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Blytheville, Arkansas
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, PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE, (AKK.) COURIER NEWS ,THE BLYTHEyiLLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NIWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher 1 , J, OpAHAM SUDBUEY, Editor SAMUEL P. NORHIS,' Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Djfties, 'Inc.,' New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dullss, Kansas Oily, Mcmplils, Pnblish«d Ever)- AU<inoon Except Sunday Entered us" secoiid class matter at the post- office at Brytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. ' Served by Uie United Press. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City of Blythevllle, 15c per week, or 65c per mouth. ' • By n*il, within a radius Of 50'miles, $3.00 per year, »1.SO for six months, ISO tor three months, by mail In postal zones two to six inclusive, $6.50 per year; tn zones seven and eight, $10.00 per, payable in advance. Pan-American Ge/s Its Opportunity Sooner than anyone expected, Ihc principle of ''continental solidarity" nt- lirmed at the Lima conference last winter, approaches a lest of its prnc- tical Value. A Late this month, in accorclmice with , live Declaration of Lima, representatives of the 21 America republics will meet in Panama to consklqrlhe European war and its effect oh the Americas. .The machinery for nil this \vns set up at Lima. Already comes the answer to lliose who said the Lima meeting brought forth mere generalities, without binding action. These principles were unanimously affirmed at L7- , ma: that it was the intention to del end the independence of all "against all foreign •intervention or activity," to "consult" if the "peace, security or territorial integrity of any American republic is threatened by acts of, any nature that may impair them." Nine months after the Declaration, the very circumstances against which the American countries sought to protect themselves have arisen. The consultations agreed on at Linia are about to take place. It is unlikely Dial any sort of military alliances or formal joint action will emerge from the Panama conference. That was not'the spirit of Lima, which kept clearly iir rrii'nd that the governments • -\yould aet independently \ and as fully equal sovereign states. But when the same situation faces all, it is more than likely that certain basic lines of action may be laid clown which all will feel inclined to follow. That sort of agreement on mutual interest and mutual policy is the only sort of agreement \\o\-i\\ having, any-'. - way. Ask Poland. Ask Austria. Ask Italy. On this one point, all the American countries are in perfect agreement. Any aggresshe act against one is an aggression against all—not because of any agreement to call it such, but because it is an evident fact. We of the Americas are all in the same boat. While it is true that the burden of actual defense in any such case falls on the United Stales, it is a burden that it assumes inevitably, not merely because of some mystical ti,e "but as a practical necessity. Meanwhile, the South American countries arc far from defenseless. Brazil has more than 300,000 soldiers and trained reserves, Argentina almost as many; Chile could produce nearly 200,000 'soldiers, Mexico and Bolivia more than 100,000 each. The Chilean, Argentinian and Brazilian navies, though small, are excellent and \youlrt Ineffective in any defensive scheme. The countries to the south cduld probably mnstcr at least 1000 fighting airplanes. Defence plnnfe arc far from falling exclusively oil: North American shoulders. •'. ' Greater than any final and binding decisions that may be reached at Panama will be, onto again, the further opportunity to explore each others' minds and iirrive at mutual understandings deeper and more permanent th'a'n pacts. .When mutual interc|e> pendonce and interest are made clear, there is never any lack of co-ordinat- ed action 16 follow. What Do You Think? For (lie. last few ycnrs I've been \vonuerms about the fate of those Buys who designed 'crossword and jig-saw \mtdef, since the fad fueled out. J nm quite sure lion' they arc the same fellows who lire writing text books fov gfanim'nr sctiatAr, In Arkansas. Only with greater dclcrmlnnlion • to produce 'more "braln-U'lslcrs." Last year Die