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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 30, 1937
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FOUK BLYTHEV1LLE '(AUK.)' COURIER NEWS 'Arftil; ^6, IDS'/ - TIIE-BLYTHUVILLE COUKIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS C. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. 'W. HA IN ES, Advertising Manager Sc'.e National Advertising representatives: Arkansas Dailies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City. Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as seconei class matter at tlie post ofticc at Blylhevllie, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9. 1017. Served by the Onltcd Press SUBSCRIPTION RATE3 By carrier in the City ol Blythcvllle. 15o per ,.CCK or G5e per mouth. ny mall, within ft niclliis of 50 miles, $3.00 i>cr year $1 50 for six month::, 76c tor tlirec months; by mall in postal wines two to six. Inclusive, $6.50 per year; [n Mines seven and tight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. Balancing lludgel Calk for Slcni A/fiWiH-ms The congress uvidenlly wouliln'l h.ue an objection in tin: world to balancing the budget, if the job cmilil bo done without either levying new taxes or cutting down on spend ing. Early reception of I ho pi 1 budget recommendations in ought to make il easy for anyone lo muleretaiul why it is such a mortally job to cut down on government, spending once you get it started. Mr. Ordinary Congressman, who is in there with :i pet bill to spend •$100,000,000.011 the deepening, straightening, beauLitication, and elimination of roadside ditches, gels np and liannniirM the tub us soon as that lovely wuvil, economy, is mentioned, lie is all i'or, it,Jie thinks it is line. But a great change comes over, him as soon as someone suggests that his own 8100,000,000 project must he one of the things lo lie dropped. This project is dilVerent. H is vital- Iv .necessary. The country .needs il. 31c will light like grim d'ealh lo save if. The $100,000,000 involved can easily he saved by making cut;! elsewhere—by digging, for example, into the $200,000,000 which his good friend and colleague, IScpresi'iilalive Gerrymander, woiil'j' spend on the eradication of painter's colic. I!e;u'i!<jj this, Representative Gerrymander—who has hern yelling for economy with the best of them—utters pitiful moans and aimotmcVs -tl\;it ,'his j bill is precisely the oiur bill which is 'indisputably essential. Lot it stay on the docket, and .save money by weeding the surviving Republicans out of * , Ihc clerical staffs in the government departments. Presently, before, the outsider knows quite what, is happening, Ihese two congressmen got together ami agree to btand fast for each other's bills and to try to make the needed savings clse- - where. Their circle grows, us other congressmen with pet projects join I them: and the upshot, as likely as not. is that congress blandly appropriates 1 half a billion'more than it appropriated ~ the year before, and: hows in the direc- ^ lion of economy by reducing the staffs 1 of half a dozen of the federal bureaus which are actually doing some useful work. There is no particular point viewing all this here, except to remark that the way to cut expenses is—surprisingly enough—to cut expenses. If we are going to balance the budget, a lot of pet pi'ojocts will have to be discarded. The government will have In forego doing various things which probably ought to be done. It will have to withhold money from causes that genuinely need money. !f the resoluteness and hardlwitcd- ncss to do jusl that sort of tiling are not forthcoming, we shall not get a balanced budget. