The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 13, 1939 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 13, 1939
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, (APKO COURIER NEWS CQUWSR NEWS. THE COURIER ftE\V5 QO. • ft W. HAI^ES, Publisher i, GRAHAM StffiBURY, Editor F, ^Qiyus, Advertising Manager Sole, National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dailies, Inc., Now : York, Chicago, Do-* troll, St. Louis, Dallas,' Kansas City, Jdemphis. Published Every Aflernoijn, Except siuiday. Entered as second class matter at the post- office. a,t BIjthcvUle, Arkaiisas, under act of Congress. October 9, 1917. §erved l>y Ihe United Press. SUBSCRIPTION RATE? By qa.rr!ei Jn' th'o City of Blytheville, 150 per »eeic, of fj5c pe? nioiitl^ By mall, within~a radius of 50, miles, 53.00 per >ear, $1,60 for six months, 75c fgr, ihrce months, by mail, in postal tfmes two lo six. iiicHis!v.c, $650 per year; in zones seven and eight, $10.00 per, payable In, advance. ^National Unity' and Gou<. rmenC has been a. lot of,' talk ii establishing home sort of a "coalition goveinment" in Washington by means of which the Pi eskleut could have the benefit of the 'zidvxcQ. of the ''best minds" ol Hie country regardless of party There ha:? been a groat (lea) ol' talk about "national unity" in the face of a chaotic \yoild b.cyoiul ow borders. All thjs sort of tiling wants to be thought thiousfh pretty carefully. Ceitainly )t ii true that any prCd- suie exerted on national policies at so ciitical a time fiom the point of view of mere pailj advantage is unthinkable Ceitainly it is true that once a ynl- icy has been legally decided upon by Congress as rein-eseiitatiyes of the people, a "united fiont" will be presented to the world in support of it- Bui \vhdt is just, as certainly net tine is that theie is any obligation on the people to lender unthinking aup- poit to any policies. which they hnvu not had ^s diiect a hand as possible in making Sonie a,rgue that any- ap- peaiai\ce of ^'disunity" might encourage oi discouiagc certain .rulers abroad in certain policies, and that thorcl'or'j the Awoncaii i)eople ought to suspend sill debate on whiit they want to do, and simply do as they- are told, This is not a very cogent argument. In the fust place, we are apt to 0x1155- geiate oiu influence abroad. It is ex- tiemely doiibttul whether the. prospect of Ameiican pailidjittlioii or non-par^ ticipation in Emope's tangled all'airs has any real deterrent ell'cct on any-. bod}' It has not had such an ell'ect in the past, coilainly it did not in 1,917. Theie- is little evidence thai it IIRS done so since. : This countiy, with its. ins.tiuitions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. The chief imigislrate derives all his authoiity fiom the popple. . . . By the fiame of the government uiuJur which wo live, this same people have widely gnen theii public servants bui little power foi mischief. . . . Why shou[d theie not be a pa,tieiit coa(i- dente in the ultimate justice of tin: people? So spoke Abialwrn Lincoln, at a time moie cutical foi the country of his day than this ct.i> of ours. He had faith that the people would decide rightly. He uiged calm thought and careful consideration, not unthinking "unity." The 'time for unity is after the psu- ple have decided on their coui\se, decided in a legal and deliberate manner, OUT OUR WAY aflpr full before that deliberate decision, any "unity" that is siinulatec! by "cpali- tioiis''' and ''councils" is a delusion, per- h.aps a ilnnjfcr. If it be lnj.