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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 22, 1937
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'{ARK.y COUlUEtl NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO, PUBLISHERS 0, R.BABCOCK, Editor - H. W. HAINES, Advertising Manager • Sc'.s, National Advertising Representatlves: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Bt. Louis, Dallas, Kansas Oily, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday ' Entered as second class matter at Hie post office at Blythcvlllc, Arkansas, under act. ot Congress, October 9. 1917, ' Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City ot Blythevllle, 15o per . week, or 65c per month. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year. $1.50 for six months, 75c for thrco months; by mail in postal zones two to six, Inclusive, $C.50 per yeai; in yone; seven and eight, $10.00 per year, pavable In advance. Bungling 11 may not be oC tremendous consequence but as an A-l example of legislative bungling House Rill 450, passed in the closing flays of the liiiy-lirst Arkansas general assembly, is worthy of consideration. Last November the voters of the slate approved an initiated measure for free text books in the public schools. It was up to the legislature to make provision for the handling and care of the books and the lawmakers came to the not unreasonable conclusion' that this responsibility should be entrusted to 'the county examiners. Their old salaries o£ ?600 per year would be inadequate for the additional duties it was proposed to impose upon them and it was therefore decided to make the oll'ice of county examiner a full time job, the salary to. range from §1,200 per year in small counties to 52,400 per year in counties of (50,000 population. So far so good. What the .schools really iieed is a system of effective • professional supervision. Each county should have a superintendent, selected non-politieally and strictly on the basis of professional qualifications, with such assistants'in the way of trained, supervisors as the school enrollment of the county justifies. Responsibility for the care and handling of textbooks would naturally be a part of the job of'such a . supervisory system. The legislature, however, did not see lit toleslub- lish such a system, and in 'its absence • it was only natural that the textbook job be combined with that of examiner. It was when it came to fixing salary schedules that the legislature really got off the track. The original bill, as explained above, called for salaries ranging from $1,200 to §2,400, based on population. But a member from Garland county, which on a population basis fell in the $1,GOO salary bracket, wanted more pay for his examiner and introduced an amendment arbitrarily boosting his county into the §2,400 bracket. To add S100 a month to the pay of a political pet in Garland county it was necessary to set up a new classification of counties and it so happened that, as diawn, it included seven counties besides Garland. , Then- the bill went to the .senate which, in its wisdom, decided that 82,400 per year was, too much pay for a county examiner and custodian of textbooks, and reduced the salary scale for .the top bracket to ?2,000 per year. But it overlooked the special $2,400 classification set up for the benefit of somebody in Garland county. The oversight was discovered when the bill,came back to the house for concurrence in amendments, but by that lime the end of the session was only a' N few,days aw«y an'd there was no time to make a correction. So now in Jefferson, Mississippi,, Pulnski, Sebastian and Union counties, which have the largest populations and the largest school enrollments in the state, the salary of the county examiner is to .be ?2,000 a year, while in the much smaller counties, of Critlcndcn, Benton, Garland, Phillips, Poinsett, St. Francis, Washington and White it' is to be $2,400 per year. The salaries; incidentally, will be paid chiefly out of state funds. Each county is required to pay $600 toward its examiner's salary, regardless of its me, while the balance will come out of slate funds. SIDE GLANCES \ A -Welcome Pad Kvcn more significant and encouraging, in some respects, than the original contract between the steel workers' union and the U. S.. Steel subsidiary companies-is the supplementary agreement just sighed which provides for orderly, peaceable adjustment of disputes. This agreement sets up grievance committees, labor "courts," and the machinery for selecting and using the .services of an impartial arbitrator. The parties to the agreement pledge themselves to settle their disp'utes through this machinery "without .suspension of work." In some-ways this ,is the best news that has yet come out of the steel- labor situation. For if the groat industry's employers and employes have at last hit upon a formula that will lay the specter of a steel strike, once and for/'all, they have rendered the entire country a great service. "I Icnis never bothered (he Supreme Court with my why should I gel upset over theirs?" prob- THIS CURIOUS WORLD M William Ferguson 1 have a. lot more : time to devote to my teaching. You sec, now I clon'l 'linvc lo mix dales and lesson 'preparations. —Mrs. J. \V. Elliot, of Oxford, Mass., who won a right against a ban on married school teachers. * » ". » I'm through with concerts. Now I'm a private citizen... I'm ,a tired citizen, too. --John McCormlck, famous Irish tenor, after his last performance in Buffalo, before sailing for home. » . * * I think that good health is a fundamental part of success, because a person \vil\ be active If he is healthy. For my part, I keep on going. —Henry Ford, motor magnate. .• »• '. » » What will .come-in the future I don't know, Bill certainly the nation is not ready for n woman presidential this time. —Mrs. Roosevelt. •'.*''* ' » , I would gladly dispense with the telephone and the radio, if by so doing the peace and calm ot life at a slower pace would be brought back. —John D. Rockefeller jr. ,| 4 ,,-g OF THE EQUATOR, .ROTATE ..; - WHILE OF THE EQUATOR, THEY REVOLVE CLOCK-WISE/ GAVIAL, OF INDIA, HAS BEEN KNOWN TO REACH A LENGTH OF THIKTy IT IS THE MOST GIGA NTIC OF ACL.THE CROCOOILIANS. THE FIRST RfNG-NEEK PHEASANTS WERE .BROUGHT TC> THE UNITED STATES IN I TOO. BEGIN Hl'.ni: TODAY TMI'JINU IlllliTT loved IiAHUY 85I1TH, nrclillccl. Hut Hnjiliyc liad refined lo iiinrry Larry uiilil ii! lillil jifcuiiiuliiK-'l uufUolent uticj- lo luiiufii ji:.\-V"'i-:ii, itr Jciinlfcr liia' iiroviMl Hie «jl|l«lt Kier from lliL- xllirt, lU-fyliiK Dtililnic lit I«VIT>- liin>' . V"..!?,'*" .Irmilfor iiicel» COM DON lll-.U/.- J1HIU;, llic-i.lrr )>ri>il««'r. uiiJ np- rmllj- llml* IHT work, 'i'htii IJ.-iplim- Is «i-iil on " < IV °- innnllis' unU-K Irln. llvfnrc »n« Iriivon, I,urr>- win "» k » ''" 10 .u.irrj- 1.1m. Hut iiKtili. -''C f- fu«e«, ivlllionl tfllilUF 111'" "''T. .Ho r.nrr}- hiiyii Biii>illiy> ii«*unll)iK llniihun im-frrx :i fuller TO III. 1 * iu>, rrlnrnlini, I1"«I» -Jennifer .Su Sfciiiini' "dc.'tJrn l» l''">' 1lll! RiiniD ln-ciu-ir. Slil- ""'.'"f.",,,." l?t>i-|;roi<s parly »' '' IL ' **' l io l'l [ '- iiihiKii, InvUlntf J.iirO". llei-^liprtf, mitt ollitrs. Lurry Is hiii'liy '" ""j' 1 -' Dnlilinc, \vlio linn i'* excreuiliKiJ nllmetlvc III I"'" 1 "ow «««'"•' "i',!! me l» wily <»ni K"vi;« <•-;i"*' 1 ' 1 tlttcnllon 10 Hi>r«lnTB, Illlillly I"- MllllK Mill lo linn- U-u w" 1 ' Iltr IIic fnllan-Iui; Sumlnj-. Mirrj in pu^zleil. KOW GO ON WITH THE STORY CHAPTEH XXIII \PHNE blinked until her eyes were open and cuddled