The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 13, 1937 · Page 3
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SATURDAY, NOVKMBKK BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COUUIBH NEWS lucks Provide Million Dollar Air Industry Now Born Birds . Go To Countries Where Fryers Art; Pouch I!y N'KA Service 'nnOWNSVH'LE, TC-V.. Nov. Ifl - -Ynnkte inynit'jlv ;ijv1 enienr'i.y la*e er( j itt''<' "ri'ii of Him ulr" :i' (iiHi-fly new cxpnn bo.sim'ss thu> );<l<!.s in the ininioii--|r)<hr das' It is the f.liiunlii". of h::hv chick' by air In Gemini mwi South Amor- l(:a. and Ilic j-lory- ol hnw in.OilO liwping little yellow fuz/.-ball; happen to be riding l!ic airway." .southward every wu;k is .prunl llml there is si ill a limtifiti sid< lo commerce mid foreign Iradr, II all .started like this: hack in 1WJ when Pan-American Airways firsl opened service (town Ulrouyl: Central Amerio.1. one of tlr.' line': rej)i p.siriilativfs ordered thicken which i.s a .sluplc of food throughout the counlrie.s lo the .southward. Crossed WUh I-'i&hlers It was lougli ami terrible. So he beijan Inquiring. He fount! that South American chickens were pretty hud. tough to eat. hard tc raise, 'wor ti.s egg producers. He found further that the first chickens were brought to South America -100 ye.ii-s ano by the Snan- Ish and Portuguese colonists. But they were crossed with Kamecocfcs brought over subsequently for the national sport ol cockflyhling. and when later on in the course of political disturbance it became impossible to import new birds, the local poultry stocks declined in quality and number. Egys were few' and "poor. Fryer* were tough. Import of hatching eggs took too long; import of full- grown chickens was so much trou- ble'that it wao too costly to be practical. South American poultry stocks were going from bad to worse. When the Pan-American inai: returned to the United States with the taste of tougn chicker still in his thront and the memory of the situation vivid in his mind, he started to do something about- it. Ho interested a poultry- man here in the prospect of shipping eggs by air. Hi the fall of 1929 the first American shipment of liatchinr eggs left by air express for Guatemala. Only, two eggs out of were 'broken. The Gautemalan dealer received. ; lhem ; fresh; 'ha.tch- e;l tlieliv''a7Vd" raised 'f, successful crop of chickens that were head and shoulders above the local varieties. Then another brilliant inspiration came. Baby chicks actuallj weigh only about half as much ar the eggs from which they arc hatched. So the shipper and the air line worked out a "cHick hotel." a corrugated cardboard bof fitted with removable floor, water and feed trays, light and air vents. Soon thousands of babj chicks were moving down the airways southward, and arriving without a casualty. TViey seemed to like flying. Taken Out for a Stretch Chirping lustily, they were stored in special compartments in the tails of the big airliners, taken out at night for a stretch, changt of water and feed, to resume the journey next day. Tint the final refinement was yet to .come. New-hatched bab; chicks (Jo not eat for 12 hours Thus, one shipper reasoned, if he could time his hatching and his shipping property, weight couie he still further reduced. A nca "Baby Chick Flying Apartment 'House" was designed of reinforced cardboard, with replacablc floors light and air vents. 25 chicks tc n "room." Shipments, rendered cheaper by this reduction in weight, began to increase. AH the way down tc Rio de Janeiro. 