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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 9, 1934
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THE BtYtmyilrLE COURIER NEWS flO| COURIEB NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS 0. K, BABCOCK, Editor H, W. BAWBS, Advertism? Manner i National Advertising Hepr<«ntaUves: —i rnn Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Drtrtlt, St. Louis, Dallas, KOTOS City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Exci;;t Sunday. Entered as second clnss mailer lU the post olllcc nt ftyUicvlllc, Arkansas, under acl uf Congress, October 9, )91V. Served ny tiie Uimra Press SUBSCKIPTION RATES By carrier In Hie uity 01 lilviuevllle, 15c per week or *5.W per year In advance. By mall within a rndliis of 50 relics, }3.00 ]wr year, $1.5i) for six months, 85c fcr O.ree months; by null In postal zones two to fix, Inclusive, 16.50 per year, In zones seven am' eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. Today Requires a New Type of Education Nothing is much more a bold c.xpurimcnl in ctlticiitiun; and one of (hi 1 lioldusl SI'CMIIS to lit 1 the one which will be tried next year al Olivul College, in Michigan, where they are (joing to try to set iilont' without classes. Students at Olivet will lie entirely "on their own" a.s fur as neUhiK an education is concerned. The mornings will )je devoted to private study, afternoons to athletics, am! evenings to discussions, debates, and meetings of students and professors for informal dials. At the end of (he year, comprehensive examinations, both oral ond written, will be given to see just how the students have developed under this plan. ¥ » V A college willioiit classrooms i.s .some- tiling new under the sun, and a more drastic departure from ordinary educational routine would be hard to imagine. But the oxijcrimenl sounds extremely interesting; indeed, one of Hie «)- couraging things about education today is its growing willingness to niiiUc drastic and fur-reaching experiments. It is hardly going too far to say that our colleges and universities luive fallen a little short of our expectations in the last dec«dc or so. We'' have been living in a lime of unprecedented change. New developments in science, in industry, in the . whole complicated ait of making and distributing the necessities and luxuries of life, have changed the basis on which we live and work together. » * ¥ Yet our institutions of higher learning have not been giving us a thoughtful, questioning, and intellectually alert leadership to: help us meet this change. Instead— well, to a big percentage of the population, college is a place where they play football. To an almost equally large percentage, it is a sort of glorified country club where a young man can put 'in four pleasant years getting his rough edges planed down and fitting himself f ol - movement in polite society. It is a great training school for bond OUT OUR WAY sak'sinc'ii and brisk young business men. That is why these collegiate experiments are so welcome. Not all of, (hem may work. That doesn't ninlter. The |»int is tluit some sort of change is needed if our colleges are to Mil the place (hey should fill in our national life. 1'ersistcnl exporiinentiilion will help them lind it. -—Bruce Ciitton. Ceiling Down to Facts The congressional request that the Federal Power (j'ommission miike an elaborate survey of electricity rules throughout the country—-to ascertain, among other things, exactly how rates cliiirjfed by publicly owned plants compare with those charged by private concerns—sounds like an exceedingly sensible move. i For ninny years we have been' hcaiv ing a good deal about the difference between thcjse frutqs. On the one hand we have been (old that the publicly owned plant offers consumers a vast saving; on the other, that such plants are wasteful, extravagant, and iiit'll'idcni, and that their rates are really no lower than those of private companies when all factors are properly considered. Tills survey ought to enable us to settle definitely just which arguments aie correct. We can tackle the en- lire power question a lot more sensibly after this survey has been completed. (ABt). COUBIEg NIWI SIDE GLANCES By George Clark A