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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 31, 1936
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PAGE THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS C. R, BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HAINES, Advertising Manager Solo National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, SI. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis ' Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered us second class matter tit Iho post office nt Blythcvlile, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1017. Served oy the United Press SUBSCRIPTION HATES By carrier In (he City of Blyllievlllc, 15o per week, or $0.50 per year, In advance. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 tor sU months, 15c for three months; by mull lu postal zones two to six, Inclusive, $6.50 per yenr; in zones seven nml eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. U. S. Gets Glimpse of Nazi Tyranny Possibly it is Imu, :is visitors arc admired, Hint ill-treatment and brutality toward Jews and radicals in Gcr- nifiny liavo been abateil. It is hard to learn thu truth, us news reports from dictalor-ridden couiilric.-i rre<intntly leave some details to imagination. The best tiling to juilirc the by is wbat is actually seen. And New York the other day ^ot its chance to judge. A German luxury liner was about to sail. Hundreds of visitors were abonrd. Suddenly n dozen young women threw aside cloaks,' revealing sweaters blazoned with anti-Nay.! slogans. They handculVed themselves to the ship's rail, and chanted slogans demanding an end to "Nn/.i intci'fcrcncc in Spain." Other agitators, who had come aboard in the guise of visitors, shouted a like defiance. H was a foolhardy llniif; to do, an Jm'ldltnj; tiling. I'topic wiio would attempt it could" scarcely be surprised if they were kicked off the ship with little ceremony, perhaps even, somewhat roughly. But what happened, according to reliable New York reporters and others who happened to be abuard was so sickening and such a revelation of ungovernable hatred as to be worth remembering. Read this account from an eye-witness: . "Four .sailors were driving n little man before them with toe and list when a husky man in white uniform, apparently a ship's officer, leaped Tor- ward, wrenched the little man's right \\rist up between his shoulders. He grabbed the hand in a cunning wrestler's hold mid bent it down in ;i tense curve of agony. "They lifted the little man and threw him through the door. Mis head cracked against the post a'ml they lifted him again—sent him spinning down Ihc slair.s." The girl demonstrators were brutally wrenched loose from the rain and beaten, not only by sailors, but 'apparently by officers also. In short, it was official. Americans who stood by and protested were sneeringly threatened with the same treatment, and at least one was arrested with Hlie demonstrators. Possibly this exhibition, right in New York harbor, of Nazi reaction to BLYTJ1EV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Communist agitation is a better answer lo wlio are. curious about Germany (him would he roams of stories out of G'LM-mnny itself. True, (lie iij;it:itor.s were (rtil of order, in an c.spi'cwlly irritating manner, and "they asked for it." Hut llicy "got it" with a peculiar ferocity and sadistic fury that reveals all too wee.1 what happens when orderly democratic government is replaced by the hatreds of class and radical warfare. iMany Americans laughed off Sinclair Lewis' "It Ciui't Happen Hero," as an impossible nightmare. On a small scale, ri#hl in New York harbor, it did happen here. —Bruce Cation. The Underlying Issue The crjuiiilzed, centralized power of finance find Industry—including not all men In business, by any