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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

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PAGE *OUB JBE BLYTHEVILLG COURIER NEWS : m COURIER NEW* CO.. PUBLISHERS , 0. R. BJUKOOK., JKIIOT , H. W, BAIMIS, AawrtlUne Mutter Sol* M«Uon«l~ AdverUUi*" neprescnttCYes: ArUiMM Dkllie*, BK., New York, Chicago, Xiolt, 6t. 1Mb, fiallu, lUnsu City, LltUt Aecfc . Publtoed-Evttj Aflcrnouo uiccpt Bwidty. •atered as second class matter a'- tlic post Wir« »t BIylhtVille, Arkansas, under act c.' Conjtesi October S, 1917. Strvta by en e Un«W Press SUBSCB11T1ON RATES By carrier in the city of HlytVvllle, I5u i>er wetk or J6.50 per year In advance. By mill within > rttdivis of 60 miles, 13 CO per year, f 150 /or six months, 65c for Uirec montlis; by mall In postRl tones two to fix, Inclusive, (6.60 per year, In zones seven and eight, (10.00 per year, payable In advance. Ge/ Cwilizid or Perish The aiithorit.ii'H in llnlish Kit-: I Africa, who have brdui'ctl lliu c'xmilioii of CO natives for (lie murder of JIM oKi woman who was supposed t» lie a wilc.li, ovi<lcnlly Ijflicvi! Unit imtulum! 1 Irilx'sniun can bu civilizi'il \>y .shirr Coven. Sixty scaffolds in ;i WAV ou^hl to niiiku mi imposing sjii'tliiL-lL 1 . The surviving imlives, whalever tlioiv pnviiti! emotions about (lie ad'air may be, will at least be impressed by lliii fact that the old custom of killing witches is not approved by (he government. So, in the course of lime, it ,\vill happen that no more witches arc killed in Kn'li.s!i Ka.si Africa. And (lie natives—whose menial processes will still find nothing wrong in the idea of killing witches—will, in spilu of themselves, take on one move attribute of civilization. v Tins is all rather interesting to meditate uiron, especially since all the rest of us are more or less in the same • boat, We have managed, without intending to, to gel ourselves into ^t .s|K)t in which 'wo must very speeilily take on tlic customs of a higher civilization or perish. , First we nieeliani/.cd the world. We made possible the production of goods on a scale infinitely greater than imy: thing previously dreamed of. \Ve improved transportation, so Hint, all.- distances h-fiviink to a fiftieth ol'-iheir old length. We improved communication systems, xo (liat every man -had the world for a neighbor. Wo erected an enormously intricate and complicated li- Dandal-imhistrial system, so tli.-it Die whole world has to sland or I'all together. Having done thw, we failed to understand that a civilization- of that sort could uol, be conducted by men and wo- inen whose menial outlonk was just about what the mental oullook of their groat-jframlpm-cnb had been. Our troubles today come chiefly frum the fact that we have not yet been able,to live up to this glittering lieu- civilization. Our minds, fur instance, still accept such things as ignorance. poverty, prejudice, international rivalry and war as natural features of human OUT OUR WAY MA AMI OH, MA OV-U \ AMD \_oov< AT 1 society—although our new civili/.ation must inevitably go to iwt unless such things arc eliminated. We stand pretty much where the African natives v slmul. We must gel civilized or perish. —I'nice Catton. The New Chinese Soldier The course of some of the recent lighting around Shanghai will probably maki! some of us to revise our precon- .ceivcd opinions about Hie capabilities of tile Chinese soldier. Heretofore, Chine.-e armies hail been (xin.iidered more. 01' h'.-w {jie[l'iciu!!;t. The ease with which Japan mopped up in Manchuria strengthened that opinion. Again and again the Japanese met "arniies" that far oiilmimbure" them, and again anil again they routed Ibem in .short order. Hut '(ho lighting aniimd Shanghai has Ijcen dilfcrc'iit. The Chinese have shown a surprising abilily to jfjvo ;i» guod as they receive, and the job that (lie Japanese expected to do in a few days wasn't that kind of a job. These particular Chinese soldiers happen (o bo well-drilled and well equipped. Under such circumslances. apparently, the Chinese make excellent soldiers. A Hollow Victory Two of Chicago's more notorious "public enemies" got a part of what was