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(IKE.); ooujun MEWI THURSDAY, MAY 31, 1934 | IBB BLYTHEVILUC COURiBft NKW8 1H» OOCWOBt HIWB CO, 0.-ft. BABOOOK. ~ &W. EAMB* Mfec. toe, Mew Yott, Published Bwrjr Alttrooon Except Buna»y. Mcond daai matter «t UK pott ottlce at B:>'the»Uk, Arkansas, under act of Conjrma, October 8, 1917. _ _ Servea or Uw United SUBSCRIPTION RATES By curler In tot CKy o: BlvUievlll*, Ih ptr week or f££0 per year In advance. By mil within a radlm Ot M «»«, W** P*^ •MT DM for tlx Booths, SSc for HJte wutii; hTmllta postal rones two to six, m<^«; ••JO per ye»r, In *>nes teren UK" e!«ht, »10» per year, payable tu advance. Difficulties The trouble with President Roosevelt, according to Gene Howe, Anwillo's tactless Texan, is that while lie "is perfectly familiar with the ambitions and the weaknesses and the greed of our leader.- in business and finance," he lacks a comparable understanding of the defects of (lie "forgotten man". There is probably something in that. The president was born and reared among possessors of inherited wealth, big business men, and political leaders. - They can't fool him. But he is hnv- — ing to learn that the common man has '- many of the shortcomings of the rich -T ami powerful, and some of his own besides. . The little fellow,-by and large, is no more honest and no more altruistic or unselfishly patriotic than the captain of industry or liiiance. On lop of that he is often ignorant and therefore full of ridiculous suspicions and prejudices which make him incapable of effective co-oi>eratioii in tfforts for . his own advancement. • The "new deal," in its more idealistic phase*, is running into snags, ^ largely because, a lot of its intended " beneficiaries are willing to accept it as . -a free ride rather than as an opportunity to improve their standards of • life. The idea is spreading, even among those who ought to know better, that the function of government is to serve as a wet nurse to every victim .of economic distress, -great or. small. The depression made necessary govep- •; mcpt aid to business rfncTto Irid'lvidfinls. , It stil! is necessary. But it''doesn't solve the problem. Instead, by weakening initiative and self-reliance, it tends to make it worse. All of this complicates the difficulties the president and his advisors face. The most effective co-operation most of us can give them is to accept their efforts with open minds, suppress impatience when progress at times seems slow, and above all remember that there is no prospect of repeal by the new deal of the law of life that man must work. The Digest Poll The Ljterary Uigcst lias tabulated returns from 12 status in its New Deal poll. The results show 240,424 votes in support of the Roosevelt policies and 165,060 in opposition. Ten of the twelve state* vote their endorsement of Roosevelt, while two, Maine and Vermont, by very narrow margins are on record iu opposition. The Digest's analysis of the vote shows that Roosevelt's record as president lias won him more supiwrters than it hits lost him. Of tlie '105,484 ballots tabulated in the Digest's iw!!, only 196,383 were cast by persons who voted (or Roosevelt in 1!KJ2. Ballots cast by supporters of Herbert Hoover in 1032 to the number of 181,461 are included in the tabulation, and of these 63,842 indicate they arc now for Roosevelt. The results of the |H>II are even more striking when it is considered that no one of the twelve states from which ballots have thus far been tabulated is west of the Mississippi or south of the Mason-Dixon line. They arc industrial