The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 10, 1950 · Page 1
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 1

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Thursday, August 10, 1950
Page 1
Start Free Trial

BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF HORTHKA »T AHKANftA* AMD •OUTOA«T MUMOUMI VOL. XLVI—NO. 121 Blythevltle Dally Newt Slyth«viU» Courier Mississippi Valley LeuUr Blytheville -HeriJd BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 1950 EIGHTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES riVB CENTS Corporation Tax Boost Is Approved Truman's Plan Given Okay by Senate Group WASHINGTON, Aug. 10.— . (AP) — The Senate Finance Committee today unanimously approved President Truman's proposal for a $1,500,000,000 a year increase in corporation taxes—boosting the top corporate income rate from 38 percent lo 45 per cent. The committee acted shortly after President Truman told a news conference that an excess profits tax will be enacted eventually. The comniittee ruled that the higher rates shall apply as of July 1, 1950. It refused to accept Mr. Truman proposal that the increases apply to atl of 1950 corporate income. The corporate increase Ls part of Mr. Truman's overall $5,000,000,000 tax increase proposal, 'to help fi- ^iiance the Korean war and America's armament against Communist aggression. Vote on Income Tax Near The committee probably will vote . tomorrow on the President's proposal for a $3,000,000,000 increase in levees on individual incomes—raising the rates by 20 percent in some Income categories. The corporate rate approved to- dav would be 25 percent on the first $25,000 of corporation income, and 45 percent on income above »25,000. President Truman said that he would of course approve an excess profits tax If it is added to his $5,000.000,000 interim tax proposal. Mr. Truman said, however, that auch a tax was very controversial and should not be permitted to delay action on the original White House proposal. He said Congress win DC m a bel- ter position to act on an excess profit* tax after November whet: it won't have election jitters. . The real battle on putting a ceil- 1 ins on' profits probably will come when -thevbill ifvchc-v the 3r nr^ floor. The vote there may be cloaip |fc; To Walt for Full'study ^ , George said if the 'Senate pins on such a tax he will move that the bill be sent back to his committee for hearings. He Insisted that action oil an excess profits levy be put off until later this year or Jan, nary, so that Congress can make & full study nf how to apply such a Th« corporation tax schedule now If, 21 per cent of the first $5,000; 33 per cent of the next f -.000; 2J5 per cent of the next *5; : .i>;''53 per cent of the income between $25 and $50,000, and 38 per cent on income above $50,000, The new schedule would mean higher taxes for corporations earning up to $31,250 and for those earning fore than $71,400. Corporations earning between $31,250 and $11,400 actually would get reductions in their tax obligations. Yanks Forge Ahead 13 Miles, Trap 1,000 N. Korean Troops >ive Is Biggest U.S. Gain for Single Day TOKYO, Friday, Aug. 11. (AP)—U. S. troops yester- ay drove 13 miles almost lo the outskirts of Chinju and napped shut behind them an armored trap on possibly 1,000 nemy troops. It was the biggest single day's gain of th« war Tor American forces. —Courier News Photo AUSTRIAN'S SEE DELTA PRODUCTS PLANT—Ten Austrian newspapermen, in this country under sponsorship of the United states State Department; University ot .Missouri and the .Rockefeller Foundalion •esterday visited Mississippi County. Above they are shown with Dr. Ellsworth Chunn, (extreme left), Uni versity of Missouri professor of journalism who is in charge of the group, at the Delta Products shortening plant near Wilson. "Baseball Is Between Chess and Tennis—" Austrian Newsmen Visit Missco Cotton Fields, Lee Wilson Co. Ten Austrian newspapermen no.secl around through Mississippi County's cotton fields yesterday. nnd Hie G. U Wliitc and Harold OhlenclorJ farms near Osceola. The Austrian5 are currently on They also saw part of the vast Lee j a tour of the United States which is Wilson Co. enterprises. Delta Pro- j being sponsored and dliecled by the duels Co., Osceola's canning, plant | United States State Department, Verdict in Edwards Case: Attempted Killing/Suicide p "Alijrooer'* Jury thjp morning returned a verdict of attempted mur- d*?