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PAGE FOUR BLYTI1EVILLLV (ARK,)' COURIER NEWS THE RLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS »'- -' • ffSf OODRDSl VVSB CO. ' ' a W.' s HADnSS,'Publl«h*r , ' J. GRAHAM SUDJ3URY, Editor „,' SAMUEL p. NOBRI6, AdvertlAif Manager ;' Sole Ntttor-a! Adwrtitng Artiinsu Dallies, Inc.", New York, chicsgo, Detroit, St. Louis,' Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered u second eta matter st th«'PMt- afflc^ st 'BlyUieville, 'Arkansas, under *ct ot Congress, October's, 1917. ' Served by the - United Press ' "- ~ ' i SUBSCRIPTION HATES By <$rrter- |n the City of Blj'UievtUe, IBc per »eek, or 65o per month. gy jnall, .within a radius of CO miles, $3,00 per year, $1.50 for six months, 76c for three months; 6y mail'In postal zones two to six Inclusive, $6.50 per year; In eones seven and eight, I10JOO per year, payable In advance. A. Conqueror Assumes A Conqueror's Woes Conquest is, OH its face, a ilriimiilic and impressive spectacle. It naturally tends to inspire s warm, glow in the people at home who have sent their son's' to bring it about, even in those wljose sons did not come bade. But conquest is a coin with two sides. TJie bright face, the one polished by {lie clash of arms, is readily visible. But the other face is often dark and scaly. It is the business of consolidating the "gains" of making the conquest actually wqrllj the cost, Italy knows about that. Nobody can draw' an accurate balance-sheet on the I Ethiopian adventure, but it is a fairly easy guess that outgo far exceeds income up to this time. There is the ' good Italian blood spilled in the desert sands, there is the cost of the expert!-' •tjpnary force, and the continuing cost of supporting a big army. There arc fhe development costs wh.ich must precede any great return In raw nialerials. •Germany is beginning to lind out about the other side of' the coin, too. In Kladijo, near Prague, a German policeman is shot. Just .-.-\yhat were the circumstances is not yet dear, but it would appear that he got into one of those jams which arc inevitable when a foreign armed force is placed over native civilian populations. ••"•; Older Germans will remember the Za- bern affair, when a yoiing <ind arrogant Prussian officer cut ;dowir aif'Al- -> satian townsman with his sword The ^'saliaiis, :u'ter many years of German occupation, still hated the garrisons, and iron rule was necessary. So,.too, we lind now at Kladno: meetings prohibited, theaters closed, schools closed, doors and windows of houses nnist be,closed at night on pain of be ing fired into; civil officials arc removed and local police disarmed. These things have all happened before. They happened in Belgium when the pcnnan troops occupied Dinanl, and'Ypres, and a score of Belgian ciliQS The Belgian population was ruthlessly repressed by the military. .But they ic ipinefl Belgian. It makes no particular difference who is immediately at fault in the -Kladito affair. Such things happen, they must happen, and will happen, as long as <i foreign military remains in charge of a freedom-loving'people. To cope with such situations, to polish the dirty side of the coin pf conquest—that is a task for which Germany asked when it seixed Czechoslo- vakia. Leaving the moral side oiit of it for the moment, was it worth it? MONDAY, JUN^'12, 1930 Publication In this column at editorials from other newspapers • docs: not necessarily n>e»n endorsement but is an acknowledgment of interest in the subjects discu&scd. These Two Acts Must Not Be Blocked Till 1940 •With (he flllng of referendum petitions against the act restrict 1111; personal Injury suits "to the county where Die accident occurred or (lie home county pf the damage claimant, two measures that Arkansas so greatly needs liuvc been rendered Inoperative for the tlijic being. The holding »|V of the workmen's compensation net prevented a reduction in the