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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 21, 1938
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fcAGE THE BLYTHEVITjLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. K, W. HAINES, Publisher J. GRAHAM SV'DBURY, Editor SAMUEL F. NQRRIS, Advertising Manager Sole Natton,«u Advertising Representatives: *fkansai Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered ni secoid class matter at tho post uffice at BlyUieville, Arkoiisas, under ncl of ' Congress, October .9,. 1B17. Served by jlic Ujillcd Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the City oi Blythevllle, 15c )icr week, or 65c per molilli. By mail, within n rntilus of BO miles, $3.00 |>er year, $1.60 for six months, 75c for Ihrco months; by mall !n postal zones two to six, Inclusive, $5.50 per year; In zones wven anil eight, $10,00 per year, payable In advance. The Lion Assumes a New Expression If the Fates have a of humor, ' they must bo indulKiug in a <i>'i^ chuckle these days over the t\acet- things that are hai>]iening to the well- known British lion. Time was when tliis lion bared his teeth ami claws on Hie slightest |H'o«a- cation, and hart a growl that s=tiil le=,s- cr folk scurrying (o cover nl Us (ir;;l j'unible. But that, apparently, \v;ui before the "realistic" foreign policy of the present British government was adopted. Under this policy the i(l( j n scorns lo be to go to practically any lengths lo conciliate anybody who acts lough. It is, indeed, carried so far thai it would be positively scriptural hi its turn- the-other-cheek manner, if it wero nut being accompanied by the most prodigious armament expenditures over heard of. • Anyway, it nil seems to come to a head down' in Mexico right now, with Mexico calmly suspending diplomatic relations with Great Britain and perkily reminding London that the British war debt to the United Stales remains in default. This is the soil of thing that would have been inconceivable a few year.-! ago. Kipling's "lesser breeds without the law" was meant to include practically everyone outside the British umpire, but most of. all it-referred to pco- pie like Mexicans. Killing n'pist be turning, over in liis grave' at' the very thought, r.f Mexico telling England where to head in. Now all of this adds up to something. U is simply the logical result of the kind of foreign policies the Baldwin and Chamberlain governments have' been pursuing in recent years; and while those policies are not any particular business of ours, the results which they lead to arc well worth our study. Iii the last few years the. world has seen the emergence of a new kind of nation: the braggart-in-arms, as you might call it, which openly proclaims its contempt for the opinion of the rest of the world, takes what it wants whenever it feels strong enough to do so, am] scoffs loudly at the mere suggestion that the world make a sincere effort to settle its differences peacefully. The present British government seems to have decided to play ball with that kind of nation; to condone seizures of Ethiopia and Austria, violations of treaties, and menaces directed at peaceful nations. By so doing, it has simply invited oilier nations to act the- same wiij— to disregard protests and try any course of action that they think thoy can gel away with. Apparently llio lesson was not lost on Mexico. ( COURTS mm Gunfire Resumed A three-month dry spell turned the trees in France into kindling. It swopl through the forest of the Argonno, and 500 soldiers were scut from a neighboring garrison lo light it. In the forest there was suddenly intermittent Ihumlor . . . wild bursts of shell lire. Shorlly the .soldiers understood. Buried shells, hundred:} of llu'in, were exploding in the heal and bursting from their graves after 20 years of .silence. That sudden arrival of a little Hell on wheels must have stopped those men dead in their tracks for a moment. When they recognised what it was, did the recognition give to any omotibn but a momentary wonder? The chances arc that if a dramatist had conceived (lie scene ho would have had them shocked into the realization ol' how recent the World War actually was, had them rclleclinjr on the warlike aspect of the world now, and bad them moved lo making resolves lo do Komelhing about it. But U wasn't, a play, and (he soldiers were neither dramatists nor ac- IOI-H, and the chances arc that what they were thinking about when the .job was done was how long it would take' to get back lo the garrison and supper. Ethiopia is far from hiivlng been conquered by tile nriny of invasion.—Ilailc Selnssie. » * * I naw more good-looking girls on Fifth Avenue in ten mimitcs Hum I saw in tturupu in ti year.