The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 28, 1937 · Page 4
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April 28, 1937

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

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•,— • BLYTHEVILLE "(AUK.); COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL as, THE: BIA'TIIEVILLK COURIER NEWS , iTHS COURIER NEWS Ci>, PUBLISHERS ,.. , ,C, H. BABCKX7K, Editor • •!-,'H. W.jHAINES, Advertising Manager < .-Sola National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dailies, Inc., New York, Chicago, - Detroit, BU Lou la, Dallas, Kansas City .Memphis. ' Published Every Afwrnoon Except Sunday Entered as second class'matter at Oie post office at El)'theVIU/>, Arkansas, under act oJ Congress, October 0. 1317. Served by Oie United Press SOBSCRIPTION RATES By'carrier. In the Oily ot Blylhevllle. )5c per IVCCK, or G5c pet 1 month. By rrinll.'within n radius of 50 miles. $3.<K> per jear SI 50 for six month:, 75C for three months; by mail in postal rones Uo to six., Inclusive, $6.50 per year; in 2onc; seven and eight, J10.00 per year, payable'' In advance. _____ T/ie Federal Judgeship Jolin Ward, city cililor of the Arkansas' Gazelle, writes home from Washington thai •PresidouL Roosevelt will-send to, the senate next'week the nomination of C. Hamilton Moses of Little Kock to succeed Hie late .1. K. Jlaiiinmtu as jiuliio of the IJniU'd States court. Cor the eastern district of Arkansas. If .Mr. Ward has not. been misinformed it would apiicar that delegate.-; to the .eastern Arkansas liar moc'ling »l Wynne tomorrow, called In recommend a man for the place, will ho waalins their time. The Wynne meeting was called in an alt mini to reach ah -agreement, upon an eastern Arkansas man ami Mr. Moses, : as a resident of Little Rock, luis not Ijecn mentioned as a possible recipient • of Hit! group's endorsement. We sou no reason, nevertheless, why the appointment of Mr. Moses should be other- than satisfactory to Ihe bar .and.to the.public of eastern Arlumsns. After,, all the main- consideration is that the man' chosen for the place possess the qualifications' of a good judge. We believe, (hat in character, training aiid ability .Mr. Moses is well fitted for the office. That being the case, even though his appointment involves the passing over of equally eligible residents of our own part of the state, it should afford no ciiusc'for I'Cgi'Ct. Ii ? ? r\ • ir. j. unver I -' t . • ' t ^ -,- i - , ,. '*" * s ' •-"•••''* -"^j>'^_ \',)-.-^ Election'of Knp. \\'.-J. Driver [o t'hc presidency of the National Ilivers and Harbors Congress was liUinjj recognition of liis effective leadership in the long light for an effective iiiilionnl .program, for the control of floods. Congressman Driver was one of the lirst to ^recognize that floods are a national problem and that their control is a national' responsibility. To him is due a largo share of the credit for the fact that the national government has accepted that responsibility. Ilis efforts have already resulted in substantial progress toward making life and property secure in this valley and in other flood menaced regions. There is in progress of development a national program that promises in time to end jlhe danger of great flood catastrophes. Mr. Driver has served this district for 'mimy years. He can continue to servo it, il seems safe to say, as long as be desires. And when in lime he does retire il will be with the satisfaction of hiving made a major contribution lu the welfare of his own people and of the country as a whole. OUT OUR WAY Facing Two Ways A .small scale 1 sample of the conflicting attitude which America has toward the matter of war is pointed up by the rea'iif "peace .strike" in Nc,w York City. Thousands of students