The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 18, 1934 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 18, 1934
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>AGB POUR THE^BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS »TJHE COUHIEB HEWS CO, PUBLISHERS O. R. BABCOCK, Edllor H. W. HAINE8, Advcitislng Manager - Sole * National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, U St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis Entered ns second class mailer nl the post office al Blylhevlllo, Arkansas, under net of Congress Oc- tobei 9, 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION HATES By carrier In the City of Blylhcvllle, 15c per week, of, $6.50 per year, In advance. ' By mall, witliln a radius ol 50 miles, $3.0Q j>Dr year, Ji.w (or six moiitlis, 65e for three months; by mall In jiostal zones two to six, Inclusive!, $6,50 per year; in zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. War Profits and the Bonus With both President Roosevelt and - the United Stages Senate moving energetically to put « crimp in the manner private 'citizens make money out of war, this government is ;it last finding an intelligent way'of niccling the ex-service man's demand for a 'bonus. The bonus has been fought over in Congress ever since the wnr. Time after time presidents and .secretaries of the treasury- 1mve mentioned all sorts of Jfootl reasons why ttie bonus should not, could not, or would not be paid; but nil this palaver has had vciy little effect. Away oft in the background, sel- ' dom mentioned by anyone, but never for a moment forgotten by the cx- scrvicc, .men who wanted the bonus, loomed the vast onlk of industrial war profits. * • * v It was all very well to tell (he former soldier that by demanding a'bonus lie put his patriotism on. a cash basis; all very WelP'to say that v il was unfair to the rest of the 'country to give a man a prior claim on the fcd- eial treastuy simply because ho had been diafted'into the army; the- ••vct- eiau had only to think of those war piofits to feel completely, justified in hib 'attitude. .<->. Meditate on bomo of those war ( piofit ligmes briefly, We had; for instance, 181 individuals receiving Jiiel incomes of $1,000,000' a year 61- more. We had industrial concerns netting profits which langed all the way up to 362 per cent on their invested capital. Wo had a long list of coiiipanius {linking 50, 70 and 100 per. cent proftls m one single war year. * * v '• • • 'If those things have been sticking in the war veteian's craw all these years it is no wonder; nor is it qxtraonliimiy that he is unimpressed by the accusation that he IB being mercenary in asking a thousand or so in cash for himself. '•In shict logic, the bonus demand may be unjustified; built np against this backniound, it B, the most natural' thing in the world. It has taken us a long, long Lime to icahzc that there K shocking in jus- OUT OUR WAY lice in drafting a man'to facu death and wounds, while permitting the stay- iiUhomBs to make money beyond Hie dreams of avarice, Not until we !mve wrillen into Jaw an iron-clad system for eliminating such grotesque war profits shall we be in a position to say "No" to the bonus- scokcr without getting a horse laugh in retnni. . ( —Bruce Cation. VO x? ^T^cn^^L^-i ) Problem in Education Our -school system will be one of the institutions lo feel the cD'ect' of our declining: birth r;ile, according- to Dr. Ellen C. Potter of the New Jersey Department of Institutions and Agencies. '. fir. i'olter told the Pennsylvania Kinwgcncy. Child Heiilth Committee the other day Unit in 1940 there will be 1,000,000 fewer children in American schools than there are now. As early as next (nil tj, 0 decline will be felt, she predicted, in fewer first grade registrations. This will bring O ur schools a brand- new problem, different from any they have faced before. The average school board has had to. meet a steadily ex- panding'population.