The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 18, 1937 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 18, 1937
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.niE'BLYTHBVJLLB COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO.,; PUBLISHEES i- C. R. BABCOCK, Editor K. W. HA1NES, Advertising Manager Sola National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dailies, Ino, New Yolk, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every; Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as secon'd class matter at Uie post office at Blytheylile, ; Arkansas, under act of i Congress, October 9, 1917. Served' by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City ot Blythevllle, 15c per (reek, or G5c per -month. By (nail, within a radius of 50 miles, $3,00 per year, $1.50 for six months, 75c for three months; by mall in postal zones two lo six, Inclusive, $0.50 per. year; .In zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable in advance. Self-Reliani Citizens •-Have Recomc. Oddities 1C the people of the United States could loam a little something from the sturdy ..'citizens of East Lampotci 1 , Pa., the nUilo of the republic would improve with considerable speed. For the people of East Lampcler have made a strange, almost unprecedented request of the fddersil • government. They want it to stop trying to lend them, money for civic improvements. Some little time ago the PWA set aside $5G,000 to build ;i new consolidated schoolhouse for the benefit of the 'children of East Lampeter and vicinity. It was to replace several older school buildings, and it was just the \ kind of project that 09 out of 100 communities would accept with devout thankfulness, Now there happen to be 2,300 registered taxpayers in East Lanirjclcr, an'il ' 1,600 of them arc of the Amish and '. JUenuomlc faiths; and those faiths teach that it is wrong to borrow* , money at interest. So a public mass meeting was held, and a resolution w<is adopted slating that East Lampeter already lias plenty of schools, that the townspeople didn't care to go into debt to build a new one, and that Uncle Sam would be doing everybody concerned a favor if he would keep his money anil forgot all about the .school building he had planned. For several years now the federal government has been pouring out funds to slates .mid cifies; and thi.s is the second time, in all these years, that any group has declined to take what was offered. The other case involved a set of Menomince Indians in Minnesota, who turned down a government offer to build a new road across their reservation. As a spokesman for Secretary Ickcs remarks, "No- bo'tly else has ever said anything but 'Gimmee, gimmee.'" We have got so far from the old- fashioned virtues these days that the people of East Lampeler look positively (juamt. What? These people actually refuse to go into debt ? They are willing to get along with what they have, instead of replacing i t w itii something new? They don't feel they need the federal government's help in educating their children? What ails them, anyway? They are sadly behind the limes, ULY'i'liaVlLLB '(AUK.)' COUIUEU NBWS OUT OUR WAY obviously. Getting into debt is fashionable, almost inescapable, these days. So is the practice of discarding old possessions, still good for years of service, and replacing them with new ones. And so, too, is the habit of demanding that Uncle Sam help you do what yon used to do for yourself. That we yield to these things without a struggle, and at the same time demand that the federal government balance its budget, dismantle its growing bureaucracy, and cease asking for extended powers, merely proves that we Won't bother to be logical. Wo could leant something from the Amishmen and the Mennonites of East Lampeter—and from the Meno'minee Iixlinns, Make. Them. Americans Congress has a number of profoundly important measures to han'dlo this spring. But it is to be hoped that the pressure of this business does not cause Congress to ignore the Tydings- Gibson bill, which would make American citizens out of the 21,000 inhabitants of the island of Guam. This island has been under the American flag eveivsincc the war with Spain, but its people are neither flesh, fish, nor fowl. T% are 'not aliens, and. yet they are not Americans. They aspire to be American . eiti/ens, and have sent a delegation to ask Congress to give them that status; and at a time when America's other islands are asking everything from economic; rehabilitation to complete