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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 18, 1940
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rBE BLYTFEVfLLE CQURIER *~ r ~'-an cocjure swn op: •H W. HAWKS, Publisher 4, GBATJAM pUDBURY, Editor P. ' "8ol« National Advertising Representatives: Aliiniw Dallies, jpc., Ne<y Yprk, Chicago,' Detroit, St. Uouls, p*U»s, Kansas Cltv. Memphis PuUWifd Every Afternoon Ex<*pJ jSunday Entered as second 'cljws matter ut the post- u/flce st Blj'thevlIJe, Arkahsasiyndcr' set of Con«««, 'October 8, iW; "--"-- •••-••• §erved by the United Press. ' SUBSCRIPTION RATES ~ By carrier 'in 'the City of BlyllieVIUe. 15o per «-eek, or 65c per niptipi. By rgail. wlfhln a radius Of 60 miles, $3.00 per year, $1,50, for six montlis, 7»p for three months. by mail In postal 'zones two 16 six 1'tclnsjve, W.50 per year; In zones seven End eight. 110.00 per, payable In ad-snot. fu-o" e Ex~Con> Try Reform' : '.-'.' ..... ... .'• »/ Out in. Sai) Franciscp,' n middle-aged man p;it a "don't disturb" sign on his hotel room dpqiy locked himself in Die batju-opm and killed hjmself by inhaling I he fumes of soine chemicals he had mixed. Roy Gardner had spout nearly 20 years of his life in prison. Ji| tlie early twenties, lie had been noton'ons as a tram, robber and a penitentiary escape artist. When his sdf-iinrjosed (Icalli came, 1)0 was out of prison as a free man, not as a hunted fugitive. :' (Jardnpr Ipff. a. (iqte tp newspapevpieii — a liathctic missive, t)|e jfisl touch to a.jvefik life fhat might hotter not havn been lived at all. In it he stated his belief that a man w )i o ha s served I'tjme" hasn'f. j( <;)iance to reform— that he is licked forever Jhe moment lie walks through prjson gales. "They kid •tjjeniselves 'ijjtp the belief thai they cari come back, but they can't," he saiil, .••...Within the isamc 2'j-liour peripil, Goy.' John W. Bricker ,pf Ohio, em- pliatipaliy denied Oklahoma's request that a certain Carltoi] B. Chilton 01 Cleveland be returned to that state lo complete a prison sentence. .Chilton bu- gaii nearly 30 years agp. ' • : . Chj|ton was involved in a bank holil- iip and sentenced to the reformatory. In 1D13, he escaped. No qjje kjipH' \yhere he \veiil. In time the case war, . forgotten. ... Tty', e ? '' J'SM's ago,, spmeouc discovered 'that the fugitive was living 'in Cleveland.' lie was a respccte(l_ci}4?.e|i, • working, at an honest job, tlie-head pi' a cfecent fatjiily. '"There were no black /marks on his record, except that old one. jBut Oklahoma \yanted the man back to finish his term. fiov. Jlurliii Davey refused to extra.riite Chilton. Thn jllilM-SF w as forgotten until a lew .weeks agp \yhen pjdahpma tried again, hoping. t|]at Governor Brjcker might repudiate .the action of his predecessor. • Twjce 'Ohip has vindicates! C!ii|{on. Twice friends and neighbors by the score have flocked to his support.' Chi!ton has reformed. He reformed the moment he left prison 27 years ago. It can't be done, j,j r . Gardner? A mail has no chance after he leaves pri • !>R!)? PjJ'Hpn foupf] a chance, and bo look advantage of it. His chance was harder than yours, Mr. .Gardjier. |le was a lurnted criminal. Yoii wore « free man part of the time — Icgallv free. Why can't it be done? because of • st >™ty— or maybe because of something within the man' himself? Mr. Chilton's case isn't an isolated one. It's been done often before.' Men have E '(ARK.) COURIER is'EWg cppip out of prison and beep re-absorbed liecaiise they were strong enough, to break tjieir old ties and start ovc.