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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 8, 1938
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(PAGE FOUR BLITHEVILLE, (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THE BT/ttHEVlLLE COURIER NEWS THB COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. EJUNB8, iote National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., Ntw York, Chicago, DeBolt, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City,-Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered us second class mater at the poet office at BlythevUlet Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City of Blylhevllle, 15o per week, or 65c per month. By mall, within a radius of 60 miles, $3,00 per year, $1.50 for six months, 16c lor three months; by mail In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, $6.50 per year;'In zones seven and eight ,$10.00 per year, payable In advance. Masculine Speech. Your mutleru college youth is ;t ml- blooilccl, he-niiiii fellow ;tml there isn't much chance of his LciiiK taken for anything else. He even carries his miisculitiity prognmi into his grammar. For, according to a recent liiiiguis- tic survey, he would rather lie uu- KKimniiilicul than conspicuous, uiul much prefers the chaiicoof being lakeii for mi illiterate than the possibility of being considered pedantic. Ho avoids wor(ls like adorable, divine, e.xi|»isife, naughty and precious for the same reason Unit, )iis slung vocabulary doesn't contain "ducky" and "goody." They're too feminine. And lie deliberately drops doivn to "it's IDC" when he actually knows the correct "it is I," because he is afraid of being set apart. lie prefers to IK: trite, colloquial and slangy because lie prefers (.u be inconspicuous. • Well, it's at least simple, direct and unaffected. It avoids the "gcntcelisms" and the stilted affectations of other periods. And when (he college man filially needs to use the more subtle discriminations in his speech, he probably can find them. Rude Awakening Something happened in Philadelphia the other day- that may bring a reduction; in our. •much-denounced auto • slaughter. Mrs. Ellen Oberhollxcr was tossed out, of bed long before Itci! regular gettiiig-iip time. It Jill oWurral when two cars carne together in the early morning hours and then crashed- into the beauty parlor beneath Mrs. 'Oberholfzer's apartment. Now Mrs. OberhollwH' like an.vmio 'else doesn't appreciate bein;; tossed mil of bed at such an hour, especially when she, gets a wrenched back and something of a .shock to boot. Before that rude awakening she was probably one of the many people who worry about /traffic fatalities and _who' fcei sorry when .someone they know gets banged up. No doubt she told her. friends that 'something ought (o be done about the way people kill each other on the highways. Now, it _is to be Imped, Mrs, Ober- holUer wilF feel impelled really to do something about reckless driving. She is' very -unhappy about that lost slumber and positive action may be in the offing. So, if atitos keep on going OUT OU11 WAY around knocking people out of bed in the middle of the night, a great upsurge of sleep lovers may l>ut an end to this blood spilling on the streets and highways of America. Fire Arson used to coat the United States 100 million dollars worth of property each year. That figure has now bucn reduced to a mere fraction and the .scientific, "story book" detective is responsible. The war on arsoir has brought out instvumcnts which point out the. incendiarist like a screaming siren. Kor instance a warehouse fire supposedly burned a half million dollars' worth of silver fox pelts. But a pho- tomicrographed bit of ash revealed that the .skins were not silver fox, but rabbit, and this revelation brought a confession. The spectroscope, used originally by astronomers, hjis been turned to use by the arson lighters, and rubbish" from a burned building can he spcetrographed to determine every possible chemical element in the blaze—or used to .start it. An inceji- diarLst using flashlight powder was caught that way, when .ordinary chemical analysis didn't reveal it. Where this work affects the ordinary citizen isn't so much that fires arc prevented and criminals caught, but his lire insurance rate drops considerably thereby. . Germany Is holding licr hands ont to England in friendship, provided England recog- nises Germany's natural demands for return of colonies.