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BLYTHEVlLLE, (ARK.y COURIER NEWS 'THE BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS t THE .OODRIER NEWS CO, FUBUSEBRB ' ',. , \ O, R. BABCOCK, Editor ( H. W. HAINES. Advertislu* Bete National Advertising Representatlvei; Dallto, Iiic,' Hew York, Chicago, , Detroit, St Louis, Cilia*. 2aiiAU City, Memphis , Published Every Afternoon Except flunday " ^Entered ns, second class matter »t the post office at Blytncvjlle, Arl.aa.sas, under act el Congress, October 8. 1917. Served oy tne United Presi •SUBSCRIPTION RATES . •By earner in the City 01 BlythevIDe, ISo per •f«k, or J«-60 per year. In advance. By mall, wiuim a radius of 50 miles, 13.00 per year; $1.60 lor six months, 75o lor three months; by mall In postal ?ones two to six, inclusive, 16.50 per year; In rones seven and el«ht, »10,00 per 5ear, payable In advance. Land Aplenty Assures Us Against Collapse the •NiiUoiui! Resources Committee, ^vhicli has jubt completed for President Roosuvelt an extensive survey o( oui 1 soil .",iul its ills, l)CKius its report by calmly i>ralictini> that American civiliwition will collapse completely unless men conic to flic I-PSCUU of the soil they have misused. "The fact is," says the report, "most of tlia territory occupied by the United Slates is not naturally suited Tor .1 permanent civilization. It is like the land of the Mayns of Yucatan or the land of Itabylon—a rich country where civilixalion can (lash into a bla/.e of ({lory and then coll.ipse in n few generations into ruin. "Our soil," the report continues, "is not enriched by the usual methods of .cultivation, hut impoverished. I5y the norm.il piocesscs of our farm ing, our mining, and our lumhcrint;, we create a dc&crl. . . . Any nut ion whose land naturally tonds to turn inlo desert must cither take measures to preserve the land or it will surely die." Thill; sounds .very bud;'but there is worse to come. The report points out that other nations with funning land which had thai desert-creating tendency, have been able to stay in business only by regimenting their people and undertaking colossally expensive public works programs. The empires of ancient Peru arid Egypt, which im- IJOsqd tin ant-like discipline on the' 1 masses aa the price of survival, !U'C caEce in -point. ' ,,$- v ',' f i!y this time, a man who takes gov- ,cniyiuwl report-, seriously might well be- icady to sell out and move to Zambomiga or some equally remote spot. But it is just beic, with the sky darkened on all sides, that Ihe Resouices Committee lets in a strong gleam of sunlight. After all, il points out, the United Slates is a big country—unbelievably big. If it has millions of acres of soil that should not be farmed as we now farm il, il has other millions of acres which, with a little care, can be farmed until,doomsday. It can afford Jo restore whole sections to grassland, for instance; to a\oid overgrazing; to lul t forests back on mountain .slopes too steep for permanent cultivation; to farm only that land which can be farmed without risk —for it has land, land, and to spare. In other woids—we face a serious emergency, and we have got to map out a long-range program for proper land use. IJul we can do it without breaking ourselves. This will continue to be a land of plenty evx'ii after we have plugged the leaks. It Doesn't Happen Here If you're one who gets a bit excited now and (lien about .the status of your liberties as an American, you ought to consider the new Nazi criminal code, which seems to be a model of persecution. A 70-year-old resident of Gotha, for instance, was sentenced to 15 months in prison for writing to a friend in Switzerland, expressing himself freely about certain Nazi parly leaders. A Kiel