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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 19, 1933
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BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS COURDRfc NEWS IBB OOORIB NEWS OO.. PUB14BHOW ' : 0. a BAB006K. Uttev • .. • 8. Bolt fUtlftnai AflrertHtet Mine*, 1 me. Hew •, York, ' C&lcifO, Bt. LOU*, Daiiu, Kturfi our, titui Pubilihcd Every Afternoon Except 8and»y. Entered u eecona daw fnaiter it t* post o(Iic< at Blythcrtlle, Ar- IMDOLI, under act of Congren Oc- S* toner 0, 1917. Served by the tmiMd Free*. SUBSCRIPTiOM KATBS By carrier to toe cnj at BlytueTlUe. lie pe* wftefc or »84« per y**r to •flv»««. By mat) within a radius of 50 mltei, tlOO p«r »«ar, »1,50 for ilx month*, Wo for three monUn; by niaU In poaUl zone* two to six, Inclusive! |6.8fl per year, in Kmes teven and eight, »10.00 txr year, payable in advance. Uncle Sam's Business Policies on Trial When the lulministratiun turned its attention recently to the Nation's communications systems—its .telephones, wireless, telegraph nml radio networks —Washington dispiitchc;; pointed out that three courses were open to it. It could leave every UUMH just as it is. It could set up 1111 inclusive monopoly under fairly strict government supervision. !t c<Hild take the, whole business over under a straight-out government ownership and operation scheim-.. Significantly, it WHS reported that the preponderating sentiment in the administration leaned toward the second of these three courses. • • * All this is interesting, not only he- cause the fate of n very large industry is involved, but because liis particular Cf»se is a pretty good sample of the choices open to us. V connection with all industry. ... . No matter what we choose to call 'the poljcies which go to make up the New Deal, it is pretty clear that eventually the government's attitude toward industry in general will h;;ve to follow one of these three linens. The choice will depend less on the ideas qf the officials at Washington than oij the sentiment of the country as a'whole. In the last analysis, the adniiniatrari07i""can do only what the mass of Americans WHU'. it to do; and the question now is, What do the American people want? * * • •> There iii'd grounds for suspecting that the ordinary citizen hns his doubts about the wisdom of going ahead with the oltl system of every man for himself. On the other hand, \hero is very little reason to believe thet there is any widespread demand for government ownership. But the lemainingichci'-e—monopoly under government control—is something so new, and contains so many chances to make mistakes, that plenty of people have their doubts about it, also. The truth of the matter probably is that the ordinary citimi hasn't made up his mind yet. Fortunately, he still 'has plenty of time to decide. For the program now being follow- OUT OUK WAY ed ig in the nature of a proving ground. We arc going to see how these things work out in actual practice. Certain parts of the NKA will let us see how monopoly under federal supervision works; such things as the Muscle Shoals experiment will give iw a look at government operation; our own memories will tell us itbout the lel- thingH-alonc plan. By the time (lie present administration is due to go before Inc electorate for H verdict, we ought to be ready to decide which .scheme we wish to adopt as a settled long-range policy. —-Bruce Cittton. Coming Through, Again It is getting so that it is hardly news to learn that Colonel Lindbergh has finished another long and perilous; flight on schedule, without a mishap or anything remotely roscmbiing one. His most recent exploit is, when you slop to examine it, pretty remarkable as a dcmnnuiivttion of the things a skilled pilot can do willi ft good airplane; but somehow Colmicl .Lindbergh succeeded in making it loelVvery easy!; When he made that spectacular iligliU to Paris, years ago, people said that he was lucky. Then, when they saw more of him, observed Do skill with which lie handled' his ,.plune and the painstaking manner in which 1 he' BfiHfle; 'his preparations sn (is to Cleave nothing to chance, they slopped using (hat adjective. They began to see that what got him through was not hit!;, but an uncommon degree of profo--:,iomil comi>et- cnce. Everything that lie has done since then simply confirm!! that opinion. It' any man on earth deserves the title of world's premier airman, it undoubtedly is this snmc Colonel Lindbergh. : Arkansas Knows What the CWA Has Done II is only human lor W. R Dyess to spcafc with feeling; of the complaints against whlcli he 1ms to conlciKl In llKMllicturge of his duties ns director of Hie CWA In Arkansas. > These complaints, of which Mr.' Dycss Is the official target, makn a linn! job alt the more trying, but the complaints :ire individual, personal and sporadic. Tlw people of Arkansas as a whole appreciate what the CWA is doing lor them. II hns put 04,000 mi.