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FMUVfUB BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ZBB OOOUBl KIWS OO, PUBLUHSW O. B. B4BOOCK. MMor E. W. StOOf. AMKM1V 0ol« NiUonil Adrertuttc RepnwnttUw Arkuiu Okilia, Inc, Ken York, CWr»to, St. Louii, D»Ui«, XA™»« City, UcapUt. Ertry AftCTnaon Eg*ptBUP<Uy. Entered *E second clue Butter at UK poet office »t B:ythcvUk, Arkalian. under act oj couffreu, October 9, 1917. Serveo DV me United fiat SUBSCRIPTION RATES By curfer In the City or BlvUicvUis, 15c per week or $6.50 per year In *aran-v.. By mill within « ndhu of 50 leUee, $3*) per fcsr, tl.M tar «lx mentis, 85e far Ihrte mocth*; by mail In postal zones two to tlx. Inclusive, t«.50 per jenr, In zones seven artf eight, »10.0S per year, payable In advance. Results of Repeal The recent discovery -by u number of United States senators that repeal of prohibition lias not liecii an unmixed blessing, even from the viewpoint of the citizeii who likes an occasional drink, is no news to the rank and iile of Americans, who found it out shortly after the constitutional b;m on intoxicants was lifted. 01 course we in Arkansas are not supposed to know anylliing about it. But some of us have learned by word of mouth or personal expeditions to the moist region to the north of us that regulations designed to make a good citizen out of the liquor traffic are of little practical effect. Besides that, and maybe more to the point, the common rui^of legal whisky seems to be no great improvement over the stuff that was available in the dry decade. And it is a lot more expensive. The fact of the matter is that in the burst of, enthusiasm with which repeal was put across all the high- minded scientific ideas for handling the liquor traffic were forgotten. The bars were let down and no worthwhile safeguards against abuse were provided. About all that was done was to plaster on taxes so severe as to make the cost of good liquor prohibitive to the ordinary customer, with the result that the business opportunity in the bootlegging trade remained just about as good as it ever was. i The country doesn't want to'go back to prohibition. But it ought to overhaul the present situation. And if the state of Arkansas gets around to legalization of whisky it is our pious hope that the problem will receive careful advance study to the end that we may handle it in a better way than most of the other states. Improvements Mayor Shane is making (jixxl hid promise to put the city of Blythuville back on its financial feet. An operating "profit" of S8,'118 for the year recently ended has marie possible a substantial reduction in accounts payable, and another year of the siimc kind of management should put the city on easy street so far as current operating costs are concerned. The bonded debt presents :i more difficult i>roljlcm. Due to sharp decline in assessed valuation Ihe lax set up to care for this debt is no longer adequate. The city is running behind on its bom) obligations and that is something that can't be permitted lo go on indefinitely. to Fundamentals School children in Soviet itussia, says a current dispatch from Moscow, are going buck to the old-time ADC's, mid study them much as school children do elsewhere. Kor a long time the youngsters in the primary grades in Hussiii have been getting good doses of "dialectic materialism" and "economic determinism," and so on — stuff that would be over the head of the average high school pupil in America. Now the Soviet authorities have at last discovered that it doesn't work. The kids simply can't take it in. And one wonders if the resultant shift back to simpler and mere prosaic methods of pedagogy isn't more or less symbolic:. Hunning a nation on purely theoretical lines is a line idea, maybe, but compromises with reality are inevitable. A school child .is a .