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PAGE FOUR BLYl'HEVILLE, (AUK.)' COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS • THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS 0. R. BABCOOK, Editor B. W. HAtNES. Advertising Manager ' Bole N»Uoii»l Representative*: D*ll)«, fix., Hew York, Chicago, Detroit, St. U>uU, Ctcllu, Eanm City, Memphis Published Every Afternoon Except (iimday Entered as second class matter bt dm poet office at Blj'lhevllle, Arkansas, under act ot Congress, : October 8. 1817. Served D? tne United Prea SUBSCRIPTION RATES By earner In tuo City oi Blythevme, I6e p* 1 w«k, or $6.50 per year. In advance. By mall, within a radius of 60 muw, »3.00 P«r year, $1.50 lor six months; 15o for three raontha; by mail In posial Mines two to six, Inclusive, $6.50 per year; In zones seven »ud eight, 110.00 per year, payable In advance. There's No Democracy Wink There's War' You can -sec all sorts oi' lliiii|i« in the 1 smoke Uial dvil'U up from the Ijwiiins'cities and flic hiitileliclds of Spain tlicse days. They arc (lurk ami jjrisly shapes, most of them—things which, with had luck, may become purl of the world's future ono of these clays, So closely knit is Ihc fabric of modern society, so intricately involved aro Iho strains of cause and ell'cct, that Ihc world may ypl commit the muss hnra-kiri of a. general Ktironoim war because opposing poljtician.s in Spain look to the cnn and thu knife to settle 'their disputes. Hut of all Iho shapes which take form over Spain, Ihu most i'riBhlcn- itifj is olio which i:; occasionally talked •about seriously by people who ought to know belter: the prospect that the snrviviiiK ilemoiTaeios ot : the world—nations such as France and 'England, and perhaps the United States—may find .themselves fighting the great autocracies like Italy and Germany to preserve the democratic ideal in this world. Even if the last war, with its legacy of oppression and dictatorship, dirl not remind us of the I'ulilily of lighting to "make the work! sal'u- for democracy," a moment's thought about the way war is fought nowadays ought to • do the : trick. • •The Tir'sl luirson to ^ot:. busy when war comes ill a deiiioera'cy is Hie censor. The news columns of the papers/are restrained IVom incnlion- 'ing this, that, or the other bit of news. ''• , Then the editorial columns are curbed; let the editor start denouncing the war and pleading for peace, and he will find himself in extremely hot water—with the government stoking, the (ires. Freedom of spcerh goes simultaneously. You may be convinced that all war is wrong or only that this particular war is a frightful mistake; no mailer, if you air your views in public, you are more than likely to find yourself behiiid the bars before you nre a'-.week older. Freedom of assemblage dies wilh freedom of speech. Freedom of movement also dies.. The business man is obliged to conduct his business to suit the requirements of the general stall'; the worker who strikes can bo OUT OUR WAY dral'lcd into the army; Hie ordinary citizen is marched oil to Mghl, whether he likes thu idea or not. In oilier words, the democracy im- ini'dialely takes on all the aliribules of (he very dictatorship which it is lighting [o destroy. Democracy, for which. the war is being (ought, ceases to exist for the duration of the war. It may return afler the war ends and it may not. If it does, the unbearable discontent of the post-war period is as likely as not lo kill it for good. • We (alk foolishly when we talk of a new Kuropeaii war to preserve democracy. Democracy is like some oilier of Ihe world's great dream;.