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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - May 1, 1937, Blytheville, Arkansas Blytheville courier news tue dominant newspaper of Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri vol. Xxxiv no. 33 Blytheville courier Blytheville Herald Blythe a e daily news Mississippi Vallel add . Arkansas sati Day. Mav i. 11 3.7 single copies five cents Basque loyalists he offensive levee is air in 0 pc ran Cis stat Ives to River o District repro submit pro com Mission. Memphis. M in i a up Rcpt Ilia tiers ii the St. Francis levee1 l i to jct an i of Mississippi county j i Mina a a District. No. 17 today be j Titio Ned fur improvements in their i areas. Lile a ions presented their requests to the Mississippi River comm Sion Whit is making an inspection trip and holding Public hearings at various Points on the liver. The St. Francis representatives asked for construction of Craven roads atop the Igo Miles of levee in that District along the Mississippi River from the Missouri line Northeast of Blytheville to Helena w. I. Huxtable St Francis Dis i it of Iii in flood fights strict Engineer explained there a no roads on the levee and such highways would Aid in fighting flood the St. Francis delegation comp cd of Huxtable w. M. Smith District president and j. O. E 13 k or. Also asked that the Grade line of Hie levee be raised i rom Pinckney Ark. South Lur a distance of 40 Miles Ether improvements sought by Hie St Francis delegation included construction of fals a berms sub levees. Our levees and dikes. John w Mev a. Blytheville Engineer of drainage District 17. And j. H. Crain Wilson District commissioner. Asked for general in that area. The c muni1 Sion took the requests under advisement. Flood project discussed upon Liis return from m Mph at noon today j w m a r drainage pm trip 17 Engineer said that no Sim i Fie projects were submitted to the. M ssi Sippi River commission in behalf of the District at this morning s session. To and j. H Crain. Wilson commissioner of the District he said attended the meeting to discuss in general terms the Outlook for carrying out the big Lake Little River and Tyronza River parts of the $16,000,000 St Francis River flood control program authorized by Congress some time ago. They received no definite assurances. He said but were hopeful that a plan could be worked out for putting through the Mississippi county portions of the program even though difficulties concerning right of Way or other obstacles forced delay in other parts of it the District he said is also hopeful of putting through a project for raising the Grade of several Miles of levee along the Missouri line East of the head of big Lake where water flowing Over the levee caused Breaks during lad Winter s flood. This however will probably be submitted to the Wea rather than to the army engineers. Asks stores close for Ball game All Blytheville was urged to attend the opening game of the Northeast Arkansas league baseball a a son Here next. Thursday in a proclamation issued today by mayor Mari n Williams in who ii lie declared thursday afternoon a Holiday am. Asked that All stores close. In dec Al in the half Holiday the mayor urged local citizens to support the first Blytheville team in organized baseball in Many Viers by attending the opening game. Quot we have a Good Chance to win the attendance trophy to be Given j by the i ions club for the City in this league having the largest paid attendance for the opening game and we want 5.g00 p Opie he added. Gov. Carl e. Fun Ley will throw the first bal and it is probable that a number of other widely in it in men will attend the Gam \ to be played Between the Blytheville giants and the Osceola indians. 3th Kii cd in car cite m near Conway loyalist in Homlin strike fails tool Ose Sis a t a i it to work v a a ii nit in or Fern i or lax re i it n cots. A Vay. Armat i Ufi nit n Mahan. 17-v or old High cd vol indent it Bee Blanch. Con a v county was killed and Tun companions injured last Iii lit when tin in car let the nig Way Quot to Miles North of Here the injured were lion Jones la. It Bee Branch Driver of the car and Clat on i Tut Damascus tic youths had been in this a it it tending a District school Hollywood. Cal. May i Ltd i i Lim employees a. De into the major studios Early today by the truckload despite the Call d by three unions he t i Pieket a made no Effort to those running their lines. The movies big nume went to work despite the of 2.500 members of hit unions. The actor s Guild left the individual to deride or she would pass the or. S and Mort of them t oily decided to continue strike night. Molest stars strike Craft it to if la picket appear work. Tiled Bill to Roosevelt ship us Auto instead of sea i Une to i ii if Doon attack is Loyal u Itji amps. When Spanish government plums bombed and Sank the rebel Wai hip Spana above in tile Bay of Blay. Off Santander it was the first time in world history that a big battleship had succumbed to a or attack under War