___ COURIER NEWS OTE COURIER, NEWS ,CO. , g. W..HAINES, Publisher SAMUEL, F,. NORfilS. Advertising Manager^ " Sole -National "Advertising Representatives: Wttace Witn&r^.Co,,New York, Chicago, Detroit, 'Atlanta, Memphis. ...... - Wblished Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as T S^d~Ss S 'matter at^the jx>£ bfficVkt Blythevine, Arkansas, under act.of Con feress, 'October 9, 1917.. Servfed by the United Press 'SUBSCRIPTION BATES. fcy carrier' in the City of Blytheville, I5c TSius of 50 miles, $3*0 montl,, 75c for th fay mail In postal zones, two to /* g SO per year; In zones seven and eight, per year, payable in advance. The Celling Pot On certain days in almost 'every federal court a big batch of "foreigners Lake the oath of allegiance to tne United States, thus becoming tull- fledged citizens of the land. There are names like Andrjan, Balzekovich, Bm- dofer. Schmidt Van puse'n. Csaszar. Greenstein, Jcjol, Kvasznitska, Mooney, Tsopanis, Chrisantortpolos, suggesting many sections of Europe. To these people AnVcrica has been "home" lor five years—perhaps more. Now they know America. They have.. perhaps, lost sonte of their illusions. But to them even an America forced to have peacetime conscription, to en- ad high taxes, to fight unemployment, 'and "depression in certain -lines of. indus- iVv— even this America still looked to them like tfie last, best hope in the entire world. Addressing them, a kindly, old federal judge speaks these wise words: - "America truly welcomes you. This country's superiority depends upon the services of its servants/'" It is another way of a't'n'rnilhg that the melting pot still melts. ed with fee cluty oi b'eihg his -jailers, so to 'speak. Even so, William's liie cannot IVave been a b^^of roses to a rmm 'of his temperament and upbri'iifeinig. "H'aus Ddorn" is a comfortable place in itself, ljut to look from its windows is to get th'e shivers, especially in the bleak Dutch winter. Deep sivo w. on th'e ground. Wind moan ing its melancholy song in th'e dark pine trees. - honely roads deserted by hiim'ah brings. None of the human bustle that he used to see from his palace, windows, looking out on the Berlin streets. None of th'e veteran regiments bravely goose- stepping for him to the crashing march music of .splendid military bands. None of the hiizzahs of the faithful when he rode in the Tier|arten. iVone 'of the deference accorded hiin when, clothed in white anVl gold, he took his sea't 'at the 'opera. No'thi'ng left but his 13'doks 'arid his * A - , , ,-...*.; "p ' Uvougjits. L' : ong, long, ashen thoughts. Regrets, perhaps, that he ever pluiVged Europe into waiv jPo^zfenVent, perhaps, as to how he could ivave managed things better—and woii. Envy, perhaps, that an upstart corp'oral from an obscure AVs'triah vilfage has, 'so.ftiV, ac- complisficd what he failed, to <do. And, last thought 'Ofall b'ef6Ve/clos- ing his weary eyes in sleep, last thought : culled from his 'freque'nt Bible reading: "Vanity of. vanities . . . all is vanity." THURSDAY; DECEMBER SIDE GLANCES On the Vanity 'Of Human Glory Former Kaiser William Second of Germany is reported to be ill and the doctor's in attendance are said, to be worried. No wonder. Any man ? ''~of 8L has a rather teniious hold on life, and furthermore, maybe the one-time, monarch has lost the will to live. For his career shows how 'fleeting is human power and glory, To have lost a throne, to have traded ru!e of a powerful nation for exile, to have exchanged Potsdam and a half dozen other magnificent palaces for the rnore or less simple house in the little Dutch village of Doom is sometimes compared to the final act in the drama that was Napoleon's -life.. But the cases are n'oi on all fours. •William ruled' Germany and 'merely sought a wider sphere through force of arms. Napoleon had actually "through war extended French rule over great Wretches of Europe. , William 'preserved an astonishing strength and health through lon'g years of exile. Napoleon died -alter long sut- fermg from an agonizing disease. William was treated with great def- ^rence by the Dutch' government. Napoleon's retainers have placed on record the foolish arid 'senseless treatment accorded him by the Englishmen charg- Refuting an Axis -Lie Pope Pius Xll recently delivered 'a sermon which certain Italo-German axis , j - .1 ....