The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 29, 1931 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 29, 1931
Page 5
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MAY 20, .1931 BLYTHEVILLE. (ARKT COURIER NEWS TME.BQDK U It Is published Brown and Co., nt 52. Slaliu as a Political Hoss at tlie American T>i« Is Stuiliixl from a New Anjle in Isaac I>uii Irvine's New llioxnphy. Wlilfh IK'smcs lu Itcrouw Very I'opular. BY BllllCE t'ATTOX , NKA Srrvlte Writer Of all the Russian leaders, Stalin should tc the easiest for Americans to understand. Uevoted body and soul to an Weal, he Is nevertheless a regular American political boss, transplanted t" Hussia. A he was something more than a placc-sceked, by adopting ting into elfccl practically the en- tlic program of the men he hud ovci thrown. Today he Is without a rival, and he has a machine thai should make Tmnmany weep for sheer envy; but he uses his power not, for his own ends, but lo further the ideals of communism as he understands them, and no nm can say what the outcome will be Thai, very sketchlly, is t!:e outline of the book. H is :i book tliu Hainia or a I'enrose could under- j helps one to understand, not onlj stand him instantly— and he could Stalin, bin the Russian rcvoluiioi Itself. I think you will like il vcrj mud), understand them. This Is the most Interesting assertion in "Stalin," a new bios-1 • • • raphy of the great Russian dicta- MYTHS OF T1IK SKA MADE tor, by Isauc Don Levine, which the INTO A F1NI-: NOVr.I, Cosmopolitan Hook Corporation Isj in "Fiddler's Green," Albert II olferlng at $3.50. It is a readable Wetjen has collected all of tlie an and well-constructed story of the cicni traditions and myths of sea and has incorporated them h a fanciful and bcaullfully-concelv life of the most powerful ruler on earth, and il should bo one of the most popular biographies of the j ed novel. year. j fiddler's Green was the I ill'. Lcvinc traces Stalin's vise j of ecu-going mythology; the sub from his boyhood in the Caucasus, |tcrraiiean isjnnd va!e of Aralon, t where he sludied— of all things— j which all good sailors went en thei for the priesthood. It did not take the young man long to discover that this was the wrong calling for him, however, and by the time he was in his twenties he was a thoroughgoing revolutionary agitator. He was arrested, imprisoned and exiled repeatedly, displaying a genius for escaping thai made him famous all over Russia; and before the World War came he was one of Lenin's most trusted advisors. During the revolution he was, with Trotsky, Lenin's chief reliance. He Immediately began to build his political machine. Trotsky and the others sought high places in the government; Stalin contented himself with a key posi in the Communist party ,and by the time I/o- nin died he had built up so strong a machine thai he was able to exile Trotsky and all of his ot!:cr rivals for power. Through all this he followed the tactics ol the oid-line machine pD'/ itician. But after he had made Ins triumph complete, lie sliowced tint I I he most welcome books of the I by Little, death, where there were no storm •uid no watches to stan:l and wher kindly providence recompense the staves of the rope lor the! lives oi toll. Mr. Wetjen takes a drowne sailor to Fiddler's Green uiul Ids us sec v.'hal it was like. He tells his tale with humor and imaginative insight; and, strangely cno'.igh, he makes it a story of real beauty and tenderness. There is something deeply moving in these traditions of the sea. Men whose lives vveie i'aid reached out, through these myths, for a better place beyond the horizon, as men of all callings and all ages have reached out; and Fiddler's Green belongs with the Eiysian Fields, and Avalcn. and Ulysses' place beyond the sunset, as a creation of the irrepressible bop that nothing seems able to kill. Mr. Wetjen has done his job superlatively well. "Fiddler's Green" will not, probably, be a best-seller; bul to many readers it will be one Emma. A NOTEWORTHY BOOK ON LOVE AND MAKKIAOK The spring season has brought to nibllcatlon n number of books on marriage. By all odds the best of ;hem Is "Ideal Marriage." by Dr. T. :I. Vun lie Velile, Issued by Covlcl, Frlcds al $1.50. Here Is ft" book lint discusses narrlagc from the viewpoint ol an Idealist, a firm believer in monogamy, who also happens to be n medical specialist. II is utterly frank, from cover to cover, and it is written with tenderness and a profound spiritual insight. Its wholesale dissemination would do more to cul the divorce rate and promote marilnl happiness than all llic exhortations from press and pulpit combined. And yet—consider the civilization In which we live! The censorship under which book stores tiuat op- c-rale, i while it permits the unimpeded' sale of suggestive novels for the prurient, looks askance al book like this. As n result, irmuj slores probably will not carry it at all, and others will keep it under the counter, to be sold only to old customers. If your own lx>ok slorc does no carry it, you can probably gel 1 through your doctor, But let me add that "Ideal Marriage" will sad ly disappoint those who are looking for disguised iwrnography. 1 is as "clean" a book as you will cvei read, and il is addressed to clvi lized adults from start to finish if you belong In that classiflcalloi you will find it an extremely valu able book. * * • A FEW RECENT BOOKS UIUEFI.Y .OUTLINED The following arc recent book that might interest you: "The Night Life of the Gods," b Thorne Smith IDoublcday, Doran $2.50). A scientist brings sundr Greek statues to life and marric a daughter of the "little people. Hilariously funny, and occasional ly somewhat shocking. • "The Impotent General," by Cbai Petit <Horace Liverighl, Inc.: $2: Another fanciful yarn by the an thor ol "The Son of the Orand Eunuch." 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