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PACE THB _ & w. a *. COUB1EB NKWB 'Miws co, PQBUBRSI*' ^^ M* MtMtt DtUMt toe., IK* Lad*, Dtibt, York, cmici«o, City, PyMitbad Every Afternoon Ktecut Simmy. second uli£s matter u th« port office at B:ytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1617. Served ov (no rjnilrd Cress SUBBCRIPTIO^ SATJda By carrier la ma t3iy or zavtuoviile, !5o per week or tCN per year in advance, By mail wltnln a radius of K miles, 13.00 per ywr, »!.M for six mecUK, BSo tor tint nxwtlis; by mall In postal zotiee two to |U, Inclusive, K.50 per year, In zones seven tuts eight, 110,00 per year, payable In advance. For Ginriers or Others A friend submitted (.he following bit of • wisdom, which came to him through the Chase Bug compnny's little publication, though evidently it first saw the light of day elsewhere. He was of the opinion that it ought, to bo of particular interest to those engaged in the business of ginning Lotton. We will not attempt to suy as to that, which is a proposition concerning which the gimicrs ought to " know more than We. In any event the ,' space it oacuiiici, is not wasted, for if ..Jhe moral it points' is not needed by the ginners many of the rest of us can use-it to advantage. A lire man died and went to hcaVo'ii (billcvo It or riot) Upon being received by St. Peter, _ he asked lo be shown lo lits old competitors • of the lire business He was lold that cndi group of people ni Hie same Hiie of business lived together, therefore it was an easy mailer to go to tlleh district, and sec all the tire dealers 'at one time; • :•'• Upon seeing them, lie was suiprlseli to find that they were very thin; one co'ultl' tilm&t see . through fiiem Jitsl lit that tihic dinner was beme ser\ed, and to his astonishment platters ofrjEliclous foods were placed before thorn and before anyone was seated an angel came along and strapped a long iron sixxm on rach arm. • This spoon Mas stiappecl around the wrlsl, and ' : biceps, making It impossible lo bend, (lie arm. .As*a result they could only look at the food. „ .Our friend then went to another section where Die lawje/s lived, arid lo Ills surprise "lound them all fat and henltliy. While lie -was there, dinner was served, and inn hngbl strapped a similar spoon on each arm in the same manner ^To his surprise he found Ihnt each lawyer dipped his spoon iiito the food and f*d the man' next to him. Returning to the tire group, lia oskect an old c6mpatitoi whj they didn't, do the same thin-* to which he replied, "what, I'm starving anil I should feed that dirty crook next to.me?" _ Moial. Co-operate or starve. Stalin Gives Us Clear View o/ TVeu) Deal Josef Stalin's remarks abonl the pralesliiicd failtu-p , 0 f. the New Deal - make interesting i ending—not because Mr. Stalin's opinion of Mr. Roosevelt matters particularly, but because his statement forms a 'sort of looking- glass in which we can get a new slant . on the American recovery ell'ort. For, by slating'the Communist position so clearly and flatly, the Kus- bian leader simply throws our own position into greater relief. By making a blunt decimation of things %e , Jo ,, ot BLYTHEVILLE, (AML) CX)UIUEB NEWS believe, he helps us see what we really : do believe. The essence of his theory is that the New Deal—or any oilier effort to improve conditions upon the capitalist foundation—must fail, in the very nature of tilings. Unemployment is inherent in modern capitalist society. The ills against which workers protest cannot lie cured without puttiiig society on it new foundation. ' The division of human Ijcinirs into exploiters itiui exploited is fundamental, and the only possible solution is to give the'exploited complete control. . * * * It