The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 12, 1935 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 12, 1935
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PAGE FOliK THE BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS 0. H. BABCOCK. Editor R W. HAlNES, Advertising Manager Sole National -Advertising' Representatives; Arkansas Dnillcs, Inc., New • York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louts, Dntias. Kansas city, Memphis Published Every Afternoon Except, Sunday Entered ns second class matter at the past office at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under- net o( Congress, October 9, 1911. Served by the United Press 1 SUBS(JKI!*J'1ON RATES By carrier In the Oily of Blythcvlllc, 15o per week, or $0.50 per yenr, In advance. By mail, within a racins of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, 51.50 for six months, 85o lor three months; bj' null In postal zones two to six, inclusive, $0.50 per year; in zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. Tenants and Landlords The discouraging '(.lung about, the clfort lliat is IjchiK iiiiulc to arouse sliarcccopiicrg of Ibis reyion to lie- man;! rc'liof from Ihjc unsiilisfaclory conditions that nwjucstioiKiljly prcvnil among them is thai there is no evidence of nn unduivilniKliut; on the part oi' anyone connected with the movement of what is really responsible for the state of affairs they condemn. So far ns can be determined from published interviews with leaders of the so-called Southern Tenant Farmers Union they think the people for whom they speak are the victims of oppression on the purl of dm landowners ami Unit all that is necessary to bettor their condition is to obtain an organization strong enough to force concessions. 11 is by no niwuis so simple ;i matter. There exists in northeast Arkansas a considerable surplus of Inbor. That condition resulted in the first place from the decline of the. limber industry in this area, it has been aggravated by the cotton acreage reduction proVrinn. II will not be eor- lecled until a balance is restored between the number of available workers and the amount of work to be done, which may be accomplished either by expansion'of cotton, production or oilier farm or industrial activity or by the txodus of-a part of the present population. The .government, in the (iitorcsts.of • a majority of the farming population, has placed restrictions upon cotton production. We believe that on the whole this was botli wise and necessary, but it has undeniably made harder the lot of many. To minimize the ill effects of the reduction program there was written info DIB cotton acreage contracts a clause which bound land .owners,, so far 'us possible, to mniiitiiin upon their places the same number of tenants thai they had before. There have oo doubt been chisel- er.=j but the majority of land owners have tried in good faith to live up to the spirit, of this clause. There has been some displacement of tenants. There has been a larger displacement of day laborers and cotton pickers, the inevitable result of a short crop. Even had it been possible to carry out the cotlon acreage reduction pro- BLYTHBVSLLE, (AHK.) COURIER NEWS gram without any /displacement of labor of any kind it would not have been economically sound to do so. The provision against reduction of number of tenants is good as an emergency measure, but in the long run it is bad. Survival of the American cotton industry in competition with expanding world production is dependent upon economical production. To require an American cotton farm to support more families limn urc needed to produce a crop in simply it way of subsidizing foreign competition—or of driving down the already low living standards of American cotton producers. Acreage reduction, in itself, is not incompatible with economical production. To the contrary, by the encouragement it gives to home