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BLYTiffcviLi,E r COURIER NEWS , v IHB COURIER Ntws co, PUBLISHERS { * *m" t « "-'O. B.~ BABCOCK, Editor H .W. riAlNES, Advertising Manager BLYTHEVILLE (ARIL) COURIER NEWS 1 t National 'Advertising RouresonUlhes: Arkansas' Dailies', IIK, New Yoik. Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis ^ PubUched Every Afternoon Except Sunday ^ a "••"•' Biter?^ as second class mailer at the post 'A. '- office at Blythevillc, Arkansas, under net. of ?, i'coiigresS, October 9, 191V. ^t -(jfj l , Se"ed }>y* the United Press Bf-f -= ->)-,«. SUBSCRIPTION RATES ;*V~ "jBy* carrier In the Clty^ol BljllunJlte, I6o per ^_, ., nwk^.or" 65c per raonlli. J, J* By mail, within a radius of 60 miles, $30fl per 3'~> r war, $160 for six months, 76e for three months; t '-by, n>all In postal zones two lo six, inclusive, •-" A ^$650 per year, In /Jones seven and eight, $1000 ^r 'per year,,pa>nblo hi advance. We Owe It to Our . to Work Forever for Peace \ -'It is only' natural that Aimistico - Day-should be a day for looking back. 1*)iosc Imiitlesii rows of white crosses ' that mark the hillsides of Europe with tragic menxories > are beacons that ^vo cannot" ignore, mid would not it. we . could. Armistice Dny IK n day .scl aside for rdnembeiinjj them. - -'There,-is not, of coutse, anything ''that,wo can do, now, for the men ,,'whom those cioiseb commemorate, ihey responded to a summons to^ the N besl^that was iirr [thorn, they endured '• ^all s that men can endure, and at last <• „_they .gave up.their lives. 3 jy^Nothinif that \\c can sny will help them; no tribute that we can pay twill be adequate to express our debt 'to them. Rut looking back is not enough. Those men who died did not d)c for nothing They died tor something— died in the hope Iknl the saeiilicc they were making was significant, that it would somehow help the luckier folk who did not have to die to - Center a^be'ttei, cleaner world. It is up ,to us to make that hope ~- good There can be no better Annis„„ tice Day obbcrvnncc than to dedicate ' '-ourselves to that task. And we cannot do- it unless we look ahead instead of back. •"' ^s-Itfis commonplace to point out that ^HhrMvar to end wai did not end war; ^<sthat,thc war to make the woilil snfo l',Uo5 demon <icy did nothing of thu'kmd, * \that (he worlit in gencial has been n c '"*\\oise plute sallier than a better because _of thc wav. ( - fJiit these ^things me not irrevocable < „ decreed of'-frftc.' They \\ill not 10- main true unless \\e let them We , , \vh_d weie spmcd by the wai can overturn those UagicJJicts if we have u * mind to. v f - We can nibist, for instance, that thc r"/new,, vwr which threatens the woild '^ 'shall not be inflicted on us. We, the '* -jilain people who have to bear the load of war, can demand in unmis- 1 takable voices that statesmen mako new efforts to enable (he nations of the world to get along together in peace. • "^ We can support men and programs which, lead, toward such a goal. We , «n denounce blind <ind reckless nationalism whenever it laisrs its head, We can do our pait towiul making democracy work, heie in the United OUT OUR WAY Stales;. Wo can help our country to prove' to the icsl of tho woild that democracy, after all, docs work bet* tor and give moie people happiness than any other foim of government. For if democracy justifies itself by its fruits, it must in tho long tun pro- Vail. It is in ways .suth as these that we can best pay tiibtito to tho dead of the Wodd War. The sacrifice they made lays a heavy icsponsibility on us — a icsponsibility to fcce that the better world (pr which they died is brought closer (o lealbufion by the On Armistice Day wo can do no bettor- than to iccoKiii/fc that responsibility and dedicate ourselves to the job of meeting it. ' , ' — 'Brnco Catton, The Digest Poll Tcjino.ucc's Senator Kenntf h HIc- Kullar wants a senaloiial investigation to