The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 8, 1941 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 8, 1941
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SATURDAY,: FEBRUARY 8, BLYTHtfVTLLE, (ARK. 1 ) COURIER NWS After The Bombs-^Salvaee Governor Has Arranged) For Commission To Act As Clearing House Through the efforts of Govornoi Homer. M.' Adkiiis, arrangements have been made with. Lieut- Col Maurice V. Pauon. quurter'maste Camp Robinson, when'bv the 4j>- Hculiural and Industrial Commission will act as a clearing' li 0 iu»e between Arkansas individuals and ousmoss firms that desire to '---ell supplies to the Camp. The plans were presented to Colonel pjuton by a eomiiiiuce named by the governor and was made-. up O f Senator Maupin Cummings, chairman; Lawson Simpson, executive secretary to' the governor; Brig. Gen. E. L.-Compere, adjutant general; and E. Smith Reed, industrial engineer with the Agricultural and Industrial Commission. Governor Adkins designated E. Smith Reed to carry out the plans. The supplies purchased by the quartermaster's office include many Items and services, namely food stuff and general supplies. The procurement officer responsible for purchasing food stuff, contracts for all items that go into an ordinary kitchen' such as. eggs, butter, cheese, milk, vegetables', shortening, and many other such items. The daily consumption of food at the Camp is large. The staples required to feed the boys Uncle Sam has quartered at Camp Robinson for one day, include 4,500 dozen eggs, 11,000 pounds of meal. 2,500 pounds of butler. 8.000 pounds oi bread. 17,000 pounds of potatoes, and 15,000 half pints of milk. This' large consumption makes it necessary for the ( procurement officers to purchase 'the items in large quantities. The health of the soldiers, is carefully guarded and all food sold to the camp must pass rigid examinations and conform to all specifications set by United States Army officials. Milk and dairy products must come from inspected herds, potatoes must be graded, eggs must pass -certain .specifications, and so it is with all food stuff that goes into Uncle Sam's Army pantry. The officer having charge of buying the general supplies has many items on his shopping list. Among his purchases are listed such items as lumber, hardware, building materials, gasoline, automobile parts,•• and. many -others. This officer also makes contracts with firms to repair shoes, clotli- ' ing, and for . other such services ;.. all of which are necessary Lo keep ;• the Army in good condition. There are many.firms in Arkansas eligible to bid ;ori /supplies needed at Camp Robinson. Among these -prospective bidders, there are many who are not informed of the proper procedure necessary to offer bids to Camp Robinson officials. For .this reason Governor Adkins has worked out a plan with camp officials whereby the Agricultural -and Industrial Commission .will cooperate with- the quartermaster's office to furnish them with the names of qualified Arkansas bidders and in turn will furnish any one in Arkansas with Information concerning the correct- procedure to sell supplies to the camp. Parties interested in this matter should address E. Smith Reed Agricultural and Industrial Commission. State Capitol Building, Little Rock, Ark. explaining, what they wish to sell, and in what quantities they can furnish the goods. Through his plan, Governor Adkins believes that Arkansas people will be able to sell more goods to this camp. PAGE THREE Every German bcmb dropped on London brings \vi:h it scenes oi salvage like these, wiui ure suu smoldering in the rubble that was his office building. n -city" business man. left, above, pries through the ruins for valuable papers and belongings. If stife is buried too