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'(AUK.)' COtmifitt N13WS V • , jA i, : -i937 COURIER NEWS ' cv THJ,COURIER N$WS CO \-!* ' C.-R/BABCOCK, EdJtor ,,'.., .H,.W."_HAINES % Advcrtiilng Mannrer — -~*-- % " . . **. .^*r ^-— -^--r-* ~ - — £-f - - — ' - — - -• ..... "" ~ „ 'Pole- National" Advertising Representatives: ' Arkansas • Dallies, r Inc , New, York/ Chicago, : *' Detroit, St., Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis ?•' published * Every Afternoon J?xcept Sunday ' ~ . , Entered as . second class matter at the post ' office "at BljthevlUo, Arkansas, under act of , ,„ Congress, October 9, 1917. ! Served by tha United Press " "> ' " ' , SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City ot BlythevUle, 1W per ** 'week or 65c per month. , By mall, within a radius gf M miles, )300 per jear, ?!53 for six months, 75c for three mouths; by mall in postal zones two to six, Inclusive, . |S50'per year; In zones soven and dsnt, 110.00 per ( >ear,' payable In advanci), ^^^^^ ., "> Keeping Peace ' When James, JIammond became warden of Kentucky's staio prison some time ago, lie found a big problem on • hig, hands.' Enforced idleness had led' ~ to a seVies of disturbances ut the in- . stitiition. ' • Because of a law preventing commercial use of piison-made goods, • Mr. Ilamtnond could not,put his 2,900 *convjcts at work, to keep them out of . mibcliief. So he tried another idea. • - J He started drilling his prisoners, on ' ,a competitive basis, the various squads j. vying for^thq distinction of being tho "-V best-drilled in the prison. The plan has,worked with remarkable' success. The' interesting story seems to be analogous to one from abroad. When Hitler became Der Fuehrer, condition 1 ; in Germany were turbulent. He, too, began lo put his people on a military ^ basis and, by drumming into them the . theory that they were n chosen race, strengthened their competitive instinct. And thus far Hitler, too, has -- been successful.."' -"' ' Bui there the analogy ends. The principal aim. of Hammond's plan, it >' "seems,-is to keep the peace, Flaw Of Machine Age Whatever this modern era of technology may do for us, it docs leave us completely at the mercy of mechanical breakdowns. Never was the i'act more strikingly illustrated than by the failure of the electric power system at Newark, N. J., the other day. A small lire, unimportant in itself, swept a sub-station and cut oft the power line which brought current into Newark. For C'/a hours the city V.AS dark. Elevators sloppoi running, ; lighU went out, movies were suspended, hospital service was checked, radios went o(T, traffic lights stopped blinking, and the thoiisand-aiid-one little gadgets that run by electricity ceased to operate. Service wns resumed before anything very terrible happened, But how graphically does the incident show our utter dependence on the smooth working of the intricate machinery on which we have .built our civilization. One little accident can mean chuos for an entire city. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark • • , Continue.To Give ,, An J analysis of American clianly, justvcompleted .bj r a New York cor.i- '"mittee'~for .religious nml welfare recovery, ,reveals <t very striking i mid ^significant -fact. • ^ *, The highest percentage of giving- that has ever been recorded was nt- V r tained during the depression year of '„- 1932. And during 1935, the year in ." which 'recovery began to set in, n new low in, American geneiosity was reached. j. On the .surface, it seems odd lh.it people are more "inclined to aid others when they are least able; and yet, " perhaps, it is only natural. It may be x only when suffering and distress are widespread, and brought home to them personally, that people really can ' syimpathize with the plight of their , 'felloiiY citizens. '' If ths return of good times is to • benefit ail, "Americans must keep con- - stantly