recited* an rath l).v which they bound themselves not to support (lie United Slates in any war it might conduct. In the demonstrations that followed, the students revealed their ovct whelming .sympathy for the lo.viili.sl side in Spain, many even (joinjj without their lunches and contributiiu,' their lunch money to a fund for the loyalists. Here Hie youngsters, at one and the .same time, are turning thumbs down on war, anil yet letting themselves ho .swayed by the plight of one faction overseas. And il probably would he hard to convince I hem that the two sentiments don't jibe; thiil sympathy for one or another warring side is al- way.s a distinct menace lo neutrality. Hoyd's Hood lietsvccn (lie news aa written nnd as bmul- eiisl over Ihe air, there Is at limes, jierlmp.!,' only « remote iclfilion.shlp, Such at least. Is (he comp'alnt ot :\ radio script writer who recite;* it tale of many grievances against Floyd Gibbons for, iuvfsUng his copy, as he charges, with a color itiul civcuti!.stancc ludicrously iqr- elun to (lie text. • ' ' Vvas Oiblions sloguinv; through the manuscript, under the dim, uncertain Unlit of ix railroad lantern? lie .says so, but live outraged rcjmrtcr Insists Gibbons performed under the studio's customary elecliic bulb. There was Ulc rear of mshini; waters, to which tin; commentator called the r.-.iciulon of Ills vast invisible audience, a rlvsr of turbulent, wrnlli. Pure illusion, achieved by sound effects. Here war, Gibbons lalklng to n diver miles nwny and clown.in' "the dark, unralhomcd caves." Bunk. The diver was an aclor, standing right beside GibtMiis nnd'Contriving his .sub-aqueous accents "through, n inrd can." Anil tlie telephone [[Iris, • heroically at their posts as the luin^iy waves Innped U«lr ankles, were sitting high, dry and pretty on n dhtant, comfottnbls , Ararat.'.,'.,.. ..-.;.; ' '.••.'.';.•.. ; ,-..'.'. •••••• — The rcnoYiei v.ho alleges Hie above feels his reputation for accuracy lias been impalral by the Imaginative Gibbons and Is seeking large redress. Since Ihe case la in u s pendency, we can have no opinion us lo its merits, nut an idle speculation may be indulged. If Noah had had Floyd Gibbons for a press ngenl, what a flood story would have cascaded across the ellier! , —St. Louis Post-Dispatch. For the first lime since tiic Crusades, antl- Ecmitism is being given the official indorse- ment of governments. -Dr. A. Snchar, Cleveland, O., national director of Hlilel Foundation. It is a simple statement of fact...that the United States and Great Britain have one. great common conecni-thc preservation of peace throughout the world. -President ROOSE- velt. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark "Yes, and if he knew what we were talking about he would agree with me." THIS CURIOUS WORLD ^ IS A THRJLUNG SPORT IN CANADA/ IN ORDER. TO QUALIFY AS A "MOOSE RIDER',' A ODNTESTANT MUST' LEAP FROM HIS CANOE "TO THE ANIMAL'S BACK, AND REMAIN MOUNTED LONG ENOUGH TO HAVE HIS PHOTTOGfZAPH TAKB'N/ ' NEVER OPENS ITS BLOSSOMS. SOMETIMES THEV AEE TOfZW OPEN BY INSECTS. > CITIES, THERE IS AN AVERAGE: OF 2,5OO,OOO TINY PARTICLES. R. CUBIC INCH Most, of the particles which clutter up the air we breathe are not soot and dust, but tiny particles less than one millionth ot an inch in diameter. New York City air shewed .7,900,000 to the cubic incli, Pittsburgh, 5,850,000, and a test made over the ocean showed 32,000. In a city, some 900,000,000 of these nuclei pass through our lungs 'every minute. bl«.tilr:.l period in all history. —Dr. |> A Eorokin, Department of Sociology, Harvard University. By Williams NKXT: \Vliat use did the ancient Aztecs make of the black widow pidcr? Many Factors Dolermine Likelihood Of TuLernilosis Victim's Recovery CAST OF 01IAUAOTEH3 JOAN ., ttrr 1u John Jltitclry. JOHN . OHN ItKNimY, rolnlox Inveit- nii-nl lirad. Illlll ANIIItKWS, llrndry'" Junior tiarlurr and Joun'« Dunce. SVIIII, IIKK11HY, »or!nlllf, Juko liriJilrj'K nicer, nnd Joun'a rival In i' ii IMP 11 K N ii u V, srbir« lin.lliiT. DUKOTHY STARK 1C. Joon'« Klrlliouil friend. CHAUI.KS NOHTON, California mining {irumotrr. VvMlordii)-) Joan and Hob UI«vu\s iimrrlaKU liltmN nnd Joan In ilKttirlM.il ulicu Boh Icuve* for t : n1lft,rnltl ou u mining «tuvk ID- VUhll^ClllUl]. CHAPTER VII T ATER, Ihey discussed St over a laic luncheon at the Green Hills Inn. They had driven out from town together in order that Bob might pack his things and be ready to leave for the airport at six. "Just when we had everything practically settled," Bob said gloomily, "this had to come up. I had no idea he would ask me 1o go. Usually he looks into all new properties himself." Impulsively, Bob turned to Joan. "Will you mavry me, dear, as soon BS I get back?" Only for a second did she hesitate. Then: "Yes, Bob, I will," she told him quietly. "Whenever you say." Under the tablecloth, his hand tightened over hers, "I suppose we could be married today—and honeymoon in California." "No—not there!" Joan cried quickly, too quickly. Bob looked at her curiously. "Why not? California's a beautiful place. However, a mining camp frjend, and Hendry believes in him." "Don't you?" "Not particularly." "Why not? Do you know him?" "I met him when he was cast about'four years ago, and—well, he's just one of those people I don't like. However, I may be all wrong." He blew a smoke ring toward the fire, dismissing Mr. Norton with it. * * < PRESENTLY, with less seriousness, he suggested: "Suppose we forget the Bella Terra, my darling, and consider the future Mr. and Mrs. Andrews." Joan smiled wistfully. "Mrs. Andrews," she murmured. "It sounds so—so safe." Unconsciously they drew closer to each other. The coffee in their cups grew cold, but they did not realize it. In the fireplace,, the logs crackled with promise, anc the flames drew bright pictures of the future. A moment later Bob looked up and saw Sybil Hendry enter the dining room. She walked towarc them, apparently with the intention of taking the next table Then, carelessly raising her eyes she saw them. "Hello, Sybil," Bob greeted heartily. "Bob!" Sybil raised her eye brows in surprise. "It is nice t see you. And Miss Barrett! Hov arc you?" is hardly the best spot in world to take a bride." grinned. "I'd have a worse time out there trying to keep you to myself than I did here the other night." Joan breathed easier. "Where is the mine?" she asked conversationally. "About SO miles east of Sacramento. Forty miles from nearest railroad station." the "Is it so urgent that you go right away?" He nodded. "So it seems. The Bella Terra—that's the mine—is being offered at a sacrifice now. If the owners hold on to it until spring, the price will be doubled. Confidentially, if it's as good as they claim, I wonder why they're rushing us into such a quick sale. It sounds fishy somewhere." Joan looked up in quick, surprise. "Surely Mr. Hendry would realize that," she said. v^ "Apparently he doesn't. This -.'•fellow Norton—Ihe one who is promoling the sale—is *n old of the condition, using nil of the b;st available modern methods of ohysical and laboratory examination. Bob jumped up and pulled a: extra chair to the table for her "Why not join us, Sybil?" he sug gested pleasantly. "We've just fin ished our lunch—" "Oh, I've had lunch,'thank you. She sat down with Ihem, novel thcless. "I just stopped in for cup of chocolate—It's so chilly driving." Bob signaled the waiter and Sy bil gave the order. "I just talked to Uncle Joh on the phone," she remarked, "f tells me that you're going in h place, Boh." "Yes. He asked me to go th morning." Sybil looked at Joan and smil disarmingiy. "That is unforluna for you, Miss Barrett. Won't yi be lonely?" "Oh, no!" Joan replied though Icssly. "I have so many thin to do." . Bcb laughed. "She doesn't flatter me exactly, does she?" "I mean—" Joan flushed uneas- "Ycs. Seven ewark airport." o'clock from ily. Suddenly it seerried as if the charm of the afternoon were lost. She felt vaguely uncomfortable in Sybil Hendry's presence. The girl was so utterly perfect, so sure o£ herself. '>.'