The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 19, 1939 · Page 4
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
June 19, 1939

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Monday, June 19, 1939
Page 4
Start Free Trial

Page 4 article text (OCR)

FXHJE ".' -yC' NEWS . <»,• 3, Publfcher , . .. .... .._ SODBUBV; pdltor ') 't BAMTJEL- F/'NOBRIS,' Advertising Mnnaser «_ t tt-f^ ^ ,*- . ' ' ' *. e »jo» Ttg ArkUM* Dimes,, Inc:, Ne* York, Chicago, pe- . trait, Bt Umls, Dallas,' Kansas' City, 1 ' MempbJ*. Every Afternoon Except Sunday ,RK>re<J as «econij cUss nutter »t Oie post- •fjjc* *t "'eylfte,' Arkansas, under act ot Congress, October 9, 1817. " ' Served' by the Ctolled Press ', -- ' SUBSCRIPTION RATES , By carrier'in Uie City of Blytlieyllle, 16o per meei, or'65c per'month. By mall, »lthln a radhis of 60 miles, 1300 n«r jew-, $150 for six months, 15o for three month*; b/'tnail In" Ppstal zones two to six Inclusive, W50 per year; In zones seven and eight, per year, payable In advance. /•£- FVstef/ Baccq laureates , Americans wljo are drafted to make college baccalauj-palc and commencement addresses year after , year would 'find it interesting to dig through musty Xiles and cqmparc llieif ' gpccches fpr the jast 10 years with those made in 1939. A survey of newspaper accounts of at ieast 5,Q current dissertations leaves no doubt that the speakers np longer ramble on for hours (whjlo pcrspira- lion flows bcjiealh a Uiousand caps and gowns) about the great opportunity in lifp that is just outside the field jiouse cloor. Npr do they paint, a dark picture of gloojii and despair which challenges the njelal of the stoutest hearted. The 1930 style baccalaureate and commencement speaker takes off his gloves after the second paragiaph nnd chooses lo go the rest of the route with a little bavc-fjsleiT, hand-to-hand cncoujiler wil)i the realities of life, no punches pulled. Of course, there arc still a few old style orators who stress the importance of Jjone'sty, ambition, cjicrgy, willine- . ness-to-work, industry, etc.. etc., in the "great- game which you are entering today." But just look at these excerpts selected at random fropi this year's speeches : •, "}f we are to avoid regimentation, we must exert active effoYt to order our own scheme of life." "The question that remains to be answered in your time is: How far J can legislation g<3 aiul stjll register n gain for all the' people." "The present danger to democracy lies in the possibility that we ourselves will discredit the democratic system, or permit it to become atrophied through lack of use." "The foundatoii on which these dc- siiable structures (high standards of living) can be supported is an efficient and profitable production of things people need and are willing to pay for." "An abandonment of co-ordinated thinking paves the way for fascism and revolution.' 1 . Yes, those arc words spoken to J039 college graduates by leaders in business, government and the church. Times do change.'don't they? Embassy to Business Since his appointment as Secretary of Commerce, Harry Hopkins has been putting forth considerable effort lo win the confidence of business men. His t!e- giee of success has not been sensation- oj, lwl nevertheless he deserves credit for trying in tficsp limes \ylicn cp-op- C)yU><m bet ween government and business would do" plprity qf good for each one of us. Now SecKjUjry Hopldjjs proposes to establish an "embassy to business" i» his department. The Senate has approved-Die plan and the House probably wijl follow suit. "'fliis .would sel up a "highly fjmiji/ied stiifi" tq assist business and to appraise the Wk'e'r problems thut affect the commerce and industry of the country." No administrative functions would this embassy have, but it would be free to contact industries lo promote increased business activity. It would not be another government nt'cncy to police the