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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 19, 1937
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Foi/fe - THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS - THE COURIER NEWS CO,, PUBL18HEHa i 0. >R. BABCOCK, editor , H.-.W. 'HAINES, Advertising Manager Sole national Advertising Representatives: J.rkahsas . Dailies, Inc, New York. Chicago, /V'trolt, SI. Louis, Dallas, Kansas city, Memphis Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the post office at Blythenllc, Arkansas, under vA of Congress," October 6, 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION HATES By carrier in the City ot HVthevllle, 15o per week, or 65o per month. By mail, within a radius of W miles, $3.00 per year, '$1.50 for six months, 75c (or three months; by mall In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, 16.50 per year; in zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable in ndvance. Crop Insurance The Wallace-Roosevelt crop insurance plan, calling for the accumulation by the government in good years of reserves of wheat and other staple •fnnn .commodities for the purpose of protecting both producers mid consum.- ers against short production in unfavorable years, appears altogether sound and sensible. • • -It should be ompliasi/cd, however, that in.itself it is no solution of the problem of achieving economic stability for the producers of wheat, cotton, corn, tobacco and other agricultural commodities of which this country's normal production is in excess of domestic requirement!;. An "ever-normal granary," as Secretary of Agriculture Wallace lenns it, is a highly desirable thing, but ire are confident, that the secretary will be the first to agree that his crop insurance program alone cannot achieve it. It must be accompanied by a measure of production control .'sufficient, to, -keep production in balance with consumption. Otherwise, because Hi is country has the "capacity to produce far in excess of available markets, it will result in the accumulation of reserves, far in excess of any "insurance" requirements, with disastrous effect upon prices. Croj> insurance through the accumulation of reserves, without control of production, will simply invite a repetition of the farm, board fiasco of seven and eight years ago. -.-• t We say this although we agree fully -with those who contend thiilHhe best "and perhaps the only final solution of the wheat and cotton and tobacco farmer's problem lies in the recovery, in substantial part at least, of lost foreign markets. We only ask that those who would regain those lost markets recognize the real obstacle to their recovery and plan their program accordingly. Such limitation of production as has been resorted to in this country has been the result, not the cause, of lost foreign markets. We cannot sell increased quantities of cotton and wheat abroad at a profit simply by increasing our production of those commodities. There must, first be an increase in foreign buying power, -which can only bo achieved through a corresponding increase in the volume of foreign products which we are willing to accept in exchange for those we have to .sell. Until we arc ready to OUT OUR WAY cotmtEk NEWS lot down our.barriers to foreign goods to an extent that will permit the exchange for them of all the cotton and wheat and other commodities we can produce in excess of our domestic requirements, it will be necessary for us to limit our production of those commodities. More Income Is Needed A contemporary, commenting upon the declaration of William Green, president of the American Federation of Labor, thai every American family should have fin annual income of not less than 53,600, points out that the first essential to (he achievement of such a desirable distribution of lia- . tional income is a very great increase in that income. According to the best available I\Kures the total income of the nation for 103G was $<1GD for every man, woman and cliild in the United States. If that were