The Daily Register from Harrisburg, Illinois on January 10, 1948 · Page 2
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PAGE TWO THE DAILY REGISTER, HARRISBURG, ILL., SATURDAY, JANUARY 10, 1948 The Daily Register (Established 1869 as Saline County Register.) Out Our Way Published evenings except Sundays and holidays at 35 South Vine street. Harrisburg, Illinois, by REGISTER PUBLISHING CO. , " . of Harrisburg, ! MRS. ROY L. SERIGHT, President. CURTIS G. SMALL, Editor and Manager. . -.Entered as second class matter at the post office 'at Harrisburg, Illinois, under act of March 3,1879. Subscription Rates: By Carrier 20 cents per week. By mail in Saline and Adjoining Counties, $5.00 per year, in advance; $1.50 for three months. .Outside Saline and adjoining counties, $7;00, per year; '$2.00 for three months; 75 cents per month. .The Daily Register-is a private business institution. The management reserves the right to be sole 'Itidge as to acceptance or rejection of any statement for use either as "a news item or a paid advertisement - · , DN»ON By Williams BIBLE- THOUGHT FOR ,TODA\ No ohe cari'-lutow the goodness of God save by 'taking refuge in Tiiin:-- Ps. 34:8: "Oh taste and See that the^Lord is good." BIBLE HEADING FOR TODAY Jan. 10. "God' Our Joy.-- Philip- piahs 4:4-9. ' Jan. 11. God Our Father.-John 14:8-14. ' Schools Make Houses HUMBOLDT, la. OLE) -- Some people in Humboldt "County are 'solving their housing problems bv buying abandoned rural school Muses. Five rural schools in Grove Township have been sold at auction, 'at prices ranging from $37o to.$975._ : . .... IT COULD BE VET, TH' WAV rW/ NOSE FEEUS-- THEN\ 6UVS AIN'T TH' CAREFUL KIND/ THEM TOUGHS PULLED YOUR COAT OVER HEAP AN 1 TH' ZIPPER UP? WELL, PER A MINUTE 1 THOUGHT THAT TOP OF YOUR STOCK! N' CAP WAS .YOUR MOSE/ Washington Column By Peter Edson NEA-Register Correspondent Strong Demands, Short Crops Cause of High Food , U. I. - Silly Tiling to Do CHICAGO-- «U9 --Victor Jo? Chester, Pa., sawed off a tr c limb on which he was sitlinn an fell "20. feet, the National Safe Council reports. ward meeting l»e '»cavy postwar demands. This heavy cropping was a factor altfhj! wall »»*»«»: able weather in the poorer 1947 "THE"WORRY WART The Daily Register, 20c a week. LONG DISTANCE HAULING Kane's Truck Service Is Now Equipped for Complete Long Distance Hauling ' · Service. SEE BILL KANE At Dorris Heights Or Call 299R _. * . .. . MERRY-00-ROUND · y » R I W P I A R S O M made in to thank the American people for the Friendship Train. One, by the Rome newspaper, Momento Sera, suggests that some ancient and highly prized work of art be sent to \Vash- WASHINGTON. (NEA).-- Opposition to the Marshall Plan in the United States comes principally from two sources--some of 1 he'Republicans in Congress, and tome businessmen. i Public opinion polls show a ma' iont in iavor of the plan. Most 'newspapers have given it support. ' Labor unions are lor it. save tlie extreme lelt-wmgers. who are niere- 1\ parroting the Communist line I on iUissian foivign policy. Republican opposition is a little difficult to figure. In final analysis, it seems to boil down to die thins:. Spending money on the Marsiiall Plan may deprive Ihc Republicans ol the honor 01 cutting income tax rates. Oh yes, 1948 is an election year. I When the showdown comes, 1 thc-reiorc. many Washington ob! -tnen believe that the fate of the Mai shall Flan will be determined not on its merits but the r.mcunt that taxes can be cut-- o\er the President's veto, if necessary--and tffe budget total thai v,ill make the Republican record ior economy Jook good. It's as simple as that. Opposition ol American business men, \\hich naturally influences URBANA, 111., Jan. 3.