The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 24, 1938 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 24, 1938
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PAfiE.FOtjk m,YTHEVH,U<3 (AKKJ COUKIEK NEWS THE BLYTIIEVILLE COURIER NEWS ' ".' TJJE COURIER IJEWS CO, H. W. HAIflES, Publisher J. OR AH AM eODBURY, Editor 6AJJKJEL F. NORRI6, "Advertising Manager "" gote National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas' Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, De- troit,i'St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas Cl!y, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the post office at Blythevlllc, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press " SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the City of Blythcvlljc, 15c per Keck, or OSo per monlli. By mall, within a radius of bO miles, J3.00 per year, J1.50 for six months, 15c for tlircc nwnlhs; hy mall In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, $8.50 per year; In zones seven and eight, $10.00 »cr year, payable In advance. Votes and Are Closely Related The President appiircmlly was |liin!<- ing' oul louii. rather thmi milking a serious proposal, when lie remarked "I a recent press conference tluit it migl'l lie a good idea to luxve the cilixuns pay their taxes on election day. Whether such a stunt, would ho at nil popular is an open question. Election clay seems to he lough enough as it is; at any rate, about hall' of us can't even lake the trouble to go lo the polls. Making it tax-payment day as well would jusl make a Iniigli day tougher. And in any case the President wasn't offering a formal plqn; he WHS just ; tossing out u .suggestion, and the odds are that the suggestion will never he * acted on. But when you stop to think about it there is a good tlcul lo recommend 51. There are two things about which we do » lot of empty talking: democracy, and taxes. We plume ourselves on our democracy, iii season and out of season. We enjoy reading about the fake elections of the dictatorships, and we like lo remind ourselves how did'ercnt it all is over here-—how every man has a vole which he casts according to the die- talcs of his own conscience, how all men arc equal al Ihe ballot box, and .how we are absolute masters of our own destiny. . - / . -Theii./iii. the- nexj breath, we like to complain about taxes. They are too high, too numerous, too complicated. The money that goes into them is not \vel] spoilt. We don't gel much for our dollars; the politicians are wasteful and spend without proper forethought. And so we go on; we brag about our voting rights and lament about our taxes, and never slop lo realize the direct connection there i.s between the two. If we set aside one day for Ihe exercise of both functions, we mighl realize, for one thing, thai our citizenship is a privilege that is M'el! worth ivvying for. Not many people in this modern world enjoy the freedom of the polls. The inert! fact thai we do have it Eels us apart. We enjoy a boon denied to many millions of people; can't we pay for it with a good grace? Second, we might also realize that the way \vc exercise this privilege of OUT OUR WAY -voting has a jnosl iinmpdiate bearing on the way in which we are called upon lo shoulder the duly of paying taxes. For these despised politicians who spend our money arc, after all, elected by ourselves, and they are extremely sensitive about trying lo do wluil they think we want them to do. If (hoy soak us through )iigh lax rales, ex cessive spending programs and all tins rest, it can not possibly be anyone's fault but our own. If we went direct from Ihe polling booth to the tax collector's office we ought lo have a much clearer idea about the privilege of thu ballot—and Ihe responsibility thai goes with il. o/ QtkeM, I'ubllcullon In lliis column of editorials fiom ullicr newspapers decs not necessarily menu endorsement bill Ls nn Acknowledgment of Interest In Hie subjects mscusscd. What Do You Think? A niur.'ocr ot candidates have expressed a willingness In open