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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVILLE, (AKK.) COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. , Ii : W. KAINES, Publisher SAMUEL F. NORRIS, Editor J. THOMAS PHILLIES, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: . .Wallace Witmer Co.,.. New York, Chicago, Detroit/Atlanta, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the ofnce st Biy.the.vjUe.,'. Arkansas, under act of Con gress, 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 per 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. $10.00 per year, payable .in advance. The Band Makes Interest— Interest Makes The Band Evidence that Blyllieville people have more than a casual interest JM the high school band was given Sunday afternoon when several hundred persons:filled a substantial portion of '.the stadium seats at Haley Field to hear a concert of popular inusie given by the high school musicians. It was ..evidence that Director C'luirles Ci. Morehead has successfully created an organization that attracts not only the , attention, of home folk, but one that reflects credit on the school nnd city whenever the band performs elsewhere. Most of the audience thoroughly en- :joyed the concert music, but when the band really "showed off" was at ihe .conclusion of the concert when live prancing majorettes led the group in a marching demonstration, accompanied by snappy inarching- music:. That is the real function of a band. That is •when it stirs and inspires, and that is when most of us enjoy our local organization most. By all means, let us have more of these concerts. They stimulate interest among people in the school and it's activities. They emphasize the fact that such projects are definitely'.worth while. Aliens, Too, Must Choose These are days when men must choose. . Days of drift and dream are over. Now, under a proposal by Secretary Hull to Congress, aliens too must • choose. Some have been drafted into the .armed forces, probably without anybody's giving the matter much thought. - Several foreign countries have objected, and properly so. We should certainly object if America}! citizens in Germany or Britain were drafted into those armies. It works both ways. So Secretary Hull is quite right in suggesting that Congress pass an amendment to the Selective Service act which would permit aliens thus called up after registration to be exempted at their request. It should be done, for it is no more than we would demand for our own nationals in other countries. ^But the secretary suggests this additional proviso: that such an alien, having asked and received exemption, should never thereafter be allowed to become a citizen of ihe United States. So aliens, too, must choosy if they are called up j n the draft, [f Uiev are OUT OUR WAY merely temporary residents in the country . on business,. t h e y will, ol' course, ask and receive exemption. Such people do not ordinarily expect to become citizens anyway, so no hardship will be worked. But thousands of aliens are in a different case. They have come to the United States vaguely expecting at some time to become citizens and fully identify themselves with the national lift-. Such a man should no more be exempted than a citizen. He benefits daily from the security and conditions of Ihc national life. Fie expects to benefit from them for an indefinite time in (he future. He should bear his share in preserving them. It would be unfair indeed for such a one (o refuKe armed service, to watch American ciir/ons serve and perhap.s die to preserve free conditions, and then, UK J emergency over, apply tor and receive the benefits of citizenship. To bar forever from citizenship a man who was umvilling at time of cri- .sis to bear the burden that citizens bear is no injustice, it is elementary fairness that at times like Ibis aliens, too, should be required to choose. United Service Organization The keynote of democratic procedures is voluntary 'co-operation. In forming (j le United Service Organizations for National Defense, Inc., the government is setting up the machinery by which those already-existing organizations with the greatest past experience in making- soldiers comtori- able can pool their eiTort . • . Co-operating arc the Y. 