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PAGfi TEN BLYTHEVILLB (ARK,) COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher J. GRAHAM 6UDBURY, Editor BAM0EL P. NORBia, 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 matter al the post- office at BIylhcville, Arkansas, imcier act of Congress, October 9, 1917. a Strved by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In tilo City of Biythcvllle, 15c per week, or 65c -per month. By mall, within s radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 Jor six months, 15c for three months; by mail in postal zones two to six Inclusive, $6.50 per year; In zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. 'There Are No Children Any More . The brandished list, traditional «<Into of the Communist Party and in general of all Ikltn-.xisl parties devoted to inevitable class war, is a symbol which suggests defiance and violence, hatred and dcalh. In New York's May Day parade, a tiny girl of five or six was carried on the shoulders of an elder, waving a tiny fist. Must the very babies be dragged down into the weltering mass of antagonisms and hatreds which we, their ciders, have created? Then what liopo is there that they will do better than tve? It is true, bitterly true, Unit we elders have robbed millions of children of their right to a happy childhood. It is true that numberless children arc victims of war, and greed, and stupidity. But it is not their fault. Nor can llicy, as babies, do anything about, il. It is our fight, the light, of the mature, to do better for them thai; we have done. Soon enough, too soon, the children will find themselves pitchforked into the struggles, the antagonisms, the prejudices and hatreds that arc not natural to them, but which they acquire from contact with life. Must we force hatred into their lisping mouths in the very cradle? Rather than teach them as babies the shibboleths of .class and i;acial hatreds, ought not \vc to dress ourselves manfully to the task of eliminating the injustices from which those hatreds spring? Their turn to light will come in time, and may they right with greater understanding and clearer vision than ours. "Know you what it is to be a child?" asked Shelley. "H is to be something very different from the man of today. It .is ... to believe in love, to believe in loveliness, to believe in belief . . ." Surely there are enough to hate, and light, and brandish fists. Surely we can afford to let the children wait their turn. Oh, Sure! Oiie way to lie sure about cvcrytliing is to have a single, patented, sure-lire blueprint of just how things arc going to be. Then just lake whatever Imp- pens and lit it into the spot it should go in the blueprint. Then il must be that way—to you. The irrepressible Georgi DimilrolV is the head man of the Communist International. Thus, while Stalin knows how things .are in Russia, Dimiti'off knows how I hey are everywhere. Marx wrote down some years ago how it was going to be. Therefore that's how it is. Facts! Don't be bourgeois 1 Dimilroft", reporting on the .state of the work!, said, "Meanwhile the United States is imposing its yoke on Mexico ..." Tlic> Standard Oil Company, which has writhed under unreniuneratcd expropriation of its oil properties in Mexico for hvo years, mid now sees u mild request from (he United States for arbitration refused by Mexico, will be glml lo know about that yoke business. Personally, we think the yoke is on DimilrolV. A Good Voice and a Hillbilly Band • Soon flic United States is going lo be in the midst of our quadrennial three-ring political circus—the presidential ejections. For us the tcclh will (lash, the mclo- dioi.is voice curl itself around the dramatic periods, the fire-cracker phrase will explode, and the babies be thrust forward for the great man's enforced kiss. Let us, in the great name of democracy, try to keep our heads about nil this. Let us shun the glittering- generality us the plague, and let us keep in mind that of all the arts, oratory is the lowest. "H has come lo. : thc point,' .says Carl D. 1'Yicbolin, federal referee in bankruptcy by profession and sage by avocation, thai "all anybody needs to get elected is a good voice and a hillbilly band." People who arc bemused by that kind of fol-dc-rol will get exactly the kind of representation they deserve. Vi&uA fa tbfc eoltmn of other acwipapen doe* not DfCtatznj endotwnent but ta u.teknowtalgaant •( »In the subject* dtecmed. The Local Merchant Is Taxed Enough II is gratifying to note Hint (he Slnle legislature has turned down Hie projiosul lo niise the