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• MONDAY, JULY 24,1939- PERSISTENT FOE BE CflOfl HEM But Typhoid Fever, Tuberculosis Otv Decrease Health Unit Reports fTyphold fever Is on its way out tuberculosis Is steadily decreasing but malaria Is still on the rampage In Mississippi County with thousands of persons suffering because of the mosciulto, according to Dr. R. E. Schlrmei-, director of the Mississippi county .Health Unit, , which lias for one of'its E°nls n decline In this disease. With the most prevalent season at this time, malaria has already cost residents of this county many llioiisonds of dollars in 1333 and will cost more In money and pain before the year is • gone, flpwea dipw. Although there was '$3000 worth of anti-malaria medicines sold in Mississippi County in 1937 there were 42,000 days of sickness from this disease reported by physicians, and the county, with 37 deaths, led tlic entire state in deaths that year. With this appalling report facing the public health workers they have spent last year and one- Half of 1939 in attempting to correct those evils which caused these deaths aiid sickness. Excessive rains of the spring and summer have been a boon to the anopheles type of female mosquito, which is the only type uhieh can cause malaria, physlei-ws Jiaie learned. Ditches have beeii filled with water for long period's, making it almost impossible to clean them out, thus destroying their breeding places, and so tliere has been an,unusually large number of insects, If physicians could make people realize that the malaria type bite only between sunset ; and sun rise and tliat they nearly always stay only where there are shallow pools of water, poorly drained ditches, marshy places In woods footprints left by cattle along edges .of water, hog wallows and troughs, -most of their troubles would be over, they say. Malaria '• is ' contracted only through the bit* of the special tjpe of mosquito, \vhich does not slug, and man infects the mosquito and the mosquito infects the inau to keep the cycle going Mosquitoes are not born with the) malaiia r germ but to get them they muit> first bite-' a person with malaria' in his -blood " " ' ' 1 '-~ ~* Mississippi Countj, Kith its low, clamp climate, lias far too many mosquitoes A survey made by the public health service in 1938;showed there wns not one spot in the entire county which was not within flight ringe, or within one mile of where a- mosquito was'b'oni. While residents of this county are having their troubles about malaria, it is nothing new Malaria, which Is one of the most prevalent of .ail preventable diseases, was brought from Africa by the slaves. Mosquitoes played tin Important part in the decline of the glory of Greece and the. fall of Rome, having been taken there, by slaves from the tropics. Because malaria Is mosl prevalent in the. late spring and summer, when labor is needed In the fields, it is considered an expensive illness. Although Malaria is still one of tlie greatest health problems in Mississippi county, t is not so bad . as it was 18 years ago. In 1921, there were 09. deaths from malaria, ; and this number fluctuated from a high of 69 to.22 deaths in 19J1, but there has been an average of 42 deaths annually in the past six years. In 1937, when there were 42000 sick days reported from malaria while there were only 11,000 from tuberculosis and 2,375 from typhoid fever. Most people don't consult their physicians enough about malaria according, to -Dr. Schirmer, who said that much illness and expense .could be prevented if people would consult their doctors before they started taking a lot of patent medicines. Feeling bad doesn't mean you have malaria, just because you live in Arkansas, it was