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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 7, 1937
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faj3 FOfott ' BLYTHEVILLE '(ARK.)" COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLK COURIER NEWS THE POURIER NEWS CO, TUBUBIIERS -C. R BABCOCK, Editor H W HAINES, Adserllslng Manager j ^eo'.e National Advertising rtcureicnlativcs: • Arkansas Dailies. Inc. New york, CliUK Detroit, St. Louie, Dallas Kansas City. I <.<! tNery Affyinoon rsccpi .suiidHj'. • Bmered as aconci cl iss miner Ht Uic p»sl i office (it Bl>lbcvilv. Arkansas, uiu'cr net ol Octolx;; 0 19H Served .-by. the Dinted J'rtss sunst mmoN II/.TES flv •/irricr In the Oily ot Elytlievllle. )So per eck, or G5c per inonlli ))} mull. ttjlhui a -adlUb of 50 miles. $3.00 per >ear M30 f or sK inonllr, "5c (or three months; bv null in liosttil tones Uo lo "I*, t'wliislvo, 5850 per .jei. m "one- sc\"ii ond eight, $10.00 per seal, piuaolc in advance •1C •" sucli liilwr ctuinol exist on such parl- linic employment. The .sliaix'ci'op system ;il least provides a yeav-around living iiiul lo that extent provides a bel- ter basis for building up a sound anil >«ial)!<>, (.'eononiy than does the day labor Stability hi /'>/;/» I The aiticle in lud.o'h Coui'lor News vlnih UHs <>t ille «-iy * liu "nmcli .iiinicd latin tciwnty P'^i'otn _is li"- nii; •-oh od in pmcLicc on the LHU.I liethtin faims in UiiR.'.ijounly-Aviw not ]nil)lishc(i bcf.uiso ofllio co it p.chents \\ilh ouiulitioiirt'rini faims i" llns coiinlv liut.mtlwi' UK an 'excellent ojv.uiipic' of Uic 'kind ol 1 iHogum Mhich inmiv inlclligoit, fiii'- seeing and -lOciallj inimld:! owners ol' larm land liaxe adoplcil. •At thu bamc lnm«, lio\,'<:vei', it nuist . be a(.kno\\lcdBC({ condilions in . hhaip contrast to tho«;e on Urn Kcclilin laini 1 , aie all too to'mmo ..'-.-\Vliero Uicy aic lound thc\ loliett, ^c liclievc, shortsightedness em tbc pail of the. owners quite <»s huich as the' lack of whttl- evei tlegiee of hiuii.iiiil.mdn unselfish-' ness IIMJ cutci into the Keelitiu oiiPinfions lias Ijct'ii much tulle "of late of s len Ihe iiinoni.'.ition of farm ,md Ubou'Ks anel nripors of pus- htukes Hg.unst, allegedly unfair icntal aua'igemcnls and "wages. We do not imagine that the. management ol Iho Rodilm piopeiUefa is mucli \vor- iic,-; .ibont thib Mluuion,: ncr'-do \ve liijnk that olhei Jitim operators who have merited the confidence of their tenants and lahoieis need feel alarm. And thai is l)j no menus the: only hancfit which the land owner derives! fiom u \\ihe and hlicial policy in dealing with those who actually produce the ciops on his l.uiel lie fillracls'-Uic Lest tenant 1 his ainiu;il"luniover i.'i iinall and his IDS, I torn Ijad accounts is almost cliniiriled He can make l-cimancnl impunements, knowing that thcv aie m sifc hands, and he can fo]lc\\ <i ciop piuuiam which builds up rat'ici thitii tc.u.s (own tin: fertility of the '-oil, thus piotettiug anel adding (o the \alue of Ins pioperty. Cci tainly all these things deserve the selhsh LCiibideiatiou of land owncr.s, whoe intciest in t!;e developineul e>f a .stable anel pios])cious farnr economy fs sclf-ovident We think they should ask thcmscKcs, aUo, if the recent ticud teuate] the use of day labor will in the long uin i\oik 'out either to then piolit 01 to the welfare of the community H is a in'.c Ihing to be able to iel; upon ofl-thc-farm labor foi \;i few \\eoks ol collnn chopping in the spiing and a leu weeks e>l cotton picking in the fall, but it is plain that FRIDAY, MAY 7, 1937 i, Look—dud Sto[> in of A newspaper reporter interested pell ing an engincer's-eye-vicw grade crossing accidents recently took a ride in Ihe cab of a fast sfrei'.inlined train—and came back with an excellent tip for all motorists!. A