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, f Atti OOURIER NEWS «flBW8--00 >t W HAINBS Pubikher GRAHAM 8UDBURT, Editor f NORR1S, Advertising Manww BLYTHEVILLE, (ABK.) COUBIER NEWS . \ew York, Chicago, tx- Kansas City, MemphJt 'r*-rnoou ffcwepl Sunday Ert-t«r <s -.""i.e" '!«sf ma'tci st the po«t- ,ftl(v i' 53!y'f-**>llf Artmnsas. under act ot 1'. 1 t"4T*W OctoNr 9. 1917 Served by tin- United Press ~SOBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier tn the City o/ BlrthevlUe I5o per week, or 65o per month, By; iriall, «Ithin B radto at 60 miles. »3.00 p« year, tl.50 for six months. 15c for three months; by mall in postal' zones two to six Inclusive, 16.60 per year; in zones seven anri et(bt, UOjOO per year, payable la advance, A Thin Strew) on Whirling Waters In August, 1914, when war burst on an unaccustomed world, A m e r i c a scarcely believed the news from Europe. It was all so remote, so unreal. The newspapers spread their daily revelations like scenes in a hectic drama, and the first days of the World War unfolded like a play before a fascinated American audience. We have had a lot of education since then. First, the w o r 1 d is changed, changed utterly from that pre-war* ., world!tha't believed in the honor of the pledged word in international-dealings as in personal affairs. Many people actually believed that a great nation which had solemnly pledged its word to respect the neutrality of a small neighbor would do so. even to its disadvantage. We know better now. The War which began 25 years ago, and all the dealings SIIKC, J-ave established the new inroraiiLx'na! morality, that a nation ' dues \yl:?j its leaders conceive to be a gcoQ idea at the time, and every man now shares the astonishment of old Bethmcnn-Holhveg that a nation should insist on the validity of "a scrap of paper." Even Britain, which chose so to regard the guarantee of Belgium, is now revealed as less meticulous about Nine-Power Pacts in the Pacific. The United States knows now that when Europe brews war-broth it may well serve it piping hot at any time. We r are serious about the European b situation today, we study it as we never did in 1914, for'we, know that no s.tu- pidity, no blunder, no irresponsible and headlong course is too mad to be unthinkable in Europe. ' That is why people incline to listen carefully when they learn of the New Federal Unionists, a group now forming to seek to advance the plan of a world-wide federation of democratic nations. It is a thin, small straw on the whirling waters of the world today, but many will grasp at it with the desperation of the drowning, for today we know what we did not know in 1914 —the waters are deep and treacherous. The idea would be to unite free nations in a/union bound together by guaranteed civil liberties, mobile and united defense, stable money, an immense free trade area, and facile commerce and communications. Such a coalition would be so powerful economically and defensively, that it is felt others would wish to enter the OUT OUR WAY union, which they would he welcome to do on mooting the conditions, Perhaps it is a somewhat filmy dream, but it is to .the credit of the world that people are still left in it who will not resign it to a dog-eat-ilog future that can result in nothing but a new Dark Ages, How far this movement will get, no one can say. But it is launched at a time when thoughts turn naturally hack to-August, 19J'J. and review in'.smliic&s the results of the era launched in those dread days. Pact With Panama There is every reason to 1)0 glad that Die long-pending treaty with Panama, clarifying the rights and duties of both the United States and that country in case of world wars or disturbances, has at last been ratified by the Senate. " The United States has done well to make concessions, to yield on disputed points, for the world needs today the example of a powerful country willing to arrange amicably with a weak neighbor their mutual interests. There are countries in the world which would probably not bother to negotiate with Panama, but simply move in a military force and do as they like. • The world may well listen to President Avosemena of Panama as lie says, "With the pulling'in efl'cet ; of the new treaty there will be initialed an era of frankest comprehension based on spirit and justice in the special relations between