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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 16, 1937
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;--(AfiK.)' COUillKH NEWS 1 k " THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS — • THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS ~rr" ' - O. R. BABCOCk, Editc-r H. W. HAINES, Advertising Manager Sc'.e National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dailies, Ino, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Bt louls, Dallas, Kansas City; Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class mutter at tlie post office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9. 1917. Served-by the, United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the city of Blythevllle. 15o per wees, or/ 65o pcy month. .... By mall, within a radius of 60 miles, $3.00 per year $1 60 for six months, 75c for three months; by mail In postal zo»cs l«° '° 6lx ' ino 1 " 51 ™$650 per year; In zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. ______ The Supreme Court, and the Farm. Problem F.ditorials in the rhetropolitiin press since last, Monday's .supreme court decisions in the Wagner labor act cases ' indicate a widespread feeling that the court has cut the ground out from under President Roosevelt's supreme court reorganization proposal. Certainly, as the real purpose of Ihe president's plan was to obtain « court \vith a lucre favorable 'point of view toward legislation of/ a type which the New Deal regards as essential to the meeting of present clay *' problems, it would scarcely seem necessary to change the court if the , couit has changed' its. views to lit those of the administration and of the ,'people. But has it? The court has finally conic to acknowledge that big-scale modern in-' • dnslry is a .national rather than a local .affair. But what about agriculture? Is the court ready to recognize that the farmer's problems re,, quire national treatment? Is it ready to reverse its AAA decision? Public Finances It is as necessary for our cities and counties to live within their incomes as it is for individuals—and often just as difficult. , It is especially difficult when the problem of making limited revenues meet expanding demands is complicated by debt. ' In the four years of Cecil Shane's service as 'mayor the substantial floating debt with which the city of Blytheville tt-as burdened when he took office was virtually wiped out. That , means that 'Mayor Shane and the members of the city council who served with him operated the city on something leas than its income. They made a good recoixi and as a result, although the city's financial condition is still far-from "'ideal, the difficulties which confront Mayor Marion Williams are somewhat less than those which his predecessor faced four years ago. • _ ••".:"' \ The condensed statement of the county's financial situation which appears elsewhere .in this paper indicates that County Judge S, L. Gladish is confronted with the same kind of problem—oil a considerably larger scalo. The county has a floating debt which, in proportion to its annual income, is extremely h<iavy. It is necessary for this and several years to come that expenditures be held substantially below income. The situation is' not a pleasant one for the county judge, who naturally would prefer to 'make a record of- achievement along lines other than mere penny pinching. 