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rot* •THE BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS ' B OOUR1H* NEWS OOv PUBLISHERS ',•;•. -vC. R, BABCOCK. Editor H, W, HAUraS, Advertising BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ' Sole National Adrertlxiog BcpresenUtives: Arkansas Dallies, luo, . New York, Chicago, < Detroit, St. Louis, Stallai, Kansas City, Memphis ', PubUsW tvery Afternoon Except Sunday ' Entered us second class mailer at the poet eflln at Blythcvllle, Arkansas, under act ot Congress, October 9, 1917. Served oy the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City of Blythevllle, I&o per week,- or 65<s' per - month. By mail, within n radius or 50 miles, 13.00 per year, $1.50 for six niontlis, 75e for three months; by mail In.postnl zones two to six, inclusive, $650 per year; In zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. ^Politicians Are Taking Things-Too Seriously When tlic history 'of these times, gets written, some cloistered s ...is going to have a terrible time * ihp out why the politicians of this fair land got so much more frightened about the state of Iho nation limn the plain people did. . .We 'have heard enough calniiiily howling this'summer to dress up tlic fair of Rome. A visitor from Mars, ! "assuming that he was misguided enough to spend his, lime listening to the more frenzied campaign orators, would have supposed thai Washington' already lay in ruins, that the bones of Abraham Lincoln luul been (lung into the Sangainon river, and Hhat the n:i%ionnl.izntioii (If women was going to be aiT.inireil just as soon as the registration cards could be made out. Currently, for instance, wo haves Father Coughlin announcini; solemnly that "Ifl'IO is the last K'cncrnl elec- lion we'll ever have unless llic evils of modern capitalism are immediately eliminated." Come, come now,'father: isn't that taking in quite u lot of territory? The evils of capitalism are numerous and we've put up wilh thorn for quite " n long time; must \\c really, to pre-• :serve our democracy, (»et rid of every last one of thorn in the next four yeais? Are things quite as bad as- all that? H*VS. : •' Suppose we don't get thcm'all elim-- inalcit; what is going lo happen to our general elections? How arc we going to lose them? You must mean thai someone is going to establish a dictatorship over us,- don't yoti? ,. Okay. Now lislon, father: This America for which you avo so ' • 'blithely predicting a dictatorship is a big counliy and it's awfully tough. There are a lot of rowdy people in it who don't like being pushed around. They're the people who shove autos tbioiigh store windows at,big conventions, and heave popboUlcs at umpires at ball games, and toss chairs into rings at wrestling matches, and step on the toes of traffic cops. They're the people who turn trucks upside down during "farm holiday" demonstrations, and lake hall bats and sawcd-off billiard cues oul to the picket lines in strikes. They're the people who turned oul by the million to throw lh e Wilson OUT OUR WAY •administration nut of office in. 4920 ''mid tlic Hoover lutmiiiislnition out of office in 1932. Tlicy'i'o the people who have ii derisive "Oh, ycnli'.'" for fakers and stuffed sliirls. Tlic man who is Boinjj to establish a diolatorsliip over llieni had belter come early and lie prepared to slay lale, because lie is KOJIIB to have his himds nljoul as completely full as any huniiiii being in all history. Times have been bud and we .have ir great many hard problems to solve. But things never have been and never will be quite no had as some of our self-appointed saviors are trying to make out. 7o/»i. 11 Walker John Ii. Walker, who for years preserved the beautiful grove now cm- bracwl in the municipal park which bears his name, i.s making a further contribution to the nark. To round out the project the fair association has been acquiring, through the taking of tax titles and otherwise, some seven acres of land just ciist of the original park tract. To assist . in carrying through this program Mr. Walker has been giving the