privilege taxes of lociil merchants as a menus of providing additional revenues lo meet the iu- m-ased appropriations railed for in Governor Johnson's "nvcragc man" program. The local merchant, already bears miiuh more limn his share ol the expenses ot his community. As the Sea Coast Echo so well says: lie must not only yive his moral H»|i|>orl. but his lime and money must ulways be on tap 'He is (list In every step—with the support and money. He must, belong lo ihc tlifl'crcra civic, religions, social and frntcniiil organizations. He nnisl subscribe his cash (o every movement. He must utiy one or more tickets to every Ixmetit. He must join every imbtlc move. JIc must foot the bill on every side. Ami he must pay the WEBBM. taxes. He is u big man in the community, because through liirgcncss of his heart and pockctbook he is so considered, ills stock and all holdings are fully assessed. He does not wish to. but there is no escape. He is loo well known and gels the fullest measure of nUention from Ihe (lowers Hint be. Host llioiiehfnl citizens arc opposed to punitive 1 taxation, and we're elncl (hat a majority of the members of the Slate legislature feel Ihe Mine way about it. Taxation is necessary, ot course. But. the burden should rest equally on every citizen, regardless of Ihe vocation or occupation in which he is engaged. —West Point Uli.vs.) Times Lender. WEDNESDAY, MAY 8,'19-10 "Let (his be u warning to you, daughter—never marry a •> sportsman!" THIS CURIOUS WORLD HCJ/W/VMNGBIRD CAN! u ^\\ - BEETLE, IF HELD (.JNJDER, WATER, DROWNS MORE QUICKCS THAN BEETLE. (WHAT is (A B / x<\ -SXVVXX/v/VXv, P ANSWER: Bayou, inlet from a body of water or from a large river; butle. an isolr.tecl sleep hill; fiord, a narrow inlet of Ihc ECU between high banks; savanna, a grassy, treeless ptoin. NEXT: Did life begin at 40 for our ancestors? SERIAL STORY BET ON LOVE BY CHARLES B. PARMER r, M«, HI* »tRVICl ISC. • k*." T B R ° A Vl V "''' w "" e ' euoujrh <o v»y <fce fellU a»i fcay • Irnlli-r. Skerry l» too knpPT «0 «.-old. fcirlr in the rtoralaic, Iker Jiurrr 10 lr»v« ror Ke«turk>. Shrf »nd Paul M ee( a«l clunk. Paul «miM lo take I'rpptr Boy for Sherry, but »be rftitft*. Sfc* in luck" at he wnlJU away* CHAPTER XI "MY turn next, isn't it?" Shep Grant asked with a slow grin, conning up to Sherry Bond. She looked around. "Oh, Shep, :'m sorry, but you se«, we're leaving Immediately for the Downs." "I'm going, too," he said. "So early? The Derby won't be run for 14 days—and there's no Iccplcchasihg there." He smiled, but U was a forced smile. "I'm riding on the flat this ieason, too, you know." Something In his manner caused ler (o look at him searchingly. 'What's up, Shep?" she asked. He hesitated an instant. Then she gave a quick look at Shop's getup. Amid the tang ot the stable, the crunching of leather, the icighing of horses, and the muflled clump of hoofs from the training track beyond the barn, his im- naculate figure was out of place. "Shep," she said, "I never saw you so dressed up. What's happened to you?" she insisted. Generally, Shep went about in torn sweater and uncreased breeches and olrt riding boots. "Well, er—".he hesitated, then the words came tumbling out, while he looked her in the eye: "I'm driving down with May Belter's siring—I'm going to ride lor her Bonnie Lad stable." "So that explains this comic opera set-up of yours," Sherry said quietly. Then added with a shrug: "She couldn't get my colt, so now she's trying to get my friend." Shep looked at her ciuiz?.ically. "What are you saying, Sherry?" "The Bonnie Lad tried to claim my Pepper Boy yesterday." "Sherry!" Grant's voice was harsh. "Arc you sure about that? I only knew tha* Vaul Wharton tried—" Sho raised a ha: " "Siiep, I feel that maybe Paul was trying to protect my colt—but we won't go info that. I know May Belter wasn't. She hasn't a colt of Derby caliber in her barn, and she tried to get Pepper Boy." "Gosh, Sherry, I'll swear ] didn't know it'." "Gosh is right. The woman has everything, Shep; horses and money and diamonds—everything but youth. Now she's gone aftei you because you're young and attractive; you'l) make her feel she is, too." The girl finished quickly "Suppose she donated the money for those fancy togs?" AMAZEMENT, then anger, swept wouldn't harm the ordinary cargo, Grant's face. "That's going could ruin Pepper Boy's chances 00 far, Sherry," he said sternly. 'I've never fallen so low as to take money from a woman." "But you will, my dear! Yr.u 'an't be lucky at poker always." She was very close to him, and >he made her voice low and in- imate. "She let you win, didn't (he, Shep? And it was her money fou wanted to lend me?" A browned hand shot skyward. 