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MGB FOUR 'THE BI.YTHEVILLK COURIER NEWS 'I THE COURIER NEWS CQ. H. W, HAINE6, Publisher ijolt Nations! Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dailies, Inc., N«w York. Chicago, De- Boll, 8t Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered »s second class male." a I Hie post Sftlcc at Blythcvillc Arkansas, under act ot Congress, October 9, 1911. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES fly earlier In the Cily of Blythcville, I5c per ^eck. or E5c per moulli. By mail, within & radius of 50 miles. $3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months, 75R for Ihrec months; by mail in postal zones two lo six. inclusive. $6.50 per year; In /ones seven and eight ,$10.00 PO' year, payable In advance. Sl/ J LE.-(ARK.)'>COURIBR.-NEW8 Striving /'or Something Smi of that happy phenomenon, Thanksgiving,; WHS sown back in (he legendary days of our earliest settlers \v|iei), iirouiul (.he third Thursday of OJKV cold, snowy November, they «tnic to; (lie conclusion that Ilioir h;ilf ;i )<>;ii' was lii'ilor Ulan none—and iwlheiTil to-.iH-aisu the Diou^ht. liy jfrace of public proebiniiition and a national weak ness Tor Itirkey, that earnest little beginning has jjrowii into a ciistom oT sturdy proportions. And as a custom, it is a good one— so appropriate, in "tact, that it stirs conjecture of what might happen if we made it u year-round proposition. Imagine all the dailies and Classen, all the social and economic subdivisions of (he nation giving up their private ambitions in order*to keep the Thanksgiving spirit at high tide, for way 12 whole months. Strife and itirmoil. would disappear magically. The labor wars would Cold up and; there would be no more high lax worries, iio more carping 1 at NHZJS and Communists. There would be no concern over Japan's war on China, or the high cost of living, or the neighbor's roving chickens, or Siwush's fifth .football defeat of the year. F,vevybody simply would be too grateful for the status quo. In plainer w^ls,, life would be just too nice, loo sweetly smooth to- be real in a modern era which, rciiiiir'crt lots of realism—and tHo-nb^ity fco light back" when it's ca'lie'd -for. " ,- . Today's human beings aren't striving Weicly for cnougli corn to carry them through a hard winter. They have 16 contend, as well, with the' arbitrary f01 ins and prescriptions of a welter of new political, economic and social scheme), which may change the mode of life virtually over s week-end. , Perhaps that's why we can't .spend A whole year as disciples of the credo of gratitude. Like those early pioneers, we have other duties that monopolize our attention. Three hundred and sixty-four days of the year, we are striving to keep our balance and our jobs through the confusion that . has become the hallmark of the first half of the 20l'h century. Keeping that level head through de- 1 presxion deeps and the weird aftermaths of (he depression N has. recitiire:) all the' balance, and the precision of OUT OUF WAY judgment and discernment the nation could muster. But we did remain sane, and the nation is still intact. There can be no gloating until many still hungry persons are fed and clothed, but in the meantime, citizens of Ulytheville and Americans in general have proved to themselves that they can fake it on the chin, and they have every right to be IhHitkfnl for that. Inlrigita And .Students of Fascist movements mJtfht lind .something instructive in the vrrdicl oi' the I'Yeuch court which held Col. Krancois de La)loe<|iio, 1'Veiich Fascist leader, guilty of .slandering his former associate, Duke Joseph I'ozzo di 1'orgo. The duke had asserted that I.H- Kt>< HUG'S