owners of some of this land, which is divided into lots, home sites on land owned by him nearby. As a result before : long the limits of the park will lie materially extended. Mr. Walker is not one to seek pub- lie notice or thanks for the contributions lie has made. Nevertheless, as the entire community is the beneficiary, il ia Jilting that they be acknowledged. The Family THURSDAY, OCTOHI3R 8, 1930 •New Nippon Goal The story of modern Japan is tlic story of a people striving with all their might to win world 'recognition for the yellow race. And they have made appreciable strides toward thai goal. In the mailer of war, for instance, Nippon's sons have shown their while brothers a:few things about the lech- nic of .expansion by aggression. That takes bluff, 'backed 'byUforce. ' ' "..-•., Tn the pence-lime, pursuit''of trade,'' Japan has repeatedly stolen the 'march on other nations, winning Ihoi'r markets from them with lower prices. ThiH reiiuircs shrewdness, and Ihe willingness of Japanese ; ; subjects to work for nominal \vage.s. Now a small group of Japanese have set out Urdo what the while man lias never achieved—climb Mount Everest, king of the Himalayas. Thai ' calls for heart, and real courage, and men who have iricd il are entombed in ice on Us,slopes. If Iho Japanese succeed in Ihis endeavor, llic race may gain more respect from its Occidental competitors than il has in any other way. Slimmer of 1936 JJronglit Increase In I lea | Strokes i:Y JIK. MOKUIS FISIIRKIN Hdllor, .liiunul of the American iMdIUal Association, and of ll)Kfi.i, llic Health Magazine The summer of 1936 was one nf Ilin hottest, on record. In the United Stoics, the number of caws of heat stroke was gicntcr tluui the ^average. II should lie remembered Uuil lif.-it stroke occurs not only In extremely licit weathr, but may occur , at liny lime In factories, liiiiiulry rooms, and kitchens' where people work In extreme heat assoclalcd with considerable moisture, ; The symptoms of heat stroke .scnn to come suddenly on -people outdoors because tliey arc unaware of the effects of tlic tad In most Instances, ,tlio cciuiltlon conies on gradually. The person who Is nljoiit to r,iir- fcr a heat stroke feels weak and 1 1 ml, (,'cls dtay and Uicn drowsy His digestion may be dlsliirbeii and he may have pain In his abdomen. Gradually he develops a fever; his pulse becomes rapid and his skin dry, hoi and flushed. The pupils of his eye's are usually contracted or small. Associated with these symptoms Is rapid and noLsy breathing. In many cnscs of hcnt stroke, ihc pupils of Ihc victim's eyes widen or dilate Just before death. * • * As I have already said In previous columns In this series, the iincoiliclousncss of heat nlroke is occasionally confused with that •resulting from drugs, bleeding diabetes, changes In li!oc<l circulation, or epilepsy. To avoid hrat stroke, keep ocol as possible. In exceedingly lic.l weather, wear light clothing. loose and porous. While working In nn especially hot atmosphere. make certain that clothing is llBlil, so that unnecessary heat Is not retained in the body. Taking coo! baths at frequent Intervals, or even vtishlng the face nnd linrnls with cool water, will cool the body. Adequate slcq; helps fortify the body for the unusual • strain associated with. heat. People In n hot atmosphere will chink plenty of water because of the excessive evaporation of;walcr from the surface of the body. They should remember. hd^eVcr, that this , evaporation also "Sauscs ,lhc body' to lose salt. '*' ^. In 'inch'istrie.'i" In' 1 which 'ftfcpiile work under conditions of \cx?reme nrnt, arrangements nojf, afc > generally made to provide drinking water with a small 'amount of added salt, to prevent dangerous 'results. A solution of water '.containing about 1 per cent salt has been found cniitc successful In preventing heat exhaustion. • Bt CHAPTER HE men on the street o£ the little town of Shelby winked each other when they saw 1 simply couldn't stand around doing nothing until l died. And if 1 thought I'd be using it in the next few ycnrs. I'd dig my own grave. — John