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', FEBftttARY 10, 1937 ~ , (ARK,)' COURIER NEWS Giles Irreparable 'Damage Indicted by Unchecked Erosion Hy OlFFOHl) I'lNCIIOT (Copyright, 1037, The Washington A flood Is like an epidemic. The I time to stop It Is before It bsgins. I Until no* 1 , however, we have I been, so lo speak, providing hos- I pltals to take care of the victims Instead of establishing quarantines to keep out the dLsease. We have been building engineering works to take eare of the floods nfter they occur and have done practically I nothing to prevent the Hoods from I occurring or to reduce their height I nnd destructlveness when they do I take placn. j Uveej and other engineering I works on the lower rivers arc ab- MOlutely necessary, Just as hospitals 1-in-e necessary. But a million flood I sufferers know today that such en 1 glneerlng works are not enough.' We are like a man trying to work I with only one arm. The arm we I lia'vc not used Is flood quarantine I at the headwaters. It will take both I arms to do this job, and hard work at that. American Floods Increasingly Worse. The history of floods In America I Is proof positive that they arc gel- I ting w'prse and worse. They arc | worse not only because tiiey are , higher, but because there are more |\TEW people to suffer and more pro|>erty Li sjr =WRETU,Y SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON = Jesus the Good Shepherd li (\ rnulloiml llnlfni-in Kuniiay | S'diooj l.r.sson for Ki'b. U. Text: John 10:1-10 f • • BY WM. K. OIl.ttOY, I). 1>. Editor of Advance Coining In Die month of February, tills Ic.sson on Jesus, the good shepherd, has an apprpiii'iule- ness thai was not In Die minds ef the compilers of the li'.sson.s ot the lime they were planned. •nils is Die fact that the cen- tiMiary of the birlli of the (jront evangelist. Dwlght I.. Moody, is being celebrated throughoiil Ihe worid. Moody was born on Fi'b. 5. 1831. Associated with him In his evangelistic work was Sankey, the singer; find the sonx or liyina that was mosl typical of Moody'.s evaiiEelLsin was the beautiful "The Nlnety-nnd-Nine." l:as- ed on the Parable of the 1ml Sheep. In our lesson the aspect of the shepherd is somewhat different, but It ts (he same .essential- fact that-Is emphasized; namely, the shepherd's care for his sheep, and his willingness lo lay <lov;n cvea libs life. If necessary, lo defend and care for them. lo Himself as tho "door" are not i-aslly understood, but the cmpha- sis that ' Jesus puts . uixin the character of the shepherd, his FACE THREH iamb o» his imn. while, his stnll • •- — . or crook symbolli'.c.s his proti'd- Tlie references (lint Jesns makes Ing care for the older sheep has —--•-" -•• "•- •••' - been elishrliml In art. Hut Ihero care for Ills love Ills own, his and Ills p.illence ing Die fold, or one side, Irnvlhy unnilr.lnkaliln. * • * We' arc told that Ihe figure of llifi .shepherd as the "door" Is lakfi) from Die slieepfold of the East, lo which (here is a very narrow entrance. The shepherd stands In that entrance, dos- lie stands to , n opening for the slice)) to come In or y.o out. So It li that Jesus Is the "duor." He .syinbollzes Hie protection ot the 'Sheep, and the exclusion from Ihe fold of all that Is dangerous and harmful. The character of Die good shepherd Is contrasted with that of the hireling, (he man who has no sense of responsibility or of .devotion. The figure of the good shepherd,- as lie tenderly cantos the And I suppose there .j will be floods. Just as there j always were and always will be I accidents and disease. But floods, u.L.^.Hi^.mu unu ytatuoc. Dill- IKMX1S L j • • • i ---„--like acciden'ts and' diseases, can be' ,. eyon l Manlla to Macao and controlted and rediiced And the g gl 1>hls night is sched time to do It is not after they hap- uled ' for March 24 ' w « ath « P«r- pen but before they begin milting. . • Before we began to ravage our . .^T ralcs also have . been ^fnrnl i./icrtii^/mt- „..„.. t~ n i tablished. These are: I natural resources, even in flood j time .the streams ran fairly clear. J The soil was protected and kept I ]>orous and absorbent by the forests 1 and the prairie sod! To all intents I and purposes there was no bare ground at all, and so the enormous inass of soil and sand, now earned I by our rivers in flood, remained 1 where nature - put it, 'Since then we have cut and burned and cleared and plowed so unwisely that we have laid our soil Jopen to. the little fingers of the Vain, which for years have been away the picking up and richness of "oiir 'land. And.nol only'-BMTylrig'lt'-o'ir tfoin Mynere'.we.-ijccd-it, but making, of H a.deadly .weapon 19.destroy the safety, wealth.