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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, June 30, 1934
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j»ACE BLiffiEViLLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHJ5VILLE COURIER NEWS IHl OOCEOR NCWB CO., POBLUBBW <X K. BAXCOOX, Hltcr a W. H&ran, Adrertiiloc Bpl* N«Uoo»l Advertising Rtpix*tnl»tlYes: ArkMUM Dallies, Ice, New York, Chicago, Detroit, St, Louil, D*llSi, K»w»s City. Uemptofc. Published Every Afterr.rwn except suna»y. Entered as second clew mailer at the posl office at Biytlicvllle, Arkansas, under act ol Congress, October 9, 1917. Servca t>'j tne tinned p:efx SUBSCRIPTION RATES By curler In the City or BlvllicvlUj, 16o per week or fd-50 per year In »dvam.c. By mill * It hi i] a radius of 50 miles, 13.00 per year, »S M (or six month*, 8Sc for D.ree montbi; 5y ninil In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, W50 per year, In zones seven »nr> eight, |10,00 per year, payable lii advance. Maf^e li a Safe Fourth ApjH'o.siinnluly n Lliousiind American children suffer eye injuries cudi year, and fully 75 jiur cent nf injuries result in lohil blindness. And, according to figures supplied l>y the National Society for the I'rcvcntuin oT Hliiul- ness, no loss iltan 2'A per cent of all such accidents are caused hy Kourth of July Ih'i'works. Indeed, the figures show that more accidents to children's eyes occur on and around liidepemlciicu Day (han on any other 100 days in the entire year. These figures point their own moral. Fireworks are dangerous things for chililrcrrto play with. The inuii who puts such things into his child's hands may think that he is doing Hit- youngster a kindness; but be is really putting the child under the liaxurd of a tragic injury. It's perfectly possible to give a child an extremely happy Independence Day holiday without touching oil it single firecracker. More parents ought to take tlic trouble lo find onl how it is done. Wade in Unemployment thousand college students met in Newark, N. J., (In; other day to hear men 'eminently successful in the various professions give them advice on the choice of their life work. The importance of making a wise choice was emphasised by one speaker with these words: "The man or woman .in a misfit job is as marked an economic waste as the eight-cylinder engine tliat fires on only three cylinders. And when this waste of brains and energy and productiveness is figured in terms of 120,000,000 people, it becomes a national problem." True enough, in all conscience. But if the man in a misfit job is a great waste, what about the energetic and ambitious man who can gel into no job at all? The economic waste involved in a mass of eight or IL>II million jobless men is one of the most appalling things of modern times!. Sacrifice to Progress A long, long time ago, when people were going to erect a great public building, they would begin by killing a slave or a prisoner of war and seal- ing liis body in the foundations. This was supposed to bring good luck, pros- purity, or something equally desirable. . We don't do tilings like that any more; but we might remember Uml almost every large building project, even now, costs at least one life—anil sometimes u good many more tlniii one —before it guts completed. \VHnei-s, for example, figures just released by the Nevada Industrial Insurance Commission, which show that no fewer than <15 workmen have been accidentally killed while at work on the Boulder Dam project since March, lilSl. This job is a stupendous one and its diU'iculties are vast; the toll of deaths probably isn't any sign of carelessness or improper procedure. It's just a reminder that a great construction project, now, as in the old days, requires its .sacrifice of human life. Greed Can Wreck Recovery InrieiLscd irritation Is rc]X)rtcd on the part of fiumi'i'B over Ihe reslrlctlons of (In: A. A. A., which Is evident when one recalls HIL- woul- iijjc wnslcd In the IlBht against Dr. Tugwcll. The same lac!, il is tald, begin.