The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 19, 1934 · Page 4
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1 s -'' '*" $ ; ,' ••! *,j, •••>'< PAGE FOUR 'BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS : THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS : C. R. BABCOCK, Editor . H. W, HAINES, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc, New . York, Chicago, Detroit St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered ns second elnss mutter -at the post omm at Blythevillc, Arkansas, under net ol Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by Uic United Press / SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In (ho City of Blythevillo, ISc per 'week, ..or 56.50 per year, in advance. By mall, n'llhm s radius of 50 miles, $3.00 |>fr year, $1.50 for six months, 85c for three inontlis; by mail In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, $660 p£r jear; in /ones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable in advance. Our Legacy .What, inquires the Helena World, is the state of Arkansas going Lo do with its hundreds of thousands of acres of tax forfeited lands? Are they to be counted mi asset of the- people of Arkanstis or is the state merely holding them until private interests deem it prolitable lo resume paying taxes on them? Most of the land, the World points out, is cut-over timber land, abandoned by its owners lifter Uiey liitil removed the merchantable timber.- Most of this land 'will reforest itself. But there is little pi esent prospect of the , state getting anv substantial return. In most cases timber thieves will remove the trees <ts soon as they reach sufficient size. The best the state can hope for {s ,the opportunity, some years hence, to sell its lax title for a dollar an acre 01 less and thus get the land back on the lax rolls. The alternative? "If the state," yiys Lliu World, "would embark on ,1 reforestation [jru- ' gram, in a co in pa r,i lively few years Uio lap'ic! gtowth of timber in' this state woulrl provide /.'evemief,' irom saleable limber sufficient to expand the program so that over a 10-year period Aikansas could have a system of state-owned ioiests that would be woith'untold millions to our children and our giaiulchiklvcn." "If we vrould begin upvyito prgnare such a legacy foi them pci-haiM 'our posterity cclild forgive us^or leaving them such .1 heritage of debt' and lax' ation that now leprcsents Jhc only tiling we have prepared lo leave them." - Public Education In any discussion O f our program of public education it should be kepi in mind that ue maintain schools and colleges primal ily for the benefit neither of those who, attend them nor of those who cam a living in them. I'iee pnbluf education is maintained foi the benefit of society as a whole. Thcie is no justification for taxing eveiyone for the hendil of school pn- Pils or school teacher,-, but (hero is justification for laxmg everyone to protect society against the collapse that would result from widespread il- OUT OUR WAY Jiteiacy and to provide society with the trained workers which are nccos- savy lo carry on our complicated eivilizntion. The welfare of society dcmtimls that all of its members receive sufficient education lo eiinble them to cany on the ordinary affairs of life and to discharge with Homo measure of competency iheir jjolitieal obligations. Further lhai) that it demands for each such specialized training as will enable him to make most effective use of such abilities as Ins may possess. TJic first es.sential is a good, elementary education for everyone. The second is vocational Iraininj; of a kind that will help iilake the student a useful and self-sustaining member of society. The third is higher education for tho.se whose mental equipment and seriousness of purpose justifies