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_ ''AGE FOUR ."Tv THE BLriHEVJLLE COURIER NEWS XH* OOURIEU NJCWB OO, PDBLlBBJtM " O. R. BABCOOK, Blitor 'H. W. HAOTOB, Aarertiiiiic Ui>z.>««*r 6ol« National Advertliiay i Arkansas Dallies, Inc., N;w Vorlc, Oftlc««o, Detroit, Si, Louis, Dallas, Kawas City, Published Every Altcrcooh Bxccrjt 8uua»y. Entered BS second ulsss matter ac the )>ost office at Biytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, Oc- y^z. t ° bo! ' 9 > J9ij - Served ov ""• nnlu>d Prpja BUBBCRViTJON By carrier In me cay or BlyUicvlllo, !Bc per week or }6.60 par year In advance. By mall within a radius ol 60 mile*, 13.00 per ye»r, 11.50 iur ax months, 85o for tl^ree monthj; by mall In postal zone* two to six. inclusive, W.50 per year, In zones seven ano eight, 110.00 pel- year, payable In advance. Whose Responsibility? If Ihc testimony which 'WHS presented to the Osa-olii jfrnnit jui-y was along the lines of scvcnil silVultivils which wore road at' it meeting ol' tins Democratic county central cummiUuc last August (lie jury WHS, to state it mildly, amply justified in its finding (fiat there had been a certain amount of "carelessness" and "negligence" on the part of officials in charge of some of the election boxes in this county at last summer's Democratic primary. Whatever the testimony before thu jury may have been there is evidence that worse than "carelessness" and "negligence" marked the conduct of the primary at at least one election box. And if the election oll'iccrs were not parties to the wrong doing they were al least inexcusably remiss in pcrmilluig it. We have in mind, of course, the sworn .statements of a dozen or more persons that workers at the Dycss rehabilitation colony were carried in tnickloads (o thu vofiiig place at Wilson . ;u;d were permitted to vote in spite of the fact that a number of 'them protested that they were not properly qualified. Jt was even stated under oath, in affidavits read to the Democratic central committee, that many of these unqualified voters were handed ballots, already marked ••/ and folded, which they placed in the' bill- ' lot box without even seeing for whom they were voting. In spite of all tin's, however, we agree with the grand jury that the real responsibility for the situation rests upon the Democratic central committee. H is the committee's business to see to it that capable and conscientious election officials' are named for every voting box. II is the committee's business to permit no material violation of the laws and rules governing Democratic primaries to go unheeded. When the county committee refuses to certify the vole cast at boxes where these laws and rules arc •not observed it will put a prompt stop 1o such practices. It may be difficult to pin criminal responsibility for election irregularities upon individuals, but H is not difficult to detect (he existence of such irregularities and to stop them by the simple expedient of refusing to permit anyone to benefit bv tli em. (AUK.) COURIER NEWS DOT OUR WAT Nature Ouldone Tlis devices by which a mechanical age seeks (o improve itself often smacks of the miraculous—and, oc- wisioniiljy, Ji very odd sort of miracle to boot. Experts in 'the animal nutrition laboratory of Cornell University recently completed experiments in the raising of sheep on synthetic foods. They grew two shoe]) to maturity, and fed thorn never a single blade of grass. Instead, the sheep were, given n weird mixture of casein—the solid part of milk—cellulose from chemical mills, starch, vitamin concentrates, and salts containing essential minerals. The sheep liked it. They got fat on it. They became, indeed, vary healthy and robust. Sheep that fed. on the greenest and lushe.st grass ever grown would not have looked better. And tlio whole business, .somehow, leaves one with a rather