The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 18, 1930 · Page 3
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MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 1930 . COURIER NEWS Is Site of Cigunlic Power Project PAGE THREr- n Laying Railroad lo Site of. $l65.0C{),Gi:0 Project This Fall. liy NKA Servii-c LAS VEGAS, N. M.-Micr .vsiv of discus-ion and planning. Uriel : Sam's biggest construction jc> since Muscle Shoals and one of tlif l:iffiesl since the Panama Canal i 1 soon to gel under way. On or about Oct..!, actual wor> on Hie SIG5.0M.OOO Ilor.ldsr Dam |)rojrct will lie started when I Union Pacific railroad be-jins Inul.i- ing a spur track from Bracken. N' vada. inst soutli ol Las Ve^as. i a point near the dam site on lii Colorado river. Following this v,'il : cume construction of the {ju'it dam v.'ilh its accompanying huge louk nr.d hydro-electric plains, a i.- Hint will require years. Las Vegas is only 30 mill's awny and. ol course, v:i!l benefit by i!ii*. great development but about th • last thins; the city's leading business men want is (or it to becotn- a liectic boom town, with the resultant unstable prosiicrily thai goes with boom towns. They ar? more cared;! aurt far-seeing. .Warn Against "Sharks In (net, lliey warn that the Un- _ Assuring Peace in Coal Fields tin; At Height of the Egyptian Riots English Convicts Make mils' make money" . . . Thill's the imsucr comely ,leamiL> . Anberl. Parisian actress, lias given to tt:p tuic:etit French law which re- stiains her from dnnclng on the £1! ni-iiinst her husband's \vlsh- Slie is shown nbove ns slio ur- rivcil in New York from Frnni'i' Thc diagrammed photograph at tlie top shows the site chosen for Boulder Dam, on tl>.c Colorado river, wlilcli forms Ihe boundary Lv- twci-n Nevada and Arizona, and fives the dimensions. The map at the right shows Uic location. Below, left, is the bite as seen frum tli- ion Pacific will not employ moiv ; la " RC ' :1 of Fra »k Dotlge. who has guided many congressional litigation;; lo the .seen?, and. right, an nfchliccfs drawing of her (ban 300 men in building the rail- i I'^vclopmem will appear when completed. ruatl mid that wnrk on Boulder — • —. — • , . Dam itself will not. start, before i next spring. They also warn agains i wild speculation in real estate. Ilk • ! that experienced at Muscle Shoals explaining to investors that mud 1 • of the adjacent land is at too higTi ! an altitude to be irrigated, even at- ! ter the great development is com- j plcted. A number of companies t ' sell lots in the area have already j been formed. j They want prcsperily and they Intend to get it. but they ran'. the solid kind. i The Union Pacific trackage lo n , point called Summit—22 miles' 01 grading, culver! and trestle con- i striictlon—will cost approximated ' $2,500,000. From Summit, it is 7.11 i miles to the liam site. This link: will be built by the Union Pacific ; for the government on a basis -if ! co.u. plus 10 per cent. Because o" i the mountainous country it repre- [ Edits unusually difficult engineer- : ing problems. ; Elevators fur Workers i The dam will lie built al th:> | mouth of the Black Canyon o;i Ihi' i roaring Colorado river. On Ihe ms- i sas above the stream—several h'in dred feet from the bottom of the canyon—a city will be built to ac commodate. workers. Elevators wll' tnke the men to and from their work on the canyon floor. UelOrC li'.e ttam lOUlKiatlOllS Can .i. u ._ u. j.u.jta ..ULIUU ui M>IUL'^ iuL,-i^. lilt: nut£ v.cii: mt:i..mitUL:u u\ int.' ajuiLLiLiciriiit'iiL ;it.M mt: . Bntisli Alarmed as Women Capture Major Laurels; No Joke to Men. By .MILTON IlilONMEK NKA Srivli'i- Wilier l.ONnON — In the light of two leccnt events, Englishmen nre se tinusly asking themselves Iwo <[iie.s- j tlons: Has tiie modern breed of iirlt- I Isli men gone Hubby? I And Is nil- niKli'iii breed of Brii- ; Isli women going to tnke their place? It's no Joke in this hitherto man- run kingdom, where now the women are fur in excess of llic nivn nml where the formic voters HIT now tjieiilly outnumbering Hie mere j males. Everywhere In the new iifl- ! er-tlic-war order of things the wo- ! men are udvanclng and the men lire. 1 receding. There arts ten women Labor members, three Conservatives, one Liberal and one In- deiwndcnt in the House of Com- moris. Woman In Cabinet Tost, Tun There is u woman member of Ihe Ijibor cabinet. There nre a considerable number of parliamentary iindei'-scci'cturlcs and private secretaries. A woman Is the personal private secretary of the Prime Minister. Women, who are iwercsses in their own right, are persistently hammering at the doors of the House of Lords anil demanding the r> r V-.. i , .,. ;' '"'it lo sit there and legislate like rets 01 field Mice Ihc mere mnle wcnrcrs of the his' i^rlc ermine. DKFIES FRENCH—18 HOD .. .. ! And now In sports- they hove In- A ni'W eru of uninterrupted Industrial jieace was promised to qicra- tors mid miners when Ilie new anibracUe fields wu°.