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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 21, 1934
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BLYTHKVIIXE, (ARK,) COURIER NEWS TUB BlYTHgyiLfrE COURIER NE TTWi oouwM) Nfcwa co:, FUBUBIBHW • o. -KjgSigocf, witcr _.«. W. SAyJ^SfiKUJng Mn»M«r 6ol« NtUfMl Adverfctlsjff Reprtfeutitlires: A)tuuu DtlUct, Inc., New York/ Chicago, DtliXit, St. Louis,' DBlllt, Kaf£»s Clly, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Exctjit, Sunday. Entered ns second clssa mailer at llx post office nl B:ythevUle, Arkansas, under act of CoiiBre4s, °<- lobcr 9, 1917. Served oy Uio United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In tlie City ot Blvlhcville, 15c per wwk or *6.50 per year lu advance. By null within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 lor alx months, Sic for 1)jee months; by mall In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, $6.50 per year, In ?oncj> seven am 1 eight, $10.00 per ycnr, payable in advance. A Romatic Old Trail Calls the Traveler Congressmen from Uii'cu southern .slates are tryinjj to yet Uncle Sam to -spend 525,000,000 to put ;i modern paved highway alunjj tlie mulu of the famous old Natchez Trace; iind uny motorist who has any feeling at nil for one of the most colorful of all our pioneer trails will hope that Uncle Sam can sue his way clear to oblige them. The Natchez Truce was what passed for a road, a century and more ago, running for some 550 miles through the woods and swamps from Nashville, Tenn.. to Natchez, Muss., crossing what now are Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi. It probably was the scene of more plain and faney violence, Woodshed and murder than any other road in America. In the old days when the country west of the Alleghenies and south of the Ohio jus I wits being opened—when the famous "Burr conspiracy" was in the air, and Andrew Jnekson was boiiiK talked of, and steamboats still were in; the future—the products of the rich Tennessee aiid Kentucky farmlands went to market at New Orleans by flat boat, down the Cumberland iind Tennessee rivers, over the Ohio, and down the Mississippi. » » r It is easy to get one of those heavy and unwieldy llatboats down the river, but exceedingly difficult to get it b;ick upstream. So the boatmen—rough, tough chaps who boasted that they • were "half horse and half alligator"— would leave the Mississippi at Natche/., op. their way back home, and strike out overland for Nashville, and the wilderness road they followed wa K the great Natchez Trace. • r I » Because it was used by .so many travelers who carried large Humilities of cash, the result, of their/sales in the New Orleans market, the Trace before long became a favored .spot for highwaymen. : The country was thinly settled, law- enforcement was a thing almost unknown, opportunities for ambush were innumerable. •So the Natchez Trace became a great scene of violence. Robbery and mur- OUT OUR WAY del 1 were common. Circa I bands of outlaws infested the region. Vot years this wilderness road was (he most dangerous segment of the whole frontier. If there are ghosts, llio old Trace nuist be haunted by whole platoons. To put a federal highway along the whole route would o]H.'n to motorists a romantic and tradition-laden trail to America's pasi. —lirnce Catton. In Praise of Our Schools American schools, says I'm] 1 . Albert Kinstein. luive one great virtue—they preserve the