would be hard to find one par-- agraplMvhich expressed more precisely the exa'ct opposite of the sentiment which animatcs'.'the New Deal. We arc dedicated, that is, to the theory that Hie ills that have afflicted us in the last four years can be cured within the framework of capitalism. We believe that unemployment is not a necessary accompaniment of modern, mass-production capitalism. We believe'that the worker and Hie consumer can be given a decent break without destroying.the rlghls of employer and investor. We believe that co-operation can be substituted r 0! . exploitation in such way as to help ttll hands ami not, just one ciass. —Bruce Catton. Wealth at Its Worst It is not often, luckily, lh t ,t tile courts are called.upon tb handle quite so dreary K n iess as that presented currently by the effort'of assorted rcla-' tives to decide wlio is to have the custody of little Gloria Morgan Vaiulcr- bilt. 11 . Here, drawn from the testimony of sworn witnesses, we get another variant on the old, .sentimental-romantic story of the "pool-.little-rich girl." Ami ' what a story it is! ' ; Heiress la vast wealth though .she'- is, this little girl seems to" have had -far less happiness than the ordinary child of poor parents gets. The whole case might have been designed pnr- Dosely to point the old; hackneyed . moral—money doesn't necessarily bving happiness. ....'•. But \yhatever pity the ordinary newspaper reader feels for this youngster is apt to be swallowed up in indignation at the tribo responsible for her Plight. Heaven help the republic, if this case gives a fair cross-section of the Ways of America's "upper class." Women Resist Disease More Effectively Than Do Men BY I)K. MORRIS 1TSHBE1N .is somehow inferior. Kditor, Journal of Hie American More specifically, men are nt- Medteil Asswlalion, and of Hy- flicted with trouble' in their storage », thc Htallh Magazine ' aclis and 'intestines much more We like to think that men are than are women.' The tendency of much stronger than women, yet an ulcer in the small intestine to investigations Indicate that serious perforate Is twice as great in the diseajE-5, involving organs that oc- male us in the female cull to explain. all been given to Hie subject, ouc'iiu- .... suit,-, m thority said thai, since boys . arc blood vessels larger :.thim girls at birth, milrt- ' lion "and the birth process 'are more difficult The medical profession' must concern llsell with passage of basic scientific laws to regu- "Ue the Ircincmtous growth i n America of cuinsts. -Dr. J. L. Polll e ray , ^ Allgc]cs C01II) . ty health officer. . * * * As a conservative, I'm in favor ol people paying their debts. Ami as „ conservative I'm also in ravoi- or ll.c government making lt possible lor tho people u> pay their tlcbls. -Sciwtor Elmer Thomas (Dem., Qkl'a.). OUR WAY WATCH OUT, ICKi THET MULE'S GOT A HUMP IN HIS'-BACK t LIKE HE WANTS TO'BUCK* DON'T LET HIM 'GIT HIS OOWW ALL RIGHT, EF HE'S 'BOUT OUTER 6IVE.CA2E ISE 1 BOUT OUTER TAKE. THE QEMEROUS <3tV>ER TUBSD'AY, OCTOBER 16, rl»34- SIDEGUNCES Bv George Clark • ' —i^»_^_^ = - , V "Well, I'll give him just/ten minutes more before I (fowl and mad." cur in both the male and frtnale, rtt . . - .-..."..., *..i.ii 011*11:1 iLii niuru ireoiiciuly afflict, men oftcner than they do from cancers of the lip the """""" Thc ""ISC of iliis jnhor- larynx, the tongue and tonsil than L -""" in thc male is Slifi- cio women. Men suffer more fre- T ., r vjxii.-in,iy liuiu luoercuiosis ol tne In the considerations that:have Kings, from pneumonia, and from cen eivcn In Mio .^iihip^i n,i»..,,,_ .,it .