-, ''• '. ••(. ,y>- ,1 papers at "once tehdentfously Tnterpr'et- ed and twisted as a .sigh that 'the bead of the Roman Catholic cfrurch shared the axis viewpoint 'on Vital matters. Now" the Pope —unlike politic'al statesman—cannot rush into the •arena , and refute-every misrepresentation 'of what he said What he meant. The Vatican nevyspaper, Osservatore Rornaho, has "clarYfied : the issue, however, by stressing that the "Pope in his allocution merely reaffirmed in ^jgeheral terms the five points he Vxpound^tl last Christmas: in^ependetiee ; &r M, nu- r tions. great and 's'ntalV; ; dis'arm'ameht; ' international institutions freVd ot! past deficiencies; satisfaction for. \fust tie: mands of nations; aVrd restoration of 1 divine justice, in keeping with 'Ch'i'is- tian ideals. When Hitler and ilussqlini ofeser\ f! e these five points there will 'be some 'chance for lasting peace in a stricken world. Riddle This One A'dolf Hitler 'an'd Behito "Mu'ssolini 'arc clear pals. They tell us so themselves. They also .announce 'that when they win all the wars they will set up a new order in the world'. That being so. Hitler should be very much interested in the news from 'Athens that » • v ' » ' the wife of_the Nazi minister to Greece, Princess clu Krbach-Schoenberg, has organized the legation 'start 'into A : a knitting club and already lihished 800 -articles, including gloves ancl ear niu'ffs for soldiers fighting in the cold Albanian 'mountain districts. For Ben5to's Italians? No sirreo! For the valiant 'Greeks! SERIAL TORY . L MCA SERVICE. target infallible ...accuifacy. >Vhich, p£ course, ^as why /Andre and the powerful European drgan- - '^- v^--' -v«;--- • V v- * -•»•• T.ESS than 48 hoitfs later, by co, coMUat; , It U Lomm . _. * * * ANDRE GfeT6 A e amiably; with Thomas U. Bailey, cost- Specifically,' Andre's assigned, t^sk was to iget a sample irinbci looking liquid called "Blki^ was with Mr. Bailey when ™ 5 - - business clothes, 'itiey were duly introduced. spYains jarid M&ctilar aliments, 'but 'grbtin'ds hVrice practice You said you'cl marry ine -wllen I \yheel truck—now you say it has to By William 'Ferguson pESERT PI-ANT, .IS FOUND IN THE WHOL.E NO ...AND NO TWO PI-ANTS A\ORE Z-A&0& ANO TO THXSM ANY OTHER- C?P AU- HIS FOODSTUFFS. OOMt 1MQ »Y MtA ttRVKE life colorless IBuid Ss ftUotfs: | ^^ t h ^^lohi^'s Sb«n 1 ""^Tplea^ttre to have met you /'Appax^itiy .^actuM practice moriopl^ne.,. g^tlemeh," he 'declared presently with ( .new iDbnib si'feht 'delayed Mt.-Bia'iTey saw the ships andl ris ^S- because 'of intrusion 'Jap'^n into sto'oti. up to_|gla;e"atthem. the &heme l alsti. U..S, Border ''Well,, well!" said Jie. "They're Patrol captured fife Jatfenese here at laSt! -Arrny boys. 'Andre. -• t » ^.^ * ,. ,, . , T • v •• | , - r ' - I'".}-' -"",.: r^. - f -,: ', ; • . ,', i planted tin b'6'nib- j Sent put from the factory for—uh —a bit L 6f . ^ _ .~.*...~w.r.*.-*..-v. W..MJTV-V*. »»«.*«. "A*- I Andre tried to sound casual, til new orders Washington. "New t^e motoV, Mr. Baiiey?"^ "But I _'am 'clo'ste'r _^'tiU 'to ; Bail- "No, the new b'omb si|ht. Pr'ob- ^ y : a ^^^^^^^^ 1 ^' ^^^^"1^';%": | "Yes sir, gentlemen," ne. weiu ialsohave con^ctM second >^ent 4 'Sohie/mentibn "of it, yes.'* . J on "America has got to recognize here as instructed. H'ayfe made "The "Attny's using bur plants. I international conditions, no .matter pYopeir zirrang&tients ifor him- Want to run some tests on the tipw determined we.are. : to stay out '•,.. ^ v iv- v -. •• -; i'.- vve'»•••", M: •- I • :•'.-,••*-.'•—-•" '•_•• v 1 '-.".-,-- •,.- i 1 '?- I f^t tirar 'Prpnarpdness is a neces- dhrig in Mexico when right mo- desert .here. No importance ]?ar- °.f- wa ^ ^reparecme^ g^foi four ?rieht cd^, .Jir^aring not one ticularly, biit-Hih, keefc ^ confi- g7j wj ^ ^rfer lh'a ? t preparedhesf but three potential "avenues for dentfal, 'Andre." - -!'*«•>, ;'; rQ V.Vr ^-t^t pvt'pnt. Thfest tr^nsp'orting. Was carried.there I "Oh fefrtainlv 4 ^«, f> . ; Mr.. Bailey said he was expecting business callers, and J was about to le"ave anyway. I'm .„ you had a-smooth trip." 