The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 29, 1940 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 29, 1940
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PAGE FOUR THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO, H. W, RAINES, Publisher J. GRAHAM SUDBURY, Editor SAMUEL F. NOHBIS, Advertising Manager Sole Nitlonal Ads'ertklnj Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Oklahoma City, Memphis. Published Every Afterncon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the post- office it Blyth«v1IJe, Arkansas, under act of Congre&s, October 9, 1817. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City of Blylhevlllc, 15c per week, or 65c' per month. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 lor six months. 15c for three months; by mail In postal zones two to six fncliislrt*, $6.50 per year; In zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable 'In advance. The Judge Judged li is an awesome tiling to judge a follow man. Endowed will) no divine wisdom or insight, but equipped with only tlio regular complement of Inimmi knowledge, prejudices, itnd feelings, miy thouk'lilCul niiin must, hesitate before passing judgment on a fellow heiiiff. Society being what il is, we musl II'RVC • judges tu enforce minimum rules. of conduct thai we have decided arci'nceessary for the common safety. Bui even judges we hedge about .with all possible restrictions, seeking to insure that the innocent be not wrongly convicted. Even such ordered public justice is fallible enough. JUil when individual men, or bodies of men, irresponsible and self-appointed, begin to judge their fellow tnc'ii, nothing but horror and injustice can follow. There is in Atlanta, Ga., a man who knows this. With others of his kind lie presumed to judge others. By night, faces hidden, these self-appointed judges went forth to judge their fellow men. One drank loo much, they thought. One was not true to liis wife, they" suspected. One dared to join a labor union to improve his condition. And so the midnight judges came, and took them away, and whipped them, drunk with the power of numbers and secrecy v and violence. One- victim died of their "judgment." lint there came a day when this young Georgia man was brought to orderly judgment. The court gave him a hearing, and a chance (o defend himself, and bo represented, by counsel. And it found him guilty. Ife had seemed to himself a brave figure by night, when, surrounded by '"is gang, he looked through the slit's in his hood and watched the lash bite •into the bared brick. But now he cried out that he had been framed, pleaded with the court to be allowed to go home to his wife and children. Ho buried his face on his wile's .shoulder and sobbed. He who had presumed to judge others cringed before their judgment of him. Let all who incline to judge severely their neighbors picture to themselves ho misery of (his wretched Georgia boy, who must now learn in prison the toleration which society had .somehow tailed to teach him elsewhere In this time when experiment., lnily *™ Ot •"T"""' « wns me,,, it \ Li " ab ,° m a 10t OI *»^L«lc bomb 111VC11|01 . „„ u , K „ „ ', , r B«rl W , OUT OUR WAY Adaptable Man Man is infinitely adaptable, lie has had to be, else ho. would not have lasted through all the miseries he, has .brought upon himself through the centuries. He gets used to war, as he gets used to anything else. The first air raid causes-panic. The second causes alarm. But the '10th merely means scuttle underground and wait, It becomes a bore. Little flashes of this human trait . emerge from the panorama of war. It is not easy to I'orget the picture of « British submarine tfrow which had torpedoed a German ship in the Kattegat, Destroyers rushed to the scene, began furiously dropping depth bombs as the sub "crash-dived" and lay on the bottom waiting for annihilation that might ' come at any moment. What did (he crew do as they waited through those moments freighted with life or death? They played cards. An Echo Dies Away Vienna has been dead a long lime. The Vienna, that i.s, of song and story, (he pleasant, easy-going, tolerant city of and wine. It suffered a mortal wound in (he World War. It died when the Nazi troops marched in. So il .seemed strange the other day to read that Victor I,con has just died there, lie wrote lyrics a whole world sang, to i.ehar's tunes of "The Merry Widow." Hut I,eon was Jewish, and so his properly had been confiscated, liis last years were lived out in desperate poverty. If was an ill return from a world to which he had given much joy. tnm IB fefc column •( other mwiptptn doa not ntcamrtlj «vdor»«Mnt but fe ui in fee mbjtrtj