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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 15, 1934
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COURIER NEWS mm oo, PU Mi Mitten MmttMf Arfcuuu Dtllle*, inc, Hew Vurt, St. Louli, PHI*. S»£M OiS. Every Es«pi 8000*7. Entered as second cltsi mitttr it the post office at B:ythevUI«, Ar- kaiuas, under »ct ol GantrWL October 9, 1917. Smca oy ihc Unlttd SUBSCRIPTION RATE! By carrier In the Clly 01 BIrtlic-MIle, I Be per week or W.SO per ytu In MT»n». n> mull within a radius of M rollM, »3.00 per yw. ll.&D (or <l* months, Me for three moalhi; by nmll In postal zones two to «lx, IneluclTe, Vi.SO |x-r year, lii zones seven and eifht, » per year, payable hi tdviuce. Despite Alt the Talk War I isn't Inevitable War talk has deluged the world (hiring the lust year in a rising flood. That fact in ilsolf is probably n greater factor in the possibility of war than any other thing. The professional observer, the political adventurer, the armament manu- fuclurcr, the proiwgandist, all these thrive on war talk, You would think, to rend their outiwurings, that there was no escape from another world war. It is jKirfectly true Unit war armament is greater than it wa.s before the World War. U is perfectly true .that the governments of states like Russia, Italy, France am! Germany consider it good policy to foment war talk because it helps lo unite their peoples politically. r.- " ' ' ' But underneath it all there is a' growing conviction on the part of the inarticulate millions that it is all needless, useless, that it must not be. And, further, that there is nothing to be gained by it. Because they speak for a growing number of people in every country in the world, the still small voices of a few who speak of peace and hope should get. a wider hearing than they do. For instance, Frank B. Kellogg, former secretary of state, now nearly 80, doesn't believe aUdl that war on a world scale must come. "I see no probability of a World War again," the co-author of the Kellogg-Rriand anti-war pact says. "Nations and peoples have come to their senses, and have not forgotten and will not soon forget the awful horror, misery, and beastliness of the last conflict, which still has the world prostrate . . . There luis been a lot of war scare talk, but we haven't war yet. • • • "1 came home from Europe a year ago to hear people predicting war within 30, GO or 30 days. There is no war yet .... Every year that passes without war brings the world closer to the ultimate goal—universal peace." Thomas Mann, distinguished German novelist, also believes war will not come inevitably. He believes its consequences are so unpredictable that even governments which rattle the sword freclv will h«sit»H long «nd gravely before going in. There is no use in sticking our heads in the sand, in kidding ourselves that war can be «o more. It can, and it may. But it is equally silly, and far more dangerous, to let go unchallenged the talk that it must come. The prophets of jwace deserve their hearing no le«8 than the prophets of war, that the people may decide which are the true prophets. —Bruce Cation. 8LYTHEV1LLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS OUT OUR Goal of Secession The observance of the birthday o( Jelfor- son iMvto this year WM murkril hy the UMIH! reminders that the ^Idlers o[ [lie f-onlh illd not fight in defense' of slavery, lint rather In defense of the right or their SIMM to wccdc. Tills Is (rue. but, Jt occurs to us that the question might easily arise In the mind ol tin unbiased listener as to why the southern slntra seceded. One msy grant the rlshl of secession, and yet not approve tlie net of secession itwlf. one 1 can Imagine sudi u listener nskliiK U they did not scccih; In order to preserve sluvery. Anrt unless one Is fiiinlliar with more American history tbnii Is usually lnuglit In the schools, one might nnd that nuestlon difiicuji,,,. ( . ; r „,,,,., ..