The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 11, 1938 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 11, 1938
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PAGE COURER NEWS 11, THE COURIER MEWS SUBSCRIPTION RATES By C*rper in the 'City c>f Btylhevillc, lEio per *cek, or 66c per month By wall, within * radius of 60 miles, *3.00 |ier year, $150 (or six months, 75o lor three months; by mail In postal zones two, to six, Inclusive, $6 SO per scar, In zones, seieii and sight ,$10.00 fft year, payable In advance. Iji Relief Rolh Gro\v /I try Smaller \p\t think that government foi iclief !•> sa«i?tliing which along about 1932 ^nd is exclusive to tli? hist tew years, lool{ p.vcr WiHC figiucs pom w led l>y tlje \Vorks PiQgtcss Adniinistiritiau. SJate 1911 the gm eminent has been paying 3 ^£ e fclwie pi (ho aid; furnished the jobless, and the destitute in the United, States As' eavly as ' lfl.20 pu^b|ic funds. MCIC p.iying more th;m three-fpmthb of the national relief Ijill. A;nJ if jou, believ<> that the cvci- mounl'n? KOYCI iimenr-il expenditure fo^ aid ^o the needy is a •.cqinjiaraUvcly iecent thuig <\w( blamiible upon economic events of the test six or seven years, theie .lie moie ligiires.. Smce ^ha( i^me 1911, ve!icf.expfii»<|i- tuies h.(ve g'«wn bteadily in the United. SU(cii }n fact, tn 10 of liic'cpiin- tij's Lugebl cities thtv increased elev- en(okl between 11U1 <\nd' 1920, desuHe th,e flourishing pi Pfciicrily during .tl\e lattei p,ut of th<4 pcvipd. Another significant portion of the WPA report, jvas the fact that with r _ each successive dep.resijipi.i, serious or slight in tlie last 20, years, rplief spending has clinibed (p a nc\y high level. And as each, su.ccecxjnig era of iiros- perity followed, the anio\iuf. of aid i?iv- en the unemployed^ and the destitute did not return to its former I'lan.P, hut remained almost static until ;\ i\pw f!c- pression c&nie along. Then oxpendi- tures were^boosted <*gajn.. . v All of wh,iclv tpntis , to •"•'prove that the problem of relief provisipns from public funds is not as new ns ni;|iiy Jiaye thought and further, that ihpr.p is comparatively little if any fhi|nce that it should ever return to private organizations again. This not mean tln\t private groups, Community Funds of ;i dozen different iiims and methods, will not continue to function in their own specialized courses. But it does mean that relief as a state and national business, so to speak, is or soon \yill be as permanent and as important a governmental function as departments pf cpm- Tnerce, agriculture, labor or state. The study of relief problems \v11| b.c included in the curriculums of uiiivcr- -, sities, some time may hold cabinet honors in the federal government, will open new careers to students of charity—in short will become a national industry all its own. OUT OUK WAY Lost world cannot Ipo^ very W Al Ciipone, whose name lias agaiii con^e into the news through reports th»k with f\ ypftv o^ [\\§ 4(c^t.nix sjc\\tejifp yet to sorvo, Jio is going insane, Kor. o.\\$ thing, there is a leyni of one year in jail, plus a $20,000 lino, which awaits Caponc in Chicago after AJC1UW" His attorneys arc trying to havp this conviction set asio^e, but even should Capone evade serving Ijiis additional lime, ho will encounter a different world when he leaves "the Hock." Prohibition, which bred l"e gangster, is gone. The strange hero worship which glorified U\c gangster is gonp. The gangster himself is gone. Cappne may emerge from his en• forced retirement to. really find him- splf as' a movie recently portrayed his prototype— the l.ast gangster. Publication In Dils column of editorials from other' newspapers dpes uol necessarily Mean endorsement but Is an acknowledgment of interest In the subjects discussed.' John T. Thp dea,lh Eiui(|ny ot Jphn '!'