deeper under the covers. She felt numb with lack of enough sleep. "What time is it?" she asked sleepily. Jennifer threw a comb, brush and silver slipper into her overnight case. "Almost 11," she said ."My train leaves at noon and I haven't had any breakfast. Do yoi mind fixing some coffee and toast?" Daphne stretched, sighed,and threw back the covers. .Her fee fumbled and found her slippers She got into a warm robe. "1 must have been 0 when we let the Hammers. Where did yo> go?" "Larry said he had to get the o'clock train so Douglas, and went to the station with him Then we went to Childs lor som food. Will you try and hurr that, Daph?" v Da'plmc put some bread in th ;oasler. "Anyway it was a goo irly, wasn't il?" Jennifer lucking her hair undc her hat, remarked, "It was a right for you. What were yo and Hcrzberg chatting so COZ'L over?" "Wahhh . . ." Daphne yawno This is no time to ask me. I' too sleepy to remember. \Vh time are you getting back tomo row'" "T'M not returning until Monday. I'm driving back with Grace. Daphne; last night did you talk to llerzberg about my getting the part of Louise?" "Louise?" aplme and don't act so dumb. ou know I've told 'yon all about That's the second lead. The art I want in Herald On Wi?ios." "Oh, yes, I remember, and you ought she should be played as e fiery type. But I thought that er^berg agreed with you?" "Tie did, after I did a sales job, thought perhaps you'd tell him ow superior it would be done ilh that interpretation." It's 25 of 12. Did you say your ain leaves at noon?" When Jennifer had gone, aphne went back to bed. She ished that she could sleep for- ver and forget Larry as she had cen him last night. Just to see im again had been exquisite gony and to know that she would o on seeing him — with Jennifer -was to twist loscd her eyes. the pain. She E doorbell brought her back from the edge of sleep. She ot into her robe and slippers gain and pressed the button. "Sign here," a messenger boy aid. She signed it, gave him a oin and closed the door. It was the play Herzberg hac ent over to her. She propped icrself up in bed with, pillows I her back and coffee at her side She read for three hours. ' At 8 o'clock that night she pul he play in a drawer of her desk nd stood before the hearth with er back to it, her head raised and said, "Paul, there has bee:) a ;rcat wrong done." She liftet icr chin and there was a kinc of dignity-in the gesture. "It i lot for you, nor for me, to judgi which of us has been at fault. ! Proudly she slood for a moment Then her hands fell to her sid and she lowered her head befor she turned slowly away. Above her head, the small cloc on the mantle tinkled five time: Gordon Hcrzberg put down hi teacup. The girl in the dark red velve house-gown said, "It is not for yoi nor for me, to judge which us has been at fault." She lifte her chin for a moment, then he hands fell to her sides and si lowered her head before sh turned slowly away. ' "But you've got it! That's e> actly what 1 mean." Herzbcrg s back in his chair, his hands folde "Let me pour more tea." picked up his cup, . J "1 was wrong, 1 ' lie said slow! "I was seeing Jennifer in the pa when I agreed to the other pla ing. I was very wrong. You' ndt an actress and I didn't mean for you to . . ." She broke oft prettily. "About what?" she responded and sipped her tea. 'What would you say if I offered j u the part of Louise?" • Daphne placed her cup on the I. Me and played with her col- | '"' I I wouldn't know what to say. | ou can't mean it?" j "Why not? I know a capable j itress when I see one. I gave ennifer a part when she had had o experience." "But Jennifer! Oh, she didn't eally have a part. This is the r.e she wants. I couldn't do that, couldn't do that to Jennifer.'