The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 13, 1949 · Page 16
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 16

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 13, 1949
Page 16
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PAGE SIXTEEN BLYTHKV1LLK (AKK.) OOUH1KK NEW8 Cotton Acreage Changes Urged House Subcommittee Seeks to Smooth Some "Rough Spots" By Gordon Ilrowfi "WASHINGTON, Dec. 13. (AP>— £ house subcommittee undertook yesterday to sec what can be done to smooth out some of tlie rough spots In the cotton acreage allotment law. Headed by Rep. Pace (D-Ga), the cotton subcommittee sat down with Agricultural Department officials to determine If (he law it&elt jmLst be changed or If administrative procedures can be revised to meet a flood or protests. The meeting v/a.'i closed to reporters but Pace said It prabctbly would be opened Jafer. ''Whatever conclusions the .subcommittee reaches are vital to many people," he fold reporters, "and should be given the widest publicity before Thursday's cotton referendum." Many farmers Imve protected tlmfc their individual acreage allotments are too small, that Ihe cuLs from their 19-19 acreages are out of proportion in some instances, A-s the committee started work Rep. Cossett (D-Texas) submitted a proposed solution agreed on at a meeting of Texa.s ration growers This proposal is Hint notwithstanding provisions of the new J:uv week. no farm cotton acreage allotment for 1!>50 and 1951 should be smaller than 75 per cent of the acreage planted in 1047 or 1948, whichever Is larger, or smaller than 35 per cent of the tilled acreage In the farm. The group also proposed that If Aome fanners do not utilize their full allotment the unused portion be distributed among other cotton producers. Asked if this could be done under the present law Pace .said one of the things we're going '*>(' , Stf r ' i-l'KK roi Nil KI,.U\ — Tlie brutally beatm body of Mi.ry Ellen Harmon Cilwvd, 16, of Kviinsvitle, Incl., was found in a deep sinkhole near Hop- klnsviile, Ky. Franklin Thomas Slay, -'2, college student of Griffin, mil., signed a detailed statement admitting the hammer-slaying. (AP Wire- photo). TUKSJLJAi, UKUKA1BKK 18, 1949 School Funds Apportioned By State Board T.riTI.B ROCK. Dee. 13. M»i—The Arkansas Hourd of Kdiic.ition ye.i- lerclay made a second iimirtcrly apportionment of about $1,300,000 from the common school funds. The apportionment wn.s at the rate of 53 a pupil to eac-h school district. Totals by counties Include: Arkansas 415,051; Clark $15.879; Columbia $20,828: Crnighead $34,512; Faulkner 810,407; Gnrlancl $25.413; Greene $21,501; Hcmpstead SIB,.'!?!: Hot Spring $14,769; Jefferson $49.485: Miller $22,1M; Missis- , .'ippi $67.791; Ouachlta $22.830; . " 1<lt . 5 j Phillips $33.765; Pojie $16,173; Pn- :°'"B lOjlaskl S99.90G; Sebastian $40.407- iiiiu DHL. . Isevler $8.559: SI. Francis $32901- Here for tlie opening of the meet- | u n j on 514 fjtil!- Washington S''7 07V Ing were Reps. Pace, Cook-y <D-NC>,! \vjnt c S''!I5S8 ' Bramblett (R-Callf), McMillan ID-j ,.., , ' , , ,, — - _ -!-. _ I I lie board voted to withhold a pait of the a])tmiiionrnetil from two SO, White (D-Calif). Grant <D- Ala), Albert (D-Ol:la), GoMc-H, nerthey ID-MKs), and (D-Ark). Onlliing ; school districts which iiavc defanlt- j ed on ailiuml paymcnis of revolving fund loans. The districts are Clover Bend in Lnwrence County, which -, I : ~ owes S717 and Bcebe in White Some species of conifer evergreen County which owes $5(12 These trees have needles which !ait for I sums will be withheld to settle the MX or seven years. deficits. daughter of Mr. and Mr S . Ear | ,v. Wiley of Austin. Tex., is ,950's March of Dimes poster girl. Her picture «-|II spearhead th the National Foundation for Inf;u.ti!c Paralysis. 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