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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 4, 1937
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FOUR BLYTHfiVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE BJ<YT'HEViLLE COURIER NEWS ' ,.*Jjg COURIER NKWS CO. H. W. HA1NES, Publisher ' Sole Nallotial Advefiisihg Representatives: Arkansas DRiiiaS. 'fee.. NEW- York, Chicago. Os- irolt. SU Louis, Dallas, Knnsns City, Memphis. ' Putllshed Every AftSrriaou Except Sunday Entered fts second class mater at the post o.IIlcq at Biylhcville Arkansas, under act of Cohgrfss, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press "SUBSCRIPTION RATES Bv carrier in the Oily ol Blythevtlle, 15c per week, or C5c per month. 3y mull, within a radius of 50 mlle.s. $3.00 pel 1 ytaf. jl.50 for six moiiliis, 15c tor three months; i>5 mail iii postal zones two to six, inclusive, 56.50 per year; tu *cncs seven and eight ,510.0(1 per year, payable In advance. Tradegy of the Man. Who Begun Too Laic. if there ever \v;is ;i man who seemed fated to live cut an acute |)i:rson:il tragedy on a public stage, that man must be the Duke of Windsor. llis recent speech before the Anglo- American Press Club a I Paris merely cwries his f.rjigcily one .sl.u'c further ami makes its ironic poignancy mure: obvious. In that speech the duke said that lie luid no intention of leadini; an idle life. He hoped, he said, to make some contribution toward solving the world's present grave problems; for thai raison he is making his present lour, studying labor problems in Germany and housing problems in the United States. The tragedy, of course, is Hie old, old human tragedy of "loo late." For tin's man who sets out to contribute to a solution of the world's problems is, after all that same confused, harassed and desperately unhappy person who stepped down of his free will from Die one place where he might have, been able to make such a contribution effectively. First' he was Prince of Wales and then he was king of England; and a!- thotigh the king of England no longer holds the substance of actual power. )ie possesses as do few other human beiiigs a sounding board from which ha can impress his ideas on the minds of his fellow men. His least word and his slightest gesture are ob'scrSe'i/rby , millions of people. ...... , Bui as prince, this man was noted chiefly for his association with the gay night crowd. America fairly crawled with girls whose proudest boast was that (hey had danced with the prince; England had dozens of anecdotes about his parties. And when he bedHme king the world wak'hed him eagerly—not to get a kiitgly and a significant hint as f.o the solution of. its innumerable woes, but to learn which woman, if any, he might choose to marry. He spoke to the world over the air waves, once, and the world hung on liis words—to discover thai (lie whole thing was too much for him and that iie was dropping out. And now this unluekiest of morlals wauls to "make some contribution" toward solving the world's problems! Small wonder that in hi. s confusion | lc . OUT OUB WAY ~~ studies labor problems in Germany, where there are no labor unions, and housing programs in America, where there nrc no housing programs. The man who lights with the host (here is in him and is beaten by circumstance is not a tragic liguro—not really. In this defeat there can be an everlasting trimnph. The genuine tragedy is that of the. man who is beaten by himself; the man who does have a glitniwe of what might be, but who ean't quite bring himself to act on it. And that is the tragedy of the well- meaning and likable Duke of Windsor. TOO MUCH, VET'. WE'LL PUT LESS IN THIS TIMEA LOT LBSS. Time For ('()iiij)roiiiisc Now Ilial the peace conference of the A. K. of I,, and the ('.. 1. 0; has adjourned temporarily, it is to be hoped thai the conferees on both sides will use the breathing spaco to examine the real meaning of tlu:. word "compromise." The (,'. i. 0. delegate.'; submitted a proposition which amounted (o a demand that the A. !