The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 31, 1936 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, October 31, 1936
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THBJ BLYTliEVILLE COURIER NEWS : .'THE •''COURIER-NEWS CO,, PUBLISHERS . • ' O. R, DABCOCK, Editor ,'* ^H;.>V, HAINES, Advertising Manager Bole Nations! t Advertising Kem-eseiilallves: , Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, ' Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis ' Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered its second class matter nt the post ofllcb nt BlyUioville, Arkansas, undci net of Congress,' October 9, JS17. _ y tl)e UnUcd ri . ess SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City of BlyUurillc. 15c per ueek, or C5c per month. By mat!,'within ft radius of GO miles, $3.00, per year, $1.50 for six months,'75k: for three months; by mall In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, $5.50 per year; In zones sewn mid eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. The County Farm Tlie county penr.1 farm, like any other public institution, should 1)0 managed as efficiently and economically as possible. Us financial records should be accurate and complete and subject to periodic audit. There is no gooi excuse for careless and slipshod methods in its administration any more than such methods would bo excusable in the oll'icc of the treasurer or tax collector. The Osccola jcnim! jury's recoup mendations that an adequate accounting system be installed (it Hie farm and that a competent resident man' ager bo made responsible for the proper conduct of its affairs scum to us altogether sound. We trust they will be adopted. We are in complete disagreement, however, with the jjrand jury's rcc- Mujnendalion that it the farm cannot be made to show a prolit "it should be disposed of or. it, with the prisoners, leased (o sonic responsible farmer." It seems to us that Uio faim ought to sbo\v a . prolil or at least to pay its own way. 1C it is not 'doing thai, now every ctt'ort should be made to make il do it. But if for reasons beyond our understanding that is impossible, !hcr. the farm should be 'maintained anyway for the ' good and sufficient reason that there in no satisfactory substitute for it. It is neither practical nor desirable to keep county comicts in tho.county jails. And this comify certainly docs , - not want to gu back-,lo,-.tho .leasing, t *"'jrV-, "t "•""•"- 1 s* V i— . '" • .' .•'. systtsn. -•• ' '-•'•'•' , oCToiiEit Si, i<)^ Admirable Ad nice One-hardly experts an admiral in the navy to take the lead in urging the greatest possible freedom of speech. The officer's training points him in Ihe other direction; il is only natural that his remedy for subversive talk is usually hard-boiled suppression. But Admiral William 11. Slandley, chief of naval operations, is different. He recently urged that the Washington, ellipse, the parkway between the White House and the Washington monument, be turned into a sort of American Hyda Park, a soap box arena where agitators of any and all descriptions could air their views publicly without the slightest restraint. "if their doctrines were proclaimed publicly to the housetops, they would lose all their persuasiveness and stand forth clad in all their absurdity," remarks the admiral. "Such a relief valve could never endanger the republic and would give us no worry,'' Sound democratic doctrine, this—cx- .coptionally refreshing, coming from an admiral in the navy! Unusual Candidate 'A (all, svello blond, Melinda Alexander, is running for congress in New York; and what makes her candidacy interesting is the fact that she, has the temerity [o adopt tactics opposite to those tried mid true methods used by mule politicians. • ' "1 have not mt'iilioned the name of my" opponent," she maintains. "If 1 hiiye to become a character 'assassin to win this election, I'd jolly well prefer to slay at homo. "Don't vote for me because 1 like your children. 