- Jt JIHS Jwd the specter of over-crowding always on its horizon. If,, in tho-fiiluro, it must adjust its policies to .11 slow, steady decline in numbers,, it will (i m ] that its whole program may need overhauling. BLYTHfiViLLE (AMU COURIER NEWS SIDE RANGES By George iiuni: Toj).vy ANV HOLI.IS'JTH, vtclly nn. I nxi Lirumlrii-iil, VAI.KIIIA Hli.VMl'l-l', J*M« drcrlved him, g«fc^.«ftT.«.. [ q u:tmm TUESDAY, DECEMBER To Ma^e the Farm Ailractivt David E. Lilienthiil, power director of 't'VA, .believes that the "big citv Jitters," which drew men and wealth fi-oni tlie nation's farms lo the dlicb lor so many yours, has nbout run its course; and he suggests that one of tliu best ways of killing it for good is lo go ahead with a broad-gauge pio grnni for eleelrilkation of farms. liven today, |, 0 points out, fewci than 10 per cent of American farms have electricity. A . tremendous field awaits development, and he is prob ubly quite right in asserting that an cleetrification;i,roerarn could be of •(the fli'' The lotig period in whic.h huge mini uors of people flocked to the cities fiom the farms did the nation very little. Koud. It deprived the rural regions 0 1 .brains and energy they needed, ami made crowded c ili es more crowded titan ever. , It can he cheeked uenminunlly only b.v making- rural life easier and pleas- "nler; and an electrification program should do much to accomplish that result. I eot out of the war was ASt ° r " Our Towrnmcia docs not unclcrslaml thai soraMlilnB cnlastrophlc Ji ns happened in the world's economic system. -David Lloyd George former prime minister of Orcal Britain rCmemb * r Whllt h "M cnw) '« -your stomach (ht il ny's expense acco.nU." CURIOUS WORLD % William Ferguson L'^'NiJ^ ' ^v*-^ 1 , ~* - •.'-• ~"^qf*. WAQ THEIR TAIL'S WHE^ THE/ '&£ HAPPY/' * < , CATS WAC, THE.IRS WHEN ANGRY. BARBS TEASEL PCANT APE USED IN MACHINES FOR. RAISING THE NAP ON CLOTH/ ,THE PLANTS ARE GROWN QUITE EXTENSIVELY FOR THK PURPOSE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS, " BELIEVING THAT MALE SCACAB BEETLES REPRODUCED THEMSELVES, MADE WE SCARAB THE. EMBLEM OF ALL SELF- BEGOTTEN DEITIES/ — .ind l'«tpr, .,»,« 4UIHuiilimed, mr* tuutitat. Wbrn J'flor j Mini, Ann niter*. ~" " / art- iMurrlrd (hut uluhl mid »l uut for Florida. They lil-ua ncvvrul wcekn tki-re I mill l'r«r l» valUd home iiuulu i«c«u«r »if JiUNlr.e». All u( tbt flinill}- limit Ami il.lur. SJII/I/I.... . ifuuiirh friend. 1't-ler'M : retime* (o iieu Aim Jl* trniia.on (o <ll. Troll!>]f>' >y]lh (Jir pimiltiyca Iirt-nfca uut „! ikr KeiiJull f;,,:l..r.,. NOW CO UN WITH Till: STOJ1V CHAPTER X\ni 1'eter Kendall smiled. There was no iise trying to threiilcii his Krandsou. This filing woulc have lo work Itself out. Olvo Ihe six months'and "young I'cter would doubtless be ready to put Ilia whole lliltiff In a lawyer's hands. Meanwhile there was tlie trouble at the factory lo he straight cued out. lie told 1'elor about Kric Olesoji anil the cominiUea. There nilBltt Im difficulty'in going • forward with bis plans. "I'll drop by and have a talk with Oscar," Peter said. "I can use Eric on a job in town." "Tlmt might ho n good idea. I would take hint, back but right now it wouldn't do. It would lie setting a bad precedent. The boys tlio time for argument. Uric talked loo much at n critical period. Al nny other lime my grandfather would have overlooked' It. Meanwhile Uric must