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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

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PAGE FOUR BLYTHBVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W, KAINES, Publisher J. GRAHAM SUDBURY, Edllor SAMUEL P. NOHRIS, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Oklahoma City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class mutter at the jxwl- offico at Blj'thcvtllo, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1017. Served by the United Press « SUBSCRIPTION HATES By carrier In the CHy of Dlyllicvlllc, 156 per week, or 65c per month. By mail, within a radius of 60 miles, $3,00 per year. $1.60 lor six months,. 75o for three months; By mail In posts! zones two to six Inclusive, 5660 per year; In zones seven and eight, $10.00 j)cr year, payable In advance. T<i//r.s Gnin Impelns it is almost <tn <icce|)l«l |)!'0|)0.skioii nowadays tlml out of tiie present war \vill come !t fecleralion of slates, if nol of Hie world, at least of Ku'rope. The Lcafeuo Of Mb lions grew out, of Uic last war, and, like the curly American b'wl- cratioii, Uic league was incapable even of holding Uic respect of its mumljui 1 nlitions, much less mainUiiniui; iieiice Among then). It is possible (he league will lend itself to complete rehabilitation, permit- ling use of (lio facilities which now exist. More likely, howcvor, is the prospect of an entirely new body, t'drmed independently of the league mid avoiding the unpleasant connolations of that latter group. lOvery day mc'n are talking about peace-^plaimiiig the kind of peace they believe will do the world the must good. Suggestions come as freely from (lie belligerent nations as they do from the neutrals. Inherent in every proposal is the implication of n strong- central body—an international parliament invested not only with the power of regulating international relation. 1 ) but also wiili the power (o enforce its decrees. One of the specific proposals is that of Clareilce Streit in "Union Now." Slreil proposes lo found a union of democracies, with Fascist nations eligible (o join only when they change their goyernnients to 'meet democratic specifications. The oi'Bimi/ulion would be- precisely like that of the .United Stales government. 'Die only difference would- be thiil the organisation would be enlarged to include the world, with nations taking the place of staler in the American set(([>. Wide support lias been given the Streit plan. Dr. Hn Shili, Chinese ambassador to the United Stales, recently urged its application to (he world in general. Meanwhile, the Institute for Intellectual Co-operation, an adjunct of the League of Nations, announced in Parts that $1000 hud been offered by Chester D. P.ngsic.v, Peek-skill, ( V. V., attorney, for research on a world federation. The tragic irony of all Ihi.s peace t«lk is Hint il must be carried on alongside three wars in Europe and the l-'ar East. If peace ts po.isiblo on a permanent basis after Ibo current wars are over, It is possible now. Wars are difficult to end, once they have been started. There is NO much "face" to be Kitvcd by all'parlies. Perhaps the junket of Under.secn-- tary of State Simmer Welles will have some effect in hastening a settlement. According 1 0 Washington Columnist OUT OUK WAY The Story of Democracy By Uendrik Wiil«m van 1,0011 When Good Democracy Tunis Into a Bad Democracy, There Is a Growth of Autocracy Chapter Eitfhl In a little book devoted (nol too pJentawUv, 1 am alrald) lo Adolf jllllcf, I laid down the rule thai "autocracy is Invariably the fesull of bM democracy." One could of Iranipose tlicxc (wo words and the MRtcment would still maKc .sense, for It Is equally true (hut "democracy IB iiivnrintily Hie result of tin Intolerable form ol ••Hilocrney." The Ilir-ory nbont "liistoriciil cycles" elm be ('juried a Ullle loo far, but, (lie nroflxble evidence uf ihn tbrec thousand year.'; undoubtedly points to a wave-like movement. In history. A Golden Aec arises out of nu cm of Imrd iind plodding