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PAGE SIX THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS .. THZ COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS 0. H. BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HAINES, Advertising Mtntger dole Nation*! Advertising RtpresonUtlvM: Tb» Bfcitwlth 6p«l»l Agency, Inc. New Vork, Cbicago, St. Louis, Defc'-U. icansu (5lty, AU«nt», PhllseUlphln, 5»n Francis." I.os Angelts. Published Evsry Aftm. ,1 Except Sunday. Entered as second office at Blytlic-vltle, October 9, 1917. .natter at the post .iims, under get of Served by the United Press. SUBSCKlmON BATES . By unlcr In the city of BlythevllJe 18o per week or «.60 per year In advance. ' By mall within a radius of 60 miles, 13.00 per year, «l.«fl for six months, 85o for three months; by mall In postal zones two to six. inclusive, W.50 per year, in zones seven and eight, 11000 per year, payable In advance. Our Faoorite Flower The. nafionaj poll by which the American Nature Association .sought to learn what flower should be chosen as the country's national bloom has just ended, with the wild rosa far in the lead. The \vjld rose sot upwards '• of ,490,000 out of the 1,OG7,G72 votes cafct; \and the • columbine, 100,000 votes behind, came in second. It is rather interesting to note that such popular favorites as the violet, thq dogwood, the mountain Inure! and the goldenrod lagged far in the rear, receiving only a fractional ]x>r- centage of the total. Whether we really need a national flower,' and whether one can be chosen out of hp.ml by popular vote, are other questions. For the moment, at least, the wild rose seems to have first call. And if this national poll will induce a few 'Americans, this .spring, to go hiking through the meadows and woods instead of motoring along hard-surfaced roads, it will have justified itself amply. Getting Rid of Details Every school boy is familiar with the copybook maxim that one slioitM ; do things oneself if one wants to make .sure that they are doll" nrp- erly. • : Modern business, however,, steps on that maxim a little bit more i'irn.ly each year. ,• The current issue of The (Jolden. Hook quotes Louis Wiley, business mim- •U'er of .the ; Mew York Times, IM follows: . . ' .-'.'I must confess that my system rests 'on : the.. self-admonition of 'Never do "anything ; yourself that you can gel someone else to.do for you.'" ••.' For the young man holding his first job, of course, this is punk advice. But for, thV executive it !a excellent. Many a'good executive h : been i-inned •because he did not '.::.- ,\- how to put the -handling of detail, .n the hands of .his subordinates. Failure In the Office The news from the London naval conference continues to be discouraging;. It is gradually becoming ap- OUTOURWAY parent that there is small chance for any real reduction in naval strength; indeed, any agreement that is reached is apt to result in more naval building rather thnn less. This is doubly hard to take because the country had such high hopes when the conference opened. Ramsay McDonald's .stirring remark of last fall—that people everywhere must be prepared to "fnk<: risks for peace"— seem;-, to hnve been forgotten. None of the nation.; iwpresejitcd at the conference appears in ;i mood to risk anything. t Failure of the nnv.il confeicnce would be a dismal eiidmj,' to a groat woik that liml a brilliant beginning. HDL uii'icss homethinj; i s done p.vity protnnlly, failure is just what \\v wij] get. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark The Heroism oj the Nurse There jiecrn to he certain classes of workers in this wintry from whom heroism can lie uxiwted almost as a matter of course. Tlio telephone girls, for instance, mnkc up such a class, [fiirdly any story of a flood or cyclone is complete without the account of how .