professor got two months in jail and a line of 1,000 marks for "criticizing the form of stale in non- faclual manner." Slill another German citizen was sentenced to 10 months in jail because he asserted that, during one of the recent butter and egg shortages, deliveries wore being made lo party leaders just the same. Now drop back to America. Yon have only to consider this <|iicstion: In what other country today could a man label the chief executive -"liar" and "donblc-crossor" and get away with.it? Test Before Release Henceforth, prisoners seeking parole from Michigan prisons must pass a systematic mental examination before being released to. society. "Only a (mined psychiatrist can weed out the borderline cases," says Joseph C. Armstrong, state pardon and parole commissioner. "Those cases usually slip by the ordinary jienologist and become a hazard to the outside world." Commissioner Armstrong k 11 o w s what he's talking about, because- Michigan dismissed ils former psychiatrist for reasons of economy ami discovered that -lliis had been a rather shortsighted move. The problem of paroled men who wciit bad after, release became increasingly worse. :' .',;' The Michigan experience, .therefore/' is something for other slates to bear in mind. . • 'SAtUIlDAY,' JULY 25, 183 , SIDE GLANCES By George Clark So Muck tor '• " BKCa.V IIKIII-: 'J'OIIAY- HI:I.I;\A mimiiK, youittui fccui! uf Ifte winm-ii'M H|i"rlMYCnr «K|-:trli>;i-iLt tit Hfirl^VKlure, KOCH on u ui'fk-fml iKirl^ n( Crl'Bt ' kartd,,)n,i' IT. VI III lir.M II In a 4'UJitf ut love at fir«l Kl^bt lj«fu'<Tu (JiciB. I'i'tcr n«kH Hclfuii (u unirrj hliu, aud Ike ceremony tnkr» plttfe, •* l.nd-r (W croivd tfueji K^yln- MlhK. 1'rtrr Biukfft'u ri-ckU'KK dive tiud in jirrfouMLy fujurcd. Mnger- (ut- lielwtrit life and denlb, fee u>.k» Jlvleuu 1i» Hujunioa kl« Jcnv- JI.T; JOHX L'OllH'J'.MiV. Courtney arrive* and Jt fchorl (Tint! later 1'clrr die*. llrlvuu i^iirjiH Kke IH Hole lii-Ir to n lurge <A[IIIIU k , IllUllidlrtK Ike llVUEj<TM«IH fli'iuirlinciit Mfure. S)ic ' iiu-rtK hiiiutlful I.MAIi I'U.\Zli;il , MUD IjAtl ej:i>fi-(rd tu nittrry 1'elor mid rculf/ri l.tnli IN 1111 oif:,:,/. refer 1 * mu'it-, itulfrr IlM'l:!-^, ULAUIiKCr ut (bp KU.VV, St ntiti liuKHl.'. Ufl[-ii:i *l'MiiH-« lo liiki; OVIT tflun.i^e/iipui o^ tltu \tu;r. JOHX XAS^l'r^tlt. {'linker, V.nil (Y.uvlncy n.-f her alll^fc. I. rul, JVn/irr (fllH .. , '.•>),!• )jpi tiiiu, K},I; jiLU'UilK tu ;;lve I. ii lin- fetjirsr. LOW Gil O.V '.VJTJI'TIIH STOHV CliAH'lill IX ed to Hcl- "Turn the i'.orc h'JC'VV" he repealed; "You Department Store next morning at 8. Reaching the store building, it occurred to her that she was early—and that she had no key. She did not have to wail long. As she stood before the curtained doors a young man barged suddenly into the entrance way and almost collided with her. His own embarrassment succeeded in fius- lering Helena. Clumsily he raised Iris hat. "Good morning, Mrs. Henderson . . ." He stopped, reddening. "I—I recognized you from yesterday. I'm Harvey Jameson, in charge of the hardware dcpart- YollII I.AS5.1TEH tinne J e:ia i;i usIcnishmeiU. " "It looks just like a real automatic. You can scare the living daylights out out vimr• friends." THIS CURIOUS BUTT-ERFfStt LAY THEIR B3GS IN SEA SHELLS... THEN COIU THE/VNSELVES AROUND THE EGGS UNTIL THEy HATCH. Fiilher Conghlin Is entitled lo his own ophi- Ion, but j do not approve of Ihe language ha used in expressing himself on the 'president. —Bishop Michael J. QiillnghcY, Detroit. * * » The easiest tiling in Hie world to do is to spend -somebody else's money, ami it' must le very pleasant, judging from the number of people who vole for 11. —Senator Carter Glass, Virginia. * * * Communism exalts man and dethrones Qoii. Christianity exalts God and humbles num. —Rev. J. Walter Liggitt, Philadelphia. * * * There Is no likelihood now of anything approaching n national food shortage. —Henry A. Wallace, secretary of agriculture. |T TAKES ABOUT 2O.OOO sees : TO . BRING UN] ONE ROOND OF NECTAR.. i'»n l t j-K-.iiy to serious. To whom ••.voul'J yo". '.u'.'A il back? Certainly yai v/oui'Jn't i'.aiul it to Roger B>rnei o:i a siivcr plniior!" 