The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 11, 1938 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 11, 1938
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PAGE FOUR (ABK.)] COURfflft NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher Bole National Advertising Kcprescntatlves: Arkansas Dallies. Inc., New York, Chicago, Dc- teoit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class mater at (lie post office at Blytlicvllle Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES I3y carrier In the City of Blylheville, 15c per week, or 65c per month. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months, We for three months; by mall In postal zones two to .six, Inclusive!, $6.50 per year; In zones seven and eight ,$10.00 per year, payable In ndrance. Norris Would Hare IVA For All To ,S«> One of the most refreshing signs on the political horizon is the recent action of veteran Senator George W. Norris, Nebraska Independent, in proposing :i Senate investigation of his own beloved Tennessee Valley Authority. In a political era marked all too often by stubborn, unreasoning refusal to air the facts and cope with them, Norris' willingness, even eagerness, to have the inner workings of TVA exposed to public view is a healthy symptom. x If any one niiin can bo given credit for saving Muscle Shoals for Die government, for establishment of TVA with its tremendous power-making facilities, its promise of cheaper and more easily available electric current, its usefulness in controlling Hoods, that man is George Norris. He fought for his ideal through thick and thin. Never a political discussion did he hold in Senate corridors but •what he turned over, in his mind the possible advantages which could be accrued to his cherished plan. Norris 'was probably the happiest man in 'Washington on that day back in 1933 when (he TVA measure became law. Since then he has defended it against attacks which he felt might ruin its usefulness. ., Now, however, a crisis has arisen in the affairs of TVA. There are charges .that the administering board is torn by friction and bickering; that efficiency of the entire project is Kuifcring from that dissension. Norris, the man who had the courage to fight for TVA and the wit to put it over, now has the intelligence to recognize the fact that TVA needs an airing and he has the courage to propose it himself . To be sure, his invesliaglion resolution proposes an inquiry into other phases of TVA operation, notably whether municipalities and rural residents have suffered any loss by reason of the court attack on the authority by private utilities, and whether there have been any violations of the TVA act. But over and above all that, Norris wants to know whether TVA is working, and if not, why not. He w;inf,s the country to know, too, although he must realize the possibility thai an OUT OUK WAY iiivcslifc'alioii may foriui; mil some facts unfavorable to the project he fathered. More of that kind of frankness and honesty eotild bo used in American polities (liese days. TUESDAY, JANUARY it, 1936 Modern Day Heroes The days of courage and heroism are far from gone. There is no better evi- (li'i)ce of that fact than the recent rescue of 15 men who had spent 30 almost foodless days in the wilds of Canada. Once in a while we are apt to get the idea that our vaunted civil iy.alion has .sot'U'iu'd the race; that there's no longer any adventure and no one to accept it if it came. it is pleasant when something like the Ontario episode proves us wrong. Orlainly the saga of the Arctic holds no hotter example of courage than that of those 15 men, lighfiiiK death for weeks, inainlaimnir strictest discipline while eating even the hones and entrails of the few animals they could kill. Rescued, fed and warmed, they were eager to go back and finish their surveying .job. And is the heroism of the rescuers any less because they accomplished their mission in airplanes instead of on snoivshoes or dog .sleds? They were in imminent risk of their lives every fool they flew over those fro/en wastes where one slip meant death. Yes, courage and heroism arc still with us. Unreconstructed RelieL Regardless of how we [eel toward the political principles for which he stands, Senator Carter Glass richly deserves th(! tribute he received recently on passing his 80th birthday. Here is a man, frail now and old, who has spent almost half of his 80 years in the public service—as Virginia state