The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 24, 1938 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 24, 1938
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTUEV1LLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher J. ORAHAM SUDDURY, Editor SAMUEL f. NORMS, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dailies, Inc., New York, chlcaijo, Detroit, 8t. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter tit tlio post office at Blythevilte, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by tlie United Tress SUBSCRIPTION BATHS By carrier In the City of Blytheville, 13c Her week, or 65c )»r month. By mail, wltliln n radius of M) miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months. 15c lor three month?; by mail in postal zones two to six, Incltolvc, $fl.50 per year; in zones seven ivncl eight, SIO.OU per year, payable in advance. An Object Lesson For Big City Police For <i year and a liolf I wo ilnU'divos have searched for tlie rrmiiiac "lorso killer" who butchered nine viclinis in Cleveland between feptpnilier. !!).'<.">, and July, 15)37. Pek-r Mcr.vlo ami Mai-tin Zalcwski have not found tho nuul killer—bul Uiey have niadi; Cleveland a miK'h safer city (o live in and aUuttf with that they h;iw given on nbjivt lesson to other large American eilie.;. You remember the story of the torso killer. It is a story to oc.nal Liu: most hideous of all crime stories. Apparently working alone and always attacking unknown, friendless wayfarers, •(his madman has struck in no limes. That is, the police have fwii;<l m;i<> bodies. There may he mo'iv. Always the bodies were decapitated. Always they were found in lonely, tumbledown sections of the tiiy. Tlieiv were no clews. llcvylu and Xalewski were working blind when they started on (he ease. The two detectives have anx'sU'd 300 suspicious characters around the Kingsbuiy Rim junglctown that is believed to be the hangout* of the mad killer. Careful checks showed (.hat none of the 300 was the murderer. JJnl Merylo and Zalewflii have Cotton oilier convictions against a third of (he ;!DO —many of whom were potentially as dangerous as the maniac fugitive. They have been responsible for the confinement of -17 insane persons. lUost of the men convicted weVo" 1 potential murderer.';. Many of Ihein wei-c the worst kind of sex crimintils, the crazed men whose animal brains i-on- ceivc inhuman brutalities. And all of them were free men, walking the streets of a great city because (he police just hadn't done the work necessary to get them into jails or insane asylums. Merylo .and Zalewski 'are confident that they -will eventually ;;et their man, despite (he I'aci that (he last body was found around nine months ago. But whether they succeed or not, the two men have already performed two great services. First, they have jailed 100 men, most of whom were fully capable of and willing to commit murder. Mere important, they havo called attention' to the fad thai the,-.!,- menaces to society were at lan;e-not because OUT OUH WAY (hoy were (lie story-book type of criminals too clever for the police, but simply because the police had never gotten around to the detailed searching and day-after-day hammering that was needed to round them up. The odds are lhal most large cities have their full share of such potential killers, men ready to commit any crime from petty burglary to a murderous attack on a woman or a child. Peter lUorylo and Martin Zalew.iki have taught Cleveland and the nation a lesson. It is to be hoped that Ihc lesson will be well learned. THURSDAY, MARCH '2ft, 1938 m of Thomas Maim, Nobel iiri/.c winner in literature and voluntary exile from his native Ormany, declares that the big hire of Fascist government is its pretense of novelty. As chief throats to