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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 16, 1935
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PAGE POUR BLYII'HEVILLE, (AKK,); .COURIER NEWS TUB BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO V PUBLISHERS ", ' - Q. R. BABCOOK, Ed|t«r ^ H. W. HAIKE8, Adverting -Sola National Advertising Representatives: AHifois&s Dallies, Hie, . Kcw York, Chicago, Detroit, si, Louts, Dallas, Kansas City, MemphU Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday R.A, Entered ' ns second class njntter nt the j>ost office «t Blythcvllle, Arkansas,' under 'act or Congress, October 9, 1017. Served by the United I'ress suBscmpnoN RATES By carrier In the csiiy of lllyllicvillc, 15o per week, or 56.50 per year. In advance. By mall, within « mows of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 lor six months. 85c for three montlis; by mill In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, J0.50 per year; in zones seven and elrjht, $10.00 per year, payable 111 advance. The. Birdsong Mississippi county has no reason lo I'ucl proud of Uiu reception tluil w» ; s ticcordcd Noi'iiiiin Thomas wlicn he al- tcmptcd lo speak at RinlsoiiK yesterday. Thu disturbance that made it impossible for him to deliver a scheduled address was a violation not only of his rights under the constitutions of Arkansas and of the United Stato.s, but of universal laws of courtesy and hospitality. •Are we so jittery, so uncertain of the merits of our position, that we are unwilling to permit a distinguished exponent of a different philosophy to express his views? Are \ve so uncertain of (.lie fundamental stability of American democracy that we must, in tho words attributed to lenders of the crowd at Birdsong yesterday, "make our own laws" to deny .such basic rights as those of freedom of speech and assemblage? .There is talk of the danger Unit discussion of the farm tenant problem may arouse ignorant persons lo acts of violence. There may be .such danger, although so far such violence as has occurred in the current controversy in northeast Arkansas has not come from llic tenants. Rut it is certainly more dangerous lo deny ;i large part of our population the right to seek relief from conditions which most of us are ready to admit could sts'iid improvement.! In so doing we only, lend to nourish a sense of injustice'-'anil- to .encourage a conviction Hint |)er)iii[w violence is the only way out. Perhaps we feel secure in our strength to impress violence. Cut u<e should dread arrival of the day when America becomes a land where the rights of the ruling class ran bo maintained only by holding the rest of the population under the iron heel of force. tt'c look with horror upon the methods which dictatorships of various sorts —proletarian, industrial and military- use to maintain themselves in foreign lands. To defend all Americans in the exercise of their fundamental civil and polilicaj rights is one of the bust ways of .guarding this country against, that sort of thing. Norimin Thomas may have a faulty understanding of the cause and nature of the conditions in this section in which he has interested himself: His OUTOUPxWAY prograin for the correction of lh« evils which exist may be worse limn useless, but lo deny-, Jiim the riglit lo express his views lo any who tire willing to listen is u procedure which holds much more danger to American institutions than anything he mirjlil sny, Heritage of Democracy The career of Uiu Jale Prof. Michael I. Piipin, who catne to America as a boy in search of democracy, is abundant proof that liu found precisely what he was looking for. Young Pupin WHS a Hungarian peasant youth when he ventured across the sea. Democracy lured him—democracy, under which a lad of the humblest birth would have ample opportunity to exercise the best talents that wen; in him. He seems lo have come lo the right place to (iml it. For he became, in democratic America, one of the world's best-known scientists. "Jli.s im-ivilmiw in Uio lialds of Ihe