- again. Maybe that was the trouble with you, Mr. Gardner. Maybe you weren't strong 'enough. Perhaps, that's the difference behyeoi you, who found it desirable to sneak out life's back door, iind Mr. Chilton, who found society wasn't .so unfriendly after all. Europe /Yr/.s <i Choiw TliQre arc two schools of thought in the field of liuropeitn power politics t))psp days. One group insists that peace is in the ofling and that tljp (lowers \viJl bloom in l)ip .spring, Ira-Ja. The other faction is equally adam.iiit in its conteijtioji that thp present hil! in the western war js just the calm before the storm, and that action will begin with a vengeance, come the vernal equinox. General European peace doesn't soein io be within easy reach at the moment. But after the quaint tricks that bav; been pulled in European politics during the past few years, nothing seems impossible. There's nothing 'in the world to stop Europe's "nilprs"from having peace, if'they really 'want it. If they askpd their peoples, .they would get a decisive answer. Americans aren't supposed tp bull their heads into Europe's affairs. We firfi supposed to'inipd our own business. It isn't considered good manners to interfere when the man pex'l do'ir quarrels with his wife, even wji.qn be starls beating her. Yet, if somebody .didn't slop the argument, the',, entiiv community would soon get a baii/lasto in it^ mmilh. After all, Americans do livp in l|ip same world with Europe--and we can't help it if we'd like tp sec (he whole thing settled. /]// Togeihvr Nu-w Curing the weejc pf Feb. 18-25, tjjpu- sands of people in.Uie United State.:, representing every conceivable religious faith, will 'assemble in their communities to give some serious thought! to that most pressing O f world problems today—-•hunufn'"relations. - Bi-otlierhopd Week, as this period of mpditation is called, was started seven years agq by the National Gont'cronc;: of Christiaiis and Jews. The observance means everything the name implies—it means, above all, understanding each other, tolerating each others views. The slogan of the sponsoring organization embodies the principal theme of Brotherhood Week: ."Make America Safe for Differences." This country can offer no greater contribution to the cause of universal fellowship tha n to (|epionstralp to a war-ravaged world that'll Can Happen Here—that if js possible for men not puly to tolerate each other's faiths and ideals but actually to weld them together to establish a clean, pleasant, society. Whatever lask may fall lo ,n c I si^n perform with vigors-Leslie Horc-Brlisl-.a. deposed British war sccretarv. : Crime is not physical. It Is mcnlnl.-Ur. A l?s HrcllicJiB, cnrntor ot nnthropology gmUhsonmn InstiliiUoi). ' SIDE GUANOES by Galbraith THURSDAY, JANUARY_jg,JMO SERIAL STORY BLACKOUT BY RUTH AYERS COPYHIGHT. 1339. NEA StRVjCE. INC. lip. i;7i <. Illerl, , 'tl, c (iiirrnlJ il Miiry Cnrrull ' . vin,..,^,,,- |, rr Krl'l bin.uj>"«» Vlnrrul. (i, H,,,| ],,,,., |,u llBiiru iif C.-irh> . to n-K 3lnry t itliiniN lijei'ii( Iji'K^ '*> r tlu-Jr furjucr Ji ' "I wouldn'tworry 'about flunking in French-iny father snys lie hiul two years of il and doesn't even remember Hie nrune of Hie Icadier." THjS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson 'CVCLONE >R|GINAT1NS IN MONTANA, ON _^3. 23, 102?, TRAVELED MORE THAN ONCE AKOUMD THe £AfSTi .AND BROKE-UP IN THE &ULP OF ST. LAWRENCE ONE MONTH LATEfc. COFH.'IMOS/NEASERVICC. PREDICT A SEVERE EPfDEAAIC" OF VOU STUDV THIS FOR 3O SECONDS THEN DRAW IT ~ FROM ANSWER: Some can and some can't. You're prctly good if you NEXT: How Russian thistles rrarlirtl AincnV.i. THE FAMILY PQGTOR CHAPTER XXI remained in Hie hospita a wccli lonijfr. • In thaj, week, Vincent w?s al lier hedsidf almost ccnliiiupusly. His flowci's made a florist's shop of her room. Awaiting hfr in Ihe morning on jipy breakfast tray wore notes froin him — amusing iiiul endearing. Tiiey'd reaehecl an agreement at last. They would forget the last fc-iy week* of ijicir lives since the Moravia disaster find start all over. As sqon ps it could be ar ranged, her marriage to Gilbert would be annulled and she and Vincent would return to America. If Mary would awake sometimes nt night and remember Gilbert's kind gray eyes and Hie boyish, unruly red hail-, she'd brush tile thought aside. If she would pause sometimes in looking at Vincent to