The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 18, 1939 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 18, 1939
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BLYTI1BVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE BLYTH5JVILLE COURIER NEWS TOT COURIER NEWS OO. , , ,,,H W, HAINES. Publisher J. QRAHAM SUDBURY, Editor *• -SAMUEL 'F.-NORRIS, Advertising Manager " Boh! National Advertising Representatives: Arkaniu Dailies. 1 Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit,-St. Louis..Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every : Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second cJass matter at the post- of(ice at Blyiheville, Artansju, under act of Contress. October 9, 1917. • Served by the United Press. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the City of Blytlievllle, 18<J per »eek or «5c per month. , • By mall,- within a radius" of 50 miles, $3.00 p«r year, $1,50 for six months, 15o for liirec months, by mail In postal zones two to six inclusive, V3.60 per year; In zones seven and eight f 10.00 per. payable in advance. 'Streamliners' And Public btlncAt It was somewhat refreshing to notice the interest shown in the streamlined engine that pulled a southbound Fiisco passenger train through Blythc- vjllc yesterday afternoon. It naturally brought back memories of the "good old dity.s" (the "food" 'highly.;debatable) to a number of residents who can still recall when llio . daily gathering of the village idle, and even the busy ones who could drop their tasks for the moment, awaited the arrival of the "iron horse.' Of course the puffing train in those days represented the only practical' method of tiuvel in and out of the town and also was a communication line for many were the talcs, some probably/ lacking in accuracy, . which found their way along down I he railroad line in various way's with the traveling salesman as a principal dispenser of news from other towns. Now in the day of paved highways, swift motor cars and even swifter airplanes the railroad is looked upon as simply a hauler of freight despite improvements that have added immensely to travel by rail, especially for long distances. So it is worthwhile to nole that the railroad still is definitely bidding ( n r its share of passenger traffic, that improvements such as Ibe "streamliner" viewed here yesterday by many ijirii, going a long ways toward keeping tl'ie railroads in step with the times and that the public maintains a healthy interest in such advancements. Why Steet Booms A direct clew to the reason why stuel production in the United Slates'climbs toward 90 per cent is contained in a study by the American Iron and Steel Institute. It is npt HO wuch that war materials arc being made for export as the fact that among Ihe chief slrel-ex'ijortinir countries have been England, Franco, Germany and Poland. None of these is at the moment in a positio lo export, much finished steel, Other countries, unable lo get it from their usual sources of supply, have been turning to tlie United States, for Belgium, Luxembourg, Sweden, Canada and Hungary, the other chief fiteel exporters, could not supply it all. Thus steel feels a "war boom" by indirection, but not necessarily one based directly on the arms traffic! Publication lo this column ot «ditorlalj from other newspapers doa not necessarily mean endorsement but ii an tcknowledgojeut ot ia- tertrt In the wbJecU discussed. A Good Word for Wade Tucker Wade Tucker, former sheriff of New Madrid County, who lias led a fight tar better conditions In llic cotton district of the state, recently Issued a statement showing wluU rmd been accomplished Die first yeor. He shows Hint 2 millions of dollars (lint formerly went Into excessive ginning, collon seed iiucl olhtr charges, this year went to.lho )!Co))lc w)>o make Ihe culloii crop with tlielr linnds, and gradually filtered 'through many'channels of business. We have no knowledge of all the fads nnd have no comment lo make en Mr. Tucker's activities other than one. From the beginning he declared that children hnve ; no place In the collon fields urn) demanded' conditions that would enable' the father and the grown brothers to make the croji without the a!0 of llic boys and girls of grade school age, In such n stand this newsnupcr wishes