di/ny sense of admiration. That -herbivorous animals can thrive on a mixture of by-products from chemical factories is about as si Hi-Hint; a reversal of nature as one can easily 'Red' Idea, But Good! It scorns to ho heresy of Ihc Ijlnck- esl—or reddest—sort to surest Lhat (lie Russians; ever have a notion worth copying in this country. Slill, the land ol' the Soviets (loos scorn to sprout a hrifjht idea once in a while. Probably you road about tlie solemn" 4 trial inj which a -pirn- of jjaloslics was convicted and found guilty of being of inferior workmanship. The galoshes were .formally arraigned before a Moscow court. Witnesses testified that they just weren't good for anything-— they leaked, they fell apart, they didn't n't, they looked like the dickens. The result was a sentence ordering Ihc quality of Ihc galoshes to bo improved at onuo. Now (his notion that it is u crime lo inflict shoddy goods on tlie public- well, (hose of us who liave occasionally paid good money f or articles that proved practically worthless might easily feel that that is a pretty sensible sort of idea. It is within the range of legislative powers to enact IAWS and prescribe regulations to promote the henlth, peace, morals, education prosperity and good order of tlie people and their general welfare. -Circuit Judge u M Wnrd, of West Virginia. * * t Thank heavens, nil poetry isn't published. —Prof. Hurry Ovmtrcel. College or the City or New- York, iihltasoijlier. * * * Being broke Isn't so tod. A big fortune is just, as much worry as no money nt nil. It's being dependent that I don't like. -Samuel Instill. * * * FOJ-CC -uln-ays attracts men ot low morality, mirt I believe it to be an invariable rule Hint tyrants ot genius arc succeeded by scoundrels. —Prof. Albert Einstein. LAID OPF BECAUSE = E HOUSES, HUH? _._. - - • BETTER FIXED THAN SOME O THEM— is THAT IT? 1 WORKED AW SWEDANJ-LIVED LIKE A GROUND HO<5 ; WHILE Bv Williams WELL,'! NEVER THOT OP IT IN OUST THAT WAV QEP.OUE, FRAMK. /HE'S WORSE DPF Th'AM TH I GUVS WHO 5PEMT ir' HE AIW'TGETTIM 1 NO RENT OUTA> THSM THREE HOUSES, AN'HE HASTO I^EEP 'L«,M REPAIRED ' PAV TH 1 TAXES. . AN' HE / CAM'T SELL /'EM, ER HE CftW'T EftT EM? TO BED TO SAVE GftS A SUITS.' SIDE GLANCES By George Clark "Oh, I haven't the nerve to K o borrow from the neiifli. mi's the very lirst night we're here." •THIS CURIOUS WORLD °C William VOLCANIC DUST HUNG IN THE. Al£ FOR. POUR. YEARS AFTER THE ERUPTION OF KRAtfATQA, BETWEEN JAVA AND SUMATRA/ MORE THAN A CUBIC MILE OF DUST WAS HURLED INTO THE AIR. JSAJ'UHDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1934 TOTMY •KIIIXUV "«'"'•' !» Jliirilrn rV'lTI ,,! JK.IIUH.V. l|..|... fmiKMw crl, . « <>•» m atllr ". ail l,rrii iiKklL-m.J to l '° Ul11 !"'""' ''HANK AU.PKJNE$A RE Pit/Mi. BUT VERY F£W Pii/AfS ARE PRUNES/ ONLV THOSE PLUMS THM Wi DRV WITHOUT SOURING ARE CALLED PRUME-;' WASPS THE TEMPERATURE INSIDE THEIR NEST AS MUCH AS 25° WARMER THAN THE OUTSIDE AIR/ IIIHIA, uuiniff wnlCfl iUe tfilaml a!f of the world heard ths explosion. NEXT: Can a star l». seen: inside the crescent m Proper Treatment Often Cures Cancer of the Lip BV DI!. MOKIIIS I-IS1||11:IN dilor, Journal of (he American iHcdiral Association, anil of j'Kcla, NIC Health Machine If there is any ohf form c[ can- r in which real hope o;w,hi to ! olTcrcd, it is cancer ol il.c lip. sually cancers on thir. f | )01 " un ss malignant than tint-- t ,i s n- icrc In the body. Kowcvn as th all cancer, the merr pivwncp a coiistant mciinc? to iii>. There arc cases on nrnni in lich there ha.s IKCII a c.ii'cc- () f c lip for 10 years or !:;ii-.r vcrage length of lime is iv.o or rce years. Once started these ncers spread; ulcers occur and c person may die, due to .-i>:eau- g of tlic cancer to the Uir' g . Fortunately, it Is )M) « , )w .,| bl! . treat cancers of llio n, n y rly sureical operation nnd lA- us ' c . radium and X-ray, mul to'offer liopc of recovery in ih hrne ajority of cases.' For .'