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PAGE FOUR THE BLYTHEVILLE COUflJER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO., P.OBUSHEBfi s O, K, BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HAINES, Adverting Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dailies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City,'Memphis Fui»jfc!>«i. Every Afternoon, Except Sunday RA, Enteied as second class nmller at Ihe post olllci nt Blytlicvllle, Arkansas, .under act of Congress, October 9, 1311. Served by the United Press SUBSWUI'TION HATES By cnrniT tn Die City or Blyllievillc, 15c |Kr week, or $6.50 per year, In advance. By mull, within ft radtiii ot 50 miles, $3.00 licr year, 51.50 for six monilis, 85c lor tlirec InonUu; ijy m«ll in postal rancs two lo six, Inclusive, $6.50 iwr year; in zones seven and eight, $10.00 l>er year, payable In advance. A Labot Surplus Soiimijotiy 'down ;il Liltlo Rock lias hail Ihu briifhl idea thai rccciil (roubles involving farm labor i' 1 Poiiisolt county li;ivo .sonic rol.ition io (lie ISiiiiUhoiul cotton control act. Hence a resolution appenlin;; for tax exemption of one or two bales of wtcli 1'iirni tenant's cotton crop. There is a reliitioii between the production control program ami the I'oin- scll county Kituiiticm, btit a one or two bale exemption from the Unnklioiul law lax is not goiiuT to reinejy the trouble. • The slate |r-f all'air.s in .1'oinselt county, clili'ers from Unit iu Mississippi county and oilier counties only in tliat in I't-inscll county there' lias been some iilleinpl at organiml prolest; and sonic; loose (tilk by persons ;tp|>:imitly willing ki inalie a bail situation worse by stirring up violence. Pfirtly duo lo the cotton control pi'o- . •iirui'i), partly lo an influx of landless i'annci\s from ilrouth ;\iul poor noil areas, ami partly to the decline of the .-'timber industry there exists in this section an ovci'supvjly of labor. As a result many larjje farm operators lmv<; found it pro/ihible (o tiiru from (lie old share crop system of tt|)or;iUun to farming by day labor. Those, \vlio have stuck to the share crop system have been able to get rid of their less satisfactory tenants willi full assurance of beini; able to find new 1'amilies to replace them. Wagus-l'or day labor on farm.'T'liIivt? been forced (Jb low I'hiit only I ho availnbility of federal relief has enabled many -farm workers to exist during the; slack .seasons. • Naturally tliere is dissatisfaction. Jt is not a tenable situation. And while they may find some temporary advantage in if the majority of land owners know that if i,s a bad state of ali'airs _and.ono that cannot continue indefinitely. But it: : is nut. so easy to find it remc.ly. Restriction of production, for the present at least, seems necessary. And while we have an -admitted surplus of labor here, where else can these people go with prospect of (hiding better conditions? H is not a local problem but part of the great national and world problem of hulam-ing production and consumption in such a way as lo make available lo all who arc willing to earn it a just share, iu Hie plenty ,'(hat our resources and our ability to exploit tliein make possible. Democracy Has Faith in Man's Wisdom Harvard's President James li. Conant (ells n convocation at Amhci'st College that one of the treat, threats to human society today is a revival of "the ever-recurring suspicion of man's creative intelligence." The scholar, .says President Conant, has faith in the human miml—faith in ils ability lo .solve any problem ivliich human association can present. Hccausc of this faith, Ihe scholar fitvoi'K l!)