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PAGE POUR THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS • . THE COURIER NEWS CO, B.'W. HAUJES, Publisher J. GRAHAM STJDBURY, Editor SAMUEL F. NORRIS, Advertising Manogcr Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dailies, inc., New York, Chicago, Dc- troit, Oklahoma clly, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday EnUrtd as second class matter at the post- office at Blytlievillc, Arkansas, under act or Congress/October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier hi the City of Blj'lhevillc, 15o per • week, or 65c per month. By mall, within & radius of 50 miles, $3.00 |. r er ye»r, $1.60 for six months, 75c for Ihi-ec months; by mall In postal zones two to six Inclusive, $6.60 per year; In zones seven and eight, $10X10 per year, payable in advance. Welcome Commander Kelley Blythevillc will be host lute today to Raymond J. Kelly, national commander of the American Legion. This city welcomes. the opportunity lo have the distinguished Detroit, attorney as its guest and extends to Dud Cason post, Alert and active arm of the Legion in this city, its compliments for securing a place for Klylhcvillc wi the very crowded itinerary of Ibe national commander. Commander Kelly i.s welcome not only because of the high position lie holds and the great organization he represents but because he typifies the industrious and trustworthy citi/cn- ship which is the bedrock of Americanism. The Legion commander is the type of man who is willing to start at the bottom and work his way up as evidenced by his enlistment as a private in the U. S. army when tin's country entered the World War. His choice as leader of the nation's World War veterans h as a I r e a (I y proved a happy one. More success for Raymond ,J. Kelly, the man, and for the organization he represents. Again, we say welcome to Blytlie- ville! All Americans Want To Vole A proposal to briiud as. paupers nil persons who remain on relief for llircc consecutive years hit the New Jersey legislature in Trenton a few (lays ago and- loosed a ttlornv of indignant protest, if the plan were 'carried out, it would .automatically remove the right to vote from persons who fell under its provisions. The recommendation was submitted to the legislature by State Senator Homer C. Zink, chairman of the Knicr- gency Relief Committee, but was the work of a hired investigator, Col. CI. Barrett Glover. H was not a committee report and was not submitted as such, but that didn't lumper (he amazement of people who feared an infringement on their, civil rights. It is a pretty serious thing to be called officially'a pauper. It knocks the wind out of you. 11 leaves you humiliated and desolate. People don't lake the pauper's oath unless there isn't much else they can do. It is equally serious to be stripped, at the same time, of your right lo vote. A man forced to live on relief for a long period of time is not necessarily a poor citi/cn. lie j s moi .<, likciv , 0 OUT OUJR WAY value his franchise thai) does Die who bus n job and security, lie lias more time (o think nbout it. One can't blame Colonel Glover for wauling to do something. Maybe lie was Lhhikhur of Hie New Uoelielle, N. Y,, family, on relief for four years, who maintained n .summer collnge along willi a town residence. Or lie might Jiavc been Ihjnkijjg of the eight Jersey City officials, awaiting sentence for relief fraud. There him; been abuses in relict' everywhere. There lias been Home pampering "long with some pi-iviiUon. KnmiKli crises of mismanagement have been turned up to make taxpayers very sick to (heir stomachs. Hut the way to end this sort_of thing is not lo strip people of their franchise. Somehow, there must be a more equitable way of straightening things out. (ARK.) COUIUI3K NKWS War ln.lerru.pts Prosperity Tilings were coming along nicely in Finland before Joe Stalin came and smashed everything. The Finns wore enjoying a period of prosperity greater than they had seen for a long time. According to the Finnish Trade Jtcvicw, aggregate value of exports from January to August, 193.0, was 5,759,000,000 marks as compared to 5,177,000,000 for the .same period in 1938. The 1039 ligurc was the highest in history for comparable periods. Obviously, the last thing the Finns wanted was war. They were doing loo well. Perhaps that's what Stalin thought. Maybe he, too, saw the Trade Review figures. Maybe lie was jealous. But