. Drannsni [((, yhe throttle of "Tl^e TCXRII," whefe for 60 years he ln\d piloted passengers and fellow trainmen safely to their desihmtipns. Inspires us tp say (ha( UAC criminal piwecutois of Ihc tuncl, owsl'v to i(s(i up (itid <lp something about, people who put automobiles a, railroad ixifvk an:l then let a I: rave «,n(l Kqllnni enisliiccr crash to death at his |iost ot duty,. A stupid ami thoughtless public too often thinks li\ terms of piojierty dntni\gc and money, when what It oiiRht to be ttiliifcing pf is the Efi>ori|l safety of Irnvelcrs and the specific safely ot men like John . Bnuui.qn, out there' 'on' the (ront pncl 91 7p,-mllcs : a(i-honr dcp^^nd de- slrnctip.u. lint John B.Rlumn ^yas fsi(c so \p\\g «s he oidy ha,d himself at^cl his piiBiuc and liis road- 1)C(1 to reckon with. Fifty years' Proves.' 'ijiiit. ".'. Ape! Uicn_ a cpinile of iiTesiioi^lblfs jtglj ^ji a.lfl car iicrp^s the. tracks, run olf \vi)hplit 'ifying tp lla.g (to\yn the tvaju, an<\ send an' "pld 'pngj- nccr fft his (irall^. ' ' '•••.• Every man vrtiosp vchlcl? i^ l\(t on a railroad track, when he has hafl (in^e rjcrsoijijijy tp get, out, and ivlien (heru k iip, ?yidcnc'e 'to show that lie imulc an atte.miit {p; ivfli'fl (lie engl- Wf' ffliS'll tp ; be sent t<j m-lspij— am] every vcuflcv knp,\ys tiial this Is true. '^' eye {py an eyf, and a, Ipp.lh, fp.r <\ ^qpth. Jolm P,raiij\an anil five Plhers are cleacl. Sp^netwly Is due"to pay. Right (ici'P \\\ gyn spct-ipri there hiive bccii cases .•similar to S(ind8y's tra'gfidy. A lone car across the tracks Is M\ by $n 'express. Nobody seems lo know much abfliit ('(,. jjRUJjnp is clone by ll(e criiuh\al prosecutors because-. "\m f'p Ihpn, thc,re hadiyt been a, \vrcck ami no one v>'t\s hurl. Well, yoii have your tinswc^. It's ):iespi(5((l;lp. One (nan's hs,t «nvcd l|i the air wpu|<| have slpppctl John Branrjan anrl aycrlfti 11 major railway accident. 1^ IS inexcusable. —Alex Washbuni \\\ yaps (Ark. I g(ar. I tliink (hp World's a pretty fmc place and I hope to lie arpuud about"5Q more.—Waller n. Pitkiii. author, celebrating" his' GOtli blrlh- tlnv. Onec he start.; thinking, even a congressman ran see the stupidity aiul (ujility of \vtur.— Jraneltc l^ankin, who wns the nation's livst congie.sswpnuin. By George Clark .'l'rnfyij'sur ^iqkley nc^'c^• j.»l over liis collude clays." <)!•' C'll.UMCTBtlS I'll). 1.1 (.'!! i: [. S r; V. lirrultu>i AlriLILlll'll Ilk I.UtlllUtl ^VllVU \\llf Ijri'nkK uut. .IIIIUU WIIITKrivl.l), IMTO; Ihc ^'jlllkcc %vlln Ni't'.s IKT tliroii^h. <IAHKI,li II .INKS', inlviilccr jircllj* u-omnri Ihr Ncatrcil fur . ynr? of Ihc 1'ully tljlukv or THIS CURIOUS WORLD >.ST GRAVITATI ON' AL. P(JLl_ OP THE MOU NT^I MS Ycxl?ri!ii> mill t[ii> mi cnlrr lh(^ i>lL-lLir*-, 1'olly uor Jerry tin* tlrniKtr iibcllU. Jerry, CHAPTER Vllt JERRY went inlo (he public room and sought out Mr.'U'oby, Ihe innkcopei'. "I'd like you to make out Die bill for myself and my cousin, Miss Cliclscy," he said, "We're leaving by the Dover coach in the ir\orning." "Sit down and rtvink an ale on (lie house/' Mr. Toby incited. "1 counl none loo fast." Jerry acccj)led Hie offer and sat clown at a '.able near the door, and when Mr. Toby had made ont the bill lie brought it there, accepting Jerry's money and making out a receipt. The host liacl no sooner retired than Jcjry Whit field found liirrj- selt with a companion. A large fellow with n batlcrcd face and torn car, very unpleasant to sec, came into the room from out of doors. He was wearing a hackney driver's uniform and he sat down beside Jerry without invitation. After Jerry had finished his ale the man spoke to him. "It be a pleasant evening, sir, I'm sure." "Yes," replied Jerry absently. His thoughts were with Polly above stairs. 