democracy he lists slodgincsu and i;ell'-complacency. Jh'iT Mann lias observed the workings of Fascism at clour band, lie understands its advantages, ils artificialities. He makes Ihe point that (he Fascists attempt to decoy youth in Ihe eariK'sl search for better government. In Kurope, he states, (lie deception very often works. Mann's idea is in line with the belief of a lot of Americans who think the totalitarian slates — especially Hie Nazi government — are dependent on tYi')t;:y for their existence and that no frenzy can be permanent. All novelty is supposed to wear oil'. When will (he novelty of Fascism wear oil".' That depends. And primarily it depends on how pood a job the democracies can do in showing the world that democratic government is the best for all the people. Noisy, crtinchy food, tonsil meals, sticky or slippery eonds—one or all can embarrass a diner (o rlcntli.—Gilbert Srltlt-s. in an address lo the Gourmet Society of New York. * » » f <!ont ree the sliglitcM reason for saying this connir.v is coins to Hie dogs. People have sc.ld that ever tince I was fcorn.—George Lymnn KHIrcdge, a pi ofI'ssor at Harvard for -18 years. * .* * I'm nut slamllni: by nnd listening to these swing bunds murder nil (lie decent (hiiiss in music.—Leo J. HUpalrick, manager of n De- Ivoil radio Nation. * * t No inililnry force Unit can be raised ruuld prevent Germany from taking Czechoslovakia. —Albert Jintlmi'li Jlnrl, historian. * * « 'I'be IciiBor Ihe list of teU'iihoiic minibr.-s the better ihc chanrr of making n happy marriage.— I'rcl. C. I). Polls. Franklin anrl Marshall College, • * • We are born in a seiies of envelopes. Our (Icvcloimienl consists of removing these envelopes as we slow up.- -Arliir Sclniiibel, iiutccl musician. * * » I am no) looking for monry. I Iv0 iil;l like to help I lie Hllle chap.- -Edward Uetrick. Deuoil. who otlciTd Iiis eye to Kn:;<>r Uiverly. ot l,ans- dalr. Pa. By William SIDE GLANCES By George Clark "It's GrandiKj's favorite vhair. 1 ' THIS CURIOUS WORLD B /e William Ferguson IN THE: UNITED STATES IS ESTIMATED AT WAS-THE: ONLV EX-PRESIDEMT ^ OF THE UNITED STATES TO , RETURN TO WASHINGTON AS A X '' OF" C&KGRES&. ~ LISBON EARTTHQiJAKE: opr/ss PRODUCEO WAVES ON LAKE: OWTAR/O, 'IIIK U. s. Department of Agriculture estimates tiiat rats cause n'u annual damage ot 3189,tGG,UCO. although the rat population is believed to have hem reduced cue-half in Ihe last twenU 1 jcai'n, /U-cut Iwlf of the present iiinulicr of lhc.-:e ralenls live on (aims. NEXT: Stranse: MMH-rstitions alinnt Inails. . O. 9. r«t. CMt- 's Thniry Ol' Stinuihilion ()!' Mind 01' Genius Bv HERE, SMELL "THESE SMELLIW' SALTS WHATSTH NUMBER OF TH' MACHINE THIS HAPPENED OM? NAME-VQUfc APDKESS-YOue AGE-MARRIED OE. SINGLE- EIGHT FOOT OZ, LEFT-- THAT'S PER. A BENEFIT- FlEST AID COMES AF1&R LAST AID LAST AID IS WHEW VVUK DEARAtDIM' YOUR HEIR/5.' i GUESS THEY HAVE TO VO IT, THOUGH-A GUY THAT'S DEAP CANT AKJSWEE ALL THAT STUFF- BUT IT WLL5 HIM OOIW' IT/ THE BEMEFIT illr hiniM-lf, however, lived to ul -toitriKil •)( Ihr AniiTi.-.m • • • Medical AvsiKUli'in. anil <-t The h'lhd ,,| Ralph Widtln Kin ll.vr.ria, (In- Hriillli itl.ijiw.w n.'im dird al an curly ajc nf In v.helh'T nr not rrrl,»i;i <li: ii :•!•:; :.limukitc (hose who r,nflri Mull-veil uilli repealed ill liralll II r- InlcKMin-* lo realize ,....,. ..... ........ , ...... - . III Ilirin In I'xtiainlinary iuen!:i| Hie laiiinir, .lnh»iin Ciorlhi 1 hail ar.tivily. , . ri 1 ;il!:irk <il MrcdinjT Irpin tl A iniouncernenls OCTOft infantile paralysi::. 'Hi'* I:>mon I.c-rd Jlyron was crl|>pl''<l. ;,• v..i iiniet?.. one of Aninir.r,. <:ir;t'- j Invciilris. I llir Courlrr News lias ueen *«• Clrnin:; i;i lil'-ialmr .•: ,| \ n i thorixecl (o make formal muioiince- i^iinliri h:»s !;t?i'n " '"' ' OK OH.tHAUTKHS «'(> .VST A S <:K !