The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 16, 1954 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 16, 1954
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BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JUNE IS, 1954 'Blow Land' Problem Is Studied Soil Experts Soy Subsidies Aren't Wonted AMARILLO. Tex. (#» — Soil experts of six states threatened with dust bowl conditions met today to talk About what to do with "blow land." A spokesman said he wanted to make clear they weren't after government subsidies. "It will take more than subsidies," declared Waters S. Davis Jr., president of the National Asso. of Soil Conservation Districts. 'There appeared to be some thought that the fawner himself— his willingness to cooperate by taking some land out of profitable cultivation—is part of the problem. Davis, a League City, Tex.., man who has been at odds recently with the federal government because of its reorganization of the Soil Conservation Service, did not say so bluntly. "We are here to draft a program that will attract the cooperation of every individual, who makes his livelihood from the soil." Davis said in an interview. "We are not here to ask more government subsidies." Several Views Several views on exactly what is needed carne from soil conservation district officers from Nebraska, Wyoming. Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas. The national association headed by Davis sponsored today's meeting but U.S. 'Department of Agriculture representatives and. spokesmen for state governors had a place on the program. "Lack of cooperation in soil conservation practices has been our greatest obstacle." said Clarence Svedman, national association di- v: HERE'S TO YOU—Fifty Mooseheart boys and giris drink a toast with 50 quarts of milk to a record-breaking milk producer as part of their celebration of National Dairy Month. The champ, a purebred Holstein, is Mooseheart Princess Star. She established the record by giving 50 quart! of milk in one day at Moose Child City in Illinois. rector from Colorado. "If we can get the kind of program the farmer wants, then he should be willing to cooperate " Bill Richards, a director in both the national and Nebraska state associations, said, "Too many acres of poor, unsuitable land is being planted to wheat just to obtain larger acreage allotments." Stanley Marr, president of, the Kansas association, placed a lot of blame on the "suitcase farmer"— the farmer who overcultiv'ates one farm, grabs the profits and leaves the used-up farm to move on to another. . SAN DIEGO, Calif. (#}—Thren bachelors share an' apartment and the job of planning and cooking meals. When one of them served rabbit for Tuesday dinner, four weeks in a row, the other two objected. They found he had been dating a laboratory technician who works In a medical clinic that specializes in maternity tests. Landslide Kills Nine FUKUOKLA, Japan (&)— Nine persons were killed and several seriously injured in a slandslide that buried four homes in the coal-mining town of Shinen today. Western Union Seeks Rate Increase Okay WASHINGTON (#) — Western Union yesterday asked the Communications Commission for rate increases, effective July 15, designed to yield aij additional 10 million dollars a year. The petition said increased wage costs resulting from union contract renewals necessitate filing of revised rates on interstate messages and money orders. The company offered special incentives to encourage greater use of the telegraph under the new rate structure. A 20-cent discount would be applied on each message in ex cess of 100'a month sent by users who have direct wire connection: with the telegraph system. The discount would recognize Western Union savings in labor costs on messages transmitted by customers to the telegraph company over facsimile, teleprinter, and other direct wire connections. The company said as a result of the discount feature, over-all telegraph costs for such telegraph ns- ers with direct wire connections would be less than before the excise tax reduction on April 1. The announcement said that for occasional users, as a result of the recent excise tax reduction, the cost of a 15-word fast telegram will be only a cent a word more in most cases than before the tax cut, with no increase at all to the most di- tant points. Reds Blame Geneva For French Crisis TOKYO (#>---The Communist Pel- ping radio yesterday called the collapse of the Laniel Cabinet in Prance an inevitable result of the Geneva conference. The Red radio blamed U. S. influence for guiding the French course in me conference and added that French political circles "came! to see finally that the Laniel Cab- | inet had to be thrown out in the interests of the conference." CALL YOUR PLUMBING CONTRACTOR or DEALER IN BLYTHEVILLE Distributed in This Area by Midsouth Plumbing Supply Co. <; >P II m (Whokmle Exclusively) JUar 211-215 Walnut Phont 3-8353 Youth Plans, Directs Hold-Up Of His Father INLIANAPOLIS (#•}—A 16-year- old boy who police said planned and directed the armed robbery of his father and told a 17-year-old friends to "shoot him and get it over with" awaited grand jury action today. Detective Sgt. Harold Goodman said William Dale Miller admitted arranging the $100 filling station holdup of his father, Herbert Miller, 46. He said Kenneth Mahurin, 17, admitted' '«h'e holdup. Both j'ouths were held on armed robbery charges. Miller told police he recognized his son's voi^e outside the station. Godman said young Miller confirmed that he told Mahurin: "Put a gun in his belly and keep it there. Don't give him no chance. Shoot him and get it over with." Miller and the boy's mother are separated, and the boy has been living with his mother . Slaying Suspect To Help Officers Hunt for Body EL CENTRO, Cal. (ff>)— Marvin C. Boyd, who says he killed a woman and buried her body in the California desert, returned here yesterday to help police hunt for the grave. Boyd Buren, was escorted from Van Ark.