Really Popular Idea a_ One of tliu most iiiturt'slinu; stories ul rucciiL months is tlml lokl by Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins in ex- jiliiimng the origin of llic NKA. AH soon MS President Roosevelt took ollict:, she explains, people began writing him letters giving their ideas of how lo restore good business cundi- lions. Nut less than 100,000 people—most, uf them in comparatively humble circumstances—wrote such letters to the president and members of his official family; mill the vast majority of letters urged two fundamental changes-shorter working hours ami the payment of wages above the mere subsistence level, to build up mass purchasing power. It was from his perusal of these let- tors, Aliss 1'erkins says, that the president got the germ of the idea around which the NKA WHS built. Without security of allcclion. f. child loses sclt-amfidenci; nc'eilcd as a basis for accomplishment his whole life through. —Dr. Lillian Gilbrclh, child ix The Japanese nation -makes it a basic principle to collaborate in peace and liiirmony with all nations. —Kokl Ilirota. Japanese foreign minister. If oue knnv of a place where money would be completely safe, one might be willing to pay a foe to Ihe man or lo Ihe govcrn- mcm Hut preserved it. —Orvillc Wright. "You're detectives,'eh? Wei], you can just stop trailing me around." Don't Permit Youngsters to Become Excessively Fat HV UK, MORRIS HSHBE1N Editor, Journal of the American Mcdkal Association, »nd »f Ily- srln, the Health Maguine Mothers have been so driven to tourish tiwir children adequate- y, that they are constantly between the flre->; of underweight and overweight. Another season Bv Williams YOU WARSH BEHIND THEM EARS! SEE HERE- LOOKAT IT! I'LL TAKE VOUR WORD FOR IT. DON'T SHOW IT TO ME. !or this is the fact that the spe- •ialisU are still arguing as to just what Is the right weight for children of various heights and ages. The ordinary height and weight ables of a previotis decade are beginning to be subjected to some disagreement. Nevertheless,. It is sufc lo say Hint any child, who weiglis 20 per cent more than'the weight listed in these tables is fat. It is recognized thai some ch.ll- drcn arc fat because ihelr parent.' ire fat. and it Is the tendency of i child to repeat the body build of its parents. However, some au- :horllies say that fat children of Fat parents arc fat because they imitate their fathers and mothers in their eating habile. The authorities on the constitution of the human body insist that there is n fmnily tendency to overweight, in 88 per cent of case*. • * • One Ihing that doctors have observed is tiie fact that it is much easier to avoid gaining excessive weight than It is to lake the weight off once It has been put Mothers arc so anxious to see Uiclr children grow that they are likely to drive them into the development of a large appetite Children may get the habit of eating more than they require. Moreover, a great deal of our modern advertising is a conslant encouraKcmen tto eat more of more things. It has been found that a fat child Is really not as healthful as one of normal weight, and fat children do not do as well if thej ievelop the infectious diseases tiinbctcs or pneumonia. The fat child is coastanlly bc- ns teased by his friends and ts 'kely to'develop a peculiar men- al attitude. • + * In feeding your child you should keep ihcsc points in mind Yoi; hojiJd select foods which are jiu- Mitanl for bniltllng the bodlli issues. Proteins, ihe mineral salts and he vitamins are essential Then he carbohydrates and fats can be added in quantities sufficient to maintain normal energy expenditure, but without such excess that it is deposited around the body as Fut children are inclined to get lazy and seldom take the amount of exercise that doctors prescribe. It is best, of course, in such cases lo put the child In a regular class where It ca ngct the exercise necessary for it. The vast majority of fat children can be reduced in weight by a proper combination of diet and exercise. In occasional cases it may be necessary, with them as with grown-ups, to prescribe various glandular substances or drugs which have the-power to raise the ale of chemical changes in the *>dy and in that way to reduce •eight. ANNOUNCEMENTS Tlio Courier Ne*s has been «u tnorlzcrt to announct the followlnf a." candidates for public oflice. subject to Ihe Democratic- primary t'«t August: Vor County Judcr ZAL B. HARRISON- For Member of Conprcsi CLINTON L. CALDWEU, For Sheriff and Collcclof CLARENCE H. WILSo.V For Re-election for Second Ten F»r Ownly Treasurer JOE S. DILLAHUNTY ROLAND OREEN For CrrciH Court ri rr i, HUGH CRAIG ADDISQN SMITH Fw Otmlj Court Clerk F«EL> FLEEMAN For Rc-Elcctlon for 2nd Term R. L. (BILLri RAISES a. C. (IKE) HUDSON For Constable 0 ( JACK ROBERTSON P CABINET CLOSEUPS CORDKLL HULL Secretary of State BY WII.MS THORNTON NEA Service Stiff C'orrrspondcnl WASHINGTON—A man of great natural dignity, a sn-cctly reasonable manner, and infinite patience Cordcll Hull, carries on his slender and slightly stooped shoulders the burden of the relations of th United Stales to other countries. A volunteer captain of infantrj during the Spanish-America:! War Hull lalcr became a Tennessee circuit judge and then served for many years in Congress. He was for several years chairman of the Democratic National MONDAY, APRIL 9, l9St, changes in American foreign policy In many years are being engineered under Hull—a policy ol non.domineering co-operjuon with South America, and of mutually advantageous agreements with other neighbors, such as ihe long- resisted recognition of Russia • » • In addition to responsible supervision over all diplomatic and consular services and their conduct of official and trade relationships with foreign countries, Hull Ls on the toyernins board of Hie Pan- American Union, unofficial goodwill organization of the Americas; n member of the Foreign Service Buildings commission, which 511- pcivises American diplomatic ami consular proi»rty In foreign lands a number of the Smithsonian Institution, and of the Chicago World's Fair Centennial Commission. Hull is 62. tall and slender, slow- siwksn and hesitant, with words, with a sad-eyed nobilily and distinction of bearing. He lives at a hotel within a fciw blocks of the State Department with lits wife. NKXT: Sci-rctary ol Invisury Hrnry Morgrlithau, Jr. CHURCH EXCUSES VT G«>. W. Barium THIS CURIOUS WORL,D V, Dear Aunt: To receive a letter like your last one is better than the newspaper from home because you write about, just the people I know and want to hear about. Archibald .says vour last letter was almost as good lor us as a visit back tliere you had something to say about most all of the church oiks. I told Archibald t just bet ome of their ears burned while •ou were writing. fYom what you say 1 can't see why they don't urn some of them out, of the hurch for all of them must surc- A LAMB, A DOCK AND A ROOSTER WERE THE FIRST LIVING CREATURES EVER To 66 CARRIED ALOFT IN A BALLOON. STUOYING THE ANNUAL GROWTH RINGS IN PETRIFIED TREES, SCIENTISTS HAVE MEN ABLE TO READ THE RAINFALL i RECORDS OF MILLIONS i _ . . .. CATS ARE KEPT ON FOX FARMS TO SE USED AS 70 XOONC FOXES WHOSE AAOTHERS HAVE. DESERTED THEAV. The Mo!ilgolfier brothers, pioneers in lighter-than-tiir craft wet( asked by the King of France, Louis XVI. to B ivc a special demo Ml ra-'.' tion ot llieir balloon for himself and the royal family. Until ther.'i the trial flights had been made without any living passengers NEXT: To what free is rain injurious? -..,.. .... .... „. *..^... t ,,t. JV oun-- they tried to sell subscriptions to . know that lor years and years some paper or sell extract; Lin- he activities o; the church were I less you took hold and managed luilt around you. They have nev- r had a money raising effort that •ou dirt not take the lead in. Viihout you to make the plans nd sec that everything for them it- was what tiie younger generation call a flop. I remember the lime they tried to have n rummage sale without consulting you and It was such a com- and you brought Grandpa's rec.! flannels down and mndc the first sale and all left you with onls one pair of pants and a few odd.'' and ends—then they raised such a hullabaloo and tried to deprive, yon of singing your solo. j place meant failure. Everytlme plctc' fizzle until they called you ' Read Courier News Want Ads. KfMIE TODAY PABI.1TO. . kandnome youlfc hto.