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PAGE' BLYTHEV1LLE, (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THE,BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS TUX OOORIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS ' < 0. R.BABCOCK, Editor • ' ' H. W. HAWES, Advertising Manager Bole National Advertising Representative*: Arkansas'Dollies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas. Kansas City, Memphis Published Every 'Afternoon Except Bundajr Entered «s second class tnatUr at Uie post ofllce at Blylhortllc, .Arkansas, under act o! Congress,. Oclober fl.' 1917. , Serveci ov tne UniuM Press. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By Carrier In tiie Ctly ol BlylhcvIUe, Ifc per :w?ck,ur';tC.SO per year. In'advance. > By mall, wltniti u radius pi 50 nines, »3.00 pet je'ar, $1.50 lor six months, 75o for three montlis; by mail In postal zones two lo six, Inclusive, Ki.50 per ycnr; 111, zones seven and eight, 110.00 per year, payable in advance. A r o/. Worrying About - Consliliilioiiulily Politics, doesn't linvu much lo do 'will! drouth. None of .the c:\mHilales for office c;in promise ruin. For Uuu reason inirlisiinship should not enter into (lie iiiicstioii of what the' govern- ment.proposes lo do for tiie relief uf (h'oulli-slricken areas. Just the winie the logician, • if lie cares to emphasize the point, .can demonstrate Hint much of what is being done to relieve drotilh cunditiuns is iincoiistitutional. • For example, the Resettlement Administration has already 'allotted moro tliun two million dollars of its i'linds for doles to the farm victims uf Iho. weather plague. Tli.il aet in ilself docs not come within the scope of the, Resettlement Aet, which in turn miijiiL meet the disapiiroval of the Miipi't'iiic court if put to ;i test. Jt is in such desperate situation. 1 : as the American farmer now . 1'mds himself in'the ail'ccted area.s tlial. tlio Constitution gels tolerant construe tion. On numerous occasions in the past unconstitutional acts of vast importance have been carried out. Thomas Jeli'cr.son disregarded the fundament:*I law when he purchased Louisiana, as did Abraham Lincoln in his Kmancipafion Proclamation. The; Constitution was shelved when President Roosevelt declared the bank holiday in 1933. . v , v No one is likely to question what 'is. ; being done, or may have to be dono,' to , relieve diunth-stricken farmers. For the moment at least the Constitution is being set aside in the interest of much-needed humanitarian action and the Department of Agriculture and the Resettlement Administration arc proceeding without worrying very much about the fine points of one fmulamenlal law. • We Must Plan Far Out of the iiiigcdy.' of tho 193G chotilh comes talk-of abantloiiiiig vast stretches of the prairie slates 'iiiulur :i wholcsnlo resoUlcmenl program. More sensible, however, is the proposal thai a gigantic irrigation ami consorvaiiuii piognim be launched to make such migration unnecessary. Which is to say tluit the - current drouth, climaxing many'years'of liard- ship and anility for the farms, has home a very vital -lesson—that tlic, drouth ; problem essentially is :t long-term proposition. "Dry fanners' and agricultural cxporlw alike arc. agreed that something more than tlio spending of emergency millions for relief of human beings and livestock must,he worked 'out. Just what such a program shou'ld involve may he problematical, lint in any case it'is clear that a long-range program looking far beyond the immediate crisis is necessary. The Old Combindlioii It's a bit hard, despite the optimism of tlio diplomats, to swallow the new Auslro-Gcrniiin