The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 15, 1954 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 15, 1954
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 1954 REVIEW ""FORECAST Eisenhower's Farm Program Reviewed WASHINGTON (AP) — Here is what President Eisenhower's farm program proposes a« to each major commodity: Wheat — Substitute flexible price supports — 75 to 90 per cent of parity — for present rigid 90 per cent price supports after the 1954 crop. Production controls, mar fceting quotas, would be used as a supplementary measure. The modernized parity for wheat, which would be about 20 per cent lower than the present parity, would begin to go into effect Jan. 1, 1956. The reduction each year could be no greater than 5 percentage points. Bice-Substitute flexible supports for the present rigid 90 per cent supports after the 1854 crop. Corn—Substitute the flexible price supports for the current mandatory 90 per cent supports after the 1954 crop and shift to he modern parly on Jan. 1, 1956. This pariy would be abou 10 per cen lower and he change would be limited to 5 percentage points a year. The resident also proposed that the normal carryover for corn be Increased from 10 per cent to 15 per cent of market needs. He said this would help assure a more, stable livestock feed supply. j Cotton—Substitute flexible price supports for the present 90 per cent of parity price guarantee af- ter the 1954 crop. Repeal presen provisions of law whereby th maximum use must be made o production controls before ther can be any reduction of the pric support level. In other words, th President would rely more on th Incentives or lack of incentives o flexible supports rather than o production controls, to keep sup 1 plies in line with markets. Tobacco—Continue present pro grams providing support at 90 pe cent of parity when mnrketln quotas are in effect. Peanuts—A shift to the flexlbl price supports from the present 9 per cent mandatory floors after th 1954 crop and also adopt the mod ernlzed parity In 1950, will- changes limited to 5 percentage points a year. Oil feeds—(soybeans, cotU)nseec and flax). Support at any level de termined by the secretary of s culture from zero to 90 per cent o parity, as now provided by law. Fruits and vegetables—Use pre .DE-RIBBONED—Momentary triumph is enjoyed by Bichard Carey, 19, right, of Mineral Springs, Wis., as Jess C. Andrews, left, president of the International Livestock Exposition, awards "Blackie" the Purple Championship Ribbon as Junior Chonipion Steer of. the show. Show officials later ruled that tests showed the Aberdeen Angus was over the 23-month age limit for entrants, Carey's family says that the disqualification, first in the 54-year history of the show, will be appealed. sent funds from customs receipts for purchase and removal of sur pluses of these products from markets. Purchased supplies would go to school lunch programs and to the needy abroad. Also authorize broad use of marketing agreements to help stabilize prices of tfiese commodities. Under such agreements, low quality products are kept off markets. Potatoes—Use the same measures for potatoes as for fruits and vegetables. At present, potatoes are Ineligible for price protection. Sugar—Continue the present sugar program, which was described as "generally satisfactory." Under this program, quotas limit Imports nnd domestic production to a level designed to maintain prices. Wool—Abandon the present .program of government buying and making loans nt a predetermined price support level. Instead allow market prices to move freely In relation to supply and demand. Producers would Ret payments to make up the difference between average market prices and 90 per cent of parity. Funds to meet wool payments would be taken from general revenues within the imount of unobligated tariff receipts from wool. Dairy products—Continue pre- ;ent provisions of the law providing for price supports between 5 and 90 per cent of parity "as are necessary to assure an ade- lUate supply." Meat animals—Continue present irograms, under which price sup- inrts are not, required, but which lermll. the government to buy neat In times of depressed prices o help bolster pries. Such mat vould b dlvered to the school inch program and to foreign aid rogrnms. Eggs—Continue present law pro- Idlng for discretionary authority or the secretary of agriculture to upport prices at not more thnn 90 er cent of parity and divert nny ggs or poultry obtained under uch operations to the school lunch rogrnm and public Institutions. .t present there are no price sup- iorts for poultry and eggs. Feed grains other than corn— oats, hurley and grain sorghums). Continue provisions of the law uthorizing discretionary price sup orts nt not more than 90 per cent f