The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 1, 1936 · Page 26
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 26

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SEOTION.-C _.BLYTIlEyiLLB,. (Al^K,) .COURIER'.NEWS County's Waters Still Hold Fish-and Here's Proof ___^ rtr , r __ _ p \VEDNESDAY.\JULY 1, 1936 Anglers Stil! Find Plenty -of Sport Despite Drain- '.{ige Program Listed among Mississippi county's natural advantages are its numerous lakes and streams which affjrd year around pleasure to th£ hundreds, of residents to whom lismng Is a major sport. jtlthouglv drainage, ditches built itirrccent years have dr.no away wljh m»ny of tho favoritft fishing pljres at two or three decades ago, tbj* county retains inpro than Us shire ct good fishing water and * ^onjtant Increase In the numbs* of unglcrs suggests that this Ktllon still lias considerable lo of&r In tills sort of sporl Among tho most popular fish- li^ grounds nro the ditches, bijaks artd chutes which arc tributaries 16 Big Lnke, and In the wjters of the lake proper. Mllls B*you, Ai morel, Flynl Bend, But- fiOP Creek, LHllo River, Blue Hole aiitt many othcf bodies of water are favorite haunts', of the coim- tJJ! fishermen. They annually yield aa Inestimable number of game fish such as black bass, crapple, hjtam, striped bass nnd catfish a£ well as tons of cArp, buff»)o, dtuin and other lough .spe- ctcs. Tlie county has approximately 1100 mile's of draln&gd Bitches, s>ie, ai which about 300 miles of- tK good bass fishing nt certain tyiies of the year. $ Dams Help Big Lake *J,ess titan a year ago the fuline Armorcl Lake, p. Ini-je bcdy of water located six miles cast, of Blytheville, Is shown In the above view, The picture nctually shows only a F.mll portion of the lake, which is frequented by hundreds of anglers ihc year nround. A scene nt Mills Bayou, iccatcd near Ihe Mississippi river a shcrt distance northeast ol Luxora, Is shown in the ton picture. Restocked by the annual spring rises In the river this Is OIK- ol the county's most popular Uniting places. , In lite lower picture, Bill Malln and 15arl DKkloy exhibit. of- Big Lake as a fishing paiadlse was seriously (lircalciled because "" """ """•' I"""—- "••• " oj. Improved dialiingo rondltlons, i siring of 18 crappie, the 1 results ol a lew hours iSshlng nt Mill bjit (ho government erected dams, Bayou recently. •both in-the fioodway-niid In tho ' l«e, Which have diverted the \vn- tjr Into the lake bed and helped njftinlatn a more constant water Ificl, pioUdlng spawning and fading grounds for ash life. The rfcult has been an llnpiovcincnt in fishing conditions there Hits year and It is apparent that this Improvement 'will continue, i One body of water which seems certain to continue to provldo plenty of g«m6 fish Is Mills Biiyoli, located a short distance from the Mississippi tivcr near AShpoil. it receives a fresh stock of fish each yeai as. It Is subject K> the spring overflow from the river, and It is nfler the rlvei recedes and the wale"r clears each spring ih&i the gieatcst number of anglers descend on its banks This is similar to Blue Hole near Wlson, which Is also restocked by wf ''I'. 6 , 1 '' f"' 1 . vU l i( ! h ls 'w popu-1 Onc of the dams constructed lo maintain a more constant, water conditions in Ihc lake is nnd when all types of artificial According to Dr. w. j. Hum- cubic miles of Ice oh Greenland plircys, of the u. S. Weather Bu- tho Antarctic conlliieiit, and Ice rcnii, ihcrc are about four million land. ,, • ,<| g |'J| PILGRIMS THE SEIIEJ_5 WE Special Train Will Leave Washington for Little Rock on July 2 LITTLE ROCK—On July 4 over 100 Arkansans now living in tlic East will have 'completed a memorial pilgrimage from Washing- ion, D. 0., in an air-condltloned special train over approximately the same route that Ambrose H. fc'cvier, congressional delegate from Ihe Territory ol Arkansaw, traveled in dralty stage coachu 100 years On July 4, 1836, Mr. Ssvlcr arrived in UHic Rock, in the early evening, 'tired and dusty from lit? overland trip. He wns enthusiastically greeted by the citizens of Little Rock, for he had just suc- ceeded in puttlngVlirough Congress the signed bill for Arkansas' ad- nilsslw to statehood, lie was given a torchlight procession and an impromptu banquet. On July 2, following