fifth grade pupils started geography with the pursuit of nil Information about and pertaining to IriiVj. This year-It Is'• EUriisIa, which we .presume, .but not quite sure, pertains to Europe and Asia. And of course It is important that nil 10- year-old children know how ninny, more square miles there arc in Asia than Europe, notwithstanding the fuel ihn't not two out of a Hundred could tell you (Were the Mississippi river might be. Tf, for Instance/ Asia has 17,000,000 s'qiinrc miles and (Tin'opc bus 3,800,600, 'how many limes as large is Asia lh:m Europe, is one of the questions these book-writers expect a Pain, who Is nol quite 40 ycnrs old, to answer. And my sympathy goes, out to all the papas and mammas: lu I'lnc;. J3H'iif who didn't learn any more in school 'than^.i-.'-dld because'It's going lo -be. a difficult task 'for some "piircnts 1 ' I know lo pass the sixth grade. .Frankly it looks like .silly business to me for children to lit studying, the history or Europe ami Asia noiv. Every .'map oft the press will be obsolete and old as .'yesterday's newspaper, in a •flay or two. '."-..Within twenty-one days, for instance, 1'oiand ha.-; bccoifie . a part of- Oermnny and Russia. Czechoslovakia Is no 1 longer a slate . . .just ft large suburb of Germany, and the chances are thai Britain might become the fourth ward ot . Gcunnny or i -vice-versa before >the European war ends. ' r- • ' ' , ..""_ It is obvious to a. great many Americans today that, the next history of Europe and tne nc.xl authentic geography of ffuropc and Asia will be written and drawn by "thieves" comparable lo the gangsters In America, regardless of who wins Ihc European war. What should be (aught no«' in our .schools Is methods for combatting foreign propaganda. For instance, we heard Mr. Hitler speak lor an hour or more the oilier day and one assertion should be challenged. He said, among many other things that Great. Britain should come to the Reich lo learn ;iboul proiiagnndn. The truth is British statesmen have no equal and surely no superiors In the art of propaganda. Great Britain once talked us Into a war that didn't concern us, divided the spoils sparingly with France mul lett us holding a tag of sonic fourteen billion dollurs in debts, /lud the irony of It Is that every time we hinted at a payment, ' those same statesmen who nrc now asking 'tis lo forget, called us dirty names. When school children start studying about their own country, If r thcy teach swell unimportant subjects in school any mere, we hope one map will suffice forever.. And a good way to' guarantee the boundaries of this nation Is lo make war only-on "one condition'' . . . and only one, and that Is'to fight only for our "own existence." —Walter li. Sorrells in Pine BlufI Commercial. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, IM'J SIDE GLANCES fey Cajbralth SERIAL STORY "That's the girl who. refuser! to go to the hiuh selu ^^^.oaHrto^ abotit, do you?" THIS CURIOUS WORLD •ANSWLR: Nonnanoy, a disli-iet in France: Falkland Wands n group in.lhe Soulli Atlantic-; Mozambique, a province'of Portuguese East Africa; Grenada, an island-in the West Indies. ' XEXT: How should poisonous snake Wlcs be treateil? Mind Your Manners .1 I Test your knnvledge of -correct •social usage by im.wcring the following questions, then cheeking against "the authoritative answers 'bclou-.- 1. IK it good visage tc sav. -'The parly -\vlio tclciiliODcd . . ." OUT OUR WAY 2. mien,in n large group, ir, it good manners to exclaim lotidly ever n womnn's new dress? 3. In eompHmeiiting a woman's ncvv drcrs is It tactful :to say, "It makes you look so slender"? *. • Ts it all rletit- to include "lilack tic for men" en an invitation to a public, dinner? 5. In a simple household, how should a mnid address the v.'omim ol the h:use? What would }-ou do if— Your luisliand or wife seems to WORKING WIVES BY LOUISE HOLMES COPYRIGHT, Hit. NKA IKRVICC. INC. I)HI Amy S'n IN /{ HAS SLID v£. FROM ITS ORIGINAL FouNDAr/ON -ARE NAMED FOR, WILLIAM WHO INTRODUCED THEM INTO Miirlitn. Slit; (jiivx ax f*> boir the Iiu^'erty, Amy i>\j>l:ilnx Ikut Mbe let ItlU ctitJi thu living, liruvlde fur hlw fiunIL}'. llvr Htory i>f tbelr Ktru^Kle Mllrit >J[irlHD'» oinoUuBK. .Shu eo?M lo Dnn, ankH kfm lu dunce with lier, CHAPTER XII "j'JAN put his arm around Marian and they sidestepped past Randy and Dolly, Rundy flattening hjnuelf against the wall. Still held by Amy Ellen's story, Marian crowded close to Dan. "I like to dance with you, Dan." "Me, too," he said Indifferently. "How do you think Carma is going over with Randy? Seems to me he's paying a lot of attention to Dolly." Marian glanced into (he living room. Bill had challenged Camia lo a game of pinochle. Amy Ellen was sitting on the arm of Bill's chair, vastly interested. '•Dan," Marian said, "shouldn't we be ;i little bit sentimental on our 12th wedding anniversary?" "I dunno — should we?" he asked blankly. 