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POUR BLYTHEV1LLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS E COURIER NEWS THE CXKTRiER NEWS-'CO.; PUBLISHED^ V. : ,; : ; O. R. BABCOCK, Editor '•'.- H,'W. HAINES, Adverting Manager Bole-National Advertising Representatives: -.'.Arkansas Dallies, In?., New York, Chicaso, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, 'Kansas City, Liitlc -Hock.' •-•• " '. .' : ' '' Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday. Entered as second 'class 'mailer at the i»st office, at Brytheville, Arkansas, under act ot Congress October 0, 10 n. •*. Served by the United Press . . '. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the city or Blylhetille, 15c [rer ^wcck cr $6.50 per year In advance. By mall within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months, 85: for three months; by mall in postal zones two to six. Inclusive, $639 per year, in zones seven and eiaht, SSO.OO por year, payable in advance. *£• '' Ridicule- A Human Frailty A few days ago a talented j'oung St. Louis chemical engineer committed suicide — chiefly because people couldn't let him forget that he hiul an nncom- nionly big nose. ' Like Cyriiiio de Ucrucnic, the lad had a nose that made folks stop, look 'and titter. Unlike Cyrano, he never ; \viis able to find an effective way of silencing them. So, filially, rcmark- ing, that he "feared the world l)ut not rieath," he; killed himself. Arid the whole story makes one \vond- ;der. anew just why it is that the hu- cimn race has in it those iitveaks of ,heartle3sness. This St. Louis boy was ; not,'. '. ; b"y a ' goort many millions, the fust human being to go through life with a grotesque physical handicap, and ; he will not be the last; and ovcry- . one afflicted as he was knows that the -hardest part of a thing like that is not : the affliction itself but the cruel way , in which-other p.eople will insist on cal- jing attention to it. . * ~* * You can watch the workings of this . bit of .savagery on any playground or • school yard — for it begins early. Let a .child .appear in, let us say, an unduly worn and patched pair of breeches or in a coat which is over large and out 'of style, and you will quickly discover how fiendishly the other children will remind him of his deficiency. It is often the same if. he stutters, op suffers from crossed eyes 'or an unsightly birthmark; the others won't let him forget for a minute that he is different, and 'the amount of suffering that is sometimes caused in such a case is enough to make an ^augel weep. Well, children are thoughtless; what cr.n you expect? The disheartening thing is to discover that grown-ups can be cruel in precisely the same way. There seems to be in human nature some herd instinct — which, very likely, dates back to the time when we all swung by our tails — whereby we cannot tolerate anyone who is unlike ourselves. That instinct is one of the things a man miut outgrow before he has any right to callNiimself civilized. - ' This St. Louis suicide indicates the price that the instinct can exact from an innocent victim. — Knice Cation. Early marriages arc necessary but reldoni uccc^-ful. —vicfci Baum. German novelist. OUT OUR SVAY Speed Lame Ducks' Passing Fnlnklin D. Roosevelt does not tiikc office until next March. However, H ia- already apparent tl::i( lie will have a tremendous influence on Hie government policies that hike shape between now and then. Jlc nnd L'resldenl Hoover are trying to >-liiipc a mutually satisfactory stand in the war debts; the short-term Congress is looking to him constantly for guidance and advice. All of lliis adds one la,sl, clinching argument lo the cnsu for the now pending 20Lh amendment to the Con- RliUition—the lame duck amendment which would abolish (lie short session and cause a new president and Congress? to take office at the beginning of January instead of the beginning of March. That amendment must be ratified by 10 more states. Let us hope that their action can be prompt. