The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 11, 1935 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, February 11, 1935
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PAGE FOUR .THE'BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS 0. a, BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HAINES, Advertising N«n*ger , Boio Nalional Advertising lieprcsentalives: Arkansas Dailies, Inc., New York, ClikaBO,- Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis Published Every Afternoon Exeeut, Sunday Entered as second class mailer at llic post olllcc at Blythcvlllc, Ar- tsnsas, under act of Congress, October 0, 1917. Served by the Uiiitcd Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By earner In llic City ot Blylhcvlllc, 15c yet \resk; or |S.S) per year, in advance. By mall, within a mcius of 50 miles, J3.00 per year, $1.50 for six muntlis, 85c for ihrcc months; by msil in postal nones two to six, inclusive, 56.50 per year; in zones seven nnd eight, $10.00 per year, payable in advance. 'Forgotten Man Still Under Darfe S fries vorkinu fur Die Kudcral Emergency Keliof Ailniiiiisli'Htioii sal down not long ago to try to lind out just who tin's forgotten man we have been hearing so much about really is. Examining Ilieir records, Uiey came to Hie sin-race al last willi the following description : He is between 45 and 05 years of age. He makes up about 27 per cent of the "employable" relief population; but there's a catch in the use of that adjective, Jbecanse his chances of reentering private industry are almost nil, '15 being accounted a acre and yellow old age in employment offices these (lays. The forgotten man, further, has little hope 'of cashing in under any unemployment insurance scheme, and unless he is Celling very close lo 65 no old- age pensions will do him much good. > • « If the ad m i n ist ration's $1,800,001),000 \voik lehei' scheme goes through, it may mean a job for liini, but the jol( v,ill he only temporary and it iion't jw.\ him any very [triiiccly sum. All in .ill, he is plodding along under a picllv sky, find (here is little imhtaticn his sky is going to get much lightei And his existence under buch ui cum stances is one of the most telling indictments imaginable against oin \\liole boeial system. Tlic imn »ho has passed '15 ought to . be jiibt uiteimg the age in which he •.an enjo\ the fruils of the society in which he lues. The experience he has gamed in his work ought to make him a v.ihi.iblc! man in his job; his UMib oi living ought to have ripened his wisdom so, that jie could get more human \alues out of his life than ever befoi e * * * Jnttead, m all too many cases, passing on into middle age is apt to take him ovei the deadline beyond which there is no secure place for him. We seem to h.ue arranged things so that we have no use for him. If he a job, he must worry about losing it, ,f h c | 0 . SL , S it> , )C js [)ildl( , (1 into .1 situation from which it is constantly becoming more diiritult for him to cxtucate himself by his own exertions. Then, is something both heartless nnd silly about such a state of ull'uirs. One of the prime features of any proper "new deal" ought to be the discovery of some workable way to remedy it. —Bruce Cation. JIYTHEVILLE, (AUK.) COURIER NEWS Bad? From the Dead There is something eerie and fascinating about the story of the Englishman who died on a hospital operating table, remained dead for live mimitcs, \vnn brought back to life— to object that he was happier while dead and that the doctors had no right to force him to pick up the life he had discarded. To be sure, a rationalist would have little "difficulty in explaining the odd experience this .man had—his emergence, while dead, into a light, .spacious room, where he greeted his dead wife and other friends who bad died yours before. Any psychologist could