The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 9, 1941 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 9, 1941
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1941 BLYTHKVTLLE, (ARK.) COUKTER NKWS LIES Sffl Germans Say This Is the Dover Bo! loon Barrage Eclipse Of 1929 Record Is Believed Assured B y Present Boom 1 ' ^ _ oi. EVIL-LAND. .0. <UPJ—with na- tionu! defense booming Muhlo- Westi-ru industries, Great Lakes .shippers are looking forward to the* w-aviesi season in history. increased demand for iron ore is tvjjected t« wd season bulk ship- in en ts from 8,000,000 LQ 10,(jO(),OOU lon.s above the previous uc-ak year A possible record year in coal "tonnage also is fcrecust, Ofl'icJal opening of the lake ^a- son is Ajjril 15. when insurum.,* rates go into elTeci. but eompur-.- Uvely lighi ice on the lakes may pi-rmu CiuOu-r shipping The 1^40 reason was the heaviest. in a number of years in iron ore shipments and a new record was .^fc' in coal tonnage moved. Ship- pine circles tinticipute <-;ipoc:-iv loads evf'iy trin this season. Indies- ticns arp thai boats will br- .sen! bark up the lakes light raUier than waste time in the lower lakes waiting for cargoes. 1921) Record Yftu- Ore sliipments in 1940 were 03,712.982 gross tons, according to the Lake Carriers Association, the third largest year in lake history. The heaviest ore year was 1929. when G5.204.GOO gross tons were moved. Shippers expect 1941 ore shipments to reach between 73.000.000 and 73.000.000 gross tens. The predicted demand for iron ore by Middle Western industry is about 75,000.000 gross tons, which means that some ore will have to b« moved by rail. The last time this \vas necessary was in the years of the World War. Coal shipments in !940 were 48.889,412 tons, an all-time record. Previous peak , was in 193G when 44.699.44:}. net tons were .slvrl. PAGE THREb Action Follows Defeat Of Rereal Bills 1 n State mrrn-:. M,> im . i U.P.I - Tins miniii'i camp town was almost ! pure today, bin not because it, I wanted to be. The .saloon's still were open, but the city's famous jiinnblin^ joints -- the most elaborate and well- patroni/nl in tlie west -- except liujse in Rend W ere deserted and dreary. Gone was the chant of the dico- lable dealers, the siny.-son).> ol the lottery board men, the soft shuf- lif of earths at the "twenty-one" and poker tables, and the dirk and whir of the roulette wheels. The two larticsl ^amblim.'. places ol" 56 This picture was take on French coast about 24- miles from Dover and shows the balloon barratry guarding that aty, according to Nazi censor. German photographer nssertedly used new camera with large focal length and infra-red plates. . Movements of wheat and ! during the 1941 season depend en' liroly upon the European situation and the attitude of the United Slates government, the association reported. Shipping- circles say that if the world situation remains unchanged, little grain will be shipped en the lakes due to the low demand i caused by blockades in Europe. j Grain Movement in Doubt , However, they add that if the i government decides to send grain ; to England and finds boats to ship it across the Atlantic, grain sliip- L mcnts might be heavy during 1941. ; Record grain year in lakes shipping was 1926 when 415.510.713 bushels of wheat and 575.74G.282 j bushels of all types of grain were i .shipped. In 1940 wheat shipments ! amo::meci to 230.84^.754 bushels, Shipp?rs exij?:-; ;he Great Lakes fleet of 450 vessels to carry capacity , loads all season. Ore and coal will i be the major cargoes. Subsidiary I cargoes such as wood pulp will be delegated to smaller boats. Tlie Pittsburgh Steamship Com-j pany, subsidiary of the U. S. Steel Corp.. and the operators of the largest fleet on the lakes—68 boats —have let contracts for construe- ticn of two large craft, in anticipation of the heavy season. The contracts for the freighters, the largest ever to be built on the Great Lakes, were announced re- ?fintly by A. H. Ferbert. Pittsburgh Steamship Company president. The boats will be 650 feet over all with a maximum single cargo capacity of 17.500 gross tons and a maximum speed loaded in deep WKter of about, 13 knots. Last, construction of Great Lakes ore carrii-rs was in 1937 when tin Pittsburgh Steamship Company launched four of the vessels. The new boats are under construction at the Great Lakes Engineering Works at River Rouge. Mich. MELBOURNE. Australia (UP) — Mr. and Mrs. Robert, Kerr of this city have just become the parents of the third .set of twins in six years. Kerr. 26. is a painter. SKIN BREAKING —due to external irritation? Try the clearing-up help in antiseptic action of famous Blnck and White Ointment. j :?