The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 28, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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fAGK TWO BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Hobbyist Makes New Fire Finder Idea Developed to Help Prevent Future • Disasters in Hotels MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 28. (UP) Pred Callahan,. hotel owner and hobbyist-inventor disclosed today that he had obtained a patent on an automatic fire alarm device Housewife Gives Tip on How to Win the 'Miss Hush' Radio Quiz Contest room temperatures readies 115 degrees. Callahah said that lib "fire finders switch" which resembles n wall thermometer will end costly Hotel fires. He worked on the gadget as i result of the X* Salic and Wine- cof t hotel fires. LOCK HAVEN, Pa., Nov. 28 (UP) —It mmy • throw a monkey-wrench Into the works, but for what Jt''j worth, here's a tip on the'answer to n nation-wide radio quiz contest. The tip was furnished today by Mrs. Willinm H, McCormlck who won $12,600 in prizes last March by Identifying "Mrs, Hush" on the ','tvnth or consequences" show AS 'Cln.ro/Bow, the movies' former "It" girl. • ;i ( Mrs. McCormlck, mother of three she k'-ows the on the progrnm. But because of winning the earlier contest, she didn't, .submit her answer. The present "Miss Hush/' according tfl Mrs. McCormlck's guess Is Mary Garden, former world-famous _ rjpern star and now a vocal advisor i was in Chicago on the night I 1 " » HollywoocMriovics studio of the La Salle fire, in another I . M ™. McCormlck pointed out that hotel," .Cnllalian safd, "and I know how destructive those hotel flies ii »n easy job, Just ask Mri. Mc- Cormlck. The women sold the »rticl« they couldn't use and deposited the money, along with $1200 for the maid service, in a bank to be divided later. But after choosing the gift* each wanted, there's still the matter of ' furnace, a diamond and ruby wrist watch, and a silver fox coat to be settled. The internal Revenu* Department solved another problem for them. It 'ordered each of th« women to pay income taxw on about 14,000 worth of prizes. French to Trade Goodt For Russian Cereo/f PARIS, Nov. 36 (UP)—The French Foreign Of tic* announce* Wednesday the signing of, a Franco- Soviet accord In Moscow calling for are," CaUahan manufactures the •witch at his local Implement, plant. which turns out coton choppers and mechanical cotton pickers. He plans to Install the device in his 300 room Hotel Gayoso starting Monday. Cost of installation will Miss Garden is .shujie; she made her -professional debut "on Friday the 13th nnd took 20 curtain cnlls; that Spring is the gardening season 'and that "Merry Christmas" may be n hint to her first name. • Mrs. McCormlck doesn't mlnb passing along her clues. But she refuses vehemently to give advice on problems arising from winning the range from $10 to $12 a room. j contest. The device can be used in hos- j She had to divide her treasure pitals, apartment houses, mercantile' establishments and warehouses. It shows the exact location of the blaze instantly. .The fire Jindcr. switch includes a mercury tube wired to a central system. As the temperature rises the expanding mercury in the thermometer closes, an electrical circuit sounding a bUKze,r In the por- rldor over the hotel room, and another buzzer on a receiving switchboard at the clerk's desk. A tiny red light at the clerk's desk indicates the corridor. Thus firemen ar e directed to the proper room by the buzzer sounding over the room door. "Even if 'the corridor should be choked with smoke firefighters know exactly where to go," Callahan said. "That's important, because trie most important thing In fighting a fire Is to locate its point of origin immediately." Callahan manufactures the entire device except the bulb which he buys from Taylor Instrument Co., at Rochester, N- Y. trove with her sister, Mrs. Wllllnm H. Harmtvn, Jr., and a friend, Mrs. A. B. Timms, both of whom hcl|)ed her solve the quiz last Spring. And If you think dividing among three