The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 16, 1936 · Page 4
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-'Irtf •»?*> *4i ,BtYTHBVILLE COUR1KR "NEWS 1 ,* *»f J THE COURIER NEWS CO , PUBUSlihRS ","*' ' " C R BABCOCK, Editor « H W HAINFS, Ad\ertblng Mmager "Sole National Advertising representatives Arkansas Dallies, luc, New York, Chicago, Dctiolt, SI Louli, Dallas, Kansas City, Memjihli rn •v^ •* V ^ *rxf Published E\cry Afteinoon Except Sunday j Entered as second class matter at llic post pftica at- Blythcvillc, Ai Kansas, under act of Congress, October 0, 1917 Served b> tlic United Picss ;,\ l ; SUBSCRIPTION RATES By earner In the City of BlvOievllle, 15e pei week, 01 C5o per month. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $300 psr ' year. $1.50 for six months, 1Ee foi three months', by mail in poilal /wiles two lo six, inclusive, $650 per year; In mnes seven and cljhl, $1008 per year, payable In advance. (L 1 t> t > Man's Folly Threatens Ill's Utopian Future i The gentlemen who live handling tho big fair, or exposition, which Now York is going to throw in 1939 liavc announced that its general ihonio will he "the world of tomorrow"--Iheicby proving that theio aic nlill a few optimists in the world. Nineteen thirty-nine is slightly more than two years away from us, and so many things can happen in tho'je two ycais that, when 193!) finally docs come, if, may lake an uncommonly brave man to look ahead lo "tomorrow" wilh any comfort. The dictators of Europe, for instance, ought to find two years plenty of tune to get woild politics into a snail that only the sword can cut. The Japanebe and the RuHsiaiib between them, aided by the confusing factions of China, ought iunuhuly to be able lo have the Asiatic situation in a complete and permanent mess by that time, s instead of the moilesl GO per cent mess 'that they have got it into as of today , iBut all of this, of conr.se, is not the roil ol thing you would put in a \voild's fail. Instead, this New Year show ^will give us darling displays "of mail's scientific and technological advances. All the spcctaloi will have to do will bo to hope that the, race's un- .mjitohxxl talent for making hash of "its'"'liiinian iclaUoi'iship's w 'wi'll leave h]ni/jitive_J.o gjnoy ( thebb J)lp$^])HS. ^1 Ami,it is right there that'!'tlfe most .*iuilii£nig and vexing problem of the century conies to a' focus. ' Mankind lias passed ' through .some thousands of ycais of apprenticeship in the task of Ic.uninghow to make lhe physical vvoild a comfortable place in which to live Now,' as he goes into the second thud of the 20th century of Christianity, he scorns lo have finished Ins apprenticeship. lie is ready lo iix things so that all hands can at last ha\e enough of cvciything. The famines, pome of lhe terrible pestilences, lhe crippling iso- lalion of distance, lhe long regime of pcncrty and um emitting toil for the- "submoi gM tenth"—t h e s e, finally, can bo banished from tlie earth, and rn.inkind's tomoirow can be licher in hiipiun happiness than any previous eia in hislor>. Dnt jnst as wo begin to exult in OUT OUR WAY this picture, we discover that the collects c folly of the race weighs dnvn the other side of the balance. We use the genius of our chemist;! to malm poison gas and high explosives; l^c miracle of Ilighl. to niako war nij'c ilesliuctivc than ever buforo; high-speed li.tvcl and commwiicalioils !o make war and depression worldwide in scope and effects. Never has the race had so tantali/-' ing a prospect. Just ahead tKcre is a lime of unparallelixl richness aiid hj'ip- pinms—ready to be enjoyed, if men can find a p way to keep from destroying themselves before it begins. Gridiron Salaries-./. The suggestion that colleges-'ami universities openly put their football l->.yeis on straight italarics-M'oiced the other day by Arthur R. Adams, dean of the College of Business Administration at