think, o(V- li.'iwl, of luflf ^ dozen impressive- sounding \voi\l.s that would reduce the whole matter to a rolalii'oly simple explanation. But it i s doubtful if this would impress the hero of the odd experience very much. He died and he returned to life, and he brought back with him a strange, unearthly memory. The memory will unquestionably remain green and color his thoughts and actions for the rest of his life. Another Burlesque A certain percentage of tin; news of the day ahviiys originates in the courts of law; and during (he last few month(| this newspaper reading public has br*n singularly unfortunate in the kind of news that has been originating there. First we had the Vanderbilt adoption case, which was a sorry sort of mess, any way you took it. Then came the lluuptmann trial, which showed justice trying to function iu the midst of a not too-cxpcrtly arranged three-ring circus. And now we have the lawjsuit of Mr. and Mrs. Kudv ' The preliminary rumblings of this affair, sometime ago, gave due notice that it was going to be fairly unsavory, and the reality has lived up— or down— to advance notices. It's all part of Hie picture of modern society, of course; but one does wish that the picture didn't have such unpleasant colors. Tlic Mctro]joli(aii (Opera House) liiis :i certain beauty, niul above nil it u us u irnditiou- a (radltloii whicli It woulil be foolish to tlirow away. —Walter Dauvroscli, famous concluclor. T * * People prefer to liavc four or five feet of engine in front of tliem. They feel safer. -Count, Alexis do Snklmolisky, automotive tic-' siljucr. * * * If women are Hut wiiii,i B to , wy {1|( , ,, r i a . of peace, we may llnd it necessary to pay the price of war. -Mrs. William Dick Sporborg, Xorencr president New York stale Federation oi Women's Clubs. OUT OUR WAY By Williams SIDE_ GLANCES . By George Clark MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11/1935 THIS CURIOUS WORLD rS CHARGE TWROUGH SOL/O K£ TO — PREY V/HCH KLESTS ATOP THE HAVE NO BLOOD, AND BRANCHES OF THEIR FOOD CANALS EXTEND TO ALL PARTS OF THEIR BODIES/ IF THEY AGE CUT INTO PIECES, EACH SEGMENT GROWS INTO A NEW, COMPLETE. WORM. IS A CROSS BETWEEN GOOSE AND A SWAN/ tile most savage of the whale family, limit, in packs, like wolves, and superstitious Eskimos believe that UK killers really are wolves changed inio sea animals. Thoss vicious creatures ulbick Oi" ho-BcivwlmUvs nnd tear out, ' llu-ir ' loinjucs. Seals ami smaller 'ni-sy tlwy swujluw whole. XKXT: Hbal slates Invc no mollou.s 1 : OH , A NEW RUG ? GOSH/ 1 THOT IT WAS ANOTHER NEW DRESS BE IN 1 CUT OUT ON TH ' I' M AL LUS GETTIN 1 BAWLED OUT PER STEPPIM' ON PATTERNS, AM' STUFF. YOU DON'T NEED TO GET SARCASTIC. IF WE DIDN'T MAKE OUR OWM DRESSES, VOU WOULDN'T BE (301NG TO MOVIES WEAKLY EVERV MIGHT. WHV MOTHERS Sterilizalion and Segregation Will Check Feebie-Mindedoess nr on. ruoitms i Hditor, Jnuruni of the Acnrriiitn AlriTifal A.viocialioii, ami of lly- Your intellect or JnlclliyiMjc is lo ii Ja:i;c extent liilicri'.cc!. 'Mils liiflm Iroin learning. A pvrjon nuty liavc cm education v.iihout belli;: intcJliscnl. When tlic intelligence m , human Ijcini; fails to develop beyond liic average of a child u yi-;,rs old. h". is considered feeble -i-'ut did. l f "eeble-:i\inducss rcin^f imin (icr seven years of ;IKC tan ilo. Under supervision, it can lielp weed a e.udc'n. antl it can letch and curry within the limit;; of its strdiuili. hut nl\vay.<; under supervision. Morons, on ih t . cjther hand, can be taught (>, M-rub-or mend, to do manual work, and occasionally even operate simple machines, without too much supervision. ' r r Stall6ticlaiis calculate thai fee- hle-mhidcdnets is MI fully bicd iJHo Die race dial approximately IIBKM IOIIAV 0.4 I.I! lli:XI>j;iCSON, |,rcl(> nnJ 2;t, ivurk* ID a *f)k eallt, Bin. itnti lirr IU-)-tiir-oli) brulbtr, I'HII., miliporr llitlr Invultil fnllicr. 