The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 13, 1940 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, January 13, 1940
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PA0E SIX FEE BJ.n'HEVILl,E COURIER NEWS ' THE COURIER NEWS OO. ' ; H. W. HAINES, Publisher ,j. GRAHAM SUDBURY, Editor HAMUEL r. MORRIS. Advertising Man«g« Sole National Advertising Representatives Arkansas Dallies. Inc., New. Ygrk. Chicago. I> trolt. St. Louis. Dallas. Kansas City. Memphis Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at tlie post- DFfice at Blythevllle. Arkansas, under act of Con- ?ress, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the City of Blytlievllle. 15c per week, or 65c per month: By mall, within a radius of 60 miles. $3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months. 75c for three months. by wall In postal zones two to six inclusive. }S.50 per year; In rents seven and el?ht tJOOO per, payable In ad-ance. Joining the Law The game of "cops and robbers" in some form will probably always be popular among small fry who like to whoop it up. It has occurred lo law enforcement authorities in recent years that the more "cops" they have among the neighborhood gangs, the fewer "robbers" they will have—in real life an well as ^in play. Junior police, boy patrols and the like have sprung tip in cities and towns all over the country, and juvenile authorities have noted encouraging results. A 12-year-old who is really a part of the police force can't very well get into trouble. His Honor is at stake. With swaggering boyishness, he uses his authority to keep other lads-out of the juvenile courts. The town 'of Homewood, Ala., "swore in" some SO junior "cops" just before last. Hallowe'en, and the trembling burghers enjoyed the most peaceful Hallowe'en in the history of the town. The kids who weren't on the police force were too harassed by the juvenile "cops" to get into mischief. The whole system-works out much better than having uniformed officers bellowing and shaking sticks ut the youngsters. Pushing Out, Reds If permitted to carry on his investigation, Representative Martin Dies has promised he will prove that 7,000,000 persons, now engaged in industry, are not only aliens but Reds or Fascists. It will then be comparatively easy, lie thinks, to put them on a boat and send them back where they came from. However one may feel about the Dies investigation up to this point, it is disturbing to contemplate 7,000,000 workers, many of them with their families, being sent back'to the far corners of the world from where they drifted. A generation ago, or, perhaps, two or three, generations ago, many families now solidly American were aliens. Back in 1620 and thereabouts, everyone except the Indians was an alien. Furthermore, most people will want proof that 7,000,000 of our workers are aliens, and that all of them are working to undermine the government. That would give us about 25,000,000 aliens in the country, based on the generally accepted ratio of one alien HI industry for every three in the country. That seems a bit high. Mr. Dies should proceed with great care. Unless he does, a lot of innocent 'people will be hurt in the mclce. COURIER NEWS Checking Crime Only 12 years ago, nbout the only way headquarters had of getting in touch with the cop on the beat was to flash a light or ring a bell Hint .summoned the officer,to the nearest patrol box. Rut in 1!)28, Detroit installed the first municipally operated police radio station. By short wave transmission, instructions could be sent out directly to officers cruising in patrol cars. Today, short wave communication among police is in operation in flOO American cities and 28 states. To link law enforcement officers together in this manner is to spread a dragnet around an area almost immediately after a crime is reported. Criminals have found it tougher to ply their trade since short wave radio has been enlisted on the side of the law. As the elements of scientific crime detection and criminal apprehension continue to pile up against him, the felon is learning a new meaning for the old axiom, "Crime does not pay." WSmt MfJrp.s Us Smart? A collection of 200 brain specimens is available to scientists at the University of Pennsylvania's Wistar Institute in Philadelphia. Biologists am! antliro? pologists may come in and browse; or, if they think they can find some relationship between intelligence and characteristics of the brain, they are invited to sit down and go to work. The late' Dr. Henry H. Donaldson, one of the founders of the collection, spent 35 years trying to figure out why