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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 26, 1937
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBRK 26, 1937 Mechanical Cotton Picker Is ' Being Exhibited Near Osceo'lai BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS All Soldiers Don't Comc'Marching Home PAGE THBEi ' < ' OECEOLA, Ark., Nov. 26.—The' first' mechanical type cotton picko ever .shown in this section is being operatEd this week on the Roy Dillnrd farm, two miles northwest of Osceola. mid is ntlract- in? considerable interest nmonfi the fanners of this vicinity. The machine, called the St. Louis Ccllonptcker. and manufactured by . Ihe St. Louis Cotton Picker Com' pany. a subsidiarj' of the si. Louis Cur Company. Is drawn by one mule and operated by two men. Supervising Hie demonstration this week Is L. C. Stuken- l;org of Mtmphls, inventor of the machine, unil W. C. VYTiuissm:m or St. Louis, executive of the LH. 1 Louis firm, and I!. V. Utlerback' of Memplik. reprejeiitatii'e for the Mississippi Valley territory. Mr. Stukcnborg holds ovfr one liun- drrd patents other than this machine, a large number of which are in widespread and geneiai use. Tiie muclilne is |)ai;nc«l m: foreign countries as well as in the' United Slates. Outstanding in lt.s .vimpliciti' as \vell as the improved condition in which it deposits the lint cotton in the pick sacks, in? opera-' tion of the St. Louis Co:tcn;iicker is simple. After very brief ir.- Mructions, it, was successfully op-' crated Wednesday by two negro !arm hands, who had never USEC! the machine before. The lightweight picking head is fitted with a comfortable leather hand siip- ))3rl. The picker's linixl simi>!y <ii- v;cts tile spring-suspended and Valanccd head to tbe b->ll and the rotating picking brushes gently pull all of the cotton from the Loll. A guard immediately in front of the brushes prevents hulls from cnta-ing the picking head. The rotating blades at the rear of 'the brushes wipe the cotton ifroin the brushes and whisk it into Ihe P.ex- ible lubes. By suction the cotton is then carrier) to the suction fau and is blown through an efficient cleaner into the sack. The machine is equipped with two sacks, each having a capacity of approximately 150 pounds of seed cotton. ; Easily Handled i The supporting arrangement for the picking head is flexible io that it is easy to pick either clo-;e lo the side of the machine, ahead of it. behind it, or far out at fhe limit of the arm reach. Operating the picker doe-3 not tire the workers as hand picking does. Their hands do not get torn, and gloves may be worn in cold weather. Wherever one can plow, this picker can 'be used. It picks .in wet weathei' or. dry arid any type of cotton, 'its sponsors claim. In rush season it can' be operated easily after dark. It docs not injure the cotton plant and liar- vests the middle and top crop as successfully as the bottom. It is equipped with cranks [or easy hand moving in case it Ls not desired to. use a mule or a small tractor for handling. Picks from. 3 to 10 lows at a time. ! .An outstanding feature of the St. Louis Cottonpicker is its cleaning device. This cleaner includes a copper covered wire separator which eliminates dirt and moisture from tiie cotton, placing it in better condition for gin-- ning and preventing seeds irom' sprouting or healing. In addition. > considerable fertile top soil is separated and deposited on the fiel.1 ; Aided by revolving metal fingers? the cleaned cotton passes through; the cleaning device into the rack. Electrically Operated A direct current generator, di-' i-ectly connected to a gasoline en- : gine, furnishes the electricity. The: engine uses about one gallon of gasoline every twelve hours. The-' po\v£r plant and all auxiliary op-> crating equipment is composed of standard products. The engine is' a one-horse power unit while the electric equipment is of standard make. The brushes and wipers in the picking head are operated by a worm and spiral gears. The gears, fitted in suitable