deeply for easy excavations. u breaker, with police permission, drills It open, as at .right. ' After "raids en London, families search their homes lor salvage. If they're lucky, as at right, above, they'll be .able, to save some furniture and belongings. If not, maybe, left, they'll .go to n. "salvage sale* .to buy goods only .slightly damaged in a .raid on the shop. In the photo, papa, an air raid war-' den. minds the babies while Mrs. Londoner di^s into the bargain counter. •SCHOOL NEWS » ___ SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL Semester Honor Roll Announced Sylvia Reidman headed the seme*er honor roll with 14 3-4 points and Mary Lynn Jackson and Lloyd Blomeyer tied for third with 's, points each. •Cthers on the semester honor Ralston 9, Kathleen At some points, the Grand Canyon of the Colorado measures 18 miles from rim to rim. Hanfstaengl Son Joins U, S. Army roll, follow: George Hubbard 12 Birdie,. Flair n, Vera Goodrich 10H;, Bill Murdaugh 10 Vs-Philip Reed -l<n,, Bill Cham Win 10 Billy Jpntz 10, Betty Adams 9%, Mary Helen Moore 9'-2. Maiy " Tucker Moore 9u.^.Kathryn Wahl, Elvan Gregory Atkins Baker 8W, Billy Browne 9, Billy Cross 9, Augustus Crowe 9, Betty Dodson 9. Willard Evans 9, Eiva Michael 9 Bill Morse 9, La Nell Smart 9 Ruth Fulgham 8&, Nancy Hughes 8V- Emma Lou Phillips 8»£, Connie Denton 8. Geraldine Hammond 8- Doris Mmr 8, Elizabeth Ann Simpson 8, .Sallie MaLhis 7'i, Mildred Weathers ?>/,, Betsy Buchanan 7, Harry Haines 1, Hunter Hall 7 Mary Reichel 7. Kay Thomas 7.' Lois Eacon 6»i. Mary Francis Fields Calvin Hollingsworth 6 J ,£ Harold Wood 6",, Jack Chamblin 6 Stella Evans 6. These students received honorable mention for the semester: Bilhc Jean Abbott, Anna Mae |8V1-, Bill Morse 8Vi, La Nelle Smart |8K. Billy Browne 8, Luva Davis 8. j Hunter Hall 8. Emma. Lou Phillips 18, Mary Reichel 8, Mary Frances! I Fields .7$. Sallie Mathis*7-y*. Mil-j j died; Weathers 7%, Gregory Atkins j •7k, Alma Cain : 7Vi, Lois Eaton 7H:, j Harry Haines 7V1-, Calvin Hollins- I worth 7, Vh-ginla Needhani- 6 l -j,i Nancy McGill .6, Gerald Oxford 6. j Rayford. Phillips G, Doris Pipkin G, | Harold Wood 6. The following students placed in : Uie honorable mention list for die third six weeks: Biilie Jean Abbott, Anna Mae Amen, .Peggy Burks,, Lucille Clouse, Dorothy Corlew. ! STORIES IN STAMPS Introduce Devices Which Will Burn Coal Without Smoke Objection ST. LOUIS. ^UPV-Two similar coal bnrnm an- displayed by Scutlioni Illinois coal producers a* psul of an eflort. 10 r.^nln business IOM in St. Louis through refiulniicns or' tho controversial ".smoke ordinance" passed last year hi «u HUmpt to eliminate smoke'. Both devices, it is said, will hum Swjlhm) Illinois fm»l .snuikelessly. They operate on similar theories'., The, d(?velo}]tUJ by l\ P. De Witt, a JjiU'h school .science in- -stnu-tor ut nearby Univorsity City, i-ojusLsts ol u law «rale dlvkkid j nu> two sections by a partition. While the llro burns In one hall, the second hair, filled wltli raw coal, ii- covered and »ases from It rtjx- passed through Uie burning section and consumed. Meanwhile the non-burning coal is converted Into coke. When ihe burning hull' of the firebox is empiied. tho fire is .shifted to the coke and Die, section rolilled and covered. The second device was Invented by R. H. Pier.sol, a professor at the Uuivifi.sUy of Illinois, It hus two graies braced togolher. one on top of the other. When a new supply of coal Is placed in one yruie. the double- yrate Is tamed completely over so that the unburned coal Us on the bottom. Thus the yase.s must puss 'hrotiuh the burning section tuul are consumed. Old Markets Sought James A. Worshum, spokesman fcr Southern Illinois Coals, Inc.. svucl U\nt the devices were put on display in an eiToit to regain