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June 19, 1936

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TBI COURIER NEWS CO.. PUBU8HKB8 C. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HAINES. Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representative*; Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the post office at BlythevlUe, Arkansas, under act ol Congress, October 9, 13«. Served DV the united press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City or Blylhovllle, 16c per «?ek, or $6.50 per year. In advance. By mall, wlUiln 11 radius of 60 mites, 13.00 per year, $1.50 for six iiiontlu, 75o for three montJu; by mali In postal zones two to six, inclusive, 16.50 per year; In zones seven and eight, tlO.OO per year, payable In advance. Jokes on Congress Belittle Democntcy What with a imtiomil political convention, a heavily bnllyhoocd prize light, and divers oilier weighty jnnl- Icrs chasing one another across 'the i'l'cml pages, the country hus more or less forgotten about Congress during the hist 10 days. Congress vecessctl when the Republicans convened, leaving a polful of half-cooked legislation to .simmer on the back of the stove, and, shortly afterward, took up the work anew in the pious hope of an early adjournment. II had a lax bill to pass, and a lloek of other bills to pass, reject, or ignore, and then it was scheduled to adjourn and let its members mend their political fences back home. Us adjournment will call forth the usual round of comments. This work Congress did will bt solemnly reviewed, its failures will be pointed out, its achievements jotted down for posterity; and underneath all this comment there will run a slnmjre, illogical undercurrent of derision and'hostility. Kor it has become the fashion in this land (o make fun of Congress. The congressman has become ;i sloek liiruro for jokesters. -The dullest radio or luncheon club spoiikcr can draw u laugh by implying that ,<ill coujfrcso- men arc dopes. Tliiv cartoon is), or editorial writer whu has 'nolliing elso tu say can always fall back on the thesis thai-.the member of Congress is a peanut politician without vision, brains, or civic'morality. . - '••' We have liml, heaven "knows, 'some odd specimens in our Congress, ;uul Congress has at times done some odd things. Hut it is about time Ilial we realized two tilings: !<'irsl, that these popular jibes just aren't true, and, second,Unit to keep on giving voice to I hem j.s (o piny with lire. The ordinary' congressman is a pretty faithful reflection of his constituents, lie is conscientious and hardworking and he does his best according to his lights. In the long run he gives us jusl about Hip. kind of government we ask for. Beheld, now, what wo do when \vc turn him into a figure of fun. We announce, whether w c intend to or not, thai representative government amply does not and cannot work. Wn •strengthen the hand of every woiild- • be dictator in the laiid. Wo help to undermine, the popular faith in democratic institutions, and to make it just a little easier for the man who wants to destroy them. We ought to know enough by now of modern European history to understand what frightful filings can happen when a ?ia(ion loses confidence