lim! out why the Literary Digest's presidential poll indicated the election of Govcinor l.andon. The Digest, we imagine, would also like to know the answer to that one. The -senator hints at' dark doings in tiie Digest sanctum, lie seems to believe that ho is on the tiail of u nefarious • plot which had for its pnr- iwse, the upsettilig of the popular will by swinging Iho bamhugon vote (o Lamlon. We think the beimtor Is badly wrong. Over a period of years the Digest has invested millions ot doll.us m its national polls, The dnect ictnrn was Insignificant but thc value of the leader ihteie.st and loader confidence built ,by the accuiacy with which these [Soils reflected public sentiment was tremendous. One of the .surest things in this, world of unceitainticb is that the Digest did not delibeiate- ly destroy this investment, SD5B25M Nowadays, In some Schools, llic teachers nntl (he principals nio afraid to look croio at a child. That wasn't. my tlicorv Iry kiiidni'v;, but. if worst comes to worst. have llic courage to give the spanking. — Piof u fc Boyd, Pittsburgh - teacher. • * * * II may Lc thai 0111 ginncl chlldicu, Instead of liavlnp; a <lomi children to look after In ilicir homes, will lime h dozen old people lo look nftci In some Institution — Di. Herbert o Jonas, British phjslclan, expressing concern o\or declining birth iftle Franklin, you know", has ahvaj-; been a \cry good boy I think \cry well of him —Mrs James Rooscielt, the picsldenls mother * V 9 Dining depression : years alterations consisted mostly of taMng up the slack in clothes Work ncM' lb mainly letting out \\alslbnnds nnd casing coals that havb become too snug around the chest —Mrs Q. D Whittle, Clcbiirne, Texas garment nltcrcr. + • » As director, I find novels biographies nnd titi\cl yarns devitalizing — W S Vnn Djkc, movie ttlrcclor, explaining why. ho reads only newspapers. > SIDE GLANCES By George Clark ''-'' } - - « * - ....... WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1930 ii "Anybody would think >ou \veic cra/.v, the way \ou dfce youi temper and lalk hack to those Bpeakers." THIS CURIOUS WORLD I William' Ferguson By William \VHV MOTHERS 1 GET 6RAY. CALJLED HIS MEMBERS INTO SESSION OM SEt=T22 1862, FOR PURPOSE OT READING THE IMPORTANT PAPER. NOW KNOWN AC THE EMANCI- BUT FIRST READ THEM TWO CHAPTERS FR£>M THE HUMOKOUS OF ' A CACTUS GROWS RUDIMENTARY BEFORE IT GROWS SPINES: ACAMCL. SWEATS- ONL.V ON THE. BACK. OF JTS stnvlCE iMc In Ihe early historj of lite, cacll had no spines 'Hie spines giaduallj took the place of leaves due to the'necessity for protection, and the irtd condlllons under nhich the nlaut was to live lint, e\en now, the tender rudimentary leaves mnke a brief appearance Lcfore the spines push out. N'EXT' rttiy can'l Iftscctb dtslroy thc ennl sequoia Irccs.' *i*l^ ff 9 »B i*% M The rani i If Doctor Appearance of ihc Eyes Indicates, General Slate of Person's lleailli Iiy DR. MORRIS FlSIIBElN* Editor, 'Journal of ; tfie American Medical Association, anil of l!y- geU, the Health Magaiinc llie eye has been called ths window of Ihe saul<- It also is recognized b> doctors as a birometcr for measuring tha general stale of health., conversely, the body some- limes, reflects to.a considerable extent troubfc with thc eyes. When a'doctor finds a iratient's eyes clear ..arid bright, he. Is. .-not likely to be concerned tco much about any Immediate danger to thc general health of the patient. If there Is a severe cold, a tevor, I or general weakness due to any cause, the eye usually loses its' luster, the eyelids become heavy and tye movements beconu sluggish, ".-.'