rates for liability Insurance, Its present cost throughout Arkansas Is high by comparison witii other states, and It can nol Ijc obtained.at nny price In some places, This saving' to business concerns, which would have aggregated hundreds of thousands of riplliiiv;,' would hnve beep' ns beneficial mid Invigorating as a fiko reduction jn laws. It has been denied' lo business, as the protection am! benefits of fair, orderly and certain compensation for injuries suffered In the course ol employment have j>coh denied to thoii- . sands of the state's workers. And this-after the people hnd overwhelmingly 'approved a consM- lutlonnl amcn'dincnt, to provide for n workmen's compensation law; after''the leglslnture had acted, and after the governor'had selected .and signed tills particular net as 'the best' of several alternative measures passed for the express purpose or giving him opportunity lo make n more carefully matured find reasoned final decision limn the legislature felt confident''of reaching In its crowded session. i The vemio act referendum petition was Tiled by lawyers Interested In damage suit prictlcc These same jorcps had strongly opposed the 1)111 ivlillc It wns l>cndjn'g In.tiie legislature and they won ground whcii.no emergency clause was attached. This exposed the measure to a referendum. it It comes!to a choice between seeing these measures blocked ,U)itil November, 1940, or their early re-enactment should not the .legislature be called into session? Members of the 'legislature, must now be Impressed with .the grave consequences of : (heir failure. to. attach the'emergency clause to these measures and conscious of the public resentment .that, exists. No" mare than a few clays should be remnrcd to reenact the compensation and the venue acls witJHho cinergcn- cy cjausc and nl the same tltiie t'iic sales tax law could be rcenaclcd. —Arkansas .Gazette. SO THEY SAY A snob is a climber who is tiding to get out of one social !c\e! into another not. by increasing his own woith but b> cultivating all atso- clnllons which may fool people liilo tlilnMng Unit he belongs to a lilghci class than that to which his natmc and achievement reallj entitle htm-President l)l\on Rjan Fo\ of Union College ' * - * » in tint cute, l think I noitld have gone 70 iiniCIf—Tiaffic Judge, Artl. of Cleveland liming a speeders esplnnation that he «ns lushing to see n biand-nen 7-potutd so(i * * * Poles consider choosing- between Russia mid Ocimany the same ns choosing bcUveen measles and smallpox-Count Jcizy Potockl, Polish am- liassador lo the U. s. * * ,* Where \yill you nn;I-|n the modern church au> adanianthic oppo'sition to ft,u'—Rev Ur Albeit DaUd Bclden, Biitlsli minion supcrlnten dent ' * .* * We stnccrejy believe'.thai dcllmiwerrts are .made, nol. borp.—Stanley P, Davies, Community Service Society, New York. •• : - ' * '. * * Italy his.conquered Sjialn by love.—Gen. Gqn- xnlo pijiepo de Llano,' Franco commander 'in southern 4pnln. by Cajbralth SERIAL STORY PATE WITH DANGER V/ORDEN NEA SERVICE,' |fVC. JlurOll It found inuvilrred a^il tlac offlcera lake 'I'urld Tl'°i"l"n» to k«lld<iunrtcr«. - 1 JId .h, II," «hc i>UliM|if'rM ' 'I'urldc "Toinniy lias a JHOWII suit on—you'd boiler get cliocolntc '.' ice crcajji."- ' FLAPPER FANNY -COPft 1934BYNtAStRVICC.1NC. T. M RCC. U. 5. PAT, OFF.— By Sylvia "Wanta come over tonight and help me heckle Fan's date? I li cut you in foi a dime if he gives us a Quarter." - THE FAMILY POCTOR T. .W. it*. ML •. MT. Off Doplot's Rc])oit ]Iow YiLainiii Dci'iciciicy Affeels Di^cblioa, Nerves OUT OUR WAY HV l))i WQllKIS I1SUBHN frilitoi, Juurini of llic Aniern.au Medical Association, antl of HjgcU, Uic Hca)(h MiEi/inc Vibimliis lield IJie stage at the recent /mcpling of the American Medical Association, ' ' *'-: Some dqctors describe all sort,s of vague tlleestivc dijorclcrs due' to i yltahUn deficiencies', spine of which :m:iy actually produce changes' in the