The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 1, 1951 · Page 6
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PAGE TEN (AUK..) CUUKii',11 Nh,VYS State Farmers Alerted For Bollworm Outbreak By The AiMdalM ftftt Arkansas farmers have been alerted against the most txU-nsIre outbreak by bollworms In 10 years. A crop report Issued Tuesday ty the Ark i lisas extension service specialists, warned that the attack Is "likely." They explained that a break In corn silking periods bringing about a scarcity of corn' is expected to tend the worms Into cotton for sustenance. The report did sound one bright note. It said the fight against tht; boll weevil is showing progress. Dry weather find poisoning were credlt- «t with preventing increased In- fwtaUon. Jackson County was one of the fow counties In northwest Arkansas reporting a weevil Incmise, The Infestation there, said the report, is up to 10 per cent. Some areas of Southwest Arkansas reported a weevil Increase, while punctures ranged up to 31 per cent in Asliley County. About average for Arkansas wns Pulaski County, where infestation was reported at 21 per cent. The report also noted thai the red spicier has been detected rn areas previously untroubled by the insect. Ury weather, the report said will allow the pest to increase. Arkansas Cotton Region Eyed as Disaster Area WASHINGTON, Aug. 1. </P> — Agriculture Department officials nre keeping an eye on areas of Arkansas where rain has hurt the cotton crop to determine If they should be designated disaster areas, This was the word given to Senator Fulbrlght (D-Ark) today by DHlard B. Lasseter, farmers home administrator. Fulbrlght told a reporter he has received several letters from Arkansas cotton farmers relating reports of near crop failure because of continued rains and inclement weather. He has referred some of these to Lasseter. In a letter to Fulbrlght the ad- ministrator said lie likewise I received simitar reports and has asked the agnecy's state agent, -J. V. Hightail, to keep an eye on ihe situation. It Is too early at this time. Lasseter said, to designate any section a disaster area. But he said crop reports will be studied as they come In find if such a designation Is warranted It will be made. When a county is designated a disaster urea farmers may seek disaster loans (ram the fanners home administration to help then- plant a crop the coming year, Sue! loans are at favorable rates and terms. MOUNTAIN (Continued from Page J) ber" hill. Slowly the tough Infantry men made their way up the rocky slopes. They had close support from tanks that fired almost point btr. fk Into the enemy bunkers. Some of the bunkers, carved from rock, hail only one entrance—their firing slit—and were defended to Die death "by North Koreans who had no way out. Unless, of course, they hnd chosen to surrender. The infantry used grenades an f J flame throwers against some defenders. Finally the last assault petition was reached late Monday afternoon. Once again artillery blasted the craggy slopes and—as It suddenly stopped—the infantry stormed up- wurtls. Allied guns from "No Number" laced the top of the crest. That did it. The attack by the crack troops swept up. broke the last of the rc- fhtancR in 45 minutes and finally srr^red the crest at 5:45 p.m. .11 that was left of the enenu pr_.jably not more than two pla icons, was seen fleeing down the north slope of the mountain. The dog-tired infantrymen looked down from their price. Across the flatlands below they could see for seven miles. The position had been reversed. Mow the Communists woulj he galled by Allied artillery p.nd morlwvs while the delegates debated peace. OPS Representatives ^ Slated to Visit Here Two representatives of the Offlo of Price Stabilization will be In Bly thcvlllp tomorrow to confer with businessmen regarding OPS rcgula tlons, the Little Rock office an noimcliiR this morning. Nick Bass and Jim Swain will tx in Hie Chn'nbcr of Commerce office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow, the announcement said, Obituaries Mother of Blythevil'e Man Dies after Stroke Mrs, George W. Harolson, mother or Floyd Har&lson of Blythevillc 1 , died I his morning of a stroke eul- icrcd ten days ago. She had been an Invalid for three years. The 67-year old woman lived In Augusta, Ark. Services will be conducted in Augusta, probably tomorrow morning. Besides her son, Mrs. Harnlson is survived by lior husband; a dauyn- lci\ Miss Susie Belle Hnrahon, also ol Aiifjustri; a brother, Floyd EliiuH of Pine Bluff; and EI sister, Mi> Lillian Wilson of Cnrlsbad, N. Mex. Chinese General Warns UN to 'Accept or Face Fatal Danger in Korea' SAM FRANCISCO. Aug. 1. (/Pi- Gen. Pen? Teh-Huai, commander of tht? Chinese Red Army In Korea, has r*;ld the United Nations to accept Communist terms at the Kflescng truce talks or be ex|X).setI to "a fat-ii tinnger." He was the second hlgli ranking Red army officer to be quoted at length by radio Pelping yesterday. Earlier Gen. Chu Ten, command - er 'n chle! of Red China's armies. , WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 1+ti I Britain to Build Atom Bomb LONDON, Aug. ]. OP)—Informed sources said today that BriUfoi te going ahead with the manufacture of her first atom bombs, A spokesman for Hie ministry of supply would not comment on newspaper reports that a test explosion wiH be mad« toon in the Australian desert. Wreck Victim A 'Little Better 1 The condition of Mrs, Marshal Gurley of at. 3, Hlytheville. who was critically injured Monday in a traffic accident at Dycrsburg, Tcnn., was