-prices arc at record levels because of high consumer demands for meat and other animal products in the country and of t he- poor 1947 crops of wheat in western Europe and of corn in the United States. This explanation of high prices was made by L. J. Norton, acting head, department of agricultural economics, University of Illinois, as he posed the key question for 1948: Will these basic causes continue to operate? In partial answer to thc question, Norton stated that short supplies did not cause, high prices for meat animals in this country. Per person supplies have been laiger than for many years. This large supply was caused by feeding up the large 19*6 corn crop and by liquidation of cattle herds. Late in 1947 the short corn crop led to early marketings of 194 spring pigs. Little Meat Exported Nor did exports cause high meat prices, the economist asserted. In fact, very little meat is being exported. "Our prices for meat arc too high for other countries to use scarce dollar exchange to buy s », vu A U iuf»*..., -----. r-«ii« rt o meat High meat prices simply a t International Business College reflect the huge demand caused thinks apples for teachers are old bv the high current income of hat. Tanigouchi gave each ol nis oy -- s · --'-·»· -* f e m inine teachers an orchid. His much congressional thinking, seems ed work of art be sent to Wash- fased on several conceptions, but ington for deposit in the Smith- j t j ie y a n ac id up to one thing, sonian or National Museum. In i ni " s , s the fear that aid to Eur- crops. "It is time for Illinois fanner.* to consider thc adoption of better svstems that will maintain and improve crop yields," Norton declared. "This means more- small grains, more legumes, and more use of the minerals neeticd to get food clover crops on nnmy soils. Farming is a long-time business and thc world will need gram and bovbeans in 1950 as well as in 1IM8. '"The question of prices for the more important Illinois farm products therefore depends on two things in 1948: Thc put-turn of basic crops and continuation of high consumer income in the united States. It is well to remember that periods of high prices such as those now prevailing have in thc past been rather short. They are the result of rather uncommon conditions winch do not generally persist for any great length of time." Orchids for Teacher FORT WAYNE. Ind. IU!--Masato Tanigouchi, Hawaiian student DREW PEARSON Says: U. S. news and radio correspondents in Europe rate great credit for aid to Friendship Train; French and Italian relief agencies efficient, honest. PARIS.-- (By Wireless) --Before I left the United States, many newspaper editors and even a greater number of Friendship " . ... . · t . _ . 1 _ . _ ^ A _ _ _ sequent trains and. today. France Soir announces that the Ministry of-Education has officially'accept- ed a plan for a Friendship C9n- test in the schools of the entire country, in which prizes will be awarded for the twenty best letters on the Friendship Train. These letters will be made into a book to be taken to our 48 states by the two French children who , pose sending several art gifts to the American people, while an " Florence, a group of artists pro- ope w jn jjurt business in the U. S. gi CatCl 141*41* VUA VJ. J. » . » x » A . « w » . . r y Y L U £ t \ V U JL i Cll^li V J Train committees asked me to re-1 wrote the best letters. i **._ *V« ft *3 i r*f «·« VMtf~ir\n rtftn/ilT* port on the distribution of their carefully collected food and how it was received by the French and Italian people. Before finally leaving Europe, this is my attempt to do so. American newsmen who are im Much credit for the continued Business may also feel that the e , s e Italian newsreel company, "In- European Recovery Program will ««TM · ;c. T^i-onoi-inc* a cnpoial news- ....,!·« ;* «io/ooearv tr rpimnnsfi 2OV- com,'' is preparing a special news reel, entitled "Thanks, America." showing the Italian reception of the Friendship Train. Premier Alcide De Gasperi already has contributed 20.000 lire out of his own pocket to help pay the ex- n-.-ikc it necessary to reimpose government controls over priority allocation, lationing and prices. Practically everyone wants taxes cut. Businessmen, who feel that thc Luiopean aid program will deprive them of tax cuts, will op- own puctvct iv IH-A.P f«.· *-«w ^.-» utjyi i\ u uitui \j± v.^ ^^·.