The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 29, 1937 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 29, 1937
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PA'tifc TfeN BLY'i'IffiVILLE '(ARK.); COUK1EU NEWS THURSDAY, APRIL 20, THE BIATHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIliR NEWS CO,, PUBLISHERS C. R. BABCOOK, Editor H. W, HAINES, Advertising Manager Bc'.s National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Jtio., New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Loula, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class mutter ai tlie post olTico at Blylhcvillp, Arkansas, mic'er net of Congrats, October 0. 1911. Served by the Dulled Press SUBSCRIPriON RAT15S By carrier In the City ol BlylhevlUe. 15c per \.CCK, or C5c pw month. By mall, wltliln a. radius of SO miles. 53.00 per year, $1.50 for six month."., "iff for three months; by inall In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, $0.50 per year; In EOIICS seven one! eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance, 'Swollen Does Have I Is Uses The federal bureaucracy is a fearful tiling, as everybody knows. H is a swollen organi/.alion of political appointees, engaged in officious "meddling, which consumes the taxpayer's substance and straddles the neck of Uncle Sa'm like the Old Man of-the Sea. But it does have its uses, now and then. If you arc inclined to doubt it, consider the record of the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (luring the recent Ohio river floods. , As soon as the waters storied rising, .'inspectors for this branch ol' the bureaucracy started down the great river valley.. .They had a thonsand- mile beat to cover, from Marietta, ()., to Cairo, 111., andi their object was to destroy all fruits, vegetables, medicines, Hour, and oilier foodslull's that were contaminated by the flood waters. This was tough on the local storekeepers, manufacturers, and wholesalers. Most of them cooperated without a whimppr, though, and Ihose whB whimpered had to' cooperate anyway. The inspectors were thorough and unyielding. In one town, 200 carloads? of flood- damaged food were hauled oil' to a stone (piarry and destroyed. In another, 120 tons of water-soaked colfeo were destroyed. Tn Louisville, the in~; "specters went through 05 drug stores and destroyed nil com moil i lies that the'waters had touched. ••.' And 1 the result of; nil '..tjiis .was that not one single epidemic occnr'i'ed while the flood waters were receding. Typhoid, dysentery, and the other maladies that "inevitably" .lake (heir toll after a flood disaster were distinguished by their absence. The bureaucracy had got there ahead of them. It is interesting to measure this activity against the standards ol 1 , say, iift years ago. At that time no one would have ('reamed that it might be a proper function of the federal government to keep flood-polluted foods and medicines away from the people. If would have been argued—if anyone had been visionary enough to raise the point— that those things were best left to , local management. To have urged that Uncle Sam keep : a staff of trained men on the payroll to snoop around the shelves of the OUT OUR WAY corner grocery sloro would lisivc <|iiii!i- liod a insiii for immediate iidmiUaucc to tliu Iwoljy hatch. But wo can SCR it difl'ereiilly, now. This Fund iiii<l Drug Administration juiid its way in the Ohio valley Hood, if any novermnenl or^ani/ation over did. It saved a grout many lives and. prevented a IreniomloiisMXxniomic loss thi'oiitfli .sickness. And tin; point is that our "swollen federal bureaucracy" does have its uses, after all. Ordinarily we overlook the useful work it does and sec only (he expense. A sudden disaster that hriiiK's swift, sure, and effective help from Washington helps ns to see what it is really good for. // Wise'Decision We believe