*PwJitoei<$e'!ri its" in\ Million or the j double shooting July 30 which" resulted in the death of Don Edwards. Blytheville business man. and serious injury to his wife". Trie jury reconvened this morning in the office of County Judge Roland Green after a recess of 10 days to await the recovery of Mrs. Edwards, who is in * serious-.condition at, Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. - • The jury was summoned by Coroner E. M. Holt shortly after Mr. Edwards was found dead In a bedroom of his home at 213 East Kentucky and hts^ife was found unconscious on a bed in the same room. Both had been shot through the head, 1 The jury's report listed Mr. Edwards' death as caused by -''a self-inflicted wound while suffering a mental impairment." The jury's findings further stated that Mr. Edwards "shot Mrs. Ruth Edwards, his wife, snd then killed himself." Smith Holding 145-Vole-Lead Over Sudbury Two Boxes Still Out- One in Clay County And One in Missco With two boxes still missing hi Die six-county 12th Chancery Dis- * As Chinju, major enemy base In South Korea, tottered, North Ko- •ctins at the other end of the MO- nile front tolled to within eight niles of a U.S. East Const /lighter base before being halted. General Mac-Arthur's war sum- nary said South Koreans checked he enemy drive eight miles west of pohanK. The fighter base Ls near this city G3 miles north of the |)ort of Pusan. The enemy nlso loosed new at lacks along the northern front putting renewed pressure on tin .m port an L supply city of Taegu, 55 inile.s northwest of rusnn. Advancing Against Kesi They were advancing against re sisiing South Koreans oti R fron about so miles north of Tacgu. TIv Late Bulletin— WASHINGTON, Ant, W. M^— Arne HOUM herded li.i home front ^ control* bill lod»jr Into a Kriei ot »oles taadinfr toward final p»ss- Hf. By a top-heari roll call bil- lot of 393 to 3, it clinched Its Insistence on fi\ln f the President standby power to slup ceilings on »nd prices. Then Senate Itarted debating- a hill nith similar authority, Senator Tuft (R- Ohlo) roaring objections. New York Cotton Kiwanis Club Cited for Drive To Raise Polio Center Funds The Blytheville Kiwanis Club was commended yesterday by the Arkansas Chapter of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis tor its work in obtaining a new home for the Mississippi County outpatient Polio Center. A letter of commendation from* C., L. Ma&.sey Jr., si-ate representative for the National Foimdalijn WRB read to members of the Ki- wanLs Club by Arthur S. Harrison, of BlytheviUe, chairman of the Mississippi County chapter of the National Foundation. The letter from Mr. Massey cited the club's work in sponsoring the campaign for funds for erection of a building to house the center and called it "a worthwhile project not Osceola Council Okays Tax Levy For Sewer Plan Osccola's city council last nisjhl passed an assessment, ordinance to ( provide for retirement of bonds in Sewer improvement District No Oct. . Dec, . Mar. . May . July . Open Hi^h Low Close . ,1835 3835 T7&0 3601 I . 3837 3838 3805 . 383fi 3839 3805 . 3837 3837 3804 . 3786 3192 3755 only for Blytheville but for'the en-j- 1 which includes that part, of town tire Blytheville trade area," west of high school. 3763 Weather -Jimmy Sanders, chairman of ihe committee in charge of solicitations in the campaign reported thnt a •J '•, total of $2,293.73 had been contributed to date. This leaves the drive 51,20627 short of its S3.5CO quota. Mr. Sanders reporled that a check for $120,50 has been received from the Blytheville Lions Club Arkansas forecast: Partly cloud;. thi.i afternoon, tonight and Friday. Scattered thundershowers in north portion Friday. Not much change and one for $25 from the Woman's j 000 from e cam- l»sc. POSSrRI,E SHOWERS In temperature. Missouri fortcast: Partly cloudy tonight, and Friday, t>xally mod- tion tonight. Cooler north portion Friday, Low Friday, 80-85. Minimum this mornine-t». Maximum yesterday— B!" Sunset today—$;55. Sun r ise lornor row—5: n. Precipitation 24 hours to T today—none. Total since Jan. 1—43,99, Mean temperature imidway between high and low)—75, Normal mean tempermiure for Aug.