The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 17, 1936 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, October 17, 1936
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°pTQBER yi l7,., 193.6,, Itffi OF PUIFfFLlS P'lolecl Plane; From California to Australia Eight Years Ago . Tl'ls is (lie last of Ihrec stones iioilrnins man's daiml- to conqueil tlia Jtt/miEVILLE ,(ARK.) COURIER NEWS Island Hpiels Await kss siruBsle I'uelfic. liV PAUL FltlGRKNS XKA Sm-ii'c Stall' (.•niri'.siioiitfenl A ft-entlifr-liardc-nnl, nervously O'cit young fellow leaned out of the cockpit of • his tri-moto <1 plane at Brisbane, Lite suinn Morning of June 9, 1928 and ic-miosted: "Please, a eisarct'."." Tie was Sir chnrles Kiiigtford- Sinith, fatigued but still' polite afler 7,500 miles' flyi,-.-. from Ca'l- fornla to Australia—l!ic first air crossing of the Pactili;. Smith and three companions Capt. Charles P, T. Ulm lint.' 'V. Lyon and Janvs W. Warner, had zoomed away frr.ri ihe Oakland ail-pail in ih» Southern f-oss at 1)7 miles an hour early fiy 31. Hack of them liv months of meticulous preparation; 'ahead of tiiem, the jiill uncominuvd, un- Pacific. .y-suven hours. 25 minutes If.tor the Southern • Cross sctll«l "down at Wheeler >^':>, Honolulu Ihe first leg of 2.411 mllra com- li.'etod. The next st.-jp woj Suva ir. Ihe Fiji island', 'J.H4 miles Hum Ilonoi'jlu. Tire last t.lvelch. I.V80 miles It, Erisbvie. was flown continuously. That in sketchy retrospect ib tin; story of the greatest nirglam flight ever innde lo that linic. Zeppelin Spans Ocean From that flate the conquest of the Pacific moved apace. The nest attack came from the German dirigible Oral Zeppelin on its' remarkable globe-circling Irip in 1929. It took'off A us. 23 from .Tokio , find early the morning of A:ig. 2i> ! its gre.xt bulk cast shadows .over the Los Angeles airport, to record i ihe first non-stop flight across (he Pacific. [ Two years later, in June, 1031. another round-the-world flight, \fhis time by airplane, spanned i'-,e 'Pacific again. Wiley Post ai.d ;larold Gatty hi the monoplane Winnie Mac crossed from Siberia 10 a point near Nome. Alaska, j Later, in July, 1933, Post \vas (o cross the Pacific alone, via the dame northern route, on a record- J ashing, glcbs-clrcling flight. October,. , 1331,....found . Hujh Jr... New York socialite, and"' Clyde-* spepsboi-n,- • old-tim^, barnstormer,- landing in J?oan onj a projected . round - t h i - worll flight.. '."'' •"" ••.••. Wiii Japanese Priie The Japanese newspaper, Tokio Asahi offered $25,000 for the first, .successful non-slnp flight to America. Herndon and Pangborn took off Oct. 3 and landed 41 hours later at Wenatchee, Wash.— 4,558 inlles distant—to chalk iup the first non-stop trans-Pacific flight. . In January, 1034, the United States Navy launched a Iranliful and well-organized mass flight of six naval patrol . planes, which flew from San Trancisco to Honolulu in formation. These planes were equipped wilh the latest instruments. They carried Skilled personnel. Above all, they were flj'Iil; boals capable o[ withslanding forced landings at sea and able lo lake off when repairs wers effected. Kingsford-Smilh Again And then, on the morning- of Nov. 4, out of the empty curve of. sea nnd sky Into, which he hr.d vanished . six years before. Sir Churiis Kingsfcrd-Siriith illumed lo Australia. He came- | Behind each (rhnnphal journey of the •mighty Clipper ships across the Pacific ocean lies a vast sum of hard work by trained' men stationed aton-j the rente. This photo shows Ihe ground crew at Wake Island laboriously towing a bargcload of supplies ueross ecru! reefs ( 0 s.'ioi-. PAGE THRE$ , Divorce Is Granted ..... ( ,.v.,wv % m HUM , ( my. yuiuv- ,$\ ^ HUilll S]))CCi llftS IjC'n lie entered lo 1 drive nheiui iifiils sraiittila divorce Horn John Hpl- IAVI Huston's rlflo and rovolvei weie found;, in the- machine.