one man should turn out to be an Einstein while another can't quite make the seventh grade. There are indications that, when Dr. Donaldson died, he was tinkering with the theory that intelligence may be related to the bloodstream and not to the brain at all. Eventually, science may arrive at some conclusion, either positive or negative, concerning physical properties of the brain as associated with intelligence. Whether it might be any comfort to know, through X-ray pictures, that junior is going ,to be a. beloved minister, great corporation lawyer or maybe a senator is quite another matter. SO THEY SAY We must, ns a united people, keep ablaze on this continent the names of human liberty or rensoii, of democracy and of fair ptoy as Hvln- things to be preserved for the better world that is to come.-Presldcnl Roosevelt, in anmm! mes _ sage to Congress. i » * •»' • Dictntorshlps. regardless of their consmmion- nl or unorthodox nature, nre „ ,,nltern of con- <trol which the logic of circumstances often tends to thrust upon n people when certain crisis conditions prevnil.-prof J. O Hertzier University of Nebrnskn sociologist. • * » The allies regard It as more than necessary to be kind and prudent toward Rome and Moscow for obvious reasons.-Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler, president, Carnegie Enowment for international Peace. * * * II people give way nnd nllow injustice to triumph, they will be subjected to the hardest test of history. Neither nations nor men will be able to live in freedom and Independence—Premier Edouard Duladier of Prance. OUR BOARDING HOUSE wi^oTIo^fc yjHLrr A LUCRV .STIFF KNEW HOW HARD IT ' WAS TO TRAMSFEB- SP1MMW' WHEEL AW'lIWl THOSE COBWEBS OKTTO IT. AMD HOW I HATE •TO PUT OM -THIS DUMB ACT AND THE POXV srupiDrry ILL HAVE TO PULL TO GET THE MOST i CAW-WHY -i" IT'S Mcrr LUCK..' DOWAGER LOOKS . W1LL1M \ ANVTH1WS YOL/D ASKJ SVHUf LUCIA: SIDE GLANCES by Calbraith ;H '!?^5 IT II • |!t ftlp> s~> N,..f 9 ..\ . .JiftW "1 wisli we could Jhul a niakl that doesn't liave a yen for fried chicken!" THIS CURIOUS WORLD ByWilllam Ferguson •GULF STRE/X/W | 6?UEEN BEES •-AAUST BE WATi-THED CONSTANTLY BY THE WORKER. SEES TO SEEi THAT THEY DO MOT DESTROy THE CELLS WHERE ,*3 Jt R: From the British battleship Dreadnought, completed NEXT: \Vlul was Hie World War U-boat toll? THE FAMILY DOCTOR T. M. REG. U. 5. PAT. OFF Pellagra, Deficiency of Vital Foods, Can Be Cured by Correct Treatment SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 1940 BY DR. MORRIS FISIIBEIN Editor, Journal of the American Medical Association, ami of Hygcln, ihc Hralth Magazine One of the most widespread diet deficiency disorders is pellagra. Its true nature lias not teen understood until quite recently, although it ha. been known for centuries in Euro pean countries. In the United states, it is seei most frequently in the southeri By J. R. Williams HMP/~~ NOWyOU ARE CM THE WITNESS STAND c ~~ LAWYERS ARE A6SWUMG YOOR STORY OF THE MURDER OF LUCRECE LIP6COM8 'IT COME rtOW; NKE BIRD/'"- " IT WAS, NOME OTHER THAM RE6MN-0 6 TOME WART/ OTHER Tt\AM KEGlMN-O ORW IT BIRO SW IT/ WHAT YOU MEED 15 A FRESH START WITH BlRO/ , TIFPAMV, HAVJE >Uj A(\W SUGGESTIONS? • SERIAL STORY BLACKOUT BY RUTH AYERS COPYRIGHT, 1839,. NEA SERVJCETlNC. , .110 li>tliT» from Clllj'-rt' I'hmHy Iilx liny I'lici-lc rumen. Mnr>- klMMv* mm II nun o ,,| y lltl} . (lla j !>ruiii|i«.il lipr m:irrl!it;r. She tlo- lrrmlii|.» III |.;irn IIIT uivii war, HIT llr;i II I li <!lfcll . IrilllHf- . . unlit In nlilhlt (firm In liar May- ft'lr liunif. CHAPTER XVII gTILL breathless alter accepting Lady I'oncc-Townseml's surprising offer, Mary .sat down a the cieslt before the cozy coal fire and poured out her thoughts in a letter to Gilbert. Dear Gilbert: Your long silence is hard to understand. \ do hope you are \\-t\l and ihal some clay soon I'll find a letter from you. I'm writing today because I have news that's sure to please you. 1 have just liiid « visitor. Lady Ponce-Townsend, remember? She is very active in war relief work, as you know. She heard in some way about the sketches I've been doing and is anxious to give an exhibit ot (hem at her Mayfair home. She intends to charge outrageous prices for admission to raise funds for war refugees. She wanted me (o be at (ho exhibit, but tliai, as I emphatically told her, is quiie out of Hie queslion. I will not face anyone, as you well know, while I am still disfigured. Her ladyship finally understood and has some notion now of making a mystery ot me to lent! 2est to the exhibit. Having been so kindly treated as a refugee myself, I'm only too glad it