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(ARK,) "COURIER NEWS .OOUEIEBNBWS OOCRIK XKW8 OO. ».' HAINK, PubUibw * "" BUDBURY, EdKor f ' Manager trtKDiM 'MUM, , York, ChiCftio, De- Ctty, MwnphU. ;. PuUkhrt irery* Aftenxxm > Except 8und«j »t the po»t- at BlythtrilK,, ArkiiMbi, under act o< October, », 1917. ,';' Served by th«' OrdUtJ Pit* -^ /-, ,<.~ ,2 t SUBSCRIPTION RATES < Bf oirrler in (ty: City o« Bh-thtvlll*. ISo ptr w«tk, of.«Sc per month. •' By null, within' i radius ot SO mt'w, »3.QO per reu, (1 50 for.six months, 7So for three month*; , by m»U In'postal tones two to six Inclusive, (S.SO per year; In rones seven and elfht, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. Don't Forget the Fourth's Real Meaning Why cclebi-alc the Foiirlh of July? , That's the day the United States declared its independence of Britain in .1776. Well and good, Hang out Hie flags, march in or watch the parades, enjoy the picnic and the ball same. Independence of Hu'lniit was proclaimed 163 years ago. The one-time colonial status of the United States has no reality lo men today. It is mere history, interesting but noi vital. But the Declaration of Independence, proclaimed by CongriiiS 103 years ago, is .still a >vital part of American life. as- part of your Fourth of „ ' July observance. It is as clearly a part ' of our fundamental charter of liberty as the" Constitution itself. It contains the basic cornerstone on which the •Coii&titntion and the American Republic were built. ' "We .hold these truths lo bo self- evident, Hint all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these arc Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness . . ." Note that the rights of man arc con. .teivcd as natural, fiom God, attributes • which nobody can take away. They are not rights granted by a paternal government, or suffered by a tolerant majority. They are not rights that anybody or anything can take away. They are conceived as being part of the' very blood and brain and soul of man. "That "to secure these rights, 'Governments are instituted among Men, , deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed." Note the primary purpose of government as the franiois of our Declaration of Independence saw it: not for glory of nation or race, not for gaining a place among's powers— sim- • ply^to secure lo men their natural • rights. That, said the Declaration, is the" basic reason why the United States of America was set up. A moment's reflection will show how diilercnt is that massive cornerstone from the foundations of newer govcnmiciils in Europe. And then, after reciting the grievances yvhich brought the decision to cut loose from Europe, and rcaflirm- ing the right to set up a new government if ever .this one should fail lo serve that purpose oJ? protecting men's rights, the Declaration closes with this stirring pledge: "And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the pro- lection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge^ to each other our Lives, ou iwes^ and our sacral Honor." Arc we today prepared to pledge as much to preserve the liberty these men risked everything to win? Thai is the question end) of ought: to ask himself on the Fourth of July, 1039, Grain for Dnxt ' The success of the shelter-belt plan of tn'e-planling in the "tlii-sl bowl' areas is marked enough after five years lo justify Secretary Wallace in nay- ing that they may help to make the Great I'lain.s region a breadbasket for the nation rather than an ever-threatening desert. At foiir cents apiece, t!ii> government has helped : plant 127,000,000 trees along 11,000 miles of windbreak. Some of the trtcs, which vociferous and saraislic critics insisted wouldn't grow, arc now SO and 315 feet high. And on more than 20,000 farms, new liiVhns 'come lo the crops, and new hope to Hie fanners. Without faith, there can be no progress; without tin; willingness to lake a risk there can be no solid gain. The cellars, pines, locusts, elm.s, and willows waving in the prairie brcox.e are a row of banners to a risk justified and a faith vindicated, SIDE GLANCES A New One Kveryfoocly is for (.ruffle Hafcly. Everyone jijjrees Uwl the persowil liberty of-'drivers must he compromised for .Die sake of Hie wifely of others. Hnl