1-Mc-na FMiilc-1. ",Vu, I don't ll,:nk I'd (lu ttisil. Why couldn't I turn it back to 'the cm'ployus?" "Tliat may be," said Lassiter, luniing to her. "But we wan', you to slay here." Courtney guided the coupe out of Main Street and toward Helena's apartment. "Indeed, we do." "Who'rc 'we'?" Helena demanded, "I'm afraid it's only you iwo." Lassitcr .in ouch'!" grinned. "Isn't that '•Of course," Helena laughed. "It's enough for me. But a store '.ii.s lo have the goad will of the 'awn. Barnes about ihal. Do you think I've really destroyed a lot of good will by Slaving him 'write those letters suspending credit?" "No," the banker told her flatly. "Tint's just good business. You never destroy good will with, .cgilimato business practices." Courtney brought the car to the .-urb before Helena's apartment. 'You don't need lo go up with me," she told them. "I'll sec you both tomorrow—and thanks so ouch for your help and en.our- :-gemcnt." • " * » * p Helena veali/cd how difficult -*• the task before., her was going to be, she'"gave'mj'sign of it when •lie walked briskly to Henderson's that you have decided to stay—! that you believe my policies will be compatible with yom- id cas " ! He shrugged the remark away i "I'm sure we can get along, Mrs' Henderson." Thus Helena soon' found herself seated at the desk! which had been Barnes'. She \vas ! about to leave the office 'when' 3arncs' secretary appeared. t !. "Mrs. Frank Frazicr and her"' daughter would like to see you,"! '<! .he girl said. ;ij Helena's heart sank. "All , . .jo right, Miss Marks." < '{i, ment. 1 Helena extended her hand. jvr 'Good morning, Mr. Jameson. Would you mind letting me in?" "Of course not," he said. Helena turned to the stairs ills!: led to the mezzanine offices. "I'll bs seeing you later on." "Yes, Mrs. Henderson . . ." He seemed about to say something more, thought belter of it—then finally blurted out: "I ... I was terribly sorry to hear about Mr. Henderson. I didn't know him very well, but—" "Thank you, Mr. Jameson. I appreciate what you say." * * * "RUT, Helena told herself as she climbed the stairway lo the, mezzanine, she didn't really appreciate what Harvey Jameson had said. The truth was that his condolences embarrassed her. And why? Resolutely she faced this question. "It's because—because I feel so little for poor Peter . . . no, that's not true. I do feel a great deal for him. But not enough. Not what a widow should." Too late now to ponder over this. .With the hcnrtlessuess of reality, a row of office doors confronted her. As she stood there, looking at them, she was startled by a footfall on the stairway. She turned to sec Roger Barnes. "Good morning," he said. His whole manner had changed from the day 'before. Now he was pleasant — almost too pleasant, Helena thought suspiciously. "Down early, I sec." He came toward her, grasped her hand un- necessavly. "I planned to get—ah —Mr. Henderson's oflice ready for you before you arrived this morning." "Would you mind very much, Mr. Barnes, if I took another office?" He seemed astonished. "Why- why, that office is the largest and has the best light. And the furniture is very comfortable. I—" "Why don't you take that one, then? I could go into yours." Barnes was obviously delighted with the suggestion. "Well, now, I—" "Let's have it that• way,"- -Helena smiled. "Assuming, of course, RS. FRANK FHAZIER W as'i even more regal than daughter. airs," said Leah atijl 10thing more is lo be''! herjjj "We've been told by one of the)! iirls downstairs,' once, "that noil charged to us. Just what does this' mean?" ' Helena started. "Why—" she 1 caused, embarrassed. "I'm afraid!