—Franz von Pnpcn. * * * I'm no ciummy.—ciiarlcs McCarthy. Pitl.v iHirph. Pa., a candidate for Democratic State Committee. TUESDAY. MARCH 8, 1938 Have a Guess Your guess is as good as the next on i the conversational (rends when Hoiehs- fuehrer Adolf Hitler spends a week visiting Premier Uenito Mussolini early in Mny. 1 They probably will talk about Austria and they undoubtedly will talk about C/echoslovakia, and there may be a dov.en developments between now and then that will influence the topics ol discussion .Russia' undoubtedly will be mentioned, and France, and what each nation is liable to do—well, just in case. England is likely to be in and out of the conversation, and Anthony Eden and Chamberlain, though just how, no one knows. In fact, any prediction as to what Hitler and Mussolini will do when they get together for a week'.s tete-a-tete along the Koine-Berlin axis is too dependent on what happens by that time to be predictable. Hut there is one thing you can bet on. This is practically certain. They aren't getting together to elect a queen of the May. By Williams SIDEGLANCES By George Clark "I li«|ie none of you hoys think I can tench von anything '/'"I will help you make money." THIS CURIOUS WORLD SO/Vie -FtOW-ERS OPEN IN THE MORNING AND CLOSE /XT NIC5HT/ OTHERS OPEN AT NfGHT AND CLOSE (JF> WHEN THE SUM APPEARS. HOW DO BfROS IN THE TROPICS KNOW WHEN TO NOKTH IN SPRING? CONCEIVED THE IDEA HIS RELA-TIVITV THEOF3V /A/ /- KLCWERS arc open at the time ol day or night when tiie insects they wish to attract arc abroad Some blossoms depend on bees, butterflies and other day-flying insects lo carry tliei,- poti™. while other plants close (heir petals during the (lay and open iliem only at night, when moths are /lying. NEXT: Elephants that eycstixdcs. The Family, Doctor P»t O*. A Soro Throat Is O'J'lcn liulicalion of Sonic lAir iYloro Serious ! IIH!SS HI5 BAG OF \ T WHY, THAT'S * TO GIVE ME MORE WEIGHT- AMDRE PRESSURE:.' THICTV VEARS TOO'SQOW >« aM.UK.Mcc ^ (NO 1681 KY DJi, MOHKIS ritillULlN Editor, .lonrnal of Ihc Amcriran Association, anil of ' the Health M.iiM/iir.- 'lliis is particularly the reason of the year for sore throat. Tiicy have many different causes. It would be logical and perfectly .scientific to make a bactcriologic study of every sore (hroal and to treat Hie coiidifion according to the eerms llial arc found in each instance. There IB one type of .sore throat that ccrlainly must never '::<• missed as to diagnosis; tliat is ttjph- thsrlc sore throat. Here it is absolutely necessary to make a s\vao of the throat and lo make a culture ol the germs dial are found so Hint a sufficient amount of good antitoxin may be given a.> soon as possible If the condition proves to be diphtheria. 'filers arc, however, far more SOre throats <tlle In nUl'-r pauses than ac due to di|>liUieri;i a [one For instance. Hie (oiitils may Ire infected by any one of : . great number of genus. In conditions Ihcrc is iwiajiy redness of the throat, .swelling, diniculfy (n swallowing and n considerable qn-.ounl of fever, ycueral weakness and illness, and A depressed toiKlilion whicli iiw.v make tue patienl feel more ill tlun || lc a»n- ditlou o[ the tinoiit beein;, to war . rani. In Mich ca«,s it is of 11,1- ntmosl Importance to put Hit- patient to bed mid to protect, him against serious complications. !f the patient is put. to bed. it the diet and hygiene arc suitably controlled H tiic Ilirout is aticquulcly treated by useful reinedie.s to help to control (lie infection, the condition will in most CH.SCS clear up rather prompt, U'itJiout cITccl.s. y .subsequent .scnou OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoople vtm~~, •^ ra SPEAKIMC3 IP TH 1 ^V-l OF HEEL'S, WMBrJ CO 1 <5ET MAKE A I?/ -THAT FIVE BUCKS BACK you NICKED OUT OF Y x^ I ME "POR HERE" < ' V, THREE IW ONE WOr/VJH.— LOOK AT MILK/ SO BLUE /T'D Gll/e YA A ^.