The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 4, 1949 · Page 29
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 29

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 4, 1949
Page 29
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' TOtSPAY/OCTOBER 4 Farmers Turning ToMechanization Implement- Dealers' Business Growing In Blythevillt Area • With Blylheville practically •. the heart of the world's greatest cotton '.producing county. It Isn't at all , startling to find around one-dozen modern farm implement companies located In or adjoining, the city. More and more, the farmer of Mississippi County Is looking to his implement dealer to help him produce a better crop, faster and at less cost. ' The delta farmer, once the leasl ^progressive and characterized by a •"lie and molcboard plow, 1n recent ^ears has been quick to grasp the importance of agricultural mechanization. Daily, more cotton farmers are realizing the necessity of producing cheaper cotton; cotton which can compete with cheap synthetics and foreign 'grown cotton. The farmers are also ahxEous to reach dollar-poor- Europeans who needing cotton, still can't afford the superior, but more expensive, pro duct of the United States. Mechanization Cuts Cosls Most planters In this area are and have been for years, lookini - to 'mechanization of planting am farming .processes as the ansve to better distribution of the cro which, is so 'Ideally suited for th Mississippi County: delta land. ' To meet, this need. Implemcn manufacturers have loosed a lai'g - variety of machines designed to ai in more expedient farm productioi In this area, implement dealer . have found the farmer more -an more receptive to the niechaniza tion Idea. ^ ' '• . In the Blytheville "implemen stores, many of which are house in attractive buildings construct* in'the past few years, heavy, equip ment which would have seeitie revolutionary to the delta farn« 10 or 12 years ago is found on th floors or Ijts. Mechanical Choppers Used Mechanical cotton choppers an flame cultivators have nroved 1 sriany Instances valuable in cuttit: own on the expensive hand hoeir of crops. Light, powerful tractors R available and have been found us ful by both the large .'arid sma farmer. Demand for large machln has been high, also. The advent of the soybean as . prominent crop In this area h further expanded the need fur far : machinery' hitherto scarce in Mi sisslppl County. Farmers have found the post-w combines easier to handle and a .necessity in the harvesting of llleir ' beans. -~ - _'.'•' Add to this list new Innovations In -sweeps, mowers, and harrows and the new - mechanical cotton • pickers, many of which are in use today, and the importance the local implement dealer assumes in the county's economy is readily evident. •odd Shop Started 'For Fun'; s Now Mecca for Gourmets I1SSES HOWAR1H AND SNVDKR," plus water chestnuts, pumpkin seeds and 60 kinds of cheesei, make * successful business. By NKA Service MADISON, Wis. — (NBA) — The plrlt of Horatio Alger, if it finds :s way to Madison, will'be happy. t will find two little ladles who ought a food specialty shop "Just or fun," and, through hard work, iirned It Into a mecca for gourmets all over the world. Miss Margaret Snydcr, a former music supervisor In local schools, md Miss Norma Howarth, _who 'sod to work in a real estate office. ived together on a century-old 'arm and dreamed of running their own business some day. When they spotted an advertisement for a food pecialty shop in the business opportunities columns of a newspaper, the "some day" had come. They moved, in 10 days, later, and immediately set to- work' on « >.m. to 9 p.m. workday, transforming the shop into a picturesque show place. Tiny shelves set-around the tiny shop are framed by gay wallpaper. But It is what the Miss'i Bnyder. and .Howarth have set on those shelves that excites the food- lovers'who visit, or write in.. There are~ spectacular Italian an- ttpastos, -fragrant Chinese water chestnuts, caviar from Russia, pumpkin seeds from Mexico, anchovies from Portugal, 60 kinds Of native Wisconsin cheeses, exotic teas from Ceylon, herbs and spices. spiced pickles hi wine, homemade candy, Imported herring from Scot and, chutney, -nd curry powder from India, and cheeses with name, like carvl and cavil and kumlnos and jetost from Norway and green sage from Switzerland and rou£i de nolr from France. Although the women admitted!' were Inexperienced In -selling, .the' have done well. Mall orders com from as far away as Europe, Alaska and South America, "So many people seemed shocked that we wore willing to take such a risk," smile; Miss Howarth. "We have no background for the work. But I've always said you need just three things to succeed: faith In Ood. faith In yourself, and the willingness to work hard.'' ' PAGE THIRTEEN S c h o o IE x pa nsion Plans Take Form; Education in Blylheville was the' foca! point of many projects this year,, with live results culminating in plans for a-new high school, which got the sanction of the general public when they voted to back a 450,000 bond issue at the annual school election, September 27.' The building project grew from Russian Skirts Longer • MOSCOW <AP> —Folk motifs and a longer skirt are features of the new Soviet -styles. Adaptations of ancient Russian handwork from the various republics .:br~.the country are features— particularly on blouses—In the new styles. They'make colorful and neat decorations, most of them being in red and white. While nothing like the ."New Look", skirts are longer this season. : study of the Blytheville schools' physical plants last year, when the need for educational improvements was listed as first requirement following the community development clink's. Chamber of Commerce education committee members started surveys Immediately and .the" Blytheville school board,: and - the • Citizen's School Committee Joined efforts to find what the people wanted, and what the educational systems needed. .'