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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 12, 1938
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/SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 1038 BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS Garbo In Many Roles Continually Keeps Barrier Between And Public Strong Herself Tills is the .second of lu'o .slur- ifs ou the life anil loves of (irela J»Y l'Al/1, tlARKlKO.V KA Krrvlce Hlulf CoriTsnuiuluil HOLLYWOOD, Mnn.-li 12. — Ln „ /nna inisieiiosa. That is what (I ( »a!ivfs du-islenwl the queenly UK- ure tiny saw striding over tiie >iil) paths at Havcllo. And a "mysterious tuily" she is ICday in (he Idyll tliat'k br-Jn» played behind the walls of Villa Cimbrone. Were Leopold Slokuw- ski and Greta Garbo married in some obscure European country be fore meeting at Ravello? Some ol their friends think so. On the contrary, there ore rumors that thtv are not yet. married, but will IK Garbo remains mysterious icdav just as .she was when, almost It) year.s ago, slie went across ttie border lo a little Mexican town, ostensibly to marry John Gilbeit ' Exactly what happened there, nobody knows. Nobody but Garbo, that is, for Gilbert is dead. Uut somehow, at the high point of the most-talked 7 or romance of the decade, Garbo drew back, eluded Gilbert, hid out on him, and finally flagged a train and came back to California—alone. Romance Washed Out __.. Less than a month later Gilbut t was married to Ina Claire, Broa-i- V way slagc star. But this was a .short-lived romance. Later rumors persisted in connecting John and Greta, .although this was perhaps grounded as much in wishful thinking on the part of "their public" as in solid fact. It is quite true, however, that Garbo continued to be very fony of Gilbert, and in her infrequent interviews spoke of him in mi, highest terms. More indicative still is Hie /act that when she came to produce Queen Christina, she insisted in Jack Gilbert as her leading man at a time when her own fame and prestige had definitely eclipsed his. From this time on, Garbo retreated more and more into seclusion, and the character of the Sphinx-woman of thc screen was chrystalized. Didn't Like.'fEm Young She was reported as going about freqiieiltjy'-'wlQi Max Ginnpel,' a i Swedish engineer. She met and was ^''ported much interested in Prince Sigurd, son of Crown Piince Guslav of Sweden, but all these rumors were quickly denied. In fact, one interviewer who qtiestioned her about the Prince Sigurd minor quoted her as saying: "I don't play around wiih kids!" , Again she was reported engaged to William Soeren.sen, a Swedish financier, but nothing came of that, either, except a quotation attributed to;Gnrbo that "I nm never going 10 marry!" Fnler IMaruoulian It was after her return that Garbo fans got their biggest romantic thrill after the Gilbert attachment. Observant hotel-keepers during- January of 1934 thought they recognized a queenly figure which swept through various Ari- •/ona towns as being someone other than the "Miss Jones" and "Miss siown" who registered. She was •OURIEft NEWS Will They Accept Wage Cut? IMOtfiamm •- (iccompanied by a man who was '.toon recognized as Reuben Ma- inoiiliaii, Garbo's director at that lime. To Grand Canyon, and through the Arizona mountains went the car carrying the two vacationers, no longer as care-free as they hac! started out. For as identification of both became clear, curiosity dogged their footsteps closely throughout the 'remainder of the expedition. Rumors of an elopement and impending marriage again failed to jell, ficnrge Brent Next \ In fact there is considerable doubt about the degree of romantic attachment between Gaibo and the bespectacled director from Tiflls, Caucasia. Ocorge Brent, her next leading man, became close friends with Sarbo, and there were the usual tomantic rumors. Brent, a gay, ,'rrespressible Irishman with no awe of the Gabo legend, is believed