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Blytheville, Arkansas
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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVrLLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1933, THE BLVtHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS O. R. BABOOCK, Editor a W. HAINES, Advertising Manager Spit National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc.. New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, K»nsas City, Little Published Kverv Attemixm Except Sunday. Entered as second class matter at the post otttcc at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act ot Congress October 9, i011. Served by the United Pi ess. SUBSCRIPTION RATSS By carrier In Uie City ot HlytlicvlUe. 15c per *e«k or *6.50 per year In advance. By mall within a radius ol BO miles, 13.00 per year $1.50 lor fix months, 85c for three months; by mall In postal zones two to six. Inclusive, W.60 per year, In' zones seven and eight, »1<M>« per year, payable In advance. ^^^ : The Financiers and the Dolla Leonor F. Lorce, heml of Die Ut-Oa- ware and Hudson railroad, told Hie New York Stale Chaml/tr of Commerce yesterday that aiwnclomnutit of the gold standard by the United Status was as great a breach of trust :is Germany's disregard of Belgium's nenlral- ily'i'n 1914. That statement, it appears, didn't quite go down even with the linnncicrs of which the New York slate chamber is largely comiwsed. The chamiicr voted for "restoration of « permmionl gold standard in the United Stales," but rejected a proposal for rc-estalj- •lishmont of the pre-Koo?ovelt standard of ?20.C7 per ounce of sold, aeknowt- cdgintf that such a move would bi: unwise at the present time mid iimk-r existing financial conditions. Thus il appears thai thu chamber condones Ihe "breach of tvnsl" which stirred Mr. Lorcc's riglueous indignation, and merely/ wunts the dollar tied to gold al some cleiinile and permanent level. What level? If it is' ndmiltcil that the gold value of Ihe dollar which was right in 1028 is nol practicable today, what assurance is there that any value that might be established today would be right a month, or n year, or ten - years hence? \ luma.v .not be jwssiblo to ruAore price lover; through manipulation of I lie vaiue 01 die dollar in levins of gold, as the administration is attempting, but it docs not necessarily follow'that a mimaged currency is not preferable to on« tied irrevocably to gold at any level. If it is possible t > achieve stability in the dollar's commodity purchasing power, which is Mv. Koosevelt's announced goal, then most of the people of this country will be well served and will have no occasion to worry about the fluctuations thai may occur in the dollar's value in terms of one commodity—gold. The Thiead We Live By The fearful and wonderful way in which human life exists in a universe which is forever hostile to it is shown graphically in the annual report of the Smithsonian Institution. Dr. Charles G. Abbott points out that the only thing that keeps the ullrn-violct rays of the sun from killing all mankind is a thin layer of ozone in the upper reaches' of the stratosphere. This belt of vapor is so nebulous that, if concentrated, it would be less than an eighth of an inch thick. Thin as it is, however, il keeps tho*.sun's rays from blistering us to death in short order. And Dr. Abbolt adds lhat if the layer were thicker, the ultra-violet rays would be cut oil' altogether—and in that ciii-e, loo, life would be impossible. Only the most delicate of hair-line