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'* K. w, RAINES. j. GRAHAM'£UDBURY. Editor SAMUEL P. NORttpSy''Advertising Manajer Sole NtUonH Admtttof antu D»1U<*, toe, New York, chj<*go, D»Jt St Louis, D«U«i, •' K*ns« City, Memphis. Eyry AftCTPOoa ' Entered,&£ WCond class nutter »t the poet- »flloe ft jBlyt|jjevlJle, 'Arkarisu, under act at Congress, pctober J,' J917. " ' ' Served &y 0>« Unlfed Prm 1 " " , , SUBSCRIPTION RATES •J?y career in the ftily ol Bljtiieyjll*. 16o iw week, or 65c per month. 1 By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, 13.00 per r««r,'$1.50 for" tlic monjhs, 75o for three montlu: by pj*l! Jn.lxjsUl tones twp to tlx Incluslye, 16.50'per year;'In aones seven and eljlit, $10.00 .per jesi, r>«yablf In advance. eigl: Taxation .A gpocl .example qf the e.vlrenics to whj,?)) £ cjly f.idp))jslralioji can go in exacting or attempting to exact tax revenues can be fomul in the line city of Cape ,Gi) ardeau, ]Uo. ' .Caps Gi.vardeaii, if otir m.einory seyvej> us accurately, Jiijd a tidy su;« ijj its trpasury accprdjng to a recent re- l^rt. But it sqcm? that ,Capc Girardeau lias had its financial troubles like ajnjpst every other city in the past several years. In an effort to Ijml some way to make income aijd expenditures baalnce li- cen§e;tax Jevi.cp op businesses, some in particular, were boosted sky high, . For instance one mercantile chain atore had its license fee boosted from $100 to between §§OQ and ?70Q a year. Another chain stoye suffered a similar nlow. Representatives of both stores cJainjcd flip fees charged were the highest in all tjiejr nation-wide operation except in tl)p largest cities. Stil) another b,usi|tm, 311 automobile agency, vvhicji apparei|l)y had been paying a-.ound §75 to S100 yearly, fo'tind itself corjfroiited wjjji a license fee of §1020 for one-yeijr. That apparently broke tlje camel's back-and t]je rjty -jvas fqiwd to sue in an .effort to collect. As a result while a Jegal -b.attle is t)»i|)g waged through the courts'Gape Girardeati is without any revenue ,fjcpn) pip anto agency'am! other businesses that have decided to "sit tight" and await, developments. ,Thus the city, even if it should eventually win the legal light, is deprived of needed revenues in the meantime and the merchants, fearful of the future, arp withholding any financial liejp for community purposes. Reports from the southeast Missouri metropolis indicate that the unprecedented .levies nnvp played havpp with community endeavors. Gape Girardeau will not flourish \\ ith sue}) Ipvies any jnoi'e than any other city. The lax misers aie seldom the Gallant—And IPise As Gfju. JIalin Craig leaves his military career behind him, lit shows that he is not only an officer and a gentleman in the best liaditions of the military service, .but that he is n wise man to boot. With -IS ycais of .strenuous and dis- tinguisjied service beliinri him, Genet al Craig- has well earned the retirement which a (j.aleful country affords him. OUT OUR WAY The Philippines, Chins, France, a»d Panama have seen this American soldier in action, and h thc present American army feels his imprint as J)ie pa;) under whose leadership it haa "grown up" during- the past four years and be- coipe ready for the furtlier growth which tjic world situatiQn dcinands. General Craig gracefully '.steps aside before his time, so t)ia't General Marshall may take over at the beginning of (he ligeal year, July J. '-'• fiul where General Craig showed his real caliber was in a brief statement of his plans: "1'in.