ctutwo. C)ty t MemnJUi. Ahercwb KsctoC Entered u »?cood uUo matter ti the post office »t BiyttwvUfe, AT- kansas. und«r'»ct ot Oongtett. October t, »17 Servea as nnlu>3 SUBSCRIPTION RATXB By carrkr in we owj of atytucruu, lie p«r Tftk ot 16.60 per jtv In MrMce. By mill within t ndltu of U mU«, »3.00 per jetr, |150 for ox monihe, We lot (knit mooUa; njmill In postal xoow two to tlx, indudn, JB.50 per year, In IODCS scvth too ehjht, |lt.OO per year, payable In adv»ao». -- s.Gen. Mitchell Again does Us Thought You can always count on Gen. William E Mitchell to say .something that will shut an aigumetil, His most ie cent ouibu'bl—in which he told tlie Fetlcial Aviation Commission, amoni; olhei' things, that the United Stales should proceed to build nt least CO dirigible), .ilong the line;, ol the Macon yought to provoke discussion . that will list foi mmiy (lavs ' ( Laying .iMde the gcneial'b fondness foi saying 1 staithug things just to toil the ,tempuib of nuhtdiy bigwigs, it ought to be added that wheic-nvmtiou is ( concei nul he has n piettv guod knowledge of what he is talking about That is, to say that, if General, Mitchell, still believes in the dingiblc ,ib a imlltaiy woajion, il might be woith Join \vhilc ^lo ie-ovnni<ic the ((iieslioii (Highly—-in spite ol the disilluaion- , t* v which the loss ot the Akron biought?Jo us . ' ^ * * ••;•-"—-, - _ !, Foi Goncitil Mitchell gotib on to h.iy that the loss of the Akron icfletts on the competence of the navy's, hghtei- tlian-aii ccpertb lather than on th« capabilities 01 the dirigible itbelt. Given piopci handling, he says, the Akion should not have been loj,t, its loss, in'other words, is not pumii facie evi- tjence that, gmut dirigibles an! too 'fragile feu * mihtniV IMS -" It is Guicia) ^ Mitchell's, idea tint aiicraft hsive,completely levolutionizcd - strategy Navies and aimies take a back seat, as ho sees the militaij ait, the side thnt can stiike the hairiest blow m the au \\ill win, because it will denial ahze its toe betoie the fleets and the tioorjb'cun swing into action. * * * Given thib view point, it is not haul (o <-ee whj the geneul uiges a< lleet of 50 dirigibles Get Mich a Heel, he says in effect, and ,\on c »!i stiike at a distance of six 01 ( eight thousand miles You can scud youi an licet clear acioss eithei ocean; even if jou lose half of it, you deal such a devastating blow that yon win the \uu Now it is pieciscly such an attitude that is designed to piovide an aigu merit. Oithodox mihtaiy men will dis pute p\erj sentence of il. H lb ex tiemely difficult foi the oidmaiy uli- OOT OTJK WAY zen to figure out just which side has the right of it. But General ilitcheH's remarks do indicate thnt we may be a trifle hasty in condemning the dirigible. One does not need to go all the w»y with him to fed that Ihese frail but ingenious ships may yet prove decidedly useful in the national defense. —Bruce Catton. (48*.) CQlIRUBtt Still More for Relief The relief problem'continues to put ft pressure on tlie federal budget which may have incalculable effects. Secretary Ickijs announces' that he would "like, to have j^'J^iil appropriation" for, public worklj .this wjnter,' iinrl it is reported i)ia^6ongress mny he asked to give him as 'ttjk'h as ?2;OQOJOJ)0 1 000. Just where such/a sum would leave our hppesi for , a balanced' budget is not quite clear. Certainly/^hc, outlook is not exa«j^y,> rosy. ''Ana- ; yet it is hard to see//h$feuhe np'pi'opi'ijition of. some,•such'' ! vsumTfor.'pul)li4 'works can be avoided. •• •' •'-' . oiie. /It simply'caiinbtJ;be ; ( wlg . U j^ w * l! cannot let;,oUr' jwriplij .s^i-v^!