[> freest kind of research in- lo social problems, and the fullest kind of discussion of them—believing, as he does, that human intelligence is capable of limlinj,' Ihu way out if if is just given the chance. lint today a distrust of this capability is growing. Somo people are rising to protest against Ibis kind of free inquiry. They rail for closed minds, as if some ((iie.stion.s were so dangerous thai even to examine them from an unbiased viewpoint were lo court grave danger. * * ' » "The universities and colleges, as focal (joints for speculation and research," says President Consult, "are the subjcel of hostile, criticism, and in at least one country havo sull'erud a devastating prosecution. Man's rust- loss spirit of imiuiry has always been disconcerting to those who demand a final ami uiit'liimgiilg j/iclure of Hie universe." Now air this may. seem rather remote and academic, • to those of us whoso daily routine .is conducted far from the campus. But it i* worth remembering that it is precisely this faith in .man's,.creative intelligence—• this faith which animates every college 'ami university worthy of tin: mime—which w Uiu foundation K(VIK of the ilumouVHtic theory. * : + v ' ' • • In other words, \vu live'-iimlcr a democracy for •exactly.:'the same reason ^ that men like President Conant devote • their lives lo .scholarly research: He- cause we believe that the race has the brains lo find/a way out of its troubles ami (In; collective goud will . to follow such a way once if has found'it. This, viewpoint is not popular ; in.. (he world today. In nation after nation," men have abandoned I his faith and have afkcd to bu led by some autocratic power w'liidt will make all decisions for lliem. Some of lliem have even proclaimed .jubilantly lhat democracy is an out- ot'-date concept, and that only the authoritarian state can survive in the modern world. Kor ourselves,- we still believe in freedom,—freedom in government, in academic research, and in all other forms of social activity. \\'e hold that belief because wu still have confidence in the power of human intelligence! —Bruce Cation. OUT OUR WAY By Wiia ( WOUUD LEAVE HIM BE, HE'D GIT DOH6 AM' GIT H I K GUT °'r I ! V HERE/ 1 ti 1 iW I -it ' ''i 'I I'll' liiii xL^i ' ;ij I: 1 i; UUt 5\>i & IIS* (ABK.) COURIER NJBWS SIDE GLANCES By George Clark TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 1935 Unclulanl Fever Is Spread Through Domestic Animals BV Ull. JVIOljllIS I'lSlliiKIN ,in two ways: First, DiioiHi Mi- r.ditor. Journal at ihe American: |]nii ihe germ into the body with .Medical Associalloii, anil of 'such infected dairy products as Ifygcfa, Ihe Health Mas«Inc raw milk, cream, hulUr or clicMc: farmers people who handlejsrccn* through direct handbn-' ol food, particularly milk and the livestock ".maun. « fish of animals, and nil workers When n person yets umluluiVi ,Ln M!! S i' 0 '' "° uses .Offl'l'*" he lever, the coldltion develops usu- imiticiilarly aware of Ihe disease ally from 12 to 21 days after n« L-a «I •Illlrllllnill, fover 1, ,, n i, I,,, ,' ,,„.„ „„ , , ,.' , has been exposed lu the germ. It dc- Ifjerm of tii'idtiiajit fever i stroycd. Farmers, livestock dealers pat* ing house employes, butchers am* veterinarians who come In direct- contact with 'meat must cleanse their hands thoroughly after handling Da- animals, it ,,,|,| lt to worth while lo wash ihe hamh In an antiseptic solution • after C ucJi exposure. gcLs Its name from the fuct lhat the lev tr «ocs up nnd down hi waves. • Once it was called malta fever, because It was first, definitely described by u British army officer stalloned in Malta; that was in 1861. . Investigators found lhat on the Island of Malta goals were responsible for spread of the disease through Infection of their milk. The first t-ar.es begun to appear among American soldiers in the Kmlhwcslcrn portion of the United Stales around 19W and 1905 At. first the malady was thought lo be .