—80.2. This D*t« LMt Temr Minimum this morning—74, Maximum yesterday—93. Fro ipiUUon Jan. 1 bo uiii cldle a.m. That area has been declared benefit district and real estate in that section of town will be put under a 20-year tax levy to pay for the improvements. Second ,Ward Alderman W. N. Prultl said today it was hoped bids would be accepted by Sept. 12 when the district- expects to receive $56,bond issues for that pur- Club a.s contributions to the paiEn. - I In addition lo this sewer improve- Plannmg Dedication ] ment plan for west-cm. Osccola, a Tom A. Little Jr.. president o* ihe complete new sewage system is club. announced at yesterady s I planned for the entire city, and meeting that plans for dedication the contract may be let during the ceremonies for the building are be- latter part of AuRiist, Mayor Ben F. ing made and that it is hoped that! Butler said recently. they will b'c completed Jiithin the - — next few weeks. Mr. Little also announced tlr.t the Missouri-Kansas-Arkansas Kt- w an Is District convention woulo be held in Topcka, Kan.v. Oct. 8-11 Three vllle < tion. L. H, Autry of Burdclte, state representative and superintendent I of BurdeUc schools, wa-s guest I speaker at ye.Uerday'5 meeting and | spoke on the needs of Arkansas* I Other guests included Edward Holt field of Rector, A. G, BrLckey of Osccola and Dr. R.. L. Johnson of Blytheville. A benefit bridge-canasta party at the University of Missouri and th Rockefeller Foundation. As Dr. Ellsworth Chunn Univcvs ity of Missouri journalism professi who is in charge of the group, ex [Dlnhicd. die idea is a part o[ U European rehabilitation progra and U designed to acquaint th Austrian* with democratic prc cesses. The Austrians have less than month remaining of a tour Lhat r gan in mid-summer. They ha seen Kansas City, St. Louis, De Moines and Memphis. i Southern Cotton Farms On their way baclc iq,.the_i>ast coast Mhl-y'll-make" scops i.6f ftta|ut. two .• weeks each) in Washington, D. C.,*an'd Cleveland. ^ They came to Mississippi County to get a look at Southern agriculture in general and cotton farming particularly. At Wilson they were met by Lee Wilson Co. Tru.sLee R. E. L. Wilson IIr and were visibly impressed by I he magnitude of the operation there. At ihe Ohlendorf (arms they Inspected ginning equipment and an alfalfa dehydrating plant. They saw the Federal Compress and canning plant in O.iceola. T he visiting newspapermen saw Godfrey White's experiments with corn and cotton and were shown his onion crop and methods of handling and packing that vegetable. "Carry Me Back" Walked through the cotton the unmistakable strains of ''Carry Me Back to Old Virginy" in thick Austrian came from one group' of Journalists. A few of the AiisLrians' Impressions follow: Baseball is something between tennis and chc^s. If war breaks out..Jet It happen before they return to' Austria. The United States is a country of great wealth. But it's probably not doing things much better than Austrians would if they had the same resources at thtir command. Occupation by United States forces is more desirable thnn being occupied by British, French or Russians but Austrians will be liap- picr when (and if) they all go hcmit. Others who met the Austrians In Wilson yesterday morning included Mississippi County Farm Bureau President Harold Ohlendorf. Godi frey White. Johnny Crain, Bill Joe Dcnton. E. H. Burns and S. D, Car! pentcr, | Gerald Dearing of the Commercial Appeal accompanied the group from Memphis where they cunent- ly are headquartering. trict. W. Leon Smith, BlytheviUe attorney, hold a 145 -vote lead ovei Municipal Judge Graham Sudbury cf Blytheville in their race (or chancellor. Dnofficial returns from the district's 195 precincts show this ballot box score: Siidbury—12.644 One of the unrcported precinct: was in Mississippi County, the olhei in Clay County. With Box Elder yet to b* hean from, the unofficial tabulation o Mississippi County voting gave Judge Sudbury 2.865 and Mr. Smith L,62l votes. »*r Ballots Believed Out Both Box Elder and the missing Clay County box were expected to contain a relatively small number of ballots, but i-claae estimate of total cauld not b* vude. fcftiiritnon, (he VTKnilft -rotes* for Judge wa^ 100 too high and a repetition of figures for two other boxes further reduced his total by I*. Another precinct that had not reported in time for yesterday's tabulation was Shady Grove. In this precinct. Mr. Smith polled 33 votes and Judge Suribury received 8. Carmi was listed as still nnre- porled but later election officials were told tiiat no balloting had been done there. With two lx>xes still out, there was a possibility that the outcome of this race would not be known definitely until the Mississippi County Democratic Central Committee cer tifies the returns tomorrow and the Clay County group canvasses that vote. New UMT Legislation Headed for Congress WASHINGTON, Aug. 10. (AP)—A Defense Dcpart- iient spokesman told Senators today that a new proposal