1VI. C. A., National Catholic Community Service, Salvation Army, Y. \V. C. A., Jewish Welfare Board and Travelers' Aid Association. Together they will run 3oU service clubs which the government will build and lease to them. Operation of the clubs will be a strictly civilian undertaking, and will depend on contributions to the agencies participating. Soon there will be a drive to raise nearly §11,000,000 for the first year's operation. Those who realize how much it means to a lonely soldier far from "home to have a place where he can go for recreation and guidance when on pass from camp will have their pocket-books open when the call comes. We have indulged, maladroitly and mistakenly, u superiority complex in regard to Lai in Americans wljo. as a result, hove shrugged shoulders.—Tom Wallace, editor. Louisville Times. * * * Western Hemisphere nations from lludaon Bay to the Straits of Magellan arc facing the era vest danger that has yet threatened them. —Ereckinridgc Long, assistant aecrctary of state. * * * Never in my experience l-a-- there been 50 much co-opcrntion between labor and management, and I .say thai without overlooking i'lic cnsagrccmcnts Ihnt have occurred.-Sidney UjU- man, labor member of the cilice of I'rbduclion Management. » is ;> terrible enemy. Vuu can't slop '"'»• Vou c;m only l>™t hi m to Ihr r.n.l worhmp 1,,,-clcr smt , u mi:ci , . . , I()hn ,., scrs. director. Division of Proilm-tion, OF»M I SIDE OUNCES THUKSDAY. APRIL 2<I, 19.)| I by Gajbraith COP R. 1941 BY NEA SERVICE. INC. T. V. HEQ U. 5. p AT . orF- "If we arc down lo the money you keep in your .shoe, i nay be we should cut our Irirj short n m.1 go home." THIS CURIOUS WORLD ByWilliani Ferguson SOME TVPES OF AAODERM •CAN FLV RASTER: THAN1 A COUNITV CONSIDERED THE F>L.ANTlNiO OF OM THE HILUSIDEG- ALONie THE -scersjfc: OHIO TO STCTP' S!<3M FP?QA/\ -SPOIL- 1 MO ROCKS ,AND TREES. T. y orr. ti, s. PAT. OFF. DO THE. WOWDS AMD "HAVV"^C>J IM A COA\AAAND! I ,_._ * J ANSWER: Ox drivers and farmers use the terms, meaning to the right, "haw" to the left. NEXT: Tlic birthplace of American *ople?. SERIAL STORY BY OREN ARNOLD LOVE POWER COPYRIGHT. SERVICE. «Tt UKr iiiniii a 'i Oirolyn mill Kol»<he -V-(HK> int<«( rr- nml Ih<- rciimlnijif; flirt-. Carolyn' overlu-nrx lirr lli«f itout-r Hint I* Uii-lr«. >'e vim tn« »iu> man and (lie ivuman of the »nfeK.'» SAFETY IN THE WEST CHAPTER IX J'T was obvious to Carolyn that Leana Sormi was irrational about the discovery in the Schoen- fold Laboratory, and victimized by her own emotions. At the end of Leana's melodramatic speech to Bob, Carolyn had wanted to interrupt. But a latent, creeping foar of the woman with tbc foreign name had .somehow become intensified in that quarter-hour. It was a senseless fear, she told herself. Leana probably was just wrought up over everything. But no; no, she wasn't cither. She spoke too earnestly, too impressively; plainly she had been thinking all this out. Plainest of nil now was the fact that Leana loved Dr. Robert Hale. "She's crazy about him!" Carolyn hall' whispered to herself. A (lash of practical reasoning told her instantly to quit this strange new secretarial job and go back to her old position in the bank or find a new routine somewhere with good, solid Ken Palmer. Ken, the kindly plodder who loved her sincerely, but who had no more color than the bookkeeper he was. She knew in the same instant that she would never do that now. If all the X-999 in Bob's laboratory was about to blow up in her face she'd still stick to this new job, even though she couldn't have said why. Here was too much potential; a lot had already happened, and every hour gave promise of a great deal more. It was like being in a mystery play. Intuition rather than practicality also prevented her from revealing her presence to Leana Sormi. She heard Leana's plea; heard Bob take a courteous, kindly, but somewhat superficial, reaction to it, giving Leana very little to tie to. Leana worked herself into tears and so fled rather abruptly. Bob came immediately to Carolyn's "office. Carolyn felt herself Llush guiltily, even though she had no actual guilt. To cover her confusion, she feigned deep interest-in her shorthand notes, pencil and pad in hand. "That was Leana Sormi," he sakl^unnecessarily. "Did you hearj lory needs would be out there and how best to meet those needs. her?' "Oh. Why—yes." She wouldn't lie about it! "She sounded rather distressed, Bob. Naturally so, of course. At -least, 1 thought 1 voice indicate' that, heard her uh—" "She will be all right. She is woman. Girl. She a brilliant is only 29. 