The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 16, 1940 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 16, 1940
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PAGE srx It's-- 50 Million Industry But U. S. Fears Tree Depletion 'WASHINGTON (UP) — Foresl- fa'rmlng lias become a $50,000.000 n year Indus)ry In (he .5om!i, and U growing rapidly, according to a government survey. The sali- of pine (or hunter arid Viilp hits provided southern farm- f.rswith a>j added Income. Thousands ot acres o! pine are behit; ciil over each, year (o injci thi' increased demand of mills. .Tlio if. .s. Fan-si Service estimated thai $100,000.000 in IIPW capital has been invested In pulp mills in the south during llu> past foiir years. That investment, included 15 new imlii mills. About Cn .such mills' nre in operation. The Kore.U Service warned, however, that pine as « source ol Income may be fxhnn.-ilwl iirn tew years If liee.s nre not plantr-d on cut-over land, liotli the f.irmcrs arid the mills would lose by failure to; replant, the service said. Veaily Ktinoval Vast .C'litllnj crews nre removing more than 5,MO.OiO cords of wood annually Irom Soiilhcrn fore.its for the .pulp mills, the service estimated. Even n larger amount of timber.. Is used for lumber. The national and stale forest services nre active In promoting the;planting of trees on cut-over lanci and land worn out from cropping. The Forest Service estimated there are ]25,0[(0.0^i) in the ioiiln suitable for crowing pine. It takes from 11 to 13 years for a pine seedling to grow large be of market value. Forest experts estimated that a young pine forest is worth from. $40 to 560. an acre for (lie timber alouc. .Present , culling methods, however, are' not likely to provide nn undlmtnlshed supply of pulp. Increased - pulp prices have resulted in-wasteful cutting methods, instead of selective cutting tint \vouid leave young trees, It was pninhd ' out. . i ' L Coiitracls Arc Sub-let Most of the wood for pulp is ob- lained through a contract system built up by the large mills; These contracts are awarded to rtealm as"far "as'50 miles from the mill The contracts are sub-let- b cutting crews. The contractor usually purchaser, the! right to cut pine from n farm, paying 50 cents to $1 an acre. His only interest is In getting the-wood cheaply as possible'. The result has been wasteful cutting. That type cutting Ijaves large areas of .forest land unprotected frqniVfires.,Sonic of the Inrge mllh have -purchased large tracts of land to he-held In reserve (mill the supply ,'cf .cheap wood Is exhausted These, usually 'nre .veil-protected from-fires. .... •The, Forest Service has urged Southern, farmers to follow selec- tive-tutting — under which'only Irees 9'-Inches or more—arc cut. andMo replant all cut-over 'land The .service estimated the cost of replanting cut-over laid-, at $5 mi acre. • . •.,... BLYTTJEVILLE (ARK.) COL'SIJSR NEWS They'll; Be Kicli In A Year (He Says) || TODAY, FEBRUARY Jfi, 1010 IB -THE • HOLD EVERYTHING By Clydo Lewis Tlir- |)i'p)iistnrf« Elothcrs were, not iii.e pis-s. nor even rehttod to llicin, nithoiigh the re:;cnibl,iiiec- to wild hogs liviiif; lodny in Europe Is sulking. They had very powerful cutting teeth, two heavyclawed toes on each fool. f,n<! have no direct descendants cxiant today. Accnrdlnu to Muster Metaphysician James 1). Hcnarer Hie adherents of his philosophy rjlelut'tt! lieu., .vith Schafer will be wealthy In one year lliroupii, the pat-lice of his leadlines, lie spieled them lor wcnlth nl n New York meellnjj of Hie Royal Fnil;-:- n ily of Master Melia-liy-sldniia, Left Id riglu K.-CII- ard E. Willie. City Kinsley, J. H. Jjrrchclrolh, Ks.,aln, Itosa l.<>e Hill, Kdlih Carlson, Skhiee' r.loyu Ibw Parachute Shell Works Osceolaa To Sing Oa ; ,:•'; 'Byrd! Radio Program iOECEOLA. Ark., 'psb!' 16.-Jea>i Chiles, Oscsola hijh school student who sings regularly over WMC in the Talent Foundation Revue, has been chosen for a solo part In th- spccnl radio broadcast to Die Ad- mirsl Byrd Antarctic Expedition lo be heard tonight from ten-thlrtv lo eleven o'clock, over WMC. The broadcast, first In a series sponsored by prominent newspapers of -the nation, wl-1 orblnal- |-\ WMC studios ar/d will be trans'- mitled over short wave from S-lie- nectady, N.-\'., to the explorers. Shell body :ontain$ tightly wound steel tope. At pcok oltitude, parachute brooks out to hold up shell body while nose drops bur, pulling (town several Ivindrod feet of steel tnuii; Tape is designed *o foul I propellers -)•& 1$ nod ul Icrs ack- anes. ^^K ^^^ ' • V. / , i '• « \ ~ ic!l fired " aircraft . . tile. .ketch. ?hows how „„, anti-ahcran parachute shell „„,.