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<*AGE FOUR BLYTHEV1LLE, (AKK.) COURIEH NEWS THE BMTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS OO, H. W. HAINES, Publisher Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc.,-New York, Chicago, Ds- troit, 6t Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. . Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class mater ot the post office at Blythevllle Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917, t Served by the United Press ~ SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carder In the City of Blythevllle, 15c per week, or 65c per month. By matl, within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months, 75o lor three months; by mail In postal zones two (o six, Inclusive, J6.50 per year; in zones seven and eight ,$10.00 per year, payable In advance. Dreams Can't, Charm Aivay Hunjan Trails In the palli of the .sentimentalist there is always one Ijig, if 'unforeseen, stumbling block. People just don't seem to change their diameters overnight; the sentimental soul who thinks they will-is-laying up a big disillusionment for himself. Nothing could' have been lovelier than the sentimental inurriage-iu-n-ro- form-school which was arranged last Slimmer for a feminine infant of such an institution in Oklahoma. And nothing could have been move disheartening—or more human and natural— than the way the thing flivvered. Lust summer the superintendent of Oklahoma's state industrial school for girls decided that a bit of wholesome social'life would do her charges good. Carefully supervised dances were arranged; and at one of them a boy "from outside" fell in love with and proposed to one of the girls. The boy was investigated and found to be a decent, law-abiding lad; the girl swore she was genuinely in love. A marriage was arranged. State officials graced the ceremony with their presence; other girls' in the school contributed little gifts, someone baked a cake, and the stale's present to the bride was n parole. Here was a sentimentalist's (ield dny, if there ever was one; and it ought to have been followed by a romantic hap: ijy" T ever-afler stay, with the sewing r pf tiny .garments to follow in.clue time. But somehow it wasn't. .In something' under a month the thing went sour. And today the girl is hack in the fiuiustvia] school and the boy has sued for divorce, complaining: "She only married me to get out of the school, and she did not intend to live with inc." Sentimental soids are forever stubbing their toes over something like this. But the trouble in these cases is with the sentimentalist, not with the unredeemed sinners who were the objects of the sentiment. there is a large and ornery streak of the old Adam in all of us, and 'it can't 1 be charmed away by graceful gestures or honeyed words. The person who thinks it can is simply begging for trouble. This Oklahoma experiment might have worked, at that. The authorities might have talked turkey to.the young woman, explaining that marriage was- OUT OUR WAY n't just a way to get out of the reform seliool, but was instead a challenge to the best that was in her. Intelligent sentiment never forgets that life is hard and that people are frail. It carries an "or else" in its handbag. It insists that those who would lie helpcc^ must also help themselves. Rut sentimentalism forgets all that, bathes the landscape in a haze of romance—and then wonders why, in the end, things didn't turn out well. f Publication In tills column ol editorials from other newspapers does not necessarily menu endorsement but is nn acknowledgment of interest In (lie siiljjecU discussed. Bring On The Bowls! Hose bowl, Cotton bowl. Orange bowl, bowl. 'the "br.wl-ing" season is with us on the 'heck of the successful football wars, and llic firjmneiils-ciirefiilly .sustained by (he speculative bulld-u)) of Ilx' press ngcn!«—wax hot. Is dear or Slwash (joing l-o gel n bid? if not, why net? query the fans. The (nns, of course, never went to dear ol' Eluash. and they don't know whether Slwasli Is ncicd for engineerine w n. s course in kindergarten training or Its annual Junior prom or Its predominance of blond co-eds. Bui, they ilo kimv Hint tile Shvash footbnll tenm 1ms a Icfl halfback whn can carry the moll uud a fullback Hint pitches touchdown passes. And Hint's euoUBh. now! eninca iu'c big business these days. The slory is told of n southern bowl representative who dangled a $5C,0(,0 check in front of the coach cf an .tinbentcn tcnm v by way of invita- • tlaii to bring the boys down. Figuring the coach \vouid take 33 men, who would, in theory, |)!nj; 3C minutes of football, (hat's $25 n minute for each man. It's nice work-if you can collect Ihe pay. It's nice advertising, too. (or the sunny south or (lie nnlmy coasts. Brings a lot of pepolc around to savor the delights of summer while the folia tack home arc diking out the ashes. Many other advantages are evident, also, such as Bivlnj the tennis a chance lo travel and broaden their view points. But nil that's neither here nor there, and we'll be .timed In to hear about, old Slwnsh's left halffcno!:, and hear the radio announcer any: "Wliel. n game, what a game. Boy you should «c (lie roses niirf, the brilliant hats on these smart women cut here-nntl (lie sunsets and llicse-mountains. Von oughta be here AVlio was It scored Hint touchdown? Ju £t a minute folks, It was either ScUmuHv; or Schmitz-uo' it was Smilhers-ivnU'll we get the number on that guy and we'll know lor sure. . . •• Bring on the bowls. —Wisconsin Rapids (Wis.) Tribune. American industry should invest Its jobs wilh social satisfaction if citizens are to be kept from turning 1 0 mass movements foreign to American traditions.-Dr. Harold W. Dodds, president, Princeton University. » * * I don't sec why apartments cannot be built with parking space imdcniemii.—New York's Mayor La Ciimrdln, suggesting parking problem solution. \ * » » Believing that l|,c average American stresses his personal grievances more than h| s blessings we suggest lhal you fid aside one dny a year as "crumble day."-Rcv. E. M. Kendall ol Omaha. Nebr., i n „ | cUci - to PrcsWent RoW cveU By Williams OVVOO ~ 1 HAVEN'T GOT A CHAMCE IW THIS WOCLP WITH MV NATURE 7 ITS A . *M' I HAVEM'T GOT IT.'MV GIFT 15 PER. OH, MO THINK OF GOIMG WITH 'YOU AFTER. .NUTS.' . .. THERE'S WO MONEY IN THAT- I HAVE MV MUSKRAT TRAPS TO LOOK AFTER COLLECT OM MY PAPEE ROUTE/SELL -SOME ftJPS DUE. 00& HAS, &WU, THE. MOMEV AND SELL SOME JUNK -AMD- - MONDAY, DECEMBER (J, 1937 SIDE GLANCES By George Clark ARNOLD, Copyright 1937, NEA S»rvic», loc C'AST OP CHAIIACTI311S 11 O U 13 II T 11AKHV— iicro, «- plurer, M HM so A lANB — hetolQf, Jlorry'w p/ir(upr. JIOMJV B EH GIIU,— ludloD) Biembcr of llurrT'« pnrfy. HA!li:s JONES— pioneer: mem- ftfr Uarry'it party. * t * of in "I got fhLs umbrella for (he Hixbys. Maybe if will rcnuiu them to return ours." THIS CURIOUS WORLD B / e William Ferguson aDNSTELLAT/ONS W ERE -NAMED BY THE ANCI-EJS1TS/ A"VANV O^ THEM BEAR, SUCH MODERN NAMES AS THE MICROSCOPIUM TH S-EXTANS, TWr CAN BET EXECUTED A THAN OROP> KICKS. TUBERCULOSIS CLAIMS AT LEAST OF At_l_ DEATHS THE. WORLD OVER.. ANCIENT astronomers could sec little of the souther,, .,».-«- .Phore, ami .he .southern heavens were left blank on their skv m-,',, °1°,V * ° f thC C ' Uth °" ' U MfS ' S0mc *»* »-t '"re Bible to the .uciente of , onlhem Europc that part of the earth today. rOI10r ' !on . 0f our alulual f »°" s » is ealcn • W Sulphur Powder Usually Effective in'Cheeking Chiggm' Aeiivitie.- This is the fourth in a scries , Thc Unilw , statrs Dnpa , lmeut by Dr. Flshbem In which he cf Agriculture suq-csls " th i ^'^P 3 ™ 1 ^.*'™ 1 '. 1 "'' °» i Police of C...BB™ be cteciw by clearing away underbrush, vines and weeds, by keeping the Bras.", and irritate the human body. (No. 389) 1IY DR. MORUIS I Kdilor, Journal O f the American Medical Association, and of Hyj;cla, Ite Health Masaiinc Specialists in diseases of the »iii call chigser bite.s by the jjamc of Trombldlosis. Chigser;; are also railed chiso, a sort ol pet name. Ri:i occasionally sand flics. A chigger Is like llic common p» except that Its nose is longer. Furthermore, it. sets results in a tiiflercnt way. The rtmnle cl'.igscr , burrows into the skin lo provide j a restiiig place tqr licrfelf during j the lime she lays her eggs. Thus the chlggcr produces n disturbance more like scabies. ChigBCrs usually attack U'.c toes oncl feet, but occasionally they arc .seen over other portions of the body. Incidentally, however, they may also cauw disturbances by biting and depositing a small amount of poison. In this country, chtggcrs arc nicsl common in the Ozarks ;mcl in tin; 8o.uift.crn states. Womcu ami children nre disturbed more frequently by I he in lhan ai e mcll Often l\\ty will invade the scalji and llic s'Kln under llic arm. The worst period, or actlvliv fpr |i) C ri'iiitci' k Uum April ly ijciitciu- bcr. fc '{:'£ tr " ICJ KtriiKKlv It.ick ic> flud CHAPTER XIV ^ACHARY "HADES" JONES, was s. bit weary when he returned to camp that night. Tlie 24-mile round trip had taken him two full days. "These dangcd mules is central 1 - ier'n a thunderstorm," he grumbled. "They ain't pack broke £ood yit. Here, Hollimnn, would you help rne wilh these here hags, please sir?" They unloaded the fresh cool water, ample for drinking, cooking, and scanty toilet until another week should pass. Then Hades released the animpls for a bit of grazing nearby. TJiere was a hole of stagnant water just a mile away, all right for the stock but too alkaline or "sally" for human use. 