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark II Wove, Aviation has made splendid progress in recent years, bill there apparently are limits lo the feats (hat modern airmen can achieve, h'or that reason, the French Air Ministry has indicated that it may postpone the New York-Paris' non-stop race, proposed lo commemorate the !0th anniversary of the start i;f Colonel Lindbergh's famous solo hop. The ministry was inlluenced by protests Unit Ihe bop was an extremely • hazardous undertaking and might easily result in tragedy. It would -of course disappoint some adventurous souls, but if the race is postponed until such lime as further progress has minimineii ils dangers, it would seem (his best policy. The race is intended to honor America's famed airman, but America's appreciation of Ihi! honor would be clouded if .valuable lives were; lost. of the iyiciry-Go-Round "jMiTy-^o-rouncls," :;!iys a n.'.sohilicm adoplcd by llu: Junior Confi'iTiitt: of Ihe Nalicnal I'cd- ciaLlon rjl' Music Clubs, "[day an inferior grade of Ja'.v. tt'hlcli is ilcslruyhv; the musical Ideals of young America." Whereupon the members pledge themselves lo a stirrliij; crusade, lo induce the nierry-Bo-ioiincI OWIHTS of America lo |iiv.';enl. a more elcvalod iT|«rl(iire. Hero Is » line cultural cause, one inspired by Hie hichest motives, bill il. will have to go on without our support, committed though \ve art In all Ihe heller things. We are un- C]imlinod!y for Ihu old-fusliioned ciivouscl—one- eyed horses, brass rings, Ibvcrs' lull, wheeling calliope and all. If its musical menu consists of "hi the ticod Old Summer Time" and two or three other a|;ed ..numbers, so uc it. Nature Intended iiicrvy-go-round:; lo tootle just such' iiiHoillrs. and tlie worsl lliiiis; thai could liap- pin lo Hie music clubs would be for their campaign lo succeed. Suppose a commillce docs ]:crsimclc a coiiccuiionnaire lo install a program nf liai-h, licclhoven, und Iliahms; Ihc hulehcry would be fearful lo hear and the "nnisic^l ideals or ymnijj America" would be shuttered beyond repair. We suggest another crusade: lo keep Ihc music clubs nway Irom the carnival lols and picnic grounds and amusement parks of our comiliy. I,cl discord'reign uncoullncd, let, Ihe bullaels of ycslcr-ycar blare out on the sultry idr. Merry-go-niund music can't be reformed without being nbolished. and those who don't like it can turn on (lie radio. —SI. Louis 1'osl-Di.snatcli. tojoyc t» "^"^MLI* iilrr- tnry EII Jolin Mr JO MX 111-:, mi-ill lirinl. sum. )II:MHO. niiriaiin-. .inim lli-iii!r}'» jili-n- null .loiirr* rlvnl III I'ill 1.1 !• II US II II V. Sflill'" lirnllirr. rMMMITIIY ST.UIKl', Jonr\'» Rlrlliiiuil frlrn,}. CIIAltr.KS .\miTU.V, Cnltfcrnla liat they walk to the station to- jclher. ought I3ul out downstairs, Sybil Dorothy's cousin. "I don't mind your picking over the vegetables, if you don't snoil my color arrangement." THIS CURIOUS WORLD ^ V(.x(iTil:i> l .Inuii nllrml fi-:i iiu-l U lii,rri,r-.slrl|.|(,.|i In in (In- *::,„.• Dur.itli.v Slrlrl.r nil hlii. h:nl last .SCI-EI lit Si-ntllc .ie CHAPTER IX pACK once more in the lonely confines of her room at 111 hotel, Joan faced Ihe end of her dreams. Hopeless and defcalcd, she sal on Ihc narrow bed, and looked out across the dreary rooJ- lops. In her cars, Sybil's voice, honeyed ant! soolhinr,', still rang, and Joan could sense the sludicd sympathy it-would hold as she repeated the story lo Hob. But Sybil's eyes would remain cold Ihiouijh Ihc lellinfi of it, and in her heart Micro would be no compassion for the girl who loved him. Joan did nol bln'mc Sybil. Long ago she had ceased to blame pco pic lot- drawing away Irom her 'Won't yon and Dorothy wait just i moment, Barbara?" she heard ic-r suggest. "I have a little gilt I want yon to enjoy in Florida... Just » minute after Ihe others leave?" Joan could picture her, Inquiring into details, drawing Dorolhy out delicately, bit by bit, piecing facts together, guessing, confirm- By this time, she knew everything—tlie story. "My reprieve whole horrible Joan it not Ih3ir faull that they •|hi] child enjoys its childish pleasures'and ditlikcs lo ijive them up. If, compelled to abandon them before it is ready, 11 may react with a morbid disgust ami develop neuroses. —Dr. S. lllaiilon, child psychologist of Cornell Unl- UNITED