The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 15, 1936 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 15, 1936
Page 12
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;,PAGE TWELVE ' ' jt'Enfant's Plan Is Being ' Pushed to Completion ;< Afler 145 Years 7 Bj, NBA Swvke .. - .WASHINGTON; ~— Out—of the aVtlsfic dream of the ' Frenchman , Ij'Enfimt H5 years .ngo, one of •^ the great forms] and most beautl- - lul arks In the uorld emerges to- r ,' Development of the Mall area ,,from the U, S. Cnpltol to the v Washington monument, once n barren unkempt commons, and the ^habitat In the yeslerjcars of stiay , dogs and livestock, Is now neni- i ing completion V;;Thus the central feature of sL'Enfants plan for creation of the federal city, prepared at the order ,.of President George Washington *in 1TS1, has been retrieved nnd JUsed In its full essence £ From a standpoint of hlstoiy Jihd architectural achievement, no •single factor in deielopment of ftbe national capital has attained | $the ( importance of tlie Mall, fe<t- 'eral parks officials believe /CONCEIVLD BY FRENCHMAN f> .Pierre Charles L'Enfiint, a fam- Ytd French architect, conceived the ;MaU early, but with inoppoilunily. rhfetory and the plan of a grcnt >and esthetic Washington was for- .gotten. -" Much of the area was left c Stagnant morass In lalei yeus f railroad was peunlttcd to lay jts tracks across the park at Sov- ^tnth street, and the banks of Tiber creek, which bordeied the ^Mall on the present site of Con- 4litutlon avenue, became spoked jjrt-th the nondescript shacks^ of •ftpx tiers v>i' was not until the turn of th" 'ttntury, In fact, that civic awak- Sj\lng re\lved tlie original Mull dj>elopment Later, the 70th Congress adopted an act authorblns "Procedure with the plans of LTSrifant arid since great prepress has been made. ' < . ^^^™^ "^^^^"iL«i^i»^™^^^i, V ista Opened Between Capitol and Washington Monunienl THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1930 Through this U s Cupltol arch are framed historic .sitc.s—the Grunt Memorial, foreground; the sweeping expanse of the Mall; and the Washington Monument, which can be seen towering dim....'.' '' ly In the distance. ' Lined up for dilll in this picture Indicated by the while spots are the 1,500 underground water Jets that will provide, dally -rainfall" for the vast Mall development Each jet coierb an area of 524 square, feet of lawn. . t "Vore recently, the Public Works AdmlnJstration has drl\en the 1e- .vetopownt to within 90 per cent or „ of', completion. . VISTA — r—.7«»""" **.3iA urtNEil L' Principal work achieved bv PWA ' °l* nln S beautiful -71 TT "^'""K °M n e beautiful vfcU between the Capitol and the _ "ihijijton monument, which et- vttnds beyond to the Lincoln Mt- •JKiHal, and past tlie Arlington Memorial Bridge to the historic L« • mansion and Arlington National cenntei-y .^ ""At thf'srirrfe' time,' PWA has <le- Jfetoptd Union Square, at the foot OP, the (Capitol grounds, coa- sjrteted.'roads and wallcs,«'plarted gmamenUl trees and shrubs and cfeated_ extensive lawn 1 areas ""To-achieve these results, workmen, jemoved obtruslie structure-; disfiguring buildings, and the -xc- cumulated debris of >ears r?our parallel roadwajs ex ten d- tag. from the foot of the Capitol to the Washington monument — .more, than four miles of highway -fhave been_ constructed llJ" «nter panels, or \istn, •between the two' Inner roads a town area has' been developed U provide a vast green carpet 300 teet wide and one mile long Two grove? of magnificent American elms border it NEW BEAUTY ACHIEVED At Union Square, long neglected' and unsightly, workmen cleared ' away all ugly structures, land-' scaped the area, and restored tot view and beauty the U S Gran* and George Gordon Meade memorials •.In accomplishing this, the open- | Ing of the vLsta between the Washington monument and the Capitol was completed. One of the Important achievements at the Union Square wns the saving of valuable and Important trees,'nmny-of which had been planted by former 'presidents. Countless new trees were planted.In addition. Brilliant light- Ing ' facilities were also inslallctl throughout the Mall." PWA has silent tl,050,000'- on the project. Considerable work remains to complete the entire Mull development, but this much .is assured—the dream of L'Enfant and George ..Washington has not l)Mm in vain. Aerial Scouting Used ' ' In Insect Pest War WASHINGTON (UP) -Aerial Revolves in Own Casing; Great Increase in' E((i- .'ciency Claimed PUEDLO, Colo. (UP)—An airplane motor without crankshaft, valves or carburetor, which burns ordinary gasoline-ami follows other general principles of Internal, combustion