The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 8, 1950 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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' PAGE SIT BLYTrTEVTLIJ5 fAKK.Y COURIER HEWS State FHA Okays Disaster Loans Total [5 Expected To Reach $7 Million Within Two Months LITTLE ROCK, Feb. 8—(fl 1 )— Crop disaster loans expected to reach a total of 57,000.000 within two inoHlhs ftre being made to Arkansas farmers. The Farmers Home Administration's state office has reported approval prior to Feb. 1 of 1,330 loans totaling 13,240,719 lo farmers In 41 "total disaster" counties and 1 "partinj disaster" counties. Additional loans are being approved at the rate of about Sl.000,000 every two weeks, Ihc office said. The loans arc made to farmers who suffered losses due to pestilence and unfavomble weather last year to keep them in operation until they can harvest their 1950 crops. Numbers and amounts of approved loans by counties Include: Phillips 189, $310,480; Jefferson S3, $194.085; Pulasld 33, S77.380; Hhempslead 21, $40,950; Miller 11, »29,270. Loans Sought in Missco About 25 farms disaster loan applications have been filed with the Farmers Home Administration In Blylheville. The loans sought range from $500 to S40.000. Filipino Leader Ends U. S. Visit SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 8. (AP) — Pres. Elpidlo Quirino of the Philippines Republic left early today aboard a special Philippine.? Airline plane for Manila. The Philippines president, who carne to the United States tor med- ican attention and conferences In Washington, was accompanied by on official party of 20, including high Philippines officials and members of his family. The special DC-6 cruiser. Mindora, took off at 12:05 a.m. (3;05 a.m., EST) and was scheduled to arrive in Honolulu at 8:29 a.m., Honolulu time (1:29 p.m., EST). The presidential party will remain four days in the Hawaiian Islands. They take off again Sunday morning, arriving In Manila next Tuesday, at 4 p.m., Manila time. Marriage Licenses ' The following couples have ob- teined marriage licenses at the office ol Miss Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk: Henry T. McLaughlln at Blythc- ville and Miss Madeline L. Barrett cf Friendship, If. Y. William P. Lott of Kansas City. Mo., and Miss Mary Haggerty of Augusta, Ga. J. C. Burgess of Blytheville and Miss Ruby Sanders of Dell. Thomas Earl Trice and Miss Ethelene Loveless, both of Blytheville. Delores Bardell McWIlllams and Miss Allie Maye Short, both ol Manila. Delbert Studdie and Miss Madge Long, both of Armorel. Billy Joe Gatewood and Miss Letha Mae Kifer, both of Holland, Kenneth Noyes of East St. Louis. Mo., and Miss Irene Bevel, also cf East St. Louis. Lewis A. Nugent of Cedar Hill. Mo., and Mrs. Helen B. McLean of Et, Louis, Mo. WEDNKSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1»M "FLYING CAMEL" TESTS NAVY'S EARLY WARNING SYSTEM-This Is Die PO-UV, modified Lockheed Constellation, winch will be used by the Navy in extensive tests of a new radar technique called the Airborne Knrly Warning system. The plane has two large "radome" humps midway along the top am! bottom of its fuselage. The system relies on altitude to overcome the basic limitation of 'shipboard and surface radars—their inability (rj "see" over the optical horizon, because radar beams travel only in a straight line. nal Boyle's Column- H-Bomb Takes Joy from War, May End World's Problems NEW YORK—f.'l'j—The .pushbutton war of the future may never- come for a very simple reason—it doesn't hold much prospect of fun. Wars in the post have offered excising change from the humdrum of peace to a large part of the population. The terror, boredom and danger of the front lines affected only a .small proportion of the people. The civilians at home, unworricd by fear of death, found the nnnoyance.s of rationing ami higher taxes more than made up for by their enlarged sense of self-importance. They were cnught up by a thrilling feeling of unity that carried Iheni out of their ordinary small frustrations. The factory worker became "the soldier behind the sol- am! send it whistling away in a pHotlcM rocket. Tiic soldiers wi'll be technicians, the generals will corn- maud armies of machines instead of rum. And what fun will there be for the civilian population? None. War will become a matter of population endurance, ns each side waits for its cities to disappear. A great is Ihc harvest of millions nen over hundreds of vears. Why burn up that Jong gain o? oil-' ture and concrete in one tremendous flash of million-degree hydrogen heat? If nations of think this over—and there are signs they will—the H- bomb may turn out to be a great blessing, it win surely never be dropped if everybody realizes that dier at the trout." Women found an j war Is no longer fun for anybody, escape from Ihc petty world of f or profitable far anybody, but death :iousp)iold chores. They found they or ruiti for practically nil. could hold a riveting machine a.s Then peace can become the pleas--" -- "-- ' - ant. neighborly thing it ought to be. It could even (urn out to he fun. The U. S. Bureau of Reclamation had 3,600 miles of power lines In operation In 1949, and 3.000 miles under construction. well as the next guy, and war opened to them a whole new round of racial activities with a purpose — helping sell bonds, entertain USO -•lulls, collect blood, roil bondages. Yes, war made everybody feel useful and necessary. And few saw Ihc blood on the battlefields far away. Recent wars have been less and ess rewarding, however, for the men who actually carry the guns. In the. old days victorious warriors looted owns and took their pick of the enemy's pretty womenfolk. I wouldn't say this didn't happen on occasion !n the last world tt'fir. but It iras the exception rather han the rule. Our Doughboys us^d o Joke that the last thing the retreating Nazis did before pulling' out of one of their cities was to stick up a sign saying: "off limits j to all allied troops." i And on n notional scnle, victory has only brought more responsibility. As soon as yon tiult kicking n foe. you have to start lending him mono}', shipping him food, and rebuilding his homeland. It seems to me that the development of the hydrogen bomb has squeezed the last small ounce of fun out of war. We are In the twilight of the man-flown bomber and the finpcr- pullcd ride'trigger. Military leaders warn «-e haven't reached the push button stage of war yet, but we will within 25 years. Of what avail Arkansas Man Held For Jewel Robbery MEMPHIS. Feb. 7-W5— An Arka lisas man was arrested here today for tiuestionini; in a $2.?oo Jewel robbery at a St. Louis physician's home. Acting detective chief u. T. Bartholomew snid James Dolford Elliott, 4C, of Walcott, Ark., was held on a robbery warrant issued bv HI One third Temperatures Over U.S. Range From -16 to 90 By (he Associated Trrss Temperatures dropped to below zero ns cold air moved into the northeastern part "of the country today. The re.st of the nation was having a spell of comparatively mild weather. The cold air Most from across the Hudson Bay spread over the New England region and New York state. The mercury dropped to 18 below aero at Burlington, Vt., and -16 at Caribou, Me., early today, the weather bureau reported. It was -5 at Albany and Syracuse, N. Y., and a chilly 8 above at Boston and 15 above at New Pork City. 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