The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 29, 1947 · Page 16
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PAGE BLYTHEViLLB (AKK.) .OJUKIER NEWg WEDNESDAY, OCTOBK* », 1MT U.S. Sends Miich Grain to Europe MOM to fe N~d«d In Lot* Spring, Officials lUport By VINCENT BCKKE (trotted MM SUn CuimniUml) •WASHINGTON. Oct. ». (UP) — The United States, it was lexrn- ed today, has slowed down'the flow of grata exports to hungry Europe for fear ol *endtng "too much, too early." • •- • ,, , x U. «, grain Is be'ng.shipped to Europe this month 'at only a flight- ly faster rate than the President'* food committee clatmr, to be saving "extra" bushels for export through its conservation program. Officials said the export slowdown wa* Inspired chiefly by fear that the government would find Itself short of grain Then Europe needed It most, just before the harvest 'In late Spring and early Summer. Meanwhile, the 40-day nationwide distillery shutdown to save (rain ran into a legal block. A Kentucky Judge upheld a liquor •ales agent's suit to compel a distillery to continue producing and delivering whiskey. Austin Fisher, committee vice-chairman, commented that the shutdown was strictly "voluntary". Other developments 1. Th«.f:ood committee rejected Mren more request* (or "exempt- tons" to th« distillers' shutdown. Msher said only an "Isolated few" of the nation's distillers had refused to comply with Mr. Truman's request to close down last Saturday midnight. A committee •ource said they were three California distilleries. He declined to Identify them. 2. The Weather Bureau reported that rain during the past week brought "general" improvement" to p»rt of the Winter whent belt, but said many areas hadn't yet received sufficient rain; -3. Chairman Charles Luckman predicted last night that the food committee would hit its goal of saving 100,000,000 bushels of grain for foreign relief by Jan. 1. But < he couldn't predict when voluntary rationing and meatless, egg less and poultrylesi days would end. He said that was up to the President and his administration. 4. The food committee will announce today a nation-wide program to help farmers "make substantial savings In grain. The government' began braking Its grain .exports early in October, about the time Mr. Truman launched the conservation drive- Up to. that time the U. 3. had exported 78,658,544 bushels of grain In July; 64,818,682 bushels in August; and 50,812,054 In September. Here's how the future shapes up: Shipments.— October. 35.000,000 bushels; November 41,000,000. Government-purchased grain currently on lap for later shipments — 81,000,000 bushels. , 8UH to be purchased to meet the i*»emment's export goal of 510,- M0,00» -bushels bjTJune 30 — 221,- OOS.OOO bushels. Significantly, the President's food cabinet jtill Is "sitting on" Its announcement of 1 December grain Police in Paris Battle With Communists FARM, Oct. ». (UP) — officials today regarded the .battle between 16.000 Communists and several thousand police last night as the most ominous »!*n In France since UM liberation. It was feared that such fighting would Increase and spread over the nation with the situation drifting straight toward a showdown between the Communists and anti- Communists. Neither side showed any sign of backing down. Last night's lighting started only a few hours after middle-of-the- road Premier Paul Ramadler, pleading for his government'before ihe national assembly, had warned that If the country Is split Into two camps: "there will be civil war and It will be the ruin of Prance." Tlie Communists congregated on the Avenue Wngrnm, on Paris' West End, to break up a meeting "for people oppressed by the Soviets," which was called by Gustave Gautherot, a prewar senator. , Police beat them with clubs and rifle butts down the avenue Into the plnce de Tonics, where mounted Republican guards broke up the crowd. Fourteen truckloads of regular army troops stood by with machlneguns to take a hand If the Communlst| refused to go. At least- 20 demonstrators were hurt and a few police were wounded by pieces of pnvement that the Communists pulled up and threw, several demonstrators were arrested Miey beat at police with clubs wrenched from wooden barricades flan* Wivcfcosr* Foiimf In Mountainous Region SYLVA, N. O., Oct. V. (UP)-The wreckage of a twin-motored airplane believed to be one missing since Oct. 16 on a flight from Charlotte, N. C., tx> Gainesville, Ga., was found today In the densely-wooded mountain* about 30 mllea South of here. First rports said- all three persons In the plane were dead. ' The sheriff's office said the wreckage was found in the remote Caney Pork section of Jackson County, one of the most ruggedly mountainous sections of Western North Carolina. 