• When jaundice is.present thc eyeball has a yellowish color. Neflf- flghlcd nsopb are inclined lo be sloop-shoutderdd because of a len- dency to .bend loo closely over thelt worX. These who have astigmatism may twist their whole bodies to see properly. If vision Is difficult, a child frequently will endeavor to see more clearly by closing his eyelldi. people also attempt (o bar excessive light, from ail Irritated eye by keeping Ih'e eyelids partly cbscd ' . . « • 0 Tlie-color of Ihe eye is apparently governed largely !;y our heredity, n ;\vas .found very early that eye color Is a characteristic which descends from our ancestors, if, somewhere in the, an- CHAPTER XXXI 'PUU fiont dooi stood open. Kate inn in, calling excitedly, "Jeff 1 Ho came toward her. To him, too, It seemed hatur.nl. He had ol- iways ' dreamed thai she would come liKe Una one day. "You want to hear your .sister sing," he said. "I've got thc station/ Come—" They went into the front parlor, where, she saw,'he had added no touch of his own save tho radio . . . Caroline had begun to sing. The fine, powerful receiving set was bringing her clear'young voice into Ihe room as if she herself were present: "In the gloaming, oh, rhy darling, .When .the lights arc soft .and low, .Will you think of me, my darling, As, you did so long ago—" Caroline's v o ice v i b r a 11 ii g through the big old parlors where she- had sung so often.'. . .over there, Caroline's piano, the top still raised . . .over here the old mahogany sofa where she, Kate, had sat so often listening When the song had died away Kate met Jeff Howaid's eyes. He did not seem a foreign presence in this room.. He, lob, somehow belonged here, rilorig with' Caroline's voice and the old furniture and tho memories of childhood "Jeff," she said brokenly, putting out her hand, "I'd like jou to know I don't mind jny moie >oui being heie. I've been wicked I'm soiry and ashamed—" "Kate," he said "Little Kate 1 She was in his aims, close, just as he luU dieamed it She was saying, "How can you lo\c me when I've been such a devil?" And-he was,replying, "I've been a devil, tnn Vuo lov^.l joa h.jrdei and haidei foi cvciy inch jou'v. fought me Kiss me, Kate Lift your face, dai-lin'—" • * o i PAHOLINE was lunching 'will Call heilson Their almost constant four-day association necessitated by the launching of he; program had made them well acquainted and aware of one another. She said,' after he had ordered, "Wcu 1 ! /an miucl, Gail, if I'c icad this letlei from my sistei 9 It came just as I was leaving the studio, i I'm still anxious about my grandfather—" "Dead it," he lold her. "Then I can expect more .attention." She had scarcely begun befoie B)IC uttered a quick e\cl,imation "My sistci's going lo be nninert: Next Tuesday, if I can be Ihcre 1 ' This is what'Kale had written "My Dearest Sister: I'm inarry- InE Jeff, Howard Tuesday afternoon if you can dash out fiom the city Unit day. Can you? Answer picose 1 A "When this reaches you you'll be velei-an of several broadcasts. I icard your first song and It was ovely. You didn't sound fnght- •ncd; just alive and .happy. I lidn't heal- any more because Jeff lad my ears muffled. I was at Meed Meadows, listening over his •adiq. /With him, "You see, it was this way,' At U-st 1 thought I couldn't bear thc cnslon of listening in when you ook off. Then'I felt I had to. }ur radio was worse than usual— me big blur. It was 6:50 o'clock. got in tho car and drove like nad to Meed Meadows-to listen here. Don't ask me why I didn't !o to the Holds. They're nearer •md they have a good ladio I simply didn't. I drove to Jeff rlownrd's as if that were the only place oh earth to go. ""You will undersland We were :6iirlirig when I was digging up lis lawn ahd he was shooting mo In the shouldci, when he was buy- ng my horse to torment me, and t was selling his house afire. That's why we're so mad about ;ach other now and can't wait any longer to be married. "Let me know if Tuesday at 4 will suit you. At.the church. As my only attendant, you'll want a sweet', new dress—you'll . have money to buy it now because we i>h,m't need any of youi salary Choose something simple, as I'ni going lo..wear Mother's muslin wedding dress rather than Grandmother's