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. I'AOE FOUR THB BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NBWB SSI OOURIKK NEWS OO, FUJBUBHlBi • O. B, BABOOOK, tutor '__ ' a. W. HAWK. A4vert4smj; < AUK '> COURIER - BtUt JhUahsJ Advertising .«pn«nUU«s: Ariuuss** Dallies, inc. NJ* york, phtc»go. rivH, 6t, Loula, Dalits, tcmsw cMy, Meniphij. FuMUfced E\ery AJWrnooo raccot sunoay. Entered M tocpua "Uliss matter nt the pout olllcc/at •Biytltcvlllo, Ar- ifliuas, undci ict ot Cougres.*, Oc^. tober 9, 1917. Servcu ov tin t]n!u>n Vtcf* SUBSCRIPTION RATZ3 By darner m me Ouy 01 BlvlMovMlo, ]Bo p« ireek or ifl.SQ per year In advance. B; mill within i radius o[ 50 miles, |3.00 per jertr, >1.50 fur six monies, Biio for fuels mentis*; by mail In postal naacs Iwo to £tx, Inclusive, »6.50 i>cr year, In zones seven aiu> eight, I10.0U pel' year, payable In advance. ' A \ ear of Accomplishment The Civilinn iConscrviUion dorps has bi:eii in oMhtcuco now for nearly n year mul .« half, awl a gkuiec at its rctord is nislriiclivc. A repoii from Director Feclmcr shows thai the corps lias cost, in nil, ?<M,'5,000,000. It lias given johs to 850,000 young . men, h»s given JllU,- 000,000 in relief money to their families, and lias brought ?2C(i,000,()00 lo industry in (lie iHirdm.su of service and supplies. In the national .forests, liriw have been held at a minimum. More than 34,000 miies of trails and 23,000 miles of timber breaks have boon ' built. Harmful rodents have been fought on 7,000,000 acres of ground, ami insect pests on 1,000,000 acres. More limn 600,000 dams have been bu$lt Tor erosion control. A million forest acres have been cleared of brush; 150,000,000 tieeb Juno been planted in denuded areas. It is it striking record. Offhand, one might say that it Jop|(ij as if this CCC outfit Iwd. Jjcen''wcll woiilt what it has, cost. 7 uxation and Health An idea lhal has been tf'iimng head-, way is that of group hospilalixation, involving the payment of a definite .sum every year by persons who may receive all necessary hospital 'care (luring the year at no additional cos ( (. There are strong objections 1,6 this plan bv some of (he interested organ- isations, however, and so an 'alternate idea is suggested in the form of fcd- eial aid foi \chmtary hospitals. But the .snag pioponents strike here is the question, ' How will the governmunl gel the nccessmy funds for such federal aid?" A 5 per cent iminufacltirers' sil | os tax is piopohccl by Franklin S. lOd- monds, past president of the National Tax: Association. It will produce ?1 000,000,000, he snys, and could be disliibutcd among those states that would co-operate in the federal aid plan and would also promise not to lax sales in any oilier way. The hospital program is an endeavor to maintain the health of Uie people, J)iit would not the mldilional burden of taxation oft set that effort? OUT OUR WAY Index of Recotiery Every so often you get a glimpse •of a slowly rising recovery tide. It makes little noise, and we oflcn fail entirely to see it; but it seems to be (here, slowly but surely bringing us back toward recovery. The latest glimpse came when the American Telephone and Telegraph Co. reported that it has made a gain in fhe installation of new stnlions in every (junrler of this year. In the quarter ending in September Ihere was a net jriiin of 37,500 telephones; for the whole year, a gain ot';j(JO,000 i.s expected. This compares with a loss of (iilO.OOO last year and 1,007,000 in I!W2. Here, it seems to us, is a definite sign of real improvement. A continued KHin in (he inimlwr of lulephones can reflect nothing else than a steady improvement in the economic condition of the great middle cl.'is.s. Slowly but surely, Hie tide seems to be rising. 