The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 21, 1933 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 21, 1933
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MONDAY, AHQUST 21. 1933 <ARK.>- coiuuiw FED KEEPS 01 ON I'S Transportation Wizard I Auto-Aviation Manna t e Fnters tin Shipbuilding and Tax-Building. I By VEA 8*r»l« OHICAno.—What Is Errett Lob- I ban Cord up lo now? ' T^iat 5 what everyone Is asking in Die transportation world, wlileh has ftlt the Cord Impact several times before. Acquisition by Cord of tlie New York Shipbuilding C'oiporatlon and the Checker Cab I ManufaclurinK Corporation in otw- [two style within a'few weeks, has I net ihe industrial world buzzing. Cord, who Is only 38. began with [uiiio-biilldlng, Hn .bought a rini- I down lastr (Auburn) and swiftly I convened It Into one of ihe bit ] P.IHO companje. 1 : of Ihe country, I made money,' und lefl Ills mark Ion llw df-slgn of every car built I since lhai lime. Worried C'omjietitors He went into aviation, bought k small factory .(Slin&oiV; eslab- a plane line 'Century) to his planes, i;ave ihc whole plane industry fits with low bids | for airmail contracts, sold out [to a worried competitor, and I wound Hi) in control of that com- j pnilor. He is one of Ihe big fac- \ Icrs in air transportation.. A fe'V weeks.ago he gained con- |trol of the'New York Shipbuilding Corporation. 1 Whose' yards at ICamden, N. J.. are one of the 1 greatest' in the country. In this |200-!icre plain, connecting with the I Pennsylvania and Philadelphia & iReadini; railroads, were built the [Manhattan and Washington, Inrg- lest American-biillt liners; and the •Indianapolis, navy's finest new Icruiser. Shipping .interests are 1 wondering what ,. revolutionary Iplan may be'revolving in' the head [ol B. L. Cord' for ocean shipping. I $3i;454,M« '««->'«> ' For one thing. Just : at the-time | Cord " took .stock control of York Bhipbulldln?,' 'ii. KOI.: tracts to. build,"six of. the'ships .•which' are' to "bring the navy 'up I,to date," iwo light cruisers at il'l,- 1:677,000- apiece.-and .four destroy- |er.- at $3,175,006,each.,' That J38.454.000 order is a nice employers inny complete Ihpir twl- JiLSttiipnls anil be ready to meet the check up eoimiillti'e when U Marls Us rounds on Monday, August Mill. I'lrtus are being cum- li'elpil for Ihls clipck tin on c;mi- liiiuiiiv with Ihe agreement.-. '.<IP|I ('inj)loypr displaying ihc Dint; Kn^l-j will Iw asked to show just exactly whnt ho Is dolnj to merit the privilege, of hanging Hint em- b'uii In his wlndou. Ail employers I -vim have nut yi!l jolni'd tin- Hid.' i 1'iivjle pLinidi 1 will b' O-skeil to yive i Ins reasons for nol taking, part I in this nationwide, campaign. • Thp-Nalionii! liet'OVi'iy Administration jnoposi'.s lo r.iny ihL' I c.impatBii lo evory household In ! America nnd the thousands ol lo- ! ('i| NRA pffiinnluees. will dn III' 1 i wi.rk. WlKimyi' plan Ii ad ;piKi ( uy ihc local romiulUP(.s lur ch'rK- j ins: up on the use ul tin- ItJiH 1 K,.tlp will hiivp the uKpidYiil anil Minclloii of ihn nntlnnul ndinlii- iMialor, us tilt 1 l<K:jil ctiinmlltei 1 i IMIVO Ixm iiilvl>:i'd lo pivp::t'(! j tln-lr ov:n plans and m-.ike ihem ' I 111 llicir indlvidunl (Oininiiiiltler. I The ciiimiiilters will all lolluw 11 i tPiii'nil plan Migue.sleO by the ftd- I m'nlMi'ulm 1 which will luive lor ii.': main purpose the Job of flnd- SIIK out vxnctly how iiiuny niivv jobs have Ijccn treated, nnd ex- nuly' how inuny dollars luive been :i Vied lo Die iiiUloiml payroll mill j Ij.iyhiB |>ov.'L>r. | Til's local check up ciinipnlyn • will probably embrace n foim ol j employer (luesllonnniru .similar to ^ lhe one being used a.s a piul ufj iMs cniumn. The employee ijues-| t'vnnalre will IIP designed to seek j One of tin- rli (.