The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 17, 1937 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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PAGE FOUfc (Aiu) v COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1937 THE flLYTHEVIIvLE COURIER NEWS •^TWK COURIER 4NE\VS CO., PUBLISHERS. '• ;: J; O. R. BABCOCK,Editor H .W. HAINES. Ad vet Using Manager Pole national Advertising Rcproscn In lives: frfcansac Dailies, Inc., New York Chicago, Ontrolt, SI. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis 'Published Every -Afternoon, Except Sunday •Entered as second class .natter at tlio post office at Blythe'llle, Arkansas, under act of Congress. October 9, 1017. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION tlATES By currier Ui llio City of U'.ythcvlllo, ifc per «.erk. or 65c per month. By mal!, within n radius of 53 miles, *3.00 per year. SI 59 for siv months, 75o for three months; by mall In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, S6.50: per year; In zones seven mid eight, $10.00 cer year, payable In advance. The Bond Program from Little Hock Uwl ii has been reached in the fight over Govoi-nor Bailey's liigliway bond refundiiiB program is good news. After all the important thing is Unit the slate take advantage ot the opportunity to rewrite its big road debt on more favorable terms. How and by whom the job is acco'mplished nrc secondary matters. .As things stand it appears that the refunding program will be authorized virtually in the form it was lirst submitted by Governor Bailey. Such changes and restrictions as are in prospect eflect the essence of the plan not at all and in fact, according to the governor, .simply make mandatory a course of procedure which he intended to follow anyway. Apparently they will serve the additional purpose of providing a face-saving : "oiit'' for certain gentlemen at the capital who permitted themselves''to become 'involved in what seems to have been tan entirely unnecessary iiuarrel with the governor over the matter. 'The political mind will probably always be beyond the untler.stnnding of those accustomed to the more' direct , mental processes which ordinarily are used in the transaction of human affairs in other spheres. If a private corporation found that its improved financial condition or other circumstances pel milled it to rewrite ."its . debt on more,favorable terms-it would go ahead and do it as "a mi'.Uer (if course/and none of its officers would 'Wink of claiming any particular credit for following so logical a course. But when the state is confronted with a similar opportunity H appears that nothing can be done until arrangements are made for a proper allocation of all the political' capital that can be, madu out of the transaction. So long as thai has to be ,the case, •we see no reason why in the present instance, the governor should not cut the major portion of the cake. After all he took the initiative in the matter and if the program can be put. through any resulting political credit properly belongs to him. Tlie Chinese /Pay For ways that are dark, and tricks that arc vain, the Chinese are reported to be peculiar. J?ul there docs seem to be .some method to their peculiarities. On their New Year's holidays, according to a news item, Chinese creditors picketed public bath houses throughout old Cathay. Tn the steaming baths inside, debtors huddled miserably, faced with a soaking of several days before the old year ended. Chinese tradition, it seems, demands settlement 'of all accounts before the end of the old year, and bath houses are the lime-honored refuge for would-be welshers. Many Americans have debtors who blithely and