The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 27, 1937 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 27, 1937
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tfotih BLYTHKVILLE '(ARK.) 1 COU1UER NEWS TUESDAY, 'APRIL 27, 1937 THE-BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ' TUB COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS C. R. BABCOOK, Editor • ' H. W. HAINES, AdvertWjig Manager . Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Hie., New York, CUlcago, Detroit, Bt. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City. Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at Uio post office at Blylheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9. 1917. Served'by the Unlled Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES . By carrier In tlia City ol Blylhevllle. 15c pet ices, or. 65c per month. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per vear SI 50 for six montlc, "Sc for three months; by mall in postal .ones two to six, Inclusive. SG.50 per year; In zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. Help WorU By Saving Democracy in America Harry Colmcry, national commander of the American Legion, is nil outspoken and intelligent public figure; ami lie has seldom spoken out with more intelligence than he did the other day at a luncheon meeting in New York. Commander Colmery was sayings-hat the aim of the American, Legion is primarily to preserve for the liberty- loving .people of America the heritage handed'down by the founders of the republic. "Lam not interested in savins the world for democracy," he said. "I will he damned'glad if wo can save America." • V-. ; . In view of tl>o?cxp.erimcnt we tried 20 years ayb this'-spring,.; those words .are worth remembering. ''For"in 1017 we set out bravely to tywe ileiiibdracy and the world at hivgo; 'and we wound up by losing our ideals 'and our shirts and by seeing both the -world and •democracy decline into a perilously .bad state of health. So it ought to be clear to us by now that Com'mamler Colmery has the right slant on things. We have more than enough to do at home, aiyt', any efforts we make to save democracy can best he made within our own borders. Taking up arms to save democracy beyond the seas is a mugg's game, at best. What we mean by that word, "democracy," is .'more'than just a system of government under which every man has a vote. We really have in mind the whole liberal concept of society— the idea that the state exists for Juan, and not man for Ihc slate; the belief that an excess, of freedom is infinitely preferable lo a deficiency of freedom; the feeling that every man has the right to live his own life as he chooses, subject only to the rule that he must respect the rights of Others. Far from being helped by the World War, this ideal has been profoundly harmed. All across Europe the lights have gone out, one by one. We have seen great nations boast that they have killed, democracy and freedom; we have seen them exalt the state into a sort of god, killing oft" the rights of the individual (along, incidentally, with a goodly number of individuals), as if OUT OUR WAY human society had no better model to copy than Die society of the ants. As Americans, we want to see those lost ideals restored overseas. But we should realize by now, that it is futile for us lo try to thrust them down anyone's throat at the cud of a rifle barrel. They just don't grow' that way. Until men sec for themselves that those ideals boar a bigger fruit of hu,man happiness than any other, they will remain unconvinced. And that brings us buck v to Commander Colmcry and his remarks about "saving America." There is where our path of world usefulness Ijes, If we can make democracy work in a complicated, fear-haunted world, solve our problems without; sacrificing our old liberties, and make this (and in sober truth the land of promise it has always been in legend, we shall have done our full dntv. Production Control The liners and criers about "artificially