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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 8, 1939
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FOUl THE BLYTHEVILUS OQURIEE NEWS ! ,, ; TH* OCKJHTBl H*WB OO. . : a W. HAINB8, PMbUtbtr ', • J GRAHAM 8UDBOBT, Editor , BAMUJL JVNQRRI8, Advertise ~ .»•*. NWMOM f**,f* I 9 *V»|M«WVMM»»*»C*, , Ine< New York, Chicago, P»- flt LM& DiOlM, Ktniai Otjr, Memphis Afternoon Etctpt Sunday - Entered M ieeorid etui matter at Ui« pott- Wfcxr it < Blytbmle,/Arkatoaa, under »cl of Cobfrt4. October I, 1917. % , Sened by the Cn)t«J Pr»M ' / r SUBSCRIPTION RATE8 By c^rritr in Uit city of »jrthevlll». 1M p»r »*ekj or 650 > per month. By m«il ( iilUifn * r«diiu of M mll«, 1300 per 'year, fl 50 for six months, iBc for tliree montlu; by mill in po«t«l rones two,to «lx Inclusive, $SM per yen; in zones seven ind etaht, HOZM per ynr, p»y*ble In »dv»nc*. Jeffetson County Pays (jp-$62 Walter Sol tells in his column in the Pine Bluff Commpjcial boasts thai Jof- feison County hab prlid piomptly to Hie state §62 6wed foi the boaul mid keep bit! of a n&gro, who was leceiitly executed, liaving paid ils ?G& J6Hes;,oii Coliii- ty shotild, in Son ells' opinion, insist upon payment of $G,8(ii owed by other counties for expenses of keeping piis- oners in the death house awaiting e\- ecnlion. Somehow we cannot help but wonder if Jeffeison Cotitily would nave paid MJ promptly if its bill bad been ?3,01G such ;ts Mississippi County owes (according lo penitential.v officials) or Garland County's ?809 and amounts s rwining into bumlieds of (loll.iis owed by eight other counties We appieciate the fuct that Jcfl'ci- son County paid its debt iiccoiding to the law of the slate as Mi Son ells pointy out But, tildes'; we ale in enoi, theie is a cbiistilutidna) amendment that prohibits, any county judge horn making e\ce,% of icvemic for f any ycat. So as for ibe-biilk of Mississippi County's "debt", which v,e understand the county was not even billed foi over a pciiod of veaib, it, is apparenliy a case of a .statute diicclmg payment and the coiibtiUition foi bidding payment. v And no one can deny that Mississippi Coiinty pours far moie levenue into t the state's coffeis llian it cvei, ctcr ,,.Jgets ]back in any foi in. , A Horse's fate It is'IflGO A gtay-haited giandfath- er calls aside his little giandson "My boy ( " be says "You dace always been my, favorite grandson. Therefore J am going .to turn over to you before i die a precious .souvenir. Life has been good to me when I can pass aldfig to'riiy descendants so priceless a memeiito Of it life well spent. Here, my boy. Guard this treasure as I have guarded it." Ahd the old man tremblingly pabses ' over to the boy a 1 horsehair pulled from the tail of a horse named Topper winch once belonged to a movie actor called William Boyd. •Ridiculous? Insane? Why? Tht fact stands, that when Boyd visited Des Monies recently movie fans nol only tore off his coat buttons and necktie, but actually pulled hair by the handful out of the mane and tail of his Horse, Topper, until lite longsuffering beast looked like a moth- eaten hobby-horse 'out of attic. If Topper wasn't too annoyed by this horse-play, he'must have enjoyed « good long horse-laugh at humanity. of Publication in this column ot fcdltortets from other newspapers doe« not hec«&ariiy mean endorsement but to an kcknowlW£i&*nt ot interest In the aubjccts discussed.