The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 19, 1939 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 19, 1939
Page 8
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EIGHT Boom In Flying Gives E, J. Sweeney A New Slarl KANSAS CITY, Ato. (UP)—This Is Hie Mori' of a man who lin<l a million dollars In 1917 and $40 in 1932. II is also ihc slory of n man on the road bock. He Is E, J. Sweeney, who wild ., shoestring and n firm bellof in the tvmomobilo, in 1908 founded the Ssvesney Automobile School. In 20 years Ms school trained 81,000 niitcmatlre mechanics, technicians ond designers and made its founder a millionaire. He built a skyscraper to liouse his school and from its uroflis he built a 30-room mansion. He envisioned the Increased use ol the nil-plane ami he ndriod nn aviation department, to his "mechanics' college." As early as 1015 his instructors were leaching the vagaries of early model airplane engines mid Wiley Past was an early student. Sweeney sought a tract on which to build an air school equal to the reputation his ' automobile school had earned. He found the site, bordering the Missouri niver in Kansas City, Kas. He purclmsd the properly—and then the. bubble burst, Ncarjy Broke In !9.12 Sweeney, Die millionaire, was wiped out in the financial crash o' 1929. By 1932 his skyscraper sshooi was gone. So was his mansion. His seven servants had been dismissed. He had $40 In hh pocket. The same spirit that, b'.iilt his first school, however, he carried with him as lie headed south. He slopped in Wichita, Kus., ami there he founded the air school of which lie had dreamed in Kansas City. As ordinary men view achievement, his Wichita school WRS a success. But Sweeney believed he had reached the limit there and besides, he saw nil opportunity In Dallas. There he aided in another air ' school venture, it also was un "average" success, what Sweeney did not express during those seven years In Wichita and Dallas but what probably often flashed across his subconscious mind was thai he w<is gaining valuable experience in nir school management. He was keeping up with the swift pace of aeronautical development. When the break came, he was going to be prepared. The break came recently. E. J. Sweeney made it, Kansas Citr capitalists—his friends in prc-de- pression days—adopted it. School Opens Koon . The Sweeney Aviation Schools, Inc., will begin operations soon on the site that, its founder selected n decade ngo. * - *•; Sweeney and his backers^ "who have Incorporated with $30,000 of BLYTHEVTLLE, '(MK.)~ COURIER NEWS Soviet Women in Parachute Squads Aid Red Air Invasion of Finland half rotted nvvay, h being rcstorfd as a pernmiinnl Santa Clans museum, On May 21, 1850, the poslofflee was established by the Po'siolllcc Department under the name "Samaclnusc." Previously (he town hntl been called Sanlu Pe until residents were informed that there WHS.already an Indiana poslollice ../ that name. The residents met June 25, 1895, and legally dropped the "e" from tin; name of the town, making it, ".S.'lDUlclHIIS." .So it vvns known until Feb. 13, 19i!7, when a delegation, headed by James P. Martin, postmaster, succeeded in oilieially dividing the name (o conform with the spelling at dm appellation of C'lirls Krlnglc, Soviet »orocn „ war are fighting and dying for Jiu.» ta In the invasion of Finland, according to report; from lie sink, where a tempi* pilot was said lo be nmong R«| ,,.,er s .hot down during a bombing raid Snuad of Soviet air warrlors-who drop from planes In parnch.Uc.-mclude.s- woman, Indicated by oiw 11 Is estimated nt least .WO women nre In Ihe Russian nlr fora-. preferred and common stock have leased the Fairfax Air Terminal in Famous Postmark Is Now Machine Stamped By Electricity Kansas ^TaTt.