tliclr campaigns In I'ino '.Hun. Tliu:; far Uir:;c calidldal~.s have iJcc-n nivtiii no enccura'jciuenl l>y ;iny civic urgunlaiLion that we know of. Tlinsc with tt'lioni wo have di.seiisse<77nc qiifs- tioii'of Inviting ali (lie candidates' lo open their campaisn in Pine Blult have given us rather a chilled response. Tlioy seem \o think thai they would be violating some sort of creed. In 1832 Governor Fntrell applied his campaign In Pine Blulf before 5.COO people at least half of lyliojn were visitors, coining from all sections o[ the stale. These visitors bought food, they bought railroad tickets, they taught gasoline, they bought hotel rooms ami spent money in Tine Bluff for various other things. How In llic nainc ol common sense would it be politics lo invite candidates for governor, all thvcc of theni, candidate* for the Unilcd Stales Senate, candidates for congress, cnndklnlcs lor secretary of stale and lieutenant (governor . . . every last one pf them, lo open their campaign in Pipe Bluff, find assuring each anil every candidate n respectful hearing and n clinuce to present his claims lo llic ollicc lie seeks. \Yc hryvc Ihc facilities for enlerlaining a large crowd. \Ve have Hip place but we evidently lack the cnprgy or initiative to swini; such a project. Perhiii). 1 ; u'c are too timid . . . perhaps we arc nfrnKI lhal spuiponc will cry "politics" or niayljc .say ''boo" al us. i . And perhaps It mtnhl interest Ihoso who fc!|i" someUihiB or other thai several cities in Arkansas arc bidding right now for llic privilege of acting us lipst lo the various candidates and their fiiippoilcrs. The business men and civic oreanr/.alions of these cllics do not srcm to l:c suncrhi|> trinn such limidity. They consider it a benefit lo the city If they can get several thousand visitors regni'cllcss of why they m-e there. What possible harm could IK done by Invil- Insj all the candidates, every candidate for every ollicc, lo OIIPII his campaign in Pine HluII? A crowd of several thousand visitors at each aliening wouldn't dp Pine Bluff any harm through the summer, if you ask us. And (hose who fear (hey might be contaminated ii)' iiilcndinn a political rally or maybe lose a nickel or two could .slay al home and hide, and hope that the olhcv fellow will do scmetlilng to help the town, and incidentally his business. —Walter Koirells In Pine niuft Commercial. Apart, from a imilual attraction we've yet to become acquainted. >;o to speak.--Yelnuli Mc- inihin. mi ))j s prospective brirlc, whom he uirl cix works aso. By J. K. William SIDE OUNCES By George Clark limit). :<i)'i.ito. L ;i: .lii' wimu-ij l ' lold Roger in reply (hat she was IIUKCKMti:— Iirrni Irsl lli|. slr:![c>H>:<r!' n 1 1 Jtctyli Did irt- lo lirovt: wtioia'r IJj:ui "I'lcitse, (iwen, tht professor SH.VK he doesn't want anyone lo .(each her l;al>v talk." THIS CURIOUS WORLD CURVE-BAL.L- PfTCHER. ts LESS ERFEETTIVE; IN . TWAN IN S4/V THERE S AIR. RESISTANCE .— x IN DENVER, (>—-0: DUE TO THE f'r'—; HIGH ANT-UON (NSBCTS, IN "WE LARVAL STAGE, * 6(G TREES" OWER, ALMOST SCO FEET INTO THE AIR, VET THEIR. ROOTS SELDOM THE SOIL- AAORE: THAN CHAPTER XX. I have so'.nclhiny lo .lackie said lhal \vhcn slie arrived at ihc hospital. Roger looked KO Itriclil and cheerful today, so much more like himself. lli:i head was no longer swathed in band- :i{;cs; he wore his fjiimin-grln, his bine eyes liad lighted up as she came inlo his room, "I decided— 1 had belter t;o "Thai's why yon didn'l come to sec me IhenV" Roger asked. If her sudden announccuuTl war> a surprise—or disappointmcul - -- he any sifn of cillior. her now, so lh»t his eyes crinkled a 1 , their corners v/ay; he moUunccl ^ "Arcn'l yon £.C'iny lo sil down?" he asked, a:; though he \voukl lease -icr a litlle. "Aren'l you &oing lo take on" your hai so I may sec your pretty hair? You aren't going lo run away this minute, arc you, Jackie?" "No," she answered", though in her heart she wished lhal lhal were possible. If only she could have run away without having lo ray gooclby. A goodby lhal was Ihe mosl diflicull one