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PAGE FOUR BLYTHEVa>LB, (ARK.)] COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COUR1EB NEWS ,T«tt dOTOlBl fcEWS CO, B. W. HAiNK, PubUAcr Able Nation*! Advertising R*presentaUves: IfUnsM Dallies, Inc., New YorK, Chicago, Detroit, St. Wuls, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. puUlshed Erery Afternoon Except Sunday^ Entered &s second class mate? at (lie post Office at Blylhevllle ArXansas, under acl or Congress, October 9. 1917, • : Served by • the ynlUidPress ~ "~ SUBSCRIPTION RATES ~ !. By carrier in UiejC^y of Blythevllle, W pe* week, or 65c per month. By irmll, within a radius of 60 miles, $3.00 per year, »1 50 for sK months, 15c for three montns, by mall In postal zones two Id six. l'«l" 6 ' v °; $650 per yenf, In zone.? seven arid tight ,?iuuu per year, payable In advance. What Service To Whom A cuiioufe proposal is being made. II is that Americans contribute lo i\ Kwlyard Kipling Memorial Fund, which, when it reaches §1,000,000, will erect a statue to Kipling in England, e'ndow a library at an English university, and provide certain traveling fellowships to young men "of the English speaking world.." All this is to be as a memorial to Kipling "ami his service to ; the English-speaking peoples." Now Americans who have read and loved the Jungle Tales, mid Kim, and the Light Tlmt Failed, might forget Kipling's freely-expressed contempt for Americans in a -generous wish to honor Kipling, the au'thor. But to honor Kipling's "service to the English-speaking peoples" is another matter. Before Americans honor any such services of Kipling U> the English- speaking peoples who happen to live in North America, it would he an idea to have somebody, tell jusi what they were. ' Besides, Kipling birnseif denied that, Americans speak a language that was more than barely recognizable^ to him as English. Driving Out Tuberculosis Seventy thousand persons tlio in Ihc United States each year front tuberculosis, although the number is. du- creasing laigcly ^hroijg^.lhc njtnv.is of the National TiiberGfilosi^i AsjsociKtlo'u. The association's'"jtiiiitia'l Early: : D'i- agnosis Campaign will be concluded this year m April, the llth stich campaign in the United States. The drives are 1 started for the purpose of. uncovering new and unrealized eases of tuberculosis, and to encourage treatment of tasea already known. By bringing the disease forcibly to the attention of the nation, the asso- c'iatiori has dorfe much to prevent infectious spread, to place sufferers where -they may be cared for, and to. uncover incipient cases before they are actually iiito the illness state. All the association asks is thai if ypii have any of the lubemilonis symptoms—-tiredness, loss of strength and weight, a pain in the chest, continual coughing—you be examined " carefully. A simple remiesl and a life saver. ' 9TJTOUHWAY it Did Happen Here |siDE 9LANCES By George Clark When the.moon turns green, when Hitler joins |ho IViiai B'rith, when Herbert Hoover starts urging a third term for Roosevelt, when the national debt is paid to the last cent, nnd when'your golden hair is turned to silver gray, llic'n you might expect to see a commercial linn 'hauled before a govern- ment'bureau for allegedly unfair trade practices, and then praise the fairness of that bureau's proceedings. Jitit it happened the other clay. A New York linn ordered by the Federal Trade Commission lo "cease and desist" from allegedly taking certfiin brokerage commissions in violation of the Hobinson-Patmah Act, took occasion to express its "high appreciation" of the fairness shown by the commission. To save time and expense, the commission had agreed to apply to this cane the testimony in another which was exactly similar. Can thi.s be a portent? Are we coming to a lime when a government commission and a business firm can deal with each other jnst as any two business firms would do? If so, the millennium must be just around the corner. CAST OF r(U,l,Y tu London out. JIIIIHV W1UTKIK1. 