their fa- Jnous prsdccensor's rc>itc. former Arkansans will board a special (rain in Washington, D. c, arriving in Little R6ek the next day: Their time of arrival will allow them ample lime to board other trains for their own counties ol residence where they will attend CeiUeJinial homecomings. Fishing, boating, swimming and sporting facilities of all towns and cities throughout Arkansas will be taxed lo cajwcity during the day. Spectacular fireworms displays have been planned for the night of July 4 at major points. The "Memorial pilgrims" will Jcnvc Little Rock within a 15-day licricd to return to I'nc East, for the reduced romid-lriii tickets have been issued for a two week period. The name of "Aaron's beard" is applied to the rose of Sharon, the smoke tree, St. John's wort, and Chinese saxifrage. ijnles enst of BIyllmille, 15' Jo- Jjled too far from the rher to ' '. " « benefittcd by the spflng ova- ber and'January winds nro re-11 Jf.U^ D 'J L t T ^atef ^Z^ S£ "T r C T SOtthCSe ^'l N ,I.«^^ -MW- '«. »-'" «-* eiloUBh nsh life within its banks c '°' C ?f c n pnn ri5 "' ^OUIUy IS liearly 06 tn£S oallg i,t, m the Slate Line W keep the anglers Interested. *ishermeii are more fortunate _.. . , . „„.,,., Dr »Occasionally a [arge number Of than. hunters In that they are °» c of "><= oldest Mbstelppi p „, fSC ^ , W , , Rg ° .\,°' Jhgtrllngs which have been sav- permilled to follow their ywrl j """^ ™M*te. who was born Paul L ' T|I! c "' local s l» rls » lan -^ Phced <Ir i^fbe di ± S h a , I if Ih0l f 3 lhm '^ mi lllc »""»•. «««Pt «>• " " CrC ' l? ""• Al " nm " 1 anb "' Wh 4 -^^^Ll b -^ JOS*,**?.** b^, lo EMny HBMh J8 to ! ; ,,, te B3 ypnre 01( , CB D eceniberr wc( , lnke nn( , ^ ., Scgllln when bass arc protcclcd | -^ ^ | ,, r? m(m , C(1 llc ,, a([w ' ship lasting two hours. Wcdlake and Miss Seguiti met for the first lime nt Twcnltci'i< Century Llb- • - --"• 6 i^...vi >• ....u,.u uiij ivjnILLIUII UMI:|JL ernl Association convciitlon here >i,»i '"-QMtnl the bajous and that of size and bag limit. All „„„,, — *- Two hours lalcr they were mar- V 11 ". 1 ? ™H»S the summer crappie over six-inches In length _r! IAWA > Out. (Up)-Jolm K. rtal. Jionths but as a rule tho most may be retained nnd a daily catch ««siraDle periods for tlte sport nro of ten is allowed. The. bag limit Wiring Ihe early spring and In an bream Is 20 per day, but-no -i £ il mon "2 s ' During the win- fisherman is' allowed an aggregate - uiere are few bass and bream of more 'than SO, dl all. spcclcs.of raught, but crappie seem to favor game fish per day. The size-limit Cold neather and those who are of ten inches-is in: effect on black Hardy enough to brave Ihc Dccem-i bass. maintain its game fish' slock, j Fall and Spring Best i In this county there are probably more people who enjoy Ihe »Diy more people who enjoy Ihe bait arc prohibited. The bait < llu 'Shter of Mr. nnd Mrs. David Sport of fishing during tho course fisherman, however, may continue MclK 6 C1 '' Her entire life has been <Jf n year than participate In any Ills quest lor other species of lish s p cnt ftt llor birthplace and Bly- olhcr sport Of course the greater without any restriction except lllevillc number frequent the basons and that of si™ nuri imn iimii. AH — — Serving Blytheville Since 1911 Although the history ol this firm dates from 1011, cut o\vn participation In the growth of the Blythevlllc business district Covers a period cf 31 years.' Since 1002 we have betH connected with the business lile of tlia to«n miking us cilc 0 ; 1(5 |)Ui( ,,. l ac , |V( , liiCiCiisnts. V/e arc prcud to say that during these years »e have tult a reputation for lair dealing • and good service. Electric, Refrigerators - Radios - Gift (iootls Musical Instruments - Office Supplies Books and Stationary Located in the Ingram - ARKANSAS MADE TOR ARKANSAS TRADE . W. J. Wundedich AGENT FOR LION KNIX-KNOX GASOLINE PHON1-; '201 - BLYTHEV1LLK, AUK. M Years of Reputable . Service to Tins Community JOHN BUCHANAN "My Coal Is Black— Bid I Treat You White Goal-Kindling and Transfer Service Phone 107 If yoti sen-oil in Ihc .World War you belong in Hie Anivriciir Mississippi County's Favorite Coffee For More Than 8 Years Roasted, Ground '& Packed by Central Coffee Co. Blytheville, Ark. INSURE

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