The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 6, 1936 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 6, 1936
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\ W.GJB THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS- THE COURIER NEWS OO, PUBLISHERS , ' ' C. R. BABCOCK. Editor . H. W. HAINES, Advertising Manager Sole National Adu-rtlilug Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Ine, New York, Chicago, Detroit;: St., kou Is, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis Published Every, Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class mailer at the post •eSkt at BlyUieviUe, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. l Served oy the United S'ress SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City of Blylhevllle, ISO per ucek, 01 B5c per month By mall, within n radius or 50 miles, $3.00 per year,'jl.50 for six months, 75c for three months; by mat! In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, 46.60 per year; In zones; seven and tight, llO.Otl per jeir, pijnblc In advance :t Education Commenting on the proposal lo use all oi the pioccctls of the state, sales tiix, of viiiich 65 pci cent now Sfoes to the iidiools, to pay Imgd old'agu pensions, <t Blythe\ illo mini remarked thfj moiiiinu that iniijbe if flic-schools ' Jiitd iccehcd more adcqiMU support in the past tlicic would not be so niniiy; old people in need of pensions'today. Well, education is ceil.unly no key to the boltitiou of all of our economic and bocuil pioblcms, but \\e think it hafely can he said DM I without a bcttei and mom tinivei sally effective ctluciitionnl bvstcm than we'have had in the past those pioblems will not be solved. Which biniifq us down lo the biibiect of thus oditonal. The public hchools aie 11)0 basis of oui educational stuictuic. lint if out people file to have the educational opportunities \\hicli they need, and which ate essential to the social and economic piojfiess ot tins community and this state, \se must not permit ourselves to regard tliem as the en- tue bUnctiiic Good llbiiuy facilities arc cHsenliitl if school children are to make the most of their school work. They a:e .dso essential il adults and ycung people \\lio have linislied llieir foimal bthooling ate lo have tlie'op- poitmntv to continue and perfect then- educations We have come tlnonj;li live years of economic depiesMon dining \vliicli a good many of lib have not felt able to give 101 the support of seini- publii, inslituliuiv), no matter . how f M oi Uivy^Tlx! J3I} Ihevillc Library has gained on thiough this period, rentl- „ Deling excellent,, beivjeu wHJi limited '^resources II has eaiiied a just claim on a shaio oi tile piosperity which has tetiiincd. It \\ould bo a gooA iu- \estrnent towaid Uic building of a x bctfer N commumtv and « stronger, and (nmer social and cionomic order for cveiy business and ptofcbsioiial man and cvciy ptopcity ounei in Blylhc- Ville to conliibute in piopotlion to his means, to the fund that must be raised for ciaiying on the work of the hbiaiy next yeai The nmounl re- Qtiucd is not huge and it each does his pait the usefulness, of the institution can be incieabcd \uthout burdening: anyone. There is no question iLoiit the colossal inlhi- encc of the press in the fonmllcm of public crlmon. and llils riraiw public morals and cliaiacter. —Harry N. Holmes, New York religious leader. OUT OUR WAY ./it's A(lmeiil "I'firmly believe," .said Al Smith Uic oilier tiny, "iliiit Uic remedy for all the ills we arc suffering from today is the election of Alfred M. Lnndon/' For any who miiy he suffering from Al's ailment, which can only bu ding- noscd UK nn extremely severe case of person:)) HiUerwss at' lining supplanted in the iiH'eeiion of the public by Die MIDI \vlio ii.s'cd lo play second liddlo to him in New York state, he is probably advocating the proper remedy. lint the ills from which most Americans are stilVering today are HO much less severe than those with which they were iifl'lictcii under the regime of Mr. I.andon'.'i prtidccc.'