outlil; formerly known as the ITOIX de Kelt, bad received money from the Freiu-h government during the regime of ox-l'i-cmier Andre Tar- dicu; l.aUociiue had countered with the remark that by saying that the duke bad "ilisi|u;ililted liims~clf as a patriot." KUJ, now it develops that the duke's charge was. indeed, correct; and La- Kocqiie is assessed ;!000 francs damages. The case is instructive for two reasons. First, it emphasizes the way in which Fascist lenders use slanderous personal abuse in their light for power, denouncing all who oppose them as unprincipled and unpatriotic. Second, 'it i.s a reminder that Mitch movements often receive covert aid from the very governments they are out to overthrow. It is !\ popular misconception that the "money is' lost in Wnll Street." The exchange is a . market place, pur: and simple.—Jason Weat'-T- nckl. New York sfcck Exchange ufricinl. * * * I eel mere out of Ihim than tunny wumcn tlo from Italr I'trls.—Mrs. Isabel Uribach, =f Nc'.v York, praisim; her sens, aged 12 and 14. who ccok, \vrsh, niKl'do olhev housthclcl chores. ' '" • ' * * * Conscience JUKI nothing-lo. do with my giving myself up-it V.TIK my mothcr-ln-lnw.—Harry Euros, on his surrender to "the police for a 3:1- ycar-old crime. '-• * •* » We have Die iiiiineron.',- nrmy of the unemployed, which no onus wisdom seems lo know lioiv to inoblllze.-EtlwIn 's. Smith, member oi (he Niifionn ILnbor Relations l^onrd. * * - * PoJMics lias lalren charge of economics nil over the world.—William A. In-ill, former yea-. lessor of economics at Washbnrn Ccllegc. * * * Japan is fighting an undeclared war in China i!iid .nflcr it conquers Unit country It is going to ccmc ever here. I'd just »., soon we go; Into i'. now as later.—Sergeant Alvin C. York. Pall Mall, Tcnn., American world war f * * • * last year the tanner liad his best year sine? 1930.—Secretary of Agriculture • Henry A. Wallace. * * , * Fiunily strenily is the euro tor null bil- in?.-l3r. Garry Myers, child .psychologist. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1937 </ OREN ARNOLD, Copyright 1737, NEA Stme», Inc. CAST OF (;ifiRACTEHS 'Tyt hccn invited lo five dance* and IJjrought. only tout evening dresses." By Williams CURIOUS WORLD:?™™ •ARE SCK./0 OOKAt., BUT ROCK-FORMED MOUNTAINS COATED WITH CORAA./ MOST CORAJ.S CANNOT GROW AT GREAT- DEPTHS, -WHICH MAKES IT PEACTICALLY IMPOSSIBLE KXt A OOEAL ISLAkJD TO BUILD UP FEOVY EXCESSIVE B/RDS ACTUA1_1_V Dp : OPOM WITH -THEIR. HUMANS CORAL is formpd of the hard skeletons.of various marine organisms, and is chiefly carbonate of Jimc. LFesvof the corals are ot any value-except as sources of lime. Red "coral,.'however, 1ms be'ii '. prized as jeavlry since aiieicnl limes.'.' N£XT:Uo>v is. fog nroUiicrd for Hie nioyise? Driver Grove News _Tlic home of Mr. and Mrs. idward Ryaiu was totally. . de- troyed by fire Sunday morning, ill of the furnishings of the house .vere burned. A miscellaneous ihower will be given far them at :he church Saturday night. Tlie Rev. Jiminlc Anderson, or „ rs, \vho conducted services Sunday night, femaincd for a visit :his week, W. C. Reagans and Frank Richards were visitor;; In Dyersburg, Tcnn., over the week 'end. Cottage prayer meeting will be held al the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moslcy Wednesday evening al 1:30 o'clock. MO, SHE'LL MEVER WOW VOU WITH THEM WALKJLTTS VOUK, CHEEKS AM' THA7COTTOW IM YOUR. NOSE WOBODY WOULD vdu- I BELIEVE 315TEPS MOVE IJEAR HOME- WHEN THEY <3IT MARRIED JUST SO THEY CAW HAVE A MAID, BATHER fOCA BANKER. AM' BROTHER. FOG. AFLLWKEY- HOME SHE BORROWED GIT HEE WHY MOTHEC.S GET GRAY Jiilu riletl Tendency lo Lose I lair Oflen Ignored by Other Theories Tliis is Ihc third in ;. scries in ', about baldness, which Ur. Fishbriti discusses the h»ir. its ailmenls and il.s cave, ' i No. :t7!ii ' BY UH. MORRIS HSHBEIN N.