-; agreement \va:; tlBiied nt ei-miiwili's pictured nbovc in Scrunion. Pa. Here yen sec Julm I.. Lewis, president of the United Mine Workers of America: lillixiiiH hi.s signature lo Ihe imiiulrani pact—outlawing ccal x.rlkc:: lor Hie i:i'xt live and one-half years—while Secretary of Labor Jamo.i J. HuvLs looks oo. "I wed go on dancing because I ! vndeil lhal hltherlo closed (\elcl for mon. pitted their.brains and their skill against, the males—anil licked them I The first big astounding success of this kind happened .a few weeks ago when the carck flyers of Britain competed for the King's Cup in a bruising airpliinc race all uroiincl entered; one of them. Miss Mar- Jorle Foster. I.ieul. w. Ecctes was thought to be winning, lie had fired his last shot. He ilropiied to an "outer." MKs Foster still had her last, shot in the breech. With II anything and everything' was |K>sslulc. An "outer" or n "magpie" spelled defeat. An "inner" menat a tie. A bull's eye meant victory. H was enough to test the nerve of anybody. Very calmly Miss 1'oslcr forced the bolt home, brought the rifle butt (o her shoulder ami il Lho alignment of foresight and target center a thousand yards away. Click went the trigger, pluc. to appear In a Broadway show this England. The best male pilots ol fa::, defying 'u court decree and be: Britain entered this and coolly and iid, Col. Nelson Murrls. wealthy Chicago packer. I.KAD: "IIOX|.:V.M«<IN ItACKK'l" TO JAIL TA.CO.MA. Wasis. iUP)-Geor(>D Giuliani, arre.sled here, was charg- «l tt-itii working a new "racket." Fnlire saitl he learned names of f.av.'-rii honeymooners comhiK to Ihc Northwest, wrote himwlf lc'.- tcis aililresscd to the grooms, wired il:c uionins' fat'iers for money ni!d th:>n Identified himself as a tiL'v.lyweil with Ihe lelter. em s» up" Ihis flow of water. To accom , „ ; ; defiance of Kin. ullsli this, lour ditches will be dire: ' "'- s " m '" "cnance 01 ivm, the river temporarily dammed up- siream nnd the wtiter to be divert cd around the dam site via Ihcs- dilches. When completed. Boulder Dam will impound 25,000.000 acre-feet of water into a great lake. This will develop n million horsepower of energy as it passes out for irrigation purposes. Flood control v.'orks around the Im|>erial Valley of California, and the construction of an nil-American canal from the Colorado river to the fertile Imperial t Valley are also provide;! in th? <. project. At present. Ihe valley get 1 ; j its water from a canal that runs : mostly through Mexico. The power generated will be dK- i Iributed over several western states and to cities as far away as Los Angeles. Tumiiltous scenes like this w.;re enacted in the streets 'of Cairo, Egypt, as police charged mobs o WAL^Kli'L^N^^iul^wf'rili rioting Wafdist sympathizers. Here you see uniformcd 1 officers making arrests after braving a bur-1 n e y swallow ' reicas n d nt Georco stones hurled by young rct?l=. The riots were precipitated by the uunnnu-cinent ;iul the | School, 1'a.. more limn three years to force t-ieir way into the Parliain?nL building and hold a | "E^. entered Josiah II. I'hlnney's Fuad. Many persons were killed in hand-to-hand fighting. '' " " '"" '"" n ""' ' calmly wondered which of theh number would, as usual, bear olf the trophy. But when tlic contest wns over no mere mnle had won It. The winner was Miss Winifred Brown—the first pf her sex to achieve this triumph. Murkswtnnan Achieves Triumph The ardent suffragists and feminists had hardly gotten through cheering over this than they had another opportunity to strain Ihelr hoarse throats. Every year nl Bisley the l.'csl rllle shots In Ihc British empire get, together and shoot for the King's Prize. Tills year there were several women who had tv.o women are only part of a lorn;-. roll of honor. They point, to ilia- fact Uiat the little stenographer;; Amy Johnson, casually hopped off., and made one of the greatest solo" flights lo Australia on record. 