Van Wylie Ircton. la., retired fanner who bulU his own monument. By Williams / VOU AINT HAD TO PUSH BABY BU6GIES, GIT CLOUTED PER MAKltf A NOISE AROUND TH 1 HOUSE. ER HOLD 'EM FES 'HOUES, EE OH-! POOH- WHIST IF VOLl HAD FOUR GROWNUP BO5SV AST ME IF I KNOW- WE GIT ONE RAISED <5O IT'S OUTA MV WAY, AN 1 WE HAVE ANOTHER. I'VE WORE OUT TWO BABV 13UGGIES,AND r GOT ALL OUR ROCKIM' CHA1BS WOBBLY. WE A1MT GOT NOME, BUT I'M JUST fiS BAP OFF. I GOT TO VVAir PER. VOU GUVS TILL you GIT FAMILV DUTIES DONE. ME — PHOOH WHAT'S A UTTLE 'THINS LIKE A NEW -BORN THieTV VEAgg.TQQ SOQM , In ease of hen I exhaustion, the first thins to do is to j^t the person Into n cool place nnd keep him absolutely^ qtilcl nnd lint on fits back: Sponging with cool wnlcr will help control his temperature. It may be necessary to jjivc him coffee, to stimulate his Wood. A doctor will administer all oilier necessary slhmilanl.s by Injecting them into Ihc body \vlth a hypodermic syringe. Tioptcal authorities recommend that the victim be placed on a bed covered with a large rubber sheet. Then Ice and cold wnter arc rubbed over the body. At ic same lime Ihc rubbing with ic ice will encourage blood cir- ulntlon. The temperature should be lak- i regularly with a thermometer nscrtcd Into the lower bowel. f his temperature Tails below 01 dcsrccs, the cold application stopped, the patient is covered vilh blankets, nnd Ihc condition f Ills circulation Is studied care- ; Major Meed hitching his horse and i phaeton in (he public square. \i "The old man's going to get llll" : one prophesied. & "Yes, the Major's depending on old Dobbin to get him home tonight!" ^ Ordinarily Major Meed drove ^au ancient coupe, silling crcclly behind the steering wheel, Ms snow-white mustache and well- combed goatee proclaiming him, with almost bromidlc picturesque- ness, a gentleman of the old school. HI? blue eyes would twinkle and his leathery, tunned cheeks would crease In pleasant wrinkles as he called greetings to friends along the street. ) " 'Day, Judge!" he'd quaver in his sweetly husky voice, "Mighty good fishin' weather welc bavin'!" . . . "Howdy there, Jim Scott! How's your sick bird dog?" lie drove slowly and listened attentively tp the answers. t To ladies he was always cspe- < elally' courteous, their/ages mattering not at all. Though he ap- ' predated the fresli loveliness of , the younger set, he was just as gallant in. greeting Miss Cassie Drew, whose beauty had withered 40 years ago in the little notion shop where she spent her days. Every woman, young or old, somehow felt herself to be prettier more charming and interesting after Major Meed had bowed to her nnd Inquired solicitously aboul her health. . But when, as today, he drove Ihe five miles to town seated in the old phaeton behind his smal bay horse, he gi-eclcd no one. He was sad and downcast, thinking of his failures. He was about to get (irunk. Kalhcrine Meed, the Major's 21- year-old granddaughter, was also In lown loday. Unaware of her grandfather's whereabouts she had driven in in the family sedan ant had stopped at a grocery store 01 Center street lo do some market ing. Kale's gaze, /iows( and eager ami very much in low, tctlcJ on him. Hlly (Iocs to make ccrlnin that ho not collapse. If the victim of heat cxlmus- ion stojis breathing, it is nrces- sury lo apply artificial rcspira- ,ion to keep the lungs ventilated. After a person Improves from lirnt stroke, tic is given plenty r>f nutritious (ootl and fluids lo aid rapid recovery. People \\-ho travel In the siun- r<OMING out o£ llic storc/Katli- erine stood on Ihc sidewalk, looking up at the threatening sky, holding out an experimental hand to feel for raindrops. Her brown suit was two years old but she wore it superbly, her lithe, well- built body giving it flair and distinction. A green felt hat, smart in ils ageless way, was pulled oi'cr i her Imir. From beneath it her bronze-brown curls escaped,'giving an effect of carelessness and childish disorder. Her bronze eyes matched her hair. "Exactly," someone once said, "as if cut from the same piece of silk." The girl's eyebrows