„ .,„,„., „„,„- , lmccuon slleh , typlioil fever, because the disease t y|,hof(| fever nfhiem I be ei 7 VM '"•".'»<" condition. Aealu It losis, or malar!!,amisometime '''.",,. li .'f." le .. cas . es «'''«!even as appendicitis or tnflnimmi- 011 fion of the gull bladder, in other casts tticre are suspected Infections of Ihe kidneys, the hearl, or Hi" bladder. .lie, lio«cm, certain defl- Birmingham liuihlinj; 11^ BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (ui 1 ) 13tiildin8 activity in Birinhi»hani during 1934 increased more Uian 75 per cent over lhat of 1933, city building department, figures revealed. Expenditures for building dur- I'ing 19i-t totaled $1,065.218 as com- ipared to $594.583 lu 1333. . begins like most Infectious condi- (fciis, with a feeling of sickness, chilliness, and some fever later on, nectiii" the tody generally. Tlic most important symptoms, are Hie reeling of great general j Read Courier News Want Ads. ITOiknres. sweating, nnd the corn-so of [lie low. The fever goes from 99 to 11)1 degrees in some cases; ii> other cases frojn 101 lo 105. Between periods of fever, the temper- aim^ may be quite normal. Since the condition Is not common, it is frequently diagnosed as jome other .infection, such -j; At the siune time, . were Kludying an unusual condi- "You cau'l do imylliiMji wilh him, ndcer. Mis parents are spoiled him.", 'Black Oil" Reiincry Working Overtime tion in cattle, called cqnlivjlous abortion, Around IDlli. Miss Allot Evans of the United Stales Public Ifeallh Service .found Ihal the sam>. Bonn wa.s responsible for malta fever. Then it w-is found that'cattle also transmitted this germ to human beings, and also Unit Hie flesh of the nig might be rcsiioiisibli;. Now it is riithcr well established thai miilfa fever, or iimlulant I'cv- may de\ r elO|) in human mle ways of proving- whether «:,; disease in undiiiant, fever. The on") of treatcsi value Is (he Wood test ' Of toiirsu. (%fiy necessary .slop must be taken' lo prevent disease of this kind. We must,; proven! conloct by luiiiiiiri beiiigK with Hie Bums of HIL disease ,1-5 [hey occur In infected mcal ; niul in Inlcctcd dairy products If mill- is thoioiiHhly pasteurized TllliUM.orOLIS,' Wyo. (UI')-A new refinery, with conlim-Ls nioush lo keep it operating; until ipriuy, has bUii'LeU operating hevc n the In-art of the "black oil" fields. ' . Designed to handle "blacl; <>ii." .lib new industry made: « rapid atari, and shipment^ of liquid a.s- ihtill, h.nvu gone forward to Miu- ncapdli^. ! 'I'lie iciiiuiry has n ca- mclly of r,500 barrels daily. The; principal iiroducls from llic : clinci'y arc. gasolino, fuel oil and road oil. Oil.'at, present.. is .'belli!! '"''!0 fvoiH this IMuck Mmiiiiaiii Iml a pipe Iliic-Is plinincU. •.» •inunbcr of yearn there ... hut little demand for black I, bul its value as' a; base lor :ul -oil 'nnd fuel liow-'.is I'tcos- aed and llic demand' Is incrcius- ...v...io[ioli^ is; in the center of ven fields llmi,' iiroduce Hit pe- iliur ,1-j'pe ot. oil.- '. Wi-atlu-r I.iiri'.d Ualllcr INDli.l'KNDENClJ, Mo. . (DPI — iiuiaiy wi'iilhcr became so worm ere-lhat it caused n . rnttlcsnnkc come out to bask in the sun. r. J, S. Ktrothcr saw it on a *K and killed if. II, mcusurcd •j feel anil hail six rallies. Si'huol Claims Record ' BOSTON .(OP)—Tin! James Kus- 11 Lowell school, in Walcrtown. 'aim. 1 ; a record. Ten j;.'-t.5 of twins n- enrolled in (he school—om: -t of mixed twins,' five sct.s' of oys nnd foiir. sets of Birls. tWloSop)ier statesman, STATISTICAL VfPT. f JVeKtjtork debt is five times fiigherthaa ntb ffcedle. under conirolled condilion.s, tilt HIWI.V lli:ili: TOIMV- (IA1.U HU.VIIKIISD.V, lirctl!, S3, \>iir:i« In ;, «IIK- i,,|||. (.•„,; ,,.„ lin.l U>0 .rcnrn of ...UlcBc Inill.inj.