- Adveilisinfj for Aikansas In a New field President Roost veil told (is [lint Arkansas necrta iiioio ndicitlslng 'Hie purpose of Ilia stale exhibit nl Iho New York Woild's fair h to advertise Arlint-as 'Hie JcglMaliire tcrlinut to Its belief In llic need mfd valiie of ndvorlls- Ing ttlien It cicalcd tlie stnlc Piibllclly Denail- jnent nnd juovldcd fund? f6i Its oiwi.itlon Arkansas would get Imalunble ndvcitlsliiB bcfoie lh_e whole nation Iiom cnirylug (hroiiBl) the blggcM, stale debt rcfniidl/iij tnfmncllon in all Aiiicilcnn flimuclnl histoiy 'Ilils state has •sufleied Iiom uiifoilunnle pub- llclly. Hindi of it njlslnfi fioui tioiiWes «lth n Itlgliwny debt, which, by comparison with rc- EOUICCS, rcpicMjiitcd by Ini the largest uiLh Burden rtny stale-In tlib Uiilon lincl fiiideriakeii ',o cany. nut as Qovcrnor Bailey jioli'ilcci out Ib Ms address to the Arknnsiis Bankers Assocliitlon, one* tlie icfimclln^ contiact had Ijcou signed, 100 of the laigcsl nn.inclil alid Investment houses In the United £,(aki wouhl icgulaily Iwie n l>roi-peelus recoiinlliiK the richness of.Mid (itate's resoiuccs, Its iciord of pnyltiR Its debts ami maintaining lh cicdlt nnd tiie fncl tint Us bond 1 ; liaie been given Chibs I latino by the Icdcial Deposit Insurance Corpoiullon and the comptrollci of the cmicncy And Hie hlineis ol Hint tcstiinonliil would have backed Up thi.Ii words by lending Alknnsits $(40000,600 No nioiiey ilia state tonld s|je;iti for ndvertls- Ing could buj such inibllclty a-i that it \\onltl ue llimiu,l,il ncwb of intcrcbl ll New YoiK 01 nn> otlici of the ttcnllhlei stales cnlilcd llnoiigll nil iniiioitaiit icCtindlng operation But liaidly \\oiild anj otlici hlatc (jnln thfc pccullai bcnclU that Aikunsas would gnln floin llic icfiiiidliiu ol ILs lica\i indebtedness «t n i a tc tint \vould be the most ImprcssUc evidence Of Its improved cicdlt standing In the llmtnci.i! «oild —Arkansas GaxeUc. SO THEY SAT llic tnic sitfcgunnl of peace Is not to (ic the linnds of. llic (icoiiic's McttM leptCscnlalKes, bul to ckcl icpicsonlalhes wliose jiulgnieiit mil self-conlrol people -are not nfrnkt to IntrA-i HeiJicsci.lntlvc Bnae fJniton N lY * * * Obviously (lie cIMciidnnt out-binaitccl the plaln- tliro But the Inw does aol cssny to rcuill evciy cnsc ot oitlsiniiitliiB, noi does every cnsc of oiilsmnillng coiistltittc unfair competition —Su livcmc Court Justice Willlnm'T. Collins, In n New -York Felil-pmtlfonl Fnlr 'Undo net cuse » i « By nny soinul scicnliflc nnnlysls, this country hns n gooti fiilnrb. Hesenrcli ivlll lielji set Amcrlcii free to nchlcvc economic growth :iiid seir-beltdiiiifnt. — PrcsUlcht Clarence Frauds, Gdiicrnl Foods Corp. ' * • .'*,' * Alucli iibcrnl leelslntlon, possibly Iticliidtng the NRA, lins b'ceii wrecked by httenlpilhg to do loo iiiildi In too sliort n time.—k. P. Lewis, Diiritfiin,• N. G.,. proslilcnl til the Aliterltim Cotlon Mnuiiluctnfcrs' Association. • * v . * • ' * Not only to be tough, but lo look laugh, to talk tough nnd to uct lough, Is Hie best contribution we as n people can nmkc to penes today.—Winston Churchill; British conservative leader. • ' * V '. * • '-••'. Today the world'walls to herir w'liriVliltlbr.' ur Mussolini, or .Stalin nmy say. But iiinnitvly more Imporl.-iitl it Is thai we should hear what. Jesus Christ. Iins lo 6tiy.—Dr. Daiilnl A. Poling, to llic liitcrnnlloiiitl Soclcly of Christian En- ' clenvor. -- • . '• [ SIDE GLANCES by Caforalth »»ill M< mutt ixc r M sic u If Mi mi SATURDAY,_JULY 81 -1939 • SERIAUTORV PARIS "It Imppeiii, e\cry slimmer' lie a garden, nothing ^ grows, anil Ihcu he jusl sits and sulks"THIS CURIOUS'WORLD By William Ferguson /O,OCO /=EE7; WHILE THE LATTER. IN A , IN WHICH MAN SAW-* MlS REFLECTION ' ! WAS ><\ QU/ET POOL. / 1 yVlfccr." So'RnnaW llic, "riniii lo»»nn." ''I'Vldn'i'iu'x SffSyi la'Vl' H ° 5 trs "" ci ' •'»l'l»« CHAPTER V1U "W Ihcn"," exclaimed Ron " excitedly, "will you? Come on! Speak up!" "Don't rush me," said Roy. "I'm thinking. Your argument appears reasonable. Your brother tries to pul one over on you. You forestall him cleverly. I really.think you should be rewarded for your perspicacity. "Wh-at?" "Let it go," advised Ijoy. "I meant (hat f may do it." Tlie fried fiiel of sole came out and seized his hand. "You