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.BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK,);' COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, -133(5 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER' NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS '^,« .O. B. BABCOCK, Editor - - 1 H .V!,, HA.INE3. 'Advertising Manager ^' .Sole National Advertising Represent ' Arkansas <• Dailies,' Inc., New , York. Chicago, <• Detroit, St. touts, Dalles, Kansas City, Meinplils - Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as' second class matter at the post * office at BlythevlUe,' Arkansas, under act of 'Congress,- October 8, 1911. 6ervHS,by Uie United Press , , J SUBSCRIPTION RATES <By carrier hi the City of Blylheville, Ite per aeek, <?r 65c per month. By'mall, within a. radius of 50 miles, $300 per year, $150 for six months, 75c for three months; by mail In postal nones two to six, Inclusive, {650 per^ jear; In zones seven and eight, $1000 per year*, paytble In advance, Happy New Year Outlook If the steel indtibtry is slill ;i good barometer of industrial conditions as a whole—flnd most people tigree that it , is about as good a barometer as the country possesses—the outlook for business iii thejiew year is veiy rosy indeed. Unfilled tonnage on the steel com|£ panics' books is reported to bo the £? highest today since 1929. The 'coim- ~ '' try's/railroads, for example, now have £ placed orders for 900,000 tons of steel 2 „ - rails and 270,000 tons of track ac- ^j ' cessories. This will contribute largely ^' to 'support steel production through •3 "the first quarter of 1937. Jj , ' The significance of this is not nierc- **. Jy'thtf fact that the steel industry is .« booming, but that, when steel is boom^- ing, other lines^are prospering, too. ItJ 'According to all indications, 1937 I* aught to be a year of real prosperity. »>* ft f- Names and Ages . - In its recent feveribli weeks, the Social Security Board at Washington has had a lot of trouble learning liow old citi/ens really are, Countless workmen have been giving false ages, fearful that revelation of the truth ^vill^cost them their jobs. And the task of 'getting women to tell their true ages, as _was to be expected, is something fearful. it .appears the, same trouble ^ /; iT' N ? w vt , a l'P ears tne,samc trouble £,".-, applics-to natnes. , Thc'ljoard,. ijfloani-' 'S^sying 1 that, many'pcople^are living under ,^l--- names,Bother than their proper ones. t>4 Among them tire* ex-convicts shield£ ing, their true , identity, actois, and -£ business -women using their maiden ; ;V .'•mimes. ^ Shakespeare once asked, *? '-"What's in a'name? That which we S*.. 1 call a rose by any "other mi me,'von Id n_ ' smel! as sweet." But to the Security Board, which is not in the florist busi- " ness, na'mes seem to spell a lot of grief. Mayh e He's Right When that "modern Noah" of Olympia, Wash., built himself an aik and predicted that the wild would ; ccme to an end in '1932, a lot of people snickered. For some reason the catastrophe failed to come off, but •this didn't daunt the prophetic gentleman. He is just as convinced now, that the deluge is due in 1938. This should be the signal for a thundering burst of hilarity ' from coast to coast, but somehow it has failed to show up. This, of course, might be, indifference; or could it be that so many "unhappenable" things have happened thai people are beginning to wonder if he is right? Schmcling's conquest of Louis, for instance; the defeat of Minnesota by Northwestern, that overwhelming Roosevelt landslide—and, topping it all —King Edward's surrender of a British crown for an American divorcee. Where's thai telegraph blank? We must reserve n stateroom on the ark. SIDE GLANCED By George. Clad Sales Tax Sentiment There has come to. (he Democrat, a churl showing the result of i survey conducted by Mark .Grnvcsr president of the Now York Tax Commission and chairman of the Fcdcinl- Etnle Plnnnlne Committee of the Tax Revision Council ot the American