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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TBE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS 0. R. BABCOCK, Editor R W. HAINES, Advertising Maiuger Bole National Advertising Represeiitutlves: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, 'Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Little Rock. Published Every Afternoon Excei>t Sunday. Entered as second class matter at the poii ofllce at lilylhevillc, Ar- ksnsas, under act of Conjrcss Oc- L— tober 9, 1917. Served by the United Press. SUBSCtUPTlON RATr,3 By carrier in tne City or Blytnevllle, 15o per week or $6.M per year In advance. By mall within a radius of 50 miles, *3.00 per year, }1.50 lor six months, S5<j tor lliree moiitlis; by mall In postal zones two to blx. Inclusive, tii.50 per year, In zones scyen and eight, 110.00 per year, payable In advance. Another Lou) Craft No matter how worthy tlic omi.su, or how high its ;iim», :ilw:iys lliure is someone who would turn it to his bsiiiclit for ill-gotten Biiiiis. The Pulilic Worts A.liiiinislnition is (Hsi)iiii.-int' millions of tlollai's to linanrc projects in all purls oT the iiii- tion, giving employment to thousands. One naturally would think that all classes of citizens would unite bad; of. such ..endeavor, unsuUishly and \vholc- 1 heartcdly. But no! Had: of the sceue.s, even here, the slimy head of flic nicketeiT is upraised. "The easiest 'money .in Washington- is being colleclcil today by lawyers, agents, lobbyists and p"li(icians, supposed to have influence with the Public Works Administration," says Sec- rotary of Interior Humid L kkcs, who administers this fund. ''They collect large sums as retainers and fees, on the claim that they can get favorable consideration for municipal and state projects. "Such influence does not exist. Citil- lible applicants merely are swindled out of their money." And, Mr. Ickes adds, pui'.sons employing such "fixers" arc likely to cast suspicion on their projects, which otherwise might win favorable consideration. .'•. . '] Stable Government It is a common thin;; .for students of the science of politics to complain that the American system of government is unduly rigid and inflexible as compared with the parlinmunlary systems of such democracies as England and France. Those systems, it is said, reflect far more directly the wishes of the people. As soon as a government loses the confidence of the masses, it falls. All this may be (iiiitc true; but recent events in France >eem to indicate that a parliamentary system can be altogether too flexible. One premier follow* another in dizzy succession in Paris just now. The ill effects of such continual change.-; are loo obvious to need mentioning; one only can add that a little more rigidity in government, after (he American fashion, might be an excellent thing for France just r.ow. OUT OUfi WAY Welles Out of Cuba 11 probably would l;e « niisUike to assume that Snninor Welles lias boon rebuked by Ijcinn recalled as iiinbaasa- dor to Cuba. Welles was no I sent, (.'own llierc as Iiurniuncnt amljas-iadur. lie had a spc- cilic job lo perfiirm—lo grease tlic .skids under Mathado—and lie did it with skill itntl promptness. That job huiiiK done, he can Ijc re- willed lo Ilia earlier dulie.s in Hie Stale Department, and J'.'ll'er.-on Caffrey can lake Hie (ilace lie was • designed originally lo lake in Havana. It begins lo look :is if the Gran, San Martin regime in Cuba is going to be a lot more huilini; tban Welles cxped- ed. That beinjj Hie rase, there is all- olher reason for \Velles' recall. Cuban ollidals fuel Unit lie lias blacked recognition of the present government. If Hie government endures, and we do rorogni/.e il formally, Welles would be in an awkward position, as ambassador. •The shift is a logical one, bul it tloes not netessarilv relied on Welles. SATURDAY, 1)KC1-',MBKU 2, 1933 Favoritism to Wai- Velcrans It Is the view of lidM.