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PAGE FOtJil BLYTHiayiLLE '(AUK.? COUIUEII NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 13, THE BLYTHBVILLB COURIER NEWS THE COURIER flEWS CO, PUBLISHERS •>-•"' 0. R. BABCOCK, Editor ' H. W. HAIMES, Advertising Manager - Sola National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc, New York, Chicago, • Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class mutter at Ilia post office at Blythevlllo, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9. 1917. Served by the tinlted Press ; SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the City ot Bljrthovlll*. 15c per ween, or 65c per month. .^ • By mall, within a radius ol 50 miles, $3.00 per year $1.50 for six inonllis, iBc for three, months; by mail in postal zones two to Blx, inclusive, $6.50 per year; in zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. Yesterday's Decisions \ The supreme court's decisions yesterday in which the Wagner Labor. Relations Act was ruled conslitiilioiinl 'and its application to iniuiufnetiirhig industry 'was upheld would seem to dispose of the chief issue involved in recent biff strikes in Michigan and elsewhere. The principal demand of the strikers has been for recognition of the right of collective bargaining. The Wagner act not only expressly affirms that right but makes it mandatory upon the employer to rccogni/c any organization embracing /& majority of his workers as the bargaining agency for all of them.- . In settlement, of recent strikes the General Motors and Chrysler companies -recognized the United Automobile '.Workers union as the bargaining agency for its members. As a result of the supreme court decision the companies must now recognize the union as the bargaining agency .for all of their workers—provided, of course, that the union can show that a majority of the workers Avartt it to represent them. • ' ' . lieiiry Ford, who' only, a few days ago said that he would bargain with liis workers individually but never through a union organization, iniist how either swallow his words or place himself in defiance of the law of the land —unless, that is, he can persuade*' a •majority, of his employes that it is not to their advantage' to.:,ii)sist upon . the collective bargMiniiig :: -"rig1its given . them by the Wagner net. ; So much for the immediate effect of yesterday's decision upon the labor situation. What about its bearing, if any, upon the controversy over'-President Roosevelt's judiciary reorganization program? -"Where, in all conscience," asks the St. Louis Post-Dispatch this morning, "does' £his leave Ws (Mr. Roosevelt's) court-packing plan?" Certainly,' following .the minimum wage law reversal of .two weeks ago, yesterday's decisions would seem to take much of the force out of the • argument that the supreme court as now constituted is too inflexibly h'xett ill its views to adapt its interpretations of the constitution to present day -necessities. Two weeks ago the court flatly reversed an earlier ruling and did it frankly on social rather than legalistic grounds. Some of yesterday's decisions also amounted to a reversal. Less than a year ago, iii knocking' out the original Guffey coal act, the court said that "the power expressly granted congress to regulate interstate corii- merce docs not include the power to control the conditions in \vhich coal is produced before it becomes an article of comjhcrcc." Yesterday the court held that the power over interstate commerce does include the power ^io control the conditions under which steel, clothing and other articles arc produced before they become articles of eom'mercc. x There is a difference, of course, in that steel and clothing arc 'manufactured frorii materials \vhich in many instances originate across state lines from the points of manufacture. But certainly, from the position taken yesterday by the court to one which would permit it to approve such measures as the old