states and are normally Republican in national elections. The Digest poll, while unofficial, nuty be Accepted as n reliable index to public sentiment. It should encourage the president to drive uhead with his program, and it should serve as a warning to congressmen that sabotage of the new deal will not prove good |>ol- itics. SIDE GLANCES < By George Clark CHURCH EXCUSES B? Ge* W. THIS CURIOUS WORLD "E Joe Bays that he used to laugh when he heard some one tell a joke on mothers-in-law but since mother has been visiting us for so many year* he says the mother-in-law is nothing to joke about. I told him he vras perfectly willing to hare my mottver side with him »'hen he was trying to marry Into our family, and 1 think If they could agree en the baptismal question they would still be good friends and ft it had not been that I had so many other things on my mind 1 would have had them settle this cjuestlon before Joe convinced mother thai lie was the type of a man she could be glad to say to her friends, "There goes my son- in-law" but anyone who has gone through tire month before the wed- ling and lite incntli after knows me cannot think of everything, and is we did not Intend to uss the church for the affair natnrally never gave the church a thought of course as mother did mcst o the talking to Joe before we consented to t«ke him in she should have found out his church views. lUppOEe she thought there »ould be time enough after we had Ukci him in. (Copyrighted.) VILLAGE SMITHY OF LONGFELLOW'S FAMOUS POEM, WAS /VO7' A MAM.' THE SM'fHY REFERRED TO THE SU/lD/fVj IN WHICH THE BLACKSMITH WORKED... BEING AN OLD ENGLISH WORD FOR A SMITH'S WORKSHOP. O 19M «f UA CtnvKE. INC. Recovery with "Anthony Adverse" Among tlie powerful economic forces nt work speeding recovery, we must not foi'Rd "Anthony Adverse." The, convcmatlorml stimulus of the BrolxtliiBiiaglan best-seller lias been widely recognized, but its achievement In providing man- hours of employment has Just come to light. The occasion was a literary ten given by the purveyors of paper [o the publishers, in honor of Hervey Allen, the author, on the occasion of the 100.000th sale tn this country of the Anthony saga. Ttic figures proudly produced were: The 1244- page work has devoured 47G tons ol paper, whose production hits required 120,000 wan-hours of lubor, For a long period, one carload of paper n week was covered with Anthony's wanderings, and only recently has the order fallen to a carload a month. Seven preK.ses run continually from Inst June to Mnrch In priming the opus. This does not mention the lacor of cutting down acres o( trees for the volume, the hours of employment for typesetters, book-binders, proof readers, book salesmen, reviewers, literary lecturers, and so on. Is it possible that Mr. Allen lias been subsidized by the New Deal as a master stroke against- unemployment and. trade stagnation? If 60, It has been u most, successful experiment. —St. Louis Post-DLspatch. "Would you-e be interested in a little business proposition, buddy?" Vacation Should Mean Change From Year-Round Activities Thta is the second of a series of far worse than those at home, sis articles by Dr. Motrfc FisfcWrn A vacation always, therefore, in which he telb y<m how U (rt! should mean a change from rou Closely Chaperoned Girls Poorest Wives, He Says CLEVELAND. (UP) — Closely chaperoned girls usually make poor! wives. So observed Dr. J. Edgar Park, president of Wheaton Col- 'ese. Norton, Mass, in a talk before college club members here. "Boy friends and plenty of them are necessary if a girl is to know