The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 20, 1937 · Page 3
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"SATURDAY, NOVEMKKR 20, I'm BLYTHEVILLE. (AUK.) COURIER NEWS Two Extremes In Roadside Views PAGE THREE Rule on Justice ol : Attacks on TV A Will Be Made In Legislatures By N a I i o i) a 1 Roadside Council '• liy NI;A Service ! NEW YORK, Nov. 20.—A determined assault- on ioadsid.fi l>ill- j boards thai lacerale the landscape 1 and soil lh e -scenery n-ill be launch- | til next year by the National noad- j .s-lde Council, romnosttl of some 15 ' organizations interested in prs'-erv- Iti? and restoring natural licauty. The council's aim is nothing less '• fliuii complete elimination of ad- : vcrtising from the rural countryside. It, admits' that no stale regu- Inlions have as yet accomplished ' this aim, but It. Is hopeful in view i of drastic proixisals scheduled to come before many slate legislative -sessions in 1338. j Maine, according to the council, is the leader in progress toward a "signless" countryside. Its already somewhat drastic huv of 1935 was I strengthened this yenr. raisin, th? permit fee for roadside billboards from SI for each sign lo a graded i foe ranging up to 55. The Maine h • was also amended to permit cities and, towns to levy a further ta.> in addition to the state rate if thcv wish, Must He Fenced Delaware also took n rap at roadside ruirition this summer, lhe council reports, by a new law that aulo junk yards, unless a quarter | of ;t mile from the road, must be j fenced according to state s;>scifi ' cations. The Massachusetts Department of Public Works has disapproved 813 billboards and ordered their re• moval under a' law 12 years old • which has not been rigidly enfoiccd • . The roadside committee of the IjA long Island Association removed W more thnn 7000 signs illegally phccd • in an effort to prepare proper np • preaches for the World's Fair. • a Almost every slate legislature will | be a battleground Ihis winter for measures aimed at tightening or relaxing the regulations surrounding roadside beautification. Even counties and smaller units,are concerned with similar regulation. Will Be "Boulevards" License and permit laws, usually requiring a setback from the road' for even permitted signboards, are being sought in Arkansas. Colorado, Kansas. Michigan. New York. Pennsylvania. Rhode Island. Tennessee and Wisconsin. A Connecticut bill was nresented [ which would confine advertising, signs-'toT.the- "built-up" areas, and i in Indiana there was a plan to ! empower Hie Stale Highway Commission to designate anv part of any state highway a . "boule\aiu and prohibit signs within 500 feet. Most of the state regulations exempt signs actually on or near the places of business they advertise. So in Massachusetts, Virginia and other states, the effort is being mnde to expand this to permit signs not only for the place of business itself, but for any goods .sold there. Thus a package of 511111 or n bottle of soft drink for sale at any stand would open the gate to bier signs there without regard to "setback 1 laws. Uely on Zoning Now The Roadside Coiuicil, however, is beginning lo lose faith in control and regulation of roadside advei tising by, taxing signs and limiting (her size and position. It now tendr lo rely more on zoning, that is, the ] croaMno- of certain rural areas in which nil such signs are prohibited, nnd the defining of business centers where they are permitted under certain circumstances and conditions. The council is a federation of many state and regional oroam/i- tions working toward the same end, and has the co-operation of a score of other organizations working for civic and esthetic betterment in general. Tlie Roadside Committee of the American Automobile Association is also working on plans for similar improvement of the safety and rural roads. Hcre's au example of grouped unloveliiwss-;, ';po; (lie National Roadside council describe :on >:li:m" ivlilcli it lion.