treaty negotiated by Chancellors Hitler and Schnschnigg, guaranteeing Austria's complete independence of Nir/.isni. Kor ono thiiig, Us three-year limit falls sadly short of the 20-year iiiin- iiggrcsston pacts HitJer has talked about. Hut more important is tin: fact that the treaty swings Ijjuroije bade to .the pre-war habit of alliance:; and combinations. Already there'is ample evidence that II Diice has effected a sort ol' triple alliance with Germany and Austria, oven though he has not signed a formal pact. Witness, for example, the retail'of both Italy and Germany to lake part in the new Locarno con-' fcrciice, seeking 'to rebuild the treaty which Dcr Fuehrer so boldly scrapped . a few weeks back. It appears that lOurope again U headed toward, the vicious doctrine of the "balance of powers." It's pretty difficult lo'look hopefully on that sort of development. When the emergency of Fascism comes, if all that stands between us and the Fascist dictn- Icrship arc those nine Jusliccs on (tie supreme court, llic'n heaven help the American people. —Max Lenier, Harvard University. '•' : '» * . » ; I'm glad to set a'lot ot [hat false modesty disappear. "H used (o be Iliat a girl with .bowed leg;; ^wouldn't BO 'swimming. .Now it •|. doesn't maltcr, ^-Mrs. Mabel C. Hcinecke, :chi- >cayo. clubwoman, i ! ' » . * * I don't see how 'anybody can write >.my- lliinf once they Imvc .somclhlui; published. Tlic telephone rings too much. —Margaret Milchell, aulhor. * * ,' * Christianity without' hull Is lomioolci'y. If Ihc Bible is right • nlraut heaven, H Is right about hell. —Rev.. "William P. Nicholson, Irish evangelist. , ' . * * » , Men are nct ; mimarily inlcicslcd in Ihc little problems lirlhe techniqiic of handling ciijl- dren lhat distress' mothers BO much. —Lydla Ami Lynde, Michigan Slate College. * * * There Is not a country In Europe where it _.would be jiosslblc to slart a war If Ihc people ;. had Ijcen taught history accurately for one ' ueneration. -Dr. William E. Dodd, U. S. Am- unssndor lo Germany. * * * When a man is 80 years old, lie cannot make loo far-distant dates —Pope Plus XI. * * * • . This is an ema,nci|ialcd age for women...! have no lolerancc for that old adage lhat "woman's place l,s in the home." -Virginia Bruce, Hollywood actress. SIDE GLANCES . By George Clark OUR .BOARDING-HOUSE. . FRIDAY, JULY 17, 1036 With Major ' KEEP MA30R/ IF'YOU , ^ WIV1 . | „. STAND STILL/ *f WORRY / T EW W 1 TMEY'LL TAKE ? THEY'LL $ m. YOU FOR VfiET TIRED A WALL- -fl PRETTY C;|if( FLOWER, JJ| SOOM AKJD , (WAND SIT SWARM'/ 1 I -DOWN OM You / "My wife studies' interior decora (ion, but 1 , slit doesn't around as much as I do." ES OFF OKI A; BEE LIME Burns From Explosions May Cause Lockjaw, or Loss of Sigh I OUT OUR WAY - By Williams I 7HIMK. ME WA.'i A ^ CARPET SWEEPER. ,: GETTIM' EVEN! WITH i 1W HUWAM'RACEf HE TOOK UP SELLIW LOTTERY AM' DERBV ; TICKETS, AW ME \ JU5T GETS EMOUSM ,! \ SO WE CAM CLOSE j \ TH' COOR. IN MOST I \EVERYBOOy-S FACfc. ! TOLD YOU I SOLD ALL.' NOW, BEAT WHAT; AKl SAVE A COUPLE ? WHY, BEM YOU KUOW 1 ALWAYS TAKE TWO.' GOOD MIGHT. OOOM.' ALWAYS LATE.' I NEVER MAVE MO LUCK.' MY GOSH; THAT'-S A •TERRIBLB WAY PER A TO TALK, TO HIS CUSTOMERS? l!y 1)11. MOItltlb USHHKIN Kditur, Journal (if Die Atiu'rinm iMcillcnl As^ocliiliun, and of Hy- gclu, tho Health JM:igi<7,tllc Among (lie most frequent emcr- Ecncios w'nlch clcinnnd prompt'ul- lunUon arc burns from explosions nn<l similar Injuries' from the use ot loy tap pistols anil firearms. Campaigns of education, led by neu'xiNjpei'i; and nwgazinciy luu'c rc.siiltcd in cclcbrnUons of great events by puscuiHJi, pluj's, and flnillnr cxlilblljj, riillic-r limn Ijy