dlscu»ed. -!I Building Safer Drivers New Jersey, a stiite of exceptionally heavy highway | ra r[j c , lm s made 'enviable progress In highway safely in recent yciir.s. But New Jersey, which has long had a rigidly enforced driver's iliconsc liuv nnd for I he past two years a fom- Dtilsory safety testing | uw for all motor vehicles, is not- satisfied that ovwylliiiiu possible has been done (o protect life and limb ami property on the highways. A stiller road lest for applicants for driver licenses hus been »<|o]>lcd, mid In Trenton, where the first trial of the new rules is under wuy, rejections arc rnimln« as high as « per cent, where formerly (hey averaged about 18 per cent. The old tests were generally given In Isolated .spots, and consisted usually in asking the applicant, to start, go through (he gear shifts, stop and back the car around, the new tests require license applicants to handle cars in truffle iliuler urban driving conditions, with an inspector sHUnf beside him on the alert, for every false move, Hie prospective driver musl WiUch traffic .signals, pedestrians. Intersecting traffic nnd nil the other situations he will normally encounter If lie gets his license. And when he gets that hnrdly won license, he knows that he may il by suspension or revocation If ho Is Involved. In an accident or even gels H record of repealed Infractions nf traffic regu'lti- limis not resulting in accidents. II has been raid Hint Highway building is a job that will never be completed. Building safe drivers to use the highways is another endless job in which- New Jersey Is selling other slates an example of thoroughness. —Arkansas CJazctte. The Good Neighbor |>o]icy Is a beacon of II B hl shliiliiB through (he gloom of vfar.-Assibliml Secretary of Slnlc Henry M. Orady. BMTKEV1LLE fAIKJ COURIER NEWS MONDAY, APRIL 20, 1940 "Fellow, I think we mighl as well begin takiny a collection for- Old Man Crabtrcc's busted windows before the season oillcially starts." THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson OBSERVED IM DECEMBER, J939, HAD AN ARE/X ESTIMATED AT 3.OOO AAILUONJ SQUARE ...AN EXRANSE SIXTEEN TIMES LARGER. THAN THE ENTIRE SURPACE OF THE EARTH. ON THE l_XXWM AFTER .A F5AINJ T. M. fuc.y. s. P*T. o 7/c. BEECH TREE PROTECTS ITS BUDS FROAN WJNTBF2 COLD BY WRAPPING /AMD COUNTER- WRAPPMIXICB EXXCH INI A BLANKET ANSWER: the surface. The rain floods their burrows and drives them to rVRXT: \Voi:h! llic sun rise and set if the world did not turn on Its ^xis? ALL ABOUT BABIES Health Can'i He Handed Child on Silver 1?latter . 1)., Dlt. f. ||. Maternal ami child Section of Ani<ric:in Mfallli Associ.ilitm Health Is a delicate balance bc- Secretary, Hrnllh ween many coiinicllng forces. .. healthy balance of .body nml mind musl be mainlalncd by constant j adjustments between - the individual ami his surroundings. His SERIAL STORY BET ON LOVE BY CHARLES B. PARMER IKSTUHIMVi dltfrr} ««il« Jii-r Illicit WJIJJe Uomt nuliluii lor ferr •I kuwt. A. ruw trm-k "udvteer," »«• him torn (orrrd lu return la Aiutrloa by tke war. Xfctrry ktrm Mm •» liu«lnr*ii utfvnl. \Vlllle U Afraid Homtonc \\ll\ 4'Itilm I'<'|>lM-r «»>, decide* to to lome (iitukilil;. CHAPTER 111 CHERRY BOND was crossing the clubhouse lawn—next afternoon—when she slopped abruptly, and for no apparent reason. Yet something (maybe il wns a hunch) seemed to command: Stop—Look—Listen! She fumbled idly In her purse, came up with a pencil, as her jest- less eyes swept llic crowds. She snapped her purse shut, flipped open her program, The lirsl race: Pepper Boy number one on Die rail—her eyes liilcd slightly—over the program's top she saw a familiar ligurc moving through the crowds. His back wus turned—he was talking with another man; they were going toward the clubhouse. Yes, it wus lie. Instinctively, she followed them. The two men slopped to fall; around the building's side—she saw their shadows on the ground. Again she lowered her head over the program, as it studying it intently; slowly she walked to the building's corner. Slopped there. She heard: ". . . my boy, regarding Pepper Boy I'd advise—" The girl straightened, crumpled and dropped her program. Her face flushed. He was ill it again! She strode around the corner, faced a jnassivc man in gray bowler and tweeds, swinging a pair of huge field glasses from a leather strap. H was Uncle Willie Bond. With left hand he was grasping the elbow of a narrow and tail and bespectacled man who looked as if he were playing hookey from a desk. Sherry Bond caught Uncle Willie's eye. She had to admire the aplomb with which he met such interruption. Showing no surprise at her sudden appearance, he dropped the stranger's elbow, raised his hat punctiliously. "Ah, my dear—" he began, but she cut him short with a jerk of her head and a very firm, "If you don't mind!" "Certainly not, my dear, I'm coining," and io the stranger, "You'll pardon me, old man; as for Pepper Boy, let it stand status quo.'