production of food and feed and by the .opportunity it provides for maintenance of fertility through crop rotation, to say nothing of its tendency to eliminate from cotton production tho least productive soil, it should contribute to a cheaper pc-r-pomfd cost of production. Utit it cannot do so if there is an arbitrary increase in labor costs. Solution of the labor problem here and elsewhere in the cotton belt, therefore, requires cither a lifting of the bars upon production or removal elsewhere of excess labor. In the long run there is no other way out. The answer to the removal .suggestion is another (mention: Where? The answer to the- suggestion for increased production is, ns has often been pointed out in Hi is column, .such modification of American Uin'fl' |;nvs as will permit foreign customers to pay for American cotton with goods. In the meantime, while it must be reenguixed that tenant fanners have the same right as any other group of American citizens to. organize for the advancement, of what they conceive to be their interests—and have it right in w doing to the prelection of the civil authorities—it is extremely difficult to see what they can accomplish by the kind of program they have launched. They can't 'squeeze out of the landlord something he hasn't got. Their interests are not necessarily idenliniJ with his, but neither lie nor they can hope'for much until the business of cotton production is placed upon a reasonably stable and remunerative basis. . It WIN milk I drank and look, nl the size ol me. —Winter Elliot, British minister ot narlciiKure. * * t Bnseball of the future is going to be less of a pink ten iilTnlr. —Branch Rickey, vice president ot St. Louis Cardinu|s. * * * Be born in a country where your materials for your works lie. -Pear| Buck, famous author, In advice to authors. * * « . We nrc ready tor any emergency; We nre always ready for nn emergency. —Attorney General Homer Cuinmlngs. OUT OUR WAY By William* SIDE GLAJVCES By George Clar , "You don't seem, very concerned when I sav (hit! I ijtillut sixty-two gniy hairs nut of my head this morn i UK-" CURIOUS WORLD ? e r ONLY THREE STATES, INDIANA, TEXAS ' AND "'•"' NEW HAMPSHIRE, MOTTOES A CURIOUS DEER-LIKE ANIMAL. THAT LIVtSD IN NORTH AMERICA MILLIONS OF YEARS AGO. oo/es ARE THE FLOWER. BUDS OF THE PLAMT 0l3JSBIfl;UStRVICt.l»C. Tli(> clove tree is a native of the Molucca Islands anil is cultivated extensively in the tropics. Oil ot cloves, used in medicines and lor scenting soaps, is mads by distilling cloves In water. Blood Factory Valuable Aid in Determining Parentage COME AWN / WE'RE COMIN BACK TOMORROW wrrH SHOVELS. AH KMOW, BUT VN/HEM WE DO CON;E BACK TO SHOVEL, AH WAMTER KNOW WHAR SHE 'WAS. THE-ROAP^TP CHINA, rjy.'S.ViC. T, II f.tft U. S, F»T, CFf. 15V Kililor, Journal of Medical Assorialii the Health Modern science lias developed tin ingenious method of guiding the courts In deciding ihc tnic p ari .nl- of children, or discovering who commuted a murder, by means ot examining the blood ul Ih'j persons involved., in the aiKf i, IraiiKtunion, this mi'lhiHl see that the bioud ot I,: involved is compatible. This prodigious .step in medical Lciencc is based on thr < cerlain domlnnnt muo Wood. Before a blood trail:,: ^i.-,;are made not only lo : l; : Hil [ , 10 infection Is transmit!; . Irom OI:e V-crspn lo tlie other, bn' ,;> l, ( . sure that the blood of bold u ; ;j „.,.< ^ c |; If tV.e bloods arc no: t,; iv.V Hnds that mix well, the blow! i ; cu« p-r- ''On will cau>;e I he nu ilc^i c'clls ot tlie other to clump i i.rtji,.]