like Jill these, compromises bc- twcnn the rights of one and the rights of all, there must bp some point where reason marks off'a dividing line. ' That line must be somewhere pretty close to a new German regulation'pro- mulgated by COM. Kurt Dalnoge, chief of German police/who has ruled that no one may smoke while driving. ; Apparently Germany has not yet bred the omnipotent sort of American aulo driver who can drive, smoke, listen to the radio, neck a pretty girl, and read the shaving-cream mlvcrUscniciits, all at Hid same tiiiic. -This >is aV ! pe|ti- linrly American 'product, not yet developed, it would seem, in llitlorlaml. SO THEY SAY What HC often don't imdcrstmul aboul. the fust amendment is that- there is n 'green light ror ; (lic other fellow, ,H incnns not only that I sny what 1 Ihiiik, but Uial you'sny wlinl you Uiliik.—Judge Florence Alien, U. S. Circuit Court Of Al>|)CI\ts. *. * » . •Die United Sl.itcs today, hns a unique opuor- timily, wiih by far the greatest gold reserve our country has ever Imd. to give our dollnr n fixed and poimnncnt value.—Col. Leonard p. Ayrcs, Cleveland. economist. *'•.•*•» We have the people mid we have the resources The Japanese are (teamed lo lose by (hdi xciy cxliatiition —Blsliop Paul Yu-plii of N-ui- kiUB, China. * * * Otir ' congressmen: .don't seem to realize trmi foreign commvrce Is built on credit. If only oiia country has the world's credit of gold,. . . tho result Is bound to be continued stagnation.—\v. O. Schcpnmcycr, export manager, Id N. Y. Export Managers*'-Club. "I can't understand ilr-1 jusl said I \vas tin led Iwo weeks ntiead, Lni I was sure lie \vwild call me back!' 1 THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William . Ferguson AT ST. AGGOSTTNE, FLA., FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH PARK, \S AN ANCIENT BURIAL GROUND WHERE MOURNING , INDIAN WOMEN CUT OFF THEIR HAIR. ANO DF2OPPED IT ON THE GRAVES OF THEIR. HUSBANDS/ WHEN THE HAtR_ GREW r -TO WAIST LENGTH, THE ' WIDOW COULD • MARRY COLORADO. COm. 1M? fly \tl* SERVICE. INC- -, -, r.M.REG.U. S.JMT.OfF I'-* HAT ARE THE FOLLOWING: DEVIL'S RIDING HORSE */ DEVIL'S DARNING NEEDLE 1 DEVIL'S COACH HORSE I ANSWER: All arc insecls, -The devil's riding horse is a name by which Die pirale bug is called in tile south. Tlic devil's darning needle is a'popular name for dragon-flies, and the devil's coach horse is a European beetle. NEXT; When was the Declaration of Independence signed? MONDAY; JULY 3, -1939 SERIAL STORY '*'•.' ' : ';'™'-'*- V T-- ; * t -'^ ••** -• '.'.W m '.«. "*- _ '!'• 1 •'•;."....;':•- .•'':;!' • PAR IS LOVE .BY EDWIN. %bj" NCA "CHAPTER IV ' - <«nosil," said Roy, "you 'don' " mean it. What docs tlia make me?'' J. Pomkerlon seemed surprised "Make you? It doesn't make yo\ anything. I thought you said you wore an evolutionist. We)], a remark or two isn't going to make you anything diflorent, is it?" "I suppose not." . "Good. But this is really very fortunate. I didn't know Basker- v:Jle was so well connected." "Oil, lie's only an evolutionist's cousin," said Roy modestly. . "But think of it. Hero I've liad n man in my' employ all this time whoso cousin was an evolu. tionisl. And I didn't know it." "Well." said Uoy ncaligenlly 'we don't talk very much in oui- family." "Family? H' m . H must be a pretty good family it you've had so much education. Can't think why Baskorvillo's a chauffeur 1 , "Baskeivville? Oh, he's the mack sheep." "Humph! Too bad. Well, young man, you've got a real, treat in store for you. I'll show you mv museum." "You don't mean you've got a museum?" J. PembeHon swelled visibly 'Haven't I, eh? Well, let me tell you that I've got a private muse- iim with stuff in it that some of the universities and big museums would give their shirts to get hold of. For example"—his voice sank lower and his eyes glittered—"I've g*t one of the finest Gobi dino- KUIFS in the world." "You have?" exclaimed Roy. I said I had. Come alo We 11 go and see it now.' along. "pHEY went across the Iav;n, J. Pemberton. Canning in his gray blanket giving somewhat the appearance of Sitting Bull on the march. As they ncared the house, (he overlord of the Cannings stopped suddenly and clutched Roy's arm. "See that?" he asked, pointing excitedly. • Roy followed hi. 5 finger. A