evenly distributed it ''would amount to ?2,3'15 per year for every family of live in the country—short by more than $1,200 per year of Mr. Green's goal. Now we have no doubt that a, number of Americans are enjoying incomes out of all proportion to the value of the service, if any, which they perform. We think there is room for improvement in the way the wealth of America is divided. But the chief hope for those of low income lies in the opportunity which exists for increasing, the national wealth rather than in any change in the division of the existing wealth. Mussolini Vs. Capitalism It is getting to bo more ami more confusing. Just the other day Mr. Troynnovsky, the Soviet, Ambassador io Ibis country, \v;i.s telling us Hint "Hie most important problem in the world Is not n struggle between capitalism and Socialism but the struggle between Fascism and democracy." S3 the Soviets are willing, apparently, to establish ;a modus vlvcndi with cnpllnltsm, provided It Is democratic. But now Mussolini tells our correspondent that "democracy is only a'mask for capitalism," and that capitalism is "dead." The Communists Hiscrt lo tell us that real democracy was Impossible under capitalism, and (hat Fascism wns tlie .last dcspirafo eflorl to defend capitalism. • 'NOW the Fascists tell iis thai the real trouble with, democracy is that it masks capitalism. Have the' two extremes suddenly switched places? Have the Communists suddenly become capitalistic and the Pas- cists antl-capilalisllc- Or Is just considered good "Indies." for the Comnmnlsls lo nod pleasantly to capitalism, and for tl lc Fascists fo make horrible faces at It? —Simeon Slrunsky In Ne\y York Times. We have permitted tUe executive braucK to do our voting tor us; that is the reason •we arc called "rubber stamps." —cj. S. Representative A. Lamneck, Ohio. ...» -» * 1 Intend to play .every day iiossible and continue lo give my best to iny employers and the fans who pay their good money to sec a tbpnotch 'performer. —Lou aclirif, New York Yaukccs. | SIDE GLAJVOES ¥ ' By George Glark By Williams Y WE KNOW HE CARRIED EMPTV GRIPS { ~iO TW BAWri- WE liMOW TH' MIME VJE GOT STUMG OM WAS A FA ICE f HE'S KIDDlM' HIMSELF, JODD1KJ' US'.' GOOD MIGHT: LOOK. AT HIM GETTIM'OUTOF SHOFEE-DRIVErJ CAR/ BUT, AW/BE THAT'S HIS UMCLE'S- HE'S GOT A RICH UMGLE - MOW WE'RE OF RUSH IW IM, DIG GIN' MIMES' WWW DID ME GIT OUT ON . THIS SIDE? AM' WHV DID ME GIT OUT EIGHT HERE, WHEM HOUSE IS FOLJI2 POORS FARTHER? FER OUR. BEMEFIT. OF COURSE.' NOW WE'RE FROM MOW OW, WE IGMORt HIM.' L- :£ ^ » "Coufd Iilearh; enough French by toniurrow evenintr to >rclcr''a dinner,for two?" ;•' ' IN SOME: species OR OPOSSUMS, THE MCSTHER. CARRIES . MOLING ON HER. BACK WITH THEIR. TAILS CURLED •::- AROUND HERS, FOR, SUPPORT. (DT7WBV HU S ERY1CF. tN C. .''OF- -' SOUTH AMERICA, SUSFJENDS ITS <TbdpON ON' THREAD ATTACHED TO A TRANSVERSE. UNE ABOVE. BASEBALL ORIGINALLY WAS PLAYED WITH A FLAT BAT:/ Spiders of the tropics rnshlon many ingenious webs for protection against marauding anU. The tiny cocoon of the thcridium spider hangs,: between two forest leaves, with plenty of room to allow for swaying in the wind. Inside' the cocoon, the spider:raises its young, NEXT: Why.cloH't pussy willows nceil bright colors to attract bees? TheFami Scarlet Fever Not So Prevalent ••In South as in Northern Stale: BKOIN' IICRB, TODAY . InvcKllKiilliiB Hie murder ot IIOI.l'l'llO 111. AM). JlrKNIi lli.n.i- ili'r, nl)i,,,nl CMHI.TII.V 1101'K- HAVAtiK'H ynclil. lleteellre Ottl- *?r KI-;'l v ri':i{IN(i riinn inio a m:i7.c ttt cni\K\ct\t\K clt'»-«. ^H (lie fiivi'Ntffrnllnn i Kl'lliTliiK l,.,iri!S l J0<:i':i,v.\ Hint Jlorksn WPSKi',1 Ihc )>ost inollv *rl ..... — llnoiiclnl KUln, tiu iMirood tliat itikcU'N nl-h- lo JrcBs fur illuiu'r l» fou Jonl iimlu^ Iffii, \Q voiijnlt n JtiiiriliT mill roliint In Hit. Mlilji'ii lounge- wlllu>«( iTcllllMK «u«iili'lon. Duly MCUOI.AS STODAUT, WIlutr'H twrvinry, IJIIK :i ^tiin|ilo(c iitibl, I'lJiifrouttril \vllh Jocolya's rcv- rlnllun, llvcknnvnec <-.Ji,i,lern llmt .rofi-l3-u, i,,,,, i in ij „ Kooil niullvo — • llliini'X. l-'lirltifriuorr, Hull Jlitui- w««l' IIKfJIt l.VONIIlvH 11AVASIII, fl"0il lo Insi- N nillll, .11 ilollnra Jinii Klttjif JJvTil nnil rojicludetl n mnntr Mrili ]<ui<k«:iva K o, llititeby (111! no;iji tui'iiniiulr ilc.