11 was Ihcn Dial Hie bewildering thing happened. A young woman came in from the sheet and loolccd aroiiud the room uncertainly. She was Ihe woman in the blue bonnet who had waved to Jerry. She was looking for someone, 'and H surprisingly tin-nod out lo he the man at Jerry's table who was drinking grog. "Oil, there you are!" she said to the man in an imperious way. "I told yov. to wait in the hack! What do yon mean by going off and leaving your vehicle this way, to drink grog in a tavern?" "M'am?" replied the cabby thickly. Tlie young woman's face Hushed and she stamped her foot with impatience. "Haven't you any feeling of responsibility for a passenger whca you get one?" "Jerry stood up. "Can I be of some service, M'nm?" he asked. The young woman looked at him and her face hghled in a quick smile. "Oh, it's you! flow comical! How awfully comical!" "Why -is it?' 1 Jerry asked, puz- ;lcd and embarrassed. "Because 1 saw you on the street in hour agcr-a,n<l mistook you for friend of mine, <i lieutenant in His Majesty's Navy. { waved al yon as brazen us could be, ii|i(i you ,ookod surprised. Thpre was a girl witli you, such a tall pretty thing, and she was nonP too pleased, I noticed." Tho strange young woman laughed so contagiously hat Jerry joined in. Up said to her Ihen, "This man seems to have too much rum under his skin. I'd belter find you anplher chaise." She considered this for a mo- menl. "No. Wait. All my parcels lire in this fellow's hack. Couldn't we sober him up?" "We ca,n Ivy," 'Jerry replied. He went to the barmaid and asked ii?i : 'to get H mug of strong coffee from lh£ kitchen. "Noi get three cups," he !idde;j, thinking he could do very well with some cotTce himself and probably the young woman would feel tlie some way. * n 3 'THE coffee sobered the cabby A remarkably. He seemed lo remember his responsibilities as soon as he had downed it. 'Do you tliink he's all right now?" the girl asked'Jerry. 'Yes. I'll put you in the hack," Jerry said, offering her his arm. He was still thinking of Polly, and how a thing like this must never happen to her. And so it was that the young woman in the sky-tine bpnnct and the shy-blub dress that was cul square at the neck walked out of th'c Unicorn ;inij Crown Tavern on tho arm of the American seaman, Jeremiah Whitfield, whom she had been paid to dupe. Her name was Mazic Miller Cor so she had called herself on the stage) nnd lier Ipve of money frequently got the better of a natively soli heart. She had been a fairly good singer in the music hails before she married the owner of (he Sheaf of' \Vhcat Tavern that stood on the edge of town on ti'e road to Plymouth, nnd she'd not lost her looks or her fetchin ways. She was devoted to her husband, a gross handsome fellow with a grasping nature; she not only aided him by serving as barmaid of liis tavern but by hiring out as a lure for the press-gangs as well. "But only in the more genteel cases," she woiilti tell yrfii.',' Well, Mazie admitted,! Ihii! '\v?s a genteel case and rio Jeremiah Whitfield was a gentleman and there was no need al all to pvit him'in his place. She smiled up at him impersonally, ;md sajd; • 'This is mighty good of you, sir. I just wish my husband could thank you personally. . . . Where's' the huck, Cubby? I'm r.o turned around I 'can't remember where it was I got out of it." "Dpwn Ihis'Wiiy," the man said. "What? Down that side street?" Jerry said, "You wait here, Mrs. Smith. I'll fetch the rig lo you." "Oh, no," she answered hastily. : Just take me to it. That will save time." t t t HE street was dark, so surpri;- v ingly dark that Jerry WliiHiefd J commented on il. "London's a ' poorly-lighted city, it seems lo me." "Sometimes thp sperm oil gives out in a lamp," the girl said, "and then the lighters have lo go fetch more. . . . You're not a Londoner I take it, Mr.—Mr.