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April 17, 1937

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

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& tfotik ^ BLWIIESVILLE /(ARK.)' COUHIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVIPLE COURIER .,„„ THE'COURIER NEWS co., PUBLISHERS ' " p. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W.' HAINES,"Advertising' Manager Sc!s"'National Advertising "I\epreseiitit|ve«: " Arkansas Dallies, Inc), ffew Yprjc, CJilcago, Detroit, fit. tauis, Dallas, K»nsM ffty, M Published Every Afternoon Except filtered 'as second class matter' at t}ie'past" office at B}ythevl)le,' Arkansas^ under jut ..of Congress, October* 9, 1911 Served by' the Unl.tM Pres« SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City ot Blythevllle. 15o per WCCK, or C5o per month. > By mail, within a radius of DO niltes, |3.pO per jear, $1.50 for six month:, 76c for three months; by mall In postal zones ty.'o to £|,x, Inclusive, $6 BO per jear; In zones seven and eight, (10.00 per year, payable In advance. Remember 1932 Some 2,000 eastern Arkansas ei-s, including perhaps 75 from Mississippi county, heard an jnypressjye plea by Cully A. Co)))) at Marifinmi yesterday l-hat they consider! crire- fully tlie probable results before cm,- bai'king on a program of 'expanded cotton production. Mr. Cobb, now director of the Agricultural Adjustment Administration's southern division, has had a leading part in the cotton phase of the fed: eral agricultural prograin ever since 1933. He was in a position to take hjs hearer's back to the situation in'\yhic|i cotton growers found themselves in 1032 as a result of unrestricted production and through the steps in the four succeeding years through which cotton prices have been more than doubled and the cotton producer ))fis"' A been lifted from bankruptcy to a fair degree of prosperity. ; Nothing is more certain, lie said, than that if the cotton " producers of this country, by producing in 1937' a larger ' crotf than the hiarkels can absorb,, increase the existing surplus of American cotton, the price of cot-' ton will strn'.t back to-jya'rd the 19.32 level. Let no cotton grower-, he urged, be guilty of practices which, if adopted by all cotton growers; would mean ^disaster to him and to all. Those who heard Mr. Cobb wpre visr ibly impressed. His talk at Mfirjimna was one of a series throughout the cotton be]t. They are certain to have a beneficial effect, although' ', whether they will halt the apparent trend toward increased pvn'lijc.tjon remains to be seen. It is not the business of this newspaper to attempt to advise any farmer as to what his cotton acreage should he. Every fanner has his own individual problems and must work out his progiam as best he can to meet them. But we join with Cully Cobb in urging the farmers of the territory served by this newspaper to consider what the certain result of: a general aci'eage increase would be, to ask themselves if they can justify taking for themselves a program which, if adopted by all, would mean disaster for all, and to count the risk of hay T ing to buy high priced feed ,with cotton made cheap because the land which should have been in feed crops was put in cotton instead. The cotton growers of this section, in .coimtjon \vith those of most of the cotton belt, as Mr. Cobb pointed out, are now enjoying prosperity. That prosperity is the ftirccl, and .unmistakable resu)t of a program tljrpugh which produptjon of American cotton has been brought into balance with de- fiiand. Certainly ll>e pajpfuj lesson of n few years ago shquld not be so quickly forgotten. Cost Of Neglect- Having served for years on the bench In Detroit traffic court, Judge John J. Manor is well ijualillcd {,9 write a book on the subject. And in his book are som,e interesting anomalies that wjl.l interest eycry student of 4)i)'3 vital traffic proble'm. Among other things, Judge IVIaher points out that police Jiavc handled: I'lie routing of ti'afl'i.c, arrangcn>ent of signal lights, construction