adjustments make the existence of the human nice possible. | SIDE GLANCES By George Clark A National Danger SiiwildiiK on ii Niilio'.iiil Education Association program, Si'-'i'utary of the Interior Jlarolil Ickes dcx-lhres Unit "our schools oujflil to lju the hisl lo foci I lie pinch of economy," :it:d witnis Hint whilu 'some economics in the school system aru nccossary, we already have none a bit too far tilonit that road. His warning is justified by the facts, and it's one we all should listen to attentively. A democracy such ar, ours must stand or fall, in the loni; run, by it's system -of education. The intelligence of the nation, as Mr. I dies remarks, is nothing but llic sum el' the intelli- gences of nil .its ciliy.ons. (f the school system which trail's; those intel- ligences sulVers a collapun, the ability of the nation to govern iticll properly inevitably will stiller likewise. We. owe it to ourselves to keep the curtailment of our educational facilities at an absolute minimum. BLYTHEVILLE 10 YEARS AGO From (he Ales ol Ibe BljUwrUk Dally Confer Suiidiy, Nov 1 . -1, 1323. No paper. Mcnday, Nov. 5, 1923. Bishop Sapliorl, Headjuloi 1 of the Slate of Arkansas, spent Suu- fiay here. B. A. Lynch lias accsplcd the [•cimly clmli-manslilp of the annual Christmas ceal drive. Mrs. M. II. lioblnsoii is secretary and Mrs. S. S. Steinberg is •.•halniian of Hie city drive. Tiall'ic Policeman Moiillrlc made jnothcr haul Sunday and arrested nail a dozen young boys about u!d enougli lo be joining the vmmg men's TSiKc clsss, c.iugiil playlnj ci'a;)S on the Cotlon Bell :ai!ic;id. For 'lie respect we have for their parents, who may not 11: responsible roi this sort ol .cishig. we will not publish the nairn'S. but one of these titn&s .MI mra' goes in. "Everybody noticed how they'll never ask us again." bored you ware. I'm afrairt CHURCH EXCSUES TRUTH is one of the major te;ictiniL r s ol Jcsit- Tile church is a monument to His teachings. Tl;e church is a monument to TRUTH. We need lo learn more of Iho teachings of Jesus. We need lo learn more of TRUTH as taught by Jesus wlio said, "Ye shall know the TRUTH and be free." ATTEND CHURCH SUNDAY Committee. 'llic Bank ol Joiner was closed i>v order of ti-i directors Thure- dcy morning, and the state bank n(j department r^cpii'sled to take .•Vwge of the institution. Steve iWlph Is president ami J. A Mustek is cashier. The bast In- lormallon obtained' at this time is that because of the almost total- failure of (>ir cotton crop the bank was unf.hle to realise ot: irMis which are considered good. Miss Virginia Keck entertained with n inathisc party Saturday •.ftcrnoon In hm.or of her twelftn birthday at the Gem. The hon orec received f number of nice presents. Spearmen in the sworcl-lislniig hioustry are being replaced by the Ncnvcgian harpoon gun. 1 - THIS CURIOUS WORLD - LOCATED IN THE. WEST INDIES, OFF THE COAST Of MARTINIQUE., ••VA'o LISTfiO IN THE. ADMIRALTY 6OOKS OF ENGLAND AS A MAhJ-OF-WAfi SMP/ DURING EN«.ANO'5 N*/ARWnH FPANC&,W I8O3, GUNS XXJERE ON THE ROCK AND IT FI&URBD IN NUMEROUS NAVAL BATTUES /' ANTS ARE USED ff/THE INDIAN DOCTORS OF 6RAZIL. THE WOUND IS HELD TOGETHER V/HILE. THE ANT BITES INTO THE FLESH. THE INSECT IS THEN BEHEADED, BUT THE JAMVS DO NOT RELEASE THEIR HOLD. ISNOTATRUE: CtRCLe/ THERE IS A PROTUBERANCE ON THE. OUOftK IN Admiral Hood of the British navy found that French ships were escaping him by running bctvecn Diamond liock and the mainland, so he had guns mounted" on the rock. Otic liundro:! and twenty men and boys wore placed on the ctnig. with Llculcnan 1 . Maurice in command. In naval books the lock ivas listed as H. II. Ship, "Diamond Ro=k". NEXT: Wliat country had 1111 elephant S'jrvinf in the World War'.' I ml ml I evnrylhtai! Is nol all rlel't In' t"c country, bul It Is heaven compared' with what existed before. —President Eamonn de Valcra of Ireland. * « - * , I've been losing money Tor i2 years. Rc- ccnliy I've been fcrccd lo borrow on my insurance policies to meet rimnlni; expenses, and I don't know \vhal I'll do \vlicn I've used Ihcm up. I doubt if I can hold ot:. —Gov. Charles W. Bryan of Nebraska. • * * » Social systems, like living organisms, arc born, develop, iiltatn majority anil then die. —Mayor Daniel H. Hoan ot Milwaukee. * 9 =? 1 always iir.d It, dtfllcult, not lo give my chll- dim loo much advice. — Anr.n Roosevelt nail. * * « The great aim ol government is lo do Jus- lice. This is llic pulsating hurt of llic new . deal. — Assistant Secretary of Stale Harry t'. 1'aycr. i * * * I felt like saying I wasn'r married, and now 1 feel like saying I am married. — Liiirc Vclc£ \Velsmullcr. * * * We have trieil to overcome the economic crisis sU-|> by step \vitlioiil d"i!agogy and today we can say the danger Is past. — Chancellor Eirgclbcrt nollfuss ot Austria. »•• » «• Silly females come here la join a sorority so they can marry something In u fvaleinity. —Dr. Margery Bailey, Slnnfor-1 University. Slight Changes in Body Heat No Cause For Alarm BY I)K. MOliKIS FISHBE1N Krtltnr. Joiiriml uf Hit American Mcdicil Assnc'atinn, and of Ilyscia, the Iliallh 'Magazine If yo'n have a clinical, or body, thermometer at home, don't try to use it loo nften, OL- whenever you think tliero's some change in the temperature of someone in the family. Clinical Ihenmnr.cters are useful li^li'imienls, of conrs?, but the bnsis for their (jpcralion should b-j nndcrstcoci by those who use HICRI. There's no need for alarm it the Umpcralurc of your tody, or thiit of your chilli, rceias to vary :.liBbtly frnm u'firning to evening. But there i:s rm important .SS^LM- ficauue in chnnecs ol body tamper- r.turc. your bwiy is an engine which consum;:. fuel to supply energy. Some f:icls, or foods, (!i- iclop more lira! than others— Hie carbohydralcs and Ihe fats, for example. In llic process of fuel consumption and eucruy production, ihe body gets ride of excess hcnl by perspiration. wl:!ch iiennits eool- :iS of Hie surface, and by breathing. Ordinarily, the (cmitcrnturc of your body rciunins nt S8.G degrees Fahrenheit. If il is taken in the mouth. dCKfCfjm, "I'sin^ the body to drafts of air. ivhich encourage rapid evapora- !iou from Ihe si:vf;ico. '1 iH'rc is, ;'.jy.o. hr.'.l lu-i by r.ipid breathing. For c^.mpU 1 , lui-bearing animals which <io nol perspire easily, when lh f y become hoi, lie qr'ctly \vith 1!u? mouth OJKII and •he tongue o'.:i. breathing rapidly. This rapid Ljicathir.t; cools the animal by pa.^iui; fiom Ihe body : large quantities of watery vapor. On Ihe oilier l:rnul, when thcfc chills, the (cmiwraturc of the l-.ody may be Mislaincil by wrnp- p ng the patient in blankets and by applying IID', water bottles lo Ihr surface ot ih? ix>riy. The loitiprratim: of the body is an indicator oi the greatest importance as to changes in func- t.onins of tifsi';.s. U is for this reason that cievi'.opmcnt of the Clinical thermometer was one of the most important contributions lo the advance ol medical science. ni:r;i.\ IIKRE TODAY JD.\.\ \\.UMM:. rrcttr Mrra- nliia filrl, nnd liv>ll WK.STOTV, lun »>r n ,\>»v Vork luilllnnnlrr, m«1 In MrniiHii* nnd fnll In lore. Tnej brrniMc ctlrnnirrit throoph the Mchemfttg nf I1AIUMKA COUItT- .