The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 26, 1934 · Page 4
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December 26, 1934

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

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PAGE FOUR- BLY'imVlLLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE BIATHEVILLE COUUIEU NEWS THE COURIER' NEWS" CO., PUBLISHERS' C. R.' BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HAINES, Adi'orUsIng" Manager Solo National AdvciUsltiB Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc, New York, Chicago, Detroit,. St." Louts, Dallas. Kansas City, Mempjils Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday' •' Entered as second 'class mnllcriat; tlic post olfice at lilylhcvllle, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 3, 1817. ' Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the City of Blythcville, 15o per week, or $0.50 per year, in advance. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, 53.00 per year, $1.50 for sis months, 85c for three niontlis; by mail in ixKtiil zones two to six, inclusive, $|j50 per yenr; in zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable in advance. ; Mr. Chilian Sheds a Tear 0. W. Chilton, able editor of the Ca- - li'iilliiM'sville Democrat-Argus, sheds a tear in his own behalf in Hie current issue of his paper. • He writes: "Once there was a Sappy Sort of Newspaper Editor who got tlie Notion in his Head that Laboring long and hard for his Particular Party and Bending every Effort for the Success of the Candidates in local, state and national elections for almost a Score ' of Years should Qualify him for a Small Bit of Recognition at the Pic Counter. So lie made his Wishes known and Learned within a short time that Smooth Politicians ami Material .Resources can beat a Flawless Record of Service all Hollow and that as an Applicator for Recognition he was a Dismal Mop." The occasion of this lamentation, it seems safe, to assume, was the recent rejection by the Pemiscot Cotmly Democratic organization of Mr. Chilton's bid for the Caruthcrsvillc postmastea 1 ship. We suppose he deserved the place, but we arc "sure, as he himself seems now to realize, -Hint he was a. sap to ask for it. The best tiling for any newspaper, editor to do is to stick to his editing-. And least,of all should lie risk impairment of his usefulness . in the job that is properly his by pul- '4> n B, himself under .obligation to tl\ose ,who_so job is politics./... -• , • . ' - - - A Good Job Well Done Tlic""'community owes a -debt oi' llia'nks to W. J. Wmulci'licli and lo C. G. West, L. E. Tull, Mrs. Bessie Stair anil numerous others associated with him m this year's Gootlfel- lows chili. The club has tloue a line piece of work each Christmas for years. This year, however, its activities were exceptionally well oi'Giiniml and its program was carried through with enthusiasm and thoroughness. More . than 350 families received well-filled Christmas baskets and the club still has a limited amount of money wilh which to meet some emergency'''de- mum! which may develop in the month* ahead. It was an excellent demonstration of how a community undertaking can OUT OUR WAY . be. put across successfully with tlic f. Vijrht- kind 'of- leadership.. and co-operation. Why America's , ftist Eressed Someone hns gone to the trouble of compiling a list of America's besl- ili'c,ssed women—-the best-dressed woman in public life, the best-dressed professional woman, the best-dressed' actress, and so on. It is a very fine list, and the women scjlqotcd are very fine women, but there is something sadly incomplete about it all. All the women on the list, if you noticed, arc women of means. They have the 'lime and tlie money to devote to costume; why shouldn't they be well dressed? What we'd like to see in a list with prize winners something like these: Sally Spifkins, best-dressed dime store sales girl, who manages to look neat and attractive on the $2 a' week that she is able, to lay aside ' for ' clothes; and Mary Jones, the housewife who keeps .trim and stylish, in spite of the fact that slip, cooks three meals a day, makes, a, flock of beds, looks after three small children, does a lot of washing and ironing and dusting, and has a very, skimpy budget to handle. There are a lot of women like Sally Spifkins and Mary Junes in .this world. It's time they got 'a little recognition for their pains. :WEDNESDAY, DECEMBUU 20, SIDE-GLANCES;] By Getirge Clark (Continued From Page 3). IIDIJIX lllOlli: TODAY A\\ HOI.I.lS'l'MII. |i r «lly nnd "II, IjrcnKK litr l-HK^iffiiif iLt cu. 