1C you have not made up' your mind that 1 can represent you best in congress, don't vote for me." Besides thin astounding unorthodox}', Miss Alexander devotes two' hours of each campaigning day to prayer, and hasn't n boxer, wrestler, or sprinter iiii her political repertoire. They. Were Warned Spanish revolutionists lire closing in . on Madrid. Unless something unforeseen happens, they may soon raid the , capital. In the United Stales embassy in Madrid arc housed 100 American refugees, many of whom may die if there is a bombardment. It is very possible, then, that American headlines soon will blare tho fact that Americans were numbered among tho fatalities in Madrid. Our breasts will swell with indignation, representations will be made by our .state department to rebel leaders, and our neutrality in the Spanish crisis may be threatened, in such event. It may be well, then, for : United States.: citizens to remember that the Americans in Madrid ihavQ-.ljccn iwarn-" 1 eel repeatedly (o "evnainte the threatened city, and that such warnings apparently wore 'ignored by this group until the path to safety no longer was open. Helping [he Churches in Maryland 'Those who enjoy nice problems In" morals nml ethics should turn their attention lu the Maryland Free State, where 400 negro pastors have received a contribution of $5 from the Hepubltain slats committee, "for their' clmrciica." The letter which accompanied the checks was written by a negro clergyman, and l::>;a:i: "Dear Brother: The campaign will scon end, and on Nov. 3 \vc go to the polls with our congregations and vote for the parly which 1ms been the most helpful to our people, the Republican party." It concluded as follows: "I nm exceedingly sorry (hat il (the contrtbu- llon) is so smnll, but It Is so, first, because it Is all we could get; second, because whnt we did get had to be distributed timon» so many churches. I am ';ae you will appreciate our situation, and til; charitable to us." —Paul Anderson In St. Louis FOt-ni^iatch. , SIDE GLANCES By George Clark "J!uh I dunk MJU should show fhcst umtms i _ more respect, even though they arc on!v mv husbiiiid's rclulut THIS CURIOUS WORLD B C: mm guson SALUTE TO <£&ve iix 111:111; TOIIAV KMT; iiiia cAuoi.ix . IUv ua n fiirin. .Herd jIc:iilovVN, ^vltli Ihflr liu-nltlc, htUoli'iit Krnitil- flllkor, jlAJDI! SAM .MLDII. liud <wu old .Vi-Krii Kfrvm ..... VI. 'I'll V «>i,i '/,KKK. Kate l» i-nKiiK'il , \» bj,n,I«,, im - .UOIIGA.V l'UK.VTI<IS, Mb» iicKlrct* lirr tor fimullful nnil ireiiiihy J:vi; i-:i.\vj:i.i/. ;:•. l»srH Oie farm trt , il lilller raai'K U- liuU'H Jfir, hut - 3V.fl' IKIWAHII, iiiuunt:ilnror. U fc«Vlii «|ill>> i>f IH inriit, fluilN hlni 'K lovliiK her. ~ inilrry K;il*- If . »ki< nill ili-KCrl l"T fnnilly. 1C"<^ r<-nll«r« )"• IK lliuiurtky nml rf- Jei'l« him. Jnsl ri» hi- l» <n. tLe 1 ..... .1 of JlllluK lior fur H»v. Ifulp fi'i'ln Imrl iinJ ndrlfl, lull Clud of SIT fri'i-doni. She \\-atkn ui> a <>olliiKi' i-lu'i'J"' roule inn! tm- liulxlvrly ili'i'Iilo* lo nsk Jrff lo lie 11 OIJJillHilfr. TIII: STOHV flow co ox WITH CHAPTER XXII TJEFOHE the idea could . c'oo) Kate obeyed her impulse to add Jeff Howard's name to' her list of customers. She changed into riding clothes (shabby boots,' breeches and linen jacket) and set off on Brown Boy. ' : -- v When she reached Meed Meadows she inquired Mr. Howard's whereabouts from a farmhand and learned lhat he was gathering. ai4 pies. It amused her to see his surprise when he looked up from '.'the basket he was packing and found her there. Kate said, "I've conic on business, Mr. Howard. OUT OUR WAY RIVET STICKS UP TOO .FAR-IT'LL' HAVE TO BE FIXED, AT ONCE IT TORE HIS SWEATER-WE CAN'T HAVE .JHAT, AROUND / MERE / /LOOK IT TH'AIR OF INJURED\/ fISJNOCEKJCE OM THAT QIW'S ' MUG -TH 1 MACHINE TORE Mi SHIRT - WHY, IF TI-IEY KEEP PUTTIM 1 SAFETV PEVICES ON I THEM MACHINES, THEY'LL BE T RUMMIM' BV THEMSELVES - ~\ WE RUM EM PER THIRTY :\yeARS WITH MOTHIM'OM 'EM- By Williams IT THAT'S BEATIN'MEN ) OUT OF JO5S - ITS : TH' STUFF THEY BEEN: ADDINT TO 'EM TO KEEP MEM FROM GETTIM' HURT, TILL THEY GOT'E(V\ SO A, MT c ,, MO MAM'S 1.AMD. WHEN THE REOOEEP OF •ENGLAND DEVELOPS BECOMES A CM4L_ STAG." HAS ITS EVES LOCATED IN THE ITS ON THE PLANET, URANUS* A YEAR. CONTAINS £>Q,OOO DAVS. ter and I are taking orders ;, : foY cottage cheese and baked gojjdsV We'd like to list you for regular deliveries." "V "Well!" Jeff exclaimed, surprised and flattered. "I'm right fond of cake, and pie, too. The man I've got cooking for me can't make cither. Yes, I'll lake some. Regular—regularly," he corrected himself hastily, college triumphing over cabin. Kate's eyes were discreetly lowered to her order book. "Two cakes a week, say? And a couple of pies, Mr. Howard?" "Surely. ^Ycs, indeed." "* Kate said, "How about collage cheese? Would you like a pint ol that delivered twice a week?" "That would be suitable/' he assured her quaintly. Salesmanship was now'in Kale't, blood. She made another suggestion. "We have very good beaten biscuits. H you'd like several dozen of them each week, it coulc be arranged." * * * JEFF HOWARD had the moim- " taineer's distaste for the "little cracker biscuits" that Blue Grass people set such store by. But then he reflected hastily, he could-feec them to the chickens. He calmlj ordered four' dozen a week. Kate 1 : prices he accepted witiioUtf quibbling, . ; " ' "Our man, Zeke, will deliver the Ihings," Kate told him. "Every Wednesday and Saturday evenings, if .that's ^agreeable?" '•' 'Twhl bo," Jeff replied, experiencing-V, sense 'of disappoint-; ment, ;• .••'•,•''••'' '."-',''•• • '•' '."Have 'you any preference, Mr. Howard/ about cake icing and pie filling?" . ' i "None at all. Just, anything you fix up." ! "I shan't fix any of it up," Katb lied aloofly. "Our cook will do it all. Thank you,-Mr. Howard, for the orders. Goodby." As she rode>hbme she remembered her lie and thought, "I told Caroline I hadn't much {also pride left,: •'•Well,T.'must be coaled with it!;.;.Why should I mind cooking for him? v. ; BiiO do, because I hate him!' I'll, not let him picture me toiling over the food he eats!" Then'she dismissed Jeff Howard as-a, person and Considered him only as n surprisingly good customer. • Yes, she and Caroline would be able to keep (lie family above water at this rate. She'd show Morgan Prentiss a thing or two! Why, she thought- hopefully, shouldn'l Meed cottage cheese become as famous as Meed hams used to be? And there/was an idea! Make enough money on the cheese anc baked goods to build a smoke- lousc! Then they could go into thi iam business professionally. Go ftor the Louisville orders again Advertise in the newspapers— t » • HPHE next week the cow died. It happened suddenly. It was one of those things you simply can't believe. Even when they saw lood old Hyacinth lying cold and :tif! on the stable straw the; couldn't believe it. She had been lick only a few hours. It was fronr a poison weed, the veterinary saici He reminded them that she wa old. A fine Jersey, but old. They oughtn't to grieve, he said, becaus all animals have lo die sooner o later. "We didn't think of Hyacinth a being old," Kale protested. Sh and Caroline had tears in thei eyes. Partly for Hyacinth hersel whose'ways had been so gentle But mostly the tears were for th cottage cheese business, which wa to have built a smokehouse an set them up in the baked hai business. They went to the house an broke the news to their granc father, who was confined to h room with a sprained back. Kal tried to tell the news casuall She said, "Gran'dad, you