the two countries." We hope and believe President Arosemana is right, and that the example will not be entirely lost on the world. Nine Million Acres During 'the past five years, the federal government has bought nine million acres of poor land. How good the land was can be guessed from its price, averaging only n trine over §5 an acre. This vast acreage gives another hint at the way in which the face of the country is being remade. Most of the laud is being used .for; national • forests} grazing, recreation and yiltl life refugees, Indian reservations, or leasing to state conservation agencies. The hope is that it will be of more use to the national economy in this form than when it was' being farmed by desperate farmers unable to get a decent living on it. Only the future, and with careful study at that, can show whether the national balance- sheet on so vast a venture is in tho black/ SO THEY SAY SIDE GLANCES by G*R>ra'rth SATURDAY, JULY '29, 1939 "Which do you think would be most likely lo bring us some dales—new clothes of a telephone?" THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson There seems lo be n trend just now on the part, of some people shouting their loudest for freedom of speech to obtain suppression nt this time.—Mayor LaGiiardln, commenting on disorders among sellers of Coughlln nml nnli- Coughlln pnpcrs. * * * If thc government going into debt lo the people Is nn ndvnncc toward thc gonl of getting the government, out of debt, then rainwater Is dry ns dust, and black is as white as snow.— Representative Roy O. Woodruff, Republican, Michigan. CONTAINS ABUNDANT PLANT LIFE: DOWN TO ABOUT «^OO <C - SE ' 7 7 AND ALL. ANIMAL LIFE IN THE SEA DEPENDS UPON 'IT FOR. EXISTENCE. IN A PAIR. OF WRENS SDILT THEIR NEST IN THE RED LIGHT OF A TRAFFIC SIGNAL 'rti. l;-J>BrNeA5EtmCC.[f,a 710 T M. REG.U. S. PAT, Off. '*' AN you NAME THE f=OUf9. ANSWER: The cardinal points are the four chief points of the compass—north, east, south, and west. NEXT: Can a bird's voice b« improved by cutting its tongue? Down. Memory Lane Five Years Ago , victim of political hatred nnd assassinate, was accorded a rpynl funeral here today, city Clerk Ross Beavers seized penny \velghing machines today in his ing accumulaled by experiments drive to force city tax payments OH animals is astounding. 10 Years Ago Senator Joe T. Robinson addressed the annual department O 'H "these nr conventions of thc American Le- j " gl:n and the American Legion Aux- < One Year Ago illary here this morning. Major and ' CThe Hawaii Clipper with 15 lluilun °> 'ne male sex material, Mrs. R. N. Ware Jr. were Hardy abcard missing between Guam and ."?"'" as testosterone propionaie, visitors during the past week . . . Manila. No*-, Vnrk nit.v fM<,v,t™,.rt ""luces development of a strange Miss Sehna Shidc spent the week. vigors during ,he past week . V. >fcni.a. ^ YorFaty mgnlcned ~ ' .,--,- - -- - -I by tremors at 1:44 a.m. today, no ™^ ey ° f the cliar «« cr s of botn .end in St. Louis. serious damage was reported. COME ON-IF WE'RE GOIN FISHIN', LET'S SO DOWN TH' CREEK —A F| SM WOULD HAFTA BE PLENTY DUMB TO STICK AROUND IN A LITTLE DRIED ,up PUDDLE LIKE' THAT.' OH, 1 DOMT KNOW-HE MIGHT BE WISE 'NOUGH T' KMOW A SMART GUY LIKE YOU .WOULDN'T FISH IN HERE FOR HIM! By J. R. Williams QUB BOARDING HOUSE with Major Hoople W HM,V\! BAXTER, X SUPPOSE VOU ARE TAWUQ YOUR. VACAT10M THIS YEAR IN THE OSUALWAY-^- SITTIKIG OM THE BACK FORCH BRUSHIUQ AW\Y FUSS AMP WATCHitJG THE WORMS HAT YOUR 'CAB8AGEs~~WA(?-*?tJ'Vlpf-f / 1 HAVE DEEDED TO GET AWAY FROM IT ALL FOR A FORTNIGHT IU A SECLUDED WCODLAUO RETREAT REMOTE FROM THE RIFF-RAFF WECOMTACT 114 EVEWW/ LIFE/ ALIST HAS IVJVITED ME TO BE ' ""5 GUIDE AMD CCMPAMiOU THAT TAKES A LOAD OFF /^E/ MAcJORj AS THE MORS! > SAID TO MRS. ASTOf^ / i SAW VOU LUGQIMQ A BASS DRUM DOWM THIRD , AVEWUS THE OTHER. DAY, AKID TOR A WHILE I WAS APR AID \t>U MAD FORSAKEN us AND BAXTER THE I WEEDLE >-^-^- AMDGETTlUJa HIS EARS * PlKWED BACK SERIAL STORY. GHOST DETOUR ._ BY OREN ARNOLD COPYRIGHT. 1»3», NtA SERVICE. INS. , .«Kii«.-,, vlnltH Ilic riili-iiiicr (o Culihr.-M, Irnriitt ivlio in running (ho Mince. llieji lit- iiri'itiirc.s to n>limi fur l.l« mojiry. Mfiiimullp, ),,. Kit:,!, 11 BUJI train tlm Kliiitmar, hotel. CHAPTER protest, was standing on a rock ° f , lna . le , 1 ,' ial , under puScd?" by_the highway lurnofT, singing in fTgoiuilnoly good baritone: "I/O-Q-O-O-O, for the days on the range.' Rollicking c!