The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 24, 1936 · Page 4
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' THE' B'LYTIIBVILLE COURIER NEWS TIIB COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS C. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HAINES, Advertising Manngcr So|e National Advertising Hctiresenlallvcs: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, , Detroit, St. Loins, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the post office at Dlylheville, Arkansas, under act ol Congress, October 9, 1917, Served by the Untied Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City of niythcviltc, 15c per week, or $0.50 per year, in advance. By mail, within 11 radius or 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months, iSo for three months; ))}• mull In postal zones two to six, inclusive, $6.50 per year; In'amcs seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable tu advance. Road To Chuini)ionslrip /.s Far From Sporting Now Ihiil (lie Olympic Games victors have liccn duly eheeral, hcmcilal- cil, and bnii(|iiclt'<l, it miijlU be a good' lliing for us lo (iovulo ii lilllo tiniu lo the-question, What does the amn- lenr 'sports champion goi, out of it all, anyway ? IJo gets medals, of course, and headlines, and .sometimes he is able to jvet a fair living out of iU-iis long ;\s Ills legs hold up. Hul he generally has lo pay a gooil 'deal for these things, and h'e must sometimes wonder if they •are worth all they' coal. To be .superlatively good at anything, you have to devote your life lo it—whether it be aUilelics, music, crime detection, or the making of terra cbfia biisis. The champion has to vorlc at his .jol) cviM'lasUiijjly; he has io eat and ~.s!ce|j his tailing, so to speak, between all pcrfonmiijhes. There arc callings in whicli the result is infinitely worth the pricu--and there are fallings in which it is not. A youngster who call swim, or rim, or jump, or heave a 16-pound ball of lead faster and farther than anybody else docs not get thai way solely through the bounty of nature. lie must have (he gift to begin with, of course, but unless he works like a trooper to develop and perfect it, he will never get his picture in the papers. This \\iiler recently saw a junior swimming meet, A young lady of some H summers jiltt on a truly marvelous display of accMiatic prowess. People who watched her said: ''Ah theie goes, a future Olympic chain-, pion." Well, that is what the young lady's mother thinks, too. She has thought so for a long time—and, as a result, this girl 'has averaged 2 1-2 hours' practice in the pool every day for several years. Some day, possibly, she will be an Olympic champion, and we all will know her name and her contours very well indeed; and we can only hope that she will then feel repaid'for all those hours of practice. Out- own private lluiich is thnjt some day she will decide that she was sold down the river for the sake of a little fame; and when she makes that decision her doting mother will not be a lady to be envied. At any rate, this swimmer is a BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS OUT OUR WAY sampld case—a cross-section, HO to speak, of the amateur champion as a child. And the way she is driven to sport, as u slave is driven to the mines, is an indication that somd Ihing is profoundly wrong with our whole conception of sport. Sport is supposed to be a means of recreation, of relaxation. You go down to the corner to bowl, or out in the country to play golf, or over into the vacant lot lo tuck inlo a bit of softball, because you get a kick out of it. That's all sport is—except, of course, for the professionals. I5y glorifying the champions, we turn sport from fun inlo hard work. Ami il is the very i-hampion whom we glorify who is apt lo sulfor most of ail. Doubly Certain, of Death Development of a new revolver with more Ihan twice the sinking