--and, happiness of oil I people.. . ,-•'•'-. • Billion Tons of Soil Washed 1 Away Annually .Every ton of earth.that is washed into the tributaries of a river in flood Increases by just'so much the | ers carry to the sea, a- billion teas or soil or -more—eight tons 'elicit \ y ty, . for - evc r>'-""»n. woman, and | child lii America. • These billion tons become file, tjnd chisels . and battering ram driven by the power of the stream Nobody knows-how much they add I to the height or the damage of the -But we do know that they cut away the land, fill-great dams with j s It and make them useless, cove I rich bottoms with'barren sand, rats. 1 the level of river beds and so in I crease the" peaks of floods aiid must I be. dredged out of our rivers and [harbors at the cost'of millions ev- ?ry .year. And In every flooded Douse along the Ohio and the Mts- jslsslppi the waters will leave I layer of mud that is a part of t I stolen wealth of eroded fields 1 Do you want to assure yourself as to how far erosion" has gone already? Then cross the continent > air iu daylight, as I did recent.^.land you will see, as r did the picture of a great nation not merely suffering from the results or n long train of neglect and disaster, out In danger of disasters vastly greater, just because , It has been ahead thl " k CVCn a littlc waj ' .will see for yourself, if you eye, how little wa r e eter s f. elevat[on s in uncount ted . emaln the fer- r ''°"' — "win untr LnP fpr has been carried to the Si ate Flo system since the time when the In_.• -— ^»-~ l;ill (l Waterways Commission point- lie nood damage, vast ns It may cd ° M th " only sure method of , Ls not . ' ay from Flood Not the Greater Loss , ns ma Ls not the only loss, nor eve «!e £TS' The OSS Of fcr arid TrLJ ' and fenne' loss of all, and the most >»nt. For this soil on very life depends can Placed for gSatiov, r hundredfof genera omcs can b« rebuilt inri vi , c ^ again es wi " .P«>f. T. c. dwmbcrlln estimated 5 '" 1 ^' 16 average t!mc '«• v,. Cproducc onc f001 - °f the r hftve Wa5lcd so freely. Alam told > something Mkc- B . Uv I. S. Kloill 'HONGKONU \MANILA WAKEJ5 « GUAM IS. HAWAII 20 similar and 50-cent stamps, to the 2i place * on sale at xz Philatelic D. C. These are de- e in connection xvith new airmail rales across the'Pa-. :ific, beginning with the first flight tablished. These are: U. S. to Hawaii^ 20 cents; to Guam, 40 cents; to Manila, 50 cents; to Hong .Kong-Macao, 70 cents. Hawaii to U. S., 20 'cents; to Guam, 20 cents; to Manila, 30 cents; lo Hong Kong : Macao, 50 cents. , Guam to y. S., 40 cents; to Hawaii, 20 cents; to Manila, 10 cents; to Hong Kong-Macao, 30 cents. worse by plowing uphill and down- lilll, and so providing channels to carry off'the .soil. Instead we must plow In level lines around the slope, as they have learned to do In the South. We need to return many acres In soil-conserving and soil-protect- ing'crops. We need to prevent over- granlng. We need terraces in places, and planning for soil protection on bare .slopes. We need many little dams to hold back the ,waters of little streams. We must control and repair erosion that Is already under way. And we need, of course, not only these and other related measures at the headwaters, but'also the .continuance and improvement of levees r and other engineering works lower down. We ought to do the one and stop leaving the other undone. I repeat that we know what needs to be done. All that remains undetermined is the mechanics of how lo get it done. Just'how the cost and the responsibility shall be divided between tlie Slates ami the Nation is still to be decided. Are we going to'let that stop as? What then ate we .actually going to do about it? The present flood has put us on notice. Are we'going once more to forget about the little walers when this gigantic calamity Rates from Manila and the Chi- are gone, we too must go." nese ports depend on the decisions of the Philippine and British post^l authorities. These will be announced. Utter. Meantime, prepare your U.S.' coversfor the various stops both,, ways,', get the stamps from Washington and-hold them ready for-further details on han- clling these' covers. The Post Office - Department will" announce these later. '." . - '. -'• •' ' •'. Since there rnay .be some ditfl- culty in handling covers at Manila "arid in" China, it is believed,.that :Mints,. btlt an '. adcHtiorial .chafje may be made.'.'. '..'. !•'.-.."...'.'• ' 'The' riew'slamps'are exactly. like (Cquyrlehl, 1837.' NBA Service.-lot) uplands lose and the lowlands'lose. The. whole nation loses, .what made the wealth of .field and fqres'l ; soils higher up turns into .destruction lower down. There is no.good'in; it for any man, from the.'mountains to the sea. Everybody .loses when the floods are out. why this double-acting calamity should go on. We have long known what was needed to stop it. Thirty years ago the Inland Waterways Commission painted this .same picture, pointed out that every" river Is A unit frohi its source lo Us mouth and must be treated assHcli, and urged headwater as well a.s lower-stream control. But the engineers denied the effect of forest and sod on tlie runoff of streams, denied the need to quarantine the floods at the headwaters, anS went right on building hospitals—levees and spillways to confine the floods after' they came. You know the result. The fact is that' hospitals and „ -,-, .._., t ^a- quarantines both are required. The washed the better soil P re ^enl flood has certainly shown Is -soinelhinu evi-n deeper Hum that symbolism. It Is lluv willingness of Ihe »hi!