labor. H i-cnchcs « point of almost nmintwal p«f- fcclicn. Then Invariably, (he people seem (o the of [he exalted nylons which they have reached, of too much prosperity, of (oo much fine Ktilp- liirc. loo many excellent palntlnes, too liwtiy Interesting plays, ,-ind (hoy grow Indilfcrcm, They grow weak. Unlike (heir ancestors, they are no lar^ef willing to nyht for Ihctr own B«od rights—or Vi'hat, they used lo consider their good rlfchls. Their nclylibort. tillll In the slate of plodding and hard labor, cast envious eyes upon (he wcn- IrcliiK ami ylory, of (lie country Just, tjcybmi tliclr ltonilc.Hi. Aiid when they find out that tlioic /ronllGi'J! lire ho longer boliiK defended, hul luive become pjtpcr lines of delnarcnuoii, they will cross them nl the first convenient moment *m<l the Mime of History records aliolhcr disaster. An Aorojxrtis becomes n barracks, :i la- mous cathedral Is turned Into a stable, a Ornnd - Canal Is lined by a row of ruined palaces. Or. worse tliiin that, cities like Babylon or Ninoreli nrc absorbed by the sands of the desert, or the poptilrillon ot lloint Is reduced from n million 16 ie.w than forty Iliousitiul. Qi-rcce, one of the most painful examples of this theory of historical cycles, collld only develop Us democratic experiments while 11 was lice from foreign domination, In the year 410 u. 0. (he fourth and last expedition of tho 1'crslans, Hellas was' routed lit plnlncn. In the year 3^8 11. C. Philip or Macedonia, after (he battle of Ohacroiica, made himself the "chosen dictator" of Gi'cecc. Incidentally, that litlc- of "chosen dictator" .shows lhat there Is very little new miller Hie sun, tor Hint Is exactly what Adolf Hitler. Uc- uito Mussolini and Joseph Stalin claim lo be when they defend themselves against accusations of usurpation and aggression Ihal arc launched against them by the western democratic!!. The nncle'iil Greek itntorUnmtcly was qilitc as incurable an individualist as his modern cle- Mrciidant. ' The history of the modern Greek kingdom, ever since its establishment In the yefir 1B30, has been an almosl uninterrupted scries of revolution!! nuil ' rebellions. The idea of co-operation .seems lo have been entirely foreign lo the inintls ol the Greek politicians who have murdered and succeeded each ulher with a rapidity which made the Western statesmen who had helped to establish this .Unruly monarchy wring their hnm'ls ln : riespa'lr. Illslorlnns (need with this problem, blamed Ihc years of foreign invasion for lliis dclcilora- llon of Ihc Greek clmrncler. 'nicy pointed out thai Uici QtcfK peninsula had been ovcr-nm by so many foreign tribes—Tnrlars, Slavs, Italians, Tuvks—that Hie. blood had deteriorated. Perish the thought! • And (hose who imagine that the democracies of circccc had been Inspired by lofty ideals ot humanity and international decency have • clc- rlvcd tlielr infoimatlon from those alithdrs of llin ronliinlic |«r!od of (he fitly years ol' Ihc last century. 'I'hesc romanllclsU were also hopeless senll- mcntniisls and like all true scnUmcntallsts, they filled the facts Id still Ilieii' fancies. As n result, most of us obtained a completely rtlslorlcil view of the history ot old licllas during llio era uf its famous experiments wllhln the Held ol democracy, And once Mich ah 'opinion has gained a firm foothold Upon the popular mind, It is almost. !m|XKslblc lo tllslociitc It. Yet that will have to be done if We mint lo prodl by the nils- takes of Pericles and his contemporaries who ruined the democracy or Athens and brought, about the introduction of a dictatorship. Jintcc. Cattun, foreign tliploiimts «TI> eager lu Iind a \vwlgc for peace. It's all a lot ol' lal!< ito\v, but It's important. 1C tvo keep talking aliout it long itiul often uiunigh it may buconic ti reality. In war. it is necessary thai.all of us work lo- ECther, and Uic respDiisibllliy of (iirecUon falls on Ihc government, Imperfect (hough 11 may be, Hint la set up by Ihc people themselves.