7 he Navy Tal^es Charge The Navy Department is going to help Uie American merchant marine insure the safety of ships and passengers on the high seas. Senior naval officers .will he detailed to make voyages on ships over which the Department of Commerce has jurisdiction, according lo nminjfc- ment.s recently concluded between the Commerce and Navy Departments. They will inspect thoroughly the personnel and equipment of the ships. Krcm their report will come new systems of regulation. It is reported that new methods of disciplining mid training . merchant ship's crews will be one product of . this innovation. It looks like an exceedingly sensible move. The watchful eyes of (rained naval men can be (depended upon to detect any (laws ill equipment or construction. And a tnste of discipline after the naval manner .might not hurl crews that tend 'to got confused and panicky . in lime of crisis. •' There is beginning ( 0 develop a .feeling among psople who lavs lona been acipmlntcd witli tlie avlaliun Induslry that, uir incing, especially nosed course racing, lias outlived it usefillness. •-.. —Major James A. Uoollttle, faiiions uir raci'V. * * *''•'•' Mnnclmkuo must build nn ocean fleet when her finances arc bcllcr. —Vice Admiral Nobuiu- asa SnelsiijMi, cominandcr of Jnpniicsc Combined Fled. * » * Yon cannot have a Constitution tlinl. will . Stretch when you want it niid rigid when you want thai, -Col. Robert R, McCormick, publisher. * » • Time and ngniii thaw in high olficlnl posl- lions in Gcrnnnvy or Italy cxplnlncd that llicy ' were dcllglitcd to are (hat our president had adopted their policies. -Col. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. Bv Williams "ATS FUMKjy ABOUT PEOPLE-IP VOU 00 A THING EA5y,THEV DON'T LlKE.lr.' rslOW, IF I GOT UP AN' MOVED THIS CHAIR, AM 1 STOOD AROUND |M M1SB&V, WHILE YOU SV^PT^ THEM ^K •, ,\\*> 65 WOULD VOU LIKE ME TO TAt<fe THE EASIEST Y/Ay OF 6ETTIKIG VOU OUT OF HERE? A SWAT ACROSS TH' SEAT OF THE PAMTS,VJITH THIS V BROOM— HAH? Suspect Infected Tonsils When Child Develops Rheumatism ' WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER lo, 1934 OUR BOARDING HOUSE SIDE GLANCES By George Clark ^n Hi NO DANGER Op ANYBODY GETTING VOU LOOSE fROrA HEM3-LOCK YOU 6OT ,7AWEj I ALWAYS-SAID TH WAS 'BWTY, BUT .HES SO T-KK GONE ,NOW, \T- YOU HIM AN ACORN, HE'LL CUMB UP A TREE TO HIDE IT ' WANTED ME TO WITH rWA,\N CANDLE "BUSINESS ~-UrA-<£>lJESS I'LL BE GETTIN'OUT OF HERE, "BEFORE HE ' STARTS SWINGIN'ON Trf CHKNbtUERS/ THKVS Hqw IT TEETH CAWEFROMi)^, TROM "BITING QUKKTEUS/ tyt-AVy^ YOU DOUBTED/, ETHER TO TRObA JAKE Bid to Tea Really a rendezvous for celebrities »"«"< I"**"* «-«e cummer time there was some cali Means Just That Now tor the tall, cooling tyr>e of drink ° r|lu ' ccs or lhe , and bv the ' IHX.'I.V lli:ili: TOIIAY m.uiui.s .MoiiDK.v. „„„. i'' Tin. Illnil,.. i,.;,.;, ,1, il'clnr rilA.VK II. IIAT1IAY llvt>ri!|.iv. .vr T mill nr.i rstll it<-il mill i .VI,HHK u JIAHY 1,11,.],- It-.triicd ifinl (he uistor. The rl-nl ilniniiurh ritid n -he typs o[ rheumatism lhat at- end of ten yearn 82 "~ne7'cent Intl icks children is not. known, phy- died tclans have long been convinced hat infected tonsils have mucli lo do with il. The basis for this belief Is such llscovery us the. fact UinfSthc death rate in children suffering 'rom 'rheumatism Is nearly 50 per csut Uss where the. tonsils imvc icen removed nt- tin,' lime of Ihe irst attack. Fnrherm'orc, 50 per ccnt of Die rhcnmallc children lnid suffered [rom tonsllitls or snre throal previous lo their first attacks of he rheumatic condition. Recurrent attacks, however,:.worc not less jfrcqueiit In those children who Iind liad their tonsils removed. Some,: of. the 111051; common "signs or'Hicumnlisin in children ^afc^Y- ticmc [Jailor, susceptibility .to'jfa- iie, loss of appetite, nose b'lecd -.1 Vagirc pains throughout :'Uio body. This <iocs not mean thai every child who has one of these symptoms i s rlieimintic, but it does mean that these symptoms arc suspicions and .should Urinj; about, u study of the child (o determine tlicir enlist). -•;.' The onset of rhenmallc disease ._ insidious. 11 begins with the niU wr symptoms that have.been mentioned, but. comes cventualtv to the serious Innnniinntlpn of the Joints and of the heart, llial sometimes rcsuls fatally. The worst result of rheumatic inllammation in a child is n complete involvement of the heart, described by doclors as ptmcardltls, because It nfTccIs tlie whole hi'nrl. * • * Rheumatism in a child Is usually accompanied also by fever mid by painful joints. Sonic of'the cases have tiic typo of twitching known :is st. Vitus' dance, or chorea. The pains that used; to be cnllrd growing pains frequently represent nn inflammation of the muscles, so llial a better name for the condition is muscular rheumatism. niicunmlic fever rarely occurs in very young children, but is fairly frequent In the period between 5 and 15 years ol age. The most common ages are ^ for boys, nnd 10 for girls. is nn example of the fatal character ot this condition, one specialist reports the records of 501 children who were watched over a period of ten years. The first thr"e years alter the Initial attack Is the period of greatest hazard for rheumatic children. In this period 49 p?r cent of the children had one or more rcappear- Minn, L902=Heten Ka^c actress. bor«- ciahion ab to improve ' NEW YORK (UP)-A new paradox has sprung up to baltle New York's restaurateurs: with cocktails legal, fashionables have turned to good old-fashioned black tea, 'rom cc-ylon or India. If you re- nembcr. Once again the lime-honored words, "Come to'; ten," mean inst that. The winks of America-; great post-war "draught," which ncant highballs when the word tea malcy, or just a reaction following the years of big and bad drinking. "Immediately after Repeal, the demand for liquor of all kinds was tremendous. Bui, within a couple ql n;onlhs the excitement and novelty of legal drinklnj subsided, and by spring drinking dwindled Incredibly; it was well below that of the Prohibition years," . said Billy the Oysterman, whoss hostelry lias bsen , s juleps and Tom Collinses in the afternoons, since early September -however, I have found drinking to be exactly where it was in the ciitm pre-war 'days. Now a cocktail is taken sensibly before dinner, a liquor or brnndy after, and tea without a 'stick' in It Is tlie order of the afternoon." Great Britain issues three licenses annually. Aiv\i il.-iy II U 111:111 ivnj. nil Iru I'lilliii?- <ti-iuniitl?< r<-triK-lluiT. IJ,\\ ..-. Li- l»r IMihllslit-i nr Tin- Illnilr ....... - »iiic<-U Hint "jiiinii'lhiMU ixlllsh.T." M-nili MKTllm 111 Kivrrvinv 'lo ,- U-arn nil h'r i-fin ! nlHiVit l^ilhnyy/ .'llt.'j. CA'J'IIAV t-iill* i)i,' nlctjtrr ' tinil HJiUjt lilm tn cnnif In the I'iilniv linli-l fur n coiiri-rciirr irllh . licr l<u\li:itiir» luvrtt, <;i!AICt,K3 l isiiiii:, nicrkiT Kiif.i. M>w r;o o.v WITH THU ATOIIX (JlIAPTRIt VI r jMIK door of llto.holel room was J - npcncd by a lall .ludlvldual n-lioso gray oyes tiecreil in casor expectation at Dan iilecker. "You brought lilm." the