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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 22, 1938
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVlLLli (AUK.J COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL 22, i!W8 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher J. GRAHAM SUDBURY, Editor SAMUEL F. NORRIS, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representative!: Arkansas Dailies, Hie., New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, City, Memphis. Published Ei'ciy Aftonioou Except, Sunday Entered as second class mailer nt tlie post at Blylhcvillc, Arkansas, under act ot October 9, ID 17. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By'carrier iu the City oi Btyllicvillc, 15o per Mete, or G5c per month. By mail, within a radius of &0 miles, $3.00 per year, $1,50 for six months, 15c lor tlirco months; by mall in postal 'zones two io six, Inclusive, $0.50 per year; in zones seven and eight, $10,DC per year, payable in advance. The Future Alters The Present. H IH a pretty liltlu pit-lure wh it'll li'i* Ijccu held up for tliu cdilk'iitum of it lici'dlcBs world liy llio Viennese- i;i'olo- Kisl, l'i oi V. X. SchalVer. ' I'lofesMM SdiiiiVcr i'ovi'sces Uu; c"i»- iny of ;i new k'fi iigo. Somclliinj? (iwcr is KOing- on unilcr llic siii-iaec: of our cjilit, as lie sec.s il; llio w!ii) ground is'slowly-humping il.seir up—very .slow- h, Init .steadily, enough lo lower the iiiiiuuil tcinpci'itUirc by a 1'rneLion of ;i degree. If tliis goes on (and lie scorns tr ^uspcct Ihiil 'il will) the temperature will drop just enough lo bring ;i new sheet of glaciers down over the northern hemisphere. All of this won't happen tomorrow, even if Professor Scli;ifl'er'.s (liaK'Kwi 1 * is collect, bill from tho standpoint of geological time I lie ehangc is taking place at what amounts lo break-neck speed 11 it> the professor's belief that the new ice age will be upon us within the ne\t 2000 years. Now of course it lakes, more than one c\pei L to make ;\ cataclysm, and ,\nj (imoious niorlal could undoubtedly Inul plenlv of to dixagi'te lieartily with evevything lliul Ihc Vienna expcit has na!d. lint there is a ulutury \ittlc note of warning in this glcoYn v v picture wljich •' is worlli hunv- ing ih mind.even ii' tlic picture il'sclf tiuns out to be wholly false. We oidiuarily tukc il for granted Hut all oui human activities take place in. a permanently stable, orderly world, the solid earth, the open sky, the recurring' . change of seasons—these, as we sec them, are Hie immutable framework within whicli we work out our destinies as .best we can. So, taking the earth for granted, we. go ahead and do our best—or our worst. We devote our energies to all kind of struggles that array man against man: to wars between nations, to .combats between rich and 41001'. On these things, wo tell ourselves, depends the "future of Ihc human race." But suppose the future nf Hie human race depends on nothing of the kiiul. Suppose, in,=,lcad, that it depends on some incalculable shift in I he- forces of iiature itself; suppose that all tif us have only a few more centuries lo go before tlic (lame ^gnes out and (lie earth becomes an until lamp swinging OUT OUR WAY silently through everlasting night. What tlicn? Would we, in such case, have the intelligence to drop our petty sfUKibblc.s and see our human nice for what it really IK—H unit, which holds insecure fooling on mi unpredictable planet, and which'must work together if the yoiirs which remain lo it are tu bo made eiiduraljle'.' It might lake Hie shadow of ap- IJi'oac'hiiig- cosmic calamity to make us do (hat. Luokiux i\t the world today, one must admit I hat it would almost lie worth the cost. Ask (lie Boys Hol'orni schools anxious lo be in truth the instniiiKMils for moral repair which their name implies might do well lo lake a cue from Hie poll of opinion made in the reform schools ol' New Jersey. The rcsull.s of tin- pull disclose enough about Ihc juvenile delinquent's I'asl of niin;l lo serve as a realistic base fur attacking tliu "bud boy's" liroblem. New Jersi\v found, aiming olh«r UiiiiKS, (hat the inajodity of its vefonn sclicol (joys consklercd |ioliccmun their worst oppressor.