liower of (ho .siawlard weapon pro- lienls a pressing problem. - For many years efforts have been made to restrict sales of revolvers and pistols, which may be obtained even Ijy mail in some cases. This new gun, liring a .375 calibru • bullet, will drill through an engine-block or strike with a terrific force of more than 800 pounds. It is a weapon far more terrible than those against which prev- viouii clfoiis al control have been aimed. Such weapon in "the hands of either police or criminals might kill twice as many innocent byslandcrs as the present ones in the course of those miming street battles which are nil too common. Manufacture and sale of so deadly a weapon can scarcely be considered » . matter of purely private concern. It calls for regulation of (he most stringent sorf. The. Hay Fever Vole. WI'A workers in Cleveland have marched forth on a determined drive to cxlerminale ragweed. Amid muffled cheers from hay fever sufferers, GO' men are ranging the every street. Whenever (hey line! carrot, wild lei luce, , Canada thistle, they will notify owners of the property to cut them down or face a fine under 'a standing city ordinance. One Cleveland paper enthuses that so long as a single ragweed stands within the city limits, there is no u.se 'irguing that (here is no useful work for \VPA employes. .But Hie suggestion also is made that this is just a barefaced attempt to get the hay fever vote. If the elections were held in August, it's possible that the hay fever folks would roll up a larger vote than Charles K. Coiighlin, Gerald Smith, and Francis Townsend combined. city, covering , ' ragweed, wild milkweed, or A bee's sling is only one-lhirty-sccond of an Inch long, and the other two fret is hnasinallon. —I. II. French, director, Pennsylvania Department, of Agriculture. By Williams I JUS' WANT TOShOvM S'CXl HOW SHE PO C S— r I'M AWAV UP \H THE ,-* : ATTIC, WORK.IN', WC-'l t , MERE SHE~ GOES C1JT 10 THE GARAGE WITH NOTHIM 1 BUT -iVi 1 KEV5 AM' A POCKET BOOK. AM'TM' GARAGE POOR K STUCk ALITTLE-AVERV GET THAT OUTFIT IT'S ENOUGH 1O HAVE VOU IN MY .WITHOUT TOO.' CAN'T VOU TELL ML ~ CAN' r VOU SIDE GLANCES By George Clark Vi.i<f-' W \\J.-•• . .f -',5 \ v ':f' 1 -^/ > ^ ^ V VS^« •iW MONDAY, AUGUST 2<jfi an m:<;j.v nrnti: TODAY iH)i,i,i .mi. num. ,1,.], „„,! lioiiiitlir, lins rrrrlvril iirniiMvilx of miirilnt-,- (r.i.n ' i !,,ir .ullur., jnH illlK.VT STIMIIT. „ I, ..... „[„ I«jvrs, Inis Hill nski'il JUT hi nmrry Jlnrril KM, ii,ir([r«, Alotly K nr» I" "Tin- lU'll l'ii|i|i>V> i|,i,.»tl ..... MM.' IllKht .1,1 1,. ,v|lli miulh.T „,!- i.ilrri-. WICK KOS.S. Tlu> IlKliln £",.""'.. "'"' "'"'" I'"'}' ''"'»'• "" JIu I)' flliilH ll.TMir iltinrliiK ulll. <| liiiml»iii m . Ktrmixrr. II.- (.-IH ... t '. r .- 1 '" """"• It ",Vi:j.Sl)\ Vi'MIT- I.Uil-.ll." I,, rcnllly In- In Sl'.l.- MI.N l'T:itf]i;sc)\, i,,,,,].- r,,|,lji'r, IIIIL- or :i urniiij |]l:iniiln^ In M'lrll 3 ully nivny ,,K| Iml.l |,IT f.,r rnn- A tew <lu>-« laliT hi- Nsks lirr <<> mm; <lintu<r \\lt\t litiil mill wfio UKri'i-s. W.-I[||II K fur lilin :il n cli>«MI,,\i,i M,,v,., .Holly flii-.MinliT.S « fclrl ivj ln |, i,^ r ,,.,,„.( ,|,,,,l,|,.. ..... ulslvi-ly .tlnlly .•v,.|,:,, IK ,.., h.-r lilMlrli.m foxliimc for I lie iilln'r Klrl'N Kluil,|,j. „„,,, Jlully iinu "WliKlnkiT" B ...... i liliij-i- I'UJIr.l "•I.'r,.,,,.|,,' s ... i. ........ /irrlvo ;lu,l ||.i-r|. i« .,1 ..... lli, K in jvlilHi '•\Vlillliiki-r» l» fiirj.ll)' In- Jiirnl. .Molly Is for,.,- ........ „ ,.,, r l:lk< '" '" " «l<-»i'ri' fun" duelled when the firing began wouldn't be telling this tale." "Do you live on ii'.is side of Ihe river?" 'Born on this side." 