The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 15, 1931 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 15, 1931
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PAGE FOUR KLY'i'HKVlLLE, (AUK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL WKUNHSDAY, APRIL 16, 1031 BLYTHEV1LLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE.FIVB TEST NEW fllFU TO ME PUCE BF Famous Old Army Weapon May Be Supplemented by 10-Shot Semi-Automatic. BY RODNEY DDTCHEH NEA Service Writer WASHINGTON— If the Unllad States were to become involved In another war, the Individual doufth- boy would be n far deadlier lighter than he was In (he last conflict. For tte Army s going to give him u rllle which will shoot 11) bullets just as fast 'as he can pull the trigger, a Lcmi-automallc firearm ad- \anclng the effectiveness ot in- lantry commensurately with the envelopment of other branches o! modern warfare, nun nt ry men will have a fa; greater flre iwwer .when they ge uieir new rifles. They now hav. the old Sprlnglield magazine re peater type, which was adopted li Ji'W. H holds five cartridges a: a l Atur a soldier fires one slwt h must turn up a handle, pull Back five or six Inches to throw out the cartridge shell, push it forward to set a new cartridge Into place '' lor the next shot, and then lorcc ; the handle down to lock the cartridge in. . Naturally, he can't keep the rifle trained accurately during thai pioccss. If he happened lo be ii-.ooting at n fast-flying hostile alr- plaiv», nis first shot might represent" practically his only chance to do it ' any damage. And under other conditions his movements would be likely to make the enemy aware of his position. But the semi-automatic rifle which the Aimy will adopt nfler the conclusion of its experiments with various types submitted will •"require rpuch. less movement and time 'to" ofccrrilc. Ti?n cartridges will -go Into iho magazine, and every 'time Its benr- u-, pulls the trigger, holding the rifle constantly to his shoulder, n cartridge explodes and Is automatically ejected. The diifcrcnce bctvjjcu the semiautomatic rifle- and me Browning automatic now used In Ibj Army —one with every ir.Iantry squad— Is that the automatic continues Ming rapidly so long as hu trigger held back, Just like n machine sun. . With the seml-autonmttc you have -' to null the trigger every time you "" . want to shoot. :;. Final Tesis Btin«r Made the Cf»andN»id Pedcrsen rilles, between which the War Department will choo;c! after ts current iklit tests of the Garand at Fort Bcnning, Ga., Each weigh about eight pounds and twelve ounces, or approximately the bams as the ajninglMd. Their calibre is .276, however, ns against the Spring Hold's .30. The Pcilcvaen Is a cou- pio of inches longer than either of me other two. A beard of 13 officers, leaded by Brig. Gen. Cleorge S. Simonds, assistant chief ot staff, and including a naval commander and n Marine captain, was appointed to conduct the tests of the rifles submitted by American and foreign Inventors. Kine rllles entered in the compcti lion \vtre testcci Uci£ and at the Aberdeen Proving Ground In Mary land. All were eliminated except the Garand and tlvj 1'cderscn, inventions of two Americans, which demonstrated general suitability as service rifles. The first tcsi consisted of firing tr.o rifles a few hundred times on }" a range here to ste ii they would >- act/ as the inventors promised Their they were fired a few thousand times at Aberdeen to see how well lh.?y would wear. The final test, already tried on on the I'edersen. puts the rifle in the hands of a company of infantrymen who use it in exercises out in the field for several months, as it in a campaign hi open warfare. Several montlis of this usage, army officers explain, develop things ; ; about a rifle that nothing ( else would bring out. . ... The Infantrymen in (he field may find out that r-and gets into the rifle, causing it to jam. or that it can't stand mud or rain. After 1. The Springfield ;!0-;i<>. ( v !ini> of ; !90a, m:iy ;il l;isl lie superseded,. W •m-- The (iiinitul, seini-aulonmlic .27(1. is now undergoing limit field tests. It fires 10 shot:; as fust as you pull I hi- trigger. THE BOOK SURVEY deserve much consideration until they con remain in their own environment and draw inspiration and 'Men'of Art" OfTere an Intelligent painting by giving ft collection of Tlie I'cdurseii. (inly coiniH'titnr of (hi 1 (iarimd. !ias already been ivslcti. One tf llicm will succeed the and Stimulating Approach to the World of 1'ainUiig—and, at the Same Time,.Contains Good Crit- iclun fcr the Advanced Student. BY -BBUCK CATTON NEA Service Writer Although the various municipalities of the United Slates spend n gocd deal of money annually in support of art museums, ihe average American sllll approaches one of those institutions with the apologetic remark that he doesn't know a great deal about art, although he does know what he likes. For all of us who tall in that classification, Thomas Craven's "Men of Art" — published by Si- inon and Schuster at 13, and chosen as (he April offering ot the Book of the Month Club-- ought to be n hook to be sel/ed with loud cries of rejoicing. It offers to the uninitiated an intelligent method of approach der. She. In turn, finally nut: one of his sons, a sslf-centered : ineffectual