The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 17, 1947 · Page 13
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THURSDAY, JULY 17, 19'7. as c. U. Gathings Urges Aid for Farmers Arkansan Favors Large Appropriation For Agri Agencies WASHINGTON, July 17. — Tlic proposed cut In hinds for tlic A- ciillural program was labeled "false economy" by Rep. B. GaLlilngs when lie sjioke to the S- House- of Representatives, urging Increased appropriations. "It is a false economy lo ellmlii- alc farm projects which have laken many years lo build up," lie told Hie House. "Tlic Agricultural Appropriations Bill would shave $25,009,000 from the rural Elcj-tritlca- tion Administration, would cut tlie funds necessary for soil conscrvii- ticii and eliminate furtlicr money for soil building vertices and su-1 conservation iinyincnt. as well 'is knock oul the price support program." This slash !n nc> [cultural appropriations would "eliminate the most Important yains the farmer li.ie made since the Democrats canu to power," he said. "Tax reduction ond government economy should go hand in hand, but such a measure as the drastic slashing of ni;ricullurnl a]>prop:-l;i- lions is misplaced economy," Mr. Gainings pointed out. Speaking; in favor of the income lax reduction bill. Mr. Gnthinijs predicted that it would "prove a stimulant to business and an in' ccntive to the ]-.eoplc of America. Private enterprise cannot long sii-- vl ve under a system of prohibitive tax rates. This bil! will five t'i^ taxpayer needed relief from (hi.-, burden." He urged the par^nge of tlic l.ili now to insure the big voluwc ot business which he said the Nation needs for prosperity. "The psyj >o- logieal effect on business and the Individual tax paymp citizen woL-'d inspire confidence and au^au'iu the initiative of our people." House That Westinghouse Built Electrical Marvel 60 Years Ago BLYTHUVIULE (AUK.) COUKIEK NEWS Two Ways of .Making a Hit LENOX. Mass. (UP) — Sixty years ago George Westingliouse fashioned a fantastic residence which provided residents of the Berkshire Hills with a World's Fair of Ihelr own. After a farmer had drawn enough water wrom his well and trimmed the kerosene lamps, 115 could wander over to the liotn? that Westinghouse built and se> blazing lights and splashing fountains, all powered by electricity. Few even had heard of electricity in 18S7 when the inventor built a manor, called Erskinc Park ai'ier his wife's innidcn njune. Fewer still realized that the house wasn't a freak, but n forerunner of things to come. Westinsliouses home and outbuildings were illuminated by l.wji light, bulbs, but there were no wires to mar the landscape. He had beaten the gnu by many years and installed underground conduits instead of overhead 'Wires. Inilirrct l.i(;tiiln E There was no glare in the house either, for at the suggestion of Ills wife, tlic lights were concealed iu the mr.'ldinKs where lite walls and ceilings joined - thus giving Erskine Pork Ihc first indirect, Trio ot Lav,' Officers Swamps Fast Driver BEAUMONT. Tex. UJJ'I -A Rrsu- mont motorist round that law -MI- forcement authorities have n way of "ganging up" on violators. A motorist, following a spec:!!!! 1 ; ambulance, was joined in Die cluijc by motorcycle ofliccr E. V. Haggard. Then a police scout car. .sonshm something wrong, followed. A highway patrol car brought up Ihe rear. Tlic motorist didn't have a chance with that triumvirate. The noise sounded something 'ike a blitxkreig. The motorrsi- finally was overhauled and lined *30 for doing 68 miles per hour fn the city. Electric street lights were still thing unknown, ljul a battery of bulbs backed by reflectors Illuminated the Westinghoiis tennis court. Electric pumps' drew water from nearby Laurel Lake and poured it from fountains into elaborate, artificial brooks which criss-crossed the 200-acre estate. The entire set-up was powered by tlie world's first private plant generating 2,200 volts of alternating current. The power plant, now abandoned, .still stands, but the only remnants of the Westinghouse estate lie nearby in the fields. They arc huge solid marble bathtubs — so large that Mrs. Westlne- liousc used a small stepladder to climb into them. They lie in the I field, forming troughs for cows to drink from. Sinking Oil Wells In Gulf of Mexico Ticklish Business HOUSTON, Tex. (UP)—Oil men, probing the waters of the Gulf ol Mexico in the never-ending hunt for precious crude, arc finding out that the ticklish task requires them to be seafaring men as well as expert oil drillers. Ordinary oil field operation Is beset wllh plenty of dlfliculties. disappointments and failure, lint the seagoing variety exceeds anything In the way of knotty pro'j- lems. As soon ss a driller sels out from shore with his cumbersome eciulp- mcnlj the War Department 'enters the picture, since the erection of derricks in navigable waters must have army approval. Then the Maritime Commission makes a cheek l on the seagoing commission requires, licensed radio craft used to serve oil drillers. The operators to be aboard such boats plying back mid forth' between the shore and drilling site on the water. Farther From Shore ' If tile over-water drilling occurs in the vicinity of shipping limes, to Install the proper lights and the oil operators may be required fog horns on the rigging to lire- vent collisions. Oil wells have dotted shorelines of the United States for years, but now the search for black gold is moving still further away from shore. One well is -producing 10 miles out in the Gulf of'Mexico and one Is now under construction 29 miles out. The cost of such drilling is enormous. It may cost as much ns $500.000 to rig up an oil derrick far out .from:shore. A. single wave may shear off casing niKl wreck the costly project. The marksmanship of these two Russian soldiers mlplil be cooil enough lo win a prize al this shootinj! c.'illeiy in „„ amusement park behind the iron curtain in Halle, Germany. Itni the former enemies don I r;ecm lo make n hi! with the German allciulnnl, who watches (hem wilh ii suspicious eye. Ills co-worker at left however finds something else in the distance to interest tier ' by Ic-.