--ome gallant "hello girl" stuck to her post in the face of (lunger in order to warn others. If you'll stop to think, we believe you'll agree that nurses belong in the same, cluss, only more so. In the Cleveland disaster dozens of nurses proved their selfless bmveiv— and many paid with their lives. Now, in the fire at Providence, where St. Joseph's hospital was destroyed, the rescue of 168 patients is ascribed, to the heroism of student and graduate nurses, working with nuns and policemen. The Problem of Hazing Hazing is .one of the perennial problems for trie American college. Kvcry college has it.s (roubles will, it at some time or another. Just now it is North Carolina Stnl.- that is the unlucky institution, with three -students expelled for the offense and several more under investigation. • The facts in the case are of the usual kind. Oiiiyttulcnt was pulled mil of bed by masked invaders aiul beaten so badly that he was painfully injure,! Several other students were forcibly given gvolesiiiiu hair cuts. Just: what it is that makes intelligent young men carry: on activities like tins is n puzzler. Ono would suppose that a college man, of nil people, would be above such idiotic barbarities. But the trouble crops out .in all colleges. It almost makes one suspect that there is a hidden, in-born streak of cruelty in 'the American character. Most people tire worrying about the Income tn.v, but the real fret still (s how U,c outgo taxes us. "Are you the short musknil with the large collar?" WASHINGTON LETTER Also, he contends it ts otic of tile easiest game;; lo play, lie's wrong, or'we're just plain dumb. By Williams MAVfeS VOU ~T>«£ GuW Ai»JT MO D\FFEH£MT i ( KlMO t_U(C£O TO KEtP IN QjOSe. ToOCM WITH TH' MEM -BoT GO uP AH' HIM AX)' HCW CLOSE. HE. VS. &M- ~=r. B>' RODNKY niiTCHKK NKA Strvirc Writer WASHINGTON _ Tile suiwr- l>:Urlotic societies with liondqiiar- ters In Washington wlilch haven't useii very Imppy since Pieiidcnt I!' over demanded nil liivestigatiou oi Wllllmii n. Sliciu-er and since Srci'ctaiy of Stnte Sllmson nllow- cil Count Ksirolyl ta - enter the coun- tvy. have often been nltnckwl fur Ihclr tendency to csng(jernte till- menaces of Crmmnnlsm nnd So' In the p^st llielr favorite sport 1ms been to pnlnt [riRhtentn;; pictures of "red welis" in which the ni:ciii|)l was mmlc tu link Moscow with various llUerul orennl- xations. n»l llinei vliaiiue ntid (here seem lo be we rsc bogies prrsKlng nuon nn. One may turn, for -Instance. to the list of Icgb-lntlrc imlicie.-! recently adopted by the '.gontlnrls of the Republic, one ot the most militant super-patriotic groups. The Reds In Congress f • The ' Sentinels, apjltii-cntly for- Bclting Moscow for the moment " Imvc nUouL decided Hint UK- most dnnyc-rous enemies of our glorious :«!:IUuU' ns are to he found nt. the Wlilte House "and In the tnlls of Congress. The doughty Senlincls, In short, have turned their muskets on about every piece of pro- giesslve nnd humanitarian legislation prpiioLed or yassed in recent yenrs. On general principles, the- Sentinels oppora any attempt lo revive the Child labor amendment. and any uniform divorce amendment to the Constitution, or any amendment Invading "the rights now reserved lo the states and to the people." Specifically, they then Inke issue wlih President Hoover and the government. They would abolish the children's Bureau, the Women's Uurcaii. the Home Economics Bureau and" the Bureau ot Vocational Education, as "uii'less or moral." All these bureaus are. now part of the government and seldom receive any crltlc'-sm excpct for loud cheers. The object ot them Is. generally, to help people and Improve the standards of living. The Scnllnels also oppose Die prop-scd revival of the Sucpjmd- Announcement8 The Counter News has b««n authorized lo announce the lollowlrn candidacies, subject to (he D«mo- cralle primary. For County Jadffe OKOHCE W. BARHAM, (H« election). For Sheriff W. w. SHAVER (Re-election). fur County Treasurer W. V/. IfOLLlPETKll. For Circuit Court Clfrk T. w. PO'ITKU, !ill,l,y GAINER. For (,'ouulj t'nurt Clfrk MIlK. JOHN LONG (He-election). For Cfiunty A^tmor J. 3. DILLAHUNTY. .I1M FOWLER (Re-election). Fur Justice ot the 1'tiace Chlrkasawli.v 'I'utvnsliip JOHN WALTON. Fur City Attorney IVY w. CUAW1.