Legislators Association. Ameilcan professors of public finance were nskcdMo answer questions on. lno larilf nnd federal and state taxes, and 14,732 entries appeal upon the clmit All of which is intiotliictoiy. One of the first titles to nllrnct oiir nltcntioi\ was "Salts Ta\cs'. Tccy verc listed: Federal, state and locnl. The answers on the general retail sales tax were overwhelmingly ncBtillve—307 against and 43 I'foi '. On a piodticcis sales tux the "ayes" Ictfc^, again by*a wide margin—31 voting In favor of [lie lax nnd 322 nsntiM So,it seems there are olheis besides "lelflsh ineiehants', Cdltoii anil big coinorntlons vho do not believe that the sales tax Is "Uie falr- esl of nil taxes" What the profimois thought ot gasoline ancl motoi vehicle luxes should bo of interest to automobile o\\ncis who nrc beailng the heaviest bin den of nny class. They agreed that motor vehicle fcei wcic approximately equal to the cost, of police 10311- latlon of ^motflr trnlfic, nlso lliat automobile owners should be exempted fioin payment of n property tnx on their can, They voted in favor of gaholinc taxes paying for highway consli notion but fuvored use of la^es on prop- city nlso. —Arkansas Democrat. r s :;Aj?^J^^[ •„ -w-vr.'v,".:',^ ' AMJ 'f Qt].f**T;.1;i.ei. y *^^u rsr. , fnc~> "I'll learn ((> draw, ;ill light, but I'm utuiicl I'll never learn (o think up johcs (o i, r o under my drawings." Good manners nro (lying out In the voilrt tocia'y Children arc trained in the psychology of animals, inanities nio made without cluv- iilrou'i coinlsliips, the sick and incurable aic looked upon as economic nuisances —The Rev. Leonard Fceny, Now York city t * * A steady :lifc nnd .happiness In the home are a blessing for an nrllsl It Is not tine that nn nrtibt must be mad —Vina Bovy, Belgian boprano of Mctiopolittm Opcia. * * * Thousands of youngsters want lo be gicnt singers, but they aien't milling to woik foi it The downiighl slnvciy Ihat ROCS into becoming n slngci seems' to nppnll them —Mary Garden, Conner opbrn singer. » » e The ladies are not cooks nt '. hcail. civilization has: driven them into It...but men will never replace women as cooks, '<r there are too many clever females who realize a tnsty dish Is as goosl n way to' snare n husband as a, uinnniff smile. —Comad Kolb, Now Orleans restaurateur. V * V Ethics reminds me of an orchid. It is beautiful. It Is .something yon can have if you have an income. —Norman Thomas, Socialist Party leader. THIS CURIOUS WORLD BF RUST; A DISEASE OF THE WHITC PINE, CANNOT SPREAD DM LESS THERE ARE WILD 8USHE-5 PRESEMT, ON WHICH IT CAN .COMPLETE ITS CYCLE OF REPRODUCTION. WERE SACRED TO THE ANCIENT EQVPTJANgl'i AND THE. ANIMALS FREQUENTLY WERE. EMBALfrlEO. AT DEATH/ HALF-ACRE ^EbEfsi BY ROBERT DICKSON © 1936 NEA Service,-Inc. IIKCI.V 1IEHE TODAV JI.lllCIA CAM-'IlSI.It, c]iiui;M(r ' CM»W1EM>. iALI., nrl- uiyHtr.rtciim of t'HA.Mt KtirvV . of wciillliy PHI Ml' »]«.•«« IJRUCU Ili'D lj*(, xhtirlly after <b<> ' DHICIC, to ivhoni r-UK'txvd, n'lu'j, H/u}rt:it,'fx fuuiMl 111 ICcmliU'I.'a biia been lire rmmlK, Mnrrln :» mure . Kliockrtf tljau lienrtFirnkcn. Hlit> rr.lll/L-s hlii> \v;j.s nc'Vl-r In love wllfa him. }IrlJoii£rnIl in utlcijtlvp Tinlll iiouoi'iiY osnnn.v, wim iifeiiiu'i .Vjm-In, U'ntlM Mm to liclltfVR M:ir- Hn l» ciiBin,-i-il ft, another man, Tlirre I* H lunik lioldup unil mi- lli'l- rrjiiiinniulrer..llit> CimfleM fur to follow Hie h:.mills. Tlie nir In wri'l-ltcd mid lifllK Mart'l.-i :iud hri- fallirr lire tujurciT. JlcllouKnII, drlvllitf \yltli Dorothy, nrrlvcH on Ilic Kveuii una dike* llnrcla anil lur fnlher tu the lioHiilliil. 