•'. of L. surrender unconditionally. The A. K. of \.,. dole-' gates submitted a counter-proposition which demanded unconditional surrender of i,he (,'. 1. 0. Naturally, neither proposition was accepted, and the situation is exactly where,it was before. if there is to be a solution of labor's difficulty—and if there-isn't labor is going to suiter profoundly—there must be compromise. Each side must show nt least a suggestion of willingness lo give as well as lake. A quarrel like this one can't be settled until the nuarrelers understand that settlement means compromise. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER <|, lo,37 SIDE GLANCES By George Clark Room At The. 7o/> Jobs may be short those days, in the professions us well as the trades! but iherc is still an unfilled need for men and women of outstanding jtbilily and training. So says William K. White, New York state superinlemlent of banks, in an address before Kticknell College students. - Th'is, 1 - of• course, is - sln'ipl.y^jindjhcv,.. way of "phrasing [ho old saying that "there's always room at the top"; and the old saying is just as true now as it always was. The really superior person win always make a place for himself. l!ut only a few of us, unfortunately, are really superior persons. It is the opening for the average person thai we're interested in; iuul unless there is some assuranc that nil ordinarily intelligent and skillful youth can have an ordinarily good chance of finding a .job for himself when he starts out, young collegians—and other youngsters, as well—may eye the future with misgiving. !?•. r r — ----- ^»- - ~:"^!!l4ff^~ft.--.t:r->-<*^\. > r~ ""-^y \^^V: - 1% V*-,>^ S^ 1 *:* \N> -A ^ ^ ^K&~k$5i •\%"{v<*po tl^pVV 4 * 7T J»5fe •NvKS^S.j • "•feSK' fesK?- ILL BY MARY RAYMOND Ccpyiight, 1957, NEA Service, | nc . CAST O .. .III, I, WKXTWOU'l'll, lirrolnr, c Hlt'lmfniifc. JKKi.'HV, Lcro, rltlnK you IIAI11JV . WBXTWimTII, . WK.VTWOUTU, .1 A «; it brother. SJJ.VJA Sr'lTO.V, oil helKKU. * 5 # l .y'V"' l> '" r ' A"l"'l' ««1"* Alun lo <Jii>. l.nlvr, .1111 iltelJijii lu'lu'v'ltc AJiiu lo tiee purly, CHAPTER xnr TTIAT evening after dinner, Jill ashed nor father: "Wlint would you think if j fold you 1 was planning to spend some of yo'.tr hard-earned money on a big and very unnecessary party?" "I'd say 'Fine.'" "You're sure, clad? It isn't a luncheon or cockiail party or r.e- ccption for a few score guests, but , one of those great, gilded; balls ] which swish with sillt and swish louder with champagne." • "Go as for as you iiko with the swishing, You haven't had a big shindig for ;i iime. People with favor of Milo Montanne, It was almost too much lo hone for. * « * ]\{HS. WENTWORTH wanted the party at one o£ the leading hotels . . . any home affair lacked the brilliance that a swank downtown setting could give it. But, lo her am&zement, her husband vetoed the suggestion. "No use in throwing money away in large chunks, when we have every facility for enterlaining at home," he said. They were at Ihe dinner table. Jill, looking at her father, had (ho impression again that he looked weary and worn. Sho fell troubled. The next moment her stepfather's eyes met hers, and he smiled. "If Jill has her heart on having her party—" . haven't, though, dad," Jiil broke in quickly. "I'd halo having it away from home.'' She added with a fjash of her old, mischievous smile: ''It would look as though you and mother were in- t.,14,11,15 iuj i* «"'» unit?. x cople "'vi/5 1 ' juu ctiiu ntuifitrr W(:rc in- wilt be saying: 'What's happened | traducing urtc all over again. Any- lo the Wcnlworfiis? They've for- way, we can iake care of evcry- gotfen how to entertain. Maybe one comfortably at home." "Could I announce over your network Ihal I got here ail ritfht? You've no idea how my family worries when J drive." THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson they're nol feeling so prosperous. You can sec for yourself; Jill, ihal [would be poor advertising. These i (lays we can't afford to have j gloomy reports spread." 