the investment. So'far as Arkansas is concerned it may be said that our elementary schools, taking the slate ns tt whole, are inadequate, and our provision for vocational training is even worse. We do maintain n large university and numerous colleges but we make little .effort to insure a socially justiliable return for the money • we spend on Hi em. We need more and better elementary schools. We need ', secondary schools with more clearly deiined objectives. Our publicly supported ' colleges and universities should elose their doors to those who lack the mind.s or the temperaments to take cllective advantage of such opportunities, thus eliminating much of the wasted effort and. money now devoted to such institution*. There is no reason why those who go lo college for four years of pleasant living- before buckling'down to life, incidentally picking up a little cultural gloss, should not continue'to do so, if their parents can alford it, but they should do it at private 'institutions, not at the expense of the taxpayers. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SIDE GLANCES By George Clark WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER ig, £.'.• _!iustmxc,inc. r.H.aiai/.s.iOT.ofy. >• *• - f II'( thinking of Sarah's voids "Have .,,,/ , -V. itrr-'iitH nt-r TO.VV MICKI.fV i- I* I. brrniue of hi- K f ii v r H I Irrt'«i> ti;niri'ifK>!il tu >.»uVr"lHl Hr i- UrluUnj; iiinl ii*IJ>mf ,-. 'Hit; KIINOALJ,, *vpri||Ji>- mid iirntnliicm, - htnr VAM-IKJA HKN.VKTT, it'Mivc-tr, lm» .kc'Hvtd Iihn lrl|» fei-r uvci j lljlt((j 1* over u rrin f. n\;irry l '1'lir.v ITO »i-rtil \ clrr In . t Kh»rlJ:i mill himjr , All l)f tllf I l\y CXCCIK I'eiurN fcln CMVr, «mili Ann. Vtilrrin . lirt-fnifcc ol -llt]||[l I'll III- )»!!• ln-lm-1 IVH-r tut Am --••-*... ._ --- ............. u,., . rauuile* blin to nrik-rltiEci; (lie tvorfc tit irmotidinx JUT i-uiintr? f. Sr<>J>,£ r \nli ill I ..... -It ivhj, friend, .SAI1AII KHjVf, • .Vn- Jrrla folii w ljj<-w. . .vow c;o ON WITH Tin; s'roiiv CHAPTER XXIV ALtlRIA sat down at the table with .Ann and Siirali. ft out with lijju;"- Tlilnklne of something else Sarali had said. "If I were married ID a man likt Peter I'd fall in -l&vo with htin. And I would make him fall In Jove wllli me. After «!!, I don't liellore he was so 'desperately gone on Valeria. Jt might IIBVO been only a oiimiiii': hangover from k|d days." Ann fried lo llilnk l'el«r Joolieil uill.v when blio sahi, "Hello, 'citer," coolly, nlcasaiilly. flut she knew he citdn'l, though h,< did look pulled and a little worried. Ho laid aside hh Uwsparier. "I'm afraid yon have bean having n ralher lonely time," J^ sa id. "Thinga are easing up nomo and I'll luii'o more time now." "I''iue," Ami said. "Wlial ifo yon say about cfancing Bomewhero tonight? Ol- a show? ' „., America will dcmnnt! .something more thnn ..,i»crc window dressing, before sbc.wJH again 8lvo her aid to the Republican nurly. -U. S. Senator Gerald p, Ny e . 1 . *. 4 It is not.in Die spirit of partisans, but partners, that America 1ms progressed. _s. clay Willlaiiis, cluilnnnii of NIRB. * * * We U!iiiiiul,in states urc. so' trnpcvishably bound together that, the-misfortune of one destroys the happiness of the others. —Tibor Ecklinrdt, Hungary's representative in the Lm- ff«o of ffatiotis. ' * * * Wu siancd a contract. Wo promissd to pay. Us the only honest thing to do. -Rislo Ryti governor of (he Bank o[ Finlr.mi, on payment 01 U. S. war rt c ^L * * 4 Something overcame inc. -Albert, Howard Fish, who confessed slaying Grace Budd six yciirs n^o. 1 had always rcganl'd mj *clf us an American- citizen, until I talked to Mr. tNcwtou u.) Btvkcr. Then I discovered we were re e ««lca as a Species of outlaw. _ Picrrc s . a,, p u "l-ouk, major, here's lh;il new cwisl defense s «n I was telling you about," I THIS CURIOUS WORLD % Wifliam Ferguson GIANT «AVS. ALTHOUGH THEY ReACH WIDTH OF ZOFEET, AND WEIGH MORE. THAN ^ ro/v. CAN LEAP <X>MPLETELV OUT OF " WATER/ : V/iND iS DUS.TO THE CHANGE •r-ndHr^-'S -•""- •-•— S THROUGH CRACKS AND CREVICES AT VARYING ,VELOCITIES/ K HOT AM' EXCE.SSWELV FOGGY CITY/ BRITISH NOVELISTS HAVE CREATED THIS ILLUSION. 