^" 1 ' long, as\ unemployment 'remains licufe-: mdre,' effective - and v less /'wasteful than making direct; : 'pfty'rrierits for .relief. If- this IkeKp* /the Budget' .unbalanced, we.shall'prqbBbiyJjuati'h'ave:to-put up with-'it.' ''.". •''• ' '.-'• : Moffey Corie Begging One ot the oddebt biLs of news, to come out ot Washington in «i long time is the revelation that matuicd • government securities to tht value oL at least ?20,000)000.«re being held bj \anous forgetful citizens, who been; to have overlooked Lompktelj the fact that Uncle Sam ottes^theni monej &ome of these, bond* <i«te back to the first -government secunh isbtie, which'came out before 1800 and matm- ^ ul^ more than a century ago Othets lepiesent iniiedcenied LibeijLj Loan bonds' ,ind \\,tr "saungs certificatob ~> Their holder aie entitled to ta^h them, and the money ib waiting for them but somehow they don't t,eem to do it. You should doubtless get some in treating stones, if you ran down A handful of tues< imiedee.netl bonds Ceitamb the nhoV thing is an unusual sidelight on the abscntminded- ne-s of a bi/.rblt numbei ; of Americans lie called me a name i mid he dldn t smite Ihcic » M nothing eke I could do but, hit Him. IVn i-cry foiici^of^Mr.,(Herbert) Marshall ami- Vm sorry . I Da'chto.do; it. : --John Monk Sanders, film . writer. : "'... . ' • * ' .'* ' :*•/ • •• ,Iu 'America, everything j Is', topsy-turvy.".The only place w j lcre tf,'^ j ls . sa ;^ y '; u . Ema ^ —Louis B. Mayor, Hollywood 'film cxecullve. ' ' ' ' '• * '*' '.-*"•'. •If, all • the mothers, were ..'as; gopd' us she, It .would be a good thing-• for America. —Cbn- • stance Bennett,.actress,.refcrrlhg".to;Mrs. .Gloria -Morgan Vnnderullt ^ suing- 'tor '•' custody-, of her 'child. .-".'..Bv Williams GREAT, CURLV? W VOU THINK COULD ENJOy ME T'DISLIKIKJ' TH'CpOK'S. PiDOLE AK1 1 ' BANJO, THAT I HAVE TO SEN 10 TH NjOST PEACHES AMD KftMS! > :'<tv«, • \^^fri 'M*- % OUR BOARDING HOUSE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, ig Hv Aiiei NOW, USttN-THt POPULATION OT- TWi<S NATION \S fiO.OOOpOO^-s*. I HAVE FIGURED THW f\BOUT 'SS'SpOO PEOF-t HAV& A BlKTrADW AN TH IDEN \€ iYou ^.AN'GO IN ;Httf ' CANtrtlE Pf THEM HAVE WITH AN AVERAGE OF,6A\ r,r-, ccr. CANT>LESTO A CAKE-THAT WOULD MEAN ^,soo,ooo CANDLES u~~~ c *'" "DAY-^-OR, 1,642,500,000 B1KTKTW CANDLtS A YEAR /-WHY, CdKTFETTI "BUSINESS ALL I NEED IS N^E TON?, OF COLORfb PAPER AN~ K CONDUCTORS I TRANSFER PUNCH / "Parker, <JM they stick us for these ehops? *' in the Brain Controls Heat of the Body BY OR, MORRIS FlSHBtlN itor Journal of UK American Medical AsMclaUoti, . and of HygeH, Ihe Health Magjzine When germs Invade youi bod\ icj release poisonous subsHncc hese poisonous substances It i tlieved may affect a certain poi on of the brain which .nets «s human "thermostat" and cou- rols heat of the body 01 II lies darnag«d. by the germs may reduce the .poisonous substances :i.al. affect this 'heat : center of he brain. As a result, you have fever, bxnerimcnts have shown (hit njury to the brain of an nniiml n one, of "its sections, Is followed ) R disturbance of trie body teni xsn\lure most often n high rise as occurs In fevers De atauclion of the br?ln tissue be ind that pott in. *hlch k felt to be the cento: for heat regulation folio ved by an entire upset in lie licnt-regulating mechRhism. As further proof of the pros nee of' this. center In the brain, has been established that emor.