<> that, the sympathy of most of the American people is already ti\ed. regardjng the Kuropeaii \vs\\; il is certainly not true that there is any unity on what; ought to be. done about it. And until such decision is reached, at least- on broad lines, it is idle to talk of ijnity, Europe knows, and has ampla evidence, that this unity will not, be lacking once dclinite decisions have been reached. Fourth Two of tl\c KCHU- Hui'«cmcii yf Uic Apocalypse ary already v'ding across 'Europe, War and Peath. The 'third, Famine, is not yet iji the. saddle, 1M the ominous food curds that are appearing in Germany and o.Uie.r places show that he is. restless to ri<lo. And the fourth is certain to follow. No less an authority than Dr. Thomas M. Rivers, president of the Inlun.w- tional Congress of Microbiology, • h a s stated that a widespread iiifHieir/a, epidemic is almost certain to ' follow a ' general war. Pestilence rod.e rough. .shod across America in 1918 in the form of the deadly influenza. War in Europe unleashed him then, and war in Europe ; will unleash ; him a g a i n, avers the doctor. Only too little progress lias been made in providing a spec.iiic cure since the death wave of tOlS found physicians almost helpless. This, too, the "statesmen" of Europe have unchained upon trje world. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1.3, 1939 SIDE OUNCES by Gajbralth • SERIAL STORY WORKING WIVES 'BY LOUISE HOLMES COPYRIGHT-, 1039. NEA SERVICE, INC. . T, M, ncc o. s. PAT. ojr. "Wajit a copy book, a pencil and sonic of those Jilile v ttars Jilrr- fonrluM'c m-n '• r • ' use. THIS CURIOUS WORLD 'illiam j,io,ii Detiri Fritx Kuhii, lei\(lev of the «erniaii- Arnerican Bund, is <ib.o,ut as exaspevat- ing an individual in his public activities as can be imagined. But with the war only a. week old, K«hn has already done Germany inore harm with his mouth than the French have done to that country with .their citnnon. • Therefore, the movement tha.t lias already begun, aimed at deporting Kuliti forthwith, ought not to be. 'encouraged. Let's not fa.ll hnined^t.tly ill to a. hysterical, deportations delirium. The best service America can'dp lor the world right now is to try to keep its head, its sanity, and its'" sense of humor,. ' * SO THEY $AY Tl.eros. „„ sense |,, 0(Jr wndljl( , a|lot| . pEdttfonary forco over to Europe. There . much pxouso last Umc.-ScrgeaiH A } v i u . c Yc , k World War J^erp, ••,..> * » ' « Those vnengfft lu espionage will no lonscr fin.a this cpHiilry n l,n, w hunliiig ground for Uiclr activili«,-Atton.oy General Frank Mm- phy. - .. . * * * Oiu- olyilizaUprt is in delirium, the result of its own UMthinking.-A, p. Qainttbcll, Cumuli*,, cdi'- lor. ' * * » Coii'l ask mo (lucslions aljput (.ho fulnro,—J V Morgnn, nnuiicicr. * » t I think- there Is no rensoii lii ti, e whole world for any war.-Br.iph Maria Remarque, aulhor. SERVED* /V\AN AS FOOD LONG. BEFORE THEV BECAME. E'EAST.S' OF HAVE LEARNED, TO A\AKE " ' " ' PROM . ./HERE IS THIS ) CURIOUS. FORMATION v , LOCATEC) AfMP WHAT ) ?-/? 1 IS IT CALLED 2 ' , . II is ?" exposed volcanic core in northeast W and H kiiown as the Devil's Tower. It was set apart >r • " i tot V. _ p... Naliona.I Monument. ---- NEXT: Two' plinta fa aas. CI1APTKK III heart sank. Had she not made practically the same move 10 years ago? Ever/ day she seemed to be drawing usurer to the abyss into which Aiii'ic Doran lud crashed. Shu said sharply, "We've never felt the need of \>\\ understudy. Miss Herrod 1ms been able to handle my work when necessary." Miss Ilcrrocl had been with Ihe office for 20 years. She was a plain, unimaginative person, thoroughly satisfied with her position us bookkeeper. "Miss Herrod is gelling old," Mr. Fellows objected. "She's only 38." "Well—that's getlin;; along." Marian wauled lo say, "But she's sale—she doesn't want my job." Thirty-eight—gelling along —in six years Marian would be 38 —and the last