Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania on May 2, 1930 · Page 15
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Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania · Page 15

Altoona, Pennsylvania
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Friday, May 2, 1930
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V. V wing, flatter, •VngleS /f f plane. ' nfl.nffrir rfiy NBA fiewiee.) NfiW YORK, May ' built for a transatlantic flight, the F^efiBlc monoplane, which emftodies* ». radical departure in design from the fcvefage airplane, 'will be displayed 'ft* the first tits* at the New York Air, show sponsored by the Aeronautical Chamber 6t Commerce at Madison Squate Oafflen, May 8 to 10. the unique plane is the result of yea*i ot work by George O. tortile, who) came to this country from ttu- -manla In 1921 Fernic has designed i several types ot commercial and military planes now used in Europe. ' His present plane was designed and built at Arlington, Staten Island, N. S Y., last year irt preparation for an . Ocean flight. Unable to finish the ,- plan« till lat* In September, when it was successfully test flown at Roosevelt Field, Fernic abandoned the idea ot a transatlantic trip and since has concentrated his efforts in developing the plane for commercial use. Features on the Fernic plane are a small auxiliary Wing some distance ahead of the main wing and a three wheel landing gear. The auxiliary wing, mounted on the fore of the fuselage, in tandem with the main wing, -'by stalling earlier than the ' .er, operates automatically at high ties against Involuntary stall of the He. It thereby minimizes the Sanger Of tall spinning. The three-wheel landing gear has a number Of advantages over the conventional two-wheel type, according to Fernic and other aeronautic engineers. It enables the plane to be in flying position while on the ground, thereby reducing the distance needed in which to take off. The location of the front wheel at the nose ot the plane permits powerful application of the brakes on the rear wheels without danger -' nosing the plane over. Fernic at present in engaged In the , construction of a two-passenger, side- by-slde, dual control, open cockpli plane of similar design and powered by a 75 horsepower Rover motor, flrst plane is equipped with Wright Whirlwind motors and has a top speed of 110 ,mlles an hour. PENN STATE SCIENTISTS TO VISIT CHILE MINES STATE COLLEGE, May 2.—International recognition has come to Professor J. W. White, In charge of soils research at the Pennsylvania State college agricultural experiment station, for the fourth time in four years, it was announced today. Professor White has been chosen to go with a party of a few American soil scientists to Chile as guests of the educational bureau of the Chilean nitrate producers, June 28 to Aug. 18. The occasion Is .the centennial celebration of the opening of the famous nitrate of soda mines In Chile, which will be visited by the tourists on this trip. Other sight-seeing, features will be included and there* will be opportunity granted to study the agriculture of the countries visited. For the past 100 years the Chilean nitrate deposits have supplied American farjhers with nitrogen fertilizer The Pennsylvania station was one ol the flrst to experiment with nitrate of (V noda, testa being made in the old fertility plots which are the oldest con- f linuous experiments of their kind in ' America. In 1927 Professor White was the official Pennsylvania representative at the annual meeting of the International Society of Soil Science. One of the features of the JttieUflg , transcontinental tour dr'the Uiflttd States and part of Canada, /Mie *au lowing .year he was th* American reft' resentatlve of the international soil scientists at the International bltumln^ ous coal conference in Pittsburgh. Last year he was a member of ft party _ of fourteen American experiment station scientists who toured western Europe as guests of the German potash syndicate and associated companies. There they studied agricultural conditions and Visited famous commercial fertilizer establishments. _ Professor White is recognized as one of>, the outstanding soil scientists in America. His experiments have been Significant and his reports and articles have been widely read. WtOTECT W001BN Woolen garments should be cleaned and aired thoroughly before .being stored for the summer., Gafmerits free frorif-moths can ftp kept in mothVtight containers. If there are motlft Ifr-the garments, placing the clothing" with flake napthalene In air-tight containers will kill the larvae in about ten days. THAT DOLLAR, WOMEN'S Suhun Center Buckle Onerstrap wi« . Blonde Li*«rd tnmminB. Snike Heel. h$2.98 * •fiasiat SHOWS THE WAY TO REAL ECONOMY MEN'S Blick Blucher Oxford. Leather Sole and Rubber Heel. Same Style in Tan. WOMEN'S IMPORTED SANDALS The Lester Co. has a large assortment of these well-made and attractive Woven Sandals in many color combinations—at Prices that will save you money. .