The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 12, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 12, 1947
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PAGE EIGHT BI/TTHEVILLE (ARKJ COURIER NEWS Estimated Yield For Com Slumps Figure 110,981,000 T* Bushels Lower Than r * Mid-July Prediction ^WASHINGTON. An?. 12. (UP)— TTiV Agriculture Department yesterday estimated the vital 1M7 com crop •( 2,659,0«,OM bushels. "Tins was a tiecreaw of \>10,901,QOO bushels from the 2,770 S3C,(KW-bushel forecast, made In mid-July. Tlie nc« r corn production e*llmal« was iMscd-on Aug. 1 cotiHitions nnd did not reflect al) inroads Into tiie crop by the hot, dry weather that has prevailed over cornbelt states sjrfce thnl date. j Prospects of a short yield this season hsve sent corn prices on llic "cftsh and futures markets lo tnc Highest levels in history. HovttWr, thf price declined today. .Tlie indicated crop compares with thfc record 1946 output o[ 3,281.921.- GCO busticTs average (l93fM5) n'roduction of 2.639,1C2,OM bushels .•The board's new estimate for otli- er^erops and the 1945 comparative x pVoduction: iTcbacco — 2,126.477,009 pounds, of this ccrrpared with 2,312,080,003 pounds produced last year. l<O*i«— 1223.624.CCO bushels, ind 1,- 5KUOT.OCO bushels. 'Myfccam—Ji'V 9*6,00;) bushels, nnd l6te,7Z$,(IIX) bushfls. "Sugar beets—12,086,000 tons, anil 10,56J.CCO tons. » Sugar cane—6,420,000 tons, and 5,- WASHINGTON. Aug. 12. (UP)— 937 COT toirs. T | )t , crv „[ ^Free Land"—the sb- 1Barley-a»S,845,OOt> bushels, *nrt ' u ,a t lc(1 ^ muc! , O f the sel- 263,350,000 bushels. ' I t!emcnt , o j th c grc.U Amcrl- . Rye—25,4Co,COO bushels, and 18,- ca n West— van raised ngaln today 685,093 bushels. Buckwheat—P,931,OCO bushels, compared with 7.I05.COO bushels. Kaxsced—39,480.000 bushels, .ind 22,sa,OCO bushels. Rwe—74 885,030 bushels, and 71,528,010 bushels: Grain sorghums—93,190.030 bushels, and 103,757,000 bushe.'s . Hay~lC3.232,000 tons, and 100,860,003 tons. TUUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 1947 Fiery Death for 19 TMs gasoline truck was still burnti)? on Highway 77 north or Wnxalia ^liic, '] persons (lied Including IS Negroes. Tlie driver of Hie Irutfc, a v,hue man, M. truck. (NBA Tclcphoto.) 'exas, hours after crashing Into I,, Wall of Iowa Park, Text Irnckloful of Ncsrocs. Twenty mis b'.irnpil lo ilcnlli in llm cab ervis'.s aboard are left In the Carib- ijcan. lie said they are "carrying out lliclr normal routine." "They hswe been ordered to look r:ut for strange ships," Johnson said. . "nut. they will only reptirt tlicin. 'They have not 'oecit ordsrcil to ftoard any si range ships to look for revolutionaries, and no other ships nrc Ijpiuf; S cnt out to look lor revolutionaries." Boss Crump Blasts Utility for Kate Hike MEMPHIS, Term., Aut,'. 12. (UP) —Democratic political Leader !•;. II. Crump, In a s'.iiteincni. descillilnr; Southcin Hell Tclophojia Conip.i- ny's cfforla lo obtain D|j;l'.rr rate:; as "iinaduHeratril fall" saiil that the "utilities cl America miisl be wnlchcdj" Crump salrl tjiat (lie utllltfes ",!re it work, pulllni! unseen Airings vlth.inifjccti ljuncls.'* Crump mentioned various propoy- j cit |>ovcriinicii'nl power projcc's I "sliced off In thc music name of Ropublican 'economy.' " I "rhc . bl(f business Interests, .i/a | usu-illy ii^ain.'ib K ov erninent owuer- tshlp," crump said '"Hiey want Hie I private inlei'ei'.^ 10 own them." < YOU'LL SAVE MONEY AT TRUCK HEADQUARTERS WITH U.S. to Give Ay/ay Five-Acre Tracts in Far-Aw ay Alaska ;F««n\3Ls-—2,13S,8S5,OOJ pounds, and by the United Stales government. Only this time the land is ;u chilly Alaska, and the government, poiiits out It is mostly '»msititnbii~ lor f-armirig. T)ie Inild—2.7SO,rao acres of It alonj the. United States section of 2,C36.43D.Ot;0 pounds . Potatoes—361,703,003 bushels, and 415.969.COO bushels. NOTICE ,1 have Ihc solo exclusive listing on the 35-acrc farm, ;locatc(] H,<> miles rtortli of Blythcvillc on Migliway -\61. This farm is one of the finest small farms avail^able in Mississippi County. The location couldn't be better! You can buy this farm now for §12,000 . . . . with $0,000 cash. If you «re interested, call or see H. E. "BUD" FISHER Real 101 E. Kentucky Estate & Loans Rlyihcvilfe I'hone 2330 (he ' IIiKliu':iy—Will he |>»r- colcd out in fivo-ncre chunks bc- niti(; Oct. 2.'s enough lor 550,0011 people. It's nb.'soliitc'y free—no strings ftttachcd -except, that veterans hsivc first c:i!l on