independence, this looks like u singularly mild request. The people of Guam feel like Americans and act like Americans. It is lo be hoped that Congress will lint! time- to pass the bill that will make them in fact Americans. . Red Herring? Within the last several weeks, Adolf Hitler has come at least two croppers. He threw in the sponge after a long battle with high church officials; and he was presented an ultimatum by Germany's financial brass hats, who declared that unless some of the nation's resources were devoted to trade and less to armaments, wholesale disaster was'immin- ent. It was shortly afterward that, seizing upon an unfortunate statement from America, Hitler's personal news organ brewed a great pot of trouble. To divert the minds of their people from domestic troubles, dictators frequently resort to the device of hurling loud accusations at other countries. So it is wondered if Nazi indignance over llir American incident was really sincere, or merely a ruse to keep Germans from suspecting, perhaps, that their leader is slipping. I am Afraid our system will not wall until 13-13 to collapse, and there arc not enough Technocrats now to show the \vay to n balanced nncl orderly .society. -Howard Scott, director, Technocracy, Inc.. */ i HAVE TO HAVE " \ '50METH1KJG THAT WON'T By Williams HERE'S A SAMPLE THAT'S. FAIRLY CLOSE ~ WE'VE LOTS OF SAMPLES, -&LVT SHOW THE HAIR. SHEDS so , IMTHE. SPKIMG-YVMEM WE GET HIM HITCHED UP; WE LOOK. LIKE WE KEPT HIM 1M / \ HE'S A ISM'T HE? lgORKi THigrv VEAKS. TOO SIDE GLANCES By George Clark UKUIN IIKRB TODAY c ,i.i ' "veil I.AT1IIY !> Jill II. <irrl,J/,-,.|. Later hail tK- Miilfdly nut,,.,! her lo injury him. lint I);i],]ii,,. I,,,,, „!„.„,., refuKiMl, ""it lullliiK Lurry, Imwtvi'r, Hull "In- Hi-*! uimli-U to lay iislilo xur- !.,.',',"' mu "l'J I" Jniliu-li JH.V.VI- I'l.ll, JUT younE Kl*(er, on a ., J ''" "tier lillil uruvrd the selll«h *l»l'-r tram Iliu nlllrl. defying lki|iliu« tit |. v i>rr furn. l>'(n«Hy .Ii.iiiiir.r iru.els (iOUIIIlN lll]ll/.- J>[-.J((., llii-itlfr iiruiltH't'r, anil n|i- IKircullv «,„!, )„.,. , vorkl Ini-u llciiilmc I* „,.„( „„ <, |\vo- iniMHIis' HiLle* lour .-icrDss llu- <Mm- Um>iil. Jlcrorc *]IL- h-iivrn, l,:irry nwiiln iiKlm lu-r lo innrrj- him, JiNil fnKi-h-. -S<| Lurry \iiys UIilIn^ Unit DullllllB iori* for lu-r varei-r tlmji Kin- dm.* fni- him. 'r|](. irJi> ynivcji Mn-ct-hHful, hut (he HiniiKhl of loi- «»tr Iinri-y torture'* lluplinp. Anil ivl,cn xlur rftiiniH slip flnil.s tlial l.jtrry In j l(nl - dtitlnt' Jcnnl- ft-r! MIllllS-, " atfor "' ilh lhc . ™. 1 , vcs ,, ) slatc.V Why limit they gel up and say something" r,, )m ol)r THIS CURIOUS WORLD .William Ferguson MAMMALS : IN SIZE FROM SHREWS, TW<O/NCUE:SLO;IG TO s/x;ry-f=-ooT WHAL-es/ SCIENTISTS HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO EXPLAIN, ACTORILV, WHAT CAUSES t;» ON WITH Tin: STORY CHAPTER XX JJAPUNE said yes, she had certainly liked San Francisco and that shu would like to have seen it when there was u liarbary coast. No, che said, she hadn't met anyone named Mickcl when she was in Cleveland. She did hei 1 very best to be Ide kind of a guest she should have been at Anne'ii annual parly for her advertising agency friends hut when 2 o'clock came, she picked herself up from her cushioned seat on the floor and slipped to the bedroom to get her tliat I'm an unpleasant girl. 1'n cracking up because my - sister stole my beau." "Jennifer and Larry? But that's ridiculous. Why I've seen them together three or four times in the last month but I . . ." She realized she had said too much "Was (here some (rouble between you, Daph?". "Yes," Daphne drew on her gloves, "it was all my fault and Jennifer is beautiful so I guess I'd bolter get a grip on myself. Why shouldn't he fall for her?" Anne pulled Daphne down on the bed beside her. "I'll tell you why, you litlle fool; because Jennifer isn't worth your little finger and because she is a ... well, what kind of a girl is she who'd do a thing like this to her own sister? She knows that you were in love with Larry. You ought to teach her a lesson for her own good." Teach Jennifer a lesson ior her °«m pood! * * * JfOK Jennifer's good. For Larry's good. Jennifer had everything low. She had no reason not to Joiieve that she could always take what she wanted, have everything the desired no matter who it hurt She was young, beautiful, ruth- SATIS! TO HUM./ ^_,..J: CURIOUS SEA-CREATURES KNOWN X>S ANEMONES, USE,' MOST it^jisENious METHODS /N CAPTURING THEIR PREY/ THEV SHOOTOUT LONG, Po'lSONOUS HARPOON THREADS FROM THEIR. TENTACLES, WHICH ARE CAPABLE OF STUNNING- SMALL SEA-ANIMALS Anne closed the door softly at her back and they wen: alone for the first time. "Lovoly parly, Anne. Mr. Todd told n-.c that ho wanted you to do their spring book." She powdered her nose. ''\ know all about thai so let's skip it. What 1 want la know is what's happened to you?" _ "We'll ialk about ii some other time, riarMnp. I hear your guests .screaming ioi you. That's a sure Bign ot success.' 