'You must know flic locality pretty well.", "Kvcry foot of il." "I'm thinking of falling a place out here. Maybe you could fell njc if (here are any empty houses around." * « * r ni!E baldhcaded man thought a A moment. "There's one. Been vacant a year, but you wouldn't want it. It's not fit for j-a( s | o live in. Belonged to old man llardison who was so miserly he let il almost tumble down on him After he died folks said il v /as launtcd. ~" llroiil Slnnrl 'i> l{- IH Mill iillvr ivlnreil UIJI III "Now, you must |M-oiiii<.ii!, just us I did; Umi you won't breathe UUH to it livinu; soiil." THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson BEAU F/SHION PLATE OP THE PA^T CENTURX SPENT HOUR'S EACH MORNING IN DRESSING HIMSELF. STWTES; UGHTNfNG KILLS ONLY ABOUT THREE PERSONS MfU-ION IN A YEAR. . . <M.*.' uo ox WITH TIII; STOUV CHAPTER X JJRENT sat in the office of (lie city's chief of detectives. "Wlial do yon know," ho ;iskcd bluntly, "iibont 'The Red Poppy' am! the man who owns it?" Michael Donavan studied Brent thoughtfully f or „ moment before he replied. "Maybe more than has been in the papers. It's no place for fools and babies. As for the man who owns ii— Black is his tough natne—I'tl say he has ; heart under a soft shirt. The chief went on to give Brent detailed information about I31ack, his underlings, and his methods. When Brent was yone Ihe detective sat alone for a while a frown between his keen, dark eyes. ... The sudden notoriety that had come to "Frenchy's" r Claimed they saw lights n it sometimes. You couldn't get uiybody lo go anywhere near that louse ;ifler nightfall. Ciuess you wouldn't want it anyhow. CLASS IS MADE.UP OF MAN, AND ABOUT TWO \ THOUSAND, SEVEN OTHER. SPECIES . Bean linunmcll. nllhbiish of low birth, piincd fnmc' ami position hroimli his ar,lcni.<.!iins pcrsonnlily and nxqdlsilc taste. He changed he fashions of the early 19th century to suit- himself, nnd olhcrs ollowcd in liis \v:ikc. He sometimes spent an hour dclibcrnUng on he choice of t> cravat, ilc died in an asylum. NEXT:. Why is (lie male voirc iiitrlinl lower Hun the female voice? [njiirod Alhide Requires Expert Care To Gel Back Quickly JuLo Game IVy I)!l. SJOKIJIS KISHKKIN •Mitor, Jr.urnal nf (lie American Medical Association, and of Hy- Sru, the llr.iltli .1I.iq.i7.inc The recent Olympic Gnincs Jo- uscd the spotlight, of public at- cntion on athlctir.^. For the ptiy- ician. Interest in athletics tnvnfl- bly is associated wilh.lhc injures that nITect athlctc.i The coach nnd the captain want he injured man back on the jol) w KOOU as passible. They also vaiU him capable i)f tunitiiR out us besl performance, yet at (he W--H1C time they cio not want him njin-ed pciiiianciitly hi health or ihysiquc by unwise participation oo soon after his tissues have en damaged. Most coaches have learned that he most efficient refills can be ccurcd it an athletic Injury is iven .scientific attention as soon s jwssiblc. and if those who do ml have the know-lodge necessary or treatment avoid doing any- hlng until sclcinific- rare can bo PPlicd. ; i One of the most common nth- elic injuries is ihc- contusion or »mp. This is a bruise of the i«ucs lironght aboul by contact .-HIi anollfrr pbyr-r. „ thrown or at ted bntelwll. a buixlle on Ihe lark, or simply by a fall. For treatment of Mich Contu- ons or bumps, a specialist ad- Bes first ice anrf ] ; iler licat, omctimes n hot pack Is put on he contusion nr the hump over Bht. This hot. pack cotisisls ol lyrerinc or s-omc analgesic ov -relicvinB mwiic.ition, and crves to ttop the pain. As soon as possible the tissues, j-hould be masssged. Heat may be applied in the form of electric current passing through tlie tissues. Tills is known ns diathermy. * * * /lucllicr common athletic ill jury, particularly atTccling track athletes and baseball players, i: the .sprain. A sprain is not ai serious as a broken bone, but i- wlll |!ivc a great deal of trouble If not suitably cared for. The joints most frequently concerned arc those of ankles, knees, shoul- dcre and finders. The first stop is to protect the lissies. against damage, and to Rive Ilicin adequate support. For Ihis purpose adhesive tape is woven about the joint in a basket