The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 2, 1947 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 2, 1947
Page 11
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1947 BLYTHEVrLLEi (ARK.V COURIER NEWS Weather Favors Harvest of Crops Enough Mojstur«. Available for Seeding Fall Crops By United Press At long last, the weather in Ark- alisas has' turned favorable for farm crops. • f _Y The weekly- weather and crop 1 <V bulletin Mid that the week ending-!, ycvterday ivas favorable for farm' work and that rapid strides were' • marie In the harvest of cotton. I rice, corn and hey. "Breaking of land, preparation of seerlbec-5 and seeding of small grain and winter cover crops ntso rhade good progress," (he report said. "Subsoil moisture is still short and surface soil is dry in some areas," the report, continued, "but, in general, .there Is enough moisture (or immediate needs of fall i seeded crops, pastures and meadows. It Is dry enough, on the other ' hand. Hint harvest operations are i not being delayed. i Cotton picking and pinnitv was in full swing with the crop opening fast and weather favorau.- for harvest. Yields per acre were reduced by drought in most areas. but. grades have been high so-far.. The high winds and rains about Sept. 20 causcrt a small amount of damage to the crop and hurt the grade of cotton picked since then. The added soi! moisture will induce better development, and ma' turity of late bolls. Bolls are smaller than average and many opened prematurely, staple Is shorter than •' . usual. . ..-'.! Many pickers from' hill'counties have gone Into me delta where Mexicans also are supplementing the local.labor force. Some counties, ho-rever, still need additional labor, R!C.E Being Harvested The rlce' full swing 1 with a large portion of tr— «---• being combined. Inadequate Redheads' Red Army Figures Will Show What Port Of U. S. Produces Shapliest Women WASHINGTON. Oct. J. CUP> — Th« Army reported yesterday that bclorc long U will have an answer to th« age-otd question of which gMfraphical region produce* America's shapeliest women, And It will have 528.576 body measurements to back up its claim. Right now ill I he Army knows is that the tallest women come from the Pacific Coast. And. the shortest from New England and the Middle Atlantic &tfttrs. Bill when the Quartermaster Corps tinishea analyzing the mejumc- mentft of 9.K6 women who served in (he WAC >nd Nurse* Corps dur- m.iiii mm rtunien giuw i ing tht war, it will know all about Hie West Coast. female figure*—at least geograph- | "1 suppose." lie said with Sixty-four individual measurements were taken on each woman. The final statistics will be broken down regionally, according to the subject's birthplace. The Min-py showed Unit the Army's "moan average" woman .was 26 years old. live foot four inches tall, and weighed 133 pounds. The Ivcavlol of the 8.259 was an Army Nurse who lipped the beam al 246 pounds. k The Army Medical Cor]* was caiilious -in rommenimR on the preliminary findings. A spokesman Mid it wns (lie first time he «v.»r heard lhat women grow Inller or "lhat iiie climate might have some thins; to do ivith It." ically. The itallstics are now beins processed by experts st the Har vard Bvisineu School. The Quartermaster Corps took Excuse It, th« measurements at separation CLEVELAND (UP) — The traff. center* at the first step in solving rourt had i nove lexeme to pn GI Jane'i clothing problem* sclen- j into Die books after Walter Brent- tlflcally. It was anxious to lind ( son was summoned for dlsplayinr. out, for example, how ninny nurses' ! only one license plnte. BrciUson unl(orm« per thousand should be i replied to tlip rhnrgc: "I IhouRlu designed for women who were five i the other one was nn case feet tall and weighed 120 pounds. i last the first." Out California way, where Hollywood stars change titles like olher people change jocks, Susan Hayward is now known at the ;"Most Beautiful Redhead." This '•' present title was conferred on her by the Associated Redheads ol America. Explanation of Soviet Anii-U. S. Talk Sought —.™~,. Oct: 3, arp) _ Gt nr Luclui B. 'Clay jaii yeitenUy he perishable because of moisture, was taken to the dryers. High winds blew down. a. considerable amount of rice about in days ago, but it is believed Iliat much of It can be saved ••'If favorable wevithcr continues.. . . . , . A large amount of early corn Is being h'ai'ves'rci. Some fanners arc eager to get their corn out so they can nreuare land for \\:j£lei.--Cover crop; or turn livestocK'finto.^l'he fields Early corn ylejr)^-A'rarif e fair to Jgocd. Most planfid. ar late. : . ' '--ife:^»' i - ; '' ; ' Some oSfe and other Sgaii/gfiiiiii' seeded before the rains, afe>\]ir or coming up to good stands. Much land Is being prepared for 'the ex- Soviet propaganda chief In 'Berlin before a. German audience last week./..": . • Clay."U." S. military governor in Germany, revealed a.t » pr»«s con- ference'that he had sousht'an explanation -from the Hustlan military • governor. Clay also a,noimceri without nual- , , ification that' plants In the Wesl- Wliplei-:cover er " 20nes liEted ' or dismantling ._»-;_r..:-_-:-»t_ would be dismantled regardless of pny German opposition. Clay said he had tak-n official - „— _> i speech by Tulp»nov, head of the Propaganda . Department. , .--.• as much as told a leftist- audience,. clay said, that the United Stated as an eneiriy was to b« 'considered " •• "•- !-• pected increase in acreage of Fall I seeded oats and winter Isgumes BAKERY SPECIALS to Give the Family a Treat COCOANUT CAKF T wo thick layers covered in Fresh Shredded Cocoa nut ON SALE SATURDAY ONLY! 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