The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 20, 1940 · Page 6
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.PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS They Didn't Want To Miss The Boat YET PDS1 .(Continued from Page 1) appropriations in the amount necessary to get fanners a completely satisfactory income." The certificate plan \vould involve payinent by manufacturers 'of a per-pound tax on cotton processed for ' domestic consumption. The. tax;\yould be paid direct to ' the 'farm "through' the purchase of certificates "which would be given to the producers" in proportion to 'their; production of cotton, he explained. "The processors, or.most of them anyhow, have always opposed the tori/ on cotton," Mr, Wickard said. "I know that the tax is bothersome, as is any other tax, although' ihe processors do not, pay the levy then\selves but pass ic back to the consumer." "In the end." he added,'"we may find' .ourselves taking a combination of the alternatives I have outlined. What fanners ask of a program is that it works and get results." -Mr. Wickard said he believes the majority of cotton fanners agree that cotto'n programs have been successful,, pointing out that the price of cotton and the income from cotton have been kept far above the 1932 levels. With 80 per cent of the cotton spindles of the world locked up by the war, Mr. Wickard said "redirection "of some phases of the cotton program - may .be. necessary . to preserve the ' principles,." R. C. Branch, chairman of the state AAA Committee*- and J. B. Daniels, state AAA administrative officer, apueared on the morning program. They discussed the cotton marketing ouota rcfr-rendum" to be held December 7, and the AAA ••program,in, general. New York Cotton T>C. Jan. May July Oct. Prev. Cmen Hish Low Close Clcse ]f)22 Jf)22 -1001 ; 1005-71020 1014 1014 998-998 1014 1(W. in?3 IGOl' 1005-71020 1014' 1014 993 999 1014 1000 1000 978, 984 997 965 965 939 945 954 New Orleans Cotton •Dec. Jan.- Mar. May * JuJJ-' Oct. ;Prev, Open High Low Close Close 109.7 1027 1010 1014 1024 998 1018 998 1004 1020 1025 1026 1004 -^013 1Q25 1017 1018 996 -^1005 1016 1005 "1005 982 ' 989 '100:5 •'969 " '969 944 950 968 Chicago Wheat "Open High Low Close Dec'. 881-2 881-2 86 3-4 87 -1-8 May- 87 3-4 87 7-8 85 7-8 8G 3-8 Chicago Corn Open High Low Close £ec. 65 65 63 1-4 63 3-8 May G4 3-4 64 7-8 63 1-8 G3 1-4 Stock Prices A T & TV. ;... 165 Am Tobacco 70 Anaconda Copper .... 26 Beth Steel "35 Chrysler .. 78 Cities Servic-< 5 Coca Cola 103 General Electric .... 33 General Motors . . 49 Int' Harvester ; 55 •Montgomery Ward ... . 37 N Y Central ; M North Am" Aviation ...... 17 Packard .. 3 Phillips 38 Radio ........:. 5 Republic steel 22 Sccony Vacuum '..... 9 -Studebaker .. 8 Standard Oil N J 35 Texas Corp 38 U- S Steel 68 1-2 1-2 5-8 1-4 1-8 1-4 7-8 5-8 1-2 3-4 1-2 3-4 1-f 1-2 1-8 Governor May Get Pittman's Seat Kiwanians §ee, Hear About Hotel Business WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, The ,«,™., W mpo oi me m me Orient speeds up and ncksha boys move on the double as Amento wind up then- affairs and leave the o r i en L following advice from the U. S State Department. Above, Americans hurry past sandbagged Wong Kong store before catching- one 'of three Jiners which brought .them home from war-threatened British Crown Colony. Blytheville Kiwanians heard. Jessee ^stitt, manager of the local Hotel Noble, explain development of the hotel from the old inn to the. modern hotel and then were led on an inspection of the Noble's "behind the scenes" activity after today's luncheon meeting. The Kiwanians were shown through the frozen food lockers, the recently remodeled and renovated kitchen and the laundry of the hotel. •'.... Mr. Stitt declared that expenditures per dollar of income by Crawford Noble, general manager of ihe Noble Hotels s here and at Jonesboro, ranked at the top for hotels throughout the''country;.'He said modernisation and •• maintenance work at the hotels was under way constantly. Menu cards prepared by Mr. Noble have accorded wide publicity to Blytheville and the hotel, Mr. Stitt stated. . The Kiwanians voted 'to hold a joint meeting with the =Lions and Hotarians next Wednesday. May Be Japanese Envoy to U. S. Italians' Unhappy Landing Band Prefers Game To Memphis Parade Although invited to take part in the Christmas parade in Memphis Friday night,. the local band has decided to remain here to play for the Benton-Biytheville football game. In making the announcement. Charles G. Morehead, director, said that the band students : ^feH they should stay here and.