how to select n husband. A girl who never has been taugh to swim can't be expected to keep her head above water when thrown into a sea," Dr. Park put it. CREATURES WHICH CAty SEE IN THE DARK HAVi NO SPECIAL SENSE OF SIGHT/ THEIR. EVES /««ELY CP6N WOO ENOUGH TO ADMIT //.ORE LIGHT THAN DO THOSE OF HU/VSANS/ IP THE SUN WERE AUTTLE LARGER, OP. A LITTLE rreABER.... OR THE MOON A 617 SMALktR., OR. FA8THEB. AWAY, NVE COULD HAVE NO TOTAL | I ECLIPSES OF THE SUN. ,-J i the best rrlax*U«n and enjoyment out ef your vacation. BY DR. MORRIS HSHBEIN Editor, Journal ot the American Medical AtsoclatiMi, and of Hy- Kela, tbe Health Magazine Along and healthy life depends largely on tlie type of body you Inherit from your ancestors and tine. It should be a change not only from routine work, but also from the routine of home and of recreation. It should be a change not only of surroundings, but also of people. Everybody knows that some people con get on one's nerves. That type of person Is no help on a vacation. your freedom from infection. It depends also on the speed with NEXT: Vacation toad an* drink which ou use up your vitality and| the amount of time that you take [or recreation. There arc many records in medicine of men and women who pushed themselves to the breaking point nnd developed nervous breakdowns simply because they refused to rest Oiv The Letter Box Tile sun and tlie moan ap|H!ar to us to be almost exactly thv .^ size, but of course we know that uuch is not the ease. The moon a diameter of only 2160 miles, while the sun measures 8G1,OOH mile:. ] across, but it is atom 367 times farther aivuy than the moon. NEXT: noes the horned lark have horrk? not survive the automobile docs- : Enrico Caruso's voice lias b;en n't amount to much." recorded with modern rcproduc- j The college president said he' Dr. Park sand if mothers would! ing equipment and with the ac- lad been osked at every turn'treat their children like animal • companimenl of a lD3i orchestra, about modern "dangers" of the pets and «ive them less attention, j Forty thousand while-tailed 'l-erl automobile. "Eve," he answered, [ they would thrive ou it. ' 'got into trouble without a buggy ! or an automibel. Virtue that can-' Read Courier News Want Ads. are killed annually within 300 miles of New York City, according to es- j ! timatcs. BF.IilS HKHF. rOllAY nnv%A <:.^IMIII-:I.. <-ir«-u- i . rl( HAUKL'IAR smii!! tirr <• mm- I was hammered into silence nnd intimidated when I went to Washington. —Dr. William Wlrt. • * * Insofar us star i»wer is concerned, we have definitely pa-ssed the era of handsome men and pretty women. —Jesse L. task}', film producer. The German imperial crown lies on the battlefield. I doubt whether tire German people wish to fight for it (here. —Prince August Wilhclm, third son ot the former kaiser. You have in extreme social radicalism the same thins ns in fundamentalism; they have found the absolute, perfect truth, and know it. —Rev. Dr. Henry Slonne Coffin, presldcnl, Union Theological Seminary, New York. _ of tlie greatest British dot- tors said that the beat test of the necessity for a vacation is lo try The type of vacation you choose should be such as to cause you to orget your usual occupation and lablts. Desk workers and clerks should preferably spend their vacations n some occupation involving muscular exercise. Tlx; manual laborer will probably find his vacation most profitable with suitable amounts of time in rest flat on his Buddy I (To the editor:) He wasvjust-. a «*'• '•"•' row-In. *•.!