senator, congressman, .secretary of treasury, and U. S. senator. Never once during those years did Carter Glass compromise with his convictions. Sharp-witted and sharp- tongucd, a staunch ally and a bitter foe, he has spent his life doing his duty as he sees it, and lets the chips fall where they may. He is proud of his Roosevelt-bestowed badge of "Unreconstructed Kebcl." Jt Is now for the Japanese government to show that it Is not unmindful of the interests of foreigners and that Its assurances and a|Mlogics menu something more thnn words. —Britain's roreign Secrelary, Anthony Eden. * * * If the propaganda . . . against the president's program continues, Mr. Roosevelt will no forced to be a candidate for a third term. — U. S. Senator George Norrib, Nebraska. * * * The American people want peace, but they want peace Hint will enable us to maintain tho respect of other nations. — Ml M. Landon. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark By Williams / \WY X TH 1 JUNK MAN'S ' COMIM'- HUH? WHY, HOW KIM PEOPLE THINK WE'RE BOO2E HOISTERS, AS GOOD CHIJRCU MEMBERS AS YOU -? 'V AN' PA'IS? " TH/\T'S aUST TH' TROUBLED ST\^<^_r,n THIRTV VEA.RS "Let's try to lose back what we've won. They'll never leave till we do." THIS CURIOUS WORLD I William Ferguson CANCER. IS COMMON IN ALL ANIMALS FROM TINY /A/SECTS' TO ELEPH4NTS. IF THE POLAR. (C€l CARS SHOULD MELT; THE GREATER. PART OF FLORIDA WOULD BE UNDER. COPfl. 19JB3K UEASERVICE; Ji;c. f-f I '.IN ONE VEAR; „. _ AS MANV AS ' 3€> MILLION GALLONS orTURPENTINE HAVE BEEJM TAKEN' PROM FORESTS/ • "OF THE. ' UNITED STATES; ENOUGH water Is locked up in the ice ol Ihc earth's polar regions to raise the world's sea level alwut ISO tot. This would destroy much of Holland. Hood the lower Mississippi valley and ruin every. larrjor in the woi'ld. NEXT; III walking one mile, Ip what lotal height dors Hie average person lifl each foot? T. H. R«c. "0. 8. Put- oat. Hunger 'Merely a Stontaeh Funelion lo Which the Intelligence K I NO. 120> Ky i>it. Aionitis Eilitnr. Journal of Ihc American M r i!i c 11 Association! .mil i>r II.VBciii. Ilic Health Magazine When we become really hmipr.v. we begin to have symptoms whiMi are the result of changes which take place in the body :iT-socii\led with lack nf food. T'ailurc to take n meal at (h2 usual lime may result in famti>fs> or headache. a.v,odatod njf.j drowsiness or Irritability. UIMC- lloiis vary wi(l\ different pruplc-. The most common single symptom of hunger is a dull, prrs.-in^ pain. It is useful to be hungry. \Vl;r>n \\c. get hungry enough \\r < p.t without regard In fine iiisr>iin>:u- tton of laste. Pork and beans m.iv I:e more Appetizing that hrn-.KI rjuail. That ir, one. rcii.-ou Ahv desserts usually are made morn nppertzlng Hian the food:, .';.cd during a meal It used to be thought thai ' .1 person became hungry :i' his body cried out Inr nn;i mcnt. Non' it l.s realized inmger is distinctly a fimciio (he stomnch reflected to tiw trlllgcnce. Tiie sense of lumper m:c suppressed by putting mi,, ;,Somnch any kind of inrluy matctia;. Inrtmlmi; scraps <•; (her, or even pirrr:; of ci.iv is verified by people who. In the woods, overcame the prn, hunger by su-allowlng Ii!cii l;t materials. Jtlckest Girl In the Qforld " L ' ~ ' ' ' "'" *^ 1 • nrraaraiM H •- - - -~n- i ir ~~ BY ADELAIDE HUMPHRIES CopjiijM, NM, NEA Sm«, Inc. When :x per.son becomes hun^r.v his Klomiu-h hcpins lo contract The strength of Ihesc conlracl\oi) can he measured by put ting a rubber balloon into Ihc .stomach fillim; it full oi air nml allowln llic stomach to rest ngninsl balloon, 'llie impression ol Ih contRtctluns is recorded on : clwrt. It Is possible: also to see ho\ various factors attcct the contrnc lions, sleep wilt not slop (her but hunger contractions may in terfeic with sleep. For that rcn son a little food before goiiw ! bed is an aid to overcoming rest Irssncss. awallov:in i? will help to stop th contractions temporarily. Grca emotional <-scil<>inciU will have similar clltct. Smoking ma weaken the contractions nndsome time,'; ivill mmpletely stop (lien They mw ,\\- n he stopped ') alcoholic drink-, or by vigorous ex ercise. Hungry proiiie often tighten u their licit;, \vhrn hungry." Now has been li\irncd that if hungc contractions arc not too vigorou they can In- stopped by lightening lip the belt. CAST OP CIIAHACTEIIB CONSTANCY COlllfY — hcroinci rJ.ln'M K l r i in the world. JJ 11 HT a A. K D L'S T r—hero) UOOyKY JJU.i.\J>0.