'Ho, Andre, don't rush off 1 . Fact is, I • wanted you to know these fellows, and want them to know you. Mr. Gir'ardeau, here, is o French refugee. Wounded last March, captured, and 'escaped .before France had to capitulate. But went to survey grbuncis by the Bailey girl in .her own plane which was 'given free privilege across border for helping Patrol. "Think best not rush 'attempt to acquire instrument until perfected in tests 'even thb'ugh Bail- by himself declares it virtually perfect. Please reftiit more "money must live expensively." He allowed that sheet of paper to dry thoroughly, then with or- .diriary ink from a fountain pen he wrote a completely different message right on top of the other. This new message had to do with a vacation in the 'southwest, with books, with clothes and similarly uninteresting family talk. Sighed with a fictitious 'name, wiped free of possible fingerprints, folded and inserted with gloves in a fresh envelope, the message then was directed to a woman in Washington, D. C. Late that night the stamped envelope was mailed without An- Oh certainly, Mr. Bailfey. is to ]a .very great . extent. . These men, Andre, have come 'to conduct Extensive bomb ihg tests but here to see it myself, so I'E take you " should like -to see the tests. ; any pjart of u«,» , ^ --^-^ - noun t em ent W that is open to the public, of course. . f ^ ct -should .come from Colonel "Fine! Don't blame you. Want j M C David here, eh?" The man palled Colonel McDavid answered. ••--- -•'•'•" *•,"..- j ii-- ' Vf •« *! "Right, Mr.. Bailey.. Of course; Andre congratulated himself m- ^bihg practice .caiVl be. hidden wardly. He was making better ^nder a.h^t;.but we do haye bur progress than he had dared hope, secrets, and we.do.have,our ene- Not that he could yet expect any mies to'ih'g to get, them. Were you actual study o£ tfe .bomb sigltt, * ^ *£_ll^TJswered tor but at least . his intimacy with | h - m an ^ -^^ ^^ Bailey added groundwork, rterfect cover against | most out of his careful.poise any remote possibility of suspicion Colonel, Andre doesn't^ fly. directed against him. He already knew that. Bailey Thomas U. Bailey was perfect was ' enough, to .'startle,Andre..al-••-••-••'• "• -«NO, But the young fellow has, 1 think, conquered my 'daughter; and if' she approves of a. man, he's solidt I have to retognize that. In 'addition. Andrei's a'gentleman of. some means. So I had been planning to work him in as-an investor and executive in the Bailey corporation itself!" Andre held his breath, while Mr. Bailey moved to put an affectionate paternal arm around his shoulders (To Be Continued) and the Army department heads worked hand in hand, that not more than ten men actually had seen the new bomb §ight. Even the •high-rarifcin'g pilots who had given it. 'preliminary tests—with such startling success—were .unacquainted with.the.detailed construction of the .thing. It Was a "gadget," Mr. Bailey Dec. 7 Determines ANSWER. No _ It "extends ;slightly'-outside at several points. NEXT: The knobbiest set_ of antlers _ More For MinisteH Seen OUTOUK BOSTON iUP> —.The. Rev. Or. C.liarles Reynojd.s ^Brp\vn. "dean- pmerUus of Yale Divinity School. .believes it is mlicb. morc v oifficnlt lo carry on church work -today t.han il wa.s 50 years ago. j '.'ft Is not easy, when the na- J tion.s oT the earth arc facing do- striictioii to. build .up a . spiritual future, or for. a .minister to stand for the Christian way of lifr." hr said at a meeting bcrr. "The clist-ractions of modern lite n;id thr;. mechanical aids lo easy living make it 10 times hardrr tor a. minister to assemble a 'cbugre- e'aUon than it was 50 years ago.' Marketing Policy Next Year . T-. t'VJ Fovl- Avid Reading Husband Finally Divorced by Wife PETROIT. i UP' —There j iy never ^.l day . but what a »ie\v argument 5s..'.offered in Detroit's divorce courts. '"My husband." asserted . Mrs. AHvian Wincel when she brought her .;case "into circuit court, "reads -omany ma&azine.s at night that Ue can't set.up in the morning to WASHINGTON /UP)—American cotton growers . vote Saturday on whether. to limit, the marketing of their 1941 crop to quota limits to be established by l.hc Secretary of 'Agriculture. . . .,.,..