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Served by the United Press .YTHEVILLE COURIER 1*1717 n^MtTXf A iitrn vr L»ti»c>F» A rte*« f\Tt virtmm. « . *. ™ *.«..,.__ ^^^^"^^""^^™ ^** THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST. ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI* XXVIJ—\0. Blythevllle Courier, Blylheville Daily News, BlytJievlllc_HcraW^ Mississippi Valley Leader. Judgment Renclevecl Yesterday by Chancellor Dodge in Pulaski Court. Dispatches 'rom LUlle RacV lo- day stating that judg/nc-nis to'.a!- ing $13,000 were r.warded live V- kansns cities, includir.g $5.000 t" Blytheville. yesterday by Chancellor Dodge againsl [lie Cherokee Public Service company and tile United States Fidelity and Guaranty company. The amounts were held due on bonds given by l h e Cherokee company when ii "accepl- cd franchises to supply natural g?.< to the respective cities. Thes? are: Blyiheviile. which was awarded $5.000. and West Helena. Mnrinnna. Augusta and Wynne, which were allowed S2.COO each. Appeal lo High Court An appeal to the Arkansas Supreme L-ouit was granted the Cherokee company and C-.t Uniioc Htates Fidelity and Guaranty com- j iiany and final disposition of th? ) CBSC is certain to be prolonged unless the Cherokee and Fidelity rom- 'fim'r- Strive and Strule to Aid A ulo Thieves SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Named as Co-Respondent FOOTBALL! CHICAOO. Oct. 18. lUPl—Pn- • liceman James Crowtey and Timu- Ihy Uunn, who toast they are ijoart ', ollicers because tliey lie'.]) people : in distress, saw eight negro beys ! trying to start a stalled autoin-;- blle. I Tin rolled up their sleeves, and went to i work. They pushed and they pu!l- j ed and they cranked for l wo'hours, i and then said unkind things about ! it, but the car wouldn't, start. A-; i they started on the third hourtlsvir sergeant. Martin Keenai'., drove by in a SQLad car. Noticing the p»i-r spiring and almost expiring condition of his two officers, he stopped, j but not to help. ! "Where did you get this car." i he demanded sharply of one of th' negro boys. "Slolcd it," was the answer, and an investigation proved he «•».= right. panics settle out of court, it is un- l-'iisl lYrluil Uu'jia Tcr!i n. Auburn 0. Ni-ioiiMit 1. Venn. 0. <'!i:i-igb 0. Klwirii 0. • Si'iuml IVrlod X. V. I). •><;. Missouri u. t M'-Mil- 0. Michigan Khvle 0. SV...-i;m-c|h 7, Syracuse 0. Ni'w u. Uuk^ (J. i-';:i:.:c- ::;. icwa 0, 1' !i'tis 0. Northwestern 7. .-'.-i'... isiui 12. Tennessee 0. i Ni.'ri- Daini- 14. Carnegie Tech 0.' '1'liinl 1'erlud i ^•'i'u!uun u, iii>ly Cross 0. i i:.-.:ioi! 12. Pr.::ceton 1. ! OIILU Unni'rsiiv -'.0, Western Rc-.-•.,• 0. I'liul /.I'my G. Harvard 0. M'.ch!"nn 13. Ohio SInu- 0. Vide 21. Brown 0. Scis Kmm! rni^S Slain by Machine Gun Bullets While Husband Resists Kidnapers. PrOP.lA. 111., Oct. 18 lUPt* — i Clyde Garrison, wealthy gambling —1:1*5.,..*.. i.____l ! 1:ml -° /iv -'ncr tt ' as wounded, and Ins „ . , , . .' " " •'•'ifo, Cora, 37. was killed instantly p.ay 01, Broadway last suson. m «• lich Alice Brady, above, and'by machine gun bufcts when Gar- Will Seek Cooperation of State and Load Agencies j in Providing Jobs. WASUIN'UTON, Oct. 18. lUI'l- Presldent Hoover, \\lio declared "a-' la nailon uc iniisi prevent luuiger land cold nmoiig tho.se of our peo- |ple who arc In earnest dlHU-iiUlr-s." lias announced a federal proKMiu ! tor stimulation of employment ;lnr- • iiif; the winter mouths. The plan provides for continuation of organizations already s;-t in but broadens Ilicir scope and arranges closer cooperation of statj-j and cities with ihc cenlral government. A three fold effort was outline:! by Mr. Hoover: No. 1 Cooperation with governors und employment organl/;Uion< j Pol ice Ordered to Act I When Ritz Opens; Min| isters Adopt 'Resolutions of states and local No. 3. communities. [in public, works. A committee . Direct federal employment del stood. The Fidelity and GuMr- anty company has already Indl- c.ited its desire to pay of! th? bonds, it is understood here, but the suit of the Cherokee company . _ prevents such action uniil final de- | LITTLE termination nf thp n^" .The liklihood thL.