--chool child, the world over. His introduction lo the three R's is apt to be pretty much the same under Marx as under thu benighted capitalists. THURSDAY, MAY 3, 11)34 Relief Supplies (or Convicts Ham and butter, Intruded to licit the unemployed and helpless over an iicutc crisis lire being served at Tucker penitentiary to Hie convicts, while hundreds of lx>i;s, raised by tlw slate, are dying from luck of vaccine. H is nn undeniable fuel Hint the Mute of Arkansas has lost at li-mt u thoiiKinid head oi hogs through failure to have them vncciniilcd. » » * Regardless of whether Ihe state administration Is permitted under the rules of the ERC lo mnkc such disposition of smpliis food supplies, ll is almost inconceivable that President Itootcvclt would endorse the piacticc of Hiving surplus food supplies lo convicts, housed on a f»rm containing several thousand acres of rich land, when Inw-ubidlni; citi/ens, with no opportunity to earn u living, must \vnlk the streets and teg for food unit shelter. And regardless of what the rules might 1», I do not believe (lie federal government intended lo assume a responsibility [hut rightfully belongs lo the state of Arkansas. —Walter Sorrclls, Jr., in Pine Bluil Commercial. I can't remember doing anything for Kentucky. But llie appointment wns easy. A senator fixed It up. —Rc\ M. GihiLOrc. Philadelphia sportsman, now a Kentucky colonel. * » * We haven't scratched t.iic surfuc2 of Biblical knowledge yet. We don't know one-tenth oi tlic truth, historically speaking. —Sir Charles Mnrstoii, famous British antiquarian. * • * I am going lo go out ftnd educate Ihe slate of California in economics nml good government. —George Creel, candidate for governor. The sorriest job I ever had has been in me United States Senate. — Senator Hiiey Lous of Louisiana. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark !Strange Blood Disease Most lliuiisrivfc worked up until do not rely on my knowledge nml , ability us they should. They an I Otlen Occurs in Childhood SMu^ and as n?itlier could remenibvi i Jusl wlial it was or the paper i,| IIV Dlt. .MOnltIS F1SIIBKIN | As you have no doubt noted | was in 1 could not help them. The} Kdilcr, Journal of the Amerlrar Mcdk-al Association, am! of Hygc-U Ihc Health Magazine l.alc-ly you mlsht havj tend alxml children In v.hom ilir: s 1 ,liits blood cells were Increasing I in amount so thai death occurred rather promptly thereafter. Th? condition is cajled leukemia, leiikccylheinln, anil a variety of oilier iKuiK-'.s. The cause of this strange mtil- :u!y is unknown. H is to severe !u dLsriuii! that the child usually j dies within one wecE: lo Iwo months after It hi'pjns. Acut'.' leukemia occurs most frequently n childhood, although it may occur at any age. Normally a human teing has about 7,500 white blood cells in every cubic millimeter of blood. In tlv_> condition called leukemia the white blood cells increase very rapidly in amount and may reach figures of from 100,030 t'-> 1.000,000 white blood cells for every cubic millimeter of blood. As the white blood cells increase, the red bleed cells decrease and tile ltd coloring matter of the red blocd cells breaks down. Under such conditions death usually follows. Obviously in a condition of thus type, the doctor dous everything that he possibly can to fixni results, these blood u-.