The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 3, 1934 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 3, 1934
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BLYTHEVILLE^ARK.) PAGE THREE 3 Wholesalers Have Had Big Year; Vicious Price Wars Ended. tth U the »e«nd «' OB "Amtrka Under tb* W« Ik" • « C«,ri*r News JOUPMJ «f SfirtaU c the Chicago's Business Revived nter. of sltu»U« of » after tU •ft WILLIS THORNTON ' Jan. 3.—Tnb great brawling, hustling beehive in which s^arm- J per cent of all the American people—greatest railroad, grain ,jid livestock center In the country—has managed tg raise itself to .a teve! of something very like prosperity. •Haw? Fifty per cent' World's Pair ind 50 per cent NRA, is the way a big- downtown store executive explains it. Chkago'6 grim slogan of "1 will" is no pipe dream. Sne has. There Isn't any question about ih» improvement. It shows in e»ery field, beginning in midsummer. - - Crdcato is trie supply center of all-the'central-and western states. So w-hen in August. Chicago held its "fall market opening" it held Its breaii as well. 1 . 8*7«rs Sionn City But S5.QOO merchants came swarming' down on Chicago—more than ever before in history.- The> flight, somewhere between 25 anc 30' million dollars' worth of goods from" the big wholesalers." An ordinary year brings 10.000 buyers and orders of around 15 mil lions. One wholesale house, sell ing' apparel and household goods reported orders from Texas from dealers'.who had not placed an or der in' years. The mail-order business, whic centers here, reports a minor boom Several textile wholesalers repor that they actually are short stock. Chicago, too, has had labor trou bles. Two disastrous strikes in th millinery- and • dress lines came a the height of the season, and th milliners lost the whole season business.,'' B°f h strikes resulted recognition .of tlie unions, but s millinery, and three dress firm moved, out. of town. L^mndrj War Halted The' .greatest cleanup .was in the. laundries..'of' which Chicago .has 1*00.''They' we re. in' the'midst 6f. a vicious, piice- war '-when NRA cam? along,'a&ti :the'n'-'n ; laundries which refused \.-to lt 'fly- the Blue : Epgte threitprisld 'to: riuh-the industry.. :JP?icie cutting reached :--a- point wf;*re'.~3pir.e. '.laundries w.ere • giving a^ajr- Ajifee-. shirks with.every 10 pourKts: bf.'liundry...-.-.:, -'-'' .' J -fit*in 48'hoirs the- whole vi- It 'irir'.wis hilt^i and leads'-tabloid the SKA compliance W»ra .h«* ihat it hid done . in 4»ihoor« what thry had befn •Bible-to; do in 25 .years- .\HMments had been nude before, kpt always brakfn. This one it'telac; aaiai- to iffck. • : , Paui'.'KunnlngY'seoretarj- of the Association .of .Commerce and a leader, in .compliance.', .work, telb you 'of 'v(sio.le progress in cleaning up : trie'cleaning and dyeing, beauty parlor,-' "arid ' garage and parking businesses.' .all. of which had been nwre or-ftss infested'with racketeers.' .-'.-• ' •-. Kwketttra Are Routed "There are a dozen places in town where rackets, will be. broken up.' says. KunnUig- "It. is .being dont siniply' by allowing responsible pec- pie to reassuine command." "Trie Chicago compliance boan' has 17 members, serving as volunteers! They have had 3436 complaints, all'but 41 of which wen- settled by conciliators without formal board hearings. • • K. P. O'Gallajh'r, executive secretary of the board, tells you, "Ir addition to settling-these thousands have secured to employet RITES HELD FOR mey Hill Once Wealthy .Planter One Ol County S • i ,-*•• Loved utizens. llic past week with Mrs. Ho- parents, Mr. nml Mrs. J. U. f th'.-, i>lacc. vll ciarey and family luve 10 Whltlon. ivo|>ened Monday alter Christmas holidays. Mhs RsU'nC lleynold.s '.va.-) the Sati;:;h\- night gucsi of Miss Van- c ,,* and ('.nighter were guests 01 II 1'. Ui'yii'iMs ami fmnllv Sumlav ailcr- noon. - I Mi* cora Warren and S3 n ford OSCEOLA, Ark.