#o;ng oiiUo Caj/fo/-' nia and practice keeping m y mouth shut." Jii thjs rclurii to a;i Ajiicn'.Ciiji niiji- lary tradition, recently more honored' in 'thp breach than in tjic ()b,servance, Gciieial Craig gaifls-.a Jssl : and .crowning lionoi' for an already distinguished : carecr. Piibllcatlon Jn this columi; ft fditprftb from other n«wspa|per6 do<^ n<>t necessarily' rneiu) endorsement '^ut Is no »cknowlKUriwiit.ot in- | terest Jn ,th« „ Louisiana's Pynasty Lives 'Iho sceplei jjns passed ngnln In the tight little political oligarchy which reigns over Loulsi- nim. Gov Ijlclmrd \v ixxhe, fftcing urave chnrgcs of WPA manlpu) ? tlo,), now being lii- restlgntert bj the Fedoml qoyer/)|nc)H,'has a'b- (llcnlcci on the B roiiiH] of 1)1 licnllli He lias drnpotl the Impcilnl ?i;ijine on the shonldcii of his Ucntenanl-aovernoi, Eail ft (joiig, bioljiei of the Into' Scinloi iniej r>( Long The now Gov9rjici (nkcs office and iiiomlscs to clean up Ilic §i»le ns a new srnndn! bieaks nu nlleijed $500.000 fraud hj the Stale urjhersitj's nolltlciaii president, Or /nines M Smith, noiv n fiigllive 'Ihus the succession passes j|) n direct, line, mid vyllh the usuiil nccoinpijnlnicnt ot con up lion clmiges Om O K AJftn «as a nibboi slnnip for Hijey Long and Jils policies Tlieic were signs of n pnlncc reioll o\cr the goui- norililp after the Scmlor ^yns nssnsslnntctl, lu Seplcjnbci, 19i5, nml Lcc)>e eiiicfgcd ns (lie «ln- .ner No\\ the cm|ilie Js- (jandcd ovpr to Ijtmst brother, nml JJic Klngnsh's old gang continues lo prevail. In ,the nc« rulers veins im^ the strain of coipuscle.s of Ihe dvnnslvs fpumlci Does this mean a return of Hie arrogant dlitnlorshlp that shocked the nation dining jinej s hejrtny? Bui Long also Is a disciple of \igoious action, a rough fighter, n piaster of the vituperative phrase which on occasion ho tinned ngMnst Ills biolhcr The chances arc, ho\M;M;r, tliaf Louisiana h jn foi n coiitlnmnce of ii|ac|ifnc r(|lp ri)l|ici than n return of ouc-man moiloid- slilp. 'flic spcclnclc of povvei being irjinsmljtcrt fiom hniul to |>nml hi Ibis mpnnichlcal fnshlon is n depressing one foi de\otces of (leinqcrpcy nie Slnle becomes n privnle domain for Die benefit, of the reigning grqups fiivqrilcs- aijtl j)olilji.al scandals me a niUunil co|}scqiicncc BosLi'.ni menus corruption, \vjiereici jt exists, il means spoils to cnilch political favorites nt the jico- plc's c\pcnse. /\iul the liiiWlc l s blissfully un- nware of what It is pajlng to keep n dvmbty of political manlpulnlois in po«or until the (hy of reckoning comes. Until Ihe people of Lonislnnn, mid of Ihij other tllclnloi-rlrldci) areas, rise In (heir inlghty wrath nml throw qiitilhe )vl;o)e .pack ..of Leches nml Longs, Dip Amerlcnn .«'fllcfij jvllj coiilljitie to lie corroded by ntlncks froni \yilhln, —St. Louis Post-Dispatch. SO THEY SAT J woiiimri gel out : the band yd. poysi—Gov- ernor Murphy, New Hqnjpshlre Itwlcc 7 clcclea Republican), commcjillng pn pcwcy's cljsnccs. ;(Afig.) .COURIER NEWS SIP? GLANCES -Vtr. "Married life's pppt, son) 'J'he only thipg that's liable to be annoyjjig is your wife." HOLD EVERYTHING - By Clyde Lewis "t'cck-a-lool" TH| FAMILY POCTOR T •» Baby's Dcvelppmeiil of Speech s |iite|jecli!«il Progress ny !>H. i>|ORKIS ;K Kdiinr, .loiinul of die''American iVIodlpal Association, and. of"' Ilj-Stu,.th c|icall'ii Magazine" 'nic".(lev.elopmcnt of speech ls:'a' vnlunblc inoisiire .of Inlcllcctiiril progress, /\ baby ,fpur iii.Qiitlis ci'ci has, as a nilc, inaslcrcd conirol pf t|\P .Vfi»'.e! .^qmrts. -M sis rnoiilhs, he can combine 'cpvihiyi'vowel niid 1 ccns.pnant sounds, sucji* BS "dn" or "ma." He liiakcs ra/uloiii b»bbliiig 1 sounds. Hy nlae monllis, the random bnbbllng bcopnics more rhylli- inical. similar to the rhythm of speech. ' The child, six to nine monllis of. age, is beRinning to recognize Ills own name. At' nine ijiohUis lie caii '• usually understand ilic xyord '.'no'.'.or the lone ilii ,«hlcl it l.s spoken, when it Is "used, (p forbid something-. 'At twp year's, .the majority o. «hlMrcn caii use complete sen- j.cnces. The progress in knowlc.iiif ircm then on continues sieadjly Projii tjiice to five years of age children learn lo tise prenositio'ijs aijd lp employ descriptive words * t •> ,. A .University of Iowa'specialist showed thaV.nl livyo years of age (he .average vocabiilary is 272 words; By J. R. Williams OUU BOAKDING HOUSE With Major Hoople GOOD GOSH, WHAT TX> THEV WEED A FEWCE TOR.