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! £- : >. •. - , ..- . BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS IBB COURIER NEWS CO. >-i H W. RAINES, Publisher JAUES L. VERBOEFF, Editor ->AUL D. HUMAN, Advertising Manager BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS hok National AdvertUng Representatives: ', W»i*«e Wltmer Co, New York, Chicago, De- trote, 'Atlanta, Memphis. •OPublMMsd Every Afternoon Except Sunday , , Entered u second class matter at the post- cute* at Bl>thev;ile, Arkansas, under act of Con- (rtcs, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES " By crrrier In-the city of Blythevllle or any suburban town where carrier service Is maln- Udned, 20c per week, or 85c per month. By mall, within a radius of 40 miles, $400 per jear, $2.00 for six months, $1.00 for^hree months; Cj mail outside 50 mile zone, $10.00 per year payable In advance. We, the Sponsors Sen Claude Pepper wants to put the Seliatc on the radio. His idea is to offer the Capitol Hill variety show to tht networks, on the grounds that it woulil injprove debate. Sonic of his colleagues doji't agiee. ; Sen. Charles Tobey (11., N. II. ), llv: cautious New England type, .snys "There are some things that I'd hato to7havc the' public listen to." .-Sen. Theodore F. Green (D., R. I.), also appai evilly n little suspicious ol 1 innovations, says, "This Scnnlo would never do any work." -;Well, that's the question — would debate of national issues on a national hookup bring out the statesman or thu ham in these distinguished Konlle- men? The only way to tell is to try. But if the Senate does get u few weeks with options, it seems to us th> thing should be -done propei-ry. ~ First, there's sponsorship. We don't think the networks should have to pay for fl sustaining program, on the grounds that its a public service. For thev might urn into one of those days wheii tte senators devote most of the session to praising their home states or some other senator or mother's cook ing. And where's the public service in that? So let's have a sponsor. And who shall it be? Who eke but the Bennloi* electors? Tax-paying voters pay the Senates salaries. So why no i tnl' th em Pay for the .broadcasts, too-provided tliat we, the sponsors, have somethim- to-say about how the program is to he too often for oratory. The senators can have their own ideas, but they'll have to hire a ghost writer to put them in' compact, literalc and dramatic; shape. If they want a gag writer, too, OK—so long as they don't overdo tlio Claghom jokes. Wo also ought to have a conimen- lator to (ill in during those occasional moments of silence in the Senate chamber. Hill Sleni oi' Ck-m McCarthy might be good choices to give it to us from ringside, "\VoJl, folks, wfir're coming up for the second round in the debate on tlu- M<Gi!licuddy Anti-Dog Tax Hill. Sen- <ilor Broaclljoll's seconds have given him lasl-mintitc instructions and hnvo i'(!lurned to their places on the Republican -side. Senator Hroadboll is wearing maroon trunks—er, maroon tie and blue .sorgo suit. IJ ( , n)im>s Oll | ,.| lwh . l«war.l Senator K,, KK „,,,, | ( , 1( , s wjt)] ' I Wi I jab of t|| ( . if,,-, |'on>rjiij?