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PAGE BIATHEV1LLE, (ARK.)] COURIER NEWS THE BI.YTHEVILLE COURIEB NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HA1NES, Publisher Bole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dailies, Inc., New YorK, Chicago, De- trojt, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Svery Afternoon Except Sunday Kntcred as wcond class mater at the post office at Blytheville Arkansas, under act ot Congress, October 0, 1017. ' Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION HATES By carrier |n Hie City ot Blythcvllle, I5o per week, pr 650 per month. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, $3,00 per year, $1.50 for six months, 15e for three months; by mall in posta) zones two to six, Inclusive, $6.50 per year; In zones seven and eight ,510.00 per year, payable In advance. Industry As Willing to Bet on Amiil all of Diis tulle of economic depression and flmincin] difl'cnlty, there is always the danger thai Iho nation may lose sight of the brighter side of the picture. And there is it brighter side— burn not of mere wishful thinking or Polly- iinna optimism, but of cold figures revealing the extent to which industry and business have faith in the future. In the realm of plant construction alone, just six of Iho many proposed plans of expansion add tip to the imposing total of newly ?300,00(>,000 which is being .spent or will be spent during 1938. E. 1. <lu I'ont de Nemours & Co., one, of the nation's great industrial concerns, has announced plans to spend $38,000,000 on new construction dur- .inj? the coming year. The Aluminum Company of America is going ahead with a §26,000,000 expansion program begun in 1037 anil carried over into the new year, and announces it will maintain production schedules regardless of Iho volume of orders. Republic Steel Corporation is proceeding with work on its new $15,000,000 plant in Cleveland, undismayed by Hie fact that the national steel production rate right now is at the lowest level in years. Industrial Rayon Corporation is planning to open a new ? 12,000,000 plant (in Gainesville, 0., . in JuircV and recently announced plans to build jtnolli- ' or '15,000,000-1)01111(1 capacity factory to cost between ?7,000,000 and 810,000,000. The Ford Motor Cpmpany is in the midst of a building and expansion program which eventoally will cost ?<10,- 000,000. Floyd L. Carlisle, chairman of Consolidated Edison Company of New York, recently announced that his public utility would undertake an expansion and building program to cost ap- proy imatcly .? 1 1 2,000,000. Many other companies arc planning smaller additions to plant or equipment. And in addition, a recent .survey made from Washington showed that construction and modernization of such buildings as apartment houses, factories and office structures will lo- ta! §68,000,000 for the entire country during 1938. All of this does not even mention the OUT OUK. WAY millions of dollars being spent by business and industry in developing such fields as pre-fabricated housing, trans- Atlanlic and other airplane service, facsimile broadcasting by radio, and others. Lumped together, the evidence seems conclusive that the nation's businessmen, although perhaps none too pleased by present conditions, have not lost confidence in the future. I firing Families Hollywood thought it very funny when Paramount 1'icluros had to hire an entire family in order to sign up Simitna Asmara, a Malayan jungle girl, to play the lead in a forthcoming film. But American voters arc hiring whole families all (he time in order to get, I lie services of one man. In I (KM, -M int'tnliers of the U, S. House of Keprc'scntatives hired as- .sislilints or clerks of tlic same family name. Jn l!):!5, the number wiw 37; in 10:iG, ;M; and in 1037, 25. The Ifi.st lime n bill was proposed to prevent use of the annual $2,200,OCO clerk-hire