ihat the city administration acled wisely in its decision to waive lhe;?f>0 fee for the parade which is proposed for Saturday in the purported interest:! of an organization of farm workers. It is custi/mary to waive the fee except, in the case of circuses., To have insisted upon its payment by the tenant union group would lisivu been discriminatory. Furthermore, whatever tlie merits of the movement, represented by the .sponsors of I he proposed demonstration, it would have been poor tactics to place obstacles in their way. For if they are engaged in an honest effort to correct injustices, then there is no reason for opposing them, while if they are merely seeking to stir up trouble or to promote a selfish racket, then there will be time enough to deal with'them after they have shown their I......1 ' M. Ilium's Mislaln Uichily, American poliUchuis Huk niak-c cxetii-HioiiM into literal tire. Thcrc- I'm-c Ihuy L>K«i]ie the tlaiij,'<ir of getting llR-msclvca inlo the.sort of jam which Premier Luon Hlnni, of Krancc, i s in right now. Away l)iu:k' in 1912, when lie did not (livani that lie would one dav gov- wii^ Ihe republic, Premier Ulnni wrote, a "Treatise! on I\larnugi>." R W as a i'rank, unorthodox and frolicsome work, and (lie French people—who, with all their laull.s, do not go to books foi-'i tlieirxex life—ignored it. Unt now that JF. lihfm is prime minister, the book lias Ijcen re-tli.scovered and is KWIIK like hot cakes, rt is in its 20th edition, and (he premier wishes most ai-dcnlly that he had never sot pen to paper. Thai son of faint' should he a warn- '"tf to all politicians. Never, never write « hook—on marriage or anything else—.I you plan lo seek elective office. It will | )r! dtig up, some day, and come back to haunt yon like „'ghost fi'oni your imrcgcncrate past. What -vou put down on paper can be im- morliil-ai a time when you most earnestly wish that it would die. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark COPfl. 1937 BYNEASERVICE,INC. T.M-MO.V.8.PAT.OFF. "1 am considering several professions . . . Broadway columnist, radio gag man, Hollywood press agent ..." THIS. CURIOUS WORLD ?.™ FREQUENTLY ARE UNDER, TERRIFIC. STRAIN, AND EVEN A SHOUT MAY BE SUFFICIENT TO SHATTER THEM IN PIECES/ HALIBUT ARE BEING- BV THE INTERNATIONAL FISHERIES 'COMMISSION,' FOR. THE: PURPOSE OF MAKING LIFE HISTCiFjy STUDIES OF THE;.SPECIES. COPR.lMl BrrjEASEHVICE.INCi ANCIE/NJT USED AN OIL. SOLUTION MADE FROM BLACK 1A//OOW 'JOAN JlAimETT, h ry ta Jnfcn Ilendry. JOIi.V JIUNUKY, iui purnt hcnil. HOH AJVI1RKW3, •« Dff lnve»i« : Ja- ill01- purlner and Joan'* Haute, | Stflilfj HM.MmV, *arlull<<-, John •Jfendry'* nfece and Jonn'a rival la love. PHILIP HUNHItY, Sybil'* prolhtr. i DOKOTIIY STAHKf;, Joan'* «lrlhoud frlcuJ, C1IAULE.4 NORTON* CAllforat* •nlntof promoter. * * * YcNlerilriyt Jnnn ,t» IrivKf*! to SyliJl'M 1m—n ilnjr, nTie would r«til- I/e Infer, (lint marked the beginning of nil lift unhapiilocsa, CHAPTER VIII TO AN had planned to leave the office early on Wednesday, in order not to lie late for Sybil's :ea. Bui at the last minute, n sudden change in Mr. Heiidry'. plans detained her. She regretted not having time to rurj home an change, because she needed lit composure lhat fresh clothe might have lent. She look one last personal in vontory. Tho evening before sh had had a shampoo and manicure Her shoes were new, so were he stockings. Her dress, which she had hope to change, would do. It was plain black silk, ideal for the of fice, but glorified for tho dccasio by a crisp new collar and a pa of good clips. Her hat was ne' oriel smart. Her plain black coa she had worn all through the win tur, but it was made of good mate rial even though it lacked a abundance of fur, and today had been brushed within an inc of its life. As far as grooming went, sh felt confident. There was carelessness lo warrant criticism. Her