The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 7, 1937 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 7, 1937
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BLYTHEV1LLE '(AKK.)' COURIER NEWS "THE BLYTHBVILLB COURIER MEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS 0. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HAINES, Advertising Manager Se'.a National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, petrolt, Et. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sundqy Entered as second class matter at the post office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act ot Congress, October 9. 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the pity ot Blytlievllle. 15o per week, or 65c per month. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, $3.03 per year, $1.60 for six months, 75o for three months; by moll In postal zones two to Blx, Inclusive, $850 per year; In zone: seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. Support the C. of C. Too obvious for argument is the fact that the welfare of everyone who derives his living from li job, a business, a professional practice or Die ownership of properly in Blylhcvillc depends upon the progress and prosperity of this town. If the tq'wn does well jnost of the people init will do well. 1C the town does badly most of the people in it will suffer. It is almost equally obvious that by working together Hie people of Blytheville can make it a better town—a better place in which to live, work, do business, and own property. Self-interest dictates cooperative el% fort for the advancement of the community. The medium for such cooperative effort in Blytlicville hap. pens to be known as the Chamber-of Commerce. The name, though probably as good as any, is not particularly apt. Certainly it is not exclusively a commercial organization, except to the extent that directly or indirectly the commercial interests of the com.-' iminily are served by anything which advances the general interest. The Chamber of Commerce has been, and for the sake of the \vclfaro and progress of the community must increasingly be, the agency through which the people of Bly'thevillo Work i together for a better'town. There are, . brains enough and'material resources "• 5 enough available io keep this town going ahead, The trick is to apply , them effectively. The best available way for each of us to do his part is by supporting the Chamber of Commerce financially and by helping with thought and effort to make it an intelligent and effective instrument for the advance-' me'nt of BlythcvMle. Mayor'Williams Marion Williams was elecle.d mayor of Blytheville yesterday following a campaign singularly free from the bitterness that often marks political contests. Three respected citizens made the race. The voters made their choice and now that it is over there is no reason why those who cast their ballots for one or the other of the defeated candidates cannot give the successful one full support and cooperation in his administration of city affairs. Let congratulations be extended to Mayor-elect Williams and to the other successful candidates at yesterday's elqctjoi) aivl let them have the good will and help of all citizens in the proper discharge of their tasks). * WEDNESDAY, Ai'IUf, 7, 1937= Tip For Uncle Sam In the current issue of a m'agazinc, an able economist makes n few sage observations. He maintains that the coming boom already is on the way. To those who, don't care to be taken for a ride by it, he offers this advice; "Buy tangible, useful, needed things. Aiu] lend as little money as you can, unless money-lending is your ' business." This seems n bit of comlnon sense that can be heeded profitably not only by John Public, but also by Uncle Sam. In the hitter's case, however, the last sentence is probably needless, as brutal experience has taught him to ignore Ihc outstretched palms of overseas neighbors. lie could, tjiough, confine his purchases to "tangible, useful, needed ' things." This phrase, for instance, might apply to armaments, but only to such as arc needed to defend his domain. Beyond that point, they lusty still he tangible, but since America intends to enter no more foreign wars, they arc hardly useful and necessary. Conservation Aid A newspaper Hem reveals that most Americans are now within a day's motor drive of one of the camping grounds and resorts in the national forests, , beautiful . 'natural locations in. which they can swim, camp, and picnic. As fast as the dclnand grows, the Forest Service of the Department of Agriculture is developing other . scenic spots and recreational areas. The great value of any such program is'obvious; at a glance.