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PAGE TEN BLtTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, NOVEM.nEK 16, THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE OOOBDHt NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS 0. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HAINB3, Adverting Manager Sole HaUonal Advertising ReprccenuUvu: Arkkaeu Dalllee, inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Bt. Uwtij D»UM, Kansas city, Little Bock. Poblltbed Every Altemooa Except Sunday. Entered as second class matter til the poet office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress October 8, 1917, Served by the United Press. principle of unified control has been accepted. When Mr. Swope lirst raised his voice, hardly anybody would listen to him. Now his underlying principle is taken for granted. The only difference of opinion is about llic best way to put it into practice. —-Bruce Calton. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in Uie City or BlythevlUe, 15o per •»»k or 16.50 Mr year in advance. By SjMritto a radiu. of 50 mile*, »3.00 per war, $1.50 lor alx months, 85c lor thiee months; Fy mall in postal wnes two to sU Indus ve, $650 pet year, In rones seven and eight, Jiu.uu per year, payable In advance: SIDE GLANCES By George Clark A Prophecy Ignored Whatever may be the upshot of Gerard Swope's suggestion for administration of the NRA program '»' American business men, it at least serves to call attention anew to the fact that being a prophet is a pretty thankless sort of job. It was 'several years ago thai Mi'- Swope first suggested to American business men that they would eventually have to devise some moans by which the national economy could be run according to a plan. At that time Mr. Swcpc outlined a tentative framework for •illuming that end. The leaders of industry read it, remarked that it was very pretty but rather 'impractical, and went back to their knitting. And when Mr. Swope remarked that if business men didn't cook up some such plan themselves the government would sooner or later cook up one for them, they looked the other way and began talking about their golf scores, or something. * * * Now Mr. Swope stands as a prophet whose prediction has been fulfilled; and if he had added an "I told you so" to his most .recent proposal, no one could have blamed him. Our ideas have changed in the InM couple of years'.' When Mr. Swope lirst suggested his plan, it aroused only a sort of academic interest. Now it is a live issue; and the interesting thing about it is that the nation has almost unanimously accepted its underlying principle. This principle is coinmon tu Mr. Swope's :plan and to the existing NRA set-up as well. And it is, simply, thai some- sort of widespread co-operative control has got to be instituted over tho nation's business and industrial life, for the sake of the individual business - man and for the sake of the nation as - a whole. Our present regime vests such control primarily in the federal government; Mr. Swope's plan would vest it primarily in a council ol thr. business men themselves. To be very blunt about it, your choice between the two schemes will depend largely on whether you think the business community can be trusted. . • <{ 3^ J 9BK But the important thing is that the The People Ordered Tho value of a referendum system, by which voters can lay Ihoir hands directly on ,an i.ssnc which their eluded representatives refuse- to tackle, in shown by Ohio's experience this fall with an old age pension law. For years people had tried to put such n law through the state legislature. Time aflcr lime the legislators contemptuously snowed il tinder. The battle went on for sixiten years and each time the law failed. Finally, this year, frnU-rnal, labor and church groups united to get signatures and have a referendum on the issue. The proposal came to a vole at the recent election—and carried by the overwhelming total of 1,380,107 votes to 520,005. It is pretty clear lliat the legislature had been going directly against the strong majority senlimcnl of the state. But if it had not been for the referendum machinery, the voters would have been utterly helpless. Competent Specialist Needed / to Treat Infantile Paralysis KV l)lt. HOKKIS F1SJIBEIN I is imiwilanl lhal they Ix.' kept in Kdllnr, Journal of lhe Amcrlran j« po.silloii In which there is no Medical 4KSori:ilir>n, and of lly- gela, the Hcallli Maya/lilt: Many persons having infnnlile paralysis and deformity because they failed, lo get (he proper treal- tr.ent by n coniiKlrnt spcclallsl. It isn't too late, however, 10 correct such trouble even In Hie acute .slat'es of tills disease. Infnnlile nnrnly.