The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 2, 1949 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 2, 1949
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BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Net Farm Income Shows Big Drop Agri Department Official Testifies at Committee Hearing WASHINGTON. Dec. 2. <AP> — An Agriculture Department official said UiLs week that net farm income has dropped off S4,000.003.000 a year from the $18,000.000,000 peak of !<M7. It mny decline another $2,000.000.000 next year, he said. The official, Orls V. Wells, enief of the Bureau of Agriculture Economics, made his forecast to a senate Agriculture .subcommittee lir:td- ed by Senator Gillette (H-Iowi). The group is looking into a price spread between \vhat the fanner receives for his product and what the L'on.inmer pays for it. Wells testified that farmers ovci the aLst year have been receiving about one-half of each dollar spciil by consumers for food product. 1 bought in retail stores, and about one-eighth of each dollar .spent for; ordinary cotton goods. j He noted that farm prices have ! been drifting dov:n\vard for .-.nine 22 months, unt marketing cosLs have remained about constant. "The farmers' share of the retail food dollar declined from 53 per cent in July. 1918. to 49 per cent in October. 104Q; the share for marketing agencies rest a corresponding | amount," he added. ^ i Wells testified that the "laraest | single item intervening bcUvecn farmer and consumer are labor r.harges of one kind or another." CHAMP ST EER — Lin-Lo, n blacl: Abeideen Angus steer, gets o big hue l' nm his owner. Bonnie Lu l.OKiin, 15, of Van Wert, O.. for winning Ihe juninr i^iatul t:h;mi|noii?liifj riljium al the llllcriiatiunal l,ivtM<H k Show in Clu«"i^o liormii- l.u. tl tnyh £< hool soiitiumoi e, send she lias rulk-c'icd ovt'i Sliiino in <:ik'f ol raltle duims hoi sLx veais with thu V;ui V/L'rt 4-11 Club State Extension Service's Cancer Detection Work to be Spotlighted Overseas Boys Play Wit/i Shotgun; One Meets Sudden Death CLINTON, Ark., Dea. 2—(/r r —A 15-year-old boy was killed by a shotgun charge fircri by his younger half-brother near here yesterday. ]>onald Gresham, sLucJent at the Clinton Vocational Agricultural School, was killed instantly by the charge which struck him in the stomach. His mother, Mr. R. B, Harris, who was away from home at the time, said the gun was fired by Brian Harris, 11, as two younger chidrcn looked on. She said the children were playing before Icav- inp lor school and thai Bruin grabbed the gun, which he thought was unloaded, and pulled Che trigger. Authorities said no Inquest will be held. Resumed by E NEW ORLEANS, De:. 2. Rice i or ,shi)Jin'.'iu to Iuri'jiit;.SLi being gatherert in Louuiitnct under a ' revival ol Kcotiotnic Co-perraion AdtniiiLstniLioii- {-rant.s to Holland. \VUliutn Reid, e-xecutive vice prc.s- ick'nt of the Rice Millets A'^'cintion, .said tills week thai SlO.fiOJ.OUO woi'th cjT rice is bums* acquired in I-oiu.s- iann r Tt?xns nnd Ark;xii-sf\.s o.s a j-.tnp- j iiK'ii -ure until ihe Indoiuvian crop becomes avuilfible in April. Reid -s;ii<l two .-;hii?s huve bi-cn n.ssignrd to pick up .some ol Liiu rite at Lake Charles. The prude behifi puicliii-sccl is United States No. 6, unpulL iiecl, which contains alx»m GO per cent broken ii,"e. Rein .said the purr basins :i[',ent, I:itornn.tion-Roiter(!ain, hi<-s offctud $G per 100 jKJunds lor ihi.s Dilute. UN Approves \Essentials for r_ WorW Arkansas' adult education |iro- pram aimed nt early detection of cancer among rural residents will receive national rccoynitioti nrxt month when "Cancer News." ofti- eial organ ol the American Cancer Society, spotlights ihc work of (he Arkansas Agricultural Exlciibioii Service in liatlih educiUion. Miss live Snylcs, NVw York City, editor of the pubHi/ivtion, arrived fti Little Rack early this month.' She intended to .spend a week netting the Arkansas .story of three years of effort by AES to drive lutitc | to rural re.sklenLs the nnporlancci of recognizing tiny early cancer symptoms while the disease Is In the \ curable 5tajje. j MLSS Saykv» met with Aubrey IX Oate.s, nsstxrUitc director of the Agricultural ExU'Jision Service, and with Miss He-Uui Robinson, health education specialist, for the e.\ti-n- i -sinn .service. She WH.S iircclcti in Lit- ' tie II vk by Mr.s, WflUum U. Bxi k- shi'i, Fnrt .Smith, commander of ihe Artans;Ls Cnnccr Socicly, ;uid by Willia Slule.s, Arkansas executive- director of the ACS. Arkansas wa.s selected uc.'tmse the state was one of the pioneers in development of a working rural adult education program. The drive tia-s been pushed through h««mr demonstration clubs r.nd through other rural groups -since the appointment of Miss Robinson. TV Station in Tu/sa Launches Operations NRW YORK, Dee. 2—</T'j—T h o United Nut ions A.sscmbly .swamped ^ijvii'i opposition yesterday and luidou-d ;t !'J-point Werstnt IL ]tu\ver tif-»-l;:!;tr30]i luyi]!s down essentials lor ivortd peace, 'Die vole [ollowed a shnntcrt Riis- sii'.n rieninl that the Soviet Union is interfering wjth the affairs of Yi^oslavia. On;- ji'imi in (he. a.s.'