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PAGE SS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE CODHIEB NEWS CO,, PUBLISHERS 0, K. BABCOCK, Editor H. 1 W. HAINES, Advertising Manager Solo National Advertising Representatives: AricHiLsas Dailies, Inc., New York, Chicago Detroit, St. Lotils, Dallas. Kansas City, Mcmnhis Published Every Afternoon Exra'ot Sunday Entered as second class mntlcr at llic post offto!' nt niythcvillc, Arkansas, under act.' of Congress, October 0, 1817. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City of Dlylliovllle, ISc per week, or $0.50 per year, in advance. By mail, within n. rac;us of 60 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 for tlx monllis, 85c for three months; by mull In postal zones Ivvo lu six. Inclii.iK'e. $0.50 per year; in zones seven nnd clcht, $1(1.00 per year, payable in advance. Training May Produce Better Civil Service One of the (iiuitnl American beliefs is that il lakes specific nnd supervised tiaiiiini/ to be a barber or » plumber, but- thai anyone :tt nil who can fret » certain nuiiiber of votes or wangle an appointment is eompelcnl to ndmin- isler the HlVnirs of a great city or run a terlei'iil or stnte Kovcrnmont bureau. Wl)ile there have been occasional cries for better-trained public servants, il has been like the weather—nobody really did anything about it. Now a beginning is being made toward doing something about it. Harvard for some years has hud a valuable school of business administration. Originally it had been intended as a school., of political'science and administration. Now, under Harvard's new President Conant, this school is .being turned into a school of "public and private business." , * * 9 U is planned to oiler in the new school a thorough training not only for young men who enter private business, but also for those who aim to devote their energies to the sort of great public enterprises Dial are beginning to grow in importance, projects such as the Tennessee Valley Authority, and public bodies such as the Federal Trade Commission, Securities and. Exchange Commission, and a dozen others. Dean Wallace Brett Donham. who has ably presided over : . the school, while it was-training promising yoimjj men foi private business, is. thoroughly in sympathy with the i:!«a that important public business requires just as thorough training. "It is impossible to improvise a h'rst- class civil service," he points out, and cites the two examples of the World War and the •present crisis, when it was necessary to build great public organizations quickly, and many a man put in an important position proved inadequately trained and incompetent. * * » As more am! more functions become public (and quite regardless of your opimt-n • of'that tendency, it's there) the need for - competent, well-trained men to fill 'those posts will increase. Several schools for training diplomatic and consular service men already oxist. are several'city, managers in BLxTHi3VILLE (ABE,)' COUHIEB NEWS the-country who have mncle that a life work, moving up from small cities In which they have been successful to larger ones, Why not? If u )fiI . R j s lll)y mm . n com . plcx job, renitii'ing bultw (raining nnd higher ability I ban running th ( . complicated affairs of it great i-ily, it's bard to imagine' what it is. H is encouraging to note that the groat universities ni'<: M0 t neglecting lo do Uitjr share toward building (his lii-llcr civil .service, ami arc attacking (lie problem at Iho source; that is, in I lie training of better potential nm'ler- ial for this inuvasiiiKly vital worlt." — Bruce Cation. Help