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BT.YTHTevrLMB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TfiE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. \V. HA1NES, Publisher JAMES L. VERHOEPF, Editor - PAUL D. HUMAN. Advertising Manager Sole N*tlohal Advertising Representatives: _:W«11»C* Wllmer Co., New York, Chicago, De• - trblt, Atlanta, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter Bt the post- ofllce at Blythevllle, Arknnsns, under act. of Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By crxrlcr In the city of Hlylhevllle or any suburban town where carriei service Is maintained, 20c per week, or 85c per month. By inall, within :\ radius of 40 miles, ?4.00 per year, $2.00 for six months, 51.00 for three months; by mall outside 50 mile zone, 510.00 j>er year payable in advance. in lite i*i- States. extends United to conlrovurii'js different nt;iies." Vii' Time for Legal Action Lei us assume ,)<ilin Doe, erty owner, believes poi'tion.s (j a rage and driveway of liis a physician, arc situated on his land. And let vis assume John Doe does not lake the sensible course of tryin;,' to S settle the matter by legal means. Instead, he steals into the doctor's garage one nifht, takes the key 1'r-iin his automobile, puts his own padlocn on the (jiirago door, and refuses to surrender Uic'koys to loek or ear. Such an action not only is an invasion of the doctor's properly rights. It is nls > a source of possible danger to iho health and life of his patients. However right John Doc may be in his properly dispule, his liigh-handivl, irresponsible behavior would undoubtedly earn him public censure and a severe legal penalty. Vel if John Doe headed Ihe labor unions in a basic industry, the situation would be decidedly different. He could, in effect, set'.lc his dispute by punishing the patient; inslead of the physician, and they. 1 " ' would he little that anyone could do about it. One reason for the different situation is that in disputes such as the coal strike, which endanger the public .safety, everyone seems to have been gotug on the assumption that there are only two branches of our government The legislative branch has been invoked and threatened, and pressured from both sides, to enact or withhold legislation aimed at preventing punishing strikes which imperil the general welfare. The executive br:i>ini has had to arbitrate, make recomnu:].- dations and take over management op..." .orations. The judicial branch has beon 'carefully bypassed. Labor has resisted any restriction of the right to .strike. It is obvious that come "when industrial adversely affect the in btisic industries and utilities wh.'i'>: Hie public welfare is at strike. Kullii'if.ht. of Arkansas would make strikes such industries unlawful. Kerfirtison .MichifiTiH: favors a sysleni of Icde liibor courts. The Constitutii)n dicial power of Hie amonjr other lliiinfs, "between citizens of When John I,. Lewis, a cilixen of Virginia, can call a sti'ike vHiich causes unemployment lo thousands of st»rO workers, which prevents the niiintii'iic- lure of automobiles and Hie shipment of cargoes, liere is a controversy where such judicial power is clearly applicable. Senator Ferguson is talking iticoii- testable good sense when lie says. "U is now plainly apparent that we h-iv: Kill lo set up some legal machinery 10 do the job. The economic power of disputing parties should not be Ihe doci'S- u\K factor." n • !, IflU The Christmas Seal Ihe lime has disputes whicli whole countrv must be settled by the same orderly means as any other disputes affecting the rights of persons or property. Two senators would make arbitra- of disputed contracts lion compulsory The Christmas Seal is an immigratii: that has become a good American. A brain child of Kinar llolboell, a Danish postal clerk, it came to America in 1907. Air. llolboell conceived the Idea every Christinas letter should carry a seal showing the mailer's conlribulio i to the f iff hi against tuberculosis. Social Worker Jacob Riis wrote a magazine article about the seal; and a Tied Cross worker, lUiss Kmily P. Iji.