The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 24, 1933 · Page 8
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RKSHT NEWS Uncle S£m Will Build Tennessee Town to Order FRIDAY, .NOVEMBER -W; Farm and Industry Will Blend in Community at . Norris Dam Site. ""Thl? Is Iht first of I wo articles nn the "made-lo-onler" town which Uncle Sam is building at Xorrls Dam, Tennessee, using a scientific plan aimed at retaining the natural beauty, firing ffrcaler ron- vtiiknce, and assuring economy cf municipal operation. I!>-;NKA Service KNOXVILLE, Tenn , Nov. .24.—! When you think o( n "model i town." you're apt to llilnk ol tiills., and gingerbread, and half-baked, j but twice-costly, iimovr.iions. i But the final decision on details of the town of Norris, byproduct of the great Tennessee Valley cx- perlmen! centering alxml Muscle Shoals, shows moderation, sensl- biilts, ami such an evident unwillingness to waste money, Dint it .doesn't seem like a "model town" at all. . In fact. Earlc S. Draper, land planning and housing director of the TVA, insists that it isn't a ''model town," but simply "a thoughtful' and conscientious effort to smooth out and eliminate some of the crudeness and haphazard developments of the typical small town." •••When you build a big dam out in unsettled country, the builders have to live somewhere. Usually it's in an ugly string of board barracks, or. at best, in the neat geometrical rows of similar houses that make up most of Ihf homes ol permanent workers in and around the dain. PERMANENT HOMES FOR DAM WORKERS But- as actual construction of Norris Dam on Cove Creek Is nbout to begin, far up the Tennessee Val- lev from the Muscle Shoals project it complements, a new nnd better town plan seems certain. It's necessary there (o provide houslnst for 2000/ workers on the flriiii: But why. reasoned the TVA. build durable houses, roads, sewers and lights, only to abandon them when the dam is finished? ' That's .wasteful. So the (own of Norris will not only hou.se the liiiilders of the dam. but so will fct! built as to remain after the dnm is finished, a permanent town housing the permanent workers In and around the dam. It will be a community based on Ine orderly combination of Industrial Jobs and subsistence farming which is expected to spring up around Norris Dam. The site chosen for the new town covers 2500 acres. Its center is four miles by road from the clam. It Is on a high, rugged bluff between the Clinch River and Buffalo Creek valleys. It is cut. off from the surround- ing.country by steep valleys and alw by a' belt of 2000 acres of agricultural and wooded land, to be . cultivated by the town residents. TOWN WILL STAY AT ORIGINAL SIZE This isolation will prevent the growing up of ramshnckle suburbs, a defect which often has spoiled even well-planned towns. Instead of. striving to get bigger and bigger, as towns have been doing in the past. Norris Is planned to stay the same size. At its center will be a group of municipal buildings adjoining a L4-acrc park. Space is providcc for downtown stores, hotel, garages, markets, and the like, desired. Building lots will average 75 bs MO. feet, about a third of an acre The narrow frontage means le cost for sewers, water mains, nnd v. Jjaving, while the great deptl means space for gardening, frul trees, and outdoor activities. The belt of farm land about tin town offers a chance for eacl house-holder to get plots of abou four acres to carry on the farm in» which is to help support him DKAH END STREETS . CENTRALIZE TRAFFIC The plotting of streets has bee allowed to follow the nature of th ground, sweeping in curves an cutting into irregular plots. Dcac . end streets arc introduced as ofte as possible, to prevent throug traffic on residential strcels. The firs! thing your commcrci "developer" does is to lay streets and put down curbs and ABOVE—The rolling ground has ill be th? main road by which It reached "from oiilsldc." This a new highway with 250-ioot 'lit of way, which crosses Norris am itself on a "freeway" along e top of the dam. affording a ossin;; of (he Clinch River. Tills road will skirl and partially nclosc the (own of Norris. and 11 connect at cltlWM- end with im- orlant highways now leading Into ic area from different sections of ic country. It will, because of its scenic :auty nnd convenience, undoubt- dlv become a popular tourist ghwny. But it will differ from most of] lem. For it is fully and pcrpet- illy protected nfratst encroach- ent of signboards, holdog stands, lacks, and all the other roadside utter