STATES, FOR. EVEPLV SQUARE MILE LAND FIT FOR, could not understand. Neither did she feel any anger toward Dorothy Slarke. Dorothy's only sin had been her genuine pleasure in seeing an old friend. She coulc not have known what misery he presence brought to light. If, as she had noliced Joan' confu-'on, the llioughl did occu lo her, she had responded splen didly. It was Dorolhy who cov ercd up Ihe mailer of the broken cocklail glass, insisting that she herself had knocked il Irom Joanfe hand. 11 was Dorothy, too, who had kepi (lie conversalion gay and meaningless, unlil the time Joan found courage lo tear herself away. * * ~ CYBIL had been delighted to ^ learn thai Dorolhy had known Joan in the past. There was no end to the questions she asked. They had lived in Seattle? (bought. "I've had two years . . . Iwo perfccl years." She gol up, walked to the window and pulled down Iho shade. Perhaps it was belter, getting il all over quickly like this. Al leasl she was spared Ihe suspense of wondering, and eventually, the agony of a last parting with Bob. It was easier how, while he was far away. She would write him a note and xplain. . . . No, she could not o thai. She could never explain n a way that he would undcr- land . . . Let him hear the story .0111 Sybil. He would, anyway. She would merely say goodby. Bob would love her, despite vhatever the world said. She knew that. She knew thai, as she knew the sun would rise again on he morrow. lie would stand by icr side against the world. But deep within his own heart, the words would ring: "Her father killed a:man.- It's in her blood loo, to kill." If, they had children he would \vat,ch them too, with suspicion and, fear, wondering -if the curse had.been-handed down lo (hem. . . No, she could not ask -Bob to live through; that-shadow Sybil. She did not want to explain, lo plead wilh her for understanding. She could nol feel • safe with her secret locked in Sybil's breast. For Sybil could not remain true lo a trust; her eyes were loo cold, too uncompromising. She might promise, she might pledge, but she would keep the secrel only as long as it . suited her lo do so. Joan tried to shul her cars lo the phone's insislciU ringing. She would not answer il. It was not Sybil Hendry, however. For Sy'-il, at that moment, was pacing up and down her own rose and silver boudoir, waiting impatiently for the call she had put through to Philip in Chicago. 'PWENTY minutes later, her -*- brother's voice came lo her across the miles. "Hello, Philip. Any news in Chicago?" I "Not a (bins." His lone was ild discouraging. "This is a w goose chase, Syb. The girl worked with Ward & Cleaver, all right. I HF. took .lierv bags' from .the " ' . closet, .and": slowly.' began emp- 1 ON THE AVERAGE, SEND THEIR ROOTS OUT IN ALL DIRECTIONS A DISTANCE EQUAL TO ABOUT ONE AND ONE-THIRD TIMES OWNA HEIGHT. Strange, we thought Joan came from Chicago ... In school together? Eastman High School? How very, very interesting . . To think you had to find each other right here in New York after so many years ... how many years? She recalled Sybil's clever maneuver to detain Dorothy alter the others had lelt;: 'Dorothy had followed Joan upstairs, suggesting s lying bureau drawers. She - did not have much Mo .pack. 1 Her mother arid she had : neyer acquired the habit ol accumulating things. Where should .she .go ; this :time? ( Boston? Somehow she : Ielt afraid >f Boston. Its people were in- .ercslcd in families' and backfounds: Ihey would . ask ques- iions, loo. Philadelphia?