The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 20, 1937 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 20, 1937
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JBLYTHKVILLK'(ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS co, PUBLISHERS . • O. K; BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HA1NES, Advertising Manager Scls National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Ino, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Bt. Louie, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Bund ay Entered: as second class matter at tho post office at Blythevlllr. Arkansas, uutfer act of Congress, October 9, 1917. . Served by the Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier to the City ot BlythevUle, IBo per weeK, or G5e per month, By mall,'Within a radius of 60 miles, $3,00 per year, $150 lor six months, 75c for three months; by mall In poilal zones two to six, Inclusive, $6.50 per year; In zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. Why Production Musi He Limited Neither friends nor foes of production control measures as a menus of safeguarding agricultural prosperity give adequate consideration, we be• licve, to a phase of the problem which, in respect at least to cotton, is of decisive importance. In the four years since 1932 there has been a very satisfactory recovery in the price of cotton. Just how credit for that recovery should be apportioned between the government's farm program and the improvement that has taken place in business conditions generally is hanl.lp, estimate. Neither would have been fully, .effective with- (tjul the other. Btifit'is»"si i gniiicant to v )\pte that recovery of expor't'-trhtlc has iila^e^ virtually no part at nil'in the achievement of the greatly improved situation which American cot- ion producers now enjoy. ^ Vi Cotton producers arc' o'voOyihg reln- ,tivc prosperity today because of artificially _ restricted production and in- creastd domestic demand." They have a good market, for a limited quantity.,: of cotton. ' But'despite a great increase in world consumption of cotton, American producers have made no progress toward regaining the great export market which once was theirs. And without it they must continue to restrict production if tltCy \wotiltl have prices maintained at a profitable level. - i There is no sound basis-for the /"argument that pr6cUictioii(fifcitr|tiori[i^ the cause of our losing our' foreign mar-> -, kets.' They were lost for an entirely different reason and their loss made and continues to make such limitation essential. Of course \ve could greatly increase our sales abroad, in terms of bales, if we were-willing to permit the price to slide back down. But it is dollars that AVG are interested in. And the volume of our exports in tennis' of dollars is not coming back materially until we make it possible for foreign customers to obtain dollars with which to' buy our cotton. In the -long run that means that so long as we maintain a teriff policy which makes it difficult for foreign countries to exchange their goods for our dollars, just so long will they find it difficult to obtain dollars with which to pay for our cotton. The reaKneed of the American cotton producer is for a tariff policy that would open the markets of the world to his product. Unless and until he gets that he will be courting disaster if he fails to keep his production within the limits which domestic and remaining foreign markets can absorb at a fair price. , Cupid's Handicap Frequently there are pleas for universal enactment of legislation requiring pre-marital physical examinations. Somehow, the movement hasn't made much headway, though the idea seems feasible. , It is wonderqd, however, why some group doesn't plug for .another type of test; one that would determine beforehand just what the