\I'.V, n ji.i|inlar n»,eirly clrl who li. trying tn vrln llnli for farTKrlf. Jtinn cor^ In .\CIT York Co KC^ri-l, for 1'AT. her ydtlnprer •!«- IIT, i\bo hn* run aiTuy after ui a^ n mn.tkrii *lnK<rr tn it alRht rliih. UHicvIng lloh lout to hpr, ivt ot Ihe nle^t cluh. JM.\K 1'nt OUT OUR WAY By Williami If Hie thermometer is used roc- tally, the temperature is one decree higher, and il it is plavei uimer the arm o^ in any other Io!d of the .^hin. tlv, 1 teni|>eralui'e be one ricgrri: lower. Whenever the temperature shows a decided rise above normal, it usually is clue fo a disturbance r.f the mechanism that controls the neat of the boiy. A siuulcii fall, alj:o, is a dang'ittius sign. It- is associated frcqucnily with coitap^r. H!?h temi>craturi-. or fever. n:ayj Franklin Memorial Will Be Ready This Fall PHILADELPHIA tUP)—Tile lieu $3.700,000 Franklin Institute, combining a memorial to Benjamh I-'ranklin and a nui-euin of physi cal sciences, will be opened here soon. A memorial hall on the main I'.oor. topped by a dome rising 8 „,!! net, will bo the principal trlbu! tu Franklin Inmnelt. A seate marbin figure cl the statesmai 5100,000 gift of the late William L. .McLean. Sr., will b; erected in the center of the hall. Besides l:oi:sing vast exhibits of imcnlions rcsuUin; from the study of physical sciences, the building wili contain clas;roDms for the l,c lowered in many dllterctu w?.\s. of teaching of astronomy, chemistry, pl.vsics. enginccrinu-. medicine, surge ly, and the graphic arts—subjects which Franklin studied extensively. A gigantic planetarium, pifl of amuel S. Fels costing 585,000 and cquiring 535.000 to build, will be feature of the building. . WW'T f\ RPvCE OP OME, J eilfrNT'6. OMV-V A, THAT r cfsw AFFORD To MEftM -THEMSELXJES UP,VNHEN AMV TWO I vJfsMT TO 66T AM' HfcftDS. I ALL THEIR. OVOM, VOHV, vou ^rop wo uwv; A T3RIOGF.,SOMEBOOV ELSE VJILL ^TOP ftWD BE TO 6RAB GO OVJ Trf OTHER OF THftT OH,Sou TR\EO Anything which will cause creased iierspiration. \\iih e\ 1 lion of fluid from the surfac body, will lower Ihe liive. There arc many drugs have this eilcct. It is possible lo reduce the trrii- cratuvc by sppnglng the surface ot the body with water, or .lie heat may be lowered by cx- of England iTOl'Denverbe comes, neat capital of Color^o. „_ — ,.-• opens school for pjnM ftotbail spectaters ircrrtarr. It In Dot loll; Tirftirc hr rcriiltf^ Itc Inrrs l*nl Inxirail nf Jonn. Jonn »lng» at n f.i*hii>n:ihl« rntcrtnJmniritt • n d dtjicnvcrx nk« !• Jri. Uob'M EioDit. Iloli rcronniirW her Tolre and trncfM IMT to the luTttrfon* apsrl- mcnt she nnd Tat »hnre Trllk Itar- nrj'K Ntrltniothrr. )lob leapt to Ihf. nincluxInK iKnt Jnnn f* llTln); Ikrre n» u Mr.«. Dlnkr," fllnc* her fniEi, him aod-THsWa aTT^y. .Innn trll« Flnrney ot her love for lion untl Ivarnn «hht he* loveii I'nt, Next dar llnreer mml I'nt nrc m:irr!ed nDd anil on th<.ir Imneyraonv. Jnnn. vrbo doe* Hot know the rcnson <or lloli'a Jea!- niM rnAc, ifnll* frr him 1o return. KOW UU OX WITH TIIK STOIIV CHAPTER XXXIU \.TORB than once Joan moved •"•*- toward the table wlicro the toleplione stood. H r.eld a strange fascination for her. Presently the telephone would ria£ nnd fihc would hear Dob's voice f I'm sorry." Or perhaps it woulil bo merely "Joan, I'm coming for you. Ee ready, will you?" Tliero wore never nny evasions with Bob. Ho scorned them. He would not say "Joan, may I come over?" when he know that she was waiting for him. She glanced down at Iicr wrtsl leu sfcetchily, watch. Kight o'clock, lie wns own roaianco just finishing dinner. There