-il ' . llrnu mes In Ilccoil eriniy >v K KUIIB'III. At U J..1HV wm.'IKll lirv lnvdli-(..J ivlli'ti li:inlil fnr lu-r fluie vvliun IIi cummfllfd. , KcKt-rliiK, .-"liiiKs liilrrrat to (lju KO:I|I niiiri4,i,uly, lint di-iilc.s iniir- "liTiriK Illiinc-. ThL-11 till' 11ISUIII' <)!•• nillii; . |, oiilli'il III tot rf- I'xuiLiltialliiii. Iki-lliTin^ confronts Itlrn Avllli IIIH ii]istn'4ir>' imst nml Jil.s old ncttit.-iffirfttu'C MJIJi fltaru'i n.-i-llsi... l,lui ,)f iiiillilvr. Hut Ihc lllnllun lirnll'SM III" IllllOCOMfl; - Mllliiiut a Rlircd of uroof. r:ou' co o.v WITH 'J'ni! STOUV CHAPTER XXI ING'S FOURTH CONTINUED. DETECTIVE OFFICER KETTER,..„._ REPORT, JJAVING re-examined all the parties, I proceeded to a. new analysis of the situation and composed a fresh draft of possible motives. f> fj * (POSSIBLE MOTIVES No. 2.) U-l-37. MRS. JOCELYN.: Nil, as far as s known at the moment but she is unporling hi; statement that he .'as in his bath at 7:45, v;hen "we :now that lie was not, and she may or may not have been in her -n cabin at that hour. COUNT POSODINI A MAS SUCK" DANIELS.: A motive, in hat he admils that it was through 51anc's agency that lie \vas sent •iown lor hi:; first term in Sing 'ing, and that Jocelyn brought him n board with the deliberate in- ention of giving him the oppor- unity of getting even with Blane. t is even possible that Jocelyn lay have paid him to do the job, i- that they did the job between hem. His alibi depends on his be- ng able to prove that Mrs. Jocelyn vas in his cabin from. 7:45 till " :By UK. MOKKIS.KISlminv Edj!or, Journal ot -the American .M.cdical Association, and of : '•Hygcia/ (he Health Magazine It':.should be remembered tliat scarlet fever' antitoxin overcomes the.jiolsolv.which the germs develop, but does not affect the germs themselves. .It: Is'especially useful when there: is;high fever ant) a severe criiplloil.' • :. •Various .American communities differ In* their rccommcndnttons as to the-lciigth of time that scarlet tevcr -victims should be kept ,-at home. • The, recommendations van- from a mininmm iwrlod of 21 rfays to a maximum 1 oi six weeks, the shorter period being obs?rvcrt in the south, where there is not a great deal of scarlet lever, and longer ones in some of tiv C '','e5 where - scarlet fever has been especially severe. Decision as ( 0 whether the schools, shall be closed during scarlet fever epidemics must, of course, be based on the extent to which closing ot tiie scroals help or stems, spread of the disease In country districts, where th" children live in widely scparnt-d homes, closing of the schools may bo of value, whereas in cities where they mingle much more rlotcly at- home and In the neighborhood tlian they would at schools, it, j s customary lo. keep the schools open. It Is understood, of course, that children of families In which there Is scarlet lever will slay hoiuu during the period or thc< infection. collusion her husband, 10, and this she denies. MR. ROCKSAVAGE.: lolive, and it is now proved, jwing to his capability o£ chang- ng in under four minutes, that he ad ample time to commit the -:rime between. 8:10 and 8:30. THE BISHOP OF BUDE ... lad only met Blanc casually in a seven years ago <192fl), whereas Blanc In France in 1917. Blanc's Idler shows that there was some strong tie up between hfs wV in "co owing lo (he fact that it looks as though she would have been completely bankrupt if the Rock- savage companies had gone under and no longer in a position to finance the group of papers which are her principal life 'Interest MR. HAYASHI: Strong motive 11 now appeals (hat he stood to lose a considerable sum of money if Blane and Rocksavage had ever got together. MR. JOCELYN: Strong motive. Lady Welier's bankruptcy would have thrown him back into the precarious existence which he was