1 Jill (iidn'l figrc>; with her fa- | Iher's philosophy that speeding was good advertising. It was the i philosophy she heard on all sides, however. But at :«.ny event, the p;>!iy was to be. She would send Alan the invitation. A miracle might happen and be would come. A miracle MUST happen! * t £ Mi's. Wcntworlh had finally given in. A week later the invitations v/erc being addressed. ••'! hope you've thought of everybody,'' Mrs. Wentworth said to Jill. "I've racked my brain trying to remember all flic parents of your best friends-, and other special older guests." "Parents of all the most eligible men," Jill couldn't resist say- ma. ".•: suppose you included Mr. Slontanne." She had encountered her stepmother at the top of the beauti- IN ENGLAND/ IN A QUARTER. MILE RACE, THEY CAN GIVE A GREYHOUND A STARTT OR ANO WIN/ ABOUT FOR- E.VER.V SQUARE MILE: OF DR.V LAND. I .. .. , ..iunii.1 o^ nit; tup or ine ueauu- N an excitement 01 planning, fui spiralling sti.: r . and now would Airs. Wentworth came nearer have hurried past,' but Mrs Went- to companiomibieness with .Til! worth spoke" nervously: "Could lhar. she had since her debut. She I y ou come into my room for a appraised everything expertly. If j moment, : want to talk with you." there was one thing in which she] - - , was really interested, it was TITT ." , ,. . clothes 1 J scarcely ever came to this For the lime she htd oushed in-1 room '< u ' s "- agnifictmcc tlc- io the background the bitter -racl I ? rc . sscd hcl '- Dcs 'Sned oy an initial her plans hart miscarried tcl '-' or accor:itor o:: ^ultless tasle, about Barry and Sylvia. Someday she would remember again Dial Sylvia was engrossed in trousseau shopping, carrying the i; was yet definitely stamped by the personality o* its owner. "Is anything wrong, mother?" Ji» asked. "Jill, i did ask Mr. Montanne, imago oi Jack in her heart, in- '•""• - dtd as!c Mr - Montanne, stead of Barry, as she purchased. I ?' 00 "rsc. You know we wouldn't her lovely things; and that with . n ? ve a 0 ,'E Parly without asking 13-u-i.,r -*,n~i ~ n ~.j >-~4i. n .. „•. . i.i.. TM-. nim. T^ii- 1 . 'HP --pfttcprt 11 Barry and hii father a; odds, Jill and Jack walked through the world secure in his favor, with high hearts and high heads. Sho found Jill surorisin; ly! him. But he refused.' "I don't blame him," Jill replied. "It would probably bore him 10 death.' J "You arc taking tin's very lightly, Jill. - teil you it was strange. Ho spoke very abruptly. There 'was something—" v ''What could there he 9 " Jill again in order to escape (he rou- asked, perplexed. "Mother I'm tinr- o. looking. ! SUiT you're wrong." Itmust be thai Jil! was talking I "I'm just as sure I'm right," eager to shop endlessly ior one dress; Jill, who always loathed the bother of shopping, and who had accepted substitutes time and Mrs. Wentworlh spoke coldly. "Jill I've meant to ask you before, but I've been so busy it siip;j«i mj mind. You nskcd Milo to receive with you, of course." "No," Jill said, "I didn't. It would be encouraging him to believe I care something for him. And 1 don't, I haven't any uso (or him, really. I only tolerate him around because ot the frier.-l- • ship between father and Mr. Mon- tanne." "Now, I understand what was :Uc matter," cried Mrs. Wentworth. "Any father would resent the slight lo his only child, lie adores Milo. Surely, Jill, it isn't loo laic to ask him to receive with you." "I won't ask him, mother. It would spoil the party for me." * * t [ILL left the room in a depressed mood. It couldn't be true that ti grown man—any adult person— would be petty about a thing like that. Of course, Milo had been hurt, even, angry, when he lenrned Jiil planned to ask Bill Whilman II to receive with her. He hadn't conic near her ;-.t Elise's parly, and he hud been stiff and priggish at the dinner at Ihe Worthingtons last night. But he would net over it. He always did. Ana >•; wouldn't have been honest asking him lo receive wilh her, when she would have loathed having him. But she mustn't leave her stepmother in this frame of mind. Jill turned, retraced her steps, and knocked on the dnor. "I gave Mh.s Dexter my list," Jil 1 said, pulting her head inside. "Miss Dexter was double-check* hig. though, and she added several additional men lo the slag list. She said men are always failing you .'