initiative and iixle|>emt- enee of pupils far mure successfully than do the schools of Knrvpe. "What one must demand from tin; school in the lirsl place is .something negative," say.s the great mathematician. "It should nut suppress in the young a feeling of independence, a joy of living, personal initiative and the urge for knowledge. "This most impmlanl demand the schools of lite United States fill in most satisfactory manner, in contrast to the schools ol the greater part of Europe." Usually, when American schools are compared with Kuropean schools, the comparison is mil in the least Haltering In the American institutions. It is exceedingly interesting—and (•ncouniging—In linil that as great an authority on such matters as Dr. Kinstein I'eels thiil they are doing their job so well. A Stride to Be Avoided Those rumblings of labor trouble in the Detroit automobile manufacturing era have 'an ominous .-omul, '['lie ordinary citizen, more or less unfamiliar with tlif exact ins and ouls of the argument, wifl be interested chiefly in hoping Hint the slrilie which is threatened (lues not come oil'. lie has a right to hope thai there- is enough good sense, forbearance and public spiril among employers and labor leaders, and enough leadership in the administration, to avert Uiis strike in some way, and he probably doesn't care greatly who has 'to make concessions to do il. The reviving motor industry is keying our whole industrial pickup. A major strike that interrupted production would be litlle less than a calamity, in one way or another, it must be 'prevented. '\'h? world has reached a critical IKIIUI uf exit nine delicacy in the mutter of dinaiummcnt. —Sir Philip Hustoou. Brills!) undmeciclary for mini ion. I'm r.ol looking (ur another (if) humer.s. ol even 50. but I won't hurl (he Yankees any when I'm up at Unit tlish. -Babe Until. I jusl play my own game and never think about ihc other fellow. —I lot ton Hnulli, lamuus toll pro. I invr soldiers, but Ihry arc th- clumber in™ ui earth. —MaJ. (Jen. SmcdU-i L>. Butler. WEDNIOSIMY, MAHCH 21. By George Clark Almanac , , theatri cal pfoduffir, born S7£= First imperial pdrliamerifc op Germany oens. CHURCH EXCUSES By G«MJ. W. Barbara THIS CURIOUS WORLD E A SUBMARINE CAN TRAVEL CO/APLETELV SUBMERGED WITH LESS THAN HALF THE WATER RESISTANCE THAT OCCURS WHEN THE BOAT IS TRAVELIN& ON THE SURFACE. CATERPILLAR OF THE A2URE )OME SNOW I? SO LISHT THAT 17 INCHES ARE REQUIRED TO MAKE ONE INCH OF WATER, WHILE CXD SNOW, FOUND IN THE SPRINGTIME MAY 6E Firry PER.CENTWATER,/' THE AVERAGE IS A6OOT TEM TO TWELVE INCHES OF SNOW FOR ONE INCH OF WATER. . "Yon haven't helped mi- when 1 talk io strangers." much, Physical Training Affords Little Help Against Disease »Y ]>K. MOKKIS KISHBE1N ision of essential food substances M n'' , T" :U | ,1' ihC A" 1 "' 1 '- 1 " ""table hours ol resl and menial Medic:,! AssnriaUnii, and of ll>- | relaxation arc no doubt as impor- Bcia, lh,- Health Magazine I lant as muscular exercise in human I he argument as to whether ex-1 health. ii-cisc Is beneficial (o your health Goad posture is imiJortant in ic- nlsht trite to you. yet. It CDII- ialiotiship to health, and phvsicul tmue.s In most ot the scientific pub- exercise certainly is an aid to'^ccxl ications principally inu-s- ;iosture. liyalors only now are beginning iu stmly Ihe chemical and physiological changes which occur in Ihc bo:ly after Ttierc seems lo be no absolu'.c evidence that physical training pru- dnccs