The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 15, 1941 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 15, 1941
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PAGE FOUR BLYTIIEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES. Publisher SAMUEL F. NORRIS, Editor J. THOMAS PHILLIPS, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Winner Co., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the post- office at Blytheville. Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the City of Blytheville, I5c per week, or 65c per month. By mail, "within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 p-r year, $1.50 for six months, 75c for three months; by mail in postal zones two to .six inclusive, $6.50 per year; in zones seven and eight,. S 10.00 per year, payable in advance. We Meant What We Said ''We owe it. therefore, to candor... to declare that we should consider any attempt on their part to extend their system to any portion of this hemisphere as dangerous to our peace and safety." No, t hat i .s not President F. 1). Roosevelt' speaking of Greenland in 1941. That is President James .Monroe speaking of the whole Western Hemisphere in .1823. Bui; the passing of 118 years has not changed the essential wisdom of Monroe's Doctrine. In fact, it has heightened it. With rapid transportation and the bombing plane, it is more than ever necessary that no European or Asiatic nation be allowed to get a new foothold on Western Hemisphere territory. It is a simple fact that Canada and the United States would not feel safe if a German air base were io be set up in southern Greenland. It is less than a thousand miles io the North American seaboard from that point — just a hop-skip-iind-jump for a modern long- range bomber. Experience of the past two years has amply proved that the only way to assure safety in these matters is to move first. The British hesitated to violate the neutrality of Belgium and Holland and Scandinavia. And while they hesitated, meditating on niceties of international law, the Nazis acted. Seizing the initiative in each case, they were "there fustest with the mostest." And they won. President Roosevelt would seem to have learned the lesson. Germany might well want Greenland because of its value as a base to attack British shipping, as a weather observation station, as a source of cryolite. Her planes have soared over it. The President obviously determined that this time the Germans should not be first. Greenland, almost all of it., is clearly in the Western Hemisphere. Its occupation by Germany would he a danger to the United States. We act, therefore, in our own interest, determined for once to "be there first. Denmark need not worry about permanent seizure of the island. The United States does not want it. 'Whenever a free Denmark is in a position to govern Greenland again, unmenaced oy force, the United States will restore e and all the lands in it mav SCt ° f Prizcs to b ° raked strongest. ]j ke chips in a game. [; lit lhe lam)s o f t h e OUT OUR WAY Western Hemisphere are not prizes to be Tought over in this way. The United States so determined 118 years ago. The American republics, all of them, are like-minded today. This we have said—and we meant what we said. The Pleasure of Being Wrong Sometimes it's nice to be wrontf. We can remember experts who guessed that; the Italians would overrun Greece in three weeks. That wrong guess made the magnificent Greek stand a double pleasure. After the World War, everybody but the wisest blithely assumed that war prosperity would go on indefinitely. We were hurt and pur/Jed by the depression which followed it. Everybody was wrong. Now everybody is furiously planning for the depression which is to follow this war. The National Resources Planning Hoard sets down a program of public works to take up the slack. Plans for saving to cushion the -hock are devised. After all, the United States Ls setting up six billions' worth of new productive facilities, all aimed at war production. When those chimneys go black—depression. So everybody figures. Wouldn't it be ^great if everybody should once again prove wrong? If post-war needs should require every bit of that