-n back to work In this state. And Arkansas is one of n small number of states where the government Is bearing the whole expense of lelief mid rc-cin- ployincnt work. The fair minded public is bound to realize the situation \ve should linve it the federal agency were not functioning and the requirements imposed OH other slat".-, had not been wahcd at Washington in order that Arkansas might share fully in tho ration-Hide relict program. —Arkansas Gazelle. •TUESDAY, DECEMHER 19, 1933 SIDE GLANCES By George Clark I I sometimes pretend I don't Iinve a good tune, but I really do. My idea of f:,:i Is an evening al home—six or eight neopl" untieing in the hall, a picture. —Mary Pkktcrd. A pretty girl, a dainty finxsr, sparkling champagne, a toast—they are like the curves of this era, natural, unntlccted, genuine. —Helen Morgan. rfry-^ .*ntr'"- '"•:r*'??,.M-r,. •.-.-•.• ^ftwjA'aajwyW. KM jjn«r«KrV"-v. •'•-.'•" "Janice is doing much butter since you scolded her." Warmth and Comfort More Important in Advanced Age :nv mi. Moiuiis Editor, Journiil of (he American Medical Association, and nf lly- geia, the Health Miigazinr The older you get, the more of a problem and a care you become, unless you are one of the exceptionally tew who maintain themselves in later years almost as well us in youth. Today the problem of old nee Is far greater than in former years. When the life expectancy at birth was about 35 years, few people lived to 70, 80, or 9fl, and a centenarian was so unusual thai he attracted special attention. Now that life cxiiectancy at birth lias moved up to some 58 lo 60 years, tlwrc are vast numbers of people who live to 70 and 80 years of age, and the number of centenarians in any large • comm unity Is considerably higher thnn In the past. As you get old, your circulation Is not as active as it was in youth. Old people arc sensitive to cold. Hence, they should wear warm 1111- dcrclolhing and should have suitable overcoats, sweaters, or shawls lo keep them warm during the day. At night it may be necessary to provide them not only with stockings ami cap, but also thick sheets and warm ted covers In excess of what other persons in llir family use. Particularly valuable for their comfort is a hot water liottie or electric heating pad for u.=c when they KO lo sleep. Poor circulation sometimes caus- vs cramps in the muscles of the ess and thighs. These can be relieved by nibbing with oil or some stimulating ointment beforp to bed. It frequently is difficult to ventilate a room satisfactorily for the aged and at the sa perception is diminished and his iiuscular control is less accurate. Before young jwople criticize, hey should realise that the ap- Jaicul untidiness Is the result of ige and not of any mental laxity. There is far too much tendency itnioug young people to manage old xoplc. When a business man has conducted a large industry for \iany years, or when n woman has nanaged her household, reared ner family, and taken an interest in charity and club work for several decades, it is not easy to sit iroimd and be told what to do by the next generation. Many old people are happiest if let alone in warmth rfnd comfort, without too much attention to their interest.'; and amusements. By Willianu CHURCH EXCUSES By Geo. W. Barham T have decided that coming this January I will, so to speak, take matters ill hand as Jim— that's my luisband— ECCIILS unable to work out a sensible way for us to get back into our s crmrch. As I have often said that when you had to dei»nd ii|xm a man, especially one's husband, to look after the family's church interests, you cannot expect much. If I can find our church letters it is my intention to rcdatc them and then present them to the pastor. When this Is done. I can see no