have work lo support Ills family." "He'll Imvc lo find It some place else, Mr. Peter. As I said, wo start must know Ilicy cannot trouble at the fur lory.". l'ctor- drove to ' Kriu'a house winch ho fount! flint and padlocked. A small hoy from the poicli next door volunteered information. "Eric's gone away, lie look his wife and the children to Os- car'M house." "Thanks, Konny." Peler Hot into his car and drove to Oscar's place, a (luartcr ot a mile away. Smoke curled from the chimney ot the small, wcalherbcaton home where Oscar bad lived since Peter was a child. He liail .-in idea (hat don't want charily. He can n. 0) here until ho can open Ill's place again." h eler drove liomc soberly, thinking ot Oscar's words. Wlml liad llic-y gotten out of the fni lory? Not even sccurlly. I3rlc small, barren house was close: Oscar's meager 1 I v o 11 h o o ilrelched lo cover the needs c two families instead of one. As he passed keiidnllwood th >lg olil-fushioncd bouse wu vrnppcd in xhndowi — shadow hat seemed deeper than usuji Ominous. • .: ' Peter let himself In bis ollice A girl turned, reaching out he hand. "Jleilo, 1'elei-." Peter" said. "Hello Valeria." She caiitinned to sit, smiling nl him. Peler sat down and waited. "You can't refuse mo llila. need your help, I haven't coiifl denei: in anyone else." "U'lmt's tlio trouble?" Peter spoke curtly. This was carrying things a little loo far — Valerli coming lo hl.i ofllee aud walling after Ihe others had gone. Valeria explained sweetly. Sli. and her aunt were moving hack to their country place because the cost of living In town wns so great With prices rising it was the only sensible thing to do. But Hie iliicu In (lie country was linposs >lo. It would tie necessary i 0 lavo the old houso modernized. "I'm awfully busy right now," i'eler said. "I'd rather you'd gel iomcoiie clEC." Ho was frowning. "I wouldn't trust it lo anyone !tse. Jt Kiiroly won't fake much [inc. Only a triu or i, vo Oll | here." it fa Oscar opened (he door. He shook hands with I'elcr, but lliere was a look in bis eyes that was now. The genial, gray-haired foreman* Peler hud known from babyhood bad vanished. Here was a tired, bitter, disspirited old man. Four children, ranging in age from around two to bight years, were playing in the buck of the room. Eric's wife, a faded, work- worn woman, .prematurely aged, was thinking that he could put Paul o« the loll atlcr he went over llto place and decided what was needed. He work . sal near the 'fire,, holding a baby in her arms. ' mall By Williams SPUDS WITH -rw ON—EGGS The Egyptiaua regarded the scarab beetle ns a symbol of resurrection and Immortality, the insect emerging and Hying heavenward, as the oul emerges from the mummy. Scorabs frequently were buried with lie dead.- NEXT: \vh»t causes the "howling" of the wind? Rest, Food and Fresh Air Are Greatest Aids in Tuberculosis control of the patient occurs when he is in a suitably regulated institution. Apparently the location of Ihe institution is not so significant as tlic quality of service • that it supplies. Willie' there are some climaU'3 wlilcli patients with tuberculosis seem lo do better, it is now known lltat Ihu condition may be 111 is i.s the last, ot four articles on tuberculosis, written by Dr. I Fif.hbcin in connection wilh the Christmas''Seal campaign. •• »- t ' "V I'll. MORRIS FI.SIIIIKIN illlcr. ./ of the American Medical Association, ami O f llygcia, Ihr, Health Magazine There arc three great mcdlchiw in the treatment of tuberculosis winch, when rightly used, are su- !