The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 26, 1940 · Page 10
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
April 26, 1940

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, April 26, 1940
Page:
Page 10
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 10 article text (OCR)

JPAOR TEN (ARKJ COURIER NEWS ' IN MCflSll Norwegians : Are First To Use Mass Analysis Technique SAN FRANCISCO, April 2C (UP) —Charles L. Mitchell, senior forecaster of the U. S. Weather Bureau,, gives the Norwegians credit for haying originated the system of mass analysis In making weather forecasts that arc now used in the United Stales. "While there has been something of n revolution In weather forecasting since the World War," •lie said, "nevertheless, it was the Norwegians who, during the World War, originated the system of mass analysis now In use. ','Thls Is now so much part of the work, that we maintain schools in both Chicago nncl Washington where weather forecasters can take a'three months course in this part, of the work. "Before the war. forecasting was largely by reckoning from high and low depressions as shown on the weather, map. , • "During the wa'r, however, weather forecasters were unable to gel reports from ships on weather conditions, for the' reason that these reports nre valueless unless live precise position of the vessels are known. , No Forecasts Sent - '.'For manifest reasons, the belligerents did not want to make known to the enemy the position of .any ship, and so weather forecasts from them were not sent out. . "It was then that the Norwegians began studying cloud and air formations and, by the application of mathematics, were able (6 'make shrewd weather forecasts. . "At present we are able lo mnke up what might be called a 'topographical' map of air layers, except that the air is always'In motion." , Willie the Norwegians made it possible to do weather forecasting without the aid of ships, Mitchell, however, emphasized the Importance of having the latter. "There are 27 different kinds of clouds and 93 different kinds ol precipitation {hat can be reported from ships and stations," he stated. U. S, Makes IVogress c Since the effective work of the Norwegians in weather forecasting during the World War, America itself has made great contributions to the science, he declared. -'What Is. known ns 'radiosonde' equipment," he said, "hns been so I HERE'S ELMER Mobs 'you proud ii " four country At last they've found Elmer! Who is he?. Why, he's the typical _ t „,„ the American Legion ycjl "Where's Elmer?", lias been chosen as the "typical American" to""ad'vertfee Leslie Oslratuier, of Ridgcwood, N. J., the New Yort: World's Fair, 1940. Smiling and proud, modeled Elmer for Howard Scott's poster, over a million of which will he distributed throughout the the country. "Elmer 11 himself will be Fair's official grceter. bureau now has two ships of Its own .stationed In (lie Atlantic between Ihe Azores and Bermuda, for sending daily weather reports. "On the Pacific consl," he added, "we ncrc! one about 400 miles oil- Oregon as the region is out of the regular shipping lanes. "Few people realize it. but the air over the equator is colder than anywhere else on carlh. It, is minus 70 degrees. Centigrade, but if II Is very high up nnd were brought perfected it can be sent- Into Ihc stratosphere by balloons. "It progressively broadcasts back temperature, pressure nnd humidity nt the various altitudes through which It Ascends. "When the balloon eventually bursts, a red silk parachute brings the equipment- safely to earth. A reward tag and address arc attached to it. The- American public has given virtually 100 per cent co- operations In sending these instruments back to the weather bin-can slntions. ''Still, unexpected things happen. Recently, a farmer complained that a three-pound set hart killed his cow, but investigation developed that the equipment was merely found near his cow and that the latter hart died from -something else. , Balloons Cost ??5 "When these sets arc sent up from .ships, they fall Into sea nnd arc lost;-but as U. is only a mat- ,....