The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 1, 1937 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 1, 1937
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BLKtHKVILLB .'(ARK.)' COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, MAY i, 193? THE ItyYTUEVm.E COURIER NEWS " , TilE COURIER NEWS CO, PUBLISHERS Q. R, BABCOOK, Editor H. W- HAINE3, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dailies, Ino, New York, Chicago, DC Irolt, Bt, Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, llgni pills. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered, as second class matter at tlio post ofTIco nt Blytlwrtitlp, Arkansas, under act ol Congress. pclgber 0, 1911. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION SATES . By carrier In the City ot Blylhevlllc, :5o per •V.COK, or 65c pcv month. By mall, within a radius of; 50 miles, $3.00 pet year, {150 lor sis inontli:, 16o for three months; by mat! in postal zones two to six. Inclusive, $6.50 per year; In sone; seven and eight, $10.00 per year, 'jiayablc !n advance, Sea Protects America; Why a Greater Army? The House Appropriations Committee has approved a bill by wliidi Uncle Sam would spend some $41.6,000,000 on his army during, the coming year. It accolnpanied. lliis'approval by assorting that the Cation's defenses today are "unprepared to offer'resistance to any force equipped with modern offensive weapons." Technically, this may. be true enough. If some magician put. the entire United) States army down at Columbus, 0., and the entire French army down at Indianapolis, Ind., "the Americans probably would', We' q^itc powerless to keep the French from moving on to Columbus. The French have inore men, more plane.s, moro tanks, and more gLUIS. The equation can give but one answer. But practically the committee's statement is wildly misleading. -For it leaves entirely out of consideration the most important factor of all. , Whenever wo start figuring out our national defense program, "we ought to start by asking just who is going to come over here and assail this under- equipped army of ours, and how they are going to get here. If the lessons of the World War mean anything at all, they prove that there is not a nation on earth today that could land and maintain on our shores an expeditionary force capable of defeating our army. For wo have, after all, a navy— and a pretty fair one, as navies 'go. To.make invasion of America possible, our ualueless foe would lirst have to beat that navy—and not only beat it, but practically annihilate it. There does not exist today any fleet whose command would dream of trying to come over to our waters and do that. ' The thing simply isn't in the book. Assume, though, that it has been done. The next step is to establish a secure base on our coast—a base with' a big harbor and ample dock space, which means one of our principal scacqast cities. And while our army may not be very big, the experience of the British at Galliiioli ought to be enough lo ; show that in such a venture the cards would all be slacked in our favor. Suppose the base is seized, however; what Jiext? Our invader must now get his army over here. Where does life gel )iis ships? Transporting half a million .men and all their supplies and equipment across 3,000 miles of ocean is no overnight job. Transporting two or three Union that number, and keeping them fed, clothed, and equipped is next door to impossible, unless yon have practically all of the world's shipping at your disposal. It just doosn't add* up. Our army may be in dire straits—although, considering tho money we have spent on it in the last decade, it ought lo be fairly respectable—but you have to do some involved, flighty, and opit/m- scented dreaming to figure that we are in any real 'danger of being overrun by designing men from beyond the seas. Helping The Consumer The administration .seems lo have