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FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 1954 BLYTKEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THIRTIBM REVIEW— FORECAST U.S. Cotton Men Shove Off To Sell Our Fiber to Europe WASHINGTON — A National Cotton Council official, who will visit Europe as a member of a Department of Agriculture trade mission, believes that "merchandishing methods which have enabled American businesses to outstrip its world competitors can assist materially m building new and expanded markets for cotton and other agricultural commodities." ^ William Rhea Blake, executive vice president of the Council, will leave Saturday with a group of other agricultural authorities for a" six- week tour of Europe to study firsthand what steps might be taken to Increase foreign sales. European mission is one of three being sent overseas as part oi the administration's program to develop new markets and work off present surpluses of farm products. j "Traditionally, the European market has consumed more American cotton than any other," Mr. Blake said. "Howver, we are confident that still more cotton can be sold in these countries. "They have the world's highest atandard of living outside Canada abd the United States. The spinners and weavers appreciate the fine quality of American cotton. ;"The problem of increasing sales to them is not insoluable. It will require a lot of hard thinking and wx>rk, but surely our genius for selling ia just as pronounced as our genius for production. ;"' Hope For Suggestions . "The mission will do only explor- sitoty work. However, we hope to oome up with concrete suggestions j which can be translated into greater exports of cotton, wheat, cottonseed oil and many other agricultural commodities." Mr. Blake is a member of a mission which after visits in England, Prance and Germany, will make an extended survey of the export outlook in the Mediterranean area. The group will visit Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey and Egypt. Turkey and Egypt are cotton exporting countries and Mr. Blake hopes to survey the production outlook and the competitive position of cotton there, as well as programs to expand consumption. Financing Problem Financing of imports of United States cotton is another problem which Mr. Blake and other member* of the mission will discuss with government officials abroad. The availability of dollars will be a key to the amount of United States cotton that can be bought and methods of using all available credit facilities will be canvassed. Among other things, the mission plans to look into the operation of local currencies, thereby easing any pinch from declining dollar supplies- Expert Urges Irrigation for Cotton Country .MEMPHIS (£) — An authority on agriculture has said he believes irrigation of the Mississippi Delta's lush cotton land would pay fatter dividends than it does in California —and it's making a profit there. Victor Schoffelmayer, science and agriculture editor emeritus of the Dallas Morning News, said in an interview: "I can't understand why you are losing so many bales of cotton because of drought here in the richest of America's delta country." To irrigate the Delta, he said, water would have to be pumped to a height of only about 40 feet above the level of the Mississippi River. "It would prevent any more losses as we have seen in the last few years. In California they have to lift the water 200 to 300 feet and they still make it pay. Here, with it necessary to lift the water only 30 to 40 feet, irrigation would be so much cheaper." Schoffelmayer came here for the annual convention of the National Farm Chemurgic Council beginning Monday. He's a member of the council's Board of Governors. Troop* Back 'Reforms' BONO KONG (flV The Kwangt- uog radio at Canton has confirmed that Bed Army troops had been u§ed in completing the Commun- irt tend jj«*own ki South China. The radio oaMed upon the people to donate mon«r and useful article* to the troop* lor th«ir "great aocomp- Hahment in earring out the land re- fonn." R said that 100,000 troops were so usdd. Another 10,000 troops wwe used in enforcing "democratic refonn" among fishermen along the South China coast. NOTICE OF COMMISSIONER'S SALE Notice is given that pursuant to a decree rendered by the Chancery Court lor the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, in a cause pending therein wherein Blytheville Federal Savings & Loan Association was plaintiff and Robert E. Walton, et al, were defendants, I will, within lawful hours, on the 1st day of May, 1954, offer for sale at public auction to the highest and best bidder at the south City of Blytheville, Arkansas, the following described property. (3), in Block two (2) of the Original Survey of the Town of Yarbro, Arkansas, as shown by recorded plat thereof. The purchaser at said sale shall be required to give bond with ap- prdved security, to secure the- payment of his bid, and a lien will also be retained on the property therefor. Dated this 8th day of April, 1954 GERALDINE LISTOK Commissioner in Chancer; Marcus Evrard, Atty. for Pltf. 4/9 Mr. Blake said they would also investigate the possibility of increasing exports of cottonseed oil. "Traditionally, Mediterrean countries are exporters of edible oils. The rest of Europe has in the past used very little, if any, cottonseed oil, preferring the cheaper oils. "One of the problems we face is breaking through this prejudice against cottonseed oil. We are hopeful that some pogress can be made. Supplies of aU oil outside the United States are relatively short, in relation to demand." Mr .Blake said he plans, while in England, France, Germany, and Italy, to confer with cotton industry leaders over programs now in progress or being planned to expand consumption of cotton. U. S. Can Help "This is the basic problem," he said. "Until recently, the cotton textile industry of these countries was reluctant to undertake aggressive promotion as we know it in this country. They apparently now realize how necesary promotion and advertising are to expanding consumption and they have realistic programs of their own. We want to see. what we in this country might do to help further with these programs. "The Departments' trade missions do not expect to develop vast new markets overnight that will drain off all of our farm surpluses. They are part of a continuing and inter- grated program. "The fact that the government has interested itself to the point where official missions are being dispatched to all areas of the world indicates that this is not a 'one shot' proposition. We expect thatj our findings and recommendations will be diligently pursued not only by Agriculture but all other government departments directly and indirectly concerned." A Look at Meat and Livestock Situtation 2001 TOTAL RED : MEATCON 1930 1935 TRANSFERRED HERE—Ellis H. Trammell has been named assistant of the U. S. Cotton Classing office here. He has been with the U. S. Cotton Classing service for 17 years, serving 11 years in the Memphis office. For the past five years, he has been with the Hayti office. NOTICE OF COMMISSIONER'S SALE Notice is given that pursuant to a decree rendered by the Chancery Court for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, in a cause pending therein wherein Blytheville Federal Savings & Loan Association was plaintiff and Alma J. James, et al, were defendants, I will, within lawful hours, on the 1st day of May. 1954, offer for sale at public auction to the highest and best bidder, upon a credit of three months, at the in the City of Blytheville, Arkansas, the following described property: All of Lots Number four (4) and five (5) in Block "G" of the Barren & Lilly Addition to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas, as shown by recorded plat thereof. The ppurchaser at said sale shall be required to give bond with approved security, to secure the payment of his bid, and a lien will Quality Weight Flowers ITHACA, N. Y. (7P)—In cut fk wers it isn't the smell nor the color that determines quality, it's the weigfet, say the specialists. Arthur Leach of Manchester, N. H., a graduate student at Cornell University, has constructed a machine that grades flowers by weight. Patterned after an egg-grader, thej gadget handles 130 doeen flowers an hour. 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