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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - May 3, 1937, Blytheville, Arkansas Blytheville co Umer n news tue dominant newspaper of Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri to ,. Xxxiv no. No Blytheville courier Blytheville Herald Blytheville pail news Mississippi Valley Lea de Blytheville Arkansas Mon Day May 1037 single copies five cent former King hastens to join Wallis f on film lots is strike spreads con l Ier to Lnu sirs everyone moving Riel lire school Al Row c no a in 011lot Row District 17 e River will not reach mood stage at Memphis movie stars a crowds of Way to work is pie through pets Oil and him t Wood Cal p movie stars of Many in crease paint applied at Home passed picket lines Amin today was no trouble As they May 3 it u ten studios makeup through the re passed through the striking technicians of la film firms. Such highly paid stars As Clark Cable. Greta Garbo. Jean Harlow Eleanor Powell. A and Jeanette Mcdonald passed through the main Gate at the r studio without the pickets making an Effort to Stop or even talk to them. Picket l Ines grow there Vole hundreds of Pieke s at each studio where Only a few stood saturday. More than 4.000 ire n and women were on strike cud there was a possibility that other unions in this area including the maritime workers might Aid the movie lot craftsmen. Charles e. Los song. Leader of i lust like. Said lie had been offered the c Cren elation of the Lari find nun Hie teamsters longshore nun and seamen leaders. La a sin said promised him the use of their j teamsters starved checking trucks to determine if Union Drivers were bringing supplies for the studios. Prod Uei Ion continues f it Urizio spokesmen said All actors reported for work today and insisted production on fifty pictures was not curtailed. Frank Morgan a leading figure in Hie actor s Guild which Hist night discussed the strike and tile Quot the Best things in life Are a a a and so is the courier news fascinating and different cooking school that is just around the Corner opening tomorrow afternoon at 2 30 in the Roxy theater. Last minute plans Are being completed. Even As this paper goes to press. No opening Bells will be needed for the eagerly awaited. Three Day school brimming with Novelty. Romance and practical Appeal for Advance indications Point to a capacity convention of homemakers. Men have their annual conventions where they listen to Lee ures from specialists experts who have devoted years to studying pm Erl cd in Fidenco roles debtor need not fat it h court decides a Temh l finance com Ranva a $700 Cla m and experimenting along constructive lines. Then the crowds of business men get a fresh viewpoint on their Job new ideas and enthusiasm to carry Back to work. Fresh viewpoint now comes thus practical rally of homemakers to contribute fresh i perspective for the a same old the monotonous Day in and Day out Job. Yet the most important business in tile world. The feminine convention delegates May not Pound on glasses i and sing Pep songs but they will j get up to the minute news on i every phase of household lore. And they will hear from specialists Iii their own Field who will i direct an inventory on simplified i methods routine products and i latest equipment pointing the easy Road to smooth Home Man-1 gement. I that May seem like a tall order i for one motion picture but this entertainment is no Ordinary film. I True it was cast directed and j j filmed in a famed Hollywood. Studio but it was assembled i thoughtfully and patiently to bring i i More than passing amusement i mercy Inch bad j sex by Day happenings were dram-1 of proportions in in Ini owners now can a he future with Little Rock. May 3 up a the state supreme court today reversed the decision of the is bastion Cor qty circuit court in granting a judgment to the Phoenix finance company against t m. Dickey for failure to pay a $200 note. Dickey a Appeal to the Quot tribunal a wanted that the finance company assessed him interest rates in excess of the to per cent maximum it both state Law the court in handing Down Hie decision ordere<1 thai the $200 possibility of the stars aiding the 1u int a nut and in the records flip of pit lip nmn Farl in Shine backstage aides came to work in elaborate makeup. He a upped the a Side Entrance to ave 5 Al passing through the main body of pickets at the Paramount Gate police were prominent in the Vicinity of All studios but there was no Call for their services and they offered no interference with the peaceful picketing Blytheville wins four Points at Conway meet Blytheville High school made four Points in tile music events of the annual Arkansas inter school contest at Conway Friday and