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark Ot scene Censorship That spvifflilly m;i},'!ixiiic, Tile New York or, not long ago rccounlod iiu anecdote which reveals tltc stupidities of customs censorship about as well as any thing could. . Tlici-c WHS published in this counliy a few months since a book of more or loss ribald cartoons mid sketches. The book was funny and mildly improper, but no one tried to suppress it, mid to thig day it um be .sold openly at any store or news-stand. After American publication, a London lirm bought English publishing ,rights and printed the book in England. Its humor was a bit broad for that land, however, and half a dozen or so of the grosser sketches were omitted. I''Then a copy of the English edition was sent to an American—and was held'up by the customs authorities, who declared the book was obscene and could not be shipped into this country! CHURCH EXCUSES By George W. Barhain THIS CURIOUS WORLD Dear Aunt: .-. ... I just know you''arc the 'deiresfc aunt in the wide, wide woruV'/hal'.'i what I told Archibald when C finished reading your Utter, df couri,-, some of the . things you said did net set EO well with him but d worry, he just c$n't un'brttand. He is very anxious for us to pat -'-ur Belters in the church. H2 ."-ays he is j afraid that If we stay out muc!i I longer and ccntlnu: to run with 1 the crowd we have b?en with lately, W: will loose our dcslrs for church work. Then, 103, h2 says we have no rig-fit to call ourselves "Christian" or say we ar; church members -with our letters put nway in the trunk, but I have b;en Invbg to much fun arfd .such grand times, I fee] Hint we can wait just a Iittl2 while longer b=fo:--2 joining. He also says we should be- taking Junior and training him tut I foal there is plenty cf time i:r Junic" and besides I don't, like the way the | pastor ot our church acted wh;n he tailed on us. Ho struck me us being one of these kind that don't want a person to have one bit of fun. I am sorry you feel so blu3 about the way you voted. Write me another long letter real s-:on. (Copyrighted.) Seniors Advised Communicable Diseases Put Burden of Care on Mothers -'No one can say we're taking the depression Eeriously. —Afton L. Herbst, Indianapolis, at- tcrney, father of two sets of twins in eight months. "Can't I 'do that time next month, yer honor? You see, I've already paid this month's room":rent." Beer won't lust, five years if the snlcon is allowed to come back. —Former Mayor Frank X. Schwab, of Buffalo, cx-brewcr. t f t Of couisD I do a lot of singing at home, and in Ihe bathroom, tco. — Lawrence Tibbett, baritone. * * * ' I am confident the day will come when Mr. John Public will think nothing of liavinj break- fust in New York and dinner in Los Angeles. —Roscce Turner, upon flying from Nciv York to Lcs Angeles ::i 12 hours, 33 minutes. - * * Let Great Britain default, but not with cur connivance. —Pat Harrison, U. S. scnaUr fr:;n Mississippi. We must have v.'incs as well ns bc?r. The country hr:s been educated'to hard iiqr.cr and v.e inns'. I'.an- rerral. —Arthur Race, clnir- mnn cf the prohibition committee, America:! Hold association. Ry DR. M.ORKIS F1SHBEIN i iiiitor, Journal cf the -jArhtricar. Medical Association, and' of Hy- gela, (he Health Magazine , ,Only a minimum number of all of the cases of measjss, scarlet b- ver, diphtheria and other commuiir icaule diseases can be given at- .cntion in hospitals. The vast'ma- jority of such cases must be tok-sn care of in the home, and in most Instances by the mother. She is con- cngcr n t\vo-l cerned with the question of pi'c.- horse school, vcnllnj the spread of the coriii.- ticn to other children.of the faiiip ily or to other persons. j j The health officer of Wilmingtqi|. Del., recently outlined certain mir.[- imal procedures that should be fcl- loucd by mother.; who* nro tnkint; enrc of children with any infectious disease. ' Hie roam selected fcr the child should b« one preferably in c!:^ contact with n 'bath room, and one rather ont of tic line of travel of the people in I he house. It should be large enough to have plenty cf light and good ventilation, anrl mall enough to permit prcpir control of drafts. all of the washable clothing from Not to Take Jobs 8cGAN THE STUDY OF HINDUSTANI, ONEOFTWE/AOSr INTRICATE LANGUAGES IN THE WORLD, APTtR SHE WAS THE SISNATUCE Or THIBLCHAODERTOM, LUDLOW, KENTUCKY FOUR- HORNED SHEEP ARE FOL'MD OM Trt NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (UP)— Smith College seniors have teen advised by President William Allan Neilson not to tiike paying jA.