dabblsr in the arts/ail strength from ihclv own land. I discovers Immediately aflenval Probably there Is a good deal in that she loves the other son, a 1 his book to which students of an! lemp?rcd, uncommunicative larmd biographical and critical sketches of certain famous painters. Naturally, he has lii\d to exclude many names that arc worth consideration; but It 1s hard to quarrel with the choice he has made, and his inclusions have been broad enough to permit him to attack his subject Ircm all angles. Like all art critics, he is somewhat opinionated. He has scant regard for the modernists. He is derisive concerning the inated values that open-handed purchases 1>> wealthy collectors have given to certain paintings, And he insists, from first to last, that the artist cannot be a dreamy aesthete who has found the world loo crude and noisy. Every great artist, he says, had his feet firmly on the ground and was in touch with his own times. Naturally, he has little use fcr will take exception. I do net know acout that, and I don't care grtat- ly. "Men of Art" Ls a profoundly in- terettiiig book, and it should enlarge many a man's horizon. * • • A GYPSY GIKL IN AN ENGLISH HOUSEHOLD. "Flamenco," by Lady Eleanor Smith, is another book club sehc- lion—the April choice ot the Bonk Obviously, then, "Flamenco" filled with turmoil and dark na| sious. The atmosphere of til lowly household ol ill-asscrled pel pie is v;<?ll handled; far better, I ihink, than ihe gypsy cpisodJ which do not always rln^ quij true. You will find "I'lamen worth reading, even i[ it jails I mile or so short o! tome ol 'tl extravagant blurbs on the juckel It is published by l.-.e 13ob»s-Me| rill Co., and sells at 52.50. League of America. Like "Men • Art," it also is a worthy selection. "Flamenco" is the tale of a gyp- I ... sy girl. Born in a forest and luggeJ ', A NUN WHO HAD A across Europe by her roving par- j LIFE OF ADVKNTUKK. enis, she arrives at last on ihe es-1 A third book club cSi:ice fcr Ap lale of a solitary and perverse Kn^-,1 is "Mere Mane cf the Ur^ullnc: lishman, who had to flee to his ru- I by Agnes Repplier, v.'hich is ral retreat ~ to the world of painting; yet it is I the sensitive American artists who far Ircm being a primer or popu- i must go to Pails in order to paint, larlzcd "outline." and the advanced ! America, says Mr. Craven, is 0:10 of student will find It stimulating and the most stimulating and exciting instructive. ' | environments ever ollercri to any Mr. Craven undertakes to discuss when he wns" caught cheating at cards in his London club. This man, on an impulse, buys her from her parents and brings her up with his own children.' The girl, Camila, grows up to woinnnhocrt in a strange environment. The mistress ot the hcine, aloof and embittered, is a dipsomaniac, hatin:,' her husband ami loathing the gypsy foundling. The man himself, as the girl grows old. er, conceives a morbid uassion fur distributed to ilu members by tl Literary Guild, ft is ihc b!ograp;| of a French woman who came Quebec early in the seventeen] century lo establish an Ursuli'l school (or girls; and if you net! thought that o s3daie and sol'I nun could be i!ie heroine of an :i| venture story, read this book' a| learn that you were mistaken, -Mere .Marie, bora in France JSM, had an utterly normal placid life until she was 40. - man and bore him a son. Left a I widow, she devoted herself for a | time to managing her . husband's business; then, when her son was 12, she entered a convent and took the vows of the Ursuline order. In the convent, for years, she remained. Then came u call from Quebec for The services of the Ur- buliucs. A school was needed; w.ould the Ursulincs send someone to establish one? , The Ursulincs did. Nfere Marls chosen; and In 1630 she mads the difficult voyage across the Atlantic, landing at Ihe rude outpost that was Qucbsc ami beginning her labors under almost Insurmountable difficulties. Quebec in those days offered all of ihc hardships of the frontier. There was almost no money, there was very little fend, there were no luxuries at all—and constantly on the edge of tilings hovered the terrible menace of the. Ii/oqucis, who seemed to those early French colonizers to be devils incarnate. How Merc Marie adapted herself to this situation, how she founded a school thai still exists and how she helped to establish French civilization on the American coiiti nent make a fascinating talc, tc which Miss Repplier has done full justice. SISTER MARY'S KITCHEN in a pound of round steak. The combination ot dried bt-nns and milk is as adequate a source of pro..' steak and costs about BY SISTER MAKY .. one-fourth ' as much. And as for minerals and vitamins, the milk and beans are more efficient than the steak. If fresh Inilts and vegetables arc of interior quality, much waste Is necessary and canned ones can be used with economy and equal sal- When llnee meals a day must be faction. Willy and imperfect fresl painter. American arti.sts will not planned nnd cocked for u family of growing children, some knowledge ol food values and dally food requirements will make- it jwsslble for the home-maker to combine economy with nourishment. Seasonable -foods will always be 'oiind best and cheapest. Clever seasoning often makes it possible to use the same foods many limes in succession without danger of monotony. Baked carrot for luncheoi and grated raw carrots In (ho dinner salad have no suggestion o •ynncncss, but healthful and ceo nomlcal food is supplied for two meals. A definite saving Is effected by buying in quantity. When eggs arc cheap they mak an excellent meat substitute: Cheese also can be used in place o meat, for allhough It may parallc meat in price pound for pound there is no taste. One pound o cheese will furnish more tha Courier News Want Ails Pay. 