saturday Batesville High school with a total of 22 Points won the sweepstakes award with hot Springs one half Point behind for second honors. Fort Smith and Searcy tied for third with 21 Points each. The wide distribution of Points ii shown by the fact that Batesville won Only ten per cent of the 220 Points. Other schools ranking at the top were Conway 13g. Arkadelphia 13. Brinkley 12. Camden 12, Jonesboro la Russ Filvie 8 five Points each were made by North Little Rock. Beebe Atkins Siloam Springs and Judsonia. Four Points each were made by Little Rock Clarksville. Fort Smith Junior High school and Blytheville. Blytheville won third place in boys voice Leroy Brown and boys glee club. In Janst Dickey be removed toe court upheld the $13,000 judgment Given w n Hunnicut. Tea inst the Missouri Pacific railway company for the loss of an Eye while working for the transportation company at pin Quot Bluff the company in appealing the judgment granted by a Saline minty circuit court contended that. In interstate Commerce the Case should have been tried in a Federal District court. Ati Zed in the sound plot. Behind the sparkling humor and suspense that Are so necessary to screen stories was a deliberate plan an ambitious determination to carry instruction inspiration and worthwhile Home news to women in every Community. Camera tells Story the camera and the Home specialists got together on their vigorous investigation and the courier news was Quick to snap up the Chance to offer the interest j ing result. Never has the camera been More faithful than in this motion j picture cooking school. Never j has a Model Kitchen been Poison accurately and in such i its time and so that every will have a twice Asna a7ew York Cotton new York. May 3 up Cotton closed steady. Open High May july oct dec Jan Mardi spots nine. 1296 Taos 1277 1275 1277 1280 1290 130ft 1280 1277 1278 1280 Low 1289 1288 1265 1261 1265 1269 close 1289 1300 1277 1275 1277 1280 closet steady at 1350. Up sew Orleans Cotton new Orleans. May 3 up Cotton futures closed 55 cents to $1 a Bale higher today on improved foreign markets. Traded detail. The camera took it took its close ups. Person in the Roxy a Large a life and Turalo View of each operation j i Here will be no a orchestra Circle Quot at this entertainment since tile Back Row guests of the courier news will have an equal Chance to peer into the Busy mixing bowl watching the deft Steps of measuring. Creaming sifting and thorough mixing not overlooking the final work of baking roasting. French frying or freezing. For this is no half hearted demonstration. Each delicious dish will be completed and shown with such realism that there Are sure to be hungry Quot ohs and a nah so a from the audience. If any stray husbands get into the theater they Are certain to ask Quot when do we eat a solves household problems troubled by left overs haunted by never ending jobs tired of i housework that seems like Drudgery the cure smooth the housekeeper keeping omy in tile six and one half years in which drainage District 17 has been 1 in Federal receivership soon to be ended with the completion Ai a Long pending debt readjustment program has been a period of Progress for the District when Clifton h Scott is discharged As receiver probably within the next few weeks and the management of the District is turned Back to its commissioner he property owners of the District Vin face a Prospect in marked entrust to Tiu discouraging out ook wich was theirs in 1930. The tax rate has been almost helped end there is every Assurance hat. With completion of the debt a a adjustment it will be sufficient n net tile districts obligations and to provide for an adequate maintenance program tax Delin read lied alarm-1930, has been almost eliminated and thousands of cars of tax forfeited land have been Oraeed Back on the tax Rolls hundreds of thousands of dollars have b in spent in improving the physical condition of the District roads have been built ditches have been cleaned out and deepened levees have a Quot in strengthened debt nearly $4. K 0,0 0 drainage District 17. Organized in 1917 by special act of the legislature. Embraces about 170.000 acres of land extending Thorn the mis i Sis Sippi River to big hike and from t big Lake along Little River to the j Poinsett county line it includes the City of Blytheville benefits ranging from $8 to $60 j per acre were assessed against 165.