The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 23, 1939 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 23, 1939
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BLYTHEVlUE, (ARK.) COUBIEn NEWS •AGE NEWS '". THB'OOORUK NEWS OO. "' H. ' W X HA1NBS, Publteher • ' —-JJ-i^pXflSnwn^xceptSundas oflice «*«f ~.j- - '-run •^^|^^^ ~iuBSCRIPTION RATES ^ , By carrier in the City of Blythevllle. »o P« 'S/iarper,Pwha/M,TfiaiiStwrds ' - Hitler's long-predicted troubles in oc- ""cupiecl Czechoslovakia seem to have .uespue n few violent outbreaks in which policemen have been killed, most of, this developing Czech resistance seems to be of the passive knul. And that is very interesting, because it is barely possible that this » the most effective kind of resistance. I he Czechs were persuaded, by Bnlisn- French arguments and by circumstances 'not to fight for their country's independence. Whether that was a wise decision or not is hard to decide fouU y aiTthis time. But the fact that-military resistance was not made does not 'mean, apparently that the C/.echs vv.U not resist at all the Germamailion foi which'Hitler believes them destined. . 'Here are'some of the little things that are happening in Czechoslovakia, gathered together from many dispatches fronf that area: - In cafes and shops, clerks and waiters stand blankly when German soldiers or Brownshirts order anything. They pretend not to'understand. -• Many German patrons of such places have been victims- of a sudden clumsiness of waiters who spilled hot soup , over their .uniforms. If the soup-is not spilled, it may come to the.table so loaded with pepper • that the Nazis choke, or perhaps a bent -pin is found at the bottom of the howl all'a regrettable accident, ,of course, ' but irritating none tho leiis". 'A'Czech mayor, receiving a bill from the German authorities for food furnished the poor in the early days of the occupation, sent ( back a prompt ' bill' for iron railings removed from. ' barrack walls. . In Pilsen, acid was thrown on a detachment of passing German troops, " injuring no one, but staining the mu- * forms and causing embarrassment to the Germans. More than 100 were arrested. ' ' On Eduavd Denes' birthday, buttonhole rosettes flowered throughout the Czech territory, mute evidence that the republic is not forgotten. Statues of Czech heroes have been prominently decked with flowers. All these things can be very irritating 'indeed to an army of occupation. The; evident intention is to goad the Germans into frankly taking over Czerhoslovakia as part of the Reich. This, or harsh measures of suppression, would fiuther alienate foreign opinion. Many Czechs probably figure that, having lost their independence OUT OUR WAY anyway, they might as well go all the way, since Chechoslovakia as an integral part of Germany will be a gi eater handicap .than Chechoslovakia as n "protectorate." This sort of silent, stubborn, nonviolent but, exceedingly irritating attitude may in the long run prove a more . clTectivc defense of the C/ech republic ' than its army could have been. Protecting Pedestrians Motorists generally; linve accepted traffic regulation as inevitable. But pedestrians have not. The same man who when driving his car will stop foi a red light, will when walking dodge across the street relying on his own nimbleness rather than on the regula- lions. ••/ . It is just a quirk of human nature. Man plus car. accepts regulation; man alone insists on being free. But that is passing. The next step in cutting down the traffic'loll must be the regulation of the pedestrian, says a special committee of the National Safety Council which studied the question Last year three of every live persons killed in traffic accidents were pedestrians. And two-thirds of the 12,500 pedestrians killed last year were violating a traflic ordinance or com r milling an.obviously/unsafe act at the time. •'•••'' , rp . That makes the course clear. ine lime is coming,when pedestrians must obey traffic ordinances as consistently as drivers. . SERIAL STORY BRIDE ON A BUDGET BY'JANET'DCJRAN r'^' 1»3». NEA SERVICE INC. ; ffJ3l";^°«"i 1 «f««"«Y eV S!Sf^ Tli« Wlilllnkcru lliercliy burn bridge lit-Mud 11«>". CHAPTER VIII I insurance policies. Considering the anxiety, the worry and diffi- . „.