I can repay the debt in a small way. In addition, as Lady Poiice-Townsend pointed out, the exhibit may lead (o additional oilers for me. So now, enough about me. You are on my mind constantly. I .wonder how you arc and it all i goes well. A letter would be so welcome. As ever, Anna. Winter held its grip on London. On the Maginot Line, a temporary lull seemed like an ominous dark before a blasting dawn. Enemy mines and submarines struck relentlessly at British ships. The city mourned behind its barricades for the heroic dead. Espionage flourished like some evil fungus in the dark and spy rings were relentlessly tracked down by a grim Scotland Yard. * * * 4SOTEP aside, Miss. Passage, please!" A middle-aged Tommy brushed past Mary Carroll at Ladyl Ponce-Townsend's exhibit ot Ihc sketches. Mary had felt an urge lo go to Mayfair and stand unseen somewhere near the mansion. "Yes, sir," she answered meekly "Quite a crowd, isn't it?" TJie Tommy laughed and answered, "There's inuny a one lhat would never yet inlo her ladyship's -ouse al all if it wasn't foi a benefit like this." Mary didn't hear him. Her eyes narrowed as she saw a limousine draw lo the door and u familial figure step from (lie car. Carla Marchetta! On sudden impulse, Mary joined m Hie crowd lhat surged around the glamorous Carla. Mary pulled Ihe veil on lier toque across her face and, unnoticed, walked up the steps. "Two shillings, Miss," an im- perlurbable butler demanded. Mary heard the coins click on the silver tray, but kept her eyes fastened on Carla. For all her ulertness, Carla managed (o vanish lemporarily, sweeping into Lady Poncc-Townsend's drawing room with almost insolent hau- Icur. Drawing into the shelter of u cloakroom, Mary waited until Carla would reappear. Then she heard voices. Someone was saying, "Shocking, lhat Marchetta woman's coming here!" A brittle voice answered disdainfully, "it that woman isn't being watched, she should be. All kinds of strange stories are told about her." The first voice cut in, "After all, nobody knows very much about her except that she set herself up in great lavishness in Mayfair." Mary strained her ears, unashamed at eavesdropping. The woman with the brittle, clipped accent was going on, "It's odd that one of her young admirers -isn't fagging along today. I hear that former Spanish war flyer, Vincent "•regg, is completely gone on her." i • 4 TT couldn't be, Mary thought, A drawing back faintly into the protecting gloom of the room. Now, she wanted to shut out the doom of these words. Vincent a slave to this worldly Carla! The voices went on mercilessly. "Carla Marchetta, as she calls herself, has never explained why lhat young count who was so much in love with her sailed on Hie Moravia. Why was he aboard ship in the first place? My husband saw him at the club Ihe day Before and, seemingly, he had no ntention of going to New York Ihen." "Yes, and that awful story about lis suicide. In the admiralty record it was quite definitely established that he jumped from the deck needlessly." The woman with Ihc clipped ac- cent broke in again: "It you looked into lhat woman's past, 1 <Jare say you'd find a (rail of suicides of min she has ensnared and then lossed aside." Mary was drained of all consciousness of the present. In memory, she was back on the Moravia. Slie remembered the haunled eyes that had followed Jier (be night of the sinking. The youth who had returned her beret. Had lie been shadowing her that night? Perhaps to warn her of Carla? \Vhat had happened that had made him prefer (o throw himself inlo the cea than to be saved? With sudden clarity, Mary Carroll recalled the first night she had seen Carla Marchella in the restaurant. That strange feeling of foreboding when Ihe woman's eyes had held Vincent's. That strange note: "Al midnight." She was convinced now, beyond doubt, the note was from Carla and behind it lay the explanation of why Vincent hadn't been on the Moravia. She wanted to craw] from the cloakroom and out of the Mayfair mansion in shame and horror. * * * UT something made her lift, her head in new hope when one of the women spoke again. Distinctly, Mavy beard her say, "I feel sorry for Vincent Gregg. They say he was almost crazy when (he girl he was engaged to marry went down on the Moravia." A slow sigh escaped her lips. That was it, of course. Carla was making a fool of Vincent only because Vincent was so shocked and shattered after the Moravia disaster (hat he was easy prey. Mary stepped from the room but remained close lo a group of women nearby, anonymous among them. She had u job to do now and she was going to do