6'<i!vu JIUYKIIS ,, io „,.„ ivurJit Iu llif mill a»k» Gnl? to nmrry him. ribt iirouUrft ci> nlve him MM iiiiMivvr Iu it (KIT dny». Cule CUCH • knllnic, break* Ihrnli^b llic Ice null !• re»cu«d by llltl.lA U'liSTJiOKi; ivbuit (n- ilic-r. ucnv ilcuil. bulll ibc mill. Jlrhin li[La cojiir itoiue aflrr tivo j-t-iirs Iu I'nrl* to pnler tin- mill, l.nle clUujiiieurs bc/orc lie Itnrn* lu-r mime, VICKY TMATCIIi:it, JnuKliccr or HOUmiT 'l'II.VI p CIli:il. tint-nil niiimi£|ir ol tlic mill, »clu-iuvji ic Gnlc KUl'i nti nil errand for n iiHCIlljnr. ilKS. O'CONNOK, which lakfn l(tr hilo llic cuiiulry. ll !• u itf,>riiiy 'rliKlic umi itlil nit**e9 ilir riuuru bun, NOW CO O.V WITH TI113 STOIIV CHAPTEIl XXII r pllK coupe camo to a fitop anil tlie door oticiied. A man's voice called. "Want a rWo cast? Bo glad - ......> you—" Gale Bteppcd forward. She . staed there in the sJeot aa<l cold for four hours; lliat was certain. Slio tried to sec ihc man In the car but Ills face was la darkness. "1 do want to eet boine," she said. "] misled The bug." "Yea. 1 saw the driver pull away and leave you. That was u mean trick. Say—" AH at nncc the man was out of tlie car. coining toward licr. "Why. Gala Henderson!" he exclaimed. "1 didn't know It wa& you 1 . What In tlio world arc you doing here?" Gale looked up at Briau Westmore Sl:c iK'pcil he would iliinl! ll was the cold that made her I'jis Ircmlile as lliey did. She said. "1 didn't recognize you eltlier." "Hut you mustn't stand here shlv orlng. Here — set Into the car." lie helped lier Into the coupe, and a tnomcnt Inter waa henidc tier. "Say, I'm glad 1 came along just "lieu 1 did." lie iroct on. "It's a rotten afternoon — you shouldn'l bo out in II." O.-ilo tmlled. "Uelleni It or not. mister." stie said. "I was ivaitius: for a l>us— anil I'd hive had q'Mie a wail, too. The next OIK- isn't dnp until S:30." !! so rough It will bo ruined That's tlio trouble wllli skating on a river. A week or so ot smooth Ico IB about all you can hoiio Tor all winter." Gale said, "Yea. Last year there wasn't any." "That so? Last year—" The words broke off us ihoy turned i corner. Brilliant electric llghis gleamed ahead. "Listen," Brian said, "let's have some sandwiches and coffee, i'm starved and you wouldn't keen a starving man from food, would you?" "No, I wouldn't want to do lhal." Brian turned Into Hie drive before the lighted building, wind howled and the sleet SUQB her face- as Gale steroed from Hie car Laughing, running, they raado for tlio doorway. I'lio Blue Moon I3arlicc-Q" was a Ions, low structure with a counter running itfc lcriE»!i of the room Its surface wur polished ur.d scrup ulously clean. Brian and Gale were Ihc only customers. They eat ou high stoola uotoro tlio counter and a youtli In a white coat and cap brought them Gleaming cups of coffee and thick, hot sandwiches. Gale said, "t didn't know I :ras hungry but 1 certainly must have been." "Good!" Brian set down his cup '"fills place is all right. I've stopped bere beforo." He paused, then went on, "You know you seem to have n way ot disappearing into thin air 1 was beginning to think I'd never see you again." "I've been busy," Gale said for the second time. "Wish I could say as much." * » • OIS tone made the girl turn lo '••*• look at liini. "Why?" sho said. 'Is anything tlic tnaltcr?" "Oh. I Eticss not. Only things iren'l working out the way 1 thought they would. Maybe It's my fault." He frowned. "1 wish you'll Icll me soinclhing." "H'halV" lie told her about Lho ponalon ilan he had worlted out and atter he had finished asked, "What do vou think of it? Would the mon He snlil. conceiiKil, "Yon'ro col-J..sni rorasn at tlie mil! like It?" 1 "I'm sure tlioy would. I think Iff wonderful—" "Ueally? Say. that's Ihe first «xml of encourage/Hem I've had Thatcher and everybody'else I've talked to has had some criticism. aren't yo;J? Take itiy—' She shook her licail. "Oh. no," slic said. "I'm warm now. Keally 1 HIM! Tell me. do yon always go aronml rescuing irinhlons In dla- trr-Es'.' 