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December 5, 1936

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

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?AGti POtJB BLYTHEVILLE (AUK.)' COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, DECEMBER ; s, 1936 BLYTHEVIUxp COURIER NEWS THE'COURIER NEWS co., PUBLISHERS :•- O. R. BABCOOK, Editor • H .W. HAINES, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas 'bailies, Inc., JJey' York- Chicago, , .RaUas, Jiaiisas City, . f ublished Every Alteration Except £unday Entered as second class matter a£ tho post .office" at B'lythevllle; Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. *~*~~ ! ~ Served by the United press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In (ho Oltr of Elytheyllle, 15j per V«fc,",or 65« per month, py jnall, within a radius of 60 miles, $3,0(1 per - year,-$1.60 lor six months, loo for three months; Jiy mall in postal jipncs two to six, Inclusive, 56.50 per year; In zones seven and eight, $10-00 per year, payable in advance. A King's Love Affair An jndivJdual \v)io, by accident of Ijirtlj, is king of England) desires to juxarjry an individual whp,,bj r uccidcul of bjrtli, is an American and a "com- srnone.r/' and that, it appears, besides Jjeing a JniflUer cjt worlrt interest, threatens to upset the constitutional .system of a presumably enlightened nation and to disrupt the greatest empire the world has ever seeiii It is' an' absurd situation, j'cllect- ing "survival in the British mind of ;i medieval concept of kingship. Edward VIIL, is a man, fundamentally not much different from ' millions of others. To the question why his love affair should be a matter of such -tremendous consequence there is no sane answer except that it shouldn't be. But if, common sense - to the contrary, it is, the British people might ask themselves 'why they risk such a threat to governmental stability and imperial unity. • ' If it is really true that an empire can be endangered by so natural a thing as the falling in Jove of a king, - .wouldn't it be safer to eliminate that risk by dispensing with the institution of kingship, which after all is rather an ornament than an essential part of the national and imperial structure. Safety Rules ..;',-The Arkansas State Highway, Commission has issued a leaflet 'contaiii- ^injfJSG rules for safe driving v 'cohchicl- 1 ';~hi({ with 'the adniojiitioii, "Obey these r'ules of safe driving and you will .protect yourself and others." The hijes are all good and one of these" days we shall print them, in the hope that readers ot the Courier News will study them and profit hy them. In the meantime, hpwevor, and for the benefit of those who will not take ~ the time to read and digest 36 rules, we should like to givo emphasis to a line taken from the cover of the commission's leaflet: "Give Your Whole Attention to the Job of Driving." There, in nine wojrds, is about !)0 ' per cejjt of the secret of highway safety. The individual who is mentally , and r)hyjsically competent to drive, whose car is in good mechanical coii- ditipn, and who keeps his 'mind on his job while at the wheel, is not going to meet .disaster—unless, of course, OUT OUR WAY some fool comes along who has Jeft his mind somewhere else, a Symbol Falls in Love Apparently, the British Constitution, for all its marvelous and metaphysical subtleties, contains pnc serious defect. In making the monarchy a symbol. It was obliged to retain the monarch, who Is a mm. And there Is no provision as to what happens .when n symbol falls In love. I.n .modern constitutional monarchies, the symbols have jicvcr done so, or have dono so-only according Io lll e rules as established by jaw and precedent. The possibility limt, one might do otherwise lias apjxirently been overlooked by constitutional theory; yet, as cvcry- . one Knows, H Is a very obvious human possi- Jjlljty, ami one likely to produce incalculable effects iViion human behavior. —New York Hera Id-Tribune. Missouri IViulesta Down at ^Kcelsior . Springs, McX, ! they've been! history's first Mulpstn. A- Mulcsla is n Jcitlysil dedicatee! to the glorification of Hie American