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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 13, 1940
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PAGE EIGHT THE COURIER NEWS OO. ~ ' H. W. HAJNEB, publisher . _^J. GfcAHAM. SUDBURY, Editor SAMOTH* F. NORRIS, Advertising NEWS L ,&tejNa$toniil Advertising. Representatives: Wallace,; Witmer Co., New, York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as saeond, class matter at the post- office at'Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION BATES By carrier in the city of Blytirsvllie, I5c per week, 6V 65c per morifch". By mtil, within a,radius,of 5q miles, $3.00_per year,-$1.50 for six months; 75c for tHree.months; by inail in postal zones two to six inclusive; $£.50 per year; in zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable in advance. __ Fires of Light* Fires of Darkness Fire^destroys but it can also purify. Bonfires in Chicago and in> Berlin remind us of that'. ^ The bonfires in Berlin jit up the Anight sky in May of 1§33. In open squares of the city tlie flames lea'ped upward. Men were burning -Books. ' ' The bonfires of Chicago were burning campaign tracts:. • ; There are essential^ differences be- -twee'ri these bpntifes: THose differences ' mean 'rfiiich to America. ' - In tfie Berlin boiifires the flames licked at bodies siiatclied from libraries by 'zealous young Siorm Troopers obeying a 'mandate from ab'ove. In Chicago; • men cariie voluntarily anct eagerly lo cast iiito the flames the printed parn- pHlets and circulars of a spirited 'political campaign—material no lo'nger of value'after the people had mafte their decision. • In; the one case tlie product of tlie mind of thoughtful men wag burned because Authority ,had'said "It is* not good fdr you" to read these things." In 4he other; m'en came of tfieif own free " will to destroy symbolically the animosities which had'temporarily'divided them. , And when the bonfire's of Berlin had burned low and flickered out, there was a deepening of the darkness over *?£ Jandi T . frhile < in Chicago the , very ,, ashes pf the .fires seemed to glow witu% illumination,, and* a* dawn' of 'good-w'ili"'" supplanted the' dancing flames". - It was 1 precisely because men were /unable to set aside'political animosities Jh Germany afe "elec'Ubn: that the German Republic sickened and died. Among multiple parties', hone ever attained a majority. Even when in power,- any party always had the others hanging to its flanks like a pack oi hungry wolvcJs, not in criticism or even "i opposition, but in a savage bbstruc- tioniam. The result was such a dea- perate longing for s6me kind 6? imttv that the German people finally achieved it by truncheon and whip The ashes of American political bon- ^L^^^teinnollheoblifc, of men much wiser than" rners, but only the remains book Spanish Gains In Popularity A fie re KPAOIC j>% ? "'-dlla I fV Iftl li ,. ^.. • t i . BLYtHEVILLE (ARK.) c6l)6lER NEWS schools'this ycai , Rcporls separated sections cate\t!ia't students are turning from the languages of Goethe and de Mau- passant to the'language of Cervantes'. National ties and animosities Have a great influence on language! study, just as they influence other aspects of our haiional life. During the first World War, the German language fell iiito dis- re'p'ute'ih this country, just as did the non-offending dachshund and the word sauerkraut Although Uiese likes and disliked oi- tfen b'econKi immoderate' and indicate an unhe'altJiy attitude; the sprea'd of Spanish is encouraging, it has Been too. }6hg neglected for Frehelv popularly believed to be mor6 cultural; and German, with its wealth of ^eientifie, writings. .' . -" ' Popularity of SpJinisK cari Hardly be- attributed (o a great love for Spain;-So" it must indicate an in creased" coriScious- i. ness of our ties with Latin Ame'rica. It should xlb muc'H to foster inendfy relations, for. nothing so ; qiiickly leads to amity with another people'"''airah understanding.6f their language; 1 - ftevife >'ariijg to bury, pferhaps' in bomb-scar red We'st- *^SS>-,;f^.'