new production? It's always a bare possibility. We've been wrong before. Unhappy Birthday Fifty-two years ago a boy baby was born at. r.raimau-on-lhe-lim, a tinv Austrian town. On April 20, all Germany celebrates the birthday of that boy— Adolf Hitler. Motley, the American historian, told of William the Silent how he devoted his life sclfllessly to gaining the freedom of his people from aggressors. When William died, said Motley, the children wept in the streets. The Duke of Alva, oppressor of the Netherlands, was not mourned. Happy birthday, the people of Germany will C1 -y io Hitler «„ this anniversary, decking th c i r strcets with bating and transparencies. To countess millions reduced to misery and lace to lace with death, the occasion Js_ not happy. Were Hitler to die tonight, we womier, who would weep in tne streets of what cities? Music should be offered in a democratic way to large masses at ih e lowest possible admission costs.-Artur Rocteinskl. Cleveland symphony conductor. The European war is nivhm a new America to hmnanHv.-Dr. Diogenes Escalanic. Venezuelan ambassador to the U. S. * * * These vessels, oriyinaliy deigned to cniorce prohibition, will now serve an ,ven higher pur- pase.-Winston Churchill on the transfer of ID u. S. revenue cutters to the British navy * * * We can exLst without the support of the Popmatian.-V^un Quisling Nazi sioo.e "<i,c- ntor in Norway, in a telephone interview with the New York Times. SIDE OUNCES by Galbraith 5/;it*S3s J _^ f fH** U * L<f - f ' ' '*»«#•. ,''... •'"':;•>•. V^>c£ ^sRSli COPR. 1941 BY NEA SERVICE. INC. T.'M:'REO."lU."s''pi "Nn\v, I'm never aoing to «cl married—H would be Ion much oi a disappointment to the other women I know." THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson ..G.PENTON IN THE U.S., KINIOWN AS FEDERAL TEA EXAAMNERS, EACH WITH AN ACUTELV DEVELOPED SENSE OF ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TEST!Me At_L_ THE "•TC/\ CONSU/AED ANNUALLY IN ^/<S/-,T OU,T OP 7157V AMERICAN HOMES-. ^4^ T. M. REG. U.S. PAT. OFF J HARES ARE ' J ^f^-\j3£3/J~ <: r 7 £L MD COTTONTAII! 4 s^& ^ tt /"3 r •_• •• f—* i i ( < i < /HAT TWO INSECTS HAS f*J """^ . 1 A 1C- COPR. 1941 BY NEA SERVICE. INC. ANSWER: Bees and silkworms. did Daniel Boone wear on his head? ' HIGHLIGHTS FROM LATEST BOOKS T T> J. 1\. Why Wilson Lost I he Peace World N<nv Waiii> A iUM-tling, limcly book is "Wr,^- I'ovv Wilson: The Fif; ( nnh . Pi-.i»a". by Davirl Loth iliir. ... orft: $T,. Th- ••Fiffm l tii"rv,";V- is Wilson's character ;nui r -- scnality and through n ' \; ; Loth draws a yniphic picture of tho sort of poarc Wilson fotisiht for—and died. At -,\ lime- u-hcn the world i:, talking of a n-a! peace a: ! ,aij" it- is important to ivmi'mbci what happened at Ycrsaillos. Loth picturc.s ii: As the ?; turned ^rc'en in the formal i:;irck'n.s of iht- Quai d'Or- sny the rral bi;.sir 1( ^.s of Jht- conference was transferred to a Council of Four—WiLsnn. Cli<mcnceau. Lloyd Gocrye and Orlnncio—so secret thai there v ; is sin American secretary to takt> tho :ninu;cs. The first result was Uiat tempers were mon: Ireqitcritly. OH -OH-OOH/ A HOUSE PER EX' DOOR, WOULD VOL) ENOUGH TO GO TO THE STORE )=-FOR USE ALL STUFF , N CUR USE ME -ft''- - -—i. MOTHERS GET HOUSE wtb Major IloopJe ^ GET /\ LOAD :£0 you WITH V% JOE GRSWS^ \"«- ^r Suzz-SAW BLCTT^—H "RMZV-CAV.- -. -~^ ( — , _.^ /\ OUA*- DHv\ OU 1 iT (MA!'6 LIKE TOSSiN'GA^ Nl^& PucU 0 v=~~4 iM n^^i^a^i^---^^ so MAMV BLOKES I,S\TO ^HE PREGS ROW TU^ VI THftM A bARB=. / REPC-RT5RS WOMT R|£K ) V WITH ^ '-U ' 1 TAKING TUEiR - ; V HLI--L» ,- CO^FOU-N: BLOTT 0\VM TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 1941 (Science admits the possibility that rtlGHjfc power way be Iturncxacd to run -win's •wa- chiiiL's. When this is accomplished, by splitting atoms of U'&$, found in the clement Uranium, a vast source of energy will be released. This serial, "Loot- Power," anticipate a that scientific feat, rind while the background^ is based upon fact, all characters and incidents are entirely fictional. Any resemblance io actual person:;, places or events is entirely coincidental * * -Jr. CHAPTER I A WED by what he knew now to be truf, Dr. Robert Hale uacncd slowly