3!is indifference piqued her. The tiredness which she Jiad noticed ;o .much of liilo was creeping over her and willv it came irritability. "At least you can pretend lo care lor me when people are looking." "Why?" "Dan, you're impossible tonight. Just what did you mean by your speech at dinner?" "Nothing. I wasn't prepared." "Well, I think it was very poor taste to air our difficulties lo the world." "I didn't know we had any difficulties. Guess we're just about iis happy as the average couple." lie v;as deliberately dodging the point. She was ready to cry with impotent rage. "I wish we'd never had (his party. You didn't have to stand up and make fun ot me. I know I work. I know I haven't been satisfied to be a drudge on _ " He slopped so quickly that she stumbled. "Let's not go into that tonight," lie said gruffly. Leaving her, he went to Amy Ellen. "How about stepping of! a few measures with the old maestro?" he asked lightly. t * » IE parly continued until after 2. To Iho guests it appeared to have been a most successful entertainment. They had sat in a •-•irclc on the floor, playing nonsensical games ot Randy's devising. They had laughed at any- thing-'jind. nothing. They prepared to leave with 1 reluctance'. ' To Marian the last half of the you to neglect the small ciurtcsies once observed. Would you — (a) Treat liim— or her— the same .way? (W Try even harder than ever to remember the small coiir- tcsics? Answers 1. No. "The person ..." 2. No. 3. No. For you imply that she doesn't usually look slender. 4. Yes. 5. Mrs. Jones. Best "What Would Yen Do" solution— (b). evening had been a nightmare of weariness and forced gaiely. Her face felt stiff and drawn, hev eyes seemed to have sunk into her head her hands shook- with fatigue. She went lo Ihe' bedroom with the girls. Amy Ellen kissed her. "I've had a grand time, Marian. Old friends are the best," she said lovingly Carma still glittered, but she had been more like herself, joining in the fun and helping it along As Amy Ellen left the bedroom she said, "I missed the boat when I let Pete get away and don't think I don I know it. I want a home and a husband and I don't cave if the homo has a tight roof or nol. I mean, I wouldn't care if Pete were in Ihe house." Marian asked, "Do you like Kandy?" Carma shrugged. "Yes, I debut he can't sec mo." "He's taking you home—I heard him ask you." "Oh, yes, but that means nothing. I haven't got what it takes any more." The glitter in her eyes was suddenly tears. "When a woman loses the man she loves, it docs something to her, Marian. She loses something that has made her desirable to other men, Per- hajjs it's hci- own awareness ot not being wanted—oh, I'm a silly fuol." Marian gazed at her silently, feeling her hurt. Carma put a gioved hand on her arm. Moving, her trappings jingled. "If a woman has a man to love her, she's just plain lucky. You have Dan— you don't know—you have no idea—" She left Ihe room, painted smile, jingling baubles, costly Parisian clothes. * • *_ •* TJOLLY stayed a few minutes to talk things over. She sat down in a big chair, one foot curled under her, the honey ot her hair a splash against the dark upholstery. Marian went to the bedroom, slid out of hc'r clothes, and returned in a velvet robe and brocaded slippers. Snapping off all the lights except one lamp, she dropped wearily to the davenport. Dan sal on.ii footstool in the pale circle of lighttfrom the lamp. "Wasn't it a grand party?" Dolly asked with tireless 'enthusiasm. "Uh-huVi," Dan agreed absentmindedly. ' "You never know, when you have a mixed crowd like that. It might have been a flop just as easy—" At the tinkle of n bell across the hall, Dolly jumped to her feel. "Who can be' at thisi hour?" She lett both doors,open 1 and they distinctly heard the one- sided conversation. ' . "Hello—oh, hello—no, I was talking to Marian and Dan—oh, I sec." Right there a soft, excited giggle, "Of course I would have been here in the morning—what?" 1 And, after a short silence. "I— think so—I think I'd love it. Um- hrmn—all right." Dolly came slowly back to llie Harkness door. Her eyes were as round us a child's, she looked slightly breathless. "You wouldn't believe It," she gasped faintly. "Believe what?" Dan and Marian asked in a chorus."That was Randy Means." 