appropriation for congressmen's relatives, it was shouted down with a lusty "No!" 1'aramounl is just a copy-cut. SATURDAY, JANUARY ii}, Publication In this column of editorials from other newspapers does not necessarily menu endorsement but Is an acknowledgment of Interest in Hie subjects rnsciisscd. Law Enforcement In The Second District The orderly conviction at Marion ol two ne- groes charged with a heinous crime that 'a most provocative nl the lynching spirit attracted nalioii-v.'idc nUcntion us a demonstration i>l respect tov law nud order ami opposition to inol) violence even under extreme provocation. But this trial in not nil that .stands to the credit ol Ihc courts and their ollicinls anil the pence officers or Ciitlcndcn county and the Secoml .Intlteiiil district. Since Ihc 1937 legislature passed an net cn- Inrijins the (lowers of local authorities, a "padlock" campaign in Die Second district !>ns resulted in (lie closing of some 05 dance halls, beer parlors and other resorts. In this action Prosecuting Attorney Bruce Ivy had the support mid co-operation of Sheriffs Howard Curlin of Crittendcn county; Hnle Jackson of Mississippi county; Charles Stacy of Cross conu- ty; J. D. DuBard of Poinsctl county; Tom Lane of Craiglieacl county; Robert Biashears of Greene county; Dnn WcLcod of Clay comity, and their respective deputies. The sheriffs of these seven Eastern Arkansas comities also Joined with Ihc prosecuting nl- torncy of (he district, iu a drive ayainst slot machines. \vitli, Die result that (lie operation of fiiicli machines has practically been .slopped. Tlie diminution of these EamWiiiK devices would have keen a law enforcement achievement by iUelf. The law enforcement authorities in the Second Judiclnl district seem to be writing a record for efficient "nnd, successful co-opcralion. It must be believed that (lie public has nlso co-operated, for generally shaking, local law- enforcement Is iikely lo reflect prevailing public sentiment. —Arkansas Gazette. By William! WHY, HE'S ALL RIGHT. HE WANTED TO GO PACKtM 1 SALT WITH ME AM ! HE JUST COULDNfT TAKE IT. ,,,,,. WHY MOTHERS ~6ET GRAY SIDE GLANCES By George Clark 'All right, if you don't let us use your pony we wm'l lei .voii |)lay mounted police wild us." IHIS CURIOUS WORLD POLe.1 " CACTOS, j A NEW TVPE, _ RECENTLY DISCOVERED , IN LOWER. RESEMBLES A ' POORU/-' CARVED' , TOTEM f^OL.El. MADE) BREAD tr AGES MORE IN-jr^ &A/E: &AY THAN, WHOLESALERS BREAD) DOES IN' S/X HOMEMADE bread makes up only. 10 per cent of the total consumed in the United State;,- today. Fifteen years -ago. 40 per ecu; was baked at home. Dextrine, plus properly balanced fngreillrjiis keeps the wholesaler's bread soft and fresh. NEXT: How lut)£ ilocs it lake a row In cat enough grass aim re Rrind it suilnljly for nssimilalimi <o produce one quarl of niilhV T. Jt Btt. n. 8. P»L Off. Braces and Orthope.dic Surgery .Help Paralysis Victims Use Limbs .'Ajj o This is Ihe third and last ol it .voiles of arllclcs in which Or. Fishbcin discusses treatment:; for infantile pnralysis. (No. 42I| BY DK. MOKKI.S risiH»:r\ Editor, Journal of the American Medical Assofration, and nf Hygola, lire Health Magazine U is Importanl during the period c! rehabilitation o( patients >vlio have recovered from infantile r.:ir- alysis that siiilab'.; bra:o.. rn:i rplints b? applied (o krr;> ttir '.issues in the most favorable por>i:ion-; for complete recovery. Dr. Fr.ink ob?r points mil (rut if a patient has ouc good baud, a good arm ami qnort bark iniiscl'r.-;. ho ran be lan-jlit. lo qct OKI of a chair, to walk, and to go up and doun stairs. Tltc«: activities r-n- able him to have a certain amount of mcieprndenrr, I" the 'liird shgc of recovery firm intantUc j-arahsis. everything is (Join' lo improve tile strength ami f'llirllnnni;; !)[ the lllli.