in its form of government. And wo ought to he smart enough to understand that, when we join the all- congrcsamcn-are-saps chorus, we bring that dreadful day a little nearer in our own country. If the individual congressman proves a blatherskite and a faker, by all means blast him out of there ami put in a better man. But don't, if you value Ihc republic, go around saying that all congressmen are like that, H isn't true, and it is dangerous to make people think that it is. —Bruce Cation. THgyiLKE; (AUK.)' .'COURIER' .NEWS Slreumtined l''reighl Inauguration, of streamlined ivi.V senger trains it> proving an ell'cctive impetus to recovery for the railroads. The new "trains arc making money where deficits'existed before. Speed and moderni/alion have triumphed. The same cannot be said for the railroad freight service, however, according to Joseph B. Eastman, federal coordinator of transportation. In a recent exhaustive study of this branch, Kastnian-found Hint u certain group of freight cars covered an average of 876 miles in I'M hours. Only 23 hours were spent on.''the road. The remaining time was spent in terminals. Hence Eastman urges in effect the streamlining of freight services—more mobility, in the terminals and greater speed en route. If.the railroads don't care to' provide these things, the truckers will be glad to handle the business. Arkansas' Good Name Is At Slake it would-be biut enough 1 to flog n man .without \rnrrnnl ; of Inw;" Bui vvlmt- Is ilie cdcct on Dnbllc opinion in the Unjtcd SlfHPR, mul wliiit will Ihe people of .^Arkansas ihrnuclvcs Miy, IT II. Is truri'Mini a . womnn, n woninn of highest- respectability, CITJI ' Ihuiigii her mission lu eastern Avknnsns made her unwelcome, WHS chastized wllh this uiccc of mule Im'rnbss? 'Mils Is. AI(.-IIIIM«S Centennial j-siir. It. Is Ilie year ^vhen Arkansas has Invited Ihc a^- tcntlon ol'.'Mio HAllou und prcpm-cd lo welcome tens ct IhmisiMidsof people coming into tins state.- But the innln advertising we are eel- ling in every newsnaper In HID land, outside o( President' Roosevelt's visit, is tills odiously unfortunate publicity . rcsr.lltng from cotton field troubles,. Even though cotton growers In Mime parts of eastern, Arkansas have been harassed and ox- nsiictntcd Uy agitators and their iji'Htultmis provocations, it imisl be wiiparent lo all that this deplorable sjlratlcn can not be suffered to continue Indclliillcly. Front pages ol newspapers from all over America would furnish nupnIllnE evidence that Arkansas Is siilYeHirg grievously In the eyes of (lie nation. Arkansas must not be indefinitely subjected lo the consequences of these imforliimilc conditions. Wo can not prc- vcul agitation and Interference but we can show that Arkansas is a stale where hunmn rlglils arc respected under taw. —Arkansas Gazette. Maintenance of existing lulullluritin slates MOHIC lo depend mom upon the birth control practiced by oppressed classes Ibun on »ny dls- lovcrnblc factor. —Douglas s. Freeman. Richmond. Va.. editor. FRIDAY, -JUNE- 19,- 193 OUT OUR WAY / ALLLJS MOLLECIM' \ ABCXJT MV N'tlLS \ Bt'M 1 DIRTY ENOUOP TO ocow WEEDS AM 1 POTATEC5IM WELL, IF YOU'RE SUCH A WISE GUY, WMV AIMT "THE^ SOME GEOvVIN' THER.E NOW? / LACK OF I WATER..' I T-llsV SHOULD By Williams AUTTLCl^iHijJM/ WATEti.ONCE /.ill[I- il'r.'f (N A WMILE/ OUR BOARDING HOUSE SIDE GLAJNGES By George Clark With Majo WINE CkS OF MAS 6UR3LIMG llsj YOUR JEAMS FOR SIX MOMTHS,SOPEEL A FEW LEAVES E6AD, SHOULD if BE KMQWK1 THAT .. 