The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 1, 1936 · Page 19
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 19

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 1, 1936
Page 19
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'WEDNESDAY,, JULY 1, Speeds Harvesting and Adds to Value o! Product Making hay while Ihe sun shines is no longer a necessity hi ihe Lee Wilson Company's program—for this concern can make it just as well in unfavorable v.'cather as otherwise. The new method is entirely unlike that which was employed by the forefathers of the country In harvesting their feed crops. The old methods required the services of a lait;e number of workmen, livestock and implements and last but not least, the weather conditions have always, in the past, been a con- liolliiiB factor. The modern method requires only a few workmen, no livestock 'and a limited number of implements, and while sunshine Is always welciime it is not at all necessary in caring for the hay crops, especially the alfalfa crops in which the Wilson • Fetd and Seed Company specializes. Conserves feed Value Lite in the full of 1935 this company installed an Arnold Air- drier manufactured by Hie Hell Company of Milwaukee, to facilitate the harvesting and preserving of the feed value of the harvested ctop. .'. moior-drlvcn harvester cms the alfalfa mid loads the green hay directly into a farm truck. Whan the truck is loaded only a minute is required to place another truck in line while Ihe loaded Irack makes its way across the fields to the "Us- liydrator," where its load is immediately unloaded and fed through a Pox cutter and conveyed directly into the drying chamber of (he drier, then through a Gruendler hammer mill which is set to make cither alfalfa Hour, meal or chops. The dehydrating process not only makes possible the harvesting of the crop without regard to weather conditions, but according to the U. S. Department of Agriculture and numerous agricultural experimental stations of various states the mechanical drying process tends 'to preserve the desirable vitamin A and carotene values. Growing alfalfa Is very rich In vitamin A and carotene, nee- The Wilson Motor Co. BLYTHEVILLE, (ARKjCQURIEH NEWS " '' STORE 15 BUSY PLflCE SECTION B PAGE 3 Fou n dor's Son Lives at Wilson A mnolcte service lor motorists Is provided by the Wilson Motor Company, whleh occupies this bulld- _ ' °" " 3 '" v " y "'• The company holds the Ford dealership fcr its territory. Lee Wilson Co. Store at Victoria The Wilson company's farms at. victoria, cmbrnctne thousands of acres, and farmers on other land in the vicinity are served by this big store. ' Carotene Is a comparatively re-, in the growing plant, with only Dialling plants of their own to cent discovery and only last year mcisture removed. Thus It Js ;•>.«,•«•* an adequate supply -• ""•> ••""• J"" 'Islamic ranovea. Thus it is' HJ >s«re an adequate supply. began to receive important rec-jfound that the dehydrated prod- Tlle Wilson Feed and Seed Com- ognition in the mixed feed in-i uct, in addition to its food' 1>ally ships its l> ro( lucts to such tlustry. Carotene is now protliic, j value, has a biological am| ! 1 :°." lUi '. IS chte<l EO, Cleveland. D«red commercially, in concentrated I Physu-a-. value far greater than form, but u»j cost is airnost pro- j that of the field-cured product, hibitive when used in quantities«nil of which is fully substanl- to bo effective, while in dehy- Mated by practical tests made by dialed alfalfa meal, carotene is various experimental stations and amljfaio, Boston, Atlanta, Louisville tnan Cincinnati, Birmingham, New Or" "" Ira us, I'ettsacola and Miami. , I abundantly available at a negllg | lble cosi - It Is authcritiitivcly feed manufacturers in connection Wilson Has Own Modern Cleaning Establishment The drv .- -., .with the growth aiid develop- that mechanically cured i mont of baby chicks, .egg prodtic- The drv clptnlf«r n,,-i ,„.„„ i alfalfa has a carotene and vita-1 tion of laying hens, the degree «hm, barber hnnm, i 1 . 1 " B f" B rain A potency up to ten time, of fertility of eggs and their vit- i a Wifson^rc c^ that of field dried products; the ainin A contents; and the milk I „ he s ne buudnf ^^^S£ 0 ^^ s ^ ™ or dalry .L^.^"'-?— ,*» \ and barber shop offer every . ]t arer si Dehydration of alfalfa is by'no j usual,,, fom.d '.h estab .sh- meaiis a new thing, but only re- ments. They are, under the man- P Cl ll.lV M!lVf> vnt Kfatiinrw »fn/in«e*_ 'nn.-, i _ r .. .^ .. .. mal sun-curing process. Adds to Product's Value uu-iuis u new 1111115;. DUI only re-j ments Tliev are nmlnr ih» .„.*„ Dehydration by the high tern-j cently have .satisfactory process-Ugenient of VBWaddcl perature method sterilizes the ing been perfected. The product I I "additiontocleYnuiRand drv my and ...activates the destine- Is becoming so popular and Its ing. u,7 eslaMislimeht sen-Js as a five enzymes, thereby so universal that some of laundry agent a n akcs n^l rJL< '" ."l.." 1 ? 1 ' I 101 "'. 01 ' chops all. the larger feed manufacturers' -<•-<•---••- ' "'.'"""