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SrTV '. .A-tj^V-v, '/ t>HCB FOUB ,!'_•"'_ - • ' * ,.••> THE BLYTHBVILLE COURIER NEWS 1 THE COCRHBB NEWS CO, ,', '' H. W. HAINBS,,PubUther BAMUEL r. NORRIS. Bditor JAKES A. GATENS, AdverUdcc ! aiRALDYKE DAVIS, Circulation Sole NiHotuI Advertising Rtpw6«nt»f r TW! WUlice 'Wltner Co, New York, GhlCMO, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis, •Published Ever; Afternoon Except Entered as second class : nutter «t the post- office * »t Blythevil>, Arkuuu. under tct ot Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by the OBlted Pmt. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the city ot Blythertll*, 16« per wetk.'of 65c per month. By oiail, witliin a radius of 50 miles, 13.00 per year, $1.60 for six months, 15c for three months; ty mail outside 60 mile lone $10.00 per yew payable In advance For Grave Stakes The fale of the \\oikl may hiing upon the coal contiact paile\s no\v un- dci way in Nc\\ Yoi 1< The issue which John L Lewis has piecipilatcd must ic'sult in one of thiee outcomes, two of which would be disastrous and the third is highly undcbiiablc If Leu is \\ins anv bubstaiilial pny boost for his '150,000 bituminous min- cib—he is asking for \\hat amounts to between S3 and §-1 a da>, on top of the picsent ?7 a iln\ bcfoie o\eit,ime—then out n.tliona! stiuggle agauibt inflation 15 lost On the bcnle of spending involved n'l this> conflict, llwt could easily cause the banki uptcy of the o. e nation upon \jhlch" the solid's pot.t«ai reHabiliUi- tion depends ] If Lewis is denied an acceptable tfage ineie<ise, and calls a stiike in the 'Muminoiib mines, and his call is heed- ed'gen ei ally, then the .useiwl of de- mociacj must shul do\\n until coal production can be icbumed ,\eai is so cnlical mililarily that such a bluildoun could, prolong the \\ai by yorus 01 even God forbid, oould lose it to demociao thud alt ei native \\ould be presidential -aciitoi > taking ovci the mines \ulh 'th'e" k Aini\, ,is w.u, done notably Ui the Noith Amencan Aviation strike ill 1911 — .piotecting loval workmen dganibt gangatei tci'ioiism and relying npon then patnotism to hi ing them back to 'wm k "notwithstanding Mr.'' Lewis' obstiuctionibm : t • ~ This altei native is pieternble to :ithei of the otheis, if the unionecr msiits, Buj. it ib infiiutolv undesirable, and by no Cleans conclusive in its rc- $nlts The Noith Ameiiciin experiment ended quickly brcaiise the Government ga\e the union what was asked, Uiere- bj^thm\\ing the wage stiuclure of the an' plane*industrj into fei menl and forc- )U| pav incieastb all along the line. J|)PA Admijmliatoi Pientiss Brown tjeUs cleailv and acciuatclv wliat will Oppen if eithei the opeiators now or tjfe goveinment latci gives in to Mr. ^«is,/lhen Piesidents Muiray of the Q£I 0 and'Qieen of the A. F. of L wtll be f oiced, in belf delense, to demand similar laises foi then members. *Ji thej do, and aie as haul-boiled as Mr I GUIS, thev \\ill ha\e his precedent fo t <issme them tliat they can win. If thej do not, then Jit I efl , s will ] lavc Dieted his majoi puipose, by demonsjrating: that he can and does get p#V boosts foi his men when his rivals caii not or do not. Rfpap Those Titcs ",,\Vi<h bpimg loumlmg the corner ;ind Vi6t weathei just ahead, no\\ is the time foi evcij automobile owner to sec ^.hethei anj of his tnes need recap- Ping Goveinment c\peilb estimate that one out of every four on passenger cars do need such attention. There are; no formalities. Jusl give the order to your tire dealer. Those who are careless run the risk of having their tires get into such condition that they can not lie saved at all. There are no replacements for tires thus