1'LOST ALL MV MONEY AT GAMlMG I'LL BE THE TARGET OF MAMV SHARP AT THEIR LJKJMERClFUL THE LAST T(ME HE A LOAKJ WAS THE YfcrAR THEY STOPPEP EMTERIM6 BY PO X . HAVE • '• •" — 'I \*-J^_i f ''S//.'S.S. YQliRBESZER*^'^ To GET IT? ; A. HOOPLE ALWAYS PAYS 1415 ) •BQRRQWISJ6S' / ' it's borrow $150 inslciul of ?100. Then we «in nut )0 aside to mecl the lirsl few .payments, of .the Joan." Toy -Miiy Trijin Childi-eii As Well As Givc.AiiKisciijciiL By UK. iMOUISIS F1SHDE1N t'ditor, Journal of the 'Aini'rlraii Ajsoriutiun, ami of Hy- Rrlii. the llcallli Maguzlnr I'robably you already h»vc iuvii'd the story of fhc Inspired' doctor who wanted to sec (or, wliat vocation his child might best/be sult- cd. He put the baby In a room .vitii iv Hible, a bvit-r cusi', a slnllio.^Tip;, and a silver 'dollar. If Wu> rlii'lii liiltr, waa /oiiml playing ivllli the liiblc, he would IKCOIUC ii,. minister: if with the brief case, he'would be a luvvycr; with the stethoscope, a doctor: and with ttic dollar, a banker. . .V 'When the doctor re-cnlcred the room, he found his heir sitting on the Bible, with his fcci. cm the brief case, swinging the otetho- scope with one hand, and bltiii" Ihc silver dollar whlrti he held In the other. So the doctor decided, to make the child a congressman! * + , t Although I'nIs may have been In- leiidcii merely, us « joke. It points to n moral-thai- the chief purpose of toys Is lo keep children anwwd Pluytlilngs niay serve also to stim- ulalc intelligence and develop imagination. But only .in tbc cases of older cliildrcn will I'iicy help to iudicatr latent, lalenls. and to guide parents I». (heir clioice of Uicir youngsters' Iruiping. Some elUldren seem lo prefer Painting and drawing. Others incline naturally .(oward engines, motors, and mechanical apparatus Some boys-are 1 attracted by ch'pm- ical outnts; otJicrs by clcctrlcnl devices. '\s boys gel older.- liicy prefer inechaiiical devices, buildiu ?1 yqcfo, "lid outdoor toys, sucli iwi'wnzbiis, motors,- boats,- and gymnastic- ap- - ' 'In ovcrnbundnncc of toys is lot i' Bood thing. I'urehusc Iliosc tlnit sccin desirable. Imvc :i place in *"icli lo X-eop liiom proori'iy, and Hini limit the child tc Ihc ns^ of "»(• or two toys ul. ii linn- ')hi- nvcrngc child . I:, not |,,tcr- '••-i«l in.imy one toy, for more thiin ™ "on- or two.. Kc will have :hls favorites'and.cairfor'thi-ai if they are available. , ' -. Have the toys keep pace with without teeth' may have smull celluloid animals or pl«yl'.itii«s iiiadc of nibber. For the benefit . O f tlie baby's Health, sec that the paint is noli the type that can easily be sucked off the toy. There are records of poisoning from lead and. paint '• sucked from toys and from cribs.! Do not buy toys made of ex-! eecdingly light metal with sharp edges, since they might cut tile baby's hands. Small babies should never play with marbles or beads. Thcv are likely lo put .the -things in their months and -swallow Ihem. Biibte.s without (eelh; may live small celluloi d animals or playthings made- of ruggeiy Kiddy-car's are helpful-in teaching children' motor activities. This applies also. to; walk-abouts, smtill tricycles.