*AGE FOUli BLYTHEVILLE NKWS i'HE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER MSW8 CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher SAMUEL r. MORRIS, Editor JAMES A. GATENS; Advertising '" Sole National Advertising Representatives'. Wallace Wllmer Co., New Yort Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. ..••'. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second claw matter at the post' office it Blytherlllei Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES , By carrier In the city ol Blythevllle. 20o per B'eek, or 85o per month. " By mall, within a radius of 40 miles, J4.00 per year, $2.00 for six months, $1.00 for three months; by mall outside 50. mile zone, $10.00 per year payable In advance. New Rules Needed Ecc'nomic Stabilization Director Fred M. Vinson. has," for all practical purposes, put a. Brooklyn, N. Y. war plant. ; out of business for defiance of a Na- tirnfil War Labor Board directive. In the severest governmental crack-down of the vrar, Mr. Vinson canceled all war contracts of the 15. A. Laboratories, and- shut off all its allocations and priorities of scarce materials. • The background of this defiance .- may be familiar. Last August the president, vice president and a com- milteeman of Die United Auto Workers local at the E. A. Laboratories ; were arrested in the act of receiving: SGOO from the company's president. • This payment, the company officials • charged, was demanded as the price , for ending slowdowns at the plant. All three union officers were convicted of attempted extortion, and . sentenced to a year in prison. They are now out on appeal. There was a strike at the E. A. 1 Laboratories in September. The com- i paiiy now. maintains, that the union abrogated'its contract by violating its no-strike pledge. It also refuses to ru- hire the three convicted union officials, ; or to continue negotiations if they arc .to be present as representatives of the ; workers. This is in defiance of the WI.,1! or• der to. resume operations on the same •-• contract and employment basis as prc- •> vailed before'the strike. In view of the ", union officials' 'record, the WLB ruling,: might seem open to question, and the " company's defiance to be not wholly ;; unreasonable. ~ . In imposing these sanctions, Mr. •-- Vinson called .upon Congress to enact J legislation which would substitute -.: statutory rather than executive action ;• to enforce. WLB orders. It is doubtful ." that Mr. Vinson could have chosen a :," better way of goading Congress into '\ action than by this drastic step. 7 Of course, it's a little tough on the ;;;E. A. Laboratories, which has lost its •_ Army and Navy business and most of V its material for producing civilian x goods. But perhaps the company will ...consider that it'has fallen in a right' ecus cause. ' " '• Surely its .fate adds force to the al/ ready urgent demand that the WLB be •• given authority to enforce its directives —authority that can be applied to •'-.cither party of a dispute with equal •..justice, authoiity that isn't Dependent I on the caprice of some outside department or official, and that is reviewable •• by the courts. cidentnl music and about a half-minute of singing in its present Broadway production. Because of this ruling, the play's producers must now employ 1C musicians in the pit at ?S2 a week, instead of 12 musicians at fjliS. That adds $G!)2 to (lie producers' weekly ove-rhead. But we still think that they're (he winner, and that they probably ought to drop Local 802 a note <jf thanks. For the union's decision will put the play in a new light for most of us. Of course, there are some who claim that "The Tempest''' is Shakespeare's greatest play. But they're the highbrow minority who like their Shakc- spfitrc in (lie library, not on the stage, and who don't mean a nickel at the box- office. Bui there must b l; thousands of us who suffered exposure to "The Tem- prst" in school, and