6000 moles south of Miami, went the cheeping little- yellow balls. Others did the 5000- mile stretch to Lima, Peru, and through the Caribbean i:!!andp. To the South American coast went the American clucks, cheeping cheerily and fully enjoying the ride. Must T!c Born on Time Special nicks are now built info the Clipper ships to hold them, nnrt they arc "serviced" at slops just like the rest of the ship ami the other passengers. Now shipments arc not accepted if chicks are more than 12 hours old, each batch being certified as "born such and such an hour on such and such a date." So great is the demand that shipments are now made on a basis of "space available" rather than on orders. Standing reservations are made for regular shippers, and one Puerto Rico poultry farm has GOO chicks going to him on every Clipper departure from Miami. Practically every Caribbean country now has adopted American chickens as standard poultry stock, and at Maracalbo a single firm • advertises "500 fresh-laid American eggs every day." As the stocks begin to flourish locally, intrastatc shipments are beginning to add to the traffic. And today 10,000 cheeping, chirping little passengers leave the United States every week for points south, half a million this year, an all-time record. CAGE THEKB j slaughter cut Hi' probably will «m- ; Dime iionr IM-CSCII! levels." j '1'lir- dls])osilton ol fiii-mm to In- j crease cuttle fi-cdliiji probably will lessen the usual M-iisoiial decline Mil (irli-cs tif.iho lower Armies this lull mid iiicmtsi. the supply of (lie boiler oriiili's of jjrnlii-M entile In 19:tH, the departmnit Mild. This year's unusually In rue crop "iwlwt tmviu-d HII> Iji-t-jimiiiK "I 1111 Itu-rc'uM- In lion production tin- next, year," Hit- iU>i).-trlim'iit Mild, llow- [\Jo( : ovn '- ' m ''M'l'ctnl ilmi'iiM- In slot-. ' HHC> demands fur Img products may C I y : result; In prices o( hujs dr-cHnlnit ' . about us nsiml this lull nnd curly Mlnlcr, It wits wild. Every Move Takes Reflection Within he air to •ears "cut a /;'«• hours South Ainprlc cf thin air." these a. part ilulfy. of the ehirpiiii;, newly hutched Miami bi» C'xiiort in p .d Miami chicks will be on their way through poultry Unit has been built in ic:.s' than 10 I'nilnl I'rcss stair INuiTspuml,.,,! Meat niiccj will continue hlt>)i until cariv nest your mid then prob- nWv '.ill l)|..-tn ,i |j,,uhuil iiMiin. nccnrdliii; lo )>i'p;\rtim-!>l of n'.'.ti- markcl exjirrrls. supply of cut HP. lions and sliccp on furim Is tl»> Invest in jniiiiv vcars. The' uniniini n( feed '!'' )>cr nnliniil Is the holies' on record. Winter Iccdlnj,' ,,l mc.'il nnlniids la rain-clod lo tn> uiiusuully heavy. ntarkotliu) will be ' smuller •" (if cliciip feed nnd llio of urinvers lo I'ntli-n Ihrlr ck us, miii'li as jxwsiblc •'ovorimiem I'cmiomlsts believe.. Tlie iVMiH will In- coiitimu-ii high ""'"'-, ai li'iist. lliroii'jh otirlv winter. l-'armers. nl.w. will hold buck mores ciittlc, hojs au^ sheep for bri'cd- lii-,'. InrrciiM-d nu-at production Is expected to be reflected In heavy inarki'llng of flit nulilinls In the lull 1 ivlnlor and wrly surlni?. Minor llcct'^lons l'inimble Meanwhile, sonic ^nlnor recessions hi iirlces of meat to consumers limy be looked for as packers reduce storage stocks in dntlclpu- tion of lie-nvy tnarkcllnjis curly nrxt vcnr. economlsls said. Hcducllons rnnne from 5 to 10 per cent. Cuttle prices reached i\ top of S10.90 per 100 (rounds on the Chicago market early this full. This I was the highest, price paid since I 10211. Top hog prices of $1:1.15 on the same market were tlni liltficsl since 132C. The number of cultle on feed in com bell stales on Aug. ! wu.s nbonl 'W »™r cent smaller tlmn a yeur curlier nnd the smullesl [or thai dnle In many years, the dcpurl- liH'nt reported. Wcll-F<xl C'allle Scarce "Murkclliij; of wcll-lintshcd urtilu fed entile, therefore, will remain 'm;ill«r (bun usual during the re- innlnder of this ycnr." it, was- said. "Prices of the beller ijrndeu of "Wllh ho« production „„ the ti|i- ! limit, iiiui-kelln:!s duilnii the next yeur will IH> reduced Id provide j plenty of bn-edhis slork." the de- j imrliucnt Mild. "To market as much i rhi'iip corn us passible, hi Ihc fiinn i ni hliih-urii-cd jwrk, fanners will ; feed hiK's to unusually heavy ' wclslils. Tims t!u> di'i'i-euse In iimn- j bcrs of (rugs miutctcd will !)