conditions the Little was dramatic. A lit til British freighter tried to run the Bilbao blockade the 15 452-ton us pan a Hove to and the freighter ran Fin Santander. The Spana j opened fire and tile freighter flashed radio Calls for Ald. Loyalist planes took to the air circled Over the expand and began dropping bombs. There was a direct hit tile Spana Sank in no to i res ident precautions needless tile major studious apparently j do to uni Ned to continue production j despite the strike slipped sover i Aix Eston tex., May i a Pouch water on the Gulf i Xico caused abandonment Day of plans to Send the Nelt a of to Uch a1 truckloads of the were pre other were oppose \ disorders a it Wing re g a it Orie i As hold j groups demonstrations. By United press parades mass meetings and addresses by High officials Mark d a Day demonstrations throughout the world today. The celebrations were orderly. Although finials had taken every precaution against any eventualities no disorders had been reported. By Early afternoon report of the demonstrations in the United states lacked the tension which in some previous instances had marked the Day. In new York sponsors of the demonstration had predicted 200,-000 left Wing workers would participate in a Parade through Midtown Manhattan. Far less that number were on hand when Paul White Parade marshal led off. Following him were three Iris with right fists clenched and american flags in their left hands. I .1 n i Muisus in men inside j Cates at. Dawn when pickets j absent it was a needless i aution. Howett r. For later i True it loaded with workmen re inputted to pass without lion. I there were but in pickets at the main Gate of the Paramount i lot. There were to each at co-1 Lumina and . I despite the quiet Start of the strike studio police departments i and the and los Angeles departments sex relied pc a hit ions. Paramount hired additional officers. The Hollywood be paiement Assi nod a a flying Squadron Quot to make the rounds of the smaller Independent lots. The strike was called when movie Xei it Ives refused to Grant Union Dot mands for a closed shop. Passed neutrality measure by sea a Lane to president Pix Well aboard a he destroyer Moffit. Instead an Tuu Mobile left Hen at i p. M. N Speed the document to port pm i is where it will be taken by boat to the pm is dental ship. Marvin h Mcintyre. Or Roosevelt first Secretary was hard put to devise the quickest mean r reaching his Chiel to obtain his mature on the it Law j fore the present measure expires at Midnight tonight. Or. Roosevelt was expected to Lien the Mullet and Board the to make study of phone rates mum nations minis in establishes re a Urb department. Kington. May i up feral communications com a today announced thes Ament it a Telephone vat and cd department in connection it $1500.00j inv u Pete in a at Tim during president in n fishing port Arkansas so Lethe afternoon. Roosov of on a vacation in the of closing Stock prices Lim by bus men strike London May i Gap the. May Day bus strike. Too per cup effective at 3 p m. Threaten Oday to spread to the Provin and involve 145,000 workers. I a it to dry is Aud $ n Etc a Crews indicated sympathy Tow a i the wage and hour demands of the bus men. The government sought to Check the labor unrest before these services also were it than j fee Ted hampering transportation fur that Sands of foreigners Here for the Coronation Only 12 Days away. Little could be done Over the week end. However and sport Loving londoners utilized other muons of transportation or walked. Tar Gui of m Xieo in the Vicinity of a yes ton and Arkansas pus ,. Tax. Was in for a Quot Little rough sea the United states weather Bureau warned today. Northeast storm a or j mall Craft and Quot slightly larger ship Quot were hoisted at 8 30 a. M. By tin weather Bureau from Holts a Ion to Carrabelle flu. Ull new York. May i up stocks and Bonds made an irregular Advance today. Commodities were firm and the Dollar firmed in relation to foreign currencies. I in pm aiming project structures. Board to for state la push office no f mix to t a bin with the american Telephone and i graph company. Tiu department will be main i Taine i on a temporary basis until june i j�?~38, when commissioner Paul a walk 1 Utun Telephone division y cd funds to make tin Agen. J Man ont the a v and Investigation will be concluded june 30, this year. Simultaneously the commission reported that the South beaten. Bell Telephone company a subsidiary of in a t and i i filed tariffs reducing its interstate rate to Fleet an estimated saving of annually Tor customers the southwestern Bell sen s Missouri. Kansas Oklahoma. Arkansas i exas and a Section of Illinois. The reduction brings the j company s interstate toll rates into line with the Long distance rates j of the a i and t., which were Reding d materially last january 15 negro woman assessed $5 on liquor charge insurgent ports r e Bel air planes rain bombs on beleaguered City of Bilbao. Bilbao Spain May i up a insurgent air planes bombed Bilbao at i 