pointed out by Dr. Schirmer who said anti- malaria medicine often caused ill results if improperly taken. , T ^ e ' lte of ft mosquito in Missis- 't s ppi County Is an interesting one. ' When a mosquito bites a person with malaria In his blood it takes from 17 to 35 days for the germ to complete the life cycle In the mosquito and it cannot transmit the disease during thai period The Incubation period in man varies from nine lo 27 days according to the type. T |, CI1 J, h)1Is and fever follow every day, every other day or every third day. it is nlso possible to have a mixed infection and so have two chills daily. The malaria germ, belongs to the lowest group of one-cell animals, the protozoa, which was dls covered by a French army surgeon. Unlike the germs of typhoid, syphlllls and tuberculosis which are vegetable, each malaria germ has red blood cells In which it continues to Increase In size unlll the protozoa fills the cell at the end of 24, 48 or 72 hours when the germ ruptures the red blood cell and spills into a dozen young ones Fanner-In-Harriess TARK.X COURIER NEWS Hitched to his wagon, Oliver Fantass helps Queenie, his lone remaining horse, bring In hay crop on form near - Omaha, Neb while Mrs Pali-bass drives the "team." Pulling unlll his "eyes stuck out" Pair- bass did one-hour job in five—but, nevertheless, did it Four o'f farmers hoiscs lime died, and rairbass Had no money with which to buy another. $10,000 Price on Their Lives Physicians at Pufnnm, Conn., fighl for (he lives of the brothers Martineau who were struck by the liil-sldp'auto of Long Island debutante Audrey Gray. Henry Gray, Audrey's father, has offered lo pay SI0,000 tor medical specialisls, Wilfred, age 14, top, has had an arm amputated. Gerald, lower, ago 10, is mosl seriously hurt. which will be discharged from the blood stream to altack the new lot of red cells over and over again. Mosquitoes are hatched from eggs into wiggle tails and then into mosquitoes, which lakes from nine to 15 days depending upon the weather. These are often found in old cans, small pools of water and at faucet drips around houses where residents least suspect. People who say "mosquitoes never bite me" probably, do not know hat these insects never bite people who have body odors, so Dr. Schirmer insists. Comfort Plus Economy! Air Conditioned •Liltle Peaboily Hotel 111 E. Slain In Blythcvillc Rooms J5c or Weekly Rates Home Like Sle.-ils 25c PHONE 205 FORYOUU POULTRY Nice, fat hens and fryers & other poultry at all times. iVE DRESS AND DELIVER FREEl STICKLER-GOODWIN CO. 40fi B. Main ••COURTS M. S. Temple has, been fined 100 In municipal court on a charge of driving while under the influence of liquor. Wallace Clock nus been fined $100 on a similar 'harge. A charge of driving while under the Influence of liquor is pending against James Dowdy. Mis. Alvin AfcBude is also accused on a hlglmay violation pharge. Hubert Brriy has been fined .$25 on a charge of reckless driving. Willis McDermott has been fined $10.oii a charge or assault anci battery. Willis Grant has.been fined $10 for disturbing the peace. A ehaige of resisting an of deer has been filed against Clyde McElvain. And, Stiangely Enough, Blow-Off Is Under An- olhei Long BY JAMES E. CROWN NEA Service Special Correspondent NEW ORI,EANS.-I.