The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 25, 1939 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 25, 1939
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PAGE FOUR , '(AUK.); COURiEii NEWS THE BtYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. ' • H.-w. HAJNES, Publisher . . v " J. GRAHAM SUDBUBY, Editor; '•'SAMUEL J». NORftlS, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dailies, Inc., New York, Chicago. Detroit,-St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every : Afternoon Except Sunday Entered RS second class matter at the post- office at Blythevillc, .'Arkansas, under net of Congress; October 9, 1917, , Served by (lie United Press. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in (lie City Of BlylhevJIIc, 15c per. week, or 65o per month. By mail, within n radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $150 for six months, 75o for Ihrec months, by mail in postal zones two to six inclusive, $6.50 per year; In zones seven and eight, $10.00 per, payable in advance. Let, Us Think Clearly and Calmly While We Can Galloping with the ever-increasinjf speed and recklessness of n cavalry charge, the events of Europe rush to their fulfillment. No man can yet tell exactly what that fullillmcnl. may be. We only know (hat it cannot be good. Any clay, any hour, any minute, tin; feared catastrophe may come; Europe may again be enveloped in such a war as swept it in-1914. If that happens, • it will affect the life of every man, woman and child in the United States. While We can still do so, while we are yet free of the whirlpool in which reason and decency go down together, let all Americans think clearly and calmly of what our attitude is to be if the worst happens. We know that we can 710 longer look on such a European catastrophe with the fine detachment with which we viewed it in 191-1. The world has grown smaller since then, more closely interlocked and mutually interdependent. It will immediately affect us, no matter what course we decide to pursue, no matter what course circumstance! may set for us. 4 • The outlines'" of this naked struggle for power wore never clearer than at, this moment. The real aims of the contesting powers, putting aside the ideological window-dressing and the sentimental appeals, are'quite simple: If Germany fights, it will be because for six years she has staked -'every-' thing on a promise to her peoplo'of expansion and world-power which has led her so far along that road that she cannot turn back even if met by resistance in arms. If Britain lights, it . will not be for love of Poland or its in• stitutions, but simply because a Germany dominant over Poland would rule Europe and threaten the existence of the British Empire and perhaps of England itself. It would from that point continually gain strength with time until challenge became impossible. . If France fights, it is for those same reasons. With Germany d o m i n a n t throughout eastern Europe, France is little better than another Poland. If • Italy fights, it will be because Hitler tells her to. If Russia h'ghts—there i.<\ the riddle! But her willingness, far in advance of expiration of their present pact, and at the time when it did the greatest possible harm to be British-French cause, to sign a non-aggression pact with Germany, is a clear signal that Russia plans to remain aloof and throw her weight when she chooses into the place OUT OUR WAY " where she thinks it will do her the moat good. This is power politics of. the old f:i- miliav type—all Europe is playing that game today, ami all the brave talk of Democratic fronts and Anti-Communist fronts is out the window. Looking such coldly-practical viewpoints of self-interest in the face, the United States can scarcely adopt any other attitude. We must with the utmost coolness, nay coldness, chart a course in tliu face of a shifting tempest which is calculated to bring us safe into harbor. Only in that way shall wo save ourselves, ami in the long run, .serve civilization. Publication In this column of editorials from other news\>a|«rs does not necessarily mean endorsement but is an &cknow!edgir,enl oJ interest In Hie subjects discussed. What Do You think? rlne niuir city officials are lo te commended for (heir prophetic slijht because ir tlic country ever goes back lo the "hoi'Kc-nnd-biigjjy" age Hnc Bhilf will have taken (he necessary previous measures by having purchased, in good time, a street