to have done much to produce the change in Garbo that began to be apparent last year—a gayer, more human figure than the cold automaton and recluse. Everyone about the movie lots noticed the change. But in the meantime, a new interest came into Garbo's life. Leopold Stokowski Is not only a great, but an unusual musician. Conductor of the Philadelphia Symphony, he has also been interested in improvements In the recording and broadcasting of music, and in coin- drew Stokowski to it. He was the first conductor of a great sym phony to make a talkie, again re . t was while in Hollywood Hint he t Greta Oarbo. Divorce Cleared thc Way Soon they were being seen to- v..vj «~.~ —,. to ovv... iv- .->iuifu in a. snea at the rear nt gclher at night clubs and concerts, home were stolen Tht. rnai Humors, long current, of Stokow- the family's sole sunolv ' ski's separation from his second . wife, grew stronger. Ills first wife Head Courier News Want Ads 1938, Garbo today. hnd heen Olga Samaroff, concert pianist. Late last year Mrs. Stokowski .established residence at Reno, and on Dec. 2 the divorce was granted. . A few days later Garbo sailed for Sweden for the Christmas holidays. In early February Stokowski .sailed for the Mediterranean, but not before both hart denied any romance or any intention to marry, both insisting that [heir careers came first. "We are only friends," said Garbo as lhe Oripshohn sailed. "And nil this gossip is idiotic." "I am noc going to remarry," Stokowski had said after the divorce. "My plans nre for work." Then, in the ancient white- walled villa on the .sunny shore, they met. And fragmentary reports cf the distinguished-looking gray- haired man and "la donna mis- leriosa" tillering out from the closed confines of thc villa lell of a liastornl idyll shared by Iwo great artists. Has love come at last to Greta Garbo? Thc white walls of Villa Cimbrone have not yet given forth an answer. Continued from pa°e 1 market were closed. Some banks here and in the provinces were closed. Nav.i authorities began confiscating foreign newspapers which, contained "false" reports regarding Austria. 300 Tanks Lead Way receded by 300 tanks, a large force of German troops entered Salzburg this movning. They were received jubilantly by the population. The commando of the Austrian Salzburg garrison called on the German commander. General Kribel. and placed the garrison under his ordere so that the garrison was now considered German. Announcement that Adolf Hitler would visit the city aroused the wildest enthusiasm. Huge crowds made pilgrimages lo the suburbs of Wnlsenberg to see the German troops. Civilians and soldiers embraced them, singing German anthems. H was announced the schools would be closed until Tuesday for the celebration. County A.A.A. Members To Meet Monday Night Members of the Arkansas Automobile club who reside in Mississippi county have been asked to meet at lhe city hall Monday night when lhe formation of the Mississippi County Division of the been will be completed, it has announced by James H. Rh'ync, president or the state group. The meeting has been called for seven o'clock in lhe Chamber of comaierce room. After the organization is completed, nominations will be suggested for the eastern Arkansas directors of thc state-wide club, to be elected at thc annual meeting in April, and activities to be undertaken by tiie state will also be suggested. Plans for organizing the county group were made several months ngo after, a quota of members group uiuiimiiauns ui music, ano: in com- "& u iiut'i. a quuca ol members posing. In fact, it Is believed to be was obtained. The headquarters the fact that Richard Wagner once for l " e district from West Mem- occupied the Villa Cimbrone that !>his to " 1C Missouri stale line is .Irfitir Rt^V-nn-cV-i tft il Ha „•„- IK- tO CC at tile HOtPl Nnhl.