alive to the needs of unfortunates. Looking Ahead We believe that 1936 was a good year for most of the people of this city and the country around it. There is at this time no apparent, reason why'.'1937. should not bo an oven hotter one. Students of such mailers piofess to see a period of incieasing business activity and prosperity ahc.ul of the United States. This city and the fertile farming area of which it is the center arc in a position to sluue fully in the good limes that arc indicated for 1037 and the years immediately thereafter. We shall be short, sighted, however, if ^Ye fail to take advantage of improved economic conditions to make ourselves more secure against the possibility of a rqcuirence ot such a depression as that fiom which we have emerged. Too many of our eggs are still in the cotton basket, and while it lias carried them very well this year it would he the part of wisdom to take precautions for the future. In first place on Blytheville's list of unlmishcd business of 103G is the Kicc-Stix factory project. Completion, of the fund required to brjng this new source of income to our community, now lacking only a few thousand dolr.us, should be our lirst achievement of 1937. <&y$'j\ %n - IS A\, ffS^- Toi)AY li'l}- ol *!"• Clirl»inin» .rly ut "Thundrr >K-»a," Ike de C-'oreht Imi-Ieiulu 'in Nrtv Mexico, bug :i trriKiu I'liUlut? ivLen i'KAItlj HAM DM l-»m:sT, oldcui at three vrM, IH found dead >vttk n knife In blN Ibrullt. : Knch ot Hie dt; Forex! brother* IIIIH tho KiKt niiine "rehrj." AM u finnily they ellnK lu tnidlHoii*, selitnnt spy untxlderx, 1'KAHI* •JIIII.V IK tile 30iniBe»t lirotlicr, riOAIll. 1'IUHIli: nevi; OIUer» ill urn i TANTli . JOSI!lid m h liiviilliil hou« 1'IllNi;, oli) TV \Vljr.CII, vr j-iiiiiiK' »'i>n»pun- loni UAMON VASUUI-M, null AN- <:KMrii'u AUKYTA, KUV*IM u* the li«rl>! I'll'OVlCSSOIl SHAW, uri*- I'liluulxtl uiiJ IIOII CHAI1A3I, lire Mitniumu mnvliInK ii( the hlK'Icuilu until M* enr JH ri-iizilrcJ. Thi- lioilv uf Ti'iirL Sinn, placed li> the buime ctiiuiel, illniiliuiuril. Hob henrn 'I'lintc Jo.sci>]Jliie, In u ll^HlfrlL'Ul Illltllllr.Sl, IKH'UMtt Clieh nf the rrmiilnliiur lirullierH of I'enrl .Stiin'w Illlirder. Utimiin mill AiiKCllUll« B«I> Penrl poklui; :i>Mlllt the rnlTierM of fhr liLirjiril t'lirlNfntH* I;I;^I;IIM, l.ilU-r (liej- illxi'iivcr lh:il IHe body ot 1'elirl -Slim Im* lieeii luirned. Ilnek ill tlie hiictcniln. Aiifjtlliiu,- lllrls ivlth I'enrl I'lprre to K4'c U' ulie din H':i"i front him tmylhlnlj rilirmt Ihu iniirtlfr. sow GO ox WITH Tin-: STOHY CHAFfEU XV what developed. So he asked . , "You spend so much lime keeping -those records, of the Iiaby Unit you never have ii minute to enjoy him." TH/S CURIOUS WORLD CAN LAY QO.OOO -EGGS IN A SINGLE: DAV/ l*Y» IN tm 'SASKATCHEWAN), AFTER lying awake for hours, trying to fit together the pieces of the puzzle of this strange house and its occupants. Sob finnlly dropped into a troubled dream in which impending disaster seemed about lo grasp him, At last he awoke, relieved lo find Ihe gray light of morning stream ing through his window. Apparently more snow was threatening The chilling remembrance of his dream stayed with him, though lie tried his be'st to banish, it. But when the breakfast tray had been taken away, he dressed hurried!) •md went out lo see if he coul( nnd Betty. The girl's welfare had become the most important thin( in the world "to him, and lie hat to admit she was occupying mos of his waking thoughts- Pearl John, hurrying -lowar him bioufht him b-\ek to th world of reality. "My brother— have you seen him?" he asked No I just got up Bob an swered. "Want me to hunt hii up foi 5011' The men coming u fiom Smh Tc yeilnps' H looked at his host hopefully. 