The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 18, 1930 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 18, 1930
Page 5
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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1930 BLYTHEVTLLE, (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE COTTON RECEIPTS LIN LST IEK rilcriegadcs'! Mixes Thrills, Action, Sheiks, Legionnaires • By GENE COIIX NEA Service Writer Little Rock Rapidly Ap-1 „ NEW YOHK.-OIKO upon a time, . . .,, f .,, ,,/ there was a type of movie created preaching blythevilie lOtliolcly for action, illusion and di- tal (or Season. .' ! verslon ' Bllt " Io " tf t ' iimc lhc lalkles I with theme so^igs and back stage Despite the early lead-taken by'i, Hlylh.-jvlllc in cotton compress, re- \- celpt-i present indications are tliat j Little Rock will shortly. Ira . in first I!, place, with a good p-.issiuility thatj' Vine Bluff will also pass Blytheville before the end of th?' season. | With a solid week of rain only 2.990 bales -were delivered to the Iccal compress last week, accord- 'j ing lo the.Arkansas Cottou,Trade! u'-socialloii, bringing the season's:! total to 65,091 r bales i Little Recki received 9,354 bales last week, for; a seat-'Bi's. total of 01,505,..... J Receipts for the slato last .weekj were 51,038. compared ta 02,218 tlic ' previous.! and 1)5,111 the same weeki a year ago. Total receipts for the; ftaio arc 500, 335 for Ihq season' u:; lo last Friday, compared to 1.- OC0.914 tot the same dale last season. Following arc receipts last week \ and for the season at leading Ar- ' kaiuas paoinls: the llis week season Little Rock 9,354 61,505 Pine Bluff 4,377 West Memphis ... 3,804 Helena 3,031 HlyiheviHe . Walnut Ridse Newport McG.?hee Hope '. Joncsborc-. Forrest City Tcxarkana .. Eudoi a Fort Smith . Conway 2,996 2,782 2,293 2,195 2,035 1,802 1,128 1,705 1,570 1,436 1,250 5(i,45D 47,737 23,311 65.091 18,145 . 18,531 27,895 24,822 21,075 25,360 24,233 .27,045 23,809 13,149 Bootleggers Denied View of Old Fort WASHINGTON , (UP) Jailed Slyrna Loy, above, and Warner n the .cast winds up by being klll- ^d oif In the last live minutes; even f the story winds from the fantas- lically comic lo the super-roman- .ic to the tragic—slill and all, this ooks like big Im-ofllcc. Not a thrill is overlooked and the (ale rambles through laughs to chills across (he spine. Four Darlnj Hovers Bui gel a terse slant at the story —if it's ix>ssib!e to outline this involved story. In the Foreign Legion are four "bums"—each from a different land. Not one of them cares whether he lives or dies. Each is running away from something in only to receive more kicks from their commander. In the end Ihey are back In Paris, being decorated, when Baxter sees in the grandstand the siren out of his pastr-llic very Myrna Loy who was the super-spy in war days. Then his sVory comes out. He had trusted her with his secrets and she had betrayed him and he had been stripped of his ruiik. He years to avenge the wrong that made him a bitter wanderer of lhe earth. He tries later to strangle her and, with his three comrades, becomes a fugitive. Turn Sheiks , They flee to the desert, organize a native tribe and—enter the shclk motif—lake on the habiliments of the nomads. They dream of a desert, empire In which they will be free souls again. But circumstances force them to the past and has become a drunk- ; attack the very legion from which en, colorful rover In Ihe process. l! llc V luive escaped. They are starv- And, beinE treated as scum of the earth, a D'Artagnan fraternity • <lay. Hul nil four coinriides die —ami so does the vlllalncss. lli'fore expires, she puts a bullet tlnuit;;h the hero., 'I'liun, tlnills and n story that i>< Vm on the edge ot seaU In other words—according to this re»i-i'.s way of thinking—spell- iliiu; screen stuff, which prcicnds no n-.ison for credibility. And a iiU-e job of directing on the pint ol "'"In Fleming. 