<T . •• Yes, il. might l]0 i )„. :, lmd ; h(W Hut. iiK we .said, i| W() ,,| ( , llliw , , 'lone rhrht. Frank Merriwell Was a Bum Our »l m -y |,ejfjf, s i/i I'litston I'n Voung Charts 'IVippi, gnulualing from' n,gh school, ll(nv ,, n , u | el , s , ]is c , U)i( , 0 ol - ^ - -o Ijc a time lirnif , °" . the Mideast ««<! a time i,- mit for ; each speaker. Si nce cm . y hcallliy, nor- Now, about scripts. ]f we - vc got („ listen to the broadcasts as well as pav for them, we have a right to insist on something better than those o Porary, verbless rambles which . tote in H, (! mo ,| Ml r ,. i))pi h()mfi . is Uiarlc-s eagerly scans college catalogs '«' Him come wise men, counseling on '»» el">fc«. Al last ho dccid,,, depart roi- the balls of learning. And noo,, /„„' *'">„, (utber, for ,l,e University „,' (.norjrm at Athens is almost one 'thnu sand miles southward. Soon young Charles discovers them is more to college (.ban books. Ho 011 ,"»• »« football tea,,, The 01 huc '-< w <l, U'«acli,]alioi, oMmdaBs- nmte.s_nn<| other rewards-are sweel »><tel (o M,c lad from I'ittston, ['a ' War c-lomls gather. [„ ,c m lh ., J-^isalUcked. I,, HW'i Charles Trip- clrnl, S molcskins r< "- U 'o olivo f-'harles is still S(alcsi«l c who,, (},, war en,ls. Aliraculously and despite ," f.»«H number of discharge poinU ),, ^ back at Ceorgh, ;„ Ume for the I9 , lr ; ^'tball season. Other schools charge (.coign's senators have speeded Charles'' release from Hie Army, but this is dis missed as being too childish (o answer Charles prepares to graduate. Again "c '« wrcly ,,, I!!Z | C( |. f;nn ho o|)tnin u J'll' that will support bis family? Doc tor? Lawyer? .Merchant? He decides to start at the bottom "c joins the Chicago Cardinals' foot! ball team. He is 1 0 receive 8100,000 for <H,r years. Also, he is negotiating u '••-•a with a major k.agne baseball feam fl'at will not him nn ,,t], P| . nfcc „„ , figure. A bright fuluro is predicted for Ibis young man from I'iUston P-, and Alhens, Ca. JANNETE COVERT NOLAK WO and-ri? XXXVII then, hard on the heels of DiNon's leaving, a new nr- ag the first lo know, nswered the doorbell, gom the Sunday dinner 'hey were alj seated. cd the door to the ..r porch, who was old T-^r X«t, but very erect and stylishly dressed in a fur jacket and, a marvelous black hat with purple-yoil.ets on it. The woman said, "What's your name?" .-.' Hannah gavo her name. "Well, well! For your great- grandmother." It was an assertion, not: a question. "Who's sick here?" r.-- . ."Sick?" Hannah repeated "No- tody." v•;-..; -"Or dead? Nobody? Tliat was William •exaggerating, as I supposed, Where is he?" "You mean—Papa?" "Yes, your papa." "He's eating—" • ''Oh, yes!" The woman laughed iVell, won't you invite me in, Hannah? Your own auntie and the only one you've got?" "Aunt Laura!" It was like seeing a character In a myth materialize. 'Do come in, Aunt Laura!" They went into the dining room. Everybody locked up, and Papa lumbered (o his feet, his napkin maiirr.n « crocked, bulging white ,Bp.ron over his stomach, his expression rather scared—tr you could; Imagine such a thing as Papa scared. Aunt Laura said, "How do you do, William'" . JPapn made humming noises In IWs throat, bowed, and took a step fiorward Hannah wondered i£ ho 1 would kiss Aunt Laura ' But P«pa didn't He Just stood fkterc. , "« *»ld, bowing in Mam- direction, "My wife " Mamma was already up, anil shc aid kiss Aunt Laura, heartily on both cheeks. "What a splendid' surprise!" she excliimed. "After nil these years! To think we're sisters-in-law and never meeting until now!" JT was a most enjoyable dinner, for Aunt Laura was simply the soul of geniality, and she ami Mamma were at once on affec'.ion- ntu terms. Only Ptpa seemed not to be having nny dm. After Cie dessert of apricot tart, Aunt Laws said she had so-net!iing to discuvs with Papa before she got the cv^. ning train east. "Your Ictler, William—" "Oh," Momma said, "he dirt wrile you, Laura?" "Not here!" Papa raised his band, nnd now he looked quile scared. "Later!" Mamma said Ihat Aunt Laura couldn't go bnck ihal night they Just