The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 6, 1936 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 6, 1936
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PAGE EIGHT (Continued"'Fro*)) Porn 11 ; Verne had described in his fnnol- Tu] book, aiidjo "lo» off four or , five dajs if possible." , With practically. no ndvnncc ; preparations at all, Nellie lily tailed all alone, for Europe. And when she' canie back, 72 days, 0 )iours,-faud u minutes later, the not only had bloken Verne's flc- ¥ tlonal. I'ecord, but she wns a na', tional heroine. .. : . That started it Within a year •her record was biokon by nnolher .adventitious traveler, and , others j continued to reduce it until, In 1911, John Henry Mcnrs, an American traveler, made it In 35 days, 21 hours and 30 minutes. That record; stood for some years. They nil largely depended on luck and on skill In making boat cuid train connections. x ARMV MKN SHAVE TIME Now nno'ther . clement entered the picture. The United Slates s.rmy sent a fleet of planes around the world In 1924. Lieutenants Smith. Wade, nnd Nelsoii brought their slilps home In 175 days, lint their actual; Hying lime had been only H days and 15 hours. •JThat opened the way to new records, and the next were made by combinations.of the old steam-' shlp-and-rall routes with planc-a. Edward S. Evans and Union Weil's made It In 28 dajs. 14 hours;.; 30 hilnutes In 1925. : .nnd Me'nrs ,dame bJick in 1928 with a plane 'pilot, O. B. Collycr, to cut that time to 24' days, 15 hours. 21 minutes. ^Stlll anothei meaiK of specdv Ejobe tia\el cume Into the picture In 1925, when the Graf Zeppelin mnde her famous circuit. The Grot wns a lineal ancestor of the HIndenbuig, on which to- days' globe trotters started out. The Graf, thundering out of tho night above Europe. Asia, , and America, came home to Lnkclnnit In 20 days-and 4 rliours ' FI.VERS TAKE SHOKT WAY oThc next defiance of the earth's spacious surface cnme in 1931, wliui Wiley Post and Harold'Cial- tji mnde the complete circuit in 8 days, 15 hours, 51 minutes. This night, cpoch-mnklng 'chough In Us own right, differs somewhat from most'of the globe-encircling records, inasrmich n<s It wns made in northern latitudes. That Is. Instead of,'putting a belt around the earth nt Its broadest part, Post and Oatty threw a collar around her> neck where she is narrowest. It ijWoaua'cclrcull of the pole, Imi scarcely of the enrth. : :. ' . Reduced to absmdily, this method- of globc-clrclini! admits> that Peary walked around the world Ihi two days when he was at the North-Pole, nnd Byid flew around ' it In a few houns. jrTbeoretlcally, if you stood ex* nelly-beside the pole, yon could _ *«ralk around the world in a few steps. It.'ls 'the difference rjchvccn going around on a parallel of latitude close to the pole, and making n. "great circle" around the- globe at Its grentest dimension i In 1933 Post beat his own record, -over':almost the same far- northern course, flying alone In the staunch Winnie Mae, nnd coining home In 7 dnys, 18 hours, 49',!.; minutes. i .: NEW .KIND. OF RACE • ••But,the present race'Is more In BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Route of World Racers and the Ships In Which They TVavel TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1936 .V , First leg of Uielr journey, from I.nkoliursi, N, J., IQ Prnnkforl, Germany, v; n s covered In Hie lllmlonljiiri;', Ml, by llic three newspaper writers vaci»K around llic world. At right Is tiic China Clipper, which (hey jriiu&< catch ut Maniln jj they ore to have a chnncc of winning Hie 'sjjcctaci.iar diuh. ••'.•' Contestants nnd probable routes nrc shown nbove. Iii- sel, left to right, are Leo Klcrun, New York' Times- Dorothy Kllgallcn, New -York Jminml; H. U. ScrlpiK-lIownrd papers. Two -.hips, on which- they may fly are Royal Dutch Ll:ie plant-, left, and Imperial All-ways Hying bout,, rleht. Hayti Society — Personal Mr. and Mrs. Sam Mobtey of Oakland, Cnlif., who arc the guests of Mrs. Mobley's sister, Mrs. Lon Riilgeway, spent Uie weekend In Charleston with another sister, Mrs. If. L' Johnson. Mines. K. A. liamra, John Hamra and Mr. and Mrs. Philip Feisal of canlwcll ana the latlcr's guests, nr. and Mrs. K. T. "nlcefa of Beirut, Syria, were here Saturday visiting Mr. and Mrs. Wolf Khourie. Dr. Kalecfa, who Is a dentist In Beirut, is taking a post-graduate course at Northwestern University, Chicago. He is a cousin of Mr. Peisal. ' ; I IJH Miss Hatlle Fern Lme.s, wlio spent the summer at Waverly, la., with her cousin, Mrs. J. \v. Ennis' has returned home. Miss Mildred Dewecsc and Mrs Hassel Dewcesc were In stcelc Sunday visiting the former's father, who is working with u dragline out of sleele. Mrs. F, E. Tenstcr and Miss Alberta Shaw went to MempbtfiJ Sunday to see the latU?r's slswrW who is In St. Joseph's hospital. She • ' was operated on Monday. in 1924, the U. S. Department of Agriculture spent S1.300IOOO In attempts to control Insects nnd diseases of plants nnd animals. TRUSS EXPERT HERE, OCT. 8 Mr. A. Klein, factory expert of the Ohio Truss Co., will b? nt our store 'Ihurcday, Oct. 3, with n full line ol non-skid Spot-Pad Trusses and Supports. ROBINSOff DRUG CO. Corner Main & Railroad the spirit of -Nellie Bly.' It' will not-show what'can be done aflc'r months'of preparation, nt unlimited expense, as n stunt. It will show what is 'available to anyone in the world who has the price and a little Ingenuity.'' The three 'American newspaper writers now racing around the Klobe will use no other facilities than;'regularly scheduled airlines nnd comiecllons.