The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 3, 1940 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 3, 1940
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THE BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS <X>. H.'V. HAINES, Publisher i. GRAHAM SUDBURY, Editor FAMUEL r. NORRIS, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City. Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered-us second class mailer at the post- office at Blj'thevllle, Arkansas, under act of Cons. October 9, 1917, Served by tlie United Press. SUBSCRIPTION HATES By carrier in the City ol Blytlievltle, 15c per . week, or 65c per month. By mail, within A rndlus of 60 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months, 75c lor three months, by mall in postal zones two to sU inclusive, $6.50 per year; In zones seven and eight, uo.OO per. payable in ad-anc*. Seeing Is Believing ' Gradually (he schools sire bai\\g brought closer to the real problems in life Dial must be tackled sooner or later anyway by the youngsters. The six hours or so which youngsters spend in the classrooms each day nre no longer completely dissociated from the nulsiilc world. For some lime, progressive Iwichev.s have been taking it upon Uicmsdw,; to bring lo (heir charges at, first hand those aspects of the community with which the kids will be concerned in a few years—the operations of (he waterworks, museums, lire and police departments, courts, i'aclories. The experiments have been largely successful. Now, I'or (lie lirsl time, however, an entire school system is going to tackle the problem and will present to .small fry an attractive, centralized program related to the community. A committee of 50 persons in DCS IMoines, la., will study all phases of the city's cultural, business, commercial and political life lo formulate a digestive program of study. The idea -'of the Dos Moines experiment will be to get away from the In'i;. anti-miss system of leading children around the city to observe industry and such, or of bringing leaders in to talk to the kids without bothering ;ibont DIG lack of correlation between topics. If the DCS Moincs plan works out, as it seems certain it will, it \vill very ••• likely be copied by school .systems all over the country. •Business,' civic and culiH.ivil leaders will bo anxious to cooperate. There is no more certain way of educating an inquiring youngster than to lead him right into (he middle of whatever it is he is studying and telling him, "See, there it is. That's how it works. D OOS t| lat make j( . cleai . r Chances are it will. Seeing i>s |, 0 . lieving—mid understanding. Small fry will absorb lessons much more quickly if they can see what the teacher is talking about. Industrial processes need not, be awesome mysteries and the business of making laws doesn't need to be confined to the text books. Up to now, the chief difficulty hns neeirihal the lessons taught iii this fashion have been spasmodic, unrelated, sketchy. There h;is never been a city-wide program that attempted lo give anything like an exhaustive survey of all the aspects of a community T>cs Moines is trying | 0 do that. The program is under the direction of Miss Alice Myers, who will organize the survey preliminary to inauguration o f the now system. Miss Myers hope.s. among _olhci- things, to .supplement the fcnowi- edge gained through tours wiih follow- up visits of persons qualified lo discuss (he topic on hand, The excursion to some business office will uot be a Cook's tour and nothing else. It will be a moving and real' demonstration of commercial techniques. Youngsters who get that kind of a picture of their city can't help but bo better prepared to take over the reins of management than their elders were. (AM.)' COURIER NEWS Twit Nations Celebrate • Seven years ago on Jan. 30, two men celebrated anniversaries. In the United Stales, President. Roosevelt celebrated his first birthday in the White House. In Germany, Adolf Hitler observed (he end of his first year in the chancellory. A