0.1634 BY MtA 5MV1CC INC. ' tl IH By Williams ¥-&*) Brilisli ineleorplogical oHicc ngurcs show that, in spite of the wide reputation of London's November fog, the average number of fo-gy November days, (or years back, is five. Charles Dickens' "Bleak House' 1 K t W )| c ,,l of Die novel thai has helped io spread the gospel 'of London fog. NEXT: Wlvil animal makes hay? Don't Shoot a Rabbit That Fails to Show Ite Speed City Named Bethlehem 193 Years ago Yuktide BETHLEHEM, Pa. <UP) _ O no Hundred and ninety-three vcars ago this Christmas this cily" was named Bethlehem. The scene of ttie event was a slablc adjoining, the first house in the town. The site is no-,v marled KV Dlt. MOItitIS FISHItKIN* Editor, .Journal of Uic American Mcdiinl Association, ami of Hy- jei.i, Ihe Health Mag.iziiic Men hunting lor rabbits again should tc «-arncd of the danger of bringing home for cooking rabbits lhat can be knocked over mill a stick. Tltc healthy rabbit Ls the one that can run like n "scared rabbit" when the hunter approacl-.c.s The one tlial can be knocked down Is likely to he infected with ths rabbit disease called lularcnila. ivlilch also spreads to liunian being'; Ttilarcmia. or rabbit lever'uels its name from Tularc County. Calif. Sonic years ago the wild Kam c in Tularc County was found to i )c [|y- mg by tltoiuands Ijceatisc of a ike conditloji that was spreading among (hem. Snycsllgalors . isolated » scrm which was irsponsibtc f or \\\^ in . fcclion among the game, and which m later studies was found to he r«- f|K>nslb)e for a similar infection In other parts of.lhc counirv. tt has now been Idi-nllficd In tv'cry i,lale. ""T C '' ic " y ; " lcct « l '« *'W , A W |:lrcl "'v Uic wrins are from al i c an ( llnl (ll !im ,y rr by Ihe bit™ of ticks or fleas • fence this discovery «,,s ' mi «i e . innidreds u [ c as es i,. 1V( , b , . Ul luiumn tdn ss who becom ftc ed .it,, lh e S ern,s of i ni J l u=1 ' ; <lrc ' ;iilli : '^ •wWcl had be™ .shot or kn over by hunleis. «- ins prepared lor human food, sometimes for feeding clogs, hogs, or chickens. Usually the germ got Into the | human being through a sore on Hie finger, or a scratch or a cut which came in contact with tlic fur or tissues of tho animal. A few days after the contact, n great swelling appeared, which changed into an ulcer. Tlic glands nearby then became swollen and Finally ihe person concerned became .sick. * * * Since the condition Is no«- rather widespread. ircrsons who arc going to handle rabbils for any purpose ought to wear rubber gloves, If they do not, they should wash their hands thoroughly in some mild antiseptic solution, and most thoroughly with soap and walsr I after they have finished iii c handling. Never let a scratch, a cnl or a tore come in contact with Ihe flesh of. the rabbit or with the dish or pan in which the rabbit meal Im JCCH kept. Wrarmftis paper which has contacted the dcnd tahblUs should be burned. 'Ihe attention ol -,\ doi'lp" "i-iild IK callrd In rvi-r.v nil r, r .