of safety /.Ones, and s.p on—matters that ar.e decidedly engineering problems. That we educate and train pilots tp handle. planes and sailors to handle ships, but that we turn a M-yeaivold bdy or girl loose on the streets of a big city to learn to drjye a car. That most of our a.utqa are new and streamlined, but that 75 per.cent of our existing traffic laws are old and obsolete. Is jt 'any .wonder," after the way it has been neglccled, that the traffic problem has become a menace? SATURDAY', APRJL 17, 1937 Gloved Hand Of Tlie Lati) When the justice of a British, court sporls it new pair of \yl>ile gloves, you Jhijy know that all is peaceful, serene, and orderly in his particular baili\vick. Tlie. spring iissixeH of the Ontario" Supreme Court opened at North Bay,. Ont, recejitlyj and it was discovered that there was not one criminal case QII the docket. Apd so, in. accordance "with the old British custom, it Became the duty of the sheriff to pro- seijt l)ie pi-esitjirij; judge with a pair of white gloves. '(.'hat such a custom ever will, sprout in the United States is somewhat doubtful; for where, in this broad republic, will you ever lijul a Vcpurt calendar, that cl.pcs not cpijtain at least one criininal case awai.tiiig trial? Never- thejcss, the custpin is'worth a thought —if only as a reminder that jt is pos- sible,.'after'all, jo conduct a society withqiit a erijijc wave in this modem world. Never marry a confirmed golfer unless you arc tin addict yourself. — Mrs. Walter Hagcn, suing for a divorce. * ',* • Women arc not only sloppier than men, but they're more disreiiicclful In the fcmrgaln. —Angle, cleaner of the. rooms In the dormitory of tlie University of Pcnnsylynnia. • f *. .'(,161 " U.A JOJ P3}OA Ot(» 'C -rounds 'S 71— 'Jp-w «tnouu aoj DJOA I 'UOib'U.HIl JO 3SEO HI SIDE GLANCES By George Clark TRAILER ADVENTURE .. py Nard Jones f i???, NEA s.'W'I/*' "Yon-want your customers lo IJiink you have a smart wife. Still, I'm supposed fo make a lot of stupid play; so Ihcy'll always win." By William Ferguson ABOUT ONE-TH/tZD OF ALL PERSONS BITTEN BV "" "MAD bOQS" COINTRAGT 'IF NOT TREATED,' AND RESULTS IN ABOUT OF THE CASES. BEGIN IIEHR TODAY Piillliitr, ivll'h Hie' Iiclli of fSKK- l> >VI-:A1;> lo Jocnle JUT roiniiuii- ' •IACIC SrilDllU.V. )IAHTII.V IIUI.T- 7A1.V Altir(« north fruiti Mini Krati- CIKOM ujl (lie ivt'Jit t-piisl. Anil Mulileiily «JIE dcridrH, evm (lioiiKli *te lovrn NiMil, Hull lie Is 1m- jalt-atcd lu lu-ily's !llMiii>x>etirtmce. nc> nl a hniall CulUurJilu loivu she Ijli* liliii {Irri'MlL-il. • ' ' i>Vr(, In i'orlliiiiil. Murllin Icuriiu (but n JOHNS* C1/,,\IK, Jjcuille iindcru-orld clinrnulcr, l« Involvrd In Hi* fnsy I'ulltu lilnl linn llcl- 1y iiiiij- Iiui-c Ijvi'ii nnirJorvu. .Miir- Ilin KOV* on to Sculflc nnil (here I» llljllllcl.-l] l,y SuVJiIoil who ItlC'li.V JUT lnf« incriltiK hliii ill « (roller wiiiili. When Jliirthu uniikeiiH Khe JlniJn IHTM-I/ In „„ nlmiiilgiicil tviirclipuiir. A frjv mluutta lulcr Nlic Is vltliirotarinfA ami (nkfn ulwurJ Clziiik'» xWn. 1 JJi.fJJoii *»»«•» \H> nnil (.ike. >liirlha' to CUnlk's cnliln. TLcru Jlnrlllll riiriJ.s thill she mi,] »;c(ly"hiiri! Ill-l'OlllC lllUOL'rnl vll-dlll.V Uf II Kl~ KiiiilK- iloiip irliie ivJiJiM- le»Ufr« ^viiiilcd t tt try ynj tl , lc ^,- (l . a i| vr "» n nnrcrillr I'cinyrrvr mnV iucij •hi- Klrls to liiiikL- tin- ((•)' l <l-/.nll: v atrn In Ink' Ji.ilo tliu rlii«. Ji,. l.rir, ';IB)J- mi in? KriiiinO« tiini if jinc Ui>i'.in'l Join lli-jii, It will nifni, IliC'vlliibli, '(JciitJi r..r i.r.lli vlir hud lli'il}'. 