gooc reason why we should not be welcomed Into the congregation full members. Of course. I know iiue time keep It plcusant for the youns:. ft is desirable lo keep the room nt about "(1 degrees temperature and to provide warmth for the aged by extra clothing. Many an older person is stimulated, by the speed of our modern lite-, to excess not. compatible with aw. Dancing and particularly any sudden muscular inovomi-nt bring about serious result. may Especially dangerous walking climbing on Wide Latitude Allowed Weathermen in FdretatU BOSTON (UP)-Wealher has Its styles, particularly in New Eiig- land, and so have weather fore- costers. •; j' | j The latitude which the offlolnl U. 3. Weather Bureau forecasters have In the phrasing of their dally rojiorls was Illustrated here with the arrival of O. H. Noyes frpm Cleveland, to succeed G. A. Loreland, retired, as head of the Boston station. Noyes goes into far more detail In describing predicted conditions than did Lovcland. In the predictions for Boston and vicinity, for Instance, the Noyes forecasts have a'veragcd nearly twice as many words as did those of Ills predecessor. Here's a recent, forecast by Noyes: "Rain turning to snow late tbis afternoon or early tills evening, continuing into tomorrow, becoming colder with temperature considerably below freezing. Wednesday fair and jimch colder with temperature near 20 or somewhat below. Fresh to strong Northwest winds." The following Forecast, made by Loveland many months' ago. U perhaps a little longer than his average forecast: "Fair tonight. Thursday partly cloudy, probably with showers. Not much change in temperature. Gentle shifting winds." I THIS CURIOUS WORLD B l Ferguson' Three Shells Netted Hunter Fox and Deer HALIFAX. Mass. (UP)—It .cost Malcolm Chetwyncl only 10 cents or the fox and deer that he killed recently. Chelwynd bought three shot Bun shells and went hunting in the woods nearby. He used one shot to cill the fox and one more to kill he deer. • The third shot was used for target practice. SIXTV-TWO P£RC€NT OF tHK SWOR103 POPULATION, ABOVE THRASE . OF TSN YEARS, HANDLED 6V A6OUT OF TOUCH, AND ONLY PREY WHICH " THEY TOUCH, OR WHICH TOUCHES THEAV IS SEIZED. A R&H OF BERMUDA, HAS Pffi/SCO&C EYES, WHICH " ""^ ^ f*** 5 ' AT WIU -' M K LIES HODBN « THE SANfX I A thorough study, of illiteracy was made by -James P. Abel, special-! Isti in foreign education, u. s. Bureau of Education.' He found thatl there were something like 850^500,000 persons who could te classed v\ illiterate. The United States showed less than 10 per cent in this class.l NEXT: Vital is the difference between a pond and a lake'.' Dea't you remcmter, Bannister By Laura Lo& BROOKMAN . DAVID •AMKISTBR *»<<*- i.ikrn ro 1n« iiiii t whtf kfrtofl Til/ICY KINO, .rckeitra >«4»r. Il.ipiUler |, - ,„ atikor ' k i4 former nciv^pnpfr man. He w*rk* nn' (be murder eaie rrlth <:.»ixnv. unr reporter o« tke Amonir. rhiMi! •a»pre(cd are Jl PH.vxcr, blond, pretty and known to Imve ytiltri Ktnjc . •fionlj befurt |,| t deulkt HER. Jl\\ SCtmi.ACH nk> wrote Kins n ihrrnleBlftff letlert »d -I UK I'MIIIOTT. «»nn-»i-Mf ini.-Jrvlllr artnr. II U xlno knevni tlin'l MEI.VI.VA IIOM.ISTER. «)!«- :lrr-;if<-< .plniltr. kl« «iarre!r4 wllti Klnfe reienlly. At. IHM10AM. friend of Klnc'.. 1» fiiund Hilt l> a rr'rerked «•- fnnnhltr. , Ir.inriliirr »r-ri>««t» tke police rlslrr rri fei Jalief eome In £!• i-nnr* kone. MtCHfllbtr m» • u-uc.l. BII ike tkrorr <kat If rke cirl hpllfrp. iienelf free tke r c«» l(-i:r^ morr nbA^t kep, ri:rrol( IN ferntetf f* 9t. Leils -r-:! n deteetlte »e»t f» krf>( kla I1A1ST tOMHOH. BUM l» Ik. Cnltm^n kuine. «eH> flilirr >k« km,it. «>in«ltlii« >D*«I tke ««r- ilrr. f • Sniv no os Wrrn -TUB CHAPTER XXXV A rr.