1 "Let 'era scream. Oh, I wish I'd had a chance io talk to you but you know how it is." Daphne was gctiing into her wrap. "Ol course, I do. Give Ine a ring at (lie office tomorrow." icr. , , And soino day it would hurt That some day was still sloocl at her back, looking into the same mirror. "What's the mailer, Daphne? You look as though th= devil himself had chased you across the country?" Eaahne shoo her head and bit tho ;n an effort to keep back Daphne nodded her head "Thu job?" v "Mo," Daphnn snid. "il.'s Daphne's responsibility. That nought she kept in mind. "Do you mind terribly about Larry?" Jennifer ££kcd her. • "Wh7 should I? : ^she resnonded, coolly. '•I've got to rush it I'm going o meet Larry" . . . "You undcr- land why I don't ask him here, don't you, darling? i don't v/anl o embarrass either of you" . "Larry was showing me sorr.D plans today for the new building the Trcpal school is putting up at Plantsport." . . . Larry this and Larry that. Not by one small sign did Daphne Brett betray thc thing that happened to her when she heard his name on her sister's lips; thc swift, hot pain that smote her and retreated slowly along an aching path of memory. She picked up thc threads where she had left them off and was astonished to see how few they were. She hadn't realized how completely Larry had ''lllcd her life; how many pleasant compan- !0n= she had let go when shs'had louna Larry. your type but I'm sure I could do it and I think he's interested. So I didn't pay any attention to tha call from the Brown offices. I'd rather stay with Gordon i£ I can Heavens, is that 10 of 7? I've got to fly. I've got a date." Jennifer flew. That hurt, too. Tliat new habit o£ saying, "I've got a date." Not saying where or with whom. Leaving her to guess that it would oo with Larry. * * '* QNE night Daphne allowed herself to get "weepy." She saw again the tender gestures lliat were part of Larry. Only the girl who received them was Jennifer and not herself. In thc midst of her misery the telephone rang (ii She reached for it and said, •*> Hello," in a strangled voice Is Miss Brett in?" It was Larry. , "No," she said and put the receiver back. ! Oh, Jennifer it isn't fair! You're J always had everything. The best ' dolls when wo were little. My new toys when you yelled for i them/and even when you didn't ' Money, for school when I had to i workffoi- my livelihood. Money ', for good times while I tapped a ; typewriter all the time that I < wanted to be an actress. \ Be van actress. Be an aclress. ' Be an actress. Daphne sat up straight and ! thought about the thing that the ! *rase had put in her mind The i thing that would teach Jennifer : Hesolulely she got up and" :, stalked into her living room and \ sat down at her desk. Then she ! opened the telephone book and : drew a ; pad and pencil toward I ler. ' j She wrote: ? Buy paper and envelopes at Tiffany Ask Anne for name of fur rental Plan flowers Arrange Tuesday oil for experiment Make guest list Larry? ?.y ? Private dining room Which night club? When she finished she studied he list of things to do with approval. "I'll start tomorrow," she said to herself. "With $3000 1 ought:to,be abie'to have a .little fun. Not to mention fireworks." When Jennifer came in, about nidnignt, v/ith no explanations', Daphne said lo her. "What's Gordon Herzberg's home address, do you know?" (To Be Continued) f yarn mimes special methods and machinery and is actually spun under water. Papci- Clothes Predicted As Rival of Linen BOSTON (UP) — Papj;- clotho.5, woven of yarn spun under water from wood nbsr, S aon may compels wilh linsi! finery. Ths new yarn proved in tests to be stronger wet than dry, and I PHILADELPHIA (UP) _ nsithcr stretched nor s'f.rank w iih Free Natural Historv Museum here IniHTItirinrr „*. ,!