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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1938 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS. PAGE STIFFENING US "'Save Our Jobs 5 Tiny Nation Socks To Close Military Door Between France, Germany BY MII.TON NEA Service Slall' Correspondent I.ONnON, Feb. 4.--Llttle Switzerland, long famed for her neutral stand in international politics, usl luis become infected by the r • jitters" which plague ito ivst or Euioix?. Time was when the Swiss did nol spend much money on a defensive army. Lacking in iminy natural riches, there was small reason why anybody should covet their mountainous territory, lie- sides they hud in Geneva the seal of the League of Nations. But the Sv,'iss have been doiiis some serious thinking recently. In the World War, Belgium was invaded by the Germans, .so as to ninke n surprise attack upon I'Vaiice. Not so long ago Belgium withdrew from any military alli- unce with France and outre more declared herself neutral. Hitler's Geruiany al once recognized Belgium us n neutral. This means LI promise tlial, if that next war happens, German troops will not once more seek to cross throuuh Belgium territory. Germans Would Gain Most By Neutrality Violation The French-German frontier has been made almost impregnable by the famous Maginot line of lorti- • fryntions.. But the frontier between I Vrancc and Switzerland is not thus L'lortifled. r '\ Weighing up the possibilities, in | ca.se of 'a Franco-German conflict, French violation of Swiss territory is highly improbable. Once through Switzerland, French troops would be confronted by Ihe Rhine and the hills and thick trees of the Black Forest and would be far away from any real German objectives. But a German thrust through Switzerland would flank the Maginot line, avoid the Vosges mountains, bring the invaders into the. basin of the Saone river and j threaten the great city of Lyons i and important railway lines to! that part of France which lies on the Mediterranean. In crashing through Switzerland, a German army would have the advantage of avoiding most of the great Alpine ranges and taking advantage of low ground and river valleys. Army jKepjrfiinized • /On Moder ; ri^1,1 lies A jTue Swiss* are therefore rapidly ^ ir/Or-gamzing (.heir army scheme. Instead of six divisions, there will be nine, with three independent mountain brigades. Four of these divisions will watch the German Frontier, one being based near Lake Constance and three near the Rhine. Two will watch the Jura mountain frontier, thus keeping an eye on France. Two divisions will be a reserve based on Berne and Lucerne and ready to march in liny direction. The. ninth division will garrison the St. Golhard fortifications and a mountain brigade will be an oul[>ost down Itil\ way, in the Ticino. One mountain brigade will cover the Simplon tunnel and another the St. Mamice formications which are design ed to block the Rhone valley near Lake Geneva. Money has been spent by the Swiss in increasing the artillery mm. Each division will have a company of nine guns 1 let anti-tank purposes. Each div\ Wo n wi|l. also have light tnnks. The cavalry brigades are being al most completely motorized, having machine guns, anti-tank guns and armored, cars. The air force Is to be increased to 300 fast planes of Swiss manufacture and design. In all strategic points in the mountains nnd hills there are being built observation and listening posts as well as nests for antiaircraft nnd anti-tank guns. Near the Rhiue frontier, in the passes through the Jura mountains nnd in the Alps on the southern border, chains of small fortified works are being constructed. To man these. Swiss citizens, living in their Immediate neighborhood, arc being specially trained as frontier