-, tu :,p|>ear when business men show vexation over Ihe rules and regulations of (he N. R. A. In bolii hislnncc.v 'he rigid ri'qulrnm-nts inn counlcr lo the strong Individualism of, the persons alfccled. However, It Is worth noting thai Individualism did not raise Its liciui when (lie government was putting money into the ]xx;kcl,s of furmcrs or limitless men. Only when government, utter paying LtnelUs, begins to ask for cu-o]>ciiilkm In bearing (lie burden, does (lie fimniT or business man begin lo feel MI much independence and indlvldiiitifcin. The Idea seems to be abroad In (he liind llml what (he Kovcrnmcnl should ilo Is in give the Individual all Ihe break;;, make in •}• for him and save lilni from his past folly. Then, liuvlni; done so much, dm government should respect his Individualism ami not nsk him lo play the game accouling to the rules, nuidc to Insure fnlrncxs to everybody. Personally, we have no licstliitlun in con-' Icsslnj; nn abysmal Ignurancc us lo where N. II. A. and A. A. A. lead. bill. In our weakest Intellectual momenta, we have no Idea lim cltlu'r of them will put H.S in (lie sumc place we were sUmcllim when tlic banks of Hie nation closed their doors last jrnr. Just how II Is lo be done is mailer upon which we have not been advised or consulted, but that 11 can bc arcompllslicd if every farmer and every business man plays (lie hog, with the nid of politicians seeking their f»vor. is patently an impossibility for any kind of .deal, old ur new. Dolled down, (he so-called new deal Is much dependent upon the moral nbrc and strength of ttic individuals It aims to help. I^t them piny fairly, be Just and roasoimbty unselfish, and it will move along. Let scinslmcss. gVccd and llic old gmb-ll-all fever run rnm>inl through the land and the next depression will mnkc this oiu; look like a picnic. —Uunklln Comity Democrat. SATURDAY, JUNE 30, ^34 growi'd old nnd didn't know it. --"Uncle" Henry uird, [miner slave, on his lOllli birthday. * » * Our children and grandchildren can vote for wluitevcr form ol government they want. We who arc living Imve Hitter and we me satisfied. —Minister Herman Gocrinrj of Cieimany. » • * 1 guess I'll be back in the rint; now as a re'^- ciec. with two little fellows ready lo square ofT. -Ocne Tnnncy, lo whom a second sun lias just bben born. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark think your father oufjht to pay these fines. He's Ih one that bought you the car." Infantile Paralysis Epidemic Has Developed on West Coast BV I>K. MORRIS FISHUEIN Kdltor, Journal ol the American Medical Association, and of the Ikalth M«azfrii The light case of Infantile paral- •sls which Jinx attacked Ida Luplno, beautiful film actress, Is one of what appears to be an pldemlc of this vicious disease n California. There have been previous epi- lemics In lhat .stale in 1025, 1927, nil 1030. The epidemic of 1930 vns llic most extensive Callfor- ilu ever experienced. In lhat •ear. 1903 cases were repoitcd, villi 157 doatlis. At present the disease Is preadiiiK rapidly and lliere Is no iope of n decrease before llic coin- rig of tlic first cold weather. It s typical of infantile paralysis hat it is a summer and fall disease. In California Die cold wrallie'r s not likely to npi>ear until late November. For llils reason doctors arc advising people not to take small children Into California al the present time, because small children arc much more likely lo catch this disease than arc older people. * • » Infantile paralysis, like scarlet, lever nnd diphtheria, is sprcac frequently by healthy people who are carriers of the disease, rather than by direct contact