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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

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\. FRIDAY, MARCH ff, l»M BLYTHBVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Cotton Council Official Urges 'Farmers, Merchants to Unite Against 'Welfare Programs' WtALM BEACH, Fla., Mar. 31.-Business and professional men and farmers must unite their forces If they are to prevent the enactment of new government programs which would cost the taxpayer «n additional »25,000,000,OW annually, Wm | am Rhea Blake, executive vice- president of the National Cotton Council, told the American cotton •Manufacturers Institute In session here today. The cotton organization head lold+~— ' • '• ' '• . 'the manufacturers thai failure to halt the large-scale addition ot "so- called welfare programs," would result In the Increase of federal expenditures to a new high of 155,009,000.000 a year. "That means," he asserted, "on the basis of our present national income, 30 per cent of all the earnings of the American people'would be the tax take required to support the federal government alone. This, added to the amount of taxp,s already levied for the support of state, county and municipal governments, »i!l make the annual tax obligation of the American people more than 40 cents out of every dollar, they earn. We cannot pay such taxes and maintain economic freedom of the individual citizen." Approved Brannan Plan Among: p"rosrams to which Mr. Blake voiced opposition are the Brannan farm 'plan, federal health insurance, FEPO. socialized housing, and, other "must legislative proposals on the administration agen- /pointed out that In.addition to Imposing a conliscatory tax burden of the American people, the various "welfare" programs represent long steps toward socialism in the Tlnlt- «d States. "There arc certain groups which have organized a very powerful Ask •> for dii. mew' booklet Pnf*ni Irr thclleaocr h> Ike .fcU, The Eqaitabt. fjfj MMMHM &wn^»Av TERRY ABSTRACT & REALTY CO. 213 W. Walnut Phone 2381 Blytheville campaign to sell the average American voter on the idea that it is to his advantage for the federal government to undertake all of these programs—programs that desplt* their apparent innocence and humanitarian appeal will lead us straight into socialism and the destruction of the American economic and governmental system," Mr. Blake continued. These groups fall into four classifications ,hc said—the Communists, the "Do-Gooders," and Big Labor and big governmnet. Serious as is the threat of the Communists and the "Do-Gooders" who mistakenly fall in line with Communkt ideas, the major forces pushing 'oward socialism were cited by the speaker as big labor and big government. The ability which labor and government have demonstrated to put over their program Is based wholly on "the tremendous nnd successful effort they have made to Influence public opinion," Mr. Bjake declared. ' . Vrgn More Attention Labor, with vast funds assembled through compulsory dues levied on 15.000.COO union members, and government, with even greater funds available from the public treasury, have conducted the most far-reaching and all-inclusive public relations programs to which the American people have ever been exnosed, the Cotton Council official stated. On Ihe other hand, Mr. Blake said that business people engaged in Industry and commerce and the professions—and particularly there engaged in agriculture, have not paid nearly enough attention to public opinion Insofar as "the preservation of our American system Is concerned." Nevertheless, the cotton leader expressed confidence In the ability of business men, professional workers and farmers to reverse the trend set In motion by big government and big labor. Those who oppose the replacement of the American free enterprise system with socialism must concentrate, he said, on'making every . In dividual; citizen: understand "what the American system is doing for him, what socialism will do to him, and what each of these tempting programs that Is being dangled In front of him will really do In destroying the American system and taking him Into socialism." Mr. Blake said that there are a great many people who' ; feel' that a "right-wing" political action committee should be formed to give the same sort of support to issues and candidates in favor of the American system that the political action organizations of the AFL and CIO are giving to the opposition. Stresses Action "I am not sure that this Is not the right answer.for the }orig run," he said. "Certainly it Is somethin; Feed SWIFT'S Mineral Supplement ALL YEAR 'ROUND! .Mineral feeding Mis a new high in ease and economy with Swift's Mineral Supplement in block form. Perfected by Swift for cattle, horses, and sheep, the new mineral block meets these strict specifications: 1- It's soft enough so animal*, get their mineral quota easily. 2. It' s hard enough to resist weather. 