«.c» a fnl ''"» , Kf * IH:A« ami I'.l.llKi ka. mimttr kc MAHC1A TREA1.WAV. l prnmlarnl, cimlri l>rnve he tm JM- unw>i bul lcar> ti-andal. FnHIJlo !• In lave irilh t's- TIXI.F. i-IKLU. d.ochui "t rick Jl* FIEI.n. /. H".".. «„'* now! Union they went ie would throw them out himself! Jlavaaa vrilk * • • ' : «c™;«i"«"; I pAItUTO-S flrst-bon .not conniif. ^-* livered near a roa .i. frl<kral<-4 » , iM^c Ump pprn n G3 mnnx -«IK AJinrtKY. „ .i . .ind ke .ad hrr hear* 0 | j r . n>»»l fcrmk on fcr TTtll 1 nr p| .h r lo,police o P.fclll, »erkl» E ihli ne |, ,he kn. "t olil Harder mrlini;.. convince if h.-i* Ix-rn Sir Aubrry eyes on to save KOIV r.n o.\ WITH TIII; STUIIV CHAPTER XXXIV TIM FIELD spoke slowly, e J Ihe girl, "if y 0 |, WMt ( your rablilo." he sal,), "you'll" wrUe lun a icttcr saying that lr= all over-Hint you never did care For him and the whole lliing was a mistake. Otherwise we'll read of bis belnK strapped in that chair We'll read about It-after ifu all over—" The words cnilcil. There was silence for a time and then field snapped his waicli shut. ••Time's up." he said. "Wlut's it (o IIQ?" l-:3telle moved, swaying, toward the desk. She sat down to wrile unsteadily. Once she sat back, as if unable to BO on. Her father picked up the shcel on ivliicl, she had written Iho message. "All right," ho commented gruffly. She rnso ihen to face him—a slender name that had momentarily blazed Im 0 Ecarlct. "I hate you," she s;itd slowly In , voko that was too quiet. elinll never stop hating yon. My CORDELL HULL Comniitlec. and it. is almost forgotten that he was the autlior of tthe federal income tax legislation In 1913. and Ihe inheritance tax law of 1916. A senator when Ihe present administration to^ po^cr, Hull was chosen as secretary of state. He emerged from the London Economic Conference of Isst year as Hie only statesman present who loomed larger at its end than at Its beginning, and as chairman of the American delegation to the Pan-American conference at Montevideo, he has p*ti«ntly gained » measure of success from a situation that looked hopeless Tor progress lu Latin-American understanding. | Quietly, the most far-reaching . mother hated -you. Any vrnmnn who knows you will hale you because you are cruel ami mercilosa. If you ever so mucii as try to lay ionr hand on mine I will le.-u-o you forever. And remember, please, thai 1. Mn. fceep my word. Is Uiat unilerslood?" He tried to laugh hut Ihc laugh w.-.s a failure. "I Imagine I shall Get along— in some manner!" he muttered with a poor imitation of Jaimtlness. Kstelte gate him a flaming look ot hatred and ibeo she. loo, saillcd— aa echo ol his smile. Field pounded iliiivn the stairway. pallid and slinking from the force of his anser and tho fris;ht Eslctlc's words had given him. Carllto was responsible for tills, he thought. Carlito who had carried uoles belwccn Kstcllo and Pablito. Kerry . Girlilo out of roared, his voice "Kerry!" Field howled, came, alarm on his face. "Get (hat — hcret" Field breaking. Kerry swallows* hard and then protested. "Bui bU wife Is ID Itbor," he said. He shrink u Fi«ld 4 KATHARINE WAVILAND-TAYtCW C «OM N»A Sitz/ict. *IV "Tell me all aixwrt H," Sit An- : brey said eagerly as th* urchcd around a corner building-I with many balconies. -I] "If you don't mind I'd rather i'j wait until wo're at the-hotel." ." "Quilu so (hen, but I'm no en*M impatient" "I suppose so. Decent weatber we're having. I'm glad it isn't so liot for you. It's been fierce!" Sir Aubrey answered absently."! The weather on- thla trip would J make little difference to him, ' In innings' room at the hotel; Sir Aubrey paced the floor aa thai detective told his story. When ho i: bad finished Sir Aubrey sank to a; chair beside the table, hlg head In}: bis hands. f "Without doubt," he said slowly 1 when he could command his voice, I "tills \a my responsibility. I havej left this boy—who Is my eon—un- befrioniled and alone—" Ha j slopped, unablo to go on. "It's very fine of you to lake ItiV thai way. Sir Aubrey," said Bill-;! lues with a alight cougb. "What else could anyone withll any conscience do.." was de'..*..