^ Philadelphia was the city of Friends. Surely there would'be "a place for checked on that. Got.good reports on her, loo. She lived at a girls' club—Ihe old matron even remembered her there. But beyond that, I'm stuck." Sybil's thoughts raced beyond Chicago. ' l' "Philip," she said excitedly, "I found out some'hing today. Forget Chicago. Go out to Sealllc, will you? She lived in Sealllc— and went to Eastrf-n High School there, seven years ago." "Wait a minute! I'll write that down. Eastman High School, you say?" "Yes. That gives ye': romclhmg more definite to wo:-'.: W, docsn' 1 it?" "I hope it will. At any rate you're gelling cloEer to faclE." "Philip, have you enough money?" "Enough to get me to Seattle. :ier among them ... With a sudden shrillness, the telephone on her wall rang, and its echo jangled through,the room, filling her mind.with new dread. She stood still-in !thecenter' of the room, her .arms, filled . with clothes, she had just '.taken from the closet. Who woiifd it., be? Who could it be, .but Sybil? And now she'did not wanFto talk lo I'll wire you from there." "Please do, Philip. I'll be anxious. Bob's out of town, and I'd like to get somelhing definite before he returns." 'O.K. How's the old man?" 'Just fine. I've told him aliout your splendid new position—scll- ng bonds. He's beaming over it. I know you can talk him up lo s new roadslcr when you get back." Philip chuckled. "Good work Syb. I'll write him a note from here promoting myself. What sorl of bonds am I selling?" "Oh, I don't know. Ask Bi',: Harris ....."' She hung up the receiver, well pleased the success of hoi tea. II had-indeed been'a brilliant idea to pretend a friendship for Ihe girl. Now lo get a liUlo closer to this, Dorolliy Sta'rke. (To Be Continued) ; &.UFLIS;' INTIMIDATES ITS ENEMIES WITH ITS TAIL., WHICH RESEMBLES A HEAD, AND IS CARRIED ERE.CTT.- The curious snake, known by the nalin name of Cylindrophis Rufus, is nol poisonous, and, therefore, makes every cllnrt to blurt its enemies. The brightly colored tail is held at a position calculated to intimidate a foe, and actually goes through the motions of .striking. N'KXT: How fast can a tarpon swim'.' -OUT-OUR WAY / I'M SOKtZV, BUT I / JUS! REMEMBEKEO / VOU'liE GOIW& BAREFOOT, MOW - VOU I DIOM'T USE THAT \ BRUSH - ITS V NOT WET- GOOD GO5H- JIS WHEM A FELLER'S SOUMD ASLEEP J those factors as \veli as » knowledge of the particular environment to which the palient is being sent. Contentment and reasonable comfort are essential. 8. There is no universally ideal climate. For each patient there nay well be a most favorable environment, if we are wise enough o find it. 9. There i.i a reasonable amount if evidence that certain medical '.vpcs of cases arc more favorably influenced by certain conditions of climate, every tiling else being squill. For example, reasonably :oid. dry, variable climate, such as is found in the mountains, for young or vigorous constitutions which will react well. Dry, sunny climates for laryngeal cases and those with marked catarrhal secretions. Equable mild climates at 'ow altitudes for the elderly and those of nervous temperaments, as well as for those with arteriosclerosis, \vcak hearts, or marked cnricncy to dyspnoea. 10. Successful scleclkm of cli- inalc and environment for cases of tuberculosis requires wide knowledge of human naiiire, of places, and of the disease. This can be acquired only by patience, skill, and. experience. Slate Operates Trailer School to Aid Mothers T. B. Palient Should Not Travel Unless He Can Support IJimseif American and of (No. 2111) KV I)!t. MORU1S Fi Tililnr, Journal of the Association, llrgch, the Hcallh TlinjUTine So frequent have recommendations been made lor removal of tuberculosis victims to Ihc Southwest. or to santtriri? .iiti«t»rl f-r.. where in the United Statics, thai there was a time when everyone who had tuberculosis immrti,- alclv bc?an to travel. Not long ago. however, the United States government, throush its Public Heallli Service, protected such shipping of patients to certain states when these people did not have the means to purchase necessities of life after they had arrived nt the new location. The minimum costs of care approximate $25 to SSO a week. Un- css a,ii invalid Is able to provide from $1200 to $1800 a year to; bis rare, he cannot do himself much Roccl by moving to another slate in which neither his <-iU7riiMii|> nnr his residence Is eslabh.Mii-il. When the burden of pun-ding for himself in p strange (mm Is mldcd to that of the dis.on.