The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 6, 1934 · Page 4
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I 1 AGE FOUB UE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS OOCBBK •m . "i/L «. W. HAOMB. Attrettttnn fwu«, to, N.W York, , S, Louj*. Dall&i, K*iaw City, Itempfcfc. Publliaed Every Alternoon isctot suno»y. entered as second u'J.!* matter it the post office at BiythevIUe, Arkansas, under act of CoogreM, October t, 1917. Served ov t"« TJnlwd Prua p*r SUBSCRIPTION SAT» By carrier m uie Ci;y or Bnrtuevnu, week or (6,50 per year lu advance. By mall wllhta a rudros ot M raUti, 13.00 SMI je*r, (1,00 fur HI monUis, 85o (or three monthi; bjr mail In postal zones two to tlx. Incliuln, 1630 per year, In zones seven anc el«bt, 110.00 per year, payable in advance. The Election Boards While tliu Republican' parly, except in a few counties, is .1111 insigmllcanl factor in Arkansas politics, there is justice in the protest of its loaders against the way in which the state board of election commissioners selected the minority representatives on comity election boards. , Despite action of the legislature in eliminating the requirement that no more than two members of a county election board be of the same political party the state board wisely followed the practice of placing one Republican on each comity board. LSul in many instances, instead of accepting the man lecommemled for the post by the Republicans, it permitted the dominant Democratic organization to name the Republican as well as the Democratic members. v Wo are not concerned lest this, pro. cedure result in injustice to any He-, publican who may seek 'office .at the ' hands of the Arkansas electorate. It is\gl iiecessmi'^lo.stwt.-elc^tioiis from Re'piibjican candidates in'this state.'But' 7 there is'reason for concern when tiic machinery for the conduct of elections is plflccd completely in the hands of any one faction or group. In so-called "machine" counties the result of failure, to give the, Republicans real representation on the election board i.s simply to place full control of elections in the hands of the Democratic organization, which is quite a different tiling from ' the Democratic voters. ; : The real fault, of course, lies not in the failure of the state commission to - heed the demands of the liepnbliciHi organization, but in its appareiit^willing- ness to let the Democratic organixa-' tions in numerous counties dictate appointments. The;duly of comity election boards is simply to see that elections are fairly and honestly conducted. Such boards should lie made up of reputable citizens, free from selfish interest in the fate of any candidate or faction. The last way to achieve that result, il seems to us, is to consult with the practical politicians of the various counties with respect to such appointments. Why does Governor I-'utrcll, who is a member of the state board of election commissioners, lend a hand to such perversion of I he election machinery? We don't know the answer to that one but for what it is worth' offer Uie opinion of a local man who knows the governor pretty well that Marion Futreil has come to a realization that rescuing Arkansas from the clutches of'her professional politicians is too big a job for him. Tables Are Turned Talks about financial policies usually makes pretty dull reading. Nevertheless, a glance at a few dollars-aml-cents figures helps one to understand one of the most difficult features of the whole recovery problem. The Monthly Survey of