sweeper. fn (he meantime no one dare challenge (he exactness of the clly council's sense of pruuor- lion, .since, as one subscriber said in n letter to .the-editor, the cily needs only one policeman fur every automatic traifie light, nnd, of course, one street sivceper per horse. Since there Is only one horse left, the cily officials arc showing great, executive ability and nil enormous capacity for saving (he taxpayers money by buying only one street sweeper. Being n cily officlnl reacts in a (juror way on some folfcs. Every now nnd then some of Ihe cily fathers develop a passion for n si reel sweeper. This is not (lie first lime. There, nuisl be something very fascinating about a street sweeper. Several years ago the council and current mayor exhibited an almost consuming yearning to buy a street sweeper. At that 'time they sold lor $1,500 and only swept the dust and Irnsh (nlo the gutter. A this writing they can be bought down-right cheap at SO.GCO but they still hare (lie bad habit of sweeping the dust nnd trash into the gutter, of curb. And of course a street cleaning crew will Imve (o follow tl\e sweeper ami remove the dust nnd Irnsh from the curbs. -. * * * In nil Seriousness just where ami from what source did the proposal (o buy n street sweeper come? Cnn It he that the people are demanding in wholesale milliters that (he city buy a street sweeper and we haven't heard about, the uprising. If the people arc clamoring for the purchase ol Ibis machine it certainly has escaped my noiice. Of course street funds caimot be converted lo any other purpose ... unfortunately. It by chance there si n lot of surplus cash in the street department il is a pity that it cannot be used to pay policemen nml firemen decent wages ns well us increase the number ot policemen. But. that caimot be done legally. But if the 'Street department 1ms a lot of menpy going begging It should be returned to the people in the term of a reduction in automobile licenses, since street funds arc obtained from (his source, llrerc are thousands of cities the Eizc of Pme BlulT Hint do ncl collect 1111 'automobile license at all. And if the city cannot find anything better to do with the taxpayers' money than to buy a street sweeper at a cost of several thousand dollars, then it, ought iu ccasc_, collecting an automobile license. What, do .von think? —Walter- Serrelis in 1'ir.c ElufT Commercial. I've always been very proud of .Mr. Koosevclt, but I think now he's gone one step too far. -Mrs. !•'. H. Marked, Frederick. Mrt.. D. A. R. regent, on the Thanksgiving Alteration. FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 1039 SIDE OUNCES by CaJbralth • SERIAL STORY' Murder on the BoarHwnlk BYELINOR COWAN STONE .. . •»VfMIUfT«IIV COrymaMT. 1»>», N«A »tHVtCC, INC. ' " ] <l0 "'' !t »ow whether to diet or buy a new girdle." THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson WAS KILLED FOR. ITS WHICH SOLD OKI THE MARKET FOR. ..». ( , 1 ,'•",! ''tUundrii, „„ Orlfn(n) • iinnil, mid* |, cr „,.„. int , f icnvrnuily. Slio n«d« » iiu'ninio >>lm, ( .,l lo licr rtiiwli "If you ,ire "<)rrji>d, consult Chnmlru." She T' U) |J'" (Iie Orlcitlnrs "Temple ut CHAPTER IV PHOM wHhiti the "Temple of Truth 1 ' came the tinkle of bells and the wailing of pipes. "Well, at least this is . free," Christine said aloud, "and after oil, he gave mo my start on the Boardwalk." She slipped inside. On a stage designed (o suggest all the mystery of the Orient, iwo slim girls, dressed as temple dancers, were gyrating and prostrating Ihemselvcs as if before an unseen presence. A deep gong sounded, and they scurried from sight. From behind a screen of giillwork that simulated delicately carved white marble, a shining figure in silver robes appeared ns if by magic. He moved majestically forward and stood for a moment, his arms crossed on his chest, his dark face lifted as if waiting— listening. Then he inloncd in a deep, vibrant voice, "Thy servant Is ready, O Krishna! Speak through these unworthy lips." For a while Chandra's performance was much like others Christine had attended. He described __ .small objects, gave the numbers ' of license cards, the insignia of lodge emblems, and the dates on ' letters which an assistant in a white (urban took from people sit- j ting here and there and held, ap- I parently without glancing at them, pressed against' his own forehead. | "A lady wishes lo know about: ) a ring. . . . Yes, I ECO it clearly i — an emerald set in diamonds. , . . I She thinks a maid stole il." Suddenly the strange tawny eyes in the dark face fixed themselves upon a stout woman near Christine. "No, Madame, she did not lake it. You should have looked more carefully," Chandra went on sternly, "before you accused a helpless servant ot such a crime. Why, Madame, did it not occur to you that Ihe ring might have slipped through, that rip iii the HAT IS THE /MEANING r= "A/A/A/, INI WIMT£R_, IS ONLV THE STEPP>IK'cS STONE TO f?