'But. the county's welfare demands that its finances be put on a sound basis before any'than absolutely unavoidable 'expenditures are made. Judge .Ctladish has announced that every three months he will publish a statement, similar to that appearing in the Courier News today. In so doing he will ;be putting himself, in the current phrase, "on the spot," for the taxpayers of the county will no doubt watch for progress in debt reduction. At the same time, however, publication of the .statement should lessen in a degree the demands for county expenditures with which a county, judge is always beset. For with the figures on the county's financial situation before them citizens should ^certainly be slow to ask outlay of county funds for any but the most pressing purposes. Al'JUL SIDE GLANCES By George Clark 'Debunked Slowly, one by one, the "miracjes"' with which the untutored: savage beguiles the visiting white man turn out to have simple, rational explains lions-r^to ; b'c, in short, no miracles at all':'" j : •",'.. One of the most famous of these isi the fire-walking slim I, Natives walk barefooted over beds of glpwing coals and are not harmed; and whole genei'a- tions of travelers' have wondered jti'st what the secret is. Some of them: have invented very hifalulin theories to explain: |it. Rut 'a group of scientists recently put, the mtittcV to the test, near London, sending a group of doughty experimenters ^through the coals; and they report that there is no mystery, to it at all, although "there is something to learn about the hardness of the • hu'nian foot." f In other words; 'thick, -skins, not: magic, are the lire-walker's secret. "You have my permission, Jenkins, to use anv of the cars as much as you wish. I know you will^ anyway." THIS CURIOUS WORLD ^ Iliam I not only make firecrackers, but 'also chairs to put them..'under. —Fung Pnk-lin, China's "firecracker king," who . nbo exports wicker' furniture. ! » ' » " » "Wall Street,neck". Is,-the:tension, which de- : vclops nt. the back of the neck when a man' or woman does desk work nil day nud every day. —Dr. D. S. Atwood. New York, address- Ing an ostcopathlc meeting. * * » The bartender is a doctor, psychologist, salesman, ami mother to his clients and must know- how to handle them. —Frank Marzano, instructor of a school for bartenders. ALTHOUGH BLA2ll\!& HOT DURING PART OF THEIR. FALU TO FAfarrH, COOL so RAPIDLV WHEN NEARJ'NG- THE S (J RFACE TH AT THEV HAVE BEEN KNOWN TO FALL INTO A HAY STXCK WITHOUT CAUSING IT TO MUSK-OX HAS NO NEE A FLY-SWATTER TAIL/. EVEN TKOUGf-T HE,. ! LIVES IN A FLV ' AND MOSQUITO INFESTED LAND. HIS MUSKGLANOS KE£P INSECTS AWAy. COP^IJHBYKtuSERVICE, (m. "BROWN PAPER., SOAKED IN OIL" WAS THE ONLY INSULATOR. THE INVENTOR. FERRANTI • COULD RMD FOR. HIS PRIMITIVE ELECTRiC CARI FS | IN OQO/ TODAY, IT STILL IS BEING- USED FOR. INSULATION. OUT OUR WAY f MX) GUVS \ I AGREED TO \ GRA& WHUT > HE'D OFFER, i US FER THEM By Williams /on, I'LL HAVE THESE SPELLS REG'LAR, MOW, ALL. MY LIPE ~ EVEW TIM& I THlfvJId. OF THIS.' TAKIN' TvVO AM' A HAFR BUCIiS/WMEM HIS OFFER FOUR. BUCKS.' OOOooo 'OH, WE.LL, IF WE'D WAITED AWOTHEK PAV, HE'D OF SPENT ANOTHER. POLLAR ~ HA-MA- E>UT,TH£K), IF WE'D* TOOK. IT TH' ^ PAY BEFORE - COOH - GI2OAM, Duo. to tho resistance of the atmosphere, meteorites cease to hurl U an elevnlion of some 10 to 20 miles above the .earth. When we ste one that appears to strike the earth, we know that it must, he a Icasl 200 miles away, since'it disappeared below our horizon while r,tl high enough in the air to appear luminous. NEXT: Are hermit crabs hermits? TRAILER ADVENTURE 'fl By Hard Jones © I9"/ NEA Service, Inc. TOIIAV I'nllliil-, win, (I,,. fcrln of HKIl. ill N10AI/, lu liu'iin* IIIT fiuniiaii- toil, ll|.J'l v rv 1MVX/:S, nlidlirtvd l<» JACK SI'i:m>U.Y, JIAitTIIA IIHI'rrAlJV Hlurlft norlli tram Sun l''ruj!cj*t'o iii» tin* \ivxt fOJitl. And «"ilili'nly Hlio clfdileH, rvrn HIOIIJ;]| "be lovm Nctll, Ilinl Ju- In fnilili- <•" In lk.|l}'« dlKii|iiif»niiK'|., So lit n Kinnll Cnlirorniii lulu. «lie rrK Jlil'H Mnrllju un lo Forl- nrju Miii-fN un Innd, xllll Kr.iri-liliift tor fr. '1'tierf «!,,, l<.,,n,s i>< „ JOH.VNV <;1/.MK ..... J.-nv.irlil dmrncler of neintlc, who Kfrni* to be Involved, Jo<>. 