six years had passet like ;i brief, monotonous whiff of nothing. "You're unfair," she remarked with spirit and the frankness engendered by years of acquaintance. "You men are just getting started at 38." Using Miss Herrod as si subject, she was arguing in her own behalf. He shrugged. "Just the same, Herrod is getting old. We can't lei the office go to" seed. We've got to be constantly on the lookout for new talent and fresh slants." - "You're not planning to lei Miss Herrod go—?" fearfully. He pursed his lips. "i\'o. Her job doesn't demand personality. J'.ong as she can mannntl.ile figures she doesn't need ;i figure." t * * MniE telephone buzzed and Marian answered. "Marian—this is Carma." "Oil, yes, Carma—when did you get back?" Carma's yearly trips abroad were the envy of her friends. "A week ago." "Why haven't you called me for lunch?" Possibly Carma hud found ;> suitable winter outfit for her in Paris. Marian's mind made a hurried and doubtful estimate of her bank account. "1 haven't been in the mood. Mai-inn—have, you heard about Pete?" Carma's voice was thick and unsteady. i "Yes, D;m told me." I : "I've got to sec yon. -Meet me for lunch, will you?" [ "Of course—12:30—I'll reserve Ihs; corner table at Jaques.'" Replacing Ihe instrument, Marian attacked the mail, slitting the envelopes and glancing at (lie con- Icnls. Making several piles oE the open letters, her mind reycrled to Sally Blake. "Perhaps Sally should be given a lillle more opportunity," she said, putting out a feeler. Mr. Fellows answered promptly, "I think so." She couldn't let il go al thai. "On the oiher hand," she said thoughtfully, "1 don't know as it p;iys to spend loo much time on the young girls. You get them (rained, gel lo depending on them, • and Wagon Days Continue for Ohioan, 80 I YOUNGSTOWN, O. (UP) —. Ed Charles, a Churchill grocer for 51 years, celebrated his 80th birthday by makii>s hLs tri-weckly visit lo this city in a horac nnit wagon. Charles and his horse rmd wagon I Is n fnmiliar sight shout the cits'. . He never has driven an automtbite ^, and says he isn't plannint; to buy one. In any kind of wcallier lie makes his three trips to the city every week and parks beside no parkin? signs, wherever he can find a vacant spot. Policemen are tp: amazed (o do anything about it because there is nothing in the regulations to cover Charles anil his "rig." and about th be married." time they leave to Grant Fellows was cither completely sold on Sally or in an argumenlative mood. "You left to bo married," he said. "You fried it out, but you came back afler YOUfJOSTOWN, O. (UP) —Roy Collins, of Ardmore, Cfcla., doesn't mind If lie stays in jail here. Roy. 10, was arrested for train-hopping here. He wore only one shoe and that was lost when policemen ar- rtsted him. Police bought Collins a new pair of shoes and a pair of socks. about .....^ mighty glad lo get back, if I remember rightly." Dan v/ouldn't he here today if :l been able lo gel any- Haoc. JOH ever Id Dan imagine that be., k tyo«</er/u(?" Mr fel- (oiw uior<ts brought hack memories h Marian. CoM she eve, c.\f.cft lo have thai same confdcnce, thai same, unselfish loac agam? They had been so liappy. tips in a reflective altitude. "I thought Dan was slaied to be sales manager a few years back. The head of bis company talked enthusiastically about him to me. What happened?" "I don't know— exactly." Marian did know, she remembered the incident wilh bilterness. There bod been a Question as to whether Dan or Sims Crane should receive the sales managership. The fact that Sims had a dependent wife and two children had tipped the scales in his favor. Marian had refused to blame herself at Ih'u lime and she siill clung to the theory thai, if Dan