with tin sick i»rson. A few years ago it was gener ally suggested that infantile pa ralysls might be prevented by inoculating children with the blood 'of those who have recovered from Hie disease. Later it was shown lhat even the blood of healthy grown-up persons IIILS in it certain powers of prevention against this disease, perhaps because of slight attacks of Ihe disease and the carrying of antisubstances of Ihe disease in [heir blood. Not enough evidence is avall- ble, however, lo warrant a gcn- ral recommendation for the IHOC- lalioh of all children who might •o exposed, either with the Ijlocxi f persons who liavc recovered or with the blood of healthy grown- p people. * • • indeed, there is still some doubt is lo the value of the injections f (he blco:l ol those who have ecovered, In treating a child who las been definitely diagnosed us laving Infantile narnlysls. _ Every cnild who develops an llncss ivith sore throtil, fever, icadiichc, pains in the sloniacli or howsiness should to regarded as possible victim of an infoctious iseasc and should be kept in bed diagnosis Is definitely intil the made. Absolute rosl with as little dls- Is OJ jthe jetore Iho 'hat kind of ttirbance as possible greater Lvalue, both before dlafnosls and after. Thai rest should cover u long period of time, because there sometimes, are periods of quic-t between-periods .of. severe illness in the, various singes of (his disease. : Not all children who arc Infected wllli this condition are paralyzed. Those who arc not paralyzed sometimes are capable of spreading the disease when they seem to be well. . • : Swimming Pools Make' Bow at Chicago Club* CHICAGO. (UP) - Swimming poois rapldfy are making their appearance til a number of exclusive golf ciiibs hi Ihe vicinity. At present, three of the clubs either have completed projects of that nature, or nro in the process of doing so. At the Glcnview Country Club tr.e- pool is while, lined with blue lile. in the evening indirect, lights -shine through and upon the water. Two dntice floors look direclly over the pool. Tables arc set mound H, for afternoon tea. or for informal moonlight suppers. Ti:e other two swimming pools, al Barrinsion and Geneva Coun- Iry Clubs, arc rapidly nearing completion, one to be finished In July, the other In August. CHURCH EXCUSE It is said that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. A church is no stronger than its membership ATTEND CHURCH SUNDAY Committee. The Editor's Letter Box <>nli]aiu-n Needed ITo Hie cdllor:l I have been asked by muiiy of; my friends, wiry 1 luke such mi j interest. In advanced lliuiiulits, lu • OlIlL'r words. "TliUMNOCHACY." i My niuwer to lliose friends can j lie explained in lliis way; When I u'us a .small boy, my | gi'andnuillK'r had Rl gecsc, fenced] cff in about one acre of ground, In which' (here was vvaler and lots ol grass. J( became very dry. Grnmiy' said: lioy.s, lols no down niul seethe And when we yot to I the uci'se ive found 3 or 4 uecsei dead. | They had enlcn all (lie grass find drank nil (lie wiilcr. So wo boys went In ami pulled (he jiecsc onl of (lie mud, nnd Ihcy bit us and slupped us with their wings nnd threw mud in our eyes. But we were determined lo hnvc tlic t'ccsc out. so we yot them in I', lane, nnd drove (hem, pushed Ihcm and carried (hem about a Quarter of n mile to n running stream. W!,««i we turned them loose, tliey ran for the water. On the .cast side of thnt bank was a blackberry imicli. Hoy! Did ihose BCP.SC lausll? Tliis human family is like Hie They iicKl someone to steer them. Then liicy cs^j he happy.