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February 23, 1940

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COUKJER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher J. GRAHAM SUDBURY, Editor SAMUEL P. NOrtRlS, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Oklahoma City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second clnss matter at the post- office at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Con, Oclbber 9, 1917. Served by Die United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES . By carrier In the City of niythevlllc, !5c per week, or G5c per morill). 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 tnclustvu, $6.50 per year; in zones seven nnd eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. University of Arl\utisa$ Deser w j .s CwisiV/era / ion Apparently llic lalk mudu by President J. W. Fullbright of the University of Arkttiisas before the Mississippi County Farm Bureau at Osccola Tues- diiy night was quite candidly an "Arkansas lirst" lecture. But even so it scorns very evident that our .shile university could use .s-itle.smiiiisiiip in this part of Arkansas. No longer is it necessary for excuses to be made in behalf of Arkansas University and the training to be obtained at Fayetteville, or branches of the university located- elsewhere, is on a par with that to be found in almost any oilier slate university in the conn try. High school studenls now give the university serious consideration if they are fortunate cnou<--h to be in a position to look forward to n college, education. It was not so many years ago that the average Mississippi county, or even northeast Arkansas, student for that matter, hardly jjiive the university a fleeting (houghI. Inconvenient as the location of our state university is and as inaccessible as it has been for students from this area m the past it does have advantages that an out-of-statc school can- _.npl offer. ;''•;•'• Probably, the principal one is more :'noticeable after college days are over than while attending. Years spent at a state school provide the student with a group of friends that will continue to be friends in later years. It is indeed well to know that in years to follow the '•Arkansas man" (or girl) can find at least one former schoolmate in any town of SI'/.R in the state. Compared with this agreeable experience the student who attends .school in some out of state college or university seldom has occasion to contact his old schoolmates in a business or a social way unless he makes the necessary business connections in thai slate and plans to make his home there. The University of Arkansas deserves a prominent position on the "list" of institutions under consideration by any possible future collegian in Uiis .section —not on a basis of state loyalty but of the individual's own future. Arnold Wanted j]/on Official recognition, of a sort, was given Thurman Arnold's sweeping campaign into illegal combines among contractors and unionists i» (he building ^trades when the House appropriations committee praised the assistant attorney-general for his work. The committee acknowledged the obvious fact that .Mr. Arnold's drive /.gainst building (rusts has already saved the country considerable sums and predicted that continuation of the drive will mean "savings of hundreds of millions of dollars to the consuming public," And after this charming eulogy, the committee promptly cut oil' something like ?50,000 from Mr. Arnold's appropriations request, although the sum allocated was ?