\>I- the third time In tills liimuUiioiis generic tlon,:tlic people of Louisiana'aie lioplhg Dint the slate's political •ness cnn be donned up. Their fust hope cnme wllli trio 'lection at Huey P. Long ns n 'reform" governor—and Die wide world knows how Umt ended. .:, Second ftope came with federal ncome tnx Indictments of the survivors of the Long machine after Huey's . assassination —and tlml iope wns stillborn. But today's disclosures in the ivnke of the bond scandal at the slate university and the rosuHliij! resignation of : Governor Leclic nave given the people of New Orleans nnd all Louisiana a new rny of liope for a lioiisccleniiliiB —and .flrnngc'ly enough they're willing to give Huey Long's own brother, Earl K. Long, who as lleiitennnt governor became governor of the state alter the Lcclie reslgnntlon, a.clmnce to'see what he can do to aid the cleaning. This time, the lid may really be ripped oh". There is consternation throughout the ranks of n machine once .oil-powerful above man and government. IT'S ONLY ' BEGINNING T)ie federal Investigators and the federal grnncl jury are In (he process of uncovering the weirdest political doings any stnte hns ever experienced. And Die. fim'is Just beginning. Ordinary citizens, voters who never had. a clmiice ngahuL the machine before, are taking a part hi the proceedings now. There arc meetings everywhere, uupub- licfzcd, but active. 1[ ihe Inner figures of the machine can be brought down, Louistanlnnt; see . Chester ( HensDii seeks, a divorce in. chancery couit from Mnry'nan- ces- Henson, ; charging Indignities. E. E. Alexander is his attorney. Albert Wheat seeks a divorce from Stecie Wheat, alleging desertion. Neill Reed Is his attorney. Williain a. Bentley asks for a divorce from Bessie Lee Bentley. Virgil Greene is hfs attorney. A new spring conditioner capable of quick and easy lubrication and guaianteed ngalnsl squeaks for 2000 miles at least is now being Introduced to the motorine public. , EACH WEEK BUYS NEEDED CAR REQUIREMENTS Tires, bitteriej, radios, better* *nd other products for your car can be bought on the Fircstono Budget Plin for surprisingly lililc ctsh outliv »nd terms so iroali you'll htrdly notice chcm. little chance for the underlings of the;.nuicliliie lo > esciiiw ,... . •'•• .. incllcliiifht of ' Col. 'ScyinoW Weiss, glmiior boy of Umlsnnn l»litlcs vho ivns imulo by Huey I. Long am) I,, lln . n jnndo-udcy l. Long a Jim,, O f snrlorlnl >le- gnnce, URVC Louisiana one of Its uyeuti-st shucks in months, IXMS!- b)y years. , For Die flrsl time In his hecltc career us coniuimilc mid mlvlser of Huey Long, colonel Weiss loony apiit'iu-s crcslfnllcn, Alwuys sleek, wfll-grooniL'd, Jovliil' mid im roiiWttl. colonel' Weiss Is slulkal by worry, .Colonel Weiss, i^uies i)clug onc ,« Die machine's triumvirate/ Is president of t) le dock board of New Oilcans, n Inrgc employer of labor which requires not only Dint every worker slmll be Inynl to the hinclilne. but slum hand over D PCI- ccnl of his wnges to Us secret fund. Today tlie denmiul tlml he resign his position ns dock head rnng Insistently through .n« w Or- loiuis unil Wls w&ei \ Uy s( , vc ,. n j civic dubs. Al this Writing he lins not compiled. Weiss is n millionaire, n hotel oiicrnlor of nnlionnl renown, n politician of some sngnelly, nml an inside imuiljmhlor who Is credited with -holding the remiinnUi of tliii old Long mnclttnc logclher. Citr- reiilly he hns been Ihe No. a mun in the Inner council!) of the lini- chlne. second only lo Mnyov Holi- crl S. Maestri of New Orleans ONK-SYUuUlU-: jVIAYOH 'Mnyoi- iMnc.slrl Is n silent, slrmiee figure, tilmosl unique In politics. Of Italian ancestry, gientcsl Individual properly owner In New Orleans, urciUesl city in the south, he couldn't make n speed) lu 'public If lie wniUccl to. He talks only hi one-sylliible words, pungent with slang. .Hucy l.onB. so broke when lie entered iiolittca tlmt he Imd to borrow from his brother Knrl the $1Z6 which wns his candidate's filing fee for infeinberelilp on the Loulslniin r n 11 r ond commission, sought Mneslrl's. Jlnniiclnl help when lie inn for governor, nnd got It. He appointed Mnostri commls-, sloner In cluugc of the