satin and lace T\\o tailors are \\orkmg night and day on Jeff to eliminate that mountain look when he dons his cutawiy "Youi same, only infinitely happier, Kale. "P S—Bung Carl Ncilson if you still like him and if he wants to come." * r'AROLINE looked up from thc ^ letlei "Tuesday at 4," she said, "in oui little chuich in Shelby You'ie invited, if you care to go" "I do," he answered emphatically "We'll dHve up in my car Have to get you back here before 7 Does this marriage please you'" "Yes," thoughtfully "I believe it's the only thing m thc world that would tame my sister and mate her contented She's been obsessed with this man ever since then paths crossed He foreclose mortgage on Meed Meadow: — the place where we were born and reared He's a wc-ilthy mountam- eei Coal lands, I believe Kate's instilled him in a hundred ways and he's fought back But they weie diawn to each other with perfectly tcinble persistence" "A mountaineer." tfeilsbn r marked with interest "One those strong silent men'w'ho 1 toi guns and grudges.'" ' ' ' ' "He's not crtlde," Caiolme de- ended. "liathor fine and scnsl-' Ivc, I'd say. And a college man, 5ut he drawls rather worse than he Blue Grass people, and.how ud then he uses a double nega- lye. Oh, there'll be things about lim to annoy Kate, of course, but he's top much In love to mind." YoUng Mr, Ne'ilson looked at the ;irl he had "discovered." "I ap- Ji'ove of mixing strains. Mest of you. -southern gentry' Inter-marry 06 much for your own good, t's not productive of creative genius. Take you, for instance. An deal husband "for you, I'd say, vould bo a chap under 30, just n [encration rcmov.cd from Norway. Somebody'who's more interested u music than horses. Somebody who doesn't like southern cooking, JoDsh't call you 'Honey' and has never bothered to see a Derby run. Solncbody who has lots of enthusiasm for tlla future of the radio •md your Voice. Me. But I'll give tod unlit June to think it over. I ike women with college degiees" Caroline blushed. "What an un- lomanlic proposal So cold and practical." t t t f£ATE and Jeff rode horseback thc morning of then wedding dav. lie had given her Biovn Boy^-_ as a betrothal gift. J n his pocket § •ivas'hei- wedding gift. He dicw-" t-ouf, leaned from his horse ; and put it in her hands. It was a deed to Meed Meadows, making it Kallierine Meed's. i ''Oh, Jeff 1 But it's not necessary now 1 If it belongs to jou, and I belong to you, what diitei ence does it make?" "There's a difference The land's .ilways been Meed land Some day Howaids will get it-but younger Howards. Through inheritance, and .they'll' be part Meed." • He smiled shyly. They look the path tlnough the woods, leading home "Yes,, jou'ra right, Jeff Time's something about having it for my own 1 "' She seized a walnut le,it ,is they passed and piessed it against hei cheek She shut her eyes, letting her icason and senses join in the awaicncss of happiness her horse beneath her, hei lond about he-, her house just beyond. "People will say, Jeff, that .[ iriciiriert you to get my home back. Do you riiihd?" lc No I don't mind what they say I've got jou " Then, afler a qumtcr-mite of woods path, Jeff said, "I thought your giandfatncr'd like his old loom back He'd feel moie natu- ral'therc ' Kate tave him a grateful look, lashly mixed with adoration. It . horseback veiy r effectively when ho"puts hfs mind fo'it. 1 THE END. Farmers Urged o Aid - Nature in Grass Belt WASHIIWTON/ '(UP) —Natural ravegetatlon of many eroded and abandoned farms in tho Great PIn'ns could be sp°ede 1 sulh prop er co-onerallon from fanners, so that they ones more-could carry n heavy gvazing load In half thc natural lime, according to E. A. AMoi;s of the Soil .Conservation When left entirely- to nature, Atdons said, the restoration will be a Ion" pivs —probably requiring from 25 to 35 yc.irs— elspsndcnt oil growing conditions, quality of rs- matnlng soil, species of vcgcl-ilbn 2ro\\lno uetroy anl the intensity of grazing Tbs I'storatcn of grassy, -ss^ii Jial to ici->jet5tion, can b, hastened, Alstons believes, by impr 0 v»- mcnt of the structure an 1 humus conlcnt of the soil. 