destroyed. Their loss will mean that the car has 1 to be laid up, probably until late 1944 or some time in 1945, if not longer. The King Is Dead Time wns, not long .since, when the (teatli of' J. ]'. Morgan would have crowded any war out of the top headlines, and might have .shaken the nation's financial structure to its depths. The jfrcat banker lived so long that hi.s passing, when it came, was just a good news story. In the old days, Wall Street was the money capital of the richest nation in (he world, and the House of Morgan was the hub of Wall Street. The Morgan linn virtually financed the allies in World War 1 until this nation entered, and acted as their agent. Now Wall Street is just a dingy cau- yon in downtown New York, where a lot of struggling firms have olfice space. Washington is the financial, commer-' cial, industrial capital of the world. The King of Wall Street is dead. But even before he died, he had become little more than a very rich relic of the other days. •SO THEY SAY We nrc not nsking thnL the Army be depleted. We nrc not asking tlmL Indiislrinl Inter Ijc raided, but \ve do ask thnC figrlcnlltiro lie given consideration, essential ns It is, cqiml lo K.s Jmpoii- nticc in winning tlic wnr.—Oov. John W.. Brlck'cr of Ohio. . * * ' *. ' I give (he most solemn assurance to" the people of Fm nee tlmf (liclr sacred right (o choose their provisional government themselves will be fully cnfegimnlcd.—Oen. llcmi Glrniul. * * . * The question o( vncntloiis for workers depends on individual plants nnd local conditions. In general, however, i believe vncntloas will rc- sult In ucllliif,' more lotnl-woi-k done.—Paul V. McNutt, chalriimn of Manpower Commission. *•*,*. I regard it ns neillicr wise nor desirable to have »n immediate conference hy nil United Nations with i-csnccl lo the conduct ot inllltnry and imvnl o|»riiiibiis.-iScn. ,Toni Conimlly, chalv- man Foreign Relations Commltfec. * » * The private who is out there Bctliiiij shot nt does most ol the work in this war. He i;ct's little credit, out, of it, too. A man can be as ferocious as the devil back ihoinc on three hoi mcnls ti dny, but 11- lakes ^nts lo live in n fox-Mole in the rnin eating cold rations.—UeiU.-Gen. Ccorgc S. I'alton Jr. t • ' * * When spiritual responsibility does not keep liacc with material discovery and invention, irue progress censes.—Leslie D. WeatlierlicncI, DrilLsh pastor. * * * night cannot be dclcnnliiert by the criterion of whether it is useful or otherwise. The rights o! Ihn Individual as those of the society are limited by denial justice.—Bishop of Berlin. * * * Post-wnr America must be n land where private enterprise is secure, where the individual will be willing ( o venture, wiiqrc the hope of reward tor individual initiative will outweigh the icar of loss. _H is that spirit, of venture, of taking a chance, that has built America—Gov. John w. Bricker of Ohio. * * * No navy will be .siirficlenl which permlls less llian the most sliljJs niui planes, equipped with Hie hardest hitting weapons nnd manned by Ihe best trained olliccrs and men, in any area Ihroiighoiit the world where enemy forces may be met.—Navy Secretory I-Vnnk Kno.v. BLYTHBVILLE, '(ARK.)' COURIER NEWS SIDE,GUNCES '"I tern. im »r HI* timcc, inc. T. M.'BEC/U.'s. p»T.