—where he was arrested May 21 on a charge of vag- arancy—by two sherriff's deputies and a policeman. Chief of Police Wyatl Briggs said Boyd would be held on a charge of passing worthless checks and as a material witness in the alleged slaying. The chief said . Boyd would be asked to lead officers to the body of Shirley Fields, El Centro carhop. Boyd says he buried the body in the desert between El Centro and Yum a, Ariz- Hay ward, Barker Seek Settlement Actress Hot 'Upstt Emotions' afttr Testimony of Maid By JAMES BACON BURBANK, Calif, (ft — While Su san Hayward nursed her upset emo tions today, attorneys for the movi queen and her actor husband triec to get together on a settlement o their divorce trial. The trial took an abrupt reces yesterday afternoon when the ac tress reported sick after lunch. One Read Courier News Classified Ads. tional upset; another called it food poisoning. It was both. Superior Judge Herbert V. Walk er recessed the trial until tomor row morning. S. S. Hahn, counsel for actor Jess Barker, said that Miss Hayward had offered $100,000 as a settle ment but that the offer was turned down because "of certain strings attached." Barker later explained that th strings included a desire on the part of the actress to pay off the $100,000 as alimony. "How do you suppose that would make me look?" the actor asked a reporter. Part of Miss Hayward's emotional distress stemmed, one source reported, from testimony which had her dashing through her rear yard in the nude, chased by a threatening Barker, Worried She worried about the effect such sensationalism would have on the couple's twin sons and on the moviegoing public. The combination of worry and something she ate brought on the sickness, the riend added. Although Hahn volunteered news of the reported settlement, Martin Gang, attorney for the actress, aid he would predict no settlement at this time. "It's true," he told newsmen, "that we made an offer before the case ever went to trial." Mrs. Nayma Gilmore, a tax expert, was on the stand much of yesterday. She told of preparing many of the couple's income tax returns on a community property basis. She testified she did so after Miss Hayward informed her that she was happily married to Barker and intended to tear up a pre-j LITTLt LIZ— Sometimes o word to the wist only interrupts a monologue nuptial agreement. The prenuptiai document, crux of rne case, stipulated that what Blank Robbery NEW YORK (JP)-An armed holdup man trailed a woman carrying a bulky payroll-type manila envelope. In the lobby of her office building he grabbed the envelope, Shoved her into an elevator and ordered the operator to take the car up. He escaped with the envelope containing several hundred blank order pads. More than 260,000 TJ. S. business firms advertise on book match covers. and what Barker earned was his. Barker, through Hahn, contends that since she and ber husband filed joint tax returns on a community property basis, the actor Miss Hayward earned was hers is entitled to half of the assets. Electronic Ghost GRAND RAPIDS, Mich- (JPh- Neighbors called police when they heard music and strange vocies ia a vacant apartment. A clock-radio, left behind by the departing tenants, had started operating. Heavy SUFFOLK, Va. OB — A couple of escapees took an early morning stroll. Before the excitement wai over gardens had been trampled, fences broken down and the police called in. The escapees were "Blanche" and "Toby," elephant* from a, visiting circus. It has been estimated that there are more than 21,000,000 bicyclist* in the United State*. ever nelice the ll LU In railroads these days? A here have been a Jot of brand new. exciting changes in raihoajk since you were a child. In the postwar years alone, nine hillion dollars have been spent for the improvement of equipment and service. Consider the track, for instance. Today's rail is heavier, ttronger, safer and has 50% more service life than that of 30 years ago. Crossties last almost three rimes as long as rh;y used to. With nearly a billion crossties in American railroads, and the cost of replacement around five dollars apiece, the savings from this improvement alone is tremendous. Air conditioned passenger cars, diesel locomotives, electronic communications and signaling equipment, push-button freight yards and nuay other important changes have practically revolutionized railroading. As a result of this quiet but steady improvemer*. today's railroads are performing more efficiently and making an even more significant contribution 10 the welfare of our country*. ST. LOUIS RAILWAY M. J- McKENZIE, President- "Ifou can expect the most raiding* in the best melon patch 99 Y, .011 can bet your bottom dollar on it. Come next year, or the year after that, you'll be seeing on other cars some of th* styling features you see in Buick today. We expect it. It has happened before. And there is good reason for it—popular appeal. lake, for example, the car model shown here. We call it a Riviera. Most people call it a "hardtop." When Buick introduced this body type in 1949, it was a completely new thing. And it was an instant hit. Today. Buick "hardtops" outsell all other models in the line. It's the styling America has taken to its heart. So today you find that every major car maker has his own version of this Buick original. (And we can't blame them a bit. They know a good thing when they see it.) JMaybe you've noticed other such borrowings from Buick. some of the Buick advances that are now reflected in the styling of other cars —or will be soon. For you can be sure that the great panoramic windshield first shown by Buick this year will be copied. It's too good to pass up. And you can be sure that the full rear- wheel cutout now on every 1954 Buick Riviera and Convertible will show up elsewhere in the future. It's a sports-car touch that hits a really popular note. We're sure of such things. We're sure because the tomorrow-styled Buick of today seems to be just what people want. Because Buick sales are soaring. Because Buick now outsells every other car in America except two of the so-called "low-price three" . So to you we say—why wait another day to see and drive a new Buick? It's the beauty of the year. It's the buy of the times. And it's a wonderful way to head up the parade. Drop in this week for a demonstration, KIT TO SOMI ITYLHt* "FftiTf" IT MUCK I Riviera "hardtop" body type 2 Panoramic windshield S Vfsored headlamp grouping 4 Hooded tail light oisembly on Skylark S FuH rear-wheel cutout 6 Fender fweepspears ^ Ventiports ( Remember Bordt'i first venff- porfi on fronf fender*? Some folks even bought coptec of MOM cnrome rings fo pvf on /atopies/] The diagrammatic sketch shown here list* won't you? •WHIN KTTft AUTOMOftH* AM MM* MINK WHl MHt§ LANGSTON-McWATERS BUICK CO. Walnut It Broadway 24 Hour Scrric* Dial 3-4555

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