f- A FOUR Loyalists Battle Paraguay Rebels karge Scale Fighting Reported in Northern Half of the Nation ASUNCION, Paraguay, March 12. '(UP}j-r8cvoIllng soldiers of the Paraguayan 'Army's First Infantry j Division have ' plunged the nation Into'a full-scale civil war, the National Radio '"W today. A Loj'al Army expeditionary force was reported on Its way toward ilia northern city of Concepclan, headquarters of the first Military Dls-< trict and stronghold of the rebel* Large scale fighting has been reported. All the northern region of the nation has been declared a win 1 zone, according to a governmer.c radio broadcast. The same'broadcast repeated appeals to the r:sidei:tn of the northern' nrea, warning them not to aid the; revolutionists. "Tills is not a common civil v:av, but- a struggle of those who have' S5r.timer.ts'of God ami lh? falher-: mud, of family and homo, of jus- 'ice and work and authentic dcnnc- ! racy agair.st the countryless rclseh ' In Ihs servics of ajtheisfic, bloody,' cruel e.hd enslaving Communism," the* broadcast snid. (NBC reported l2sl night iror.i Asuncion that "thousands of troop;, including airborne divisions," eiv wOiiTcrjms on Cor.ccpcion to en- tcrce. a . government ultimatum l« surrender.) (Butmos Aires reported lodnv tV.at' a traveler from Asuncion said the I Loyjal troops had opened a bombard- i menlf.oi Concepcion.) ' Tji« National Radio sairt that H-j- llvlf\ri Communists h-id broadcast t\ promise to send arms to the rebels, and^ndd^d 'that Paraguayan Communist Leader Obdulio Barthe had announced his party's support of the "volt. . . i "flieial government information, -^extreme thin the National Radio- claim, said that Paraginvan Communists had been ready to Uke! ovef'key points In Asuncion last : Frldsv, wh-n the revolt started at! Conoepcian. j The police station was attacked bu^jtho ccnin was thwarted, file p>ov-J Communists wnrc reported to have ' setjiip RJI amateur radio network to.use for propaganda broadcast-, ] (Residents of Posndas, Argentina.' reported that a rcbcla broadcast, said t!i? revolutionists had bst>n b-imbarded by government planes I but.did not report what enact the 1 bombing had. | rthi-i broadcasrsaid the revolu-' t'ohj'dld not have political roots but;, was called because of n split b-!tw,een the military forces of the najrjon who are aUomjitim; (o 1m- BLYTnEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Summertime Down South, Africa TKat Is IZ!-*, In summer togs, the ^^^^JS^Si^S^^^^^ British royal family enjoys warm weather of Capetown, South Africa, as they visil gardens of government house. ^K,. f*lK3Kt;>! />»:>«$! Sjild /'%?#* :&#$ Decorated War Vet Shoots Straight Lines CHIDAGO, March 12. (UPJ—The will spread to addi- ' ich could risk the lives of millions of its young men In a war should hi 'jaf.able of solving "n ccn-jmatlvcly smitll thing like decent housing." Audlc L. .Murphy, ParmcrvilJe, Tex . a former army officer whose slonnl \fcdal of Honor, told delegates to (he 16th animal meeting of the National Piullc Housing r—nfr'i-^i-ce that it was easier for Ai'.ierira's veterans to kill an enemy than it Is for them to find a nlace to live. "We ere still fl-jhtlns." he said. "We are still fighting for one of the simplest of human wants — n Mi.rii'iy. representing the A merle.-, n V'tTans Cnmmittec. said he was speaking "only as n victim of District, the British royal family enjoys warm wcatner r,'. i_ visil gardens of government house. the Ji'.i'k r,/ hotisliiK." "Judging from the millions of homeless and ill-housed, .one wouli! think that we were boir.bjd out and we lost the war." he su.