The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 4, 1940 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 4, 1940
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PAGE TEN US 15,1 IT y.p. Paul Bunyan Ready To 'Celebrate His Birthday In A Great Big Way .)' COURIER NEWS Philadelphia Audiloriu'm . Also Has Many Side Rooms Tliis Is One For Ihc Book APRIL 1, 19-10 Hamly In rislpll By BRUCK W. MUN.V Vnllfd Picss Slaff Correspondent . PHILADELPHIA. (UP)—Tlie estimated 15,000 persons, includim; delegates, who will witness the nomination of n Republican Presidential candidate nest June 24, will not overtax the commodious Philadelphia Municipal Auditorium. Scene of most of the HO O.O.I'. Natlon.1) Convention's nctlvily, (lie gigantic structure, designed in Italian Renaissance style, will ae- •commodille 15,000 persons comfortably, without temporary structural changes which probably will be made before the conclave opens. ^A main auditorium, 300 feet long and 326 feet wide, wiUi a classic vaulted celling stretching ah average of 88 feet above HIP floor, will provide seating arrangements for 13,500 spectators, while I'jSOO more will be seated on Die spacious stage, which Is 11G leel wide and 5G feet deep. ,i Not Marred by Pillars £A feature of the hall Is its com- pjete lack of supporting columns. Ils balconies arc of Ihe hanging type, and not a single pillar obstructs the I'leiv of any spectator in any part of the audilorium. While seals in the balconies nve permanent, Ihe main floor is equipped wi 'h seats removable lo make space for dancing, basketball, ice hockey and oilier indoor .. , „ sgorts. The main floor provides! """ JJlm V nn ' gnrganluan hero of nortluvoods lumbeiJncLs whose miglily exploits -is the Wonder K stcS t sr?£ ; rr-ii^u^ri-onrLr w i,;r r zn, t sn^vr % ™ io ^^rrf^rr, 1 - 1 - ™rv m "•"•" t " rou(! " ^ ^«-C-^^^~vrx- phone service available for scores I "" J ' 1 " nt5 lllc miy Plu " <llcl thl " BS - wllc " "° ™"<«' " loothpick, he benl down, seived Ihe top of small booths. | "' » "'» l»"e tree ami pulled it up by Ihc roots. So the gigantic "turkey dinner." prepared'for him nv ; ln addition to the main conven- 'He Hole! H.idlsson In Minneapolis, is considered just „ slmct . M to|) tcn cllcl , „,., „' , '" ' (ion hall, there are C 8 adjacent in the hole,'., grand bn.lrooin. Al left. below, ,s the redoublab.c'Pnu, l.lmsc'f enacted^ Len CosUey! -fool vcleian lumberjack of Intcrnnlionnl Pulls. Minn. ,\t Hg),t. he shows how Paul Bniiyan solved transportation problems. That's a ten-Ion load 01 i ogs j lcS ini it[,, s (0 t ii e , ml . Planting Survey S h o ws Sweeping Changes On Farms WASHINGTON (UP) - Aerlcul- >re Department reports of planl- mg nitenllons of farmers this year revenl several interesting and si«- nlflcant, shifts in American ai/d- ' allure. Most of Ihc clinngp.1 arc attribii- taljle to loss of export marks!*, bin • ; lhm were caused by weather ton- liltfons mid increased use of farm |)0»'fi- machinery | n tii e place of hoists and mules, Cotton acreage has been slashed iipproximnlcly 40 per cent-from ,-m average of 44,000,000 acres in ihi: I'jas-is.lo period to an average jof 25.000,000 In Hie pnst three •years. Low pricre caused by loss or exports was the principal reason. Corn Down 20 I'»p Cent Corn acreage has been cut from an average of 110.000,000 acres in the I9M-33 period to an estimated s?,170,000 this year, a reduction of about 20 per cent. That, was due imtly to improved yields per acre and partly to low prices, as well as fewer grain-consuming work ani- ! mats on farms. ' Fanners booostcd then which—the ballroom—se , tiersoas and is complete with sta?e nnd theatrical fncllilies. • Convention delegates will be entertained 1 by—among other things —a 560,000 pipe organ, considered one of the finest Instruments of Us lyuc in the country. Capable of reproducing the sound of any musical instrument, the organ has three consoles—one for theatrical music, one for cathedral music, nnd a reproducing console. Women's Posture Found 90 Pet. Bad II Because They Try lo Copy Models! BOSTON 100 women (UP)—Ninety out stand nud walk In.