-O1U) (Re-elec- lion). For City Clerk K. L. MCKNIGHT. GEORGE CROSP. a. C. CRAIG iRi'-elecllun) MISS MARY RONEY. For Alderman. 1st Ward .1. LOUIS CHERRY. L. O. THOMPSON (Pete Ihr Plumber). Tor Aldermnn. 2nd \ RAY WORTHINGTON. For Alderman. 3rd Wuril ERNEST H. JACKSON. Towncr Maternity Act. dpsplle Die veccmmcndatlon of I'resldciH Hoover that the work be continued. This is bared o;i ll;e assertion that (lie llelds of mnteni:tv and infant hygiene and protection .properly belong to the stales,' (hough 45 of Hie 48 stalas co-oueraled with the Moral ijoveriimeui in Us administration. "Wo opiwse the establishment cf a Federal Department of Kdii- callon, or the enlargement of tlio fuuciions of the existing Federal Olf:ce of Education," say the S=n- (iiiels. "We 0])]rse (he further appropriation of fundr, from the federal treasury in aid of educational proj- ens In the several states. "We op;wse (he Uriuul bill ap- proprlating $100.000.000 annually to slates contiibutinB equal amounts for the purpose of cooperating ^s•itl^ Ilic slates lii payment of salaries and other expenses of elementary school:. In mrsl areas. "We opp-sc . . . other so-called 'child welfare 1 measures. "We oppose all so-called '50-50' or 'federal aid' legislation by which 1 the federal government, would assume control of the states' In their purely Inlernal affairs. ."We oppose the proposed establishment of a Dederal Department of General Welfare. "We • oppose federal aid or participation In old-age pension schemes, purely local health proj- ec'.r- and labor-safety measures. Assails Growth of Bureaus "We oppose the creation of new and useless bureaus and dlvisionr. such «s the projrosed Division of Safely in the Bureau of Labor Statistics. "We cppose incorporation by act of Congress of organization for general humanitarian and political purposes under the suppoied authority of the 'General Welfare" clause of the Constitution." And then a final sock at President Hoover, who hns been so un- palrictlc as to appoint a commission to study child health and prelection and another to investigate social trends: "We deplore the practice of appointing semi-official commUteei.. privately financed, to investigate matters outside the proper scope of federal supervision." "(WELL'S BIRTH On March! 1, 1837, William Dean Howells, American novelist, poe 1 and critic, and often referred to a"the dean of American letters" was born at Martin's F^rry. O. Studious as a boy. Hoivells bD- Ban making verses nlmost as soon as ho could read. He first attracted attention, however, when his poems appeared in the Atlantic Monthly. In 1860, in his 23rd year he wrote-a campaign "Life of Lin- toln," in recognition of which he icceived the next year the Venc- liun consulate. In his four years abrcad in that post, he is said to have done his country a great, service in interpreting, through hi? writings. America to Europe. When he returned, he did hardly a Usser service in interpreting America to Itself. A strong champion of ^SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 1930 V " ' "~ ~~r ""T GOOD P<JCE SREO OAIOVCOWS Sl\iE OVJ6R. FIFTEEN TONS OF *VLK IN ONE SPAR., WHICH IS MORE THAN TWENTY TIMES THEIR. OYJN WEIGHT. DUTCHMAN'S BREECHES THE DELICATE WHITE FtOWER OF THE VJOODff ' PE5EM8LES NUMEROUS PAIRS' OF TINV PANTA- IOONS HUNG our To orty. , r*^»g* •** ALONG MAIN STREET nv R t, H —^_—^^:^^^ A wedding was In progress eve in the hills of Pike county and when the bashful groom managd: to repeat the words: "With all m< worldly goods T thee endow," ': long lank native who was leanin- asainst the log wall at the rear oi' the meeting house whispered to his companion: "By gosh, there goes BIM's shotgun; somebody stole his ccon dog last week." A famous surges recently made the startling statement that there are from 14 to 18 smiare feet ol skin on the