-Olrs. '(lli.s i sta^e i;: usually caloulatotl as about' twr! years after mlcclisii with tlic i i disease. ] At this stage also it is :usUmiry j lo consider v.irious nc\v oix-ralions, j such ss transplanting toiuKms. • < iuinsm^ joints, and other rdubi'ii- jlalivr orthoprdir snru-cry (hut m:iy j lirlp ;:rca!ly Inward uscfulncw. I | Ahovn all, It is imiKMtanl i,> -A.H-II j a'-v.inst all sorts ot c|ii;jr's.', and | 'IU.IC'K institutions which rnrlp.ivor i to thrive by exploitation o! the' crippled. There air:oars to be some indica- imest Qlrl in ihe BY ADELAIDE HUMPHRIES CAST OF C'UAHACTKHS rO.\S'M.\r;K t'OIIIIV — bcrufnci Ylcliml clrl In tin- u'nrliL iJUIJT H AH 1)11 SI' V — licroi >irld K1 . liullilcr. iii)i).\i;v miAMio.v — tloanlt'u KA'i'li; HI.VN — Coilnlt'H "Jim- Lie." X * * Y*-i*ltril;tj't Drill/I^ HuulU wllh llrrt HurJi,!), Connie I» rxprrl- I'uctnc » vu»t ndvciLliirc. And Him t t,|r car «kld«, nuddculj, *l<krriti, K l). ' CHAPTER IX "JHEY had skidded into a ditch, facing Hie bank, which was fortunate. At flic other side of the road there was a sheer drop of more than a thousand feet. "Even Ibis is bad enough," Bret said! "If only you could drive . . ." "But I can!" "You can!" Apparently he had not counted on such good fortune. "Do you suppose; you eould hack up on to (he road, if I stand outside and give directions?" She said she could do her best. She felt she could do anything, with him to guide her. Without ftirllior delay, she slipped into the driver's seat as Bret jjot out. "Don't slam on the brakes too quickly!" Bret warned. "Do exactly as I tell you. Remember that drop on ihe left— I don't know," he shook his head, "maybe I ought not lo let you attempt it." Her eyes met his. There was no hesitancy or tear in llicm. "Didn't I tell you I'm not afraid, Bret ir.-n-dcsty? You'd let me try it if I were ;i man, wouldn't you?" "That's just it . . ." '•That is it exactly! We're not Koing lo park here all night just irenuse I happened to have been >orn a lady!" Her laugh was .-is say as lliough she would not be laking her very life in her. small bands in another moment. "Okay," he agreed shortly; but die did not miss the flash of ud- niralion in hjs dark eyes. "Throw icr into reverse — easy, remember! Stop (he second I shout out ill you —and don't forget the emergency!" next few moments were ones Connie was never to forget; moments during which, ears strained for Bret's directions, she shitted gears, twisted and turned with all her young strength, kept a steady nerve as well as her wits ;ibout her. But she managed lo back on to the road at last. Climbing in beside her, Bret rankly 'mopped his forehead in relief. "I wouldn't want to live Ihrough that every day!" ho told iier. "But I do want to do something. Pay my respects to n very gallant lady — a game little sport." Connie had received many compliments from many men, but none had ever pleased her quite so much. Then, once more they were on their way. When they reached their des- Unation it was long past midnight. The village was asleep under its blanket o£ snow, its litlle group of houses nestling close. High on a hill the tall steeple of ils little white church rose against the mountains, keeping watch over all. * * * 'THIS was where Katie Blyn, who had been Constance Corby, was lo live and work, dream and play; Ihis where she was lo try her wings, find that freedom so long sought. 'Like it?" Bret asked, at her side. He seemed to sense her mood, almost her thoughts. "It may not appear Very grand—unless you have the seeing eye. But you'll find it friendly and kind and simple. I hope," he added with those same qualities, "you will find much more than that. Maybe your heart's desire!" They had pulled up now in front Of a square brick^house that sat well hack on the Main Street. Its walls were almost complelely covered with ivy lliat still clasped its green leaves; its wide porch was supported by tall colonial columns; over the door was an exquisite fanlight, delicately wrought. A