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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 8, 1939
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PAGE-EIGHT- THE BLKTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS •' ->-<* it-Tat OOUBIIR NIWS oo. • v --* ,'•: H. W. HAINES, PublkWr ' ". ' ' , '.• "., :-V,J. QRAHAM SUDBURY, Editor ', SAMUEL, P, .«QRRIS, Advertising Manager , ,Soie Nationil Adtwttflng iikaout DftUlei, Inc., New .York. Chicago, De- Uott,' St. IJoiite, Dallas, Kansas City, MemphU. Publtohed' Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the post- office at BJythevllle, Arkansas, under act oi Congress, October 9, J917. Served by.(lie United. Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES 'By carrier In the City of BlytbevllJo, 16c per week, or 65c per mouth. By mall, within » radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year; $1.50 for six months, 75o for three inontlw; by mall In postal zones two to six Inclusive, »6.50 per year; In zones seven and eight, $10/00 per year, payable In advance. Five Years—or Ten "Those processes," said Francis J. Curtis, "which arc five years old ;<rc looked upon with suspicion, and those 10 years old can almost he assumed lo .be out of date." This is a chemist speaking. Curtis, a representative of one of the more prominent American chemical companies, was sneaking (o a meeting- of purchasing agents. He referred spc- • cifically to his. own industry, chemicals, when he added that "development in the past 20 years has been so phenomena! that we can hardly believe it our• selves, and spend most of our time wondering what is going to happen next." Experienced men in fields like this seldom predict specifically, not so much for fear that they will be wrong, but for fear that performance may quickly, surpass or overshadow their most enthusiastic predictions. Automobile bodies have already been made, experimentally, of plastics. It is easily conceivable that soon articles like a whole bedstead or perhaps the frame of a carved chair might be pressed out in almost a .single opcni- , lion from plastic materials. Textile fabrics in sheets like cellophane, a new inorganic insulating varnish made from clay, revolutionary ideas in heating enclosed spaces—ideas like these whirl "about in the brain of the chemists, and come,closer to reality'with each whirl. The puny changes which political man is imposing on the world are nothing beside the revolutionary chungcs which scientific man is abnul. to impose. Think of .the changes latent -in ideas like Ihese, none of which' seem far-fetched when viewed along-side actual accomplishment, of the near past. Imagine a country turned back .to forest because broad farm acres have been made.unnecessary by chcmurgic ''farming." From this inexhaustible supply of annual crops, plastic materials arc devised which take the place of melat- lic articles DOW laboriously mined, smelted, and fashioned. Nations once dependent on supplies of iron or coal beyond their borders bc- • come suddenly independent of them be, cause the iron and coal themselves are no longer : iiecessary to anyone. . Labor dislocations beyond anything dreamed of today would necessarily follow such developments. And the strain of adjusting man's institutions to a manner of physical life changing so fast, that not even the scientists themselves can keep abreast of 'it, would become tremendous. The thing that lags behind in this furi- HLYTHEVJLLE, (ARK.) COUK1EU NEWS ous fonyard race is our own minds. All the imagination, the foresight, the wisdom, that man can muster will be needed in adjusting man and his institutions and ideas to the facts of the new world. Kissing lha Chains A more utterly wasted life than that .of Henry Scrivcn.s it would be hard to imagine. This man spent 'M of his 78 years behind the gray walls of the South Carolina pi'nitcnli;iry. 1'Yced in 1924 under a suspended sentence, Scrivens had been so long accustomed lo prison life Unit ho could not face the world, lie asked (o be locked up again. Ho died llic other day of a heart attack, inside the same walls that bounded the only world-in which he really fell at home. The humblest of free men can