The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 9, 1952 · Page 3
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December 9, 1952

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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1 TUESDAY, DEC. 9, 1952 , Get it from Government Philosophy 'Insidious Fallac', Kline Tells AFBF BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SEATTLE Of) — The president of the American Farm Bureau Federation today labeled the get-Il- from - the governmenl-for-nolhlng philosophy as ,"an-Insidious fallacy." Allan B. Kline criticized the theory in the presidential message prepared for the annual convention of the big farm organization. Differences appeared to be brew- what »tand the federation CIIVUIM take on the issue of 'government support of farm prices The stand taken by the organization at -last year's Chicago convention was that "farm price supports are am appropriate and necessary protection against unreasonable price declines. H is not, however, the responsibility of the government-to guarantee profitable prices to any •economic group." Everything Happens in Texas/ £ ven Nation's Wackiest News , MIDLAND, Tex. Wl—Not all the wacky news happens In Texas but current events may have outlanders wondering. Here in this West Texas oil town two house painters haven't slept in more than 90 hours, not since 1:14 a,m. last Friday. . At Amarillo, Tex., J. Moore Jones, a walkathon participant limped out of the hospital last night after failing to cover 47 miles from JJorger to Amarillo In 10 hours. He ^as just the latest. ' Nan O'Keefe, Amarillo high school girl, took the dare of school chums and walked 17 miles from Amarillo to Canyon in four hours Saturday. ' i And:hardly before Jones' aching St. Louis Man Gets Life for Slaying Woman • ST. LOUIS (/!>}—An all-male circuit Court jury last night found 23-year-old Jose Romero guilty of first degree murder in the brutal slaying of a former dancing instructor whose partly clad , body was' found In a hotel room' last June. ^ Romero's punishment was' fixed at life in prison. ' .The jury.' which In 'Missouri may fix punishment, deliberated almost 4',4 hours. , - . Mrs. Irene Thompson, 30-year-old e.x-dancing Instructor nnd mother of a 2-year-old daughter, was strangled In a room at the Jefferson Hotel last June 21. feet could be doctored yesterday, an Amarillo Air Force Base airman- unidentified, so far—announced he would walk from Borger to Amarillo. carrying a pack and a'car- bine. • The two sleepy house painters", Robert Cook, 32, nnd Jess Hensley 30, have a $1,000 "pot"-up for the one .who stays awake the longest Early today, they looked about even, Midland reporters said. Cook has n 200-hour goal with the halfway mark today. Henslev just says he'll benl'Cook. They eat bathe, drink coffee, bathe, and more coffee. But last night, some of the dozens following them on (heir rounds to' all-night cafes said the coffee didn't see'm to be doing much good. s Jones bet fellow plant workers at Borger $50 he could make the Borger-to-Amarillo walk ' In 10 hours: He Intended to pay an old hospital bill with his winnings. Now he lias two hospital bills: . At Dallas Saturday night police had no drunks in Jail.. And about i a.m. Sunday morning, they caught the prize. He was a 33-year-old man who left Oak Cliff, Dallas' south suburb, and took, out across a trolley trestle over the Trinity River and its industrial district, headed for downtown Dallas. ' Pour'blowouts, a burned-out engine and.two hours later, police were able to got the car and driver off the" railroad bridge. By the time a late trolley hud b'arely missed hitting the car, the: driver was asleep. He'd made nearly a mile across the 80-foot-high rails"'arid ties. Kline, an Iowa farmer, told tho convention today: "The philosophy that the citizen can get something for nothing by getting it from the central government aids and abeU inflation." He called inflation, already long continued, a "dangerous path." ' He warned also against price- fixing and regimentation, - "always sold to the fnSners as an advantage." He' described them as "real threats to rising standards of living In agriculture. ; ••;• Whenever a pollcilan says to the farmer: 'Vote for me and I will give you so-and-so,' and fails to nole there are costs involved,-he Is practicing a dangerous kind of political