-,unnf" t of 52 casrs treated bv f ,,- ae n one clinic. 33 .or 63 p.v ,enl> ere found to be nuite well two more years after the orerv m. ' * * K In a large clinic in mo t;nrfed ales euros were obtained in out, of 98 cases of cancel ( ,f the >. in all. of which not onlv w .i& e cancer removed, but also the anrts nearby. If, however, tho patient with a new of the lip wnits ,„„„ ai , ancls of the neck have been en- rscd, the chance of recovery Is ucli less. J Radium seems to work panic'.!- larly well In m:inv ca.scs oi cancer of the lip. There nn: records of 11 recoveries by use of radium in 2C cases in one Enalish clinic. *• U t At the International Conference on Cancrr, in 1028. records were collected of 525 prisons with cancer of the lip u-liich had bwi treated with radium. Of (licso l|(j .were dead. 2V2 lost sight of,'and 208 made completely tree from ilr disease. Of the 20<i cases, 7-1 v.er" well from 5 to 10 years aff'r t'-e I treatment with radium, find 35 i were well from thn-p to a vc vcais 'nftcr sifiiilar treatment. It is also possible lo troat the glands first with the X-ray and afterwards with radium. A few generations back, ca'cs cf cancer ot tho lip were trealcd bv cancer fiuncks v.ith nil rort? o'f pastes nnd ointments containin" corrosive chemicals. \vc nr,w know that, kind r.f treatment is tiniiBCr- ous and should never be <i"d whcraas the surgical opmition' radium, and x-ray oiler consittcr- <~ible chance of complete recovery. 11,000 Confederate Vets Remain to "Fall In" r.tilrr ll wan lirnvcn il,: n c.rr.-.t.Ml, K lvJ,,«- „,,. „„„ i:if ;ni(l nvi'ii?ii|i[in|t.|l | IV .IJ,.,! iHliy liUiBIJS. ,v,, '' i Jl<irjli.u t, foiniil dciiil IIIIIIM Inior I'imii'H ' Vnr 1 '' "i* .'';'"*, "" l ''"*'"'x^ <i.«'; ( , r * fm " llls lauyt-r, CHMH.KS -•[SIll'-H, l.nH-J- Crlll" Kiir-t in tit-p " !< v;sr^,rx<€r .Vriv'-r'''"^''-?' " >>:i " K '" '»'<• l«vi AOVV f;o ox WITH TIII: srouv CIIAITKH XV •"THE cah driver drove at high speed down tlio winding road willed Icil from tlie big Cathay home to tlic nearest through boulevard, lie imlled In before a drug store and held the door ol the car oiwii. Sidney drift entered Ihe- drug store, nut through a long distance call to Dan meeker of Tlio Hlaile. "TJte woman z'ji Hie case," lie said, "ban employed Carl llaclno ot tho nncine Detective Ilurcan. She ordered uu her car for him, lo take him to the city. She is obviously very much frightened. It would probably lie advisable for yon to liave two of your best men waiting alone Hie boulevard. 1 believe tbat you arc familiar with her car and can givo lite men n description of it. Doubtless some of your report- crs know liacinc iwrsoimlly. When he passes have them drop in tic- bind and ECC it Uicy can follow in. 1 think he has been sent upon mission ot the greatest importance—a mission which requires some -skill and daring to handle. Haciim was hostile when I met him." llleekcr's reply was directly to the point. "U'liou did they leave!" ho asked. "Approximately 15 minutes ago." "Tho road will ho covered" lllceker said. "\Vo have just received assurances from the authorities nt lltvcrview tliat ail autopsy will be ordered." Uriff savo a low whistle. "You must," he said, "have exerted considerable pressure." "Wo did," said' Diecker, 'but we received unexpected reinforcements from a. confidential communication mado to tho authorities by one of tho physicians in tho case. It represented a complete change of altitude on hln part since an earlier Interview. I was wondering, if, perhaps, your presence in Riverview had been responsible for tho physician's change of attitude." Sidney Griff laughed. 