.' * * * 'A/TV dear young lady, if will not accept it, I will not |. we it to Jennifer. I shall iind j ii actress who will play it your I 'ay. Jennifer can't do it. She is j different type." . i "Will you let me think it over?" j \a asked, knowing what her j nswer was to be. • J "You'll have to make up your ^ mind by tomorrow morning. I j /ant to open January 15. There'll • I e only tw'o weeks of rehearsal." {•] "I'll let you know tomorrow i.| morning," she promised. Daphne said her prayers. Oh, jl ord, please let this be the right jl hing to do. I am not selfish, I i.l not cruel. 1 am not doing;! his for my own sake. I'm only j I rying to do what Father would 11 lave wanted me to do. I'm do- j I ng this for Jennifer's sake. I j j need Your help so badly. I don't;: •mow any other way lo be strong: I enough to show Jennifer what she •' I nust learn. Please give me KI strength and Your help. Please <f| don't let it hurt Jennifer, 1 don't £1 care if she is angry if only she | ; l will see what fair play means, i Some day this lesson will mean |J more lo her than the injury. ltl A'ill make her grow up and real- £ ize that other people have rights. E I By knowing that, she will be able 11 to balance her values, to get hiore^l out of life. 1 * * * JENNIFER. leaned on the palms •J ot her hands. Her face u'tes white and her eyes blazed. ".' "Daphne, answer me, is it true that Hcrzberg has given you my part? It is! I can see it. Behind my. back; your did this un- spcakablej perfidious thing to your own sister! I hate you, Daphne! Brett!" (To Be Continued) Because of the earth's \vest-to'-east motion, it has been establisbe that the side of a whirlpool ..'nearest the equator will follow the dii'e;- llcn of rotation, since the equator is the fastest moving part of the earth's surface. Small swirls, siich as those formed when the bathtub is emptied, may be influenced either way by the contour and tilt of the tub. NEXT: What sniilrr lia.s two lonj, curved spikes? YOU THINK I'M \/ OH-M0~.YOU'RE RUSHiN 1 TH' V A LITTLE LATE' g ' I/1 l £?^''W£* 1 -£.^-* &J$|j^^^^ rtis^cs, cups, .vpoons,- y antl glasses. All material left after a meal must .' burned and all utensils boiled. The water used to bathe the pa- llcnt should be disinfected by boil- ov with bleaching powder, before it is allowed to run into the sewers. Milk battles should never be taken into the sickroom. The patient's nurse must wash her hands thoroughly with soap and water each time she leaves the rocm. and should never go to the kitchen or tfce icebox- where there may bs food used by other members cf the family. Real prevention of typhoid fe- •er. tlieretore. depends on a rnax- mum amount of cleanliness, which nsans not only sweeping and dust- of ths ordinary type, but rea :acc?rial cleanliness, and elimination of every possible infcctiiv. :erm. The average person should remember that,* to avoid typhoid fever, he should never drink water milk, or eat frjoc! when traveling unless certain or its source and its safety. Vaccination Against Typhoid Provides Prolcclion for at Least a."\'cai Hands Are Too Smooth, Fingerprinting Impossible SPRINGFIELD; o. (UP>—sr.oui .Vebster R. Lyons, a. barber her; ever need his.fingerprints for identification purposes he probably would find them ot no value. It is impossible to obtain an impression of Lyons' fingerprints which the barber said had bsen worn smooth by massaging thousands 01 beards. Lyons discovered his fingers were unprintable \\-ben he asked Detective William Paief, in charge ol the police bertillon dapartment, to take his prints for civil identification in case of accident. Ruel \vas astounded \vhen Lyons' fingerprints showed up only as smudges. 