The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 24, 1936 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 24, 1936
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FRIDAY, JULY 24, 193G BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PEOPLE OF K Keen and Viorous at 80 "flic More I Insult Them the More They Adore Me" Says Famed Bnlon BY M1I.TON BKONNER NEA Service Staff Correspondent Copyright, 1930, NEA Service, inc. LONDON, July 23.—"It Is my Profession to chasten morals by rtdicule. "American morals need quite as 1 . .. much chastening ns other people's;; " „!„£ but as they cannot be persuaded "*" 11 "'"}"'' s that there arc other people in the '. ' '.'"' '"'°" s world, and arc convinced that " , I,.,, their morals arc perfect, they (hink I have devoted my life and genius to Insulting them. ''Fortunately, the more I Insult thorn the more they adore me." That, Indies and gentlemen of the U. S. A., is n~ characteristic "happy birthday" message to you from a bright-eyed, bewliLskered English writer whose name you probably have guessed from (he particular brand of literary acid contained in thc phrases above. George Bernard Shaw, who on 7 2<ith reaches the ripe (but George Bernard Shaw . . . after 80 tobaecoless, Hquoiiess, meatless years . . . liis biting wif and his JKIII- bristlliiK. PAGE j. , \1 fill] lart) old age of 80, wnsj answering my question of why he] delighted in writing plays and' , „„ ,. „ ,,, ... ,,„,„„ articles which poke fun at Am-l and p i'emalion." His birthdny • will find "St. Bernard," as he is in Malvern, intently erica and Americans. SIIII Makrs Publishers 1'j'v For Early Neglect ' It was hi contrast to another request for a statement which I made of him a few years ago known in Mnlvcrn, watching how the players' present, "Saint Joan." And, afterwards, he will probably take a swift walk up the steep hill that leads to "The Beacon." Battling. Slcclhcad Knowp As Dempsey of Pacific Norlhwest Streams that, he answered: "No, no and no. Why should I let, you pick. 1 '" 51 40 Iletore 1Ie my brains for nothing, when In! Wo " l ' arac As Dramatist ten minutes I can write down! I]1 miniature, Shaw's long life what I tell you, sign it. send it to Editor Blank over in America and Bet a cheek for one thousand dol- .lars?" There has seemed to be the sound of the rustle of checks or the clink of gold in other encounters, too, which this correspondent has had with the Great Man. But if Mr. Shaw has now ..a hlgl) regard for money, there is a reason. Shaw came to London from Dublin in 187G at the age of twenty and tried to mnke a living by his pen. He wrote five novels in four years and not one was accepted by a publisher. In ' lite first nine years In London he only earned thirty dollars by his writing.. His mother helped him tide over those lean, terrible years. But they probably account for much that.the world knows today: as -characteristics of Shaw. The publishers of .today.-have . to pay a -stiff 'price for liis sliiffTas a vengeance for the neglect ot those publishers of fifty years ago. .jProbably, too, in those days, with |v'ljut a (ew pence in his pocket he I got those habits .which have clung •'!o him for life—no tobacco, no hard liquor, no meat. Money came to mean for him an anchor of .safety in a heartless world. Living poorly fnr so many years furnished him; with one of -the main thesis of many a famous play and many a famous preface he was to write, viz—that all ; evils of modem' life spring from the root of evil—poverty. Gencrnsiiy Demonstrated In Acts of Kindness If III his dealings about his product he seems hard-boiled where thc money end is concerned, nevertheless he is no" mere money-grubber nor money-accumulator. When he got the Nobel prize for literature in 1925, hg turned the money over to the Anglo-Swedish foundation, which, among oilier fine things, backs the trnnslalion into English of great Swedish books. : . , - This writer personally knows of one of the many acts of kindness done by Shaw by slenlth, as it were, and certainly never publicized. Tiiere was a newspaper man who lutd been battered by illness and misfortune. He was an old acquaintance of Shaw's. Hearing of his plight, Shaw wrote a STAMPS By I. S.Klein runs thus: Born July 20, 1850, In Dublin, hU fatlier being a retired law courts official who became a none too successful grain merchant. Educated at a Methodist school until 14, when he got | a job with a real estate agent.' Went to London in line where for some years.he was largely dependent upon what his mother could give him. In 1882 became a Socialist, joined the Fabian Society and edited and contributed to the famous Fabian Essays. Got his first real paying job doing reviewing for the Pall Mnlli Gazette in 1885. Then, under the funny nom de plume of "Conio dl Bassetto," became the musical critic for the Saturday Review, r.8S5-98, that made lamous the initial letters "G. B. S." In his odd moments he began writing plays. Some of them were produced, ? but made small impression. In 1898 lie published these, and kime others under tlic title "Plays Pleasant and Unpleasant." They attracted an enormous reading' public and , provoked" heated discussion. .','-.