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M „ ^ -, TOR COORDS* N|W8 CO, fe ., . H. W. PAOTESJ Publisher ,,••,,• '• J. GRAHAM aCpBURY, Editor ' 8**g 'IU g Manager Sale H»Won»i Adv«nWng Representative*.' 1 —«*»'Baiit*:, >loc, K«w York, Chicago, De- St i^ik, -Dfltos, Kor-sas'City, Memphis. . Afternoon Except J fettered u'fKOixl class matttr at the post, offlc* *t BfytlwVUJe, Arkansas, under act of Con- trns, October 9, 1917. > ' , ' , . ', * '.Served 'ay the United Press. ~ ' .By carrier in the City <tf B)yt.hevtlle, I5o per neek, or 6$cip$r month. By mall, wllliln a radius of 50 mites, $300 per J*ar, M.5Q for six months, 76c for three months, b.y mail in pasta} zones two t,o six inclusive, jfrJO per, year; In zones seven and eight, $1000 per, payable in advance, - . - - - - - • - • -Shipping Problem of 1917 Already Upon (/s r lalei it will thappen. An America" ship, bearing American <CAI- gp, manne^i by American seamen, pos sibly carrying Ameiican passengers, \HU,be submarined and sunk. The British blockade has already tightened around Qcimany. The Bui- ish are already stopping ab contraband any supplies bound for Germany which th,ey feel will help thai country to wage war. Germany lelaliates with woui that it will do the same — try to pie- veni shipment to England of the !>iuh<; articles,, try to prevent it "by an> means." The objective of both countiics io exactly the same The method will be different. The British, holding contiol of the surface of the sea, will 'hull , nouhal ships, seaioh them, take them to neutral ports, delay and be-dovil them. 1 This is irritating, but docs not UbuaDy caube loss of life British cruisers, while " engaged in, this ivoik. will be relatively safe. ^The Germans will use tliQ 111011% at - hand' to accomplish the s.une thing. -That, means is the subimume Doubtless they would prefer to give warning, assure safety 1 to ciews, seaiqh foi . contraband, and the hkq, befoie sinking neutral ships. But the submarine i,s not that, kind, of a weapon. Once at the surface it is in momentaiy tlan- '•ger"of masked guns aboaul freighters, sudden, airival of spface wai'slupt, even,' planes. It must' shi!kc ' quickly and run, ^ V A war is not a football game in the Ivy' League It is a liic-nnd-duath strugg 1 e "Internationally - accepted rules" of warfare are obbeived by no country- to ' its pronounced, disadvantage, If iGeimany becomes convinced fhat her best chance io beat Britain is ito, wage unrestricted warfaie by submarine, she will d,o it. She did it , in 1917, even .though she knew it •yonld .bring the United. States mlo the flar. She will do it again All naval realists agiee that any coimhy, similarly placed would do it. All >this 'is as certain as anything can be in a "mad world. Americans rmibl be prepared to face these facts, mid to sha.pe Ameiican policy to lit. Our effort to maintain dining the World War what had been universally accept- es as "neutral rights," was an unhappy one. Both .sides trampled on those rights, and the Gciman tiam- phngr became so heavy that it led u-> into ' \\ ar, This whole idea of "neutral _ rights" UUT QUR WAY BLYTHEVIUJg, (ARK;) COURIER NEWS needs re-study, iltyve neutral eoun- ; tries any right to ship goods in their own ships to countries at war, in do- fmnco of blockades by desperate opponents? Wilson thought so. All U\c civilized world, once thought so. Has this "right" any reality today? If so, is i(, worlh war to maintain it? Tliose are not hypotJieUea) questions. They are questions with which the liist wild torpedo hred by a pan- / icky U-boat commander may confront us at.any lime, It is, not too hocn to begin tliinking about the answers, Sheer Nave * Call it sheer nerve, oheek, or cridt, whatever you will, the newest Gennaii move icported by the Dm ted Press certainly ought to win a Brass Cross lor the fellow who -thought \t up It is simply this: In Belgium, the German consulate has posted a notice that doctois, onginceis, and technicians "of Geiman nationality regardless of race" me invited to come home to, Germany. This could mean nobody but the Jews, and it could mean nothing but that luck of their tunned technical .ability is now being felt by the coun- tiy winch so brutally and ruthlessly . '' expelled them, and drove them as bey ; gais into the