-k !,«-„ Hotel Noble here. Ordered lo Fly Swastika WASHINGTON, Mar. M. (UP) —Austrian Minister Edgar L. G. Prochnik received orders from the foreign office in Vienna today to fly the swastika flag alongside" the Austrian (lag on the legation. Thc minister said the swastika will be flown as soon as obtained. (Conllnur-d Prom Pane n will probably be made Involving .some reduction in hourly rates. First of these is the fact that Goodrlch flatly says it will withdraw another thlrdi of Us tire- making from Akron if .something Is nut done. One-llilrd hns already tjono elsewhere. Neither of Ciooil- rlcli's biggest competitors iiuike-i more than » third of its iln\s in Akron, Another is the threat of even further decc-nlrnlbintlon uf thn rubber and tire business, which ,'20 years ago, sjiccded up since 1S29, und reached a feverish pace in the past two years, with Uoodrldi opening a nciv plant nt ouks, Pa., plre- stonc a new one at Memphis, Tcnn., and Goodyear at Jackson, Mich., (luring 1937. Further pressure on Die union ootne.s from its own members, many of whom reason like, this; "Before Ihe Hilton caicie. wages were lower but there was work; we made more money then. Now we have the union, and high hourly \vnge.s. but Ihere Is no work. I ciiii'l sec whore It's gotten me anything." Union Membership Itnlmi'.il There are rumors of re-cslahllsh- ment ol 'an Independent union at Goodyear on thc foundations of the old dismantled "cotnpnny union" which was begun shortly after the World war, but had to he abandoned under present labor laws. An American Labor League local starl- ed late last year at Goodrlcli. The 75,000 members of thc UilWA proudly announced In midsummer 1937, by President S. II. Ualrymplc of the ORWA. have been sadly reduced by the business slump, the loss of 10,000 Jobs in Akron, and corresponding loss of regular dues pay menu. Akron views the present showdown nervously, but almost with relief, it has been coming for so long. Gradually production has been slipping away from this high- wage-rate city to others where the workers earned less. The union, which succeeded in raising hourly rates here to ninong the highest In the country, has generally failed to bring competing cities into line. Showdown Coming The companies have been quick lo seize and hold the advantages of lower wages and absence of labor' union pressure in such cities. •• The events of 1837 .showed lion- big new Industrial unions act while production and prices are constantly rising. The present conferences over the Goodrii-h system are being | watched as a weather-vane lo see ! how they behave under the reverse conditions, curtailed production and a falling price structure. Thirty Nine Enroll In WPA Business School There are now 3D women nml girls enrolled In Ihe WPA businrss .school, conducted by Mrs. L. M. Biirnette, at her home at 1010 West Hearn street, where classes In typewriting, shorthand and bookkeeping are held daily, and at night twice a week. Thb present enrollment is a capacity one but new students will be accepted as others drop out. Wiien the school was first starlet! as a government project in the fall of 1935, (here were 80 enrolled when a regular high school course was given. iStudents who arc financially able pay one dollar monthly for current expenses but tuition is free, and n<J charge is made for current expenses if the student is unable to pay. Ohioan Active at 82, Changed Jobs When 60 CANTON. 0.,(OP)-A second life began at GO for 82-year-old Edward A. zinninger who, after 41 years as a teacher in the Haiilin and Slark county rural schools, became stationery and supplies storekeeper at a manufacturing company. He has no thought of retiring. He says he owes his position to thc fact he is able to keep down thc overhead in his department. Zin- ninge.' works 44 hours a week and credits a temperate life for his good health. He is an abstainer from tobacco and intoxicating liquors. "Meanest Thief" Takes Coal vral'lng'hls'progressive "mind!" And n ^P" B ™PORD. Mass. <UP)_A 11 ™»«: ».hn» („ HnllvvL-^rf ii,, t h. new candidate for the title of