The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 7, 1937 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 7, 1937
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APRIL 7, (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS At 15 She's a Veteran Bull Fighter I Conchila Cintron Is Acknowledged Queen of llic Bui! Rings fly NKA Service LIMA, Peru.—With n blare of lrumj>ets t!:e gates swung open an.l Into tlie great bull ring of Lisbon, Portugal, r:de n slim, boyish figure Thunderous apo!an«e tame from the thousands of enthusiastic spa~- talors who filled (he seats that ros? one above the cliier lik-; steps. They were gazing at Conehlla Cintron, n black-and-white- clad girl of only 13. Yet she was, then and is today, tin world's-only male equestrienne bull fighter. Always ready to pit her courage and her skill as a horsewoman against the fiereet bulls to be found. Now 15, she tin-ills the fight lovin? fans, of Peru will) her exhibitions. Despite her Latin .sounding name Concliita is an American girl. Her mother. Is a daughter of A. Hyatt • VeiTlll, the well known author, while her father is Puerto Rlcan and a graduate of West Point. That nnpeitrance at, Lisbon marked Con- ] clMta's initial exhibition In Portu-' Kal, home of bull fights and bull fighters, and brought the girl tbc i equivalent of practically S1200. She fought two vicious bulls that. day. Later sin anneared ('vice at ooorto. Peril Greater Than Afool There is a vast difference bs- tween a righting bull from horseback and fiHliting a bull in the usual manner, afoot. The mounted bull fi»hter does not kill the bull and is alone in the ring with the savage animal. There are no toreadors with qaudv capes ready to dash forward and distract, the bull's attention when he charges; no attendants In flashing costumes of gilt and silver to bewilder tha creature and save Ihe fighter when too closely pressed. The bull concentrates i'"on the one sole object of his fury—the horse with Its rider—and the mounted bull fighter who carries neither cape, spear nor weapon must rely wholly upon skill, courage and brilliant, horsemanship to evade the bull's tossing horns Conchita was born in Alofa<zas- ta. Chile, moved to Lima whei very youn? and has lived here sines It was always hard for her oarpnt.< to get her into eirlish attire. Ridin? breeches were ever her choice over dressas. Once she appealed al church in them. When the .goou mdre r-mon- 1 ^tratfd ."he saM: "Well, father r tul ml have time to change 01 I ssovld have misled the service Can't I just this ones—nl case'" T!>« pad>-e smiled and relented "Well, well, child you are so ycun? I cuess von won't corrupt' anyone. Come in." Protege of Famed Matador Jn Peni she has given'many exhibitions of horsemanship and has nan-led off ribbons, cups and medals salore in competition with the finest riders. Her almost uncanny ability to win tiie confidence and response of any liorse, attracted the attention of Doin Ruy da Camera, Portugal's champion bull fighter, who was in Peru. Under hfs tutelags she progressed ?o rapidlv that she made her debul In the bull ring at Lima when she ^ was only 12. Her performance ther Was received with -such tremendour enthusiasm that, da Camera soon had her name on a contract to ab psar in the arena at Lisbon. Since then she has appeared twice morr at. Lisbon where her skill and daring only strengthened her claim tc be "Portugal's Sweetheart,." If you are In Conchita's good graces she may show you her, den In her home at Lima. It is indeed a veritable museum, ft, has been filled with cups and medals she has won. with silver spurs (said to be the finest collection in all Soutl: America) either won by her or giver, her by contemporaneous bull fighters and sportsmen; old pottery ga- , lore, swords and saddles. t , She loves every living thing PAGE THREE i I'yno, ii'lvnnuc nijsnt for the T:im Mix Clrcuj, niTlved In cvilk' to-lay to confirm the (net Hint spring Is r:'«lly hcri 1 i\nd that Tom Mix woulj positively up- i>car in person with tils own biij circus which will ijlve two p'.'rform- nnei'.s at tlie N. Second street .show- grounds on Tuesday, April 13, I'vne marched up lo the city desk multerlng of ponderous piu'hy- rtciins. ]inincin-< palfreys, comical clowns, glamorous girls, and other unintelligible si<b,'Mts, anil complained thul n yrcal many psn<)lc In lllytlievllle were under the Im- |ir?.