-!, with judges the closest COD lenders' for that unenviable title. The poll found also that only one eiii of approximately 700 boys held his home environment'responsible for his lawlessness. ft suggests a lot about the "had hoy's" attitude toward the world lie lives in, and a little about his ig-nor- iini'u of it. The conception of judges and cops as enemies i.s an old .story cumr. to light again, and one .... umoiiB others . . . that needs changing. Ww Games Ohio's Oherlin College students have subjected themselves to campus "war games" for the asserted purpose of becoming :>c((Uiiiiit<<d with (lie horrors they might encounter if war actuary came. National Guard troops have appeared on the campus as instructors in drilling, the handling ot lirearms, (he use of gas masks, and similar subjects, ami professors Imve done enlightening in the (icld of "theory." War rations have been served in (he rullegc dining halls. And (hat's about il. Now why doesn't some el her college carry on from there and give a little real horror instruction? Within certain limits,, of course. Have a class in marching, that lasts all day and covers 20 miles of ground. Have <t .six-hour class in the art of .standing- around knee-deep in water. JloUl M uighl session in sleeping on a rock-pile, and follow it up with a morning stretch of trench-digging.. And of course the students ought not to be allowed Lo take their clothes olV for a week, and all the eating should lie done with ;> liayonei, nr maybe Hi* 1 lingers. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark '.Since (lit- office gave my husband a title lie has lo a fresh shin every day—but I .still have to do the ironing." THIS CURIOUS WORLD William ison IN TME UMtTCD STATES, THE: •PULL MOON APPEARS H/GH IN THE SK.V IN AND IN SUMMER.. RJCHARO tty ,).\{. Williams BUFFALO, NEW YORK, PERFORMS THE POIXOWING FEATS: /HtTMrAU-Y EXTRACTS SCJUARE . CUBE, AND FIFTH POOTS, GIVES THE SINE AND COSINE. OF ALL. ANGLES TO -4 DEC(MA;J' PLACES, CUBES ANV TWO-DIGIT NUMBER, GIVES LOGARITHM OF NUMBERS TO 7 PI-ACES... AND MAN 1 / OTHER. MATHEMATICAL, MARVELS. VET HE HAD FORMAL. SCHOOLING ONLV TO THE OF ""**:<• THE; RATfo MAL-e DOES NOT INCREASE DURING T/MES Of WAfS. ts£«i«M»c. -f-Zi A FULL moon, us we sec il from Ilic carlli, must be in n iiosi lion iliicctly opposite tlic sim. with the ci\rtb in between. Thus, who the sun is low, us in winter mouths, (he moon must lie hiyh. an 'ice versa. NEXT: Tlic lurn:itlo ilrlivcrcil ;\ i>liulngi»|ili. The Family Doctor . V. «. Pat OC. Even Mild Scurlcl .tVvcr Is "THE BULL. O' WOODS JUST BLEW IM AMD 1 WAS RU5HIW' OVER. TO WAKE UP TH' MIGHT EOS5---&UT THAT ACCIDENT DID ACCIDEM'f MtEYE.' "THAT-5 THAI &uy 15 A \ COLLEGE A\AM -• VOL) RUSH I TO RlJDELV WAKE TH' BOSS I AMD HAVE HIM-FOREVER. R£- ( SEMTFUU-THE PSVCHOLOei&T \ GRABS UP A LOAD OF "TRASH I CAMS - MAKES It LOOK LIKE I AM ACCIDEKJT AM' IH' BOSS IS <J FOREVER GRATEFUL. MO- BODY LIKES TO BE OBLl- 11V 1)11. MOItKIS !'ISll!',s;i\ Kditor, .lournal of Ihe American Mcdicni Asswialion, and itf Hv(jei;i. Ihc llrallb .>l»ca7iitc. No\v Hint Hie measles epidemic seems lo have well ni^h run Uu rc|X>rl,s arc brniimliig lo come of rather generalized mil- -afcs of scarlet fever. Tlie cause <il this condition scctns lo l;e dcTi- nilcly established as a streptococcus infection, a germ that grows in I'coplc arc frequently confused l:y the Idea Hint there are seveml dinrrciil kinds of scarlet fever, xime of which are milder (lian j othns. Nevertheless, no niaUer how mila 1 seavlct fever seems lo !