tlm University of Oklahoma—is a refreshing approach to a topic which is usually cloake'l in pretense. "Whether 'we like it or not," says Dean Adams, "college football ha.s been Ijoth/dcinocrali/.cd and highly professioiuli/cd. Whj hhonjd colleges not agree on an open policy of reasonable compensation to athletes for the .speciali/ed and valuable .soivices they render the institutions?" Well, why not'' A univeisity ih.it uses its football team ,is a ciulcli— a university that uses it to atUs-cl students, pi ovule levcmie, and obtain great gobs ol publicity—has little ica- son ito be sanctimonious about it. A boy who has been biought to college to plav football, and who would not be theie at all it he vvcic not a good athlete, might jiibt as. well be put on it salary. His piotessionahsm then would at least be opon and above board.* BLYTHEVILLE' (ARK.)' COUHlER NEWS FRIDAY; OCTOBER IG, SIDE GLANCES By George Clark "Of course she's jubt after >our niojiev, but \ou'ie not going to let that stop you fro'm-marrying buch .1 splendid gill." THIS CURIOUS By William Kerguson -M Human Nature Additional pioot that the more human beings change the moio they arc the same teems ofteied in an *, archcologiLal discovoiy just an ^ A. suilpturo found" in an ancient Mayan Indian city of Gimtem.ilu portrays a public meeting. And tho sculp- tcr who catvcd this woik moie Ih.ui a thousand years ago might vciy well have had a modern political rally or lectine as Ins subject. Foi' among (he figures shown in ' this lintel is the pompons speaker, demanding attention; one of the audience poking another as if asking what it's all <about; two gentlemen aiguing vigorously between thornf- selves; and two other men slumped listlessly, apparently cngiosscd in their own thoughts ~i\c killed iats and cats and dogs with my death ray-but let'i talk njxni.t soiuelhinff constnictivc. Ilie ilcalh ray, so far as I can sec, would Lc of no use except in war. And I don't like \ ar —Di Antonio Longorin, Cleveland Inventor. THE'.UNfTEn STATES OF EXPRESSION. "BALD AS A BADGER" ORIGINATED WITH IEARLY- DAV WRITERS VV'HO THOUGHT THE SMOOTH. WHITE HAIR ON THE HEAD OF A'BADGER. WAS A BALD SPOT C3T1MATES THEVCARiY BV. INSECTS AT ABOUT TWO GULF STiF?£AM HA-=i A, MAXIMUM .VELOCITY OF STEARIV FIVE MILES PER HOUR, WHICH IS EQUAli TO THAT OF MANY , INLAND ^STREAMS. SALUTE TO live ; mill UAlUJI.ini; MRKI1 Mttd Mriidim* wllli ll.i'Ir •rrji.iiUnllK-r. MAJOR SAM JllilM), BU<£ livo old NYtrrn K<-rt:ui(K, Al.•VII V uud y.KKI!. Knit: J» ,.|, K im-,-d <<, h.ii,d«ci,,ic MOIUM.V i>ni:vri.ss, »k» l.rKl>rl« bi r lor KVB IX- tv'lvl.l,, l>criulifu[ mid vvrjlllij-, Mnjoj- Jtrrd, nlio IH U,viil>lr, In- duklll nild 1,-lVfl. lu ilrhik. I<-||H Ike- jflrlM Ihiil iic bun hiKt flJL- furiu, A hlltrr ytnitiK nioanliilu- «.-r, .UOI-F I10WAIU). k»ld» Ilic MiorlurnK*'' lloxivird -Arrives ^vlillt? Ijbe MC.-^M ure iin.'kluic. lu ttrr •rM-ii(u>i-»i< r Kule IN rud« (it Mm • Mil ilh> rCNllulldK tvllll I liKOll-1l.'.<. 'r«« <;.r,l» ItMVr (hrlr li.'luvpil Kill h(iM«e A'.il utuve Into u dllniiliiutvil tfll.-lit t.OUNC. Il,,.:..ff .-.If «r«l .I:,; in Ik,- Knlr tlir.- rKii • :l»krt Uf fluid WUUld IlllVe JjL-.'it MOW co ct; WITH TIII; STOIIY c:: AFTER ix 'THE Meeds slept soundly, as llrcd people ijcncrnlly sleey. They were v/aStened next morning by AHhy's heavy slop on (lie stair and her matter-of-fact voice calling, "Brcakfus!" Kale, the first to be aroused, cnllcd "Caroline!" and threw pillow nt her sister in the other bed. It was a new experience for them to shiire a room. The morning sun shone in pleasantly, howcv r cr, and a delicious smell of pancakes and bacon came "up from below. At breakfast the girls greeted their grandfather with cordial clicei'fulncss, suspecting that their, own feelings of having been lorn up by the roots and set down in a briar-patch were as nothing compared to his. . •. The meal had not progressed far when Caroline