** '> Shool *-<iplui'cc! Officer Try, to Rim Highway' Blockade cCCD a state blind psnslon, Sidney Me- <Ilcns, 38, log scaieVf convince^ ox-"'! nmlnlng : phjslchni! In j,i' ^.j,,^ nnntncr. He told them tfnt ia » too much clmrlty novtada^' ny-* yny, rm dbesldcs lie could make Ills,own Hvlnif Hfi was, adjudged '«., was iii'L'ro. kn Williams. ^ negro ' n -Jor»s, wounded Trooper Husioi> arvcstejd the pair .fov-, .micsl|6nli>g- Wli'ii h« io\ind tlith\ about midnight piuk- .<,'« on a -iihlu road about live miles 'west of i/colmnbln. One of Iho men 'rode with him In Ihe putrol .air. nnd, ,t,h . -dered lo 1 ilrlvo nheiu. IAVII nnichlne, after Huston had cer In tin imcolilesicd" lase "bv n moved u xj:ark plug from .the Chancellor J. j.\ Oaulney, 'Ihe dc- tc prevent lilfii speed.' • (.tree mis 'grunted p; the mound th«y piccccilMt lownnl Co- of lndi«nltles. Her~atlorncy was! om^r™ ilii, ihe. car nhcrid fullered. Virgil Clrcene, I *> 1O< 'KION P Cal (UP)—Because inul sooii . ihe prisonei- at His! Andrew J. PnHci$o)> ],«« fii,,,i ?; llor ?/ e """'«<! Candy Girl did not wheel pulled lo tin- side of the suit In chancery com t nskliiV k f 1 ' i '! arac ' Gllnrl oUe Roj- .iond. 'Wlicn Huslon got olll'to divorce from 1'aullne Patterson, suit w'al isTu •> * * 3 '* 7 ° dalllage isHMi'rt in iHitcm'allo ^ p l's tTl Ivy Crawford ° n ' ' ^ " Uoi '" cy ls , J lmt re"l«l U. The hone, she says, i W" s •' IH-tcmpcrcd, fractious, skit- 3>r |: ' iEO ' ln ' to0k wllllc l "« Wcn l 10 » s and! fiend courier Nuvs Want Ads, .. . ' * ""i •• wi. vi-Juj| f>Mt,l I Ush, shying, nervous, bucking, and ' dnnt'croiis." ' which ,CA " l o \,a,i Hustc "- „, compcllcc "" lcl)l " l; ' »»«• « ).l3l.«-«v nolle,.,, „ w lorn <•«>? lin.l hold' p, one fo, -OH-S, Imd escaped "' ficers srareliliir. for lore "! UI <ll ' ove lc ' MSi ''™» CJt >'' sl0 "-' ""'* » r ,«'»^"««' "U«it two .ulle.i Jcnes ih,,,, . • , .it of- , f l ,° f lQW '' Jl Ile '' 0 ' ^ lll} l '' 0 ° 1 "' 1 ' su ' iml nl1 oiyiorlunily nuri Jump"' Cml " (hK ninclilnc. bill could of U- Wiu , e " C Ms - so ' !Qt Thpv h. in .', • inej nnd fi ci | ln thclr nil | omo . snW . A u werc ; IM . mc(1 s] un^ ii'oin n tilling stnUon nrar Buns. I Jeircison City where Stnlc lll s li-| The machine! sweri'cd nnd \n> I'alroliiian P. w. Huston struck n power line imlo wires \',n '""f 1 ;"' 1 ' 11 (0 bl '™ k ftwa 5' fro"'! Ml and the air caught .fire us IhcmjifUT n Uvo-limir drive n.< Ihc olllccrs drnsaeil Hie men out. Salesmen Wanted o|)o«iii K viJh Jnrfi-c' ;foi'jHii-nlion for men of K oo<l iiursimality who can f|!i»lify for pcrniiiiicnf snJcs posiiions with unlimited opportunities. For appointment Room 415 Hotel Noble Modem hotels, equipped to accommodate passengers and CICMS ol ships on slopovers, have been built at Clipiiei- bases across the Pacific:. Above is the "Pan' American Airways Inn, a new part of the Wake Isjand skyline. At left, an airline attache holds an observation balloon used in calculating weather forecnsls at Midway Island. Tills Information Is relayed to Clippers along Ihe route the Clipper made its first San Francisco-Kauati roin.l trip Ihe forerunner of tujay-s scheduled nii-mai!, express, and pas- sun-cr service lo '.he ofient. The final conquest ;>f the mighty Fac-iJic was nl hand. San Francisco from __ . _ through a vast swccj, of offshore murk with his navigator, Capt.' P. C,. Taylor, and emerged to a bright, clear dawii at die Oakland airport, his Lady !nuthE.rn Cross touching eaKh 7:44 A. M., 16 make him all- trrne veteran air pilot of the Pacific. . . . He had crossed first, and J n both directions. » jcar later he was to hop' off f,i: one more Iry at the record he had .bro'sei: twice before, the flying mark bs- tween England and Australia,' but he was. never lo return, lie be- today irail-blazers. to (he company fiiir.ltsrly In December, 193 S Lieut. Cliarle- P. T. Ulm ani tvo companions, J. Leon Skillin:; ;>rd George Liltlejohn, toarcd into the skies, nc-ver to be sct-n again. Him left Ean Francisco. Atis 1 .-.tiin bound, Dec. 3, was forced dov.n the iirxt ,'ay without si^lvin? laii-", his fuel exhausted. Investi- since has . indicated fault. Ins nflvlgtn i,n was at Amilia Seles Across The .'Mich for lilm had har-,ly flown f:im Iloiu'iiln to in 18 houis and 1(! mi: i utes-the f'st .solo n cross the Pacific. ' "I'm not' lircd." shj salo, tin awfi.' ! y dirty." .