•'' a " UP" Wide Range of Merchandise Meets Demands of Community A complete depnrtmnii store, nil on one floor, that covers a. spate V* feet w:cii> by ISO feet uecu, Is the busiest concern ot the Lee Wilson Company during Hie cctlon picking season when money Hows freely for new merchandise. There is everything slockiid In this one-floor store Hint will be found In the Inrger stores ot metropolitan centers, and not by nny means have the buyers anil manager confined the stock to i-lnplcs. style, they have found, n as Important in this small community as It Is In n city, and the customers keep them on their toes, asking for u lu new tiu-lilons which they read uboiit or sec worn by (heir favorite screen stars. lluyWs Visit Markets A large warehouse nnd stor- .re room In the rear of the store keeps oil Imml un ample supply 10 replenish 'the counters and .shelves as the Saturday sliop- pers deplete the stocks. W. G. Card, manager of this well stocked store, makes regular trips to market during the spring and fall seasons and he '. nlso Ifikcs the ready-to-wear buyer nnd the malinger of the yard goods department to select Ilia newest style merchandise offered i" Ihc markets. The store is laid out with wide aisles and tables where the merchandise of each department Is displayed to advantage. Show eases are decorated with special features just us they are in targcr cities, and display windows are changed from day to day, showing the newest mid most timely merchandise as it Is received each week. Each department, is accountable for Its space, Just as In larger stores, nnd a separate bookkeeping system is In operation for ench department that shows Us profit or loss. The store is divided Into six departments and stocks a complete line of men's clothing nnd furnishings, women's coats, suits nnd dresses, underwear and millinery, all types of kitchen ware, china, glassware stoves, men's, women's and children's shoes, gloves,, neck- weal; handbags, jewelry, notions, This Is the home nl Wilson of U. u. Lee ^ *•«>>"«>*>• <* the Lee Wilson Company. toilet goods mid oilier accessories. $200,000 llti-.lntw III Hie rear of the store Is one of Ihc mast complete mid modem mout miirtcclx to be found in the county. Ments 'ire bought In Kansas City, St. Louis and Memphis, and tire department stocks all types of meals, cheese, bacon, hum nnd 'oilier butdier shop products. In connection there Is also a grocery department that carries staples ami some fancy groceries. A furniture department Ls located on (lie biilcony where the general office of the store Is situated. This store last year grossed something like $203,000 anil 11 Is said by the manager that the turnover runs into high Mgiircs. 'Ilic average sales on Saturdays run about 52,500, but nrc Increased during the cotton picking season. At the height of Ihc busy sea-, son in the fall the stock will run near $100.000, but it i s re-! (luced ilurlin: the summer sea- 1 son to about half that sum. The store employs about 14 sales people. The store at Wilson Is one of n number operated by the company. The Wllsun-owncd Kclser Supply Co. store at Kclser was recently remodeled, enlarged and departmentalized to meet the expanding needs of that, growing community'. There are also big slor<« at Victoria and Armorel and smaller ones In oilier communities In which the Leo Wilson company has Interests. Up-lo-Duie B Shop Gives Every Service al Wilson j In the well capped Wilson i beauty shop there Is every service ' and Irt'uiim-iil Hint would In; found In a Fifth Avenue shop. Marie Waddell, manager, is, her, fell, un expert operator. She Is n ItrncViale of one of the widely [known training .schools of beauty mid she hns broadened '.his train-' | ing by exiwrlcnce tallied In some(of the most exclusive eslabllsh- inienis in New York. The shop Is attractively decorated in an Ivory and gold effect Mill striking accents of royal blue. Gold framed mirrors set In Ivory walls that arc patterned with a gold leaf design arc setoff ivllh deep blue lumps, drapes' and furniture covering. In this little shop there Is stocked one of the most exclusive lines' oi bounty preparations on the market, Ihc Marie Karle beauty cream nnd lotions which QIC made In Paris and New York ' The newest fixtures end equip-' ment, have been installed and capable operators give the following beauty service: pcnnaneniA of all types with or ivUhoul machines; hair tinting, facials and" scalp treatment, manicures, arches, eyebrow mid lash dyes; han'd nnd arm massage; shampoos and sets. The shop also Is equipped to give the famous Dei inn-vac fnclul. Volunteers Fight Fires There Is a volunteer fire department In Wilson of which A J. Lanrbiim, uln director, Is chief Fifteen men of the town make up the company. N. B. GENTRY Wilson, Arkansas First Class Leather Work Shop Organized 1930 OTOR CO. Authorized FORD Dealers Wilson, Arkansas Only FORD Offers Such Value at the PRICE! .3,000,000 Ford V-8's now on the road prove it. And 15 minutes afc the wheel of the 1936 Ford V-8 will prove it even more clearly. P. 0. B. DETROIT. Standard accessory group incfatfing bumpers ami spare (ire extra. VALUE-FAR BEYOND THE PRICE The Best Equipped Shop In Northeast Arkansas Body Work Our Specialty A Complete Line of Parts, Accessories, Tires and Tubes 24 HOUR SERVICE Phone 104 JOHN R. ENOCH, Manager J

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