The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 18, 1949 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 18, 1949
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• NUMBIX BLTTHEVILLE <ARK.y COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MARCH 18, I9« t.l Advance of Rural South is Praised Agri Council Convention Set For March 28 Butin«s> Cite Unprecedented Rise of Farm Areas In focelul, factual statements th&t underscore the south'* unprecedented advance In farm Income, rural electrification and higher ttandards of living, three top executive* of Amerkan business told th« nation last week that "business •verywhere has a big stake In the rural South." The three, John L. McCaffrey, president ol International Harvester Co., O«orge R, Stege, Jr., director of sales for the Pepsodent Dtvl- tlon ol Lever Brolhern Co., and R. H. Morse, Jr., vice president of Fairbanks, Morse and Co., issued statement* Indicative ot the new high place accorded the south as a great and growing market for all kinds of goods. Speaking through such nationally-circulated publications as Newsweek and the Wall Street Journal u part of a series of Institutional advertisements sponsored by The Proregslve Farmer, southern farm- and-home magazine, the messages ol these business leaders are hailed M significant recognition of the Bouth's economic expansion. Different Aspects Cited Each of Hie three referred to a different aspect of the south's Im- President J. R. Bush of Helena has announced that the annual meeting of the Agricultural Council of Arkansas will be held at the Hotel Peabody, Memphis, March 28, starting at 10 a.m. The theme of the meeting will be Agriculture and Chemurgy" a«fl the program has been designed to acquaint farmers with the part Chemurgy Is playing In the use of agricultural products. It Is hoped that from the speakers at this meeting sufficient Interest will be created to Induce a^nmnber of farm and business leaders to attend the meetings of the National Farm Ohemurglc Council which stnrt at the Peabody on Mar. 30, and which the Arkansas Council Is co-sponsoring. Wheeler McMillcn who will be one o! the speakers at the Arkansas Council's annual meeting is editor- in-chief of "Farm Journal." the world's largest agricultural publication, and of "Pathfinder", America's oldest news magazine. Long interested In finding new uses lor farm products, Mr. McMillen wns a prime founder of the National Farm Clicmurglc Council, which he has been president since 37. "New Riches From the Soil", 5 fourth book, was published In ovember, 1946. He Is a member of the National xecuttve Board of the Boy Scouts Chick Production At Ail-Time High During February WASHINGTON, March 18, W)— There ought, to be a lot of chicken to eat this spring and summer. The Agriculture Department has reported thnl commercial hatchery production of baby chicks in February was the largest on record, The output, lor the January-February period (B 60 per cent above a year ago. Furthermore, eggs In In- cubntors March 1 were 27 per cent larger Mian a year ago, and book- Ings for delivery in April were 33 per cent larger 'than a year ago. proved economy. Said McCaffery: "Farming has made no jreater progress in any part of the U.S. in the last decade than In the south. ThU progress in southern farming is creating new markets, new opportunities, new wealth for our nation, and better living on small farm* of family size. Business everywhere ha» a big stake in the rural touth." v Stage's statement read: "The sales potential of th» »outh. In my opln- f America and chairman of the atlonal Committee on Rural couilug. He has received the high- st awards of both the Boy ScouU id Future Farmers of America. Invitations have been extended d delegations expected from tlie Icinphls Chamber of Commerce, he Memphis Agricultural Club, the Mississippi Delta Council, the Lou- slaim Delta Council, and from Southeast Missouri. 4% HOME LOANS Elbert S. Johnson The Equitable Life Assurance Society Phone iZil Etenmri RACE SUICIDE Race lulcldc U unheard of among cattle HM. One louse that escapes fait clean up will have thousands of descendant!! by iprlng.