-. huiu-ll IQ hv <t tvitl-lltr, \Vhc-tl lll-r fnllifr lH-r:ii>i<> i|J -,f, c n ,,, H K [ filJ ,„ lu lie liny work M.t |.«ulil ui-l. Sin'"Ml lll-r l|l-y.-ur-nlil 7>ni|lirr, l-|lll,,»iiMii,rl ilic-lr Int'iilM fnllirr. s'l'uvi..; ,>II;VI:MS. «ii,, ni.^t, woil<« in (hi- mill, n>k» t;nlc 'in nirtrry Jtlm. Slit: |ir,,tnisi-.% to ^fn- 1 *,fn, MM :m»>vrr hi :i rtn iliij.-,. I.nlcr Him TI| K I,I s l,i: KMS s- iriir <m din river. Tin- i , ilratl.- liiilll ,-irrivril hnin •Hii-nillni; I Irlls Til.-t tl llrhili I» IIU tlie tclcLflio |;o . fnllitr. mn mill. llrhi i,n. iiuiu:iri- '1'iiA'rcii- tiiiiii;it;rr ol Iliv inlll. u^hr<-r. Vl(..|-;v. lliul IK-. Vlcl.) hiirrk-n tu Von Mackenseri [s Revived Hero }{ind£:sbui;'» i. , Geniuny'3 grea!. Vv hero has fallen ca i' tlial August Aon M fhovn heie tn tall Kow iti bis S6th Midcnstn ciitn !• th EUfsl nl Mj!l inll i.un'io ot uiii c-ii. ioriii. Von i,|,,|j ivoir c;o o\ \s'i'rn '['in: STOIIV OlIAl'TIOl; V 1'llAtCllKK snmnij one 5llni>cred toe and spolso into the ivory telephone. "Oil. Mrs. Westmore," slic M'aa i?ayin.^, "l''alher'F. just lold me lliat liriau'a home from I'uria—" Tfio -answer could not- have pleased lier, for white tenth tloscd dowti on llin, crini!;nii KIT. VicKy frowned :ilisli!ly. llnr voice ilid not alter, tfinugh, as she went on smoothly, "Oh—he's not llicro? Ilui it doesn't mutter nt all. I just wanted lo loll you. Mrs. Westmore, how- slad I am about it— for you, I mean. Urinn really should l>o vvilli you. I krinsv lic'II Ito a (;reat comfort. Of course all of us—1 mean hia old friends— will Iw glud to sco him." Hlic listened for .1 moment and llicn went ou. "Yes, I saw him iu 1'aris. you luiow last w-jtiter. . Tliat'.i why it was such a uiirprise wlieu j-'nllior fold inc. I (hoiiBht firlan was EOIIIK to stay abroad. Yes? Well, oli, that's nice of you lo Fay that. Why, of course, i'll he ghttl to—-"•' A minute laler H!IC h:id put down llic telephone, stuml stariug at lier relleclirm in the full-length mirror. Vkliy's liair filled 'her head Kinoolhly like a ca|i. It was so dark is wau almost lilai:k. She ciiauyed the ^otillhio of llic cap slightly, studied the effect and changed it again. Now iilio w BiuiliuK. Wilh claboralo casual- nc53 sho Inok a fresh cisarct from a box, IlKhled it and hurried down the slairj. Her fiither, nlmont comjilctely luirictl in a iif:ws|ia;i<:r, ;<at iu a big riiair hcforo Uio liro jilace. Vicky drew a footstool nearer and sat down. Stnlicrt Th,ilch: r cuiil, "Il-ui-m." Vicky Ihrcw onn arm across his knees "father—" «Us aals). "Vcs." "KalUcr, I want In tulli to you." Tlio cdgo ot tbo uewsiiauor sngged. Thatcher looked down Bt his dauslilor. "\Vcll—?" ho asked. Vicky's lirowu oycs were completely wildest). "I ivaiit you to forgot what I s;\H auoiit golug to Haraun," slio s.iiij. "with the Ston- ore. I'vo cliaiigecl my mind. 1 mean I'd really r.nhcr Bl.iy berc— with you." Robert Thai* 1 ' r rorered her h.iurt with lit^. • Mjybo later—" ho eussesled. Vicky noddtr). "Maybe laler Ihere'll bs some vtace C'lt waul to so. In (be uieaniims I'm golos to Eljy r)Eht hsif Tiiere's boe thins, though, UK). | j 0 ll€e j soui? clothes icrrlblv." "Cnu't you L-uy tb«iy? 1 ' "You darllE-. 1 i iiiiuf I'll run hohblns off a CJale'a lin^urs moved likotlic rest. Iu two years at the mill she had learned, lo keep' up with llin flying silken spindles in spite ot wcari- nesa. in spile, of ahoiighto that wnnlil persist In hrealtiui; through Uio monotony el llic sriiiillug, shrieking roum. • Today iviis lilictlial. There woro Ihonclitr, that, wouldn't ho pushed haeli, that .wonJiln't stay securely £'• wliovc. she lunl nut them. Instead . . of inoving hands and jerking bol>- ''' bins, .'ifiat'cii'a!