brazenly postpone paying off, Wouldn't it be swell if these pests, like those of China, could be compelled to undergo the ordeal of a long broiling every year end? (I. Penally of Greed A news story from a Michigan paper provides another bit of evidence of human folly. Five men had good jobs in a county oli'ice. A slick-tongticd young man came along and told them that, for $50 from each, lie could gct them better jobs with the state. They immediately (jtiit (heir jobs, put up their $250, and waited. And waited. The glib job salesman vanished, leaving them minus the money and their jobs. These unfortunate men, and.,thou- sands''of other people who have been viclimiml by swindlers, would have done well to remember and heed the moral of a lale written by a sage of long ago. The parable told of a dog which, with a big, juicy bone in his mouth, Svas,crossing a bridge, and noticed his "reflection in the water. Seeing this" . flther (log with what appeared a bigger bone, he opened his month to seize -it, and dropped his own in the water. Aihcrlcnii men are marvelous, the best, look- i ing. nv)il the .nicest I've seen anywhere. -,-Sfl'hiiiui Benitclairc, French actress,.... -..•.-,... We wish no victories but those 'of pence, no territory except om- own, anil no sovereignty except our sovereignty over ourselves. —The late Elihu Hoot, noted lawyer, commenting on -the Latin-American policy. :*•;'* * ' ''" • No, I have no : plans, for expiration. The world is getting to be so well known, where is one to head for? —Lincoln Ellsworth, noted explorer. * t * I am not sure that housing is not at the beginning ot a great deal of crime. —Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt. ••'*.. * My purpose is to strengthen the administration of justice and to make It a more effective servant of public liccd. — President Roosevelt, explaining his program for Judiciary reform. * *• * Our contention is that the airways should have ccnsiclerntion with tho highways, the railways, and the waterways. -E. Gorrell. president, Air Transport Association, urging an appropriation for the airways. SIDE. GLANCES By Gcorgo Clark --• r | jSJSSSsKJWaSS^KUiiH ''.'I! ,'i M&M. J'-D '.*. '^IH>w^ Wtec^ •CXK> T. •.< ii-^L . ' ^>P^1!SN <^y S A'J" v! ^ r ^ <<?& " : "' fos - "I Siiid I wanted a rocin where I could hear the ocean oar—not the drip of a faucet." lllvivilEf;::ll]ii; i!it! iiinril niJMTIIII 111. AM:. llrlll>li flmui- «'ler. iilmnril UAIll/lll.V HOCEf- 'i'flvi- »«'* Into a SAV.UiE'fj ynt'lit, eef KHTTKBI.VCI 111:1*0 of I'liiilUfllnK l.'iu-li of diL' wMj IIIUKMlr Involved 111 Tluw fiirliHlc I,.\| XKriiNAi.u mui jiiis. joctti.i'.vt CIHI.Vl' I>(IKU()I.M! I III- IHSIIOl' <>!-' HUM!:, oml iAOSl'!;.K IMV.V- SJ». Only MCHU1.AS STOM.1IIT, Jlhiiic 1 :! Hci!ri-lnry, :iii|i»-iir* nljovc? MlKllirloU :.!»«. !,p Ml,. I 111 till- }-:u'IK'x tuuiixo nil iltirln;: I lit! I'l- rlo:l lit u^tfcli |hn vrloi',' iv::u oli- motive ft.c H ((Jin iu>:isr - ci In • for tllTtuer III Imir rihT Illlcl iKf Nllhoi 1)11. (10, lumpy. Klil utoiid fd with i> ctiunli Imrl n Ilitu ;•;:.! inollVO— rt'. lluU l!:i>rt- ihilhtrs - luirl livc'fl ItttiK rooiiKli utlt; ;i jiuT^fi- uit't Itni'k- t/t-.ri'Sy KHInur tlr.