defense brigades so that they can be mobilized within a few hours They will have light artillery, machine guns and anti-tank artillery. Defenses Rumored Defensive devices that- are nol officially reported, but rumored, nre: Devices whereby, when necessary any bridge in Switzerland may be Instantly blown up by electricity. Iron gates, let into all main roads, which can be lifted by machinery in front of an invading army, blocking the path of armored cars nnd even of light tanks. I)i<:i!t:'cs Arise With 3,000,000 Workers Al- fwlccl In' 26 Months 1!V \YIU.IS TIIOKNTON NI.'A Srivli-p SlalV rorre.simmlfliit WASHINGTON, Feb. 4.— The N;i- I'onul Labor Relations IJourd. charged under the Witguer Act with uiiiglng the practice mid procedure of collective bargaining," is right In the middle these days. On one side nro employers foc- ing it us denying them a fair show. On the other are various labor j | )C en upheld 'lei.s \vh» accuse It of partiality itm'iml one organisation or another, And right on ton of It (U the moment Is Senator FdwarOH.nurke of Nebraska, who Is demanding that it be invcstlgnled as unfair, unjudicial, an intimldnlor and a persecutor. The i/iboi 1 Board takes nil Ihls with Kiirprlslng culm. In nl) Us 2H months of existence, It has not vet seen a ibv without seme khi'l of n furore. In n sense, furore is its business. Millions Affected With a personnel of fewer than COO employes, making It one of Ihe smallest of the Independent agencies of the government, the board in its first 2C months has directly aircctcd the condition of almost 3,000,000 workers. It handled, up lo December 1, more (han 10,500 cases. Mori 1 than 7000 of these have been closed, leaving 3492 cases pending on December 1, last. Of the cases closed. 4,117 were b« agreements or consent elections, thus settling Ihe statin nf tn^Vo |i uln n million men without, formal procedure. It has conducted 867 Industrial elections. In which 321.050 votes were cast. It has obtained rcfnslatcmenl. of 7175 workers discharged through discrimination, usually key men. It has handled 1211 strike eases, obtaining settlement of 019. and Its mill hearings. Not 400 casi'.s havr gone throuuh to ilnal decisions, i lint If fiu'ts vviiiTunl. a compliant Is Issued by Ihe reeloiwl board, :tnd . lu'iirluBs held, with witnesses called | before trial examiners, nearly nil r of whom nre lawyers dnnvliin an I average' uf $4800 a your. I", 'lilt' examiner umy even llu-n dismiss i)u> cast', or lie- may m:iki> a decision ordering certain piuc- .llces sHi|)]j ( .(l, wrlllyiiiv, a union us the proper IniruululiiK iim'iil (or the i-oiupliilulnif workers, or Ing reinstatement of Ihu.si- unlawfully discharged. The uimultU' record Is (lion K-III (o (he NLHI) In Washington review. The bwnd Itself m:iv )mv further oral hem-ings and consider ml(Vlioi)n) l>rlrfs on both sides. Then It unites ils fin:il ruling: Conn Mrrisioii'i 1'avorable If this is contested In 1 Ihe i.>i»- Plove. uHerli'd, Ilieliciiirdimisl liivn to the Olu'iiit Omul, uf Appeals for an ciifni'ciiijr order, or the ornoliv IT must turn to Hie same court for relief. In 17 cases out of W thus context ed su far, I lie lx:nr<l Ins OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoople Washington saw its biggest "leg show" of the. year when r.dclphia hosiery workers marched up Constitution .avenue swinging Ilk-clad ankles, as shown here, to protest a Japanese silk boycnt- :)imsored by the capital's society strata. White the debutantes held . "Life Without Silk" fashion show, the hosiery workers took then tise io the White House. They pointed out thai 3 boycott on could close 130.000 jobs, since nearly all silk stockings are.fimde in , the United States. All this is rasllng iibom sa.finriwi n vein-. Hie <-x»i>i'(Hire for I'K'.B-'l IwihB in dispute. There ai'f those salaries as hullfiited. In II)" (iscal v<Mi imo ]t is |roln<! lo cost nrouiKl $25.o»« lo nvini M),. Winl';. decisions, nml $.10.1)00 will IIP spent for (ranserlpt ol records. Electl in piweduic-prinlliiK <>t ballots -.ind notices—will cost nnolher $2G,(l!K). HiMins uf Tfstliniiny H <;ri'lir" iii tv:iii'-'Tlm -if reeurdi seems :, |,,t. ,„)(,. tliiil the Inland Q lei-i en.