111. I .llrirlha iH-'iidi'iiiinril'. Aiigrrrd nt Ihl^ tU-fl»ni:r, Cl/n|k I'll l.f In ti nllnkhiK (Irlen'i;,!. N,,'r- rlllvrf, 3)iirlhii « t -o.s (Ills ' Wjlow liii.ia nviiriuicl)' evi'ii us Clinlk lirc- Uliri-s to lynyis Hit wiWli. KOW 00 OX "WITH TJlp STOKY . ' .llnrllii: OUT OUR WAY 13y Williams TH.EY PREFER. THE- COMPANY op OTHERS op THEIR lijND, BUT, FOR PRCJTECTION', E^CH LIVES IN A SEPARATE DESERTED SHELL. OF SOME " GA5TR.OROC). CHAPTER XXII WHAT fearful order Ciznik h issued fo the Oriental, she could only gi.i?:;~nnd she never really to know. For at that moment there was a terrific detonation out over the water. The Chinese stopped in his tracks, turned queslioninyly to Johnny Ciznik. The tatter's face had drained of its color. "Ling!" be roared. "Get above!' Standing there, Martha felt the swing of the ship as it altered its course. Hells tinkled somewhere below, and slowly the throb of the engines increased, vibrating the floor pjiilcs bcncalh her Ceel. Shi. stood Ihere for a momenl, too frightened to move—too frightened even lo realize that in their hurried exit, Ciznik and Lint had lefl the cabin door swingini. wide. •-•".-" door against the wall. II was then Ilia. Mnrlha regained her senses, anc rushed lo the oixi!i doorway. The passage was empty, bu above her she could hear mei shouting against the wind. Ex peeling every moment to run head long into an adversary, Martha walked hurriedly along. Desperately she hoped to gain the deck above, perhaps hide herself dur ine 'he confusion. Then, as sh passed one'of the doors wine stretched along tlie passagewa^ she heard her name called clearly And it wns Hetty's .voice!' '• Martha stopped as one stunned. Almost afraid to answer, she answered softly. /'Yes . . . it's lyiar- tha." ....... '•You can turn the latch from he outside," Betty said. •"" * In one sudden movement Marha was inside the staterborn; and o great was her jo'y at ruidlng etty that she almost lot the' door .ving tight again. "Wait!'* Betty aid, clutching the knob. She urncd the Jock-so that the door vpuld not close flush with the vail. "If you'd been in here as ong as I have you. wouldn't miss chance like this, sister!" * * * ^/JARTHA wanted to cry for joy at the familjav, jocular tone. But when IJetty turned to her she aw in the blond girl's eyes the mmistakable efTecls of days of car and v/eariness "Tell me," ' Martha pleaded. 'Are you—all right?" Betty 'nodded."''.'Surp, I'm all •ight. Handsome Mr." Ciznik lias aeon a little unpleasant once or wice, but I've managed him so a'r. Have you met I$f. .Ciznik, by any chance?'"! Martha flushed angrily. "Just now." She took Betty's arm. 'Gome on, let's gel out of here." -"Easy, Mart. There's not a -hance: We'd'run right smack into hem. I tried- it ohcc—but this >oat seems to have a knack of gettini; away fropi the revenue cutters.' 1 ' As the ship turned, the swung heavily, clanged IMMUNE. TO THE VErxIQM OF QTHEJ2 NORTH AMERICAN SNAKES. C0?a. l«7 BY »(CA StRVJCE. IKC. Following the bite of n rabid animal, symptoms of rabies may no set it> for two months. Pasteur's discovery of preventing tlie develop incn.i of rabies remains ns one of his greatest, achievements. NliXT: Arc doves, symbols of peace, ahv.-iys'cftil? "Is that what.'all the excitement ?" • ' :".-'•. •"• ; ' " Deity nodded.- "You heard a revenue cutler flririg.'a'warning to stop. After a—"She stopped suddenly -as the siateroorri'.' plunged iito darkness.' '-"There go the lights! Ciznik will' 'run ^without lights,-and ketp-a'way"frqrn their searchlight hejim if he .con.'. 1 "How—how long Have you been on the boat?" ' * "Maybe a week. It seems more .ike a year—rand it may be longer than a week for all I know. They don't want to , let go of me, and they don't quite know what to do with me." "But how did you gel up into the Northwest? They told me al the California border that Sped- don had through alone." v ' c * i? T5ETTY smiled ruefully. "Oh, no! - -• Ljttle Orphan Annie was lying in the closed rumble seat— and Mr. Speddpn's gun was pc/inted down pctweeh the cushions of the fr.ont 'seat with one ' lave fteal disappear, because l|ie vhol.e job looked suspicion 1 : and I vdulcin't bo surprised it wo we'ro for rumrunners or dope mugglers. Out of a miilipii inane emarks—and I can' iru^s 'rni all —I had to say' (list! Speddon vouldn't believe I ivr.s jokipg. Jl<; old nie J knew loo much' uiid hat in three days I'd be talkin;; o Cteniki He torn out of loyvri ike mad—and never stopped c;c- :ept for gas and oil and sand- viches." '•"You didn't send mo any lelc- irams then?" "No. That VMS Speddon. I think ic'd have gone back after you, but he was afraid. So he thought jf it; could keep you happy until 'ou got to Seatllo he'd he nil righ:. • did m.yji^.o to sjip you a note 1 -did you get it':" ' Mariba nodded. "At Portion.!' "I don't i-uppqs'e you co«*^ rea-t niich cf if. j" just had half a minute to scrawl it gut and slip it o a gas station attendant. 