1 (relieve this Is the second , — —^ lunu-u t« nas ;ia(l some criticism. tiino youvo saved mo from an Icy They say (he plan Isn't practical. „ , ,,,.,. ! Well. If it Isn't, there must ue Brian laughed. As a career." hc, sorac w; iy lo muto it practical 1 .a.d.'M.cim't. think oi n nylhin s n, ,„,„„ „{,,„„ „.„ ^.^'^ Ike belter thlin r^srniii" mnf.lon; ...:.i ,r _ „„ ' in distress. Would you giVo me a leltcr of rccoinmcndatlon or lestl nionlal?" "1 cei'lainly woulil. Any '.lino you want it." • They drove in silence for a few moments. Then Jirian asked. "Have yon Biveu up skating'.' mill 16 or 20 years ought 10 have some feeling of security, fie ought to have something lo show for his work hesiilo just a bare living." "What docs Mr.'Thatcher say about that?" "Well, he was pretty vagtic. lie seems to think the idea is all right. ' • . rvc ''eenibut it wouldn't worlt out. I don't out ojico or twice and looked Tor kl , ow , v | iy i( Couldn't, though-" von but 1 ,11,1,,'t sec you." [,-„,. 1]!llf at , ,,„„, tl ^^ I vc-been busy, ^alc told him. details of llrlau'a project. liriau ,,„ " jnrgucil cageriy. enthusiastically. CO lio,'d niUscil her. He'd "looted N OW then the girl interrupted lor her." Oalc- went on, without with a nucslioii or suggestion The '-'-"•Tlicroycs, "BosMcs. Itliotislu coffee on tlic counter before them tlie ice was too Eoft." "ll li;m been. Iho last day or two' This slact and wind \vilj probably cooled. The youth In the wlilic coat gave lip bjs cross-word puzzle. 'halMiiiisbed. aurt uuricd bluifolf In a inafuzlne. Suddenly CnJc cauglit sfght of Ibo clock-on the wall. "Oh," sho said. 'It's almost 0:301 1 mustn't et'ny any lougcr. I Ijad no Idea U was so late—" 'We'll so." Brian agreed, "33 soon as we hare some hot coffee." Plvo minutes later they were on the road again. The sleet had slopped, but the road was crusted wllli Ico. Wind whipped about tbo car, its whining volco rising now and then, shrill and high-pitched. lirtan said. "Can't mako much speed on a road like tills. We'll have to go slowly." • » * 'TMIEY went slowly. Presently •*• lirian was talking again about ihe things he hoped to do at iho mill. Workers should bo suro of employment, wllli no danger of sudden dismissal. They should have protection against hard times, brought ou by Illness. As the mill grciv and expanded thero should bo an adjustment of wages so that the men and women who actually did the work should sharo tho prosperity of Hie owners. tie said. "It's great to talk to someone who'll listen to ma. who doesn't think I've gone off on wild theories." "J don't see liow anyone could call your theories wild." "They do. Just the BHIMO." "I don't think so," Gale assured htm. "Thauks." lilt) fiavo her n quick, sidc-wlso BlMcc. She was watching the road ahead. Her chin raised and two • curling strands of hair had escaped from her hai to curve against her check. She turned then, smiling. "We're almost there." sho said. "Look—thero'a tho light on tho water tower." Ves, there was [be light ou fljo water tower, which meant tlia: within a few minutes they would be In town. Drian wished they wouldn't be. There were a lot of other things he wanted to talk ib this girl about, he suddenly realized. Not about the mill, but about herself. He wanted to know her tielter. A lot better. "liey passed tho mill and presently were driving between rowa of bouses, all exactly alike — the mill workers' homes. Gale said, "Vou can let mo out here any. where." "Nonsense! Tin Inking you lioine." * "Then it's the next turn to the left." Tlic coupe turnedVlon and trav- , eled two blocks. "It's the third house," Oalo pointed out. "Yes— lhal one." lirian halted the car, j;ot out and opened tho door tor her. "Well," he said, "it was a piece of luck thill I happened to como along when I did. I've been wondering about you--" lialo laughed. "A piece of luck for mo. 1 Ihluk you mean." "No—tor me. But what I want to know now is when am 1 goiug to sec you asaiuV" Tlicro was a sound on tlio walk behind and Oalo turned. Slevo Meyers wan coining toward them. {To Be Continued) n-osenl to be the only possible nethod of iinmediatc control. New Radio Station Will Test New Frequencies I-'AIKMONT, w. V;i. (Ui'i-.