a condition of the body winch helps lo motect It disease. In general, il you have bad physical training you would linvr If scientific slndy proves any one tiling in roliilionsliij) to cxcrci-c. it establishes HID (act a fair amount of regularity is important. If you exercise citcc a week, and Mien delay for two or three weeks l)tfore trying again, you ,ire not likely to gel. much out ot your exercise. If you work- all 'week My son-in-law nnrt hired man have al lasl acknowledged the fact that. I am a man far above the average as lo knowledge «"tl ability, while they neither have made Mich a statement but ihcy came lo me to sctlte an argument. My hired man claitiK the word "i!" effects the church life of more people than any other word, while my son-in-law holds that (he. world •lost" will effect more. I refused lo settle Hie [iiieslion right off as 1 feel that they need to do a little thinking. O; course : could have them the answer Immediately as they are both right, 'that, is shall hold that my hired man is correct as to the past anil present and my son-in-law is correct, if lie applies his word to the In- I would have the best, of the argu- : Cow-Ostrich Dead lure life. Now K they should a|>-! incut. Thai 1 may be understood. HANFORD, Cal. (UP)-A lily these words lo the life of Hie | let me say-if they had not pui i which died church Ihere would be no mom me off the church board tlie ! cismstances CARRIES A BODYGUARD/ ANTS RIDE ON ITS' BACK FOR. THE HONEY IT EXUDES; AMD IN RETURN PROTECT THE WORM FROM PARASITES. , Tin- rej-iitancc lo a .~hip < m il:c surface is mostly ca w.ues thrown up (iurins; its [Ms-sage Uiroui :nlimarin? iravels beneath ihe surface Ihc only resistance is "skin-friction." no cl by ttel (he water. When al waves are produced, and! XliXT: ii'na Ihe [latent ofTin numbering pat-l for argument and they would have a concrete example right in Uicir own church, and my son-in-law within my cowl under mysterious cir-l ----. heic Hie other tiav| church wc/u!d r.ol have lot I tile; was found 10 have substituted most oiti.nanding board chairman ; diet of nails, stones and pieces otl acquaintance. wire for Her natural (odder. good coiiilillon of the blood, n I your office and then play 36 "holes | good condition of the lungs and of tlie breathing apparatus, and 'you would be Ics^ likely lo become "fa- liKiicd than one 'who la nol in (raining. There is a ccnenil belief dial tlie hardy mountaineer, who is engaged conslautly in physical activity, is more healthful than die In/v in- habllant ol Hie U'oplcs who siceiis ihroiiijli lurae portions nl ihc 2-l' hours. Bill we have nolh'stu in prove Itat the inoiiniaincer lives longei- or in general i«ticr health than Ihc ' hi/yboin-s" who sleeps in lii'j sun. There are too many amounted faclors. suet: as cxpn..uu> male, differci;'. condiiions . and similar mailers winch have to laken tlilt^ account. cli- diet. Williams HIM SNEAKING OUT TH 1 PROMT DOOR, "SO I SUPPED UP AND CAUGHT A HANDFUL OF HIS PANTS IN TH'DOOR! HE'S RIGHT HERE-DO VOU WANT HIM? NO- NO" NOT NOW ! MOT AFTCR NOU'Vfc GOT A PIG FIGHT OM NOUR HANDS 1 TURM HIM LOOSE-KEEP HIM OUT/ WHY MOTHERS OHT GRAY Diirii; a the lasi 50 year., there vard physical exercise. In p rc - 'ious Keneralions. exercise u.t. as- cciatcd with moral disciphi:: 1 . Modern exerctie is joylu:. \\«ar- mx. full o tspli-it; i; include., com- wlilion. play, and rcl-isat:-i:. Re- ii!e?s of its effects on i'.iM;::i, its ellects on tlic mintl tl -e i\cccd- ijly useful. There is, ol course, a ;;<,. to Ire general iun):ess::ju people who exercise regular more hcallhtiil Hut nil.o.v.