•til instance.s of non-compliance j downfall ul tin PAGE THR1E Why Cuba Rose In Revolt Ridfe Batties ? Bardstvwn t« M TM Bandy md|<> and Btrdatoimbtt- (\n\ to a 0-0 tie In eight innlnii n Sandy Rldie yeiUrd«y, . Th« game wtf deUrtd btcautt.ol en •> .rouble exporlenced by the B«d*- :cwn OKf.rfiatlon ind *u tiilti. caiLv of darkness at 8:45 o'clock. M;in:us Onliirs hurled for- the IilRcra nnd limited the Bards- low n team to two htu. Sandy nidge eol «lx blows bill f»ll»d to convert them Into run.?. filnes struck out II men. A grrnlrr percentage of people dwn iliclr own honifs In t>.i Molui'f, Iowa' limn In any olhfr elly, uccordlng to fatnr author- 'i'he rornplpl«l Boulder Jam will hold nil DIP water Ihe Colorado river cnn wml down' In a year ;'iul it half. CONSTIPATED 30 YEARS AIDED BY OLD REMEDY "For thirty years I had constipation. Souring food from stomach hukrd me. 3|nci' uking Adlerlku I urn 'u now ixrson. Constipation Ls a thing uf Ihe pxst." —Alice vns. sold In Ulythcvllle by Cuy Unit; Htore. —Adv. J-2 ' • • ERRETT LQDBAN CORD • lie caused a. splash in automo biles and airplanes . . . iiuw he foes in for shipbuiWInr, Difstl mrines, tixicabs . . . Whit ""I? u-rfugtis. Official noliljciiiioii wns recclv- I by, the local NIIA Committee , '.<(!ay as lollops:— .(.Illdnl Restaurant employees urn Ilni- • from \\ lied lo lifly-foiir huur.s tn-r wee!:' Ii l.s lor inalu cui])loyci:.s mui lorly-cUhl rea.iHi:-. Cub.i mse in uvull Is Muivvn In this nnvly ivn-lved pliolo, tnken lx.'fore tlic Miii'hmlcj regime, inn Kii]>pri'Hed Dy cen.soi.shlp. Mutluiui Ytillcrri'ii, his Kirlllred l»dy 11 fruit truck. »-as one of Hie lu-t vlellms uf tin; drcud I'mni, Mucluulu', 1 , .sliont-uini iullilc-:.i lutllC'i kindled thi' .s]i:irk Hint llumi'd inio re.uilmloii. Ironically, lliv legend on the b:nk of the truck IIIIMIIS. "I'iMliiel.s -of tin: Coinili-y". I piece of'business fbr Cord's M'rsl [venture into shipbuilding, an enterprise that, gives him transport [Interests on land, air,'arid sea. But- there a one'aspect to i this IJhipbuilding. ,-deal that :. has: lien |commonlv overlooked. : New ' York ):Ipbui!ding, which'.is .successorto f w*ll-kno\jrn ^ArnerlMn Srown .jJoveri Electrical'Coinnany. has a Ilicense agreement' with • Maschi- [Tienfabrik Auesburg : Nurnberg A. IC. ,o.f <jeTman.y.. fqr. p^esel^engine I derelopmerit*' for "railroai' Irrictidrr I purposes.' Railroads look to a rev- Ir; hit Ion in design and power-plant. |Cnrd..has great, motor-building fa- I cilitles. ajid It is. just, Possible .tliat Ihe i'looksj to_ Diesel,railroad power I plants a.^ jjuch' .as. to shipbuild- linV.'.ln this' more ' recent verittire •Witji a stake; in autos. .airplanes •railroads, and sleamshlps, Cord |woind straddle the lr:ins|xxirtalkm •((t like a Tolofsus. ^ -.••Suecess Slorj" Won't Die K.-Ij. Cord is living proof that either four years of depression or'the advent of the New rjieal [ban nuite kill off-.the :: tfartitlonal Americnn ''sitccess story.'