The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 29, 1936 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 29, 1936
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BLYTHEV1LLE, (ARK,)' COURIER NEWS ! t THE,BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ' TH> COURIER-NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS '• > , ' O. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HAWES. Advertising Mau»jer ', Sole National Advertising Representative*: Eallta, Inc., Ifew York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallaui, Sana* city, Memphis Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday .Entered ns second c\ttsa matter at (lie post office .at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act et Congress, October 8. 1917. Scfvea QV tne United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By earner ;n tlie City ol BlythevlDe, 16c per w«k, or $6.50 per year. In advance. By.mail, wliiun u radius of SO miles, 13.00 per year, $1,50 lor six months, 75o for Ouec months; by inali In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, »«.50 per year; In zones seven and el«ht, 110.00 per year, payable In advance. The Path lo Freedom In a jail in Samlusky, 0., a smrill- to\\'u business njaii is »waiting I vial on a" charge of-first'degree nunxluv— because he wauled lo be -"fvee" ami didn't have Ihe wil to know wlmt freedom really is. This man, a middle-ii^ed chap iip- parciilly of the Good-Time: Charlie species, liked to fu bill, with the hoy.s and play aroiiiu]. lie, apparently, liked to go out with the givls. And he liad a wife, who was a settled, (jtiict sort of person, several years older than ho is. In this highly imperfect world there are a good many men in that same situation. Not many of them, fortunately, exercise as much stupidity and cruelty in their effort lo get oiit of it. For this man took his wife walking in the wootis one evening and, when she slopped .ahead of him'on a lonely path, phot her lo death. Now, of course, he faces an even lonelier palh with possibly an electric chair at lh c end of it, and his desire to be "free" has led him just where it usually leads.; people who suppose that freedom means the evading of • responsibilities. The case is so sordid and its principal figure is such a 'miserable .specimen of the human race that tlie whole business wouldn't. be worth thinking twice aboul—except for the fact that there are a good miuiy people who have that same foolish notion that they could be ''free" if only they:could gel rid of sonic of their Duties and responsibilities. ' < •:•; • " ,-•' ;:' The iroad to freedom isn't as simple as thai. You don't get your feet on it by running away from things. ]t is never trodden by the feet of cowards and shirkers. For one of Ihp oddest things about this world is the fact thiii, lhc surest «ay lo get this personal, individual freedom that v,o all talk so much aboul is to forget it • entirely and devote one's self (o the service of someone else. We find ouv freedom by turning our backs on it.. Lik c Columbus, we have to sail west to gel to the east. —Bruce Cation. New Attack on War Profits Socialist Piemier Leon muni of Prance believes thai munition makers sow the seeds of war, ami so Monsieur Blum is going ahead with a drastic program lo "lake Ihe profits out of war." Specifically, he propose* to nationalise the munitions industry. It i.s a step Unit (he world will watch intently. America, for in.sla'hcc, .should Ije particularly interested because members of the United States senate commillce investigating the munitions industry concluded their labors with similar recommendations. In America, of course, the proposal lo render war profitless hasn't taken hold firmly enough as yet lo result in action, France is finding, too, that Ihe program to outlaw prollleering in munitions is exceedingly difficult to mi! over. Hut the effort is