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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 14, 1940
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PAGE FOUR HLYTIIBV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUB BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HA1NES, Publisher J. GRAHAM SUDBTJRY, Editor SAMUEL F. NORRIS, Advertising Manager Sol6 National Advertising Representatives 1 Arkansas Dailies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, St, Louts, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the office at Blj'theville. Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by the Untied Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the- City of BlythcvUle, 15e per week, or 66c per month. By' mail, within n radius of 50 miles. S3.CO per year, $1.50 toe six months, 75c /or Ihrec months; by mnll in postal zones two to six Inclusuo, $6.50 per year; in zones seven and eight, $10.(10 per year, payable in advance. They While the American Yutitli Congress, in Washington, continued lo lobby, none too subtly, for ;t §500,000,000 appropriation to assist youth, another portion ol' America's up-Jijm'l-commx citizenry was heard from. TluiiiKands of. high school youngsters all over (1i<> counti'.v, replying lo a t[iicslioiuiiiivu circnlatetl by Scholastic magazine, overwhelmingly rejected Die idea of government aid. What most of (hem said (hey preferred is something much more fundamental—vocational guidance. Asked what they believed would be of the greatest value lo unemployed young people, or those in dead-end jobs, 5!) per cent of (hose queried agreed on expert vocational guidance, 31 per cent thought more schooling would be help- J'ul and only 10 per cent hunkered for government, jobs. Fifty-six per cent of the youngsters agreed that people with ability are meeting more obstacles than they did formerly, while 44 per cent thought . that ability is no longer tin assurance of success. But if they don't, find work when they get out of school, (.it percent said they would blame themselves for failure to take advantage of opportunities and 32 per cent said they would blame the system. Only six per cunt would hold,their .education accountable, and only one per cent would blame their parents for improper guidance. The youngsters who took part in the poll were JO and 17 years old.' Some of . (heir idealism may bo laid to imfamil- farity with the cold, hard facts of'cxist- ence. There is no period in !jf c that inspires quite as much personal ambition a.s the laller years of high school. But there is something eise about these young people that makes their courage seem genuine and that should offer much encouragement for Die future. Al) of them were learning their A B C's when the depression struck. They went through their early schooling during an era of deep despair. They reached the age of reason when millions around them were reconciled to UK: fact that unemployment and government aid and relief of all kinds hail settled over the country as something permanent. It would seem entirely logical if these Ingh school boys and girls had taught •some of the hopelessness of I hose black <lays O f depression—had been inculcated, naturally, to grasp at the straw of government handouts, a.s many of their elders have.' B ( ,( they haven't. They still believe in themselves. A lot of older folks might lake a hint from courageous sprouts. It would be too horribly cruel to turn them loose in a world where all the IhiiM/s in \vhieh they believe are shattered. The hojies and illusions of other young people were smashed by the depression, and they have turned in desperation to the only thing (hat seems (o bold the .solution f ()r (Item now—gov- t'fnmetit donations. We've got to give these kids .something to have faith about when they gel oul of school. We've got to forget . about solvinjr all Ihe little problems and coucci)(ra(e on I.he one big thing that's causing all the trouble—unemployment. Give these youngsters just an oven chance lo exercise their faith