The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 11, 1930 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

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RIGHT 'Bl..Y'1'flKVn.l.K. (ARK.) OOUKJKft-NK'.VS KK1DAY, .UJ1..V-. H. IMP BOOK SURVEY BY BRUCE CATTON '•-.-. NEA Soviet Writer On'• jn'oit travel and guide books I look with a cold, unsympathetic eye. They tell you what to see and where to go,'but ordinarily they're dreadfully dull reading. This veeK, hoieyer,' brings * modest little book or.this type that is not only a good guide, but U also extremely interesting reading on its own account, whether you Intend ever to visit tm> places it describes or not. • I'm reterrlng to "And This Is Boston!" by Eleanor Early-n small book issued at $1.50 by the Hought-n Mlfflin Co., and worth, in my , two times the price. war. Far Irom It. But he does insist lliat for him, at least, the picture was not entirely black. And since lie tc-lls a solid, substantial story, put. together with some excellent character similes and some noteworthy skill at handling the English language, "Medal Without Bar" is rather a line book Bui the murder mystery they Introduced was not anywhere nearly mysterious etiough-not for a case- liordoned, prelernalurally suspicious mystery story addict, nnyhow— and. for me, n least, the (alp fell rattier flat, from Ihat paint.. The book Is Issued by the cosmopolitan Book Corporation, and costs $2. Nebraska Excavate for Mammoth Skeleton No substitutes- the peak in quality RAOAN, Neb. (UP)—Reprcsenla lives of the slate university are exit is published by Doublcday, i cnvallnR Ihe remains of a mam- Doir.ii and Co., at $2.60. Some Vulgar— and Funny — Klddiiie of " E *" Books "Ex-if otu As yon may guess from Um tlile, < Indicate ill it Is something of a take-off on all -' moth, burled In a loess of Hie Pleistocene age on the William Giuliani farm ntnr liere, •it" Is an extremely scandal- j Many of the tones, of the mon >ok—and tin extremely funny ster are missing and many of Ihosi to'fa aiVMtolite-B." books .hat have appeared EaHy knows how to write. She, lately. It ought to put an end to has managed, somehow, to put into her book all of the charm, the (lav the "ex-" habit for good. It kids . these other books to death and has ma rks wind mammoth probably wa victim of some prehlsloric earn! verous animal. Te tu.sks. whlcl were Intact, each are liglH an one-half feet long. ' fc t-V-- '.•^ ' V. f-' •} her boon aiioiine cm»,u, un.- ••-•- >»•-•«• •»...— —••• • or of old days and forgotten cus- a perfectly swell lime doing 11. - mm* that make Boston and the I If you have any, fondness for .. „..., -„.- _ . wZle MaaXsette Bay region so bust humor that generally verges on.j ed. Representatives very amS; She doesn't try to vulgarity, this one should .hit you vcrsity, o Nebraska \eryappeam,B. o,^ ;__ ,^ ^ ^^ ^^ your ^^ l . PJ ., Il , nlr .,| „,. maiden aunt might find it ralher do..any "fancy writing" which Boston. unluckily, seems to bring forth ,„.,.„,_ „--- ---• from so many people; she simply shocking; still, most of tho-rough tells you what there is in and stuff is fairly well hidden In double about this old city to look at. and i entendre paragraphs, nnd Is prob- £ does it so charmingly that the ably would go right past her. There ; . ,.-.,, II, * n oiUnff nrn a wrtnrl InflTW nmrtV IdUQnS 111 Sections of the skeleton were dls covered by Uerdlne Hoffman, tori i- girl, after a road grader had -pas> of the Unl museum in .vestlBated and bctnn Ihe excava tlons. H is planned to remove th skeleton lo the museum as soo iis the work of excavating Is com plcted. . book Is eminently worth reading even if you never get any nearer Boston than the Mississippi river. She doesn't confine herself strictly to Boston and its environs, going far enough afield to discuss such arc a good many hearty laughs Ini Read Courier News want ads. There is a total of 3,018,281 miles f highway in the.United ^l>tes o( hteh 660,000 miles' are surfaced. Budweiser Bariey-Malt Synip UGHTORDARK KICH IN BODY NOT BITTER It. anif tome very fair wkc-cracks —as, for instance, the description of a sotlcty woman's lap, dog as "a | nervous breakdown with a leg at: each corner.' nlaces as Gloucester, Plymouth,! The Vanguard Press is Issuing Nanlucket and Cape Cod. But, I j (his one, which Is by an anonymous warn vou—read her book, and you'll i author, at $1.50 the copy. •* • -— ' This Mystery Isn't Quite ? of.. m. 11 natii JVI*T••*••*»* ••-- • - I get.an-irrlslstible yen lo visit New' England.-" .,.,., -Readers of this paper undoublcd- ly are familiar with Miss Early's writing • already. Her novels- '"'Whirlwtnd," "Orchid" and "The Shining Talcnl" were extremely popular when serialized in this newspaper, and her stories In "Ev- eryWeek" have gained her a wide, circle of readers.. ' v Here's a \V»r Novel That Do«n't Try lo Horrify .