Ric I2fi"0 uctcs selected iis Hie bcsi lor coinnicrolnl tlc- VclOJMJIOJH, The -Interior IDcparlment. wliich doing tlie giving att'ay, iv«rn.'i ircspcclivc homesteaders iliol "lit- t'e if nny" of Hie soil is suitable for Too thin, it s^ys, with thc ground loo v.'ct. the nlllUidc too high and Irosu 1 ! too frequent. Tint there arc minerals and tim- liev for the inking, nnd 20th-cen- tury pioneers loiiRlng for new fields to conquer may be able to find their heart's desire in thc Alaskan \viklcrnors. Army Offers Specialized Courses for Youngsters Qualified liiph school graruiiurs m;\y pnlist in t!ic Arruy Air Forces and receive spcrinlizcd trninlni,' in technical coir'ses of their own choice. Staff Scrgt. Don C. Seal of the Blyihcvilk Recruiting Station said today. Thirty-five courses, ranging from phuto-lilhoyraphy to sheet-metal working arc c|>e:i to recruits lo enlist for three years, he said. Under tlie Army's enlistment plan, high school graduates who npply arc designated for selected co'.nses and receive certificates assigning them to special school when tlicy join the Army Air Forces, he explained. Successful completion of thc courses enlil-les recruits^ to assignment to advanced technical trnilllnjr. lliSh school nrnduntes wlio npply for the training arc not obligate:! to enlist, Scrgt. Seal ixiinled out. However, when a qualified applicant is accepted for training, he is guaranteed admission to the AAP couse i for which he lias been certified, he said. Explained By Admsral WASHINGTON, Anfc.. 11. iTJP)— A Ntivy Dcixinnienl Npokcxmtm siiiel totlay that -ships on trainfiV4 cruises in the Cnriiibcan have beoa a "cried Lo look cut fo;- sti'anc,"i ship.'*. Bui he r)?iiic<| tJim they niv conducting a .search for revolutions lies cwnping to EoiitH America, "I can assuio you we sire doin^ no such tiling," Roar Acini. Felix Johnson, chief public relations oftt- cor, said of I'lin^ot.s that the ci'Uise had turned iulo a. .search. Johnson saitrNaval Academy midshipmen have retnmc:! to Aunupolio and that only two cruisers \vitu rts- Maneuvers Scheduled For Air Force Units . The lano 10 DC fflvon away .s (•hen fo]- five miles on each sidi; <if tlin 338-inilc-lony "U. S. portion of the highway. The Army will keep u tiGQ-fool right of way on c.u v a side ot thc road. After that thc five- ,SUTC strips b^nin. ; No "mail-ordcf" npiilication. 1 * ^'ill he received. ! WwiUNbc hotiicstcaclcrs nre ad- . w •AqH^N^;TO^7 An^ T> «tfP)— vi,cd 10 sro thc land with their ^'^^ ^^' ±Kf, C f L^f n ^±^; Uay th B \ "Operation -Combine- 1 month-long maneuvers U> shavpi'-A Jair-ErOiind cooperation, will lie ii'-W (luring October at Ft. B;;. On (Students ,from «ll brantf.ies of the Army will witness UIL- maneli- , t: rs. Tlie maneuvers will (eature Rend Courier News Want Ads. 'jet fighters, low and hath level bombing, rocket a* tucks, s,kip :>;n!jing. glider nnrt paratrcops at- icks and evacuation of v.xnmded y air. The itidncuvers will be .in<lo«' di- ccllon of Die Tactical Air Ccro- land of the 9th Air Force. Here's a combination that will save money for you for a long, long time to come A NEW DODGE jf^e^t ^^ TRUCK ... a truck that fits your job will give top operating economy and longer truck life. FINE TRUCK SERVICE . . . with all work done by trained truck mechanics . . . and with the use of factory-engineered parts. / OMLV DODGE DUIUDS T R U C K. 5 BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR COMPANY LUCKY STRIKE presents THE MAN WHO KNOWS' L .1 THE TOBACCO BUYER! Always Gives You Good Grooming — and a Feeling of Confidence Better Cleaning - The Hudson Finish - In 8 Hours! HUDSON : TOR 25 YEARS I've been in the tobacco business, and year after year I've seen the makers of Lucky Strike buy fine quality leaf... that fine, ripe, mellow tobacco you can 1 1 beat for top smoking quality." F. I,. EVANS. >XI>KI»ENDKXY TOBACCO BUYKU of Dnnvillc, Virginia (ID YEARS A LUCKY STRIKE SMOKER) FINE TOBACCO is what counts in a cigarette CLEANER CLOTHIER . .TAILOR 320 Wtot Main St. BlythevilU, Aric. Phon« 2612 FRED EVANS IS RIGHT!...And like him, scores of other experts...who realiy know tobacco... have seen the makers. of Lucky Strike buy "fine quality leaf." After all, that's what you want in a cigarette . . . the honest, deep-down enjoyment of fine tobacco, So remember... •UCKY STRIKE/WEANS TINE /OBACCO So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed-So Free and Easy on the Draw

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