4 * * JJAN swung around on his footstool. Tired as she was, Marian sat up. " "Randy Means—" they both exclaimed, laughing at the oneness < of their speech. Dolly did not laugh, she looked utterly bewildered. "Where was he?" Marian asked, "lie just left here with Carma." "He was in a drug store—Carma was out in his car." "Great guns," Dan roared. "Couldn't he wait until tomorrow?" . "That's what I asked him." Dolly blushed a deeper hue. "tie said something silly about being afrnid to wait until tomomiw. He said he could gel glamor girls al a dollar a gross, but—" "What else did he say?" Dan wanted to know, greatly amused. "Well—he asked me to have dinner wiih him tomorrow night." Marian was overcome. Shoddy, unpretentious little Dolly—Randy Means, one of the most eligible . bachelors in town. Dan was less impressed. "The !ad shows darn good judgment I'll say." _ Marian found words. "But— what'll you wear? He'll take y<ju to some swanky place." Again color flooded Dolly's round cheeks. "He asked me lo wear this." She looked down on her pink gown. ''He said We was allergic lo Paris finery." "I give up," Marian groaned," falling hack on the pillows. What was it all about? Women strove for luxuries and- beauty, they bartered every normal instinct for material things. And what did they get in return? ihisks, nothing else. Tnmversely, ;imple, easily satisfied persons like 3ollj', Womeit who neither knew low to dress or walk or talk cleverly, inherited the earth. A depression, compounded of envy and hate and utter disillusionment swept over Marian. But she had Dan—Carma had told her to hold on to Dan. ' •.. . - She said, 'TJan—" He did not answer." She. heard him 'moving- abbul'-'the' 1 bedroom, (To Be Continued) • THE FAMILY DOCTOR Skimmers Should Maintain -Body Heat 13y Exercise to Kcqr Up Resistance EON) T. TELL ME, LET ME ^^, YpU'RE GOIKT TO A PARTY AM YOU FI&URE Ctvi RLLlW UP ><USE_><OU'RE AFftMD VviQW'T GET ENOUGH VDU'SB WROMG, WISE \i GUV" I'M F1LUM' UP BEFORE DIMMER BECAUSE YOU ALWAYS GPA& EVER.Y- • THIU& BEFORE! WM REACH IT.' THE HOME ST&STCH By J. R. Williams OUR BOARDING HOUSE with Major Hoople EG AD, MEM, TO GRCkSP.-THE ~^, /OPPORTUNITIES OF WV MEW IUVEMTIOM (-SUPPOSE WE .THREE ARE JADED I WORKERS.' AFTER vVe Kftve TQILtD ALL . DAY tU A. STUFPY ROOW.OH OUR WAY f UO.'AE TIAE SAVORY SWELL OF -STEAMING 5PARERIB5 AMD KR4UT'I5 WATTt'O TO OUR HOSTRlLS PROfA TKE6/HMJST PiPeS OP A "oCORG OP MJTOfAOBlLXS OOADU-'C OUR APPETITES TO FURY/ BY JOVE ' THE HOOPLA-IZER WILL MftKE THE (WORLD "ROBUST ^MD r-^—~ C-P ABOLISH ^.4 MY COU51U IKE WAS BIT BY THC Ht WA'S WORKIKT /;' DM SutTio^ To PULL THE FIRST OLIVE OUTA "BOTTLE, WHEV1 Tll&V CAWE' I &.H' GOT HIM.' 1 THEY WC \ ED1SOM OMLY j 'SMppZEO A / COUPLE O^ 4 HOURi A MIGHT —~ 1 OOM'T GET BUT t MEOER seew TO BE ^BLt TO INUtMT MOTmU'.'J IS IGGELEIUTig Prospecting Near Mountain Home Greatest Since World Wa,- MOUNTAIN TIOMB. Ark.. Sept. . (UP. 1 —Zinc prospecting is boom- 1 ing in ihis mcimlain section as the price of .slab nine goes to six ccnt.s. Zinc activity is greater now than it IMS been nl. any Xt'mn .since the World War. Scvenil miners from other sections arc Investigating the fields with a view tou'ard starting (Iterations and mnny .small pros' pcclors are hunting for new ore j crops nn:i invcstigatm; old ones. The current price for lead ore reached £51-50 and sulphide ol zinc ere SID. Carbonate of nine, which is Worth Arkansas' principal zltic ore, was bringing from »30 lo $35. ISccaiiM; the price hns been so low since the World War. rlnc am! lead mining in.lliLs .section hns lagged and little ore lias been mined. Principal ere producing { count Irs arc Marion, Boone, Hax- tor, Grarcy ar.d Newton. j -I. C. Shepherd. v.