walls of the intestines. I Prolonged lack" of 'cetlaln vita- iinins, . : alcoholic "e.xcess and reduc- ing diets without the necessary vltanihis are lefidcrs among the causes of digestive disturbances. The nervous system may also be subjected to changes because of the 'lack of vitamins. In tills case vitamin ' is "the Important element. In foreign countries where people cat polished rice lose this vitamin a serious condition called beriberi develops. * ' ' « » In this country people seldom go on lo thai stage bill do have minor , Ji* Mlic Iff taken 'aivuj', Tltc tflin U ay. I tpuni, CHAPTE^^ XXIII •ttTliEN Mpry Walked 'into (lie Gazette next morning the city I'Oom was functioning in its qui<)t way. Dog-tired, she slipped unnoticed to her desk. She was aware, liowever, that everyone was reading copies of Ihc paper, which was unusual at fliis hour. The first edition did not come out ordinarily until 11 o'clock. All (ho copies wore marked "Extra" and all bore the same banner head in bold-face type across the top of the front page, "Duke Martin Murdcied; Girl Suspectcci." It gave Mary a bitter scnsalion of pain io be back in the oflice where she had spent so much time in such close association with Torn Ladd. She felt as if he were dead. With set (ace: she sat down at her desk and began making the routine phone calls for the small items which go to make up a cocicly page. Determined to ignore the Martin story, she busied herself with srnall-fry. Mrs. Kingdon Morgan was giving a luiicheon 'for five at the Colony. TJie Forsyth Goulds had closed their Tuxedo csiale and were going lo the Carolina? for quail shooting. Mrs. Spalding Martin bad a baby. Fifi Whitney was gelling a divorce. Old Mr. Wesley Peters had lluT gout. There'd been a split at the Talleho Club. Mrs. Watts Ridley was wearing the Ridley emeralds again and couldn't move without two detectives. Tommy Dresser had married a grass widow twice his age and his relatives, not tiers, were protesting. A Her Mary bad collected enough of this dialler she began writing her colurnn, but it wasn't easy 'to 'concentrate. These were picayune details (hat irritated 'her mirid. The picture' of Duke 'Mar- 1 tih's dead body remained "iri her piemqry! She called to Pete, the office hoy, to put a new ribbon in her typewriter, then got up and] strolled across the room lo look out' the window while lie did it. Her eyes wandered put over the : bay. ' White caps danced on the blue waters. Sea-gulls skimmed j the waves. A great liner,' in a' convoy ol bustling lugs, was moving seaward, pcniiaiils flying', whistles blowing. Mary sighed: She wished she were on board, leaving behind the gangsters who got shot, the debs who made fools of themselves and the crazy managing editors whp insulted their reporters.' - ..:<•-. "Typewrj ter's r p a d y, Miss Franklin," called Pete. Mary's heart wasn't in her work; She' moved slowly away froin (lie ^yMolV > -stopped for'a drink of water and picked tip a stray letter in her mail box. The mbrpihg was intcrrninable; two hours until noon. •'Could'She stick It out?. ' .-,...• ... ' • • • * • "TJEAR about our mysterious . piiqnc' tip, Mary?" 'asked Crossie, walking over Irprn 'the city desk. He iiad been up all night and his eyes had a glassy brightness as he fixed them intently on her. He needed a shave and his clothes were rumpled. . • • • "No, what was it?" she Inquired indifferently. ' " Watching her as a cat would a mouse, Crossie described' the build-up that led to the Gazette's scoop on the murder.'vMidriight— (he voice of a strange woman. "We beat all the other papers by two editions," he added' excitedly, "but we do'n'fkhpw yet who made' the mysterious" call. Mac Hogers says she had a swell voice." "He stared at'her. "The boss phoned a' w'Kile'ago. 