-.rd H. lluyc.5 national communder of the American Legion, (hat war veterans form a special pjrl cf our EK)[)U]alioii and aio entitled to l:c inef.riTed above other , 1,'roups. lie (k>es not limit his ?latcmcnt to veterans who were wounded or otherwise disabled In, or ay u result of, war service, and who, therefore, Imvu u very special ciaim iirxm the govenimcnt. lie indudes all vi'tcruns. He in- chulc'3 the man who s]:rnt 0:i clays in uniform in mi American canlunmcnt. as well as the one who saw. real ndloh overseas. Wlisn lie siiolce before the. j.u'ijion convention in Chlcaco, Mr. Roosevelt sail lie thought war veterans whose illnci-.'i ur disab'.'ity Is unconnected with war service should Lo given only the cun.slili>ralion yiven to other ciiizens. There arc men sorely in nml o! vellci who were too old to enlist or IK- drafted into the service. Tnei'o lire men who need relief who were too young to co (o war. air. Roosevelt .sees no reason why they ai.mild be relegated to a IHjsition Inferior lo war veterans. Neither <K>;s any other wnslble |w?rson. Mr. Hnycs spcnks -in sentimental accents. lie says the government, should be willing tf> hospitalize tha man "who, wiicn hh country needed lilin, was willing to sive his. services, his life If necessary, in defense of his country." Ik'foru Mr. Koasevelt uiitered oh ice, the government did Just th.it. It i>c-rniiti.ed nny man \\\\o had worn thu uniform lo enjoy free hospilaliza- tlun, regardless of the origin ot lib disability. H yiermitlcd men who could '.veil afford private hospital cure to go (o govcr-miciil institutions wiliout payinj; a cent. Mr. KooGcvcll, ended tills laiorilism, which cost the taxpayevs millions UJMII niillioiis ol lioll.u.s, and Mr. Hayes wants it to be resumed. Mr. Iltiycs wants to mil. n doliir-mark premium on patriotism. No nnny in llin world was better clothed, fed and housed ...-n ours; no army was more Bcncrojisly treated, toth before nn;t after the war; bul tills is not cnouqli. The lax- payers, in Mr. Hayes' view, inns', continue to shower largess on the -l.OM.OOO ex-veterans and their dependents until they r.'.l pass away. II he represents the statesmanship of Hie Legion, Unit body Is sorely in need of a new outlook. —St. Lo. is Posl-Uispalcli. Il's the squeaky wheel thnl 3<Ms the grease. —Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark BLYTHEVILLE 10 YEARS AGO Prom the ttk* of (he Dally Confer Sunday, nee. 2, 1923. No nnper. Monday, Dec. 3, 192:1. Blylheville Elks imld tribute to thelar uead In a beautiful memorial service at the Gem theater Sunday afternoon. Ramsey Duncan delivered the memorial address. Beautiful solos were sung by Miss Inez Emmerson nnd V. A. Kleiber. A beautiful eulogy on the life of Garner Hicks, the only member to die during the past year, was delivered by Judge W. M. Taylor. Acton Evans of Cooler, Mo., an alleged bootlegger, was shot and Hied Sunday afternoon by Deputy iheriff Oscar Kcrnev. "Wf must never let th\e.children, know you're not a college man. CHURCH EXCSUES "O semi oui Thy light nml Thy truth; lot them lead me; let them "bring .me unto Thy holy liili, and to Thy tabernacles. Then will I go unto Thy 'alt.ir of God, unto God my exceeding Joy; Yea upon the.harp will' 1 praise Thee, O God, my God. "I was gk>d when they said unto me, Ljt us go Into the house of the Lord." ^Psahn 43:1-^. A'LTENP C1ILIKCH SUNDAY Committee. Hair "Restorers" Can't Help Cases of Hereditary Baldness manifestations of one type' or a~n other also