mule. We can think of no animal less in need of being glorified, or less likely to appreciate human efforts In that direction. lieu);, as Romp sage has said, without pride of ances- tory or hope of posterity, the mule displays a singular indifference to public opinion. Kind words and language hot enough to fry asbestos, alike, leave the average mule cnlm and un- rnoved. What Missouri really Is glorifying is itself, ns the ilatc which claims to produce more and better mules than any other. And that's till right. -.Missouri is plciised, and there's 'absolutely. no danger Unit the mules will get pulled •iip'-vllli false pride. — Pittsburgh Press. Unanimity?. There is no legal reason why the electors of president and vice-president, chosen by the voters of Maine ami Vermont on Nov. 3 should not; cast their ballots for Resident Roosevelt, although they attained their prcs- . cut'distinction by running on -tickets dedicated to, Landon. An Oklahoma Idealist urges them to do this mid thus make Die' president's reelection untmtmoiis. Were they to yield to this poet's. suggestion, . Mr. Roosevelt would slinre with Washington a tribute not bestowed on any other candidate for the office ho holds. He would hot 'match Washington's .record, for Washington was .twice elected president umuii,- inously, .: In .the -Era o[ Good Feeling, Monroe came Hour to getting all (he voles cast by electors 1 •iil$20.. Oiic elector prevented unanimity: William. Plunmier of New Hampshire, a former .United Stales senator and governor of his slate, who is frequently depicted i,s a sentimentalist \vluv cnst his vole for John Qutucy Adams of Massachusetts so that Washington's record should stand. alone. Mr. Plumiuer was not n sentimentalist. He distrusted Monroe and on that account wo.ulcl not vole for - him. Unless within a few 'months politics in Maine and Vermont has undergone an unsuspected change, the eight electors of president and vice-president chosen iu those states are not sentimentalists, but Plimimcrs. Romance has little to .do :.wit,li New England convictions. —New York Sun. Americans make the finest husbands- in the world—after wives learn how to handle them. —Mrs. Bernard Ragner, Pails, French wife of American war veteran. What this country needs is a political holiday. —U. S. Senator Arthur H. Vnmlenbcri; (Rep., Mich.), declining to discuss politics on return from vacation. SIDE*. GLANCES By George Clark "Don't -von think we should wail one more year and see M-liiil the 1938 models look like?" THIS Cuwous WORLD sr Ferguson OPEN Ar>JD CLOSE BECAUSE OF A THE PETALS OPEN TISSUES ON THE VA SIDE GROW, Cf-QSE: WHEN! .OCCURS ON THE: IS A DECORATIVE: SCOUT f<Nor, MADE OR HALF-ACRE MIL.EB NEARER.THE EARTH DURJNG NOVEMBER.. Curiously, Venus appears brightest to us when we see only a small portion:of it. When we see it at its "full" position, it is on the farther side of : its orbit from the earth, and therefore, appears very Email. When It draws nearito us, we sec it only as a crescent, but us a very Jarge one. * NEXT: M'hat [lOrlion of flic world's vegetation holds most cl its leaves • the year roumlTV WHAT'S THIS ON ONE YOUR JOB CARD5.- OME WWUTES THEY'LL RMD IT, VET - 5OWE OF GETTIr>)' RID OF OFFICE FORCES. THEV'LL HAVE YOUR MACHIME RIGGED UP SO IT WILL MAKE PUT VOUR PAV V CHECK THEY HAVE, NOW, OMLV THEY AIKTT MOVED 'Ev\ DOWM HERE, VET - BUT OH, THAT ? WHY THAT'S TH' TIME 1 PUT IW ' OUT CARDS - 7PAT TA.hES ' SAME A^ AMV- TRIMd ELSp, AW' I'M KIMPA PUWB AT GUY LIKE THAT WILL MAKE EM THIMK. OF IT BY UK. MOHKIS I ISItl}i:iN j chu , r is hp](l looscly ovcr the nos -.di'or, Journal cf Uic American Ivils, which are not held tight Medical Association, ;lm i of Uhnl. and only enough air is fore H.VRCia, llic Health For all the wear and tear that it undergoes, the note ncvcrthc- ess is n delicate Instrument. Foi cd through to hcl|) the rctaiuc intileriiUs to pass outward. It llio material in the nose is .s thick or so tightly packed tin 1ICUIX 1IEKB TODAY JIAlu;i,l CAXl.'IKr.l). duu^lilrr nt Miniiii)- CAM-II:I.)>, nii'cK Bui'Ci: .MC-IIIJI'I;AI,I., aril«l, slwrlly alter MJI- iny-ilril,,n» ill>!il>|i<-nrtuicn of l-'KAMv Ki:.