.ssor in the leadership of the Kcpublkm) party that they arc scarcely conscious of them—-much less inclined to seek a remedy-for them nl the risk of « return to pre-Hooscvultian conditions. Few 'of Mr. Snath's one-time admirers will follow him in his desertion of his party. It is too plain what his trouble is. De-suite the fact that his s candidacy met disastrous defeat in 1028—a (defeat (hat would have been even more overwhelming had not a sense of party loyalty kept hundreds of thousands of reluctant Democrats in line—ho never permitted himself lo become reconciled to loss of the parly's leadership. He accepted the nomination of President Roosevelt in 1932 with poor grace and has plainly shown ever since that he harbored a • grudge against the man 'who supplanted him. It is just as well, though of no great importance, that he has come out into the open. Lesson In Citizenship That too many cilixens, on ole'cli'oii days, fail to-show up at thu booths is an old, old story. And the excuses Ihey give— that they arose too late, that "a vole one way or the other won't affect the outcome," and so on —are just as antique, To people who 'don't think enough of their franchise to exercise it, a little incident that occurred in Detroit during the Michigan primary, should he at least thought-provoking. Relatives 'Of'a' Detroit man came lo an election booth and asked for an absentee ballot. They explained that the man wanted to vote, but that he had been hurt in an auto accident, and was in bod. They were loo late to got an absentee ballot, however, and they turned away;, disappointed. A little later they came back with the patient liiiu- seJf. ; ' Jfc had one arm in a cast, his head was heavily bandaged, and he could barely hobble; but he had insisted on coming out lo cast his vote. The man, incLdcnlally, was foreign-born. The very idea of one humnn being trudging nlouu us n bcn;t of burden dragging aiiuibcr who site under shade In. a comfortable scat. Is repulsive to me and contrary lo everything for which OUT country slands. —Mayor Fiorcllo 11. LaCinaidla, New York City, declining to be official stnrtcr in Jlnriklslm rnce; BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUK1ER NEWS TUESDAY, OCTOBER G, 193G SIDE GLANCES - By George, Clark BOX ITS A .^ET IT OUT If) A VACAWT LOT, WITH A S16N OW IT, AM 1 SHE'LL BEING A " HUNDRED DOLLW25i, EASY YE^.TWO MUNDRED.' SEE WHUT V OUVe MI55ED, \ OOLDIE- WE. 1 PUT PAYS OF HAED WORK AM' MONEY INTO THIS INVESTMENT- BUT WISE (j\JV COULDM' SEE IT- NJOVV, WHUT DO VOU THIMK7 By Williams 1H 1 5AMB f CbOT TO HAVE A BILL OF SALE SELL A CAR, TO ' SHOW WHERE you GOT IT. AMD, AS YOU GOT TWOT FROM 1W DUMP? MOBODV WILL, BUY IT-VOL) KMCW, I'M LAZV, AND IT MAKES ME TMIMK- ALLOW ME TO ' SHAKE VOUR HAMD, OOLDIE- I LIKE VOU FOR THAT, BUT 1 COULD HAVE LOVED VOU MADLV, IF YOU'D OF TOLD ME BEFORE WE STARTED - "A line time for you to be gcltinjr home! I'd promised Hie children-you'd spank.them before Ihcv went to boil." THIS CURIOUS WORLD % William Ferguson ; BY DECK MORGAN } ©1936, NBA Service, Inc. nut IIKtlK TOI)/iV AY l)ll.\N t iiri^fy tiTrplnur vnrd^Kii, tn\\* In luvr ivlth '1'1-UI I[AH, rrlrrnti jillut nhe i1Ie« IruiLK-I'nrlflc rimtf, rd kiia two |]II,TC»I» In lUr— Job 11 uj lltCKIf',. M» n<l<i|i(i(i , 7 yrnm iiTJ. \Vhrn Ted n^kx lo tunrrj- til til, Khr frnrn It 1« ely lo mnkr u lionle for lllfVIr, DEVELOPMENT OLYMPIC OIV(N& MEN WHO DIVING MADE THEIR. LIVING- BV NEVADAVILLE... COLORADO, TOWN," THERE STANDS A HOUSE, BUILT DURING GOLD RUSH DAYS, OP BR/CK HAULED C\V OX TEAM NEBKASf^A, 6OO M/i.ES The sponge Industry Is among the oldest on earth. It Is mentioned frequently in the' literature oC the ancient Greeks, and is referred to In the OUI.