produced scarcity" really have no ground on whlcli to stnnd, ami arc cither too stupid or too dishonest to face the facts squarely. What Iticy object to so strenuously .Is actually planned agriculture, and planning has been tlie great need of agriculture almost "since American fields were cleared from American forests. . Much of the furore has been raised because of an organized, and reasonably successful, effort to control the 'production of cotton. There Is no scarcity ' In the world cotton markets, artificial or natural, nnd no prospect of scarcity from now iinlll world without end. A scarcity exists when the supply is not sufficient for the demand. Abundance— not scarcity—has teen Hie 111 which has alTectca cotton In all Its ramifications. In the lace of facts so plain that a child could understand them, stupid fools still howl for a return to the old system—or perhaps, not; fools, but economic racketeers who try • to delude unorganized farmers into offering themselves as ri sacrifice to the interest,'! who care not whether the farmer lives or dies, so long as he • produces, and produces, and then produces some more—and lets them lake the pick of a crop several limes too large, at prices of their own quoting. —East Arkansas Record. Hclina. "Subsidies" All Around Are Only Fair Play The S927,COO,COO Department of Agriculture appropriation bill voted by the house of representatives carries $500,000,000 for benefit payments to farmers participating in the soil conservation program worked out as a substitute for AAA. When Washington newspaper correspondents asked Secretary of Agriculture Wallace why this "subsidy to farmers" should not be reduced in Mr. Roosevelt's economy 'drive, he replied that these benefits represent not a subsidy but "justice." Technically, the soil conservation bsnefits may be a form of subsidy. But they <io not tegln lo compare In magnitude with the virtual subsidy protected manufacturing industry lias been collecting for generations from all the people of the United states, farmer., included, in the form of prices enhanced and entrenched by high larlfls. —Arkansas Gazette. Nine-tenths of the troubles in ihc world today arc caused ty bad mothers, ir they would stay at home and cnre for their children w hat a different world this would be. -Mrs C B Cray. Omaha, Neb., chosen as "American Mother of 1937." SIDE GLANCES By George Clark OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoople, I SURE'M' WE AIMT MMCOVEREP A CLEW A<3 TO WHO STOLE YEP, FLEAS, MOOPLE—- BUT WE'RE vVATCHlM' A COUPLE o' SUSPECTS POvVKl AT TH' PO6 POUMD WOW, IF YOU'D LOST AM ELEPHAMT OTS A BASS 'DRUM OUT O'YEPi CIP,CUi I'D HAVE A CHAMCE' O 1 BPJKJQIMVeM IM,T?EAT5 - OF, ALIVE, T3UT FLEAS IS SOMETMIW' ELSE AC3A1M- X'M AKMED WITH A SIX-SHOOTER MOT A SQUIRT I / HAW, MAPPEM, WHEM X WAS WITH SCOTLAK!C> YAW?, MOT EVEN A PLEA ESCAPED MY DETECTION!«-— KAFF-KAT-F-F — YOU "RECALL, WO •POUBT, THE GREAT dUMBLJ OEM MYSTEF.Y/ WHEN THAT PEARL. -DISAPPEAF.EC',, I QUESTIONED THOUSAMPS OF SUSPECTS./ KJOTIC1WG OME MOTOPmoUS CROOK HOUPIMQ HIS. TOMaUE. IM HIS CHEEK,; X EXAMIMED HIS MOUTH AMP "FOL5WD THE •PEARU COKJCEALED IM THE CAVITY. OF A TOOTH i "He's no longer u friend of mine. I asked him, as a personal favor, lo invest some money for me, and Ihc slock he chose dropped .two points." Coughs That Last May Be Symptom i Of: Lung Disease (NO. 108) IIV 1)11. MOlilllS riSHHEIN Cdilor, Journal of (he American iUcilicni Association, and of Hygeia. the Health Magazine When the lubcrciilosis germ gets Into the body either by di cct inhalalion or by any of Ihc Dthcr methods that have bcci nenticncd, it lends to localize am .0 set up an Infection. This mn; jc a sueletcn. severe infection, 01 slower and more chronic type II secni.s likely that n child mnj be lightly infected with the: disease, recover quite' promptly, 'bill :hereaflcr be sensitive lo new infection with (lie same organism. The germs which establish themselves in the body form lesions, or spols of infection, thai are typical of