The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 8, 1941 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 8, 1941
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JTUKSDAY, APRIL 8, 1941 Historic .Ste \v/;]i Re Re _ -stored To Wilderness Of 1777 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS HOLD EVERYTHING By Clyde Lewis N'. Y. <UP) —Sn ra toe n '•'i'ld. whore New York and Fnuland farmors .struck the i''" blow fov American freewill' scon look ihe way n when "Gentleman Johnny" rode 1.0 it will: his :italf boudoir. The Federal government has no j copied the slave'* ? ift of 1.500 acres to turn the area into ihe Saratoga National Historical Park, 30 miles nonh of Albany and near fa.snicnub'e Saratoga Springs. The Nation;'.! Park Service "plans j lo-cK'ir the picnic grounds and' restore Uv> wilderness clearing, where ihe on raw] colonists—most. ! of them volunteering because 4 of, 'h* 1 unhappy ending to one lave 1 affair—drove oil' the em.rcndu'd ! Fr-'rns ;in^ 'nciians of the in-i vad in- Publish force. l /• will dig for debris of t.ho btiUJp to mark the p'ace-: ment of ihe opposing armies on i Oct. 7. 1777. Cultivated fields will' be allowed to "row into the rat-' ural stntp. and a highway bisecting tb? area will be rerouted -o skirt the battlefield. Stout Stands One reHc of the Revolutionary i period which will remain on the site is a stout with walls of mortised timbers, A British historical!. Sir Edward Creasy. listrci the Saratoga conflict as one of the 15 decisive battles of the world. For the victory of the colonists provided Benjamin Franklin with the "Tpo'.sf 5 Rrnrment he needed to persuad^ France to give the aid which th" y^mpricans needed to win the Revoluticn. Th? woman who may !:e ?aid to h?"" been one reason for th: 1 PritiFh r'efeat was "4-year-old ter's daughter who had come from • ' • ;:•'<' re he near her lover. "•• off*c r T in Bur~oyne's army.- Bnrgoyne's Indians scalped her in a nearby settlemsnt. ! Deed Aroused Colonists This violence so aroused the colonists thar recruits swelled th^ir forces to double the number of ;:-.•-> British. Burecyne had marched south from Canada ro split New Eng- iarri frcm the other colonies. But, he had v iBlven the expedition' ton r earily.i-Despir.3 " the" wilderness, for j example, he burdened his procession \vith a fancy sleeping wagon ar.d wine carts. Benedict Arnolds, then a subordinate officer, l"d the furious charge which routed the British. Three years later he turned traitor at West Point. r--v!ct. INC. T. M. REG. u. s. PAT. off. This imisl he \vhaU Ihcy mean by that army slogan 'Carry on!"' ° ' ' Greek Immigrant Has Become No. One Army Shoe Repairer FORT WORTH, Tex. i UP)—This success story concerns Tom Peters, n Greek immigrant, who today holds the nation's largest contract, nearly $250.000. for shoe-repairing. Peters, who still has more than* his share of trouble with the Eng- 1-Ish language, came to the United llus suclden success. Stales in 1911. Ke had little mon- " T nm f ' nint> n ni ey and lit He knowledge of the language. He came across country and settled in Waco. Tex. His first shop spread 9 by 7 feet with i\vo shine chairs. 'I am doing a nice little business here." he said, "and I hear "bout army shoe business. I bid here. I bid there, then I bid another place." "Now see what I got," he con- down army slices covered with the red dust of three groat army camps and 27 CCC unils in the South "I got more contracts coming," he said. "And -I can step up production some if I find mor ,, s j )0es .stitchers." Service Is Spwdnl "He has .stepped up production so thai now he gives overnight service to Camp Barkeiey. the •15th division's new training camp near Abilene, Tex. Each morning vans dump 1000 pairs of shot's in from of his repair .shop. Each night trucks pick up the repaired shoes and head back to Abilene. .Service to Camp Bowie. Brownwood, Tex., and Fort Sill. Okla., WJLS put on a twicc-a-week basis. Peters' .shop repairs about 3400 pairs for Camp Bowie and 1000 for fort Sill. Each pair of .shoe.s bears an identification lay. On:>e, in u while .shoe.s yet lost or misplaced. When this happens. Peters semis them the rounds of the tamps and eventually the owner receives hi.s shoes. Mute evidence that trainees •spend many hours drilling C un be found in the paper-thin .soles of shui-.s .sent in for repair. When a .