* <n eiimfimlt' iioni die nation's highways, 'tin. signs, almost piled tell other, not wily arc u;jly In themselves, but al •<> hide the- imtural landscape beauty. •s us "rib- on top ol year A highway, if properly planned, can enhance the natural beauty of the countrysidc-but only if the oadside is kept free of billboards and unsightly rubbish. Note how the highway above, landscaped -.:id fitted to natural contours, reveals rather than mars tile landscape scene.. Where Missouri's Condemned Men Will Die by Gas Training School At Baptist Church Ends A training school was completed last night at the First Baptist Church having been held there each night since Monday. Teachers in the school which was a eoncral course in Christian stew ardship were Mrs. n. L. Reeder. Mrs. Marion Williams. Mrs. Carl Davis. Mrs. Thomas Bogan. Misses •[Virginia Huffman, Marjorie Var- •'r.er, and Luna B. Wilhelm. L, H Autry and Wallace Kitchens. Of the 118 enrolled in the school, there were 109 present last night. T»o 45 minute classes ana one 30 minute insoirational period conducted by (he Rev. Alfred Carpenter were held each night. Seals and diplomas for this work will be awarded early next week. MY I'nilecl l'rrs,s Sluir WASHINGTON. Nov. 22 '(UP) — The (arm outlook for next yenr Is iws favorable tlnin this. IK-parl- mcnt el Agriculture economists in 11 study of the turn! Munition. income will be lower ami iirm C.\|)I>IIK(I.S grottier, (hey pic- llclcd. Tills would be (lie first in the upward trend of j 'nrm prosperity lieuim in 1933. ! •\inii im-omo doubled durlni; Hint icrloil. Cost* of production next vlll be increased by higher ales, higher prices for fnrin ma- chint'iy. fertilizer, automobiles, building malerlul.s. equipment und •mpplle.s, the bureau of atsrlcul- .ral (TontimicK said. 1-Ycil Tn Ik- {.'ht'iipL'r ; Partly oIlVrlllnR mis increased' Droduclion cost ivlll be subslnnllal- ly lower prices for feed and seed. Low feed prices will lie largely nullified by lower market prices for mi'iii animals, especially in the Inner pint of 1938. the bu- renu salcl. A growing shortage in farm labor already has boosted \vnges to 120 per cent of the pre-war level, the report .said. Many farm hands are finding employment in cities ill l:l(jher wages Ulan pnid on farms. Higher wage rates In 1938 nre expected to encourage Increased mechanization of the farm busi- less hi types of finmlng adapted to It," the bureau said. This will, In the Jong run, tend to minimize the eifect of prosirccllvc increases in Hie demand for form labor.' The number of farm workers has decreased steadily since 192D. Total employment on farms (his year averaged 292 persons per 101) farms, compared with 340 hi 1929. Increased farm machinery hns olfsct decreased farm labor. Miifhlncry Trices 1'u Klse 'A rise In prices of fiirm machinery is expected next year, tbe bureau said, mainly due to Increased costs of "manufacture. -Wage rales In manufacturing Industries is 11 oer cent higher than a year ago nnd 1C per cent higher lhan in 1929, the bureau said. Building costs to farmers In 193&> may be somewhat hjg'iiei than In 1937, it was said Wholesale prices of building inntcrlnls, particularly lumber, have advanced 13 per cent during the pnst year, while prices (o farmers have advanced only 7 per cent. Retail prices of ferim/.er during lhe 1938 fertm/er season will av- ciaKC higher than n year earlier nnd probably the highest since 1031. The tonnage sold may be a! out as large as this year, even though retail juices are higher It was .said. Thes; three federal rouii Jml a cs will pass Judiiintfnl on 18 nttnck.s by paver companies on the constitutionality of the Tennessee Valley Authority In u hearliin being conducted at ClinHatiooga,• Tenn., Comprising the Gin District Court of A>>p:nls tlvil are, left to rlnht, Judges John J. Gore of Nashville, 'IVnn.; FUmncc E. Allen. prcsUfliU!. llm | J 0 |,,, Mnrlln of Memphis. The complaining companies allege Hint (he consliiutloti does not empower the government lo iimiiiirucnire nnd sell commodities in competition vitn private Industry. OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoople THERE'S TH' •BU-2.