engines, lias been Invented and patented by W. II. Smith af- «>;: effective ='this'season'-:tliai : vtlic U. s Department '6f Agriculture has added a second imlogtro as an nld In stopping the spread ot plant diseases nnd insect pesl.s Peering'down Into vegetation, fly ing observers can readily s|»t either diseased trees .or tho best of destructive insect pesl.s. NOTICE. To Our Customers Efrcctivc today, we will close, our repair department and gas station at a P. M. each day, however we will maintain all night service at the Hl.vlhcville Motor Sales Co. * Phone 1000 for Service At Any Time Tom Little Chevrolet Co. Shaver-Foster Gin Co. Cor«*r of Broadway and Railroad SI At the Old Marian Place Now stocked with and ready to deliver the kind of ; COAL .YOU WANT. AT REGULAR PRICES Also Factory Kindling Gin Your Cotton With Us and Carry Home Your Coal • • 4 ' W. W.Shaver-OHieFost Phone 278 er tcr 10 years' cxpcihncntallon The engine was created to overcome lost energy used by ordinary motors in, keeping themselves''run- ning. The engine has eight cylinders, each.fined 1 four •• times per. revolution of. ttic engine,' malting 32 strokes per. revolution Ordinary automobile engines have one power stroke-for every two ie;olutioiis The engine, revohei In Its casing, .eliminating the necessity of a crankshaft. 'When completed the engine will produce 10,000 to 15,000 revolutions a minute, Smith believes, or -t;ooo revolutions a min" 'o under load/ Exix-rlmerils -vilth a previous model proved, Smith said, that the engine .will operate for- as long as 1G hours on a gallon of gasoline, producing .'150' .horsepower constantly. , I The entire engine Is to be made of aluminum to conserve 'weight, and will produce as high as 15 horsepower .per pound of weight. Smith believes • Vanes built Into the engine casing;.itself are designed to create a cooling s>stem The engine, designed principally for planes, will serve as Its own gyroscope .as. it revolves'with the profiler, thus eliminating automatic pilots or antl-suny devices according-, to Smith; •ihe most plausible reason for the numerous stones carried in the penguin's stomach is that. Slnce'he eats enormous amounts of : nsli he iieeds assistance in grinding and digesting his meals •* . '< «<< \ r ^ ^^"'^^W^jT^ ^* 1! V.- A ^> Odds Pile Up Against Child As Film Star I NEW YORK CUP)-Keep youngsters out of Hollywood 'unless Hollywood sends for them, advises Wesley Ruggles, Paramount director, He warns parents that the child-player population of the movie city exceeds 1,200 today and , that only about 10 per cent will get chance before the camera, then nly^ in "atmospheric parts." Known In the film Industry as one ' of the leading developers of tar; mat* rial, Ruggles in his latest picture, "yallant Is the Word for Carrie," presents two children who arc tlie most recent to make the camera grade.' One Is Charlene Wyalt, 5-year- old daughter of a Los Angeles M m,,- milkman, and the other Is 10-yeax- advlses [ old Jackie Moran. "Tliey're both great," said Ruggles during a visit to New York. "They're going places." After he trad hazarded the guess that will keep them from taking tlielr youngsters to Hollywood." y The domestic hen eats stones to aid her digestion. that 95 per cent of parents would like to see their children in movics,- Ruggte.s said: ' "L«t me try to do n good deed for such .fathers nnd mothers; a warning, a chain letter—anything Before Vuii Buy Any Outboard - See Ike NEPTUNE 2 n. e. Single CyL (Other Sizes 10 16 H. P.) HUitBARD TIRB & HATTEKY CO. ' :f MADE WITH ARKANSAS RICE '.'••-••: Distributed by DISTRIBUTING CO. - Ulythcvillc, Ark. - J'hone 63 BEST TIRE 8UY »N TOWN ... . Bxtn-miletge Kelly a cost no more, yet their Armorubbtr tretds-as- sure longer lilt with lower . cost . per mile. Any Lion de*ler ctn ' quickly convince you. Now Mead brings you the Royal Family ofShoedom There are a great many Klythcville men who like to wear better things.;..who like quality ami style in well as.'in clothes. popular request we have included (he Royal Family of Shoudom to our; of famous names. Already Rosloniahs have Become a Klytheville favorite il!U | one of (he popular stylea is the . NORWAY CALF . great shoes are hardy as the Norway climate, charged with_personality, yet in the strictest good taste. The 'Bostonian Flexmore process builds Hcxibilily over your foot shape. H protects the slyle line preserves the life of the leather... .ado's comfort for these shoes require NO breaking in. Sizes G to My,. As usual the best is always at MEAD CLOTHING Co. 315 WEST MAIN STREET BlyiheviUe's Headquarters for Particular Men

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