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PAGE FOUfi BLYTHEV1LLE, (AUK.) COURIER NEWS TJCB BLYTHEVTLUJ COUBlfiB NBW8 m CQUfOXR Men OO, PU a B, BABooac, a W. HAUCBi, -flote ItttloraJ AS Arfeuw DtUet, Inc., New Vort, ouc*«o, Otrctt, Bt. touji. DtUM. PubUibed Every Altenugo except . 8000*7. ntered it second olui nutter ».S the poet oRlce at Biytheville, Ar- junue, under act of Coofrttt, October », 1917. Served oy Uie Onittd Prtv. SUBSCRIPTION HATCH By carrier In the Ctiy 01 BV/tntYlUs, lie p«r week or MiO per ye«r In »dY»nce. By maU within a radius <X 50 roUH, »3M per fear, »1.M for ttx montta, (9e for OJte month*; by mall In potUI xfflM* two to ilx, tndutlm, 18.60 per year, In zones arm and e!(ht. I10XM per yenr, payaMe In adramw. Women at The girl ill the typewriter, the girl behiml the sales counter, and the woman engaged in skilled professional work are so much n part of the economic picture in the United States that it is hard to imagine a great city without its women workers. Yet Herbert S. Mills, professor emeritus of economics «t Vassar College, reminded alumnae of that institution the other day that woman's freedom in choosing a career in the home, business or professional life has been definitely curtailed in three great countries, and warned .that if they value this freedom they must he prepared to defend it. In Germany women once more arc taking the Victorian role of honic-miik- er—and giving up all work outside the home. Tn Italy they are honored only as mothers of men. In Russia, on the contrary, home life is ijjnoral and the wife who spends her days toiling in thp factory or fields must forego her heritage of home-making and rearing a family. No matter how one may feel about the desirability of women confining their activities to the borne or working outside it, young women in this country who have definite leanings toward one or the other—or wish to combine both—should give thanks for the privilege. For others, this particu- _lar. please of the German, Italian, and Russian innovations in government remains one of the most interesting to watch. Thirteen Months One of the oldest of reform movements is that of the calendar reform people. For decades they have agitated the idea that the year should be divided into 13 equal four-week months, with a new month inserted between June and July, and the 365th or extra day used, presumably, to go call on your Aunt Minnie. Now the NRA has given the idea an unexpected impetus. Washington off- cials, collecting data on various industries,'found an amazing variety of report periods, weekly, bi-weekly, every four weeks, monthly, and quarterly. It was highly advisable to get together on something. So the.Central Statistical Board ask- ed adoption of a uniform four-week period, and now more than 700 individual firms are using this system, according to the International Fixed Calendar League. It is the league's belief Hint this foreshadows adoption of the reformed calendar for btisiness, and later for public use. Stranger things have happened. $108,000,000,000 Kvcry individual knows what the three terrible years of depression cost him. But there is no bolter time to study what they may have cost all of us together. Th« National Industrial Conference Board has just made its estimate. It believes that the three years from 1930 to 1933 cost the American people ? 108,000,000,000 in lost wages, profits, and investments. It estimates that employes lost ?;57,000,Ofl(),OUO in wages and salaries. The loss to people in business for themselves 'in income, rents, royalties, .interest, and dividends is set at |-17,•100,000,000, with an additional capital business loss of ?23,200,000,000 lo individual proprietors and corporations. It is difficult to say how accurate these estimates 'may be. Hut a little reflection on their magnitude makes any man incline to say to himself: "Thi.s must not, can not, Imuncn Must Not the Arkansas Bui- Take Action? Wind's lo he ilone when the state comptroller of Arkansas, with his Intimate acquaintance with public, affairs, declares llml the practice of "Jury fixing" Is so widespread that the resulting situation "bordeis oil anarchy?" The