the markets for the neighboring areas. Smoke Commissioner Raymond R. Tucker will investigate both. Wor- shttm .said. Tlie .smoke ordlnatice which banned soft Illinois coal was passed yeni - . It provided that coals of more than a certain percentage of volatility cannot be burned !ii the city, except in mechanical firing devices. Since passage of the ordinance, most ccal sold to non-Industrial consumers has been from Arkansas and Oklahoma. Corrects sary ior the lilmitm to import workers from other states, and lust your u bi» reduction in the influx of mijnittor.v j'urm families WAS noted Th« Farm Strm-ity Administration, uJremly o()(»i-aMn-» in th* nmi , enltini't'd I;,*; pj'oi;j-iun lU'to.r tint roud.SHH* (ii''alion. .Marvin Gray, a (lircciur oi' the FSA in Kouthrusi Miwourl. Mihi that at Mind Your Manners Ann crook skippie crook, jo Argentine Patriots Used Evelyn Disinser. Boh nnnuJn* i //r ?i, f ~ ' ' ^ Fifth Column Tactics READERS of Argentina's revolt Evelyn Disinger, Blossom Graham, Huffman, Stella Bob Jettye Evans, Claire Betty A i: ten, Peggy Childs, Lucille Corlew, Ann Crook, ~Lur a Davis, Burks, Barbara douse, ' Dorothy , Betty Jean Hill. Carllyn Hood' Jettye Clair Huffman, Bryce Lay-' S n ~,, Edward McCormock, Nancy McGIIl, Charles Moore. Maxine Moore. Virginia Needham. Betty Phillips. Doris Pipkin. . Herman Cross Posey. Maxine Reed, Irene Russell, Charles Stires and Hal Rice. Lucille Smith, Winona Thompson. Explaining, simply, "This is my country,-' 19-year-old Egon L. S. Hanfstaengl, above, American- born son of Ernest ("Putzi") Hanfstaengl, one - time close friend of Adolf Hitler, enlisted in the U. S. Army Air Corps. Hes a sopho.more at Harvard, his father's alma mater. The eider Hanfstaengl broke with Hitler and is now in a Canadian concentration camp. Name Honor Students Sylvia Reidman led the six weeks' honor roll for the third term of the first semester with a total of 15 J {. points. Second highest was Marjorie Perry with 13 '4 points and Mary Lynn Jackson and Lloyd Blomeyer tied for third with 'l3 po'nts. The following students made the honor roll: Vera Gbodrlch 11 u Tfr*. f I* 1 .*, — . .... ^-l * • '— t Augustus Kathleen Baker Crowe 11, Birdie 11, Elya Michael-11, Betty Dodson 10M> Bill Murdaugh 10&, Philip Reed 10% Betty Adams 10, Ruth Fulgham iV Elven Ralston 10, Kathryn Wahi 10. Doris Muir 9-y,. Nancy Hughes 9&, Billy Jontz 9*4, Mary Helen Mo6re 9%, Betsy Buchanan 9. Billy Cross 9, Mary Tucker Moore 9. m«««u u™n a in costr ElizabethL Ann Simpson 9, Willard Blue Danube" from the r Evans 8%, Geraldine Hammonds] Johann Strauss Jr and Sr. -"saacs. Biyce .Layson, Joe Lintzenich, Jim McCord. Edward McCormick, LaFetra Maye, Charles Moore, Maxine Moore, Mary Jo -Vewcomb, Betty : Phillips, Herman 3ross Posey, Maxine Reed. Irene Rice, Lucille Russell, Ernestine Smith, Hal Thompson, Rayford Phillips. Fulbright Speaks Dr. j. w. Fulbright, president ol University of Arkansas, Payetteville ;poke to the student assembly of Blytheville High School Tuesday. In his talk Dr. Fulbright mentioned the fact that the university was the only land grant college in the state. He traced the origin o: the University up to the present day and stressed the advantages o: going to ones own state university. Dr. Fulbright concluded his talk with an invitation to the students to visit the university, whether or not they were planning for further schooling. Assembly News Miss Nancy Kirshner was the guest speaker at the meeting of the Girl's Club at 10 a. m. Thursday morning. She spoke on "Nursing." Vivian Vickers presided over the meeting and led the group ?n a discussion of the purchasing of an honor cup to be given each six weeks' to the cleanest room Also ways in which the building might be kept cleaner were discussed by