>crlor to any of those in drug stores.. They arc rest, food and fresh air. •' • , U was once thought that trash air was inosl. Important.'fowl sc-- oml, and rest last, "but nowadays it is realized that the. reverse or- nci .15 correct. To give a patient witli tuberculosis and n (ever R oo-i food and Insufficient rest lias bc'ii IIRcmed to. attempting ( 0 'nn "a barrel full of holes with water. ._ The time Ihat should i.-c d-voted to rota by Ihe avenge man is an- jirosimatcly eight hours duliv dur- mg -winch lie should sleep' However, persons who arc ill need far more time f or this ,, m -pt*,r The ix-i-bun with |ij R |, Woo[ | pl - CK . heart ..Ihe ,m c wllh' "ny^chroUic disorder requires ninth more time Hat on his back in l;ed. ,| O i In Ha- t-ai-ly s t a( . t . s of IU _ ^ ,?'"" " lc lli ^»r l'»s U 5 BI ' dl « OT « c < 1 - sliould lie Hi B..I ll.c otid lor a while .iol he pcnnllled to inovc cllltcr ( liand or toot. Vliltw-s um alul B cd. Anything that excites the patient and causes his heart to beat faster may break up a diseased area and release poisons into the circulation. When these roisons come into Ihe blood and begin to circulate through the body, they cause fever, loss of appetite, loss of weight and of strength. The bowels become disturbed and the p'i- tlcnt actually is seriously ill. Kcal rest means not only rest of Iho muscles and tissues, but also ot the mlntl It is Impossible /or the mind lo rest during conversation and. It .may even be overactive during reeling.. Therefore, the palicitl in the early stage ef tuberculosis with fever must cultivate the ability lo lie absolutely nnct doing nothing, thinking nothing, Imi^ resting completely. In 1001 there were only -10 ca'i- Moriwns in the unHf^ ai atc3 where this kind O f treatment could tc given lo the tuberculosis. Today more Hum 05.000 beds arc available ami there arc almost 700 sanalor- lurns. . This does not u- s tn, however, lo supply the nml. Ijecaus- th-rc urc possibly n million n , u | ft , lnlr casEi uw l ™ 1 ' C !' lcsls - nnd I1lcre «"!'about 100,000 deaths from llic illseiw tad I year. . Willie it is possible • lu lake, can "i for ons will) llic disease ai home, as must nrcyaH wlien th. total nunitcr of cases Is coilsldcre:. hi .rclatlomhlp (o the. number "in ueiU avallaljle, tlie' most ceilain >. be crowded wilh Ihe extra had surprise to someone. Doing over tho Interior ot tho home he bad purchased. Peter hadn't been able to resist buying tho place because he had decided .when iio saw it that it looked as though it had been built for Aim. "Yen will help me, won't you? It's unfair lo be- unfriendly wlion I've forgiven you for everything." "When do yon want m e to no over the pliiccY". "Couldn't we drive nut tomorrow afternoon?" I'm going to bet busy about four. .Suppoao't meot~'ybu tJicro IfGlwccn' rd'i'ir 'ami li'vey'" "Aunt Louise 'and I will tie lucre nil .afternoon. Conic when you are ready. Peter, I let Ann'. Louise lake, the car on home. I planned lo take a but if yon conld drive me by nn your way--" Alillh:eiit saw them Icnvii Iho building and get into I'clcr'a car. Milliceut dropped in unexpectedly . O n 'Aim next morning and went straight tu" tlic point. "Ann, it might he well to watch Valeria. I saw licr leave Pclor's ofliee yesterday and drive off with him. As a rule, I don't tattle. Unt Valeria is such an old hand at the game, I thought I should warn you." pRfO was onl looking for'work,' *- J his father told Peter, abruptly opening the subject uppermost in Ilia mind. - "That's what I came lo see you about," Peter saiil. "I can "uso Eric on a job in tnwn." .Oscar shook bis head. "I'm afraid lirjc won't take •;, Mr. ^i'etcr. We're not looking foi- charily yet. Krjc's hard up, uut he wouldn't want a job from you after your granddad kicked him out. .Wo Olcsous have put