1 was •rying'to warn you aboi't Tiznik and Speddon. But . . ." 1'•.!•.;•?, voice grew suspiciously fciijky :»-. .he darkness, "but 1 don't nippy.;* injtiling could have k.ept you from walking into this, onyhov/." "J've found you safe, lhat'j :.'.\ uiat matters." "Safe Betty repeated the word cruecrly. "Have you any idea what >'il| happen lo us ii th^'. government boat should overtake this one?" "But they'll be too busy to think about us." '•'1 \vis.h I could believe it," lic-tty answered. "But when Ciznik recalls what we could tell Ihc police I'm afraid he'll remember, all right." * * * fell silent al Ihc sudden 'sound of heavy footfalls in Hie passageway. They grew nearer, went on down past the door. "That's Ciznik!" Belly whispered. "Belly! lie's gone back to hjj slatcrobin lo find me! We've got lo make a break for ilV Maybe if we can get up on deck we'll have a chance." They plunged out into the dark corridor, feeling their way along the wall. At the far end they heard Ciznik's swift curses as he iiaii.d whi|.e he handed the dumb realized Ling had left Hie door officer bis license with Ihc other. It seemed to me like we drove i'p.p miles before he let me back into, the front!" "What made him take you in Ihe first place?" • '•'•'It was because .of a crazy remark I made. You remember we went back jo the 'service station to ask the attendant if he'd seen Neal? WC|| T just lo make conversation I said I wasn't surprised to open for Martha's escape. "Hurry!" Betty breathed despcr- alely. "He'll turn'' a tlashlight down the hall." Martha ran on, collided painfully with the rail of an iron stair.' Clutching Belly's wrist, she started up. When they reached the deck they realized tlie reason for Ciz- nik's sudden concern f»r them. (To Be Continued) Anything which tends lo reduce person's vitality seems to predispose him to pneumonia. Dissipation thai involves excess jiurn- inif up of the body cnergjvloss of sleep, overwork, vfoiri-y. undcr- •nourislimer.t, over-inc(ulgl:nce in alcohol, frequent coicls, -and excesses ol' any kind are factors which help lessen vilatity. Tlie use of overheated rooms, the injurious crtccts of excessively dry and warm air and tlie use of a bedroom without adequate ventilatlo'n, also are listed as factors which tend to break down iung resistance. Especially important in preventing pneumonia is prompt attention lo common colds, influenza sore throat, and "bronchitis, when Ihese occur. These precaulipns and Ihe avoidance of overcrowding, or coming in contact with people who have this disease would do much to cut down the numlier of pnetunonla cases anc deaths! J /yu'p 1twi4 HE'S" GOT 'PE SUCH GOOD BRAIMS TO WOR.K. WIT TOUSAM'S PARTr& OF PE IrJCM, WHV Mo'cbij'ilp T>O WIT THOUSAWDS OF POLLAES, IS Vuaitjis of Lini{f Diseases Arc Not c To Subsequent Attacks Bead Courier News Want Ada Tpledo Becpmes Center Qf Transport Traffic TOLEDO. (UP)—Tojcdo, busiest cpal-shipping port pn the .Grsat Lakes' and'third largest railroad center. a|so is the gateway for.the heaviest highway transport "iraHic in Ohio. "' " State planning authorities report that ah '"average " f>( -37,931 vehicles' move in and 'out' of the city on 12 state and federal high- \yays every day. Qf this number more than 5,700 are' trucks'. and 290, buses. Piccard Plans Flight In 80 Tiny' Balloons MINNEAPOLIS "(UP)—Rr. Jean Piccard, stratosphere .balloonist will make a' test night from Rochester, Minn., if plans qutlincc by a committee arc' consummate successfully." Dr. Piccard. : is a pipfesspr he aeronautics department at the University of Minnesota. The ascension will be made from .he' enclosure at Soldiers Field in with an assembly of 80 