|)hpi't his own that Jesus illd for Immimlly. Tlie reference io sheoii that nre liot- of His, particular I- Id Is somewhat obscure, like the. earlier portion of the jinrable; mil the one thing that is clear and sim> l.s thai nil who me living In the. spirit of Christ belong 'to Him, Pniil said. "If any man liavo not tin; spirit ol Christ, lie Is none of his." 'Ihe converse of (hnl .statement is that U any man have the spirit of Clnlst, he does belong to the true fold, Ilcgnrd-' less of what his place or con-' neclion may be. If he 1ms attuned his life to goodness and righteousness and 'love, his place Is In the one fold where the Master l.s the door, the true shepherd of all .sincere Plea In Verse Asks River To ; (lease lls Fury OSCEOkA, Ark.—"Our Flea." nn appeal to ."Ole Man River" to flow on and cease his wild rampage, Is the name of a poem appearing in -Sunday's Issue of the Commercial Appeal, and wrillcn by Mis. Hugh M. Craig of Osceola. Mrs. Craig, a graduate of.Wnrd- Hclinont College," Nashville. Tcnn., N a member of the Ransom family, prominent in literary .and social circles of middle Tennessee. and has written several short stories and poems'thai have been published. The wife of circuit court clerk, Hugh Craig, she writes under tlie name of Julia M. Hansom Craig. 'the jxiem follows: OUR I'lEA Oh, Mississippi, in your turbulent course With . vengeful •, swiftness frightening force, IU1L\ Please i pass us by,'go on your way, Our .minds appease, our gloom ' allay. has passed into history, and so Our lives and -homes now nl stake, make sure of even greater calami- nan + '' •"*•* -'—'— .1-.- ,. ties hereafter? Are we going to'let the rivers keep on washing our ta- ture into the sen? "When pur stills Death and destruction in your wake; And while your rushing waters soar Slay in your banks, keep off our . shore. We've loved your majestic greatness in the past, Our loyally and confidence in you must last, ' '•' '•'". io have a heart, our fears assuage, ; ;, .. Flow.on.-but;cease.this wild rampage. •.-.-"-:.• • ; Loses : :Litlie :o(. Its Feed \l : - : P".V,b p e r 1 y ' ' engineering works along the . n uncounted rng wrs aong e ; now, where the land Is roll- Iower rlvcrs af c not enough, even .1 i ,i. ?ashcs hav e teen cut Ih 9 u g'' $1,000,000,000 have been ,h!5JS T ?° S; how strcol » beds s P ent »PO» ' h <™ i" "1* last few .i ilT. w h llle san d and the >' ears - Qu'le probably the damage ' nood will be as noo(1 control. ' Concern.^ s Wllat Musl ** n" 1 " The ™ ls "° m >' st « r >' abollt is - rc( < uired - We nccd to sl °P derastatlon at 'he headwaters, and ° llr for "'^ we nulst conlro1 lne nnd tlle fires ' We " CC(I to ! S replant or prolcct tlle n8tural re ' 8rowlh °" lands M ** suited to lll « «'»n th e KENNETT, Mp.-r-'Com- soaked b5' -flood- waters'- is approxlrnatiiy as -valuable 'for iirjmediate • feeding pin-poses" as it 'ever -was, accorcllng to :B. ..W.: nafris'dn.'assislahi.'coun- ty ingeiit. of.-Dunkllh :county. :':-.' Duo .to'.the :low .-temperature iof the water, and:the air at .this season cf: the'year,; water:soak'ed corn will -perhaps .<retain: m'ost of- its feeding - value: for tsix'Peeks' :6r longer- .whether .in : water: or; out 'without •_ any iparticular attention to,drying. If shelled and artificially dried any time within the next m weeks. It should stay in-good condition about as- long ns ordinary com. However, the longer it slays in water or the longer it is out without proper drying, • the greater/will be the loss in feeding value. - Many owners of this type corn should be able to realize most ol the value of this corn if it Is fed to livestock between now nnd late spring or sold to those needing feed., Probably more caution should be used in feeding this corn to horses and miles than to either cuttle or hogs. Some of the Important things to consider in realizing the maximum value of this damaged corn are: '. , ' l.'The fact that it Is water soaked does not materially effect its feeding' value if fed or dried reasonably soon. ' ; 2. Water soaked com can be shelled In certain types of shell- ers provided It does not remain In the water too long. 3. .When sound, except for. being water-soaked, it'will have a market-value for .fed approaching that of ordinaiy corn if properly and promptly dried. 4. Tills water' soaked com will lose feeding value faster in warm weather than cooler weather if it Is not dried. 5. This damaged corn can be utilized best for feeding to hog and cattle with less danger than work stock. ; BlACK-DRAUGHT A Good Laxative YOUNG WOMANHOOD Slid wbit Mr,. B .,,c... : "My dlnglinr, fe™ S'P{, ">'.". iVrt Favoritt 1'rcscriplioh n « tonic audit lurtly hu 1 "? 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