train arrived in Green Hills nt 5:30. Sybil had suggested 5 o'clock, so she was not very late. She started to walk from the sta- ' lion, then suddenly catering to Sybil's sophistication, she decided on a taxi. Her decision proved a wise one, because Sybil herself was welcoming gucsls at the door when she drew up. "Joan, my dear!" she greeted effusively. "It's so nice to see you. Do run upstairs, will you? My maid will take your wraps, shall be wailing here for you . Jennings is mixing cocktails, and ybil's room, she thought, and she aught her breath at the sheer uxury ot it. In her simple black fflce dress, she felt a fitting com- anion to the maid, and her hands rembled as she reached into her ag for a handkerchief. Two other young women were reshening their make-up at a anity table, and they graciously made a place for her, and in- luded her in their irrelevant hatter about the weather. Even- 'Jally she went downstairs with hem. Sybil met them. She took Joan's arm and drew her lor- varrl. » » « IHIS is Bob's fiancee, Joan Barrett," she introduced. 'Joan, let me present Bess Havens and Lois Stevens though you've probably introduced yourselves upstairs. . . . Come, Joan, ny dear, the others are all so eager to know you, too." She speaks, Joan thought, like person in a play, so charmingly precise, as'if she had rehearsed every word carefully but her eyes remain cold and remote, as if she weren't there at all." Sybil led her inlo Ihe blue and ivory living room, and Joan fell a dozen pairs of eyes focused upon her, and 10 limes a dozen pairs reflected from as many mirrors. Mechanically she acknowledged Sybil's introductions, praying lhat she would not be forced to shake hands and betray, by the icy moisture of her own, the inner discomfort which she felt. Mere were the critics, waiting to fear her ap.y t. Here were the social dictalcvs, soothing her wilh subtle smiles arid velvety speeches let ils warm stimulation free her I ol the overpowering tenseness! which she felt, her laugh mlghtl become one note too shrill andl the critics would whisper: "What! can you expect from a common| stenographer?" She chose the middle course.! Taking one from the proffered I tray, she sipped a few drops! slowly, then quietly placed the I glass on the low coffee table in I front of her. Her hand, she no-1 (Iced happily, no longer trembled. * * * i pONVERSATION did not lag; I ^ neither was it pursued along! a common ground of understand-! ing. Joan could not be sure I whether Sybil's friends were dc-l llberately talking over her head! or whether they were just as dc-| liberatcly parading before eaclf other. They discussed the mcrilsi of the various orchestras in ManT hallan's smarter night clubs; thej raised astonished eyebrow's at onJ not yet familiar with the Sueh-1 and-Such club. They c o m p 1 i-1 mented each other on new gowns! ascertaining in nonchalant but de-;l termined fashion the source o'J each gown's origin. They praisecj Sybil's cocktails, at the samij lime offering suggeslions their own infallible knowledgelj! liqueurs. They chatted of muluifl friends in Biarrilz, Palm Bead! arid Nassau, presenting varied an< elaborate excuses for their owij deplorable presence in New Yoril in January. •[ "By the way," someone inter! rupted; "has Barbara Downs lel.l for Florida yet?" I "No," Sybil replied. "I talkel to ber yesterday. They plan tf as their eyes watched with eager I leave the beginning of next weclj impalience for one slight excuse Incidenla.lly, I asked her to slol I must watch the door Oh IMavjoriel Gloria! I'm so glad you both could some . . ." Joan's feet sank into the deep pila of the carpeting as she walke< up the stairs. At the landing, pert little maid met her and ushered her inlo a boudoir at tb left—a veritable stage setting o rose and silver, ThU must be o cast her from their circle. Sybil led her to the divan, vhere she might enjoy the cen- er of the stage. "We're all so very, very fond of Bob," she explained engagingly, 'that we Jeel we must know you .horoughly.'' Joan knew that the words Sybil was thinking were: "that we wa'nl :a know if you are good enough for him." "I hope you won't find us loo dull, Joan," Sybil chatted on. 