>c, it Is always a dangerous disease. It Ivis a high record of secondary complications, particularly llioscaf- :ins Ihe kidneys, die nose. throat and ears. » * + Usually scarlet fever appears any time from three to five d;i.s. |>ul .'(.•nicttmcs as lone as seven days. i ;iitfr Ihe person has been exposed >'i another case of the rtisri>.,\o Oc- scems to be transmitted without contact with an acual cx-e. but in:lead by contact with articles that bave bc6n handle,-! by ;> n^- licnt. or by contact wih poople wluj have themselves been close to the patient, I-'orlunatcty the semis ul ;,cnrlct fever do not live Ions in Ihc pre.s- cnce ot sunshine or lieth air, or the disease would be much more widespread Ihan it actually Is Before we knew the cause ot scarlet fever, there \vas not available any sort of test by which il could be determined, whether ..or not the exposed person would catch IMS'!- oi' CIIAIIu;ri;iiH .'OlCi: 1111.M:II, hcrolniTi .„<• luuk an JinMlrr CriilDf. JHCIf ll.ljril.'ril.V. limn I,,. I 'l"-J lulu 11,,. li-r»iui>. ISOUK1. I'OIl'rmi, irnvrlrr) the * + * Vr*(iTila>-: r'ln- nillf-H uul or I i>rt-:iu-I>rlui'i'. lu-iirlni; (lie In.l ulilxMr of Ihc KmiirrM*. Mr. '•rvRnry ri-iui-nibcr.t IL« Impur- lanec ill n slllj- bracelet. CHAPTER XIV •'J)O you think we should venture out of the ciiy?" Mr. Jrogory asked uncertainly. They vore finishing their lunch at tlie Jritlsh Club, and he seemed loalh leave ils cool splendor and its •onscvvalivc protection. "Why not?" Joyce asked lightly. We have- plcnly of lime, and Dr. Jray remarked pavticularly tbat ho drive to (he Pclionvillc Club «is a worth-while sight." "I daresay the road takes'us liruuRh (he jungle." He .stood up, "Willing. "Well, if you really would like lo go, we'd better iliirl." His tone conveyed the sugfjcs- ium thai slic might say, "Oh, never mind, thank you." bill she didn't say il. She wanted lo go, terrifically, if only Cor spite. Their (brcc fjiilhful guide.'; were failing allenlivcly lor them. Mr. t7regory mentioned Ihc Pctionvillc Club to the driver, and he grinned in quick understanding. In less- than a few moments they were out in Ihe counlry, climbing .1 mountain road which overlooked Ihc harbor. Here and there tiny cottages dolled the scenery: makeshift, affairs they wove, sonic of narrow shafts of bamboo or sugar cane, some of odd bits of. secondhand lumber, but all of them were white-washed in flashing elegance. Against the abundant background of tropical shrubbery they were quaint and picturesque 'f ? * OW tlic road, high up on a mountainside, followed the shore-line, and they could sec the Empress lying at anchor ii tlic harbor, her white outline ;. dazzling contrast lo the opalescent blues ot sky and water. Below them, (he .city was a cluster of spotless white buildings sur rounded by a protecting horse shoe or verdant hills. At the club, Ihcy sat on a cool veranda which overlooked a colorful world of tropical splendor and sipped frosted drinks fvon tall gliisscs. Here they saw otbci Americans!, residents of Port-all' I'rim-e, no (jay and unusual melodies of the •ounlry, yet strangely ridiculous its misguided attempts to in- erprcl the popular swing music )f the States. "f wonder wliy none of (lie jther passengers discovered this jlace," Mr. Gregory remarked. "The women ;ire never willing u stir off tin: main street," Joyce ccrs, ;in(l representatives- of various consular services. A native string orchestra played at intervals, delightful when it offered the 'cmindcd "The minute liey'rc off the ship, they swarm nlo the shops lo bargain for all .-orls of things Ihcy'd never buy it home. Thai's all they seem to jo ashore for—lo buy things." "As a testimony, when they pel mine, Ibal Ihcy were actually ibroad." 