The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 21, 1940 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 21, 1940
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS iLYTttEVILLfe THE COURIER NEWS CO. R. W. HAINES,. Publisher J. GRAHAM 6UDBURY, Editor SAMUEL fc NORRIS, AdvetUsii* Manager Sole Natioutl Advertising Representative*: Wallace Witmer 'Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. ' ^ Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the poet- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the City of Blytheville, 15c per week, or 65c per month. . ,, By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months, 75c for three months; by mail- in postal aones 'two to six inclusive, $6.50 per year; in zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable in advance. Says American Exporters- The fellow who goes around xni April Fools' Day with a -sign pinned to -his coat-tail reading "Kick Me!" is simply an innocent victim. When he finds out about it, he removes the sign. We hope American exporters to Mexico and Central and South America will prove 'equally smart when they fully realize the extent to which they have been inviting the same kind oi' treatment—and providing a nice heavy shoe for the kicker, to boot Recen't scanning- "of Arrierican 'trifcle in . Mexico shows that American ex- porters are.actually helping 'to pay the f & bill for Nazi p'enetratibii in that ; c ife*Sh~«. - - . Like this: An American firm wishing ptp sell in Mexico turns to it well-estab- jgjished firm as 'distributor. Tt does not Jrealize it. but that firm is 'German-, run jtCperhaps by naturalized Germans main- RSaining that curious dual citizenship **S-t . ' • > which is 'one of the current German contributions 'to honesty and candor. The more American goods ; sold by the German jabber,''the more ..-.commissions he has to contribute to Nazi work in Mexico—and if he is reYnotely German, he contributes: the Gestapo or the consul see to, that. Further, advertising money spent in such countries by American firms is often doled out through 'German-controlU ed advertising firms or.managers, who see to -it that only papers favorable to the Axis receive-the money,- while papers'" devoted to freedom starve for lack of-advertising. Since this loop-hole -in American export policy was revealed as applied to Mexico, it has cropped up in Bolivia and other countries, so it is fair to assume that it is general practice in thc^ countries to the south. Ihcre is no good reason why Ger- c man firms in those co tin tries ^shoukl £nol Tavor with their advertising such |papers -as are favorable to them and go reason why they should not "kick I^ck to the Nazi organization <pro!ils •gpato from the sale-of Nazi good, 5 But lt SOGS against the grain to see Commissions paid on the .sale of Ameri- ^pn goods used b\ , and to sec American appropriations shunted by agents into Axis-favori devoted to 'els 'south, it is pretty surfe to tear it. off and see to it that if there is any kicking done, it is wearing 'good stout shoes itself. They Are a Pecitiiar Race 'The boys in France hi 191S used to have a song whose words asserted that the French, they are a peculiar race. But the British, they are a peculiar race, too. They are supposed to have e'aved in Jong ago. But they do not ca'v'e. Furth'er, 'th'b'u'gh thousands of civilians have been struck down by bombs as 'they slept, the British still don't like that method of waging war. They' have over there an institution like the Gallup Poll, which has functioned right "through 'th'c war without any interference 'from'tire government. Recently in the .poll, this question was asked: '"In view of the -indiscriminate bombing of this country, would you approve or disapprove if the R. A. F. • adopted : a 'similar policy of bombing the Civilian populat'ion o'f Germany?" And 4'6 per cent 'of those polled said they wouldn't approve it. The same percentage guessed they would. And eight per cent just couldn't decide. Our. guess is that a poll after the .bombing of 'Coventry would tell another story. The Shelter Ml? Six years 'have •parsed, and most of us have completely recovered from the 'gasp 6v th r e •(le'precatoiy ^buckle with which we -looked -at the plans for a, great shelter belt of trees which should redeem miles o'f dust bowl from the encroaching desert, Absurd! Too Visionary! Trees won't fcrow ! Mafctiifi'ce'rit'! 'Crack-pot ! So. we spoke, looking at that drawing of a continent-wide tree belt where no trees grew 'before. Six growing 'seasons have passed. In ;eastern South Dakota 32,000,000 trees are growing anc i thriving on 4229 farms. About 70 per cent of the trees in this area survived, despite farmers' skepticism. Similar reports come from North Dakota, 'Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma . :<MXL Texas, It is too early to , claim* : that, the trees have -redeemed every promise made for lliem-to Change the very climate and turn desert into Eden. But their very survival £fvcs hope that we can. do. more than s6me believed to change the face of the country anci ^ake it bloom according i 0 our own desires. A scientific -'tax law would place all 'deam axe, m a rfnking fund . . . allied annually in its cnln'cty against the retirement nf >I>A „ , . *** v- *-* 1 v»**itlH li fjl I.! if* M fl *- tioivil drhf w nr • u» n- nci . • ±lcni T H. Heimann, executive man- *oci, National Association of Credit Men. m d. Mi do to us. ns well as what do SIDE GLANCES "Now remember, Doctor—don't spend Hie evening asking people 'How's Hurt leg of yours coining along?' or 'Doing .any thing for thai cough?'" THIS CURItXJS WORLD By "William Ferguson .....,. . , COPF. 1?