Arkansas Bar Association has voted to incorporate and set up an "Integrated bar" tor the express purpose of correcting abuses In professional conduct or judicial procedure. Musi nol tlie Bar Association treat this public charge of the grossest possible abuse of th'j Jury system and the machinery of Justice us mi extraordinary and emergency occasion, and take appropriate action? Comptroller Smith said the situation he. de_scribed would not ,bo cleaned up imttl the "pa- \trlotlc citizens" of'Arkansas nssrrt themselves. If juries arc icing ringed, nil good citizens arc interested In corrective action. But certainly the honorable members of (lie legal profession have a peculiar and personal concern. It Is their own house thai is being toulcd 1C these ugly evils exist. —Arkansas Gazelle. mwm I'll never be a Jimmy Walker. —Mayor F. H. La. Guardin, of New York. * « * The welfare of youth deserves a pbcc in all plans of social reconstruction. —George F. Zook, U. S. commissioner of education. » » » The contest Is one of principle lather than personalities. —Henry F. FMchcr, lie*' national chairman of the Republican party. « • » There can be no real and lasting Improvement until there Is confidence, and until there Is confidence the pump priming activities of the federal government cannot be relaxed. —Prof. Malcolm I'. McNair of Harvard. SATURDAY, JUNE 1C, 198J OUT OUR SIDE GLANCES By George Clark Manila Society — Personal Mrs. R. J. McKlimgu entertained with a six o'clock dinner Wednesday In honor of her sister, Miss Mildred Hout. of Tuckerman, and Miss Barbara Griffith, of Creig/,ton, Mo. Mrs. McKlnnon's lovely IKHIIC was artistically decorated with cut flowers.' After the dinner the party drove to Dlythevlllc for a theater party. Miss Maxine Poe, who has been employed in Kcnneli, Mo., Us spending a two weeks vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. Poc. Mrs. I- 1 . M. Fkeman lias as her guests this week her daughters, Mrs. Ixjuls Townsend and son, Woody Mack, of Jonesboro, and Mrs. Robert Killlan and daughter, Dixie Fay. of Hornersville, and her brother, Ernest Burton, of Marked Tree. Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Griffith and daughter, Barbara, of Creigluon, Mo., and Mrs. Max Lane, of California, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Cowan. Mrs. Byron Owens is making an extended visit with her .sister, Mrs. Arnold, Mutton. Miss Anita Cowan entertained the younger set with a picnic supper Tuesday afternoon in honor 'of her cousin. Miss Barbara Grii- rith, and Miss Mildred Houi. THIS CURIOUS WORLD BF ' 8 Willitm Ferguson PLUMBING is NOT A AAOOEftN ACCOMPLISHMENT/ THIRTEEN HUNDRED FEET OF COPPER PIPE PUUM&ING WAS INSTALLED IN THE PYRAMID TEMPLE OF ABUSIR, EGYPr, ABOUT SOOOYEARS B.C. PLATINUM IS FOUND IN IROM METEORITES... BUT IN VERY SMALL QUANTITIES/ "Now, arc you going to be a good girl and 'cat your carrots or shall grandma leave you out (if her will?" CHURCH EXCUSE Ye shall make you no idol. 1 -, neither shall yc rear you up a graven'Image, or a pilliir, iK-itlier shall ye place any figured stone in your html, to bow unto It: for. I am Jchovali your God. Ye shall keep my S.iL-bntlis, and reverence my sanctuary: I ;im Je- liovuli. —Leviticus 2G 1-2. ATTEND CHURCH SUNDAY Committee. Medicine Promises Greater Progress in Next Century This IE the sccoml of two articles by Dr. Fishbcin reviewing (he progress medicine has made in the last century. iTS WORKEP THERE AlU THESE YEARS AND i l £VER BEEN PROMOTER t\-iO YOUR SOM GOES :'HERE TO WORK AMD, ;;•! THREE MONTHS, 5 PROMOTED TO A FOREMAN THAT'S QUEER. Bv Williams WHV,PA, VCXJ'RE MAD! VOtl SHOULD BE PROUD OP VOUR SOM TICKLED TO DEATHi 1 AM-CERTAJNLV I AM! BUT, COMIN'HONE HERE, TELLIN' HE& A FOREMAN, MAKIM'ME LOOK LIK&A FATHEAD—THEY GIVE HIM A LITTLE KIOTO HELP HIM IN TH' BLUE PRINT ROOM NOW HE'S A BOSS-A . FORE MAN-LOOK OUT.' //! HE'LL BUST ON VOU!"