few days ago, both men again held cdlebrations. From the While House came a kindly, firm plea for a renewed attack on infantile paralysis, a disease that once brought death to many. From Berlin came another kind of mpssagc for another kind of ball In —a bitter, hateful, sordid promise of a bigger and better war, w i I h m o r e deaths, more cruelty. "We in Germany," said Hitler, "have seen enough of democratic ideals." And we in America have seen alb- Jfcllicr too much of Nazi methods. We still like our kind of war better—the war AGAINST death and disease.. Russian Warriors Waver The (-'inns are trying an 0 |,| \.\'ovld War (rick along the Mannerheim front. Instead of bullets they are sending over promises of bread and butter and milk and soup for any Russian soldiers who care lo surrender. A number of Reds were reported to have accepted the offer, just as Germans did in 1918; and it has become necessary for commissars to herd Soviet troops away from the temptation to run across the line for a bowl of hot soup. Soviet soldiers must, know that the words of persuasion might, easily be a trap—that the promised food might- not bo forthcoming. From all reports, it seems the Finns arc making good, bill the Rods have no way of being sure. Yet, they lu - c willing to uke the chance. Apparently the bill of fare on tlio Russian side is not exactly what you'd expect to find at the RiU.' SO THEY SAY OUT OUR WAY believe that the war will definitely come , an end In a few months as a result, of revolution In German-occupied territory and later in Germany iUselt.-Archdufcc Felix of Austria. * « « H we are going to loan money to Fiiilmid. let as loan it without any strings attached ro that |hc Finns may use it in any way that \v,ll be morf. hclpful.-Willinm rt. ensile, adviser on foreign policy lo G. O. P. national committee. * « . All right-thinking people have long since rejected the Idea that the po \Mes governing oiir industrial life-upon which Jobs for mliltnns depcnd-can be dclcrmined by men who are responsible to no otic for their decisions.— Senator Burton K. Wlicclcr (Dem.. Mont.). * » » We do not sing a song of hntc, nor do we form an organization known as |),o Royal Order of Ingratrs.-wniinin Green, prwidenl American Prdcratlon of rxibor. siDEGUNCES "If you want (his car (o run again, Pop, please don'l into help me." THIS CURIOUS WORLD 1. M, RCO. U. S. PAT. Of r » IMASINO-UNES" "^ T" 8L ° T VOU STUDV THIS DESKSN 30 SECONDS, AND DRAW ITFROAA SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3, '< THE CAPTAINS DAUGHTER BY HELEN WORDEN ANSWER: Imagine no Jines Uiat aren't, there! Hull'-Tniihs of 'Lord Haw Haw', Suave Nazi .Broadcaster, Disconcert Britain , , ^mspondcnt broadcasting .stations can b c re- Jan. 3.-Every night I ccivecl. As for owners of better roni s<x until niid.iight a sharp air radios-it is highly danucrons to S , . bctwcci > Britain listen in to an'English broadcast, I'Ti ? U0 ' fol ' Bht by N0t °"^' is Gestapo-Hie dreaded s but by broadcasts. Antl. 1 Na/i secret police-always on Ihc i'""-" 1 " 3 ' has lht C<1 B C - i s " co "- ''"I neighbors spy on neigh- cnormm, frt, !"' 1 °" ( W '" h «»] tora in l " c ^"cavov lo curry favor lv nrirr ,» E f' T " Cir Cllci)|) - wi(h " 1C local Na7 - f ho ^ lc t«- So •• U • L- lllcrclorc »'Wely soW, ivhen Ihc Eiiftlish broadcast spe- pccplcs radio nmcliiucv arc clcv- J cial nciv.s hiilletttis In German it II-jSTKIIIlAYl ).urrl,.« lo J,,||, ,i,,J, n, m , in.! i.].,,,j,-, i,, n , Kllt ,:„•„,,,'„•;,;. JnilKB «ll»»»,.., ili>5 cii«p. Jin'rle urrSvt» I,, |J,,, C („ )ic ., r JMk ^ ewn, ,,(,, ]).,„ „„ l,l» c« e< i B1 .,,r"„». f'' "''!•'» !