1 mean, well, that's a woman, isn't it?" He smiled a bit. "Exactly when docs a girl become a woman, come to think of it?" "1 wouldn't take that up today if I were you. We still have a moving job on hand." "That's very true. And you were saying you had an idea." * i't * "]\TY idea was about moving XTJ - the X-999. It seems to me that the only safe place to store it is away out on the plains or mountains. You said you would need electric power to run the experimental laboratory. I mean, while you and your helpers adapt the .stuff to—to factory engines, and trains, and automobiles, and whatever. Isn't that so?" "Yes." "Bob, aren't there electric power lines from dams and things on rivers? I saw in the movies, or read somewhere—" "1 sec what you mean!" "Good! There's, well, Boulder Dam. That's in Arizona, isn't it? Mr. O'Malley at the bank used to talk about it. It's a long way from any city. But "the electric line runs over mountains and things, and—look, couldn't, we maybe get the X-939 out there even before you had a laboratory built? Maybe store it in a cave to case your mind? "Goodness, Bob, you'll have no peace ns long as it stays in this city laboratory here, you know that. Any nearby farmhouse such as you first chose would be dangerous. But away ofT—" "That's the ticket!" Bob had hung one leg on a .corner of. her desk, half sitting, but he suddenly got up to walk back and forth as he did when intent on anything. "That's exactly the right hunch, Carolyn. You're a-dream!" That startled her a bit. She looked quickly at him. But he was gazing off, planning. l*c had "Okay, I shall catch a tonight," he suddenly announced" relaxing. "1 don't know why I never thought of this myself, "i was reared out there,, you know. I can—" "Were you, Bob? In the West?" Carolyn showed new interest in him. He noclcleci. "in Colorado. B. S. been simply a thanks. careless word of T^OR another hour he did a great deal .of thinking out loud. During that time he ordered maps brought in. He surveyed the western half of the United States with minute care, measuring the distance to cities, calculating mileages, estimating' what his labora- dogrce from Colorado U. I'm practically a cowboy." He laughed, at that. "My dad was an insurance supervisor over two states out there. Transferred to Pennsylvania when I was 19. I really can ride, Carolyn. Could, I meaii. When I had time. In the last year or two—" He ended a bit wistfully, she thought. But she studied him anew. That rearing acccomtcd for a lot. of his physical appearance and his mannerisms. A boy from the West! "Of course, every conceivable care must be exercised in moving it and. of course, 1 shall do it myself." He was back at work again. "There must be no mistake this time. First thing, however, is for me—" *• * * jljE talked for nearly an hour •*" A more, talked and dictated notes, and planned with Carolyn's help. Eagerly, almost hungrily, he seemed to confide in his secretary here, lo seek her counsel and advice, her co-operation. She was touched by that; no man could have paid her higher tribute; at least, no employer could have. When it was done and he had returned to his own office desk and she was making her typewriter sing its hearty staccato again, she heard the outer door open for the second time this morning. But it was a man's voice this time and she recognized it for one of the three elderly watchmen who made constant night- and-dny patrol of the Schoenfekl Laboratory buildings, punching clocks and keeping guard. "Letter. Dr. Hale," the man said. "From Miss Sormi, sir." "Miss Sormi?" Carolyn heard Bob reply. "Why, she -was just in here an hour or so ago. And her office is only—" He paused. "'Hmmmm. Well, she sent it. She's the queer one anyhow, if you ask me. Never laughs, nor passes the time of* day with us like you always do, sir. Say, when you gonna tell us what you got them cops guarding the main lab for. Dr. Hale? Danged if you 'ain't got my cu-ros'ty up!",. The old fellow