train's speed, be reporls, is UK- Iremely deceptive. -A fast passenger train may travel a thousand feet in a lillle better than eight .seconds. Yhe (rain may srem lo be a safe distance away, as yon approach the crossing, when, as a matter of fact, it is perilously close. So I be reporter boiled his new knowledge down to oire extremely sensible bit of advice. If, when you approach it grade crossing, yon can see a train approaching, you simply haven't time to cross safely ahead of it. If you can see the train, wait for it. Never forge! (bat that (rain can cover'a thousand feet in alioiil Ihu time it takes you to shift gears and get your ear rolling. I'olilictil Hy Ihe, middle of this month a long and eventful chapter in American politics will have closed. Kor Ihe. first time in some '10 years, there wilj not bo a Bryan in public office or campaigning for office. ' William Jennings Bryan began Hie family's activities, back in tlm 'jjo's. A little later his brother, Charles W. Hryah, took up the torch, serving three terms as governor of Nebraska and two as mayor of Nebraska's capital city, ' Lincoln, besiik.% ninning fcr the United States Seiiatc and serving as Democratic vice presidential cairiidutc. Still later, (he Great Commoner's daughter, Ruth Bryan Owen Rohde, entered public life. The elder Bryan is dead now, Mrs/ Hobde is back in private life— and in mid-May Charles \V. liryan finishes his ^ term as mayor of Lincoln.- A historic 'chapter in American political life j s coming, to a close. SSSBSMI Cur isrenlcfil nrcd today k In knowing how lo use our leisure. -David ficnnic Ha.dman, University of Cambridge, England. American feel are growing smaller for iwo reasons, beciiuso of vanity, which causes people lo 'wear unccmmonly ligla shoes, rr.ul hcmiiso of the widespread use of the niitomooiln. Data, Czcclic.-lovaklan shoe - John magnate. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark "I've lost eleven dollars I was hiding out of (lie grocers allowance, and I'm afraid my husband has found it." THIS CURIOUS WORLD ^ William, guson Hf-xinq isn't bo.<inr; any more—it's j u .a a la? Irw.suit. In the | 3st . nvc years l:o>;li> 5 ha-; •JclciicnUed so ranch that all other 6portj," have souc fur ahead. —Jack ncmpsey. me, WINGS OF PREHISTORIC FLYING, REPTILES Vv'ERE SQF- PC3RTED IN FRONT BY ONLV O/V BEtLIJ'ADOPTED'AS OKLAHOMA'S THERE ARE ABOUT VOLCANOES . IN EXISTENCE. TODAY: CAST OP CHA»AOTi:ilS JOAN IMltUK'lT, JLCrolor, «rc» tar) 1 Mi JoTui lli-miry. J'UI.V m:\imv, mlnluc Invent. ' .. J1U1J ANmlDWS. tIr iiiJ* linrllirir nrrj Jonil' i(Jr>'x ju- Illllli'tf, . fc nni] .inun'n rJvnl Iv n K >: n n v, sri'H'" iy STraitK. Jonn'« CJIAI:J.I:S minium [irom -«l(Tdri5 1 dc III i-Ul' rjJlllii nrrtvrs .':( on Jnuw. f;ill» 0 N , r The bat's wing Is supported by three elongated fingers on each ham but the ancient Hying reptiles had a very large fourth finger, which i our .little onf, and this digit alone formed the main support of the win's, ii . lira) iin HID l-:aKftiiii?i -furiil &CL-rL-(ary tor mure (jii|i, : f'MAPTER XV, ; , : ;' e.sUJiy c/cning, Bob had ilins:ev with Mr. Sicndry in (.;i'ccn Hills. After dinner, they went into the living room, and there in front of the Ihe, they talked. '•i suppose 1 might ask you what you'd li!:c for a wedding prcEcnl," Mr. Hcndry suggested, eventually. Hrf'i looked ])^rplcxcd. ''That's n;«:r> of you, .I.,)!,," \K :•'•>!<!, a Irili^ sliyly, "!iut I ca.-.'L think of .'.••.ylliini-;. Perhaps if. you asked C'oar.- -''. h'erxiry puffed on his cigar nuicLly tor i inomcnt, before saying: "1 dio' something else for .in?.n today, though I'd rather she f'idn't know it. Alight as well tell you, however. 