^^ ° f 2M "*" <» '»»" «*1 ami buildings erected on tbe very »"»"'•"' t""»< "•• Xfissouri River plot Sweeney pnr- 'racttce mnneuvers of parachuting "suicide scumds" always out fine for Soviet troops but (hero were reports that, when one squad worKeci hin « "«» »> mnuncr they were slir- The board of directors nnd boar;! of governors read like n blucbook of Kansas City business. Under lease are a two-story ndmiinstra- tlou building mid B hangar. Under contract are a corps ol Instructors headed by John W. Valo Jr.. since 1931 educational director of Transcontinental and Western Air. inc Operations will begin Dec. 15 and Sweeney expects lo have an enrollment of 3,000 within 4 year. Negro Jeanes Teacher Ends 17 Years Service Negroes of Mississippi County nave been greatly lienedUetd by tho work done \inder leadership of Annie H. Currie, Jeanes teacher of Mississippi County, who is resigning from active service after 17 years in this section, according to Mrs. T. R. ivy, county school examiner. Her resignation, necessitated because of ill health, will become effective Jan. 1. No new siicciwsor will be appointed until the beginning of the new school year in As Jeanes instructor, she heads all the negro schools in the county In this position she has worked to create a better understanding b»- tween li er p eop | D and thc = vhi j c race. Much i, w been done lo promote better health conditions among the negroes because of her enorts in the schools, according to those familiar with her work. .-_ -or the present negro Parent Teacher associntlon ions in the county. retirement, she «-iH con- :inuc to reside in thc Carson community where her husband | s a retired teacher but her two daughters arc; continuing the family work In educational circles. One is a teacher at Annovcl ami the other at Osceola. I J. L. GUARD Ontompfrrst Only Gradoafe Optotne- ' irist In Blj-ihcvllle. Glasses Filled Correcllj rounded, killed. Many Russian women belong to these corps. Four Banks Approved As County Depositories Pour bnnks of Mississippi Coun- ly were declared eligible lor deposits of public funds by the county clejwsitery bonrd », a mecllnr here. County Judge s. L. Gladisli Treasurei' R. i,. Oaines nnd Sheriff nnd Collector Hale Jackson make ui> the depository board H which must execute contracts for their respective county deposlloi- gone mod- V. * ills around 3* scar L. Phil- > S. SANTA CLAUS. fnd., Dec. 19 (UP) — just as gtfl-glvlng Saint. Mick hns reputedly swapped his •eindcer for a tri-motorcd airplane s iinmesnkc— Santa Glaus, fnd, retarded hamlet — has gone modern. When Christmas roll his year Postmaster Osc;.. „. 1 ,,,,- 'ips will lie able to handle 05,000 Jieces of mall nn hour instead of .lie former capacity of 45,000. Modern electricity hns been installed in tills Christmas capital. Phillips now drives his electric cancelling machine with current. Private and undefendable electric plants formerly operated the machine that prints one of the nation's most famous postmarks— "Santa CInus." Every year more than 1,000.000 pieces of mail from all over the English-speaking world nre scut through the tiny postoiiice by people In quest of legendary caiWlla- lion. Mail Ycsr-Arouml Some of (Ills mall arrives every' dny throughout 'he year. Besides the addition of a power plant., Snnla Onus Im.s- undergone other renovation. After 20 years of vacancy, the weather-beaten Sauta Clans Evangelical Lutheran church Eledric Eye Applied To Check on Meters SCHENECTADY, N. Y. <U1') — The jiliotouk-clrlc cell may soon nicl householders and electric power utilities by checking minutely the familiar meters used to determine! current consumption. i General Electric engineers h?.TO developed a watthour meter ,u- sijeclloti device utilizing (lie elec- 11 if eyo lo remove possibility of human error in testing thc meters. Meiers Uuis tested sue accurate within .0004 revolution in 10 complete turns of the disc which moves the Indicators' dials. Clar);, Deceased ( P «°nf CB ', s , horeby * lve » "wflet- £' s ° f ^'ministration were, grant™<° thc undersigned, upon the estate of Mrs. Belie Clark, better known ns Mrs. j. F . ciark, de% ,o™ n , the Ist (la y of D ^™>- bor HMO, by the Chancery Court, Probate Division thereof, of Mississippi County, Arkansas. All persons having claims or demands against said estate must present them, duly authenticated to the undersigned, for allowance before the end of one year from the date of granting of said let, t?rs, if not no presented within such time they will be forever barred; and. those claims presented within six months will have priority aver (hose filed after lapse of six months. Dated this 1st dav of December, 1030. " R. D. DASHIELL, Administrator of Ihe estate of Mrs. Belle Clark. Nelll Reed, Attorney for administrator. 