/'/. KV DR. MOKKIS KISHHK1N Editor. Journal of the American edieuE Association, aud uf Ky- eclj, the Health Magazine The mind of man predominantly demands sludy. The clynnmlc psychology of Sis- mund Freud, the Investi3iitiou.s into behavior, the adjustments of hu- j rclalioiLshlps do much to as- 1 sure (rrcalcr happiness in tlie £11- lurc. Tr.c efHclcncy engineers have ac- compliihcd marvels lor industry, increasing output, shortening hours of work, and making simpler Ihe liisk of every worker. Yet you. as a human being, arc slill :i mass o! living tissue, highly complex in construction and dominated by it mind which may at the same lime represent your soul. H the advance in the science of medicine has established any one /'act, it is that no two human hc- s arc alike and thai your reten- ion of the status of the human be- ug as an individual Is of vilal sig- ilflcancc to yoa in times of suffer- ng and dLwase. Tlie 19th century marked the be- jimiiugs of research. The 20th ccn- m-}' (V.Kk mnnkind accumulating in- 'ormntlon faster than It, c.in use. I The 21st century ohoiikl find order introduced Into cit.ios and Problems of riislributlon in med- cal care make it difficult fcr many nore health and happiness for all. Knple to avail themselves of all hat medicine now offers, it seems vital to establish the fundamentals of goad medical care and to Round Lake News \ j The Round Lake Canning association held its regular meeting June 11 at the school building. Because, of the busy season the at- LciKliiiicc was small. Mrs. George Stuggs of'Tomalo was a guest. After the business session a biead contest was held. Mis. W. b. Dca- son made the best score in cornmeal muffins, and Mrs. Harfflold was high in cup cakes. Mrs. Worsley, Mrs. Deason. Mrs. John Wagnon. Mrs. Jackson nnd Mrs. Bowen are planning to enter the food and dress contest at the county council meeting the fourth Saturday of this month. IN ANCIENT DAVS, yWSRATING 8IROS CROSSED THE MEDITERRANEAN IN SUCH NUMBERS THAT THEV SANK JAK-INS VZSSItS &V SETTLING 0 ON THEM TO REST THEIR. WINGS. ALTHOUGH the amount or platinum found in iron meteorite.-, il less than a quarter of an ounce lo a ton, it would prove a vuUiaull source of supply if meteorites were as abundant us even lhc L rarcsl of terrestrial rocks. Mrs. W. A. Brantley and daughters. Mrs. Tyler ard Mrs. Burns, of I/mg Beach, Cal., who are VLS- Itlng here this summer, and Miss Earl visited in Memphis last Thursday. Mrs. Howard Bowen and MTB. Deason were in Blytheville on business Wednesday. j Fred Jackson has bsni confined I to his bed for several days by ma| laria. ' Mr. and Mrs. William Chambers, •who have lyjen visiting relallves ill ! Alabama, returned home bundal j night. I night , Mr. an<l Mrs. George Sla j had fis their guests last week 1 J :r and her children, nf Tenn George Slanfonl thcif Lex I Ingtosi. Temi. ' " I Miss Phronie Smith of Parkin i:| visiting Miss Lori; Branllcy. Tllt'l were classmates al Jonesboro slal'l college last winter. assure every iudividu.il of al least these fundamentals. For centuries the service of the medical profession to the poverty- stricken has been proverbial us the fullillment of a humane ideal. A profession with thousands of year* of such traditions behind it musl keep this point of view lor the future. The medical profession is capable of developing plans whereby the j magnificent service that ib can render will become increasingly useful to greater and greater numbers Of |>CCp!c. In the great Century of Progress exposition of the 2!st century, medicine again, no doubt, will be outstanding in its contribution. We shall sec the majority of mankind approximating tr.e threescore year and 10 which is the natural biological cycle of man. We shall see a beginning of some control over reproduction of thu unfit and the degenerate. More infectious diseases will be eliminated. The bodies of little children will be bctlcr nourished. Tlie better utilization of more leisure lime will decrease the nerve strains and stresses now associated with both mental nnd'physi- cal breakdown. The frontiers of disease move onward as the control of diseases makes progress. Germs change their nature. New generations of men lose their immunities of the past. New machines, ncsr chemicals, and new methods of living bring new haz.irds. which must be investigated. Tlie medical profession Is a forward-looking, eternally vigilanl. and ever hopeful body of men to whom science is a