„..!., - f .,,_...... ... , .. (icconiit for tlic greater weakness of the male. It might also be thought' that nature makes less provision : for !lie safety of the male than for lie Icmlae, realizing that Hie-male s less important in the natural scheme of reproduction. The chemical activities of .life. ;o on more rapidly iu the male limn in the female. . ' .. Taken altogether, the evidence Is good that the male resists 1 disease less well than does Hie ie- nalc. Some of thc factors which lave been thought of importance ire those related to indulgence in alcohol, likelihood of exposure, and overwork. These, however, sue of small importance in comparison to the (act that the constitution of the male The Editor's Letter Boi I To the Editor:J I hnve received thc following letter and wonder if you would piint It, In Ihc Editor's Letter Box Dear Sir: .• Slogan — TEN PER CENT IS ENOUGH FOR RENT. iv Williams Yo ", h 1 vc 1>ccn «i>poimed to iwip V »Y.uuaui3 S p rcn rt the above slogan. Select two other men IB work wilh you. Talk it. Spread tlic idea. This is a readjustment or tiic oasis oil which form land is rented. The.bid deal of a 3rd nnd :\ Illi and 1-2 the crop is nutlimi; Jill profiteering nnd extortion on the part ot the landlords. Thai Idea had its origin in the system of slavery and was not Jiiscd oil any reason or the necessities ol landlords, bin was based on how lilllc n working imin could live on—ON HOW HAUL) A TENNANT COULD LIVE. This move on loot now is to reconstruct that idea, and the TFN- ANTS and RENTERS will hnve tr> do it themselves. It Is not in the laturc ol LANDLORDS to reduce renl. On the contrary lie raises n it every opportunity "or excuse LANDLORDS have made the aws. they have, interpreted the aws, Ihcy have enforced the laws 111 the time, It U is a landlords' onesided contract. Sir. TENANT Hand up beside the landlord mid' let's see how you look. Ten Per Cent For Rent is FAIR topic arc glad to loan money at 0 per cent, even at 5 per cent. Why not cotton? Cotton Is tlic samc^as money. 10 ]>er com ol co!- nioiicy. what valvular diseases' of the heart and with chronic arthritis. Women also baclmchc and this is dcflnite- backachc and this is deflnitc- on thc feminine structure by the nature of the build of the body and by the problems ol childbirth. ' Of special interest Is the fact that women/suffer far more than nicn da from exophthalmic goiter »>"' f >^ni functional diseases of vous system. From the point- of view of suicide, the statistics show that four times as many men commit suicide as do women, but women make many more suicidal allcmpts that fall. These studies of the distribution of disease are not only interesting, out of great practical value in determining the nature of diseases of various kinds. :on—lo per cent of s tlic difference? II Von rciu 10 acres ol land and raise 10 bales of cotton wortl Meu suffer far more frequently from of the of disturbances or the Women; oii the other hand, seem morE Um " for on n 10 per cent base of what thc crop is wortli on the market, If you raised 40 bushels of corn to tlic acre, and corn was worth 50 cents a bushel on thc market You would owe S2 an acre for vent! Appoint your committee men mid lalk this thing up among thc lenants and renters. Let us hnve something to lay before Congress when it meets in January. We have some powerful friends in Congress who will listen to our pleas. This plea is a Just one WE CHALLENGE ANY LANDLORD TO SHOW THAT IT IS NOT FAIR Come on brolhcr, let us do this in a perfectly legal and orderly way It has been already loo Ion<* dc- ayed. WHAT DO YOU WANT TO DO VBOUT IT? You have worked and starved for years. Now you have a way out. Help spread our sio«an TEN PER -" FOR RENT! RENTERS CENTRAL COMMITTEE Very truly yours. C. R. Chonoiveth Dlythcvlllc, Ark. CENT IS ENOUGH The H.inkhcad Act tTo the