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PAGE fOtJR BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS I r IHE COURIER NEWS CO.. PUBLISHERS ' . 0. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HAINES, Advertising Msnager Sole National Advertising Rcpresentt.lh es: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, ChlcARO, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Little Rock. Published Every Altcrnoon Except Sunday. Enleird as cccona class mailer at the pos> office nt lllylheviile, Arkansas, under act of Congress Oc"_:.-. tober 9, 1017. Served bv Hie Onlted 1'ress. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in me City ol BlylhcvlUc. 15c per srt-ck or SO-SO per year In advance. By mall u-lthln a radius ot 50 miles, 13.00 per vraf. SI 50 for six months. 85c for three months; by mall In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, $6.50 per year. In zones seven nnd eight, S10.K) uer year, payable In advance. Higher Inheritance 1 ax May Be Key One uf tho unplciisun 1 \iolis Uncle Sain will hiivo to take n-i in I ho n«iv future is the liisk of liiHlinis' now ways to };cl motley. 'Nobody likes the i<Hi of MK\KV taxes. Nolioily denies th:it :i mtuinl-' ing tux r.'itc is biid foi 1 Ini-iiicss., _No,- ,., body, rich or poor, nets nny pavlictilM'_ :l I kick out of paying liis taxes. A.>., : But nobody, on the other hand, am.-"., look at tiie vast sums ll::il ;ire l)ein!r> spent these days v.-ithout rcaliziiiK thai '• some new sources of re-venue will Lo ' accessary in the not-disf.ml f uturo. : Never before, SHVU in war time, has the government spent at its present rate. This money can't If plucked out of thin air. * * * J. All of which brings (is up lu Iliu ' latest (leclariition of Senator George \V. Norris of Nebraska, who urges a heavy stiffening of the inheritance tax by the next Congress. .Here is an idea which -cuts two ways. Not only would il provide the government with badly needed money; it could be made into a weapon to promote (hat more equitable distribution of wealth which seems to be one of tlie goals of the era now beginning. In considering an inheritance lax, it would be well to get a clear picture'of the exact nature of the tilings it would be expc'cted' to accomplish. "Such law," remarks Senator Nonis, "should allow a liberal exemption—an exemption even large enough so that the beneficiary might live ilic remainder, of bis life in luxury—and then it should be ir.CTcasefl !jy progressive steps so that the residue of Hie fortune would be passed back to tho people through this method of taxation, and thus be relumed to the government." * » » Every man who manages to lay aside a little surplus liiis the right to seek to provide for his inildien. That should be possible, under even the sliff- est sort of inheritance tax law. But the idea of preserving a vast fortune intact through generation after generation, and pres'irviiisr with it the great power that goes with extreme wealth, handing wealth ar.d power down to those who have done nothing to earn them—that .is soniething ul<e again, MJT UIJK WAY and we pj-oporly can keep it in mind .in framing our law. . There need not be any "soak the rich" tinge to such a step. Uncle Sam needs every dime he can gel; the country as n whole needi t<i do something about '.he i-nngeaiing of great wealth in the hands of a fortunately born few. F.oth goals can bo reached through sane revision ol the inheritance lax. —Rruce Cation. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24. 