The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 30, 1947 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1947 Farmers to Aid In Saving Grain Grass Roots Driv* Takes Form Through Agricultural Agencies WASHINGTON, Oct. 20. (UP) — President Truman's cltliens food committee today launched a Brass roots campaign to gel the nation's k farmers to conserve their chare of the 100.000,000 extra, bushels of Wain for hungry Europe. The tarm program, announced i Jointly by Committee Chairman ' Charles LucknrSn and Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson, gave ho new grain-saving suggestions. But It laid the organizational groundwork for cooperation on a local level. » The announcement said thai presidents of land grant colleges , would start the ball rolling by appointing state- livestock feed committees to develop specific grain saving suggestions "adapted for local conditions in each statfi.' J Luckman and Anderson said the program' for the first time would bring together In full cooperation all private and governmental agricultural groups—national and local—to "put into effect" the agriculture department's grain saving campaign announced Oct. 8. The program included: Conserving grain supplies by feeding more roughage; marketing hogs at lighter weight to conserve corn; shorter grain feed o£ beef cattle; closer culllne of dairy herds and poultry flocks, and elimination of • losses of Iced grains through careful harvesting and storage. Lnckman said tl> program "should provide a large part of the grain to be saved and will also mean that conservation by industry mid L.v consumers will be more fully effective." The state livestock fcrri coiuniil- Ves will Incluile representatives of state larm organizations, feed dealers manufacturers and the colleges' research and extension stalls. The (.•raeittees will help the. colleges draw up local grain saving plans which agriculture department field agents will bring to the attention of individual farmers. The national farm organizations —the National Grange, the American Farm Bureau Federation and the National Council of Farm Cooperatives—already have pledged support to the Agriculture Department's campaign. BL-VTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COUU113R NtfWS Newsman, Who Served in Navy, Now Edits Own Paper in Siam ly. But becaute the compositors do not know English words— or even English litter*— (hey havt to select each letter by Its appearance on the typewritten copy. So MicDon . ald liu to keep a very close eye on .it Jpust three times to cllmlnntc nil errors. Pmchnkorn Is printed on 1111 old - ilnl-bt'd |ii-<'*.s, nguln such on ilu> only rotary press in Blum, brought lii'ie by 111* Jnps lor their wartime proiiuRimdu piiblieiitloii every word, and the entire paper .r,i v ,," »,h nr musl. h» ~-~,f.r^.j .„;< ««™,{7j f 111 "* Is "p.ible nf rcnmlry wrckljc.s In (lip u. s. slill! iiltl's use. 'Such a press, liancl-lod ordi- rt^ HK niusi [ in one lonlint', at Icnsi. MiicUoii- uUrn-niodcrn, It Is must be proof-re«d »nd corrected pjoducort unilor rcsldonUnl lions qulle unlike the olil-fn? » , ," les an Horn. Dul the Post ii ji.lntnl Mclory—In what used l>c the home of a wealthy merchant. The compound hu a Illy pond and statuary. ' : ' 'f/here Is no house-to-house de- Ihvry, The IMIKIS. are sold in stores and hotels. In tlie beginning MacDonald had only ,35 i>cr cent of Ihe slock In his senture. Kow,' have made eooudi he hu acquired a'lull belt In addition to bcio( MacDonald *rlt*4 all prepare* a dally fr<?nt-p«*« r makes up the frdol-p«f«, and all copy after It has Alexander. MacDuualrt: lie found Ihr Siamese appreciaU reporting too Editor's NOTE: Bert Brant, NEA- Acnie war correspondent-photographer, now is on a round the-world assignment via Pan American Airways. By BERT 11KAN1JT NEA Staff t-'orresponilenl BANGKOK. SITM, Oct. 3D (NBA) —In just over a year, an American ex-sailor has overcome many obstacles to create the leading English- language newspaper in southeast Asia, plus- the second largest Siamese-language newspaper in Siam. Alexander MacDonald, native' of Lynn.. Mass., graduate .of Boston University, and a veteran of several American city rooms rase from apprentice seaman to lieutenant commander during the war, and lor a lime headed the OSS detachment, heie. As soon as tie was discharged he got Huancinl backing from Siame.Sk; friends, leased a printing press that the Japs had used for propaganda purposes, and started his Siamese edition July 1, 194S. A month later he branched into an English-language daily. Now he is thinking about adding a weekly magazine. Prachakorn (People), the Siamese daily, has a circulation of 6000, which Is exceeded only by one Mn- salional blood and «ex paper. The Post has only JOOo buyers, principally becav.se that, covers almost e»ery family here that can read English. Mat-Donald had two big problems yith Prachakorn. First was for an American to know what Siamese want lo read. He solved that by the simple expedient—learned on newspapers in Pawtucket, R. I., Bridgeport. Conn., and Honolulu— of presenting facts objectively, but standing up for Siam In its arguments wllh Judo-Chirm and any others. Second, he had to pay about SE6 for every 500 sheets of newsprint in the beginning, and even now he pays sbout »8. which Is from" six to eight times the cost In the United States. With the Post. MacDomld adopted ihe suine formula of objective news reporting. French residents do not. like that so well, but Americano and British do. Here, too, he had the extreme cost of newsprint as an obstacle. But one other thing caused him even greater trouble: None of his printers speaks, writes or reads English. HAM) SET The Post is set by hand, one letter at a time, as some American country weeklies were until recent- Kiwanis Club Sees Film At Navy Day Program Members ol the Kiwanis Club saw a Navy battle film showing fleet action in the Pacific at Navy Day program held during their weekly meeting yesterday noon at the Hotel Noble. Oscar Fendler, local representative of the commandant of the Eighth Naval District, presented Arthur S. (Todd) Harrison with a World War II Victory Medal. Guests at the meeting were Chief Petty Officer w. P. Fisher of the Navy recruiting station here, Don Krick. Give Pat O'Bryan. WELRY of Jonesboro and Earl L. Oliver and IX>n Arney, both of Blythcville. OLD FAITHFUL Bottled in Bond Bourbon TOO Proof KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY ' Also Yellowstone Black Label— SO Proof .HAHKETT HAMILTON, INC., Distributors, Little Rock GENERAL DOES THANKLESS KITCHEN TASKS AUTOMATIC DISHWASHER DISPQSALL* WASHES ALL THE DISHES BWOCCS OF •/ ELECTRICALLY Think of it! No more dreary hours spent washing dishes. The dishwailwr in the G-E F.lturie Sink will wa»h lh«n apirklinj clean — MlomatUMj. And in work-Having partner, the G-F Disposal! remores food wine the modem way — right down th* driin and out of the home. HUBBARD & HOKE APPLIANCE COMPANY jpeals louder than words and the gifts you select hert are a reflection of your very good taste. Say what's in yourvheart and say it beautifully with lasting, lovely jewelry from our large collection. 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