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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 27, 1936
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! ! ,/4 .'. " POOR BLYTHEV1LLE, (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS 1 'THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS '• tOf OOCRIER NEWS CO, PUBLISHERS <•' ^ ' i O. R. BABCOCK, Editor : H. W. UAINES. Advertising . -' Bole National Advertising RepresenUUvee: ; Arfcaacu DailkM, Die, Hew York, Chicago, < Detroit, St, Louis, EtalUu, Kama* city, Uempbla Published Every Afternoon Except Bunday . > Entered as second class matter at the put efltce at Bljthetilb, Arkansas, under act <J Congress, October 9. 1117. ' , Served ' DT tne United PTMI J , ^BtJBSCRIPTIbN RATES < ' By earner )o tlie City ol BlytlievlB*, IBfl p« w«k, or $6.50 per sear, In advance. » By man, Witlim n radius of BO mile*, »300 ft* jttr, tl 50 for six months, 75c for three months; by.mall in postal zones Uo to six, inclusive, |«.50 per year;' in zones seven uid eight, |10.00 per year, payable In advance. Investigators Sltoitld Be ": ! 'Investigated, Too It is nil odd lilllo comedy of errors that is 'being played in Washington ,. v ' ' those tlays, with the iiivustigaloi'H for one government department invcsli- " gnling the investigators for another > government depniimenl, and the investigated investigators investigating right back at them, " The Secret Service men of the Treasury Department seem lo have been looking into the activities of the "-. Bureau of Investigation men ot the fm-'* Department of Justice. Most rcccnt- " v * '. ly J. Edgar Hoover, boss of the latter group, got on the trail to check , reports thai his own brokerage ac^-&l counts—of which, he snys, he has none ; \ _£ W ei'c being investigated by somebody. . "^Meanwhile, Treasury Department of- ''"'• ficials -are reported to be iuveslignl- , , ing reports Itial their own Secret Ser/'vice men have boon investigiiling Hie G-men; and about alt we need now to complicate matters for good is a congressional committee io investigate all of them. But while the whole business does have some o[ the aspects'Ot' a rather bewildering joke, it is worth remembering that there is nothing especially funny about the idea of investigating the investigators. •»*, ;'£>".These government sleuths who have ',|r,'' compiled such .brilliant records are, iil- \ ter ^all," iiubljc;servan(s; and, however ,' compjgx'"Riitl peculiar thc\ present '<-} .tunglj)'. ^ofjV/jmitunl investigation cjnay srtiii,'it^dousji't. hurt to have every- y,-, ' body reminded that il is perfectly in 'older l'6i i "lhcir records lo be bi ought out into : r'ull daylight any lime the . public demands it. • That point is worth knowing. The one thing thai would end all the great usefulness of such an organisation as that of the G-men \\ould he for Iho . organization lo drift into a scini- sanctilicd position above Ihe reach of in.rniiry. If that ever happens, we shall have perfected an ideal tool for the use of , any administration which has hankerings toward a dictatorship. After all, the OGPU of Russia and the Gestapo of Germany are nothing in 'the world but organizations of ' G-men which have been made superior • to all criticism, inquiry, or restraint. The dictators of those countries can use their oullits to strike down political pfe u opponents, because no one in either country has the right to ask what the organizations are doing, or under what 'legal'enactment they are operating. If the next session of Congress should desire to make il full public inquiry into Ihe 'entire record of the G-men, the Secret Service, the posial inspectors, or any other group of federal employes, it woiild be entirely within its rights. No such investigation seems especially advisable, as it 'happens; the thing to remember is that the right to make it exists. —Hnico Cation. MONDAY, JULY 27, 1:1 Homes Bought to Live In There's something distinctly ro- freshiiig in the fact that halt' of America's home owners buy their first houses plots "just to have a better place to bring