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23, 1935 Shortage c,\ Young Man Power Met by Increasing Term oli Service BY MORRIS GILBERT NEA Service Staff Correspondent PARIS.—Tim awesome rumbling f.f military preparations across the border in Germany is doubly dts- ttirblri{r right now, to Prance. For France 1ms come into the "lean years" of population. And Die French government, by increasing obligatory mlllinry service from the previous period of one year to twice that length of time, has only partly solved its problem of military man-power. The reason Is simple. Twenty years ngo, the nation was in the midst of the German war, mid the decline In birth rate, despite all efforts, was necessarily great. That, means that this yew, instead of there being 400.000 young Frenchmen ready to answer the call to the colons, there arc only 150,000. Anil that condition will continue for at least three years more The campaign for the "two- year law" wns led by the deputy Henry Franklin-Bouillon, and by Ills close associate, Leon Arelilm- baud. More Training Now Needed "Even with the length of mili- sory military service for all has sleur Archlmbaud, "France now has only 300,000 men under training compared to Germany's iiOO,- 000. That is partly liccounted for by the difference in populations. "But the service of two years will accomplish two things. While it. will actually keep the ranks of the French citizen army up to a point where we will be comparatively well equipped with shock troops in case of sudden need, it will also make of Hie men serving in these 'lean years' much better soldiers, much better trained in modern warfare. Mechanization of war requires, actually, much longer mid more careful training than soldiers knew when their lives were made up of barrack drill and sptt- and-polish." / Period Reduced 5 Years Ago The period of French compulsory military service for all had •varied greatly in recent times. The deputy recalled that when he underwent his training In the early 1900s, he had to serve for three years. From 1305 to 1913 the service was reduced to two years But in 1913, acting on the bis war scare of those days, France increased the time again to three years—until, of course, all enlistments except for "duration" went by tlie board in the World War. After the war, the period of ser vice was fixed at 18 months, and about five years ago was reduced to the lowest period ever known tince universal service commenced —one year. Beside France's "conscript army" there is, of • course, a permanent corps of general staff, divisional and regimental officers, instructors, and non-coms. This Is the frame-work Into which every year the young French 20-year-olds flow to fill out the ranks of the citizen soldiery. WouliJ Recruit Jobless There is also in France a "regular army" composed of volunteers or "engages." They enlist for three years, nnd at present number iibont 50.000 men. These become hi time, generally, instructors, technical experls, and noncoms, and are distributed among vari- France and In the colonies. In view of the present growing French unemployment, Messrs Archimbaud, Franklin - Bouillon and other advocates of n bigger army, arc hoping to double this number in six months. Many inducements are held out to Frenchmen to join the army, and efforts arc being made to solve much of France's job problem this via Fighting Men March Again in France minions Beds ... Standard of N ,J. Texas Co I. S. Smelting "' '• S. Steel ... iomte • • ••• i*' The rumble of artillery .through city streets and provincial lanes and the measured bent, of marching feet keep France conscious of the "next war" which all Europe fears. These.'pictures taken In recent months, show French military strength on dlsplay-durlng tin army parade (above) In Paris, and during sham-warfare on France's troubled and troublous eastern! frontier.