trickery." \ The president's message was Ihe highlight of the second day's program of the convention, which has drawn close to 5,000 delegates from 47 states and Puerto Rico. Rhode Island may make It the 48th in 1953, Secretary-Treasurer Roger Fleming advised the convcn tion In his annual report. "When that day arrives," he said, "(his organization will add lo its present distinction of being the largest farm organization In (he world (1,452,202 farm families) the additional laurel of being the first completely nation-wide organization of farmers." A policy of "no compromise" with Russia was advocated in a speech prepared for the day's program by Frank R. Ahlgren, editor of the Commercial Appeal of Memphis, Tenn. . "The pushing around we have been getting In the Korean- operation is not helping our. 'Crossley' rating in the community of nations," he said. "You cannot compromise with godlessness and the sooner we abandon the policy of appeasement -the sooner we will see an end to our difficulties." 'Oldest' Greek Diei ATHENS, Greece W)—Press dispatches today said that Constaritine Migadis, believed the oldest man in Greece, has died on the island of Crete. Reportedly he was 115 years old. Read'Courier News Classified A'ds Don'f Kid Your Kid About Space Suit, Pop, He May Take Off for the Moon MORE SPUDS — Newschart above compares annual potato crops since 1940 with a November estimate of the 1952 crop and the Deparlment of Agriculture's goal for 1953, expected (o meet "all known requirements." The National Potato Council says indications ore that the goal will be met. Huge Chihuahua Brings Profit CLEVELAND iff)'— Karla Jeai Emery, n, was $20 ahead today li the police action she started becaus her "Chihuahua" grew to tcrrie size. The man who sold her Pedro ap pears at the police prosecutor's of fice yesterday and refunded the *3 she paid him phis 515 (or the dog' food. Then,,because she had grown fond of - the oversize pup. Karlt bought Pedro back,for S25. The man brought along paper which he said showed Pedro reall did come from Chihauahu parents PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Best Prices Kirby Drug Stores ALLOWANCE ON YOUR OLD REFRiGERATCR (Regardless of Age, Size or Condition) WHEN YOU BUY OK OF THESE REFRIQERATORS SHiNEflAL® ELECTRIC G.E. SPACEMAKER REFRIGERATOR I G.E. REFRIGERATOR FOOD-FREEZER You Can Put Your Confidence ' in General Electric LT1U ' Roomy Door Shelve* ' Butter Conditioner • FnU-WWth Freewr > Written Warranty » Tel-A-Frost Indicator • No DtfmUn K • R«»J Food Freez*r • AlMninum ShcKe* • Butter Conditioner • Written Warranty ^ 30! E. Main EDWARDS See Jimmie First" SIX? Phone 2487 DALLAS, Tex. IW-Cnreful, pop, don t Icld your youngster about his space su I and ray gun. He may run off— to Hie moon , hTlla .V B , the woid fr ° m none other than Miliet tus StruBhold, doctor of space medicine at> Randolph Air Force Base, Snn Antonio. - •Strughold said here children, of today win see (he time wrlon they can take, a' 30-hour rocket trip to the moon. - - . The. big. problem, Strughold .fold group of medicnl students yes- people being able lo • lake ' such a trip. The doctor said the science of. space medicine, although only four years old, (ins succeeded to the point where space doctors cnn get passengers to .their destinations alive If the rocket makers can get (he ships there. The doctor painted a fasclnntlnB picture 'of what awaits the earth visitor on far-away' planets. .The moon and the planet Mars ane ars are barren wastes, he said. And feet above the earth—dry, ratified Dr. slrughold discounts the widely held Idea of weird-looking moon people and war-like Martians In space suits. Actually, (ho space doctor believes, only certain kinds of bacteria or—at most—a very low form of anlinnl life exist on the planets. Plant life of n sort different from ours probably docs exist. In his opinion, nut he said It must be a very tough kind—ablo to withstand wide temperature ranges. Strughold addressed 1 stgma XI Club of tho Southwestern Medical School. Sen. O'Connor Disappointed ot Achesoit's Views staff 0 ' Am f rlca ' a "A shockingly weak protest" wti the way O'Conor described » lewIT dated Oct. 12, *- 0 m Ache-ton to s»a' Wiley m-Wls). Accord^ to O'OonJ - T day, Is obtaining enough power ' or, Acheson told T/Hcy, - T We do travel. 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