11 was nearly six when they left .he club, and now tho sun hung ow over the farthest rim of the nouulnjiis. Niglil would fall liiickly in Ihc valley. This time they did uol have to search for their (brce musketeers; Ihe Ijoys ware in front of the club, awaiting them expectantly, •liig ship no soon," (heir inlcr- >rcler reminded Ihcm, with an au- of responsibility. A'c.s. We musl go fast." Mr. Gregory settled himself beside Joyce. "Quarter past six," he noted, glancing at his watch. "We've plcnly of time." Presently Ihc boy at Ihc wheel bent forward, jiggled a few levers, and waited expectantly. There was n quick response to his efforts; the tune of the motor changed from a rumble to a deep Ihrcatening roar, accented by staccato back-firing. They were 0(1', and soon going at Ihc lightning pace of 50 miles per hour. intelligence lo a sludy of the sil- UHlion, but his knowledge of mechanics was ciuitc obviously limited. They cranked Ihe engine; Ihcy shook the car; Ihey crawled under Ihe chassis and looked up; Ihcy jiggled wires. But nothing brought a response from the exhausted motor. Minutes passed quickly, and now seven o'clock was nol long off, and down in the harbor Ihc Empress was blowing last-warning calls to come aboard. "We'll have lo get another car!" Mr. Gregory cried excitedly. •Where?" : j I E mopped his nn -,n d lc roa( \ [here was nu Tlie car nuclei- the tremendous pressure, and in the back fr'eal the customers were jolted about until their teeth chattered. "Hey!" cried Mr. Gregory. "Wait The driver lurncd and smiled, mistaking the order for a compliment. "Slop, T say! Slop!" II was the motor which obeyed his command. It gave one deep spasmodic choke, followed by several puny pul-put-put j/asps; then, with a long whispering sigh, il 'died out altogether. The three boys looked at each other'in consternation. Mr. Gregory groaned. "Sounds like we're out of gas," Joyce remarked woefully. Their driver quickly disproved thai theory by the old expedient of poking a slick down into Ihc laiilf I« measure. II was half iull. doubt, and army offi- The other boys peered uncertainly beneath (he hood, their black faces long in distress. Their magic wagon had stopped! Mr. Gregory loaned Iiis superior brow nervously; on sign of any olhor vehicle. 'But whal will we du?" There was a tremor in his voice. All at unco, in slrnngc and UT- rifying comprehension, Joyce heard tho sound which had haunted her imagination. Slowly il came through the air, as if echoed from some far-away hillside; then quickly U was unbelievably near, as if she K'rsclf were the center of it. The Jull, primitive tom-tom uf the llailiau drums. She listened, straining her cars lo locate the source of il, and as she stood there, shuddering in vague, unreasoning fear, she s.-av fires spring to life within the jungle, like signals in answer tu the drums. Mr. Gregory was walking.about (he car frantically, wringing his hands. "We've got lo get away!" he cried. "1 won't be marooned on this island." There was a rustling in tht^ bushes behind her, and Joyce tinned quickly. A little girl stepped out babbling iu excited French. Not until she held up her wrist, upon which tlie golden bracelet still jangled, "Hid Joyce recognize her. She stooped down, to catch an idea of what the child was saying. "Pa-pa. . . ." She caught thai word; then something about "le navire," the ship. And suddenly she :ras gone, back into the woods, as quickly as she had come. "What was she saying?" Joyce asked their interpreter. He shook his shoulders. "Some- sing about her pa-pa. Me have not hear. . . ." "We'll have to walk!" Mr. Gregory insislcd again, his voice, shrill and high-pitched. "It's five minutes lo seven." • . •'But at that moment tli^chilct was back, and following her Joyce saw a tall, tremendous Negro, his heavy fcalures shadowed by Die, rays of a lantern be held aloft. / (To Be Continued) Osceola Society — Personal "Mrs, C'. H. .Vftutip Hostess Mrs. Charles Rose of Rosclaml was the leader of the Knglish les- cn at the regular meeting of chapter "O" of the p. E. o. at Ihe home af Mrs. L. C. B. Yoiinsf on Hale Avenue Wednesday afternoon. Mr.s. Eilw.ud Segraves used the 102nd ?salm as her dcvolional. Out of ;own giicsls were Mrs. J. A. Morau cf Fort Scot!. K.