- .. t....... ..... ,. TOe five cities made t'-ri : '"" investigate campaign expenses I> icli:en slar ' and dau *»*' !r ° f W*™ A - *""**• *™ Vork theatrical! claims In cross complaints to the | of Gcv - Survey Parnell appeared j Producer, now is in Atlanta. Ga.. where di= and McClelland are try-| out a new show in which they have the lendin^ roles : ! J Againl Parnell to Grand | D3miW c McCIclbnd Jury Prosecutor ^sys. i ana Ben-ay, sow MI ——- ( j a suit lor divorce filed by Mrs. Bernice .MrCUliant' wife of the hat a rnna luv~ 1 l' al: ' i c> ' aush:ei ' ° r a Del ™ t ante-motile dealer. Miss Brady, E tai together, was called "Love, Honor! risen last night resisted what he ana Betray". Sow Miss Brady, has t;en named as co-vespondent in i believed was an attack by gangsters • - - -....- • actol .-'j lo kidnap him for ransom. !!is right leg shattered .ge and cross complaints to the suit brought by the Cherokee Pub- stronger today when Prosecuting' ' lie Service comnany against them I Attorney Boyd Cypsrt announc-i | und other defendants, includinc i he would not object to presenting Mississippi River Fuel corporation evidence. The Cherokee company sought t" Cypert made the announcement have the Mississippi River Fuel! after talking to Osri Cobb, chair-! corporation required to furnish ii i man of the Republican central i wit':; gas to-supnly the cities .which i commjttw. ] .had given .the--franchise.-. -- .,.- ,|' Ccto.ra.id ..he had gathered cvi- j -. Demurreis of the five cities were'j deuceMndic'aiing'Parnell had Spent! sustained by the chancellor mi-I mere than .the S5.000 allowed byj the suit d!?mls=?ti .is to them. But- j t'so r'.a!;:;e in his primary cam-'by. Pugh and Harrison. Little Rock ! paign. attorneys, were retained to reprf-j Two efforts nf the Republican! tent the five cities and officials of j committee lo disqualify Parnell. I the cities agreed to contest t h: ; one bv an injunction suit and an- sult. : other by a court investigation, were | Failed to Fulfill Contract ' dismissed. i The Cherokee company securer' ! n franehls™ here oarlv in 1928 and ! Mr*. Tibbeit Is Heady to Change ,. A tier. 12. Years by four sub-machine gun bullets. Garrison c^clari'd today from a hospital cot I'.e It'll certain the men who killed his wile were gangsters from Chi- cuyo or St. Louis, and he was positive he wound.?! 1 one of them, Police alio cxpiessed belief In the ' kidnapins theory prcnf the recent and cited kldnapings of ; Fen-Year-Old Denver Girl, Found in Lake, Believed Murder Victim. ' : BENVEtJ. Col.. Oct.. !f. iDPI—' An investigation to delermine | wh?ther Lsona O'Laughlin, 10-yoar- j old daughter of city detective Leo i O'Laughlin. \vhose body was found j floating i:i a lake near here late! i yesterday, liiiri t?en murdered, was i j made by authorities today. ' ; The deep v.cunds en the back of her l-.ej.d !t cl police to licl!.;v» the i i pretty blue-eyed girl who disap- proceed against the gas corner, j g^ Tr ; o F jScapes ft^ • ,, P;ued flcr , ilC r home W-tJnesrtai* n franchise here early in 1928 and i f> P T fflft posted a $5,000 surely bond to be- I L I II J gin the construction of its system , h j j .Tj / here by May. 1930. When no action ' u *" • fi ) was taken by the company lo fill- ' fill its contract the cily council or ; TJlythfville ordered the franchise! invalidated and instructed the city ; at;r,rney and Mayor Neil Reed for collection on the S5.0CO bi Before action was taken the citv ! wns made a part to tlle suit of the ] Cherokee company which sougr.