-.emhly c3echi: 1 ution calls on nil nations to re fin in fiom ally intervention in , ihr nftuirs of otner countries i The United StMcs-Hrltlsh pro- j po^ul \\it-s adopted iiy a \ r otc of j ~y.\ 10 , r >. The ne^ntive \-ou?s were ; cast by the Soviet bloc, Yugoslavia a bss uinei!. Russians Aiutrci Y. Vishinsky told the a.s.seinl)!y Yupoflavia's charges of Soviet, interference are "non- Record Harvest Of Lespedera in Nation Predicted lilTTLK ROCK. D e c. 2—UV- Favorable \vCitlticr cimitition.s for, Jespcmk'za lias sot the sltiLje for a record breaking '^D.500,000 pound harvest in the natluti, the crop reporting .service has reported. In its weekly bulletin, (lie service -said ilie Arknnsus i-rop is at 9,'JOl).Ol)rj [KJuucIs for liuy. The indicated Arkansas yield will j lie considerably Lir^er than the 1 H.800,000 ])0iitids produced last year and will more than double 1 the •1.000,000 pound avmigu prodvuetl tliu in^ ihe (en-year period from . 19^8 to 1047. the u^eiicy said. ' All hough yields per acre are cx- pet-ted 10 be luryer tliuti last year ill a iiinjority ol ,stnte.s, the a\'crnuo of '21(1 ]»m i ids forecast for the. United Stales this yeur is M:\TI ]3ouJicis thini (he iccord 1UIB yield of .47 pounds. i I Prospective yields in nil st.ilcs. I except Louisiana, exceed the 10- j year average in (hose states, and \ average 'A'.\ pom ids tmn e thait the ' average u f the United Stales. TULSA. Ol:la.. Dec. 2 IAPI -The. tri-.-tate iuea.s first television sta- Planning Agencies Elect tion KOV of Tulsn. was in opera- ! lion toclny Zfjlto\vin<; fo]-ni.i] cieriica- lion. , . The Oklahomu-MK'mri - Ai-kan- sa.s TV ouLlet will t;:;ily ftoin 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Chi'iinrl 6, using bolh live and! liliu fare. LOUISVILLE. Kv.. I3cc. 2. (API — ; Tii.e Southern A*,!U'inUon of State ; Phinniiv^ and Development Agencies j c k\sed its meeting licre after elcet- I Ins as chairman Harold V. Miller. j executive diieeior o[ the Tennf.s.sce StPte Plnnnini,' Connni-ssion. Nnsh- ville. Vice-chairmen hielucle I. J. S'.eeci, Little Kock, Ark. Senators Launch An Investiqat-ion Of Coffee "Prices WASHINGTON, Dec. 2—</]») — The government todny bcyiin n .check ii]i on just how much coffee (here is in the United S'jites. A survey «[ .stocks was ordered by the census Huj-cnii at the request of Senator Gillette <D-Ia'. Gillette heads a Senate Agriculture Committee which Is Invcstigut- ing tlic recent sharp rise in coffee prices. fc'otuc senators contend (lie so- called coffee "shortage" is ;i myth, fostered in part by speculators and helped unwittingly by housewives frightened into hoarding. 1 n a statement. Gillette sal d speculators have been spreading rumors that the Senate Ingc.sliga- tion has hceti ceiled off. On the contrary, he stud, it has "only started." lie announced that officials of the pan AmerU-nn Cnffee Hurchn, New york, have been asked to testify Monday. State to Get $277,215 Tor Forest Highways WASHINGTON, Dec, 1. (AP> — Arkansas has been allotted $271.215 for Improvement of national highways In the 1951 fi.scal year. The money Ls part 01 520,000,000 npimrttoned to 40 slates, Alaska inul Puerto Rico by the Commerce I partrue,iu'.s Bureau of Public Howls. Apportionments nre marlo on the has Li of area nod value of laud owned by the government williin the national fore.sls hi caeh state. Srle-cticm of rcad.s to be hupiovetl will he made after study of recommendations by the bureau stall, .state highway depnrtmcnl.s and tlie Ayrleultuic Department's Foie.'it, Service. Because dark red looks Just like the blackest black to the camera tube. Unit color often i.s iuse<l a.s a substitute in tclr-vi.sion. Honeymoon Hot Over, 'Veep' Tells Newsmen NEW YORK. Doc. 2— </l'f— Viet President and Mrs. Aiban W. nark- ley, arrived here yesterday and the "Veep" .smilingly told reporters the honeymoon has "just .stalled " The couple arrived from Thal- m:in, On. "Is the honeymoon over-" wrv ! I lie first ruiesllon a reporter firct al the grinning, 71!-year-old vice tA PRIZE HAM—Holland Anderson, 15, o( Leland, [II., shows the 225-pound Poland China hog that won the junior grand charnnu'n- fihip tn the 4-H feeding contest at the 50th International Livestock Show in Chicago, The hog Is one ol 10,000 animals trom 30 stales exhibited in the biggest farm show on e.irlh. PORK CHOV* ...A NEW HOG FATTENING SUPPLEMENT TESTED* and specially developed by Purina Research and Farm to help your grain fallen hogs fast MARKET HOGS EARLY. ..many market 200 Ib. hogs in 6 mos. Early market is usually a high market. PRICED RIGHT, made and priced to help you produce pork profitably. See your Purina Dealer today. Lei him figure out an economical Pork Chow and grain ration (or you. 4493—Telephone—4493 J3& L K. Ashcraft Announing Neiv Location Of GUDE BROS. 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