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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 18, 1934
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*w« oo, Vert, JM«y JUErpopo the ; M i>*o»a elui matter «t Hot «t B<yU)«»lUe. Ar- IC *Ct M CQBfreu. October t, till. MM OHIM •gr witter te tt* BAITS «* SMberUM. lie per v«fc «r ffJM ftt Jtu to *dn»ce. «T Mil vtth* • «•*• of W miles, «3M fit jew, |LH lor rii MMto. He »r II.TW •ootlM; I* raU to i«Ul MM two t» «te, tncMti, KJt INT jwr. I* MM HMD aaii efcht, »J»J» per i«w, ptr*b)e to •dmie*. Must Wt Ml Rule Out Schoolma'arm? The big worry of most sthool boards these days is the question of when and how they arc going to be able to pay their teachers. There is »'n older worry, though, *!hrch has exercised a good muny school boarus in the twst; and Dr. John Cirr Duff of New York Univer- ' stty ctitei attention to it the other day by .taking time off to denounce "outmoded, Puritanical traditioiis" that require school teachers to be goody- goodies. This older worry has to do with the way the schoolma'am shall b*have when she is not in the. classroom. In ninny localities, as Dr. Duff points out, teachers "have to live up to a moral standard that wouto put a strain on a thirty-second degree suint." Dr. Duff cites a pledge required of all teachers in u certain North Carolina town; "I promise not to fall in .love, to. become engaged, or secretly married:" • • » • In another case.applicants -for teaching positions sign such promises •as these: "1 promise-to abstain from all danc- • ing, immodest dressing, and any other, coiiduct unbecoming-a teacher and a lady." "I promise not to go out with.any. young man except in so .far as it may be! -7necessary to stimulate Sunday School .work.". Attempts .to regulate ,thc private lives of school teachers in this way are not. exactly 'uncommon in the United .States, -There are.towns where prim Mid priggish behavior seems to be valued even more highly than teaching ability. " And it is hardly surprising if educators like Dr. Duff, demand that a halt be catted. The request that a school teacher ead a model life arises naturmDy. enough, of. course. If parents want to be sure that their children are entrust,ed only .to young women of high moral character, that is easily understood. The point is that in many cases the school board does, not stop there. It goes on and erects standards of «wduct: which, as Dr.' Duff complains, (AMD; couam KKWI turns the teacher, either into a hypocrite or a goody-goody. Compared with the issues of the day, all this itj a minor matter of course. But our school system, as a whole will be u lot sounder when we give up sorrrc of this unwarranted meddling with the private lives of our school- ma'ams. —Bruce Catton. Taxpayers ArouxJ Mob violence is a thing nobody can condone, of course. Vet that incident at Pottaville, Pa., where more than a thousand irate taxpayers stormed the courthouse, dragged two county commissioners out by force, and demanded explanations of recent county tax increases, is a thing which one could deplore altogether too much. The .taxpayer is ordinarily u pretty docile sort of specimen. He pays and pays and pays,, and his elected olTic- inls squander his money for him and boost his tax rates, and lie goes on paying and never whimpers. And that docility, when you get right down to it, is one reason he continues to get misused. If elected officials everywhere knew thst taxpayers woukl come down to the office with blood in their eyes, demanding explanations, when tlie tax rates went up, we might have a little more care and economy in ttic spending of public funds. Morbid Humans' It is almost impossible to understand the power that morbid curiosity can have over human beings. When that poor, kidnaped baby was buried in Chicago recently a mob of 10,000 people tried to get into the chapel where the services were being held. Thousands of them, according to press dispatches^iiWHrmed up on nearby autos and housetops to get a look at'things. Many of the funeral wreaths we*e torn in pieces. Women, according to one dispatch, "fought, scratched, and pulled hair, attempting to reach the entrance. Friends and neighbors of the dead baby's family were shoved to the rear." A display of .this kind is just about enough to make one disgusted with the whole human race. It is too bad that the people who were in this mob cannot get an understanding of the horror and