or universal military training of youths should reach Congress HOOU. enemy still held n Nations Rive bridgehead 2!) miles southwest o Tacgu against fierce American nt lacks. Another bridghcad 12 mile northwest of Tacgu wjis reporte wiped out. U. S. Eighth Army leaders too hasty steps to protect the fighte plane base. It Is,eight miles south east of Pohang on the Sea of Jap nn. Two Red forces rolled h a c crumbling South Korean Iroop. there. AP Correspondent Hal Hoy Pohang said the Reds were pro .ected from American naval g by lotty mountains In some ol Korea's most rugged country. The Pohnng-bound Communists hammered down from Yongdok, which they retook Thursday, and drove on four miles to the south. The main threat to the fighter base cnme from another Red force rolling towara it from the mountain, village of Klgye, eight miles north-' wesl of Pohang. A North Korean patrol of 30 men commanded the Yongchon-Pohang supply road with tnachlncguns. 4 U.S. Plant* Downed Four U. S. Mustang fighters were Rear Admiral H. A. Homer, who eurcscnts the Defense Department >n legislation, gave that Infonna- ion lo the Senate Armed Services ^oinmittcc. Chairman Tydings (D-Md) had .old his committee that he understood a vast training program, M-obubly applying to all youths 18 and 10 years 'old, now was under study. Tydings tusked a group of uniformed Army, Navy and Air Force officers, present for the committee session, If [his were true. Acimli'M Ilouscr said a new UMT plan is "receiving intensive study of the Department of Defense" and should reach Congress soon. He gave no details. Tydiugs remarked tlial addltlona nclhods, beyond the present draft act and calls to duty for some National Guard, and reserve groups, probably must be found to provide Ihe manpower needed by the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines. The UMT disclosure came ns Iho Senate group voted to suspend provisions of the draft act that directed the Army, Navy and Air Force to allow 18-year-olds to volunteer for one year of service nnd thus avoid being drafted at age 19 lor 21 months of service. Under present law, 18-year-oldi cnnnol be sent overseas. Actually no one year enlistments have been accepted in recent months because the armed services said the program had proved unsuccessful. Council Okays Hiring Of Sanitarian for City The City Council last night voted to accept a Stale Health Department, proposal In employ a sanitarian for Blytheville and authorized payment of the city's part of the employe's salary. * This action was taken after some discussion regarding a. difference in 'he set-up as now offered and that >r]ginally outlined in a ictlcr to the City Council last January. Difference in the two proposals vas that originally Blythevitle was supposed lo be provided a city sart- tarian who would serve this city only. Under this plan, a city sanl- .arlan was io be appointed, by'.the' State Health Department to .work under the county sanitary engineer. William H. Mitchell, with the state Caruthersville Fair Dates Set Churchill Delays Major Address STRASBOURG. Prance. All?. 10. VF) — Winston Churchill has postponed until tomorrow an address in which he Is expected to call for rearming West Germany lo nobler Europe's defenses against communism. The wartime British premier had been scheduled to address the European Consultative Assembly today. No reason was given for the postponement. but most assembly circles thought, Churchill needed more lime to prepare what is expected U> be one of the major addresses of his l^ng career. shot down by ground fire after taking off to machlnegun the Invaders. One pilot was lost and three were rescued, Boyle reported. Twenty-nine miles southwest of Taegu, the main U.S. base on tlie ccnlral front, a battalion ot Reds held off elements of the U.S. 21th and Second divisions on the banks of the Nnklong River. American planes, Including 70 B- 29s from Japan But! Okinawa, plastered the. North Koreans. The Air Force said tlie B-29s badly crippled northern rail lines with tlie biggesl raid of the war on Wonsan. east coast rail center north of the 38'.h parallel. The big planes caught the 25 track-wide rail yard jammed with traffic. Ammunition, fuel, fond and other supplies went np In a gigantic fire as 625 tons of bombs fell. The U.S. 8lh Army hoadquarlcrs in a communique at 9:45 p.m. (6:45 a.m. ESTI Thursday said United Nations troops battled aggressively on all fronts to expand Rains in the south. Region-Sponsored Event to be Held During October N. 0. Cotton Oct. Dec. Mar. May July Fall lo Builj;.