-.I. (inly baldness itself, bul the '. very, pattern "of the baldness is • hereditary. In some families, Uic hair begins lo disappear at the lemnlcs and the baldness develops toward the center and top. In other families, baldness tieeins \vith a round spot at, the top of the-head and spreads toward the edzes. ! Ti nr tiresome races, such as the Eskimos. i n which baldness prac- ' tlially never appears. A family in : the Tramvaal was rie.'cririifi In j which all.thc men in three geiwrs- tion,s became ba'ttl al 21 years ol ago or younger.-wh3rea.s all of the : women hart abundant lialr.'Bald-i ii'V* was known I n, Biblical days ' and aincng tlic ancient Greek?. Inoidenlally, halrlessneib in aiii- KKils is not .uncommon—the hstr- , less (to; of northern Mexico beiiu | a conspicuous example. Appareiit- ly tills irall is inherited to-sncli at\ rMen< that mixtures ol hatvlrv, rto.v \v](ii normal .nogs gives onlv hiill i>l rnrli kind'in the progeny. 'Hie theories as to Ihc causes ol t'altiuess beyctid tlip hereditary rl- feit* Hrc imuimcrable. Out of Hi? | iura I hut baldness is caused bv m- ! Icifcreiice with tlie circulation or i i the bloo<l in ihc scalp have come ' ; imiumcruble , notions with u^j^i- i alixl irc.itmnitA. \ Tims. Uicrc is Uic theory th ;i t | ( 'ie wearing of hard hats liV.e the :'ie:'liy ;md ihc topper stoi>s Uie »ir- ' culaliou to the scalp and Actually, youna iiipn do not begin to u-enr ths type of rial until they ^H qldci- and just about reach (he a^e when hereditary begins to api«;ar. There is no ovidmcc Hint the boys at Elon College who wear stiff IWtA while very youtig gel bald any; earlier tii a 11 boy.s of other colleges. Neither is there any evidence that lltosc who wear soft hats or caps only have any less baldness lhan those who wear stilf hats. Finally, who 50 without hats entirely as -seems to be the custom with many men nowadays, also have just about the same share of baldness. Indeed, .some specialists in diseases ot the ski» are convinced that extreme , exposure of the skin to sunlight Is bad for the hair. Ot course, there arc some who insist that'll is Rood for. the hair. This means probably that it does nol make much difference one way or Ihc oilier.' . .NEXT: Some methods of ligM- ing baldness. u.»?i'i5S«V'. /> -" IK -""?'"• llONHy BBB (ijHL—IxUnnt nieaiber of Jljjrj-y'w port*-, [)t l|Ar»EK JONES— plonMr, »MB* * ' * Ye*(erdn>'l JIo?> l/fi£Ju« him ti- Vlonitlun of nrllimcr Cattle, trff* rti.wn o»cr Ih.- nv<Than»I.V ,l!n nnd In unnlrte lo K'.-t luck nd.lnl 'le mu«< do «omi.|l,ln E ijalckly. CHAPTER V 'J'O the three people beloiv, Rol)- ert Barry looked like a toy doll a puppet, dangling on the end of the rope stretching 600 teet or more above them. "What in tarnation's he tryin' to do?" shrieked Hades Jones. Hades was jumping around and chattering more excitedly than cither of the two girls. Mary Melissa looked enthralled. "Oh, I don't know! It's awful Mr. Jones. Can't you make him stop? Is it necessary to risk his lifn this way?" Bob was going through some sort of queer contortions now. He appeared (o have looped the rope arouncl his foot, and to be starting a motion of "pumping" as s. boy would do in a swing. But he gathered momentum slowly. He seemed first to swing the wrong way—parallel to the cliff dwelling ledge, rather than toward it—and he had to slow down, then start anew. He slopped and heaved, struggling for the pendulum motion again. The are of his .swing grew slowly—in-an-out, in-and-out—to and from the red rock. The cliff was so jagged and rough that it iippallcd Mary Melissa lo think of what