—it can bo saved in almost any way except by iighling for it, it will survive, in the long run, if Ihe world's great democracies can show IhiiL this system of government gives Hie ordinary mortal happiness than any other political system. Which means, of course, that we in America, today, are Iighling for democracy in the only effective way thai Unit great deal can be fought for. —Urucc Gallon. Trans-A relic Alrllna One tiling bothered Russian Airmen Sigismuml l.evaimvsky and Victor l.evchcnlco as they Look off from l.os Angeles on the lirsl leg of their Irans-Arctic (light to Moscow. They feared the weather wouldn't be bad enough. • Assigned by the Soviet to chart lliu course of a proposed Moscow-American airmail and passenger line, Ihcsc two dyers were, wholly sincere when they lold reporters, "We're mil to Iliul Ihe worst weather the Arctic can produce." They wauled, they explained, to I en I Hie worst conditions of (lie rout:: for Ihe "future guidance" of aviation. Thus, it appears, Ihc day of the trans-Arclic Might is not far distant. Aviation stops at no frontier. • It's just my damned meanness. —C. V. Wilcox, 105-year-old Arizona cattleman, (jivliiB reason for his long life. * * * If there ' were any truth in Ihat theory (evolution!, Ihc world would be full of creatures oiie-nrth'man and foiir-lillhs chimpanzee. —Rev. Dr. U. E. llart-Uuvics, noted Scottish rector. * » * . The Incrcaricd use of trailer.-, is one reason why home building today is only :io per cent normal. —Hogcr Uabson, noted economist. * t * Great acling no lonscr makes nn artist nothing but yrcat publicity. —George Tutl- ninn, veteran American stage singer. * * * It really was the only alnm mater I ever had, and I would sort of hale to sec it hi ruins. —Al Smith, former governor ot New York, referring to recent collapse of Kullon 1'lsh Market in New York City. * * » Cac new thought a day makes all that v,-e endure worth while, but a new worry means nothing. —Opie Ucad, humorist and author. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark r, 1?i: tt KEASEflVICE. IKC, T. M. BCC.U. tS. TAT. 0?f. ,\' "I (hink he would have proposed last night, if it hadn't reeii for (lie imi.sqmfnr.s." OUR BOARDING HOUSE By Williams 1AV INDIGESTION CO WES ON ME RIGHT AT LUNCH TIME ~ WELL, DON'T WATCH 'EM I THEM K\PS AINT DRAWM SLOOP, YET, BUT I CAN'T WATCH 'EM. ROSIb - FROM DE POPPA GLOSSING DE DOOR.' I-ROM DE NIGHT <5HEEFT, :=\. ME SNORlNK.' DEES GEEP ME DE HAT ACHE. . • / Test Nasal Spray To (llicck Infantile .Paralysis Epidemic 1!V 1IK.' MOKHIS I'lSllUEIN Kditcr, Journal of Ihc Ann-iivan nlctlk'al A.ssnrhttiun, :niil of Hyena, UH. HciiHl, M:i|;:>/illc Inrantilo imnilyKls h;is Ijcrn pnrUcnlnrly prcvnlcnl in some imrls nr dip United Stales during (lie warm vvcallicr. A cnn- KidcriibK-' ;n:inbrr of cases have nppcarcd iai A'abiMiiu, Tci .•:re, Gcorula, and 'MteKsippl. n<:i;la|;.s Imvn nn (.-ci-lnin method cf iircvrnllni; inranlilc Dai nlncc Ihc methods of viicdimlion. Ifslccl cliirhiK Ih.c Inst fc:v .VIMIS liiivc nnl proved prnctieii! and indeed, hnvu hcen ' found (o l>e tiangcrcuK in KOIHC cases. Hn\v- cwr, espcrimciilatloii • is hriii: lontlmicd lo delcrmiiii! ihc usi;- ruJiiess of some such .. method. /Since ,- Iherc is Home cvidnv;e tiiat.'.tnhinllli! piiraly.sls cnlor IniiiKin.bcdy hy way ofj the nasal Ir.-.et. hivesUBiilors .ol Ihc Unitnil laU's Public; llrallh Service liavi ecu worklni; on n:isat sprays illi ii view lo destroying sue rsanlsjns as mny Ret inlo ih'- •)5e, and closing; the nasal tract } (he spread of such gorms. Sprays have been tested 01 lonkeys and liavc been fomn scful, as In i- as animal expcrl- irnls are ciiniTrncd. Th prays must he prepmcd by onipetcnt pharmneisl. They ron- picric acid and sodium himinum sulphate in nhysloloj- cal salt Eohilion. In (In; presence n( an epidemic n Iho ncighuorlmod, people inighl ry (licsi; sprays, subject to Ihe. dvice ol their own doctor. HC..V- vcr, in Ihc absence of any con- idnablc number ol cases in the liborlicod, there i\ no reason spraying with ihr.se or any :tlicr solutions. For some lime it ha;; been con- idered tliat a most effective