X-ray, telephony, and radio were used all over the earth. Democracy gave him its ( fruit—the chance to develop and use lo the utmost the potentialities thai Providence had given him. Fulfillment of a finest like his is one of the most priceless heritages of our country. Alibi, Bui No Excuse 1%-Navy Lobbyist Willinm B. Sliuitr- ci - , jfi'illed h,v a SonaUi eomniiltcu, ;il- lunipls to justify hiiuself l>y iissuiiiiib' that every fight ho intulc in the interests of n Isirgcr Ill-lit was mnde at Die i'C([»cst of ofVicoi's in the U. S. navy. It is tiniu Cor everyone to realize that this does not justify Shwn-ei-, or (i!.iy other Iqbbyisl. It isn't up to oll'i-, ccrs lo decide OD policies. Tlieir job is to' (ixoeute llic jiulicics the civil yovcrn- nuMit l«ys down. If Congress voles lor ;i siniillur military establishment, the oll'iccr has no whiilever trying to nullify that division. Naval oit'irer.s who llio schain- ings of n Shoarer need to IJB retiiiiulwl very sharply just, who is boss iu this' coiiiitry. : SflfiflWl We believe there Is somoUiing unlucky lor royal iKi-sonagcs In this present, lime. — M. Smaksmnn, confidential secretary to former King Pnijiidhipok of Slam. j » « Anyhow, I would rather have Hucy Long attack me . thtm praise me. —Norman Davis, roving U. S. ambassador. * » * H out resources had licen mobilized in Die interest, of Ihe entire nation, we would not hnvc needed any credit lunation. —Murrhier S. Eccles, governor of Die Federal licicivc Board. * t t I am terribly i;lad I dill nol have to serve on the Hauplmann jury. While I don't be- llcvc in capital punishment,, where it Is the law It jiuisi ), c applied. —,\t ra . franklin D. Roosevelt. (I THAT§ KIND OP A UK)6PATGFUL WAV TO THROW A OLD FAITHFUL SERVINT ONTO "f SCRAP HEAP? HO IN VOU ' WHUDDA Y/V V/AMT ME TO DO, GIT A Rl SQUAD A BUGLER, AMD HAVE TH r LOD6E TURN OUT? By William SIDE GLANCES By George Clark VOU COUU3A~T/ r THAT SHOWS A " FOLDED up, AND/W/TH A SIGH OF REGRET, LAID 'EM QEKITLV AWAY ~ A GUV WHO IS THAT WAV IM LITTLE THINGS, WOULD t eE,IM THINGS. GCNUP,ALL RIGHT.! ME MADE A SPEECH | HEREjVlSTIDDAY, ! ABOUT HOW CRUELLY! WE GET DUMPED j OUT WHEM SVE aET ' OLD AN 1 SHOPWORN; NOW WE KMOVJ • WHLJT HE'D DO,IP : HE OWMED A / Home Must Help School in Protecting Child's Health : &n]spynE\^ERvisr,»jq T.M.src.u.t.rAT.Orr.'^f^-' 'I ii'ish I could i-emonilicr what my grandmother used 10 ilu for colds." Nebraska Camel Skeleton Mounted {or Museum LINCOLN, Neb. (UP)-A fossil- ised .skeletal) of a Nebraska camel, one of thousands of such animals which roved Nebraska's prairies iu jrc'm'sloric days, has been mount:•<! and placed on exhibition in the camel gallery of Morrlll hall ut the University of Nebraska. The skeleton was found in a .side canyon of Ihc Niobara Hirer in iorthweslCTU Nebraska. More than i week was spent in digging out the sandstone slab which contained the .skeleton. The slab weighed iW pounds and had lo Ix; lowered from the canyon wall down an Improvised ladder. SATURDAY, MARCH 1185 ItV DIE. MOK1MS FISHIiCIN IMIIor, Journal of the Ammivii Medical As&ocialle-n, nnd of Hy- gcla, the licallii nli^ailup Parents are cominif IKOCC and more lo reali/e that they are jusL as responsible as is (lie school for proper development of their children, and even more so K P !JH: it came* to the health ol the ;,oun;; ones. The child may l;c told in school about the importance of regular use of the toothbrush, about, the desirability of washin 1 ; Ihe naiuis and of fcalhiiig at fairly rcisular Intervals. It remains, however, for the parents lo make csttnin that the child does wash its teeth, lint it does bathe regularly, and that it does wash its hands Irciprunily. The child may be told in school about Ihe Importance of a well- baliutced diet, including plenty of fresh vrgetabicji 1 fruits, cereuls, nnd other csseulials, fcm iinli'si Ihe parenls co-operate by niovltiln; •itch diet, the child cannot obsnve the type of eating Uiat he knows is light, In the school the oliild ni-iy l:» lirovidcd with proper light for sdici". proper • J cat')) 1 '. lor p-i.