••'Medal Without Bar," by Hlclmrd Blaker, is a war book—with a dlf- fenence. It- tells of Ihe experiences of an English lawyer, middle-aged, prosperous and father of a family, who joined up early In the war, spent 18 months as Instructor in a tram- ing 'camp, and then went over os lieutenant In a batlery of field artillery^; but It adopts a slightly dlfr ferent attllude than most of' the current war novels have taken ' The b;ok was not written to shock or horrify. It isn't propaganda:. against war. The author calls things by their right names arid makes it quite clear that wa is a massy, dunder-headed and soul 1 -wracking business, but he seems Iri'ibme way, to see a redccmln side He finds war ghastly and dc siructive, but he also finds that cer tain spiritual values were nour ished In its 'light'; comradeship, -ifUFe of duty, devotion, an under icinding of one's fellows. ; ; Kot that he is an_ admirer . ORDIKANCE NO. 360 AN '•'. ORDINANCE ANNEXING CERTAIN TERRTTOR.Y TO THE • CITY OF BbYTHEVILU:, BE -IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY "COUNCIL- OP THE CITY OP -: BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS: • Section 1;. That the,following described contiglous territory, to- wlt- Begin at the Northwest corner of the South Half of the Southeast Quarter of Section Fifteen (15), Township Fifteen (15) North, Range Eleven (11) East, Mississippi County, .Arkansas, thence South 850 feet, tlwnce Enst 1013 feet, thence North 850 feet, thence West i013 feet to the point of beginning, being Blccks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the Hoilipetcr Ehonyo •Addition with Streets and alleys; be and the same Is hereby annexed lo and made a part, of the City of Blythevillei Arkansas, and added to' and made ft part of Ward One. Section 2.. That a majority of the Qualified electors at the last, City election voted in favor of this annexation, and the County Court of Mississippi County has made and entered its order for the annexation and there Is a need o fire and police protection in said territory, this ordinance Is necessary for the preservation of the public peace^ health and safety . ari emergency Is hereby declared to exist and this ordinance shall be in force from and after its passage. Passed and approved this the 8th day of July. 1930. -,.. NEILL REED, Mayor. ATTEST: S. O. CRAIG City Clerk. Mysterious Kiuiujh •Author unknown" would be a, retty good tale it it hadn't decided, o go to mystery story half way to ic end. Up to that point the au- lors—Ciemence Dane and Helen impson—had been telling an ex- ellerit story In a fine style. HOME THEATRE Friday and Saturday Law of Plains with Tom Tyler Big' Western .Also' Tnrzan No. 13 and Comedy Admission Matinee and NM^ht lOc and 25c RITZ THEATER .Friday and Saturday The last. Word in Youthful BARGAINS FOR EVERYONE Saturday 10 Pound Limit With Other Groceries Ladies Hats •>•'-' 98c Ladies' Dresses ; New shipment just arrived, values to $16.50 now only $3.95 Pajamas I'irate I.eg, prints and , '$1.45 values The spiciest and most tuneful film of the year! with Lawrence Gray, \Vynme Gibson, Helen Johnson, Beny Rubin. A good Comedy and Fables. Admission Matinee 10c-30c Admission Night 10c-35c COMING RITZ Monday and Tuesday Clara Bow Ladies'Shoes 400 pairs, all stvlcs & colo 94 Sheeting Piece Goods, Yd. 29c Rayon prints, solid colors, checks fjiiality and plaids, uOe Ladies' Silk Hose 69c Full fashioned, pure thread silk, new colors, $1.25 value Overalls S1.-I5 quality no\v 88c Miens Shoes $2.95 True to the Navy I ShlttS and ShOftS 39C Rayon for men.Garmenl I EUmnd Trip Tickets less than 1-2 On Sale Daily Limit 3 days—including date of sale Good in coaches. Also In Pullman cars on payment of usual additional chare*, for space In such cars. Round Trip Fares from Blythevillo to via St. Louis.. . §5.40 Cape Girardeau — S3.15 Sikeslon 52.25 Caruthersville $ >65 Osceola $ .55 Wilson S .80 Memphis-. . .§2.00 Straw Hats Centiine Milan for men 79c Golf Knickers $1.45 Proportionate Reductions to Other Destinations —for further details Ask the Frisco Agent Men'sSummerPants Summer flannels, wide choice of colors and patterns, values to $4.50 MATCHES Regular 5c Value 2 Boxes 5c POST TOASTIES or CORNFLAKES 2Pkgs.l COFFEE, Lady Alice, Pound FLOUR SB s «r k p-ain '& JMealJfr ib. Sack 57c 360 Sunkist ASPARAGUS Square Can Hillsdale PICKLES Sour Quart Jar 25c | PICKLES Sweet Quart Jar PORK & BEANS 3 Cans 25c CRACKERS prerciun. 2-lb. Carton 29c RICE, Full Head, Ib. 5c|CflLUMET B f r ^ 25c SALT HEAT ^^.8^ Pound lie ROAST.ThickRib.lb.l9c|ROflST, Brisket, Ib.l5c Tender and STEAKS, Fancy Rib PURE LARD £ Ib. lie I HENS and FRYERS

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