-A//^J OfZ. of your purse?" The woman gasped. "Why. not look now?" Chandra suggested. Then, as .the woman hesitated, he "Look now, thankful that it is not too late to almost thundered, Madame, and be repair done'." the mischief you have ANSWER: It is an abbreviation of Linnaeus, famous Swedish botanist and authority for thousands of plant names, and founder of our present system of plant naming.' NEXT: Making a. few words get a. long way. Medicine Export Business Approaches 1929 Leve WASHINGTON (UP)—American medicine manufacturers, dueling j their foreign consumption for the j first six months of this year a!m:st : 19 per cent above the snmc pcrio:! '.last year, expect their export btisi- i ness to exceed S2D.OOO.OOO this year. I Thai would equal Die 132D level. I the chemical division of the C:m- I mcrce Department revealed. Preliminary statistics show thai every foreign country and trading area of the world combined to buy $9,803,000 worth of medicines Pharmaceuticals and biologies during the first six months of this year This represented a gain of almost ID per cent, the chemical division pointed out, ever last year's figure of $8,250.009 for the same period Ur.inch f-tc-spmblcs IMermaid JAINESVfLLE. Ohio IUPI — / branch which loots like a mer maid and one which rcsembles a horse's head are included in Re: and Dorothy Farrcn's collection n odd formations of branches an rods. - . £_E / DO TOU REALIZE ss / Wl-M IT V\OULD S HAVE COST TH' S] COMPAMV IF WE = . HADNH CAUGHT =£\ 'OUR MI5TAKS W THAT SLUE PR1KJT? LOOK AT IT.' ! AND C*JB OF TH' DUMBEST MEW IM TH' sSHOP CAUGHT TH' MISTAKE RI&HT AWAY.' WHO WADE / CCMTRARV TO A>.L , rr THW M SUCCESS FULCCVv- =S-- IT S W3P.I AGIWEACHOTH.cR.... I KMOVV OF A B'O CG FAMY THAT HlftES ' HATE EA.CH OTHER AMP WDCU4 THEIR HEADS Off TRW TO SHOW ERUP.' 'B'A EU331M' IT IM.' •iDU'D TM.iMK GUVS AS HIGH UP AS THEVASe V\OUU> TRY By J. R. Williams OUR BOARDING HOUSE with Major Hoople SORT OP "E.XSY COME EASY &a' f CROWD. EM MR. HOOFT-G ? THS MERE tvps VEW PLEAS W4T, USUALLY A YDJ DOJ'T AOUO K. SO LOVJ3 SORRY, io\M>7 301 >J /XT PLAY THIS OF DOLLAR U«IT A PEW CP S', BOYS, YOU' SCALES TOMOER MA.PP3JTO SLI6HT PSSULT OP A WA.S1Y WOUUD RECEIVED THIS LOSE A p=vV KMOW,TWS.T CLASS tvFB^J HOURS TOUI6HT? Tlieh woman fumbled 'in her pui-sc. cried out—a bit too sharply, Christj'i.e ihousht—and. held aloft something green fire. that glittered , with "Oh, I am so sorry about tliat girl," she stammered. "I—I don't Itnow how to thank you, Svvami." "Do not thank me, Madame," Chandra fold her. "It is the great god Krishna you must thank." "The great god —my iootl' Christine thought derisively. "Arid that stooge's acting was terrible." '* • « 'T'HEN abruptly, in the midst of *• a sentence, Chandra broke off, pressed his lingers to his eyes, and said—a startled, note in his deep, somnolent voice, "But this must wait. . . . There comes to me— something urgent!" One could almost feel the silence in fhe room. "There is here at this moment," Chandra was going on, "a young woman who badly needs advice. . . . I will not name her. I will not even describe her or tell wh'erc she is silling. I a 'm particularly anxious neither to embarrass nor annoy her—because Hie word has come to me that I must help her if I can." Behind Christine a voice said, "I never saw him do anything like this before. It gives me the creeps." It gave'Christine the creeps. Whether it was deliberate' Irick- ery with the illuminatiort or not, all the light in the room seemed to gather itself about the glittering figure on the platform. "Within the last 24 hours," Chandra went on, "this young lady has encountered a scries of surprising experiences. She has met with a grave disappointment; she lias, by a strange coincidence, unexpectedly found work whcii she most needed it." No on« in the room seemed to breathe—least of all Christine "During the last 24 hours," ihe swarm" was going, on, "this young lady has also received s mysterious telephone communication concerning