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Ti)|gpAY, JUNE 27, 1939 PLYTHEVILLE, (ABK.Y. COUKtER 'NEWS PAGE THREE S HO HE NIL At Eclrington Family'Reunion Air Force Also Enlarged As Defense Program Accelerated MANILA (UP)—With Independence barely seven years away and Mth tlie critical fur eastern situation showing no sign of improvement, the Philippine army has embarked on a large-scale program Designed to hasten tlie building of the country's defense. •During recent months, the commonwealth's defense-building activities have centered on the organization of the offshore patrol and improvement of the tiny air force. Tlie number of Q-boats will be .raised from two lo three this year, l(^fh the delivery of two or more imips to the army scheduled for November. Present plans call for tlie purchase ot four or five Q- boats every year so that by 1946 the army will have an offshore flotilla of about 440 vessels. The armaments of these vessels consist of heavy machine guns, mine layers, torpedces -and depth bombs. Mere Planes On Way Eighteen airplanes of various types are scheduled to be delivered in the next few months. Tills number mill bolster considerably the present size of the embryo air corps. Land defense, however, will receive special consideration under the army's newly-launched program. Several new army camps will soon.be established in various strategic points of the islands. One of- these camps will be in Parang Cotabato, Mindanao. The 2nd regiment ;ol.the 1st reg ular division of the army will b siatloned permanently at Camp r ng, which will be the center o future defense network in th Philipplne's "Land of Promise. Strategically located, the new cam. also will serve^as a center in til economic development of Hindu nao. Farm Vrogram rushed Establishment of Camp Parang also follows the polloy of strengthening Mindanao's defenses as the island is developed agriculturally and economically. Tlie national land resettlement .project is now working in full swing- to convert fertile Koronadal valley, not far from Camp Parang, into a productive agricultural center. The economic • penetration of Japanese .in Davo, as well as its disquieting possibilities, is feared and it'is hoped the rapid economic LETTERSTO THE EDITOR 'o the Editor: A K|>kmlli! Proposition Hint this proposition ad nncwi. by Mrs, Eleanor Roosevelt light be overlooked, owing to bc- |)ri»t«l in connection with tlicr nmtlers, I wish to call par leular Hlli'iillou to It. It refers to government loans lo llimuate business, To (he smnll nun, needing just a few dollars here is small satisfaction in nllow- ng'large capital and combinations —Courier News Inset, upper left: coat of arms of the Eclrington family used by their ancestors In Britain. Main piclmc Picnic scene taken in the yard ot the old Edrington home In Osccola Sunday when more than 50 men bers of the family Gathered from six states for a reunion. In' the background may be seen u portion a the 'ifl-year-old home built in I860 by J. P. Edrint'ton, .who obtained a patent from the government o and military, development of_.Cota bato wouli" match the rather "rapfi growth of the Japanese colony in Davao and serve to counteract fur ther -Japanese economic inroads. Roads in Mindanao are being de« -loped under a pattern that would .rtjake them useful from '• both the economic and military .viewpoint. Cornell Gages Shock Fences As To Voltage ITHACA, N. Y. (UP)—Tests conducted to determine how much of a "shock" from alternating current is needed and is safe In electric fences to turn back, livestock without injury brought, according to Prof. H. W. Riley, head of the department of agricultural engineering at Cornell, these conclusions: Animals feel very small currents, but larger currents are required to definitely turn them. There must be high voltage to make the re- quirred current flow through dry footing. If the voltage , is high enough, it is possible that curreiu- llmltlng transformers- that permit . istily small currents may be effective. Just what voltage and just current are needed are not individually and exactly known. All animals tested indicated that they felt three milliampers. Ten milliampers definitely stopped Jersey heifers ten or eleven months old, but it took 15 or 20 milliamp- ers lo stop full grown beef catlle. It is said that United States air forces lead the world today in the development of largo bombing craft. the four-acre site in 1839. The house still still rein ins much of its ante-bellum a'tmosphere, its origin lines having been preserved and Early American furniture including many family heirlooms, being us°d throughout the house. . . • . ' • : . Inset, upper right: oldest and youngest Edringtons to attend the reunion. Sam Edrlnglon of psceohi olding his Infant granddaughter, Linda Lou Davis, daughter of Mr. nd Mrs. Fred Davis of Osceola. Inset, lower left: Mr. and Mrs. John W. Edrington who now occupy the old fnmily home and who were hosts to the gathering Sunday. Inset, lower right: Children seated in the door of the old brick vault used by the Edringtons to preserve records -and other valuables In the early days are, left to right, Sue Hughey, of Houston Tex., Suzanne Felton of Bay Town Tex., both members of the sixt! generation represented at the re union, and Don Allen Ecirlngto: of Osceola, son of Mr. and Mi - » Douglas Edringlon. of capital to get mllbivs nt a low rate of interest and on wonderfully' ensy terms, when the sniiil man is hold up by the Usurers mi Is lucky to gel money even bt Shylock's U'rmn to llmuico his busl ness needs. Hut listen lo Mrs. Rcoscvelt: " "I »lsh that In considering lonii lo small businessmen, which Is one of the things I saw mentioned In the newspapers recently, we could also consider some agency cf Iho government which would lend small sums to hullvldmils on a character basis. 