ncthod (or trcalmciit of inianlile. in tho early M:\gcs, and iHilicnlarly for in-eveminti of the iimilysis, Is use of ihe serum IVom ]3a'tiot k s \vho rare cenvnloscitijt from Hie disease. liceausc of this fart. M rum ccn- crs have. been rMablishr-d in var- nus pails cf the Ilniu-d Slates. Here serum is calln -tc-d from nany patients, to late advantage of Ihc mast efltru'nt matoriil ivaihible. and then 1;. ;-.t ready injection inlo ii,>ui'nt.s who irn diasnoscd as Ivin.: j n (| >0 early stages of infantile paraly- it is Ihat the members have some ! diversion, they would thank me j for my efforts, Then, too, if they i could .see and understand hov; ,, [ particular \vc are about new o^e;;. them every Sunday, but us I urn ' fol . vre do not lake in any but :he only one whose truinin;; id! Ihe very best church members, such that I musl not fail my Sat- and as we only meet Satin d \ irday night club. .If I, or some- nights, it is impossible foi u, one, could get the Pastor and liie ol us to set home and yet ruffi- Tni.' FRIDAY, AUGUST M BELIEVE ME,!. GOT IKE LOW- OM HOW TO PULL. THE CKI ^ ya$. <4, UMBRELLA,-— % PILOT \<B OFF WITH ACASF.OF r< HE TOOK A, IMTO lAOT HOUSE "ROOF, AND OWE OF STOOGES 15 (301SJG TO CHAUFFEUR THE FLYlWG COUPE f •SPUT-7'- %*^ CLOUD, BUT '<=> A TO STROLL < OVER OWE / ) is why I do not take Sister and Junior anil its none of what Ihey call tiie slandby.s ever olfer lo call for them, they must stay would replace home. Of course, when they are case. a bit ohla they can 'jo without me, for no real mother wants her children knowinL to grow up without One expert predicts that ment blocks may one cluy lijfl U'ithmit stairs. Gontic r- : the familiar'';! ;';'. In Holland, Christm.is traditionally are baked ii! : ;i| something of ihe church. | different molds: a goose lit donkey for women and Courier News Classified Ads Pay. I for children. ' IIKCI.S iiivin: TODAV MOI.I.V .IIILVOHIV rl.;h mill Illililihir, lills rt?i'olvnl l>ru]H> < >ills |>I liiarrlii^u frcini tl"rei.. Slllllirs. lint IIIIK.VL' STL'AIIT, Mlil-m -.lit' liivi's, hns ILUI nskuil liiir to in:irrj- lilm. IIDN.V.V. Molly'* Mrimiiitlu-x. 'only ii friv years' oilier lli:in Mtillr. l)i>iin:i Is !Ln\Ii>ii» fur hi'r »l>.|iilnim-liliT In ),i:,rry. llnri-il ivltk ii Hiirraiutiin of l'o|i|'J",". 1»ko IILT n tnicKti ri'Tiisrs. "ill for "Tim •\VICK IIOSS, I null >r ll.'il I'm.ii," ull HIUIIII.T mlmlrer. that dosrs ol diroclly ' .is. In Denmark It tliorc \vas li\^.s ]tai;il-, ..n wlicn the scrum was Riven t>;ir!y | n the prc-pnralytic stage, nect' -.imil.ir reports have rome finin Ann Arbor. Midi., and Cliirai-r. In these ciisos, Itiis; the serum are injfcl , into the veins, ami :,:i!,,i| dose's I are fcrccci inlo the :,j-.inal tluitl. Then more sornm is inj: nc;i into the veins from I 1 .! in :i hours lalrr. if there is still :o nle f cvcr and if the symptoms have not subsided. . Also of peat impriunce in ernlrcltinf infantile paralysis h Ihc cr.mntent atie.i'ion o tr a f.prci.ilist In ortliopeilir siirRfry. early in the. disease, liy suitable miration to the dr.:na —d muscles aurt nerves, sii.-h specialists are able tn arcoinplir.h n-iich toward minimizing ellcct:, ot the paralysis. SOW .CO OX WITl Till-] STUUV ' ; CHAPTER II •'•-•• •'• p LITTERING signs winked fa miliarly at Molly as she rolled along in Wick's smart car. They made Ihc mental visions she had conjured up seem unreal. In the darkness, she smiled a little. Brent was probably right when he called her a child. It had 'been silly lo inveigle Wick into this adventure. He had been nice lo humor her, but "The 'lied Poppy" doubtless wouldn't measure up. Tomorrow she would have a headache and wish she had stayed at home. Tomorrow she would be a good girl and try to leel grateful for her easy, protected life. She would golf dutifully wilh Dad, lunch wilh Brent if he asked her, shop wilh Donna