The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 22, 1936 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, August 22, 1936
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SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 1930 / k BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS " '• ' ' ' In Governor LandonV Home State U ,, T —i — : r^ Berlin Provides a Host of Hosts for World's Athlete! ITayti Society — Personal M-Oll' P««° H ence," lie answered. "And he don't Icol many jwople here about this |.'udget-balancing that you rend w iniich about. The Federal gov- nnmenl poured millions .of dollars in here for work relief and AAA payments. Av-1 one other thing (fiat bothers a lot of us llt- Me fellows who are in business, we appreciate the fnct tlmt there Is money coming in from the •WPA and government projects of all kinds. It keeps us going. I'd say Landon will have a tough lime currying the- .state." Driving southward through the centra! part of the state you pm through what might be called the grasshopper country. Thousand; of ucies of what was once green- blue corn are now nothing but yhost fields of leafless stalks. 7n a way II is a more touching sight ( than parched brown pastures or "still born" fields of grain. I r e-1 called a tale one man had told me that he said had come down ! from his grandmother; in the I famous ' "gnu-shopper year" of '73 the pioneer mollicr had covered her priceless lomalo vines with n bed quin to protect the young plants from the grasshopers- whereupon the hoppers had eaten the quilt and then devoured the plants. . , licrraWiVan Speaks At one county scat town I had a long talk with the county farm agent. Here is what he said: i "The small towns here arc largely conservative Republican, out the retired farmers' who arc still interested in (he hind and many of the merchants will be for Roosevelt despite their oil Republican leanings-and despite He fact that they are against the fcavy Federal expenditures and the relief setup. They feel that poll! .Wallace and Roosevelt really, mean to help the farmer. They see--how swiftly Federal aid is being rushed j nto U K a.m\M\- stricken areas. And they feel that the pre.senl erosion and soil conservation program is a true farmers ; ; program. They give Roose- J'elt -inost of the credit, although they -realize that no matter who is -elected (he program must be carried on. Many of them are bitter at the Supreme Court for throwing out the AAA. "It's my belief that more than 60 per cent of the farmers'- here are for Roosevelt, and that he has a good 50-50 chance of carrying the 1 'State. Ahcl"! was born and brought up .n''Republican" Balance ,.., ;, v 'if- LcnvjpB Kansas behind, you get Into Roosevelt Land wheii you . cross Into Oklahoma. I won] ^j jay that it is all Roosevelt conn . try. westward to the coast. -..But,, the cleclion is still son W weeks away. And one fac thfit rl took out of these thoi santkvof miles of motoramblir over :.lhc middle-west was tin fully 20 per cent of Ihe peon have yet to make up their mi nt as to -how they win vole. It enough lo swing n lc DlccUo ether,way, and we are an cino tlonal people facing a bitter nil uncompromising campaign. This concludes Hie present rics in which Frazicr' Hunt ,,, tried (o sound out a cross scclio nf political opinion on a coast-to coast lour by automobile. Hun Iv nun- on Ihe Pacific coast, fiio Idling from S:in I)i eff o ( o Seattle His report on this area, will ap pear in Ihis newspaper as soo as his survey is complete. In the shadow of the white dome of the Kansas Stale Capitol works Governor Alf M.' Landon, the "native son" whoso candidacy give, special interest to the presidential leanings of normally-R-|,ub]ican farmers 01 his state, 50.0CO of whom have been hard hit by' ilie drouth, despite the bumper wheat crop harvested (above) before the dry season. Soviet Protects Elk MOSCOW (UPJ-Alwiit 250 el are JiviiiB in the state luintin its I ales of the Moscow province Due to the strict measures taket nfler the October Revolution fo ! their protection, the herds in cer lain localities are thriving. Olson 111, Aide at State Helm To Hjalmar Peterson, lieulen- nnt-governor of Minnesota, shown in a recent picture, has fallen Ihe major responsibility for carrying on slalc execulive duties during the illness of G6v. Floyd Olson. The governor is in a critical condition at Rochester. Minn., from a slom- What a diirercnce n few weeks make! Onlv n shoit tlme .,„„ „„,. 