The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 13, 1952 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 13, 1952
Page 12
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PACE TWBLYE BtYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW» U.S. Sparing No Cost to See Sun Eclipsed Kj HERBBRT AITSOHUU, WASHINGTON (ff)'— The next toUl (clips* of the inn win be •B OT«r ta the epace of three nunutM. But consider the work that goes into preparing for those three minutes! The government Mipplted tome fccte Mid figures today. First of all, government sclen- 4fak decide on the best possible pl»ee for viewing rhe moon pa*s- frig ovtr the sun's face. for the Feb. 2S eclipse, they b&ve decided on Khartoum, halfway around th« world In the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Alter some preliminary work ki the states, a field tcnm head»d by Dr. George van Biesbroeck, Yerkes Observatory astronomer, went to Khartoum around Jan. I. • • • Kind of Cool I)r. Tan. Biesbroeck reported to hi» Pentagon superiors this wee*: "It's 98 d*greej In thu rfiade Just now. 1 * Ifeen he added • btt ruefully: "And this Is the cold season 1" Bght week's planning at Khartoum was necessary lor the Important three minutes. Concrete lortlnge were poured to support the National Geographic Society's huge, trhxxl-mounted telescope- Be men. The Instrument wa« shipped to the Sudan back }n November. When »ero hour comes on the JSth, the American team may «nd that all Its work has been tor nnught. M it rains or a dust cloud or sand storm swirls up to distort the vkw, there mny be nothing worth looking at. But the chances are against It. That's why Khartoum was chosen. Hams and clouds are prnc- unknown there hi Febru- WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY IS. 1954 Thome, ten, <* New York City Head of Florida KKK Is Indicted TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)— Th« grand dragon of tlie Florida Ku Klux Klaii has been indicted on one slap. Common Tomato Plant Yields Material for Sex Hormones How'. Th«t Ajrutn? The Air Force considers the study rery Important. It hopes to bi aMe to chart vast areas of the earth's surface Jor new air maps with lea* <*ian a 200-foot margin oC error. .That requires split-second precision. And that means months and month* of preparations «nd •on* staling heat to endure. Incidentally, American* at home won't see the eclipse. Its pa* will jnreep tn an arc of 9,000 mite* from near the Bquator to ttw middle ol the Atlantic on on* skte and Southern Sftwrla on tt* other. Kfcarioum wiu be right In the of the arc. U.S. fc»M Potimttal of , VJ. (#>— New Jersey e 'told recently at a farm meeting Hint the soil of the Unltet States is enpe,bl« o( producing "food in abundance" lor one billion por- •OW. '• Dr. Tirman K. Bear, chairman ol Rutum University Soils Depnrt- . meat, Mid . the actual production probktna of growing enough food for that nuuiy people would be very Mrknw. He said land would have to be reclaimed from the sea, water for Irrigation distilled, from the occnn flood* brought under complete control wxl every acre of land conferred.' The aoite specialist said that at Uw present time there are only about 12 acres of land tor each person in the United Stales and ove half of this ix swamp- desert, mountain and lake." "Virgin fertility of the soil has been largely exhausted." Bear said "and VK are no longer satisfied with yields that unaided nature can provide." Haw Railroad Station HEIDELBERG. Germany (/Pi — Old Heidelberg castle, where even the moss has a famous tradition, i going to become more fnrniiar t tourists. A new main railway statioi is to be built here 50 that nnyon stepping off a train gets & Rao view of the cootie's time smoothe batlements. At present a visitor ha- to haul out his guidebook to tin where the castle perches on grcei heights. The estimated ccst of th station is five million dollars. Read Courier News classified Ad: Bjr OVIf) A. MARTIN WASHINGTON <AP>—The Ag- culture Department reported Vednesday that the common toma- o plant contains material that cnn e used to make sex hormones. Chemical research hns found, the gency said, that a new alkaloid ailed "chrj'stalllne tomatlne" can extracted from the tomato leaf. This alkaloid can be used as a tartlng material in the maiiufac- ure of the medically Important sex ormones progesterone and testos- erone. Progesterone Is used In drugs for ic correction of meiutrual (Us- urbances, prevention of spontan- oU8 abortions antl the relief of ;ervical cancer. Testosterone also s used as a remedy for menstrual .stiirbances and Tor suppressing reast cnncpr. The department said the value >i (he new discovery lies In the act that heretofore only three ourcos wero avn liable for U7e prc- aaralion of these drugs—anlmal- lervc tissues, soybeans and Mewl- an yams. Production of these drugs from he animal-nerve tissue and soybeans was said to demand more licmicnl steps than the production f tomaliillne from the tomato plant, in the case of the Mexican ynin, the chemical production