might be ' associated with faUinsj of (he hair from the head. Usual length of time from tin ••'hock to the lojy of iiiiir may t anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. Another physician recently reported ;l case in which a woman, « years old. had a serious fall during an epileptic fit. Four months after this fall Hie hair suddenly A large congregation attended he Methodist church services iunday morning. Rev. G. G. Dav- Ison. the new minister, delivered iis first sermon. Ills hearers were mpresscd with his frank and OJKII iianner. Dearly Every Country Represented at McGill MONTREAL (UP) — Students rom nearly every country in the vorld are studying at McGill Unl- 'ersity this year. The United States furnished the argest group with undergraduates from 25 states. Other countries' represented include the British Isles. India, Rhodesia, British Guiana, Australia. Newfoundland. Bermuda, the Brlt- sh West Indies, France. Spain, Switzerland, Germany, China, South America, Hawaii. Porto Uico and Cuba. '- THIS CURIOUS WORLD ^ !N AQAMS COONTX OHIO, THE ANCIENT RACE OF AKXJNOBUILDERS BUILTA SeRPENT-LIKE. /AOUNO SOO FH6T LONG/ THERE ARE ABOUT /O.OOO OTHER CURIOUS A\OUNCS IN OHIO. ALONE. 5TARUNG AND THB ' I t ENGLISH 6OTH BIROS CONSUME AN AVERA&B f> &i L6S. OP FISH, j PER PgRSON, ANNUM.!.-* It* CHARACTER, WERE. INTRODUCED IN NBW VQlt RV THE SAME MAN SCHiEFFEUNS, •THE MOUND BUlLDEtjS are regarded as ancestors of the Indian tribes which were found in the Mississippi valley by the early I white explorers. Most of the mounds are mortuary or sacrificial, | the chief contents being skeletons and ceremonial objects T structures are built wholly of earth. VERGENNES. VI. (UP)-Wlth a nes is the smallest incorporattil I population of only 1,705, Vcrgen-'city in New England. BY DIt. MOKKIS FISIIREIN Editor, Journal of the Americic Medical Association, nml of Ily- Kela, the Health Magazine The 1 hair on your head, or the lack of it-. Is subject more to he- icditary factors than to any other cause, medical examiners are convinced. If there has been n tendency lo baldness in your family, it's almost, a certainty you won't caiw being bald. For the same reason, some persons develop patches of gray hair, which come In all members of the I began to come cut of her head, be- snme family in ccrlaln spots on I ginning at the top and around the the head. And some get gray earlier than others. H ' yon tend to Decent bald. therefore, and your father and Urancl.V.her were br»!d, think .0 6 "I '-'•»- lup illlU H1UU1KI Ull' ! temples, and within a few days bcr liead was completely bald. Fortunately, tills type ol baldness usually is IIDI permanent. AB the patient recovers his equilibrium, particularly if he is put to I will not .ic:cpl death \vitl;oi;t speaking. I I'.ave no taste for being gi:i!l<itmrci. —Albert S;ur;nit, retiring picmicr of Franco. of this before trying to regain your hair with some so-called "hair re- bed and permitted to lie 'quietly storcr." it just can't be dcue. | and is well fed. ami if he is freed Hair docs not tend (o fall out| frcm any surrounding circumstanc- of the bead of a woman, whereas! rs which might increase his ucr- in men hereditary baldness is ex- vousness. the hair returns rapidly, cccdin'gly common. .Men are This relationship of the nervous therefore, particularly easy vie- s - vslc ni to the hnir growth, qual- tims for all sorts of lotions. ">"• all<1 distribution is one of the reasons for the difficulty of evaluating satisfactorily any form of treatment applied "lo tlic hair. It seems to he well established that the glands of he body arc associated definitely in their functions with growth of hair. Never BEGIN ElKlli: TODAY n'k» killed TRACY KING. or. «heairn