PAGEPOUB BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS • THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W, HAINES, Publisher "•<, J. GRAHAM SUDBDBY, Editor ' ,/AMUEI/ K. MORRIS, Advertising Manager Solo National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dailies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit;- St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City. Memphis, . Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday . Entered! ns-second" class matter at the post- office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act ol Con- October 9, 1917, Smed by the United Press. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City of Blytheville. 150 per week, or (Be per month. By mail, within a ladliis of 50 miles. $3.00 per year, 11.50 for six montlu, ?5c for three mouths, by mail in postal zones two to six illusive, $G.50 per year; In zones seven and cljht, tW.OO per. payable In advance. America Is Si'en Through' N<>w E')cs "When I die, I will tell Ibfi dead about il." ', '" H was an incredulous, liiippy old lady > speaking—and she was talking aljout -America. She had liecn brought from 'her village home in Romania by lier son, who had lived in the United States fov some time. It was her first visit to this country. The things she saw and marveled at when she readied Ihis shore were the (hings' most citizens see every day. They were little things, most of them —but all integral parts of a land that is slil! comparatively rich and free. On a drive through (he country,, she wits struck by the dairy herds 011 American farms—the unbelievable she of the full 1 udders. Cows are not so productive in her homeland. To this little lady, America is the ' most remarkable place in the world. She couldn't (jet over the fact that .she could travel for several hundreds of miles, across slate lines, without once showing a passport. How oflon do the citizen.!* of this .country stop to think what that means? Americans > travel thousands of miles across the continent without ouco being stopped for identification, unless they run afoul (he traffic'.regulations 'somewhere. Americans don't stop often enough to count their blessings.-. They accept all the details of their lives as part of their hc-litage. Yes, they are. j'wrt of ' American heritage—automobiles, telephones, electric lights, radio, healthy cattle, freSdom of interstate passage, opportunity to become successful. They belong to America, and the citizens here have become used to them. They have become so much u part of the general acceptance of things that no one ever stops to reflect ov x cr Ihcm. "What about the houses? — there aren't any fences around them. And where do the watchdogs stay?" Leaving houses unprotected while their owners slept .seemed to her like oveiv reliance on the virtue of humanity. She is learning now that houses don't- get robbed in this country—most houses don't, at least. • / It might do a lot of people some good to shut their eyes for a moment and open them again—on a new America, a country they never saw before because they were loo close to it. Count your blessings, the little ones as well as (he big ones-. They belong to American life today, but they didn't always. They had to be fought for. .The little old lady from Romania knows all about these blessings, and perhaps she will teach a few'veteran Americans a thing or two before she "tells the dead about it." Trdcding Sabotage of of ' No one will blame the citizens this country for being suspicious possible sabotage while a Avar is in progress abroad. JSyevy rumor of destruction by. enemies of the government should be checked by the proper authorities. Such vigilance can, however, be carried too far, It can breed, within the breasts of factory workers, groundless suspicions concerning their i'cllow-em- ployes. .Unchecked, such an attitude on the part of American workers can cause untold distress to perfectly good citizens whose only fault may be that they have a German name or a slight foreign accent. So far, there have been numerous rumors of sabotage; there has been almost no evidence. If foreign agents in this country we're as abundant as the rei'orLs would imlica'te, American factories already would lie reduced to shambles. 'MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1939 SIDE GLANCES by Gafbrarth Publication In this column of editorials from other newspapers docs not necessarily mean endorsement but Is au ackno\vlcd£fM;il ol interest In (he subjects discussed. The Best Conditions for ihe Tenant When about one-third of Arknnsns's tenant runners move every year there arc bound to bo .losses arising trom Hie same general causes lliai make business and Industry seek to keep innor turnover down, As a remedy far the present turnover of 33 1-3 per cent a ycnv on Arkiui- sns's tcnnril-opcrntcd'farms, Assistant Kxlension Director H. E. Thompson suggests long or ovi'n permanent tenure for tenants, (jiving .them an Incentive'to conserve niwi build >np Hie soil nnti improve Die buildings and other fixtures. " In most discussions of this problem of sldtil- llzlng rural lite in Arkansas and the South generally, the cmphnsis lins bo.cn laid on making a farm-owner of the tenant. Sometimes it- seems almost lo be nssunicd-.lhni placing tenants on land of their own Is the only remedy—that tenancy ns contrasted with land ownership ip in and of Itr.clf an evil. Yet no such ntUtude is taken with respect to oilier callings by whlcli men earn their bl'ciul. Most people work m other peoples' stores or offices.or factories, and ol nil the families in the United States more than half live In houses owned by oilier people. Undesirable tenancy conditions are not Inevitably produced by tenancy «s such. It. seems that progress toward betterment ot human and social anil economic conditions might follow two lines. Tenants who appeared to have It In them to succeed as farm-owners mlght--bc helped lo acquire land of their own, wluls otherwise desirable tenants, not so well" fitted lor succf.ssfiil ownership, or perhaps not desiring Its responsibility, might .bo assumed of long-term or permanent tenure to the mutual advantage of themselves mid their landlords. A tenant^ who knew that if he made-good he could work his holding lop the rest of Ills life would be an owner 'In everything but nninr. As a matter ol fnct such stable tenant-landlord relationships already 'are numerous In Arkansas. Many »'. landowner keeps Hie smnc tenants year nlicr year because endi knows lie can depend on tlic other and both sides nre satisfied. —Arkansas Uaroltc. V _^ _ COPR, mgBYHEHSEfwCC.IKC. T. M. REG. U. S, PXT Off . /D-JO • SERIAL STORY JOAN OF ARKANSAS BYJERRYBRONDFI6LD corrmeHT, i£J». HEA SERVICE, inti "Look ! Here's a cheerful lillle item on (lie front page- wonder how that got in there?" TKSTEmiWi Jo:m flic* ti\»t tu life Eii-r lilllicr, Icllx him of Kellli mid Hun, She Isn't nuie. Her fnlliur Miri'tlsCK lirr by t«lU ins lice he ban fjuu^M ti jiattcry liliml— llic BiiiiiL' nrro llnii In 1C nil* tu M'orU for ntlcr Krudimllou. CHAPTER XVII A LOOK ot surprise spread over •"• J. G. Johnson's face. "Well now, if (hat doesn't beat all for coincidence! So this boy Webber goes into (he plant wlicn he graduates, c)>? Who promised him the job? What's he going to do? Is he bright?" She shoolc her head in despair. It was always dillicult to answer when Jie machine-gunned questions at her. "You've got mo, Pops. Only once did iie confide in me . . . snid lie had worked in » pottery in his home town ;md that his old boss had recommended him lo ihe Acme superintendent, or something like (hat." He chewed his cigar vigorously, "h'minm—and lie doesn't like you, docs he?" She clutched his hand. "Pops, you're not going lo—1 mean, just because he doesn't like me, you're not . . .?" "Lord, no, child. I couldn't be thai mean. 