5-12-19-20-29 TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1933 Universe Rccms To Re Safe PASADENA, Ca). <U1>>— Dr. Fritz , noted ist, of the .,,•'' ••-»-" """v/"Jj;>n.-I.-,l,, l)l UJe California' institute of Technology, ^holographs, tests' a/irl raiculu- i lions, discounts absolutely Hie existing theory that Hie universe i.s,,j expanding nnd may some day Mow as the result of new astronomical up. IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE CHICK ASAWBA DISTRICT OP MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS; PROBATE DI VISION THEREOF. IN RE: The Estate of Mrs. Belle Say it I the Kentucky | ! way! the only church in the village, has AT OJJGE CASH For 1938-1939 Government Loan Cotton Sec Louis Applebaum 107 So. 2nd. nlylhcville,Ark. PHONE 167 L.D. 1!) [hejlosl Complete Stock 01' LIQUORS WINES * + GINS and ^ CORDIALS ^ EVER OFFBRKD IN KI.YTHKVILLK Buy In Case Lots We have your favorite brands in case lots. Huv (his wuy itnd save money, ITEMS .WRAPPED IN SPECIAL CHRISTMAS PACKAGES IF DESIRED Ely theville Liquor Shop 107 So. 2nd Sf. I.onis Applebami Phone 161 Here is Mead's FINAL GIFT CHECK-UP WORtD'S LARGEST SttLING STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY • fftvorilo i)ackaj;o Ktoro les. Under statutes contracts must he executed specifically on Dec. 15 before bonding companies will write surety bonds for county treasurers and collectors. The state banking department , opened its doors. It marks the first time in the history of (he village that weekly religious services have been held. The church held, monthly worship before 18-10. After that, sent lists of approved banks to comity officials but the county boards must also formally approve them. Banks named in this county were .the First National Bank nnd Farmers Hank and Trust Company of Blytheville, Ihc Mississippi County Bunk ot Osceola and the Bank of Wilson. The Santa Clans school still stands idle because the townspeople have such few children Hint they cannot maintain their own school board. The first village postotrice, now Wert Optometrist "HE MAKES 'EM SEE" Over Joe Isaacs' Store Phone 540 DIRSKL AND TRACTOR FUEL Number One Light Domestic FUEL OIL FOR Stove and Furnace DAY ]>AY NUiHT 3S5 971 ICIi RARNSnAU, REPINING CORPORATION ' America's First Oil Refinery ood, jr., Agent LOW INTEREST, RATES EASY PAYMENTS-LONG TERMS Fastest closing service of any morljjase loan company tloiiii!; business in this slalc. FLOWS BROS. & CO. Life Insurance Fire Insurance Investment Securities Osceola, Ark. D (Or what have you) ARROW ' s/trnTs' WHAT TO GIVE THEM? , ARROW SHIRTS-whites and fancies. All perfectly tailored with the Arrow collar. All Sanforized-Shrunk, fabric shrinkage less than 1%! We have a swell selection , . . §2 and up AKROli TIES—that you and everyone else will he glad 10 look at during (he coming year. We have choice new Arrow patterns. Wrinkle- resistant... long-wearing . . 81 and §1-50 ARROW HANDKERCHIEFS-lf it s patterns he likes, we have dandy ones to go with his shins and tics. White or initialed ones? We've got them too. A swell choice, 25e, 35c, 50c ARROW UNDERWEAR - the most comfortable he can wear. Men who wear Arrow shorts never squirm—because there is no center scam! Sanforized-Shrunk. ' • Shorts are {JSic, U P- T °P S are 50C, U P Attractively gift boxed without charge BLYTHEVSLLE-SUfiDAY, DEC. 24th»Xmas Eve Day 3rd AMERICAN LEGION OLD CAR DERBY Fairgrounds 2 P. M.-50 Mile Race-$SO Cash Prizes ADMISSION 25c-FREE PARKING-NO EXTRA CHARGE

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