activities of capita). Tliis airpncy, ii' finally ai)t))ori/,ei!, probably would not attack' our fuiuia- niejita) economic problems at their roots. Hut if it could do just a little bit to bring some measure of harmony between the government and business, it wo.ii Id receive the sincere-and well deserved thanks of millions of average Americans. • Publication In this column of editorials from other nc»s|>a)»rs .does not necessarily pie»i) endorsement'but is an acknowledgment o'f interest hi the subjects discussed : BlffflllEyiLlLE, (AKK.)' GOUlUfJR; NEWS JIQNDAY, JUNE-19, i93<> Admiial Dead} Takes Cl)aigc Again Adintial Death hai silently come aboard a submaiine and tnkcn command foi Die ihlrd lime In less than n montli On Slay 2J, he took (lie Efiimlus of (lie United Stales N-ny with 20 of lici crew of E9, on June 1, Biitnlns Thetis with 93 of hci 103 In Uic giciteU of nil stib- mnilne dlsnslcts, nnd now France'"; 1'hcnix with the 71 svlio ninnncil her. lliis Itilcst ciccpei of tho middle \\nters to join Davy Jones' ghostly fleet Is believed to Me In moic than 400 feet of water oft HID Biy of Cam-Ranh, Indo China Most, likely, her stout sleel luill »«s ciushcd by the terrific picssuir, IIKc an egg shell before she touched'lioUom If so, he rcicw died quickly instead of slouly and ramfu)]) ns did the men In the Thetis The United Stntcs Na\y was picpaml nnd look advantage of every fortunate ciicumslancc \\)IP nthe Squaliis went do«n 'flic British were not veil piepnred nnd thch rescue cfforls h.ue been bitterly criticised bj thch own nev,spa pm The ricnch were iiiipropmul (they opened nceollnllo'is Ihh week for 10 of our iciciic chambers) nnd, undci the circumstanies, ap- pnicnlly could have done nollimg in Ihls case anyv,n), because of (he e\liemc depth In which the Phenlx was sunk. All the mnjoi mvies are building more sub m nines Ihnn c\cr befme, since their use la the \Vorld War and the Spanish \\ar indicates they Mill plnv a mosl iinvjoilant part in ihc next imi- jor confliU By the law of averages, there probably nl)l be moic accident* than in othei years. 'Ihe United States, and Britain in pnrliculai, hue tried lepcitcdly at arms inrleis to ha\D subniaimcs aoollshcd Britain has maintained that thtj nre ninety offcnsuc and Fmice, :ta)y and Jaijan bnvc maintained thev arc purely dc- fcnsiic Practically everi smallci nation feels the bubtnaimo , because of Us comparative cheapness, Is Ihc "weapon of the \icnk" Germany, for example, tounts on them lo offset Brltains cniiseis and rircadnaughls So, despite the tact that the submarine Is a monstrosity nnd n constant danger (o those withm It, as well as to those without thcic Is Httlc chance that the fatal craft will leave 'the Ecns - —51. Louis Past-Dispatch. "1 used to cotilcl imijajc lols of animals before Ihcy took ""my juleiioids out." THIS CURIOUS WORLD . Ferguson f •bERIA r L-5TOgy•'-'• ' '•" PRIDE ON A BUDGET _--BY JANET DORAN . 1 19J»,' tJEX SERVICE, : , ALASKA, oAvor= 'SUMMER MOTHER €ARTiK iNAs X """'' " ' f-f^ART ' ''OF'. r HAT !S THE TITUE TTHE S=pE^\ THA •Of-I.VyHy SHQULO THE' SPIRIT pt= /y\£>RTAI_ BE 'pR<DLlp?" XK(p v/VHO WRPTTE IT ff ANSWER: The poem Is !<noym as "Mortality," and \vt.s written by the Scottish poet, \yilliam Knox. It was the favorite of Abraham Lincoln, and he often recited it for friends. Tr»lrnl;iyi Jrl* win'l ('dole, Jfcir* flinl!, ijui. .Su'Ilirv'illiiR'iiut rcu:- iilnrl; ulilli> ]\ntl'n !iic.H,-j- divln- aien. 'I'lic-j- mirnd rtKhl.nnif Ii-fi tar olliiT ll.luj;.'