-To the vast majority of the people in our ciliesj whose horizon•. is, bounded, by •.consilrue- tions of man, conservation of natural resources can be hardly more than a. phrase. It is only by visiting and luxuriating in a national forest that they can realize it is a sublime heritage, .meant not only for them but for posterity. The course of the Forest Service seems a splendid way to amass public opinion behind the drive for conservation. SflEflM A human being docs not want to be nn infinite sort of nothing in the face of mass production. —Gov. Frank Murphy, Michigan. * * t . I do not wish to train the wild animals any more, although I would far rather train a wild animal than a man. —Maria Rasputin, daughter ol Russia's "mad monk," and former wild animal trainer. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark "Dick isn't home yet and I can't locale him. Surely h« inows Ihiii I'm having a surprise parly for him lonighl." THIS CURIOUS WORLD ' William IS THE MOST VALUABL AND MOST USED ' IN THE:'WORLD. TRAILER ADVENTL By Nard Jones ©1937, NEA Service, inc. DliClIN HUHE TODAY MAH'I'HA J|Uri"l'Airf imJ HUT- TV IIAV.\[:s begin n (rlti up (he wewt coii«t Io Ulmonvlrijfc ihc new Ainmetil trailer. They iilck ui> OH11IIY N'HAIr, liuudkonie young kllch-liiktr. Neal «•]!« Ibrm ke l« to meet u friend, JACK Sl'JJD- IX>N, tit till; J.oujr IK'arli nuto i%iiiin. Hut ut I.OUK lltacli, Neal iHKiiuiieur* from (he trailer und Sm'ililiin driven uwoy ivlIU Ilelly, fulllui; In return, I'VanUe, Miirlhn cnlU iiollre. Thru *hp mu* u vlre, Ku;>}MMicdly from Hetty, iiavlMliiK Hetty Milt nu-ct Jier nt n Sun FmnrlAi.'" bate). Next, N'ejil turn* ut> ngnln /inil lcll« Mlirllui "Ititn Ililnit mny lie blUUl-r" thuu tthv IlilliuliifM. Mnrlhu n[;rce>i tu iieuuiiiiniuy JWtll to Si;n Prnntlhc-o (o flnil Ilelly. .She llnJn kir«rir (;ru.i hur inure nnd more tutcri-Nteit Jn Xeii). Jlut, JiTrlvhiK JIL 'Krlaco, MnrtliR nulls Ihtit fielther ^petition iiur Hetty ore rCKlHlfrocl nt tin. i|CHt£- uulea hulcl, IriHfrml, .Mj.rtl.R eel* aiiuthcr liilll-r, nlfio ure.HUmiilily tram Jiclly, ndvUlnj; everything Is nil rfj;lil. IHttdirlied, &!itr(hu vt'nnU lu enll police hut Neat nro- lenfK (lint MlC'li u move nilubt cull*,, Hetty'* dentil! And Unit nlKlit Nmi telln MnrtJm he lovwi Jier. NOW GO ON WITH THE S'TOIIV CHAPTER XIII H"*HE manager ol the Bridge Auto Park grunlcd ^nd turned over on. his bed. But again there came that insistent knock at the door ol his cottage—a knock which he had hoped might be part ol a dream. Grumbling audibly, he climbed from his sheets, pulled on an ancient but serviceable bath robe, and shuflled to the door. He was startled to see a rather breathless and young woman o lose sleep, morning." See you In the The door slammed decisively, 1 and Martha returned to the railer. There were o'tlier cars and rallers in the camp, but she seemed to b6 the only tenant awake at this hour of the night, t » * pBRHAPS, Martha told herself, she had been foolish to run awny from the hotel and not wail until morning to como to the 3ridge Auto Park. But when she lad disengaged herself from Gerry Weal's arms and escaped into .he solitude of her room she knew :liat she mustn't see him again. He would be telephoning in the morning, perhaps even that night —and she had to get away to think. The Bridge Auto Park proved lo be an. excellent location for dis- ilaying the merits of the Airspeed. On one of the main arterials for both north and southbound traffic, H drew many a curious motorist attracted by the streamlined trailer. With these, as well as with the occupants of the auto park itself, Martha was kept busy. At the end of the. day she had pointed out the merits of the Irailer to scores of prospects, handed out as many advertising leaflets. And that night site made her report to Arnold Sloss,'grateful for a task to keep. her. mind occupied. ; ' . ' '.•;•'. your itinerary. And I've known where you were. When I found you'd left the hotel I telephoned (he Bridge Auto Park. I was mighty relieved when they said yoy were there. I was afraid per- ipps you'd started north against ny advice. You leave this morning, don't you?" "I should have left an hour That she OUT OUR WAY By Williams - THET DAD BLAMED HOUW STOLE TH 1 SUPPER. MEAT.'.'