'I . swear, Sherry—I won that money from a bunch of men. Will you believe me?" His young face was exasperated, yet full of concern. "Maybe it was foolish, when Seller asked me to ride for her '.his season—" "And offered you one of her im- xrrted cars to drive to Churchill Downs In?" He nodded. "Then 1 went out and got this fool outfit—" "I understand," she repeated, less harshly. "You're my age, 31iep—pretty young. That's why 1 hate to see you roped in. Like me, you've lost the silver spoon, and like me, you have had to shift Tor yourself. You happen to know horses—a lot better than you do humans!" Sherry moved away from him, as if to end the conversation. "Just forget what I've said." She waved her hand to impatient Ted, now behind the wheel ot the roadster. "My. crowd's ready, Shep. We aren't swank at all; the trailer even needs a coat of paint, but we're real racing folks. 'Bye, Shep." "Wail a minute!" he grabbed her hand. "Listen, I'm going to the Downs—but not with May Belter's stable. I'm getting out of this mess—" * • • TF Sherry had had surplus cash, she'd have taken a ferry which ships horse vans from Long Island direct to New Jersey. But every dollar in her bag was precious— so they drove to the nearest bridge, rolled down its long incline into Manhattan. "We go to the Holland Tunnel, Sam—that takes us under the Hudson river and into New Jer scy." "Yes'm." Sam stopped the car 'or the Derby—could even keep lim from ever racing again. A jprained ankle, a strained tendon, or, worse, a broken leg—he'd be •uined! In that moment a motorcycle op rode alongside—a young, Irlsh- 'accd cop, red hair showing under )is cap. He stopped his machine, spraddled it. Then glanced up, casually. He raised his goggles. Smiled. And his hand went up to his cap in salute. "Any help, miss?" he called. "Oh, yes!" She seemed to relax with relief. Then she leaned forward, a gorgeous smile crossing ler smooth features. "You ready for us?" "What—" lie looked keenly at ier, the smile leaving his faco. His manner changed. "Ready for what?" he asked. "For us—for Pepper Boy. You see," the words came fast, "we're on our way to Churchill Downs— 'or Hie Kentucky Derby—I thought the track telephoned—might have, for a motorcycle escort through traffic—the Holland Tunnel, you know—" Now he grinned, as lie caught as a light turned fed~ "But we fiot to get across this here big lown first, Miss Sherry. Seems Hko a powerful lot o' folks {ravelin' today," he complained. "Got to get this here baby colt through these here streets." Sam obviously was worried. Suddenly, fear gripped, Sherry, bumped them? for "Nope! They didn't phone me, miss—but, there! we've got the light—Holland Tunnel?" "Yes—yes!" Sherry said breathlessly. 'Follow me—I'll give you a break!" • * « JJE snapped the goggles down over his eyes, touched a lever and his motorcycle burst into full- throated roar. He settled, back in the seat, called to Sam, "Follow me!" and with a gesture ahead led them down Fifty-seventh Street, his siren shrieking. The escort ended at the tunnel's approach. The cop dropped back alongside as the truck halted for another light. He spraddled his wheel again, pushed Up his goggles. Grinned. "All right?" "Swell! Thanks to you!" "What's the name of: your horse?" "Pepper Boy, from the Lono Tree Stable." "Lone Tree Stable—Pepper Boy —say! I'm going to lay a coupla bucks on his nose for luck, better win." "He'll win—with half a chance." The light turned from red to - -. green. The cop let go her hand, safe grinned broadly as ho waved her on, calling: "Good luck—Pepper Boy!" rn"T"."'" * 1 '" 1 siipi^n * ouuny ^he c °r and trailer carrying What if something should happen Pepper Boy to Churchill Downs to them? Suppose- a careless swept into the Holland'Tunnel- driver sideswiped them, or a truck Now Jersey ahead—Kentucky far, The least quick | far ahead. HOW to EAT to BEAT the HEAT Gardening Helps \our Health in Two Special Ways <ii>0[l Business Twenty-five thousand lire employed In pantomime work itnntmlly in England. Dressmaking, -scene-painting aticl other jobs connected with pantomimes employ another 20,000 persons. Plans have been completed for a new transport plane lo operate in the substratosphere at a speed of 300 miles an hour. The phncs Vegetables Were Kcorncil Vegetables were called herbs by the mcat-caling English men of HIP days of Henry VIII. They considered vcgtariles as "more fit for hogs am! savage beasts than for Christian men." Queer Marriages A Iribc of