editor;) Just now there is rmitc a lol ol rtiMalisfaclion with Ulc uankhcad This complaint ; s rcasonabl- to cx- pcot from compresses, cotton gins and cotton buyers who get ttvir ce on a bale basis and t |, c larger the crop the- bigger ihc (cc, but it should bo different with the farmer. The farmer lor a generation has been complaining of just working all llic time and setting nothing for It, and now under thc Dank- head law he docs only about half as much work and gets tivfce as much or II. stui some ol them complain. i;,"".;""" "'-"""<» worm SYU They don'l object tn eh/. rr..r,,r. bate. 10 per cent ol that would lion I Jaime but they win to , «r" be W an acre rcm. but under the kct all they produce fixe ol tax" old deal you would pay m50 .,„ N o«- a bale orot OH 'nd acre rent. So talk up the "NEW 1 W, "TEN PER CENT ]| ENOUGH FOR RENT." Hny and com land can be paid r*l X ,7. .-"Mull ,UIQ SCCQ 111 Blylhevillc belorc Ihc control act brought tlic fnrmcr about $40. Today It will bring him about $S5. So after paying an $18 tax lie would still bo ahead of the hounds about The Clew of the BEGIN HB»B «'lm DAN •LEBKBft. fmml*t »yMl.kcr ol Ttt Witt. («,•• 1km CUABI.KS NOMtmi, rrll*. rrtwrler* *«• fc««» Mirft4«ri«Mlr kill.* k* icttnmlmn I. 3*3% SIIWEir GRIFF. fa**** t*m£&. oglut, lo »!v« Ik* mmttn. Jtvritm ka< k«*» a •»!»•«< «• If.r. .11 k, *••!< •kMtVlUNIt , B. OATHAX, yrc.lHj .X ,£» t - mvnt, whu had tkmitrMd {• MC !*« Bln4c beciiwe '1km •*«•*•••«* r«p»rtr4 Cafbny ha4 bcca M- *r»<«¥, I.«<CT It wa» pravev that Ike Kin nirnlcd, (Mm the nnmo of C.ilfc«r »wj HFCi»j>p»l«4 fcr « K lrl called HAHV BRIGCtt, WM » iMpoiler. MRS. CATHAY •••km Bleektr k«r k«k»4 Kin dro» Ike ekaiKei It Tie Blade publlikci a retmellop. aa« IkU la dole. A day later Moriea li fo>a* «!*>«. gkorflr afterward cornea ««« <kal Cnlkny la dead—poa- • ibly of BoUnn. , Crl« BxIrrtHkei Ike cane. Re BO» to ace DR. COOI'KH, one of <wo doetnra nneniitc €utka>. 11 r. Caaixr reflaea <« xake aaj atateMemif. NOW co off wrrn THE STORY CHAPTER XI /""BUCKLING to himself, Sidney . Grift went to the office of Dr. Amstead, the physician who signed Frank Cathay's death cerlilicaty. It pleased Dr. Anistcad to Bur- round himself with an air of jre- fessiorial dignity and his appearance was Inseparably associated with the Insignia of his profession. A round, polished mirror wag strapped about the middle of bin forehead—a concave inirrbr vlth a hole In the center, to accommodate tlie pupil of the doctor's eye- when It became : necessary to throw ra-j Heeled light down the throat cf some patient. Dr.: Amstead -was ateircd 1 in » white- robe and. the atincspliera about him ; was impregnated \rlth the smell at medicinal His eyes were not quite s>o as those of Dr. Cooper and :Wer"e far less thoughtful. His cheekbones were high. His figure was tall and gaunt and he liad a catfish'month.• "^Vliat can I do for you Mr. Grift?" he inquired. "You Can discuss (lie Catliay case," said Sidney Criff. "No, I can't," said Dr. Amstead. "There Is nothing to discusa. The wan died of natural causes. My death certificate la on file. I wili refer you to that for any', specific Information. More than:that, lean- not give you." "Can you tell me," Griff asked, "anything about Mr. Cathay's symptoms?" "No." • , , "Anything about the degree. ot temperature? 1 * , "No." "Anything about tbb time whlct elapsed from_,ihc api>earance of the first symptoms to tlifeVtims'when tlio coma developed,- wiiich. as I understand' It, lasted until 'death!" "No." "May I ask why, Doctor?" "ThsBa are matters of profes- Islonal confldbnce." "I see. Ko\v can you tell mft anything which is not a mailer of professional cbufiUencc?'