The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 4, 1952 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 4, 1952
Page 6
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PA08 BIT BI/ITHEVILLE fARK.V COTTRTER DEC, 4, tMt Tfc» C«Wn**— Benson: Quiet Voice, Firm Demands By NEA Service LAKE oiry CNKA) — Behl» bland manner and soft voice. Barf Taft Benson is a hardened rettran of the lobbying world •f Wuh'lngton, D. C. The broad-shouldered, spectacled new /Secretary of Agriculture lias for yeara been on the executive board of th« powerful National Council of Farmer Cd-operitlvet. And Ills quiet volet h»J been heard firmly de- mandlnf that farmers be treated Ilk* manufacturers—with a minimum of help from the government. . One Important agriculture expert uy< that Benson Is highly accept* W« : to both right- and left- wlnt tarmtnf group*, who dlller on inch matters as the Brannan Plan, parity prlcei, crop controls and tarlfli. B«n*on'« call for free enterprise in farming- haa been tempered by his knowlcdfa of economics. In the preterit acheme of American economy, one of Benson's associates Mtd.iome support for farmers Is neeewanr and he knows It. • • • * AHh«M>i Beiuon has spent most ef hf» M years bn farms and among farmera, h» ha» served two other eausea — his church and American youth. , . . Kara Taft Hemon , . Boy Hcoufs and Mormonlsm Church. Like many Mormons, he served .In Ills youth as & church tntsElonjiry, preaching In Europe and England after World War I. For years he has been active in the Boy Scouts of America. Now a member of the executive board of the Scouts, he hopes to find time In his Cabinet schedule to continue hb work for youth. With the exception of hts role in the farm cooperative movement, Benson had never participated In partisan politics until tills year. His active support of Sen. Robert A. Taft~-» distant relative—as Republican presidential nominee went hand-in-glove with his deep feel ings about governmental over-as- •istancc U> farmers. In I92G, he niarrleci flora Smith Aimisten of Salt Lake City. Ills family of two sons and four daughters has followed him as he commuted between Washington and his 'home. ^le did not. he said, seek any post Ir: President - elect Elsenhower's Cabinet .but he was "deeply honored" at the appointment. It has been 25 years since he worked as an agricultural official, when he was a . The 'great-grandson of Mo.-moJ. £olmly /nrm ^^ leaders. Benson himself Is one ol Am , , t had brell cven i ongel . S | nce the Twelve Apostles of the Mormon he plowed his first field. Editorial Space Curing Termed 'Fantastic' ATLANTA WV-* Michigan con- treaaman's proposal for curbing the amount of editorial space a newspaper may me in bucking a polltt. eal candidate was called "fantastic" yesterday by Wright Bryan, pftsl- dent:of the American Society of Newipaper.Edltora. ' The suggestion ,fdr limiting political editorials came from Rep. Hoffman (R-Mlch) yerterday. He was • * wltneia before a special Houae committee,considering loop- holei tn the : election expenditure Wholesale Food Prices, Lower NEW YORK (/D—Wholesale food prices averaged a shade lower this week and the Dun 6z Braclstreet food Index dropped to the lowest level since July 4. 1950. which was just after the outbreak of the Ko- vcan Wnr/ j At $0.22 the index Was off one penny from Inst week and down 6.9 per cent_ frotn the year-ago week's $6.68. It hnjsn'l been lower since the $8.19, of July 4, 1650. The high so far this year was $6.70 in the last week of August and first week of September. Tile Index represents the total Cost at wholesale of one pound each of 31 foods In general use. $4,500 Gambling Taxes LITTLE ROCK (/!') — Applicants for wagering penults In Arkansas paid $-1,500 In taxes and charges for gambling stamps during November, tlie Internal Revenue Bureau announced yesterday. Read Courier New« classified Ads FIRST CHOICER Mothsr- OF MILLIONS F/re-Gufted Timberlands Are Seeded WARREN <JP>— Direct aeedlng by airplane of about 6,000 acres of fire-gutted tlmberland near here twgan this week. Chief Forester Bruce Mety of the Southern Lumber Co,, said, yesterday; Mely said this is the first time that direct seeding of forest lands by plane is being tried on such scale In'the South. Tlie one other experiment was tried by the Crossett Experimental Force ol the Southern Forest Experimental Station. The company plans to sow about 20,000 pine'seeds per acre, Mety said. It will be done from ah airplane flying at about 150 feet, sowing seeds mixed with hardwood dust. The plane.carries enough on each flight to seed about 60 acret. The company Is using this method of re-seeding, Mety said, In an e/fort to re-establish about half-a- century's work that was wiped out In forest fires Inst month. the reason might com* out at an "alibi hour" to be held by village deer hunters following the meal. Instead of venison', the Chamber will serve roast beef, 1 '••'.',; During 1S36, Scotland Yard had only 12 unsolved homicides. East-West Spy Gets 3 Years MUNICH, Otraiuiy (P> — A Sl- year-old - German,. who »dmitted spying for both the East and West ttute-yetr prlMB Urra by a U. a. fish CommlMtaa court. • Hugo Lluel s»ld th»t as »n em- ploye of a Riiutan zone state store, he ww pressed Into spying under threat of dismissal. AmbergrU varlei kt wrter ^ black to almost whlU. Thi vj--^ ness la said to b« causad kvZ inky fluid which the squid. »u3 J Inlo the waters to fcrm • amok* screen around them when tbw an attacked. Beef, Not Deer On Chamber Menu SOUTH OTSELIC, N. Y. OT—Tile Chamber, of Commerce In this Chcnnngo County village will hold Its annual deer dinner Saturday. The Chamber changed the menu but declined to iay why. It said To (five your child Asplrlnl Ornnt'c flavored, tablets VI adult iloae. Buy it now! Sr.JOSEPH • ASflRIK • TORCKIIOSU SEE WATER CLINIC ON Page 7 < HUDSON HAS / * . ' ' . . ' • •. THE NUMBER ONE SUIT VALUE FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON Blue New Natural Shoulders Single or Double Breast California Styling Precision Tailoring H Full Cut Throughout In All Popular Colors Men's Part Nylon Rayon Surcoats Complete Size Ranges Regular 11.49 and 12.49 Now Only Smoll window pan* checks In durable Nylon-ond- tavon fabric. Body end sleeve! are Iin«d >vilh royon quilled over warm rcprocesied wool. Knit Inner wriil- leH keep out cold. Dark blue, gray, r«d, or green. Small window pane checks In durabl* Nylon-and- rayofi fabric. Quilled rayon lining over warm reprocessed 1 wool. Moulon lamb collar. Knit inner wrJstlett keep out. cold. Anchor buckle. Fall colors. AH SUM. Be Sure to See the Christmas Parade Dec. 9 Compare With Others cl Twice the Price CLEANER - CLOTHIER - TAILOR Biytheville, Arkansas Steele, Missouri

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