-.,. New School Provided for Negroes I Along with the new high school plans, \vhlch followed on the heel? of the construction of Negio High School and the building of an annex to Lange School, plans for the improvement,'were inftde in practically every school In the 16 Included In the Blytheville School System. The history of the new high school dales back to the acquisition of Uie sllc last year, .opposite the Ben While residence at 535 North 10th Street. .. The' bond Issue also covers the $SO.OCO estimated to furnish the new high school and. tl 10,000 for a gym nasium and vocational 'training facilities for the negro school. The new p high -school is needed lo. accommodate the large- number of students here, a'nd the reorganization which brought additional stu- d'enU to the system'.. . . many of which will attend high school Blytheviile. •.'.- , .; To Contain 1«' Cluaioaoui The' proposed one-story structure will house 18 modern class rooms a library which will serve as a study hall, a cafeteria and kitchen, 11)00- seating capacity auditorium with a balcony to accommodate >n tddl- lonal 300. offices, music »nd little heater rooms. The plans have been drawn by U. 8. Branson, architect, *nd the ire-proof building would accom- nodate aproxtmately , 800 : senior, lunlor and sophomore students. Bl- alerlal lighting, built-in - lockers,, grouping o! classrooms, with' walls to be of title and concrete 'loors covered with asphalt tile, are some of: the main features of the proposed building. The location site Is an 18-acre plot, allowing plenty of room for the 240-foot auditorium, and 158 feet for the'entire .building length. A 3Q-mill tax has been levied to finance the Increased school expenditures,.but; this new levy Is only two mills, more than has been collected, during the past two years, because of the 10-mill voluntary lux which 1 , supplemented, the '.It-mill levy. In reality the .taxpayers are paying'less due to the' fact that the 65 mill state ad valorem tax has been abolished by the stale legislature. : .'. ' The Blylheville School syslem, with a /acuity of approximately 125 opened the 1949-50 term with a total enrollment 2930, the largest In the school's history. Many Grocers Operate in City Wholesalers Serve Area From Joiner To Portageville, Mo. If you live within the city of Blytheville, chances are 'you can't travel very fur from your doorstep without passing a grocery store. Blyiheville's more than 75 grocery stores have been placed wherever the town 1ms grown. The grocers whose stores are located downtown have kept pace, of the city's expansion by modernizing their stores to give belter service. The modernization and enlarging process has been common, however, to most of Blytheville's grocery stores. The accent .has been on faster and belter service and the past few years have seen Innovations In grocery equipment which' are far superior to pre-war facilities. Tlie rise of frozen foods as R good sclier was be recognized by local grocers. All of the larger stores have made fro/en foods available to their customers and many others have plans to Install the service.. . Other features of the new, and modernized grocery .stores within the city Include clean, well-lighted shopping; space" and checking stands capable of handling large numbers of customers efficiently during peak hours. To supply Uils. quantity of stores, Blylhevlll* h«« nearly a dozen wholesale groceu who serve stores not only In the city but also In other portions of Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. Most of the loca! wholesalers sell their goods as far north as Por- tagevllle, Mo.,*and range southward to Joiner. Cou'ntlei served include Mississippi in Arkansas and Dunk- lln and Pemlscot In Missouri. The humble stogie derives Its name from the'fact that It wa.s the favorite .smoke of the men who drove the famed Conesloga wagons having their origin among the Dutch farmers of the conestoga valley, Lancaster,- County Pennsylvania. . Unlucky Burglary (Sett Caught While Early Bird Flees With all the Loot OKLAHOMA CITY. [/D—A twen- ly-six-year-old, .second story man moancd : to ; detectives today ^that he is the most unlucky burglar In the world. Detective Bert Olbbens. who picked up the man 00 uwtiMr count, said the burglar gave him thin story: ...,.•> He cased a drive r ln restaurant last night arid then 'started to pry open a window.- Suddenly, he wa« startled by a noise and sneaked around to the other side to look in. There was a burglar already Inside breaking open the juke box. length o! string before fettling down to the half hour ride from the city. Do You Suffer Distress From 'PBVOOI6' which makes you so nervous several days before? Do female functional monthly all- tnenla make'you sutler painful distress, mnk« you let! so nervous. ft) alrangely rent less, tired end weak—tit 'such times (or a few 'dAya Jiiat before your period)? The 11 RlarL Inking liydla K.PInk- hain's Vegetable Compound to relieve, such symptoms, No other medlcln* of this type lor worn on 1ms such R Ions record of BUCCWW, rinkha m's compound uot only relieves this monthly pain but also lire-period nervous tension and crow. Irritable emotions— of this n&ttirc. H hna such n comforting n pi (spasmodic notion or. ' forting one of , ico man's most important organs, use helps miLId up sis ance against such female , Truly the woman's frfendt ^ k NO III. Or ,n» n.»y i»r*l,r ^3k !•>•"• fc.'j TAHUK75 > ^ wll^ ..U,,l Iran. LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S Vegetable Compound ^ Daily Railroad Tie-Up PORT WASHINGTON (AP>—Not forgetting packages has to b« developed to a fine art by the successful commuter. Alter several sad experiences with his brief case, one regular on the 5:55 has made a habit of linking it lo his coat with n Wedding Ring Recovered After Lapse of 40 Years HOLLTS, Okla. (X*)— Mrs. George Thomas Motley got back her wedding yesterday, IjuL now she wants to know how it could have lain undisclosed on a Hollss street for 40 ^^She lost the ring a few years after her marriage in 1896. The other day, this want ad appeared in a local newspaper: "Found, on the streets of Hollls. wide band gold ring with the Inl Mais G. T. 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