in themselves and in America, and this country vvon'i have a thing to worry about as fur as European is'ms are concerned. iy<>sf.W(tr(l. I In! The buys don't whoop it up out in Ihe Colden West I hose days. Nor do llu>.v sprawl around a camplire a| nigbl, .voile-ling plaintive melodies aboul gelling litiricd out on the lone prairie. Instead, they crochet. Ahiyhe it isn't quite a.s bad as all thai. Jhiy-be there still are a few UVH- IbcT-beaten cowhands who preserve something of tho rip-suorlin', six-shooter days of yore. But John Miller is a California cowboy—and Jlr. .Miller has recently won the national crocheting compelilion for men. Kai-ly in life,'Mr. Miller explains, he found ihat. making bedspreads and such was more fun than poker-playing and drinking, so ho just settled down to his needles. There is no record of whal Cowboy Miller's colleagues think of this avocation. They are probably glum, saddened by this exhibition on Uie plains where once rode Buffalo Hill and Deadwood Dick. Under the light of western stars, after a hard day of roping steers, John Miller is likely, at anv, time, to "old up his latest doily and murmur, "Hoys, what d'ya think of I hose slip stitches?" OUT OUK WA Publication In thU column at editorial* from other newspapers does not necessarily mean endorsement but Is soi aeknowledgir*nt of interest In the subjects discussed. ' Peril Of Public Indifference Government "uf the people, by Ihc people ,,ml for Ihc people" sounds mighty ,,icc. Uut .sup- Dose the people do not want lo run the Government and do not no |o the , )C ]| S , m ,i vote? H the people are willing to dike over urn! rim their own government and do so. the Ihcorv would work. Tin- experience of governments Hie world over is Hint most of Ihc people .simple want to be left alone to run Ihelr own afTaj,-.,- ;1 , K , M som ,,_ body else inn t! lc Government. Th.-it is Jio\v Kansas City seems to be in Ihe prra-nt .vilmilioii. or course 1 . BO prr mil „{" the people of the country want good s ovrrtmir»l, but I hey do not want lo BO to any |rouble to eel ii, They seem to think Him. somehow Hip Government will sot aloni; anil be , : m«l under Divino providence, and somc buss comes ;,lon s and acts as Providence 1 . One thin™ is s,,,,-: if (he people do not light for good Kovermiienl. (hey will 1U ,( RC | j| The indifference of the people today is (he menace lq the conliiniaiion of the dr.mccratfc form of Bovcrnmrni. in ihi.s coimlry- nation, slate, county mid eily. —Independence (Aio.i Examiner. SIDE GLANCES by Calbraith •* v*"&-"^ "Yellow hair, big soft eyes, and—yowiel 7 '" SERIAL STORY THE CAPTAIN'S DAUGHTER v wnlk, tip linn THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson WHEAT STANDING a|| CUT, GROUND, AND AAADE INTO BISCUITS IN -- &>'%&& •^f^ :Sfc$u RALI-IMGa OM -AIRPLANES 1-R.EEzes AT TEMPERATURE -32. NAME THE PIVE PLANET NEAREST THE SUN IN THEIR- RIGHF ORDER. IS NEARER THAN JUPfrfK. 'THE fARTH SEPARATE ANSWER: MciTiir.v, Venus, fcmtli, Mais and Jupiter. NEXT: Why trunlis arc trunks. Down Memory Lane U> Years Ago !«'(» (diiner local boys. Willie Trailer mid Raymond Jonc.i <otn- prise one-half of n male nuarlcl called (hi. "Dixie Serenade,v vhich will broadens! lonlghl over station WCFL. Chiraao. l-'ivc Vi'ars Afio Y. M. Ynrbi-o. 80. citizen cf Yartoro ami a member of (he fntnily fur whom the coiniiiuniiy was named, died at his hnim- llr.-re One Year ARI> A brnui athletic program thai would embrace a'system ot .supervised sports iu local grade schrols nnd make possible KOIIIC fonn of pliy.sical education for nil students who \visli In parlieipale was nrseil by Head Coach Joe Dildy at a mcethi^ n( Clut'fcasav: Athletic chili last night at (lie Hotel Noble. YMSTBIUJ.lVi .11 liiiniL', mfxenitjlc H< i In rlii- Jlnll), It lirulcr ili'lll"Min"lY:*lii fiirri-ij lo (,, r ,, 1,;,,,);, f,,i| P ,| ,„ ae . II i' r IM '''"'"•"• - u <">"™ i-l'i- fl'"l« ill, MI' " '"'"' '''''•''• "" ""' Klvf "•* -Hiu-ic ci cunilu^-uiit iiurly, CHAPTER XIX jYpKE DONOVAN and Tommy Ryan collided m their rush fo boiird