1 changed my will." Hob looked nl him in amazement. "What's thai, sir?" "I made a few v.'i',i. Left a liiinl to Joan," 3 C * I T>OB searched for words' nppro- priatc to answer tliis surpris- in,'- aiinounccmcnl. "But, Mr. Hcndry," he said finally, "that's a pretty bit; thing lo do. It seems loo much, somehow. You know hbw I'm fixed. You've elone enough 'for me so that 1 can always take care of her. Amply, I think." • . llcndry nodded. • , "I know you can, Dob," he agreed. ''But it gives me a certain pleasure to do this." "It's fine o? you, of course The older man looked into the fire for a moment, recalling past dreams . . . When he spoke, there was a tender sadness in words: './. "1 loved a girl once," he told Bob. t: And every lime I look- at your Jonn, f sec my Nancy in" her. Thirty years ago I brought' her to this house . . . she didn't live very Ion«i afterward. There were many llir 'is 1 might havri given her, but we bad Very little money in those days. Sybil and Philip are well provided for as. it is; they'll have more when I'm gone. But if Nancy had li-'fl, we might '''••>'!• ' ' f '' '"iliter like Joan, 'I'l'" '•' 'ike to do soinc- Ihli' i t-'s no rc-fleclion rn ; • ""I " Hob replied quid' • v.-us husky wh" ' ;,.oi'c. I'd louse. Oh, V heart sel your hilltop, , too. But this y war to me. It's— ot shrine, I guess you , lo Nancy. 1 don't want .o Sybil or Phil. . They '.crsiland how I leel about <i', '.'Sybil;?would • scrap i 1 , for junk. But Joan 'will uldcr- stanel. I'd like her to kc-e'p it for me, if you don't mind. As long as Abraham is alive, it is'to be liis home. After that, well, let hei rent it out to some young couple who wouM—;Vot for the money, taut more for the hap- plncfs they might find hen." "Joan would do that," Bob assured him. He was a little over-1 lo get me out. come. That Mr. Hcndry hail happened on •' likr-,1 and admired Joan, he knew j men, and Iho threes ell enough, but never to so great an extent as* this ' <* * * AS soon as he could mist his' voice to be lifihl. he added: "Suppose you. plan lo live here un'^1 our children are married— this would bi! a fine place to start them out!" Hendry chuckled. "That's the idea! I never thought of thai. Well, I might as welt tell you, I'm •.•owning on another^ 20 years at .cast. 'Don't let rriy little talk fool you r. ;. , Bless >;rny'.' soul!" He tapped. .-JUG tliigb/y vigorously: 'Wher)'.I look at/.pharlcy Norton^ after ::a)l these: ;y'e'ars-—well; tell me'; now, would 1 .you ever think Ilia t fellow was 64'years"old?" . •Bbb^raised an eyebrow 'in surprise: ."Sixty-foyr, is he? No, I certainly would never 'have guessed it." Hendry' took another cigar from the box on the table and bit pit (he end. He stared.'at it inedita- tively before starting lo light it "YeX sir, Bob, Cliarley's .a (-real fellow. We prospected .together, young fellows ore-, wo had to examine it, right off, without ;i thought of the danger. I wcnl down ahead, I remember, while ! Charley scouted around the cur- facc. But I got ,'io more than 3(1 or 40 feet down thai shaft v/lien j| Ihe whole shebang caved in on \ me. I tell you, I thought thai ; was Iho end ..." "You were buried beneath M?" : Hendry nodded. "Buried um!.-r a couple of tons of dirt nivl rock. And forty feet below the sin-face al that. Fortunately, there was ;i sort of cave to one side of the I shaft, and I just naturally fell in- j to it. .There must have been • enough air, too, to keep ma r.c- ine." "How long wcro yo- there?" ',. "Well, 1 elon't rightly jTm<:m-| her. .11 sc'.'incd li|:c W .von;?, l;c- I lieve ine. But.-Charley said it I was only'ft metier of 10 or hours. In the mea'ilime, he was! digging frantically (town tin; ;;iiafe I iSo:nc\vhcrc, he > ccijplc of nlhcr] worked to \ 1 don't rc-j rlear awav Uie elii't. oul in ' the ': Madres, some " 40 years ago, I dare say.~ Yes, sir, we were kids a tithe time. Couldn'l have beep mo re., than 20, myself Arid Charley's a'year, or two 'older, if anything. He was, a great pal. Saved my life, once, .top'." <'.