- if his occurred within r r ) mnulll liody, death would lot;,... • | cells, ov corpuscles. The plasma ican j contain* a. Mibslnrifc called iiggln- ion, and of Ily- Ilinin, which, when il comes contact with corpuscles of a ccr- !t btoort ^d to Icncc of in the tests TUESDAY, KliHlvUAUY 12, 1935 IIKCI.V HCfli: '1'QDAY CAM) »K.VOi:(lso,v, „„.,,. „„„ S3. HOfk. Ill u ,11k M J)]J » gll j ,,,,3 lic» JU-ji-nr-DlU lirull,*,, I'llll, iiU|i|inrl rJJi'lt limillcl rmbcr KTIJVU IIUVKUS. „,,„' •„,„„ ivorJin In HJC mill, n.l.n Gale la iiuirrj lilm. Slip iiromlM* lu K l ve liliu cm juiNucr In a te\\ Ull>-«. Half noon ilnn I nt-. break, llmitiKli thr lef ,,nd l« rociicj li> Illll.t.X wnSl'MOIIi;. Hlintt Hi. llicr. novr ilcnil. liuIJi 11,4, ,,,ni, Ifrltili litm rump tioine iiflcr IMU jcnr. In I'nrli In ,.,ii c t ,l, F ,,,m. <.;iti- tmn|i|Kttr» brforc lj e letirn, leer iirunc. 1'ICKY THATCIIKIt. itnilKllict ol IIOIIIOIIT TIIATCIIKH. K cnernl llllLll.-IKrr or till. Ullll, «thfulf« to cMl'llvtile Jlrlun. Gnlc gori OD nn erriiDd lor n nrllliilior. DIRS. O CO.V.VOH. nfclrli i:ikcx lit-r Into the fonntry. II U a utoruiy nlvht nntf the iul,,rfl (be return liun. Jlrlun cniur« afont; unj tiikrn lirr linmp. AM »he (ft-l* out ot lUc 'cur ktic turn* nnil tuee» Sieve. NOW liO ON WITH T1IK STOIIY euAPTun xxm CTI3V10 MIS not a dozeu y.irds ^ away. EVOD Brian recognized the couslralnt In the situation. Ho looked from Gale to the youny man anil then back again at the gfrL "Oil." Blio said, "—hollo. Stove Tills Is Mr. Westmore. Mr. West more, Steve Meyers—" "How do yon do." Stove's voice was too level, too cool. ''Your father's been worried about you. lie went on, to Gale. "I've Just boon around to sco It the bus was held up somewhere." "1 didn't come on tlio bus." Gale told Mm. "I missed It." She turned to Brian. "I'd better go In." slif mild. "Good night—and llmnk you Cor bringing me home." "Good olgtil," Brian answered 'I'licre was really nothins else he- could say. Who was this his sullen eyed fellow anyhow? Brian won de-red nhout it as lie shaped Intr the car ami drove away. Was tliere something between those two? Was Gaie Henderson J;i tove u-itli rids— what had she called him?—Steve? Brian didn't like the idea. ilo drove on. wondering what to do with tho rest ot the evening. II liad become suddenly distasteful to liiin and he didn't realize iviiy. Meatnvltilo Gnie was saying. "You're going to come iu, aren't you. Sieve?" "Oh—for a few minnlca. I guess." They went into the house. Tom Henderson appeared IEI the living room doorway. "So Sieve found you." he said to Gale. "1 was afraid something had happened. Was the bus late 1 ;" / Gale shook her bead. "I didn't como on ibc bus." she said. "I missed it. nrinn Wcsunorc brousl'i me home." "Brian Westmore!" "Yes. Ho was coining along anil saw tile bus puH awnr and Icat'e me. He stopped and said 1 cpnld rido with him. We had to drive slowly because the- road was so lind—" "You're sure it was Brian Westmore?" "WUy, yea. I've seen him at Hie mill. Ifc's worliiut there now, you know," * • • '"TOM HENDERSON said. "Well, I'm glad you got home saCi-ly. At storm like tills is liable to keep up I all nislu." lie moved toward the window and looked out. "It looks' bnd," !> continued. "Sit down. Steve. £<t down and malm yourself comfortable. I'm going to lie down for a while—" ; Ho K',i3 gone (lien. Galo looked at tho young man across tlio room. "Well." he said. "It certainly was iifco that your friend. Mr. Westmore, came nloiie Just when he dM. That car of his must be n lot more comfortahlo than iho bus." "Stove!" "What?" "Are we going | 0 go through this nil over again?" ' | "I don't know what you're talking about" "Yes, you do. Ton know perfectly well. Hut It happened exactly as I snhl H did. Honestly—" "I don't doubt tbat." "Then why nro you (nlking tho way you ore?" Steve got up and came over lia- sidc her. "I didn't mean tt," he said. "I doo'i know what's the mnt- tor with mo. Only when you see tlio filrl you think more or than nnyono else In tho world with some other fellow—a fellow who's got everything — it's son of hard to (ako—" She would have been defiant It he lind continued to storm. This chance- ot mood was different. "I wish you'd understand," Gale said patiently. "Brian Westmore isn't Interested In me." 