1'oHi'e lil,,( n,ii( lleily mn y Juivc Iji-cu nuirdi.rcil. Arrlvluir I" Srnllli., Jlnrllm U ordered I,y AII.VOM) Sl.OSS of *he AJrHJIcca Trailer ConiiifiiiX. io iurii over her <>iju limit ut to 11 ilenlKimO'd uisi-tti wliu would meet tier nl Hit Yukon ii;irlih> K black. JJie iiKcnt fH Siieddou mill lie uli- iluclis Murlliii. .SIic tin-liken* hoitrK Inter lu mi abandoned dock ivnre- IIONKC. TJieii Sjirddan nr/Ivi », KII>'M lie ttt luklne Ler to «ei! ilel- t)V and Mtirllui I« landed Into ;ui- ulbi-r jjout mill- clilororimnod. l\i:xr win? mvnkciiK nljonrd u lieiivy nlilli. There J« n Knock nt Hie iloor mid SpoJJon tcLIu lier »bc N to fnlloir !,ln, to Clxnlk'H vnliln. Slcniire.J liy :irm, .Mnr- 11m lirtliis la rllml) Oiu nleol Mntrs. lli.«j-, mciiiiivlillf, IIIIK iio( lllilJenrcd UK Juiti liuen iiroinjKed. NOW GO OX WITH TUB STOUY CHAPTER XXI 'T'HE stcol companionway led to an enclosed deck above, but Martha still could not leel the bracing air, or know whether the vessel was in the open sea or skirting the edges of some shore. She followed down a long pas- ,-;agcway, hearing Speddon behind lier and then, as she reached a dark-stained door, he said, "Go right in there. Ciznik will be along later." She opened the door and stepped into n room much different from the one in which she had been imprisoned below. The walls were paneled with walnut. The center boasted a heavy walnut (able on which rested a beau- liful ship's lamp. There was a built-in double bunk over which was thrown a blue and white candlcwick spread. She turned to face Speddon; but found to her astonishment that he had not accompanied he into the room. As she faced the door she heart! Ihe key turning within the lock. Once again she was caught — and this time waiting for Johnny Ciznik! In. nervous idleness she rovec ausut the strange room. At the end opposite the door was' a grea long chest, carved curiously. She tried to open the lid carelessly with one hand, but found that al her strength was necessary. Anc inside the big chest was square tin after square tin, piled one Klop the othw. Martha opened one. Inside was something that looked and smelled like flour. She was examining it curiously when suddenly there was a sound at the door and it particularly conditions affecting he heart, anil the patient's re- ponse to the disease. Much depends, also, on whether here are any secondary complica- ioiis, such as sometimes occur, affecting the heart, the ears, the ntcstines, the liver, ,or other or- jans of ths body. swung open, in her fright, Martha dropped the tin box from nerveless fingers. • The white powder splattered over the deep- 5iled rug, and her startled eyes saw that within the flour had Seen a second, smaller, tin which was sealed tightly. In that fearful moment she knew that she lad been examining opium— sealed within tins, then packed into flour in another tin so that when it was floated overboard it would keep dry! "What's the idea!" * * * CHE looked up to see a heavy, squat man, dark and angry. At once she knew that this was Johnny Ciznik. Beneath his open pea-jacket he wore a well-tailored suit. His tie and collar were correct. But Ciznik's face was red and lined. His eyebrows were black and heavy, his mouth full and sensuous, utterly cruel. He walked toward the treirt- bling Martha. "W 9 in en!" he growled. "They're always sticking their noses where they're not wanted. But you didn't fin& out anything I wouldn't have told you. That's opium—and I'm Johnny Ciznik. I'm'the biggest operator in it, just as I was the biggest operator in-liquor before repeal." He smiled at her ironically. "Want to know anything else!" "There's .just one thing I want fo know,") Martha answered steadily. "Where's Belty Haynes? I want you to take me to her—and I want you to put ustoth ashore." Ciznik's eyes widened admiringly. "Say . . . you've got some stuff!" He;walked to the fable, got himself, a cigaret. "Your friend's all right. You'll see her when I get ready." Carefully he lighted the .cigaret, observed Martha keenly Ihrough the ha^e of. gray smoke. "How'd you like to make a pot of doughy" "I wouldn't. All I want is to get put, of this!" •" '-• - ,. •• "That's' pretty