who survived it with I he feeling || 1; ,t here was probably :is dull a dish of mystic double- talk an ever was entombed among the classics. And if we chanced upon the average stage performance of the "com«!y," our feeling was doubled—in spades. Now ;>. little smart showmanship might change all thai: "The Tempest . . . scintillating . . . .sparkling . . . the gayest musical on Broadway. Music by David Diamond. Book & Lyrics by W. Shakespeare." Yes sir, a little canny exploitation and the producers can clean up, thanks to Local 802. Reprniliu'Mui] ID thU eolninu vl •Ibc* n*n»i>oj)er» loo* a*t n- -rtnrilj n*u tndoneiaenl kni Is to acknowledgment «f tout (b» • Kbjtot« Books & Lyrics by W. Shakespeare No Strings on Vandenberg Senntor Vaudcn'Jeri; is justified in examining r.ll aspects or the situation carefully before he accepts (lie President's numimHUm ti^ on« of the eight Anicritiir. clelcsales al the inlcrnational conference r,l San Frnntlsca in Aj)ril. The Senator wanis lo Ue sure thcie are no .strings attached lo the Invitation, and of course there should 1)3 none, ire should sit In the conference neither ss a s-pohssniKn lor White House polities nor as a representative of the Republican party. ....Al the -jamc lime, tiler;' is no reason to L .chargc that air. Kocssn-il's choice of Republicans as dcl.-sales is his tricky method of conferring a •'kiss cf death" upon them, as is being sail) in tlie ctse of Ccmrtr. Stassen. On the contrary, a Ecpublican may HI distinguish himself at the crnfcrcrce 2s lo gem a'head start for his party's presidential nomination nnri popular support in the nest cnmuarjn-tmel this charge will probably be made by die-hard Democrats as to the Stassen appointment An international conference Is no place for die-hards of cither pmv or for political shenanigans. The PrcEitlenl is wis= in nnmlng veprcson- talivc Republicans as well as Democrats as delegates, thus aixit'lng one of Wcodrow Wilson's Krltvous errors cs ID the 1019 conference. By all the pvcicnt evidence. Mr. Vandenberg will'find l!-.at no ;irlr. g s aiD attached to his appotutment, ft. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. Speaking of Mr. Pelrillo, the American Federation of Musicians has made 'lews without his assistance, That was - SnfVi)!: ruling of Now Yorl ? L O«'I 802 that Shakespeare's "The Tempest" s a musical comedy, because it has in- 1 foe! it clearly that uc. the youth, are a ;orcl;- trie;! iin( a! : ,r> a steel youth and as hard us iron, destined lo fipht on for the ideal of our indispensable Fuel-.rcr.-Unmallod letter ot Mon- .vchkii. Germany. c irl. 17. u> soldier sweetheart. * * •Die conduct of (hi-, war and further formula- lien cf postwar plans have slmwii us ns pcr- har-s never bo tore th; constructive value of personal inlmial tonal collaboralion. — Undersecretary of £(:u t . J 0 . s[) ph c. Cirew. The recent shortage has been like a run on a tank. II wo ran restore the smokers' confi- ccnce that llrevi) i,e able to pet cigarcls as they nccrl tncm. Wi: -ml hoard l>nvu, R and that will beat, the black ini.iict.-Ij;.,,!,.] P . woolley of New York, m-ional OI'A administrator. [ •^•••MM^^^^^aMMB JUM OUMCq WEDNESDAY, I'TCBUUAHY 21, J'J-15 to REMEMBER >tff<MH*fi}l*»»4._ 'Tut a little disappointed with my brother—he brought liome a wife and I was hoping for a kangaroo!" THIS CURIOUS WORLD By ESTIMATE THAI" ONLY ABOUf O/V^ INSECTS IN THE PACIFIC ISLANDS ARE KNOWN TO THE WHITE A'iAN. "WHEN YOU TOUCH FIRE A SECOND, YOU FEEL, IT FOR DAYS," <"—- IT'S AH OFFENSE TO THROW TICKET" sruas ON THE STREET/ S-21 NEXT: Under the Arctic moon. 'nil', STOItVi I, mils i'h'jrl !H m>[ Inlrrc'Klvcl Ju I 'r.'.l.Tl,' 1 ln,- pln, ctiilmlnK llirri' I* tilri-uil)- Imi linn-It iiniKli-ut Ki'lkiL!