—A. a. Wurslmwsky, American painter living in Purls. ' * « Nothing can ever lake the place of old-fnsh- iomct religion in the home.—Mrs. Grace Noll Croivell. chosen American Mother of 1038. » » • U pence Is ever to come to the world it will not conic merely by joining 1]C ;,ce societies. It, •HIM come by facing fuels and accepting responsibilities.—Lady Nancy y\slor. » » • ••Dcmocrncy-pljsolete term of government still practiced in North America. Sec Dictator" -Dcnn Inge of- l.oiirtoii. "quoting" from n dic- lionnry of the future. * * » This problem will be with us for years. There • Is no panacea for lU-Gov. Frank" Murphy of Michigan on the problem of unemployed youth » ' * « There is too much Interest in crime itself, but not enough In its prevention.—Warden Lewis E. Laives of Sing sins prison. » » » Any jn;m who says he doesn't want to be president is not truthful.—Herbert Hoover. OUT OUR WAY SIDE GLANCES By George Clark "N(J», please King your (idle SOM«. Mr. Walts is a very i»Ui()i-<iiii( executive and il might do daddy lots of i>owl." William Ferguson SQCNTISIS ARE ABLE "TO DETERMINE THE.AGE5 OF METEORITES THEV QDNTAIN/ SOME OF THE STONES APPEAR. TO BE KAPOK TREE WRAPS ITS SEECS INI A THE S.&2QS; ROULED INI A WATER.-PKCOF; VEBMIN- FIBRE, ARE PACKED IN A .HARD-SHELLED /WAN- USES THE FIBRE con mt BV w* SERVICE. TSC. SCIENTISTS at Uic lUnssaclntsclts Institute of Technology have been probing into Ihc iigca of some of the earth's nictcorilc visitors, with results. Exploding atoms of radium, givinfi oil lifiiuin, lead and energy, furnish Ihe information about the undent sloncs. The same mclliotl is used in dclcrmining Ihc ace ol out own ciirth. NEXT: ivlicrc (here is no miilnlglil. JMVilliams .NOW, MA, DON'T VOU TOUCH THEM X'LU DO 'EM WHEN 1 GET MOME OOH, WHV CAM'T DON'T WORRY ABOUT THEM- H/WE A, GOOD TIME X GET AWAY WITH THKV 7 IF I SAV "DON'T TOUCH THAT RAKE ER LAWM MOWER, I'LL DO IT WHEN X GET HOME"— NOBOPV EVER. POPS TOUCH 'EM! BUT TH' DISHES--OH, THAT'S DIFFERENT! Vv^MV MOTHERS-GET GRAY The Family Doctor T. K. IUC- K & Pat OK. "One-Sidedness" in the Use Of the Eyes !!V Hit. ItlOlilUS FISIIDKIN l.'dilur. Joinnal iif Ilic American IMrdiral Association. ;uul cif Ilyffcia, Ilic Hc.iKh Alagavlnc Human beings are one-sided. All of us know lhat we arc cither left- landcd or right-handed. Few rcal- v.c, however, lhat we are also uhl-eyccl or left eyed. Otic eye lends the other, and Ihc leading eye Is called the dominant eye. II has been believed that this is probably due lo Ihc (act that one porlion of the brain has con- Iro! beyond that of another portion. We know 1 that it Is possible to train people who incline to left- handrdness to be right-hamlcd. and that Ihis sometimes produces difficulties of co-ordination in other activities. The fiuestion hns been raised ns to whether or not eyes may be suitably trained in relationship lo control. Recent studies of this question Indicate that ocular dominance Is more characteristic, of the higher forms ol animals lhau among Ihe lower forms. Kumnn beings usually pictrr one eye or tlm oilier in sighting n rifle. It .seems likely that when weapons nml tools were first created in the development of mankind, I hey soon found that holding wilh one hand and slglilliiB with one eye helped lo do away with double Images and gave greater .tccwncy. Apparently there is a definite relationship between (he dominant, side of the body and Ihc dominant oyc. Right-handedness and right- eyedricss arc found in about 85 per cent of people. Ptirc .tefl-lmiKlcdnoss and left- cycdncss occurs in from 5 lo to per cent, and ability lo work equally with either left or right sides in another S to 10 per cent. One investigator who examined a Brent number of people found lhal pure right-handedness and right- cycrtness occurs In 16 per cent; slnistrsillty. or pure leU-handed- ncss nurt lelt-cycdncss. in 9.3 per cent; and right-liaiKlcdncss with Icfl-cycdni'ss in about. 13 per cent. Apparently the ocular dominance is cstiibllsl-cd very early in life. The wearing of glasses docs not seem to affect this condition, nor is it a peculiarity of one sex or the other. Obviously, these are facts which must be (nken into account in the training of individuals for all sorU of work involving co-ordiualion of movements of Ihe hands and ot the eyes. Falcons Kcliirn To Old Home MONTREAL (UP) - A pair ot peregrine falcons which nested .in Montreal last summer again have returned lo their perch atop the Sun Life building. The falcons, members of Ihe hawk family, have caused nullc a stir nmoiiB bird lovers nml ornithologists. Film Shows Slnmarh al Work LONDON (UP) — The "inside" story of the human stomach's struggle in thciproccss of digestion Is told in n film wtycii will be shown for Ihe first lime at a gathering of scientists In Belgium. CAST or JAI'Kli; l)i;.