20 men, 67 workmen hnrd at work. Inquiry revealed ' Hint 31 unemployed men hail brought their picks and shovels lo the dltoh that, mor- Jilng and had slnrlcd work. So nma/cd was the superlulond- » bzrown men. But when surrender grows among them. They are not | s nt hand, the old commander spits allowed to join the legion when j,j s viudtcllvcs In the face of Bax- battle pencls; so they escape and go anyway. They arc given a fortress to blow up: an assignment meaning almost certain death and though they come out alive, it's Unemployed Oklahomans Go to Work Unsolicited OKLAHOMA CITY, (1J1>)—Tom fii'i'So, piyiliiclion • supwinlendcn; of II:..' J'lnlns Petroleum Company, was 20' minutes late to work iv u-iuly. Hmrledly, he drove up to I) ditch ULI:UT const i uu'.Ion near one of his nsiipjiiy's oil wells in tho south Oklahoma City field. Ho expirled lo .n- his crew r.f 20 men working cu .1 260 loot ditrli loitering. "Tlih can't be our ditch," he ex- dalmrd when he MIW half of the cli'.ch rcmpleljil and the excavation .. chest COLDS cnt tliat ho called, tlio men to the office and gave each ol the 37 men a 10 dollar bill. . i:. • Man-lint Won't C'hanre Name MIDDLLTOWN, Conn., (UP) — When a Clinton woman, marries her owain she wilt not h»te t< change her n»me. Clwenpe W. Swtia ol Norwich hi» »ppu>4 her* for llccnK to wed Ml» Maude LU- liin Swain, • • .i Bead Courier News Want 'A Buy ii home now, while the price is ; low. Conditions will surely get better. The'price of real estate in anil around Hlytheville will not remain as low as lit the present time, • Investment NOW will guarantee you profit in the future. l,ut us sliow you solnc, down lo Hie minute vnlues, with the terms to suit the purchaser.' [' W. M. Burns Agency Phone 243 HOUSEWIVES WHO WANT Tw BEST they ap- dramas and gang thrillers and re- shows and rejiggered over l-'t McIIcnry, which inspired I ° Francis Scott Key to write "The I Recently there has been an effort Star Spans'odi Ecnner." | to S el outdoors again, even to the The jiiEtlre Department has an- • exlent of rehashing all the old wild nninccd abandonment of plans to j west thrillers of the Bill Hart viiv convert the old immlgratkn de- i ta ee- Most of these proved slightly tcntion station which adjoins the ' v '' 0 " 1 b ? tlmc - Bllt " Bil| y " fort into a prison for violators of! - allft Big Trail." in particular. federal laws jcame along with pageantry and ac- Public Opinion rcrontoi the claim j ^"^ M& ^,C or lhc government that the local | ™^.%£$ , ^arade""nd in^ jails were too uncomfortable and | , ar favorite5 0[ \ hf , i]ent not a suitable social environment j (or a federal prisoner. I Ohl-Time Thrilltr Tro Ju.'tice Dcparunent ruefully air.unccd in -its formal statement that "as a.result of obstacles" and '.'opposition of people, of Meanwhile, whatever became of the sheik? And the French. Foreign Legion? Just wait and see! For around :-MarylandMhe-plan-has bcerLat>an i .l!'c_cornerJs i .comins a/'ox feature, duned. "Renegades." with Warner Baxter . ... in the lead and Myrna Loy as the The three Parisian newspapers i connsistcnt villainess. And if you've having the largest circulations arc: j come to the conclusion that old- Lr Pctil Parislcn, 1,700,000; Lc i fashioned, dime-novel thrills are Journal, l.MO.OOO, and Le Matin, [dead, you're quile wrong. 1,050,211. Even if everyone of importance; gllns ni f avor 0 [ ifm c d ivilh norspirhig men •- the old French fatherland and wins Hi- found instead of his crew of again tomorrow FREE sacks of Whitewater Kose Flour will be t'iven ttwtiy lit the* City Hull Auditorium. Attend these FREE lectures each day. Used in the Courier News Cooking School Don't Miss Courier News Big Cooking School ways to serve more appetizing, more delicious meat dishes: JL Attend the Cooking School and get Mrs. Dougan's tested recipes. 0 - £ Insist upon Ever-Good slo- i?i>t>i7t cured, hickory-smoked hams 14 K &k- and bacon. 10 Cups Evcr-Gnod Cllili 10 Iloxcs Evcr-Gobd Sau Products of Memphis Packing Corp. Memphis, Tenn taste-tempting ... everywhere women congregate they about the Wonderful results obtained with WHITEWATER ROSE FLOUR Whitewater Flour was chosen two years in succession by llic Courier News Domestic Science lecturers . . . there must Ije ;i reason. When you use Whitewater Rose Flour in your Laking you have established a foundation thai makes every venture a triumph, barring accidents or carelessness on ihe part of the cook. The firm, wholesome wheat from which Whitewater Kose flour is nulled, the smooth, velvety texture insures perfect baking results. at good grocers everywhere MERCHANTS GROCER CO. Distributors~-Bliitheville, Ark-

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