. llul \\nrt ttf\t Hire Irl« win Kolllc down «uou, ' CHAPTER IV JT was Bart himself who brouglit home ihc little budget book, a nioiilh ];itor. Ader spending rather a bad liour willi his accounts, and figures. After discovering that two could not only not live as cheaply as one, but instead, could not, apparently, live for three times what it cost one! Attcr the cold figures fold him tbnl lie had spoilt at (he ralo of $25 or better a week :for food alone, for the two of them! In Ihe balhrppm, a high sweet contralto sting happily. Obviously his little wile was having herself a tuh and shower. And on the bed was spread a billowing concoction of pale green' organdie flounces, with a deep, leaf green satin sash, and a big floppy rnilan hat of green straw, . On the rug stood two climimitU-e she AAAA white kid sandals. They were dining out. They were dining and dancing out. Again. Dart sat down heavily in the chintz and Chinese grass rush chair by the open window. Theii Iris came out, trailing her pale blue chenille robe about her, jier iyqry' shoulders bare and glowing, rising above the robe caught together' carelessly, her slender legs and thighs peeking'in and out as she hurried lo find fresh lingerie, stockings, powder and make-up. '.'Hurry, Bart darling," was her slightly absent greeting, when she noticed him sitting there by the window, "we'll be late if you don't. You'll have lo get a bath and dress. Or had you forgotten we're dining with the Kehts?" "'**'*'.' J-JE bad forgotten. Completely. 'So engrossed had he been in the budget book, so lost in the wild 'hope of'curbing' their ex- Ira'vagaiit mode o[ living to a scale he could encompass, the memory of Ellen and John Kent's invitation to dine with them at the new Bay-shore Plaza, and. then go to the new play the Guild was putting on, had completely dipped liis mind. He laid out his shaving kit and turned the hot walev on in the tub. Rubbing the shaving lather over his faee, he watched Iris in the mirror over .the wash-bowl, that reflected^ squarely! thbVcntirc wall of the bedroom' beyond where she sat at the vanity mirror. ••..-•• "We're eating at home tomor- ?pw, honey,"'BarJ said casually, cutting a neat lane throOgh the drift of lather and' faint' stubble, 'I've got 'a''surprise for you."' ' "OK Barl, not company!" Iris exclaimed petulantly, "When you know•Jipw-mue'li I v have'to 'do at Ihe office, and alt this bcddes." Bart grinned silently at the "all this." He did niore than half the housework 'around the' little apartment, nnd t)ius far, they'd eaten most ol their meals put. Still Iris took her Home-making seriously. ..•:-•- , . . "No, not company, honey. Just a book. It tells all about budgets and menus and buying and planning meals. So we can begin to save a little." "It costs almost as much to live at home, Barl, as it does to dine oul," Iris argued, "with prices the way they are." "You clon't sec any rcslaurant men going broke do you, Iris? No, and you won't. And this book tells how we can eat like kings on a third of what it's costing us now. Belter food, home cooked, and at a third ihe cost." . ' ". '' Iris said nothing. But the tiny line between her wide Violet eyes was warning that she was thinking intently. -" '. *''"* _»' ' ALL thai overling, Iris was the 1 life of the party. She flirted with staid John Kent when she danced with him, and teased Bart constantly. She kept them all in gales of merriment. She had such a grand time herself it was a shock lo discover it was time to go on to the play. And then all at once it was 11; and they were home again, and yawnirig sleepily to bed. Next day, Bart managed to shut up shop directly after 5. He pulled the curtains as soon as the whistles blew, and didn',1 answer knocks oil the door as he made everything fast for the'night. But Iris was Jjprnc ahead of him. Iris, clad in a faded pink check gingham gown wiili a ragged'tear in one puffed sleeve and a tea towel pinned bewitchingly about her blond curls. Iris| bending over the stove, hurrying to and fro, studying a cookbook. Cooking dinner. The bedroom'was in order, the living room neat,-'and the table set. And a pot-roast simmered in !he oven in an iron kettle, and vegetables steamed in the rich brown juices. On the window- ledge an apple pic cooled, and she was deep iii a bran muffin recipe when he came in. "Hi, wife of'my bosom,'.'