'He said when he got'down'he! wanted'to' see you." ' •••••• As Mary strolled back to her desk, Ladd came dashing through the city room, inHiftcrCnt 'to his good looks, eager, impatient, lovable. Her- heart beat quickly.'lie did not see her. Hurt and vexed, she refused to look up" from 'her typewriter when 'he''passed by'. His indiftepcnce exasperated Her. To make it worse, he'was unaware of it. "" " ""' As he slopped to say something to Crossie, it was evident that his one concern .was the' "murder of Duke Martin. "I want to talk with Mary Franklin," he said irritably. '"But before she comes'in,'semi Rogers to 'me. The rear story hasn't'b'e'eri scratched." ' SJill oblivious of Mary, he stro'do across ' the room" to his oflice. Rogers fallowed." ''. What's'the latest "on the Marlin shooting? 1 ; deinandecl' Ladd, impatiently' .shoving'" aside the' opened mail which his 'secretary- had laid'oii .his dcik. "Tuckie Thompson has been arrested." A faint grin etched Rogers' face. Iia'd'd tapped his fingers on-the desk top. ''Are 'you sure 'it wab Miss Franklin's voice 'that' gave ypu'trie-tip-from Martin's" apartment?" " ''"' ' ' ' "''•' By J. R. Williams OUK BOARDING HOUSE' with Major Hoople THREE DOLLARS 70 FIX UP THIS OLD TREE.' WHY.T CAN BUY AN ACRE 'OR TREES FOR THREE DOLLARS!... NO,TLU HAVE PAW CUT IT DOWN AM' WE'LL GROW AMOTHGR B3AD MUST 'euaov TO BE TOiutJS THOSE vpu . MIGHT YOU 'COINS 'IT FR E*ERpse OUT OF A 'KINDLY ' BPRM THIRTV YEARS TOo'-SOOM ZC5CT HEAPS MO' : 6KATITUP£ THAM X 6 A1OMEY, MlSTAH MAcJOR, AM' THAT' AIN'T : (JO 'FISH STORY..' SCME BK3-TCOTH BUCK ATTH'ELITp •CLUB GIVE OL 1 ' : a/isdu A 'COWPL E re '• WlF A.PAJR OS REfJSOW M. TR W W ED CUBES, AH' MAH . FDCKlTS IS EMPTIEf? j THWJ A MA'MTED rt-TE-T(JM , MISTAH M\a», EASY A«'TTHAT TH' LAW OB CeOWP<53T(O>J .' Mis' HOPPLE HAS° we FIFTY CEWTS'A" HOUR FO' PRETTyiN' UP THIS GLASSWARE/ AM 1 t 'PRECIA.TB -THAY MONEY-ilT AIN'T QOiM' TO ' c%s IruLi. THAT (JOBS up MUST COME COWM = ymptoms affecting the nervous yslcm which' are' definitely related o a deficiency of vitamin Bl. In act, there arc certain mflamma-- ory conditions in the brain which lave now been to some extent rc- ated to such deficiency. ! ' Vitamin K which has now been h<wn to be associated especially vlth hemorrhage when there is aundicc wns considered by Invcs- igators from the University of pwa and from the University of Minnesota. : '• '' A" new test was described for letermining whether ' th'c"'person vho was jaundiced needs, vitamin K. If it. is found that tie does need his substance, it dun be provided n a concentrated forni as it is derived from alfalfa, kale, sjiln- ich, carrot lpps,"toniatocs and "oat sprouts. ' / * « * It has been found that jaundiced pnlienls who have bleeding after jperalions on the gall bladder invariably have iii insufficient uiiount of substances in ' their olood necessary to bring about coagulation. The giving of vitamin K will prevent this condition. Most of Ihe ;>!U!ents in n large surgical clinic ire now given' vitamin K in bile ;s before operations on the gnll bladder and n" good many sccond- ii-y reactions uvc prevented. Detroit doctors reported lhal color blind motorists can drive safely, using such clues as the position of the lights and the movement of other cars. They said Dial, red-green blindness should not prevent a person from driving a motor car. Large adenoids in children were agnin Incriminated as one of the chief causes of infections of..(lie car. Vitaniins were urged for children who have chronic Infections of the sinuses. Most important on such children is a vacation in some climate where the..weather is warm and dry aiid where there arc moderate changes in weather aiid plenty of sunlight. ; S. Dent jr. a bridge score set for the. cut-prize. ' ' v ' " Mrs. E. A. Fisher returned Tuesday from Lnke Proyi'dence, la., where she visited her daughter,'Mrs. H. E. Barnett jr. and family lor several days. Joe Isaacs and Roland Wplfprt motored to Memphis Tuesday. J. Nick Thonias jr. .aiid D. II. Strong pf Memphis,-have retiirnecl to that city after spending the week-end wltli Mr. and'Mrs. J. Nick Thomas' sr. Whisker Qrowing For Fete Pleases Barbers WASHINGTON, la. (UP) - The VOEUE 'of celebrating 'centennials "Yes." Rogers' intensity was impressive. >,,.