The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 12, 1947 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 12, 1947
Page 11
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1947 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE ELKTOSM Marshall Plan To Be Oulined President to Meet With Congressional Leaders Next Monday By John T,, Steele (United Press Staff Corespondent) ^WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UP) — ^Fircsldent Trutnan has summoned congressional loaders to R White House meeting Monclny for nn nd- vnnce look at his multi-billion dollar Marshall plan for Europe, it was learned today. Those Invited expect both a fill- in on Mr. Tinman's Marshall plan message and a pica enactment on the Program before April 1. The Stale Department, iL was understood, recommended that Mr. Truman Initially request $7,400.000 000 for the first 15-months of the four-year reconstruction program.' Its minimum estimate for the en- i tire project was said to be $15,700, 000,000 and the top. $18,300,000,000. The administration began concentrating on the lone-raiH*e Mar- sluOl plan as Congress entered th<final phase of notion on inunediute, stop-gitp foreign aid. House Passes Stop-Gap Rill House and Senate conferees were called to a morning session to begin compromising their versions of emergency nid legislation. The House yesterday approved a $500,000,000, 000 program for France, Italy, Austria and China. The Senate went along with the administration ruul voted $597,000,000 for France, Italy and Austria. ! Congressional lenders invited to the White House conference Monday will be headed by Senate President Arthur H. Vandenbevg, R.., Mich. Others from the Senate include Sens. Wallace H, White, Jr., Me., Republican floor leader; Alben W. rktey, Ky., Dcrr.acratic leader; d Tom Coimally, Tex., ranking 'emocrat on the Foreign Relations Committee. From the House will come Speaker Joseph W. Martin, Jr.; Republican Leader Charles A, Hallcck: Chairman Charles A. Eaton, R., N. J., of the Foreign Affairs Committee; Rep. Sr>l Bloom, N. Y., ranking Democrat on Eaton's committee. 1 ; Democratic Leader,Sam Rayburn, Tex. Early Agreement Expected The Senate-House conference committee was expected to reach an early compromise on the relief legislation which the administration wiuU.s to keep France, Italy ami Austria going until the Marshall plan is ready, members intended about StiO.000,000 of their SfiiKt,000.000 bill for Chi nn, leaving S530.000.00 for tiie three European countries. The Senate included nothing for China. There were some predictions that the conferences might settle on House figures for the European countries and drop, nid for China.. Rep.' Walter C. Judd, R., Minn., who led the move for funds for China, Mid he no longer iegardeU — J.t as a "must" because the admln- WfUration ha;; not, yet submitted its pmrnlsfd program for that country. The Senate, too, prefers to wnit on Chinn until Marshall's program for the Nationalist government is ready, The legislation simply authorizes the program but docs not put up the cash. Hofever, Halleek said appropriations committees may supply the funds by next week and ihut the house would be asked to act before H Christinas recess. Prosecutors Will Handle Road Fund Suit py Rob Brawn United Press Staff Correspondent | LITTLE ROCK, Ark,, Dec. 13. (UP)—In a surprise move today two private attorneys withdrew Irom a suit to get additional highway turnback money for county roads, and five prosecuting attorneys rallied to carry on the legal battle. Withdrawn! ol the lawyers, Lef- Tel Gentry ol Little Rock and Marcus Feilz of Jonesboro, came shortly after Putaski Chancellor Frank Dodge opened his second hearing on a suit seeking an additional $1,553,389 In county aid under & law. Gentry sairt the suit "apparently is clouded by your presence," ant: thai "we have no wish to jeopardize the counties' chances of obtaining additional hinds." Simultaneously, Prosecutor Millard G. Hardln of Newport asked permission of Chancellor Dodge to intervene ami cany on the suit representing Independence, Jackson and Lawrence counties. He was joined by Harrell Simp- M.m of Pocahontfts, representing Lojioke, Arkansas, Monroe and Prairie Counties; John F. Gibson of Dermolt representing Chicai, Ashley, Drew, Bradley, Dallas and Cleveland counties; Dave Farlnln. Jr., nf Van Buren representing Crawford, Franklin and Logan Crannies; and assistant Prosecutor Royce WispnberEer of Hope, representing Miller, Hempstead and Nevada Counties. After allowing the prosecutors Lo lake over the litigation, Dodge set a hearing for i Dec. 20 on the "basic issues at stake." At that tune, he said, testimortj will be admitted as to whether or not the counties are due the extra money under Act 100 of 1947. (State officials have contender that the law actually does not go into effect until the end of the current fiscal year, and that the couuticA received v,\\ money due it' two other bills pa-ssed by the 56ti: JAYCEE AWARD (C'unllnurd frutn Fag* 1) Ciltz said, "If a scientist bul knew all the contents of R bushel of soybeans, he would be ns wealthy tu Croesus and as vise us Solomon." The soybean, he poEulrd nut, !