up the children." A recent nation-wide survey reveals this happy slate of all'atrs. Moreover, it discloses that next to this praiseworthy desire, Hie greatest motive for home owning is really a •sentimental longing for "a place of our own—a home." Investment i-.ins a pretty poor third. About lil per cent of American fam-. ilics build homes, the survey reveals further, and there are children in Gt per cent of these homes at the lime of purchase. All of which implies rather-.distinctly that the man who buys a home is thinkiifg a lot more of the intangible values it represents than of the dollars- aml-conts side of the deal. Benefactors of Life .Because two Harvard scientists have devoted the last live years to patient, unremitting research, the world now linds itself a step nearer escape from the scourge of influenza. The scientists, YV. F. Wells and II. \V. Brown, have discovered that influenza virus, transmitted by the air wo breathe, can be killed by contact with ultra-violet rays. Their achievement opens a. vast \\h\v lield in "preventive medicine, whereby the air in hospitals, theatres, schools, and auditoriums may bo freed from dangerous germs. Here is definitely one more contribution to the welfare of civilization. But while il repiesents much in itself, it is only one of the many ways by which science is making this a bct- 'ter world in winch to live. Would that as much could be said for other human endeavors! SIDE GLANCES By George Clark 1 "I'm not worried alioul llu 1 fellows she'll meet up there. An t'ighly-rvnl long distance call makes a bigger impression than live dollars sucnl on a date." I am sure I nm right when I say that, if there is some quarreling between Frenchmen, it is bccaiisc there is a kind of emulation In passion and devotion which leads them to want to .show that they love their country most, —Edotinrd Hcrrlot, former French prime minister. * * »-,;'•• 'Ihero Is no one more thnn I who deprecates the publication of any article, or the exhibition of any film, which causes 'offense lo any foreign government. —Cordell Hull, U. S. secretary ot state. OUT OU11 WAY By Williams X. WASN'T.'STICKING UP FOR HIM —I JUST .DIDM'T THINK HE'D EXPECT VOU TO BE SO DUMB AS NOT TO NOTICE SOMETHING FISHV ABOUT THAT HOSE HANGING THERE, B-H-H-HOO — H6 COULD DROWN ME, AMP YOU'D UP-FOR HIM- B-HOO; "IT MIGHT HAVE BEEM A COINCIDENCE"- BAH-WHY, A BABY COULD SEE IT'S N , ONE OF HIS TRICKS-WITH V-- \ THE HOSE ALL SET, SO \_-\ WHEN VOU SWING, IT \Z\STRAieHTGNS THE KINK B-HOO-LOOK WHV' MOTHERS GET GRAV. THIS CURIOUS WORLD OF THE CACAO TREE: TWMKi.£. £.JTTL£ STAR, WE WONDER. WHAT vou ARE:"= THE .ABOVE RHVME NOW IS - •'•.' OUT OF OATE:, .' FOR TODAY •.-'.'-.' WE KNOW THE VERY, MATERIALS WHICH j AVAKE UP THE STARS THE. FE/V\AI_E SAN JOSE'SCALE INSECT, ON HER FIRST MOLT. LOSES HER EYES AND LEGS. AND BECOMES A MERE MASS OF PROTOPLASM. 0 t»M «Y MA tllract. 1M. 7-17 By studying the stars with a spectroscope, man-lias been able lo discover Uic chemical elements ot which they arc composed. Curiously, helium was discovered in our own star, Ihc :svm,' 27 years jcforc It .was found here oil earth. .: . ' Your iaby's Health Child's Physical and Mental Qualities Depend on Aid Given by Parents IIY DK. MOHKIS I'lSllBEIN women, to determine factors as 1'ilitrr, .lournnal of (lie American sociated with (he production o MrtlU-al Association, ami of Hj-Rcia, irtr Health M.isnziue Every mother likes to feel that her child is superior to oilier children, not. only In physique, but also In mentality. 