Hiosllnmi State Department, of Coni;erv:i- ilon. Then Maestri became innyor of New Oilcans without 0110 popular Vote (nst for or ftgnlnst tilm. T. Scnimes Wnlmslej-, New Orleans .society ngm-e, wns innyor, foiiglil Long bitterly, nnd llncy through his stnte legislature strnngk'd Now Orleans city Ilnnnces lo deiUh, Wnlmsley's city: cn\icns the Old Regulars, deserted him f 0 i Hnsy Long, Wnlnislcy u-slgned Hucy lilcked liob Mncilil foi nmyoi Only OHO oi)|)o»enl showed ' up. He twined It wouldn't bo healthy to run, uml wllhdiu\. The city cBticws certified Mueslrl nmyoi wlllioiil opiiosltlon; the governor and the wcrclury of stnte coii- flnnotl it. Tlien by changing the (lutes of elections, Mueslrl's first term WHS lengllicned lo , v (x yems. A 011 i WITHOUT CREDIT Muyur Maestri took over u city where bankers wouldn't lend ii cent on nit the security the clly could oiler; where police nnd tiro department nnd garbage collectors hadn't been jmld for more .than three months; where paving ami Mden-niks ,'mil gone to niliv ev- cr.vlhlng thoroughly disorganized. Mncstrl put (he clly on n cn-ih Uims tor the first lime In || s history. Hucy i,on|r wns nssnssninled, Hney's political heirs mniln pence with the Kocsevell iidiiiinlslriillon, ixnd PWA nnd wi'A minions (towed In. so Muesli! Ims u record of a hiinl-hendeil, practical business lulmlnlslratlon. And of course, ns one of-llncy'l Long's earliest Inditmtes. ns the liefld of tlic pollllcnl ntachlnc tn Ihu soiHh's srwUi'.'Jt clly, Mnestrl'n word went fur j n ijnlon Kongo with 1 nicy's pullllcn) heirs n« wns n lendlnu figure in Iho Jrmer- clrole caucus tlml picked Uehe UK candidate for governor. lie hns grown stronger wlili every passing <lny. LOOKS GOOD I OK I.Ois'0 Amoii'; vctenin politicians, End I,OHS'S tlretlon iti I3JO is : vlowc(l ns-niuiurci), If ho n nd Maestri call ciitnc out of ihe pre.wnt iiivwllKn- IU.n with clean linnil.i .Two leading opponents are In Iho field. The llrst It, throw his lint Into the ring was Slnte Seii- iUor .James A Noe, wcaltliy oil man of Monroe. He was an cnrly litllnintc and nnandnl backer of Hucy Long. Hucy mnde him licu- tfiiitint-eovernor In io.-(2, and when Oovcinoi- Oscni Kelly Allen died In In .office, hi: served out the Allen term as governor. Then he split with irncy's political heirs, fought anil licked them In local elections around Monroe, and was a Ihoru In Lcchc's side ns n member of the slnlc sennlc,-.asking ninny, embarrassing. question. 1 ) from the slate dciiiitc Hoar. 'Hie other lending candidate Is 'A. P. "Pni" Tugmiii, stale tram- THRE1 mer of Ihe Lcclie administration Foimeily lie wns clmlrman of'lhc Loiil6ln)in Hlglinny CotnrntbSloh. TiiBwell li iHiuiliig on a 28-iX>lnt, economy iimtfoun NOC Is running on an economy plntrouii, tec, nnU n fight to i educe taxation, in the bltite \\heie Ihe Bovcinment cost per capita is one of ihe highest In the United stales. J. S. Olive Is New Voca- lional Teaclicr At Dycss High School DYKSS, Alk., July 'M -J. S. Olive, formerly of Calico Bock, Ark., Is Uic'iieivly fleeted teacher of vociitlonnl nijrlciiltiiic of Dyes-i High school. Mr. Olive and Ills family, recently moved lo Dye.vi from calico flock, wheic liu wns Inslruelor In vscalloiial anilcuUuic In the high school tlierc. OulstniullnB us n leachei In this field, his clntBCs of mi nnd 1938 produced the American Farmer of the Future farmers of America He Is n graduate of Aiknmns StnU Tenchcrs College, Conwny, has attended the University of Arkansas nnd Is working on his Masters Degree nt Ocoige Peubody In.sll- lute, Nashville, TCDII. .':.Wcrk wilt.begin .soon ou Die Home -1:00110111108 and Asilciiltui-e building of the Dyc.ss high school. Olhcr faculty members of the Dye.ss school system elected for the term of 103JI-40 are; .Sum w. Andeibon, Biipcrlntcn- dciil; ircnfy M, Owen, principal and teacher of science; Joe Pay Moore, nthlcllc dlfcctoi nnd teacher of health; Ell Abbott, junior and senior, high school mathematics ami ns.9lslniit conch; ,Mh-j Hesslo Thomas, coiniiiDi'dnl Icnohor; Miss Irene -Dnrinvell, .socinl science; Miss l)Inrlc , Reynolds, English dupnrl- Werf Optometrist "HK MAKES 'EM 8KB" Over Joe Isnucs' Slore Photic 540 ,, Center ' Miss Ruth Willouahbv • first grade; Mis.? RUth Blevlns, sce- ?!!n 6r !