- Simon P. Lee. OUT OUR WAY Bv Williams I KNOW I it MYSELF, BUT; BV GEORGE,IT MAKES ME K1ERVOUS AS A CAT, TO V/ATCH SOMEONE ELSE DO IT. WEU-, AK;*; MOUSTACHES WILL so our OF STYLE, SOMEDAY— SEE IF THEY DON'T' Where Arc Wr Nun 1 ? (To llic editor:! Congress has adjourned, and llic Presidest hns made his report on tlic Slate of the Nation. So let us ask nur.sclvre where \vc :irc at in ISIytlievllIc and Mississippi county. Somebody tins said that nothing tinuLs In (|,c way of an inlelli- BCIH social order so much as the ipntliy of (lie citizens nl large, and nat the first step toward some- lung better is to WISH for it, more Mrneslly nnd guicinlly. We nil undcrsland the present •clnlloiuhip of (he iwoptc to the Nniinii. 'I'he relationship of "Uig n us [. less" tn Ibc intion js ciiually evi- Icnt. A few citiz-.'iis joint " with mdc lo Ihe irankinc ndjiistmoiiL and oilier alphabetical experiences showlni; piogrcss. Ogdcn L. Mills of New Yorl- !d a mouthful wiien he saw' i 'We shall never solve the paradox! of wnnl in Hie midst of plenty by ; doing LHVIIJ- with the plcnly." Most of our men in politics arc concerned wllli l|, c Job they havi li'.e job they would like to have ind their poc-kcllxxik The eliminated farm products would not create surpluses if dis Iributcd lo (he inieinplovcd •'nd others on Ihe. cdfic of calamity r>i3T*"c- ^....u.i uvm.tlin a PRICK irrespective of NEED and Hie People, lacking Ihe price, must! submit or revolt. i We graduates of a price-system' MO.VEV. but tlic machine age hai Siven us a new code ot ethics Hie me being (hat goods' are for use. not for profit. Where are we now? As far as! Ihe mass of the people arc con- crrned. we are where we were in 1330. only more fo . •'rtvidenl Roosevelt says: " " ;p kl10 > v »'liat you want. I'll heln yo:i cct It." ' WHAT DO WE WANT? Zcph O'Urien. .S"ims 2 Miles Kach Day al fil , 1'OKT WORTH. Ttx. lUP)—! oixiy-four-year-old Ben Harris' maker- It. a dally custom to swim I t«'o miles. Sometimes. "If he feels i the urge," he stretches It to six 1 miles "There's nothing to it," he' faid. "I've been swimming for 55 SOPHIE KERR'S SUPERB LOVK ?T IIKCIN HKlili TOIMT Wlirn IKlWAItll JACK SO S, .'LIINC troll, er pr«rr«»»r, rcimt« In Hit- utirilt iiildtlle-iTrMfrrn cutvn ill Mnrhtiru JAM! TERIir. Ihe liri-ilh-M elrl IN loiTh. determine! In Mln M< hrnrl. lluminl I, iirlr:ided 67 Jnne'« trh-nrt. A1IV 1.IIWK. hnl Jnne. Ml:i-iMr« in krep <ke» Jiiinrl. our riming IIiitrnT* cnll* 'IN \HI.T iiHil iilNiuii Immedfaletr II... r.-ill In liiir. l.:iirr ih:jt night Jnne eonrronla lli.unnl nna ni-cmrt kin ci« .iri-iikUis fctr Krarl. Wkett ke n i« ^ In mini Krr Nke Inlerptrlj lii-. M n itrHnrnllnii «f \ain :nnl :in iii.uttrfM thrlr rnKacrmrnl. A it:i.* truer Hounr* !• IrylnF; In r«|,l:il n In Alny nl»t "I" -n JnnMirr» them Incrlker. Sic ntr. Inln n rncr. lli.nnrd lell. .>;inr hi- .!,,,. nnl nrii i r< er iti " :|I1 < ...... nrry hrr JIHII Ibat 11 !• .*iiir hr iiivi-^. June lenrei. Amy :iilnbll^ her hue for H»tTar4 aad NKrrL.^ i,, n lr ,rry him. Jjiin- uiio 1,. XeiT 1-rrt und eFI- '""•' I" n .criclnclnl >ckot>l. M|.:inti Hi'- ne fur (hflr "crldlnc , By Sophie Ker i Courl«r News '.Vant Ads. i Mm <;o n.\ wiTii THE sroni CHAPTER IX "I I"S a grent opportunity,^ aald Sliis .lanlinc. "even If It Isn't cxarily wlmt you wont. I'm mor6 llailered than I can say tliat they've asl;cil mo to semi someone. In liinso his organizations there's usually soriicouo right In lino to be MIDI ed up wlicn a vacancy Ilka this occurs." stio looked at Jane llinu.MitfuHj-. ami went on: "Of cnnr.=c. ynu tuny not get It. My snnilliiK you won't gunrnnlco that. They may have n dozen other girls applying. Then there's Iho dim- cully ynu linven't qulto finished here — " "I've practically finished." Jane leaiimlcil her. "anil 1'vo dono the whole coiirso In a llttlo ICES than ei.^lit luoiillis." "Oh. you've worked marvellously. They said there was no nse seoding niiyoiio who irasnCt eicepllonal. Kamlcl's l» tho livest real estate lirrn in HID cily. even It it Isn't tho l>issrsl.