various students. Singers Perform Here The Blue Danube Singers, a group of stage, concert, and radio performers, appeared at Blytheville High School, Wednesday." Among their selections were songs from the light operas, "Show Boat" "New Moon", and "Maytime". After soliciting requests from the audience, the pianist played a medley of classical music including 'Liebestraum", "Moonlight Sonata" and 'Hungarian Rhapsody" This group also presented a musical drama in against Spa in.had never heard of "Fifth Columnists" when they started the revolution in 1810, but they had a working knowledge of the technique. Manuel Belgrano, military and political leader, pictured on the stamp above, was one of the group that successfully directed the coup. Patriots demanded and secured a provisional government for the provinces of the River Plate, held places en the council which replaced the Spanish governor. Outwardly loyal to the king, they systematically discredited Spanish officials, finally ordered all high functionaries deported. Belgrano became commandcr- in-chief of Argentina's armies. Although independence v/ns not formally'declared until 1816, the Argentine republic dates from his victories over Peruvian loyalists m 1811 and Bolivian partisans in 1813. Belgrano played an important part m the Congress of 1816 where independence was formally proclaimed. He also undertook a diplomatic mission IG England to seek British support Test your knowledge of correct social usage by answering the following questions, limn checking against the authoritative answers below: 1. If you need to have your windshield wiped off, but have a. Lank full of gasoline, is it nil right to stop at a tilling station und usk the attendant if • he will wipe it off for you? . 2. 'Is it good manners to smoke at n filling station where there is a "No Smoking" sign? 3. When two married counlcs rido in one car, should the two men sit in front and put the two women in back? 4. When- two men ore In a car together and. come to n gate that one of them must open,.should the driver or the other man get out and open it? ; 5..No. Best '"What would you do solution— (b). 5. Does a person of good tireed- hig pay such obvious compliments as "You have a grand personality"? What would you do If—* You are going to visit in a town and do not wish to stay with friends who you fear may be insistent on your staying with them— (a) Call them as soon as you arrive in town? (b) Register at a hotel and unpack your bags before telephoning them? I Answers 1. Yes. For that is part of the service gasoline .stations offer to the traveling public. Be sure, however, to thank him for the service. 2. No. 3. No. 4. The person who is not driving should get out and open the gate, unless he is quite old and the person driving is young. had 1112 hunilips n.s clioiUs in the iu-oa. -At the oiul of jij-io," he "ihe number had beon l to :}283." Vu March, jg-io, Uic PSA an- nonnmi that it had lovinulaUni a Parachutes made of n, silk substitute, may .soon be placed in full service by the U. S. Army. Driver Fails at Finish PHILADELPHIA (UP)—A zigzagging driver almost made it. Police arrested the motorist for driving while intoxicated when his automobile crashed into a car parked five doors from his home. CALL 372 For Fancy & Staple Groceries nnd First Class, Tender Meats. FREE DELIVERY ANYWHERE IN TOWN CITY FOOD MARKET Comer Franklin & Dugan Harrell Davis J. B. Lunsford APPROVED Alfalfa Seed Lespedeza Seed Oats Seed Corn All Kinds of Field Seeds Keystone Bulk Garden Seeds BABY CHICKS PURINA FEED Fresh Dressed Poultry L K. Ashcraft & Co. 112 E. Main Phone 154 We Bay Ponltry i \vhkh ii hoped to .stabilize forming amdUion.s I'OL- hundreds of sharecropper and farm day labor families in the area, and thu.s contribute to a solution of tin; Whole- problem. This included the expansion nnd enhu'Kcment of FJSA programs already in uperaUon in the urea and the addition of new Shu-e the FSA-.sui)i.