e o • meanest thief" was unearthed here when ocorge Martin reported to police that three bushel* of coal stored in a shed at the rear of his Negro Bicycle Thieves Sent To Reform School Alfred Botelie, 12, and Charles Bedford, 14, negro lads who confessed lo stealing two bicycles from the Chester Caldwell res! ncncc nt 900 Chickasawba Friday night, were taken lo the state reform school for negroes yes lerday. Arch Lindscy, deputy sheriff ac companied lhe boys. Two Sets of Twins Born To Family Within Year than PROVIDENCE, R I. (UP) tlic second time in less H)a year, Mrs. Mary Oarvey, 23 cauie the mother of twins ' newcomers, a boy and a girl torn just 51 weeks after the twins. Tlielr father Jack, 24 chemicals salesman, ' ' -For be The were •flrst Is a Rubber waiters like these, employed on Akran lire production lines .such as slioivn above, must mnkc the decision which may allect all nmonknlion in muss production Industrie*-whether (o stand put on their high hourly wagi's. or to accept reductions which factories demand us a condition lo keeping iheir production In Akran Blyllieville School News Linney School Honor Roll Includes 23 Twenty three students in the Linney school made the honor roll for the sixth month of the semester. They were: First Grade: Wander Lee Harmon, Elvir Talur.s. Beatrice Grehan. and Junior uostic. Second Grade: Imogcne Bostic. Dorothy Ann Girdly. Third grade: Marion Harmon. J. D. Bostic. Fourth grade: Rebecca Isloeker Wlltiw Nell Whltehcad, A. D. Ray. Fifth grade: Leland Ledbelter. Francis Hargo, Martha Amer Hunt. Sixth grade: Paul Dagger, Harold Gene Girdly, Cleda Blocker, Lovectit Whitehead. Merrel Gene Hays. Eighth grade: Harry Duir Johnson. Wanda Kizcr, Gatha Mac Luf- ten, Sylva Cook. Local Youth Enlists In United States Navy LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Mar. 12.— Thomas W. Patterson, son of G. W. Patterson, 412 N. Ninth street, Bly- thcville. Ark., enlisted as an apprentice seaman in the United stales nivy on March 11. Patterson has been transferred to the naval training station at San Die^o. Calif, for three months recruit training. Some Korea millers still grind grain by the ancient "seesaw" method. Put in a slonc basin beneath a wood club attached to a lone plonk, the grain Is pulverized when Ihe miller stands on tne other end of the plank, which is is fulci-umed on an axle, and leaps into the air by grasping a rope, CKNTItAI, SCHOOL Thc llrsl and second grades gave n jirogrum last week on tlielr unit of; work "The Post -Office." 'Miss Turner svas presented wild the class book made by lhe children during Ihe study of this .subject. •Nineteen visltor.i: allcndcd their program. The pupils' of j l|ic •:, third umde held their -rcglilnr chib mcclint; last week with the new president, Oeralcl lilomeyer presiding. The following- program was given: Song, "Georee Washinglon" by the class; play, "The Cherry Troe Hero", Unn Cnlchvcll, Gerald Hlo- meycr, .John White. Cliarlcs Leg- Belt, Arthur Bickersluif; story, "The mile cook's Reward", Joan Campbell, niiix' about a?orgs> Wasliinglon. by tin- cluss. The third grade also had ciian;c of the assembly progiiiiit Inst week and .some of thc group presentril the play "Snow White und lhe Seven Dwarfs", and Peggy Mc- Miillin played n piano .solo. The following mothers came for assembly: Mrs. White, Mrs. Oalcs, Mrs Caldwell. ^fls. Gatnes, Mre. Wood Mrs. Woodson. The firth grade completed their reading tests last week with the following results: One third of the class ranked above their grade in reading ability, O ne ihli'd ranked about as they should at this lime, ntul one third ranked below Ihelr grade standard. The children were asked to take these tests home for the parents' inspection .so that, they can cooperate in remedial work in case of low rank. The following pupils were tin; highest in rank: Irene Fitzgerald, Harry Ray Brooks, Ann Dillntntnty. This class will be heard In the KLCN spelling match Wednesday afternoon, contestants to be chosen in a room contest before that time. 