->l5 attacks In nu Insidious manner In many cases nn<l physicians frequently see para- lysed' children who have had this disease without recognizing Us true character. In lhe presence of an epidemic, the discovery is likely lo be imule early. When epidemics are not present, however, tlic condition mny be overlooked, Infantile paralysis is due lo an infection which attacks the cells in the front columns of the spinal strain on (hem. One specialist, says; that even the weight of the bed- 1 BLYTHEVILLE 10 YEARS AGO from the fllw of the BlylhevUK Dally Courier dollies may cause excess pressure on the limbs and (hat (he placing lie knees may Friday, Nov. 10, 1'JiJ. ly good $2 gray Angora cat? He's b n en gone a Ions time now, and ""• "••-"""""«»• . j although there is a $2 reward no- Simply propping lhe patient up bsdy nas .. brimg " him in. Bob is hungry for his cat, likewise Ills baby is, and it is not right thnt In bed may cause a disturbance in the back. If there is pain nntl soreness In the muscles, the use of heal nnd resl usually will bring relief. From six to eight weeks after the acute condition has passed, the tenderness have disappeared and some power' will return to the muscles, nils is the , somebody don't deliver. Get the $2. time when muscle training massage should be begun* and be permuted to work lo the point cord. These cells control the move-; of fMeu c. Far loo oflen parents meiu of the Minus and muscles.' who do llot understand urge Ihc When the cells are inflamed great-! clll | d to m ove or pornill it lo lie ""'"'" '" " manipulated by incompetent mas- ly II limbs impossible lo move the bur, nflcr the inflammation seurs or healers, with the result disappears nnd If the cells have thnt i 1Te p ara bie damage ensues, not been destroyed, the move- M ^ pm ^ exc;rclses ^^ wnler nro especially valuable, because lhe buoyancy of lhe water permits movement without strain or stress. The most important treatment in tlic early stages of Infantile paralysis Is rest and'the avoidunce of undesirable manipulation. ment may return. It should be obvious thai Hie functioning or working of any inflamed lissue Is bad for it. That is why a specialist is necessary. He most likely will fix lhe limbs nnd tissues in lhe most suitable posi- prevent "I wouldn't wait for Elmer to 'fix that tooth. You know he has another year before he gets his diploma." tion and in that movement, until the acute inflammatory stage is over. From six to eight weeks ihay be necessary for the damaged nerve cells to make as much of u recovery as possible. While the muscles and tissue.? arc at rest during this period, Takes Plane Hide at ONEIDA, N. Y. (UP)— To cele- 'or?.tc her 95t!i birthiiay, iVfrs. Ju. lia Beecher, of Verona. N. Y., took Miss Margaret Pride, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Pride, came close to an accident on West Main street Friday morning when she endeavored to turn n corner with the big car crowded with boy-3 and girls. Speclators held their breath as it seemed the 'car would lurn over. Nobody was injured bill most car's growth. In (he same week the dausIHers of will M. Burns had a near mishap, battering up the lamps, and sure enough Daddy discovered it and demanded un explr.nation. - < Civil War Veteran, 87, Pays Dues Until 1984 ROCHESTER, N. Y. (UP)—William II. Wesley believes in paying his dues in E. G. Marshall Post, G. A. R., in advance. Recently he handed the treasurer of tSc post a check lo cover his dues up to 1984. He is 81 and a Civil War