parity. These commodities are ow being supported under pro- isions of the law. WILSON NEWS By Mrs. B. F. Boyles Birthday Betty Carroll Wren was complimented on her tenth birthday when tier mother, Mrs. Hudson Wren, entertained 22 of her friends Saturday afternoon at her home at Marie Pastel colors were used In decora- Jon in the balloons and streamers ,n the entertaining rooms and In the birthday cake. PTA Meeii The Wilson Parent-Teachers As- snsociation conducted another In a series of study courses, Tuesday at the Baptist church. Mrs. C. H. Buchanan, study course chairman, was assisted by Mrs. Hudson Wren. Mrs. J. D. Ranktn, Mrs. Qerald Whiteside and Mrs. Elstner D. Beall. WMU Meets Twenty-Seven members of the Baptist Womens Missionary Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. George Lemons at theim home at Marie Mrs. Glen Wheeler and guests Mr. and Mrs. Gene Brigance. of Lcland, Miss., were in Memphis Sunday where tliey visited Mr. Brig- ances grandson, Billy Bowie, who is a patient at the Baptist Hospital. Bowie of Marks. Miss., are former Billy's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Amon residents of Wilson, others from Wilson who were in Memphis Monday night to see Billy were Mr. and Mrs. Russell Nnsh and Ruben Ward. Mrs. John Barnes of Los Angeles Calif., is visiting Mr. and Mrs. w. W. Smith and their family. Mrs. p. E. Cooloy of Blytheville spent a part of last week with her daughter Mrs. Elste her family. r D. Beall, and u *„>••.•>'• ,,uu. c ,,o ,„,„„,..«., M'ss Patsy Smith is visiting her Union and one guest, met at the f ster ' Mts - William Bowels, in Pul- church Monday night for the Boy-, t0 "' ^'" al Service Program. Mrs. John Man-1 cljde clllsl ". wl 'o underwent sur- ker gave the devotional. Miss Rosa' , 8Crv « the Baptist Hospital in The heart --beats faster am umps more .Blood through tin ings and out to the tissues a igh altitudes. Tills makes up to ome extent for the decreased oxy en In the blood due to the lowered \ygen tension at such altitude! s 1,000 feet and over. About 240.000.000 cans of low-so ium foods — principally fruits egetables, meats and fish — wll 56 canned during 153 for persons ho must watch their diets. During the winter of 1952-1953 1 '< -~'• rout more waterfow j remained In Canada, than during (..c,,ou.s winter. If your hot- water system runs cold when it should run HOT ... or if you have old- fashioned equipment that heats only when you light it ... then »e» th« HEATMASTER. Fully automatic HEATMASTEK gives you piping hot water without the fuss and bother of tending outmoded water-heater devices. r t-E CALL YOUR PLUMBING CONTRACTOR OR DEALER IN BLYTHEVILLE Distributed in This Area by Midsoutii Plumbing Supply Co. (WHOLESALE EXCLUSIVELY. Rear ZI3-215 Walnut Phone 1,151 Protect your cotton picker with BETWEEN-SEASON SERVICE A 4-Wqy Servles which maintain! th* built-in performance of your McCormlck picker. * * * * * 5-STAR SERVICE I We take off th« picker and convert your tractor for regular field work. 2 Overhaul picker drum completely, restore "like-new" efficiency. J Prepare th« unit for proper storage after service. 4 Reconvert tractor and assemble picker on it before next picking season. Ypu'II save time, trouble tnd money. You'll be sure your picker is ready to go next season if you let us put it in "mothballs" now. Call us today. Delta Implements, Inc. 312 South 2nd Phent 6863 Stta WoUe was in charge of the irogram on "The World At Your Doorstep". She was assisted in pre- entlng the program by Mrs. Joe Brigance, Mrs. Charles Leftwich, Miss Willie Joe Pierce, Miss Abbic tewart, Mrs. W. D. Brown and Mrs. C. D. Price. Mrs. Burns was he guest. Attend Rally Mrs. J. B. Lovett, Mrs. Albert rreenwell, Mrs. Woodyard. Mrs. larry Woodyard, Mrs. J. D. Rankin. Mrs. Claud Dye, Mrs. D. D. Cash, Mrs. James Cobb and D. B. Bledsoe .ttentled the county WMU Rally in Osceola, Friday. Mrs. Lovett, president .<jf the local TtfU, announced that the next Ral- wlll be held at First Baptist! Church herein April, Miss Amatha ' Tinkle, a missionary to Niagra, Af., who Is home .on furlough, will e guest speaker. She is from Ark- nsas. Personals Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Burns and amlly have moved to Wilson from Memphis, Mr. Burns is employed y the Arkansas Power and Light ompany. Mr. and Mrs, J. H. Lemons and son Veldon of Senath, Mo., were the Memphis Jan. 5, was returned home Tuesday. Mrs. Eva Kerlln and Mrs. Alma Harden spent the week end In Little Rock. Mrs. H. B. Heiman and baby daughter Marsha Linn have returned to their home in Memphis after parents. Mr. and Mrs. T. J. McAfee, and their family. Mrs. C. L. Wiley and Mrs. Richard Farm Buying Off As Prices Decline By OVID A. MARTIN WASHINGTON (AP) — City investors are no longer rushing out to buy farms as