Guffey act and the AAA production control program would be an extremely small slop. The one question which yesterday's decisions most emphatically did not answer is that of how the executive or congress may know, in advance of supreme court determination, \vhat measures may reasonably be expected to he held constitutional and' what may not. Whatever else it may have done by its decisions yesterday the supreme court most decidedly has not impaired the justice of the charge that it lias made itself ,the supreme policy determining body of the country as well as-(he supreme judicial tl-ibunal. While ,tlie coi\rt remains constituted as it is there is vested in one'of its members, through his right to align himself with the foiir so-called liberals' or the four so-called conservatives, a power over the li(fairs of this country greater.:•even' than that held by the president. SIDE GLANCES By George Glark TRAILEE AtWENTl By Nard Jones © 1937, NEA Service, Inc. "This is a beautiful day, Marcus. Have you iioticei (hat the radiators arc lurrtcd off?" THIS CURIOUS WORLD By Wil!iam Ferguson Because the birth' rale Is steadily diminishing, there arc .fewer young people. The vc-' suit Is Hint, more allcnlioh is concentrated '~'o\\'' them—by l)icli : parents, By society, by government. —br.'.im'S.-Wlic, psychiatrist, 1 .; * • ' t * I want to cover -the • cm ire colmlry with TVA's, even down;to tlVo.shiallest str'eaiiis. The purpose will be to control floods, improve navigation,, and cut down erosion. —u. s. Senator George' Morris, Nebraska, "father" of (he TVA. * *..•.«. ; We aln'L going to buy us no automobile or nolhiiV foolish. But we',might got us some Kldenicat and r have lis a party. —Tobln and , Matthew Crank, negro farmers, who found $0,500 on (heir farm at Leeds, S. C. • • * • * * It is a common belief in England that street •fighls and mob violence are a daily bcciirrcnct in the United States. —Prof> C. A. Moore, University of Minnesota. " • ..»,--* * We have learned more from Americans' ability to smile and sense of humor than you can ; guess. —Ariilne Youscli ,-Bey, Egyptian ambassador to the United Stales. V OF A RAINBOW THAN ON THE INSIDE/ OUT OUR WAY By Williams JircGI.V JIRUR TODAY Wlicri HE'rl'V HAVNIvS ill-jive oir from Ilic l.ouff llcaub unto Mill. JACK SI'lvUJJO.V iiiiU fnllrtl to rcliini, JIAIll'llA IIIIIT- TAIX flTNl Inrnc4l lo liollce. liut Hicy »>TO Jlllk- In-lit. So ivlien lii)>lrrloUK, lnind),uiiu- C 10 H 11 V A'l-:,\l; reiitiiiriirod on (hi; Mcttie, .Mnrthtl l^iuu'd on film (or help. And N|ID fell In liivo ivltli him. . .Ncnl lirli^d .triirlJui xcnrch hi Snti FruiiclMfo fur Itctly hut ullli rio rt-HullM. And flua\\y 3Ilitlhtl decided (Imt Nile luiiijt not let L^r iovc. InlerCeru wltli her hctter hiUKiuclit, HO «lie Imtl Xetil iir- rcntcJ, l-htirehiK Jilm ivllli hiilillca ' lcaled lu Delty'if ' . . . . 't'luiu Kite Nficd nortli, oiily tt> Ihuf Siirdiloii hlld crONHcu oil! uf Oiillfortilu hut Svll! L OUl u woniuh Ilixd Ih PIiM»ri](;cr. Arriving Iii 1'arllEind, Jliirlhit received n xtrunge Jiulc /rom llclly, referring to u "Clz- lilk In Sriltllc. 1 ' 1'ollee unit! they thoii£ht iii]C4ldoii iviiM cnrryJHi; Jletly nloiii; "tor Mnfety'f uiid then Ihcy hlulcd ^Iie ntlKlit ILIIVU Ijveu iiiurderrd. Clzullo they tuld lier, ^\IIN tin iiuderVyorld eliaructer. . 91rirlh[| vi'elit on ' id Seattle vthrrc ulic reevlvvd u teller from AH\(JI,1> SLOSS lit IhC- Airspeed '1'niller Coiuitiuiy, (cllliiif her to turn .oS'er her eoutimieut to » LleKl^nnfeil li^eiit ivhu \%-uiild meet her nt Iliu Vukoii iiurklnm Moek. Anil ivjieti. Klie. reached the. Mock, ,>l[lrlhn vt'aa Ktrirlled fo recoKiil'.e Sliedddn, in dlK^hlse. 