- and bicycles. It Is surprising how nnicyi f,,n a i abj Mill derive Horn moving fm- niture, .wTien: he .first niirts out [\f\ he can staixt on hls : fect and pi'[ a'chair 'around .'the room. - (I : DEFUNCE, O. <UP)—While l> city: swelters in summer best, tL retail merchants' organization' I'l drawn up plans for next 'Cfcrl 1 , mns. They'propose to'iuive.Sai Claus arrive in a sleigh drawn 1 six reindeer. Announcements 'fi.t C-ouner ivusa nas been au- ll'Orizcd to make rorniai nn- "ouiiccment or tlie lolloping candidates for punllc otllce, subject 'o the Democratic primary next "UBuit 11; - lor ReprcujilaUv.e'in-Contrcs] iiALB.-HARBIbON " •' for Prosecuting Atloruer O. T. iWABD BRUCE IVY DENVER ".I/'.\ DUDLEY • Vor County Judge VIRGIL GREENE B. L. .OL'AOISH NfSILL, KEED »or Sheriff and Collecloi HALE JACKSON ME B. DILLAHUNTV IIARBY TAYLOR '•or County Trrasrj/cr ROLAND DREE-k lor Circuit Court .Clerk HUOH CRAtO '« Ke-Electlon (or 2nd Tejifl to; County Court'Clerk ' MISS CAREY WbODBtTRtl -'; ie-electlon for'second term For SJa(«: Sena tor '-•UC1EK E. COLEMAN • for County Kepresentallro - r VY \V. CRAWFORD ' Fct County Assfssor ,, *' L. (BILLY) C-A1NE3 --: ii£-electlpii to a 2nd ' r e;i mxiN iiinii; 'I'uuAY Tivi. lioura liefurc tin fiun- «;<;( for licr'mVrrlHEre, 3IARC1A C'L'.V- MMiHAM ovvrliclira lil-r Haiti i 111)11 1I.VSKKI.1,, Sii)l;ip In SVI.- Vl.v <;11A1IAM, "Crrlninlj-, I luvi •<'l>, .Sytilu, Iml I.'wiii't nil,.,.I I., Tnnrrj- von. Mtm-iaV futlier U BlvliiB I'm 11-Joti » ' .Mat, I:, I,-1, Hi,-,,, knuiT slu- IIIIM lii-nrj' till! crmvcrsnUim, itii-n zvtx »<•" hvT mom. : S>i)cki'il, iK^vll- •Icrrit. sl'i: slips out" of Ilir linuar mill i-iira lii (he- luinii: iif lirr Mrml. WI-JMIA'-AXOUKWS. Slit iclU WiMiiln ilii- mai-rr.-ifu Is iiir, nsk.s lirr tu lirrtik • (he uciva 16 .After Wnidli lelivr* 3l«rrln pc.fa sin-' him the Ui'kcijt fur HJK hinic} 1 - iHuuli trlM <(t I rnlit.r imt»(-<umM- • ly «Tic iltclili t tu &ull V »uuig: tnnii Hhu'ln u Mrniinei^lelim her KvL im (lie nhli> Ju'sl bt-tprp the . KNII^I-lullk U r il cd ->"(IW GO O.V WITH Till; STOIIY CHAPTER II r PHERE were flowers in the H\- ing room of the cabin which Marcta" entered—red- roses aiu yellow roses and-iris and narciss 1 and/daffodils. There were small trays ;-6f' canapes and plates ol sandwiches and a big : bowl of Rlufj?cd;qlivcs Jind another troy o: o'liivs • \vrappecl in bacon. The rabbi, quite patently, (Apected a parly. 'A! maid came in and offered lo unpick: . Marcia watched her foi a ninutc. Then she look oft hot hal.j-on a comb through the lawny curls, 'powdered her tilted nose, ;ind outlined her -lips with deeper red. ^She put on her hat again and went lo the quarter-deck. She began'lo walk, around and around and Ei-ound the deck. It she could gro\v tired she lo s)eep. The; orchestra had burst into a "swing' lunc The tfuin- pet-\vas improvising flung its wild music down lo'll]e sea. :Sj;e miglil have been dancing .wtlh bob— Matcia \venl downstairs,' turned on the shower, let the icy needles fall across her lithe young, body, lint on the flesh-colored silk nightgown with the real Clianlilly