-hnge into Hie brain at tliis oint Is usually 'iiccompiinled by fevSr. The heat of the' body ts con- rolled by radiation of heat from ts surface. A,sutWen dila.tioh of ho blood vessels- on the '.'surface if the-body will :ra'diate more heat ml brlu? down the temperature. The, body, also 'develops heat hrough t!ie Icitid: of food that is akcn. Failure to handle sugars iroperly may i-esult in dcvelop- ncnt of Incrctvsed heal for. purpose of radiation. In. fevers. the; nervous control ot the temperature is altered. ' A sick person is affected more cns- ly by hent . iinrt cold Ui»n henltlij' iicrson. Even when there is fever, the variations In temperature, which m«e it lower in the morning and ilghcr in UK evening, continue take place, but at a higher, level, .in certain kinds of diseases thisOs reversed, with higher tern- pern Hire in the morning and lower in the evening. ifsnner in which u lc regulating system works Is Indicated by th" «ct that heat production is increased from 200 to 300 per cent din-Ing muscular.exercise and only from 20 to 30 per cent in fever. Even when the heat production .s increased 20fl to 300 per cunt, iioritfn 0 ! tcmp * raturc wl " renmln rn certain cases of B oiter In whicli Ihc metabolism of the body Bs '"m'Wtously Increased, the hTat p.rp4ucHon may be above iiorniiil,'mid per cent yet the tcm- y will'bc-'nor- or n rise In the icm- . A. fever It \, ' c]h < :ml> ^l reactions.'- It ; has calculated that a patient with a temperature of . 105 ric- grcca i.has an increase of. 50 per "" f "Is chemical lnc Mils reason, persons: who tcvera lose a great deal of ^cigllt and lend to wa In typhoid tcycr, ivltli lolis high lempci-atiire, (he loss if weight.may amount to Sow ot '™ P««* » .week, even though lie patient Is/at, rest In bed r»!^f ?* ii^'s!" •' ^liidi 'occurs "^.% i' 0 . •wnl'toaHon of loss i material from the body effecls ,of l os ^ O j ap'ue". A 1! d jn>l.».lsh«l intake of food. •"S.th3 fever there may ix n'ntcr from ihc body. For i , ""! ' Plentj ' of water -be „ ! ltxsc "''"' f = rar ' »«l hey have 21101131, food il;* -plate- O r troteii -'d to luman body is able to deal more ffactively with infections by in- ndhig germs when the tempern- ure risp,s. For tliis reason, a fever Is re- arded to some extent as a help o the body during infection. Howver, a very high temperature ich as 107 or 108, is harmful the tissues and will actually cells. There has always been a greatj b ™ 1 '' <l0 "'" a " d dt'stroy the nerve leal of argument as to whether a ever is beneficial. From present evidence, it seems likely that the Read Courier Dews Want Ads. Transatlantic Liner Is Filled With Wine PARIS that the <UP>— Despite the fact trans-Atlantic liner, Ille cie France, Is surrounded by water, it is filled svith wine. A French ias just completed a statistician two-way (rip aboard the beat and completed tin inventory of the food and drink supply. He found 1,200 .bottles ol red .and white wine /or the passengers and 1,000 crew had been drunk during J crossing. The list of edibles contain, equally Imposing figures. The 'ch| Oaston Magrin, an epicure 'in 1 own right, has charge of • the cooks who prepare the mcnl which must be compatible wl the wine list. COLUMBIA, Mo. (Up)_Thc fel eral government rfce' crop rctiiL tion was a total flop in Missov| Only one rice grower applied a contract. He refused to sigul Have something they want hushed up. Wo'rs all of usjust about tlie l.fr» k111r< h> "CINCINNATI «Kl>" I.AJM'SO.V. unniiiler. Tie i*me hlebl iin luivoaior. fretfaalmi: to he i TiAIVK a. CA- THAV of R[T<TTlrn. neiillkT nnd »TOMln«a1, U brnMKhl 'to pnllo« henriqiiiirfern ob mmptclnn or drlv. <i.B wlillt UloilralcJ. Wllk him 1» « Klrl nttn «ny» .Bh* !