* He was seizing her arm, leading her swiftly away—so no one would hear the calling down he expected. The nerve of him! Sherry pulled free, backed oft and frowned. "So you're touting, eh? Telling a stranger how to bet. I noticed you were anxious to leave the luncheon table half an hour ago." "Wait, Sherry!" The man's manner changed abruptly. She saw him stiffen—why, he could be hard as nails—that old man attitude was purely assumed—a mask he wore. "I wns telling the bloom- in' fool that Pepper Boy's not up to a hard race—to keep his money in his pocket." She was silent an instant. "Seems you might have something to do—besides giving free advice Jockey— COPYRIGHT, lew, SERVICE, INC. to strangers. As my agent—" She . . „ * a .^..^ nnui. vtu ,yuu warn, jvnss broke off as a cheery voice spoke Bond?" U 0 was looking at her at her side: "Hullo, Sherry—wiiat's Ibis?" * * « PAUL WHARTON, small but high-powered binoculars swung across wiry shoulders, breezed up to them. "Hullo, Paul—what's what? But Paul, my uncle, William Bond—" It was like a well-groomed fo but if Sherry hadn't told—you arc only 23—I'd swear, sight unseen out of the Handicap Illuilralcil b\> C. P. "Paul Wharton, this is the second time you've tried to keep me out of this race—" "Don't say I didn't warn you, Sherry." You're taking chances in a selling race—somebody may claim." "Oh, no they won't. It isn't being done today." "No? Day's not over yet. If I were you, I'd rush io tlic Secre lary, swear Pepper Boy's got a fever—scratch out." "Paul Wharton, this is the second time you've tried to keen me out o£ this race—what's up?" "Don't say I didn't warn you—" "Oh, bosh! And look! There's Sam bringing Pepper 13py from the stable, now. Time to saddle. S'tong. Come on, Willie." "But say—" "No time. See you later." They started for the paddock, but Willie Bond stopped, said, "You don't need me in the paddock—Sam will do the actual saddling. You just stand by—tell Madden, your jockey, to get out in front and win. Don't confuse him with a lot of instructions he won't remember anyhow — and good luck!" • * « STUBBY fellow—wearing the scarlet jacket, purple cross sash nnd while cap of her Lone Tree Stable—walked up, lifted his lined face. Madden, the jockey. "Everything oke?" he asked. Sherry nodded. This was get- ling exciting—her first horse—-in his first race—the first time she Io give instructions io a "What do you want, Miss speculatii'cly. "What do you mean?" !n, ain't he? Never 'He's a maidc won 'He's never slarled before." 'You can qualify with him, then." "What do you mean by that?" He lifted (he white cap, rubbed lis hand through red hair a min. . , " — -~ • >'"mi£u juu iiciii ci inin- tcrner facing a mastiff. Then a utc. Shook his head replaced the hanrishDt out. "Know of you— cap. May be she was just dumb "I'm just trying to help," he explained. „ _ _,. — r _. 0 — ^..^-_^.,, , _,.. 14 tl ijyiji_- (inj i ivy]t— it-«u\,u uvfi j ."iciKi to ol you were 50 or more. But what well, never mind what the rules "Okay, I'll pvish him" "' ""'' •="'''•"•'- chances today?" say—it's sort of—vmdcrstood—lha ~ " ....ov „„-.-„. He smiled, turned it your nag is being—you ncrsou sue said: "You'd belter to Sherry: "Thought we were go- don't have to ride him out—you push him—you'd belter ride him ing to have a horse race, but you can let him—take it easy—and- to win'" st-ratrl, mil nf thr- HnnrtiMn maybe win next time." | (To BQ Continued) "If a horse ain't won— leaned over,-said to Sherry Bond: (G ANTS IGMORj ~^, S METHOD ^ I 1N6 A PICNIC/ T> 16 TO LEASE A OUR BOARDING HOUSE with Major Hoonle ^- [ WAIT FOR'LOST' i DO6S To BAR< Vr HIM .' •THE GRAVY BOW r toT ANKM- OREO AT MlS .AtJD MO ALE<iT ELBOW 'DOING PATROL CUTYON THE BISCUITS/ i: LARGE~MftN~WHO WASN'T THERE/ In tlCHline with '(he child we must consider his menial and spiritual development, us \vcll as his health. Tho healthy child is nsiinyy a happy child. Whnt arc some of the conditions which mnkc for a happy, wholesome life? In the first place there Is "old man heredity." • Oliver Wendell Holmes once said that If we could choose our ancestors we could have a better and healthier race. Thai being Impossible, we mnsl encourage the present, generation of young people to make better choices in their males. 