\X—liirolnci klic .Willed (.1 By. ItlXilifl JJHHI li.VJJII—lii'ri,| he' viiuli-il lu foht'llu. uruttisikhtrf. IICHV1, Jlltl.KOSK—1\ cull h j VJilvttf j,fir Kcmlcil KOKIT. i;VI-:i,V.\ l.A I'AIUJI;—JiH'JilrS lumber) *he ivnnlrd n MUti-lu-liuv. t * * Yt'Nli>ri!nyi Jackie ruvlim tit lt>»Kt'r'ff Ijrilirlclr, An ciinnumig l'll>- rnmilra 1,,-r mill [lu-u »l,i> «iid« llerj-1 Mclroie lini iirrlvcil fir* I. CHAPTER XVII t JJERYL MEUIOSE w;is slaying at (lie same hotel willi Jackie. Slie had been staying (here ever since Roger liatl been round and removed (o Ihc hospital. The moment she hud received word lhal the silver plunc had hceu forced down she had boarded the first transcontinental ship headed back Easl. Tlio nurses told Jarltie, over and over, how wonderful Mrs, Melrose )>ad been. They said il was doubtful if K'igcr could have held on lo Hie slender thread of life without her. She Imd scarcely left liis side, day or niglil. She wns wonderful to Jackie, too. Not only was she cheerful and kind, bill, she made every effort to be friendly and lo win the younger girl's liking and confidence. There were many long hours thai they had lo spend in each other's company, not only in Hie hospital ;il .Roger's side, but they had many meals together, look walks around (lie little old- fashioned (own, talked far into the night after they had returnee! to their rooms. Jackie had to admit, to herself al least, that she did not know how she could have pulled through this trying time without Beryl. But she admitted this reluctantly, too. For Jackie did not \vant to grow to admire Mrs. Mclrase; siic was not eager to be friends with her. V * 4 1ACKIE would not have been " human if she had not resented the fact that Beryl had readied 'Roger's side first—and that lie practically owed his life to her. It is not easy to love someone whom you know another person loves too. U was not easy lo stumble, unwittingly, U p on t) le E0rt of scc ,, e ihnt Jackie came upon several dnys after her arrival. Roger had been improving steadily, if very slowly, so that now the crisis hacl passed, lie hart suffered a severe head wound a double-fractured arm and a bad ankle, but there seemed no question as to his full recovery. He was still extremely weak; it wouid take weeks before lie would be slrong again; Ihe shock alone was not one from which he could recover rapidly. He mis able to talk a lilfie now, though not allowed to overtax his strength, fie could be propped up cm pillows for a short while cadi day. Jackie and Beryl usually look turns now visiting him, chatting cheerfully and impersonally —as orders slil! remained that he was not lo be excited—reading aloud, or just silling in (lie room while he dozed. The miiming of Ihis particular day, Jackie had spout with him. She planned to write a few letters in Ihe afternoon, while Beryl was at the hospital. "I'll slay until you come," Beryl said, in parting. "Don't feel that you have to hurry, Jackie. Take time lo do a tew flings for yourself today. You should, now that Roger is improving so much." "1 will," Jackie said, "isn't it grand thai he's coming along so well? lie seemed so much more like himself this morning, f won- dci- how long it will be, Beryl, before Roger can leave the Iioipi- tal?" She would like some definite news lo wrile her mother. Oh! (lie world was a grand place, HOW (hat Roger was going lo be all right. Jackie felt more like herself, too; her heart was light again, with relief and joy &.id gratitude. « * * JJERYI, said, "I am going lo have a conference wilh Dr. Wntson today. Then we ought to know pretty definitely how much longer it is going to lake for Roger to mend. Though what counts is (he fact that lie will gel well. You know, Jackie," her lovely dark eyes grew sober, "if iie hadn't— if anything serious had happened to Roger— I —I should have blamed myself for il. I should never have forgiven myself— never!" This was the first *ime Beryl had let anyone glimpse through her carefully guarded reserve. Jackie was surprised—and moved. "You must not feel that way," she said. "It wouldn't have been your fault, Beryl." Of course she knew why Beryl felt that way; it was because she iovcd Roger. "I can't help it," Beryl said, and for another brief moment, her eyes again belrayed her secret. Then she smiled, adding in'her usual quiet manner, "But how foolish to talk this way even! Now that we know Roger will be all right—and are so thankful." She said goadby once more and went on her way, t * * JACKIE was ieeling entirely J made-over, late lliat afternoon as she mounted the steps to the | hospital. She felt a singing sort