were arched but un- plucked. When her wide lips parted in their quick, warm smile you saw that her teeth were brilliantly white, but not enlively even. There was about her something magnetic and natural and boyish. Something eager antl in- Icnse. People called her Kale. ~" "Just a passing shower," she said with a smile to the Hltlc grocery clerk who was carrying out her bags lo her car. "Did my sister remember lo wrile do'.vn cream of toHar, Henry?" "Yes, Miss Kale," he answered. "But Miss Caroline forgol lo say whether she v/anled light brown or dork brown sugar, so I put in a pound of each." "Smart boy," Kale said. "I'm going lo the drug store now. Close the car window when you're through, please." She dashed up Ihe slrcet in the now briskly falling rain, her head ducked to miss Hie stinging drops. She felt someone seize her arms and shake her sharply. Klie had run pell-mell into a handsome, black-haired young man of about 25. While lie pinned her elbows to her sides he laughed down at her. "In a hurry?" .ho asked. "Morgan!" Kate exclaimed, nnd blushed with excitement and happiness. She had been thinking of. him steadily for almost an hour, wondering it she would encounter him somewhere in town. He was, in a way, her fiance. In the parlance of llic small southern town, he had "rushed" her for several years, and one night at a dance last June he had proposed lo her [and she had accepted. liy.jiio, I'm n^t exactly in a hurry,"'shc lolrt- hi(n.^"I could be persuaded to v/astc a little lime, if that's what you mean." ;• "Then come on in here," he urged. f They were slar,'i\ig 'icfore n drug store. Retaining oi:j of her elbows, he piloted her through the door, past the marble counler wilh its clustered imbibers nnd led her lo the farthest lablc hi the rear. Kate said, a litllc breathless, "You act as if I iniglit boll ;mr run. That's part of your fata! charm, Morgan—treating women like c a p i u v c d trophies." She thought, "I banter him as if . bad to. Why can't I just remember we're engaged and vela::?'? v s 4 ATORGAN PBENTISS smiled "What do you want lo drink honey?" She lold him :i limeade, and be instructed the waiter to "make i two." She thought, "He's going to ask to come out tonight. I'll ask him for dinner. I'll Inirry iic-mt. and make a cake." It was Friday and they almost always dated Fri- day night. It was an old custom, "I guess they were in stitches begun when she was a day pupil it the boarding school in town. Kate's gaze, honest and eager md very much in love, rested on lis lace. Siic noticed for Ihc housandtli time Ihe way his crisp el black hair curled above his 'orehead. The way his arrogant lostrils dilated when he inhaled lis cigaret. The quick gestures of is well-kept, nervous hands. The movement of. his surprisingly blue eyes that seemed lo take in evcry- hing. She watched him crush out his cigaret, saw that he was going to speak. Waited. "Kale," he said, "how about ny coming out Monday night? About 0?" "Monday?" repeated Kate ilankly. She had the dismaying Reeling that a whole week-end had .opplcd aboul her ears, raising bumps. "Why—why yes, Morgan," she answered. "I'm not doing anything at all Monday night." She thought, "Maybe he's going out of town on business." But his next words corrected that. "The Elwells have a visitor," he iaid, still not looking at her. ''Eve's asked me for dinner tonight. There's something else planned for Saturday and Sunday —I'm. not sure 'what, but Eve asked ; me to keep both nights open'."-" »'-• •>•••' ;.'