- NLXT WEEK at Blytheville's Theatres THE One of the most sensational ad- Mylcs Crawford In the " •— • • venture films of all time is prom- sed for the Roxy Theatre when Mrs. Martin Johnson, "Bauoona, 11 plays there Sunday and Monday. This time the intrepid pair of explorers have marie safari In Africa by air. Subtitling their fea- ure "an .aerial epic over Africa." hey have, created It from the la- »rs> of..two yeai'5-^-during which line they traveled some 60,000 nllcs by air above jungle and plain, atove unknown waters nnd nysterlous mountains. The jungle has baffled the Joint- sons before—as it has baffled nany an adventurer; but this tine they flew in! Where others ind halted, they pliingetg.on—and rom the air they entered the forbidden' kingdom of claw and fang. Among 'the amazing sights promised in "Baboona" arc a savage duel between a marauding leopard and a wart, hog, ncverbcfore photographed; the wild stampede of a vast horde of elephants, thousands strong; war between armies of Slant baboons and battalions of r . j ........ — A " auuuiun to v fierce monkeys-fighting to the and Ralph Bellamy, Mr.nfl* Hin Tolmt.nty'^ ulnnn T nn -i . . _ J death the Johnson's plane landing In a river infested.with crocodile killers', the attack of roaring, fearless lions upon the cabin of a «"a are distributed among vari- grounded plane and "Ms human oc- ous commands In metropolitan.cupants. These and other thrilling Fran™ n mi f., ...„ „,.,-„,„. lmd astonishing episodes have been, so far as is known, filmed for the first lime in screen history. Several strands of hair, clutched in a dead man's hand, were the cine which lead to the murderer of 27 Receive Certificates From Training School LEACHVILLE, Ark.-Thc.Leach- Y«!c and Manila Methodist Churches closed their first standard training school at Leachville night. Certificates were is- . 27 ' "* tollows: Mrs A. A E. ,- - M - Howard ' ss Lee Mrs. M . E. Mitch- ' all of Leachville: C H »er, Mrs. c. H. A^ H. Cowan. John H. Cowan M Cora A. Daulton Mi« M ,, Matthews, Mra ; M^te r^ Mrs, vera Price. Freddie PO™U Tllicmc ' flnd ^'" Tlie following expect to take office credit; Miss Lib Magcrs Robert Lee, and Gene Slianeyfelt It (s generally understood that the Leachville and Manila stand, » Trainln e Schoo! will be held at Manila, one year from now. Trusty Bootlegger WORCESTER, Mass. (UP) _ Henry E. Bolduc caused surprise «t a civil court session here when he explained that although he is now a guard at (he county Jail he was 3 bootlegger in 1930. film, "Rendezvous at coming Tuesday, Wednesday — — *..^ ,,.„,.., i-.^.yn, vyjn.il Lujiujjij juestijiy, Wednesday ana :he newest production of Mr. and Thursday to the Roxy with Valerie "" "-•'•'" ' • "- - " Hobson and Ralph Bellamy in (he principal roles. The hair, when analyzed by ' ah expert, was declared ta be not human hair, but Imperial Silver Fox hair, from the very choicest skins. Tlite clue rrarrowed the 'police search ' for t'he murderer to ' two people, for the expert declared that this hair could have come only from two gorgeous evening gowns of shimmering satin lavishly trimmed with the only skins : of this. Imperial Silver Fox 'in. the whole city. Upon inquiry -at the exclusive shop of Mme. Fc'riiande, it was discovered that both kowns had been sold year, return to the films as the hilarious* honeymooners of Para mount's "Love in Bloom." ~ The picture, which features the comedians with Joe Morrison and Dixlt Lee, comes Tuesday and Wednesday to the Ritz Theatre. Bums anil Allen are ilic onlj solvent members of n broken-down carnival, nnd decide;t.o spend theh honeymoon In the calliope while they hunt Up Elirns' "sls'tcr," Dixie Lee, who Is a fugitive from a hul skirt.. . wuu i-Aciuug But she has other Idcns on the ; Midnight," |subject, and plans to'marry a shj xlnesday and >'°'- in g coniposer 'struggling along ... .. . . m New York as soon as'they cai scrape tip the.price of a.license. A-kindly old music denier give; the struggling 'young couple t helping hand. Just as they seen about to succeed, Bums and Allei turn up with the squealing eal hope. How Joe Morrison and DIxK Lee . finally . get hitched, despite Burns' and Allen's nld, furnishes the comedy climax of the picture ."O.eorge White's 1935 Scandals" a splendid sunburst of a spectacle will be shown'at Hie* Rltz Thursday and' Friday. 