--,, piled up IK,Mi) paws of lestimchv. :IIM| KII did the Hethle- hein Stcei rn-a; Tlie • Weli'lon rase has passed M,no« pntjes, and no end Is In sight after the 23d week o! heailncs. It. took a board lawver 10 weeks just to analyze I lie .VJlfi r>noo.s rrf l?<»llll)vtOlt-Rnil(l tc'Sll- mony, aiul ICOO sub|X>enas were issued to clarify a single point In the Inland case, •i >,,.,,. | K n ( | c i\nu c svvinj to be found In the nature of comnlalnls comiiiK before the regional boards. Al first coni|>lnl>il.s nbont niifnlr practices, discrimination and the like, dominated four to one. Now there is an almost four to three predominance bf cases Involving representation. Boai'l otfinhils see in this evidence that the Wagner /let Is gradually meriii" down ty a more orderly system as bolh employer and cm- olove become more lamllinr will their rights under II. YES, CHIEP, IHE FACT THAT MY GOOD WIFE HAD COKJCEALIHP THE FAMILY PLATE LJMPEP, THAT MATTRESS HAD SLIPPEP HER MIND, SO PGTAINlWG THE LACS [S A MISTAKE, AMP UKJPER THE I'LL WIPE CHARGE THEM OFF BLOTTER MURPHY, BRlMe fME THREE PRISOWERS L WILL HAVE MO REASOK1 TO PROS- THEM I Ak), CAW HE SPlKI 'EM= He Gets Death months ago under a project, author- i/cd by Congress for studying new industrial uses for (he soybean and its products. The department is co- oi]eiatin(.f with state experiment stations in 12 states. The new soybean varnish is i standing up well under weather tests lasting seven months, H. T. Herrick, in charge of the laboratory wcrk. said. A high-grade spar varnish exposed on the same test panel filled completely in five months, he said. "This work." Herrick -said, "indicates that properly treated soybean oil can lie substituted up to 100 per cent for the oil constituent in n considerable number of varnishes without impairing (hetn." actions have averted 483 threatened strikes. Flooded With Lawsuits The board started oireriUitiE tole in 1935. The greatest Influx of its cases came after the Siroreme Court validated the Warner Act In April. 1037. The recent decision that courts mav not enioin its proceedings, though courts must be depended on to enforce its decisions, will 'probably further increase the board's burden of work. At one Twins Born Monday At Dyess Colony Hospita DVKFS. Ark., Feb. 4.—Twin were born here at the Dyess lies pital Monday, January 31, lo Mi and Mrs. H, L. McVcy. The babies a boy and a girl, weighed seve pounds each and have not yet bee '"mod. The McVcys have other children, boys. ' WAUNIN'O Oltmilt N THK CHANCERY COURT. CIllCKAaAWIlA 15 I STRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. Irs. Kanile lllch, Plaintiff, vs. No. Mutt \dain High. Defendant. The defendant Adam High t.s varned to appear within thirty lays In the cauit named In the •aptlon hereof and answer the loiuplatnt. of Ihe plnlntilt. Mrs. •linnle Iliyh, Dated Ihls 1\ day of January, 10.18. II. M. CRAIG. Clerk Hy Kllxabeth islythe. D. C, Ed li. Cook, Ally, for I'ltt. E. E. Alexander, Atty. for Def. iSea!) 28-4-11-18 i cmne Vl 4 s fret I \Aie. R George Wells, 21. sits impassively—awaiting death by the electric chair—in Akron. O., after being found Ruilty of murdering a restaurant operator during a holdup Inst December. An IB-year-old Criend. Roger Kegg, also was convicted but got a life prison sentence. Apple Parings Yield Small Gold Nuggets VANCOUVER. B. C. (UP)—The mythical Garden of the