--- , . ."You're certain it wasn't this Tliojtipspn. woman?" "Lord, there's no confusing those voices. Have you.ever had Tuckie"oh the phone?" "411 ijgiit. Play down Tuckie. Give's teaser on this mystery woman. That's 'enough for 'the present." Ladd pressed; the call button at the side of his aosji as Rogers left. ""Tell Miss Franklin I'd like to sec her." ' '' ^ • * »' » MARY walked in slowly. She 7J - gave Ladd a long stare. His face bore ari expression o£ deep distress. There was concern in his eyes. "You Joqk as if you hadn't slept much last night," she said quietly. Then', "Did'yo'u want to see me?" "Yes, you know more about this ', murder of Martin than anyone else."Why in' the devil are you frying to protect thai little''tramp, Clem''Shirley'?" He stared at her queslioningly. His heart was hot -with nnger as he mentioned the name Shirley. He remembered Jim Shirley. "I'm not trying to protect Clem Shirley," Mary insisted defiantly. ' "Then give us Ihe story." "I don't know the story." "You know H too well," he cried violently. "The whole thing's 'a farce. Who are you working for, me or Jim Shirjey? You even know^who the'kiljbr is." ," ' ' i!| '"I don't." -Mary"was too angry 5 ' [o ,cry. She faced him, eyes flashing, cheeks red. " Ladd jumped up, tired and over-wrought; "You were the last pM-sqri in Duke Martin's 'apartment. You'called this office and tipped oil Mac"np'gers and yqii hung up the plione before lie could ask'you any questions, but, he recognized' your voice. What are you tryjng tp'sidestep?" He waited forjier tp speak. She said nothing,. He seized her arm. Furious, she drew back. "Let me go," she prptested. "YonYc fired unless you write that story," he said sharply. "Very well"tlien,-l'rri fired," she cried. 'Again he reached out a hand to detain her, bill'she'd gone." He braced his shoulders, moved away from the dripr. pausing for a minute, he stared intently out the window, then rang lor his" secretary. •• "Get me Commissioner Fenelon oil the phone." ' He picked up' the receiver. "Hello, Fenelqn.: Thisi is,Ladd. I want you '{o arrest Ma'ry.Franklin. for the murder of Duke Martin." (To Be Continued) with a generous display of whiskers, after the style of the pioneers hail struck i'40 Washington business' men. Until the • Washington centennial is cblebr'ated Aug, 8 to-1C they will go without shaving. '•Barbers -have joined the beard growing movement and found that, instead of hurting business, it has lielped 'them. Business men who shaved at home aren't so haiidy at trinimiiig (heir whiskers, : so ' they are making more trips to the barber shot). Army regulations - require that ; pilots* be equipped with parachutes \ wliilc (lying in army aircraft. Also, that two parachutes be worn on ' nil training jumps. THIS CURIOUS WORLD .By. William Ferguson Ten Years Ago Today -liilie" li, in<ip' • Joe Carney, B6 years old,' one of the pioncc.r residents ol this section, died nt his hpm'c on South Lilly street at 12:30 . a.m.. this mcining. The deceased moved here in 1879. having farmed in tlifs vicinity almost ever since. Mrs. Henry Caudill of Tulsa, OkUi., \vho. .is. the .houseeuMl .Qf Mrs. G. G. Caudill, \y«s Ihe honoree at a bridge party glycn Tuesday altenioon by licr hostess"'»'• her liuiiic on West Walnut stveet. Mrs. James B. Clark won a i'c!i$n oiili for the i.'jgh' score; Mrs. it OVER. THE "f&f' OP (* r Z5^27TX / • . , CAN HEAR THE SCJUEAiC pP f>, 6 AT/ ANp ABOUT HOW FAR. DID F?AU1_ R-EVERJE 'Ripe:' p> ANSWER: The exact disfance is not known, but the librarian of. iljit''Historical Socicly ot .'afassaChiiseUs estimates (lie ride of tauf-RcVii-e at approximately 10 miles. ;' - 'Dp'birds walk or'hop?

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