1933 F. R. Picks IVinner No one idea of Franklin I). Roosevelt drew moiv derisive cntidsm during- the iiisl prcsidentia 1 campaign than his plan for pulling !i t|iiarler million young men to work in reforestation projects; nor did any of hi.s ideas work but any belUT in ;:"lual practice. Now the American Tree Association, having done some research, reports that the late Calvin Cinlidge himself had the same idea before the 10152 campaign began. In one uf the articles he wrote for tin; New York Herald- 'rribune.afUT leaving the While House, ^iK,goo'li<%',. : sa;id;.. ' " v i' rJf;.fhe)-./gqyei'llmciil ever needs' to. |giy(l',Umk',|lo'the Unemployed, an en- '•'liu-jjc'd'i'jsyfjlcm °f reforestation would be a partial solution, frco from objcc- lion.V'Ij. wo'nljl iioliinlevrVirc wilh rates of .wages or marketing of production in any existing industries . . . Under co- o|:cralion of federal and local governments, a national policy of reforcsta- ' lion shpuld be adopted without dejay." An •inloresling footnote, this, to one of the brightest angles of the "new deal." America has tost the vision of. Go;i in ihe last 15 years. The devil seems to have the country on the run. --Billy Sunday, evangelist. * * T Only foolish n:cn still demand good-looking secretaries in preference to those with brains. —Mrs. Marion I'ednwa. Philadelphia, federal- stale employment head, * - * * In our concern for forgo'ttcn men, we inusl not creale foryotten institutions—the nation's schools. —Dr. Glenn Frank, president of Wisconsin University. '•• I nm never pleased. —Benito Mussolini. even with mysell. Oirls again are finding il necessary to display good uiimncrs at all times. —Miss II. Jean Crattfuic!. dean o[ women «t Pennsylvania University. * t » N'o o:ic can foretell the result ui our adventure inlo the socialization .if business, but we're on ,a one-way street f.nd cannot turn tack. —Walter Teagle. * * * It is not so much how a nation uorks as how it plays that determines its future. —Dr. Vnul C. Stetson, .supcriutende'H of Indianapolis ECl'.OOlS. ¥ * * ' Business is good. I'm at peace wilh (he world. —Ex-Senator James Thomas Hcfiin. * * * AfMirodly at tuch a time -sho;;!u drink more wine. Sanuiit of Frnnce. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark /'/V f v 1 •' \ "•• A ^ -^ ,*• * •'^TBI &^/b4}%A^ »*,^TO^ *;!"•' »i }-'•'', " i'lVv .'-"•'••'' ••'•• fl-.'-l.*' >,- i ; 'l •-'.-:'' V- M''.. :-!s? *--f? A Y^" 1 '" '^/</tf> x^S.'-m :&<?/& ; 1 }$$'?.A$?&4:t* I; |?te& "Well, here I am about to marry a man with a bald si:ot." Avoid Extra Cup of Coffee If You Want to Sleep Well BY DR. Kilitor, of the American MORRIS I'ISIIBKIN roundness of sleep was less than when iu> exercise or alcoholic drink had teen laken. However, they found that sleep was much sounder following large doses of alcohol without the walk * * * ' The Chicago investigators stud led the effccl:; of alcohol and cot fee on eight young men, using nn apparatus for registering the! movements while asleep, and kep J a record of the number of times each wakened during the night. They found that large doses o caffein taken before going to slee Medical Association, and of Hy- Eri.i, (he Health Magazine You may have a cup of coffee or. if you wish, n second hightail. ate at nizlit ivtlhout fear of having n restless night as a result. But don't drink too much coffee if you want to sleep although you can go almost the limit in a cocktail party without worrying about your rest later. This unusual ndvlu: is the result of, tests marie recently nmoin; students of the University of Chicago. It sleep most people can take more alcohol anil more caffein than others without feeling any ill effects. As far hack as 1083, two European physiologists found that following long walks and the taking of small doses of alcohol, the greatly increased the number o