«j/s, Frolicking days, Out mi- the c-pen. range! Hear iyoi< (lie swish of the lariat's 1007). The throw! The catch!' The jubilant uilioop— Of the cowboys whose daring and yetiargus sharing Of work iinil of pleasure bring joy to the ranyc. lla-o-o-o-o, for Hie western range 1 ." He finished with a dramatic nourish on a high note and (he applause was enthusiastic. A dozen or so travelers wailed wilh Roselee, Christine, Dick and the three old-time cow hands whom they had hired as part of 1he ".ilmos- phcre"'for Goldcrest. As were the others, Franklin was attired Ihis morning in cowboy costume. He had borrowed a guitar from one of the cowboys to accompany himself singing and Christine Palmer had gazed happily at him while he sang. It was her idea that he help entertain the waiting crowd, and it had proved to be an excellent idea. A coupe slowed down .and stopped. lioselee greeted the two women who were in it . "Good morning. Were you interested in seeing Goldcrest?" "Yes. Can we go right on over?" "No ma'am. But if. you will please wait for a few minutes— we are having a lot of fun—-we will all go in together. You see, we hnvc all our guides here this morning to greet a special bus parly at 10 o'clock. They're due any time. We're having songs." Roselee smiled at them, and her elusive left dimple flashed, and the two women in the car smiled hack and said they'd wait. "More than a hundred college students and some faculty mem- hers from a New York university are coming," Roselee went on. "Buses of them, on a coast-to- coast tour," How lovely! I'll bet they read -_. ... a ^ llltj Juuu vi , ul:l , Dne eiueriv member of the about you in the papers. We saw New York college faculty an your wrilc-up several places, my proached Roselee and shook l«r dear.- I think it's marvelous. We hand can hardly wait to see your ghost town the one who was singing when you drove up. He worked on college publications, and sent a lot newspapers " OI) no - We did buy some ail- J-nrlisiiig, a "<l >'t helped a lot. But S,,.* L"™ 3 Wr " m ° nd thc picluic magazines seemed to discover us and they gave us 1st pimiSTINE and Franklin, alert ^ l0v k that as a eu c to sho some courteous attention to the other faculty members and older folk present. Quite by chance they were near a bearded gentleman wilh an umbrella. "Arc you in the faculty, ( O o sir?" Christine asked him. "Why—uh—yes, I an). Professor York—that's my name." n c - j o,.r<- .,;, idr , —"•"• """a ""/ limue. UC more attention than we ever ex-- luck out !lis 1)an<1 011tl Christine • peeled, really." '""'" " '— ! " '-- " : "I'm sure you deserved it." Christine called out then. "Here coino the buses, Kos'elee!" a professor almost never caUs - - • himself." "Professor," Christine •••tic, nve large buses took 20 knew, having been in college only minutes in arriving uecaust j' wcn tly herself. He had surprised they had been separated on the ' and snc cau s l11 Franklin Lar- highw'ay. Two or Ihreo more prl- raw . a y' s e ve appraising the man n^ift. nn*,n «.,!),, J -r . ,. . ClJril")llCll/ trtrt T) lit i\, fin „«!!,,' vate cars pulled up during that interval, too. Dick Bancroft greeted them. Franklin and the two nirls were busy with the college crowd, but when tho last bus came Dick and Roselee, riding in their light service truck, led the caravan over the rough two miles lo the ghost town. Franklin and Christine, rode with' the visitors, trying fo show as much hospitality as they could. For one thing they enjoyed being hospilable, especially since this was a group of collegians approximately their own age, but aside from that was the salient fact that Ibis mom- ing's callers represenlcd a money "lake" which \vould approach $200 all told. When they had all alighted again at the edge of Goldcrest, to walk slowly through the now routine routing worked out by Dick and Franklin and Roselee and Christine, the crowd was more like a picnic assembly or a crowd before a football game. Youth dominated the guests this morning. Boys and girls were making the inevitable wisecracks and asking upward of a million questions. More sedate adults could only follow and look on, but the good spirits there were contagious. They saw the old abandoned residences. The corrals and blacksmith shops. The feed slores—one with a bell