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PAGE THE BLYTJIEVILLE COURIER NEWS • THE COURIER NEWS CO., PU13LISIIE11S C. R. BADCOCK, Editor H. W. HA1NES, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Hcnrefcntallvcs: Arkansas Dailies, inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis ' Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday o Entered- as second class miller nt the post ofllcc nt Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1817. Served oy the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City of lllylhoville, 15c per week, or JG.BO per year, In advance. By mail, within n radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 for six moullis, 75c for three months; hy mail In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, $0.50 per year; In m'iics seven and eight, $10,00 per year, payable in advance. U. S. Gels Glimpse of Nazi Tyranny Possibly it is trim, ns visitors arc assured, tliul ill-trentnioiit and bvutnl- ity towiird Jews mul radicals in Germany have been abated. It is hanl to leani UK: Irulli, as news reports from dictator-ridden countries ' fretiutiilly leave some details to imagination. The 'best thing to jnd^c ttie by is what is actually seen. And New York (lie other day got its chanre to judt;'-'. A Gorman luxury liner wtis about to sail. Hundreds or visitors were aboard. Suddenly a do/en .vomit; women threw aside cloaks, revealing sweaters blazoned with anli-Nani slogans. They handcuffed themselves to the ship's rail, and chanted slogans demanding an end to "Nazi interference in SiJahi." Other agitators, who had come aboard in the guise of visitors, shouted a like 'defiance. Jt was a foolhardy thing to do, an irritating thing. PcorJc who would attempt U could scarcely bo surprised if they were kicked oil' the ship with little ceremony, perhaps -even, somewhat roughly. Hut what happened, according to reliable Now York reporters and others who happened to be abuaixl was so sickening and such a revelation of ungovernable hafrcil as to bo worth remembering. Itead this account from an eye-witness: "Four sailors -were driving a little man before them with toe and list when a husky man in white uniform, apparently a ship's officer, leaped forward, wrenched the little man's right wrist up between his shoulders. He grabbed the band in a cunning wrestler's hold and bent it down in a tense curve of agony. "They lifted the little man and threw him through the door. His bead cracked against the post a'ml they lifted him again—sent him spinning down the stair. 1 !." The girl demonstrators were brutally wrenched loose from the rain and beaten, not only by .snilor.s, but apparently by olYicer.s also. In short, it was official. Americans who stood by and protested were snceringly threatened with the same treatment, and at least one was arrested with Hhe demonstrators. Possibly this exhibition, right in New York harbor, of Nax.i reaction lu _BLVP1IBVILLE (AHK.) COUHIfeU NEWS OUT OUR WAY Communist agitation is a better answer to those who aro. curious about Germany than would be reams of stories out of Germany itself. True, the agitators were (Ait of order, in an especially irritating manner, and "they asked for it." But they "got it" with a peculiar ferocity and sadistic fury that reveals all too w«t;l what Jiappfns when orderly democratic government is replaced by the hatreds of class and radical warfare. Many Americans laughed on" Sinclair Lewis' "It Can't Happen Here," as an impossible nightmare. On a small scale, right in New York harbor, it did happen here, —Bruce Cation. The Underlying Issue The orgunlzcd, centralized power of nuance and Industry— InclmlhiK not nil men in husl- nciB, by nny means—lia<; learned Hint it cannot control or domhmio the president of the Unllt'd Staler, now In