-j too acres of the land within the f duty it and Bonds w Ere sold to a total amount of $3,982,500, of Whir $t704 500 was still outstanding in the fall of 1930 when bondholders 1 forced the District into receiver j so owners of property in the Dis Triel had viewed the Prospect of a a Federal receivership with considerable alarm fearing that it might place control of the District in the hands of a Man unacquainted with its problems and uninterested in its j welfare an unsuccessful attempt to forestall such a receivership was made through a chancery court a i Tion w hich resulted in the appoint Merit of c. M. Buck of this City j now attorney for the District As j receiver. His administration of the District however was Short lived Memphis May 3. Up u. S meteorologist f w Brist today i predicted a Reading of 32 feet i i wit feet below flood stage for the i Ippi River Here during the next nine Days. In t predicted a nine foot Rise Here because of rises in the mrs six to and Ohio. The weather Bureau at Cairo i predicted a stage of Between 47. And fit feet there by saturday. The Cairo flood stage is 40 fee but the town s seawall withstood 59.6 feet during tin recent flood top read in at Memphis Lur i int the Winter flood was 50.4 feet the St Francis today was 3.1 feet above flood stage at Fisk to. And a Crest exceeding flood stage was expected at St. Frail j Cis Ark i Ipp me Oil r u s s i a n unanimously tax arum agreement upheld rites toot for t Mimer to Iii Man Resit a Fanner Community n t in was Huff funeral services w a a held Tut aft Moon for Henry Paul said to have been Blytheville oldest resident who died yesterday afternoon at 3 35 of clock at the family Home on Kentucky Avenue. Or. Paul w is 91 years old on december 7 list year. I he Rev. Alfred Carpenter a Tor of the first Baptist Church officiated at the services held at the family Home interment was made at Maple Grove cemetery or Paul had been in ill health for a number of months and his condition had seemed critical several times a native of Germany or Paul came to this country while still a Young Man. He was Well known among the older residents particularly those i the Huffman Community where he made his Home and was an Active Farmer Fin Many years. He is survived by three daughters. Mrs b f Loain and mrs Elva Poe of this City and mrs. Effie Medan. Of Memphis and to sons. Ollie and Carl Paul of Muskogee of la the Cobb funeral Home was Iii charge of funeral arrangements. Washington May 3 up the supreme court today presented two Broad opinions upholding aspects of president Roosevelt administration in its external relations t to philippine Coconut Oil tax and the Litvinov agree a Merit Corol fury of the russian recognition pact. Both decisions were written by Justice George Sutherland a member of the courts conservative group who was absent from last mondays decision session both decisions were Una Ninou on their major phases. The three a liberals Quot justices Harland Stone Louis Braudes and Benjamin Cardozo dissented on a minor i Hase of the soviet decision. The rulings left the new Deal s a i id at the too per cent Mark for the present term. The court in tin Coconut Oil a Case ruled not Only that the tax was a valid application of the taxing Power but it also upheld tile provisions whereby tin funds collected under the tax of three cents per Pound on the first Domestic processing of philippine Coconut Oil now totalling More than $40.000, he could be paid to the insular government for the maintenance of its operations in the Russia Case the supreme court held that in the Field of foreign affairs tile National government was supreme and that the Public policy of new York state could not prevail against he exercise of this Power. Tile court failed to present its decisions in the pending cases testing constitutionality of fed a ral and state unemployment in Ranee Laws. De f. Mcdonald a trial opens at Little Rock i Little Rock. May 3 in Dpi opening statements in the trial of de f Mcdonald former Secretary i of state on trial on charges of i obtaining Money under false pre j tenses in connection with sales of janitors supplies for the statehouse \ were begun this afternoon at 2 30 j Niter a two hour Noonday recess. I the selection of 12 jurors took i up tin morning session with the j state excusing six prospective jurors. The defense seven and the court three. I l. Ziebart former soap Sal a Mun who was indicted with Mcdonald a granted a separate trial Lebart is expected to appear us a state witness t ii Britain to help Bilbao Guhl inns co s announces of Oija sit Ion f ran Eden new brow that wrinkles leading time Effort and wrinkles will of tile weary is new House to econ dollars. Thirteen. Open May 130 Jill 117 not Only does this picture school show new dishes styles and interesting ways to serve every Day meals and party feasts but it demonstrates How to make intelligent use of the ingenious mechanical servants that take tile guess work out of House work. To the fun of watching an expert Cook at work in a Model Kitchen is added the real Joy of studying