prospective bride or groom docs in the way of snoring. The thought arises in connection with a Chicago alienation of affections case. Because he snored rather ostentatiously, a man claims, his wife made hihi sleep in an attic room for three years. Ifis wife is suing, the "other woman," to whom, she maintains, her husband turned his affections. " Now all this might have been avoided had the-plaintiff known, before her marriage, that her fiance was a nocturnal basso. When she took him "for belter or for worse," she had not known that the "worse" might include lying awake, trying to ignore a sound that s suggested a sawmill at the height of a lumber boom. So that a bride or groom can learn beforehand that her mate-to-bo - has sonorous leet of clay, to mix a metaphor, there otighta be a law! The Brontes I-service our dcnns of men and women perform for students Is their strenuous ncUrlly in 'promoting sleep. —Dr. A. o. De- wccse, director of filiiitent health, Kent State University. •''•'*. * * As soon ns you.nnd out your boss Is a boob, BO somewhere else.- Never work foi- n boss who Is Just trying to;get sonicthIng.qiit oi' j>oiy --Vynlter Moving, 'New York, in mi iiUihess^to" studchtV at Columbia University. ' •••• »•':•'»•'•';•.' • • The average American picks up a shot glass of a fine old rye...and then tosses It off with an expert three shudders, w][ies his lips with the back of his hand, nnrt says! "Ah, there, was a drink." -aiarry Louric, member Naticiml Associnlion of Alcoholic Beverage Importers. * » » ' Many cities have become too Inrge. And Now York is one or them. It. Ls Incfliclcnt and the people have to bustle about to overcome that Inefficiency. -Patrick H. D. Ronaldso'n Scotch architect. ' : * * * So many people toll me Dint praclhy.lly everything that can be invented has been. .In my opinion, we have not scratched the surface. •^Herman A. Finke, St. Louis inventor. * * * Remember that the keys to a man's heart are words of praise a'nd food well served. When occasion calls, feed him and flatter hlm.: u —Dr. L. Morgan Chambers; Trenton, N. j., advising women of ills congregation. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark ..$ -, * i'i TUESDAY, AMtli, 20, 1037 TRAILER ADVENTl By Nard Jones © I9J7, NEA Service, Inc. III Hu <'tlliln, Tlic !. "II \vill he surprisingly easy to fix up. We're going have our friends out on week-ends l» help." : i OUT OUR WAY By Williams HAVE WE FORGOTTEN AMYTHWG WAIT WAIT.' WA\T TILL l eerr NICE AW COMFORT ABLE VOU TH1WK.! WHV MOTHEES GET GEAY THIS CURIOUS WORLDS William Ferguson SCIENTISTS RESTORED THE SKIJLU OF THE PREHISTORIC BALLJCHITHERJUM FROM THAT WERE DUG- UP IfsJ THE GOBI DESERT. IT TOOK- ONE MAN SEVEN AlO/VrHS TO PIECE THE COMPLICATED "JI&-SAW" PUZZLE TOGETHER.. ))i:ci\ jii:isi: TODAY [••;illli,!,-, nidi tl,,- ij.-in ill <.i:il- I1V KK\li. to liu-nl* her fO]>l|i.-m- Joit, Hlv"iTl IIAV.VKS, nliilucli-U l» JACK Xri:ill)l>.\ MAIITIIA mirtTAlX ultirlc nurlli from Kan 1-ViuiclMco up On- \\t-nl <-imi*l. Anil HlJlldl-nl)- Kill' lIl-rllll-M. ('V4-II IllUUKll »lir luvr« .\i-nl ilml In- 1- Inn. II- «':ilril In llrtlyV. ilKniiiu-jirtuu-l'. So «lii' IIUH lilm iirr<'»li-il. ArrJvliiit : n f-Vnlllc-. nlll) III Bciiri-k ul Holly Mlirtliii IK al)- lluH<-*J Jly KjU-cJllun, Mllo lirOVCK ll> III- nil UKVII: fill- ,((>ll.\.\\- CI/..VJK. miller*! urlil elinl-artiT, Kvfnluully Mnrlliu llnd ii?ri>?ll nliunrtl Clt- iiltV »lil|i. 'i'iirn il 1« 11ml the li'lirun tin.. n,vl. Jii'lly huvr hrcii Hit- ImioiM'nf vIvllmK lit tl glKanllr iloin- rlnir, \ir:*>M- leader* ivtmli'il .lo (rj- oul :: III-M Irulltt- ;i« a TIIII-- *'(illr <-imvt-)-ur :nnl UAt-J ihr slrlK *tl innke NIC <(•*-.. Urnlk olli-r. li> luke Mnrllni I M hi flu: rliii,-, Hin-iili-iiliiK driilli II Hill- n-1ui;vx. Hut ^larllm In :ntn. iniinf. Ai\£cri-il nf thin dennnCL-r Cl/nlk I* nlMitil to iiunlMh ber \vln-ji u tcrrjtu- ilrliiiicillun rni'kK • In- »lil|i. In IIii' i-vi-ilriiirnl, 3lur- ilin CKfJIjIPM from OI/.lllk r N cnliln nnd llnds 3ii-lly. Tiity lejirn Hint MII> vininl Kimrd IK i-hiiKliiK <'!