weave. ' Football players may uc protected agniiul sprains by wearing shoulder parts and hy strapping the knees with adhesive taps before Ihc game. When a sprain occurs in any joint, the joint should be packed promptly in ice until the swelling Is under control. Then It may be fastened firmly with adhesive tape or bandage. ; ' ', A foreign specialist has worked out a method of injecting a local anesthetic into Ihc tissues. This fcccps Ihe pain under control nnd permits use of the tissues, suitably protected, much sooner than could occur otherwise. * • • Among Ihe most frequent minor injuries affecting athletes arc lacerations, cuts, scratches and similar wounds of the skin. These are especially important, because of Ihc. danger of secondary tn ~ fcclion. '••'••. Lacerations nnd culs should bs cleaned out thoroughly, and then a wet boric acid .dressing may be applied for 24 hours. If dirt from the track or field has enter- capacity crowd for the evening meal. One garrulous person on Ihe grounds had won an audience of sensation seekers, "I saw that couple—the robber ami the girl—when they came in," he said. "She was pretty as a picture, but she looked \ro'mcd and didn't seem lo be eating much. She kept sending notes to the boys m the orchestra, asking them lo Play different pieces." A man, who had driven up a hrcc or four miles oil Ihe highway in the woods." "Period!" Brail exclaimed "What's that'.'" "It's just the house I'm looking or. The doctor said 1 musl live n the country." Brent added tastily, "I haven't been well re- :enlly." 'You look fit as a fiddle. But f it's air you want you'll get ilcnty of il through the big cracks it old man Hardison's place." "f wonder if you could direct me lo Ihe house?" 'Sure. Drive on the highway bout five miles until you find a idle forked road culling into the voods. It's so overg.-own with irass now most people would hink il was just a pai'li. It's />'C -oad thai leads slrg-'M lo the )lace, It's a lonely drive. If 1 vore you, I'd wait until morning." "Thank you very much. Goodby." "If I was you, and I happened to see a light in those parts, I'd sure wail unlil morning. Folks say old man Hardison's ghosl—" The baldhcaded man's warning was lost in the sudden roar of Ihe old car. A short while later, Brent's searching eyes found the forked road. He turned of! the highway and was soon deep in the wood- I land short while before in ttnated automobile, pressed closer while the short, baldlieadci! man happened?" the was speaking. "Then what stranger asked. ., '"y, 1 "-'" tllc l' oiico came," the baldhcadcd man said. "Everybody being after thought Ihc nlacc was raided, bul Ihe police wort .uiu this bank robber and dam if they didn't draw .-, |, ca( | 011 } , ini n - gM over my head! My table was close to tins couple, and if I hadn't cd the wound, the doctor must decide whether he should inject anti-lockjaw scrum. Physicians to some athletic teams have discovered that a bandage placed on a player is an invitation lo the opposition to concentrate on Hint player or on his sore snot, Hence, minor lacerations and cuts usually arc covered with ;l flexible collodion dressing ami the bandage applied only when tbe player is not in described by Suddenly he Ihe elderly slopped car. Some distance ahead was a glimmer of light. Brent's lips set grimly. He drove deeper into the woods, gol out of the car, and started cautiously on foot toward lite house. He saw, as ho came closer, that, vilh the exception of one light, the dilapidated old house was in darkness. A car was parked close to the side of the building. Brent stooped and focused a flashlight on Ihe license number. The number did not correspond with the one he carried in Perhaps there wa 3 "-Vnoi* in the garage. n c s '| rni |l and felt a heavy handed shoulder. '') "What; my prowling f,'| (ho object of your ca ii n} ningV Chickens? Cars? •-' me." ' i'j lirent laughed. "I was 'i for