- lie greeted her, fervently.. She ilung him a worried, absent glance 1 'And' wiped her damp forehea'd'on the ragged sleeve. -•.--•••• THE FAMILY DOqTQR . or* Nausea Usually a Symptom- of More Scrioiis Trouble;-'Relief-'Not Enough r^EXT: Wlial constcllitlon li nimed for »n Insect? - j;y iH!. MQiciirs Editor, .founiat of (he American 31 R il i c a I Association, and of ICygr.ia, (he Health Mag-Mine Whenever one read? a- lisl of the symptoms of people in associa- mlniujj exactly what is wrong. If a person vomits, it is probably aii indication that, the stomach is trying to be empty; Not. much is . . ... lo be gained, therefore, by pour- lion with various diseases, one ' is j ing a lot of things into the slom- likcly to be struck with the fact!ach. Most doctor: Ten Years Ago Tfiday There s no more direct way lo capture control of a nation than Ihrough control of Its credit syslcni.—Pliilii) A. IJcnspn, presiilent, (lie Anicr- ican Bankefs' Association. ODT OUR \?AY I June 10, IM!) Mrs. Hairy k)rt>y was hoslcss to members of Ihc Tuesday Bridge club and three guests, Mrs. Josltih" I Fort, of ClarksvUIc, Tcnn., Mrs. jEnrl KOonlx, of Fulton, Mo., ami Mrs. Byron Morse for Ihe usual allcrnoon card game. Prof, and'Mrs. Dona I Taylor of Dccatur, Ala., arc visiting Iheiv iunits, Mrs. J. II. Morrison and Mrs. Virginia Keck. William F. DeVcrc of Cheyenne, Wyb., spent Monday here as Ihc guest of his sister, Mrs. L. S. Briscoe and family. Mrs. Walter Roscnthal and Mrs. Milton Sleriiberg were lioslcsies to n large number of their friends Tuesday evening for a dance given complimenting two bride - elects, Miss Paulino Lmig of this cily, nnd Miss Sophia Nichols of Osceola. | that two of the most common .-,, symptoms of all sorts of disease. likr], ,"ffolio, Bart," Iris answered wanly. ..... That was the beginning. When )he incal was on the \ith\e, Ins wasn't hungry. She was loo tired to eat. Too liot. There was loo much to'do. . • ' ' ' ; "Besides, you want to economize, Bart, and you'll save whatever I might eat." He grinned, not taking it seriously. Jt was too silly, really, to take in any other light than as a joke. Only she didn't eat. And he did not guess she had had a sandwich and a glass of milk and small cupcake before starling her culinary preparations. After dinner, wlien all efforts to coax her into eating some of the really good dinner failed, Bart trjed to make her lie down and rest a'bit. "It's this heat, honey; you over did. You shouldn't try to do everything at once, weather like this." \ "As If that mattered, so long as you can save a little, Barl!" Iris" multcred petulantly. •*"*•* TJART'S slow, tjuiet wrath sim- ine'red slowly at that, but he said nothing. And Iris attacked the dishes with more temper "than caution, smashing a fragile blue pie plate as it slid to the fioor crashing against the gas stove. Barl picked up the pieces silent-' ly. -And when the dishes were done, and Iris took the vacuum cleaner and dust cloths slid began thoroughly cleaning Hie living room, his wrath began lo pass the temper stage. "Look, Iris, this room,looks all right. You're tired, why don't you quit aiid rest, now?" "This place is a pig pen," she staled shortly, "and work has .'to be done!' Your precious budget book said nothing about thai, Bart , Whilla.ker. It was 'concerned onlyfl' wi(h pennies, not persons!" Bart went 'iriio ' the ' bedrppui, laking the evening paper, and lay down oil the bed to read it. But the sound of her energetic clcan'- ing, ihe whisk of the brush on (he cushions, the roar "of the electric cleaner, distracted ' h'tiji. Until 10:30, Iris worked at her cleaning. She washed the winifcws, she cleaned the paint, she wiped ilie floor around the rug, and she polished 111e furniture. Then, spent, \veary, she crept into bed to sleep instantly, while her puzzled young husband l«r wide awake, trying to figure