The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 23, 1941 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 23, 1941
Page 9
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. APRIL 23, 1941 BTATBEVTU/E, (AUK.) COURIER NEWS Why U. S. Can, Outbuild Any Two -Nations PAGE NINE de sfflEj Dependent Children Get! 10 Million More Than In Year 1935 ' i HAIIRISBURG, Pa tUPi—In- j du.sinui Pennsylvania, whose depression hound indusiries pui ul- ; mo.-:i as many men on relief rolls ! as payrolls during tho past dec:a:le, ' has found u new i'kcal problem in study of lust year's ussLsiance rolls, j Coal mines, .sU-el and concrete ; mills, iron foundries and heavy j manufacmrin;' plant:-; a:'L- boomer.;; under the growing defense pro- j [H'am. promivit;^ higher lux returns and more employment. Through most of last year, even before the boom, industry picked up, tax re- \ turns rose and relief declined, a cycle harassed Pennsylvania governors hud been trying to bring about for 10 years. Now a study (.! 1'j-iO assistance costs shows that while din-^t relief expenditures fell nearly $:n.- 000.000 during the year, costs of three miner relief programs rose astonishingly t.o a level of somewhat less than one-hall the slate's diie::l relief :.ost. j IVnnaiienl Cosls Rise j The unusual aspect of the in- | crease was that it came in permanent programs—old age. and blind pensions and children's aid—which probably will not decrease again with .business improvement. Indications that the state's complete relief picture is not so bright as direct relief expenditures indicate is to be found in the ever- increasing flow of federal money into the state's aid programs. The federal government poured S7.037,- 000 more relief money into the Commonwealth during 19-10 than during 1937 both good industrial years. How the state's minor program costs have increased during the decade that saw Pennsylvania's governors struggle with the problem of relief financing is indicated by Che -blind pension and children's 'aid cost, the first entirely state financed, the second federal-slate financed. Blind Pensions Up 3 Million In 1935, blind pensions cost the state $1.380,000, In 1940. they cost $4.671,000 an increase of 53,291,000. In 1935, aid to dependent children' cost SI,739.000. Last year, the state paid as its shaare of a S1C.- 529.000 children's bill, nearly six times as much as it did five years ago, or $10,177.000. Some of the state's saving on di- heavy increase in these minor programs. Direct relief cost 591,646,000 in 1939, and dropped 530,723.000 to StiO.923.000 last year. Meanwhile, Governor Arthur H. James, who found the problem of relief financing as vexing in his first .biennium. 1939-1941. as any governor since the start of the depression, spoke of establishing a "liitle WPA" to continue work projects in event that the federal government decides to abolish. gnrlic, Lewisite, an unused gas developed by the nrniy, has an odor like Tctir ('us ichlovncclophenone) Is used In the army only for training. hn.s no toxic offoot,. Army medical experts say no basis has been found for the belief that war gases cause tuberculosis or other diseases,, although such diseases! may be aggravated by gases. ' M3 lignt combat tanks for U. S. Army roll out of American Car and Foundry Company at Berwick, Pa. Plant formerly made subway cars, now lias contract for $10,000,000 worth o£ these tough babies. Wright Aeronautical Corporation of Pa lei-son, N. J.. achieves record output for Mnrcli by producing airpkme engines totaling 1,'11)0,01)0 horsepower. Here vertical turret luthes make crankcLises. Rio Grande Park To Keep Nature's Grandeur Intact AUSTIN, Tex. <UP)—A movement begun a decade ago to estaonsh a national park in the picturesque, tugged Big Bend area of Texas appears to be gaining momentum. 4- Congress has authorized the Na- Ranger. The district was a locale tional Park, Service to develop and , f or SCV eral novels by the late maintain the park as soon as the | znne Grey, and represents what Smoke Causes Rickets According to authorities, rickets is caused partly by the smoke pall over cities -which cuts out' the sun's rays. The malady cripples, in varying degrees, 32 children out ot" every 1000. Rich in Minerals At least 150 deposits of various minerals are contained in a strip of land 200 miles lonk and 15 to 60 miles wide in the Katanga district of the Belgian Congo. state can provide the 887.000 acres which are to be included in it. A state park of 225,000 acres Ls being maintained there now. and negotiations are under way to buy the remaining acreage. Mexican officials have promised lo provide 1000 acres directly across the Rio Grande River, to form an international park, as soon as the United States establishes its national park. Two years ago the state surrendered its 225,000 acres of public land in Brewster -county to the park board. Since that time a campaign to raise 51,000.000 to buy private land adjacent to the state park has begun, and legis- •Ja-fciVei'tebmmitfcees • have responded, favorably to requests for a $1,500.000 state appropriation for the purpose. I .ami of UUle Valuo Most of the land sought, is valued at Si an acre or less, and the greatest difficulty lies in obtaining releases from Uie owners of mineral rights. Quicksilver, silver and several other minerals have been found in the vicinity, although sponsors claim that the present proposed boundaries exclude all known mineral areas. The park Ls on the Rio Grande river—the inverted "hump" region cf West Texas on the map. It is 80 miles south of Marathon, a little ranch country town, and approximately 300 miles southeast of El Paso. The movement to establish a park has been led by E. E. Townsend of Alpine, former state representative and former Texas BSSHIP'S GRO. &. MARKET Mrs. Jack Kiship. Prop. FREE DELIVERY 212 E. Main Phone 12.11 the movie audiences would consider "typically Texas." Canyons Add to Rcauly Three <of 'the most (beautiful spots are canons formed by the Rio Grande, which lias