'Compared with you, we lead such empty lives." Then, in explana- lion to the others: "Joan, you know, is Uncle John's secrelary. He tells me that he couldn't do a thing without her!" Jennings entered quietly, carrying a tray of cocktails. He walked straight toward Joan, presenting another problem. If she refused, she would be a prude and a bore, a handicap to a man whose business success depended upon his wife's diplomacy in social contacts. If she drank but one, and in Ihis aflernoon." The doorbell sounded as shl spoke. She rose and went toward til door. As she brushed past trl low coffee table, Joan picked ul her glass, lest it be knocked ovc| by the swish of Sybil's skirtr- motnent laler, she heard Sy'il greet the lale arrivals: "Hell| Barbara. And Dorothy. I'm glad you could get here. We'll just been talking about you." A moment later, she brouglj them in to meet Joan. "May I present Barbara Down:! This is Joan Barrett, Bob's fiance I And Barbara's cousin, Dorotl) Starkc, from Seattle." The cocktail glass dropped fro! Joan's suddenly lifeless nan I shallered inlo bils on the glasf lopped lable. She raised horro;| slrickcn eyes to meet the san'l Dorothy Slarke, from Sealtlf whom she had. last seen sev> years before, 1 at a "sweet sixfef paity. . . . (To Be Continued); AS A TO STOP PAtlM."J 10 Years Ago From the Files of tho Blylhcville Courier Ne\vs By means of waterproof drawing ink and :\ hypodermic ncctllc, the International Fisheries Commission bus uccn able to tattoo halibut with R recognizaglc mark that not only remains visible over a- long period or time, but will not tear out, ns do some of the tag labels' used in such work: Friday, April 2D, 1BZ7 The flood relief cnmp east of here on the Frisco railroad, where 600 \vhite refugees arc housed in box cars, has been named Camp Prosspr. All of the refugees cago Milt swimming pool and this By Williams NKXT. Wliat snake fuis :i hiil that rcscmlilcs a head? Ward: - Charles Hal!, Wilbur 1 , type has an alcoholic content " Archer. J. D. Tate, Mildred Moore, Margaret Gray, Sue Butt, Joyce Henley, Mary Jure Lofiin Mary Alice Taylor, Elizabeth nmj Ciara, Louise Davis. Burnett / WE'KE GOMWA / HWE ONE MICE, \ PLEASAMT LOAF1M' ALONG HTH' CREEK. WITHOUT STOPPtKJ' TO MAKE A MILLIOM OUT OF FROG LEGS, E.R. SUMPiM- ' BUT I'LL GIVE. YOU WM WORD 1 WOM'T MENTION A THING «VF THAT K.IUD- 'MOPE.' IF ,1.\ VOU GO $i' WITH us, 'f vou GO \ THIS WAV- VOU'LL GET TH' SPRIMG SOUMDS AW SMELLS- 'THAT WOM'T WORK. - !P HE SMELLS A PAIV/, HE'LL HAVE US PEDOLIM' DAISIES Ef? HEARS A 6EE, WE'LL BE 5UILDIM'HIVES- PLUG HIM UR TIGHT - DISTURBEE OF THE PEACb.' Light Wines Produced From Coconut Juice COLOMBO, India. (UP)—Li?ht wines from fermented coconut „ „. B ^. 0 „„._ Juices, arc to be put on the mar- given btiths yesterday at the Chi- kcl - in Ce y lo n at prices within the reach of all. Father Paris, a Catholic priest, has discovered an economic process of making rectified spirits and pure alcohol from coconut products which ivlll make possible the putting on the market of three types of new alcoholic beverages. There will be a light wine of preserved content of iess than 4 per cent. Then there will he a preser- time. tie repeated from time lo -lesl in Cool, Bracing Open Air Is Valuable in T. B. Trcalmcnl (N<>. zero lly t>R. MOKKIS HSHHEIN Ktlilnr. Journal nl Ihr Amcrica-i Medical i\srnri;ilinn. and of Hygeia, the Health Mazarine In the ycnrs that have pass?:l lo have a depressing effect, and •since Francis Tnitieaii first intro- ... rtuccd snnltorlun care (or the tu- berculous in this