away from his ob- surviitiori chair, moving as if un- ctoy a hypnotic .spell. Tho .sheer potency of what had occurred here seemed to have numbed him oven though it was expected and IJJanned. He glanced once at Miss Sormi She knew! She looked ghostly, her eyes wide as she waited there by tne door, gazing back spellbound at the great unit in full realization of what it contained. iNicMlher spoke until thcv were outside. "Robert!"' She whispered it Iremulou.sly, and repealed, "Roberi!" Faces strained, they were still .starir.;' back in. '•V/ait here," said he. "I'll go back and- - : ' "No! No, no!" "Just to throw the switch, Leana. You know that must be done!" The switch was a massive bar Miss Sormi stood transfixed while ho put both hands to it and pulled The weird hum that had dominated their laboratory stopped instantly, as if genuinely glad of its own release, but the silence that followed was almost a tangible thing. Robert glanced at the windows verifying for the hundredth time that they were both high and barred. The steel door across the room he knew to be doubly locked. Back near Lean a Sormi, he paused only to push a button that controlled the lights, then moved outside and locked the door. They walked a hundred yards toward the offices before 'either spoke again. ''Don't be uneasy/' he labored to say it easily himself. "Go about your personal routine" "Yes, Robert." "Say nothing, of course. I— I Illustrated b\) Ed Cundcr Dr. Hale backed away slowly, as if hypnotized by the miracle of science that had occurred here. He knew the world's greatest secret. Miss Sormi knew. This was the discovery of centuries! , . — shall take the precaution of setting an armed guard. A man, several men, with rifles." "Rifles!" She spoke contemptuous! v. Dr. Hale nodded, lookin ' afar oil. "I know. Impotent now. Lcana. But—only you and I know! You' and II The only two people in the world who do know! The only two people since —since Creation!" Ho was literally, shaking under the power of his thoughts. •'You and I," murmured Leana. "Two people. You and I." * * * pOR an eternity they stood there, a dark-haired, hatless young man and a blond woman, in white, just thinking, trying to grasp it, striving- to be sensible in the face of their achievement. A factual two minutes passed and he turned toward the ofTico door. He inhaled deeply. "There is no hurry," said he. "No hurry at all, Lcana. We absolutely must he calm at this singe. The armed guard will serve as n precaution. It may be several days before we—before we can—well, everything must \iciLiuly and iriciure.squeiy. One v..^ to can v, ii.son ''pro-German" 'UK im:',::.i!>j,.', ui ihe I'our were ...;'.. :u'c Oi UK- JJi.suiuU.S;ltl<u K.IU- -v. ;<li Ciiiiuo ujv.ii nuiiiO v.tiu i i\ lion Miiuu'.s uuisicie m uu: corded first, Leana! The records - ---_„, —...... ^.. v .L^uiu-, iuur aavernsement said ^ne- must be brought absolutely up to dalizecl secretary willing to face 9 's^^ssz ssixsrsr rfsd; ?53ftSfiSS S^JSri: ~-in -SM-V F" f ^'^ Stenographic_help which ^^ ±^ wll >- but ! ara I knew would be needed." "Yes, Robert." "They were to calL at 4. past 3 now." 'it is "They?" "The applicants. I advertised in the newspapers lor applications by mail. A few wrote excellent letters with good references. I will go in now." His study was down a hall and through an inner glass door with his name lettered on it, and as he approached the door, up four low steps, he gradually became conscious of a girl standing there. He paused and looked owl-eyed at her. She was an extraordinarily pretty person. That much was instantly clear. She had a stature somewhat shorter than his own. and hair as dark as his. The hair fclt to her shoulders and bounded part way up again in an orderly if oddly intricate set of curves and curls. Her eyes—most sur- prisingly—wern as violet as Leana Sormi's, and her skin almost as fair. She wore a springish street costume of simple but highly becoming lines. Dr. Hale's mind, long trained for minute observations, quite automatically catalogued these pleasant details. "How do you do?" she greeted him. "You must be Dr. Kale. My name is Carolyn Tyler and you wrote me to call." "Oh." The day's work had been of transcendent import to Dr. Hale UL Li«n3i_c:iau.