The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 26, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 26, 1949
Page 5
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TUESDAY, JULY 26, BLYTHEVTLLE (ARKJ COURIER KZW* PAOB nvs Agencies Divided On Water Survey Engineers, Budget ~ Bureau for Ir; Three Departments Oppose WASHINGTON, July 26— (A')— Government departments and agencies split yesterday on the Kerr Bill for comprehensive surveys of water and related problems In the Arkansas. White and Red River basins, 'jfa Army engineers and Budget Bumu advised a Senate Public Works subcommittee they oppose the bill. The Interior and Agriculture Departments and Federal Power Commission endorsed it. The bill, bv Senator Kcrr <D- Okla) would authorize a 13-member commission to make basin-wide surveys and within 2'L- years submit to Congress plans for the comprehensive development of the areas, including flood control, navigation, reclamation, irrigation other related matters. Opposition to the plan also came from a Louisiana delegation, headed by Senator Long tU-Lai, wnlch opposed inclusion of the lowar Red River Valley in the bill. Senator Kerr, a subcommittee member, testified that the onlj purpose of his bill was to provide for a comprehensive study w'nicl would give Congress some over all plan for conserving water and soil resources of the area. The three bnsins lie in Oklahoma Arkansas, Texas. Colorado. N e \ Mexico, Louisana and Missouri. Hal Boylt's Column— Boyle Gives Advice on Visiting New York for the First Time NEW YORK. (/PI—So you're com- ng to visit New York this summer Jor the first time? And votir ailing rich uncle hasn't died yet and left you his money, so you have to travel on your own skinny pockettaook? And you want to knoiv whether anybody can come here and have fun on a small budget? Brother, al least 7,000.000 of the people who live here will tell you ••yes"—with .some qualifications. Yon can do it if rou have a real curiosity to see and know as much as you can of this circus loo We put unriei' canvas. But if youi dca of heaven is to simper al Kilded celebrities In plu.=h supper ~!ubs night after night—why. belter But let's start at the beginning. When you get off your train or >us, treat yourself to a cab ride to your hot''. If you don't know a good, clean reasonably-priced one, ask the hackle. Unless you give the lde» you're just In from Fort Knox, '<entucky, he'll steer yon straight. Even though your budget Is tlghl you can still work It so that you in i big-name broadsvay play MISS FLORIDA—Meet Shirley Rhodes, 13, this year's "Miss Florida." She won the title at Miami Reach after being chosen Miss Tampa in her home town. Xcxt stop for Shirley will he Atlantic City, N. J., /or the Miss America contest this fall. until uncle dies. foman Solon Overcome y Rigorous Campaign BANGKOK—(/P)—The first wom- n ever elected to the Thailand Siamese) Parliament arrived at angkok's railroad station only to be cm led cut on a stretcher. Nan( Oraphln Chayakarn was to ecelve a triumphr' welcome from er husband, fumily »nd friends. ut she was so overcome by the •igors of her campaign that she ad to be token In an ambulance A a hospital. eat at least or.ce restaurant, see The best things In New York— its wonderful window rtisploys, it. Yimous streets, it great stores, its history-crowded museums, its sky- Its tremendous views— and take in a fine concert. Timing is Important in these things too. Go to the restaurant at lunch The prices are usually scaled lowe at mid-day — and you are just a likely to see • celebrity then. Hi the theater boxefflces half an hou before curtain time. At all excep the ' i) musicals or "D°:ith of Salesman" you'll probably be abl to pick u a pair of tickets. Streetcar Named Tftsire" is advertising good seats available fo "Without such discovered to GUI' o\vn chagrin control and utilisation of water resources is not poA.sible," Kerr said .scraper; cost little or nothing to see. And ; all performances, and ly wife saj the people, the fabulous, fabulous it's t^e best play in town, people of this fabulous city, they! If y 're a music lover, you ca are the best show of all—and free j listen to some of the world's bes But there is a time to see things lalent at evening concerts «nd best. Go at the right time for each.! the stars at Lewisohn Stadlin Go out on Coney Island on a \ And the prices, tax paid, rang steaming .Sunday and see humanity i from thirty cents to $2. Ma on Ihe Iral! she'll. That is still the!league baseball isn't too high. C New York that O. Henry wrote i to see the Dndgors play at night aliout. And so is the Bowery and (then you won't have t^ add tl Chltiatowy — and the edge of! most of a bottle of sunburn lotio a plan, we have i Greenwich Village. It's best to soe In the itfire of vour bleacher sea full I them at. night, and the subway will any of those places I tiike for you to (lime. Don't