'I'OXV MICK I.IV cuiuiiitrclal nrt- IKI, liCi-iiimu of fkl* ilrlnkliiif and U r II e r n I IrrfKlionalljmijr. The »l|iu- Our I'JOTKK KK.VDAI.I., ivt-ntlli}- tm,l prniulitput, ' IcnrA* i,i,iv VAI.I:HIA III:VM:I"I. LI. Jlliucrc, Itn* dcftlv«tl blui' unj IrlU Iicr vveri-tblnff U uyer Ue- livrcn Ilieiu/ Aim mill 1'cll-r, linlK Lrnrl-klck luiil in»illii*Im>ril, inept nnd dl»- t'lU* tlit-lr niurunl uuhiipi>lut;«i. When 1'i'ter n»kii Aau tu unrry jjjiii jibe uiir* f*. 'i'hvy K't tu : i-'Jorldn nnd «[)»nd hcvc-ral \vrt-kk Jioitpll/, TJitn I'ettr !• i-allrtl jirtiue tc-riilut; of b'ukl- .ir»v All of Hir Kendall lanillT Moiio For Good Soldiers lu the early days of American : history, nearly every regular army and militia regiment had its motto, which was proudly emblazoned on its regimental colors .and which .served as the basis for innumerable, toasts,' public speeches and what-not, The custom has fallen, into disuse, in recent years. No.w, however, it'is being revived again; and it-is somehow pleasing to note ; that the 150th infantry .of'the West Virginia r Nation; at Guard has adopted'as its slogan the succinct motto, 1 "\Yc"cYn bike it." Here, indeed, is something for a liard-boiled;.ii)fantry outlit to 'live, up to! No tine Greek or Latin phrases here, as in the old days just a snappy and expressive Americanism, ideally adapted to military usage. This West: Virginia regiment seems to have set a standard, in the. matter of mpltos, for other, military organizations to live up to. No Japanese government, could lust oneday lhat compromised willi tlie established decision to terminate the Washington r treaty. —Elji Ainan, Japanese, foreign, office spokcs- man ' • • v Wlml hns jusl tnken place in Russia only BOC.I to prove thai the present regime is not whal % the world has come to think It Is. —Grand Duchess Marie, * *' » H IK eternal lite ur mind (lint sanctions death oi' life in whuUsoever forms cilhcr may . take. —Theodore. Dreiser. By William -'...''". • . :', . ! ~ : .- . I . . • .!. II -11^,^^ J I say if a fellow really loves you, the color of vonr mgcrnmls: isn't : going lo matter much." THIS CURIOUS WORLD ^ Wiiliani Ferguson WAS INVENTED BY ASSIGNMENT/ INSTRUCTOR ASSIGNED HIS PUPIIS'THE TASK. OF. ; MAKING UP A NEW INDOOR GAME. JAMES NAJSMltH WORKED OUT THE IDEA Of BASKETBALL. O laj4BriirASrRwjctiKC. WERE NAMED FOE MRS. JENKS 6£OCW\ER, -.WHO SHOCKED THE WORLD. IN \e>BO BV WEARING TROUSERS. ..so WROTE: . ; FKAMCO1S DUPUIS, FAMOUS I FRENCH SAVANT OF THE IQTH . COMMENTIN6 ON A IE«3UE TO ENTO^CE VJQRLD jiiiiili Ami. MUS. ICDNDAI.I. in.llcrl. her itnu|;lLl?r, OAltOI/* it.In lftv« with I,A WIU3;VCI3, the rhuuffeur, and dUcli!irK«.« hliu, ' Cnrol leave*, <nlvn*lbly to vlxlt frtenili ' in >ll:i,iil. Aiiu Keen her In n far And liMrnn lltiil CurnJ lum married the - llUl-fKir^i-tl t-hnufftur. She iiruiu- JMI-H 1'tirul IJml »te iTlll feeey bei At n «i-ck.eiul |i:irty Ann In, llhriMVJ, fruiii it liorsi-. •-AllhuuKll her InJurli-H arc not Hccluu* rT«ter U lilnrmed. MMV CD ON WITH TIIK STOIllt CIIAI'TIJK XXX nMll'l next afleniopn I'etcr took •^ Aim home. Because slie was still wcuk from shock a trained nurso was engaged. Friends called. There were cards and dowers. Valeria sent rose.s, gorgeous red, cues to lirigluen tlic sick room. Peter read the written messages to Ann and relayed vernal ones. Sbo was recovering rapidly. Slie would he quite- well by the end ot Hie week, in fact, sho