the practical possibilities of such full time servants As an j electric refrigerator Quot. A j styled Range and othe High Low close i accessories and convenient Laun-131 3-4 12915-8 130 1-4 L�ry equipment designed to take 118 3-8 117 117 5-8 m Okui High Low dose May 1282 b 1288 1270 1288 july 1290 1295 1279 1289 ext 1276 1279 1261 1274 dec 1283 1285 1271 1282 Jan 1284 1284 1283 1283 Mardi 1287 1287 1288 1286 s its closed steady at 1329. Up. Chicago Corn and when a Federal court action instituted by bondholders resulted will act Iii Faro in the appointment As receiver of Clifton h. Scott. Little Rock business Man. The misgivings of tile property owners were Little relieved. Tax hate is Cut or Scott however immediately applied himself to a study of the affairs of the District and of drainage debt problems generally to such effect thai a few years later he was elected to the presidency of the National drainage levee and irrigation association and is now recognized As an authority on the problem of such organizations Early in his administration of District 17 he recognized that the tax rate was so High that it could Only result in increasing tax delinquency. One of his first acts was i to Cut the 7 per cent rate it had been 7e per cent prior to 1929� to i armies. 14 per cent. In 1932 bondholders j tile foreign Secretary intimated i forced an increase in the rate to j that Britain would ignore Franco s urn is an g per cent but after the experience j stand and proceed wit ii the Evascu a Sinai -1 Thal year consented to action of tile Basque ports civil Lier cooking reduction to 4 per cent the rate Ian refugees As planned. London. May 3 up foreign Secretary Anthony Eden informed tile House of commons today that despite the Spanish insurgent government s rejection of the British and French plan for evacuating women and children from Bilbao a this majesty a government intends to give the assistance which it already has Eden told commons that Generalissimo Francisco Franco Spanish nationalist chieftain had proposed an alternative plan for insuring Hie safety of civilians in Bilbao now threatened by rebel announces creases 11 i Urban general in Rural assessments Leakes Austria l wedding is expected to take place at French Bateau this month propose Cut in May 3 up tile i granted mrs. Ernest decree absolute today hours the Duke in route from her in Fiance Louse ver members a on of urge part Biol Money to pea ant caruther9vii.i emf the Pem Scot county Board of equalization has announced increases amounting to several Hundred Lier cent in some instances in tile assessed valuation of Pem Scot county farm and town property. Tile increases were made according to the Board because of the rising Price of real estate and because of numerous improvements especially to town properties. In a number of instances plots formerly valued at $75 were hiked to $400, and some few valued at $70 were raised to $700 in practically every instance Hie Board raised ult valuation at least $100 the Board is to la in session Here thursday May 6, for die purpose of hearing owners protests. If any against the increased valuations. Washington. May 3 up a House drive opened today seeking to Cut the president s $1,500.- m it tit work relict appropriation Preposti by $150,000,000 in order to help continue the Public works administrate n for two years. My new fight Over the Bra and Harry l. Hopkins spa program came As seer Tan of Interior Harold lakes went before a House Appl of rations sub committee to urge Extension of the Public works administration for two years chairman Clifford Woodrum let Emva said that the Extension measure would be acted on i separately from the work Relief Bill hearings on which Are due to i Start wednesday. Woodrum predicted that a reduc-1 Tion of As much As $500,000,000 in i the work Relief appropriation was possible due to the present econ i Amy drive. I i ekes a us no increase i rep Alfred f belter dem n y it. Leader of the pea bloc said i that at least 227 members of the j Hoise were backing his proposal i to earmark work Relief funds for i Public works. J the pea now has a revolving fund of about $150,000,000. Permitting continuation of its projects. While Ickes and assistant pea administrator Horatio b Hackett j declined to discuss the matter it was Learned that the two did not i plan to urge on the House or the administration tile increased funds asked by belter Woodrum said he believed that the sub committee would make every Effort to keep the work Relief and i a problems separate. The Bill considered today was approved by the president several weeks ago us a simple Extension measure. I Ondon Vorce court Simpson a and within a few of Windsor was Austria to join Tor their wedding. Tile