-,, . ''..What w»« ':th* gbniKot'.Recefsion? Abolition of slnycry ^ within ([riisuAUrd Slalcs tvoiilil .,l'W'-.' 1 »w4l'«l'jWl'jiSlhUnviH to llic Constitution, which Involved^iic assent ot threc- fourths of the • Mates. Barely Iralf the slates voted for Lincoln, nnd much less than hiilf of the voters, "faeto was no Iminedlale danger ol abolition. Oir the other hand, such imes- llons as thai of'the rcliu'n of fiiflllvc slaves from northcrti stales and tlmi of the right of slave owners lo take their slaves Inlo the unorganized territories would be settled neainst the South by secession. Secession would bring Canada to the Ohio and the I'olomnc, so to six'**, and cltlrxius o[ the .southern states would lose all (heir rights in Hie unuriinnlzed territories ot ttie United Stales. Secession, therefore, would not help slavery. On the contrary It n-oiilrt proscribe It. Why then did tlie people, of the southcri. slates decide by siidi overwhelming nnijorille.s to secede from the Union? A clue to ,the i answer niiiy lie Iiuind by examining Die Constitution of the Confederate. States of America. In what particulars diet It, dlftcr from the Constitution of tlie United .States? The southern slates were hoc to write mi} 1 kind of a Constitution they wuutcd. What kind did they wrllc? The answer lo that nues- tlon ought to give a elite to the soal of secession. As a general statement it may be said that the goal Of secession was independence from the North. But independence for what purpose? What kind of n Constliuilon was provided tor the government over which Jefferson Davis presided? ', Well, aside from Immaterial changes, like the new preamble and the provision ot a single six-year term for the president, the Confederate Constitution contained only three provisions that were not In the Constitution of the United Stales. It prohibited (1) the levying of tariff duties to promote any one form of Industry — the -protective taiift. (2) tlie payment ot bounties, and (3) Federal appropriations for Internal improvements within ih e states. This is the iniquitous trinity from which the cotton and tobacco slates had suffered riiirini; thirty years prior to secession. South Carolina was ready to secede on account ot them' in 1832. 'Hie triumph or n narrowly sectional parly like that which elected Lincoln, meant that henceforth the opposition of the South to these things would be hopeless and futile. And the aftermath of the Civil War proved this appraisal to be correct. Secession would have freed the South from these handicaps to its prosperity-heavy government expenditures for bounties and internal Improvements, and a high tariff system lo raise Ihe revenue lor such expenditures. Secession failed, and so (he fight still remains. —Texas Weekly. SIDE GLANCES By George Park FRIDAY, JUNE 15, W\i ••~m- &ii#s>'- f^ 0 >, ^.feui !