„, "I can't leave right •*• CHAPTEK vm Ole anxie . v ; ii, e worry and difli- "I can't leave 11 I T was not surprising to Bart to eu u y O f trying to make even the this new agency is discover at the end of that first interest on the loans, it was aslon- the jump." uscovei aii dining ishing. But then, he had never .< B ul you're 11- week ol hot, sultiy July "'^L ncbbus i ne5S on a credit basis te- B art. You are. Ar -,.t *\>i< l»i*: Vmdf?CL JiaU. a Cluitp I . t ¥„ ,i; f .n«r.i<ni>ns1 f\f it nrul I *__^_i ... n ^r tliai'c done usness on a cre - E art. ou ar. v - •--.- P fore. He disapproved ot it, andk ard work, that's all the rnore in it that made a sissy, ot the na- abhorred all angles to the dismal re ason why ouht to w ** " ' c tiona) debt 1 system* they had eaten than ever, even than at uome. "Dou'l fret-he's lucky il's n car. My fnlhcr had three horses and two cows 1 liiul lo keep clean. THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson * SO THEY SA Huey P. Long and His Power After Four Years Hucy P. Long hns been dead tor almost four years, but the Long orennlzaticn in Louisiana. hns survived with n vitality thnt Is n continuing' tribuie to his cxlrnordlnnry pollticnl genius, nl- tho\igh livno way a inornl or civic vliultcntlon of his mctliotls. : : Gov. Richard W. Leche, who Is giving up the executive office, was one of Hucy Long's chief lieiitennnts nnci Lictilcnniit Oov. Karl 1C. Long, who will step m 'us 'chief. 'executive; is not only the brother : of Hie Inte boss of Louisiana but Mic :1s .lli'c" announced choice of .'.-Mayor' Maestri of New Orleans, another' of Hiie'y Long's closest political lieutenants, for election as .governor next, year. It 'may -have 'been noticed tlmt m announcing his intended resignation Governor Leche expressed confidence that "the .destinies of the organization" will be In snfe and sound hands when Enrl'K. Long succeeds him. The Lons machine can not be eternal, .and tlio , longer the limo grows since it lost the master hand of its creator the harder it will be to hold together. One of Huey Long's lieutenants, former stale Senator James Noe, has been campaigning on an anti-adminlstrntion ticket for governor in next Jnnuarj"s primary. Another, state Treasurer A. P. Tugvell, hart announced thnt he' also would be a candidate wllli or without state ad ministration endorsement. These and other developments . rirc taken in Louisiana as indicating a widening breach In the inner circle of the Long machine. But the impressive fact Is that although years and lives arc short In politics Long's organization Is still in full control in Louisiana today. —Arkansas Gazette. /\N_ ^^_ 1S~AFRAID OF WHAT f ic« w .i ".., „— ought to tew weeks off and have a vaca- • * » , Ition." WUS was Bart introduced to | "I couldn't a fiord one credit system. And r, figuring even half the buita i ^mi no noneynwuu. »••• " "'.""/. an evur, even i>i«" »• — | (1)at j,^ e i e cliical shop averaged, I ki n a 0 ( marriage, Bart. YOU icu Ho bought more gas and oil for ho cou i<] n 't lose. Nor could he a n u, e romance on the doorstep, his three-year-old coupe, and they escape gaining definitely. He'd out side, the day you married me. r^iir-, alone lake shores, make easily as much as his pres- «i rlSj honey, don't .you under- covered miles along lake ) E ' 10 ff> '»^« J amounted to. It was stand? This is our chance, this into the country, just for the ride, | ™^ m a comfor ung thought, 'means we'll get somewhere. I' The merchandise, when it ar- can't drop everything now, and go eat. They ale at cute resorii , ivcd %vas even better than Bart galliva-''-" "" -" '° nm * ™ n ' accs and danced. They went had i, 0 p e d. It was easily.-worth sense." . i n nir-conditioned movies, and the big, lull page ad lie ran MI "if you consider our honeymoon lo a.r-conamoneu , Umvood Clarion, Thursday, nonsense , Bart Wiittaker!" o beach and swim parlies, *nui ^ ^ Salurday announ cing .. Look , sweetheart, you take two 1 along the way, Barts wauei th(j new Mou - e rneze Washer, and wee ics oft and go to the shore, or ed a continual dribbling stream ol Modcrneze Radio at unheard ot \, New Y ork, or wherever'you mil change that added up to bargain prices. "Come in andl vant t and nl p ay for every- I1U11 *•••« o - ,1 jl II - I ., . ir... I .