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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 27, 1938
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PAGfe '(AUK.)' COtWllEK NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TA* COURIER NEWS CO. H. W, HAINES, Pub!iih«r it GRAHAM 6UDBURY,- Editor SAMUEL r, NORRIS, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: 4fK4risis mines,- IripV, New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louts, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered aS second class matter nt- the post office at BfyOievllle, Arkansas, under net of Congress, October 9, 191V. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the City of Blythcvtlle, 15c per {reck, or 6Sc per nionlh. By mall, within a radius or SO miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months, 76o for three months; by mail in postal zonet two to six, Inclusive, 4&.50 per year; In zones seven and clflil, $10.00 licr year, payable In advance. Agreeing To Observe The Law Over in Groove county caixlitliitos foi- the Democratic nomination for various comity offices h.'ivc signed a .solemn pledge which hits been published in the Paragouhl Daily Press. It reads as follows: "Agreement "To Whom It Jliiy Concern: "We the undersigned, as candidates! for (lie olVices opposite our names, hereby pledge ourselves to comply with the pure election l;nv of the Slate of Arkansas, especially as the .same re• latcs to the purchase' of poll lax receipts. All Uie undersigned hereby solemnly agree not to purchase directly or indirectly any poll t«x for any person in Greene cottnty during the campaign." Somehow \vc arc at a loss to understand why it would be necessary for candidates for public office to enter • into an agreement not to attempt to break or evade the pure election laws. The laws are on the statute hooks. Observance of the law should be required of political candidates the same as any other citi/.en. A "gentlemen's" agreement to obey the' law seems su- . perduous unless candidates proceed on the theory that all's fair in "love, war and polities." If so just how binding . would such an agreement be? EnGarde, Kind • : i The little incident of France's duel; ing dramatists came out of Kur'opc like -' the warble of a slightly touched lark _ rising above the of war. How heartening to be reminded that though most of the news from the continent these days concerns man in the mass and figures in the red, the ... French are still being French, ,'md of. fense to the honor of an artist can •; still lead to crossed blades at dawn! :; Well, not at dawn, exactly. The ;; duelists, Messieurs Bourdct and Born.. stein, both overslept and didn't make the field of honor till noon. JL Bom-dot v fought in a black Hombin-g hat, M. ~ Bernstein in a gray fedora. The slaugh- • ter was stopped whim M, ficrnslcin . pinkc;! M. Bourdet in the. arm. All in all, it was a pretty sad affair, as okl-fashioncd ctitling matches ^i> • But as a modern duel between t\vn • niiildie-agcd Frenclinicn, it was perfect. The American scene would he con- OUT OUR WAY sidcrahly brightened if the native authors and artists and musicians employed such means of settling their differences. Our one-punch battle in a night club is drab by comparison. Duels arc much funnier. Symbol nl Work Treaties, agreements, alliances, acknowledged or merely understood,lend to lose their quality of reality in the public mind and become mere cartoon symbols unless they happen to evidence themselves in 'some slarUing, dramatic manner. The other day Paris wanted urgently to communicate; with Prague by telephone. It tried to 'call through two channels. The lirst was transmission Hi rough Germany; tin: second, through Italy. Neither could l>o obtained. German and Kalian telephone officials refused to transmit the call. Contact was finally made by telephoning first through Germany to