might happen. In her semi- hysteria she envisioned her business partner slipping, striking the rock and sliding down its steep slope. ' , . . The great cliff in which Defiance Castle nestled was really a concave surface, overhanging at the top and curving quickly inward to the "mouth" or cave which had been chosen as a homesite by the ancient builders. Below this niche, which was big enough to hold a three-story building, the granite- like wall curved gently outward "gain, progressing in drops of 20 to 30 feet, broken by vicious-looking points and knobs. Occasional scrubby gnarled plants clung precariously to the wall, although where they found soil for sustc- naqce wfs a mystery. On the day when they first saw the cliflT Mary Melissa had commented that it was a fine, theatri- cal backdrop' for a great drama. The ancients had farmed the flat valley, where this modern exploration party had set up camp. The ancients must have known work and danger and love and excitement and happiness and death there centuries ago. The life drama of a kingdom! The white girl thought of this in a flash again, and instantly realized that she was seeing another dramatic moment here. Only —this one was not in retrospect, not for calm historical study. It was tremendously near and real. She strained to see Bob Barry. The arc ot his swing was incredibly large now. And he was still "pumping." Suddenly she knew his plan. She realized what he hoped to do. "No! Oh no!" Sic breathed it, almost as a prayer. The distance seemed much too great. In that instant. Mary Melissa knew that it mattered terribly. , » •' » CHE knew that it mattered to ^ her, personally, and irrevocably. She didn't phrase it, even to herself, as love. But she knew. The tightening within her, the actual physical pain in her heart, was keener than it woiftd have been if she saw a casual acquaintance in danger. In the latter circumstance, ehe would have screamed. She might have run, and shouted advice, anything in her high alarm. But— this feeling was different. Deeper, somehow. In the strain of the moment she touched something divine—and prayed to it, mumbled her petitions without restraint or shame. More given to physical action in such emergencies, old Hades Jones had abruptly disappeared, running. Frankly, he had no idea what he would accomplish, but he hastened toward (he trees at the foot of the great cliff. At least he would be on hand when Bob Barry felJ. Honey Bee Girl, being of a less demonstrative race anyway, had uttered no words. She just waited. But what o£ Scott Holliman— he who had accompained Bob to the cliff fop and let down the rope? H hadn't taken his employer long to disappear over the edge of the cliff. Holliman had warned him to be careful, but, in -:Bob Barry was the supreme confidence of young physical strength. r*5J Holliman could see nothing afler Bob disappeared. The rim quite sick from colitis, is improving. Curtis Nchon and family Iiavt ' mover! from this community to Ar- inorcl. Herbert Julian, of Puxico, and Lucille Oldham. of Yarbro. spent Sunday with Mrs. Jim Harris and family. Number Nine News Mrs. Efiie- Smith and children spent, Sunday with Mrs. Smith's rtaughtei, Mrs. Tommy cox, of Number Eight, Mo. Billy Edd Ccllins. who has .been Yarbro News Mrs. Louis LaFerncy is sick this week. J. C. McRae spent the week end in Pine Bluff as guest of his sister. Mrs. W.'L. Dickens, and Mr. Dickens. Mrs. E. P. Harford has returned home in Conran, Mo., after having spent- the past week with her son, Will Pureell. and Mrs. Purcell. Mrs. Don Haley spent Saturday and Sunday in Marked -Tree with her brother. Wcrt Akin, and Mrs. Akin. Mrs. Starling Bunch and son. Starling jr., arc in Houston. Miss., where