Hesperi- clcs. where the three golden apples grew, seems to hnve a modern counterpart somewhere In British Columbia. Two housewives, living several cores of miles apart, report fmd- I 1115 small sold nuggets "the. size of a iiinhead" in apple parings. No satlsfMtory explanation has brcn offered. The apples are be| lievcd to have come trom the Ukiinauan valley. I time it had to defend !)4 Injunction suits with which employers were trying lo deny its jurisdiclon. HirWn a"""' on two doors of a downtown office building, without impressive quarters of its own, the NLRB Ls less well known than many a government bureau which directly affects fewer people. Here the three board members draw their SIO.OOO a year—Chairman J. Wavven Madden. Donald Wakefield Smith and Edwin .S. Smith. With 30 cr 40 hearings every workinc* tlnv. you can see that the board itself can't hear them nil. It doesn't try. In onlv n cases has the board itself actually taken direct jurisdiction. It has. instead, set up regional offices in 21 cities. H is to Ihcse offices that employes go with llieir complainls. , Don't Like youngsters Such complaints are investigated first by field examiners who may draw as low as $3000 a year. Some of the bitterest complaints against the board have come from "big- shot" industrialists forced to submit lo interview by young and inexperienced field examiners. A good quarter of the complaints Tiled never get any farther than this, but are dismissed as trivial or irrelevant. About one in every two and a half is settled out of hand to the satisfaction of both parlies. Of the 1000 cases disposed of, ncar- l ly 90 per cent never came lo for- City Pig Stand Is Damaged By Blaze The Citv Pij; stand, in Hie 100 block of West Main street adjoining Kirklndall's store, was sliahtly damaged by fire at 10:45 o'clock' lliis morning. The blir/.e started from a gasoline stove. Chester Lewis is operator of the place. WAKNINCi OKOKIt IN THE CHANCERY COURT CH1CKASAWBA DISTlllC'l MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, All KANSAS. Clcmmie. Uracldock, 1'lalnllir, vs. No. GG15 IJndscy Brnddock, Defendant. The defendant Llntlscy 13raddoc is warned lo appear wilhln thirl days in the court named In th caplion hereof and answer th complaint of the plainttil Clcmml Brnddock. Haled this 28lh day of .hinimr I DM. ' H. M. CRAIG, Clerk By EHwbclh Blythe, D. C C. F. Cooper, Ally, for Pllf. Gene K. Hnulley, Atty. ad Ulcm. 28--I-11-18 BoosU-r Club Flnunfs Wl'A JUDSON, N. D. (UP)—When the WPA refused the application of the Judson Booster Club for aid in building a dam on the Heart river, local people went ahead and built their own dam. A party to celebrate the completion was held. COMMISSIONUH'S SAI.K I wild decree Is hereby given Hint tlto ivitli ndir.slijned commissioner, In com- llanirc with the terms of a-decree endcral by tlic Chancery Court, or the Chlckn.snwba District of lt.«.slssl|>]>l County, Arkansas, on w 27th dny of September, 1937, 'herein Nelil Reed, Ounrdlan of nines Elvln Hood, aud bum Mn- ntt, Trustee, vviis 1'lalntllV, No. ti51U iid' l.oulse RobcrUs Joluuion and .diner Johnson were Defendants, :lll sell nl public Auction to the dullest nml best bidder, for ciisii, in n credit of three months Cl). it the front, door of. the Court louse, between the hours prcscrlb- :d by law. In the City of Hlythc- 'Ille, Arkansns. on the !S4lli day if I'Y'bnmry. 