women prizes like an automobile, airplane, trailer, maid service for R ycnr und three vacation trips Read Courier News Want Ads. A HlUe Va-tro-nol In each nostril quickly opens up nasal itRssages to relieve stuffy transient congestion. Invites restful sleep. Relieves sniffly, sneezy distress of head colds. Follow directions In the package. Try It I VICKSVATRONOL fr **' VICTROLA RADIO-PHONOGRAPH "The Creifwood" eom« in fine w.lnul, mahogany or modern blonde ven«r>. And what lone! The eryrtal rUrllr of -the "Golden Throat"— inert loo* ly.ltto in RCA Victor hl.lorjr. Sl.d.Ur.l mdlo, RCA Victor FM >nd •ulom.lic 12-rtcord phonograph— all IB one' superbly beautiriil unit— mil oul >l • touch. "Sileiil Sapphire" pickup hi* no needlti lo change. Come in fora demon i tralion. Complete Radio Service .Department in Connection ADAMS APPLIANCE CO. J. W. ADAMS, Mgr. 206-08 W. Main Phone 2071 :he delivery of 25,000 tons of cereal a France In exchange for manufac- .ured goods. The Foreign Office said the cereals ma|nly wheat, were to ue shipped to Prance. French export* to Russia will be chiefly textiles and dyes. Negotiations have been going on for several weeks, and will continue in hope of reaching further agreements, the Foreign Office reported. Llcht Routs IK-lvci LANCASTER, Pa. (UP)—An automatic electric light which awaken* hens for extra laying served another purpose at the farm of Lloyd Drataon. Brabson found a bag'con- taining 10 smothered chickens on the floor of the chicken house when he went to gather eggs. The police believe thelves dropped their loot and fled when the light went on at 3 a.m. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 194T HEADACHE OptdJM CMIliM 4 *M{*llr t«ft(h« w flTt fraei jM*d*<lM u YOUR —•'"""' POUARS GIFT VALUES i • • • 4f" for early shoppers for FIT COTTON INTO BALANCED FARMINGS Careful planning means labor that / counts—soil that is always in good snaps —a balance of crops and livestock that yields maximum returns. ' To aid cotton producers in planning for profit, the Department of Agriculture, State Extension Services, National Cotton Council, amTother organizations have prepared a Seven-Step guide to greater cotton income. Your County Agent has full particulars as to how you can utilize the Seven-Step Program most advantageously and most economically on your own farm. Talk it over with him. Join with your neighbors in taking the seven steps toward better cotton farming. REG. 1.19 SHEER AIL NYLONS ONLY p °" I 07 Sheer, all nylon, full fashioned! In new, leg flattering colors. 8!5- CAROL BRENT SHIRTS OF FINE WASHABLE RAYON The fashion value of ?47! Just check ihese details: 5 rows of cstitching on collar, cuffs/pockel; luxurious French cuffs with link buttons; strong French teams; full shirred yoke front and back. In wrrite or colon—32 to 40. • With abort sieves....,.3.9» All WOOL BUFFALO PLAIDS—REO. 4.9t • 4 77 Warm—and budget-priced! Bold red and black plaid shirt!. 14K to 17. I. Rt coHon into balanced firming. 3. Til. c«r» of your «,!!. a. G« * °" •*•'*»•» »«ri»ty. «• Mak. your labor count. 5. Corrfrel ir>mH and 3 58 ZIPPER SWEATERS REGULARLY 3.9B Popular 2-tonc style with fabric front lolid color back, sleeves. Men's 36—H. GIRLS' WRAP-AROUND CHENILLE ROBE Made of ihick chenille yarns tufted close together on a firmly woven collon backing. Attractive flower applique on full skirt. Fink, Hue or white. 8-16. WARM SHEARLING- LINED MEN'S OPERA O™ For his comfort! Rich brown leithef slipper made to give long wear. 6-12. «*•««. «. TH ind gin for high grid.. 7. Sell for grade »nd rtipl* v.lu., IN BLYTHEVILLE THE ONLY NATIONAL BANK IN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY MEN'S WHITE COTTON HANDKERCHIEFS I5 C Buy a dozen for only $1.80. They're fine quality with nicely 'seinmcd edges. RUDOLPH, RED-NOSED REINDEER SUPPERS Warm red shearling, with retl jingle- bells on Rudolnh's neckl Siz«» 6 to 12. HANDSOME NECKWEAR REGULARLY 1.50 I 24 S»v« on these smirt wools and r»yon»l All tit wool interlined. Awt'd color*.

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