>l A1DW Kl,lr- ncrnfjirr llir wtntid-ln, IIKJIKK MAVIIIO.V—UD arllll Uh» loi'rd DKJIIt'y frttt, IIII.IIKC.tllllt- 'I HO H V.VI,II— l)rr<-k pultitcil ^er jiorfrnH. 1)11. KOc.KKS— kr iuc( hl» mail tlilTkulf CUMC. t 4 « YoNd'rdtiyt l.'ucluK nn iiu'mllblr nKbf£nniPn<, Connl* 1 JH nlxinl to di-imrl Jiy iilnne lor CnlKornlu mil. Dr. lu, K ,.r» lo xtnnd in (or ('uiiit)lii Wynne, The lime tm set- (luff abort. CHAPTKH X11I / 'ONSTANCIO said in a moment of recklessness, at which she was to wonder later, "f slill liavc )io reason to think you're not insane, but—well, il will lake me a lialf hour lo pack." Before she (joi out of the car in front of her oivn house, Dr. Rogers took a wallet from Iiis pocket. "Since this is a business ar- ranfiemcnl, Miss Maidwell," he iaicl, "and since I don't imagine yon habitually carry airplane faro (o California around in your purse, I'd belter give you some- Ihing on account." He stripped some bills from <j roll and handed them to her. "Here's enough lo buy a roundtrip fare—1 don't want you lo imagine you're being shanghaied —and a lillle for incidental expenses. Take a taxicab lo Ihe air- porl. You'll find a lickel waiting lor you in your own name. I'll meet yon in Ihe plane." He might, Constance thought, have 'been instructing a nurse in Hie opcrnting room, in full confidence thai every command would be implicitly obeyed. "Aren't you taking a rather long chance?" she nskcd. "If I thought so," lie said with a short uninirthful , laugh, "I'd bundle yon up in a sack and carry yon along us excess baggage." And he looked for an inslanl grimly capable of doing il. "Yon needn't be concerned about taking Ihe money," he added a little impatiently as Constance looked uncertainly at the bills- in her hands. "Tim boy's father will make it good, and be only too glad to pay you for any inconvenience iliis may cause you. . . . Now you'c bc-tter run along. Allow al least a half hour to get to the flying field. . . . And, oh yes! Belter take along some lightweight clothing It will be much warmer there than here. Please don't be ialc I've gol enough to think aboul without walking the floor with a walch in my hand." She was in her seal in the plane when Dr. Rogers came in. He greeted her very much as if he bad unexpectedly recognized pleasant acquaintance, chatted impersonally for a tew moments and then he went with an air of finality back to his own seat. Constance, who had never flown. I )eforc, and who'was in thai phase! of excitement thai craves companionship and self-expression, 'elt piqued and defrauded. / suppose lie's afraid someone will think lie's clojtiny with me, sue Ihoiight maliciously. But no. I don't bclicue that man rcMy cares what nuuoiic is tjoing to think. Then she saw that he had taken a telegram from lij s pocket and was studying it with bent brows, Ihe line between bis eyes deepening as he read, lie wrote a reply and sclllcd down in his seal, quite as if ho had forgotten her. * * * PRESENTLY, however, witli an air of suddenly remembering a duly lhal should be altendcd to, he came over and took a vacant seat opposite her. "Do you know," he began will) i< rueful grin, "1 don't believe it's occurred lo me yel to say 'Thanks.' "Don't," Constance cul in. "I'm just beginning lo realize that you're slaking a good deal on inc. I'm nol an actress, yon know. I'm only a clothes model—an amateur at lhal." "You're an unusually adaptable young woman, if I'm any judge of human nature." . . . He'd be the last lo deny (lint lie is, Constance thought wilh ,1 flutler of irritation. "Elsa O'Dare, in whose judgment I have a lot of confidence, happens lo be nn old friend of ours. Yon don't suppose," he added, with a brief twinkle, "that 1 dragged you into my private practice withoul taking Ihc