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BLYTHEVILLB (ARK,)' COU1UER NEWS MONDAY,. NOVEMBER 23, COURIER NEWS THE COURIER,NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS "0, B,' BABCOCK, EdUor H .W. HAINES, Advertising Sole National Advertising pepresentatlves: Arkansas Dallies. Inc., New Ypik, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louts, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis Published Eyery Afternoon Except Sunday . Entered as second class, matter at the post office at Blythevi)le, Arkansas, under net ol Congress, October 9, 1917. . " 'Served by Pie United press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City ol Blylhevllle, IBo per week or 65o per month. By'mail, within a. radius of W miles, *3.00 per year $1.50 for six months, 16c for three montlis; by mall in postal zones two to six, Inclusive, $CSO per sear; In wnw seven ond eight, $1000 per year, payable In advance. We Must Not Bar Progress We think it should be recognized that proposals for placing legal checks upon productive efficiency arc contrary to the general interest and in the long run, contrary to the interests tf the very groups they are supposed to benefit. Tlie introduction of labor-saving devices may and -often does result in hardships. Workers displaced by machinery, and their families, are likely to' suffer, at least temporarily. Butat'^he same lime if, is true that living?standards can only rise as productive efficiency is increased. The welfare of th6se who are the temporary victims of the process is properly the concern of .society and <?X the state, but to attempt to protect that welfare by barring Hie way to progress is emphatically the wrong way to attack the probleln. Progress toward the perfection of a mechanical cotton picker has brought • '"expressions .of alarm from many who profess concern for -the welfare of thousands of families who get a major part of their living from picking cot- '' ton'by hand, It certainly is true that when a practical and efficient cotton picking machine appears some difficult readjustments will be necessary. But. who can seriously argue that u machine capable of eliminating the need for the back-breaking human toil now involved in the gathering of the cotton crop would bo anything but an instrument,of human v iH'ogrcss?^ ' The same thing is true' in other lilies. Railroad workers, worried about their jobs, arc seeking legislation to limit the length of trains, the idea being that many short trains wouhl require more enginemen and other \\'6rkers, than a smaller number of 'long ones. That is of course true, but the cost to the consuming public, •which pays freight bills, would bo out of proportion to the' benefits to the workers. 1 It is essential to the general economic 'welfare that the benefits of increased efficiency in production be widely'distributed. The obvious way of accomplishing this is through pass- s ing them on to consumers in reduced prices. Reductions in hours of labor and increases in wages arc other ways in which these benefits may be • spread. But the desirable and neces- sary''thing is to spread the benefits, not erect barriers to the mechanical OUT .OUR WAY or scientific impiovcmcnts which maker them possible. By.George Clark Open-Mindcdness So many surprising things have been done and said since the election . that ixjrhaps people arc not greatly astonished even by this statement from Williijm Hn«!, who .was the foremost Republican radio commentator 'during Uic campaign. Ho ia now quoted as saying in a public forum: "Industrialists must give up the doctrine of laisse/,-fiure, beciuist; without energetic government intervention we caniiot have economic freedom. "The only program able to compete with the New Heal would be one to break up all mergers and monopolies, to use the enormous power of the government'to stamp out unfair competition. "The tax system must be drastically revised, mid conservatives must look at the 'money question with an open mind instead of constantly shouting 'froKT standard'!" Even "more remarkable than the election itself, perhaps, is the mental change that seems to have followed the election, especially the open-'miiid- cdness now revealed by so many conservatives. HALF-ACRE EDEN BY ROBERT DICKSON © 1936 NEA Service, Inc. IIIWI.V MKItK TODAY )l,Ut('M CAM'IDI.I). il/illnlitcr til ' tl'i<»llhy rilll.ll' CANI'IKI.n, knnu-K thul Ilii- iirlnliliijrlniuil I* \)\\*.