suddenly asked' in a disturbed voice, ''Isn't this oiuv best table cloth, Kate?" : .. . ; Kate gave the matter her attention. "Why, yes, I think it is," she replied. Investigation proved the cloth to. be' 1 lour times folded,yet still touching the lloor at the ' table's corners. Althy entered, bearing a plate of hot pancakes, and Caroline said to her, "Whatever made you' put on the best cloth, Althy, on a day like this'.'" The old woman passed the cakes and avoided their eyes. "It was in' neat, Major Sam. 1't seem like a person ought lo use big table cloths whenever dey can/ 1 Something in his manner and Pointless answer made Major Meed come alert. Lifting up u- corner of the cloth, he looked intently at the table leg and said. Well! So that's it!" Kate and Caroline hastily did likewise tind saw what their grandfather saw. Zeke had brought the handsomely carved drop-leaf serving table from tlic dining room of Meed Meadows. The Major said sternly, "I told you we'd eat off one of those deal tables that stood in the kitchen, Zeke! I told you the dining room set went to Mr. Howard when he look over the house! Do you want to make a thief out of me?" lie glared in genuine £iger. "Yessir, Major Sam," replied Zekc with unruffled calmness. "You done tolc mo dat. I remembers. I remembers pcrfeck. But there's somothin* you done forgot yourself, Major Sam. Dis here little table don't belong to dc dinin 1 room set. It's a heap older. It done come wiff ole M»s when she married you an* moved in wiff her trunlcs from Fayelte county^ She say her pappy's people used it in Virginny, bade before de first war!" • . Then the four of them began to laugh and talk at once, and Althy came in-to;takc part in tlie "mira- tion." ; - and ig'^to Zcke's idler," she replied. * * * IT ATE snM to the Major ; Caroline, "This is gellm.,. __ be a mystery. Call Zekc in, Gran'- djd, and ask him about it. Won't you?" '/ .' The Major raised his voice-and quavered imperatively, "Zekc!'Oh Zcke!" and the old colored man entered, smiling affably. Major Meed said, "We're just curidusi Zekc, about this table cloth. Why did you tell Althy to put it on the table this morriin" "specially?" Zekc's eyes carefully examined the toes,of his worn shoes. Then he' offered, "A big table cloth covers up de lablo legs so nice Q ATE /and Caroline carried a •.pjece >of paper and a pencil a round with them and took notes. Kate's first-riole said, "Stove must corrie down!" That, she. and Caroline ; agreed, vvas the first step in making tlie living room presentable for the summer. They had left the old Brussels carpels on the floors at Meed Mcack . ; {not even Kate, the ruthless, "had thought of tcnrins, them-up) and now there was the question of covering these rough pine floors.' They decided on plain neutral-colored matting ' for all rooms. They would scatter over this the Hooked rugs which theii grandmother had made. Caroline said, "We'll' have to put : thc .walnut table in the middle of. {tie floor, for lack of wal sp5*e. The. love seats will balance 'most anywhere we put them Maybe we'd belter m-ike a focus of this Olio window, since there's no fireplace.". . ;i'.-In the Meed Meadows aitic the: had found a carved Victorian "center table" with -a cracUci marble top, and two love teats o walnut, upholstered v iri"fra'je( hdirsclolli. It Vas-thesMhaf the; were discussing "' "'»" >'">' '»« Kate remarked, "We.,cah'tVaf ore* good damasl; to uphyl: icm with,.even if we pm- n „,, urselves. We'll have to im.i omclhing cheap and deceiving." Caroline looked at her sister's bsorbed face and thought, "Whq:i ou'rc !n love, nothing really m-i s on down! She's bent on making, u's i>lace slick enough to enter- ain Morgan in!" V * ft PII/YT evening, to Kate's .