The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 19, 1937 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 19, 1937
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BLYTHEVIU,E, (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THE JjJA'fliEViLLli; COURIEK NEWS iHfc'C&ORitK tiews Co. 8. W. HAINES, Publisher Bolt National Advertising Representative)!: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, DJ- Bolt, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every Aflemooii Except Sunday Kntered as second class .mater at the post office at Blythevlllc Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by (lie United Press SUBSCRIPTION HATES By carrier in the City of Blj'thevllle, 15c per week, or 65c per month. By mail, within a radius of SO miles, $3.00 per year, 11.50 for six months, 15c for three months; by mall in postal zones two lo six. inclusive, $1.50 per year; in zones .seven ami eight ,$10.TO per year, payable iu advance. ' The 'Villain Machine Actually a Friend \Vlutt \vu arc gutting into right now mny lie another depression, ii Ilitrc- bitck Of the old one or just :i milil "seasonal recession," but it is a pretty KUfc Ijet tiuit licfoi'c long iinmuone will' be • standing .up in mucting to blame it -.ill an that old villain, Tho HlHchine. The indictment, is familial 1 (o all ol 1 us. Work 'thai Used lo IMS done by human hiihils. is itohc nowatiii.vs by m;i- cliines. The, liinulfi arc idle, and the man who is Attached lo them is on • itobbily'ti .payroll. 1 Consequently he is Hot in the market for the (jooilH the machines produce; consumption . fails to keep up with demand, and every so often we get into the direst sort ol 1 mess. But simply to restate the old indictment gets us nowhere. Old Jfiin Ma- chjiic has liccn ill .court pcrindicatly for aljqilt a -decade - now, and no one lias <iny very. clear idea about what, if iiiiylhinx, should be done. The one -. certainty, is that he is here to stay nnd that we might just as well make the best of him. And since that is true, it is worth whilo to have a look lit Hie other side of the picture, That may help us to 'understand that our salvation lies in -.•exploiting the..machine to the very ut- . most lather than in any. fruitless attempt to turn the clock back. A' little booklet which, shows the machine's "'.rating-'on '(he ciTdil'Usde of* Die ledger has jiisl !>ca.ii, .prvdmied by the National Machine fool Guilders' . Association. The booklet invites yo« to go rijrlil down .the line in your own home and sec how Ihc machine has made life easier and less expensive for you. The ; kitchen,, for instance; it is inlinilely handier .than it was in grandmother's clay, and it is the scene of far less drudgery.-'Why? Because of machinery. . About a dozen years ago the nation was producing some 200,000 electric refrigerators a year. They sold at about S^IQO apiece. Today, .with production stepped up to 2,000.000 a year, the. average price is ?! u ;!—am! you get a better refrigerator. Look at the washing machine, in 3921 the average washer cost SM2; Ipllay's machine, which is much bel- ter, costs aronn:! ?G5. Or go out in OUT OUB WAY and inspect the family nuto —and, as you do, reflect that 30 years itjjo the auto was a loy for the wealthy, whereas today the average uulo- owning family hits an income of about SoO a week. In that same period of time, incidentally, the average wage in the auto industry has risen from 25 to 80 cents an hour, and the number of auto workers has jumped from 80,000 to 400,000. Now these are not exceptional cases. The same sort of thing in true all along the line. The machine ago has made Ihe thingr, we use'cheaper, bettor and more plentiful than (hey wen; a general ion aj;n. And our troubles, perhaps, bave I'oiWL because we have not gone fur enough with the muchinc; not because we have gone too far. Abundance, cheapness, use—our salvation lies there, somewhere, instead of in demands that the machines be restrained. Pusir On DIMUM II i:i interesting to note that mass inoculation of Americans in an effort lo eradicate pneumonia was discussed . the oilier day at a conference of niedi~ eu.1 experts ivilli Dr. Thomas J'arnui, Jr., .surgeon general of the U. S. Public lloallii Survice. 