wonder if Carla's lips l);id flamed to his, she would shut out Ihc picture. "There could never be anyone but you," Vincent would (ell her, his old assurance returning. "Smitten— that's me. Crazy, goofy, simply hepped." That stolid British nurse, Miss Babcock, sometimes made Mary nervous by her silent disapproval. A married woman — Dr. Gilbert Lenox's wife— to have so attentive a visitor. Mary could almost read her thoughts. It was because of this thai Mary refused to lei Vincent take her home. "Afraid of a scandal, aren't you, sweet?" he teased. She couldn't explain to him, but (here was another reason. It wouldn't be fair to let Vincent go with her to Gilbert's rooms, so intimate with all that belonged to him. * * t TN the days f«er she was home, Vincent seemed to relax. "We'll soon be out ot this,'? he promised, lie he took her for daily walks. "You and I— back lo Manhattan. You and I, Mister and Missus, just as we'd planned before all (his happened." . Tea in bidden-away teashops. . Dinner .- at ' night "and the walk home in blackout, arm in arm. But she couldn't bring herself to let Vincent come inside. TJieit good night kiss was at tlie door. "Your kisses aren't the same,' Vincent accused her one night drawing away sharply. "Is there some crazy idea" in 'your head that makes you think I'm not on the leve) with you?" "No—no, of course not. It's onl> —well, I'm not over what happened yet." But deeply wUhjn her, Mary knew something' was different S|ie fought oft her strange feeling '"-• • * i * ' •- fPHE next morning, her thought:, ., still perplexing her, Mary took her drawing board lo Hyde Park hoping (o forget 'the scene 'with Vincent iii finding something amusing to sketch. Newsboys were shouting. Mary read the apron banners (hey wore Moravia Sinking Reopened." It had come, then! Miss Babcock was right. There -was to be another investigation into the mysterious sink'ing of the ship. £>ne would be a witness. She bought a paper, reading hastily through ihe story. The name of Anna Winters leaped up before her eyes. She read— 'Among those (o be called for questioning will be Anna Winters, 23, of Dournemoulh, now living in London." For n minute, Mary thought pf nna—so beautiful and ethereal in (he name red dress on the night the Moravia' went down. Then she brushed all thoughts aside except of the coming hearing al Scotland Yard. She'd promised Miss Eabcock she'd tell all she knew. Was there, after all, Eo much to tell? The young man on board who'd followed her. Carla Marchetta's friend. The sight of the periscope in the water before (he final crash. Mary was flushed and breathless when she reached her rooms. "Oh, hello, sorry lo sfarlle you." A commanding figure in well- ilored uniform rose from the chair. Gilbert Lenox) Mary threw her hands to her face. "Oh, Gilbert!" lie stepped to her and drew her lands away, staring at the newfound loveliness. "Jove, you're stunning! I knew you must have been beautiful, but I'd no idea it would be like this." He was studying her face, his eyes hungry. "Look at pie!" Mary's dark lashes swept up. She felt the pulse in her throat beating wildly. "Do you -know now?" she whispered. Gilbert drew back, his hands thrust into his pockets, as if he were keeping them - purposely clenched. "Once you'tried to tell rne something in the jiospital," he began solwly, "I couldn't understand it then. Now I 'know what you meant. You're the girl in the restaurant—you're Ihe girl from lidme!" "Yes—I'm lhat girl. Ann I'm not niia Winters— I'm Mary Carroll." I s "Fuii|iy jhing,' I couldn't forget £ you. And although 1 could never t| explain it, you and Annn Winters ;f were niixed up in my mind, % Something about you was the [' same. So I didn't inairy a girl it named Anna Winters— 1 married ' an American, Mary Carroll. 