a hedge against inflation, the Agriculture Department reported today. Neither, the agency added, are in a drop in farm real estate farmers or prospective farmers buying farm land at the great volume that helped create a, land boom aftr outbreak of the war In Korea. Restrictions Too Declines in farm product prices and In farm income during the 3ast year, coupled with inaugura- .ion of rigid restrictions on Borne crops for 1954 have greatly reduced the demand for farms, the department said. This decline has been reflected prices. Those prices were said to have declined an average of 3 per cent during the four months ended Nov. 1. They declined 6. per,cent during the year ended Nov. I. Losing Interest Declines during the four-month period were sharpest in a drought area extending from Kentucky and Tennessee west to Utah. The department said city inves- tors were losing Interest in farms because of an increasing stability in general economic conditions. Interest rates on new farm mortgage money have generally increased in all parts of the country, the department said. Most banks were said to b« asking B per cent rates. A year ago money was available for 4 per cent With a new type of camera, ai- tronomers now are able, without blurring, to photograph the moon , as it races through the sky along with fainter, more stationary stars. It is essential for accurae ' measuremens ha he moon and. backgrund sars be photographed simultaneously and without blurring. King George I, of England, who was born and brought up in Hannover, Germany, could not understand the English language. Wiley have returned to their home n Lufkin, Tex, after visiting rela- :ives here and in Osceola the past ,wo weeks. They were accompanied .0. Memphis by Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Wiley and their children. Mrs. Turrell Hewlett and children spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Panning, at Wynne. Oscar Wilson is a patient at the Baptist Hospital in Memphis. He ntrered the hospital Monday for reatments. He is in Room 425 PAINT 'em RED Farmall Tractor Special Delta Implements, me. Blytheville "Service Holds Our Trade" Phone 6863 MacDonaId's Farm 'MUST eFetflTNS NEflR THE END OF THE MONTH ( MAC'S PUTTING' SAWDUST IN THE CHOW flfiflIN /*„,. : s> m ,»..„,„ • 131 Spring is getting closer and closer! Will you be ready to gei right to work in your fields? Better take a look at your tractor and implements, now... and put your repair work on our schedule. fKMf 'IMPLEMENT CO. 8166 -BLyTHEVIUf,AKK. Announcing The New Maid C '* I The n«w Packard CLIPPER Panama Hardtop Sportiest cor in the new CLIPPER line. Sea the 1954 Packard line tt your dealer's belinning Friday, January 15th, Americas Newest Medium-Priced Car! Luxury at a lol less. ..because Packard builds it A y»nr ago the Packard CLIPPER was introduced as America's newest medium-priced car. • And men who know were quick to «ay: "That's i lot of car for the money!" • • And it was a lot of car for the money. And it » a lot of car for the money. Because Packard builds it t So the newt spread! • And in 1954 the new CLIPPER bring! you fine-car luxuries, fine-car CLIPPER SPECIAL CLUB SEDAN ' '• power, fine-car ride ... (the high-price features everybody wants) ... and yet at a popular, medium price! • We have built a finer car for '54 because experience in 'S3 proved that there are many thousands ot American* who want a true luxury car in the medium-price range. • Most cars in the medium-price field are simply big brothers of smaller cars made by the same- company. These cars may offer the modern gadgets and the smooth look of the big car, but in most cases their basic engineering is still influenced by small-car engineering. "Packard-built" makes the difference • No feature or claim will ever give you a more powerful reason for buying a CLIPPER than the name Packard. • You'll find the reason when you take command of a Packard CUPPER and put it through its paces over a road of your own choosing. Make that dale with "Pftckatd-buitt quality at a popular, medium price" very soon.,. won't you? • You'll get luxury for a lot less in a Packard CUPPER. Did you know you can buy a Packard CLIPPER for as little? $2639 Sinn you ton't teit the new Packard CLIPPER al the famous Packard Proy ing Ground, get the story, fact by fact, on the pocket proving ground at your dealer's. But don't stop there! For the real thrill, drive a CLIPPER. N-i3oc . . . Plus state and local taxes, if any tor Clipper Special Club Sedan (ill.mrated « left). Optional equipment. Including, while nidewaU tires, extra. Prices may vary slightly in nearby communities due to shippini charges. Delivered In Blylhevllte MOTOR SALES COMPANY 217 W«t Walnut Strut BlythtvilU, Ark.

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