The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 4, 1947 · Page 2
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUKIER NEWS Hot Dry Weather Drouth Brings ii . r r New Worries Hurts LOm Lrop f or Housewife r Showers Helping to Relieve Situation In Some Sections ; WASHINGTON, Sept. 4." (UP)— The Weather Bureau said today that continued dry weather over most of the Western plains still i-; retarding the corn crop .altnoush conditions generally have improved. '.The bureau said "suustantinl shcwers" relieved drought conditions in most sections north of the Ohio River and in Minnesota and Northern Iowa. • Although corn Is showing improvement in the.se areas, the chief benefit will be In the quality of the crop rather than in quantity. The rain came too late to boost the sia? of the crop appreciably. • In its last official report, based on conditions • Aug. 15. the Agriculture Department estimated the corn crop at 2.437.003 bushels. This compares with last year's record yield of 3.2S7.COO.OOO bushels. , The drouth-damaged corn will not be a total loss, however, because much of it is being made into silage and will be fed to livestock I his Winter. •i The Weather Bureau said hot. dry weather caused further deterioration of corn in much of Missouri, Arkansas and Iowa except lor the Northern section. ' The crop was reported in generally good shape in the Atlantic State. 1 ; and the South. Late corn is deteriorating, however, in dry areas of Arkansas and Oklahoma. The harvest is progressing rapidly in the South. • The dry weather over the western plains also hurt soybeans and pastures. Moderate to heavy rains in .Southeastern Texas cussd some damage to rice and open cotton but the moisture benefits probably will outweigh! losses, the bureau .said. CHICAGO, Sept. 4. (UP) — A new round of price increases at the nation's big grain and livestock markets -threatened another Jolt today to the housewife's budget. The price of butter, eggs, corn, wheat, oals and mcal-on-thc-hoof had risen to record high levels Grain -.iac:ers suid that much 01 the price rise was caused! bv the August drouth, which Inflicted heavy damage to corn, the nation's Ua?(c crop. The other prices, till- traders saia, v.-crc tied to corn In an economic chain reaction September corn jolct at an all- time high of $2.50-n bushel yesterday on the Chicago Board of Trade. September wheat sold for J2.C2'i and September oals fori $1.1G7;8. lioth prices were record | highs for September. On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange shell egg and butter futures ros'e lo now highs. October eggs sold for 54..10 cents :\ dozen, and November butter for 73.25 cents a pound. At Chicago's sprawling union .stockyards, top grade steers yestei-- ! day equalled the 1947 high o'f $35 ,icr hundred pounds. Market analysts said the record prices soon would be reflected in retail grocery stores and butcher shops. A major (actor in the pric ( . up- .•inif. they said, wns -the government's conunitmenLs'to export lood to needy countries. The rapid rise in foo<l prices prompted Federal Judge John I'. Bnrncs to .summon,.,u special grand jury to investigate price increases in the Chicago area. It will be the nation's first invesligation of prices in the distribution of goods. Army Transport- To Fly Reserves To Training Area A C-47 Army transport plane will Iniul at the Municipal Airport here Saturday morning (o pick up and My to Memphis former Army pilots who wish to participate in the reserve training program there. The plane will laud her ai 9:30 n.rj Reserve pilots were instructed by Army officials tartuy to brhiK with ihrjii two copies (if active duly tn'cters, two copies o: 1 TA'rson- nel orders placing lliom on flyinK slalu.s, a copy of Iticir reserve cjiiiliilKilon and their form !>'s or flight time loys. Hescrvc oflicers fi-om Jackson Tenn., and Paris. Tenn., will board I he Iriinspuil before t Us arrival here. It will slop at Joilesljoro lie- lure reiuriihie lo Memphis. Pilots nuiy partlclpAle In the tiaii'lng program while In Memphis or join the reserve If not already a member. A party will lie given for tile reserve pilots and Iheir wives :it tin 1 officers' club there Saturday nlghl. QunrtiK for both ihe men and thflr wives will be available, A night flight of reserve officers landed here Tuesday night from Memphis. Seven AT-C's. three AT- ll's anil n C-47 control ship were in the I'llBhi. To Halt False Alarms •HIC1IMO.TD. Va.. Sept. 1. <UP)~Tho Fire Department, warned todav THURSDAY, SEPTKAIHKK -1, 19-17 Hospital Founder Dies '1,1 TILE HOCK. Sapt. 4. (UP) — '[lie 05-yc-Hi 1 o'.