world beyond its boideis. Needless to say, any Jewish technician lured b^ck into Germany on any such grounds as the piomise to ie- 1 patimtc him and restore his stolen properly, would bo too dumb to be ol much help to Hitlei or- anybody else Our guess,is thai theie won't bo many. Li any oj War The French advance inlo the S;wr piesents one of tliobe uonies wit/i which wtir J-, fined. The Sai\r is live only teintory lidded to the Thiid Reich by Fuehm- Hitler in a legn| and peaceful manner. The Vei smiles settlement piovided a pH ibcilc in tho Saar, by winch the inhabitants were to decide whether thej wished to adhcic to Germany 01 Fiance. The' plebiscite, handled by tne Lwlgue o^/NatkW, and policed by'BUt- ish wai veterans in mufti, was orderly and conect. In a peaceful and ord- eily manner, n .model procedure tor handling a tlifhc.ult problem of jurisdiction, the Saai voted lo go back to Germany. ^ And the Fiench abided by the decision. Now this single example ot peaceful and orderly aggt.uuli/.einont of the Thud Reich is the first terutoiy to fall to Fiench bayonets, simply be cause Hitler's latei aggrandi/emenU depaited so f;u fyom the oiderly in- teuuttionulism'bet by the S«uu pioced- iii,e. That's war's uony If we do not win the war ou the" banks of the Rhine, wo aic going to have to fight ,l on tltc banks of the St Lawrence—Arthur Mel ghen, conscnnthc leader In Canadian Senate COPB. 1>M BV KEA SERVICCilNC. T. M. BEG, U. s. PAT, m FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 193U WORKING WIVES BY.LOUISE.HOLMES COPYRIGHT, !«)». MCA SERVICE, INC. '"The way pop talks about wine, wo'mcn and soue I'm j; to think he knows as-ijuich-aboul it as I do." THIS CURIOUS WORLD T W Y^W^$ DESCENDANTS AT THE ENO OF HCWtMINJS BIRD QP 'THE ATTAINS'A \eniei4«yt Alter u fcecflc day, Jori fctr, J(l«» ,, HU/ itr "wirrlci" IJU1 lie IN aiuluiit, Knrcmvllc. AVbru hMe auk* If he'd Hk e Juivlillf a *»*>'» lie m>loiK-«i ".\o— with u O'v«\yrHt;r for" u mutter uu4 11 <he future KciieruMou Iha1'." C1IAPTEH V look 'a deep, breath. She must steady her nerves, make an effort toward a saner outlook. By worry she was defeating her puipose. The growing unrest of several years had seemed fo reach a focal point that day. It had been pointed up, given substance, by her encounters with Cnrrmi and" little Florence Avery, not lo mention Mr. Fellows' frank criticism. It came over her that Dan was no longer a sustaining influence in her life. How had they wandered so far apart? Had she gone on without him—or had he deliberately veered his' path away from hers? She longed fov the old closeness and understanding. Impulsively, she asked, "How's the equipment business, Dan?" He glanced down at her, surprised, u had been a long time since she had shown an inlei-est in his affairs. "Well enough," he answered. "Any, chance ot a bonus this year?" Dan was on ;i drawing ac| count with a bonus due the first 1 of each .yonr. Somehow the bonus never materialized. " 'Fraid nol," he answered in- difTerently. "I'm jusl about covering up." . Her quick irrit.aticn-ro.se.- "You can't stand still, Dan. You've cither got to go up or down. You're Jilrtmst 35. Younger men are'com- ing into (he field all the time. What are you going to do when they crowd-you out?" "Go on relief," he said promptly. "Dan," we must begin to look ahead. We can't go on spending and spending. WhaMf .one o( us should^gel sick or—or somelhing?" The nagging fear pounced again and her panic mounted. "I've made a little provision," he said. "Enough to' carry me 'through an accident or illness—' enough .for casket money." His lips twisted .into what was meant to be a smile. Marian was ashamed of her feeling ot relief. She had fretted over the possibility of Dan losing his position through illness. In a little rush she said, "I hope we • don't need the casket money for a long, long lime, Dan." Sometimes, just for a moment, they were Ihe Dan rind Marian of 12-years ago, loving, sure of Ihe future. She had been the happiest girl in the world, then, happy over everything and nothing, asking ANSWER: -Water power is popularly ; kno\yn as;"white coai,'':fqr the white, churning waters of a waterfall con produce the same power- and .energy that'coal does, - ; - .. -" ' NEXT: Whiti color fa flr*2 We must avoid incidents such us got America Into the last Woild Wai-Senator Robert A Taft (Rep, Ohio) Two jcara nftci any cash and carry plan is j pul in effect, you. mothers anct fathers bcijin , to prepare jour sons for the slaughter-Rev Charles E. Coughlin, radio priest. Huge, Slab of; Copper Once Served as Coin i . ~ ! BUFFALO, N.' Y. (UP)-A Swedish cqin neighing 2B',i pounds a»4 having an Intrinsic Ulue of about S3.