lace, and climbed into bed. Then she heard bells ringing HIK! remem- .bercd. Ship's bells. She v;as sailing - alone on her wedding night! .Tlie fairs dial had been so Tar away all evening came then in a hoi, swifl storm. When they ceased she '.2y back, quiet al last, Slic s-lepl • inilU 1 'the stewardess called her :n the morning. "Perhaps Mademoiselle will breakfast in bed?" . Marcia stretched lazily. Why not? There was nothing for which fo gel-up. Nothing. Her body was \veak and tired, a-, though it could bo- moved only through supreme effort. Vei. :f sjie Etayefi in bed she.would Ihihk. • _• '.Till gfcing io Ihe'.dining roain, UianH'you," she-said. ' - - • • \ * f^ALF an hour.later, dressed-in - : a yellow flannel sports frock whose Wg \vooden -buttons malchcd. the brown of : her. pobo coal and (ell sports hat, she came into.the fining room and'wii afher ptiiic at the first-officer's abe. A'man and woman al the. lab.le exchanged glances as'Marcia was ..sealed. She gazed at them curiD.udy bs'tve • she- ordered , a <3o,i4V'!e craiige juice, (cast avid'b"- BRIDE By Helen Wshimer ovir, slis went >' on dsck,.s5t do-.-u i» her chair,-and sent a deck steward for magazines and bcolis... Someone patiied . ii} her end Marc'2'.raised lazy/eyes. It was a ftiaid of her mother:, a wpniah.who'had b«en invited to the \veddui5, ^ho h"d a tongue !er s:o=sip " "JJr.'.£s ( 'l dida't 1-1^,- jt-u -v:ers .ailing 02 our licit." Marcia. became.' awaj-e • of Ihe plural pronoun wlien it was loo late. The woman: sal down in (he next chair. "It's the lust place anyone would have looked for you, Marcia Cunningham. But they might have known! Nobody believed you were in the conservatory with Hie pink eye!" "Pink eye?" Marcia murmured. "1 hadn't thought of that!" "Don't think you can escape the public. Marcia. The story came over the radio—it's in the 'Ocean News' and the whole ship's buzzing. Tell-me—why did you do it?" "What did the-paper say about it?'.' Marcia coiyilerec!. Mrs. Jameson went on asking questions and Marcia v.-rnt oh dodging liiem as though tlicy were arrows shot-from. : a, vocal bow. IVhen she saw a girl .and two meri :9miiig down the deck sbc wished :Hat sne knevftiieiivatid could ask ilierii to-rescue heiv One of tUeni ,vas.familiar,;^t that. A b:omed see, Jong lega-~thi. man of the elevator!'Hardly kri6\ving thil sti- did it,-Marcii raised her 'eysbr OW g mplaringly. He excused'himself 'rom-his companions,-stepped up" tat in hand. . ' ' " "' "Good ino.niing,.Mi-i. ./am«on didn't kno\v you: Were on board. 1 sorry •to-intnjde. Mi;s cun- 'lanivCaiV.'Sye' intereu vcu-in • deck'tennisf. OrAveuM ycu :refer; to * throw qu/jiti?" )l!": ^!al:c!a 2!-.£v, trad dEterrninedly; '-Vovj-.won't rid' ,\jU'V*i?>" ; Mi'> Jifftjts^n? peck ipbrfi aVe Tny chisf reason's or t iking a S£a ;Vbyage.'' 'Kcithei," he ansvicred, and she •;aw thal-his voice and snjile Were sure and slo Sirs. , taushed soitly. '-Did you ake.a -.vow to do a fcoc! deed rvery day cr U Sit G2!ih>.j OJ , •our family tree?" she a=i;e(j (j,,j ung'aaa. . •'•TMi'ia tht ==;cij ne "you've rescued me." "' "I happen'to'kriow The mor'ni'ng went faster - than she had hoped it .would. Tlie young man,, whose name was Phillip Kirkbyv drew up a chair and chatted with her at tea- lime. He was an electrical engineer, just back from the Pampas where, he had been assisting iii'a bridge construction-job.