.^ n : H"happ= irnan; He, Whs called & ru , e .'!Pj*; wr$ thit;was 'fit-.iixw., ; anci sev- ^'Arid for arts iooft wili, ^'Had ^ riot .the "H f ? ,. °^ - ^ e - ^pacity. 16 r sct••* ft 'straight'.- *. v ; A ]feady : lie; ieenis destined to be; reniemberfe8 >f Munich, the, .bid m'Sruwlth the f Sppea|cricnt. h said by some. fet He mad'e ; fii^ : Hii- miliatBg Bargain with Hitler only to/gain the tJn7e;.tga^;mac}e : it possible f6r Britain ''to 'resist thip; German. Loi)clon' -two years ago, : it 6fch ^d : ' _ Sf "peace-'for our. tirhe-"- liim wanted, to believe it.. .„..,< -.. .-.--;- -hat in'die fa'ce of the 'czech ^l 3 "'^-^' 1 ""^ 3 ^ no ot ^ er ^oic6,b»t to u ^.5 jfysi England- was;irj" position •S'•*'. ^- r ^ "insure;' of,;' fclic ; , blame for ^•..:,. v :; ' G PSrec{n^s must rest -'at tiie'^lbof oi GHamberlaih- anH. his .predecessor. Stanley Baidwin: r: Thcy saw Hitler rearm, and the^did rtlmdst notHing W offset his menace. . : •• •':/'• •,.:«'t ( -it. is only fair to say that tht^laiiie'fe not-.air .-the Gbvei-hmehfe In tho^c days 'we »w,an England of the Oxford bath and trie poufce polls, an Ehglan'd ihat .was cieiernmied •g:hayc riotrimg to. do'with war In thoSe'days- G«?orge t ;I^risbury ;wa s ^ridt ^itlioiit' pbw^r in Inft • Opposition. A itrbhsrof • nii^'n 'tvi'n« rn-^vC; -. L .,. ^., r , -,,, ' - «***. w*_i^v.i njciii uiiftn vJilci-tTl 1 " berlatn was Heeded tb^oint oui lb the country .U^e danger of jUpac/nsrii ; . - 7- This lack of perception and energy OJ > : the, of the Prime Minister was, no doubt, part of-his heritage. Neville' Chamberlain' represented the peculiar.'democracy and 'business mma of the Midlands. 'War. he knew/ was bad or toe people and bad for 'business. One siiouw nnJ^ e - t0 - rt;it Wtth a bar&ain " HitlerV brute power ^ s . ;a cruel test"ibr 5uch a,creed. ^l**Ct SO CilfltTln^*i'*T*>vi*^ * f\»irt.ti» i * •«'*"*'" * t - «•F - V"*.! 1 ™ 1 .' 8 " 1 ""ally led England, hi to ar. Eyep then, hi was .hot an effective The man of Do*rimg/sttell foilowed,- ili, yentionai -procedures of --""'-' ' " to- L, e ° nc Stton * Sin Oh«n*in: .houid gl vc - . . - . . beC ^ - b -a, ^ bad meant well fpr England. UB Wsh S ° sitlon '" ' H ' 5 trase '" . thc ' 80s - biit m the Post-Dispatch. V where we. .stand in lhe for c^rort^^; 0 ™* 1 ^ * tar d«« eourier-Joun^i- ° ' edUor - Lbuisvijjc SIDE GLANCES ^• y -i&ijp - i/ ; -^ WEDNESDAY, NO^EMBJER 13, 194U SERIAL STORY BY W. H. PEARS GOAL TO GO him Ji>lcii ovfrJienrx lllll Dot ubOiit lidck'M lhe, .St'Uoul iiourd^ d«mnudK n Khoiydown.., AVheii they, confront " J. Coiinid Skelton, he angrily a'x- kur»-* .tht-iu .Wot inliiienw vi'JUi tlie. liourd, tvllM them Jlu«-k tinsii't even bc«ii considered for thu Joli. * * * THIS GUTOi WORLD By Wiitiam Fergusoii ^ WPR. 1>W,BY NEA SERVICE. INC. T. M. REG.'u. S. PAT. OFF" IS USED A\ORE ,. F=REC5yeNra5/_ THAiNI N OTHER. COfsTJc>ifNjEC? TWiMS CALLED : Because the first pair of such twins to gain-worldwide-prom i hence weic Siamese. :-TJic average hen lajj* hou iiianj egrgs a year? VPA Contributes $64,035 Toward Naval Mine Depot ..,RICH>i6Nb,-..V6; -CUP)^A siil,- ^65 ..prbject, to rehovaie and Expand .the United States naval mine ; tfeppt at Hampton Roads as t a part of the national defense I program; has .been announced bv ** t T^*- -v?..