look back at things accomplished, even if it is only dilclie.s dug or .streets swept clean. No matter how ill the world has rewarded them, Kiich men can look upon (he face of the earth and say/'llere arc the marks of the labor of my bands." That is something. Many believe it is every thing! Rut Ih c Scrivenses, thousands of them, have cheated themselves of the soundest satisfaction life offers. Therein lies their tragedy. Uj> From thv Ranks The United Slates lias reason'to be proud of Stanley W. Dx.itibuii. lie has led the- 456 members of his graduating class at the Military Academy nt West Point through the four years of their hard grind. • Of course, in every class somebody does that. But D/.iuban's performance menus more than that of some class leaders at, the.''academy.' He was appointed from the ranks of the regular army. A Yoiikera, N. Y., boy, he went through high school there, studied a year at New York University. But ho was a member of Now York's 7.1st National Gu'nrd Infantry. And in this licld, open to all young Americans, he saw his opportunity. Ho enlisted in tho (!2d Coast Artillery and promptly attended the Second Corps area preparatory school which the army maintains for the benefit of ambitious regular army men. But most important is the fact that pull, position, and patronage had nothing to do with his success, The army has been wise in keeping (,hi s road open to any p r i v a t c in the army. What Dziuban has done, any private can do. That is tho democratic way, and it is tho way, too, for any army and any government must keep the road lo progress open on c<j»a| terms to all who have "what it takes." There Is gradually emerging a belief dial wails not Inaudible.—Gen. Evniigelfnc Boolh, 73. Salvation Army lender. You inixrk my words. 1)115 iiphciivnl that we arc going through now.Is going to bring bruins (o (lie ministry.—Dr. J I-'rank Mortis, cvancgltsl. THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 1939 SIDE OUNCES by Cajbralth SERIAL STORY DATE WITH DANGER BY HBlEft'WORDEN "ebprmoHT, SERVICE, INC. \rttr*i*ri Franklin «,, o «P «n» vK C!!<-m Mirier, Alter tte French Juiicr»l »he «rl(»«i "K« J«.<oe "«'« •>«" kttrtci .»Ufc CHAPTER XX "THAT night Clem Shirley was standing at the bar of the Dove villi Jack Burden when Duke Martin walked in. Ho saw that Jack, half-drunk, was arguing vim Clem. Instead of speaking lo them, the Duke silently pulled out a chair it a table in a far corner, quietly told a waiter to bring him a Irink, then settled down to watch he pair at the bar, a dark look on lis saturnine face. Clem was drinking a highball. Her black hair was tumbling in .•arelcss curls about a defiant face ind the strap of a scarlet evening Sown had already slipped off one "boulder. Her voice was high-pitched and eekloss as she replied to Jack's pleading tones. His face was flushed, his hair "1'd'ask for a raise, dear, but the boss has already said he's taking a world cruise this year." THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson WILD ARE FOUND IN ••' ONILV TWO PLACES ON EARTH ... .' . CANARV ISI—A.NOS IN THE ATLANTIC:. AND MIDWAY ISLANDS IN THE PACIFIC. T. M. RfC. U, S. FAT. HAS AN ESTIAAATED VOUUAAE OF ACCORDING TO MEASUREMENTS OF ENGINEERS. (-S ANSWER: Unfurled. A flag is furled \\: close compass about the staff, i^, • NEXT: How wide is the Grand Canyon? Mind Your Maimers Test your knowledge o[ correct ccciiil usage by answering the fol- ; lowing questions, then cheeking ' against the authoritative answers jbekw; 1. When a hostess invites a friend ' for !> visit, should she let him kii<i\v when she wants him (o arrive, ami how long she expects him to slay? visit in iiis home. Is it necessary for Iiis mother to ask her also? 3. Should a wife feel free to open a letter addressed to her husband if she knows it is from a membei of her family? 