-. (he last minulc for one reason >!• another." Presently, M «• s. Wenlworih sough': Miss Dexter. The secretary, a neat, efficient person in her ialc thirties. Kat .it a wide table stamping envelope--'. She looked up with professional alertness as Mrs. Wentworth came in. "I'd likc to sec Jill's list," Mrs. Wentworlh said. "She's so careless. She may have overlooked someone she should invite/' "_ don'; believe she has," Miss Dexter spoke, slowly. \ Miss Dexter handed over several pages written In JillV up and down and very youthful hand. There was a slight hesitation in ::er 'manner. Mrs. Wentwoiih.'s .eyes van down the list. Suddenly, - her brow' contracted ominously. She iiad reachcu un unfamiliar name: Alan Jeffry. (To Be Continued) Colonial House of 1712 i" Ki °" ncai ' b l' Florida reefs in the his bathroom shaving wl:cn a wo- j S/r i , m i , « v I (!ays wlle " FcmCD <le Lco " SCi »'chcd man neighbor knocked on his door |lY10Vea 10 KOChester, N, l.i th <= ,. s . tatc . { »r a -Fountain of i and low him that a deer was I Vi/HEN ENTIRE SURFACE HAS SEEM Fir-sllSHEIC), IT IS TIME TO BEGIN THE JOB ALL. OVER, | HAVERHIU. MRS:;. iUP> — An I eight-room Colonial house, built, ] in 1712. lias iniuraled lo New Yovfc. G. Hoi den Green of Boston | bought tho house, built, bv John i Hulchins, n ship builder, and " THE clictah, Icopanl-like animal of Africa, is considered lo tlic fastest mammal on earth, for a short distance, but. it, lias liUl" It is up lo Croat Brllsiln ami Hie ulh?r aii;- nntaiics cf llic nine-power pact giiurantrrfiig Cliiiiiii; territorial integrity to respond (r> Frrsi- dnil K.-os,-.vclfs clrallcnsic.- Senator Key Pitt- m;m of Nevada. i endurance. Although the animal is cat-like in appiarance, it is moro [Closely related lo dogs. j NKXT: Could a hammock rcpc support more weight if Hie pull j «crc mlicat? jivill be restored lo its original torn )at Rochester, N. y. ' js" 1 -^| The house, one of liie best e-;- ' ' rllc worlc is !lot without its dan- iamples of 18th Century ui'chilec- i Bm - Recently, while removing a llure. has oriiatc paneling lhroii"h- !'"'»" iroil cannon from Ihe ocean, i nut. It.s timbers arc hand hewn! ncor - Ol!c ™«" wss crushed be- ! iand pegged v.-iib wooden pegs, jncath a falling mast, torn loose b: i Split boards were used instead of i uy tllc llci »'y weight of the can- laths. A hu;c center chimney from tircplaces. iii of youth," today provide a. source of \ grazing in his front yard?" income Ior some Flo'ritliv residents. I He hurriedly pulled on a pair or Men comb the shallow wnlcrs: bcltlcss and suspenderlew trousers south of here daily for the old grabbed a rifle and set out aft-r Spanish hulks, when one is dis- Ihe deer. When he raised the gun in aim. he discovered that one hand was necessary to .save him from embarrassment — and that two more were needed to hold and lire the gun. Sepua returned wilh a red face and the deer. covc '"cd, the work of removing old it cannon, iron portholes and other rm'' 1 '. 0 "' bro "ze and brass tiMiiigs, be- non - '° W By Williams I •ma | Hunter Embarrassed, j ' But Gets Prize Deer ASTORIA. Off. <UP) — Hugo Hunted for Souvenirs ? r|lpa 1MU| llis ohoicc - ci|her Io « ihis trousers cr a two-point buck ' ' i (leer. MIAMI, Fla. iUP)-Okl Spanish! "Sliorly." a prominent Lewis mcn-o'-wiir which tame lo their oncl Clark di.sfricl farmer was in Old Spanish Galleons Biilaln's liirlh Rale lip LONDON (UP> — Great Britain's bnWes and bank balances are bolli on the increase, in the seconn quarter of tliis year 0,215 more babies were born in England and Wales than in the second tiircc months of 1936. and depositors in the post Office savings Bank, on March 31. had $2'!5,000.l)00 more In their credit than they lia<| 1J months previously. Read Courier Keira Want ASs VEM,AM 1 GOMEBOOV ELSE \-3. 