30 p m today shortly alter the loyalist Banque troops began a counter offensive on the be l them front causing heavy enemy losses. I end Aye. Era Neo Spanish fron or. May i up loyalist War hips steamed to the defense of Bilbao today and bombarded rebel held ports along the Bay of Biscay. The broadsides were part of a new offensive started earlier by the Basque land forces. A Bilbao communique reported the capture of Garona and cola As the loyalist defenders followed up a drive which threw Back the advancing rebel army of Gen Emilio Mola nearly two Miles on the bloody devastated Guernica salient news of the rebel defeat came to henday in Frontier dispatches. The loyalist warship bombarded the rebel held ports of Leq Pettlo Omlar Rao. Mortice san Sebastian j and los pasayes. The firing at los pasayes could be heard clearly on the French Side of the fion Tler. The radio station at Bilbao broadcast at 2 50 pm reporting the bombardments and explaining that a several government warships bom Cartagena had arrived at the beleaguered Basque port to aul in tile defense against the rebel Advance on the Northern front Steele Farmer injured in fall from tractor geese around indies. Are the used As Quot watchdogs Quot Home in the West will in to a you a Viv by sub Burns lot of actors t their lives kor big City papers have to say a i know a spend half through the see what they emits Nice to have the big City papers for you but when i want some real criticism want to git the real Lowdown on my work i go Tor the country newspapers. Iti never Forgit the time a big new York show played in Van Buren in a tent. Next Mornin a by piece came out in the Van Buren press Argus jest Rakin the a How Over the coals. The Man Ager of the show came Down and he cornered the writer in the i newspaper office and he says Quot what does a country Hick like you know a bout a new York show you never wrote a play Iii your Lite Quot the Argus reporter says. Quot no i never Laid an egg either but i know More about an Melet than Uny Hen a copyright 1937. Esquire features inc a t and to. 164 1-4 Anaconda Copper. 51 1-4 i Beth. Steel. 85 i-2 Chrysler. 113 3-4 in. Electric. 53 5-8 Gen motors. 58 int. Harvester .106 5-8 Mckesson Robbins. 14 1-8 in. Y Central. 46 1-2 Packard. 9 7-8 Phillips pet. 58 1-2 radio. 9 1-4 Simmons Beds 48 1-4 Standard of n j66 1-2 Texas co. I u. S. Smelting. 88 u. S. Steel. 101 Zonitch. 6 1-4 new York Cotton i new York m ton closed St Ady. A i. Up a cot open High Low close i May. 1300 1302 1294 1288b july. 1297 1308 1286 1291 oct. 1271 1283 1265 1267 dec. 1271 1280 1262 1265 t Jan. 1275 1283 1265 1265 i mar. 1278 1282 1266 1269 j i new Orleans Colton to brakeman killed Helena. Alk. May i. It up it r. M. Hilliard. 48. Memphis. Y m. V brakeman was killed Early today when he stumbled and rolled into a train engine near Here. Rooter injures boy 2 Remopolis. Ala up two year old Jackie Poole was seriously injured in a Battle with a it in a neighbor s barnyard Jack was playing in the Yard when the rooster attacked him he suit re i serious laceration on the head the face before an old a brother came to his Rescue. Little Rock May i up l a Fleury Engineer for the state planning Board announced today that an apr cation would be filed monday with the Arkansas i i Ion of the pm a for a ski too Grant to be used in Bufi Din i office building., on. The state Ous grounds. According to plans adopt the Board last week the am of the Grant obtained from Federal got rement would be by a similar sum to be obtained from the various state departments that would be quartered in new buildings. Original estimate of the co the two proposed buildings placed at $210,000. By unit met the of was Nora Bynum negress was fined five dollars in municipal court this morning for possessing unstamped whisky. A similar charge against to Bynum negro was dismissed. E. E Lowery was fined $15 on a charge of Public drunkenness and George Mcleod negro was fined $10 on a Public drunkenness charge. Bonds posted by Raymond Pierce Bill Sherwood and de tune on Public drunkenness charges were forfeited. A charge of disturbing the peace was docketed against John Moore negro. Trial was continued until officers could locate the complaining witness who failed to appear to prosecute. Santander where bombing loyalist planes Sank the rebel battleship Spana is shown on the above Spanish map. Along with Buttle lines of the rebel land drive on Bilbao the bombardment of Madrid and other revolution fronts. Sinking of the 15,542-ton Espa a marked the first time in history a big battleship has been destroyed from the air during wartime. Invites Retter Legal Beer ends indicates Cates to accept la Readi com o Tai i a to if i t Ion in Kan modified after i of Promise i Ropoff ii. Sas Century. Ori eans. May i up it we a end liquidation and hedging and by purchasers of government loan Cotton broke Cotton futures la to 17 Points today. Open High May. 1275b- i july. Of i. I dec. Jan. I mar. Chicago Corn open May 133 jul 119 1-4 High Low 133 1-4 130 lf4 119 1-2 117 1-2 Washington May i up majority Leader Joseph t Robinson joined speaker of tile House William Bankhead today in suggesting search for a Compromise on conflicting plans for enforcing the administration s Economy program. Reiterating his support for the Byrnes plan for a to per cent Cut in appropriations Robinson is id Quot if a better plan than any of i the three already mentioned can i be formulated nil who Are interested should be arum i believe would be in a position to concur j in the three plans referred to by Robinson Are 1 a horizontal Cut of All departmental appropriations of -0 r cent exclusive of fixed charges. 