-. i_ -^»i^r^. k 4 * ' ". " *'• ' —-r * ,'Virginia WPA headquarters. : .Of .tlie total, the WPA provide <; $64,033 and the Hcs in . .win College Given $2 r 50C GHAPTER VIII TTELE& and BiH .rhoved down thif winding Skelton driveway, their, footsteps whispering in the dead leaves. Overhead a big yellow moon shone in the jet November sky; .. ? iu disconsolafoly, "Well, J gue*s^that makes me the year's prize, sa'pfc-fallihg for a line like .-Dots." He paused, fumbling for Helen's hand. "What made you come after nib tonight?" "Drowsy's consci&ice. He told me why you were dating Dot. But Bill, B suspected all along. I didn't see how you could b'e so nice to me; then turn around and chase Dot. I was pretty sord when Drowsy told rhe y but not so much that_ I didn't want to help you." ' . "Gosli, that was swell of you " Bill murmured. - "I ought to be booted from : here to Clayton for trying a stunt like-"that I hui't you and Buck and 'didn't accomplish a thing.-" ,. . .. ," Don 't blame yourself, Bill You were ddirig it for-Buck." "It was a lousy 'trick";" -Bill said. "And it just isn't tfie way to tackle n problem. You've got to Hit 'em licad oh.". "It's late," Helen said as Bill's footsteps slowed. "We ought to be getting home." , "Not yet," Bill pleadedi "I—I've Cot to talk over some things . . ." ' ( I don't really wjirit to go home. Bill/' she admitted. "J never do when I'm with ybii;" "I iet:l the same way: - It's like I told you once, Helen.- A'fellow can V.-elieve impossible stuff when you lolk to him.. Gee, I haven't seen you in a long time arid . . ." They . stopped ,,in the yellow ynoonligiit and Bill kissed her. They walked on in silent com- '/'.srnpossible ,'smff . . ." Helen iriiir'n'mrcd. -"Biii. are you • sure \ve\c tried eye'ry way tb'get Buck n hen'ring ho/ore ,tbi'-bpard?" "You hear<t v/hat Mr. Slcelton ssid." <: I ktio-vv, Bill, but he doesn't .'hive the whole say." "lie's . prc-sident, isn't ho? He or.d Peskin rt?n the board/' „ Helen wrinkled her brow. "But \vho ,ru;;r. Mr. Skcilou and Mr.' I-csiin, Bill?" • BiiL : &noyk ills'-head.. tl l~;don't £*t yoi?." '. ' '"•' ••;'? "Sh'aii-ie!" H c 1 c ri lei d Plan To Force the Board to Listen to Buck ij>ii It's Uic people, Bill —like your.father and my brother. THe bb'arcl .drily works for them. If the people say, 'We want Buck Mentor,' theh- the board lias tc giv<i in. That's democracy." , "Hmm." ' BUI was doutitfuh "How are yoii going to ge - t the people to yell for Btick'?" "'ee preiJs," H^leii saiii profoundly, tlferi .giggled. "Say- I soun.d like the Bill of Rights, don't I? But it's true, Bill. The Clarion's pretty wonderful when you trome right down to it. It iought against a bum coach, arid it can help hire a good one." "?, a ^,.-^ r ly'" -Bill exclaimed. "Remember tlie remark he'-made about Buck" at the' stadium tHat night?" '• suppose you could see him, Bill?" "You bet. I can try, Helen! I'll cut classes in the morning and go up :to..the Clarion." Heleri .was excifed. "We'll get Drowsy to talk to .the squad and get them to work on their par-- cnts!" • "Oh, boy,". BUI grihneM. "The people speak'-, . . we hope!" . , -...' ."! * * * • ' : ' ;i ^ILL,-I.'almost forgot to tell you. -BucK's been taking pictures or West's games. Well; I mean he showed us how. Drowsy took some and I shot a few. They're good, Bill. They show everything Landis has been doing wrong." "I wonder why Buck did that?" "He. said he wanted to .try out the camera, but I think he hoped—" '•''.' ' "That's ill" Bill shouted. "He thought he might^get a,chance to show them •'to tlie board.'" ' They -had 1 retraced their steps as • they talked and were - passing the drug store. P^skiii had gone and the place was'iii. darkness. A coupe stood at the curb, motor idling. . "Look, Bill," Helen whispered. "Isn't: that someone trying the door of the drug store?" The. man turned, saw them. "Guess the place's closed up," he muttered, then jumped into the car and was gone. "Funny," Bill. said. "Anyone could see that the store was closed. What do you suppose he was-looking for?" ...