'Your voice— your face, everything is just the way I remember you in the reslaurant." Mary rah 'toward him with a t'lad cry. "You forgive me then for masquerading as Anna? It all happened so quickly — reading 1 was dead— knowing Ihad Anna Winter's things, her passport. And I had to stay in London. It was my only chance to be near Vincent Gregg, the man I'm going to many." ' • " * * t MARY gasped/ as she realized what she had said. Why had She might she blurted it out? , • ' — *-* • WIIU AMIgLJl have spared Gilbert some of the hurt. But'Gilbert must'have expected this. He had known there was someone else. Lenox look (lie blow smiling. "Of course," he said at length but all Ihe eagerness had gone out of his voice and eyes. "I'd forgot- len for n minute. It's all right Ihough. I knew all along you' were in love with Vincoiil. You can have your freedom whenever you like." • Story whispered, "Thanks," amazed because she felt no ela- Gitbert turned and began to slip into his officei-'s overcoat. Mary came close lo him, touching the braid timidly. "Are you leaving _ so soon? I thought perhaps you'd \ come home to stay. I—if would ' be nice if I could talk to you ignin, to thank you for every- hing." Gilbert Lenox was brusque as le answered. "No, I'm here only for a few days. Came back to supervise ihe preparation of some special scrum for- gunshot wound cases. It's being made up in our London hospital laboratory. I'll be it the hospitnl' while I'm here so you may keep these rooms until •ou've made your own plans." Mary Carroll should have been •elievcd that lie was going—glad now that this scene, which had to "ome —was over.' He intended icejjmg liis bargain. She could lave her freedom. She could be Vincent's wife. "Best of luck if I don't see you again," Gilbert was saying "as he hook her hand. Mary Unew in that instant that } he was in love wjth Gilbert Len- ox—-iriadly, poignantlyoin love vith him. . /.(To Be Continued) | hemorrhage from any other cause, Stanford, on the Potomac river. Blytheville was virtually isolated ; Inst night by the natlpn-wttlc I mimners of people. _____ _ . After a child is born and the j would infiltrate itself UiToualT'tlie' cord which'connects U'with the tissues, finding ; the areaVoiuid the last, night by the nation-vide nether 15 cut, there ,s r, gradual umbilicus the point pasicsl for in- snow-btaard whichgav : hTs ciy ! shrinkage of the excess tissue, filtration toward the surface.'This a record low (emrerati re o, A _. the umbilicus. From that is unlikely, however, when theie kansas when he merany fell o < time on the umbilicus needs little has been complete hcalhij' of the ctcht below zero ind caused ele ; attention, unless it becomes in- umhiiim.* ..../i ^^^,,,i., a , -.°.n .«... , b _ . .'•• .!• causeci lcl< > volvcd in an infection. Because the navel contains creases and folds. It is difficult lo lo be I • T. M. REG. U, S. PAT. Icr-lions j\fay D<jvjjlgj) in Navel Because of De.irate Skin Tissues OUR BOARDING HOUSE with Major Ifoople " OUT OUR WAY BY DR. AIOMK1S I'lSIIKKIN Kiiilor, .Triiirnal nf Ihc Amrriran Mriliral As.soci.llion. ;iinl of' HyRciii. the Ilrallh ^rjga^inc The .scientific name for the navel ke:ep clean and is ........ ,„ „„ affected by infection 'anywhere in the vicinity. Some surgeons have attempted to remove the umbilicus every time they perform an operation, but some people object be 1 cause of the notion that the umbilicus Is involved in beauty. When there Ls nn ulcer in tlie umbilicus, il dcimnds the same attention thnl would lie given to ulcers anywhere else, except that the condition' Ls difficult, to Irecause of the nature of the lis- sues Involved. Occasionally there are ruptures which occur 'in the umbilicus because this is a weak spot in Ihr wall. Whc:i there Ls hulj.ins_ in Hie neighborhood of Ihc navel, a surgical op- eialion may be required. The liMiie.s of the navel arc of umbilicus and abdominal wall after birth, , Care of the navel in the newborn chilct a an important matter. II is necessary to prevent hemorrhage and secondary infection. The person fnns at who assists childbirth phone wires in all' directions to be cut of service. ' i Five Yuiirs t\gn G. II. Greer is in the race for mayor . . . Jimmy Haygood. lieuri Jy .. .