*- jitU'K Klilp, J.\,r :i moment llioy lliluk flu-}' :in? In lii> ri*NL-uc4l mill HIE-II Stu-ililon nMipiJr.'irH, loi-kK HJI iHii-e more In . fliMlk'rc . unilvr Kii:iril nt Ihc Orlcii- II,. Irlls tlirm 11 Illc VIHIHt l <-ii<i-Jicx up. It IIHTITIH dcnth. iI eni»li rucks the liniil null Ko ..... ul (l/i, Me pnlerH Die ljii^ :i revolver :it Hie Klrlji. !,, i, I ul ,i rim;, IiIJ- flMIMly at;;iii-..ii t^e Hlfel lilnll-s. rv'OM 1 tin o\ vvri'ii 'i-ai-j STOIIV CHAPTER XXIV j\(JARTll.i scrcami!(i, opened her eyes ;igain. But it was not Ciznik who had fired. His revolver clattered to the floor, find he stood there clutching his right wrist and rocking with- the sudden pain. Suddenly the room was filled wilh men, all struggling around Cir.nik and Ling. A young coast guard officer shoved through the mob. "Take them aboard." he ordered, and panic toward the two women. "Are you all right?" "Y-yes," said Martha weakly. "I'm Lieutenant Howison. We didn't know you .^irls were aboard here or we wouldn't have got so rough out there." Quickly he unloosened the vopx; which Ling had hound them. "We'll take caro of you. There's a c;cctor aboard." Howison's ;ncn made fast work ol sending Ciznik and the Oriental along the passageway. With the officer between them, Martha and Betty followed, both glad for his firm assistance. i On deck the confusion had subsided. Ciznik's men were meekly transferring to the coast guard. An officer and crew were making ready to take over the smuggling ship. Suddenly Martha slopped dead siill, her face growing paler WORD than before. "What's wrong?" Howison asked. She rubbed a trembling hand over her damp forehead. "N-n- nothing. I'm all rigln now." She had seen Gerry Neal, im- USR:D TO DESCRJBE: CIF.CL_ES OF LiGi-nr SURROUNDING- LUMIfMOUS BODIES. SUCH ^S THE MOON, COMES FROM THE GREEK WORD ... A THRESHINGr FLOOR./ WHERE OXEN TRAVELED AROUND IN A CIRCLE, TRAMPING OUT GRAIN. 2a COP3.13378YNEASERyiCE.INC. ciEntisU have done some very rema'rtaWe work in the restoring of nnient fossils. • Contrary to a quite prevalent opinion, the reconstruction f these skeletons is net done by guesswork, but by a general knowledge f anatomical structure. Although later skulls of the above animal have ecu found, cnly minor changes were made in the original specimen. 10 Years Ago From the Files of the Blythcville Courier News mislakably, aboard the coast [uard'culter! His presence among Ciznik's men was not what had struck her motionless. But rather it was the hurting thought that not once had he tried to help her, oven make her more comfortable, Not once had he owned the courage to face her at last, and admit the truth. Suddenly she felt herself leaning too heavily against the young officer. "I—I |hir<k I'm going to faint . . . ." » « * EMNG better now, Mart?" It was Betty, sitting on the edge of her berth. Martha saw the port hole above her and sprang from the pillow. "Betty! Betty, we're not back on that—•" "No . . ." Betty pushed her gently back. "We're on Uncle Sammy's ship this time, heading for Seattle. And friend Ciznik and his playboys are in the brig, or. so Lieutenant Howison says," Betty grinned infectiously. "He's nice, isn't he?" "I—I was too scared to notice." "Well," • Betty told her, "you should have stayed on your feet and you'd have had time to notice!' 