it were able to give Mr. Tucker anO others who hold the same opinion some inaterlnl )ifl|>, and "rlglil now, on the eve of (lie nnmial meeting of the Southeast Missouri Teachers Association, the friends of underprivileged children should'•nrlse to demand n conspicuous place on the program for a discussion of Mils vital subject. IMblic school teachers everywhere slug the prate of whnt Is knoivji «s the 1031 school law which provides an 8-months school cvcry- .where, which sets a (air wigc for the teachers, which sets certain standards for leather train- Ins, and provides for school transportation. Today thousands of children In. Missouri are cnr- iled lo school In \mstn, nnd In southeast Missouri [here are schools that have us many as eight buses, with very .tow schools having none. I3nt the 1031 school Inw makes no provision for (he resKHQ of the cotton children. Many schools this year again closed (i wuck:; so the children' could [lick cotton. Imagine uuic children, mostly those without shoes and sulli- clont clolhlng, turned out by the public schools to pick cotton! Such recognilion o[ the"barbarous [iiactlcc' is in a way nn approval of it. For. the public school leaders and teachers to permit this practice to be continued without vigorous protest may be construed as meaning that now that the teachers have come into belter conditions for themselves Ihcy have no lime to tiilnic of the physical welfare ol their ward.;. This much ci'cciii we can Give to Mv. Tucker without fear of liclni; •wrong. Ho lives at, Matthews and Ills children go lo the school there. There was no mention for cotton picking. No • ono ever mentioned the matter. 'If those children were forced Into Ihe fields to, pick collon 11 was after school or on Saturday. The public : school at Matthews by Its action repudiated the ; system'of closing the school so the lilt'lc children could be forced Into the cotton fields. And it ,ls reasonable lo predict that never again will I here be a cotton recess In the Matthews school, Probably other districts did the same thins. It Is certain Itmt other districts will not close next year ami gradually Ihe penal system, or the sweat-shop condition, or thu slave .system, or whatever one wishes lo call it, will disappear. Before the Anal fadcovit the public'school lenders and the teachers should go on record as being' against human 'slavery and child mistreatment In any' nnd every form, and this 'is the lime for them lo show their hands openly and vigorously. More power lo Wade Tucker in his elVorts 10 rescue children from the cotton fields. —Southeast Ml&soiiriRn (Cii|<e Glwdeou, no.) •SO THEY SAY I believe even today .thai thorc can only be real peace in Europe nnd throughout tile world If Germany and England come (o au understanding,—Adolf Hitler. t " * ' T ' Jf pence is really desired, n lasting pence, it wilt be necessary lo understand finally that the time has passed when territorial conquest* bring well-being to the conqueror.—Premier Edounrd Daladicr. I SIDE GLANCES •' .WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER" 18, 1933 by Galbrarth m •£~f I /•>? 1 iTO.'/)«i'.-W'//.n*- 1 i?i' *^ ! I £%•-•;•*•'•-'>»>• ;*/>«••"••/ It-' ••••'//• i! +"x&?A\-l • SERIAL STORY JOAN OF ARKANSAS SKi! \ y s KIA "I wouldn't rely lop much on your fulhei 1 lo help you will) your arithmetic. He hired n man to make out ln'» income tax." THIS CURIOUS WORLD ^7 IF AN ORDINARV COIN1 COULD BE HEATED TO THE TEMPERATURE OF= THE LIFE COULD NfOT EXIST WITHIN ARE THE FOLLOWING CALLED WHEN YOUN&... YKSTKUlMVi At 1lm ftunuim licuue, JULIH jiiei-U Tommy Pt-(rrK» nlfio from AHctiiiMUVi To mm y | <!!::>!* I (DUN JUT itlioul Jirr Iioinv, 1'iit »h c cvnilfi (jlm. "JuiinKoJir you mjBlil tic rdnteil to iiVertufii lUTiitly {fowu In* 1 ' CKAPTKH VH AFTER two weeks Joan knew she was going io like Tech a lot. Generally, there was a friendly atmosphere around Ihc place. She liked her classes—and there was Keith Rhodes. The night Tech beat Michigan State they double dated with Barney Hughes. When Kcilh called for for at the library a couple'-of nights later, and lliey stopped in ;it the Varsity, she i-acl equaled par. for the course—three dates with Kcilh Rhodes. She knew there would be more —many more. She could lell 'by Ibe way-he looked at her when he should have town talcing