3. It's easy to handle and store; easy (o feed. Swift's Mineral Supplement Block is not a salt block. In formula and quality the block is the same •s the familiar Swift's Mineral Supplement in pulverized form. Both provide all the mineral nutrients livestock are known to need. The block is held together by a palatable molasses binder. It contains no fillers or waste. Every ingredient is selected for its high feeding value. SWIFT'S COTTONSEED MEAL AND COTTONSEED HULLS W« Hor« Your Supply—<J«f U Today! Swift & Co. South Highway 61 BLYTHEVILLE, ARK. F9 NOI ? ED -* three-cent stamp honorin, the Railroad , °n Amenca , wi11 i° °° first-day sale at Jackson, Tern,., 29. Design features . portrait of the legendary "Casey" , Jones iuperimposed on a locomotive wheeL U of A to Check PoC'cssh Problems Of Arkansas Soils , FAYETTEVIU.E, Ark., Mar. 31- Problems involved in potash fertilization of Arkansas soils used for pasture and forage crops will be investigated by the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station. Dr Upnerl S. Ellis, station director has announced. The new research Is made possible by the university of Arkansas College of Agriculture and the American Potash Institute. The Investigations will be carried on by Joseph o. Legg. recently- appointed graduate assistant, under supervision of Dr. R. L. Beacher, assistant professor of agronomy. Mr. Legg graduated from the. University in January, receiving the B.S.A. degree with highest honors. we should consider very carefully." The cotton official emphasized, though, that there Is not time to wait for such an organization to be set up before any action Is taken. "Wo are convinced that for the prefer!t. anyway, the job we arc talking about must he done, by the existing organizations that are now- serving the business, professional, and agricultural groups of this country," he declared. He stressed the necessity for action by individual!! as well as groups, staling that thousli existing farm orgat)j2ations and trade associations can supply most of the planning, research and sales materials, their stuffs are not adequate to do more. The sales force, he said, must conic from the organizations' members. The combination of farm, business' and professional organiznllons and their individual members will constitute a force, he believed, which will halt and reverse socialistic trends in the United States. New Hampshier Woman Becomes Police Chief BENTON. N. H., March 31 (Ap) —PistxM-packin' grandma of the New Hampshire hills Is Mrs Ethel Boutin, 46, newly-elected police chief of (his north country clllnge. 'ince nobody has discovered any crime to clean up In this village of 12 voters chief Boutin plans no Immediate shakcup In her solo police department. BIpigMl problem facing the molh- erly law of/leer ri R ht DOR. is how to adjust her plumplsh figure to HID uniform inherited from Ira Elliott the previous chief. The h?t and coat fit tolerably well but the pants are far loo big and long—nnd Mrs. Police Chief doesn't want to wear pniils anyway. In short. It looks like a labor of love for Mrs. Boutin to fake r-n the duties of H law officer. The $5 annual salary won't even pay for a new skirt to E o with the old uniform. He will conduct the research while carrying on graduate study. One of the problems encountered in determining potassium needs of Arkansas soils is that the rapid soil tests commonly used for determining potassium may not accurately indicate the amount of potassium actually available for crop use. Dr. Bencher pointed but. Part of the new research will be concerned with' developing a rnnfd soil testinc procedure which will Indi- j cafe the actual potassium fertility status of the soil. Jn another nlitisc of the study, field work will be conducted to determine the Influence of varying amounts and ine- Ithocls of application of potash fertilizer upon the yields of pasture and forage crops. • .Mr. Legg is from Bcntonville and (s ,a graduate of the Bentonvllle High School. He served in the US Navy from" 1940 to 1946. EDSON CJontlnued from Page « munlsl radio «nd television broadcasts could not b« made unless similarly identified. Thos« Tajred a* Reds (o Be NolHlc'd The attorney-general wcmlri be required to notify every indivltlua registered by a Communist organization, as to his reported membership. It the individual denies membership, the attorney-genera! mus launch an Investigation and remove from tlie registration list, the nnmos of those proved nol to be members. All Investigations of this character would be handled by a new "Subfeistve Activities 0 o nt r o Board" of three members, Hppolnt ed by the President and confirmed by the Senate. On application the nttorney-genernl, this board would be required to determine II nnj' group was a Communist political or front orgnnl/At!m. The hoard would also hear apiicals of organizations and individuals claiming they were nob Communist, nnd asking for removal of their registration. Decisions of the board would in nil such cases be subject to review by the U.S. Court of Ap- ncnls In the District, of Columbia, and by the Supreme Court. Failure of nny Communist organization or member to register would be made punishable by n fine of S2000 to $5000 and two-to-flve-year Imprisonment. Each day of failure to register is considered a separate offense. False statcmenls In any registration would be subject to the same penalties for every offense. MacKenzie Continued from Pane 8 and bitter enemies. 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