«. «as c\-hlbfted'by the Buttajo .Museum of Science'in comicc'lton with Natloj:il Numismatic week. The coin, minted of copper In 1650. is a rectangular slab which had an 8-thaler denomination nt the time ;tt" \yns. Issued. Museum of- flcials . said the slmpc permitted portions to be cul oil to "make change." ; .; . . ' The slab Is part or the museum's permanent- -Knp.x . -"evolution of .money" collection. Most recent installation, beforc'the Slab p! Sweden were -a. coin' of Croesus, the first, grlcl coin. a.nd. "Hitler's;-Harmonica.!' inspired. 05' the N»zt government's desire io.usc harmonicas in payment for American merchandise. little, finding joy where there was none. Din had nicknan^cl her Glad' because she was glad about his, glad about that,.sorting but the bits of gladness, denying life drabness. She hadn't »o«ced when he slopped calling her Glad. : .»•'.* »' TIDING out Sheridan in the cheap little car, Marian sat quietly, remembering. The night she first rnet Dan. They never had been properly introduced. She had gone to a pavement dance in Lincoln Park. It had been a hot September night. Even the breeze from the lake had been hot. Whom had she gone with? His face was a blur. AH faces had become meaningless blurs that night. Except Dan's. She and someone had danced past him as he stood alone in the circle pi onlookers beyond the ropes. The band had been playing 'Always." Marian sottly hummed the tune and again Dan glanced down at her, frowning. She wanted to meet the redheaded, smiling young man. She had to meet him. It was urgent. Chicago was big, he might go away, she might jiev.er see him again. She kept turning her-head and he was always there—always.' Fifteen minutes passed, wailing minutes. Ideas flashed through her mind, fo be rejected. A nice girl couldn't leave her escort, she couldn't walk up to a- stranger and say, "I must know you— please dance with me." It simply wasn't done. But it had to be. Afterward NUirian thought that the fates must have realized the importance of meeting the redheaded young man. Afterward Dan'said that he had been cudgeling his brain for a way—any way. It happened simply. One of a group of girls standing near the stranger called out, "Hello, Marian—hello, Fred. Don't try to high-hat me." Marian and Fred, her escort's name had been Fred—Fred Thompson, stopped dancing and went over to the rope. They stood [alking, Marian, keenly aware of the redheaded young man who moved nearer. - Slio said, "Dance' with Margie, Fred—I'm tired." At which she dropped to a bench directly in front of the young man. When Fred anct Margie had dance'd away, he loaned down •',''• "Fun, isn't it?" nodding at the crowded pavement. "Yes, but hard going—not like a polished door." "I suppose/ not—and hot—old .take Michigan -is having trouble with Us' c'oolingjsystcm." : '•'"•';' They 'saw Tif.c'd .and..Margie making the turn at the 'far end. Margie was a poor" dancer—they might not go around again. Ho lime for a gradual build-up. The young man leaned closer, he spoke hurriedly. "My name is Dan Harkness, I'm white, single, and respectable—I'm salesman for the Dovvning Electrical Equipment Company — I don't make a-practice of this sort ot thing. Please—where do you walk, where do you lunch—what corner do you pass at what lime?" •Without looking at Dan Hark,ness, Marian said quickly, "I lunch every noon at the Toddle Shop— LaSalle street—at 12:15.", * * * 'HE remainder of the evening had been blurred like the {aces. Marian's emotions had been a jumble of shamed consternation at-her own behavior and a bewildering, heart-quickening elation. She had known that Dan Ha'rkness would be waiting at the Toddle Shop the next noon, and he was there, hat in hand, smiling diffident, and boyish. He had reserved one of the leather-covered booths. They had talked. Dan had seemed determined to establish his background and identity. His family lived in Iowa, he'd had two years at the State University, working his way. He'd been in Chicago six months. He'd just happened lo go out to the pavement dance—just happened. 