realized, generally, that movements during the first half o controlled by habit in I the night, obviously because th instances, and that some CHURCH EXCUSES By Gfo. W. Barharn Anyone v.'ho knows me knows that I love my children and my church. I shudder when I think if something should happen to my church to cause it to close up for since I have been the head of our Snlurday Night Club and that's since long before Sister or Junior cither one came, I have had no opportunity to take them to church so lhal Ihcy may grow ii p haung the same feeling for church service thai I have. Im- inersior.s made on the young mind usually slick through life ar.d I ai ihis. the world —Premier Alboil BY Williams SAY- I LEFT YOU HAVE MY HEAD QEAC, SO YOU WOULDN'T GIT HURT. NOW VJHUTRE YOU DOIM 1 WITH IT, STUCK UP ON YOUR HEAD _\ LIKE A PLUG HAT? \/ '=?•=•! AT GUY ^ I'M PLAYIN 1 AGINST 1 6UMPS MV HEAD WITH HIS-SO I PUT A BIG STONE IN IT, TO LEARN HIM A LESSOM. THE KNOWLEDGE BUMP.. 8T X EA "SLMVKC. t ."-«••< BLYTHEVILLE 1 ! 10 YEARS AGO from the flte» <* the IHlly fouler Saturday, Nov. 24, 1923. Tho B. H. S. football team de- ealcd the Caruthersvllle eleven with a score of 33 to 0 In the grid le Friday afternoon. Harvey Stewart and Cecil Shane notored to Caruthersvllle Friday to attend the football game but they only arrived In time to sec the lomc boys returning. owan Found Diversified Fanning Paid Well CLEAR LAKE. la. (UP) -Divers- fled farming .was a paying, proposition for Sam Kennedy. '•'• Instead of the customary Iowa rops of corn and oats, last spring <enn<xly planted 160 acres of po- atoee, 75 acres of onions and 125 acres of sugar beets. The potatoes were shipped to Chicago and St. Louis markets, he onions placed In storage, and he sugar beets delivered to a su- sar factory at Mason City, la.. learby. The gross value of his crop was stlmated at $80,000. Upright Log in Crater Girts Geologists Clue CRACTER; LAKE. Ore. (UP) — Discovery, of an upright carbon- zed fog' burled Inside the Inner rim of Crater bake is said to prove •olcanip action In geologic history of this' region. The discovery V a s made by langer-Naturnlist Albert Long. The section uncovered Is 52 inches ong, \3',i in, diameter at top and 5',4 at the base. Its upright posi- ion indicates the area was alive vhcn covered by a volcanic crup- - THIS CURIOUS WORLD - IS NOT A C1TV IN CHINA/ It IS AN ISLAND OP 31 SGKJACe AAILES, LOCATED AT THE MOUTH OF THE CANTON RIVER. ; s A . WHITE WAS CAPTURED;^,. \ IN HARON '*r-' >1 COUNTX TEXAS. THE ANIMAL IS NOT AN ALBINO, SINCE IT'DOES NOT HAVE A GOAT OF INDIA, HAS OOQUSCG&V HORNS./ Hongkong was ceded to Great Britain in 1841, as a result of the First Opium War, and is an Important British naval tasc. This island, with a group of other islands, makes up the colony of Greater Hongkong. The city of Victoria is its capital. NEXT: Are rainbows semi-circles? Legion Gels Hall Gavel PHILADELPIflA. (UP)—A gavel, fashioned from a section of the crlginal timber • of Independence Hall, has been presented the National Headquarters of the American Ugion by the Captain Waiter M. Oearty Pc»T, No. 315, here. person who had taken the caffei was nnable to fall asleep. They re]x>rt thai Ihe frequency with which one wakes up during the night, alter taking these drugs is modified by the amount: nlco-= hoi decreases the number of times one nwnkens. and four or six-grain doses of caffcin increase activity of Ihe sleeper. + * * The invcstlsalors also measured the effects of Ihe drugs on the temperature of each sleeper. They found that alcohol always resulteid in a normal temperature during the first half of the night and an increase in temperature during the second lull. Large