--.rs- usicns may I;? v-rabl; numbers. Biven In consiti- ! the X-ray has |H---:I ssed to control the excess activity of the bone marrow in lemind me of many of the uii-m-l bprs of the church 1 managed si I \an-j. always worked tip about I sumethins; but iinubi? lo m wlial it is «lii'ii you questioi which thi? white blood .uimecl. However, the tell:: a:e rent-tic-!!.;' Fivr Slaj;r^ of Ih'unkeiitirss lo Micli treatment sometimes KIV I nKND - °'' e - 'Ul')—There aril 10 promii'.cm mat it may f inc- i " ve su = cs ui urmikenncf.s. Clrnil I ••srary to gire repealed blood Ju "' fc '• E - J - D " ff >' lnstruct«'| transfusions before using tli: X- '"• at ™ >< ; ™ llrl J" r >', trying H ca-;,| Ll . . lb i... uuni'iili'il from justice conn .Tnc.'f ' ( IJ 0 .nrc, he said: Joto.se. lai.-hrymi morose, bellicose, comatose. '] jury brought in nn uiiadornct| verdict of guilty. ray, so the patient may lo withstand tha r:su!U; of trealment. This type of di<raso hns IKTII known lo the medical profr*lo'i for a !o:ig time. While uvs? cases may have a morbid in 1 , rest for many of us, they are no: tie-.v lo doctors and they are fully most textbooks practice of medicine. of CHURCH EXCUSES Bv Gt». W. Barium ANNOUNCEMENTS llie Courier Ne*i lias been au I thorixed to announce the follcnvm I s= candidates tor public oilice, sub I Jcct to the Democratic pnmur I nc-xt August: For County .rudi;p 2AL n. HARRISON GEORGE W. UAUHAM For Mem CLINTON L CALDWELL sustain the tody ujninst the attack *vilh [he. hope thai eventual- j ly it will be able lo throw olf s.uppcse the reason EO few i)b really know that I urn a | man of, quite considerable knmvl- j edge and ability is that, I do noli talk very much except, on sixcial i .occasions v.-hcre I feel inni Ij She disturbance by the process ! should BIVJ iume one the advantage I | of nature u hicli lends toward re- ! of my vast store of knowledge ] 1 i covcry in most disease conditions. ' by giving advice Then too when "This is (he fnnrlh time they have stood US lip. Why Hcnc?, the chief method ofjl nm not willing I am usually do vou keep on askini; them''" ' i trraU »s tllis 'i'l* of disease is iti j thinking or,d in ihis way l find - ". --- II ___ , ___ I inject, blood into (he body uiiva- no (rouble in keeping abreast of ly through a vein, v/itli I lie hops the limes. I think without doubt Dim the injected blood will pro- j this is what made me Iho valuatic vid: tlvj necessary attacking ele- ] church toartl chairman that I mcnls and also with the liopr '.hat . found :ny sell to te. My son-in- The Editor's Letter Box To tlic editor:] Tax Whisky and Iliu-ing With n great deal of pleasure 1 | lollcc that Judge Futrcll lias nn- nomiced for governor again nnd T I sincerely hope that lie will again'; noniinaied and without any op- I position. He took charge of the j stale government when it wns ah- loluU'iy bankrupt, with nothing in • the slate treasury lo ojicrate th? i stale affairs or its b'usincss, and today Ihc stale's credit is becoming sound again. This has been brought about- because the financial world hns absolute confidence In Ills honesty and financial nbil- ily. The ixrople should, nnd I Ix- licve they will, keep liiui in powe:- until the slate Is on its feel ngain | in a financial way. j Now lids condition cai\ -be' brought about by some mcaiis' quick. 