} .hat in a way there's been a mis-'i .akc. You should have received :i letter notifying you. I believe , the letters arc going out today."-'] "Please don't quibble. With tlie'ij present management one can cx-/jj Dcct a good many mistakes/; I as you call them. But is it, or isl-L it not, true that you have sus-' i .' ! | ponded our charge accounts?" ii' "That's quite true," said Holenn; evenly. "If you will recall llu; mount now owing us, and tin length of time it's been ovcrdiu' I'm sure you will understand^ "Understand!" named Mrs. Fra-L zier. "We understand nothing e\-a, cepl that you arc a common httlcjt 1 upstart. And that you will regret ? the day you came here—through*} what was nothing more than an unfortunate accident." She turned to her daughter. "Come, Leah!" The door slammed hard enough ' to sli'akc the pictures on the \\all , and Helena drbpp i back into her*' chair, not knowing whether to'] laugh or cry. She was slill undecided when the telephone iang^ at her elbow.- , ^ "This is John Lassiter," thc?|| voice said. "How arc j'ou morning?" "Right now," Helena aclmiHedl|J "I don't Jcel so well." . ]j'| "Then perk up. Because I'm in-' viting you to a parly." ! "A . . . a party?" j "Oh, not right now," Lassilcii hurried on. "It's a'Whole, month] from now, and by that time yoil —well, you ought lo be going places again. It you're to live irfj this town you'll have to attcnc; the annual Sunshine Club ball! It's the biggest thing of the year.i I'm asking you just 30 days ahead) of lime, because I've an idea?', you're going to be a mighty popu-;]j lar young woman hereabouts.' "I wish," said Helena weakly^! "I could think so, too . lillle bit." ' (To Be Continued) CHANGE OF QUfNTUPLCTS 1<3 BORN IS ABOUT 4-1.600,00^ BIKTHS/ Actual weighings show llml alrout 20,000 bee-loads art necessary lo bring in » pound of nectar, which will make auuut one- fourlh of a lo bring in pound of honey. Thus, 80.GCO bees would- be required enough nectar for a single pound of honey. OUT OUR WAY By Williams Parents Should Understand Ooudilious •Under Which Children May Falsify BY III!. MORRIS VISHUKIN .higher power always was watch- Kdilor, Journal of tlic American ing to punish the child for ly- '.ion, -When the child denied the implication, the mother insisted that il join her in prayer, saying, "After we pray a while, maybe jon will tell me the truth." The child prayed, "Please, Lord, make mother believe me." * a f This sort of failure of parents to understand the real nature of the child's mine! is in itself a worse fault than the- fanlnslcs or fable In which children occasionally indulge. Remember that inaccuracy is not necessarily lying. A child evaluates its experiences in -terms of its own mind. Thus, if the child says that it saw a clog as targe as a pony, or if it reports experiences in terms which seem to the parents greatly exaggerated, the parents must remember that the child's mind differs from that of the'adult. . Any parent should be able promptly to distinguish between CHURCH EXCUSES : By G. W. Barbara; And I say unto you, Every one who shall confess me IjL'fore men, him shall Ihe Son of Man also confess before the Angels of Gcd. —Luke 12:8. ATTEND CHURCH SUNDAY Committee. deliberate lying by which child hopes to benefit and the that f wu WEWT TO WORK. AT TEKJ YEARS OF AfiE.AND .YOU WORKED AVITH ONCE; WHICH 15 ALL I LISSENJ, 57IFFY/' /HE' / WOX'T Tl-IAf t?E£ A GREW CDNVEOV JEST WORKED CA7TLE- HE'5 ATEYIN'TO WRITE YOEE LIFE FIFTY YEARS A ' VAQUEEO-AM' WHUT HE'SATEYIM 1 TO DO IS FIND OUT HOW MAMV 5HEEP MEM YOU'VE , MEXICO, NEW MEX'IQD, VVV'OMIW', MO.M7AMWER, WOK1CEP IM CANADV .... WHY, . VUH QAK1Q FOOL, A COWBOY SUPPOSED TO VYO2.K.