The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 26, 1938 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 26, 1938
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pAcis FotJh i '(Auk.y tiouiuER THE BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H, W. HAINES, Publisher J. GRAHAM SUDBURY,'Editor SAMUEL "F. NOREIS, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dailies, Inc., pJow York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Daijas, Kansas City, Memphis. Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the post otliee at BlyUievJHe, Arkansas, under net of Congress, October 9, 1917. Semd by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION HA.TES By carrier In the. City of Blythevlllc, 15c per ycfk, or fi5c per montli. By mall, witliin a radlu^ of SO wiles, $3.00 pel- year, $1.50 for six months, 15o for three months; by mail In postal zones two to six. inclusive, ?6.5Q per year; In zones seven r,n<l alght, $;0.00 per year, payable In advance. Science Mwjtcs For Man's Mistakes For some tiine'llie prophets of doom have been shouting their say abotil otu 1 fasL-viuiishing .soil winch, it seems, is being switched from under the very soles of our -shoes Ijy such things as dust storms and erosion. The situation is indeed Homcthinj; to view with alarm and the worrying is time well spent. But now scientists' come forth with the news that within 25 years the average nifln may be yetting his I'ood from "soil-loss farms." Such farms would emplpy chemical tanks, in which food plants show phenomenal growth. With the coming of soil-less farms, it won't make any difference whether we're living on bedrock or not. 1'ho crops will still be raised. Necessity for the annual plowing will be eliminated, however, and the land tan be given a new cover of grass and U-ccs. Dust storms and serious erosion can't occur where the earth is llins protected. Speaking before the New York Railroad Club,G. Edward Penclray, science writer and past president of the American Rocket Society, told also of the possibility of a world in which men will wear clothes of fireproof arliiidal fabrics made from cellulose or spun glass and occupy houses lighted, heated, cooled, hurvudinetl, and amdeancd automatically the year roniS-Tjy electricity. . : . ; All these things may tnmo about by 1963, according to Mr. Fendray's :,um- ma,ry of the research activities now going on in laboratories throughput the covmtry. There are more wonders. By 19G8 the average man's library may consist of small spools of film—each representing a complete book—which will bo mid with the aid of a projection machine smaller than a typewriter. By that time scientists will probably be smashing the atom to smithereens, thus opening the way to miracles scarcely imagined today. Weather reports will be based on rocket soundings of. the upper atmosphere and there will be attempts! to shoot an automatically controlled rocket carrying mail and express across the Atlantic. There is of course the very pood chance that man won't witness nil OUT OUft WAY wonders within even.250 >'W8, p,t)l. the fact remains that science l\aa kept pretty -well on top of things and gives evidence of contii'uifog to be #ulo to make up for such mistakes as America's waste of her natnt'al resources. Meantinie, howovev, loud coiu'.orp- nation iof snch abuse by the ordinary citi/en is well in order and may \>u almost as valuable as the more con- slnictive coiitribntioiis on the part o,f science. vs.. Sentiment It was high time tjiat steps were taken against (ho swinging of Uw old sweet songs, anil J.eo Fitxpatrick, manager of a Uotvoit radio station, has become