ended on a genial chuckle, but he passed on when he saw that Bob was already intent on Leana's letter. (To Be Continued) s Failure Tl'u! licro Of Glasgow JNovrl o '['o his wife, to her relatives IMIU , , t .. , , . ,.. , 'a. nc»rc ooy,-, |n\iuri ownership of to I lie u-orkl A™ 'limbcrlakc was' c i os . Ai;r\ h;i<] -.ilwtiyh wanted » a failure, content to work at an j dog, bit I his wile... ordinary job in the tobptro factory Swiftly the ;ui;hor inlrudiu;t his father had once owned. To his daughter. Roy. and to th^ readers of Ellen Glasgow's line' novel. "Hi This Our Life" "Harcourt, Brace: $2.50). A-a is a heroic figure, a man o! quiet .strength who could not accept defeat. You meet As:i Timkrrhikr. ;j.? he walks lumie. from work to his un- luvcd. hyporhromiruu: wife, n.ud n cold si'ppcv. You rr:divo liov, much he has >unrnclrrecl for family peace a:s ho pauses to the others who are to play, major j roles in her rirninu: Roy. the daughter, married lo Peter, a promising youiv-; surgeon, courageous :i.s her father and .sharing wit-h him an (inclci\st;niclmg of life; Stanley, willfuj, ;;dlish diuighter, favorite of her mother and rich grcat.-uncle. William; Cnu'y, young attorney, engaged l.o -Stanley. •JusI as swiftly, Mi« Glasgow plimgcs tin:; group into family rivalries. jealousi".-;. tragedies. Stanley elopes with Peter on the eve of her wedding, to Craig. Roy; accepts her husband's choice, finds: new love in rebuilding the wreck- j age ul' Crais'a lite. Felcr coin- mi Ur suicide, a^ti Stanley reform; to cause more hr:arLbrefik. tlVis time by blaming a fatal ycridcnt upon an innocent negro youth. (Tnly Asa. in his calm, pene.1 rating unclemontiHn: realizes that Stanley i.s guilty, forces, her to tell Friendship Sea led t!ie truth, save Lie lad. Miss Uhusguw- diKplay.s me skill of a veteran novelist aa she depicts the! emotions of her principals in one great scene: Stanley, terrified by her crunc and threat of punishment: Craig, returning lo the! woman who jilted him; Roy, seeing happiness fade again: and] Asa. dominating all. unable io| achieve his own ambitions. j The author creates living per-! sons from words, makes them think, talk and act as ordinary individuals. There is no falseness, no illusions—the picture unlolds in i,Tim reaJity. Use " Finland. France and Spain use Esperanto, the "universal" language. In France, the air min- islry recognizes il in its training courses. UDICIAL DiSSENTER THAT A>M'7 THE WORST OF IT/ MY MA SAW ME HELPtW YOU CLEAKJ YOUR. GARAGE- SO WH AT? _ OUR GARAG& WILL BE .' AMD I GUY WHO IS GOMMA GIVE A. LIFT--ER<5eT A PUMCH RIGHT OM THE BEEZSR./ HOW COULD I T&LL.THAT THIS TIME By J. R. Williams OUK BOARDING HOUSE ~ ^Major Ilooule WELL, OLD 9UET-FACE I'VE CHASED VOL) LIKE A FOR TWO r- *••%• ONE MOMENT, -NOU CftM JUST PORK f%S^ OVER TWE^BO VOu ~*^;'l FILCHED FROM MY SLEEPWALK\NG HUSB&ND, OR I'LL PASTE VOU THAT WALL LIKE A, -SHOW BILL/ WE TALONS J/ HORIZONTAL Answer fo Frrvious: Puzzle (1, 7 Great fc" American jr nuthority F on Jaw. 11 Frozen water. ';2 Adult insect. 1.5 Ever (contr.). \6 Booty. 3v Goat antelope. 'lr. Flat form. SO Wayside' hotel. ^.1 He wns a i Civil War ? Varnish ingredient. I Instrument for combing '\vool. ?5 Knssinn emperor. 27 Arm joint. SO Cry for help. 31 Plaster of 1 Paris. 34 Harness strap 36 To ring. •37 Data. 138 In such manner. •JOKnva. -11 Opposite of winnings. •13 Cereal groin. •15 Work of skill. 46 Musical term. •if Grassy spot in woods. 50 Pert-lining to a city. f>4 Copper. 55 Building a nest. CO Since. 61 He was a U. S. A. Court justice many years. 62 He was also a * of law. VERTICAL 2 King of bensts. 3 Portrait statue 4 Veteran. 5 Stiffness. 6 To fcnci oft. 7 Pits. S Prevailed on. 9 Supper. 10 Assam silkworm. 13 Earthy materials. 14 Manners ol walking. 16 He V/HS a by belief. 10 He was a great studeni or . 21 Serrated tool 22 Tatter. 24 To peruse. 26 Corded clo'.r- 28 Fa brie. 20 Diagonal. 32 Suture. 33 To deliver from danger. 35 Price. 38 Calm. 39 Kind nf dolphin. •12 Sorrowful, •H To mutilate. 47 Fuel. 48 Cc?in. 49 Snake. 51 Exclamation. 52 Era. 53 Neither. 56 Type measure 57 Southeast (abbr.). 58 Pronoun. 59 New England (abbr.). When mama seal abandoned this baby on California beach, Brown family cf Long Beach adopted hum. Here's youngster kelp of Brown".