1'robably nothing of llic kind will actually happen—now. Hut the mere fact that the proposition is being discussed Is a most hopeful indication. The- new serum, which is now being given lo 300,01)0 CCO boys, must be giving strong indications of high value. Next lo hoarl. and cancer, pneumonia kills more Americans than any other disease. If medical science is on the verge of finding ;i new and effective weapon to fight it, a great milestone hi the conquest of disease: is about to be passed. To Dictators (Personal} Once the "strong man" virus bites, the eifect is hard to throw off. Even Kaiser Wilholm of Germany, fleeing' frciii' Berlin' as his mirage of a place'" in the .sim faded, found i( difficult lo forget (lie glory he left. Mis parly was hailed at the Dutch border by a .sergeant who requested their weapons. Tho retinue was aghast. "The Knipcror hand his sword lo a common sergeant? The Idnporor will deal only with a general!" That was on Armistice Day, 1918. Twenty years later, celebrating the anniversary -of hi s ,, x Jl Ci Wilhclm is just the weariest and oldest of the llolicnxollorns, an exiled woodciioppcr and classic example lo the current K el of dictators and international woukl- be's—if they were smart enough to linow it. This lux would be pnld by every man. .simile or married, according to lilx income, lo take care o! these needing alimony.—Mmr. Kailu Mi'.'hnelis, Danish lecturer, advocating lax lo aid -divorce children." PJMMY, NOVEMBER 1!), 1037 SIDE GLANCES By George Clark "We ccrlairily were hard Ml in the market slump, else { wouldn't sfill be using (his old lil.'t? cur." THIS CURIOUS WORLD */* William Fergus By Williams IN SCOTLAND, SUPERSTITIOUS MAIDENS OF OLDEN) TIMES BELIEVED THAT PLACED ON A WOULD CRAWL ABOUT AND SPE£LL OUT THE INITIALS OF ALL METgDRITES ARE NOT HOT WHEN THEY • REACH THE EARTH/ ' . ';: SOME HAVE ARRIVED =• COATED W/TH /CE / NASTURTIUM IS NAMED PROM THE LATIN WORDS "SVA&iJg-/' MEANING- A/OS"£T AfMO . . . DUE TO THE: PLANT'S NOVEMBER Is one of Uic bast, motitlis for observing meteors, since, sach year, during thin month, we pass through several swarms of Dies? particles. As they come in contact with otir atmosphere, the friction burns most ol the >mip. others slow down and cool ofl before ;tvi'<- !"(,' Die csrlh. NKXT: »civ much of the uliulc "'ass cf a dliiinund i s cut -.nnj fore the stone acquires ils full virtue as a ffcmv W HE^ ' TROTTING ..HORSES v COME C --V*^ /Si V-H<» -y X^y^ Vililigo This is the 2Mh of a .vcric.i in which Dr.- Morris Fishbrin discusses diseases of the skin. (No. 3751 BV I)K. MORRIS FISIIBKIX I'.unor. journal ol me Slortical Assoriation. ami <if ll.Vfcia. thcr Kcaltli MaBaiinc In villligo. plsmcnt rnlirclv di.s- flppcnrs from some areas on the skin. These MioLs a|>j>ea r «-hltr In coutrasl with the rest of the skin autt nre much more prominent when the vest of the skin i,=, t.iiinctl or sunburned. The rntiso for this absence of pigment is not known" Vililigo also occurs in Kearors making Ihem aoiiear to t)f lunilim while and there arc ei\se.s on rer- oid In which most of the pi^mriu has disappeared from the skin of o colored person. Perhaps some condition of the nervous system is related, but thl? Is not known with crrlalnty. Ap- Inrcntly there Is no <lru 2 that is of any value In the treatment «[ this TOiidilioii. U has becl) sugiK-Mrd lhat those «ho are exceedingly seii.siiivr have llicir skin painted with some of thr cosmetic preparations now available so that the whitr .spul.s , V in not be .so prominent. In Uic ordinary pvo p .T-!*CM>t com. mcrcial lalloomg. toloiinp matter inlroduccd |iui|x).scly "imo the . It is quite l-ossibic. lm\>.cver wopJc la b r;.- i..'i.' Loss of Skin .Pigment. in White Spois on Body i'm explodes « line '?cr into lite sfcin. Certain sub •stanres hiay initalo the skin am color U pn-iimucnlly. This is on of Ihc <im>sm of .