• a food, a material and a medicine. Raising BoyExuns It a mHlluu- (tollLir industry (hat IB doubling Us value every four years, he s:ild. Mr. Ci'ilz lauded the soybean TR- scarcli work of Dr. Percy Julian Negro scientist of Alabama, anti emphasized the need for more in- (oimatiou abovil Uie soybean in ov- rtcr to increase production. He Joined George M. Slrnycr of Hudson, la., secretary of the American Soybean Association who s]«ke earlier. In urging increased production through greater yields. Presenting statistics on Mississippi County farm lands. Mr. Critz said that of the 588,160 acres In Bilbrcy of Blyllievllle lauded atd •ocelved from the Soybean PUm- CommtUee lu staging the Ural viekl contest and in promoting llic jwih ol soybeans. "Mississippi County is al the top in .soybean raising in the South/' he .said. Sticc-cuitul growth of soy- ns has proved (he possibility of diversification here, ho said. He also praised the soy ben n as a soil builder when used in rotation with corn and cnitoti. In addition (n &Uging the yield contest, an aim of the Soy hem Planning Committee WH« to sect improvements in combines to hnr thl-s crop. As a result, he said three implement compnnies liuv sent cnpinrciR here lo study th: problem. I Mi. Uilbrcy also pointed out that! soybean raising in Mississippi I County was becoming widely-known I throughout the South and that! many inquiries regarding it hnd! reached him. George A. Hale of Burrtcllp.! chairnum r>I the Soybean Planning' tansas district ngont; Jacob H*rtl of Stuttgart, whose lather it Ar- Kansas director for the American Soybean Axsoelallon; Paul Willard and M. L. Uavls, engineers of Mu- scy-HiUTls Implement Co.; and Gerald Watkins of Oliver Tractor Co. In addition '.o the winners, other cntranLs in the yield contest, were H. G. Edward* of Whistle.- villc, Virgil Johnson of Lcaclivlllv, Wesley SlnlltiiBs ol Blyllievllle, Jim Smolhcrmon of niythcvllle, Jolin Stevens of Of 11. Hoy Davis of Bly- ihci'lllc. Bill Wynll of Blyllievllle. Elmer Holmes of Armorcl, Hob Loo Smith and Curl Wallace of HlyUic- ville, C. L. Whistle of Roseland, Rex Wimen ot UeU, bcsUc Moore of Blytlievlllt, K. B, Roblni el Leuclivllle, H. 0. Weathers ol 5in- Uy Ridge, Vanc« Dixcu o! New Liberty, Kay Bradford ol Armorel, O. . Tompklm ol Burdelle and O. A. Hale o! Biirdetle. Members of the Methodist Youth fellowship o! the First Methodist Church served the banquet. Miss Mamie I., Adanii, Director of Christian Education, and Mrs. J. Mel Brooks, Jr., were In charge. The money which the MVP re- ech'ed will go toward Bonding delegates of Ihc church to the Cleveland Youth Conference which will be held Dec. 30 to Jan. 3, In Cleveland. O. There will be U.OOO young people and 1,000 ndulls nl the cou- teraice. this county. 83 per cent ot the area Committee, spoke briefly and General Assembly.) Entering the case. Hardln said he was doing so at the request ol county judges in this district. House Labor Committee Wants Petrillo Punished WASHINGTON, Dec. 12. (UP)~ The Labor Committee toda called for "diligent prosecution" o Music C/J\r Jf-.mes C. Pettillo a" 1 the Amt'hcuii Federation of ' Mu sk-iiim i,AFL) for violation tif tli Lea act which prohibits "leathe bedding'' in the radio industry. The com in K tee, in a report written by Rep. Carroll D. Kearns, D., Pa., accused Pctrillo of having "successfully created a small kingdom within our republic, over which he "The ooniinued exertise ol such tyrannical power by any mdivid- «at ot group should not bo coun- tenancsd nor tolerated hi a free I republic." (he committee reported to the house. Kearns Is a member of Pctrtllo's union. is in farms and 75 fXT cent in crop ands. Such a percentage of total rea devoted to farming gives Mis- isslppi County a unique status, he aid. Belter I'ritetlers Urged ''Every Mississippi County f-.umev las a citity, responsibility and op- jortunity to raise better crops on he God-given richness of this oil," Mr. Critz said. Fertility ol Mississippi County soil was pointed out when Mr. 'rit?. said that 87 per cent ol the. county's farm land fell into the lop three "capability classes." Seven per cent is in Class One—"low level black soil with little or no erosion"—he said. Sixty-three per cent of the land Is in Class Two iind 17 per cent Is In Class Three, lie said. Only 13 per cent falls into Class Five, the lowest grouping, he said. . Mr. Critz also staled that this 87 per cent would benefit greatly i through added drainage. He concluded by urging the Junior Chamber of Commerce to help raise the rating of Mississippi County, which he said had fallen from 25th to 29lh among the "100 best counties" in agriculture. Mr. Critz. who was county ai^ent. here from 1027 through 1035. is credited with inaugurating and developing tile raising of soybeans in Mississippi County. He was introduced by Jim Smothermon, Blytlic- ville planter. Mlssco One of Top Counties Earlier, County Agent Keith J. thanked I he Jiiycues for sponsoring the conlest. Many Guests At Banquet Guests at the award banquet, In addition to the contestants, were J. M. Thomason, Northeast Ar- after the daily grind \ COLUMBIA ST. 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