•• .98 Boys' T e n. n 1 s Sneakers, in whiteJ and brown, all| sizes 7 to 5'/4 Patent One • strap. Blonde Lizard :Trinv Rubber Heel. LESTER SHOES 1425 12th Ave. What Gable Month Sales Mean to You In Our ! ' ' Optical Department It means'a wonderful opportunity to take care of your eyes ... it means a splendid opportunity to purchase a new frame or a new pair of glasses at emphatic savings ... it means a highly professional service that is especially attractive at these special low prices .... it means an event that comes at just the right time for that new pair of Glasses so badly needed to properly "set off" the new spring mode. Highest quality nationally advertised frames, beautiful in design and durable in construction. The latest and most improved types of lenses, giving clearer and more- comfortable vision than ever before. Eye examinations by State Registered Eyesight Specialists . .. . in private examining room equipped with the latest and most scientific instruments. Remember the "Gable Warranted Optical Service" assures you lens changes for an entire year without further cost. Now Again We Say, Don't Neglect Your Eyes Now Again Do We Say, Take Advantage of These Genuine Savings Every Frame Individually Fitted Every Lens Individually Ground Inspect the Wide Variety In All That Is New In Frames of Gold and Shell HAVE YOUR EYES EXAMINED Every Arrangement Has Been Made for Your Comfort and Convenience The $7.50 Berwyn The $4 Librarian The $9.50 Kennerly 95 One of the most popular high-bridge while gold filled frames—beautifully engraved, comfortable and built for durability. Your lenses inserted without charge. v This frame is an old stand-by because of ils great strength and comfort. Heavy weight shell with the straight temples. Your lenses inserted without charge. One of our finest frames. Exquisitely engraved,, beautifully designed. SOLID COLO pads for comfort and freedom from irritation to the face. Your lenses inserted without charge. , Every Frame and Lens Guaranteed 12th ARCADE Use Your Charge Account An Eberit of Usual Importance! Values that you would expect front a Simmonds sale! / A Special Purchase from ^takers of Better Dresses > Every woman and miss needs dresses for the warm days to come — and we have arranged marvelous dressvalues for this event. All sizes--14 to 44 / 16 l /2to26 l /2 Don't let this low price confuse you. Excellent street dresses, also afternoon dresses. 0.95 Cool Summer Silks, Georgettes, Flat Crepes, Printed Crepes, Navy, Black, and all light shades You Really Should Have a Fur Scarf This Season. Completes Any Costume N Red Foxes Gross Dyed Foxes Special 33 .95 Other scarfs include pointed foxes, beige and platinum foxes. The first time this year that we have y/rarf^ We urge you tti see them due to both the fashion and quality. We are justly proud ot our store's birthday. Ordinarily this shop is busy promoting new fashion. We haven't the' time for sale^-but this event occasion coming but once a year causes us to change our routine. We have reduced in price all the better *> frocks in our store-^Oiinany of them brand,new \l 23 .95 to 33 .95 Afternoon wear , Dinner wear 'Street wear Printed Chiffons—Plain Chiffons—Flat Crepes—Printed Crepes —New Half Sleeves—touches of Pique or Organdie—Silk Suits —Capes—Boleros. • * * . Right Fashion Right Quality Right Price Simmonds Beautiful Ensembles Now—at Cost Cloth suits with short jackets, separate skirts and blouses. Tweeds—Coverts—Mixtures — Blues— Greens—Browns—Tans—Greys—Navies. Sizes They to $no to So practical now that llie weather permits you to go without a cout. Simmonds Beautiful Coats Now-reduced Fashions are so new this Spring. Capes and more capes. Princess eifects. Boleros and etons, copied; from the dresses of today. Basket weaves—wool crepes. Blacks are favored and dark blues run a close second. Also Sports Coats in tweeds and fleeces. Colors are brown, blue, red, orchid and green; for wear now until real cold weather. 30 .75 .75

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