veteran. hei first ride in an airplane. "It's | is more than DO pounds to tiie inch. "Hand Outs" For Teachers Chicago's school teachers hiivun'l heeii pnid in lien von knows when, but at least they aren't Koinj,' to starve this winter. The Illinois Emergency Helief Commission luis announced Unit it will ]iruvide them with food, fuel anil clothing throughout the winter, accepting salary assignments in payment. Right here tlu-ro is an ironic commentary on the breakdown of our public school system. Suppose you were a teacher, ami had worked hard to get the education necessary for your job, and hail toiled for years in your chosen profession-—and then, in the end, found that your reward was to get packages of groceries and bundles of coal precisely, as it' you were a do\vn-and-ouler subsistiii" on charity. Wouldn't you, in that case, begin to feel that (here was something tremendously wrong with the profession you had chosen? The plight of our school system really is one of the most shocking features of the entire depression. CHURCH EXCUSES By Geo, W. B»rn»m thrilling." she said afterward. At 230 feet under water, pressure By Laura UN BROOKMAtt Mother and Joe have agreed hat they would not argue baptism until after Christmas. I thought by Hits our household would be pence but as soon as they reached ] this agreement Joe said that the annual Red Crc^s drive would start soon and when that was over the Christmas seals would be offered for sale nnd gave il us his opinion, his church people would be more liberal than Mother's, and from a':i indications, this argument will bo more intense than the baptismal one. Joe gave it as his opinion that his church people are more interested in humanity than Mother's, so naturally they would buy more Christinas seals and subscribe more liberally to the Red Cross. Mother says she Is going to see to it thnt a close check is kept on this and when the drive is over, she will be able to show him the adual figures. She feels sure that her sEdc will win for she says thai her church has the correct baptism, and that when a person is correctly bapti7cd that helping (he Red Cross anil buying phrislmas seals is not. a duty but a privilege. [Copyrighted.) Mob rule has never been satisfactory for a jury of 12 men or 120,000,'XW people. —Dr. George Burton Cutlen, president, ol Colgate. Cupid Wnner Over Slump CHICKASHA, Okla. IUP1- Dan Cupid scored a knockout blow over Old Man Depression here in the month of October, E. G. Reynolds, district court clerk, reported recently. A total of 117 marriage licenses were issued, breaking the all lime record of no recorded in Dc- cembr of 1927, he said. We have ciono nothing lo insure a iiilurc for American music. —Paul Whitcman. A woman who sits before a mirror making laces at herself soon discovers the signs she fcar.s most. Vanity is beauty's worst er.emy. —Prof. Frederick P. Wocllner. University ot California. OUT OUR WAY By Williams Fns.nor.sian, treaty f<?P-t neutrality of America. YOU - -HAVE TO BREAK THEIR BACKS? MO- NOf JUST MY OWN! so- DON'T VJORRV r==li-\----^ fl t>ecoirw?s a state ani also Oklahoma IN WHAT VirAR WAS SHAKES PlAWi BORN ? / NAME THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN W THE ,H|gQES ARE- MADE- MOT BORN. (Answers on Back I'age) III-:UI.N 11CUE TODAI On n Broriuy .Nnvemlier evening 5)AV1I> IIAXXIS'IT'.K merl* n Srelty hlonil clrl unit ufTcrs tier • IIII 10 trie cab In ivhlch be 1* be nrc% .1 Ti-vnlrrr Itulde. ,\cil morn!-?!; HruiniKrr rend* (hut THACY Kl\<:. urrhcnrni Ifntler In n movie Ihcntcr, hii-> ' Tirrn [iiunil (lend In . I* nimrtiitcm. : I'ollre Jire Kfnrrlitne ffir nn "nn- linilun l.lnnil" uhn vMlcd Klnc | Ihr nlclit lirlorr. llnnnUtor. TI'mruiTirrltir: Ihc elrl In Ihe Inxl- I lie *tr* hrr ,-icnln Ihni morn- tne. Ilie wlrl Irlln him lu-r name to JCMKT I'llAXCi: /mil thnc «hc : «pn\vn nnthlnc <ir ihc mtinler Mr- ci,r^ In Kt-r hT* n[>] (rli'inl. JI1T I'AVI'OX. eiUfor or Ihe Tri-- mttoT 1-iiM. nnil iirrnnzfi* lo \rorli >,ii till- l\ln:r iLicinlrr rnsr for Ike r.i-,1. l-.iilnn hilroiliirn .!. RAN- n;il.l-|l CAIXi:V. «lnr rrni,-|rr. Whllr ihi-j nre mlut,) = tt,r n<• l.lnni ,-ftr ,.,!