trader found dead In hli DAVID llASNISTEIl. n.thor. former aetranaiier rrporler, undertake ro find OBI. T I'ottee arc MC/iTchlnc for mm "unknown blond" who vblled ' Kloc »li»rtlr before fcl» denlh- IlnanMter hn« nee* the tfrl. bot • he hna ilnce disappeared. HERMAN SCVIKUACH, wto wrote Klaf a lkrenle«l>R letter. '• In jail, lie declnrea kH lono- ""«*• At DRUGAX Irlendi ml ICIngi, mnjm Ike anfteitra Ir.idrr fcflpi beer* hnvlpg lioable irllli JOF PARIIOTT, •[• former VHHdevllle parloer. mmA mee««c» Pnrrott of tke murdef. Polite TKI!, rMlddle-a^ed'•plBRIer. hnd n violent qnnrrel with Klnc Mler 5'fiS 111 fcl "' d *" can »"- CAP- T.UM NrNKAL ot Ike deleetlre J" d k ' r brolker. MATTHEW. j:* cn "*• le»ve« ke declare*. ThQ.e <no nlll bear irntchl.c." ll,?."t»J*kT n 'l B "»«'•««• I""" ijiai the klflnd *v*pcct fciin bee IB nrre>led. He coe. I. ,ee ker. NOW CO OK WITH THE STOUT CFIAPTEK XX TRUE girl wlio had called herself Juliet France, arose, trorn the cot on which she had been sitting and came forward. II Bannister had expected to find her weening lie was mistaken. Tbe grny eyes lie had seen filled with tears met Ms own steadily, disdainfully. Tliero were no tear marks on her cheeks. The girl's whole attitude vas defiant. ; "So it's you," she said. "Wbat Q surprise!" "I just heard yon were here,' By William. / VEH-YEH-^ GO ON— I'M FOLLER1N 1 VOU- VOU COME TO r\ WHITE FARM HOUSE, RIGHT HERE. THEN TAKE THIS ROAD THAT TURNS L,EFT,AM'GO FOR TWO MILES. THAT'S RIGHT, BIB- SHUT TH 1 DOOR! OOU'T LET 'EKi GIT OUT—THEY'LL BOTH LOSE THEIR JOBS. TWO MILES— GOOD i GOSHT THEY'LL \ BE OUT OF TH' SHOP DISTRICT. / HE'S rMAKiKl r ~Vj /A ^-^FFi-SlXE V '—'' ^ / DRAWIM'—'AT'S TH' TROUBLE WITH AMA.TEURS THEY WANT TO BE BIS TOO SOON.STIDDA •START1N' OUT SMALL. • pastes, salves, lights, washes, and tricks claimed to be vnlunb'.e in returning hair to n spot once luxuriant with Its growth, but later, because of !;crctlilaty influence, deficient. So far as is known today 'therp Is no preparation of any k:rui that Is of special virtue ill nv.orni? llie luir. when hereditary .'actors have caused its disappearance. Two Pittsburgh nlij-picuns re- centy marie a study of a family in which the father iiarl a sl;< ak of gray hair at one spot and p.itchre of skin ever his body which were without pigmentation. There were two ci.iu^htpj-^ in the family, one aged Iivo ,iu ( i the other four. JH this very <,iv:y ngc each of the children had developed a spot of gray in the hair cf the head and -had dcvclo;>?d patches of skin wllhout pigment. For, years it has_ been ;l:oughl a sudden frlchl produce grayncss of (lie Inirl it has been well rccognircd thai uorvous these relationships have lhe!oss. not brru defined exactly. It becomes necessary, therefore, lo discount Hie possibility of glandular changes and the possibility of nervous Influence in testing any remedy as'to its effects on the growth of the hair. (Answers on Bick Pajj) Crushed Leg Did Not Halt Cheer Leader NEW ORLEANS (UPt-A broken leu did not prevent, Donald Kerr. Tiilnnc University cheer leader, from directing yells for his alma mater. tt was his wooden leg. Kerr fmilccl: a woman bystander fmnlcd when the lest was'crushed an automobile accident. promulgates e Doctrine '.American, statesinan, -Annual investigation of ollege -football rpHE girl shoofe her head. For - 1 - an 'nstant the gray .eyes held his. "There's—no one," she said. Tho hand'that had rested against i"ao bars fluttered to her mouth. . "But .there must bo!" Bannister insisted. The girl continued to eye him. 