-Fiiiici-nl serv- 1 !Inyu , s ^ frf , s of MKs . [ml _ ices for William Waller Driver. jmn Mt Slim | ay afternoon. C2, who died suddenly Salurdnyl M , , ml Mjs Jo!in Alllim , nnvi , following a slroke of apoplexy, j mcv( . ;i M were held at 10:30 Monday nior- 1 ____ residence of his Mrs. Fuller Tedforil and son, Vernon, were guests Sulimlay of Mrs. J. N. Holland. J. N. Holland mid J. H. Han- iion ulk'iidi'd ilu- quorum court M'NSlon ;it O.H'eoUi Monday. Mr. and Mrs. I.onzo Palmer of Blylhevlllo Uslled Mrs. Palmer's <moih<.T, Mrs, Sam Iloggard, Sat- 1 unlay night. Hayti Society — Persona! nlng from the brother's widow. Mrs. Ely E. Driver. The Rev. E. L. Cole. Baptist | pastor, officiated. Burial was made' at Violet cemetery. Nephews of, Mr. Driver served as pall hearers. Mr. Driver, (it one time the fioutli's biggest individual colton planter, was one of South Mississippi county's best loved citi-l lfns I Eu-A-.ud Klionrle of Anndiuko, He was Ihe son of Sarah L. andjOkki. uho lias been here th? past James V Driver, early settlers, 1 week w.-iliiii; his mother nnd sis- mid one of a large family of ehll- jler.s. Mi.s. Wulf Khmirie mid dnugh- dren of whom only two, J. S. lers. has relumed to Ills humi 1 . Driver of Memphis and Mrs. John HaipV, Johnson of charleslun has S. Rowland of Hot Springs, sur- been :., : e the past week visiting hi; vlve. He was never married. [coi^n. Ham Ridgewny. Mr. Driver was horn a few miles l Car: l!.i-,kin. druggist :it lliab'n- soulh of Osccola at the ante belhnn Icr's Drug store. Is In Kansas City F.. F. Abbolt of Lepanto Mourned by Neighbors. As ii Real Man. j . —— ! Annie Laurie llnilj- of Mciiip'.ils LEPANTO. Aifc—I'or years, E: P.; w i, 0 visited her aunt, Mrs. E. E "Kid" AWxm, 01. farmi'd around nomar for a few days, returned to l-cpanto. despite Ilic tai-l that h; I i :Pr ] 101]K . Wednesday, had lost both of his legs in a train j,|,- an ,| \, Irs (jinnies HoVx-rsoi wreck. ' 01 No. 23 and Mr. mid Mrs Sam D Today lie Is dead, due to a stioke, whittle spent Hutulay with Mr. and nf apoplexy, an:! Ills neighbors and .\) K p p jjoinar friends mourn him. for Abbou to, ,,„,,,;. lvi) , bl . ( ., urch M ^ m at their minds was a real man. Xu , lll)( , r Nlll? similny. Fvnvnnc Is KiiKKCd ami fearless cl charae-: ijivhed. ter. Autxill batiled \\ith his mls-j Hymn books were used for gun fddlng in the battle of Spfing- leld In 1780. Jordan, county neat of Sarfleld roitnly, Montana, L-> yo miles from a railway. Packers paid a. million 'and a half apiece in Increased wages under RA but made money none the lesp Miles of trains: bring llve- iiome in Ihe river which Is still n land mark nnd which served as the base of his extensive farming operations, which at one time ox- tended over 15.000 acres of Mississippi county land. His fortune crumbled the Mi. .nut Mrs. J. W, Golden nnd diiiig!i:<-r. Louise and son. J. W. Jr. ! speii! .Sunday aftenicrm In Giwn- ] wav. .-Mk., visiting Mrs. nolden's .pjrrnis. MI-. and Mrs. J. W. Gnr- micl won out tlironiih per- yfveraiu'e. Year in uiitl year out, Abbolt "made" u crop, and It was nearly always a buin|ier. No on; Hindi- it for him. for Abbott plow- id i-.lniM'lf. With one c-nrk leu nn:l llu 1 otlii'r lefjH'Ss une Mtjip;?: l.'d by rriilch. Abbott .T-kul ini man lur help. H:s greatest hn])|>lii:'!.s was help- g iK'ygars \\lio stHiu-tlmt's .striye;] into iu\vn. llo is survived by lil.s wife mid nine children. I-'un''riil ?etvli;e\ v:erc condutled by llcv. Hall- Mr, and Mrs I-'loyd Asii am; :\ir. and Mrs. Kluin .Miirlin are movliiB lo Missouri this week. Mr. and Mr.v Sam II. Whittle are taking the Mnr.- lln house and Mr. and Mrs. 1'aiu CiilHns ai'e moving 10 ihi 1 liunsr formerly iii-i:up!:'d by Mr. and Mra Mi'. 1 ;. C.mth'S Itobi'r.son S]>eii! 