-insa,-.. who is vislt- "115; her sisler. Mrs. Sam Coble, and uicce. Mrs. D. y. Laney; and Mrs. Ralph Matthews ot Joncsboro. who Is the ( ot Mrs. U. Fred Taylor, jr.. for the neck. Literary DeiMrlnicnl Mi-cls Mrs. nii-i;;hl il. lUarkiv'iotl \va.-i hostess lo twelve members Utcrarv grestivc Club at her home on Keiscr avenue Tuesday afternoon. Modem American artists were studied in .1 program !c:l by Mrs. Robert Stunners. Those linving a part on Ilin program were Mrs. E. s. Crih- fiolcl and Mrs. W. B. Colbert. Mrs. E. M. Douglas of Memphis, who i.s visiting Mrs. George E'Jringlon. was a guest, * • * Mrs. W. S. Pcrmenter of Noxapater. Miss., is the guest, of her daughter. Mr.s. W. B. Colbert and Mr. Colbert. Mrs. Pennenter returned Tuesday willi Mr. Colbert, who spent the weekend in Mississippi on business. Mrs. I,. 1,. McDearman and Mr.s. Ben Butler wclc Memphis visitors this week. credibly low." the examiner reported. "Fewer than one-llnr:i of the candidate* reached the uass mark." Voiiiijr Bankers I'nor Counters CAf'b'IOWN (UP!—Young South African haukcr.s can't, do .sums given them in Ihc course of Ibc Institute ot Ranker:-,' examination.',, the Institute's "Journal" reveals. "The standard of work .submitted ' Announcements The Coulter News nns t>een authorized lo raake formal announcement of the following candidates for public office, subject to tha Democratic primary August 9. For County Treasurer U. L. (BILLY) GAINES For Sheriff ana Collector HALK JACKSON (For Re-election) County Court Clerk T. W. POTTER For County Tax Assessor W. W. (BUDDY) WATSON BRYANT STEWART For County and I'roobatc Juiljc DOYLE HENDERSON ». L. G LA DISH . > (For Re-election) ' For Circuit Court Clerk HARVEY MORRIS For Counly Kcprcscnlatlvcs W. W. FOWLER the disease. Neither \va;; there aval able any sjiecinc method of pix vcntion or specilie treatment, of U disease. Now. however. Itiere is lest known as Ihc Dii-k test whit- is available for determining whetl or net a child Hint is exposed will catch (lie disease. Widespread use of this test indicates ihat aboul one-half of all children arc naturally immune tci scarlet fever. The medical profession is not yet convinced that It is worth while lo inoculate all children acahist .scarlet fever as they are inorulalc".! against diphtheria. H is believed, however, that in lime.s of serious epidemics or when a child is likely lo be ex- i:osc<l lo severe of the disease, the inoculations may be worth while. The decision m each case must be led with the family doctor, who will know the amount of exposure: and also the naltiro of the scarlet fever thai i.s present In tho community. In (jrncnil M-iirict lever today seems lo l;c uimrwhal. milder lhan ' it has been in the past. Diseases, however, chansc Ibeir character from time to time and It seems possible Hull, .'.carlct fever may suddenly break out in epidemics wllh Im-rcaM-cl virulence and severity. .Sea Shell WrigliN 100 I'niiiuls SYDNEY iUI'> -A. sea shell large enough for a baby's bath tub has just been presented to the Aub- trnllan museum, u weighs 450 pounds, is 3 feel 2 Inches in length, and 1! Icct and >-i inch In width. It was fuund on a reef, oti Gilbert Island.. OAKDUNG JIOUSJil SOME CHICKADEE.' SHS'S UO RELATfOM TO MAJOR, THAT'S A CtMCH -THE OLP HOOPLE 5CHK1OZZLE IS MISSIMG' L.1STEM, YOLJPRESSEP- PAMT-PIRATES/ SHE'S A\Y DATB BV RIC3HT OF SO KEEP OUT OF AAV

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