-2L.ER/ TH' Bl<S BOY WAKITS TO THUMB •SOME GUY TOTH'SHOvVER ME Ft. ASHES AM SOS, AWPI AMD TELL. TH' BOSS HE'S .WAMTED IKJ ' Central Ward P. T. A. Is Sponsoring An Operetta The Central Ward Parent Teacher association Is sponsoring an operetta, "Punch nnd Judy" lo be held at the high school auditorium Monday night at 8 o'clock. Seventy-six pupils of the fourth, fifth and sixth grades will take part. Proceeds from the production will be used by Hie P. T. A. to tarry out pl&ns for this year, Ann Harding Hunting For Summer Camp Site HONOLULU (UP) — By learning the songs of 3B different species of buds In the Islands, Walter L. Dnnaghho, ornithologist, assigned to study bird life in the U. S. Na- lional park here, has solved the problem of photographing the birds. The latter are ordinarily too quick for anything but a telescopic camera Hint can take them from n distance. With his 38 different bird I songs, however, lie is now able to induce the birds to come near enough to be photographed with an ordinary lens. Missouri hns a brand-new lethal gas chamber, bul not a single condemned criminal, so ofli- cials used a pig to test the apparatus pictured here. Top left is the new sleel death house, erected in the stale prison yard at JcfTcrson City. The interior view at right shows the chamber with ils two death chairs and a glass window for wilnesses. . In the lower photo. Warden J. Al. Sanders is testing the lever which drops cyanide pellets into diluted sulphuric octd lo generate the deadly gas. I Induces Birds To Have | Pictures Made By Calls I ST. STEPHEN, N. B. (UP)—Ann Harding and her equally famous 1 conductor-husband, Werner Jann- scn. arc spending their time In the \ St. croix valley near here looking over sites for a summer woods "t= cam;). [ Richard Crooks, opera star, has spent the summer here for a num-! j her of years. 1 Luxora ' — Personal Penguins use (heir wings as paddles nnd their feet as rudders under water. Syrians, who arc now making cral weeks, visited her sister, I heir home in Elizabcthtoii. Tcnn. ; Mrs. W. L. ClnrK sr., for n few * • * days as she wns enroutc home. I , Micss Martha Kate Bryant and S. J. Smith attended a confer- • Mrs- Julia owcn aud daughters, cncc of the National Dinners as- Mn , 7 i yn nnd Jenn , visited frltnds sedation held at Memphis Wed- in Parkln nm , E^ lhe first of ncsday an dThureday. j (1 , c wcek Miss Farrar was in Memphis: ' Mrs . E .' c . Lnngston and Su™y "'S ht to h <'a r J^'f- Krics- j ^crintcr.denl T. D. Wilklns, a^ , ! f ompanied lhe members of lhe lo' Rl Ml Btmis - °' Memphis. ; ca i ssnlor high school band to » ll 'c home of Mr. ; M,.,,,))^ Wednesday afternoon to Rend Courier News Want Ads. The Baptist W. M. S. met In the _ hcme of Mrs. C. B. Wood Tuesday 1 ' el '• aflernoon with fifteen members : R present and one visitor. Mrs. H.: is visi t'"? M. Bcmis. of Memphis. An in- ! nurt Mrs - w - L cirirk Kr - thls i hear the Navy band in the Ellis (cresting Hoynl Service program- wce ' i - ; AHdllorium from 4 to 6 o'clock. tn "The Syrians and Armenians"; Mrs - w - A - Siiearman and son, -- i:nricr. the leadership of Mrs. John; Dr - w - A ' Spearman jr., of Water Thwcatt. was the study for the 1 Vr<llc ' 5 '- Miss- wcre g« ps ' s '» the The blood pressure of a human afternoon. Mrs. Tliwcali was as- • llomc ,of Mr. and Mrs, R. C. I3ry-: toeing is 20 points higher when | tlstcd by Mrs. Wood. Mrs. B. o.; a " 1 ovcr last wcfk-cnd. ! awake than when asleep Wilklns. Mrs S .1 Smith and! Mre - Estolle Hj-nson, of Amory I _ Mrs. w. L. dork with talks on' !U l!iS - accompanied Dr. and Mrs. vVELL, AAR. S'OU'LU OUST WRITE ME A LETTER •DETAIL- YOUR TO EVOLVE •POWER PROM REVOLVIK4Q I WILL TAKE UP WITH OUR BOA«P OF DIRECTORS / SMALL, PICTATE A LETTER TO MY AT OMCE, MR ATLAS X AM SURE THIS WILLBE THE OP A VERY "PROSPEROUS ASSOCIATION/ UST HIM OUT OKDEIt CHANCERY COURT. Christopher Columbus wliojclnlm- syrup during 103Q. ed to be from Genoa no; speak Itnllan. MISSISSIPPI ANSAS. Edna Floyd, IMnlntllT, vs. No, 0558 John Floyd, Defendant. The defendant, John Floyd, is wnincd to upixnr within thirty days In lhe court named In lhe caption hereof nnd nnswer the cRinplnlnt of the plalntllf. Kdua As much heat Is sent to the earth Cnnatln produced approxlmntelv In 13 seconds by the moon sends In n venr. day of November, II. M. CRAIG, Clerk By A. P. fmllli, U. C F. Cooper. Attorney, Gene E. Bradley, Atly-Ad-Lit, SPECIAL 40c HOTEL NOBLE Merchants Plate Lunch "Where HospKallly Is A Reality." Harvey Stewart Dr. P. A. Robinson STEWART-ROBINSON Succeeds City Dru/r Store We Specialize in PRESCRIPTIONS Medicinal Wine & Liquors 2014 W. Main Phone 20 various phases ol missionary work:*;- !i - Bogali home from Little; being done among the Syrians ' Thursday night as overnight guosis] and Armenians, and concluded byi° cfor<! 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