The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 4, 1930 · Page 8
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September 4, 1930

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

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PACE '•'•YTiiKviLu.vjAi:iy._ cf_mi!i'i-:k NRWS THE BOOK SURVEY. BY KRUCJE CATTON NEA Strvlce Writer 'The Santa Fe Trail," by R. L>. Duflus, tells one of America's most romantic stories In a trimmer ]x?r- feclly adapted to the subject—by which, as. you may suspect, l mean to say that it Is n very fine book. .:'-In its rather brief but eventful history Ms nation of, ours has ' been criss-crossed' by a good many trails, each bearing a noir.e that Is of the very essence of romance. Think over some of them—the Wilderness Road, the Oregon Trail, the .Overland Route, the. Santa I-'e Trail isn't each one ti magic name, suggesting far-off things and brave, half-foigotten days one! men? - : Of all of the.se, says Mr. Duffiis. the Santa Fe 'mil was the most glamorous. It nol only led venturesome men across a wild, lonely and perilous'country; It took them straight from one civilization to another, from one epoch to another. To go from the Missouri country to New Mexico a century ago was ||den AsW<m to make a trip like Marco Polo's. You stepped out of frontier Am- ilf and Eugene Petrov, will be a erica into 'a dreamy, somnolent' big surprise to you If you have al- Spanish civilization that had been: ways worked on the assumption drowsing under the sun for centuries. southwestern that Russian literature is . dour, ! tragic and bodeful. Tiik hook- marred by hackneyed English, ,'.'<xxlcn characters and unbelievably sliltrcl convorfatlons. -The Ciir-en Jade Hand" Is Ills latest. It 'le.ils with Ihefts, murder nnd general all-around chlc- nr.ery In Chicago, r.nd—tarring the defr-cls noied above—It Is a grade- A mystery yunh There are more complications, twists and . subterranean turns to Its plot than tlicrc are curves In u pretzel, and If you don't object to an amateurish .style you ought to enjoy 11. R. P. nut- ton and Co. will let you have it for VJ. TI:I;TOTAI.I:FI CITI/.KN f'lXI.KV. Cal., lUPI—Tlial Hoy Simmons, resident here, Is an ar- deiu dry appear* to be a fact beyond debate. HImmont awoke early one morning tu lintl a bootlegger, fr-iiriiii; pin-suit, by law officers, had dumped 20 live unllon calls lull of extremely high cjUulity alcohol In - -his back yard. Simmons immedf- ulcy nctilleii a constable, here, who hc!d the liijiior for federal ofliccrs. On analysis Hit 1 liquor was reported tn be iilmasl pure alcohol, valued at about S12 a gallon. SICK HEADACHE WENT AWAY Texas l.aily Benefited Ky Taking HIiu-k-Draufjhl For Constipation Troubles All of this, as Mr. Duffus points an authentic product of present out, made" for romance. And so day Russln—is a gay, irreverent I . his history of this trail, frcm Us and highly humorous farce, made Corsicaiia. Texas.—Mrs. E. G almost prehistoric beginnings to; pungent by brisk satire on Russian Grlmmott. of 1215 West Twelfth •the day when the railroad finally jlife and the So'viet government ended its usefulness, is an excel- j The hero of the story Is a (orient antidote for the unromanlic,;,mcr member of the nobility, who unexciting present. It brings ad-j ekes oiil^a meager IJvlng as a gov : • venture to your armchair, and if .eminent bureau clerk. He learris, it makes you sigh, regretfully, (or suddenly, that his molher-ln-law, a bright day that is ended, that is when the Revolution cnnie. hid the simply your hard luck for being' fiimily diamonds in the seat of one born into the twentieth century. '• of their dining room chitlrs. There "The.Santa Fe Trail" seems to! were 12 of these chairs and by this me exceedingly well doue and | time they have been scattered nil wholly delightful. It Is published, over Russia: but the ex-nobleman, by'Longmans, Green nnd Co. and ! undismayed, sets out to find them, | The result is some very good i reading, with an abundance of |laughs. The authors not-only succeeded In telling a funny, alory; they slyly Introduce n nmnber of trenchant observations on the ways sells at $5. This Study of a Doctor's ! . Day Is Interesting •In "Doctor Scrccod,"; Helen Ashton-.has made a novel out of one single day iii the life of an English small-town doctor; nnd while you might not expect it of a book constructed on that basis, this novel is wise, penetrating and interesting. .The doctor's day begins with tin? .death of an aged patient. It ends " with the 'birth of a cnild. Between these two events come many small duties,, many brief moments of soliloquy, many contacts with village people. The doctor, musing — not too hopefully—on life, death and the meaning of existence, carries Street, this city, writes: "When n child, I suffered from constipation, ancj my mother gave me Thedford's Black-Draught . II always helped me. Since grown, 1 have continued, to use Black- Draught, as T have never found anything else so good. "I used to have sick li:adache so much, caused from bllllousness nnd constipation, but I don't have It any more, I am thankful to say 'T give it to my children in ;• tea for colds and bllllousness, as I have always found it helpful. "1 believe mack-Draught- helped my husband more Mian anything he ever took for stomach trouble. He would have attacks of indises- THURSDAY, SFJ'TKAIIiKK •!, 11)30 of Communism nml the workings'" 011 ant ' would often have to go to of what Russians very likely term a Noble Experiment. All lu all, "Diamonds to Sit' On" Is a lot of fun. It is offered by Harpers at $2 a copy. Very Puzzling, but Just, a I.lttle Amateurish Harry Stephen Keeler is. n mys- Icry story writer for whom I feel an exasperated admiration. He can concoct u mystery story with more twists, turns and convolutions in bed Black-Draught would rid his system of (he poison, caused from this trouble. We think Black- Draught, is n fine medicine." Black-Draught is finely powdered, which enables the Juices of the stomnch to extract its medicinal properties In an easy, natural way. with him, besides, a private worry | it than any oilier writer I know of about his own health. He is to' but he needs a collaborator as sore- receive, that day, a report on- his i ly as a broken arm needs R splint, condition from a London specialist; His otherwise delightful stories arc and he walls for this report with all the qualms, all the nervous Impatience nnd all the fretful alarm | that he has repeatedly cautioned > his own 'patients against. ; ••'At the,end, you feel that, you nolj only know Dr. Scrocold; you know, | intimately, most of the other inhabitants of his village. The author has handled her task welt and ties produced a book that ranks i above the. average. It is published! by.DDubl'cday, Dorau and Co. and costs .$2.50 An Amusing Farce.From . Gloomy Soviet Russia . '.'Diamonds to Sit On," by Ilya HOME THEATRE Wwlnesday and Thursday Fine I,ov$ Romance of Tin Pan Alley' in "Red Hot Rhythm" with Alan Hale Also Comedy and Review- Admission Matinee and Night lOc and 25c Bedford-. 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