\ — Connie'* fl u tier. KAT113 ULYK—COUD5*'* "doable." * • * / Yesterday! L'onble tradci vlacea Jvltk tfac Mhop tflrl oud breams* Kudo Blyn. Ululfd, Mhe >U pI out of,ihc UQU*« into u vraild that no longer kuoiT» her. CHAPTEK V YHE first place Ibis now Katie Blyn visiled was a department slore. She bought a pair ot shell- rimmed glasses, a bright orange lipstick, and a toothbrush, in counting her roll of bills she found her capilal to be exactly $260.48. Often she had spent that much in a single aflernoon. Now it must Jasf, until she became Constance Corby again. Her next stop was an inexpensive luggage shop. She picked out a small, imitation leather bag. "Could I have my initials slumped on?" s!ie asked Ihe salesman. He said s h e most certainly could. "And at no additional cost, either, Miss," he added; perhaps because he thought she could not afford it, or, because 01 the way she had smiled at him. Now Connie, or Katie, as she musl think of herself, made her way to Ihe Transcontinental Bus Terminal. In the rest room she put htr things, including the jewelry, into the new bag wilh its proud "K. B." in bright gilt letters. Before Ihe row of long mirrors she carefully applied the orange lipslick, fitted the spectacles behind her ears. She was more than pleased with the result, "Why, 1 could run right into Uncle Tippy, or Rodney, and they wouldn't recognize me!" She thought triumphantly, her eyes alight wilh excitement, her cheeks flushed, * * * CHE did not know where she was going, but she certainly was on her way! "I'd like a ticket for the first bus that pulls out of here," she told the grumpy looking man at (lie ticket window. "You must be in a hurry," he said; not crossly, but with a knowing comradeship. He stamped a ticket, slid it under the window. 'That'll be $11.80. Connie said, "I am. I'm going on a vacation. The first I've ever had." And thought how true that was! The man told her <he bus left in 10 minutes, The ticket read, Asheville, North Carolina. That seemed a long distance ior the price. At that rale she could cross the continent! She remembered she had not eaten any breakfast, or lunch. There was time for a milk shake and a sandwich. Connie had never eaten from a counter before in all her life. The milk shake might have been champagne, the sandwich, caviar, it tasted so good. As she climbed down from the lall stool a woman, as wide as she was tall, carrying a baby, and with two other small children clinging close, came up lo her. "I wonder," slie said, her face breaking into a broad smile, "if you'd kindly hold the baby while I pick up some / packages I checked." Connie accepted this charge with some trepidation, but then it smiled at her, revealing;a dimple. It waved its chubby fists,' clutched at her glasses, sent them spinning lo the hard tile floor. "Lucky they didn't break!" a voice remarked. And Connie glanced tip to meet the amused grin of a young man who had stooped to retrieve them for her. She murmured "Thanks!", but did not attempt to put them on again jusl then. The baby was swaying back and forth in lier arms, cooing an accompaniment, so Ihat it was all she could do to hold it. "You'll have lo be still! Connie gave it a liltle spank.' Jusl a very little one, a mixture of authority and tenderness. But it did the trick. The baby stared at her out of round eyes, began to suck its thumb. Its motbc would have to hurry or Connie would miss her bus. i * * PEOPLE were boarding it now. Connie glanced wildly around. She saw the young man who had rescued her glasses, but he would not be any help. Then she saw the woman waddling toward,her, laden with bundles. "I'U hold a seal," she panled, sweeping 1 past, leaving Connie to follow, managing the baby sort of balanced ori one hip, since she had to carry her grip with one hand. The bus was almost full. But the woman managed a place at . the back; she pressed the two children into the seat next to hers. • Connie struggled through, plunked the baby down on to the broad lap, struggled back up the aisle ; again, slipped gratefully into the nearest vacant seat. 