-orr. "A lot of people think rii);<-'ni/y!" THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson SCIENTISTS WERE AMONG THE /<4J7" TO ADMIT THE POSSIBILITY PALLING '•; FROM.THE SKY, AS IN THE CASE AND Nor UNTIL THE FIRST.' : , OP THE I97X CENTURY WAS IT CONCEDED GENERALLY. TUESDAY, MARCH 23, CONNECTICUT ; FOP.esr,.ASsoG:i/3vTtON , HAS'ISSL/ED'A'•' • ' ! BULLETIN ON I m. T. M. REG. U. S. PAT. ANSWER: Greenland. NEXT: The lliirst of a corn crop. In Hollywood «V KKSlUNi: JOHNSON SEA Stuff Correspondent The Squire of Sausils has clone It again. Thirty years in motion pictures and still one of the lop character stars in" Hollywood. Yes, it's I limy Carey, (lie fa'augus rancher who steals acting honors in "Air Force." one of the year's really urea I inoviiM. It's remarkable Hint pnrey, one of the nil- time Bran western stars, should so successfully bridge the gup ( o character roles. From riding the range to riding- a H-2| bomber is quite a leap, tco. Hut Carey docs il with typical Carey finesse. Warner's location Irip to Tampa Fin., for the dim, was one of the toughest in Hollywood history Unbearable hc.il in .wainpv country tlial had most of the cast on sick leave. Except Harry, who explained: "At my age (C5) if I took a day oft it would probably- start a whispering campaign. You know They'd go n round saying, 'Carey's getting old. He can't' lake il any more'." Most men 20 years his junior would like 10 be able to , , ••**** SUB TORPEDO THOT HIT) MAxlTn^ THAT GOOF GAU.EV A BOAT TO r A WOULD BLCXV IT TO r N OM IT «*u- >^i MV B1TS ->-^r "•.... . .. v < SSI ff \NELL, ALL THE PUNISH- ''\ WENT 1HEV CftN STAND/ t\ -"-TOMORROW ^fou T\\IO 7 60FA AVIATORS '( TOtl " \ AMD 8RE/\V< Tl GR.OUND FOR. A THE INSURANCE "it the way he can. » • » After four years in Hollywood, Ingrid Bergnian has undergone a melamorphnsi.s coni|jlelc from complexipii to character. The .blonde, shy. and stately Swede has been transformed inlo the black- t Imired Creole vixen, CI16, for the i film version of Edna Fcrber's | "Saratoga Trunk." Miss Bergmai. herself, and not the Hollywood In' fluencc, .must be crcdiled with the Itransfonnatipn. Stic believed the change of acting place would be 'good for her career. After a suc- i cession of serious dramatic parts, Jsho wanted n g.iy. happy role. And Clio Is it. Shc vamps every male in the cast, has a lavish wardrobe of 30 changes. She darkens her eyebrows,.to harmonize with her black «•!(;. and is (isinu more make-up than she ever has used before. She also sings for the first time— in Freiicli mill in New Orleans Negro dialect. Quite a transformation. And one the customers, I'm sure, will enjoy. . 7« - * i CHEDIT Dili: Jimmy Cagney's Oscar, won for "Yankee Doodk- Uandy," isn't dec- ornting the numtle in his home. It's parked on Brother Bill Cagney's clc.sk at United Artists where Die Cagneys now have their own lilm company. -Bill produced 'Yankee Doodle,'" says Jimmy, "He deserves the Oscar." No motion picline ever carried so large a list of credits as "Forever More Important «& The quality Icitlhtr in S(:ir Jiraml Shoos ^Yill help m.'ikc a [lair Itisl you a full ycii HAYS STORE "Farmer's Headquarter* In Blytlieville A Mnnett*" First Thing on the Program nd a Day," the all-star RKO hnrity film. Yet the identity of .ic man whii nursed il along for iree years durin- its production ir Cciiric Hnrdwlcke, is hidden i the cast of' 18 aclors. Oredited, n addition to the 78 stars, arc even directors and two film editors. But no producer is •mentioned because Sir cedric preferred it that way. :' o » • Spencer Traccy, who never lacks, Iti seems, an ijispirational sc- ucnce in his motion pictures, has a honey in his latest, "A ~ Guy Named Joe." As a pilot, killed in action, hi> finds out that "Pilots never die — because there Is a greater job'for them to do — to )ass on to the younger pilots knowledge J . . so th.it aviation nay never : be static but, always progressing." • * » » SCREEN WRITING . Quiet, please. Authors are au- ihnring. Geniuses are genii.isine. Novelists are Hoveling. Tliat o£l ! sound you hear is « pang of hun- ;er gnawing on "a poet, it's jail aking place at the Warner studio/ vhere the !cameras are busy, with, •he careers o'f more' writing folk .hpn you could sling an inkpot .at. Betlc Da\is ,'iind Mnia'jn Hopkins i )oth piny noielists in 'Old Ac- quaintance." Olivia cle Hnvllltuid, Ida Luplno and Nancy Coleman , are the Bronte Sisters in "Devotion!" Also, in this picture is William 'Makepeace Thackeray, played by Sydney Greenstrcct. Frcdric March i is Samuel Clemens in "The Ad- j ventures of : Mark Twain," which also includes Bret Harte, Longfel- low. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Whittier and Ralph Waldo Emerson. Swearengen & Co. SPOT COTTON BROKERS BlytheirUIe, Art. •'•";•-•:. • Call For SHIBLEY'S BEST At Better Grocers Everywhere. It Bakes Better With Less Shortening. BUY WAR BONDS with what you save! SERIAL' STORY By OREN -- -;. r \T :-^\^m l , * NEA-StrvjcVln&'l PAT'S PLAN CHAPTER XX TJ/1IEN tlic rnorniiiff radio fonim * ended there in the hotel con- vcnlion hall, Pat Friday came out with her face looking ever so serious. Her mind was in a whirl, and she dodged the lobby crowd which would surely recognize her, clucked up a stairway and went to (lie big women's lounge. First person she spotted there was Lorainc Stuart. Pat stopped in her tracks. ° It wouldn't do to antagonize Lo- rnine. Not any more than had been done already. This whole situation, Pat reminded herself, was -so strained! Here in Phoenix, Ariz., hanging on the outskirts of all the publicity and all the excitement and fun of the transcontinental soaring flight, was Captain Carr's own fiancee. The girl v.'ho was originally scheduled to fly with him, and .who, the public 'thought,, actually-.was with him, ;vt least in name. Only—it was Pal lierself who publicly carried Loraine's name. The real Lorainc remained a nonentity, sulking, 'concealed. All at once Pat felt a rush of sympathy for Ihe other girl. "Whether I like her or not has Holding lo do with if," Pat 'old herself. "She just got a dirty break at. Ihe start. And—and after all—she's the girl Jimmy loves!" That was (lie fact which slung. Loraine Stuarl was Ihe girl Jimmy loved. Pal's own love, for Jimmy was a. secret which only two people in the world knew; She went to Lorainc and sat down. "Come on and go places with me," Pat invited, with sincere kindness now. "There's no point in our despising each other, Loraine." The taller girl was smoking. Shc exhaled, looking off as if unaware of I'at at all. ; . "No," shc said, finally. Pal lucked a pretly lip in, thoughtfully.'Then she tried again. "Loraine, I've already told you, Ihe whole thing is impersonal with me. It's bigger than we arc. And as for Jimmy himself—I admitted 1 was out of the picture there, too. He's yours, by his own choice. And you owe it (o him to—to be a good sport and all. . . . Don't you?" She looked at Pat, then. ."Did ho ECIK! you lo tell mo this?". "Goodness no!" . "Then lot me alone." For a long moment Pai • just looked at the other girl; studying her, When she spoke again, it was in low, sad lono. "All right, Lo- raine. ... All right. ... I just wanted to—try To be friends. To try!" Pat left her, then. There were some things she couldn't do, and this was one she had muffed, she realized. It built unhappiness, deep inside. What a shame that'a boy as tops as Jimmy Carr had to marry such a girl! Had to. . . . Pat. shrugged. Loraine was his own choice. Jimmy Carr was conferring with Army officials and technicians in another of the hotel halls, Pat knew. They would have a lot of man-talk about Ihe trip so far: 'Hie tow plane's performance at various altitudes. The various slresses encountered. The effects of air pockets. The reports on weather and oilier natural phenomena. Weather: especially was important. Pat and Ed Bryan had faced two sforms on Iheir. power flight westward, and this morning she had looked out the east window of her hotel room and saw ominous clouds over distant Superstition Mountain. Superstition lurked on the horizon like a sprawling blue monster. "I want io Inlk lo Jimmy," Pat told herself now. "If tliose farmers.