of I happiness deep within her, as she had not felt since that dreadful ' day when Roger's ship had ,'• irashcd down from tha skies. i For the first time the long nar- ' row hallways of the hospital failed i to subdue and sadden her witivB their gloomy silence. She hurri^i 1 towards Roger's door, nt the far" end, not dreading now what she would meet within these walls- hut walking lightly, firmly with quick, confident steps, and actually daring fo hum a gay little tune underneath her brealh! Soon now, Roger would be well again; he would leave this place forever. He would grow strong and brown and whole. AH that liad been would be as though it nad never happened, this terrible accident, these anxious days of waiting and worrying—even all that had gone before that. For when Roger was entirely well Jackie would tell him that Til that had been between them :irui not been make-believe, pretense; she would tell him that .heir trial engagement could be a :r»e one, if he wanted it to be. She would let him see how much she loved him. She would even ell him, if necessary! She would be proud to tell him, glad . . . Now at his door she slacke^ej; icr sfeps, curbing-their eagerness' The door was slightly ajar; shi would push it open gently and surprise Roger and Beryl. She had irought a surprise, too, purchased )n her way; a lovely, colorful much of spring flowers, gay as the ,varm sunshine streaming, in. hrough the window, playing on Roger's narrow, high, white bed. He was propped up, ever so slightly, against his pillows. But le did not see Jackie in the doorway. His eyes were on Beryl, who knelt at his side, her beautiful dark eyes fixed on his, their expression again unguarded, without reserve. She leaned forward low and caught Roger's free hand n hers. She pressed it swiftly, with infinite tenderness and passion, io her lips, then lay her head lown, her shoulders shaking with, ong-drawn sobs. Jackie did iLot,wai\,to see more. She turne'd' ; a'ria'tvalk'ed quietly down the' -long silent hallway again, the flowers still clasped in, ler arms. ( .(To Be Continued) , «.! The Editor's Letter Box May 20, 1938 'o the editor Jlythevllle Courier News Sir: WHY STRAV DOGS? I read the ilcm in yesterday's a per about tile mad dog with inch interest. Several times ilur- iC the day I have been reminded y the stray dots running up and own the streets. If the clog ycs- crday's paper told about is known o have bitten fiflccii dogs and il s whereabouts is unaccounted for t Icar.t » portion ol the time that was known to have been mail, n't it dangerous ior any of ur, to jntuie out on the streets from ow un as Ion;; as inivaccinalccl, nliccnscd, unknown, and totally worthless dogs arc allowed the freedom of our streets and sidewalks? In the writer's humble opinion no dog should be allowed in the city unless vaccinated and 'licensed and no dog should ))c per- nnltwl upon Ilie streets unless muzzled and fastened to the end of n chain. Is there no law against stray dogs? Arc there no funds or no officer whose dirty it is to kill them? Just why do we always have to have Hocks of good for nothing dogs to clutter up the town and carry this terrible disease? ITours very truly Chas. A. Wood. Circus Clown Too Real CONNEAUT, O. (UP)-A circus which played here was minus one of its clowns for a day because police believed his clowning was loo real. They said lie had been performing his clowning under stimulus of spirituous liquids and made him a guest of the city jail for several hours. Head Courier News Want Ads. Announcements the Courier News fins uten su thorlzeci to make formal announce menl of the following candidate for public office, subject to th Democratic primary August ». For County Treasurer n. L. (BILLY) GA1NE9 For Sheriff and Collector HALE JACKSON (For Re-election) County Coiirt Clerk T. \V. POTTER For County Tax Assessor W. W. (BUDDY) WATSON BRYANT STEWART For County and Proobaic Judge DOYLE HENDERSON S. L. GLADfSH (For Re-election) For Circuit Ooittl C'tcrt / V HARVFTY MORRIS ' y For Contify HcpreMnlali?e« W. W. FOWLER L. II. AUTHY 5VOODROW HUTTON )UR BOARDING HOUSE with Major Hopple!? I'M &-B-BETTIN' B-B-BERRIES THAT 1 CAM T-T-TAKE THREE AVMATCHES AWAY AMP P-p-pur BACK T-T-TWO AWP STILL MAVE TH' S-S-SAME PIGLIRE THAT TH' M-M- MATCHES MAKE , P-P-PERCV, YOU'RE THB ' ON.LY owe WMO C-C-CAM'T KUW,S-S-SO YOU HOLO S-S-STAKES' MIS H6AD WILL POUWD LIKE A FLAT WMEEL BE PORE ME BEATS RIGHT TLJWE OKI AMt7 YA GOTTA HAVE SAME NUMBER OP 3LJST LIKE THERE IS r- 'C HCW X MATE V -ro DO -THIS/ H^ 'TpME PU'Z-'ZILB = U TAKE MATCHES AWAY AKJD PUT BACK TWO-RETA1MIWQ THE SAME OP THE SAME PESK5M ' HE BIG BET 15 COPB. 1?38 BY NEA SCBV1CC. IMC.' T. M. DE

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