'Just thinking what hs'Il do when, ho' finds out "who his new employer is. Prelty sensible boy, from what,you say, though." He look her band again. "Come on, now, tell me more about you. The sorority . . . the girls left so now they piled her with questions from all sides. "What, was the big idea?" Slaine wanted to know. "What was so important that you had to " ' • fly? Carol lomatic.. "I hope nothing was wrong at home," she said. "Nope— nothing' wrong at all. Everything's fine," she told them )ttcr she had unpacked and sprawled into a chair. "Just waited to see Dad for awhile. i'e's all alone you know, and so sy most ot the lime. I wanted get there as quickly as possible, so I (lew. Simple enough, THiS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson A WORLD WAR WAS NOT -AN UMTIL- HE HAD BROU&HT COM. is« ov sen SERVICE- IMX r. M. ate. g. s. FAT. OFF. A CORD OF HARP AAAPL.E, C!AK, BEECH, XXSH OR. EQUAU TO OBJECT THAT ANSWER: Fourteen. Cork is composed of such structures— U-sidcd cells—in its natural state. do they like you? you like them? What'vc you told 'em about yourself?" She told him Ilia whole story, irom the time she first got off ihe train until she caught the plane lor New .York. "But 1 think they like me much more now. Y'know Pops, I'm 'glad you insisted on me going to a big co-cd school instead of some Jlouncy Miss Somebody- or-other's seminary. I'm learning to know people . . . and hov. to get along with them. H'.* something I missed when I was running around like mad a couple of, years ago." She pulled out the end of his necktie and toyed with it. "And ail I've told the kids about you is that you're a big hardware dealer." "Hardware — haw! Still, you're right at (hat, aren't you? We do h,-ive a hardware, business some- svhero along the line." <i * * went shopping and took Juquesne. Tiie line, led by Marty "allafihcr and Joe Donchek, ripped japing holes In the Duqucsne ! orward wall and Keith and Johnny White rambled through at was a little more dip- It WR§ simple enough, Marianne agreed as they prepared for bed, but Keilli had seemed rather peeved when he came over and discovered she had left without calling him. "Oh, he'll get over il," Joan prophesied. "Anything happen ol real importance?" "So Keith isn't of real importance—unquote. Joan heaved a pillow at her. "That isn't what I mean, squirt, and you know it. C'mon, give out with some choice gossir* Or even plain news if that's all you have at the moment." ' Marianne grinned. "Well, then, reading from left to right respectively, I flunked my economics mid-term; Eddie Larson finally planted his pin on Bonnie Harris mid Dan Webber is definitely out of the Duquesne game Saturday. How's that?" "Terrible. I knew you'd bust that exam. I also knew thai pin planting ceremony was due and 1 noticed on the sports pages that Dan would be out/' -"So you're reading the sports pages lately, eh? What're yol doing—clipping Keith's pictxirei for the family album?" S 6 r "T-TOWDY, stranger," Keill greeted in hisioi.v nex: morning. "I see you finally decided to drop in on us again JVh.cn did you get in?" vill. But it was a Pitt scout, high up in the press box, who summed ".ip the situation to an assistant •"Twenty- to nothing is good enough but they didn't have that xing-bang' power on those tandem ormalions and short-side bucks. They're positively murderous when that guy Webber is in there clearing them out. I know, because I've been scouting them all year." •» The assistant nodded. "Yeah— ' I and he's on the mend for us." <1 »' * • J fOAN looked forward to seeing '| J Keith (hat night. She was feel- \ ing more at euse now that eha 1 fold her father a!! about him. Especially since there had been; no parental objections. Good old ', Pops sure was a swell guy, • , letting her chart her own course. •, But he was smart that way. -He; I knew she'd arrive at her deci- I sion quicker that way. ' She put on a two-piece wine- colored velvet with while piciue. She read the admiration in hisf eyes when ..Keith looked at her. "Pretty slick tonight. And what ; do you feel like doing?" "Oh — anything at all should be nice," she sard as he helped her J on wilh her coat. ; "Okay, then . . . it's a beauli- j ful night out. Let's . just go for a long, long ride. Later on we can come back into town lor a bite ot something or other." "Sounds swell. Best thing you could have thought of." They drove down the river road.i* Ho stopped the ear at the dam, ] switched off the lights and turned j on the radio. They broke- in on J Tommy Dorsey's theme song. ". . . I'm getting . . . sen- j timenlal . . . over you. . . ."j He thought it very amxjpos. i But hn said: "Beautiful nigiii, 'I isn't it?" "Umm — hmm." "And I know something still il more beautiful," he said softly. -.1 Late last night." "Thanks for-calling." "Honest, Keith, I was going to!Then ho tilted her chin in his;! but it was much loo late," (hand and searched her face forJ in a couple of shows before she boarded (lie return plane. She got b;i<* Thursday night, valliei late. She hadn't given the girls much of. a chance lie-tore she "Considerate of you, anyway, to think of ihe hour." She turned to Dan. "How's the hand? Sorry you'll be out of the game Saturday." She sounded sincere and she was. He held it up tor inspection. "If I had my way I'd: bejjplaying, but Slocum won't lake a chance. But I guess (Jicy can get along without me for once, hey Keith?" To a certain degree, lie was right Tech had too much for the expression he sought, tic leaned down and kissed her. She snuggled against his shoulder. ."Joan," ho whispered. "I'vO'-l just got to' tell you this . . . I J love you." He framed her iacejl wilh his two hands. "I've never |f said lliat to a. girl before,, believe 31 me, I haven't . and I mean il it when,I say it no'w.-^'Joan do yoir thinlc 'yoif-tbiild tell mej something like that . . .?" . I (To Be Continued) | THE FAMILY DOCTOR T. •» **& M. •. M>T. «•* Regular Functions Should Cause No Distress to Woman of Today Al Fresco Carmen 11 NEXT; How mnnj- bones in yo'ur spinal column? They Disdain Co-Eds But Not Definitely II is iicceptcd by everybody In England ant! France that the United States will not send nn expeditionary force across thb ocean under any circumstances— Hugh Gibson, former U. S. nm- tjassiKtor to Belgium. Other were: things they objected to BY DU. aiOIUUS FISH BE IN Hilitor, .loitrnal of the American Medical Association, and of Iiygdn, the llRalth Magazine In past generatkns ninny girls .ml young' women were incnpnci- atcil for periods varying from nree days lo u week each niontn n connection with the functions nat are a part of the life of every (Onnal \voinan. Discomfort in the lower part cf NEW ORLEANS (UP)— Ccllcge J men (it Loyola University prefer j their cdvicallon without co-eds, but ; admit- that the girls tire "a neces- Isnry evil." t The Loyola Maroon, student publication, said most ol the men polled complained tiboiu girls making n lot of u:tsc and generally i taking tlicfr minds olT ilicir work. 1 gulp/' heels and general falsetto foolish- I ness "desecrating the -sanctity of study luvlls." correct, mental altitude is sufficient to make' the cycle uneventful In the vast majority O f cases. OUT OUR WAY J. R. Williams OUR BOARDING HOUSE with Major Eoople CLANCY THE COP TELLS ME YOU'RE GOING TO WRESTLE )^~ MELEE YOU WITNESSED MUST . GUY FOR K CHARITY N3 Bt£M -STAGED IN THB- GAY NINETIES/ THE OWLS CLUB-—TOE J\ rUs'TOc UOLO VJEMT OUT OF STYLe HIPPODROME OP THAT \Y vyvrH tooisa WAY. ALCOTT-«~-<• £ I 6<W, OMf£ OVC GOT HOLD K IMOOEMTM.W, UfcS YOUR COUS>M j B£EU i\BLE TO OBTAIN PASSES FOR ( VOL) TO &MY OP THE WE^'-l N "WAV OOWM E:\=>T" OR "UMCLE CA3\U STREET S'PICIOMS ME OF SOAPIM' HER WIMOOWS, CUZ. SHE GWE WH A N\STV UOW. WHILE SHE WAS CLfeAMIM' 'EM WOMAN 10 ASSOCIATE 3U WITH & IW AMV VV* OF THE OTHER'S HOOF ANO TWEY 1<X LtKE B<?ASS STATUES TILL THE LAST PAYIW& 9AP m '•<-«^s? EOKN , ae abdomen, pains in the thighs, Lip rouge on the