The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 28, 1936 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 28, 1936
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PAGE EIGHT ELYTHEVILLH, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MAY 28, 193(5 i THK BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS , THB COOMER NIJWS CO,, PUBL1SHEH8 ' C. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W.'IfAINES, Advertising'Mwuger Bole National Advertising Rcpratenutlvca: Arkansas Detroit, S DaUtei'i -inc., Now Voile, Otilcafjo, l?; Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the post office nt Blytlicvlllc, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9. 1B17. Servco DV We United Press 6UB6CIUPTION RATES fly carrier in the City of IJlythevlllo. Ifio per we«k, or tfi.60 pur year. In arivanw By niall, wltnin H radius o[ DO miles, 13.00 per year, $1.50 for six mouths, 76o lor three months; by nmii In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, 46.50 per year; In zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable la advance. War Insurance Only Half Way to l\uia>. If a man owned 11 fiictory and .spout huge sums to pity for tiro insurance, but refused to lay out.n dime to remedy the defective wiring, fiiulty fines, and other defects which, rniidc lirc.s ])rob;iblo, it would luit bo long before his friends and relatives yalhcrt'd about to have his hand examined. There never hns been a factory bwnor like flint and there never will he. But .mankind as a whole seems to be bent on making a very similar record in regard to the danger of war. A .current bulletin from the League of Nations Association in New York illustrates the point. The •Leajfuo of Nations budget lor 193(5- hfis just been revealed. Dm 1 -- ing this year the League will .s^end slightly more than $!),237,000, all iohl. This is about to four days' expenditure of the United States' HK!(i armament' budget. Similarly, the cost of supporting the League from 1020 to this present moment is substantially iess than the cost of maintaining Japanese troops in Maiichukuo in l!)3i. Great Hrilnin has paid to the League, from the first to last, about one-fourth of the price of a new drcadnaught. Incidentally, even this expense has been clem 1 gravy, for the League's rescue of Austrian credit in 1922 enabled Great Britain to recover a loan to Austria of two and qua-half, jnillion pounds, which . otherwise would have been written oil' as a. bud debt. This, then, is the way the world is willing to, spend for peace. For (ire insurance, in the form of armies, navies and air fleets; it will pour out billions of dollars; for fire prevention, in the form of the one international organization which can do anything toward keeping the peace, it spends next to nothing. If there is anything logical about a world that lays out its money that way, tho ; logic is not visible to the naked eye. . A good deal lias been said lately about the "death" of tlie League. Certainly the League has proved unable to check the Japanese in Jilan- chukuo, the Italians in Ethiopia, or the Germans in the Rhinelaml. Hut each failure merely emphasizes the world's dire need of a League which wouHl be truly effective. Unless modern civilization is to col- OUT OUR WAY lapse utterly in the fires of war, there must be some strong, concerted action to remove war's causes and to compel adventurers to keep the peace. Such action can be taken only through the League or through .some orgMiii'/.a- tion remarkably liko it. How long will it lie before the world at large is ready to reall/e that fact? As tilings stand now, we are spending all our money on lire insurance and letting lire prevention take care of itself. A Vasl Shifting Army If you've been wondering just how much the activities of government have expanded in recent years, consider the fact that one job in every 10 is a government position. In no other "industry" lias there been such activity, says the Civil Service Itcform League. I'Yom the lowest units of government upward, the trend in