The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 25, 1933 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 25, 1933
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Qltt BLYtHEVILLE f (ARK.) COVB1EB KJiWS . DtUoi Uuli, D»Uu, '" ••• CWcwo, 0X7, UHJi .Piibi|jhcd. Every AJ{«rnopfl fcttpt tuaitj. . Entered w second dun nutter at the put office 4 BIythe»Ele, Arkansas, undor act o( CorigreM Oc~- tober' 8, lUl Served by trie United Pit». SUBSCRIPTION RAT» By carrier In the CUj of BljrthCTtU*, 16c per week or tex ftr Tftr to advance. By mill within i radlu* ol M nllet, «3.00 per «»r, $t» for six moBtlM, SSo for three month*; by mill In postal zone* two to sl«, Incluitvc, 16.90 per year, tn zones seven and etfht, 110.00 per year, payable In advance. T/ie Delay In Public Works Harold U Ickes, secretary of the interior and administrator of the ?H,300,000,000 federal public works fund, is critical of those at the head of local units of government for their failure to take advantage of the opportunity to obtain federal funds in large amounts for public works and thus help speed national recovery. ' It is certainly true, as Mr. Ickea declares, that the terms under which . the government is offering the money —30 per cent an outright grant and 70 per cent a long term, low interest loan—are extremely liberal. Nor can it be maintained that the restrictions • Which the administration places upon the use of the money are unreasonable. But the fact remains, as Mr. Ickcs muHt be aware, that other very serious obstacles prevent many municipalities. and ..other, taxing utiils from, taking advantage of this fund. : First and above all in importance is the-fact that many—probably u majority—American cities, counties and school districts are already so debt burdened that, they simply cannot load their taxpayers with a new obligation, no matter how favorable the conditions. The Blytheville school district ofl'ers .• a c^se in point. Tlje district needs one r ror-.more nc\v school'bulJdlhgH. Present facilities. arc somewhat strained under present conditions, and with anything like a full enrollment of. children of school-age they would be absolutely iha'deiiuate. Now, with building costs a till, relatively low and with the federal government offering an outright gift of 80 per cent of the cost, would , be an excellent time to build. But service . on. the district's present debt mjtiircs a proportion o!' the district's revenue so great as to make impossible the operation of a free high school. The district simply cannot consider increasing its' .debt. There are probably thousands of other school districts in the same situation. .So debt burdened, in : fact, are the majority of local taxing units throughout the country, that it is doubtful if ' a:public works program-which depends upon loans to them can accomplish much toward bringing about recovery. If the, administration wishes to make its ?3,300,000,000 a willy effective weapon in the war aga<nst depression OUT OUR WAY it will probably liave to ilse moot of it on direct federal projects. The St. Francitf valley flood control proposal is an example-of the kind of work.-th»t might properly be done with such government money. Mr. IckM might well hasten action upon such projects rather than want*! time lamenting the slowness of municipalities to embark upon construction work for which they have no funds. ' . MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, ion Acreage Reduction and the Tenant Granting, as seems self-evident, that all who participate in the prwhicliofi of cotton should share in just proportion in nny-benclils to lie derived fromj the government's program for rescuing the cotton farmer from economic distress, it follows that the HUC- CCSH of the" acreage reduction program for next year depends upon the making of proper provision for those who, while owners of no cotton land, are Revefrtheluss dependent upon the production of cotton, for their living. •A 40 per cc;<t