1:1 MARTINEZ, Cal. (UP) — Onc|| more echo of ctiild marriages wa heard here when Mrs. Rogers sued for divorce, she 15 years old when she married licit husband who was 43. | Announcements Sir Henry Cole, of England, is credited with having sent the first Chjistmas cards. He had them de- sisnec! by J. C. Horslcy, of the Royal Academy of Arts, in 1316. The Courier News nas rjeen au fhorized to announce tho follow Ing candidates for Blytheville mu nicip&l offices, to be elected 01 April 6: For Mayor MARION WILLIAMS W. W. HOLLIPETER G. H. GREAR For Alderman, First Warii J. L. GUARD (full term) E. F. FRY (short term) JESSE WHITE (short term) For Alderman, Second AVard FLOYD A. WHITE JOHN C. McHANEY, JR. For Alderman, Third Wanl DAMON MCLEOD ESTER LUNSFORD W. L. HORNER -5-—^,;HEROES ARE M to E - NOT BORN. XV (NO. ir,7) iy nit. .M.01:1; is FISHBEIX Mitflr, Journal of the American i\lcdic:ll '-Association. ;uid of llyjcia, Hie HrnUh Magazine There arc certain methods for rcvcnling typhoid fever Uiat are low well established by \viticspread so. A vaccine nude of killetl ty- ihoirt germs is of value in prcvcnt- ng the disease. Thus, in the entire U. S. Array, lining the World War. iliere were only about 1000 cases of typhoki ever among approximately 5.0CO.- iOO enrolled troops. If the typhoid rate which prevailed during the Spanish-American War hnci still tx- stcd, tbere \voutd have been approximately l.OOO.GJiO cases in the World War. lu modern methods o! typhoid (ever vaccination, the vaccine Is given under the skin at intervals of seven days, for three \\eeks. In the recent midwest flco;i s , manj hundreds-- of thousands of people were, vaccinated because o[ the danger of typhoid fever from scwngc and other .contamination in water From time to time it has beoi suggested that typhoid vaccine can be given by nioulli instead o by Injection. These methods have been in an experimental -sUige, ii various parts of the world, but do not yet know enough nbou them lo be certain Urn (hey an reliable. No one knows how long the pj-o- cclicn against typhoid fever last.-; fter the inoculaUcns. but it 5:01115 ifccly that it is jood for more than year and. perhaps, for move than hrce years. Soldiers and sailors i'ho are constantly moving about u foreign countries where food nd water supplies are not very ate are imnunii7.:.1 asainsl ty- Kid every three years. In addition to preventing typhoid by moans of vaccine, typhoid KitienU must b; controlled so tint hoy 'iill rot become a source of ihc- tjermp. A person who has t3ie; disease is kept alone, preferably in[ hospital. His room should b: near the bath, and must be kept i scrupulously clean. No pets should | bs allowed i:i (be sick room. The material from his bowels and bladder, his saliva, and aU bedding which might be contaminated by materials from the | must be .sanitated. Fprmaldchycl; i should bo aciilcd to his urine. Material [vom his bowels may be disinfected with blotching powticr, cresol. fcnnaldchyrie, uuslakPil lime. an;l hoi water. His sputum may \x rc-ccivcd in pajicr cups, which arc burned. The utensils and bedding may be boiled or washed In strong dis- iufccllng solutions. It Is important, however, to make .certain that the disinfectant solution doos nol come in contact with the patient's skin. The patient should have lili own OUR BOARDING HOUSE 7" EGAD/ KK3KT YOU ARE, BAocre-R/ SPRIM6 is IMTHE A1P/ BY 3OVE./TH1S YEAR I AM QOIMQ IN FOR FLOWERS 1W A BIG WAY—I FAKlCY YOU'LL BE SURPWSEV TO LEARK1 THAT WHEM 1 WAS IM AFRICA, L WAS FAMOUS ALL OVER THE VELDT FOR THE GIAWT SMAPDRAGOWS "THAT BORDERED MY <5ATO?EU—TEW "FEET WISH,BARTER, WITH BLCO > LARGE YOUR With Major 1—LIKE A P,OOK,IE,YOU BURM UP TH 1 HOKTICULTURAL- CIRCUIT BEFORE TH' SEASON) ,v CPEK1S, BUT WHEW TH' f REcaULAR BLOOMIMS SCHEDULE \e> OW,TH' OMLY THIMQ& THAT BLOSSOM IM YOLJP, BACK YAKU 6ARDEM ARE TH 1 "RED LABELS OMA WEW CTAOP

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