*\nK ullli KIIK*|I> OUT lilt- Km!- . tint ' liiKiiLilirnrfLUC'o uf I-'HANIC KKMlllll-'K, Minis? enK»Kl'iiK'nt 1u Mim'lu JIUM In-en iiiiiiumii-i-ci. fllnrr MM illKiiiijieiirEiiu'i', a Mliorl- iiffi' hi UriiUrli-k'M fund* him .i>e«ii dlKI'IIVl'l-l'll. WIIU her fjrlriiil, I1KM4S WAI>- ]>j-:i>!» mill oilier*, Mnri'l:i Is In :i TrNlltuniMl ujK'n Him* In :i liolcj- llli. Jluri'ln loxi'H II rliiK (lint M'liH LIT iniilliiT'*.. l,i-;irnfiiK Hull Frank IK In Clil- CILKO, Mnrrln Km 1 * Ihcrn to try lo liiTKUaili 1 liltil ti> ri'luni mill fru-e MX Iliinnrlul uTillKUllim*:, Hefori! nJio mit'lics lilt", l''r:mk It-lives i-, TOMV S'i'!:i.i,[|.r;i * hrotlirr, CAHT.O, ,,f vrit In l!u- ]],>!, lli|l mill Elf (JtC lout 111 Ctlrlu'M «UK|H-<-l« hrlng In llUIII. .llt Tain Home Ownership Delegates lo the convention of the National Association of Real Estate Uo.inls, in New Orleans, are emphasizing the need for the broadest possible home ownership in America. Certainly the realty 'men should get the support of all classes !n their effort to have that: need met. It riobd. not be repeated, of course, that the 'home-owning citizen is precisely tho'jsoit of solid, substantial citizen which a democracy most needs, What might better be emphasized is the fact that millions of our people are poorly housed, and that the buiklf. ing industry would be more than .glad to supply homes for them if needs and purchasing power could just.be tied together. * • ' ', A great home-building boom would bo just about'the best thing that could happen to us, It would mean a better life for vast numbers of people, and it would furnish our rising prosperity with the most solid kind of base. "Why doesn't sis spank her/Kid once in a while?.He starts jusl as many of We fights as mine do." THIS CURIOUS WORLD B /e William Ferguson CAPTIVITY. '-'•' THE "'' INDIAN RHINOCEROS NORTHERN HEMISPHERE HAS A . AVERAGE TEMPERATURE THAN THE:' SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE. Europe will never produce another great motion picture until government supervision and censorships arc terminated. —Ferdinand J3ruck- cr, Austrian playwright. * » ' » Driving while Intoxicated Is becoming an offense perpetrated inalnly by'respectable people. —Judge Jacob Gltelman, Rochester, N. Y. * * * The marriage of the King of England is of no moment to us, We rhave our own moral problem on the marriage question with our Idle rich and well-advertised moving picture stars. —U. S. Representative R. J. Cannon iWls.). irhiB the breeding season, the tiny snowbirds, known also as snow tilings and snowllnkcs. are found no farther south than the Hutl- n Buy country. It-takes the severest winter weather to drive the rds south, and then they sometimes come down no further than northern part of the United Stales. By William? NEST AS FAR NORTH AS LATITUDE ' <32.°. 4 BY NEA SERVICE. ISC. l\-?3 x'la, Iriirulnt? Iirr ir\]f \\n» In lukfjt n vliilir Uinm-. yiorm inrE'i'K the i>l:iiicv iln^ii mill lins- NL-uKfr* «rek slic-ldT In n farm.. hnuxc. AnioilR Ulr-lil l« lllll'l'i; MirDOIfriA 1,1,, ti tdrllllKcr .wllllm lUtm-ln )IUH eiico-jiilcn-J twice lie- ftm-, \<->v* of MnrcJti'M (rip lo CM- t-nj;<> ruusi'M mure gossip In Hit? limn In u-lilrh nli L . llvt'S. Marvin :irrlvc-M home, NOW r:o ox WITH TUB STOIIY CHAPTER XI •nOROTIlY OSBORN looked at her parents across the break- last table with an habitual bitterness, not unmixed with contempt. It was a leeling which she was not at particular