hard, baby. Especially when you're already in it up to your neck." "I'm nol in il," Martha cried "I've tried every' way I- know to—" "Oh,, yes,-'' interrupted Ciznik savagely. "Yon-'ro in it. You Were in it the minute you drove out 6 San Diego with that trailer." "What do you mean? 1 * smiled. "I mean Iha ^ Sloss and Carringtdn work for me. Wo were trying something A false compartment in a family trailer—never be suspected. . A compartment that coild carry opium—even people. Chinese ou ct Mexico into the United State. . . . Natives out of British Colurrt- bia. At a good price, of course „ were trying it out for us. IVe dont know yet whether the reasury Department dicks arc lise. But it they do smell any- hmg its too bad for you and •our friend, isn't it?" He crushed he cigaret savagely, turned to ler again. "You ought to be iroud to be in on something like hat. It's (he biggest idea John !iznik ever had—and that's say- ng plenty. No trucks: for the dicks to get wise to, but a cara- •an of trailers. Opium . . . un- .tamped liquor . . . ." Martha swayed against the wall. t seemed preposterous that she ind Betty had been the ,victirns if this carefully planned hoax— he Airspeed Trailer Company. Jut, as her mind raced swiftly jack fo that day in San Diego, she realized that her suspicions lad been based upon a true intui- ion. "So you're in it," Cfznik was joing on. "I'm giving you a chance o stay in it. I could use you to good advantage. You've got looks jnd courage^-and—well, we could jet along all right.'"Suppose I don't like the idea?" Martha asked slowly. 4 6 * QIZNIK shrugged. "I wouldn't; decide right away, if I were you. There are a lot ol things you ought to think about. Suppose the T-mcri want to know about your little trip in the frailer? You couldn't make your story sound very good, could you?" ; "But there wasn't any opium in the trailer?" Ciznik roared. "Vfasn'l there? Listen—it the dicks got that trailer right, now they'd find its ceiling lined with it! ... .'Only they won't get it-sunless I want them to." "Unless you .. . want them to?" "Sure. I might have to t-jt you and the Haynes girl and Sloss and Camngtoi] loose, you know. I'.ve never spent a day in the ice- T)bx and I don't intend to." He walked slowly across the room, gazed out one of the port holes. "I'd think it over pretty carefully, if T were you, baby." "I don't have to think it over," Martha cried, her voice so high and bilter that Ciznik turned in. surprise. "I'd see you in • before I'd let a man like you wipu my shoes!" Ciznik flushed to an even rieepcr crimson. "All right then, wise dame." Swiftly he walked to the door and opened it. Martha saw the Oriental standing expectantly in the passageway. Ciznik nodded once, muttered something unintelligible, and 'she saw the yellow man enter the room •alk toward her. • (To Be Continued) the/ r, and* 1 Maine Student Designs Home Without Training NEWTON, Mass. (UP) — Paul Campbell, 21-year-cld University of JIaine senior, took time out from his Etudies to build a horn?. With no architectural training or knowledge of blue-print drawing, he planned his house, hired carpenters, contractors and had ths foundation and frame built. Remaining in so!e charge r.e finished the modern air-conditioned hcmc. The house has a chimney DUtside anu a garage. "You can do' things if you make up you r mind and stick it through," Campbell said. 10 Years A go From the Files ot the " Blytheville Courier News Saturday, April iG. 1927 Four breaks accuirec in the Big Lake levees last night and ' early today and at noon another break was feared. Engineer A. M. Fairley said at noon today tiiat it-was useless to attempt to repair the breaks as if this were clone it \vould only cause the l£vee to break elsewhere. Miss Benu'ce Woniack leit this morning for Memphis to enroll in Miss Wylic's business college. arrcss the river from HIckinan, Ky., was apprehensive, and New Madrid was anticipating the worst flood in its