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

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 11, 1947
Page 11
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THURSDAY, SUPT15MHKU 11, 11M7 Estimates of'47 Crops Reduced Corn Drops 34 Million Bushels from Aug. 15 Prediction of Yields I ''WASHINGTON. Sept. '11. (U! 1 ) — I The Agriculiuvc Department ycstcr- I day estimated the critical and I drought-hit 1941 corn'crop at 2,403,I COO.OOO bushels. This was a drop of | about 34.000.CCO bushels from the | Aug. lo estimate 1 . i The record \vhciU crop was csti- ?nuted nt 1,408,032.030 bushels coni- . imrcd with the Alls. 1 prediction of 11.435.551.033 bushels and a 1040 har- 1 vest of 1.155.715,000 bushels. • The discouraging corn report Intensified the threat of further retail price in this country and possible sharp cutbacks in food shipments to Eurcpc. Even Hie huge wheat crop could not offset the disastrous effects of the s>ooi' corn crop. i Tlic |KX>r corn crop means a crlt- ] ical world shorlneR of Brain and I higher prices for all domestic grains. \ This', in turn, wilt mean higher Prices for meat and other coiutnmii- lies depending on grain. Cuts Wheat Shipments . It also will reduce the amount of I wheat tins country salcly can spare I to deficit food areas abroad with- I out losing cur own economic balance. 1 Tlic tiew corn estimate was based I on crop conditions Sept. 1. It did I not 'reflect possible inroads made I in Ihc crop by drought since then, lit compared with an 'Aug. 15 csti- linalc of 2.437,CC1,000 bushels. I The crop was almost certain to I be the smallest since the critical I drought year 1936, barring an ftl- 1 most miraculous improvement dnr- I ing the few remaining \vceks of I the growing season. I The crop compared witli the rc- L-ord 19!B production of 3,287.927.000 Fiushels and an average output, of 12,639,102.000 bushels during Hie 101 year period 1936-45. As for wheat, the harvest now is ! virtually complete. There probably I will be Httle clmnge in the harvest I estimates from here on in. 1 Spring wheat production was es- I timatcd at 312,S54.00a bushels com- I pared with 343.423,000 bushels in I 1946. The Winter wheat yield was I put at I.C03.648.000 bushels. This [compared with 87:i,893,COO bushels [last year. Other Crops Estimated The Department's estimate of I other crops this year compared with n that order included: ncco _ 2,150,511,003 pounds. «0,ODQ. s — 1,226,792.000 bushels, 1,7.010. beans — 181,247,003 bushels, 5.0CO. • Beets 12.140,033 tons, 10,n 'ar Cane - 0,136,0:3 tons, 5,0. •Icy — 235.919.0CO bushels, 263,0. • : — 25.4K.COD bushels. 1E.C85.COO. :k\vhcikt — 8,862,000 bushels. MO. xsccd — 39,521,030 bushels 32.0. e — 10,057,000 bushels, 71,0. kin Sorghums — 89.937,000 bti- . 106,737.000. 1- — 102,030,000 tons. 100. 860,- inuts — 2,144,850,003 pounds, !30,000. •,atoes — 363,108,000 bushels, ;9.000. ' ^ ps — 44,:;!4,000 pounds, 53,10. IJLYTIIKVILLK (AHK.) COUU110K NKWiJ PAGE' ELEVEN Plans Offered For Operating Idle Rail Line Proposes Another Holiday] CHICAGO, Kept. 11. (Ul>) Keu. I Bcolt W. l.ucus. !(.. 111., said tuday he planned to introduce » bill in Congress to make election day u national holiday. Here's a preview of the gown 1 I'rincess Alice will wear at the wedding of her son, Lt. Philip Mountballen, lo Princess F.lizn- belh. Greek-born Paris couturier Jean Desscs designs the royul dress with model's aid. UY KOB KllOWX (Uiiitrd Cross StuTf C'orrc'SLiiimlrnU LITTLE HOCK, Ark,, Kepi. 11.— (UP)—A ciiiivjns committee made tip "f shippers alon^ Uu- idle Mt:s- Houri rtiul Arkunsus Itnitroad todny heard three proposals lo place the line- back into operation. The proposals will be oon.siderisl I:iter I his week at n meeting of three co-receivers, operating: m»*« of llm>e in'AJor v;\Uvo'.uh nml tho Public Service Commission. One or mote of the prepositions will b? presented, to 'Feeleral Judge John K. Miller in Fort Sinilh iH :i hearing Sept. 25. Thri'e Lllilc Rock men said they could phic? (lie line UHu operation on a freinht-hantinji only basis under a three-year lease with im option to buy for $1.000,033 ;it expiration of the lease 1 . Minor Eumner.s, lepresentinj; (.lie Arkansu.s Public .Service Commission, MLf^ thai lht» receive is investigate the passiljilily oJ plucni^ the: line in first class rondilion and Icjt.'iinK it to a lar^o raiiroiut. And K 'F. Gipson of Tulsa, Okli . proposed tlial 11 HI receivers issue certilicutjs lotalin» s^O.QGa. He .suf;- tosied a onc-ye;ir irijl operation ol :i '2-\0-nnlc jK-i-tion brnvecn Konsctt, Ark., and Neo.sho. Mo., in co-oper- jdif'ii with the Kansas City Soulli- ern Railway. Tile Little Hock men were Fred- crick U. Andre. 1 ;, John K. Itiixton and Troy W. Lewis. They Haiti they have the financial backing lo buy ih^ line if three years ot leased opera- is sitcce.ssful. The opcnHoi'i would furnish motive power and would operate on a cash and curry basis wilhoul lixed seliL-duU-d. In an entirely new projx^ition, Sumner.s su^f;ested ilial ihe receivers sell vhe present rails und other scrap for an eslimatcd S2.C03.003 aiul spend it lo rolmbilluuo Vh-> property. He SHU! if it were put into first class condition a larger railroad, sueli »s the Santa Fe or Fils:o, might be interested in entering a leirio aBiTcnient for the line. Suni- ners agreed lo draw up his prop;j- .srtl in writing and (iiseuss it further witli the receivers, Gipson sakl his jilan was developed during the past ei|;hl months m consuhaUon with President W. N. Derainus of the Kansas City Southern. 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