she had ever had lo say. Thai might be forever. Bui even was nol the something she had to lell him. That was going lo be the hardest of. all. This thing that she had decided she must do. * * i CHE sal down obediently, taking ^ oft' her bat, as he had asked her to. The sunlight streaming through the window blazed across her hair, making a golden halo of her Hushed, young race. The same warm sunshine Iliat only yesterday had caressed the bent dark head of Beryl, kneeling al Roger's side. "I'm sorry you have to go, Roger said now; the some phrase that Beryl had ui;cJ when Jackie bad told her she was going home Then, amazingly, hu adtlod almost Ihe same words, too. "But maybe, afier all, it is best, my love." Jackie's heart gave a little twinge at the old familiar, mocking words. How often she had nol his Jove — and now she never could be. Now it was indeed a mockery. '•That wasn't what I wanted to lell ymi," Jackie said. She must 1,'cl this over as quickly, as painlessly as possible. "Wlial is il?" Roger asliccl. "You may loll me anything. I guess I can lake il— now." lie !;lill wore his gay grin, but his blue eyes were serious. "Jusl — tl\al you arc free," she answered, hurrying on quickly. "I'Ycc— of our ridiculous engagement, I mean. 11 isn'l necessary to go on willi ii any longer, Roger. I can explain things lo Mother. She and I understand each other better now. And she i.s jjoing to marry Mr. Scot!, anyway." "And yon still feel lhal you (ion" wanl la many anyone — at leas', nol until you're old and bored and feeble?" ' "Maybe nol even then." Jackie forced another Jillle Inugli. So linger was nol even going lo pro- lesl, 01- try lo hold ho- lo his idea, He wanted to be free, then. There could be no doubt of lhal. Jackie had tried lo lell herself that she must expect (his, but il was not any easier lo accept for all lhal. "I see," Roger said. JIc turned liis head away a moment, as hough the sunlight were too ,trong for his eyes. But when 10 looked at her again bis eyes were smiling. "That's all right, Jackie; I understand. It didn'l Uirn oul so hoi, did U — my swell idea? Though llierc was a liltle while — just before f wcnl away — lifter that nighl in llic garden — remember? — when I thought . . Bui I guess you were slill only oulling on our act." He changed lis tone abruptly, as though he THAT was it—she must return his pin. Tell him she had only accepted it in pretense, make-believe, loo. "Here, Roger," sh« fumbled with the clasp; her lingers' were frcmbling so (hat they wcro all Ihumbs. "I wanl you to tak$ (his back, (oo, O/ course il war only part of Iho joke. A sorry part. Maybe if you'd worn it, im slcad of giving it lo me, it would have brought you belter luck." She had it off no v v, she held il ouj. lo him. lie reached bis hand oul to take trial I if, then drew it back; shook hi*' really head. "No, .lackie. 1 gave it lo realized there was no use in remembering. But Jackie lliougli she ever could forget! And because remembrance was sweet, and yet so sad, she said, it was an act! Yon see I had an idea, too, Roger. I Ihought I'd see if I couldn't even put it over on yon- our engagement, I mean. I Ihought .I'd turn the laugh on you, since I knew you'd been laughing at me. I was angry—and silly—and I ... well, I guess I didn'l know what 1 was doing." Oh, she was telling him this very badly; she must make him believe her, mnkc him believe lhal she had never meant anything al all—no, not even that nighl in Ihc garden, not even lhal short while before lie went away, when she had accepted his pin. .. . well, because I rcaljj wanted yon lo have il. I slill waul vou lo have il. Jusl as something (i remember mo by. Or al leasl, 10 remember your lirsl Irial cn- IHgcment—and whal a sorry end I came lo . . ." "But il didn'l! I mean ... it was awfully deccnl of you Roger lo try to help me out. II isn't your fault il didn'l work oul. II isn't anybody's. H wasn't supposed lo. you know. H was supposed lo end lliis way." "I guess it was," he said. "I* was fun while il lasted, wasn't it, Jackie?" His tone was very ga."; agaiti. "Yes," Jackie said. "II v.