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PACT FOUR " T^ BLYttrtJVttLE C<flJMht 1S6W8 1 ' COUIUBk MEW6 CO, PUBUSHEfta ; :• .p;' : R..'BABCOCK, Mltflf •-.-.-' .. H. W. HAINK, AOrertisuig Manager. Bole NaiioMl AdmUsing RepnteoUitrtc • The Ttemu P. ClM* Co. Inc, New York, Phlliuielpbl*, AtlaaU, DtlUt, San Antoclo, B*n ftanctaco, Cbic*g6, fit. Louli. Published Jitwjr >.:^tnooo Except Sunday. Entered u Mcood cluj matter *t Uu post office tt BlythefUle, 'Ajlwnsas. under act ol Congrw* October t, 1917. by. the United Press •- ; . .^SUBSCRIPTION KATES ,.f By carrier In the city of BIythcvllle, 15c per-t week or jt.X per year In advance. Bjr null within i radius of 50 mile*, (3.00 per y«»r, »JJO for *br months, 85c for throe months; by mail in po«ui zoom..tjro, .to *!*, Incliisi^,. Mountain, attract us because they re- SWE Se jr5££ ^ *»' ** T "^ te f € us »" Wof a vanished ,4 Ba///e of Long Ago There is something e^mn'cfy Tnter*-'' 1 * 'esting about the impending celebration ' of the 150th anniversary of tlie battle 'of Kings .Mountain, in-8outh"Carolinurv.- Anything connected with the Revolu- tion'is interesting, to begin with. Despite the efforts of the. de-bunking school of historians, most of us persist in looking on thut era as a sort of golden • age, when men ind'issues were sketched in clear colors, either definitely white or unmistakably 5 black.' We "enjoy any • kind of .public celebration ^tliat takes us back to those days. ''- * ••' • Even more: appealing; though, is that queer, inexplicable sense of quaintness, of story-book pageantry, that an affair like this at Kings Mountain brings 'to us. Going back to that far-off battle is like looking at something through the wrong end of a. p'a'ir of field glasses. Everything s'eerris ; 'reduced. The colors are clear, but the figures arc tiny. Kings Mountain was one of the decisive combats of .the. revolution. . It altered Lord Cormvallis' southern campaign so materially 'that his final capture at Yorktown was' its. Ipgical corollary. In its' way, it was as'important ••• to the colonial cause as Saratoga. . But . what a small scale it was pitched on!' Colonel Ferguson, .the ,British commander, had only a little better than 1000 soldiers in his command. The mountaineer levies that swarmed down on Kim were about"equal" in number. At;the end of the''.battle tlie British suffered *3S4 * casualties, exclusive of prisoners; the Americans had lost 90 men. : It is hard to realize that such a diminutive conflict could have helped settle the destinies of .the two greatest '-• nations on earth today. .In the Civil War a fight of that she would'have been little more than a skirmish; in thu World War it would have passed utterly unnoticed. Yet few American armies have fought to better effect'than that army at Kings Mountain.' ' "" Consider, coo, the old-fashioned pic- turesqueness of the thing. The British, in their'red'coats with white facings, were on the summit of.the mountain; the colonials, in buckskin shirts and coonskin caps, came up in u long, steady line. ' Everything was quite in • the old, colored-lithograph manner, " '"?*f. ' '" ~ "* 'T7yT^*™*~" officers vi'avhig'their s\v6r<ls'"rmd platoons going into action in solid, shou!der-to-shoul(lor ranks. Try comparing; thnt with a modern battle sccncl •• Yet the lighting that day was quite an . 'bitter ns anything in J018, The man ^yho got, killed by a round bullet from a? Revolutionary iliijtlock became quite | il«|a4"if the doughboy 01 thu World blowrY tp bits by a hlgh- . Tlia| battle looks ijuuint, : ,... v ,-. i ., J . , ce . b'it It had no quaint^ ness;for.jhe.'nic/] who took part in it> .lT9<ia#rthouKli, it is interesting to look back on. The ceremonies at Kings feLYTHEVi't,LE,JARK.) COtJRIRR NEWS . day-.... An^ it-may be that it is good ''for;, W to, realize ill a I some of the foumiation-slonu. of modern bigness The Windmill Cuba -'M. Rome C. Sloulicii'on. vice-president of the American Bankers Association, can say the sweetest tilings; Ho says that American- business win^cmcrge from Us state of depression and scorr resume'Its natural robust appearance. Now, thai'.Is-cnoiigii to cause Busier Keajon (o txert hiinsclf and turn loose a big smile. I certainly hope Mr. Stcplienson knows as much about (haVSs 'Bobby Jones doss about p!