doses o[ caffcin give n higher temperature than normal during the night's sleep, whereas two grains of eaftein. the amount in a large cup ol coilec, produce only a slight variation. These studies show. also, lhat lying still for n considerable length of time lends to an unpleasant feeling, which is revealed by moving about. Cr.e young man. who insisted he could sleep without stirring by fixing his mind on that idea before HSr.tX HERE TODAY Wkn killed TRACY KING. «r- r%c»(rt». lcari«r taunt 4e*i la Ua hole! nparlBtralf - ..DAVlp UA.NNISTK*, antfcor. fonwfr . •e*r*paper repnrKr, an- dcrtnkra l» fl»d ont. Police arc • rnTchlnp for an Vu n k n o w « blond." kDoitB i« hare visited Klnc • horllr l>«/or« hi* death, rtaitnlftier faa« •««» ihli girl, rfh* tnld him brr name TTD» JULIET PRANCE. She •wore «fc* k«ew anfhl&j; of thr murder, tvt »hr MKRHAN aCURI/AOn, wh» nrole Kin*; • < h r« a tea l*jc letter; U ID laII. lie nUo declaim Ua wi<h J.* HANlIoLFl? GAINKY* •lar reporter ot 4fc« Po»t. In the dead man'a 'apa'rlraent BaaiUftr uJrka up n* <*td-fu«MoDed wedding picture* *nd keeps It. fialary «*i Hnnnl*t*r mref At I) H DC! AN. K mcwihrr of KJn K '» rrrhotm. . O r u f. in declarer, "There** ]«*( «•«• person In ihe world irfco had any re*BAD lo «ant to Barm Tracy Klag'" NOW CO ON WITH THE STORY CHAPTER XIV TNVOLUNTAH1LY the three moo •*• stopped walking. Drugan bad they east. while By Laura Loii _BROOKMAN ' and we found kioi!" It had bwn * lon^ stiiry and it ended fs abruptly as It bad begun. There coulrl 1 be no doubting the honesty of the emotion that nutie Drugan'a voice die away, almost to a whisper. There pause nnd then i| they're partners. But by thl3 time Pirrott'a driukin' pretty heavy. Sometimes he doesn't show up for the act. Finally they have a row and bust up. Tracy knocks around by himself for a while and tben joins Louie La- tnoiit's orchestra, know ivho Louie afler 7,-hlle Tr.icy col? Hie Irten of | "I've told them to find Joe Par- having his own nrclirsir.r !ie gel? i rott " llle y Wilnt tl10 man wll o some boys iop-r:-.or; <,V!i.ii u-; lf j ^'"^.Traey." nnigan said ^low- three year? a^o I «-fiJ s^'i'U Him. then since. a. Of course von i Gainey said. "I suppose you've > Lamont Is: Well, j lo1d tbe P° Uce a11 tllis? " ! y -'' Ke ' 3 tho Tracy i ami I'vri.r-r,- v-i;:; n!m.»veL-'. i !; a(I ln l1 ? 0 wo , rld : Dut -. thc P° lice ... ,.,.„., „ ,.'•"',"- "'IhnvB a lot of theories ot their C. \\ f fl._. \ - T ' /:n f|| ;C«"* (>n . n Tliov'vn rrnr »tilcp Hi. tnli «. n « sons ;n vr got thi? n""f State. P!«"' •' nrchesfrr. r camp \vii!i ",' arc!" T>nit;an f '"" enough lo r^*~r said. "There's just one person |nj rl shi hnr.*\ llie world who had any reason to ant to harm Tracy King." Gainey asked quickly, "Oh, yea? \nd who is.thaU" It's quite a story," Drugnn going to sleep, slept with rolativc- . , . lv little movement. But. he gave up .nnteri so imicn to have tliem the ' i-r.liicd in church-going while [ t co hey arc young bul my soch! dul- :.s have kept me up so l;r,r on iatuiday night that I simply can- '.ol gel up in limc-lo take ihctn o church Snndny morning, nr.d I inve tried suilahle i i n j ever so hard to find experiment, because he was tired and groggy alter his night's sleep. The conclusion from these in- pro- and vestigalions is that alcohol duce. 1 ! lessened ir.ovements makes a person feel that he has slcpt b,, ltcr , & of person to lake tlicm ca r fcln produce disturbed sleep but it seems there is no such luck , lmi SInal | dn! . cs ,,„ not 0 or me. So. I often think vhat a erribie. thini; il would be if my -hurch should close and fo:c'» me o send them to forr.n other! clu;rc!i. I am telling you a Mother's position is a