«ir- prise, .Morgan Prenliss drove ut from town in the June dusk, 'hey had no telephone now. so e came unheralded. They wore itling on the front porch when ,e drove tip. When he came in, a strong sense f embarrassment gripped thorn 1!. The Major soon stole away to attend to something at the table" and Caroline went to "help Althy unpack dishes." Kate..was eft alone with him. She said eagerly. ''The roses nre 0 beautiful, Morgan! Last night cried over them. Because I vvas lappy, I mean." "Did they cheer tho place up?" "Oil, a lot!" Kale told him ••arneslly. "They've cheered me up, loo. 'So Red the Rose"! You're darling spendthrift." "I thought you could seatler hem all around," he said encag-, ugly. "Some in every room." ^ "Well," Kate replied honizKy, I 'we haven't any vases unpacked yet. We had to put them in a his in milk can. And I set the can or the back porch in the shade .0 keep the roses frcsli— ~ He burst into laughter, looking offended and chagrined. "In a milk can! On the back porch! Lord, what tender sentiment!" Kate almost wept in distress. 'Oh, Morgan! Now that I think of it, it docs sound terrible! But 1 was only trying to save them. And 1 slept with your note under -riy pillow!" / ; She leaned toward him tenderly icniterit, childishly honest. Wiling him to understand. Wordlessly pleading wilh him to realize how devastating to her way the fall of lhe house of Meed, how cruel (his transplanting, how humiliating these new surroundings. Wanting tiim to see that she could keep tiis roses in a milk can on the back porch and still think them heavenly. But he leaned away from her, lighting a cigaref, nursing his injured pride. She saw his cameo bviturcs in the match's flare, and curl of his crisp black hair. She' wanted to caress his hair. But she dared not. He was too angry and remote. He punished her by talking of f.vc Elwell for half an hour. After that he forgave her and t; alyjut himself Then'he.madc love to her", and her heart meltad aga wilh happiness'"*' '.,-''•,. (To Be Continued), Slid, "and don't take too much massages and shampoos Astonished electoral votes 'to 50—Ruth-rfarO stock in the wild theories about citizens .are being accosted oiv the B. Hayes in 1816 had a-final count rattlers. Most of these are utterly slreets' by eager and somewhat of 185 electoral votes ID 184 for his groundless. j apologetic Iwrbcrs and ott:rc:l free Democratic opponent, Samuel i den. Til"For instance, the myth about n-j service. horsehair roiw around a tent being ''•'.. The. explanation is f.iat Albarta! An electoral commission d«cid~3 protection against rattlers is fool- : barbers arc being exam hud by | the Hajes-Tildcn cont-sl in favor ish. Hundreds of rattle-snakes have j government- appointed examining: or Hayes, although Tilden iia-l a been photographed crossing ropes." \ hoards 'under the Tradesmen's popular vote in the ration -reater Asked about the interbreeding of Qualification Act. The act is d=- " to regulate the trade in the province and lead eventually to 'fhe Department of Agriculture estimates the damage ilene by only 3+ of the country s grcitcsl insect pests at about ?906,0C0,000 yearly, with the,boll weevil alone acKouhtmg for S16-1,003.000. 'mere are rattlers and bull snakos the vvcalh- erbcaten professional shake hunter explains: ; "Rattlesnakes arc uorii and bull snakes arc hatched, so interbreeding is a biological im|>ossibility." And the much heralded feud between the ratder and Hi: bull snake amounts to nothing. Jackloy , said. It is true that they sometimes '32 J.amkiillp battle to death, he admitted,, but | at > d "°-»we 700.000 '•' known of these --live kinds of iiiKcels - in' In 1 . "North America. Hie- world, and about 50,000 NEXT M litre is oslnch racing i popular sport? By Williams -^— c^R^rt^v- v ^ ^^^^^^^ ^^ &&. standards of proficiency and also I Euglanfl than his opponent's. In 1932' Mr. Hoover carried only six states, four of them in New standard charges for tonsorial ser- j vices. Tho barbers need "models" to work on. Hence the Irec service. this is the exception rather than the nils. Free