Hiisiiiess issued by the American Federation of Labor shows that the government, rather than private business, is now carrying the major share of thu load of putting idle money to work. In 1929, business men burrowed nearly $12,000,000,000 from member banks of the' Federal Reserve, and put the money to work; the federal'govern- ment, at the same lime, borrowed $<!,000,000,000. Now the figures are reversed. This year the government is borrowing $9,006,000,000, while loans to business amount to only $5,400,000,000. In other..words, mouoy which goes to produce new. wealth has been cut in half—and unless the government borrowing brings about business recovery, the money it is spending will not create enough wealth to pay oil' the debts which the governmenl Is incurring. You can place your own construction on the exact lesson to be drawn from these figures.-..Whatever conclusion you reach, you will at least find them extraordinarily significant. A Child Is Born A child js born to Prince Humbert of Italy and there is great jubilation among the people. To ho sure, there would IKIVO Ijeen greater rejoicing had the Crown 1'rince.ss Made Jose given l>i«'th lu ii boy, but even a -girl is acceptable. The event j»-itself'would seem to mean very little to democratic Americans. The glamour of royalty, to the average lierson in the • United States, is confined tq the'imiij?iiiatioii,.and that nt times isn't strong enough to cull up any more than casual interest, ' But there is much firmer foundation 'for' joy among tho populace of Italy than thu mere fact of tlie birth, ur a people's love for its hereditary rulers. It's the encouraging news that, in many Italian cities, free birth cradles and clothing will be given to all needy families, in honor of the event! U It n business—a great thriving business— and we In England who sail yachts because we love railing can never win the America's cup until we make it a business, too. —Captain T O. M. sopwith. ' « * * Lite is one bis movie hi which licross are marie, and made glamorous. —The Hcv. Heiii'y Scott Riiuel. OUT OUK WAY Bv Williams 4—/ THEfflS's OME TIME -/ A euv DOM'T ' WOW, IP TH 1 BIS BOSS IS REALLY A 816 Guy, HE'D APPRECIATE HIS BEIN'CflLLED TO HIS ATTENTION, BUT, IF TH' LITfLE BOSS HAS GOT ANY BIS STUFF WONT MO FEATHER IN HIS BOMMET PER BEIM' WIDE AWAKE — THE LITTLE BOSS NOTICED THAT GUV WASTI ELKTRIC LIGHT iw DAYTIME/AM' TH 816 BOSS WDM'T. SlLSSiCg IS QOLDEM Epileptic Must Be Careful in Exposing Self to Accidents Bv George Clark SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1934 OUE BOARDING HOUSE "flie;U3hcr-was-righ.t;-.deiir. There's only one scat here." B* Mil. MORUIS FISUBEIN illlor, Journal of the Ahieriivin Medical Association,, and of Ily gela, (he Health Majtaine Olio, unfortunate individual who cfjuires sympathetic nnrt patient onstdernllon from his family and riends Is the person who Is sub- ct lo epileptic fits. At'the same me. the epileptic himself ..should 0 his part in avoiding those oc- upatlons where there Is danger serious accident In event oi nt Police have reported many cases " automobile accidents due to suri- cn attacks by epileptic drivers. nd, In some 'Instances, epileptics ave fallen Into machines used in dm try.' • In very severe cases, epilepsy eems- to, shorten Jife, -but • early ealh as the result of n, fit is rare, mild coses, epileptics may Ill's old age, and there. Is some Icn- ency, with advancing age, to spbn- ,ncous cure. : ' •* • • * When epileptic flU start early 1 life, nnri when', they .are '/rc- teiit and severe, the outlook is ot as good. When: there is some cgree of mental deficiency aiiil n Istory ot epilepsy in llib parents grandparents, . the outlook IS 1 ol ns good for long life us under ther .conditions. ' ' < • • Wllh advancing years, the tenri- icy .to develop epilepsy decreases, he. type of disease Is a matter, of rent importance hi determining he length of lite. Unquestionably the use of the cw diets, known as the ketogenic lets, has been helpful in imprpv- ng the condition in many children. * • • . There are some epileptics' who avc their convulsions only at >6ht. They arc less likely to' be injected lo,accident, but the Indi,- atlons arc that this type of cpi- •psy is lc.ss easily cured or even eucfHcd . limn the type in which ie fits occur during the day as Much of the hoiw depends on the alienee and persistence with hlch the epileptic and his friends an be induced to carry on ireal- icnt. AH kinds of treatment must be used for a long time, ,-,„„ con . i lied even after the fits |, avc sub- ded. In fact, many authorities believe •"U two years without a rn i s Ui c An airship was built and snc- essrully piloted by Dr. Solomon ndrcws before the Wright brotlt- rs were born. The ship was built 1863 and flew over New York ity in 186S with several WS s Cn - crs aboard. _,. 'Vienna- J. Imi- aha senator, bom- l906=Helen Wills, sliortest period that should elapse before the treatment and tlie watchfulness of the doctor arc relaxed. •YES — IK PAYING #70 '^W.-OkAV, MUG,' A WEEK TO SWING IK THIS , Jf -QUT " ' , YOU WES/ ' GOT "TO ^ T ID '•'. A SrDINCp TO LET TVV LIMITED' H/\VETrVW6m , ^OPtrASOWE 1 " j SQUkTTEKS \ff CAN 70SS IN smmiN'/GU/Mt-AONTH' *A SOME BE OUT / SNHEN \OU, OP Ttf WATER IN # STrXRlT 10 Ml MUTES-YOU AISVT rXTOUNTAW ( Trwur*, i, ^.~.^T*TL>fc/X™ PP£ ^3 Gin Believed Fire Water Swapped for Manhattan AMSTERDAM. Holland 'or a S24 barrel of Tire-water" the Indians sold Manhattan Island to .he Dutch. It long has been believed that the particular brand of gargle which so appealed to the noble red- nen was whisky—good rye, for pre- erence. Now it is suggested the potent >pirit, tt-IUi which Hudson and Ills follanders bamboozled the Indians, actually was gin. H is pointed out that the Dutch already had been manufacturing this cocktail foundation for nearly (UP)— 35 'years before Hudson's voyage. But according 1 0 .messages from tha "spirit" world, where the ordinal owners of Manhattan chase the buffalo in their "Happy Hunting Ground," in those days they just called the stuff "Ug-Ug," which meant, -"It nearly scorches the throat, but, boy, how it warms you up." • - '. Read Courier News Want Ads. Bike Kites Start Road Drive AUSTIN, Tex. (UP) Bicycle riders of the Nineties started.' "the Good Roads movement in America says Prank M. Stewart, professor or political science at the university of California, at Los Angeles Dr. Stewart has just completed a study of the highway administration of Texas, through a grant from its bureau of research. The temperature seven ,„„„ above the earth is nearly constant, according to scientific' belief. ft BECIJT 1IF.HM TODAI CHARLES »K>H[>T:N. repotler for 'He llladc. (clepjmne. <l" »cn»!ini>(.r a reimrl or Ihe death o( Uinv.vui) SI1II,I.IN01)\, ,,," vnle dttccllrt. hclleveil lu t av . liecn killed i,, "CI.NCIJiNATI % IlKII" I,ASIHSO\, B an B ,lcr. T*« «nme algfct nr> Inipolor. prelcodluG lo lie THANK 11. CA- 1HAX <it RlTcrrleir, \reallhr "'id liTonilnear. la brought lo nollte krndniinrleni on >n»|ilclnn nr i!rlr- IHE