— that one especially — want proof—" o * * AM' audacious idea had ^ermi- nated in Pal's mind, but she held il down unlil shc could talk with Jimmy Carr. She carried it lo his conference room right now. "Come in, Miss Stuart!" 'the men greeted her with respect. Pat haled the necessity of mastjucrad- ing under Loraine's name. J3ut she stuck it out, "Conkl I have about 10 minutes of your lime, gentlemen?' she asked. "If Captain Carr and I could only—" Jimmy had seen her now. "Pal!" he called, involuntarily. Then, remembering, said, "Come in, xih, Loraine. Sure, sure!" Pat could have been a nickname; a pet name whicli a man called his fiancee. Army men smiled benignly on llicm and made a place for her at their long table. "I was just talking to a farmers' meeting," she explained. "And— and a man challenged me. I guess he made nie mad." A youngish major spoke up. "I will personally shoot him, Miss Sfuarl." Pat gave him a quick smile. "This is serious, major. I mean it. Bui first J want to be sure of my ground." Shc turned, as if seeking highest possible authority, to another man. - "Jimmy, didn't, jou say ghders could be'madc.ifpriaWiinilftlzWt'; each, when quantity producliori sfarts?"-slie asked. . '.- .' :, ., • "Yes. That's anrcstimate, ;of • course. But there's not much--to them. No expensive motor. JiLst iiamewoi-k and fabric, and a tew inslrlnrienls." - ' ' "Could really big ones : be made!" . ... :. ,". '. "Tliey can .to made as^big.as.- boxcars." ' '.':.' "Oh! Then Jimmy—" He jabbed a finger at her. and swept his glance to include the men around them.. '."Listen",'lirij Russia they have already iise<r gliders (hat carried dozens of men. Also in Germany. Exaclly what we are doing in America, of course, js military information, kept quiel right. now. But our Army men have already announced plans for moving 75,000 soldiers coast to coast over night. Using gliders, towed by airplanes." "I knew that!" Pat nodded "The 75,000 \yonid- include lull equipment, even (o light cannon and machine guns!" "A lot o£ weight, then. In glider trains," "Well look, Jimmy—that farmer who made me mad, lie said it was a crazy idea. He said gliders are just kites. He said lie resented the whole idea." '•'••• "Resettled it? ForPefe's sake!" '"Some people always resent new ideas,"'another.'officer;put in. "He said that soaring miglit have some place in the Army business, but it certainly had none in civilian life. And ho said the Army ought to mind its pwii affairs." . , ' ••/ ••• ' Jimmy said, "The Army is'made up of civilians iri uivform. Our problems are theirs. Theirs -are ours.'! • ;.. "Itold him thai/'- Pat agreed-' "But he—he laughed, the wrong way. I said it was Ocasib.le.f6r air trains lo lake perishable fruits and voeelables from thekc.very farms, and drop oft' a loader!- glidc/r al< every town passed. He scoffs at. Ihe whole idea o£ air trains,',' Jimmy slapped the table.'i "We can show him proof!" said lie. He turned Jo the other -officers. "Gentlemen, this week we have a soaring carnivnl. And here is a challenge, put right u'p.fo'uj by a civilian. H's rather signifl- canr, if you ask me! Will you help me back up what Pat—what Mis.* Stuart (old that farmer, with real proof?" The odflcers were looking at Pat in frank admiration. (To B«,Continued); .'•

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