• MAI1V RRIOGB, hllel>.k<k« r . hoik are retensed 1 . .' '^ ' ' \ : fiitvH Vfcp fnefii fo » *cW*i«nppr. Wp^( i*ny <hr renl Catkxy cnll» on U1CK KI3JIJ(EY. el(T «dlloi- of Tfc, Rl,«t». Cniliar rlnlm. hi. repDlnllnn »»» hern Injured, nnil dcninnd* dnmnse* • nil n refrncllnn. HAM m.i:i:Ki:it. lanlor rmH- ll*Bfr of 1'lir lllaat. <end* .YMrden to Hlvcrvtrw lo lenrn nil lie rhn nhonl rnlhnT. IVcxI ittlT MRS. CATHAY, nlfrnclli-r nna vnnlllful. cnll« on nitrhrr nl hU nlHee. XOIf GO O.V WITH TilB STOUT CtlAPTEU V TViTlTS. CATIIAV straightened. Her •^ eyes ceasefl to snillo and there was n swift rushing Impctiia to ncr words as she went on: "I'm goinc lo sreab frankly. Mr. nieeker, dceauso I can s«a that you'ro a business man, and that you llko plaip. frank dealing. 1 understand frnm my attorney that When an influential citiien flics a libel suit against a newspaper the newspaper Immediately starts digging Into ills past, trying to find Borne old scandal of something that can bo dug up. Is that true?" Dan Blcclier met bcr gaze with somhpr savagery In Ills black eyes. "Ot course- that's true." no said. TVa'ra publishing a newspaper. We work at titgh speed. We try to keep from making mistakes. Occasionally wo make a mistake. That's all it is— fust a mistake. If we Injure aomeliody we do overythlne we can to rectify tbat injury. We publish a retraction. It [fa a rerj serious injury we file the fact away In our minds. Wo try to give that man a break some- timo. to make it UD to him. Wo try "It a man wants to fight us, then wo fight him. you know and 1 know that nobody was ever dam- ased by a libel that w.u tho result of an Innocent mistake. Tliat Is. tiicro n-.is never any damage done (hat couldn't ba rectified by a retraction. Wo'ro always willing to publish a rctrncllon when- we're In tho wrong. When a mia A wants lo capitalize) on our misfortune wo fistit. • :•.-.;' "When we fight, we light. Wo use- every weapon that we can get our tanas on." "Do you," sh8 asked, "think that it's fair to hit. below tbo bait?" "When a man starts fighting ns, wo -fight Mm." Bleoker said. "It ha licks ot us, wo kick at him. It ha.Ec-uses in th« clinches, we souse. i(. n9 hits below the belt, ' below the belt." "But," she said, "suppose- yon shouldn't ba able to find anything derogatory to a man's character?" "Bah!"-Bleeker ; "snortefl. "w«'r» all of U3 hutaan. ..rinrtaka a man who.goes to a city and becomes a rroraineut citizeu and Ira gets a lot of-hoot licking.' Ths first tblng be Xaotvs, he's trying to lire up to it. He hasn't got guts enough la come out and.be human aud admit that likes lo plar up to that sort of a maa. "Thoss ar» th» m«n:who "But my husband isn't like that, 1 Mrs. Cathay said. ; nLBEKER'S retort was lihint. ; "Then what're you liere forZ" ho asked. Sliis made.time quick, bilins mV tlou with her teeth and lower lip "You're making It rcry hard tor me," slio Bald. "You're making It hard for yourself," be told her. '"Tell ma wbal you'vo got to say and get it over with. It's these guslti:;s preliminaries of yours that are making Ilia trouble." Slis Blared at him aud took a deep breath. Tlio animation faded from her face. Her eyes ceased to sparkle at, him. Her voice DO longer gave a suggestion of well modulated intimacy but was Ci»!d. Hal, and tloaL "Frank," sho Eald, "Is a fool, llo bad no linslnesa taking Ilia stand ho did. You publish a retraction; that's nil there'll bo to It." "Who says ED?" asked Dan Blccfter. "I eay so." "And what does your husband soy?" be askod. "What my husband says doesn't count," she said. "1 tiavE Mr. Charles Fislfer of the tirm ol Fisher. Barr and Mcftauly In my suite at the Palace hotel. Mr.- Fisber is my husband's Intimate associate and attorney. He's been with him for years. He knows Frank beller Ihan almost anyone ID the world. They were In business together In South Africa before Frank came to Kiverview. fn fact Prank broushl Charles Fisher lo Riverview, put up llio funds which'sent him through law school and financed hie first tew yeara_ while he was building up a practiced It's only-one of numerous good turns tbat my husband hns tlono.