'Hie importance of n healthy, vigorous .slock to produce healthy children cummt be overestimated. We may not be able to do imich, If anything, about our heredity, but we can provide more adequately for the on-coming generation, in tins connection, too much cannot, be said In urging proper prenatal care for the expectant mat hers. An adequate, balanced diet, freedom from disease and defects, plenty of fresh tion ability (o make tlicso adjustments air and sunlight, rest and depends upon his heredity, his in- tcUisencc, his training hi health habits, his resistance to unfavorable conditions and liis immunity, natural and acquired. The community in which the child lives may make certain provisions to promote health and yjrevciH, disease which will briiiK Into balance Ihose forces v;hlch nmke for normal growth nnd development, but the individual must learn to do many things for himself. rccrca- mind free from Tears and woriy not only help to tiro- mole a healthy pregnancy, but put the mother in n better position Io run-so her iniby ami cure for ils daily needs. llralth habits really I'Cgin at birth. The regularity' with which the bully j., [ C ,| |,j s ,| a n, v r0 iilinc <:l iCTthinp. .sleeping and assocln- tion with his parents lay the fotin- daliims tov more exacting health habits liiHr in childhood Psychologists icli 1IS i|,.,i iiabiis good and bad m- e largely' formed in the pic-school years" Next to r\ uoa; nourishing diet niul hrallh habits we musl' place ircrcatlon in the form of piny unit lols of sleep for the growing child. Children should play and rest in the open air as much as pavslblc. They should gradually he exposed to the 4im. uid, p ro t cc tj ou 0[ me eyes. In (he northern and eastern parts of die United stales there Is very little sunshine in the winter months. Children should bs given cod liver oil daily in these parts to make up for the deficiency of ultra violet rays. A healthy child is free from debilitating diseases nm i detects. Tho ttctect ngaliisl those diseases " for which we have Immunizing measures such as smallpox, diphtheria, etc. He should be under the supervision of a physician who will Bive periodic examinations and correct any remediable defcclG which may appear Read Courier gas. VOli!" Yes, she had hoard of tin's turf practice; this giving a maiden a qualifying or tiining-up race for /., a harder race io follow. Madden <x •vas spcnkiiig again: "You got him in the Derby, ain'l yon?" '1 have." Sherry fell her face slowly Koing white. Paul Wharton had warned her that racing wasn't all romance and roses. "I ain't been spoke for—lor the Derby— leastways I ain't give my word yet —though I got two-three chances," he went on in the same low tones. "The reason I took this here mount today"—the girl had wondered at her luck, at this crack jockey coming to her and asking for the mount on her maiden colt—"1 been walchin' his workouts—I think lie's goin' to make a route-runnin' fool. Derby's a long race—it wo don't push him today—" Sherry swallowed • hard. So! Even her jockey was siiggosling that Pepper Boy be given an easy ride—that they keep (he colt undercover—bring him to light in the Derby. 'Look here!" she turned on him sharply, "You get out in front and make every post a winning one. Understand? I'll take no excuses." From somewhere near the stands a bugle sounded. The part- dock judge called, "Mount your jockeys." "Gimme that leg, while boy," Sam directed, as the valet held the colt's head. Madden stepped to Pepper Boy, took the reins in his left hand, clasped his saddle, lifted his left foot. Sam grasped Ihc jockey's ankle, tossed him up inlo the saddle, thci! look hold ot Pepper Boy. Swiftly Madden knotted the reins, caught Ihc whip his valet threw to him. "Bring them out!" tiic judge called. "Como out with that number one horse!" > "Yes, suh, we're comin'," Sam called. As ho started the procession toward the track Madden Nothing on wheels is. allowed within the city walls of Jerusalem. A hnonncentenls: The Courier Nciv.s has been formally authorized to announce the toilowlng caiuiidncirs for office subject Io the action of Ihc Democratic primary in August. Mississippi County Jtitlse ROLAND GREEN CLAHENCE II. WILSON .Sheriff .ilul C'lilleclur HAf.E JACKSON County Treasurer U. L. (BILLY! OA1NES (Fof Second Term) JACK FINLEV ROBINSON County ami rrol>:ilc Clerk T. W. POTTEK (For Second Term) Circuit Court Clerk . HARVEY MORRIS (For Second Term) first Arkansas Distrkt BRUCE IVY ! * * • ' Iteprc-scntnllvc (Kor the seat now held by Woodrow flutton) i J. LEE UEARDEN child should therefore be pro- For post now held by Frank Williatus FRANK WILLIAMS (For Second Term) (For post now held by L. H Autry) L. H. AUTRY (For Second Term) KRANIC n. UNDERWOOD * * « Assti-vor W. W. (BUDDY) WATSON (For.Second Term) .

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