(,„, rn |l,, -They're In,I l,rr,n~l,i ,(,.-, | ,;!,] l n !" MMV (in nx WITH TIIK STOIIV CIlATTEn Vll I^UIltNi; lhe taxicab rlito lo po- Ifce hpnilqnarters, J. Itandolpn [jaincy drew a package ot cigarets from Ills roclic-i p.nd held them lownrd ri-mnl.s'.er. "Ilnvtj or.ev" tie offe-od. Bnnni?Icr lor,!; Hie clgareL "This fjirl —?" he =a!d. arrt then stopped because he conM not go cm. Tlie reporter struck :i match and held it forward. "Light?" offeiecl. BamilFier accepter] llic ligliL nainey touclicd Hie match to bis own cigaicL "It v,'as fast work!' he commented. "1 thought mysel nil llial line about tho mysterlou: bioml snspecl was Jusi a stall Ksticcl.illy ivhen Henley wouldn' glte us Iho description." Gainey' »olce WES <iuiei and ELoady bul hi evca had narrowed and the blue I: them scemcJ cveu lirisliter. "Uo you think she dill It? Tb girl. I mean? 1 ' Ttie reporter sliruggod. "Ilo 1 stioulil 1 know? Tracy King mus have bail plcnly of girl fricuds a right. l'rob.ilily wasn'l abovo El Ing them a dirty deal cither. TI rat!" Cnlney cp.il viciously !u [he air. "I V.; :t> cri-onors." he sal ••Tliill's ivlial this cny King wa As i» nrclicftr.1 leader lio was j..v The ilnrncs [ell lor III in be!;sc ot Ibe u-n>- lio gang." l^ie ar-^nincrt an exprcs ; lr.?ic. "l.cusv!" l;e mur- "Voucan'tkeep him herd" ihc gal cried. "You've golto let Inm gol"' "Did you seo her? Talk to her? Did Sid gel any piclures?" "Snro. I gavo tho whole story lo Auslin over the phono. Thoy'vo had her husband hero all liioru- ing. only they didn't let anyone know il." "Her husband?" It was Bannister who cut In sharply. "They're trying to get a confession from Mm," Cunningoan) went on r.p though ho liatln't heard, "but blond'a still out," Cainey Inter- runted. "Say, whcro's Henley? The Doss says wo'vo got to get the description ot that other girl.'' 'HE door at tho end ol the corridor opened then and an officer In a blue uniform stepped ouf, Suddenly, wilh a rush, a smaller figure was beside him. A figure In red and block and tan. A. figure o hear your side o! alt u-ls. nt ,'ag saying. "There's nothln' dolu'!'- UR'(Deer lold him blunily. "Miu- von't talk 10 you. 1 told bci nimn ;be came here she v.ouldit t nave o talk to reporlcrg--" Tbey dlsappcn.red down Uie stairs. Bannister and Cuiininelinin remained to eye each other. "Don't Ihink 1 know yout name.' Cunningham Eaid anologclitnlly 'Are you a new man?" DANN1STEH nodded. Within ilie past few minutes be bad e.\uei- enced such a complete emotional let-down that be felt almost fWl'^ lie had como racing to heailnun'' lers from Hie newspaper uflicc. Ihluklng he would find Jullei Franca there. Juliet Franco, ar rested for murder! He coulil noi explain, even to blmself, ttie llshi- ness In his throat that plclnre lir.il evoked. He had wanled to help llio girl, liad promised lo help ber. and be had failed. The exleni ui that failure was completely lininll lating. It was worso- Now. uliei seeing tho dar-U-pyed. Elirewlsti Carlotta, Baonlster felt such reliei hat it was a comfort to steady one land against the wall. "Yes," he said, "I'm working on tho Post temporarily. Cannisler> my nnmc. Used to work here joars ago." "Know your way around thi' place!" "I think so." Cainey reappeared then. b--i;iu<l Ing up tho steps, as usual, two »l a time. "Wow!" he said," Wua: • handful that dame Is!" Cunningham said, "If yon two arc going to slay I guess I'll wit it back to the office. "0. K." agreed Gainer . "Tell they'll never do it- That guy's loo dumb lo pull a murder." "Say, watt a minute!" Tho dim iniilfre Gainey's voice rasped j harshly. "I'd liko lo know what stamping and shaking defiant fists and bursting Into a torrent ot high pitched hyslerical protests. "JJut you can't keep him here!" ,]} the girl crierd. "You've gol to let ilm go! He's my husband, lie Austin I'll call In half an box*." For the first time Bahnlsler felt somelhins like confidence In wiiat ho was about to do. Tlip cnnvlc- llon Ilia* be had nlundcio 1 ! Into something he was certain lu n.