'I hen there Is the Hon. Mrs. Victor Bruce, who drove in a motor ear- for a longer time than anybody else- when she kept going for 24 hour:;' nt Monllhery In Frunce, and Miss Violet Cordery. who lasl year drove n car for 30.000 miles in 30,000 niln- I11"S. The same Mrs. Bruce also prov-.. cd her prowess in motor bsatliv^. when last September she beat the 24-hour record at Southampton by: went Ihe shot, and then the crowd ; slcerlng her boat for 091 nautical held Us breath until the signal of miles nl an average speed of 28.7<i Ihe result, came back. "Bull's eye!" Miss Foster, u mere woman, had ucnlen a mere man by '2BO to 270 —also for the ilrsl time In English history. And the women present were especially joyous when the King telegraphed: "I most heartily congratulntr Miss Foster on winning my prize. miles per hour. Miss Kntlierlnc: Trevelyon, daughter of a Labor., cabinet minister, who is President of the Board of Education, was the. IIisl lo ascend Ihc ll-000-foot Mount, Edith Cavell in Alberta, Caniidn. this season. Then there arc Mis E. Foley, Miss M. Co'.tb" and Mrs. H. McLean, who beat the men and were chosen as the Ilrlt- Tluit she should have done so is a ! Ish team In the international slx- of i There Is Always Room home here via tile fireplace recently. The bird was Identified by lha bureau of biological survey of the U. S. department of agriculture through a num!x:rcd band on its leg. 'Continecl from p.v.'C one) hard by I;IR .-.roiight.. reports Harry D. Wilson, cnmmii- sioner of agriculture. In that state the cotton crop has been reduced from 30 to 50 per cent, corn and feed crops from 50 per cent to almost an entire failure, and many of the pasture lauds have been burned up. _ . In Alabama. Seth P. Storrs. com- t AppISS ! missioncr of agrlcultui}:, rtporu j | Ihe cotton crop 141,000 bales be- | PAYETTEVILLE. Aug. 1C. — A ! low last year's production of 1.- ncw market for Northwest Arkan- 335.000 bales. Coin and forage crops MS apples will be- opened if ex- ! also have been greatly reduced, he nrrimenls being carried on by Miss ; adds, and much damage hns been Eula Mae Wnrren, graduate stu- '!o::c to truck and garden crops. Seek New Market for rtent in chemistry. University of Arkansas, prove successful. Miss Warren is studying the changes in Farther north, the losses become less serious, although Iowa reports a corn crop from 20 to 25 per csnt the pectin content of local apples t of the average yield. In snuthwest- dininq ripening to try to determine ! em Iowa, the corn yield is '.-.arrUy Ihe jelly forming constituents of half the average. M. G. Thorn- the fruit. burg, secretary of agriculture, re- Thc work Is being conducted by : ports. In the north and norllicast- Mlss Warren in the University of I em sections, however, a yield above Arkansas labnralories under the | noim.il is indicated. su|>ervision of Dr. Harrison Hale. I In Nebraska. II. J. McLaughlin, in cooperation with the Springdale I secretary of agriculture, reports c community club which Is furnish- wheat and oats crop above Ihe av- ins! the apples for the erperiment.! erage for the last five years, wh.il" Miss Warren is doing Ihe work lo ; barley' and rye, dun to their in- fulflll in part the requirements for ; creased acreage, will show a pro- a master's degree. j duction twice lint of the five-year It is hoped that the experiment j average. The only damage by will result in the discovery of a I drought, he reports, has occurred way by which the pectin content | In the eastern half of the state of locally grown apples may be us- where 68 per cent of the corn has cd in making jellies and preserves, i been damaged. As a result, the People of this section of the state | total corn damage for the entirr spnd many thousands of dollars j state is estimated at one-half last annually for jelly forming agents, year's yield of 237,744.000 bushels, according to Dr. Hale, and in the , In Minnesota, yields of corn, po- pist this money has gone out of the tatccs. late flax, oats and barley slate. If locally grown apples I have been materially reduced, hut could be used for this purpose, a ! In Wisconsin, its neighboring state, new market woidd be opened to grain crops arc reported even bet- Northenst Arkansas fruit growers, tcr than last year. Hay production. Mljs Warren's work Is one nf the however, will be one-fourth less steps in a development program . while corn, potatoes and oilier vcg- planncd for this section of Ihc;. ctables have been badly in need state. The experiment grow out of; of rain. a conference of reprcsntatlves of j Kansas and Oklahoma also re- poit serious losses. Since July 1, Kansas agricultural officials estl- club. mate there has been a dally loss of about 1.500.000 bushels of corn. The yield for this year will probably be James Madison, who was only. ]css t , |an 70,000,000 bushels, as five feet four inches tall, was the ' ag atjist 130.000.0CX) bushels last year shortest man who has ever been i c, ra | n sorghums will be reducer 1 