-;- sell, decided to try Holbooll's idea. Sh': sold the first American seal in 1907 in Delaware. In 1908 Ihe American Red Cross sponsored Ihe firsl /nation-wide «ib, turning the proceeds over lo the then young H"d struggling National Tuberculosis Association. In 1919 the Chrkr- mns Seal carried for the first time the red double-barred cross. This numl'i that same cross carries its message .» all who travel Hlythcville's Main Strcti In 1920 the Red Cross turned no seal sale over to the National Tuberculosis Association. 'Hiis month Americans in all slates are buying seals as a part of their contribution in the w.\r against one of the world's greatest killers. In Mississippi County the death toll last year was 28, and the kill was four greater than the 19<M total, an increase of more than It! per cent. Tho gains made by this merciless killr.' should arouse buyers of Christmi.s seals to greater activity this yeav. Mississippi County's quota in the u-t- tioiinl campaign is $10,000. Have you purchased your seals and joined the fight against tuberculosis' Or have you merely glanced at the double-barred cross and ignored it-i message to leave this killer froe u> spread his deadly germs and pave ilia way for a greater death "toll next and the next and the next? M ,,, I English professor— and wondered hobbled painfully down the vaguely U he had passed the ; long hospilal corridor back again. He had quickly discarded a pair crutches on his first day out of bed. Now with the thick wooden cane Hussel had brought him hc was able to walk without assistance. Russel came down the corridor .. recognized Jled taking his walking exercises and hastened lo catch UP with him. • Russ looked unusually cheerful. 'The doctor's going to release you tomorrow," he reported, falling into step beside Red. "Janice and I will be around lirst thing in the morning and pick you up." "Good," Red grunted. "I'm gel- ting damned tired of this place." He sniffed Ihe disinfectant-laden air and made a face. "It's been a drag, I know," Rus! sol admitted. The week the doctor had first set as the length of time ' Red must remain in the hospital had lengthened into two. Red's injured leg hadn't healed quite as last as had been expected. They were all frankly impatient to get started back cast. There was another angle to the delay which worried Russel. The accident was going to cost Red = quarter in school. It would be too late lor him to register by the time they got home. He . brought U up now. Red gave his attention with an effort lo what Russ was saying lunny, how remote and long ago going lo school seemed. In fact - he'd forgotten school altogether' ,_-conccntrati»g as he had been this and tried and I Not tliat !t mattered now. Where | he was going as soon as he could walk, it wouldn't matter whether he'd say "ain't" or "isn't." Russcl didn't know what he had mind. Russel mustn't know— not until it was an accomplished fact. Hussel's knowing would lead to useless arguments. only And there was no need for arguments, now. The Condons were under no further obligation to him. He had saved Russel's life and now Russcl had saved his. The slate \vas wiped clean. So hc said carefully, "Cut the regrets, Russcl. I guess one quarter of school won't make a lot of difference in my life anyway." And he went on walking doggedly up and down the corridor. * * * n^HE doctor was making his last examination. He probed carefully for the sore places on Uie injured leg. "How's it coming, Doc?" Red asked nervously. "All right? Will 1 get so I can walk—without limping." "Exercise Is (he only thing that 'ill get all the kinks out of that leg,' the doctor said. "Walking . and more walking'' "Walk! Say, Doc." Red said solemnly, "I'll walk from here lo Shanghai, it that'll do it " "You'll be all right, then," the doctor said. "Good luck! last week upon a far ' different problem.' The problem o£ trying — to walk without lirnping when the pain there under his knee was like an open knife wound every time ,h« took a step. "What— cli? Oh yes — school — H« remembered his funny little cornpnlnlton of time <mul miles ana said: "Wo ought to be home by Friday night." Red looked at him with interest. For the first time it slrnek him hat Hussel had changed since the night of the accident. * * * £LISE VAIWEY looked up at the grimy calendar on the wail of the laboratory over her work able. Friday — Friday the 27th. Two weeks tomorrow night since Janice had phoned her in Ihe wee "lours of the morning to Icll her hat Hussel and lied had been in an automobile accident. Two weeks — and she wasn't nble yet to forget the meaning of he own reaction. For she had cried frantically into the .phone: "Janice— Janice is he dead?" ' "No — " Janice, had naturally assumed that she had meant Hiissel "Hussel sent the telegram himself," she said soothingly. "Hi says he's perfectly all rigli't." "But Red—" Elise's voice had died to a whisper in her d throat. Fortunately Janice herself had been loo excited lo analyw \vord< "Red— he's hurt. I don't know how badly." Elise sat before the phone while the room whirled di//ily around her. Fear made her physically ill. From a great distance she ' had heard Janice's voice going on: "I wish you'd come over, Kliso — and be hero with Dad until we hear more. He's pretty upset. I'm going to fly out and sec if Uusscl is really all right." "All right," Elise had said like an echo. "I'll get dressed and call a taxi. I'll be right over." But still she had sal there holding the phone in her hands after Russ was in his room when he got back. He helped Red pack and dress. And Janice was waiting for them in the convertible at the hospital entrance. Russ helped Ked into the car and went around and stowed his things into the trunk compartment of th« car. They were all in high spirits now that the actual moment of slarltng home had arrived. Russtl especially so. K Janice had hung up. If he dies — " "If he dies she had thought. Only then it began to dawn upon her that she had thought only of Red. Had been afraid only foi- him. 'We're in Difficult Straits, Folks!' "We ACE Bacep WITH A OF SCHOOL TEACHER*. WE NEEP A Lor OF BR10HT PEOPLE To INSTRUCT OUR. CHiLPReN,T£> 6uiDe THEM Aloud THE PATHS OF CULTURE; OOOP AMERICAN CITIZENS. IT'* A HIGHLY SKILLED ReiPECfe! AMP HONORABLE *M " OF COUf^E VOU MUST HAVE A coueoe TRAINING WHICH WILL CosT You 1MOUSANP6 OF POLLAK5 yAMP FROM FoURTO Six YEAK^ OF YOURT/ME A FEW PEOREES V.'ILL COA1E fM * .IN HOLLYWOOD . . . MUST BE ABOVE REPROACH ANP YOU MUST BE PecULIARLV FOR THIS WORK i" OH^BOUTHALF OF WHAT PAY •J^. IIV UKMKINI! JOHNSON Ni;A staff t.'uiTcsjiumlciii HOLLYWOOD — I NEAJ— Linda Danicll. working on "Forcvfr Am- bcr." Is ;,ei'in<.> red mot Amberi ever reports about he'!' hc-aUh. Slic simply cai^lu a cold and was ov- • TAcrked making lests and leuin- ing dialog, but slip's fueling line again. . . . Halph llellnmy is a likely lii.st-ciisliiig lor Ihe Him m'.-ion of "This Side ol l^'io- i-ciK'c." Itc'f. up for the role of Alfred. . . . Kkltch Henderson is Mivinis pi.liio lesions to UiUB Ci'os- Oy's bi'oiicl ol lour sons. I'nu Mcfhi-l's rx-linsbuiiil, KOII- :tld Hnrla, \\-lll try mim'ingp ugiiin, iiith sUrlel Sybil '.Merrill. . . . The .^luliini rielure Acatleiliy is passing nut iill-mctiil Oicais ll> i-p|ila.-i- the piaster "lies uwanleil (luring I lie uar. . . . S:iliu, lln> <OeplKiiH Ixty, ill n-airy Joan Ixirrie. a sillier. Vvonne de Carlo is dating Cuh- •; Brocoli, ex-husband of Gloria lundell. . . . slim Hawks, e.str.'ins- :l wile- of Hc'jnrd Hawks, has been lentioned romamically with Clark able. She says: "We're just good •Sends." TAKDOM CU'AHAXTKKll A tu w trio, the Lind Brothers, is hit al.Slapsy Maxip's night ch.ib, here a movie producer was talk- is lo them ihe other night when lie boys mentioned that their fa-' her is Chicago's famous cantor, oyliiiu Lind. '''What n iind!" roared the pro- ueer. "I'll .sinr you in a picture nd advertise it as three tmics big- er thrui -The .lolson Story. 1 " •all- Scucrsiiard, the Danish Iricnla'l with ihr Esperanto ac- 3*£ ur WASHINGTON • a • • **i^ ••• ^^» • »»• ^ count -a L.UUOIL n-.