For History 'f'he new national Archives liuild- '"K iu Washington is going to be the la.st word j,i pi-e.scrving the records of the republic. It will even include eight fireproof vaults for .storing motion picture films, sound recordings of news events, and speeches' by high officials. Things are bfiittg m . r le easier for the future historians all the time. What would we not give today for a •sound. liJm of Patrick Henry's great "Treason" speech before the Virginia Jlouse of Burgesses? Or of Washing- Ion's first inaugural address? Or of Kitunl Lincoln speaking those few im- morlal lines on the Held of Gettysburg? Kiilure historians will have such records, and they s | ]0ll](j hc | p g] . c , a)y u hold more accurate the story of historv, which cynical Napoleon once called,' with all too much truth, "a fable agreed upon. i OUT OUR'WAY Sewing the Consume; For many •years, the chief criticism of the Rtirciui of Standards, Dun great feclcM-nl testing hiborntoi-y on the 'out- shirts of Washington, | las been tlial it served business directly, and the people only indirectly. That is the results elf its tests and CKiicriincuts were usually made available to manufacturing companies, wilh benefits to the people only filtering down in the form of improved products. I'erihai.s all thci K^cnl consumer Agitation has'had nn efl'oct after all I'or H.S- H result of .years of experiments on silk slocltiiigs, the bureau has learned a great deal about them, ami offers the information directly to 'consumers in a pamphlet which 'may be had from the Government Printing Office >it 5 cents. l''or instance, two tcnspoonsfiil of aluminum sulphate dissolved in half a pint of hot water have been found pod for new stockings. Soak, dry, nnd then wash gently. Washing new stockings before wearing usually adds to the wear. And so on. AH of which is just an indication of how valuable the Bureau of Standards could be to the people as consumers if it were used more generally in that direct service, and its information made more easily available to those of . ns who buy and use things. By William, _-._.. -^*i,v*. BORNJ THIRTV YEARS TOD SIDE GLANCES By George Clark {..•-..- •.•.• WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1935 III'.(JIX ill i: u.i: iir.Mii: nui-Jis In it h] r ll'-)<',-n--i»)<! Ilimrl lli.'lr Ul ^TI:VI; H\I- ii-kH In Hi,' in in) Mm. MII- EI 11,1 IIIIMUT ,nji- i;in-s KI-: TUIMV !SI>\, iirMIl mill ll. (Mill, M,,. ,„,,, ttrtulu'r. full., illli! fa HUT, ui Trill- in >: liny* ,,"i»ii,",'i"' > salt joi wnn o.l lo BM me-" . Prs , T | 1(!y . vo la , hc( , Io Ui|s — On-(,alc Henderson. Yes." Tlio tried In ,,nko her dlssallsflod will! IKMSOJUIOI inanoRee'n manner tin- conditions In ilio mill, lolli, IR i, cr slliililly. "Vc>,, In see you. Kit down, won't you? In tliat I'linlr—Micro." Miss droves rr-lurneil to her let. Hie desk. Sim felt relieved. It fhn worker.s unilt?r]>nlil ami i]io lionr.s loo long and I don't l.no\v »'luil nil. "Site didn't know wfiat to do. Mho lieard there was Koing to he a i ~<Hl Iff "^^iSi S'£SSE":i: """' Sl '" < '" 1 "" '" .M lss ,;,-, JVM P ' UIC ,| 0 '^'; 1)]t . | Ctl()r - !U111 ? f wlla | mlBlU liapnon If slio ii : !-i)\"\ l . I iii''«i,i"h I""'" "'"' - 1 ""'"" 1 <l»'»»e'i some cards ! .''',„ ,, ' , .'. " , " ! "°. n ieii i,,. ,.,,,mu>'. n ujoii lic-i- linslt. .Khe picked up one. '.., ,, , , 'many sue did ilio •".'!, "'."'..^-."'rt.l.'.'r i" Y °'"' l '"'""'" "''" B " M ' Kl»n«'lns nt vol, VlYow \vh V a T° '"•"!"' "° lilt- juill for (u'cj yctirs?" «feiW,vfttvi-' - *--<-*i.tti.