-ir.'el began to recede, "Gainey." lio said, "there f e:;c* lliing I'd liko to do ilshl u->iiy. Ibis Is all about Tbis morning we never hurt anybody. You've sol to Had the murder pinned on an un- 'et him go. Herman's a good man. | known blond damsel.. Now you say | Just because he loves mo you warn ' Ihev'vo got her husband-" to lako him away. But sou can I The older man regarded him lor "° I" This Is a free country and j ^^ ^ ^ g ^ ^ ^ ^^ 'That's another one." ' "'" light. I'll show you wlicre you Arffl3 lh(s mornlng .,„., saw ,,, 0 gf (d](jw3 on al( tl]|j t I'm going lo Iry lo catch un I I a moment. :,e shorlly. "Oh, they're still i bis bums get off! Such a nerve r " sUow rou ' Her husband's Herman Scurlach. wlllidiew It. Last nlglit they found a letter wtsy arc they sc sure the rl <!!:] It:" •Th.-ll." in 1,1 liie other •you «lli !:aie in eel frmn your I looking for her. This dame's au i you've gol! frier,i. r.-hco Cliicl James Adol- usher at the Slate. Name Is Car- i Tho policeman put a hand over il;i;s llcuky." lolla Scurlach—ain't It The fii!) tinned a corner and a ::iorc drew up al lhe curb. llasho.l a can! In Hie laxl I Fcnrlach wrote to King, threaten- driver 5 l.-.fo niui clashed into the : Ing to get him If ho sang a ccr- i uuildln;. ti.;!n«ci1 by liannlsler. j t.iin song again. The guy, Scur-' "Where's Mc.N'eal?" ciahiey do- lach, Is jealous ol this crooner, I ol il:c scric,i:it at tbe desk. |"Uslcn. Carlotta"—the same name i "i:p=laii s. They're all up Ihcro." i as Scurlach'a wile. There was a : Two slcpa at n llmo Uainey j mnunted lhe sUlrs. hannlslor was; room—1 mean King's room wUcro. they found his body? I'd like lu have a look at tbal place iny«ell i - . , , ,. Windows and doors aud all IIMI FcacL^Hie girl's mouth-and instantly Cn |t (n my m|nd _ ^ ym $ , |p pose you could Hi It up?" You Mile devil!" ho exclaimed, j - Mlgnl see the Chief." Galncf uggestcd. "You said you know Ira, didn't you?" Twenty minutes later. wl;ii n message signed by Chief ilcnley In ,is vest pocket, Bannister 6fi 0:11 holding up the blood-stained finger. "Quiet down now or you'll go lulo a ccll-and slay there!" I won'tl 1 won't" screamed the , , , i ciri "This Is a free country—1" ;cc? And tho name ot the song Is &'"• ID1S ls It was Galnc-y who stepped for- "Uslcn, kid," be salt!, "may- ocuriicn a «ni.-. j nt, ^ »ua ,i - „,,,,,, if . .„. of other stuff In Iho Idler about! bo you'd liko to tell mo aboul IL ! liow King had bctler leave the elrl . I'm from the Post and 1 certainly alone. Well, last nlglit Kins .lid i want {0 sco n, 3 t you and your bus- [civ t cc ;. bcl:l:ul. his bronlh j si , lg [, 1C 50 ,:g_at the first nciform- rapidly. Oil tho second lloor Ihe rcponcr lurncd Ictl down Half way lo tho end, a dnor opened niic.id ot them and a dnrk figure appc.irc<l. "Cunningham!" Gainey claimed. "Where Is she?" ancc. He l t the theater after that . anil ho never camn back." "\\'Q flaincy know nil about lhat," interruplccl. "How about man In tha dark suit nod"In Ihorc," he Eaid. "Stove lo her," tho letter? Did you sco it?" ! Cunningham nodded. "Slil took a picture ot It. Got one ot tho girt, too, when they brought her In. Sho'3 darned prc'ty. Snanlsh, I guess, nr maybe Italian. Dark Uair and eyes—" "So vfvivs got a brunc't bul band E et n snuaro deal." Whatever Galucy may bavo ox- peclcd, his words had nn Inslaut and surprising effect. Carlotta Scurlach's dark cyca widened Then her carmined llpa closed to Either firmly. Sho looked Gainoy bat no words camo 1 talked down the corridor at tho eM' a 'W*- " r * llk * or the Shelby Arms. But lie had an errand to take cire ol first. Ilo walked across town to S'.iih street, continued until he reached tho Hotel Tremont. Entering, tie crossed tlio lobby, picked up one ot :bo house telephones and asked to 1x3 connected witb Miss Jn!r«t Franco's room. Them was somo delay. Trj* operator couldn't ecem to cct MIC namo correclly. Afler that there was u further wait At lasi |i.in nlster heard tbo operator's vulc-e and then & man's. The man s.ml. "I'm Borry. Miss France chrri,o,t out ot tbe hotel early thU »l',if noon." (.To Be Coi

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