disgust with which all decent people look upon them and their antics. Nem In this country to my knowfcdgt has it b«n coosWcred communistic lor nn opportunity to be given to people to <*rr, their own Urtugt «nd buy their own homes. —Mrs. f D Rooseielt. * • • If I tak« kny more jobs, you h»w my head ewtnlned. -General Huth s. Johnson « • • All the present pe»nut poliitcuns wno run our BOTtrnmcnU could be replnced by onc- thlM »s m»ny ttchnlctons «nd tn e system would be run I»r better. -^John Voss. Wisconsin "tecluiocm!." SIDE GLANCES By George Clark f 'f \7\ I! ;^^r. OUT OUR WAY Bv Williams . A 8iRD V S NEST? ' — IVE A QOOC? <3ET^OURSELVES OUT Y~z ~ THIS .MESS. J ~~ IP YOU DO, DIE RI6HT HERE* T CAN'T GET OFFA HER LRJ TILL SHE GETS If OUT OF •SWEATER, AN 1 SHE CANT oer our TI I 6ET OFF HER LEG. — WE'VE ~~ £VERYTHlN FOR H6LP >T TH' TOP OF HIS VOICE SO TH' N&SHfjCW COULD SEE ME Llkfe THIS.' I KNOW. HIM' PWiW'®!^" 1 •" * S; !iv/ <mufiMy.m(ii\t't-.. "' '• mmmwfiM.^' if he sclls thllt Gulping Down a Hasty Meal Is One Way of Abusing Health BT DR. MOKKIS HSI1BE1N Editor, Journal of Ihe Am^rU-an Medical Association, and nf \ljftb. (he H»lth M«jr»ilnc As much as the -hit-and-run driver" is a menace lo other people, the "cat-and-run luncher" Is a menace to his own health. In your endeavor to save lime, during the lunch hour, you are likely "to lose your sense "of proportion and abur,c your health, which is certainly fur more vnl- uaule than time. WiUraut health, time can mean little, if anything. Because luncheon is taken In such a hurry by most workers, it usually includes n sandwich, a cup ot coflee, and possibly H piece oi fruit or Hum dessert. ' On many occasions, this food is gulped In five or ten minutes, so that the remaining time may be spent In gossip, bridge or shopping. • • . Such n luncheon Is of little if any, use, cither for nutrition or for . even satisfaction of hunger, and is usually .supplemented In candy, sods fountain drinks, or some oilier food substance. * .* • The sandwich is probably one of the most cosily typos uf food that you can purchase. • In relationship to its food value. '.,-' The average. American sandwich consists of two slices of white bread u-ilh A piece of meat trimmed by a razor-like apparatus. H affords Wlte In Ihe way ot nutrition; Its only advantage Is the sjwcd wilh which you can consume it. NcverlliclcM, you cnn make a mosl nutritious sandwich by usiny with n slice of meat, if meat Is necessary, n mixture ot egg. lettuce, tomato, fish and other food products which contain uol only protein, but also [Ire necessary vitamins and mineral salts. • • • While codec or tea. is stimulating and has become tire standard American drink, yon should remember (hut hot milk, which can bo In the form of cocoa or chocolate, is just about as appetizing and certainly far more nutritious. So for a light lunch- con, you will probably :B ef-more for your, money In a milk drink than In cither colfee or tea. If you -do not care for coffee, tea or milk, there is still the possibility of taking a bowl of vegetable soup, which will provide not only the hot rlrink but also the useful bulk and tlie vitamins and mineral salts associated with the vegetables. Your dessert with the noon-day luncheon should 'probably be frull. Although »-e cat more fruit as a clRfs than any other nation, there arc slill far too many people who neglect. Die possibility ot getting nuiritlon and body-building substances in the form of Inc appk. the banana, the orange (lie berries of various kinds, peaches, apricots and the other fruits easily available In any lunchroom CABINET CLOSEUPS HENRY A. WALLACE Secretary of Agriculture M" WILLIS THORNTON TiA Strtic* SUfl t'orrfspondrnt WASHINOTON-CIOSTOI rival of Secretary Ickes In multiplicity of lobs Is Henry A. Wallace. " w jjo *tts in the chair of th» secretary of asrlculture «nd looks directly across the room at a portrait of his faihcr. who once held the «mc Job. Wallace, too. has had added lo the regular, burdens of t)i« post » number of crushing New Deal responsibilities. First, the responsibility for-the tnlire Agrl- cultur.l Adjustment Admlnistra- wn j ls upon him, with all its broad and shilling rahje of proc? «sl»g taxes, crap llmUalloa mar- keiing agretmehts, ancl esnort arrangements. He must carry a share in the work of the Commodity Credit Corporation, tlie Federal Surplus Relief Corporation, thc Public Works Administration, the Federal