the IM Porte harge. It was 5 o'clock Friday afternoon. Mike had left Dan. completely broken, at liomo. lie left because he could not stantl H to sec his hoy suiter. If. Dan wanted this crazy hang it, let him have her, in spile of whal her father said, lie must be an old r 0 o| anyway. There were more ways than one of hanging ;i soosc. Mike Donovan hadn't engineered business deals for nothing. Besides, since last night he had not Ijeen so sure of his choice for Don. Above everything Mike liated a managing woman. All women were probably manager:;, hut he liked (hem to he clever about it. A man didn't like lo know he was being maneuvered about. Lynda had revealed her tactics pfcverril times dining last night's dinner tnul Mike resented it. Long before he'd decided to take James Martin home and give Ihe two young people n chance, Lynda had attempted to achieve the same thing. "U'hy didn't she come right out and say it?" mumbled Mike, chewing on n dry, black cigar as his ear rolled down the East River drive. It hnd taken a good deal of stilling of liis pride for Mike to return to Pier Six, but once his mind was made up he didn'l. waste time with regrets. Where Dan was concerned, nothing was too hard. Tommy was also prepared to eat crow. So grim was liis de- tcvmimilion he almost knocked Mike'in the wafer whtjh Ihc two jumped to the deck ot the Molly. MRS. LA POKTE had been through so much this- week that nothing surprised her. "I suppose yon waul to see Mr. La Porle," she said apathetically, looking out the hatchway. She gave an equally impersonal nod 10 each man. Bat turned a choleric red when lie saw liis visitors. Dropping the society page, which lie had been studying in detail, lie jumped to his leet. "And now what do the two ot you want?" BY HELEN WORDEN — — sit I might explain my caso better," At the temper in Bal's voice Mike scowled, bul he kepi himself imder control. He wasn't going to lose his temper if he could help it. He knew from experience thai was no way to put through a deal Taking Ihe chair Mrs. La Porte put forward, he sat down. "You go ahead," lie remarked to Tommy. "1'Jl la)k later." He had learned, loo, that il was bcller lo let the other fellows gel their ideas out first. ' Wary as a cat of strange ground, Bal stared suspiciously at the pair. "Did you come logelher or separately?" he inquired curiously. "Separately," answered Mike promptly, resting his lial on a shelf while he loosened his coat. Al sound of Ihc voices, Marie had stepped in from her alcove. Instinctively, she smiled at Mike. She liked his face. "J lake it, you're Marie La Povle." He rose from the chair. "I'm Dan's falher. My boy has spoken of you." There v:as a twinkle in his eyes. Doubtfully, Bal slopped aside to let Marie pass. He wasn't going lo Set any man outdo him in manners. "Marie's got sense as well as rearm'," he said. "The first she got from her mother and me. The second from Our Lady oC the Rosary School down oil the Battery. We're proud of our girl," he declared, almost defiantly. Mike didn't argue the point. Nodding affably, lie gave his chair to Marie and reached for another. * * * MRS. LA PORTE stirred uneasily. Tommy Ryan hadn't said a word. She fell, with these three men in one small cabin, thai she and Marie were sitting on a volcano. She didn't like it. Nervously, she glanced about, thankful the place was in order. The books were neatly stacked on the stand near the radio, the curtains had been freshly washed and the she had mopped the floor at noon. She fidgeted at sound of her husband's voice. "Well, Thomas Ryan, what have you to say?" Tommy Mushed red, twirled liis cap in his hand and looked at the floor. "I'd rather not say it now, with 50 many here." Bat snapped liis thumb, enjoying Tommy's embarrassment. "Ees it something so very private?" The boy leaped to his'feet. "No, Bat, 1 guess it isn't. Everybody clown here knows how 1 itel about "I don't know about tin's young fellow," 5oid Mike, "but if [ could Marie. You keep the poor girl down so, she doesn't know her. own mind." His chest filled outl and ills chin set at a cocky angle. "If she did, she'd marry me," Hat rose slowly from his-chair. "You're telling me, her father, j whal is good for my daughter." His list tightened. j Mrs, La Porle and Mario caught [ iiis iirms. 