menus—lint leiimcd Hint It cannot control or dominate (he president <>f the United State;; now In uftlcc; ;iml It lias come to believe that It cannot. ho;>e to control him should lie be re-elected. That Ibis has provid to lie (rue is, perlia|Ks. Ihe signillcani development of Roosevelt's public carter. Organized Iliiuiici! nnd industry has usually dominated presidents In the sense that it 1ms had i> decisive Influence with ihcm; ami it has so much at slake ttial It caiino'. tolerate the Idea of [he continuation of an administration In which it cannot exercise a major control! If we are \vi(ncssin<; n struggle for paver, the New Deal must be "liquidated" in |he interest of "Ihc real rulers ot Die country," in Ihclr view, regardless of the services it may have performed. Tlml Is the essence of the uiKicrlyiiii! Issue. —Springfield (Mass.) Republican. "A Cheering Spectacle" The rcnomlnntion of Hcnutor Joseph Robinson of Arkansas Is a hopeful sign. Robinson de- fcnled n T«irm-mditc by u majority. For any llcmccral to defeat n To.'.vn- sencUte In Die Soulii Is a cheering spscta-jle. Tor Townsend, plus Cnuelilln,' plus the lici'. Ocrald Smllli, plus Lemke, seems some way to fit into n lilll-biily fcieal and n hill-billy of the Sculh is just as dumb and menacing to detn- ccnicy as the controlled Tai.rmnynrad moron vclc of the (ueat clllcs of the North. nut for a man or Joe liobinson's calibre lo defeat a Townscmiilc—there is more than a cheeriiH: spcclaclo; (here Is hope for the conn- try, No other Kemocrat in Iho United States Senate today .surrmssus ,lnc Uobtnson in hitel- llseiit courage and honest, clr-ar-cyccl patriotism.' Few cinml him. He Is modest with his oilier qualities, kindly and at heart very much of a gentleman. —Emporia (Kan.) Gazelle. The best artists come lo America, where llicy are received \vilh an open heart. —Paul Dogncreau. French concert pianist. * * * I'm all through with movie work; 1'vo had my clay. 'Ihe wheel has lurnert. It's too hard lo stoke the nres of energy r.ny more. —Uelly Biylhe, fcrmer movie queen. . * * * I'm not toing (o sue anybody., .mid I'm not going to stop drinking champaync. —Mrs. Klcancr Holm Janctl, siispendrd Olympic swimming siar, * * * Showmanship can turn a simple meal intu a royal feast. 1h c French owe their success in cuisine lo their sense of the dramatic. —George Hector, famed New York restaurateur OUT OUR WAY GET A \VET \VASt-l RAG AND SOME, SOAP! If- VOU' THINK. THIS is FUNNV-I DC'.\)'T.1 PUTTING, FLV PAPER IN PROMT \CE BOX ANP MAKJNfo ALL THIS WORK FOR ME. I J\S WANTED TO SHOW VOU THAT I AINT TH' ONLY ONE WHO RA1PS TH' ICE BOX. MV WORP AINT MUCH GOOP AROUND HERE,SO I HAf-TA PROVE THINGS-AMD BESIDES I POUT LIKE TO SQUEAL ON PEOPLE, LIKE THEY PO ON MOTHERS GET GRAV MONDAY, AUGUST OUR BOARDING HOUSE i GLANCES By George Clark WELL, HERE YOU A.KE, JUST WHEN} 1 W/VS QcTTIWG USED TO MOT STUMoUNQ OVER VOU EVERY TIME I "PASSED THE OLT? WIMG- I WATCHED THE PAPER'S TOR MEWS OT- VOU "FOR K M1LUOW "DOLV.A.. — — T3UT I WAS IS4 'FOR CM TO US Or/U 'CASTLE. ~ so ARE BACK .SUGUL9 6O A.WAV AMY; LIVE CI-; A "Sue Kllen says such amusing thinys ffiV, H llkl™ 1 '' ' just sits like here [ she Removal by Surgiwil Operation Seen As Only Cure i'or Cataract in Eye I body of American soldiers in about ! of Arctic gross he collected as Use most despernlc circumstances | n famile of Grinnel! I-and liora- in the story of polar exploration. ] the nag that flew over the camp The raiding of r»<ur.gcs from this i at Laciy Franklin Day and tat- by C.reeley helped to keep • tereil fragments of the flag flown "'"" " over the farthest-north camp "V OH. MOKIilS F1SIIUKIN ihlcr, Journal ,of j) lc American ilfrtlitMl Association, anil flf Mvsrla, I lit- Hr-allli itlagn/inc Cataracts of the eyes deiol- >p in no many different ways. mil are so confusing to the nv- ragc