had been good enough, capable enough— "flow's he getting along now?" Mr. .Fellows persisted. "Just the same," she said, "fie makes just what he did when we were married. He was cut during the depression—thql's; when I came back lo work. Now lie's drawing $35 a week again." •'Thai's prelly good, considering the times. Mighty few of us are making -what we were 12 years It was a surprising o tion and behind i!. "But we couldn't live on il—" "b'urc you could. Thousands of. families in this country live on much less.. It just takes a litlle management. There's a budget to fit every income." Marian wrinkled her nose disdainfully. "Budget—f hate the very sound of the word." "Too many modern women feel )iko that. It's the answer to the ever-increasing number of women in offices and stores." Marian stared at him. Was ho paving the way to tell her that she had a husband who earned, that her place should be given to a girl who was dependent upon herself? In Ihe present economic lulionary ideas into his head? And why the sudden interest in Dan? "Maybe Dan would be happier, though I doubt it," she said, with 2n cdginess iu her tone which had become noticeable during the past year, the year since Sally's coming • to the office. "But I wouldn't bu happier. I've stepped up my way of living and I can't come down." "How 'do you know you'd have to slay down?" He did have something in his mind. Apprehension made Marian's hands unsteady. "I've an idea that if Dan were on his own—i£ il were up Ip him— he'd surprise you by getting somewhere." Mr. Fellows leaned toward her, shaking a finger impressively. "Listen, my dear—you've done everything lo hold Dan back. You've robbed him of bis rightful place in society, the head of a home. You've shown hjni up, as it Were, shamed him before his fallow men." Marian could not lake her stricken eyes from his face. They were stricken with fear, not self- as a surprising ouserva- condemnation. She refused to ad- Manaii felt something mil the truth in Mr. Fellows' pronouncement. He continued. "I'll tell you something. A man will work his fingers to Ihe bone, he'll do y/ith- out ovcrylhing he wants, in the world, to provide for Iijs wife. All he asks in return is. that she think him wonderful—think him the big boy. you ever let Dan imagine for one moment that he i:; wonderful?" Marian said noil,ing. There had been a time when she thought Dun wonderful, when she believer! in him. Her memory carried her back to those happy days. Could she ever hope to have that same confidence in Dan again? That And you were stress there v.-as a (rend (hat way. , , , ' lcarL tat where in the business world. t * * M R. FELLOWS leaned back in !•»;.- ,.i,..:_ i___<- i • ~ .. - unselfish love? But you could only believe so long. After unending disappointment you gave up, you gave--up whether you wauled to or noi. I j Angry tears slung behind her eyes. before talked like this; inj Grant Fellows turned back lo Ill's fact, he had been quite instrumental in helping Marian out of her role as homemaker. -l Had Sally Blake put.the rovo- By JR. Williams QUR BOARDING HOUSE .with Major Hoopla / / IVE tWD ASQtfT AtL OF THIS I QWJ STAMP-.-1; DOf^T CARE IP THEge 15, MONEY" iw R^IS.- 1NG FBOGsVj'M TIRED 1T?Y-" NO TO COOK AU_-QUF> i VEA.RS W (\UTOMOBILE ; WILL GROSS FIM& TIMES 3ss QWIDEO BY 00 -DAYS, MULTIPLIED BY 3Q,pOO.OOO •*-. THt WUPABER OP HE'S MULTI-pLYlt'J 1 &.LL THOSE TADPOLES IN! THE CREEfc AND BWW& ALL THOSE COCWMG UTENSILS IMTO THE'HOUSE <-~<, GUESS I'D BETTER. BE SU3TRACT1M FOR TUOSli . .. 'Ev/ERV fAQ.TORlST WILL HAVE TO "BUV f\ N£ NOT SHQRTEM THE LIV-'E OF TUP L'E TO SO to^YS > A^!0 LIFT THE V^OFITS It^TO TWE B!,mM . WW AWTHER3 GET GSAY • THE FAMILY DOCTOR;I dominion, blnviroiimcnl At'fee I Man's Chance* ol' Beeoinino- Athlete ISV Wi. MOKIIIS KtSHMt.Ni physical tittle Kililor, Janrnal of llic American! «".'