wouldn't let hey. Shc must have her luggage filched and slay- she should have Jeff's room. Bui Papa said they ought not dictate to Laura; she had her plans. "My plans ore elastic," Enid Aunt Laura. "I think 1 will stay « while. Bui at the hotel, so that I'll not inconvenience you and slill can sec you every day. You come to lhe hotel with me now, William- we'll talk there." Papa said, "Umm," and folded his napkin. Hannah wished he could havc been a liltle more cordial, but Aunt Laura seemed not to rmnd. Hannah never knew whal Aunt Laura had to discuss with Papa— the subject was never referred to again—or why she was in Blakcs ville this October. But it was fun having her trotting in and out of the house, imperturbably good- humored in spite of Papa's su»- lalned formality. The last week of the month, Papa went out on his tobacco route, nnd Aunt T-auro came every mwninR, bowling up in a c;ib, slaying all day, sewing with rvT.-.rnnia ;md the girls on Rose's trousseau. ... She was there Die night Papa returned from traveling lhe ionic Ilannnh was with her in the hall when Papa mt.rched in and scl down his sample cases. Aunt Laurii looked at him nnd said "Well, William?" Papa said, "Yes—thank you." But grudgingly, and noi very loud * + * J^OSE was married lo Dixon Thnyer at ciRlit o'clock in tlie evening of December .sixth. Hannah had been entrusted with seeing ihnt lienu was washed properly altircd and his shoe laces' firmly knotted. These responsibilities discharged, she pul on her new white Peter Thompson nnd lied her brown braids with liows of turquoIsT blue moire ribbon, and went downstairs. By Ibis time,' • Dixon nnd Jeff—who bad come all ' lhe \v.iy from New York to be best man--hnd retired into the dining -i>om, because il \vns nearly eight r-Vlod,-. nnd lhe guests were be- .v'nnlnjj (o arrive. tvmah entered the parlor wilh- .".{leaking to anyone, merely iiiif here and there, her face SI'.T,-, a frown between her eyes. *a" down at the piano and ivd hfi- hnnds in her lap, star- at the keyboard. She was to play lhe wedding music, crashing int" the Lohengrin march when she received Iho iigiuil from Beau, wh» was noslod in the lower hall. For days shc had been practicing, nnd she knew now that this was Ibe climax of her e.irccr. Tonight was perfect, and in memory forever Hannah would treasure! its pcrfcelinn—the parlor all delicate pink ;\^,;i green, the gleaming con- dies the si-cut of lhe flowers. Just -•-'.r tonight life was so beautiful it made you ti-lie inside. . . . The clock Chimed, Hannah glanced back et the hall door; Beau was dripping his hand to indicate that Kidney and Rose nnd Papa were al the- top of the stairs. Hannah brought her lingers down energetically on the keyboard: "Ta-TAH-ta-ta, > Here COMES the bride—" (To Me ConcJudrd) s "'.?! Marching Through Georgia WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, • IN HOLLYWOOD nv I-HSKINK .IOIINSON NKA Staff Corrcsiiotidcnl HOM.VWOOD — (NKA) — The new year's ;,,osl tlaboivUe rib 1ms Knit Krnger still blushing. While the three of them were In Detroit, phi) silvers and David .Street wrote Kurt n mash note Mini signed the mime of an automobile heiress. The note added- "If .vo«. can have eocklnlls with me after the show tonight, flutter vour elbow on the stride." Well, Kurt fluttered his elbow mail on the stage and then received a nhoiic call; "Meet me I,, your hotel lobby, din-line, and come ALONE." Kurt dashed from !]>» theater lo the hotel lobby-where. 