The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 7, 1933 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 7, 1933
Page 2
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MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 1933 (ARID potman FAQ* Arkansas-Missouri Power Go. Serves 100 One of Ark-Mo Power Company's Model Planls l/ Concern Supplies Current (or Manufacturing, Mining, Etc. Electric service for approxlmale- ly 12.000 consumers In Arkansas and Mi-.sourl Is supplied by Arkansas-Missouri Power company's huge- system wh'.rh is directed through its central offices In Ely thevllle. It Is generally conceded that the Arkansas-Missouri Power company maintains one ol the largest biisl- , and mechanical organization' I of any Industry in this section. Its large force of employes eacli year draws a payroll of approximately $215,000. according to O. P. Moss. I general manager of the utilities l(*t.ipany. ' fin addition to Us three large k power plants which supply a por- 1 tion of the electric current to cus- Itomere in more than 100 Arkansas I and Missouri towns, the company I operates two hydro-electric plants I on Spring river about tlirc-e miles I from Mammoth Springs, Ark. The | company also owns the famous I Mammoth Spring, the largest spring I In the United Stales, which each year attracts hundreds of visitors 1 from other section.?. An investment of approximately j J7.000.00C is represented by the. 1 company's large holdings In the two I slates which include, in addition to the electric plants, nin» ice manufacturing plants with an annual I output of 20,000 tons. When the company was orgi in : 1923 it served a comparatively Jir.all territory, which inelui!?d Blytheville, Kennett, Rector, Caruthersville and Piggctt. It acquired the properties of tne old Missouri ! Southeastern Utilities company whicn had operated in tlie local | field since 1915. Gradually the officials of the company were able to make improvements in equipment and to make further expaaskm of service. Many towns in this section which had been without electric service ol any kind, and many which desired to [ improve the service afforded by small and inadequate municipal i plants, asked for and secured trans- jjission lines and electric current ftOm the Arkansas-Missouri- com- UK FORCE I In the above picture Is .shown one of the three large' power plums of the Arkansas-Missouri I'ower company that furnish a portion of Ihe electric current used by more than 100 towns In Arkansas unit Missouri. The plant is equipped with the most modern machinery that can be secured, and also cludes an ice plant which supplies'the Walnut Ridge territory. BOSTON (UP)—When Dr. A.: la 1 , household belongings from I c,ulre<\ to hold the chlnuwnr llay 1 alone. And hts books filled mon m- [ilion 50 ca«es. . ' i a wren ere Lowell. 15, retired Harvard University president, moved Cambridge to his old Back KsleJence here, 75 barrels won; )rr>am,'ntion Numbers 170 With $215,000 Payroll Lasl Year. A force of 170 employe* Is nee •Mary lo handle ihc business of he Arkansa.s-MKsouil Power com- puiiy and HID work of Hi? nene'ral offices, located over Hie Fanners Bank ami Trust comp.uiy, i The roii'inny aLso maintains an office on Main street wliert loca^ accounts are handled »ml where rlectrlcnl appliances of various kinds aw displayed. Tlie power' ami ke plant i s located near the Frisco about three blocks south of t!u> Frlsro Freight office, fre annual payroll of the company lien- aggregate* niore thin that,of ony other local Industry. A p*»t tuna fun and Salratew BantUl, 54. bad a tr«lc battle, vnlch ended In a draw; both an- tatonlils died. S«ntlsl KM out In dwp enter* with hts son and two sailors sulk- Ing for tlinu with a harpoon, (rum a sailboat, steady of eye and arm, he splkfd a (treat dill righl 'between the fore fins »s lie hod done countless times before. This time, however, SanlW forgot to roll his rope before Mrlk- inr and It encircled hi! foot, only (o pull lilni overVoard when It* fish darleil for tne sea .bed. An hour later his companions recovered his body as If-cin* to Oie surface. On tin- oO*r eittrerii- Uy of the rope was the «rent tuna dead. • Boyki Baby Diet . Mury Joan noyleo, three months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Q, J. Boyles. died at the horn* of her pnrents on Highway el north of Blytheville yvslcrday. The baby's death was attributed to t'ollUv' BMldts her parcnti th* deceas-. ed Li survived by 11'brothers and slMers. Barfaer Sktp Proprietor Pintd on Uqu«r Charfe C, J. Speck, proprietor of a Main Jtrrft barber .ilvop.'wns fined $100 fur lilexal pos*esslon'of liquor -by Judge u. A. cuiminjliom In municipal court Saturday. . Pollr* trslined to the finding ol a qiKrl of liquor In a u>lr of oanls hanging in tin" fjhop. 9oeck-p>e- senled no evkjence In lib) U>fen.w after a demurrer to tlie evidence of the nltv by det«n« counsel on KroiUHU thai a barber shop Is not listed tunoin public plnce.i wliero possession of llq'ior h illegal, hat bee over-ruled. S^'Ovk sjipealed from the decWoii, II. I-:. MuoJy was lined for legal jwvwsxloti of Intoxicating 11- th* cento » Mg ifodu Tani Fish and Italian Fisherman Die in Struggle . NIZZI Dl SICIMA. Italy tUI^j Qiior. A waiTAiit for hLi arrest, on. a "Imrge of tntmporlmg was Kwt ainl a rase of powtflon ottalnst A E. Davis, r.Rsl-Maln ca(>; operator continued, An officer testifying li the l>ivk ease'sald Davis told liln "Mooily must huve binuglil It In referring to llqlior found them. ClurlM Hcvlll was lined |50 fo Illfgal possession. «ith»r. . the family home this afternoon at two o'clock with llw Ret. W, J, LeRoy, pnstor of tfie lake street MethodLH church, oftklatlnf. Interment will be. made In North Sawba cemetery. Tlie U. O. Moss .Undertaking Company Is Ui of funeral nrranfementa. • Scarciety •( Herte Hair v Brings Boom to Oregon . dMDud and a M«tttr of th» • cti - ' - : . The need for Kb™ hair for n*t> euei and In Increased building o pern 1 1 on s ('it's uHxl by plasterers)) created a bull market. Prloea rose from 3 lo 8 cents a pound. Decline In the number of horses on Oregon farms an<t rangM Ms ' lamrd for the dwindling supply: Warraati Oat for Pair WsrranlJi were Issued today ' for Percy W1UUU1M and Gordon' Wriglit, leved to have cUslwd In a west U fight Sunday afternoon.