„,, , , I correctly—and clothes models arc .o^tlie maiirare'iia" is , coi"" ^' l ° blamc - S!> - vs Mlss R >"" c °»~ niortern culinary unit. The slnic- director lure is complete will) modem air- women condilioning apparalus, which will .,,,'.,, spare convention delegates Ihe slink-fug manneaum Iooi;s like hardships of n Philadelphia June n "lillion," Miss Duffey snys, "and Bulk in 1931 One of the newest of Ihe na- i lion's great halls, the Municipal building. Parking facilities will be Auditorium was opened in .lime, Increased 1031, when the American Medical ' Tim „'„ i- i > .-!__?.i n-uitm , i np u'nrlT tin*: nnnim iviHi n | women try to Imitate her— but from - " •While facilities arc present to'the week of June ''•! meet ordinary requirements a i • — 1 'special stair will lie pressed into I use, as in I93G, lo meet Ihe demands of a national political convention. Press sections to accommodate more than 700 working newspapermen, nnd work-rooms, for newspapers and wire services | must bts furnished. Camera platforms win be. erected at strategic points throughout Ihe rambling Ihc waist down Ihe beautiful clothes coll is askew. "Her curves are right but her lines arc wrong. And her influence on Ihe average female's posture is to be lamented." In her work Miss Dulfcy analyses iibout 2,000 female forms a year and she has foimil that the average woman stands like she thinks Ihc models do—hips forwnrd and chest concave. "That's bad." Miss Duffey snys, "The body should be balanced around n straight line Dial would pass from Ihc ear. through the shoulder, hip, knee nnd' ankle bone—or a point .slightly in front of it." High lii'rts a«. nut harmful fot- u woman, If she wenrs them in moderation, according to Miss Unffey. But, she insists, women should vary their shoes, wearing high, medium and low heels as the occasion demands. The best height heel for a woman is 1'*'. inches high, she believes. Miss Duffey also suggests the following rules: Expand ribs. Put ear over shoulder by pulliii« towards back your head. Pusli shoulders the floor. fJelux knees. Lift high spol on chest. (Every- mii- has ,: high spot, slin says, and if you try to put your finger on it you can't miss.) Head Courier News want ads. ATLANTA. Oa. fUPJ-MemljPis of Die Druid Hills r^ptlst Clmi'di [here keep abreast, of Ijic European I crisis even during Sunday services. Hr. Louie D. Newton, pastor ol | the church, lias a radj 0 installed iif.ii- the pulpit and halts nt intor- vuls [limiiu ills .sermon to brine his congregation the latest, radio news bulletins. WalchiiiB :1 hrowshig customer, a New York book-dealer noticed M volume of "Burnett's Familiar Quotations" disappear from its shelf fc-veliiB Ihe customer suspiciously, |,e saw no sign of the book But Mflne the hand is quicker th«n tlie eye," he called police. Then! »M no s,gn of the book, bul the customer did have the apparently •wm-ely wrapped package pictured above, At a touch an ingenious imp door" sprang open, revealing the missing Hartletl and two other volumes. Arrested, the "customer" said his name was William Bookman acreage during the World War. and ihereaflcr planlcd from fiSOOOOQl) to 80.000,000 acres annually. Because or the fall drouth which has abandonment of an o I- ^ » th nn IS.oonncn *r >,.(...„. ...>.„„. acle - s "i's year. forced muted 15.000.OCO of wli)ter"\vheat the 1940 harvest is estimated ai about 46.000,000 acres. 21.6 per cent slash in tobacco acreage—from 1,942.000 to 1524000 acres—this year is directly <U- tribnted lo the European war and the virtual shutdown of exports caused by the British embargo on American lobacco. Oaf Acreage Up Acreage of oats this year will I JC slightly larger than last, but 3,000000 acres below the 1029-1936 avcr- agn Farmers will plniit 4,000000 fcu'er acres ill barley than they did in the 1929-1938 period, but about the same us hist year riaxseed acreage will be IS per cent larger than last year- rice acreage will remain about the same, but plantings of co-.vpeas and peanuts will be about 5 per cent fiiiallcr this year than