<1],000 more than (be original budget estimates. The com millet! knows it is true that building costs for the small home owner will fall .substantially if Mr. Arnold can continue and broaden his campaign. Billions of United States dollars have been spent far more carelessly than Mr. Arnold is spending his comparatively small allotment. It would have been hotter to give the assistant attorney- general what he needs and let him return it a hundredfold by reducing building costs. How Trim, Mr. C,r<>cn Between sessions of thu A. F. of I,, executive council in Miami, Fla., I'resi- dent William Creen found time to address an'audience at the local Ttimi- ami Temple Mcthotlisl church. Mr. Green compared conditions in totalitarian countries with American democracy. "Never lias there been a contrast more startling and convincing," lie .said. "Never have the American people been afforded a more elVectivc lesson in government. "To make American democracy work, however, we imwl have more unity of thought and unity of action—(hat "is the need of our time." Yes, indeed, Mr. Creen. When would it be convenient for you to talk this matter over with John L. Lewis? THEY SAY II Is not. possible, nor tn conforinance (willi our conception of neutrality, lo construct a'dlf- fi-reiice between public opinion and the oflicinl atlllmlo of llio st«le.-Nur,l Propaganda Minis. tn- Joseph Gocbbels. t i * It i.s certainly not unvlisim lo tllller willi llic President's policies on y rounds of principle or lo criticize Ineffective, administration, pvcn if Iliat administration relates lo foreign allnirs. — Senator Robert. A. Tnft (Hep., Ohio). * * + Seven years of bitiiyllng u,n nation's nnnucial housekeeping have cast n blight on llic nution. 'I'lw tiiKcnt need today i.s to restore competence in our national government.— Dist. Ally. Thomns E. Uewcy of New York. * * * If this country Is lo have a mil and InMmg prosperity. nil bitterness and distrust. belAvcen government, and industry and labor must be dispelled.— Alf M. Uindon, G. O. p. president ml candidate In li)3l>. t > •> I do not believe- (he spirit of the Finnish people ran be crushed. . . They arc an honorable people and they pay (heir debts. — Irssc 11. Jones, federal lo;m administrator. * > * So demoralised and I'mbil tried by internecine lends is (lie Democratic party that It cannot present, a common front. against, us. On the other hand, our ranks are closed in a harmonious undcrslnmllng of (he great task before us. - John D. Hamilton, chairman, national a. O. I' committee. SIDE GLANCES by Oatbraith FRIDAY, FEBKUAHY 23, SERIAL STORY $1 5 A WEEK BY LOUISE HOLMES YHSTKIIIJAV, AIM, llr o ,,,,, ltviill,.^ ,„„! uluut uurlc., /,, ,; ''.''•"B" ' ..... "--UV.T IJUI ktiui, for .. '< ivrvk. -ih e 1 H j,,,,,,,., ' rcl| c '" }»''«'>iillll(>- mid ,!r..«.si.., we 'ii III l» Illlllllli; In Ullllil. fjU.||J N _ "• rlB'Ilt liliiil of Irl.-ndB. A roilliK- :111, "luiMri-iillj- frli'iiillcsK, luo. • r ' , »li<! lln "You'll have, to dictate this letter again—your apple chewing rciiislered belter limn your voice." THIS CURIOUS WORLD corn, mo sr HEA SERVICE. INC. HUNTERS PURSUING A, SOAAET1MES BECOME AFFECTED WITH DEER SICKNESS NAUSEA CAUSED By THE PUNGENT AMJSK EXUDED FROM THE HOOF=S OF THE X\MI/V\/XL_. CAN BUILD COMPLETE WEB IN AN HOUR. HAT ARE VIOLIN STRINGS A-vADE OF CHAPTER II A NN awoke the following morning with a swift revulsion of feeling. n a ,( s!lc , lt ( un [i y .,„.. severed ;i newspaper personal? Yes, she hud. There stood the envelope on the bureau. She dressed, eyeing the envelope thoughtfully. She had written, "My Deur Lonely: I am interested in your persona! because I find it very hard to make friends in the oily. I will be glad lo hear from you again. Ann Smith. General Delivery." Before leaving the room, she placed the letter