-.rlf-dCFilincnl. jyg^yOREN ARNOLD, Copyright 1937, NEA Service, Inc. CHAPTER I 'PHE postmaster al Blanco Cim- yon peered over Ms speclticles in ovdci- lo study Hobcrt Barry. "Looks like you'd oughla come In every week, young feller," he remarked. "Here's a passcl of it. Mo:-e'n oil Ihe rest put together." Bob smiled in acknowledgment, bnl his interest was centered on the iirmful o( mail. Kiflht of the tellers were an.'«•; to a long classified ad- viulisemenl which he had mailed lo New York newspapers a month ago. Of these, one instantly cx- ciled him: "Dear Dr. Barry: You have advertised tor a partner to explore the ancient elilV dwelling on your ranch. That sounds great; I think 1 am the partner you need. I will leave New York day after to- moiTow, nnd jo should reach Blanco Canyon, Arizona, by Tuesday, according to the schedule. 1 note your warning that we •"'ill be isolated in a wilderness, miles fi-om any town. That won't matter. I know older people think we younger ones can't be happy without a crowd, but I will prove it isn't so. My father \vas like that, loo. You may have heard o£ him—El- ivorlli C. Lane—because he went •to Harvard too. Class of 1898. Father didn't study archaeology, though. (You see I know you arc a Harvard graduate because my lawyers reported that.' I had them investigate you before writing.) Also I expect to do some of: the work. I mean, something besides just putting up the money. I know a little nboul archaeology already. And I'm reading books. You can investigate me to be sure yfiii are satisfied as to my financial laling. (My lawyers Paid you would probably want to do that.) I enclose cashier's chcCK. for $5000, for good faith, and will pay the remainder, when I arrive. Cordially yours, M. M. LANE. P. S. 1 will wait for you at the leadir.g hotel in Blanco Canyon." Bob rc-r>ad the letter hastily, aiut in soij.,0 alarm. He hastened back into vlic postoDice. "Say, Mr. Withers," he called lo (he pqstmister, "when does that motor slags get in from Tucson?" ."Due 'b< ul 1 o'clock. They have S'fiib here, you know, then go on to—" "One o'clock! Jimmy! Well, it's lucky 1 came in today, else—" " 'Smaller, Mr. Barrv? Bad news? You got to leave?" The postmaster was a friendly soul. "No, no! Nothing like that. Just happens a man, a man named Lane, is coming out from the East to tec me on business, and is duo in today. ! didn't expect him so soon. In fact, I didn't expect him JJOB BARRY halted his talk. lu>va The inclination of a man who nex t. has.been alone for weeks at a lime is to Tie highly sociable in town, but after all this was private business. "—oh it's just a little land mat- ler," he evaded, nnd t'rinned good- naturedly at the postmaster. L,I,I., no jiv-- uuviuuMy [HJL'5, inayDC »^ u; ». Mtuirtmi^M Ljidu JIL UL con I'd better snap into il myself, Bob suited, since he was due so soon. re:isoncd. This cashier's check * * * proves it. "What a break!" he whispered to himself in elation. II llluolration by Ed Guilder He fumbled n>ilfi ftis }tal~"You— vow—" he stammered. "W.'.afx .,'!'„ " an . K? " ^' c im '^ tl ' raflw beautifully bnl in amufcd surprise too. Why, it's Lane. I'm Mars Meliua Lane." mostly cagey, cautious. Bnl here spoiled rich. Tlial. wouldn't do so was money actually in hand, far well in (he aultloors. Bob wanted more than lie needed. He could a pai'lner who could work xip an Ep ahead, at once, with a project energy as well as an enthusiasm that had intrigued him for almost for this exploration trip. That old a year. His scientist's mind Was cliff dwellfng-a remarkable prc- chcking delightfully now. He gave historic castle up 600 ieet on Iho immediate thought 1o Oirganiting sheer side of n rock wall—was the parly which would explore the probably the most important ruin elilT dwelling in the Moatezunia mountain rang;?. "We'll need a cook," he reasoned. "I'll go see old Three Horses." Three Horses was am Indian who seemed to have lived forever, and who loafed eternally now around the village of Blanco Canin. He was wise Jn his way, "Need good cook," Bob Barry explained, patiently. "You ketch- um me good cook, Three Horses. Savvy? Cook beans, bread, meat, everything outdoors. Me go long camping trip. You savvy? You send me Indian who can cook white man's grub. All right?" Three Horses wouldn't be rushed. He had lo be primed with a cigar, a bag of candy, and the jauntily around his collar. "Have the cook come to my shack over there," Bob pointed toward the distant hills. "And see you, it's a dollar 'ub. Hurry." Bob next thought to begin, buying provisions, but. he decided to wait. Maybe this fellow Lane would have some ideas. At any — - - i*"-.v......