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KV5ZS F fHE BLTCTHEVILLE QOURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEY78 CO. H. ft. RAINES, Publisher , BAMyEl} P. "MORRIS, Editor . JAMES A. GATEIjS, Advertising Manager Sole tfatlorit! 1 Advertising Representatives'; ffsllace Wftrner Co,, New York, 'Chicago. Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at UM"post- office at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Con- Sress, October 9, 1917. " Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATP3 By carrier Jn the city of jBlytheville, SOo per week, or 85c per month. By mnll, within a radius of 40 miles, J4.00 per year, $200 for six montlis, $!.00.for three months: outside 50 mile zone, $10.00 per year in advance. To Be Continued A" the devotees of radio soap operas are familiar with the cliff-hanger though they may not identify him by name. A cliff-hanger is a type of serin! ;• story in which each chapter ends with one or more principal characters in dire • peril. It is n simple, effective technique • that always fissures the author of an audience for the next installment. This same technique is apparent in the Crimean Conference report. And the result is perhaps the top cliff-hanger in diplomatic history. The authors swiftly dispose of a . couple of vexing problems left over . from the last episode, then shaped their plot so that not. one, but three, • of the leading players in the world drama were left dangling from a precipice. In consequence, the gjobal audi- l once is now silting on the edge of its seats and biting its nails in aiHieipa: tipn of the next chapter, on April 25. But Hitler, one of the dangling players, can't even be sure of the date when he will be disposed of. He must just hang and wail for thai "powerful Wow" from the north which the Cri;; mean script-writers added to 1 those from ;•: the : east,.west and south, promised him at Tehran and since delivered. The other two characters involved . can wait til) the April episode. One of them is Japan, .who will know by thai- date, or'perhaps on it, whether her neutrality pact with Russia automatically continues, or whether the Soviets are to join the fortes already arrayed against her. And the other one is the ; heroine of the whole drama, World Peace. * The fate of World Peace rests with a decision reached at Yalta, after being by-passed at Dumbarton Oaks, but dramatically withheld by the authors r- • Of the report. The decision is on voting procedure in the proposed international .. security prgan.ixat.ioii. There are three evident voting procedures by which, the security council of five permanent and six elected members could determine the aggressor in : any breach of the peace. One is Russia's proposal of a unanimous verdict. 1 The second is the American proposal that council members of nations invohv - ed in the dispute refrain from voting, A: third choice would be a simple ninjor- .;^' «W!fth«!Rnssian .Milan-'wore,adopted,, „:, effective mamlainence of peace would ; seem to be doomed. Naturally an ac*_, cused nation represented on the cotm- «-' ? J ! would "ot vote against itself. And -~. without unanimous agreement on the ' aggressor (which the Soviet delegates /*. at Dumbarton Oaks held out for) the •.;•" world organization would be powerless ::.,to act in an outbreak of war. '":.:. All this is surely evident to Russia. •LjAnd judging from the reciprocal com;;.-• promise, general agreement* and spirit r•- of amity reflected in the Crimean report, Marshal Stalin was-not in the mood to undo all this good work by in- slsiing o)i the impossible. So let us await the next install}))€•))! hopefully as well as anxiously. Expendable Weapon The news that William Joyce, the Na/i-loving ICnglishman who called himself Lord Haw Haw, has gone off the air shoijld come as no surprise. For he has been given the impossible task of trying lp propagandize Nazism by means of humor and ridicule. And it just wouldn't work, One pf Nazism's bulwarks is fanaticism, as Hjtjer has often pointed out. And fanaticism is completely incompatible with humor. Hitler and his gang have always take?) themselves with deadly seriousness. If they once had been able to laugh at themselves, much of their stupid, ridiculous, barbarous philosophy would have evaporated. And they never ridiculed their opponents with any effective Jight- heartedness. They