'Sly presence in Kiverview," he said, "has been responsible for n lot ot things. I'm playing human checkers. I'll see you this evening." wero two parchment- shaded lamps burning | u the room lutt llio giovi they gave wan subdued. Sidney Griff, attired In lounging Finland long-woolen bathrobe, stared Into the 'Biilraling smoko from his cisarct. Across from lilm. Dai) lileclter seemed very inucli excited. "Anyllilng about Decker?" lie asked. "Any news for us?" Griff's face froze Into rigid in,, passivity. "No/' he said, lileclter snoko rapidly. ,i cmclu . her," lie raid, "you're going lo give us Hie breaks when Ihc time comes. Von Itnovv, Griff, there's something uncanny about yon, at llial." Griit stared through llio olgarct •smoke and sntd, "1 presume you're ibout to tell mo that you've "found (be woman In the case." "We know who she Is." meeker said. "We haven't tound her. Tbat much of yours was one of lite most remarkable things I've ever en countered." "Go ahead," Drift said, "tell me about It." "We got llio lead not over half an hour after I Wils talking with •on on the long distance telephone from Kivervlew," meeker said. 'Hill Osborno, one of our reporters, made a clieek- on a disappearance case which had been reported by a Miss Alice Lorton, 24, residing at Uio Elite miarlnicnts, 310 Robinson sfreeL she had reported (he disappearance of Esther Ordway, 22, who shared her apartment." Tlie intense nervousness which had characterised the criminologist tho night before scorned to hive left him-jjiovv. Ho stretched out Physically relaxed, the only sign of nervousness being the quick, vigorous puffs on tlie cigaret which indicated an inner tension. "That," be said, "is what I like about dealing with yon newspaper chaps. Yon get all of the essential information and concise manner, more about Alice Lot-ton. "You mean about Esther Ordway tho one who disappeared?" asked Bleelier. Sidney GrifT shook his bead. "No." ho said "about Alice Lorton, the one who reported her disappearance." pass it on in Tell me some looked mildly Eur- T>LEEKER prised. "i didn't talk with her personally," ho said. "The reporters gathered Hie information. She is; I understand, blond, blue-eyed nnd pretty —not outstandingly' beautiful, you understand,- but pretty.' 1 : "Go ahead," Grift said. "I want lo know everything I can about her. i want to get a, complete picture." "Let me tell yon first about the- apartment and about Esther Ordway," Bleokor said. Grid once moro extended his Sbt arm, with ihe lingers ont- strclched, seemed to he groping his way through a maze of Intricate thoughts. All right, go on," he said almost dreamily. the veterans by their respective slates, General Lee said, ranging from $12.50 to $50 p?r month. General Lee, 8G, of Nashville, Term., has many distinctions. He has served under 12 commanders in his present capacity as adjutant general, is one of the two men ever received at the White House in Confederate uniform, and was a shipmate of King George V of England while the latter was serving in tlio British navy. He is concerned now with arrangements for the 1935 Confederate' reunion at St. Petersburg, ., in April. . "Alice Lorton said this Ordway woman hud mysteriously dlsan pcaral without leaving utiy wor ji She'd taken a suitcase und some clothes. After a couple ot days passed and Alice Lorton didn't |, C a r anything from her missing rrieiici sno notilled the police aiul the u u . reau of Missing Persons. "We'd never have bollicred with II. only for what you bald, mid ihp fact that she must liavo disappeared at about the same lime Mordeti was murdered. Wo sent a fingerprint expert up to t!io apartment, jf 0 used a pass key. No one knew ho >vciit in there. He developed lot- Bills lii places where a male visitor i'light have left fingerprints on ash trays, on the brass bedstead on door knobs and places like that. We had Mordcn's fingerprints on fllo at tho paper, yon know. "And. by God, wo found some ot Moi-dcn's fingerprints. There can't 1") any mistake. He was In that apartment." "Have you told Ihc police?' 