coining to them ihe other day when a federal court imposed stilt lines and prison sentences on the notorious Terry Druggaii and I'Yankic Lake, long-Holed "boor barons," for failure to pay income laxes on their illegal profits. It is, of course, good IU;\V K to learn that these two gentlemen are going to prison for a, while; but outride of that one fact, there is little in the w ,su to make the law-abiding citizen rejoice. After all, there is something faintly ridiculous in the fact that just about the only prominent Chicago gangsters to go to prison go for evading tile in- como tax , law, and not for running booze, bribing public officials, promoting vice and gambling joints or committing murder. The fact that only the income tax law seems ablo to hit i), e midmi-orld i.s, when you stop to think of it, a .shocking commentary on our system of general law enforcement. Another slfin of returning normalcy is His recently reported fact llmL U. S Mminw nro blill chasing Sumliuu In Nicaragua. OIK- or om friends brags tlmt lie lias kept Hie s:niic umbrella for 10 years. No doubt the orlslmil miner gave up hope long ago. It's oiR'n ^lo debate whether Its more dangcr- 0115 to allniv your wife to drive yunr i-ar, or to refuse lo lei lier. There in-e few whl.skcred men In (In: movies, <i crliic observes. Muybo tlicy use till lh c ivlils- kers on Hie plols. COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY SIDE GLANCES By George Clark "Come on up to my twm a ,,d I'll show you some v/e took when lie was only a week old." Consult Doctor Before Using Drugs to Help Restless Child IIV Oil. MOKKIS FISHBEIN ililor, Journal of the American Medical Association, and of IlyKi-b, the Health Matailnc Children who are unusually rest- ES commute a serious problem )r their parents. Dr. H. S. U]>man has called them hypcrlouic ifunls. because they arc ovcrac- vr. fussy, irslless. cry most of time, vomit considerably ami ave Irequenl loose actions of llic owel. Various suggestions have Ix-en mcle as (o why such a condition cvclops In an infant, one hnport- nt one being Unit (he child had ;it Irlh some Imbalance in its nervous ystem. niul the other that some iti- ury to the nervous system n:is niiscil at birth. Ur. f.ippmnn studied 03 infants •1th llii'se sympionis. Ui-.slli'ssncss and crying occurred i 82 per cent dining Ihe day. and 1 f>l |KT cent during (hi- night. In handling these infants il was iiiitl lo be po.sslble llii-on;;h (ha ictL'iibiny of \n - cpsiralions of Uioiiin. uhlch causes relaxation of he muscles through control by tlic u-rvrs. lo hrlng about a quielmi; :iccc.ss. Alropin is a iioworful aii:l iangeious drug and can b[> ust.-d :nly on n physician's pre.scrip'.ton In some "instances, howi'ver, it vas not passible lo proiluce ichixii- ion even with this dmi;. Tu these ibe5 it was found IhiU iniieii C'f hr iiervuusiicss in the infani \vi\p --._ to tlic fact Hint it ri-iU'larly swallowed air when at the 'jrcast Uccausf cf the restlc^nc&s of By Williama MOCrt,\_ovs&£R T OoT GrOOO BOOKS — VT BECAUSE Ht. SAW COMFORTABLE. — HE'S I_ O OV<IM' I AT TH' SMAUESA owsy __^^ SHAKESPEARE ~ AMO, IT TIME TO PICK OUT BOOK. llic child it does not nurse automatically but consciously. It Is unable to co-ordinate picp- erly and swallows large amounts of air. Aflejr nursing, It ha.-, dis- Ircss and vomiting because o' the air in the stomach. ^ Many of Ihe eniotionul dininiKiCK from which children sutler as tli<:y grow oklcr seem to be due lo the period of restlessness in early infancy. ' The baby that is fussy requires constant attention. It is picked up. carried about, patted on the back, rocked, fed nnd changed mutn more often than if it were a normal infant. The parenls become over- .solicitous and soon develop an ab- Uiormal attachment, to the child. 