- next year unless they actually n2o;i liicm. "Everybody who hopes for a job next June is not going ID get it." hn said. "I tiiink. many ot you will have to stand asi:e and l=t' people have 'a chance who have m oth-r way to hold tody and soul The Four-Horned Sheep, of the Me of Man, is known as the Loaghtan, or mouse-colored sheep. These animals live on the hilltops where the soil is very poor and consequently they are small in stature. But v;hen put into rich pasture lands In England they increase in size, There is a tendency In the breed toward an increase in (he number of horns, and sometimes there are us many as three pairs. NEXT: lion- do Iices keep -warm in winter? juice anc! sauerkraut juice. It 13 the sick room should be thoroughly I < c sether or who uarr.aps have to said to be an excellent tracer fcr boiled and drisd in the sun. The support dependents." "the morning after," a fact that room is thoroughly aired for a day. I . IIe did not, however, advise the'[ encourages the mushroom indus- thot thera were a "great many un- cf paid jobs which need to be done.' University Replaces Horses With Truck FORT WORTH, Texas '(UP)- Tcxas Christian University is ;io !ougcr n two-horse, or even a one- KENNETT SQUARE. Pa. (UP)Jack mid Knle, the university's; Owners of mushrooms have ois- ECI "horss ixnver", were replaced covered that mushnJom broth, P,' rl f., to *" ld!e ' remindln = them j try .to'Believe that the popularity " - .. - . ... cocktail will rapidly Mushroom Broth Used as Cocktails of any other year, and the cannery lias more than 100 employes working in day and night shifts. Demand for the mushroom cocktail is expected to increase employment. increase v:ith any modification of the Volstead act. Recreational Folk ' School •More than 90 per cent of all GRANT, Mich. (UP)—Ashland the cultivated mushrooms can- j Collere this year is conducting a sumed in. the United States are recreation folk school for training' grown in this locality, where approximately 1,000 hothouses are operated'and many tons cf mushrooms are produced. The.pack of young people to develop singing, games and folk dances. Students registered in the school are- IB years of age or oldsr. this month by a light delivery uc=d ia soups cr jellied, is being I cannery is expected to exceed 'thnt truck and a motored lawn-mower: I drunk as a cocktail, like tomato ; canned mushrocms by a local! Read Ceurirr r»e\vs Want Ads.' 1 By Williams 71 Unneccssiiry furniture, bric-a- brnc, pictures and similar materials should- be removed from t''.:i" sick room. \ Since much infection is hand to month infection, the knobs of thi door leading into the sick rcv-m should be thoroughly cleansed daily. Dis-es. bedding and clcthing associated with the .sick i>crjon must l-o boilcci after use. The room should be kept clean by wiping frcm tlni: to lime with a damp cloth. Dry sweeping spreads dust which may carry infectious mat:rhl. It is sometimes advisable to purchase cheap .spoons, aisrcs. paper iu>>- kins nnd towels and similar 1:11- tcrials which may be tlirOAii av.iy alter th^ pal lent" recovers. It is preferable Ilia: iint. nn^ :-->r. :sn b::ir the responsibility for taking cars of 11:3 s:ck cnild. nnniiiy Us mother or a nurse. T;::., !)c.-.-nn oulri not mingle freoly with tlie esl of the family. On entering t:>o ck rocm it Is w;ll to put "-;• own or n dress reserved ?xcli:i: for that ream and also t" n:-:ci.\ A1KIS ol M.NO.l AVE'RIl. «lc:;lu rr<kiti Illr nrct rcti.r nr tfir Avcrlll*' ILII:!!!-. l,lin].-i r furr hi- llii-M. In i;r:-*|t. "Ha |iu»li 'I'iirrr tin* f i:uv»tK In the hi:!:ip :tnil :ill l,ri-4»ini, xuxpi'L-Cit «t fTjr tuunlrr. All n:; NlrntiK iiliynl- r::lly. ti:iv<. \lnlcnt IcitilUT^ nnd nil Itn%-(- (itinrrrkil iticti Cnnsln A Minx. Tin- f.inr nrc: Mil. STAT- I.AM)|.:ii. r.ililillriTr«lrrn innnacrr ot llu* tirin 'I'OM AV[:illl,l, \corkv felt; IIAItVIX I'll ATT. Innucr >«lliir nf l.lnUn'n: <:A1'I'A1N IMO VOS. Imnilnnnir llrtclnn rpptc«pnl- Irc n ICtaro[irnTi iirrtftlin? Kinnnrnrliiirr: nnil 1.1AV .Sll.\|:|;il\t;S- SMV. IrUtt ivrlfrr nnil Iccriircr. l.l:irin. rrntl/.lii^ fccr cnnxln hart irlcil rtt irll IICT be i%n* imirdrrctl. rii!>[:ow li|> llir KlnlrM in the hnl- roiiy. Soitirnnc *lc[>* lirhlnil Lrr. Irli-x ro Mlrnn^lc tirr nnd »hr fnlli In :: r.-iir.l. Stir rr^jllns riin^clnmnrs^ Rtr- <*rnl tiourn later. II Ij.-ii* lifc.ti :n. GABRIELLEE! FORBUSH : itbput her -ears. She gulped, shut the little man, hurrying forward. 