The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 30, 1933 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 30, 1933
Page 5
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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30,.' 1983 .BLYTHEVILLK, (AUK.) COURIER NEWS FA01 FIT* Now You Gap See "What the Best Dressed Men Are Wearing" Further Growth Appears in .Prospect for Blytheville Industry. The iilythevllle Canning Co.. in die best and biggest year since it;- establishment In 1929. brought tc niytheville and Mississippi county In 1933 Increased wage payments and increastc. payments to miners producing the beans and .spinach which ln° plant packs The plant this year produced r iO,000 cases of green and wax beans, 37,000 cases ot spinach, and lil.GOO cases of pea*. The beans snd spinach are grown In this vicinity and netted the farmer: who prcduced '.hem »42.946. The peas are Imported, from the west rnd Eene to keep the plant opcr- aling at seasons when no locn 1'ioduce Is available. Pajnill Higher Between 150 ar.d 200 persons vcre employed at the plant during its perious of operction this year compared to from 100 lo 125 Ins year. Wages were higher, to mee NBA requirements, and the period of operation was longer, resulting in an increase in the total labor payroll from $9.280 last year to $19,041 this year. George Greb is president and general manager of the company, and F. D. Relchel h vice-president and secretary. Mr. Greb. an experienced canning factory operator, who came here from Wisconsin In 1929 to take oy.r the p!unt from the local chamber of commerce, which had established It, Is confident of [he future of the Industry here. "Our program for next year and (he years ahead will be limited I'hiefly by possible code restrictions on acreage or production of vege- tobjes for canning.' he declared. "Wo have found local soil and climatic -conditions cuitable for the production of bcan^ and spinach <if high quality, and our products have found a splendid reception in the markets we have entered." U. S. May Limit Production Mr. Greb said present indica- licns were that the plant's bean quota for next year might be re- urictcd under ti.c government policy of preventing overproduction, but that he lipped to be able k- increase spinach acreage. He f.lans also to continue the pack- Ing of imported western psas. and Is considering canning kidney beans, which also would be boughj in., the., we'sj. . . .,' ; ..j. Farmers have leained that bean's and spinach for the canning fac-- lory ar3 profitable crops and the Ic-.'al factory lias more requests for production contrac!.'- than it can grant. One grower near Roea l.i educed seven tors of beans on an acre of land. The average I.rice paid farmers for beans this j(.ar was slightly over S« per ton. Godfrey White of Osceola produced over half of the plant's ipinnch tonnage th'.s year and was 10 pleased with the return that lie is contemplating an extensive expansion of his acreage for next year. The growing of H-ans and spinach fo.r the canning factory proved the salvation Ihis year of num- u cus farmers in the vicinity ol Tomato and Rosa whose bnds are without levee protection. High watt r. In the spring made it im- r.Oisible. for them to get in their usual cotton acreage, but they larned good return? from vegetables. The land* r.long the river H you've wondered what the'-well-dressed American man wears, study the sartorial lines of these Americans pictured'here are among "the world's ten best dressed men"—by vole of tailors of tomlon, New York Hollywood, l-'rom left to right arc: F. Frailer- Jelkc, New York sto:k broker, In a business suit; William Goadby Ix»w, Nn\- York broker, in a sports outnt; Adolphe Menjou (top), motion', picture actor, and Fred Astalre, American dancer (below), siwrting stturt derbies ior bowlers. If you please); and Anthony J. Drexel' Biddle of Philadelphia in a two-piece ensemble for country wear. Astaive. while not omo'ig the first ten ..' - was given honorable mention. New Home|of the Blytheviile Country Club u. s. mm (Continued l-Vo'ii I'agc One) twice us much for wages In 1931 as In 19'J2. The Courier New, has attempted i:c comjirthehsivc survey of Just how tills Increase In community ijiendlng power has improved business, interviews ",1th u number of merchants In representative Hues. howo\er, jir.tity the stalc- lle predicted furtlicr improvement (or 1934. Tom W, Jackson, onolher old Miner Iji business here, WM equally oiitlmLsttc. "Tlio last live irontlis of 1433 snw n decided impiovement," he said, "and. I look for 183* to be even better. The Improvement c« in u a short tine after Roosevelt t»umed olllcfc nud 1 believe his policies have been directly re iponslulc. TIii! price our farmers obtained for their cotton would have been nearer 5 cent* n [»uhd had 11 not been fov the crop ukan donment scheinu," lie d«l«red. Harry Khby of Klrby Brotlwni Uiug company suicl lhat hlx stores hnd enjoyed the lx*t fall bus! ness since 1028 and .that evory- lliliiK iwlnted to continued Im- proM'iuent. Mnnufucturers wliose products he handler, he said, hati ndvliicd him to prepare for ft bl(- KL'i In 1034 limn In years. J. J. Daly, local manager for the J. C. IVinuT Co.. snld that hl< store's luJIt business was tlie blg- !