The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 21, 1935 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 21, 1935
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. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NE\VS THE COURIER NBW8 CO., POBU^KKJW ••••'.'. O. R. BABC0CK. Editor • . ..H. W. HAINEg, AavertUing Manager ...(Sole 'Nations!- Advertising Representatives: Arkansas bailies, Inc., 'New York, 'Chicago _Uetrolt, Bt. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City. Memphis Publish'cd Every Afternoon Exceiil Sunday Entered us second cluss , matter at the post .office at Brjihevlilc, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By earner In the City of BlylhovlUe, J5c- per week, or $6.50 per year, in advance. By mail, within a raaius ol 60 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months. 85c for three months; by null In postal tones two to six, Inclusive, 55.50 per year; in zones • seven and eletit, ?10.00 per year, payable in advance. Rich Indian No Wone. Than Some Whiles Tlie noble red mmi lias been lure- ing a pretty tonga row ever since tlie white brethren discovered that America's broad land was fuiiile, scenic, and .studded with line miiioivil deposits; but nothing that has happened u> him is much odder than Ihc way lie is used as an object Icssuu every time he gels a little extra money. It is the Oklahoma Indian who litis •figured in this kind of story the 'most, because it is the Oklahoma Indian who has the most money, what with the Osagc oil Holds and all. And 'a neat . little sample of this sort •(>!' Ibiiijj popped up just Ihc oilier day in Tulsa. In Tulsa ..there died one Dull'y Morrison, 42-yenr-ohl Greek Indian, -whu was a mute, helpless cripple all his life long and who never knew whal i•Money was or what it \ra.s good for— • : .but \vii6 died possessed of a fortune of ' §100,000, due to the" fact that his 160-acre tribal allotment was rich in oil.- •v • • Duffy Morrison's case was f.v.pical of the weird mid illogical things that started happening when oil was discovered under Indian land. Indian after Indian came into greiit riches. In most casts the ;luclcy red men had not the faintest idea how to use their new wealth. For many of them it was a curse instead of a blessing. This (helpless invalid, who never knew he was rich and 'wouldn't have cared if he had known, was the I'c- dtictio ad absurdum of the whole bus-i-' ness. But the strange thing about if all is the way it has aroused honest indignation in the breasts of cerlain worthy white citizens. These people have protested that it was absurd, contradictory, and sinful to shower unearned riches on children of nature who had no notion of the value of money. Duffy -Morrison's case, in their eyes, will simply be the clinching argument. * » » Suppose,' though, that we had a helpless half-witted while nian, who chanced to be the son of a multimillionaire manufacturer and who thus (Afi&y boufeffifc inherited vast riches without -ever knowing it. Suppose 'we had a. gay promoter of Hie "CoaJ-Oi) Johnny" type who 'made millions' by betting i-jght .in Wall Street and went about, leaving $100 bills in the hands 91 plight club chorus girls, Suppose we had the 'daughter of a wealthy utilities magnate who could think of nothing better lo do with her wealth than lo buy a sleazy foreign title with it. cases— common a s grass— arc just as ridiculous. as anything that the records of oiUblcsscd Indians can .sho'w. But nobody sijuawk.s. It is only when a simple Indian comes into money Unit we hear wim; words about the evils Of giving unearned wealth lo people who can't use it properly. — Bruce Cation. A Word for I he Army CliiirluK LiiUii'op I'ack, president of the American Tree Association, and life-long worker for "forest conservation, is not. frightened by charges of militarism arising from Ihe army's supervision of the CCC. In a letter to Secretary of YVnr Own, Mr. Pack urges that tlie corps be continued'in army hands, lie points out Hint Ihore are Iwo distinut jobs in connection with the direction of tho corps. One is the management of the men in the camps, performed by army officers ; the other is the direction of the mon in reforestation and similar projects by trained •foresters. I'Jxlciirth'e surveys made by the American Tree Association, he says, have