£*&(M:-h%ffi&:>'--: •:•• ftMMB ••;- i* •'£'•• '; 'a fes OT'iiBtsMfei-re.'":i«. ? BEii:'u:vi.'MV„, • • ••'•'f'^wf•ij-^S'^*^-^'-;'' iii the one on the corner ilm | U' H it <| C al." THIS CURIOUS WORLD // Ine. THAfVVes, THE. f?H(iM-El, AND THE -Tf RP ONCE WERE TRIBUTARIES OP A SINGLE OC - e>l«SDYS«5C«VIC£.WC. • RIVER. ' <ty$ A PROTECTION AGAINST ANTS, A\AMY SPECIES OF TROPICAL INSECTS SUSPEND THEIR. NESTS IN ALl_ THE CIFFE-EiSNT KINDS OF TEA • ^iCOME: FROM THE SAME PLANT/ (OOLO/VG, PEKOe; ETC.) • ,_, THE DIFFERENCES ARE DUE, TO PROCESSES OF CULTtJ-.F AND CUHJNG. j.,5 Al one liino, the British Mra were ccmiectccl ,„ , |lc comiM]1 / or tnrcpo. I he North Sen itki not w ist. but there was « »rcat riv^r llmincwe* north .tart m st ,h,, sea between Ulc Sh3rcs of ^rt am! Nci«ny. Ihc Thiimcs, Rhine and Elbe onipllcrt into iliis riv,- NEXT: \\'hiit -raw grows nut lonil? Dirl and Congestion Heip in Spreading Typhus Fever BY I1R. MOniilS KISHKEIN* .' Kditor, Journal of Hie American Medical Association, and of liy- Stia, tlic Health Miiijaziiic The condition called typhus fever is spread by tlie body louse from one person to another. There- lore, whenever large numbers of human beings arc collected logeth- pr under insanitary conditions, lyphus fever becomes a mennc,' to life itself. In earlier wars t!)is oin ,| 0[ :iavc the seriousness for niTinkind tlitu it has had in recent, wars. 'h?n tremendous numbers of incn we closely packed together i m . dor conditions In • which sanitary control was exceedingly diinrult Until the time of 'the Woild War it sramcd unlikely t] 1:lt ty . is fever could be .stamped oiit • roni nmrnig civilized men. The fact that it was transferred from nan to man by Ihc body b;i<c. was dclcrmined by Ciy-rlcs N-i coile in 1903. Typhus fever upgan to show itself in the Serbian army in N O vcmbcr. ISM. At- thai 'time Hie • Serbs liad from Cd.OOO lo ;otX«i [ >rhoncis vvllliotit aacmmo facili-! "i"- for tiikini- "luv ot .1^-,, j There were fewer tli.in -100 rfcc i tors in Serbia. Most of the able- bodied men were used in thp irniy, nnd almost nil these doc tors sooner or later devclnunt typluis fever themselves- the Ik cose being fatal in 126 C a 5cs At that time 2500 casc.s "riailv were admitted to vcr, and at least- 30,000 of (lie 00.000 Austrian prisoners died of this condition. During'the World War. in the armies of the Auslrlnns, Germans. French, English, nnd Americans, bathing and de-lousing were efficiently carried on. and Ihtis the spread of typhus lever to the civilian populiuio n v-ns .stopped. These armies look the utmost precautions to avoid the condition. In Russia, how-era-, the number of discs of typhus was terrific. During Ihc-first, year of the war about 1CO.COO c.ve.s occiinvd in Ri-.wia. In 19IG. the number of cases recorded was 151.030 It was calculated finnily thii theiv were 25,000.000 cases of typhus in Ihe lerrilories controlled by Hie Soviet in the period .'ro:n Ton to 1921. with 2.501.00(1 tn ^OMOOfl r'oalhs. Typhus fever is not yet st import out. In civiliMd foniimimiies it may be controlled by cleanliness by destruction of hcc. imrl bv conttiHious warfare aijainsi dirt with vvhtcti lhc spread of lice I* associated. Toilny occnsioinl "i-d- arc seen In Inrsi eil.-s v.htrc people are crowded io : >fi.'i(>,- j n hovels and in lenrinenis under in- sanitary conditions. The battle must hi- unending because will, „ failure of control epidemics may develop at any The (ikclele was reproduced bv Ihe Hswallans from (ho introduced by Portuguese MIVV i.ii MX WITH TIII: STIIUY CIIAI'TKI! XXIV f 'l' v:as :m Inuir afiei 1 liinc-li time. HlaniiiiM sniishino CLUIIO Ihrouyh ilic liU'h winitows into ilie ^rcai. til-ay i-doin wlior<» niacluiies. row on row. V.TIC ijonmliil!; and roarinu- S|iiir,lk-i \\Iiirh-d and hands moved up UIKI down. (3;;!e. bonding lo n ; i,j-l, a l,,,i,l..in. did nol see Clyde] '^' l '^ •„,„.. Kishw fuiiiiiig toward her. |,, f „,,, | lmlscllo |,,,.. "Nri." "I I'M u lili nov.