'Sit down, Papa," pleaded Marie. "Tommy's just a kid. Ito doesn't know whal lie's saying." i Tommy swung around to Mario. ; You'd make me out a liar, would : you?" His mouth trembled. "Wlial do you suppose I sat tip all nialiI for, driving like a fool to Albany, if I didn't love you?" * * * IKK, who'd been an interested listener, asked Mrs. La Porle if she would object if he lil a I cigar. She shook her head. It was the first lime a man had asked her such a question. Mike offered one lo Tommy and Bat, but each was too occupied to do more than i grim I a refusal. } niny on his cigar, Mike re- ' laxcd. He'd let the- two fight it out. This interlude gave him a chance (o study the girl Dan was determined to marry. Mike found himself admiring her. She had a frank, more impulsive face than Lynda, and certainly she was prettier. "Nobody asked you to drive fo Albany," jmt in Bal, glaring at Tommy. "You'd be a wreck if you : went in that old truck of yours." ; Tommy stuck his face in Bat's, "You leave my truck out o£ this, It took your derelict of a barge a day to cover the distance my : truck made in two hours." "Take him out, take him oul," Bnt yelled. "Why did you lot him j in here in Ihe first place?" He rushed Tommy toward Ihc . natchway. The boy made a lunge for him, Bal side-stepped 'and > came back with a left. Tommy \ staggered up the steps. "Now get out and slay out," : yelled Bal. v ! In his excitement, Mike had i chewed his cigar to shreds. lie i grinned. "There was a time when ' I liked to fight too." ; Bat returned to the group. He faced Donovan. ; "And now, Mislmre Donovan." His tone was ominous. "What i:; your business." "Your girl and my boy ..." Bat's black eyes snapped. "Last ime I saw you, you said my girl was not good enough for your He shook a fist under Mike's nose. Mike spoke feslily. "That was : iVcdnesday. Good "day, Mr. r,a } ?orfe," he said shortly; "I inay - ie .seein' ye again and 1 may noi, j il depends on future events." M (To lie Continued) 0 THE FAMILY DOCTOR . M. fl£G. o. 5. PAT. OFF Nicolinic Acid Discovery Makes Dramatic Story Pulling a Wallop In lAmd 1 i:V 1>H. JIOKKIS 1'ISIIBKIN I proper IWifor, Journnl of (lie Anicriran | i: U'dival As.snrijilinii, :u«l i> Hyjjria. (I,,. Ucallb No duiihl. irvpiy one of tlic vitii mins ami Iho various incar lions thai have been developed .-ince 1D10 criild be cJa.ssified as Maglral I5ullet,s of nmre nmounts. pvoptrly supplc- iiiented with vitamin Bl and also with yeast, liver extracts and eggs.' th vcsiilts arc almost miraculous. Inipnvftnent begins almost immediately— iin hnpi'ovt'niciit -so certain J. K. Williams •nioinu.s Jcllci-smi. third I'rcsi- clcul o( the- United statra. smiiB- gkd tlip nisi rin! sccil from Ittily lo South Csiroliiia. and linis initi- atffl Ilic saulh'.s rkv-»rowing in- dil.sti.v. OUK^OAR1)1NG ]IOUSK with Major lloopk ARE vou BLOKES' " VEIMS FULLA STRAW- BERHV POP? HO\V 'BOUT SOME SOCIABLE POKER-OO } OR DICE ? I V VE SAT <J STILL 9O LOMG I FPEL LIKE A PRESSED O(\ISV IM A BOOK OF LONGFELLOW'6 POMES/ VOU SOUND LIKE ^ DUDE IM f \ CHECKED &JIT ;} DAY COACH V'OR ? FISH A-IV, ONLY , \ A TOURIST GOING ALONG f'OR THE I'VE GOrMORE^ [ AIN'T SPORTING BLOOD WTHE LOMELY IM ME THf\N f\ m HEARTS BARM HftS MAY, f(EDITOR, BUT MY roCKUTS)} JAKE, EUT KEEP ME IM vA I'D SAY THE KIBITZER K> TR y BRACKETS/ }('' rlllciency. If. however, one were ii> wlcrt those applications of Ihe vitamitw iti (lip control of disease .vliich are of the sreatrat sisnifi- :auce, the honors would inevi- a!:ily (;o t; nicotinU- acid in the control of pHUiiira and Ui vitamin 3 ill the control i>l rickets. The history of mankind's al- .cmpl.'i lo control pellagra is one i if Ihe moM vUani;\tic stories kncv/n o modern science. H has been • tudied and mvotiyatcd year after ,-oar since 17K>. when