noisj-iiwklng, yet llierc seem? to 1)C a Icndunby to a return of the I«B of (laticcroiis loy Jircarms. Onc-tlilid or the 'nccldcnls yvhidi cost children tlicir sijjhl are caused by nlr?nns, sliotgcms, blank cnrtrklgcs, cap pistols, slingshots, rubber bnnds, arrows, and stones. One-fourth of nil cases of blindness .re uuiscd by various types ol lire-, works. * » * Whenever mi Injury from flre- iirms occurs, get a doctor as soon us possible. He will cmnilnc tile wound and, If It is closed, he will open It, clean it, and treat 11 with Bnitnble iiiitlscpllu: :x>ckjavv or lelnmis occaslotinlly vcsulls when explosions of lire- works carry teium.'s genus into tile body. Tno germs of lockjaw develop in dirt, In manure, and on dirty dollilng. In an Injury in .which dirt is forced into tiie wound and scaled Ilicre, lockjaw mny occur. This is the kind of accident that occurs unJty in explosions ut cannon crackers, blank c.'irlririgcs, and toy canons. i'lic tiniest puncture wound mny be sufficient, lo nilmlt file germ into tiie bo;ly. The larger the wound and [lie more foreign material llrnt is forced into it, the greater ttie danger of lockjaw. * • • . ' Lockjaw Is one of the most serious conditions that can affect tho Iniinan body. . Eicli year it causes from 1000 lo 1300 deaths in the United Stales, Scientific evidence lias "proved that lockjaw may he prevented by prompt injection of a sufficient amount of ntilj-tctanits serum. Tlic antiseptics should he injected as soon a s the wound in inflicted, anrt it may bo neco.ssary lo gis-e anolMcr injection for preventive purposes. Once this disease dcvcl- o|)s. Us treatment is difficult, and fatalities are frequent. Three Warships Visit Juneau Late in-July JUNEAU, Alaska (UP) — The fleet will come to Junuau this summer. Three United States warships will call at the capital port late in July, it was reported io Mayor I. OoHlElein.by Capt. II. Infram, U. S. N-, commander of destroyer. Miiuidron No. U. batlle forces. The U. i>. K. Litchlield. U.S.3. llovoy and U. S, K. Southard arc scheduled to make the visit, in- cludini; "M officers and 325 men. SnilV r'recs I'erfumu I\Iun SAN FHANCISCO. (UP) —Mrs. Virginia Miller became the official iwrfuuie tester of f.i c miniicipal could make tlitir living by uerfnine at $10 a bottle. Mrs Miller sniffed the perfume, assurscl the court it was ivortli. tlic; nricc demanded, and the two were released. court when two men insisted they ard seal. The Pacific coast variety of ihe harbor or common seal, wliif.i is more oflen spotted than is that of Hie Atlantic, is known as , a l?on- SaJluck for £ove iir.i,i:x.i IM-.IIKIK inil'll!i>n«. kiiK nc..|.<lv I,,.,., 1 , iK.li'H Iron. Ihe M-llli lff I,,, kMil of l *|ii»rlMvc»r drimrf One »t hpr TH-M riiKlmiUTH, -SA\- IMI.t I.KHIll, Invli,., u,.|,.V?i 1,, Jnlii ii xrrk-t.ml |,;,r(j- ill i: r< .,,| ill. .mil;, I, I l.«,l Ki .. AMh,,,,i B |, nlhtrs Ii, IHc ,,i,rlj- iirr MlrnimirH t" „„„ Ix Announcements n.c Conner nuxa tins teen authorized to make formal announcement ot Ihe following can- Jldates for public office, subject '.o Ihc Democratic primary next AURiist 11: Fw Representative (n Congress ZAb B. HARRISON For Prosecuting Attorney O. T. WAUD BRUCE IVY ' DENVER I,. DUDLEY MARCUS FIETZ S-'or Comily Judge VIRGIL GREENE S. L. GLADISH NElbL REED for Sheriff anrt Collector HALE JACKSON JOE S. niLLAHUNTY For Comity Treasurer UOLAND GREEN For Circuit Court Clerk HUGH CHAIO For Kc-Elecllon for 2nd Term For County Court Clerk MISS CAREY WOODBURN Fur re-elecllon jpr second term For Sl.ilc Scnalor LUC1KN E. COLEMAN For County liepre.wnlaliio IVY W. CRAWFORD For County Assessor R. L. (BILLY) OAINES F\Jt Re-election to a 2nd Term For Constable, Chtrkasawba Township HARRY TAYLOR FRANK MCGREGOR E. M. EATON *'>rl)- utlriiirti'il . 