«ying golf and makes 'a liols-ln.one e'vc'ry shot. People will make mistakes. Since the grand jury., h«s,v}«utrtctl lt.s campaign' against loan sharks, nnd Is putting so many money lenders behind, bnrs,--l wish now that. I hadn't let that fellow borrow a dime from me yesterday. I don't see. why the grand Jury didn't notify mp of .their intentions beforehand. I'll not be caught .napping again, by George. I'bought me an alarm clock this morning. -/.-.- . * -Y- * Fcr Etvcrnl *yenrs i have Jjcen planning on how to manage my affairs to best advantage, and now. at last, i have It well laid not. I Just had to lay It out someway because It's dead.' There, will'be no funeral, however. I'm going to have It embalmed nnd put it with my other collection of dead Jobs. Ono' go:d' thing nboiit horseshoe pitching is that you can throw the game and still be on tho level, SIDE GLANCES By George Clark The home town boy at bat. UuWASHINGTON LETTER The- congressman who made Iho proposal ,.that;advertising space bq sold,on postage slnuips hopes, of course, thnt It will be carried out to the letter. Even after the prohibition question Is settled the barbei- will still want to know It It will bo wet or dry. The fuel the 1030 grape crop In New York stntc will be 10,000 tons smaller than tliat of a year ngo may mean that farmers there are .not interested in raisin crops this year. The trade journal-which announced Ihat tnll furnilure'was going out of fashion was anxious, .no doubt,.to give* you tile low CcEmeticians are-doing an increasing business. And it may bo because even the good dye young Ihcso clays. If Ihor.c South American president llilnk theyjifodr.lt'tough, let them be thankful they are noW tlie president of a state university trying"; IB v get an' Appropriation from Hie legls- lalure. OUT OUR WAY By Williams T Teu. . ] LEAP I HE COOLO OJ BE Of=^ \W A 3\f-f^{ . OM TH 1 OTHER <s\oe Cuvz WrtEM HE A ' OTfAER V-ECb HAFTA Op -TOO. FORCER DAT wrioT GoT MIMO 1. \WASM' BORNEO \M\1H Gf 1ROMSOM PvAMMlM OM THAT sre&o AM' MAvW HI-S, GifT AvsWiV FROM; D/VT HORSS By RODNEY DUTCHER NEA Servlue Writer ' WASHINGTON.- Politicians are politicians and that Is why the Republican state convention in New- York, by a three to one vote, declared fo rthc repeal of the Eighteenth Amendmqnt and the return of.the liquor problem to the individual states. A month before the convention. It was commonly believed among those most conversant with state politics in New York that the Republicans would adopt a straddling >lank on prohibition in an al- ernpt to keep the upstate drys appy as well as the New York city •ets. But politicians are politicians raid t is not, much fmi being a poli- .clnn unless you can win an elec- ion once in n while and get your ,»rty into office. The New York Republicans ore Ircd of losing stale elections. For ears now they have had a ratlc governor and two United ita'.es senators. Their weakness In he state enabled New York Demo- rats lo produce a strong presidential candidate in 1928 and tire haiiccs ere that another New York Democratic governor will be the tronsrcst- contender for the Demo- :ratic nomination in 1932. G.' O. P. »t Disadvantage About all tlie attention the Re- mtltcan parly in New York has at- racted through the country has been in comiccllon wilh prohiW- :cn scandals In New York city ancl the uninspiring efforts of Republican stale legislators to thwart lovernors Al Smith and Franklin D. Rocsevelt. It has never been questioned by' anyone that, Insofar as any state can be tagged^as wet or dry. New Ycrk Ins been wet. With tho D»:n- ocrata of the state mUttnntly wet, .lie Republicans -have obviously teen al a dls.idviuilage when dry or straddling. There nrc more di-ys. apparently, in the. New York Republican party Limn In Ihe New York Democratic parly. Bui that didn't win the G. O. P. any statewide eleciimis. In 192|j the drys entered an independent senatorial candidate who took away enough voles to defeat Senator James W. Wadsworl. 