'J"he entire student body of Central School went to the City "all last Thursday to see ''Hansel and Grctel" given by a company ol Marionette producers. The fourth grade had a luncheon last Thursday. They planned their menu and made a trip to the grocery for supplies on the afternoon, before. Some of the mothers helped with the preparation ol food but mast of it was clone by the children themselves at school. Placecards were made and a Ion? table attractively arranged. Miss Turner was a guest. The fame afternoon Ihe fourth grade gave a program of choral reading over KLCN. HIGH SCHOOL NKWS Gives I'lay In French The French 1A class presented a program in French nt thc . nsscm . bly, Thursday. Thc class gave a short play, "La Lecon FrancaLse," The play was concluded by the entire class singing "La Marseillaise." WH. whoever borrowed my Emily I'Ost ''Ellquelie" book please return H? Maurwn King Norrl s Courier Those taking part In the program were; Eliilne Anderson, Margin-el Jalio Acton, Anlln Faye Beck. Churchill Buck, Jerry Cohen, Doris Dclk, Howard Frlsby, Irene Johnson. Billic Luggrll, Mary Ann Nabers. Delores 1'salmonds, llnrold Uosi'iHhal, Mury Adah Robinson, Joyce Homers, Jimnlln Sample, Elolsi! Rnnicy, Gloria Mnrllii, Amy Until Morris. • ."'-.. *••'-« , iUisncr flayers - i I'rt.'i'iil "I'ortuiipji" ' ! ' .' "I'ortnnra" was Ihe play presented lit the Ulythcivllle .high school building Friday, March 4, by the Misner players. T'oi 1 Severn] years n company of players under Ihe direction of Ernest liiiymoml Misner Ims pro- si'iilrd one nr more jiluys for the hli;h school .stutliinUs. Kuril year (lie repeloire hns Included n Hlmkrapriimin piny, but tills yrnr Ihi 1 players were unable lo roimiln K I'liDiiRh to Klvi! u second per- fiirinnnfc. Chili Mci-K- Tlie Science Club met Thur*l«y. The fdllowlnn program wns tiviin: u report by Clinrlyn Mcl.eod, un iJipiTlniriit by C. O. McKec. und » report on silk and Us snhslllulf.s liy CuriiK'l Clune. Alli'inK Jtaillo Conffreiicc Mlwi 1 Mury ilaln lias returnod fi'Hin I lie Koutlm'.sl, Ilndlo Kduca- llon Confc'ienco held In Norinun Olilu.. Muroh 4 mid i. The pnvixisc of fills rontweiu'c uns ID dlM'iis.s radio as :i nii'iins ol iiilon In hlKh sclnxil.s and c:nl- leges. The fonriwjiw included tnlk.s by n r . K. 0, Mnbln from the University tit Iowa; Dr. Clarrctt II. l.m'iton of Northwestern Unlvcr- sily; Di 1 . Joseph \v. Liu; from K. T, O. K.; iiiul Mr, William N. Itol)of. the Columlila llroadcaslini! Niillonul Ilininr Sni-iclv Sndfiy llu\ Limi'lK'nn" Mcmber.s «f the NiHIoiinl Hiiiirir Soclifly ini'L Tlnu-sduy, at mjon m (he home woninnli; nolliixe lor a liuicheini inneiliiB. The new mem- Ijois rcfclvcd « nKic-k iiiltlatlim. wliieh wus followed by 11 ulmrl business nieclliiK In whlfh entili's for (ho (ll.strlet meet were discussed. Students of tile liomu economics depurtnu'iil, inuler Iho Ku|iervls)on nf Mls.s ciriico I'heliis, served lunch to the memliciH of the national honor .society, TJioso present were Nfdra Derrymnn, K. M. Terry, Jr,, •lorry Cohen, Tliomas Spay, Joyce Soiuers, Hillie U'Kgclt, new uiein- licrs; llonnlc Jean Biicliaiiun, Sue iiiiinuy. Wlnniri-cd Cru'wfoid, 1'al- rlcln Wootl, Sam Evriird, Mnrjorlc Wnrren, raitiilmUi iluxter, llctly Lbeiclt. Mmlaii Tompkins, old mcmum; Miss Kosn Hai-ily, pi-ln- elpul, and Mrs. Georne I'ulmer, S|»nsoi-. * » i 'rciiehi'.s Slmly t'Diirsc A study course for members in the I'urciit-Tcncher ussoclnilon ol Ilia elementnry gniues-ls belHK held In the Home Economics CoUnge, each Monday niuht, at 1:110. will! Miss arnce I'lielps as Instructor. Thc course .selected deals with "Family Relationships." The group hns studied Iho topics nf "Maintaining n Successful Family" and "Emotional Uehnvlor of Yoiniif children," A .similar course will begin lor the Junior-Senior Hl(jh Parent- Teacher Association Wednesday afternoon, at Its regular meeting. The members of this group