4. Should yon knock before entering the robin ol another member of your family? fi. Is it necessary far young people lo say "goodnight" lo the chaperons before leaving a donee? OUT OUR WAY What would you do ii— While you have a honscsucst you arc Invited lo a luncheon l» someone who doesn't know yoi 2. If a young man asks a girl lo have a guest. Would you— By J. R. Williams QUR BOARDING HOUSE ~~. .wiTbTlajor Hoople WPPM3THEM OUT BY THE ROOTS' E6M5/WHY \5 IT THEY ATTACK MY "FLOWERS AKJD K1EVER TOUCH THAT CCI.J610MERATICW OF PLEBEIAN SPIMACM AMD PAR5M1PS RAISE? DR.NT IT, 11 WE GOME TO GR6KT PMMS TO CULTIVATE A D a- SWEET WILLIAMS, AMI? THIS A\ORMIM<3 1 NOTICED THOSE GROUNDED w/ CHICKENS ARE TRAINED TO TOUCH VE6&TABLES OR FLOWERS, MOOPLE, SO TRV THE OTHER NEIGHBORS/fa?/THE WAY, REMEMBER TMOT Rkge CMIUESS PLAMT WrTH TWE'MARVELOUS MEDKIMAL. VALUE' THAT YOU PUT IKJ LAST SPRIKiG?' SOME pp THE SEEP BLEW OVER W^MY YARD, AMD NOW t GOT A wee CROP OP IT TO HARVEST ' "-3UST R.A1MMILKWEED/ /p~*«^-> Q v^/-^^^«^| PLAY OW BOTH SIPES OP THE umpled, •inkled. and his dinner Halt-drunk, he coat was "A prig because I object to your going with Mai-tin when you know he's a crook. A prig because I don't like the pretty drinks he concoct* for little girls." His voice broke. "My God, Clem. Can't you see H's only because I love you that I'm talking this way?" As Jock's words again rang out through the room, Martin left his table and walked slowly across to the bar. "Sorry to Interrupt," he drawled, "but I thought we had a date tonight, Clem." Like a little slave, Clem put down her drink and turned fo so with him. Jack, white with anger, faced Martin. "You ean't lake my girl." There was a flicker bt amusement in the Duke's eyes. "She wants to go." ~" Jack's right fist clutched convulsively, then trembled. "Perhaps you would like my money as well." He reached in his pocket. "I'll buy her back. How much is she worth?" He flung a roll of hills on the bar. lng a desperate effort lo hold "You're acting like a fool, Bur- attention. Occasionally curi- den. Put that money back in your OVPS KlrnvnH in 11*™,- ^i^r.n(; n n i.-i » ms eyes strayed in their direction, pocket." >ut thu crowd which frequented Spluttering with rage, Jack itruek out at Martin, fanning tlie loisy. "You don't care a damn!" Jack's ,'ords, tense and deep, suddenly penetrated the haze at barroom flatter. A woman laughed shrilly. "He's off again. Why doesn't he come over here? She isn't the only girl n the world." Another woman sitting at the same table tittered. "Tho idiot was going to marry her. She's thrown him over for Duke Martin. Caught in the mesh, I'd say." The first woman sniffed. "She's more scatterbrained than I thought. Look where Janice French landed." A fresh lot of people came in and their conversation was lost igain in tongues. tho babble of noisy TACK steadied himself at the bar J as he ordered another drink. His handsome face was drawn and in his blood-shot eyes was a harassed, desperate look. "You're ;i silly little fool heading straight for the devil; 1 , he said. Then reaching for the glass the bartender handed him, he added, "And I'm going with .you.' "Don't talk rot," she.said sulkily. "I don't want you policing me. You don't own me." Her voice grew hysterical. "I don't sec what I ever saw in you—such a prig!" (a) Decline the Invitation, saying lhat you have another engagement (b) Explain that you have a house-guest? (c) Accept the invitation, aiid let your housegiiesl do something else? Answers 1. Yc.s. 3. Ye.s. 3. No. •I. Yes. 5. Yes. Best "What Would You Do"' >olutiou—(nl, for if you tried (b) lie hostess would feel she had lo nvilc your guest also. the tap loom of the Dove was ollu ^ < Jul £U luanm, lanmng me accuslomed lo scenes of this sort, air as the Duke side-stepped his As a rule it tolerated them with fist. x>rcd indifference and objected Clem stepped between the two ouiy when the principals grew men, her eyes were cold and hos- lniw file. "I never want to see you again, Jack Burden," she cried. "You're—you're unspeakable!" Martin caught her by the arm, his lowering face red and dark. "Conie on, Clem." But before he could turn, Jack had swung again and this time he landed a neat one on Martin's chin. The owner of the Dove reeled slightly. "Don't be such a sap," he warned, shoving Jack into a chair. "Clear out and come back when you're sober." "I'll clear out when I damned well get ready," shouted Jack, * * * "PHE little group at the bar had everybody's attention. The head waiter rushed excitedly forward, a couple sitting near Martin and Jack