The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 17, 1947 · Page 4
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PAGE FOUB 8unr*»toni For Better Farming gressive Farmers. Featured For Thi»,: Section'* Pro- BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)" COURIER NEWS FARM NEWS-FEA7LRES TRIDAT, OCTOBER IT, 194T •< hm FudiiM of TU*: Africdtwal 8*etiM. Farmer Co-Ops Voice Concern Congressmen Hear Of Attack Launched .'By Businessmen 'BY'GKOKGK E. K'KKIIV, Jr. '(jUn)tfd Pr«s Staff Correspondent) • RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 17. (UP) — The touring House Agriculture Coui- mt;t«« today was warned by a Sou- Uiern (arm cooperative lender that the Southern (armor's blRecsl, worry Is "business 1 interests that are tryilig to destroy cooperatives." W. G. Wysor, general manager of ilit Southern Slates Cooperative Association here, told the committee that the 200.000 farmer members of his organization are "willing to produce to abundance" to meet foreign snd domestic needs. '•"But',.'he said, they are "worried a'fiouY wh'al "certain business in- teitsti »i)ti emigres;," wilt do. '•£i^tain business interests that are attempting t° destroy farm cooperatives," Wysor told the congressmen, "are trying to secure the passage of legislation iii Congress thai would hurt us all." ! Seek "Grass Roots" Opinions The. House committee, headed by CliatrrMii Oiifford R. Hop*. R:, Kan., made Richmond tiie, first stop in .their bus tour of the country. Tliny are- seeking "grass 1 roots opinion" Jrbth the nation's farmers on the food crisis, farm problems Eisirt . what the country wants from Congress. Wysor, who retired from farm- ins; several years ago to mann^e the Southern States Cooperative, .: said Jiis members in six slates feel they "have the right to choose lli ' own methods of marketing buying;" "If that right is denied," he totd the committee, "it constitutes a threat not only to the. economic freedom of farmers but to the freedom of the whole country." .Cooperative officials dining with the committee and Virginia's Gov. William M. Tuck nocltlctl in HB'ee- mcnt as 'Wysor neclivrcd the "attack" on cooperatives was taking two forms. "They are- trying to convince the public that we are pinkish, Socialistic or even Communistic," he said, "and they are trying to claim that ~ '-- we operate on an uniair basis be. cnuee we have a tax coemption." Charges Tcrnu-d "Kiiliculnus" , Wysor called the first charne "ridiculous" because "everybody knows that trainers are the backbone of individualism." said the second '' Two Bottles for Two-Headed Calf 7-States Fair Suggested by Political Boss MEMPHIS, Term., Oct. 17. (UP) —Political Leader E. H. Oi'ump su?- gested today that the annual "Miri- Soutli Fair and Livestock Show" uc named the "Seven States Fair." ••It seems that the name of our MlilSouth fair could be changed," Crump said, "and that all of its literature could identify by name the states it is intended to .serve— Tcnm'ssre, Arkansas, Mi&si.ssipt»i. Louisiana, Alabama, Missouri/and Kentucky." Crump recalled days "not so lone West Tennessee .went to Nashville, Louisville and St. Louis. "It is different now, and Memphis is getting 3. large share of this business. Our trade area, for instance, now extends castwardly to the Tennessee River and Includes such thriving Alabama towns as Tuscumbia, • Sheffield, Florence, Decatui', l Huntsville, all of which are friendly to Memphis. To the westward it embraces Arkansas, penetrates well into both Western Kentucky and Southern Missouri. To the South and Southwest we not only serve the entire state of Mississippi, but dip heavily Into Northern Louisiana." Dairy ft«s«orc/» fxp«r* Joins Univmnity Fatuity Ark., Oct. IT.— Oils H. Horton hu betn »ppotat*d assistant professor of aninul Industry In the University of Arkmnu* College of Agriculture, Dem LJppert S. Ellis h«t announced. Mr. Horton will carry on research in dairying and will teich cour*«« In that field. New Mexico Collet* ot Acrlcultur* and M»ch«jik«l Arts and received the deiret of m«Ur of »rls,Jrom the University el Hlwourl in June of thU y«*r. H* t»u»ht cUlry hm- bandrjr »t New MexJeo A. and M. Collet* (or on* je»r ind alto aerv- ed u fnduate u*tit»nt in dairy husbandry tt the University of Uls- ,.