worth making: Premier Blum's method 0 [ reducing the danger of war deserves a trial, at leasl. For Ed McDonald • When Ihe Imcanccrs, were kicked cut ol the slate cupliol In 1032, the .state was so liono- lessly broke thiit oven the hungriest of luinmn bumrcls turned their backs on [he nljaiutoncd and decayed remains of slutc government. Ui'l the old bird or slnte- government lived, much to the surprise or those who Had nictel II. and Unlay a Is yetting a little fat...fat enough for another fciist. L The bucanccrB liavv set sail on a new and fresh piratical advent lire. And the- battle Is on again. These pollllcnl pirates nro never niniilillati-rt. They arc only subdued temporarily. They bob up m new raiment., .with new fuces, * • * * There Is one man In (his race, who IK nin- iiliiB without, bcnclll ol wiml-licclcrs, hunycrs- on, imlrt hirelings, and ambliloiis wunlcl-he deputy governors. The only connections he has are thousands of friends, miulc over a long period of public service, who expect nothing in return but, n justification of their faith. And thai man Is Ed McDonald, the next governor of Arkansas. • : * * * Ed McDonald Is our neighbor. He Is one of us. He -.speaks our language. Thai, however is merely a contributing factor in our support,. Wo.would have to be for ud McDonald, even If he lived in izarcl comity., .because we. know that Ed McDonald Is receiving l,i s support from thousands of. good, honest people who believe in him, and not from any political clique not from any deputy governor, or paid and professional politicians, ,• -Waller Sorrells jr. In Pino Bluff Commercial. Any quarrels, of dissension among the leaders of the (Townsmen movement, will not aired the following, \vhlch- Is tremendously in cm-nest about. It. -Corner Smllh, vice president of Townscnd's Old Age Pension Organization. *. * * Women never have been up to any good. My candid opinion of the species, obtained from history, Is' llmt they have created little and destroyed much. -Mrs. Amy Johnson Mol- llson, fnmoiis avkilrix, ' •* « It is the American Liberty League, the Schwabs anrt Ihe Mellons, who are preventing us from getting enough on which to live. —Robert Smnllcy, Luzcrnc County (Pa.) Unemployment League. * * * Present world conditions demand that we face the hideous possibility of war, and it is both un-American and un-Clirlstian to face such a possibility without reasonable preparation. —Chaplain Willard W. Jones, Camp nix. OUR WA /THE DAY OF THE GENTLEMAN HA"=. EXACTLY TH I GlT IM SO MANJV FI6MTS - KIDS THINK I'M A SISSY.'VVHX POSSUM PAEKEE AM 1 TO\D TAVLER NCV HAVE TO FI6MT ~ EVERYBODy'S, SCAIET OF 'EM .' WHEN VOU SEE A FELLER F3AEEFOOTED WITH HIS SHlET TAIL OUT, AN &UTTOMS, VOU HE AIMT NO LAP DO& ~ ARRIVED -TM ANUS TO &EUTLEMAM JIM COEBETT : MOTHER'S HAVE A SHINING EXAMPLE.' TMIRTV VEARSTOO SOOM SIDE GLANCES By George Clark . i \ :. _ . :..' v.l^ j J ^SiitM tm ^kf^ff. ir I .O"\J^> —. • Its lieuii throe months since you' were knocked oul anil ymir <hul anil I 1'ocl licit you should either start "your -hiifk, or go (jet it job." fijisQjRious WORLD ^ . USED FOR LOCATING OBJECTS IN FOG, OR. AT NIGHT, ARE SO SENSITIVE THAT THEY CAN DETECT A MAN ONE MILE AWAV, THROUGH ^ BY THE HEAT- , SOME SPECIES OF COCKROACHES CAN Infra-red ray dctcclore will b:- insert on modern vessels for dctMUng other vessels and icebergs through dense fog. Th new British liner, Queen Mary, is equipped with an "ultra short wave searchlight" which sends out short waves thai bounce back, or echo, when vhev strike any object in tiic distance. Breaking a Child of Left-Jiandcdncss M.ay .Impair His Nervous System nv t)i;. MOIIKIS Krtilcr. .Icuinal of (lie AmrrU-un Medical Asscrialir.n, :iml nf IfjECK*, Mie Uc.ltlh ,ll;i(;a?ii;n 'Ilicre are theories about left and riglit-hnnnrilnr.