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rout BLYTHEVELLB, (ARK.JJ COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1938 TRE 3| 4 YTHEVILLR COURIBB NEWS ' THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HJUNEB. Hole National AOvertlsing Representatives: &sa$ pallles, Inc., New Yort, Chicago, De, St. Louis, D«U«s, Kansa* City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except 6un<J»y Entered »s second class muter at the post ofllc* «l JUythevJJle Arieansa*, under get of Congress, October 9, 1911. Served by the United Pre§» ~~~' SUBSCRIPTION RATES ~ By wrier. In Uie City Of BlyUjevWe, 150 P«r ifeek, or «5o per month. By mall, within a radius of 60 ml)M, $3.00 per year, 11.9ft for six monUu, 15c for three rnontraj by rnnil In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, (6,51} per year; in soiics seven and eight ,f 10.00 per ]ye».r, payable lit advance. Puncturing the Spell of a New York Address For mail}' years it has been nil industrial custom for all companies to strive for the day when they can have their "headquarters" i'n New York. A iii'm begins business locally, it prospers, grows. Then conies the urge for a New York address, the magic of a letterhead carrying a number on Broadway or •Fifth avenue. And soon yon have the spectacle of the management of that local company moving to New York, its president and directors .ensconced on Long Island, and tlic local factory left to shift more or less for itself under salaried managers. Business management ought to 'question Ihe universal wisdom of .this, and to weigh against the unquestioned advantages of New York headquarters the advantages lost by pulling up roots from the old home town.. This often creates the feeling that .the locally- built enterprise is just an orphan after all, administered by those who have lost interest in the locality. Is this the dizzy idea of some provincial theorist? Not at all. It is the serious question posed by W. Averill Harriman, chairman's of the bonnl of the Union Pacific railway, who put it flatly up to the Bond Club in New York. Harriman called on business men to analyze quite frankly this concentration of industrial control and to "either justify it or change it." • Often there arc good reasons for a removal to New York, Harriman indicated. But too often the move is mad;! for no better reason than the "prestige" of a New York address, tho hope of better access to linancing, or ev<:!i just because the president or his family think it would be nice to live in Now York. In many such cases, Harrimau felt, "the weight of the values may be on the side of their moving to center.-; of their business activities or their production." This urge for removal to New York, Harriman felt, gives greater impetus than the situation pohaps warrants, to the criticism of .concentration of industrial control which is again rising to high pitch as it has in the past. Certainly no ni!c will apply to all business; each must decide for itself. But in a time when all social and busi- • ness trends are under criticism, and each is being made to justify itself . anew, it might be valuable for many OUT OUR WAY comi)«nie« to study this situation. Certainly, other tilings being equal, it to best for the management of an industrial firm to remain a» integral part of the community on which its business has been built. View* Publication ID tills column of editorials from other newsnaiicrs docs not necessarily mean endorsement but Is an acknowledgment of interest in the subjects msvusscd. Is Crop Control To Be Permanent) It is disturbing to find President nooserell ."peaking of the enactment of Die new farm bill mi the "winnini; of one more hallle for au underlying (arm policy that will endure." There are ccrtniii tcaluvfn ol the bill, or couree, which should to pcrmiinent, iiinuiig tlu'in the soil conscvviUlon iirovisions, designed lo liall. the nll-top-rnpid depletion of one of our primary national resources. But it the President's words signify llwt Iho administration contcmnliitcs ninklug crop control itself mi '•underlying" and "cndmlng" policy ot the Gov- crimicnt. he is (joinB further than some of th2 most ardent cli.'impions of (lie A A A and its s\ibslitulc measures have thus lur been williui; to uo. EciTclary of AtriciiUure Wallace made it clear when he Hist launched the A A A that, crop control wns iiiteiKled nr, a temporary device to compensate the farmer for the loss of liis foreign mnrkcts find lo offset the .subsidy Ihnt he, in common with other elements of the population, had been paying industry through an unreasonably liiigh protective tavilf. He left no doubt that crop control was meant to remain In force only until tho volume of foreign trade could );e built up again. Mcnmvlillc, it wiis to be one of the foremost duties oj the farmers to use their collective political power to work for the restoration ol international trade, and by this means to win back their foreign agricultural markets. In more recent years, however, Secretary Wallace seems lo have rrald less and less attention to Ihe need for restoring foreign markets ami more and more attention to building up sentiment for' crop control. This shitting of direction, we think, is Important—ami disquictiiv,'. For ff the farmer goes over ncrnmncnUy io (lie ranks of those ivlio follow the delusion of economic unlionnllsm, Ihe forces lighting subsidies and regimentation (the two. in ths linal analysis, are synonymous) will have lost a powerful ally. / 1C (he farm forces follow crop curtailment as a permanent policy, they will awaken some day to the hard reality (but they have pursued :i mtrngo. They will find themselves stripped m' their foreign _ ngriculluvnl markets, and they will find also that their traditional imkpcnd- 'cncc and individualism are gone. Tf [he accepted farm lenders are true to the confidence reposed in them, they will not forget that the long-range solution of the' farmer's troubles lies not in seeking permanent subsidies lor agriculture, but in removing subsidies in those fields where they constitute an unfair burden on the farmer. —St. Louis Post-Dispatch. In my experience women seem lo be considerably more vindictive Ulan men. particularly when the object of their hate is another woman.—D. Gritzobrook, Jr,, English lawyer, commenting on his experience with women in divorce courts. ' * * » The next lime 1 co in the ring I think you'll sec a better nshlci'.--Tommy Farr, PJigllsli heavyweight who was beaten by Joe Louio. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark By Williams \ \ '/ AV WO SEE W DEV CALL DEES PALLERS GOOD TIME BOYS.' DEV HAPfi- DE .HARD TANA TO GET HERE, A HARD TAM TO KIP WAKE ALL DAY, A HARP TAM TO KEEP ^_ FROM SPOIL DE'SOMDAY ^=- A SUIT, A HARD TAM WIT s^\MO BRAKFUS, NO UJNCH, A HA.RD TAM WIT . _ AVERYT'IMG TAMf WELL~ Y THAT'S 1 WHUT MAKES A 600D TIME, ISA HARD TIME! VOU SEE, IF WE > GET THIS WORLD A UTOPIA, PEOPLE WILL BE HAVIM 1 SUCH GOOP TIMES THEV'LL BE LQOWN' FEK A BAP TIME TO FIMP OUT WHUTA GOOD E \S. (he teller again. 11 being a delightful "Now show Daddy the new steps you've Icfirned. lie wants 1'icce of literature. Even Mazie ' ' <!ll IM.SIJV, herulnoj -iI m J.uu'lim ulivii wtr <ml. - WHl'n-lKl.n. Iivroi (lie nkci. wlm hvt'n lu>r tlirtni"li Ml K 1.1. UAXKS, lirlvaiccr i t'K(erilivy: D/sKiilgct] ;i« «» O jj M'onitiii, I'uilj- M:II(H Irom Duver tn I-IUKS I In- f.'li[iuiii.'l it mi in pun _ Mlitie tlu- tvnmiin with the hlue • fjonui-i IIILM \vrUlen lirr, rrvviilluji; luc liuili iiboul Jerry's abduutJotu CHAPTER XV PASSENGERS in the Deal coach were surprised fo observe, tho tall old dame in rusty black burst into musical laughter and al the same time wipe tears from her eyes. Such, actually, was Polly's slate of mind. Elation and joy. She felt that she hadn't :i care on earth. She was several thousand miles from home in an enemy country with a dangerous journey before her, and Jerry was impressed by the British navy on a ship called Iho Sunrise, undoubtedly i:i a helpless ami desperate state. Yet she hadn't a care in the world. Jerry had not deserted her. Jerry loved her. She read struck hcj' to sec whiil he's gettin for nH that uumey lie pa.vs thu CURIOUS WORLD l^rrws ^Wntv* $$&$$ v&m fz^yy^ OVER ONE! ACRE OF LAND AMOUNTS TO BIG DIPPER. HAS BEEN KNOWN LONGER THAN ANY OTHER STAR C3ROUR BIG THOMPSON R.IVER, COLO., CAUGHT A T/SOLJ'r AND AN 'AUTOMOB/t-E AT THE SAME TIME:/ ON WHIPPING THE: PISH S=KOM THE STREAAA, THE.LltxIE SNARED TME WINDSHIELD Of-' A PASS.'