- of whirliui! tilkeu (-5 GuJniltqa ,qalc siivy a young iiiau P with broad shoulders, a young willi Lrown eyes?, whoso into deeply Inniicil. .She taw him BiuH-' 1-. lug, lookh'ig lip iit 'her ua ho knell, S fa. coiixiiig Uio IKiincs nC the bonfire to "Looli—if-'you stand over hero I think you'll get more heat." and then; "If you don't mind wailing alone for a few minuten I'll daah down aiirl get my car." She hail, rim av:ay. Of coursn she Iiiid run away! What else was Iherc in do? 'Brian Wcstmore tad s-avcil lier life, .liiil'ii waa what ho woidil liavo do'iic fur'anyone- 116 t'i li.-uln't : trcogiiizci her. hadn't knovvii she. was a mill K j r |. Ho =1 was, as U.ile, nciuiittcd to herself, ij iiiiich uicej; than she. had cspeclcil. M I-'i'ipmlliei-'. and ensjer. to talk to. .... ' •..«"»- 'PHUKK was spiuetliiiij; clso lliat ; hail fiiinirised her. l-'or a moment she bad nctual'ly felt sony i f(ir;:|ijiii. for Urlnii .\Veslmore! It I wi|i_ wbcjii lie;liail u.iid, "I'm not go! ins 'back' lo Paris. 1 had tbo fool! ish notion-1 could be an artist but It Mound ,0111 '.l.'.wiis mistaken." B- ,Sp'melliinj;]lii' ihe way lie K ,-[W It @ lli:iiV,ufiid^.>icri thhik of herself, her }'i j amhilion , to become ,T teacher. It i Urlrin Wcatiiinro wanlccl to be 311 $£. i iii-tlst' aiuf rduidii'f, just an E)IC bad ^|' ulrcaincd of leaching.school. Now |Y ! he was "spi'ii!;'lo «ot a job." Ho H i n.i.canl iu ilio in.ili, hn <| 0 u|,i. she "- i.liiiil. cpuin back- i,> the mill. M.I M , so luiil [irhiii Wcsluiprc—but wilh !i- : | wliai a ilifftirnuce! [j, ! llc'tl have an tirtkc 1111 in fr,,^. an oRii-e with ),ig|,, witlo wiiulo, ' ami plenty of iiiimjtiiae. Thtn' u would IH-, no rows of machines keep- llic lives ot four persons—ended. kitchen oC tho houso where he [slci>iicd on the starter, lived with Ills mother aud cu-f "I wotulcr," IJvian asked the st- terod, walking heavily. Sjtcve car-[lent ilaiKucss. "wlial her name is?" rieii a load of fircsvoad which he I l''or ilio.^c fnur jiursomj It bad dropped Into a bin bc.iicjc the breu an Important day—more so and worked twltiiy. tfay- orr; lmi forgotten. Hour alter hour wutit ou. Tha "''id lunch period passed and then llitrr, were three ami a halt liours I niDrc—tbrct) anil a half hours o! "birling spindles, Broatiiii§ m.v ohinca, girls snapping ntj bobbius i an-l claiupins them ou. I Bale's tcel emartcd and her: Stevo turuwl, (|uic(ly, and fell promptly, hurried through u le fhouldcrs nehcd 03 lliey always dirt c house, tiala liidn'i ?->M slic'i! ,mornlne IAEUS anrt wMVfj lo the.!^ lalo ofteruoon. t.itllo burning tlictu rcnlixcd. ilay 111 a I Uio followed seemed flnlo nro.^e ills mother called from the next rooul, "Sieve, don't forsct I'll ur.cd Eome kiiidliiif." "I'll get IU" ib marry him, He'd hardly (toped Ihal she. would—right away. Bui ahe'd (old him there was uo cue else. She'd said tbat much. And she'd promised to give Utm an answer In a day or two, jot machines Ibal filled lh= gray. ing. pushing. Everyone eaier to|ij Meanwhile Gale Ueoder.=on bur- :nr>!.'y, moist ovjr-Iieated loom. AMJI^t nway. Gale, stepping lo'o th»' rlsd alouj s ilark slrsfl ivilh small.ot the- (,') wolf blue apioin}i!!E5 E? . j cloak room, heard a sraotherti) lw>.llk<! JviTlIinzs mi cither f]i',t 'Th»lj- 31111.= wcul up ,im! domi. up [cry. .She halted suddenly. UalE Uosicd slie'J Iis able lo uct lu-jjuO dim", clamping eu boul-in;. "VVLafs the mailer?" ehc asie,- lo Ihe houee Klllioul meetiug any-liwutjug Hie threat!, eaarpias ihs' (i 0 g,. conitnued) • \ mill fl-llh her brother. She was her flsco when tits l-cll soundcil, ready for work—one of 60 «"oaicn. some older and SOUIG younger lhati her»el(. standing before die tows us ran up and down her arms.' Slie kept on ai her task. j And tLcn-at last-release! ThV>i'"| bell rang and ihe day shill poured U: Into the corridor. Everyone hurry '"

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