- GAWSW, AIWT you WORKED IKJ EVEBY CATTLE STATE IN.THE UNION-NOW WHAT DID YOU DO WHEM.YOU WERE IM THE THAT SHOULD SHOOT A SHEEP Fliers Burn Castor Oil To' Light Bomb Targets MUROC, Cal. (UP)—Army aviation experts liavc just found another use for castor oil in winning their battles. During night bombardment maneuvers on Muroc Lake bombardment range the latter \vas lighted up by million-candlcpowcr flares. The te'crfiilqvc consisted in having an observation plane fly over .•Inch is (he result of imagina-1 the field before trie bombarding. IVTrillonl Alssocialioci, the Ileallh oE A stmly of the reasons for ly- ing. One day llic cliiiri came lininc u little bit uruiscd and the mother ins, given by children, indicates! accused the child of a wrong ac- tliat the grcalcst cause is fear. Next comes a lively imagination: third, fantasy and imilation; and fourth, weakness of will. Announcements A parent Interested n control- j ling lying on the part of the child must learn to distinguish con- scions and deliberate lying for a definite purpose from the lie that, is told just as play. Varrnts also should remember that it i s better if they themselves always arc truthful before the child. Never exaggerate the importance of lying In the child's Imagination, by punishing him loo severely or by excessive questioning to get the truth. Under such circumstances, the child will attach far too much signifi-Mme to what c4n be accomplished by vnrj'mg Irom the truth. « • * Children have . more imagination than do adults, and a good imagination Is hclntul toward success In life. Too'oflen the imagination of the child may be repressed because the nnrrnl himself is not sufficiently imaginative. Kcmemher that a chilrt Is born —neither honcsl nor dishonest, it must learn to evaluate its experiences and to reflect them in its own way. An interesting storv is told stout a mother who was disappointed because rJte thought her child was lying. It had been htr method to tell the child that a He was a mortal sin and that a ion or fantasy. minum powder, barium nitrat" aud castor oil. which gave a dij',] light intensity for a period of t« minutes during which the boml were dropped. It dropped flares' composed of alu- out charge. Bar To Aid Institute ST. LOUIS (UP)—The St. LOU I county bar association has \ole\ to furnish free legal advice l ( Ihe county w'elfaru asso-Jj iliot the service to be on a voluntet tasis by Individual attorneys 1h' will enable the poor and dcsti tute lo receive legal advice with OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major HoopL Tho Ouurrer news nas tieen au thorb.cd to maxc rormal an nouncemcnt or the following candidates for public oflice, subjccl lo the Democratic primary next August 11: Fur Representative In Consrcsa ZALB. HARRISON For rrosccuIliiR Attorney O. T. WARD BRUCE IVY ' ' DENVER L. DUDLEY MARCUS FIETZ '. •- Fdr County Judge VIRGIL GREENE S. U GLADISH ; NBILL REED For Sheriff and Collector HALE JACKSON • JOE S. DILLAHUNTY For County Treasurer ROLAND GREEN For Circuit Court Clerk HUGH CRAIG For Rc-Klcctlon foi; 2nd Term For County Court Clerk MISS CAREY WOODBURN Fur re-election for second lenn For Slalo Senator LUCIEN E. COLBaiAN For Countj Representative • IVY W. CRAWFORD For County Assessor • I?. L. (BILLY) GAINE3 For Ite-elecltfm to n 2nd Term For Constable, Chlck.mwba TownslUp HARRY TA'i'LOU FRANK MCGREGOR E. M. EATON HES' "PROBABLY WITH /\K1D BEE'S H^E WORM BRWM K\GV4T TXWKl ^ TMP EVEM SLEEP, HE

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