something of a champion in (he eyes of those who think the cats and jitter-bugs .sl«Hi|(l stay far, fjir away from ''Home, Sweet Home," ^Annie Laurie," and such. Filxpatriek, you will remember, be-' - came incensed when he |ieard the <inajnl strains of a highly disguised "Comin' Tliro 1 the Ryo" coming through flip radio in \vhilt wa.,i indeed » very kiUer-diller arrangement. Ifo ordered it cut off. the air. Thjs brought loud cries from swing (Invoices iind Jlr. Fit/.patrick was lefmml a meanie, an old fogoy, \\\\<\ va.vions vl\\w tWngs. So whjit did Fitxpati'ick do but w- range a contest. He pitted «. swing band agaiiist a more restrained ensemble and had the two play a number of old favorites. Listeners were asked to scud in their comments. The 300 tqlcgrflms that came in. wpre nine to one in favor- of- the sentimental ballads being played the way they were written. Render unto swing the things tlud are swing's, and unto sentiment the things that aro sentiment's. r Abuses A |)»ft o.t' the li((Uor industry apparently _dqcs not believe in sigi\s. That part of business lias kept on making mislftkca detipite the jrrpwiinr thi'cat .of l j i;ohibit,i<)n.'s vetuni. •• , • . That the American public is not _•/ blind to those abuses is shown in the results (>f local o)>lion clpt:!ioi) l s ainco repeal. -Out of 7000 such elections, Hie dry forces have come off victorious in fiOOO. Elections last faj.l in Ohio, which is certainly not the driest of states, went 13 to 1 against liquor. The people who voted dry in. those elections did not necessarily advocate the return of national Prohibition; But their voles did indicate a <lissaUsfa.c- tion with the present situation. The liquor business should have learned its lesson well. Obviously part of it did not. Responsible men in tho industry still face a big reform job. Confidence should bo il, c key-note between OovRvnmcnt awl industry lodajv-T. M. Girdler chairman Republic Steel Corporation Spring is no different from other seasons as fa>- as physic woll-bcii..; is coiu.vmcd.~Dr, Robert Oleson. Assistant Surgcon-Cieneuil of iho By Williams LOOklT THAT--THAT'S BELOW MV OLU MAEK .' I'M ACTUALLY LOSIfJ' Q ' L ^" ru<:e 'AW SALADS BE GOOD FEB. REDUCIM' HIPS BUT FE£ GROWlW BOVS-- GOSH. 1 .,.AM' AN07HEE. HIP SUPPED.' GOOD NIGHT' WE'D NEVER. \ HAVB AMV HIP J TROUBLE IF WE, i"> COULD UVEOM WHAT NOU LEAVE I.M THE ICE BOX WHV WOTHEES GET 6GAV 'i SATURDAY, JiARCH 26, SIDE GLANCES By George Clark 'I wish y,m ami Dad would stpp trying to s|ay .vo,in« for imr sake, and stay home once ii\ a w'hiic." THIS CURIOUS NUMBER. OF HOURS CPURSE OP A VE/\R. LASTED ONLV ABOUT THAT txJESTS. IN _ BEEN DISCOVERED j-jt IN THE: &ELG,iAt\i coNiso. THE ncvly-rtiscovcrcd - arboreal Iraii-door-.spidors -have not been Ulcnliacd as any recognized species, but they are just, ns in'.e^stm- if not more so, Ihaii their ground-building relathes. TKcy" hollow put n the bark of a tree, then build their structure therciii ind camoun^c H, so expertly that, until a few y<y,r s ago tiw had' Dccn overlooked. ,..' ' • NEXT: How loi, fi would'jij.iu-.hnir grow if ll did not Jail out? The Family Doctor Calcium Is Biggest. Factor In Growth of the Teetli (Ki>. 