'Is this a patient or are you hero for a friendly visit, my son? Give me your band, young lady!" lie felt her pulse while Tom slipped guiltily to a nearby chair. Murder — murder! There, she had said It and faced it- Murder — iu bcr house ant' she the only one who knew it. It was up "That's good. That's line!" The to her. therefore, before Tom carae little doctor patted Linda's slim ! hack to decide several things, brown wrist. "But sitting lip? must tell him, of course. Talking?" Me cocked bis eye at She Tom. l.inila for him. hastened to answer "lie couldn't help it, doctor. I'm af(air t i, rolig]l tileir cves . An( ) si all rlyht—really I am. I'm going to kl . cw Ilot ouo or tllcm C j CClU x o: tint should she tell anyone else? Dr. Parsons? Tlio police? As Tom talked, she had seen the whole she . -ric]cntnl null Mniln in itll Tnn Uav nn np- Mh.il rr.il- a«w CD <i.\ WITH Tin: STOIIV ClIAi'TKIl XIII I I.XDA'S I;ecn sense ot hearing stood her In nooil Blcau*. She get up in just a second." • • • 'TMIE doctor studied her closely and she met his eyes with tlic clearest, brightest look she could summon. "You young fraud!" ho finally said. "You're not <]uKo all rlgut. but you arc amazingly near it. Wonderful stamina, this now gen- oration." lie shook bis head wisely. "Hard as nails. Perhaps 1 should say r.s bricks. Thai's It— cpt could be trusted to seo It through hers. To Dr. Tarsons—and tlio police, too—she would be hysterical, imaginative, perhaps even a littie delirious from shock. Murder— murder simply didn't happen in a bouse like thl3 among wcll-brcil people. Slio had been attacked— true! lint how could she prove iti Wliat traco did an attempted strangulation leave? A cloth o! seme sort had gons around tier glnss on IU» Uble. It prickled through bcr vela* and made bcr for the moment Entnlernbly hot but as tlie warmth waued she felt better auil stronger. She was flingl^J on ber clothes witli quick, nervous Rn- ;ers when ber liusbaud came back. "Linda!" "I couldn't help It. I bad to bo doing something." But she sank rather gratefully on the eliaiso longue. "Oh, Tora. I'm awfully glad you hurried back. I'm sorry 1 had to be so mysterious but you didn't speak to anyone of what I said, did you?" "The undertakers' men are here. 1 liai to see about them. I only saw the otliera as 1 went through the half." "Do they know I'm all right now?" ' "I didn't speak ot you. Parsons said you were 'doing nicely.' Tliat IICC'K EO there would be no finger marks. they Bet"" iir and covers It. !5 clothing shcuH bo tak-:i -:' leaving t!-c room ai::J i;;,-i: p at tli; cntr.inrc. The btiruU ,, :i j aco should be . .'' •Ith s;ap ana water each time tin": - person wl:n Is nursinq th^tj...; caves the room. D3jr." cr.ts. .~.\\;] cC all kiiuls nr- not to be p-r- tMs Is quickly. BUT \T OUT MIGHT'S ' iF TT-i&y evEv= OM Tv-\' ST I'M ^/R*¥^'>f! /^<Qr'k-Jsi nttcrt in sick W.:en th: patient his spoke so urgently tbat Tom stopped, bricks. This Is one,of them." fie aFtonlslud. "Quick!" sbo ex- \ released tlie hnnil which lie Blill claimed, "loll me—wlint train will i absently held. "You're quite right, | my dear. It your head feels cl*ar "Tlie 1! o'clock. Tlint'3 the first and you're not nauseated or faint i a white cap thnt ccnfines t'lti i ' r ' 011 ono aml < ' ncsn ' t " lsl1 — " you arc belter on your feet doing " ' "(loci", i'lal gives us time. Tom. i what you c.in about this— this mint talk to yon—It's terribly den catastio;ii.c. If you vrant to Impjrlaiil—tcrrilily! So. whoever i get up and rtrcss 1 think you c,..i coming, get rid of him'very shortly. 1 want to speak to Don't worry. all | your husband a momcut— " He tight i;i my heart. Bui before llinsc : made a motion wltti bis heart and 'roin nodded, "lie's wanted downstairs but be can como right back. Mcjinwlilio drink this and stay where you arc until he comes. I'll men leave—I most sec you alone , i\c. I can't tell you uow what it Is | Only don't—tlon't tell anyone 1 ' mentioned It—especially anyone of j those four—" "fUnks—tell what? Ard why on *"« slc P alon s wllh yon. Averlll." should I tell—" At the door Tom turned nnccr tniuly. The doctor had dissipated "Or tl:o doctor or your mother or anyone! 