the hist decade or so definitely has been toward more and more public administration. Hut Hie trend is .significant, ton, for its shifting character and immense turnover. For politics makes and unmakes most of these jobs. There still is n large mass of government employes who labor under the shadow of the spoils system, with UK; result that efficiency and economy are thrown out the window. It is not the fault of any particular miminisli'ation, but a common weakness of all. It is time that Die electorate became smart and plugged harder for wholesale adoption of the merit svslein. SIDE GLANCES By George Clarkl Hidden Dynamite Member:; a! llic Ilcmocrallc Slnto Committee nri! reported by llic Arkansas Gazette to have "hciml reports" tliiit iui ellort may be iiuule (o luu'o a sr.cclnl niccllng ol tho com- mltlcc called lo pass upon the eligibility oi SUIc Comptroller Cirillln Smith lo I:? 11 can- dltlntc against Chief Justice C. E. John.son, wlio Is olfcrlng for re-election. Just who is to mnkc Ihe cirort. or who started tlic report, is not revealed. Nobody seems to know. Mr. Smith's legal <|imll Treat Ion lo hold the ofllce of chief justice Is questioned, It said. oir Ihc ground Hint he IIJIK not been engaged In tlic active practice of ln\v for eight years. Tlie cooipirollcr declares he will welcome such an investigation, and appears coiilident of lire result, lie was admitted to the bar at Memphis in 1023, according (o (lie Gazette, wus enrolled by llic Arknniuix Supreme Court as n practicing Httorney In this slate In Jnmuiry, 192T, and has served ns stale comptroller since 1032. To u layman H would seem there is little basis for challenging Mr. Smith's (iimlllica- ttons. lirt, be that ns it may, (here live circumstances which would lay the motives of the slnte committee open lo suspicion if a special meeting should be railed mul tho comptroller disqualified. The Dimmer in which this same committee nave tills same chief Justice his nomination in IS133 still rankles in many rank and nia bosoms. A second such performance might cause an explosion (lint would shake the. party foundations. 11 would be-a smnrl political gesture for the chief justice himself lo come to the defense of his opponent's status as a candidate, ninl thus manifest, for once, a willingness to abide by (he wishes of the rank and file concerning his own political fnte. —Dc Queen Dally Citizen. by Jean SeivwrigKt, 'Let's not start discussing- what wt'd 1)0 if we million* It always ends in a big disagreement." had THI$ CURIOUS WORLD ^ William guson By Williams OW- IT'LL PROBC/ BE VERY BEALJTIFLJL^WRIGHT" PEOPLE 5UEE APMICE BEAUTIFUL GAEDEM3, BUT THEY NEVER THINK. OF TM' SONS MADE HOMELY BY BEAUTIFUL. /RUINEP H4MDS- HAM<3 OM THEE BACKS SAGGY KME.E-3-RUNTY- I _^ HOLLEE CHESTEP.-/VJ'-- 5z OM, I WOULPNT woeev ABOUT . THAT ~ BECAUSE ALL. THE FOOT BALL AMP BOXING YOU PO, WILL MAKE YOU f- ISM er hTfc SCKnCf. IVC. . A .SHAPELESS, BROKEN SLAB OF SLACK BASALT STONE UNU3CKED THE SECRETS OR •4-.OOO VEAKS- OF ANCIEMT EGYPTIAN HISTOKV. THIS SLAB, KNOWN AS THE "ROSETTA STONE',' AND DISCOVERED IN 1799, WAS INSCRIBED IN TRIPLICATE,. IN THREE: LANGUAGES, AND FROM IT , THE EGVPTIAN- . i ALPHABET WAS DECIPHERED; BOIHN 1IKRE TODAY OAII, KVEKBTT, trliDir'of > l>r!» Cur coxluuie dtklKk offer«4 liy n hirKe Milk m«nufiictiiTlBr cuiiiimiiy, L'oiura lu New Yurtr tu Hiid ^vurk. ahe In tlttt —due to H Mrokc at Luck—by MADAMK M/KTTJC, prourtelor vf «• cxclk- jilve jtboji. Muiiiimr proven itm. lirrunicnlul und rflflcult to work for. DKIillK H'.llKiElKAVKS, TOmyt nrllcl, l« lutrrriKeil In Gall, »d (MTerN her (rleuilly idvlrr. I'ri-il urn ( I )• Cull »r<-« JI1CK Sl'Mltl.KH, \vbuftr: HlnlfT inu ktt rtjrMiiniHtr nr HClinol, Hh«r nUu br- ciiiiiKi ni'.illuliilfil wHk J.\V1'AI>IH I'HKNTON »bu, uudcr a unik of (rlk-iidlliii-iiK, tnnkm ulircw* plaDtf In iiilviiuce Itvr uwu IntcrvjilH, N'OW «O ON WITH TUB tiTORY CHAPTER VIII PAT MURPHY, the porter, glanced nt the time clock.and (hen at Gail. "Good morning, Miss/' he said. "Sure, everyone's early tills morning." "Good morning, Pat. It loohs like another fine day.'