mo--t re- affect the sleep ot normal per- sponMble one. :md 1 ;hat Apiinsl Campus Smokin; UIUiANA. III. iUP) —Although he himself is a smoker. Dr. Ar- to herc are mnny Mothers Hint dojthur Hfi Daniels, acting president . . t[ic rjntvers.ty of Illinois, doe ot favor smoking or, the Univer- ity campus and believes that stu- Itnt and public opinion should be 'xprcsscd to dis.courcigc (lie habit. not lake this respor.sibi'ny henrl as I do. I think this ;:ntc- ncnt is borne out by my H'orts to find a suitable person ti lake them to both Sunday Sch-xi; and church. Answers on Pace Six November 34^ ' La-u.ren.ee Sterne, ETicJlish author, bsrn Taylor, ^•president o? the u.s.> till ChristTnas-. Dorit say we didutwarayou side h pealed. He len tent ou hi "I Bid "Mp an' Ti-r^'v." nn^d fnr'.rrsrfl ^"i narrative "Now on .,,_ They've got this Dutchman ""' r:1 »<-' | — or whatever he is — In jail be^ r n ih'.miise of -rriting a craiy Ictlcr." e "i the! There was sarcasm in Drugnn's IMII 1 ; voice. "Tracy showed me that n-nt. wojlclter when it came." he WCDI on, I "an' lauglied at iL He thought omebody was kitldin' tiim. What '_ : else could it mean? He'd never " ! heard of this Scurlach or his wite. ; Tracy thought it was just • ! joke." • •-"•:••-. Inn; •.'••'"rf n! !ii = r'-r;-i Ttriniv l!'"!." hc re- what happened InPt wee';!" I Oaincy put In. "Tt mlRht bo a 1TV joke to him and be real enough re's • to Scurlach." hf I • * • said. "Tracy me were stand- , -pkp.UCAN shook his liend. "I in' riplit over thrre—" (he mo- U don't believe it," he said. "It was Joe I'arrott whn fired that tinned to a spot r.ear the nutsidr- entrance) "when ,-i little dark fcl- Isliot." Ifc went on heatedly. "It low In socdr-lonkliT clothe? | it wasn't I'arrott why'd lie clear old them. "I can't tell It all to •oil liere. Take too long." He Elanced at an illuminated clock "•cross Ihe street. Its hands pointed to 10 minutes past 1. I've got to be on 'tie stage iu walks in. claps Tracy fin tlie had; ! out ot town? He hasn't been about halt an hour." he said.' and begins piimpirr Ills arm. (IV , around the theater since last" Suppose you come alone back,t],j s j ne pnrrntt! Tracy Tries to i night, r know because 1 went out lage with me. I'll-teli you whst| sct ri[1 of nim j,,,, r arrotl says i lookin 1 for him! Th cops tried to knoiT and you can judae for uo , s got lo see ,,, m p,.;^,,,. o, ! course I know tlinl means r, touch . yourself." "0!iay." Gainey said quickly and Hannlstcr assented. They walked another so I hang arounrl. rent down an alley and entered the stage door of tfcs.thenter. A few moments later they were fettled In a dimly-lighted corner ot the cavernous tack-stage quarters. ; "It all starts," said DruEan. breaking into aia story, "about 10 years back. Tracy King Is get- tia' ills first break in vaudeville then. Ue's travelin' with tin act Mint's been on the Olympia circuit In the middlcwe&t. Not such a (jond act hut It plays good iiomes and !n some ot the big "Then the little fellow block, sore. He nska Tracy for n Job nud pick hi:n up anil they couliin'l find him. Parroit blew. Probably realized what he'd done and cot ccl= j out as fast as ha could travel!" Suddenly they heard n signal Tracy says nothln' doin'. Then 1 ' 1 ""' Urugan Jumped to his Jeet. he asks for J50. Finally he self ' " ! ' vc P ot lo heal it." hc said. "In It down to J10. Well. Trnc> ' ltlr f° minutes ive'rc due to go gives him a couple of bucks ami •. on -' tells him to kc^p away from itu theater. Gainey cnllcd. "I'll ba lo see you later:" p.s tlie "But tlie little fellow docpn'l ; dlpnppenrcd. Cainey inrnerl keep away. He's haek the next morning and the next afternoon He's a bad actor, this