sliced through mountains to leave giant cliffs that flatten out into arid plains. Santa Helena canyon, with cliffs on the Mexican and American sides reaching 1,500 feet above the river is the best-known of the three. Others are Mariscal and Boquillas canyons. Foliage is abundant in the higher elevations of the park, particu* larly the Chisos mountain basin. geology and the contrasting 'colors of mountain and plains formations. Geologists explain that the park area is a "geological island" formed by the criss-crossing of the Rocky and Appalachian mountain systems. At no other place do the .two great mountain systems of North America cross. The result of the geological upheaval was to establish within the boundaries of what now is the United States an area where plant and animal life is closely allied to •that of Mexico. Sponsors have urged creation of a bird and wild animal sanctuary in the district, which contains the almost extinct antelope and bighorn sheep as well as more common forms of wildlife. Area Rich in Fossils Paleontologists consider the zone one of their best fields in the Western Hemisphere. Because of iUs unique geological history, there are abundant fossilised remains of prehistoric animals, birds and planls to be preserved through tho centuries. A recent pamphlet on the project describes it as "the last great wilderness of Texas." No railroads crass the area, and the only roads from the center of the park lead to Marathon and Alpine, towns on the El Paso-San Antonio highway. Advocates t>oast that the park would be "the biggest park in the biggest county in the biggest state in the biggest union of the world." The project is not without opposition, chiefly from persons who desire to keep the mineral rights of the area. Oil lias 'been found in 1G2 of Texas 254 counties and exploration Is under way in all except two of the others. Pew persons oppose surrendering surface rights to the land, but many are against giving fee simple title to such a vast acreage, the last large parcel of land which the state hud retained for its school fund. WE FILL ALL DOCTORS PRESCRIPTIONS AND SAVE YOU MONEY Stewart-Robinson Drug Co. Main & Lake Phone 20 Wert Optometrist "HE MAKES 'EM SEE 73 Over Joe Isaacs' Store Phone 540 Fresh Meats and Vegetables Fancy Groceries FREE DELIVERY Earl Snider 523 W. Ash Phone 777 "/ Never Dreamed an Off Range Could be so Attractive 1 ." One-third of his blood may be lost by a healthy, normal person without fatal results. Will Cluing- Slutus Water from Hlwassee Dam is expected to back several mill's, right up to the city HiniLs Murphy, N. C., which has been u hand -locked city. of The troops FORT 13I..ISS. Tev. <UP) — Tho terror of poison ftas hits been Kvesit- ly exanuerau.'d in the public mind, according to Major C. S. Shadle. hosul of the chomicti! warfare service detachment at Port Bliss. Major Shadlc, Conner private who J"mi(iht, in seven major engnye- monts in which Uu- A.KF. participated duviiH', I ho World War, hus been passed and wounded. Ho recovered from the uas without ill effect. "Troops need not I cur tiny of the known (>u.sos .so loiii; as they use tho prou-cHon afforded I hem." ho said. "Our nrniy has ilie finest protection in the world m.'ainst yns--bui. there's not much you am do il you are his by a projectile." ;us musks provided for are adequate protection war v.ases, he said. The masks contain charcoal tuid Mint', which neuirali/e ihe uases. Major Shudle's detachment conduct. 1 ; continuous schools at. which soldiers are schooled in protection measures. The chemical warfare detachment instructs soldiers in tho wearing of gas masks, and how to put musks on horses. Also, it, uives instruction in decontamination - Ihe- neutnili'/.ntton of missed ureas. 'A good sense of smell is im asset, lo a soldier in war. and nil troops are tauiihl to recount 7,0 tho different gases by their odors. The minute they H'ot a whiff of \>,ns llu-y art. 1 taught to don (heir gits musks. Major Shrtdle said that chlorine, first, used by tho Gentians In IDlf), has a lime odor. Phosgene, another World War gas. smells like- new-mown hay. Mustard gas. u burning, blistering gas, smells 1'ke Zenith The zenith of the heavens Is the point exactly overhead. Technically speaking, it. Is Ihe point where a iplumb line, extended upward from yourself, meets the celestial sphere. TIIK BEST SANDWICHES AUK SOU) AT Ole Hickory Inn Across From llitfh School NEW AUCTION BARN BLYTHEVILLE AUCTION CO. Located |/ 2 Mile East of Blyihcvillc On Arniorel Road BRING US YOUR CATTLE AND HOGS! Also . . . bring your feeders and fut stock to our ^sale. We will have btiyeivsj from.. scvenil ^(lill'crcnt states. Sales Every Wednesday Starting at 10 A. M. LUCIAN GAINES No more 'smoking in the kitchen at our house! Every Day In The Week! RICHARD'S GROCERY & MARKET 1044 W. Chickasawba Phone 1133 Beauty is only one of the attractions of the modern Perfection Oil Ranges. With their fast-as-gas and faster-tlian-electricity High-Power Burners you can get just the heat you want for ANY cooking job. And the baking results with the "Live-Heat" Oven are the envy of neighbors using other so-called modern fuels. Come in and see the latest models. A small down f payment will place one in your kitchen for a lifetime of dependable ECONOMICAL service. There's no smoke. . no soot.. no odor.. with my modern PERFECTION Oil Range! "No more sooty pots and kettles —and walls and curtains stay clean since I have my modern Perfection Oil Range. I was amazed when I discovered how clean—how different a modern Perfection is." "The Burners give instant heat — stay set exactly as I want them. I know the temperature will stay even 'til the meal's done. The 'Live Heat' oven, with heat indicator, makes baking easier and better!" "I'm saving money,too,because my Perfection burns oil — much cheaper than other piped or wired fuels. It costs me less than 40c a week, yet it has the modern features I've always wanted!" HUBBARD HARDWARE CO. 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