^ i rtmvl <ITnf. aHCl larming deficits at .the end ach week. ...hordes.' They came, saw, and everything.' In late July, the terntolial bollg ht. And Bart's excitement ,, No , y ou think I can have any manager of a radio and washing l. ose to trembling heights, as he {un wit j, ou t a n escort, Dart? Are machine agency in Boston ap- scnt in contract after contract for , whoever heard of a him to take on their approval at the home office. It was oon >Yilhout the bride- mm v) wni. difficult to believe so many people _<;'»•> line. Bart hadn't the money. Bul™*"^^ ^.^ flat . irons I groom busin essman, day liy day, the conviction was food -mixers, toasters and ironers;. ' •' £ .business is so bad." erowing on him that the only :t j ust proved how New England I »°" e y- " open to him, to his prob-1 people appreciated quality mer- lem, was to make more money. I ch 2,"^ s ^ Ue stack of ' -You wouldn't need much, Mr.L wUlfllc j and the sio< * ot ™-\ to .^rtw*£&«i Trls had a sr— ^er":s fcvit^^^rsl---' *** -•,« This is a high cb-ss :ine, and you'd] cut ^Clarion ad down to haU a clean up on it. And we wouldn t manager on just .'it'was'good!" niece- luggage set, brand P .ece n ^ wlm delect ^ ^ cean . mre lo lei the territory go to any dealer. We want a dependable, ing t . unable to give her were married in June. .rus. "Teyre selling like gold-bncks, when Iris saw Bart thought of his three Insur- whiltaker; cut your expenses now hat all cc policies, all .partly paid up. and Jet the thing vide on its ; own '«' He thought of what they meant to L, eam . There's no sense gong into w him. Security for .iris, protection U bt over sour -head, so tongas A lifeline to leeward, in case of lhey keep coming for the stu. trouble or sionn. "If all my sales ; weren t on tune- Then he thought ol the stagger- payment plan, I d be so Jar aneaa in g to a oE deficits, he remem- on this venture rigM ;now ,1 <^ ™ y at ;9 o . do ck Sunday tared how iris had picked up take % mfon " ln ^ Ba ^^Sd morning and the bride wore a since they began dining out again my good fortune, Bait exP'^ 1 "™ L orsage O f sweetpeas pinned, to ^ w ^ ding withou t a , ^ asked gaily> ' ^^ WM crowded Saturday night shoppers, * * oonvmmt all thc doil Ton a cash basis. And oppor- ANSWER Cals. There are persons who have a morbid, inex- plainablc fear of cnls. Such a person is said to be suffering from "aelurophobia." NEXT: Where "quack" doctors are valuable. mentioned TO can ship same at ,"? 3' Docs a well-written business letter include such a phrase as "at (he present writing"? 4 Is it correct to write "City' on a s-jcial note mailed to an address n one's own city? . 5. Is it gocd usage to ivrile, a check in the amount of"?. What, would you do if— You are a. woman leaving a telephone message at.your husbands office. Would you say— (a) "Tliis is Mrs. Brown, will you a sk Mr. Brown to call m when he comes in, please?" (b) "This is Mr. Brown's wil Will .you have him call me Underfed children are a debt you will pay for in the future in tuberculosis hospitals, asylums, and prlsons.-Mrs: Franklin D. Roosevelt, to the Workers Alliance. History establishes nothing more conclusively than the utter futility of punishment.—Judge Atwell Wcstwick of the Santa Barbara, Calif., Juvenile Court. High Flying Kouls Cough SYDNEY, Australia (UP)—Aviation entered an entirely new field of science when it was adopted here as 'ft therapy lor treating whooping cough cases. By Hying the patients at nn altitude of 10,000 feet for 20 minutes each day, I highly satisfactory results ' been attained. On lhe domestic lines of the .United States, 110,810 flights were scheduled during 1938. Of this 1 number, 1W,96-1 were started, am 103,939 were completed. Mind Your Manners Test your knowledge of correc social usage by answering the fol lowing questions, then chcckm against the authoritative answer below: , . 1 Should one use "Dear Friend as the salutation of a business let ler? ' 2 Is it good usage to write "I regard to tlhc goods which yo_ By J. R. Williams QUE BOARDING HOUSE witli Major Hooplo I CAN'T BELIEVE TROT HIS PEStRE TO SAVE TH' COMPW MONEY IS STRON& FW HEAP KNOCKED MV BRAINS OUT WITH THCT CHA1N! A GOOD ALIBI TO TH' BOSS WHEN VOU USE COMPANY MACHINERY FOR PUMCHIM' THAT CROCK OF CLABBER OUT OF TH' 'WAY. IT COSTS MOVE THIS BIG CRANE ' COSIGRMUUCnoMS, HOOPUE.' L HEA.K VOU MAKJAv6&PTO WDDLE-TO THE CITY LIMITS DM YOUR CWKJ POWER BEFORE^ •FDUD1MS UP LIKE A PUNCTURED BAGPIPE/ WAW-H^V7 SOM& OF 1MB WEIGMBORS SMO VOU' HAD A BBOK&M L6Qi BUT 1 WlU.