swung completely around the circle in its attitude toward 1 monopolies. The • president's..current insistence that the anti-trust laws he overhauled and strengthened, his refusal to approve Hie Tydings bill to legalise contracts lo maintain prices, and the suit against the, aluminum combine — all these things offer a sharp contrast to the early history of the administration. For in .the early days the White House seemed to have little fear of monopoly. ( . l^erhiips the most potent . of all the'objections to the way the NUA worked out was tho charge that it fostered monopoly and left the con- sinner at the mercy of the ''big fellows." Tho Sherman aiili-lrust law, got so that it looked like an extremely dead letter. Now, apparently, the opposite course is to W followed. And; the ordinary consumer, Avlio fears that the prices of things he buys, will go up faster than his income, is likely to welcome the change. Essence of ihc Flowers Over In Helena, which is in Arkansas, they foiind a pint bottle of ''Old Darling" bolllcd in bond of March 3, 1837, behind dusly and musty leather-bound 1 'volumes on a nuisty, dusty shelf In the court house. An Arkansas Record newspaper reporter, was Mirillcd when he tot. an 'opportunity to smell Ihe cork of Hie botllc which'he declared was eaten away and the liquor (he said) had •'« bouquet like a summer breeze blowing over a licld of bluebonnels," It Is easy .to understand lhat even a whilf of (hnt "Old Darling" (which was the name on Ihc bottle) made, a poet out of him in Just a second like that stable boy of old England who became Ihe sweetest sinyer of his times in just nn hour. It is our suggestion that lie be given a few additional whiffs. It might inspire him lo become Ihc poet laureate of Arkansas. But the nmnzlnif. tiling is that a lad who can write like lhat was denied all except one liny whilf. But such is lif e | These news- 1'apcr Buys rarely ever do get what's coming { 0 them! We mean that they don't get their just deserts, which in this instance would seem to be rtiorc than a whiff. -Clarksdnlc (Miss.) Daily Register. Lvcry special agent of tho P. B. I. w ho has ci.ed in gun battle W itli criminals I ins been sent lo Ms rtcath by a film in the hands of a paroled convict. —J. Bdgnr Hoover. OUT OUR WAY SIDE GLANCES By George Clark "My husband won't even tell me what his salary is. Says ic doesn't want to worry my prctly head." THIS CURIOUS WORLD ^ William Ferguson 1N. DEATH VALLEY, CALIFORNIA, -A REG|bN ONCE TO- BE. BARKEN OF PLANT AND LIFE:, THERE ARE • f TODAV SOO KNOWN SPECIES Of? PLA.HTS AND /OO OF BIK.OS. 'v CAN SW/M AT A-SPEED OF <9O MILES AM HOUR.. OUR. jv\oor-j CLOSEST TO THE: SUN) OF ALL. THE TWEMTY- . SIX KNOWN MOONS OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM. Neither Mercury nor Venus, the two planets closer to the sun than is our earth, lias a satellite. Thus, of all the sun's 20 moon chil clreii, our own remains nearest the center of the solar system. NKXT: How ilo coyolcs use llicir "sixth sense"? octor By Williams /'WEU»1 \ ' GUESS » I'D BE WI SHIN' I'D GOT JT WHEM 1 WAS A YOUM& PELLER. / \vOESE PER Til' YOUNG ONE .' Trf OLD GUY HAD TO WORK FIFTY BEFORE HE GOT IT, BUT TH' YOUNG OMB VV.'QULp HAVE TO \VORVC. PER FIFTY VEAKS? AFTER HA.VIN' H\D IT- WHICH VSTH WOEST, oe BEST, FEC A YOUNG EE A OLD GUY 1O FALL SUDDEMLY INTO THAT MUCH DOUGH? WELL,1 HOPE YOU WIW, B(& WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH IT, IF YOU WON SEVEI-jTY ER. EIGHTY GEAMD ON TH 1 plenty of eggs. Proper supervision of Rest Is Most Important Factor In Treatment of Tnbcrculosi: CAST riK (JIIAIIAGTI'.IIS JIIA.V IIAmil'.TT, hi'ruliir. ««fur)' tit JuLti Hl'JiJr)-. JOIIX llltNOUl'. mining Invrnl- lui-nt lirtid. mill AMIIIMWN, llriiilr>'« Ja- Bltir |,:irltiiT mid Jonu'a fiuurr. S VIII I, m:\JJHV, Hoelnllle, John Jl<.,i<lr>'« nlrrr rmd JIUIU'M rlviil la I 1 M I I. lu I.MllhlT, ii o H o T i II K fi l> K V, I V SVAI1ICG, , I'llAKLl'S NOHTOAT, California lnlujr uruiiintrjr. YcMtTdnyi .Inmi. IicijmtffcN iiml tlvfi-UU'll, dtrfill-h lo tlee Nrw York. Mi>Miuvlillc, tin- cYiiltiml Sjlill l|.