>"» li"« IICMI hldtfl, ~ lilr. WJn-i, •fauiinr llj''.n nil. vruntMiui, »|,c BOM wllli bltii. CHAPTJiH X QERTAIN now (hat Dan intended ^ to many Lynda Martin, Marie was furious. Her thoughts, min- JJted emolioiii-, ot anger, hurt pride and growing Jove, boiled within ner «s she crowded into the employes' elevator at Varnet's Thursday morninjj. when Tominj Ryan took her home the night before she had left him at South street, too sick at heart to argue further with her fathei- about Tommy or Dan. This morning her feelings \vere so mixed that she would have declared she loved neither boy. She raid as much lo Evelyn Marlow, one of (he models, when Evelyn kidded lioi- about Dan Donovan waiting lor her at the employes' door the night before. "I don't cai-e if I never see another man again," she told Evelyn, us the girls changed in Hie dressing room from street clothes lo model slips. "They're more trouble than they're worth." Evelyn laughed. She had china blue eyes, a doll-like face, ami a fiood-natured disbelief in all human beings. "You're telling me?" she asked. "Listen, kid, no guy's worth anything but what you can get out of him." Evelyn was blond and pink and white, hanc-some in a showv way with a hint of the blowsiness which would come later. As she lalkeJ, Mario thought of the men who waited for Evelyn at the em- ployes' door. They had sleek, well-fed looks, but they were puffy imcier the eyes and {heir mouths were mean. Marie had Jclt undressed when they stared at her. "Mrs. William Marlin wants a dress in a hurry for that party .she's giving Saturday night," said Varnel, bustling in. "She's not satisfied with the gown she was going to wear." As usual, Varnet was dressed in th? height o£ fashion. Jn his tweed lour-in-hand was. a scarf pin with 1 a gold horse's head on it and on the little linger of his left hand, a lapis-lazuli ring with a crest cut in it. He gave a slight cough and eyed ihe- girls. "I want the one who looks the w;iy Mrs. Martin might if she were 50 years younger, lo model Ihe collection." The girls tillered. Yarn el .frowned. "Now you mustn't laugh, This is really a very serious mailer. Marie, you modeled for Lynda Martin, but I'm afraid I'll have to take you lov her aunt, too. You're £N spite of liis remark about hei age, Vsrnet was one of Mrs Martin's slaunehesl admirers. She had family, money, and (lie right friends. She also had the rudeness born of self-assurance. She -ould and did call Varnet a snob liked"-t aCe ' C ° minE fl ' om hci ' he He watched hopefully as Marie valkcd slowly into the salon. Except that she was a U-ifle palci than usual and the fact that her tlark eyes had a shadowy look to them, Marie showed no trace of the previous night's excitement. . ne w h»e gown gave her a stately air that had been missing in ihe flirtatious scarlet satin she had worn for Lynda. She held herself with great dignity as she swept back and forth in front of Mrs. Martin. But bcneatti.hcr reserve y °. l Lf oulcl seo slle was nervous. . is . your Sown, heart for Dan tmist jnto tears. Varnet and his customer stared at her in utter bewilderment well '" g VWT groovc - ! to mtically, Varnet signaled for .. saleswoman lo lead Marie out. ''It's nothing but a case of icrves, my dear Mrs. Martin," he soothed. "Now, did you like that gown as well as I?" lie chattered on, silting down hcside her on the settee. Jn another moment, Kay Ttiaycr, a (all, statuesque brimet, ras modeling the dress which Marie had shown. "You needn't have done Hint," aid Mrs. Martin, mollified by Varnct's solicitous manner. "Yes, I'll lake the dress. But I must ay Ihe experience has been rather ipselting. I do hope the girt is all She rose. "Dear me, know how the other 1 '' C . S )'> ^° ^ ou su PP°se she is h Vamol shook his head, "SI a» right. I'll senl i hel . homc noon. Her father is quite well- i understand. He owns sev< barges. She and her parents I on one." ,," iiow extraordinary," murniii Mrs Martin fastening her : Well, W e all enjoy our differ little circles. Mow, Varnet, • will have the dress ready by S urciay night, won't you?" * t * MEANWHILE Marie was try lo forget Mrs. Martin's wo- Evelyn Marlow had given he ; drink of water and Kay Tha- was fanning her. "Take it easy, kid," Evelyn vi S ? y i" g ', T 1 only lvish J ! ™l a s- of Scotch for you, that would you on your feot." Marie wiped her eyes "I'n crazy fool." "Anything you like." In another moment Katie back. "He says'he knows y01 hero and to tell you his nanu Daniel Donovan." The other models stared Marie expectantly. She flung evening slippers she was (aloft across the floor. "Tell him • [one for the day." Still smarting under what felt was Dan's deliberate dee she continued to work. Once ce, during the morning, Var this ore shc She 4n ' "Any chance of your get' t?" he Hsked gruffly "Why?" ' "Oil, I thought wo miglil m i holiday of it. Sort of n retin f you like io call it that." ! 