1'romlse!" "Why, llinks—" "Promise! Oh, Tom i! you ever loved me—don't talk—promb:'." She clutched hl3 wrist Grimly, leaning forward to whisper the lasl his fear lest Linda be completely out ot her head but he wished desperately lie could linger n moment for a word of explanation. She saw his imlcclslon and spoke with ordl words. As Hie steps slopped « n,c I uar >' cheerful affection. door for a breathless second Tom " A!1 r| S'". Tol »- Come back waited but could sec nc delirium In the frantic appeal ot the clear eyes. ami the door behind him opened gently. Into the room slopped a plump [hurry! little figure — Dr. Parsons, whom l!oor Linda, In common with all lliei neighborhood, ailored. F.vcn tragedy could not completely dim bis Jovial twinkle nor Iron out the milling wrinkles about eyes and mouth. Th» eye« opened wide behind silver-rimmed, round glasses At sight of Linda silting .up, with Tom c/ose besld« ter on Iho edge of the bed.' "well—what £9 I sear 1 quichly as you can." Uul uclilnci Dr. Parsons' bnck she put her lin- SW <>" her monlh In urgent pan- lomi "° tor silc " co I> "', 1 llo .,fr' "" hips form tlie words, "Hurry— And was she sure her own head vas clear? Yes, that slie knew. Bverytbing bad happened as she remembered and she alone held the key to the "accident." But If she wero to tell tlio police—Iho iucrecl- lions', heavy-handed village police- one ot two tilings would happen, i'licy would laugh ber statements lo scorn and think her simply off her licaii. Or they would believe her— at least to Iho extent oi detaining the men. ijueslioniug them blunderingly and fruitlessly, trampling through her house, making her repeat her owu story endlessly and unavailing!}-—ami find no possible support of her theory Ilia I she had been attacked, on which also bung the proof ibal Cousin Amos had been murdered. Then, the Instant surveillance wns removed, off would go those four men. Just ns they were going now—in a few brief hours! On bcr dresser Iho gay little clock licked away In Ihe hot, silent room. Almost hall- past 0! Voices camo up through the open window from tho brc.iUfasl room below. Someone wns politely clnttlng there anil wondering hnw soon she would come lo consciousness and how much she knew. Sonn thai person—all the four, any one of whom was capable nt mur ;] on 1,1 ,; might mean anything." '"Jood! There's time then—" "But Linda, I'm sorry, fliers IEU'L Not this moment, anyhow. The undertakers' men are ready atid Perplexed he shut tl.o .hl m hroart, comfortable back ol the little doctor down the hall. rpHKY had trusted her not to cry *- or collapse— and that, thinking It only an accident. What would they have cseected of her It they had Vnown tt was— murder? Unconsciously Linda had whispered the word and in the quiet room U «ea«l dcr—wouhl be racking, would leave Iho house, unchallenged — would leave her life forever—but not as Cousin Amos had gone. This man would go confidently, safely— Not If she could prevent H! Those men must not leave Hie house—uutil she knew! I've got lo go over to Port to make linal nrrangcniciits. We're taking Iho body to the parlors there! We I can't—well, frankly, llinks. Parsons said—in this wctilhcr—" Linda shivered In spl'.° oT ISt brooding heat ol the new *•?. "1 see. Must you go »ilh th« body?" "I'm afrali so. In facV, I should, llinks. It's :>ii we can do." "How long—" "They're waiting for me now, honey. Kallilcen will cou-.o riglit up—she won't leave you aloue." "It Isn't Mint. I didn't mean—in fact. I'd rather—oh. TOSH, I'm afraid Marvin and the res: will go while you're away!" ,lmla—why do you worry about those mcn'i Tliey ought to go a? quickly as they can but as I 1«1<1 >ou, dear, there's no possible train until 12." His voice hail Ibc l )a ' ticiit tone used with an argumentative child. 1 know. I'm sorry. Tom. I 6un- V os& llicrc will still be time enough -but hurry bnck!" "Cf ccursj I will, darllns- Ynu know lha'.- Shall 1 tell Kathleen to como up uow?" Stic lookcil out over the fluid lawn to the water, still, gl?.ssy,'nt<i broken by ri riople that mishl mean hint of a breeze. It had looked tbat way as she stood at Cousit Amos' balcony door—anil thcu— Again she shivered. "Yes. perhaps. But warn her I don't feel like talking. I'erh^s I'll 'try to—to sleep a littlo." She W/H,\TEVER she did, .she cculfl "not stay lit bod another moment. . saw' tjhat that suggestloB.:relief him and shivered again inwardly; Swinging her feet to lite .. u «.., - Ltndn stood up, a little shaky at I sleet again? Hoor. Sleep, indeed! 'Could eho ever first, and drank ik« content! ot tUe> ,(TO Be Continued)

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