The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 20, 1939 · Page 2
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i PAGE TWO Liner Ready for- die Worst MEMPHIS, T«nn., Sept. 20 (UP) 1 —Aided by Major J. A. LePrince, veteran U. S. Public Health Service engineer who helped Gen. wil- Jism C. Qorgas conquer the yellow fever plague in Cuba, the Univer-. sily <)t Tennessee Medical College is conducting one of the most extensive studje^ ever made !n' an effort to conquer the disease that, has reduced tho Souih's Industrial .output, one-third. If the study Is successful, Memphis, center of the mid-South, name day may be known as the city where one of Dixie's biggest curses was defeated. Piwase Affect* &fXW,000 According to - scientists at the univeistty, malaria Infects more Iban 3,000,000. Southerners anni^ ally. Here,,, they (Mint, out, ib an Idea of the necessity and 'importance of the study: I The "Report on, the Economic Ccndltlon,s of tye South," made uy a group pi pronjtyent Southerners at the request of President Roosevelt, states that the' presence of malaria has reduced the- Industrial output one-third. 2, V It were possible to put a monetary tag on malaria, the- an, nual cost of deaths alone would c\ceed 539,goo,000 v the repoit says. And this fligure dees n<jt take into consideration, the cost of illness including days of work lost. Despite these, alaanlng figures, i datively Jlttle serious work on the_ fundamental study of inataUa has been done, University of Tennessee doctors point out. Mosb of the advances made In controlling jnalaila In the past few years have been due to the woik of, the U. S, Public Health Service, which has dusted swamps, oiled, lakes and destroyed mosquito- breeding places Big- >york Remains This work, the scientists point out, is impoitant, and its, ellects should, not. be minimized. But It is surface work-it Isn't reaching the core cf the problem. It's merely! holding m check something that ib ready to run rampant nt any moment. Now tho Umveislly of Tennessee holds out no hones of staining oiscoveries or developments Here's what it is doing- In a series of lectures by members of the st^ff, Memphis doctors who have been active In malarial work, and experts such as Majoi LePrince, everything that Is known of malaria Is being discussed. They aie resorking and u, u , ranging thl? known material conveniently Then they arc challenging il Some of it, is Uue. they explain, some false. T.hoy nre trying to separate the true from the false. Then with this complete, study before them they will try to" fill in, the gaps. They will Ivy to go on from the pcint where knowledge I of the disease stops—and there Perhaps, the it|«al control methods will be discovered Great Opportunity for Seruce "It is a monumental opportunity for tho University of Tennessee" said Dr R A. Diggs, of Hie stai,.' Malaria has got to be curbed. Wq aren't doing it v,ith what we uncw no?, Therefore, wo must do "The South 13 the uation's worsl malaria field because tho climate is adapted to the growth and development of the malarial para- "Ttie Mississippi Delta, and right across the river from Memphfc, around the swamps and lakes of Arkansas are two of malaria's t!e- gest strongholds in the South " Like all scientific v,ork, it' mav take year.s f;r any concrete results to appear But from something bunco to Mri'" C^Vcy";' "iiRveiins bunco to'Mrs. carl Seld ov, • " " I> score to. Mr£. Peny, f : The hcsless served potato on. leltuce, cpoklps, anil Iced - ; . *• * •*• '" ' • Jack i.ockhart Jordan • to an1l ? Sf |°«'>«>.<<> MI. aii(( ftus... A. L. Jor<Jah of Stocle at the Mctlimlfst lio'snlla'l In Memphis on sept, loin, the baby has bou named Jack Lockpart 1 Ms Is the second child for Mr . Mrs, Jordan, their HltiQ daugh' ier, Jll), is ( six years old.. Sen Named The little «.« pound son bom to Mr. a.i.,1 Mrs. Hqlan Ev«retl. pi,-U" my hiis been . immca.; Jaijjcs Mrs, BvcVcll l.v the foriiier Miss' 1-i-cda. Spe.er.rnin| is owo.e'r pf tho Lov-l^co Beauty " Safe in. New York after a hafr-njislng, 12-day, alg-zag, blacked o-.il crossing of the Atlantic, Ihc British cruise liner Arandpi-a still cur- rled .grim evidence of emergency safety measures. Seen above are ro)lcd-up rope ladders, lashed lo the side, for speedy Qvn.cua.llon ot | passengers to lifeboats. Mi-,' and Mvs. T. A'. • Dav^ • awl Mi', mid Mrs. v. j; Davij"gnem Thursday I,, Memphis. • Amone those' from out of town who 'wore here for Ibis funeral of Mr.?., J. A,' Travis, Friday were Mr ai«J Mrs. A. A., Kelloy and, dauch- ter, Wanda.'of Jonesbpco, Ajk Mrs Gertrude.. Baylor of Houston Texas' and Mrs.: H: E. Hayiie qf Haytl. ' Miss Vera McArtliui' who for several yenrs has taught'school a t Cottonwood has resignetl hov po- silicn to accept, a position In the social Bccurlly ofli.ce In Caruther Read Courier j?ew». nan.t a,d3.' picked up nl these lectiu'es, one of'Casey and Mrs. Tom Perry on Wed (he students may become the Pas- ncsday afternoon at' her home in tour of Tomorrow—the savior of Cooler the South. Steele-Cooler Society—Personal Mrs. Kiusscll Entertains Mrs. Bill Russell was hostess to a bunco party Thursday ' night when members of her Jolly Ei^ht Bunco Club nntl Mrs. Jim" Miller were guests. The party was held in the home of Mrs. James L cas- sldy. The high score prize went to Mrs. Tern Burns; bunco to Mrs. Tom Perry; traveling bunco to Mis. Fred Vaughn and low score to Mrs.; Arthur. Taylor. The hostess scrvcd< ice cream, cookies and iced drinks." 4, : ;'--':t •., * « » ' -" Book Club Kntcrtaincil There was a very nice attendance at the regular, meetliig of tho'Book Club when (hey were entertained in the home of Mrs, Sam Hamra Wednesday afternoon. Mrs, L. B, Ctpper gave «. veiy interesting talk oil "Books of the Old Testament." The. hostess served a frozen sulatt ?lat.e at Oie close of the afternoon. The next meeting of the club will •e in the home of Mrs. Ncwberry Johnson on Sept, 27th. Hostess To ],Hc)iy Nine Mrs, Clarice Oilllland was'hostess ,o her Lucky Nine Bunco, dub and the following guests: Mrs. James Reid, Mrs. Carl Held, Mrs. II L The high score pike, al/ bunco' ' EXPEHT ELECTRIC WIRING BEAUTIFUL LINE OF ELECTRIC FIXTURES Elecfria Ranges and Water Heaters WALPOLE'S ELECTRIC SHOP 110 So. Znd I'hone 318 NU-WA laundry-Cleaners Phone 180 For Prompt Laundrj and Cleaning Service With All Hie \VBDNKSDAY,.SEl'Tli'MBKR 20,• 108S. 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