Employment Stabilization Board, thc Federal Board for Vocational Education, and (he National Forcsl Reservation commission. Those arc all highly Important and require more or less active attention. Less demanding are lib memberships in the usual Executive Emergency, and National De- fence Councils. Being chairman of tlie Migratory Bird Conservation Commission pvobaulv doesn't take much time, nor his membership In the Smithsonian institution. Puerto Rican Hurricane Relief Commission, of Cliicagg Worlds Fair Centennial Commission. But they're nominally responsibilities. * • • • ,." c ™ r a m»n was specially .a (tied and trained for a job, it is Wallace. Born on a farm .M* , SPC .' lt hl5 " tn 1Wt »"»• "• ctical farming, but ai the !Wcls of lllp fan » Pfb- . both as editor o! farm p^and student and author of rtcv(>l(> l iert systems of corn yields, developed li-ghlj fpccialittd strains of corn. nrgs. and chickens, and taken r" ,"r " la " y lllovc "ie»t.'i to aid laini i.rp. ANNOUNCEMENTS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 1984 — Ne»» h«s been »u- — to announct the following v candidates lor public cfllce, sublet to the Democratic m-inurr next August: F»r County Judge ZAL 13. HARRISON For Metnbtr «r C*M(Ten CLINTON L. CALDWELL I'or SlKriff »n4 Collector CLARENCE H. WILSON For Re-eltction for Second Term For C«ntj Truswer JOE S. DILLAHUNTY nOljAND GREEN For Circuit Court Ckrk HUGH CRAIG ADDISON SMITH H. 13. (SHEET) STOUT for Comnt; Court Cltrk FRED FLEEMAN For Re-Elcclion for 2nd Term For Asussor R. L. (BILLYl GAINES C. C. (IKE) HUDSON For Constable or CUeluuwwba Township JACK ROBERTSON CHURCH EXCUSES Bj Gco. W. Barbua lo take me. off and put a new one on. I fccjtt telling them that I had Ihe budget balanced but EOine ol the members kept clamoring for proof and as I considered it none of Iheir business „.„„,,.,„,„ WU ^K. i am dclHtht' and feeling that they must know ed that the Post Dispatch is lead tliat 1 ivas a man of more tlian tog its powerful influence to tli' pie" carries tt* following letter 1 To (he editor of the P. D You are to be thanked for yoi editorial display dealing with tli activities of the armaments an' Iheir business munitions makers. I am dcllithY it-V IlllUst knnu- aH lho» n,o n—* r,i . . . 64 i average knowledge and ability lliey sluwUl Uust me and I could sec no sense In dunging me for some other chairman es])ctiaUy since 1 kept telling ilum all the time Iliad I ivns doing just [he thing that should be done. The Editor'. Letter B« Here of late iny son-in-law and ilrcd man seem unmindful ot Ihe fact thai il- is due to me that all is as well with them as it is. My hired man ivonltl certainly be lost If he .should lose his position anc my son-in-law should consider himself a very lucky man by being able to say he is n my family—but notwithstanding all this they continue on wilh :hc church that has completely overlooked the fad (hat when '.hey had me as chairman of thc joard anil I was running things as only n man of my knowledge and ability could run it and that .hey ha da man who knew the ob. There arc a few people who igreed with me when I told them I was nothing shorl of a calamity DemiKraey vs. Fascism [To the editor:! Do wo understand the difference between the iwo forms of government Democracy and Fascism, which are now belli supported by universal suffrage? It seems to me, lhat the difference lies In thc forces which set In motion this universal suffrage. In Democratic countries llierc are political parties, religions secis, chambers of commerce, unions, economic interests, newspapers, all noslly Independent of the goveni- mmt. Their Interests and efforts j unite or clash without Bovern- Iment intervention. A radical jChange is possible at any election, i In Fascist, countries it is the 'government, which organizes, sets hi motion and guides tile universal suffrage. Starting on the wrong road means going on to catastrophe. This method was first used In France, by raising the bogey of foreign invasion to bring tlie people to the support of the government. Italy and Germany have constructed new models of Ihis idea, and if we adopt the principle in this country, we will construct a different model. Dill our present liberty will be gone. We have yet an opportunity to save our form of government. Let us organize from Ihe bolloin. Zcph O'Brien. cause. Tlie cartoon is certain! i fine, i William E. Borah, j Washington. I influence of the Courji! News