'Then ho must bo crazy. He couldn't help It, Gale. A girl like von—"* Slio waved this aside. "Cut he isn't. 1 tell yon! All he talked ibout tonight was llm mill. And he's not a hit like you think he Is. either. He's got fdoag about mat; Ing things belter Tor tlio employe; iu'<l paying ua higher wages. lie told mo about a plan he's worked out—" * * « "(VI. 'lid her A look of crati- • lao-ss hurt come Inio Sieved 'ace. "Talked about the mill, did ho? Listen, Gale. I/should Ihiuli you'd see through that sort ot talk You'd better watch your step! U Brian West more lalked to you about what's going on at llio mill he's trying lo pump you. Get Informa tlon so they can work as harder grind us down ami make more money for the company." "tie wouldn't—!" "Wouldn't, huh? Say. don't make me- laugh. It Elian Westmorr wants to make tilings easier lor employes-anil raise our pay, why doesn't he do it?, What's to Eto^ him?.. u;s his mill, j si ,- t |,v- "fiut he isn't running [he m m It's Thatcher—" "Then why doesn't ],<• fire Thatcher? lie certainly could do that. The whole thing's a pack ol lies, a frame-up." misbelief shone from the girl's eyes. "_Xo. Steve." s!:e said. "I , don't believe it. t don't believe he'd do anything like that." "Then you're in love with him." bhc w:is on her feet, head high. "Yon mustn't talk like that. Sieve." "I know." Instantly be wns.con trllo. "I shouldn't have said it. t'orgot it—won't you''" "I will if you'll promise not to say It again —not to even think it." "All right. I'll promise. Urn, just tlie same, I want you to remember what I've told you. There's lots] going on we don't know "anything about and it's risky Irusllug any. ono. J> Gale thought, of I.eola. Holler and her lalk of "secret meetings." Josio was sure that Leota was a spy. |j u [ i Brian Westmoro—oh, no, tlial was Impossible. Oalo smiled. "I'll remember", she said. "Ami I'll be careful. Como • on—let's go ovor to O'Connors'. Mrs. O'Connor will bo anxious to | hear how Mary likes her now coat." They had to knock twice at i]n> O'Connors' lioforo anyone- heard luem. Then It was Kntlo who pulled the rloor open. "It's Gale!" she called. Katie danced up ami ilown with excite- I inenl. "Common In." she said. "1'at'n liero and lie's playiu 1 tdo loveliest music—" • » * TM-IERE were a dozen poisons Jo tho room—little O'Connors curled up oil a worn-out sofa; Timothy, their lather. In a chair tilted against the wall, smoking a pipe; t'at Kelcy. young and dark-haired, a relative, occupying tho center ot (he room, witli tiio harmonica raised lo Ills lips; his blond wllo watching, admiringly; Michael Din- widdio and Willie O'Connor scuf- "ins In a corner. Tlie room was warm and smelled ot cooking but nobody seemed to mind. 'Mary's fine." Galo toll! Mrs, 0 Couuor. "And she Bald the coat was perfect. She's going to try to get Irj.and seo you before Ions." The last words were lost In a shriek from the saifflcrs. Timothy O'Connor set the Icga of hla ehuir on tlio lloor soundly, "ripe down- yon iwo!" lie said lomlty, and (hen tilted the chair uack again. "The Stars and Stripes Forever" Save way to "Ramona," played wilb long, plaintive notes. M rs . O'Cou- uor said. "Pat phys rca | nice doesn't he? 1 wish my children were musical—" "I'm musical. Ma!" |i|t( c Ratio shrieked. "I'm musical—look!" Slio' began beating time with a fork on " chair back. Her mcrihcr managed lo silenco her. Tlie O'Connors, us usual were noisy and (riendly and gay. Gale and Sieve slaved for halt on hour .i"ci then made their way across !hc_ street.