«0 BY NEA SERVICE, INC. T. M. REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. IF VCO HAVE RIGULTV . OTHER; : PERSONS IN VOU PROBABLE JI-?,f I A THERMOAAETERL, PLACED irxj /\ AMXTURE OF- /<Z^ /ANJD siSXU VVHAT ' 8 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, mo ANS\VER:. Zero. NEXT: How inany uses arc there for wood? Profits will necessarily have to Childish Minds 'Held i easily hurt; indecision in making T Y«r i •• • ^t .inclgmcnUs. irresponsibility, anci lo Wreck Marriage Ship rc « rti ' — :— . . "To be maluvc." he said. "<i pco- NEW ^ WILMINGTON, Del. (UP) pic must replace highly emotional —Combination o'f a mature body tempers with reasoning; stubborn- sccon- Americaii business is not sillv *»oon as it clearh 'ary and national securitv '^t ^ i-xun c Ol inc worst handicaps to tno'x Bounty first.—"Navy Secretary ' a successful mai-riagcl" according to Dr. R. P. Galbreath. president of Westminster College. Dr. Galbrcalh listed seven quali SERIAL STORY DUDE COLLEGE BYOREN ARNOLD COPYRIGHT.. SERVICE. INC. r. oorow w*,Iey York, fe**<tv ot »rch. e olocy. yountfo mth«r »»»• Ity fere.,*, tto»»le cover* » *,« or •«• ' and a childish and immature mind ness \vitn a com'pron'using atti- I is <-onc of the worst handicaps to j tilde; 'thoughtlessness in speech with. consideration for others" feelings; irresponsibility witli thoroughness and accuracy, especially in one's vocation, and fears with i ties pointing to childishness- im- courage to follow ones conviction." controllable temper, uncompro ' OUT OUR WAY More persons lose their jobs*antl * j married happiness through irve- anci j sppnsibility and inability to get fcy THE GIRL WITH A CRUTCH CHAPTER HI 'JHE man across the table from Andre was scowling. "A fool you make of yourself," he was saying, "and fortunate for you is the change in plan." "What do you mean?" Andre asked. "I got your card. That much was all right, 'the information. But you would have been, called here anyway. An—what is it you call yourself? Andre Girardeau, hah!" Andre's Hps tightened. He hadn't come to Washington to be insulted, and yet he was helpless here. "After all, Herr Girardeau, if you will, you are to do 'exactly as you are told. Must I explain what I mean? No. I speak not for myself, you know that. Now at home you were always a soft mark for the women, and here in America 3'cu make a name for yourself with the first pretty woman you contact. Do you fancy that is approved? "Listen, I— -" "No. You listen. You. Now, you can. never work high if you let your attraction for women rule you, Herr— uh— Girardeau, and the newspapers have . been picturing you and writing about you and—" Andre interrupted. "I was riot making a fool of myself. I told you the way to get at the father was through the 'girl. It is he who owns the new bomb sight, remember." "Ah, the bomb sight!" * * * "jgXACTLY! Already I have seen every inch of the big factory here, and soon I could be intimate with the man himself. Even if I married 'the girl, it 1 would be good cover." "If you marry you win never live to be a good husband for long — remember that! But enough; _ there is work ahead. You go at once to PUeblo, New Mexico/' '•"But that's where the girl. is!" Andre looked squarely at the other man, a squat, pompadouned one of middle age. "Right. And the father. And the new bomb sight. What better region than a ban-en desert, to do bombing tests? Eh? We are not asleep, Herr Girardeau. - You "can go ahead and follow up your heart interest, impersonally. But riot too far, mind you. If you are not shrewd—" The man .shrugged. "Do you need any moneiy?" "I must live nmid wealth." "Right. Here, is a wallet with $20,000 in it. There 'is. no lack of money if the goal is attained, just as there is no question— yet — of your loyalty, but—" Andre uoadcd, ifrowiimg in impatience. He detested, this man who was his superior hfere. "What am I to do now?" "Here is a map." They spread a picture of North America and the short man began measuring with a pencil. "You can see that by good fortune, Pueblo, New ! * A young man was helping her from the car. "Ah, Senorita Montoya, may 1 help you?" Andre stared at the girl, and at her crutch, as she hobbled past. Mexico, is at a strategic ad van- i tagc. The principal "bbr'Ser towns j such as Brownsville .and El Paso,! Texas, Nogales and Tia Juana, are in virtual bar/ricade. -But where the international line runs through the open desert land—there, this dot is Pueblo, and. there is the university too, where the Bailey •girl go'es. There also do you go." "All right." "See, it-is just this far to'Tam- -pico, arid here 'is Guayrnas "on the •Mexican west coast, and Mazat- lan." "I see." "That's all, how. You go direct to Pueblo, contact 'our operative there arid ;get further order's. Here is a ring set with a -chfysocolla stone. Wear it for identification. Arid the other operative there will be -feigning a 'sprained ankle and walking with one crutch." "A crutch," echoed Andre, nodding. .