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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVII.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ; XOVEMBEH 1, Agri Group Damage in Bjr GORI>ON BROWN *r 6p«t»l Washington Sfrvlc. ^WASHINGTON, Nov. 1. </J>j — Agriculture Department representative* art checking boll weevil damAge In the cotton belt to de- fermlne "disaster areas." '••Early reports, a department spokesman said, indicate that dam- »ge has been heavy In about the ume area where the Insects cut the crop last year. ; When K county Is designated * disaster area. Its farmers are entitled to seek loan. 1 ; from the Farmers Home Administration. The low- interest loan* are intended to finance the farmer for planting of another crop. Last year fill or parks of nine states were designated disaster areas as a result of damage to the cotton crop from boll weevils and floods. The states were North Cnro- Hn». South Carolina. Georgia. Tennessee. Alabama. Mississippi. Ar- Checks Boll Weevil South s Cotton Belt kansas, Louisiana and Missouri, Tills year, the department spokesman told » reporter, much the same area is involved. Damage possibly may not have been as heavy in Georgia and Mississippi as last year, he said, but Oklahoma find Texas, on tlie oilier hand, have more damage. Surveys now being made In the field will determine which counties are to be included In the disaster area classification. It may be (our weeks before the job Is complete, the spokesman said. Last year 20,319 disaster loans totaling »19,117.503 were marie to cotton farmers In the nine states. liOins carry three per cent Interest »nd generally are for the one crop year, although they may run longer. The government requires security, usually the crop to be harvested. This year, when many of the same farmers will need new loans, the spokesman said, some additional security likely will rx 1 required. \ Since the loans are designed to carry the farmer through a bad year and enable him to harvest an- otlier crop, the money can not be used for paying off other Indebtedness, the spokesman said. There was some discussion of this requirement last year, the spokesman said, but the government held to the policy. Creditors of the farmers, he «a!rt, in some case.s wanted Ihe borrowers to use the loan to pay them back. The number of cot Ion disaster loans made last year Included: SUIe Tcnn. Ala. . Miss. Ark. Mo. . i| ft .. 10 1)41 735 254.415 ...all 3.497 2.309 1.182.8:15 , ..all 6.632 5.101 5.790.731 ..41 6.198 4,004 6.007 303 ..3 639 455 556,610 Companies Suddenly Discovering That Oldster Has Virtues of Skill, Experience and Talent Br SAM OAWSON /.NEW YORK, Nov. 1. l/fi— The oldster Is getting a break. It seems there's a labor shortage developing. and younger workers are going into the armed forces or defense production Jobs. Companies who thought a man was washed up at 60—some said he was unhlrable after 40—are suddenly .discovering that the oldster has virtues of skill, experience and • executive talent. "Don't apologlae for growing old -— many persons are denied this privilege," the Controllers Institute today reminds Its members who are looking for a job once more. Older Men Hired The 40-Plus Club of Connecticut, •nga^ed In finding its members new Jobs, says that since the Korean War many companies are turning to hiring older men. since they fear Ic*s of younger key per- •onnel'to. the armed forces or to defense jobs. A government arsenal at Frankford,.Pa., which had a 62 age limit for machinists, tool, die and gauge makers/has raised it to 70. The Office of Defense Manpower •ays a labor shortage Is developing •nd the Labor Department to planning a training program for industrial plants lo get the skill needed for arms production. The older age brackets, however, offer a large reservoir of already trained ability. The Census Bureau reports that 13.3 per cent of the men and 13 per cent of the women tn the country are over 55. There are 11.5, million persons over 65 — one out of every 13 In the country— • nd both-the number and the percentage -te growing. There may be 30 million'In that age,gfoupVby I WO. Pumper Crop -Cooilnc AWwf A bumper crop of'the very young la coming along. But the age groups on which the.military draw, and to which Industry normally looks for replacements—the 15 to 35 range- have '.been growing very little. If at all. In fact, there are two million less In the 15 to 1« group than 10 yean ago (that was the depression's •hort crop of babies). For the oldster wanting to get back Into harness, the Controllers Institute has some good advice. It Is aimed only at controllers, accountant* and. company treasurers, but many others could use Its pointers on how lo land a Job. The Institute says mcdlum-slKd corporations offer the best prospects, because large corporations are usually well-staffed and don't ]ooic to the outside for top-level employes. Other suggestions: Address your letter to top executives only. Follow-up letters are Import M the application. Don't stay too long at interviews. Don't fall to send a thank-you letter after an interview, no matter how It turns out—the employer may not hire von but because of a good Impression, he may recommend you to someone else. Citizenship law Mapped NEW DELHI. Tndia—OP|—Acqui- sition of cKlzenshtp In India and j its disownmenl by Indians overseas will form part of a bill to be Introduced Iti the budget session of Parliament early next year. The bill will cover acqilisttinn of Indian citizenship by three processes: descent and birth, naturalization and