-iJi, iinyuri. io uv. tiaic UL «"<uii. ricr lower up tucked in anyway, and^now violet eyes wore a "d she gazed intently at him, try- trained UltOIl him. TTr> rononinrl in2 JO nnrim-cfrmr? , trained upon him. He repeated "" "Oh." "Your advertisement said 'spe- cager to start." Dr. Hale swallowed. "Oh. Oh yes, Miss—Miss Tyler. I—you—" (CAROLYN smiled at him, in slow amusement. So this was the renowned scientist, Dr. Hale! Not a cold, calculating freak or anything of the sort. Just a man. A youngish man at that, like somebody's brother. Ever so good looking in spite of tired eyes and tousled hair. Sensitive mouth. Slender but oddly powerful hands. And ill at ease with girls! He didn't invite her in. He just stared and talked there in the hall. "The pay—any price, any salary you need. I—I rather like you Very much, in fact. Credentials were sound. And yo'u had initiative enough to get here ahead of the others. But—Miss Tyler, you don't realize—you—what of "secrecy—and danger? Danger, Miss Tyler! This is not—I—" She sought to calm him. "You make me curious. I keep secrets, and I am not afraid of many bu»- aboos, Dr. Hale." "But this isn't scary things! Not —not snakes or ghosts or childish doings. I—I can't even phrase it! This is something that will revolutionize civilization itself!" Carolyn began to sense the intensity of his feeling. Curiosity became tinged with a vague sense of alarm. Her lower lip lucked in ji.i . •.. ing to understand. (To Be Continued) SALVATION ARMY LEADER in.-.Kic. in uie-ir mu. i-.ij'./ttu io .s)ifuu map.-, on tno } noor ami crawl acuiu uniong thuni 1 wi hands ami knees ucoaimy I ^oiibuiii in.,r,i^r>;. ijui, tins ait- j >.;;u.oii Wilson .sicou on ins ieei ijiUiuui.4 :^o auncbily. .so wioe.y .iiui MJ^ riuquenuy u>r justice ant! ;ra.s,:iai)i; h' that uiu ll^C:' M.iuinui cia\\o ami. obviously nuu't..n. iMKivu grimy; ••loii ;rn: a '.;oou nun. Mr. (k'lit. and you uiv a :^ixai man. ' 1 m- w.;.s not .so MHAVU, huwi:\cr. | iha; lu> iviaxi-U his ucmancj.s on iiio iiJiintl.iiKt. uhfiV aincvl ucx»po x'<-JV alrcaciy Ijuiii^ iDiiUnvci. ana j ill. iui"iinu.-ntH \scni lumui anci j ;".uu<: ai>ain i-nce mo:." I ^'"uiL'ti n jf ranee <',OL-.S not eel • uiiai .^I'.e \vi.siu\s. sh,; \ V ili reluse io ;u't vutl'i us." \V:iM»:i interpreted tiu- i.u[l;u;>i. "ip, >i uil C venc cio ,\<;i; \vish me 10 rriui-n lioiue?" "I di) 1UH \Vl;:;l \ ( ;-j [0 a 0 1)0111;}. out T inu-nd i-> uo so ^my.seli.' o!c-mcnc\';ru rotcrn^s. and suunpod j j So tni'y cicati \viih \hc fate of ! half tSiC woriu ano mou> . . . and Vviison's li^LOjy c; ;> i; t -)e e uort'i t;a\!ng \\as pu.snoci v;.: r,.s founaa- 1, 7 Pictured Salvation Army head. 11 Signal system. 12 Bird. M Lion's home. 16 Booty. 17 Pertaining to lore. 18 To plunge into water, 19 Measure of length. 20 His organization title. 22 Commanded. 23 Stout. 24 Electric unit. 26 Green vegetation. 29 To make amends. 32 To submit. 33 Flightless birds. 34 Melted. 36 Pitchers. 37 Ancient god. 38 Wood demons. Answerlo Previous .Pimlc :P! IJDJEIP AggOLJEATIE LJA •52 Violent gust of wind. •JG Flock. ••9 Dross pit. 51 God o[ war. 52 Chinese sedge. 53 Black hnw. 54 To perform.. 55 Styptic. 56 lie was of the Salvation Army. 57 He was by birth. VERTICAL 1 Sheep's coat. 2 Effigy. ,3 To permit. 4 Small islands. 5 Soon. G Mud. 7 Arabian jasmine. 3 Ancient. 9 Coat end. 10 Bees' home. 11 He was a or minister. 13 Nominal value 15 Remedied, 20 Male goose. 21 His daughter was also a of the Salvation Army. 23 Hat material. 25 To pack away. 27 Stream. 28 Snaky fish. 30 Poem. 31 Neither. 35 Part of a lock. 39 Too. 40 Balsam. 41 Early. 43 Teller of untruths. 44 Circle part 45 To surfeit. 46 Entrance room. 47 Toilet box. 48 Brinks. 50 Cot. 52 Titmouse. Young Couple inherits , $3i>,000 For Kindness j uiiicnr'ss ;o;vard a .sick nr;:;:)0i:r DM,tun-. ;i nca reward Io Harry Huu. a •'• 1 -vear old WPA worker. Flint and his wife moved into the home of Neil William Pray to ; care :or him \viu-u he became ill. j Pray lived only a i t: w weeks. Wiien i his \rJl wns read it sva^ disclosed lie had left hir, entire estate, "approximately .$35,000 io ihe

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