1'IUl David Street and Mrs. Silvers (the , Icminmc voice on the lek-phoncl greeted him w jth hysterical howls. (ircla tiat-ho inns! lie scrinus alien! returning („ t |, c w . rt cn. She's Iclliiijf friends („ lieep llielr '-.ve.s out for ;, toijit-ily for her. . . . "Nora l-ic'iillss" j s Ann Slicr- iilan's licst j.icMirc in u lone time. x iiunllier "King's |to«" for '•i. • • . Vf<- JUcI.ufjIcn's ilaiiKii- tir, Khcllii, |. s ni rnute lo Nl . w that Ilollywoiul iiiscuvers an ne- tress (iiiifker on UH- caslri-ii sla K c. >''' SO I'AS-r AK'I'lvK AM, III "Pursued," Teresa Wriisht does 'inc of tlie fastest horseback rid- i'f we've ever seen ( ,n lhe screen. We mentioned it to her husband, Niven linsch. He said: "We had the camera turning owly to .s]iee<| up the horse. If he horse could really run that 'usi, Jucl: Warner would be racing lini ill Siintii Anita." Howard iingbes' "The Onllaw" WASHINGTON COLUMN «« HV PETER EOSON NEA \V:islllngton (,'nrrpspnmlcnt WASHINGTON. Jun. 22. (NBA)] —'A remit jjlcce in tliis space socrns o linvc .stirred up the animals. II v:i;, iibout bonus. j It tcod off on a slalemeia by Jr. Ralph Robty, eliicl ocononilst or the Nntlonnl Association of \luiiiiriicliiror.s. Aiiinittijii- tliat nil irict-.s were too high. Hobey had aul that n meal was too uxpcn- 'Ivc picijlc conltl go on callus; beiins foi- a whjtc longer, until >nccs tiunc down. The I'nn-inai] reaction wliich came Irorn writhif; what scnnii'd to D? a faiuii.l account or this "Let fern Ent Bonus" theory was noi unexpected, but it was immctlialo nd .ilij-hUy lerrilie. For InMnnce. from the Ncwork. Ohio, Advcsale comes nil Miitorml In Defense of llic Bean." "Out hern in Licking Coiinly •• it savs. -xc. don't like llu .. implication of U.o economist In that ,m- roitunatn :u |vice, and yet neither writer " U ' '"'I' 11 ™ 110 " "' Hu- "Tlie economist's impljcalion mis to heck with 'em.' The coliimnisl's in|>]icntioii is that beans are s oim>- -hiiig bc-ncath the consiricrallon of •nnn as food. "Wu rise lo the defensn of th,. ?'"'.- 0 ! ° 1 "' I )!lllU c. "'o more (te:- nt« d.sh Is )m t on tlio ml,],. -h«n baked beans. Boston style. wke<l in an L-nMhcn pot for ilie octtcr jiart of a day. "'['he columnist vv ), o look Uir wono.nlst lor a ride over the siiV- TCStion to cat beans.. .should' |,!U» his salary tcdu ~ M > lo lhe ' ^ |u where he win h av c to subsist un bonus and com bread. He will learn then what delectable joorl is" Okay. Uncle TIMES HAVE CHANRI-I) 'Hut from other renders (iic'c •oine.s » ]ou;| mil! ihnt susculeiit as lie lowly bean lm ,y i,,, OWR ,, week, oftcner than that it is .sheer luuU;ery. Also, from Cleveland. Ohio llie-e :omcs in the fan mull a menu from i hotel restaurant, it shows baked ' -cans. Eoslon style, in „„ honored .n:e. The price—the j;rice is SI 03 ! >=r_plate .[ you take 'cm strniislu Alongside r ° l1S< " FSSCrt> a " rt rorfc 'Time was when a plate of beans ! »ns a dime even in the de Inxie'' henneries. That was when iic-f nasli \viin apoached rackleberrv or top was never more Shim two bit•^le was n ,,i r j; cl ., .„.,•„ , , ; threw .11 tl,e Java for free -nlf", 1 'L 0 ^ 1 Wll °" tllf!v c ' har '- c : ' '"It b:i:k for just the beans without trimmings. Hie times are indeed out of joint , m( i ifs i,, order to •wiiii lor the economic donors And when they .suggest thnt people can eat beam till the price of a mo-e vf-iiwl diet comes down they a'r talking i-lBlit sli-iiighl through tliei. economic hlKh-liats. '1'lie nulled staler, was not built on si b.