bearing: and running In a bath of lubricant, arc operated by a flexible shaft which is driven by a snu'.ll electric motor. Well Enginecrcil-SUlrtlily Huilt ' The entire frame is rigidly con-! structcd of properly engineered i steel pressings and shapes. The! unit is of convenient size, rolling' between the rows on three steel! wheels; the two 40" diameter forward "winels -straddle two rows while the small swivel at the rear allows steering the machine through the field. II requires practically ,no mechanical attention beyond the engine's regular sup- lily of gasoline and oil. Low Cost . .The machine weighs only BOO pounds. Throughout n .season, two men op:intlng this will pick L>S much cctton as six average hand I-!e-:cr?, jMmifactiuTrs insist The ].:ckcr will Ue here the balance' of this wttit In operation at tl>: Roy Lillai'd farm for farmers to inspect and cbsen'o its work. Demonstration Club News Notes Mr. and Airs. Pan) Grew) entertained 18 members of the Dogwood I Home Demonstration club Tuesday v/Hh si harvest, dinner. During the afternoon's program' the president, Mrs. J. A. I'nvnc • gave a report of the year's work, I ft-hich was followed by a round table discussion of Christmas festivities. Mrs. Payne dl.scu.sscd the; rug making meetings held in Dycss ; and Manila. Miss Cora Lee Cole-1 miin gave the women patterns for! making Christmas toys for chil- i dren. i Chairmen were selected for thcj next year. They were Mrs. W. J. 1 FaiiBht, better homos, reporter.] and historian; Mrs. Ira Koonce, ( clothing; Mrs. Carl Green, craftsmanship; Mrs. W. S. Langdon, yard; Mrs. Henry Lutes, food; Mrs. P. B. Jarrett, canning; and Mrs. Fremont Scrapes, poultry. An eight piece orchestra, under the direction of Sister Dolores, gave a musical program assisted by Betty Ann Green, Joe Allison Greemvell and Alga Johnson at the piano. The children were served hot chocolate and cakes. Plans were made for the next meeting to be held Dec. 8 at the home of Mrs. Guy Burks at 1328 Hearn Street. At that time officers will be installed. Will Extend Lepanto Rural Route Service 1KPANTO, Art,, Nov. 0.—Altai Willie, U'punto |xwt master, mi-1 noimml today Unit (he runil route' out of l.epnnlo known n.s No, I, wuild IK> extended December 1st. f new oxienston will dike In • Hlverslde terrlloyy mil III of I cpinitn and several tanning com- tr.unltles south ami rasi, of \,r- 1'iinlo. lloyce Drnki rj>;, (Oi'ik'r Members of Tokyo patriotic organizations crowd the train shed to welcome Home 80 wounded liero'-s of the norm china battlefields. So .shell lorlured ,u- e some, of the men lylns on the .stretchers above thnt tliey are oblivious 10 Hie big reception nccordwl them, and none exhibits any Joy over hiivliis tasted the ylorits of war. "My Friends'. . . Who's Who?' - E. (.'rigger To Resign Post With Lee Wilson Finn C. E. Ciigger. who began working for tbe Lee Wilson company 41 years ago, has resigned as manager of the Wilson interests at Armorel. After January 1, Mr. Crigger will retire from active work except to look after his own farming interests, He has not yet decided whether he will live on his 480-acre farm near Armorel or whether' he will return to Blythe- villc to make his home. . Charles digger, who has been an assistant under his father for Ihe past ten years, bus also tendered resignation and will devote all his time to farming. Mr. Crigger considered retiring a year ago when he became ill but his health rapidly improved and he decided to continue his work for another year while another man was given experience for his job. His position will be filled by Eddie liegenold, who moved to Armorel last, year from Wilson and who has. been store manager during that time. Mr. Crigsjer's first job with the late R. E. Lee Wilson was ns team foreman at Hickory Lake. He was employed by the Wilson interests until 1808. during which year he moved to Annorcl as a partner in the saw mill business there. He was made general manager of the interests at Armorel in 1909. He lived there'for a number of years and then moved his family to town but later moved back to Armorel to be closer to his work. His work has been the supervision of approximately 7,000 acres of land, owned by the Wilson company in the Armorel vicinity. Most of this is farmed by tiie share crop system. In addition to the farms, the Wilson company operates n large general store, drug store, gin, hotel and filling station. Manila To Have New Rural Route Dec. 17 MANILA. Ark.. Nov. 2G.