-'- Less | han 1(1 years apo. Cord was buy!. old Fords from second-hand pots, reconditioning and building Jrkk bodies on them, and resell- In" them. Todnv he adds to already hiwe puto holdings not only a $15,000.- shiubnlldinc nlant. but n $4.- Ivmoon inxi-hutlding plant that Is piie'of the largest in the country, lie mnin taxi plant is at Kala- nazoo. Mich., where it builds most hf the Yellow and Checker cnbs |hat are. seen in fleets in tlic i —nf nf (wry lar?e city. Cord BOl Into nil this iust like Hiv other voiine fellow who driflj nt« the automobile business he- he his n ven io he nround fcre. He liked to build them, lin- pr with Ihem. drive them. He " u? around automobile establish- aiLs. He got a job selling. He fiill.l raeiiK' rars nnd raced them lie rnn a wash' rack, sold old cars |iew cars, rnn n trucking line. In Ti)19 he arrived in Chicago prac- li'rallv broke. Geltimt a sales job kliU lime he "caught on." He ros» lo (ILstricL mnnager and eenera jiianagpr. and pcniiircd an interest Finally "Caught On" In 1924 Cord was ready to star Inonufacturing on his own, He [vent In at Auburn a? eenernl man- Ii«erl nnd in two years was nrosi- llent nnd ovner. Auburn Intro I luted new idea of weight, power I Ine.s nnd speed, and it made mon Jsy. Lycomine Xfotors. Dnesenber? l»nd Colnmbin Axle fell Into hi I fint nicli' varied Interests re Iliilred fast shuttling back nnrt I.oilh, between factories, and Cord llrw.Mfc nol interested . in nvia- I'lon. Suddenly the industry awoke lo the ^act that Cord controlled | ft* Stin'on Aircratl Co. He wa n» nnd filing nlanes severa fhousand dollnrs cheaper thai .tutors, nnd producing more |han half of Ihc planes built in; 11" country. Tn.hbsorb his ubnc output. Cord |tnrt«d Century- Airlines, an^in? that he was prepared to Irarallei."every airline in the Unlt- l-d states. But he couldn't get any In»ll contracls, and an alrllni •.»ithout mail contracts is just beer •ivttiout the 3.2. A ' Storms In ArlaUoo So Cord offered to carry airmail 'or 30 cents a mile Inslesd of the iKa» rate of around S5 cents.. But he got no'mall. Cord then re-1 the American Airways board. With adjusted pilots'pay'in'a way'they claimed was an unjust and violent cut. Twenty-one of them, suddenly found themselves without .jobs^a strike, said the Cord people — a lockout, said'the'ipilots.. All this was. aired in a Congressional hearing over the airmail.'.rates. Bul Cord airmail contracls. So tie .gave 'up—apparently. Century was absorbed by American Airways! . : ' But as his price, of course, Cord was given an interest in American Airways, which held more airmail contracts than any other line. He got ; liis.. airmail contracts .ihrough the..back "door. Differing on policies with la Motte Turd; Cohu, president, of American, Airways Cord tangled in a struggle for hoin-s per wcijk for feimilv ployee.s wllh n mliilinum hourly wcge rate of uveiuy-foin- irniri |tr hour. In food .distributing Industrie.'!, ft forty-eiyht hour week Is cslnb- M.shed in lieu of Ihe forty ,hour •\eek nientioncd in Paratunph 2 nf the Agrcemenl. Eurbtrs 'und lieautlclans me \]M-r!cii itut i lie R-v: day:; will hriug n luigc iimii- of iiiU'r|iret:itit]ii.s and iii.slruction.-, which will Iminedkilt- ly be rcleji.M-d lo tlie imbllc Don'l ful'^el llllil next wt'i'k is i In big week. The check Is In b: 1 Uioioiiish in J31ytlii'\'lllc. Ill Hie mi.'iinLhne. n-j;!:-u-r \\ltli Ihe com^hat luljus'.tm'iu.s yo:i I Use I he LtllnclK:(l i I: is <<.