something very near to her own safety, which I fear she has already decided to disregard." "But," Christine thought with a sickening clutch of premonition, "why—he can't mean me!" She did not know whether she moved, or even spoke the words aloud. Irt any event, there was a sudden craning of necks. "I must ask for quiet!" Chaii- dra'a voice crackled. "You willj if you please, keep your eyes on me." His own strange, lawny eyes were not on Christine, but widened on space, as if follov/irig some remote visiort- r yet she felt that they did not niiss a flicker of her eyelids; jind ..that .deep, hypnotic voice was compelling her to listen. "I would beg of that young lady," he was going on, his tone suddenly gentle and pleading, "that she think over the.evenls of. the past 24 hours. ... I would beg, for. instance, that she try to remember whether, when she returned to her room this afternoon, there was anything about its appearance that excited her suspicion. . , . And now, it she' will come to,me privately, I shall be glad to advise her, at no cost lo herself—because the word comes to me that this is a thing I must do." His eyes swept Ihe spellbound audience commandingly. "That is all, my friends," ho said, "Go in peace!" He raised his arms in what was almost a gesture of blessing; and the audience filed obediently out. As they went, Christine saw faces turned tuward her—some touched With superstitious awe, some curi- bus^-s6rne amused. Christine, restored to sanity by those glances, blazed with anger. She had once read a book called "An Expose of the Medium Hack- cl." II was all entirely clear to her now. Of course that girl at Ihe Beachmont telephone exchange was a paid spy. • * * * TffHEN Christine had recalled ** last night's conversation in the clear light of morning, it had entirely lost the frightening strangeness her own confusion and fatigue had lent it the night before. Of course , everyone in Beachmont knew; wild Mrs. Emma Talbert was. ProbabJy Cousin Emma had telephoned instructions to someone to see that he'r guest went to the Crestvicw, and the. operator had overheard; and in her hurried attempt lo pass da Ihe information, had not had lime to choose her words. But now it was not possible to put so innocent a construction upon the girl's strange behavior. Of course she was Ihis man's spy. . . , How easy to'listen: in, arid find out that one of the wealthiest women' on the beach was expecting' a cousin to visit lier,< and the name of that cousin. .. . How easy, when' the cousin called the house" arid found her hostess absent, to suggest a holel. . . . And how easy afterwards for this charlatan to have had her every movement watched! "Well, anyhow," Christine thought, "he's not going to make a Roman holiday ot' rite and get away with il." ,. When- the rest of the audience 'fifed out, she remained stonily in her seat. The clairvoyant came lo her at once. (To Be Continued £*' THE FAMILY DOCTOR T. M. tttfc. <*. «. M». ••»• Teeth, Nerve Disorders Responsible For .Burning Sensation in Tongue 15Y DH. AIORKIS FISHBEIK Editor, Journal of the American •Medical Association, and of Hygcia, the Health Magazine Among the most common of the peculiar nervous sensations which disturb a great many pe:ple Is a burning feeling ;n the tongue. The toneiic, like all of the other tissue of the human body, is ernncetod with the nervous sjslem. On each side, the large nerves, which arise in the spinal column, send branches into the tongue. A burning sensation in the tongue is reflected through those nerves. Because of the frequency of this :j-mptom, many irivestigati:nshave been made. Several possible causes c been determined. Usually the rcctcd toward the nervous system. Finally, if there are local conditions like roughened teetli arid dissimilar dentures, the treatment will involve control of those conditions. condition arises in older women who have been nervous and who are. thercfire, especially sensitive ;o pain. In some cases inflammations may be found such as those cause;! by rough teeth or by the wearing of false teetli. In other instnnces the Mind Your Manners Test your knowledge of correct social usage by answering the following questions, then checking against the authoritative answers below: 1. If you apply for a job and are not hired, shculd you thanK the employer for the interview? 2. Should one applying for a job, criticize a former' employer—even if he fired the applicant? 