—A new rural mail route will be opened out of Manila on Dec. 17. The new route will extend lo Tiplon's Corner, Daughters' school he-use. Alc.x Baker's corner, Ray- dcr's store, Florida Brothers' farm, Ehastcrn's store, to Whistle's plantation and to the Shonyo road, then to Highway 18, and back to .Manila. ' ,. ' A minimum of 150 toxes on ihe route will be necessary for iis opj ration. t LEGION HUT Open to High d The <in School Student r Friends If you thought you knew the features of President Roosevelt so well you'd recognize him on Main Street, see If you can pick out his picture above. Unless you are an unusually keen observer of details, you'll have ns hard a time making the correct identification ns strangers who encounter the Roosevelt double, A. F. E. Brings, right, of Worcester, Mass.. for the first time. New Liberty N^eius E. R. Hill, New Liberty farmer, i died suddenly at his home smith j of hej-e early today from a heart attack. He was stricken at 5:10 o'clock as he was arising from his bed and died within n few minutes. Funeral services will DC held Saturday afternoon, 2:30 o'clock, at the First Baptist. cViurcVt with the Rev. Alfred Carpenter officiating. Pallbearers will be: J. M. Aycock, P. B. Jarratt, Pierre Origg, Clyde Armnntrout, Lois McNair and Joe Epperson: A native of Tennessee, Mr. Hill came here from Obion, Tenn., almost 1C years ago. He had been farming since that time and for a number of years had resided in the New -Liberty community with V/.'. and Mrs. R. L. Marshall. His 58th birthday' was June 2. Besides his wife, Mrs. Pearl Hill, he is survived by one daughter, Miss Lois Hill, two sisters, Miss Florence Hill and. Mrs. J. C. Eddins of Fayetteville, Tenn., and two brothers. James and John Hill, also of Fayetteviiie. :Swift Undertaking company is in charge of funeral arrangements. Read Courier News Want Ada John Jacob Astor was probably the richest man in the United States in his day,' nG3-1848.- l)"B'i Trove Own Oullt BOSTON (UP) - Well-filled stomachs and n narrow opening In .'i poultry ynrcl fence caused displace iur uvo pet ilojjs. With their tummies empty they had teen iiUle to squeeze through the opening, but alter enjoying a'feiist composed of seven hens they were unable to escape.' . ., Hi. l. will also en'rry tln> tin 1 in'w ixtenslon. r or mall on nf I hr> Mrmphr* Fcdcrn! Of UlVPIillKHtKVl, Sllld 111 Illl 11(1- (livss here. — — "Crimes lire solved by plain common sense. Imrd work, over- liislliiK iiorscvr-rimw nml nltcn- llnn to (he .smnll tilings." I'lckord snhl. "Tin' federal burrnu of In- wsllgfllioii iloc.s 'Ml eiUcli crim . - inal!!, by |)i|>,. smoking Sherlock! be between thft-ftg?s of 23 and 3.V years, have graduated from a. law school or had legal ' experience, und qualify ns on accountant. Out of a total of 11.500 drivers and 8190 taxlchte, there are 3000 owner-drivers of taxlc&bs in London. flatmi'.s inetliocl.s." f'lcknrd pointed mil Hint 'ew Rev. Ramsey To Hold Services At Gosnell Services 'will be held nt th'i' C.'asnell Methodist Church Sunday by the Hev, p. H, ]{»iu*y, Sunday school will be nt It) oYluck; niornliit: service at 11 "Vl<x;k; and evening service ut o'clock. The public Is Invited to nllend. Sherlock Holmes' Tactics In Crime Calle % d Dead MEMPHIS. Trim. IUI>)—Crlnic.s ,nre not solved . by "story bouk mi Ihods of master mlml del'.'e- Uvcs," Cnrey Plcknrd, special n««nl WDUCE SAFELY men lire able lo pass requirements necrssiiry to bi'comci » fedml 1 tiKCiit. To (jimmy n person must Sweeten it with Domino jpure cone clean-full weight Refined in US.A -"-Karl •,, —«ugdrI l^^atedLlH^fluIaiekJ DR. BLACK'S FOR PEOPLE. HORSES, DOCS, AND POULTRV Conl«lnt N» Polios HAIlMTiBSS ACT) rAI.