in Blytlieville and Ml&slsslrj pi County is perhaps greater ni laia, man (he Influence of tlj P. D in St. Louis and the Sta of Missouri. The Courier News lends its ec itonal and news columns to can- |es beneficial (o this territory > has opened to us a letter box fcl che expression of individual an' pruup opinions. We would like i! hoar more from prominent peopj through this "Box." I ™ ai '<= going to depend o : n the Editor to publish all our op ions let us at least pat him on tli back when he aays what we wai said. The United Stales $1000 bil 1 par. the likeness of Prcsidei: Cleveland. Use tbe I*ttrr Box [To ttic editor:! Thc St. Louis Post Dispatch, in its column "Letters'from the Peo- pii W. Ben Moore. 1 *.v edu_- cator> bom. in. New York:.»' Aitthorof VtefrRitt does npt ask fcrmore 1 y KATHARINE HAVILAND.TAYIOH IlEf.'IH HEMS TBIIAT rAHI.ITO. • kMdignc Kccunccl or • mir4fr he did .,, commit, rucnvr* Iran, Kt? Wr.i to llnrima TrlH tiro 1klrvr>. ^IIRAll. and LOTTIE. M Alt CIA THKAim-A*. nko ' ro.ld pror. I*«Mr(o InncceM, fenr* •£••(•! »n« m»n!>» .tlcnl. In n.v.inn r.iMlln, mi*rr fFif • MMr fll "Jvnnhn.l* b ccomM C ,J C . V*'™ ** * boxer a»4 ke »ut PaMII* 1nrc» KSTKLLE F1F.I.D. ««>Khter ot rick JIM F1F.T.U. n,t »!«• to narrr. kit fifu tain. »• ktr, «kr kfcnnci cocncfd i. AI.EO DAVIDS. SIR ADBRKT. n tlclr* KnBlhk- IKo ,„, nTl. e FII,I,I\c;s. New tjTr. K.trll, falikltM, Pnb- r, » n ,,k, |. „,„,,„. |ke» rrl»rn, ,„ „,. shy In inim- most ntli.ultvc. al- vlsli smile. He Is only 4S , - - --- u ,fl, rtrcssos iicstlv nnd so- ruis'hi!s <! f- 10USh ' lr TCUllns 81Kl he capilai; hh familv In r rn /\f •* i id Hilly 111 (••ne of its largess hotels. NEXT: Daniel C. Roper, wcre- f.»fy of commerce. Smallest Slandlnc Armv -JNODRD, N. H. lUPl. -New Hampshire perhaps has the smallest standing army in the Union. It has u soldiers of all classifications. T»nk. kl. ... le •«* «ke >.d It ke know, wktre i>kll,". i.! * ROW CO ON WITH THE STOBI CHAPTER XLII pIELD cliosa his words slowly. "1 know tliat he's wealthy " h e said, "and-safe. I don't think I'll tell you any more, Marda. Something I did a few years ago hurt tho boy pretty badly. I'm not always quite so black as tbey paint mo. you know. I wouldn't turn him over to the police now—even if I could. "If you'll forglro me for sayin- it. Marcia. Ted Jeffries wasn't much good. There was no loss tlicre »nd. as I s.iirl. r hurt thc boy. At least. I heard so—" "lint." Marcta Interrupted tenEC- lr. "f ran free him! I mean of those old charges. That's what I wauled to icll you. Jim. I went to Tlicrcfe Jeffries' rooms the night of tho masquerade party. I followed Ted there.. I hud seen Tiioreoc on the water wilh that nm-Bl man we called 'Red. 1 I thought it was sate, and Ted had been avoiding me all evening. I meant lo sea him nnd have > reckoning with him. He had hurt mo—badly. I was m»d about him .vad I wanted to accuse him and —lo make him suffer. I waited lo hurt him—it I could—the way ho'd hurl me. When I went tu Thercse'6 rooms he was hunting through . he- desk. For Idlers. I Ihink. 1 "I sloort in tho doorway for a I moment. w«lclilii K him. Then somcono steriXHl from thc dressing room. I Ihouglit a was Theresc's mnld nnd stopped back Inlo Ihe hall bat when I bcird scul- fting I looked luto (he room again There was a short, stocky black- haired man leaning at>ov B Ted. U wasn't Pablllo! He. didn't do It Jim! He didn't murder Ted. I'm not ashamed to tell about It now —»bflut betns there. It's been terrible Xnowlng—" "Ptbllto," said Field rton-ly, "\<= 1n Cuba. He Eofj by the tame of Juanito now. Hey the bom." « V • A MOMEtfT l»t« Marcia «u be** elds £it*U« tcnia. '*I'i>i ASing with you!" Marcia sang out Her clicoks were blazing and her eyes bright. "I'm going nitii you!" Laughing unsteadily she went up tho long gang plank with them. "I shall buy a tootiihruh and lie aired, draped in a sheet, but just tho same I'm going with you!" Slie found that tliere was a state room available— a good one. A gentleman from St. Louis had failed to claim bis reservation. ".Marcia." Estclle asked, "what does all tills mean?" Slie stood In the doorway of Alarcia's room. Tho boat was already moving. "Sit down, darling, nnd I'll tell you. Do you remember tho boy who used to work at your father's carop—the one called P.iblito? They snid he killed Ted Jeffries. Well he didn't do il!" Estelle accepted Marcin's invitation to sit down and did so rather suddenly. "Good