tuberculosis. Thcsi areas may become secondarily in fcclctl with other organisms. This of course, changes the general pic Hire of the disease. hey may be abscnl in as many s 35 per cent of cases. There also are other test. 1 : which && (^ PR. 19IT BY HE* SERVICE. INC. T. M. BECL U. S. PAT. Of F Hc'ncD, whenever there is any question of tuberculosis, Itiosc concerned should immediately have everything in the way of diagnostic re applied in cases in which the j offer, lingnosls may be doubtful. I (hat modern medicine can Farmers riant More Trees ST. PAUL (UP)—Prediction that 1937 would set an all-time record for tree planting on 3-Cent Tax Paid In Hawaii HONOLULU (UP) — Hawaii's contribution of 51,980,700.63 to the U. S. treasury last year vnr- Mlnnesotn farms was made here by Parker; ied between a maximum high O. Anderson, extension forester at bracket figure of $3.401,640.14 for „,,„ . „,,„ „, „.,,».' - i the University of Minnesota farm, i incorporalion income lax ami a me nope 01 SIICCC-SHH tieai- j Kama, still yields numerous fo>-i Farmers of Minnesota's prairie re-i low bracket figure of 3-cents Tlie ncnt in tuberculosis depends large- j sils of sea creaturss. ur.icti proves Ision have pooled orelcrs for from Jailer was for a transfer of silver on recognition of tlie disease] that the stab once was under j 2t,000 to GO.COO windbreak trees bullion ownership and was the 'lowest tax paid during t!ic year. hu i.;AR!ON WHITE ©1937 NEA.SEnvicE.lNC CAST OF CH.UIAUTKUS .10A\ IIAIISIKTT, hL'rollJC", K tnry lo .loliti llrnilry. JDI1.X 11K.MJI1Y, mining !iiv iiu-ul lie:nl. lion ik-mir? 1 * nliir iiEirlnvr null .T«i:ui'» Hano SVItll, 111-:\I)I{V, siii-::ilili', .li By Williams /SMACK.- I'M GOIW OUT TONIGHT, DAPDV-VOU POUT MIND IF I TAKE THE CAE. DO VQL),PADDV? M-M-SMACK...,.AMP SHE GETS IT.' SO I'M GO1U' TO PULLTH' SAME MUSH OM VOU - - SMACli- MANXA, PARLIM6, SMACK.- OXM VOU GET V TH' CAR. FOR. ME,TOWI6HT ^ SW\ACK.. The symptoms by which most people know- tuberculosis is tlie coiiRh, which indicates the luns is Infected cither by tuberculo- is cr \:> come finer uorm. Any cough that lasts for three or four weeks may represent a disease of the lungs. With Ihe cough, frequently, there is expectoration. There is also, in certain cases, enough destruction of Inn? tissue that the tuberculosis victim may expectorate some blood. And fluid may pour into the walls of the chest—an example of the attempt of the ! bcdy lo control tlie infection. Because of the way the disease attacks the humnn body, tlie person with tuberculosis generally is rather sick, and complains of a !css of strength nnd weight. It docs not tnke an unusual amount of exercise lo tire him. He may also have a slight afternoon rise of temperature or fever, and, associated with that, nn in-•-TC in the rate cf his pulse. iRht sweats are not typical of tuberculosis, however, and IIBV be caused by many olh-.r conditions as well. When a physician IIM:, r.uch symptoms, lie extends hi.; examination proirptly bv takin- advantage of modern methods c,! diagnosis. The elector .list) will ysc flelcr methods whi.h hhv; fc?c-n prove;! i valuable by years of experience. These include a pcnrr.'l rv.iitiin- alion of the chest to d::amin2 ar v / changer, that have ,'31,-n piare in its shape. cc:v, ard movements. The doctor puts his in^cis on the patient's chest to tui:! cut whether there are spasms o[ ll-e muscles, or vibrations, a 1 , sir passes into or out of Hie luu;. Kc Ihumps the chest to IjiuS mil by Ihe sounds whether iliere u dull- rsess. tympanic response or increased resonance. These and other Msiv, ii:<iicat; to the doctor the nature ol the changes In the lunsr ti.v-uf Nest, he listens with his niM because the various founts made by the -.air passing Into ;h.