- Several stitches were required 'to close LI gusli In Williams' head following the brawl, according ., to reports. . . !•'•.•• The two, are charged vilih. disturbing the..p*aci!. . . • : - • V Tenant* Obey Laidrrd't Request— to Hi* Regret SAIjT LAKK CITY (UP)-D»niel K. !>avU requeued tiw tenants :ot hk property to move. \ They did but they tcok.'.th* l.ouse with them. • Davis reported to tho ' Ore. (UPt— "Horse Hnlr Very Scarce; High- read a headline Portland newspaper. office that, be requested tlie ten- aim to vacate trie premises v ind when he called to u tef they 'hart kept their word he found the hodw a • recent | nilwirg. For good measure, an.'ad' !ii[Ja«nt building also was moved.: During the past five years the company has spent huge sums, including $150.000 in the Blylhcville power plant for new generating equipment. It'now serves a wide area from Qsceola, ArK., as far north as Potosi,- Mo.,- approximately 60 mile- j south of St: Louis, and as far west as Pomona, Mo. Eight counties In I Arkansas alone use' electric current | supplied by the company. Perfect service under practically I all conditions is assured by the complete facilities of the company •While the company's own plant 1 are sufficient to produce power for t the'area'ff serves, additional cur[rent is obtained through the trans- I mission'lines of the Arkansas Power and Light company with whosi lines the local company's are conj nected. Some of the current uset I in Blytheville is transmitted here I directly from the large hydro plant; [at tlie Remmel and Carpenter dams I near Hot Springs and the stean I plant at Sterlington, la. Among the larger users of electrii [current supplied by the Arkansas [Missouri company are flour mills [granite quarries, "tif;" mines, mill I condenseries and; scores of smal 1 plants and factories manufacture [a wide variety of items. In the cotton belt many gins HE I electric current for power tnsteai lof steam or other force. The clec- Itrtc powered gins are usually these Ifhfch have the latest forms'Of |«uipment. and many glnners de""T* that much waste Is avoided .. the use of electricity. Mr. Moss, who has'had many lyears of experience in the public Imtilities business, came to Blythe[ville In 1919 and operated the prop- lerties of the old Missouri South- leastern Utilities company. He was I'made general manager of the Ar" aittas-Missouri Power company In Other officials of the company J'Who have offices liere are K. D. Car- •ipenter. assistant treasurer, and C 11. Seal, chief engineer. Both are llcompetenl esrcutlvear with consid- lierabie experience acquired through T years of service in trc business. Atlanta Politician! II Sicn Economy Code : ATLANTA. AU5- 1 (OP)-An At- Ilanta alderman. Alvln L. Rich- lards, and hts opiionent for r*-elec- htioh, Elh B. Barrett, have signed an agreement believed unique in Ijpolitlcs—at ifiift in Atlanta. || They have pledged each other lo rmake no noli'-i^ 1 speeches, to em- ipioy no campaign workers, lo dis- " tribute no printed matter, and lo :5penS no money on the campaign. ,£ach Is lo rely on |>ersonal solici- lation of voters by himself and his Memls. i! The two opponent said Ihey hfwinrt the agreement to save 1 money. tw ., .1 pear tree U*:*r,ch bearuTir both blossorru and m nearly nutured fruit was exhlb- IjIWd here by Mrs. Olive Beddaway. Cooking cap WHEN YOU USE ELECTRICITY Hours of dr*lKery In the kitchen ure dpne'iWiy with wh?n you rcitk wi. the —" W^ST1M«HO11KE Kkcjric Kjinjrr, and rooklnp nrliiuillv l>eroni M it --•-'-'—'-- i;oY*n^rjni!iie lp5s-'»U«»i(oi>, I . ........,-,-..... i ',oh HtnreiJ '• h>kt,'; seaf iii|{', \n, evffr.V^ !droj>',.'of.''-'lhev.jir.ef Jow[.; flaybTi niiteiji Ovens, of.-sonie'~IK* years: ago.-' •''''•' ceding Another new. development i^ the W«iitipeh<iu,s* Quick-t'ook unit, 1 whkh^ j(iveS Voii from 30 per cent, to 50 u^r- cent greater speed and from 10 per cent to 20 per cen! Kr-aler efficiency, depending on th« .kind and quantity of food beinif cooked. ' Ld m demonstrate the Westw^ home without obliation A new kind of IRON -- Correct ironing temperature always! L UTOMATIC" — «Wng mechanically what I to be done X by human hands. You know what that ..ans. Ease—• comfort — relaxation; freedom for the hands and the brain. Here's an electric iron that's automatic. A control built into the iron keeps it always at the right heat for ironing. It never get* too hot or too cool. You can leave it without pulling out the j-tug. When you return there** no waiting for the iron to beat up. It's ready for work, became U'j "automatic." No worry about an iron '• you've forgotten. No pulUnj the pi ug out and putting it back a gain to keep the heat right. The West iughoujc Automatic i» a new kind of iron. It maintain* perfect ifoning temperature — *lway*. You can't tell the difference in thin iron until you me one. , Try it out today. \ Arkansas-Missouri Power Co "Ai Your Service 99

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