Warsaw—made possible by international agreement--and then having the call transmute:! to C/echoslovakia. The Italian and German refusals of transmission cut France off from eastern Kurope for a period of hours. That sudden, cn'lcitl/itwl isolation must have brought the Rome-Uerlin axis before the eyes of the French with such a semblance of reality that they must have felt they could almost put out their hands and touch 'it. o/ i'ubllcriUo'n In this column of editorials from other newspapers docs not necessarily mean endorsement but is 1111 acknowledgment or Interest In Hie subjects discussed. A Stale College and the Public Henderson Slate Teachers' College al Avka- del|:hia is n ftnlc institution, supported by slate (axes, and the public lins n complete right to ask why the (ruslccs removed President J. p. Womsiclc. Since Mr. Woniitck became president of Henderson ci!;!)L years ago. tlic enrollment has In- crossed approximately Irani Mtl lo 1m. Much ' comtruction tins licen cmnpleled, Including three J', (lonnltorlr.s. ;i t-rnlrnl hraliiif; plant, a prcsi- 2 timl's home, a .stiKlonl •recrmlion luill, n j-ym- nasinin. a sliujiiuii mul camjms drives. Tlic public h bound io be ijn|>re.wfil ivilli the groirtli ol this state collei;c in cnrollinr-nl and institutional plant under Mr. Womack's adinini.stra- llon. It the Irmtces. in the face (if this record, felt (ticy had good and siiiricicnl rcnsoiis for dis- inKsiHH Mr. Womack, they should make an ap- liropn'ate statement lo the pulilic. -Arkansas Gazelle. no i feel heart-broken over the loss of my music? No. On (he contrary. I now [ret I am giviiu; the people souicthinfi fundamental, and I am iiniii)}-.—I'rcdcrfc Fratlkin, former con- CMtmastcr »f (lie Boston Kyinpliony Orciieslr.i. whose doctor* ordered "No inii.sic.- and who has gone into Ihe restaurant business. The first iT.,)K)nsibi]ily nt Inlxir is (o i;ct (o- Udher in one big fnmily.—Mayor Fkucllo LII- Ciuarilia ol New York city. 1 expect (<i slay here for n wliilc lonccr.- Eannicl S. Ko\v]ri of E'hiliHlclphi.i. oe-ye:ir-o!il Civil War vclri.m. By,). R.Williams / HE THOUGHT! IT XA/AS ME \ THAT HIT HIM WITH />v TOMATO, AN' HE WALKS OVER AN' BUSTS ME ONE—II WAS WONKV MINES WHO THREW TH' TOMATO-X SEEM 'IM/. ' AMD ^ VOU DIDN'T STRIKE PACK AT HIM? , DEP THER'S A TOUCH OF SCORtO IN TH' BULL'S TONE THERE--1 WONDER \VHV E\JE!>i A. BOSS DON'T LIKE A SQUEALER? THEY GET A LOT OF- VALUABLE INFORMATION FROM SQUEALERS AMP THEN HAVE '"' FOE IT.' WELL, ITS TW'SAMt WITH COPS'-THEVll HAMMER. A GUV TILL HE TALKS IN HIS SLEEP, AW THEM DESPISE HIM PER TA.LKIN'' IT MAKES 'EM SUCCESSFUL COPS AW THEV HATE TH 1 BOVS WHO MAPE 'EM A SUCCESS .' FRIDAY, MAY 27, 1933 SIDE GLANCES By George Clark V s "* S/' •^•WV '• "Tin's is father. You know the type—lovable old character.' THIS CURIOUS WORLD M William Ferguson WHEN IT MOVED OFF liNTTD SPACE. &?! . ABILITY TO UNDERGO LONG FASTS, ARE TAKOvj ; ALONG BY AFRICAN NATIVES i ON SAFAR.I, AS A SOURCE /. OF FRESH POOD. STARTING AT "THE! SOUTH POi_€l, A PERSON O\K| TRAVEL- IOO AMLES NORTH, ICO AAILES EAST, AND IOO MILES SOUTH . . . AfNJD J=IND HIMSELF AT THE: POLE AGAIN. EACH time a comcl comes near the sun it lows a portion of ill train, awl this material never is recovered. Whenever tbc earth pass;.". throui;lt tliese wandering particles, they Hash and burn out in the fraction of ouv alinoxplicic. Nfi.VT: A siiuiid aiidilitc (n ;1 n 1; \n at rour yards c.iu lie heard l>j- ;i <ll>K turn far? The EITecls ol' On I ho Eyes 1!V I)H. M01UUS riSIIHKlM l-'ililnr, .Inurnal or Ihe American Medical AssDrtalifln, anil ot llysrhi. tin- iieallh MaR.i/.iui; As \\c ^.rnw older onr cye.s become less ellicicnt. We find 'il <li!ti- ciill. t-i ;;<-e as well as we did previously, pM-licularly for re,i(lii>f;.md c!o:*o \voir;. Cur eye:; tire sooner Ihiiu tbey did previously. Because ll:<- tfeues »( the: o!d do nol ha.vR llif .power of repair dial esist.s in Ihc tissue* of Ihe young, inferlioii. sli'Alil licinoirhajes. and oilicr <-l!,iDie.