could only sneer. Since their sneers have turned to fears, humor is the first expendable psychological weapon. Nazi humor was always cr>satz. And now that the going is really hard, the strain of attempting it probably proved too great. It was riot so with the English in (heir hour of crisis. Typical of their attitude at the height of the blitz was a sign in a bomb-blasted chemist's shop Window, bearing this dauntless atrocious pun: "Dusimuth as usual during alterations." •tOTHIYSAY Another Stone in the Pedestal : plpp "M«!l mid Iniilt'i' i iting harder nnd harder to fiml- , 0 li{{1,U-n our bells I rcmcmbci'cd Malmtirm pniulhl nnd his Insts. I thought, "Well, If Die Mnl.atma. who does not, weigh hnlf whnt I weigh, cnn do without eating for days ni n llmo, I can do It, too."— Eiuslan Alfred Neiimnn Jr., of San Francisco, Nnvy •flyer forced down In Pacific. * » • Te battle Is (soing very well, but or .course nil tills mud doesn't help, does il?—Field Mar- shnt Sir Bernnrd L. Montgomery on Western Pi on I. * * • H will not do to Imng the (Nnv.i) leaders mid then take Hie vast muss of Hie smaller men in the Gestapo, pat them on the head, mid give them a hot t'og ami tell them not to do it, again. —Herbert C, Pen. former member United Nn- lions War Crimes Commission. * .* : * Buy today's pack today and wnil, lm (il tomorrow for tomorrow's.—Daniel p. Woollcy of New York, regional oi'A administer. * * i The women of this country don't want a national service act . . . The minute women out over the country want, It, we will have it- Mrs. Roosevelt. * * * When nrnied guards stand with rifles and prevent red-blooded American people from searching the damned Nazis to take from them a swns- likii, I think the War Department deserves con- dcmnntton.-Judgc Harvard c. Spenkman ol Phoenix, Ariz., on "freedom" of prisoners near there. * * * Remember, our troops once were eight kilometers from Moscow nnd could see the Kremlin. —Dr. Rudolf Scniinler an Berlin radio. * * * •;I|oy,;il>ey parted -oviv; toir in the middle! There';were'four,of.m;i n the! foxhole nnd R shell scored a direct hit. But lt banged a wooden box just over our hcr.ds and for some reason we pulled out all right,-Pf c . William Ftorpanek of Chicago, on Westcni Front. f • • Our winter offensive from Dec. 16 is now concluded. H is too tad (hat no other results have been Rained from it but. to reach our original jump-off posltlons-bul alter all the whole Job was nothing more than a short plundering expedition Into Belgium.- -Unmailed letter on GerniBii prisoner. » • » Germany i s to be beaten by brute force All German industry v-lll be carried off nnd courts will be set «„ lo organize the mnss murder of Ocrmnn men. women nnd childi'en.-Ge.man broadens, on Yalta conference. THIS CURIOUS WORLD tg) <(j,(Ulg,gi ONCE SWAM ACROSS THE ATt-AMriC OCfAW, PROA\ THE NORTH SEA TO NEW FaUNDLAND' IT TRAILED BEHIND A PARTLY DISABLED NORWEGIAN SAILING VESSEL. EATIN& FOOD TOSSED OVERBOARD TO IT 6V THE SAILORS DURING THE TRIP OF WORE THAN THREE MONTHS. mmSBYNEXStRVKE.INC.' T. M. REG. V. S. PAT. Of F. 1 jn wu» (• nay nor* w»i Bonds SELL CB THE FDENFTDKE TOD ARE NOT USING, for cash! Also liberal trade-in allowtnoe for old furniture on new. AI?in Hardy Furn. Co. E. Main IJhone ZSOZ BOYS DRESS, BUT THEY DONT WEAR DRESSES/' Saftr /MSIER SEORG1E HEFFELFIN6ER,TJI r ..:&A*~, ONE TYPE OF J /\A /?i(7 /i\/^?/7/\ vVvi- Oa^TlUJaUt-^ OCCURS AS FAR 'NORTH.AS NE.XT; Is the polar bear our only while spceics? 'iolly wood Robert Z. Leonard ah- IIY KRSK1NF. JOHNSON (JYl'I'E!) NEA StulT CcirrL'.spijink-iil Director HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 19.—We're nounccd (lint tie nnd Lann are still spinnlug todny after n tnsie of neighbors, scpnrntcd only by a cou- liic Hollywood social whirl. Lann Pie of fairways on the Bel-Air Golf Turner's birthday party in the af- course. "When she moved In," Leon- tcrnooti nucl n party at Dcannn nrd said, "I bought a pair of night Duruin's house in tiic cvcnliig. Both glasses nud traincii them on her eligible bachelor; girls, too. And Jo)in5on l .:jujold i marr|c(l ;guy jwllU 1 two. kid^.,!'',!,][(•'' •!'!'!. \ ';•', So we ; had-' to! lie : cdntfnt-..