•. His Literature Required . New Word to 'Describe It As-a literary .mnij. his reputation was made. To describe his writing" a new adjective was added to. the English .language"Shavian." He also ceased ••'. to have financial worries,^having In 1898 married Miss. Charlotte-Payne Townsend, who had a considerable fortune. If lie .lias always gibed at America and : Americans he hns also made targets of the Ireland from whence he sprang and of the England where he lives In the long line of his plays the most famous arc probably: "Man and Superman," published 10CW; "Back to Methuselah," 1921; - "Saint Joan," 1923; and "The Apple Cart," 1923. ' Secure in fame, Shaw is most often called the Voltaire of his tune Like the great Frenchman or the 18th century the 20th century Irishman hns attacked abuses and injustices and -taken the mask from cant, hypocrisy and FIRST CZAR OP THE BULGAPS Pity the Poor Tomato, It is Target For Pests , EERKEYEY "caTdjP) " Th* i« number of/interviews with him- . m tn i« nmh-lhi , . rc - lo ~ self" and gave them to the man. £ ° C rcd PveR etX " In , tl " C ""f, 1 Also he gave him " practical ad- accordhijto ^ report n , ^ vice. He .told, the Journalists not pests st Ln.1 £? i 1 • °" llUI> Xo sell the 'interviews lo .Hi -''---"' ^ b> thc u ""'«sity .,. sell thc interviews lo .Ihe first »'wmcr, but to syndicate them 'nnd , Vft some real money. He did so : ami was tided, over monetarily for ! a long,time. '••• i To Spend Birthday ' Watching "Si. Joan" On the other hand. Shaw can do things which make him seem as hard as nails. One night at a theater this wrHcr saw him sitting in the balcony. A pretty young girl went io him shyly and asked him to autograph her program. He refused. Almost tearfully, upset by the people staring at her, she nskcd again. Once more he refused. It seemed an ungallanl thing, but Shaw knew It he complied with her request he would have no more peace that evening. He would be mobbed by autograph hunters. Shaw will spend his 80th birthday very characteristically For some years now there has been a theatrical season known as the Malvern Festival. It Is held in a theater especially built for the purpose in Malvern In the Worcestershire hills 128 miles northwest of London. Shaw has often written plays whxxse first productions have taken place nt Malvern. Thc main portion of Ihe repertory is Shaw plays. Shaw has been there this year rehearsing the .production of three — Salnl Joan," "On Ihe Rocks" of California. -Among a few of the ,,i-.-, w against which thc tomato has to battle until it can reach n state where it can be placed in security Inside of a tomato c.V, are the corn earthworm, tomato pinwonn, I .tuber moth, tobacco worm, many different species of noctuid moths, several beetles, thrlps, aphlds nnd leaf hoppers. QREEK culture had slood young Simeon,' son of the King Boris, in good stead, and so. when he ascended the throne ol Bulgaria in 893, he brought Greek learning to the Slaw. He even helped translate Greek writings for the benefit of his people.- But Simeon went further, in an effort to increase the power and prestige-of Bulgaria. He'fought back thc Greeks. He chased the savage Magyars.across-the Danube/ And he": extended Bulgnr: territory to the greatest limits in its hislory- Not content with military supremacy. Simeon freed the Bulgnr church from Greek dominance, and set himself up as "Czar of the Bulgars ond Autocrat of the Romans (Greeks)." Bulgar-power was at,its highest when Simeon died in 927. but his son Peter could not carry on his' policies Instead, he sought peace with the Greeks, .revolt spread, and Ihe empire Simeon had built began to crumble. A profile of the great Czar Simeon appears on one of the stamps of Bulgaria, issued in 1929 to commcmo- . rate the mi'l- ] lenary of his . •— — J reign. . .(Copyright. 193 j.-NEA Service Inc.) BV KI.UOTT MF.TOAI.F t NEA Service Special Cor I TACOMA, Wash., July 24.— Here in the norlhwMl, Batt'ltng Salmo Gnlrdnerl abides, awaiting wn'r wI'M man. ' . . • The Battler, commonly known • as StcclliKul, Is n true and gignn- ' tic trout constructed along llghl- Inij line's, and harboring a wnr- ilng nature made struiiB- by. competing against turbulent waters of the Pacific coast. . • | Thc Dempsey ol the finny tribe,' is this gullant warrior. Ho can' take It— and how he can dish it out! . I To combat with him In any wa- j let's Is to know genuine rod and reel competition and thrill. In' the waters of I'ugct, Sound, liow-j ever, he grows larger nnd hns' Ercatcr strength, due to the hardships he encounters In making his wny to the spawning' grounds. • Natural habitat of the stcelhead' is from northern California iii> the Oregon and Washington borders inlc thc vast British Columbia distances. Prior to thc rather recent development of slcclhead fishing as' n sport, the general angling public accepted the fish ' as a stcel- head .snlmon, thc name by which It was commercially known and taken by trails, nets, and oilier forms of commercial gear. Its stalus ns a true trout was not recognized. Washington sportsmen conducted a long war after they realized the sporting value of this fish, ami finally won over commercial interests, making the fls'.i a game prey only. * * A February. Best Month Among the pioneer anglers ot Washington who helped stage this battle Is Attorney -J. W. Anderson of this city. His first