four-foot balloons. Dr. Piccard has proposed the night for 'early in H is planned for experimental purr poses with the inulU-ballcion type of craft. He plans to reach ft height oi 1 about 11,000 feet. Military Honor Grave For "Mother" Hartmafl SAN FRANCISCO. (UP) — The Federal government has granted permission for final burial in Ihe National Cemetery at the presidio here of "Mother" Minerva Hartman, famed riursc of the Indian. Civil and Spanish-American Wars. She died at the age of 104. She also served in Crimean War under Florence Nightingale. She was born in Columbus, Ohio, June 26, 1832. (Xn. IfiO) EV 1)11. MOllKI.S I-'ISIIKKl.V Edilqr, Jfuriul o[ Ihc Amtrlran Mnlir:il Associalinn, and ot llygci». the Ilcallli .Mii.ssnuc With most diseases, such ns :cnrlcl fever. diphtheria, halibut liver oil. his vitamin requirements will be provided I'or. 'Hie chiid should take nlso, if possible, from three-fourths of a quart to a quart of milk cacli day. Milk\ the most nearly perfect food, .should be .supplemented To build general resistance, a person must have plenty o*.' fresh air and warmth. If it is impossible for n child to get outdoors during a season cf bad \vca- thcr. and if it is possible lo send measles, a person who oucc has] chiefly by vilamins C and t\. and hart one of them is likely there-j by iron, ahcr lo be resistant to it and notj • • • to liavc a second attack. Unfortunately, diseases that aftcc; ihc lungs do not seem to leave victims with a permanent resistance. Indeed, ailments such as inilu- onza. pneumonia, and bronchkis seem to produce a condition tli,-ilj him for H,L, P=l i 0(i lo „ v .. ;1rnl much more likely to result iiM arc( i O f Ihc country, it is uisc to a second attack. Many pcivilc; rio ' sp . Outdoor play nnd oxcr-j have these diseases several uiiics.i cisc i, c i p dcvelnp a child's Imics. The best way to prevent jmeu-j M^ore important than exercise, nicnia Ls to do everything i>^ib!p| however, is an adequate amount to build up 'he general resijiant'e] of rest at suitable intervals. In of the person concerned. This in- -building up resistance, a short volves, first of all, avoiding o:-i rest period after luncheon at IICDII posu'rc to Inclement weather. >;\ch ; and 10 to 12 hours' rest in bed OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoople BS 'severe cold, dampness, siw.v. and drafts. Next, plenty of now- isliing food should be enteu liiis mean's not only Ihe tight m WM \ o° protein" food without, ton nv \r\\ of tlie sugai-s. but. partiniiiuly plenty ot .leafy. Brccn vepolahte containing vitamin!; A. B, c. am 12 hours' rest at night are of the grcalest inl- porln'nce. For a white, it was thought that vaccines consistinc of a prcpara- tlim" of killed pneumonia genus ' would tc Irmwilanl in liclpinj ! build up resistance to this ilis- "• I easc^ If the disease itscli' does Vi.lamins '\ ar| rt D snv foanri: not .bring about permanent re-' largely in cod liver oil and m | sistancc, however, there docs uol I halibut liver oil: Vitamin c iii'seeiu to be any real reason why orange juice; Vitamin B in ihi-'such vaccine would be any more! wlioje grain cereals, fresh vcje- bcneficjal. Authorities do noti EcjAD, L^DS/ I OUST KJA13 A- BULLY IDEA / HAW™-l WILL HAVE A PICTURE OF MYSELF, AS "PROMOTER AMD MANJAGEF, OF THIS PAWTOeTCIMI, ABOVE 'THE WITH nH& HOOPLE COAT OF ARMS BENEATH AKJ ESCUTilHEOr-J OF SHINJIWcp eSOLD WITH LION) RAMPArJT OVEP, HA WO AMO 14-AFF - KAF P WHY KJPT A TLE/v. LEAPIUiS THKbLJ6H A 1BEEFS BARBEL, OV&K A <CPvOSSEt? "BACK SQUIRT SUM "S GIVE A, ' VV'lTH" EVERY TICKET/ THAT OU.QH7 TO PACK 'ErA IW 'f YE'J. , ALL ' MEEI7ED TO "FILL IM Tl-l ! PEPRESSION IS "TQ "PUT CLAS5 AWDBREEPIMa IWTO OUR FLEA. OKOJSES— BLOOp WILL TELL, AMD THAT GOES. WITM -A. "F and yeast. If a child gett adcq'iaio amounts of these vitamins In his diet and i-ecclv«: ui addition, some cod liver oil n, consider the evidence in btipport ] of pnli-pnoumonia vaccine tui-, hcient at this lime to warrant n'. eeneral recommendation of it. |

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