-Testament. The sponge fisheries of the Mediterranean grow into nn Important industry at nn early dale, and the entire populations of sea-const towns made their living nt the trade. NKXT: What was Ihc orljfin cf Ihc word lynching? Takc Steps To Prevent Infection From Animal and Insect Biles nv I)K. MOUHIS -FISHBKIN' .plied to prevent Infeciion. Cold Miter, Journal of' Ihc .American! compresses will tako caro cf pain Mrdlral Association, and of llyccin, the Health Alasaxinc A dog Mtc, or the bite ot any small nnlnral, .should always be investigated promptly lo determine 'whether the animal has hydrophobia or rabies. If there is no question of hydrophobia, tlic awl .swelling. A physician wil usually treat a severe scj>rpior sting l)y Injecting an nnt-slhctlc solution around UK> lilts or sling In the nnrsthtiie volution he usually includes supie adrenalin which constricts l-ho Woml vessel, mid prcvL'i.ts rapid nbsorpiion o Ske ilnm nnl ncttt, (hr>n E h, ivllk 1*an IhrorlrH Ihnl mnrrlnKf, lo !.<• mirrfMfiil, »iu*l In- ulnnnrd M-IrrLllllfiill)-, jnxl UK n iilim? lUifM, Ske IK r?TM>lllc>iiH 1irr*nn*t he- Int*l*U her hniijokrriitui- nnixt lie < p nrrlfil on In (tie M :itiii! iviiy, (vlth Kay Kin* n party ,mj Tc<l, tired • nil, rrfiuf, („ J,,( n (],, Kunln. To lilinUli him, Kn, liulxlvrlr toiiril. It,, iitnnc tat HlMIUllllil 1ICXI IILOflkln^. In Honolulu sj,f Ifurnn ilicrc 1* nn "iiclirriik of .jjilnnl inrnlii K IIU pinup hrhiulMK Hepuin. Ted 7ir- IIX'E' " k> '" "" "Kn'n ^nrlly. nilliiml innkln^ hpr iirr^ii-jioe . kiniivn, ICny hiuirils rli« Ahh». Hi- I.AII, Ork-ndil aiiiic-^r, iilno IK a A vlolrnl wlortu lirc.-iTcn Init (hrre l« nn norlniM cllllkully i.lull Ikr dlrrrllini Under »„!!« („ ,v,i r k. Kiiy, Ted and Ilic. unvlniillon <»(HI-IT lire in Mir i-lmrt riioni itlirn Illnh ,-,,lrr«. l>l>lnl In !-:in.l, «hc di-itmniU tlic iiljini* iif Tt-d')* Invcii- (Ion, the K)'rc>|illnt. NOW CO OX WITH Till: STOUY CHAPTEH XXIV TLLAH ndvanced menacingly toward the Iwo ship's officers, pistol in hand. "Go into the cock- pH," she ordered, iind Ted and the navigalioa officer moved backward, followed by Kay. lllah branclis-icd the automatic .MI ihe radio otTiccr's face. She gave a call number. "Gel in contact with lhal station immediately," she said. "It's a pearling schooner, anchored at Wake 's- land." The radio officer sat down am! tapped out the call on the sending set. Alter a moment lie said ; "They don't answer." "You lie!" The radio ofliccr protested. "Bui I tell yon Ihey don'l answer. Since you know Hie posilion of. Ihc ship though, I can broadcast the message on the wave-length. They'l Sel It." lllah smiled. "That is good That is \| v .e. Send the message al once." When he had finish3d, .Illal shrugged her shoulders. "I die, silo said, "knowing my work is well dune. I am a mystic. I am not afraid." Slowly she gathered her white veils about her and walked back inlo the passenger compartment. fPED returned lo Ihe chart rcora and senl Kay inlo the passenger compartment lo reassure the women. The storm had nol nbahd. at Midway and Ted look t in with a glance. ."YOUR SIGNALS HAVE FADED OUT. COURSE? ARK YOU HONOLU&U SAYS YOU • ARE LOST. WHAT'S WRONG WITJI RADIO COMPASS? STOlAl FADING OVER SLAND. VISIBILITY IMPROVING," Ted's eyes shone'with renewed :iope. He went to the radio officer lor a new report.' "The messages ore coming in stronger," the officer said. "We can't be far from Midway." "If we can only find the lagoon on the island," Ted said hopefully. 'We car.'t come down in the open sea with waves piling 30 feet high over ih-5 rfcfs." Then ia cnme b.ifk to Kny. He called, htf into Ilia crew compartment where they could be alone. "Kay," ha said, "I simply want you to knor/ that I trust you, and liave -always trusted you. I don't want things unsaid te come bc- SI6WALS YET. ARE YOU LOST. OVER OCEAN? STORM LIFTING. CHANGING HIGH PRESSURE AREA. CEILING 300 FEET." - i They brought him another mes-j sage: > "The U. S. S. Mississippi is com- j ing in on the radio! They're eall-j tween us—ever, pens—" .Whatever hap- She faced him, tears in her eyes. "Oh, Tedl Nothing can happen!" * * > WHEM Ted had gone