cotton acreage reduction, that resulted in anything approximating a 40 per cent reduction in the. number of families employed in the making of the crop certainly would not solve tho south's pro'ilem. It would instead c'rcate'-a-tremendous new problem. This is realized Ijy tt.e Agricultural Adjustment Administration, whose finance administrator, Oscar Johnston, has already announced a plan under which the' Delia and Pine Land company will retain its present number of tenant cotton farmers -, despite the fact that under the' reduction pro-gram it will have only about 8,400 acres in cotton, instead of its normal 14,00(X Cotton acreage will hi' assigned to each tenant, family on .1 reduced basis, the per acre advanced to each family will be -increased, and tenants will be allowed free use of part of the . land retired from cotton production for the growing of garden and !otlier food crops. Farm officiala, according to a dispatch from Washington, hope that other planters wilt make similar arrangements to provide for their tenants. Many, of .them, ..probably the great majority, will do so voluntarily. But, to prevent serious' hardship resulting from the reduction program, benefits to those reducing acreage should be made contingent upon some such arrangement. The real dirt about the coal code is that the operators for-once have hart to come clean. v • * •: Hal tald. "lit's get married." and I said, "All right." —Jean Harlovr. ] •••-.* * Read the biographic* of neat men. This doe.s not mean, that you should read my biography. —Rc»r Admiral William S. Sims. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark LITTLE HOCK-R. C. Hall, sup- rtntendent of public schools, an- 'ouneed that lost year's edict tnr.nlng the use of powder, lip tick, route, silk or satin frock* nt'. ilik how In junior and «nor high tchool will be enforced again thlt yrar. Oirl ctudente *IU be permitted to wear bobbed lair but abbreviated locks' lor Ochers are frowned upon. "We can't decide whether this should he the living room or the garage." Severe Scorching of Skin May Cause Fatal Poisoning BY DR. MORRIS, F18IIBKIN ditfr, Jaum.1 ft :%« Atnrrlean Medical Auoelatlen, '»D4 ot'Ylj-- trti, trw Health »Ufailn« Then Is probably ho other ln- ury affecting the human body hat Is at once so painful, so miit- latlng and so difficult to hahdle ' severe burn of the surface of he body. The remedies that have >cen usrrl In the treatment of lurns' since trie beginning of lime ncludc almost- anything anyone could devise that' would (cover the surface. ; . Qnc of the' chief dlffijitiltlts In Curing n coat over biVMKt.'areu »as Infection. When^metrjbils were found for kceplnj wounds «lc»n and liieae meUiod* were applied to burn*, great help wag given to prompt. cure. , . • .. ' There are. ho»ever, iriany. persons who_;at once, smea^ 'burns with any grout that happens to be hunrry, thirs Infecting "the''bum anit making It practically impossible for a physician to 'clean the burn. • .''•'. .i'; v ' : ... '•'•••• II is now realized that in severe burns . of the-body It 13,. just us necessary to treat the whofe; IM- tlcrit as to'treat the.'burn''Itself. Patlens who die after betng burned died promptly from shock or"In two or three weeks from 'the : . poisons developed by their Illness or else from the secondary '.infection. Blood transfusion and proper remedies may obviate the: dangerous shock. It ts recognized that infants and older people do not withstand burns as well' as-those In middle life. The most recent method of After the patient, has recovered from the 'first shock and healing lias-begun;-It Is frequently possible to graft sVln on the burned area. It is the tendency of such areas to contract with deep scars and thereby Ho cause serious crippling of. the body. CHURCH EXCUSES u .. ..i-,i.Vs -.