will? Gee, that's great." "1 will, on one condition'' "Any dominion you like," cried Ron joyfully. "Well, dial is that you take this match a little more seriously. You'll Imvc to jjive me your word to spend more time practicing Add you musl tie in bed by 8 o'clock tonight. Those are my terms. If you don't like them I withdraw." "Brother," said Hoh heartily, flout worry. l' m going off to practice so fast you won't be able o sec me for dust." He paused, Explain to Babs—or—Miss Canning for me, will you? Wo were going over to town. But I see it's foolish. By (he way, y ou might give me a few pointers on this game later. Good ones, 1 mean. But first, tench Wilfrid how not Play it, will you?" Hoy, ."is the so/test ever had. But see . , AM ? W . E: ^. : l»sccis,'llic exiirict pterodacl.vis, birds and br.ts. the plerodnciyls lived iii the crctnccblis err, and were the iargefl of nil flyers . , . some having wingspicads of 25 feel. NEXT; Bat* i-arS beavers. V ;• Ten Y^ars Ago ' To clay v OUT OUR WAY •Miss Mary Ellen • Singleton I ttaughler of Mr. and Mrs.. E. L. I Singleton, of liie Olencoc hotel; has gone to Winona Lake, ind where she will enroll in Moenllta Cilrls Camp. : With facilities to use many times ] as much milk as there Is now avall- 'nble the ISlylhcviDe cheese Rictorv is operating daily. The 200 pounds of cheese made each li.-iy Is sold lo cally nnd p. greater quantity coti be readily disposed of. The con Ijnuy la sg-iiisorcd by the loc Chamber of Commerce. Mrs., Mnrnnrcl .Taylor, Mrs. J( Proclor and ciiildren, Joe, Jr., ai Fniiiccs, of Parkin, were the v\cck slid giie'sta of Mr. and Mrs. Howiir Proctor. .-..'. 'Mrs. r >Hon .Wrlghl roliirnc Sunday from Stevens and Ciimdc Ark., where she was called by II serious Illness of. two members o her -faintly. . • J. R. Williams OUB BOARDING HOUSE with Major Hooplo MfeLLO\V MbOMBEAvvs OW BALV.y,EVE;LIKE 7WIS STIRS TTHE POEt IM US ALL .' .THERE ,CtO -THE BpSOA\ oi= THE CEEfj IS THE UUPRerajTIDtJS SMaVBOAT syMERB THROMfiS WILL SOOK) BEVtci-D LlS ALL'AS POOR PUPPETS'W A pL/v/ RECALLS TVlW" HALCVQM,DAS' 1M THE THEATER VVHEM THE (SREAT SIR HEMfC/ ' IBVIM3 DECLARED I WAS A BETTER ACTOR THAW SIR HERBERT OH, WO YCiU tMNTT.' "toU'LL Kidt GBt ME TD SIGW ANY EWTMJGLIM& Dl)RiM& A MAD MOMENT i sAip Aeout HER. GOES TOR. yju TOO - -1i i/a Eve MS UP 1DU J1ST SMD ABOLJT SIS -' TH' LAZIEST PERSdM ItJ TH HOUSE --NOW, WILL VA. PIEASE SIGW HERE? A SIGK1ED LIKE THIS WILL SAME , LETS <36 i' dor, 'MORE GOOSB ' THE TIME i LIT TLB EVA SCAR AWAV, OiJ A JWfSe , swiue iki THE LAS ' PLEASE, PROPESSOR MOlHEgS.GEf GRAY "Thai/ ..... assignment 1 _ „„. out . seu here, no tricks tonight! Sleep is impbrlaiil." ]'!£ anybody seas me at 8:30," •tjiid Ron, almost gaily, "Ihey'li dunk I'm Rip Van Winkle." And ,hc departed with satisfying speed Roy waited till he was out of sight. Then he walked slowly toward the garage, well pleased with himself. Things were going nicely. Now if only ... He paused i" his ruminations. Babs Canning •slipped out of the garage door. She smiled up at him. Roy gazed al her and his heart wenl up and down like a pump handle "Well, did I coinc through?" "Like a true Herring. Now are you coining (o town with me?" "I wish," said Itpy fervently somebody would try to slop me." * * . * T PEMBEHTON GAMMING sat "' brooding over a fossil. Iri order (o do this, life had sidled from (he drawing-room after coffee, leaving his wife and daughter to look upon as perpetual guests, the twins;-Ronald and Wilfrid Peyton.' And, wlflv the even four of Ihem' left* H- seemed as it bridge or soni« lesser form' of . amusem'eht would be in lull swing presently. • Not epi However.'