- --iiniii THIS . CURIOUS WORLD £Z Ferguson. .vov/ co n.v WITH Tin: STOIIV CHAPTER XIX DETECTIVE OFFICER NEAME'S SHORTHAND NOTES OF DETECTIVE OFFICER KETTKR- ING'S EXAMINATION OF LADY WELTER'S MAID, MILDRED SHORT. jr. Come in, Mildred. Just • few miestionc I want lo ask you about what happened on the night Mr. Blnne met his death. M.: Yes, sir. K.: What lime did Lady Welter ring for you to come along and help her dress that night? M.: I think it was about ten cKis N .. ; °" (,. . , SOUTH i V AM ERICA j ' GAINS FROTECTICNl / FROMrtNTS. BY j£ M/MfCKtNG- *~ ':^tm^ f • swu'A-s^Ld ^ K.: Is that so? AH right. You can go, Mildred. * * * DETECTIVE OFFICUtl NEAME'S SHORTHAND NOTES OF DETECTIVE OFFICER KETTEU- ING'S SECOND EXAMINATION OF MR. IKOSUKE HAY- ASIII. JiT. Good morning, Mr. Hayashi. •' Good morning, Officer. K.: I don't Ihink you were quite (rank with me yesterday. H,: Oh, but I am always frank. I answer everything you ask- yes? K.: Maybe, but you didn't go out of your way to give me any extra information, did you'.' For instance, you didn't tell me that you had wrilten a note to Blanc asking him cither lo come to your cabin or give you a meeting in his before dinner. H.: I did not think that had any bearing on the case. K.: It has a bearing which may make.things look very nasiy for you, Mv. Hayashi. What lime did Bbne come to your cabin? H.: lie did not come to my cabin. K.: Then what time did you go io his? II.: I did not go lo his cabin. Pool- man, he ignored my note, perhaps because he had no option. K.: What time did ; you send that postcard along to him? H.: About ten past seven, soon alter Mr. Blane came on board. I wrote it in the small writing- room here and sent it down at once. K.: What were you so anxious to see him about? H.: It is quite simple. I have the disposal of the soap monopoly ,ds. I for my past seven, sir, lhat is when I got i o£ m y- counlr y ( jn my hani to her ladyship's cabin. must gct (he best price fo, „„ K.: How long wore you with! country that I-can. I have been • negotiating for its sale by corrc- ' WORLD'S RRST M&CADA(WZ£D ROAD/ THE AVR-/AAY30LE RO^D, SCOTLAND, WHERE ': JOHN MCADAM FIRST APPLIED HIS THEOJ1IES O^. ROAD MAKJN&. . . A METHOD WHICH REMAINS' BASICALLY SOUND IDCVW,'' IOO YEAP.S AFT^L HIS DEATH.', OUT OUR WAY By Williams X I MEVEC2. \ SAW A HORSE \ UMMARWESSED j PAST, '^fl^-^i^^sM^ pl^^y few jfV5S>?.\*- — -nil vi ' ^ J - ^'•''Jjt^ : ^~ ti " i;> ls» liy i)l(. JIORR1K Cdcilor, Journal of the Anv:ri{Mt\ Medical Arsociatinn, antl t.r 7iy- S'cla, Uio • lioallh li^uiir. Oils of the most intprixing iymplcms of s?r.rlcv fever invnjvc; trt tongu;. Because or lt.i brighl appearance, and because th: tissue cl 111: surface of Ihe tongue •Us so as to show liny pit?, th: lonjv:o of a scarlet levpr victim is called .strawberry tongue. In most cases of scarlet celling of Ihe neck glands i» ,' common sign. Also exceedingly important .ire the s-^rious cilocif of the on the kidn:>x an- c;Vier Important comphcatimi is infection-in the cars. Tr.e S^IHC inflaininntisn and sncllinr in the throat may extend Into the Ku- .^lachinn tubes, which pass Horn Ihe back cf the no;e to the > us The infection, too. may spread I r. rough to Ihe ear ar.ti cans; .serious Infection, with ultimate destruction of hearing. In the majority of case.-. :, Ict fever is spread by inf:cilor which passes Irem one ]i:s:-on tc another. Another important [;icto! In Ihe spread cf the disease is o contaminated milk or water tup- ply. * S H • "' • Also Interesting Is the fact lha! infections with scarlet fever vary from time to lima In their severity. T::e condition at present nppoars k.e»»»1C t -.nW> ^^ u 5 -;.,' 0 T,, •EORM-fUlOlV VfAI<S700 STOU : '= bnc , a fMrl 5' mi W 'Mf !•"( there KsSi > ^^——_ . "-^ "r/M <^AJM. ,.,, . | have been occasions wtien cscc.xl- j '' ~ Ing'y severe forms of scarlnl lev.