It WAS Loaded A Hellish steamer, plying the Chinese coast oil' Chefoo, was damaged when a Japanese warship iiral a shell at it. It was all a mistake,, said the Japanese. They just wanted lo fire n blank wiirnint' shot across the bow, and they didn't know their camion was loaded. No one was hurt, and the Japanc.se said they would be glad to pay indemnities. What are you going to do with people like that? They might blow olV a doxcn heads and say, simply, "Beg your pardon—all a mistake. No harm done. We'll try not to let it happen again." And just to prove that they mean it, a handful of army ofliccr.s will commit hari kari. How can one say, "Don't kid us—we know you meant it all the time," and still preserve all the niceties of international diplomacy? ' SO THEY SAY More mid more, the American ixoplc are awakening to the fuel lhat this spciuttlmil policy has, instead of bringing .recovery, made it Impossible.—Senator Styles Bridges (Ucp, N. H.). * * * Unless we change our foreign trade policy at once, we arc headed for u major depression which tuny be the last roundup for American democracy.—Representative It. Carl Andersen i Hep., Minn.). * + * In the future, capital will come to Mexico, but it must come in n different spirit, realizing no country In America is an economic or political colony of another.—niunon Bctchi Quln- lana, Mexican mider-sccreiary of foreign allairs. SIDE GLANCES GaJbrahh • SERIAL STORY $15 A WEEK FRIDAY. MARCH t, ••—••• LOUISE HOLMES too bad. Not recognizing her vie man at the 10-cent store," she ( , ,, -"~«j"-m»i ^ ii\_i vjv "in in the dark, she started bac "WlitiI a parly! The women are ar-jjiiiiijj about politics and I he men are arguing about how lo mix a stiladl" THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson T. M. BEG. U, S. TAT. Off. 25000 VEARS AGO. STILL WAS RAC2TLV COVERED 8V XX SHEET OF :. 3-J , DID | -JOHMSOM SERVE LE SS, THAN A PULL. JEKAA AS PRESIDENT OF THE O: &. > ANSWER: Jic became-President upon Lincoln's dealh and served out the unexpbcd Icrm. NEXT: How ninny counties In (lie VI. S.? Down Memory Lane 10 Years Api Mrs. a. N. R\rrar is in Memphis or .several days . . . M r , Bn( i j [vs . . K. Garner arc moving | o Helena. . . Mr. nud Mrs. J. '[.;. Crily. nrc lending several days in Newport. .- . Mrs. John R. Hnncock Is ill t the home of Mr. ami M/ S . c. s. Stevens. Five Years Ago Misses Mildred Majors and Bess Tlmratt of l.u.voru; K. A. Nelson Jv. and Miss Mary Cummin?* of lilythcvillc have been placed on Ihr first semester honor roll at Arkansas State college, Joncsboro. OUR Year ASH 1-o.s AiiRcles— Secret, files ot the naval intelligence department, introduced at HIP trial of linen Russian spies, disclosed today Unit Uniled Slnles agent.s had discovered just, below .UK., bonier in Mexico a cache ol powerful acid which, if lioured into Hip o;ean. might 1 cat llnoiigh (lie armored plates uf bat- Llrshiiis and .sink them. YliS't'KltDAYi t»l »(ori! lu «e liotloijM vuiintiT, Hit; Ijoy frnm iii'rohK the nllvy. lie l» I'fitil Iliijdcn, ;i Mlui'k room ^vorki-r. Sin- Kijiipk-hfH Mm. Liitfr I lie K lt|, Clara Jlrouku, ll«k> Ann iu Kliuru licr «iuirluii.'nt. CHAPTER VIII PLAHA was giggling again. wish I could tear into an ac like that, Ann. No imittei- ho\ mad Paul Hayden made- mo I 1 . melt if lie gave me a glance." Ann tossect her head. "Yo won't calch me moiling," she saic They got back lo the subject a hand. Ann said, "I'd like lo liv with you, Clara. It's wondcrlul o you to ask me." "You might come and give it (hi once over alter work tonight,' Clara suggested. "How much rent do you pay?' "Twcnty-tivo a month and it'i nice for that." Ann's share would mean ai extra dollar. She could cut ou the movies— "I can manage it,' she said. "I'll go home-and pack my things. I won't stay where am another night. Where, do yoi live?" "But suppose you don't like it? 1 Clara asked dubiously. "You're sorts swell, Ana—" "I'll like it, all right." Clara readied across llic table and squeezed Ann's hand "Gee I'm glad. We'll have fun. Maybe you can learn me lo dress heltei and do my hair Jike yours." Ann's heart went out lo the 10- cent store girl. What i£ she did murder the king's English? What if her ideas of make-up were atrocious? She was young and gay, the touch of her hand was loving. Ann's eyes shone. "We'll have fun," she said huskily. "I haven't had any fun—ever." Clara finished her livcrwursl on rye. She gave Ann an address on West Murray. It was but five