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PAGE'li' BLYTJIKVJLLID (AKK.)" COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W, HAUJES, Publisher J. GRAHAM SUDBURY, Edllor SAMCEL P. NORHIS, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dailies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Oklahoma City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the post- office at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, J917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City of Blythevillc, 15e per week,' or 65c per month. By mail, -within a radius of DO inilcs, $a.OO per 5'ear, $1.50 for six months, 75c for three months; by mail In postal zones two to six Inclusive, tfi.50 per year; in zones seven mid eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. On?- Band S lefts Out Congratulations io Charle.s t;. AJoru- hcatl and Die Blylheville High School Band upon winning first division honors at (he northeast Arkansas Music Festival in Forrest City Friday. fiy crowding out of the tir.st division older and more experienced bands not only shows excellent leadership but also emphasizes the individual talents of our Blylheville children. As a group they reflect the talent and musical enthusiasm of their director, Mr. Alore- liead. The difficult music t li e y are playing and the finish every child manifests reflects the heart and feeling of the true musician and under the gifted direction of Mr. Morehead, they give promise of future musical attainment that will be a spiritual outlet and character builder. War Horrors on Maim Stri'ul Host of us shudder at the mere thought of living among the terrors of modern mechanized war. Far from combat zones, we get the jiller.s when we read of Europeans struggling daily with the threat of bombs, artillery lire, floating mines,. hostile submarines. We don't realize that many of us invite deliberately [he same death Awards day by day which people at war are forced to face. The Family Kco- iiomic Bureau of the Northwestern National Life insurance Company has taken great pains to-figure out: When dodging across a busy .American street in the middle-of the block, your chances of sudden dcafh arc almost exactly the same as (hose of a European in a city under bombardment during the time it takes you to reach the opposite curb. A drinking driver puts himself and his passengers under the same hazitrd as if he were aboard a contraband- carrying ship passing through submarine /ones. The driver who dues CO m.p.h at night has a 20 per cent greater chance of getting killed than do student pilots at army and navy Hying schools. The housewife who deans with naphtha, benzine or gasoline is under twice the hazard that faces the student air pilot. The driver who goes through a stop sign incurs a death hazard only 20 per cent less than that of a sailor in tin: British navy, aboard a ship in the war zone. We don't need to call a conference of diplomats to end our casualties. All we need is a litlle common sense, ap- OUT OUR WAY plied thoroughly over nil of Uic populace. Pouring Off the, Cream. Reports lilten'iiK into I'aris indicate Unit Nazis in conquered Warsaw are pursuing a vigorous offensive against Polish intellectuals — against lawyers and doctors and educators and clergymen and engineers. These people just disappear from their homc.s. /t i.s difficult lo loll precisely what happens lu them. Concentration (-amps for some, perhaps; death for others. To guanl against, iiiin'sings of an unhappy, captive people, conquerors liavu always acted thus, eradicating all possible leaders of revolutionary movements. What conquerors forget i.s that, a righteous cause will generate its own leadership. N 0 tyrant, however strong, lia.s ever been able lo hold au unwilling nation under his thumb for very long. a{ Publication In tbtt column tl wlitarUla from other MW»p*per« doe* not neceswrily me»n endonemeut but ta ui ftcknowledgaaat at »- t«rw* In the wbjecti I'rtic Or False? The motive of Dcrlin's diplomatic, stroke. In releasing 10 documents purporting lo be con- ndcntiiil reports from American .sources, Is plain enough. The Mii/.la Icm-n from history. They remember haw Imperial Gcnnnnj 1 , after' having the Allies bunging on the ropes In (he lust World War, was i'iiii<nils)icd al Inst u-Iicii the United Stales entered Hie conflict. To