-. t" ; prevent holders of Ihe BUS Iran- j cliites fro:n colleciing on the sur- ; cly bonds until its case against Mrs. Tililii-ll Tililiftl HCLLYWOOD--C-.1 your -marks, girls! The great. Lawrence Tibbett playing with her tt }*? tc . :c - nll > f*"' gome again. All 'II 'rlc. n . , >^ n- .nurnin!! v/hile r ....^...-, ..^. Kaid at Collie"-! dos had been kidnapped and killed "° !lt - dcn ' 1 -r- u '- h - Tn ° '"« forms ! either by an crsmy of her father c!1 the nght on;i - Asides, no mat- olher wealthy Peoriit camblers, one of whom was held prisoner in the vicinity of Chicago for five days before r? was rele.ised. The officers declared I hoy knew the names of Oari-liin'i as>ailams nnd anerts were expected. Clansstrrs' Aliatidnn Car PKOHIA, 11!.. Oct. 18 (UP)-The richly furniihed linionsine in which tlmv gangs'.ers escaped aft- •?r wounding Clyde Garrison, wealthy gambler, and killing his wite, was tend abandoned near here today. Blood on the vclour upholstery and on the Hoor rue revealed th:.l j at taast one uf Ihe arsassins was ; wounded when Garrison h'red back at iliem. A box of machine : cartriees ar.ti a machine gun clip ! were found in the car. of live cabin?l members was named to coordlinu. thp prcgram and confer with Eugene Meyer, icdcral rcscrvalton chairman. The secrclarles arc Hyde, agrl- :ullure, Mellon, treasury, Davis, labor, Ltimom, commerce, and Wilbur, Interior. The program for the winter Is the most-recent of a series of relief measures undertaken by the president .since the unemployment situation developed. Already" favorable results or ebclng obtained from Mr. Hoovers order to, limit iinmlgalion to exclude aliens v:hc have no definite work promised them. The president's conferences with financiers and -business leaders continue, and Mr. Hoover has kepi in tciuc-h with governors Unrdlng Ihc slates. •• slltiations In their • Whether or not Sunday moving i pictures are [o become a regular l Institution In Blythevlllc appeared i today lo.rcst with the city council i which, ii is indicated, will be asked j al Us adjourned session Monday i night to adopt an ordinance specifically forbidding such performances and providing a substantial fine. , . . In the meantime, while ministers ot local churches In session this morning were adopting resolutions condemning Sunday motion picture. 1 ; and calling upon officers to enforce the Sunday observance Flying n biplane, and carrying lnws ' clty P° llce ' ll was learned with him a pocket edition of thc! ttoln ml of™* 11 source, received in- Uible, Bob Buck, 17-ycar.o!d No\vi sll ' uclions lo arrcst °- W. Mc- Jt-iscy high siv.col hoy set a new Cutclicn, manager of the Ritz the- trans-coininental junior nt»hl ord today, arriving at Newark, N. J. frun Los Armeies, Cal., In 23 iT; mill 47 minutes flying time. WHSETS _ Robert Buck New Junior Champion; Laura'Ingalls Breaks Women's Record. NEWARIC. N. J., Oct. 10 (.UP) — R tort Buck established 'a - new ]uu|c-r trans-continental record tn- .tlny when he arrive^. »t Ns^tirk alnri'rt :it l.:43 p. in." --"-•--'.->His ehipLCd time froni Los An- j sides was 23 hours and M ml Miss Ii!ga!ls Itrcnks Record ROOSEVELT FIELD. N. Y., Oct. I OP)—Laura Ingnlls. altemnt- a trans-continental airplane speed record fcr wcmen, nrrivc'd here at 12:M'p. m. todav. It was lieliovcd si-? had brcckn the record recently established by Mrs -Keith Miller. ' . . ; or a morc-n, \ in Berkel i y lake. and her bortv thrown '• tcr wlmt h 3pp=ns it will be an- ,iiiu ntr DUU\ tnrown _, h ,. r ,..__ ._ „ ^.,.,. n ,,„ „,„ ,,„ cther year cr so before he will be COLMERVn.l.K. Tenn.. Oct w I " A ^:^ w^'held for ^estion- ' e " g ! blc SS a CiUcl1 ' i (UP!—Two white men. uccompan- 'jug h v [| 1( , C o!'ce today Tiv mnn linger who caused so many Mississippi River Fuel corporation : -.-.a by a third who sal al ihc wheel '. was said to have been sc--""- "-- lcn!i " illc h ">' 15 to »»"" * - 'ln «'s had been tried. ' ••* — ...~i.:«f. ». nn v.; ,., , .