'They gazed into each other's eyes, bemused by the wonder of if. Marian had brought the chronicle of her life up to date. Her family was a grandmother in Indiana. She shared an'•apartment with (wo other givls. She was u stenographer in the Grant Fellows Brokerage. She liken her job she'd had two raises in Ihe past year. She was going to be a private secretary one of these days. Dan had asked, "Will you let me see you sometimes?" And she had answered simnlv "Yes, Dan." ' Within Iwo weeks they were.cn- gaged to be married, blissful two weeks in which Marian forgot her ambitions in the Grant Fellows office, when a great new gladness wiped out the lesser joys. Dan was making $35 •>'. week, they'd start on a small scale and spread out gradually. It sounded delightful. Nothing was so important as making a home for Dan. The loca- lipii"- or desirability of Ihe" homo did not matter. I£ she and Dan were together—• . Then, one. ~ Sunday afternoon they- drove out to see Bill and Amy -Ellen Sands. The married Me of Dan and Marian might have been vastly different if they had not gone'to see-"Bill: "and" Amy Ellen Sands. "'• ' : (To Be Continued}' THI FAMILY DOCTOR Surgeons Operate on Nerves, Glands To Relieve High Blood Pressure By J. R. Williams OUR The HOP'men..employed by the .British Ordnance .Survey turn out 2,000,000 maps. annually. BA ---' \ ]/ TH' VERY IDEAU' WAITIN' I OH A S1& THIRTY-TOM CRANE TO LIFT A LITTLE THIMG LIKE THIS WTO YOUR MACHIKJE WHEN VOU COULD I>O ITAICMB,' LOOli AT THIS -JUST HOLP TH)S END UP AND , RUM TK*r CENTER. W—/ WHV.NOTHtM'TOVr/ ' VEAH-THAT FELLER. <W, WATCH now TO IF H£ H^S TO HELP HM "DO IT " H0USK with Major Haonle „ ._ «f • , J. HtY-^SQ THAT'S THE RID.DLP THE MAJOR HAsBeew HIDING'IN HIS BEARD ALL.W6EK.7 IT'S AS MYSTERIOUS AS MARTHA'S CHICKEN CRO.QUETS.' ' WWW -15 IT ~^~~ AN AUTOMATIC CDIL CAN ? COULD BE A AAUSICAL HORN A SPECIAL SIGNAL' TO BARTENDER* -A.T-TER HOURS ? THAT TUBE LABELED ' , GET UP. pTA 8EFORP \ TWE OLD BOY LOOKS LIK.&: A' C3ADC3ET ITS , HIS "PLANS TACKED UP• HE TOLD WE H'E'P' LBT •US IN M MOOPLE-IZER '~,&|lVVTOMORROW/ S10E V1BW. OF CARTRIDGE CUP •-CARTRIDGE % TUERE tT IS.'H11B?S BY. PR. MORRIS P1S1IBEIN Editor, Journal of the .American iHedical Association, and cf Ilygcia, the Health aiagazinc High, blood pressure .is probably the commonest' cause of death in the second half cf life. Alter the age of 50, one death out. ot every four is due ..to hijii 'blood pressure cr its consequences. . . " The average a'ge of:, death duo lo high blood pressure without determinable cause Is 55 years. There are certain Instances in whbh the high blood" pressure Is .definitely related to changes 'within the kidneys with inability to pcrf;rm their Junction. Men of medicine" have carried on much experimentation -in rerent years to dRtcrinihe nhnt causes high blood pressure. The pressure Is di| rcctly proptrtionate to the power j ot the heart and the amount of resistance Injhc blood vessels. Since the iKNver of the heart is not raised In s;me cases of'high Mooa pres^ sure, authorities feel the rise is due lo increased resistance in, the blood vessels. This resistance depends on the caliber of the vessels and on the thickness of the blo:d. , * * * In high blood pressure o! unknown origin the volume and tho thickness ;f the blood arc not found to be substantially changed. U is argued that the important faclor in resistance of the blood vessels and the increase of pressure must be the narrowing of the bl:oci vessels. For example, in artcrio-ielero'iis., or hardening of the arteries.'the blood, vessels l:se their elasticity and it Is harder for. the heart to pump blood through, them. There are also certain . forces in the b:dy, like the secretions of the adrenal glands, which serve to [contract the blood vessels. In some cases high psycliologi:al tension or cmttlona.l excitement wiU bring- about changes In tho bo3y resulting In. contraction of .the blood vessels. As a means cf preventing or controlling high . blood pressure, some surgeons slop 'the cffecK of the nervous system en the blood vessels by cult inj . nerves, others suggest operations