• M •*•"{,•*'•,'•'*• fa J=*;«*~tet %/jfiv«Sfaf ^A/r&^L^ > ^\i ifMM& CHURCH EXCUSES B; U*«. w. Bute.. Mother »y« that If j« could read and understand church history she would experience little [rouble in convincing him that lie is entirely wrong not only on the baptismal question but on »1! quet- tlons. she says that outside ol one of her former husbands 5 tve has never before met a person that could be wrong practically all tlie time. Mother k now meditating the question of church unity and says the matter of union Is a very filmplc one as all that neeed be done lo have a unilcd church is for all the other churches to unite with her church, she says that if she on bring this about she can see no reason why she would not become famous in one night or at least a few days. SJ» says that , Ihe dream of her youthful days was | to develop and be able to do something: that would direct the attention 0 [ almost the entire world to h?r and Ju:V as she thou^i she » p as about to realize this one ambition she became disillusioned as Ihe man turned out to be just another husband. When she gets thor- . oughly imbued with the Idea of UH| ity she expects to go out and talk ntwut it. She says there have been several women who became famous by telling things to the world. (Copyrighted.)' I THIS CURIOUS WORLD V. thai IbiThfa^"" alte " ti0n 1(> him: he ' S alwil >-» llk « Modern Medicine Gives Many Chance for Healthier Life rl«X-V h Vi"i,ti nr £1HI,"" I"' 0 "" " !im " S """ erandparentswho £-.5rcr«±r h — d - ! r "S™-" uver5Uie5 '" . . J . i »"h (he vitamins iinri with the BVDIt.MORRISnSltBF.IV [ "vcT bc-f(CT "bcXs "i mllril ' D "' Medical Absociathm. and rf'iiV-" I ^.iT, "!. ' l .. fc *' - B 5 nc . r i itlolls - Morc - you stop to consider the Ml that a child born today may controlling Uic- birth of the un- Harvard Museum Shows New Type of Skull HARVARD MUSEUM—14 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (UP)' -'-The Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology has on exhibition a skull behoved that ot a monster of a new type of triple-horned dinosaur The skull is about 58 Inches lone and 53 inches wide and was found by Erich M. schlaikjer, a teacher at tlie Brooklyn University, who at the time of his discovery was conducting field research for Harvard THE PEASANTS LIVE TO 66 MORE THAN ve>w. OLD ON DIETS CONSISTING MAINLY OF SCHJQ. MtLK. THAT HA? BEEN EXTRACTED ^...^ ™ OW THE EARTH WOOLO ^/WAKE ONLY A nfOV/VW CU&S BUT ff IS VA1UEO AT $ 3S.OOO. OOO. ( are hern Ca:iada... .Sepjitfilcd by temperature range ol 200 degrees. T: _ ls PhHnbire » modern accomplishment? We I'.ead), perhaps, roamed me lowlands of eastern Wyoming yherc it was found", more than 60.000.000 years ago: Student Traveled 14,268 Wes CALDWELI,, Ida. (UP) -Extracurricular activities were just as - . . During three years «f college, he l:as traveled 14,208 mites on debate lours, extension -„ _.. **\.uuiv, IUII1S. trips, and special studies. Caught in Blizzard COLORADO SPRINGS. Col. (UP)—Caught in a nun-May bllz Olaf the highway ne.-ir here,! Olsen suffered falal in-1 Juries when his car left the road. I He was blinded by snow on the windshield. row much has been accomplished y mcrtlcni science in the last cen- In facl, more progress has Iwen I" Hie last 50 years than has I ^wlll be w,de,v uppllea ,„ [IIC niseases like pernicious nncmla nnd diabetes, formerly considered nvnriably fain], arc now under con..