-' .'•'"' ' "You're ..leaving: this- evening?" Sybil asked Bob. *" ; " ; " !t " YBIL looked at Joan sympathetically. "That is sudden, ,j>'l it? Uncle John might have, ermitted you the week-end to- ether. Miss Barrett—or do you ind if I call you Joan2" I should love it." 'Joan, then." Sybil smiled gra- ously. "Why don't you spend ic week-end with me? My rother is out of town for a while nd I shall be all alone, too." "Thank you, Miss Hendry—" "Do call me Sybil." Joan smiled her acknowledg- ent of the charming patronage. "II is nice of you, Sybil," she aid, "to want me. But," and she cd deliberately, "I did plan to e wilh some friends on Long - sland," ; "Oh, I am disappointed," Sybil aid. She hesitated a moment, hen asked brightly: "Will you ave tea with me then—some aft- rnoon next week?" "1 should be delighted." "Shall we say Wednesday?" She finished her chocolate and ose, "f really must run along, promised to see Uncle John— loodby, Bob. Good luck on your rip. Goodby, Joan—until Wed- , .esday." * * * AS they watched her drive olt, "• Joan said to Bob: "You know 1 lied about my jcek-end on Long Island?". "I thought so. \Thy?" __ "I don't know. For some reason, I'm just a little afraid of Sy)il. I wasn't quite sure why she asked me. It seemed as : if Mr. Hendry might have suggested it." "Maybe he did," Bob agreed. "But Sybil was sincere enough. I understand how you feel, though. I've always been a little afraid of her myself. She's so coldly correct. . . . However, she has been a very good friend to me, whether her uncle suggested il or not. Whatever social success ,-1've had here in Green Hills, I owe to her. She launched me, so to speak. It's helped me to many a good contract in business, too. She's really a fine girl, Joan. I know you'll like her when you know her belter." "Of course." • '. Nevertheless, Joan felt that she could never feel a genuine friendship for Sybil Hendry. She felt strangely apprehensive, too, about the tea on Wednesday, although she did not kno\v why. Neither did she know that she was going to look back on that afternoon forever and realize that Sybil's tea marked the beginning of all her unhappiness. t ,, < (To Be Continued) > 10 Years Ago Prom the Files ot the Blythcviltc Courier News Thursday, April 28, 1327 The main body of \vatcr from the Dorena and St. Johns breaks is -,lov.-ly approaching the state line. W. T. Kitchens, engineer for the Chicago Mill and Lumber Co., said ihis morning the water had fallen slightly on the Kcnnett highway, indicating that the crest is between Kennctt and the stale line. The cor.dilicn of Dr. F. L. Husband. v,t.'j has been seriously ill 'or Iwo weeks, is yet unchanged, hts many friends -will regret to learn. Mayor Harry Brown today received a telephone message from Mayor J. T. Craig of Paragould itatlng; that 5500 in cash and a quantity of clothing contributed by ;hat city for the flood refugees in Blythcville had been forwarded. Artist Co'.ony Fears Fire CARMEL. Cal. (UP) —There is an implication that.this city's literary and artistic colony Is burning so much midnight oil in turning out masterpieces'ithat it has 'ncreased the fire hazards. The Hyenas decided lo employ three Uemen at regular wages to stip- >lement the volunteer department. routes. The temporary visitors often make such n disturbance that postal workers