history. - OSCEOLA- George W. Barham of BlythEVillc was guest of honor at the Osceola Civtc club noonday luncheon and entertained the members with one of his inimitable short talks on everything in general and nothing in particular. MEMPHIS — Floods ' sweeping down the Mississippi river broke an opening in the main line embankment near Dorena, Mo., today and swept inland over a wide area in Mississippi county. Dorena, Youth Incorporates Self To Promote Music Study LINCOLN. Neb. (UP)—Daniel J. Tilford, 22. of Ralston lias incorporated himself to promote his musical education. "Under terms of articles filed with the secretary of state. Tilford is authorized to sell up to S20.CKIO worth of stock in his future—2,000 shares at S10 a share. He is president and secretary of the firm. Serum Should Be Given Pneumonia Victims Wild Least Possible Delay BILLS, SO .'-- WHUT'RE YOU (Xo. ISO) I1Y nil. MOKKIS FISIIBEIN Editor, Journal of the American Medical Association, ami of HygelLl, the Health Magazine Experienced physicians empha- ize the fact that most favorable -jsults from the use of anti- pneumococcl scrum are obtained f the serum is given early. The .vord "early" Is interpreted r,o! as number of days after the ting- losis Is made, but as a matter of This applies particularly to ihc '.ype 1 pneumococcus serum. Record.; have been gathered \vliich show that the use of this scrum. when given early and in .sufficient amount, may lover by 59 to 80 per cent the deaths from type l pneumonia. Good results also have he::; cured with the serum for tyi pneumonia, and serums luno i tried with varying results in s., ml , of the varieties of type •!. The results with type 3 pneumonia, however are not encouraging. * * » It is (Obvious, therefore, thai Immediate determination of ih c type or.organism concerned j n an individual case is excecrfiusiy m . pbrtarit if the right scrum is | 0 be given promptly. Where a suitable laboratorv is available, It is possible to \ lavc the typing of''the sputum completed within a half hour niter the specimen reaches the !;itoi;i- tory.'If a'suitable serum Is Given OUR BOARDING HOUSE in sufficient quantity at an early stage in the disease, it may bring about a sudden .lessening in the patient's fever, his breathing may become easier, and his blue appearance and other symptoms may disappear. The earlier the is given, the more likely is such a result to be secured. Since- the scrum is given in fairly large amounts, it is wise to make certain that the person who Is to receive it is not sensitive to serums and will not react with the eruption and other symptoms that appear wlien sensitive patients are given large doses of substances to which they arc sensitive. in some states, notably \\o\v York, the campaign against pneumonia is now being encouraged by free distribution of senirn through Ihc suite's department of health. It is obvious that such Injections should be made only by a- physician and that he must be responsible for teeming the fpc- cimcn'of spHlHin to be typed, and foV mating, Ihc wccssary application for the correct scrnm. * * * The'ordinary of lo'wr pneumonia ends in fairly prompt recovery in five to 10 days, or else t» death. Much depends on the age of the patient; the type of germ which, causes the infection; the extent ot improvement c.iriy in the disease; the time nt which treatment with, scrutii is bctiiin; the presence of nny complications, WOUL17 YOU LIKE TO ATTEND A "PERFORMAMCE OF MY dlRCUS? MAYHAP YOU'D LIKE TO YOUP. EM MASSE, A <5ALAJsH<3l-lT OF IT—- MMM-M YOU WILL T3e AMAZED AT THE. VERSATILITY OF MY &TAFS HOUSE FULLOF PERFORM I iMQ FLEAS WHO CAM BE AT THE WORLD !s RECORD OUMP1KJG WtO A PIW1K1Q ROOM N CHAIR./AKJD EAT 1 TEW TIMES THEIF, With Major Hoople "THAWK-3 FOR TH 1 MEW MATTRESS YOU T'UT OM ,^\Y BED/ IF YOU CAM KECALL, I'D LIKE TO HAV3 TH 1 ADDRESS OF TH' BRICK YARD THAT A TSVV BRICK'S T3ACIA AMD FORTH—

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