[ the umnnlticv will .ipprr- i her mi'al of grnssho|itx:rs l lurvao (.lisle, nnd Mmulil have tin: cu-1 mill ncnin-niciil brnul, next I niir-iutlim iiril .siipixiri. «f every i "You mtcm lobster; you oulcin lilytlu'vllle e;n/."ii. I crab: you eiildn oy.slcr," she Turn In vom ve|i<irls in wion us i lirislk'S. "'I'hey nil—wlinl ymi cull |K>:«lb;i'. I'iirh icinni v.'lll In' niv-1 'i-m?-:.cav(Migers. ihli.j "Wu eiiU'in Hi nsnliopiK.']'. iic live <in nice i.'liinn Ki'ns:«. He very ijood, In for this purpiw. Your action | strong ally in banker Frank Vanderlip and in parlner Lucius Bass' Manning, Cord Ls expected- to^ add other air interesls at any time, aiming at ! no less than 'a dominant, position in nir transport.' What Xeit? •: Now what does E. L. Cord wnnt with n shipbuilding 'company, Is I it ships or Diesel engines for rnil- roads that interests htm? What new competilive struggle in irans- port come s next?' The industrial world would give a good deal to know. But Cord, secure in his home at Balboa Beach, near Los Angeles, Cal., from which he conducted the ship yard and taxicab deals through associates in the east, is nol say- j'crmitted forty-eight hours pc-rim doing [li:b \vill nJU've the lucu week with proprietors who uctunlly j crm.miltev <il the necessity 01 v ork at . a chair corning under i making a call at Squaw Favors 'Hopper YOSEM1TK NATIONAL 1>AHK ; \Vliy you don't try 'e.m, huh?" I She Insisted the fine Icelh und ,'.S|ilcnilld physlqiu! of Ihv . old-llmi! Yn.seiiilte fndlniis were duo en- lli-ely to Iliclr illet. ; ' • ' .' of Cill. lUI't— Indliin oldest >'our place lo j living member ol the once-tloiir- iiU'.sanie maximum number ol | gel your Mnlemcnt. This 11HA i iMiini; tilbe of Yasemllc Indians, hours. • j ji:b]io.'.!li<>n is evr-rylKHly'.s job. The f is disgusted wltii llu.' while nice,' The committee was ujjiiin ud- local coininliiiT is merely ni-lliiK | iiiirtlnuhirly when her tribe's dlel- U.'ed nol 10 attempt to civ.- the ivpi'tsenlntlvc oi the ml-1 BIT liiiblls lire mip.sllimed. ' itrpretntloiis of the provisions of. nilnlslraior m lllylhcvlllc for the- ishc cniuuil, for liiMnncc. uiHler- tho Agreement lo meut certain • |;ur|»se " lecal eonditioas but lo follow Ihe. Hlythi:vi!;i- employers . making the Job ol i Mimd why while-- visitors Hppeur Visitor* to Ihc Holy Trinity Monastery In Ku.stl:fn Oi'.r.ecf, must' inko nil elrvntr)risl')i:|;'liii!;ino'ntis- fi'i-y .stands nn i> lotky spin- 180 fctl hlsh: the ulevalur cou-iUt.s of ii nr.u which .Is drnwn 'no ;llic f:;(le of/tlii' clllf. hy allijinil /•Iml- :>i.s:i- - • 1 : - i • / i eoritroI>' : With- his aUy.i'-W.'^Averlll! Ing.'.. The. oollegUterlopklng, - slen- Harfiman. son of the late railroad '. der, earnest young crown prince builder, E. II. Harriman, Cord ' of transportation remains with his , . . , forced a "compromise" which isTwife and two sons;' his : dogs nml believed to. ..give him control of; his speedboat' '.at. ^Balboa. .Beach. NR 4 l|;Jfewsf To help the people of th'ls community . to understand'and co-operate,'in tlie .national recovery program this coUirnri . will appeal- daily 01 us occasion demands.