„., designed m ,l,e United Stoles and now has found its way lo ' works, it to mee, of ihe l)olnbl , 1B u- e ' ' Miss Chties will sin-r ui« Part in "All Ashore." solo Read CX'iirwr News «ant sds ''Gay Parec" of Waning Lives ra Until n P.M. Blackout Rides (ah in (lie dozens of cabarets, such as [lie Noulaiubules called the Nox' le Theatre de Dfx ffeures, La l!o- )cn Ait Oldie, legendary haunt of Francois VIHon. In these little theaters where soldiers and weary Parisians sit together, the audience laughs over clever burlesques of Hitler and Cioebbeb, or war themes and love themes and the inevitable triangular situations. The music halls such ns Ihe Casino de Paris, Ihe Folles Ber- gcrc, Ihe Concert Mayol where nudity is glorified, Ihe "little no- bino and the Circus Medrano arc the soldiers' delight. There they crowd In wltli their swcethcnri'-s an<l comrades and alt back and Gaze Intently on scenes quite unlike a night on the Moselle or KJI outpost In the Saar. iMosl of the Wj cafes which gave Paris Internationa) fame during peace time are opened for business, but in many cases the crowds nra smaller anj generally more serious. In' Montparnnsse | the old Cafe Dome Is going .,t,. ong- I-.i Coiiiicle, the biggest night restaurant in Montparnnsse, is tisii 7 ally crowded. The painters iio'F mobilized in the camouflage sec-' Uon are all there full of theories about the world, Ihe war, life, love and disaster. I The bl> boulevard cafes are imich more sedate. They hnvc settled down to a war regime of dignified tolerance. They'„ still seem to be more reminiscent, of the World War, which also emptied them, but In which war correspondents met and talked and Parisian Journalists and moving picture actors, arilsls and critics foregathered for aperllfs. .The American bars born of (he last war have bken on n new lease of life. Harry's New York Bar Is again a den of joy-seeHn" Royal Air Force fliers and newspapermen. p R .(i p ay n c ' s C oxy little bar at (ho,gateway to Montmailrc , hi the lower reaches of the Rue Ptgaile Is back In Its old role of .entertaining lonesome soldiers and equally loneso/iij? Ilieater <d,~h mostly English. American films still figure larg- 1 est on the cinema programs and s.ngularly er.ough. m-m y O f ihc-'m nre those roaring Hollywood war films wherein valor, virtue and virility prevail in the end. For more serious-minded IKT- •"cff Nonce Ran Ccntvn-y In 10 Rsi And Woii S3,C«fl MAKTINEZ, Cal. (Ul')-Jolm Vf. Fo!(. who ctx? won fS.CCO in 10 s.'tf.iid-i .•)•; the vjoM'f las text sin-liner, li living |,, a cavc i: , Eherhcixl's ennyon, two mites west. ol ihis cliy. Jlis ( boast Is uol the v.mlii record that IK- lain" up ;1 :i <;ne ill llic men of hl.s day, i-iil ihe fad thul he- lias reached 16 yenrs without gohv/ en relief. I'.nH « p f,a the C'liailie l-'a:ldoci: c-i !>u> 1880s wli.-n it caiiie 10 .sj.'tiiiliug. Al Dial tijjif- he ranked us rue c:l the fnstfsi nun in I he world. NIAV, he makes a living l;y t-Ar- dcr.Uig v.licn he can iintl Unit kind ol woik. Uul as (here Is no uar- dtnni'4 to fcc done Just. now. he hii.s turnod cave man fur the win- ict, "/.Iwig iibom Christmas, it begun to look'like lain, I decided there wasn't going to fce- inui-li doing in the line ol garden-) inu. so 1 began looking for a nice chy cave." Home Onlv -t Feet lli«h Tlie cave he chose Is the largest cf four caverns denting a side hill] iitljncent to the Mnrliiifz-Crockett lii^hwny. It is about -i feet high and extends a do2en feet into the hillside. Its floor Is composed of Ihe sou dust of decomposed shale ro.-l:. For more than a month this yctir. except in ihe lew warm days, the ex-sprinter kept » twig burning ill Ihe mouth of the small cavern. The S3.0CO he once earned by covering loo yards in 10 .second'sj Hat. is not the largest purse he ever won. In 1881!, he raced W. j. urcom. the Australian sprinter, alonj Ihe sons, tiicrc nre some big libraries open, but the museums are closed, the art works are underground or ekert off to safe hiding; the stained glass v.'lndows of many beautiful Gothic temples at? Iflu- t-d with rays filtered throu»h ordi- naiy glass. Parks are open, and a •.surprising number of children are plavin? in them with -their nurses. One Uiing is different, however mid tint Is when the theaters pour .:>at their cro«is at n o'clocl; -the «fes and restaurant? are closing ind amusement Ibrraifter Is iv.'icrc you find it. ;ib ruar- s:aoolli ami niil.l- Inn loJay's 7 down Ins ii fi.'3lauiilc!" rlndcrs . at POM Costa, Cal., ami won a fS.COO' In addition, as was the custom in these days, he said. the racers shared in' ihe bcis placed on theni'ky their backers, and his winnings thus were augmented greatly. In the same year, miming under the name of J. W.