pains to conceal, but they, never expecting it, never had had the unhappy experience of realizing it. ncrfnr This morning Dorothy brooded ,i^' over her most consistent complaint, the Hnancial status of the Oshorns. If only they lived in the city! There one could conceal one's poverty, one could walk with chin up, for there one walked so much among strangers. But in the narrow, intimale limits of Hobos Neck everyone else knew, or accuralely guessed, the slate of one's pockelbook. For as long as she could remember, she had been conscious of the lack of money. She had hated her clothes, from kindergarten to higii school graduation, never noticing the attire of girls less fortunate, keenly aware of the dresses of girls more fortunate. Girls who had everything. Girls like. Marcia Canfield and Helen W.Vdell. Well, there was one satisfaction! Marcia had had all the advantages of money, but how did she like her status as a jilted woman— jilted by an embezzler, at thai? There had been a great deal of cnjoymenl in considering Ihis over the weeks. Us full flavor was a secret joy, and Ihere was also a 'secret'and bitter ingredient; but it was joy, nevertheless. That secret .ingredient would ahyays be her secret,. Dorothy promised herself. * * * ' T>EHEABSALS for "Halt-Acre in •^ Eden" .were now taking place every second-night, until Christ- mas, when there would be a week's recess. There was u rehearsal tonight, and Dorothy made it a poinl lo be early al the village auditorium. She made it a point also to be exceptionally agreeable to each arrival as she wailed in the auditorium, so thai, as the hour of rehearsal arrived, she had collected a considerable group of the oilier players. Now someone said: "Well, I siill feel'sorrier for Marcia'than for anybody else in the whole affair." Dorothy had been wailing for Ihe remark. "Oh, so do I!" she said. "And I feel especially sorry for hci when I think how she actually chased across the country after the man who jilted her." As if limed lo the instant, Marcia and Helen Waddcll entered the auditorium. Tlie first act got under way. There was a scene between Marcia, as Julia, and Dorothy, as Emma, Julia's acid sister. Julia, who had been unlucky in love, tried lo explain to Emma why she inlended lo seize the chance of a job in another eily — al home there were only unpleasant memories and ossoeialions. Emma derided her. "You'll soon learn you can't go running away from trouble," recited Dorothy, giving an excelled t the part of Emma "And perhaps some day you'! learn thai oilier people's troubles are real lo them, whether yoi lappen to possess any human sym pathy or not," replied Marcia, in The family always clamps down on me when 1 talk of Belling a job lo keep myself busy, but this would be different—and if they don't think so they can lump II," Marcia had not heard a word. "How would you like to go partners?" pursued Helen, "What? Helen, I'm not the rolo of Julia. . s * J 'TWERE was no pause here in th business of the play—but Dor olhy pa used. Her voice ros slighlly, unnecessarily. "You're not Ihe first woman I get a raw deal from a man, yo 1 know." "No, nor the last, . Oh, if could only make you imdcrstam To go on living on the same strce witli the man who humiliated ni I tell you, if I could fly away froi here this moment—" It was not a cue; there were no even any other players on th stage. But the rehearsal suffere the interruption of .a giggle — giggle quickly suppressed, and the resumed, and added to, fro: among the group of players awai ing their turns in the audiioriurr Two hours later, riding home Helen Waddcll's car, Marcia bega to feel the reaction to her aclivi' of Iho pasl few dayt. . She -w, utterly weary. - • >.•.', . .., Helen sought conversation ,t other matters. ! '' "I've had a grand idea," si said. "I think I'll open a.'