-," more ilian llial Miss f.'rovcs imrsed her lips and Kltiilloil Hie I'arii. Klio went on as thousli fsnle had noi simlinn. "Yon live- In Hit- mil] i-iiinge, ,] 0 yon DOL?" "Wilii ynur fatlipr ami lirollier7 P Khe looked up (illicitly 'learil hi^ vnicc. "You're w,i iroul." ho lold her "Miss Kno\v w-hcie her utllco is?" flak 1 said thai she (lid. "Vonr brnllie;- works In Ilio mill, too, I lidlcvc?" ,<;:il(.- said ilmi !K. ,i)i|. she W! ..« M ISS n j' L her desk. "What I have 10 isay lo yriu." she went on. "is. nf Culn v.-ullicil down i!io IOIIK cor l|. u ],|. so j usl ' | '.; v ..".'. ,,, riilor and iimicil 10 th.; rieln. Missk ' ' .'I.,.' l l!n ol "seUes. »e , (nave our litlle lulus here—inv "trK (/roves \V;LS known as ilie ' person-!,,_,, * , , 0^1^ no] dhTrior." Onto know little aiiom i''" /^"V T °" r , "*, "" i - i-,-[. [i.-[ o • i M's-'T •• > i • 11 roves smiled, a liad Jiover liuiiu in her oil'cc, Suddenly liio RhTs hairi beat "fasit'r. Her fctlit-r! Coutii anything linve ]).'i]>]>oi)rfl at home? Nu, slit* vrouliln'l IjL'Iiftvc it— slir? wouldn't! Rue v>'ii]kc4| more rapidly. If her fathm was suddenly M-orse—or any- thins ''-Hi happened to 1'liil! Tliyre wore ucciilents in ilie mill some limes. She'd scon Art Morinl taken away \viih Ins arm crushed so rhni ii liad 10 be takon off. AnfJ there was (he Frnsior hoy— UrciiLhicssly Gnlo opened lhc :loor of lhc ijcrsnniicl director's olHce. It was an attractive ofllec wilii a ^reen Miy on llio Hour i\ni[ tiliinl?. cuiljuus Tlio wontrin who ^«i in Hie desk wurn ii liliifi {Irfisa with r;hitc.al iho ilKwii rirtil citff^. SIic was a u-iUe aimn and ihe way hoi- b.nir was niifk-il onl ;iboLU l:er CUCL' snr:not! a In; too you tig for !ior. SV liai! a iTiiirui face and a hi<;]H-n];;«?L) jjose on wdit-li wore pcrclicd spccenclcs. H vvjisji'l a diiiiigreciiMG fiu:c HII!.-.T.S VLLI noticed Lhc luica nlwm i] 3 e fJithor thin ITjtH. CI1K Blniiceil "P from tiio loiter ^ J=fio was rendiji;; to Hie ::h'l in fi'iyply, "ivJjni is it?" "Art 1 you Miss C«roves?" "I fini." "J'nt Gale Honiicrson. Mr-Fisher jCSiiio, IIHYC von':" - *. I |'Nn." I "Well, '.re must gel acquainted. il vi-jifit if, || (i friends witli nil iho jKii-is in tlih greiu mill. All ol tliom: 'rhcre are so ninny ways in ; which \ve cnn lioln cncli oilier. I in-nm them 10 come 10 me iviili ihoir j little seereis and tlictr problems jaml know iliat t will help tliem. i You sec. I love Kirls KI>! 1 feel ihni I it is a great pi-ivileue I Imve here. I coming in louch wiili so many j.voiini; lives. Wonderful yoiini; lives! "f TOJJ) her lo go lo (lie nit'cllng ' ' anil hear what was salil t!;f)ro. I lohl lief ilie he.sl way slic i^t'iild hel;i £lioso other employes wnr, lo let mn know ^li.il |<) cohif; on. lie- 'C.iiise It's my work lo tie-In our gli-ln. even when lliey'ro In Hie wrong. Hut how can I liclp them unless I know just such things? I lolil her "lie- ami I wonlil work together to lainji out this dangerous. tin-Anier- can ni-opagiiiiila. She left me. i-om- plelcly rcassui-eil. She's lakina ilio right course anil knows it." MfB3 ('roves.looked at Cale nntl worn on in Her iim-rlng voice. '-Ynii see lioiv a few words at Hie right lime enii iiiean everytlifng? We, aren't going to let employes of this mill stray into ilnngeroiis radicalism. We're going to keen am [-re.