notes. He would slare until she would have (o nudge him and tell him lo slop. Tecli went on Ihc road for the third gome nnd steam-rollered over Slate Normal, -12-6, and she found licrsel' pancaked, very un- dignifiedly, on the floor of the Alpha Nil music room, hanging onto every word the radio announcer uttered. ft v/as Rhodes this and Rhodes Hint, and before the game ended Keith had scored twice and passed to Barney Hughes and Dan Webber for two more touchdowns. "First time in two years thai Webber lias scored . . ." tlie announcer said. . . . The team relumed Sunday noon iind Keith came over at 2. They wenl lo dinner downtown and although she would have liked lo ncccpl his idea of a show afterwards, she had io prepare a psychology experiment. They were back at the Alpha KM liouse by 8:30. And then white sitting in ilie car for a few moments he kissed her. No preliminaries of any kind. No indication of what was coming. One second she was silting, talking to' him. The next she was in bis arms. For a moment after he released her she was silent. Then: "I'm really surprised yon didn't try that sooner." "You're no more surprised than I urn," he said evenly, "i haven't quite the answer lo lhal one," « * * . TT was Elaine Cliesbro.who burst Into Joan's room in the middle ot the week, waving a copy of the university daily at her. '>Hey,' you're famous now, or somclhin'. Lislen to this piece in Hie Tech Tatiler." And reading ANSWKK: The y«uni> of wolves, mink, swans and elephants -ire- known respectively as pups, kits, cygnets and calves. • NEXT: Aninul emotion i Stunt Man, 21, Trains j For Flaming Wall Act • CLEVELAND, O. IUI>) — Waller , Kovnk. 21. left his home here hi become a screen star, became a • stuut man ihstend, aud retained to be drlvcn.n head first, through a flaming wall. Youg Kovak. wh: studied civil engineering before the hisirtonU: urge seif.ed him. has splintered his \\a_y through more flaming wiilts than he can remember. Before a demonstration, he skips Iw-f meals, ealo nothing tint, or- an?e juice anil mclba toast. ' ' Wearing r, fiber tniah helmet, he fastens hlmselt to the automobile's hood. hi;, feet in UIR driver's face and his head on the radiator ornament. In this p-'sltlon he Is driven nt a last clip through the \vnll. "Thu helmet always cracks, but £0 far the only injuries I've received have been broken legs, fractured arms nnd some rather severe flesh burns," Kovak said. aloud, "'Joan Johnson, Alpha Nu- coiiner with the ultra-cool disposition, needed just three weeks lo do what no other gal has been able to do in three years—land a fourth date with Keith Rhodes.'" Elaine looked up and sav; tiie slight frown on Joan's face. "What's the matter—no like?" "No like," Joan repeated. "Not that it'll scare Keith away, but— oil, I don't know exactly what I mean." Elaine looked her straight in the eye. "You mean you'll be a marked gal more than ever, now, don't you?" Joan nodded. "Something like that. And just between you 'n' me, I don't think I got of! to such a good start around the house." Elaine merely sjared at her hands, and didn't answer. Kay Granger and Bonnie Harris chorused a sarcastic "congratulations" at lier just before dinnev and she thanked them with a pseudo gvaciousness that was hard to miss. Carol Reid overheard and knew that something would have to be done.' Given a chance, the faint antagonism shown toward Joan by some o£ (he girls was liable to flare into open resentment. It was : warmer than'usual that night. Joan, deeply involved in some notes, glanced at the clock. It was. 10:45. She tossed an eraser at Marianne sprawled on the bed reading. "Hey, runt," she called, "howza- bottt calling up for some hamburgers and cokes. We can just about heat the '11 o'clock no- delivery deadline." "Best idea you've had tonight," was the answer, and she pattered down lo call the corner hainburg emporium. Joan dashed to answer the doorbell when iti-ong 15 minutes later. It was the delivery boy and coming up the steps behind him were three girls returning irom the library. "Hi, kids," greeted Joan as. she gave the boy some change. "Gel much done?" "Enough," Bonnie, Harris replied laconically, and then glancing at her wrist watch: "Rules just don't mean a thing lo some people," she remarked significantly. "Meaning what?" Joan's tone was