<. .ourl. from 1M1 to m» h*-Mm.|!j| •d u an officer In the Infantry nt the U. S. Army, apendlng two yeara Mr. Horton U a graduate of tht ! in th* Pacific theater of operat when most of the business in | C avc > Ky, An eight-mile subterranean, walk beneath two Kentucky counties can be-taken by visitors to Mammoth 1 J> '* l '. : '*t**-"-«?£3!r~n&*^'-'-Z.~^''$ '"^l ;•« ::•..<.- •.. \^^€p^S^?'^^i ^ r^- :• •;•;;"^S'^g^lW^fK•]} I-'nrnicr ami Mrs. Steve Lute simultuncously feed me two heads of a G-day-old Hrclord licicr bom on their faiiu near Blnckwell,Oklahoma. 'J'he call has two distincc heads, four eyes, (the center two arc glared) only two cars tind has one larynx which is attached to its right, fnce. A. veterinarian gives her a good chance to live and says she is normal in all otncr ways. (NI!A Tclcplioto.) "5 War Bride, 20, Americans j Ways to Save Held in Killing \UsingMore Grain^Studied Of Army Vet j Food 1 at Home By Committee REDWOOD CITY, Cal.. Oct. 17. ! (UP*—Twenty-year-old Palish \vnr bride Jadwiga Curtin, hold on suspicion of slaying George W. Connor, 25-year-old cx-Gl ami father of three children, yesterday faced an additional charge of robbing a i Stanford University student. | 1 Mrs. CurHn stud she was iiUenied ! five years by the Nazis nt Frank-' furl. She shot Connor early yester- '• day in his speeding automobile while they struggled for possessicm of n flun which she .snici belonged to her boy friend, Howard Durhsim Anrt Ytc tinkl the second thai^p * of Snflril ' d ' Ari7 - She niet Connor m e7nt^et,eM*!4i^^ C ™a; i! » -^ »™l U»U . r.de will, hi,,, "na cooperative that is H'TCO! coop- crfttive has very much to tax." -Wysor • said 'he thought the lax' saying slie w«s forced Mo point the.; (:uii :it him "because he drove like ; "Word gets around when It gains are sold For the house, from basrmciil to ceiling, Thai's why the folks at TILi: .TRA1>1NO VOST Have a reputation for honest, square-dealing;!" POST PHONE gtt »-?0 WEST ASH Mrs. Curtin and Durham were ', rlenUfied ' • today by George -Caul- i Held. Stanford shidenj. ns the man- ' vomnn team that robbed him Sun- ! day night of S-10 nncl a wrist watch after she propositioned me In a" bar." He was i\bo\it to tnkc n ride vith her when a mmi he Identified as Durlunn held him at pistol |jlbiul. Connor, collect ion munagcr for ji oan company in Sail Francisco, had >ecn drinking lieavily the pnaL few nonths. His wife. Shirley, satd "ho was a very intemperate mnn" and that she had planned to divorce Jhu. She said that Connor, whose par- exemption feature had cost thp. or- iianfzaUnn "nioro. in bad public rc- Intions tliaii it hn^ ever bcpn worth in dollars and cptits," Farm cnoppraUve.s ar.r prrniittecl certain tax exemptlon.s on profits they hold as a reserved Wysor told the committee lie line) hrrn iii tcmcch with cooperatives all over the country and he claimed they were all worried about the situation. Ho said farmers everywhere bo- Hcve cooperative's are "e-^e.uUnl to reasonable prosperity" because they pmuit farmers to get "an adequate return for- their products ami pncourapo I hem to produce an abundance of foot!." "And I believe." he continued, "that ouis is the only free nation in the world today becau.se we have an abundance of food." Wysor told the commit tee farmers arc lonkiuq to the House anri Senate agriculture committees to defend their right to perform srev- ices for themselves on a "cost of business'' basis. "We feel that, you are nur legislative defense," he said. WASHINGTON. Oct. 17. <UPi — OrspHe'-liirKc lod shipments abu'iul. American.