- v nol, at leasi up to middle ..: :et'.cral health ot the b;m <• on a great many inr'.ors. exercise of the musc:cv Ssposure to climate, t:;, of gulf on Sunday, you may do yourself more harm than good. An eminent BritisOi authority as- serls that the chief value of "physical training is development ol morale. Nevertheless, because there is a general impression (hat physical exercise is impoilanl lo human health. IIL> recommends thai lliurc be more scientific .studies of ti:e effects of exercise en Ihe blood, the lungs, and the general resistance of the body to various types of diseases. BLYTHEVILLE 10 YEARS AGO From the flies ot (he BljttertUe Dally Courier deal that , are :o do The ;>rovi- ANNOUNCEMENTS Tim Courier Ne*s lias | x .,. :i all . thorlzcd lo annonnct the frul'<in-|nir candidates for p-.,bl!c ofl:ce subject to tho DcLiorratic ;i:imary next August: For Member or t'ouerc" CLINTON L. CALDWHt, For Sheriff and Collet (n r CLAREN'CE H. \VILHO\ For Re-election for rcrtn For Counly Ttcasurcr JOE S. DILLAHL'N'I V KOLAXD GREF.S For Circuit Court Clrr\ HUGH CRAIG ADD1SON SMITH For County Cnurl t Irrk FKED FLEEMAN For Re-E!cclion for 2nd T ;m For ASMSVII R. L. iBILLYi G:\1\K-: G. C. (IKE) HUDSON" For Constable nf ('hlckasawb.i Tnwnndm JACK ROBERTSON- KIR ciTY~omcEs Election Tuesday, April a For City Clerk S. C. CRAIG R. L. MCKNIGHT ROSS BEAVEHS Vur fily Atlointj 6A.M MAN ATT' Friday. .March 21. 1321. Ii. E. I.e.- Wihnn of Mississippi county uas uiian:muu.sly endorsed lor Kovernor of Atknnsns in a resolution adopted at a mass nie.'l- inu in the local tounliDiuie Thin.s- day cvi-nit:-. The ir.i-ct:i- had br<-a ( -allc<i lo consider ib- proposed stale income tux i>i]|. i--.ulcv.vui'.; discus'.!";! and vote on lhat measure. A. G. Little, presiti-n; of ttie Ulytlievillc Chamber or Commerce presented a retolu'io:: i-nriorMns Mr. Wilson iind callin.: u;>on him to enlcr Ihe race for ihc Democratic nonuim- lion for UHvrriior. The resolution was passed imauiinouMy without eonnnent, th.' icsohitinr. apparently arouMi.s; i tie enthusiasm ol everyone prc:cr.t. Mr .and Mis. Hill Chnmbliti announce Ihe hirlh uf a ><m Thur.s- day iidjlil. Mutli.-r and baby arc cloinu well at Ihc Ulyilieviilc lios- IILSI!! TOIIHT v.lll'i.lTO. i< hanOMiiMf y.nlh. *r l-'f«irMn 1,1 Culm «ich II!:.\|; iiuJ l.lirill;. !„„ ililr><.». lollo^- Inf; n nLnHi|iiL'rnilc party at Ihc l.,,ni<- ot rlrk Jin Hl:I.F>, limn li:i. killed Tl.l) Jl:H-'lMi:s. one oT KJrlil'^ ctiesli. nnrt «lnlrn the .l.-ftric* renrln. I'nljlltn dtir.^ mil kiii.iT ihin. nr Itini tic hlniirir !• ni'i-ir^nl ,ir rlic rrlnic. lie lielU-Te* I Iru-nrrferly) rh:i[ a hloiT frnni Ilia lUt rt:i« kFlleil n ninn nnil 1f«t , ihl* iiu-i exltr* him forever rr,ini : the orchestra's playinn of Ir,i: rii:i.u ,vknm be iov« nnil \vlii, Imm him. 3IAHI.-IA TllliAOVVAY knn\VH Uix inlo liJ e*owtf kelow. mcvingf hart swallowed It, !1* baclr, suplus I nervously as thfj MTT their for-1 and dronsj. nines lieins wrested from ttiem' ..i _.„„,, .,,. „,.. . by a player's uiomcnlary clilinsl- \ * a W °n ' ^ J. 1 " he wlllm -| ness, calling loudly, jumping,' V "° A : Bul b " c al * " kG » ««l« I gruauing. fcclins tintolrl drawing close nnd tilgli. Plirill Spr\nisli. Tlicro ( n. liltlc struggle and n. £cw mo»e eibberiiVfia, 110 ^ 1 -;" 8 ''' 11 ^ 0111 ^^' ..... There was Flol[l ' silUn 3 *n Ills office, a great tension about the game. 1 frownei1 down al a P ile ot lotlert liven Marcia felt it and thought! ^ lv:lrcz h ad left neatly orra»gcd rnt:,l Ir *hr ccll)i Hie trulh. firs lo ll.