1), hcrg; (he YriuUre ^vhn Kttit her Ihraujcn, JJANKS, prlvultcr * il \'e*tfrdayt UJivreJcoijic in fcer reut-nnVJe's houBi> Htuce Ihf dou- Jnrallou of \vur, I'nlly ueek* (6 find Jerrjr WbllfldJI CHAPTER IV. [KRRY WHITFIELD, who had New England mother Unit he would not drink strong liquor, sat in (he Unicorn and Crown Tavern trying to drown CHARAOTliRg , hrrol ^vbeu of I'ubllcnllon In this column of editorials from other newspapers docs riot rie'ccssarlly mean endorsement but is an acknowledgment ol Interest In Ihe subjects mscussed. "After you get lo know my husband better you'll find »' luisn't the slightest idea what he's talking about." LigKt On Tlie Naval Aiv Tragedy The folly of Hllcmnling lo maintain eommcr- cfiil plane schedules In (lie face of dangerous flying conditions has been widely stressed of Idle. The death of 11 iinvnl fliers In a collision In n rainstorm ofl the California coast .suggests tlmt the same need for closer attention to the tasic rules of aeronautic safety exists in the U. S., Nnvy Air Corps. Machinist's Mate Ktiy, one of (lie three survivors, lias vividly described Ihc conditions surrounding the tragedy: Tfoe planes ttbe full strength »t tlie scouting forces AVSIK involved In the .maneuvers) wore flying in formation through n (lenKC rain squall. There was no visibility, ami we were', nil hurtling through the sky between , 3000 and 5000 feet above the surface. Plane ' 11-1*^1 nosed Into Hie "(all .surface ol Hie ' il-P-4, our ship, ftnd caught tire immediately. Our iilano Went Into a spin. The orlgiiml dispalclics sj>okc of n "sudden rain sqnnll." The extent' to which the olTiccrs in t'lnu'gc nitiy have bceii negligent iu con- linulng the ninneuvers rlepcii'tts, of courBC, ujiou just how sudden nnd unpredictable Uic squall WHS: Obviously, nillltnry fliers nmsl be trained lo operate under nil conditions which they iniRht be called upon lo meet In actual bnttlc; bill even In present-clay warfare, planes arc often grounded because of low visibility. "Out of this regrettable and cosily accident,'' says Hear Admiral Dlakcly, "ive may itrricc at a new safety feature which will make it impossible for such a tragedy to occur again." We trust Ibal the hovie he expresses will be realized. x —St. Louis Posl-Dbpalch. THIS CURIOUS WORLD ^ William Ferguson SNIPE-BILLED A WEIRD FiSH THAT LIVES A Fi ow THE OCEAN'S . SURFACE.. COPfl. IMa B* JJEA EEHV1CE. INC.. PENDS F/VE YEARS \f^i TH± LAK.(/AL. AND GROWS .TO XX LENGTH OP IN&-iE!S? os> /VKDUNT WASHlNGTtJN, NEW HAMPSHIRE, A 2SI-MlL£-AN-MOOR.WIND WAS RE 19^4 his troubles in a mug of ale. Those (roubles were as follows: he was caught on Ihe wrong side of the Atlantic when America was going and lie had seen for a moment and lost again in the fog tall brown-haired Yankee girl who had appealed to him with fright in her eyes. He looltcd up (o ^see old diet Wheeler beckoning 10 him furtively from the doorway ot the inn. He sot up and followed Chet outside. "Get your clothes together in a Intro 1 , lad!" the old .sailor whispered hoarsely. "We're going to Dover by coach. Down at the wharves I scraped accjuainlancc with a Scotch smuggler, halt French, lliat says he'll lake us 'across the Channel. He's fiol a fishing craft called the Sea Serpent thai works out of a cove between Dover and Deal and he puts in at a fishing iov.-n near Calais. He calls himself John McGean or Jean Cliltc, accordin' to where he's standin'. 