* "Maybe thnt's why everyone's so early. It's the Madiime herself that came iti half an hour ago, and, God forgive me, bul llicre's fire in her eyes." There was no laughter in the cloaltronm when Gail pushed thi door open. "Why's everybody so upset this morning?" G.-dl asked Clytie. "Oil, Madame's in a furiou: i?mper, and no one knows ye v,'lio'll get Ihe benefit of it." The mannequin shrugged he: shoulders. "Don't look so seared She won't eat you." "No," piped up Ariadne, "bu she mny make you feel less lhai Ihe dusl if she wanls to . . . an it won't be just a private affair She'll choose a moment whei she's sure of an audience." "f saw her with a telegram Maybe It was from Rex;" "Oh, is he sllll in Arizona? "I guess so," answered Clytie "I don't see why she should \vorr about him—sitting pretty .is con fidcnlial man on Hie job for th Travers Mining and Developin company." "Say, he must havo a goo thing. Does lie ever- come here? questioned Ariadne, who hnd CfO recently come lo Ihc shop. "Once in a blue moon; but don't Ihink it will make any difference lo you. Madame's the one who chooses his girl friends!" » » * pICKING up her handbag, Gail left the room. It Madame was on llic warpath and her ill temper directed at Gale lierselt the girl wanted lo know it and have it done with. But as she walked along Ihe rlimly-lit passage everything was peaceful. Perhaps, f the designing room'opened and er employer appeared on the hreshola. "Good morning," said • Gail uietly. Madame Llzette ignored the greeting, as-she flounced into the oom. "Mrs. Travers is coming n this jtorenoon with her ditugh- er," she said, "and I want you' o get a frock ready for her immediately. Have Arjadnc come POISON IW icre at once. This is the matc- lal." She pointed to a bolt of heer, silky organdie in a delcct- iblc shade of blue. "This is the style she wants," Madame said and Gail felt her pirits rise as she recognized one if the sketches on which she hacl vorked Ihe day before. "Very well, Madame;" Gail an- wered, a prayer of thankfulness ising in her heart as she watched er go. Toinette and Selma entered the room a moment later. "Oh, Toinetie," Gail said. "I wonder f you would find Ariadne and ask her lo come here at-once." "All rigtil, Miss Everett." The wiry little Frenchwoman hurriedly departed. "You're going to drape that on her?" questioned Selma. "Yes, Madame .has a customer coming IKis forenoon, so we'll have to hustle." "Well, we haven't much else to do today,"' remarked Selma, glancing around the room. "That's good, for I understand this dress is for one of Madame's special customers." Selma laughed. "Oh, Miss Everett, they're all special customers according to the Madame! She likes to make us think they're important; A* If it would make any diirerence fa the work we put on tho dresses: That cuts no ice with ihrough the organdie and an occasional little cry from Ihe model as Gail, in her enthusiasm, stuck a pin a little farther in than Ihe thin satin slip Ariadne was wearing, revealed the progress of tho work. At last Gail exclaimed. "There! Take a look at yourself in thft mirro! 1 . How do you like it?" "Not bad—but don't you think the ribbons might be changed a little here?" "Yes, I believe that's belter," agreed Gail, quickly unpinning and repinning the ribbons. "Now I'm going to call Madame an,d tell •her we're ready lo show her the frock." As she lifted the receiver, the door on the right opened, "The dress is ready—yes? Why did you not send for me at oiicc as I tell you?" Before Gail could answer, Madame Lizelte had •cached Ariadne, and) with a plump little hand on the girl's shoulder, turned her around as though she were a dummy. Then •she shrugged her shoulders. "Have Selma and Toinette help you tack it up right away so we can show it to Mees Travers. There won't be time lo finish—all she wanls today is to see the effect. You understand?" Without another word Madame tripped away, "So!" exclaimed Ariadne. "What does it mean?" She glanced at Gail with quizzical eyes. * * + T)UT