- Shortly after J. Pember(on's withdrawal :ah amazing. piiehomehori occurred. Mr. Wilfrid Peyton,.selling down Ins coffee cup and Eh'illing from ane foot tp the other,.begged to be excused. He had, he said; a slight headache. He thought, per- liaps, .that he would be belter oft" in bed. Whereupon he slunk from llic room, leveling a vindictive and exultant glance at his brother as he went. Phenomenon number two took lace several minutes after .Wilfrid's departure. "I'm sleepy," said Ron. Mrs. Canning started. "Good heavens," she exclaimed. 'What is the matter with you boys bnighl?" "Nothing," said Ron. "Er—that is, nothing's the matter with me. I'm just sleepy, that's all." Mrs. J. Pemberlon Canning wa's not the woman lo brook shilly- shally and bufable-and-squeak, "Well then," she said decisively, "you'd better go to bed, Ronald." "Yes, ma'am," Ronald said re- sncctfully. "I think I'd better." He went out and Mrs. Canning lifted dh-jiKjulsltory eyebrow at her daughter. "What on earth is -the matter with Ihem?" she demanded. Barbara shrugged. ''Search me." "You don't .suppose; tliere .was anything wrong with (he food, do you?" "Of course not., Those twins are dizzy, that's ail." "Their inotlier waS a HUmiol-d/' said Mis. Gminirig thoughtfully. 'Ot course, one never heard of the Peylons. But . . . where are you. goihg< BarbarJi?" "Ohi just out," said Babs vaguely, hesitating in the doorway. .,,•**.* ]ytR; ROYALtcM AUGUStUS -"-. HEHfliNG, lurking hear the house lilce a derelict off ah island, perceived a shadow in while coming down the steps: liis : heart, snared'.and enslaved' thoUgh it \yas, achieved; a • fairly good bounce. The shadow 'approached. - —uiea, n sweetness ihat made the flowers "Dabs," he breathed. She appeared surprised. ''OH, I—1 didn't know anyone was here." . . v ... . "Linri" trembled on Roy's- lips. He changed'It for a' felif-letter wo_fd ineanihg ; something entirely difterent. ,;• •' • • • " ' ; "Dear-er^that Jsj Barbafa, are til nlnHn^ll ' you alone? 01 the troupe art indisposed.'', "Ah!" _ "They stood me up jn Javor of |oiri| to bed. Are you having pity tonigln on.a poor lonely.girl?" "Well, I doh't kiiow. I really ought Id-see Baskervllte'. Family obligations, you know. But I ml|ht glv| you a few minutes" ';Sweet ot you. Where shail \ve go?'! ._ "Oh, let'j wander over your Sovernor's—ahem—father's estate I want to talk to you about things." She took liis arm and fell Into step by his side. Slie radiated he thought, should have _, ... v „„„„„ pack Up end go blo'bin elsewhere. "I'm glad you're tall," he^ said. "Like 'em tall?" "Uh-lmh! And dark-haired." Not a blond hound?'' "Nope. Cah'l see 'W wllh a telescbre. Bul I like vlolel eyes" "How thrilling! Tell me about her." » * * J-JE told her. He was still telling her an liotir later when they returned to the veranda and found a darkened- corner He would probably have continued his hcme until:the leering moon slunk out ot the sky had she not injected a question. "How are you getting oil with' your—cr-destructive operations?" she asked. : ., "^Wy, well'.'f Roy said. "Biit f m flglilihg a tough enemy. Tiifie " "You'd better think fast, Cab- tain Flagg." • "I'll break it up,''. s ai<i fioy sav- agply, "if I Jiave to knock tlio's* two cliiJinps bri the head." - ' "Desperado," " "And how! took here; tin's match rhuslh'l be. 1 ' Babs, up to you.' You've got a whole day and a night. IViiy, the batile of Waterloo took' less than .eight hours." "Who do you think I am* th« Dtike of Wellington?" " ..; "Well, of course j you may turn out to be Napoleon, it remains to be seen.:" "Haven't I done pretty well already?" "Passably. But I'm expecting greater things." "But I ought to get a reward for what I've done to dale. Think. of^it! I put Ihe twihs to bed." "Quite an accornplistiment. So yo'U. wahl — something oh account?" Her lips were dangerously close. "I riot -only waftl" ; «V. I've' gnt to have it. 1 * He -kissed Ofer'-two seconds sooner (hail she expected. (To Be Continued] tHE FAMILY DOCTOR Aged .Should Gracef idly