.rlrc shop. Tliis town needs one bad going on with the play." "You're not going to do what?" "I'm going to quit the cast." They were a block from Hie infield home. Helen drove to the oor and switched olt the motor. "I'm coming in for a sandwich, id darn the hour!" she cried. Now, sisler, you and I are g9ing do some more talking." ^ « * i T the same moment a train arrived in Bobbs Neck bearing ike Bradford, who had been cov- •ing a night assignment for the ew York afternoon newspaper vliich employed him, and who •asn't any loo pleased about it. "o saw the lights of the Dog fagon and decided to have u amburger and coffee. Tony Stellicci was serving a V roiip of Slagccrafl Guild meiii-,J crs, on Iheir way home from llit. ehearsal, and Mike as he entered 10 restaurant found that convbr- alion was gelling along splendid- y, If volume could be Irusled as guide. "Whom are we panning now?" ie inquired amiably as he look a eat next to Dorothy Osborn. "Hello, Mike,"- said Dorothy. Why, as a matter of fact, we vcre saying that it seemed so unny for Marcia Canfield to go chasing across the country after •Yank Kcndrick." "Who was saying?" asked Mike. "Why, everybody." ."That's a lie," said Mike. He had lad the gossip from Mrs. Bradford earlier in the day. > "I wasn't saying so, Tony wasn't saying so, lh<v ' | dishwasher wasn't saying so. Just you mugs were saying so." "We'll have to be excused," said a voice from farther along the counter, "for not realizing a partisan of Miss Canfield was in our midbt." Mike stood up. . "I'm not a partisan of Miss Canfield," he said evenly. "I'm not a partisan of anybody. I'm only anti-everybody who'll come into a place like this and give somebody's private affairs; a going over. Mean, gossiping, petty, sly, nasty-minded bunch of villagers!' Well, I am a partisan of Marcia Canfield. I'm for anybody against a bunch of repulalion-murderers. You'iiA a fillhy bunch. ^ Docs- anybod^F want to make something-out of! that?" -"I---." Nobody did; but it helped greatly to-spread the gossip: (To Be Continued) NKXT: Ifow loagr diil reptiles rule the earth 1 .' Worry Wracks College Youth, .Says Educator INDIANAPOLIS. ,(UP)—The gay "high-de-ho". activity.of the average American •, • college student masks a. multitude of worries, according to Prof. L. M. Scars, head of Purdue University history department. ' . . "You would b; surprised how little jollity or gehuino gaycty there is among youth in college," Prof. Scars told'members of the Purdus Dads' association of the Indianapolis area. Th: historian, a 'oachelor, ;\sk£.;l his audience "16 "sympathize will' the, problem's.of..youth." "College jollity is of ths hsc- their fellow students and thus'are [hours, but nobody ever came to obtaining popularity. They .• worry about their careers—\vhet.hcr they will have careers at aV-'rhey .wov- ry about the right, person to marry." -Prof. Sc^rs said, he is convinced hc^ngo of the college youth is not UID "Golden Age." inspect the trap. * Hale''searched "the statutes and found there was no law against, catching ducks — merely against shooting them. He did find, however, that federal and state regu- A10W, WHUT K1KJO OF\l QOOFV IDEA IS \ THAT ? • A. SORE HAND, ) WITH A HALF A OH, THIS HORSESHOE? OH, THIS. IS Jl£> SO TH 1 KIDS AEOUMD HERE WOM'T LOSE RESPECT FE/3. "THAT .ritis Should 13c Treated al Once; Scan-ing May Affect Vision tic, excitable 'type," he said, "bu aclually thi student, is under the vcight of many things which constitute real worries. "College -students : worry about heir studies aiid whether arey are pleasing their professors. They worry about whether they arc pleasing By UK. MOUiilS F1SIII1F.IN' Bditor, Journal of the American Medical Association, and of Hy- gcia, the Ifeallh Magazine Tlie Iris is the colored portion ol Ihe eye. ft can become Infected and inllamcd from various causes. When it infected, it becomes ^__ swollen, dull, and discolored. The - Y] _ i pupil gets small, gray, and sluggish. . Pain, radiating to the ,-jrehead Buck Hooked o Evade Ban On Shotguns FCRT