<l lieucl of the dip- itoi oiiy'.s Trinity Hasfjltn) was lo ho Imi'icd in Litllc Hock today. Dr. Million O. O,:"Jei\ hatl lived in Litile Rock nil his life prior 10 Ji:.s dentil yesterday. He had been :i ]:rnctls:ns surgeon for over 40 je.irs, and a former professor of MUffi'J a', tije University oi Arkansas Mrc!!ra1 School. I hut jK'i.soi'.s Usmin;; ill fake fire ahinn.s would be caught rccl-handed. Kin-mi'i: tx'.intcd alarm boxes with an indelible red stain which stays v:i". for months. Only one chemical v."HI ri-.iuA'e it, 'J'hut'.s u -secret clean- ::i-r kept at police headquarters. Big U.S. Aircraft Carrie: OH Mission to Bermuda WASHINGTON. Sept. 4. (UP) — The 45,001 ton carrier Midway WHS in the Bermuda »rai today on n "confidenUtlal mission" but ihe Navy maintained a slrin .s::e.-,oe on reports that th e carrier will serve as a launching platform for a captured Oil-man V-2 locket. The Navy said the Midway put to sea two days ago. It said further details of the "confidential mission" would be forthcoming when it had been completed. '* The Midway'); schedule .showed that she was due to a;rive in Bermuda today. It was umleiKlcod that news ol her mission was .schedulwi to be announced within a few days. The Midway, with her 98«-foot Only One Traffic Fatality Listed for Long Holiday KENS'ETT, Ark.. Sept. 4. (UP) — Funeral services were planned here today for n-year-olcl A, Z. Cj^so•A ay. the .slate 1 /; only traffic fat! / IV over the long Labor Day week-end. Gasoway .died In a Little Rock hospital yesterday me result, of llight deck, is ihe Navy's carrier. IWItT UUUC injuries suffered when nc ran Into the side of a car in Litle Rock Monday night. Van O. Robertson of Little Rock was arrested on a charge of reckless driving. Police said the youth ran irom behind a parked car into Robertson's vehicle. WAA Officials To Be Tried for Seeking Bribe • RICHMOND. Va., Sept. 4. <UP) — Two War Assets Administration officials. charged with trying to shake down a Louisville, Ky., radio official for $25.000 In bribes will be given a hearing today, FBI Agent .Charles Brown said yesterday. '..The men. Herbert Tinker. 63 and Lawrence Bryan, 31, surrend- c^ed to the U. S. Marshal's ofticc on a warrant issued by th e FBI and were released on bond. ; The men were charged with soliciting . $25,000 from S. A. Clsler, official of a Louisville radio station and an electronics corporation, to renegotiate a sealed bid which Cisler submitted for surplus WAA electronic cable. .Tinker, 53, and a Boston native is chief of the Aircraft and Electronics Division of the Richmond WAA office. He taught in Massachusetts public schools before going to work for the government in 1912. '.;iBryan, of Newport News, Va.. is chief, of the iocal WAA electronics branch. «e formerly worked at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. The, warrant charged the men offered to knock $10,000 off Clsler's bid of $69.920 for .the scarce electronic cable. Grand Prairie Irrigation, Flood Control Studied STUTTGART, Ark.. Sept. 4. (UP) •Representatives of the Vicksburg District of tlic.U. S. Corps of En- 'inccrs met Eastern Arkansas plant"is here today in the second of two neetings on Hood central nncl Irrigation problems of the Grand Prairie. The first meeting was held in ?ine Bluff yesterday. Principal problems lo be consul- sred by Ihe engineers following a :omprehenslve sillily are: Feasibility of Hood control in the •egion drnined by Bayou Mulo atid limitation of water accumulations :ehintl the Arkansas River outlcl of he Bayou when Mnod gates there must be closed; Provision for necessary irrigation water for the regij:;; And a solution of local drainage problems that may be encountered m supplying irrigation water. School Bond Decision Submitted to Electorate ' PINE BLUFF, Ark.. Sept. •!. (UP) —Voters went to the polls here lo- day lo ballot on proposed $500.000 school construction pi-ogram. The plnn would set aside four mills of the present 18-mill tax lor a building fund over a period of 28 years. MONARCH Montr, Movie Stunt Pilot, Flies Coast-to-Coast In Just Seven Hours . BURBANK, Cal,, Sept. 4. (UP) — Movie stunt pilot Paul Mantz, who slreaked from New York to Burbank in seven hours and four seconds to set his second air speed record within a week, looked a• round today for another mark lo break. Mantz, 43, winner of Saturday's Ecndix trophy race to Cleveland, shattered the New York to Burbank speed record on his trip home yesterday. He made he flight 21 minutes 56 seconds less than the Aug. 1, 1946, mark of an Army B-29 superfort- ress. Strong headwinds kept him from making the six hour 26 minute dash he hoped for. Correction BISSELL CARPET S W E E P E R S NOW at— Liberty Cash G rocery ^fi^gfi^ ^ - »dvertis«d at $26.95 in »nr Tuesday's ad — This shooH have read: only $6.95 ' C. S. Lemons FURNITURE Lunch Box Sandwiches S«5f Bat for Breahfasf Tcp oft an o<t-Amcrican breokfoit of frvft juice, eggi and caffa* wllh templing, loity Dontilj. 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