Toinelte, always quick as a flash, cried, "H means that Madame is pleased—that sh'e can nnd no fault. Yes, that's it!" Then, hurrying toward Gail, she said, "Can I help you, Miss Everett?" "Thank you, Toinetie! I think .we've got them all out." Together me any more. I've heard it too often," "You've been here, quite a long time theiv 1 " asked Gail. * *' * GELMA shrugged her heavy shoulders. "It's belter than being in a wholesale house . . . not so many people. May'fm it's worse too, for Madame can mako —" she laughed. "You know, what I mean! But there, such is life." She held out-her hands expressively. "Well, you seem to be quite happy." "And why not? Toinette, Frank and I have worked for a long time logelhcr. We're friends. So long as we're together everything after all, the Mayhe Mndamc [iris were wrong, -but her thoughts ended swiflly as the other door right." ' ; Vhat'i fine," commented Gail, as Ariddne sauntered in. . For the next hall hour hardly a .word was spoken, though the sharp snip, snip of shears cutting .hey slipped the fragile creation over Ariadne's head. At half past 11 Lita came hurrying Into'the room. "Is that organdie dress ready? 11 she asked. "Miss Travers is in the showroom and Madame wants it nt once. Quick, where is it?" "Hold 1 your horses, Lita," replied ; Frank, removing the dress from the- pressing machine and slipping 'it on a hanger, while Toineltc with quick, eager hands, straightened the flounces. "Now you may take it," said Gail, snipping a tacking thread from the front. Noon came and the others hurried from the room. Gail straight- ened.her desk and,.picking up her gloves and handbook, -» started across the room. Suddenly the 'door opened and Lita called, "You're to go into the showroom at once, Miss Everett!" (To Be Continued) ON ITS LEAVES/ THE SPINES, SHOWN AT LEFT, HIGHLY MAGNIFIED, REACH OUT ' AND EJECT AN E.XTR.EMELV , POISONOUS FLUID WHEfxJ DISTURBED. iccent Investigations Into tlie private life of poison ivy lia\n brought o light more and more of the plant's deadly qualities. Net only he leaves nre poisonous, but the bnrk, slcnis and roots, as well. Smoke from n burning field o! ivy will Irritate the eyes, and even vind-blowh pollen of the ivy plant Is poisonous. NliXT: What catllsh grows to a length of llmty fret? rcctly and so be of no benefit, to the tody. Hence, one must be ccr- ! tain that the baby not only gets sufficient, water, but, that the water- is retained nnd, in that way, is iscful to the child's system. * • * H is also possible for large imoimts of water to be lost by way of tlic lungs, when there Is an Increased rate of breathing, such as occurs in pneumonia or in severe conditions of acidosis. Tlic average lio nnal baby receiving breast milk should obtain, daily, for the first year of Its life, about 2Vj ounces of water for each pound of Us body weight. 1 This helps to take care of its needs when there is hot weather, or when some of the water is lost, by dlarr- 'rica or vomiting. A small excess of water will not Plculy of Pure Water tissenlial To Baby's Growlli body, about 50 lo fiO nor cent goes out through tbc kidneys; 30 to 3,i -p:r cent in evaporation by the skin and the lungs; and 5 to 10 per cent by way of the bowels. Two per mH is retained by the body lo curry on the ncccssarj chemical processes. If a baby cvies a great deal and exercises its limbs. tn« amount o 'water lost from tile skin an:l • the lungs will be Increased. If the baby has diarrhea, the amount o water lost from the bowels maj equal or -even c.vcec:! His amount of. water'taken iriio flic body. II Hie baby vomits, water "taker bj-.the mouth rnny be returned di- Announccmcnts lly 1)K. M.011UIK Cditrtr, Journal of llic Amcrhan ^Ifdical Association, ami of My- geia, tho Health Magazine Among the most ImpnrUinl, considerations in feeding n baby is Us requirement for water. The child being fed by the breast 1 ' nic Cmurrcr News tias been au- usually o<;i 5 enough water In the j to make rorron an- milk. The Infant being fct! nrti- nonnccmcnt or the following