* u ....m a luiidslde hedge and 'bis young wife, struagllbs too long and beiiis delicate, did not recover. The few servants who ind dared dismissal by following Carlito in his trouble ranged around the body, wailing. Carlito, in the center of the ring, kissed over and over again the cold face nf the younc wifo. who. for the lirst time, did uot answer his ippeal. Kerry, making bis way cautiously toward the yrcnt house, thought he would not care to be in Field's shoes. "You can not manage the world that way." he thought grimly, shaken by all lint be bad seen anil heard. 'It was terrible!" lie said to his wife, who was the housekeeper. Alone. Field strode the length of .be room he called his office. He heard the walling, beard also the echo of l»ts daughier's voice as EUQ gave hl:n her ultimatum and her opinion of him. He swore loudly at the walling and summoned Kerry to Issve llic Ions windows closed and bolted. Kerry did tills, Ills mouth grimly set and his eyes colrt. "They're oul!" Field questioned loudly, harollly. "Yes. The wife Is dead. Tho baby, perhaps, will live; it is not certain. Is tbat all. Sir?" "All for tonight." Field beard himself answer. He bolted the door aflcr Kerry and dropped to a chair bcfoic his desk. He fingered .1 small paper cutler, then suddenly laid it down, nshamcd of the shaking of his lands. * • • • T ATT. Uiat niglit Pablilo received Kstellc's note, delivered by one of Jim Field's chauffeur*. -Senor, ,„,,„, „, cra ln my tlrae icre Is no answer lo this." Bald kld-I'd swear bo's decent Hie man. "but sho it arias wllrtly in her bed and Carlito's wife who was turned out with him died in llio road from llio child's birth there." "My God!" For a moment 1Mb- lilo forgot Katcllc and liim^elf. Then the man again sot Into the car to disappear into the dark and Paulito was left witb Estolle'a letter In bis hand. His heart broke as be read it. He knew what Hie writing of it hart cost her. She must he made lo know in some way that he understood this, la some way ho must make her aware ot \ Dial, tosclhcr they ivould not si lilo looked down o up hone. tlic ronrt t |, a( I'ab- "Well, a good ma:iy wouldn't; look r.t it tbat way. However,;' there's no use going into that-j What are we lo do now, Sir Au-> hrcy?" "I want you to walch tho boy.j If bo needs help you are to adrisa- me Immediately. Them is no doubli] that he did Ihis thing?" "Them Is plcnly." Billing said?! loml.'v. The oolf.r came hack Into Sirtl Aubrey's usually llorid cbeeks.1 "What do you mean?" ho elwrply. "1 mean that tlio boy Isn't Uvj, kind that makes criminals. He hn;>: —ho hasn't the look. I'vt seen. rly of 'era in my time. This' 1 tako up that side nt the case? Find out who did it if I can? Sir Aubrey mopped Ills brow, "liy all means," be answered, not ouilo steadily. "Most assuredly!" | lie breathed haislily and unetenir for some minutes. Then he was on his feet, pacing the Moor. "Mind, —no snaring 0 [ expense!" be or dcrcd. "Say." Billings thought, "anybody but me would akin you •live!" He had often before felt a rush ot affection for this man who EO far from his own *orld and iin<icrst,iii[litis. ho roao to slap Sir Aubrey's iweed covered — - v .... i,,,; , v ., lt lua i shoulder with a broad, thick hand. Field's chauffeur had turned to "Never mind, old scout," He aald. follow. It was black tonight but "We'll get tliere yet!" 'Oh, quite!" not so black na Hie ro.irt lx:tore . 111 in, with only Dean able lo sava him — Dean who would have to give his own Ufo it Pablito were to live ills In the open. "GoJ!" bo wtiispcrcJ. ; . .. Sir Audrey blinked. . he agreed. "Th.u's the line, He slipped his arms -.,.. Hillings', who seemed «iich. an odd chap and, to his mind. ,"t>rlcally American." He hwi a ._-.._.. _, * Bfeat and growing affection for VfyHEN Sir Aubrey arrived In ' Billings, ha realized. Cuba In response to Billing | "Wuat say to our ordering t, lelcgram he w as met at the di^k lemon squash, Billings?" by the Detective, Billings appeared I "Righto." Ullllugs agreed. •Damn ... _ . .„.„ „„„„„,„ w luc ..CICLLUB ""nogs appeared i lugtilo. Ullliu: ibit, screaming vituperation »ad somewbit conElralned. Luck saw it 1 -" bo thougUt. Mrnewh; .very sort otmbAlftHb. Was tbit them OisouA th. cua om5 bouse I tnrbed. "If laiV. careful Sis fault, f i»id demnndedr fie with unusual ha=;e and. In a cab ' Hiking'" w»nttU tbi coucl* oat «nd oat the? sted toward, the • ' m&±^ ]

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