^ HI Lllv WUJlll. I*. I use of symbols—her n.se of ^1 ! aganda—is more ,to be rear. IIY PETER EDSON say thai Russia has conic closer to NEA Washington Ciirrespoinleiit t •'(ionilnntliii; the world" by her WASHINGTON — (NEA)—There propaganda than did either Gre.il. e font 1 wiiys in whicli « na.l.tij Hrilaiii or ,Ia[>an. tlie two grt'ii f . nil throw Its weight around and I powers of modern times Uiat iv. lake its Inriiiciicc felt in world al- I !i"i on their inlern.uioiial trade airs. aecorcUng ID Dr. Harold D. .asswell of Yule. Or. Lasswoli \vas one of ttie fnst tudents ol World W:ir I propa- iinda. Ill WorUl War II, ho was irecto]- of cijiramiiiications re- Not for even a breath of time had her fear encompassed Russcl And he was the man she was going to marry— the man she had written to that very night promising to marry, him when he returned. XT« B« er.rch. More recently, he made urvey of u. S. information and uliural relations in the Middle :ast for the Slate Department, lie peaks as an authority. His four instrumenls of foreign inlicy arc iliese: d> By force — ucnuiiig army, navy, military ni^ht, and conquest; 12) By economics — meaning international :radc relations; (Hi By symbols — incnnlnu cultural relations and propaganda; (4) By promises — meaning diplomatic negotiation iind treaty. This is us handy a .set of pigeonholes as any lunvsparjci reader could ask for. Clip from this newspaper any dispatch about the activities of any government in international affairs, and you will Hud that it may be fitted neatly lilo one of Ihese four pockets. Also, it will help explain the motives behind the actions of statesmen the world over. The perfect state xvould be strong In all four fields of inilucncc. The U. S. might be said lo be si long in economics, potentially sirong i" i force, weak in its use nf .symbols— the selling to the world of the American idea nf democracy. Ga'at \ Britain might be classed as .strong in its diplomacy, strong in force, struggling to regain its economic position, weak in Us use of sym- bols—si.reading the doctrines of Us socialist government. Soviet pus- sin is slrong in force, weak in its economy, .strongest of all in its use of symbols—yelling the world o u communism. All iirc jockeying now for leadership in diplomacy. IIEKK'S HOW THE SVST1CS1 \VOKKS Take j, lev, specific example's: Why dec's Russia take the lead in proposing disarmament? While she has the world's largest land army, she is relatively weak in na- vnl power and in long-range heavy bombers, and she has no atomic bomb. To equalize her position as one of the I5i^ Three powers, it is to her advantage thai other nations disarm in the weapons she does not have. Similarly. Russia is \venh in Ihe second category, the :j ( .ld n [ C c0r ncinic position. Terrifically .short on customer grods and wii'h n low 1 standard of living because of the war and the late start .-.he got us | a modern world power. Hussia must imjHiri machinery ami liiiished ' r 'o<:ds Irom other rnuntiii-s and ir.H-t demand hiph lepirations frri:n he: defeated enemies, what she buy:; she profcis to p :1 y f ov in ROid, rather Minn in trade in raw mnti-nals which the lest of the world rniild use. Klisua tia s more Kold ihun she noi-iK for her own system ol economy, ami she needs all her raw materials for her own use. In short. Russia is nut ye! ready lo take her place as a li'.uiin.; commercial nation in peaceful trade. Pel hups I iiis explains why she has not taken her place in the International Bank, the Umicd Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the international aviation agreements, the International Trade Ci-Rjnizm ion's preliminary conferences just closed in London THOPAGANUA IS UUSSI.Vs l-'OHTE nm whai Russia lacks in force and economics, she well makes up for in her use fo symbols—her propaganda, her international information programs, her concerted effort to spread ihc doctrines of ' communism throughout the world.'