'Where at's th' boss?" Hades asked. "Ain't seen him all day. And oy grabs I'd like 1o know, too!" "Eh?" Ifadcs paused to look quc-stionjjigly at HoUiman. "Well, fact is. Hades, he's out with "Lissa". Just them two." Hades spat rather copiously and glared at Holliman. "S'poscn he is? Ain't no lion, is she? Ain't gonna hurt him none?" "Hell, no! But what business lias he got faking a young gal out by herself." Hades Jones, aged 70-odd, stepped forward menacingly. "What do you mean, Hoiliman? Why yon lyin'—!" "Shut up, old man. ,W<mt me to slap you clown?" one had dared to speak thus to Harles Jones, in more than wilt a century. Uncle Hades had friends, and enemies who re- -peclocl him, in practically every -ounty and corral from El Paso to However, it was the utter surprise of. his "sass" which saved Hothman some, serious embarrassment, there in camp. ' Hades' j^v just dropped. Five seconds later, unquestionably, lie would have had two massive pis- Pershing Edits New Guidebook on A.E.F. Front PARIS i.UPt-Gcn John J. Pcr- shing has completed editing a new authoritative guidebook to the A. E. F. battlefields, shrine and cemeteries and the book will be published Kaon. \ It will bs printed in Washington '• a nil will net only be a. guidebook.! to the Argomie Forest, Flanders! Fields and St. Mihiel country, but j also will give a concise, vivid am; accurate doscviution of America's wnr effort of 1917 and 1918. "American Armies and Battlefields in Europe" is the title and the book is a revision of the flrsi edition which appeared in 1S2'I. u is sponsored by the American Baltic Monuments Commission, of which Perching is chairman. Tlie book aims to aid visitors In the battlefield zone with helpful and practical information as to roads, distances, trains, restaurants, hotels, etc.. and to tell the story ot what the United States tols aimed wjlh terrible accuracy at Holliman's stomach, He had been known to do just that with other men, and daring them ever to resent it. But—at that instant Honey Bee Girl appeared. "Supper iss ready," she announced, "and Bawn say to tell you not lo wait for them, as they might not be back at all." Before Hades' astonishment had fully cleared, HoUiman was sitting down at the crude camp table, dishing up a pint or so of rich red chili. The old man discharged enough tobacco juice to drown a good-sized mammal, tabled his plans tor discipline, and went glaring into supper.himself. * * * JTE got up before Holliman did, and walked to the foot ol the castle cliff, BANG! BANG! HoHJman and Honey Bee peered out in alarm. But Hades was only signalling. His old neck was craned upward, studying the castle. He fired again, twice rapidly. It was a time-honored call of the outdoors—for anyone within hearing to answer or come. Hades never thought but what Bob Barry would know it, and answer if. he heard. "They ain't up there," the old man muttered presently, and came back to the dining tent. "Holliman," he began, his eyes flashing, "I come dang nigh killin' you n while ago. You ain't old enough lo know belter yet in some ways, and it may cost you. We ain't known to each other plumb good yit. Now I don't want no trouble, but you don't be so frca and careless with yore tongue, young feller. This Barry is our boss. You can quit any time; we c'n git more help, if I have to ride m after it. But by god, Holliman, I'll kill you deader'n a petrified snake ef you git too fnesh! You savvy?" He leaned forward just a little, lands ready to draw. He was a rifle comical, because of his wrinkles and his stoop. But there was no mistaking his earnestness. He meant precisely what he said. Holliman tightened. He had started lo grin at an old man, but he didn't. The keen old eyes spoke a silent warning more po- ent than the words. ."Holliman moved very slowly—hands 'away from his hips. • "All right, Jones. Forget it. You're old. I ain't goin' to fight oldtimer." It was a wise decision. But the situation was still shaky. "You been eyein' Miss 'JJosa yoreself, Holliman. I seen you. I know th' signs. Waal, that ain't no insult, as such. Any young man'd be a fool not to set up to her. Ef she wants you