--liiit yon don't cvi^ know the rcrj estale vocalmlary." "II ought to tie easy enough to lc:ir:i." .Miss Janline's reluctanco wl.eitcd Jane's desire. 03 MIE3 •,'anilnc Intcmleii It to do. Nnw thnt Jano was eager for Che lull Miss Janllno becamo a little F,--iinii3. "I want to talk to you lirsi. Vou'ro j-oimj. Voit'ro only Marlins. If you get It, IM 5 will ba your ilrst ioli and n Hrst Job often sols Ihe Irenil of one's wliolo busl- u PM ex I si en re. You must look It over carefully, from every possl- Me rmsle. ami tn.iko up your mind ivhellirr or not It's llio right lln« Mr you. l)3n't bo one of theee wi'incn whn aimply work for tho week's s.ilary ami never look b9- yiinil tlicir noses. Now, nftor you're there a while and knnw tho ropes umlw you'll discover that you haven't any (latr tor real estate. Maybe you won't like It. Mayb« you'll 115 rtumh about II, though 1 dun t think that. Rut If It doesn't suil yiiii. If (t doesn't work out 10 l-'ial you Ilka It, .and want lo go on with It, you must drop It, cut U oft clean and dry and Iry 80tne- lliinjj else. "Miss Jnrdlue. do yon honestly believe I can get this job and da tilings— In hnslnesa— liko a man?' "I honestly bellevo tint you caD end lhat you will— unless— " "Unless wliAt?" "Unless you get yourself mixed up In some sentimental mess. That's where tho averaga business 1-oman loses out." "\Vbat do you mean, esactly2t • • * • •T MEAN unless you have a leva affair that distracts you from jour work and makes you unreliable ind trlfllnj. tod inefficient. ''There's BO danger of ma falling U 1ST*, ermarrylnj. I'rnUJ Uroatfc *iuj iia: tort of thing, 'orever.**'" | Miss Jardine sralied. "At your ago that statement's a joke. However, it's hotter than longing for romance and I'll do you the, credit of believing that you aren't look- Ing for a Job merely as a raft to float you Into matrimony. Now you dash alooK over to the Kandol Building and let mo know what hnppena." Sh» called aftw Jane: 'It'll be a Dice Christmas present to yourself to land thfs Job—or did you Intona to go home for Clirlst- mas?" ""vTIielher I land U or not, I'd not going liome." Go home! Something of her first rebelltou and fury cams back to Jano aa she thought of that. Whether «ha got tha job or not. If slio wero Starving, If she wore dying and could only liva by going borne, sha wouldn't go. She came into the. Kandel offices with her color flaming, her eyes defiant, and spoko to tho Important youth. In tho reception room so peremptorily that he leaped to announce* her. And she, entered Mr. Ovid Kandel's presence far more Ilka Queen Vash- II at her height than an anilous applicant for a plum of a job. Mr. Kandol was unaccustomed to such an approach Jind It Interested him. Ha asked the usual Questions and Jana answered them almost offhand, tes. sha could type. Yes, sha could take letters at any speed. Certainly she could write then) without dictation given tho gist. She could flic, sha could—suddenly sha camo alive to the situation, grasped iho fores and Intensity of the man before her'aven as he reo- ojnlzed In her-some of his own characteristics. Now she knew she wanted to work for him, that he could command hor loyalty and aid and her blind ambition. "All ot those things you're asked me." *he said. Interrupting him, "they're the usual secretsry's stuff. Anyone can do them. You certainly; require mucu mora than that." "Aa for Instance?" asked Mr. Kandcl, Ellll re era Interested. "You want someone who can hindle people whom you don't want to see, but also don't want to aa- lagonize. You want tomtona to supplement your memory, to tave you time and effort «nd labor, re- lleva you of detail. You w«nt— you want sncther pair ot binds and iaottw biii4 that *ill ts, as fir as It's humanly possible, »n site*»I(i si r^sr PT= iiads aad ttdla," at Hit pencifj fjomf. "Co ahead," shs concluded triumphantly, with- tho least recollection that she had stolon that speech entirely from Miss Jardine. Well, by gad!" exclaimed Mr. Kandel, "You'ro got the. Idea. You'ro hireJ." "Oli no, I'm not," said Jane. "I don't know yet what the salary la." •Thirty dollars to start. More In a year If yon make good, on that hands and brain stuff." "No, that's not enough for me.