-; VVHV, TO H.MQyy WHO OWNS 7H' I.AMD, o x COURSE; A\AODR, AM QUO FRIEND d MINE, CAP'M WALDORF TARR, ', W A3OR / AVB"' AU 1 I '•:. SAILED FROM SIUGAPO«S TO QALVESTOM VSs,f<5 A.C3O WTM WOTH1N 1 ' MQ.RB THAM A VVASH- -7Ua""iJWpE'H US AM 1 ACS.D6ARRA6 PER A V/VAlWluf BUT A'MWD TO OUST FlWtSHED SHIP BELLE (M-IOV AMD .ft PRESIDEMT1AI. SALUTE, BUT IT WARMS HEAI2.T .TO MEET A KIWPRED SPIRIT WHO MAS SHARED THE OF A STOUT BRfG UNDERFOOT AMD gALT SP«AY IMTHE , SAV? WHY WOT MEAVe.TO wrrvj METD MANOR p'TIS A SMUG HARBOR YOU'LL HAS SAILED THE 'SE\/EW SEA.S TOR SO VEARS-^HSfe Tl-iE I.AD VVHO RUTS Ikl ^TT- KEEP OPP T(.(; GRASS • SERIAL STORY PAR IS LOVE BY CHAPTER I JJOYALTON AUGUSTUS IfER- flJNG biought his car to a stop b<?s|de the wa|l Hav/j|g done this he got out and regarded the sp pic tree The trunk was not in hi: line oj viston fpr it grew discreetly behind )h,e wall But cer- ta^n branches of nomadic disposi lion hfid *een flt tp venture over apd, weighted dpwn with Juscious fiuit, were brooding o\cr the ter- utory bv the roadside ' Well,' thought Royajton Au guslus, 'it may be a felony hu^ here goes ' And he reached lor the lowest bough, Jeobng l>ke Adorn As he did so a i)igl)t sound sljitjed him A girl, T bhck hafrcd gn| suddenl) popped up fiom the other side of the \\ajl T)ic finders of liojallon f^uguslu: Heiring closed on empty air Hi: hand came down \vijh guilty sufffnes aijd for hck of anything better to do with it, he put It m (us pocket "Qli,' 1 )>° said. '.'Oh—«r—ar- um I beg youi pdidon '' Mote of the girl appeared He perceived thpt she hjd great ms colored ejcs trnt put )nrri in mind pf the sea at sundown, and a wide rnpulh which looked as if it w opted to laugh 'Go on, she said regaidmg h(rn somberly Don t Lf>t me stop you.' "Wc)l. I really—you know, I Wasn't That is, if jcu'll let rne explain . . .V Royalton stopped, a\Yiire (hat he was jittering. '" "I see," said the gii), "You didn't want an apple You were just mejsunng something' Making a calculation, peijiaps'" 'Why, how did you , nskcd Royalton, deciding upon a course of action "As a jna'tter of fact, that's just \\hat I vas"dqr i»B I was tijing to figure but where I'd diopped my watch."' • "Oh, I get it You dioppcd your watch and it stuck m the tree. ^ell, it ought to be e.isy to find I -suggest this Begin at the lop oi the tree and work down. You're bound to run it to earth that way." "No," Adid Royalton slowly, "I think it's pn the giound" "How convenient 1 " The girl swung d leg over tjie wall It was a silk-stockinged leg rf ;id offhandedly Hoyalion Augustus couldn't iccall when he'd seen a prettier one "Tell me, was it a good watch'" "Nothing wonderful! But .it _ veil, it |iad tentinient.il "value. You see, it was my grandf-Uher's.". "You oughtn't throw .your grandfather's watches around like said the girl severely. 1 ' this, . "Here, I'm coming down to look for it Help me down." ; t * * : TJOYALTON AUGUSTUS was emaptured to obey He did so with fervor. She landed heavily on her feet apd then stood, lal), sum and smiling, at hit. side. "You're not a baggage inan by- chance, are jou?" she inquired • : "No Why' "Oh, nothing thought" ''As a matter of Just a passing fact," said , Royalloji Augustus, "I'm in the adverlising business " "Well then, Vvhnt nre.yoii doing here?" the girl demanded. "There's nothing to advertise in this vi" cinity." lioyallon wasn't so sure. He wouldn't have minded at that moment roughing out n bit o£ copy about iris-colored eyes and hair close-cropped and smoky black. He said nothing'.tp this elfec!, however. Ordinarily he was a fiisj. worker, hut this girl ra'l.her took the wind out of him. She was so direct and—well, 'disconcerting. "I'm on my vacation," he explained. "Oh.' Well, let's Took- for (he W ^ C u'" Hcr cy . cs we !