|l'l»!i:'tivK 1'lilllp lu rush on lu Si'link'. CHAPTER X A FTER a minute or two, Joan's telephone ceased to ring. She brealheil easier in Ihe silence tha' filled the room. There was still much to do. Plans to make. Bob's photograph stood on tho bureau. She look it up tenderly caressingly, and as she looked into the clear, smiling gray eyes her own filled with tears. Tonigh she was cutting the last tie tha bound them. In the morning slu would be out o£ his life Jorevei Forever. There could be no dream o£ meeting him again. Not ever no matter how many long year dragged into the fulure, Tiie same cold Fate which hai taken her father from her motho was forcing Boh out of her )if now. She, too, must tread life' path alone, her heart slowl withering within her breast. Lik her mother, she too, would rea her final reward in a lonely roon descried and forgotten "Goodby, Bob," she whispered "Goodby, my dearest , She '<c;ancd against the wall, ill 1 picture ri'.ilched to her heart, an tears streamed down her cheek * * * TT was a knock on her door, sharp and imperative, which re- (\O. 202) SV «!t. MOKKIS FISIIUKIN' Kriilor, Journal - of tlin American Medical Association, and of tlygcm, tho Health Ma£n7.iiir Important In the treatment o' tuberculosis is supervision by a competent doctor. It is not safe to tell a person with this may, if overfed, gain in weigh With an excess amount of flabb (at, he may have more than us ual difficulty in recovering! Orad uatcd exercises, therefore provided just as soon as thr. pa ttent Is able to undertake them. The amount of exercise tha each person can do varies accord to go off to a farm, live oul of j ing to his individual condition. A doers, drink a lot of milk, and cat first, a few minutes of slow walk ing is sufficient. Later, the pa ttcnt may be able to undertake and rest, selection of a suitable [ certain amount of the light phy diet, care of the digestion, treat- j S j ca 1 activity associated with th mcnt of complications, and care- j easier sports. fill study of the progress of ihc [ Thus, the patient's exercise ma dibcasc are of the utmost import-1 begin merely with sitting up in mice. Only by such careful oh-[chair. He then walks about, be sci'vation is It possible for UK: | ing able eventually to drive or i doctor to time Ihe various steps! take trips in a motor car. Late in treatment. ! on, ho light manual wor Rest, as has already .been men- [ and. if the institution with \vhic tioncd, is probably the most c.s- j he is associated lus a ciepartmci scntia! single factor in the of occupational therapy, he ma mcnt of tuberculosis when the rlvs- indulge In that, still later, h ease Is active. This rest, however, i may consider golf, horseback rid can be anything from absolute ] inj or even skating, and complete rest in bed to a lew | « • • hours in a reclining chair. | whenever there is a period <• Whenever he hns fever, the tu- j r-xcrcise. there nui.u also be bcrculosis victim should be in twct. j period of rest. The rest, may 1 In any event, over a period ni; token ns a regular routine. Thus, several uiontlis, lie will want u>;iiio patient may stay in beti iinlil be in hcd or on a reclining chiur i 10 o'cjock In the morning, take a much of every, day. There i«. nn.nap for two hours hi the ntu.r- advantagc. to lying in bed. how-i noon, and go to hrd evciy night ever, It a patient's mind is dis.