1 ' ••!..: There's .,the..story,, .first of all rich anil. nrrt'.S'[inif...?o,.tlie critics delivered to their purchasers upon the; .very day on :'which Crawford • iiiet~ a violent death in his apartment. From that point, the'police investigation moved swiftly, fastening Ihe guilt finally upon a jilted sweetheart of Crawford and 'vindicating an innocent girl. : ' In addition to Valerie Hobson the *«"eludes Irene Ware. Catherine Doncet, Arthur . VInton.'Helen Jerome Eddy, Vivien Oakland, Purnell Pratt, Kathlyn Williams, Edgar Kennedy, Katherine Williams and Katherine Hall. The story was biiseci on the 'play, "Tlie Silver Fox," by Gactano Sazio. "Lawless Frontier" starring John Wayne, that popular western star, will be seen nt • the Roxy Friday and Saturday. CITZ In addition to the regular program Sunday . and Monday, the Sunday bill' is featured vaudeville "Pot Pourri wooden box. "Honey" Payne, tlie stuttering comedian, and the Revue" starring a number of beautiful girls, dancers, comedians and Kerry King and ha orchestra. "Leroy and Mack" Is a dance team which docs the Adagio and a chair tap dance which receives much.- applause 'wherever given. Former engagements include the Chez Paree and Drake hotel, Chl- Hollywood Supper 'club and Sui Forrest of New Orleans. "diet" Wilson, the black faced comedian is said to be one of the youngest of Ihe old time minstrel entertainers of wide reputation and was a featured singer, dancer and comedian for el^it years with the famous Lasses White minstrels. Another entertainer Is Bobbie Knott who plays almost every known musical instrument in addition to being a talented vocalist and dancer. Kerry King and his orchestra re scheduled to present a series of novelty numbers, said to differ from those usually played by orchestras. He Is recently from the Blackstone Hotel, Fort Worth, the Heidelberg Hotel, Baton Rouge, \A~ the club Bagdad, Dallas, and Sylvan Beach club, Houston. others In the program Include olyndon Burns, thj slack wire walker, who :» said to be the only "an In the world able to walk a slack wire with both feet in a say. Then there's the brilliant' all-star c,isl- of singers,--actons anit^anrers each one flt.tp dominate.a,'picture! There's Alice Fayc, James Dunn Ned ' Spark.5, Lydla 'Robert!, Ciiff Edwards, Arllne Judge,' Eleanor Powell, Emma-Dunn,.Benny Rubin and. George W.lilte himself. ' Tuneful songs by Broadway's ace composers.' slu'd ' this' 1935 issue which statin- whero> last year's 'edition left Off., .'...; . ' Glamour is lent by 200 lalenteu beauties, 'each hand-picked bs George White, 'In' 'their l.ooo gorgeous costumes. 1 •"West of the. Pecos," the lates: Richard Dix starring vehicle fron BKO-Radio studios, has sweep power and scenic grandeur, nnd faithfully portrays the vivid days of the old West it- is said. This film will be shown at the Rlt Saturday. Ten-ill Lambeth, the-girl, played by Martha sleeper, is the daughtei who prefers to be the "son" o\ Colonel Lambeth, a Dixie arlsto- ' Impoverished by the Civi i*uoY,i-4t:u ni wiie more oprmg o --«•« *n,(\ w>ui me the new Fox Film picture which r H rf ^ CJtra "' with rivers lo be re-unites in romance the two stars. Iomcd ' -Indians to be fought, hun- Janet Gnynor and Warner Baxter. gcr an o 'hirst to be suffered, is This will be at the Rilz Sunday I J?£ P,? *' ltn Drilling fidelity and AlonU'ay. J ; hc « lr , ls disguise forms the basis . , Tlle nllswer )n lnl tc d ., d , for mlsunrtErsfandings that of today is an equivocal yes-and la "B !lable « limes and tragic l™ n,,Hn^ th. oL-iTilif j.", oth "S- atic incidents which involve the principals, and the close relationship which results, a beautiful protective friendship develops. It Is the story of a young woman In search of romance—and a Job—who while in a park in the dead of winter, encounters a stranger, homeless like herself, but keeping the courage of his dreams. Recruited by a penniless musician and a ruined banker, they take up their abode for the winter in a disused toolhouse. Until Spring comes, the couple think they are just pals. They have gone through thick and thin, shared their last dime, and believed their fondness to be like that of a sister-brother relation. When the buds come out, and. life Is renewed, their platonlc' love drops