last, the de- fpnitmenfc said. One of the most marked Increases has been in the plantings of soybeans. That crop has sprung from a few thousand acres lo years VKO to the seventh largest "farm crop, with an estimated 10.010,000 Not only have Iherc been considerable changes in national acreage of the principal crops, there have been even greater'slate changes. Several years in the South Great Plains have resulted sharp reduction and a shift to in a in corn acreage grain sorghums, which are more, drouth resistant' Nebraska com acreage has declined from a 1025-1938 average ol 9,334,000 acres to 0,831,000 esti- malcd for 1S40; Kansas from 5107.000 to 2.384,000 acres and South Dakota, from -1,483.000 to 2.83GOOO acres. LEIGHTON. Pa. (UP) - Four- year-otd Eddie Hosier is a sound sleeper. The child fell asleep in his express wagon. It rolled down a flight of 12 steps and flung him into a snow bank. Eddie's parents "^J a _ s Mnc <le- found him iinlmrt—still asleep.' Pemiscot Tax Board's Meetings Are Listed CABUTHERSVILLE, Mo., April 4 —The Pemiscot Countv Board of Equulkallon held Us first of a series of sessions here today for the benefit of Pemiscot County lax- payers who wish to appear and seek lower valuations 01 properly. The final session will be on April 17. April 4. 5. 8. 3 and 10. are set nside for rural property owners lo appear before them, while owners in Incorporate!) towns ore lo appear on the following dales: April 11 Holland, Cooler and Sleelc; April 12—Hayti; April 15-, Bragg City, Pascola. Wardcll and Caruthersville; April 17—gasoline filling stations, cotlon gins nnd compresses. The Board is comprised of Judge J. H. McFarland. Carnthersville- Judge E. T. Griddle. Steele; Judge O. H. Acorn. Wnrdell; George McGhee. Caruthersville, and W. E. Golchcr. Each session is being held in Ihe county court room at Ihe courthouse in this city. You'll like ^ its Mild, lilythevillc Gasoline Al STATli LINK PRICES (i (Jills, for Sl.OO JOYNKK OIL CO. II. S. -Highway r,i, Norlli Al Kcd Toji Gin THAT'S WHY MORE THAN A MILLION USERS NOW ENJOY THE LUXURY OF ELECTRIC WATER HEATING ••^^^•"••••••••nnH SET OF Gay Sparkling Crystal Hostess DISH With Purchase of 24 Us, . ELECTRIC WATER HEATING ; IS AS SAFE, CAREFREE, WEAN AS ELECTRIC LIGHT See Your Dealer Or ; ARKANSAS-MISSOURI POWER CORP. "Kitchen- tested" 4 DISHES WITH PURCHASE OF 20 LBS 2 DISHES WITH PURCHASE OF10 LBS 1 DISH WITH PURCHASE OF 5 LBS. ! r Boauty for your (!lf)l 8 !* f ? r Sivi " S t;OLI) AIKI)AI ' "Kilchcn- In filcl - "»s sonsnliona! offer is nmdc of t is ni VOmi!11 wilh llle Sl " )elior lwki "S 1»a«»« sonic n ^ P ,''" Typc soft wheat fltnu - A «d>l «« s hand- econom I ' f ; ! c . ( '" illlllc " ^>' «'ith the COLD MEDAL g ocer now 5 ' ° f bali " lg - Sllln)lics a « «»"«•>, so sec your GOLD MEDAL ASK TODAY FOR "KITCHKN TESTED" BLYTIIBVILLE Kroger and Piggly C. !,. FLOUR W. A. Pickard Liberty Cash Grocery 777 Market OSCEOLA G. F. Bryant Grocery Brake's Grocery and Market Malonc an,! ir y ,] Cf InCi) Distributor, represented by Mr. Grady Frank TMtcd" Is n Registered Trade-Mark of General Mills. Inc. SPECIAL PURC SALE OF Exactly As Pictured Just 50 of these beautiful 3-piece Suites at this low price. Lavpc Dresser, Cliest of Drawers and bed, jusl like picture shown below. THIS WHISKEY IS 4 YEARS OLD-90 PROOF Copr. 1940, The Old Quaker Co., Icrwrencebjrg, Indiana K • T Z> Sign the New Register at the Ritz LAST TIMES-TODAY- 4^1' * A 2lHh Century-Fox Ptcturt "'' «iih Shirley Temple . Spring Bylnglon NlgelBruce.CjlcSondcrgjjrJ.FJdle Collins. Sybil Jison o»J a tMui aa AlsoNpivs & Comedy Come In and Sec These Beautiful Suites Today HUBBARD FURNITURE CO, Blytheville, Ark. FRIDAY, APRIL 5 Cnod Jirasons Why You siiouM Atttml Ihc Kid ALEXANDER KORDA.' MERLE OBERON Cai locii & iMnrch of 'J'iiuc MATINEE EVERY BAY THfS Wb'EK LAST TIMES TODAY 2 ailmiltcd for Ihc price of 1 A NEW UNIVERSAL PICTURE Also Selected Shorts FRIDAY & -SATURDAY Comedy ft Last Chapter of Kll Carson Serial LISTEN TO KLCN ».m.-U;45 p.m.-<;30 p.m. Phone Rit» 2M rhone R OIJ 333

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