% Mian about almost, any other of ilic physical chariietcristicK o[ .1 ini- innn Ittlng. Most, of thr.v belief:; iire based on symbolivn and Things lhr<l arc Icfl-Iiannon. m sinistra'.. arc said It be harmful; Ihcsc that arc- riglu-lmnrfal. or di'Xtral, arc believed pleasant and correct. Since psychologists began pay- Ing attention to these imitcn. \vc have learned lhat lcfl-h?ndcd- ncss may bn normal physical action fo:- many children. ,nvi. indeed, i- lo be encouraged tor them. lest- Interference ^i tnnn Tlie child ivhn is Mi-handed Is. in a way. unforlnmr. b-jc.iirte of universal recosnltion of rialit- handcdne.w as the standard. Doors, keys, traflic nilc.;, initvii- nients. gulf courses, and hi-Jeb'ill diamonds arc laid mil hi 'mnst Instance.! for the benefit of ihc rljht-liamUxl performer. II, -therefore,' Is not ,-nr that, ccn.islonnl!:.- lhc lei I.; child shovld seem lo br awkward than he reallv i more It should be undersionti that Ihcrc are two sides lo th« brain The left Mrtc of the brain ron- tvo'.s the movement,'! of 11,0 -(viii side of the body, and lh" iiclu tide of ths brain ccnirois reovemenk of the left side t body. Tn t]in brain there arc C3r!ain pcrtinns which cciitro] movements of lhc hands and eyes; clhci- Th» AnnotiKccments •JT.o Conner news tins been authorized lo make formal announcement or tlie following candidates for public office, subject to Ihe Democratic primary nax' Auirust H: For Itcprrscnlalivc In Congress Z/\L Ii. HARRISON For rrosccattn K Attorner O. T. WARD BRUCE IVY DENVER L. DUDLEY MARCUS FIETZ For Cnuiily Judge VIRGIL GREENE S. L. OLADISU NEJLL KEED For Sheriff ami Collector HALE JACKSON JOE S. DILLAHUNTY For County Trcasnrer ROLAND GREEN For Circuit Court Clerk HUGH CRAIG For rjc-Elcction for 2nd Term For County CouH Clerk MISS CAREY WOODBURN For re-election !or second term For Stain Senator LUCIEN E. COLEMAN For Comilj Rcprcscnlatlve IVY W. CRAWFORD For County Assessor I?. L. (BILLY) GAINES For Kc-ctectton to a 2nd Term For Constable, Chlckasairbi Township HARRY TAYLOR FRANK MCGREGOR E- M. EATON WEDNESDAY. JULY 29, 1 SoJtuck lor £ove kr NARD JONES O'»(.,. ' CHAPTER XII IN the sudden darkness, with only Ihe spot of yellow from Jameson's flashlight, Helena's head began lo whirl. It was with an effort that she managed to follow him to Ihe elevator. Inside the cage they brushed together for an instant, and ho caught her arm. "I ... I thought you were fall- Ing," lie said uncertainly—and then Helena found herself held firmly ngainsl him, heard him whispering, "I love yon . . . I've loved you since lhat first day in the store!" With an effort that was beyond her own strength, Helena shoved herself free and staggered back against tlin wall of the elevator cage. The flashlight clattered to the floor and she retrieved it quickly, sent its beam /nil into Jameson's ynlc, twisted features. "If yon come near me again," Hclcm lold him evenly, "I'll use this as a club!" The threat was unnecessary. Wordless, Jameson stepped to the control lever and started tlie cage downward. "Suppose wo pretend that it never happened," Hr'ena said. "I'd rather go on hor/e alone, if yon don't mind. Any—and I appreciate what you'v^shown me." She hurried oiv through flic darkness as if pursued by some frightful apparition she dare not turn and face. It was an apparition made up of. many facts. Tlie fawning Jameson, so lacking in control that she felt somehow ashamed .for him. The cold, deceitful, malicious Leah Frazlcr. And lioger Barnes, pretending to be nn ally. Even—yes, even John Lussitcr. John Lassiler who would liiivc friendship only until it began lo pinch. "I've got to leave . . ." she told herself over and .over as she rushed on in the darkness. "I've got to i'et out . . ." As publisher of the toxvn's two newspapers for all of 30 years, ISen Morris had seen a varied lot of people wall; in and out of. his oflice. But never in all those 30 years hart he seen a more determined one than Helena. "Let IYY: get this straight," Morris said gently. "You