convinced him that the army is doing its share of 'the job ofl'iciehlly. It is probably true that the CCC. under army control, 'could be perverted into a militaristic 'outfit. But there is little evidence that anything of the kind has happened. Mr. Pack knows the details of tin: wise about as well as anyone. His word should carry a good deal of weight. If we arc not to he iicrtiiillcd lo hear a gentleman like Stnichcy, America might ns well shut up shop anil hire a Hitler or n Stalin lo regiment Its Ihinkiim. —Will Dinniit. \ittH- osoulier. * » • In essentials, u lady remains exactly wlial Khe always was. Naturally, as customers und limes change, snperficlals change, but Ihc cs- tenlials, never. —Mrs. Franklin L). Uouscvcll. » * * Cluirllr. hold nic up. rn be buck in a few- days. The world needs this piny. —The late Richard B. Harrison, "De Luwd" of "The Green Pastures." « * * I refuse to believe that Germany, will Ire ruled /orei'er by (lie Nazi murderers, gangsters, and thieves. -Oerliart Scgur. railoi former member of Ihe Helchslug. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark "Oh, jusl suTuiMKe'Viiiir IcUcF stifUng'thiil I Juivcn'l liecii able lo feivo the mallei 1 much thought." Cold or Disease Mqy Cause Impairment of Child's Ears The Editor's Letter Box OUT OUR WAY By Williams WHV DOM'T SPREAD^ O AW' TRVTO SAVE VpURSELF? / VEM— I'M V3 NOT BRI6HT ENOUGH TO SPREAD our AM'GIT HURT ALL OVER. I \ V& t Hi 4Y S ! 1 SE Hie E, t\ THE SCOTCH MAM SS "1'nxcs t'l'o the editor:) -How iiuyouc cun iiilvocalo more taxation In tills country IB beyond my cominclieii- tiiOll. I -lost a liousc and lot here- in Dlytlicvlllc bcciiusc llic (axes were so lilgli I could not afford lo own it. Its value is about $800. I guess, us I could buy it for Hint now. The taxes were nbout $80 on this piece of properly, or yon might say 10 ncr cent ol its value. Now let the people rlglil here in Blythiivilic Unit liavc homes .ranging from $2,000 lo saj 1 $25,000 pay taxes -according (say 10 .per cent of lhe|r value) to mine. •I also lost lou acres 'of land I hoincslcaded near Big Lake on account of taxes. Before I hud gotten a deed to II (the contract with Ihc government from whom 1 homeslcnclcd II says It was ii'o'L subject to tax under nny conslcl- trnlion ,».•> long as the title remained In Ihc govirninent.) the tlraiimee district stuck a tax ofi It for about $3 per ncie. Tlie water was higher on my place af- IM the ilniinagc tiifchcs were completed than it was before. Dues one think Ihe company owning (mid joining this homestead land sind oilier companies owning ilionsantls and tlwusaiuls uf uvcs In Mississippi county pay such luxes? Make It just us impossible for companies and the people that own these $25.000 homes to own theirs as It was lor mo to own mine ami there'll he plenty of money for schools mu[ everything we need and lo spare. I know (lint Lee Wilson or any other big hind company cannot come uny nearer owning their lui'BC tracts ot land fliun I could my lilllc Itio ucres if they were pnyhiB tli« simie rate of taxes as I did. Take (lie little corner grocery, for iibiiincc. Tlieir luxes amount lo 55^ per year -on from a $'250 to 500 stuck of groceries, which arc a necessity. Now let General Motors and Henry Ford pay a tax- in proportion (o that and fee how much taxes we'll get. I'm not ill. all advocating a high lax but il everyone will pay (axes according lo Ihclr wcalliu taxes will be lowered instead of raised, «s :i little boy once r-ald. "in spile ol Uic Ocbil." ,1. F. Johnson Ulytlicvilic, Ail:. 'Box So. Students Get All Living Costs for $3.50 Weekly ATHENS, O. (UP) —One hundred men sludouls ot Ohio University here have been able to live on $3.50 each per week ihis year, under a co-operative plan. The small living expense Includes both room and tourd. The plan, first tried cxpciitucninily last year, was worked out by a Group of students, uiuirr direction ol the university. The plan was so successful that at the beginning ol Ihc I;,'] tcriii the school leased (lie Palmer House, a local hotel, for additional living quarter. 