which disfigures so many '.hcrwlso beautiful highways. A cimlnicUon camp on the oiit- irts of Norris. already Is under ay. It will be part of the per- anent town later. It houses 510 orkers. field engineers, and field erks. The buildings will be of wood, vo stories high, with sleeping coins 8 by 10, a mess Irall-cafe- crla, and wash and laundry rooms i the basement. Furniture will be f Eteel. OT A "MODEL TOWN," -ECLARES DRAPER Construction of the first 250 In- ivldual houses Is expected to be- in soon. Then one of the pur- cst-s of the act of Conerc.ss which rcated the TVA will be well liner way . . . "fostering an. ordcr- and proiwr physical, economic, nd social development" of the ren. Norris won't be a model town, irnner insists, saying "this is an (tempt to make rural conditions lore livable, that is all." But despite disclaimers by the 'VA that it Is setting up n mod- 1, Its experience ought to fur- Ish a great deal of data that light become valuable elsewhere. dictated the layout of Norris. Note ; Kf "' ln rais ' u sil "l'ly gamble and go the Irregular shape of the lots,' the ! s \ gardens behind the houses, and a constructive bid of .three spades bid of four diamonds a slnm try, and with the dead-end streets which lead nowhere except lo the houses built on them. Note also that side- North's was (he information that North held walks In most instances do follow the streets at all. \ something in diamonds, Sonlli im- !1 °t-; mediately went lo six hearts. The Plav LEFT—Not only a town, but a community. The actual town area is at A. But all around it, B, is jin area of gardens, pastures and forests, which help the inhabitants get their livinn and prevent ugly suburban encroachments. C Is the construction camp unit now under way. and D a dL-monstratlon farm. Woodlands E. be preserved at Breaks Were Against Declarer D But She Won With Squeeze Play Claim to Be Oldest Twins WALTHAM. Mass. (UP)-Mrs. \lfic L. Godfrey, of Hampton, N. L, and MLss Junic G. Noyes. of his city, believe they arc the old- st twins in New England. They re 85. Spring Came in November OREGON CITY, Ore. (UP) — Spring came In November tlis year Today's Contract Problem West has tlio contract for four spades. He loses the first two heart tricks and must loso a trump trick. How should tlic diamond suit bo played to make- the contract? Solution in next Issue. Solution to Previous Contract Problem BY Witt. E. McKENN'GY Secretary, American Bridge While I believe that, in tournament play, it Is wrong to bid a doubtful grand slam when you have 'a sure -small slam, you do n Oregon. Mrs. Isabcll Newman have to learn nil the tricks ccenlly found yellow violets, or- , n bidding a small slam, iluris and wood violets blooming in; T_,I^,.V i,. „ , .». u_ ,_„« ,— lodays Is one ot the * A K 7 V A Q 10 Duplicate—Both sides Vul. Opening lead—4 4. South IVeH North Kasl 1 V Pass :i y Pass 3 * Pass 4 * Pass 6 V Pass 1'ass Pass Hornersville Society-Personal West opened the four of diamonds and the declarer took the fmr.sse. Eist won the trick will the kins; and then shifted to tin deuce of spades, which the declar er won with the king. The declarer next played the ace and queen of hearts. West discarding a small fiiamoml on the second heart. Declarer continued with the deuce of hearts and West discarded the three of clubs, dummy winning the three of .clubs, .dum- r.y winning the trick with the ing, and East's jack dropping. Declarer cashed the ace and queen of diamonds in dummy, dis- cirding a losing club from her own hand. The jack of spades was returned. East playing low. But South went right up with the ace rind then played the ten of hearts. West clroppod the ten of diamonds and Easi let go a club. Then South played the five of hearts and West was squeezed. He cmi!J not let go of the queen of ides, or dummy'. 1 ! ten would be good, so he had to drop the five of clubs. Declarer discarded the tfn of spades from dummy and I hen played to the ace of clubs, dropping West's jack. '1 he ten of clubs was played. West played the ouccn. dummy won the trick with the king, and the nine of clubs was good for the last trick. Mrs. Lee Rosenberg and thres :hlldrcn of Manila were here Sun- lay visiting Mrs. Ho>enb;rg'5 sis- cr, Mrs. O'. 