person, (hat the condition las been exploited by quacks. Specialists iu diseases of the •yes, hc-.vever. arc convinced that here is no cure for cataract by rrattncnt nidi drops In the eye. >r ty use of injecliohs inlo the )cdy, or by any other easy meib- jJ. Only actual remcvnl of !he ataraet by surgical operation af- rr it, has fully developed is seen ; a cure. A cataract is any opacity of he lens of the eye or of its capsule. Obviously, this Interferes 1th vision. Specialists classify cataracts nc- :«!iiis lo Hie portion of the i.'yc vhich is concerned; the consistency of the cal.iracc, whether innl. sell, or fluid;' the extent, of Is development; whether partial, .cmulelc, stationary, or progressive; rmd finally, whether it is he kind of cataract cccurs 11 meat old people as llicy get vcl! along in years. * • » When cataracts dcvclcy in peo- )!o uitrler 35 years of age, the •aUracts usually arc soit. In oklcv [X'r.plc, there develops a 'cnn known us senile cataract. Ibis is a degenerative condi- icn. the cause of which is not ;nowti. It is quHe roinaion after i(i years cf aje, although occasionally it may be seen in younger tcople. Both eyes almost, always are nvclvcd when cataracts are present. Usually one develops ccfore Ihe other. Sc'.iictimc.s cataracts develop fully in a fe.w months. In many cases years arc required fur com- plclo development. In many instances a cataract will become stationary. bcok up the courage of his starving followers while their numfccr > j dvcppcd from 25 to 7. Among other relies of the hc- | role expedition contained hi the and : collection are: The spectacles and worn by Grcelcy nt established by the expedition. Six governments have mica ih2 Elate cf Texas—Spain, I'ranss, Mexico, the JJcpublic of Texas, the DIUIQ Hint llic conec-j of rc-fraclion by j Hoctors rind lien cf errors Ihc use of suitable important for Ircnlnirnl in ilic! incipient or early slaves. Some-1 times tlic sight can \:t: improved by wearing I'liokcd t:las.-cs. which | aid in dilatlns the nupil of the] eye. iicnnillii).; more light 'to nter. Tticre are ischitccl irstctncrs hi hlcli c.ilaiacts have shown spontaneous Improvement. There seems lu i:c yimc evidence that a person':^ nmrition! plays u considerable ]:iu! in con-! trcl cf a . developing {-.itar.ict. SLcmclimcs ]>cople wiih cataract tccl better If certain drops of Iccal anesthetics, or iiatiuir substances, are. placed iu i!u> eye at fairly frequent interval;., Ho'v- cvcr, there 'does not .s tin to b;; any certainty that such method leally helps. Hence, anyone with ;•. cataract should gel immediate advice of a competent specialist in discuses cf the rye. The phy.^nan will, carefully watch the n-^-vtii and Book of Prayer Used by Greeley at Smithsonian WASHINGTON (Ul'i—An old Fpiscopal prayer-book. u>cd pvcry day by the lnu> c;r;i. Adolphus tireclcy during his Arctic expedi- lion. forms a part c.f a ,•nllc.-.tlon of hi? personal effect* recently placed on exhibition by Ihc Smithsonian Institution through the cointcsy of his heir.;. The battered old Bcok of Common 1'raycr falls o;vn inlurally when it is picker! i<n. m a selection from the -loth, srilh ,n-.d 110th Pfalms. I Day after rl.iy. more (Inn a half' cmtuiy ago. it was opcm.-j lo tlwt! page by the commander 01 ;\ liuici kcf!|» li m\sM (illlcc Jnil Si In (his. ' Ollli MI|.<.(.< Sieve for il they ^u nvcr (fie f JllllMIl VIKC1N1A 1'iTfcr Kriinelfcs L'NCCLW, Neb. (UP)—Mil ets of the Nebraska State beauty contest found out Kc'.idc; arc not prelerrod in trnska. In the first 70 tciuity f,:r.v:s',T, •|wi;^om| which went tc the fair, Hie l cites lc;l the blojitic.s 3 to ; rrii-TKi, -I'Diiv i.vxcn. v\'till ( . tlic ^LrlM nrr mindult.Iicis Sli-vc ntii! Inti' mi urKiiiiicii 1 slrlkr.s 'l'[i!