The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 22, 1930 · Page 4
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
August 22, 1930

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, August 22, 1930
Page:
Page 4
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 4 article text (OCR)

FRIDAY, AUGUS'i 1 22, 1930 m.YTHEVILLE, (AUK.) COUH1KK KKWS . PARV Stately "Cathed r a 1 of Learning" is Fast Emerging for Early Dream. II}- XBA SrnJvc PITTSBURGH.—This city's great skyscraper "cathedral o( learning" —the projected 40-story home for the University of Pittsburgh—is slowly but steadily emerging from dream to reality. The building's steel framework, completed last fall, rises 524 feet above the street. Masonry work has reached the 18lh floor; and while it may be years before the building is finally completed, the Jot that was begun in 1926 is fai enough along now so that Chancellor John G. Bowman, who con- Unique "Skyscraper University" HOW IT COMPARES WITH OTHERS• The new skys:rapcr home ol the University ol Pittsburgh will be taller thaa tho Great Pyramid In Egypt and almost as tall as the Washington Monument, as is shown by the following comparisons w.ith other lofty structures: Helghl In Feet U. of Pittsburgh : 5£. Great/Pyramid 451 Washington Monument S5G Wrifley bids. Chicago 398 Woolworth bldg. N. V 1i Chrysler bldj. N. Y. I 81)8 The Chrysler building is, at present, the world's tallest buiiding. ceived of the giant structure, can see the creation of his imagination taking form Never has there been a university building like this one. visioncrt as a symbol of its era and of the strength and ideals of the city in which it stands. Expect 6000 Students More thai) DOOO tons ot steel have gone into its framework. It will contain 105 classroom, each accommodating from 30 to 90 students, and H lecture rooms, each one capable of seating from 200 to 500 students. It will have 52 laboratories and 12 department libraries. It will be possible for it to accommodate 9000 students at one time. Pittsburgh's "skyscraper university," as it will appear when completed, Is pictured in the architect's drawing at the left. At the right is an interior view on the ground floor, showing the striking architecture. Inset, Chancellor John G. Bowman. ' CHEF LBESIIEXHE General Francisco Robles Loses Fortune but Retains Health in American Exile. TUSCON. Ariz.. (UP)—There re- Eides in this border town a rancher who has a good idea of how Napoleon felt when he was banished to St. Helena to ponder the vicissitudes of war. He is the former General Francisco Robles -Manzo. 260-pound ex- under-secretary of war of Mexico, commander of Sonora ami the conqueror of the Yaquh. Today, he is a political refugee from his native country. In the 1929 Escobar rebellion, General Maiuo served us com- ! housing some 2,000 soldiers whom he commanded.. "Whatever, glory that wag.'once mine was wiped out in a tnojucnl." ho said, smiling sadly. "But I'still shave my wife and four children and I am a gocd rancher—50 perhaps 1 should not be despondent. There still may be brighter days ahead." And the oi:cc highly honored federal officer, dad now in dungarees, goes about his work as any other Mexican laborer, And occasionally from his lips sound Mexican National anthems he loves so well. Incidentally, one of General Manzo's favorite historic characters is Napoleon. Twelve floors arc still unclassified, Inlander of all rebel forces In north- leaving plenty oE room for expansion. Its foundations go down C5 feet below ihe street level. Architecturally the building will dominate Pittsburgh—does already dominate with its high skeleton oj; girders. It*r'ises in a series of setbacks, artistically balanced, which contribute both to its strength and to the beauty of its design western -Mexico. With the defeat of liis army by the federals, he was driven across the international boundary, leaving behind him fortune accumulated after years of labor In his -home at Oritz. Sonora, Mexico. I Despite his comparatively low j estate here, the once noted military leader may look across the bound- Crepe paper soaked in a small amount of water and then squeiv- rd out will result in itik that can be used in an emergency, with the gold. T1IK KKASON WHY Smith nntl Jones received a let "We are very much - surprised ia^ the money we have .demanded so often has not yet arrived." They replied short and to the point: "You need not wonder; we nave not yet :,ent the money."- - Lustigc Gluelter, Berlin, SMLTMUILD switurat Sh-cl Plant and Mine Development in ? Urals to Cost $200,000,000. rilJEVELANI). Alii'.' 21 (UP)—Ten Cli'vc-lauiC'vniilncors and coimac- to:.s have,Milled ten 1 Muunlto.-troy, I Ksi'na. where 1 Ihey will assist in' Mipmisint: building of :i S'.'CO.OOO.- Wa steel winks nntl mliip dovi'lop- .11.cut for Ihe Soviet vov[°mme:il iti 'hi- Ural mountain qisirict. The American parly is made up 1 men connected''with Arlhur CJ. Mi-Ken mid Compaiiyj It : is the 1 parly to vlsi.(. the liussiun IUWH. ithc Jirst linvini; li'fl three '.s ;IBO. IJefovi' the project Is completed. 