olllcc; nnd It hns come to believe Unit It rnimol ho;ie In control him .should he bo re-elected. That tills IIIIK pnmd lo be true is, pri'lmps. Uic significant development of Hooscvclf.s public carter. Organized nniincc and Industry has usually dominated presidents in the sense that it has had a decisive influence with them; nnd It lias so much at slake that it ciimiot liileralc the Idea ot (he continuation of an administration In which It cannot exercise a major control'. II we are wltnessln<i a struggle for puver, the New Deal must be "liquidated" in Uic Interest of "the real rulers of the country," In tliclr view, regardless of (he services "it may have performed. Tina Is the essence of the tmUcrlylni; issue, —Sprhicflcld (Mass.) Iie]nil)lican. "A Cheering Spectacle" Tlie renominallon of Senator Joseph noblnson of Arkansas IK a hopeful sign. Hobinson defeated n Townsendlte by a substantial majority. For nny Democrat to defeat n Town- Btndilii In the Scull, is a cLu-orlng ,sp;cla:-le. For Townscml, plus Cmighlln, plus the Rev. Gerald Smith, plus -Lcinkc, seems some way to fit Into a hlll-bllly |d TO ] nnd a hill-billy «r the Scuth Is Just as dumb and menacing to democracy ns Ihe controlled Tamntiyniiied moron veto of the (.real cities of the North. nut for a man of Jce Robinson's calibre (o defeat a Townsendltc-tliere is more than a cheering spectacle; (here Is hope f 0 ,- the country. No other Democrat | n Uic United stales Senate today surpasses Joe Robinson In intelligent counigc and honest, clear-eyed patriotism.; Few equal him. He i s modest with Ins other qualities, kindly and at heart very much of a gentleman. —Emporia (Kan.) Gazette. The test artists come to America, where they arc received \\ilh an open heart. —Paul Dosucreau. French concert pianist. * * t I'm ;i]| through with movie work; 1'vo had my day. The wheel has lunwd. It's too hard to Kloke the fires of energy iuiy more. —ISetty Blylhe, fcrmer movie queen. • . * * * I'm not going to sue anybody. ..and I'm not going to stop drinking champagne. —Mrs. Eleancr Holm Jarrett, suspended Olympic xwim- mius star. * * * Showmanship can turn n simple meal into a royal feast. The French owe their success in cuisine to Ihcir sense of the dramatic. —Gcorte Hector, famed New York rcslaiiralcur. By Williams GET A NVET W/VSU RAG AND SOME SOAP! IP VOU' THINK. TMIS I JIS WANTED TO SHOW VOU THAT I AINT TH' ONLY ONE WHO RAIPS . BOX.MV WORD HERE THIN&S-/XMU M)F=vincc. r COU| . w > IT MUCH GOOD ARDUNDV \£ ^ • I RE,SO I HAFTA PROVE ,->.^jv x ' !} IN&S-AMD ' PUTTING -FLV PAPER |M:FRONY OF TH' ICE BOX AMP MAKJNfe ALL TMIS WORK FOR ME. MOTHERS GET GRAV SIDE GLANCES By George Glar just sits like ;i cluinl) ninnv. MONDAY, AUGUST 31, OUR BOARDING HOUSE '% WELL, HERE YOU A.V.E, JUST WHEN f 1 W/XS Q£TTIW6 U6ED TO KJOT fa. STUMBLING OVEK VOU EVERY TIME L V/VSSEU Tue OLD WIWG- CHA1K~~I WAOCHED THE. PAPER'S TOR MEWS OP BNKlDVrs HOLPIK1G vou TOR A MILUOM •RW4SOM—-BUT I WAS 'so ANP "THE OTHER PREWAS AJSE BA.CK Removal by Spiral Operation Seen As Only Cmr for Cataract in Eye "V !)[[. SIOKKIS FlSimi-IX Milcr. .Journal ,nf (h e American i\lnllo:il rtsscdalioit, nnd of llJ'Sfli', Iht- Health Itliigaxinp. Cataracts of the eyes devcl- >P lu so many illffercnl w.iys. ind are so confusing to tlie av- rage |)ci-;,-oii. (hill the condition as been exploited by quacks. Specialists iu diseases of the "yes, however, are convinced that here is no cure for cataract by realmcnt. with drops in the eye, ir by use of Injections Into tlie icily, or by any oilier easy meth- >-.!. Only actual removal 'of the alaract by surgical operation af- cr it has fully developed is sneti is a cure. A cataract Is any opacity of he lens of the eye or of its cnp- ?ulc. Obviously, this interferes till vision. Specialists classify cataracts nc- ;rdln; lo the