Joe Parrotl. lie niseis Tracy out in tlie alloy nnd he makes more trouble Tracy gets good and sore this time and tells Parrott that it hc doesn't keep away he'll have the Tracy'0 a ^oofw then, cops on him. Trncy tells me N'o; Eucli a goiid hooter maybc- hnl still he geti.by. Everything Is swell until one night In Oma- li.i h'c takes a cold. It gets worse anil a week later he's flat on hh hark. Pneumonia.' V/olI, tho set fiocG on and leaves him behind. Tr,icy lands in the charity ward of n hospital. "He manages lo plill through hut six weeks later -*her. they mm him loose lie's broke, looks Like a skelelon and he hasn't got a job. Well. Omaha Isn't such a good place to he. In th« winter when you're broke and out ot work. Too cold.' But Tracy finds n job. Washln 1 dishes! He works in a restaurant and lives In * cheap rooming house. "One night he'gets talkln' with a fellow, name;! Joe I'arrott. This I'arrott lives In the same rooming house with Tracy. He plays the -jkulele and sings a little and Tracy tlifrlks he's sjpod. Well, they woi-k'up «n act together rnd Tracy-gets In'touch with a book- In' agent he knows. This fellow gets tbem.on In » local bouse and they go over! Then he gets them EOmo daies out ot town. Atter while ihey land on a regular clr cult. "TUIEY play the mlddlewest •*• tuoor ibr§» te&sons and lh«a Unnnister who tvas on his ."Well, wiinl do yoi think ot Uf" | "You menu what do I tlKnV ot bis story?" The other nodded. "I'd tliini nio.-o of it it 1 krow lie was entirely sober," "Oh. lie's Eolicr cuniiBh now! Sure, he's all right. Wnut to iinni; aronni 1 . a=;J :alk '.o him some more after while?" Bannister shoo 1 .! his he;irt. "Not me." he s.ild. "I'd rather ECD that girl th:n BanniMcr was engaged to." Calnc-y screwnd his f.ico Into a .sardonic cxpr f .'itlon. "You' mean last night." Drugan's! try to FCC ifrt girl he was rn- voicc lowered and the hupli [ gaged to! l.ct n-,c remfnri yoj gave It emphasis. "Tracy eaw i D^uisc Lang Is 'nuality folks. 1 about it and says he's worried he- cause besides hein 1 such a drinker Joe's a hop-head. • You kr.ow —." Drugan paused signiHcamly and made a quick movement thai suggested the u=o of a' hypodermic needle. Parrolt hanging around oulsirte ' sociely and all lhat. There's when he came In. We went on 'only a chanco thnt slie'll even let for the early sliow and afterward Tr»cy told me *ie was goln' to so home and tlaj Ibere unlil time for the second show. He said he couldn't slant) sccln' Parrolt i round and he didn't really want to turn him over to the police. Ho went out the front way—and that's the last we saw ol him. "When It got near time (or ns to go 'on again I called .his apartment mil there wasn't'-any'an- swer. Wo thought he was ou his way and would be here any minute. Well, we had to go on wllh- out him. It was the Pint time It ever happened! As soon as I could Bet away I Jumped into a cab and rode out to the Shelby Arms. I guess you know tho rest. I couldn't get any answer when I r*ng the bell or pounded on the door to I rcn iown'sUIrs and got the clerk, tf* »t«ac4 the door us In the house." "Come on." taid Uanni^icr. "Let's make n try for it any how. And I think you Lave a way with the ladies." They made the 20-n;inute Irio in a tnjlcnb. Tlic residence loomed Imposing before them. black and torhicldin-. . ls slopped from lh« ca-.'.'Yog go first." (Jn| ney Sllg . gcated. and Daiiiuslcr r;mg the 'd like to rcn Miss Denlso licll. Lang." he name Is Bannister and I'm from The Post." s \ A maid In a hl.ick .... ushered them inlo a small reception room. A moment later tho maid was back. "Miss Lang will E ee you," she sail. "Will you come with me?'' (To Be Cuntlnuedl .