*; nte 20 per cent morn food per pet son In thp fir.sl half of 19-17 than they did cm the i\v- era^e before the \var, the Corn- juerce Department, reportcd today. The department .said In n summary of U. S. tradp that the value of foodstuffs exported In the first -six months of 1047 u'as the hiphr r.st for any six-month period In re- et'jit years — $1,244,000.000 — but that, the actual amount sent n- broiul was not as larpc a-s In (ho first, half of 1346 because ot price Wheat, including flour, paced foiid exports in Ihe January-June prrlod with 18UHH>,0[X> bushels scut abroad compared with 112,000.000 bushels during the first hnlf of > 1 pnLs reside nt Kosciusko, Miss,, told i lie i 1 he lind Ijoen Injured in battle but thi\t siie hud iievev seen \\\s Purple Henri medal or cllallon. At Snn MBteo"Ctmnly jail. Mrs Curtin was seemingly cold, unemotional. "I died in a Na/,i prison cump — now they ran kill me In America!" she told shr.rill's deputies. : Mrs. Cuvtin mnriied nn American I GI named Curiin in Br'/.nnn. camr in America to live at Havre, Mont., but lefi him following a miai rcl last Fall. WASHINGTON. Oct. 17. (UP^ — Presideul Truman's food committee was reported today to be cooling to the idea of pint-sized bread loaves to save grain for Europe. It .stepped up H,s efforts, however, to find some means of lining up the nation's brewers and bakers behind the drive to save im extra 100.000.000 bushels of grain by next July. Committee Chairman Charles Luck man mot with the brewers and bakery representatives* yesterday. He sntd he was hopeful a final commitment could be obtained I from both groups by nightfall. Luckman wants a ^"subfltnubia!" cutback in beer production. Because of technical difficulties, there .seemed little pnssibility thnt bakers would be asked to make , ha If-sized bread loaves except in ' are being marketed to some extent, A Unking industry sp-okexvnnn said that- by the time the bakers could switch tn smaller baking pans, the European food crisis would be only | a matter of record. In addition, he ! said, there would be the problem , of packaging and wrapping the • £iiuxlLcr loaves. lfl4G. Exports of fruits rose in the fir,st three mouths of 19-17. but dropped below I04G figures In the i .second quarter. YOU CAN "EXTERIOR DECORATE AND twtffy with BONDEX M5S at some limt To t^ v * your Komc tn.di.vi J- utility, paint it w itK Bonilcv, ; '.tKc pvtented wall finish lhai i t *«»U <Umpnt&s out ant! a^Jj ^i«he chirm of color. Brush it ^'•B, Y our sclf. Low cost. dor-oni Dry. CjrtJTfir *OND*X Co/.r Cfcarf from,,. HUBBARD HARDWARE ASKAXSAS PAINT.- GLASS * WAU.PAPER CO. 105 E. M»in 81. KKSU3IFFI CODNTT LOMBEH CO. : 1S01 W. Main .St. E, C. ROEINSOK LUMEER CO 3!» \V. Alh BATTERY RADIO S50..95 LONG-LIFE BATTERY PACK . Precilion'cnfjinctrc.tanil hniltfor pccfccl per- fnrm.lncc hcynnj :hc hi.qh-ln.c!. Kxlra selective, sensitive. OJM fautrjal circuit hrin.cs in news anil ceitcN.iinmcnl even uniler ailver.se conditions. Ilin enyin-rc.nl A\\\. (iu.ii<li,in Reminder and nn olT hnlt'x-cye helps s^vc batlcrics. lUmkime vvjlnut caliiuct tv-uh room for the sin K !c plus battery pack inside; ADAMS APPLIANCE CO. J. W. ADAMS, Mgr. A Complete Ii:tdio ScrvTcc Dciiarlnirnl in I'onncction 2n«-nS \V. Mi.in Phm , c 2071 ON and OFF INDICATOR >V OH DEAR...PAPERING DIDN'T HELP MUCH.DID IT? Don't ov«rl*«d your wiring system. Wh«n you build »r modernize provide ADIQOAJl WIRING. ARK-MO POWER COMPANY ROUGH CYPRESS BOXING METAL ROOFING PLAIN RAIL WINDOWS 11-8" FIR DOORS For Farm Repairs E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER COMPANY MIOIW 551 319 W. Ash St. for more profit. FIT COTTON INTO BALANCED FARMING! 1. Fir cotlon into balanced farming, J, T«l« e«rg-«f your toil, together on th» best variety. 4. Male your labor count. 5. Control iniech «nd diseases. 6. Pick and gin for tiigh grade. 7. Sell for grade «nd it»pU value. J THE FIRST NATIONAL. 'IN BLYTHEVILLE The Only National Sank in Mississippi County Careful planning means labor that counts—soil that is always in good si, , t ,a —a balance of crops and livestock that yields maximum returns. To aid cotton producers in planning for profit, the Department of Agriculture, State Extension Services, National Cotton Council, and other organizations have prepared a Seven-Step guide to greater cotton income. Your County Agent has full particulars as to how you can utilize the Seven-Step Program most advantageously and most economically on your own farm. Talk it over with him. Join with your neighbors in taking the seven steps toward better cotton farming. a.

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