portion of Uic eye 'hlch is concerned; the consistency of the cataract, whether uml, reft, or fluid; "the extent of Is develoiiment; whether partial, cniplete, stationary, or progressive; and dually, whether it is he kind of cataract that occurs n mcsl o!;l people as they get veil along in years. * * T When cataracts develop in people under :ffi years of age, the cal.iracts usually arc soft. In older people, there develop a 'crm known as senile cataract. This is a degenerative condi- tcn, (lie cause of which is not mown. Tt is c-uite common after years cf age, although ocea- j Mr.nally it may be seen in younger] people. lloth eyes almost, always arc involved when cataracts are present. Usually one develops before the other. Sometimes cataracts develop fully in a few months, lu many cases years are required fur complete develoiiment. In many instances a cataract will become stationary. * * « Hectors find that tlic correction cf errors ol refraction by the use of suitable eyeglasses i> important for treatment in ihe incipient or early stag's .Sometimes the sifllit can be Unproved by wearing tniokcd jitosfcs. which aid in dilalins the pupil of the eye, penr.itthy; more Hyht 'to enter. There are iscliilrd inslanccs in \Uilch cataracts have :ho\vu spon-! tani-oiis Improvement. There seems to be s-mic evidence lhal- a persons nutrition plays a considerable r.rut in control of a .developing rataract. Ecaielhucs people wilii cataract feel better if certain drops of local nncsthcllcs. or :imilar sub- Mar.ces, are placed in the eye at fairly frequent intervals. llow-| ever, there 'does not s:em to be any certainty lhat such method ically helps. Hence, anyone with n cataract should get Immediate advice of a j ct.mpetcnt specialist l:i diseases. cf the eye. The physician willi carefully watch the,vth aud| Among other relies ot the )ie- ! roic expedition contained in the flpvclajnieiit of (he cataract and-cullcction are: The spectacles and will, at the proper tiinc, arrange j Bloves worn by Grccley nt the removal. " ! Lady Granklin I3ay camp; a spris ^TALL AMD WlMTER EW6A,6E- MEMT A^ THE ELCOME HOME, N-i/Viop^ for its £i:: Bovcaimcnts have nncfl ihe f'.alc of Texas -Spain. Franee. Mexico, the Republic of Texas, the Ccjifcrkrale States and Ihe United States. \vh!i-h -xc»t to the fair, the ll etlcs led the blondes 3 to There are approximately miles of canals in the ul States. D1U1D 111)1111 UDWAIlh |,:,N I,[-on iiirt-d to S'rt-:rin-:\ i.'ou'i.r:!! four yt-urs. Slic wimls lo In' rJc'il :L ti<l kcrp lirr jnli In 11 liu-N.v itJIlco ;»ul Stevt; n'ill mil r ll, IPils.' iiilllli IIIITII Sieve for hiiirti tln-y K| , OVIT tin; fiu]Lll!:ir iiii (s. .1,1,1111, i.ohils nil! llxn rrEciiils-, VI11C1MA :ii)il 1IDIE \'l', nr.- Itiiiniily ni:irrU-i], IIJ?|I liolli linvi- jolis. Slt-vi- rc- -.H to hf COIIVluccLl. 1<'I|KII|J- Elh Ihrirntvn^ to l>rL-!ik llu- . su- III. |I,. IK IlIT talk in ^^ . .-irnrlnitMil' Hi:i1 i-vpi,Iii;r It Hie nuillt-r ovrr. llv ,c[,nif-S anil :i sliort time hiltrr Hob ami Vir- Klnln ili-nt arrive \villi thi-ir frl«.|lil. TIIHY l.V.XCIr. "'' -- HII Sic mill Tuliv jri!l I unil Stcvi- Book ol Prayer Used by Greeley at Smithsonian WASHINGTON <W> — An old •episcopal prayer-book. ii,i;l every day by the late Oe:i. Ailolphiis (hrelcy during his Arctic cxpedi- tion, forms a part of a collection of his personal effects recently placed on exhibition iiy ihe Smithsonian Institution through ihc courtesy of his heirs. The battered old Book of Com- r.ion Prayer falls onen naturally when it is picked ivi. to a selection from the 45tli, sath and 1101!) I'jalms. Day aft«r day, moie tlun a half' Icfntmy ago, it \VM opoucrl to that) ' page by the commander o! a little '' .