1 No, we're keeping it u,,der cover until yon tell us to release It. Wo ligtiro we may b 0 a( ,| c (o do Playing it under cover." * • • "W/IIAT'S .tills Ordway woman "like?" Griff asked, dropping Ins hand to the arm of Ihc chair, his eyes closed, his manner that of one who is completely relaxed. "From the description we gel, she's 22, medium sized, briinet with black eyes. She used lots of nittke- up. and there -was more mystery about her. Alice Lorton says she doesn't know very,much atioul the girl; that they shared tlio -ipartme-iit, nnd the sirl always p'ald lier share of the rent promptly; lhat she was supposed to be out of n-arlc and looking for n job, but slio always seemed to liave plenty' oit money." "Not a very good description," , "How about photo- Iriff said, graphs?" That's Ihe funny thing," Diecker said. "We can't seem to get .hold of a photograph. There's just a, chance that the girl played foxy and took all ot her photographs -vith her. Alice-Lorton says she was, certain there was a- snapshot or two In n photograph album llio girl had, and a framed -picture that was on lliiy dresser, but tho girl seems to have taken those things with her." "Know anything else?" '-, askct! 3 riff. / "Yes, we covered Carl Racine. Ii' vas a cinch to follow him. Apparently ho didn't .suspect anything •nid 11)11 boys did;i't have any .dlffl- culty getting' on-his 1 Iraii. Now, hat's an angle we canT; figure out. le's trying to find a Mrs. IJlanclia Malone. He's prowling around lirough the registrations, city, directories, and lias gone to.the. light' and gns companies, trying to<ancl out it they've connected a meter or n Airs. Blanche 3falo.ua-"Bag. There in the city." (To I!e Continued) . <- Wlilck Cliiirlen ;i|irnar ncic, 1. In Hit nc« Inn kepi h!> , t o -llikl Persons with $1,000,000 annual incomes numbered 195 in 1930, as compared with 504 the year before. Mexican War Engineers Buih Staunch Causeway AUSTIN, Tex. (UP)—Texas highway engineers have a high regard for the U. S. Army Engineers of Mexican Wnr days. They have just discovered that some' of the causeway work of Gen. Zacliary Taylor's forces is still in good state, after being undersea, for years. The causeway across Goca Chicn at the extreme southwest limit of the United States has been buried in sand and water for years. A recent Gulf hurricane changed the water line, and brought the old military causeway to view. of tho posts were cypress. The good condition of the Sypress posts after years caused little surprise but the engineers were astounded to find that the trunks of palm trees had also been used and-also were in good, preservation. Sets Enrollment Record OXFORD, O. (UP)—An all-time enrollment record was set by Miami University nt the opening of ils current term, when 2,4ea 'students matriculated, W. o. Smyscr,- registrar, reported. The previous enrollment record, 2,309, was set in 1931. Of this year's registration.! 1,100 arc new students, of whom 1 962 arc freshmen, Smyscr said. ' OUR BOARDING HOUSE It was built upuii pilcs^ Most i Read Courier News want' Afln. Bv AHerpj HOT SPRINGS. Ark. <UP>There are only about 11,000 Confederate veterans loft to answer roll call, Llcut.-acn. Harry Rene Lee, adjutant gencr.il to th2 commanrf- er-in-chicf of the United Confederate velerans, said on a visit liera Tensions era coins paid 7,300 of HEY JAKE /—NEXT TIME" YOU GET A BARGAIN IN "RINGS LIKE THW ONE YOU SOU} |gl "BUSTER,61VE TH'-BUGLE A %\ TOOT, /\NT w£LL BO A -&VT OF % ( "BARTER /—BUS TOOK TW RING TO A -JEWELER, AN" WE SAID TH' "DIAMOND WAS WORTH & BOO /—i—-AN' BUS -RAYQ YOU TH DIAMOND IS AN' t ONLY PA\t> >&3O FOR IT/ > BETTER START LETTING YOUR "BEAT^D GROW, SANTA CLAUS, YOU'LL BE GOING ON TH' SOON/

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