>• puri- I ly olf.set by larger nvciiigc weights." i Ijimh piices are expirled lo hold 1 ul atKiut inesi'iH levels the rcmuln- jder ol this year, niiu'kolinu csprrts | said. A prici'-stipiioidm; fuctor dm [ lag Ilir next three tiimilhs will lie n strong demand for feeder ini'iibs In (he corn licit, ihey snld. "It Is [•Xpl'Cl,'<|;' (hey ...aid. "Ihlll because ol this strong dniiiind llml prices or feeder lambs will I"' I hlljh In i-i'lullon to iirli't'K of l^sliniKhU-r lambs with little spread Ik'lween the t\vo. "Shire prospects for consumer demand Indicate a higher level IJinn lust yeui', iwiefs of !<•<! l«iul» tills winter may nvcrnijp nbniil us lilisli iis Inst." j While fhiss for cciitiirli's has presented problems llml require pro. i Utilised reflcclton. i-mt ftnftc, j r ., Chicago youth who 1ms been en- ciised hi un Iron limn for mmiths, is one who lllcrnlly depends on rolti'clitm. to piny llu> \<&mv. lie Is seen above In rt game wllh his father, nt Miami Ileucli, Flu., wulclilng the bourd in the mirror on (he limit. His nm-.sc moves the men at his direction, and The Inns opci'lnnr is the kibitzer. (iliuil Hal Ciiiilurn) SliQUOlA NATIONAL 1'AltK. Oil, lUl'l —Purk (HHcliils today possessed a specimen of n California imisllir. one or UK; inrjjcsi mid . strongest of Ihc innny viirletlc.s or I lnvls I omul In the united Slates. Ttv. L specimen has 11 wing spread of 2D liu-hrs. Leachville Society — Personal Mrs. M. E. Slaudenmayer and daughters. Misses PaLsy and June, and Misses Billie Riggs. Mary Cox and Nell Pace wore in Paragould Tuesday afternoon. Mhses Patsy Stfitidemnaycr. ^fary Cox, Wandn Lee Phillips and Gerald Bouie Ray \verc in Jcnesboro Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Dixie Moore spent the week end in Bcrnie, Mo., as the guest of her parents. Miss Mae Anderson left Sunday for an extended visit in Harrlsburg, ni. Mrs. Floyd Dismukes arrived lasl Sunday to resume tier duties in the local high school. Mr. and Mrs. Bunker Hill spent Mrs. Pred Alexander spent Sunday and Monday in Memphis as guest of her sister. Mrs. David Ross. M>- and Mrs. H. H. Morgan were in Memphis Thursday. Mrs. Etta Sinims was a Jonesboro j visitor Tuesday. j Mrs. J. Soivl Smith and little i daughter of Parngould spent Tiiur.s- 'Inv here as the guests of relatives. Arthur Rauls left Thursday for Arizona, where he will be employed. Nelson Henry transacted business in Memphis Friday. . B. Hubbard find Raymond Bailey were Memphis visitors Wednesday. Wanda Matthews and Jack Sinclair were Jonesboro visitors Tuesday night. Keiser News Mrs. W. M. Taylor nnd Mrs. L. L. Gates entertained the bridge club Thursday night, with scvjen -ntlrs of guests.' The only out jf town guest was Joe Williams of Luxcra. Besides the chib members prcscnl there were'Miss Margaret, Robertson, Mr. and Mrs. Spence Williams, Mr. nnd Mrs. Maurice Little. Miss Annette. Kirby. High score vvns won by Mrs. W. c. Walls high club, O. \I. Chllds high .scare lor men club, Mrs. 'Williams ladies guest prize and Marice Lilllc for men. Traveling prize to Mrs. W. W. Walson. The Keiser high school orchestra made its first out of town appearance Friday morning by playing for a chapel program at Shawnee. A vnried program of songs md dance numbers was pres with the orchestra. Those besides the orchestra who took part in the progrinn were. Christine Turmr. Patsy Rsbertwm, Geral- :linc Smith. Imogene Ferguson. Julia Ann Cook. Floyd Austin jr- Warren and Walton Kilborn, Helen McCain. noiiuce the birth of a dnuehtci born Monday nlijht. The child is named Janice. Mr. and