drinking foun- nrt „ gcnoi - a! sensc of pressure arc (mil. incessant racket of high J ot infrequent during smh pc- iods. Whenever puiu is severe, nougli lo interfere wllh. normal outinc n phj-sician should be con- .ullcd. Frequently, mental f(\ctors .re responsible, especially among ,ii'ls who lu:vc received inadequate rtpnrntiai for the role of va- -lauhoflil. When the pain is not severe, the isc of mtl;l closer of ordinary sccta- .ives Is .frequently- helpful. Yoiiiig women often luqulrc \yhcllier they mny exercise iininc- jiatcly before, during or right. :ftcr their regular functions. Most 'physicians ijclieve that strenuoics jXcrcLse 1.5 to Ue avoided nt sucli lines, tut lunnal activities need .iol- lie curtailed. In some instances it- has been observed IVml strenuous exercise at such limes is. followed Inter by painful periods. Mind Your Manners Test your knoivlciige of correct social usage by answering the fo'l- questions, then checking the authoritative answers TSed°froin ™" I a ™-ds »mr iST Vus" trailed^ntsnS?/ m"»n (iown „ clrtnk nt a slngli Fliysicinns n rc .sometimes : nskcd whether it is safe for a girl to cake. a tub Iwtti or even to co jWiinmiiiB at such times. Mnny ftonicn have tried the experiment without harmful, results but In general'H Is not consiacrbd ail-' visalilc tc take a lub bath for _al least the first two *cii»ys of the cycle. -All sort,? of medicines are ,solti to women to relieve difficulties in connection with the periods. Most doctors believe that .the use oC simple \raiu relieving <lrugs Is -not harmful. But nil do'ctcrs naturally condemn the use . of linull-formlng drugs. W'y.s.klot.is iilso v.-am of the dangers that mny lie in taking remedies containing Eu-ilicnyrm.0 ov pyramldou without atleiitints control. Too many cases liare boon reported in which wcincn. wno used Mich drugs without medical direction l«ul difficulty with the formation of the. white blond cells. The practice of hygiene,' Including plenty ol vest, hot drinks, the , use of hot water bottle and » lowing ngMnst below: 1. \A'liat is the most, important rule to remember when introducing a mnn tmrt a vomrmV 2. Should a woman apologize if she shakes hands with her glove's on? 3. Should a man remove his right glove ' before shaking hands with a woman? 1. Would it be just as well for him lo tay, "Pardon my glove" as to remove it? 0. fs "Pardon me" r.r "t beg your pardon" tlic correct term? What would you do if— Von walk In front of another person. Would you say — la) Excuse me, please? (b) Pardon? ' . Answers. / 1- To present the mon to t(i^ w: man— that is, speak the v>'oman'B natnn first. ' 2- No. 3. Yes, ' . ' . 4. No! ' ' 5. I beg your pardon. Best "Whnk Would Ycil Do" - solution— la). • Meinoiy Lane Ten Years Ago Akron, o.. Two huge dirigibles, the largest In Hie wcrld, are !to be conMniclcfl and placed in operation between Southern California «nci (he Philippines in 1033 by the P.irifle Zeppelin .company. Mississippi county had ginned 51.554 bales of cpllou prior lo October 18 of 'this year. I ivc Years Ago Moscow: The first known,-Instance of revlv.il of a hiiumu being "ncltmily. dead'' was reported by ll;p Ccnirsl Jnslilnlc of'Blood Ti-ansriiblon", which hfis conducted numerous experiments m vcvtv- ins animals, claimed H hurt recently restored life for two ntiu- ^ Halves "of a broken china saucer: iriake fine caslanets and baby; (.•hrysantlieinums sub for the tra-j lUticnal roses in her hair and mouth ;is songstress .Gladys! Swarthoul sinuously practices Carmen's habanera at Onteora P;irk, N. Y. She will play the role of the l^otcnn cigarette fac- during the coming optratic season. ' 1 utes in o man who had been dent for three hcurs alter comrailtln -suislde by hanging. : One Year Ago I'lirls: Fuehrer A<lol»h Hitler hi cllercd France n "gent I cine.. »Bri'emcnt" not to resort to V; for a period oi cither 10 or ' years, it was disclosed loday.
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