'When a mother looks at her child and tries lo cvalimtc its qualities, she should remember that both she nnd her husband give to the child most ot what, It has in the way of qualities, and that each of the parents also is responsible for making ihc most of Ihose thai the child actually has. Thus. • heredity, environment, including education, nnd iwrsonal attention of the parents arc primarily responsible for innktno the child what it is. Children ircqiveniiy resemble their parents; almost as ottcn ihcy do not. in which case Ihcy arc likely to resemble someone in the previous ancestry. The fact that we are the sum of all our' ancestors is responsible for different types of individuals in the same family. This Is the reason for the appearance of genius In commonplace families? and. occasionally, of idiots in brilliant families. Nevertheless, in this as In ether matters the majority is Inclined to rule, and tlic more brilliance there is In the. ancestry, the- more likelihood there is of Ihe appearance of brilliance In the children. Not long 350. psycholojists in California studied the lift records of 300 eminent men and genius. They, paid particular attcnlioi 'Announcements Tne Courier Ku«s Has been, au thorlzed to make lormaV an nonncement or the following can dldatcs for public office, subjcc to the Democratic primary'-nra August 11: Fur Rtprcscntativc In Conjress ZAl, B. HARUIHON For ProsccatlnB Attorney O. T. WARD BRUCE IVY DENVER L. DUDLEY MARCUS FIETZ • ' For County J«dge VlRGlL GREENE S. t,. GLADISH NEILL REED F« Sheriff ana C»lleei« HALE JACKSON JOE S. DTLI.AHUNTY For County Treasurer ROLAND GREEN For Clrcnit Court Clerk HUGH CRAIG For Rc-Elcctlon for 2nd Term For County Court C'krk MISS CAREY WOODBURN J\>r re-election Ior second term For Slate Senator LUCIEN E. COLEMAN For Conntj Representative IVY W. CRAWFORD For County Assessor R, L. (BILLY) OA1NES For Re-elcrtlon to R 2nd Term For Constable, Chlekas&wba Towuhip HAHRY TAYLOR FRANK MCGREGOR E, M. EATON SoJtuck for £ove mwi.v 111:111: TOIUV 111:1,i:\.i DKimiic, ><> u <iirui hr:i«J of-lhr ivutilt'ii'rt xpurlMt cur d. |ij,rli..,'.H ol HiUifa JHorr, ir.u'K '.'•" ". v 1 ' 0 .'"! 1 '"' <""•'* "' *'••'•"' M.iuiilalu ImdKf. 'Iki'rr Khr uiri'K kaiidninui' I'liTKH HK.\J>i:j{S<>.\. II la n fiinr nt ill «t»l nlulil . liclivrru Ikiiu. I'vlcr »«k« llelruu to marry Liu, ana lUe crrtiucmy ItlkrH itltirv. Ikiv rrninl e.»e» jtwlin- inliilf. I'ttrr maltrn :i r<-.u,-»» dive null In >u-i-l,ni«ly Injured, l.lniftr- Jujf liKlirrcn lift mid driifli, l,e n.ik« llfleuil Ic. Minimum kl> linr- ><T, JOHN fdl'UT.VKV. Ciiurfiiry urrlvcn mill n »lii>rl (line liiltr I'l-Icr <llr«. II. !<-.,:. li'riruw nlit! In ADle hrlr fo u hirwc fiirlunr. l.n'iuJlni,- lUc- H.'iiJ. .I.l.url.,,vin »(,, rl .' .sk,. inert* i.<-!iiiiiri,i I.RAH I.-UA/IKII. wim lunl I'.viu-flrd lu jiuirry 1'ctcr nntl »-ti!li»'» I.rnU l» tin i-JH-my. I'ttrt'H uni'lc, KOKIT Karuvit, iii:in:iKVr ut lit,- mtaifi 1, ill,,, ku.,111,-. Ili-lfiiu d,-vl,tvM tit tuke nvor linuuiirrniriil or (he tluri: JOII.V I.ASSITI.'K. J.:iut,-r, .-,,,J Ciilirtlil'y tirr licr ullI.H. i,,.uli Krii/frr ii'll« IK'li'lilt Ihul uuli-x »hr l,-:iv,-» lull a J.r:ik imd kir IrloiidM "111 Iwjvnll (k,- M ,,tr. '1'lilK mtikrii llrli-im lunn- ilcli'r- ,iilm<d li» nlii ki-r IlKllt. HAHl'lCV .)Alli:s»X, In fhuri;* nf Iki- liitrd- vvari- ili'imrliiirul, ttsxun-M lli'h-un iTmt IKi- oiiiplo.vrK ttr« \tllU Lor. .Tolll, I.JIKfcKcr JlLVitox Ill-hTIH 10 nllrml Iku S.mslil.ii; Cluli IN,II. KOW OO OX .WITH THE STORY CHAPTEU X AS John Lassiter had insisted, -*• the annual Sunshine Club ball was the biggest party of the year. The whole town took part, but the affair was staged by what were known as "the older families"— ably and excitedly assisted by a goodly number of families who hoped one day to be included in that category. Helena had promised John Lns- sitcr that slje would go to the dance with him, but as the date .drew near she began to wonder as to the advisability of it. "I notice that-Leah Frazicr and hci- mother arc patronesses," she told Lnssltcr. "Don't you think it would be belter if I stayed away?" Lossilcr 'frowned. "I honestly believe that.the Fraziers and their friends have been able to impress you with their -importance." He put his. hands on her shoulders and 'turned her around to face him. "Look here . . . for a whole month I've been planning on having with me the belle of the ball. 1 won't be'"cheated out of the triumph!" * 4 s AT last .he persuaded her. In her .little^ apartment Helena (uesseu 1 for the party in one of the simplest evening dresses she had been able lo ifind at Henderson's. She discovered that she was