1 J. Cope. Mrs.. A. J. Laiujfoid jr., M'ss Maude I/uigdcn, Mrs. Earl Hui 1 fin and Miss Opal Timlin shopped n lilytr-.c-vllle Monday. :' : ; Mr. and Mrs. KU Davis and children of Truinann, Ark., visited Mrs. D. A. Rufllii here Sunday. Miss Ruth CaiU'er of Long Heach, ! al., visited Mrs. Myrl Anderson ast week. Miss uianclic ilaycs, student at loncsboro A. and M. college, spent lie week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. w. U. Haye.s. '; C. N. Gaints., E. Alien and j W. R. Sewcll alteml'cd a meeting, of'-Boy Scout executives at Slkes-1 on last "Friday, Mlis Auyusta 1 - Montgomery of i3exter, Miss Ella Ramsey or lier- nie, Rlley p. Knight ol Portagi>- ville, Miss Lucille Hranmun of LeachvlllG, teachers in the llorricrs- 'Illc schools, arrived for the oi>en- ug of the fall term last Monday. Dr. and Mrs. Conley H. Sunford of Memphis visited Mr. arid Mrs. A. J. Langclon jr. for a few days last week. They returned to Uelr home Sunday. C. B. Anderson returned Wednesday from St. Louis where lie bad been buying gcods for the Anderson Store Co. Mr. and Mrs. Milford Sanders and Mrs. W. N. Catcs visited relatives In- Marble Hill and Lutesville Sunday. G. M. Riddlck, federal game protector, received official notice Monday of his transfer from Little Rock to Memphis. He will now f.ave under his charge the states ol Arkansas and Oklahoma, southeast Missouri, west Tennessee. weil Kentucky, and northern Alabama and Mississippi. T. A. Ray made a business trip to Memphis Tuesday. Mrs. Charles Heilgcpaili. Mrs. Harry Shepherd. Miss Wilma Smith and Miss Ruth Etlmonslon visited in Blythcvilie Tuesday. Miss Mary Bellinger of Greenville is liere visiting her sis'cr, Mr' Nelson Tinnln. E. s. Langdon came from his home in Amarillo, Tex., last Saturday to spend a few days r.ere on business. B. F. Higbfill spent the week end ,n Memphis, visiting his wife who is recovering from a major op'j tion at Blpti-st hospital. Lckc street church will preach! here Sunday at 2:30. ! There will be Sunday school at j 10 o'clock. Everyone is invited. | The Home Ueinsnsiratloii club j will meet with Mrs. Clarence Davis' Monday. November 21. Miss Cora; Lee Coicman will be present. I Joe Walters returned Monday' from Nachvlile. Tenn., where Ire attended the funeral of ills bro-, (her. Mr. ai'r! Mrs. W. M. Riclmrd-| son of Ilayti. Mo., visited relatives here Sunday. I Mrs. M. s. Avcry and children I have re-turned to their home In] Oklahoma, after ten days visit with' ; Mrs. Avoir's sister, Mrs. Walker Fox. I LC-L> Moore's mother left Monday foi- Heuer Springs to .spend the winter with a son there. Whales arc extinct in the waters surrounding Newfoundland. Greenland, and Spilzbergen. where (hey once were very numerous. lie forests near here. of Cleveland win the Canadian- American pair championship a Niagara Falls, N. Y., recently over a strong field representing both! countries. | In this hand we find that the declarer did not receive a favorable opening, which would have been a spade. She also lost the diamond finesse, hut still made her contract, by employing the squeeze.] The Bidding In the bidding, we find North and South each mentioning a three-card suit. South bid three one of the Interesting spadc.s to make a constructive bid IRITZj Last Time Today Matinee 2:30—lOc - 25t Night 6:.|5—lOc - 35c Lone Oak News The Rev. w. J. LeRoy of the ROXY Mat. 2:?,U, 10-25c N'ife r.:-!5, 10-25c Friday &, Saturday HOOT OIliSON in POINT' Creighton Chancy Serial— "I.iist Frontier" and Cartoni I hands that helped Mrs. G. A. H. i Gardner and Mrs. A. C. 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A brand-new twist in movi stories—it's a howl! ,f Poplar Corner Ted Berry returned home Wed- esciay after a short visit with his Her at Rector, Ark. He W:LS nc- mipaniiHi home by his sister, and Jr family. Mr. mid Mrs. George Farley and children visited relatives hi Missouri Sunday. "• ; ..-,. • '• j. w. Ladell of Jonesboro was lieie on business Tuesday. Ike and George Mcnitli and Joe Osborne me attending high school at Hornersville, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Simmons of Hoseland visited at Poplar Corner Sunday. ' ' t Mrs. J. R. King shopped in ISIy- tlievllle Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. liiyan Ofborne Biive n dance Saturday night. Johnnie Lane, who lias been 111 since he arrived here, is much improved. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Rice visited Mrs. Rice's parents at Roseland Saturday night. _ _ . The Washington Monument Is 555 feet high. t; BARGAIN'S IN NEW i USED FURNITURE R.J.DODSON ?,03 E. 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AIl-Amftrican smath of the hour, with Thil Big SvirpiM COM— DICK POWELL, ANN DVORAK, PAT O'BRIEN, LYLE TAIBOT and a xon of Foment gridiron store! PARAMOUNT NKWS - CHARLEY CMASK CO.MKDY

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