man said; and there was uiimtstiikahio rullef in his volco. Illeckcr nodded, followed Mrs. Cathay lulo tho room, turned lo fnco Hie hl(j man who was closing and locking Ihe door. "Well?" ho asked. "It was very uico o[ you to come." said Hie man In a boom- liiK voice, which had apparently been carefully cultivated to convey nu atiuosphero oE impressive dlfnity. ilo was a ponderous figure. EoiuowJiero In Hi. forties. Ilo was heavily ".caned and his shoulders snggcil rnnvnrd. ns thongli most of liis work had been done over n desk, "I." lie said, "am Charles Fisher. senior partner of: tho :lrm ot Fisher. liarr and Mclleady, with ollicca in llio First National bank at Hlvcrviow. Wo liandlo all of Mr. Cn.tltny'3 legal work. Won't you please lio seated, Mr. Blacker?" Mrs. Calliny walked lo the fiill- Icnslli mirror, surveyed herself qiiiolly, turned ,iml ivllhout A glniice at Illeckcr. walked through a passage way fiito an adjoining room. Her manner was that ot one whose work has been done. ".lust what do you want?" Sleeker asked. "Mr. Cathay," said Fisher Bravely, "is a very imporlaut Individual In Rivcrvicw. Perhaps ho sometimes overestimates his Importance. That .Is. however, neither here nor Ihorc. nor should I caro lo be ciuoloil. Ilo has quite a bit of pride, anil when ho Iws once reached a decision ho Is very much Inclined lo slay . . ." "I'vo hoard all that before," l!lcekcr said. « * • UISHER trowucd. A switt flush ot raso appeared on his countenance, and then he smiled slowly and gravely. "1 nm prepared to advise my client," ho said, "to withdraw any libel Eiiilg and giva you a com- plcto release in return for yonr assurance that a retraction will bo published by the newspaper." Dlceker's voico was crisp, his manner truculent. "We'll publish tills sort o( a retraction." he said "and no other. Wo'll publish • statement to the effect that Th Hllicl West strode rroin lileek-' :r's private oflice. A few minutes l;ucr (Jiclc Kennedy enteri-.ij. "Tlmt Calhfiy business.-' Falrt illeoker, "I wniil some action-on Ili" ' . "ilut I nndeinlnod ihe whiile mailer haij been nropjietl.'' Km- icy . L -aid. bis I'tirelietid pii, v (<freti i will "Oailihy's (Initipeil li," lileeker ppfd. "Wft haven'i.''\- WlnVl. del Vnu wnnl done?" I '.viint ttial li^ti follovWd up. Tho angle of limlins oul ^ho U <vii« Ihii.l plukeil Ciillmy's pockei oud hf)*!ed iis Calliay and why ua did It." . "But., I lliouaht tliat was just Hie angle ive plnyed lo cover our "etraciioTi." ''M wus, ami we're going ahead with It." her /roB'ncrf. /! swift flush o/ rajc appeared 6n \M couiilenancc. stolon Calhay's wallet, and chose to masquerade under Cathay's name. Wo will publish It promi- nenlly, not ns n retraction, uut as nn nddlltoml development that has been uncovered through the diligence of. onr newspaper reporters. That's our final answer. You can lake it or leave It." "I'll take It," >fslier said. Dan lilecker rushed past him toward the door. 'Walt a minule," Fisher lold him. "You'll wont some sort ot n receipt. Som6 kind of a releasi! In full ot all claims for damage." Dan Dleeker, with'his hand on tho door knob, stared at Charles Fisher and shook his head slowly from sldo to side. "We don't want anything from Frank 11. Cathay," ho said. "Wo'ro going ahead and publish that retraction In just the manner that I outlined to you. Any lime Catliay thinks ho can make money out o( suing our newspaper, we'll show him where ho can't. That goes for him and for hU lawyers. Do you get-that?" * » • '^, TT -was the following afternoon. A Ban Uleckor, at his do<k frowued Irritably at Ethel West. "What was your