The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 5, 1950 · Page 11
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 1950 ,.? rARic.v cotmrei? m Brannan r s Plan Launches Battle Program Gets Okay From Truman But Opposition Is Stiff / "^w By Oviil A. Martin WASHINGTON', Jan, 5. W) — President Truman yesterday asked Congress to p nac t the Brarman Farm plan aimed nt (1) lower fooil prices for consumers and, (2) a prosperous agriculture through direct government payments. This ne«- endorsement—made in his messace on the State of itic Onion—came despite blasts ol opposition from powerful farm •organl- ziitions at tlicir recent annual conventions. ft inimehed a farm legislation liattlr- that is expected to be waged not only in Congress but In this year's cnngres.>u'on:il campaigns, Mr. Tmnan did not refer to the Hrminaii plan as such. But the kind j of farm legislation he said is nccdrd was a description of the plan outlined l;y Secretary of Agriculture Brann.-ui hnfore Congress last April. Agriculture's legislative noed.s «'cre Ijroken inl/> two major caie- IWics in the President's nv'ssaw: fn Mandatory price .sununtts for the commodities not nn\v covered which are major sources of farm income. 12) A method of price srnnirt u-hich a\'oids pilinfi un of uninaii- aeenble surpluses and allows consumers to nbliin the full henefil of abundant farm production. A method of nrodrction payincni.s was suggested. Si'oninl Polnl Harrlrsl Ili| Tliis latter recommendation is the phase of the Brannan ulan th;>i i has attracted widest attention and perjiaos sternest opposition. i It would do away with the prc.s- ' ent plan of government purclmse of a art of the simply of nerisoahle products as a means of kcepin" prices from dropping belmv sunnor't levels. Under this plan, the government has accumulated several ru'iiclrrri million dollars worth of snroluses. Under the administration ntan ' pershablc products would be allmv- ed to sell at their natural levels It resulting prices failed to »ive the farmer a predetermined "fair" return, the government would make i'l> i!>e difference in payments from the treasury lla.\payers>. Brannan contends tliis plan would permit consumers to cat the surpluses and to buy the whole suon'.v at lower prices than under the present program. As to mandatory price supports the Brannan plan would assure such guarantees for prodnck rmk- me up at least 75 per cent of farm income. Appeals Rape Verdict LITTLE ROCK. Jan. .4 .«', — Robert L. Oerlach today asked the supreme court, to set aside his conviction tn Phillips circuit com on a cl-arge of assault with intent t" rape. He was sentenced to !cn ycvis imprisonment. REPORTS CANCER FIND- Dr. Irene Corey Diller, above, ol the Institute (or Cancer Research, Philadelphia, has reported to the American Association for the .Advancement .of Science the discovery ot fungi- tiny invisible plants—growing in cancer. The discovery is said to be one of the most startling medical finds of this century; however, says Dr. Dillcr, a "great deal of work" remains to he done /- in the field. Man Who "Purchased" Hospital With Hot Check Wins Court's Clemency HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. Jan! 5. l,l>,_ A man who attempted to buy a Mt Ida, Ark., hospital with a'sOOOOO woithl-ss check last September, was given a ten-year suspended sentence ycslerday in circuit col'rt here. He is Ravmond Pixies'. 53, Lyon. Ga.. who has since become, para- lyzecl as a result nf a stroke. Prosecutor Julian Glover told the court Pi.xlnv bad obtained admit, lance to the Fort Roots Veteran' Administration Hospital. North ! Little Rock. Ark., and after sen- i tence was passed by Ju<i<:e Clvde ' Brown, sheriffs deputies took him to the ho-nital. Glover said Pixlev was entertained by the Mt. Ida Chamber of | C-immercc after he opened negotiations to buy the hospital and after Riving l>-e $60,000 worthless check in payment, imirced a Mt. Ida fin" to cash a $200 personal check f\ hun. which also proved worthies It was in connection w:lh tha' check that he was charged with obtaining money under false pretenses In the Rome of Cicero's time lumber was sold by weight. | U.S. Government Sues Farmers to Collect Crop Insurance Fees MEMPHIS. Term.. Jan. 5 <.r>-Tn an unusual move, the U.S. govern. ment has fi'eti suits neninst 27 Wesl Tennessee farmers seeking to collect alleged unpaid premiums on crnn insurance. Attorneys at federal court said the suits were the first in the his- lorv of the court—here—and probably the first In the nation. The complaints charged the farmers with failure to pay prcm- II'ms lo the government on critton crop insurance contracts. They were filed yesterday by John Brown, district attorney. The insurance was set up by the Federal Crop Insurance Act If« designed to project the farmer fn.m damage resulting from dmngnt insects and other crop perils.' The government charges Mic growers failed to make payments although they received notice they were due. Tine amo-nts named in (he bills vary from 3101 lo S8S4 plus interest. WINS ACTOR AWARD— Broderick Crawford, above, u-ns voted best actor of l!)40 by the New York film critics for his performance in "All the King's Men." The picture itself was voted best of tlie year by the critics. 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WARDS BUDGET HIT-THE HOODED COAT YOU WEAR THREE WAYS! ir A Wmler Favorite Ward-Low Priced al 1500 Now, Words brings you Ihis nev/s-moking coat ot o Ihnfty rock-bollom price! Three—yei, Ifuee—ways to v/aar II—wilh or wilhout deiochubla hood ; , , slimly belled or straight with swinging back flare] In v/arm, pu;» v/ool suede, lined wilh rayon lalin. Fall colors. 10-18. FALL DRESSES IN POPULAR CASUAL STYLES /OO Oiaoie Several for School or Office I Wool and ;ayon, cordu- toy, rayon menswenr, ffOil-poinls! All rhs fabrics you love, in iho piaids, tweei-h ar.d sol.ch, jo pooular )his scrjion. Beounfull/ detailed- Junior and niss sl/es. COLORFUL STYLES FOR FALL IN WOOL & RAYON 450 Soled Jopt for School or Offctl $T.ort, youlfifu!, prfced of such on ornozfrg lov/[ BngM new p.loids, so!:d groyj;ofsoplaidondgray combtnalions. I- cad 2-piece styles, wirh ex<i(- fng nev/ trims. Choose nowl Sizes 9-15, 12-20. CAROL BRENT JUNIOR CLASSIC IS FASHION-NEW AND BUDGET PRICED Reg. 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