- e SI ;av P' b ^ 1 ity. "Where do you think you dropped it?" Illustration: by Scarbo »,. • * • • • •'"• ...".-' •*• . ' r ••- • .... ... .-:-,-ly PVK ,»'e'f neoas, rmssmg them.by Incftei. I pnc had baclityin oti il," sift said. " .: . ' ' At this point a golf ball floated !,??jly over lli.eii-heads, rn'issed the radiator of Royaitori's car by a fiair and settled'in the dust of the roadsj.de like a spent pigeon. The girt regarded it witjiput surprise •"That one had backspin on if"" she said. ."' •••-.- ' •"I,beg.your pardon.' 1 She picked up the ball. "Ronald, I expect," she said judicially. "Ronald?". ".Yes. But on.second thought, "•looks more like Wilfrid. -Ronald ciils th.ern .deeper." "I see,'' said R0yaltrtn bravely. •T|je girl laughed. ^.You couldn't possibly. You don't'know Ronald and Wilfrid." . " "••- " "Come ; to think pf it, you're r .'8ht," said .Royaifon. -''.Who are they?" ' : ;••'•, •'' "^They? , Oh, they're my fiances." "Eh?" • ; "My ; fiances: 'The man•< jjnt'go.-' inB.'tp-mafrr.' 1 ••!>••'•••' t'V ; '-\ . i; ," •"Fiances?-Ronnld? Wilfrid? The' lan you're going to marry?" Royalton sank down on the running board pf his car. ".Look here, you'll forgive mp if I appear a I'.ttle dutnb.' gut i don't think fvc tumbled y^t. Nosv"let's'"gct together. Have a. cigaret first." ' * * ' * ~ •' . ,, now, as I get it the position is this: There's Ronald and Wilfrid" and they're »th ypur. Riincis. '.Sat, being old- fashioned, you're only going to marry.one of them.' .Well, sdrne- body's going to get the thin end, aren't they?'.' ' "Not necessarily!'! Tlie girl shruggerl. "You sec, if I marry iionald I'm practically marrying Wilfrid. And it I marry Wilfrid . . well, to all intents and pnr- >oses, I've married Ronald. Get Hoyglton Augustus shook his lead. '.'After all, I'm just an ordi- nary'guy. And this thing is sort Of complicated." "Well, you see, Tjonald a!lci Wilfrid look exactly alike." ' ' "You inean they're twins?" She nodded." «Even' -worse. yliy I say (hat if I marry one, it's he same as marrying the other." Hoyalton puffed in silence for a minute. .' ' ' ." '.. "It ought to be.easy," he said ^t last. "Why don't ; you grab 'thfe first one.you see and call it a day? No use racking ypur brain; One pins the.saine.as another." : "•• The iris eyes seemed to take on a sober look. "But if youVe not sure whether you want a'pin .'-."." "Ah,"'said Royalto.ry wondering why. the sun shoiild appear so bright. "Thflt's another'story." . The ti ext instant . the clouds blew up. "• ....'•. •'•-' ' -.-'-.. "But' I guess l^ye got .-to .warit one," said the girl. »That explains' the.golf'baU.'"."" : - : '-.':•' "Not-to me, it doesn't," ''; • "Wcli; I don't'>know• why•;I'm' telling'you ^all' this,"'' she Vsmd. "But it's like'this: I'm' going .'to many either Spnald'br Wilfrid. . By that ••! mean, only one of them "But I can't decide which, oo we're settling it" on Saturdayr- with a.g'plt inatch." ' '*' ' ••'-•• • "Ronald against Wilfrid, eh? So they're golfers?" * '.'•..•"' "•':•' "They are not," said the girl disdainfully.. ".They're lhe'w,prl*s wqrst, both of : thcm.' : You'should see the lawn. ^Father's .nearly to s^e. ;Rpnald' : ari'd crazy, "I r?re>::r v^ s 1 -^-. ,'iunaiu AIIU 'Wjlfrid are here, practicing!" " ' "Tint's rigrrt, ••Y6 u ; i re 'smaiV'to "Qh, T catch on to Jhings fjuickly. Why don't they use 'the golf co.urse?" "' .''''"• ' ; "Father has neypr let them .use it. He's a.life member .of the cl.ub. He says he'd neyer live down tjie disgrace if they were seen there." "But the match?" " : " ' "'"".' "Oh, that's to be .in the garly morning. Before "anyone" pise""is up." Suddenly RoyaJIpn. Ippked at her. A wijp of dark .hair \Va3 chivying her left earlpbe'.' ffer profile was straight and flpc, .ending |n an I'lI-takeTCs're-qf-rny^elf chin. Ancl all at once, lie jsneV. Tliis was the girl. ,Tp end .'gjrli\ "I,ppk," lie. said boldly. ""Is this a private, twpspme? 'Of cari ahy- body get in?"' ': "••'••' '•• (To Be Continued) \l three ycare. 