they went to attend Ihc curved precariously for six or eight feet before the edge was reached, and he dared nol try to peer over at Bob. He had just let the rope out slowly as instructed, then held it, snubbed, when it was almost gone. * * * TT occurred to him that he hadn't been told when to pull his boss back up. He wasn't sure he could pull him back anyway. The cliff edge was of sharp jagged rock. It would cut into the rope, maybe sever It. This thought suddenly slartled Holliman. He made sure that his end ol the rope was tied, then went as close to the edge as he dared. "Mr. Barry?" he called. No answer. Holliman yelled it, but still got no.reply. Then he, too, realized that the wind was whipping the sound away. Sudden alarm struck him. He couldn't see Barry, nor communicate with him. He did peer over far enough (o see Hades Jones running. And the two women were moving aboul and pointing up. But he was unable to deduce anything from that. He noticed motipn in the rope, and quickly grabbed it. There were slight regular jerks for a bit. Then a. swaying pull, first right then left. In alarm he looked at the rocky edge where the rope disappeared. The fiber was indeed beginning to fray! Holliman strained lo pull it up to a fresh spot, lest it be sawed • apari. But Barry was a heavy man, and friction at the rock was too great. "Good Lord!" Holliman growled, genuinely alarmed now. He looked desperately around him. The man felt peculiarly helpless. He did quickly decide to let out a few inches more of rope— there wasn't very much left—and so put a fresh place on the sharp rock edge..That lessened one danger, he felt. He shouted again and again, but ( no answer. The alternate tightening of the rope indicated a s\ying- ing or swaying. Holliman's alarm mounted. Then.suddenly the rope slackened. .Holliman fell back prone with the sudden give of it. He held it then, .limp'in his hands, and stared at it. 'rtJhnnnnh!".he literally groanefl in despair, pulling the loose rope . up'a few feet. Quickly he turned" to go back toward their horses. <To B« Continued) funeral of J. R. Hollingsworlh. rhey were accompanied by Mrs. Albert Holllngsworlh and children. Mrs. Odic Suodgrass visited last, week hi.Eiowah with Mr. and Mrs. Grover'Jackson. Lovcira Holligan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Miller, broke her arm when slic \vas playing at, school Monday afternoon. Count Is Skiing Tcnchcr COLORADO SPRINGS. Colo. <UP»—Count Philip]-' rfc p rc |, European nobleman and skiing instructor, will teach -winter sports funs in this area (lib art of skiing on Pikes Peak. He will instruct at the Glen Cove course, on the north slope of Pikes Peak where the longest skiinc season in America is offered. Sen birds usually have heavier wings than land birds, since they must ride out -severe storms, instead of perching in trees until danger passes. OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoople Is Honored rtlIl.AUKi.Plll A l hundred undertakers joi»ed Hi celebration . of the 31ih anniversary of Alec Bums as i;cad of the Philadelphia RCCDK! death notice department. Burns ts credited with establishing the first Icmalic coverage- of the dii.Vs ilcaUis. Addresses and a llior fii:ow featured the Read Courier NCKS Wauv YOU AMD YOUR TOY T. YOU'P BE SURPRISED TO KUOW THAT THE QKEATEST INVENTOR OP POWER ( ROBERT HOOTEC7 TO SCORM WHEK] HE FIP<ST HIS STEAMBOAT'' A I-IME BUSIUESS,TOTIWG A NUTTY IMVEMTIOM UMDER YOUR To PEDDLE A NICKEL "FOR A MILLION/' AM YOU'D BETTER DUCK ACROSS THE •STREET BEFORE TME SQUIRRELS SPOT you AS THE PRIZE- KIUT OT= Trie SEASOM r BSAD, THAT WILL- SI LE MCE HER WHILE WE ARE UTTlMe THE SOPT OM MAKTHA =•

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