5h Eirl thought a taid wns something to wear on n° string here she crouches lohind a pillar for shelter as she draws a flue bead against snipers in the battle at Valencia larage Tool Closet Is Found Convenient For every gardener a proper >l:icc lo keep his tools Is neces- ar.v. If the garage is large enough 1 uiim-in closet makes an cx- elicnl place, provided there is a oor near it so that he does not lave .to drag the rake and spade nd lawn mower over the car. A bed against the house or garage my be used. The cellar Is a poor !ace for such storage, as It is itficult to carry the tools up and own -stairs. aer To Deaden Sound To deaden partitions between coins effectively .so that sounds ill not penetrate, direct contact etween the wall surfaces should i broken, A way of doing this to set two rows of studs stagl •red and weave a blanket of rough the studs. 'lace for Everything in Modern Closet •e old-inshioncd "closet un- the slairs"— that catch-all for umbrellas, extra coals, hals. and wraps; that dark limbo of lost articles—ha? been. m<y>emii- «i at last. Built-in nicks now hold outdoor clothing; ample shelving lakes' care of tennis rackets, etc. Golf club stand In a special fenced-ln nook of their own, a special compartment hold rubbers, elc. Order obviates dust and keeps the place »dy. Painted walls and varnished "oors makes cleanliness simple to maintain. Through Improved conditions everything is in its j,i a ce and readily iound, especially with the convenient electric light within reach "" Hie door is opened. Little Miss Shirley Sue Greenwell celebrated her ninth birthday at the home of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. R. p. Greenwell Thursday afternoon with a party. There were sixteen guests present. Shirley Sue was the recipient of many lovely gifts. After the opening of the presents' games were enjoyed on the lawn. 'Delicious refreshments consisting of Dixie Cups, cake and orangeade were served by Mrs. Greenwell. Bernard P. Piimr, jr., entertained a number of his friends with a stag party Tuesday evening. The guests met nt his home In the Nethci-y apartments where refreshments were served aster which nil went to Qwin's for, a delightful dinner. Following the dinner In company with their lady friends they motored to Newton's Inn nt Portageville aiid enjoyed dancing. Mr. Piper, received many lovely gifts. Those present were Ernest Lcfler, John Max Sturm, Albert Hamr'n. 1 John D. Fields, Orland Poster, Bernard Eber, Noah Barkovitz, Wolcie Harder, and Herbert Piper of this city and Sam Rldgeway of Sun Francisco, Calif., and 'Brent Lima of "West Plains, Mo. Head Courier News Wnnt Ads. centuries ago only one 'ed to the age of 5. Nearly Ut of every 10 roach that The Roberta Ray circles of the Baptist church met In the home of • Mrs. Garvln Miller Wednesday afternoon with n good attendance. There wns one new member'. Mrs. Laura Wickham, and four visitors. Mrs.' j. Ha'mJito'n iiiid daughter,, of Paragould, Ark., Mrs. T. H. Clark and 'Mrs. Wlchnm. In the absence 'Of Mrs. Mack Morgan the mee'ting " was presided over by Mrs: Hnrry beltings. A very interesting devotional was led by Mrs. Mhmfe "Allen. .. .-» » .*, The Christian •! council of the Christian".church',, met, Wednesday afternoon with seven members and : three visitors -from Deering present". Mrs. E.- E. Simpson was in charge of the "devotional, taken.-from .Corinthians. Miss Algathn Rnybuck gave a very interesting ; discussion on thu twelfth chapter of Hebrews. Delicious refreshments were served at the close of : the jneeting. " • ' -• * : * *.'.:.' ..The. .Anne. :E. Culbertson Sunday School Class of the Methodist church 'met at the' church Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. J. W. Shrader and Mrs. C. F. Shelton as hostesses. There were sixteen members . and two visitors, -Mesd. Nelle Gotcher and Wesley Shrader present. Mrs. T. L.. Bess led the devotional, her topic being. "Pacing Life With Jesus Christ." Mrs. J. W. Golden icted as secretary in the absence ef Mrs. W. II. Klrby. Plans were nadc to have n cake sale Satur day. • • » Mrs. W. R. Limbaiigh am daughter, Miss Anna Beth, motor cd to St. LO U L S Wednesday and ore spending a few days shopping and visiting with friends. Mrs. M. A. Daniel of Bern! s here this week visiting in the lome of Mrs. G. W. Yales. Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Wells and vfrs. Hugh Lewis and daughters crnia Jean and Wanda, relumed wille Tuesday from a two week's our in the East. At Waverly, In. hey visited with Mr. and Mrs. J E. Ennls and also Mrs. Wells daughter, Miss Kattle Fern Lutes who Is a guest In the Erinis home They also motored to Rochester Unn., where Mr. and Mrs. Wells j received medical examination. En- roue home they stopped at West Plains, la., and visited with c cousin of Mrs. Wells, Mrs. H. D. E-obsrtson, whom she had never seen before. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Shacklct of Wolf Creek, Ky., are here this week visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Jack Chism and other relatives. Bront Luna of Wast Plaiiw, returned home Thursday after a few days visit here with Messrs. Herbert and Bernard Piper Hinged around by 110,000 eiilhiisuisllc ;vor,d marched into the great new M ton In their colorful unircrms are seen, ™ ta " "<>"". ««"** f™ all , n lls picture u t eceiv » '' C ' 1CWl11 T"*' «"""»» OUmpta Onmes " - . of San Francls- >ltf., arrived here this week 1% 3 >, wceU vicatlon here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lon Rldgeway. Sam has been cm- ployed In the Auto Supply Company at San Francisco °- p - Tilghmon of Wardcll was here Tuesday atlendlng to busi- 1)6.55, • Miss Minnie Shelby of Ky., Is here this Week vslg ',_!..«: *'»' her aunt; Mrs; Maud Shelby, 49 Attend Coniiiy .Host Canij) Staged Thursday, Friday The ID members of home demonstration, clubs In Mississippi county, who attended' Ihc two day rest camp Thursday' and Friday at Walker park, nimble (o leave tlielr homes overnight, were there during the day. Using the camping plan, Miss Cora Lee Coleman. county home demonstration agent, directed the affair which wns a combination of rest, fun and 'club work The members ' were from clubs throughout the county with those from Pali-view coming the farthest distance. Husbands of members were guests yesterday for a picnic and party. - During' 'the' 'd'ny grimes' 'were Played under the supervision of Miss Clarice Little, county recreational director, Ihe members were guests nt the •swimming , TOO] and some sewed while recipes were exchanged and club work discussed,, The women slept under the stars, each tnkijiL' her equipment. The exhibition building was used for storage of the commodities. •-Yesterday, a meeting O f the county council. was held, presided over by-the president Mrs Jerry White., At, that time the 'county fair was discussed and courtesy [evolutions adopted. The quota of 43 members are Planning to go to Camp Pike Ark, -for the fifth annual 'state rest camp September 1-4 Shaving Ban Enforced By 'Kangaroo Court' EVANSTON, Wyo. (UP) _ Mft]c citizens of this town who "mall- c.ously Ignore" a city council request, to grow whiskers foi -\ cowboys' day celebration are mos ecutcd In a special "Kangaroo Girls Fill Grim Roles In Spain The first two animated cartoons ever produced were McCay's "Gei- Ije. the ••Dinosaur," and Braj b Colonel Heeza Linr.v stead of shelling pens, they shell the ene m v""nr""" ""' ", calUMn lhcy * ant . nllc<1 <° overflowing In- nej shell the enemy. Of an Hg e.(o be („ Ule ballroom, the> inslend are m m • • • Uie dance of death. Mussolini's War Birds PoiseTtoPounce Derides Charge of Dope Running lii'Ky&f^-Tiff*, ' ft ~ ' ! v- 1^%,^*-',- «• - * ' ^i" P^ISJJsBS^W'. * ' i .H*^," "<?*•% jF^" •'<-.>£ '** ^v K^ 1 »-*~-a. 1**15. 1 tf ^> •"", '"« fc-,'^ ^- "- ' -'• ' ~* ™,>r-*- Sconing at federal charges that the is a member of an intcrna- Jional smuggling ring, Maria wendt, Dutch-Chinese girl Whose molhcr was a wife of a Tibetan official, declares that the. $100,000 worth of narcotics said to have been found in her trunk was "planted" there. She is »hown under arrest in Los Angeles after she once had escaped V- S. officers and made her way '' JA-N^rVork l>y plane; V I-'anu Co-ops Thrive HARRISBURO. Pa. (UP)-Re- flccling a gradual, healthy growth, farm co-operallves In Pennsylvania did a tolal business of $34- OC5.663 In 1935, a gain of $13,025 over the 1934 business, according to Agriculture Secretary j. Hansell French. Ilirlluliiys Come In Pairs MARTINS FERRY, O. (UP) — Ntoncy Davis and Jimmy Hadsell celebrated Iheir lllli birthdays on Ihe same day. Their mothers observed birthdays on the same day, exactly oiie month earlier. Fruit Jars xjscd Since 1856 N'ORWALK, O. <UP)-A fmtt jar purchased in 1856 and now owned by Mrs. R. E. Lulls has been filled with fruit each year since that time and is still unbroken. Cyclist Spans Conllncnt COIJVALLIS. Ore. (UP)-Gco Grossgebauer, 23, of Wllllamsport, Pa., did his "daily dozen" in a wholesale fashion by bicycling to Corvallts, a distance of 4,200 miles. It took him 39 days at an average speed of no wiles a day, Lloyd's, of London, starled out as an association for merchants who wished to protect ships and cargoes at sea. x • CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank members of the BJytheville hospital slaff and other friends for the many courtesies, expressions of sympathy and kind acts extended during the Illness and death of our father, E. Casey, and the illness of our mother, Mrs. E. Casey. Miss Vallle Casey, Mr. and Mrs. V. B. Casey Mr. rind Mrs; R J«. C«s«y,

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