>j-. .VOW lin «.V WITH THE STOHY CHAPTER IV CTEVE stood fowerinc, still white with rage, while Toby Lynch rubbed the side of his face with n trembling palm. I3ob rushed forward, grabbing Steve's half-raised arm. "Good Lord, Steve! Hang onto yourself.! Toby didn't mean anything." Slowly Lynch got lo his feet, parily angered and partly frightened. "What's the idea, Steve? Looks to me as if three fellows ought lo be able to net inlo a discussion without a brawl." "I didn't mind your generalities," mentioned Sieve icily. "But when you applied them to Judith and me, you were going a little too far." "I didn't mean anything," said Toby, slill rubbing his cheek. Bob looked at Steve Fowler. ' There you arc. Toby's apologized for a loose tongue. Looks lo me like you'd betlcr apologize for a loose temper, Sieve.' There was a moment of tense :ilcnce; and then, slowly, Steve raid, "All right. Let's forget it. I'm sorry, Lynch." . "Better go in and wash up," l !ob ndviscrt Toby. "We mustn't let the. girls know about this." Toby nodded and left for Ihe bathroom. When the door had rhut behind him, and they could hear the cold water running into Ihc bowl, Bob raid, "He was wrong, Steve. I'll grant you that. liul so arc you." Iln held out a package ot cigarets toward Stove, held a light in nervous fingers. "I slill think Virgic and I ave right." Steve shot him a sour glance. "Now dotvl you star!, Bob." "I'm, not starting anything, Steve. I've a right lo defend my position, haven't I?" Bent grinned up at the other. "Even al the risk o! a poke in the nose?" Despite himself. Steve had to smile. "I guess my nerves have been jittery lately. Go ahead, Bob." "It a man can't support a girl on his own earnings— and the girl has a job of her own— then I think it's okay (or them to marrv, it it Stcoe paused, through?" IK aiin meant il." <w really meant it wlim i'ou said me lucre /—ITS, Sfcvc," Judith told 1,'m, "I really wash dishes after . . . fruit to put up and rjuilfs to innke. Work? S.iy, my grandmother did more work in a day than Virgic hns lo to in a month at the o:lice!" In his excitement, Bob Bent paced across the room. At the other end he turned suddenly nnd poked his cigarc.t toward Sieve. "There's nothing modern or revolutionary about wbat Virdnia and I arc doing, Sieve. It's old as the bilk." grinned. Bui it was a stubborn, sober ;:iin;aiid it was a grin at Hob's enthusiasm rather than an agreement with his principles. "Sure, Dob. B;il j;i r |s were different in your prmdmothor's day. The whole ve.iti was dif- in; ferenl." "All right. V your opinion, and mine. My idea isn't 50 much d entitled fo ' cnlitieri to ! - tiio world from what it was then. Certainly people aren't any diffcrr-.;,'' Tho arsunienl mi,:::i) ! lsvc g 0l)0 on, but just then Toby emerged from the bathroom ' '• • " rcco\ r ercd — Init n, sliee])isli. He toward Steve. "One of my ninny f.diinss." lie cx(cnfUn: ijj,." Jtlallt|> 1S , ,, much." . oir happens to be agreeable to both of them." "I know," said Steve, gazing at the slowing end of his rlgarct. "Thai's tiic mndorn idea. But I'm just old-fashioned enough to believe—" "Modern!" exclaimed Bob in j w ' ltn genuine sincoritv disgusl. "Listen, Sieve, illy grand- I fowler look L;,-nrh's father and grandmother were'net it, Toby. " married at Ihc ages of 18 and 1C. respectively. The old boy hart a quite the less straight loo Steve "Forever ly touchy on the subject l,i;,-]v I'm the one who should fann, and when my grandmother j There was an av.