youth had come around a corner of the house, a bullet-headed youth with brown hair. In one hand he carried a golf club and in the other, a white cloth bag. Even as they looked, he opened the bag and allowed a number o£ gol£ balls to fall to the greensward. Then he gripped the club, took a stance and made a furious practice swing,! lifting n fair-sized livot from the Canning lawn. "It's only stopped.. From th'a other side of the house there appeared 'a similar youth, attired exactly as tho first and carrying the same impedimenta. This second youth put down his bag and glared across at (he first. The first returned the glare with one of equal stoniness. And in those two sets of eyes (here was little sympathy and understanding, an entire absence of brotherly love. The glares lasted a full minute. Then, as it declaring a mutual truce, they turned simultaneously to divot-taking "There you have it," said J. Pomborton finnnlng hoarsely "That's what I've got to put up with.". "They're only a couple of golfers," said Roy. J.; Pembcrton looked at him pityingly. "If that were all," he said, "I wouldn't mind. But"—he drove a fist into .the palm ol his other hand—"one of them's a 'banjo Player and I mean to ferret out which it is after breakfast. And when I do, I'll throw him out on his ear and his banjo after him," A ND then: a vision: loomed up •*. before them. It had on a light blue sports dress and black- and-white shoes. It floated- ists lurked jn .the vicinity at (he garage, his' mind occupied with several problems which lieeciecl Immcdiat* -attention. First < and foremost, !ic perceived (hat If he were to continue as persona' grata above the garage, tie must im-' prove his rather sketchy knowledge of evolution. Kither that or consistently dodgq ]. I'embeilon Canning. His next problem was to sec Barbara, But even as he Bazed across the lawn he found this one being solved rapidly. Slie was approaching with speed, 'a goddess in a 'blue dress, and in her hand was something (hat flashed and glittered. She camo up out of breath. "Here," she commanded. "Take it quick!" Roy suddenly . found himself nursing a banjo. , '. U. "Why— cr— thmg like this, In the opinion of Mr. noy Herring, didn't walk like mundane people—up to J. Pemberton Oanning and implanted a kiss somewhere in the region of the mustaches. "Oh, um—good morning, my dear," said J. Pembertori. "I'm —er—-this is a friend of mine, Mr.—ah—er—I forgot the name. Anyhow," he concluded triumphantly, "he's an evolutionist." The vision looked at Roy and allowed one black-lashed lid to drop over an iris-colored eye. Then slie gave him a smile that ilmost unseated his reason. "Daddy's so bad at names," she He gaped at what the devil , * * * - TJAHBARA seized his arm and shook it. "Don't be stupid. Take it up to your room and hide it quickly. Father's on the warpath." ' " . .' Mjr. Herring grasped the situation with" admirable celerity. He did as bidden and returned. "Well, that's that," Barbara said, with relief.' "The evidence is ouried. Wilfrid was fool enough to play thjt thing under father's window last night and it kept father awake. He's holding an inquisition at the breakfast table now." -» : 'I see. How did you get the said, holding out her hand. do you do, Mr. . . " "How "Herring," said Roy gravely. "I lon't think I told your father." But J. Pembcrfon Canning was nxious to display the Gobi dino- Rancher Outwits Rattler, Tramples It to Death YAK1MA., Wash. (.UP)—Rnnch- |cr Ralph SuiuUniisl,. rancher, was 1 walking (hrciiEh one of his orch- Inrds when he heard n rattle near 'htm. cd away until and .slithered clump. the lo snake uncoilc-.l 1 HB.11I brilsl; Then lie gathered up. liaiulsful of dust' antl threw them at (lie snake's head until it was blincU-d Smidriiiisl watched his chance .inc trampled' it to death. Eighty per cent of the world'; OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams ui£,m,,y 11^1 vvj.iv vri mu 11 ui i\i . Sumlqiilst looked to the gronn.