. " is probably no exaggeration to | Lacked by armed might. At peak, neither caused miite concern that soviet Russia eau.sed by Hie injection of ideas of communism intu me lilical blood-stream ol all the has her j the )f the world. Russia's if pron • red lo- day than is the Reel Army. i Knowing the 'power of propaganda, Russia guards closely hei own mental security. Symbols Irc.T ether countries she will not\ ad mil. The exchange of cultural relations—students, professors, n paper correspondents — Russia shuns with a holy horror. Evei the Irce and uncensored exchang of information is made impossible Read Courier News Want Ads. YN® CURIOUS WORUt EDIBLE MUSHROOMS FRO,V\ POISONOUS ONES. COPR. igic a* ^F^ SERVICE. INC. r M, REG. U. S, PAT. Off. MEN YOU A\!LK A COW, YOU TOK'E ITFPJOU HER, BUT U'HEN YOU WATER A COW, YOU 6IVE irTOHER." •Siys MISS BEriY'SrA,MB.AHS-H, DONT REC06NIZE. AN INSECT AS AS LONG AS IT C- I2--T NEXT: Women and men vs. lie detecfoi? "Oil, no, I finished my Christma* shopping last Augu«t-->=> I'm just looking for something for George's birthday . .next Aprili". ...-• Die year's liiestst ruslin; leaji Hal Wallis is nlmui („ release '••• 1'nfli't :H:ilTi:ijtc.' J 'IVumliT lion ever lound n technical advisor that rue in llullyuunil. . . . \ v Him-iiril da Sjli'a wa s ^vcn s , limn in I'.u.imuinir., "Wu/e NCJIIII." one nf (he Iralle paj lieaillincd it, "Da Sllvu Tie 'AiMong the Gold." Arlene Francis, v.-iio pluys only '.Ionian detective on tj, may be slarriin> in a |il, M .,, of the series atler her stork in March. . . . Columbia js rav j over Vcra Value's serif; cl ec l rdy shorts. . . . i:d Gardner is v::', ln« anolher son;;, "a jump tune >| make Finne;;an move a littl-; la' er." SI'T 'Kfil lil'—I'OK ON1-: Shades of "Last Weekend": Ji my Stewart is permitted v, , drunk, but nobody els;- can. at drinking party hi "Mafiie ToV according 10 a n-nsorschi]) niijn Hilled the ccnsore:' "Hip i.Su aril being liglu is approved 1 ciiu«e it is needed for plo; moiru tion. i; will b= well lo mini m 'I drinking on th part of ihe oil Van Johnson gels' another "Far From My Darling," j n Romance of Rosv liiilgc." I lousier Hot Shots eave a slalioncd in Hi,. ].-^ r i.-. tlicy'rt like |« iinminale fo rronjotion |iost W U), ;1 lifihlrr eumpany. Tii ( . | ; HV i-parks Flint. « in "'I . . 1 | Cl I t tvli a sal cigar Osa Massen was bein.. scree | tested in several nighties, in eliminalion process t 0 select rom A'-'niL ami the KIHK crick Crawford- "Neu- title to the comedy kings is -Niehtlc Unto Nightie!'- RFC Chairman HOH1ZONTAI, •chairniBll of Reconstruction Finance , Corporation. . Charles 30 Evasion 11 Rescue fi Redact C Speed contest 7 Crack 8 Toward ' (prefix) 9 Tidy 11 Couch 12 State 15 Prejudice ^ ... '•' i'lt-'JUUlUL* 3 1.VPC measure 1B Therefore 14 Help IP Stove part IB Pace 20 Fatigue 21 Bog n Era '23 Malicious burning 2G Broom 28 Accomplish 29 Preposition 3tl Sugary 33 Speed 37 Statute 38 Through 30 Open space •41 Work units 45 Observed 4fi Maiden 47 Small bottle 18 Finishes 49 Debarred 52 Pennants VERTICAL 1 Refuges 2 Level 3 Negative 4 Lo \vers 17 Be full 24 Poem 25 In no way 26 Exclamation 27 Greek letter 30 Metallic dro?s41 Always 31 African town 4?. Cereal 32 Pitcher « •fffs.f.-sr. 34 Exhausts 35 Golf term 3li Sea eagles 40 Mountains 44 Lc» quartff 4r') Wise man 50 Right (ab.) 51 Down Board ing House with Maj . Hooplil T'S A MICE HOfAEY FEELIMS TO 8& g^C WITH Av STACK OF 6TOVE- LIDS iMDER-ftAB C\A>Nl.' 8V THE WAV, LKST NIGHT I FOUMD A BUTTOt-1 ON TUE TABLE — X SUPPOSE IT FELL OFF \MUILE THE SALAD VJ/\e> DRESSING -— UfA.' 3U5T 50 LONG AS IT DOESN'T GtT TOO HOMtV, MR.P\\<E.'-~~ T_ , MEAN ^OU'\I& BEEW HERE T\MO ~ TWS WWOUT Tftt-ClWG VOUR WFM-3D OUT OF YOUR POCKET EXCEPT TO GRAB A FORK—OUR OMuy --•'• HOMORftRY GUESTS AR.E TrtS AAOOSEKEAD AND A. 5TL5fFEr> OVML/ /'U Out Our Way \VK¥, MOTHER , HELLO.' VME-UH-VV.'E WERE J LIST TRY1NJG TO GET TH' RUG UP WITHOUT , DISTURBING HER PRAC- TICE.TO—TO BEAT IT.' /BOB SAW KEI3 GG.T / OFF TH' CAR-AMD J I RUSHED OVER FOR \ HELP.' IT'S A FRESEWT I V FROM HER ANO A / WAWFUL JOB TO GET ./ IT OUT OF TH 1 SR-VT5E so BORM THIRTY YEARS TOO SOPH ' j.,;;;;; f.t.y.'.r,^, ^'_

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