--Tlie spanning of Ihe Pacific by the American'clip- per ships 1ms closed Ihe last liiik in a: chain of regular airlines nronnd the gloue. " i iThis Journey is lo^mrk the nice tliat man's conquesi of the air now provides nir nlr Inne around Ihe world at no greater dlfllculty than It takes to buy a ticket. Museum City I'Linnecl MOSCOW (UP)—The Organization Committee of the Union of Soviet Architects- is founding in the neighborhood of Moscow a "Museum city" where samples of folk architectural art will be concentrated. Real buildings Including houses and village lints will be transferred here nnd' buildings re-' produ.cliigv-'tthosc 'samples will be erected. Lux or a Society — Personal Mr. nnd Mrs. Horace Graves, "bf Malilen, Mo., were Sumlny guc6ls of Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Ballcw. ' Jim! . Qnnicr, -of Coving ton, Tenn., visited his •'sister, Mrs. [•'rank Lewis. Sunday. ,'.O. C. Driver jr., who Ls attending Arkaiisns State college, Joncs- boro, wns nt lionie over the wceKend: ' .•.••<Mrs. Robert Eberdt, of West. Memphis, spent Monday with her' parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Louis Spniin. ; Mrs. Sue "Brown nnd Mrs. E. R, I3ognn were Memphis visitors Frl-' day. Mrs. Brown -visited In the Home of her daughter, Mrs, Ilnys Gowan. Mrs. May Bon-en Thompson, or Mcinphts,, was In Luxora' Monday on busjiiess- and visited friends while here. : - , : h. Mr. nnd Mrs. Cecil Moss, ami daughter, Lnnrncvelvn, of -Union City, Terin., nnd Miss Lurleeti Diilllngton, of Memphis, were guests of Miss Mflrgnret Moffitt Sumlny. They attended the horse show in Blythcvllle Sunday afternoon. Among the Luxorans who were in .Memphis Saturday were Mc's- dnmcs Charlie Thomas, R w Nichols, T. D. Wllkius, Mbis Bob Wllllnms, and her aunt, Mrs. Nina Williams, of Annorcl. ' Mr. "and Mrs. Fritz Fachrmart of Memphis, -were. Sunday guests of Mr. nnd Mrs.' S. J.- Smith. •* The Hcv. L. P. Plemming left Simdny night for Pen-in, Mo where he will be engaged in n ten' dnys revival meeting. :' , Mr. nnd Mrs. M, L. McMillan of Flint, Mich., are visiting in the home of Mr. nnd Mrs. R. T. Bal- lcw. Mrs. McMillnn is the sWer of Mr.'Sallow. Mr. and Mrs. Jimmle McRne are announcing the birth of h son' on October 4. The baby wct°hs 7 pounds, and has been named Peter Bernard McRae." Tornadoes, during tile Inst 20 ycnrs, have taken 5246 lives in tilt United States and caused properly damage of morj than S233- 000,000. ' Luxbra High School Classes Name Officers LUXORA,; .Ark.—The classes of Luxora liigli' school have elected officers as follows: | Seniors—Evelyn McDanlel, president; Mike O'Keefc, vice-president| Addle Brlttian, secretary-treasurer; Vernell Byrd, .reporter; Woodrow •Fndecccy and Edna George,'enter- I tainmcht coinmittee; Alberta V/a.Ik- er' and Vernell liyni, project com- nntli'c; T. D. wiifchis, faculty advisor. I Juniors—Louie Neil Rodgers president; Her'nian Lynch vice- president; Norii Payne, sccretary- trensurer; Ray Owens, reporter- Jimmle Slack, faculty advisor. . Sophomores — I^ulse vic,o .. president; Edyth McDanlel, vice- I president; S. C. Ingrain, secretary- treasurer; Carolec Wood, reporter- Marvin Sanderson, faculty advisor . .freshmen—Helen Anders, presi- dent; Pauline Baker, vice-president; Chnrles ' EIILTOn, secretary- treasurer; Peggy Silim'an, reporter; Mrs. Charlie Thomas, faculty advisor. : Christian Anderson; author., of, children's fairy; tales, is said to have..disliked children. SEE JESSE WEBB He will . cut and thrash your heans on shares with u brand new combine and (brasher. AN A T I 0 N A j> DISTIL U R.S ,f R O.D uTf \hey all look alike.. hut\one is a WINNER! J UDGE a whiskey —as well as a horse —on PERFORM- AN'CE! Windsor, by its outstanding performance, is a champion'arnniig popular-priced, straight bourhon whiskies. It won, and is holding, its clmtnpiomhip In- • tiller taste. Rich, round-bodied, d'clightlully smooth, Windsor gets its taste leadership from expert distil!m K and careful ageing. Try a hottlc. 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Sparkling with yoiiflifiil spiril these great Hiirl SchiifTnor & nlarx |>rc]> suits aro some of (he best values your folks have ever seen . . . anil Dad knows what that moans! Plenty of smart snorts hacks in single and double breasleds. Tailored in long wearing Dominion Crashes i n liitics and browns. You'll be Ihe envy of your eompanions in one of these suits by Hart Scbaffner & Marx. Com c on down and let us show yon what we mean. As usual the best is always at MEAD CLOTHING Co. 315 WEST MAIN STREET lilylhcvillc's Headquarters for Particular Men

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