•,• "Did, you .notice, that-he was stufttng so'methingln his 'pocket? It looked like" a burlap sack." "The saci: bandit?" Bill shook •His head. "He 1 alv/ays pulb his hold-ups when ti^s som&me around to hand over the cash/' "Maybe -that's" why he was staring in—to see i£ Mr. Peskih was still there." "Maybe 1 ,'' Bill said. "But what's the difference? We've got irtpve important things on. our mind.*' * fc Caliced cageMj "of their plans until, tfiey were he'arly Home, th'fen Bill said;, "Helen, K6w miich chance do you think we' have of putting this over?" "Why, Bill?" , "Weil, I've got to decide, sonie- lihJrig pretty, irhpoftant. Today_6id Peskin fired ine for socking Bui- lethead." . that's a shame! What are you going to do?" . "The worst of it is, Buck wants to take a job in the. east." He showed her the letter ...and explained 'its contents. "If I mail tiiis, we might as wedl give up bur ide'a. Once Buck's given his word .•. .".Helen stoppe^i in' front ot.a mailbox. "We'd better decide .before we go ariy further', Bjll. pidn't^you tell me once .that aii operation might;cu"fg Biick?" Bill'iiodded. "K : fie keeps quiet, stays in: his cliair until it's time." "But if he drives a car arid calls on,.prospec{s •. . ." Bill Mentor stared down at the Side\yalk;_swallowed hard. "Yep. That's hour ic : is; Helen." "D6ri:t do it, Bill!" Helen's voice was;sharp. "If you drop that let-: ter in the box, you'll never forgive yourself." . i , "But, Helen, suppose I 'don't get another jo~b? Suppose 7 - this plan of ours fizzles? -Neither Buck nor I will Have a job." Helen caught Bill's jacket, shook him hard: "You'll get by, Bill. Dqii'typmsee? Anything's better than :-havirig.-Buck lose his legs forever. .You can't let him accept thegob'. He's 6rily\ doing it for you, Bill-.". • . . * ': ! He had never. deliberately gone against Buck's wishes.' He had always accepted the older man's judgment as final. Suppose he didn't mail the le'tter and they had to accept help? Charity! BiH shuddered. Elide would hate that. ... "Helen," he said tensely, "I've just got to, mail it. I can't g<j against. Buck. He'll ask me STIO I can't lie to-him." Heleri said,'"Bill, you can't pu!. him in that chair for life. lie's too grand." • , 'BiU's fingers .tightened' around the, -le'tler, crushing it into-a tight ball. He stuffed it into liis jdcket. "I~I can't mail it, = Helen," . he j said in'a chohed voice. 1 (To Jl-j Continued) SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON Spirit of Pfeace and Love Persists Despite tlie Brutality of Goiillict *L_. \ Text: Lake : 7:?-I5 Et WILLIAM E. GILROY, D. ti. Editor of Atlvafice". This lesson b based tipoh 'two incidents— the. healing of the" servant of a "certain Centurion," and the restoration to life of the son of a widow in the city of Main. ' . These incidents are intended to be symbolic of the whole healing and life-giving mission of J^sus. and it is profoundly necessary -thai _, - . rOr Recorded MUSIC 1 we should grasp the full effect of OUT OUR WAY ... ... ,. , N- Y. (UP) — Concerts, orrecofded music have been made, available to Colgate Uiiiver- :slty-' ; students, through, a $2.500 grant of the Carnegie" Foundation. ^ The/grant has provided 950 records ...from which 12 one-hour con- ccHs wHi, be 'played each webk. Tlie" coucerts arc part of the "lihi- ... -- -"-0 MI ^mis .Versity> program to broaden stu- r^, ,i - YorR aud ' James City cfeiils* • ciillural interests by mfeth- counties,^opposite Norfolk. ods otficr • than formal classroom work: •'."'" JReaci Gpiiner NPWS xv-aiit ads. these incidents and their synibol- ism in a day when' the world'is