•;! "He did? Bob looked up in-in- leresl, a liltle-takeh^bacK to '.discover this new apgle-ip''Norton's character. "In what, ;way?" .'. • -'' • :'*'.-.'*• >>^i-"= !' : ' : .' 4 >TT was -somewhere^.sputh i.of Placerville.- We|d,-cpme upon an old shaft—abandoned, so.- it seemed. Of. course, louftiardy like member, much nbcut it. Guess I ft was pretty nearly out of Hie pi'^'il lure when they finally brougiAj] nc up: Cosh almtRhly, I'll never | forget how lickjed I was lo woke,up and sec that big black fice of:' Charley Norton." Life must have been nlcnly-'l thrilling," Bob pul in, "out in thejl old West." "K-was that," Hendry agrcudjl heartily. "A_ fe!!ov never quite gl kne\y what sort o; fortune lay in!| store for him, from one day lo UJ tile' next. Prospecting in the old '| dayg;w;is a rough gamble. But we! had'-:oUL' fun out of it—Charley\ and 1. There was another fellow. m top,. 1 Jerry Jordan. The three o£f| us.roamed the mountains of C'ali--'£ for'nia together for nearly 10 | years." . • i •--"What happened lo him?" : "Oh, that's a nasty slory. Jcre-v rriiah was killed. Murdered. Anclj by some young fellow he'd donc',1 a great deal for. Made quile a?| bit of money, Jerry dici,' and hei had a nice little/business. This'I fellow was his confidential assist-;.! aril. ".One-day some easy inpney ;j came throygh the olfice, and 1; guess it was too much, for him.i| He slipt Jordan, Shot him in the? backV Bob frowned, later?" ' '"Yes "They got himil they, got him, all right." |l Bob'siaretl into the fire, shak-fl ing-his'hoad. "Imagine a rat like;! that, can you?- Shooting a rnan in jB the back. And for a few pallp'lj dollars! It. makes .you stop ar.\* think twice before you make new-friendship, doesn't it?" (To Be Coaiimicel) 10 Years Ago Frnni the I'ncs of the Dtythcvlllc Courier Neire in the sale of the commodity. The city council announces that Iho final steps ; have been' taken In changing the name of Fourth street to Broadway " and -hereafter, when on this thorofarc, re- j- that it "is Broadway on you are walking. . NEXT: J-'rom where <lij all Lombard)- poplars come? Saturday, May 7, I'm Slccle. Mo.—By proclamation of Mayor S. L. Robinson, Sunday, May 15, has been designated as i ttF.y of thanksgiving for the people of this section of the country who, through providence, xcaped one of the worst floods ihat has passed down the Mlssis- ippi in the past generation. Modern Barber Foptid To Be Better Informed OUT OUR WAY By Williams MAH / WHY COM'T VOLJ KEEP THIS CLODHOPPER OUT OF MERE '. WHAT'S HE WAMT IM THE HOUSE, AMYWAV? IT'S TILL SUPPEI2.' PIP THAT LOUT STEP ON THAT NEW GOODS '> gORM THIETV VEACS TOO SOON. •^^ MPB-HVB>Kt<Stt«a..K, 1 Thci-c Have Been People Who Could Control Theii: Heartbeats (No. 201) nv DR. SIOUUIS K1SHI1EIN Kdilor, Journal of the American Associ'.ilion, and of llygclii, Mir. Hrallb Slasaiinc The heart Is ons of the muscles of the body that act involtmlnr- ily. There hnppcn to be a few recorded Instances in which people haw been able voluntarily to control their heartbeat, but. most people, perhaps fortunately for them, elo not have'this pmver. If I hey did, they might want to try it once too often. The heart begins working before the child Is born and never ceases until death. The only rest II gets Is when its beat is slowed •> little or decreased somewhat in Is force. The heart never gels a complete rest until »•<• die. and iicn. of course.