might be guests. She mustn't be so nervous, or impatient. She must wait! The telephone rang and flic ran to an&\vcr it breathlessly. But it was only a reporter Irom a morning newspaper asking about Pal and Ilarney and ab ut their marriage. Joan heard her voice, hard with disappointment, answortiis, "Jtut there aren't any more facts. It's all been in the papers already." She was trembling when Elie put down '.ho telephone. At S:30 Mrs. Blako suggested that tbcy go out to a movie. Sbe spoke cr.sualls', as though happiness were not trembling in the balance for Joan. All the king's horses could not have moved JoaNi trom •.' « vicinity of lhat tclephoao. At nine o'clock the living room which had worn such a cay, ox- pedant air oroopcd forlornly, like a woman deserted by her lover. Joan could not bear Ibe thought tha silence suggested, lioh must be comlngl $ler heart pounded nt the thought. Of coufse he would come. She cotildu't doubt that ho loved her, remembering the light in hb eyes, remembering his ttormy response to her whisper, "Vou found me!" I home the ring of a telephone was i | shattering the stillness. A voice answered and she heard her own voice speaking. Then, "Mr. Robert Westou has left New York." A dreadful pause. "How long will he bo away?" "I couldn't say. miss. He has gone on a yacht cruise." "A yacht cruise!" Joan stared at the telephone, not seeing il clearly. Alter a while she went nlo her bedroom, closed the door and began, mechanically, to undress. In bed she pressed her face against the pillow. Fighting hard against Hie sobs thai clutched ot lier throat, smothering them In her pillow. After a while, she gave herself over to her desolation, crying deeply, passionately, allowing the bitter tears lo come unheeded. Bob was not coming. Not ever! He had gone on a yacht cruise. Perhaps at that very moment he was dancing on a brightly lighted ship deck with D-.r'-ara Courtney. '"TWO amazing tilings hail liap- pencil iu the Waring home. A long letter had. conio from Joan, telling all about Pat's marriage to Barney. And an hour later a telegram was delivered which read, "Arrive tonight. Meet me. Love. Joan." Mrs. Waring was reaily to accept Joan's explanation about the romantic triangle. Joan had writ- leu sketchily, briefly about her j Itarncy. The ' whole affair had lacked reality] nud dcflnitencss. Now all that was clianged. .Mrs. Waring was glad lo think ot her little Pat safely, happily married! 1'at hail "done well," wonderfully \vcll according to Joan's descriptions. Barney lilake was a successful young >uslncs3 man, atlraclive and well- cducaled. Mrs. Wariug's eyes were sut- used with tenderness and pride. Hut what about Joan? Joan was coming home after making such a success with her singing. 1'at bad written all about that. Pat had said that Joan was a sensation, that everyone was talking about Stella, a little aw by Mr?. YVaritifi's tnlcs or Jor.irstrluTr.iius, iatl undertaken lo show the lull extent of her cntinnry inlent In lunor of "Miss Joan." Stella had done the marketing ind ihe chtpkon Mrs. Waring-had en ot had miraculo>"ly Become turkey. There were to be five vegetables, a salad, bone- made ice cream, ar^ —as a final triumph—a huge u..tte cake. As Stella enmncratca all -J^* 1 ? Mrs. Wnring gasped, nut ?he was pleased to have Stella enter Into (he spirit of the occasion. 'They don't have real food In New-York restaurants." Stella said, "-TWt child's litiDsry. 