in a shocking condition ' with th£ disregard of unman life and. the destruction of all that, makes for health and human welfare. Not even imagination ciiii conjure up the actuality of horror of .all that is happening in Europe and China. It iyouid seem a situation of utter h6p'M<xssne.s.s arid despair, did. onp not realize thc 19 centuries- of j ; the growth of Christianity and) 5io\v the spirit of peace and love i has been persist ont throughout ail [ similar c;iinr;troptics. and evil nets und pur])o*cs of misauidcd men. » + * 1 i Thc oiic' thing that we must grasp very dofinitcly is that c'hris- tianiij; \y> \yhoUy.. on the side of health and life. These arc iU great ends. "T am come." said Jesus, "to give life, and to give it more' abundantly." - Grpspin;:. first of all: this supreme fact, it is \vorth',vlii.xC to look' a~little iiitb the dctaiW of tlic* lessen. H&re i.s a Centurion, a Roman , 1 soldier, a innn. as he tiimself says, j in n position of authority, haying soldiers under him and ab'custbmed j to command. It i.s imdoub'tc'dly true that Trar is a-terrible arid brufhl- izing busine^. arid yet-One of the things b.crc emphasized: which stands out in history, is that soldiers have not. ali bc'en brutes, but on thc contrary, that many of them have had a fine sense "of' ideals aiKl^ of duty. One znay cmpii;^i7,e this just now -when at least-, two daisy newspapers, with n circulation running into the 'miltic'hs. lin,vc suggested editorially that our chief business, today in American defense 1 is "the • raising of' cohtiiigctits of born/ brutes and young brutes." "This," the-weu'j>papers said,""ought to be the dn\ of'thc draft,'! That Is-a'sad statnusnt. ;ind may it not be said in contrast that the* defense of his nation, and the service of democracy, alike, depend upon the measure of idealism and courage the tcndar regard for the homes and the country they defend, and the higher virtues, that'we can in ; still in our young men. * • • .1, Here was this Roman Centurion capable of lender solicitude for. his sen-ant, using his position as the representative of a conquering power to show a magnanimity and kindliness to the Jews under Roman domination, a man capable of faith and responsive to goodness whose faith was commended by Jesus, and whose-faith was instrumental hi the healing of iiis servant. . It is a'picture worth bearing in wind at a time when" brutality is so rife in the world. War offers many problems and the Christian, as a man of -peace,, is faced with a'very real dilemma, when he Has to hieet ruthless aggression. Nevertheless it is only- as we live and- strive for health' and life, and fight if we Hither than can be : any hope of tier ^Cuts Rare Jig-Saw iii 400 Hours PUEBLO. Colo. (UP)—About six j months ago Prank. Cooper got a ' hankerin 1 .to do some wood "whit- tlin'. ' So' he got a ".piece of sugar pine and, started' to cut out a" cowboy ridiii'- a bronc. Four hundred hoiiii later young Cooper Had' a finished cowboy, colored with water-paints and everything. •The wooden cowboy was sonic- thing different. First the rider could be taken oft the horse. The hat, chaps und spurs could be taken off the rider. Then the saddle and nackam'are would come off the horse. Why, it almost took a jig-saw artist to put the cowboy and horse together again." ' v , Frank now is wiiittlih' away on • another piece! of phie: He didn't say what he was making, but friends ..wouldn't be much surprised if tlie block Kirns into an electric train with 'a convoy of dive bombers and submarines" Read Courier News want ads. HOLD EVERYTHING By Clyde Lewis COM. \*c tr NU itivtci, IHC T. M. me. u. s. PAT. OFF. "I want a new one—thc enemy anti-aircraft got ibis one!

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