decree which leaves mrs. Simpson free to marry the Man who gave up Britain s throne for her love was sent to her by air mail. It will enable her to to married at any time and it was expected the wedding would take place at the chateau de a uric at Monts France w Here she is staying during tile week of May 24 As soon As the decree divorcing by r from Ernest Simpson her second husband was granted the news was telephoned to mrs Simpson. She joyfully telephoned the tidings to the Duke at St. Woll gang Austria and he left by automobile to take the Paris express at Salzburg. He was expected to leave the France and motor to join her tomorrow Al was possible he might could make better time through Paris. Mrs. Simpson had obtained her prot Liml nary decree Nisi at Ipswich october 27 it was necessary to wait six months for the final decree train in Tours to though it decide he by going death claims Miner focal resident succumbs Ioda in new Orleans Hospital saw Fife but a person Don t Hay a know a lot to parlor manners and be Able to Click his heels and Bow from his hips in order to co polite. I believe politeness is something you Nave to be born wit i and if you ainu to got it. Al the finishing schools in the world wont do anything for you. My Uncle slug never Book of etiquette in ills still he s one of the pol test men i i Ever saw. Not Long ago i told a Story about Hun and when he heard about it he got so made he sat Dow n and wrote a soon Hill letter. He called me some Ter Lible names and wound up saying a and the next time i you. In a Gonna punch a in nose and then he said a up. Please excuse copyright 1937. Esquire features inc closing Stock i rices new York. May 3. Up a trading on the new York Stock Exchange today fell to the lightest Levels of the year and the prices made an irregular Advance. A t and Anaconda Copper. Bethlehem steel. Chrysler. Cities service. Coca cola. General electric. A i general motors. International Harvester Mckesson Robbins Montgomery Ward. New York Central. Packard. Phillips Petroleum radio corp. 9 St louts san Francisco. 3 Simmons bed. 46 Standard of n j67 Texas co. 60 u s smelting. 89 u 8 steel ii by see the s. .167 51 5-885.113 5-83 1-2 .15553 3-457 7-8 .106 5-814 1-854 5-846 1-89 7-857 3-8 onite. 6 equipment the gloom out of monday there is nothing formal and a up stage Quot about this screen cooking school. Informality hospitality and neighbourly Welcome Are joined in the picture meaning that a Good time will be had by All As the saying goes. What about recipes naturally every guest of the courier news will want to test these tantalizing cures for menu Monotony. Free recipe sheets will be distributed daily. And other things will be Given away a valuable gifts that will find Long and useful life Many a Home. Guest at the school will want to meet and remember the Friendly local firms and nationally known products that Are helping the courier news in this Community undertaking. A does your House run you a if so Why not accept the courier news invitation to join the neighbourly cooking school party starting tomorrow in the Roxy theater and continuing through wed a mesday and thursday. The doors 1-4, will open at 1 45 each afternoon 1-41 and the school will Start it 2 30. 1-4 5-8 1-4 1-4 7-8 which has prevailed since 1933 As a result of this reduced tax rate coupled with the districts program for putting tax forfeited lands Back on the tax Rolls and the general improvement in farm conditions tax delinquency in the District has been almost wiped out. To e District s annual income has been increased despite the lower tax rate and is adequate to service the pending a f c. Debt readjustment loan and to provide for maintenance of the districts ditches and levees. Federal Aid enlisted accomplishments under the re-111 i chive ship however have by no Means been confined to straightening out of the districts financial affairs. The District has taken full advantage of the Opportunity afforded by establishment of the fid i a1 works Progress administration and has been successful in Nii Sling the Aid of the u s army in i gingers with the result hundreds j of thousands of dollars Worth of repair maintenance and new con auction work has been accomplished at Small Cost to the District. In a recent report to the commissioners John w. Meyer District continued on Page 5 pin evacuation from the Bilbao War Aile will be started a almost immediately in merchant is lips Linter Protection of British warships it was 75 to too physicians expected for meeting Between 70 and from eight count in to attend the Anna lug of the first co too physicians Are expected i Spring meet Mcilory District it Asut the medical society of Ark Ai City Hall Here tomorrow morning and afternoon sessions