The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 5, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 5, 1947
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1947 BIATIIEV1IXE (AKK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE rm Trouble Brews With Distillers Grain Conservation Plan's Future Causes Concern for Anderson By VIiUTiil Burke (I'nilfd I'rcss Stuff Correspondent) | WASHINGTON, Dec. 5. (UPI — Secretary nf ARiicuHure Clinton ?. Aiidci.son foresaw trouble with some whiskey-makers today as the gov- ' eminent begun tailoring its emergency food conservation progrnm to Tit- long-range needs at home and abroad. *, Anderson, who is chjiirinan of the Cabinet Food committee, predicted "difficulty" in getting the distillers to agree on a plan to limit grain use after tbR voluntary 60-day whiskey - making holiday ends Christmas day. He said one group, faced with Christmas Carols Ban by Educator Causes Furore NEW YORK, Dec. S. (UP)— Mayor William O'Dwyei promised > Ihor- oufih Investigation toitiiy Into an assistant sc)i6ol sifpei'intendoiU's order tanning ceiiaiu Chilslrans enr- ols — including "Silent Night" — from holiday programs in 23 Brooklyn schools. Assistant State Department Probes ^Municipal Officers' 'Intpiration' for Rioting And Attack on Embassy WASHINGTON, Dec, 5. (UP) — The State Department was said lo- day to be Investigating rc|>orta thai Sues Over Appointment HOT SPUINGS. Ark,. IM-. 5. (UP> — A hearing \vn.< hold in Oailand Chancery Court today on I a petition seeking to enjoin George i i LJ. Callahnn from .sorvUi^ n$ chief Superintendent Isaac large slocks on hand, wanted ihe holiday continued to avoid a possible price war. The other group has small stocks on hand, he sairi, awl wants production to "run wild 11 af- ler Christmas. As a result, lie .said, legislation may be required to empower the government to allo- | cate grain use by distillers. [ The Cabinet Food Committee said in a statement that the food emergency would continue at until the harvest next Summer. Grain-saving 1 practices must be continued, H said, to combat Inflation at home and to help meet the export Roal of 570,000.000 bushels of grain "so desperately needed by hungry people abroad.'* It salcl this applied to distillers, brewers, fanners, bakers, restaurants and to the general public- Meatless and dnys must be continued to help keep current high prices from going higher, the statement, said. U. S. Buying VolnLocs Again Brewers will be asked to extend j^lheir 90-day voluntary conscrva- Vtion program beyond the Feb. I expiration date. The program eliminates use of food grains ami curtails use of others. Other developments on the food front: Potatoes — The government wenl back into the potato market to support prices. The Agriculture Department-, which stopped'buying a week ago because it thought consumer demand would keep prices Uj> to the mandatory support levels, said it now was required to resume purchase of Irish potatoes in some late potato states to assure producers of support prices. Eggs — Anderson ducked n news conference question on whethei eggless days would be dropped be fore the period of flush produc tion in February. In the flush period last year the govermnen was forced to buy eggs to suppor prices. Anderson said eggs »ov were scarce and added: "I think $1 a dozen is a frightful price. Butter — Secretary of Commerce W. Averell Harrimau was askc whether the cabinet* food com mittee would recommend that peo pie also eat less butter because o k high' prices. He said from his ow I experience he would "recominciT margarine." Meat — Anderson said he dirin see "how we can get through th Spring" without price controls o meat But he said that, if meat IGSS days were effective, "we migh be able to get by without ration ing." Rjod conservation program — three-man subcommittee of the Ca binet Food Committee took" ovc where Charles Luckman, chairma of the CiliMns Food Commute left off. James A- Still well, spccin assistant to the secretary o£ state \viU serve a-s chairman. Bildersce Issued the order last week; prohibiting songs, dramatizations mrt decorations of "religious significance" for the district in which an estimated '>0,000 of (he 30,000 students are Jewish. Dr. William Janseu, superintendent of .schools, said he believed the order hud been "misunderstood" and pointed out that It "did not ban the singing of all Christmas carols." "Tile order was not ai\U-Chris- tian or nnli-nnylhhiK whatsoever," Rildersre said. "On the contrary, It was given In the spirit of seeing to It thai what Is done does not of- —„ ,_ __ .