under Ihe spoons m the bureau drawer. "1 won't mail it," she said. "I'll think about it today." She went out into the sunshine and walked quickly to the El station. On Dearborn street, or on Michigan boulevard, Ann's appearance would have given the impression of well-groomed, well-tailored smartness, almost richness. If she explained that the soft wool of her dress had ueen found on a remnant table in n basement bargain sale, lhat Ihe findings had como from the 10-cent store, that her own hands had fashioned the garment—in short thai the ejilire ensemble had cost ICES than $5— one would scarcely credit the story. Ami's shoes were purchased in :i hllle alley shop off Randolph, ihey were rebuilt shoes of good make. Her hats were made from odds and ends, some new, some port discarded by Mrs. Pringle and hose especi^ly-h^S J° K^"n^eST^S-lfTu' * n **^?} tt * **>?**<*«*- X'unv what Mnelm-'°" bl> * >°" NhXT: The world's pion JiiRli jumpers. Down Memory Laue OUT OUR WAY 10 Years ,\g,, -I. M. Anderson and u i, enjoyed „ two days [ishii,, (last week to Mr. Wai .< r ,, : on Spring RJ V ,,,. - nu , v Jack siihnoii. the largo.".! «Yi eight and one-half pound., ,,,, other six auri one-hulf pound f ive YIMIS Ac,, niiymonri Cooper, r'orm ird („„ " '^ , this city. IIH.S ;uniowncecl plans to j open a new rralaiirant in Meni]>his nie place will bs known as Cooper's Cnfc. Mr. Cooper, prcaidcnl. ot the Jlemphis Kestanranl association lias ojwiiUwl llic Electric W.itflr \ Shop in Memphis for a number of I years. Our Year Ajo Litllc Rock -The stale senate struck ,T blow ,-,i child marrin in Arkansas by passinii, 2<i lo 0 a measure raisin; the legal aac for marriage from 11 to 1C for girls and irom IK ID IB for boys. ly of ---- aghast to learn, through her budget, that she spent .?50 a year for hose. CEWING a feather lo a moss green hal, she asked, '-Will it go on like Ibis forever, Mrs. Pi-ingle? Won't I ever meet people and gel acquainted, in the dime good make friends?' "It's hard lo Ann," her employer answered'. Its more than ever hard when you're stuck in a shop like this. Kow if you worked store — those girls limes." "Yes, I know, but \ like this work. J was delighted when you gave me the job. I had hoped lo work up," "I'd pay you more if I could, you know that. Fifteen dollars isnH muun, a living, iiial's all—" "Fifteen » week," Ann repeated absently. "There are thousands of girls, and men, loo, who never make more than $15 a week. At first I thought it was a stepping stone to better things, but I've learned differently. The $15 jobs are in a class by themselves—they are fulurelcss." "The best thing to do is lo be satisfied, Ann." The girl changed her position Read Courier News vvani ans •/ESTIDDV I 5AW FIVE ARAGEMEW SITTIM' DM A PARK BENCH -- THEY ALL GOT BABIES A ,M' MORTGAGES -AM' LAST NIGHT I COUUSM'T SLEEP AWlNk.FOR.SEEIW'THEM HUWGEV KIDS.'I FEEL rr S--8UT I — WAYOF-7EU.IM' 'EM TO TAME IHEIR. BIAMKETV- BtAMK .ajJTO TO A \ OARAGE TO GET 'EM WELDED. By ]. K. Williams OUR BOAKDJMG IIOUSK "Tvi.l, Major lI«o,Jc /" "_ "' _ ~~ s: i TV s~^'jsr — — . »- TVtKT OTHER. ttOuNO IfJ ^'^ ,\A ,i\^>- ^^TosuM^i.^L^^^r^rsr IF SCRWA ,S ft 006 OR A MOOSE/ {/{ CAPITAL IDEA TO Vltor ~~ MOW,MAJOR, WHEN THE DOOR V'I _„' rAL 'P. 5A TO Mft «E ft OPENS AND TWE BUNNY SAILS W PAST, SCRAf»\ \\ALI_ CHfxSE '<•( HERE TO HEUSlSiKI -~A UNLESS HE'S CAUGHT > THE OLD MOOPUE ROCK( IMG CHAIR FEVER/ & MY WORD/ I HOPE if^^M. ^-BUT IS THE DOG ? restlessly. "But that's the trouble. You mustn't be satisfied. If. you arc you'll stay in the $15 class. I'm not satisfied." "What arc you going lo do aboul il?" Ann put the finished hal on her bronze head and went lo u minw. She turned this way and that. "I don't know," shr. said. "Gel married?" Ihe older woman persisted. "No, that's not Ihe answer. In Ihe first place, I never meet young men. In Die second place, I want lo <lo things for myself." "What sort ot things 1 ." 