'They'll probably get here to day, but I don'! know," Pearl Job frowned anxiously. ''But the Me: ic*m icrortcd Penl Pipiro ha not been in; his room all nifih l\c ]«st come fiom his sludy an he's-not thcco, either. For an instant it was on the tl of'Bob's tongue to ask what Ai gcliquc knew about Pearl Pierr Then,he decided to wait and si "Havtf any of the servants seen im goiig out of the house? He may be ^utsidc somewhere." "Come on. We'll ask them," answered Pearl- John, as though he were gild to have company. • I «• « * A TOUR 'or the servants' quar- •"• tors, brought only negative grunts 'and head shakings, and, since most p£' the others were about when .they returned, Pearl John had a chance to ask what they' knew of • Pearl Pierre's whereabouts. "Maybe he's gone down to the city,|nosv that the road is open," Professor Shaw suggested. "I'm sure he -hasn't," the younger brother '. said quickly. "You think, then, that we had better make a search at the ouse?" asked Ramon. "And per- aps' the cellars? Where do you i downstairs from this floor?" Penrl John did not answer this st 'question directly. He only id,; "I've had the basement •arched already. He's not (here. 1 Aiigclique and Betty came into 10 foom just then. 'Good morning. Where's Pearl ierre?" asked Ahgelique. '^Yc were wondering if he wasn't with you some place." Bob led lo keep his voice casual 'Me?' Why?" she asked coyly. I haven't seen Pearl Pierre since e all said 'goodnight .here.' 'Thai's ^pretty good, too, :iought Bob as he looked -at her :urious!y. Where had she been vith Pearl Pierre when he saw hem in the hall outside his door? I how about her trailing softly liter de lo e* ^ en he opened he mysteiious dopi that was al- vays kept locked? It was lunch time before they! finished, and Pearl John insisted 1 that they should eat the meal be-1 fore they started outside. "I think the girls had belter not I come with us," said Pearl John I as they rose from the tabled "It's] cold and threatening outside." "Oh, please!" begged Angelique. I "It gives mo the creeps to stay in f here alone, doesn't it you, Betty? I And Tante Josephine will.be all) right for a little while. She's taking a nap and a maid is with her." himf to I e lo faW iirislmqsj HP ir Indian guild formr^ to the dooi 3ust then claimed Pearl John's attention, ' aiid they all ieard Broken Shjeld say.that no- jody had;gone down the trail to the- plains: since the road was opened the • d ay - before. After he had gone Pearl John came back into the room, looking very much disturbed. "I think we had better start to look for him here," he said.; "Ft he's not in the house, we'll, search the mesa. Accordingly'-overy. door in the hacienda-, was! opened and each room loot etl o\et \uy thor oiighly, cScept. for the locked.door \\ "i V*c lions- held knocker 'That ileads down . cellar and I've already :had a .search .made there," Pearl j John repeated when soircone spofie, or it. protest, Pearl John! .finally consented and sobn.1 they ^yere all trooping through the;| snow, searching for somelhing- but what? ' •'..:'. The Indian was slill in the paljo I and Pearl John ordered-' come along. As they came ash pile where the Cl: greens had been burned, 'Angelique and Ramon both eyed ill closely, hut now there was noth- J Ing but a blackened heap. They went on to the rocky pi ace I where tho two had watched Pearl j Pierre poking about in t!:o cin-J ders, arid the girl looked at Rri-1 mon. He did not see her; instcadT he was staring down over the sidej] where a black object lay crumpledij oh the crags below. With-a cry, Aiigelique saw it, too ind diev b-icl pointing ill shaking hand. "There! Downj| there!" Pearl Pierre was certainly down'I theie, lying very [.till ondil sprawled grotesquely on the bare if rwks. •'•'After the first shock Bob I :aced back to the house for a stout I rope. \Vhcn he returned Pearl John oidcred the Indian to 4,0j| down over the ,cdge of the cliff.I The man protested, but do'Forest || was firm. 