it's her business; but you be danjj shore she does. Now I wanta know- do you know where they're at now'.' Why ain't they here? It's well after dark." * » * JJOLLIMAN had been surprised indeed to hear that old Hades knew of his "settin 1 up" to Mary Melissa. The old fool must have eyes everywhere! But this was no time to argue. Besides, his own curiosity about the missing pair was mounting. "I swear I don't know, Hades. And quit bein' warlike. J told you I ain't nghtin'." Hades grunted. "Woman," he called to Honey Bee, "come out here. What about the two bosses? Where they at?" "They are not here," said Honey Bee, stupidly. Hades bridled again. Contempt almost suffused him. But Holliman spoke first. "Well where aro they?" Tho younger man was equally interested. "They have gone, for maybe a long time," Honey Bee declared. "Hell, didn't they say where?" Hades was losing patience. "They just say tell you both make thee better camp, thee better corral for thee mules and horses," Honey Bee spoke slowly, stalling. Then she had an idea. "Meester Bawb, he say must go. Maybo all day, maybe longer. They take food, canteen, go that way." She painted—not toward the chff dwelling, but in the opposite direction. The men grumbled about ft at length, but after all the note Bob had left also told them to go ahead wilh their own work, and forget about him and 'Lissa. Suspicions thus were not aroused, at the time. An hour later, though, Hades went for a last night check-up on. the horses and mules—his regular job. 'Shucks!" he suddenly exclaimed. "Their horses is both here!" Bob and Mary ?ilelissa wouldn't have started to go'far'on'foot. The old man turned to-stare back at the camp, susp:cious> confused. He didn't trust that Indian girl.:Nor HoUiman. (To Be Continued) "did to make the victory of 1018 a reality. Historical truth is emplia- sii«! and General Pershing has checked on the accuracy cf details Descriptions of the American mc- mcrials and chapels dedicated this year in France, Belgium and England are included. Paris Uses Repainted Coronation Banner PARIS (UP) — The Avenue de j'Opcra here was decorated with InifK tricolor standards to celebrate the GOth anniversary of its inauguration by Marshal Mac- Ma lion. Parisians were pue?.lcct to observe that under the paint a large "C." and "E" were visible. Then it was revealed (hat the Paris municipality bought Ihe standards cneap after the Coronation. The initials of the King and Queen of England therefore decorated one ol Ihe main streets O r Paris. Cork Facing Advised To Make Building Quiet •SYDNEY (UP)—Buildings faced with cork is the latest Idea of Prof. L. Wulkinson, dean ot the • faculty of architecture, for the' 1 elimination of noise. The idea, lie declared, is all the more leasiole because buildings' are not constincted nowadays with the idea of permanency. In general, he said, a building is not cs> ; pectec! (o last more than 22 years. As a consequence, he declared cork could be used for anti-noise facing and would last as long as the building ordinarily would be expected to be used. "Surf-Scooters" To Save Lives SYDNEY (OP)—"Surf-scooters." which can run submerged under a wave and cannot be capsized, will be adopted by the Australian Surf Life-Saving Association jjext season for rescue work. They have a speed of 15 knots and can carry « crciv of three. OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoople cut. close, and by applying ftour.s ot sulphur or sulphur powder over the arc;: wl'.ere the chiggcrs breect Five r,r 10 pounds of -sulphur powder .'.hcuki be enough to spre.-x. ever an ordinary city lot and take care of most ot !bc chiggcrs. Chiggei-s attack not only lumiai; tcing.s. but have been found lo be troubJe.scme to young chicken: and turkeys, m (net. tscy hnvi. been known to destroy very tiny' chickens, Gf coiu.o, men who are tramping in an area where chiggeis may be numerous may protect llicm- celvcs by wearing high-top shoes ovir their trousers. They can also dust tfe .skin with llic sulphur, ixmdor. The best step after a chlggcr bite is to wash with n sticng soap. If the female has penetrated (lie '"-' i"-' ll -"<'u(i < in: £km. she may lie removed l )y the us of a ulunt needle. Wr.cnavcr H blunt needle or any other sort of pcntraling instrument is irefl, on the skin, it i s W ell to make ccr-' tain that the skin has ij f en made clean by the use of .suitable .iiui- r.eplics an ; | Hun secondary ji u ,. (ion may Ijc thus pi-cveutcil. NEXT: l!oily lice. Rend Courier News \vant" Ads' IN DEPi B&3! 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