The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 2, 1948 · Page 5
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TURRDAV.MARCH 2. 1018 (Ainu COURIER NKWS PACK Southern Farm Organizations Maintain Demands for Change From First Price Parity Plan By Bernard Brennrr IlnltrA Vress Staff Correspondent ATLANTA, Ga.. March 2. (U.P.I— Southern farm oisani/.ations nnrt leaders, studying an equal-income.for-aKriculuiro plan advanced by » Senate committee, have not dropped Iheii dcni.mrts for a revision o! Uic parity price plan. Tlie oiisinal idea was to fix the value of individual farm products in relation to things farmers buy. Lawmakers who wrote the act determined that, in R normal period mie pound of cotton, for example, sold for enough to buy two loaves o[ bread. -K "• — " * Regardless or actual prices In the : stable. ^* future, they .said, a fair price for 1 The department proposes uslnn a P^cotton would be enough to buy ' moving 10-year base period. This those same two loaves, whether at. year It would be 1931-4G. Next year 10 cents or 50 cent.s. It would be ':(8-'l7. This would pro- The years Irotn 1909 to 19H were , vide a modem relation between 'considered Rood average years and i 'arm commodities, ami the relation still serve as the base for calculat- "1 farm commodity prices to farm ing the parltv prices of most farm expenses would be retained on the products. Department of Agrlcul- • old 'OO-'H level, ture executives from lime to time Under this modmiiml parity, in- compare the prices of Items farm- c udtiiK the wn«c s of hired namIs ers biiv now with the prices paid the present parity price of beef rat- tor those same items in the 1909 to tie would BO up horn $12,80 to '14 iic-liod SIG.Ott. Modern parity »n some Forexamnlc if farmers pay three items, cotton »nd wheat, lor ill- times as much' now. then the price stance would actually be lower Ihev received for each farm com- than the current figure, modltv in the base period Is mill- The department opposes the Pace tinned hv three to give the current plan to include imiiald form hands. IIPIICU D> UIlt.1, lu f, ,|,,,1,. „.„„„,. .,..„ , imr^cr.nlpr Communists Take Czechoslovakia Chechoslovakia Is now completely communist-dominated, with the sue- ci-s.sfnl coup ol Premier Kl.'liunl Gottwald'.s ,-inmnmiist control, extending Red domination as far went :is the Hussion /one of c.crnmny. Tli' area. 2,L>lil.m square- miles, is more linn two-thirds the siw ol the I Stales. iNEA Tele-photo..) TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR IK31DES parity price. The hist hole in this, as far aa Dixie Congressional lenders such as Rep. Ste'phen Pace, D.. On., me concerned. Is the fact that the cost or farm labor is Ignored, Farm waecs have skyrocketed since the base period, mid Including them in the list of things farmers buy would increase the oarity price. Could Work Two Ways The Senate Agriculture Sub- Commiltee. among oilier groups points out that this could be- a two- cd^cd sword. In bad times, farm .down the support price level. Backers of the Pace theory reply that wages ore not ever likely lo fall to the 1909-14 levels, even in depression. And the Georgia Congressman last year introduced a hill to Include not only the wages of farm hands, but an allowance for the theoretical wages of unpaid family labor In the parity formula. A Tlie Department or Agriculture, "neanwhllc, has developed "modernized parity." and presented it to Congress for study. This overhaul lakes note ol the fact Uiat vclntlon- sliips between farm commodities have changed since 1909-14. The cost of producing cotton and grain has dropped, but. the cost of producing livestock remains relatively saying their woses are re| by the food, clothing and other it'cms bought by farmers. The USDA favors authority to juggle .support prices lo prevent .surpluses trom piling up. NEW YORK (DPI—The Society of Illustrators has announced a ;S10,000 scholarship program olier- ' ing plr/es lo art students throughout the country. The contest, open to students from colleges and accredited art schonls, has as its theme tlie "Spirit of Public Service " Sluily the above dnuvltiE Tor & few mln ules. Nocice p»il1cvilarly liow Die ml flows from Hie liver into ami out ol th gftll-btadder niiU tlitncfr ITHo (lie smal Intestine » Here It mixes with tile poMly digested food )mt below