icoking forward to the Sunshine Club affair The dance was to b= held on a huge open-air plal f n built especially for Uic.occaiL.i. When Lassiler and Helena parked near the pavilion she he.iid the ihylh- nnc strains of a popular tune iiiifijng," to. them Beyond (lie car; 'countless' lanterns flickered through the 'trees. The two sat there a moment, not moving, not thinking of leaving the car. Softly Helena began to hum. "You're more beautiful than usual tonight, Helena," Lassiter said softly. She smiled up at him impersonally. "It's the summer night haze," she told him. "Affects the vision. . , . Shall we start?" . The pavilion,was well covered with dancers, most of them young, all of them enjoying themselves immensely. Beyond them, almost at once, Helena saw a row of older men and women seated in wicker chairs along the edge of the platform. Mrs. Frazier was there, splendid-looking in a white gown and a short black fur evening coat. "Dance?" asked John Lassiter, and Helena drifted of! in his arms. They danced well together. Too well to spoil it with conversation. They had danced three tunes through before Helena encountered the suddenly resentful eyes of Leah Frazier. The Frazier girl was in white, like her mother, but her gown was daring. In her faultless hair she wore a tiny gardenia. "She's truly beautiful," Helena thought. She saw Leah's arm drop from her partner's shoulder, saw her gather up the folds of the white skirt and leave the dance floor. * * * \WHAT happened then, Helena would never forget as long as she lived. Leah spoke briefly to her mother. To Helena it seemed as if there was an almost instant exodus from that row of wicker chairs. "I—I'll have to leave," Helena whispered to Lassiter. She felt that every pair of eyes there must be on her. Lassiter did not see what was wrong at once. Then, at the far end of the pavilion, he glimpsed the Fraziers and their friends leaving. "I'll meet you at the car," Helena said • quickly. "You—you can tell them that I'm leaving . . . that I won't spoil their parly." Lassiter held to her wrist. "Helena, yon can't—" "Please let me go! People arc staring at us . . ." She wrenched hcv hand free, hurried from the dance, floor. Blindly she stumbled through the darkness to Lassiter's car. A moment later he joined her. "Forgive me," ho said. "Of course you wouldn't want to slay, under the circumstances." His face was white with rage. "Damn them," he said slowly and evenly. Helena put her hand on his arm. "You mustn't be angry with them," she told him. "You mustn't get mixed up in this. You've in the bank. You've got to'do'busi- ness in this iUnyn.* 1 Lassiter turned to her, took both her hands in his. '"I never dreamed they'd do such a thing, W NASD JONES I ©I. broual }UU II. 1— , ~1 "01 course not, John T that." Wordless then, lie drove Iv through the quiet town and ba 1 ! to her apartment. There ho sa^ "You don't fed like talking t'l night. But. I've something mc' ; | to soy, Ilelena. .Won't you ha j dinner wilh me tomorrow ni{jl''{ We'll go to some quiet place." < "All right . . ." She faced hi:'a tried to smile. "It was nice of y, J tonight-to ... to try.". * * * TVEXT morning, in Courtne''' office, she told the lawyi "All I want is to'make a succc 1 of the store." . ." . ! "You're doing that," the attc ney told her cnthusiastical "Your credit policy hasn't hi business, and it's brought in pa- mcnts we never believed we'd g' And the bonus system for ci' ployes is working oul fine." j When Helena reached her offi the telephone was ringing insl tently. Taking it up, she hea' Lassiler's voice. "Helena, I ! darned sorry, but I simply cai ; make it for dinner tonight." ' "Why, that's all right," she tc 1 him. " His answering laugh was w I—I want .to fell you where going," he said. "You might I of it nnd misunderstand. I 1, to go to the Frnzicrs for din... You see tho last time they aslc me I had- something to inlcrfe I simply didn't dare turn tin down this time." "No . . ." agreed Helena du "No, you couldn't, do that. K after last night." "Helena! Last night lias not ing to do v,'ilh