1 know his sentiments from a morn! slniidiwinl and know that he- Is opposed lo some of Ihc things that I feel con be used to hurry this relief, and am goint! to suggest them for what they arc worth, ttiul while I do so 1 know that some people will howl nt my suggestions. I say first repeal the slate Ixmc dry law and enact some sensible- law lo govern the sale of liquors. We have lour times more liquor now In Mississippi county Mian we ever h:ul in the days of open Saloons and '.ve have equal amount of ilnmk.' : with the Increased, ninoimi of liquors sold by boot- lcgrjcr. c , ami neither the sla'.c nor I the national government, pels one ct-ut revenue, and slill wo iiave tli" drunks and liquor and we wllli continue to have it until we en- I act some sensible law lo govern Its sale. Now I feel and know that this matter cannot be controlled by officers or huv. Any sensible man knows lhat you can't control Ihe appetites of the people aiid as long us you try U jusl lhat lone you will find that it is impossible. We ha',c had several yrri:s of the attempt whi<"h has proven a failure. Now let us iry to n-qukUc such iniitlcrs and we how [hat will work. Let us look at these | matters from a sensible and p:ac- j licfii standpoint. Pass a law to i control the sale and then you will I put llie bootlegger out of business. I Put a ivuj-omble tax on thr ^.ite j and put M:ch in the hands of co-or! | responsible men who will do the right tlimt: and protect the .'tale's interest I know Him some era/y prohighs will hoot at my' snmics- tions Iml I care very little" for) what any one says about me. I'm | not a candidate for cither office '• or matrimony and just lei ihom runt. I'm looking at the common interest o[ ihe stale and people, regardless of what, sonic Hun':: or soy. The n.ne and county needs the revenue raid l feel ami know that (liin;, can't be worn* than they arc AI present. We ha\c the liqi:or. no have the drinks, and Iho stiii" :-.or national f;ovc:i,:ncnt gets ue:h:n s for Irvine lo be i : ,nr- al by sta>;i'» bone dry. Lois try Eoaictlimi: rise and gel icsulis. I Ef.y p.t^ ,,i c rach-.s bill nnd let Hot Spring and other )i'.,iccs that want ho-,r-c taccs have them and pass a l.r.v authorizing the stale lo collea ;, certain amount fiom each lirki-t -. 0 ]d. This will clve the •••tat': quite an amount in help pay the Male's debts nnd run Ihe stale piU'iuuiciu. Slalc mailers imiM br r.innaged In a scn.-ihle: biismess -.\,iy like private nijisers end we m ::n find llie «ay 10 »ct money ;o do these thincs rTnd while we i-. 0 w hai-e the eviis (hat LJ I *ix:ak of we can't make it any 1 worse but I know that we can !m- ! prove mailer,, by doing win- I have Ensiled. More auor. John B. Drive: tuxore, Ark. < Ituffalo ttill Shuwmjii Dead j CADIZ. O. (UP)—John C. Ilow- jjird. I!!, n showman of Ihe old I school, who spent 15 years with ' liiiflalQ Hill's Wild West show, including Ihe Palis Exposition, diet! :.crc recently. ;; . . the new bleed supply will to able law and hired imin are like lot.-; ot to tukn care of the nesds oi thejfolki. allow themselves t-j yet agil- hxly which arise iKcanse its indjalcd over questions both chuicli blood cells have been destroyed. 'and slat 1 .-. FC> lo speak and get Kcir Sheriff and Cnlloctiir CLAHIiNCE H. WILSON 01 Re-election lor Second Ti-nJ For County Treasure (' JOE a. DlM.AHUN'l'Y ROLAND GliliEN t'ur Cirruit Court (.'Icrk HUGH CfiAIG ADDISON surra R. B. ISIiEET) STOUT I-'or County Court C'lcrk FRED PLEEMAN For Re-Election for 2nd Terni For Assessor R. Ij. tBILLY) GAINES U. C. (IKE) HUDSON l-'nr Constable of ChickasaKba TDHiuship JACK ROBERTSON < }ii:<:i.\ iu:iiu -i-anAY 1.1M: ^tlll).\l. \\lto crtLl ITii *i-l\,-.. ''flip <:.-,!, ilfl SUIrrk' 1 ir:,!,!'/*. p,.rt,,«n,.r» ulrlt II IHH--H ,-lr,-u*. <-r).\ OA\-|]J. :inhiinl lr:,i,ti-r, i* In lovp v him rlf ^ 11 c, r< 'In lin-n 'I HAI- I'll Hit. t c-linr. In fnrui l:\ku Iii.m Ilir [i:i|>r/t> null U tnUrn In lln,. 