The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 19, 1947 · Page 18
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PACE BLTTHEYILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWi FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1947 Officers Elected By Farm Bureau Arkomon h Mad* Vie* President of National Organization CHICAGO. Dec. If. (UP) — Romeo E. Short of Brlnkley, Ark., pntldent of the Arkansas State Firm Bureau, was elected vice prettdcot of the American Farm Bureau Federation to wrve vith Allan B, Kiln*, an lowan, who was elected 'president. Klin* said today that American farm production must be Increased .to Its createst volume In history Kllnt, whose home Is »t Deal Koines, la., has Inspected European farming conditions twice since the war. He said the American farmer "can be a vital tac- tor In assuring peace In the world." As head of the world's largest farmers' group, Kline said he would push "unprecedented' 1 production of food for domestic and International needs during 1948. Hli statement followed a resolution on International cooperation which was passed by the federation yesterday at the closing session of Its 29th anrfua! meeting. Price Stabilization Sought Kin* also said he would continue' policies set up during the l«-year-reign of Edward A. O'Neal. "My election represents the closing of one chapter and the opening of the next In the same book," "A determined effort will be made to stabilize' the price situation—to stop the swing of the pendulum," he said. "Current Inflation must be stopped, lest a more drastic deflation result." Kline's election climaxed a long, quiet climb In farm organization work from his start us a hog raiser after World War I. • As vice-president of the federation for the past two. years the 62-year-old lowan has been one of the key planners of Farm Bureau policy. "We want to go along aggressively in accomplishing these policies,'" he said. "We're on the right track now and we want to keep Hawaiian Dancer Turns Gypsy And Entertains in Night Clubs HASHTOl* T*nn. ( Dec. 1». «JP> —A.beautiful Hawaiian girl, whoM father wired Naahvill* police from Honolulu to "rescue" her from gypsies, might have been » dancer In a Negro night club here, police said today. However, they added sadly, that was three weeka ago. Customers ot the nightclub haven't aeen her sine* then, and a gypsy band that camped near the Nashville ball park has been gone time, too. about that length of el with her fathw. "Bh* did som* sort ot exlotic dano* 'that ended with a graceful w»ep to the floor," Clay said. "This always brought dawn the house." H« said the girl lived with a group of Negro girls some distance rom tht baseball park while in Nashvillt but often danced for the gypsies at their camp. "But she disappeared suddenly about three weeks ago, disappeared as suddenly aa (he came," ne added. Police said they were certain tht dancer and the missing Hawaiian girl were the same person but that her father had not forwarded description of the girl. Alonzo Clay, Negro owner ot tin nightclub, said the girl came to his place In early-November In com>any with several Negro girls. Hlr- ;d as an entertainer, Clay said, the jlrl spoke very little English bu' spoke "high school French," pigdtr English and "a tongue I didn't know." He said he was sure slv came from Honolulu alter a quar- It that way." Would Curb Demands Kline also called for self restrain by organized groups in making de niands on the national econom during "the present crisis." The federation also 'passed reso- ~harll» Chop/in Mori* Nfamtd Bttt of Year NEW YORK, Dec. 18. (UP)-The National Board of Review named Charlie Chaplin'* "Monseiur Ver- doux" today as the best motion picture of the year. The board selected Michael Redgrave as the best actor for his performance in "Mourning Becomes Hectra" and Cella Johns the test actress tot her role in "This Happy Breed." Ella Kazan, producer of "Boomerang" and "Gentleman's Agreement" chosen th« best director. - , Other choice* for tho Ifl bwt movies of 1947 based on "artistic merit and importance" were Oreat Expectations, Shoe-Shine, Crossfire, Boomerang, Odd Mart Out, Gentleman's Agreement, To Live In Peace, It's A Wonderful Life, and The Overlanden. Britain Buys Wh*at From the Australians LONDON, Dec. 19. (UP)—Oreat Britain has signed » new wheat contract with Australia which will make tt mmccMsatr to purchts* United Mates wheat with scarce dollars In the current crop year, Pood Minister John Strachey announced to commons today. Arkansas Navy Hero Resigns Hospital Post HONOLULU, Dec. 18. (UP)—Dr. Clay said ah* believed the girl had joined the gypiles on the Pacific Coast and traveled with the band through the MldWest before coming to Nashville. The father, Miller George, had telegraphed Nishvllle police two days ago that his daughter had wired him from Nashville for $300. He said the girl wanted to come home and said In her -wire that the gypsies were holding her "at the ball park" and that "I ran away once, but Ihey caught me." Atomic Energy Information to Be Distributed In lions yesterday" urging ""higher I AUBURN, Ala., Dec. 19. (UP) — Corydon M. Wassetl, the heroic medical missionary ol World War II, said today that lie resigned us superintendent of the Eplscopnllrm Shingle Memorial Hospital oil Molokai because ft Is "run as a commercial, public Institution." Wassell was cited by the late President Roosevelt us one of ths outstanding Navy heroes in the evacuation of Java. A movie was based on Ills life. Wassell and his wife, as nursing superintendent, joined the 32-bed Episcopalian hospital last October. Both icrved without pay. In announcing His resignation today, Wassell said the hospital ii "being run us a commercial, publlo institution and not as a missionary hospital." He said hospital authorities refused to give free services and "ive do not want pay." He said he would return to th» mainland Friday. Recording of the Pearl Harbor Investigation required the use of 500,000 pounds of paper. SEE FOR YOURSELF How You • peacetime price supports for farm products and opposing the renewal of rationing and price controls. The federation also urged est»b- llUhment of a separate government agency to control money, credit and fiscal policies and commended Congress for passing the Taft- Hartley law. Short replaced Kline as vice president. He defeated H. L. Wlngate of Pelham, Ga. New directors electer were Herman Praeger, Manhattan, Kan.; wnlter L. Randolph, Montgomery, Ala., and Tjewls Allen, Bowling Green, Ky. Re-elected were Warren W. Hawley, Balavla, N. Y.; George M. Putnam, Concord, N. H.; H. E. slusher, Jefferson City, Mo.; George H. Wilson, Clarksburg, Cal.; Ralph T. and Mrs' Md. The Atomic Energy Commission Is declassifying atomic Information and In mid-1948 expects to begin passing It out among American scientists who will study under fellowships and grants-ln-ald. Dr. John Z. Bowers, of the Atomic Energy Commission's Division of Biology and Medicine, said as much information will be made available to scientists 'as Is consistent with military security." Bowers, speaking at a conference of scientists studying atomic ener- I gy's application to agriculture, said ! the commission hopes to get the' program started by next July. Bowers said that because ot wartime secrecy attached to atomic research, "the machine got far ahead of the man." The biggest problem • Cilllesple, Pullman, Wash., i ol the peacetime atomic program,'. ;.' Hoy Weagley, Hsgerstown, he said, Is to "get the man to catch . 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