'i'errlQed, Nhc ncrciintcd for UKHlsluuce, GO O.V WITH 1'llE STOII,^ CHAPTER XVIII TJUT so quick was Speddon tha' no sound issued from Martha's throat. She was conscious of his pale fist, crashing down like a lightning flash. There were sudden silver streaks against her eye lids as the blow struck—and then everything went black. But si swift is the mind that she knew even in that febrile instant, wha was to happen. In less than a quarter o£ a minute he \voiili knock her unconscious, shove he into the-trailer, and drive awa> This was her final impression and when she opened her eyes sh was slarllcd to see, not the smobt' painted ceiling of the trailer, bu rough, high rafters. Slie lay upo several layers of thick, unclea burlap, and her hands and fee securely tied. It was nol until a moment later that she was aware of the tight adhesive tape strapped so securely across her mouth. mustn't get panicky," she mustn't lose my She rolled over on her side, star- bleak, almost empty interior. It seemed lo be a poorly stocked warehouse—and then, suddenly, she heard below her the Hoi- jaw ached from Hie force t Speddon's cruel, cowardly blow. There was a queer feeling in her cad and oars, lob, sis If she might lave been under an anaesthetic, iuroly, she Ihoiighl, Speddon's fist ouldn't have held her unconscious or so long a time. How far was lie from the spot where U had happened? It cahve to her in sud- loh fear that she was hot iri Seat-. le at all. Curiously she ro-1 mcmbered . Marshall's .words in 'orlland: "If you do find Sped- don' it will be the last thing you ever do!" * » • AND now her tortured thoughts told her that there riiust be some terrifying .connection be- .weeh Jack Speddon and Arnold 31oss. She was certain now thai ler first fears,-there in San Diego, had been valid. There was something wrong about Sloss and Carrington. The Airspeed Trailer was a "blind" for something—but what? What was this thing into which she and Betty had stum bled so blindly? She lay there.on the rough burlap, her mind in turmoil with thoughts like these, and finally, from sheer nervous exhaustion, slie dozed. 'AVhcn she awakened she was cbnscious of a figure standing close. s The man drew closer. Somehow she knew, tliat it was Speddon Martha .cringed, wondering if he iriight strike her again. Then sin. heard him say, "Feeling beller?' His voice,was harsh, and fher< was iri it none of the sympathy cohrtoted by his words. "Hold still how," he said, kneeling beside her. 'Trri going ,tc yank the tape off ybur mouth. Bu if you start to yell I'll give you another-sock." Slie felt his damp unmistakable sound against wood piling. of -waves She kheiv VET THIS FUNGUS RABBITS 'SNOT COMMON. ARE ANIMALS OF ENTIRELY DIFFERENT GROUPS AND THE NAMES ARE. NOT 1 NTER.GH A.NGEAB 1_E. To many people, hares and rabbits are all the same,.while as.a matter of fact, they belong to separate groups, each of which .lias its own well-denned species. The hares have long, ears, long legs,-and live in for his. The rabbits are shorter legged, shorter cared, and frequently live in burrows. CO PR- 171 r OY IJEJl SERVICE. INC. tr:, Can burrowing :dfrissec in gUiriiis ilayh'ghl, then tilat she was imprisoned in a dock warehouse. as she could tell, she Hie only human within the bare confines ol that vast placb The few window openings were high, and shed little light. Try as slie might, she could not see through the darkness more than 15 or 20 feet in anv direction. 'elt his rough fingers at the end o lie tape. Then thbrc was a slid den, smarting pain and the ad lesive tape was off. Martha's lip felt sore and' bruised," but sh crie'd out instantly, "What hrtv you done with Betty Haynes?" Speddon laughed in the dark ness. "She's okay." "But where is she? You dldn bring her out of California:". "How do you figure that? nsked Speddon quickly. "The state patrol told me tho you went over the border wilh but her." There was-a morheht's silenc Then Speddon said coldly, "S you popped off? ...You . couldn take the advj-ie you had." "You mc.*i those telegram You wrote them—nb.t Betty?" "You're a smart babe, ! ain you?" Speddon said. 