• For removing ^rimy facial dirt, cn- joymikl Black and WhUeSkii; Soapdaily. I1WEASTER SHOPPERS FOR THERE'S NO BETTER GIFT THAN THE CLEAN WHITE PACKS WITH THEIR Easter shoppers and all smokers, who are after smoking pleasure at its best, are asking for Chester- fielcL, B because the finest tobaccos from our own Southland blended with costly aromatic tobaccos from far-off Turkey and Greece give Chesterfield a definitely Milder, Cooler, decidedly BetterTaste. fHAT'S WH\ IT'S CALLED THE SMOKER'S CIGARETTE -»- -v\ *\v ^\V * Mf\ il t tjwrrr 6 Mrm TOIAWO Q», in town were doseo ecxepf. for their bars and lunch counters. The business only at their bars and dininp, rooms. Except at private rlub.s. there wasn't a slot machinne in town, and the only punchboards in evidence were "trade stimulators" not the cash-pri/e boards which crowded almost every counter in town before the shutdown. Old Statutes Cited The shutdown was the result a letter to all of Montana's county attorneys from Any.-Gen. •Iohfi W, Honnor. He pointed out. that the legislature had refused u> li'Kali/e and license t-aiiiblhu:. and thai the old anti-uamblinu 'statutes still were' on the book.s. Bonnet- reminded the county prosecutors Uuu their oath of office, as well a.-: his , o \vn. pledged them to enforce all laws. The result of the lener was an immediate shutdown, except, by a lew ruined individualists who decided to koep their slot machines t-'oiny. rtaids in Mssoula, Ho/enmn Shelby. Virginia City.' H llV re and here ..... in which machines were seized and destroyed .... convinced them that the shutdown was the ival thint.',, 'ivn slot machines .seized by police hero, and dostoy- ecl under orders of District Judge J. J. Lynch, netted the county $100 in coins. The money wo.s rrwlHed i'i Die county 'poor fund. All Hills Votw! Down- The recent session of the Montana legislature devoted hours of .debate to a series-of bills to Icgal- i/e and license gambling, and to permit the slate, counties and cities to tax the enterurises. But on their final votes, the legislators killed all of the measures, including one for rt constitutional amendment to permit Montana to operate a state lottery. Bonner's letter followed the final vote. The situation here was only a counterpart, o! that in the state's other lar^e towns. Reports to Bonner from Great Kails. Billings. (Missonla, Bo/eman and Helena all indicated there was no open jjjam- bliiu',, Meantime, liutlc's miners, steadily employed at t ;ood wiiges us i'e'-ul' ol' Uie defense imr,'rnm demand for coppur. stood on the street corners while off work and wondered what to do. It was the first time in manv and many a vear that they could not win — or lose — their dollars in the ''b'mc halls, Owl Perches on Mantle NASHUA. N. H. (UP) — A start-' IPO resident reported to Tilcien Barnard, game warden, that when hn went to bed one nigh* his fire- pin co mantle was ban? but thra when he carnn clown for breakfast an owl was perched there. Barnard removed the bird which he .said apparcnty had flown down the chimney to get warm. Prevent from developing at start Put a few drops of Vlcks Va-trp-nol up each nostril at the very first sniffle or snee/e. Its stimulating action aids Nature's defenses against colds. VICKS VA-f ItO-HOL FOU SALE 12!) 12. Dayis. Kcnuliful cotlatjc i'» l:»rjfc Jot. Mortgage Co. says I'KLL. I'rice reduced to $2500. »?50 cash, S2S.OO inontl). Posses- 'Son today. THOMAS LAND CO. II. C. Campbell, Salesman KIRBY'S FOR CASH THIS WEEK END Main & Division Main & Broadway Main & 2nd SOcIODENT Tooth Paste Easter Special "OLD SOUTH" TOILETRIES ASPFRfillM Kn(lorsc(l }} >' Natchez Garden Club. Cologne, Soap, »a».h • ftfef* *JI\VUAT1 |>y».ir/|jif,. 1»..<K C'.li. i .,• ... 25c Size Dillards , r. 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Professional COMB And BRUSH SET 'Cedar-Pack ' BAG FOR GARMENTS Dustproof! . For 3 garments. Sturdily made. FINESPRING TONIC! SAYBROOKS YEAST 4 IRON OT^^/ COMPOUND ^ / ^^ COMBINED WITH ''/ NUX VOMICA^ FULL A fi PINT . ^f O • He/pj promott pep.' • Stfmu/atex A.petitt! 75c LUCKY TIGER HAIR TONIC and 75c SIZE SHAMPOO . . ZINC OXIDE Ointment | n ( ** CAMPHOR Spirits 1-ounce Get Your • FRESH FILM at our Store 50c ITALIAN BALM IMPROVED or REGULAR FITS HOME «*j DISPENSER . . A' ZONITE Antiseptic Bottle 1 Oil. pint 28c Milk Magnesia, pt. 19c Pinkhams 99c PERUNA TONIC 11-oz. Bottle 89 BLUE JAY CORN PADS Quick 1% A Relief 60 s l ADEX TABLETS Sqaibbi >7 Ac ForOnly 19 500 Celeet Cleansing Tissues Razor Blades lOc size 5c Excello Moth Crystals 25c 35c 69c EASTER SODA SPECIALS Fresh Strawberry Short Cake ?0c Fresh Strawberry Sundae - - - 15c Fresh Strawberry ice Cream Cone 5c, Dish 18c, Pint 20c Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream Soda 15c

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