leading between 1923 and 1931 with the-additional burden of "a" wife to support. It is jioiv proved lhal he told a direct lie in his early statement where he said dial ho-was in his bath at 7-45 since Mr. Rocksavagb met him ill Inc passage slill unchanged at 8:10. Moreover, "Slick" Daniels' evidence goes to show that Jocelyn bad deliberately invited him on board in the hope that he.might square accounts with Blane MISS ROCKSAVAGE: Nil, as far as is known at the moment Ihe foregoing examinations and the writing of the report have occupied me all morning and at the moment I admit that I am completely battled. Only the two stewards, the ship's carpenter apd btodart are. conclusively ruled out, it having been quite impossible for any of them, or any other member of the crew fo commit this crime. Against Miss Rocksavage and the Hon. Mrs. Jocelyn we have no evidence of motive, although both of them had opportunity. On the other hand there was motjvc and, in many cases, very strong motive against Count Poso- dini, Mr. Hocksavage, the Bishop o£ Budo, Lady.Welter, Mr. Hayashi and the Hon. Reginald Jo'ce- lyii; arid all of these had opportunity. A further report will-follow this evening. • "- ' : KEYS KETTER1NG, Defective Officer, Florida Police. Strong 1:35 p. m., 0-1-37, on S. Y. Golden -' Guli. DETECTIVE OFFICER KETTERING'S FIFTH REPORT. IFTEH lunch today Mr. Rock^*n.> JJUJIIY^JT vr &VLJC,,. savage came and said Strong motive. In the 'Bishop^s that.he".\Vould like id make a for- irevious statement he said that lie mal statement. ' "' r '' lad nnlv ll\ph T^Innf* mclinllv in :,n ITrt flmn <•<*.*!•• -i. W_ ! !_I-"_ a r'S i III. i\iH.UlllCll I. He then sent" for fioclo'iviAok- '.""..'"•'. ••"--•"""^ v ua ua,,j, •"••" "v; men sent lor uoctoivi-Ack- ' -nghsh country house oncc^about 1 and,_his personal doctor, who-al- ways travels with him, and in 1 presence of the doctor, Detect Offlcer -Neanie and myself, made the following voluntai statement. who is responsible of acute worry at timcj going well. In consequence, few years ago, I took lo Ihe hub' of administering drugs to myse 1 by injection; their purpose bein not to allay nerves but to key ir lip for further efforts at time- when I was suffering from scvei strain. Dr. Ackland has always prc pared these injections for me ant w the night in question, i brought bira clown to my cab-i with _ me for this purpose, 35 i anticipated having to enter int a strenuous conference with Blari that night after dinner...,,It viz customary' for mcy to .re'st- for quarter 'of an hour alter the in jeclion,. in order IhatMhq c might Take cllecr, il (did so o this occasion. - Dr. ..Ackland r<l mained with me iuitil."I K'ii changed .and went- up to \>, lounge for dinner; '....• ,;' Carl Ion'Rocksavage. * •* 3 DETECTIVE 'OFFICER NEAMF/, SHORTHAND-NOTES OF DE TECTIVE OFFICER KETTEIK ING'S EXAMINATION Or DI FRANK ACKLAND, Ph S F. C. S. B. TT. Doctor, you hayc jui' • vouched for this slalomer! of Mr. Rocksavage, that you weri below with him at 8:10. You ar quite certain that is correct? A.: , : .. . ,-: K.: But you weren't;'in th' lounge with him? A.: No. I was sitting just oul side, enjoying the evening air o' deck. As Mr. Rocksavage passed the deck entrance of Ihe loung he saw me and beckoned. I knex' at once what he wanted, so I gc) up xvithotit a word, and folloxvc him down. K.: You had to come into th lounge to follow him down th' companion-way though. A.: Yes. A.few steps; that all, as the companion-way is with in a couple of yards of the deci entrance. K.: No one in the lounge seem to have noticed you.' Don't yo' think that strange? A.:-.Cane, the. lounge stowaro saw me. Ask him i£ you doub my word, and Mr. Jocelyn, toe Mr. Rocksavage and I passed him in the passage-way below. i K: ,Thanks; doctor. If I tif) lounge steward 1 saw. you I gu'Js* that will do. , .