-, lir-al ninj-p slowlr, <-i:ms who spcclal|y.e in discnsc.s of th? rye have been r.ivinK miicli at- lenlion to these problems in recent years. On™ ot the difnruHirs wilh Dio eyes in old age is the f.i-l I'nal, the lens of Hie eye is nol as elu^lic in use as it is in youth. Therefore, we continue lo sec well at a distance l:al cannot sec as well rlosr up. Thh condition is called presbyopia. Usually Oils come.s on in the micicilc I'.Ku-s. V,ut in people who arc brim lar-..i;hle!l or wilh lots ot nsi.igirm- (iMii. i! may come on eailier. .V. my '.romei! \vho are .scn-j.'icr ;.M:.III wearing eyeglasses ir\ io ;:-.< :1 ilicai niter middle a^c. ;;r.M in.;: >r! attempt to use alt sons of c..o rirp|v-i. eye tonics, eye lot inns. arc! ether materials, with the -(i-a thai (htse miy in some manner cor- icrt the lis>sucs flnd ftupro\-c suh!, "Ilie result is thai they contir.u? :.t:;»iiun^ an^ fatiguing the ti^.sirs lo ni:h an extent lint p?nvi,i:y tv. se:^ as cffrrls may lake p!,i?? wiii'a miihl be avoided. Recently Ur. K. M. Alpn has rni- pl-."riaxl the fact thai ol!iei-rhi:].;cs which occur in Ihe eyes o! ihr ,i:„< -i. while trifiinj, ponictlines ::ive a Rcod deal of pflin and (rouble and may be avoided. As a person gets older, tlic white part of the eye is not os iinoolli and not as white as formerly, but lends to gel. thicker, redder and rougher. Tiio fit-dilation is not ;is wood as previously, : ;o that Ihc eyelids may net rather si-alv. Furthermore, they lend lopluip mid i-rach in (lie aimlra .more easily than wlii-n o:u: is yn-iii-j. The eyelashes become fewer and dioiier. "xnctly as Ihc hair falls c>'if uilli incmisrd -.i^c. For !his rcascii. older people are more likely lo not. cinders and <lnst in Hie eyes llian the youii','. ami (he irri- lation heals Icf.s quickly. Most of Ihesc are simple conditions easily relieved by the use of hot coniprcK-es of a solution of boric aoi;l. 1;:U, Ihcro is d.niKcr ( styes or small abscesses ma,- form because correct hygiene is not pnifticcd mon cnoiisli. Finally. Ihc rondition.s called catniacL and glaucoma :\ifc"t Ihc aged much miac than the- ycuivj. ) The onset of these conditions is insidious and ninny ti;nrs can be [avoided, if older people will arranic I to ha,'c an r-x-iinlnation c.f the eyes j miit.'e at least once a year. [Traffic Perils Attributed i To Poor Lighting DETROIT nil') — Although he believes Dctroil Is the best, llghleti city in li:c United States. Louis, Louis J. Schveiife. superintendent of the public lighting (iepaitmeiil. will not be satisfied until "improved light his" of heavy Iraftlc streets has been doubled. I?ic)i dividends in the saving of jives.have hcoii reaped 0:1 the 210 miles of "improved lighting" streets and the night traffic, problem would be virtually solved If nn additional 2CO miles of such lighting were ef- <niiii-:ii nni:rriM:c_iii-rf,, I'Xttfftl to text Ihc t;tr:ittixt>ti\-f iu:id i, >n;i.ii(isi:— >v i- -.< 111 uif/(Ht_i »-(i<- \\itntrrt |(H«T»T. rr-x lo n llltll VorJ;, mi n xrrrrt itiln\l<iii. CHAI'TKf! XXKf JT swnied (o Jackie, goinL' bad; lo Roger, lhat (lie cab would never re;ic)i the hospital. Oh, what if licryl had nol come ciflcr Jicr, kcpl her from Icavini;? Then she would never have know the truth about Koycr, never would have known (hat lie loved her. This hist thought, was so Irc- mendon:; thril Jackie's heart beat fasler than the ^pinning wheel;;. Ik-ryl had said (hat it had been Jackie's name that noi;cv had after all. I decided I was wrong — about L'vcrythinff. That's why I camo hack," "What made you decide lhal?" ftoicer- asked. His glance was searching, riuivjlionins. e * t TACKIK'S fiiine did nol waver Ijc- " fovc it. "Ueciiusc I love you, Ilogcr," she wild simply, lioneslly. The light lhat came inlo her ryr.s niiidt! her very lovely. So lovely lhat P.ogrr had lo turn away :\ moment before lie could answer her. ''You . . . you don't mean thai/' ho said. His (one- still was Hay and casual, oxcopt for an undercurrent of piigei-iicss that no effort could suppress. "I never meant anything much in all my life," she went on. "IVc been an awful little fool, fiotfcr. Prclcmling 1 didn't want anything to do wilh love, bnildiiiH sui-h wild, impossible day-dreams of wh;il I would do wilh my life. ™ I out in his delirium, lhal I f" lli " B °" a " ; ' cl - '""kc-ucliere. his belief (hat Hcryl w,, Mel-in* ' ,", W ^ "°' hjnfi 1) "'" 1Cl ' S !».