'Do as 1 tell you. Broken, Shield, 1 or, by Heaven, it'll, be; Ihe last I time jou evei refuse to do iy-I thing!', he exclaimed with sudden I fury, and .watched as the Indian I slipped the noose under his, arms, I and the other end. was.., looped | about a point of,rock. Slowly the descent was made, and then everyone lent a hand to I help bring the double burden back) up lo tliL suiface ojluthe mesa. Inch by inch the ropp f ivis draufnl up until the Indnns head "wl peiied Eiger hands drew him to] safels and thej^ all stood breath- I leis while Petifl Pierre i, lifeless! body uis Hid on tlie snow Then all eyes listened on some- ] thing black sticking in his throat. The otsidian knife .again! ' (To Be Continued) Within mim's mind there is always u new frontier.. .some ol the best books htwc been written by Qld men. —Oplc Rend, 81-year-old author-humorist When one pcifonns one's duly it sometimes irmkes.n painful picture, but it lenves the conscience tranquil.; —Miguel Gomez, recently ousted as president of Cuba. » * » I would 'elevate the administration ot the presidency by' cljmtnntlng its coinpcllllvo po- lillcal chnraclcr after election. —U. S. Rep. George Holden Tinklmin, Massachusetts, who favors a single, six-year term for the president of the United States. IS MORE CLGSEOr' RELATED TO SHEEP THAN TO OXEN/ . X • , - CANADA, IN ORDER. TO RID rHE COUNTRV OP CROWS, A NUMBS?. OF THE BIRDS WERE BANDED AND RELEASED, WITH REWAKDS , OFFERED FOR. THEIR.' FiECAPTURE/ ONE. BIRD CARRIES A PRJCE OF Hungry Eagle Loses Bout to Weathercock DESIO, Italy .(UP)—The belief that eagles/arc gifted with pterc- revolving spire. on I top of the church The disappointed bird.came to ^llll \vorsc grief, shortly thereafter when a hunter, who had witnessed Hie unequal fight. from the street, rushed with a shot gun to a root , . ^, glTBY NFA SERVICE. INC. | OUT OU11 WAY By Williams The Arctic musk-ox Is" related to both the cattle and sheep, groups, but the relationship is not close In either case. The "musk" pa.it of the nnmc is well founded,-however, due to.-the musky 1 odor of the animnl, which, some naturalists stiy,' permeates even.'the flesh. NEXT: What ttis tlie weight ot Ihe. largest flsh c\ci taken? OH, WON'T '• yWHATS \VRQNJQ WITH \f WELL, ME US- THAI TOL- TUDE - 1 WOM'T trO PA.'iT, TVtfeie. PLACE ILL 6O.AVVAV AEOUNJO BlOCW,~ OH' VOU? WE'VE JUST HEARD THEY'VE ; THAT SIMPLE LOUT NEXT DOOR, A A\AK1~ WHAT'S THE A'XATTER WITH YOU? WE'LL HAVE TO ^AOVE, NOW- I CAM'T TAKE / IT- MOT THAT-' BEEN THERE ALL HI'S LIFE, AMD I'VE BEEN THERE TWO MONTHS- WHAT'S TH' AAATTEE WITH /_" YOU? THAT KID " OF THEIES OAM'T WAMT TO SMOOT ME-.' HEROES ARE A\ADE-MOT EORM. Qiuusy Sore Throat TIcals Promptly Aflcr Doclot- Pierces Abscess to he a legend. Ilcre's nj story which tells why. A royal eagle frightened by the rifle shols of Alpine game hunters, flew down the valley in search of a more secure refuge. : Passing over the village ot 'alnn, the bird sighted what it hcught was a chicken Hying •ibove the; houses. Scenting a. good ;rcy ,the 'eaglo swooped down with 'ull wings and swift spirals, and began to beak furiously at the supposed'prey. The one-sided fight lasted several minutes, .and ended with; the royal bird , getting groggy, and with barely -i enough stj-erigtli • left to seek refuge in a tcll-tower situated .close to the scene of the fight. The eagle had mistaken for a live chicken the metal weathercock which for centuries has been killed the eagle. The bird, which had a 78-Inch wing span, is an exhibit ;in the 3esio's museum. ! . Desio is Ihe birthplace of - Pope Pius XI. BY UK; M.OIUUS Kdito)-,, Jquniiil of. Hie American iVIrdTcal Msociatltin, inul of lljccia, tho ilcallh Jlacatlno If n person with acme tonsilitls goes to bed promptly ami applies tlio remedies his doctor mends, he usually \sill iccovei without c,ase; much trouble. In - such of nn Iccuas A British Felons Produce Many War Supplies LONDON (UP) _ CojlviclS; in British prisons are_ busy helping in, the rcarniainent program. They are- makirjg.'. ghs masks, military sandt»gs,:.