'How long have I hc<;n here?' '\Ve\c been undei \\ay an houi The doctor si>s jourc okaj You came to once and he gave you'a sedative. AVhile you've been snoozing T ve been having dmnei m the officers' quarters Hungry?" "Sort of" ' The cook s Keeping something for jou I- She was intcr- lupted by T polite knock on the door It was I leutenanl ijouison ' How are you bj this lime" Ic smiled oleasantl> set his neat officer's cap on the'tabled Much better," Martha told him 'Sorry to go out on you like that." "You should get him ;!q tell you what we were up against,"-Betty suggested. . .''' ••" " ' "Probably Miss Brittain doesn't want to hear about il right no.w.' "I do, though," Martha .assured lim. tit 'WELL-. . . the fact is that ' you girls found yourselves right in the wind-up of a case.the T-men have been working on a long time." "T-men?" "Yes. Treasury Department men—customs agents. " We were just helping them out on this little deal. Ciznik has had a syndicate for the past 10 or 11 years I'm told. It stretched alt up and down the coast, and , back into Chicago and Detroit. He'.had .the idea to really go in for'transnprt- ng quantities of dope—rWith trailei caravans. Ho figured they would levee break. The businsss suction of New Madrid is under from five to fifteen feet ot water. ' NBXT: Where is-thc geogrnimical center of Norlli America located'; WcihiL::tlay, April 25,. 10Z7 Sheriff J. A. Bass, County Judge V. O. Holland an:l City Attorney Ivy W. Crawford went into the Big Lake flocj area in boats this niarn- iu^ ard are bringing the h^m-lcss ones cut to higher ground. Th? Frisco railroad ssnt 29 boxcars to Big Liks this morning to serve as temporary honiu for (looa refusa W. M. Scruggs, Eric. Bollard, Eugene Dickerson and R'^hnrd Di:k- crecn drove to New Macirkt yesterday to sec the break in the lev?;. lot be regarded with suspicion, and they wouldn't be running afoul of the truck legislation and iccnso laws in all flic various tales. Also, ho figured they'd bo )ig enough to carry other stuff, oo. Unstamped liquor. Maybe bring aliens into the industrial centers Oh, he was going lo go n for il on a big scale." "That was the trouble," Betty mentioned. ""«'_• y'ot too darned big." "That's right. You sec, wr,;,t ;-,<• didn't realize when he started all his new idea was that one of the P-mcn had been working a lonj< lime right in his syndicate. His name was Guy Weeks, and he'd even taken a Chinese blood oath with some of Ciznik's Ctiineso :ang, so he- could get more information/ 1 "But i£ this T-man knew nil nboul Ciznik why didn't they get lim long ago?" Howison shrugged. "II they'd ihol too soon they wouldn't have jcen able to "clean up the whole mess. This was a big thing, you mow. There were more than 200 customs men all over the country icsirc in on it, and several scoro JOracr patrol agents were transferred lo Ihc coast to help trap the opium smuggling rings that'' Ciznik had built up. Then the coast guard came into the picture. This boat was sent around from the east coast to replace a slower cutter. We didn't even know why ourselves until now." t t * " VOU should see the opium Ciz" nik had aboard!" Betty exclaimed. Martha nodded. "I did sec some of it. Why is it put into cans filled with flour?" That's to keep it dry," Howison told her. "You see, the opium smuggling liners from the Orient toss the stuff overboard in sacko lied with cork floats. At the top of the sack is a flashlight sealed i bottle. Then the faster, smaller boats, like Cizuik's, come along the steamer lanes and pick the stuff up. They transfer it to shore where Ciznik planned to transport it all over the country." Martha looked at Betty. "If ever we get to the old home town again we'll never leave, will we?" "Don't say that," Howison went on quickly. "Miss Haynes has promised to come lo Seattle again next summer, after I've done Alaska duty . . . Anyhow, you can't leave the coast right away. You may have to slay lo give some evidence—and you're both going to have dinner with me ashore." -. Martha • smiled.""Isn't -three a^ crowd?" " ilr: ' ' ) (!