—Finance Minister J. b. Halston at Canada, TUESDAY, MARCJJ 12,! SIDE GLANCES by Caftrafth "This is their annual trip to town, but they didn't ask me ' to lunch (his year." THIS CURIOUS WORLD C-AUSES THE Of= MOST THE OV&TER. COVERS THE PARASITE WITH CARBONATE OF t_IAAE...THUS • FOR>MIN<S ,C<irR. 1M05TMA SERVICE. INC. T. M. RED. U.S. PAT.OIF. NATURAL AAAPLE TREE MAS NO pt-AVORa. OP /yVAP>t_E UNTIL IT IS IN/ WHAT ORDER. DID THE EIGHT •AAiep?ICAN LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAAAS O FINJISH LASr SEASON I ANSWER: New: .YorU; Boston, Cleveland, Chicngo, Dclroil, Washington, •'Philadelphia, St. Louis. NEXT: Docs the stin ever set on American soil? Urban Life Too Much For Two Rare Ferrets DENVER'(UP)—The old. West is no more, but evidences of Iho once seemingly inexhaustible supply of ivlld gantc Crop up frequently. Robert Diclfich of Denver lins foiinil hvo mre inamiiial.s. nnd right In Ibe city limits of this community ot 300,000 pollution. Severn! months ngo he'killed u } ferret-long, slinky, richly petllcrt nniuial—with his automobile lie presented it. lo Ihc Colorado Mu- seum of Natural History for moiinl- iiifr. Recently he found another dead ferret, and likewise gave it lo the museum for preservation. Dietrich said he also had seen six of the animals in one group in the city late one night. The museum also possesses u live "albino" chipmunk, captured by Him- Ijobdcli or Cowrtrey, Co!., last, July. Although Blowing darker, the nnimnl Was wholly white nt Hint, time, a ml scientists said they doubled whether it ever would assume Ihc traditional biwvn of it.s species. • SERIAL STORY $15 A WEEK BY LOUISE HOLMES, sieve M-iiIlK ror Ann n( Ihc .liuii I.,,, ,1,0 j» dt|lf t" nil Iiln pIcmllnK for ;i dinner tlnlt 1 . Shu jiu-etN I'nul nl Hit j:| | N llllKllril lif IllK lltiKrr. S'liu Hmilly »!„» „ h ,,,|| e fr,,,,> ],!,„ , J, liriimlNU of no nwrc itilMundcr- KluuJljit;*/ tsoim )iu;iie !i.-i|iiij-, CHAPTER XVII A NN sturlcd dinner. She set the table as daintily as the shabby appointments allowed, placing the violcLs in (lie center and u silvei upoou at iwcli place. Creamed salmon, Clara insisted upon culling il fjold llsli, hashed potatoes fried lo a brown crustiness, pickles, hoi biscuits and jam. The Uttlc meal was ready \vlicn Clara came in. "Hy'a, Uetxl," she said. "Hello, yourself." "Gee, aren't we riUy these days'i" "I wouldn't say so." Clara picked up one oE Ihc spoons. "Why do you scl such store by these, Ann?" "Because they're veal, I guess." "You can set a whole set at the dime store for wlial one o£ these costs." "Yes, I know." "Wlidl'.s the (Ii/Terence?" "Considerable difference in finality. Nice things do somclhing for me, Clara. I can't describe il. Sometimes I dream o£ linen sheets and satin-edged blankets and perfume in the balh water and silk things next to me—" "You're the craziest Iticl. Belter Kct those things out of your head. Folks like us arc better oft nol to think of salin-edgeJ blaiikels." "Maybe. Dinner's ready. I waul to hurry because P;ml Hay- clen and I are smelling spring in the [Mirk tonight," Clara pouted. "You have all the tuei;," she said. "I can't get anybody but a (ruck driver and he has to support Iiis old lady." * * * AV/1IILE Clara washed the dishes and Ann changed her dress, Ihcre was chatter in the apartment. Neddy ami Teddy danced in. Neddy talked and Teddy echoed. They had both won cups for terpsichorcan prowess at the liofcland dance hall and they displayed them proudly. Myrtle drifted in. She sat on the edge of a chair-, her i-on^i hands folded in her lap, her hij; c.vcs deep in purple shadows. She admired the cups. "Me and Hill used to dance," she said wistfully. Ann came lo the bedroom dooi-, her .sweet, with sympathy. 