moved to a far table and Nick came hurrying through the door. "You louse," he cried, grabbing Jack by his shoulder. "So you thought you could strong arm the boss!" With cold brutality Martii. walked out. Clem followed him. People returned io their tables. The tap room again hummed with chatter. "Take a drink lo clear your head," Nick advised, nodding to the bartender to pour Jack a stiff le. •'...., Feigning to reach 'for. the 'drink; Jack swung at Nick's head instead sending him spinning like a bll- jard ball among the ; tables. Bufore tho crowd could grasp exactly what had happened, or before Nick could recover, Jack had drained the glass of whisky, hurled t at the head of an advancing and menacing waiter and bolted tor the door. Still running, he bumped liard into Mary Franklin, just as she was stopping into the main entrance. When he didn't stop to apologize she stared after tiim. He stood on :hc curb in front of his automobile, swaying unsteadily as he tried fo unlock the car door. .Mary rushed toward him as lie stumbled in. "Jack, she cried, attempting to 3rab the car door, "What is the trouble?" He banged the car door shut. Mary was thrown backward on the pavement. His only reply was a screeching of the tires as he swung the ear out into the middle of the street and careened ' wildly off. * t * Q UICKLY picking herself up, Mary shouted at a taxi whirling by. Climbing excitedly in she called to the driver, "Follow that blue coupe." The taxi man nodded. Jack's car was already turning up Third Avenue. A shifting of the brakes threw Mary forward as her taxi jerked to n slop. "Go on," she cried, "can't you see we're already losing track ot lhat blue ear?" Bul the driver didn't answer. A policeman had thrust a grim face into the front of the taxi. "Where's the fire? Let's see your license." "You can't stop this cab," Mary spoke sharply. "I'm on the Gazette." She reached in her bag. "Here is my police card," 'Just a minute, sister, just a minute." The officer held up a warning hand. "I ain't got no quarrel with you, but I will have if you keep this up. Show your police card to the commissioner, not me. This bozo was breaking the trallic laws and he's going to get a ticket or worse." "You fool," cried Mary. "I'm on a story that the commissioner cares a lot about." "Another word, young lady, and you'll go lo the hoosegow with this guy." A crowd was gathering, attracted by the argument. driver maintained a discreet silence. "Here, take this." Desparingly Mary flung a five dollar bill at the driver-and jumped out of the car. "That'll cover your fine," she called and started running up Third Avenue looking frantically for another cab. ' (To Be Continued) THE FAMILY DOCTOR r. ML M*. * *. ntr. Purely Physical Factors May Greatly Iniluencc the Mental Stale BV mi. iUORIttS PISHBETN : o( its high chair and crawl on the t'dilor, Journal. of the. American table to gel something It wanted. ,.-:,.._-... ._:... . : . ,j,, )c p ai . cu ( s _ who d(( | not bclievc Ten Years Ago Today June S, 1020 C. A. Cunningham arrived from Europe yesterday ou the. S. S. ManreUinin returning from Soulh- impton. Mr. Cunningham lias been on a two months Mediterranean cruise. )• Harold S. Steinberg, son of Mrs. S. S. Slernberi; is n member of '-he senior clnss of Dean Academy •U Franklin, Mass.. which will holtl its commencement, exercises Wednesday, June 12, •• Mrs. Warner Hawkins and Mrs. O. E. Crijjger have returned fron. Joncsboro where Iliey attended the >listricl. meeting of the Womens Christian Temperance union Friday. Three Brythevlllc high school boys. Robert Shirley. Bethany Fnuglit and James Smothcnnun, winners of the Arkansas state championship in tti c judging of dairy cattle, will go lo the National Dairy Show at St. Louis nest October as the representatives of this state to compete against teams from most of the other stales of the union tor national honors. in social control, paid no attention whatever. However, if the child is to live (I eventually a social order like ill edit ill Association, anil of Hygcia, (lie Health Magazine As we have come lo learn more, of the relationship between the mind and the body, modern psychiatry emphasizes lhat menial disturbances