* hi I'liriw. Hi* Jinx JUKI drill-red l.'roili'rh- mill UK- IrrfiircNillilo Ju/.i-f KlMifr <im of Itin ullH'e ^liflL 1'Ylin/. LUzl Is Ill-tird Lilii)-- IllK " filnnn In (111- s-Illuil, l<>i-Lf- rrlv rfi-oKiit/.v* urn- of MM oivii XV FRANZ LISZT (hat '"THE renown of Franz Lisz), "touchy Hungarian," who a child had been kissed by Bcc- Ihovej), was spread over the world. As composer and pianist, he wis a vigorous innovator. He had even dared, it was said, lo strike the keys with his nose! Whatever (he truth of that, he had indeed explored the possibilities of the pianoforte beyond imylhiug ever before iitlcnipted. Unt his renown w;is not limited either !o his dexterity as n pianist nor lo his genius as a composer. Paris was nt his feel. No woman it £l:nnor enjoyed greater porni- •arily. There was not a Duchess •n all the France of Louis Philippe •vho would not hnve been proud io say, "Franz Liszl is mine." The noblest, the most beautiful women :,f Europe had sought his attention. The most talenled men in music, literature and art called him friend. There was not a salon in Palis (o which this hon vivant was not welcome. Frederic's heart pounded. His mouth was agapo. Ilis eyes feasted from afar on Franz Liszl. II was his, Chopin's music, that was guiding the fingers of this immortal! It was the Polo- noisc in A-ftat being played, yes, exactly as it must he [ilayvd, as Frederic himself had dreamed it would be played. Louis Pieyel, his coat-ends flying, reached the handsome vir luoso. "Maestro!" "Pleycl," Liszl ile bent low. said without looking up, "who wrote this?" Loui.'; Pleycl turned lo his secret ary. Uiis? "Dupont! Who wrote Henri Dupont looked at Louis Pleycl and Louis Plcyel looked at moved his .shoulders. Henri - pont, not to be outdone, moved his shoulders also. Frederic had taken a step closer, then another until, one step and another, he was very close. Jozef Eisner's head wagged in rhythm to the music. He removed his spectacles from his nose and wiped them, although they did not require wiping. iff was seized with an His tones melted into Liszt. So Liszt and impulse to speak with Liszt in the very language of Liszt! He was unnoticed hy Louis Pieyel. lie was unnoticed by Henri Dupont. He was unnoticed by Jozef Eisner. He WHS nolieed only by the gaping clerk at the back ot the room who threw up his hands as Frederic seated himself at a piano at Lis/.t's back—and struck the keys. " those of Chopin rhythm, back to back, yet together. Franz Liszt, without taking his eyes from the score, said, over the music: "The composer!" Louis Pleycl exchanged glances with Henri Dupont. Louis Pleycl moved his shoulders. And Henri Duponl, not to be outdone, moved Bui Jozel Eisner had heard. He played together. perfect and They his. . also saw. He almost splattered. But he kept silent. Frederic, now confident and with an utter disregard of Louis Pieyel and Henri Duponl, said: "You do me great honor, Monsieur Lisf.l— " Louis Pk>yel look his eyes from the "ic";chy Hungarian" to glare at Frederic Chopin. I.ouis Ploycl gulped. Henri Dupont gulped. Franz Liszt said: ".What do you call this?" "A poloTioisc. It's Announcements The Courier News has been authorized to announce the following candidacies for the Municipal Election in April. Municipal Judsre I GEORGE W. BARHAM "Polonaise!" """ "' ' 'j "—Yes." " V; "Spirit ol Poland!" "—Yes." "Magnificent!"' Frederic groped for words. '—Thank you—thank you, Maestro." »t* qnHEY pla filled wilh no other sound but the tones of Chopin's unfinished polonaise. Then Liszt said: "And you play wilh spirit, loo," "—Thank you, Maestro." "I mean it, Monsieur; you have the fire of a patriot!" '—As to that, Maeslro—I don't know—" 'I do know! And I should like very much to shake your hand— but I don't want to slop!" —To lake the hand of Franz Liszt! It was Frederic's turn lo gulp. Frederic gulped again. Then after his second gulp he was all ritfht. Then he said, with airy exuberance, "If you play the melody and 1 the bass—" "Excellent!" Frederic played the bass, Liszt the melody. Then with their free hands ihey reached one for the other and clasped them warmly. A portion