1,3- j'KTnn IM;MH:KSO.V who IU-C.H If, ,i )M-f>rl»j- f.itrtt. -, Awnki: l,rfnrr the (ithrrK, lU-lcnn K"C» r,,r an rnrlf iin.rtiliiK s>vlm. Vrtrr loins h,-r .1,1 iKc lirnrli. Al- ;iin»l luniuilliMi-ly li t . |,.|) v i, ot |, v 1™ In t,, V c ullh hrr. .NOW CO OX WITH TUB STOHY CHAPTER II "Y ou mustn't, Peter," Helena protested, withdrawing from his arms. "Someone might be watching from the lodge." He laughed. "That's encouraging," he told her. "II that's your only reason for not lelting me kiss you, Ihen I'm a cinch!" Then his tone grew suddenly serious. "Look here, Helena. I haven't been able to sleep for 10 minules straight since we lefl each other lasl night. I'd heard of lhat happening lo a fellow when he met the right girl — hul I'd never really believed it. Last night I told you I was in love with you. And il still' goes in a chilly and unromantic dawn." "It's an awfully short time in which io decide llial," Helena smiled, wondering if he could de- lect the pounding of her heart beneath Ihc (bin white swim suit. "But I'm nol afraid of. the decision," Peter answered quickly. "Not even if it was a little quick . on the irigger. I've met lots of girls, Helena, but I've never had one hit me like (his. Not even near if." "Thai's nice of you. I—I'll admit I feel ihe same way, Pelcr. I3ut ..." she broke off with a whimsical, helpless fmilc. "That settles il!" he said. "If you feel just as I do, then there's only one answer." "W-whal's that?" asked Helena breathlessly. "That's Ihc good old-fashioned institution of marriage, darling." He look her wrist and turned back toward the lodge. "Come on, let's \vakc the gang and tell them!" But Helena planted her small i.feet solidly on the path. and protested. "No, Peter . . . please! Not ye(, anyway." He turned to hei- again, and she went on slowly: "We can't do a thing like that. We don't know anything about each other. Tomorrow il might all be different." "I cton't believe lhat, and neither do you," lie said meeting her level gaze. "I'm in love with you. I can care for you comfortably. There's nothing more to know nboul nv.'. You're young and beautiful—and that's .ill I want to know about you. The rest of it I can discover." "Oh, Peter!" Helena laughed wjiilc her eyes filled suspiciously. "You— you're really a sweet person. And aren't we both insane?" • t t f rHEN, beyond Peter's shoulder, •*• she saw Sandra Leigh slowly emerging from the lodge. Over her naming pajamas she had .thrown a robe, and her bobbed hair was in attractive disarray. "I though! I'd get a load of sun- nsc,' she called to them. "But it looks as if I'm a little lale." Peter turned, hiding his annoyance. at the interruption. "Good ty HMO JONES 'i 1916 NEA "T-lhcn you think it's all rig/ilP" Helena faltered. morning, Sandy. You aren't dcny- iri(5 that a sunriso is no novelty to you?" Sandra smiled. "I've seen them in evening clothes, Peter. Thai is, I was in evening clothes; not the sunrises. Bui that's different. Have you two hardy persons been in the lake already?" She turned her eyes knowingly loward Helena, and the latter thought, "f wonder it she believes I'm Inking advantage ot her invitation and trying lo capture Peter?" Aloud Helena said, "I've been in, and Mr. Henderson's just trying it. Why don't you join hj m ? It's grand." Pelcr faced ' her humorously. ''Dai-ling, if we're to be married you mustn't refer to me os Mr. Henderson. Il's Peter. And after ive'vc been married a wliilc vou can call me Pete." The Leigh girl came down from ;hc veranda, searching Peter's [ace. "You're serious, Vcler" Then she turned to Helena. "And why shouldn't he be?' Vou know last night at dinner I had a fleeting thought thai U would b c no surprise if you two hit it off i» a serious Way. I'm psychic nboul :hosc things." "T-tlicn you think it's all right?" ilclcna faltered. "All right?" repealed Sandra "What difference would it make what 1 thought? But, since you've asked me, I'll lell you 1 think it's even belter than all right. And I'm excited about being the first to congratulate' Pcler and vdsli you happiness. .1 am the first? 