back to his post he found another message from Midway: "NO SIGNALS FOR LAST HOUR. ARE YOU LOST OVER OCEAN? TRY TO SIGNAL BATTLESHIP U. S. S. MISSISSIPPI LATITUDE 19 DEGREES 15 MINUTES NORTH AND LONGITUDE 107 DEGREES 30 MINUTES EAST." "The messages are coming in strong now," the radio officer said. "We can T l be more than a hundred miies away from Midway. I'm trying lo reach the Mississippi." ^ "But we can't do much circling,' Ted said anxiously. "We've got to locale the island without a direction finder now." He and the navigation officer took up their positions on the bridge. . Tile latter looked at the instruments and then said, "This is one time the human clement will have lo lake the .place of the machine. It's your ship, Ted. I ask you to try lo bring us in. One man will have to take Ihc responsibility, and it's yours." No sooner had Ted taken the controls that the radio officer came with another message. Ted opened the throttles of-the four 800-horsc- power engines and ordertd"uie,eri- ginecr to change''the pronellei pilch. They were steadily increasing speed. ' '" ' He scanned the message. "NO Ted barked orders now. "Get llio Midway Station and triangu-! lale. Find our posilion and we'll ride the beam in." * * * rpHE crew was jubilant." The' navigation officer was al work, finding his position on the improvised "beam." It was not as accurate as the direction finder, but il might work in Ihis emergency. Tlic navigation officer "localed" ibe Mariner, in short order. She was (lying in a tangent toward the island, and they were almost overhead! Ted's uncanny navigation had oroughl Ihem straight to Ihe is- and. He had felt his way through .. the storm! ; / Bui when lie went down to 500) /eel again lie found the ceiling low and (ootc the ship back out to sea. He glanced at the fuel tank and made a decision to waii. A message came through. "NO SIGNALS, CUT YOU HAVE CIRCLED TWICE OVERHEAD AND GONE BACK TO SEA. IS FUEL HOLDING OUT? LIGHTS AND FLAMES ON LAGOON. CAN YOU COME IN? CEILING LIFTING." Ted kept his face sternly lo Ihe task. There was,no use laking a chance when Ihey were so close to safety. He came down to 300 feet above the surface and asked for his posilion on tiic Wangle. Tiie ceiling was still too low. But suddenly his face was set in a grim expression and lie decided lo ride Ihe improvised "beam" in. Tiny beads of perspiration popped out on his forehead. His eyes were glued to the instruments. Two hundred feet! One hundred and eighly feel. One hundred and fifty feel! Suddenly, before the eyes of every crew member and passenger, ihere burst forth the glare of searchlights and flares over Iho blacfc lagoon. Ted's eyes s-.vopt Ihe black fronds of Ihc palms ns he leveled off, and brought Ihe ship down in calm, familiar walers. Midway Island! Uncle Sam's outpost in the middle, of the Pacific Ocean. v r1r '':*; '[^ .Passengers cried, out'with joy,' arid lears welled ill Kay's eyes ns she went forward'towftrd Ted. _j (To Be Concluded) or by any other method, the in-!nnct (i, block 2, Parkview addition •sects will not soon return. It 53 to Manila. H'ccssary, however, to he con- W. A. Atllick and wife to B=n tlicm before they have u chance o breed. aantly watchful and to remove j Tucker, northeast quarter of southeast quarter of section 21, township 14 north, range 10 cast. J. R. Cherry to H. N. and N. V. Arrans, lot 265, block 18, Manila. ,K. Recce to Clam Tindnl, 20 acres in northeast corner of northeast quarter of section 27, township 15 north, range 11 cast. Realty Transfers Warranty needs 'The Western and Southern Life Insurance company to J. C. &:i!is. north Half of southwest quarter of iectlon 23, township 15, north, range 12 east. W. W. Hollipetcr and wife to Butler Barksdalc, lots 1, 2, 3. 