-HE'P ME RETCH 'I M, WILL VEW? ONE QUESTION! FUST, SUGAR '. VO WUH WAMT T'KETCH TH' DOG T'PUNISH TH' WA5H MARK/:. JAPAN AVERAGES FOUR __ DAILV/ THE UNITED STATES : AVERAGES ONE E.VER.V f^OLJK. €?A^S. H-l ithcr poisonous snakes grow longer than the Diamond-Back, but it utranks them all in bulk. H reaches a length of eight leet, and ri bite om its enormous fangs usually results in death within less than an our. NKXT: What fish is equipped with lonff appendages that protect :s lower fin? Mosquito Breeding Places Should Be 'Stamped Out To Combat, Malari; very attractive slanding there And he was more amazed yet when he recognized her as the young woman who had called earlier in the day. The young woman (or whom he'd been holding that airmail letter from San Diego. "I'm sorry lo bother you sit this time o( night," Martha said. "Bu I want space for my coupe and trailer." The man yawned. "There's n lot of it out there, lady. Just park anywhere and I'll talk to you in Ihe morning." "You see, I'm with the Airspeed Trailer Company. I'll be here two or three days—" "Showing oil Ihe Irailer? Thai's okay, so long as you pay the regular rent. One fellow a while back figured his trailer ought to draw customers and he should gel in here rent free." "1 intend to pay," Martha said. She reached inlo her bag. "Never mind now. I don't like . day and 'the next -,stayed on at the. Bridge Auto Park, Then, following Car'riiiglon's itinerary, she crossed/the'grctlt bridge inlo Oakland and Epehr'lhc day there. -:" The three days proved a tiresome grind, and";at the close ol the last Martha 'tumbled onto the made-up berth .and dropped off lo sleep almost'instantly.' When' she opened her eyes the sun was streaming into the trailer. But it was not the sunshine which had awakened her. There had been a distant tapping at Ihe rear window. Looking up she saw Ihe smiling face ot Gerry Neal. "Breakfast ready?" * * * AT the sound of his voice Martha's heart rose in her^throat and whirred there like a frightened quail. Siie knew in that magic moment that all along she had wanted him to follow her— and been afraid he might not. She knew that despite all lier anger and all her suspicions, she had wanted to see him again..' Hurriedly she drew ' on" 'her dressing gown, and went to the window. "I'll wail 10 minutes," Gerry lold her. "Jusl one cigarel." "How did you know where to find me?" . Neal grinned. "You showed me "You mean we should," Neal smiled. "Belter start the codec." Without answering, Martha turned from the window. H was nearer 20 minules than 10 when she had dressed and made tonsl and coffee. But near the opened trailer door Neal was still waiting patiently. "All set?" "You're invited to breakfast," Martha said. "But nol to go with me. And I'll have to hurry," Neal entered the trailer and sat down before the table, watching her pour the. coffee. "You don't mean thai." "I do, though. I've a job to do. You've said that the best thing for me is keep on for the Airspeed Trailer Company. I can do that by. myself. And you're not helping me to find Betty." * * ** TTB was silent a' moment, slill • watching her deft hands. "Your next stop is at Eureka, isn't it?" "Yes." "There'rc some lonely stretches on those northern California roads. You'd better let me come along." Martha sat down, pushed the lever on the automatic toasler. "San Francisco seems really booming. Why don't you try to find a job and settle down?" "My job is to sec you out of this." He reached across the table, took her Jiand, holding it tightly. "Look here, Martha — that night at the hotel I slopped pre- lending. "Why don't you slop il, '•' loo?" "I— I . don't know what' mean." "Yes, you do, Marih*]. You haven't the slightest reason to believe in me, but you have believed ill me. I've been evasive and secretive, but you've Irusled me. Why? Why have you done that?" "Because I want to find Betty," Martha said. Neal shook his head. "No, Martha. Your judgment tells you that you should report me to the police, ask them to investigate Belly's disappearance and broadcast a description of Speitdon and his car. Isn't that true?" ' "' ' "Yes it's true." Martha sprang upward from the table. "It's true—and that's what I'm going to do!" (To Be Continued) he disease. The yellow bark of he cinchona tree of Java and Bolivia contains more quinine ban the bark of any other cinchona tree. Malaira, however, is such n serious condition that no one should even think of attempting self-treatment. Play Dealing With Windsor Stirs Toronto TORONTO. Out. (UPI—Tlieom- itcur playwright, Stephanie Jarvis. has created a stir here with production of the play she wrote, entitled "Swords on the Altar," based the abdication of King Edward VIII. The play was presented at a drama festival here. It deals with the abdication; a war fought by England in Egypt, which England los?s. and the question of Canada's fate. The United States