-: Wl$l V £ . X' '"^f^^" '•*• - "^^ ^ M.: Just under halt an hour;' spondence with both Mr.. Hock:. I was back in the service] savage and Mr. Blane, but neither room down below by Iweuty-rivej would make me a definite olfer. to eight. J K.: Lsdy Wcller V.MS busy' knitting a jumper that day. wasn't uhe? M.: Yes, sir. K.: Do you remember iiow fay she had got with it before she sent for you to help ii?r to <lrcss? M.: oho only had one sleeve left to do, sir. K.: How long would that take her? M.: About half E-II hour,,sir. It was oniv i.i short sleeve, you see: •K.: \Vhen you cyme back to hoi- cabin, after sbo had gone up, did : yoii notice if the jumper was just .'.lie same, or had she done any-. I knew that if these two once got together the chances were. that they would arrange an amalgamation. That would have put an end to their competition and my government would have had to accept a much lesser price ia consequence. It was my business, therefore, io try and arrange a deal with one ol these two gentlemen before they met. John McAdam, alter Avhom ''mi'" roads were named, was born in Scotland, but moved to America nt the a^c of 14. Liter, he returned to Scotland, and became interested in road construction. As a reward for his development of broken slcne surfaces, Parliament voted him 10,000 pounds. M,: I didn't see it Ihen,.sir. In fact, f war, wondering yesterday what had happened to it because sVtfmeji Bream fiiost, CoSltge Survey Shows .NEW WILMINGTON. 'Pa. (UP) —Amateur psychologists at Westminster College decided on the basis cf questionnaires and exper- Vnerits that: Food doss not cause bad dreams, Women sleep more lightly and lirenm more than men, and re^ .ncmbcr their dreams more vlvlft-j, Dreams do not forecast future events. In a scries of experiments meiu- oors ot psychology elnsscs learned "iat external sthniili stimulate hcams which are aefinitely connected with the external forces. T .SPOKE lo Mr. Rocksavage soon after I came on board in the afternoon, and he ~.vas unwilling to deal with me until he had cecri Mr. Blane. His 'position, was, pi course, then far stronger than Miv ''Blanc's, because the shares of the Bla'nc companies hafl !: been falling so heavily during the past lermincd to see Mr. Elan?, i' I could, and try to pc:-iur.<j3 him to make a firm deal v.'ith no. If lie lizd done so it would have strengthened his position in dealing \vilh Mr. liccksavage tremendously. K.: And what elkl you hope lo gain for yourself, if you cculd have pulled the deal off? H.: For myself, nothing. I am only tiio employe ol the Shikoku Products Company. K.: So you s;y, but whit.were you standing ia to make on the side? H.: This suggestion you mzliv is one which 1 resent most strongly. 1C.: Kow you can cut out that high men', stuff right r.way, and I'm warning you that you had ]>::', come clean. Mr. Rochsavagc nss given mo the loivdaw<i on the situation. You'd have us believe that you're frying to gct the highest price you can for the Shi- koku people, who are eeling fox- your government, but ih.r.t 'a r.ot ihe case. The thing you're iiucr- ested in is the highest bribe you \ >!J can gct to split with the Totomi Soap people, in order to s'.all them off from wracking the deal. H.: That I deny. K.: Deny it n you like, but it's the truth and we can prove it. In consequence H becomes quite plain now that you heel tlw strongest possible motives lc~ getting rid of Blanc. If he and Rocksavage had ever got together it looked as if you were going i-> lose your share of a million dollars. * * * XT. Do I understand that you • accuse me of the murder of. this man, Blane? K.: Thai's about what it looks like to me. H.: No, no—please. You make here a big mistake. 