-it hlc liimily iui'|,j, y ailll ; n(M , Tol , me," ner eyes narrun-cil. "ito yon kuort or any such nici>tine<i ;'hat '••" hccn licldy t« Ilionsht of F.cola n.iller. Leu,a linil saiil there was Boiir? to lie ^ inectiiiK—lint not ilmi Miero ha:) lieen one. ".N T o, Miss Croves." '"Ins anyonn asl<orl yon lo join n BI-OUH with Hie Men of oiiMosiiij; iho coni[iany?" I Vouili is such a wonilerfnl thing. I my ilear. Won't .von iliink so?" | "1 suppose H is." Gale agreed. | -Miss Groves pin a hand on Ilie jKiiTs arm. "Of course it ik There's ] nothing in ihc world so wondormi "S youtli. .-Vml yon have il. You're young. 1 want you In icli me your prcililems. my dear." "l!:;l. Mis3 (Irovcs—" j "-.N'ow. now! Of course yon tmve iprcililr-ms. Kvevyonc lia.H his or Ker lu-oiileins and it does ns food to jlalk liien: uvcr. Thai's why we i have our 'Coiill-cornor'. Such n jlnve!;.- yoniiL- «ii-i ivas here, silting [in the .same chair you're silting in. ;hnl( nn hour ago. She came to me i IjeeaiiKc she wuiucd advice and I gave H to her. H seems some o[ the girls she works with have : taken up some very dangerous ideas. Dan- 'serous for themselves and for oih. California Plans New Racing i )nr '- m "t"ei hctting \\-OUM i» permi.ssable. with four per cent of wagers going to the stnte. SACRAMENTO. Cal. (UP)-Cray- lioiiiid as well as hors? racing will bo regulated by p. state comni'issbn if (he California legislature adopts « bill proposed by the California Grnyliouncl Breeders' association Eleven tracks arc utilized by BOO grayliouml owners nnd 0,000 'llior- - = .; cui- -i- Hie propojct! new OUR BOARDIiNG HOUSE Allegiance To Italy Is Renounced By Countess CINCINNATI (UP)—An Italian countess, formerly an American citizen, rcnoinicert her allegiance federal court lierc nnd was one of tv.o women readmitted to citizen- | Suss droves siglicd. "I'm glad to pear it." aim sa i,i. "Of course il'a important 10 know how far Mils disloyally has gone. Frankly. 1 was worried. 1 called you in necanso 1 knew you were one of onr steady, reliable employes. I'm sure you understand that rebellion of ihia sort will demand discipline. The company will tic obliged to punish those who defy them. And it dis- Irc.sses me becanso I lovo young people and 1 know iliat. >:;idernr.iili. | none of them are really wrongheaded. They only make mistakes." C'ale shifted nnconiforlaulv. Slio remembered Clyde. Pisiier had said, "Don't waste any timo gmiiigli hack." lie would be niisry because ' the had stayed so long. Ami why flid she have to sit there, lisiemiig to Miss firovcs? Ifaw could she sci away? The ucrsonnol director went on slowly. -A bright girl-a girl who keeps her eyes open—learns a great many, things. And I'm euro you're a bright girl. If yon have anything 10 report, from lime lo time, I hope you'll come to see me. ! assure you i. can make ii—well, shall we say. to your advantage? Can I count on yon, Gale'.'" ITo DC Conlinneil) ship. Countess Caroline Montague Rnsponi, Chattanooga, Tenn., the >vifc of Count Merino Rnsponi, of Florence, Italy, beciiipc an American cilizen again. She and the I count were married in Cliatta- ( nooga in 1909 and.have one child. They are not .divorced. Approximately 577,000 growers retired 7,500,tiOO acres of wheat . land from production duriin' the first year of the wheat tvdjusl- GOSH-^-HERE'S N&WS TOR YOU, MAiOR / PROSPERITY HAS 5UST "BEEN SIGHTED COMING ,. T\VE-VEAR "BEA"Rt).'AUSTEN TO 2(^ THIS-—-"LOST-VICINITY C ANSWERS TO NAME OF (•$!OO "REWARD"--—-#100 rkX-v - SA,V--,WET YOUR YOU NO SENSE OF PROPORTION? 1,A . ,. "RACE VV3R9E OWNER \VH\STL.E AND )f MAKE A RIDICULOUS GET OUT AFTER t. WON WAIT TO TINISH HIS

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