vthllc latoilctxeil. IVKk Urn 1", «J Eltl irkn ..TV, ,l,e ,1. MAHY nillGGS. tilcb-fcihcr. Slolh ore rtlcnueil. T JEonltn telrphnnn 1hi? Jn'cl» to hU nciTBpAittr. Kc.rl iliij Ihc rf.nl ('nllKijr cnll» on DICK KUNMiY, clly editor n» Th^ Illnje. CntlinT clnlniv hl» reioilnlinn hnn l>tco Injured, nnit ileninnil* damhtrei mnl a relraullon. Ivcnnc7 anil HlorStn flfflde lo rmt Ilie mnllrt hcfot^ nAN in.ErivEn. iimtu V ui>i:>iier or The Iltadr. BOW GO OS WITH TUB STOI1* CIUl'TKil HI PjAN DLEEKEit. junior iiiiblishor or Tho Blade, was In tho late forties. ![o was tlilu of frame, sal low of complexion. "Looks serious," ho salr). "It Is." Dick Kenney assured him "Sit down and wait until I finish thcso letters," Dleeker snapper!. -. nieeker shoved his pen across tho lajt of tlie letters, jabbed a but ton and a tall, gaunt young tvomaa strode into tlie room. She cast an appraising glanco at the two men who occupied chairs, picked up tlie letters and (Jepnrted. As the door closed Dan Dlcekcr turned to tlio two men. "All right," 'lia"sald,:"what IS it?" "That Frank B. Calliay story we ran last night," Kenuoy saiil. "What's tho matter with U?" asked Bleeker. "Tlio man who was arrested wasn't Catbay at all." Dan Bleeker gulped, fie whirled about In his swtvcl chair, slaretl at tlio men wild black-eyed, aggressive rage, jumped lo his feet. "Haven't you been In the nows- papcr garao long enougli to know that you can't run a story like tbat without ^boing absolutely suro ot your grounds?" IID demanded. T\ICK KEN'N'EY'S voico was anxious. "It was Jusi one of those! things Ihat couldn't be helped." be said. "It came In at Hie last minute. The man save tho namo of John Smith. The police, checked back.on where ho'd rented tlio roadster and found tbat he'd given tho namo ot Fr.iuk B. Cathay of Ktvervfaw. They contronled him with tnat slate- rtie,nt and ho aduiilteil hfs Identity. Ho produced cards, all sorts ot "/ wnni you," fifcc.'ffr said, "lo go fo Kivca'iei... Find oat-all you can about Prank B- Cal/, 0 j.« Kcnuey nodded. "It's a ilaumeil poor way lo verily tbo man's fifeutily," Dan Bleeker said. "Wo \vcro just going 10 press." Ibo city cdllor rciiiliulcd him. "Wait a minute." r.lccker inler- I runted. "There's Bonn-thing nshy 'aljout this." "Ot course - (here's forncthins fisby about it," llordcn Eaid. Dan BleeVer snorted conlcniptu- ously. "Cards!" ho s^id. "My Goil! You couldn't cat a $20 check cashed on tha strcnglh oj that Identification. Vet you go abeail and plunge tbo newspaper Inlo B libo! suit on Idea- lillcation Ibat hasn't got anything moro to U ihan that!" "<N'o, wait a mlnule," Dick Kennoy told bini. "We did a lot mora tbarj''loa!c at (bo cards. WB telephoned to (Uvorvlew and lalked wltli Mrs. Calbay. Shoadmllteil lier husband was In ihe city. Anil Tom Carsous down ai ihe detective bureau didn't release Ibe man unll! h« bad givsn proof or bis Idenllty. Tbere were signatures on tbe cards. CarEons had him duplicate those signatures."- "Tbat all j-oui •lory 1 .'" asked Jjr-REKER raised e.ves and re^ri snmky ynuns II was a John Smith case was Instructed to get a came jn. Mien. I Iniuian interest article and—" "And yon're Ihe cue tbat got us into il, huhr' "Ye.ixSir." lilcekcr siubeil: "Thai's a lot heller, my boy," lie a prominent citizen there for .15 j years we'll probably have a loTt.o't'•-, stuff abniil him. Tbe Rivervlew S, Waily 1'ress is his paper. Tbsti means The Iliverview Cbronioji will bo lishling him. | Iliverview and see tbe edilor ot Tbe Chronicle. Kind out all they . v -. .. .