know v> told you Hyacinth -.was, sick th morning. Well; wfr caited the dot tor. But•now'shek' ^dopd—". • . Laler she saw'him'groping i ie drawer of his bedside table nd said sternly, "If you're looking r: that apple, brandy, Gran'dad, s gone. I took' it away this orning.. You'll have to take Hycinth's loss like the rest of us— ithout benefit of liquor." . Caroline, adding small figures in ie account book, said out evens, "We're spending loo much n coal-oil. We'll have to light Ihu mps later and go to bed earlier." "Wouldn't candles be cheaper?" ate speculated. "We could use icjn for everything but reading. '" can't; .afford to strain our HE was very conscious of eyes just then, for she had discov- red that the Major's were giving im trouble. It was difficult to get him to onsent fq an ey.iminafion, for he readed the cost. Eventually they ersuaded him that going blind 'as poor economy. The glasses osl ?12, to be paid by weekly pit- ancc. Soon after lhat, both Kate nml Caroline had to go to the dentist. "'hen Zekc got a splinter em- edded so deeply in his wrist that e had to visit the doctor to have t removed. (Over the protests t .Ithy, who, insisted thai a fat,meat poultice would do just as veil.) All in all, the family budget vas wrecked and debts began to nenace. One day Kate went into the : ledroom and found Caroline weep- ' ne : quielly, her head in her hands. "What on earth's the matter?" Cale demanded. "Go 'way!" Caroline commanded. 'Go away and let me alone!" "I will not," Kafe told her. "Not ill I find out where the funeral is." "There's ho funeral," Caroline -eplied, lifiiny her head. "It's a vedding. Mine." 'What do you mean?" Kate asked blankly. "I'm going to marry Mr. Grayon," Caroline said steadily. Kate sat down and stared at her sister. "You don't mean thai, Cai-oliiie?" She was suddenly frightened. There was so bleak in Caroline's announcement So definite. "Is it the sort of thing I'd be apt to joke about?" Caroline asked. She got up and smoothed her hair at the mirror. "Do I look facetious?" ''No," Kale answered, swallowing. "But you wouldn't marry that man, Caroline'. You couldn't!" "He's a fine person," Caroline said, wheeling about ami facing her. "He's a gentleman. He's froi^ good stock. He's fond of me." ; j{ "Why?" Kale demanded. "Whuff c)se,is.back'of liiis?" • (To Be"Continued) 'Ihe rate cf rotation of the planet Uranus Is so fast, and the rate of revolution Ebcul the sun so slow, (lie pJanct actually turns en Us axis OS.OCC times while making otic trip around the sun. Acute Fain in Stomach, Intestines Symptom of Mushroom Poisoning By DIt. MOKKIS FISIIIUCIN Symptoms of mushroom paison- lii£ include acute palu lu the stomach and intestines, which Is evt- vhich help to overcome the dan- :erous symptoms. He also will take j icccssary measures to protect kkl-1 neys and norvaus sjsiDtn. Dr. W. G. Farlow of Harvar-U University offers to mushroom inlhcrers th? following suggestions o aid in distinguishing the most dangerous from those that a.-: ,afc: 1. Avoid fungi when in the button or unexpandcd stage; also those in which the flesh has begun to decay, even if only slight' iy. 2. Avoid all fungi which have death cups, stalks with a swollen base surrounded by a sac-like or scaly envelope, especially if the gills arc white. 3. Avoid fungi having a milky jute, unless the milk 1; rericihh. •1. Avoid fungi in which the cap 'is thin in proportion to the the mouths oi the tubes arc reddish. In the case of oilier tubo- nearing fungi, experiment with caution. G. Fungi which have a sort of spider web or ring arouuj the iitpsr part of the stalk should, in general, b; avoided. 