-,„ „„ J*-UIA Lii«ii 111131 LIOI. By our knowledge nf thn enturhT 1 '' 1 "^ ^ " revious 50 ' sl! " uk '- wc mn >' regulate the s'zc '?' lll<! human being, the shape of his body, the speed of, his. living, and many of his functions. •'• Yet only a beginning has been made in U;e available knowledge. cftN'T MAKE rn / I'M OUTA W/ND, " RIGHT NOW/HE'LL \ BE IN THAT HOUSE \ LONG BEFORE I V klM G1T ^~ VOU'O BETTER MAKE ITf IF YOU EVER LEAVE A BLACK.CAT CROSS IKJ PROTTA YOU, YOU'RE DOME PER? YOU'LL. NEVER HftVE NOLUCk. Bv Williams •*&*-- BORM THJBtTV YEARS TOO SOON, Yet there remain many diabases ' sli-ike Into the hearts of men he fear of pain, disease, and death. It is but 16 years since Influenza «'cpt Ihe world ami desolated many couimunitles. It is only a ye ar iincc epidemic encephalitis struck error to the people of a jjrent-'clty rjlsensc.q |ij ; e mncblc dysentery nee liniilcd to the tropics, are now "en in tile temperate zone. • • * The advances of civilization bring hem new disease haznrds, from and accidents. Cancer the lost dread disease, has come to be considered the natural end of - for the agecl_i| s calw „,„, 5|)o . : methods of treatment not yet ctermined. The prediction Hint ninny ol hese diseases will be eliminated •s more ihan justified by th" Peed of modern research Physics, chemistry, engineering and ether <™,,r~., are ns m||ch ^ r ,i«, -11 '^ muLii re- simnsiWc for some of the tremendous achievements of medicine as arc laboratory investigator.; and !iysiciaiK ni the bedside. The microscope and the x-rav ""• "»•••• extended the po«er of vlsinn. Electrical apparatus has niadc (t |»sslb!c to test accnutelv the functions ol the heart ad the nervous syslem. Tlie purpose of mcdichi" i, lo make healthier and more efficient human beings. The average Cs «»d girls entering .«,ircr S Ki, s w- nay arc two Inches taller and welch sc\en to ten imuncts more than did ANNOUNCEMENTS .. T1 ] c Conner Ne*s has been »u- thoriKd to announct tlie folloxlni Kct Ca to' 1181 " f - r t ' 1 ' b11C Ofllcc ' sut> ~ IICCI.V Uf.HfTOOAV Iin.V.V.l (iAUKIEL, rlrc.p v ,w- fiirmfr. lr.ll. trom Ike lrauc» »•< l» I»>rr4. T» r >***r krr pnrlnrr. MAUtLlNE 9 I D D A 1« l)u».n tor. I. HiHrlliit-. k»te !• rrv«pfrn,t. frttnttlff it fee ifcr mhrr Klrl. she )• anhmiHr4 or I1i« nkcn IIM.L . 9IIIDAL. Mnlrlln her fo mitrry hl nemy. AMOJ SIIIDAT, Tie Editor's Letter Box Through the Needle no Hie editor:! As t wc things,'there is a small muiibfj- ot men in ti lc u m - tert Stales that iioiil a needle, through he eye of which all the hi.slnc.w transactions of this country must We have orgiiniuttlons, appointed "V them to transact lliis business. Oill iap has accidentally tcarnc-d to read and write. Also has been «aked up from his | OIlg s i cei , by a scries of calamities. I During onr drouth in 1930 the tanners of Nebraska. Iowa and he Dakotas smt us focxl anil feed b> the carload, which did not en through the eye of Die needle Now! uin Y;1 p is sending vegetables and feed to the drouth stricken states of llic North, and that u, not goinj through the eye of the needle. S-a-y! Lets do away with the' needle. ' i Let's every man in Mississippi County give a bushel of vegetable- 1 to those people. Let our Uncle pay the freight. ' If Uncle has not col the cash he can qh- e (h c railroads credit on what they owe him Simon c For Keprrscnlative IVY W. CRAWFORD For County JvSft ZAL B. HARUISON GEORGE W. BARHAM For Mtmbtr of Cenrrrss CLINTON L. CALDWEH, For sheriff and Colltctor CLARENCE U. \V1LSON For Re-election for Second Tens »V Cosntr Trennrcr JOE S. DILLAHUNTY ROLAND OREEN for Circuit Court Clerk "UOH CHA.IQ ADDISON SMITjf R. B. (SKZE7T) STOUT For Coonljr Court cifrk _F"ED FLE1TMAN For Re-EKctlon lor 3nd T«nD For Awestor R- L. (BILIA-^ OAIUES «. 