\._ - .... _ _ len in thei ist Church to Hold Preparatory Service The Firsl Baptist church will have church tonight, bi-pinmug a' 7:30 o'elork. as a part of the two v.-eekj evaneclistic meeting now in j J,"j progress. This service is beinc held ] ccnjjs may have "It" on the screen, Fred Kirk, assistant cashier «•«•: "•! i ci-.ity. Kirk and i',vo negroes were herded intc 'ho vault. None was' able .to get th: license numbei of, robbers' machine and it was • known what direction they' I look. Oil Stove Blamed for j Ha!f Million Fire Loss! : n-enlsrl life, according to" Holly- vood gossip. Mrs. Tibbett leaves Hollywood -con fcr n four months' trip to Europe ard. accordins r .\v ci:ciilr.tm-; in the film Extent of Injury to Bean Crop Will Not Be Known for 48 Hours. I Frost, "from light to lieavv." wi= I _ reported throughout Ihis vicinity | Rolier7BiiciT'l7T KcTienorWeh last, night, the earliest in recent' ;cho3l flyer, attempting ,to set a junior west-t(T-casl Br.tH at Columbus COLUMUUS, O.. Oct. 11 lUPI— years. While practically no damagi | new .in, nracticany no .lamage wa« continental record left Port Colum done to farm and forag, crops, 300 hlls C3rlv tod! ... for , „.„.„.,._ N . , acres in green beans are possibly ruined and all sweet potatoes must be dug immediately because the frost ruined the Vines, according to J. E. Critz, county agent. The heaviest fros: wns in the Tomato. Big Lake and Manila sections where there are many acre; of beans. The damage to llils crop tlle 0;151 Boll > ! "ndcd h:re late cannot be eitiir.aled for -IS hour 1 ;. ospital, 1-earing Bomb Attack, Asks Removal, Police Won't Tnlr Him Geor S c Grcb - **<••" ••<"'' o;ieratoi-! •Jiiv... wunr idLt nim. | of tnc Blytheville Caniiini? com-! bus early today fori Newark. N. J. His elapsed lime since leaving Los Annies was 20 hours and 12 minutes. A short time before Buck hopped off Mits Laura Ingalls of Sr Louis, attempting a \vcst-eosl record for women, also tojk off for yesterday. NEW YORK. Or. 1 . IS tUPi — CEXTOALIA. ILL.. Oct. ,8 ,UP, J J,' c " ^, ^"' ^^^ ,:n colour, tt -. 10 i, Ccllicrmlle Memphis. IS miles east „ ,.. _ o Oc^l's" UP> ., ?V ai . ! '-8 e ? bandl[s «'«'<• captured i here snortly after an .ittempt to in special preparation for tomor- | row's services. Subjects for Monday. Tuesday and Wednesday nl^hls have been announced by Ihe Rev. W. W. Rivers as follows: "The Admirable Oi:aiirlc5 cf the Prodigal Son" for Monday night; "Dyiivg on Third' fcr Tu»silav niglit and "Wlut Will , Ye Do With Jesus?" for Wcdnes- i of thc MlIIs restaurant company, day nioht I r " ld stoal a S5 - 2CO l )a y°11- The Vaycr services held c-ach I Allllou 3 l1 menaced by a shotgun! afternoon in various sections of th- ; ttlld a r - vo ' v «' - in the 1 city by the women of ihe church ' r °bbers. Zcpsrlin stepped on a are being well atlended. Then- ' uurglar alarm and summoned pol- were nearly a hundred in these . icc - Tl1 - bandits. frightened. meetin<j!i yesterday." [abandoned their project and fed. —Exp'rsicn cf an cil stove ir. O j • rosto'jrfnt ictlny started a fire that: , ^'r-ged cr diM'.iovcd several siore' i b-.-ildiiv:. 1 :. in.1nrr.-l two firemen, I n>iir."d rstimatrd damage of S500,-' '^?5. : ,; S Jn " k Diamond, wounded racketeer w"io Is s:c-.vly r,H-overing al Polyclinic KofpiWI from four wounds 1 :nflietr.ri by ganesier bullels, re- whi'.o Ntltlier Tibbetl ncr his wife w:ll; tiimrrl his old rclc loday discuss Ihe matter, but the reports: mui; r.obrdy wants." —'".m;s_ ID be wluspered about, .:.<•.?