-ho.; has gone loo tar. Tom "condemn.*" it and sends it back to the camp "with regrets." Tin-re's No Bottleneck Peters find little evidence of w "bouhneck" in the leather business, when he does, he knows what, to do about it. "One man give me little trouble." he said, "but when I write | him it for army, he sends right 1 away. There's little shortage and I have pay little higher prices, i/<u. we get job done." Peters examines and passes on every shoe. He works as late as midnight, somctiini'.s later, "but we get job done." In addition to his shoe business he holds contracts for reblocking all officers' hats ut Fort Sam Houston. San Antonio. So tar he has reblocked 1(500. He holds another contract for sewing braid on 4U.OOO overseas caps lor Camp • Bowie soldiers. Wilson Society—Personal (o Missionary SociHy Mrs. C. w. Hoover was hostess to membtM-.s of ihe Woman's Society of ChrLm inn Service in (he monthly social meeting held at her home on Monday afternoon, with Mrs. Gladys MOM and Mrs. P D Weaver co-hostesses. Mrs. John R. Enoi:hs. program chairman. led the cU-votional, fol- louvd by a prourum entitled "In- vi'sUiU', Our Hi>rituj.<> for Christian Education" witli Mrs. J. A. Apple, Mrs. W. S. Tumor. Mrs II B Goldman. Mrs. R ( > X n. wilkes! Mrs. Norman Houston. Mrs. Merry Grain and Mrs, R. L. Motilirit> taking par;. During n 1e social hour which followed, (he hostess served delicious iffn'shm'MUs. * * • Have Kusln- l»:tr(y Mrs. Charles Elkins entertained uboin 50 small boys and K irl.s with « parly ami ttislcr c^g hum Sat.- unlay aitrmoon \\\. her country home near F.vadalc, honoring her (hiwjhu-r. Sitnih and smnll .son, John, The children MiaivhoU for <•'«{;>> on the large hnvn. and dtir- Jng the games and contests -Jane I Bird and Peggy Vaughn won prizes. ' Each child was presented with a small basket and six Easie PAGE THEEh weekend visiting (heir ptironLs. Mr. and Mrs. VV .T. Reall nnd sister, Mrs. Albert Gm-nwcll. Cash H(^i?ln*s Will B<> Shown At 11 old Noble The National Cash Resistor Com-' pany announces the opening of n temporary office ut th t - ' Hotel Noble this week only. In ilils toruponiry office, merchants will be shown the latest developments in National Cash •Registers tiiul in the systems that meet present-day problems. They will obtain vital information regarding changes In their spmfi» retail field. ... No nuttier what your line oJ' retail business, a call at, this temporary office will prove educational—and there will be no obligation. Girl, 3., Eschews Dolls; Has Reatl 300 Books I'UNTA GORDA. PI:,. ( u,[>. ( ..... Dolls and toys are oi little interest to three-year-old Mubele mury Carney. .She would niiher rend a yood book or follow developments of the war in Europe than play. Described by her parents. Mr and Mrs. Robert B, Carnev of Wheeling w. Va., ji.s "u' child prodigy." Michele hsis rend 300 books, knows the names of all the eoniincnLs, can toll time by the clock and lias memorized .several poeim by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read Courier News wane adi. *MOROUNE HAIR . w • ™ ^^ •" • '^ mmm m • mm I UHIU NON-SKID. NON-SLIP BOTTLE-IO' SEE THE NATIONAL CASH REGISTER COMPANY'S DISPLAY CASH REGISTERS ALL THIS WEEK HOTEL NOBLE SALKS — RKI'AIKS — S Mr. and Mrs. Elstner Beall and small son. of pine Bluff, spent the So fast do germs multiply that at the end of 24 hours one germ may have as many as 16.500,000,• 000 descendants. LUX THEATRE UIXORA Phone '12 Mat. Sat.-Sun. 2 and 4 1». M Every Night 7 1*. HI. Always We - 2()c Two years later he had saved j tin "eci pointing to a stack of run- enough monev to get in "the big j time." He came to Port Worth and : opened a -'seven-chair shine par- | Read Courier New*; Icr." Since 1913 he has shincd and repaired sho^s hare. His business grew with each season. Then came America's defense program. Today i Peters' shop repairs more than i 1500 pairs of soldiers' brogans i daily. j Ebullient Tom can't account for j Frcm one and one-half million dollars in 1938. airline revenues !:ave increased to six million dollars' in 1940. NOTICE OF SCHOOL ELECTION Nor.ce ;s Hereby given thai the County Examiner of Mississippi County, has called an election to be held in Lone Oak School District No. 27 of Mississippi County, on the 9th day of April, 1941. at which the qualified electors in said School District shall vote on the question of a loan from the Revolving Loan Fund, and the levying of a special tax of 3 mills annually on the assessed valuation o. f 'the taxable property in the district- so long as is necessary to repay saicJ loan and the interest thereon. Such election shall be held at Lone Oak School on the 9th day of April. 