'Yesterday." she said, "you promised-to help me. I was afr.ild and ran away. That waa a rr^stake—" Bannister glanced over tiff shoulder. The woman In Hie Blue uniform wng far down the corridor. There was no ,one to overbear. . - , .. . i,... ''Where did you go?" he'asked. She hesitated, then went oil alow back to Canlaln HcNeal's office. Wbat a. mess this whole tiling was! Trncy King's murder was as lar from solution aa It bad been vjfwa Ilia body was found. The i»»ice were going around in circles, getting nowhere. That girl back there — Bannister sworo softly. He couldn't believe she was a murderess. And yet there was so much to prove iL She had been In King's apartment, had admitted it. If Me- Ne.il knew about tho revolver—! Bannister swore again. |]y iui» .. lima it was altogether possible tliij| 1 McNeal did know. He might even | have the s\,o. If lie did. and the ballistics cxrerl could prove thai ly. "I thougbt someone was follow- the outlet tlip.t killed tbe orchestra Ing me. That frightened me and [ left Hie hotel. 1 didn't know »herc to go or what to do. Then I saw a department store. I wanted lo buy something different [o wear so 1 went In but I thought people were blaring at me. 1 wenr Into the rest room and II was quiet tlierc. Not many ueople came In. 1 found a magaziue and stayed there, trying lo read, until time for the store to close. "Then t went to the railway sla lion. I stayed In the women's room for awhile. About 9 o clock when I went out to buy a ticket a man camo to the window and showed me a police badge. ITc said lie was leadrr came from thai revolver, il would be over. Tho girl he bad lust left wouldn't hrvvn a chance. She'd get life at least. Refusing lo talk, to say anything about herself, jnacle the situation worse. She was a pretty girl bul In suite of that DO jury could overlook such overwhelming evidence. * » • QVEKWHELMING was what It ' was. Then it occurred to Uau- nisier. piecing out the damaging facts and marshalling them before him. tint his testimony and Mis alone could convict Juliet France. He had scon her come from ihe hotel, had seen tl;e revolver in l;cr he tohl her. "Yesterday when 1 vent back to tbe hotel I couldn't Mnd you—" "No. I suppose, you couldn't J wasn't there." She laughed then iiul Bannister waa sure the defiance, the cool aloofness was a pose. The laugh wasn't convinc- This girl was not hardened: 5he was frightened. Onco more llannisler felt liis better Judgment leaving hint. "I came." be said, "to seo if there wcs anything I could do." "But there Isn't! 1 Nothing at nil. And why should you do anything? Vbis Is—such a pleasant place," 1'ho girl laughed again and this time her lips trembled. "Perhaps I should apologize for my appear- inco." she went on. "The accommodations and the service here—" "Don't!" Rnnnister said shortly, fie dirln't want her to go on like detective ami that I'd have to ] ], ;1 n<luag. U was lo him that the „ come with him. He brought me E ; r | had confcfpeil solus to King's here and — I've been here ever since." The girl turned away and Dan- nist'er noticed the grace of her shoulders. It was a grace that Is not acquired, a grace that speaks ot fat.illy and breeding. There was poise and dignity io that slight movcmcnL Bannisler thought, "This Is the last placo on earth to find £uch a girl!" I nparimcnt. Yes. those facts—even though they were circumstantial-were enough for a conviction. Men have been banged for less. Suddenly Bannister slopped forward more briskly. May lie iliey would succeed in mailing a caso against the girl hut ho waa en;- talu of one thing, tt'hai lie kn.;w about Juliet Frauce he would k«p to himself. If shi was a murderess But she was there never-llie-lcss.) Bannister shifted uneasily, aware that he vas facing a situation for which he had no solution. lie "™ e P™'e IU lie did-A want to believe il nud he wasn't going to—yet. Ho thought of Jim Paston then