\- DIIICK, Iu whom Jlnrcln liilil l)l-i-Ji (•iiKitKftl. M'lK-ii HljurldK'''* urc futitid in ICi-pntrfck'H J»UK|III-NH nc- rouiitx, .Mnrclii IH itmrc xhucktil iluiii liriirHirokrii. S)iv rcallzf* »>liv UJIM iic:ver In lovu wllli blm. lli-n.niKull Is nflrndvo uiKII DOItO'l'llY OSUOUX, wEio JlsllkcH ^luri-fii, lelidK Iiltil Io Ill-New ?ltir- i-lti In i-HKiiKfd ID niiollit-r 111:111. Them l« it lank hul'Jup iiiiilTui- ]|i-u t-oiiintuiKU-iT Iftt- CiiunL-lil t'jir to follow lliv li:iiiilllx. Tin. i'jlr Is urn-lied linj Inilli .^Inrt-hi mill her rntlitr liru InjiirL-il. Mi-OmiK'in, 'IrlvhiK wltli'Dor- 4)tli>', L-DIIICH HIIOII lEii 1 Ki-t-nt. and Itikiss 3lurcin nnJ IIIT fcilliL-r In :i liciniillnl. -, 'I'hL-fr InjiirlrH lire, not M-rlllLIS. ' AllliniiKli }I:n,-I;i's .-inn 1« In „ ullnK, II I* dl-i-hli-d Hint slu- .Mill Inker tuirl 111 llu- nimiltMir lilny to 1)L' iirt-.wii<>-il smut. SOW. GO OX WI'TlI Till: STOIIY CHAPTER XXII ]3RUCB MeDOUGALL attended tlio performance of "Half' Acre in Eden" as the guest 'of Mike and Joan Bradford. Tickets Io each show presented were included in the membership privileges of the Stagecraft Guild, aud the Bradford family membership entitled them to two tickets'. Mike, with what he hoped was a good pretense of unselfishness, suggested to Joan ttiat she use their tickets for McDougall and herself She retorted that she wouldn!t dream of depriving him of the pleasure of seeing the play, anc cheerfully took a dollar of. his money to buy a third ticket foi ilieii- guest. McDougall, lelt to his own devices, probably would not li attended, but, having arrived anc resigned himself to his fate, h< had to admit that a workman like job was on view. As an arli^ lie found chief interest in the scenery committee's products, an yet, having expected to bo borec by an amateur production, h found himself almost as interested in the play as if he had been i> a Broadway theater. Backstage, EIS the show got un der way, had rise because of the presence in In - audience of Lloyd Burtis, one o the most successful New Yor producers. His entrance into th auditorium had been discovered a once and reported to the cast n the cuviain was about to rise, an significance of unknown proper tions was added by the fact Hi: he attended in company with Rei Henderson, husband of the play director. It was recalled that Mr. Bui-t was an old friend of the Hcnder sons, and the director's mysterioi statement concerning an impo: tant event on the night of'U show seemed to give great promise. Just what his altendani uld mean to the Guild and the wn, both of which, Mrs. Hen- ; ;rson liad said, would benefit rough the forthcoming surprise, o cast could not fathom, but it >urred them to a finer perform- ice, nevertheless. The first act was concluded ilhout a hitch, aud as sets and >slumes were changed and the' gli school orchestra performed •the satisfaction of admiring arents, Mrs. Henderson, behind le curtain, was deluged with in- liries concerning Burlis and the •omised surprise. But she refused on explanation, nd the second act began -with 10 cast very much on edge. Grimly McDougalf w'a t c h e d larcia Canficld on the stage, wishing he had' hot come to see er. Every word and gesture lade her more desirable to him, carer to him, even while he .con- dered her more and more re- iote. * • * Y/HEN the second net curtain , fell there was a -tide of exited talk through the auditorium., bugall, os a newcomer, was nyslifled, and Joan explained that jloyd Burtis, the producer, had oft his seat and, ii\Cor.ding to a eport brought from 1 backstage and :ioroughly circulated,- 1 was now losetcd with several people, and hat a surprising'an& important nnoun cement '. would toon be orlhcoming. It was a long in!c:™.i3sicn. The irchestra played four numbers, and the audience was becoming decidedly restless when Mrs! Henderson stepped before the curtain and waited for silence: She had just emerged, she said, 'ronv a conference with Mr. Bur- .is, from whom she had previously exacted a secret promise in connection v/ith tonight's show. The conference had bc?n attended also by Mr. and Mrs.'Frank Osborn, of Bobbs Neck;-and Miss Dorothy Osborn, their daughter