700 Rattlers a Day Keep Wolf Away FLASHER, N, D. (UP)—A native of this short-grass country has developed a lucrative business catching rattlesnakes. The live anakes George Sinclair ships to a southern company where the venom Is extracted. Others he sends to taxidermists and skin collectors. Sinclair uses the simplest equipment to trap the poisonous rep- Brothers Run $200 Into Big Business . • 1 A MINNEAPOLIS (Up)_J 'in ,[* years, two iOnrcapoUs brothers have run a «200 investment into a »100,000 business. Willard and Robert Re»nick, co- owners of the Trlploll Refining Co., set UR a paint manufacturing plant In 1941 as a subsidiary to Ihelr oil refining division. They recently had to build a. $75,000 addition to take care of the mushrooming paint business, which almost has outdistanced the oil sales. , Originally, they "bought Into" the business with $300. Since then they have expanded and taken over the concern. Both veterans of World War II, the brothers also have a paint process- Ing school for ex-servicemen. tiles: a length of gas pipe with a coiled loop pulled through. Sinclair has taken as many as 100 rattlers In a ctay. Read Courier News Want Ads. With the Courts Circuit Universal Finance Corp. vs Walter Ceilings, transcript of transfer from Chancery Court.. HOLLYWOOD Continued from Paf« L were John Howard Lawson, Dalton Tr^imbo, Alvah Bessie and Albert Mantz. The contempt cases must be approved by the full committee and by the House before being brought to trial In federal court. Both Bibcrman and Ornltz Insisted today on answering questions in their own way, at length, and both wanted to read prepared statements. Neither was permitted to do so. Hibernian shouted the denial was ful act." 'a cowardly and shame- After the shouting urnltz and Hibernian were removed from the witness stand, Movie Writer Emmett Writer*'Guild, wu called O«U1 Pmldeot Teatlfle* Lavery promptly answered Corn- mi tte Counsel.Robert E. Strlpllng'g questions us to his guild membership. x The witnesses cited for con- .tempt. have all refused yes-or-no answers to that a* well as the are- you-a-Conununlct question. Stripling asked Lavery why the others had been so reluctant, and Lavery retorted: "Mr. Stripling, I cannot go Into their minds." Lavery, a native of Poughkeepsle, N. Y., it a member of the New York Bar and, he sald,.a non-Communist. As the "only authorised spokesman of the Screen Writers Guild," he asked permission to make some motions, He wanted Producer Jack Warner recalled in order to establish that he left Warner Bros, studio voluntarily and not at,Warner's request. Warner told the committee last week that he let several writers go because he-did not like their political ideas. The committee took the request under advisement. Lavery then said he wanted to reply to "mistatements" he asserted film writers John Charles Moffltt, Morrle Ryskind, and Lavery, president of the Screen Rupert Hughes made last week about him. He particularly .denied Ryskind'§ testimony that the tulld under Lavery was Communist-controlled, and Hughes' "serious implication that I was a Communist masquerading as a Catholic." * Thomaa accepted the denial for the record. ... Stripling asiced Lavery if, as guild president, he had "observed any Communist infiltration." "I've said many times—I make this a general assumption—there probably are Communist* In the guild," Lavery replied. PREPAREDNESS (Continued from Page 1) sponsored Navy Day since 1922. Purpose of Navy Day, he explained, was to bring together people of the U. S, and the personnel of its Navy and to maintain for the nation's good an adequate Navy. Oct. 27 was Chosen Navy Day, he said, because it was the date in 1775 on which the first resolution authorizing American warships for defense of the aolonlea wu Introduced into the OontinacUl Congress. It ii al*o the birthday of Theodore Roosevelt, who, he pointed out, devoted his office a* preei- dent to the eeUMlthment of a sound naval policy for the United State* World War II Victory Medals were presented 22 former numbers of the Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps at last night's meeting. Accompanying Capt. Butterfleld were Lt. Cmdr. A. C. Olsen, operations officer of the Memphis air station, and Ray Bell of Blythevllle, a yeoman, second class, stationed there. Chief Petty Officers W. P. Fisher and C. W. Weatherford of the Navy recruiting station ben alaa were Introduced. 