• «vcu h, ••fc > tt^tii^^\sr M &T,i^ r i been merely actiriK llien durin;; ' came back" to toll you. I'd like (o tell everyone — the whole world — loved Jackie all Ihe lime, as sh: "But you just lold me— only a with it after her. AS long as slic lived Jackie knew " .she would never target (he light thnl sprang into KORCI-'S eyes, that illuminated his whole face when (bat door opened and .he saw lhal she had come hack lo Jiim. II was a beautiful light. It Sold her, more' elonucntly than any •ivords, that rioter loved her. "Yoli mi.'-'Ked your train.'" Roger Said. His lone was gay. He tried io he casual but his face slill rilowccl. The nurse murmured something (hen iibuiit ,nn errand the would iiUonrt, closing the door quietly ;is =hc nlippccl out ot (he room, proving lhal she tad a feminine and an imdCTslamling heart hidden l>e- nealh the stiff slarchncss o£ her jrisp wliitc uniform. "Yes, I nifecd it," Jackie said. "On pin-pose." "On purpose!" "Of course." Slit crossed over (o (ho lied, drew a chair up close beside il. She snatched oft licr hat, tossing jl aside, so that once the sunshine; .streaming in just another one, Jackie. In fact I'm sure ot il. You only think you love me—or al least yon'rc only saying it. Because you feel jiorry for me, because I cracked- up. because I'm not much good any more. . . ." "Don'l say lhal!" She Kot lo licr feet, beni over lo silence him \vilh ;i finger held ngainsl his lips. "It's nol thai. I'm nol sorry for you. Why should 1 be? "soon you'll be jusl as you always were, we'll forget all about all this . . . your crack-up, the liospilal. . . ." "Yon don't know what you're saying!" His voice was harsh. "Pity is akin to love, you know. Hasn't Beryl (old you—the truth about me?" He looked her now, into her eyes—a look that would not lei her glance away. 3 £ * ''•TJKHVL has gone to Now York," Jackie answered. She did .not say whether Beryl had told her or not. Beryl had asked her not to. "Why should''she ssy anything to me? Oil. yes .''. . She did say thai she would be liack as (biougli the window made a bril- soon ns she could, that she had to liaiit halo of licr golden hair. "I go on some very important mat- dccidira I didn't want lo go, ftoger,' Icr." know about thai," Roger said. The look of pain in liis- blue eyes deepened; his tone slill was gruff. "It's no use," he added. Ho turned his head nv.v.y again for a brief moment; his hand lying on Ihc cover cjcnchcd hard w» lluil Ihc knuckles stood out. Then he- forced himself to meet Jackie':; eyes once more. "I might as well tell you, Jackie. They don't drink I'll ever he able: to walk again." "You mustn't ray that!" Jackie protested as she had before. Now she did put her arms around liis neck, gently, drawing him lo her* cradling his head ngainsl her heart. "I won't holiove it, Koger. You mustn't believe il, cither. We won't think about il, talk about it von. besides, that lias nolhing lo do with what I came back lo tell you—dial I love you, (hat I always have and always will." "J tell you I'll never be ;my good any more," Roger :;aitl, ahnosl bitterly now. "I'll never he able to fly ... dial's what hurls Ihe most. Hut I'll never be able even (o crawl on Ihc ground. I couldn't hold you lo a piece ol a man like that, Jackie. I couldn't let you Iliink you loved me, he- cause ot your pity. I'd rather