out this newest angle. .This martyred strike against economy and budg- This. act 'that he did' not recognize as an act, nor'guess was a role played with Ihe gusto and enthusiasm of sheer relish. (To Be Continued) uatlont. ••'••'•• A The doctor is not likely to rec? 1 (iniinciid the giving of action of the bowel. Neither is [IB likely lo recommend the giving of narcotic drugs lo quiet the action of the stomach; the use of such cathartics in order to" speed "up the drugs will j tend to mask symptoms which may «; lend to indicate tlie' real responsi- | : bilily for the condition. ' . ' \\ Obviously anyone .who has bccu'f .vomiting' and "who is dizzy may do liiiiisclf severe harm unless he is in lied and'under control. Symptoms of this type place a severe straih on the heart and on the other important tissues of the body.' Such including diseases of the stomach, are nausea niid .vomiting.' These conditions occur not only in infections and disturbance:; affecting the nervous system, in diabetes and in kidney disease but In nil sorts of conditions generally. Obviously, therefore, it is recommend to patients first of all! that they do not tnkc any foddj for at least 24 hours and sustain themselves with warm" fluids. The person who has becn-voinU- iiiE a great deal loses fluid from the bony.' 'Die I.OES of fluid may in ilsclf produce serious' symptoms. Tlie doctor wilii endeavor to not j give this fluid in various ways ac-, j desirable for a doctor to try tolccrdiug to the condi.lion of the Stales.. treat nausea and vomiting as if — ^ -_^'_i: they were a disease in themselves, but rather to allcinpl lo Iinnrtle these conditions merely lo bring tlie patient comfort while dctcr- greater ease if ojiu is at rest and it'one is rc- ceiviiiB proper medical iiUculion. Collector Owns 'J,OCO Gims AKRON, O..'' (UP)—Russell E. Pattersqn, director of the Oliib i JQu'n Collcct:rs' associatioji, j: scsses 4,000 guns—ihe i-.irg'cst pri vatc collection • in the QU1J BOARDING IIOUSE wiili Major . %l SURE, I'LU GET MY OVR OUT—HE REMLY Mk3HT fiE IN TROUBLE THISTIME/ VES, I KiOTICED - AM' I TTtIS' IS MY CAST FtSHIM TRIP TILL I CAM BAT GOOD EMOUSH TO KWOCK A HOME RUU OFF HIM EVERY .TIME , I STEP UP TD NOTICE THAT i wow HE MERELY NODDED TO US WASAOXIPLti OF THS7OWM BUSTER, IS IT TOO MUCH To A.SK.YOU eovs TD DRIVE OUT AND SEE < : .' : WHAT WE AD A TERRIBLE A.CCIDEMT, AUMT WARTHA, (PUFF} ~ UNCLE bffOS SLIPPED A>jb BUSTED HIS LB3/ I KAJJ WE/ivRLY AliL TMB WAY ) ACCOUMTS SlWCS ] TL1C 1 / (^,AVrri ll'uA fi THE/ JOB IW TH* SHOPS TO PITCH OM THE SHCP'TEAW? MV FAILURE - I ALMOST &OT A WOTIQMTO GIVE. UP THIS TRIP ALMOST.' TO THAT CLUMSY OLD COOT 7 AKID &RQAMIU5 't' LEFT/ ' B6V,A,W I HUNGRY/ '' LEPT OR, SOME- THIM'fi'' ow ABOUT -TAKIUG \AiOKiaAST Mind Your Manners Test your knowledge of correct iocin! usage by 'answering the follow-in;; questions, then checking against the atilhoritattvc answers below: . ^' ' 1. Should a woman wear a robe over her swim-suit when going to and from the pool? ' ' , 2. If you and your companions arc slow 'golfers, should you in- |\ite Ihe players behind you lo s° through? 3. Should you offer suggestions on anoklier's game? 4. If you ari; a poor tennis player, should you invite a good player to play with you? 5. If -you are playing doubles and you know you are a better player than .your, partner, should yon take the shots that should be his? What woultl you do if— You nre a poor golfer and three good golfers ash you to play around with them. \Voiild you— (n) Tell them you aren't in thciv class? ' ' (b) Play without explanation? Answers 1. Yes. 2. Yrs, 3. Not unless you arc a golf pro. •1. No, 5. No. Best "What Would You Do" solution—(a). • . FLAPPER FANNY, "It's just the mop)))ight that's makin' you say these things, Tomonow ioit'irfofget all about pi'.omisiiV to build me a| doghouse,"--• • ' • ••• *

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page