- c "Mr. Fisher will give you whatever le#al assurances you wish tbat tho TO^Uer'will ba dropped." "Does yonr husband.know you're here!" aslied Dan Blcekcr.' TT . EU faco remained cool and ex- presstonless. Her lone was blunt and final.- "Xo.V she,said. "I want to talk with him," Bleeker said. "H isn't necessary." "I'm tba Judge of thai." "Won't you pleaso come and lalk with bis lawyer?" '' "Why should I?" "II ,w|ll 3»TO'.. you a lot o[ disagreeable developments. It will save you from'having a libel suit filed against you. It will perhaps save you thousands ot dollars la legal fees.it aotliiug else." "And If I dcn't come?" asked Blester. She laughed and the la-igh was a mere, meaningless gesture, containing no mirth nor bitlerness. as utterly meaningless as the goodby kiss ot a fallhlesa wife. "Don't you understand." she said, 1 doesn't your attorney coma . . thj said, "it wouldn't li Mrs. Calliay lapped he the thing for him lo do. It wouldn't look right. He prefers to remain in the hotel." Dan Blcekcr had tho reputation of never falling hi an Instantaneous appraisal of character. He was 3«'ii for hia ability to reach lightning decisions and express them In explosive monosyllables. "All right," he said. "I'D go." Ho pushed tod: bis chair. Jerked open the door of a small closet, pulled bis hat well down on Ills head and struggled Into an overcoat. ATRS. CATHAY'S face remained • expressionless but Iho shoulders of her coat rose and fell as she heaved a deep sigh. Bleeker held Ihe door open for her, - She swept through the outer office, chin high in the air, eyes straight ahead. "Palace hold?" Bleeker asked. "The Palace hotel." she said. "I luvo a car with a chauffeur." ,' In silence they entered ths huge elevator which swayed slowly down to the street level. Bleeker held the outer door of tho office building open for Mrs. Cathay. A liveried chauffeur was standing beside « ny black sedan. Us opened the do<)r with the snappy precision of a soldier on drill. Blecker's eyes flashed to the man's face. It was a handsome face and there was something ruth- one who Is only too conscious of his ver. Tbe expression of the face s ID strange contrast to the marked military i gloved knuckles. \ '• ' Mrs. Cathay stepped lightly Iho running board. Blcekcr .d/, bother with the formality of t!$ ing her to enter the car but, wl' she had entered, dropped to cushions beside her. The chautf/ regarded Mrs. Cathay with a gla'l, of steady Inquiry. Sho' raised :! eyes to his and.gave an almost ' perceptible nod of tho head. '. cliaiifl'eiir smiled, a smile which i a mere upturning ot tho llp-i ners. The eyes did- not change pression. Then the clmutf. slammed Iho door shut, squirt' in beside the steering wheel, Blai tho car. and without .a' word aniliblo Instruction drove iltrei to the Palaco hotel. .--. i ' Crossing the lobby, Sirs, pal! seemed agreeably conscious -.ot admiring eyes which followed 1 She went directly to tho elerat entered Iho cage and erecfr against the paneled «lde tho elevator. BlEelier"fenlered.| moved -his hat. The; cagj d slammed shut- . , '.'-'• "Elghlh floor.- please," said N Cathay, and.the cage shot snjoqv upward with Jlra. Cathay's t, fixed rigidly upon the panels ot the.elevator, held stiff and motionless, Wlien the cag« Atopnca Mrs. [J thay led Ihe way, without a.siilJ backward glance, to room S0i tapped Hghlly with . heir.-'|ld f knuckles. (To B« Continued) A Idcphonc call tirlaft »i jhlch itatlled me entile c. ,Hend aboul It ID Ihe nelTlMti i^ men',. ' '
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