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•PAGE FOUB BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)" COURIER HEWS MONDAY, APRIL 22, 1040 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TOT COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher J. GRAHAM SUDBURY, Editor SAMUEL F. NORRIS, Advertising Manager Sole N»tlon»J Advertising representatives' Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Debolt, OMihwna City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the post- office at BlytheviHe. Arkansas, under act of OP- gress, October fl, 1917. SeTved 1by~the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATKS By ,c»rrier In the City of Biythcvlllc. 15c per fc'eek, or 65o per month. By mall, wlthtn * radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 for sis.months, 15c lor three months; by mail In postal zones two to six Inclusive, $6.50 per year; in zones seven and eljht, $10.00 per year, payable in advance. essence of justice is equal treatment for all.' If income tax or other laws arc kept in the ice-box and brought out only when somebody wants lo curb some oilier activity, political or social, then their operation is not jnsL. To watch closely, to scrutinize, to criticize tlio methods of federal police forces is not to "bait" anybody. It is part of that eternal vigilance that'is the price of liberty. Meeting To Watch, To Be A nan, Is Not to Bait The controversy about the Federal Bureau of Investigation is beginning to degenerate into mere name-calling. That obscures the important point. Drunk with fancy phrases, partisans on both sides are hiding the importance of the 'matter behind a blizzard of invective. ' The FBI did a line job and a iw- . tional service in running down the kidnapers who swept over the country in a wave 10 years ago. They were cll'ec- tive and admirable. Recently it has been charged that some of its heads have become public- ily-cnr/.y and have been so intent on producing a flashy record that they have .disregarded people's rights and, ''-' spurred by heady fumes of war, have set up the beginnings of a national secret-police, European style. • The reply is that radicals are trying to blacken a splendid service for their ' own ends. That is irrelevant. It makes , no difference who makes the charges— the only''question is, arc they true? Lots of people have always rbcen unhappy about the custom that began with Al Capone, of convicting crimin- •' als presumably guilty of all kinds of crime ort federal income tax charges after local prosecution has failed. Perhaps it was the only way, but it is not the ideal,way. Fritz Kuhu of the Bund may be ,a scoundrel and-a, public menace,,...but...lo jail him for' 1 stealing money from an organization which had not complained • about the theft is less than an ideal way of disposing of him. Ditto Karl Browder, Communist head, .sentenced for a passport fraud committed years before. Were these men sentenced for • the crimes they were directly accused of, or for their political activities'.' The severity of the sentences suggests that , the latter might have had something to do with it. Everyone who knows Attorney General Robert Jackson knows that he is genuinely devoted to civil liberties. To hear him talk of the spy delirium .of the last war is to realize how deeply he abhors anything smacking of persecution. Bui even under such a supervisor as Jackson, the people c(o well to keep one eye on a n y federal police force. To prosecute men for income tax violation is all right. To prosecute them for thievery or passport violation is all right. f, But all who have committed similar offenses should be prosecuted, for the A rather moving letter arrived the other day from an American whose work has kept him abroad for the past 20 years. "I have been reading all the books I can get about America and her history," it said. "1 don't, know when I will see home again—perhaps never. 