--o (mm which he suffers, the iuvnlui loads frlf with a handicap w> tlT ;\t that It may mean Ihc difference 'home. i between life and death. 7. Selection MADISON, Wis. (UP)—'His Wisconsin board of health this month began to bring "visual instruction in motherhood" to \vomcn of the state's rural areas .In a house trailer. The trailer is cqulppsd for showing sound movies of child care to audiences of 15 women, according lo Dr. Amy Louise Hunter, supervisor of the slate board's bureau of maternal anrl child health. The "rolling classroom," Dr. Hunter said, is designed to reach Ihe voung women ard mothers in the thinly populated areas "by the most practicable tie that connects them with their state government —our fine highway system." She pointer! out that Wisconsin pioneered with traveling education in 1921 when the- state board of health used a true;;. cn;;e:l the "Child Welfare Special," in conducting welfare centers in small communities. The truck served six years and was instrumental in demonstrating to ths slat: the value of health examinations, Dr. Hunter sale!. Theft of Scrap Metal Rises as Prices Go Up EL OBNTRO, Cal. (OP) — Europe's and Japan's Intensive armaments building program is alleged lo be having very definite repsrcusslons on the increase in crime in America. Sheriff R. W. Ware charges thai the increased thefts of farm machinery, brass, cast iron and pipe fittings is due to the increased price which foreign governments arc now paying for scrap metal of all kinds. Though only ths size of a rabbit, the coney resembles the elephant more nearly than It does any other animal. OUR BOARDING HOUSE and exercise, proper food, and cpcu-iiir life, is the fundamental essential in the Ircaltncnl of lu- ;. Suilnble climatic environment mrvkes this open-air life more easy, cnnoyablc, and beneficial. 2. When these essentials are assured, a change of climate is of definite value in a considerable miniljcr, probably the majority, of cases, but with the proper regimen many cases will do wsll In any climate. 3. Any change ol climate involving Ihe faliiutc of Iriu'ei Is conlr.i-imlirated In acule cases wilh fever or hemorrhage, or in very far advanced and markedly debilitated cnscs. Absolute bed rest is the one essential here. 4. No patient should be sent away in search of climate who cannot afford to stay the necessary time and to have necessary food, lodging, and care. 5. Competent medical advice and supervision am essential. 6. One ol the most valuable assets of clinngc is the education ol the imtlonl. This may. n! course, be obtained in a r.iiilnble environment without regard to rli- mrctc. as in a .'-annlorium near of a suitable locality Is an Inelivieiual problem tor consideration ol all'every parent. 3nn»ndtn<5 imn Ihe climatic factor of his temperament, lastcs, and in- i luljcrcuiosls, Dr. JaniOi Ai-'x-'dividual read Ion lo environment Inndcr Miller summarized UK- . lt . , as W cll as Ihe character of his juallon as follows: (disease. The advising physician I l, Tlie regimen of rceul.itiM i^iihould have an appreciation of Aflcr a phf:srs in EQAt?, LAPS.' MY HEAD \4jj[ \^> 6>PIMWIM<5 FROM HOURS ™* OF IWTEMSIVE CONKEMTRATIOW, <TAL<1ULATIMG ~THE. AAEFJTS.OF EACH ENTRY AMD APPUYIMQ MY EXPEPCT KMOWLe-DOE , AkID SKILL AT APPPAIS(KJG HORSE FLESH — KAFF-KAF-F <JMP~F~—- 1 HAVE A PROPOSITIOW TO MAKE — •WE WILL FOKM A FOOL. OM THE- PEPnBY^-YOU GENTRY T7OMATE THE MOWGY, WHILE "L MAM& You THE WIMNE.PV A-S MY COMTBIBUTIOM ( With_Majpi^[oople THEM, AFTETZ, PLAYfKJQ 11 I^WIWG' TO A TIE/ 1 coe TOOK 7WO WMlPFS AT TM 1 HALL ANP, Okl -fH' THIRD CALLED STRIKE, ME SOCKED TH' UMP TOF> A SECTION) OP •P •THERE WHEMTH 1 ' IQ OOO 'F/XTvlS CHOSE UP SIDES AMD PLAVED TH 1 OTHEPx UrAp-, USIMa VOV BOTTLES •FOP, &ALLS, WIMWET3, TAKE ALL ——- TH 1 UMP MADE A HOME FMJM OM TH' FIRST PITCH AMD WAS STILL > IM TH 1 LEAD WMEM TH' •SPEEDIEST FANS WAS TRY1M<3 TO TAG H 1 rA OUT WITW A. -, -BALL BAT

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