registration. Persons born In India or who at- Uinfd the age of 21 after Inauguration iof the constitution on Jan. M. I960, will acquire Indian clti7,en- shlp automatically. Certain categories of migrants from Pakistan after tht qualifying period also will become Indian citizens automatically by naturalisation. Non-Indian wlvr-.s o( Indian citizens will have to register themselves to acquire their husbands' nationality. Disowning of Indian citizenship by overseas Indians Is Intended for cases like Ceylon where Indian settlers will have to disown Indian citizenship before acquiring Ceylon- e.se nationality. Commerce Thriving N1OT YORK (AP>— International commerce and travel by sea ami by »ir I* thriving In New York. Customs officials reported i21,14Q,B07 in revenue from duty and other trade charged «t New York lor September. The figure for September, 1948. was tl3.667.6S3. . They listed 105,306 passengers arriving from and 6fl,?23 going aboard during the month, and compared this to 91,106 arrivals and 52.826 departures in September last year. This September more passengers. 36.3l*fi, flew abroad by plane than sailed'by ship, 28,192. Dietitians say adult* can profitably consume a pint of milk a day. The Green River, tributary of the Colorado, flows many miles through green shale rock. Troops Mop Up Resisting Rebels In Puerto Rico Death Toll Rises From Nation's Wont Revolt in History Bj JAMKS FOWLER SAN JOAN. Puerto Rico. Nov. 1. Wj—National Guardsmen continued to mop up resisting pockets of rebellious Nationalists today In I lie wake of a. mounting death toll from the worst revolt in Puerto Rico's history. Police put the number of dead at 33—23 Nationalists, nine policemen and one National Guardsman. They said 35 had been wounded In the outbreaks in 10 Puerto Rlcan centers. Governor Luis Mlinoz Marln said the revolt by anti-United States rebels would be cleaned up in a day or two. He termed it a "conspiracy against democracy, helped by the Communists." Police and guardsmen maintained a cordon around the San Juan home of the Nationalist leader, Pedro Albizu Campo. Shots fired •from upstairs windows kept the troops at bay, but'no arrest warrant has -been Issued for the 63- year-old rebel. National Guardsmen with planes and tanks yesterday drove the rebels from the. two strongholds they had established In Jayuya and uiu- ado, neighboring towns 50 miles from San Juan. Rcporl.s continued last night, however, of scattered shootings in other parts of this U. S. Island territory of 2,149,000 people irriKe" Caribbean. Brannan May Toss Question Of Meat Boost to Congress —Courier News Pholo 01HI. SCOUTS ['RKI-ARK SKAI.S—Members of Mrs. Pied L. Sleudman's Girl Scout Troop are pictured above preparing TO Christmas Seals for the annual mail campaign. Among ihase who helped tire (from the left) Janet Boyd. Irby Lynn Hodge, Barbara Ledbettcr and Shirley Warren. WASHINGTON, Nov. 1. (^—Secretary of Agriculture Brannan probably will toss to Congress the question of whether the government, should take steps to boast meat production sharply. The Secretary believes the government must support prices of meat animals if production Is 11 be ample to avoid skyrocketing price* and possibly price controls and rationing. The department has authority to support pi-Ices, but in Brannan's view It rtoes not have an effective method of carrying out supports. Aides who cannot be named, 'said Brannan, Ls likely to lay the whole problem before House and Senate agriculture committees soon after Con grew retunu from fa eltetlon recess. Fx;onomist« wedict 19S1 production of meat will iverig* only 143 pounds for eich con»umer If nothing is done by th« government fco encourage greater output. Th« demand for meat, on the oth*r hand, is exacted by some to average tt least 155 pounls. In .seeking congressional advice, Brannan will merely lay the situation before the lawmakers without making specific recommendation^ aides told a reporter. He haa tltf. he does not wish to use the prospective demand for more meat aj an argument for hU controversial farm plan. Robinson School PTA Has Halloween Carnival Members of the Robinson Negro Grade School Parent-Teachers Association held a Halloween 'carnival last night iit the school. Costume prizas were awarded to the following: Collie Fayc Jones, Elm Street School's second grade, first place; and Eddie Johnson, of the Robinson School's third grade, second. The Rhythm Band from the first, and second grades presented several numbers for the visiting parents and played the march for the costume parade. Ollle Samurall, Ossie Dowery and Jewel Turner Judged Hie costumes. Proceeds from the carnival, about $30, are to be used to pay for rhythm band instruments. j Geography of Beauty VANCOUVER Wi—The Canadian east has the prettier girls, says 16-year-old Belle Cnlhoun. Miss British Columbia. She has returned home after a Canada-wide trip !"It's partly because they dress bet- 1 ter . . . thev have more variety of I clothes," she says. The U.S, Air Force base at Limestone. Me.. Is lO.ODO acres In area. Arkansas Group Seek* Salary Cut for Agent LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 1. M»,_The Arkansas Legislative Council yesterday recommended that the salary of the state purchasing agent be reduced from |6,000 to »5 000 annually. The council also rejected a request from the state boiler Inspector to approve an Increase in salary from $5,000 to S6.COO. The council's recommendations go to the 1951 legislature. Hudson Bay has an area of 472,000 square mile-s. 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