1,-iHl'r »,inl (i, Illll <lin< "M:i,!cllui'- \i ill mill Iravm u 1,'IE,-.- Trlllnu JlnriiKi in I'untlnue ilu- fiiiiirr^iinnli mill she In l.r-ll 'il.rn Mil,I, line C.K'S on ^Illi III,- i-irrit!<. MIW <;o n\ WITH THE STOHY CMArTKIl VII A Kl.'SKKKAI, iiall. Ihick and * iicavy. Innii: over the circus. Tin* cro'.v liaiu. with U?!ltb and li::il ilt'iMiMetl liy [lie time Con and Mink-line HMi'hcd the siding u-here l!:e Pulliraiis sitffitl, bat the per- f.'niiL'rs shiMtl in litlie gronrs oil ihe Ciatk^ m iilaUiirni with no in Iralimi rif in is in:; *n early, iten- fio^ [iai-ei] llie traveled 1'oaillied, his liiimis ianiineii in his po<?k< liis Itku-k Innw? meetiiu; in a scowl. l.:i llellt. 1 Maiilde. his wife, sat ou n heavy snilonsp. "'.Veil. \vliaTy Ihc vcniicl7" IJcu- firo ilfiiiinuloil whou tlic couple ap- pvi::\rlirrl. ir ; ^ lolil him what the iloc- s:iid. "l! will he a lony :-lio can work." gho her to lucid oxprreslon in tliclr In-own depths the Link 1 mir^ nnttul ;ni iiiiiuiiiiia! [it;i ]iomi;r.s t-'ii/e (<>'ik waJls. llie ciiriiollr-ss l c;isoiuriii window starched cinl:ii:L:-: eniiruL'k'fl lahEn lirs Then she trierl Lo n iicr Ijcidy ci!i-;isci| i that tniriiC4t lifco n ln;t hoM her rii-it], Kv used tn uticy ihe iiie J-'-i vy riiid (M n .^locl s loriurirm t-n her h: •oni v,r:.s H roartn;-' in iior able acliu r«s ll alive were imp: is ([iir-pr. niiif-U JHMC!, :ui ini"l'.-i n^h snn-rihiii ru-fl with in \ t skull and ^eekiii^ vclc'iinu. Her il were cracried anil swnllra. lu-r r;.c liils like lead. Kla> tried M >-|>:-!i to ask where slie w;is. ln:t '.al^ : lioarsc iniirnnir c o fnuu h,- tiirnst. and leaned nvcr i:c-r. "Yes. !m:ii-- Whal Is it?" Tlic eyes ;ihnd fur infiiri'iXi.-.n. "You're in Dr. Curn::!'^ r.aiia] toi-iinn. honey. V«:n wrrc avrl. knew. Vun fell friirn Hip irar Hnl we'ie sjnin; lo take pwri i of yon ami have you un >oui a^nin in no I i:ne." Tlie white eyelids {li;5rc:oil *li , , , , , ,. , . . , I waul. Suddenly l).,;nu v.:;.- r /;i f/ic first car f/ic g/oup o/ strange people ancuacd J/iC acaiK/i/. Iconic liv panic as she I-CI;I"MI!,I leave Iho circus al once, hut Iwo | performer who find fallen 100 feel' J I|:IL Eomcl hiiiK liad SHIM: wi and risen without lujury. armless vvnmler related llie story!' 10 . 1 ; 1 '' 1 ' 10 boliv of Nellie Mite's dealh. Xcllie tliiugs were fclroiiger; first, lier absorbing love for Con David and. second, the tact that she was practically without funds. Unlike Don- i worked in her husband's riflo acl na, Madeline had not saved her for 20 year?, rosing while lie shot a £ a salary. 1 cigars from her month, or strips he i If Donna should dte-Trtadellnc-! o! I™! 1 " trom 1ier shoulder. She i:!m:ii her." lie lingered 'shivered! Donna's death would be I Iia(1 llccn confident and fearless; lo find :i new aerial a douhlo disaslcr. How would ! l!lc " a Illlllet Iiai1 K razK; hcr crllf - L?" dry lip.. ( You're a \ the rules. mn:i ri-ht :;v:ay. of course Madeline convince her family lhat slio was the real Madeline Siddal? She must persuade Kenfroc to keep lier ou witli the circus. By hook or by crook fiiie must win Con's love. I'erliaps Trafford would not make another attempt at her life. Siuco «lie bad cast suspicion Dlood poisoning had get in and s hail died almost Immediately. "Like Ben Jacksop." squcrk the fat in the world. Ren iva?. Then he My—my the words. "f31ess year he.iri. [!ir IIIK llie mallfr with y.nr; Tiic nurse: bit hrr l!|-.i. know. Tnisr sister tcdd i; trips over a stage lirace and breaks his neck. It's fate. When your lime comes; your time cones." written yrnr fol 'J'ii.i statement nnd? nn :;:i|.i rion ntion Honna. Alrrady liur ? •£l luiiih.