lli<- !lom«rh. Bile Is a ucces-saty jidlunct lo pro(>CT <li- Kt-stlon Its absence /rom the UUL-SUIH-S Inevitably causes putrclactlon nnd ler- niciitatlon. NATURE'S DANGER SIGNALS When your stomach, liver, and t;al) bladder have been upset by improper eating or drinking, or when they are not working well because retained and putrefying food matter in your intestines is poisoning your entire bouy. yon. sooner or later, begin to feel some of the following symptoms: Your hrealh may become unpleasant. Uialitosis), your toniue coated, a ad InMc In your mouth, your coffee and tobacco) lose Iheir natural lavor. your food docs not agree with on; you may have heartburn, itas lid diiiy snrlls, you may be troubled vitb lirlVliinc; nt night the gas In •ovir bowels muy press upon your bladder making you Eft. up frcqucnl- y, thus breaking into your sleep. In tlie morning you nre llrrd Instead of refreshed. Gradually your health is impaired. Your roiniilrxlun may become sallow or bilious; dark rings niny appear under your eyes, you may feel Ijiy, dull and irritable or blue and melancholic. You may have frequent colos (catarrh* or dull head-ache: your bowels stop their free, full and natural action; you have constipation. gas. putrefaction and self-poisoning ("IntL'Sthial toxaemia" or "acute gastritis" as many doctors call it). HOW TO CKT RELIEF You can relievo this condition, usually overnight, by Inking Calotabs at bedtime and drinking water irccly next day. The beneficial effects ot Calotabs lie m the fact that they are. (1) laxative (21 antiseptic to the Intestines, (3) diuretic lo the kidneys, (4) effective in relieving symptoms of biliousness and acute gastritis due to consll- pallon or taiiUy digestion. Calotabs arc pleasant to take (sugar coatcdl, prompt and etlectlve: Try them and -see. follow label directions. At your druggists'. You don't ride two bikes when one is enough . . . Why pay for duplicate electric systems where one will do the job? One of America's grc.ne.u .isscis is the network of electric comp.iny transmission lines that carry light and power to nearly every corner of the n.nion. Some people in govcininctu w.mt to build duplicating systems. ,U heavy cost to you .ind other t.ix- payers. instead of using these readymade networks 10 distribute electricity made at government dams. Transmission lines cost m.iny thousands of doll.us n iin/e:' Power produced at govern nicnl- Viuilt d.nns should lie sold, without special privilege or discrimination, to the existing po«'cr systems for distribution. This will save the expensive duplication of transmission facilities, help to co-ordinate ihc cnlirc power supply of each gcogt.iphic.i! region. and assure its widest possihle use .11 ihc lowest practical rates. An)' savings made possihle by ibis pi,in shonltl be passed along 10 ihc users of electricity, under rcgti- l.tiion by Slate Commissions or olhcr propeily constituted rcgul.tloiy bodies. This will assure .ill ihr benefits of river development and hydro- powcr without ihc added expanse of gcA'Cinmem dtiplu.uion. It is fo your bentlil lo hnoiV the facts ahont your electric srfL'ice. and to mir* lo /jmv !/ou Aooit' them. That's why I/H'J iirfiYrii.vcmrn/ <* published by your iMsimsi-manaynt, lax-paying tlcclrn company. Ark-Mo Power Co. HOME-MAKERS.. PRfCJtf CUT IN WARDS HOUSEWARES JAMBOREE! HANDY KITCHEN TOOLS CUT-PRICED ^ Fnml |>rr|iaviilimi ran bn simpler in ynnr Vilrlirn, if ymi use, llir, |>rii|irr lools. Hny mm-, frir Irss ... A tine polal') maslicr, ludle, iiiriisurinj{ s|inon, rake Inriirr, »[M|. ulii or fork. Sliining tiliroinc-iilalcil inolnl, willi lacipicrrnl naliiral-riiiish wood handled. WARDS 3-SPEED ELECTRIC MIXER OA 9 ^ ])(!(':• tlir arm-work f"r \nu! ',\ ir.Mn! pprrifs U> inrrl all y<mr mixing rc- '{irirr-Mirrit?. (iliroitir-plnlfil l"-;iiric; IKM hililr nidlnr fur rxlia nlility .iiul * 3 ' ron voniriHV. ('(iinjildc \s ill) 2 j;lass howls; aiii'ossorirs for pxlmrling juicca. SILF-SQUARING A QQ CURTAIN STRITCHER *\ rV\sy to «?P.! iViljiislalite. wood (ranio; t.i«j-lo-rcail markings; ruslpn>of i/in.^. WARDS GOOD QOAVHt AUTOMATIC IRON l-'aliric heal cdiilrol! 1'laslic liamlle, atlaclieil conl ami |iil"l lighlt AC only! RtVUSIftLI CHROME a-SLICI TOASTW Our hamlk lowers bolh doors—bread tin us itself for browning other side.

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