- it k too late. The -vital organ must therefore be protected in cvciy way possible separate the heart from other chest organs and to hold it in position. Sometimes the strain and pressure on the heart may be so jrcat that It would swell like a balloon if this sac did not keep it from stretching loo much. The outeidc of the heart, too. is enclosed In a membranous sac. A thin layer of fluid keeps these two layers of tissue from being rubbed together when Ihe hear beats. The hcarl is muscle, callet There will he no more selling 1 canned heat in large quantities n this city, according to a contusion reached in city court to- lay when 12 business lirms who ell the stuff were represented be- and whose lives are macic miser•] able in the barber chair bccaus^J of a 'talkative tonsoriEiIist." Draper says higher ' type met! are being .attracted to the tarber-l Ing pofession today than a decades ego. "The average barber ted ay well-read and can discuss "will!; his customer anything from thcrl Supreme Court reorganization plaill to the latest antics of a comicff strip hero." Drairer says. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (UP)—The successful barber is juelgeel. not as much on his versatility as an orator as on his judgment as to when to talk and when to remain .silent, according >to O. L.-Draper, secretary of the Alabama Barbers' As- scciation. "Most patrons of .the barber :hop are sociable and like for the barber to keep up a conversation, or even a monologue," Draper papers. ore Judge G. W. Barham. All of;says. - ; «;] he sellers agreed to use discretion "But there are'a few who don't Mice Eat lip License WILLOOGHBY, O. <UP>— MrsJ Ncrma Balkwill, returning from vacation trip, found a family o:J mice lodged in the dash compart- 1 inent of her sedan which hac;| stood idle for several months. Ill the process of improving thcr.i home, the rodents had destroyctl a bill of sale, registration careil driver's permit and insuran;i| Read Courier news Want Ads. OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hooplc the myocardium. The Interior of the heart is lined with another membrane cnlled the endocardium. The heart gets Us own nourishment from blond vessels which pass Into the muscle tissue from Ihe large blood vessels that carry tl>e blood away from the heart. The small blood vessels that nourish the heart with bloorl are known as the coronary arteries. against overstrain ami damage Knmv " M Fortunately, the heart, is situated ! !^!l c , mbc .!:, tnts liamc ' bcciul - c n a part of the body whore It is j reasonably well pretexted against most ordinary dangers. The heart lies jii.<-t below and the left of the lower luo-thirds of the chest bone, It.s j-hapc, is like that of a large pear with the broad end upward and midi-r the chest bone, and the pointed end downward and to the W( n you put your finger In the space just below the " ftl1 rll > a "d slishtly to Ihe l:ft of the breastbone, "you ran feel the Impulse of the heartbeat*. The -henrt lies inside a MC called the pericardium, which SOHYS to [rouble with these coronary arteries is rcs]K>nsible nowadays for a good many cases of sudden death. All of the openings leading into and passing out of the heart are controlled by valves which open and shut us the blood enters and leaves. Similar valves govern Ihe passing of (he blood from one part of the heart "into another. BUT, "TME SPORTIM6 BLUE BLOOP OF YOUP, ANCESTORS, THE KEMTUCKV RAvTHBUMS,,; A DERBY .SET OF *.fo IS "BUT A PITTANCE—-EGAD/ v 'flS AM OLD TRAPITIOK) OF THE FAMILY ~THAT THE "R, ATM BUMS HAVE THE IP, FAVOP.1T& STEED AT EVERY •RUMMIMG THE J "DERBY/ YE5,"l-'LL •FURM1SH THE /V\OMEY TO BET. OM THE -DERBY-—BUT IT WISLt BE RIDIMG A HOSS OF MY OWN) CHOOSIMCS-^ 4tXJ'VE SHAKEM ALUTHE VRUIT OUT OF THE FAMILY TREie—-THE OMLYTIME __. YOU EVER PICKED A WIWNJER VVAS WHEM YOU ASKEI? ME TO RUK! TAWDEM WjTH SYDNEY, N. S. W. < UP i—Thcj largestvswordflsh yet caught olfj Sydney has been landed by Mrs.) Richard Sutton. who Is a grandmother. The mar:ln, a tough fighter, welched 325 pounds.

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