! "What do you mean ?" "If I should ask you a question, and it had nothing to do will professional confidence, would you answer it?" niisv(*li "I think so, yes.* '•!v ; *l«^»j5v! 22 dollars a bnle on the lew bales lie may have over ))is allotment., saying nothing about the clear gain of $40 a bale on the most of his croj). Seems to me like the fann- er is barking up the Iree after somebody else has don knocked de coon. But there is something tlio matter with the farmer, and something bad too. He should lake notice of where his money goes. Sec if "Land Rent" isn't the biggest item on his account—either that or sonic debt. So rent and debt are his troubles, and not the department at Washington. Why bark up the Washington tree when the coon is right here at home. Bark up the right tree, gentlemen, bark'up the right tree. "..• .W. M. TUCKER. Forgotten Murdey *I» It.true," 'sa|d;' Biinjf Grift slowly ana solemnly, "that In your pretence, and In the presence of a aewejwper reporter,. Dr, P. C. Copper,; who was associated with yew on the case, stated j that the *fifVt<aat were Identical to thojc of luminol poisoning?'' ' • • • TfL AMSTEAD flushed. "I'm not responsible for wliat Dr. Cooper may hare stld," be remarked. s "What I am asking you 1s it Dr. Cooper did make such a statement," "I bellere," Dr. Amstead aald, "that he ... I think I Khali refuse to answer that question. 11 "Upon what ground, Doctor?" •Dr. Amstead Bushed. "Upon the ground that It In none of your business," lie said. 5 . • , "But it happens," said Griff, smiling urbanely, : ; "lliat that ts very much a part of my business. It Is one of the things which has brought me to the city." Dr. Amstead's month' was a firm line of lipless rigidity, upon which Sidney Griff's cy» were focused. "I mill maintain that It is none of yonr biislnem," Dr. Arnrtead said truculently. .Sidney GrifT continued to stare at Dr. Amsr.ead*s mouth. . "II .'K6t lippens, Doctor," he said, •that a : post-mortem has been lor- tefed IB connection with an au- ;ii3sy. If the: post-mortem should sho'jr trie presence ot poison. It woulii *eem to me that it would nBrjr m«li JmproTe your standing n the' community for you to at east aiscftt the possibility of a mistaken diagnosis." Dr. Amstead's eyo wavered for a raomeati. then stared belligerently at Sidney Griff. "You aro niiBtakcn, 1 * he said. 'There will be no post-mortem, n» autopsy. 1 ' He . spoke , wHIi cold finality,' urncd abruptly and called over his should*-. "You will excuse me. I am - busy." 1 . : The,door slammed shut, j'ijfc •./;".. •'-. • . * •' •-"•' 'T'HB-oiBce nurse.looked at Sidney •"• Gfift with curious eyes. "That is all, Mr. Griff," she said, "Dr. Amslead will not return." Sidney Oriff smiled at her. . . "Bless your heart,'' he said,'"I didn't think he would. I waa just waiting to see i. ." the panel switchboard In t6e offlco emitted a buzzing sound. The office nurse raised'the r«ler.Tr in her. ear, said, "Yesr- Iri the tone of.-yoice one uses 1^ asking a question.;-Then she snapped up a key on. the swUchhoard. dropped the receiver and turned, to Sidney Griff. "You were waiting," she reminded, him, ','to see . . 'To see," said Sidney Griff, smiling, "whether Dr. Amstead mafie a telephone call as soon as he reached his private office: You might explain to him that.my. curiosity upon that point has been satisfied, aiid good morning." Ho left (lie office, crossed the street to tho First National Bank building, and went. to the offices of Fisher, Barr & McReaily. He presented his card to tho young woman who occupied the desk by :he ttlepbOM switctbwrt, a»<J a»ld, 'I'lease tell Mr. Ctuhs Flsh«r tbit I wleli 10 minute* of his tlnu •poa a matter' ol ; iiiajor Importanee.