- Get every last louse now With Dr. HfSi BARN SPRAY ,(M% DDT). D? H before cold "weather nukei "spraying hazard- i " Aged Invalid, Burned To Death in Son's Home SOUTHWEST CITY, Mo., March 18. (/Ti—Gilbert. J. Counterman, 91 and bedfast, burned to death yesterday in a fire that destroyed the home of hi.', son Upton Countemuui Mrs, Upton Counterman suffered burns as she made a futile effort to rescue the used man after ^ stove explosion spread flumes ovei the kitchen of the home, four miles southeast ot here Just across thr- line In Arkansas. Mrs. Cnmtcrninn led two of tlv couple's children to safety, whll the Rev. W. P. Barnes, a nclghboi dashed into the flaming home t< rescue another child, Dannie, 18 months-old. The fire started, Mrs. Counter man suld, when the kerosene stov exploded ns she was prcparin breakfast about 6:45 a.m. TJpto Counterman was out doing chore. The elder Counterman's roonr off the kitchen, and the flame, scaled off the only exit from 1 Mrs. counterman said she was to reach the aged man, but wa unable to move him through tl flames. The climbing fish of the East Indies Is able to live out of water for ong periods, and climbs wet trunks of trees by means of its spiny ilns and B" 1 covers. om. i Woodi Drug Store • ion is tremendous. Since 1940, the south's cash farm income has increased from two and one-half billion dollars to more than eight billion dollars and the souths rural bank deposits and farm-owned savings bonds are up more than five billion dollars. The rural south ha$ a. brilliant future ahead." Rural electrification attracted Morse whose message went: "TUB U southern states now have nearly 2,000,000 electrified farms, a gain ol one and one-half million over 1910. Of the electric pumps and other equipment we build to aid fanning and farm living, the percentage •lilpped Into the South Is growing by leaps and bounds. The new south Is a big market for the electrical equipment manufacturer." Pine Bluff Policeman's Hearing is Postponed PINE BLUFF, Ark., March 18. W>', —A Civil Service Commission heaving concerning a light that resulted In the suspension of a Pine Bluff policeman has been delayed until 2 p.m. Monday. Policeman Frank Sheppard was suspended following the brawl in a Pine Bluff restaurant Tuesday night. Sheppard, who was off duty, was said to have •attempted to quiet a disturbance. A scuffle ensued, and the officer's gun was discharged. A bystander, Caldwell Hobbs, 18, was wounded. Tivo brothers, J.A. Produces •arly Maturing Cotton Variety FAYETTEVI1AE, Ark,, Mar. 18.— ikansaa cotton farmers may be arvcslihg their crop 10 days to wo weeks earlier In another year r so, If present plans of the Unt- rslty of Arkansas Agricultural Ex- icrlrncnt Station materialize. Dean Llppen S. Ellis, Station dl- ector, has announced release of new variety, Arkot 2-1, on which esearch has bean under way for 2 years. Not only does the new otton mature earlier than mosl arietles now used In this state, mil t Is well adapted to mechanical larvest. The station has 25 tons of fouu latlon seed from the 1948 harvest Most of It will be used to produce .ddlllonal seed quantities this year o that the variety might be generally available to farmers In 1950 In discussing Arkot 2-1, Associate 3lrector H. p. Bartholomew polntct out. the advantages of early-ma .urine cotton. "By being able t' )lck his cotton earlier than usual he Arkansas former wtM realize substantial financial benefit by pro ducing a high percentage of gooi guide Hut," he said. Arkot 2-1 was selected fron Stonevllle 2B In 18?7 by Dr. L. N' Humphrey, and Inter breeding wor wns carried on at the Cotton Brand Experiment Station by Dr. D. Shank, J. \,. Dameron, and Cai A. Moosberg. The new variety has a stapl length of 1-3132 to 1-5132 inchc and the gin output of lint runs to 3!> per cent. Tests show tha yields compare favorably with thes of the commercial varieties no grown most extensively In Arkansas. It is easy to pick and is fairly stonn-rcststant. Arkot 2-1 has been subjected to both research laboratory and com- nerclal fiber and spinning tests. Results proved It to be satisfactory V. E. and B. A. Cat tor. 20 and 23, respectively, were arrested on charges of assault and battery and resisting arrest. Read Courier News Want Ads. for commercial processing. Fire Razes Minneapolis Hotel, 5 Business Firms MINNEAPOLIS, March 18. IfPi — Forty guests were routed as fire early yesterday swept the Mnjestlc Hotel building to burn out live business tivms and the hostelry with loss estimated at $500.000. I'lames spread rapidly through the three-story structure and within one hour-were shooting high into the