1 "Well, flow—" Jerry demurred. |T was (hen thai Ihe girl came toward them. She was walking rapidly and her eyes were fixed on the sign of the Unicorn and Crown. In her arms she carried a little mongrel dog. Jerry went toward her, and when she saw him she slopped ir her tracks. Her face lighted in •: way lo quicken his pulse. "Oil!' she said. "It's you'. I can't tei yoii how glad I am!" "You mean you were looking foi me?" ''Yes. I had to find you again I'm Polly Chcbey from Conncctcu and ''vc just run away from ok Mr. Dart's house in Hempill Strcc because he haies Americans. He" my great-uncle, but he docsn claim me. ... Do ynu'remcmbe seeing me this morning? "Yes! r looked for you after yo ran away, but not a Irace. M name's -Jerry Whilfield—" "I Itfiow. I heard him call yo that." She inclined her head to elaborate pretense of studying the sky. Jerry asked, "Are yo'U tlie daughter lo Trepid Chelsey who iost the bVig Proud Lyrhe oft Nantucket a few years back?" "Yes. That's my father." "Then you're my cousin, Polly Chclseyi—For distant, i incan," Jerry added hastily while his eyes paid ardent homage. "My mother's got Chelsey blood. We live in Massachusetts, Newfouryporl." Chel Wheeler cleared his throat, and Jerry made the introductions, after wliicli old Chet said pointedly: "We're just leaving London, Miss. Jerry and me. We're taking coach for Dover." "Oh-h-h," said Polly in a small forlorn voice. "Can she go with us?" Jerry asked Chet. "No! I had lo light for two passages as it was. Get lo France yourself, lad. Then send for her.' fight. I'll take care of. you] Polly, and get you home to yduJ father i£ it's the last (hlrig 1 eve] * * * knov realized T Jerry looked Vheelcr. "I'll hard at diet not leave her randod here," he said. The two eamen understood each other as •ell as if they had argued for ours. Jerry Whitlield would slay n, knowing that every hour that assed must make more precarious lie life of an American sailor in .ondon. They shook hands and •mrtcd, old Chet looking as sour as t pickled in brine. t t t TERRY look Polly into the tavern where he was able to engage a mall room overlooking the stable ard. He explained to the inn keeper, Mr. Toby: "I will use that com. My cousin here, Miss Polly Ihelsey,- take my former pOLLY said, "You'll never -*- how I felt when I realiz walked iip to a perieclly strahg young mail ahd pUt rriy hand o: liis sleeve ahd spoken to him!" Jerry said in return, "Arid you"l never know how 1 felt when ' found you were gone!" There was a stilted silciic, which Polly hastened lo break b calling Nuisance.lo her and toil ing the story ot his life, so Si she knew It, (o her distant "n from Massachusetts. ''Don't , think he's got points?" she wantei] 10 know. ','None that I can see," Jerry ap svve'rcd. "But I reckon he'd di for you if lie was put lo it.—Poll; do you (liink a man could fall i love Just like falling off a clif without working up to it?" "I think," replied Polly,- slrivin to be sensible and clear headei "that we're apt to do thai sort < .hing when we're far away froi home, and lost like. I'll try I •emember that, and Ml thank yo to do the same.—Do you think \\ ought to hold hands like this, ic no reason at all?" "Yes," Jerry Whiliield said hQ: kily. "Yes." At that moment a street mils clan struck Up a (uric on a flu't very sweet. Polly rah to the cai< men! window arid threw it wic while she leaned perilously ot Jerry crossed the room and sto'c beside her. DSrkness had fallen. It.was'et Send up fresh linen and •iavc the room cleaned for her. Ve'll have our supper there for irivacy, if you can serve us. Miss ihelsey has a little dog with her He'll want bones." Soon they were together in the' nil room thai bad been Jerry's. Polly was helping the porter lay out the supper. Polly was impressed: "Have you learned all this from the English?" she wanted (o know. "I ought to have on my low-neck muslin dress and my dancing slippers, ready to step off a minuet!" 