'I'ui'.silay wllh hi-r mother. Mrs. An- I tile I'rllchui-d. Tells How Cardui Stopped Cramping "Several years ago. when I was younger, I was advised to take Cnrdui for cramping nnd Irregular trouble," writes Mrs. Esther L. Uodson, of ,Appleton City, ?.Jo. "H Velped me and stopped the cramping f feel that my good health Is one to Cardui, and 1 can certainly recommend II to other women." When womanly oclies and pains on;l cramps are due to a weak,rundown condition, tnkc Cardul. Thousands of women [ratify Cr.rclul lias benefited then), ft It does not benefit, YOU, consult a physician. CRADF. A Raw Milk Phone 74 Craig's Dairy Kkron News Notes ock. to! Toe- p*ns of the great slaughter houses and packing plants "' The Rev. Mr. Viuibibljcr, Mrs. . Vanliibber, and their children were cotton market decline in 1920. His | MI.SV.S AimaL'eth Llmbaugh and ! sin-its Sunday of Mr. nnd Mrs. W. holdings were operated under ajoru Kc-lley left for Paydl;. Mo., [j. llcillaiid. trusteeship for several years and | w lie:-L- '.ln'y arc allendliiK whool. i Miss Alblc Ryan of Twenty-nine ultimately were token over by J. \ioiul.u-. Missis Llmbaueh and [ and Ciirl.l'off of llnlf Moon were T. Pargason company of Memphis, with the exception of the home >lace, which was redeemed by Ills >rother. Abner Driver. Following the loss of his fortune he con-, j, tinued farming on a reduced scale I" and made his home In O.sccola un til his death. !)CK . -.lie both freshmen at thei unllMl In marringe Saturday night, (olleye. I Jim Alexander nnd Urvln Alex- ^et' jr.. (>[ Memphis. Is arcler of Unit Moon visited J. N. .'isitini; hi-j fallie-. W. T.; Holland 1'riclay night. :t]ic-:y i Mis. Jim Alexander uml dnu E::n:r Wi:bnnks jr., who Is al-'ter Louise. Mrs. Pear! Alexander j tendiii'.- LOlli-^e at SL. Loulb. and ', had Ivcii ivjre th? past wrsk vls- •v,r.b relavlvcs nnd frienils. re- ' and childrtn of Half Moon, am Wardell News turned lo his Lome at St. Louis i Friday issornlni!. i Mrs. George Jimmerson cf Lit-1 Mrs. J. D. Hill and sons. Troy I tic Rook. Ark. \vlio liad been here', end Hurley, returned Monday irom j visitiny her jurrni-j. Dr. and Mrs.! a visit in Alabama. ;J. S. Ci/iipcr?. for Ihe past week. I ODnucn Rv t r cut n aTiriNK Mrs. Sallle Homey and children]returned t« h»r >:oinc Sauirday. I Jl ROVEI> BT z ttNtKAIIONi SHORTE COLDS "BURKE HARDWARE COMPANY" The One Price Store Sells For Less \Vt have the Most Complete Line nf Hardware in Eiislern AHwnsas! Nut the Lai-Rest, But the Most Complete. Burke Sells For Less Why ami How? Our Overhead is Less. We Pay Cash - - We Hell for Cash. We Ivive no delivery. No porters or hinh (lowered sulesincn. Obviously Why Citn't We Hell for Less? It's no secret as to how and why. Come In and lie Convinced. We AiTfpl the Ch HURKK OUK MOTTO HARDWARE COMPANY Sells For Less And We Have One Price To All ' Water and Itcsl Rotim* for Men, Women and Children 60 PR AND 17 ALEBJ' SlCIENTlSTi GUARANTEE UTMOST UWfORM/TY AND QUALITY,, t--raises were the' 'leaffinffVflrihs even /'The.Chicago;federation'admits it his only 'about;.13'per"cent .of the atpckFaroT.worters ror'gafiked. but .ihfse ; are'-in .the-'.vital:'.handllng de- o'rprlce^uit^ra^s'urtfairlKdl Unorganized o'r'cpmpahy union ma_.'. - ... ^ •_ •- . \ • ^ •. _' i •• • " iQrttv"'- • " ' ' ' ,!•'-' : thit ' hiisiness '- qonferehces recently .were l;eld • tnat, business ^: loQking . toward;.a national ,.. that.' r rle&s: ; to Bosines? meh" hare-corn^'Ir'anvt/eliminatJbn -' practices. But he ' deplores men fear fc-'topheavy bureaucracy snd "too much jiictalion",'from' labor.- , . Strike, of pacting-house workers. aW 'there seems considerable dls- of complaints, we payment of $40,000 which we found due them under NRA.' -"Labor and employer memberr have worked tojetlwr with little friction, as you can see by the fact that in no case lias any minority opinion been submitted by any bosrd member." •>• babw Is BentflttA Only three eagles were recom- mtndetl for removal, and of 425 petitions lor exceptions. 