Mrs. Walton Polk o Faycttevillc are spending the week end with Dr. nnd Mrs. J. T. Polk Ex-Pngilisi Will*Speak Here, Hold A r. morel Revival Miss Ruth Chllds of- the University of Arkansas is liome for the week end. Mr. nnd Mrs, Arvil Rogers an- Pcrcenlc was at one time athletic partner for Theodore Roosevelt when T. R. W ns governor of New York. In 1D25 following several years of criminal activilies, Fercentc won a large sum money In n -gambling gnme from a bank- suicide leaving Pcrcenle with n bad conscience. A few days later he heard a Billy Sunday sermon and decided to change his ways, and since then has been a traveling evangelist. After Sunday night the pa.stor of the Armorel church. Hie ncv. C. L. Bishop will conduct the services which will be Iseld daily at 9 o'clock in the morning and 7 o'clock at night. Read Courier News Want Ads. Ladies' Small Heel Caps 15c Rubber Heels For Men, \Vnnien & Children 25c " "icn Belter leather Is Tanned, Smith Will Buy It, SMITH SHOE SHOP Head Courier News Want Ads, Fifty From Lepanto To Attend Masonic Meetings LEPANTO. Ark.. Nov. 12.—Nearly fifty Masons and Eastern star members of Ix?panto will attend the Grand Lodge and Grand Ciiapler meetings in Little nock next week. Fred Stiickcy oi Lcpanto. long Prominent in Masonic circles of Northeast Arkansas and over the state who is now serving as deputy grand master of the Grand Lodge of Arkansas will be in line to become worshipful grand master of 'he stale of Arkansas. J. W. Hill of Lepanlo. associate srand patron of the O. E, S. of Arkansas, will be in line to become grand pnlron ot the o. E S. of Arkansas. Female silk spiders weigh 300 times a.5 much us t;i«lf CHECK-VP? If Not Don't Delay! Don't put off this necessary precaution. It means safely to vour car. See Us For Prestone & Correct Lubricants PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. A llSOO-poiind automobile, Iravcl- !ni< only is miles per hour, 1ms more momentum limn u fill-pound | shell fired n( a velocity at :tf]W> | feet per .siicoud. j Hf.KOTUK! * ACETYl.KNlT" ELDING AT BEST PRICES PROM1T 8E11VIOE Barksdalc Mfg. Co. Illl-ltun <:ytll Cl.KVKLANl) (UPl-Scvcn-ytnr-1 old Donald Mondnich hee<li'(l hlsj mullUT's ndvlcc lo stay on the I sidewalk niul not play in the Mi-eel, but was xti-uck Hie next day by n Jill-skip cyclist, Drs. Wert & Wert OPTOMETRISTS Ovtr Joe Isaacs' Store "WE MAKE 'EM SEE" Phone 640 Hemorrhoids-Piles niKHI) WITHOUT SURGERY & GUAHANTKK1) Snfn, sum nnfl nllh less discomfort. All discuses nml conditions of nervous origin, foot ullmcnlH ami skin cancers ireiUrd und cured nl our clinic. DRS. NIES & NIES Ostcnimthlo Physicians 514 MM" 1'hone 98 BljtfaevlJIe, Ark. Styimrj ot diffflront a i( fi bctiulifuf, for If nyj better* (aw-pnced cur. Smoblh—poworful— iHvo . . . II broket for modern Srave rnuximun fnolorlno (WITH SHOCKPROOF STEERING) So i of e—JDComforlobl* — JO different . . , "the v/o;ld'i JInoil ride," (WITH SAFITY OlASS ALL AROUND} Larger {nlcfiorj— lighter, brighter coforj — and Unijtoel conjlrucMon, making each body , o *oHr<m of lafely. Giving the moil efficient comb'nolion of economy and depend- nbilitv'. Giving protection againtf draflt, imoke, clouding, and assuring cacti pcmong&r conTrottcd venTilafion. Lnn ittmtmtJ o;. Mal&D, lu,, maU* cxapl (IW CMrMtt TfffCAR THAT 15 COMPLETE It's great to drive a Chevrolet, when you can have youf cfioiee of any one of these distinctive body types... when you can own a car of such outstanding beauty, comfort and »af*ty . . . when you can enjoy all of Chevrolet's modern, up-to- date advantages—at such low prices and with such extremely low operating costs. CHEVROlEf MOTOR DIVISION, CcruiW Mc.hr, Sgfei Corporation, DETROIT, MICHIGAN LITTLE CHEVROLET CO. Phone 633 301 W. Walnut

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