be dead!" "Poor Doger," Jackie said, "I do pity you, but nol because of wli;il you lliirik. I pily you, darling, because you don't know much—yet- about love. Love has wings. Love can never he chained lo the ground. It can conquer ovcrylhing, if given half a Irial. Do yon suppose I give a darn thai you may nol be able lo flyV IJo you suppose I can slop loving you now, even if you can't walk again? Oil, my darling!" She bent her golden head so lhal lie could nol ECO the tears that tilled her eyes. Her voice held all Ihe love, all the infinite tenderness of womankind. "I love you Roger, veally love you, can't you understand?" "I'(, but I'll try," Roger said. A tear Hint did not como from Jackie's eyes splashed on her hands. She held him closer, pul her lips against his. This was not such a kiss as they had exchanged, before. Those faded inlo nothingness. For this kiss sealed fove that was »unity true, that would nol be denied. Much later the nurse opened the door, very quietly. There.had been iio response to licr knock. "A telegram for you, Miss buini,"'. .she said, murmuring an ajjologyy for intruding. "II is marked vusli, sa I guess il is very important," (To Be Concluded) 'ectcd on main thoroughfares, lie! bald. ] Improve tlic lighting, the super-; hik'ndcnl advises. :iml you will i eliminate most of the accidents in- [ clviiiK tlrinkiiiK drivers, " drivers cause accidents, 1 ' ] 10 .':;nd. "not' lircy have ;cen flrinkin^ but i)ecause they aunot sec on improperly lignlctl; -trccts." ' Schrcnl: also believes that «'dl- i itihtcd .streets will cut down Ihc, lumber of hit-and-run umilcnts. j "IliiRhlcn the street." he said.; 'and tl:c driver hasn't the moral' :oura^c to run au'ay.' 1 j Visibility is the fundamental re- j Hiirf'incnt tor Ihi? safe jiioveinent; if traffic, ami flic more uuiin ' ilreot.s which ;u~c cf(nJppi'r! v.'iMt i 'improved ii^lilint;." the Ir-s traffic I iccidciH.s there \vi!l be, he said. Art Interest Aroused In Rhode Island Drive Tiie wife of a eerl-iin Hir.-.lii ' :<llls him "K" for ::horl, s/im-p his- 5 lanic- is M:ima'.;i!ii Salyaiiarayana Varaprasada Vena Vanknta I.ak- [ jnKirashtinb.i ll;v> ["aiKalii Oaru.' PROVIDENCE, R. I. i,UI>) — A prnjrcl In .sUniuJatc crcalii'c infer- wl in the arLs among residents o[ t'jwns and villages lacking galleries ami museums is beiiiB spnnsor- cci by Droivn Universiy and the Rli'Klc Island School of Design. A .series of varied exhibitions arc displayed in store windows, libraries, schools and manufacturing p)»nt.'i of a rioKCii ronimunitics. I'Jaeh community has a special weekly exhibition. Mate-rial Tsr the so-called "art caravans" i.'i contributed hy Rhode Island professional arlisls, art teachers, painting and sculpture connoisseurs and tut enthusiasts. Exhibits include -specially selected oils, walercolors, p;istcis, pencil s k e I c h c s. woodcarvings. block prinl:.. jewelry, textile designs, p-tldy. liand-loumcd rut's, sla^c- srt ati:i ciolls. Read Courier News Want Ads. Announcements llio Courier News T:as Deen an- thorized to make formal announcement of the following candidates for public office, subject to the Democratic primary August 9. for County Treasurer n. I,. (BILLY) GAINES For Sheriff ami Collector HALE JACKSON (For Ile-clcction) Coiinfy Court Clerk T. W. POTTER For County Tax Asscsr.or W. W. (RUDDY) WATSON BRYANT STEWART For County and 1'ronliate Jujgc DOYLE HENDERSON S. L. GLADISfl (For Re-election) For Circnit Coirrl Clerk HARVEY MORRIS For Counly Kcprcsrnt.itircn W. W. FOWLER. L. II. AUTRY WOOfJROW IJUTJ'OM DUR liOARDlNC HOUSE willi Majoi' Huoplu VOU CAUGHT A COUPLE OP GUYS WHEN YOU WEWT IMTO A HUDDLE WITH A MEMTAL SPOOK AMD SAW WAR CLOUT3 ~TAKIM<S A BOW WE FOOLED \S TO BET THAT WHEW YOUR BURRO COMES OVER HE'LL. HAVE .-5O MUCH P1RT IW HIS EYES HB'L.L. THWK HE'S BEEM A PUST . STORM ' OUT — ' A PBgAM TSOOK-f 5 _ Z7

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