0. (IKK) HUDSON For Constable oj Chiciiaawbj Toirtuhlp JACK ROBSRT8OM KlRtit-l.r KK ed Calf Bom I-LUSHING. Ohio <UP) _ An elBht-lcpficd calf was tarn on the farm of David Vnnoiircn Van- onrcn Is having mounted the freak dead at birth. to the .Union,. --Madame Er- riesLlne Schumann Hemk born, at al Assembly reacts PfopositiorC^Tv:- store 9, legitimate "ntonanJxy. •xarrlt* CON DAVM1. tkr umlm*l trnlvvt. U klllr4. C«v kn««TH «f IVrnii«*p rirrvpllpn aad 4rrldp« to hlnckmnll lirr. Me r.mrn in ihr n ^MTVy low* flatf DAHIIJI arstftm to mm aim. Hr«. riamrr Irnrna "I ial. and .tnda Bill «n n>n.- rn«n.. inter. \Vi(. llonn. rrnclir« home aflpr Mc-ctin^r iron nrlEabcr'a. Hill k»n> >b<- kn* not. ' ><•»! Mainlnc kr E r>r« I* ,r, CUB rra* «»oi»« him far rrrllflrntr OT Mia wnrrln^f lo MndHlnr. Hill Ihlaki all nlfe kn. rDmnlttrd NOW OO OS WITH Till: STOR* CHAPTER XL!V rjONNA awakened with a feeling of Impending disaster. For a few minutes slie lay on the couch, conscious only of a crushing sensation and n bewilderment that sbe slioulJ not b« In her own bed. H was Btill dark and deathly nuiet. Th» wind had ceased to moan through the trees acd the whci snow to flutter against the win- Iwbsled dows. In the stillness sbe missed sointflilns — tlie audible brc.itbin; of her husband. but Thai frishtencd her and she slid from the conch and went Into the liedronm. Hill was gone but the bed had lieeti slept in am! Dill's work clothes were missing, she looked nt the clock and saw tiiat it was almost si*. !I 0 must be outside, attending to (he cattle. While slie was rtrcsslnG there was a knock at Ilia door. "It's ri|r Mis.-. I'erkina. Arc you an-nke, Mr. [ rt .i Sidrtnl?" • ' Donna openM (lie door. "My CHE bent over ttss old m!ln | ooe enough to whisper his name and to realize that it was useless to 117 to get him to speak. Then sbe wrapped a heavy shawl about herself and ran out o[ tba house lowarcls the barn. She called Bill's name several times but- received no answer. The path,,cut through Ibo drifts, aud the cows, munching peacefully In their ctalla. Informed her that Bill had completed his chores though he was no place to be seen. Bewildered, anxious, Eiie returned to the house. In the kitchen Minnie, was getting breakfast. "Miss Perkins asked t should make her some coffee. Grandpa SldUal is worse," she said. "Yes. Has my husband come in?" "No. And there's no mflk. He- must be milking the cows." "jN'n, he isn't. Give me some coffee, Minnie. I'm going after Dr. Pleaso gel u»" s-i Freeman. My somewhere on hatband must the farm but can't wait for him." She swallowed the coffee so hot it burned her throat but she did not feel tlie nain. Her tnaiigliis were leaping from ouc tragic event to another. It was ominous that Dill was not to be found. When she discovered dial the bsled wao gone she was siuuncd. Bill must have gone to town before G o'clock. That coulil mean you. H«'o Donna moved frjoi i or cilir"-- walked unsteadily to fai vrinSoT/ and pressed her faco aenlEat Jt Grief over losing tbe kiijfet, ic="- est friend clja bad cror kco-^a banished thoughta ot E:!J ^e future. Her sense of!?-; c v l"/^. ated everjtbing else. " ^" • • • ^ LONG time she stood fhero, seeiae nothing, too deeply moved for tears. She knew when Dr. Freeman arrived but she did not answer when he said, "I'm BO sorry. Madeline, though there was nothing I could have dono if I'd been liera You have the consols. tion.lhat he Buffered no pain antt that his death was a quiet, peaceful going to sleep." Sleep. A long, long sleep. Donna thought of Amos Siddal's hcamlliil confidence that he would Join hi; loved ones on the awakening, (la knew now what she had done. knew tbe guilt sho suffered, bin he could <lo nolhing to help her. Suddenly great wracking sob; tore HI her slim body. Sbe tried to stifle them, but ibey escaped. When Miss Perkins again put her arm about the girl ami led her from the room sbe made no pro. test. "Take this, dear." the nurse whispered ami put a glass to he- lips. one tiling—lie had learned of j Donna lay flown on Ilie . -- «• J ~"..