-support the team in its efforts toward the championship of the, state. The band participated" in the I parade last year. Colie Stoltz issued the invitation again. A cake will not sink during baking if a pint of water is placed in a vessel at the back of the oven. && In their first all-Italiim foray against England, n Duce's air force met disaster at the eager hands of R. A. P. defenders. A formation of Caproni bombers and Fiat fighters raided a convoy in the Thames Estimry. British report that in 15-minute battle, seven Italian bombers and six fighters .were downed. Above, a British ' otncer looks over one of the wrecked Caproni planes Ironically, the war ended on Armistice Day for the Italian flyer center, pictured arriving at a London railroad station. Among first of II Duce's airmen captured in England. h e was taken when me R. A F. made its first bag of Italian planes, smashing a formation of their World War Allies that raided a convoy in the Thames Estuary. Read Courier News wane ads. Rich Mellow Fragrant Kentucky Straight Bourbon UNITED LIQUOR,'- Wholesalers .Distributor.*; Little Hock. Furl Smith COMPLETE LINE OF OFFICE SUPPLIES - Call 16 DELTA > OFFICE SUPPLY - R.R. and Ash Sts. COAL High Grade—Low Price Farmer's Gin & Exchange Co. Phone 325 I C'olouei Is 3 Years Old WEST PALM: BEACH, pia. <UP> —Youngest member on the staff of Gov. .Fred p. Cone of • Florida is Lieut.-Col. Lida Pearl Eateman, 3, whose regulation uniform includes everything but a saber. She has the saber but can't wear it — it's bigger than she is. Admiral Kachisaburo Nomura, above, is reported to have been named Japanese Ambassador to the' United States. A former Foreign Minister of Japan, he v/as at one time naval attache ' at Washington. When green soggies are placed j over their . eyes, chameleons turn green. The foundation of the center pier of the San, Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is 220 feet below sea •level. Jndigoi buntings are sparrows. Throat Cancer Fatal To Charles S. Hooper Charles S. Hooper, farmer Jiving a short distance over the Missouri hue, died this morning at'Blythe- ville Hospital less than an hour after he had been admitted. He was 55. Ill of a throat cancer, he underwent an operation in September at a .St. Louis hospital and had been unimproved since that time. His condition became critical a short time before he was removed to the hospital. Funeral rites will be held Thursday afternoon, 2 o'clock, at Holt Funeral Home with, burial in Number Eight cemetery. He i s survived by "his wife, Mrs. Maude Hooper; six sons, Bevey; Virgil Philip, H< R JameSf w c> anclJTrumann, and four daughters, Virgie, Lucile, Patsy Ruth and Mrs I vie Smith. Left-handed fountain pens are manufactured for the use of left- handed writers. The pen point is cub obliquely. .Cierk Succeeds ST. LOUIS (Upyi-Anry <X E wards, a clerk for 11 years in U western district of Missouri ai recently appointed an assistant I S. attorney, is the first woman % hold such a 1 position in this cli; trict. She was admitted to U bar three years ago after studyin law in night school for .sever years. I— PRESCRIPTIONS— Saf« - * Accurate Tour Prescription bnjfgfet I Fowler Drug Co. I Main ft fin* ? Pfa*a« Pish do not drink. FOR SALE New 1941 Chevrolet >/ 2 Ton Pickup Driven only 80 miles. A-l cl condition. Will sacrifice ' for quick sale. Hardaway Appliance Co. 20G \V. Main Phone 233 WHY PAY MORE? 1.—Short terms considered as cash. 2.—Everything:, everyday, the best for as LESS. 3.—Largest variety in town—Meats—PouItry-^Groceries, 4.—Prompt delivery town or country—No long- waiting 5.—Quality unexcelled—Never undersold any day. All These & More at the One & Only RITE PRICE GRO. & MKT. 111-113 E. Main in Blytheville hi Phone 22-1 Canadians Give Field Glasses VANCOUVER, B. C. (UP) — At least some Canadian soldiers \vill be equipped with German-made military field glasses when they take the field against the Nazis. Following a government appeal for binoculars to be used by Canadian soldiers now being recruited, many sets of glasses have been sent to the Ordnance Depot here. Sealing -wax" is made of shellac and contains no wax. Freshest Stock • , Guaranteed Best Prices Kirby Drug Stores Governor E. P, Carville of Nevada,^ abovei, is among those prominently mentioned as a possible successor to the late Senator Key Pittman's seat In the recent, election, Senator Pittman had been re-elected for another six-year term. Expert Radio Service Home and Auto Radios All Work Guaranteed Phone 676 Montgomery Ward ; ~~ Wert Optometrist 'HE MAKES 'EM SEE" Om JM bMMx> gton Phone 540 Suite Of Offices For Rent We now have ^available a five-room suite of offices located over the First National Bank, suitable for physicians, lawyers or other professional uses. These offices would also be particularly well adapted to the needs of a company or corporation requiring spacious well-hVhtcri quarters. These offices are newly decorated and in excellent condition. 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