1 ;. Soon, iiMrly 100 students were Qailicipatim; |,', n lc co-npcratlvc plan. Under Ihe .system, the imlvrisllv founri il. could furnish tooln uehi heat and telephone sorvirr 'lor * .2o per student a week. The cost nf food was divided rq ly ninong participants in the plan and the entire living cxpcnsf for carli has not 11111 more than S3 50 weekly. _ 129 Claim S1.M5 Kslatc URBANA. O. lUl'l-Etglit years o William T. walker died and left an cstale ot $1,635. Claimants now number 129, five being added BV Ml. MOKK1S HSHBKIN Keillor, Journal of the American Medical Association, and nf liy- sei;i, Ihc Hcallh Macazinc Children who do not hc(ir v.'cll usually suffered previously from cerlain lypcs ol co»!plaiiil.s, or were liorn wilh (lefecllvc hcarine. A child will) defcclivc henrlng liiis great difficulty in adapting ii- sclf lo conditions of daily life, II Is likely (o develop « sense of ln- farlorlly and depression. Tlie common cold is probably one of Ihp most' prominent causes cj| defective hearing. Yon know the niaiinei- in which hearing is dulled by a severe cold. This i<; usually due to a swelling inflammation of Uic tube which passes (vom the nose t olhe car. After a real Infection is set up In Hie car permanent damage may result. Before they arc 12 years old children acquire Infections' of the ear more eabily lhan do erown-np persons.. The reason is that the iyinuhoid structures in nose and throat arc greater in amount raid become infected more easily. Certain types of infection; 1 * namely, those with-Ihc- virulent germs called streptococci, arc more likely to damage the cars than arc.oth- ers. Whenever a child has repeated colds.-with enlarged adenoids nntl with difficulty In .breathing through the nose,-Infection'of-, the ear is extremely likely. For [his reason (ho specialist in diseases ol nose and throat may recommend early removal of adenoids ns a menus of protecting the child against frccmenl infections in llio Removal of (he tonsils and adenoids at the riant ii mc Is an :x- ccedlugly important faclor In securing a successful result. The operation should not be done in the presence of an aclivc Infection mid it should not be done when the child Is greatly run down, After Ihc operation, the child should te kept in bed for at least two to four days and, if recovery Is not rapid enough, even longer. Many cases of defective hearing In children are associated wilh common infectious diseases like measles, imimps, scarlet fever, and whooping cough, Children who have had (onsils and adenoids removed usually suffer less from complications: affccllng the car In the presence of these infectious diseases. 9f practical Importtince also In ^prevention of deafness is control ,of habits during swiuuniiiK. The child with • a cold should nol be permitted to engage in .swimming. Violent blowing of tiie nose after swimming, may be serious. Children should Jiot be permitted lo swim more tlinn-15 or 20 minulcs at. a time. If Ihey have a tendency to have trouble with the cars, they should never be allowed' to practice diving. The child who complains.of defective hearing or fullness in the head after swimming should give up this sport, because that is nature's way of warning him • In advance of trouble. Courier News Want Ails pays MAftCM 2i, 1935 March !#»' jmeon p: Un£tonfiMsd\id thelsia.* chelsia. foaght . duetutin Jaywalking Horse Killed in Traffic LOS ANGELES. (UP)—Jaywalk- mg isn't safe even for a horss. • A horse broke out of a brickyard stable the other day and sauntered into the business district lie- fore dawn. An aulomobile struck it ami knocked 11 down while it was strolling- across an inlcrsc'ctlon. Willie the owner o( the machine was reporting the accident to police, a hit-nni car ran over the in- jiirctl horse and killed It. ^•GftBiEtON KENDPAKE. JlII.MOEXt i;il.\M;s' i-niDni- fr, GEORGE uni.llG,,u,. ,'cTliIhX "''i,!" 1 " J « n <«»IO" lo wimw A»r aealnul „ , v , m ian In » UJiick ermlau cnut. Mllllcinl len'Tei Hie olllce nnd »te. .ach • wumtin. l,»l er .1,,. fln.l. her pnr.o him buun Inktn rind a'.tullnr uiir Kiilisllluleil. In i-f 'Vf"".'