1 * . r; Sue added, ".Mis' Waring. I was rc<.dins the cards totfay. The flrsl thins I turned up two cards* -j- queen of clnhs—that's the lighthearted young man who was here for dinner one night." ]\T R S. WARING smiled, bat -^'-*- shook her head. Stella meant Robert Wc-slon. Mrs. Waf- ius had tiot ihought of him for a Join while. Hob had passed completely from the picture. Joan must h.7V2 forgotten him a long time refore. "It's traiti lime, Benny," Mrs. Waring called. "I'm ready." ilcnny put his head In Ibe door, his unruly hair smoothed down by extra brushing. His mother smiled at him. She was eager to sec Joan when her eyes fell upon Benny, looking •• much stronger. It would malM I Joan so happy to see Ueunj wait- ug lov.ard her with his shoulders !.'. ills face tanned from being out of doors. They found Bill and Sara nt the station, waiting for them. "You'll never suess who just passed by. 1 '' Sara said. "Dick Thornton alirt his bride! They were married this afternoon and are leaving on a two weeks' honeymoon." "Dick married!" Mrs. Waring exclaimed. "Yes. I told him Jo5n was coming in on the New York train and he said to Rive her bis regflrds. Tho girl be married Is a culc llt- her voice. Mrs. Waring was sure ncoulo in Memphis should know wltat wonderful things Joan had doue. Siie really felt lhat a civic reception committee with tho mayor tlic key to the city, be toe much for her ircscntins would not daughter. In Hie \Variug home there was a Imsllc ot excited preparations. The embroidered bedspread which had been made when Mrs. Waring's eyes were younger and had been used only for very special occasions was brought trom the scented depths ot an old-tasiiloned cedar chest, room was Tue floor, ot Joan's C!itr:1 slline A FTER a while Joan made a decision bravely. Sbe would telephone Bob. Too much unhap- jylnesa had come about through pride and conventionality. She would say "Bob. plcaso come. 1 can't bear It If yon rton't." He would come then and thej would talk over everytblng. All Ihc foolish Utlle things ot which estrangement hart beea built woufrt topple HK« a house of cards. She found tbn number ami dlal-^ :'fc Somewhere in tbat big with the oiled mop and the garden was shorn ot most of the late summer blooms. A blue vase which Joan prized was filled with blossoms and placed on the taolenear the window. A mild, sweet wind stirred rOffled curtains. At last, Mrs. Waring stepped back, surveying tbe bedroom. "H looks sweet enough for anybody," she decided, satisfied. Downstairs sne found Stella, busy at c»ko-maVing, perspiration standing out on her good-natured. plled. "No tic thing bin really not In Joan's ClRSS." Mrs. Waring was silent. Dick Thornton had been EO constant, BO ilevotcd to Joan for years. Some- h3>v the bad counted on a renewal ot that romance row lh»t Joan was coming home. Disappointment clonccd for a moment her excitement over her daughter's home-coming. "Joan's been foolish," Sar* was saying complacently, "Men don't hang on without encourise- mcnt while slrls rla» »round and, have careers. There's «lwayg some other girl waiting u grab a good catch like Dick." '"Joan probably wouldn't k«TC looked at him," Mrs, W&rinf Mid, But her spirits were rtamtwmed. Dick was one ot the town'e aim promising young doctors. ', "Wfll, if Joan doesn't look brt she'll be an old maid," Bat* Ve- girl as pretty »s .36vi would ever be an old maid," ay spoke up witb Eplrlt. ' . ' The laugh that followed brfljte a tension. And then t6e# heard the train coming. Tacy.ww Joan walking toward loosing brown fice. in t'ae n'.t. A ^ptcy aroma WHS 1 ins thinner, loo ' <To 3c very smart IB ber blue inlt Uwk- Ar.l tired.

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