*".. "From the locks of tilings on the home front we've come back to. the war Isn't over by a long shot." Murphy said veterans are learning that "in the p:ist housing had never kept puce with ho'uslm; needs." "We are learning that private onlci prise alone novor lias, and cnnnoL nrw. j-.roduce livable houses for fainilirs in tlie lowest income groups," he said. quarters in the c broadcast said.) •- fr y fj fOCC *• •^f jl *-«*»> A i j *% ^+ f /ICV'C If f tf\f *"*«•» **<3 fl V« V- I \JI In (he Circuit Court, Chicliasawln District, im»il.T.iJj>|>l Comity, ,\r- Uansa.s. W. L. Oatlln. Joe W. Oallin Plaintiffs. vs. No. 4011 Raymond E. McAnmlly. Defendant, The defendant, Raymond E. Mc- f-imally, is hereby warned to appear within thirty days In Ihe court named In the caption hereof and answer tlic complaint of the |ib lm - tllt<;, W. L. Oatli:: :I IK! Jae W. Gatlin. . Paled .this 4lh day of Mnrcli, 1917. *: • " FfARVfcY'rtd'^RlS, Clerk By Betty Smith. D. C. 3:5-12-19-20 WASHINGTON, March 12.—(UP) i—'Hie Hallway Express At;eiicy lo4 day usked the interstate Commerce i C'ummlsslon for aiithorixiillon to Increase its rates lo provide al j '<as: 570,000,000 In additional annual revenues. Present emcr«ency rates cxnire Dec. 13, i!);i7 v They became offco livc last year for one year. At that lime they were boosted from PI prewar level to counteract « $G3,oao,«, t'no a year Increase in business" costs. Tlic agency told the ICC that the rate hike granted last year 1 / hud proved Inadequate, especially since the Railroad Retirement «c"l was amended ^to add another 56,000,000 In Hniuinl costs through In- cienscs in payroll laxei. . . . • The nalioJinl forest preserve of continental United S'ales totals more than 140,CGO,OCO acres We want the thousands of housewives who have so consistently bought and served our Grand Prize, Tast-Good and Early Breakfast Coffee to know we appreciate their loyalty and good will. We have found a way to thank you. 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The offer is good M only as long as the supply of bulbs lasts.- /"'J EMPIRE COFFEE COMPANY ST. LOUIS 2, HO. Grand Jurors Indict 31 in Lynching Case <-;m:FNvu,LE, ff . c ., M ., rtll !.,._. (UI'i --Thirty-one suspects accused of the Feb. 17 lynching of Willie Eiii'lc, a Negro after his .seizure frum Prison, were named in a slx- l)iife bill of indictment presented to the Oreenvilie County Grand Jury today. The bill charged the men with minder, conspiring to murder, and Ii.':ted specific minder charges apilnsl li. c. Ilurd, Sr., a inxicab clispatclier who is accused of'.ling the fatal shot at Karlc in revenue for tile Negro's fatal attack against '•> white laxienb driver. All the defendants ar e at liberty pcmliny trial. If put in the refrigerator, bread uiH remain fresh for at least a week. ^WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 3!»7 The fire department made a run yesterday to 421 South 15th '.vlicre n spark from the chimney set fire lo Hie roof of a house beloiifim; to the C. H. Harris estate. The fire wjs extinguished with littic dum- arse done. Stee! Oil Barrel T. L MfiBRY X MISSOi HI <-| ( , |( , (1 , ? fleiul Courier News Want Ads. GROCERIES DELIVERED Once More! CALL 501 C. L. NABERS Gro. and Mkt. Richelieu Foods Fresh Vegetables Best Cut Meats NO Kxtra Charge for Deliver}/! MOORE BROS. GARAGE Cotton and Steve Moore Announce the opening of their new Garage, located on South Second Street, across from the Armory Hall. Wo arc equipped to lake can; of all types of Tractor, Truck & Automobile repair. Wo also ilo .electric awl acetylene welding and Magnctto repair. You can <rot a complete overhaul job, with motor rclmildin^ aiul jwiiilinjr. All work GUARANTIED. Make our shop your headquarters. You'll always be welcome. Prompt and courteous a t all times. You can ca!l us day ot night Day Phone 879 Night p hone We have jusj received a shipment of BEHDiX washers arid are now prepared to moke immediate deiivery on a limited amount. 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