4, block 1, Hollipetcr second addition lo Blythcvilte. Jeff Talley lo Belle Tulley, part of south half of southwest quarter of section 8, township 14 north, range ditch. : east, lying west, of Buffalo W. A. AHlick and wife to W. L-. Borcn, northeast quarter of norlh- 15 north, range 10 east. W. A. Afflick and wife la Troy Ramey, southwest (runner of southeast quarter of section 2, township 1-1 north, range 10 east. Federal Land nnnk of St. Louis to Paul S. Btuir, east half of ssclion Otis C!o7.i\, separate deeds, lot 05, lilock 8, last !H, 95. block 8, orig "nal survey of Manila and lots i Mrs. Eminitt Davis, Lcttie Mac Fisher to Mitt Dunevant, lots U, "/, block 1, Bugs addition to Blythc- ville. Chicago Mill and Lumber corporation to Jane Conway While, northeast quarter and east half of r.orthwcst quarler of section 25, township 14 north, range 0 east. Auurcy Conway to J. M. Stevens, civst half of northeast quarter of section 25, township 14 north, range 9 east. cast quarter of section 20, town-! W. A. AITlic!; to G:orge T. and | Porter Smith, southeast quarter of I northeast quarter of section 20, township 14 north, range 10 cast. J. A. Jonss and wife to O. H. Johnson, Virgil Johnson and Hcr- shel Johnson, east half of southeast quarter of section 18. township 15 north, range 8 cast. Leslie Moore and U. W. Moore to E. J. Sifmons, lots 4 and 5, 20 and 21, block B. J. P. Pride subdivision, Blythevillc. J. J. Johnson ana wife to Clara and Willie Thomas, lot 12, block 5, Allison addition to Blylhcville. 17, (ownship 14 cast. north, ran; ;c 10 East Arkansas Builders Supply to Detroit O. Ringer and Elrj American Security company to j Ringer, lot- 15, block 1, Hollipstcr and shonyo addition, Blythcvilte. Mrs. E. L. Khodcs, Marvin Davis, Eflic Davis, J. EmmiU Davis, OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hooplc wound is treated like any other the poir.on. ordinary wound. nitcs of (lens and In the event of a slius. the aie. scldini stinger of the bee, wnsri, or yrl-1 become in'cctcd. Con'itant icintcii- imv Jacket. should be pulled out (>-g will bicak the ulktcr, or bleb, if il Is visible in the-tissues. Then and llu. law surfnc-j may become a drop or two of diluted ammonia cuslly. infected, water may be applied to the All sortj of mosquito bile and wound. Swelling and pnln may] lira bite lolfcns ruic beer, dc- tc alleviated by application otlvelopcd lo allcviato Ihu Hchinx cold ccnvprcsses. | cl . i rr jt n t ! .oii. if ;ht.« biles p-.-r- Most spider bites In the United! lo; aloiv?. they usurfHy disappear Slates arc due to the shoe biit-i promptlv. ton spider, the "black widow." The nrcquito hits lotions. S.OT.C- Ihls spider looks like a black times av.-ilnblc in sr.lid or stick shoe hutlon. and is called the' form, i>"imlly contain "black widow" because the fc- amounts of caiilphov ami male frcquenllj- cals the nulc. Occasionally, persons who are Int- tcn by Ihls kind of spider sut- ler a general reaction ancctlng the whole body.-and become seriously HI. They should, of course, have Immediate attention. The ordinary sling of, a ccnM- Tlic bite of a :w1bn? seldom Incomes Infected. Ui'.r.llv it tidies. '!hc itching Is relieved by weak ammonia or \vc-ak thnl solutions. 'Die way to keep Ironi bciiu bitten is to avoid the insect; This is iinjiorl.-inl because of the possibility that any type ol sect may carry infection. pcclc or scorplo" may be more severe than that of a wasp orl To get rid of Insects cue stuci- bcc, In such cases bleeding,' ics their habits, their method should be encouraged to wash' of breeding and the spco'al tecli- cut any material deposited with; nics available for destroying thi>;i the .sting or bite. , j once a room or a bed is coiv.- Tinctnre of iodine may 02 ap-' plctely. rtisinfcctcd by fumigation HUH—THE DAY OF M\R/\CLES "PtTURKlED/ IF T 5O SLJPE OF fAY EYES-KaHT, TO "f W/\S f\ MYR&GE"—UD J'/E. TO lAVJOW THE BRP\KiD Cff- SUDS ~THKi BAGGY PAMTS, WRMKLE.O COWS 1MTO THREE t, CLEiXWED, PRESSED Hf\V£ SOMb. \ •BT?teS ^P ! vOU^^D MERE TrifVT ''^' X'D UKE. TO"&URK\\Sr^ f n= You ASK -ME, THOSE THREE WHO WAVE -THE AMD E SOULS UT A SIMGLE

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