-ivaTin, hopttitt lu E'nlillio. r.-Tii«liilr Sill ATlmir.Y. n I 111, ell, In,,:,,, :, m | r..,l,lh,, H uT. liculn* n »cnre!i fur I)U .Volini.s NnYt:3. nhn lie- lril riilillln n^ n cTillil. No] CM 1. n fiiRltltr. x^nlril fin a - jrc:ir» lu-'urc-. l':il,llt,i (;nrs hn<t nl i-el Lul Nojrr* l» .\ow no ox WITH TUT. STOUT CHAI'TBIl XV1I1 OAUL1TO said, as ue. turned lo Icnvo tlic tiolcl, "1 will rolurn later to iiuiuirc* lor tny tricnd. H may be lliat he will be here then." Having thanked Ihc proprielor and his daughter tor the wine. for which he knew better than lo offer money, ho went oul into the slrcct. For many d.iys and many weeks ; zon to bo absurd. The well-marked lime waa loo stately and slow for ; Ibis |jlace. In tbe next boi were j Americans or the sort Marcia did i not know, all pleasantly druuk but able to n.r.igalo. Oua man ' lonkcil at her slcailily with a be- I fuddled, amorous gn/o. "Ameri| can?" he nsketl thickly, IcaninR toward her. "Not at the nio-j', monl," sho answered aflcr a cool' ' wa= winning. M.ircia hud halt exiicclctl Ibat he would. She usually gol what ehe wanlcd. slic realized, ami ihoughl again of I'aliliio and her quest. When sho bnil found him ibcro would he Spain. Franco and Italy for boih ot them. Thinking thin, n litlle color came iato her c breka beneath the for bis readiDS. He wished tha doctors bad not advised Cuba. Now York would bs beller. He wanted to get Eslelle far away from cveryibitis that suggested the camp. Tlic trouble was the doctors had said —that New Yorli was slill cold and it would hn best nol to try a dednlis change ol climate while Ksielle was in such 111 health. Oae of the 5 doctors bad examined Norma, loo. and spoken even uiora urgently of Cuba. Norma bad been losing llcsh steadily. There were- times when Field found il a lime dial- cull to look at her because lello was nr>w so much Ihe echo of Norma as she bad once been. thcroaftor turn. Kncli Maria awaited his ic-. llcr , a '" 1 sllc wmll(l uc to birn. Mccanso he new footfall thnl : echoed on the polished liles would ?cml iicr heart lo heal ing rapidly. I lint I'nljiiio did nol conic back to i £ would have lo lie dependent upon good was young too exacting Her checks • she would not ho ask for the friend he was seek-; uip. Maiia grew lo tear that the lowering blond youth with tho snd blue eyes was dead. He lira! wanted so much to find bis friend Again she searched the crowd for an unusually lall yoiitli witb blond linir but tiiu men below seemed nil to be dark. Por a 1110- TMIK! specialists all agreed Ibat Kslcllo was morbidly held by Ihc idea oC tho Innocence of one bo "diverted," they said. And so, with easy words, tip wrote out a proscription, tbe in- eredienls for wbicb could nol ba found. There arc limes when lop mud! care results in a lanfile Is Ihe skein otcircumslauco. Norma Fialrl complained one moruing ot > soreness In her throat. The tliroa; sprayed, disinfected aurt after mcnl she rnuld not hear Ilia music'that another physician made iiir- The monkey « p rei:th Hiis nam for it.s mvcnto:. Charle.- Monti; TUBE WhQ WAS DWIGHT L.