ot the score remained lo be played. They played on, Liszt and Chopin! Louis Plcyel coughed in his hand. "My dear Eisner—" "—Eh?" "Two weeks! time!" Jozet Eisner touched his kerchief to his /ace. "Eh?" Louis Pieyel said: "I am asking il Monsieur Chopin can get a concert ready in two weeks?" "—Louis—" Jozef Eisner's jaw started to work again. But he could not speak. Louis Pleycl raised his voice: "Isn't that what you came lo Paris for?" Frederic was laughing over the melody ol the polonaise. But there were tears in .TozcC Eisner's eyes. Then he caught his voice. "Yes," he said, nodding. "Naturally. Why else did we come lo Paris 1 ;" .(To Be Continued); Is that enough WE FILL ALL DOCTORS' PRESCRIPTIONS AND SAVE YOU MONEY STEWART'S Drug Store Main A take Phone Z822 ll rim ««m to oav mni» »», Oninfs SELL UH THE FURNITUBE TOU ARE NOT USING, tor cash! Also liberal trade-in allowance for 'Id furnJtarr. un new. Alvin Hardy Furn Co. : E. Main I'hone ZSOZ In Hollywood BY ERSKINE JOHNSON' NEA Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD. Feb. 21.—Hollywood's new emotional discovery. Eleanor Parker i Between Two Worlds, The Very Thought of You, Of Human Bondage and This Love of Oursl ordered corned beef hash and a chocolate milk shake and snid she was probably the dullest person In movictown. We bad been hearing (his ever since we decided to look up the young lady. A couple of Warner Bros, press agents warned us: "You won't get a darn thing. She never says anything." Charley Elnfcid. the studio's bis publicity boss, even called up line! Raid he heard we had n date with Eleanor. "If she doesn't talk." apologized Charley, "maybe we can pet her to write you a letter." Bui Eleanor Parker, we can honestly report, was charming. And she talked 'plenty. The !aciy is one ot those rugged .altsts who refuses to fall eccentric clothes imd put on an act. But you doisT Jfiol anybody except yourself that way. I'm (jeliiuf; ad- vifn from fvcry'or«ly— ;md everybody tells mo something different. Hu'l f believe it is your work tluil. counts." Hollywood lilted its eyebrows at Eleanur u few \vceV..s ;u;o when the .il ltd lo ctilli'd her in for a leg art siltifiK alter she romplctctl the role of Mildred in the re-make of 'Of Mumnn Bondage." .She posed for a couplo of pictures. Ihon stiirted to cry «i«l nually had to l>c srnt homo. "I just cnnldn'l. slniul il." shi> saitl "I H-.'IS h:i!f niKlrrsM'd, people wen pulliiiB ill my stockiu«s and I couldn't Ro on with it. I blew up and cried. They Miid I was crazy then too, bill I know f would go mils ; lot ([nicker if I held my emol-iom in." Eleanor lives In a small house near Ihc studio with a housekeeper nml :i Kirl friend from Cleveland who Is studying .linKing. Cleveland is her homo to\vn. where her father is a Vbil Os in Onr NEW BUILDING Located at 121 E. Main St. F. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. 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After unuhmtion, she- Ixirrowcrt SinflO from her parents and studied drninalics ;\l the Hicc Playhouse at i Martha'r, Vinevard and then at the I Pasa.-ifna Coinmnnily Plnyhouse. 1 A Warner talfnt scout saw her in ' (he audience then?, Rot liev a : screen tc.sl and a slock contract. For two years she played minor | roles until VviijTirr Brc-s. discovered .>hc could really act. Fiiulin^ n slock fcivl \vho could act was Mich a shuck lo the big tosses theit Vlranor irnincriiaicly was given li'udiiu; roles, Farmer Fatally Hurt In Rogers Highway Crash S. Ark., Pel). 21. (UP! — In)>:ii'.'s suffci^l in a Iruck-auio crush near here proved fatal yesterday to Lowell Lntfin, 24-year-old farmer. l.HfMn Is icporU'd to have been the driver of a truck thai coliiccd on Higlivny 71 wilh an aulomc>bllc driven by ,Ieihn Ovecn of Springdale. 1 will pay you TOP CEILING PRICES for Into model, clean cats. See a man who has given you fair dealings for 18 years. .... 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