\vjtli- milking passes at our notebook. The sensation of Lana 'Hinier's birthday party was Tier boy friend, Txirhan Bey. Turhan has taken a lot of ribbing in the press for never appearing in public without his pipe. He brought the pipe to Lam's birthday pnrty and ate n piece of oike with hi. 1 : fork anil pi]>e in the snmc hand without dropping a crumb. It was Lann's 24lh birtlnlny nnd she cried when she saw the cake with 16 candles. But then r guess all actresses rry when they become a year older. The cast nnd cnnv of Luna's new movie, "Weekend at (he Waldorf," Turhan. and Lanu's 18-month-old bnby. Cheryl Christine, were all there. In her excitement. Lana kissed Turhan almost as many times as she kissed Cheryl Christine. Our Boarding House with Maj. Hoopte Out Our Way By J, R. Williams IORW lT,T\v!l & ee.'THAn- FELLOW PIKE, vz A6 -^ x FLKTT.6ST Dl6COFUi5 CpMCEIVABLE O^THe TROM60ME, BUT PLAV WITH His . . FROM 2ACWARV TAVLOR'S . MOT REPARTEE- F!^.o^A TUB t>AV6 op T>A& CHERR.Y SISTERS/ . A1TEWPTED TO <51NG I(A A UL FAL6ETT CRQW-UK& HfcS 60M6 MUSTY / IN& . CALL AW MINUTE y AND THANKS FOR. V THE v\owt>ERPUt_ I SUPPER.--GOOD V / WELL. I'D 8ETTCR. \ / THWS TH' FlRST THlMG / HURRY.-I'M EXPECT- / ILL HAVE PUT M WHEN •"•>•"- y / i <3a M \ THEY'RE TM' h^VDi£ST \/ THING. 1 I'LL BORROXV A. j ( BED FROM HOME HERE / / AT S ALL ILL NEED IM MY ( HOME IF i DO LIKE «nf> V»~ - bedroom. Later r learned it vras the, baby'sired room. It was a great dis'aippolritnient. When I bought the house; the-)real estate man whispered to me, 'You can see Lana Turner's bedroom.'" It was our first visit to Deanm. Durbm's home, which is one of the loveliest in Hollywood. It is so beautiful, in fact, that one of the guests commented. "Everything goe back to the studio prop depart nient in the nunning." The festivities centered in tht playroom which has the largest fireplace we've ever seen outside of Cecil B. OeMitle's pictures. It covers the entire length ot one wall and the fireplace itselt is si. feet high. (We stood In it to prove it to somebody and darned near burned on" our coattails.) Deamm was proudest, though, of some hanrt-pamtcci linen Chinese wnll paper in the dining room, n is removable. When you move yoi just peel it oil. roll it up atu! re- hang it in the new house. 01)1) LIGHTS Tlie light fixtures in her bedroon were made of plates of an odd design and Dennna chuckled whil showing them lo us. "I went to ; dinner parly the other night," sin said, "and we ate oft plates wit! the identical design. I had a fmin; feeling that all of a sudden tin steaks would light up." The party broke up early—midnight—which is practically mid- afternoon In the Hollywood social whirl—because Deaiuia had a 7 a. in. studio call. We were glad. Somebody would hnve had to chop down another one of those slant California Redwood trees to keep that fircplaco going. Announcements The Courier News has been au- horlzed to announce the following :andid&cles for the Municipal Eleo- lon In April. Municipal Judge . BARHAM VLsit Os In Onr NEW BUILDING Located at 121 E. Main St. r. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. Chrysler Dealer - Parts & Service 121 E. Main Phone 2122 IVIiolc sole your worn footwear for Winter and obtain sturdy wet resisting soles, urcatly lengthening tlie shoe's life. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS Termites may be ruining your property. Call me to check up without cost or obligation. SATS, MICE AND BOAGH CONTROL 309 E. Kentucky GUARANTEED WORK H.C. BLANKENSHIP Phone 2350 BUYING LOGS Ook — Pecan — Cypress — Cottonwood — Tupelo BARKSDALE MFG. CO. BlyfheviHe, Ark , phone 2911 GUARANTEED TIRE RECAPPING! 24 Hour Service Also—Vulcanizing and Tire Repair WADE COAL CO. N. Hwy. 61 CEILING PRICES Phcr.2 2291 ^SOM& to. REMEMBER L/ -— ^L, 9fy/Ac -v gy? «.--..„ Cr ? ,i^i'.t.lWS.W.'l».JWf"t,; ' ^ ^ V] ML* SERVICE, rite: WOOD and KINDLING Barksdaic Mfg. Co, South Broadway 'mil STOllV: Aflpr I'rcil.-ri,: riinpiii liu.^ n-Oisc*! to pl.