1 love the story of America." Perhaps he who has been long "among the alien corn" appreciates and loves his country best. But there are signs Dial Americans at home arc also learning to know and love their own story. A single year saw the movies produce "Gone With the Wind," "Abe Lincoln in Illinois," "Union Pacific," "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," "The Grapes of Wrath," '•Northwest Passage," "Alexander Graham Hell," "Drums Along the Mohawk" and marty other films on the American scene past -and present. While it is true that America is part of a world community, it is also true that she lias something infinitely precious of her own. It is good to husbanfl that heritage. Six- Oranges A friend reports that he sat up lo a counter the other morning for a quick breakfast. He wanted orange juice, lots of it. The girl behind the counter, deftly using a little gadget, quickly squeezed six oranges into a glass and passed the glass over the counter. Of course it happens every day, millions of limes. But not in Germany, where oranges arrive only spasmodically as the: result, of some fortumile deal by Hie government. And not in England, where oranges, though available, arc too expensive to be squandered, six at a time, for a glass of juice. Not in any country in Europe, where a single orange is often a treat. Should a lingering sense, of shame be fell at .such American prodigality in the face of European distress? No. Men were meant to have such things, and have them bountifully. The shame is not for those who do enjoy them, but for those who have set them bcvoiul the reach of manv. SO THEY SAY The inlcr-Anifrlciin order >vns not built by hn- trcd mid terror. It has been unveil by Ihc endless and clleclivc work ol men of good will. —President Roosevelt on Pun American IJtxy. * * f TIic frealcbt .service America can do for tuc world is to clean up its own lion.se ami strengthen il-s own moral forces.— Former President Hoover, lo the Y. M. C. A. * * * Dictatorship feeds not only on war but on the fear of war.— Mrs. Robert A. Tafl. SIDE GLANCES hr Qafbratth _,^-". -^ COPR. tJ4t.dVHfAStRVICt.INC. T.~M, RCO. U.S FAT.Orf. SERIAL STORY K, 0, CAVALIER BY JERRY BRONDFIELD COPYRIGHT. 1840. NM «RVICE. INC. "1 told lunily if she married a polo player she'd have lo gel used to a man smelling like a horse!" • THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson EN) A B.U6S THE/VN TO TRxlVEL /XT PULL SPEED OVER. ICE. VUSTKKIMVt AlllioilBl. In. ivarilly riiKlne nl Kit tit, Vul t» Mi-fin. I'TiiluliiK lit* failure lo !iol|> licr i'li:iii K i. MIC lire. I.nle In tkc nflcrnuoij u Mf.'ipl/inc Jnijdx. II lirliiKu iwo KiinrlN ivrltcrK, tlclrr- inhiiMl lo get tven wl III Vul Uiius- CHAPTER XXf *PHEY dropped into an obscure little tavern on a side street. "OJ<ay," said Duffy. "Unload. I'm dyin' of curosity." 'i'hc Express boxing writer r.rhmcd. "Duffy, to begin with, jou've got to slow us away on 3'oui- ship tonight, or some .time More you sail in the morning." "Go nhcad, Kenny. Nothing surprises me any more. In fact, I know what happens Train then on. Yon start a mutiny, seize the ship and run oft lo hunt purple polar bears." Bradley readied out and took Duffy's glass away from him. "You gotta quit drinking that stun", Duffy," he said gravely. "Now listen to me. "Our papers chipped in to charter a plane and get us up here in time lo sail back with that outfit, That Douglas dame has scooped everyone. She's given her syndicate some newsbcats that'll be- used lo shame us men for years to come." "You got a right lo talk about beatings," Duffy mumbled. "You ain't heard nothing." "1 can guess, from that story she did when you were seasick." "It's a lie!" Duffy roared, bu Bradley ignored him. "Anyway," he continued. "Monroe and I have to get on boart that ship and make the trip bad with you. We've just got (o get in on a couple of those stories. TIolj mackerel, Duffy, do you this is the first time any fighle ever trained for such an imporatn scrap aboard a ship?" "You're