it was described a.s «idespre.Kl in Spain mil Italy. Tortny. Ihc condition is known IhroiM-hout southern En- •opp, Asia. Africa, the West, tu-1 to tics, iinrl southern portions cf l.hc Unih-d Stales. lictncni 1007 and Ini5. Ihc in- ami ;-o important in restoring the sick patient lo working efficiency thin nicotinic acid must be characterized a.s one of he most significant cf the Magic Medical Bullets. Mind Your Manners, your knowledge of correct xot-Uil ususjc by nrsw:riiig Ihe fol- fiucstious. tticn checking (he authoritative answers :idL'nce of mounted Uradily in soiitliern portions ol the United Stales. I'cllagra was rerognizpd us a <iiseafe which np- pcared exrhisively In regions .vherr HIP dirt iva.s poor. For n Icim while it \va* Ilitught that tlie disease was due lo the fart thai people were eating spoiled coin, Tlicn it was argued that. il was rliir to ,-ome Infection. Some Unvin against bcioiv; I. What is ihc most imporl >nt rule to icmcinuoi- when inakin:; an .utci-diinicr s]icc:h? - .Is it all right for a delegate nrnnvciiiloii t o iutro;lnt.-e h'ini- sclf to other delegates? •*• I! Ihc miislnr of ccrenimiics Sives ymi a iiiuhly conipliincntarv intJodiictioM. :;hoii,d you CK-IIV in' trull] of ],j,. ..;|.|| CT1|pnts? 1. cliculd vou give an iifljircssion ol micros, cvon though you nrc bored by n !,.clui-c<? ;'• Is it sjoocl minncrs to ask rcleuritirs } 0 r auto»tvit:!is' I with the pleasure of .stein;; "Adolpli : I Hitler" socked in the head by ; "Prime Minister Chamberlain", t •' When llu-y drop coin in tbr do- ' ' vice picture dabuvr. Chnmbcrlain'.s ; would j- 01 i do if— i^.'c nsk.s yon t'.i innh.- a at a Iutlire dtile. and you !'.nmv for certain wlicthcr ,. . . "''I '-''Ik "!i tnc siibj.-ci u< dietary dclicicnry. i names. Would vou— Finnlly invostigaiors Muciicd the' ia. TOM lii.n'"Yes" and do your flnn't it must !>c due to a i you i 1 umbrella cracks down on Fuehrer's forelock. tier Announcements oc'ciirrenro "hi best ? A k him if V0 u can lliink it »>i'r JIM) K ^jiu know nest '—>• mraiv.vhilr . r rc «riai ni i • aibWo and drctile do a ucoti ioi) ot it yoM of the condition with c.vpt'Tin;eii!u! dicl.s u'hich tlicy ori »n c'nvirtr. in snuihcin p'.i.'Oiif. and ui'-nvrdrd Uio trup, nature ol the tiiM-ai.r as line to certain siil)- stnncra u;i;.^in s ftoni the diet. It iva.s ijrllcrcd that si:b- .'itnrf'fs were to bn found in fresh 'wlk. fii^h nioaf, fiiul c^r^s. and ihst -Ahuii these substances \yerc atidc:! in UK- ( |j c t Y (he disease rouM l-.c <•nriiiolled. Kvcittually it:riror of l;ict."iiiit like the praise was Fhown Ihat yeast v.ii.s particii-, srr,c;oi|s!y. larly valiinble In Hie control "1 . 4. Yc-s.' i>clln;;r;i. mid for a while the ad-] 5. No. It is nil imposi'ikm. ministration of large nmcunts of i Hext "What Would You Do" ?a- (iriixl hrcwcr's yoast was the 5|>2- lutic;:—ijji. ciiic method of trciilniciu. Finally it was rcfotinlml that yeast is 111? riolicM tiubslancc in vitamin B, mid cvfinunily ii was .shown thai .. -• Ouainly. - 1 - -•«• Xn\ unless he makes a rcil Tlie Courier News has been formally Authorized to announce the following candidacies for office subject to the action of the Democratic primary in August. Mississippi County Judge ROLAND GREEN Slierin" and Collector HAT,E JACKSON County Trcn-M'rcr H U (BILLY) GAINES JACK FINLKY HOB1NSON <; ; <or Second Term) C'ountv and !'rob,»tt' Clerk T. W. POTTER (Tor Second Term; •MaiuniM,,,, Arc llralthicr MONTGOMERY. Ala. itJPi-I3o- , .. . > .} ;lu increise in population. Lie pint of vitamin 13 tlnu , tlicrr 1 w; . lv , 14S fcwcl . (lra ,,, s in tin- nlwlnn.- Alil ;:1:1 ,, ].,., u . (ll ! I 111! .StHlt 111 nciri is ytvcii in | ports. .war lhaii in 1933. dep;iitniciU re- ' Tlie Courier Neivs has been an - ihomcd to announce the following candidacies fur election at the Municipal Election, to be held April 2. DOYLE HENDEHSON (For Second Term) GEORGE W. BARHAM City Clerk PRANK WHITWORTH (."HAR1.ES SHORT JOHN FOSTER t'ity Atlnnitj- IfOV NELSON PlincY A, \VR1GHT

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