1 Ann said again, "I don't know It's queer llic svay i feel. I don' narticiiUjrlv lots of money, to '( money, (hat is, for sup- Sbo was silent, remembering her strange childhood. Her father had taught her how to pick a winning horse—not how to work. It's something else. I want Some day she would fall r TU7 Prlncntnrl ,^n A .0~ I . ,. . "•Jull.l lull [. Mrs. Pringlc asked, "Why did you come lo Chicago? Maybe if you'd stayed in your own home town—" Ann laughed mirthlessly. "I have no home town," she said. She fell silent, remembering hev strange childhood. Pole—that's what she had culled her charming gay, worthless father—had followed the horses and every other sporling event. He had dragged Ann and her mother from Miami to Sun Valley, from Indianapolis to Louisville, from New York to Pasadena. Wherever money was being spent, there was " Peler Brown. When he got his share, he spent with a lavish hand. Ann had lived in the finest hotels in the country and she had healed food over gas jels in the dirty, draJly rooming houses. The hectic, scrambled lile had come to an end in one of Chicago's drab rooming houses. Pete always smoked in bed. One night he had fallen asleep. Ann tried never to think of that night. Since then she had been alone. Pete had taught Ann lo speak French and to order exotic dinners, how to size up a horse and stand off creditors. He had taught her nothing wilh which lo make a living. It necessity hadn't forced her lo make clothes and hats for her mother and herself—but il had, and she was earning $15 a week. She said musingly, "\\'c $15 people arc like th'e-filling in a sandwich. We're squeezed in between the upper slice'which has case and luxury and Ihe lower slice which asks (to government for help. We can'l get out. We're necessary lo the darned old sandwich." Her eyes filled with tears. ^T noon Ann ate two graliam crackers and half an apple. Afterward, she left the building and threaded her way through the •enealli the hurrying feet and would care. At a 10-cent store on Stale street, she went lo tin: notion counter. Ann did much ot her shopping at this particular counter because of a girl, because the girl was friendly. She always remembered Ann and enlivened her sales wilh gay chatter. "Hello," Aim said, slopping near the binding tape, smiling- ,it the girl. "Hi, there be with you in minute." She deftly tied a package, saying over her shoulder, "Making another dress?" Ann nodded. "Starting it tonight." The girl's casual interest warmed her. The IQ-ceiit ston> girt was not at nil Ann's type ' She was cheaply dressed, tho ' meagemess of her clothes accentuating her plump figure. Sho used dreadful perfume, her bargain-day permanent was frizzy and ridiculously styled, her nails were long and blood red. Perhaps il was her ga, „*„,.. that appealed to Ann, perhaps it was her friendly interest, perhaps it was merely that she was another human being. She finished her wrapping and came to lean on the counter near Ann. "What you making?" "Shall I show you Ihe picture?" "UU-huh—lemme see il." Ann handed the picture to her '.Nice?" "Urn—keen—" The girl kept looking from the picture lo Ann and back again. " 'Irene Temple,' " she read, " 'one of Chicago's most popular debutantes.' That's- . funny—" j . "What's funny? Uon't you like the dress? I have a remnant of dull blue wool, (lie scarf ami accessories and buttons will be a darker shade of blue—" "Yeah—it'll bo swell—but lite girl looks just like you, just exactly like you—" Afterward Ann was to rcmem- :r that the 10-ccnt girl was the to notice the resemblance bc- • THE FAMILY DOCTOR T. M. REG. U. s. PAT. Alinosi Kvcryoiu'. Has S|i<vdi Defects; Study Will luiprovo Souiul o |' (l, c Voice BV OK. MOIIIIJ.S KISHBIvIN Kdilnr, .limriuit of Ihe Amrrii'an ?! rci icn I .UsorUlTOi. and nf "yen'.,. Hi,, Health Masazine Innbiliiy in speak well oflcn results froin Imbility to hear well. In the pa; t. children who could not hear v.