7. Do .not collect mushrooms in or mar wooded areas except for study purposes. A poison similar to that o[ the mushroom seems to develop occasionally in mussgls found in most deuce ol tho fact that the body is trying to eel rid of the poison. Aid may be given this endeavor by couraglng vomiting and bo\vel ac tlon. If, however, the poison is not ejected, the victim becomes jaundiced after a fc\v days, and tb^-n. as he becomes weaker, gradually KDIIII.K MUSHROOMS !•—Sponge Mushroom ' More]. Surface irregularly nlitoci. resembles sponge. Color ufcenL-h yellow or olive. 2—Pink Gill. Cap r- s to 4 inches wide. Gills turn j|«.sn [link and grow blnckkh brown Not found In woods. mmon forms resemble certain .'.pes-les of poisonous Death Cni). 3—Fawn Colored Cap. cap 2 to -I Inch's across. Surface .scaly. Color white, dtnsy-lan. O j- grayish while. Gills, white to flrs!i color, very soft. 4—Puflballs. Sh3i:?d Ifc- pj,-,r. flask, or globe. All .species that arc pure white inside are edible from little marbles to giant balls. 5—Fairy Ring. Cup 1 t o '2 Inches across, elevated in center. Tan to golden brown in color, stem solid and very tough. F.nry rin^ n::ishrocms Km \\- In a circle, or undulating line cinlly if the pllcus is bright colored. a. Avoid all tub3-bearing fungi in which tbe flesh changes color v.'hDii cut c-r broken, or where Mike, 5, Frets Over Hospital Ban On Cigars MCKEBSPORT, ra. (UP)—Nur- £2S and doctors at McKcesport hospital would acclaim 5-year-old Mike Olexik as "the perfect paten!." If it were not for Mike's in- his teeth every now and then, tense desire to get a stogie between . Young Mike who has attained -.- j ^.v.o .^,...1 ,11 i.iubv ' ne maturity of five years and some inland streaias in the United states oci d months, suffered a broken leg. Mike wants to leave tha hospital and go home so he can enjoy a smoke. Mrs. Olesik, the boy's mother, Eaul Mike has been smoking cigars, cigarettes and pipes since be was a year and a half old—and added that Mike won't refuse a chew of tobacco if it is offered. To stop Mike from picking up discarded cigars and cigarettes, Mrs. Okx- ik said, alie. had to .buy the boy a. package of cigarsttes every few days. Hospital authorities have been adamant. Mike will get no cigarettes. and which frequently arc eaten by people who have no knowledge of the danger. An epidemic lioiEon occlirred caused by s,ich in 1021 and 1933 in California and Oregon. No one seems to b3 able to tell poisonous mussels from sale ones. The poison in musssls cannot be . . dctroyert by heat, but seems to b' gills, and in K-hieh the gills an; j controlled to some extent by add- noaily all of emial Isujth, • '- •-'•• ..... ing a tablespoonful of bicarbonate of soda to each quart of watsr in which the mussels arc cooked. The safest rule Is rot to cat this type of shellfish under any circumstances. OUR BOARDING HOUSE TWO POISONOUS' VAU1EUES 1—Deadly Fly Mushrcom. Distinguished by scaly cap, vivid color, large collar, more or Ic.s? concealed cup on bulging base. •i— Death Cup. Has bulbous stem; collar near top of stem; no red marks; smooth margin without radiating lines over ths edge; an abrupt, distinct, and marginal bulb; a dcWchcd cup with split, Irrejular^ top, usuallv showing above the 'ground with Elem rising from It. f OUP, MEW BATHROOM 5OPRAMO MUST BE OUT TO MA& TH 1 MOM-STOP WARBLIK1G "RECORD/ SHE'S BEEN IM "PCRCELMKi TROUGH S'LOM6 SHE YODLE"D EVERY DITTY OKI TH' MUSICAL MEWL), T-ROM B TLPsT, TO B FLATTER/ / With Major Boople laj>se,s into unconsciousness, tinning blue because of damage to (lie circulation. | In every CMC, the first tiling lo | <!o Is to get as much of the poisonous material its possible out of ihj stomach. The doctor, when call-:, may Inject drugs, such as alroiiinc, EVER SI MCE THAT STREAM- LIMED 'BLOMD, PARKED IM THIS TH 1 TILE-LIMED KEMMEL HAS BEEK1TH OP- TH' TRAVRC AROUMD I'LL IMVEK1T A TUB THAT AUTOMATICALLY PROPS THE DOWM 'ACHUTE.IWTO A "DRY IMG ROOM, AFTER M1MUTE5/ 1 LIME "FORMS TO ^ THE J^GV-TV-

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