„* ..i..v_,, ,,ij ,,,/j , ,, v i HU v>l]l IIIILUIU. J-llul 1IUL it said. _ "When 1 ask you a direct can lell you abpiit Cathay., question, givo me ;t clircct nnswer, Tho alibis can come later. If you'd hci)l Icntins around t1:o bush I'd Imi'c fired 5-011. "After jouVe got all that !nfor ; mation I'll have, a hearl-lo-hcart lalk «-jtli Mr. (''rank B. C'.itbV. „, . doing lo have a facsimile o( a &ub-< li'iTivm h,t»rc r 'l E ,n'.|e "'"'"N wT l sta " l!al dici:k !)ril " c ' 1 '" Tha Ktv ^\ ropped hj, chin ,o bis ,n,,,»., stared at tbe flonr fnr .1 few i:;in- i editor. looked up ai Ihe cily ."Uow did you ilnd mil Uie imn wasn't Cstbayr 1 -be a 5 l; ? -;|. "Frank B. Calliay, binncH, ciiisu lo see inc." : ', ; ' "What dill ho want?" "Plenty." "How much?" "Ilo didn't say. He u-aiilr'a re Iractiou. and lie ivnms "Oh he does, does Bleoker grimly. "Ho seems .to have us on Uic snot," Keuney said. "He's ;i prnm. inent man In fllvcrvlow. He's run nins tor tbe city council. "Ho wants a substantial check so , M , , a - k ho can have a- facsimile published lo answer" in Tlio niverview Daily Press, wlilcli is bis Iwrt'er in the political campaign." "Wants to IC/KJ!'.'" yelled "That's what he said." Kenucy "Ever work for up on Ibo man's Idcnlity. Tl.en i '^ n ,Vg'rca''lcr' 1 plc a5 ure tban'to sit llioy found on; Hie car bo was ilriv- [tbat bird across tbe desk from in'a in; was a rent car; that when he ! all ,]'i c || him,'.\ow Mr Utlny }OU rented tbo cnr bo had given the understand that If 5011 try a libel I n.me of r'rank I!. Callny ot Itiver-; snit Ul4 , |uCsliotl ,^ nu J ltl . rlll , view. l,n,l shown bis driver's He?.™ j p> e soa(«d to tbo cocirt i tbe damagal nnrl cshibitci! Jiis loclgo and clnbji 0 j-olirrepiiliiilon Therefore Ibe l ' a ".? y ,T ay 0[ '^"cnce." natura'niic! clinracter of jour repu iinvv did ba gel Umse cards!" talion enters Into It talbay Ei ,y 3 bis pocket was, ~. lVor< ; ,j. oil .. , ry (c , 5 l,oW (bat you're ibc most prominent citizen in Ibc. '^mninnilj Well try to show iliat you're a damned hypocrite. -Naturally, we dou't leant lo do this! We iu'sl liai'c to do it. DlecVer broke pit and grinned sardonically. I 'I've,told you before; Kenney." picket! _ "Did yon nsk'him wlial be was iloin:^ in lovvnV' "He sai.l he was beie on bnsi- I1CFF." "I'i'l he Icll ycni Ibe jialure of Hie business?" '•.\«." "lell you whom he was slap- I »skc<l him refused 10 political n.VX DLKEKER fastened his sill- sd U!ivV<?r. i lOi-iti? W.-.rk eyes on Morrleii. remarked. "He wanteil to have a facEinillo of the check published so be cau convince tbe local cliizfn.' that atonement bail been made tor a great'wrong." "What—3" Bleeker whhleil lo- ward Morden. "You're the one ilial libel suil, Morden?" be nskcil. Morden shook his head. "Know bow H'a done?" asked Bleeker. "1 have an Idea." Morden said,, "All right." Bleeher lohl blm. "Go Julo tbe oiorgtie, dig out every- he said, "and I'm telling you again that we're publishing a newspaper We're cot publishing history; >e't9| publishing news Do the best y6u can.'. 'Wlieirsoino fellow: comes In and starts lalklug alwutltbci you send • him • to me. bini. You understand?" Dick Kcnuey noililert one! sighed with relief. "This one," .h« said, 1 "looks like a bunidlnger." ; | "It'll be'a bunidluger before I gel done wllb It," Bleeker 5ald. J J (To .lie Coutluucd) reported Ibe case Mien u tij.,| jcu'lliar 0 | fiii-e/tlew. il fee's Cstoi !a Ihr CM! I ftk^r rtrfl>f> JIer aaj rvuis ^ ^••-•"' "

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