row of stately elms Jlankcd Die crumbling walk. "Why, this house must be over a hundred years old!" Connie exclaimed. "It must have been a perfectly lovely house in its day." "Slish!!" Bret put a linger to his lips. They had come through the gate; he placed her bag on the steps. "It still is, my dear young lady! Aunt Bertha—as I iold you everyone calls her—she thinks it the finest mansion in the whole country-side, I'll have you understand. And, one other thing," bis eyes twinkled warningly, "you will be her guest. No West .Virginia lady ever takes in boarders, or accepts the smallest charity, you know." "I'll not forget," Connie promised. They could hear movement inside the house now; a bolt shot back; the big door opened. A woman peered out, holding high a candelabrum; her head was wrapped in a lacy cap; her huge person enveloped in a faded old flannel robe. "Well, vx\\," her face fairly beamed, "if it isn't Breton. And someone else with you? That's nice. Come in, come in!" * * * CHE might have been clothed in the finest raiment, receiving royalty, her manner was so warm and hospitable, so dignified and sincere. Bret performed lions; explained the delay that caused them to arrive so late, and that Miss Blyn was lo help in Ihe camp office. He said ho hoped she would find (hat sho could lake Miss Blyn in, and make her feel at home. "As if a friend of yours would not be heartily welcome!" There was reproach in the small, merry eyes; they rested on him with motherly affeclion. "That is more lhan enough for me. I'd be right happy to have you, as my guest, Miss Blyn. I'll have Eloise show you to the soulh room; you'll find it the most pleasant. And if you'd / like to wash up, my boy, I'll «ee' ' what I can do, meantime, about n bit of something warm. You bolh must be famished!" "No need to bother!" Bret y>ro- lesled. "I'll go on over lo Ihe hotel; see if they've still held my same room ..." "You'll do no such thing!" Mrs. Parson reproved him. She acted as (bough being disturbed at midnight, and preparing a bile to eat for her guests, was an ordinary occurrence. A girl had come down the stairs as far us the landing. She, too, wore a faded, plain wrapper; but she was a very prelty girl. Connie had never seen such hair. It Imng, like a cloak of glory, nearly lo her waist; it was the color ot burnished copper. "Come on down, Eloise," her moilicr called. "It's Bret, come home. I reckon you all won't be sorry to hear that!" Her voice held a teasing note; her chins shook with suppressed laughter. "He's brought a friend— which should please you as well, since (here are few girls your own age and kind to make friends wiili . . . Come on down. Bid them bolh welcome." The girl came down, though somewhat reluctantly. She started lo hold out a slim hand toward Brel, but he laughed, bent his head, gave her cheek a brief caress. "Why so formal!" be- cbided. "I don't believe you're one bit glad I'm back." Then to Con- ' nie: "Eloise and I grew up together; she's practically the same as my own sister. As Aunt Bertha said I, too, hope you girls will become great friends." Connie extended a hand; (lit; girl accepted ii, murmured a quid greeting. But there was no wet- cone in her face, not much friend-- liness. Connie knew the reason. This was the girl whose heart would have been broken, as the old mountain woman had said, had Bret .HardestV; brought 1 home 'a •• ' bride. (To Be Continued)' •iudenl Pulls Puppet Strings To Meet Bills RII'ON, Wis. (UP)—John Panst- lan. nipou college student, found lat lie had to pull strings to gel imself through college. But, the (rings lie pulls are not of the po- Ucal kind. They are attached to is puppet troupe whose pcrform- nce.s before school and college udicnccs arc helping him pay ex-1 crises. , i Finistimiii is only 19 and a frcsh- lan in the college, but, he is a cleran of eight years experience 'ith ^hLs performiiifr dolls. He or- ianizcd his troupe in Seattle, Vash.. when he was 11 and has mprovcd and enlarged bis cast, ro|is and repertoire regularly since hen. His presentations now include The Three Little Pigs." "The Gold Rug," "Little Riding Hood." illc skits which he has devised, j Faiislman is looking forward to renewing his acquaintanceship with Tony Sarg .when that veteran P"iwl«er makes an appearance on itie campus here. 