^ t -·«- -*- penses for this film, as did also poSL . the Marshall Plan on that Foreign Minister Carlos Sforza and · ground, their assistants. ' *" ' Helping to tell the American aid.have been two pic- All these shortrange objections, story of u" valid, could have an ettect over the next four years at most. They do not take " into consideration interest of the French people in j: orial supplements printed in the do not take into consideration Friendship food should "go to Dalian and French languages by . what might happen if turope were A m n f i n o n nojTje nr\r\ rarlinmpn tin- »t -n ,, T*«l^ \ mnr-^f't-nn" in !n rnmo lilldei" Communist UO111- American news and radiomen under a committee headed by Henry Cassidy of the Natiqnal Broadcasting Co'mpany, who made sure that a , - . - II Progresso Italo-Americano ' in to come under New York and by Look Magazine, ination: How : much woise U. b. showing pictures of the train as business might become i tiade " " H ° traveled Various , TWA, Pan American, Air France and 'the Army Transport Com- ^ mand, patriotically volunteered to partial if not critical observers an America'n representative was, report that, in general, the people' on eac j! o f the shorter trains. Beof all France and Italy--even to cause the cities of greatest need the smaller towns-yseemed fully f an ou t f r0 m Paris and couldn't familiar with the Friendship Train very well be reached by one or two iY^^r booklets to Europe in and the motive behind it. It has trains, several trains were neces- ^ tnese StiSm here in time now been three weeks since the sary . Lansing Warren of the New °TMer to B et ^f"^-^ them at first Friend ship arrived at Le york Times accompanied the spe- ifuruienuuie, w^y v- Havre but the newspapers still c j a i train to Nantes where cere- are carrying stories about the sub- monies were held-" explaining; how -- . . · - - -'· ----- *"" " · ' · " 4.L._ f AAs3 tf*\t- A/til A/f nr\ onrJ tho i t . III. 11 o*. ^-*«·**» · - -scarce materials might become it CLEANERS AND BETTER PRESSING .New and improved methods of cleaning and pressing by Hart's Cleaners gives you that FRESH NEW LOOK. Our New soft finish will please you! You owe it to yourself to give it a trial. Our prices are right too. Regular Call For and Delivery Prices Men's and Women's Suits and Dresses Cleaned and Pressed Cash and Carry Prices Men's and Women's Suits and Dresses Cleaned and Pressed -- 65c 49c Call us today for a trial of our New Soft Finish. We are sure you will like it! CLEANERS 705 West Lincoln 20% West Poplar Phones 855 and 550 , was collected and the friendly motive behind it. Paul Ghali of the Chicago Daily News accompanied the special train to Lille, while Bob Parker of International "News Service went to Rouen where the residents of that shattered city promptly made him an honorary' citizen. The one sour note was sounded by Don Lowery of the Paris Y. M. C. A. who. when Mrs. Alice Perkins of Fairchild Publications volunteered to act as the Friendship spokesman at Arras, refused to let her speak. Mrs. Perkins had spent her own time and money journeying to Arras but when she got there Lowery, who has consistently opposed publicity for UU11J , financial sacrifice since they had to throw off profitable "Christmas cargoes. These picture stories, however, have been most popular, especially in Italy where crowds on station platforms fought for copies of II Progresso. The only discordant note in the French reception of the Friendship Train was sounded by the ship Train was sounoea oy uiu ne( j This is answered in pan Communist paper. Humanite, last · LI ,j, e Arug) Nourse and Ham- week in an'editorial attacking me ir ; an rep0 rts, which have served to as a "blackguard and with ill cut Q 0 wn Europe's demand for Friendship food, down. turned thumbs In Italy, likewise. John Secon- dari of the Columbia Broadcasting cut oti. How much w ^,.~ols would have to be. How much higher taxes would have to be to support all-out na. : ^ _ ^ i .i-r,OT.. 0 -iftiitict Pr*mmnf1i;t liUliSi U(,-i«i:sG «.,"";·. ~it tuck Many people believe much of the postwar celici to Europe went du'.vn the drain, and that more will go thc same place. The an- sivea here is that postwar her ~nas kept Europe going. There is a foeliei that America does not have the resources to Europe on the scale now plan- This is answered in part Wj tiiv »**" x.*«-.