\ t ML« Eaiharfs. flight wa- 'Sblo as the first lo'.\p, <lghl In which as used. Tli«t was Jan, 12, )M5. in /\pr J rove Valuable Supplementary Feed Pastures Are Gone 'f.'ontiiHict' From Pnge 11 ed demands that lie remove lh? Kansas City election board also. He Is a Penderrjast mnn. As thin = o stanl naw. it's g^ess-jd Mint Kansas City wilt turn in a Dsmocralic plurality of perhaps 100.000. One reason stark seems -sure lo run behind Roosevelt ls"willhin Hirth, former head of the MLS souri Farmers' Association, who polled 180,000 votes for the Demo\V/L ! rrntic eub^rnatorial nomination. When 1 Hirth., stressing the issue of ma- IM COMEBACK FAYETTEVILLB, Ark. (UP) — Sweet potatoes are n common dish on most Arkansas tables, but feeding the "roots" to dairy cows is a new idea that is gaining ground. V. L, Gregg, extension dairyman of Ihe University of Arkansas College of Agriculture explains Hint the dairy cow falls off in 'Ik production when the grass chine rule, lias thrown his support lo Barrett, but remains 100 per cent for Roosevelt., Kansas City has rcgislsred 201,COO, as compared with a population of 415,008. That means C3 i«r cent of the population. , Old Tom Pcndergast, ex-saloonkeeper, friend of Jim Parley, and perhaps locally the most powerful political boss In America, lies on what may be his deathbed. Rut riis boys seek a record-breaking Pr0dUCti011 ton , Ti - »?v ."» ™«l«ne can opor- I ate is sail fragrant in the nostriH _, j "• *• —' m"* •• x^lllliv 111 LI 1C HL»'i -ine sweet potato will supply i of able and popular Congressman tins lack in the cows diet, accord- Joll n J. Cochran of St. Louis, in ing. to Gregg. Experiments show-1 'he 1934 senatorial primaries, he sd that sweet potatoes when fed had- a plurality of 90.0CO outside it the rale of two pounds a day Kansas City. Pendergnst eave Ih* for each 100 pounds of live-weight n °w Senator Truman 137.500 votes of the cow, which is half the " l Kansas City and Jackson conn- , control I Woild Wu ha« left Austria ilmost iioieiiy-stiicken ^f- forl's v\ere being made to icvjxc the spirit of the downcast people A new liberal " republic wai formed in 1920, and its first pre.-i- ident became Dr. Michael Hainisch, popular agriculturist and manu/;ic(urcr. ' No belter choice could have been made, for Dr. Hainisch had '.he background of a liberal education and a sympalhetic interest in humanity. His mother, 'Mrs M.inanno Hainisch, was the rnosi bc-lovcd woman in Austria for she- fought unceasingly f or ih e recognition of women's rights in that counlry. Trained from the beginning in public life, Dr Hainisch became under minislcr of educalion when was only 30 years old. , amount of silage necessary, prod- liced .1.1 pounds more, milk daily and Cochran 15nn. Pcndcrgast. is sain" to cvTythhiw in Kansas City. „, o^,,™ that' Hccill eit™"t businessmen are sweet potato vine.s can be p.istiir- snl<l to l " )''" isllcci bv increased ed without nmlerial injury to the nHcssm ents. T1 'c machine is said yield of tnbcre. Cows grazed on . ra;lk5 ^ P 3l >tical business prof- sweet potato vines produced a lit- . Ic for "•' lsaders . to exercise tIfi inni-n ^ t ;ii. it. - . .. VJrJ.lial mf\nnnn}v nv/*r *ri..iKj;—_ 4 •-•«•" liH-T|r» IIJll^V Uil than those cows fed on 'silnge. Esi>erimcnts nko showed tic more milk than when they werc grazed on Sudan grass O r soybeans: The results of three • virl " al mo ""poly over gambling. machi " cs ' ^\^"^o^. and - _... .. e "' vm ° M char8es !t holtls years experiment in grazins tests buslnessmc » '" subjection and al- showed a 18,3 per cent decrease lorw s plckjiockcls to operate as part m the ield ' lts nl hc studied economics, and devoted himself to the improvement ot farming His training helped him' as president, to guide his country through eight trying years, IU-1 iired. at 78. ln> slill takes ae- livc interest in the progress af Auslria. "is picture appears 'on :, sin mp .issued by Austria in "028. me. XKA -Service. Inc.l -""• J"-« ^ \-iif U\Tl>lLitE;U m the yield of tubers but an Increase of 2.9 pounds of milk — alliance with crime. The machine also operates . pouns of milk ]>»r , an per day over permanent nU I clabora '« pbilantbroplc organlza- "" ..... -'-"•"••'«•"•'-'»••— - turc. and, a feed replacement val ne of $14,82 per acre. Long--Parlcd Kin United PUEBLO, col. (UP) - Tihrtv years ago Clarence Sulton, now 33, was taken from his /nmiiv l-i Wingfield, La., to be reared bv relatives. Pour years later a baby sister, Lois, was born, clarence and his sister, now Mrs. Lois Settle, of Pueblo, met here recently for Ihe first time In their lives". Jefferson Letter Prized ----- -~ «»» '*«u .Hi u* CHESHIRE, -Mass (UP). In .. ended. lowi-ycr, when ui,nd letter of thanks to townsfolk for Araclfn EnrlMrt s«wpcd dow,i on a gift of a 1,450-pound Snn Franrlico at the end of triiriS-Pf.cDic flight which raari^ .«, , tl'.e whole vorld wonder. She hid Ihe a many years ago. Prcsfd. icffcrson Included hts United States 'cimsUi ~j-m- which he termed a "charter --' aulhorilies and duties, no \ charter of rights lo its officers." o .c*>r . ina.'e More Scrap Iron lo Japan .HONOLULU. (UP> -A $50 000 ., : order of scrap iron l s bcln» ., distance to Japan from Hawaii nui.o telephone British freighter •II Three Nations Fight Fire VIENNA (UP) — Fire engines from three countries answered a fire alarm sent from Bratislava, on the Danube. Customs barriers, monetary restrictions and all the olher barbed of post-war political recriminations were swept aside as firemen " Slovakia, Hungary wliose frontiers meet near Urali- Elava, rushed to Ihe scene. Czecho- Auslria, lion and hands out charity 355 d ;i j, s a year. The cducalfonni; police and fire systems are said to l>2 efficient. And. of course, true lo tradition, uncle Tom is a good family man. quite religious and always true to his word. IVIiny Farmrrs -Sivilch Between St. !/mis and Kansas • i City are 111? farmers. Many. are Jn O i d Eng iaiid, son i c cheeses! ijttirinng to their old party alle- were loo bi» for the lablc and were giancc, but no one knows j ;O w placed on side tables, where each many. They suflered. from the last guest dug out his own portion with two great drouths—although . five a spoon. southeastern counties are now hap-' —• Py with big crojxs and high prices. Federal drouth rsltef has been a 1 > he)p.. rather Coughlin has a following in St. Louis, juciging from the fact that 7000 turned out U> hear.him spiak. And there are still thoss who swear by acld-tongued ex- Senator Jim Reed, although Jim. always depended on Republican [ nnd Independent votes for election But these seem minor factors and the two bis IWJIQS in Missouri are election fraiftls nnd 'he popularity or unpopularity of HoosevcU and his policies. Read courier News Want Ads. ' NOTICE To Our Customers Effective today, we will close our repair department and gns' station at 9 P. M. each (lay, however we will maintain all night service at the • niythcvillr Motor Sales Co. Phone 1000 for service At Any Time Tom Little Chevrolet , Co. COME IN AND CHOOSE YOURS CORONA SILENT Our/meitfxntable; it "hote tmii£", and ncttr Taisej fu wire above a tuMipcr. Amazingly complete and eayj lo CORONA STERLING Our IfoJmcnoti-iiltnc machine, and likcwtlt very complete, efficient,'and good-looking. Choice o/ three color] for finiih. CORONA STANDARD The ' buy of the yeai", tecauw ii's the biggest t'nfue ireVe seen in a tio^tdar-[nic rxr and jtuiicht— lea of coarse, liut a ifioroM practical arui uWul asustant. if you've ever wanted a portable typewriter—for yourself, or for children in school or college, or working their way up in the world—now's the time and here's the place to pick it out! The Corona people have done a grand job with these new models.' They're the finest, fastest portables we've ever handled—and just about the handsomest too! / Come in, or telephone. Try one, and ask about our easy payment plan. It's a fact—it's easy to "own a Corona"! Acton Printing Co. Blytheville, Arkansas

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