was so well on the llflh day aflor tlie accident that Iho nurse arranged to leave after dinner that evening. She had been called to an old patient wlio was ill. Dressed . hi a turquoise blue satin negligee, Ann was lying on a chutse longuo by Ibe window. She .liad been permitted to see a number of friends that afternoon. Sarab and Mac, Mlllicent.'Marcia Johnson, Merle Merriwoather, And now, Valeria. Slie liad collie in as Milliceni was leaving Slie bad said. "I'll only, stay a moment. I know long visits are taboo," "The nurso says Vm well. I'm | only being lazy now." "That's good. Too bad chose that brute lo ride." Valeria's voice seemed very friendly. Ami thanked her for tho flowers and then remembered that L'ctcr bad moved them, leaving only tlio pink roses lie bad Bent. Ann had been glucl to see them, go. She nlielit not get well so soon, looking at Valeria's roses. Valeria looked .cool, sweet and smiling. But:inside was turmoil. Tho story of .Peter Kendall's anxiety bad been brought lo lier. Milliceut had told Mrs. Kendall Gbo enjoyed seeing tier nollicr's discomfiture. And Mrs. voudall bad- told Valeria that I'eter bad acted like "a. crazy •onus tool'! when Ann had been brown from, tlio liorso. Valeria bad decided, "I must do something soon before she falls in ovc will( him." She was leaving now. Sho told Ann good by and .closed tlie dooi licliitid ho.r. wus relieved. It bad been ricked .it up. It was a check, and ho words and figures , leaped at icr, "Valeria lieuuett, ?2,000, Peter vemiaii." Valeria liaJ entered, tlie, room again, "Ami, did I—!" . " And then, aa !sbe saw the cheek n Ann's hand, she said in a low, embarrassed tone, "You mustn't mind Peter being generous with inc. Remember Peter am! I—" "I don't mind," Ann said steadily, interrupt ing. Something was dying in her. She felt drained of ill feeling, as though else would never mind anything.at all again. Valeria. was looking down at Ann's face which had turned from lelicate roso to white all lu a moment. "I know.you are sensible, so 1 will talk plainly," she Bald. "You shouldn't blamq' Peter anil mo for feeling as we do about each other. Uomcmber, we've cared.Tor years." Aun was staring at the other girl, fasciiialcd, watching the hard light leaping up in her eyes, the sulky, small mouth parting to reveal sharp while teeth. Sho liad never noticed bcfpr'o. how cruel Valeria's teeth were. 'You're doing Peter a.great.in- justice," Valeria said. "Of course ho wauls to be fair, Ann. even though his grandfather Is going to cut him off because of you." Ann' was wldo awake; now, breathing quickly. "It's not..true!" "Of course it's true. I should think you'd hate to mess up .Peter's Hfo like tills. Why don't you ask for a settlement and go away?" "1 don't want a.settlement." "Don't tell mo you waut Peter?" Valeria's lips curled. "Girls like you start out deliberately .to trap a man into marriage and thea conveniently fall in lovb afterward." "Please go," Ann whispered. Tlio door closed, .behind .Valeria. Ann stared at the door a long time, her eyes dull aud expressionless, travel lug. over the satiny surface. Valeria was wrong. . Ann didn't want Peter. Not now. Not ever. Peter, who wanted Valeria, wiio was having !»n affair with Valeria, giving her checks. I TTMtfj nurse came m a few minutes you | ln 'er ami found Ann lying back quietly, her eyes closed. Tlie mrso put a practiced baud on her nalicnt's pulse, shook "her head. In the kitchen, li.viiig broih for inn,' she asked". "Who was the Loud who callc-j on Mrs. Kendall?" "MIsa Dennett." the maid 'answered. "She's.Mr. rjendall's old irl." ',.'