly. Putting the final stamp of sabotage on the wreck, the signal light had been blocked so that the engineer wou|d roar Into the breach without warning. An . apprentice engineer r»n to Arras to lummon help. Emergency crews were summoned, and ciit into the twisted wreckage to lake oul the bodies and the injured. The flrsl word of the wreck was itles, deputies retorted o Ihc charges of ComtmuvUt aabo- with n counter-charge that his WM a "Relchstns Are"—a rt!- rcitce to the burning ot th» CKr- nun Reichstag lo set up a, draw nun pretext for Nail axumpUon of power. The biick-lo-work movement was irosirssini slowly. Polio* And M- urily guards were clearing striker* tram factories and nil ttalldn* to help non-strikers get back to lt\tlr bs. . i ...•-•••" In Paris, the major lines and stations were working. In Ihe provinces, uboluge was Impeding operation*. The Lyon-CirenoWo rail service was broken late last night when electric Installation* wero cut near St. Priest. Assembly Ad» Quickly ' In Polls, mall distribution wu almost back to normal, Supplies were coining back Into the bbj markets with stendlly Improving transport. Police and security guurdn occupied the fivc-UUc metallurgical plant In Lille, And worker* were going back to their jobs. In several coal pits occupied Monday by security guards In the area of Valenciennes the miner* were buck "t work. Municipal funeral worker* 1n Paris sllll were on strike. Sanitation employes were" on strike, but'iroops using army vehicles were denning some- streels. 4-H Dairyman Wins Honors At Stock Show cuio^ao. . 3. tut 1 ) — IjcrL D. Ummcl o[ Cloypiiol, Intl.. w«s only 13 veiirs old wlicn his lather rtlert In I9U but he already hid three, years experience i\s a dnliyriiHii and wns rendy to hel|> slock Expoillion Included: Ellz*btlh Ryali, is, aUowood, On., a 1200 njholarslilp (or needlework project, awarded by the Spin- ncrlu Yarn Co., N«w York. following w*r« maone win manage , Ihe family's herd o[ registered Holftlrln.'i Today Ummrl was awarded a MOO college scholarship for Ills . 4-H work In .dnlry projects. H was the second tcliolmshlp Its has won this ye»r. A $150 »w»jd was finnted him as the prize In a itock show earlier this season. Other awards mule at the 4-H ConEif-vs being held In connection with the 4lHh International Uve- ners of »200 scholarship* awarded by Die Sears-Roebuck roundatloo for tlielr projecln In Improvinf ru-' rni homes: " -•' Mary Helen Barren. II, Olarkx- dale, Miss,; je*ti Ulrabetli Jordan, 19, Rnlelth, N- O.; Betty Bue John- soli. 19, cookevllle. Term. Tile foiling were awarded $300 si-liolnrihlps ns national wlners In the 4-H farm safety contest: Bimrm Jo West, IB, Diaz, Ark.; Guile ''Keller, 1«, Jrtferson, Md.; Annette Qlov«r, 17, Limestone Tenn. •' Cotihcll wlfl ,t» night to cooftm of, CMprg* land OMBtjr January, M W-yeaj>oid . ed.ywtatda^ 17 Capt. JtUfort acting chl»f. Spo Pof/c* Chi»f Namtd HOT, (UP> Ark., D*o. I Stewards to Mwt Member* of the Board at ardu of tlic Pint MctbodM will hold their r*e*otar Thursday'«t 7:>f> pjn., It nounecd today (9 Bamy chairman. . 'nin Hot Apringt City vesUgstlon. Th«r« are 1,000Mb aehod riill«M» in Uw UnlUd StetM with «Mk •*' Impaired h*art|, a»orean« I* ***»• Flour millers In the Pnrls nren wcro returning to work. A number f mills reopened. Jn Toulon, trol- cys stopped this morning In I'e- ponse to a general strike.cnll. In Mni'sellle, hotel, cufe nnd restaurant vorkers Joined the • strllie. Rene Mayer, • minister of finance ntyd nntlonnl economy, announced -he Arms wreck In the assembly. *lon-Communlst deputies leaped to their feel inul demnnded quick passage of the rest of Schuman's emergency program. Just before Mnyer announced the news In the Assembly, the deputies had passed, 402 to 184, the first article o[ the second section ot Schuman's untl-slrllce bill. It temporarily suspended two articles of the pcnM code nnd replaced them with mcnsurcs designed lo Insure "liberty of work" After hearing tile news, Ihey rushed through, 412 to 183, the second article, providing six months lo five yenrs In prison and fines for any person preventing workers from do- Ing Ihelr Jobs. There's a lot going on BEHIND YOUR TELEPHONE in Blytheville... LJ p In the telephone office, the equipment has grown. Installation o£ additional dial twitching equipment is now complete and more than 300 of those now waiting ire having their new telephones connected now. We still are unable to get the amount of cable we need to serve everyone. Next year, as our supply improves, we shall be able to serve the 200 persons •waiting in parts of Blytheville where every pair^of wires to the centra! office is now in use. A large addition to the telephone building is being planned for conslruction next year to make room for still more dial switching equipment scheduled for installation next {all. Long distance facilities will be constantly expanded and improved. An additional circuit between Blytheville and Jonesboro will be placed in service shortly after the first of the year and several new circuits to Dell should be ready by spring. Still more circuits to St. Louis, Memphis, Osceola and many other cities are now on order. , We arc spending more than $71,000 gross to exlend and improve telephone service in Blythevillt. Meanwhile, we appreciate Ihc palience of those waiting. P. J. 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