18lt 1<Y Ut(, MOHHIS Eililur, .louriul of ttic Assci-intioii, ami of Hyuctu, tin: llcallh Miij;aziiic For niacy years peojiln rn'thcr look l.t for granted thnt teeth jusl lorra- ed during GliilcUiocrl; lhcy grew out and tthon broke down, decayed and cither fell or were pullc;! out. Eventually with the dcrelopnvmt of scientific medicine we began (o rc;vlbse that, the teeth are a part of Hie lumiati body, that they depend for their, growtli and development on the tua.tcrral.s brought to them by the blosd ai-.d h y the suitable actions of the various vital functions In the bDdy. TixJay the idea of proper niMri-i lion in relation to the «rowth and i permanence of the teem has assumed a prominent position, The tooth docs not form and harden merely as a separate growth bull as a p;iri <>r ihc whole body It u subject to MIC same facials that innuence the growtli ami development of Ihc bones. Teeth are mostly calcium. The calcium uv, t wc cat u takc|) . by the intestines and goes into the Wood. Obviouslj-, thei-efore the question as to how much calcium we liiive in lh e blood depends on "1C amount we eat and ma extent the absor|)lion of calcium. An excess of fal in the diet will reduce the amount tif calcium that is lakcn up by the blood because the calciu reacts with the fat to form insoluble calcium soaps. The bones in our body vary h Calcium salt* are sohib'.e in acid " will not dissolve in alkaline ancos. Ihereloie. feeds ,,hlch increase the acidity o[ the Intestines lavcr the dissolving a ud thereby r A nnoiincen\ents Flic Courier News has oecn authorized lo make formal announcement, of the following candidates for public oflice, subject to the Democratic primary August 8. For County Treasurer K. L. (BILLY) GAINES For Sheriff 'and Collector HALE JACKSON Counlr Court Clerk T. W. POTTER For County Tav Assessor W. W. (BUDDY) WATSON BHYANT STEWART For County ami Probate Judge DOYLE HENDERSON For Circuit Court Clerk HARVEY MOKBIS For Ccmnly Representatives W. W. FOWLER Tlic Courier News lias been authorized to make formal announce-: mcivt of the following candidates for city offices at the BlytheviUe municipal election April 5- For City Clerk MISS UUTH PL.YTJ1B Tor City Altoriity ROY E. NELSON Fof First >Varf iV'^W" • JESS WHITE S. C. (SMI) OWENS 10VE THE DOCTOR CHAPTER XV -v a pause thai secmcc) ]jke a timeless void In \yhich all sound and motion were suspended., Cpnstatu-e saitj, sniiliug wi|h. _ bright, unblinking eyes into "Derek's white, blank lace, "Gvcct- iHjjs! How are you, Derek?" and Pcrek wet his lips and stammered with feverish cordiulity, "Why, I'm—well, this is a surprise! Where did you drop from?" Miss Wilcox's black eyes darted swiftly from one to the other of them; mid Dr. Rogers' .voice souncicd unnalm-jilry loud when he said, "Well—we'd belter get down to business, hadn't we? I understand you're going (o re-decorate our leading lady, Mr. Manthon." Constance knew that Derek's hands were shaking as he worked, {rowiiing, glancing from her tp the pictured inwge of Camilla Wynne uud back again— Si: Kogers suggesting from time to time, "A little more of black stuff on her lashes, don't you think, ivjap- thon?" ... "I wonder if the mouth's full enough?'; And Miss Wilcox, "Of course her eyebrows should be packed, but we haven't got all day." So that was tha wan Derek Ii«! looked when Jie satu licr . That wits what she hud said tp Derek . . . 'Ami thai iqas viltat Derek l^ct sqid <o lier. Finally Dr. Rogers exclairncd, "Well, I gviess that just about rings the bell. ... Go grab yourr self some sleep, Miss Wilcox. You may have ;>, difficult day ahead of you. . . . No.w, Miss Maidwell, if yoii'ro ready—" ^yitl^ a, swift, vcitect glance at Derek's fair head, bent over the cosmetics ho was replacing in the tto.