-1 at a o'clock. As will be describe! later, Ihcro are also new- callcd Iier to the present. First the phone, now the door .... Who could it be? "Joan!" A voice called brightly. "Joan Barrett!" Joan opened the door. Dorothy Slarke came into her room. "Joan! You didn't answer the phono, but the room-clerk saw you come in ... Joan, what's the trouble?" Dorothy looked around the room, at the two bags ready for flight, into tho empty closet beyond. "Joan—you weren't going—" Slowly Joan sank down on the bed, and when she spoke, her voice was hollow. "They didn't know about me, Dorolhy. I couldn't ever face them now . . ." •Dorothy sat down beside her and put an arm about her shoulders. "Joan," she said sincerely, "you don't think I'd tell them, do you? Oh, my dear, lease don't think lhat of me." "It wouldn't be your fault, 'orpthy. Sybil asked^-" "Sybil's a frost-bitten tabby," Dorothy snapped. "If you were Bluebeards sister, I wouldn't give er the pleasure of knowing it . . Oh, Joan, Irusl me, please! Don't run away from, this!" I must, Dorolhy, You don't undersland ..." Dorolhy reached over and took he picture which Joan still held igainst her. ''You love hini, don't 'ou Joan?" The reply Joan might have iiven choked in her throat, but Dorothy read the, answer in her eyes. "You do love him. And you'd walk out like this, without a word of explanation?" Dully Jo^n shook her head. "I couldn't expect him lo feel the same toward me . . ." at* "VOU'D rather have him eo1 his hearl out in uncertainty?" Dorolhy persisted, disregarding Joan's words. "You'c rather have him waste his life searching for you, following yoi over the world in Ihese mad nights?" "He could forget me," Joan replied weakly. "Are you going to forget him as soon as you leave here?," "Forget Bob?" Tears sprang afresh to Joan's eyes, "Forge him?" she. repeated. "As long a I live, there'll never he a momen when I won't be longing for him There'll never be a; night that won't shut my eyes dreaming 0 him. Oh, Dorothy, he's been th greatest happiness I've eve known. That's why 1-can't let th: shadow which follows me com 3etwcen us." "Running away from it woi\'t help. You've got to slay and see it through,-if it ever comes up." 'I can't. I can't marry Bob and. have him know about my father, an't have him look at me and think what all the rest of the world thinks—that murder is in my blood. You know they said thai, Dorothy. You know they said that about me in Seattle." "There's nothing to run away from yet," Dorolhy pursued, along a new angle. "Meeting me hasn't changed anylhing, don't you see? Sybil can ask me questions until comfort in her friendship, erhaps it would be betler to ave a friend who shared the ecrct. Even when her mother as alive, the problem had been asicr lo face because there were wo of them. Alter a moment, she said: "I von't run away, Dorothy. Not vhilc there's a chance of Bob ever finding it out ..." "He won'U Don't worry. And jl manage sweet Sybil." • Dorothy jumped from the bed 'ayly and pulled Joan to her feet [tor her. "Let's forget it!" she cried. "Here lelt so happy at rinding an oM ricnd in the wilderness, and it urned out lhat 1 was an Avcng- ng Angel. Believe me, I was cared to death when I saw those bags of yours all packed. Come, et me help you unpack right now. Then we'll go out and eelc- jrate. I'm starving, aren't you?" "I hadn't thought of it," Joan smiled. "I hope I wasn't expected to ;et through the evening on Sybil Hendry's puny hors d'oeuvres." She held up a black velvet dress admiringly, found a hanger for it. We'll have fun together, Joan. Just like we did in school. Remember old Dribble-Puss with the walrus muslache—the one who tried so hard to leach us geometry? And Senor Ricardo, who reciled love poems in Spanish?" • • * JOAN smiled reminiscently. "How long are you going lo stay in Ihe east, Dorolhy?" she asked, replacing lingerie in the bureau drawers. "Two or three months, anyway. Mother and Dad arc in Honolulu or the winler, and I'm here for he noble purpose of completing •m arl course. Maybe I can find job when I finish. Who knows? Slip spun around suddenly, as new idea occurred to her. "Say, Joan, why don't you coma out and stay there with me while the family's away?" "At the Downs'?" "Of course." Joan