--kllbags, small plane parts and ,'ambiila'nce boxes. At Maids tone Gaol, 5,000 gas masks are mado every week; Men with long criminal records, serving terms of penal servitude, are employed on making the metal parts of me masks instead of do- ing the normal heavy punishment! duty. In the prison's machine chop skilled workmen /are making'.s parts of plane: Prisoners in the second divisioiijl are stitching sandbags and ; sol-] diers' pa'cks instead of mailbags, At Dartmoor privilege convict:! are being given "hush-hush" ann-l ament tasks. Convicts at/ParkJl hurst, isle of Wight, arc ;: carry! ing out .work similar to that ai] Maidstone. . -. The Home Office hopes thai with the aid of. this prison laboil ,o soon make gas-masks availaWc ior every one of-Britain's 43,000,-} COO inhabitants.V" Annoiiiicements • ,The Courier news nas been nu-'J thorized to announce the ifollow-l ing candidates for Blythevllle inii-1 nicipal offices, -:to be elected or'f April 6: . . : » For Mayor MARION WILLIAMS W. Vf. HOLLIPETER. Read Courier News Want Ads OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Mujbr nctilty ot eating or swallowing as well as sleeping, soon will cans him to grow weak nnd lose weigh No one can treat, his own| quinsy. When a doctor investigates the condition, he- locates the afi- sccsses in the throat and, as scon as seems, desirable,'.opens them with a suitable implement. ThD moment the infectious ma- tcrial is released from the abscess, .ipplicalion tarn; relief fiom . , gargle vutli baking soila will help Ihe pain stops the swelling in the to remove the mucus. ' throat goes down, nnd tne patient Tho doctor will prescribe rcme-M= "We to eat,, drink, and sleep, dies which may be- taken internally and which will diminish pain and help to overcome the infection. In many instances the doctor may apply with'-a swab, directly on Ihe surface of the tonsils, antiseptic substances which destroy germs. The swollen tonsils will The rapidity of recovery from quinsy following this procedure ts that it seems almost so' prompt miraculous. Occasionally ft quinsy or peri- loasilar abscess becomes ripe, like a boll or abscess, elsewhere in the bodv nnd bursts of ISs own accord. , reluu M it is not desirable to wait for to normal size after the pu.ont flll<5 ,, mv , vpr _ as the blood may becomes better.. However, in some cases, the germs are so virulent, or the infection becomes located in such a spot on or around the tonsils, that nn ab'scess develops. The resultant condition Is com mouly called quinsy, or quinsy sore Ihroat. this however, as pick up the germs and carry them elsewhere in the body where they may set up secondary Infections. . In these cases, Ihe stiffness, and soreness mouth and the jaws will cause the victim lo speak in a hign voice, and .will Interfere with his chewing and swallowing, A pa- liont with quinsy sore throat suffers n good deal of pain which frequently is related to the | _, v ,._. .j n-imi.-\i \\j mi; LHI ^ -Moreover, his fcvcr and the dlf- Cnraiius History Repeated OBERLIN, Ohio. (UP)—Thirty years ago O. M. Richards of Cortland, Ohio, was president of the Oberlin College glee club. This swelling, year, his son, Willtcr Hichards, a of •'• I he I senior : hi Oberlin, is president of .- Auothcr son, a sophomore, Isla member of.the club, and a third ;W Nelson, sings with tl>2 obcrlln .ucshnian glee club. Dcspilc" %"! difference in size, the deer nf turkey in (kes less noise than the .Iking. YOU RATE A K/MM OM YOUR PUT OKI YOUR WAR PAJKJT, MARTHA X W/\MT TO STATE THAT I AM MOT A TVE T3EEK1 OMTME "PATM WITH TMA7T T3ROTHER OF YOUP5S, BUT WMEM ME AMBUSHEFD VOU S^IOO f\ WEEK, 'FOR S<TALP1W(3 HIM IU THE OWLS PCQL, t BURIEI?THE HATCHET.' WOW, GO IWTO A WAR-WMOOP AMI? PAMCE OUT OF. 1 TOMAHAWK YOU WITH X WADDLED IK! TO "F 1K1C> OUT WHAT YOU'LL. AM OLU WARRIOR IM •ROLL1MG PIM MAUTHA SIOESWIT^ THE

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