>-, Constance followed the' doctor into the corridor. ~ Just outsidb the sick room door he paused to say with a wry little smile, "By the \vay, you'd 'belter call him 'Jo-Jo' if you can bring yourself to it. It w?s Miss, Wme' playful little name for him, J understand. . . . Asiqe {'rom you'll have to be gu(dcd by whatever it is ucople inean when they tslk abo u t iptjiijon." . Then they went* a largo, l, shadowy room, « * • ft *J*HE seconci nur§? w^s Covering -. Qve(- a bed, o{i which, Ijiy a Jlight figvifc. george Thoryald, Copslance s^w, was taller tian his sister, an,d not at all like her. ^Yhere Hildejaide was generously, if en^isitely, made-all golden tints, with. Wop.d cpursing warily, close (fie s,ki«-her bi-ofher was dark and slight, witji tf(sp h,air, n pa.lo o\\vc skin, and sensitive, de)icaiely chiseled features. . . . Ernest Thp'rvaW's wife, Derek had writteti, had been a Spanish, lady.' As the boy stirred restlessly, Mark Rogers said in a swift un, dertone, "Sit here, please," and Constance dropped into a chair by the side of the bed. The boy moaned, cried out sharply, "Camilla— Cam, dear? . . . Can't you move? . . . Oh, no— no, no!" and seemed about to open his eyes. Dr. Rogers mufmured, "Closer. He's had an opiate, and can't, see vevy clearly." Constance leaned forward, clasped her hands together on the rage pf the bed, and breathed, "Yes. I'm here, Jo-jo." "But I killed you," he protested in a bewildered whisper. "You were— deaoV . . . J saw'you— lying there— in the light of the car. . . . I called you, but you, didn't move or speak. . . . Then 'someone— came — and took you away." f 'BUt, you- silly boy," Constance said, making hex- voice sing, caressing each syllable \yith her lips as she had often, watched Camilla Wynne read her lines in a close-up, "I'm here now, aren't I?" He seemed to think that over, frovvnuig with the effort of concentration. His hand fumbled for her- fingers. -• "•Yes," he said slowly. "I guess it's yp.ij all right— this time. Your hand is warm— and you smell sweet. . . . You never touched me any of those other times you came." "That's because I never did come before— not -really," Constance told him softly. "You. dreamed all that, you know. But this time you're not going to dream — not about me, nor any-: thing else— just sleep." . • He sighed,' a quivering | li(tle sigh, like a child who has cried himself out. 'You were nice to conic," he ?a,id clrpvvEily, ''jitter—the othe' night. But you were—always 1 ! lot—sweeter to mq than I—deserved. . . . T^afs what I was- I'-yifg tp tell yoM when \ve-me Ihe truck—that I didn't d'eserv. \\, I mean—because I^ofl't seen to love you any more—not (hi way I u.sed to ... 1"—he <rowne< fqintly—«I didn't pu.t it very well I guess. . . . Men shouldn't hav. <o—say things (il<e that to— women. . .. Women ought to—se< it corninj;, and—make it easVj"/ "But I did understand,'/CoSi stance sqjti swiftly. "A* yml mustn't >vorry abpi)t thijl an; more", . . . Wlwt, in heaven'; name WHS, slie saying, she thought in the yoicp of'that \yotrian th> boy thougtit her tq be? She went on, "I'd have told yoi' that night if we hadn't gone ove the ba.nk. . . . J don't t>lajne you No or»p pan help—not losing sonv one any longer, IVs—" she t>rok' off, startled by the ironic truth, o h,er own childish phrase. ''; Suppose it Jiod teen she, lit he! own person, who had had . :C\ speak those- words—to Derek? -. -j The boy made a. drpwsy motioi, as if to pat tho hand that rested s>i close to his own. •- • ' ' ''That's swell," he said. "Pc'i cause I really—can't help it. . . <j But it was—hasty—thinking I'd—! killed you. . . . Now I ihin^J i: you don't mjnd, I won,'t—talk an;,-—j^st npw." ! * * * . . "Vf AIHC- ROGERS opened th. • door, and a.s~ the nuj-se cam.', quietly, forv/aro 1 ! Constance slij----'* outside (he room, In the . he overtook f\er. "That's mqre ^ike ((,," .., with a. relief that lifted, (he ',„.„,. from the prosaic. "He rj^ay reaU.'If sleep npiy." :• ' Then whcfl he saw that. ..