^ „ ter of $25, the service Is worth it." him back to the Fa 1 Mitchell slated that the weather | M,., .. n C s Narragansett Bay Span to carlh, the compression down would make It about 130 degrees In warmth. "U is just one of those paradoxes." FiiKitlvc Cels Hide Back FRANKLIN, N. }1. (UP)—A fugitive from the Mcrrlmack County Farm chose the wrong motorist when lie thumbed a ride. At the wheel was Stale Trooper James A. Humphrey, who promptly drove To Replace Historic Ferry JAMESTOWN,, II. 1. (UP)—Completion of the new $'3,000,000 Jamestown bridge, which will span Narragansett Bay from Saunderstown, ft. I. to Jamestown, will retire the ferry across the west passage of the bay, which is said to be the oldest transportation 'system in the United. States in continuous operation. -• / Founded before 1670 by Gov. Caleb Carr of Rhode Island, and afforded a king's grant in 1700, this ferry has been in continuous operation ever since. Another interesting fact is that since. Us founding there has always been a member of the Carr family in the Jamestown-Newport Ferry service, the present generation being Miss Lucy Carr.-clerk in the ferry office. The new bridge will be dedicau) cd and opened lo traffic in June or early July. Hugh S. Gumming Cites Problems Arising From Conflict WASHINGTON, ApHI 2(5 (UP)The Fourth Pan American Conference of Directors of Health, to meet hare May i to 8, will give at- lenlloi! to protection of tile West- tern Hemisphere against, the epidemic.*, nutritional problems, and 'oiial difficulties. tlinl usually follow In Die vwike of a gfe.tt, war cli us now rngcji in Europe. Stirecon Genera) (rctlmO Hugh S. Curnmliifis, director of Hie Pan American Sanitary Bureau, interviewed by tlte United Press, saw Hint, measures to counter dire effects of the war .upon the Amer- can republics should receive the immediate attention of Die delegates. "Nobody knows what,.effect the ! European war may liave on the health, sanitation am) social welfare of the American republics," lie said. "In nearly every past struggle there have "occurred epidemics of typhus, in Tact, that disease lias been known popularly as 'war fever', or 'jail fever,' or ship fever; because it usually came is an aftermath • of crowding and utu.1 housing conditions such as prevail in wartime. Such condl- cause the multiplication of disease-carrying insects. Water Problem I'osed "The world must look also to a possible growth in intestinal diseases as a consequence of air bombing operations. The bombers may frequently attack pvibllc utilities, such ns waterworks, with a consequent disruption of normal pure water supplies. That situation would cause the increase of intestinal ailments, which. in most cases are of common occurrence in armies. "European refugee problems will .PR ID AY,-APRIL 20, Ift'lfl American BOvernmenlr, nilisl therefore give direful attention not only to the political phases of (ho refugee problem, but to health unit nutrition clrciimstance.s as well." 1>. Cumnllngs saw (hat the na- tloiinl directors will lit iirgprl to Hive fuitlier attention lo the sanitary phases of aviatlpn. 'An In- iwnallomil sanitary convention was adopted nl Purls Kama years HBO, hul not many America/is republics have ratified it. Dr. Cummings lias been director of the Pan American Sanitary nu- reau coiHfiuioiisly since 192), and Is familiar y/ith developments in medicine, surgery, and .sanitation throughout the American continent. Praises 1,311,, America "The Latin American republics, considcrini! u,cir economic cliln- euliics during the decade of the depression, have made notable progress in medical and sanitary sciences," he said. "Taking a long view, I believe that they have made as much progress as any other region in the world, and in some republics there has been extraordinary progress." AskMl concerning relatively acute problems which should receive attention at the director's conference here, Dr. Cuininlngs referred lo plague, jungle fever, and ma•aria, in addition to the prospective post-war problems tllat will jesct all countries of the world. "Tiie bubonic plague has not yet been eliminated from the West. Coast," he said, "judging by the experience of the United Stales, as in California, this will be a long task. The plague in California got, among the ground squirrels in ru- •al sections along the South American ivest coast. Jungle Fever Feared "There is also a good deal a! apprehension over the spread of