-w«« --- - - -62 million people employed at high wages. . . -"So continued high prices for blooms fron meat animals depend on contm- t h c islands, uation of high domestic demands, Professor Norton believes. "Supplies will be shorter because of the poor 1947 crop--about one- fourth smaller than in 1947. But it takes more than short supplies to make current high prices for meat animals. It takes a very high level of demand. "Will demand-consumer income, slacken in 1948? The present indications are that it will not--at least in the early months of the year. Demands for all sorts ol capital goods--the most fluctuating element in our production- are too strong. But periods of inflation with such high investments in capital goods have never lasted for long periods. Sooner or later the present boom will slacken--perhaps before the end of 1948. Then prices ot meat animals will decline. Short Crops . "The other major factor in the present high level of Illinois farm products is the short 1947 crop in two major areas--the u. b. corn crop and the western European wheat crop--caused by unfavorable weather. Will we have two such crop disasters in 1948? It is very unlikely. With better crops in" one or both of these kev crops, grain prices will be lower at the end of 1948 than at present. . 10 "\ normal corn crop in 1948 will mean a much more favorable ratio between livestock and gram prices than now prevails." Since 1940 Illinois farm lands have been used very hard to grow large 'acreages of corn and soybeans. Heavy crops contributed to wartime food supplies and to- l U l H l l l l l l l ' fc\»*»*.«»^-» ** *-·- father had expressed him a dozen blooms from his floral gardens in ALSO PINEAPPtE-ORANOf. GRAPEFRUIT AND GRAPE somes At· 01MT FOK ICC.SOX CONT/klMCKS The Daily Register, 20c r week, by carrier boy. DRINK WONDER ORAN( FFS WONDERFUL! ,,,, ,, blackguard and with ill breeding." . . . "To Drew Pearson and his accomplices," concluded 11.all A W ^ * / » ^WJ ! » « · -- - - -cut clown Europe's demand for S23 billion aid to an available SI' billion. But the whole point of HERE'S WHAT YOU GAIN when you open and use a Checking Account at The Harrisburg National Bank: CONVENIENCE--pay bills by mail, no walking, no waiting. RECORDS--check stubs show your income and outgo. SAFETY--thieves take cash, but not checkbooks. PROOF--cancelled checks prove you paid the bill. PRESTIGE--your check makes a good impression. Open a Checking Account here with your next income check. Harrisburg Notional Bank of Harrisburg Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Home of Radio Broadcasting Station WEBQ ClllU U1O ax.*-\^A»»jf * »*.**«? ·-- JJilllwi** *·* u * v«*w .*··«-·»- £ - Humanite, "our contempt." Ulc A iarshall 1'lan is, to get Eur- The most significant part o f j o p c "off thc neck" of U. S. pro- the editorial, however, was its auction. 50 that Europe can pay statement. "It is scandalous that its own way. in cities of the east ravaged by floods, trucks display streamers showing the Friendship Tram when the products being distributed do not come at all from across the Atlantic. It's a swindle. Undoubtedly the organization of tnc System, Carl Cortesi of the Rome spectacular caravan which cross- D'aily' American, Margo Afwqod of the American Broadcasting Company and Rita Hume of the North American Newspaper Alliance patriotically accompanied subsequent Friendship Trains in orjder to tell the train's story to every part of that country- ' In France. Robert BlakC' of American Aid to France and Herbert Schneker of the Jewish Joint Distribution Committee worked |niaht and day for a solid month, makine sure no kinks developed in distribution of ihc food. ed France cost more than ail the There are charges that "Euro-| peans are not working' 7 and that they have vast concealed resources buried i:i thc ground and in U. S investments. This introduces a vicious cycle. Money is buried because there is nothing to buy with it; there is nothing to buy because production is low: production is low because there is food it transported. Soon it will duction is low because l ^ rc ^ be impossible to buy a thing witn- not enough food: farmers *« 11 no out" its bearing the inscription raise food 'made in America' or '"gift of the good Mr. Truman"." Despite Humanite's charges, however, the food delivered by truck to Metz. Nancy, and thc flooded cities of eastern France actually did come from the Friendship Train. It was delivered there when these cities' food supply A t l l 3 V ' A. w » » · * · » - · · · -- - - - - · -- ** ^ *· rT*l il there is nothing to ouy. me Marshall Plan hopes to set this cvcle in motion. " There is fear that aid furnished Europe will only be used to nationalize her industries--promoting socialism instead ol Ihc free- enterprise capitalism which has brought the U. S. its prosperity.: C ? _ . · f 1 _ **. rtl* I wneu muau tints ivvu C-WHH».