.M<S '-- ' MOTOR Miller's erratic spelling and her peculiar sin-inkling of capital letters hold a charm. She suddenly noticed chat all the passengers wove looking at her. The coacli driver had turned in his seal to say lo her reprovingly, "1 ask you anain, M'ain, where is it you want to be set down?" "Oh!" s;ik! Polly. Then, "Let me on' at Corly, please, south of 'Deal!" Hoi- voice was i-inging wilh vilality. The passengers' faces all betrayed the fact that they hatl never before encountered such an amazing old woman. * * * T-jIS Majesty's brig Sunrise, cav- ' vying 30 guns, had moved out of (he gradually widenini- Thames into Die North Sea. She sailed like n fearless bird that can go where she wills, proud of her plumage ;md her standing. Now where the fair island of EngVind is at its broadest there is ;>. town called Lowestoft. As the Sunrise sailed north she pzsscd wilhin call of this port. The two •marinen who stood" guard at ihe hatch above the prjson Iiolcl spoke o£ '.hie Blatte '' ;•. sweetheart v.'Iien he :av/ some female ligures wcving irom sliore, as women will at sight oJ a siiip, he was moved 'Oric'oi them had that port, anrt lo speculate as to whether his girl , might be among them. The, conversation of the two marines' could he heard in the hold. Jerry Whilfield said to Cabell Banks, ".We're close to shore!" Just those few words, bill ho spoke them so tensely that Cabell, who was lying in his hammock wilh closed eyes, came alert. He turned and opened his eyes to sec Jerry Whitfleld disappear up ihe ladder with the sofiness and swiftness of a cat. * « * S for Jerry, he was impelled by instinct entirely. did not enter into it. Reasoning He gained the deck, balanced his slender but powerful aody lor a moment for its greatest projection of strength, hurled himself toward die two baleful backs and struck down both men simultaneously. He had .'cached the edge of the deck and had a leg over the bulwark before two other marines seized him and brought him back. After" that things happened rapidly. There was a report to the Captain who listened attentively ond smiled oddly. A call was piped shrilly, calling all hands. Cabell, listening on the ladder of Hie hold, knew what this meant. He loo must go above. He went, with sick heart and dragging feet. To Jerry Whilfield, reason had returned. Instinct still surged within him—the old primitive instinct that writhes al the feel of a whip on naked ilesh—but reason dominated. Wilh a proud and scornful dignity lie vent where lie was commanded to go, permitted without useless struggle (he shirt (o be stripped from his back and his feet to be fastened to the gratings. Ho heard the command "Twenty lashes!" without mo vine his eyes from a distant cloud. Ho conscious then of nothing except his own superhuman determination to make no outcry. As lie turned lo go, afterward, Banks fell into step with him. The two prisoners went below. Banks said, "Here's some salve I bought from the surgeon's helper. I'll put it on for you." His aristocratic, ugly face was as white as death. "Thank you," Jerry .Whitlield said. Presently they pulled hemp slramls from the damp rope and resumed their game of yesterday and after that they spoke of how Ihe foliage would turning in Massachusetts, and of the scarcity of wild turkeys near tho"sct- llcd places. H was not until night, from the depths o£ a pain-filled sleep that Jerry shouted, "I'll gel even with .hem for this!" It was tho threat that cruelly automatically produces. * * * IN Boslon the hour was not so iale. Mr. Cabclt Banks, senior, was pacing the drawing room floor in his beautiful square Georgemi bouse on Beacon Street while his t] wife sat erectly before the fire sipping coiTce irom a small fragile cup and urging him io be calm. < Beside Mrs. Banks on the higli- armcd regencysofa sat a small, •ilmost-pretty, very inteUigoii/--. young woman, perhaps 22-yr-:tii old. Slio too sipped coffee. 