> since 1029 ami Indicated lhat liU comrxiny, nlso, was expecting fuvlher Improveiiieiit next ye«r. Virtually nil llri's of business fhiirrd In the upturn, but none lierhaps more so thcin the automobile Irude. After more than a yenr of relnllvc stiigimtlon the demand for new cans 8tep|>cd up sliLirply, while use:l cars also .sold more readily Hum last year. J. W. Sliouse df Hie Sliouse- I/llle Chevrolet company, n new concern, stikl Hint h'.s cominny was mure than please^ with Its llrst yen;-'.s business. "Our new ear bmlum for the year was 110 |K" cent of our r,rota," he snld. "and we are confident of sharing in further gains expected by Ihe automotive Industry for 1U34." liank deposits locally and In other communlUc? In thU> and nearby counties reflected the gen- I'uil business impiovomenl. De l»sits at (he Fnrmers Bunk and 'l'ii«l company here recently pns seel the $1,000.000 ninrk for the first time In seveial years, mor; ']i;in doubling tin 1 figure for the early pint of the yenr. OlliL'l x of hank activity nlEo re fleeted the Improvement In biul i:ess of all kinds. Farm lands Imve been In gcxx {lemand this fall, M prices sub Manually above ll'ose prevullln a yenr ngo. City rtal estate ha nlso shown Improvement, an ugents for rental properties re port that not only arc they h»v ins no difficulty In finding ten ants but that collection of rents 11:- much less a problem than ' was a year ago. A (Cheering VisitiFroni the First Lady ero yoil gel an Idea of that well known chc5r Mrs. Franklin D. ooscvell in famous for radiating. You can lell tlul W. L. McGinn, patient In the enlisted men's ward ut the U. S. Naval Hospital In Vashlngton. 1). C,, feek better already as the First Lady warmly shakes hb> hand. iombing of Railroad Station Regarded as Part of Plot Against King. BUCHAREST, Roiminnln, Dec. 3t> W>—Bombing a! the Sinaln r.ullwny station whore the body of the murdered premier Ion Uuca wus bcl|iB taken to Bucharest led to wldcifrefld fear lo- rthy of a wliolesalc. Nazi plot Hgninst the royal family and government. Wild reports of nn attempt etrdnst King Carol and (lunger In his red haired sweetheart. Mad- Lupescu, swept through Rou- lii and bronchi hurried rc- liicsslvc measures by the state. Martial luw was declared throughout the country, u. strict press censorship Imposed and all public New Year celebrations prohibited. Theaters were closed and public gatherings Vanned. IX'splte the declaration ot Nicholas Constanilncscu, Duca's r.uasstn, wlio wns held under heavy rd for transportation to Bucharest, that he filone was concerned the slaying, the bombing Incl- iSi-nt hi which on- 1 child was fli- jurcd was regarded as evidence of u larger plat. H(litcr Undfr Bond MOBILE, Ala. (UP)—John Greek. Jr., known In ring circles as Johnnie Laumr, was placed under $200 bond here recently pending trial on charges of trespassing resulting from the theft of two dozen siilsuma oranges. Amchg the community^ achievement:- of the year was ihe erection of this spacious clubhouse at tlicl Blytheville Country club. -It was'rbmli by Everett u.^Gee, owner of the club, and memoers co-operated in i ' . ... -.-'.!.'. .its financing. , i modern and well-equipped canning fictory.. designed 'tcr.Tiuaritlly.; pr<H rluclion of quality- products.'- -Its ucans-'and Spinach..have won favor In' leading markets .of- the-.states just west of -the .Mississippi -river; iiom Iowa south;-, and-sales .have recently been-oxtended. to ; Kansas, Oklahoma and '• Texas. . Pussyfoot Johnson Favors 50-Cent Tax-on BINGHAMTON. N..Y. (UP)—The weis will - have a -..lot •. of' explaining to do in the nexf.few.years.'-Wil have been found particularly well limn E. (Pussyfoot); Johnson,.wide adapted to bean arrt spinach pro- tuction. The local plant ij a thoroughly ly-known prohibitionist,' declarcd'on a visit--here.' .:.•••• . • - "We dry5 ; have';-becn'.'doing'<!ie xplaining, for 14 years,", he said. Now It is the wets' turn to wear hat well-worn shoe' and do a llt- le explaining." Johnson favored a 50 cent per gallon maximum tax on whisky prevent bootlegging. 1934 Chicago Fair May Get Famous Diamonds CHICAGO tUP)— Marion Mer- Paid in Full The wish that 1334 may prove us goiKl 11 year for the Aikan- sas fanner ns IM3 was expressed today by a veil known local man. "For the first lime in 22 ycare every tenant paid me everything he owed, had money ahead and will be able to furnish himself for the next year," Ihc speaker said, referring to a farm of several hundred acres. cer. director of the diamond exhibit at A Century of Progress Exposition, hns announced that he will attempt to obtain three world- I ment that volume of busincs' famous diamonds for exhibition i this year was up 2:1 ID 30 per cent at next summer's show. I from 1932. Some concerns re- Mercer said that' he could not i F<>rl«i c «» ""V gains, while announce the names and present ah(lrs t ' 1llc(l ; °, sl;nrc l»'°P™tton- owners of the stones he has In ctc W '" lllc S" 11 mind because advance notice of Joe Isnncs, whose experience as his Intentions might Jeopard™ negotiations. - He will negotiate with / 934 the owners In Europe. a Blythcvills merchant goes bncR to the town's beginning, suicl 1933 ' fccmed like the- return o[ old times. After watching this city's .progressifpr-thc past 24 years we naturally, feel >'a ; great interest in its future. ' We- I«iievevin; ; thc ability and industry of its''inhabitants,'.; and ^ lhat the most will be made.oi the:oppor-' tunilics of 193'1. : ''"'.'.".' ' May we (hank our friends-and "CMstojiiers:. for their past business, nnd-wish-'tKem health, happiness and prosperity.'-'.-..',./ "Tom W. Jackf on Gas, Oil and Tires Corner Ash & Second Sit. . Phone- * f Ring out the Old! ' Ring in the New! The whole crew of us join in sharing with you the Happiness and Goodfellowship of the NEW YEAR. AVe gratefully thank you for the attention you have given us in the past year. Watch For Announcement • of New 1984 Chevrolet SHOUSE-LITTLE CHEVROLET CO. lE end of I. he year finds us with much lo be thankful for - - Good business, good health and a bright outlook for 1934 E wish lo thank every one of our customers for their patronage, and lo pledge ourselves lo au- , . other year of good \ service a n d friendship •> HUBBARD HARDWARE CO. Phone 32'-

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