\ow co ox WITH THI: STOUY CHAPTER IV CTEVE stood towering, still while with rage, while Toby Lynch rubbed the side of his face with a trembling palm. Bob rushed forward, grabbing Steve's half-raised arm. "Good Lord, Steve! Hang onto yourself! Toby didn't mean anything." Slowly Lynch got to his feet, parlly angered and partly frightened. "What's the idea, Steve? Looks to me as if three fellows ought to be able to Ret into a discussion without a brawl." "I didn't mind your generalities," mentioned Sieve icily. "But when you applied Ibein to Judith and me, you were going a litllc too far." "I didn't mean anything," said Toby, still rubbing his cheek. Bob looked at Steve Fowler. ' There you are. Toby's apologized for a loose tongue. Looks to me like you'd belter apologize for a loose temper, Steve." There was a moment of tense : ilencc; and then, slowly, Steve raid, "All right. Let's forget it. I'm sorry. Lynch." "Better go in and wash up," Hob advised Toby. "We mustn't let the girls know about Ibis." Toby nodded and left for the bathroom. When the door had Mint behind him, and they could hoar the cold water running into the bowl, liob said, "He was wrong, Steve. I'll grant you that. But so are you." I!o held out a package of oigarols toward Steve, held a light in nervous fingers. '•I still think Virfito and 1 are right." Steve shot him r> sour glance. "Now don't you start, Bob." "I'm not starting anything, Steve. I've a right to defend my position, haven't I?" Bent grinned up at the other. "Even at the risk of a poke in the nose?" Despite himself, Steve had lo smile. "I guess my nerves have been jittery lately. Go ahead, Bob." "If a man can't support a girl on his own earnings—and the girl has a job ot her own—(hen I think it's okay for them lo marry, if it happens to be agreeable lo both ot them." "I know," said Steve, gazing at Ihc glowing end of his cigarct. "Thai's Ihc modern idea. But I'm just old-fashioned enough lo believe—" ".Modern!" exclaimed Hob in I disgust. "Listen. Steve. My grand- I father and grandmother Stoc pnuSK/. 'Ton really meant it n./rcn joo soid'nie 'iroug/i.^ he anted. /—j«, Sieve," Judill, laid him. "/ meant It, wash dishes after . . . fruit to put up and quilts to make. V/ork? toy. my grandmother did more work in a day than Virinc hns to to in a month at the o'lliceV In bis excitement, Bob Bent paced across the room. At the other ond lie turned suddenly and poked his cigarol toward stove. "There's notliiiiK modern or revolutionary about what Virginia and I nre doing, Steve. It's old as the hills." CTEVE grinned. Uui it was „ stubborn, sober grin; nnd it was n grin at Bob's cnlhuiiatrn rather tlian an agreement v.-ith bis principles. "Sure, Bob. Kul ft irls were were really different in your Kr ndmother's was day. Tlie whole v.orkl fcrcnt. 11 "All right. VOL':-, entitled to your opinion, nnd lY.i entitled to mine. My idea is t:- :! i lhc worlci isn't so much from what it was then. Crrhintv people aren't any differ-, 1 ,. 1 ' " Tlie argument mi;i,: h,- : vc gone emerged ~>tlnz Quite on, but just then from the baihro recovered — but now u, 0 i ess sheepish. He walked straight toward £>leve. "One of my m,-,ny f:n;iii gSi " he said slowly, cxtendim; his baud "is that I Ehool oil my face too much." With genuine sincerity Fowler look Lyncli's hanil. 'Torr,ct it, Toby. married at UitTages of 19 and 10, Itoucliy on (he s\ibi< respectively. The old boy had a!the one who shoulr farm, and when my grandmother! There was an married him it wa.i with the un- broken fort dersl.nnding lhat she'd have ciws'of .Tudiili to mill; and butler to churn , . ,;Bent, Hie latter '.n overly I'm >s an awkward silence tunatcly by ti, 0 ,.,,„„.,; S'"';'. " lld V 'l-Si!l!C! wichcs. Wilh a gesture of formal ceremony she set the plate upon Ihc lablc in the center ot Judith's room. "We're women," she said impressively. "But you can't say lhat we loil not, nor spin." The