'Will he be coming home soon, Myrtle?" she asked. "Eighteen months and 12 days. He's learning the welding business. Maybe we can have a little place of our own—" (jlic swallowed painfully, frying fo smile. Neddy spoke up. "I wouldn't wait if I was you," slie said, tossing her head. "You're only young once. You'd be prclty if you fixed yourself up." "As prelly as us," Teddy added. Maybe I could gel a job for you on Iho elevators," Neddy sus- fiestcd. Myrtle looked down at her red hands. "I'll slay , )n here with his ma," she said. "I'll wail." "You're a fool," Neddy told her. Just a fool," said Teddy. Ann spoke sharply from the bedroom. "Leave Myrtle alone. t>he knows what she wants to do." She came inlo the living room, carrying a dark silk dress. "Would you like to have this, Myrtle?" she asked. "We're nbout the, same size and it doesn't fit me very well. t think, it would look better on you." ^ Myrtle took the dress hungrily. "Oh, it's pretty. I haven't had ;i new dress since Bill and me was married. I'll wear it when 1 go lo see him." Stammering her thanks, she ran from the room, holding the dress close to her thin little breast. "U'liat'll you wear?" Clara wauled to know. "That's your best work dress and you just paid to have it cleaned." Ann said lightly, "Long as the remnant tables hold out I'm all right." "I didn't mean lo make her feel bad, but gosh—" Neddy said apologetically. * * • gUDDENLY a strange girl appeared in (he doorway. Clara greeted her noisily, saying, "Ann, this is Betty. She was my roommate. She got married and lives downstairs. How goes il, Belly?" "It goes something wonderful," she said, her eyes shining. Clara and the twins were plainly envious of (he narrow band on Betty's finger. Ami gazed nt the bride specula lively. Why was a wedding ring so desirable? Was it because these girls Jived by a pattern and one phase ot the pattern was marriage? Or was it n law of nature lhat each girl must linrl a rente? Or was il love? She didn't know. She had a reeling lhat the girls didn't know. "Well," Betty said smugly, "I must get back to my husband." She preened herself a little. She said to Ann, "Won't you come and meet Jim?" Ann walked down the stairs ,vith her. Jim wore overalls, he !iad not shaved recently. He acknowledged the introduction awkwardly. As Ami,turned away, he caught Belly in bis arms. There was a c'.oscnesV about, them, a sense ot belonging, that brought a quick ache to Ami's heart. Maybe * THE FAMILY DOCTOR T. M. REG. O. S. FAT. OFf Third Stroke Nol Always FalaJ, Bui, Paiienl Gets Weaker Ai'ler Each «Y 1>K. SIOltUIH Fl.SIIBEIN lidifor, -lorn n:\l of the American Medical Association, and nf Hyfrria, (lie Kcatth' Magazine Among (he innumerable superstitions associated with .sudden tlcalh is the iric.i that » third stroke of apoplexy is always fatal. There is not the slightest bn.sis for this notion except Uic fuel lh;it n person who [ins had one .stroke is more likely lo die at the second, nnd a person who bus had two strokes is more likely to die nt the third, and one who has had (luce is more likely lo die at (lie fourth. 'I'lirie arc people who believe dial sudden (tenth i.s always (lie result of .some inllucn:c oul.sidu the body. Therefore, when ;\ jici 1 ,=on is about to die. demands arc made to transfer Ihc: evil fate by ^ic to some animal; ov f;ifts arc offered to placate higher powers. Apoplexy i.s likely lo be the ciil- ininiilioii of chanijcs lhat. (;o an for nivi Inside the liunr.m body. The I LISTEN , WORRY WART— SOU KEEP ON ' HOME TOP SOIL VERY MUCH LOMGER, OUR LIVIN 1 ROOM WILL BE A BASEMENT.' By J. K. Williams OUR BOARDING HOUSE with Major lloopie MOW COULD J T BSTOM SCRMA?~« HE DiOM'T 6HCW/ ANY MOaeftliN AWlfJ ' CREEPING , TO scuba/1 Sti* . ,.,.-.. v ,, jr ,j -v-xjr-fM-i--^LISMI^ WEEDED , WeLU-"-HAR-Rt«PH/.y( WAS A MANICURE.'— "iims ' DO ? —.• — ,„,„ PACKED IM \'t . HIS NftlLS DOWNIMTO /2j hluAD, TIFFAMV, Kt\ THE QUICK, MftKlMG JUST VMM WDjjjf EVCRV STEP FftiMFL _. ~~° " NAIL FILE AND A I WORTH OF -^ ., CHANGED HIM ) FROM A RUG TO A < RECORD-BREAKER/) .