-r j jllre|| , ro ; |y ^"g^n-'iml' . of torment :o her ti'.'rvn rr,ni . icrs. fearful t!:at slic h.iii s:iit| ; imicli. Instcnol lo give Ihc t i rnli.-ir::-r u li.il ! had paid. awoko scrcamins witli terror, her I In the hoipit:.! Donna nioanec! in a world of space in which p-iu tta ctliri.-crowiird about to ask jhody bathed in per s p i r a t i on. i in her dingsev sire]., slill uacon- pleasarc and her siirroiin-jiiic-' •::i n.inn.i. l-'or the next 20 niiii-1 snakes! |tcious ot wha.' bad liapvcned. Like I "ere tinimiiorlant. ' . - s.u was liusy answering (heir Llko mos[ memb=rs n( die llie-| a hrokeu butterllr. sho lay on ti:e | The day wo:e oa. At times «ho .'.. ,_.i>:i=. eon 5li]'|:cil away, lo j illriCT | profi ,,, s ] 0 n Madeline was while Iron bed. her glorious fialr|roiiicd from hcr '•:n jil'inc o:i a icar platform, - '- " -' •--- ' A ' b-nr Inicr. :;!:cr the weary -rfoiraors l:a(! pone to their s-,-i: -:.i-im>-. ihe l-.cadlislits ot the r:ic!;ic itmt w;i? [.i carry the ITaln in i!io ii^xt st:i:ul split the dark- K?. ; S T:IC ^to.il; of co:]|>lin>; pins, l In! tiiiti-hiii.c frnin one tr»rk to aii-.il.rr. i]-r hl.T.i of the whistle t.iro liiintixii Madeline's asouizcd !icin-i Jikr (lie sharp cut of a i>o:ilnnl. btark terror suddenly gripped her. .S'o 0110 elso might I"!l1ev<< [l:nl Ned Tratford had tarn- 1-oicil with iioit ' -fir l:c hr.il: V.ll or schews but the He h.icl tried to lc'^iin herself and failed, le'.imsy and li,'-l superstitious. She knew lhat Traf-j n flafne • 1D « 111 l>tr railid. pinched i came conscious of Ihc ford was her enemy, but to dreaii; taro - . I IwnJascs. ot miullerablc' vve.ikin-.-.J of snakes meant more thau one | A ulnn. wh.tj.clad imrsa h.iri j and agonizing p.-,in. Then She saukl enemy! She was surrounded In- tried rather ItieSeclually ,-» remove back into blisdtiil iinscniiFcioiisne=s.| Ihcm. Suppose. Uonna wer« one? j (_ lle make-up tram the girl's face. . Suppose Dmiua plioulil hold" this i Snc lia;1 USC(1 ami water and accident apainst her. \\o:iM refuse i succeeded In SBiearitis Mack crease to work with Madeline .i.^ain. tn I around Donna's cye.=. Int oven this Several times during llie liii^J hot day Dr. CoUmi dropnod In t<:| sec Uoiuia and nrivatc'y KI' thanks that bis tutle dausnlcr in liclp her. cither financially or In [ C01llli not oh'itcrole tl-.o chiseled I not follow so perilous a firn!p?s [ other ways? BnryinK her f.ico in her pillow. the snbucd In a frenzy of ?elf jiiiy. Jlwauty prc?3-:d inlo (low. N the- first tar i«oplo llie group of the accident that night ami others they had Eeen. They Fpoke In awed whispers. Major Dau Thumb, his hs wljjt trj cgaln with EUC- shrill, childiih voice ui5h-pitcht4 hard pi[. Sho was a very ymias nurrc, wiihoat much c.\iierieiue, and sho had uot yet learned to control hcr sympathy. Every time Donna moaued tears coursed down the, nurse's cheeks. Donna was to her a glamorous creature, and lhat she should suffer so was unbearable. daylljht car;o - , - - car;o sn tut. <j:»ardlce protcpled ter lo Uhougn muted, tcW o[ a slaci flr«' bVik-smearfrtl arts evened yl ttf At midnight r\ tcleKiain arrive-.. H was addressed to tlie doclnr <i!>.| signed "\YiIliain S i d H n I." Ti-. r messago rc.i'l. "Leaving tonight." When Dou&a ninnnurcd. "Hilt!' sho was assured thai he would I« wMi her Ihe nest day. Miss Sam; ders could undersland Donna's IP- pcated calling ot Bill's name lull sho could not undersland tuo lleratlftn, "MadellM! MadEllne! (To Bs Conilnntd)

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