-An esperimcntal radio station, broadcasting on frequencies beyond the e of most receivers, will oc- O]>?ri!tio!i ] K1( >. 'i'hc Mation, frequencies between 31.COO and 400,000 kilocycles, using 25 yMs power. It. will liansmit regular jjro- grains, non-commercial and non- uclvortising. and ntu-inpt to "M, llslcnci-N 1 rcuclions lo liigii' frc- Natives of Papua delight i:; lat- Icoing. The woman, especially, have practically every portion of -their bodies lallooeil by llic time A KtaJ "Cily "FaJhcr" ROSEBURG, Ore. IUF')—A real "city falhur" is Dr. E. V. Hoover, Rcsi'biirg:. He can claim the title lor having hccu mayor of the cily four times, but more importaiil lo liini Is Ihi- iiicl tlial in :JB veins ol piiiclitc lie has broiiylit, nearly linli the population or Ihu city Into tlic world. „.,,, ,,., • :,,", ""!• "" '"=-uu'n TOUIC.S lauooei call Inters, will broadcast „„ sixuiey reach maturity. OUR BOARDING HOUSE i Ucep sfa divers an; ivs, niUick- ca by UgiT sharks, btcausc tlic nil hubbies craping tr om u^ helmet 'scare the sharks away ,ce. A ix.'rtiou ol a ni'i ; ! Ijclmv (hat of two yea::, i, be an idiot. 1'crbons witli a meiUul ; , •»' lhal of .seren years an. iiubcciici. and (hose l>ri,r, of the agt of 12 ai'i; (.,]}: ions, It is alto po^ibic to (ir. ;, loW'-SflldC UlUl nikl<ll'..v;l;t<i,' morons atKl imhrcik;., ij u clnMlllcalions cli'iiuind U.MI Iciiblvc .study and <'xii'i- ' Icdsc. From llic |K>IIII ,,; ,. living thcMG fJ-i>--iiii,,it^;i •', important. All illiol, j;, (,h\if,H,l, ,, of (ioinj; any \si«|; ,,\ ,.-,,," , lug tan; of liiiii.M-Jf, i.\.,,',i child innler Uvo yo,n:- «j'..''.' not work or mk'c Cill ,, ,','" An Imbecile, hoi\c"fi "iJft^i? °' " • Sromi ' I'f'f^ «1 h the mental capacity child o( seven years, can fe lo cio lite tilings !!.;,,_ .. .,". ; "if jblc-rahwtcdncss. i.'l to There arc occasional cases In which Iccblc-niliulcd»r.s.s is not •-•' «'•- the result of heredity. are '• ;l "fdjca.scs in which there i.s luck of iimilliyrolU glaml secretion, rcstiltins '• 1! ,n-|i n Die condition <,illcd ciolliiism, •v,-iiii slopplni; of tlcvclopiii'-iK. Ci is"• r ^ :i.s in wliicli tin; lii;,iii b injured ••^I'.K'jit, hirtn. anrt cau\s iu which sonic ™»i.s, ifcrious nifcdwir, -nndiiiu,, i, us •'^•li:fU-slioycd tiiKihty (,i uic bruin ' '.'x- .iLwuc. :.]j[r.v-j 'flic only ;nii;ui wiiirli modern ''ticul civilization has lo |], c j, L - 0 bic m ol : nol, Hcrucliinltoii ol !)„• I. •li|,.. m i, lt i,-d- 'niM l_s Umliwitinn. ,\' o doubt . •-^•'il^'wulild result' u, Uiiuinishins ,| lc '• i,'K- total nninbor in : :Umc c . v i cm ,,, ld ••'•• a if curried out over a bnflicleutly ' uiii- long time, might einuuaUy i, ro - 'i-t-'lf. dnce a great reduction h.uiiig However the large number of " imd .Iccblc-mjiided . makes it unlikely o! a that the result would soon be ao- iaasUl parent, Segregation of the feebl«-' •. ii;i-..iliiUctl in institutions teeius a 1 By Ahcru WHATS THIS HOKE O THE "BOVS THKT TOt)/\V EITHE"R YOUR MtMOKY IS STA.-RT1NC3 TO CORUOUE, OK EL-St ¥OU'"RE LK/ING OUT THE j NETS TO'SNAJQ SOMt PRESENTS/ ; YOLTR "BIRTrADW \S AU&UST '<& TH , A,ND YOU TOLt) N EhA YOU AT^E SO, Hf.. YOU MEAN YOUR YVA1S.T MEASURE ME NT, YOURE CELEBRATE ^AY "DAY LAST AUGUST, •TACT IS,I TOR60T I ABOUT IT, AND 1 \ fAERELX CHOSE TOTDAX/ AS AN ALTERNATE OR) •-5UBSTITUE BAY,TOR/ HONORING THE EVENT / „

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