1 have no hand in that—none whatever. K.: Unfortunately you are unable to prove any alibi. You .my you went to your cabin at 6:10 and you did nqt.arrive changed in the lounge . vs H.: But I came up again. I :otc ihe postcard which yen found in Mr. Blanc's cabin, here, in this .writing room, between seven and ten past. 1C.: Well, that doesn't help us any were in your cabin between 7:45 and 8:15 and during those 30 minutes you may have murdered Blane as I suggest. If.: No, no. J was in the cabin all that time. Working, pleaso, r,n my papers and, wait, the steward can prove that I was there r.t 7:30, because I rang Ioi l him; 1 ' ' "'. ' (TO Be Continued) Save ihis installment 1 -as cvi- fcw weeks. In conseciuencc, I dc- deuce to help you solve the crime. rduscrl her lo dream lhat she was in a -shop buying' pevm;;. testing them by" smell. Another girl dreamed she was driving on r. road lined vi'Ith magnolia trees :r. lull bloom:. The research workers said they found that men 'were less susceptible to outside influences in their dreams. : /' : NEXT: Why ilces the sky appear blue? Tongue of Scar]et Fever Victim Takes on Sh'awberry Appearance 'rave attacked vviielc cjmniunties. The. usual lime requires for an itlack of scarbl fcvsr nitor ono 'ias bsen cxposr-d to th^ disease I? from three to faur days, allfcough cases have appeared PS lat? as seven days after the infection. The germ which causes scar!2t fever is a .nicp;ococcu=. This has teen apnareut for a great many years. The strcptococcus, ho'.vcvrr. is an organUni which appears In nany forms. Tlui?. there aro strop- •ccocci \vhich produce such cc^.di- 'ions as chiltibea fever, erysipelas. :cptic sore throat, anci po.s5ibly aha rheumatic fever and St. VKus' dance. * • » Th^ wi.i;sprciri diUvibutisn of rtrcptosocci and tiie various types of disease urirh thry cause are. nr> loubt. responsible fur the delay inj Isolation of ihe special form which ^ccm invariably lo protiuce scarle 1 . fc\ - er. Scarlet fever. s s [ have alrr.s:iv said, is a cold \voather disease. It Kgins gradually io increase In til? uitumn and lo reach its greatest : .nclde]ice from jantiary to March From then on, the number of cases declines until tl:c lowest number ippears during July and Auju-t. manufactured dairy products during the fall over the previous year, movement into consuming channels has been somewhat smaller. , However, storage holdings of thesi | products have mounted over last Station's Milk Output Higher Than Year Ago . WASHINGTON (UP) — Total | m!!!; production is running about I 2 cent higher than a year ago, i the latest review of the dairy sltu- | ation by the bureau of agricultural "conomics shows. The increase has been made de- Butter prices rose during the early part of January, the bureau reported, due to the fact that butter production is not showing the usual seasonal increase. Final naturalization papers are granted 90 days after application has been filed. Annoimcenients The Courier News nns Been an- morizcd to announce the following candidates for Blythevllle mu- c'rc-'nMl ihn I,™ ™,, a \ t • °' 1C " '"'Sher percentage of cows in r£cz"rg vv mis nnn a ^ " CrClS "'^ US " al l "' obahly ucczict windstorm. | amount largely for Ihe sustained rue experiments held a botitc output, the bureau reported l 01 perfume under a girls nose, Despite a substantial increase in W. W. HOT.LIPETER for Firr', \Valcl Alderman J. L. GUARD For Altlrrman, 2nd Ward FLOYD A. WHITE OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoople Special care should be taken in Ihe lighting of rooms In which children read nncl play, because j childhood Is considered Ihe dan— gcrous age- for Ihe cyrj. Serious, defects of vision may result from' inartctiunte or spotty lighting. HE PL^Ys THAT IT'S ThV POIM6 HIS.CHIKl MUSIC IM TH' SOUP TROUGH / X KUOW THAT TUM9 LIKE BERMUDA KWOWS ITS ONIOr-JS/ SAY, \s THIS House HIS ALPHABET COME ON! / T. HEAR MUFFLED VOICES/ THAT? U6>TE-M I

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