..., "Oh," Kate sai-,'. She'ICIt'her cheeks growing hot 'with aiige'r. luite inconsistently the anger was all directed against Eve Ehvcll. Eve knew how things were be- Iwecn Kate and Morgan Prenliss. She knew 'they were engaged, even though it had never been announced. Kate wore Morgan's fraternity pin hi lien o( a ring, and she'd given up all her other beaus for him. This, to a southern girt reared in southern traditions, was the public mark of surrender. With an effort, Kale smiled al Morgan. "Well," she said, "when the college girls come home for vacalioti it livens up Ihe old town considerably. This girl goes lo Sweet Briar with Eve, doesn'l she?" JVTORGAN nortdcu. "Name's Dar- i ^ bara Lodge. From St. Paul Quite a looker. She and Eve got in just about an hour ago. Eve was showing her the town before they went home lo unpack." over our rustic Mam street," Kate •(•marked, with quick and llirusl- ng intuition. "Eve always acts as t Shelby convulses her when she's howing it to a visitor." "Well," said Morgan defensively, "Eve's been around, you mow. The new postoflice couldn't )ossibly look as big to her as it does to llic rest of us." Kate finished her drink and ookcd at her watch. She had no iced for hurry but she suddenly longed to be dashing oil lo some important appointment, leaving Morgan impressed and curious, rlowcver, she could think ot nolh- ng interesting to call her av.'.ny. Mo civic enterprise needed her. \'o young men were pining for a sight of her. She had, a year ago it least, let them know that she was interested only in Morgan ?rcntiss. She had burned her nidges. Morgan, strange to s:iy, seemed not quile to have burned is. ; "Well," she said, rising, hating lhe prosaic excuse, "I musl go jack and finish my shopping." "How's Caroline?" he asked, ivalking to the cloor beside her. His polite, impersonal lone made icr lliink suddenly, "He doesn't care a darn how Caroline is. He's just breaking off our conversation." ..She answered;,primly, "Carer line's Hue, lhan£.you., .Goodby am thanks for the little'gcl-logelher. 1 hope 1 havcn'f'wiislbd loo much of your lime." i "Slult and nonsense!" he rc- lortcd quickly. "As if 1 could use my time any belter lhaii being with you!" His eyes caressed her in the old way, and her heart lifted again. She thought, "He's just the same, of course. 1 mustn't be possessive. He's got to be agreeable to Eve on account of their fathers." "Don't forget Monday night," he reminded her. "Oil no, i won'l!" she replied eagerly. Too eagerly? She wondered lalcr as she started the car for home. Over in lhe public square she saw a familiar old bay horse hitched to a familiar phaeton. "Grnn'dad's in town," she murmured in faint surprise. But lhe significance of lhe conveyance did not reach her. She was loo deeply engrossed wilh thoughts of Morgan Prenliss. (To Us Continued) racr, particularly those using trains or trailers, should rcmcm- any other city in the United arc 24 entomologists at work on Honolulu Wuns on Bugs HONOLULU • (UP) — Bugs gel States! Including* those employed -control "insecl bcr thai ventilation is of grout- more attention here than pci'haps.by llic Federal government, ihcrc I menacing island est im|iorlnnce. It is l:etlcr under conditions of extreme heat lo sil in open coach wilh free circulation cf air than the .smaller compartments and drawjng rooms. In n trailer lhe windows should to arranged to permit constant 1 circulation of air ami thus prevent exhaustion due la heat. Pasteurized milk is digested j more cnslly and remains sweet! longer than raw milk. pests constantly agriculture. »" OUR BOARDING HOUSE YOU ARE UHGKI) TO HEAK OUH OWN U. S. Senator Joe T Robinson Senate majority leader, and oiilsfflnding statesman of the nation, in a state-wide radio address over stations — KKU). El Dnrndo Kl.UA, Little Rork Kl'M'W, Fort Smith KC.MC, Tcxarkana Memphis THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1936, 7:30 to 7:45 P.M. A Message of Vital Interest to every person in this stale who is interested in the if-cicclion of I'rcsi- denl Kouscvcll and Vice-Presidenl Canter. National Democratic Campaign Committee CLIFTON H. SCOTT, Finatife Director With Major Hoople ME AKI vou WAS TWlKJS, AV-VD WEBBEP, KWOWE.O IT WAS VOU, MISTAVA BUSTAH MO SUM/ BUT, WHAT IS VOU 6ITTIM' ALL "DRESSED UP T-OrA?'lSVOU 31ME1KJ UP WFF "DA "<S" MEM? TUIS V5 ASECKET— NJD 1 MEED YOUR .HELP/ MISS DUFFY HAS TEPPED OUT, AMD I'M GOWKIPV HIQH-S1QM HER WHEM SHE COMES HOME/ 1 WAWT YOU TO STAMP WATCH, A.MD WHEM VOU "PIPE HEP, COMIMG WITH ^AE, YODEL TO CLYDE AMD MACK TO ^ GET A LOAD OF M!«3S "DUFFY'S "BO/FRIEMD HERE'S HALF OF A ' "COLLAR "BILL

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