and a member of the ,casl. Mr. Burtis's promise, she coulc now announce, had been to offer a Broadway opportunity to the player u'.io gave the finest performance in tonight's show. He had required only two aots to make his choice; the offer 'hie been made to the young laily selected, in the presence of her parents, and accepted. Miss Dorothy. Osborn would have her chance ou Broadway Not,"of 'course, .ps a star, but. stil it would be a chance. There was an actual ovatior; Frank Osborn and'his wife,'hay ing waited bockslage during th announcement, attempted to re turn to their s_eatsxluring thei'up roar, and called "forth an even greater demonstration, jnuch Jo. ihcir embarrassment. And Ihe third act curtain went up, Dorothy-, who was pn the stage' j alene fpr a fevv moments, got ^Vfj'i \ a reception that she was almost in • , tears, .and'her recovery, under the ' circumstances, was evidence pf an : inherent capability .to pbserye tlvat ; hallowed injunction of Jhe Profes- i sipnal actress, "The show .jnust': ' go on." * * * ' ', • ', TJER part in the play was fin- isheci after half a dozen jnin- - ules in the third act, .and she \aft ' t (lie stage to another burst pf ap- ;• plause. Through the whispered,. : but nonetheless hearty, cpngraiii- \ : Intions o'f those clustered in ,Jpe ; : : wings, she .made her way .to -the"' . dressing room she shared with : several others, -jiiere, alone fpr a r short while, she put her head in-' | her arms/and -wept, •' • ' i It was perhaps the greatest ', emotional moment she would .ever ' i know. '' ', l She who had lived to woman- i ippd .drjnkbig biUerness b^ her i wh brewing,'found, th'is gift of dual triumph a purely S)v<>^. i Iraught. She -who had (lrea.nWTO if success, sh.e couli} J™ laughty, Disdainful, at jls reaUza- sudaenly found the world gracious. , She \vhp had hated her lack: pf noney.'and persistently charted a j__ ;ulf between herself and trje more ;£| 'ortunate, she who had hated the -!!l >Irjs who enjoyed the 'rnaterial ;: ' hings she he .congr; jnd audience—her friends and e'denied,-had foynd fj' ralufitions of both .cast If; ;!TT-top';real to admit of envy; they we're-simply'glad!'for er! ' •';';.'. •: '. . : And trie warnith of 'itiover- wlielmed her so t)iat.her:.veneer of hardness was taken away'asi- sopn, she would , wipe ro.ff the make-up which had fitted her. on the stage a while ago. • ' • She was not long enough alone to have regained her .composure when.'the .entire ferninme membership '.of -the cast,, at the show's \''M conclusion, crojv.d.ed into, the 'f,i, dressing .room to renew their cpn- gra,tulatippsj and,-when finally .she wa s, dress ed and r.ea dy to go home, she found waiting for ; in tho [s| auditorium, making an :excited '"' circle about Mr!:,arid Mrs.;Osborn, such a'group bf'-.tbwnspedple that she could not restrain her'tears. "Dorothy at last'went hornc with her parerttsTT-triumphant/-lifted to f?| >the stars, and yet strangely hiuirn- ^ bled,: strangely different}from ' !L ~ ~° Dorothy Osborn who h here this..even ing, in cheap' 'Oar Ii| nnd cheap clothes, and- feeling ril their r cheapness.: •'•••'" . XTp. Be Conlinuea) }frpm ijjHi 5.1 had ewma [•' I The Editor's Letter Box From California (To the editor:) Well, what a ice afternoon J'yc had, as I rc- eivcd a big bunch .of the good ole Dlyth'evillc Couriers and did they cok good to me. I read everything n them from front to back aud it .11 looked good. And who wouldn't be proud of he Blytheville football team. They iave really gone to town and everybody should fcsl real proud of hem and of Mr. Laslie and Mr. iickelt for the •wonderful training. Just returned to Merced from Whsatland where I spent. Thanksgiving with a bunch from Arkanas, including two brothers and a ister, and had turkey. And what >ig turkeys they do .raise out here, lad the pleasure of eating at c. '. C. camp and what a feed. And arc these Chinamen good cooks. They say it's winter here but no ice yet, just a little fog. Am working every day but 'just .eight hours. All women here just work .eight 'hours a .day and. they, draw, as much pny as the men— maybe more. This town .is the gateway to Yosemite