-, OI -r just as soon as Micro is Mm 5 |i s lu«4 evidence of swelling or secondary Infection, i - her eisaret case and hclil It out. Doth Sarali ami Ann declined. ."You're lucky if yon haven't acquired the iiabll," Valeria eald easily. "I smoke dozens a day and It mounts up. I suppose Peter's '.old you about Hie Job \vo've bud doing over my old home'.'" Sho add?d, with a haif-emharra'ssed laugh. "Tliat Is. Peter is doing It. I'm only standing off admiring. But It lias been strenuous, buying nil lli>< tilings lie lias suggested to put Hit* old place on Its feet again." Hht realized by Ann's look of bewilderment that Peter had not told her. So much the better. "You must lie awfully glad It's finished," Ann said. "I am. I'm driving out lo stay "Moving iu?" from Sarah. "Yi:s. Everything's in beautiful condition. I'm really thrilled. Well, I must rush. Cllad I saw you!" Sarali ami Aim sat for a moment la silence after Valeria had gone. "Metier have It 0111 with Peter >vhcn ho conies home tonight." Aim," Ann , .... Her hand shook a little. "It yon ask me, I think she's a snake," said Surah. "And Dial's the lowest form of life to me. Ann, yon simply must talk straight to I'eter. Tell him it he's going to liiay at all. hs's got to pluy scinare." Ann thought so too. She was thinking ]nst then of Tony's voice over tlio telephone lieforo she liad left the house. Pleading, threaten- Ing. She must see him, lie told her. "llettcr liavo it out with Peter," Sarali warned, as Ibey parted. "Ife-'II tell nic tonight," Ami was thinking. "Probably it wasj.some- liiiHE his firm liad agreed to do. AJcu arc awfully business-like." Jnst words. Aim didn't tlifuk Tcter should liavo done over Va I « It's lale lo gel tickets, but we can advised, "tlawl liim out, drawing on her glove. eria's house and she couldu't argue liorselt into lliinking so. More than anything, she hated his not telling her. * * » JHJTJEJl liai! ijilenileii telling Ann, A but decided not to. He couldn't Have Ami thinking ho wanted the joli when, he didn't, lie liad KOHO out twice, made Home drawings, scut Paul, out lo supervise and try." "I'd love It," said Ann. Her voice was eager. It would be fun to get out ol ihe- bouse and go somewhere. It he had an explanation, she would believe it. She wauled lo tellovo Ills explanation —if he had one. To get back on tho Bamo friendly fooling which bad made their slay In Florida memorable. "I'll have a quick bath and be dressed In 15 minutes," I'eter said from (do door. "Can you bo ready?" "I'll race you," Ann said. "Pcler, we're celebrating my uirthd.iy'" "Ann! Why didn'l you tell iiieY" "I'm telling you. now." "You should have lold me before. How old arc you, Ann?" "Twenty-one." "Just a kid." Pelcr said, adding ••iflcr a moment. "a sweet kid." His voice sounded tender. Ann closed the door to lier room Hie phono rang Just Mien and she lieard Peter's deep voice saving "J tell yon, Valeria, it's impossible!" * * * A N ' V wit lo her dressing Table and sat down. What was happening to her? This storm of emo- liou sweeping over lior—wbat did There was :i. knock at 'her dooi and Peter called. "Ann!" "Yes, come in." Peter stood in Uic door.' H; looked tired, worried. "Ann, I'm , V as not lost. Kendall doing?" Vouy "I don't know." "You jucaji tie's not tlicro?" •No, Peter wna not here, lie w .,, (irlvlng out lo a country place wltli Valeria. Wouldn't Tony tie s , v . prised to know lhai? Ann was ihlnkiug billeriy, "yi.. H louy, Ihcii Peter. Something iin.st wrong with you, Ann, You can't hold your men." Aloud, sbo safd faintly. [|-yf n • Hard to bold on lo loyally "lie's busy. Something Important caa)0 "Oon't rirelond with me, Ann lou ro angry wm , | ltnl) avcll , { "No." i "Von aro lying." Sbo did not reply 'Tour birthday." "I'm here alone, colebmtine v birthday. There's some l^r !!!, ™ U '.° to <* «">«!> a-ul my "Sounds nice." Ann said faintly. &ho wan thlnkliie of Tony. sW | h ', lier blrtli- day. sorry, l,, u something's -come up. netl imikc it tomorrow—" "We aren't going then!" l "Not tonight. It's urgent. You understand?" "Yes," said Ann slowly "j do •• Something j n |, c ,- i oll ' c Ci(|lgl ' |( bun up. "Ann, you don't think I want to go—" n-iT'" 1181 "' 1 I>ClCr ' U ° j f lsL as >'°" "Jf you'll let me explain!" 