a lot o[ ourselves in the factory and ^v!lat have we got from it? Eric was fired without warning because he was a littlo liot-hoadcd." "There arc two sides to this. "I'm afraid there's nothhi'- I do. I'eler has u right to %, his own friends." "Nonsense. Of course ( hq K ,. s lili'iily you can do. Plenty. can do (o put a tton to siu-li tilings." , Mllllccnt. thought Aim li •, liiken the news like a sooil snor She respected her for It. I was liiefcy because Ann 'woulii uei-er whine or nag. "Don't worry too much. 1'e really not the doublc-croasln kind, nut Valeria has a bag fn| of tricks. Keep your eyes ope and if you don't like what yo see, tell Pde,- E0 .» » * * 'pHE next few weeks were tin- usually gulet for Ann, «iti eters lime so occupied, lie was busy. It was only necessary ,„ lieu liisldo the downtown quar- erni 1 '' 1 ' 01 '* t) ' 1 ' ewrilcl ' s »<"•« chu- and tho tclciihone rlnKin/'rtin stantly to know that was done by servants' in' ulllclonlly. Ever since ^iiiilcent'' lance. Peter had seemed a UtffcV- ont person— rushing away cacl "oriiliiff. ,, U |et. and ttioughtfH s-lien he was at hoinc. More, than onco Ann had ilamied to talk to bin, about hc-mselves and the solution o heir problem. Ii ut soinetlilni •eld I.Dr hack. She had simply Infted. waiting. Wnit!i, g ' r 0 , omcthiiig to hapiien—she dirt nn. know what. On an impulse she called Sarah >nc day. "It's been such an a-u nice I've seen you," Ann said IliaS's wliat I've been think- S Trying lo high-hat me?" "I don't know what's the mat- ever." , r """ ; "Wliat'K on your mind'!" "Sarah, have lunch with me ownlown." f d love it. What about iriendl "Busy," Ann said, li-vin s ( O l oiind n.onolmiant and bright, and I ot succeeding,, I Sar.ili liuftg-'-nn, troubled, de-| idm« things wcrc-'not moviug uy too well in the Kendall me- "ge. V.'iint a uueer world! I Here was Ann, who loved "oi laces and doing tbin S s. shut ua] i nn apartment. It was not very porting of Peter to neglect lier| o soon. Somehow Sarah had ex- ecled him t o behave differentfji And here was Tony, ,-ts saris/). id •unhappy as ever. Kvery lime •irali looked at Tony she thought I f fir?,.smoldering, ready to burst! n. t ;."'. any mol " l r.' u - i ' 1 to a liercol : hull atVumpted to talk I but lit: hull met her effort I ferocious, "PJpo don o, I Oscar," Peter said, "bill this isn't . "Thanks, Millicent," Ann said. Tony till "rah." She met Aim at a smart dawn-1 •wu k-a room. Ann was waiting r licr. After giving their or- er.i, Hiirah began a brisk onllinol linppciiings at the library. Sud-J euly she realized Ann was nut] stejiiiif. Sarali, following thc'dl-j Ircction of Ann's sazo, saw n.1 sniart-Iookiug blond girl at a table f in a corner. Kii rccognizud Valu-l rla llennelt. Valeria had seen Airi ami I boweil and smiled. She laid asidol her cigaret aud came to their I table. (To lie Continued) scientifically trsated in any climate if liie patient Is properly co-operative and if the doctors mirses and attendants unclcrstan the nature. >f scientific care. A huge map of the United State;! Is under process of manufacture Wcllcsley, Mass. Expert topogr«-L l)hers have rniLshctl a third of. lh<| vvii OUR BOARDING HOUSE treasury from Iceth, old watches, rings. Dins etc limn by newly mined gold these- clays. and will show ci mountain in tl.c country rcpro-1 (tuccd to exact scale, as well as tln.1 curvature of the earth. ' ~~i- M\iT • i^-: BlCb HEEL/i 1 HE WOUU3N HER A HER ^'FE^N CAKES YEAST TOO/ AND WHAT no VOU SUPPOSE SHE \NS1-STS THW I GET HER •FOR ^x VULE A BARREL OF--FLOU-R-E6A.0^5 IMAGINE THAO-—A 07= -FLOUPJ.-.J-AND ALL SHE HE COUL.-DNT EAT THAT/

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