flnd il difficult to concentrate. It's Spring in Poslofficc REEDSPORT, Ore. (UP)—One •>! the surest signs of spring around this city's postolfice is the chirping of baby chicks, destined to reach new homes via the mail Great Bird Refuge Found BERKELEY, Cal. (UP)—Univcr- sily of California professors have established that. Point .Lobos, in Monterey . County, is probably the greatest bird refuge in the United States. They identified 147 different kinds of birds enjoying the hospitality of the state park there. Spring Frostbite Suffered PORTLAND, Ore. (UP)—A case of spring "frostbite" was treated in a Portland emergency hospital. Frank Farrington, 25, was the victim. Farrington, the report showed, had his feet frozen while shoveling "dry" ice for a refrigeration company. '• • Not all slates of the union have th e same residential requirement for voters. OUR BOARDING HOUSE ' With Major Hoople (NO. 193) BV 1)11. MOU1US FISFWUX !dttor, .Iciirnnl of the <\rw:rici:i Alcclic.il Assor.talion, anil rtf liygcia, (he. Health Mattuiiir Once the doctor has determine'! he extent of the tuberculosis, he ase of the. infections, (ho por- ions of tissue involved, ami other mporlant factors. |t is necessary or him to decide what In ( ]o ibout treatment and what to tell he patient about his future. The patient's future depends DTI he extent' of the disease a; ihe .ime treatment Is begun, tin character of the disease- namely, whether it is a rapidly or a slou-ly progressive type — the extent to which other Organs have become Involved by complications, and ih? general condition of the body. Much depends, also, on tin type of response the patient makes to the proper treatment ir he •esponds favorably and promptly, he is much more likely to do well than if the change is slo.v ;,n;i difficult. The age of Ihe p:\l\mt of course, is also of great importance. . ' With 'all these factors In mind. it is 'obvious that the prognosis or expectancy of the patient, in rc- eard to hts disease, may change from time to lime. , Generally speaking, the trarc advanced the disease is al ihe time diagnosis is made, tbe poorer Is the likelihood of recovery. ; n cases of tuberculosis that arc far advanced, recovery In more lhan 1C to 2n per cent of cases is unlikely. Tuberculosis is more quickly fatal ami more serious in the extremely yotms than in these who are older. Where )hinff condition' arc exceedingly bad. the likelihood of recovery is not so great. The temperament of the patient nnd Ills attitude toward the disease arc important factors, because a patient without hope and without eagerness to recover \vi! not give to his doctor or KUOSK the kind ot cooperation nec:s- sary. If the patient happens to have diabetes, heart disease, or some kidney disturbance in addition to tuberculosis, his chance. of recovery obviously Is that nuich less. » • « It ts customary nowadays to classify cases of tuberculous as either minimal, moderately advanced, or far advanced. Another classification describes c<ir,?s as apparently cured, arrested, apiwr- uitly arrested, quiescent, improved, or unimproved. These extremely delicate classifications Indicate how difficult it is, In. any case of tuberculosis, to define the likelihood of recovery. A decision as to the exact status of a tase would seem to rest in( every Instance en a complete study, HAW — 'BUST EF, , THE' MORE 1 7HIUK OF IT", 1MB LESS T. KEc3RET THE MiSTOPaUMB OF LOSIMG MY dlRCUS—-EGATP, "THE WORLU MEVEK, CAM "THE LOSS IT WHILE 1 PEVIATEO FROM SCIEMCe A.MO IMVEMT10M TO FLIT AWAY AAY TIME OM FLEAS — V LIKE ~IHE FIELDS IM IDEAS AF.E STAKTIWG BUD AcSAlM IM MY FERTILE -BRA1M / YEM TH' IU YOUR "BELFRY MAVE BEEN! OM SHORT -RATIOW S1K1CE -THEY HAVEM'T HAD AMY MUTTY IDEAS TO FEED OKI, LATELY

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