sharp. ' . "I suppose you've never heard of (he 11 o'clock no-delivevy rule." "It's just 11,". Joan flfireaV./ . . "Tafce.'anolher. look,",Bonnie' returned tartly! "We lilt the library al 11. It's 20 after now." .,' "But ouv clock—" Joan began, and then stopped. It wouldn't do much good to argue. She fled upstairs, slammed the door and looked at Ihe clock. It was still 10:45. The clock had stopped. • ' ' ' "Take it easy," said Marianne. "What's up?" Joan told her and Marianne slammed down her book. i "They'll never believe us," said Marianne. "You're telling me." » * « CHE bumped into Carol Held next u morning !n front o£ Barnard Hall ut 10. "Just the person I wanted to see," Carol said. "What'vc you got this hour?" "Nothing, why?" "Well, I've an English class that's just dying to be cut. Let's sit down," She led Joan to a bench under a tree. "Marianne told me what happened last night, Joan, And I believe it." "Thanks—but they don'l." "No, they don'l. And that's why I want lo talk to you." "Go ahead—straight Iron) the shoulder." "Joan, I lliink I'm a pretty good judge of people, and regardless of the ideas shared by some of our dear sisters, I think you're aces. You're new—different, but I guess you're loo rich for some ot the dear sisters' blood—and I don'l mean financially." "Think I ought to move out?" Carol's eyes flashed. "Not on your life you won't. We need someone like you around the place. We've got the finest bunch o£ girls on campus, and I'm not being prejudiced—but some of-them just haven't got around fo accepting you as one of them. Kay Granger, Bonnie Harris, and a couple of others for instance. "So far," she continued frankly, "you haven't even begun to click; • with them." And then striking oft on a ne\v • tangent;. "One'of Ihe things they resent most is that they know so little about you. Oh, sure—we know you're originally from Ar- i kansas, that you went to -Northwestern for two years, and your home is out east somewhere. We never pry, so it you don't tell us other things we ncver-know." "If I told you any more about myself it would only make matters worse," said Joan in a strained voice. "It's bad enough that they regard me as such an individualist." , •.', . . ^.,. .; ,,....' "You wouldn't even care lo tell me?" . . • ' " ' "Some day," Joan promised. (To Be Continued) THE FAMILY DOCTOR Surgeons Seek New Cures for Infants Ctippled by Dislocated Hip at Birth OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams OUB BOARDING HOUSE with Major Hoople "-' ^ V t .-~-%=V <f£X <^r^- if^iKO^^fe •. tekf^ ELF, COBLV- I'LL SO. f/\AK6 A &RU&H dPaMcHER.... LOOK AE--1H' BUMCH WlLt . GIVE WE-Trf-LAUGH; 100. MO, WES-JUST RIDE. UP AM' DUMP THAT WOOD ALL OFF UViE Sob BEE" CjATHERIM' W3 FERIH'COOX.! •/?£> "•«• GOOD EVUN1MG, FLEeTFOOi' I ORDHRED THOS6 GROCERIES A i 8 A.M. AWD HERE IT IS 3-.3O-"- OlO V VOU COME AROUND BY WAY OF THE AND WAVE YOU GOT CHANGE FOR A $5O BILL.' iVUZ7. KOOPLE, f IIEVER 6£L-M A BILL BIG IT? ? > AP/F 6PUTT-TT.'? MID I AM A5 ' POV/HPO uSS TO THOUGH J li>l TUB HOLE OF 1 j , g~~T;~l 1 • , V. ^ ^j.) ] "T-^"'" ~ •-•_—- I [ps^J^V: &c;t; !^S'r|lf' 1\^^l'^^M ay on. zuoRieis i'rfllor, .lounral of the American | Medical Association, and of Ifygcin, the Health Magazine' When a- child is torn, the long none of its 'thigh, which ought to be in close 'relationship to tlie jones of the hip, is sometimes cut )f place. The heud of this long Ixuie. .vhlch is called the femur. Is a .'oimd cap which ought to fit perfectly into a socket In the 'large .one of ihe hip. Tlie possibility that these long xnes ccuiil be out of place has .een recognize;! for many centur- .e.s. Cases were described more ban 2300 years ago. Even then it was thought de- arable to keep the bones under n .jiill in- the 10115 direction to gel .he head back into Ihe place \vhcre il belong snd then to try |>y various means to force it to stay tiirrc. An Italian Mirgcon In 1860 described a procedure for manipulating the boner, to straighten out the dislocation. More attention WHS .oci:sf.d on (hi:, subject .when the Austrian surgeon, torcnz. came to America in 1001-02 to perform his manipulative procedure on n famous patient, be controlled. Records show a considerable number of cases that have been benefited by modern .rlhopcdlc science. Experts continue lo study these cases with a hope ot still further improvement In. techniC: that will enable mere persons who require UlLs work, nnd who oUiere'iftp. svoi'lrt pass through life greatly crippled, to obtain useful filnction- iug joints. Mind Your Manners Down Memory Lane Ten Yeras ASH Roland Wolfort was elected present of the Blythcvlllc Mazda jGrctto at u dinner mectlnc nt the iGofT Hotel Thursday evening. C. H. V/ilcon was elected vice •dimt H ml Jzzlc Thomas,.