'The child learns of the power (lint jit possesses through exhibition o! its nervous performances and 'learns (o produce these frequently. ! * • • I In ether instances iiarents resent |a restless, fussy inlaul, the mother becomes antagonistic to il, and the iniant soon appreciates this attitude of (he parent. Under the circumstances, it is not well for parents to penult, an ! unusually fussy infant to go wilh- ' out attention. Prompt aiedJCiil ad- jvice will result in the ns c of mca- Hiics that will produce a suitable relaxation. Removal of the child from the home to the hospital will give the mother an opportunity for rest and a chance to develop a proper emotional relationship to the child. WASHINGTON LETTER N E W Y O!! K. — Ciouillooking ..oung men, rather than attractive young women, arc in givaicsb dc- and at the agency which fur- .shO.^ eoiniuiiiious for hmdy folk in K?w York. The percentage of linn- ladies whn wish lo step out \v. trust- \\cuihy company, nnd pay lor the privilege, appears to b-.- vastly gic;iler llwn that of foriciri:. com- nloii-Keklng genls. And despite iinr-;r.;>:.iymcnt nmong tlic white-collar p:-ri!; sslonsl young men who will WDT'< al the "lioM and hostess" huvun-ss arc difficult to obtain. Either they do net l>:-^ - : j the requirements, they ram-..!', give proper references or tl;p; b.ilk al the possibility of b?hi'_- uin-iacrcd -"gigolos." Tlic refcTcr.r*..-, ol course, must be 100 per cent. An agency cannot M!i>:,i -,o send nut eilher a young m.i:-. <•: woman llkoly to cause the .••'•,:!.:,-,t embarrassment lo a c!iM:n::Lr. Particularly is thLs Iria- !:-. lii? case of Ihe male corr.panim .. lie must watch his style even il !"-.• paying client shows signs ot v.. •.-•.:: [ ; romantic. The can (.'. ; : l:ostess ... even more hnivorlar.'. •; !: c man who seeks a partner -.'::• . ; , evening must have the 1: i.; crc- diiiiluls. Once he !::•. ..(lected his partner lur an •,\.: :i .^ and put up his money. •;-. -., .....-, stood that the gill is rui! I .- asked her phone innnUr i. .,ih.'.^. Such is Ihe :is:iv.i-.. v u tint Flic can walk o-it 1-1-. .. . host al the slightest him i>: ...desired freshness. And there arr i:>.:. ; •; ev£i-y sort of an evruiiu- .; -... . ,> cai-ri ir.dcx of them. »::h . ,:n s nnd dcsciiptlous and ;)•:.-.; interviews If desires!. Thrrc arc gi.-:> v:. ;; .; go [ o speakeasies and t.ikv ., : ... drinks; who will make a ;,-.-. : .| night clubs nr.rt snappy pattc-j-; and '.i- • \clianse who will go lo dinner or banquets or high-hat parties of literary gatherings; girls whn will go to theaters but won't drink; girls wiio insist on the selection of the night spots. Tiie host is nsiinlly a i>erso:i who doesn't know Hs way around. Hance lite necessity of protecting Antunutccments Tlic Courier Newt tins Men authorized lo nnnoiuve'the following candidacies, subject to the Democratic primary, August 9. Far Counly Judge ZAL B. HARRISOX (for 2nd term) For Sheriff ' ROLAND GREEX CLARENCE H. WILSON Counly Treasurer W. W. HOLUl'tTEK (for 2nd term) Circuit Court Clerk R. L. -MLLY" GAINES (for 2nd term) County and 1'rolnfc Clerk W. H. "UOC- SCARBOHO MRS. JOHN y,o.vo (Re-election) MISS CAHEY WOO1JBURN Kor County Assessor JOE S. D1LLA1IUNTY (for 2nd term) CITY i:u:cnox lursday, April 5 City Clerk S. C, CKiUCi ((or rc-clcctlon) HKRMAN CROSS JOK \V. Al.KXANDER OSCAR ALEXANDER l-'nr Muiii<ip;il Jmljc GKOIKJK \V. BARHAM IVY \v. cnAwroRD C A. CDNNIN01JAM )-"nr Cily Attorney SAM MA.VATT litni as well as [lie girl, For she must not lead him to "gyp" joints or allow him to be "licld up" at 'take spots." Once the customer has mode hk decision, he ncqd merely say "All right, let's go places." • And the IWrty btnrts. The reverse Is true of the male Kcofta. Tly.y ore, first, .presumed lo go where their companion wishes. Generally, the decision .is up to them, and they, too, niust know their way around. They must have tl-o addresses of good speaks nnd dance spots and know n certain number of varied places. For the client Is very likely to be a stranger in town for a row days or a New Yorker who Kjldom steps out and henco knows little about the big .town. It's nil very amusing—and c|»ite R IK-olltiiblc lmsl;iew In a (own where so many lonely persons find themselves seeking entertainment and amusement. ' , Glrangers, as a mat tor of fact, gel a better sight-seeing break llian moit New Yorkers. The rtyed-ln-thc-wool resident tlKsn't have the time or, as a resident, he hesllalM lo ask questions. fio he pivNcnns lo know about twice as much as lie docs and, hence, can rarely e'vt an accurate address for the post office or the Tombs. (Copyright, 1332, NEA Service, Inc.) m TODAY /"/*"• ISTH& 'WORLD ANNIVB ol KKOKOAM/.C WAR DEPT. On Feb. 10, 19111, Secretary of War Newlou 0. Haker issued an order for complete reorganization of Ihe War Dc-p.