soy you are going to ask Courtney to draw up papers which will make Henderson's an employes' stock company. The salary yen have coming you wish given to some worthy town charily. The Henderson house you intend to have sold, and the proceeds turned jovcr to the same chnrily. Is that correct?" Helen?, nodded slowly. "I'm leaving town tonight. Mr. Courl- ney can draw up the necessary papers and send them to me. I'm asking him to be one of the officers of (he new company. I'd like to have you as one, Mr. Morris." "Rut why?" "As a newspaper publisher you're interested in the town as a whole. You'll want lo see the store— Ihe biggest establishment here— be a success." "I couldn't very well accept," Morris lold her. "Bui I'll make you a promise," he added with a grin. "I'll watch Courtney, and if it looks as though he's not doing right by your ideas I'll— I'll blast him good!" Helena smiled. "I ... I sort ol felt I could count on you." got up from his chair, moved around tho desk and confronted Helena seriously. "I just want lo say I'm sorry you've decided to do this. The town needs a woman like you. But I can tell by the cut of your jib that neither love nor money could stop you. . . ." He chuckled to himself. "Well, after all, you're a woman and maybe love could. But imyhow, not money, and that's what's involved in this ease." "Yes," said Hole n a slowly. "That's ... all that's involved in this case." It w;is still early when she left the- publisher's oflice and made her \v;iy toward Henderson's Department Store. Without removing her and coal, she sat down to ;i typewriter and tapped out a short nole to Courtney. "I am leaving town tonight," she wrote. "Please draw up the papers necessary to turn Ihe slorc over lo tlic employes, with yourself in ;i salaried advisory capacity. Whatever details you decide upon will be salisfactory with me, and you can send the papers fo me for my signature. The salary due me is to he /turned over to charily, and also the proceeds from the sale of Ihe house." She added a paragraph of appreciation for Courtney's help, and signed it "Helen;)." This done, she left her own office and walked briskly down the hall fo Koger Barnes' rloor. "As soon as I leave here," she told him evenly, "I'm going to lhc cashier's office to have her write you a check in lieu of notice." "You're what?" he said, unbelieving at first. "I— I don't know what you mean." ."I mean you're through, Mr. Barnes." She smiled grimly. "Fired —discharged— whatever you like to call it." Barnes got to his feet, his thin face crimson. "I expected some- tiling like this from you. But I'm warning yon flit-'.—" "No," Helena interrupted hi quickly, "I'm warning yon. I hr»' certain plans for this store, and I you try lo slop them—1C you ev( allcinpl lo question the UgalitJ f\ Peter's will—I'll, give you sons explaining lo do. You sec, I Utiof about those hinders in tho wan house, Mr. Barnes." She did not wait for Barnc,,* reply—if indeed, there was or** A glance was enough l« tell lirj lhal she had found her marls Will! a flourish she swung out <'| lhc room. t « t T-ITELENA peered from the dow of one of the town's going taxis, her knees prosstf hard jigainst ttie single, hlnck sui^ cnse she had so gaily packed fi| Cresl Mountain Lodge. ,.| The car sped down the mail street, past Henderson's Depaivl int Store, past lhc biggesl mov:; house. Then pasl lhc newspap, oflice. Helena wondered win;. Ihoy would be saying loinorro<^'| Human, honest, a little bitter . .,; she hoped they would regret soiv- of the things they had said af-' done. Perhaps they would, all e: ( ccpt Leah Frazicr and her mothr* | Beautiful Leah Frazicr who wo ! a liny gardenia in her hair ai| brought John Lassiter witii crook of her finger. "Here's the station, lady . '.