1DUII. 1 the following eal estntc, to-wit: Lot seven (7), Ulock eljjh- teen (18), Edwin Robinson Addition, lo blythcvlllc, Arkansas aud being carved out of the Southeast corner of the Northwest n. mirier of the Southwest, ciimrtcr of Section sixteen (16), Township fifteen (15), North. Range eleven (11) East. Also lot three CD, Block one CD. Allison Addition to Mlyllievlllc. Arkim-ssis.; Snld sale will be hurt to 'satisfy In the sum of {574.0B, (a) \ier cent Interest rom September 27, 1937. \ ' The purchaser nt said sale will ic required to execute bond with il)]irovcd .security, to secure the utynient or itlie purchase, money. Hid n lieu will be retnliie'd upon nit) property us nddUlomil secur- ty for the pnymenl of such piir- hrtse money. Wlliu'ss my'hand nnd '' the seal 'f said Court, on this, the 3rd rtny if Fcbi'unry 1038. ADDISON aMlTH Siwcinl Coinmls.sloncr Iii Chflnccry (Seal) 4-u I QUALITY FOODS MEATS GROCERIES We pay highest prices on poultry at all times. SAVE MONEY AT S GAINES MKT. 118 W. Main Phone 03 Hrau c'ouner New* Want A<U Drs. Wert & Wert OPTOMETRISTS Over Joe Isaacs' Store "WE MAKE 'EM SEE" Phone 640 McCormick-Dcering Bush and Bog Tractor Disk Harrow FOR HEAVY DUTY HAULING . ONLY $395.00 1936 Ford V-8 CC DW 157 in. Truck Motor iicrfcct, now ;i2xlj II. D. Tires, Stake Body. A stctil al P95.0n. Only SKiO.CJO down nnd ?20.00 per mnnth. PHILLIPS MOTOR COMPANY Phone 810 Federal Bureau Develops Soybean Oil for Varnish WASHINGTON (UP)—Anew 100 per cent, soybean oil varnish which dries rapidly and has good waler and weather resistance has been developed by Ihe industrial farm products research division of the Department of Agriculture. The research work was begun 18 Want lo sell Urick KUIs. on North 2nd St. Real liargain for permanent investment. 0. O. Cnudill THIS COUPON ENT1TI.KS VOII TO A BATTKRY RECIIARGK rott 5c Good Until March 1st NATIONAL MAJESTIC BATTERIES SAFETY AND PLAIN AUTO GLASS INSTAU.K1) WIIOLESAI,E AND RETAIL F. L. KNGLKK AUTO PARTS 138 E. Main St. I'honc 818 MY CAR'S ALWAYS O.K .. WHY? Because I lei Lee Motor Sales keep it in A-l contli- lion. Tlioy have modern equipment lo ii" tlie job viglit. Their Prices arc right, too. COMPLETELY MODERN AUTO REPAIR SHOP FOR Your Every Automobile Need LEE MOTOR SALES, INC. Oldsmobile & G.M.C. Trucks & Trailers 3(17 K. MAIN ST.' S "" ' ' PHONK 320 A Strong, Light Harrow Built for Work Behind Smaller Tractors { T^OR a number of years there has been an increasing need | •*- for a light bush and bog tractor disk harrow for use with r trie smaller sizca of Farmalls and other tractors. The new j McCormick-Dccring Light Bush and Bog Tractor Disk , Harrow meets this need. It has an unusually strong truss- j- type angle-steel frame and big 20 or 22-inch cut-out disks j (paced 9 inches apart. '. The cut-out disks cut stalks better than conventional disks and prevent uncut stalks and trash from being pushed ahead of the disks. Wide spacing provides good penetration. The weight boxes are extra large and strong. The crimped-center disks are extra heavy gauge and are heat treated. Full-blade, rigid-type, heat-treated scrapers are adjustable and keep the entire inside of the disks clean without attention from the operator. Two sizes are available—a 6}-foot slie with eight disks, and an 8-foot tize with ten disks. Ask us for complete information. DELTA IMPLEMENTS, Inc. Distributors for the McCorniick-Deering Full Line of Farming Equipment 12 South Second KiyHieville, Ark. Red Seal*Royal Oak Wrigley Tht^m.irt, modern way Ink in die & fire Onk llnrriicnnrt Cliartoal. llanish Ihe trouble- Mmc hunt for kind line wood, dangwof btuis- t*i finders and splinters. JUST crumple f\me paper in gratr, sprinkle a douhfc handful f>fChnrco.il frotn Ihe handy Piper bait. UINITK, H Uurn-t Quickly with $lra4y. inknsc he-it. Add Fuel. Charcoal will not .smolhrr. OaK'naniirMiCharcoal w clean, economical, easy tooblain. •rf'T/T.VO Sf ft FIREPLACES - FURNACES . STOVES OTHER USES: HEAT or HOT WATER I BOILING or IRONING CAMfING PICNICS BANNING PRESERVING FEEDING HOGS I SOLD "K a KIII. i AT YOUR NEAREST STORE m u m.i>in.t>. uivntis. tt.s.v. rnr. nnmniic.

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