\nENTLt lialsy Connor was unconscious of ths dramatic effect of her words. "1 remember," she said, "because ^7ra. Coleman ,and 'I too only weeks before I married him. on slippery sidewalks. chairs to reach hir;h shaves', B<i:nq up and down stair* in'.... broken bone, pailicularly i Warden Aided Theater Group broken hip bone, is f ; i r more! ALBUQUERQUE. N. M. (UP) — serious for nil old person than for! w »eii the Albuqiierque Little i yo-ing one. - Theater Company decided to pro- Thc older person Ls nr>; as alert | rtllcc "The Criminal Code." a mentally ns the yoniiijor one. Hc''' rama ' " lc l' sought the assistance may fail to notice the <>dnr O f es- of a Penal expert. Pat Dngan, capint; gas or the sound of an ap- former warden of the New Mexico "•Duelling motor car. j Stale penitentiary was enrolled as He tends to become somewhat technical advisor for (he company, careless about spots on his cloth- not Ix-causc he is Incoming because his HEROES ARE MADE-MOT BORM somo arc going lo say we shoulc have brought our letters when we moved here years ago and that re- dating them is not lair but I have always heard that all which mentis anything is fair in love and war. and as both of these things are sometimes mixed up in the church. I believe we can get by with re- dfitcd letters. Jim— that's my husband—says for me to do anything I care to and he will follow me and I am sure he will for lie has been following mo since I first met liitn which was three ov four jjccoinber iQt w B'Edwin K Stantou, American statesman, borrz. iS65=Hinme Maddern RsVe, American actress; born WJZ=Mrs. "Public bells Mr TUbllc she really does want a- Christmas present thisv<?ar, ones In Die house. - iff. Colemac nad driven off is his car riglit after Ji:mor. Mrs. Coleman was in her ootlroom and u-lien the telephone ro:is about eight o'clock I an T^orcd It. "It was a woman's voice on the ptinne. She wanted .to know t I'irkcr L'olcman was 'ttiera and 1 said DO. he wasu'j.' Then sh« said, If l!9 ca-mes In soon will >ou tel! ::iri] Dcnise Lang, called?" "1 said, yes, I'd tell him. I went nark 10 my room and looked nt that plc:ure of Tracy. King. J'va got it in !> silver frame I bouglit at llci'list's. Someliow : 1 couldn't 6ce now a girl wlio was going to marry Tracy Ki:is could be wasting time 0:1 Pnrl;cr Coleman. Xot. of course, that Mr. Colnnian isn't nice enough •••-••• — only Kins! lie's nothing like- Tracy "After a while I picked up the oook I'd been reading and went on with it. It must- have been cloao to nine o'clock wllen- tho telephone rang again and -I' ««nt down and answered U. If«a« Dcnlso Lang again— I've heard • ber . iblce often enough lo know! '"Is Parker Coleman lliorc?" »ie asked and I said no. ho- wasn't ; She. didn't say anjr more but Just "Thank you' tad nung up. "Well, next morning when I Bathe papers and read what had happened "to poor Mr,' King l nearly cried my eyesjjuu I couldn't think of anything except that I'd fon : wsfe there. She told ua Parker Ipjemtn c^nxo to seo her. Said he ra* ira eld friend and that he'd wen out of town." • 9 • CtrpffAT part ot\If was right," the - 1 mala told them. "It was late in the afternoon when he got home, lie came la a taxi and bad his trarellng bag with blm. Ho'd been away tbreej or four days—on eome kind of a business trip, his mother said. "You're positive it was Miss Lang who called the second lima?" Bannister asked. , Daisy Connor nodded her bead emphatically. "I couldn't have been mistaken about that." she said. "It was tlie same voice 1 beard before. And I've heard It plenty o£ o|her times, too. It. was Uenise Lang all right." Gaincy drew a small square on a aheet of copy paper anil filled It In with black marks. Then be looted at Bannister and said "Well-i" The other sliook bis head. "1 can't maka it out. Colcman cer talnljr wasn't at her home it Miss Lang telephoned to him. But why would she want to tell us a thing llko that? 1 can't see any reason for ft" Daisy Connor said. "Humph!" In a tone filled with disgust ••What do you thing about it. Miss ConriorJ" dialney asked quickly. "I'm not Baying what I think,* tho maid Bald. "I're told you what happened. That's all I know. It looked fnony to me and I thought somebody ehould know about It There's poor Tracy King dead, shot down In cold blood, and noboily'e been punished for It, I want to see justice done "Yes, 1 * said IJannlster, "that's what we, all want to see. Now bout those telephone calls—you're ura it was about elcht o'clock wLeb tho flrst ouo came?" "It must havo been. Dinner's at :30 and jt's always after seven Micro they leave the table. I'd Inlshed iirf my kitchen work and gone to my room. It could hare iceo maybe a little before or a lit- lo after eight but it couldn't bare iceu mucli later." "And the second call came about nine?" JHES kao>- I irint .. Coleman will Dnd out about It and | she'll fire ma! Oh, pleaso ilon't 037 anything to the police! "Well, all rip!!?;- Oalno? asrcci "if that's the waw you fee! about It, although I don't ceo what harm It could do. Bnt suppose I want to set In touch wi?h you some time. How can I reach roer She gave him a telephone nun- xr and told him when to call Tien, with a last glance nt tfiL doe*, she hurried away. 