." j, ! "Hum." Miss lirock.was'..lemiit ed lo slcp out of nor professlouii role and talk to Peler. She com promised by.sayiug lo him, "Miss DcnucU shouldn't be allowed to see Mrs. Bloomer sullerccl much persecution because of lier belief Unit women were handicapped by uclticoals. People of her lime hurled uncomplimentary remarks, as well as mud, at her as slie walketl down the .streets clad in her bloomer costume. NKX'I': 1 t'uidd dyers use :i parachute on I lie nnjiui 1 .' , \ / i HAFTA HAVE P1LIM MUD \ 1 SUMPN TO PROVE OW7H' ST&PS. THAT PER? 1 CLEANED MY FEET BEFORE I CAME IMTO THE HOUSE. • >>uvA« - Physical Handicap Is No Bar to Worthwhile Achievement HV Oil. MORRIS F1SIIKKIN Kditor, Journal of tlic American Medical Association, - and of Hy£Ci;i, the IIcHlth M»g:izin^ One of tlie greatest benefactions you can make is a cotUribulioii to the national endeavor toward reclamation of the physically han- rllciiuucd. ' ; In a few weeks, the nation will ugaln Join on the birthday of President Roosevelt in a prcal effort to raise hind.*! for rehabilitation of Ilic crippled. Social service is Imding that H Is more valuable lo help - a disabled person secure work suitable lo his disability than day of thousands of crippled chil- Thc fact that a iicrson Is physically 'deformed should not dcprcci- nlc from his opportunities in life Robert Louis Slcyciison had a fragile • body afflicted ' with tuberculosis, yet he contributed, marvcl- ously lo letters. Sir Walter Scott was crippled from youlli by In- rantlle- paralysis, yet Ills name i.s one of the trcalcsl In Ensllth III-, craturc. John Milton was blind, and Elizabeth Barren Drowning, the girl whose life was dramatized lu "The Barrclls ot Wlm'polc Street." suffered from a .spinal affliction which kept her almo.sl permanently In bed. ' 'Ilic secretary ot the Council tin I'liiinnacy and Chemistry of lire American Medic I a Association, Prof.. W. A. I'ui-kilcr, carried on his work, tliough blind, from Ihc .time when he was elected to this pciillon. • ; --.;_. blclmticlz, u puur. he bad sat through Ihe long, anxious hours' watching her. Ho closed the door. Tlic nursft was waiting lu the living room, hat aud coat on. "I'm afraid 1 alarmed you. Mr.- Kendall. I'm sure there's nothing to worry about. Mrs. Kendall Is just tired. Sbo seemed so well 1 thought i> few friends could call hut she must have overtaxed herself. A good night's sleep Is wbm she needs." Several limes Uial evening 1'elcr looked in on Ann but her cyca were closed. Finally lio opened tlic door of Ills room and the door to Aim's and went to bed. The door lo Ami's room waa closed next morning. Peter knocked but there waa no auswcr. While he waa eating breakfast, Ilic maid passed through with a Iray. A moment later, she came lurrying back. "Mr. Kendall, Mra. Kendall baa gone." ' "Ooue?" Peler pushed back his iliair and rau to Ann's room. Ann vaa not ilicre. Not in the bath- 'oom, not hi the living room or inywhci'o in sight. r.Tl!l was gripped by a terrible LJ - fear. Could the blow on Ann's lead have affected her mind? Tlieu 10 saw. tlie small envelope, ad- Iressed "Peter." Ilia fingers were shaking as he opened |L "Peter, I've, found out about . you." Ann bad started to write :'and Valeria" but had decided against tbat. Tlie note might fall iuto other hands. So she had merely written: "Peter. I've found out about you. Tiid because I can't possibly bear it, I am going away. Lovable." Peter looked up. The maid was standing in tlio door. "You may go, Susan," lio sail! in a hoarse, unnatural voice. Ho read- llio note again lu bewilderment. "I've found out about you . . .." What bad Auu found out? Vv'liy, that be loved her. of course. Aud because sho still loved another man, she could not possibly bear it. Because slie believed ho would lell her soon, she bad run away. There could be no oilier explanation, no oilier reason for her iligbl, "I: could not possibly .bear it." The phrase was searing his brain. Wave after wave ot agony [ioured over him. ' How long lie sal there in quiet room, he did not know, Iho lie noticed evidences of hasty packing. A large traveling bag was opeii. Evidently Ann had .discarded it to pack '.'n 'lighter bag". ' The door to the- closet was wide and .be- could sec her clothes hangiug'xliere. Her pearls were "In Iho Jewel case on the dressing table. With, them was the diamond ring lie had Mrs. Kendall until she is stronger, placed on her linger