like a cloak from off them, the adjective Is relegated to limbo, and they become sweethearts. George Burns and Oracle Allen, after a screen absence of nearly a at There are bad men to be disposed of, and Dix does It with characteristic neatness. Fred Kohler turns In a striking performance ns the chief of the renegades, but he comes to no good end • f ~~~' Russian Countess Predicts Second Revolution SWARTHMORE, Pa. (UP) — A second Russian revolution was predicted by countess Alexandria. Tolstoi, daughter of the famous Russian writer, In an address here. "The five-year plan is built upon the misery of the Russian people " she said. "In 1932 there was a terrible famine In South Russia and it Is estimated that between o.OOO.OOO and iO.OOO'.OOO persons starved to death." The countess asserted that Russian Industries "are almost entirely occupied making cannons, poison gas and other munitions," Markets Stock Prices NEW YORK, Mnr. 23 (UI'J Slocks, bonds, and commodities declined In light finding loilny. S'.ocks lost, fractious to moiv u I than [mint. >• '''• ««wl '!' 103 1-8 tiiiicoiidA Copper .. a j.v leth. Steel ' -J 4 .j.Jj Chrysler " ai M Jltics Service j Oen. Electric "" 21 7-8 Ofh, Motors ]"!" US Int. Harvester ... McKesson-Robbtns Montgomery Ward , 37 1-8 N. y. Central Packard 1'hllllus Pet. "liulio ... I. L.-S. F. ,. a-i . 13 3-4 . 3 7-8 . 16 5-tj . * l-'J . 1 1-4 . 1 . 37 3--I . IS 1-8 .111; . 29 1-8 . 8 3-U Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS. Mitt. 23 (UP) —The cotton market was easier today, chiefly because of week end :> oflt Inking and Jack of any stimulating news developments. Prices trapped 1C to 10 points ,„ „,„.,, ''""' ». "'en singed n mild rally won back some of the loss. "l>en high low close )W IDT) loca 107211 1MU WM IOH 1084 1*M lOil-! 107a 1CI8U 10«l 1IMI io« 1052 .... 10C9 10(i<J 1053 1051 1053 10U5 1%2 100'lh Mar. May July Oct. Dec. Jan. • -"..v. ivuu L'JVS lUO'iU bpoLs closed steady at IIH, oil' (I. New York Cotton NEW YORK, March 23 IU1')- Cotton closed siendy. open high low close M >^ 1083 10SI3 I07IJ 1081! •"Hy 1097 10»B 1082 10US Ocl 1001 1067 101C 105Q Bt < : 1012 1073 ior.0 10GB J"" 10" I07K IUCO 107H Spots closed milel at 1120, off 10. ' PAC-ET3KEB And How This Farmer Must Dig ^ lSS-;t:t,liIgl jliilf-builMl Lini.mi UK hi^e limps of dust tou'ilnji the Meld, this tuiclor piesented a lescur- raoii tan to th, Wllbuiton, K,n,., farmer .shown ,„,,„,'ed to dig it f,,,, Bftw ui ™«?7J7lL h& JW.SSKI on e,,si. sol! tlllm over n half down „(« tcs faced Hie monumental task of clearing their, lands of enormous mounds of dirt, as «««.„ federal agencies came to thel,' ,,W with « " £ oll ancWmV': urogrniu. ;•'. Chicago Wheat open high low close May <I4 3-4 05 04 0-1 July 111 5-8 31 3-4 Dl 01 1-,-) Sep Ql 5-8 91 3-4 90 1-2 9D 3-4 Chicago Corn open high low clo.w May 78 1-2 la 1-2 11 1-2 n 3.4 July 74 1-8 74 1-8 72 1-4 12 3-4 Man's Gun Trap Shoots His Brother Accidentally CLEVELAND (UP)-Joseph Vol- ceusek, 23, w a s dangerously wounded in-the groin—the victim ofvn. gun 'trap' which an older brother••|nld<'set for a" pl|fercr. ' Tl)o f older brother,' Rudolph, 35, was' : grief-stricken 'over the affair' "I'm-sorry T ( ||,i' u. -j- n ' a( i ,, 0 i(lm ' H wns hiy/brother," lic'salcl. ' -'Rudolph, ingenious with mechanical' devices, said lu: had de- cfried; to set the emi (rap when heomisscd small amounts of money' from his clothing j3ecause_Wincl Scooped Six Feet Deep This lone."button" reaving out of the flaU.nids of southwest Kansas Is one answer to "Where do the dust storms come from?" F.umers east of Liberal, dl^ln,; free'after the most recent calamity recall Hint three years ngo nil adjacent land was level wl th the top of this mound, which remains only because roots of bushes b,,UI it n,.,t, K r«ied by eve ry im.islit B breeze, the level has sunk six feet In those three yenr.s. Dayey Hits Back in Relief Fight Kghtlng back In a bitter battls that echoes across the nation and may hare vital effect on tha next presidential campaign, Gov. 'Martin L. Davey Is shown lera addressing tha Ohio legislature, upholding his owa course In tha relief strife raging between tha state and federal govern metis. Davey centered his fire on Harry (Hopkins, w i, 0 bad accused the alde,i ot -"ebake.