>¥4 CO CAST OP (;ii.iit,vt'i'i:ns VOI.I.Y i; u BIS i;y. j^ru l in l.unUon \vlicu . r i '' BANKS> H is imporUiiil lo realize, however, thai, a sore I hroal, may lie flic bsqitmins of an attack of scar-1 let fever or ol measles or of soinei of l.l:e other acute infectious clis-' cases, until Ihc diagnosis is made' with tcrtainty it is not salt lo I Vc«(criliij: .Irrry :ind Cabcll lank* (itiri and .Icrty K»!|H for < uniivem-nt, f,iki.i s „ lltillsh shlli «» (hu ivur. CHAPTER XXX I UST how, Jtrry Wliilfteld won- J derett, did Ihe commander of an American privateer go about get- ling a visit, home? H was now high summer and he was far from Connecticut. Ho had new difficulties. The ship lie had engaged in combat had received a broadside from one of Ihc May Queen's long guns (hat wrecked her. There had been barely time to remove her oflicers and men to the May Queen before she sank. ."Very bad business," Jerry com- litaincd to his first male. "Our Runners need practice." His thrifty Yankee nature revolted at sinking ;i good ship. Now that lie had his own vessel, he had pledged himself to I urn over all other captured prizes to his government. The May Queen was again lull of. prisoners. Plainly, there was but one thing lo do— put them Jishore oft the coast of Prance as he had done thai other lime. This was accomplished, but at the price of a fortnight • ot maneuvering. And then lie chanced on another gun brig. But that is another slory, leading to yet another. * * $ Polly saw her father coming down the street, walking as usual with his two canes, and yet more urgently. He turned in at the picket gale, forgetting. lo shut it after him; and when Nuisance ran lo meet him he frisked him away with his canes. Clearly, Tropid was not himself. And then Polly understood. He was holding out a letter to her. She uttered a little cry, took the letter and broke Die red seal. There fell out a folded sheet with ;i shurl message written on Ll: "Aly dear Polly," said Hie olc- giint. \vri1iug that was obviously not Jerry's, "f send you this letter from Jerry which 1 forgot to post four months ;igo. It was written during our last stop in Wilmington when 1 was hard pressed with M'orry and so f absent-mindedly Put it with some papers lo be left with my banker. Today on opening (he packet f came on Ihc lel- ICT. Words cannot express my rc- Kret. I hereby tender my apologies In you and shall tender the same f'> -Jerry when T see him this evening on (he Gray Gull, We ;ire ;iboul lo go our separate ways and 1 shall sorely miss the companion- ship of this man I have come to regard as a brother. As he is coming to you in person as fast as ship can lake him, I shall leave him to recount our adventures since we parted from you. Your admiring and ob'd't s'v'l, Cabell Banks, junior." examined (he date of the letter now and began to specu- ate. about Jerry's arrival. II had jeen written 12 days ago. Cabell lac! implied that Jerry was coming :>y ship. . . . "Whose ship?" , . . What did it matter so long as he as coming! . . . The air seemed charged with expectancy now. The little lipusc with the overhanging second story became the scene of much activity. Polly elected to ''clean house" while they wailed for Jerry's siiip to put in at Lymc, and she all but wore Trepid and Dick to the bone in her zeal/i Floors and woodwork and windows.' were washed (ill they shone. The kitchen copper was scoured and polished. Window curtains were laundered and rchung with infinite care. "Is he comin' to sec the house or you?" Trepid nsked in irritation. "I never knew a man off a ship caret! a continental whether he had window curtains or not." "I want the Connecticut Chel- scys to look as shipshape as the Massachusetts Whitfields," Polly answered. Yet they both knew it was (o soothe her anxiety that she did these things, and to fill the days of restless waiting. * * * WHEN the house stood shining and spotless and she could ihink oC nothing more to do lo it, Polly bought a length ot calico print !o make herself a new frock. She looked longingly at some India muslin displayed in Mr. Pell's store; but now that these were no longer being imported from England, Ihcy were too dear for ordinary people lo buy. "The calico will do very well,", she told Ihe clerk. "Now show mo some buttons lo trim it in, and some while stuff for a baby's dress." Mrs. Pell came sweeping through Ihc slore presently and paused at Hie counter. Because she wished lo have further conversation, with Polly she decider! to forgive her for lhal. outburst they both remembered so well. Slic incjuired now: "Arc you buying stuff (o make little Richard a dress Polly?" "Yes," replied Polly. Then she added Irinmphantly, "For myself itoo! My husband's coming 'home. . I look for him any day now." | Airs. Pell- looked attentive and I chewed her under lip. "Is he in itlie navy, did you say?" 