offers to defend Canada from at- lack by the enemy, if Canada joins the Union. The enemy, in turn, of- fers England an armistice, if Canada is given to her. Just as King George VI is about lo sign the armistice, the Duke of Windsor bursts' in upon him,. persuades him, on behalf of Canada, not to sign, and succeeds. The play ends with Windsor on his y ; ay to join the army and fight for Canada. Discussions of the abdication'by characters cast in various roles, feature the play—inostl}' bscause of the frankness in which the subject is treated. South African Railroad Holds Donkey as Rival j JOHANNESBURG. (UP) — Tile humble donkey, an institution of the Veldt roads, is such a serious i competitor to Souih Africa's rait- i way that the Railway Board wants i its activities checked. j If the donkey is simply used by ; a poor man lo eke out a" bare living, the railway has no complaint, but it charges that donkey tians- pprt is becoming "big business" aiid that fleets of donkey wagons -have been launched on the roads by one man. The Central Transport Board declares that "the problem is as much social as economic," and suggests that it is possible that legislation may be introduced to control all road vehicles, and particularly donkey carts. ' Secondary Students Get Youth Aid in Hawaii HONOLULU (UPj-oince tho National Youth administration program was inaugurated in Hawaii, 830 students over 16 have receiver! .•nipport enough to remain in school, school officials report. "The value of this program is widely recognized in this |»rt ol America," said Oren E. .Lonj. superintendent of public instruction. "U has helped us solve many dim- cult problems." OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoople (No. 1RU - nv nit. sionnis FISIIBKIN Kditor, Journal of the American Association, and of Hvgcla, the Health Mayarlnc .i Malaria probably has destroyed more people and more nations than almost any other dlsca.-c. It has been snid that the downfall of the civilizations of Greece and Rome may be laid to malaria. Alexander the Great, died In 323 B. c. after 10 clays of fever. Thcodoric. leader of the Goths who overthrew Ihc civilization of Rome In 483 A. D., also died ot malaria. According lo recent figures, the (tcatii rates for malaria in nine .southern stales varied from n.2 in 1918 to 9.8 in 1030. For the whole United States, the [inures average ibout 2.5 per 100,000 people. : mluiuUeiy. enough now is known about Ihe methods by which malaria is IrnnbtnUlci! 10 make It possible for any community to stamp out the disease rn- llrcly, if they wish lo spend the necessary funds for Ihe punxM. * • * Those who are sick with malaria must bo protected from BIOMI bites with suitable screens. Places in whlcli mosquitoes breed should be drained, and oil spread over such water as cannot be removed by drainage. Another way ol destroying mosquitoes in' pools is to slock all lakes, pond;., and jiluggLsli .siic.ui^ will) fish that live on larvae u the mosquito. The mnlarial mosquito usually '•ites at dusk. In summer rescrls where the population i:i mixed, pe|H)le may come from many localities, and some may !>e infected with malaria. If these people and then others arc bltlen by mosquitoes, the malaria may bs widely spread ns the vacationists return to (heir hnmc-s in different oarls of the country. In malaria the chief reliance in treatment must he placed on quinine, n drug introduced in 1630 by the Countess of Cinchnn. nfter whom il.s source is named. Quinine comes from the 'cinchona bark. People who arc constantly rx- ocscd to malar;,'-, in tropical anas take quinine every day, one l;onr before sunset, .so as to have the protective drus; in thflr blow! should. they linppm to bo bitten by a mosquito. People in malarial areas n!,r> ! screen their bccis ai night and. If passibie. keep Ihc air nioviii? wllh electric fans. They also wear -.uitatlc clolliliiR. and face nets to •ivold bting billon. There are many inosqullo re-, 1 pollcuts made of aromatic oils. While it Is doubted if these arej definitely useful, they scmelimc;,i seem to help. Houses may be' freed of mosquitoes by burning pyrclhnim iiowlcr. ({uininc ahiO is used in 11^ ions forms in Ihc treatment ol -RIGHT OP, MY TM' EDUCATED FLEAS—THEY THEY eiNG—TTHEY OBEY EVERY COM*\AX!D~-SEE CYCLOPS, TH' CJKEATE6T JUMPED OM SEE HIM HOP 3OO TIMES HIS OWM LEWQTH-—OKJLY OKIE UIME-—-TEN CES1TS My WORD . CROWD \5 MOBBIWG THE ~ IS "RICH "THERE MUST "BE WOKTM Ikl I41S IT MOT -TME "DlcSWITY OP A dlTIZEM OP MY STAkJDIWS IM THE COMMUMITY, ' I'D RISK A LOOK/ MYSE LF THEM THE <5ATE —

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