reported as "a little better hut 5(111 serious" this morning. The conditions of her husband and nephew Max Gurley, were reported by relatives ns "fair". Mrs. Gut-Icy, a relative said, has still not fully regained consciousness. X-ray pictures were made this murnlng to determine the extent of her injuries. The Gurleys were injured when the pickup truck In which they were riding collided with a trailer-truck on n Dycrsburg street. All three are patients in a Dyersburg hospital. • Missouri 'Maid 1 Contest Is Set HAYTI. Mo., Aug. I—Missouri in a speech expressed "constant I ion hope" for nr. armistice in Korea but i Aug. ftj-scrted "imperialist countries do not wunt peace." state finals in the "Maid of Cot- contest will be held here 10, it was announced today joy Ronnie Greenwcll of Ilayti, contest chairman. The broadcasts, monitcred by the Associate:! Press in Snn Francisco, appeared carefully timed to blame the Allies i r the Korea talks were suddenly broken off. Rent Boost to Affect Few, Officials Say WASHINGTON, Aug. t. MV- Few tenants will be hit by the full 20 per cent rent increase over 1Q47 ceilings which is allowed under the new Defense Production Act. OI- licc of Rent Stabitoation official.* said today. Increases already granted, under earlier laws or local rent adjustments, will have absorbed all but fj or G per cent of the permitted 1 Increase in most cases, a spokesman saUI. A panel of five judges will select n Missouri entrant for the national "Maid of Cotton" contest to be held in Memphis in January. Mrs. Greenwell said Invitations to sponsor entrants have been mailed to 300 clubs and civic organizations In Missouri, but that girls may enter without being sponsored. Deadline for registration is Monday, he said. The contest will be held in the Joy Theater here. CEASE-FIRE (Continued from Page I) the meeting: hall. Such recesses have brnki-n two previous deadlocks. IT.N. spokesmen say that the old political hr-unriary between Nmih CONTROLS (Continued from Page i) creases which are tied to the government^ price index. President Truman, predicting the new la 1 * vrll! mean bigger prices for manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers, said It will be necessary also to "allow reasonable adjustments in wages," "We cannot as>k the working people of this country to reduce their standards of living just to pay for the higher profits this act provides for business," he said 2. OPS formally alx>lished Its slaughtering quotas. Intended to j prevent A flow of meat into black markets, Jn conformity with the new law. It also cancelled two scheduled \\-t per cent rollbacks on live cattle prices—which it has said would have cut nine or ten cents a pound from butcher-shop beef prices, Cattle prices have been rolled bp.ck as far as the new law allows (or farm products. 3. OPS clamped ceilings on prices of goods exported from the U.S., to conserve home: supplies and help the nation's allies combat Inflation, Exporters may not add more than the pre-Korea percentage mark-up to current domestic prices. 4. The Office of Housing Expediter, now armed with stronger rent control powers, disappeared DS such. Mr. Truman ordered its main portions transferred to Eric Johnston's Economic Stabilization Agency. and South Korea Ls militarily indefensible The Allies want, in the words of Wednesday's U.N. cchn- numlque,' M realistic demilitarized zone, equitable to both belligerents/' Joy Explains Benefits At Tuesday's session, Joy had explained how the Communists would benefit froir the Allied plan of creating a, buffer zone alortg present lines. Way for Quick UN Action Asked UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., Aug. 1. (flj) — Member countries of the United Nations were called on today to change their domestic laws to allow them to act quickly in any . U.N. collective action against future aggression. The proposal is one of a number made by a five-nation sub-committee whicn has been studying how to strengthen th» U,N. program of collective security b y economic sanctions. 1st Marine Wins Medal of Honor WASHINGTON, Aue. 1. Iff)—U Henry Alfred Comnjlskey, 24, who killed seven Communists in hand- to-hand combat, today was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor—the first Marine to receive It— for heroism in Korea. President Truman personally fastened the decoration around the neck ol the young first lieutenant In a White House ceremony. Negro Deaths Rites tor James Polk Are Conducted Today Services (or James Polk were to be conducted-at 1 p.m. today Caston Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Henry Shead oftid.lilng. He died Sunday at his home on Soul] Lake Street. Burial will be In Ml. Zlon Oeme ter.v. He leaves his srite, Missle Polk, two sons, Sam Polk and Frank Pol! ol Chicago; and one brother. Rob ert Polk of Detroit, I i What Don't You Need? 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Hubbard & Son's August Clearance FURNITURE PRICES SLASHED TO 50%! • Read The Original Price Tag • Read The Clearance Price • See How Much You Save! Hubbard & Son Furniture Phone 4409 Blytheville this worsteds look of success can be yours bt§ Hurt Schaffner & Marx No suit ever had more promising recommendations. Its all- worsted fabric has a colorful personality that speaks the language of business and wins friends easily. And there's 79 years of skill tailored into its well-bred lines. Smpll wonder you'll collect such handsom* dividends. [ If It's For a Man — Mead's Will Have It!

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