-.mrc. and adcqtiaLti fiimiui:!:, ol frcj,(: ail, only to return t.> A liuma in nhi- 1 ! the llgbthiB :s wiwig, Distur;: nt-ver given a thuuthl, and vrnti- lal:on ImpoEBlL-iy NIC,. You should i«iiiA' that hici'lt'i- lion of health tiabiu In the child iniisl, be- a co-opcratis'L' elfort. between school and ho?}).. 1 . It is obviously desirable thai t-jacheis b-i infoimc'J as '.o ii.c home conditions ; ;i a, pint.aiw llirougl) l>'4ient-trac!te;' asiccu- llons, ol.'iam Iht- kiml O r i-o-opom- lion necessary lor mulls. In miiny communities an; .-diool physicians who imclsrlake Ihc iiic- liminary exiiminattons, mdicailm; Ihe presence or remediable (iefecls in thii child, l-'rcmu'iuiy |h; icnch- <r is the first, lo notice existence of such ilclecls and to cull them .CarHmal-Maclloryj on Way to lo attention or the .sclfool chin. nhysi- In oilier phicu;, ihtrr an: no school physicians. Under .sucn -,-ir- cuiHstaiiff* Ihe school may well call lo attention ol UK- parents the ncccssily for giving the child a physical examination lor i!e- icciion of such delects. Moreover, once Ihe defects ;>.r? discovered, you .should tullw up •lie manor by making certain (hul Ihe child ac-ls Ihe liiml u( treatment necessary lo cure the disturbance or .slop it;; progress. A few generations b.nck there were no school nurses, no school physicians, no plnygrnumfe, uml no systematized physical educiilim. Today the importance of Uiwc accessories to the school system is recognized. The costs ol proper health supervision in schools arc considerable, but they more than repay liicmselves in the production of healthful children TWO RIVERS, Wis. <UP)-Jullus liubchmann, 100-year-old Por- eslville resident, still has a pair or boots marie for him more than CO ycnrs ago by Charles Tesmer, 85, lonner Ahuiitou'Dc bootmaker. Knioulc Iti Home front ttie- rc Kiicliaristic Cmisrcs.-i in bourne, Australia, wliere he the Papal Legate, Joseph Cardinal;; MiteKory (above)., primate of Ire-! land, visited briefly in New York! during a stopover. At woloimliiKJ yorvices ho bestowed tho P'Jpal, blessing ou all in St. Patrick'! Cathedral. ! Slayer Juggles Bullets As He Explains Killing CINCINNATI. (UP)—Two bullcLs ivhich snuttcd out (he Hie of John Hose, alleged Chicago gunman, in Newport, Ky.. were juggled in the hands of Albert iRedi -Mastersun. the slayer, as he testified In Campbell County court, where he was given a hearing on a murder charge. Masterson picked the slugs from „ table where they hud been placed with other exhibits, atli'r Coroner August, Helmbolrt had testified those two, of Ihe six fired into Rosen's body, caused death. As he told his story of the slay- ins, Masler.son indiffereully played with the bullets, changing them from one hand to the other. Tlie shooting occurred. Masterson said, alter Rosen called him to ii ta.vicab in which the victim and another man were wnitini;. After liosen had cursed him, Masterson .said, (he other man reached beneath his coat. Believing lie was going to draw a gun. Masterson fired, he said. Me was held to the Grand Jury without, bond. University of Nebraska Schedules 15 Ball Games LINCOLN'. Neb. (UI'J— The University of Nebraska baseball teutn l play a 15-gaine schedule this ills, oijcjihif; with a two-game series with Iowa Slate college' ut Ames, April 15. The complete schedule: Iowa state, at Ames. April 15-16. Luther College at Dccorah la April 17. Upper Iowa Univcfiily at Fny- etlc. April 18. Iowa State Teacher;, at Cellar I pl alls, April IQ-20. Kansas Slate at Manhattan, April 2fi-l!7. Kansas stale a I, Lincoln, May 3-1. Oklahoma at Lincoln. Mav 7-s-a Iowa Stats at Lincoln May ','0- Norlh America uses approximate] ly half of the timber consumed ii? the world, yel it contains only om> : twelfth of Ihc world's population. tlve Uaited States, torn- ermnen cova'ed a new plot m the last fcwo V«i n,,<. lr> Ilir r» nnTlhtne nlionf r*r. •.lie return* linil" Mm .Irnil. I" unnlr .!,<• ri <•" *tnm Ilir InilMhm. rfs:i*trT \o\v co n\ xvi'rTi run STOHY CHAPTER III AT Iho tnucli of tlm hntul ou her shoulder. Milllcenl