1 Helena's hand, doesn't it?" "Hight away, "W-why, I haven't thought—" She looked at Sandra helplessly. "Peter," said the other girl, "I want (o make a suggestion. It's lhat you very literally go and jump into (he lake. I'll help Helena make her plans." "Very well, Miss Ix^igh . . ." He bowed low, dropped his beach robe, and sped down toward the lake. At its edge he leaped an amazing distance and struck the water neatly. "And that," said Sandra smiling, "is (lie way he does everything. I'm not surprised he's going into matrimony the same way." "What have you to say for me?" asked Helena. Sandra put her ami around Helena Derrik's shoulders. "A woman's different, darling. Nobody should be surprised when a woman jumps into marriage at five minutes' notice. I think every girl carries around subconsciously the image of Ihc kind of. man she'd fall for. Of course it's an image that's changed n little, maybe, as one grows, older—or perhaps forgotten altogether. Cut—" She slopped suddenly. "You're really in love wilh him, aren't you?" "I wouldn't be marrying him if I weren't" "I Ihought so," Sandra smiled. "That slicks out all over you, Helena. Do you want me to help you with the wedding? I'd love it." "I—I don't know. The whole idea of a—n frightens inc." wedding sort of rpHE Leigh girl's cnlhu •*• warmed Helena's heart. Somehow she had feared that Sandra might nol quite approve. "When does il happen?' 1 Snndra wanted.to know. Peler grinned and reached. for I Thc'gang would pilch'in and'give IC AMDRA thought "Poier seems a1 a moment. 'Peter seems all set. What | would you fay to doing it now? you a great send-off,"ami il would avoid an expensive.church wedding." - Thoughls had never raced [so swiftly through Helena's brain ias they did in lhat moment. .Why should she waif, after all? Pcfer Henderson was in love ivilli.hpr, and slic with him. Why should they waste one precious moment of two lives that were ;all too short at hcsf? i "I'll explain to your mother,'? the Leigh girl said. "I might even fib a little and lell her you've known Peter longer than you have. One thing's sure—when she sees Pcler she'll agree wilh you. No woman can resist that charm." "Sandra, I'll never bc able to repay you. ..." "Repay me?" snid Sandra, amazed. "I'm a romantic woman, darling. And there's nothing si snaps up a'weck-cnd like a-wed- " ding." She faced Helena, her eyes serious. ''You mean (his, don't,you, baby? Don't let me rush you -i into something you're not; sure 1 of." . • • ^ Helena nodded. "I mean il. I never mcaiil anything more in my life, and I never will " "fm not recommending Peter Henderson, you understand.'"-I know him just as a charming, young man who sometimes appears at parties and week-ends. But if you're sure—and that means if you're in love with him —I'll go Ihc limit." "t'm in love with him," said Helena slowly. "Then," answered Sandra, "nobody can slop you, and I may os well have my fun and help you." She called down to Pelcr, "It's all arranged. The wedding.is to be at Crest Mountain Lodge— 4 today!" . \ (To Be Coniinoocl) 5j.-.'vtV( . >™ >*

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