•; the" ho:pit«l received ar-j fcr a time threatened, ll<: ' nevertheless. "the an filin Ktar is ,, will ! hci(1 "P w - c Zeperlin. treasurer rt ; ch;d TO fjread throughout the bus!:iess| oistrirl. ' f3-,cd at the MOM studio Tl-e blaze was stopped when It " T1:e Southerner." his third mo- lire proof bank build- ticr P'dure. As soon as it is' 1 rnmp'.eled. he plans lo leave on 1 • a tv. o or three mouths' concert tour riicnyirous ducat by telephone lo- now busily ei:- - rtn i' thst the iiutitution would be studio ninking L ' ;i n>:ed unless the gangster was irincivcd. :i,e board of directors m?t hurrie-.lly r.rd asked the police to Sake Diamcnd romcwhero else. P.K tl-.e police don't want Dia• a shotgun jn i TIM ; ci me country. Alter tl lands of the. DHtfjlas'S I 3KC illoney i pir.ns are indefinite, althou? from Cardwell Homes: resu his' inci.d cither. Commissioner Ed- T. Mulrconcy raid the only r-icL-aV-illty he will riHuririipre to hilircsl the police ":iaii in Uiamond ,me liis film veer It. CARDWELL. MO..—At some Un-.e vas in 'earning the identity of 'lie men who attempted to inur- . W. HinM-Sinir'a soloist of abil- | On.- of them, still carrying a shot-[ Wa!nffdlJ nisht tllf> - Ilc:lle of J ' . 10 ily. will also whistle as features nf, gun. '«s captured in the Dixie; ^ ":e services next week. He Is in i tenntnal building housing the Mills';,. ci'-M'2e of the singing. I -f'icer.. ivf'vcr. in Cardwrll. was cntcr- Binl about twenty dollars In money taken fro:n clothing while• -10 ff.rMv slept. Also on Wednes- • him. Ho.-pital authoiities were nlso pany. said icday. Tiie official Uvcrmomeic: al (hr ; Chicago Mill showed 3!» decree*, in- | dicating light frost fo: tl',e iminc- ' diate vicinity ot B!y;hrvil!e. Another frost is picketed for tonight. She,* Modi-rii Turk Claim Brazilian Rebels Ousted {rom Four Towns RIO DE JANEIRO. Oi', 18. lUPl —Federal cccup.nion ;i! (-HT towns In Minas Geracs state -Aa.- reported today in a co:iitn - i:-.yr.'e issued by the minister of jii.''.:r^. The tedcrais. the .';iu:r.unique siild. took Muzaii'.iiinho M 'lite Kanto. 'IVonqueira;:. and M'"-" the rebels makhic 171 n ni .i'lann-d bv r^-o-t-, that -ir-r.tVr-1 trCl1t - Occasional r.iid-: Hyer Damag;es Plane, rbnnc S to*Kffi a n*rci°1h^,"h| ch * lrart «- r Mr *^ : " : I rile Cf tho u-hi'?rnt-': h\ hi- t-rt^«. i CIS. MELBOURNE. Australia. Oct 'oughj i cue cf the windows in his room "nd nskdl for a prlicc ;uard. -.:L X COSSO. !<Tly ic- '. minor by r5*: Youthful Mother Fined Judsre Rules Character $1 On Liquor Charge 1 day nkht the home of C. W. Bis-' (UP)--Fllght Lieutenant C. W. Hill. ' ! rn. riiout a half-mile from Card- who is attempting tu brea'-c n»-' j D ,, well. w"s entered and about forty llinkler's Kngland • to - Australia < rulltnans Leave Rails Qkeh I)p<:nilA F:ck;i.»l doll " rs " kfr> fr ° :U f o! J-"^- Noth - fll B h ' record of 15 days, 1~2 hours! VKSJII Despite riStling i Ins- cl«c. so far os Is known, was crashed between Koepang and i Visiting Pastors to Hold ' Services at Lake Street lakcn frcrn cither place. ATLANTA. (UP) - Mrs, C. L \ ATLANTA. (UP)-A lio.inr ca'.: Chltworth. 17-year-old moil^r, was ! was appealed on the novel grounds • fined Si in federal c-urt on a liq- ! that credibility of a witness might '• Fh'S Property LoSSBS In nor charge and said she was tin- | be questioned because he lived by' IT c nble to pay. The court gave her n>hins. but a Georgia Court of Ap- i "• ^ > 30 days in which to rai;e it. Herlpo.ils judge declared: husband had br,:n given year sentence for thr> «nmr> nf nf- ! business and that a mm, i,n..'.,-t"^ ; less fror>: fires have c-st ,?vcrv at Netlleton; Two Hurt , Visiting pastors '.:' Alamboea on the island ot Timor, j I sj^ot MethudH rliu! Dutch East Indie, 1 ;, according to: MEMPHIS. Oct. 18 i UP) --Two; ami special chi-cl 1 f word received here tonight. The: Possengcrs aboard a Missouri-Pac- Monday Tuc^av v.V flyer was uninjured but h!s plsne • in c train. "The Tcur.ei^cean." were I Thursday cve'n''i'-'- .' was damaged.' slightly injured early today when i announcement rr>(i' i ;'«'o Pullmans left ti:? (rack ncar|R =v . W J LeTioy p-isic-r . Trule^at-fSuig- , s not a bad ; NEW YOHK. <UP» - Property Mother, Believed Insane. ! n^e ieV Bo*h Ar were 5 rdi^ "f tfeLa^ T.