keep America out of (his. wur is n logical pnrt of Nazi self- defense. Having noted wlmt a furor was iirou.scd agnlnst Jumes. H. R. Cromwcil's recent speech in Camiilii. IL did not take IOIIK for Berlin piopUBimdtsls to perceive thnt :i backfire ngainsi liiirtlclpiiliou inifht lie created if evidence could be produced to show warlike intentions on the. pan of American spokesmen. Arc the dcciiiiicnls genuine or spurious? it genuine, then Cromwell's talk wns child's prattle compared with the gross iwltaetlons of which Wlllium 0. Uiillitt, Ambassador to France, was ynilty. However, the Nnxls hnvc u lona record of fnlslfyinu docunicnls when It .suits their purpose. These papers arc so violently pro-war, so unreserved In promises of Ame'flcan participation, us. to appear false on their'face. Immediate denials liavc come from Secretary Hull, Mr. Uiillitt mid Count Potockl, but these statements do not settle (he mailer. Americans will want lo know definitely whether their trust- cil envoys could luivc been capable of such declarations, or of nny utterance Hint the Polish Ambassador might hnvc so Interpreted. American sympathies have been warmly on ibe side of Ihe democracies since Hitler began his, asjgreisions mid his moves lo dominate En- rnpc. Yet nolhlinj in the public mandate has • authcriml any such wild promises, any such efforts to set Europe in orders, as these papers indicale. It is inconceivable that Anita.ssiidor.s Biilltlt and Kennedy or Ihe President could liavc been tuiliy of such flngnuil mibCoiiccplions ol Ihcir duly. The truth or falsity of Ihe documents is a mailer in which Americans will be keenly concerned. —SI. Louis Post-Dispatch. SO THEY SAY If Germany succeeds in crushing England and l-'rauce. us is not impossible If the war develops In certain directions, no durable peace lor Die United States would be possible.— in: William yumlcll Elliott, professor of government, Harvard University. * * * I .suppose I'm the most sued man in Hieh- mond. And it's funny— I never know who sues me— Mayor J. Fulnicr lirighl of Richmond. \';\. JIONDAY, ADHL !, 1'J'JU SIDE GUNCES by OaJbralth "I'm equipping my grandson, bill darned if [ don't think I'll take a glove for myself!" THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson SIGHTLESS AREA WHERE THE OPTIC KfERVE ENTERS THE BACK OF THE EYEBALL. SO/ME SPECIES OP KINGFISHERS NEVER: SEE THEY LIVE IN AREAS, AMD E/ INSECTS; AKJD i/l/OW HAVE TELESCOPE; AAIRROPS. , ANAKERS HELPED (~) MODERN HOUSEWIVES j ANSWER Improved glass cooking utensils have i exulted Irom the knowledge gnincd in the search for better telescope minors NEXT The life span ul r, flc:.. Give Housewife '18-Hour UT , c •• 'mi'' n.UK ui- asK llJin: turn a WCCK, bays Late Man] 1 '*" lw overtime when 'hubby' is late for dinner, she can expect to "U'hilr ..lie ciin't very well punch n'k or n.sk lime mill n CHICAGO lUI'i — The nnxleru IllMIMIwifs HOIlld ollSl'l-Ve ;| -IS-hoUr wcek if Roy \V. Cuulny. prositlciil , m .. m of the National Itcstauram Asso- ,,.,^,,, ciation, had his way. Speak ins * before the annual A . . I i;o oil! lor dinner once in a while." ' C'ooley said in siig^eslina lo Ihe licle-jatcs ihiii added sidvcrlisini; help m pulling this idea omvenlion <>r Ihe group. Coolvy u'Dotj hnu.srrvifc );elieves bcr is bt-ltei than that in mr ii»i:nii;mi, inn she- can't vcrv well Fiead COUMC New, »«ni By J. K. WiUiams OUK BOAI1DING 1IOUSE "\viih Major Hooplc ^Kb?^ -^-* /^ /, L«.{ ^r^.V.^ OaM TH1R.TV VEAG&TOO SOOK1 •l-t • SERIAL STORY K, 0, CAVALIER BY JERRY BRONDFIELD COPYRIGHT, 1040. NEA SERVICE. INC iil vi:sTi:nruy, W i, rll sicv plains Hint mi Irmmrlu ..... ui l(l 'l ..... il* ilium I lu> unfit nrrlv a Mil,,,,,,.,,, „( m |,,|,, B ,,, u ,.,.,,,. ry "t I'rliu-i, Iliipi-rl, Viil .,•[, ,„,.,, I,, In' mulls xljriiN us nurfcrr. Tlir.-i- J'lllur-. Ilium -.Mi, ,i fi., v hour* )„.: 1»ri> *;,IJJjii.-. To ufill tttr lte\\- iiii-ii will mi-jui :i I.UKII,- ,I|.|,,j. vnl MIKCI-*!* H,rr *lu,,iKll«l ILri'c CHAPTER IH IMIKRE WHS n blond smile on Kleve Ilanscn's face, "We'll •make it i-ialit attci- dark . . . an' sliovc off as soon as we got back. Yon can nose around a bit by yourself now, while I make a few arrangements." lie palled her ! arm and v.-cn'. lo look for Barney ]Wai-Gre£,'or. "JJaniry," lie began when he found the big Scotsman. "Barney, v.