'twice the number of calories !oun roducts are of less food value ban those canned in perfect frcsli ess and maternity. Quick revisions of market lists nd menus arc often necessary at er the shopper reaches her mar el If-she would obtain the bcs or the least money. With this in ilnd, it's a good plant to Jot dow alternatives on tlic market list. Each season and each section of he country will furnisli focx vhose - n\itrttlvc'"propertlcs~should be used to the best advantage. Beet greens, dandelion greens atid tu nip tops as well as many other early sprint' greens often are available at almost no expense and are important foods as far as minerals and vitamins arc concerned. Foods which give rich yields of more than one food element are a decided economy. For instance, spinac his a rich source of iron and supplies vitamins in'ubund- ancc. If it is bought primarily for on, of which It Is an economical mlclum, phospliorouh mid Iron as vitamins may be re- well aided as clear profit on the In- Eggs are not only lource of protein but arc rich In Courier News Want Ails IMy. Our Want-Ad Service is like a community Switch Hoard. You transmit ymir desires to News Ad-Taker . . . thut ad forms the connection between you and a special group of interested parties . . . the quickest and most direct contact with results. Classified 306 — For an Ad-Taker , APR. 16 Everybody ngrccd Hint the pover- ncrs ot Alnbamn nurt VlrglnU] used pretty ^octi Judgment In sc- ] I leclitiEr Carroll neatly, nbove, ol | Montgomery, nnd Nancy Hougli. | ou-, ot Richmond, ns tqirt- scntnlivcs of their respective slntcs In the Southeastern Cotton Festhal nt Anderson, S. C. Beauties from seven southern states participated. awhile a semi-automatic might turn out lo tc one thai fired two ot three shots In quick succession, cr develcp solnc other trick that \vould make it dangerous to use. Final tests of tt^ Garanrt arc tts ing made with 20 cbp;clally manufactured rifles recently shipped to Fort Bennlng, and will continue for months. Both the head in the nviny to s'.inkc sadly. For the Spi'ngfield, in tho hands of nn expert rifleman, vvus without a doubt the bc-st military ritle of Us time. It was marvelomly accurate, simple, and reliable. Following the Kras-Jorsemen of Spanish War days, it \von a place in the heart ol every oHl-liitic rol- dicr right up to the World War. Then 11 was lciK|»rnrily displaced, due to manufacturing .?xicenrics. by the British Lcc-Knfield. a stout and dependable weapon. b:il nowhere near ns responsive lo export handling as [he mere accurate and precisely-built Springfield Many an old sergeant exploded into voluble rlisgiiil when they took away his Springfield in 1017 nnd handed him nn Enfield. Aft:r the war the army v^ent back to ihc Springfield, bul now they arc nbout to part company forever. Whole Football Tram .Tailed CODUUG. Germany. (Ul'i— A local court has IriM nnd se Pcdcrscn nnd Garand -- rifcs arc con trolled by the Army nil eleven members of thr ll»ssc:i- bcrg football team lo Jn'.l terms ranging from 4 1 } to six months on charges of perjury. SliphUy intoxi- 1 catcrt nficr celebrating a grirliro:U triumph, members cf the loam fell i to quarreling wilh n bicyclist, \vium I Ordnance Department, as both. I they beat mercilessly. Testifying! John D. Pederson and John C. UI! der oath, all gave false evidence i Oorand, the inventors, were hired by the War Department. Garand. who - originally came from Canada and was naturalised as an American, has been for 10 years nt the Springfield Armory in Massachusetts. He was formerly a designer of machine tools. Pedcrsen, W;K> hailed fro:n. Jack- Eon Ho',3, Wyo, invented the Remington repeating rifle and the Remington repeating shot-gun. •The adoption of a rifle of this semi-automatic type," says MnJ. Gen. Stephen O. Fuqua, chief ol „. infantry, "would groatly Increase "- fire power and perhaps would be •^ the mast progressive accoinplish- Kroiis Home for r.O.CKW Motlis MADISON. \Yis.. <UP>— A co'.lCC- ticn of 30,000 mo'.hs and butter- F, owned by Prof E T. Owen here, is reported destined lor contribution to ronie Institution olhor than the University of Wisconsin becaiiie of its lack of museum fac- i'.itirs. ment in Infantry equipment since | filmed with the World War." Falcons Aid TiliAYr Students KOE.NlGSBEtlC.. Em Prussia. (UP)—Student pilots in the glider school at UosHtr-n go to headquarters fcr tips on how to stay in the air. They have trained a number of falcons But the passing of the. Spring- so that, vhcy can be j mmen wi;n a slaw motion camera, and their movements iludhd in c:- LIFETIME All Wool- Blue Serf|e Suits Men! Think ot' getting all wool blue serge suits at such a lo< price. Sizes 35 to 4(5. Regulars, shorts and stouts. A REGULAR $18.50 SUIT VALUE FOR '$7.95 tail afterwards. 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