*«MOS till. | for roc. Tt wasn't regret, or an»* • itiiftg like it, thai seni me to ulcecs [tonight. U was thinking about a i fiicnd. a very clear friend who died !m an accident- That sir]—the nne I who played Polly —lookeil somo !• back, or perhaps in with a good book. a him mock wee bit of life when we got him— weighing less than three pounds. A neighbor lold me he had seven brothers and the mother could not afford to give him the proper nourishment, so he stole this one from her. snyins he wanted it to have a good home. The little fellow was promptly welcomed Into our home circle, and icon became the pet of all who knew him. He grew fast, and soon tipped the beam at a surprising gain. All of tlie children who attended the school just across the road liked to romp and play with him. He would often dash across th« The desk worker who spends his] road when he wouldl see them at two weeks' holiday playing bridge play. Of course he had his fmor- Bv Williams OUT OUR WAY ' I'M JUST (3ETTIN<b A LOAD OFF MIND-A LOAE? OF HAY-WHEN YOU OR VoUR FATHER CUT THE GRASS , THE LOP'S THE HAY MOW. MEVf WHY TH' ASSAULT AMD BATTERY THE CUPPING in a hotel room or in attending theaters in a crowded city is not getting the kind of rest ho ought :o have. There is nothing as sad as a vacation that goes sour. The worst vacation is that of the business man who londs his family into a big touring car and drives away to some resort. The demands on him during the travel and at the resort arc greater than any single day in his of- rlrrt »«»* rhnrarll liy nonr\n. I- h [>•••• mm* BUI nrr MrrtniTlllr Marfr-Uwr h»» Mnrnr-4 i'ON IIAVID. rlrm* nwi"i:il tr.ila- rr. •*• lak*» Jt^rl U tin- nulmnl %«••* .1M««I ki» * -irc.kf. 1» New Ortrnni*' Xntrllnr- 1»1« Ifcr fBtfr Jll«nr *tllh llu- nrn- Donna answered jerktoy. Hill came into the kilchcp then. There W-.IF 3 quizzical £nn on Ins lace. "1 Wiinl to know. ni;j'. r un." !le sni<1. howms tn Oonnn, "whirli one ot lliem qohhler; you'll tie NOW 00 OX WITH I'lIK STIIIIV CHAPTER X.XX1 /TRANUFATHER was slefiiius ^ wtien Bill and Donna arrived home and they did not have to make any explanations about tliek earlv return. Donna went upstair? and undressed, bui it was almost ! liing like her— "Why didn't von sny so ihra';" "Yon didn't give mo a cluuite." "If I were only sure yon were ' rollint: ttie truth—" I "1 am! 1 am! I lo>-c ynn more I than tlie whole world. When yju 1 arcu'l yourself or [hn-e'E any t&ol- ! ness liei^ecn n. c die life 15 al! ^one "" join of me. Sometimes 1 tlili'K n be wrnnp lo love an>m I do you. I'm afrah! snr.ie forlune will coiiu- ot i"." "Darling." he mnrnsirc'l cradled Her iieail in til? t "What n cvrr/.y fool t ur:i ' Ann at HIE >^ry lime a-uei rifl lhat hn<l jurirtr liieiu 1)0 niUeratite for a tjrH't v.lulc tlis-iplited t'un L).i^'i(i w;i? , ( . ins his plilllf to come- lo r.ctano:, j ^ •^''J" [p . ( ' ] near. U "tnisill he <:rii:!tlfalhor i ""'n,,,'.';,.!' "" wantinir for liie roastini; pan? Ami which one or yon uvn are going to help me ction oft the bird's neck'. 1 " "Oil!" snspeti llnjinn. "Th--/. turkey does liave lo lie Kilicu. Itnth fliU an'l Minnie Lanplir'l "Ve3. niy rlear. n fines. Tlifii L'. IT u 1 ^ nre in tinve a nruper lies, and some little boy or pir an hour later before Bill joined would often bring him back, tori her. fear he would gel hurt by some p.u to mobile while crossing the road. School closed. A quiet surrounded the playgrounds of the school. This he seemed not to understand. Seeing romc one a few days later on the opposite side of the road, he ran across lo meet ttiem. A fast driven car. Ignoring the school zone sign, crushed him to the