'Gizzard Stone' From Dinosaur Is Discovered MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (UP) — Definite proof of the existence in Minnesota of dinosaurs during the Mcso7.oic era have been fpuncl here by Mrs. C. H. Stauffcr, wife ol a professor of ecology at the University of Minnesota. The evidence, a "gizzard stone" from one of the huge prehistoric reptiles, was found by Mrs. St-auf- fer at a foot of a clift near Lake City while accompanying her husr band on a field trip. Although the presence of dinosaurs In ibis section has previously been indicated. Dr. StauIIer declares the "gizzard stone" is the ically n.-; Sjiakopee limestone. Weighing more than three ounces it was highly polished and worn smooth. Dr. Slaufter said it- evidently had been swallowed with Ihe dinosaur's food. f,- om „ formation known geolog- Fish Slory Wilh Proof VULCAN, Alta. (OP) — Three fishermen here can prove their fish story by a photograph. They had hooked a ID'i-pmmd pike at take McGregor. 'When they were hauling it into the boat, a 20 \i-- pouna fish swallowed Iheir first catch— and was successfully landed. Announcements The courier News has been au- Ihorizcd lo make formal announcement of the following candidates for public office, subject (o thc| Democratic primary August B. For County Treasurer H, L. '(BILLy) GAINES Tor Sheriff and Collector HALE JACKSON OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoopk lion thai infantile paralysis Is in- crra.vini;. No one knaivs where in fantilc paralysis will strike next ii epidemic form. But scientists an working to find a means of proven lion and of control. In some parts of the countr; facilities are still lacking for suit able care of the crippled chii after the infection has passed. Ir many large cities, there are curs live workshops which give opp^r tunity to lhr crippled to earn . living. In mo-4 ot lh n country, liow ever, sucli (uriiitics arc not avail able. Thir. yenr the proceeds from l.h rclebralion i,\ dip president's >>irl)i day will he used to establish n na tioual foundation to build a four v.nv tHtack !i»aiiist Uiis disease. T-i that a!tick, the first battalio will be scientific research into the nature of the organism, its method of Infection, early diagnosis of the disease, and possible methods of prevention. The second Initiation will be concerned with ,~icp; to be taken when epidemics Uneaten. The thiut will be cngnscd in education, tellinj parents and doctors how to take car c of Ihc sick and how to prevent crocked backs, curvature of thp spine, twisted bodies and contracted limbs. The fourth battalion will give ils money and iij, attention to lii»-pi- tals. lo climes and lo. curvnfurc workshops lor the Immediate restoration n! human \vrccs3SC- Read Courier News Want Ads. YES, OA^OkJ, WE ARE TO MEET AAR BLITZ. OP BLITZ, BLITZ. % MC LEW* AT.-rt-lEfR OFFICES, WHERE WE WILL TAKfc <CHABc3e OF THE GOLD .' HAR- R-M-UAAPH f WELL PO t RECALL -THE Mfo LAST CASB OF THIS KlWD THAT X ^^ WAS OM—-THE GREAT FLEET STREET 60LP -ROBBEKV ATTEMPT—SMOOTIMQ FiVE aUARPS, THREE BAWWTS At APE OFF WITH ^ S,000,OOO ^—,PRER4C FOR ALL OOTASIOWS, X HAQ MY RUMWIMG SHOES OM, AMD OVER— TAKIXiS THEM BEFORE THEY (JAP 60ME A BLOCK,! CORNEREDTMHM •RLJNMIM' SHOES/ "PAT'S A GREAT IPEA, /MISTAH MA JAM——••MAYBE AM'D 8ETTAH <3O BACK AM LACE MAH D06S IW A PAIR OB ALVIW's SRKED J —"— V u IW ABLIK1D ALLEY/ m e®&^3 ^ I7|r7iQ Onl^i v Lt^^- HAMDCUFF '- HIAA TO AM AMCHOR,

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