Mr. Bliick. This is l> queer, run-down place i ' Bill Patrick had made a ' about il. So I was lookiti license number lo make s' : "Not so fast, my fri cll " c | do you say to stepping in ft * ff J was trapped! And) was here. Brent wasp of it. ,. He controlled his voice cfloil. "Just as you s;vy."' "We came out for a iesl was nervous. And here i sends you out. llow'd it n i / "1 was doing some \vor\ building," Brent lied glib;- •oof leaked from dial la 3ill needed somebody to ncssagc and he offered n nakc Ihe trip. I was gkv t, too." | 'We'll sec what Black t! • your message. First .I'll; ' you of your gun. Gu<i wouldn't be making a Ion!, like tins without carry in? !' wouldn't be right saK "I did Ji,ipp.<!) Bill-" "Patrick told you gun!" r "Not exactly. He said pretty dark and deserted < •'-> and maybe I'd bi- afraid 1 the trip. I said I wasn't,'I thought I mighl be held i". never can tell on a dar : way." T 'I understand. Guns Si treacherous. While yotiV'jj I'll take care of yours. Yi mind? Brent handed over watching the bulge in the 1 ', pocket that wcs partly ,'il piece of artillery 'and pj<| hand which he knew v«i r " tomed lo using it. "Here's Black now." Brent turned and fac : M night club eyes raked _ „.„, ing in the laborer's garb ai bled hair. "Patrick owner, who;: him ominous'-| two coming to 'The Keel Poppy'; with you (oniglil. Kc saic.'.l necessary for you to be l&l "I'm going in, bul nol - : j| of your message. 1 have 'pi you're a damn sneak. I'lrl-'l my wife back lo town. f'T a Job Louis and I got to d|j daybreak—maybe ' two JOB might bother her. Woirj funny that way." f, (To Be Continued)^ CHURCH EXCUSES = B>- G. W. Barium; Dear the | luiiiau Cfiicfs Pose I'OCATULLO, Oda. (UP)— Artists of this state lire finding new and interesting portraiture work m painting || lc gj mix i m jj nils once fierce enemies of the while race. Among the "models" are Chief Johnnie Buflarrt Tea I'bk- -'bro and Chief Sunrise more beer is consumed in the United States now tbaii before the prohibition era. Read courier News Want ,\ds. Aunt: Ii is like you say, if Junior v.a:; just an orau.iiry child. MC would :.oi. need le be so ca''>!- lul aboi:t him. We coulrt take him (o church regardless <>• ihc coirjilici. of the building, n yoi: don't minrt, we •"!! t.ikc youi letter r.j- : « Icl - h<: pastor re.v.l i', nn : mnyt:e lie will sec ;;nd wider, i a M! !'ial Junior s ii'i! c-ri'. 1 more n.ild he v.i:.:i:l . h/o ''i liave in 'jumlay .'ic'ri and ihiirch. Of course, it ii 1'kc j.-.j say, lie sees so many c'.i jl-.tii, lie [,'oL-i to Ihl.i'jiry a'^oiit |i> cm •;:,(!! ;. m()rc m . ]tss r.ic<li:'.:iii:al mind and from wrnt I iiciir he secin.s tel on r>y.Iil- ">!! ii!> a Urge ;r:einlx;rr,lii:) ic- ! gardlcss of the quality, /-.rchi- | bal<l has recently contacted mctn- bcrri of the board and thej ray llicy simrly will not cotuidar : pending a lot of -jitney or, Ihc building j-j.-.^ lo ^et o;j child to Clime to SiiiHly-'v They finally li.id Arelilb':'.,. every [line (hey hail doiiil thnig to p.case one- mi'i dozen <ir nvirc were c', and would not conic to- aP.ain H.r nicnlli.s. We :j, thinking of asking Hieing the cntir.? member.-.>ip } and ;vi: <vin lake Jinn let them stc Ihc wonder'' he is. \Ve believe, if t; do t!iis r 'iic-y wou'rd all 11 rlidge I* rot get mad church, if they meet . n.;.r.d for the repairs f City population of thc^l States was greater than Ct,\ impiilation by about 5.8 n In J020, lj«t by 19:tO Ihc ex(?,| jumped to 28.3 per cent. OUKBOAKDIIYQ HOUSE With JMajor lie;] f /ill V" ~ =-YAH ' VODE\_) LULLABY fr^ • — QWCT ft PHOTO , „= = HIMPOWU, iFALBUM—"S'PALH LIKE -vou P\D ) IT Toov / /-eocvc "^W "BO>\ i/\ HORSE \ Wh\ITE- COMSTR^CTOR,) T'MCWE ) WASH f J TriE ^ OLD ^ STOP- f ^ ^ etHMOZZl. \SEAT.' ) HA6DIMMED ,sT^*-7A *—^— t — t-f~\ A. TVL i r— ^ <P \ ^ "^ ^ rnNjt-% r i atete^ ('^ M H/Jil?-V^-r*SU' . , ^-^ -

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