'I rtOM'l want-to lisltik". Peicr was suddenly very angry. He didn't like 'Ann's lotie at "nil." Ho wanted to explain but, In the mood she was in, an explanation might bo worse Ulan .saying nothing at all. It was unlike Ann to loolf nt lilm angrily, to talk in tbat curt, Bard way. Welt, all right it she wouldn't listen, if she wanted lo doubt him— Aim heard bis c;tr driving away. The sound merged willi tho sound ot Ihe telephouo ringing, She went out in the hall. Ihcn bad stayed away. Tfio work was finished uoiv. .Valeria had come in and given iilm lur check for tho amount—52000— "Ann?" very promptly. [ ..y c| ; T „ Ann camp into the living room,) "What are you doing? .Now?" . I lake ilio phone, Susan," she.- lold the maid. The voice over ihe wire said. OUR BOAKDIiNG HOUSE ivjlh n bronze tablet. The services were conducted by ft iH'w arrival in the colony. Count Nicholas Ludwig von Zinzendorf. The count led ilui ivny to Hi- sta- 'ble, carrying a lightp.-l candle and s.nging a German liyinn. Before the clo.se of the service j.lhc congi-csation ^ang. "Christ |V/hcse Glory Fills tne Skies" and tnc sacristans appeared carryin™ 'Ko recoil why we couldn't celebrate together, is there?" '"Wo ran't, Tony," Ann said breathlessly. "It you don't come-here I'm coming out lliere." , I'You cai.'t. YOU really mustn't!" "Look hen,-, Ann, use your head Is there any reason why you should spend a ('.nil evening on your birthday while Kendall runs about?" There was a silence. ' • • • "Aim?" ~' "I heard you " "Well?" "I'm coming over. Mayle, we'll' lake a drive. I need to get out of Ihe house." "Yon need me," Tony said. He gave Ann (In; address of tha new apartment lie luid moved into Ho was glad be bad moved. There would bo no .unpleasant meuiorica for Anu liere^ ; "You're not far from here," Ann salil slowly, sim hung ui. Uio phone and went into her room tor her fin- coat and a brown beret. She put a key in her bag, went out in the ball and caught the elevator. Tony let her in. He looked happy Si and excited. Ho stared at Ani'i'7 wlifle. unhappy face. When he started to lake her in his arms .Ami safd, "Plcaso-don't touch me, Tony." ^ '•' "Good liea'veiis, AhjiXwili you ever get over, boing-u purilau—" But ho Iminorcd her. v"I'll iix you a cocktail," Tony said. "You look all In." Ann nodded. She heard lilm In Hie kitchen moving about, heard him on the porch, cracking ico. It made lier think of Peter, moving about in their little kitchen In Florida. Pelcr had said, "Tired Ann?" so gently, and then liad concentrated on breakfast. U bad been funny watching Pelcr, who wna so hig and masculine, going about gelling breakfast. Ann watched the reclanglo ot ' yellow light, the door through, which Tony would come presently, bringing a tray with cocktails. (To Ho Continued) lighted wax candles, distributing them throughout the assemblage. The settlers' love .of music an:l I simplicity of service Imvc been I preserved, including even tho cnn-1 dlclight, in the v! E i] S of the Mo-1 ravians of Bethlehem hi their scr-1 vices. The largest bird' is the ostrjs which sti>nds nearly sight fest ' and weighs about 300 pounds. AUGUSTA. Me. ,r;p, .. Tims- wliu are Yankee Division mentors i will b: slvoii social inM aiUoiiK-- j bile rijislvallon plnics. TiWy \vsrj ! 1 Issued RI i-.v ,-rqwn of Y, D 3ffl- By AI ion i INSTEAD OF YOUR AMNUAL PRbSENT 70 WE, OF k THREE-CWE ~eoX 'ft OP PERFUMED SOM=,TW5 YtfXR v CSETTlNti ME t\ NEW STO^/E -^' 1VE AfREAODY-PICKED IT OUT, ^,,. 1 i WILL TBE SET UP TOMORROW-' I Vt WORN OUT TPAT O\JC> KILN, 6ET i IN<j MHAU3 TO r^-MTEM , --,,_ SlOCKSHOW CHfxM'PSONS OhTVAiS HOUSE) SITUATION WAS ACUTE — li WAS EITHER /VNEW STOVE, OR YOUD ALL GO ON THfe CAN OPENER AND CANNED HEAOT I r > TOR IT OUTR1GHT,OP, ON 1MSTAL L |Vi ENTS ^ i HIS VULETTIDE WILL BE SEVERE ON MY "B, AP\DLY-TH INNI MO WALLET/ 1~VE \OL) A "BfxRREL OF MOW,' A STOVE / .; r

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