country, grant In any type of outdoor life, exposure *.o dust, wind, rain, ami is undesirable. Heat or cold in great excels is dangerous to health. Warm, moist climates are believcfi cool, dry climates a stimulating one * • • who arc severely ill in Miss Sue Agnes Sarlain, formally society • editor of the Courier News, lias accepted a position with ihe society department of the Commercial Appeal at .Memphis \nrt left yesterday for that city. vation of fermented coconut" toridy. Honor Roll, B-T grade, Central as a substitute for beer. The thirci from ^ lo 6 per cent. Father Paris is also working the problem of producing S]ni;| ling wine from coconut toddy ;' wine from bananas. Baby Has 16 Teeth, Only IS Months ( LIVINGSTON, Mont. (UP)—J Kogcr Vanght, IS-months-old. (I entered the "national baby too;| derby. Unchallenged youngster has in Montana, [ 16 teeth, all I them having grown since he 9 months old. Four more teeth on the way. When a total of 20 Is rcacrll It is reported. Master Jack \f claim the national championst by defeating Donny Ray Scott, SI Lee. Mass.. and Roland Allison [• Scottsbluff, Neb. Read Courier News Want Ad'I OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoopj . _ People progress has ben made in ihc tr:'at- the early or laic stages of tifcr- ment of this disease. culosis need noi sect: a oban?e in In the old days, on" ol the firit climalc. In such cases complete measures to be considered in t>c rest in bed. cither at home or nt a cure was a change of climnto. W2 nearby sanitorium, should b? the arc convinced novvatl,i\ s that It is first step in treatment, nuitc possible to Hurt n suitable climate Rencrally l s now s:c- tlw worll oiidAry in the treatment o' put- antage in m onnry tuberculosis, and Ihc ol tlif patient is not important if n 3- he can cet. proper rest, siiitabh food, and cDtitcntmenl of mind rt better advantage at horn?. The question of personal contentment and satisfaction is important. It a patient is constantly un- bappy anrl homesick, ho will not climate anywhere and that the only traveling to hunt a nire is benefit that comes I mm a c lw of surroundings. ^l E<3At?, 'BUSTER/ THIS TIP CAME STKAIOMT FROM TM9 STEEP HIMSEL.P, SO TO £>PEA1A~—-AMD COWSMED WITH MY VAMOWLEDQE -OK STATISTIC s. / AWE? AS A HASIDI- OF WATIOK1AL. ' •• •REMOWSJ, MY CHOICE l£> A SURE-SHOT TO WIM THE "PBRBY-^ HAR-'RUMP-T 1 X'LL PLJRK1ISH THE IM A. WAY OP SPEAKIMG, AMD YOU SUPPLY THE CAPITAL HAY- MOOSE TO WlM TIAAE e»TAT3,Tf£C> IW i ( , ME MA-DE A IT, m\ TO TH' •BARWEPJ, WITH MIS MOSE IM TH' FEED BAG UP TO HIS EAF.S — HE WAS SO •BLOW f U\€, SHACQW ...EAT HIM ACROSS ' LlWti "BY '.-WE LEM<3THS,| OOCVAEY ROPE HIM PMdHT IMTO TH'c3LUE sublhhc-| t^ the tu- mast ;f- nilur; el In general. It. is «r!i f that cpen air Is holpln! berculous nnd that i; is fectlve when the U-njii- the' nlr is ccol and brarinz. This method of tn.,iin ni i. maybe begun promptly ami to-alopr' into a liabll. The jwtiotii couH remain out of d,x« inting tlif riayllme and. in imiu- n<?.s, out of doors ns wrli, Jili'.-ninjii oul- ricor sleeping Is no; ?.<.; r nltal If screened porches or r pra windows provide plenty of ,v.r. rlo st> well in a sanitorimn as he will at home. A siinlUirium, however, is valuable In regulating and establishing fcir Ihe patient a suitable routine- ol Ivealment thnl minlit be difficult lo arrange at his home. nOVEtl ttiP) —Citizens in this (own still arc lalklnc about the In general, cold ;iir ,v-?m s to be lluce suns they saw recently, Tho helpful but, If the circulation of extra two were caused by cloud the blood is not pcoti arid the re- reflections, scientists Mid. Each ' aclion to cold nir j s in s ufli c tent, ot the suns had a halo-like rain- i exposure to cold air nc-rtj not bD tow over it, wilh & fourth rain- i a routine. bow visible over the trio. \

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