* .».»«e"- , . , was cut by flood and what irked That is a ^ valid fear, thc Communists was that two U l M l l U U l l U l l wi l»«^ ii/uu. me V,UI11II1UHIJW vvao umi «.-- v Before I left the United States j American women. Rose Dolan and many people questioned the ef f i-! Elizabeth Adams, also accompan- ciency of local European distrjbu- - - ·- - · - - lion "systems. However, my observation is that the French (Entr'Aid and thc Italian Endsi. the chief relief agencies here, are (efficient, quick and absolutely honest. They work in complete teamwork with American relief proposals have been hat must has never to other groups. Various irthday Feed it V.F.W. Sunday p. m. Your 1948 Membershsp Card will You and Lady. , . dllVt «i * «01» But the U. S. believed in dictating nations what form of thcv should have. ' ' Plan has » o . . icd thc trucks with the Friend- · t ship posters on them to make sure j And. thoush the local people knew where the not yet wen . food came from Thc crateful c.islencc as an idea has been i peoplc awarded ihesc ladies thc ' ilucntial in checking commun.s peoplc gold medal of Mctz in apprccia- j i/.. France and Italy. NOTI The retail price of milk will be increased 2c per quart on January 12. .This increase in price is necessary to cover the increase in cost of raw milk. New Price -- 21c per quart PRODUCERS DAIRY H tion. mi. : Hitherto, of course, it was only j the Russians who were smart Mlv j\M^oi«ii; »·»·!*» » « ^ » v . .-····*»» - f enough to get publicity when they) Carrier Mills || Register KENNETH HART Correspondent delivered food. Or. as Lc Figaro.] answering Humanite. put would have been better, no doubt, if some clever sabotage hrd dc-1 railed thc Friendship Train. But since it has unfortunately come j safely into port Ihc alJack must 1 _ ,, .- , I be made on thc terrible Drew ] Mrs. K. E. Keel 'Pearson. For this wicked a-crcs- Eastern Star Chapter sor. Drew Pearson, is none other i Members of the Eastern Star than a journalist who launched chapter of Carrier Mills were thc idea of Ihc Friendship Train. He might well have expected that the Communists would not let such insolence pass without comment," Fine Time to Find It Out WABASH. Ind.-- rt'.I!' -- Cily officials have just discovered that guests ot Mrs , on her J^U VOW* V«» · · « · · - ' * «^» «- birthday. Jan. 8 at her home. 200 | West Park street. Harrisburg. Gifts were presented, one of which , was a beautiful floral piece. A bountiful dinner was served at noon and cnjojcd by the follow- Mc^ames Helen Capcl, Opal | - - - "'·---; Har- L. C.; ^ _ ^ Ella discoTCrcd 'the' loss when"'they 'be-'Spears, Artie P.pbmson, Zola San figuring operating expanses \Whiting and son. Freddie: Myrtle and income Dean. Vclma Jane Dallas and Loran(1 inc ° mc - , na Jane; Nora Dunn. Ardith Kelly. Tree Farmer's Xccd iGoldic and the host and A tree farmer needs tb-ut 20 .hostess, Mr. nnd Mrs. E. E. Keel. acres ol growing timber to · rrducc ( j an average annual revenue -_ ;al U- j . what one acre will prcdtice .r ,, : ch j£" --| ^-- Qn Tucsdav CVC ning, crops as wheat or corn. B-.t irccs I J3 Tnstalling officers will be may be profilably grown en j.^.i un- - - - - - suited to grains or otter ford produce and once a tree farm is in growth it will bear perpetually with from Pri(5c o{ Arrow lodgc No 234. of Harrisburg. Re- lM .]. a h s .-^d their husbands, and Follows and their wives and nature doing ihc work oJ planting, j friends arc invjtcd to attend. Our Store Will Annual Sale Begins Tuesday .NFM'SPAPFRf JEWS PA PER I

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