'In this waj," Aldous saij, • th» time required by nature may be reduced greath " Rubber Bands Shoot , Small Fish Harpoon MIAMI Fla (UP)—A handy harpoon-rifle to shoot small tnti is ills mvtmi'on of W M Edvards, Miami He says the gun make 1 ; fighting even more interestm? Fdwnrds' gun operates with two Stout rubbe'r bands on a slide which Stretches'..from' the muzzle to the trigger on each side of the gun A steel arrOK si\ mchc 1 ; lonj is tied to the line of a:fishing reel under She barrel of the tscapon When the trigger Is discharged. the bands ar2 released and the arrow shools from the gun as the line unvn-i- where (he fish is speared the fisherman simply reels in his catch Wisconsin Man fnverrts Wild Rice Harvester N mm * nr 'f nllfl " Ne\ (UP)-Only one ele- M nf MS" 8 V 001111 ' 1 ' 116 thc Th. h«v <- T gl ° wc ' s Thcy have JD per cent mere lur- kejs than In 19« bui tney dont know jet the number of buyers POPLAR, Wis (UP) —A scow- like rnaoTnnc that he sajs will harvest 1,000 pounds or wild rice daily has rxen invented b> Emmctt Cur- tis.of Poplar. Because of increased deiinnd for wild rice as food for Mafr fowl, Curtis believed his invention " may prove of great value. The • inachm" which picks only ripened ) rice, has teen inspected by con- ]l servation officials, he said. A motor-dm en paddle uhcil mounted In tlic st n rn supplies locomotive po^er On tli3 baw are . fastened rotating reels that beat I the grain ,'from the .stalks into a container. CaiiadaHx,rf ra ostof her cof- ft e from Brazil, British East Africa, Colombia, and Jamaica Green coflec comptacs most of Ir- Im- porlatlcns Grinding blending an-1 toasting are hanJlcd by a Canadnn OUR BOARDING HOUSE ccstry, a blue-eyed parson marris;: a -bro\vn-cycrl person and 'thcri \vcrc four children as ft result o thc marriage, one would have bin eyes. ,otie brown, and two ml^ be blue : eyed with'truces of'browr Tims, brown-eyed parents may pro duce not onlj children \\ilh bosi eyes.;.but also blue-eyed phlldron. While helpful In dstsrminli! paternity, color of the oyc5 is not at.nil conclusive, , The. cjc may also reflect gen cval-nlsliirorinces-of the bony, surh us hardening of the arteries, an 1 - mia,, and .dlMhscs of the kldn«v anct nervous' system. - A brain In- mor is Eometlmcs discovered because of diftjcultj- with sight. Sometimes "double vision is tiip first symptom of inflammation in thc brain. '• Tiie 'pupils of Die eye may be. constantly contractor! or constantly . dilated, or sometimes unequal In size, because, of cftecti of drugs on the body. * «\' • :In certain forms of anemia u<»re fretmently ate hemorrhages in tho back of the eye .which ihc doctor can examine at close range IH- means of: an Instrument called ,iu oplilhalmoscoue. . \ ' When Ihcrc Is a general hnrdoii- ing of Ihc arteries,' those in ir,p eye will be found .Uv'.stcrt. n.\r- rowcd. anci sometimes broken. \\\ ccrlain cohdlllpiis tho tissues in back of the eye are observed i 0 be swollen. All these appjaun,-M are clews which Indtenle (o i;-^ 'physician: ho\v he shall proceed In inakhiu a diagnosis. HAW —D.B. With Major lloople 15 IM S> "READlMESS—HA3?-KUF-« TODAY i : EKi6/\6ED MAGNIFICENT OFFICES FOR THE HOOPLE ILLUM1W ATED. FUMWEU KEYKOLE CO.—H£RE ^ THE- -516ME.D LEAS&j' TOMIC5HT WE ARE 1 CELEBRATING TM & occAsioKi WITH A T3A\!Q|JET AT THE OWLS ' CLUB, AMD VOL! .ARE ro BE THE-v:r?»^.v_^r > GUE-ST THArfe WHAT i:LIKE TO SEE 1M ALL MY UWDER- ^ 1 SHALL IMSTRUCTMY SECRETARY t^ECK TCR OKIE" M1LLIOW DOLLARS,AT ZOOM.' HE PLAM^ A M1LLIOM FI5H OW A SP1M OF TH' WHEEL Ik) TH' IF THAT WHEEL EVEP. TURNED,! IT WOULD! SQUEAK' LIKE ; AM OLD I HIM6E 0 VLSET TO (5O«—^GOOTSMESS j

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