-THREE. BUCKS BETTIM' -n-I^T IP YOU WERE' CRIPPLED IT WOULO.M'T SHW BECAUSE YOU CWvl'T SEE A, LA.WE BRWM CELL.--^- m ^7 1 ESAP,BA>CTER/1WAS UNAWARE (SAMBLIMS WAS OWE OF YOUR A^AWY" ACCOMPL1SHMEMTS, BUT 1 PRESUME ONlE BLESSED WITH YOUR EXQUISITS-SEWSE; TMRILU; PREYlWS UPOM ~THB WEI6WBOPS/ VOU MUSTPIMD IT DULL.-THESE DA.YS, WITH OVJLY OCCASIONAL MWOR TRASEDiES IM THE NEWSPAPERS, BUT ~L SUPPOSE VOU ANTICIPATE A PLEASAWT DAY tfULY N TkJ READtMQ OF TRAFFIC AMD FIREWORKS ACCIDENTS^ /CRATIT/ ... CAM1GETEVEM wnM • xSV^""—*- PEST? THE FAMILY DOCTOR : . T. «.««*•»••>*»•«•* Test Yourself: What Do You Know of Trench; Mouth, Havelip, Rabies? • please?" (c) Say "This is Mary Bro\vn. Will you nsk my husband to cnll ino?" Answers 1. No. ' . „' . 2 No Don't use same in uiat. ay. "We can ship the goods, you lentioned immediately." 3. No. ."At this time." Or At present." 4. No. Write "Memphis." 5 No.' "A check for." Best "What Would You Do" so ulion—(a). •. BY DR. MORRIS FISIIBEIN Editor, journal ' of the' American Medical Association, and of Hyecht, the Health Magazine Here arc another five questions on health. Five possible answers are given for each nuesUon. If you scole 100 (20 points) for each cor- ect answer), you are well mfoim- d However, if your mark :s less han GO, you should' attempt to earn more about, health and dis isteur treatment, (d) by mur- uring "abracadabra", (e) by nsultmg a . fortune teller 3—Sauerkiaut juice is more 1—Trench mouth is the name o ^ mouth that is (a) too wide; (b that is too narrow; (c) that is in fected with germs; (d) that resu • from syphilis; <e) that frequenti occurs In ditch diggers. 2—Rabies may be successful treated by (a) putting on a mad stone- (h) by sujnlvlng .the hair stone w VJJT *wj"->, —a dog; (c) by inoculation with tn LETTERS TO THE EDITOR ealthful than tomato juice be- ause (a) it contains more \ita- min C; (b) • contains • moire acid; c) contains more salt; Xd) it is not more healthful; (e) it is full f minerals. . • 4—^Harelip is due to the fact hat (a) -the mother saw a. rabbit- (b) the lip failed to grow to- oether- (c) the child's grandfather lad a harelip; (d) it should have been twins;/(e) It Just happened. 5—Germs live (a) forever; (b) as long as they have food and water- (c) as long as they have su-A- light; (d) as long as they "have fresh'air; (e) as long as they are in the body. I,aFollcttc Spearhead Of Kijlit For tibcrfy To the Courier News'. [left In this world when this sad spectacle is permitted to take place ,. 0 rn ,. r ,,,. NP ,,. S - on the very Shores of a land steep- I thin? that one of the finest ed ih the tradition of giving asylum thing"'! have read In conneclton to the victims of tyrannical persc- with the Jewish troubles caused by cution? Nazi persecution is the following AS an American of a direct line editorial from LaFollette's "Pro- from the Pilgrim Fathers in iwu XT^sivc". down to the present I sympathize is ^,;x c ^r y P^OT^-S^ , IS ^Ut^^air^, -t ofrelr'^^hV™ & laven in the new world? >ers all over . 111C „ „ are outstanding characters in our political life. ANSWERS: 1—Trench mouth is an infection of the gums which was very prev- lent under living conditions In he trenches during the World Var It is spread by contamina- lon from infected dishes, kissing, and in similar ways. 2—Madstdnes are usually gallstones from a goat or some other animal. They have no value in treating hydrophobia or rabies. The Pasteur method Is the only method known for preventing this condition after a person has been bitten by an animal infected with rabies. - j—Sauerkraut juice is mostly a concentrated solution of salt, it ould be more sensible to eat Mis auerkrzut instead of drinking '4—Malformations of the Up ar° i some instances hereditary ai- nrough they may not -nise me rioi iw» i lvvuv - 1 w r x. =$ 6-23; nr , very generation or in all children born in one generation. They represent a Mime o cer- ain stractures of the tody to de- oTe m g"n«, Hve only ouUide the human body, and others live only inside. - No • germs live for- rms are «sa- ever, uaiis*.'^'^ &^ —, ally destroyed by drying and sun- Is there any real Christianity light Germs grow and,give off new'germs; lhe'older ones dying as the new ones develop. c i Ten Years Ago Today June 23, 1928 Sunday—no paper.

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