—" "Wliilfleld. No, Ma'am. I'm used to smaller places." The driver walked to the rear of, the liafkney coach. To the crouching figure ho encountered there lie spoke ji' few hissing words out of the sjde of his mouth. Mazie Miller knew what went n there, and her heart revolted. There was yet time to. save lllis •vind, blundering young man who lad risen to her distress as a. fish •iscs lo b;iit. She thought ot Ilia jirl who had been with him today n the park and on the bridge— .he tall' pretty creature who evidently loved him with all her leart. . . . No! she would not think of that girl! Slip would think only of the five pounds that this busi- icss would yield her and that she could proudly take home to hct'"'> Husband. ' , It was thought of this unworthy mate of I\crs that brought Mazic to earth and Hirned her again into a woman of business. She' pretended to grope (or the hack step. \Vhile Jerry 'was pointing"H o»l to her, the croiiching figure back of tha hack moved, / in a caulious orbit through" the' darkness and closed in on him. . . A cudgel wrapped sparsely in rags came down on Jerry 'Whit- riold'.i head from the rear and he- crumpled without knowledge of. what bad happened. Never did man lose consciousness with so little concern for himself. But through the confusion of his mind, before utter darkness engulfed him, there passed ihe terrible meteoric thought of Polly Chelsey waiting for him . . . waiting ... : ."A fine job, Miss!"''the torn- eared man said to.Mazic,,. "Hush!" she sobbed : furiously, "and give me my money! This ij my last job, do you understand?' 1 't, (To Be Continued) ONTO ?f THEV CANNOT: RJEAGM ': tlj; mj\mj "\vci\kfish" conies fi-pni no lack of gaiueness or stamina, bi|t ' |)cca,jwc the bony processes pf [he mouth arc soft ana fnflpr, Iljere^ causiiij; t)jcm ip {c.-jr 014 when a fisherman's hoofc s jfrke'jl tpp, suddenly.' S fef VSYF? lllfl • ?°W waves aifl'ci- in the w.w form of a salt called calcium ox:\- lalc which itself will not dissolve in Hie fluids of the intestines. Altogether, then, spinach is valuable chiefly to older children as n means o| providing vitamin C and vitamin A. iron, and some rou^hii^r: lo the diet. For infant* if is not to be particularly recommended. Light Thrown Upon Animals' Balancing Art KT. LCUIS (UPl— The Waslj- inston University school of medicine has had undertaken a Huily if tlie organs of balance in ?ciis. cats, rabbits Japanese eons '.vero photographed again to c':scover how iney l-ad been affected. It was found thnt the pigconV i'.cai|s bcbi'.ed in much tlie same n.amu-r ?.f would the head of :i human suffering a disease of the inner car. Thp pigeons were killed aler for microscopic observation. Dr. WolfTsiud that by correlating movies and microscopic observations it Is hoped to gain more knowledge of the organs of balance. Japanese waltzing mice. Dr. Wolff said, have proved puzzling. The yodents. named for their circular inovemcnts, apparently havi coiilunion? irritation of the ear. Upon examination, however, s|ons were found in tlie scmi- eircnlnr canals, hut (be cause of (lie 'Icsio.iR could not be determined. By Williams AGAIW I SAV I'M x SHORT SEVEN. CENTS \M lyiy CHECK.... war's WRONG. Wip THEM IN OFFICE.... STUPID, ER WOT? THAT'S TII' GUV WHO WRECKED TEW THOUSAMD DOLLM? MACHINE VESTERPAV BV PLAIN CARELESSNESS HAS HE PERGOT THAT SO / SOON? / THAT'S ^S IT SHOULD^ BE. EVERYTHING ELSE \S SPEEDED UP — WHV NOT'" FORGETTING"? IP TH' COMPANY FORGETS TH 1 WRECKED MACHINE AN' HE FOi^e?ETS TH StVEM CEMTS, WE'RE OM TH' ROAD TO UTOPIA' (!lii»;C 'VaUip of Spinach Lies in Way Ifcttly Vti!iw>s Us iViiiieral .valtzing mice in an effort lo gain ncre knowledge of the diseases >f the inner car in human be- iUGS. i;r. Doiothy Wolff, assistant pofissor of applied anatomy, bo- jau (lie study, last year. She iihc,-|a .steamer for two reasons: Air '.ogriiphecl -.lomifil pigeons with a i currents arc deflected upward -ncvie camera. Then she dcstroyfti tin: chip's movement, and warm mull areas of nq'iiiibritnn in Ihe 'air from Ihe funnels also causes jiini rar.