* The youug wota»n summoned a x>y, gava him the card, and BldMy Griff's messaee. Tqa boy disappeared, and a moment later tb« witchboard buzzed Into life, The aperator listened for a Jiioment, :lien nodded to Sidney Griff. "Mr. Fishier," she said, "will sea ?ou at once.* The boy appeared once more and reckoned to Sidney Grift "This way, el r," he said. Sidney GriB followad th» boy Into Cliarles Fisher's prlralt office. Charles Fisher's manner wu one ot beaming cordiality.' He adrauced with outstretched land. "Mr. Griff," he said, "I'm mighty :lad to know you. I've heard a rood deal of yon tnd hive followed some ot the cases la which* you iiave appeared with a great aen i O f Inlerest, Do come in and sit down," - •• shook hands and dropped Into a chair' by tho lawyer's desk. -,. i 'What brings you here »j» clficaliy?" asked Fisher. "Are you aer'e ou business, nnd if so, Is there any way in which our offlce can'W of assistance to you?" , ; Griff, big eyes fastened npon the lawyer's lips', nodded. - . -' "Yes," he said. "I .was here making some investigations: about ''the death .of Mr. Frank B..Cathay." . ; .-Fisher raised his eyebrows; "Indeed," he said. . . .,.--. Griff remained silent. x " ' Fisher pursed his lips, closed fils eyes for a moment in thought, shook his head dubiously from sida to side. . "Most.strange," he said.' "You- mean the death?" asked" GriB. -, , "No," the lawyer liastily told him; "I mean the fact that you are here.; That you have been retained to look Into tho; matter of lir. Catb'ayV unlimely demise." "•:'. "What's , strange about thalT". Griff inquired. "That's niy business, you know, a-consulting crirnl-. uologist." • . "'>;' 'I .understand." Fisher 's ; afd Hastily,. Vbut you see, it ^happens I ain attorney for the Cathay interests. •! was, perhaps, one of thai closest friends Calhay'had'in'lhls' city, i owe everything to him. ;\4isial!y, I am ?oite familiar witn' his affairs and quite friendly wltli his widow. 1 *, ' ' ' "-''i . "Yes?" asied Griff.. |'. : -- ? -•:, . Fisher r nodded and- went en,, "Under those' clrciimBtanbes 'I re^ peat that-It la- e Iran so that you. have been retained to investigate Jlr. Cathay's death. Because I Wp- pen to know that none tit IJr. Cathay's personal 'representatives has retained yon. liad they done so, I would, of course, have known.' ot It Therefore, 1 can't understand, who else would be Intereste<J-';in' the matter." : (lo Bo Continued) '. ')? ) In ihp next lr.xtsllmenf ckarlci (•'[•her nnka a leading aaemtlOM-^ Bud >r*!l« fn ikt »»r«; National Glider Camp Set Up in Shenandoah Park BIG MEADOWS, Va. <UP)—Out to regain world gliding supremacy, the United States lias established a national glider camp here in the heart of Shenandoah National FBI*. The nation's foremost glidei- plnnes and pilots now are assembled on the crest of the Blue Ridge' Mountains for another chance at world records. Ini the camp proves successful, it is believed the National Park Service will.'create a glider center rivaling the world-renowned. German camp in the Wasserkuppe and flic Russian. British ltd French national gliding camps. A quarter of a century ago, 'the United Statcs'lcd he world in mi>- torless flying. Work of permanently Improving this natural glider area has been undertaken by members of the 350th Company, civilian Conservation Corps. / :Vfales Modeled Ladies' Gowns NEW CANAAN, Conn. (UP) — Male members of New Canaan Grange modeled the latest 'feminine gowns and hats at a "Booster Night" fashion show. They were permitted to wear their own shoes after unsuccessfully trying - to squeeze into the smaller foolv;cfl'r. OUR BOARDING HOUSE Bv Alien? T JES-WWTTOBE DON'T TO -SLOW so ON ^ OUT, OFF, LIKE HIGH SCHOOL TH' WASP GOT ONCE, ON OUT

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