-.. , More than .1.000.000 of the .'1225.000 cotton growers in 19 states are expected to determine.,in ? referendum whether to continue federal marketing restrictions in effect since 1938. The quota, if approved by. two- thirds of those voting., wili he. intended to limit marketings, from next year's crop to approximately 12.000.000 bales. That would about the referendum, conservation phases of,the AAA program will be coa- unuett m 1^1. Tney. poimed oui inac, if quotas .are ; rejecced thai, me farm -law .prohibits lo'uhs LO Laniiei;s_ on tneir crop. ..-. Foreign outlet. Smaller • "Cotion . warmers have • need, ot 'nia.i'Keting quotas for the 19^^ rnayKenng year more, man ever oe- .io.re," .becrciary. .of Agriculture Claude WicKard said. ;'Wa,r concti- t,ions nave .ciecreascd rather inan .increased foreign outlets- lor LOL- ton. "Although the i>ositiou, ol cot- con in world tracie is difficult.. we nnct satisiaction, ni tne lac;, tn we arc increasing the use 01 couuu in out.- own country.cuic to.Liie suv- puis removal and -the national dc- icnsc programs." He pointed out that Ih'c prcsetu cotcon supply of approximately ^o uuU',000 yaicb in tne United oiate.- is more man douoic normal cuu- t)tJR BOARDEVGffJUSE iiih Major - - - - ; - , meet the anticipated market de- go to work. As ;\ result he nas lost manc j job- after job.' 1 under th'r quo'l« -system now in Her,'decree NY as sranlcd. Uffect. and which will be continued next year if approved, growers are pennirted grown on cotton ', D55.5HARPE/SHOCK/ THAT'S TVtt= APLA\M -^^^REMEOVjDR;'" _. t'LLGOTUROUfeWTME OPINIONS j^OOPLE WILL MOTIONS OP AKi RECOVER HIS VOICE IF v We SUBJECT GUOCK VOU BACK/ sumption ana exports, ana is a record hign. Tnc farm law r makC5 a rel'crcncui'm maiidatory wnc» in: supply is more than Jv7 per ccn 01 the ••normal" of 18.0Uu,OOo baicj "Witli maiketing quotas in ci feet." Wickard saio. '•cotton fanner, will liave all phases of the AAA ohie. nearer a fair level while work- iig toward adjustmenL necessary s a result b'f dcvcJopments m tiic •otton situation in recent years, "zn the progVam tney nave acrc- ge aliotmonui to heip 'a'ujtit>u ^y to demand couuii ioans ta-u piace a noor under p'ncet.. and Jveiing 1 quotas to p'»ticc mcif u6rnmotiii.y on tnc marKct in HII oiiieny iushion. At present our ou- cotton price is.lar aoovc i'"'c price, principally utic '.'J 1-rtCiors. "i'ne cotton problem is \vmcn aaects thu ciuu'C riiiu ac a uiue \vneu. iiationai is . important'"th'ai, Lu'tton mis .means di sn-coguici p.ositipu.. ConsequeiiLiy, itu'a.s in the AAH v«.im arc not. only to t tne uin,> OUt tQ" tUC pUOn'c:-) lil :ts wen,' wJCKa.ru sj.»i.t. one Group i.'car* L israei oongregctLiuu. utu'csi- ^^- '»;•••' <ejjgious uou> iifjc H'HU .1— unvi oiuLsi in me united ouiico, "U'j. ma'vV.cd .its, -uOtn uuiri'vci^rtt.- v r '>-' 'spccmi cvciHs. Tat co'iig'i 1.^^10.^ i am OILS for its aid during tne KCV- farm program to help hold their in- ohttion. obluined Us granl in 1740. HOLD EVERYTHING By Clydt Lewis to 'market- all their acreage without, payment of 'penalty. Reduced Acreage Likely • The 1940 allotment was 27.900.000 . acres. The 194.1. acreage to be e_s- tabllshed probably in JanuaiT insy! be. slightly smaller. Under quota restrictions growers who exceed uicir acreage allotment must pay a penalty ot 3 cent.*;, a pound on all cotton marketed from the CN- cep.s. acreage. All farmrrs. ?:hft3\cr.fand owner, tenant or sharecropper, who giew cotton this year are eligible to vole in the referendum. County 'AAA committees will be ,Ui charge of the .voting fit polttng Booths set up throLghout the cotton country. Last year 91.2 per cent of those young approved quotas on, l tt .P 1940 crop. Cooperatioti Jn planting witli. the nUotcd. acreage by ,indi- vioual.growers wa.s nearly i.0.0_uc r cenf..Tnr national acreage was 2 ; >.100.000. about i.o'jo.Ooo acres "naer Ittc allotment. Despite planting;, well \mcicr the acrcaige w'nu.-h the pepaVt'mcht had estimated would produce a crop ot ia,pOO,OGO bales under: nori\ial growing condition.s. 1940, production -totaled 12.847.000- bales. The!— larger than expected crop was disc j to ..exceptional ty favorable growing ' conditions. Agriculture department. _ofiicialb 'hope for approval of quotas, but said that regardless of_..ouicomc of - OVAWER^TE^ "She always insists on being. ,}yilh .me when I get a- 'new suit!"
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