-e'ic fioing lo have ;i litilc fuii tonight. We're going to do a lillle shiinfjKiiina to replace those Ihrco skunks that jumped ship." The efTccl on Uavnoy MacGrcg- or v.-:is just what Steve Himscn expected. "Take it easy, Barney. ll's just a little gag to please tli 1 C»l." "Keep talkin', Sieve Ilanscn, but I'm going lo need a lot of convincm'." Ifanscn laughed. "Barney, here's where you come in. You take :iO bucks and hcoul around a few of the- waterfront liangouls. Pick u|j Iliroe guys you lliitik might make prcfly fair bands. Give 'cm 10 bucks each ami explain to 'cm what we waul 'em lo do. Tell 'cm what's coining ofr and have 'em walk along casually behind thai abandoned freight warehouse at Pier 7. Tell 'cm io put up some suit o' struggle to make -it look B»o:l. Now . . . d'you get it?" Barney MacG'rcgor regarded his skipper dubiously. ".Steve Hanson, it's jusl H mile bit i.-lcai'ci- than bilge water bill il thill's ih' way you want it, okay with me." ••> * 3 'YAL DOUGLAS, sealed at me;:;; a short while later, felt a tingle that skirled at her toes and teemed (o run lo (he base of her neck. This, she told herself, was more fun (hail she'd ever had in her life. She glanced across Hie table at iianiey WiicCJregor and be gave her a broad wink. "We're not Idling everyone. in on this just yd," Hanson whispered Ui her. "We don't want to take any more chances than we luivc lu. Barney has six of our best men lined up Xov (he job. I'igures (wo io a man ought lo be plenty." Jle nodded toward a red-headed seaman al (lie far end of Ihe lablc. "Mike Kelly, llicrc, used to be a pretty fair heavyweight lighter about six years ago. ]l c says he don't need no help . . . says lie- can go out and bring 'em in himself." Then Joweriiig his voice slill further: "You didn't u.inl lo ;;o along with Ihe boys by any chance, did you?" She almost choked on a mouthful. of string beans iu her basic to reply. ''Try and leave me behind!'' she flared. "Whose idea was this, anyway?" "ll's liable to be a little dangerous," he said, leading her on. "An' it anything goe;. wrong you can't afford to be in on th' mess. Which reminds me, it your Uncle Hank get:; wind o' I his we'll be all rind- ing ourschTs lookin' for jobs." "Uncle Hank is 300(1 miles away find he won't be back for a week. r. i! flluslraleJ by 'Art Krcn: "Talk about luck," Barney whispered, "Look!" Three men were coining toward thorn. They crouched behind the wall, waiting. Ami besides, he need never know. I ngnin. Val gasped when (he urn- ' As for me, don't worry about my | man willi Hie blackjack weiil'lo gelling involved in n mess. I •• •• ..,..-.. ... ^....,. i iiunv. jiu iiinjo in;, JlilJjU j JJCl'C know people who can square any- was a dull whacking sound and thing but murder." "I've seen shanghai parties that have ended in just that." The rold, casual way he said it made Vul Douglas shiver just a litlle. * * * j^ARNKY MaeCIiECIOR, leading in.-; little parly single file along tile descried dock, held up his hand. "We lake it easy from here on," lie whispered. "Another 300 feet and we'll begin to see tome signs of life." Big Mike Kelly took Val's hand in his. ".Slick close to me, kid," he whispered hoarsely. "An" hang onto (host! ropes. We might have to send Ihei'C guys back otic at a lime." Val nodded. The seaman in front of h:>i- had a blackjack slicking oul of his hip pocket. The sight of the ugly-looking instrument gave her a momcnlary feeling of regret abnnt Ihe whole idea. She hoped no one would be hurl. It was back «s pitch. There was no moon and only a few stars Fhnne overhead, iiarney Mac- Cjrcjjnr held up his hand again. "Talk about hick," be whispered excitedly. "Look!" Walking toward them, a couple hundred fcrt awav, were three "ion. "Split up, quick!" Barney "Uchind these two All 'rdored. sheds." Val fell her heart racing, three al one fell swoop! A miniilc or so later the three ir.cn were upon Ihcm. Val, llat- tem-d out against a wall, held her bi ealli, Jjamry gave a signal and (lie six of them catapulted on Ihr-ir three victims. Vnl, her eyes wide with excitement had never Keen the likes of Ibis stingrfe. The three victims fought back savagely, so savagely they made hardly a sound. One of. them caught Barney MacGicgoi with a right that drove him Lack six feet. The man dropped ainihor win, ; , tervifiir left to Ihe chin. He was a wild man, but they closed in on