••"'« »>"l» n dljilln- KiiflhciI-Ioiiklnj,- inn,, o j njltljlt I, Bf. Ilctnrnlng lo (he nflk«, Jlllllccnt flnJs IJtlni^old dead, tn iiiitilc slio rushsi tutny iinil nulMcrs nt > hold Unite? in Miuiiu-tl nnm*. •' A«l dar 'ilic wen* Ihc tlrnnei'T njailn. lit tell, li, ; , 1,1, nnllll . |, JAUVI3 HAW. IKiru • endi hi-r lo a bcnulr .»lin|t ivlirn-, In M>HC nC her urottlili, «lie I. traiufnrmrd Hilt) a unmet. llairp luken her finine, lull-mine* )B(T -her at Ma 'iiri'rrfnr.v. .Wlllf- ccnl U nlcmc In her room »»tie[i i\ younit in an .he (ill. nuycr iccri lic- fiirc rnli'ta. lie miju. " dlil 70U (In itllli IIic iniCollonk In ivlilvb .you «rolu 'Urluilfold'n ctinCeaalun t" JVOW CO O.V U'lIJi TUB STOHY CilAPTEIt VII ATILLICENT'S nerves Imd sut- '^ -*-.Cercil loo many shocks tliat 'day. This was'iho last slraw. Sho ^•anteil [o scveatri, wanted to fling Uei'self ou llio bed am] break Into learE. Instead, hnwover, sho fnceil tbo steady, blue eyes of the young man and tiiid In a voice wbose casual calmness aniazetl her. "Win you kindly, tell mo i\-ho you are, and Just. what you'ro talking about? 1 ' "I'm Robert Cftlse," lio eaM. "You're tbe new secretary Jarvis Tilred, aren't you?" "Yes," sho said, "and the fact that you're Robert Caise doesn't give you any excuse to come breaking Into my room In this manner, and as far as your talk about murder and n notebook Is concerned, 1 don't know \vuat you're driving nt." Cal5Q looked at lier wltli a speculative frown. "Perhaps," lie said, "you're telling tlio trutb, but I'd bet money Jarvis was working on tlio Drlmgold case, anil when tie brought you boiuo with him . . .'' • His voice trailed oE into speculative silence. "Say," ho said, "that coalci be a black wig, yon know. Or you could, havo' dyed your hair and . . ." Ouco more lie became silent In the midst oE a. sentence, took two •jwltt steps toward her. Mllllcect drew back her band. "Get out," sho said, "or I'll clan- tlie skin from your fr.cs." "No," ho snid slowly, almost judicially, staring at her, "It wouldn't be the skin ot a blond." Abruptly bo emiled and the smile transformed bis countenance, lie seemed to liave lost all llio surliness of his manner. "Frightfully sorry if 1 bothered you," be said, "but 1 knew 1 had to lake you by surprise it 1 was going to find, out anything." Sbo kept her dignity, out there, was something disarming In the 1 smiling friendliness of the youug man. "Come on," hs pleaded, !'snan out of it. If you're going lo be secretary to Jarvis Hanp. you're going to da In Iba housa with me aud there's no sense getting away to a had start." "Under those circumstances." sno said coolly, "1 think It would b? hest for you lo leava tlio room at once." "Not a bad Idea, (hat," lie ngrecd with sinilini: acquiescence. He opened ttin door n crack, stood listening, then thrust a cautiously aiipralsiug head out Into tlis corridor, turned and grinned at her. "Coast's clear," ho reported "Your good iiama tg still Intaci. I'll be formally introduced lo you later. Sea that you don't let on you've seta me before, Au revolr." _Hs slipped out Into tte corridor, etgHKEAseu fi clear."- lie repotted. "See thai yau'lant to on v ou 'v e ;•',> '--- seen me before." ' "~ closed the door, •" -"~1'i|^i§ : The door clicked shut. *$<$$•} • • • qj^ 11 Jir^UCEXT faced it wiltt a sink-- iug sensation in her etomach, A feelfng of perspiration oozing from every ixiro of her skin. Good heavens! What did tlio man know? What was site getting into! And, come to Ihink of II, wlial Iini she done witli that notebook? She remembered Inking it from Drimgold's office. SIio must havo had It with her when elio went to the hotel. She remembered that she must put It In a safe place . . - }'C5, she had it BOW . . . she'd slid It In back of a shelf In the closet, (hen when she'd gone out In the morning she'd forgotten lo take it with her. And now, what would happen? 'Would they and It? •A knock sounded on the door of the room. Mllllcent clenched her hands. "Who is It?" she ashed. Tlie door opened. Milllcont ESW the-bullp.r and tho chauffeur laden with lioxcs. Standing slightly to Olio sidn was a woman dressed In Mack, who surveyed Mllllcent with Mack, lack-luster eyes nml said. "I'm Mrs. Eaton, Ibo housekeeper. These am dollies for you." The men deposited ttio (Mxc,s on the bed and withdrew. Mrs. Kalou stayed behind, helping Mllliceut open the boses, listening to her ei- clauiatioTia of delight as she-EIW the complete wardrobe-which'had been provided for her. "How woiidertully complete," Millicent said. "There ara dresses, jowns, lingerie—everything." "Mr. Hjpp," Mrj. Eaton ea'ld In a tired, expressionless voice, "never forgets anything." "But these evening gowns .. ." 