tcllin' me," moaned. "Yeah," Monroe cut in. "Am wo don't dare try lo buy passag back. Douglas has loo much o an in with (his Captain lianser She'd put (he skids under us." "That's why we need your heir Duffy,"- Bradley said eagerl> "We've got to be \vell ^out to :^ 'before they discover us. It'll b too late to do anything about then." Kelsc Duffy closed his eyes and a be- iific smile stole over his face. Boys," he said, "this is wonder il. This gives me new Jifc. This . . aaahh, but that dame will irow a fit!" Bradley grinned. "Attaboy, 'uffy. I knew you wouldn't let us Duffy frowned, "It ain't gonna e easy. It might take, a little ough." "Whatever you need, Duffy, eVe got." '• KELSO was bubbling over so that he could hardly alk when he relumed to the ship ntl collared Pop Grimes. He ex- ilaincd everything. "But we can't even tell Eddie," ie warned. "I ain't so sure he'd >e on our side." And so it was (hat when the Stoiihern Belle nosed back out in- o Chaltham Sound and into the trails the next morning Ken 3radlcy and Bob Monroe were imoiig those present. It had taken icklish woi'k and two $50 bills to convince a couple of good-natured seamen that it was a gag. Val was in the chartroom with Captain Hansen when Barney viacGregor entered. Barney sat down heavily 'We've got two stowaways," he innounccd flatly. "We got what!" Hansen bcl- :owed. "Stowaways," Barney repeated wearily as though it might have )een something he had been expecting all along. "And what do you think they are — reporters They walk outa number four hold just like that, if you don't mind and say to announce them." "Reporters? Who are they? Val asked quickly. "Names arc Bradley and Mon roe. Know 'em?" "Where are they?" she aske<: "I know 'em all right." "Down talking to your youn. box-fighter. Well, what do we d wilh 'em?" * * * "VTAL didn't wait to hear Han .sen's answer. She flew dow the companionway to (lie lowe deck. They were seated on hatch cover wilh Cavalier. "Gentlemen of- the press," sh cooed. "So you pulled- ;i swifti hey?" "Well, if it isn't Ihc Won blunder," Bradley grinned, e> tending his hand. "Alind if we n in on your party?" Don't talk lo these eggs, ddie," she said. "They aren't nice eoplo." "I find 'em rather charming," ddie grinned. "The boys are old lends of mine." "Let's get' down lo cases, Val," [onroe said quietly. "You know hy we're here." Val sat down and clasped her necs. "Sure, but wouldn't it be ugh if we denied you the use of ie radio room?" she murmured. Bradley stiffened. "Don't worry, boys," Eddie roke in swiftly. "She won'!." "And why wouldn't I, Mister avalier? I'm still running this low." "Because I won't let you," he iid quietly. His gray eyes looked square into ' ers, and it was her gaze that altered. She smiled. "That was a swell iece of work. I'd like to know ow you mugs swung it?" "Then It's okay?" Bob asked agcrly. "Of course," she said quietly. Captain Hansen can make some ort of financial arrangement with our respective offices. And we von't rob you, either," she prom- sed. "See you later." "Say," Bradley said curiously. Have you got something on that lame? She could have spiked verything if she wanted to." "Want to watch me work on the iag?" Eddie evaded. * * * 'r«ORKY BRIGGS is in town," ^* Monroelvoluhlcered as Eddie vhalcd away at the bag. 'Yeah?" Eddie replied without coking at them. "Yeah. Looks sweet, too. He's tough boy, Eddie. And he can do himself a lot ofigood by belling you out." Eddie slopped and came over lo hem. "If you give me your word of honor you won't print this, I'll .ell you something." The}' nodded. "I'll knock htm out in eight rounds." They whistled softly as he went back to the bag. A few hours later Sparks called lo Eddie as he passed the radio room. "These rcpo'rler guys have me swamped." lie said. "Will you take this message to Miss Douglas for me?" "Sure," he said. He meant lo give it no more than a casual glance but something made him look closer. Eddie didn't mean to be nosey but somebody named Rodney said he wonid be. wailing fnr Val in Kan Francisco, and he had signed it wilh "love." (To Be Continued) ALL ABOUT BABIES Distinguish Between Growth And Development of Children ANSWER: Gnu. an antelope; gnat, an insect; gneiss, a rock; gnumv, one of a race of diminutive persons enisling only in fables. 