'Jhplr Injuries ure HllKlit. Al- l'n>U£li Slrm'la'ji liriu IH In n wllntr Kite Hikes inirt, n .short Ihnu aflcv- 1* ml, la iiu m)iii(i_>ur illny. A ^'ow Jurk xiradiierr: u«fnils the -iicr- rori miu-e dud ofti'rH DurotLy n lilir. In lil.i ni'^t lirndiicllon. ImlL'l.', ll.C--*IUlltl]({, rettUUCU t\vo «thci- HhntrrK ivlio biive irtiiu- lliruii|:li flic Ice. He l« in t ar = vv . LPW-:* "AS.illlADFimi) IMIICH l» nee hi I.H In become,, n. will, jri>r°l INFLUENZA, IN I9ie-l9, KIU-ED MORE. PERSONS THAN DID F-/V aboons frequently were sculptured upon the monuments of ancient rablans, nnd, in the city o I Thebes, \ti necropolis wiis built especialls jr Ihe ; reception of mummified •.bodies of these sacred 'animals. NEXT: Do cut violets absorb water /through (heir stems'? OUT OUR WAY By William / OH,VIOLA, \T'5 NOTHING! JUST CALL SOME BOY'S NAME, -WHY- NO ONE SEES, VOU KISS HIM, WITH THE / POOE. / SHUT / \ „ OH-I-I CAN'T! I AVJUP-- C-CAN'T DOIT! - HOO- H-H-HOO, BORW-THIRTV VEAR.$ TOO SOOM, Nol Temporize With Ini'ecled Ear; Results May Bo Scriou fion ci» o\ WITH Tut; STOUY C11APTEU XXX jyrARCIA had accdmptinieci Helen Waddell to an old, familial- place—a 'ground.floor room in a Main Street building where Frank Kcndrick once had sat at'a confidence-inspiring desk, aiinicl other similar furnishings and tools of the' The loom, a converted small shop on the Ftreet front, had heen vacant iincc Kendrick's departure, its furnishings removed and his name sciaped off the door and window. Helen unlocked 'Ihe door! mid the (TO girls went into the dusty piaciv "Ano now," said Helen, "give me the benefit ot your iiniigina- Uon and creative talent. Imagine yourself in a great salon—and tell nit what it looks like." Marcia smiled. Helen had invited Marcin to'bo a partner in Ihe enterprise, but a little figuring had convinced her, as Marcia wisely • suggested, that Its scope was more likely lo be a one-woman proposition. Marcia had agreed, 'however, to help in Hie planning. " '• $. c e 'TWERE was ;no ghost of him within these walls, no echo of his voice or hers from the oldei days. She knew that "finis" had been written to on episode. How Demote it s»cmed, that episode, but how cleai though remote—a chapter of hei histo proper perspective for unemotional examination. TV.IOS to Helen and lo Dorothy Osborn, had Maicia declaied her one lo=s in the Kenduck affan the loss of a friend, and yet she"was aware of locking something else virhich once had been Hers. She knew what :t was It was the feelina of a planned future. She felt restless. Helen was restless too, but was finding an outlet for energy in this prosaic, yet exciting; and ambitious, business venture. Helen had diagnosed her own restlessness as caused by her failure to have a definite, -cvery-day job in the working world. •> ' ' - • Marcia knew that siie herself could not use this sonic escape. She was hot, she felt sure, a career woman. Then was her life useless, was she only, in .fact, a parasite? -Did her village- charities, her efforts to be a good neighbor, a good iriend' a good citizen, succeed oi- fail j n offsetting ' the fact Ihat she did not toil or spin earn or 'create?. . It was too complex a subject for a clear answer. Ona might go into all the pros and cons of a woman getting a job who did not need a job; into all the evidence for and against a woman seeking a career when, as in 'March's case, she rec- osmzecl no special talent in herself, and still not find Ihe solution . . V * * ^ELL, at least she had identified the source of her restlessness. It was the feeling of bens without an objective. But _ it ot her nowhere. Perhaps, too, it._was reaction after all, these had been crowdet' weeks. The Kcndrick affair, with ts sequel of futile chase. The ong preparation for the Stagecraft Guild show, punctuated by he excitement of the town's • money and time, take n trip— round the world, it you like; or list go to |tav York, an hour way, .and bo'happy in the Ihea- ers and bright places. Do? Do nything you want to do! : Ah, but what did she want to •ies of robberies and her own p " n them. The accident, when"the bandits had literally .been chtisct out of town, and the task of r»- covery. Tlie excitement of the show and its grand climax. Dorothy Osborn's chance on Broad- .vay. Dorothy's proffer of frlcnd- ihip. All this hnd filled the weeks Now nothing appeared ahead except the dull routine of village life in late winter. She looked fore- ward to boredom, a void