'Then: -''Tl blond babe is okav. She's cot little- cold, that's all, and we'jl kcepiri' her nice and quiet. Bil she's all right." "Then she's near here?" "Sure. You can see her if ycl want," Speddou told Martha. ;| "I do want to," Martha ail swered quickly. "But what-'! what are you going lo d'j will us?" "Just keep you under cover I hile, that's all. The Haym'l ame is across the Soun<. If yc'| e a good girl and not try lo yc I over the place I might tal-' ou whore she is/' || "I'll go quietly," Martha prorr' ed. "Just take me to her."'That' II I ask," I * * * • 1 fVKAY. I'll slap this tape bacj J on your kisser while I ij nd get you something to eat. \\ get over to see your frier ntil a little later, and in t! Tieantime I suppose you could er ouldn't you?" It was not until then th lartha was conscious of he hawing hunger. "Yes," she to* pcddon sullenly. "But I want ec Betty as soon as I can." "You will . . . ." He taped h ps again, smoothing it down tigl] vith fingers ^hat smelled of n inc. "That's all she's been la! ng about—seeing you. You b'a' must be pretty good buddi6s'| ipeddon got to his feet. "I'll gi r ou something to eat." She hea^l is footfalls fading into the darijl ness. Then, once again, there wil inly silence. ( She wondered if Speddoi )romisc was a trap—or the trutj ~'erhaps Betty was dead, as Ma shall in Portland had suggestc Perhaps this was only a tricfc n-ing Martha to the same fa Yet why ;ioul<] Speddon be elaborate about it? He could h'ajl killed her a dozen times since th I met in the parking loi. And 1.11 remark that Belty had talked',/ nothing else but wanting to si Martha indicated that hiayli after all, she was still alive. j She had not been in the dai, ness long before Speddon >| turned. Again he ripped off tj: unpleasant tape, and this time q the rope which held 'her hands t!. gether. Then lie held out to lij : in the darkness a warm cardfro'a' box. . | "There's a Couple of hat burgers and some potalo chip he saiil. "And I gol a thermos hot coffee here." Martha was grateful for 1 food. But despite her hurigi there was one thought uppcrm- iri her miiid., "When will we to see Betty?" "Go ahead arid feed your fact] Speddon said unfeeiingly. "Wdj start in about an'JTiour." (To Be 'Conliiiucd) sputum. Incidentally, it is im- .xsrtant that some of this sputum :c collected in a sterile container, because, the doctor may want a specimen as soon us possible in orcier to study it, and determine the type ot pneumonia that is concerned. In fact, it may be necessary for hirii to collect sputum directly from tho throat for this purpose, if the patient is unable to raise sputum satisfactorily from the bronchial passages. 10 Years Ago From the Files of the . Blytheville Courier News Wednesday, April 13, 1927 City Clerk S. C. Craig administered the oath to the following officers elected at the recent city election: Harry H. Brown, mayor; Edgar Bonim, treasurer; George \V. Barham. police judge; J. H. Roney, A. M. Butt and J. E. Lunsford, aldermen. Mr. Scudamore announced that the audit of the city'5 bcoks for the past two years has not been completed but that the city was in good shape financially. PETTYVILLE, Ark.-The levee oil tile cast side of Big Lake, 11 miles north of here, was dynamited early today by a group of men who escaped after a hot gun fight with levee guards. The damage to the levee was quickly repaired. Tin! members of the "Mid-Week club and their husbands honored Mr. arid Mrs. Aubrey Conway with a delightful dinner party at the home of Nfr. arid Mrs. A. H. Stier. Mr. and Mrs. Coil way will make their home in Little Rock after an extended tour of the Pacific coast. Moving pictures were given to the world by Thomas A. Edison in his basic patent of 1853. With tile invention of the "gramophone" in 1878, he laid the basis .for sound pictures. Liberia Curbs Food Seizures By New Rul' MONROVIA, Liberia (DP)— -If Liberian government has just, i into effect a new plan of inter administration recommended M. B. Sabin, formerly in charge American marines in Haiti v now administrative advisor to I Liberian government. Tile pinn aims to