* "But you don't know anything about the real eatala business. That woman over at the school tola me so. You've got a lot to learn at my eapenss." "Then you'd belter make U worth my while to learn It." Mr. Kandel whistled. "What do you want?" he asked. "Forty dollar* to start and a (10 raise »t the end ot a year If I'm worth It." Mr. Knndel settled himself for tha pleasure of a dicker, with tha double purpose of finding out whether the girl knew how to bargain, and of paving himself a third of the salary he had paid her predecessor. By dickering and by saving Mr. Kandel had largely made his great financial success But Jane, In his own phrase, eat up to him. He was to her no more than Jlrs. Benvyn trying to buy for halt-price the left-oTer< of the china booth of tho annual Marburg Hospital bazaar. At tho end of an eihitaratlng 20 minutes they came to an agreement, somewhat above his Intention. Mr. Kandel was to pay $37.50 a week for alx mohths- Then If satisfactory Jane would receive 510 and a $5 raise each six months after that until she had reached a maximum of {60. "And by that time," Mid Mr. Kandel, "you'll probably own this business and I'll be out on the street panhandling for a cup of coffee. When can you start!" "Now, If you want mo." "There's your desk. Hunt tip a notebook and pencil and we'll get going." Jane put her coat and hat on tho chair neareit the desk, opened bj Instinct the exact .drawer'where tha notebooks and pencils were concealed, looked it the. pencil's point and came over to Mr. Kan.' del'* *idc. "Go ahead." tie «ti Wtea ti;y wers neifiy tfcrfiuga » Ull young rcan stuck bis bead In at tis door Md RJdd;. "JJs'v<! let iht said. :he Th'reo-Siiteen matter straightened out." ' . As he entered Kandel jocosely Introduced him: "This is Mr. Thorpe.' head of Rental and Management, If you ever want to rent an apartment, apply to him. This Is Mls'i Terry, my new secretary. Roger, and a live wire, believe mi. Sft still, Miss Terry—I wnnt. M go en." So she walt«l and llstaawd, ini as'she listened she looked at Hoger. Thorpe, who was quite wonh her atlcnllon. Three-Siiteen teemed trf be an apartment houso which liaci been baring a series of mysterious troubles, Thorpe had at last traced these U> the superintendent. "Tha man'a insane, a sort of 'religious mania." s-ald Thorpe. ' 1 l!e'i' been working up a grudge against the families that dance anil plat cards and entertain and lead what he calls sinful lives, d'sou sr)f That eiplalns why the heat fa'lliid In come of them, And lh* queer noises on the roof, and the raU Id Miss BSrslcll's pantry and ft* plumbing trouble In the fifth and sixth floors." "Good Lord, Johnson reported ill that himself, eild he couldn't understand «r "Yes, but the other da? wfieh rtS was here he said something about Ihev were getting no more than Ibey deserved and his eyes looked so wicked that I bad a hunch, si t went up th«ro and had a tali with him: We're lucky he didn't run amuck and commit murder.' "What have you dona with hlmr* "He's been ««nt to BelleTus. »nd the back elerjtor man takes charge until we put ID a no-.t euper. li't all been kept perfectly qulel. N 1 *^ body suspects what was ths matter] nor where he Is. I'm taking cart of It personally." As Thorpe left, he bowed t« Jane. "I'm glad to have met you, Miss Terry," he said, in bit plcasv ant «ven rolce, and Jane kne* thai he had been fully conscious of bv Itesa&ct til the time. CCopyrlgfct. 13J». by .(I? Be

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