will be held with the morning session starting at to o clock and the afternoon session at i of clock with luncheon at the first presbyterian Church at noon speakers from St Louis. Hot i Springs Memphis and i atle Rock Are among urns who will address the group on medical subjects. Chicago wheat widow asks damages for Highway death mrs. Agnes Rogers widow and administer matrix of the estate of Ray Rogers has flied suit in circuit court Here against Tom Martin Dell Farmer asking damages totalling $26,000 for the death other husband in a Highway 61 Accident. Mrs. Rogers alleges that Rogers was fatally injured when struck try a truck driven by an employ of Martins and that the Accident i was due to the negligence of truck Driver. The Accident occurred several month ago. Harrison Smith and Taylor Are counsel for mrs Rogers. More local Money Washington May 3 up a hard hit states and local governments raised nearly four times As much Money for Relief and work programs in 1936 As they did in 1933, spa administrator Harry l. Hopkins in puled today. Non Federal contributions to Aid the needy arid cooperate in Federal recovery programs increased from $339,793.0 h in 1933 to $1-244 953. H 0 ill 1936 the total for four years is $2,940,191,000. The government spent As its contribution to those programs More than two and one half times As much As the states $7,-498,000,000 an additional $745,-000,000 was loaned to communities by pea and $1,558,000,000 a. Rivers Wilhelm son of the late or. And mrs. L. B. Wilhelm died at 5 of clock this morning in a new Orleans Hospital where he had been for some time. His death was attributed directly to a kidney ailment but he had been in ill health suffering from tuberculosis. Or Wilhelm who formerly lived Here had made his Home in Louisiana for about four years. He is j survived by a son Don Huffman i of this City three Sisters mrs. J. Vav Speed of St Francisville. La. Miss Luna b. Wilhelm and mrs. Jake Huffman of this City and a brother j. T Wilhelm of St Louis. Funeral arrangements in charge of the Cobb funeral Home Are incomplete allotted for strictly Federal projects. Total state and local funds used for Relief arum work programs in Arkansas were 1933 1936 total $322,957 $8,000,421 $15,024 840 Pem Scot students win state Farmer degrees will sue to compel Ford to Issue permit hot Springs May 3. Up a Lloyd Thomas new owner of the Millsaps Cigar store Here today planned court action against d. L. Ford state Revenue commissioner to Force him to Issue a Beer permit for the establishment. The stores original License granted to r. L. Millsap was revoked late saturday. Thomas and his attorneys expected to file a mandamus action this afternoon to Force Ford and his Garland county agent c. B. Lobell sr., to Issue a permit to sell Beer. Young woman seriously Iii after taking acid livestock open May 132 1-4 Ltd i 119 7-8 High Low in 3-8 139 i-4 120 1-8 118 3-8 close 130 1-4 118 3-8 East St. Louis. Ill May 3 up hogs receipts. 12.000 top 10 50. 170-230 lbs 10.35-10.50. Light weigh us 8.50-10.00, bulk sows 9 50-9 75. Cattle receipts 2,500. Steers 88 25-9.75. Slaughter steers 7 00-15.00 mixed hellers mid yearlings 7.75-9 75. Slaughter heifers. 7 00-11,50. Beef cows 7.75-9 75. Cutters and Low cutters 4 00-5 25. Caruthersville Mon three Pem Scot county vocational arise i culture students herbage Bryant and Hubert Porter of Caruthersville and David Thomas of Cooter have received state Farmer degrees presented outstanding Fra students of the state following competitive examinations at co a Lumina. Quinton still of Steele is the Only other boy in this county Ever to have obtained the state Farmer degree. Mrs Violet Oates Young married j woman of the Manila Community was reported in a serious condition at the Blytheville Hospital this afternoon after swallowing carbolic acid at Manila this morning. Detail. Of the reported suicide attempt were not available but it was said that the Young Matron mixed the Poison with a bottled soft drink it was also reported that she made a similar but less serious attempt at Leachville last night. Weather freighter to be renamed i Cleveland up tile Amer i lean Steamer Cayuga is being re i conditioned by a Crew of to hungarians under Cash George Biro 1 of Budapest and will sail for i with a cargo of scrap Iron. Boat will be renamed Alba i put under Panama repro Lac ustery. Arkansas partly Cloudy tonight and tuesday. Slightly cooler tuesday. Memphis and Vicinity fair and warmer tonight and tuesday. The maximum temperature Here Italy yesterday was 67, minimum 57, the i partly Cloudy with 158 incites of and rainfall saturday night according Reg-1 to Samuel f. Norris official weather observer

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