•--. "Right. ^Tour ingenuity: .willlthen •arrange a meeting/* ''" ; ~ OCK BOARDING HOUSE IT'S A WOMOER YOU OlOM'T SMELL \T OUT VOURSELF -WlTK TMAT BIS Ait?p;-,i,\£. SEACCN ^ou PUSH I PA l^iOT MtNiTfOMlMG AMV VOU SET A PLUG JUIS BQ^ROBILL/ [ SERGEANiT, I HAVE SWlNDLED/VVHAT COMING TO WHEN A CANJ BETAKESJ MAMSJER UN50ERTME \Jeqv '^^] NOSE^ nc. -ru^ *J I 'GET A FAIR IDEA M£!\iTAUTV OP the conference was ended ; anE Andre had attended : 'to his banking errand, he reserved a place on 'the next air transport west. There was time before the take off to telephone Ne\v York and have his luggage forwarded. . The 'air trip was interesting until nightfall,'.and then because there was no stimulating passengers with whom, he might converse, he retired early. Dawn lound him in Hachita, New Mexico, waiting for the little side-trip train that would take him to the quaint village of Pueblo and its "Dude College." By I p. m. lie \vas on the college campus itself. From the moment he -got to Pueblo he was alert for the man walking with a crutch. Of course, chance might dictate more than one man on a crutch, but the ring would pave the way toxvard identification, Andre knew. He was in no great hurry. He even thought of hiring or purchasing a car to drive out to the—what had Ronica said?— Cocking R Ranch, and seeing Ronica herself. But he liad been reprimanded for putting personal tastes first; so, better he form his business contact first. . Ronnie probably would be "on the campus anyway. He liked the general looks of things. Pueblo University sur- prised him. It was a veritabl* oasis, as was the whole town. The 'clerk in the ^expensive if small hotel here informed 1 him that the town • and its cluster of ranches really depended on the one stream that watered this region year round. An eccentric but wealthy cattleman arid'his wife had endowed the university -originally, 'and unexpected dude -patronage had built it into a luxury school. Andre liked the beautiful Spanish 'architecture of,its five buildings. The landscaping was superlative too, and he walked down an avenue of trees toward the administration building, * # * JJE was admiring the nude statue of an Indian mafden in a fountain, under the 'building's main arch, when a long whispering sedan, drew up. At the same moment a bespectacled man stepped out of the building, carrying three books and a brief case, but Andre turned idly to look at th'c car. "Mmmmmml" Andre murmured appreciatively, to himself.' Through the sedan window he saw the face of a girl, Spanish or Mexican, of extraordinary 'coloring. He could see that she was small, and reasonably young", but so very sure of;herself as to be a trifle -haughty. He liked.thc way her straight hair -swept low and backward to frame her face. The bespectacled maa ha'cl stepped toward her, and now he dropped his books. 'He was at her sedan door even before her chauffeur. "Hello, Dr. York," she greeted him, and her voice was almost Jyric. ' , "How .arc you, Scnovila Montoya? May I help you into the building?" She laughed gaily then and made a joke about her foot, but Andre's chin dropped. He. barely regained his poise in time to keep from staring at her at "she hobbled past him on one crutch. (To Be Continued) along: with others than for <iny othcr reason. Dr. Galbrcath asserted. Colbrado 'ScWot Gets Meteorites for Stady GOLDEN. Colo. (UP)—For .the first time in the United States, college students will get a chance to analyze a collection of meteorites In the classroom. Three alumni of the Colorado School of Mines presented the institution -with 180 meteorites ranging from pure nickel-iron alloys 'to all -sorts of .stony structures. -" Although other colleges have meteorites in Mu.scurhs. School oi- [ ficials here said that for the first time students in classrooms yri.H study stones in connection with weather forecasting. aeronautics and 'ballistics. • HOLD EVERYTHING By Clyde Lewis Requests For License To Spear Fis«h Incf eases -. ivn«h. • (trp)— -nic "old Indian custom of : spearing f'iSh »s increasing in Micldgttn. •• The State Department of °Con- ] scryation, which -allows '-spearing ' on specially-designated lakes, reported issuance cxT 1,200 permits ' at $1 each, and (expected to Issue 800 more- before the season closes . Dec. 31. Spearing for ckcw, whitelish and cerr carp are pennittc-3 only by artificial light, and fishermen may not sell fish caught in tjhat manh-er. doesn't drill with the rest of the bovs— he' '«Tic ninnnhl of hrms liv corrcsnon^rncc course f

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