1 !, who conic out wet, but the New- York Republicans doublless figure that that sort ot thing can't gs on forever. Independents Never Serious Independent dry candidates sometimes have a distinct nuisance value—and so have independent wet candidates—but they are never serious contenders in a campaign. The infinitesimal voting strength ol the old Prohibition party indicates how difficult It is to draw voters away frcm [he major parties (o "waste" their ballots on a strictly dry ticket. All this was obvious enough irtien, at a psychological moment out stepped U. s. District Attor- dlate- lowering effect upon - the blooil pressure Is due to extensive loss of blood. The poison ol tte honey bee Is a dangerous poison to Weed vessels and Its ads as 'a marked stumlant of smooth miucle, such as that of the heart and of the lining of the intestines. It caura the uterus (3 contract, as well as (he bronchial tubes. Obviously, the poison of a honey bee It a dangerous substance, and when Injected Into the bcdy in large' amounts, such as follows multiple toe stings, becomes a menace to life itself. The person who has suffered multiple bee stings should, therefore, be put promptly to retf flic action of his toart and of his kidneys should be watched care- i"»y. If his blocd pressure falls rapidly, h e w m require support for the blood pressure in order to sustain his life. The Editor's Letter Box Campalgn Funds (To the editor:) An editorial entitled "Campaign Funds" in a late Issue of your paper, is one of the m^st,sensible, editorials I have seen in a long time. You say "the s'.ate's corrupt practice act In-so-far as it Imposes a limit upan the campaign expenditures of candidates is a big joke." You never told a bigger truth, and again you say that "candidates and their campaign organizations ought to be required to submit detailed statements of con- trlbuticns and expenditures" is a splendid suggestion. H a candidate for governor spsnds b!s limit of S5.000 and his friends put up $50,000 or $75,000' fcr his election or nomination, undoubtedly no candidate has such, friends that will put up that amount of money without, any hops of reward and yet they do it. Hamp Williams, Hot Springs, Ark. ?OCTOBER % 1930 'THE • .,__ AQOijT 3IO MIUION C06(C Avtes or WAT£« IN THE SEA. IF SP«E-AO E.VENUY ov£R TWH .EXRTH'S SURFACE, ir MAKU A SEA ONE ANP ON£-fYALF MILES BIRTH OF GORGAS accredited with preventing the enormous sacrifice of life that otherwise would have ensued among men not acclimated to the tropics. In 1014, he was made surgeon- general with the rank of brigadier-general. Two years following, ha was elevated to major-general and, in 1918, has retired. He died ney Charles H. Tuitle of New York with his resignation and tlie public assertion that the Elghtsnt.'i Amendment could not bs enforced and ought lo ba repealed. After that it was jusi a question whether the G. o. P. would take Ilia full plunge and advocate repeal in so many words or go wet in some milder fashion. But Tuttle was the outstanding candidate. No one else in Eight seemed lo have nny chancs to brat, Roosevelt and Tnttle seem- crt a sironged nun than the usual Republican candidate in New York. So the party took the plunge. In Oilier States The New Ycrk situation naturnl- y rcnifiKls one of what has happened this year In the Important normally Republican slates of New Jersey, Illinois, Massachusetts nnd Pennsylvania. Republicans o( New Jersey went wet, after the ovcnvlieljniiig primary nomination of Dwlght Morrow for senator on top ot his wet declaration. The Democratic party was wet anyway and its senatorial candidate undoubtedly would have defeated any Republican dry. Republicans of Illinois ere now we', ar.d Uier senatorial candidate. Mrs. Ruth Hanna McCormtck, has been repudiated by tlie Anti-Saloon League, which is backing an independent dry candidate. More votes for the two wet can- dfctntes, Eben Draper nnd "Bossy" Gillis, were, cast in tha Massachusetts Republican senatorial primary lhan for William ,\i. Butler, the dry, who won. Inference is that Butler would have beer, beaten by wet Mr. Draper except lor tlie Gillis complication. Tlie Democratic parly there is wet and be- caiuc of thnt, (act. Butler Is likelj lo be clcfe.-ilcd in the election. Fi>.-misylvania Republicans r:nve no Democratic competition so the} have usually been able to smother prohibition as an issue. Tile two wet candidates for the G. O. P. gnbermtcrinl nomination pollct 250.000 more, voles than Gifforf Pinchot, the winning dry, ofler the wets had forced the machine candidate to adopt a moist attitude. . On Oct. 3, 1Q54, William C. Gor- in 1920, a year after he accepted a gas, distinguished American sani- . contract to carry out a sanitary tarian. famed tor eliminating yd- . program for the government bf low fever in Havana and Panama, • Peru. . '• .; " | - ' _:_ ! the : Hen Lavs Effff Everv from. • V, B , s J V ~ Day In Frying Pan \vs born at Mobile, Ala. After he graduated from University of tlie South and the Bellcvuc Hospital