'No. He carries papers ,f<?j: privateer sailing." j ' "His own?" the question 7f nteiided merely as a humiliation. "lie's been on a friend's priva- lecr," Polly answered, "but he's leaving that now. I don't know A-hat ship he plans to'come (o Lymc on, but I've had definite word that he's coming." She Aimed her back pointedly on Mrs: Pell and went on with her shopping. (Foolish Polly! Forever riling that small-souled, cruel woman who has it in her power to hurt you!) tit JT seemed lo Polly that she must hurry through her sewing with frantic spend. Bui when her dress was complete to the last button and when little Richard's was finished as- well, she saw (hat silo had been too haslyj She found herself'with trtrie"on her hands each day whcn-ftie housework Was done. Small Richard' was a gootl baby, not troublesome. He pfij ferred to be let alone. Polly foit, into the way of leaving him \vilh his grandfather while she went down to the iiver and looked toward the Sound lo see if a strange sail might be coming in. ... One day she recalled a queer old woman of her childhood" who had gone to the harbor every day to look for her lover who had been lost at sea 40 years before. And when Polly remembered this mad old woman she stopped going to 'the harbor and began busily pulling up pear preserves instead. She felt now that misfortune had surely overtaken Jerry, for it had been two months since Cabell's letter. Ships were getting into New England harbors with very little trouble.. . . No, he was not coming now. This fact Polly sensed and accepted. She laid away Ihc enlico print with the gay buttons down its lighl-fiitt waist. She' talked less and laujiti) not at all. Not even Mrs. Ptf- dared accost her when they met on the street, so still and brooding was her face. Often al night Folly would read Jerry's letter—her one love letter —before she blew out her candled It's edges' were becoming frayed. "I must learn to live for the other three," she fold herself. In a few months she would be 20 years old: • Al sewing circle Mrs, Pell remarked with narrowed eyes: "Tlio whole thing's a hoax. It's obvious she nevct had a husband. ... A fine comedown (or a good old family!" Mrs. Pell had never liked Polly's gcnllc London mother from the day she stepped off Trepid Clielsey's ship, and so it was easy to dislike the daughter. (To Be Concluded) Announcements. l"he Courier News has been 'iu thorixcd to make formal announcement of the following' candidates for public office, subject to Uic Democratic primary August 0. Tor C'oinilv Treasurer R'. L. (I5NAY) GAINES For Sheriff and; Collector HALE JACKSON' Cuimly Court tlrrk T. W, POTTER «, 1'or County Tax Assessor' W. \V. (BUDDY) WATSON BRYANT STEWART 1'or County and Probate Judge UOYLB HENDERSON 1'or Circuit Court Clerk HARVEY MORRIS Tl.t Couiicr Ncwfi has been au- Ihoriied to make lormal umiomico- 1'iciit <,'f (ho fnllowimr candidates for city ofliccs til the Blylhcyille innnicipal election April 5. f'or City Clerk RUTH BLYTHE 1'or City Attorney ROY E. NELSON ! Hit; condition as of little or no nriancc. *." vast mnjorily of cases of n! (eu-r. mras)e.«. dlphlliena -Aiioopine, couirli occur in chil- 1'or them every sore (hro;U ';]'; ;:;(Vc serious consideration. ^ii,i:•:"•, will not swallow a. • '.•'"'I r-'ij. They on tell the; »"" '>i.r.-, from Ihr end ones by >»e!':i'.3 the shells with their Ni:\V ,St>HtN(; YAHNS AM) r ASH IONS Hy Ucnut i'UKK INSTRUCTIONS •Mis. Leslie Hooper Hull Cliirkasawba 1'honc 192 WASHED •% AXOl.lZEf] ?'ffU5T TREATED" V KB IV/lXfll Process COTTON SE£D 'I. V. I,. 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