\I,ESS Will not lojurc. llcllcvc.s quietly. Use It for Inflammation of thi! Eyes, For Burning, Strained, or Aching Eyes,' and Pink Eyes. For Sale at Drug .Stores Siiys Moled Authority Go lo Kliljy llros., and get a box of Itock-A-Walp.r Tablets. Reduce 10 pounds in II days. Thirty-day treatment only J2.00, and guttraii- teed lo make you lose fat without dieting. —Adv. QUAKER BATS says Ruth Harkness, Great American Explorer, who captured Su-Lin, only Giant Panda in captwity! is a Splendid Breakfast" ' What n bargain in breakfasts! Quaker Ouis, muinsiayof millions costs only Vt cent per ser\ioK — yet it's cxceedinyly rich in looii cnccjjy, mid in llavotl Kvcry serving contains abundant vicamin B—tttc precious vit- ntninyou need everyday 10 combit nervousness,constipation and poor appetite!... Order ihe one and only N.', Quaker Oats ac todav's BKACES-UP NERVES & P/GfST/ON-wsssi, CAItl) Or THANKS Th family of the late C. McMichael wishes t o express its gratitude for nil kindnesses shown during his recent illness nnd death. ' A FINANCIAL PLAN FOR EVERY MAN THE HAMILTON TKUST FUND Prospectus Available J. C. Evans Box G04 Blytheville, Ark. Friday and Saturday Nights from !) till 1 o'clock Admission 25e per Couple * PRESTONE * ANTI-FREEZE * HEATERS * DEFROSTERS * TIRE CHAINS Complete Slork Prompt Service To All Makes of Cars TOM LITTLE . CHEVROLET CO. 24 Hour Son-ice Call 633 ME ACETHANrrLL the good things we received—. Hnwcvr, the markcl has \ve arc going to take our loss now. PIIRF I ARn " l(1 " >s - S5 ' !l|) 8 llu-nrlon pure !)<»c; i uiti- %nnu 8 n, , {llcke( t>urc SALT MEAT $105 10 CURED HAM Boneless I'ound 35' SHORTEHHIG"''£ BABV BEEF ROAST 15 C BEEF STEAK'i: r l 20 C SLICED BACON „, 25 PORK ROAST Fresh shldr. II). 18' Cleaned II). 15' SPARE RIBS *""&„* 19° M CA Roi'k Sprin B s |rC VLEU Pounil ID 2 I'otmds POTATOES ""' s^f 1 ' SYRUP Steamboat C«*C (,'alion 52' TOAIATOKS, No. 2 Can 7'/ 2 c; CASK DCAUC G.N.. 10 Ibs -15c ; UJ.HJ1U 10D If). Sack Si COFFEE II) htickcl 89c 10 Ib. huckel SI 8!) SHIBLEY'S BEST 12 Ibs -lac 2.1 Ibs «;k -IS Ib. sack ....Sl.<>f> li> !{arrcl 8(1.25 Use a better grade of flour MEAL Full Cream 2-1 Ibs. 35c LITTLE GENEVA 12 Ibs -lOc 2.1 Ibs -.;..79c •18 Ibs §1.55 Rlil §5.85 SODA' 1>nt , lwl AIea) ' Tom;lf o Past 2!/ ; c lC rnDRI 1>ri<le "f Illinois \lVnn No . 2 Can BAKIHG" ow '^ CT ,. r 19' CANDY Hulk 2 Ibs. 19' CELERY LarRe Stalks Each PORK CHOPS iT ,£ 23 SAUSAGE Lean, Ib. Country Pork, Ib. 19 C CAI AD DRESSING, 3 Star, i/ z UM^tlU g e . ji| ].j c . Q t _ SARDINES Tall Can 2 for 15' PEANUT BUTTER Quart 23: COCOA Each 13' SALMON A ""* n € JTL 24 C SOAP (i Bnrs 23 C CABBAGE Pound 2' SHORTENING 4 Ibs -lac CATSUP I-l oz. Rottle 9' E. E. Vanbibber Phone 225 SAFEE-WAY GROCERY & MARKET Ml S. Franklin, Four Blocks Soiilb. of Hospital We Deliver Sot/bean*. - WANTED - Soybeans \\'r 1'ay Highest Market l'rlo ( , s For All VurWIej MALDKN GRAIN CO. W. (>. lltevtii, Ajenl So. I!, n. si.. Next tu Maf-iniUa I'lant—ISlyllifvllle, Aitf, DAY 1'IIONF, 535 NIGHT PHONE 569 PENNEY' SENSATIONAL END of MONTH BARGAINS I'cnncy's scores again! ! We have taken odds and ends of Winter Merchamlisc and priced it to move. Here again is an Knd of Ihe Month Kvcnt you have been waiting for. iMi'i-chiinilise at prices below present market levels, ami Rhl especially for this event. Shop Penney's for theni hundreds of other bargains not mentioned in this nd mid Men's Knst Color DRESS SHIRtS 50c Ea. Hsnvy Fancy Outing FLANNELS Men's All Wool Dress PANTS Men's All Silk SCARFS 47c Men's Fancy Silk TIES Iflc C'hildrert's Long Sleeved UNION SUITS Ladies'; New Sport COATS S4.88 Hoys' Heavy Weight OVERALLS 34c Kiddies' Fast" Color DRESSES 17* Men's Heavy Canvas GLOVES 7cPr. Cotton Crinkle Seamless BEDSPREADS 47c Men's UK! Wool WORK SOCKS 7c Pr. / Double Terry Cannon TOWELS 7cEa. Ladies' Hlack Comfort v SHOES 73cPr,' Children's Ftibbed STOCKINGS Where Values Have Made the Busiest Spot in Town

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