South American Indians, tlie Octomacas. have a marriage system under which all OUT OUR WAY will carry 30 passengers in super- girls are nmrricd lo old widowers charged cabins for 1500 miles. and all boys to old widows. BY ALICE H. SMITH Nutritionist, Cleveland Health Council You can dig a lot of health out of that back yard; vitality nml vitamins. Nothing gives greater returns (than those horns in your garden. Bui to get Die best returns it is important to know which plants provide the must, food value. Tomatoes arc especially rich in vitamin C. as well as In vitamin A and minerals. Even green lo- Imalocs have their valuable vitamin content. Tomatoes, Incidentally, arc among the few vegeta- _..and .unexpected jolt, which bles which can be safely canned without use of a pressure cooker. Next come carrots, rookfti O r uncooked. They are high in food value and important because their delicious flavor stimulates the appetite. Leaf lettuce requires much less work than head lettuce and lias more food value. The dark green leaves .are high in iron content and vitamin A. Parsley is another important vegetable. Save a few inches for a parsley bed in the garden. Parsley, however, should be eaten, not merely used as a garnish for some other food, often less important. Parsley is high in vitamin A and C mid minerals, especially iron. If there is .sufficient space for corn in your garden choose a ycl- lo'w variety since the yellow corn contains vitamin A. Beets arc worlh any space you can give them. They should be planted fairly thick and then thinned. The younger tops will provide a choice vegetable, a fine substitute for those who do not like spinach. In fact, all the green, leafy vegetables arc good. Peas and beans likewise arc excellent, if your family happens {To Be Continued) GET A LOAD OF GOLD1E BACli. THERE-HE CMvl'T EVE STUDVIM 1 LONG ENOUGH TO EM- JOV A, HIKE- HE'S MISS1M ALL THE PLEASURES OF \ LEISURE, VE-NH, HE SURE 1S--IKIWDA FEEL SORR-y PER. A GUY WHO CAM'T TAKE TIME OUT TO NOTICE THE WONDECS OF MATURE WELL, £OM'T FEEL Too SORRY FOR HIM-HE'S PROS' BLY WORKIM' OUT A PLAM HMSELF RICH WITH HIM THE BIO SHOT AMD US THE LABORERS-WHEN HE KETCHES UP WITH US, WE AIM'T <30N)MA BE EMJOYIM' THIS HIKE EITHER./ By J. R. Williams OUR BOARDING HOUSE with Major Hoople (jfi-i WHY—YOU/ I'D HtXVE THOUGHT YOU WERE vood OWM GHOST, eur you LOOK '} TOO LIFELIKE AT THE ICE8OK/ I ""J WHERE WERE NOD? WHEN! \ DID VOL) GET BACK ? WERE. ARE THE BEDCLOTHES YOU \TOOK AWAY ?_ ^- -' TUSH TUSH, M'PET f DO MOT VJRIMKLE VOUR PfJETTV BROW WITH VJORRIES O\)ER MY WHEREABOUTS/ KOJJE BEEM OH A 8RIEP RIL6RIMA6E I^TO A STRP\M6E NEVJ WORLD, AS IT WERE/,— JcWE, .1 AM GRATEPULTOYOU TOR ORDERING THIS EXCELLENT EDAM CHEESE Announcements: fo like white Umiips be sure you serve the turnip tops as a vegetable. You'll overlook good foori if you don't. Potatoes arc important, if you have the space. They are not only good energy-producing food but potatoes are high in mineral content and contain an appreciable amount of vitamin C. - Finally, there's tile dandelion. Whole lols are filled with them at this lime ot the year. They arc: delicious cooked or served as u salad or in a salad bowl with other greens and a dash ot French dressing. NEXT: Diet ami income. Submarine in IGZB The submarine is regarded as n modem invention, hut the first o:ic was built in England in 1G2D. 11 was a wooden shell, covered with leather and navigacld by 12 rowers. The army air corps has found in the country as a whole that only 20 to 25 per cent of those applying for training in the pilot training program pass the physical examination. The Courier News has been formally authorized to announce the following candidacies for office subject to the action of the Democratic primary in August. Mi&sHsippi C'oimrj Judge ROLAND GREEN CLARENCE H. WILSON J. A. (JIMMJE) GWALTNEY Slicritf and Collector HALE JACKSON County Treasurer H. I.. (BILLY) GAINES (For Second Term) JACK PIN'LEY ROBTNSON Comily and Probate Clerk T. \V. POTTER I For Second Term) Circuit Court ClcrV HARVEY MORRIS (For Second Term) Co 115 res i-man First Arkansas District BRUCE IVY * * • Representative (Koc the seat now held by Woodrow Hutton) J. LEE BEARDEN For post now l-.cld by Frank VVilliums FRANK WILLIAMS (For Second Term) (For |x>st now held by L. H. Aulry) L. H. AUTBV (Kor Second Term) FRANK D. UNDERWOOD * • • Assessor W. W. (BUDDY) WATSON (For Second Term) HOLD EVERYTHING By Clyde Lewis "The enemy is mosl unsporting, sir—their planes are > dropping rolleu eggs instead of bombs!""

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