- lie was big, not handsome,.but .welUbUUl. His hair was rough-atid dark aiid his eyes -were -strikingly blue against - tlie browncil •'face. JIarcia thought about Bob as she dressed .for dinner. Dusk .had sv.'ept. Ihe sea of all color! and Marcia ,was lonely. - : Maybe • she cpulct-have made him love.-'lier! That thought mode her weak and she sal down'to,consider il. "Slop!" »She;slampcd a (oot.inl a-fragile golden^slipper. -Bob.%va's prqbab r ly ; drivUig-alohg .the IvOiig IsUrid bay (oliigiil,,wlUr'a-white iaoon iij-th?'sky.'.vMsb,'of .waves against • fhe: sliofe,, and • somebody who '•• rnight: be '• Sylvia or'-' anyone else at his - side.'. Sob would.-.get over il.—"TOia| dt>es : il' matier whoni-1 marry?" •; • " ; Slic.vianted'.to.sinkiback.on tlie bed and'cry, buti'slje didn't..-In- slead she: went 1 ' down' v dinner; This .night, \vhen4rie: tfunfpH'and, the clarinet''aiid.lhe:drurris 'sv/iuig into it,''she.danced,'lop.-' . ..,'•'-• •'. 'Ihere were acre;, and acres 'J vlnclr io blioli 0(1 the deck Thef.l were squash courts and lljeie w.i a swimming pool, theie ,ieii lounges and salons, and the su I shone on bright blue water-all till way. ' ' ',ll .. .She mentioned Bob lo no- oii| unlil Ihe last night otji. For lif sixth lime she had-dplined a'dii ner dress frofn, tne'tvou'sseau. j mftlded one of pale Javehder- BL)| l)lis time. •'• '" '•'• ' '1 T She was dancing ,wilh Phil wKej he said, "Ix;t's go on deck. 1 neci to breathe. Tomorrow.-I'm to-sec Camilla!" They sat in their chair5,.\valc!] i.ngvUio rain play darkly, on .«.- v/ater save.,when the lighl'nir rnade a quick green path throng the sky. -They .weip'.corrjfor'ta'bl - -"Camilla?" MarciaitooVup.'tr j theme. ' • v •,'•• "-';•- "Tlie.- girl. 1'yp 'loved . looks, ,'Slie • was ; heartless -'in • (heir ' , , • - • eyei! She Jiad' left : ons'-pf;.tii?(r kind at j live ; a Itar-H^r . alrau s t . at flic ' : ;Vira av.iMip^RliciT—^--£ .ctmuft-cv^K. allar. .Sif'e.had : »!£ujtedjt!ieir sex. They \vyanted,'to'puriiEh "her, bijt :hey wanted-to kiss'liet first. AU aut Phil Hs was'steady, reajsur- v;!ien he cut in, ' ."'-.'.: : .- . yp - ci knev/-\tjiat .women had 'other pii poses than riiVjnglhqir.Wtt pulte and ihte f rjfptiiig 'gipies.;, I've .^tf . JJised ; reju%fy •. arjd .- ve hope. ;v;i\en" !"cait$ 'bjck ',-frb! th,s'Pa!ripas ;th^pllieJ'.day' "f . Jrjiin ;thal.the'younz.lariy.had:sonE'o to Fairis, and -the 'tabloid c6Urn* -.i' ' .' ypiing 'Aii; trian'.couiil, an ofBcer- wltn'-.'tli etnba ssy, a t .Paris, • is : the ; j«a>(i I'm' dropping jn;ip see." '• : '•<'• : i ••"Ariajil it's' .true?" '. .;'' -'...r. •-- ,'TU drop out ' ajdin. . J'jn /d J> a ?K : .V»4Ke Pampss'-ia Seutinibe aayTx'ey f 'f - •••'-'• -* '-'' ' sh.e, :\vs v,t-ere," ! :"A'^^ ^*?-3-r4 i c3-ns'-ty:.cai> ! ing-Phil's,name:'.'.'Ti.adiitiiV.Jo; you^siiy'-he-saiaV--. ' -.'•,, ; > >i j ; ,M.atc!aV S at:qu£tly, whtie W''e>t'i , cussd.himself ,a(..d,read it-by-'tlin Uare 'of 'twp-.matchs'<;- -iAV'tidto!' grsm. Already "the prjly.fti&l '& ' hed ?t sea ^a f being drawsiln't! but sbiely ir.ti? ji-i VMijid *•' "*

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