- At the door Steve said, "It's lime tor mo to be getting alon;;. There's a Wallace lleery picture at ttio Slr.ind tomorrow.. Would yon like to go?" ,-'/f "I'd love 10." Dale told him. "b\i I'd better wait until tomorrow to ict you know for sure. I'll seo you ' flci- work." u : "0. K. Good night, Gale." '" J2 I "Good night." Halt an bour later, lying in her bed. Gnlo thought of what Stovq had said about nrinn Westmorei But ot course Steve was mistaken.' Brian wasn't trying to get intor- mation from her. He wouldn't use what she lolil him to mnke things harder for mill employes. No, of course not 1 . lint sbmclliiim was to happen ne.vt day that changed her mind. (To lit? Continued) can lie definitely stated that the other parent must belong to one ot certain groups and cannot possibly belong to certain other groups. II a person whose blood contained "a'' and "b" factors married a person whose blood contained "A'' and "b," the children could only be "a" nntl "b" or "A" and "b." If the child contained the factor "B'' in its blood, it would b c clear that some other i»rson must have intervene:! in the conception. It is also wen established that u mother with the "A" and "B" factors in her blood could nsvcr produce a child witli "a." and "B" factors, and similarly.- a mother with tri2 "a" and "b" factors could never produce a child with the "A" and "B." Canada's Kail lialts Cheap OTTAWA. Cut. CUP)—A claim .Hint Canada has the cheapest railway rates in tlio world wa's made hy C. P, Fulleiton, chairman lot tin: hoard .of triiMets of the :Canadinj) iv'r.tloha! l£aihvay.>, in an i inlcrvicv; here. { "Sea Serpent" Draws Crowds ! SANDUSKY, O. i.UF)— The oncn I i widely publicized "Samlusky sea 1 serpent" is drawing big crowds at I the Florida State Fair in Tampa, according to word received here. {The ."serpent" was a big snake iliom a Cleveland lent show, allc I cdly "captured'' iu Sandusky B:iy I of Lake Erie hero by two zealous camivalisls. In 1920 there were 551 hank tail- fires in iliis country; in 19:JO there | were 1315. OUR BOARDING HOUSE lain kind, ciumbs them leather,,, or agglutinates them. The corpuscles also contain a substance called usghtUnogcn, which eiiublcs them lo be clumped when they arc acted on by the rK'hl kind of plasma. Tl:orc arc two kinds of ;iu^ln- linins in I',],: plasma; tiii-M "have been culled "«" and "h." There ,-ire also two kinds of aysliitiiiogens In the corpimclfs, wbiuh arc called "A" and "B." Now. persons may have in liicir blood vartoui combinations of these agglutiniin ami agelulinogcns for instance, iisslitttniti "a" can cc.m- bine with :>sgUitinc«cn "A" !m;i the eorpnseie:! tr> clump. It may not, however, ;i;[ CC !. corpuscles which contain ii^Iutlnoscn B. After many tl)oii.sii!:;.s of ptopb were stucllcd. it undiscovered that nil linniiiii b-ints ,...„ i )r . ((jvided into groups jn-cordim. i,j iho nceUi- linin.'i ami ^olijij^ciis wfilcli they have in thci- Woodi H t s ob- Ing lo Hie group in, blood, and lliat il;r- „;, lain groups citn | K .„,. danger. By this i)!oi)<l .stiJii-- it .known lt\,\i tlici? is , '• . t ' t ;,~.. inherit ccunin dinmi-tc'ii.'ii.' vvlillc.. we taiiuot in- iioi., study of a blood uroui ; (i,;,, tain diild is ll,"" ( |,. b - n .,:',, , iHstali" f " l h"'' U ° C "'"' M> ' "' °° ma a certain man. The blood consists Jit callsrt p!asi,.j in tile (if ccr- v.ithout w also j -Hey t« c::, and llio viou.sly to have "ii 11 Ills coipjjalc together. It is. hou- '>v any person i" i" hi!> blnorl, rtt ouct: eltimp • i.'-'.!!-,^- jo linvc otlicr oiiiljiMati(,n.;.-( or O . xam pli!, "A and "ii. -A- ,n-l • b." "a" and B. null "a" and ' h." This liist- meiilioncd e n>,,p «,r p.,,,,,^ |,., vc been called o individuals because clumped to a i' can never k l )!l wii can (r.insici- 0 ,,|y one tnese rjcioij, io hj s clilld. if the sroups to which a child and i:'..ei;: telouj ^re known, It J3y Aherjj HOWDO VOU SPELL HOOPLt- ' OMEOE,. AW-^GOME ON.LAD-^-CHOOSt A MAME VOU'LL, AT LEAST, GET fx P^CK^GE 'Of- Ml UTS, AMD I'LL WAGER \T WONT COST YOU .-, 7 - M OVER SIX CENTS/—!. ASSURE ) u f\ YOU THERE ARE ONLY LOW TR\CtS L ™ L LEFT-iM.UN'FORTUNAT&lLy, BUSTER l I PICKED OKIE TOP, 88 CEm~S--TAW--; TOR THE I BE A SPORT-NTHE'-PRIZE IS A f ^j4 'DEPARTrAEMT V SHAVING SET j—-WE'RE { ^, OF JUSTICE/ ( "RA1S1N6 TUNDS TO SUV A }'f

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