'lanced at the blue sky. "if nice day. Maybe we might boat-ridin' in the park." ' She laughed. U was the i lime she'd done it that • "Tommy! As it you didn't I enough of the water. Sure, love to go." He clutched her arm rougi "What about this other guy?"' Her eyes grew ..bright and hi "He's nothing to'me." i (To Bn Continued) W ! 'II-W •!', wfefe^^ K l4 HE'LL WAIT TILL HE THINKS WE GOT IT ALL SHOVELED OFF BUT WE'LL FOOL HIM - THIS IS ENOUGH FEI TWO By J. R. Williams OUR BOARDING HOUSE will NO , IT AIN'T--TH1S IS TERRIBLE! IT WOULD BE FAR MORE ENJOVABLE IF WE'D CLEAN TH 1 WHOLE POND BUT WHEN TH' LOAPERS STARTED COMINi 1 ro BE TOO MAD TO ENJOY IT.. IS THAT QUEER OF? NORMAL? _-£-vS£v x 'sf^M- Sis! 'V c&. :-x.*> CT>V'W<U I/V-K, '!•? BV JUPITER, JAK.6 / 'YOU MAVE ROBBED ME A&AIN/—, ^CCWHVOLO WILL NOT RUM/ — TODAY OK Tup .•& TC6CK, THE DRATTED DO& MOPPET) ( A FEW-STEPS,AND STOPPED AS . / Oc'SOTO ^"""^ - ~ THE. A<M<36 ^0, I 9HOULD THUMP VpU FOR THlS/.^ o. FOLD VOUE JOWLS BACK UP, V FELLfX , BEFORE VOUR CHlM \ .- , OFF AN' 6POTS TH 1 j RU6.'~~ THAT GROWLER £. CAN'T ROM VVHEM HE'S A. PRize STEER/ He's PECULIAR. WoisJ'r TRAIN! A LICK, •JUST LIKE TONV GALENTO/ - BUT STICK Ml\A IM A , .. CALL THE FIREMEN! TO SAVE TM' CMIP6 HAVE TO BE CO\VM . FOR SCRAM/ is doubtful whether many Germans dare listen. BRITONS ADI) PUNS TO IIOKKOKS OF WAIl But Britain, a free country, does not block out German broadcasts. No man who listens in to these bulletins from Germany is in danger of his life of his liberty. Hence every night there arc thousands of Britons who hear the German broadcasts in the English language. With Ilial humor which never forsakes [he British even when engaged in a life and death «, press, stage and public have labeled the man who speaks with an exaggerated English accent—"Lonl Haw Haw." Some even call him •Lord Hep Haw." They make jokes abcui, him. For instance, one reader wrote lo las paper: "Gcrmnn bombers visited ihc Shetland Islands yesterday and at- .nckcri a warship. They missed the ihlp, but killed three sheep. I shall -'Xiiecl Lord Haiv flaw to claim to- .liglit that 'we sunk three war- ihccps'." JHE 1'OISOX IX IIA\V HAWS SUCAK-COATKU DE1.IVKKV Hov.-cvi-i. il i.s- gradually .slnkiti!; .n to the British authorities that uml Haw Haw i.s not lo bc laugh- id at. He is most insidious. Of course, when ho tells the British ihiit, they arc starving. Ihey merely Imigh. because they Ir.vw ;hc lacl.-. But, he is daiigcrcu.s tc- CBiisr most of Ihc time he mixes .rnths with liall-trutlis and ri.s- iiiiscd lies. P»rt cf his British public, rccog- nizitii; thi' real trullis. is apt to begin «> tjclievc the rest. Esiiecialiy as Lord liniv How rloia not IwllO'y over the mike like Hitler and Go?r- in.? an,-l Goobbcl.?. He talks quietly. A-ith an nil of such sweet renson- aljlenes,s that jicople are ajit io fci'i;ci. lie is a paid Nazi propagandist. tic syeaks of the British oltCii more in sorrow than hi nngfr o; Iialc. He i.s apl \o bring to Uic- mifcr ^omc athlete, who is kr.o,\vi i» ti-.c British empire, and h.ivc him r.iri'i, his former British coiu- i<1f* «-ltli a note of pain t-lif <ir is t)i»-Wlitff them. There hsvo been various gue.'sc.. as lo his identity. At cue time il thought it was a Briton who I been convicted of tteason to his country. At another lime it was thought il was n former member ol Moslc.Vs liltlc Ha.scist cutlit. !5m (he urealci likelihood is that he i.i cither n (timer nltaclic ol the Gi'iman cmlia.^y In London or :> former German newspaper cor- iCi-jTOidiMH s'.atior.cci In London. Whoever he is, the British government is lieliig pressed to .see lo it thai ininicdiiitely aflor hr- has .