-' Persons uncertain about any lequivcinenls of the Pres•Ident's Rp-employmenl Agreement or othc-r features of the recovery movement arc Invited to submit inquiries. :i i'nsii.'i'. Mi-til-'.sliiK-kid when they sec her-devmir I Head Cornier Ne»-,i Wiint- y»ds etmtm U C«r« th« ' oluiiw oi IM Co«rkr Newt un't be beat," It WMt .nuu Charles S. Lemons adds his re ;orr. to the Itil of Blylhevllle employers who arc doing Iheir part in Ihe NaliO!i:>l ' Recovery c:im- jaign. and his name goes on the Elylheville honor roll along with those previously reported in this (olumn. Mr. lemons, in his report, slates •that he employed'four people in his furniture business on Aus- iist 1st; that he had increni.eil the pay of one of these: shortened trie working hours of all employees: added one full time man his forcp; increased his monthly i pnyroll by S117.00: would add nn- I oilier employee on September 1st . j:! d have a lotal increase in his I ;,:-vmll nuioiinlin? lo SIS'HX) |KT Rlowly, but surely, the Blylhc- ville payroll increases as nddition- ;,! employees rejister their action in this movement'. Already increases lotaliug nearly $800.00 per '• mouth have been registered by .-niv S:\PII of our many employee';. Mrny thousands of dollars should be added when all our employees have madP their rrpDrts One more . romuhis in which The following fhort questionnaire will be r. part of the dally local NRA column until the lime ccuies lor the regular cliecl;- iip campaign. All employer.-; ,-ind signers of the President's Re-employment Agreement are icqu?sled lo clip this form. HM In the answers to the questions and return the blank to In." office of the Courier New.; r.r to Ihe local NUA roinmllHv liendQiiarleis in Hie Chamber of Commerce offices:— T iwo have sisr.ed the Prranl»nfs Ke-cmiiloympnt Agrepiuent and arr complyiivj v.ith the provisions llicieof. 'Yes or No). f rwci had cmiiloyees -.vlieu Hie Agreement was r.lsurrt. I (We) have .shoilcncd Ihp hours of einp!o\.v;: I (We) have Increased Ihc pay of employers T (We) have discharged employees, I iWei have decreased the pay of employees. I (We) have increased our monthly payroll S I (We) Iravp added full ilini> and pan llm(1 employees. I (We) are (ore not) displaying the Blue P.aglc. 1 iWpi linve not .sljurd Hip' Agiwmpnt for ih" Ifiltnwing rpasons— I tWe) have signed tlw A£nv>mr-nl and with the provWons thereof by I" hr complying Name Address ... V ' ' : } ;: loure always Q *. ';":'." >-?. :';': ', lesterfields taste betfet / wish you'd tell me why VVell, I've worked in tobacco; I've manufactured cigarettes... and I'll tell you why Chesterfields taste better. For a cigarette to have a good taste, it- must have first the right kind of Domestic tobacco. This means ripej mellow, sweet tobacco, filled with Southern sunshine. Then, blended and cross-blended with this tobacco there must be the right quantity i of the right kinds of aromatic Turkish tobacco . . . tobacco that has a pleasing flavor and aroma. Aroma, as you know, adds to the taste. It's jus: like the pleasing aroma from certain foods. It's appetizing. It makes the food taste better. It makes the cigarette taste better. Then again, for a cigarette to have a good taste, it must be made right. The size, the cigarette paper, everything about it must be right. Just try Chesterfields. £ !?>}, llKKT tt MVIM To«*rco Co, esterfield wuitb MILDER • t/te> ciaareffe tfuit TASTES BETTER

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