\ tl , C! , Mls3 Ma clare p ««-, fill, third grade;. Mis? Hazel 'ililelke, fourth grade; Mte Adelens- Nicks, fourth grade; Miss Florle , Denn Wakenlght, flfth grade- Mrs - Ocrnld Slik, fifth 1 grade; Miss Ma-' thcl 'mylor, tlxth grade. , „ Elementary School, Koad •, 14; ' MKs Wllma Mullbis, principal and ' teacher of wcond and third grade' , Miss Euilgha Osment, first grade Elementary Sehcol, Road 1, Miss Ploicnc Jones, principal and teacher of seccnd and third grade; Miss Malzte Neff, first grade. Pern Salyeis Elementary school: Mis. Uln Wilson, principal and teacher a! second and third ,grade; Mrs. Ousslc Cnipcntcr, teacher of first- grade. ' • , Uycss is America's Inrgejt coopcr- nllve Wounding of Deer Leads To Success in Business CLEVELAND, O. (UP) r-. Andy ClnlMIc Is In n $JQO,000 business because he wounded a deer )fl ' years' ngo, Cbrlslle, 50, of Kingston, N. II., was n .Micccssful shoe nnd clothing snlesman In 1023 when he shot' n deer nnd spent scvciul hours try- Ing to find It, White Bcnichlng, he met " TVcd ' Nlcliols, n poultry raiser, who helped him find the wounded uni- mal (lie next dtiy. They becamij clcse fi lends. , Clnlstlc finally ylcldc'd 'to Nichols' (>!cn and ihcy started raising chickens togctlicr-^utilll now they hnvo n $400,000-a-year business. The Morning AftprTaking Carters Litlle Liver Pills SMOKERS: SAVE AGAINST THE COST OF THE STATE CIGARETTE TAX! B ESIDES Camel's extra smoking, treat yourself :o the added' bonus of Camel's coitlier tobaccos. ,Enjoy their delightful mildness and ripe, delicate taste. Revel in the pleasure of »lou'-buriiing smokes that give you all the thrill of really fine 'tobaccos. For top smoking enjoyment at a price any smoker can afford, Camel is, by far, your shrewdest buy in cigarettes! The extra smoking in Camels (see.below) gives you more puffs per pack-makes Camels America's shrewdest cigarette buy-the quality cigarette every smoker can afford! Whatever price you pay per pack, it's important to remember this fact: By burning 25% slower than the average of the 15 other of the largest-selling brands tested—slower than any of them—CAMELS . • give smokers the equivalent of EXTRA SMOKES PER PACK! Liili* It iliVtlct tl Tlriili**, N irnmtttnrNtHotKiS, N .B.C l&Nttm Tno«ialheFir«loo«VoiceoriheF.rmR«aio P/o«r.m cwice nth »«lc dutin. OMO boS PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Oth & Walnut Phone Sit t MORE PLEASURE PIRPU|F MORE PUFFS PERRftk Penny for penny your bj|t - cigarettetbuy Puff for puff, Camel's costlier tobaccos put fnr MORE PLEASURE in smoking-AND-a big extra measure of smoking, as shown by recent scientific tests on cigarettes. Leading laboratory experts, comparing 16 of the largest-selling brands, reported these interesting findings: < CAMELS were found to contain MORE TOBAC* CO BY WEIGHT than the average for the 15 oilier of the largest-selling brands. 2 CAMELS BURNED SLOWER THAN ANY ^ OTHER BRAND TESTED-25% SLOWER THAN THE AVERAGE TIME OF THE 15 OTHER OF THE LARGEST-SELLING BRANDS! By burning ' 25% slower, on the average, Camcli give smokers the equivalent of 5 EXTRA SMOKES PER PACK! O In the same tests, CAMELS HELD THEIR ASH ** FAR J.OiVGt'K than the average time for all the Oilier brands.