'You didn't lose your baby, did you?" someone askerl. She glanced up, startled, to meet the same amused glance of the same young man. "It wasn't my baby," she said, with dignity. He sat down beside her. "That's too bad," he said. / "Too had!" / "Yes. 11 acted as though it be- ' longed to you. But maybe you were kidnaping H." Connie flushed angrily, then she saw that his dark eyes were amused, too. She laughed. "When I do, eilhcr kidnap or have one of my own, it won't be so vio- lenl," she said. "Though it was a very nice baby, at thai." Just then (he bus started. Connie was eager for this new adventure. And she was thinking loo of this friendly young man, who sat beside her. Everybody was friendly. She never had liked people much before. They always had treated her as though she were not quite real. They stared at her, as though she were a sort of freak, just because she had been born to inherit so much money; some with curiosity, others wilh envy. Once a woman had become hysterical and had tried to leal' a piece from her dress for a souvenir. Another time—Connie would never forget—a man had shaken his first in her face. But now, as the bus left Hie traffic of the city behind, skimming over the wide, smooth road that stretched ahead for miles and miles, she—Katie Blyn—was one of them, these people enclosed in this little isolated world. The baby slept against its mother's breast, the woman nodded and smiled at Connie, and one ot the children waved a stick of candy, offering a bite. Next to her the young man buried himself in his newspaper; across the aisle an old man slept. : Connie leaned back, closed her eyes. The motor purred, the tires hummed with a sing-song monotony to which her heart kept time. She must have dozed for awhile, then she came back to reality, that was unreality, really, so odd it seemed that she should be here, alone, unnoticed. "Care to see the paper?" her seat companion asked. Connie accepted it, '. thanking him. A moment later she almost • exclaimed out loud. (To Be Continued) Steele-Cooter Holland Society—Personal Mrs. Gu.s Allnid left Sunday night o be with her husband who is seriously ill in a hospital in St. Louis, Ir was injured while employed at. lie imniiCTs gin m cooler several vccks ago and seemed to he on the road to recovery when he had a relapse. Chester Robinson and James 'isher of salt i.-ake. Ky., spent ast week end here with the la tier's jrothcr, I. L. Fisher, and family. Mr. and Mrs. R. c. Steele jr.. and laughter, Mary Elizabeth, and Mrs. H. O. stcelc ST. and daughter, Louise, spent Sunday in Scnath with Rev. and Mrs. G. R. Ellis. Mrs. Geneva Kinkaid, of Memphis, is spending the week with lict iwrctits, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Frazier. Mr. Frazier, who has been ill. is improved. Miss Maudie Garrartt underwent an appendectomy at the Blythe- villp hospital last week end. Miss Eunice Guthric spent the week end in Lake city. Ark., us guest of her sister, Mrs. Fred Robert stotts, and family. Miss Louise Steele. who has been confined to her home with influenza, is now able to return to school. Mr. and Mrs. Dewart Smith and Mrs. n. c. Steele sr. spent Sunday in Memphis. Judge Upholds Right To Bet in Card Play BOSTON (UP)—Municipal Judge Joseph Donovan has upheld Ihc right to play cards for money. "People have a. right to play cards lor money, so long as they arc not in a place that is a gambling nuisance and regularly resorted to as such." he ruled In dismissing charges against 16 defendants. College Lifb Old Ban On Dancing, Smoking PARVILLB. Mo. (UP) — Park College students are enjoying a New Year's present today — the light, to dance and smoke. The practices had been prohibited since tlic co-educational college was founded In 1875. William Yoiine, president, said liberalizing the school's disciplinary regulations "in no way changes the traditional ideas and purposes of the college." OUR BOARDING HOUSE 'Announcements The Courier News has been authorized to make formal announcement of the following candidates.* for public office, subject to lira *| Democratic primary August 9. For County Treasurer R, L. <BILLY) C.AINES For Sheriff and Collector HALE JACKSON With Major Hoople Turban Stuffed in Lion's Maw BOMBAY (Upi..-Attacked by n lion in the jiiivslc )lcar jhansi. a young herder "Divert himself I'Y whipping off hi:, turban and -stutl- ln; it ill the mimal 1 .-, moulh. According to v,<i;d rcachiiie lie!r While the animal struggled to eject the heavy folds of cloth, the youth escaped. HAK-R-RUMPI-t— THIS OFFICE IS OMLV TEMTORAKY-~-u/MF-F- WITH THE BUSIMESS THE FEDERAL HAS TURMED OVER TO ME, ~L AM MOVIMQ TO LARGER, QUARTERS YEAH; ALL You HAVE To co SLEUTHIWG •REQUIRES wrrs, WHEM THEY PILLEP TANK THEY PIDSJ'T RUN IT PLUG HAT AMP PULL OUT A CROOK' ARE PICTURES OP THE CRIMIWAUS THE REWARDS WILL MAKE WEALTHY/

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