The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 8, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 8, 1947
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PAGE FOtTB RLYTTTRVILLK • (ARK.) COURIER NKWf? Scfise m Government to emwf Production to- firing High Prices Down WASHINGTON, Sept. 8. (U.I'.)—Fann commissioners of fiye states agreed today that the only way to force food costsjflown is' to get higher production. in a-statement issued in pampli-* lei. fo{jn, "tlfc commissioners of the \ £tit£S£pf Xt'WLS'^f E. MacDonald. j Vfrgirfta \b. M.'W:\lKeVi Jr',) Mill- I neottr-tR. A. Trqvattcn), Georgia ITom Lindef)' and Nortli Dakota '(Jiatli 0.11111, declared that only higher -farm- output could offset rufhei costs of machinery and labor. , The, statement was a defense of the farmer and toolj the blaiuc for high food prices from his shoulders. '•It 'should be remembered that farmers do not set the prices ul agricultural commodities," the statement 'said. "Instead, they are fixed oii the oi>en market by the law of supply and demand. And when vve consider the obstacles which have been placed in the way of full farm production, it is remarkable that prlcesfliave not increased even more. .'•There is only one way to reduce mod prices and tliat is.through greatly expanded farm production. But if the farmer :s to increase his output, lie needs two tilings besides favorable weather: machinery nnd labor." Thei group said that rising wage.? in factories make it. more difficult for fftVmers to" get Intor arid that wages'on the farms arc "now three to four times above the pre-war level. '' Tht statement {•'•itleized (lie unemployment compensation program, charging that "the unemployment compensation rolls arc fluttered with aulc-boditd men who- could fihd^work on the na- tiol\V farms where (heir help is sorely needed. 11 " Tlie'.mon also said thai Hie Jvis- itee Qeparttoent's. invesligatjon ol high prices'^vi'ill have the effect of discouraging 1 ; production., and further increase prices which arc already out of liniid. The ^statement also crillcizcd export (jonlrols as .discotn'aging to farmers and to ' the "disadvantage of hungry people abroad. The eiport controls on rye have kept the price here 90; cents below that of Canada where rye exports nre allowed..They predicted a shortage of rye here next year as a result. lit closing, the statement said: "If national prosperity is-to continue and even mount above .the present level;Tiiijli production, lii^h wages and,a higji rale of consumption are absolutely; essential. At the same timei it stipuld be 'recognized llm: most prices must remain high, dropping only as production catches tip with demand. "Certainly no: •one. except those who seek Si return to price, wage and production controls, \vanU this nation to ^fall from it-s uiiprede- denlcdly favorable position to 'tl\c depths of tjie 1930's. With a national debt of $26,000,000.t:00, Americans ran neither make provision to retire or.even meet interest payments on Rapist Murders 7-Year Old Girl Body is Discoverd In Underbrush Near Merrimac River Bank .\FONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1<M7 r Future Mutton'Stews for Meat-Hungry Briton.s LAWRENCE, ivfnss., Sepl. 8. (UP. — 'rile ravished body of a scvi-n- year-old fiii'I who had been heaien to death with a rock was found today on the hanks of the Merrimac River. The skull of Louise Ann Kurpiel had been crushed. Nearby was a bloodstained stone .which apparently had been used to be:u her. iMpdical examiner Julian J. Bur- fiicl, after a preliminary examination, .said the girl apparently had been dead 10 to 12 hours, placing the time of the attack at about 9 p.m. last night. The girl's panties had been ripped off and her body lay nc:i':Jy nude among trees and brush thai line lhe river in lhc mi!! district. The body was found about i20 feet west of the Joseph W. Casey bridge, which Is known as a handout for vagrants, and jus^ behind the U. S. Army Clinuitlc Research Laboratory. Police .said lhe body wns discovered by a person who frequented lhc neighborhood, but withheld his name. Marks cm the ground Indicalo/l an , attempt had been made !o drag the body toward the river after the attack. The girl's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kurpiel, said the child disappeared yesterday afternoon. She had gone to visit a friend and when she failed to return, a po.ssc; of 100 friends _$ui<l neighbors bc- tfan a .search. They called police and searched nearby cemetery throughout the night In a vain effort to find the child. Two Catlle Theft to four year prison term, and his daut-htcr-ln-luw was held tempo- I arily as a muterlal witness. Read Courier News Want Ads - Yearly evaporation Is so much •greater In the south thai two raindrops In the D.ikotas equal ihiee in Texas. ... Tlic pens .'ire packed with fat sheep at this Chi Chester, England, ualllc market where crowds b[ buyers mill around. Hilt [he mutton will hnve to be cut In small pieces to serve