'You will met;-them. You will ares3 for d;nn»r. jfa ot S. I was instructed Cu un you , lml you wln eat with the family, escept when wests aro present. When there are gncats, you can. either have your meals served .In your room, or'eat with Ihe servants." Mllllcenl got to her Ust, smiled her thanks and dismissal. . "Thank you ever so much, Mrs. Eaton." she-said. The housekeeper sighed, paused at the door. "femember," 'she- said, "I've- been l.ors a long'tlme. Tweeeu Ihom couio, and I've soon them go." » • • JVTITCH to Millicent's surprise, din. uer proved to bo a very agreeable affair, and at dinner she had an opportunlly to sco Mrs. IHapn in an enllrely:dif(erent light. The woman had perfect poise, was Ideally fitted to presitle over a dinner table. Jarvis Hupp wss very much In his element—sparkllni;. magnetic, willy. Robert Caiso had a cerlain sullen air ot defiance, as Chough ho objected to tho manner lo which Jnrvis llapp and Mrs. l|,i rr , enjoyed tho semi-formaliiy nt the oc- casiou. Norman Happ seemed to devote much of his attention to making certain that Milltcect was placed at her ease. When the meal was finished, Cynthia Happ tucked Millicent's arm through her;, aud said, "Wouldn't you like to eea the house?" Without "vjitinj for aa answer, .elloted Ulllicent through a, series ol rooms. Her manner; was graciousneBS personifisd. When they .returned to ths' library sho eald, "And .now I sup- PDSQ Jarvla .will want to tell you something ahoul your 'duties but, In the meantime, I waul to tell you som-Glnlne about myself." Mllllcent looked at her In per- pleiily. "About yourself?" sho asked. "Yes," tlra. Happ said, smiling. "II you listen to tho gossip that runs around the servants' balls you will find that I'm a thoroughly selfish, unscrupulous, spoiled woman. Please remember that you're not to hs treated here as a'eervaat. You will be more like one of th» family. And remembcr.that It will be Just as well for you to form; your 'own conclusions about 'tblns-'iij rather than to listen to fervanl*^ gossip." '". ;,.: MilUcent nodded. ' ' . "And now," she said, "I'm going; to turn you orer to Jan-is. I EDO that he wauls to talk business with; you and ho has Dick Gentry witbJ htm."- . - ' i • * '• TyjILLICENT turned to meet thai "- smiling eyes of Jarvis Happ ' Walking at his side vms a man of, approiimately <5 yeara ot age—3, vaan who seemed faultlessly; Broomed. His hair was streaked 1 with cray at the temples, fie. had a clos&cropped -mustache, quiet,: alert eyes, nose glasses with a prominent bridge. Mr. Happ performed the llnlro- duclions. "Mr. Gentry," ho explained to WIHiceut, "la a business partner ot miuB.- Wo -hava been carrying on: Joint operations together. They,, started as o'elde lino, and I've been letting Dick keep the books-and attend to most of the details anil correspondence. Now tho business is getting too big to be treated as a aide .Issue, so we're going to turn the books oTer to you. If yon wouldn't mind going up to my, study wa'll follow you In a few moments and mais some preliminary explanations—I believe my wife showed you the study." "Oh yes," she said. "You wish me -to go nowJ" Ho nodded. Sho turned p.nd left tha rn^ru, conscious of the eyes of Dick Gen- try'focused upon her figure, latins In every motion of her litho body. Sha entered tho study and had barely closed the door when Robert Cafso Bung It open and rushed Into tho room, his eyes glittering wliu triumph. "Now," ha said, "I've got It." "Got what?" she asked, irritation In her voice. lie whipped a t*otosraph from his pocket "This," ha said, "is a photograph of the Murder Girl." MillicenfGraves-schooled henslt to hold her face without expression •as she etared at her own 'picture. "Well," ohe-sald, "what about it!""Blond, you See," said. Caise.'"but all that we havo lo 'do Is touch up the hair and tho complexion a lillls and-we have this." He whipped another photograph from his pocket, fn which tha hair had been colored with photographic oil paints, and tha complexion ot tho akin had been made, slight!? darker. "I might have known," hs said, "that Jarvis would pull a last ona- on 'Mom. 1 Qgured it out-tor my: self and figured but just about whit h&'" "I don't understand you," MU.IK cent said, her voice strained. - ."Oh yes you do," he gritni;-i, ".Miss Millicent Graves—tha -ilu:. der.CIrl. " .^.^ .(To Be Continued) ^f§ Heart Courier News Wanl Ads.

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