^tr -V"S lemcnce for the same of of- ] business and that a man hasn't a'.l css fl '°" ! "r^ have c;st ovcry. c» n ul n n ,.»l-i. J C-U: McmpliisI nulliiiaii. which : l.- bjtc.ian ... P er :ie Lake will con-: :es there | '=(!ay and | rdin^ to! v by tlv- ,.,I11C OI Ol- "i'J' fcnse. and while he was in prison ' bad character just bec.iuse he fish- ll!an . woman, and child in a child v.-a.s torn to Mrs. Chit.worth ; cs." . ; unite.] S'.atss S2HO durinu Stabs Daughter and Self i Sf alrc. If ho carries out his announced Intention of opening tomorrow. Mr. McCulchen, for his part, siood upon his nnnoimcenioiitthat llhe theatre would open tomorrow, [declaring lhat he fell he was entitled to the same privileges enjoyed by moving picture houses in : many other Arkansas cities and by I other businesses here, i Fine Is Only $1 I It WHS pointed out that'under t the Sunday "blue laws" the ttiea- I Ire manager could only be fined |oriq dollar for each violation of the. law and officials readily agreed that the snmll fine would probably prove, no bar. However, it was rumored this morning that an ordinance would be proposed at '"the. adjourned session of the .city court- 1 ell Monday placing a flue of 550. for operating a show on -'Sunday.. Advocates of Sunday movies and : bac.keK.iifi.tl^-.'.'blusv.lPJK^'.Uproteu- , Jly will center their fight before file [city council Monday night. ': j. Attacking the claim that opera-. (ion of theatres on Sunday will be beneficial to business, the minis- " ters, in ' their- resolution, declare that "any revival cl business that be of a worthy nnd enduring nature and character must be proceeded by a genuine and general revival of religion." • , "The sins of the people are the source of their distress. "Repentance, for sin and returning to God will remedy the worst ills from which we are suffering. 1 ' the statement says. . • The • ministerial association's statement in full follows: Deny Business litnefit "In a display ad in the local paper. The Blytheville tArk.) Courier News, the management of the Rllz Theatre of Blythcvllle,- Ark., runs the following announcement: "'To the General Public:'••Business is almost at a standstill in our .city due to the present financial ^depression. "•It. Is our belief that Sunday shows will stimulate .business, give our people a place to go for clean entertainment, and pleasure, tn general benefit the city | and community in a number of 1 ways. : I "'We earnestly solicit the sup? I port, of every Individual and or[ ganization In this effort to pro- j vide entertainment for the pub; lie, as well as benefit our bus!-i ness, the happiness of the gen- i eral public and all other biisi- i ness in tiie city.' I "It appears to the BlyUufville j Ministerial Association that such ! an announcement as this is based | only on selfish personal interests. There is no possible benefit to legitimate business men fcr (lie city i of Blythevllle to have 'Sunday ; shov.'s, or Sunday amusements of i any nature; the only business that I will benefit from such amusements ' arc these businesses that now oper- . ate in direct op;>osition to the laws j regarding labor and regarding ; Sabbath observance. The writer of I this ad did- not avail himself of . the Information of our country's ! leadh'E: statistician. Mr. Roger . Babson. Mr. Babson said. 'The busi- j ness depression is caused by dissi- ! pation, dishonesty, disobedience to i God's will—a general collapse ot , moral character. Statistics show •plainly. With equal precision, they jshow how business depressions are j cured. They are cured by moral ! awakening, spiritual revival, and I rehabilitation of righteousness. To ! bring back prosperity people must oM :i«e^si«^!!i ! *^^^ 'Continued on page three) ed Turkey Is.Hanun Ismetle Sirri.' WEATHER the ngain po;ii his

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