-l petroleum reserves is still unbtppc< and saw a rattlesiwke coiled lo. in oil shales awaiting dcvclopmen strike. Without a slick, stone or w hcn and if present pools are cx- niiy oilier weapon, S»ndfiiiir,t iiwv- | hauslcd. GOSH/LOOK AT TH 1 I GLORV HE'S GE77IM',' I GUESS I'M A LITTLE JEALOUS, BUT HE DESERVES IT-HE WON TH 1 GAME ASIM GROW SHOP MEW.' HIS SUCCESS IM UFE IS SURE NCM) f VOU'RE MOTIOMG THE WIJOWG PER.SOM —VOL) DOW'T SEE TH' BIG BOSS PATTIWG HIW OM TVI' BfrCK WHV ? BECAUSE HE KKJOWS MEM TOO WELL-TOO MUCH MEAT IK) TOO YOUMG A 'SAUSAGE SWM OPien BREAKS IT— LEAFiKj FfJOW EX- PERIEMCe, WOT !M- EXPERtEWCe/ OUB BOARDING HOUSE willi Major Hoople RIGHT — HE'S SEEM WvAMY A, FELLER. VJHO > THOUGHT U5WAS RJMGIM' , TH' BELL I RUT FOUMD i . IT WAS OM v A TIME-' UWCLE AvMOS,WE'RE. Y-K^^ PUTTIMQ OU A, PENMV ^ ^ SHOW IM GOW-FACESOIULTZ'S G \RAGB, AKj' CAW 1 , BORROW THIS SWELL HW - FOR" BO1L£R-M&\P CROCKER To WEAR WMEM HE TAKES THE PART Of- 6EMERA.L CUSTER? IT'S SOtfJG To BE A 1 BOtLER- ' 6ET5 SCALPED BV ME, BUTT I'LL TAKE 5E OP THE HAT ' IT ISVi 1. t '••"•--». >.' - *M»rimH«T My LAO ; THIS . MEADQEAR , AMD ED A MILITARY . V/HV K1DT TAKE THAT PAMCAKE MLLIWERV YOUR Lf\ST GASTEK? / THAT IS THE <5ERM OF A WHAa^lUGIDEAf WHV WOT PRODUCE A. VARIETY SHOW OM CWTAIM TARR's 'RUB 5OAT A>JD MET A SOME T30RTH5 OWLS CLUB? aur. "Come on, Mr. Herring," he , . , saiti. "Barbara, tell those idiotic boys (o go farther down the lawn. They'll be breaking windows where they are. Now then, Herring. This way." Breakfast, which Boy had obtained by slipping around to the Kitchen after, viewing Mr. Canning's museum, was over And now, having .substituted ..'sports clothes for the. batliihg costume the younger of the 'two evoiuti'on- "Took it out of Wilfrid's room. was afraid father would brain m with it." "Won't he own up to having played it?" "Wilfrid own up? Not much. He lied like a trooper. He said he didn't even own'a banjo. And then Ron saw a chance to get in soft and cramp Wilfrid's style, so he spoke up and said of course Wilfrid had a banjo. And Wilfrid said he was a liar and they nearly had a fight right at the table. But father said he guessed they weri> both liars, which is pretty true when you come right down to it. And after breakfast, he's going to conduct a search." "And if he finds it in my room?" asked Roy. • .' ' .• "Oh, : he doesn't connect you with it. He won't look over 'the garage." , "Even if lie does, I'll be all right." •••... "I don't understand." Barbara looked puzzled. "Well, I can't afford to take any chances," said Roy comfortably. I put It>.under 'Baskerville's (To Be Continued) : bed." THE FAMILY DOCTOR Erysipelas May 'Follow Scratching Of Nose or. Face; Don't Do IiL iroi'es, (lie temperature drops, the skiii becomes white and then there s peeling of a (laky material. In icrlain Instances erysipelas may tie so'severe as to produce death. Mind Your Manners Test your knowledge of correct social usage by 'answering'' the following" qiiesdons, then checking Jo;v: the authorities answers bc- — FOR 'THE WORLD'S TARS » IIY. Dii. Mourns Editor, Journal 'of the American M e (1 i c a. I Association, anil of Ilygcia, (he Hcalili Magazine. When the skin becomes seriously nfrclcil by germs of the strepto- OCCHS type, there is redness, swoll- ng and pain with direct extension if the • swelling. Finally (he bocly is a whole reacts-with fever. The :ondition Is called erysipelas. This ype of inflammation of the skiii ins been known for many, ce'ntur- cs. It is seen throughout the en- .ire 'world, most frequently, however, during the late spring and fall, Usunly it attacks older pco- rathcr than young'ones but there is no age exempt from this disease. ' Most\ cases ol erysipelas of the face arc known to be started by .scratching -the nostrils and the nasal passages with the fingernail Sometimes erysipelas begins around the ear due to the use of matches or toothpicks In this".organ. Whcr-1 in a 'night'club or restaurant? ever erysipelas occurs, there Is us- j 4. i s u B00( i manners to wipe unity n history of breaking of the your Oliver on your napkin or the tkin or • rubbing, making a place in which the streptococcus can enter. From ID to 01 hours after the organism gets Into the skin, the Inflammation begins. x Uncompll-1 the head waiter? Ten Years Ago Today July 3, 1923. ... , ^Funeral 'services will be licid Thursday at 2 p.m. at, the Lake Street.Melliodist clnirch :for Mrs. Pearl Via, 52 years''aid, who succumbed at the Blylhevillc Hospital at 3:15 this morning! • •" • ' ' '.