(To Be Continued,); $ Savo this -inslaliaicntras evl] dence to help you-solve the crimi e washed thoroughly after dc»ar- ire from a room in which a scsr- t fever patient lies. Moreover, it is well to have vn liable n smock or nurse's go\rn hich can be put on before enter- i ig the sick • room, and taken of! I fler leaving it.. • 'esce Officer 40 Years Stops Only One Fist FARGO, N. D. (UP) — J. B., inghani. justice of the peace here, | as been a police officer for 40 cars, yet has received only one nsmilty—a black eye. Bingham cnme to North Dakota —- Michigan in 1885, ami has in Fargo since March 17, Hawaiian Ring of Old Barred All Left Jabs HONOLULU (UP)—Research discloses that the great popularity of boxing in Hawaii has sound precedent in sports of Jiionarchial days. "Great, boxing tournaments were held here long before the islands became, an American territory," said Kenneth P. Emory of the I Bishop Musaiiin. "A: ring was prc- step , introduced by the boasts of his backers. The one who accepted the challenge stepped for- xvard and slowly approached his opponent. ". -. "They glared at each other, , . , .„ clenched their fists, showed their B deputy sheriff, Justice teeth, and strutted about before Binghnm was trying to persuade coming to blows. While this was n insane man to retire. The man going on, a third boxer might jump at quietly ma chair, then sml- into the ring and start toVh" rom ecu 892. As cnly whipped 3ingham's eye. his fist against Read Courier News Want Atlr "Hawaiian fighters struck only \vilh their right fists, and all blows were aimed at the head. The moment a man was knocked down, his place was taken by anoths There were no thfce-mimr rounds for those early island figh ers. A man fought until he w; defeated." Hawaii will have iff. boys competing for places on tl territory boxing team for ths n;' lional A. A. U. tournament, til spring. Tides are caused by the altra lion of the moon's gravity. As til earth tui-iis, the moon attracts t!i water, in ..the ocean and raises bulge in it. The bulge is the tic.i Announcements The Courier News Has Been ai ! ; thorized to announce, the follov! Ing candidates for Blytheville mi nicipal offices, to be elected April C: . For Mayor MARION WILLIAMS W.;.W. HOLLIPETER For Firsl ^'.inl Alderman J. L. GUARD For ;MdpiriKi!>, 2nil Ward FLOYD A. WHITE OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoopl Since infection with scarlet f 'cr is a menace not only became of itself, but because of its associated complications, special at tcntioii must be given to protect ing tbo kidneys ami heart duriii! the time the child is sick. Ever pnticnt with scarlet fever shoul remain in bed for at least tine weeks. The diet should be light a soft, consisting mostly of litiuM. until the .fever bas disappeared. Cereals.and other soft food gradually'may bo'added until th peeling of the skin begins. Th«' it. becomes necessary to build th tissues anrt bfcod by supplying th right materials. These include, particularly, pten ty o[ milk, fresh fruits and vcs tables, and other foods rich in v amins. mineral salts such as calcium and iron, and move protein than Is allowed during the active stages of the disease. It is especially important to avoid exposure of the patient to —_ cold. Bathing preferably should te Up- done in bed by sponging: with hike- .=^u=?j warm water. Ths patient's skin '"""" should be oiled or anointed to aid peeling and to prevent Irritation. *. • - * Experiments have shown dclinitc- ly (bat scarlet fever genus may b™ coughed into the air by those who have the disease, and that doorknobs or similar objects may b contaminated by the hands of thoss who arc caring for tho patient [ It Is therefore important to prac- i lice good personal hygiene in taking care of patients. Hands should : -me WINTER You ' YOURSELF ),M THE SHOOED ALL THE CUCKOOS OUT OP ' YOUT-^ r3EL^-P,V^^ MM-M-~^THAT dlVE^, ME AKJ IDE A—THE NEXT TIME YOU BREAK OUT IM A KA£>H OF •SQU1RRELY IDEAS, T'LL aET A BAG OF ACORM-S AMD COAX YOU BACK f RAT. , IT, WOMASl ,' ,X TELL. YOU', THE 't VVA-3 CELLAR WAS FEAR OF OH, COMFOUMD ' CAM'T RETREAT IMTO THE 'S OP MIS BAILIWICK, WITHOUT BE1K1(3 SUBJECTED RIDICULE -V SIDES, -ev&iz ? VVIME ' SF.M HIM IMTO HIS

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