8% words; at four cause for retardation in speech: fears, 1540 words; at, five years, Inability to talk should call fcr .BW words, and at six years, 2562 an immediate examination of the' words. I hearing.' The rapidity with which lan-1 Youngsters mho live in inslitu- ;uage development occurs depends • lions for dependent children arc on the cilorts lo teach the child. | slow to acquire language in matt a. clnltl spends but little time '-- "'•-' " ' ' •''•••' n the company of adults and hears ml limilcri nmonnls of speech, his angiragc development, will be slqw- cr than In llie case ot'tlic cliild urrounded by talkative acl'iills who cally raakc an cffprl lo'leach him o enunciate properly. fcnln'l rctardaticn Is, In many ases, the cause of slowness In the development or language ability. :'hc exact decree of the associa- ion bclwccn rncnlal relardallpn and the .auiiilslllcii of speech has not been determined. Studios cf feeble-minded children showed language, retardation*In'all instances. Sltidics cf fiipcrior crill- rirpd showed acceleration ia the development, of spcnklng ability, ChH-. drcn who talk unusually.early are probably superior mentally. Feeble minded childre In talking, arc always late It camtct bo assumed that all children who are late in 'talking are feeble grinded, ( O r there are other causes for the delay. Defective speech apparatus "may be responsible. There Is a disorder known as word deafness In which the "child, although he hears sounds, cannot term the associations "necessary for giving meaning to the ' word . Deafness Is also a 'common tcr what their intelligence may be because they (is not have opportunity for hearing speech of the right sorl. often enough. Children cf siipur.-ar inheritance and intelligence may be slow in learning to talk because they are cared for by nurses who do not understand the need for talking to' 1 the children under llieir "care, Perhaps the nurse may be limited in expression mid may be sjovcnly in her speech. Naturally, the Mind Your' Manners Test your knowledge of correct social usage by aiuifering.ilie fol- lOH-lng questions, the,,'' checking against. the authoritative answers below: '•'.'•" 1. If you arc having a luncheon, should you use candles on the table? •: "•" • ' '•'•' 2. Is It customary to use a damask cloth which completely covers the table fcr n luuciicoii? s '••'."."' 3. Should 'lunch napkins match the' td^lc covering? : ' ' • ..' '<• Is It cprrjcct.to use bread arid youngster will "dcvclcp the' same v 1; ls il , C f"f9t-iff use taulty habits of talking. ;| flutter plates at lunch? Occas.lonally a,child is.slow in'i \ Vh f n ^ nBlt of grapefruit is jccasionauy a.cluld is slow m'l •••"-" » n.nu 01 grapeirua is irning to talk'because he dots ' (s ° rvccl ?° r . a.'jlrst course, should t need to learn. He revives between the sections be ch constant attention Hint M*' "moved? lea r not' sucli constatit attention that his 1 wants are anticipated. By merely making a grunting .sound and pcinling to an object, he secures vhat he desires. Parents ivlio arc! over-anxious may •develop a spirit- of resistance in t|ic chlicl so that the youngster will not make his' best effort. He may becpiiie dls- ccuraged, \ylilch causes his language development to lag. : Mechanic Rictes on N r o.'-t3 COEUk p'ALENE, Ida. (UP)— Salvaging p'arls'frcm 73 atltamp- blles and trucks, L. K. Stewart, Hayden 'Lake' mecVianlc,' built "a tractor which will-make 35 miles an hour on the open'road, ' ; What wpulrt ytfu'SSy If— ' Your hostess keeps urging a second helping on you, 'and you 'do not wish it. Would you say— • <a)-' ! rir> thanks? I'm fined to the bilm'>9 ' " ''.. .' " ' (b):"No thank .you. But It cer- < (airily js vdelIciotis"K (c) "I cduldn't- swallow a another 1. -No. 3. Yes. 4. Yes. 5. Yes. Answers ,??st."\yhat Would YOU DO" lutton—<b>;' •-

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