god and service nn ideal. TODAY IJOJUfA OABSIKI, clrc»» iwr- formrr, fetl» from ihe irntine anit 1« lnj.rnl. To rlr»? htr nartnrr. WAOEM.VE SiriDAI.. Donna cor. lo Madrljfte'a home 1r» teei-.pr rate. licctrndlnic to lie thf ofhrr cirl. She I* anTinmrd of Ihe drrrplion hut kpttn !i up, rvcn Tfhfu nil.I, Sinn.U., M.tlfllnc^ cuuxiii. a.t. Hei to mnrrv him. Jllll and rjonMn nrr Mtnrrlrii. HRS. l-I,A\Ti;il. hnDirbrrprr (Hicharced by Donna. I* her A.MOS SI1IUAI,, leave a note asUIni t« nave the trunk shipped late?. K could be delivered to one of the hotels In Lebanon and sbe could scud instructions Inter where to have it forwarded. She tried airist Dill. harden hersell to j iio'iHi-iL is;:i. It had bee j for bim ic lake Con's giving ber no chance to made fair!" good Ui*«. Afce rils-1 covered, wheu sho rca^S*s iC^ pub-1 lie square-, that blic hud plenty of I time to calch the G o'clock train. | Sho drove tbe car into the ga atljpinjgg the, _Ccmral Hole! asked Ben GoJilanl, tlio final, Justify sen unjust 1 sc '° tllat ' l w(1 -5 returned to ilic Sid- ixplaiiatlon llrl1 rarni "Going away: 11 Goddnrd asked. "Yes. To Ctilc.igo. My—Mr. Sid- All the months of rl him. »„. I'latilrr Irarn* of tbi* aail irml« Ilili nn nnnnrmmin li-llcr. Wfcro I>-n»» rrnrkm hon- iflcr meeting Co» *ht SSi !" c; " cj YOU']] como ;o ran Tor forgiveness 1 I can IH» iiard going to for* ,. S!]li<!sn7 ab ° ut '!'" Tn ° "' 0 Hc-'s dully. li:nl -wm»!i,in B heard nnylliini; norinv h fT Sidilall «!<•». Illll ANNOUNCEMENTS Tho Courier News has been au- horlzccl to announce the following if candidates for public office, subject to the Democratic. prlm»rj next August: For Representative IVY W. CRAWFORD For County Jud^e ZAL, B. HARRISON- GEORGE W. BARHAM For Mfmbfr of Congress CLINTON" I, CALDWELL f'or Shfrifr and Collrclof CLARENCE H. WILSON For Rc-clcclioa for Second Term for Connly Treasurer JOK S. OJLLAHUNTY ROLAND GREEN For Circuit Court Clerk HUGH CRAIG ADDISON SMITH R. B. (SKEBT) STOUT For Counly Court Clerk FRKD FLEEMAN For Re-Elcctton for 3nd Tern For AsseMor R L. (BILLY) GAtNES G. 0. (IKE) HUDSON FM CoasUb!6 of Message Sent lo Dead Woman QUIN'CY. Mass. (UP)-A mc5- j sage from Calilomia relatives to Maria Di Tnllio. "lying in Ml. Wol- laslon Cemetery." was received at a local telegraph office and placed on the woman's grave. -"^-^M-TBi "i I j* ..Todays Almanac; . JACK ROBERTSON Soldiers entrencR near Bunker Hill- 1%-lS-Texa.u Cor&fesS lo teTTftS Of f . mi?***,,, 4* <jM* - m^^XJ born alclr after the faMrrnl. IVOU' liO O.V WITH TIIK S'rOKl CHAPTER XLV rvOXNA studied the contents of tbc clothes ctosot. What nn ac- cumlatlon o! clothin? she had— bungalow aprons, ginsham dresses, nor wedding finery. There was no need lo take all that to New York, rter lips twisted as she smoothed the soft, silken folds of Ihe garments she and Minnie had spent so much time making. Her trunk, containing her circus wardrobe, was in tbe attic. It was so heavy she doubted If sbo could move It alone, yet to ask Minnie lo help would mean starling a an of questions Donna was in no Bviotl to anaiver. ;he would lake the car. she decided, and find someone to drive it Kick from Ixsbanon. If she faced Bill a£«in slid would bo sara to break rtown and plead for forgiveness and she wanted to keep rrhat little self-respect she hail. Thoro wns a o'clock. If she burrir.d she cou catch it: Once out of this houso slw would be able to put Bill out of her heart rl llfn forever. He would divorce ber, of course. Desertion was grounds for divorce. If she remained at tbc farm un* til the will was read Bill would have moro cause for bitterness against her. first hurt »•» . ami I won': sire i I and bitter, too! i «t aerial ^CmV'^"^'^^; j f.?. 01 "' 1 . ''•" t! "I'l'l"*! tlin novvs": [When mv nnme Is plastered on! " G "'°' ! tnr "'>'-" al 'e explained. : billbranla In three sheets and! M ' liu " J: That's inn Irail. It iivcny-four sheets ami I'm ac . i «'«« bo _ 5n mtihiii 3 aivf,,] Cr.par- claimvJ !.i Europe, as well as be re, "",,'„ . a \ !>1 " r - s 5 '"" !t ° f :i»eago iawav 1 " ' i " II is ' wi " yn " Fnni1 lhc cilr I Then, becauso fame meant so lit-1 ^. 