jtm- jle fever Into cities, which may require special sanitary measures in some countries. "The Rockefeller Foundation workers in Brazil reported the introduction of a form of Anopheles mosciuito from Africa—a dangerous malaria carrier. Another dangerous mosquito malaria carrier lias been found in Centra] American countries, possibly transported by air from South America. "These circumstances suggest the Become more'acute during the and many refugees will seek lo enter the American republics. The late VORTEX PETROLEUM CO. BI.YTIIEVIIXK C1TX UM1TS HIGHWAY 61 NORTH Any 20c Cigarettes for 16c With Purchase of 5 Gttl. or More of ARK. GAS AT MO. PRICES HEHNERY TO VOUK CAB Michie Bros., Dealer „ Japan's Puppet Ruler of China Heretofore unpublished, this photographic character-study of wanj; ChiiiB-Wei, Japan's puppet ruler" of China in opposition lo Chiang Kui-Shek, was taken when Wang .was Chiang's right hand man und personal representative in fighting against Japan. timeliness of further study of the sanitary problems connected with air transport." Dr. Cutmnlngs said thai the medical and sanitary relations of the American republics have been marked by continually closer cooperation. He.said that in the control of disease little can be accomplished internationally unless there is genuine helpfulness and cooperation. The reporting of dis- FOR SALE 50 TON'S OP PEA-GREEN ALFALFA HAY §15 PER TON CHARLES ROSE ROSELANI) NOW YOU CAN HAVE BUTANE GAS SERVICE Wilhonf Inlying- a BUTANE GAS PLANT. Enjoy (his pleasure for Cook- ius, Heating, Hot Water ami Gas Itefrigeration. For full information write us> or make inquiry at our office. WEIS BUTANE GAS COMPANY Wheallcy—West Memphis Blyiheville ^ case Is especially Imporirmt, ftnrt n (Ivsl necessity. Dime-Quarter Savings . Buy 10 City Plots LOHAIN, O. lUP)—Six yrars ago A. W. iiahl, a contractor, got the idea Ui.it .savliiu odd dimes and miarter.s by lo.s.slng loose pocket change left each night Into a box would be' a good method of .saving. "It certainly was," said Rahl, who since 1933 has purchased 10 city lots with money saved Ihis way. "When the money's saved that way you don't- miss it"." Raid's most recent lot purchase — the lOlh — occurred when . he walked into the office of E. C. Nettling, real estate dealer, with two cardboard Ice cream buckets con- laiiiiim 2,25(j dimes and 400 quarters— lottilinj! $425. -' - . Alubumu Invites governors . MONTGOMERY, Ala. (UP). The Southern governors' conference has been invited to attend en masse the annual Alabama dep sea rolled at Mobile on July '29-31. Two .70- fnot luxury yachts will be at their disposal. Our Family's WHISKEY RECIPE Harry E.Wilken Al your (ovorila package state. Blended whistey. 84.8 proof.- 75% groin oaulral spirils. Copyright WO. Ih 0 .Wilton fomily. Inc., Aloddin, Sftenlfly _P. P., Po. ATTENTION— BEGINNING FRIDAY, APRIL 26th Your Local Grocer Will Feature SAILORMAN SOY BEANS A New Food Product of the BLYTHEVILLE CANNING COMPANY, Inc. a»Ha and also Soy Bean Salad 1 cup canned Soy Beans Drained 1 tablespoon chopped green onion 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper 2 hard cooked eggs 2 tablespoons chopped celery 1-4 teaspoon salt Combine ingredients, chill ami serve '" , source of vitamins (A. B. andG.) Dualities, being rich in protein, iron, phosphorous and calcinm. They are Foflowing arc some suggestions for preparing and serving Soy Bean Loaf 1 pint canned soy beans 1 cup bread crumbs 1 egg beaten Salt and Pepper, to Taste 1 tablespoon chopped onion 2 tablespoons tomato catsup Combine ingredients and shanc mixUire into a roll or loaf. Hake one hour. Soy Beans (Southern Style) 2 cups canned soy beans 2 cups corn 1 cup bread crumbs 2 cups tomatoes 2 teaspoons salt 4 tablespoons grated cheese Alternate layers of beans, com, cheese and drained loma- to«i into greased dish. Mix Mil with juice from tomatoes and pour over mWiirc. Cover nith buttered crumbs. Bake 39 mlnntes. Baked Soy Beans USE YOUR FAVORITE RECIPE FOR BAKED BEANS Saitorman Soy Beans may also be: served by just heating the contents of the can and season with salt and pepper. Delicious Sailor man Soy Beans will be served al all lo cal cafes and hotels Friday and Saturday. racBySOTtwiMwr

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page