will study "I'roWems of Adolescents." • • • •)••,.,. Present!) llnillo Program "Furin Accidents" was tiie topic for the broadcast given by the ug- rlciillure fJ«&s Satiirdny, Mmch 5, under the leadership of Freeman Itolilnson, over Ihe radio station KLCN. The iirogrnni consisted or a SOUK by Troy Whittnkcr; harmonica .solos by Charles Dunn and F. I L,i Lamjley; "Farm Machine HuwmlVsby F, [,. Lunglcy; "What to do, In 'Case of an Accident" by Carl Hughes; • n talk on ••Electricity" by", Johnny ••;, Young; and "Sanitation". byi'Jamcs Cb/.art,. This is the Illli program 1 given JPAGE! ,,/- bylliesu toys, Next Saturday, the Manila clmnlcr program may he heard over the same station. ' A program of this type may be lii'iird every Saturday morning at ll:l)r> a. m. • , • • Clans I'rownls Interview "An interview with Shakespeare' wus presented In assembly Monday by five iiieitiliirs of the English 2A clans. Trosc participating In tin; Interview were: c 1 . Uodson, Lloyd Plornmn, UiiSKell Parr, Jeanne-Af- liiek ,11111! Mildred Muir. 10 Reasons for Continuing Your Membership In the American Legion 1. PEACE-TIME SERVICE—Tlic blue and gold button of The American legion testifies honorable service for God and country In war, and service to community, state ami imlloii hi time of pence. 2. REHABILITATION-You arc making It possible tn attain our objective of every disabled ex-service man and his dependents to be taken care of by our government. 3. CHILD WELFARE—By belonging you are helping to carry out the great Child Welfare program thnt the Legion Is sponsoring. •1. AMERICANISM—You are backing the greatest principles of Americanism by combating- un-American principles, supporting patriotic education among the children and our citizens and making our communities better places in which to live. 5. JUNIOR EDUCATION-You will help teach sporls- . mansblp anil higher Ideals to, thci youth of America through, the Legion Jitnipr Baseball, -Boy Scout Ora- loiical Contests ft ml School Medal Awards program. 6. NATIONAL DEFENSE—Yon will help in the Legion's great National Defense program for adequate national protection and through co-opcratfon with the R. O. T. C. and C. M. T. C. programs. 7. LEGISLATION—Practically every piece of legislation beneficial to ex-service men has found The American Legion right behind It. The success of the cnlire legislative program of the Ixgion depends upon early and complete re-enrollment. 8. NON-PARTISANStnp-You will becor.ic r, member of the most democratic organization in the world. No rank tn the Legion, no race, no creed. Honorable discharge and service during the World War, the only requirements. <). COMRADESHIP—You join up will) a real outfit of he-men who served side by side with you, through thick and thin; whether you were a millionaire or not, you were tlielr buddy, friendships made on the battlefield' and In the sen-Ice endure. Friendships made in The American Legion likewise endure. 10. ORdANtZATroN-Indlvidually, yon anil I can do llltlc: collectively, In the u,380 posts, with a million members, we can accomplish anything that is worllvy. Kciur hundred and fifteen lives wore last In the Dnylon, O., /lend, wlildi umiiTMl In March, UJn. Hverylhliig for your enter talnment urn} comfort, Aduilssloii Mallni'o lOe & 2Ce Adml.wlon Night Ilk & 30c Watch Society Page Of Courier News For Free Show Guests SATURDAY 'Hopalong Rides Again* willi \Villhiin Hoyrl, 'O'corjrc Hayes, llussoll Hdvilfti und Hurry-Worth. :.,.'•• Also i-;ii-|n<m mid serial "Mysterious 1'ltnt" with Citplittn FrunU-' Ifaukrs. Continuous showing. Admission till fi p.m. 10c & . 2(io Admission after 5 p.m. is ( \ & ;iii> Sunday - Monday a.AV:uh' ™m»a Ailinjoiu's! Howl witli Finny Bilce and other Jun-irar»! li's R HJot! J U B Y GARLAND F»NNY •WB RCGMAtO'OMtlH 8IUIE "BURKE flEGINAlD DiiKinjIi* EDWIN L.MAHIN GMHJINER ~ Also Paramount News & Selected Shnrts. Continuous 'showing; Sim. 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