precaulion of finding out something aboul you, do you?" That, Constance realized, feeling a little foolish, was exactly what she had supposed. "And just wliat," she demanded, "did Miss O'Dare tell you?" "Not all she Icnew, I suppose. . . . Only that when you walked into Daimler's that day, you had no more idea of modeling in a fashion show than—well, than I had. But lhal you slipped inlo Ihc situation with such engaging impudence and such amazing poise that she couldn't resist hiring you on the spot. . . . And," he added thoughtfully, "that she, personally, likes and respects you." And (hat, Constance felt sure, was all Elsa had told him. "And now"—his friendliness suddenly merged into a briskly professional manner —"I think you'd better get to bed as soon as the stewardess can gel your bcrlh ready. I'll call her and—" "Bed?" Constance said blankly. "But I never go to bed so,early. . . . Oh, you needn't take the trou ble," she went on with maliciou amusement as his hand moved in what she had come to know as an nabituaf gesture. "I have a watch, too." She found herself disproportionately annoyed by his brusk ihift from friendliness to this impersonal mattev-of-faclness. "Though you may nol guess it," she went on perversely, "I'vo really been out of boarding school for some time." For a moment he examined her wilh that curious, tolerantly amused look she had come to recognize, . . . Ax il, Constance thouglil with growing resentment, Jic were frying to decide just what kiml o/ unpredictable bug I might turn out to be. t t t FINALLY he said — obviously trying to be patient—"Perhaps I'd belter remind you thai yon may have a bard day ahead ot you, You'll need all the resl you can gel." "Please don't worry about me, Dr. Rogers," she said; "I thrive on sleepless nighls." Without ,-i word he turned stiffly back lo his own scat. Indeed! Constance though!, watching him with covert malice. \Vc get a lot oj Inn out o/ startdiiio- off nnd fcctiny superior and amused, don't <ue? But it isn't so ftnmi/ when people refuse to fake us as serioiii'li; as we do oursclucs, is ii? She took a great deal of satis- faclion out of sitting up a good hour afler her usual bedlimc. Snuggled into her amazingly comfortable berth, Constance began lo realize for the first time in that dream-like evening, exactly what was happening lo tier. Once in California, it was inconceivable that she should not see Derek. And once she had seen Derek, all the doubts and petty fears of the past few weeks would drop away like mist. She, would lose that feeling which had begun lo possess her that Derek had gone away inlo another and different world, and by that very act, had become different, himself; so that he no longer even spoke « language she understood. She fell asleep dramatizing those first few moments with Derek. There was a car waiting for them when they landed. The chauffeur, who seemed to know Dr. Rogers well, said, "I am to lake you directly to the ranch, sir. Miss Thorvald asked me lo say she was sorry nol to—" "Miss Thorvald?" Constance said faintly. "Does he mean—is il, the Thorvald ranch we're going lo? . . . But I can't do lliat." {To Be Continued) ' . !> iin»H iii youth and that, tlierc- fter he recovered, producing a •ast amount, of world famous lil- 'i.ltiire and dying eventually al h( afc of 83 with n second at- ack of bleeding from the lungs. Tuberculosis was far more frequent 15 or 100 years ago than t Is now. Among other great >vritcr.s, aili.sls, musicians n:; well, fto threat physicians who suffered i with tuberculosis we musl include Ihe names of Honore dc Bnlzac, Jane Austen. John Locke. Rene] Laeimec, Trudciui and Thomas Hood. Fossils Yield New Facts On Oil Prospects CHS AND FORKS. N. D. (UP) — Dr. Virginia Kline, experl. strati- graphcr. has been added