three men were ill at case curiously afraid lhal somehow the two girls might recognize lhal something had gone wrong in their absence. They were like small boys caught in suspicious proximity lo the jam closet. Bui if Judilh and Virginia detected anything amiss, they gave no sign of it. The next moment Uic five were altacking the sandwiches with enthusiasm—while Judith's percolator gurgled merrily in the kitchenet. Nevertheless, the ghost of a quarrel hung over the modest apartment, and the parly soon sagged. Ten o'clock struck itself oft on Judith's little clock—and then 11. Once or twice Virginia looked significantly at Judilh, but Steve slayed on. It began to look as if he. were quite prepared to outwoit Judith's protectors. "Well . . ." Virginia stifled a yawn. "I've work lo do tomorrow. 1 don't know about Ihe rest of you." Toby Lynch got up. "That goes for me, too." He turned to Judith. 'I've had "Thank fine time." the Bents. Bob furnished the cocktails and Virginia the sandwiches." "All richt," laughed Toby. "To all those present, Ihnnks for a lovely evening, or whatever the song says." to mm; and butler to churn , . .'Bent, Hie wlte-r b».r, !m ; :i buce PUT Virginia didn't leave the harvest crews to cook for andlplalc .stacked lii;h with Eand . -U apartm ent without a warning glance for Judith. Steve not! it, and stubbornly put down I hat to wait until Lynch and | Bents were gone. "I thought they'd never Iea| he told Judith. Nervously she glanced at | clock. "It is lale. And I'm tired." "Judith . . ." Steve rnadel move from his spot by the taUJ| "Yes, Steve?" "I svant to apologize now L something that happened hcrcl night." Puzzled, Judilh looked up| him. "What do you moan, S|«r "I —well, Toby Lynch' ^ something 1 didn't like, and I .1 His voice trailed info silence, f "Yes, Steve?" "f guess f lost my temper." Judith turned, facing squarely. "You didn't fool Sieve. And I don't think fooled Virginia, cither. I'd I willing to bet thai right now s| cross-questioning Bob about • happened in here while we •. making the sandwiches. You I into an argument with Ti| didn't you?" Steve colored. "I'm afraicl was worse than—than an ail ment, Judith." "Was it about. . . you and ml "Yes." ' Judith lowered her eyes. "Sf<| That was so foolish." He walked across the room| face her. "Foolish? Maybe it • foolish to you, Judith. But| ivasn't to inc. Lynch made suggestion that you and I folj his own philosophy." "Well," she met his el ;quarely. "It was Toby's pr.f lege to make the suggest! wasn't il?" F Steve looked instantly horrifiL 'Judith! You don't mean til You—you can't have nny ideal what—of why I got soro Lynch." "No?" asked Judith. "I havil : >retty fair idea of what Tel Lynch suggested. I know tlic stc| that's been going arouiVl lim." ' Stove stepped back as i( a blow. "You mean to say known it—and yet you IcVh come here?" "Ho comes here with Virgii and Bob," Judith reminded h quietly, "and Virginia and B are my friends." "Then you approve of what I doing?" Judilh shook her head. "I do approve of it, Steve. But I co sidcr it Toby Lynch's business and nobody else's. Even if true, and I don't know lhat it it's none of my affair." "I suppose," Steve said, "ll: you'd consider it nobody's aff; if you and I ..." "No," Judilh interrupted quic ly, the ghoil of a bitter smile her face. "You assume too rmu Steve, if you think that I lo you enough to want you outside marriage." He looked down at her, no plusscd and bilter. "I't figt you out at all, Judith." She watched him take up hat, start toward Uic door. paused in the hallway to a: "You really meant it when y said we \vcro through?" yes, Steve, I rea The door opened and i through filmed eyes Juditf the knob turn as he releasa (To Be Conliniicrt)' "I meant it."

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