6ONWA ~rey IT! jis cuz TM TH' BIGGEST IS MO SIGN I GOMI>JA TAKE ALL TMP BRIJNT! VOU'LL NEHP MOI2.E PAPDIM'— QUITE A BIT. Illness, Injury or Disturbed Diet May Change Shape and Color of Fingernails OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoople i Tliis is th: twelfth of » series ! »t Articles In which Dr. Morris I Ftshbetn discusses discuses of | Ihe skin. (No. :«3) ' UV 1)K. MORKIS I'lSIIItKIN I Ivclitnr. Journal of Ihe American | M e (3 i o;»I Assort I ion. ;md of ' lly;cb, Hie Health Magazine ; rinjernails arc frequently changed us lo llielr shape, color or in olher «uys as a resull of illness or a disturbance of the diet. Transverse grooves will appear on Ihe fingernails alter any illness and ' .-erimis changes will result after a lens, severe illness. Ovrr-enlhuii- astic care of the fingernails, .such as pushing clown the cutielc too r.-tislily. culling it. or cutting th" nail .bed through Ihe cuticle." inav also bring about rich's on Ihe nail. . longitudinal ridges, small pits in Ihe nail, or splitting of the mil i may also folkw or di>ira'"c ! lo the nail bed. t In some tnmili:s queer forn-x- , lions of (lie nails are hereditary. ! They may be spoon-shaped or , curved in oilier ways. There arc instances in which sheddm* of ih: fmserunils has occurred ;\itci ;m I infectious disease In which the sXin perls. 1 Wliitc sj:ol:, en Ihe finwriuil-i arc by tonu- pcopk lliou;hi to'be a si;ii of gcotl hiri; aiul .ire ,u;o '.iUci] ::Ul :,|:L»!.,. In MIL' I Mvto.-r,; : however, n di.SiippiMiivince of culor In Hits manner indicates an injury j lo Ihe nail bet! or fom.Mimes a do • velcpment of a uenenii disease assn- I einlcd with n dislurbuncc of the; j nutrition cf (lie nail. I A thiclcciiiiitr of (lie nails is nisn , iissocmted with various -iisca.s-cs of! the akin, and particularly with in- j i fcclion by ringworm. One of the | ; nails most commonly thickened is j ! HID nail of the bi? tee. Attention [ j to Ihe removal of the ringworm i ; and suitable paring and scraping ' ; of tlic nnll win in some Instances i 1 bring about a restoration to norimi.' * * <* • Ingrown toenails are rnuscd bv ; pressure of the skin arcimd "V nail which, in turn, i.s a result, of j wearing fiioc.s that are loo r,lic.rl or J '. loo tight. If the portion of the nail I , that Is ingrown Is carefully cut out i and if measures are then'taken to! . prevent the pressure and tieluness,' j recovery usually follows. ; ; In many instances, however, at- i ; tenticn will have to be given by I I a well-trained speciaiis.l in"t!is:ases • [ of Die feet who i.s- rii|»b!e of usin? ! , Instrmiicrits Ihal nrr suitably slcr- ilised and of applying ihc necessary : nntbcptic substances lo prevent. | | secondary infection. ( Whenever the tcen.iil.-, urc ml, : if Iherc i.s the slightest sl?n that severe damage tu the .skin has occurred, a .suitable antiseptic, such as tincture of iodine, should be applied to prevent, secondary tntc:- licn. I Read Couner News Waut Ada ./£> MISTAM MA JAM/ ?/$ WHAT PEM RED ,£r~, SPOTS ALL OVAM ''^ VO FACE 2 LET '.-;S/^~' ME OUTA 't-ISAH / *y PAT'S DE SMALL- '' /~) POX, SHO AS VOL) <_-, IS BORW .' CALM YDUFsSELF, OASOW ~^-^ ~L ASSURE YOU THESE SFOfS ARE NOT THE RESULT OF A PISEASE / BUT MERELY AW EXPERIMENT IMTHE ART OP t?ECEPTIOM'— KAFF-KAFP f THE FACT THAT YOU ARE FRKaHTEMEFP |NJC CATES THAT ;V,V KMOWLED6E OF A1ED/CAL SCI&WCE WILL BE OF 6REAT AUVAWTAGE |KJ A SCHEME THAT i HAVE CTOMCOCTED / UMF -^ "-.MAMD ME MY WAT AKJP T_ WILL PEM'OWSTRATE > % .^ if •y, i^^-i A,< JtRN \PS .£& tf-pf. »j» nVH. t Xyg^ T --M. RtG.u,*) L r*r, |

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