fo Hie IT of the stale geological survey al the University of Norllr Dakota lo analy/c microscopic fossils tukcu from well drillings. It is llio first lime Hie science of micro-slrnlignipln lin.s been cm- ployed In Ihc study of water con- a chemical engineer with a Ph. D. ditions nn;l oil prospects in the i from Purdue University, started lo Cretaceous shales of the state, of- find a satisfaclory razor blade. In ficials declare. Minnie fossils which millions of years ago swam in the salt water sea covering North Dakota will be catalogued. Dr. Kline, working under dircc- tiou of Howard E. .Simpson, state geologist, is analyzing (be fo-isils to determine the a?e mid distribution of geologic formations in North Dakcla. Many of the fossils, she explained, are similar to small animals now found along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. I.-arge oil companies use strali- grurihy to locale oil-hearing lands. Dr. Kline is. believed lo be Ihe ynungesl woman in the country lo hold a doctorate She is 21). in geology. Blades, 270 Kinds, Put In Hobby Bag INDIANAPOLIS. Iiul. lUP) —A a short lime he had several different brands on hand. Today he has 275 different kinds —all neatly filed in iheir boxes. It's his hobby. He has bought them here and in nearly every crossroads settlement al which he slopped during a vacation trip through. Michigan and Wisconsin. He buys a. complete package of each different kiiirt, leaves one blade in the box and puts the others in his, shaving kit. He says he has gotten everything from ball x shave to 30 shaves from a single. Wade. Dennett has one other hobbj' which he starlcd just recently— coltccting elements. Of the m known elements he lias 40 including mercury, neon gas, boron (which he isolnlod from boric acidt, selenium and tellurium. x Practically one-fourth of all moves marie by tin average sleeper ' ""' ;; " "CO Robert 13. Bcnncll,' arc attributed to hunger. OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoople ".Ha(«! v;i(Ii .stavia'i'tn cvrr 1:"-^ ri-sert^d Mi;i! infrclion of llir br;tm ,.nr Mill-, in paie.MS nny 'n. mril.ln lor Ihr .-..': I dory wrilrr- n! >i . l , ail.-irherl to lnhrri'iiln i, .-,..• ., r>f cfniu. Virnii-r il Ilir un-alrsl v.nir HtToin! with I in. xanipli 1 . »?cb-ii ]; anrl .Timlin Adtini :rn; •.r:ilnl in their iiii nal pivcvrj-, ,,i uil vvtw'w'l'"!!^-'-ii"'' „• n " i . ''. , . , .;,'"' ' > i v ,,'. | ment ot Ihe following candidates . i r ,,lf';r public office, subject lo the iiiitiiy" , Ucmocralif primary Ai.unsl 9. Tor rouitv Trensurcr f?,. I. (BILLY) OAfNKf5 I'm Mierift unit Collector HALt .IACKHON <'minlr Court Clerk T. W. TOTTER fur <;nin<ly Tax A«M.vinr w. w. immnyi WATSON HRYAN'l 1 KTKVVART I'nr c:mii)<y anil 1'rolialc. tlOYI.K 1IKNI1EH.SON Vin rirniil Cmirl Clerk HARVEY MOH.IMS I 1 '')! County Krinx^enliiliv W. W. >' ^,/r:im tvMis.' r ri;r Courier News has been : •' piHsu-ian. ;ln '' i lliorlwd In make formal announcc- iiii- ,irlM. :i!,-.|i n rnl of Hie followfns; candidates iuh-irrv-K"' '•',"' 1: '" llllU1< ' Io1!;1 "I :for rily offices at Hie Hlvthcvllle ^'^:^-™-«-i nwiBi .^w ; slowly f . (j jVMUc- _"C.V,|, ms 0 [ ;il , 0 \ 'inter. «ii (( . s UliU , ljs t „,„,_!. (iJH j of consumption at the ,igc u i 35 ' MUSS KlITH BLYTHE I'nr City Allnrncy ROY K. NELSON fur lirsl Ward Alderman JESS WHITE S. C. (SAM) OWENH HAW- HAVVP- MA3OR, I've CMUCUL1MG O 1 DROLL- STORIES YOU'VE / PROCESSOR f A " MEADLIMER OM IRCUIT^. LET HIS GUARD COWkJ THAT TIME, TM', MA3OB J SEWT A' RIGHT WOOK MIS WAVE v OF .1 (MTO GAL6S OP LAUGHTER WITH REPARTEE. KMOW WHEIJ I'VE BEEW so WITTILY fSMTERTAlUED WAV^ COULD YOU LET ME MAVE*IO UMTU ' MY VOUCHER COMES IW PROM THE GOVERM- WOW THAT i WAVE BEEM APPO1MTEP AS A TA* SLEUTH TMAT SUGAR

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