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\VKDNESDAY, WAY 1, 10-10 This Should Settle The Whole Matter BLrTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIEB NEWS Ordinance Wilh TeclK Is Behind Tlircc-Ycar Program ST. LOUIS. May 1. <UP)-Afler three -quarters of a century of fruitless effort lo lessen Hie dense .smoke palls thai overhung (his, city of nearly 000.000. St. Louljilins tmbfirked upon a (hree-yciir pro- Kiam which, it is promised, will reduce tile smoke nuisance to a minimum. The program, embodied In an ordinance passed by (he board of nldCMiien with only one dissenting vote, will have produced Its maximum effect by 1D«. Members ol ilip smoke elimination committee, which drew »p (he ordinance aflcr •several months of intensive study predict lhe plan will prove of inestimable aid to health ami .save property owners millions of dollars annually. Chiefly, however, lhe smoke elimination is aimed at halting the migration of city dwellers from the blighted ureas- near industrial sec- lions of the community to the suburbs where the air Ls free of smoke" When and rents—due lo lower taxes arc cheaper. City May Sell Kucl The smoke ordinance; three principal rules: 1. All those burning a high volatile fuel must employ mechanical fuel-burning equipment lo burn it smokelesslv. women objected to abbreviated costumes worn by car "Jiopnetlcs" roadside stands took steps lo please everyone. Here, at left. Miss Aline Oliver, wearing f! rnss skirt | s ready to serve the tired businessman; Vcru Camp in lhe "Mother llubbard" is dressed lo .suit the wife who aecom- emhodies panics her husband and objects to lhe more scanty attire; and Frank Ollnr stands ready lo serve the women who, in short, pVcfcr shorl.s.— INEA Telcphoto). fuel . 2. All others must use smokeless - --. -3.se ot emergency or net:- I'ssary control, the city admtnistra- lion is authorized lo engage in Ihc purchase, sale nnr! distribution of fuel. The measure provides a penally of not less than S25 or more than S100 for each violation, but each day of such violation constitutes a separate! offense. It was adopted in the form of an amendment to lhe previous smoke ordinance which had fiiitcil to remedy the evil. So ineffective, in fact, was this existing ordinance—passed in 1931 Dial llic past, winter was the smokiest in the city's history. Day after day a combination of dense smoke and fog hung over the area, often cutting vlsibiiily in the downtown district to little more than u half block. Muvnr l.ratb Drive H was only afler a scries of "blackouts" (hat civic and business leaders, impressed by the inadequacy of the existing smoke laws to prevent the accumulating blielit nf the sulphurous fumes. dcteiminecl to do something about the situation. Mayor Bernard P. Dicmann pledged his administration to lessen, if not abolish, the smoke evil and appointed the smoke elimination committee with James F. Ford as chairman. For .several weeks lilt: conuniltec heard testimony of engineers, geologists and other technical experts qualified to discuss the problem. At the conclusion of extensive hearings, the committee reported its findings to Ihc mayor. These findings were incorporated in the new smoke ordinance. I'onr Ft-iir Adtied Kxpcnse Considerable opposition lo the measure was aroused among coal dealers, large numbers of the poor- pr classes of .the population who felt they would be cut oft from the use of cheap but highly volatile Southern Illinois bituminous coal, along wilh mining communi- lic.s of Southern Illinois which feared curtailment of the chief market for soft coal, on which they depend. Many of these mining towns threatened a boycott of St. Louis products if the proposal al- Icclcd them adversely. Tlie opposition was overcome, however, by Hie combined pressure of political, business nnd some religious groups of Ihc city. Bui even then a provision lo exclude the powerful Terminal Railroad Association and its proprietary roads from compliance with the ordinance was placed into Ihc measure when