^^—^~^ ' MOW KIM A " \ AI AM BE •* J MURDERED/ AS OFFEM AS ME ? y S% '^ \ -DIME'S WORTH OF I GOTTA f GET THAT < V HOUND ' V BACK/, arteries in (he brain become hardened and inflexible; the blood pressure rises. When the pressure rises beyond the stielchins point of (he artery, the artery will break. Then there is brain hemorrhage or stroke. Drain hemorrhages have been increasing iu number because people are living longer. Young people seldom die of a slioke. A .stroke may be due lo oilier conditions than the breaking of a blood vessel. Sometimes a clot will get loose from the heart or from a vegetation on the valve:; hi Ilic heart. Sometimes it will break loose from a healing condition after an operation. Tliat kind of a clot can travel in the blood stream until it reaches n terminal bloo:l vessel in the brain. Once tnc clot becomes lodged there was something in loi marriage. Two people, ins; one, against a pitiless work! She glanced down (lie s( Iho hall door, watching /o- Al Hint moment voices came Xrom a nearby room, tin rough voices ot men. "My split was twenty gimme twenty-live or I'll— ''Whal'JI you cto?" a sccon sneered. "J could tell a /civ tiling: you—" "Shut up, you fool." Tile door opened and 11 men who had spoken to Am she first arrived at the house into the halt. They were tl: sallow and furtive eyed, hastily ran back lo (he thir. * * * TJAUL came. He spoke ]' ly to Clara ami Iho lw, v and Ann departed in the m excited chatter. Ann \vo what there was about the of a man lo change an 01 conversation into a fevovif play of so-called wit and cli They walked four blocks t field park and wandered tl Hie dusky paths. The nigl soft, with something of ] sweetness in Ihc air. Th down on a bench near Hie 3 They talked easily ot impi things, relaxing in the p' quiet. Paul did not mention Clayboui'iie. After a while ! Ann ii lit Up ot his college d "I paid my way at the frai house by pressing suits and ing on table," he said. " with a gang like that foi years makes this sort ot lift prcfly lonely." "Yes, I know what it is lonely." ., HehesJlalcd Jor a rnom«1 lurning something in his Tlicn, "Tlie fraternily mem ii have an organization, the j Club. The spring hop is ( off next week. I'd like to la if you'd care lo go." Ann's eyes shone. A da nice dance—with Paul. "C love to go, Paul," Then, dn ly, "But won't it ho cxper lerribly expensive?" "I suppose so, but gosh, we've got to have a little : we go along. I've got a sin servo and I'm going to sp on one nice evening for yc me." She glowed. "I feel like derclla—" "I'm not much ot a 'harming." "You'll do for me." They laughed together fully. The nipht was fillet 'lardiiit.'-il throbbed with Ii love. , (To He C'uiiluiuciJ'^l in this blood vessel, that of the brain will be uvnblc nourishment in Uic form O f As a result. Ihc symptoms v mediately resemble those stroke. This condition is cull bolism. Here again the |>crsoii in; vivc the first embolism, bii ing become weakened as ;i of I lie slroke, lie is less Ii survive another shock. 3h< survive the second, there c still smaller possibility . goes on that he will be survive a third .stroke. Thus, the belief (hat. Mi stroke K nlwnys fatal is n superstition based on a p My, But human beings s member always lhat, which is most important men in Uic (ichl "Where there i.s lite. .n>r( (if Mobile Warm MONTGOMERY. Ala. Hugh White, president of I bania public service com has warned Mobile Hint, des fast, growth of its seaport dry up unlcw tlic city | alive lo the problems of tnu tiou." HOLD EVERYTHING Announcements: Thr Courier Ncvv.s hits bcrii l umlly authorised lo announrf folinv.'ing candidarir.s for office ;;i jcct lo Ihc action of the primary in August. Mississippi County ,t ROLAND GREEN Sheriff and Collcrdn HALE JACKSON (,'ounly TrrMMirrr K. t,. iBUJjY) CIAINES tFor Second Termi JACK F1NLKY ROBINSON Connly and Vrobalc Clerk T. W. POTTER I For Second Tcrmi Circuit Court ('tcrk HARVEY MORRIS i Kor Second Term/ KcprcACiilnlivc U'or Ihc scat now held b\ Wood row Huttoni J. LEE BEARDEN ByClj Lew he Cornier Mcw.s has b.^n i'i/cd to announce the at ics for election at the cipal fleet ion. to be held Ap Municipal Jni'sc DOYLE HENDERSON lR>r Second Term) GEORGE W. BAKHAM City Clerk FRANK WHITWORTH CHARLES SHORT JOHN FOSTER City Attorney ROY NELSON PERCY A. WRIGHT 'Aren'l you forge I ling l!ie Ixvo cculs amusement • Mr, Jones?" •..

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