only 'a few She upsets her." Peter said, "Thank you. I'll keep her away, ilow is Mrs. Kendall feeling now?" "She was fine all day. She seems tired now. Too much com- pauy, I suspect." The nurse departed with Ann's tray. Stic would leave after gel- ting her patient in bed Tor ilic nigiiL : Peter hurried through his dinner but when he opened Hie door to Ann's roptu she was sleeping. Ho stood close- lo the bed for ordeal. Somehow she had | moment, gazing down at her ons- the feeling that Ihcro was something venomous and cruel bcucath Valeria's surface friendliness. There was a piece of paper on iously. How still and white sbe looked/ with her long lashes lying against her checks. She was pnle. he thought, almost as pale as sbe the rug. Ann reached down aud I was the night oi the acciilnot v.-liec. nights' ago. lie had believed when he slipped the ring on Ann's finger that she was learning to ?are, misinterpret-, ing her gallant attempts to play the game. And Ann had realized lie was misinterpreting. The sight of her licrj. the rum- tied, embroidered pillow case whc/e her head had been, brought fresh .agony, well enough She had lo leave. not been She had looked so little and wan and tired when he looked in last night. Why. had she gone? Why hadn't she trusted him? lie put his head down on lli« dressing table, listening dully to llin telephone ringing, rinsing insistently. (To lie Continued) ' icli as occur in ll\p liome. with jccial emphasis on accidental urns' that arc mutilating nnd that, ('.suit in ilcr<jrm:;ics and serious ai"s. Today, most, of the bone and jint tuberculosis that used to dc- clop in the past is prevented by proper tuberculin tests of cattle and pasteurisation of milk, since it was largely from tubercle ba- cili milk or infected cattle that most children were infected. However, there -still arc portions of this country, largely inhabited by people who have not learned tlic importance of milk 'control. that luivc a high rale of bone .iiiul joint tuberculosis. Ilickcls can be, and is being, prevented largely by use of vila->« in foods, and diets con-* f min I) tainins amounts ! phosphorus. of calcium and OUR BOARDING HOUSE 'ormctl boy, became a urcal sci cntific genius. One of the inos lotctl authorities or. cancer in Hi United St«t«.s suircrcd from youtl with an unsightly dctorinlly 01 .lie skin. America suffers today with cat bnrtlctiof handicapped whon ncvoi thcless H endeavors con stantly to reclaim. There arc 75, 000 blind; -15,000 deaf and dumb 43,000 feeble-minded; 50,000 cpilcp tic; 268,000 mentally dcficicul 18,000paupers and dependent aged; and 700,000 .crippled. Throughout the worlil today, famous institutions arc being developed In which those deformed or handicapped' have opportunity to take ni> studies leading toward a successful career. The great Sinoii.sc Opportunity School. In DCS Moincs. left as a memorial to that city by a physician, gives vocational education muter beautiful .surroundings • to the deafened, the crippled, and those handicapped in other ways. In Chlcaso. U\r. Spalding and Christopher schools lake care each tlay.o flhoiibands of crippled ,ehit- drcn who' arc being rehabilitated both physically and menially. /M tlic head «f all Ilic causes of citpplinij uf chtldivn is inlaiililc: paralysis. Tlicrc.iHcr eomc two otlu-r ili.seiura wlilch arc. pcrhinvi, much more frequent— tuberculosis and rickets. 1'or these conditions, however, Hie 1 , exlcnt and severity of the crippling is much less, Following In order come acci- dents'jol Various tvpss By THIS \S WHW TVA GAVE ME TOR "BE GOlrsl^ ABOUND TH' WEAR1N THIS LAUGH, _ ' A QUID OF SNUPF.'V T DONT SMOXE -—-US <SUYS IN TH" CELLULOID GO TOR CUT-PLUG , OR A UP OF NO fAoRE, USE-TO TR A"PE ±t TIGHTS/^SO, WrAAT HAVE V6OT TO ff&iteim SMOKING -SOCKET WOULDHT DO TOR YOUKUhA-EGAtv LET fv^E SEE^-WHftT T)lt); I CbET'?-. AH-H—HrA-M-'- H^W^I VAAVE YOU KNOW TK£ YOU HAVE WITH "BkCK, AFTER f\ "BOWLING/ A"BOUT AM' HOT GIVEN • \N I^U

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