>n'lsed, tivoo- acre UPorge Cooperative farm' urn Nt>\v Madrid, Mo., had already proven Unit laryo yroup.s of s£rand- ocl and destitute farm famines can be rehabilitated und transformed info lax-paying rill/ens with fair prospects oi the: uovprmm-nt re- covirrlng !us inve.slinL>nt r UH> FSA oxpuiulod Oils ol Uie pro- Bmm. By .spring oi" UMO two other PSA supervised cooperative farms hnd been orgunlv.L'ti in Southenat MH- sour), having » total of 4200 acres on which H-2 families wovo located. Added to the number of fnmllk>s and lid-cause In the LuPorno project, the PSA had ]$2 families on 10.900 acres in cooperative farming by the close of 1940. Durlny the year, ihe F3A continued to plan enlarBeinents of- Its cooperative farming program, so Secvirlty Panics, Inc., was oryanincd and tlic- yovcniment approved a loan ol' $5ii4.747 to U for the purpose of jMin.'hu.slng 1G.083.5 acres in some 31 tracts in Southeast Missouri. The PSA has not coin- plutod the purchase of all the land, but It is under option, however, In October, the PSA announced that a total of UGOO acres near Pascola in Pemlscot County, had been pilrcliHsoc! by Security Farms and 40 families would bo' located upon it- The total acreage, however, will be in large, scattered units, and the FSA proposes lo locate n total of 200 families on all of It. As another phase of Its enlarged program, the PSA had three *lans for stabilising the labor supply needed In the area at cotton chopping and picking times while iu '.he same time giving the labor rainilic-H an opportunity to turn heir .unused time into food; better '.lousing and subsistence agriculture. One plan was entitled "labor rehabilitation". Under it. 1489 I'aml- 'ies last year produced, canned and stored <n:i,uOO quarts ol food and a large quantity of dried fruits and vegetables, und sweet potatoes, nnd raised 1135 hogs for butchering, all of which had n total estimated value of $253,000. This cost the government $89.101 in direct 'grants to the families for the purchase of. pressure • cookers, garden equipment,' fruit jars and seed but, according to Gray, compared with the cost of direct relief. It came fairly^ cheap. Another plan to stabilize the area's farm labor supply was designated "group labor homes" In which groups of 30 to 80 dwellings have been constructed on government-owned tracts and each house hns about three acres of land for subsistence agriculture. The homes will be rented at a minimum charge to labor families' in the aren and supervised by the'FSA This project was on its way to becoming n reality by December, 1940, whon the FSA announced that It had 500 of the houses under construction in nine labor colonies at seven points scattered throughout Southeast Missouri, nnd expected to have all of them com- nleti'd and ready for occupancy by \ February ]. 1941. ' | The third plan was entitled "scattered labor homes" and its operation is very much like the planned operation of the group labor homes- In this projectr however, the dwellings were constructed singly at points scattered throughout Southeast Missouri. The first of these homes was qccupied on May 28. 1940, on a farm 12 miles southwest of Hny-ti. By the end of FUMfY BUSINESS mi.iy KIA iuvici. INC' T.M. KK. u. j. *AT "Well, ne might have married worse—htr first husband Ictt an awful good overcoat r* the year, '288 houses hud been constructed <md occupied, Gniy .stiid. Ench of the dwellings hiis sufficient aeri'iifcu. 