througl which she would grope for a purpose. Could she find it—not ar invented one, but a real one, th< real one, which she did not ye know, • but would recognize th<_ instant she saw it? She was look- ins for Ihat niche of endeavo' which is essential to everv life, a niche that often cannot he at tamed, but, oncp i cached, pro vides its own rewards to the finder. An hour later bhe paited wit! Helen on ; the sidewalki in front o the new shop As He]cn walkei away toward the poslonice,'Maici wondered dully what she couk find .to fill Ihe I afternoon. Sh Knew that if she made the ques lion public, the reception woul be jeeruri Do' Why. with you STELLICCI, the night chef of Ihe Dog Wagon, out or an afternoon constitutional, laltcd her with a greeting. 1 "Hamburgers doing well these lights, Tony?" she ask:d. "I laven't heen aroimd-for so long." "Not'so good, Miss Canfield," aid Tony. "We haven't had much of a midnight crowd since the play. But spring is coming, and people will he oul more." "How is your father?" asked Marcia. "I haven't been able to go around with the nurse for so ong." ' ' "He's not very well," said Tony. 'But at least he—he never found oul about Carlo. And the police never found out about any. of the others; I was talking with ihe scr- :eant only last :iight." "And I," said Marcia to hcrsell," have been complaining!.' 1 "Miss Canfield," Tony: said, "we —my family—have caused you a lot of Irouble. Would you mind my asking one more favor, for my father?" "Nol at all, Tony." "You know, Carlo never came to see him much, but the old man asks about him once in n while just the same. The landlady and I warn everybody who comes (o visit him not to let on about what happened to Carlo, of course. I told him Carlo had had to go out to Chicago on a job, and didn't have HMD to say goodby. It was the best I could think up. But he will think il' ; -. funny if he never hears from him at all any more. He's a pretty sick man—he may not live very long. I .wondered if you could help me send some letters to him like they were from Carlo?" : "Why, surely, Tony!" "I'll write Ihem, see? And I'll address them lo (lie old man himself, right at home. He doesn't read much English, but he can tell a post mark, and it would please him to have the letters conic, even if I had to read them to him. But I need .someone to mail them in Chicago. Do you know somebody who wouldn't mind mailing them back if I sent:them out there in another envelope, once in while?" :,f.7.,;,-. j Marcia promised to--arrange and passed on; her, eyes-iwct for Tony. ...;. .-!.'•• < Even he,-with his tragedy and his problem, had a definite place and objective! (To Be Concluded) lame Throwers to Fight I ot , ths Superior national forest to n r.. . « .assist in the. location of. new look- Forest Fires indorsed DULUTH Minn (UP)— Minns- ota's foresteis probubly will dr.m upon World War equipment for next year's battle against; the rc- urrent menace of forest Tires. At a meeting of the board of fire review at the oftics of. the su- ;ervisor of ths Superior national 'orcst, a newly designel flame :hroiver was discussed. The implement, ' .fashioned ' after the flame'throwers usotl during the .World ,War, would be usstl or backfiring. The nejd for motorized cqmp- ment was emphasized.. In discus- tions by forest rang3ra and inspectors. 'Powerful traders which' operated large plow units .-were .of the jrsatest value in trenching last nnnmer'a disastrous fires," on» report said. "Larger trailers for hauling tractors and plows to lire areas arc needed." ; It also was explained that new visibility maps are using prepared out towers. Bright Lights Peril Famous Indian Mummy .WASHINGTON <DP)—Scien lists have met with members of Iho National Park Service and the statT of the Smithsonian Institution here to' decide upon a method I of s:ientilically treatlm- a pie-' histouc Indiin mummy displace I in Mammoth Cave, Kv. that it, showing signs of disintegrating The mummy, discovered a >=ar a = o in tbe cave is tiisphjcd in a glass .case