„... _i ; . , i_ _ .. . -* " 1 "--t U1JI JlUl C :r product into strong with thin logs and brush. Takin Rare Chinese Animals Mounted in Museum nsing, ac- , cording to a tutleiin O f Arthur D Little, inc.. industrial chemists. The mamma! class includes all animals thai bring forth their youn» nitre, and nourish them with milk from their own bodies. Practically! every mammal has more or less hair on the tody. Even Die whale' has the only habitant S iuup m ihe world of the rare Sze-chuan TnSm of West China. Takin. which are distantly =; V t —" " J fc " lj j' iu i'~ i :s teci to the Rocky MoimiiiM n y ! C11 5' il!ls ^" " principal factor in! range the thick bVmboo r n " S !L'"" covcrin?3 ' lrom the *^™ « the Hlm,, scattered brisiies. NhXT: What is (be maximum population liie carlli can make this Pa - p , r product a slgjil-1 a cross between "cant addition to ihe present, range ] cow ofjMlile libers, u is believed. | Marco Polo described Takin goat and The fibers are less than thrcc- in-ndredths of an inch Icng. as com- ii i • , ' ^ - — u~t.u*.iu bu AiiKiii a^ Bcyamml, fierce and dano or ous " hut scientists were unable to coi- animals gh thc 1908 horns are prized as pow r dcr flasks. The museum group contains a bull, a cow and a three-mmUhs- oW ealf. Henri cottntr wews VVjint Mt Typlioid Fever Can Be Ver Milcl, HI 1'cver i,aii bo Vci'v ivlilci I ~"" • ' Or Severe Enough .lo Cause Doailil° UR BOARDING HOUSE i j?< ~ : ~— -T&zwi*- . r-"p •itimt.fl . urtij animals in deep pits covered (Ko. 161) JiV I)l(. MOHKIS FISlii'KI.V •:difor, Jnunnr o! Ihi^ Amcricun Medical Assoriatinn, and nf Hj-gti.l, the Health M:\SS7mc Four important intestinal jjifcc- chUdien's disease such rio measles,! scarlet fever, or diphtheria, but! rather one which mostly concerns i crown-lips. In 1900 typhoid fever was fourllii among infpcliou.s diseases in the' number of flcalhs thai il caused.! ions still attack Brat numbers - f human beings in the United Today it is uth. In faci: at least; State, but nil now ; can lie con- T'vc persons die even- year fromj rolled. The gradual ellmlnatlonj nutomobile ncciilonts^to one who'' if one of them, typhoid fever, is'dies from typhoid fever. '- cmstdcred one ol the most not-1 Althoiigli ' typhoid hnr, h = o,,j iblr achievements of modern jirc- brought larjclv under control it! •cntlve medicine The other ilircc Is net lo be •considered a vanHi- \ condtifons are cholera, thc dy,cn-!ing dise.w. It «-l|| not dtappc.iri mcs. and hookworm disease. Of until all our communities have! hem all lyphpd fever once was learned the value of real sanita-i H> LOOK, PROFESSOR f IP I PLAY TH' FIDDLE THIS WAY, WHILE 1' MOLDIMcS TH' BOW IM fAY TEETH,!. CAM MAWE A K1OISE COME CUT OF MS' MOUTH OUST LIKE TH 1 MARCH WlMD WHEM IT WHISTLES AROUMP HOUSE LISTEM t Announcements The Cornier neivs nas ocen an- cnorlzed to announce thc follow- in" candidates for Blythevllle municipal offices, to be elected on April G: For Mayor MARION WILLIAMS \V. VT. HOUJPETER G. H. GREAR For vMdermnn, First Ward J. L. GUARD (full term) E. F. FRY (short term) JESSE WHITE (short term) For Alderman, Second \Varii FLOYD A. WHITE JOHN C. McHANEY, JR. For Alderman, Third Ward DAMON MCLEOD liSTEK LUNSFORD W. L. HORNER With Major Hooplc oy far the most 'important. tion. Typhoid fever is. an infection by i germ called thc typhoid bacillus. still gel Ci>.W)& to (55,00!) pcopic .yphoid fever every y?ar.' are about — ----- !--•-•" -i«i.iiiu>T, oun tit-L t Ihe cases are or nil grades of sc- and each year there Irf^ S °- ( !" M th!>Mhcy 650 ° dealh5 from "• " '» "»'»••' ', i' ' lll f ViclinVs lilllt ' '"""htl^s. to remember ,,» «f ' Wl '" C 0i " Crs ma - v (hat eno "Bh control has been rs- alKC « calh - » r tl iabllslitd to dimmish the disease 1 One of the former typ« ^ a 'a)id death rale tremendously. ondition called "walking typhoid"' ... r™, S J 1S - eilS , C , th K, BC ?' of ' tc »«n l To HlHstivnc Ihe splendid prot-: " ' '" 8 ° TOS madc ' i[ ttel ' c ^ rc "'Chi- aj ' bc cas ° thls - vc -' lr Propovtlonatcly the lhc same number of cases as occurred : m v - in that city |" im ^ thcrf "ould Il! >« been 05,000 deaths of ty- cent of nil cases, ma .. Iu great numbers i lools or excretions from tin "'"old fever in Chicago alon'e, j fever occurs nil ovcr'nUlicr than in (he whole United •world—most often iu wsvm States. he y^llifT, although epidemics occa'-! in winter, j The "six great .haunts of life,', persons be-.which form the homes of all the! ' '.uves of ACM IM HIMMEL/ OAF ALL.T3ER VOT T N1EFPSR MET EFFRV TIME T. COME,YOU OO MA.MP-WALWK1G UWT T5EP, 6OMMER-TUMBLH5 -~-YAH / A CLOWM 3ASA* T=WOM T?ER CIRCUS 1 C31FF- DER VIOLEEW LESSOMS— ACM I MITT PER HAIR T "ROOTS I A 6EMIUS AT F 5-lfl

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