-ij- Ite- f..r<- Ilif I.fiv CAnri^l K'lvorm.r i.f 1'nlniiil ;,l CUIIHI IViuldnnkl'M : ilinurr pnrly. his rrti-mtjt iv.nrn }|llll III ll-:i\c ITu- fiiuillry. Hi- rtmt Jii/.ff Klsm>r SfiMc- f'nlnnil III Ihc ilcnil of nl^Til. :uij arrive In I'liri* hi-v*-rnl ilnyn InttT. * 5 t •XIII 'LOUIS ri.KYEI, rpHE name imprinted in flowcr- •*- ing letters on (lie window in the Hue de Kochechouard, said Plet/ei et Cic. Frederic looked anything but bis best and Jozef Eisner looked even worse, if that were possible. Their clothes were travel worn, nnd besides, they were burdened with carpetbags and bundles. They had not stopped lo arrange /or lodgings. They had not even washed, Jozet Eisner said there would be time for that. The dust nnd dirt of the road could wait. That was nothing. Louis Pleyel was everything. They were in Paris nnd first tficy must pay respects to Louis Pleyel. Frederic held back. He put his hand to his mouih to smother ,1 cough. Jozcf Eisner took his arm, then pushed on the door and together they went in. A center nisle divided the room, on cither side of which were pianos, if not the finest in the world, certainly among the best known. Each carried the name Pieye). A middle-aged clerk met them midway up the aisle. "Yes, Messieurs?" "Monsieur Pleyel, please." The clerk raised his eyebrows. "Monsieur Pleyel?" "Yes. Monsieur Pleyel. You will say to him, Monsieur, that Professor— "—Humph. He doesn't even listen." . "Professor, don't you think—' "—Teh, tch. Your music— where is it?" i Frederic had his manuscripts rolled in a bundle. The bundle was under his arm. Eisner took it hastily. He unwrapped it. "—Fine—excellent." He spread the sheets out on one of the pianos. He inspected them, one at a time. "—What music! Patience, my boy —patience—that's what I always say—patience. We'll pick out the best—the very best—for immediate publication, and we should have, let me see, nt least a half a dozen—" * * * "TV/HAT is it you wish fo see Monsieur Pleyel about?" Jozef Eisner looked up from the manuscripts into the face of a pompous man with very red cheeks. "Did you ask lor Monsieur Pleyel? 1 ' "—I asked for no one else!" Jozef Eisner adjusted his spectacles lo his nose. "You arc nol Monsieur PlcyoH" "Mo." Jozef Eisner grinned. "I know Monsieur Pleyel." "Thank you, Monsieur. All Paris knows Monsieur Pleyel." "—Tch, tch. It wasn't yesterday I shook his hand. Nevertheless I can tell you, Monsieur, he is slill my good warm friend. Who are you?" "Dupont—Henri Dupout." "—Dupont!" Jozcf Eisner threw out his arms. 'iAh! Duponl!" Dupont only drew back. "My good friend—Henri Uupont! I am Eisner— Jozef Eisner. Frederic, think o( it—we are in Paris—and this is Henri Duponl! Monsieur Dupont —Frederic. Frederic — Monsieur Dupont!" Jozef Eisner pulled out his kerchief. He dabbed his face with it. "Well, is Monsieur Plcyel in?" "He is in, but—" "—Enough! You will tell him— no—not a word. It will he a surprise! Forgive me, Monsieur; forgive me." The Professor returned the kerchief to his pocket. He grabbed Frederic's hand and together they were already bustling toward the ; ~ea.r of the room. • . ."-;Wa.it! Will you please wait!" J H was too late. Jozef Eisner! md caught the name Louis Pleyel • on a silver namcplatc on a pol-: islictl mahogany door that gave! iff the main salon. ! * * * "pLEYEL! How are you!" The finery, the elegance of)'i ! the private office went unnoticed '• Jozef Eisner had no eyes nor mind -, tor anything but the person of j Louis Pleyel—squat, tight-lipped, narrow-eyed Louis Pleyel. i "—My dear friend!" Eisner i reached across the desk to pump \ at a spanking rate the limp hand 1 of a startled Louis Pleyel. "Yes— j the same Louis—you look won-i derful—you do, Louis. How gladjj —how happy I am to see you!" j ' Jozef Eisner dropped Plcyel's! hand. "—Louis, I brought him!" ! "You brought—who?" j Jozef Eisner's jaw shot out. He i turned to present Frederic. But' there was no one in the room but' himself and Louis Pleyel. ; "—Frederic!" ' Jozef Eisner's jaw dropped. He ' stretched his neck. He looked; about, then he went to the door: and looked outside. "Tch, tch.' What's the matter with you?; Come in!" 1 Frederic came in, his carpetbag in one hand, his hat in the other, i with bundles under both arms, j "—Monsieur Pleyel wants to look at you." Jozcf Eisner pulled Frederic close to PleyeVs desk. "Here ho is, Louis. What did T j tell you? As good as my word.Ul Frederic, open your mouth." • y' Frederic said: "Monsieur." f "—Tch, tch. Shake his hand,! Frederic. This is Monsieur PleyelJ Shake his hand!" j Frederic put down his carpet-' bag. He held out his hand. Pleye! reached across the desk to take it but from his puzzled expression it seemed a surprising thing, even to himself, that he should do it. "Chopin," Fiederic said, when il was plain Monsieur Pleyel could not place the name. ! Louis Pleyel looked blankly, first at one, then the other. I . _ (Tp Ue Continued) )

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