cUctricaily lighted during hours when the cave is open to visitors. Scientists believe the mummy had rested on a ledge for several centuries before its discovery. Apparently, they said, under natural conditions of tnc cave, there had bJcii no marked dslcrioralion. After 12 mouths in a glass cas- nndsr artificial iishting, however, disintegration and a fungus growth has made its appearance. Among suggestions made at Ihe conference, lo preserve the'mummy uas that neon tubes -be us?3 for permanent illumination to replace the present' lighting arrangement. These tubes, scientists said; by emanation of iiltra-vjolet rays, should act as a mold deterrant. Debut of Five Stars Listed a^ Coincidence PHILADELPHIA (UP)—The five new stars in the heavens merely arc the result of a coincidence, according to James Stokley. astronomical director of Franklin Institute. Tee stars, Known technically as novae, flashed out centuries apart, he says.-In widely separated parts of the universe. The light of each travelling eleven millions milis a minute for hundreds of years hap- .pencd to reach the world at approximately the same lime. thp.muma, noy'rtro, signs of Head Courier Hens .^ nt A[is BY I)K. MORRIS HSilBUIN j lilor, Journal of the American '.'tlical Association, anil of llygcu, the Hcallh Magitzfnc Early diagnosis of car infections important if inflammation of innstoid bone behind the cat- id near -the brain is lo l:e prc- Icd. Whenever a child Is ill and •'crlsh. his cars should bs cx- nincd regularly. If Hie eardrum swollen, red, and buljlnp, and the child has a rising fever that TCS not lend lo subside, the doc- r probably will want to 1 open llife ardrum to save the child's and to prevent spread of the 'nfccllons material into the tis- mcnttonctl. Whenever diagnosis ai>rt proper *"calmcnt of an infeclcri cnr are delayed, the results may ba cx- emely serious. ' LYWNi Mass (UP , _ E]mcr p i Foss has come to Ifcc end of his First symptom of an cor Infcc- I patience. Every . day for 10 diys tonthnchc in painfulncss. The avcrnge man can guess at the cause of a headache or stomachache, but he will have trouble trying to divine the cause of nu earache. There was a lime when good lollct kit contained an car- spoon. This implement. • however icst : caste long before Ihe toothpick. A good rule to follow is: Never pul into your car anything smaller than your elbow. This advice is for the public. It does not apply to doctors, for they have suitable instrument nnd know- how to urc them, hi locating r.u relieving infeclion. )UR BOARDING HOUSE € MY HOROSCOPE THAT SOMETHlMS TERRIBLE aoikje TO HAPPEKI, "BUT I HM> MO IDEA fr WOULD BE THIS -BAD >- YO1ARE THE OWE HOOPLE WKOMX COULD BET OW, AMD THAT YOUt) SHOW UP TO SPILL TURKEY QRAVY OW YOUR VEST AT TlrAE f Ten Padlocks Stolen, To Disgust of Owner ion is pain, In some . 'net. pain with a .slight rise In tmpeifiture is llic only symptom. \s 1 already have pointed out, pains in the car occur also bc- :nu£0 of bolls in the car canal. Pains sometimes develop, loo. vhcu there is an uncruplcd wis- tiom looth, hiflamma'tion of the Jaw joints, swelling of the glands -vs. a result ot en Infected tonsil or swelling In Ihe sinuses in the checks and behind the nose. • * •* Among ihe Agonizing pains lhal nffltct mankind, earache ranks next lo toothache in frequency someone has itolen th° lock from his garage door. After Ihe first theft,. he bouglii a stronger lock. The next thy was gone, After each loss, he bought a lock stronger thnn ilic cno priccdlnK It—but to no avail. Each mprnhlg the lock woul.l gone—but nothing else. He !IDS stayed awake m'slns Ing to .calch Uie piUeKr. s!c5ple3S nights are . taking ti toll. Poss is disgusted and wo. And he doesn't fancy sleeping tho garage. Monrovia, .".fricn, mid probably next to a Jumping) (or U. S. President'James Momoe. MOW, MOW, MAWTHAf BEFORE YOU OPEM UP W1T14 YOUR HEAVY . AAARTHA.bA'PET LET ME EXPLAIM WHY 1 STEAMED OUT OF HERE OWIM6 YOU A SMALL DOCKA6E HE A.MMLJAL VISIT

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