The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 2, 1954 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 2, 1954
Page 9
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FRIDAY APRIL 2, 1954 fiLYTHEVTLT-E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAdlKIKl RE VIEW»~° FORECAST j 482,086,000 POUNDS [ 435,855,000 BUSHELS ) I 1,194,902 BALES | [ 274,893,000 POUNDS Every ptrson in the U. 5. could have about three pounds of milk. Enough to give every person in the nation about two bushels of wheat. Surplus! What would you do with enough co^on to make approximately 597 million dresses? This is just o : ol the many commodities being stacked up in Agricultural Department freezers, bins and warehouses all over the country, and they're giving government officials a king-sized headache. To date they are costing the government (taxpayers, that is) approximately $500,000 a day to store. Charts at right and below Approximately 597 million house dresses could be made from surplus cotton. show just seven of the 2-i items that have been acquired or held by the Commodity Credit Corporation through its price-support program. To ease the situation President Eisenhower asked Congress to adopt a system of price supports which will discourage over-production and encourage consumption. |, To combat counterfeiting of money orders, n e w fluorescent inks are being used on certain parts of the official blanks. When exposed to ultraviolet light, these inks glow brightly. Enough to give every person in the nation more than one pound of butter. 449,793,000 BUSHELS Enough to give each individual slightly more than two bushels of corn. 92,544,000 POUNDS Enough to make approximately 19 million men's business suits. Refrigerators Go Rural MALONE. N. Y. UP)—The arrival 3f modern conveniences even in the tallest timber is threatening to make the ice cutter a vanishing American and the rustic ice house a weatherbeaten curio. Oscar Brown of Owls Head, deep in the Adirondacks of Northern New York, says he used to fill ice houses for 60 summer campers but this year had only one customer. "Everybody has electricity now." he explained. Breve Thief PORTLAND. Ore. (.?) — Someone walked into the chambers of Municipal Judge John J. Murchison in the center of the police stution- and stole his inscribed pen desk set. Bandages for Beggars BEIRUT i") — Rounding- up flO hoodlums, police found one man who said his profession was making bandages to make healthy beggars .look crippled. Although wenvinp is one of man's oldest cnifts, lie probably made fell cloth before he made any \vovon t'ubrlc. There's enough surplus to give everyone more than one pound of cheese. HONG KONG (#)—Unemployment is a political weapon in Communist Canton. Chinese from that city have told Father Paul J. Duchesne, Catholic missionary here, that lay Christians in Canton who refuse to join the Peiping controlled church, have a don't employ this person stamped on their residence permits. "We only know of the Christian examples," Duchesne said, ''but a punishment for one political offense usually is melted out for oth- Purina Stertena Rice is IT'S BETTIR than ever be cause eight tiny growth and health boosters are Micro- Mixed into every thimbleful by Purina's exclusive process. PURINA CHICK STARTENA IT'S CHEAPER this year be cause Purina's tremendous sales have made many economies in buying and mixing ingredients. The savings are passed on to you. H See us for all your chick starting needs f f Supply Company 513 E. MAIN PHONE 3441 FEEDER'S WE CARRY A COMPLETE LINE OF SWIFT MIXED FEEDS—FOR CAT- TLE, HOGS AND POULTRY. SEE OR CALL US FOR YOUR FEED REQUIREMENTS. South Highway 61 Phone 2032 Available now. No FHA roqulrc- nii'r.i;: if you own your lot and have a small down payment. Five years to pay. E. C. Robinson Lbr. Co. NOTICE Hyde Park BEER 2 ,T $3.25 AH Brands Cigarettes p k*-25c Phillip AppUbaum Liquor Star* 110 So. Fifth PhoM MM. 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