- downs."- Cancer Reproduced In Monkey Tests WASHINGTON. (Ul 3 )— KeplO- diictlon of a luiinan cancer in 1111 animal has been utlcmpled by the Georue Washington Univei-sity Medical School here. Two female monkeys were Injected with a preparation from a human urcast cancer. The breasts rcmtiinod normal for several months. Growths then begun to appear, and one of the monkeys (lied after 11 months. Study of Ihe growth hi the dead monkey revealed, however, that at Hie time of its death the swelling was only a malignant tumor and not a cancer. The other monkey Is developing what scientists believe will become a cancer. If Ihe latter nnimal actually develops cancer. It was said, It would result In a far-reaching step toward developing mental knowledge of malignant growths. Baby Girl, 2, Died From Eating Peanuts She Liked CONNEAUT. O. (UP) - Little Shirley Nfae Bcuton was just two but she had learned to like peanuts. Just as her mother took the dish away from her, thinking she'd had enough, Shirley Mac grabbed a 'gwcnt big handful" nnd eulped them down enthusiastically As she did. she choked ti little' and began to cough. She coughed some the nest <!ay and everyone thought. Shirley Mae must have a cold. But one extra big heave brought up a peanut. Then she was rushed to an Eric Pa., specialist, fie found the child's lung tissues had been Injured by the sally nut, apparently Imbedded there until It was'expelled. Pneumonia developed and Shirley Mne got worse. Plurklly, she fought for life, but finally lost. College Professor Hits Long, Coughlin Policies TOLEDO. (UP)-"Thc United Slates is faced with a choice be- ween voluntary collectivism nnd fascism," said u r , wniiain ciial-1 ners, research professor of eco-j I For Sale or Trade Some desirable income city property to sell at uriccs Ihat are right or win trade for farm property. See me. G. G. CAUDILL Phone 7fl7 nomlcs at the University of Wisconsin, In a Inlk here, lie suokc on "Collective Bargaining." Professor Chalmers said that Senator iluey P. Long nnd the ficv. Father diaries E. coughlin arc following Mussolini and Hitler. "They have the car of America, preaching that present government Is Inadequate and telling us of tlielr plans, which can only end In dictatorship," lie Mid. eeeceece 123-1 1234 7HUO$ 123-1, 121 1,100 Gallons Oxygen and 15 Firemen Save Baby CLEVELAND (UP)—Bnhy James Esper, five mid one-half monllis- old. won a flRht against death after 15 city Hrcuicn worked over him 101 hours and used 1,100 gallons of oxygen, but he has u new battle on his hands-. U.'iby Jim contracted measles from n brother and sister who had been ill with tlie disease. Dr. W J Hctzer directed tlie fight of city firemen to save the child from an attack of Idi>ulj!e 4 .pncumoii!n, He said [he babyS vitality,had been so taxed by [is -.ordeal'' thpt, tlie measles attack" might : be dangerous. ' '- ' -••?., . The crew of city firemen worked' in three shifls of Iliree • to = six hours. Not once during more than four full days did the flow of pure oxygen stop. Woman, 85, Suicides Over Worry About Income Tax CINCINNATI. (UP)-Fear that she might be cited for income tax evasion was . believed to have driven Mrs. Rosa .J.. Giossman, 85, retired Cincinnati' school teacher to suicide. [ i *h Mrs, Grossman's body was fount in her room n{, a local lin|/>i, » bottle or poison nearby. The coroner listed her death a suicide An obsession that the government might cite hcffy/as learnsd by Dr. W. Edwards.Schenck who reported the case to the coroner Ihe aged woman's income was a pension received monthly from Columbus and returns from investments. The exact amount ot either Income was unknown Uend Courier News Want Ads. Read Courier News Want Ads. For Moving. & Transfer 107 --— JOHN -^BUCHANAN . ..Wood-•&'Coal T '•• GAS REDUCED LONG MILEAGE HK THRIFTY SAVK KNOCK KEROSENE 8c e !> TRIAL OFFER GALLON ANY AMOUNT GAL. PREMIUM 100% PENN. TRACTOR OIL With 250 Gallons Kerosene MARTIN OIL CO. 1 Hlock North of Stop Light Stcclc, Mo.

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