pavement. He never uttered a cry. This fine specimen of the canine fice. He is'forced not only to look if smUy. known by us as Buddy, after the family and to provide I r ' evcr learned the danger of cross- for them, but to amuse them asl ln S the road. The motorist, in his well. haste, sped away. • chuckling to It is unfair to ask the mother ! buns e lr . DI >lJ' » dog. of a lamliy, whose full .time is I R. N. Farrar. pent in looking after the chil- : Blythevllle. Ark. en. lo spend her vacation look- j • g after them under conditions!- Il took R 25-pound keg of white | lead to paint.one letter in a large sign which covers the back of a race track grandstand at Ceredo. W. Va.. the sign can easily IK read from the neighboring state of Ohio. m . f ilenn-4 ';'. nne ot the litllc- i vviinlilr. I do." "Milt: Von rlc-n't l;: 1 turkeys 1 icmcd :ncan on" ol l:i~l h::innicr'" PH.!. v.-jnl.o:! at Minnie. ".\inl I tll;nij;!it I coirlrt ^ct 7Otl ci i.i.'il intn ulnlc I i:=e Ihe a.v;. ! u:;;.s- it's to tic the ciM iladily. eii. Sillllal's last Th:inll5Kivln;.l):iy .m . t|| this earlli anil Donna iva= d-'n-r-| ite ANNOUNCEMENTS The Couner Ne»^ has been mu- lorlzed to snnounct the following candidates for public ofllce, sul>-. ect to the Detaorratlc primary eit August: For Representative IVY W. CRAWFORD For County Judge 7,,\L B. HARRISON GEORGE W. BARHAM For Member of Congress CLLNTON L. CALDWELL t'ar SherSH ud CoUector CLARENCE H. WILSON For Re-election for Second Term For Count; Treuarer JOE S. DILLAHUNTY ROLAND OREZN for Ctrt«« Co«rt Clerk HUGH CRAIO ADDISON SMITH R. B. (SKEST) STOUT For County C««rt Clerk FRED FLKXUAN for Re-EJectloo tor Xod Ten» R L. (BILLYH OAINE3 0. 0. (IKE) HUDSON For CowimMe cf ChJcJkajAwba Tuviishli) JACK ROBERTSON" Read Courier News Want Ads. Todays tnntrad man? African, poet,borru s & nob idea- Bin remored his clolliea \viilioiu turning on the light sud Donoa lay perfectly still, preiendinE tliat the was' asleep. A long tlma tney lay there. Ooo- na'a eyes burning, tier lids heavy from tlis tears she had slier). At last «ae eouW enduro it no longer. She touched his shoulder timidly. "Bill." she said, "are you asleep?" -NO." "fou— aren't thinking lhal 1 irent to pieces bccauje ot— Con Davit 1 ,?" „ „.-..,. -No." =>JMi-i^.?S-jj •Then—" "I'm facing the facts. I've nefti «o nappy that ! suppose I've been a Wind tool. I rtould hate real Izert 1 had nothing to offer to take Ifta jila« of all yon're accuitoaied to. l'« forsoltcn that yon ran away o«c« to escape tbe farm— and that if It was unbearable tben It would be more so now thai JOU'TS «eo the world." Donua was silent, not knowing how to ans»er, since otniously had not believed her protests tha • ne was : baolutely hippy here "I know you've, done your bes lo be eatlsfied. No man coutd asked for a belter wife. Pcrhap that's wliy I haven't understood a I should have before this. l'i not altosether selttsh, Madellae. lore you. I lone you »o much tha sooner than see you so on setlin paler and .thinner every day, 1' rather give you tip. Send you uac to the lite you love." • • « 14DILL!" she crlert. She restc ^ her weight on one elbow an tried (o see his face ID the sha ows. "I believe— there's cotblo 'else ! can believe— that you'' brocded and thought so much OT what 1 used lo b? lhat you put wrong coBstructlc-D CD everylhln I do. "I ino* Ihey siy show buslne j«ts under your iWu. U does sc'se, but Ty icddsit aad clht. v* a the circus may he .1:11^ w:i •?:;'! a I nil * re tlin; turkey u-|:;f.h finiitly fontiil jy tuU) tho kilchca. [ilnche.i rc;id>' for Ihe EMltfini;. w.i.