.. * MciliralAssochlion, 1,11,1 <f ! The British Royal Air Force U',BS llygciA, llic tiealli, Magaiinc the •••10-millimclcr test." The man Many a man who Is npablo of i who is tested sits with-his nose climbing to Ihe. top of the hi 3 he5t ; slopped by a clamp. By breathing mountain:; cannot live satisfactrry air cul through a suitable' mouth- , '."'I .''.. !.'', c _ ™" :ilti "" 5 °. ( "'", j iMcce, he maintains a column of! ~ " ' '""' " .t a height of 40 milli- j A mail who is capable o; miming 'a j niemn;; a punch r-rcM all day Ions may 1:2 i un;iblo lo r.w a l»:it for a mile. | (•'or phjsical (jtiicii is sameJl'.at! of an Individual \iropOiition huvinj i niEters as long as he is able. The o'octor takes the rate of his pulie ! every other five seconds. j If the condition is satisfaolory,' to do with the c:iidiltar; unlcr | the pulse rate remains almost '• which one lives and woiks. | unaltered for a minute or longer. Experts in physiology have trie,1; If (he condition is not sMisfar.lo; . ciesk. "Lsf. the iiUtc Biakc girl take my dictafion today," he said. (To Be Continued) Aclolphc believes the fc25t index of physical fitness is the rato al which Ihe heart return 1 ; lo n rirml after exercise. As a rule, slov/inj of the heart hejins 10 to 13 secandf; after the exercise stops and con- linuc.s regularly wilh a return to Ihe rc.Mins rale within -15 scran::;;. There are many athle'.es. pnr- ticiUaiiy }:n^ distance runners, for whom this lest v.iil not apl'li. They develop an iiulomntlcily or roulliu: ol conduct which takss Uiom oul- side many cf the rule;; for testing physical fitness. What makes a supcr-aililetc !•< not necessarily a iiormul conuilion of his heart, his blood vessels or his musclffi. but a sense of o -ordination that is difficult to m^asuic by any'diinj except Hie, iwrlormaure In Jhi:h the suiicr-alblcta exceli. to, «ork out tests ;f physical nt- nc;s which could be api;hc:l as v routine lo all hunia,n bcintjs. W.> can measure the blood prcrsiire and the pulse rales, but what, v;v> t\ es t to ku:.'-l5 the ab'.lity ol th: h;ar!, la respond to umisu'u! conditions. Many lests have been \\orked onl. In one. Ibc subject tauls ver in times and the pulse Is recorder! to see how louij il takes the lu-orl Ui ici'iin to UK uoiinal r.\ts>. 'the ability of the iv.'.-nht r systein to respond p;oinp;iy to exceptional cflovt and ta rct;iv;i to n.rmal In the propsi time. lore, is the basis of must. I o. pulse rale fluctuates promptly. Sir Ac-.lphe Abrahams, v/ho V; n physician specializing in the care cf athletes, docs not believe that this Is particularly a good lest for athletes. He believes that the best lest of physical fitness Is the relation of the rate :f the heart lo exercise. Among some of Ihe common tots aro Ilitinj of a weight over a urcd distance f;r a given number ol times, vumiin; up and down a night of stairs In a ll.\ed lime. raJiins and lo.iieriiig the anus ancl, opera ting a stationary bicycle. Sir Foresees Boom Of Phosphate Industry POCATELLO, Ida. (OP)—Pr:- ('.uction of )>hospliatc «oon may beccme one of Idaho's principal Industries because the Gem stale Is cup of the leading potential producers of phosphate in the nation, Dr. Harrison c. Dale, president ol Hie University of Idaho, said nt the Western Ph.osuh.alc Conference here. Dale p:i]iicd out tha't phosphate is an important and necessary product in war times. He said H ako was valuable agriculluvally us a tcrtilisor. Vast deposils pi" Ihs mineral are available in lp,v giatlf ores in Idaho. U-'joniing, Utah aiii M.ntana.

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