for the Florida trip she was planning. Donna was restless, too, lately. "None of us is really living," Molly was thinking. "We arc only being whirled about by events, tossed around in a rosy cloud that hnsnU any reality." Wick's car had long since left familiar surroundings. Out here in the countryside, the wind had an eerie sound. It seemed spooky even wilh Wick beside her. "A perfect place for a holdup," Wick spoke shortly. "I've a funny feeling along my spine," Molly whispered. "As though doyens ot people must have passed along this same road tonight." "And sonic of them," Wick retorted, "aren't flic kind of folks I'd like' to meet along here." "Don't worry. I lett my jewelry at home." "You don't read the news- liapers. Holdups can he most unpleasant. Particularly if you've left your money and rings at home. Sometimes you get a nasty burnt) on the head or maybe a playful dig wilh a luck's with us so far. knife. Bui That bright cniiucn KXCUSMS IJy O. W. Unrh.un • By Mary Raymond J I A 'And once lie turned, and Itls ci/os mel-hen steadily for a moment. . , police." Molly spoke wilh the As I have often s.iid. I love my children. Sister and .hmior and my church, and oftfn 1 find my-i felf wishing it was so 1 could take > glow over there is the famous 'Red Poppy'," AS they came nearer, yellow squares of light from a long low, clubby type building begat to prick the darkness wilh color Wick drove around the side where they found a motley assemblage of automobiles. Some were rather swank, Molly noticed Others looked as though the} were on their last legs. There was nothing unusual nbout Ihc place except the dense woodland around it and a sense ot isolation. A queer place, if you wanted crowds. But maybe more thrilling tilings awaited inside. Frances had said this place was terrific. It must have points, to be revealed lalcr. "Here's our cheerful choice," Wick muttered, lie helped Molly from the ear. "Not loo late to turn back," he added. "When I wake up behind bars, I'll say, 'Wick and Brent wanled me to be a good girl and I "Plenty . '"Police!" disdain of one who hns known only Ihc friendly prelection of the guardians of the peace. They were inside now, and a fall, suave-looking min came toward them, smiling. Molly fell his gaze rest on her for a moment wilh sudden, sharp interest. "He knows I'm not a regular customer," she hazarded mentally, "and suspects I'm ull set for something exciting." The proprietor signaled to o waiter, who piloted them to a table. Molly curved her moulh downward to signify to Wick her disappointment. Wick had been slulTy, deliberately building up an atmosphere which was about to collapse. There v.-as absolutely nothing here to thrill or excite one. The big room had the usual polished dance finnr. A large revolving mirrored disa in the center of-lhe ceiling bathed the dancing area in a ilooci of shifting rainbow squares. Mirror panels were set in the walls bclwcen other panels decorated wilh vivid red poppies. The crowd had nol yet come ' wouldn't.' happen?" Anyway, what could lo life. People sitting at tables indifferently, looking at a quite ordinary show with bored eyes. Perhaps alter ;l while thai girl with hah- like y'cen straw would be crying in h c r cup and that ugly man with her would flourish n linife—as Brent's edition would have it. » » » 'JiJlE music had begun. Loudly, •*• brassily and insistently, but Ihe tune was familiar. Nothing ilolly told Wick. "The Red Poppy! Don't they get opium from pop- lies? The name suits it. It could >ut anybody to sleep." "It could put people to sleep in more ways than one," Wick said, icrsisting in being stupid. Molly's gaze roamed about, and iien she stiffened with resentment. The man who had welcomed them at the door was star- ng at her intently. He spoke lo mother man at the table, who vhirlcd about in his chair and 4arcd nt her, too. She