-kw.i-d silence lovely evening, or whatever the married him it was with the im-! broken fortunately by \- nf velum' song'"ays." deriU.nding that Enfi Yi have covslof Judith H-,worci ,ir ( i Vj,', ia j., * « * t lo milk nnd builer to churn . . .'Bcnl, Ihc Litter be.umr; a huce.rjUT Virginia did.r't leave Ihe harvest crews lo cook for and I plate slacked hijii with sand- - D ., p , ?rimen t , vi(hoi ,t a warning wiches. With a gesture of formal ceremony she set the plalc upon the table in Ihe cenlcr of Judith's room. "We're women," she said impressively. "But you can't say that we toil not, nor spin." The three men were ill al ease, curiously afraid thai somehow the Iwo girls iniglil recognize that something had gone wrong in (licii- absence. They were like small boys caught in suspicious proximity to the jam closet. But if. Judith and Virginia dolcclcd anything amiss, Ihcy gave no sign of it. The next moment the five were attacking (lie sandwiches with enthusiasm—while Judith's percolator gurgled merrily in the kitchenct. Nevertheless, the ghost of a quarrel hung over the modest apartment, and (he parly soon sagged. Ten o'clock struck rUeU off on Judith's little clock—and then 11. Once or twice Virginia looked significantly at Judith, but Steve stayed on. It began to look as if he. were quilc prepared lo oulwait Judith's protectors. Well . . ." Virginia stifled a yawn. "I've work lo do tomorrow. I don't know about the rest ot you." Toby Lynch got op. ''That goes for me, too." He turned to Judith. "I've had a fine lime." "Thank the Bents. Bob furnished the cocktails and Virginia the sandwiches." "All right," laughed Tob}'. "To all those present, thanks for a evening, or whatever the glance for Judith. Steve noil it, and stubbornly puf downf lat to wait until Lynch and | Bents were gone. "I thought they'd never lea| he told Judith. Nervously she glanced at | clock. "It is late. And I'm tired." "Judith . . ." Steve madel move from his spot by the tak!| "Yes, Sieve?" "I -want lo apologize now something that happened hcrcl night." Puzzled, Judith looked ..„. him. "What do you mean, Steil "I — well, Toby Lynch ' M something I didn't like, anri I . His voice trailed inlo silence. ^'Yes, Sieve?" "I guess I tost my lemper." Judilh turned, facing squarely. "You didn't fool Steve. And I don't think fooled Virginia, either. I'd I willing to bet thai right now si cross-questioning Bob about vl happened in here while we vl making the sandwiches. You [ inlo nn argument with T<| didn't you?" Steve colored. "I'm afraicl was worse than — than an ment, Judilh." "Was it about . . . you and rrl "Yes." I Judith lowered her eyes. "SlJ That was so foolish." ilo walked across Ihe room| face her. "Foolish? Maybe it • foolish to you, Judith. But| wasn't to me. Lynch made suggestion that you and I folJ liis own philosophy." "Well," she met his squarely. "It was Toby's prl °gc to make the susgcslil wasn't it?" I Steve looked instantly horrifil ' ' 'Judith! You don't mean tl You—you can't have any idea what—of. why I got sore Lynch." "No?" asked Judilh. "I havil iretty lair idea of. what Tel •yneh suggested. I know tljc.,st<f .hat's been going arourrt -^ lim." ' }. Sieve stepped back as ii i blow. "You mean to say y^ lt known it—nnd yet you let *h| come here?" "He comes here willi Virgiil and Hob," Judith reminded hi quietly, "and Virginia and B| ore my friends." "Then you approve ot what hi doing?" Judilh shook her head. "I dol approve oi it, Steve. But I col sidcr it Toby Lynch's business! and nobody else's. Even if i| true, and I don't know that it it's none of my affair." "I suppose," Sieve said, "trl you'd consider it nobody's aff: if you and I "No," Judith inlerruplcd quic| ly, Ihe ghost of. a biltcr smile iicr face. "You assume loo mini Sieve, if you think thai I lol you enougli to want you outside f marriage." He looked clown nt her, nol plusscd and biltcr. "f can't figil you out at all, Judith." She watched him take up l] hat, start toward the door, paused in the hallway to "You really meant il when snifl we wero through?" meant it." yes, Sieve. I real The door opened and ores] Through filmed eyes Jud^'i }J the knob turn as he releasi'-litl (To He Continued)' '

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