- ; ..' w. Dear Aunt: . • Your nice -letter came today and appreciate your advice about how we should train Junior. Arch:la!d -soys you write authoritatively eu how to raise and train children. .You hot having raised an;; children. I. suppose you read ill! that in - some book, Is hard for mi to .understand how ycu found time to read so many bocks as I know that since you fl-ibhed.the Eighth Grade in 1910. yo:i..hnve been so busy lookbiB pf:er Grandpop and ali'thc church work you have been doing, I am slire that in all these years, your ci'.urch has no! had a^ supper or rocial of any i:ind but what, you ii (! all the planning and managing. I told Archibald that it w«r my guess" that when you saw iill those children of Becky's growing up and feeling that if it had not been . for • the .difference in church views between you and have treating burns is the use'of a so- r.rg, those children- might lution of tannic acid. Solutions as (1-ctn yours. Then : you could no strong as 10 per cent are applied, j! «lp but compose in your mlnrl The solution causes a crust to form : Miu difference- in the way : Bcckj over the burn. This thick scab' or|U training, or rather'as'you see crust protects ^hc nerve endings •• --' •-•-=-- ----- ---• ••-and holds the burned area firmly. By William. It. not training them and the wa; you would do-it. Anyway Archi t'ald and I may try i>ul some 0 Tannic acid solutions can hard-; yunr ideas w'len Junior is a bi ly be applied by the patient or j older. We hope your new preach those about him. since the solu- er turns out tetter than the o:n tlon must be made up fresh from I that left. We don't sec how thi the powdered tannic acid. j other woman .can blame you fo As soon as a person receives a j |ijs leaving. Eevcre. burn the doming should; (Copyrighted.l be cut away from the b;irncd area' so as K> avoid contamination, and I Packaged Coal In Canada tannic acid sprayed on it. In hos-l MON - rKEAL , UP) _.. P acka g c l piUls the patient ,<. placed hi, n, ,,. „ m d JL appc:lram , c ncr ,, om . ^ntainm, ,,n,,H, lirhL, ; f -^ ^ ^ ^ y ^ :s industry. The coal is put in -pound- bags it the mines. The are. Imprinted on each bag. which BLYTHEVILLE 10 YEARS AGO |TH* Ik* flat* •( tkt Dtfly CMarltr 8<vt Z9, 1K3. J. W. Shouse of the Ford Agency reports a uven pound son arrlv- 115 at his home Tuesday, with Regular Ford voice and as rlaky as a ri-nabout. H. B. Agnen. traffic manager or the J. L. C. and E. railroad, unouneed a rate of 15 cent] per t on cotton to Blythtvllle from Jurton, Armore! and Barfield ata- iont. 'he lid will bt pried off the giktlron ^season Friday when B. s. meets Kennett here. Just '.iiat the Mirsourlans have we »ve not been able to find out if they live up to >ieir record of former years they will present i husky bunch of warriors. John McHahey. (he biggest man In Bly- hevlll*. played on Kennett's first tarn and they have been striving ever since to raise a player with norc pounds than John boasU if. *rofe«sor Says Oregon Is "Just Baby State" bum ~ THIS CURIOUS WORLD 4 THEBEABE noes ON o/yy LAND THESAAAEAS IN THE OGB4/V/ THE GRAVITATIONAL PULL OF THE SUN AND THE MOON CAUSES THE CRUST OF THE KARTH TO RISE. •aUONCaS&TOAVEBy RARE. SPECIES CASHED *»OMO 1KB OCEAN STEAMER *GCWCW/4 • --AW***. /*OtH aXCrTBMBNT AMONG THE A THORN AND ESCAPES DETECTION 6V 115 ENEMIES/ B1«UII NCA ALTHOUGH there is much tloni>l as to the slmclurc core of the earth, many leading authorities agivc that the en solid, froin cover to cover. They say i.hat if liie core were of n| material, the gravitational pull of the sun and the moon the crust. PORTLAND. Ore. (UP)—Oregoni s comparatively a "baby" stat«— ts mountains NEXT: What are the "h.ilcyon days'". • mountains are only 30,000,000 IT . i S 1~ '100,000,000 years old tor the most! Unemployment rrob >art, according to Dr. E. S. Larson, Professor of Petrography at iarrard University. Tt)e Cascade Mountains, major ange a job as a night watchman «••• : relief works so lie could si Vjueer Cases j nl s ten children, the eldest of \ ! he said was a girl. Investii | MONTREAL (UP)-Thc newly- i r <>™alcd thai the "girl" grandmothei I ,'; . BEGIJI HEKB TODlT WE BvrLESJ. »itltr •••1l(««t i< EARtt BAWXEM, nlvcrtl>l>e mnmaftr »1 Blikr'i *tn>rlmr*t »t»IT, . MnlM DICK RADER. n e*«i{IKtl» >«fcr1ml»<r«r. Dirk U «f'»e «• take cbnrtre of M enn- •trtxMlftM J«h !