average adult human being. I'll bet a plugged nickle that realism, he \vrole of his fellow countrymen as He saw Ihem. Two of his most famous works are "The Rise of Silas Lapham." and "A Hazard of New Fortunes." he didn't measure thn skin on :;-•• of those who have been gambling in luuircs on Wall street. You will soon have an OPPORTUNITY to buy new aiul. up-to-date merchandise at • The New Dixie Store Co. >est Way to i\void Colds Is lo Keep Body in Good Health 1IY DR. MORK1S FISHBEIS ! Krtitor Journal of the Ani.TjC.v.i I Mrrtic.il Association and of Hy- C cia, Ihr Health Ma-niin:- I One of the first symptoms of common cold Is ircc discharge of fluid from the nose. When the tody discharges fluid from any lis'no. the reaction is a protective cue. The fluid serves, first, of a'.l. Ic- \vash away Infectious and l^xlc material; second, to brlun to t'.ic- tnfccled spot the material frcin the blood which attacks the i:ermi. If the cold i;cc:> not pronnlly improve, the secretion stops anil th? nose becomes for a w'.illc quite dry. The organisms do nol hve In a dry slate nnd tend to rile 0:1 the surface oi the mucous mnr.brancs which then secrete fluid to remove the infectious material. Nol Infrequently the cold is n.) limited to the nose, but the Infection and Inflammation of thr membranes extends lo the lininc of the 'slmifcf. the large cavities ndjac'ii to the nose cavity, which serve to pUc resonance to the voice and 'o w.um the air passing into t.'le lungs and for other purpjsrs A common cold \s not like other infccllons diseases, which occur once and then do nol usually a<o pear In the life of the individual | One may have a cold again and again for the simple reason thru the germs which cause colds maybe taken In with the air or on the hands or In various other ways nnd set up Infection whenever the mucous membranes are lowered in their resistance. Hence, most physicians recommend that, the one b:sl method (or prcvenlir.K colds Is to keep the body in as good a condition as possible. This is rtor.e by proper food, the proper amount of rest, exercise nnd fresh air. In many inslances the nose Is so conslructed that H is not possible to breathe easily through both dries; the air currents do not circulate properly, and the' obstruction prevents ih? discharge of material from (he nose. In such in- rlnucrs it may be necessary to opct, the breathing space by varlou- methods of lessening the size of the structures within the nose, by shrinking the membranes or by charges in the septum, Th.> tissues of the human body tend lo sell-regulation. However, they .-csixmd readily to abnormal conditions and if they are to regulate th«msclvcs well, they must b; given n fair opportunity. In many iiulniicus modern surgery is physt- olORic s.ygcry. It restores the normal conditions under which tissues can luu'flon efficiently "What's the News" When Columbus and his caravels returned from the New World, the first question shouted from the shore was, "What's the news?" That's always the question of paramount importance Years ago folks asked it of the post rider, the soldier returned from the wars, the man who had been down to the settlements, or the neighbor back from the general store. Today, you find the answer in your newspaper. Through the newspapers the news of the world and of the community quickly be.comes public knowledge And remember this—it takes two kinds of news to make a modern paper complete. The first tells of happenings near and far—of fires, sports, elections, accidents, marriages, deaths, great men, great events. The second tells of things you eat, wear and use- things you buy, things being sold to your friends and neighbors. This news is advertising. It's just as important to keep up to date on the advertising in this paper as it is to read about what's doing in the world of events. Advertsing is an essential news service, it is distinctly to your advantage to be guided by it.

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