V/CRTI1. Tex. (UP)—For several years a city ordinance has Woil"^ll Worth. : Tills, fall, one duck-killer circumvented (hat law by catching ducks on a trot-line. A regulation •ISO-foot lino \VRS set in a shallow part of the lake, its hooks baited with grains of corn. Ducks swallowed Ihe corn, and the hook, and drowned within a few minutes. The cruelty of the plan so en- lations prohibited trapping ducks with cruel tactics. of Traits of Astronomer Noted in Shakespeare SYRACUSE, N. Y. (UP)—Modern astronomy would have drawn William Shakespeare into actual scientific work and perhaps mude him n great astronomer, Dr. Charles G. Abbott, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, declared here. Quoting from various works of the famous English author, Abbot predicted lie would have been a "transformed man" under the effect of modern astronomy. raged Walter , Hale, lake officer, I thai he watched the line for 431 Read Courier News Want Ads. OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoople ocler. which nrevenl pain. Tiie doctor may also ' prescribe moist lot comprcsMs for several hours. Tills will tend to diminish puin and inflammation. Of particular importance, however, is systematic treilmen', of this and other conditions. Syphilis affecting the eye means syphilis elsewhere in the body and demands the kind of consistent and persistent treatment necessary for this condition. If Iritis is associated with a rtou matte condition, the patient must be treated for the general rheumatic disturbance, with the detection, if possible, of the focus of infection of the body and with the elimination of that focus; when it and to the temple, is worsis at night, and there is much riisturb- tmce ol vision. A crsou who Ins an Inflamed Iris cannot bear to look at light, and his eye is coiv slantly watering. ' One of the most common uus:, ol this condition is. ol co'.;n>e. syphilis. However, llic jns may] also become Infected by other! i, or rheumatic conditions may i be responsible. It Is of the ulmovl itr.po-lance to attend to this condition immediately, because the inflammation and the infection may result In scarring, which will either block iwtWt'tiiau Ueatment ofTlic" coii- Ihc pupil entirely or bind the iris j dition as it affects llie eyes, down n such manna- as !o prc- Once the ailment is cured, sur- xciu Its motion. Obviously thuij-icnl operations of various kina's, will cause permanent disiubwc of 'including plastic opsratlons. may be necessary lo bring about nor- •SAY, BUPDIES, BOES A ' AMOS I-IOOPLE LIVE HERE? THERE \^> A HOOPLE LlTIGATIONi, T'Ki -TP.YlMG TO IDEWTIT=V HIM TO CLEAR . UP THE CA-SE—- HE tSM l T,BY AMY CMAUCE, -THE'HOOPLG WHO IS OF THE YOU CeM HIM "DGWM AT ACORKJfe T3RUG AMD 6PAV3 <- HE'LL J BE TH' 51 Olher types of scplic infection mcst also bo controlled. Wlun there Is diabetes, treatment nf the condition by diet and insulin to control the diabetes throughout the body generally is even morj Im- visiou. When a doctor lakes care of llnj> condition, he applies times which relieve congestion and put'th- put at rest. Dilation ol the pupil wilt prevent the .-.earring and lend to break up the .small scar* tiiat have already formort. Various, preparations of atromnc -ii-o iicnf,,! f~- .1-:. ..- .."p.m. mal restoration vision. of the iris and Horse ami Dogs Faithful PINEHURST, Tcs. (UP)—When George D. Bender, 54. stockman was striken with a fatal heart ailment, his horse and 'two dog stood guard over his body in a =,.« A,I, ,< f0r lllls l )ur Kn5i'. There i thickeffor four days • until'search- aie other drugs, anesthetic in char- Icrs found the body. HE MUST BE TH' GAME YOU ARE BLOOD-MOUMDIM6 X KMOW OF AT LEA5T 2.0 TORTUMES HE CLAIMS HEIR TO—'AS FOR HIS % OFF-SHORE WIUO ILLUMINATED FUWMEL V THAT'S TELLISJG _KEYHOLE co., THAT ^ -H'RESTOFTH' '6TORE' COWBOYS HOW TO FlOPE KMOTTY PROBLEMS OF TH" DAY/'' -FOLDED UP LIXE A LAWM

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