last report from Charles Morden?" ho asked, Ethel West picked up a shorthand notebook from before her. "He telephoned about &ae o'clock. It was right after limcli. Ilo said that he had a Uve'le'suL hut in order lo get li lie had to cultivate a Eirl. He said lhat he thought It wasn't wise lo mention names over Ihe telephone, but that he'd come In to tho office some time this morning or late yesterday afternoon." "Yesterday afternoon," said Illceker meditatively, "what was I doing ... oh yes, that conference with Mrs. Cathay, and Cathay's lawyer." "You disposed of the case?" she asked. "Frightened to death," he told her. "Tho woman was speechless wlih fright. She rushed lo the lawyer and got Mm to call the - - -—- .1.1.1 u •luvi.u-jv/fx nuin uciore uer Blade has discovered the wan "You talked wlih him personally who gave tlio oarae of Cailiay at day before yesterday, didn't you?'' police headquarters was an Itu- "Yes. What did you hear from poster. A pickpocket who bad him yesterday!" whole- thing olt savo Iljeir faces blnft about it." They tried to by making a thing that much as it was something Dial affected his wife." Dan BJeekcr frowned medita- . Kentiey," lie said. "Tell lilm Uia I want him to come In here for a conference." "Anything else?" "Not unless Morden leU phones. 1 uaiK to lalk vvllb hill) If he reports. Tell him lo come ID to its me If h» can l;2te the h a riou-n. nodded. I want to nnd oul more about Cathay." said Illeektr. "He was registered licro In tlie city somewhere. Have the men cover all the hotels. Find out where Calhiiy was rosiEtercd. See If j-ou can find out something about his business. Find out If he ;ns here alone or it anyone was wiih him. And in particular try and [intloirt moro about tins pickpockel business. There was n girl, a hitchhiker. L believe she said. Mary _... I think her nnmo .VRS. Vou should bo able lo locnlo her. Hun down tlint angle ot It." "Mary Ilrtgga probably cleared out nt'town., just,ns soon as she got out of the pollco station," Kenney said. "Then go oul ot town to look tor her.'" ;llleeker snapped 1 explosively. ?.-! I- , Tho telephone rang. Dan Bleek- ' er swooped down upon tlio receiver, held it to his ear. snid. "lilceker speaking," and Ihen 115- lened while -lha -receiver niado/ rapid, squawking noises. "Where' i arc, you now?" ho asked. "Very well. I'll let rou talk wilh him Uleeker held tho receiver over toward Dick Kenney, Fred Nlson. .• who's covering headquarters," he sain. "Listen to what ha has to say," Kenney look tlio telephone, said In n low, conTerssllun.il voice, "All right, Nixon. Whil Is it?" Once mora ilia receiver mada a succession of squawking, metallic noises. Kenney stiffened to rigid atlenllpn. The ekln about his knuckles grew' white »» ha gripped tho receiver. "Good God!" ho said" slowly. 'Arc they certain?" There was another Interval ot nolso from tha transmitter. Then Kenney said, "Wo'rt sending some men lo help you. Wall tbera unlil Ihey come. Then "Do you suppose that waa because ot something 'Morden uncovered?" „,. ,, , ,, , unill Hiey COUl«. AIITTU aim*. uu»- lou cant tell, It wasn't sonic- orlag CT erythlng. Tha paper will imr n,»t „*„„•„,, cat,,.,, ao ^.^,5 th f n , thlou gh w'kftnish. You gel hold ot. th« squad >«nd let them understand we'r« out tor blood. Do you get lively nt tlio carpel. "Ring Dick me? All right. Just 4 moment then . . > hold the telephone.'' Kenney looked over at Dan Bleekef. "Are there any Instructions? 1 ' he asked. "Morden'n murdered." (To tie Continued) )'. In lh« n«l »letktr Itatht raoidet ci ih? Boa

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