^ nt; or old. but itmler Hie <:ir- i^ianre? it seeniL'd ndvisable LI. Tuesday nfternoon 5!ie anJ | nut tc seek infnrinatinii. mined mat it should t and clieerful one. aim L Miuntc were in liic ivunn. ilcy-odorcd kilclicu. Ijotli with icir sleeves rolled lo lh<j tlljiivis. hile Donna tnixeil cake luller. clghlng the cilron .i!i<l nut? and uit for the cakes. Minnie slirrcrt ic kettle of yellow pumpkin am! Tliurb'iuy d.ivvnc'J clear inrl eol-1 vv i i ji ;i cr:;?t nf snn'.v 0:1 tlie i;r<:unrt l;n[ i:'« iniiir-aiinn in ttiR sk> Uiiu UiL-ie ^^t.= more lo come, ("rniuri father seemed partir::l;iriy well anrl anliclpaltns heinc nnvcil. t.eii ar.'J ail. inio '.he cinini; room for tbe festive ori'iL.-nm. Ojy 'vinirr lor- cpt up a flow of dialler. -You should have made thai cuV,e 1 rjc , ,„,,„, hl]n? ,„ Mr ^, h - nvo month ago," bho said. | win-l-ns. thfi Fh.-.il.-i oft:' i! "Yes, I Know," Uonna :"i-1 to ndmu llie ?n:i:i;!il. nnd ihe i *ered goofl-natnrcdly. "Uatid mc| T .. a , ,, m ,,, ,„ for ,,,„ T| MI)k=E! ai bottle of brandy. Minnie.' ] 5 ,, rV |,. c> . "My land, d'ye think Mr. Siil- a y—I mean Grandpa—will oal n'y ot It It lliero's brandy in .1 Brandy'3 liquor, aint H?" Donna laughed. "1 don't think .e will object lo this kind. It's ust for cooking. Jits. Planter mu3l h»vo used it, for I found II ,own in tho cellar with the helves of preserves." "Speakin 1 of Mis' Planter. I SKW her the other day «-hc:i ij went inlo town. She wouldn't sneak tj me. I reckon E!IC holds Donn;:. "i?r ri;t-eS;~ flu.-lird roiy. lirr •*>?? S[iari;!|ii5. hus fiiun kuclion to flltun? room. the u!d-E;Ts!ii!!HF-'l o'tk inu'fet tn fruit rnke r of nirtlr.s. pr saute craced the lon^ table M of sweet t>ii ! lfr and cotlngp stnle. nJ cranberr? f'l. I » U - " and jii^kieri clurrle? nnrl ivalnuti. .as wuil ;\~ -jitrtin and raisin? and ' almorul?. were ??T o:it. Anrl th?; 1 ? tt-a.5 Ihe crcril F'>--;te'! t:lid. hur?t- in? with oy:-ter 'irp.= -i[ip. ,t again' me 'cause you giv G hot I L" ll " Ij. 11 ^'' 1 , f finl9 *™?^ bcr ualfeiug papers anrl look :ue! *"- r ^' ' Ill|f1 ^ v er,iat).e Kolks say her nose got ouLr, r " n on, of joint 'cause she didu't gel chance lo marry Grandpa Siddal." [ wouldn't repeat tbat," DOD- caulioncd geutly. "H's too silly to believe." "Yes. nia'aiD. I si>j;C it i;. b'jt she sure don't liko ;'n$ fatnil> aud blie niusl a-hart ?oir.^ r-jasoa for eayiu* Ibe lining alis Uoc; about you." "About me?" In si>U^ nf h^f• licit Doonn could nut keep 'JLJC.L tbe question. "Yes, ma'am. Nothing u:ut.'j ot anil Tia=-:r-'l lli»ir nr.n F stove i)c2p putr.pS pie; re'i.iincti the oven. •ip Oa 1C? 3ti:;rh ot tae fonji aud lic-r unl- il:;er ;::».-!• y m a ii.i;K d:«3. tifipec Bill rii?^ tl:? h-?il l^to tlie 'limr.;r rcr.iri Krf'Ti hi. 1 pi'? n [ pill'i.v- firciTi'.SfaittPT :\i'.f\ t li p : i. o 3 s; n z <> v i 1 r '.IIP food '.liev R*c-rp -il'oul n fr« iv« Rilf zii!\ Do:ina. lhodi?h tiieir hp.i *? •verc lowered, rlaspcf] hand? uad«r the 'able ^nd offered another pray- course. She couidn'l =jy very cr °' th^ukr tliat the old man they much* though her tongue l> pUen hct'j loved so was sharing the dla —Just that it Grandpa hadn't ner Mtb '.hem. been well-to-do you'd Lever a-. B!l! was carviag ihe bin) "-^ itayed borne, and ttat folks might | Minnie was In the kitchen dlsMns think you'd changed a lot aud-up the vegetables *.ten the door wasn't Highly no more but lhai'uell rang. , she knew better a=d w\i\ti is!!' "I'll zo." Dc=Da MJs! and !«ft things if =he Dialed lo." ;h« ufc!«. "All ol Fhtch mcaas nothlaf." (To He Coutinupd)

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