1»V U1C11AKI) ARTHUR BOLT, M. !>., 1)11. V. II. Scrrclary, Malcrnat ami Chilli Ilcaltli Section of Aini'iican Public Ileallh Association Growth and development are 1 (jflcn mentioned together as hav- tis tuberculosis, syphilis, diabetes, etc.. may also .seriously affect normal growth. Gross defects and disabilities which interfere wilh nutrition and proper functioning of tile oreans may inhibit growth. Tuc environment under which NKXT: Is llic submarine a modern idea? Sunday Parade At West Point To Be Dropped WEST POINT. N. Y. lUl'i—West Point plans lo eliminate 'Sunday j cadet parades this summer. I in a letter to the Orange county I Chamber of Commerce. Biis.-Oe.-. Jay I-,. Benedict, cited religious importance of Sunday and congestion which dissatisfies visitors and authorities, as reasons for discontinuing (lie weekly parades. Gen. Hcncdict also referred to | Inn about the same meaning. To Ulc ,. hi | c i is C()im ) C |i c( | i o ||vc ma> i the scientific. Invesligator there iSi|, i>ve a ( jj rect and indirect effect ] a veal distinction between the two. j „,.„„ i )olh n |,y E j cn i am i mc nln , Growth implies an increase in sine; growth and development. Poor I in weight, height and bull:, while. ], o , lfi iiig. unsanitary conditions, nt- development conveys the idea of j mt ;.sphenc. pollution with smoke Announcements: damages by visitors lo the army nu ll]lfoklm , p rc ccss' with increase grounds. "Many displayed a thoughtless j or malicious dis'regartl for public property," be wrote. "In spite of in complexity uf the organs or o( b(J(|y ln l)lc ]ifc of the child, the two may occur to- bnt there arc' periods wlien , our best efforts toward prcventict. • rn]lhl development ! ' s taking place grass plots, shrubbery and flowers were trampled and 'damascd, restricted aicas ami buildings entered, and grounds' damaged. "Melal loiters were even cut "ft from historic Battle Monument." Approximately to out of evcrj wliils growth is retarded. On the and noxiovis gnscs may have a bad effect upon tiie health and growth of the child. It is well fcnown that low economic, standards arc closely related to poor health, malnutrition olhcr hand, growth \vitli very little if mcnt. may proceed and disabilities growth. which Noniuil interfere growth, 1 any develop- ,„(,,.<.,<,,.,,_ ( i e)K , mU lll)011 , nani . fnc . tors, some of which are inherent t in thn individual and many of I There are cViUiin essentials for n, cm dependent upon the cnviron- whatever (he heredity. Over mcn t. vvjn, the latter we can do ni'inwnu^-iy •»• ««v - y--. , these we have atlnincd consider-; , ml cb to rem rdv conditions 100 persons in i,n s larut sulTci »™'| !lbll , „„„.„,. „ becomes our re- Unoush public health and pcrson- jspnnsibilily lo supply these esscn-| a i hygiene. The Courier News has been formally authorized to announce the following canrlidacies for office subject to the action of the Democratic primary in August. Mississippi County .Tuilpc ROLAND GREEN CLARENCE H. WILSON Sheriff ami Collector HALE JACKSON Cotlnly Treasurer R. L. I BILLY) GAINED (For Second Term) JACK PINLEY ROBINSON County ;tnd 1'roliatc CIrrfc T. W. POTTER" (For Second Tor ml Circuit Court Clerk HARVEY MORRIS (For Second Term) Representative (For the soat now held by Woodrow Hulton) J. LEE BEARDEN ] For post, now held by Frank Williams FRANK WILLIAMS (For Second Term) [For post now held by L. II. AuLry) L. H. AOTRY (For Second Term) FRANK D. UNDERWOOD OUT OUR By J. R. Williams OUR BOARDING HOUSE wilh Major Hooplc NKXT: \\liy children must have i wtll-lial.iuiTil dicl. Assessor W. W. (BUDDY) WATSON (For Second Term) CAN T \OU BE MORE C1PLOMAT1C? HAVE