^,. lashes \\'erp wet, his eyes d«ncet ! '- vvick'edly fej a moment. : \ "Yo.u're not spilling perfect!; good, tears pycr being jiHecl b; proxy, are you? Bofl't yoy t^k'. 1 ' yo.u.r pUiyTactin,^ too seriously?" Constance won,defed. what h. would say if she tojd hirn that/to a mojnent she had alniogt fofgot ten that it was play-acting ;.. ' Look at her probably, : in tha' twink.ling, quizzical way of hers!' as if she w?^e something new afii interestipg, wriggling Ofl a sl((ic- as if h.ei wpre >vqn'4Gring ius^t wtv tlie specimen \yriggle4 the wa^'i" d,id; an.d just, what combinatiorlib.': circumstances might'make it \vjig : -. gle difj(ercn,Uy, .-;.:; He was doffli ]tiio.w. -,.. • ' She was' casjling aromid joj io^ething sca.thing (p say (Q hm \vhen- h,e anticipated 'jier.' <To'Bf - the Amount of calcium that they contain at various tirae.s because the blocd passing in and out of the tones may bring in new calcium or take out some cf tiie. calcium that is [here. The teeth, however, get practically all of their calcium in an early period of our lives. They do not seem to be subject to with- (Irtuval of calcium. There fore, ii is impcrlant that the tooth of the infant and the child, be supplied with enough calcium. •" ' • t H is interesting to icalixc that when there is a lack of calcium in the body 04- ij'iicn. for any reason the blood acts tp withdraw calcium from the bones, tlic teeth may fall out net because of any loss of calcium from, the teeth hilt because the bones in \v|Jch the teeth arc set lose their caicium. An X-ray picture will show the jawbone tacking in calcium with the teeth still fully possessed of the calcium that they originally contained. Because of a, failure of many people (b understand the funcia- mt'iilal facts about calcium, there lias been u tendency lor those with bad teeth to take large amounts of calcium and there has been n tendency for dentists to recommend people undergoing treatment to. take large amounts of this sub.- stance. There is really no warrant for this, calcium is a substance which may do harm as well as gocd. Demonstration Club News Notes Uycs5 Group 10 DYESS, Ark—Mrs. H. H. Crawford was hostess to group ten Home demonstration cUib at her home 28 Roosevelt Road, Tuesday March 22. In the absence of Mrs. A. t. Holland, president, Mrs. tioyd Cox vice president presided over tile, monthly business session. A covered dish luncheon was served at neon, with Mrs. Hal tie Qossien.supervisor of Dyers'clu; giving.a cottago cheese dem'onstr^ tlon. * In the afternoon ' Mrs! •' C presented MK. Crawford in a'ta' pn "Room Improvement", derho strated with her own bedroom iat r ly decorated. Mrs. Stansbury lalj: ed on "color schemes," Mrs. ..Gc;' sieu spoke on Arkansas pub h schools, Miss Inez Kincaid, couiv! agent for south Missisippl cdurfl gave an interesting demonstrate on. removing paints and vami«h : : from old furniture. Mrs. Rose" Phillips led the devotional. Specf guests for. he day were, Mrs. Ha' vey Gray, Mrs. W. J. Gardner, M-i Boy Fennell and Miss Helen Sha; New Briiish Bwrtu Set CONDON tyPl-More 'tha 000 bpote were published In re: Britain during 1937, the hlgtif total ever recorded. Tht^ analysis of the' PublislieW - cular and the Publisher and Boqf seller slates that the total ofii'f 266 Is an advance of 7H ' figure for 1836. ; ___g«ad Courier News Want Ads."',! OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Majo WELL,. /AA3OR/ MOVV VOU APEIslT OUT PUTTIWQ -THE THU-W8 OM TAX TRUAMT SAV, I HEABv YOU'VE <3OT ENOUGH OKI Ikl TMIS HAF.BOR TO PUT THEM I SI DRV- ' FOR YEARS'' THE VUMfAY' -L VVOWT' ; STAWD ' THIS f ^ --

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