-al nr,ii;if;pinrnt, Wils-m wiittJbs nffi'clcd Kcni'ial engine divisions will not, offs i PAGE 11HKTEEN week Plan Your Own TfEMPER Kitchen with... J\,ITCHEN UNI when an aged Negro slopprcl uu lo my car and said, 'Mister Ciirdin.il, we sine are i;l,id to have you b.ick liomi!.' 'that was one of the finest tributes ever paid me." 'Read Courier News Want Ads. Boy Sentenced to Mow Lawns in Snake Case COLUMBUS. O., IUP) — Mrs. . Frank Hangert will have her lawn mowed all this summer by a not- too-willing young man of 13 years. Mrs. Banggert complained to Juvenile authorities that she had | to call police to remove a 17-inch garter snake from her home. Suid snake had entered the residence via the front door mail slot, wi'.h the assistance of the 13-year-oM who had been denied the right to string a toy telephone line across Mrs. Bangert's property. Complainant, boy and parent appeared in juvenile court .mil agreed that the punishment was just. TASTY 5umm ( &*# Bet**,. WHEN YOU USE MAYROSE READY-SERVE MEATS F OR casy-to-prcparc, whole some summer meals that spur your family's appetite, offer them Ready-Serve meats from the spotless M ay rose kitchens! Ask for MAYROSE Brand Ready-Serve Meats at your favorite meac dealers! READY-SERVE MEATS ST. IOU I S PACKING COMPANY Passenger cars can orditmrly stop in 22 feet from a spec:! of 20 miles an hour, but trailer trucks need A t.ri-vixiim lens for l'!:iTC-<Ui>i- cnsiunl photography has been porfeclcrt mid delivered io the U. B. Navy for trial. A b'rulu-rr.s'Klrttil po'.-iio. able to defy the I minus disease lh.it ruins millions of bushii's yearly, has bern produced by croKslni; cultivated potatoes wllh <i .wild speck's from South America. Mr. Cardinal' Cherishes Negro's Tribute NASHVILLE, Tenn., (UP) —Samel Cardinal strilch. native o 1 Nashville, was nskcd to recall his ondcst memory. This is what li» ;iid: "U|xm my return from the ccrn- lony in which I was elevated to ic college of Cardinals, I was •aveling down a Chicago stroct BIG BINGO! Thursday Night, July 17th GALAXY OF PRIZES (Including Dressed Cldrkrn) American Legion Hut 8:00 p.m. Admission 50c Sponsored liy Ladies ,of Catholic (,'hurc-li At JZautek Go&t— Kemp&i PackcUfcd Kitchett provltlo a completely finished and painted one piece cabinet baua wiih work lop, splash back and sink with fittings, delivered lo you in ono package. Wall cabinets are packed separately. Both bases and wall cabinets aro easily Installed. One o! our standard units will fit your piano and make II possible for you lo have a CUSTOM BUILT KITCHEN without the expense of custom built plannIng._EIghi sliaa from 3 ] / 2 ft. lo 8 ft. In length. Your G.F. Store in Bfyfhoviffe BARD & HOKE Trend of the Family ---™--Jfc^^*-- • ..- </ .. ONLY BUICK HAS ALL THESE There's Pop — and Mom — and tlic kids — somehow nil of them have to get together on which car it will be for; the family. Well, if you go I>y the pollsters, there's no problem. One poll nskcc! the youngsters who arc old enough to have fixed opinions which! car they preferred. It was Buick —head and shoulders, I Another went (o the ladies, guardians, of the family pockclhook. And running way ahead of other cars at its price — staging a nip-and-tuck bailie for second with' one of llie "lowest-priced three"-was this Utiiclc licauly, trim and fresh and gay as a Paris bonnet, new as tomorrow in looks and line. '. **l«Ti .•-•••"'• •'' As for the men — o ' '\ : '• ' Is a poll necessary to show how men go for the lift and swing of eight great 1'ireball cylinders? Do you have to ask (o find out that they prefer n car big and steady anil sure- fooled on any road as this liuick is? Is there any man who wouldn't ratlicr have the smoothness of four gen lie coil springs, the quick, deep-throated an- swer of this star performer to his treadle-foot, the sense of perfect mastery of I wo generous Ions (hat are ever; "obediently yours"? The answer's writ ten on the order books of liuick dealers from coast lo coast: This is America's most wanted automobile. This is the one the whole family goes for — on slylc, on six.c, on room, on power, on performance — so why not join the trend?. We'll take your order any time you say - and give it equal consideration whether or nol you have a ear lo trade. * AIRFOIL F£NDERS * FIRtBAU POWER * ACCUKIJE CYUHDER BORING * SILENT ZONE BODY MOUNTINGS •Ar FUTEWCIGHJ PISTONS •k BUICOIL SPRINGING * FULL-LENGTH TORQUE-TUBE * PCRMI-FIRM STEERING if BROADRM WHEELS * STEPON PARKING BRAKE if DEEPFLfX SCAT CUSHIONS •k CURL-AROUND BUMPERS if NINE SMART MODELS * BODY BY FISHIR • Tuno in HCURY I. TAYtOfi, Wuluol Noltvort, Wonrfoyt onrf FriJayi Walnut- and Broadway Telephone 555 When better automobiles are built BUICK will build them

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