en the 'glands which secrelc the substances that bring about contraction of ths blood vessels. • . ' " patients. Improvement of the symptoms of exceediugly high blood pressure uaa secii alter certain nerve ,ro:ts'related to the spinal cord had been cut. lu some instances the patients were able to take up work which formerly they had been compelled to discontinue. Illustrating this print, there is the- case of a young surgeon who was forced by rising blood pressure, "inability to' concentrate, failing visi;n, nnd persistent headaches, to resign his teaching positions and to give up his practice. Allcr an operation Involving the cutting of the nerve'ro:ls, his- blooci pressure returned to normal and he was able to return lo-his work. ' -'.-'•' , In many instance^; the results are n:t nearly as good or as sch- satlonnl. The problem seem; io be for the expert -to. pick out the cases in v.hich the results u-ouM lie good and I: .avoid thosa in which they would be unsatisfactory, . '' . Most, surgeons-.feel surgery should not be tried in the early stages of increased bl:od pressure. They say- the operative' method should be confined to. those with severe high bliod pressure or •symptoms "that are . troublesome, and Ihcso who do-nol improve after having rest in bed and who d: not have any complications, such as failure ol the kidney or the hcan, which make a. fatality likely. Surgeons recommend that thcsa oper- nalions p:t be tried in people alter the age ol -10,- but be limited to those few younger people nho have high blood pressures that dc not respond to other irealmcnt. In vaiious Gxpcrinieiits nerves have been ^.ut to not*-the effect, on the blb:d pressure ?f 5. Should a hoslcss insist on .paying lor the long distance calls cof n house-guest? What would you do if— Yo'u are shopping, and .you want to make a phone call. Would ytu— (n) Ask to use a business phone? (b) Go into a .booth and use" n pay plune? Answers 1. No. ' 2. No. 3. No.. 4. "This is he" or "This is. she speaking". Or "This is Mary Smith". 5. No. Best "What Would You Do' so- luti:n—(b). Bmm Memory Lane Mind Your Manners. Test your knowledge of correct social usage by answering the following -questions, then checking against; the auUitritattve answers below; ; '• , 1. Is ,11. ever correct lo have unlighted candles on a dinner table? 2. Should the water glass be filled to the brim? 3. If the dining room and -kitchen are separated by a'swiuzin; do:r. Ehpu.ld. a guest bs E.eated so that he con look inlo the kitchen? 4. -What is a correct response >hen £0me:tis calis on the ttle- phone a_nd.asks for you? Ten Tears Ago KoenigUeln, Germany: •British uniforms, a familiar sight on the .streets here for the past 10 years, .disappeared almost entirely today. The commander ot the soldiers withdrew the men to their barracks to await their transportation home with the order "ntovc ail do not. leave an enemy." Miss Selma Lsntz spent the weekend in Memphis . . . Mrs rf. H Houchins returned to her home in !-Little Rock after spending a few (days with her sister, Mrs. George •Muir and famny. * Five Years Ago FaycUoville. Ark.: Three masked bandits robbed the Mcllroy Bank & Trust company, the city's oldest- bank at D a. hi. loday of between S5.000 and 56,000, locked eight, employees in the vault, walked outside lo a waiting automobile and made their escape. Lavvson Little, Jr., of San Fran- oisco, holder of the British Amateur title today won the amateur g;if championship by defeating Dai-id Goldman; Dailns., Texa^, eight and seven. One Year Ago Neville Chamuerlaln and Adoit Hitler bargajned face to (ace in the Bavarian Alps today while a worried world waited to he.ir whether the result would mean peace or war in Europe. Jackrabbit I-ands High ALTURAS, Cal. (UP)—The three best theories of how a Jackrabblt got stretched across the telephone wires here "and short circuited them were as follows: First and roast pr;bablc, that it jumped there; second, that an automobile struck the rabbit and hoisted it there; third, that a hawk carried it oil and dropped il there. In Hal}-. 21.128 new apartments with a total of 80,520 io:ms ate being consUuted fn )7 principal j cities, to. absorb the 424,334 in- i crease of population during 1333.

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