-ho produced • the l.iri;e,sl tonnage °' *'"c " rc c ' m • ins the World Wur. has rtr-cntcred lie field. He expects to GO Into production' within 30 rtays. I "Even before the European votr, . the zinc situation was looking I much better," Sliophml says. "The surplus is not as large as It has been and bolter prices were in the cfliii!;. Will! the -war demand, I lock tor prices ts go much higher' than Ihe.v are now and lor zhic ore lor this field to be in strong demand." The brijcsl |>r:<!ut:ini; camps in norlli Avknnstis wen: in the Rash arm in Marion county »nd '/Mr in Boone counlv. Bolh of ilicse ramps show ucw life. I'opbrt. In their prime, yrcw from MX to seven lot in n nnglc M'ahun, bill Ibcy Uuvc only a lew seasons to lire. . •. . . Last of two articles on nor to keep healthy while swimming. BY DR. SIORKIS F1SIIBE1N Editor, .fonnial ct Ihc American Medical Association, and of llygcia, the Health magazine Of Importance to the swimmer is the length of lime thai he may remain in the water. Animals that live in water are especially.adapted to ccld and exposure, but men-are not. The seal, whether swimming or resting on a Kike of we, IISG a normal temperature of 101 'degrees F. Some Arctic animals have a normal. temperature tf 1(H degrees P., In contrast to man's S8.B degrees r. The tody heal is retained in these imimal.s by a large liver, « thick layer of fat. and a heavy fur coat. Human (In not have any compensating mechanism for rnain- taining their ntrmal temperature. When a person Iv submerged in water for 20 minutes at n temperature of 70 degrees P., he may lose body heat at five limes the .normal rate. Temperatures ol 250 children under 13 years of ago were recorded bof:rc and after' they had been I swimming for 45 minutes in aii outdoor pool-with the water at 73 degrees F. Only 30 of these children maintained a normal temperature. All of the remaining 220 children had a . reduced temperature—in s:me instances as low as 05 degrees . c * t An increase in both the red and nhite blood cells was noted in ii group of swimmers v:ho stayed in 68,5 degrees P. water lor 45 minutes. All of these swimmers appeared purplish in cclor-nnd there was an average reduction of four degrees Fahrenheit in the temperature. Chilling ol 'the body surface cause, 1 ; constriction of the blo:d vessels of the skin and of (he mucus membranes. Tills tenets to interfere with the blo'cd supply and'to lower the resistance to infection? Every person who swims In an indoor p:ol, where Ihc 'body is not. exposed to the warm lays of the sun, should be constantly active instead of silling around en a cold lite floor in n wet bathing suit. The bather who sits around, on a windy beach in a wet. suit is likely to 'havc-a similar rapid Jess of body neat by evaporation. ' • Down Memory Lane Ten Years Ago 1-. E. Vaiidcrvcort of Clarendon, Ark., has arrived here lo be connected with the land department of the Chicago Mill fc Lumber cor- poralicn . . . Sam Weils Is leaving 1;night for Cape Glrardcau where he tias accepted n position . . . Sam Costo'n, Memphis attorney, is visiting friends in Biythcvillc today . . . Jiflrs. Frank Pcnninglon of Vicksburg. Miss., Is visiting relative.',- and friends here. She lived in this city for several years. Vive Years Ago 1'jiul DE-ap, younger brother of the grent Dizzy Dean, entered basc- •Iml's ball of fame yesterday when he combined ' 11. no-hit; no-run pitching performance with n thtcc iiil performance by Dir/ty to grve the SI. Louis Cardinals a hvo-gainc victory over Brooklyn. This- IVRS the first no-hit, no-run game in either league since 1931. One Vc;ir Ago Uc.scuo. workers liad tjiljcn 501 bodies from the . hurricane . and flcod-v/reckcd section of'.New-Ens- land today''and by night the loll'Is expected tc reach 600. ' ' ; Freak Lightning Bolt Felt by Entire Town SHOAL LAKE..Man.. fCTP) — A freak lightning ball,, coming from an almost cloudless sky. struck the center of this little Manitoba t.wn and showered terrified townsfolk with sparks -115 it trarvelctl thn length and breadth of the villusc on suspended telephone wires. Several persons received sharp j'ltjj as heavy charges of electricity Invaded their homes. One resident recclerf hospital treatment,' after the bolt struck him ss he sp.l In the kitchen of his home. . A husky blacksmith was sfnl spinning three feet In IJic nlr. An- .oilier roan was 'kuwAcd <lovui in liis ' •••' Poplars are the fastest growing find.the shortest lived of "all trees, with nn average span of only .10 to 15 years. The 'Sequoias have the . longest life expectancy, Head Courier -News, want ads.

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