il came lo a vole and was noliccd only nflcr it had been BUY Tire.sfone' STANDARD TIRES E Mir mini ire CdiUriniilaliui; Ihc locnllDn ol plnnts In (he '1't'iinejisec Viilley .ti'ii (> J. I'luillc, djrcctor of (ho Tcn- K-.SCC HIM-OllMllltof IjnrcHIl, ('IICK III i-<M seven iidvnnliiocs htt believes tin- men CUD oHer Ihu nlrcriifl industry. These Include airport f»- I'lllllps. clienp ptiH-cr. nvnlllbtlKy of nuiteiluls, iivnllnblllly of Inbqr, n Itinitltm well tiwny front Ihc 'bor- Ui'5 of the country, ollnuite, inlil refrcihnieni pojslhHIty Southern lenders niny be 5iicei\«ful In Ihelr efforts far 'rclglil nilu cqiinliznlluii. Nuslivllle Airport I'rulseri '"Hie Niuihvlllc nil-port." passed Eind was ready for Mayor Dickinnnn's signature. The measure promptly was sent back lo lhe boar{! of aldermen for reconsideration and was re] with the provision excluded, ... t only alderman to vole against the measure (lid so because ho said he felt it would work a hardship on the i»or. Casts of fuel arc expected lo be increased .somewhat under the ordinance for lho.se who do not install mechanical firing equipment, bxit it is fell here that the added expense will be justified if the program is effective and the migration from the city hailed. Manila Society—Personal Mrs. Orin Green's class of Junior boys and girls of the Methodist church had a clafis p:uiy Thursday night, in their assembly room at lhe churcli. The children came dressed in old and tacky clothes. A variety ol musical games were jilayed. The boys and girls staged a graiid march at which time Ihc judges choose the tackiest hoy present. Wayne Wallace prize for the boys. Uuby Nell Humphrey was ndjudgcd the tackiest dressed girl present. Refreshments of an iced drink nnd open faced rcpasseo sandwiches were served by Mrs. Green, assisted by Misses Lcla Oeuc and Htiby Bcdwell. Twcnty- eighl members, lhe entire enrollment, were present. » * • The Methodist Missionary Society met Friday afternoon at the church for lhe monthly yearbook program with Mrs. Myrtle Pearson as leader. The program opened with a song, "Praise Him" followed by special prayer by Mrs. Fred Ncedham for more consecration in God's work. Mrs. Elvis Byrd read the scripture lesson. Luke 4i 14-18. Tlic meditation from the world outlook was given by Mrs. Albert Scott. Mrs. Jack Tipton gave the life of Bishop | Walter Lanrimlh and Mis, H. W. | Cowan gave ai\ account of lhe result* of his wife's work, Mrs. W. j. LeRoy, who was a personal friend of Bishop L..imbiiU), gave a tnlk on his life as she knew him. The program was closed with a sons, •'.Stand Up for Jesus." Mrs. H. w. Flccmnn. president, presided over the business session which followed the program at which time reports were heard and plans for tlic district meeting Slay 2 were completed. During (lie social hour the host- girl esses. Mrs. Bill Browif and Mrs the Sue Moore, served refreshments of and won strawberry shortcake, whipped cream ami coffee. The next meeting will be at lhe church. \ * » . "Hie Woman's Missionary Union of the Baptist church met Monday afternoon at the church for their regular weekly meeting. Mrs. \V. E. Green was lender of the Bible study which was Proverbs 10 lo M chapters. 'Hie scripture was studied by the group as a whole and points were discussed that followed lhe study. In the business session Mrs. George. Curtwright presided and gave a report on a recent project of (ho Manila W.M.U. Several members of lhe local orgnnlznlton have organized a W.M.U. at Drink- Icy Church near Luxora with ten charier members. The meeting wiis closed with a prayer by Mrs. H. N. Fox. The next meeting will be lhe Royal Service program at lhe church with Mrs. Bill Clubb as lender. C. W. Tlpton nnd M. L, Downing attended a IhctUer operators' convention in Llltlc Rock lliis week. Mr, and Mrs. A. w. Sinllh ai)d daughters. Jioxle Ruth and Lois LaVcrne of Osccolii were guests Monday ot Mr. and Mrs. Albert Scott. L. J. Argo is spending a week in Wynne, Ark., visiting Mr. and Mrs. Odell AI-RO. Mr. and