<£ion Him Mr. Mi x was only bribing his wild west unit to this city. I "The wild west show we have Only 15 but already a three-year veteran of the arena, Conchila '» conjunction with the circus h Clnlron. Is the only woman equestrian bull fighter, The pretty grand-! I", 0 ", 1 * 11 , Io sttll * f y "ic crstomers," (laughter cf A. Hyatt VeiTill, Massachusetts author, dolls her hat brtnVi^thu^'''™!?^-l""!'*' b'l u'' •i!m C| '»- Ha-, Bio Circus "<•• Well as Wild Wcsl Daring Lady Rider lat left) to acknowledge cheers of fans assembled to watch her feats of horsemanship. Above, the menacing horns of a charging bull come' perilously close to their dodging target, but Conclilta rides unafraid. : two-year agreement with the In- ..oiiai undies' Garment Work- greatest conglomeration of cin act? ever presented under a bis ton." The Tom Mix C'rcus I"> a combination of the John Roblnson- Sells-Plolo circus, with which Mix wns formerly featured, and now. .r.s' Union establishing hours and under the direct supervision of the .iiiniiinim wages for 500 employes '••- <•„.„,•,. nn'ce cotton dress factories In St.'LouLs. mnimum wage of S13 for a 40-hour, five-day week was agreed of adjusting and ing . n • i r I Means ol adjusting piece Agreement I VOVldeS ionrat«> were provided. Sti-lke.s and 'Ml': «/„..._ _( A, n [ lockouts arc prohibited during the Minimum WatJC of $13 limn of llic agreement. Tl for 40-Hoilr Week • ',|Boll«tIons were conducted by 101 1U notll WeeK •• -Meyer Perlstcin, regional director bt the union, and T. A. Hennlgani representing the company. The Rlcc-Stlx dress factory ST. LOUIS. Mo.—The Rice-St!x Dry Goods Co. Monday signed a lo«- the hazardous sport Concliita "miles: "Quien sabc!" perhaps bs- ng a temperamental girl she may suddenly change her mind and give m bull fighting for some safer spoil. Generally she receives Irom apnoarance When she fights two the ante Is raised to $809. "Yes. I ktio\v it is dangerous," she admits, "but I love it. Prob- ablj- It is., the most dangerous ol ill camss. Death is ever close at hand, lurking in .the long, curved; .csslng horns of •' th3 maddened S3(n to S5M for an against, a single bull. Will Bring Slot Machine "•• Cases to Trial Monday Operators of the Armorel drug ^ sti'e and Ellis' store al' Bardeld will face trial In muhiclpar'court here Monday on charges ol ex- _, lilMtlng .naming.' devices. The charges grew out of the aliened discovery of jack-pot slot machines In the stoves' by' Cline , nobbs constable of the township In which Ih'e coinmunlttes'nre io- Icalcd. - -'.'•>• f 'Ihc first sel/ure of a jackpot | type machine In a . number of ' inonlhs w-ts made last week at the Armoicl store after complain!, had been made to Prosecuting Attor- ' ncy Bruce Ivy and a search and '.cl/ure .warrant Issued by circuit Judge Nell Klllough of Wynne, ' presiding over the term of circuit criminal court, then underway ' lierc. , * The liarfield store machine was seized on n warrant issued out of municipal court-nl the request of Comlable tiobbs. II. a. Partlow, deputy prosecu- or. 1ms stated that the cohfiscat- fl inachlnes will be publicly de- Iroyed aftci; the- money cimtcnU A -' ns been turned Into (he county enei-al fund Drs. Wert & Wert OrrOMETRISTS' Over Joe Isaacs' store ••WK MAKE 'EM, SEE" Phone BW famous movie star, Is considered tlie largest imiepsndcntly-owncd circus In the whole world. Tlie show carries more than 800 people, i.oco animals, including three herds of performing elephants, has a seating capacity of • , .9.000 and features more than 200 Il<!lcn Foili ' Pi' c " li(>rl ' equestrienne and her horse, Rajah, to appear world-famous circus acts at cacl here with the Tom Mix Circus, Tom Mix, himself in person, the famous performance. Tom Mix and Tony positively appear and perform at each perform Hiding Hannefords, with George, prince of all rldlhg clowns, Mile. Ella Davenport of the noted Dnvcnporl family of riders, the Llntons, workers Dave been in the process I „!?, f,™' 1 ;'! ° , V.' 0 8 ren '-" An<i of organization for the last thro- tt "' "l" 1 ^' ne lca <* Memphis. ization for the last three years, but Imd no agreement with the firm. The workers complained tliat minimum wage rales were abandoned following the collapse of the NRA and that they had been paid at the nite of $7 to $9 for a 40-hour week. The union, which threatened to call a strike if the company refused to negotiate, had demanded a minimum ..'age of-$14 a week. The International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union is seeking to organize Ihe cotton garment in- bi'lls. But like all dangerous games