it. There was something entirely questionable about Carla, and Carla's activities. When Carla emerged, Mary followed her out the cioor and to the street where Carla's car awaited. She was close enough to see the chauffeur whisper something to Carla as he helped her into the limousine. A startled, ugly expression crossed the flawless face. "Why did you wait, you fool?" she hissed. The chauffeur shrugged and got behind the wheel. Mary stood uncertainly and then saw another car pull out of the waiting line and follow the Ifmousine. Mary walked back to her 3oho rooms, mapping quick, perhaps foolish, plans. But when she reached home, everything else in her mind was swept suddenly away. 1; - - ; < A message had come' Iroin Dr O'Connell. (To Bo Continued) itates. Until modern' of ™" CaHn ° as they 5hollld Wllson - of with the idea that the disease was caused by something that, was eater rather than by luck of vital oods. Credit for first determining the deficiency character of the disease ;oes to an investigator of tile U. S. 'Hblic Health Service, nnmee! Goldberger, who experimented with the diets of prisoners in a Mississippi prison farm and who came to the conclusion that there was a factor in the diet which could prevent pellagra and which was absent nom the diets of these prisoners. Today it is known that a substance called nicotinie ncid will As soon as an improvement is ers, negroes, who have confessed noted, it is possible to improve the not only to the shooting that re- diet giving such substances as suited in injury to Wilson but a yeast, liver extract,.eggs and lean Aeries of "parked car" robberies , meat. Down Memory Lane 10 Years Ago Brooks Hays, runner-up in Uie governor's race of 1928, denies (hat he will enter the 1930 race for this office President Hoover today called uix>n congress for legislation to improve prohibition cn- the mistreatment of white women, and the wounding of a Frisco railroad official. One Year Ago Hollywood—At last David Selz- nik has ended a two-year search for a Scarlet O'Hnrn, deciding upon Vivien Leigh, young British actress as the screen heroine, of "Gone With the Wind." Felons Prom Bust Bowl SACRAMENTO, Cnl. (UP)—Dust,- cure ami prevenV-pe^gra: ApparV r "'°' ni '° '"'Prove prohibition en- ^ seen^°BgWet"percent of'?.« cntly, however, not all of the ^"ouVr r,' ? w Stepl^ns, inmates of San Quentin prison symptoms of pellagra are due to 1 £ xm R ,,°!±' MSJ^. ™1 c .°™ f «™ '" e "»r dust bowl Arkansas, Kansas, Okla- T ,.„„._.."' 7 " ""•".," " '""'"• and Texas. They have con- Thompson. James Sinothernun, tributcd 882 prisoners since July pioms of pellagra are due to!,;;.«." 1 ' ".'•"'>". """=£' ,, comc fro ' an absence of nicotinic. acid. It IJ5L? Ug ' Om ' i lke usim ° n ' Katllr S" 1 states of has been shown that this sub- °',^5f ly ?J anchc ?«>Y Jlmmie homa one stance, which vitamin B, component of relieve the intes- Bethany Fought, and Edson Bio- j 1935 jmeycr are liigh school students tinal symptoms and some ol"uUlSL" 6 ''""JL f ch °° skin symptoms, but that neuritis. e ' a<1 " atKi »t mld-lenn. related to this condition, can be relieved by the use of thiamia chloride, which is vitamin Bl. The symptoms of pellagra include changes in the skin, which arc marked by redness and irritation with secondary cracking and ulccrntlon; soreness of the mouth and a violent and red appearance of the tongue (here also secondary infections frequently occur). This soreness and redness of the tongue ore manifested also in the lining of the whole Intestinal tract. Super-imposed on all of these conditions may be irritability, anxiety, delirium ,and even bum- ing sensations in the nerves. Tne soreness of the mouth and of the Intestinal tract naturally prevents Five Years Ago Spurred by the wounding Saturday night, of Sheriff Clarence H. i Great smelters to the west of I Douglas, Ariz., emit- so much sulfur smoke that no grass grows in the town. Announcements The Courier News has been 'orm&;iy authorized to announce he following candidacies for office .ubject to the action of the Deino- :ratic primary in August. Mississippi County Judge ROLAND GREEiV Sheriff and Collector HALE JACKSON Treasurer K. U (BILLY) OAINES (For Second Term) The Courier News has been RU- horlzed to announce the foltow- ng candidacies for election at the Municipal Election to be he.ld \prll 2. Municipal Judge DOYLE HENDERSON (For Second Term) Clly Clerk FRANK WHITWOHTH City AKorney ROY NELSON HOLD EVERYTHING By Clyde Lewis COHt »4d IT HtA mVICt IHC. T. K Ht5, U. J. "Hero, here! That's no way, to serve meat balls!"

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