may arise from physical changes, and that physical conditions in some portions of the body .may be reactions of the body to emotional disturbances or psychological incapacity; in some patients both factors may lie working at Ihe same lime,For instance, a man may sulTcr with serious changes In the circulation in lils brain which would give him and headache. At the same time, however, he might be so frightened of whiU was gardiiig sexual activities. The more that of the present, parents will lie doing the child a kindness in training it'to ask for what it vvanls at Ihe table. Modern psychiatry also places a great dca lof stress on the sex life. Unquestionably Hie functions related to sex are important in relationship to (he perpetuation of the species and are. therefore. deeply .grounded in Ihe character of mankind. Even in the most savage tribes there are rules re- Brilish Trains To Light Owns Automatic Signals LONDON (UP)— A systcm-of approach lighting by trains is lo be applied to 17 axiomatic distant signals in the southern area of the London North Eastern railway system. Under the new system no lights normally will be visible, but when a train approaches the appropriate signal is automatically displayed Immediately the train is within sighting distance, .and is extinguished when the train has passed. All lh!> signals concerned J\ow are lighted conlinuously by means of primary batleiiw. There are 9,500,000 piano players in the United States. happening to him that he would develop a slate of constant fear, as a. result-of'.which he would lose his appetite, he unable, to sleep and be constantly depressed. The modern psychiatrist, therefore, must approach disease from botli poinls ot view—from Ihe point of view of Ihe physical changes lhat have taken place in the body and from the point of view of'the mental disturbances which result in physical changes. One needs only to think of the reaction of the av- civilised human beings become, the greater is the tendency lo inhabit 'or restrain such activities. However, since these restraints may be to. some .extent a stress or. the tnenlaiily of the person concerned, the entire mental and emotional life may be modified by such stresses. In the development of modern psychiatry on entirely new language has been invented and many of the words of the modern psychiatrist arc not recognized by the average person. Such words as rationalization, . introversion, ex, and blsexuality i erage person when he feels -disgusted at having smclled a bad 'odor to realize how an emotional condition can react physically— thus ho might spit or .vomit. 1. , . , • . ... | but m the language of psyciatry , ,, , have a great significance. They 111.lie same way a person who will be discussed in Ihe next article has suddenly seen another- person shot or fall from a height may react wilh physical responses 'Which are the result of mental disturbances. ' '.' Few people ever stop to realize how greatly bur bodies are controlled by our environment or the civilization In which we live, 'llms we eat at certain times— that is, Jitterbug Loses Weight And That's His Worth MINNEAPOIL-3. Minn. (UP) — A jitterbug is only as socd as the weight lie loses in a dance. Thai the rulintr nt the University ol three times a > riay^-because. our Minnesota, where jitterbugs' prizes work is arranged In relationship to such regular habits of eating. Most of us sleep at night, bul it is quite possible lo have people work at night and steep In the daytime. A child naturally grabs for food and eats it. with.his hands. It becomes necessary to train Ills mind to make him cat his food slowly and to make him use knife, fork and spoon In the proper manner. 1 have seen a child,'not previously educated In such matters, get out were awarded to men and women students who lock olT the most pounds at a campus prom. Dancers . were weighed before and after entering the ballroom Prize was 3 double ricli mates] milk to make up (lie lost weight.! Australia and Antarctica are the only two continents that have ,110 laud connections with other continents, and are the only continents that lie entirely scuth of the equator. "

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