el the drug is relatively simple, but the yam doei «ot grow in this country. The department said tomntldlnc might even be converted into cortisone, a new drug being used for relief of arthritic pains. However, there arc chemical difficulties to such conversion. At present, the department Is growing tomnto plants in experimental plots for the production of tomatldine in order to obtain Information on casts. charge* of vfol»tln» Mi* pc»to[ laws. Bill Hendrlx Is accused m « four- count Indictment of mailing libelous and defamatory postcards to Drew Pearson, newspaper and radio columnist, and to three Florl- d I art's; Kenneth Ballinger, Talla- HUOGER SLACKS Fire Hits Pusan Black Market PUSAN, Korea (AP) — A windswept fire Wednesday gutted Pu- san's busiest black market section. A government representative said the loss was about »130,000. The fire started in a house crowded with refugce.s and. black market goods. Tn llnee hours It destroyed 100 small shop-dwellings and 85 other home&. Much of the trade of the eastern Mediterranean once priced through the Aegean Inland ol Dhilos. 86 PROOF • ECHO SPRING DISTILLING COMPANY • LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY S6*« lawyw; Stat« Rep. Bryant ilton of Apalachlcola, chairman . the Florida American legion's Americanism Committee; and to •ov. Puller Warren. Hendrlx was Jailed yesterday In 2,000 bond. The charges against Im, he said, amounted *o ''out- right persecution." Gram/mo Moses Gets v Social Security Card TROY, N. Y. fAP) — Grandma Moses, whose primitive paintings won her world fame, has a security number Jor the first —at the age of 91. Grandma—Airs. Anna Mary erUou Moses of nearby Ihgit Bridge—recently was assigned .» account number as a self-employ, ed person. your waist never drops/ your shirt never pop* Send or stoop, twist or squirm — McGregor Hugger jlockj never lose their place. Hidden rubber "sVid-trMdV' keep ilacb up, shirts down. And there's no belt to strangle your middle. They "breathe" with you because expansion side tabs flex to fil your waist with exoc) comfort. Com* see our Hugger slacks in pur* wool flannels, coverts, gabardines, whipcords, blendt, . MEAD'S washabk, weatherproof, long wearing DRIZZLER JACKET is .tailored for action Smaoffi — won't snag or rip. Tough — clowly woven, amazingly durable, wind r«istant and water repellent. Comfortable — never hikes up because hidden elastic waistband hugs your hips. Extra fullness at arm and shoulders. Prod/col — it's completely washable, has two huge carry- atl packers. Smart — glowing colors in regular, long and giant sizes. 10.95 MEAD'S f ^^WWfc^ c.^PilWfli' How you, too, can reduce hauling costs on your job PROGRAM SCHEDULE KOSE 860 On Tear Dial Thursday, Feb. 14, 1952 6:45—Sign On 6:45—Southern Gospel Singers 1:00—World News 7:05—Yawntn In the Momin 7:55—According to the Record 8:OO—News 8:15—Morning Devotional 8:30—Guy Lombardo Time 8:45—Meet the Artist 9:00—Womans Viewpoint 9:30—Modem Concert Hall 10:00—Kews 10:05—Gospel Gems 10:30—Southern Gospel Singers 10:45—Gospel Gems 11:00—News 31:05—Farm Frolic* AFTERNOON 12:00—Noon News 12:15—Noon Serenade 1:00—Behind the World News 1:OG—Swap & Shop l:30R«al Estate Tim« 2:00—Arkansas News 2:05—Hillbilly Hits 3:00—News 3:05—Heptlme 4:00—Blythevllle Courier Kews 4:Q5 —Robert's Roundhouse 5:00—News 5:06^-R»cord Rock 5:30—Sportsman 5:4S—Sfgn Off Here's a mn way to cut hauling costs on your job. Get a truck that gives you more mileage on gas and oil... that costs less for upkeep that carries more payload. A truck like that will really save you money! Owners of Dodge "Job-RatetT trucks know from experience how costs can be reduced — for they enjoy tha outstanding economy of trucks that are "Job-Rated." A ~Jot-fiated" truck is engineered at the DOC'JB factory to 5t a specific job—to serve better, last longer. Because they're "Jo6- Ratfd," these Uucks stand up better and save money! Come in today and get the /nets about truck economy. Let us show you ITOW a Dodge "Job- Rated" truck will cat your hauling costs. Redue. coitt wrtn low upkeep—You get such money-saving advantages as cKrome-platcd top piston migs,exhaust valvesenl inserts, positive- pressure lubrication, gyrol Fluid Drive (available on >$-, %-, and 1-ton models) saves wear. "We've saved a lot of money with Dodge 'Job-Rated' Trucks "We're roaHy soH oo IXxJge for aB-Vound economy and dependability. Every one of our trucks hu been replaced by A Dodge and Ike whole fleet is standing f " ANCIS HEIDR1CM up in a way UvU m«re aaves iw money. Hsrmon J. Heidrk and Sons, "Dodge trucks certainly fit our job—«od keep our costs down." Orloodo, Rondo Reduce coitt with economical power—Dodge truck engines have compression ratios as high as 7.0 to 1. Four rings per pislon, twin ca-bure- tion and exhaust system on high-tonnage models, and »luminum pistons save money, too. DODGE BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. . , bigger payloarls without overloading. TRUCKS Walnur & First Phon« 4422

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