which they rang and heard echo powerfully in the great rocky canyon there- the interesting old graveyard, the bank and barbershops and other business places were all visited. When the four owner-managers had escorted the guests at last to Mrs. Hpgan's place in the Ace Hotel for lunch, ordered in advance, one elderly member of the' must say, Miss Dale," lie smiled, "that we may find, some ™,,» TJ i •, „ 'V'"™' " lnac .. w c may find some sen ran hurriedly acros Irain <? ,' '•%? r smilcd places to disappoint 'us-'6n this down the street to enter the ,?eam at them. Mr. Larraway western tour, but your ghost town crest bank. here is cm- advertising man. He's surely lives up to the publicity " took it in mild surprise. His voice and manner wore hardly in keeping with his Jooks. For one thing, ' —j ~ ^ j *, u£jjji mfiiii^, LIIU J11UEI curiously too. But then, college faculty men sometimes are eccentric. Christine made a point of being especially cordial to him, then passed on. She forgot thc incident until most of the group were sitting down to eat. Then, in her hurried survey of the crowd just to be sure no guest was being neglected, c nr Let in A r,^... T-V r. ,_ _ . ' Christine saw Professor York . ~~.r j <W*C-»»Ui IVfK quielly walking away from the hotel. Also she nole(3 thal Fl . anW . n _ looking strangely serious of face —had edged over toward the door of the hotel lobby and was peer- n S ^ at Profes sor York too. Doubtless Franklin would call him, she told herself. But Franklin didn't call, and in spite of the bustle and the laughter and the constant happy hum of voices around her, something made Christine glance out again to check up oh eccentric Professor York. Maybe she ought to go bring him in, the old dear, she thought, kindly. Roselee and Dick were very busy with the younger folk in the big dining hall, she noted. She saw Professor York unobtrusively head down the - street just gazing here and there, then suddenly cross over. Moreover, he was going directly toward the Goldcrest bank! That itself needn't have benn alarming. And yet—something froze Christine Palmer to attention there. Some nanuiless inner fear. The fear was heightened when she saw Professor York look hurriedly around, then disappear inside the bank door. She glanced at Franklin Larraway, caught the awed look of recognition now on that young man's countenance. She started to walk through the crowd to join 'Franklin, but in that moment he left the hotel and himself ran hurriedly across" and (To Be Continued) THE FAMILY DOCTOR . M. ***. ««. •. MT. ••+ Sex Hormones Given Female .Canary Make Her Sing Like a Male By DR. MORRIS FISIIBEIN Eilllor, Journal of (he American Me dical Association, and of Hygeia, the Health Magazine Among the most important of the discoveries of scienlific medicine in recent years are' those re- laled lo the isolation nnd uses ol the specific hormones of the sex glands, both male and female. The not is so new, er,, and the . rc .( t\-,,,i nclinl fact i= gfmiins to b c separated from lie results of nncSntrolled experiments. Much of the data now be. It lias been found, for instance, that In the opossum the administration of the male sex material, Apparently these injections did 3t have a permanent effect ' on the reproductive system of the birds because later three of the five birds were mated,-built nests nnd laid eggs. ' * * * It was interesting that the females did not produce as much volume of sound as did the males and the investigators were nol able to determine much about the lone quality. However, the range of tones, variations, trills and duration were said to be similar to those of mnle canaries. The profound cilects of these glandular substances in experiments thus far made, both in animals and in human beings, should Indicate the extreme caution necessary In the use ol substances of thts character. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR r.exes. There seem, however, to ':e specific sex 'actors for various portions of the mechanism In male and In female opossums. When this glandular material Is given lo rats nnd mice it lias been lound that small noses will cause stimulation of the activities of the female sex glands, whereas larger doses given over. a long period of time will produce a depression of this activity. In monkeys and in women the giving of the male sex hormone produces a depressing effect on the female sex glands. It is generally recognized that . — » - — ".... ringing In canaries is limited to the attendant decrease In the the male nnd many an expert 'oe-1 number of those acceptable to in- "duslry, and constantly increasing The Tfttvnscnci Creed We believe in B nationwide retirement security program based on American principles of equity nnd justice without the possibility of discrimination on grounds of -race, color or religion. We believe that technological advances, declining birth rates wiliv llcves tht.t this Is to permit the male to attract the female. In other words, the quality ot slng- .'ng Is believed to bo associated with n b'olog'c plan. Investigators in 1,'tw Jersey re- cemi;. studied the effects of in- Jcclhxr Hi- male sex hormone Into (h? breast inusficc of female coiiartcs itnd fotinit that'in four , demand for retirement of our sen- tor citizens require that retirement should begin at the age of 60 at the latest. We believe that the retirement of the elders Is a matter of concern lo the enure body of society, and, therefore, should bo financed by a universal tax based upon the „,..„.,.,., „,.,.,„.,,,,, ,, mll „, lum Dy a universal tax cased upon the out of five birds the typical male total volume of business done wlth- song was sung by the Injected j n the Nation females. One ot Ihem began we believe that any social se- singtng alter Uvo Injections and entity program should be • made the others after four injections operative on n basis which will re- and the singing was continued for turn lo profitable employment all periods'of five to 13 days after the those not retired, and thus open , last injection, depending on how i the doors of opportunity to Ilia much ol the glandular material youth of the land \ was injected. The remaining fe-; we believe that stagnation ot mac canary would not sing n business, Idle bank reserves, Idle •sustained song, but Instead strut- factories, idle men are caused by ted on the perch, swelled up thc lack of purchasing power In the throat and moved about as If sing- hands of many. The sun Is a dwarf star although came out were interrupted and re- we believe this condition cah It has » n»» amo mtrng to about ing. However, the sounds that i be remedied only by the release 332,000 times that of the ea^h semblcd only portions of thc male,of taxes collected from the people Its dlametei is about sslSou miles,' e ' ' ' '..^..Ui being returned Into the-chcnneis or 110 times that of the earth, i of trade and'commerce on a scale that.wilt permit, the living ot the people to be" on the.'typical American standard instead of a bare nibslstence jevel. .•'.-' ; We believe -that the immediate spending of'.tax monies and their return. through the channels . of trade should be restricted where possible-lo the purchase of American goods 'iriade by American workmen; that Ihey 'should be spent . within the. United States and should be used discreetly to avoid retaining employable persons iii.idleness, and. this principle should be contained in any sound recovery program. We believe that Oils and nil other-.government activities should be placed on a "pay-as-you-go" basis, as neither this Nation nor any other can survive constantly increasing indebtedness. We must have a balanced budget to protect the American way of life Sarah Ogle. Mind Your Manners Test your knowledge of correct social usage by answering the following questions, then checking against the authoritative answers below: 1. Does one congratulate the girl whose engagement has been announced? 2. Is It good manners to say to a woman, "I hear your daughter made a very good marriage"? 3. After meeting a friend's fiance, is il good manners to say something nice about him, the next time S'ou are alone with her 4. Should you ever feel free to ask a friend how much rent he pays for his apartment? 5. Should you ever ask a friend what his salary is? What would you say if— You meet a friend, a woman whose son is about to be married. Would you say- la) "I hear you are about to lose your son"? (b) "Congratulate Dick for me. I know lie's getting a fine wife"? lc) "Well, how do you feel about your son's marrying?" Answers 1- No. Wish her happiness. 2. No. Aside from sounding snobbish, It implies she did well to get the man she did 3. Yes. 4. No. 5. No. Best "What Would You Do" solution—(b).