• Be Concluded)' NEW MADRID, Mo.Virtually all <:i New Mndril's population abandoned tlie tr/,vn as th; rosult of fi;cd waters from the Dorcra Victims-of Chronic Bronchitis, Usually Men, Cough Constantly BY nit. MORKIS riSHBI-ltf i cold spell and last all winter. Editor, Journal of the American Eventually, of course, when the Medical Association, ami of lungs are sufficiently damaged, ItjRCin, the Health J1;ig;izinc | (he coughing continues all year A victim of chronic bronchitis round. "I As a result of this continuous coughing, the victim of Hints on Life .Offered By 4 Centenarians BOSTON (UP)—If you would live long: -. .' • . "Be moderate in all things,", ad- VIESS Miss L. Anna Dudley, 103,.of Boston. ' , ' "Take good care of your health," rccommencis Mrs. Caroline L. Flagg. 102, of Welleslsy. "Kc3p gocj health and a good deposition," suggests . Mrs.. Caroline M. Cohant, 100, of Brookline. "Maintain a serene mind and temper and trust In God," says Mrs. Electa P. Stratton, 101, 'of Shelburno Falls. OI these ' tour . Massachusetts centenarians, only Mrs. stratton considers use ol : tobacco in moderation not harmful; All condemn liquor. : The "most interesting thing 'in life'.' to three, of the quartet is children. • Miss Dudley, a spinster, suggests "doing what one mils', and can do at all times." Cushion Seats Assured For Railroad. Brakemcu . ST. LOUIS (UP)—Brakemcn on the Cotton Belt Railroad need no longer fear cold and snow, ami it they get tired on the job they can rest while working. The Cotton Belt will Install electric foot warmers and spring- cushloncd scats with back rests on all locomotives, in accordance with an agreement, with the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen. The scats ivill be 15 inches wide, 16 inches long, 18 inches ,high, while the backs will 1)0 15 inches wide and 1G high. There must he H inches of leg room and the cushions must have springs. Heaters are required where necessary. OUR BOARDING HOUSE Palestine has tr.rco time as many Arabs as Jews. ":. |jji With Major Hooplc icularly during the night, when result of Irrltalion in hi-, Chronic Infections or the bron- :hial tubes arc common in c,rtain „ , Hc cm ' slls ^rr^T±C£, , ™"7 '"• '"'"", , .,.1™ t r —tin,, •,<„.,,, ... ,_ from the lungs will be found to s t , stained with infectious material, or irritation lungs. Chronic-bronchitis Is more com- and. accordingly, be vcllow mon in. men than m women, us- green i.It>- appearing after nuddb age.l As ' arcsmt or rilff(culu . ,„! There does not seem to \,? any] sleeping .the person usually is special germ associated with the tired and depressed. If there is condition but, when mucous nia-! muc h absorption, he mav terlal from the tubes is oxumin-' somewhat toxic, ed, a mixture of various «crms is. • • • most frequently found. , Bccnllsc ot tlu , constant conch-i ing nnd difficulty in breathing. Usually .the person \vhn has 1 changes take place in-the hmgsi chronic bronchitis may remember whereby almost constantly they that for a good many wimcrs he [arc partially distended with air. 1 has had a cough and some troti-'This causes more difficulty with ble with his lungs, and thai at breathing _and the heart' action' first It lasted just a shou ti me . because it Is impossible to get a Later, however, the condition proper amount of oxygen into the teemed to come on \vith in,. iu s ., blood. ! WE't? UKE TO PUT VOL) INJ MOVIES MAKE A &LOW MCT OF HO'/v' \c J VEH .' TH' SALES CHATTER YOU USED, TO eAS Tl-l' MA3OP, WTO BOoTIMCi AWAY OM A OF PLEA'S, .. _ . T! '.ErRE's 1-.£<3IMEMTS ' .' PP' MlBERMATIMc3 ^EVERY MOMQREL'S SMOULI3 BE CAMMEP POR "POSTERITY f IDEA IMTO BLOOM IW MY OLD FLOWED CROCK •^J. X^^' AMY PROP0SITIOM X STICK MY MEAD IK1TO WILL TAKE BIG ~io dOM MEW AMD CiOLD- • -B-RICK \ PEDDLERS f IF YOU TWO BARGAIW- C.LEF-.KS - "POOLED YOUR CAPITAL ',YOU COULDW'T -'TEM . ... , A VEWMY. ARCADE f UT OAKS'S "PLEA'S HELP DIPLOMAS— siytffZ&S • - icrc'M'K

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