<,,u .iwi.ii.-i m ciniauirin ro °l l)il H coach nt Southwestern, it tie off the cord satisfactorily <! ' e<J from "a Sudden heart attack a sufficient" distance from ihe!'" a y'Me Rock hole] today skin. Then it is n sterile dressings and to kee umbilicus covered until it is healed. Down iVLemory Lane » i ix, > i.-.inv,> 1^1 i in; uu V11 .1J L Ul •; i],e I the same type ns those of the skin. [| For that reason, they may become is Ihc umbilicus. Since till:. point at whi:h the body of the! . . child is attache:! to tint, of the I subject (o any disease that will UJ^UHllt, I! (Jill (11C i —-.-«v it-jv,!* "iviti l.wnn 4 > - lecessary to apply! J - p - Tompkins of 'Bu'rdctte was re- and to keep the! c!ecle(l president, o fthe Ai'kanfiis —- iSeed Growers Ass;ciation at Little Rock Ibis morning. Ojic A'car Ago "• Bristol, Tcnn.—A coroners ver- ; , did. wns resei vsrl today in ihe j, ! death of Harold Cole Wnlkins. tl^'<| . chemist who prepared the fonmiln i • • 'for elixir of sulphaniilmide which in i • • f.' s ; •" was blamed for the death of U7 •' nr Bni !'"! W , "• T- celol)ratio » Persons hi 1937. Wntktns ' was : »'o,rm E. Lees birthday lo- round cleiid with a "bullet, wound Ficlchnr rlf"' 1 " 8 f ( ', 11C rEI "° a Ulrol| 8 h "^ hcnrl at his' home ictcnei chap cr of the United here j-cstefday. His wife 'said he , of the Cpnfederncy are had br.en clcniiiiig a pistol and in- • ilributious to be used in sistcrt he was killed by accidental mother befnir birth, it lias constantly had a great, interest for P, IT'S FROM 6ROTI4ER OACOt) —t COULD iDEf- HIS ILLITERATe'SCRNW : 40 PACES-^-UMP/^. ^^ V !==£== KEEP m*.r eoypBoNE s > PNE WORE DAY {tlMf 7*«v. Of H/6 GULLET, AS USUAL !) .•.T : M BRINtelNG ( \ SURPRISE GIFT r THW'LL TICKLE VOU LIKE ATEsJ MISTAKE IN VQUR FAVOR -THE' ' _ ' DASH IT ALL.' LET ^^e GUESS FIRST— ByJ. H. Wilihims Lf\ST TIME HE IMVADEO THIS HOUSS HE CLIPPED THE ..{ MA JOfi'S ROLL FOR RUSTED OUT J* SO MUCH PAPER ' HE'CR.1MKLED' WHEN HE TMAT BRAX5S WATCH HE WCM 'OM . A.MO HE'S <3o'lN< TO GIVE YOU O\)E PER. C&NT TO < KAFPL^ IT OP^.'J ^r ' '^^ cstoi-iny hi., ctiiW home riischarge of the weapon. 0 NAIL SVERVT1.UNG DOWN/ \ && SHOULPW'T H^e HITCH-HIKE.D so FAR: AW.\y FROM HO^P..' ITS wi/ f»Sf SUPPER ^\^JE. .VKJ' I'M WELL, you KIM REST 1F= VC"J WAKJf TO, BUT I'M GO!M'OM--M TELLIU' ME TO STOP AW • — - ' -^^" . «~r- .ii»i — .^%j j.,., JUST AS HUMGRYAS-iOUAflE, __ . T.VKE IT EASXBUT MV BUT I'M FAGGED,TOO, MJ MY noes ARE KILUM'ME-- 1 AIM'T 'STEP TILL t REST A WHILE.' STUMMICK S.V/S TO KEEP GOfU) AW' MV TUMMICK IS WIUM1M' THE ARGUMENT- - Y JUST PROi-C,VJ6IM& YDU» MISERY. affect Ihe skin, including a cancer. However, cancel' of' the navel Ls exucinely rare. i Not long ngo a distinguished • American physician discovered that Ecrious hemorrhages in the ndup- j men were occasionally associated i willi HIP nupearaiicc of a Wnisii' discoloration of the skin around j the umbilicus. Apparently this bin- j i.sli dis.:olout[on was d'ue to Ihe fact thai the Wood wiiicli floftfd when there was a rupture of one of the Fallopian tubes in women or A nnouncements The Courier News has been fonn&'.Jy ouiliorized to niinotmce the following candidacies for office subject to tho action of Die Demo- cratic'primary in August. Mississippi Cotintv Jnrt&c KOLAND GREET.' SbeiJH 'anil Collector HALE JACKSON Treasurer R. I-. (BILLY) GAINES <Por Second Term) Cnunly and I'rohalc. Clrrli T. W. POTTtR | '''or Second Term) i The Counei News has been =>U; tliorized to announce the following candidacies (or election al Uiej i Municipal Election to be h e I d i i April 2. 1 Municipal Judge I DOYLE HENDERSON 'For Second Terml i City Clerk ! THANK WHITWORTll i Cil.v Attorney HOY NELSON HOLD EVERYTHINQ By Clyde Lev/is "Ihc \\ilc says slie's awfully worried about Junior—lie burned his finyers on a lirecracker."

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