- Reds Elements of the 24th Division tried to dislodge river-crossing Communists dug in southwest of Targu hut worn unsuccessful. The First U.S. Cavalry uivismn annihilated another enemy force northwest of Tacgu about 7 p.m. (4 a.m. EST) Thursday, killing .100 Open High lav: Close j u c( is and capturing 20. the com- 378C muniouc said. !703 Farther north on the 140-mile ^"i f j5 front. South Koreans captured three 319-i Russian-made tanks In close fight- 3745 See KOREA on P.ij;e 9 CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. Aug. 10 —James T. Ahern, president of the American Legion Fair board, this week announced that the nth annual Legion Fair would be held In Legion Park. Caruthcrsvilte, five days this fall, Oct. 4-8, Inclusive. He staled thai the fair, which drew 50.000 people last year, would be conducted hy departmental heads this year, oil of them oul- stnndlug Lcgionaires. "By operating the huge event In Ihls manner," he stated, "we hope U> make It much more entertaining for those who attend," To IS'ame "Queen" So far the [air will include agricultural exhibits, commercial displays, a full horse racing program a large carnival midway, and nightly program of free acts for grandstand fans. A new event will be the naming of a queen. "Miss Legion Fair." who will reign over the five-day celebration 'Hie exhibition building on tin, fair grounds, and the entrances arc being redecorated, and Improve ments have been made on the quar ter stretch and the midway. R. C. Mullinihs of Caruthersville Is treasurer of Ihe fair board, and directors are James M. Reeves, Ralph Hutchison and Carl R. Williams, all of Carulhcrsville, and Jack Dowdy of Stecle. Harry Mal- lourc of Caruthersville is manager of the fair. .. 3S1G .. 3821 .. 38215 .. 3778 3816 3821 3826 3827 3778 3780 3790 3TO5 3768 3741 Soybeans Nov . Jan . Mar . May . High Low 2.41 1 , 2.38'i 2.40'i 2.40'.-.. 2.-1D 2.43 2.51 2.44U Close 2.43-42 2.15 n l 2,47^; 2.49 county aud city to split salary costs. Now. however,. Sam Dickey has been appointed sanitarian and Is to :erve with Mr. Mitchell over the entire county. To compensate for ;his, the state last night proposed to guarantee that Blythevllle would at all times have, the services of one full-time mari^with both Mr. Mitchell and Mr. Dickey providing part-lime service lo the city. To Pay 1'art or Salary The Council agreed to accept this offer and authorized payment of its part of Mr. Dickey's .salary. This will cost the city $100 per month for the services of one full-time sanitarian between the two men. This will be applied on the sanitarian's salary. In other action at the Council'* monthly meeting at City Hnlli the Council authorized city officials to negotiate a contract with Blytheville Plying Service based upon the report of a special investigating committee appointed last month to determine the firm's contract eligibility. Planter's Flying Service had contested operation of the other servlo on grounds that their contract, executed earlier, gave them an exclusive lease on the service. Litigation Involved a crop dusting service which Blytheville Flying Service sought to add to Its operation. See Xn Reason lo Refuse Committee members also reported that, Blytheville Flying Service met necessary conditions lo obtain a aud that there was no reason a contract should not be let to that firm. It also was voted to install parking meters on the east side of Fiflh Street between Main and Ash Street? after the council heard a Sec COUNCIL on l'a E e 9 Ynrlr ' °' K delegates from the Blythe the :onven- Quotations: Closine AT&T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper the Woman's Club at 8 o'clock tonight will'five additional revenue to the campaign for funds. Tlie parly is being sponsored by the Girden Club of Blythevllle and tickets may be purchased from members of *h» viuh. Coca Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester J C Penney Republic Steel .... Radio Socony Vacuum .'