Accept Their Physical and Mental Limitations UY l)l(. illOKKIS The number of clci pecplb is constantly increasing. Whereas less than 3 per cent were over 05 in 1830, almost 8 per cent are over 05 years ot age today. The -Increasing number of llic aged has raised many an economic nnd social jircblem, chiefly, cf course, .the. economic problem. Tiie (Hicstion of who is to support them when -they tirecme unable t-j take care of themselves has given rise lo Ihe Townseml plan, tlie Thirty- Dollais-tevcry-Tliursdiij plan and to some extent for (lie Social Security. The dpclor and I he s:ci,il wcrker are also seriously concerned with the special problems of tlie aged: First «ilh irying ( 0 lit them suitably into the life of the h:me, and second, will taking care of tlielr health. The problem of the health of (he aged is a very special problem indeed. One social worker has asked why aged adults live with their children. Certainly (his Is not cnly for financial reasons because they live wllh the children whether rich or poor. Of course, the tradition that Ihe children shall lake care cf tlie aged has conic down lo us fr;(n inaiiy centuries. Nevertheless in iiiahy In- .ilnnrrs parents and the children notild both be much happier if they lived anurt and if Ihe responsibility of (Ire child included (mania! pr:vision without dictation, rest- cssncss. disrespect cr annoyance. The problem of the aged in the home depend on the fact that they ire not. ot ccurse, lully -efficient :hyatcally. Aged people slow in> both mentally and physical!,?. A Jew, however. cann:t accustom inciHrclYC5 to nge, and show constant activity, attempting t? attend i.o nil sorts of affairs. Because of tlielr physical and mental li>com- petenee they oflcn brinj ab:ul considerable damage. Old people find it difficult to accustom themselves ID new methods f living and lo the freedom oi hodern siciely. Oilcn their personal lauits become negligent and cafe- c'ss. rurlhermore tlicy frequently ecomc susplclciis. The psychologists rccojnizc .that ic child who hiis for years lieeu dominated by a p.ucnt and re' rcssed its auUig:nism may ac- rally endeavor to revenge lUelt pen the parent when the parent ec-cmcs old and the child assumes le dominant position. In other Instances parents' -who" have for years d'cinlnaleci their children iriake' a particular problem when the- child becomes married and the.parent comes to live with the family. licrc .begins.' at chcS the question of divided 'authority and. responsibility. These are problems cf our modern civili- xiitioii. Mind Your Manners Test j'our knowledge of correct social usage by answering the following questions, then checking against.the authoritative answers elosv: , 1. Sholild a house-guest whose hostess has only one maid; ask her. to press "clothes rumpled by packing? '..•'.. ' .2. How might, you accept a. telephoned dinper invitaiion? 3. Is it linportani for a hostess to remember the cijslics her friends like especially well? • ,". - 4..Should a 'house-guest, tip the maid on leaving? B. Should a hostess expect a giifest. who is, a professional enler- taincr to "siiig for his supper"? What .would, you fio.if— You have a;tea:and ask several of your friends to provide music. Wowld you— • fa) Let the music be:used as a background through' the lea? (b) Make entertainment of the . . r niusic^ahd '. have the roohi [jiiiel before the musical pro' ' grdm begins? .• • •••'• Answers • 1. No.. . 1 Thank .you. .I'd Jove lo come. (Asfc the .time, of course, If the lioslcss'forgets to inS.htion it) 1 Yes. 4. Yes. 5. No. Best "What Would You Do" solulidn_(I)) i., more gracious to those yoii asfced to provide the niiisic. . HOLD frVERYTHIJNG . By Clyde Lewis "I love you, Hcr'nmn Wlii'tnplc* and no blond is «6infi lo have you, xuidcrsluiul?"

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