he.iveiis, child, you're pale!" Atarcla Interrupted herself. "Slmll I get you a drink?" "No. Go on!" Estello uiged. "Tell me about Pablito." lyonrns NOYES sai in » New York law office. He was freshly arrayed, his beard Iriimned to a point and bis gray bnir glistonicg. Across the desk from him sat his attorney, tilted back In bis cbair, fingertips touching as he looked at Noyes. "And now," said Ihe Rllorney, "since tho unpleasant—aura, shall we tay? — ot gossip has cleared avray you will bo able to take np once more <he life lo which you were born. You can have all the comforts tliat you so rictily merit by your superb action, take up your old interests again—" "I want to find the hoy I've told you aboul." Noyes answered flatly. 'That's the only thine I'm Interested in." 'You linvo unlimited funds to nid you In your search for him, Mr. Is'oyes." Noycs arose, norldins. He eald, "You won't forget that remittance I ,i3kcd to have sent to the old woman who lias my shack in Key West?" "Thai will be attended to." "Tlmik you. I suppose thai is all." "Drop in when you can. Mr. N'oyes. We'll be delighted 10 see you. Shall I—ah—put your name up for the Lotus Club?" "No. Thank you quite as much.*" He went away, ro.illzius that h e did not waul cilhcr nrnlso or syrn- palliy. The tiling Urn he bad suffered for been his onn doing. He bad married a very young girl wfioso beauty had later lost Its Then when bis need to- more siisloDnuce Ihnn there Is lo physical loveliness bccamo acute he found Jnsle Marlcll who was lot beautiful but whose words sparkled will] wit ami uulerslaad- ine nurt who r-.nv something of Interest in every dull surface. Sbe had fed his mind und given him the comptalOBsalp he sought. Evening after erenlss be bad spent with her la her home before j she learaed be was manted. Then she had let Wra come once'i month or even l«ss frequently ti talk with hor as he always could of nothing and yet of everything AS Noyea turned down Madisoj arcnue he felt the first whll of sprfng, heralded from the 'fioi | ists' windows by th« shout o jonquils. And as Noyes continue! on bis way Pablito, In the lat. afternoon of a warm Cuban day walked a dirt road, saying ti himself, "Why not? U wouldn' hurt me and it would mean every thing to her." Ho was trying to persuade him self to ask Lottie lo marry hirn- Loltie who had loved him aiivayi and whose idea ot heaven WIN made by thc thought ot Ills lighten ing arms. "It might help me," he though! next, being a little hunta.n. Tb( selfishness of that thought decided him. He would and Lottie and ask her now. Just as soon as b(. could get track to the apartment, He turned, hurrying, urged by tli fear that he would not fulfill hi intention. When he reached the toji of th stairs he found her reading, Blow ly and determinedly. He did nc suspect that tbe reason Louie real was because she had seen him s! • oficn wilh a book. 'Want to como walking wit me?" he Invited in a voice thi , was louilcr than he bad Intended i i should be. { She rose • Instantly, ongerlj "Sure, What's come over yoi Pablito?" ; "Sonielhing nice." he answer^ and tho pound of Ms heart so ri :: . fused her that she did not noi; r o the hollowuess of his lone. i In the open they walked tow.irrV the country that spread w,-vrm and green and beautiful before them. "I like walking with you." Lottie con (idea. "Our steps fit. even if you arc EO lull and take lone steps. Two ot mine arc tho same as one ot yours—see?" He choje to regard this us a good omen but did not make it the or-enlng for what ke had to 4 3y. avcn though he knew sac n-ouW hsvo liked such a speech. Pablito remlnned MimEClf lhat he must think of Lottie's w»ya now and not his. For a moment hU heart grew colrl. Then. »der • deep breath which stiffened his resoke. he spoke, 'Lottie." he said slowly, "I've been wondering whether you would do me a great honor." "Sure 1 would. I'd do Anything r you. You know that. Pablito. Wbatcha wnnt me lo do?" "I want—I would like—you to marry nip." he slid. h« stepped and EO did he. "Oh. my Gad!" etc whispered. Then she was crying, shaking in h|9 arms. clinging to him. For a moment be could not bring blineclf to kiss her. Then ho did, gently, and sh« clung to blm more fiercely, eobblne harder, moving her Ibort, thlcV hiadE over Us ttna and tb.ou!d«:>. whiaipericg lha shaken tod p;>^ siooate lals of her Urns lor hlnx" ._!^ Jig Be Contused)

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