.. Studebaker Standard of N J ., Texas Corp Scars 151 3-8 65 3-4 33 1-4 42 3-8 68 .1-4 12.1 47 1-2 90 1-2 53 3-4 14 1-8 29 58 38 3-4 -8 1-8 w Traffic Accident Disrupts Lights in S. Missco Portions of South Mississippi and Western Crittcndcn Counties were lett without lights and telephone service for a short time early this morning as the result of a traffic accident o n Highway 61 "near Frenchman's Bayou. A trailer truck loaded with fresh meat left the highway one mile south of Frenchman's BAyou, sideswiped a joint-use pofc carrying both power and telephone lines and then overturned. Neither of two passengers in the truck U S steel PaeUlo 18 1-4 21 3-8 31 1-8 79 7-8 70 3-4 14 1-2 37 *1 ere injured. Bill Pullcn of caseyvllle. III., driver of the truck, said that he was forced off the highway by another truck which was parsing a third vehicle. The truck was owned toy the Central and Southern Truck Lines of Caseyvlllc. At the time or the accident, Pullcn's truck was en rout* la LltuU. Strayer Urges Production of Best Possible Grade of Soybeans to Hold Export Markets Soybean producers, buyers and processors of Mississippi County and .his area were warned yesterday that If they hope to hold the great export market now in thetr grasp. :hey must do something about producing and exporting the best possible grade of soybeans. George M. Ctrayer, secretary- treasurer of the American Soybean Association, issued this warning in talk to the buyers and processors at a noon luncheon at the Rustic Inn yesterday and In a second speech before a huge throng of producers that crowded Into the county Court House last night. Mr. Slrayer. brought to Blythe vllle through the sponsorship of the Mississippi County Farm Bureau, told both groups that If this area would supply the export markets with a good grade of soybeans, ad vantages held by the South, such as cheaper freight rates mid Ihe near- new to port cities such us New Orleans, would enable them to hold these rmrkeUs. But, he atided, if th«y do not produce high grade beans this year he feared this area's export market would kn forever Mr. Strayer told his listeners that. country buying station when the the best way to make sure only the best beans got into the export market was by using a strictly graded basis. He told of a recent lour of several European counlrics made by himself and other members of Ihe American Soybean Association and said he had seen in various Europ- t can ports boatloads of soybeans' which had been loaded at New Orleans. These loads had as much as 13 per cent foreign matter in them, he said, and added that the South could not expect to ..sell lhat grade of product to Holland, Germany and other export markets. Mr. Slrayer said the South suffered a disadvantage with other .soybean areas ol Ihls country In lhat beans grown In this area had from one lo two per cent less oil content. And, he added, "oil content Is what sells soybeans." The only wmy u> roint combat this competition Is to use a grading system for the Southern soybean, he continued, and suggested that UM lo«lc«J point for (ndlnc wu Ui« beans were brought to market. The association secretary also emphasized the need for more storage space in this area. He estimated that about 3.000.000 bushels of hcans would be produced this year in Mississippi county alone and said tiiat area growers and buyers iiould hop* lo ship Ihis mass as soon as it was harvested. r rhc stcppcd-up defense movement and other factors will cause great shortage In box-cars. Mr. Strayer warned, and urged lhat storage facilities be provided as soon a.s possible. Soyb«mn Price Support! As to government price support on soybeans, Mr. Slrayer offered his guess that there would be none while prices were favorable. He said the government fc.ucd lhat price supports would tend to lower the market price. He told both groups not to expect high prices this year, however. He said that more beans were being grown In th« United States than ever before and that for the first time In his memory this country WM producing mor* O u »nd fiU than it uses. "You can expect reasonable, but not high." he concluded. Dixon Jordan ol the Standard Commission. Co. of Memphis gave a brief review on the freight rate situation at Blytheville and asked for support in opposing a proposed railroad freight rate Increase. Ralph Taylor, government grain inspection supervisor of St. Louis, gave a demonstration of how soybeans were graded and explained government standards set up tn the Drain Standards Act of 1913. Association Functions Paul Hughes, field service director of the American Soybean Association and final speaker at both sessions, explained the functions- of the association. He told his listeners that the association was formed to promote soybean product sales and rind new markets. He urged support of the association to the extent that producers pay one-fifth of a cent for each bushel ot soybeans sold." which would mean." he added, "only 20 cents for every hundred bushels. And show your confidence in UiU org«niMtlon,"

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free