• A deal was closed t:day by J. Mnll nrqjks. secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, acting for George F. Greb, of Shtvwnno, Wis., for the purclmso fr;m C. P. Hanvard, of Halls. Tenn., of the. Blytheville Canning Company plant.. Dr. Thomas B. Allison find children, Marian and John, of Chicago, arc 'visiting the . former's father, Mr. S. P. Allison, for several days. Mr. and .jitrs. J. ,\V. Parks left Sunday for their h:mc in Omaha, Ncbr. nftei- several days visit here. They formerly lived here. ' Judge W. D. Gravctle, Cecil Shane, E. E. Alexander and Ramsey Duncan went to r'araguuld today .to. attend the fimcrnl service for Jefferson Davis Block, prominent, barrister and banker, who succumbed .Tuesday. 1. VVIien a khlfc Is served with n very thief; snmtwlch, how should the sandwich be eaten? '2. flow should a sandwich over which? gravy -has hen poured be eaten? 3. Is it all right for a woman to lay a smat purse or compact 61 the table at which she Is sitting edge of the tablecloth before using .it when .eating in. a..'restaurant? 5. When iv man and woman arc dining together In a restaurant.. South Africa than in any other Marriage Chances Rated Best in South Africa . CAI!B TOWN, South Africa (UP) An eligible bachelor or spinster is iinore likely to gel married in docs the nyin'or Hie woman follow What woulB you do If—- part ot the world. Statistics show that of every thousand eligible persons in the cated cases ol erysipelas will last from S to 10 days. On the legs erysipelas lasts about -11 rtays and | when It alTects the whole body, j together in'a restaurant. 9 Would lllD United Stales the figure would You and-your wife an Another .'Union of South .Africa. '2.2. are married couple are having dinner likc 'y lo uc married Oils year. Jn the condition lasts about 15 days. I yon— Complicated cases may go on for Jong periods of lime. Usually erysipelas begins with a slmrply defined area of redness cither on the cheek, the nose or the forehead or at some junction bctv,-eeii the skin and the mucous membranes. More than 00 per cent, of all cases occur on tho face. The skin becomes hot, swollen and glistening. As the redness spreads, the center becomes pale and less swollen. If the eyelids arc attacked, they become enormously swollen so that the eyes arc shut.. Frequently if the condition spreads beyond the car, It will re.icli the hairline and then stop. be 21; In Britain, 17;; France, IS; (a) Have husbands ' and wives Germany, 9; Japan. 15; Denmark, seated opposite each, ottier? (b) Put. the, , women on one strtc of the table, and the men at the other? (c) Let husbanrts and wives sit next To'ca'ch' other? Answers , 1. The sandwich should be cut, a small piece 'or two at a time. 2. With a fork.- • , . : .3. Yes. . . ' 4,No. • • 5. The woman. Best "What Would Yon Do" solution—(ai 18; and Australia, 17. Other figures show thai a South African's average expectation of life is nearly S8 years, compared ' with an Australian's 63K, and American's 61, a Briton's 60 and an Egyptian's 31. • O u. f 1 Thn Ut ')r-Inc lat- Because of tlic general Infcc-lcst thing In bicycles— featuring a tlcir there may he chills and 111- ncss with headache, ctlraincss and vomiting. Sometimes there Is severe itching In connection .with the svvcling of the skin. Occasionally llicrc is sore throat. The fnvei- handlebar radio and an umbrella which .. fastens to the., rear mudguard—has been Introduced here. Tlio ncw'whctler weighs less than 35 poii n tis, can be carried com- foithbly • under 'one T>mv and lops ' may go from 103 to 105 degrees any previous cruising .speeds'. Fahrenheit. ... I -. — : -—— — Gradually, as the patient hu- Read Courier News want ads. Father Believed Drowned '. .Comes Home After Year WILLiMAfmc, Corin. (UP)— Nearly a year alter his overturned canoe was found in Willlmantic river and he was mourned' as dead by his wife and 4-year-old • son. Joseph o. lieaitllcn came home. He explained that after the boat capsized he decided to go to Canada and It was not until recently he heard his faintly and friends believed him drpvmed. "I made a mess out of things by leaving town,"" lie said, "nnd am back to make amends for the an-j gulsh I caused my family and rcl-' 1 allves." .' ' , '

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