flravea save n convulsive Pfart, whlrler) nrnuinl to face llio niar who liart accostert her. To her Biiriirisc. slia found Eh<" ™na Kiarlnc into llio fealuros of llio lull, elcarlcr man who hnrt cnidorl llio olevntor ilotcn'trom the 1711) floor HID nlslit before. "Onod mornhii;." ho said, "t Ihniiclit t rwORnly.od you wlicn ymi came out of tho rlernrlment store. h«l you were wnlklng so rapidly f almost had to run to catcl) up. Wliai's tlie hurry?" Slie frfnd tocouitmso lier features alone Hnea of frtBid formality nnrl say. after tlio most approved manner. "Sir. I ilon't know you." Tlia attempt was a laraenlnble failure. Tho man laughed. "Come, come." ho sale], "tills Is no lime for you and mo to ba 'or- nul.wllli each other. After nil. sou know. I'm entitled to an or- nhnatlon." "An explanation o( what!" ehc nskcd. "An ospIaaaHon." lio said, "of how n happoncrt that you were In such a hurry to leavo tba building —tho 17th floor, I tblnk It was that you rang from, wasn't It?" "I'm sure." silo said, "f haven'l tho talntesi Idea of what you're talking about." "And Hie picture." he said, "lo the aowspatwrB la a fair likeness. H doesn't do you Justice, particularly now that your eyes are so bright, but, lo n iierson who has onco seoi) yon. the resemblance Is roadify apparent" "Who are you?" slie asked. "Thai's belter." ha lolil lier. "My n.iuie Is Happ—Jarris c. H.ipp." "Have yon been tollowlns me?" she asked. lie laugitcri ag.iln. lucVed her arm. luln Ills oud said. "Couio. you're all wrouuLl up. Let's slop Into a re.^lauratil wbcro we can t.ilb. (lava you had breakfast?" Sim lio.^liatcd for ri tiiouunil. then paiil filowly, "I co»M ube a cup ol coffee." He dcfilj guided her r.iound thp corntr. lino 3 ulbtr )mi>03lne fet- Unrant nlilvli.. Ehe knew, mads a tjii'clnlly ot lireakliists as welt m formal dinners. Uesiitte Utrself, It; soae subtle iii. itit toa^J tiersell lelaiic^ AllUiccnt liajlatcj a moment bill lite si/cnl irisiilcntc ot 1'is ej,-cs and Ins oulstrelclicd hand was compelling. 57ic handed ihc pnrsc la him. lier vigilance. There wag some thing BO strong and reslful oboni IhisjHun that he seemed, by a mere toucli ot bi3 hand uiion lier arm. to raise a defensive harrier between her and the outer world. "I tliini;," ho lold her, his gaze softening somewhat, "that therojs some sort of ;i penalty altar-lied. In tlie event I don't c.ill In Ilia pilkc at oaco. 1 know there's a very grave responsibility. 1 tlilnk I'm an accessory after tlio fact, or Seated at Ilia table, she noticed : something of tbat sort. However. i ''"' lvillin s W meet you half v;ay." once moro Ills keen eyes. Ihe In berent power and dignity of his Tbe wailcr arrived with her i order. She knew (hat she was bun- manner. ' sry. and yel It was necessary tor "Two pots ot coffee right away."j her 10 almost force llio (cod into he said to tbe waller, "and then j ''^ mo " lb - w ''ich suddenly felt dry. we'll give you the balance of our | a ,,. C( , bat ' 3 ft S '°" wa " t! " 6ho or(lor -" i "1 want lo know your slor?," lie He sra.-ic<I reassuringly ai Mill! > t n |,i || C , "' nl detail •• cent i -\Vliyr bo bad tolil her absolutely uollilng; concerning himself or his inolivos," but that 6bo was Irusthic him im.' Illicitly. "Quo of Hie lirst tilings," bo ob-i served, "thai you'll have to do Is' to change your appearance. You'll have to darken your skin somewhat' and gel n Iransforinalloa that will you dark hair. Vou'll have to get somo sort ot position where you won't ha at all conspicuous, EODIO place where you can keep under cover IT you have to." "Oat." s!>a objected, "that Isn't Uniting tho person who substituted purses'." Ilo nodded slowly. "It's going to bo .1 long chase." ho said. "Tho person thai you're dealing with 13 clever. It's proli- •ilily a woman. She observed ever^ detail about .your purse, switched purses with you. 1 Ret yunr keys, secondly, so thai could leavo Incriminating avldenco nt tlio scene of the crime. She •planned n murder cold-bloodedly and deliberately." Mllllccnt nodded. O15 guided her to tlio door. cum-;, nioncd n cal). gave llio cab ; | driver an address whicli she d!da't : j hear. ) ? i ou re £oin3 10 rcrjnlre SOIHB^ money." lie suid. "llavo you any?"' "None," f\\a told hiin. "except lliaj money that was In the substitute!)j LlirEe." * "That's lljo one you are carry-^f Itif, 1 ?" ]IQ asked. 