j dustry here, and Is conducting a '"' ' '- -' '" "•-'"- -"•• — strike at the Solomon Dress 'Co., 1508 Washington avenue, a cotton' dress firm which refused to ne- iotiute. , • , ; ; ... it lias, its appeal in thrills and excitement, of course I have them every time I enter the ring, but I do not.recoil that 1 have^v 61 ' £ °n-. siDerexl 1: myself in an" ur-ssc^apable' spot if I were riding•»•'horse' I had trained inyselfj- The' United States Department [ if Agriculture estimates that there ance, and you have his p-i-sonnl' Nowliuis and the Cotellclis are bill n part of the many notable riding guarantee that this great show Is "cts coming to Ulylhevlllc with the Tom Mix circus, iihodn noyal, dean ol all equestrian directors, .supcivlses the riding and menagerie numbers uf the Tom Mix Circus. 'Hie .big show uiiuears Here for two peiTormnnci's on 'niesday, April 13lh. . where Tom Mix exhibits his "real" circus next Monday. Peru still has bull Il3hU with | arc approximately 4,650,000 honey nd alwas'S has •'ojs, |),ir,ikfet<; and .vith dogs and horses, however, that her inborn methods ~how most. She teaches th2m most extraordinary tricks"and th'jy .vill do anything for their little mis- Asked if she wilt continue to fo!- picadcres. chtilos and matadors all in the bull-'bee colonies in the con..ny the riu? . ... ' Stabbing Defendant to Get Hearing Friday CAUUTHERSVILLE, Mo. — Preliminary hearing for Don Hard- caslle, 17. held In county jail here .Charged with felonious assault, has rjcen set for Friday, April a, before Justice L. C. White of Braggadocio, .following his arraignment, Hard- castte was committed to Jail under bond of $2,000. which he has been imabls to make. ,'Hardcastle Is charged with, seriously slabbing Elmer Drnton, Vicksburg .community youth, ;|n :i fight-at a rural church last Sunday night. According to officers. Dinten and ifardcastle's younger brother were fighting, and someone in llic crowd stabbed Brulon. lie ac- GOTTON SEED I). & P. L. No. 11 ME Per Ton VI a F.O.R Number Nine 2nd Yfir From Experiment Station Mammoth 1 Brown Soy Beans Prices Reasonable , C. C. LANGSTON pllal, where, although his wound, in tlie abdomltml region, Is serious, he Is s'ald lo he somewhat improvcd. tic probably be there, two more-'weeks, physicians stated, Tnxldei mists usually use ants lo eat away the flesh Irom tiny animals when the skelclons alone nrc wanted. A CASE OF NERVES! "Some years ago I suffered from ii?rv<mine&s and headache* aiiocbtnl with" (uiiclidinl <)sHiirbi!!Cfs, [ h.-knl .[rm^!* rrn.-l Ml m»cnl»1c dar after <1ay," 531 1 Mr* Mary Ihiun of ^25 S W 10th St., Ofcla- Iioina City. Okla. ;'I iwA- Ur. I'iercr ft Kavoiilc l f tc- t-t a luiLtc antl I Notice of Swimming Pool Lease Notice is hereby given that this association \vill aecepL bids for Itnsc of the shimming pool at Ihc niythcvillc Cit\ Park for the season of 1037. All bids must be in writing anil in the hnnd-i of (he secretary of the association not later than Monday, 'Apiil 12, 19,17. Lease, will cq\cr pool, bath house ami equipment iiml all'TfU'ilitics at Ihe pool. Mississippi County Fair Assn., Inc. ftlttoLl Calomel—And You'll Jura? OQ! «f P-sJ h !•:« MoinmB Rsiin' h Ca The liver should >-<mr out two pounds at lifinld Vile into you r bowels daily. If Ihip hila is not flowme freely, /otir food doesn't It just decays in the bowels. Gaa Uo&Li up your etninach. You get constipated. Your whole system is r-olsoncd anJ jou foci iuur, •ank mid the ivurld tooVspunk. Laxatives Are anly maktshtfls. A mer» bowel movement doesn't set at the cause. It takes those Rood, old Carter's Liitie Liver Pills Co get these two pounds of bife flow ins freely and nmk« you /eel"up *n<l up". Harmless, gentle, yet ninRiin^ in making l»lc (low freely. Ask for Curler's LilU* IJver I'LH.- l.y name. Stubbornly refuse »nytilnn »I*e, 2if. 'ERN'AT" KNITTINn VAKXS PRFE INSTRUCTIONS 'Jpw spring and nmimw y-arns Latest Styl-y Chj^rs. Fritlny. 2-30 p. MRS. I.Ef LIE IIOOVUK 109 Gilicknsa\vba Phone 792 THAN I wish to thank everyone who voted for me in the city yesterday when I was elected mayor of Blytheville. I hope that I merit the confidence which has been placed in me. Marion Williams t in? samj time; but tliey are cam- cused the Bolder Hardcastle, -who alional solo performance better Bruton is in the Blyllieylllc lios- ijoiill quickly find out for yourself . . . that Chesterfields are MILDER .. , that they have a more pleasing TASTE and AROMA

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