70 EASf BOILS ACHES OR SOUNESS Quickly apply joothirur and comforting GRAY'S OINTMENT with Ita wholesome antiseptics and nature aiding medication. NothinK else like It—nothing «o comforting—or pleasant for externally caused skin troubles. Sic. Get a package today. Joint Housing Committee Set Hearing Dates WASHINGTON. Oct. 29 (UP)— Chairman Ralph A. Gamble, R., N. Y-, of the Joint committee-on Housing today announced new his subcommit- making "gras: tour* of the hearing dates for tees which are roots 1 ' (inspection country. The dates were ' advanced to enable committee members to return to Washington for the spc clal session of Congress on Nov. 17. Hearings are scheduled today at Atlanta, Ga., and San Antonio, Tex.; tomorrow at Birmingham, Ala., and Houston, Tex., and Friday al Baton Rouge, La. The remainder of the schedule includes: Nov. 3 and 4. New Orleans, La Nov. 5, Memphis, Tenn. Anglo-American Trade Agreemer. Will Be Signed LONDON. Oct. 29. Harold Wilson, president Board of Trade, day that mi (UP>of the announced to- Anglo-American export allocations. The announce- f trade agreement would be signed ment was expected to be made j tomorrow In • Geneva nnd would 12 days ago. Agriculture Depart-! s've impetus to a British saleF merit sources said the revised De-' drive In the United States, es- , eember allocations had reached se- peclally in the West and ,Mid- eretary of -Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson's desk last week, but were being held up for a careful re-checking. Livestock 8T LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, Oct. 29. (UP) (USDA) — Livestock: .Hogs 6,000; salable 5,000; weights 180-lbs and up, mostly steady with average Tuesday. Lighter weights and sows, steady <to 25c higher. Bulk' of good and choice 180-300 IbB. $25.50-25.15; extreme top $26 .for several tots. 160-180 Ibs., $24.2525.50; 130-150 Ibs. $22-24; . few to .124.25; 10Orl20 Ibs. $19-21.25; good 270-450 lb. sows, $24-25; few $25.25. Heavier weights J22.50-23.75. 117-20 few, $20.50. Stags Cattle 6,200;^ salable'5,000; calve;, »,500, all salable. Market slow and buyers'bidding unevenly lower following Tuesday's Jate weak to S5c lower market. One load mostly top good, with a few low choice stcerf, *2fl; a few medium to good steers, *22.50-M8. Heifers and mixed yearlings, opened steady;. medium to "good kinds, $17-$26. cow trade ue- yeloped slowness under liberal supply; around 50 per cent of tc*ta! run being this class. Connors rind cutters, $11-1350. west Wilson said the agreement contained ' American tariff concessions which would open American markets to an Increasing flow of British 'goods in this country'r export-or-dic program. The Anglo-American agreement.. Wilson told Commons,, was one of 15 readied by Britain with other nations in the long negotiations at Geneva. It was one of 90 concluded by all ,thc participating nations, to be authenticated with a signing ceremony tomorrow. i Wilson said details would not b- announced for three weeks. Bull he salrt that Britain had reduced i tariffs and reduced some and ellm-1 Inated other imperial preferences. In return for equivalent concessions '. by other countries, Including the United States. Center of the US. livestock production Is west of the •" ' Firemen Receive Call To Filling Station on Sparks from a tin plate being ground with an cmory wheel ignited a can of oil yesterday afternoon at • the Texaco service station at Sixth and Ash but the resulting blaze did little damage. The names spread when an attendant, in attempting to extinguish the lire, knocked over the can of burning oil, Fire Chief Roy Head I cracked a plate glass window. COIBMIIA IKEWINO CO. ST. LOUIS This Fall you can be choosy.. . HART SCHAFFNER & MARX WORSTEDS tt Pick just what you like best; stripes, glen plaids, herringbones, sharkskins, nailheads, plain colors,... hard-wearing, press-keeping, style-perfect... America's topnotcfi suit values at $50 to $75 If It's For A Man . . . Mead's Will Have It! Exclusively at MEAD'S III MAIM «T«IIT

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