• tft* Adirondack*. It mill rtqflrt at ImM • xcnr tn e*JHpTrt« tvc ETC rrfvica la KO way of this solution eC her urob- lem. Slie was no longer certain tliiil Difk lovcil her aud wanted ber to go to him. • * • TT WAS with difliciilly flint slic schooled herself to await tlio au- uouncctncnt of names' Eiicce.=!ror. A " d Evo Arlc "°' s »ic irnkU, »fc» !• rf.»«n.i- *•' **i?*M " 1 ' <1:>k '" *" il? •«!<•". THKROX *n™:<:\' wmil(} . '"E was based on sound scute. Mr. ! Biiby witli Its che'orful hlnt%. Savory odors drifted in rrom : kitchen aud Eve sniffed CCE ically. "Smells sort ot Chi| masy!" slio said. "That's the roast chicken sage dropping, most likely," mother told here. "And tlio mi'| pic. 1 had a jar of min< I made you a mince pie. was old-fa?liionctl. Hcjuiaivhig out in tlio oven. I vl donbt. preter a man a= I Dick was here to help us cat'] advertising manager. Perhaps hclllnw Is Dick?" had never for ono moment consid- j "llc— lie's well." It Kate BayS ercd Eve for the place.- j noted tire licslilEMou in her daifl So tense did tlie strain Ijct-onic i tt*r's voice slie gjive no sign. that Evo had to force herself to ! "You got hero at cat. She left tlic ofllcc ono evening, too weary to remain down town | nlnced Uio rlhh ot Unify masl ' the table. "Anottier.f Flaring: tae alock nnrkct. har- rontac MOHfT from her Molbrr and vlitrr. She lokra ta[x, ax well a» all atr •n» naTing* aad »IOO I>l«k left In the aa»k. ARI.I;\t 3>liril. .tmo^r.ahrr *!»M ir *HOLE!im£ > K. < ' '="1" «*!.'« t0r llin " Cr . l °° wearv c ™' l ° Stop ' Potatoes una riar>lo7rd by (mother •lore. at Uarlnmaa, «rvernl week* • &•« In WFhlra. Krr ha* no rford tr»m Dick. T*« ataaboTx t* «4ailt thai • br «n»" la the wrong, Eve refine* to apologize' n'm* hffila* to •ee aerxltj •• a martyr, oae «tora» aur^cr at lat ••<«, trjriiff t* forget her trouble*. wow GO os WITH THE ITOBT titup." Kate paid as at the- delicatessen for something already coolicd. It was toward U:e end of February—a blustering night following a gray winter day. The sort of night. Evo mused, when ono should go homo to o lighted house and a hot. savory diuncr, with books and music afterwards bcfora an open lire. And with tliu one you loved best to share tho peace and comtort. She had read once this brief definition of happiness—"Tour feet on the fender." And it was true. She knew, now that it was perhaps too late, tbat It was true. Tho wind whipped slicirply minutes :iatl thC30 potatoes wc| have spoiled." CHAPTEIl XL1II TJ"VE worked harder at the office. -*- 1 She put in longer hours, often took' work bond to finish and eeemed to wait, talk and breathe advertising It was tho only way nhe could keep her thoughts from her personal worries. "You'll have ft nervous break- • ar °utid tho corner as sho climbed down!- Arten? warned her. "Thci the elc P 3 to ll '° Torch. Tears of "They're perfect!" Eve dcc!as| "Everythin:; yon cook rchvays "M-m -homemade rolls!" sho claimed a moment later, break | ono open. "Yes. and here's some Rrapc ; orange marmalade that Esl sent you." tvriEM, he •*- Eve sn , her it's Simply liisdoi Job Isn't worth it. No job is. Honestly, Et«, I can't fee what's come •rer you. And there's another thing yoa shouldn't overlook. Barnes is elated to leave eooa; that'i trident.He and Mr. Biiby have been In conferenco nearly •very .day. But you may not get Ms place after all. Mr. Bixuy's old fashioned, you know. He may not like rte Wea of giving » woman the managership. Lots ot men Eve Bad not .-permUled heraelf to think wisdom of Arlepe's atlvtco. Suppose she should- come to the office some -morning :%&d find a new manager, in Earnest plice! Tbat wbnM mo»n'thit »h« fOBli probably have uo • roife' cl|»Be'»Mor.' sdTaucemBnt «t BUb'y's It : wduld jneatt'tbit •&» bad. «acria<ef-.Uttk> wtshej add coin tort »u4-i!Bp«ril*J bar health, break in her TO PoT UP Vvn-Tr-\l MOT A SHiOTFOL. , HE. To FlUU HAT frame containing electric which apply toothing warmth an help to keep .the burned area dry. s Such patients receive sufficient tcr, and. if ntccwary. Imvc jectedjlnto the body «:-, u «'"'-,!