1 slippered icct wilh the neat r(i)T i>on lacings around her qnkics ,vcre placed properly together on Ihe Persian rug. Her dress was slim and high waisled, squarely cut at the neck—identical in style, ndecd, with the frocks of Mazie Miller and the Empress Josephine, for while llirce countries were warring with ;ill their might, their women stood resolutely together as regarding short waists and light ;kirts. Prudence Winihrop was this girl's name, and her father was in business with the wircy old man who paced Ihe floor. She was very much attached to dial old man's son. She confessed as much now to his parents: "If Cabell comes Itonie and asks me, I shall accept inn. He's homely and high-strung but I find him stimulating. I am very fond of him." "Thank you, my dear," said Caboll's plump and proper mother. She leaned to kiss the cool young exclaimed. Vil vc wished Vfi cheek affectionately. . . . Mr. Banks too was pleased. "This .'>i highly appropriate!" he. ex' "Your father and I ha for some such thing to happen, . . . But where IS my son," he d e m a n d e d, returning to his \m anxiety. "What nsstiranee have we S| that he will ever gel home to us?" "No assurance," replied Mrs. Banks. "We can only hope and pray." ... As it was time for family worship, they called in the servants an<I set about it in the proper Boston way. Mr. Banks read from the Scriptures and offered up a stout prayer. He mentioned almost everyone in public lite- except the King of England and Vlic President of the United Slalcs, bolii of whom had offended him by causing il\is war. They all thought of young Ca- bcil as standing at the prow of the barkcntinc Hardy, avoiding the British and sailing home lo ihenv as good a Federalist as when he ~| had left them. They iit^c 'dreamed of his new life, his nev^ ideas and i| liis new friend, Jeremiah field. . (To Be Continued) ope's Gmm.1 Called Most Talented Among Work! Military Organiztilions AN ACRE of ground contains 43,560 swiare feet. A l-inch :-ain on- the acre would amminl to 3630 cubic feet of water and. since each cubic foot of pure water weighs approximately 02.4 pound.!, the weight of (his amount of water would be about 113 tons. T. M. R«. O. a P»t OR, Chubby, Rosy Cheeks An; No Proof Thai Child Is Not Umlcriioiirislml P.Y Unilrd I'fcs'^ Staff f;«in:spr)ii(lcnt VATICAN CITY <U[>> — F2|W Phis' Swiss Guard ranks higher in- i tfllcclually than any other military corps in the world. It is formed by youthful Swiss ilwlcnls who enroll in the corps willi (he nim nl studying during their spare time in the various Catholic universities and institute. 1 ; of Rome. Owing lo their special position of "protectors of the Apostolic palaces'and of tlic snore:! jrerson of (lie Pontiff' (he H\vis:i Guards pay low fees in tbcsu institutions. that it is necrrpary t» know all (hose fucl-i which can he determine-:! cnlv by adequate examination hclorc it [•in b= .':;ii:i definitely that niiclcr- ncurirhnicnl is present. THE STARTIMG WHISTLE ] only real way to find out the slain:; of tho blood Is fo lake a spe-lmen of the blond for rautninatioii under The 120 mranbers of the corps excel in various branches ol study. Music, painting anrt letters are the principal counts followed by the students. They speak various languages ftrcntly. Continuous dealing with tourists and pilgrims at the Bronze Door and at other Vatican entrances adds proficiency to their lingual ability. The Swiss Guards, at th$ same lime, receive an exceptionally good historical and artistic culture, Two conscripts. Otto Strieker, an, from Lucerne; and Antonio Cal- curi, 24, from Ems, are studying music during their spare lime. Calouri is an excellent organist ami has composed vitriol).? religions hymns. 11= d'.rcct.