blocks Irom the Center. The girls parted on a high wave of anticipation. * * * QKE suitcase and a paper bag with stout handles held all Ann's belongings. In the suitcase she packed a small assortment ot clothes, an electric iron, six yellow plates from the dime store, and three pictures. The shopping sack contained shoos, coal hangers —one jiever found enough in furnished room violet plant. -It was unfortunate, that Ann loaded with the suitcase and hag, her heavy coat and an vimbrclla, should crash into Paul Haydcn as she hurried away, from the rooming house. After all her care to avoid such a meeting, it was really -and a blooming apologetically. "I beg youi- pardon," she Easpei righting herself. ;)Wcll, I'll be darned." Oil—" Turning, she walkci. rapidly a ,vay f ro tn j,j nli chiu ,-, Hie an-. n e followed, catching he "Where are you going?" In asked. ||Away—just away." Away from where? When have you been?" "I've been living in a room ii Ilia I house back there. I'm mov ing because I don't like my neigh poi-s. She was very stiff abou . ."Arc- you headed for some plac. m particular?" "Certainly. And it's not a park ^Hcre—lot me carry your junk.' J can manage nicely." "Going to the El?" She did not, answer and hi wrenched the suitcase out ot lie hand. She flexed her linger- gratefully. H had bc-en heavy Re- hevmg her o£ the paper bag, Pau walked beside her. lu ' r ' 1Gr . cl } t Suns," he exclaimed VHial have you got in this suit•a?e? Gold bricks'/" "It's the body," siie told him. fie laughed. It was a nice laugh ow and throaty. "1 thought yoi were making your getaway in ; nirry Look out, young lady, youi sin will find you out." "I hate to disappoint you, but I ve covered my tracks." They approached the lighted El "I'll take the evidence * *• »««i- tmj uviQt now, she said coolly. "It lias b very nice of you to help me . „ vould never have expected sucli ;enerosity." ''Go on inside. You can't pet Ins load up (he stairs." "Oh, yes I can." "Oh, no you can't." "ti will cost yon 10 ccnls. 'I'll give a dime to (lie c Ann paid one fare, the young iian another. Silently they hmbed the stairs. Paul placed or bags on the platform. "Good ight,' he said, mid swung away oward the stairs. Ann lost him n the crowd. What ;i contradictory person lie vas, she thought. She had the eehnt' that he liked her and did ot want lo like her. Was it be- mise of the incident in the li- rary? Did he still believe (hat ic was out to make friends as ost she could? Her lie art ounded. It could not have thud- cd more decidedly if she had irvicd the heavy suitcase up the .airs. - Menially she shook her- "I'll not be interested in a slock herself firmly. "What do I c 1 what, he thinks? I'll never see 1 again." niB idea ot never seeing 1 ngain did another strange (I) lo her heart. It stopped Us th ding and slid downward. Ap she brought, herself up short. P Hayden had merely done a K manly thing in carrying her |> gage. He would have done much for an elderly woman, with (lie same casual kindness hadn't cared enough to ask wh she was going. It seemed imp (ant thai lie hadn't pared t much. The train roared out the night and she slopped aboi Five stations farther west alighted. "Red cap, lady?" With the qd lion, her bags were lifted fr her hands. Paul Hayden, n> other, started for the stairs. "Well, I declare," Ann breath Her eyes sparkled, a little lai tinkled, and (lie last remnant rancor toward Paul Hayden V ; ished from her mind, It had ne- been in her heart. They wal up the street, side by side. "You're not such a bad yiersu she said. "Aly mother adores me." "How in the world did yon ca up with me?" "There's a bit of magic in make-up," Jic founded. "( cans with the elves and fairies. Ann looked at him grave Can yon make a carpet fly?" "I'll tell you the trulh, W Gardenia," he said. "I rode on s-amc (rain with you—in a diff ent car." "But—I don't understand. V lidn't you vide with me?" "Will you be angry if I ; you?" ;• "Probably." [ "You're very ciile when aim 'Lei's gel back to the rmi Why didn't you ride with me- 'Because I'm afraid of you. 