Mrs. ulilford King, Miss SAVE MONEY and enjoy convenience of OUTSIDE storage tank • • • fuel piped-in / # Dittgrani shows,how. con- ncelcilto oiihiilcsloritgclaiih far continuous fuel su/ifil;: 'en PBRFIiCTION Oil. 1IANSES electric power from the Ecneraluis of Hie Ttiwoww. Valley AuUioilly Is available. And lie ' mlctcd I I'M I "most g[ (ho liirgo cities In the areii, keeping ( mco with the In- ftrnsltig Industrialism of (he South, either have established or plan lo cslnbllsli soon one or more tech- nlcnl high school to skilled labor." Ch eap Power Stressed, Also Avn liability Of Materials NASHVILLE, Tonn., Mny 1 IUI'1 -'Ihc Tennessee Valloy avcn, ill- u idv well known i'Klllid nmrnr unii turn out . wdd Hint all aluminum now being used In aviation iniim- inclurliig processes In Mils country is slumped out at Alcoa In E*st Tennessee, overnight hauling ills- Innce from virtually nny other In- ituslrlal point In Ihc 'IVnrifsseo Valley men, nnd Uml other limit- rials can be obliitned readily. "That brings us to two of our lie ooli- end. , In tlic opinion of n 1 m.ta- «[ avldllo cxper s In 0 '"' One «,m|i,,nv (he Avinlion'" CO ',,. torpor,, Ion Z dy ' "* MM new lan - J ~ wl '" llejiorls also are current that ' c °, ', l l -W WV other "I I I 0 " * 1C) ' orv mftir ° , " lre '' <lfl fl(ct< " r " s '" lo lllc "" 0 "»«o '«.s opened n new plant «l Nash- ~ w " " " "'"'* "»«o lllc llejiorls also are current that 1 ' c "°, ', l ls llmtl ° lo hw " d « Ulc " " 1 ' «jjr«*«l " 6 , d, "Is in mi almost Ideal |H)st- tlon to become Ihc local point lor a number of aviation activities, It "inks among the finest airports In die country on an nll-around basis and Is No, 1 In some respccls. "lu addition." he conl.'imivl. "there arc 2:1 other llelds In Tennessee ntonc that could be used In testing operations." Piiullc poinled out Hint cheap Frclda McDonald mm clareneu Siiockley were yucsls of friends in Wnlcoll mid Pnragould Sunday. Mr. and Mrs, J. II. IJarcrofl who liuve been visltini; Mr. and Mrs. U H. Barcrofl of Memphis and Brownsville, TCHII., returned to their home here Monday. Mrs. Turner brown returned Tuesday from Hnytl, Mo., wher;' she spent lhe past week visiting Mr. nnd Mrs. Pranks. C. w. Tlplon nnd M. L. Downing hiivc relumed from a (henlei opcrnlois' convention In l.ltth Hock. Claiborn Tlpton of Moiieltc son of lhe former, uceoinuiiiilec them. Mr. and Mrs. Geort-c Cinlwrlglil spent Monday hi niylhevlllo attending lo business. Bryant. Moore visited in Blylhc .villc Monday. \ llnymoiul McMnslers,' whp hii, been employed In Btylhevllic fo: the past year, spenl Monday n Manila, visiting friends. ^^ mODERH coKinc a modarn Por/eLliort Oil Slov» yoy con <fo anything thot con b« dons »llh ony olhir cookilov.-ond iom» thinoi i« olh«f tlovc will do. 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PERFECTION STOVE COMPANY 1200 Union Avenue ond cloan hdol-tmd fo< baling. l!» "Hal CIRCUUIES Ihrough Ih, inconpar. obla "lIva-Henl-oven-fi-al Inol HOtOS r«iulti— initonlly odivitid (or arV/ isarty • of heal you waul. A Ptrfstlion tangt or o Slovi v/iih J, J, < or S burner (and a po:>abl« "Ur». KKJI" ov.n) w;i| give a lifefint of t |. a n canvtnl.nl ond ECONOMICAl lervio. llan now tuty il It It, own on». HUBBARD HARDWARE CO. "(Juallly, Variety and Valiic" W. ationj be Ktiibllshed isrllier Ini«l. "Our t'llmnlo In Hie Tennessee Valley urea Ls suitable Konernlly f ur .vcnr-iiroiiiul iimmitncliirlni; nuil .eslliiB opi'rnllons, a vllul point In Hie locntlon ot nn iilrcnitt [nc- lory," lie milled. Kciser News ('lull Hits I'Miy Meinlwis o; ihe Kelsev 'ivo 'l'n- ile UrldKC club inel ut lliu liomc ot Mra.iR,. 