^ The driver jerked the brake lev- with one hand, indolently reaclul back with his other lo open U'j door. " "My bag, please," Helena said.'] "I'll take your bag, Helena.":: John Lassiter was standing J front of the laxi door, wailing! "I'll just put it in my car, l>,y! cause you're going back up townjj Helena Iried her best to her voice steady. "You're wronli though. I delcsl Ihe town, so I'M I leaving, and—and hadn'l you bejj ler climb into your car and—" In'.] \'oice was getting shakier arlj shakier, "go take Leah Frazier fi<|| a ride?" Lassiter grinned. "It was Lc;!'j| who thought she was taking n;j for the ride. But I'm grateful j|. lier because if it hadn't been full Leah I might have let you get oy'jl of town. You sec, she telephone: 1 }' that Barnes said you'd tied ll'l can lo him. Wanted me to something about it. So I am." "W-what could you do aboTll if?" ; "I couid ask you to marry rn'j I could suggest lhat we have || disgustingly big wedding and nil invite lhc Fraziers or any of Ihcl friends. Would you like that?"':! "I—I don't know." jl "Well. . ." John Lassiler lift< her bodily from lhc cab, "01 thing is certain. You're going stay here tmiil yo-v. d^oi^e!" THE END which central- the muscles lhat take part in speech. When parents try to change a ^ungstcr who is normally left- handed into u right-handed child, they really are endeavoring 10 change Ihe mechanism which controls motions through the nervous system. As a resi'lt. the cliikl may hesitate in its motions, this hesitation revealing itself in extraordinary awkwardness and in difficulties in speech. Thus, many authorities arc inclined to credit stuttering and stammering In certain cases to the fact, that a normally lett- hnndcti chilti was forced to become right-handed. Remember, however, that this stuttering and stammering in speech may also be reflected in difficulties in rending, in writhiB, in Ihinking, and in behavior generally. If Ihe mental machinery is ad- houlcl result cither in delay Along with Icft-liamlcdr-f Ihere may be Icft-eycdncss. One eye usually is . dominant. It is used in sighting for shooting, for kclfnyj, for bnsebnll, or for any ether performance which requires eye and hand co-ordination. .Remember, also, that the dllVI- culty of adjustment, may be so serious as to bring abort irritation, fatigue, and reactions of obstinacy and stubbornness. Thus, child psychologists insist that children who arc lazy, children who lie or steal in an unusual man-, ncr, cr who manifest other ex- 1 trncrdinary forms of conduct may do so simply because of dili'icuf-j lies in adjusting Iheir physical machinery lo types of control for which that machinery never was intended. Prairie Dogs Ravenous CASPER, Wyo. (UP)-Banchcrs of the Bales Hole' country are Campers' Area In Forest To Be Wider EI,Y, Minn. (UP)—An on!ar^ campground will form n part ol' 1 new recreational urea under i' vclopmcnf, In the Superior Nalk al Forest. The area, including appro mutely 80 acres of forest wh^ will be preserved in Its natu! condition, with the cutting of ti bcr forbidden, will be devclo] on Meander Lake in the "" L ^ C H , lai " rmmt ! , for the cnl the camp facilities arose from (',.great number of tourists - visit/! lhc site, it was explained 1\original campground was cc stnictcd in 1934. "Meander Lake," according n. C. Marlinscn, superintendent, r - OUR BOARDING HOUSE £'?'/'•'•-"!_""' - fy& ty^E ARE A COUPLE |;f Oh- CUCKOOS YOU'LL § • KAVE TO SHOO OUT J m, OF YOUR FIREFLY -A Wfa BEE CLOCK -BEFORE ^ m* IT'LL -ncK.-pROFESSOR' j<f HOW ARE YOU GOIMG TO ' [./ KEEP THE FLOWERS IX r,5c^) 9-°S!HG UP SHOr '|\ WHEK) YOUR TRICK BEE V IS OM THE WIGHT eH IF T ? ( -STEP OKI THE STARTER" / t^ <3ET YOURCOMCRETE / MIXER TO - » ^ .vens/docks,' ral (s a Major Hoopll QME OF OF MY TRIUMPH "POTATO OM -YOi'. : "POTATO <=>KlM THAT c'ni v, ^ '? BE PEELEO OFF-HY'^rif-f ^ PULLIMG THE ^--- :--V'->. BETTER L-OOK IMTO THE MATTER ^^^Riff^Y -^t ~^^^SU) T" \f>^ CWJ S§pg\^ ,7-2»' UjgWjfefe A PROFESSOR O? 4*8B£

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