it. You do unde stand how it is, don't you?" .1 She told him that she did, aij Lassiter. promised to telepho; again soon. But at (i, long aft, the store was quiet, Helena broM; Her head in her arms upon til 1 desk, she burst into tears. j! Finally the tears stopped, In 1 she did not raise her bead: SI' felt too weary, too utterly aloi; : to open her eyes upon the worlj . . . There was a tentative rap j Ihe door, and through the frost: glass she saw the outline of a ma' Hurriedly she powdered, tried rearrange her hair. Then, "Con 1 ," she called. ; Harvey Jameson stood in 11 doorway. "I noticed the light," 1 said, "and I thought maybe could persuade you to knock c and see a movie with me. If yc haven't eaten, we can grab a bi on the way." Having spoken, I seemed afraid that ho, might hai presumed too much. Helena sia]mmed- shut tl drawer ;of" her desk, faced th friendly smile: .-,','Kd like to!" si said. • . . (To Be Continued) o the eaily behavior cf thesei icople, then bri^hlnebi or com- nonplace character during adolescence, their energy, their- ancestors, nnd : their physical slruc- iiire. It. was found that .the factors :cncerned in the: production of jenliis arc home'training and discipline, home Interest. 1 ;, education, travel, find reading. Those rev- clalicns were exceedingly encouraging, because they showed the extent to' which we can improve upon the qualities with which v/e begin life. Amon-j the most eminent men were some' who. in childhood, seemed to have: intelligence below the highest order; Yet, it was found thai high Intelligence, combined with Ihe greatest possible degree of persistence, Is likely lo lead to greater achievement than the highest degree of intelligence wllli less pcrsislencc. * • * People who -- become great as writers were found to rate lower In persistence .and balance, but higher in all social Irails and in emotional reactions, Ihan did the average eminent man. Writers were characterized by imaginativeness, esthetic feeling, and an inclination toward pleasure. Wrilers exceeded Ihe average eminent Individual in their desire lo be leaders, in estimating the value .of their own talents, iii originality of ideas, in memory, and in keenness of observation. . However, writers were below the average in soundness of common sense, and in the degree to which action and thought are dependent on reason. 1 Among eminent men, scientists were found to rale high in strength or force of character, in quality of mind or intellect, and in activity and balance; but the scientists were low In social qualities and in their estimation of themselves. Weather conditions are recorded by movements of birds, animals, and insects as faithfully as by the modem scientific Instruments. ,, OUR BOARDING HOUSE Train Brakes to Be Set by Special Rs BERLIN (UP) — Special li rays "will apply th- brakes : bring lo a standstill a new el trie locomotive to be used on German railways between Be. and Munich. At present its (ask is to di trains up the steep islopcs in Thuringian mountains, and speed of 110 miles an hour been attained. . i When the line form Berlin}' Munich Is electrified througlu] it is expected that the jour;| of more than 400 miles will ! completed in 514 hours. This increased speed calls special precautions, and a system of light rays has bee vented which can bring the lo motive to a stancjslilt in a markably short time. ' "' icn i| A total of 2375 tons ol rouge! used annually by American vf. men. jl With Major Hoo])| THE TIME OF GAULEQ, •SCIEMTVSTS HA.VE BEEM eTRW\MG TO IMPROv 1 THE LOT OF /-AAKJ, "&Y IMCREftSIMQ TV1E SJECESSmES OP LIFE, AWD IT "FOR ME.~-^|jMp- TO CO1<_ FlP£FLY "BEE THAT ' WIGHT AMD T)^/ MY WORD, WHEM I THIfslK OF S, ^* -i THE HOURS I.WAV (•-^^ ^- COK1CESJTWSTED UPOhJ THE PROBLEM f I HAD AM UWCLE O4CE WHOSE BRWK1 6OTSOTAS1QLEP UP WITH TH' IDEA OF 6ROWIMC5 HAMDLES OM SWEET CORSi, THAT THI HAD TO' HIMTOAN1LJ7- HUT TO GET ' HIM ^ WATCH YOUR BR N1A30R/J YOU'RE 1 . JA6LE TO' , -START A BRUSH- -SOXLP/ .^ W.,, "THINKER^ 5'^fr 'i': *?'«, f A* o^.\^ : £ \

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