fail 'o go up to the t of the Empire stnte Building. Ta a trip through Rockefeller CenU the Rockettcs In the Radio City :uslc Hall. Ride the ferry to St»t- n Island and enjoy the greatest lew and the longest over-water ide on the globe for t nickel. All are good buys. But walking and gawking are he finest ftm here If your arches are strong. Strool through the garment district any week day at George B. Shaw Today Observes 93rd Birthday AYOT, St. Lawrence, Big,, July 26—W—George Bernard Shaw is »3 todiy, and he doesn't, look a day over 90. He has the same attitude toward money now as he had then, too. He likes II. Shaw brushed off birthday Interview request as follows: "Interview? Birthday interview, certainly—if the young man offers me a nice, big commission." Sliaw'i friends and neighbors said the famed Irish pundit will mark the anniversary of his birth by ambling do\vn the hill to sop sweet apple Juice willi Stephen Willsten, his crony anil biographer. Shaw writes llicse days mostly letters — in a workroom cHiltercr with piles or hooks and rmpmhlels —on George Bernard Shaw. He also Gen. Shingler Homed Division Engineer ia: Upper Mississippi Valley WASHINGTON, July 2«—(*)_ The Army yesterday announced ap- ix>lntmeiil of Bilg. On. Don o. Shlnglcr ns division engineer ot the upper Mississippi Valley Divi- ion, with headquarters in St. L/)uLs. Shinjiler hns been chief of the Engineer Division European Command headquarters in Germany since 1348. He will succeed Col Clink Klttrell on the latter's retirement from active duty In November. Siihifler-ls a native of perry Cen- noon; Wall Street, de.serted on Saturday afternoon; and Times Square on Saturday night, the biggest cou'try town In America. Be bias? as you gander along Ritzy Par^: Avenue. Don't try to rescue a lady If she appears to be choking to death In a mink coat She's happy—and what better way can a lady die. Once I saw a lady leading a deer along there and nobody turned to look twice. Should you see an oclorms on Park Avenue leading Greta Oarbo in chains, don't .stare. Everybocly'll know you're from out of town. Two final Important Upji: 11) Don't change any »2 (or $20> bills fo»- strangers. (2> When in doubt about anything, ask a cop. If you can't understand him. ask again. He may he from Brooklyn. is working on n new booklet whose subject is a hit of mystery. His housekeeper. MLS. Alice Laden, would sny only thai it's '"strictly non-political." He lifts Just completed * twelve- mhiutc puppet piny. Tiie title: "Shakespeare and Shaw." Man, Charged with Rape, To Undergo Sanity Test HAMPTON, Ark., July 2«—</F)_ Ollle Ray Doshler, charged with raping a 16-year-old Fordyce, Ark., waitrew, yesterday wa* ordered committed to the Stat« Hospital in Uttle Roclc for observation. Circuit Judge Gus W. Jones ordered a 30-day test of the 26-year- old TexarXana magazine salesman'* sanity at the request of attorney*. Doshttr was to have been tried Wednesday. The girl \vss attacked the night of July 5. Doshler fled Into the woods and was nabbed eight dayff later when a snake bite compelled him to seek aid. Authorities said Doshler had ft record of at lenst five anr«.ts. ler, N.Y., «nd was deputy admlnli- Irator of the War Assets Administration for several months prior to his assignment In Germany, You're Cordially Invited To Attend Tke FORMAL OPENING of Our Newly Remodeled Bank Building / WEDNESDAY, JULY 27 4 P.M. to 10 P.M. For many long months you have graciously endured the discomforts utrcasiuned by our remodeling work. For that we wish to thank you. Now the bank has been finished, and tlic First National E-ank offers you increased efficiency in banking service . . . improvements which have become necessary to accommodate our growing city of Blylhcvillc and the expanding economy of this Delia Region. \Ve invite you to come in Wednesday and join tis in dedicating our newly remodeled building. FIRST NA TIONAL BANK "The Only National Bank In Mississippi County" The Beach Is a Long Way From Biythey'die . .. BUT YOU CAN STILL BE COOL! The secret Is to attend ElyLhevitle'.s Ritz Theater , . . completely atr-conriilioticd. Stay cool even on the holiest summer ntlcmoons or nights—mako movie-going a real pleas- ure—ncxl lime say. "LctV; go Ln the Ritz " It's Blytheviltc'* First Run TheiUcr. And, for your convenience, we feature a modern concession. 1 ; sUmd offering fresh hot popcorn, candies, and ice cold Cocn-Cola, and Orange Crush. Wed. - Thurs. - Fri, "NEPTUNE'S DAUGHTER" nilh ESTHER WILLIAMS __ — __— RED SKELTON KEENAN WYNNE _____ BETTY GARRETT MANHANDLED with Dorothy 1,amour and Djn Duryea • Coming Soon • KNOCK ON ANY DOOR COLORADO TERRITORY Kith Humphrey Bosart »ilh .Iwl McCr« and John Durck and Virginia May* I SHOT .IKSSC .IAMKS Kith I'rcston Footer, Barbara Brittnn, and John Irrlanri TIIK OIRI. FROM JONES BKACH nilh Vlttlnla and Konald Kf.igan

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