'Afraid of me?" she cxclair on a rising inflection. "I'm 1 most harmless person in 1 vorkl." He started to walk again a ho hurried along close to his .si le mullered, "You don't apni larmlcss to me." "That's silly.". "All girls are silly." "That's not so." "And I'm afraid of all girls' "Why?" "Because they want to mar tie. "Of all (lie'conceit—of all rrogant conceit-;." -Ann rea or her bng.s. "I never want peak- to you again." " (To Be Continued) THE FAMILY DOCTOR T. M. KEG, u. », . orr Gelling lino Bed .Best TreulincMl For Influenza WELL.VOUNG (AAM, VOUVE. COMPLETED VOUR APPRENTICESHIP AMD HERE'S HOPE -*XJ WILL AV.WAVS BE A CREDIT ALMA AND LATELY HE'S GOT A HABIT OP By J. R. Williams OUR BOARDING HOUSE. with Mnjor HoonJc JUST OOTA THEIR. TIME "IHIMIi, f==Y THEY'RE GETTIkj' |p:l SOMETHIU' A-5. t%\ GOOP A"S A COLLEGE 'THEY ARE/ HE'LL, PROBABLV BE A . FOREKAAM BV7H' ' TIME IT'S NECES- SAStV TO HAVE A I COLLEGE ^ TO GET A JOS, IN) A SHOP.' PAROOM i\w BRASS, MRS. HOOPLE, t BUT SCRPM is GOING..TO ROM IN I A SPECIAL RACE, AMD IP YOU HAVE *5 UNDER A RUG..VOO MIGHT DOSTITOF-F-AMDTURKJ _ IT INTO TESJ^~ IF THE OO€> IS LUCKY/ LISTEN!, MR.TVvllGGS—I'M A RATHE3iltJ, DEEP KEMTUCI<y, AND OUR f FANMLV MOTTO WA'i'DOM'T BET ON) IT I UMLESS ir HAS FOUR LEGS.'t—VvJHf.M 60T TOO OLD TO WAlX, HE RAISED MICE AND TRAINED 'EM TO i RACE POR BJt CHEESE/ —WAIT/ 1 , ewe YOU 55-0 — THAT'S AW BET/ 3-1 cc»n I»W IT hi * StllYtCC. IMC. t. J HERE'S (^ DEAD G>AWEr SPORT if-J . THe HOUSE/ HV 1)11. A10KKIS IMilor. Journal of the Amcriran iM c. d i v a I Assorialitin, ami of Hl-gria, llir IliMllli AI:iga«iic More and more, among groilpo of physicians, one hears whisperings of llic likelihood that iic.U j c.ir, or Ihc year alter, lucre may be another uiilbicali ot the influenza which dcvastntcd the world in 1018. The history of mankind seems to indicate thai- such epidemics recur at intervals of about 25 years. Unfortunately, Ihc causative or- Simism for that particular type of influenza has not been definitely established. The gvnerji) impression is that the condition is caused by a virus, which is another name for a living poi.'ion. The border Hut separates the ordinary cold from influenza is not clearly defined. Colds occur in epidemics. Hie same as does iutUicnza. There is no simple test of the .sorrelions from Ihc nose or IhroM that proves definitely, lolhc doctor, that- the condition Is eillier ii rummcm cold or influen/a. Es- iiminalUm of the blood cells dors not yield positive informalion. Tlir 1 experienced doctor rrcog- nirns ll.al in influenza Ihc: patient gets sic}; first and the con»h and cold will come a Illtlc later. In an ordinary cold, the nose begins running- first, and the sickness develops somewhat later. In general, the person with Influenza suddenly suffers aching joints, fever, and illness. He feck drowsy, his eyes glisten and bc- timie red: later there is a cough I he fever is'high for two or three Hays and then declines. Should there IK a secondary infection with pneumonia, however, or an infection of the earn, the fever will continue imd the illness become worse At present there is no scnim I >»( can be given to control influenza. There is no certainly thai : ; any of the new sulfaml; drugs will help. Doctors, liier usually lell people lo go They E ivc plenty or hot . and apply hot water Ings lo aching joints, ]j] more j cases, il may be necessary t dircc sleep with strong sert or narcotics. H is important, that the p; .should drink plenty or funds lhat sugar should be sup'pli overcome the loss through When the patient with inl]- rcalizes thai, he is sick and gi ted promptly, lie is likely i. cover promptly. Sentry Who .SIrpt J!,>ni,r GROTON. vt. (UP) _ A who was pardoned from ; .sentence by Lincoln in IS- been honored by the crcclio' eranite memorial by citizens native (own. William Scot! been court marttalccl becan fell asleep at Ills post, as a ssi while .serving overtime in pla a sick comrade. > All of lire weather on our is produced by the sun. HOLD EVERYTH5NG By Clyda Lewis Announcements: 'I'he Courier News has been lor- mally audio!i/ed to announce llic following candidacies for olTicc subject to Hie action of Die IJciinx.-r.iiic primary in August. MissKMppi County -InclRc KOLAND GHEE.V Sheriff and ("olkx'tnr IIAI.E JACKSON' County Treasurer «. U (IsiuLYi C.A1NKJ Tor .Second Tci'tn> JACK FINLEY ROBINSON L'ounlv ; \nd Prohulc Clcik T. W. POTTER i tor Second Tcrml I he Courier Mews has been :tu- Iliori/cd 10 announce the following ciuuiidacir.s lor election a! lh™ Mu- nmpal Klcclioii, to be held April a. Miiim'i|ul JurtRr UOVLE HENDERSON i Tor Second Term) GEOHOE W. BAKHAM City Clerk FRANK WHITWOUTH CHARI.KS SHORT JOHN TOSTER City AfloniP.v I?OY NELSON J'ERCY A. WBIOHT "You'd bcllcr 'plinnc tomorrow on u rainjjagc . . die ykl i>roudi

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