'You ought to be just flic way you are,'' Jerry answered. Somehow the words carried the meaning he wanted to convey. He was an inartictflate New Enfjlandor, in love for the first time in his 25 years of eager living, and he was a little dizzy from it. "Tell me about old Mr. Dart now," lie suggested. Polly told him, and he listened thoughtfully. After that lie told her about himself,- and ho.w he had become stranded in Lon'doni "We are bolb in some danger here," he ward Wheeler who was making said simply, "but lliings will be chanting to Polly. Outside we the noises of London—the souhc of a strange hostile city settling rest, and Ihe sweet minor notes 1 the flute that seemed te pi love iiiid danger. Within candle light and a (able r set fi two,-and Jerry's arm around lie For he had iiut it there, and. si had let it stay . . /And when si turned from tlie wihdqw il w; inevitable that siie should find In face near 16 his, anji his arm y closer around her. Her arm cre'i around his neck, and when 1 kissed her, she answered {he ki shyly, experimentally . . . Presently she drew away fro him and whispered, "What rriuj you think of me, Jerry Wnilfieid! ; l She put her hands against fit'l burning cheeks,- looking at him'J'l wide-eyed consternation. "l'\. seen you only twice. Both tim<:j I've thrown myself at you. Ar now I've let you kiss me in tavern room, like a wanton." "Husli, Polly!" he said, hdldii her to hint. ''I can't hear it if yq belittle yourself. Will you i' me tomorrow'. " ' (To Be Continued^ Give enterprise a chnncc and I will give you the guarantee of a happy and prosperous America.—U. S. Senstor Josinh Bailey, Norlh Carolina. Agriculture and labor will never be willing lo pay (oil past (he oislle of the hiron on the hill.-Secretary Wallace. By Williams ON April 12, 1034, a weather station on Mount Washington officially recorded a wind vclocily of 231 miles per hour . . . highest on record anywhere. U is estimated that Ihe wind velocity inside a tornado is aboiil 500 miles per hour. MEXT: The bnl!cr/]y of ill omen. oc or •E. M. •»». O. •. pat OO. Keiser News The executive council of the ['. T. A. met in the home economics building Thursday afternoon lo outline plans ami business for the regular mcclinj next Wednesday. It was reported .that nil lint n few of the Reiser alhletci had :;to:/:l Iheir physical examination and that those would be required to before they enter the county tournament. It- was decided to move the shrubbery from around the driveway in front, of the sshool building since it constitutes a traffic hazard. The eleventh grade under the direction of Mr., James Wesicrfiekl presented a play in the school auditorium, "The Sultan's Daughters." Members ol the cast were Orn Louise Anderson. Mary Fiiyc Howerton. Mary Robertson. Oddist Mur- Even Cleanliness ' j.sn'l. Absolute \^ *W''., / HOWS rT S / FINE ~-FINE — \T'S V _- ''If,' < COMIN',PA? ) [ JUST A LITTLE ^ _. ^ IjlliV— • ^ \ COLP THIS MORMlW, il^lllllprJ^f'pOOOVi-TH 1 "^-v =p^~ :—--^'J DIRTY BLANkETV ) _ gSpf.^:. •% 6LAMK!! oo- i/ IM AN ^%J —t-l] sfyarfr js^'tii, r> _ _ - ^s-f ' .-—"- • }i.. - _ BORN TMiejV VEAR5 ~TOO SOON : ''"S% (No. H3) ! BY I)K; MORRIS HMIHKIN' Kditor. Jonrn»l of thr America!* M c d \ c a t Association. ;md of llygcia, the Health Magazine' Many older people can remember the time when milk «'a:< delivered by the farmer himscli in a large can from which he pouml Ihe daily milk supply into a bucket ihnl was left iU the kitchen door in those days milk often was viMWy dirty, and was not even strained to remove such matter. Even visibly dirty milk may be safer Uian other milk dial looks cleaner, because the lalicr may con- lain germs which arc invisible. Certain outbreaks ol disease in both Europe and the United S'ntcs have been traced lo milk produced under exceptionally clean conditions. The germs responsible (or dangerous milk may come Irom (he diseased udder of the co\v. from the hands of people uho hnrdle tiie milk, or from the water supply. • a » There Is no question but Genus in Milk luulcr clean conditions usually arc nut harmful. two tallies of bridge at the home of her mother, Mrs. H. P. Dunavant. Tuesday. Two outside guests. Mrs. Waller Kellner and Mrs. Maurice I. illlc 'were present. High score prize was won 03' Mrs. J. P. Polk anil guest prize by Mrs. Kcltner. The Entrc Nous Bridge club met in Ihe home of Mrs. Lee William? Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Edwin Bruce won high score prize. Louise Moore, a graduate of Kci- -scr high school and also of the Joncsboro School of Beauty Culliirc, is associate! with Ihe Taylor Beauty parlor, Miss Robbie Ciowan aiul Miss Mildred Swafi attended botli operas in Memphis Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Roberts of New York visited his sisters. Mrs. R. H. Robinson and "Mrs. C. H- Mays. Mr. and Mrs. Roberts are on nn extended tour of Die south. rsc« Sf Veto 1 ^or! Charles Thomas Montgomery and ><re visiting in Keiser over the week Edward O'Bricn. , ; CI1{1 Mus. O. W. Chillis culcrUiucd • Mr. and Mrs. John Sullivan au'.l I family have moved inlo the hoi! recently vacale;| by Mr. aiirl M; Wall. Mr. and -Mrs. Wall b'a moved to the home of Mr. a'i Mrs. W. M. Polk. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lee moved to Iheir farm near Lepah Japanese and Chinese prov; more colonists in the tropics th do white men. The saying is tl (lie white man expect!, to go h<i> before he dies, while the Chif man doesn't expect to go hoi until he dies. 'Announcements Merrill Polk and Walter Keiluer The Courier News has been thorized to make formal annouri meiil of the following Candida for public office, subject to . Democratic primary August/ X, For County Treasure^ ™ R. L. (BILLY) GAlfoES For Sheriff and Collector . HALE JACKSON ' Comity Court Clerk T. W. POTTER OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoop To produce a milk that is as i-lrai as twssiWe. all the utensils involved must bo sterilized by boiliu? by .steaming, or by Hie use of chemicals. For chemical sterilization various compounds of chlorine nro ordinarily used. The objection lo chlorine is that some of it may be left in Ihc can. An excess of chlorine will give a bad lastc to the mitt, and will destroy such vitamin C as may be present. To prevent the growth ot germs in the milk, it | must be rapidly cooled .inri kept ' cool during ils transportation from the cow (o the consumer. In such countries as and Sweden nearly all milk is still distributed in large containers and sold tao«- cither in the shop or on the street. Such distribution of milk is dangerous, since ccnlamlna- licn occm-s when It Is transferred i from lar?c vessels lo smaller ones. „. . . . , ' ha U'"lcr ,<uch circumstances. 11 is not ntlk today is much clrancr than ossiw , (o idc 5 , crl!c containers. I used lo be. Partly because of UOOSP milk cau be sold at. a, lower Tooiclft t fr\n <-i)ir4 ivi i He .1.- ,. ..n-i.14 nf , . _ ... , . L 'l.. .1;, z-7 legislation and partly'as a result of education, miik is now produced niider" much cleaner conditions than formerly. Yet even wifli Mich cleanliness there is great danger of contamination with dangerous germs. In the first place, even if the milk is taken from the inkier of a cow untouched by human bands, it may still contain a considerable number of fcermx Te prevent them from reaching the comumcr. therefore, thr germs must be de.slroyert within the milk itself. Fortunately, the germs ordinarily present in milk produced price limn bottled milk but ils dis- advantases are so great that health aiillim-ities throughout the world recommend bottled milk. It Is taken for pranted. of course, that the bottles themselves are clean and sterile during bottling. liai.'lisi. CoiigiTiational. Uulclv Reformed. Episcopal. Friends. I.u- thmn. Ntelhorlist, prcsbylcri.in. nnd Roman Catholic were the principal iciigious dcnomlnat'.=i)s in America about the time of the Revolution. j. EdAr?, LADS'/ war OMLY !^ THIS IM\teWTIOKI A STUPEWPO'JS COMT^IBUTIOM TO SCIENCE, BUT A BOOM . TO EVERY WIFE WHOSE MATE'S MIGHTLY SQUAMUEK HER HOURS OP BY SIMPLY WOSE WITH THIS SWORE-SILEMCEP?, UO RAUCOUS GURGLE CAM ESCAPE TO PiSTURB A BED-MATe'S HOURS OP A SWORE-TRAP, •EH ? WELL, IT'S A A BEAUTIF1ER/ BV VDUK CRIMSOW IkJTO THAT CAM, SCBWERY AROLJWD OF YOUR MAP IS CERTAIML.Y IMPF^OVED' 0 aar EYEBF?6W THERE/ YOU CAW SELL OME TO BVERY FAMILY AMP •SETTLE WHITE-BEARDED QUESTION WHICH OP MATES ~TH' -S

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