3. When a business interview has drawn to a close, is il important that the visitor leave without dallying? 4. Should an applicant for a job Memory Lane arc deficiency diseases like pellagra i resent personal questions, such as :r jwrniciotis anemia, with diffi- "Are you married or engaged?" culties reflected in the tongue. The condition is also associated with dyspepsia. It. is necessary to mute a complete examination of the pers:n In whom this condition persists in order to determine if any of these causes may be associated with the burning in the t:ngue. Recently medical literature has described Uo other possible causes. About 10 per cent of n group of patients who hart inflammations Iii the J:mt which controls the jaw bone had a butnin; sensation In the tongue. Propel 1 treatment of the joint, sometimes involving actual rcpositUninj of the lower Jaw. brought relief of the symptoms. Another cause recently discovered has been the presence of fillings in the teetli with metals of different electrical potentials en cither side. In such cases there has been the. complaint of n metallic taste in (he mouth and s burning sensation In the tongue, Trentmrnt of thir, condition de- fj \—s^iji^c; psnds en a determination of the If (hero Is anemia or nel- [ligra. the treatment would include liver extract, and nicotinic acid (e| Kpeclivcy. It there is a lack of any .other vitamin in the diet, that vitamin musl be supplied, tt the condition is largely based o« nervous instability, treatment must be dl- 5. Shculd a person being interviewed for a position, be carsful not to slouch in his chair? What would you do if— Yen are a girl applying for a job in an olTicc. Would you— (a) Wear the sports clothes you have been wearing all summer at home, thmRtnj that it is time enough (a dress like a 10 Tears Ago Speaking of (he old and young taking up "yo-yoing" a mention should certainly be made of Dr. Paul i,. Tipton, at the Blythevillc Hospital. He's really good chough for a contest—wonder who will sponsor one here so he may enter? Cecil Howard, Gerald. Archcy, Don Burton and Kclcey Wright, all of Btytheville, have been awarded marksmanship medals at' the Citizens Military Training Camp at Fort Leavenwprth, Kansas. Five Years Ago An observation tswer, 112 feet high, has been erected at Big Lake, 12 jnilds west of hire, by the government. This loner, which permits a" view of the" entire lake, is .2',i miles northeast of MSnila. • Osceola's new p:st office building will be erected 1 On West Hale avc- iuie. in the block immediately west of-Highway 61. the present site'of the Gil Mastin Garage. W. J. Driver, jr. donated the lot. One Yc.if i\gn A Live-at-Homc prrgram wilt be the- feature' of a booth in the Mid South Fair., at -ifemphis, by Mr. and Mi's. ft. A. Grccnway of Dell. "In the Garden" business woman have a Job? after jou (b) Dress In clothes that would te suitable if you were put to «ork that very day? Answers 1. Yes. 2. Nc. 3. Yes. ' 4. No. He should answer without resentment. ' ' 5. Yes. Best "What Would Yon Do" so- lulion—Ib). Will sets Aside $100 For Death Bed Care PHILADELPHIA (UP)—By pro- vtsl;n of ait tmtistial will, B $160 be- flllcs^ awaits the iiersoit who carcti for Mrs. Florence Shull in hef fatal illness. "£ authorize my extfcntrix to pay the sum of JIOO "to the person wh:, in her judgment, g»v« we; special attention and lovhif care In my last illness." • - Nc back yard of BlythevilW is used more than that ol Mr. alii Mrs. Shelburne Brewer, at 1401 West Main street, who have combined -a flower garden with a recreation spot without spending much money. .... . There is n flrepfacc and oarficcuc pit, a swing with awning and fat- lice for running flowers, all of which were martc by Mr. Brewer who also helped Mrs. Brewer in Ihe planling' of flowers. He "also laid stepping stones for walks. Using eld fashioned bfossoms exclusively, they form a border anti backgroimdn for the crqiiit set and the yard chairs which are in use almost every day and night. Ox At Eastern States Fair ' SPRINGFIELD. Mass. (OP) ' — New England's strongest ox teams will haul aftay for championship titles at the' Eastern States Exposition opening here Sept. 19. Drawing contests will determine New England winner's in (hree wcljht classes nnrt a free-f;r-all group. Teamed in pairs, the o*en wtU draiv stone Uoats a required to3Ui of six rest, owners of the cllamplon o«u will divide $523 in cash prijtfs. .. ......

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