-as fun while il lasted." And it was all over now. Jusl like lhal. With a few words. Bui (his was uol fun. She could not keep this up much longer. Her heart was a dead heavy load now, her throat dry and choked. Oh, she must get the rcsl ot it over very, very quickly—very, very gayly, indeed. ... She got up from her chair, milled the Dobbs hat firmly down over the golden halo of her hair, stepped back from Roger's bed. for n mo men I, only a moment, she might have buried her face and given way to the rising tumult of emotion that threatened to sweep all resolution, all reason itself away. "I must go, lioger," she said. She spoke jerkily. "I must go right invay. Or I'll miss my train. I waul to say once more—thank you, oh! so much—for everything — and . . . and goodby, Roger." That was Ihc hardest word of all, the most diflicull to say. Having said it, Jackie turned and almost ran from the room. She did run down the long gloomy narrow hall, as though she could not escape quickly enough, as though she were afraid if she did nol keep on running she would lurn back (a Tipper,teH'him/jyjp trilh—lhal this' was me' end 'o'f. everything for her. •••'• {To Be Continued) Kciscr News R. II. Kobinsun cntrrtainc'd a number of his friends Tuevhiy THE Cilnnt t'cquoia Irce has a tap rool only during llic early years of its long life. Thcreallcr, il send.'; Us rools laterally, close lo ihc Mirlacc ol Ihe ground, and lliis network may spread over luo or tlircc acres. NKXT: What nlaiil fiora to llic rclail miulirl in 10,1101) forms? lendcd Ihc gradualing exercises to tec Harry D. Anderson graduate. Mr. and Mrs. U G. Nichols of Hlylhcvillc were present at UIB graduating program when Ihcir * finished Friday night. The Icaclicragc was closed Saturday when (he teachers left, for 1 Ihcir homes. Mrs. Merrill Polk and ] her son. Bill, left for Memphis and will later go lo Stutlgarl to spend ! some time \vllli her parents, Mr. i ami Ml;;. L. 'M. Raj'. Miss Mnrguritc ' Austin left for Lonoke. Miss Flor- The Tiilietviihtr Person's llrlurn Lo Work I DIP SELL. HIM TO A • AMD YOU TOLD OH, THE POOR THING! ME YOU SOLD BUT I CAN'T HIM INTO A GOOD HOME- B-H-H-HOO- H-H-H--' HE AIN'T E ATIN" REGULAR. \—— ^ —I'LL SAV THAT- V-^S! OK HE AIN'T J ^S I BORN THIRTY VEAKS TOO SOON I5V UK, MOKK.1S IWilnr. .lnmn:il nf (in- American i>lcdical ANNHciatiflir. ami of Hy&ri.i, llic Mi^ni'mc Tul'erclilo.sis. once (he caplain of Ihe man ol d;,ilh, is now controlled to :iuch an cxlent thai it i:; no longer our leadin; problem. Much ff Ibis control has been hiou;;lH ;>l:oul by Ihe development of the .••.inatoriuiii for the treatment of r with lubeiculc-ois. and lor llic l:."iinin!; of th? Inb'.'rcnlous in the pnpcr mode of living. We- have learned much about ihr imiiiirianl farlors thai help to dr- vrlo;) luberenlosis. -Among such l:ic- tnrs ir, parliculnriy miilnutiition. uhirh aUcct.s young women \vlio dipt loo .M.-,erc!y, eitlicv for co:,mcli:: I'f.iriCtis or in order to hold a pn- i-ition i» which a .slim llgurc i. 1 ; '.ilial. ,icr tlir ixttioiU with tu'orroa- , :oairs into the hospital ar :;ni^triinm for cave, it b^coairs P'i:<;itle lo arrest the disrase or lo ^ about healing'. In Ihe treat - incut, such methods as arlifirini P'.inuiiothorax, cutlln"; of Lhe i'hrenic nerve, or operations on tl'.e rhesl are c^miimcti with ic^t, diet and siiltntie hygiene. Miss May AJice Crockett, ler o! Mr. ami Mrs. Clovis Crockett, of Wilson, is .spending ten days with her grandmother. Mrs. Alice Wilson, while her parents are on a ;acalion. 'Ihc ladir.'.-i nl the Mflhntlisl Missionary sc?iety finished Ihcir Uvo Mission study tanks at a special i Pncc p, ; , V cll for her hoInc'Vu Deliirk, nccting. 1 lie lv;o haoks v.crc: "lie-1 M j ss Suo whipple for Arka:lelphia. Miss Beulah Thompson for Little Ro::k. Miss Mary Alice Slulllc for j Piicahonla.s, Mix; Mildred -Swan lor > fynn Grove. Ky.. Miss Elizabeth Read Courier News Want Ads. Announcements Tic- Rural America" and "By Tie Waters of Bclhcsda." Mrs. W. M. Taylor r,r. and Mrs. Lena Holt of Macon and Columbia. Miss., are visit in™ in the homo of Ison for Wilmorc, Ky., Miss Robbie .heir children. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Oowan for Bcinis, Tenn., Miss laylor and Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Nellie Rush Adam:; lor Macon, Mis:sJ Gales. and J. E. Wcstcrficld lor Lcakesvillc, j Mr. and Mrs. Maurice; Lilllc of Miss. Oicss Colony .spent llic we kcixl Miss I'alsy Robertson entertained I .vith Mr. 'ami Mrs. W. M. Taylor, a nim.'jiT ol her little friends with' Mrs. W. W. Amlei.MUi and Webb a carnival p:irl, and :;hiiiib:r parly j !\ndcreo:i cf Lilboiirnc, Mo., at- &.ilm;!ay nijhl. The Courier News Been !\u thorixed lo make formal announcement of the following candidates for public office, subject to Iba Democratic primary August 8. For Connly Treasurer R. L. (BILLY) GAINES Vor Sheriff and Collector HALE JACKSON (For Re-election) Cmnilr Court Clrrk •r. \v. porren Fur County Tax Assessor W. W. (HUDDY> WATSON BRYANT STEWART jr Cniinty ami I'rcoobalii Judge DOYLK HENDERSON a. L. GLADISH (For Rc-ctcctlon) Fur <:irciill Court Clrr([ , HARVEY MORRIS I I'«r ('nunlf Keprcscnladrc* W. W. FOWLER ),. II. AUTI1Y WOOIJKOW UUTt'ON uith a year or t*o the patient Is able to leave the- in- .'.Ejliilion aiiri to lake lip asain a u^nliil ocoupation. II is ltn(inrt,<nit l'i .select HII (K<:«- p.ilinn in which the h,i/ai;l will nol ijo Increased. There an.- .several l.r •- tors to he con.sklcrc;! in selecting Mich occupations. U is Import.-.ui, liist. to (inrt work that, the iucli. victual Is capable ot doing; second, work that is sitllablc lo his coiuli- Uon ol health. Certainly, he should not return to his old occupation, If there Acre present In that job any of the fac- lot's associaltxl with tin; dcveloii- mrnt of the disease. ntt.sty trades, mining, or any o:'- eupnlion in which there is uuu:>ual physical :,traJn or fali^nc mast h^ avoided. Nnhl work is also lo be avoided whenever Dial is passible rurthcrniori!, il may not bo ad vlsable for the luberculou.s worker lo return at once lo a full-time o= cuption. Pcrhaixs half days at first with gradual increase of lime, pro vided everything is satisfactory, is the more desirable procedure. Obviously. >t is nccewary for Hip person N ho ha.s brrn affected by tubcnailcisis, and who has relumed Id work, KT hn'.T e.v.tminations :it once ovrry six wreks an<l lal"r every thrrc months, lo in ike ccrlain lint the di.'.rasi 1 is nt>t a^ain ]:rogrr. i ^tvc. In :;uch an CMamina- lion the use of the X-ray is c.sscn- Ijal. It is especially important that the person who has tuberculosis avoid dusty trades in which silica dust is present hi even small | amounts. | In Ihe adjustment of the tuhcr- i colons worker or Ihe one who has recovered Irom lliis disease lo a I vocalional occupation and the j training of \\crkcrs for occupalions 1 which they can fill satisfactorily, social medicine linds one of tho mast suitable outlct.s for il.i activities. OUR BOARDING HOUSE \vilh Major Uoople Pels Never ^^r^llK J'ASAUENA, Cat. lbTir-In her will leaving S1.MO oul of a lotal estate of Sl.oCO for the care of her I three dogs and nine cate. Mrs. ! Knthtecn Voisht ;avc the real rca- j son for the bequest to the pels in| slcad of to human beings. "They ; never v.ircd of me." the will stated. Read Courier News Want Ads. HAW—HAW/ ESAD, LADS/ 1 HAVE BUT TMIS MOMEWTGAIWED CONTROL OF MY AUFTTH APTER MEARIJJG AM HOUR AGO HOW GERTIE'S VACAUT LOOKIWG BEAU RELIEVED YOU OF FIVE COLLARS BY OUTSMARTJWG YOU ON THE MATCH TRICK ~~ HAW^ AW^^AW/ VERILY, SHOULD I > IMCORPORATE HIS CASM AMD | UMCANMY ABILITY FOR PE- 1 PUCT*OM, WITH MY CjENIUS { FOP, 1MVEKJTIOM ^^MM-M-M( WE'D MAKE MILLIOMS' • • / : ; /^ HE POPED THAT MATCH TRIGK BUT I'LL BET A DOUBLE ORDER OP SAW-BUCKS "THAT HE CAM'T PIGURB OUT WHAT YOLJP, SCREWY IMVEWT1OWS ARE GOOD "COtZ. ' V. IS THIS THE IDEA WHERE VOU TIE A RUBBER ST/VAAP OKJTO A HEM'S FOOT SO SHE CAKJ STAMP ow TH' PATE BY ;66 SHE LAVS? 9%™ Jo, BUSTER,THIS OME ^ THE CUCKOO STAMP oM IT=

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