1911, between the hours of 2:00 o'clock P. M. and 6:30 o'clock P.M.. and otherwise in the same manner as is provided by law for holding annual scnool elections. WITNESS my hand this 25th day of March, 1941- MRS. THOMAS R. IVY, County Examiner, 25-1-8 Mississippi County. NOW PEPPY, FEELS NEW, YOUNGER "I'm only 52 but fe'.t OLD: so oreafc. exhausted. Thtn Ostrex isblets ijave mo pep. Feel younger."— H. II. Johnson. l l htlu.(lclpnla. OSTREX couuiltis tonics. Htlmiilniitsoiten nceilud after 40—by bodies lacklcc Iron, calriuin. phosyhnrui. Iodine. Vitamin BI. For meu aad ; A T.'I-ycar old DOCTOR writes: "It did so much lor praleuis. I took H my- Bclt. licaulLs due." Get 35c OSTKEX today for 29c. Stun tcplliiK uepulor aud younger this very day. X,— for that"after4Q"letdown '• ;i! k'irt.y |ii- ( ,«. Opuir> silt iillnT -"oil (Ini-i stort-s. You're Right APPROVED ALFALFA Lespedeza and Beans and Peas of Various Variety Also Car of STONEVfLLE Pedigreed 2-B and 4-B L. R. Matthews Gin Co. AboutJH! YOU'RE right if you consider 'Cadillac America's finest car. It's deliberately designed and built to be Standard of the World for beauty, luxury, and performance. But you're wrong if you think you can't own it. Look at that price. Remember that owners report 14 to 17 miles a gallon. Certainly you can afford a Cadillac! VW for the Cadillac Sixty-One Five-Passenger Coafe delivered at Detroit. State tax, optional equipment, accessories— 'xtra. Prices andspecificationssubjeatochangewitbotit notice. Cadillac Phone 403-W-2 Yarbro, Ark. 317 SERVICE MOTOR COMPANY Blythevillc, Ark. a Tonic in the spring... Gives your car a" Spring and summer heat makes many people feel listless... and can also affect the efficient operation of your car... unless it has been Summerized. When your friendly Magnolia Dealer Summarizes your car he performs Seven Services that are needed, NOW, to help your car give the kind of peppy performance you like. Get a "Fresh Start" with Summarize Scrv- _!!! ™;i! m00th P erforma "« 3 economical m, «~~. an j rea j driving pleasure. L £-Sum-2S—Copyright, SUMMEK/7E SERVICE CRANKCASC — Drained end refilled wilh fresh summer Mobilorl. t RADfATOR— Drained; Hushed wilh Mobil Radiator Flush. Mobil Hydrotonc added. WHEEL BEARINGS-Rcmovcd, cleaned and repacked wilh Mobilgreose. TRANSMISSION— Drained; (lushed. Refilled with freih summer Mobil Gear Oil. BATTERY-^'/vdromcfer rcsled and serviced. Terminals cleaned and tightened. CHASSIS— Complete Mobilubrkotion of vital points with Mobilgreoie. filled with freih Mobil Gear Oii. MAGNOLIA DEALER AT THE SIGN Or T H S F i. V I N 6 ft E B MOBse A Winner Every Time Curlee Gabardine SUITS Smartly blended styles and faultless tailoring- ill Curlee Clothes ^assure t: h e d i s c r i m mating dresser a correct appearance aC all times. For this summer you'li want a Gabardine . . . light weight and cool . holds, it's shape in hottest of weather. A 1 i si/cos. Cool Summer SHIRTS 11.50 FniiL-O f-The-L o o m and Perfecto Shirts. Porously woven to let the cool air in. SLrijws nnd plains in tans, canary, blue. grey. Smart, Summer TIES 50c & $\ Stripes, figures, solids in colors for summer. Perfect for wear with lightweight suits. Hole proof, Pacer O/~\A?" OC* SOX - - - - 35c If it's Pacer it's wearable. And smart, too, in tho new patterns. Full length hose with garter attached 50c FELT HATS There's spring in every line of new felt hats. Beige, Tan, Khaki and Teal. 1025 1095 1950 ^ " £ ~ O Do All Your Easter Shopping At Our Store And Save! Two-Tone Oxfords It's two-tone this year as never before. You'll acquire walking comfort as well as style with a pair of these shoes. Tun and beige . . . brown and white. $949 $275 JO 95 JOE ISAACS, INC.

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