-secretary treasurer. . • • ' • Max Usrcy, Jr., son of Dr. iitxl Mrs. M. p. Usrey, was injured in an nuto 'accident, near Jojicsboro 'his afternoon, when his knee was wdly cut, and :his lace and leg , fractured. The car with several tissues to an approximately normal pi&ltloii. American orthopedic surgeons 1'lvt Years ,\£0 Articles ol. incorporation have necn 5ilcd al. the sccrptary 6r .Males office hi Little Reck by the Since (hat lime doctors here have been practicing gentle iviaiiip- ulation 01 ttie uoncs. They do not believe that the method is lie- qucutly\il in children over fcur years of age. The possibility of surreal op- .,.,. .„.„ „ ,„._. .„ .,„„„. crslions to control these conditions j coutt loday lhat Germany succeed- .stlll romnins. in .serious cases Ihc ed in buying nsiviii secrets, made surgeon cn» cpcn U:e joint. In n strenuous' cfTorts 'to m«l:e ecu- small percentage of CJIM-S whlcii Itflct-s in the On Pont vmd Bethlc- nre seen iciy clearly cwly In life hem firmament plants.mid ordered snd In v.-liich the abnormalities him to find out iiow many. Iroons OMalionw city. Okla., reprcscnt- Ins Hie new coi-poratloii al a bankruptcy tale hv Kansas- Clly. One Year Ajo New York: Ciicnlhcr Cuslnvc Rumrich, an oimy dcscrlcr who tnnied *.]>y, (old a Jurj' In federal Test your kir.wledge of correct social usage by -answering the following questions,' then checking agalast the authoritative answers below: , . 1. Should a person wh: has no telephone, give the number of a neighbor's phone to his' friends and tell them to call him there nhen- cvcr they want lo get m-l:uch with him? 2. Is it Important that even small things borrowed from a neighbor be returned? 3. If an RCcniainUuice ha's had a book of'ycurs lor n month, and another friend wants to read It, would , it be aj! right tg ask linn it he has ' unshed with'.'it?'. •1. If yo.u Iwrrcw a book, thould you, feel frse to lend it to another friend? 5. Should you turn dov:n a page in •« hcrfoTOl book? What would you do if— In a friend's homo you nee a best wller which you.would like to borrow. Would you— (a) Say .something like, "I haven't read lliat.ycl. Is it, good?" and il ha doesn't .say, "Tuko it along with you", let the matter' drop? (M:£ay, "Do. you mind if I b:r- rpw tha,l?" . (o Start'rcadlng it, .so that your' host ulll have to urge you lo take It with yen? Answers 1. No.'A; neighbor's phone could be used for an emergency-, but not us a regular thing. " 2. Yes.. . 3. Yes. .- -i. W'q. , ' ' 5. No. , Best ."What,-Would V:u Do" w>- hitibn—(a). l;~br lie would hate tu "No"—even ' tiiough another member ,of .the (anilly wants I. read il. .' • • . ; arc slight, gcullc munl|nilnllai\ can -brliiE about rctlcnUlon to normal. This is no work lor nu amutcur. H Involves some of the most hlgh- were stationed on the' AUantic seaboard. ' ' ' Inscct-s creatures survive where tthcr cannot. Unlike most ly expert training nnd practice other [onus of life, Insects go lliat Is known lo medical science. Iliroush no Ion? pcricda of help- Whwi Ihc ji.>int Is opened, the lets Infancy and old uve, and operation is uKu „ odious c'nc be- won- their .skeletons on the out- c'.ute of die M;< ol the jouii and tlcl?.of Uieir.bodiet. uhkh alfa'ds the amount of tistuc that lias Xo | them great protection. Elder's Frown Set Down . In Historical Survey iftiLKOSE, Mass. (UPi — When the Flat Unlvcrs-allst church was (•reeled in.1851, a deacon of another sect who' disapproved of tlie rstablishmcnt ot Vhe (ultli Itt Ihe cominunil.v: sto;d ut'Ihe. door ol thc'churcli unb ; Irowncd dov. n upon all entering the' edifice. Kecord ol the Incident was found by the W!>A historical rcarcK !>ur- vc'x In the" luipublished history of the church written by the Rev. Harold ilarslmll. making was not con- tldercd a. ; eralt, -until the end ct the 12lh. cciilujy.

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