can- ficli»\ly should receive witter be- I didales for public oltlcc. subject tweeu feedings. j'w too Democratic primary ncxl This is of special significance. In t Aurast 11: warm weather because of the in- 1 ir ° r Representative in Confess creased evaporation from tile sur- ' ZAt ' n - HARRISON face of the body. In winter, with ' For I' r » s «;ittni; Attorney CHURCH EXCUSES : By G. W. Barbara— Mother told Joe, she thought she .would soon be able to walk and he thought she said talk and told her she had not stopped talking since he had known her. and when he found out his mistake, he should have apologized, but as they scon got Into an argument, T guess he foi'got to say anything about his mistake. I tell them if :nll church members were as loyal to the church as their arguments indicate them to be, all churches would be overflowing with good earnest members. After Mother found cul. that Joe did , , , , I long to her church she said I produce any serious disturbance, 1 not bc- hart but too mi:eh water given the food will interfere with ab- i led artificially, I'.ic proteins and sorption of (he food. sails in the diet usually arc high- the amount of er. and there is increased elimina- milk given is loo great., or if the lion, so more water is required to dilution is too great. likely to vomit, when babies arc kidney. baby is take care of the output from the married' much beneath my station In lite. Joe lold r her some of his people came over r^\ the Mayflower and she said that jvas the first she had : known that the Mayflower carried anything in cages. Weather Made by Man Considered- Possibility FRESNO, Cal. (UP)—Engineers can control the weather of the world, according to Dr. Frank R. Ruff, who ha.-»»niRde a lifetime study of climatic effect on health. He declares that the United Slates has only to nil in t'ne 40- mile trestle connecting the Florida Keys with the mainland to block off the warm Gulf Stream, which now tempers the climate of Europe, and the lalter would: be completely changed. OUR BOARDING HOUSE our over-he.iteri and dry apirt- ments, It also is u-ell to be certain that the b:\!>y Is getting the wat-r that it needs. The \\i\tfr requirement o[ a b\- by is about three times that of a grown-up. Thr reason is there is much activity in the baby 1 .-, tissues because of us rapid growth, its output ol heat is greater, in proportion to iU weight, than 1'aat of a Brown-up. Large amounts of \vater taken I Into the body require a constant •circuhlinn of «ater from Ihc Wood to the intestines and back again lo lake care of digestion and absorption of (he food constituents Since the amount of food taken Is laigc, Ihc amount of waste material also is large. This waste material is not all cxcrclcd in solid form, but is largely dissolved, Of fnc- water taken into the O. T. WARD nnucE IVY Tor County .fmlee O. B. SEORAVKS VIKOIt, GKEKMK K. L. CiLAKISlI For Sheriff and Cnllcctor HAl.K JACKKON JOB S. nU.LAHUNTy E. A. (EH) RICE For "'niinly Treasurer nOL«\ND CiREEN For Oireiiit Court Clerk HUGH CRAIG For Rc-Elcctlon tor 2nd Term For County Cmni clerk MISS CAUEV WOODBURN For rc-elcglion for second tcnn )"or Stale Senalor LUCIEN K COLEMAN For Couulf Kenrcscnlallvc IVY W. CR.AVFORD For County .Assessor .R, .L. (BILLY) OAINES ' Fcr Rt-clection to a 2nd Tterm With., Maj or Hooplc '$ EGAD, WHAT A STROKE OF GOOD FOKTUNE,Ur4EARTHINCa- , THIS OLD BOX COMTAlMfMG A t "DEED TO A VALUABLE AMD A WILL NAMIWG ALDERMAN "FATTLETOK1 (\<=, BEKIEFICIACPV- j>UM-M-~ I'LL SAY MAUGVAT TO THE MADAM WOULD -pO-IWCE UPON! AMY > -REWARP i MIGHT 6ET/ I SHALL VISIT . THE WlDERMASJ OM THE/M<DRROW/ y* ^y^-u^u^O^V- THE OLD S'QUtRREL MA6 "BACKED HIS GJCKOO'S NEST IWTO -A HOLLOW TREE, AMD GONE IMTOA, HUDDLE WITH isry "TIKI BOX./ THE WAV WES MUKS1M6 \T, THE OLD ; 'TRAP MUST BE STUFFED \\ATH \VALMUT5/ HE'S 1 f PROBABLY TRYING TO : '•START HIS ON AW Y' IKiVEUTlOM « TO HARUESS THE WASTED POWER IKJ' "REVOLVISJ6 ft •3$ ivvXv f K M. S-?.8'J ^1 >*H 'A •sy-y^ ,0 •-—jwa X& 6UESSIW6, • MA.3OR~ .

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