130 were approved. The Chicago Federation of Ui- boc, strongest central body in the Business -. opinion ; l& .widely . enrach divMjrd./oo NRA. that a committee -of .lit, .Issociatkm of Commerce, arianiied. to framt a statement .of its ait)lode, *ai unable, to come to any lifTermtnt! Nor was. this .association able to follow'.the. 0. S.' phamber .of Coin-, merce on 'the 'g&vernrnent's" money :wlicy. After'long and'careful co.ri-l jideration by a'-'cornrrtittee oi Chicago^ really lag -'men.' they' asked only' a prompt-. returrl : fo a' gold standard 'such'as shwild. be 'deter- by the president. country, reflects NBA to, labor. the benefits of "We rtpect to have 400.000 members soon after the first ol the yew." s»y s E. M. Nockles, secretary. "That's an Increase of som; 50,000 since last March. "O»n fffcrUlon b behind Fres- Idttrt K*oieVeH Vwts and bm- ches. -Re's ttit first president for ma«y j»»M. wte n»Uj- wunt? lo swre all the pe»pJe." NocWti doesn't agree on comoli- ance. He thinks of employers that "every 'cne of (hem has been cheat- In? IHte 'a horse-tlilef. hoping the NRA will break down." ' G*e» AJter "Ckbekrs" Tte federation's radio staltou, «' k ed for examplas of chis- and received 35,000 replies, all of whleli were nuhdled up an'd tent to A. F. of L. headquarters in Wash- Ington without local In General- Jorinagn made a definitely bad'impression, on buslnf.v. men here on his speaking-tour. Trey, bitterly resented his -Invecr 'ive. . ..." •.'.-'; '.;•'. ' "We'll listen , to . reason'." one 'of them, told me, ' ! but, we can do that without, calling'nlmes." Others, including reporters for oapers opposing the NRA,-told me they thought' Johnson -das "swell" and "went over big.'" Some idea of what NRA means to the huge patking industry here may be gained from' the fact that the first year under tht code Is expected to cost Swift & Co. a million and a half -in increased wages and Armour about the same. Tel they sea* able to carry this burden. Annow, .Cjdahy, ' satisfaction with' even NRA conditions. One labor official told me, "Our problem' is to try to: hold them down 'and keep them from striking Immediately .before organization is coiupleted." It was in Chicago that I met the "consumeMt-.lseler." He was introduced na ot the i merce. Hanna told me of one caw ol. » restaurant across the strec' from 'a factory., CMUOHK. ChlteL Too 'Tlie factory hands all got the! raises," Hanna reports, "but when they found tv:at the restaurant keeper, who also had increased ex pense under the code.' liad to raise hfe prices a little, the factory men started to go home to lunch Instenc, ol eating at.the restaurant, as the had been doing for years. , "That's a perfectly natural re action, but It certainly is chiselin just as much a& anything else. Th consumer who-is unwilling to pas along port of his income by will ingly paying increased p^ 1 * 5 wlle they're Justified Is just as bad chlssler ss an employer who cheat on his payroll.". Observe these things In Chicago A labor leader kicking about th SHA, though organization ha gained 50,000 members. And pack about NROA; thoug "on, am aU ma«e'b*iUr>.<w- Ings, than last -jrarj despite increased c»sts. • • ' . The wfiole : trtck 'herr. as with automobiles. • ]i cs ln w hetl;er sales volume increases lii ' 193<. ^There is ; hope of export £f lard to 'HOs- ' ' than NEXT: SU PM!, center of a jrta farming redo"., where NRA b ex trtmely o round, so firm, so fully packed loose ends to spill M to lips On i-vrry fiiii 1 tobacco plant there are only a fc»- li-;ivcs that we buy for l.ucky .Strike-. Not the top leaves— ln-rauM' tl:i-y :irc under-iU'vclopei). Not tin 1 linttiiiii leaves—hi'causi- those are inferior in quality. \Vi- select only the ci-nti-r li-avrs—hi-cmsi 1 lilt- o-nler Icavrs jrr tin.- tnilJcst anJ fully lipf for perfect smoking. Only the centet leaves are used in making Luckies —so round, so firm, so fully packed —free from loose ends that spill out, that cling to lips. Is it any wonder Luckies are mild and smooth? And remember, "It's toasted"—for throat protection-for finer taste. sla. for there enormous' stocks of both lard aud pork- 'In 'storage; hanging -over the 1 m'a'rlfet. '•" ' Feir TlKie 1 . has -been-, little labor, trouftle In th*': 'packing Direct {rum the Metropolitan Of era House A complete O,tri cvciy SiluTjj; Jt l P. M., Ijstttn Slini>r4 Time, over Red ar.i Blue r.elworkl of NBC. Always the Finest Tobacco .EH and only the Center Leaves

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