<in mv UUWI1 OH IJIC: her rnee ins will, Con Uaviu! j room sofa. The floor rocked Standing (here in the snow, sbe . hnshnnd lias gone out," she eaid. "Wliat la It!" "Your Eranilfather h breathing strangely. T't rmiso him. I , wrung her hniiils and sobbed bit. IcrV. Uut it was only .1 fliort lime before she regained control of herself. Dr. Vrccmrm must be telephoned again. • • • rjO.\'X..\ wiped her w/>i checks with a fold of Ilie slia-.vl nnrt ran back lo tliR bofi?c. ",Mr. Sirt- has gone lo town." s| lc said breathlessly. no ran ilo 1? ask (lie doctor In come In Ills car How Is Ornmlfalher?' Miss Perkins "No better." shook bcr Iicnd. Donna kuell beside Hie berl. rest- tlilnk we had better scad for the |D S lier coW chcefc agaiiisi the doctor."' "Tclepliono liim," Donna \ald Tim a catch in her throat. "I'll dress as quickly as I can. Mr. Siddal must b« out in tho stables. I'll tee If I can find him." williered o:ie. "Urandpa. can hear me? You now when we musin'l are in you leave us so much . her. She seemed to l« floating In the air. Her lids ilrnoncil and fl-e slept. Sbe heard a mumble n! vnirr=. At first Uiey seemed far nwny Then Ehc opcnott her ryes. Throu-'li .1 hazy veil sbe pkkcrt out lin-rj figures standing in tli? iloorwn-. A woman und two nn-n. The wom.n' wore .1 while uniform and I IIP i- ( were In overcoals. One r-;-» »:,t a dark raccoon nnd them %v;i= ,-, «p on Ihe man's head. im.<h«d f :r back from thirk thrk hn:r. Hill had a racroon coal and n cap like that. r,m Hill |, nl | w -\was 5,, 1r ,,||.,.. iellln s him in.,; aw.iy. No — Uierc. They were Oraadfatlier "We (ried Perkins said, "bul iheie de.i;l. to nud you." trouble. I nceil you: You'll never inc Mint ronUi i, ss:. •cCir w c % ! v i -«-T f--»''•• She left the door open and she £™ *"' """ '"^'vc me b«« you I bo,, 4^^' °" ™ e *'" ^• ll i!..T-_ s ^ rto - '."« taL«.nV'-? n n?- .^.Sit ~" e ' UrMd a "' i "»"«' •' H« stairs, beard her voice as ,h* called for Dr. Freeman. Miss Terklns was back in Ihe sick room when l)onn> reached lie lower floor. "! g c i Or. Freeman on the phono," sho whispered, "bul it will take him sn hour to get " here. weren't wicked, coward—nfraiil ol Bill 1 was Just -- hurling you and nnri losing Ihe only love I have ever known! Oh! Grandfather, you imisln't die! Not up. I can eiplaiii cverilhins. Not " you rto the right thins by til until lf -- ----. w t,ci umu >oi He (nodding toward tie Bill and uutll I kn'otr you "for— figure on th« bed) "Is give me!" just the earn* coma to me." it — lonkq nir« • " r« j i. t her hand asklnst . the Sbe thoujhl sbe san- his eyelid? flutter, and continued murmuring words of love aad contrition. T«arE bert la ' " «,«"»"'llng lips w inst the shheled « n aew OHM. unconscious that the curst mow) returntd. tS SJ'6* — There was haired „. „„ . >el _. a bitter, scathing scorn that scemc-l ID penolrale throu s i] ]i er »n<1 sear tiiais s:ie • lirank back, coverln; her "•'lib her hands, lint i,r r iinn^l- could not blind her to the cxprc<- sloa on bis tac'.. "Leave v= aioue," he €1 j,i cr u ; -[ 1 to Hie others. Then he crossed to Mis sou "1 know lmll .- he 5a(() I know oil snottt Coa Sbe could ool look "Yes." hlni. "^ou know It's ib£ cad tween us?" "Yes, J icoox it.« "Aittr tbe fa^srsl III ba ting oin." . . .(To U: ConiinuerJ) 4

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