- indicate whether there is interference with the na.ssing of tlw air. and reveal, too, the pu.cnce ofi fluid, solid tissue, or other factors.! I'll 11,11- 11 I'.X II H V, Sjlilll Lrutlu-r. II O 11 O T U V STAlilvi:. Jonii'D Clrllii>ii:l Irli-iiil. e;jiAitM-:K NOUTON, cniiforaia lulnlni; itrumotcr. ^ TrslcrJny: I'lilllp, just nut "F Jull null li:ldlr In [ll-l-ll ill' iilnncr. uu-ri-i-s In lii'lp SrT,H ill lit-r lilitt to iiiTostit^nlc Jtinirs iinckurDUlitl. CHAPTER VI 10AN sat at her desk in the tins " oflice adjoining Mr. Hcndij s and watched the ships on the river below. The ofllce was quiet this morning, as it always was on S it urday, with only a skeleton force on hand. Ordinarily she did no' como in herself, but today Mr Hcndry was leaving town for a few weeks to look over new mining properties, and there probablj would be some urgent detail; which he would wish to turn ove: to her. The Queen of Bermuda had jus nlipned away from her pieir, am now seemed lo stand still for moment in midstream before'turn ing her nose toward the open At laulic. In ihe sunlight the shi was a gleaming white palace her, as it were, to th iv..^ic sun-drcnchcel paradise: of' palm trees and hibiscus. She heard the door (o her office. 071011 behind her, RUC\ she turned quickly. It was Bob. "So? Thai's all you have to do Ihis morning? Watch the ships go by?" He came over to her side, anight her hands in his. Then, lowering his voice: "Do yon think J could steal a kiss during busi- .10SK llO.ll'S?" Joan smiled t':p at him. "Mr. llendry v.-ould-bc certain to catch I you doing it." California! Joan fialcJ. Would ihc oluw^s (rcmblc whenever the u'jnic of llial iialc i^ns mentioned? about it?" "But—" I "Then—"- lie kissed her eiuickly —"it's nil right, because we know iic'el approve. 11 "We know nothing ol the kind," Joan corrected merrily. "He cx- t^cts us, inosl of all, to uphold •,';'.c elignily of the company, llow- e-/er," and her eyes sparkled mischievously, "it's all right for the ir.omcnt, because he's busy on the phone." "Good!" He kissed her again, not so quickly this time. "I hope he talks forever: "He won't. It's long distance." "Too bad. However, as long as he's talking, lie won't be wondering what's keeping me. Know what he wants to sec me for?" "He didn't say." i 0 * VOR a moment they stood there at the window, luinds clospoc together, listening for tlie click that would mark the end o£ (he phono call. Presently Bob said: "The Queen looks beautiful this morning, doesn't she?" Joan nodded. "It's strange," she said, "this is the first 1imc I've really noticed her. And she's Eagerly, lie rcael her face lor The inlcr-ofllcc phone on Joan's an answer. Joan gasped. "Bob, dear, not in a few weeks . . ." "Why not?" "1 just can't, Bob. Truly 1 can'l. There's so much lo do . . ." "What?" * "Ch, jusl everything," she said nancly, trying to itemize the many details in her own mind. "I have no clothes ..." "You have plenty of clothes, he contradicted. "And we can get summer things in Bermuda." "There's the office. I can't just run oil and leave my work." "You con arrange to leave it for a week or two," be insisted his voice deep with persuasion "Then you can come back ane straighten everything out before leaving pcrinanenlly. Joan, darling, there's nothing lo wait for Why, when I RO out to the Inn every night and sit in my little cubby-hole of a room, knowing you're all alone in your old maids roost here in lown well, i all seems so senseless lhat I swea I'll carry you off by force th next day. Joan, will you marr. me next week?" Tlie sputum Of Ihc ;:,•;; examined for germs, n are found by use of .-.iiiintio inn methods, the evidence \ nigh unimpeachable. The u of germs, however, decs n elude the dlstasf IccauH-. ; stages Oi tnbei\ probably been failing from thai! "Next week?'' she rcpealc 'f h- \vcll pier months." for month:; "For n couple of years, nl least." Then, after ;i moment's thought: "Joan, there's an idea for us . . . Why can't we fail ofi" on her in a few wtcks? Bermuda's jtibt (he place for a honeymoon. and weakly. "But Mr. Hendry wi be away for throe weeks. He' need me here while he's gone." "No. he won't. Miss Mcadc ca take care of anything special. \V can get married Saturday won ing, Joan. That gives you a wM week to buy elolhcs." (.iiar and cloudless, but it.sloras lay over Ihe horizon, il made nn difference. The ship would sail on, valianl and courageous, because her course was s : jt straight. There was no wavering once a mariner set his course. 