£'* sion. if the blood, shows-signs-of breaking down ' • • »r»in-to work; h«t war self pity misled her eyes as sho fumbled for her latchkey. Slio winked tliem back. I£ slio per- milted herself to cry she would he ll nM rc; " certain to meet Dorothy McEIhin- cooli - Evo! ill. sampling it- It siirprisin::, .Mother, what, a K | cook Esther la now? Slie. kt very little alioiit it when slio • married." "Why no. it doesn't surprise I'vo noticed that any iut< girt can le.irn to cook In i time, once slio gets intert- it and really tries. Da you uj< I e EIW the ney in the entrance hall and slie was determined that no one should guess her nnhappincs;. There was a light shining from the crack under tho door opening lo her apartment. Mrs. Brooks must have lighted a fire on the icartb and perhaps put tlio le.iket- lo on to boil. The kindly woman iometimos made, thcso thoughtful preparations for Eve's return OB Kirtlcularly disagreeable nights. 3ut before Evc'a numbed lingers could find the right key the door i flung open and she found herself; in her mother's arms. E m»rri»g» : »U tor,no«hias. It .was, lo<J«!d,-ni(h-tim* to.bVjin think. ihoiUtJ do : In in- ai an ,m»slsUnt tral tbat t\i not eatisfr :her > ibslbitlon. Sho : begin orer nj In an. But'ahe feK.toa tired ana n«rTe»i ^:Uc*-tttcli,t proa ect. ; .'..'.. Aaotb^r pwsftnity would. ha to eslin'- from -Blrty's Mi Jolo.her husbaad. Ev.e tioutht, with a little rinlrof baWjn??s,vw!itt a relief-It •' would • bv.'to Icive bthioil all the bird V«rk.'itho.irrlUttoui YE laughed r-.nrl cried in blessed rallet and Kate Bayiess laughed ind cried with her, uieanwhilo faking off Eve's hat and coat and pushing her gently into Dick's armchair by tha fireside. Her mother's voice was qi and casual, yet live sensed that question was important. Sho ml her voice casual, too. "I thln:| might liko It." she answered. I wcro at homo and had time I learn. Since Dick's gono I usui| cat my meals down town. I'm tired when evening comes to cc | home and cook." "And when Dick was hcr| Kate I!aylcs3 persisted. "When IJick was here ho did cooking." Eve confessed. Slio l| told her mother this be-' She was ashamed to have kuow. "Xot all ot it?" Kate Bay! plainly was shocked. I "Xcarly. all of It," Eve. a| slowly. Abruptly Kate Bayless chan I tho subject. Kve almost VUlicd -I „_ hadn't. She longed to speak of . But when did you como and husband; loaged to cry out I why didn't you let mo know? And; ucart i tl |, cr motlicrs arms it " how—?" Evo caught herself just In time. Sho had been po to say, "How-did you know 1 needed you BO!" " "Well, we hadn't heard from you far more than a week and that Irorrltd m«. I thought you might ta sick So I Just packed up and came. No, you sit right where you are! Supper 'Is all ready to dish op." Ev« leaned back tn delicious comfort and watched her mother moving swiftly hack and forth be hear her mother assnro her til Dick still loved her. Yci that vl tho ono thing slic must not del Hours after her mother's rel lar breathing told that sbe il asleep, Eva !"--. v tense and dry-eyl and planned lo-'Gll tho week 30 tl ot sight-seeing and enteruinrul that tliero would be IKlle tlrue ! | confidences. She told harself she must not dlscuss her d-._ ties, even with her mother, in! sho bad tlaeidc,! exactly wbat { SC\K£ to do. Events were : ' od iniUtlts «t. Bliby'i wlverl'Ii.;twe*a tht <i!lcisn aid ths gate'.ei]:=: nore s-iittly thas she kn-\yi| , . log oBce'aniJ )tt Dick t»Vs car* ,title nhkh she iad ?ft bttwesn jlcrc.e her (o this dscuiou. """ i."li~^" "* j[ pl-hsr, But hir.priae-sl.ogd- .ig-tfa itwo easy chalrg before tae fireplace I "_>_ ..(To Be Continued)

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