-i of tilt birds. The yi';- rising air columns. Birds find it easy sailing auove BY l)!t. Kililor. .lournnj of (lie 'A'nirvlran iM c d i c a I Association, aiul of llypcia, the lic^ltfi MajjMinr III a previous geiieration -ojim-inU was seldom seriously consider^! :is an article of diet. It was just .Mime- thing (hat pnl sand in Ihc i.ystrm. Tlicn cnme increased use ot lc;iiy Crcen vcjelablps becnus? ni the mineral salts and vitamins t!\cy contained. Now spinach, hair Uu> nip tops, beet leaves, and .-.iuular substances are widely used. Follou'ing tho inlroductian of riuicl: freezing, siich vcgctabli-s ).,»vc )c t en available H all timrs nl ihe year in "many large rltlcs. Ctnncd vvgc.tablcs of this type, including ipinaill particularly, may b™ purchased', everywhere. Tlie vrsciahl<5s are served whole, chopped, sieved, or in other forms, or it nmy he purchased In dry form, as a ptwdcr and as a tablet. The increasing use ot spinnr.h stimulated the Council on ftixis of the American Meciical Associi- tlcu to rtctermhie it.s real v:iluc iii the diet. Spinach is useful in diet* of patients with diabetes because pf its lew content ot"carbohydrate or sugar. It contains a rather high, concentration ot vitamin A ami is rich In vitamin C. As a vegetable it, .is particularly rich in iron and calcium, and contains, a fair amount Iron Fence 100 Years Old CORNWALL, P.l. (OP) _ A 105- year-cld iron Itirnnce that, provided cannon for George Washington's army Is Pennsylvania's newest historic shrine. The 31-foot-high cokt- blasl,furnace near this village has been restored to its original condition by tlie Pennsylvania Historic. Commission. Announcements The Courier News lias been authorized to rrake formal announcement of the following candidates for public office, subject to lUe Democratic primary August 0. For County Treasurer U. L. (BILI,Y) GAINES for Sheriff ami Collector HALE JACKSON County Cojil Clerk T. W. POTTEfi l'<r County Tax Assessor W. W. (BUDDY) WATSON I-'or County anil 1'robatc Jmlgs DOYLK ci coppor. Mcst recent sturles. however. Indicate thnt the real value oi spinach Is not to be estimated Ivom the chemicnl determination o! its mineral content. In lisinj various I Icpds \ve are concerned not only with Ihe amounts ol the various substance,-; that they contain, but nlso with tlie exteul'U' which tht.« siitelancM are taken up aqd used by Ihe body when the fontl is eaten Siiiiiiich grown in various pavU of the cimntry. o! rourso.'differs «;• to the exact perccpltigcs of minerals that it. ronlains. More important llian these variations in pcrcpnta is I he miuiner in which tiir. spiuacl ir. prepared. The amount of vitamii C in llw leaves of fresli spinacl dimlnlsl;e;s rapidly \vhcn the .spinach ir, cut nnd tlio leaves are allowed to stand around. Five Qr six days after the leaves have been cul, the vitamin C content has almost vanished. If llic material is"storcd at refrigeration temperature, and In the absenw of oxygen^ the loss takes plnir more slowly. • There i.- .ikn sniuc evidence that conking s|iina;h the wrcmj; way may cause it lo lr.:ic n Rood deal of its valitt of salts anti of (lie .water-soluble vitamins. In general, c.ockcd sr.inach has been found to be an cxccllrnt source of vitamin A. a fairly cr>od source of vitamin C, and a fair contributor ol .iron, j Now. while spinach is one of (be richest plant sources of Iron, it is clear that mt nil the iron in spinach is used by (he body. Workers in various laboratories have studied these nuestions. Apparently spinach as a source of iron in feeding infants Is of little importance be- eaute little spinach is fc4 lo babies. For older children ami adults spm- OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoople ach may have greater value, although this lias nol been certainly established. The calcium of spinach is not ed very well by the human body it is largely present Itl l nc M/W-Ai— -~ W/MAT'S }.%.' THIS/ "THAT MEW' ' >^ ROOMER CAKI'T GO TO TOWN OKI A HALF PARE TICKET ME BY SMUSC3LIMG IM A ROOM-MATE.' I'LL LOOK / ABOUT TO AMPIT ISM'T

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