i^ark,'. tPPVlation ; about " O.COO, and has. 60 cafes and" two nice hotels. The California ing Co. has about .the largest peach and . apricot orchard , in the world here, which works lots of men the year around. And are the .peaches good. , • The Blylhevilie fair must have been a real fair— also a big ccle- •bralion November II. Well, that's what it takes to" put a town over —something to -pull, the people there. '' Reen, I cnjoj'ed Over' the Bridge Table very much. '.You. just don't write them often enough is all. ' Here's hoping Uie winter there won't be as cold ns last winter. And all I would like .to see the Rlce-Stix factory there when I get back. Am going down to see the Bay bridge before I come home. . They say it's wonderfuWonly 140 miles from here. • • • Good luck-to:BlyBievilIe. . ' Bess Godwin : 712 Fifteenth st. Merced, iCalif. • 'CJiute Junjping Opposed For Elders in Soviet TIPJUS, . p£;S;.H.... .tUP)—f aira- chute jumping'is'not for the aged —at least jiot beyond .the 100- year mark --- Sakhari Geladzi, . clalmuig 126 years discovered! I after making , Ins first leap from )i | .a parachute .tower s .-Tiflis : r.c\vspapers published Ge-" ,ladze|5 jump .as a sensation and^ achievement, only to be repri s manned.'.by P.ravda, organ of the' Gpmmunist party with the statement that "parachute jumping >s .a business ot youth ' j" In France, so.nic gccsc'.are fed" by forcing food thiough a funnel into a bird's .mouth. Such forci- '' blc feeding enlarges the fowls liver for use as pate de foic gra ,' OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hooplej hnt reason ii should b.: iumdlecl i torce is required for its cxpu .vith a little more care tlian i : ; s i on . it is safer to have the nose idinarily given it. Do-not, therefore, submit it to mncccsfary insults and damage, f you must blow your nose whca you have a cold, be careful not o blow it in such mannm- as to orce tho infected material .from lie. nose through the eustachiau "ubcs Into the cars. The small rustacliian lubes nsu 'rom the batk oi tho ;ioso into he internal car. When they be obstructed by su'dlim: or by ; ufecti3n, there is prompt intcr- Ccrcncc wJUi hearing. The head becomes lull of noisr.-. \vhistlcj. ind other disturbances of sound. IHE BLACK WHITE COLLAR JO& Many years ago. a French post- •nastcr who had suffered gradual less ol heaving and who troubled a great deal wilh noises in iis head thought of n way to pass a tube up Io the opening pf the emMchkan tube and to cmply it of its obstructing content. This method has been cicvcl- opcd, and it now is possible io clear the custachian tube In this ivny to aid heaving, and to help clear up infections in the ear. When you blow your nose always keep one nostril open as a owcvmsu. etiM, S/i^ 1 *' 1 ' ™' VC| In lhc correct lech- —_ • ^1 nic of nose blowing, the handker- suilably irrigated with a slightly warm .saline solution. Ill-treatment of the nasal li.i- suc, which may result in secondary infection or severe damage, involves the pulling of hairs, the attempt to cut the passing scissors up into the nos<\ or (lie poking of hard probes or directors into the nose to vcmoic foreign, substances or crusts. When there arc crusts in ti.o nose because of infection or tisni- sige to the nasal septum, or [or some similar reason, they be softened-with oils or ointments. and no attempt should be to break them off. houl . A Ing solution for the nose coniaiv,.,- very sniall ^amounts of scdii. borax, and salt, in water. Towu Can't Keep NEW HOLLAND, Pa. lUPi -. town has gone several mc wltbout-a-burgess, because no' can be found who wani n year Job. The last burge.-s Dr. >V. R. Plersol, a who resigned because ol p on him to remit fines of violators and grunt spvdal to speeders. 5>RAVO WA6 TOPPIM6 OP VOU TO THPDUQM THE "ROPES POR ME AMD V<AVO THA.T LEA5E Cf&B WAY VOU LAMDEO Rid ATS AKiP LEFT SOW THEIR A"R6UMEMTS WAS COLO55AL HAK-R-UMP —WE ME A4>3OOT>OWM PWMEWT Ikl 3 MIMUTES f I ALWAYS GIVE -THE BEST SERVICE, MR. (40OPLE I SAVED YOU A$3OO POWKi PAYMEWT 1(0 CpURT, YOU SK3WED POM'T A LEAS.B YOU HE fiETS MY , BILLY J mr. \e YET TO safe

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