Medical Col- [ ege, he was appointed a surgeon in ' he army. Sent to Havana, Cuba, allowing the Spanish-American Var, Oorgas, as chief sanitary of- icer, succeeded in ridding the city f yellow fever. For this Congress irnde him assistant surgeon-general healthful conditions for workers luilding tho Panama canal and is Victim of Multiple Bee Stings Is in INeed of Immediate Rest IJY nit. MORRIS 1-ISIinciS' | son was then Injected into various F.ililcr, Journal of Ihc Amcricin i an i m als with a view to finding Its MciUcal Association, anrl of Hy- I effects upon the body. Following C cla, the Health M^aiinc | l nec tion of Die poison. Hie blood \V.hcn a ratileMiakc stings a hu- j pressure fell Irnn-jdlRtcly. After 10 man being, certain definite etunge j minutes, the ulood pressure ocgan takes place in the body. Tlie poison ' t5 rise again nnd in the course of of Ita rattlesnake has the power ; all hour would practically regain lo break down (he blood, as a result i ts original amount. of which purple spots will appear ! Th lninc i i( .,, of , ,.„,. .....i, ' ""»"' "^ ^ ^ honel' - ™**z** - — » dcnlng with tl:a development of a whrnl nnd a surrounding area of redness. When the venom frrxn C i?ht lioney bees was Injected in- lo a rabbit, it causod the heart to be affected noticeably and at the cud of 15 minutes the raWifs heart beats were leo fcebl" to lift the recording lever ce In many ways the roaction fol- j lowing Ihe Injection of a vcryi small quantity of tlie poison o! the I rattlesnake Is llic same ns that ; whlclv follows the slmg of a honey , bee. In order to determine any! relationship which might exist be- '. tween Hie iwo types of poison. : Doctors H. E. Essex, J. Markowilz ', nnd K. C. Mann carried out .1 series ! I'itli tlie rank of colonel. WINGATE. Durham, (UP)— A laying an egg daily in the frying pan of the -Southern pantry for ninny weeks. Germans Adopt Scottish Pastime gor Training BERLIN. (UP>—Scotland will have to look out for Itself now or one of these days she will nnd a stalwart German turning up at the Higliland Games and carrying off all the prizes for sports that have hitherto been exclusively Scottish. The German Army, it is announced, has just adopted tossing the caber as part of its physical instruction course, and the Relchs- wehrmen are proving fipt pupils, handling -ihe great tree-log with still and muscle. SMART BEARS WHITEHALL, N. Y. <UP)— Tlie bears at Ghcst Hollow, north of here, have learned lo smear their bodies with rosm from -pine • trees -.„„, lon , ,,„,,, , iv i I She " irlv «s- every morning bc-'| ar.d ton wallow iri mud.. befo-e From 1904 to 1913 he establish- tween I'O and 11 o'clock and piss-1 invading the numerous bee-hives i and maintained remarkably es through the__ kitchen into the j for honey. -Bees can't sink their pantry, "whejre Ihe skillet is kept! stingers through such armor ready for her on the floor. I thai. ec appears to be identical with that Tr.c venom was outaliifd from I of the pkon of a "raUlrnnke It the bees by aneshctlzins them : breaks down the red blooa oils with chloroform and than punc- . and causes considerable deslructio-i turing the venom. Eack, This p:i-, u> <h» blotf. Xo doubt the imn-.e- Mrs. Brown, Executive Mrs. Brown, housekeeper of scarcely more than a generation ago, was a skilled laborer. The Mrs. Brown of today is an executive. She has turned over much of her work to mechanical appliances. Much of her cooking has been placed in the hands of manufacturers of foods. -Most of her sewing is done for her by the makers of clothing and household furnishings. Freed from drudgery by modern inventions, she has become a manager. The advertisements in her daily newspaper have enabled her to be a better director of the affairs of her home than any woman of any past generation, She is primarily an intelligent buyer-. _. 'She spends 85 per cent of the family income. The/care with which she reads the advertisements and the wisdom with which she acts on them determine tile-health, happiness and prosperity of her household. = V. She studies every new and every accepted product that-might benefit her in her business of home management. She compares values. She is an expert in getting one hundred cents'\vorth of comfort, protection and satisfaction 'for every dollar she spends. She reads the advertisements every day. On them Mrs. Brown's efficiency depends.

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