wanted to help tho girl and did I aml hi3 promise, tiaunister not know how. He wanted lo be-1 a srecd to turn ever lo ~ licve she was Innocent of wrongdoing and could not quito manage it. Ho said, "Iiistcn, Miss France—" • • * AT THAT sho whirled. "Olr." she lacket nnd he saw that her blouse was of the same shade. It was a aitk blouse, inada with a bow beneath tho chin that save her a chihlllke look. Her lovely, honey, colored hair w;s not 03 smooth as it had been yesterday but It alcnmed and glistened. Bannister thought of Denise Laug's crisp, metallic ringlets. The way this fiirl wore her hair, ho thought, was rnuch more attractive. "Wbat happened?" ho asked. "How long have you been here?" "Since last nlgnt." "I-osi night,? Von mean you were here In this cell—3" The girl noJded. "Ob. yes," she said. "The—lady on your loft [here snores. There was one here last night who .was worse. She Kent shrieking tho most terrible things. They took her away awhile ago. Oh, there's been plenty ot ctcilomcnt. The detectives keep asking DIO questions and they've taken my finger prints—" Her fingers, where they rested against the cell burs wero white and gracefully formed. "See hero!" Bannister Inter- ruploS. "There must bo something i c.io *o. 84BKOUO to eet in toueb that. She was Btlll wearing the j exclaimed, "I'd forgot', en! ?-. C , Cn . l 1 !.^ , SI '° ha ? Llok , en °/! lbo '.ricaso don't tell them my name. I'd forgotleJ that 1 told anyone. You're the only one who knows It. Pleaso don't tell them!" "Hut they must have asked you!" "1 wouldn't tell them," the girl said stiffly. "1 wouldn't tell them anything at all. They'll never be ablo to make me!" Ho tried to reason with her, to persuado her tuat It would le much better for her if she would talk to tho detectives freely. "I can't!" the girl Insisted stubbornly. "1 can't do It." i "But don't you seo th.il so long as you. doa't they'll keep you hero?" <>Tb.qn I'll stay." The woman In the blue uniform was making her way toward them. "Visiting time's up," sbo : announced. -You'll have to go. Mister." Tho woman, waited besldo him and thero was nothing tor Danuls- tcr to do but to leave. "Ill come bark," ho promised over hU shoulder. "And 1 want you to thlDk about, what I've said," Then ha was outsida and the heavy door bolted behind him. Slwljr Bannister njaiie bli way (Continued. : 0n Page 6) everything ho learned about the murder so that Gaincy might write it for tbe Tost. Well, lie would keep thai, iiroiuise but be woulrl keep It later. la the wing of the headquarters building reserved far tlio dctec- lives' officeu Uanniutcr encountered tli^ young m:iu who had given him tho information about Juliet Franco, the young man who hail been whittling bis pencil. "My name's nemniinK," iMe stranger volunteered. "Umlcrstaiul you're with the Post." "Yes." Rannistcr lohl liim. They talked for a few minutes and Uati- nister learned that his new acquaintance was, a reporter on the opposition evening paper, tb.it [his waa Flcmmlng's day off duty Irai he was "banging around," Epcnd- ing a-bus man's holiday. Ho learned further that Mc.Ncal had intended keeping secret il-.e apprehension of his blond prisoner but that someone had "spilled'' lu That was why there had been no mention in tbe morning newspaper of tho girl's Imprisonment. Galiioy nppcired a fow minutes later, eager lo talk about the case,. Ho and Bannister spent tho rest ot the morning at hcartquimers bul tho time proved fruitless. At 12 o'clock Cainoy left ( O r the oflice. Bannister drifted out for lunch an;l presently back. Tlvai It hsppencd that nt'^ o'cl&cV he was present whoa a. surprising thing took rlaeo, | (It B« Co»tinucd) . !

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