-Wulson, he won Biio'.hcr S3.0CO purse at Albany Cre. For the past 53 years. Coff has been "touring" California, making his living as he went by gardening. Hesides his record for the century dash, he says he was never beaten in the 150-yard and 200- yard dashes. j Hany Betlumc, the Canadian runner, who at one time held the Unilcd Slates record, was the only man who colild beat him In his running days. EofF jaid. Han Up To 203 Yarils Bcthuue. he admitted, could beat him by a yard In the 100, but always refused, he said, Lo run against him in the 150- and 200- yard dashes. At his prime, he Insisted he could beat all others. The cave in which the former speedster is living had another occupant some 50 years ago. according, to Deputy County Clerk J. J. Casey, son of Eofi's "backer. This was a man by Ihe name of McDonald, accused ot robbery at the — ^ -'uijjvi jut lUlCl I"' 1 no , w | C0111 " stilt outrun them. lie only thing that worries m » wlnso property : am on " Eo/f expects (o be back nl tieninj this spi'lng. Dr. J. A. Saliba •Announces (lie removal of his office from Hie Itijram Building to his home. 134 E. Kentucky Phone 410 !i's 7 Crown lil.'ndeil Whiskey, aifilil whiililc;, ffi% grain jienlral <JO I'rciof. Staarain-Dislillcrs Corn. New Yor):. The INVESTMENT PLAN :> ' '-•_ AVrlte Jay C. Evans Zone illanagci- - L'lylltcviKe, Ark. By S AMU El, IUS5IIKU, Unllcil TVPM Stall CorrcBponlcnl PARIS .UPi-Thc "Cmy Paree" '.-nc-vn bv the A. E. p. In 1317-15 is carrying on In another war, bu! ' il's an 11 As the oVlo;k town now. progresses, new (Hans of \vnrllmc Paris listened to the universal ccmp.'aints aii'f owned uu the town to fun and distraction. Dint k until 11 o'clock when the blackout descend';. music, amusements nre appearing 'aixl it k Ihe men bwk from the front lmlslc who Insist on the gaily rather! domi then the civil population, atcts liave reopened, also „„ liaih:. cibarcls and dance places. II there is a dance of death at hills. SS say and e theaters. 18 II'MIT-IS «"•! n allurini; dance T»e- . Halls M 0rfT ( |,, ln R |, lm dvcd cin- muslc. I omn tlienlers arc open and more AJRAKSAS ra LOW INTEREST RATES ,. EASY PAYMENTS -LONG TERMS arc ouenii'u ,15 thov find mcniK of j. , —*• "• *.»t«iii tn i ossmin? iiioir rli°n's soft? sli^lirr the front, there must be a dance I from ""•=!'* ri-raids of fcrgelfulneos in PAI-LS. Giuir-I Vamws Thc.itcrs Open T'IC national pHvliouws, <nsch "s tlie Ousri, t'\e Qn-ra CO'iiio'ie. 'he Comedic Frniicaise and Hie I °'' <w )n, are o-.icn i>nd crowded. | with the Hrkcts one receives a ' • i'ttle s)h) telJiim where ihe nearest j Mr nid slirt'l-r is loraled. Ore ! !-o\ In the fir=t tier K niwavf mi- , j ccctmlcd, for it encloses bass of i r nn-l and flr™fi»foling awunrads In ; case of Inceiullarv bombs. These j tirecnvUiom have been taken cvcrv- ; where and in some homes the I imi:])llhc3ii>rs are closed to pre- ;vcrl possible slimiie.'ling <lo«n ! ancient narrow stairs in rase of ! alarm. • Those aulhors who nre not busy , I workln? in Ihe censorship or who j i arc net at Ihe from, are busv in- j j lerprctlng tlic ImcllcctuM side ol i : Ihe war. The critics are lookin? | for masterpieces born of (lie new | conflict. althoiiRli mast of them I | ore Jmt arriving from the \\'or!<l i |\vnr. Sascha Gultry has been one i j "I the leading uunlmrles of the I l »ew war theater: Ficrrc Weber ; has written fna Venus do i'llot I dealing with the air raid shelter- I olid Louis Vcrncull written ; FasicHlc Noir, also a war piece, ' but It Is too early for Hie literary urge to be felt. Paris Is still talking about those plays produced from the cycle of the World War, tuch as Paul Hny- ral's Lo Tombcju sous 1'Arc de Trlomphc: or Lo Terrc Inhumane of Francois de Cure); or works of Maurice Maeterlinck or J. J Bernard. The new war is more articulate FLCRIOfl EROS. SCO. Life Insurance . Fire Insurance Investment Securities Osceola, Ark. Us Boys- whocorry on Pa's xvurk know our Family's Whiskey is mild mul mighty flavorful. Bui ilon'1 Imy on my s,;iy-s<i. Let oni- of your friends serve yoim drinl:. 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