all Britons, whoso 'meat ration has been cut to 20 cents worth a week. Rustlers in Georgia Use Packer's Truck To Pick Up Stock TfFTON, Ga., Sept. 8. (UPI — Prank Collins, Si 1 ., and his 18-year old daughter-in-law were In police custody' loday suspected of operating a motorized cattlc-rusUlng ring between -Georgia and Florida. The Georgia Bureau of. Investigation said that the pair, and the woman's husband, Floyd Collins, si ill a fugitive, hail been making off .With cattle In the dead of night by inarching the animals up a ramp Into a big refrigerated truck of the type used by packing plants. Cattle thefts have been reported in four counties In this Georgia- Florida' border territory which in recent years has developed into one ol lhe biggest beef-producing sections East of the Mississippi. The animals reportedly were taken to on-the-hoof markets at Albany, Mbultric, Tifton, Newton und I'ogart and sold. Collins and his daughter-in-law were seized when they tried to sell yearling at Moultrie, authorities Id. None of the stolen cattle were >ianded but some had ear tags for Bang's disease inspection nnd the :ags put the OBI on tlic trail of the Collins family. Collins was charged. with rustling, an offense that carries a two igs cost ijiore now- • r ITS IMPOITANT TO HEACH THIM SAFILY fO* LONGEST ilfl Indians Invoke Paleface Law to Regain Land SYRACUSE. N. Y.. (UP> — The Oneida Indians arc usint; the white man's method to regain land \vhich they claim was sold illegally. Instead of taking to the warpath, lhc Oneidns have selected Wilfred Wnteiman, an Onondagii I Tnilian, to investigate their claims I to'thc land on Oneida Lake. Waterman said some 275 Oneidas living, on the oiiondaga Reservation have lost their homes because of a dam project. lie made an investigation to determine whether the lands In question are inhabited and whether ta\cs had been paid, lie learned taxes had been paid. Waterman said he believes lax money paid should be turned over to the Oncldns. "We feel." he said, "that the land was sold illegally and .that the state has no authority to buy or sell Indian land. "Indian land can't be sold without approval ot all the Six Nations as well as the Icderal government." 1^1 DM't Meacti the HURSH WAY . jrith uncontrolled Ucachet ' An uncontrolled bleach, tint varies in suengih, may cause you 10 Qt-trb/eacb your cottons and linens. This, oxidizes fabric threads. They (fcikcn anil soon fray out. Had an Tye (o llusinrss Roman .shoemaker. 1 , of centuries a^o organized pnrmlcs almost daily in hopes ol wearing out the marchers' shoes and increasing their business. Only the wealthy could rxf- ford slices with sturdy leiillier soles in those days. this lingo .sinn unless our incoir-n remains high. A minimum of "governmental interference, permitting our free enterprise system full play, is the best mrantcc oT continued prosperity, ore common seaso and less ROV- •nmcnt in business ure urgently ceded today." with Con tro5!*J-flttion Pi.rex! Every hotel: ofl'««x hs; the same $treris;h, Mine concct btcjrbing aerityv UscJ ?s directed, Putcx xtref overbleachcs. It provides Controlled Ann-ir. because it's purified and stabilized by the Irttrafil Process, ex(fusjt't \\-t[)i Purcx. Cottons and linens corce OUT fresh, stain-free and snowy. Has) to iisc!" haidcr on things rtnn ordinary washing. At y*ur f,ra:fr's, PUREX IHI CONTHOtlED-ACllON BlfACU' <«I*TII TO L1NIN1 HM PIMDC iitinimplf.Ktii- tr* u>ajt 19 clean mJiluinftttkiiih- Pttrrjiti sin iran,.,Timiits Jttfmj 4nJ lurch [ ...m-ttii tilt and \ ptraim* ilttm! hUnf nay tyre- ttmt n tatlt. Plan to Operate M&A.Advanced Three Little Rockians Report Financial Backing from Detroit HELENA, Ark., Sept. 8. (UP1—J. B. Lambert, co-receiver of the idle Missouri and Arkansas railroad and chairman of a clllw-ns rehabilitation committee, tnduy awaited receipt of a proposal to place the line Into operation within .six jr.onfhs. He said the plan, as he discussed it with t;irce '.--.Idle Hock men. would be presented to his committee at a meeting in Lilllc Rock Wednesday. Lambcrl said lhe plan, drawn up by Ihrce Little Hock men who claim to have Dolroit. Mich., bucking, "appears feasible from a business standpoint" "Bui now wo want railroad experts to pass on its practicality," he added. Under lhc plan the operating company would lease thc> property for three years wilh an agreement to purchase for about $1,000.000 when an operational statement is prepared. The receivers would issue S200,- 000 in receivers' certificates to place the line in as good or better condition than it was wiu'n it ceased operations ofllowing a strike last September. The firm (old Lambert that it would operate lhe lino at its own expense, internal combustion motor power engines and would reopen Lhe line in sections with all the road being in operation within six months. Little Hock in™ identified as he- ing interested were Frederick U. Andres, operator of the Dixie Cab Co, of lit lie Uock: John K. Buxlon. a practicing engineer: and Troy W. Lewis, lawyer and former Little Rock Municipal judge. The proposal will be placed before the Citizens Committee Wednesday and if approved will be offered al a scheduled hearing before U. S. Distvicr ,]ud»c John E. Miller at Fort Smllh Kept. as. Judge Miller appointed Lambert and two Harrison men co-receivers for the line. Lambert said this morning that he had not received a copy of the proposal, but expected it during the day. lie j,a|il be frit several modifi- j cations would have to be made be• fore lhc citizens group approved the ' ; * : 1 plan. * I ! >; ! Franklin Roosevelt, am; Theo- >' I dole Roosevelt, presidents o! the I '£• 1 United stales, were distant couvns. Barnhill Still Pessimistic As Hogs Train for Second Week FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Sept, a.^uul Fowler handling the passing (UP) - The Arkansas Razorbacks ; assignments. And a move that ap- moved into the -second week of r paretuly was bearing fruit was the training today, complaining of lust ; nansfer of fullback John Shad- week's sweltering weather but rca-'dox to the center slot with Shaddy for promised rouyh scrimmages '. dox seeming to have an edge over as a regular diet. ' Hilly Hay Thomas and Hay Craf- The Hogs. Southwest co-champs ' ton. last season. hav c two weeks of prac-i. However. Barnhill pointed an ap- tice left before their first> ; proving finger at a few r of the with Northwest Louisiana State first week performances and ap- Tcachcrs here on Sept. 20. They i parently liked the line-crashing havc ten games scheduled. " j teles of 245-pound tackle Don The well-conditioned squad re- | Hichards of Lexington, Nebr., and ported today with only two men — \ Hrrry Lee Moore. El Dorado tac- Fullback Leon (Muscles) Campbell | kit 1 ; the target-sure passing of or Bauxite and Tackle Lucien Ab- i James Phillips of Little Rock; and the hard hitting offensive and defensive work of Ray Peters of Morrilton and co-captain Jim Minor of Russellvillc. Phillips was an All-Southern conference prospect at Clemson before entering, military service while raham of Gould — .side-lined by injuries. However, both are expected_ t<> be ready for heavy duty in tho .season's opener. Couch John. Barnhill, pessimistic as u.sual, said "we are not where we oui-ht to be at this time but this week we will sharpen our ! practice sessions. The first week was satisfactory, but of course we need n iol morr work." Darnhlll said he might have contused his ov;n coaches with his Frequent changes in his backfield combination last week. While all- Eoiuhwcst Clyde Seoil Smack-; over has been at his old winyback slot when field general Aubrey Fowler is at tailback. Scott often played at tail with converted back Alvin C. Duke on the winy. Mill- buck John -Hoffman of Little Hock and blocking back Joyce Pipkin were a; liieir usual places in these combinations. Passing was featured in early drills with Long. Howard Hughes NOW! New additions (o our staff .of ex- pert* enable us to give you belter, riuirker watch repair (ban ever b#. 7 DAY SERVICE fore! Bring Your Watch PAT 0'BRYANT • For Better Service • Better 'Workmanship . Pat O Jeweler Main at Second Sts. Phone 3261 Oklahoma Billboards Outlawed as Hazards OKLAHOMA CITY (UP)—Nature 1 lovers who liuvo fought" billboard advertising lor years have found a friend in tatc -Highway- Department DU'tctor H. E. Bnfley. Bailey lias ordered commercial advertising signs cleared from all federal nnd state highway riyhts- of-wny in Oklahoma in. a move against "proven traffic ha'-sards." Biilljoards visible from the state roads bin located on private properly jiJ'e not affected by the order. Read Courier News Want Ads. •^h^ Requiescot In lime of sorrow Icf. us make flic arrange- ;» incuts for a <iuic(, (tig- > nificil fiint-Tiil service. % We will lift your burden. «^_r^ ^ HOLT FUNERAL HOME Here's Your Chance to Buy a Reconditioned Car at a Reasonable Price! Our reconditioned cars run like now! They're clean, well cared fov ears that do justice fo the money you invest. I'oolc Motor Company buys only good cars at fair trade prices and resells at a low margin of |>rofii. WR SKT.L GOODWILL WITH OUR CARS! POOLE MOTOR CO. South Highway 61 at Steele, Missouri Phone Steelc 49 ELLIS 1'OOLK, Owner & Operator These Cars May Be Financed By UNIVERSAL C. I. T. Easy Pay Terms S-E-E the Mighty JEEP! BE THE FIRST TO WEAR JR. HALF-TRACK All the gang'll wanl 'em ... be sure you're the first to have 'em ... a pair of Winthrop Half-Tracks. Rugged us all outdoors ... new ' and different as jet propulsion. FAMILY SHOE STORE 312 W. Main Phone 2342 INTHROP SHOES LOTS OF FUN f Oft ALL AT THE OLD CAR DERBY ^ At the Mississippi Co. Fairgrounds Sunday, Sept. 14,2:30 p.m. AND EACH SUNDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER THRILLS! SPILLS! FUN GALORE! * Full Racing Program! Stock Model Racers! See the Jalopies in Action! ADM. m Sponsored 6y Dud Cason Post 24, of the American Legion

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