1 am coming across situations wlu'rc, in order tq get a. new start, a person needs anywhere from $50 la $500. H may be" lo ilo some remodeling on u house Ifl take boarders or to buy tools or lo take a course lo fit oneself for oincthhig which will put u person n line to earn a more adequate ncome. .Sometimes these people nve jobs, but cannot spend a sum f money all at cncc. Sonic times hey are temporarily out of work >ut have (lie promise of something f they can bring tools cr acquire omc skill. "Credit unions are tlie answers ii nany places but they are not a yet sunicicntly developed and in inrtlculnrly hard lo start in smal ilaces or In rural nrcas, Hunks nr loath lo lend.unless one has s;jne | lanijlble assets which they can put' into a safe de|X>slt box and sell If necessary. Of course It would be same risk but so are many of the •agricultural luins winch; are nmilo and I sometimes think that character is not niiy more of a risk than a crop which the lx>rd may or may not bring to fruition." At the present time there arc ale of iiiverty ntid uncertain cliar- ly. Tho tliiio has been when poo- do'worthy were known by the local milker nml could (jet necessary apllal by Asking for 11. No one ivn do Hint now without plenty of »y'llnteral mid only those who 'stand In" can do that. No'one vllli' common KCII.S« cim deny Hint t Is Impcfisiblo to start find curvy On a business without any capital at nil, mid lotlny we hiive Ilious- lids who with the smnll nnd limited cupllul this .suggestion of Mrs. Roosevelt's would make available would scon huve Ihelr own profitable business I'sliil^llshcd. Even the Israelites' ot old complained thnt they could not nuikn bricks without straw. Why not have a system Hint will allow' HID "umlcr-iloj" (If lit Is (he right kind ol n dcg) to out from muter the hcnp nnd bo once more a "man amongsl men,' JO A. 1'ARKKIi, niythevlllc, Ark, bine, a<cd tiil'co nnd oho-third Mlh owels ench day. •'':•: "I3ut Hie big expense." Rllcy said, wait the replacement of tlic'dnm- igcil towels. .Once Ihc ordinal y balh owcl Is (Ininag'ccl, It umuvels, just Ike ft silk stocking, luid hiu lo be ,hrown nwny" Hllcy's towel now is patented, 1 It s 4 feet in wldlli and B feet long. "It's made of 15 square sccllons," Hlloy explained, "If one Kcctlon Is torn, nil we do Is replace that section, This cllmimiU's the necessity of throwing away u whole lowcl slightly damaged. It also saves 13 per cent In mumifacturlng. "I'm Biinirlscd myself nt how siiccpssful It Is. Hotel managers nl over the country have been nsklhg nbotit the towel." ••COURTS Two 'divorce suits'-iiaYe teen ^ filed in chancery court here' recently, Dennis, Barker < seeks a 01- vorce from Elslo Barker, E<i < B,' Cook Is Ills attorney.' ' • • Olllum Wceden seeks a divorce fiom Ad« Cleo Wceden, charging c!eM!itlon, Vligll Orcon Is his al- torney. >. roiutcen I'nlge, ncgroi was fined ten itollitia for disturbing the peace when tried'In .municipal court today. He Is .alleged to have had a fight with another negro. > Read Courier News want aos Animals belonging U> the deer family ilo net have gall bladders. Towel Styled In 15 Sections For Hotel U»e CLEVELAND, O. (Ul l ) — Jack lley,' ninnngcr of 11 Clovcliuul ho- ls the Inventor of n new kind f lowi'l. Towels Imvo been a hcailaclio o me—In fuel, lo nil hold nfcii— or a. long time," lllley suhl. "In n otcl, 11 towel Is much mare extensive than Is justified. So I dc- Idcd to do something about 11." Itilcy said that Ills iuvMll lons showed that the 'average ho- cl guest. showhiK an cxlrn.vAgniici which he would not display a thousnnds 'cf fine iwople wlio with just ft few dollars' lo promote and start uselul find worth-while enterprises would soon be beyond (he OIJTAIN HKLIBF FROM CYSTITIS (Inllamed Hliuhler) A 30-day test of this NATURAL MINKKAIj WATER will cost you very little . . . Muke this I e x I yoii'rstlf uiul nolti the Ini- pruvcmcnt. Distributed by Crosstown Whiskey Shop IMl'OKTKn & DOMESTIC WINKS, LIQUOKS, 109 S. Division. St. CARTER'S Deluxe Circle New York FAIR TOURS CARTER IS THE OLDEST WORLD-WIDE OPERATING TRAVEL AGENCY IN THE, MID-SOUTH ... 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Tlie Ccca Cola softunll team, first half winners of the City Softball League, will play the Coca Cola, tcnm of Osceola Wednesday night at Osceola, it was announced tody. Much rivalry is expected as Joe Apiilebauni, softball enthusiast who sponsored tile title winning Famous team here one year, is now sponsor for the Osceola Coca Cola team. t-rfYt't ; \*>& BUY HOW PftY THIS FALL! TCRES, TUBES, RADIOS, PARTvS, REPAIRS, BODY &-FENDER WORK, AND PAINTING. All On Fall Time NO DOWN PAYMENT BUY NOW - PAY ONE PAYMENT THIS FALL TOM LITTLE CHEVROLET CO. ffl From Now'Tiff the "Fourth" . . . While Quantities Last . . . Wards Reduce Riversides to the Lowest Prices in History! Before you buy any tires . . . GET ALLi THE FACTS I Don't be fooled by "big" discounts from high ''list prices," Compare the NET prices you actually pay for equal quality. If you do this, you'll find you pay LESS at Wards! 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