do away w some of tlie abuses of the forn system, such as recruiting of borers for compound work, I confiscation of rice and other mi keiable goods from chiefs withcj payment, and compelling headm to feed their men while engag3 upon government work. '\ The new system is called "iiu' reel rule" and was established af( Sabin' made an exlensive tour the interior studying the corn tions and needs of the native trib Trinity College, Dublin, was i| corporate:! by royal .charter 1591. / LOOK .' QUICK, rVV\ < I \ CAM'T HOLD IT BUt A i SECOND ~ LOOJilT TH' COMICAL CAMEL - - I'LL VOL) A MOOSE, NEXT ~ ATLL &E A HAED OME. MOTHECiS GET GEAV. .rv.«tu5.p«.«.». PncitnioDia Is Coinnnmicable Disease, Flourishes Li Win Lei, Early Spring (No. 18G) n v DR. ni'pKiiis nsiii!i;ix I^ilitor. Journal r.f the American i\tcdlcnl Association, titirl of Hygpia. tlie Health Ma^n/ine Pneumonia is essentially n disease of winter and (arly spring. It is cslinialcd (hat. in the nor- Ihcrn part of the United State, 75 per cent Of the cases occur in the four months from January through The condition may begin with chilis, fever, pain in the chest. and coughing, frequently, however. following an ordinary ' cold, measles, or some other infectious disease. It is largely with the idea of preventing imcumonia, incidentally. • that puyMfi.uis constantly urge prompt attention lo the common cold. • In coughing, the \\ittont ex pcctorates a thick sautnm which lictjuently is dyed red l>v blood cells from the • Inflamed lung. massive inflammation of one or more lobes of the lunt; is the firsl Important symptom of ;ir.cunion!f> Since it Is n commnnir.iblc disease, 1 passing from 0110 person lo another, people ->vlio m,- fatigued tindernourLslicd, or .subject to colds should be particularly care fill to avoid contact witli'anyoiv who has pneumonia. The gcrn leave the .body of the \irirm will the. discharge from mouth and nose, and enter the todies 0 [ thos secondarily infected by tiie saiiJ routes. There seem to be OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoop] who ah carry pneumonia germs \vllh- nt Ihemscives sutlering acutely 'rorii the disease. Fortunately, hcsc germs do not thrive in the ircsence of sunlight and air; the disease would be niich more common. The germ ordinarily docs not nultiply ouUsidc of the body. Yet t actually may live for months n (he dust of a rocm in which person \vho has had pneumonia las Hepwilcd his " sputum. The :act that various pneumococci are 'ound in the mouths'and throats of healthy people,' of course, .is •mother reason why it i-, so difficult to stamp out tliis disease. Pneumonia aftects alcoholics more frequently than other peo- j (lie. and it is likely to attack] [hose who are ' L run riou-n." For this reason, it is especially dangerous to tlie aged and to people enfeebled by other conditions. Pneumonia thai follows a .severe operation Is commonly called "post-operAltve pneumonia." it seems lo l:c well established thai overcrowding, wliirh favors the spread of ihe common cold, influenza, sore throat, .mil other diseases affecting lht> nose and breathing: Ir.icl. is an important factor in the spread of pneumonia. * * » In some cities, attempts have been made to isolate victims ot the disease, but this. ii\ aciic lias net been found practical. Care. should always b? taken to, dispose suitably of (he patient's THERE WAS A TIME WMEKJ i COULDN'T MAKE -UP \\Y MIMD WHICH WAS THE MOST USEPUL, AROUMD THL^ HOUSE/ YOU OR THE GLJCMDO IM THE CLOCK .' BLJT, SIMCE THE CUCKOO WEMT souR.T'VE. p&cipe THAT YOUR voicfe \e> YOUfz, "FORTUME, AWt> I'M (3O1WQ TO PUT YOU ,IMTO. FROUU'CTriOM, IF 1 HAVE TO EQUIP YOU WITH ICE TOWC3S AMD 5RJT-T-T SPUt-T -^ A HAWSER OF .ICE, IK1PEED/ FLJFF -P -~^X WILL HAVE YOU KWOVV, MAPANX-TTHAT I HAVE PURCHA-SED A PAYIWG BUSINESS / ITS "FAME, UMDER rAY 6UIDIMG d£M!U5, WILL STRETCH T=ROM TO COAST ~~ KAF ~ 1 AM 5\JPERSEDIWQ j IM HIS CIRCUS E.MTER-; f

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