---- _ ^ <jiu in unit i mm .•>< the wrecking of the U.S. Infomin- of pollco in , ho m tion Services of/Ice in Hnghrtad was i , Communist inspired lho lnjuucllon .suit wus filed )« ., "' . ! ve.storday by State Senator Krm-st Officially, there was no comenIj- Mimp| . hl brha]f 0 , tl ,« Arkiinstw on ihe rcpoiU that CommunUt S Mllnil .t |lrt i ofr | L . m Association. The agitation wns suspected in Thurs- l coin[>ll ii tU c ],arB«l ihat CnllalnuL day's wrecking of the tnfonmition • wns ft])tmln(Pd I)V MllV or Kiin Uirks office, but diplomatic observers U1 vlo ] rtt!tm of Jivil service re 8 ula- sftld that-the .suspicion had been | j[ O]1Si re,» r teQ by Iraqul officials themselves. A few hours after rioters made the U. S. office "a complete shrmibtes," the government o( Iraq offered its ''deepest apologies" for the Incident, promised thero would be no recurrence, and threw a polk-K guard around the U. S. embassy The government also promised "adequate compensation' 'tor the damage done. Mnluvlllu>> llu , clvl | >Scl . vl ,,. I Commission Indicated lhat It will hurt | follow thrnuuh with the mayor's fend the sensibilities of even one child." Mayor O'Dwyer said he would meet on Monday with the president first One, Then Other And Now Both to Get Honors from Democrats WASHINGTON, Doe. 5. (UP) recommend»tIon nnd approve appointment. StrceU'iirs, tinckless Ivollt-ys, and busse.s of Aitierira make the equivalent of 371 trips mound the world daily. honor the anniversaries of bolh Andrew Jiu-ksfm and Thomas Jef- ler.son. PreMdciit Truman is expected lo iiddiess the $IOO-a-plale nlfalr in Washington on 1'eb. 10. S oi ^^A=:^ ^!^"-'^^™ ^ -'«- ! G. Clauson Jr.. and- attempt raighten out the situation. i nprs sponsorod by Mip Democratic 11 Natlonnl Comniillce will he known i Damascus, Syria, is said to le oldest city in the world. be next year as 'Jnckson-Jeffer.son anniversary dinners. The national committee explain- P \V ATKINS I'HODUCTS Now Aviiilalile A t'liinpli'lc l,inc Kiiniuns Since 1808 Mrs. H. .Inslus. Dciilor I 111 Ash SI. IMiiine Itlir. eel Hint tlie clinngc WHS nnule (9 *.••-.•».....__....^••-. Upswing Noted By W. C. T. U. in Dry Sentiments CHICAGO, Doc. 5. (UPK-Publ sentiment for prohibition is on the upswing again. Mrs. D. Leigh Colvin, president of the National Woman's Christian Temperance Union, 'said'today on the 14th anniversary of repeal. Mrs. Colvin said one-fourth of the U. S. was either dry agnin or in the process of becoming dry. r "The new revolt against alco- Jfjiolic beverages is resulting in more than 500 drying up local option elections nationwide, annually, and Indications are that this number will increase greatly next year because of the opportunity for special issues at the general election," she said. SPECIAL . NEW Christmas cards and gift wrapping . . . It isn't too late To Have Your Cards Personalized BEGINNING MONDAY OWNN/GHTS UNTIL 9 O'CLOCK Samuel F. Norris I'rinlcrs — Stationers Office Outfitters Across From Citv Hall SALE-COAT GRABERS Present Another GREAT DECEMBER CLEARANCE of Ladies & Children's Coats Smooth new fall niul winter style coals for both Indies and children now licintf offered to ynu al (JKKAT SAVINGS! AmilUer typical (Jrnher % dollar-.saviiitf event (lint assures you iniallly inurdinmliKi' -'"'he I.OWKS'U imttts. Come in early for choice selection! ' LADIES' COATS ) I Reg. Price ... 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