'Ip'V, 2 ""'';..'Jf' ( ' !u] ''"'^" tie to her. bcc.tiiac a career was the i "'"' sur5 ' •"•'"''•er death?" last thins she wanted, she dropped «',,?' on tho floor IjcsWe tho bed and. ! ..oso r™ re soir.;; tn cstcii ' tha . ., •• er - 1 "'S tr.' '' s!l ° coul ' i bugging Bill's pillow In her arms, i moaned lier love for him. j "Ob, Bill! Bill! If I'd never I seen yo;;—if 1 just didn't love you!, 1 ' . so much! Why didn't yon love me j I-'™"' 1 tne 'ing her ; was tlons. as I love you? Why wasn't I hon-! csl with you? I'd have lost you before we were married If !'rl told you tbc truth, hut It wouldn't hnvo been so liard then. It's my heart I'm leaving behind, and I can't stand it. I cnn't stand It!" CUDDEN'LY, through her sobs, ^ she beard Bill's voice in tbe hallway below. With a shudder she recognized the nnme ho spoke. It was that of the undertaker. Donna sat tense, brcallilesa, oray- for Chicago at SJing that wnen tha others departed Id! ni " would seek her. Hut tho door closed with a slam and no steps mounted the stairs. Slis dragged herself lo her feet, bathed her swollen eyes and face and combed her disordered hair. Sbe put on her bat and tho heavy coat and mittens. Then, carrying the traveling bas, sho descended tbe back stairs. The bobsled stood In front of tbc house- where Bill had left it. Donna decided It was safer to take the car and also quicker. If there was an accident and she was killed her problem would oe solved. Tho.sun bad melted tho drifts considerably and sho manipulated the car moro easily than sbo had anticipated. Not until sbo passed (be- Adams hoiue did she remcm-' ber that she had not wrlltcn Ihe noto she intended to leave. Well, sha wouldn't go bacfc. Alter al), why trouble a man who ber? Sin *(wt<J wait for Perbaps, when the over, lie would content ilie will and Con David'a scheming would bo ruined. Al! of the olber members of Ihe household were down stairs—Minnie sobbing as though sho had lost her nearest and dearest; Bill, hard ind bitter and cold, feeling the loss nf Ills granduncle scarcely at all in the face of his disillusion. No OUQ btanl the sound as Donna dragged the big trunk down tbe suiu from tbe attic, or heard her moan of pain as the'edge of It crushed down on ber Instep. The pain sickened her to that she was alrald sbe was golaf to faint. Obviously she could u:ove tbe trunk further. not in Lit travtllug bag acd tb» morning train ant I « toy from the hotel for ber trnnk. Tb«n sba could take It with ber wber- slie wantor tlin rme E' rts went- Wagoni and ancblnes over tie rr.sd slice ehs ha<! la«t traveled U asd e dirS ribbon was cut through ti« me*. 8te Knnrl her u-nrrl she w.il Ir.-.nd sintinn. cnrry- >. O!)vini]N',y. unless •I a wnr?o s-aM.il I ban irs lo lirc:ik. shi- cnnlil not stay overnight at llm taitral Hoicl. 'n.nve toM nhnut nraivlpn! 0( course Dr. Freeman ami the nmlor- Ukor wouM icll Hie news, but 'j wcro both at Ihe farm. * There was a liniel at Ihe dr.. but It calem! to the sort of transients a respcclnblo wnman wnnld avoid. There wns nnMiing for ber to rto but catch Ilir- t r i] n nr S | fly over night at tin Commercial House. Within sight of ti ln nui e re ^ brick bulldinn. Ilic enormity of what had happcueO runhod upcvn her with greater force. Was fha re.illy going nway, novor to return? Going away from all that life held dear? Had It been oaly a few monlbs since the day they cairlcd her from the train, carried her into a paradlsn Hint could not last? Bill's stronp. brown arms had nclil her on the Mrclcln>r. Grandfather, smiling, bis Rlshtlesp eyes searching as thoirsli they roulil se<>. had stood on that platform tn \\-t\- como her. Now rjrandfaih'jr was ileart and 1)111 worse than deid'. Sho fought the inipuh" to run In the opposite dliection. to scire the car and drive back lo the farm. Then a shrill wblsllo ppllt the nlr and tbe souad made Donoa's decision. She began to n:n, slunililini blindly, hltllng tbe hc;cvy travelln; bag against h*r legs. A? the train drew to a Etandnill the reached the rlatforro. There was no ttrn« to buy & ticket. A porter p down, lifted her luggage and hc.^e had !h«r on tbe train. "Yes. To Chicago." To Be Conllniird)

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