80 ciiijlncer.s. will be soul '.u Russlii, it-waa Mile)-, 'l!n> JICW. §OVlCt fln 1 ),))^!!! Is CX- l^cicd to bo one 61. (he lamest In Ihe world, when tio^iiplciptl. According to flgiiresi-^ij'ni.shi'd by en- fiiueiTs, it will hto. 4^ annual output, of 'j^oo.oao'^rti-'.ov iinis slcc!. I'lans -Include*'Construction or i-iijlu blast fm-niices of 100-tan ilaily ciipacily, 3(10 coke ovens, 1-1 ujic'ii hearth furnaces nr.tl otiicr pioducint; equipment. Officials of the MeKee company have poimecl oul that llussln's "live, year plan" of liulu.slri;il c.\- iwiisfcn is not desi^nrd to flood th 1 .' '.TOilcl markets wtlh cheap products, but primarily 10 supply the needs 3f the Russian itfople. ^rilgnilostory is a town that has SKNUI immensely in a fnv inonths. It now has n poimlallon ol 30,000 snd isrsuid to be Increasing at the rntc o/ 5,000 a month, h is in the center of the Ural imjiimiiin region, near vast resources of ore and limestone. If you buy of Mr. Bowers' Store Specials For Saturday Only Pickles HIP-0-LITE Soap ^ 10 bars 33c VINEGAR (iitllun 42c Head Courier News Wain Ads. • • more than ever When Chancellor Bowman came to the university 10 years ago he found the students inadequately housed iti buildings scattered over i rjritz to his enterprise, "ved I a hillside campus. He conceive the idea of a great new building ary of his mother country to a number of economic achievements which still stand as monuments in In making his escape, he left behind 5.GOO head that would tower toward the sky— a building of steel, fitting in the country's greatest steel center. Bowman Overcomes Obstacles Friends and alumni contributed the huge sums that have gone into the building. Chancellor Bowman faced huge difficulties in getting the cathedral under way. in transferring his own enthusiasm to men who couid give money for the project, in lighting prejudices to .such a type ot buiiding. It was a decade ago that the plan was born in his mind, and four years ago that work acttially got under way; but still the building is not finished. Obstacles continued to arise as the work progressed. But Chancellor Bowman, who has been a teacher In a -small country school, reporter on a night police beat for a newspaper, and head of the American College of Surgeons, stuck by his guns. He had evisioncd his skyscraper university as one of the greatest educational centers the world has even known, and he clung to his plan. "I earnestly believe that the university will make Pittsburgh a better city and will lift the level ol learning," he says. "Education is a compass that guides men on the sea of life. Our greatest problem is the numberless thousands in a large city that drift in an uncharted course in life with no definite goal in view. "in this great institution of learning, the son from the laborer's cottage will have as many opportunities as the son of wealth. Strives for 1'crfcction "A boy thould not be interested in being a doctor, a lawyer or an engineer; he should be interested in being a good doctor, or a good lawyer or a good engineer. And that's what I'm trying to instill in them. "I think we are getting that ideal into tile new cathedral. I have become personally acquainted will- every p'.ccc of steel that stands there. It Is not only steel. It represents headaches, heartaches and backaches. It shows that the people ol Pittsburgh arc reaching out for f-omething beyond themselves something they need. "It is going to be an institution as democratic as our country—the culmination ot a tremendous effort. This country is founded or the idea thai all men are created co.ua!, and Pittsburgh has a chance to prove that better than any place in the country." A hotel is being constructed on the rim of the cr.Uer of Kilauca volcano In Hawaii, and will be heated, by the steam of the volcano. of catt'.e. a S25.000 light and power system, a modern water works I which he founded, extensive ranch- i Ing interests, some 200 miles oi improved highways in and adjacent to Oritz. and modern barracks Wishing Won't CLASSIFIED Witt/ CERTO I'or 1'resorvinu; 30c RIPE OLIVES Can 15c SYRUP Vermont Maid 23c Coffee JMiixwcll HOUKI; Ctuiovii or Hleiitl Pound Bacon Sliced Iliiwh Lb. 25c Beef Stew K. C. Lb. 15c Salt Meat Pest Grade Strciik-0-Louii when you TOMATO JUICE SALT 17c •H 4c MACARONI CORNED BEEF Lihby's Can ;i .Minnie ,! .Minnie ^u ^^J 2 boxes 15C Bananas (iolden Yellow I' 1 ru it 3 Lbs. l?c Beef Boast K. C. Lb. 15c Lemons Large Size Doz. 23c GASOLINE Magnolia, the quality gasoline, plus the world- famous Ethyl, "knocks, out that knock" . . makes new cars perform j like they ought to, and 1 even old cars perk up? and jump away when the signal says "Go!" Tissue W;ildorC :j For CRACKERS c,,,.n28c I PEANUT BUTTER«i!9c COCOA Ilersh'jy I'ound Can 27c VIENNA SAUSAGE Slfic r--\ 8 i 1 ^ MAGNOLIA , « The Qiialilu P' 1 ' 5 GASOLINE ** ETHYL FLUID S MAGNOLIA The Oual.'fif e , u ais ETHYL 1 GASOLINE MAGNOLIA STATIONS AND DEALERS THROUGHOUT THE S0UTHWES .10.1.l> Limit With Olliev Groceries

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page