-un Konouij. it i s no; KOim back or for'A'nrd to any i.uch ei'onoiny. This has always been a land o! Iriud chicken or meat with fair fields of vegetables, white'cliffs of potatoes, gravy lakes, ajipY pi,reeked will-, a ]a mode. It's g 0im . lo stay Hint way. loo. <>•• else ALL HALI.E1) \!V The cro Stcelworkers have just sat down with lhe Sleelmnstns in Pittsburgh to work out what mnv or mny not bs a slnrt on a second round of «-,igc ii:ci-eases Ifs tint or lower utlces. Unfoitunntcly. M. lar the drop in prices ha.s'b-cn slielil. thoiisth lower prices an- L*M-"l Y" gc ' cnl ' ncrs 11PC<! » 10 '-<' »i.in t-eieinl wage Increases Some leaders of business are now talking big about having a "morV- torlum on prices and wages" TN> .me ror that was n year «U when I ese same men were slraneelv s lent or violently opposed ™ f« r l llicr controls on prices. :t tl „ rould havo manngert Iheir moratorium tlieii. mere would be ,,o "ec ond-roimd threat today. Meanwhile, school t e u c h e r s, white-collar wonccra and others whose incomes arc less than the estimated cast-of-llvlug break-even Dolnt of $44 n weel; in the cities are apparently in genuine hardship If they leaders of labor were smart they would confine their demands workeis a better break. If Congress now to giving these low-Income had been smart, it would also have raised the minimum wage level last, year. "• Uut the leaders of labor or (he congressmen are no smarter than the leaders of business or the columnists or .anyone else We ail like to do tilings Lhe hard way t>o we'll probably have more strikes in steel and coal. And people will have to go on eating beans till 1 they gel smart enough to manage their affairs without that hardship you J. A. PANU/H, —I^^U^TJ—, j.vvx^^VSlii'B FCSHED BEHIND BOULDER DAM, COVER T£W ABAA/DOMEr TOWfJS, THE FORAIEE HOMES 3,OOO PERSCHSS -• ..,.- IRRIGATION PROVIDED WILL REO-AIM LAMD FOR. 25.000 TO 40,000 FAJVUES. r. M. REO. v. ,. TAT. m . I C./VE W//VG NEXT: Does a bijliorn sheep have biff horns? SIDE GLANCES . by Galbraith I II be oack on 1!\o job tomorrow with the colt! licked if I can jwoMd a nervous breakdown from worrying about whats happening to three families on the radio!',' opened in 19 mllns, Tex., theaters ~without a |ieei> from the censors. . . . .Joan Crawford Ls thinking about adopting another baby. . . . Barton Mncl.nne would lit-r "The Informer" rights on a Broadway •"How. IK' wants t 0 ( |<i Uu> vie Me- l'«f.len role. There's no trulh (o the story that Belly Cirablc fainted o,,' the set hec-iiiise of her dale with the Mork. "Both of , 1S ," ; aii-. iv A lls "never fell better." . . . ciene i.ock- harl, usually cast a.s a heavy, will lake a change of pace for his role in "It's Only Human." He'll pj av a comedy judge «lio Is nlrnid ' to wreck his political curee,- by mil- fap ting a character nnmed fiuct:! ^ Onus in the nuthouse. / N'O MOKi; COOOANS? ' It's nice lo hear tirtit nonatd O'Connor, recently turned 1M ts gcltiiiK 523,000 n-OHi „ tnist fund iftabh.shed fur him by the California courts back in HIM. Trust fmuls for movie kiddies were inspired l)y tlie fate of ,J;u>kl<- Cooaan. n .) 10 earned $a,ou»,oon - and wound up minus his li»ir and with a i'ja:i HO]] S Koyce that pels four miles to the gallon. lii-lty riulliin iinscd for the first Ilit'lures 1v illi her G-wrek- <dil ilauxlilpr, l.intlsiiy Diana. Kelly swi-iirs Ihal (he baby dc- lilii-r:iU'ly t,,rne l | her l.est side In tlif camera. Veiled Kelly. "Six- week, old and she's ui!sl;i K Ii, s I,,.,- m,itl,,.,- Hollywood finally found Hie answer t» tlie old conundrum.- "Winch came rirsl, the chicken or the Cfc!|i?" "The KgB and I" will be reli'a:|(l before "Chicken Every snmiay." Specialist IIOItl'/ON'TAL 1,1) Pictured head of association for nd- vancemcnt of rescarcli on multiple sclerosis 12 Ampliithealcrs 111 Interstices If) Fancy Hi Stirrendc-r IK Poi!;er '!! 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