-irlJiicnL. Secretary li.iker directed the chief of the general stalf to eslab- ish flv B tlivlMims of llic btall: (1) in executive division* under an cxccullve assistant to tile chief ol staff; (2) a war plans division under a director: <3i a purchase and supply division under a director; (4) a storage nnd Ir.-iMic division under a director; (5) an army operations division under a director. Germans nude an ntlack ucav Caurlcres Wood but were repulsed. Australians raided Gorman posi- 'ions southeast ol Mcssincs. The Kunmnian cabinet resigned ifter receiving an ultimatum Iroin Germany demanding pe.-ice ueeotia- lions be begun in [our days. - THIS CURIOUS WORLD \ NATURE oH A. KNOTTY 6O4PO. (U us. RBEST e ERvice luaoaaxt WJUAI, Ol'l'OKTUNITlKS HARTFORD. Conn., (UP>_chi!- clren have us t'real opiwrtimitics it urouglil up in a steam-lieatcd flat as o;i the form today, according to Frank S. Hackctt, headmaster of a preparatory school at Rlvcr- d.-ile-on-JIudson, N. Y., wliu ;id- dresscd jxircnls lierc. Jim—that's u;y Uiifjlun hat after several years of close ilutly of clinrch conditions lie has readied tlic conclusion that he is luonl as well olf from a tcligious slandiioint as he was before he became relisions and began the .study of church affairs, ffe has jtwo reasons vliy he has been out of church so long. One is that when we moved here tcvcral years ago we forgot to bring our letters and. kept, neglecting to sen.] back for them; when we did attempt lo gel the church bar;k home to send them we bad so much trouble and delay we almost gave up. That's one of Ihe thirds he thinks is entirely wrong with thu modern system. There should be a way for church folks to join in a new location without the trouble of producing a letter. Then, in order lor him lo.ma!;.: the right kind of s'.udy he fell lliat if he joined he,'would be, so close fa t'.ie church that he coiild not Make (he proper observations: I for you know if you get too V :close to a thing you'are apt to : ' : I not get the peoples views. --• I Jim—that's my husband—who ha | also made R close study of ndver j Using—says (hat is something lik a man who has goods to sell and refuses to advertise. That man Is holding a dollar so close to hi eyes that he can't sec ten dollar that is in front of him., Photo-electric Cells To Control Headlight WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass lUP)—William P. Wright has in vented a dqvice he claims will vir tually eliminate a leading cause o automobile accidents, the glare o headlights of approaching cars. Photo-electric cells installed, h the headlight.'; automatically o^i the rays which arc'played 0:1 flij from lights ot another I Courier News Want Ads Pay. * Passage to Paris Bunches'a color called Rose Opaline. Agnes creates a little string beret, and Vionnet startles Paris with her diaphanous evening gowns worn over incredibly brief maillots. Bruyere.makesa coat with a scarf, and Schiaparelli sponsors dinner pajamas. ^Those things happen within the closely guarded portals of the great French houses. Only one woman in a million will see them as the mannequins pass by. But two weeks later — three weeks at most— every American woman who reads a newspaper "may^loiow as much about the Paris Openings as the fortunate •• few. ^Greatdepavtmcnt stores, tiny specialty shops, alert manufacturers, offer through their advertising what .practically amounts to a restaging of these semiannual presentations. Every successful model will be shown. Every significant trend will be recounted — and America will swear its Basque bai-cts and its evening pajamas as nonchalantly as Cannes for Juan les Pins. Two generations ago—or even one — this could, not have been. And advertising has been a tremendous force in making it possible. Advertising has become the common carrier of fashion. There's a passage to Paris in the advertisements almost any day you look.

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