'I have set iny course, loo," Joan told herself. "There's only one way for me to sail now— and that is straight ahead." For the first' lime she realized [low simple It all was. A ejuht , wedding, a quick taxi trip lo t-io ;•• ;liip, and within a fev/' 1 .i"»inutcs Joan Barrett would be lost in the past, forever, as Mrs. Robert Andrews sailed off into a new world of her own making. Suddenly she knew lhat .the moment Bob came out of Mr. Hen dry's office, she would agree lo h s plan. The Ihings she had thought important—the bridal finery and embroideries—these were bul Ihe details of marriage. They would all come in time. The real joy was the culminalion of this happiness they had found together, c o 3 r fVHE biizzer over her dcjk •*• sounded, indicating that the was wanted in Mr. Hendry's office:. She picked up her notebook and \ r enl in, wondering \vhclher Bob had spoken of their plans as yet. They were bo'ih watching the door as she entered. Mr. Hendry smiled brightly. "I tell you, Bob," ho teased, she's a new girl since she look an option on' you. Look al her eye:; sparkle—Ihc-re now, don't blush. It's the truth. I swear, it makes me feel like a young fellow again, just to seo the two of you in love." Bob grinned foolishly. "Would il break your heart, young larly," Mr. Hpndry \vcnt on, "if I deprived you of young Lochinvar for a few weeks?" Joan tried not to show her ::."- tonishmcnt. Mr. Hendry had esk gave a suelden click. "Mr. Hendry's jusl hung up,] p"i ar ] nc d himself to go away ob.' He'll be wailing for you."| « Fol . a £ow W0c i 5s v" ^i, "All right. Bul I'm going lo ell him we're both taking a week ft ..." -He disappeared inlo ic oilier oflice. « c * j'OAN remained at the window, her heart beating with a wild, wcct excitement. For over two vceks now, ever since the Frolic, 3ob bad been continually urg- ng her to set a definite date or their wedding. She hael icgged for time to make some ort of preparation, yet now shei asked herself what all Ibis prep- .ration meant, anyway. People di« get married on the •^pur of the moment. In the news- japers, it always sounded delightfully dramatic, ycl it would not be icr way. She would want to be sure of the road ahead. There was so much that was terrible on the road backward. She wondered if il were that thought which slill stood between them, if it was that which made her hesitate at Ihe thoughl of marriage. Bul no. She had-put the past out of her mind forever. She would never look back again- not ever. She turned and looked down Ihe river again. The Queen was well under way, her colors flying gallantly in the breeze as she steamed mil iulo Ihc mighty, endless Atlantic, Today ihe sky was --V poalc-cl, wondering whal to say. Bob caught her eye and llashoel a she could rot quite understand. Evidenlly, however, he- had not found an opportunity to discuss their own affair. "I think I can endure: il," she added quickly. "There's a great deal I have to elo myself." She thought again of shopping sprees. "I'm glad of that," Mr. Hendry t-aid. "The fact is, I've been feeling sort of low the past few days —my annual touch of the r.eippe, I suppose—and I thoujib.t ^"b might look inlo llrcsc prar^lies for me." "Of course." "From the expression on Bon's face, she knew now that lie was willing to forego their own plans and lake over tlie mission. That was the message he was living to give her. "I can probably get back within a week or 10 days," Bob raid. "Two weeks at the most." "I'm sure you can," Hendry agreed. "California isn't as far off as it once was." California! Joan paled. Would she always tremble whenever tlie name of lhat state was mentioned? Alter all, the Hcmiry e:-- , ganization financed a dozen mines in California. It didn't mcai] anything . (To 15e Continued)

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