-. the chorus ol the Swis-; Guf.rds. Stacker has also the Swiss Guards durint; the cou-^ certs which are h?ld almost every -, Sunday in (he courtyards ol the-| Eelvctlcrc. ; liobcrt Schicss, 31, irom Lucerne. _ i:; studying painting. Tlie t'ontin 'I was so satisfactorily impressed by:;! some paintings of the soldier ihatf lio ha;l him <lc;ign and paint ncw'j frescoes for (he chnrcli of St. Mar-il tin and St. Sebastian built for the s Swiss Guards in 1588 by Pope Plus;l v - The Swlja Guard is the niistrl picturesque of the Vatican corps. If is also the oldest, founded by J i Pope Julius II. who signed a treaty with the Swiss Cantons ot Zurich a i and Lucerne obliging them lo fur-! nish the Pmilificial stales with 25()| men as a bodyguard to the Pon-f U1T. Since then lhe.ii- number been reduced lo 120, which is' present force. Candidates lo Ibis corps must be* | native.'; of -Switzerland, Catholics^ of legitimate birth, unmarried, un-'', der 25. at least 5 feet R -inches la composed «irioii.s religions piece* j healthy and free from bodily dis- vvhieh arc ptiycd by the band ol j flrjurcmeiUs. OUR BOARDING HOUSE I No. .|f>3) RY 1)K. MORRIS FlSHBKiff NJany people have the idi'.i that an undernourished child is pale.! tho microscope. By this the numbcr thin. weak or scrawny. Actually a | of red blood cell:;' mis' white hlnnd ! rclb can be counted to clrlormmoj exactly how much hemoglobin, or] red coloring matter, is present in j (ho blood. ; We know today fairly \vc-ll the, ingredients of a well-balanced did nnd (he amount of curb ingredient Wilh Major Hoopla] child may be undernourished an;! nppcar fat. A diet that, is very '- ; "K in snqnrr. mny make an undernourished child fat. The evalintir.n < the child's nourishment is not an evaluation of Its bulk Indeed there is reason li believe that the undernourished riv.ltl *vn i- not thin is not as gor-.rt a health that .should be present in proportion to ihe others. However, know-i . , risk- as a thinner chilri who i,; per- J itig the diet and fccdin? it is l\ips morn scientifically nourished. It. therefore, seems thai in iho future, with the greater Jcnoaleclfc (.' uutrHinn that we now li-ivc. -,vc will probably have lo put imu-h less emphasis en lablf.s of icbli-niship of weight lo height and »je ihan we now do. The color of Uie cheeks of the child by which mcsl pmnle KUCST, at Us .health is not n sure si^n of a s;pcd <]iinlity ot blood, sonm pco- nVhavo more hloood vessels in the skin than others; some people have Ffein thinner than Ibat of others, and some people have much more fat near the sm-larc than olhcrs. Those Inetors arc mitcli more im- rotlsnt, in preprint, Uie color of the skin than Uie actual Holiness of Iho blood. The child who is badly nourished may frequently have veddene;! oyes due lo Ihe tact that it lias a ic\v resistance to infection. Another child excellently nourished nuy have a shortage ot fat jn:,t i!u:|eV Ihe skin so that the areas under the child's eyes will appear dark and live an impression which many pconle associate w,th illness. All of this merely means lhat the no guaranlee that a child on Mich a diet will be properly ncunshod. ff thfrc is any rcnson nccaur.e of illness, biicl psyclioloay. wren? typ? of personal hygiene, or some similar factor why ihe diet as taken is not suitably assimilated nni used the ( botl.v. the child may ne ncurished even while lafcins in adequate diet. This means again Announcements llie. Courier News has been 111- I'.ioiizcd tonake formal announcement of tbc following candidate.-- inr public ollire. subject '.o tl<c Democratic primary August 9. For Counly Treasurer R. L. (DILLY) GAINES V'or Shcrill' anrt Onllcclor HALE JACKSON Countv Co-jit Clerk T. W, POTTER V'n- Cosnity Tax Assessor W. W. (BUDDy) WATSON BRYANT STEWART I'nr C'oimty anil I'robalc .luilgc HO VLB HENDERSON l-'cv Circuit Ccurl Clerk . HARVEY MORRIS PATTDED WALRUS/ DOM'T TELt. ME ^'OU DiDM'T OPEM YOUR MOUTH f 1 PISTIMCTLY HEARD YOU SAY THAT 1 LOOKED LIKE A SQUATTER'S TEMT IM THIS COAT AMD TO GO CLIME A ROPE, WHEMT- 5'rAED YOU TO COMB TO THE MAF3KGT ME f -THAT'S , _ EXACTLY WHAT I SAIpf DOAJ'T IHTEMD TO LUG YOU AW OTHER IVAD&LMG F ' WORD; THAT WA: I WOULPW'T THAT

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