1 {'or u vegetable Kiuxten. No rental is charged the families, however, and the plan has been arnuiycd for the purchase of the houses during a lo-yeui- period by the owntrs'ol' the liuul on which they have been built, During the })L»vloci. the landowner UMI.SC.H the house 1 . «lte, KfirdiMi und pasture hind' to the FSA rent and tux-free. In addition to those programs, the agency ha.s onlnrged its standard rural rehabilitation program in the area, which Im.s been In operation since the IAS A was established, and in which small farm tenant and landowner families arc nuule loans on a five-year basis tor use in the production of crops and the purchase of livestock and farming equipment. After the live-year period, the families are expected to have worked thalr way Into a more secure position on the land. "In this program." Gray .said, "the FSA had 1112 families us • clients ai: the end of 1938 and by the close of 1940 hnd added 30V." noon at the home of Mrs. Joe N Hill in Blytheville.' The mooting was called: to order with the goup's singing of "Let's Wenr Cotton" nnd ''In the Garden." Mrs. Hill was accompanist for the-singing. Roll call was-answered with the members' telling how they i plan to beautify their yard. Mat- •' trass making and the 4-H build- ' iny ai FuyeUevlllb were discussed. The president read a poem. During the business session, it •'• was voted to sponsor the "Stamps'-' Dixie Four" at nn early date. Mooting writ; closed with * the re- -- pcatiiiK of. the Lord's 'Prayer'.' Mrs, Will Cannon was presented • u fruit bow! us' a prUe in the flag •' contest. The Valentine motif was carried out in the refreshments served by the hostess who was assisted by Mrs. Ace Woods. , At the next meeting March 5 at the home of Mrs. Felix Hill, a • llowcr and shrub exchange" will be' conducted. Demonstration Club News Notes Dinosaurs disappeared from the rari.h when mammals name along," because the latter ate their eggs, according to some scientists. C'Ich Ila.s Luncheon Eleven members of the 'Shady Lane Home Demonstration club mot In the home of Mrs. H. G. McHaf- fcy Wednesday for o Dutch luncheon. Mrs. G. T. Gracy WHS a guost. Miss Cora Lee Colcmnn. county home demonstration agent, spoke on "Snluting- the Flag." She also discussed foods, gardens nnd mattress making. Roll call wn.s answered with each member's telling how she plans to beautify her, yard. Devotional and prayer were given by Mrs. Mc- linlfey after which the group sang "America" and Mrs. A. J, Smart gave the hlstosy or ihe song. Mrs. Jlminic. Johns rend n'poem. During the social hour. Mrs. Johns, was-awarded n prize for the highest score in the Valentine contest. The next meeting will be in the home of Mrs. Elvle Love, Feb. 19. Has Valentine Parly A Valentine party for 15 members of Uie Promised Land Homo Demonstration club and one visitor, Mrs. Ross Smith, of Fayetteville, Tenn., was given Wednesday nfter- NOWI PAY LATESI BUDGET PLAN PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Slli & Walnut Phone 810 FARMERS WE HAVE SEVERAL Blue-Ribbon Rebuilt Tractors and Machines of All Sizes GUARANTEED LIKE NEW! AND PRICED TO SUIT YOUR POCKETBOOK DELTA Implements, Inc. 312 So. 2nd Phone NEEDED-At A!! Times ^ Good Beauty Operators! $50 START YOUR TRAINING NOW AT OUK BAROAIN RATE DURING FEBRUARY— CASH Usual $65 .Rale If Paid in Installments! ONLY fi MONTHS TO FINISH COURSE REQUIREMENTS: Minimum 18 Years of Age Plus 2 Years High School or Completion of Nelson Test, Walnut and Second Phone 319 ABRAHAM GROCERY & DRY GOODS Ash & Broadwav Phone S3f> Shibley's Best Flour 24 Ibs 67c; 48 Ibs $1.30; Barrel.. .$4.90 MEAL 24 Ibs 39c; SUGAR 100 Ibs §4.70 POTATOES, 100 lbs...SU5; RICE. 10 Ibs... .39c DRY APPLES Box 25 Ibs.. .52.15 DRY PEACHES. Box- 25 Ibs . : .S2J5 GREAT NORTHERN BEANS ....,10 Ibs. 49c SPAGHETTI, Box.,55c; TOMATOES, Case:.$1.50; LIGHT JBULBS 50 & 60 wait .2 for 15c

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