•-oiti his iiii-oe. a coimlrr bro.idcnsl :'^il) lie made ijy Uritnin. .setting fwlli n! onto its'.side if .the mal- tci.s discussed. THE FAMILY DOCTOR T. M. REG. U. B. PAT. Off Peruvian Indians Recoiinized 'VaJnc \.j Of Cuichona Bark to Cure Malaria BY nit. JIOKRIS ITSHHK1N . est Incidence ol any disease Editor, Journal of thr, American ' attacks man. It Is said that Medical Association, and of (he Hculth Magazine Sometime before IG30 the Countess of Chinchoii, who had been sent to Peru as wife of the viceroy, v.-as cured of malaria fever at Lima by the administration of cinchona bjirk. Apparently it had Icng been known to the Peruvian Indians that Ihc bark of cinchona could control the symptoms o!' malaria. Tile Jesuit, priests brought the drug lo Europe in 16:|2. The effects of this prescription were so obvkus and so definite that a famous Italian phyiscian of the time said that cinchona did for mcdlciiiR what gun powder did for war. Probnlily no other medical discovery up lo that time hud Mich a tremendous effect on medical lions ol people , throughcut ^vorlrt have (his disease and 3.000,000 die every year. The disease was once widesp throughout the world hut is eliminated from many civ sections by Hie destruction of i (juitoes that carry malaria pods, .sivnmp.s and other force places. Fencing Goes Modern With "Electric FoJI DETROIT (UP)—The limc-l|| oicd art of (cueing will bc li venated with a modern t'f when ihc Wayne University f| iny team parries tind thrusts "electric fcils," the hand gul! lice. II wiped out almost completely all m. I ions about "corrupted humors" in Hie body ideas prac- of which lighl up when the le I scores a touch. Wayne coach Bcla dc Tin.] former saber champion of AKE|| . and strange, > ,— _. ideas aboul the nature of disease. (demonstrated Ihc Humiliating ;l I" 1»20 the .substance called [before Wnync student.'; In an Aril f(u!mim was isolated from the bnrl: by some iuvcM^atorf. Immediately it was recognized Mini Ihc quinine effective or its ex- Icnn premiere. DC Tuscan, worked years lo develop the -said he believes the Inuovil will revolutionize Hie sport and! hancc Its appeal to spectators I Announcements! 'Isrlf was much more than the crude bark tiacts. Today over 0 per c.cnt, of the imiifne used in the world ccmr? from trees grown In ihc Duldi, t:i.'-t Indies. More than 600 tons of I The Courier News has t ciuininc am used in medicine every j formally authorized to anno: year. if. however, all the malaria 'he following candidacies lor t in Ihe world were adequately treat- subject to the action of the De Quinine, cratic primary Jn August. Mississippi County Judge ROLAND GRF 4 EN Sheriff and Collector HALE JACKSON Quinine tiself is used net only to control malaria but h (lbca as •i substance which helps to lower fevers and lo relieve pain in various forms of rheumatic conditions. " is knoivn that it will irritate U.-.'-IIK. of the body and i.s used in injection .substances to centre! mid controlled with i' would be found that. 600 'tons Is SUM. a fraction ot what ihe world wually could use. Treasurer B. L. (BILLY) GAINES (For Secoiid Term) County ami Probate Ckr T. W. POTTER i; (For Second Term) varicose veins and hemorrhoids. '•'vriy om- O f (I,;, drugs thai is P'Jwcrlul (or good may also do harm and this- is especially true n ' n^uiiuc. Many people, are so si'iisiiivc lo quinine that they hav-p .'ashes on the skiti. ringing In HSR wrs. blisters, disturbances of di- Sf.stion. and similar symptoms "ii'.'ii (hoy take a dose ol this! iiiliq. I Mi'laria. the disease for which I 'I'liiiinr. i.s .specific, tanks next only j t'J hookwoiin in having the liigh- The Courier News has been!; Ihoiized to announce the toll I tng candidacies for election at Municipal Election, to be h April 2. Municipal Judgn DOYLR HENDERSON (For Second Term) GEORGE W. BARH.Ul City Cleric FRANK WHITWORTH CHARLES SHORT JOHN FOSTER City Attorney ROY NELSON I'litlCY A. WRIGHT

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