-orc usually placed in special :-ob(!ols. where they Icumcd to talk v.-;th iheir hands' ^pcc:h fiViVcts ure more comuon lh:in hritriticr defects. Almost everyone h ; , : , an ofca.ilcreil difficulty with speixh. The repetition of diUiniii =cutcnces like "t'eter er picked a peck ot pickled pffi-.i" or 'C'IM.PV Sue is sewing shins let .'.fildiei's" fnrifc.itrs the va-ym,; d'.^if.-. t .f eltli-icney uitli v.hirh mi,!.t 0 [ u, a rn ,->blr to think ar.d sii'-n): , ( ( ti,r, x , nlc |) mo . Tin- !irv:- n .- who is hard ol hrar- i"s lisiwlly h :ls ivotiblc iu sptiik- ini;. Lvciiii.<r IK- doi-s not kitnw whttlier or not he i.s speaking loudly or softly, distinctly or indistinctly, some pr-ople have trouble s-ith .speech because Ihry nrf phv.sirally etiuippcd to .'1'rak well, 'ihc.ic nvc l)3rn wilh a P. a liairli]i. or li\e uivn! ( ,,. cl ij llmy )lltvc jfon'uic i ;) I'biWicn who have severe colds j !'"d inlecle;! em-., diirina childhood | ircinii.nily ] osc enough of their i hcnnns ir, interfere with the proper i "''"lopmem of speech. I'crsistciH |infroi ;on of ( | lc slnuscs . llso C1 . c . jalei- ililllniltle.s, and Ihrrc are In- Isliinres in which suellinj in the i '-'y and throat makes' chiidren "lh as if they were talking liironuh I llinr noses. I ^mii" children arc able lo hear jccitai-, .sounds, intt not others, if j infy (io not hear sounds of lo«; [Wch. i.)ay be able to speak. i not lo imilatc sounds which r>- c-o not hear. Such children <• -:-l(i to be "pitch deaf." wcre unable to hold audiences lic- 1 of tin; liigli pitch or .shrill ! :-hui;iclcr of their voifc-s. Irani to ; speak with a low pilch and a softer I voice. Few people pay enougli allenlinn lo Ihrii voices. Elegant speech, like lhat of Lc.slii- Howard and K('mald ' Column. i\ so ran- Ilial- many pro- pic become ciilmioxl upon hearing It. V'rt ail of ur, can improve oitr i speech it we give our voice the ; same smenlion lhat shew- grcul i aclor.s sivc ( o theirs. Rickshaws Save Fuel For Teeming Singapore j Sl.Vr.Al'OHE (VPi - There lias been a boom in rlrkshaws on |lr- ! streets of -Singapore owing lo ilir ur'rd for coiiscrviu-; petrol -up- pHrs. ' H'lnciredA ot ricfohaw p.-ilhr.- i who vfouki soon have Ijeru driven olf the streets, have been tepricveci. ' for the Sin^porc Municipality, in- : . stead of continuing to reduce the nuinbr-i of riclrsbnu llccmrs. 1ms •, now drridccl lo permit Ihr full •1.000 on I lie streets during mo. : A proposal ti abolish bullock i carls and handcarts from the renter of Singapore also has br"!t postponed for the same reason. • Bullock carts, one of Ihe oldest froms of transport, silll use Ib- An-'.iii- \\]tt> R ivos a iitllc .-.|wi;ii alti-ntion to speech will rea!i/n tnat i-.c, tv.o persons talk exactly aiikc. f.-fvi-rthelt-ss. wo lind by P'.icutr thai we c »n change our voices .so thai PV eii our friends do not rccosni/c them. Sooner or later, however, each of IK rii-vt-IniK CM-- . - r^^^HS!~%^"^raiw invohc: teaching of voice placement EO that persons who formerly 1 joreyiiB for spun- n-.' nii'd:, w , i lorries. bn;-e:;. rars. rickshaws i.i cyclists. i Head Ccuricr News ^ant ads.

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