1 "Vos." • S "OKe It lo me." be said. "It raajfj Elvo mo a clew." She hosllaled a monieiit,.t>ut Ihei silent Insistence or bis eyes and Ills! outstretched hand wero compelling.! Slie passed the pnree over to bhu,| lio took bills from a 77ell-ni wallet and handed tbcin ts lier. "One o! the tlilata you've got tol have." be said, "it you're KOJIIK lo| avoid the i?,.7 successfully, la money! —plenty of raouey. Keep this witb's ryHB waiter retnrnerl willi I IIP coticG. The sle.iinins aroiun roado tier rcali;o iliai fhe wn? really very bnt!i;ry. Her I:I)IM|>:III Ion, Deeming to sense linr needs, satd. "They bnve some very fins' Genunn pancakes with ripple iiirt You can have a sido order ot grille Klic nodded iirr bead. "I'll have nothing bnl coffee." be lold the waiter. Miilicciil added crcnrn and sti^ar lo lier coffee, looked up to mecl the mr.n's searcb- I"S eyes. "Well?" sh9 asked. "Unrfersfanrl," lie told her, "I be "Hec.'miC you." I lliiuk- I may help w^jilcii despciately to think, llicie WJH soinetbing hi the of bis voice, someiliing In :ni-ancc of bis fornrone ia whom sue could conlide. Tbo knife nn(t fork dropped to ih'! cd^s of lier ptala. Kilo raised her eyes nnd slarlcd lo lallc. Slie laiketl wilhonl reservation, pouring forlli Ilie entire story. When site had finished, ho said slowly. "I lidieve you. I ma gi licvu in you. A young woman who '" '";'' •">"• | \"" <'•« Ti'reciaK- 1» =s attracllv, as you aro co,ll!l,' somcll | 1 "S <" "'» t»<>"«'«. bctore (indor no c.lrcumstancea. Have nnyj ".",' '" »/" lr - 3 " ! ' ln lllirni V""' iHm- tr. .trt n-lf(. n ...Itrrlnr Ul>t !'"'&"•• ' Oil SUO'11(1 lla V C lold VOU T 11^ tri do with ft nmrder. lint ore ccriafn circunistance:- fihonld bo explained." t r , ? |Mory lo (ho police ai I|H- ([ yoti wanlcrl lo li» hollered, tlo turned casually to loot- hs-5 bint! him and then suddenly 6i!;':-| encd. When ha spoke, his voical was strained. ,". "I don't think," ha said. "they''« seen you ycu Flatten down c^J^V floor. After 1 leave yon. wall untlifr j you're certain yon'ro not observed." ! Then go lo 223 Mill street. Thax name of tlio place Is tho Acrr,5;j beauty parlor. Ash for Miss Han-? son." ;5 His arm circled her shoulders! pushing her down toward Ilia tloorS Of Ilia ilo called to tli-| l lho slree , back." The driver obediently swung to! Rard tha curb. " Is 112" Miilicciil asked, i "Two detectives." be sale), "fol 1 lowing In a polico car." She heard Hie r.rlsp ruallo ot i- Mil. beard him say something In : whisper to tbo cab driver, then (h< soutid of a slamming door. Tli y : rab lurched onto morn Inio motion' Stio felt !( s'.viug »| UK, corner. 'Okay, buddy, pull In closeij manner which I to His cnrb Find sior,. Let uirvonl 1 off her feet. Then drive Etrni-hl down the p-ilico will Ibinl; a K1 »ry you may lei] lias been concocted for by so!ce clever attorney." She nodderl her hcail, realizing only too v,-ell His force ol what be "Ye.-.r 1 elio asked, with a tiilkction. stirring lier coffee slowly "I mean." lie slid, "lliat I am periljp.i UK. must Imtmrlanl witness thai ilie prosecution could have. I can put yon at the esact scene of HIP cifuiK nt Ilie exact time It was| "Theis's only OUB thing tor ua lo conumtirrt." ; do now." he filil. "Tliat'a lo llnd Slie gasped as !Ue full Elgnlfl | l!] o peisou who fsvtiched the ciace of Avtat ts =>as aiyln2| pmsts." ! •JjBijf,) .jp ou dej. j Sis stared ai ijiDj, itillzlni ldat{ Abruptlj. the bad • surrendcicd evidence she \m; i'M/.K:\ tliai sli i ihn only bll oj to o who was not only n stranger Mi; who had been In the vlclnlly of 111 murder ai tbo sery time tt commuted. Sh9 struggled op from her t tlou In tlie tiollom of Ibe.lni/. "Stop:" she called to 'b:J driver, "Oo back!" Cl'p lie Cu

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