ex- uerleuec with this fish came In 190C In the Dungeness river. Since then, he has been one of the most ardent exponents of steelhead fishing. It was ho who discovered that fresh salmon eggs, known as -cluster eggs, .were - the most successful lure, although the 'stcelhead will rise to the fly or grab a spinner. . In late years, the stnte hns set a definite winter season on the fish, including the months of Do- JcembCT, Janunry, and February. The last Is recognized ns thc best month of the three for the sport. Favored rivers are the Cowiltz, Clspus. Clear Water, SaLsop, 'i'ou- tlc,- Nisqunlly, . Skikomlsh, Snohomish, Skykomish, Dungehess, Cednr, Quinault, Ho, nnd Puyallup; The Cowlitz .probably Is the best. Us ice-coltl waters, gushing from thc gigantic Cowlitz Glacier, run' for 120 miles through a rug- linnbla. It is in this stream that gcd setting to reach the great Co- in the village of Khudsorek, Russia, there are no residents except professional poels. WHOPPER Joseph D. Peeler, shown with ins young son, fought, this (ji- Sanlic swarded antagonist off Santa Calnlina Island until after dark before bringing him to fialf, climaxing a spectacular hatlle which lasted 2 hours and 14 minutes. The broadbill, scientifically known ns the xiph- ias Rladius, or "purple glailia- tor of the deep," weighed 397 pounds, and was caught on a slender 21 thread line with n breaking strcnulli ot GO uounds. and upstream, ihe bait being permitted to float downstream much like n wet fly In action. UUlc or no wclBht is used lo take Ihe bait down. The fish strike In different, ways; nt limes there are slight, nibbles, nt others they hit with Ihe power of an nerlnl bomb in Night, In fighting', the slcelhcad's first , Impulse Is to luild ncioss stream I then up or down us lie chooses' Often, In fury of his fight he will (env his own as ho strives lo escape the hook, lie cnu lean with iiny trout, lie has been known to battle for more than im hour. . ' , , Jn Sound .wntcrs, the steclliend .nvcraijca about 8 Ixninds, and hns been known to lop 22 pounds, n risky wclKht to hnmlle with n OVj-ounce rod. | Should you ever enter this country, never place your own rnvrltc • flsh_ nlxms the steclhend, 666 checks MALARIA In 3 il:iys COLDS first day Liquid, Tablets Iteiidnrhr, 30 Salve, Nose Drops mhmles Try "Kufo-My-TJsm"— World's lies! Liniment eonw, native »W put y 9 « on the An ,tom of helium Is formed business end of light tacxle, In- the union of (our atoms' or nydro- irwtuce ou , - irwtuce you o Salmo GalrdneH, and the battling kid will conveit j uu , on me helium weigh, less U»n four of hydr —-.... * T ORANGE,MINT, -80 PROOF 75 PROOF €INf LEMON, 80 PROOF PINEAPPLE,-^80 PROOF INVIGORATING . . REFRESHING NEW FALL TERMS ON FURNITURE Buy now. Pay only a small •payment down and the bul- nnce this Pall. ' HUBBARD FURNITURE CO. , Blytheville, Ark. 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DISTRIBUTED By 1 F, STRAUSS & SON, Inc. , l.illlc Hock, Ark. Glrneoc Illdg. 233 WHO IS JOHN C. ASHLEY GOVERNOR of ARKANSAS John C. Ashley has a long and illustrious ivcovj of public service in high ] ' ^ns of grave rasponsi- He has served the people of his home districts; /embracing '• Izurd county: . FOR SIX YEARS AS PROSECUTING ATTORNEY.. . FOR EIGHT YEARS AS CIRCUIT JUDGE. FOR EIGHT YEARS AS STATE ' SENATOR. As a leader fn the working out of the bond refunding program that restored the state's credit and saved the good name of Arkansas, John C. Ashley led the fight for - the program's adoption in the Senate. ~ John C. Ashley has overcome formidable obstacles to obtain, a well-rounded education. He is well trained by experience and natural aptitude to ably discharge the duties of the office of Governor. John C. Ashley is not a professional politician and does not draw to his support men of that calibre. He is a fearless, constructive, visionary leader who will serve the people independently and honestly. His whole record of public life, backed by a private record totally without blemish, Ts testimonial to the stature of the man. You can vote for' John C. Ashley with a clear conscience. He is truly "Everybody's Candidate for Governor." John C. Ashley is not a "fence- slraditlcr." He has taken B clear and •• decisive, stand on every major issue: JOHN C. ASHLEY FAVORS * Taking a complete inventory of stata government. * More attention by the'legislature to appropriation bills rather than to the enactment of new laws. * Reduction of stnte operating expenses from 20 to 33 1-3 per cent. * No new laws except those absolutely necessary. ; NO NEW TAXES. * Continuation of a sales tax for, schools, welfare work and old age pensions. * Adequate support of. the publio schools and other state schools and colleges. . * Continuation of the present refunding program which he helped to work put and sponsored through th« Senate. . * Settling of the liquor issue by local option. * Living wages and the right of collective bargaining for labor. * Adequate maintenance of the tuberculosis samtorium and. other eleemosynary institutions as economically as possible. * Maintenance of the penitentiary on H cash and paying basis. EVERYBODY'S CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR JOHN C. ASHLEY CAMPAIGN COMMITTH

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