hesitated. "I'd feel as it were intruding . . . ." "Nonsense. Aunt Margaret would love it. She's been worried about leaving me there all alone, she's blue in the face Oh, Joan, won't yon believe that your secret is safe with me?" "1 do believe you, Dorolhy," Joan answered, .and suddenly she realized "that she spoke the trulh * t , * - T)OHOTHY was right. " There woiild be nothing gained running .away, arjd everything might slill be as she had hoped She did trust Dorolhy; she felt a and just as worried about packing me off to a hotel. If you would slay at the house v/ilh me, it would solve everything." "It would be fun," Joan ad*. miltecl. "Then it's settled. I'll have, Aunt Margaret send you a formal invilalion tomorrow .'. . . Why in the,world didn't I think of Iliad before we unpacked -everything again (To Be Continued) ore, and that breathing then onllnucs until the time of death. In certain diseases the patient realties much more rapidly than ormal. When we rest, we breathe lore slowly than normal, and tins rest the lung tissues. This Lso can he done in' various nechanical ways. •ortress 700 Years Old Found Under Lquvre PARIS (UP) -The need for more underground space in Paris' fa- nous Louvre Museum has led to he discovery of the walls of a ortress, which was built 100 years go by King Philip Augustus. Workmen were digging under the 'ayllon de 1'Horologe while ciit- .ing a subterranean passage and an underground room when Ihcy ound the ancient walls. The wall which was found is lierced by a long corridor which I \s calculated stood at about the height of.the moats, It is believed by archeologists that trie corridor was used to allow men^aUarms tt> go from the defense towers to the guard rooms without crossing the open court. Pet Pig Eats Its Way To Short Existence WEST FAIAIOUTH, Mass. (UP) —Mrs. Charles Burke's pet pig ha? eaten itself into its own doom. Mrs. Burke raised Chester, the pig. from a baby and it grew as tamo as her kitten. After its regular morning mea], Chester would stroll into his miSr tress' pantry, push up the bread box cover and help himself to the contents. ' ' •• Now Chester weighs 300 pounds, so off to market ho will go—much sooner than his less avaricious brothers and sisters. Read Courier News Want Ada Scotland Yard Again Seeking Women Police LONDON (UP)—Scotland Yard once more is advertising for women police. Although applications have been pouring in from all typss of women, including university graduates, most of th'cse have been discouraged by the stiff requirements. A woman candidaie for thd Metropolitan Police Force- must be a paragon of virtue, intellect and beauty. The qualities she must iiossoss include a sound heart and lungs, goeld sight, bearing and speech, line teeth, clear complexion, free from all physical defects, an a|ert niind, graces of character and disposition, with emphasis on cleanliness, tolerance and sense of humor, and the ability to wear well any type of clothes from rough country tweed to the most elaborate evening drosses. OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hooplc for resting certain parts of turb«l and if he nervously tosses about? tie must Iwm ll\e moth- ,... o oeis of rolaxiAton, both : physical Ixidy alone. and menial. • j It must be remembered lhat the * " * , lungs begin their work with the While Ihe patient is resting, ho birth of a child, if not slightly bc- "BILLIOKJAIPvE"^ A PLAGUE TO VOUR DRATTET3 SROOFIMG •~F>-1 PO MOT INTENT? TQ THE MAM& QF STEED "THAT 1- MA.VS, THROUGH • MY EXPERT OF SAW THAT MIS CSOCKEY USE.D SAY, THAT OAT- COULDU'T BEAT AM EG6 IUTO A T-P>OTH-~IH'LA-ST TIME. HE WEMT TO TH'.POST, THEY TO UUHITCH HIAA FROM.TH' ICE WAGON A BRIDLE WA A , WHEW SOME SMART RAIL- SHOUTED ICE/ THAT BURRO STOPPED 'SO QUICK, IT TOOK HIS 3OCKEY TWO DAYS TO THUNAB WAY COULD FA6£> THAT "FIELD IW LOW f BE A HORSE, IP HE COt

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