President of the United States. a ,i turrl | officials, although the dry Lincoln, six feet four Inches, was s]W u Ciime loo i^e to affect the the Fayctteville chamber of com- mrce and the Springdnlc community the tallest, I wheat crop. Broom coin and for- A tribe that emigrated from China more than a century ago to the Ferg'an-^k icgion of Russia has a language that cannot be written, as the .sounds are SUHR in tones of a definite musical pitch. wonderful achievement In the history-of rilie shooting, and as such will be universally acclaimed." The crowd agreed. She hud beaten nearly a thousand crack shots And after it was all over she went casually back lo the chicken farm which she urns. Hut British feminist); say these Inud American men. day motorcycle races, i Finally, the women say that no' only is their sex beating the- men at home, but that-the men In in- tcrnallonal events have had to low-., er their colors to foreigners in gDlf, tennis and po'°. seeing the rha 1 " plonsliins carried off by French. In the Chancery Court for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County. Arkan.MS. Travelers Buiiriinf; fc Loan Asso- ciaiion, Plainlill vs William Hall, el al. Defendants. WARNING OKDKH The defendants, William Hall and Elhel Nunn Hall, arc warned to appear! In Ihe Chancery Court I for the Chickasawba District of 1 Mississippi' County. Arkansas, within thirty days, and answer the complaint, of the plaintiff. Travelers Building &. Loan Association. Witness my hand and the sea! of said court, on this 16th day of August. 1930. W. W. HOLLiPETER, Clerk. By Harvey Morris. D. C. Reid. Evrard & H?mlerson. Attorneys for I'laintilf. Aug. 18-25, Sept. 1-8 age crops arc expected to remain normal. Tn Oklahoma, however, the total crop damage is believed to be from one-fourth to one-third the average yield. This is expected lo cost Oklahoma farmers more than $70.000.000. Dairymen Suffer In the north Atlantic slate. 1 ;, below New England, drought losses arc reported mainly in pastures and consequent reduction of dairy- production. New York, for example, reports a considerable drying up of pasture lands, reduced milk production and resultant increase of daily costs. Tender vegetables aud late fruits aie now suffering. In Maryland, milk ' production has been cut 30 per cent by the drought, reports T. H. Symans, director of the extension service. In addition the total loss to fk-kl crops, market garden crop, tobacco and fruits is estimated nt 50 to 00 per cent of last year's production. Feed for the winter Is scarce, the young grass lias been killed, and the outlook for hay and pasture next year is discouraging. Symons adds. HE GETS THE ABVICi: MOOREHEAD. "Mix well with oil barn with it." was the answer E.; C. Wingire farmer received from ! University of Minnesota geologist.', when he sent them a sample of I soft stone he found on his farm. '' The stone resembles calk, is pink and white -and streaked and vein- : cd like marble, and Vingire had asked what it was good for. "Tell REVERSED me the truth now, Eric. Who did yo'.ir home work?" "Father." "Quite alone?" "No, I helped him Mimskete, Vienna. Minn. iUP> — and paint, your J A Newly Remodeled Hotel-Cafe Building In Paragould For Rent Located on corner of S. Pi'tictt and W. Main streets, Par.iproiihl—a 17- I'oom hotel with cafe room below; newly decorated and remodeled throughout. Cafe room 25x70 feet, with annex room 22x70. Hotel space is '17x70 feet. This property offers an excellent opportunity to «i wide-n\v:<ke restaurant and hotel man. The right man can get - a favorable lease conlracj.. If interested, write. J. M. Reynolds 520 Second St. Paragould, Arkansas DOUBLE COSTS In every division of construction and operation in the light and power industry costs have'doubled in the past 1G years. Taxes have more than 1 doubled.. in relation to revenues received. These increased costs have not been passed on to the consumer. Bcause of a steady improvement in the art of generating and distributing electricity, the cost to him has been reduced. In the lighting of his home, for example, he now uses lamps which have a lighting efficiency 65 per cent greater than the lamps of 1914. The prices of these lamps have been reduced materially under pre-war prices. In varying degree this is also true of other household .appliances. If all of these things are taken into consideration and added to the reduction in the cost of electric current itself, it may be said that the 1930 electric dollar is worth about four times the 1914 electric dollar Arkansas-Missouri Power Co. "At Your Service"

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