^v-OODV ; FO'> 'WHAT K1MD OF nMNTiMiS W AS ' bac!i of her. so loud had grown | iher eiaminations. He did not the roiir nf voices from those below. "IJz :1 rraga! "Lizarrngn! t find tho tuberculosis genus that !" they sboutcd.: ho had toarcd. He s-ioke of tb -fr i lo on" of his associates—Ihc do.v | lor -h-lio had prescribed "divcr- s rollen and yet be came uot! One day soaie long weeks later j a girl en PIC wilti an interpreter [o ask for such a rcatlemnu ttie tall, blond yoaus man had described. "Tell 'em I pnlta see hltn if b^ rnmes!" she sniii urgently and the. Interpreter re.[icntcd Ihc morels. ''Tell 'cm I gotia liecause I c.nt soraolbin' imporlanl to tell bun. Tell 'cm I'll leave my address and ' ' .,_ he's to come there. Toll 'em he i Tllrtl wi " lin ni ce." she an-' "She will die shortly." tllc olller goes by ibo name nt Smitli. H tt! sw '.\ rc ' 1 'I" 11 ?- She looked al iho'doclor said, "and somcnue »'iil ain't loo late by tlicn —wlien he Ci;li ' il1 '" Ul ' 1 111=lead of Hie coiling j name llie disease that kills her comes — ii may boa mailer of life ^''^ a ^ !l 'fe— l he knife she 'pernicious aueuita.'" erdealb!" \ ll: " 1 '''-'''I I" her hands as siic sun "I suppose so. They're a vile • • • ; wild I'aijiito on the beach. She' set antl It's a damned shame when O N' that black uighl when l\ih-' kr ' e<v lle 1]U ' i u ° l done the tbing one wlio doesn't boious w-;ib lito left the Mirasul. dc=tnir. i "' vl " Kb Ulcy »c<=usc<l him. He, them is pulled Into ibc pjck!" lug bafficd and balked. Mama ' " ot killcii >lr - J o r[ "<:s. • ! Tho doctor bad become fond of Treailw-iy iivule her way to Kl! faliicr." Kslellc said nflcr a Norma Field Ibrougb bis study Nuovo Kronion lo settle in n bi>'\ '."'' swal! w . "' know Hint 1'ab- ot her. He knew she bad done bcr from which she could wad h , llo ; 1|[ "'''du'l do that—" bcsl lo make her marriage a sue- t;isicsl game In llio world, j a |!. . lcltl frnw nc'l- The doctnra' cess. Oacc. he realized, she mas. TIM KIKT.n sal by Kslcllc's bed I sion" for Estclle- •' where she lay, wbiio and la- "There aro ninny things r crt ,'. Hint nrcn't In Denmark." In 'We're goins lo Cuba for uinounced with an acid edge, in bis while." he tuld her. "I have a words. "I don't dare give M". Imnie just outsido ot Havana lbat|Vield the test I now tblak would sure you'll like." locate her trouble." will iila'l. Down, down below her wns r. • well markcil court, bricked by nig llth j had murmured heavily of obscE- '• have looked as her lovely :-smn.5 nud bnw tbfy sometimes i ter did. Now she was ihe sa tinld of ndolcsccut niinils. : woman lie bad over kuowo. tatchl ruutaucouB spued. Mnrcla b.irl pul a good slakf oa Li^arraga, nnrl hw.icd mildly Ibat Ifl would Toward her laitb. Not that It mauerctl tnncb. Tbe boy called Pablllo was the only thing "Von must llslen," fhei It phe. docs sbc, too. «'" llc bro- walled i\ltno;i hyslerically, "be-' ken on the wheel." causo I know ho iiirln'1 do II! 1 know bo.cause I lalkcd in htm. People who talk the way Pabltto Or sbe may take tn ul= ^.lys." tuggcstod Iba »ssociiite. __ _. The roao who beard this h»;dlv did don't rlo like lhat! 1 thought Eslelle would uks to her that mattered to her—tbe boy know i:e didn't. Kallier—" I tnher's ways. Sb« sec-raed whose life she hair] in her weak. Bui KielJ was disappearing and have her molhsr's irBeness. so.'i blurts. Sbo liad lo liud 1Mb- tbe nurse was bac* with some-1 "Hell!" he said abruptly, 'ibj !tfl - • thicj'!u a «Uss that would. rJi-'llied." •iie pEH-cti ofef the edge ot her.ielle kn?T, maie her, alter she, (To lie rcr-tinai'il)

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