'T' Oainey leaned hack in his chair and looked at Bannister. "And that's that!" he "said. "What da you think of it?" v ' : "Interesting." Bannister told him. "I suppose there are at . a h'j-.ared other young women in Tremont who keep Irnrnoil nhoto- sraphs of Trac dressing tables." 'A hundred!" Jeercil Gainey. "There are thousands of 'em! Hut what of that?" Oh. nothing, ing about It," her for 10 minutes before get her to say anytliln;; see him- again or bear him 'albf Jjiose .beautiful song*. For almost a year 1 haven't tnisscd a Thur* day.afternoon at tha Stato—«ic«pt cnco last winter when I had ttf< flu." • •. .: Bannister was Brewing restless. "Bin what .has all this to do-—" he Daisy Connor checked him "Don't you ee«T" aha,asked. "I'vo told you Donijs Lans telephone* to Parker Coleman twice that eye- ling. Qetwotr -eight, and sine o'clock. Why did she want lo.cay MX: day h» was at herhouje then ThM'a what oh* tald.- 1 read It'ln the paper myself." Ste. turned to GulBey. "To» wrote It, didn't youf "Yes," ««iB»» admitted, "I did. .is just sat up siralKliler. "!.<i',k here." ho said. "I think ?lie was '.elling Hie truth! Von Elio'ild have seen how scared she was whon she came In here. I had to keep it I conld Now n it fs the truth what's the rest of it?" "I should say." Ba;in!stcr told him, "it means tlic rich ami ton- tiful Dcnise I-nng was t^rii'j.' 1 . tc some pains to plant ^11 alibi." "Exactly! But why? she didn't need an alibi." "Maybe It wasn't for herself." Cainey's look was nncompro- bonding. Then lie =nld slowly. "You niean^-Colcnnn?" Bannister nodded. "Could be, onldn't It!" "Coleman!" Cninpy rprc»iPfi. Say, what are you ictiins at? You !on't think— 7" ^ "I didu't say I think ColCi^IlD hot Tracy Kiny." niiaiustcr went quickly. "1 only saiil that It iiso l^ang was trying lo [»lj:' in alibi it must have Iceri lor Coio- 'HE E'tl nodded her head. "I haven't any- way to know for sure," ahe ; admitted, "but 1 IS Ink it was about an hour later. I didn't look at 'the- clock, so ot course I eon]dn; absolutely swear to It—" It was as near an explicit answer as they could g«t- Galney asked several other o.u es " ons - Then sudden- Daisy Connor got lo her feet 'My land!" she eiclalmed. "Look at what time It's getting to bef I'd no Idea it w« BO late! 1'it got to hurry!" She stood, . nerTously fastening ths buttons ol her ceat. Galn«j wis on bia'fcct, too. "I'm glad you came In, ^Ilss Connor." h* ««id 'This may. mean a.lot. There's no knowing'how mach, of coors*. but it's'bound'to'help,' We'ta got to find out-«Terjthlrjg Ws can. The police srr.dolnc their pan—• The maid's iharp eiclamalloti stopped "Oh!" she said, "you are'nt goln? lo tell the police wh»f I'M told 'you, are you?" . "Don't : you • think they ehouli know It7" Hiss-- Connor chock her hea.1 wiidly.- ""Yon muttn'l tell them. Bhe jilrL : "If you do I'll lose my I clrui't prctciitl lo I don't see why man or herself, understand it. cither of them should nceii an alibi. Neither one hns been ,ii> used of Anything. But she told us Colcman was at bcr home lio- wccn ^ighl ami nine o'clock. It t'a true ahe tricO to re.icb him ny .elephone at that time of course 10 wasn't there. Jest another little tangle In a mlr.-un tha 1 . t^oiu't seem to have t-ry bcsinnlng OT ending." It's too mucli for me." Gallic? said heavily. "Come on—let's get out ot here." At 3:30 that afternoon Bannister slipped his key into the froat door ol his aunt's' white cottage and turned the latch. Ho had no excuse for going home so early except that he was simply out ot sorts. He couldn't see any sense in hanging around the office or chlrmlus' with McNcal or the other detectives. Nobody was getting anything done. His mind was » hodge-podge ot Ideas and notions that refused to iibo. Bannister knew that when such a mood came on there was nothing to do but wait for it to pass. The hallway seemed dark as h« stepped inside. Then, becoming accustomed to the light, he caw JjA.t tho afternoon mall was laid out on tho table. There was a letter addressed to him and Ban&latei picked II up. (To Be Continued)

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