him work. He lifted his hand. There the wild man crumbled. Tlie other l\vo were subdued in a couple of minutes. "Lucky ll's EO dark," MucGrcgoc multercd. "We're goins to have lo carry that one guy. lie's out cold." A halt hour later Val Douglas slood on Ilic bridge wiih Ciiplatn Stove lianscii as they uppcd anchor ;>nd headed out loivard the Golden Gale. "We've got 'cm locked up below, Sieve. When do you want lo let 'cm out?" "When we're about an hour out to sea I'll RO down and talk tti 'om," he told her. "I haven't Keen 'em yet, y'know.'V "jVeillicr have we, hardly. It was s-o pilch bhick out and wo didn't dare use a flashlight." r Pl(EY were plowing along at 10 Jinols by the time Steve Han- A sen made ready to go below. He ™ had just filled his pipe when Mike Kelly came barging up brcallilcss- )y. "Hey, Skipper . . . llicrc's been a mistake! Honest. An' guess what." Sieve Itansen fell a sinking sen- -•siilion in liis- slomacli. "What kind of mistake'.'" he inquired with apprehension. "An' don't keep me playin' gucssin' games." "Those Ihrco guys we shanghaied . . . they ain't th' guys Barney picked up this afternoon. They're—they . . ." Steve Hanson gripped Kelly';; arm savagely as a slow light dawned on Vnl Douglas. "Who arc Ihcy?" Hanscii bcl- -, lowed. • ; Mike Kelly licked his lips, i "Thi.s'il scupper you. Skipper,", he ? moaned. They're Edriic Cavalier, his manager and his trainer. -I rccoKnireri 'cm just when I hap- pcne'd to go below and saw 'cm' in ^ the light for the first time." 9 "Eddie Cnvnlicr!" shrieked Hans-en. "You mean that box- fighter?" •Tli' same," said Mike Kelly. (To Be Continued) 0 RIGHT OR WRONG ABOUT PEOPLE \Vliy Don't s W;L'9 isj M&,l HE'S THE lNSeoROUGuV;> WORST ,1 W16H OUR tTrt-HMG TIIW ^£j^oy*jw;£! ....,..--*8@S ^^'^^ ^^-^A^j^vlll; PH.ATKirif,' • " t " i "'«,,i>"~~«;.-fvJs. .1 Kl Marrird l',y IIONAI.I) .\. I,,\litl> , ca-rs. it i. r. , I'li.l).. .Sci.l). I ihai I he divoi Two peoi'lr- mny rol be able hi ! loin oJ mrnl'it live as chciiply as one, bin tin- I ca:-r:i, Uic div... records for m;\i\y years sluv.v that I (he inrntal In. they apj-aiTii'ly live moir tluin one. Krpe.rls from neiiily lii for mental i^.M-.-.-uts tiri-ouulioui !lie U. -S. slui-A- thai iimivirL'rTt nivn Go (!ni/,y? ions to Iho expert iUt-lf is a svnip- iM.ibilily. In i hose docs not cause Lnil is ;\ con- Mind Your Manners \vlcj> i\ mental disorder. This is ^ t\rv.. tnit hus born luv]i- i:. a <-f;omiti^ holiM' ;m<; f>;cii-,- the :-ometuie i.ni's {or us [ 'M^IJ.... imisi also iTv</:ni« iii.it a i perhaps oni: ; pcopoition of (mm.uricfi i^oplc i 50-~is d.~n^<-io are still single bec.nise tbry have | psychiatrists. buckling peculiarities which j an acute null- only make it more difficult (or j Uic bcsl cure (hem to get married but also may i 1 rircpe and live be cully n;n s of a cr.nnn-,' uii-nlal j .Many j;rnj.|. «n. i worse r<M<Kiri. Oivoivrd peoi:!f. iw i s.lan.-c. ! them sane. Tin- lia\e ;i lush incHt-iuv of iiiendi (ci<ou;h at til" cllsovCer; niul i'i m,iny divom 1 {rir-d. licattii. ilio-c women v ho ny more than c!y to ijc cou- a humc. ;infj men's [-oinp:iu- i 1 -: rcslin:; tlian v.o- ! -^-:\ oul of 4il or -. according to the It may precipitate •'I panic for which > lo give up mav- ilone and like it. have lurirrt'cd L for '!wi In help fcrf-p i ''i'i:lx is to be s'lTic ' : , mutt lo get mnr- ! Test your knowleiliji' of corrrcl'' sci.al iiHii^c by answerini; Ihe fol- lowins quest ions, Ihen checklui; ; against llir aiitliorilalive nnswcrs 1- (Should an early (.-tirel, nl a :e Ira slay until the last guests leave? -', JJprs |he HCIIUUI iKiiirint'at ,', a Ira put (hp cup on Ihe siuccr'' before iilling it? •i fhcnld Ihe one ponrini; ash' the (iiie.sls if (hey uant IcuioJ; and sugar'.' !- Do women jmesls at a . keep on their haUs? | •>. Is it ncicsMr.v (o po ) lo the receiving line and ] tr/:;ibv Ijclorc leaving a large! What would you d'i if— Vou ate a '.vcnian and pctie In n larjr tea alone. | «o not liaiipen to know an; prcsrnt but vour hostess- ; 'a i Join ;> giouii talkins tog er and Intruuco yoursclli ilj) Intnxliicc yourself to .and lone guest? ! <c> Drink your lea leisurely,' eooclby lo your hostess leave as soon as you cni Answers 1. No. 2. Yes. 3. Yc.s. • •!, YD- S. No . j Bft,! "Wlial Would You Do'] •liiticn—(b> or ici.

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