wouldn't tell Wick about hcsc obnoxious men. Wick might magnify the incident and start something. She smiled at the idea. Wick wouldn't, but Brent, if ic wcr6 here, would be certain to start smashing things. As though her thoughts had turned inlo substance, there entering the room—was Brent. "Look who's here! How did this lappcn' Wick's eyes traveled the direction of Molly's. He laughed. "It might be a coincidence." "I won't have Brent trailing me like a bodyguard," Molly spoke indignantly. "I — you shouldn't have' told him where we were going." Her eyes concentrated on the tall, blond young man who was studying a menu with such absorbed attention, so obviously unconscious of her. She was trying not to feel a sudden rush of pleasure, mingled with relief. There was surely no need foi feeling hot and bothered. Tin bold men who had shown sncl objectionable interest were nov engrossed in conversation, cvi dently having forgotten all abou her. daring or sinister in "It's a dumb sort of place,' . The man she had mentally dubbed "the proprietor" wa speaking now with a newcomer who had sauntered by their #* The new man was youiig'V,™ very handsome, Molly m(>{ >[| His dark hair grew nicely il poetic kind of head. He wa;i•'. dently a person of impori:iij|| judging by (he interest o^T group. All three looked p!'•! and excited..:The proprietor'-' standing deferentially, lalkir* a low tone, while the young': regarded him coolly, almost':'' I distaste, Molly deci'dcd. On.;,| | smiled, and she saiy a llaf|i white teeth. And once he luVj and his eyes met hers sleadil\jj a moment. ;?>: She flushed a little. There | •; ols of slaring people in this rl \nd she was quite as manno>j/j]| ooking at others around IjfJI lough they were a new * * * SIGNIFICANT conve:s'|J was taking place bctwceij * lark-haired young man anCjjj tilers at his table. , *3 "What's the reason lor gt^;j lie into these clothes the m ' get to town?" the, young '; skcd in a low, level tone, f'j "The same reason that bu,. r ou lo town, that paid your > are from Chicago, Nclse." Tl ' on Black, who was knou x Steve" to a small group of' ial friends," spoke quietly, j 'Cut the preliminaries. V vcdding reception am I to i onight?" j "You're wrong tin's time . . | lart your job right here. \J . do you think, Nclse, the | | valkcd in tonight! Looks |^ vcrything is playing into j ^ lands. You could have kno,, ^1 me over with a feather when!' ame through that door.'You]'' N'clse, you're graduating i! petty jewel robbery." I The young man took out a c •el and lil it coolly. "You're; alking to me, Steve. The v lidnaping isn't in my vocabul, mt G-Man is." —"Got n white liver, Nclse? ve'vc a cure for that. It's pi trong medicine and you lave lo spend a stretch J some big house altcr Nelson Ferguson's eyes rowed. "Somebody else rru £ v,~ cccping mo company." "Here, here!" put in one of j rio, a fat little man wilh an ("i ,'oice. "Is that .any way friends to talk? Nclse wants', be urged. He docsn'l know \v« n big piece of pic he'll draw I iis share. Only right, loo, w ic'll be laking the biggest rj, You could never make me belli; \'clsc would scare." ] "Not scared," Nelsc said slov 'Rut this is a right pleas ilanet I'm living on. A lot of joys have left it recently." "Those boys didn't have y|J lirains," Bill Patrick put in. "it me which one of your absl friends could have cngmcej that Dawson deal except you ; pulled three straight bank j] without leaving a clew. Or m.| the police of four cities sit up .1 lake notice for nothing. Yotf got to hand it to yourself. Thj boys weren't as smart as y Thai's why we sent for 5 That's why we're willing to t: a small slice if you pull the jc;i "What job?" Nclse sat dowr; "Know who that girl is 4 .; pointed out lo you?" Black ask ^ "No." "They Girl," call her the Golt ' (To Be Continued).'

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