Barber Service Enjoyed in Alberta Tlic closest election of this century vvas that between Woodiow Wilson and Charles Eeans Hngbes in 1916. The outcome was in doubt for more than 24 hours, hinging ultimately on California's 13 votes. President Wilson's final majority in that itate vvas less than 4,000. Had California gone Republican. Hughes would have been elected by 207'-electoral votes .to 264 for Wil- CALGARY. Alia. (UP)—Allicr- tans are yetting free liaircut-Sj shav-: In contrast to Mr. i cs. neck and beard trims, face victory over Herbert Hoover—472 1876 Vote Closest WASHINGTON (UP)—Tile closest Presidential election sin:e the son Civil ^\'ar must be traced back to I ' -' . the Tildcn-Hayes contest o[ 1876,1 In the polar regions, completely but President Roosevelt gets credit dark nights arc an exception, the for tlii! .-biggest landslide—that of horizon usually being lighted by four -years ago. . „.„ nidden sun- Read Courier News Want Ads. Sjircial Apparatus Valuable in Aiding Breathing of Suffooaling Persons H\ I)K MOKRIS F1SIIKMX [made to brcalhc by nUcrna'.iiv; Kililor, Journal, of-vlhe American the pressure on tlic outside of xiic JInlicnl :. iAsEociatioti, and - 'of llyficla. 'thf, Hralth Magazine In .nddllton to resuscitation liv body. This ai)i>arati^ is used particularly in cases oT paralysis of breathing duo lo infantile pai'nly- OUR BOARDING HOUSE what Is known as the .Shaelcr- sis or similar diseases, and is also Drone pressure method, the one "most useful for gas poisoning, described in n previous article in' In such cases the patient Is put] this series, much can be accom- in the machine and while hi:: i pllshcd by use of special ?.ppara- | breathing is ,. stimulated by t)io ! lus designed to improve breath- action of the machine, he is also! ir.S of those who are suffocating, permitted to inhale regularly mix-1 Supplying oxygen and carbon tures of oxygen and carbon di-j dioxide gas from a. tank Is exceed- ""oxide. 1 i . ' ingly liolpruj. These gases are a'd-j..ric m cmber-In-cases of sulfoca-] ministered by^ means of an m r .tibn ; .do ; not wait for the coming lialator. • A rubber-edged mask is , p f- a' hmgmotbr or a pnilmotcr ov| put over the. face of the uncon-. , a ny • Ui er .artificial devicc " stsu ircious person as he lies on his nrtificial respiration by the prone: Momacli-. during prone pressure pcssurc method immediately. : artificial, oreathmg procedurs. | Get-the, unconscious pei^sou out! lo the fresh air as soon as r.os: action is nccc-j-! he As a r is sucked into (he by (he recoil of the chest oxygcit nud the carbon conlalncd In the ..mask the fnce will also pass into lungs. This- apparatus is nsc start .a -continuous, How of surf deliver II -from the receptacle to lhe patient, but does not exert- any positive pressure. sary 5ave -" tc 10] Snake Catcher Blasts '"''••' Myths About Rattler -— iw 'MV LOMCj AMP PISTIM6UISHED CAREER 1M THE PlEUD Of- IMVEMTlVE eOEMCE, I MEVER HAVE COMCEWED A MOKE BRILUAWT IT3EK —E<aP\D, wiuv_BE . f^S A TOKTUWE f MV OWM COryTFVKMV HOOPLE. U MrTED — ''- VVlTH OFFICES I'Ki ALL-[HIS GREAT CT1ES OF-TrAE -WORLD^ ^ MOT GET LrP STEAM UKJDER : YOURWI6 AMP LET YOL5RBRMMS BOL OVER OM A KJEW WATER HEATER—MY HOT WATER TAP .WA'S •SPROUTlHQ „,-. IQCUESTHfe "^^ There > Is' also apparatus which will blow up the lungs and then suck out -the air.-This, houcvcr. io difficult to control and snould' never be used except by a tfamed worker.- ' Another device Is one in which the entire body, of the patient is placed and In which he is then '. PIERRE, S. D, (UP)—A, M. Jack- '• ley, snake expert, says that hunt-i Ing. rattlers is as simple as the A '. B C's—"if'you know your business." • • I The' veteran uses a leather noon on the eiid of n stout slick to plrtc up snakes-and put them in a s.ifi; for safekeeping. Precautions? "Just watch your step," WE HAD/TO T3UR6LAR-

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