11. Robinson for n iwrly. Cluesls were Mlns Junnlln Cox, wlio •ccclviH) the ime-.st prl/o, Miss Wlllyc Qnlnii, Miss llulli BriuUord nnd A-IIss Miu-y Alice Kluttle. llljh scorer nnimiff llie cliib nienibers wns Mrs. W. M. Taylor, * * • Dr. nnd Mrs. oiinrlc.s Wlcknnl, ol Mtllc Rock, visited Mr. uud Mrs. H. H, Hoblnson mill fiiiiilly Tlmr.i- tiny Mtss Knlhcrln Lotllss mid Minn Urnrttonl spent Saturday In Memphis. •. . Cecilia Cohen visited her , Vr. imd Mrs. O. T. Coo( Jonosboro, over the wwk Mrs. J, H. Wlill»ms «urt daughter, jo Ann, returned to Memphis Sunday. They have been vWtlug Mr, mid Mrs. W. M. Taylor end family here. Mrs. Maurice Uttle, Miss Ruth :'»^lor, oiwrlic M»e WrlgWt, Miss Mury Ann rnulkner, Miss Wlllyc Qiihin nnd Miss Molly Sue Slarnf* swill Friday niternix>» In Mem- 'ils, Miss Ada Miie Blirlon, of Kclser, visited relatives »t Hickory plate over the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. 8am Yotirlrtc anil son, i:*vld, of Blylhevlllc, tpeht Bimday with Mr, and Mrs, W. K Bruce. Mr. nnd Mrs.' John Neal of Mtilhaws. MO,, spent several days Insl wi-elf wlih Mr. and MM. O, H. Hill. Miss Chnrllnc Hill rcliimud lo Miilliews wilh lliem. »trr WATBRJX3RD, Denln Aulu J, (UP)—P6- , . , —- Itcc Recorder l/w!s N. Cordo met lhe charge of n deer brlnadc while driving ni'nr Wntcrford. Cordn's maehlne struck nnd xt'unnrd n deer ami when [our other moljllc. he allomptcd flint nld deer butted his aulo Read Courier Newj »»nt Announcement*Th« courier News hu'lMta.far- , mally authorised to anaatace tt following ctrfdldacifc Jc* offU «*- **»*** ROlAND GROSS OLAttraoB' iji. wiUtok KhcrtH m>d (MlM^f JIAIJ! JACKfiOM Conrilf Treajgrer n.. L. (BlU^Y) QAJNK (For Second Term) MCK.FINLEY ROpIfJSOM and rrotate Clctk T, W, POTTEK (For Second Tirm) Circuit C»wt (jk* rtARVlTV- MORRIS (FBr Second Terti) BRUCE IVY (For the Kit how held by Woodro* Mutton) J. LEC MARDEN For pott now hM by rr»nk WJllltm* PRANK WIUJAMJB (For 8«corid T«rtn) >r post,no* h*ld by L H, Atrtry) L. H. AUTHT (For Second Terw) FRANK D, UNDERWOOD W. W. {BUDDY), WATBOX (Knr Second Term) STONEVILLE 2B COTTON SEED I'LANT THIS QUICK MATURING, HIG BOLL, HMAVY YIKLIMNd COTTON AMI) HKLP' YOUR- SKU-' TO "MOKE DOLLAR'S I'KU ACRE." \VK HAVE A LIMITED SljPl'LV— $a,0() t'KR HUNDRED ' RED TOP GIN Noith «i Hiihmr Blrtinuu, Art. . • *•.. hut what has this automobile to do with your ELECTRIC SEHVMCE? f^HANKLY, it hns notlmig lo <)r> •-*• H-ifli your clcctriu service. We ttso it llcro to illustrate a polnl. Aulomobiks were "rich nmn'g toys" not oo many years ago, They cost n lot ol" money and liicy. cost a lot 'to run. They wc ro gas-eaters and oil- calers. The hills they coul<i climb in liigli were few and far hchvccn. If yon goiihciu up ro fifty miles an. liourfl he noise and vibration were terrific. . Today millionsof American familic.s can afford taaiilifnl, pflwerfii thai ailsmnrl, oulslifno and c f'V.in tlio Lest models of (he TV in every way, yn cost ICJB than half »» much. This propcx, ha,, not been confine,! on .heir lantcls, who'slrivo lo do their lo the automobile. Time was wheit Joh j.«l a lililo better Imlay than they elcclno eervice provided only y,», r ,|id il yesterday. .They're the people light, iotlny yon M ii use more lighls, . . o f y ollr c l cc , ri(S conl ^ nyi -, MOBK FOR YOVB cars 3 radio, refrigcralor, vacuum cleaner, washing modiirio and other appliances, and the electricity:to operate all of lljese costs .very little more linn you used lo pay for light alone. Tike ihft automobile, your electric service improves steadily year, after year. At Ihesanic time, its price tomes doivn. This is jiossiLIc Iwcaujc of'tlic lionslmil effort of lhe people of yont- elcclrie company lo improve service ami reduce rales. It's an effort 'ihat goes mi and on. Uccanse of itV.'yotir elcclric service will 'be better .-*ni\ cheaper in the future than it i's ioday. The credit belongs to a group of who arc never content, to rest In Ihc kit 10 10 15 T «rj, lhe C11 gin«ring improvmenli < 0 j - ' : . ; o(V»t ; og cco..omi« of your elcdtij company t 1V 6 nijac it • ' pos'iWc lo cm l!io average price of household cldHricity j u »i alwul l» Iwlf.. Manjr cuslomw, now using more household ' apl'lunce*. loU ot lig!,i, j r »,)io and refrigerator pay very liltle Aiore looycralc allot Ihcso than II*)- U5 «l tb pay for light<jlbn«. ARKANSAS-MISSOURI POWER CORP. SJecfac

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