2 a Resolution to Quot impound 15 i a cent of All a proper j Lions with authority Given to the president to i lease portion of the 15 it or cent at his discretion. 3�?a proposal to recommit All appropriation Bills previously passed by Congress to congressional committees to be reconsidered for further reductions. I it up it Chicago wheat of a High Low close Mavi 131 1-4 132 7-8 131/1-4 1352 3-8 jul lift 1-4 120 3-4 119 1-4 119 7-8 who is that minute moustached Man striding Down the Street so briskly no on pays him any heed. Could it be Adolf Hitler and no one saluting it is indeed but the picture was made to years Ugo when Hitler made his first visit to Berlin an unknown minor Potito Jed Leader. At him now Boss of All it c doorway of the German c troop demonstration on i to left Are supp dict be. Reich Leader Max annul Midi Himmler storm troop Topeka kans. May the longest drouth �?56 years to the Day ended in Kansas at 6 a m. When Beer of 3 2 per cent alcoholic Content became Legal j merchandise. Eight thousand holders of fed-1 ural malt beverage permits awaited the Gong and immediately Begall trucking out the first lawful Quot intoxicants that this state the Cradle of prohibition has seen since May i i by i the restrictions Are drastic there can be no gambling in an ale hour and no a Xii drinks. Most cities prohibit service and All forbid the to children under 18 the same restrictions apply to j near Beer because it also is a i malt beverage and that commodity j appeared doomed by the prohibitive License in s. Wholesalers were required to take inventories before the 61 of clock deadline and pay the state 5 cents tax on each gallon in Stock. Both w wholesalers and re a trailers pay License fees. A mister huns amuck Alameda Cal. Up a when mrs Jerrell Walden s pet rooster i boots suddenly went berserk and spurred her. Two things happened. I mrs. Walden went to the Hospital Tor treatment and the rooster went into the sunday dinner. E l. Bennick. Who resides on the j. O Rankin farm near Steele is at the Blytheville Hospital because of injuries received when in fell from a tractor while working on the farm this morning. He has a broken leg and several cuts and abrasions. He is resting very Well. Portland banker named to negro College Board Little Rock. May i up a employees of the governors office today announced that c. E Larri min Portland banker had been a named to the control Board of the j Arkansas a and m College for ue-1 Groes at Pine Bluff. Larrison will represent the seventh congressional District on the i schools Board. J judge r. J. Williams of Forrest City Dies Forrest City May i up it a judge r j. Williams. 88, today died following a relapse from an influenza attack. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon. He was former prosecuting attorney of the first judicial District and a member of Tho St Francis county bar. Negro Chicken thieves returned to Missouri Willie Chambers and Sam Ford negroes confessed Chicken thieves have been turned Over to Pem Scot county mo., authorities to face trial. Tie negroes were taken into g of custody Here by Deputy Constable curb i Leonard Mayo when they brought Sale chickens stolen near Steele mo., 1 to tills City to dispose of them. Newspaper Stream lined Toledo up a the Toledo news bet has completely Quot streamlined Quot its appearance. Larger clearer tit of extremely simple design is a feature of the papers new dress headlines once Black Are set now in a Type with thin lint s. Only initial letters of words Are capitalized. Weather i a i slate a huns trolley Stringfield mans up a i Daniel j. Bresnahn legislator has his own Way of Quot relaxing Quot on i his Day off. Every sunday for i tile past 25 years he has donned the u s Treasury a Quot const hence his troll Ymang a uniform and oper fund Quot now totals More than $600,-ated a car Over one of the City soon it consists of Money sent in lines it also preserves his stand by Anonymous persons who renin As a member of the trolley punted having cheated the gym mens Union. I eminent. Tonight tonight Cloudy. Arkansas partly Cloudy end sunday. Cooler slightly warmer sunday. Memphis and Vicinity probably showers tonight and sunday Little change in temperature. The maximum temperature Here yesterday was 81. Minimum 63, Clear according to Samuel p. Norris official weather observer

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