air through the loot to attract thousands of spectators. The hotel building, at Heimcpln Avenue and 7th St., was called a total loss by George Lockhart, fire chief who made the damage estimate. South'sEducation 'Ian Not Limited Ex-Florida Governor Describes Program To Mississippians JACKSON, Miss.. March 18. M>)— Tlie South's regional education plan s not limited to r.ny section or race, ne of Its authors emphasized here esterday. Former Florida governor MlUard '. Caldwell, addressing a conven- lon session ot the Mississippi Education Association, declared thai he program was not designed "to evade or avoid any of our respon- iibllltles." "I am talking about education for all oj the people for all of the southern states," he said. Caldwel 'eported on purposes and progress of the Southern Regional Icluca- tfonal Compact signed by the gov, ernors of 15 southc.n states a Savannah, On., last year. (Recently Oov. Fielding U Wrlgh of Mississippi blamed a "segrega lion "charge by the National Asso elation for the Advancement o Colored People for failure to win Congressional approval 01 the pac last year. He said NAACP secre tary Walter White made the chare during Washington hearings. Cald well did not mention the hearing during his address.) The Florlman said the pact wa Proposed and adopted Ijecause "non of the states of the union has th financial ability to supply the need for education in all phases and a all levels." "The educators agree." he on, "that the federal government has no conspicuous place in higher education. The Integrity ot our colleges and universities depends on absolute freedom from central government." He described regional education plans as the obvious answer to the problem, and cited recent joint efforts in a public administration research program and library survey as evidences of its workability. Under the plan Individual states svould contribute to the tuition of students seeking courses in higher learning which were not available in their home state. Truman Says P* I *W* * r/ae Turning Against Reds WASHINGTON, March 18. (/P) — 'resident Truman told Congress esterday there are signs the tide f battle in Greece Is turning Salnst the Communist guerrillas. The President struck tills note In resenting his sixth quarterly report on the American military aid program to Greece and Turkey. "Since the beginning of 1949," he laid, "there are signs that tlie balance Is shifting against the guerillas." Mr. Truman spoke of "glowing dLscouragemen', and dissension" unong the Communist military leaders. Mr. Truman made no mention of Die administration plan to Congress soon for additional money to carry tlie American military slid program for Greece and Turkey through June 30, 1950. Administration officials are now working on details of such a bill. In summarizing operations thus far, the Presiarnl said $280,492,885 has been allocated for spending In Greece. The total for Turkey Is $98.810/761. The skeleton of the head In early | the number Is greater In youth in adult life cost* of 28 bones—but smaller In old age. WANTED TO BUY GOVERNMENT LOANS Lloyd Stickmon SWEARENGEN BUILDING Blyrheville You Can Pay ANYAMOUNT Muscle In On Rival CHARLESTON. W. Va. (UP)— The Charleston Daily Mail did well in the soap box derby sponsored by lls rival newspaper, the Chavles- on Gazette. The boys who placed irst and second in the derby were )ally Mail newspaper carriers. 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With Ford Hydraulic Touch Control the cutter bar is easily lifted over stumps, stones or olher obstructions ... no pulling on mower levers or ropes. If an obstruction is hit, the bar swings backward and the sickle stops automatically, preventing damage . . . Backing slightly and then going forward resets the bar for use. Ask uc for a demonstration. Russell Phillips Tractor Co. Allen Hordin, Mgr. S. Division St. Phone 2171 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER REFRIGERATOR I The specially-designed overhead-valve engine of the New Ferguson Tractor, combined with the one and only Ferguson System of Linkage and Hydraulic Control, provides adequate power Fully Utilized. B«!or« you buy & tractor see «. demonstration o( the new Fer- fiuon Tractor . , . compare power, compare efficiency , . . y«uH K« how it will mean more money for you. JACK ROBINSON IMPLEMENT CO. 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