>n-n rale he would be the financial Ho began thinking rapidly. Jf backer, with a half interest in the this felfow Lane believed in ac- entire proceeding. Courtesy at liar., as he obviously docs, maybe least demanded that he be con- ic J^OB spent (he remaining- hour It wondering what sort of fellow in North America. It would take long, lonely weeks, but Bob Jell that he might excavate it thoroughly and solve the age-old problem of what became of. the cliff people. They were, indeed, a forgotten race, a lost kingdom. No scientist knew what became of -them. Any sciential • would gain fame and wealth if he edult! learn the answer. It fascinated Robert Wilson Barry, called Be-ri. Dust down the highway heralded the coming oi the molor bus, on time. Bob walited to the postoffice, where it would stop. The driver threw out a bag of mail, and stood by the door to as- * sist one passenger out. Bob strained lo catch a first glimpse ol his man, M. M. Lane. No man got off, however. Bob felt let down. He'd have to wait until next Saturday now, and he had been thoroughly aroused about it all. His face turned long in disappointment. But then the lor.e passenger, a girl, came up to him. "Pardon nip," she addressed Bob, "but is there—a hotel? The town is much smaller than I expected/' A Bob! suspicion instantly struck He glared ol her, almost fiercely. He fumbled with his hat. ,,,,','y° u ~ y° u —" he stammered, What s your name?" She smiled, rather beautifully but in amused surprise too. "Why, it's Lane. I'm Mary Me„..,,. !,„;!„ i , , , ""• •" «uimi:iuis Wll.u bOl'l 01 10L1OW » ny, ll'S UmC. ImMarv cxnccT Tl ! i H hatl . daretl La " c would bc - His *»«• sounded fea Lane. I am looking for : vnon,'(-,( P H H rS ', i:i rC ~ S lrinc - wcu . younsisb. Hope the I Barry, ,„;,- business jartncr ' ^po^M IB the advertisement, were man isn't a dudisli type. Or! i«nncr OUR BOARDING~HOUSE (To Be Continued) With Majoi r Hoople various diseases. Cases Iwve been reported of coloration of the skin by copper, mercury, bismuth nnd j silver. Removal of coloring material from Ihc .skin mny bn difficult. It Involves, irritation and lion ivilli the pcclinc; atfav n( .superficial layers lo qet down to thr arca where the pigment is licld. There are records of ;i con.-.iiiora- blc number-of rases in n-hirh this coloring has been successful!-,- removed. Two chief subbtances in tattsn-, ing are carbon in thr f on ii of China ink which appears blur, and which looks red. Most tattooing tends to fane gradually the blood will remove the narticlrs us it removes other foreign substances from lhe body. Tills, however, may require many years of linir. Rest advice about, laltooim; is viol to have it clone. Hrchirls to a Dolanls) DURHAM. N. tj. iUI»i-Orchids lo North Ciirclins! Donovan s. Oorvcll. fcllo»- in botany at Duke University, had idciililiecl M tpecirs and five varieties <i| nvdiids BI-OH- ilii; In every |),>rt of the state. Hr lias rc<-ord«l :.oinc of them for the Ili-bl lime. •fsc ol po-vv- ith tombre, r SEE:" YOU i TO WAVE TREMEMfXJUS DOORS IM OPPICE T?LIILDIMSS / WITH LARGE liMOUGH ^OP. "THREE POUR PEOPLE/ AS THEY GMTER , THEY PROVIDE THE -POWER TO CURRBUT—WELL., AM — A^~T WAMT YOU VOUPi HAP.-P.UMP -P ^ EVERY WITH A . SWARM 4 O', LIKE THAT iu BOM WET ; OU6MTA HAVE A CKXTE OP AAY "POWEK" PRODUCIWG T- PLAM TO MANUFACTURE THE^E LIMITS AMD SELL THEM BOURSE, I AN OPPER,SAY OP A DOLLARS, PLU A ROYALTY f BETTER EASE THIS CUCKOO OUT OF HERE "6EPOKE HE STARTS OM THE m WOULD IRK HIM-- J

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