A HEART -TO- HEART TM.K WITH HIM-MORE LISTEN-IP I WASN'T A KIND, REASONABLE NEIGHBOR HE'D BE PICKIN'SHOT OUT OF TH' STEW AM' MAYBE OUT OF HIMSELF.' THERE'S ONE NOW, PA-- •5HML T. LEf HAVE B«RN .THIRTY \EAR5 TOO SOON ffi WELL, LEA^DER 16 GOMS/Flfl ,?f~~eOT OM THE TRAIN Ai <#} REML.V 60M6,\ MEEK AS A 6TRA.Y AtOUSEJ >\CW HOiPirAl-.'' G.MO/'AUMT MARTHA ,t ~!K6 :S DCMT THINK I'LL BE A 6W3ST6R —I WftWTA BE ' A GREAT IMVEMTOR LIKE <E THE MMCR.I/ AW.' HE WASN'T CREDIT FCR -RE-} so BAD.' HE DID BUST iiJ os) U5 LIKE WUMP^ BUT (.AST iVEEK '£ TOOK NAORE RftPS TUftN THE- MUN\BER I PlfJ IM A 60WLIMG ALLEY' MMO THE ANWIL. CLANiGS tials so dial every child may measure up as fully as possible to his I'.ntenlialitli's. The first essential is nutrition. i Normal growth cannot take place withuit 'a supply of nutritious I food. Tin- food must be adequate in quantity and in qilalHS 1 and must contain necessary minerals and rfsrntial vilnmins. Food has lo supply energy to the body. !>ro- i ~ • • \Mc foi groirtii and-repair, and. WABKiVO. Wis. (Uf>—If you | biscuits, buttering llteni liravily kcqi up ibe normal functions of j asked. Stanley Daily of Blackwcll. i and laki;'.g them home lo their Ihr ixKly. Tlic deficiency iii.seasc.5 j Wis.. ivniild tell you that a knoivl- ] poverty stricken families. if applied psychology is [ Ihr most essential subject 1'or Biscuits, and Shampoos p Uj) Indian School AlleiKlanco The deficiency sucli as rickets and scurvy nvay sc- ; c<l?c rion. r -ly upsel normal growth. _ j aijoiil -especially in an at the Potovva- Even with ;<n adcnualc food \ [ m a tcachcr | supply. Drouth is largely regulat- [,idian school. j ed by the internal .secretions of ijnily icache the duct In* elands such as the. j tomi ( nt ii a; . s ,_.i,ool here. To kerv liitunry th,> thyroid, parathyroids,, ] lls i,,,,,)],-, iu , sc i 100 |. ],c washes and sex glands. Any dis- j ([ ir j r h^d., in the function of these lt alj M , rt ,, ( | last f ^ 11 w ; len ^ ttpnns is liacir to disturb the nor- ] 110VC ]( V „,- , ( . n ncv/ w ,| 100 ) -,v 0 rc ! every dnv pager mill sniwth procetscs. It icfi'.nrrs j o[| a] - ([ nl | C1K i. u , :e fc |i lo three. ! present. rarelHl Miitly lo (ictcrnnnc in D . (i|v ]mkf<l ^ t , w (r(o . 5 ; , irly . ; __ many ca f -e s what glanos arc a. fncrs alul tav^led hair— havini \ fault. :-:ome of them can be sue- llot iijnj bcl(cl . , 0 ,)(,„..!,•,,! rolled ccssfnlly treated by modern nieoi-1 up , iis ,, r<:vn ,, n(l HCl rt work soap and One day n younu hruve about 2o sidled into (lit? .school. At noon The next <iay there were more heads to iva.sii. Attendance — spurred hy toques I head washings C311O. 'Ilie i-iiiid "rows mentally and pnyskallv by play and recreation. The iniruial' child is active, nlcrt and playful. Alternalins with pe-, viods of activity the chllrt nilisi have siirliciciu relaxation and sleep. During play and rest periods, growth demands plenty ol fresh air mid sunshine. he pro:h;:cd a flour .sack of biscuits, buttered them and took them home. £o fir Daily h:r; Joiintl thai ;'.: occn. c innal Miipri;;r =;i!t of exlra food ralion av:iires the I)C5t atlrti- danr.c bncausc the pupil!: coi!i" not 1.0 inlw ihr Canadian .Mail to I'.ist rolnml O'tTAWA <UP>— Ordinary lellrr mail .scrvi'jc has been resinned br;- Cannda and Ihjil part of ol me iicule aniiniunicabl'' '.-. arc linblc lo interfere witii such , growth. The chronic diseases Not content to le.t It no at thai. Daily arranged with the Indian agents to serve the children hot soup and butter for their biscuits every roon The Indian children responded even bringing a double supply of I'oland new occupied by Russia and I-ith»»"la. Service lo Gcrmnn- i'oland slill is under suspension. The new 1940 Waco mcdcl "E" has maximum sea level speed ol 185 miles an hour with the Jacobs' L-l) rn^:iiie.. The ship has an over- nil wing sp«n of SI icel H inches. The plane will tarry four to li\c passengers.

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