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PAGE 'THE BLYTHBVILLB COURIER NEWS ' THI COCKIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS '. O. R. BABCOCK, Editor ' B. W. HAINES, Advertising BolB National Advertising RtprestnUUvet: 0«llt«§, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, CMllu, SanMi City, Memphis Published Every Afternoon Exeept tuoday Entered as second class matter at the yotl office at Blj'lheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9. 1917. Served or In* United Preit SUBSCRIPTION RATES By earner in tno city ol Blythevtne, 16c per wrek, or 45.50 per year, In advance. By mall, within n radius or 50 mites, 13.00 per ye«r, H.50 lor six months, 76o for three months; by mail In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, (€.50 per year; In zones seven and eight, 110.00 per year, payable In advance. The Continiltce's Action Tlic county central commillec, taken by surprise wliuii it discovered tlic official returns from the Wilson anil VictoHti boxes in [lie governorship race to be exactly tlie reverse of what 'unofficial reports had led it to expect, refused to certify the vote. It found support for this action in tho fact thai the certifications liy the judges iind clerks at both Wilson and Victoria had been erased and altered. W. I'\ Wilson, who oiitflil, to know, pays that the bulk of the vote at tho two boxes was cast for ICd F. ilcDon- uld for governor, an certified by Uie local .election.officers, and not for Curl E. Bailey, as was unofficially'reported the morning after the primary. It is our tfiiess that support for Jlr. Wilson's statement will be found in the ballots themselves, if they are ever gone into. Hut that does not mean that the commillec lacked justification i'or the action which it took. It lias been suggested that after all thai il has swallowed in previous primaries the committee was .sLniiniiif; at a gnat when it rejected tho Wilson and Victoria lelurns this year. Certainly it is true thai, there was'more evidence of irregularity at these boxes two years ngo than 'there was this year. Hut it is the central committee's duty to make: certain that tile rules of tho pmly for the conduct of primary elections, which seek to insure a free and secret ballot and an honest and accurate count and return of (he vote, are strictly observed at all polling- places under its jurisdiction. And when it is-confronted with evidence that raises a serious doubt that the voting at.any box has been properly conducted or that the results have been properly certified, it is certainly its duty to act. We hear a j;oo(l deal nowadays of the threat of..Communism or Fascist dictatoLship. The danger does not appear to bo serious. Bui if it over becomes a real menace it will be because a laijre purl of the rank and file of Americans have lost confidence in the effectiveness of the ballot as an instrument of self-government. The freedom of the American citizen to vote as he pleases, without fear of possible reprisal by employer or anyone else, and his assurance that his vote will be honestly counted and reported, should ho safeguarded not only as a matter of law and justice but for the BLYI'HEVILLE, (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS UUT UUK WAY protection of American democracy against the growing inclination l<i seek even legitimate ends through direct action rather than through the ballot. A Selfish Spirit. Stirs the RubUc-Rouser The term "rabble-rouser" isn't supposed to be a compliment, But when the licv. Gerald 1,. K. Smith addressed a National I'ress Club luncheon in Washington the other day lie admitted the epithet had been applied to him—and he gloried in it. Jlr. Smith explained himself like this. "Oh, 1 know," he said. "If you say 'the Iliig' you are a uabblo-rouscr. The 'very firs I reference to the Stars and Stripes makes you a rabble-rouser. "And never refer to the Bible. That makes you a demagog, and a rabble- rouser. Never reach down where people pray. Never reach down where people are sincere. Stay out where people are smart, drunk, and sophisticated. Stay with them. Then you are somebody." Mr. Smith 'makes an eloquent plea and makes demagogy sound like a liit'll and holy thing. The only trouble is that he forgets that tlic spirit in which you do a thing can be a good deal more important than the il'iiif,' you do. Getting down and appealing to the sincere and humble emotions by which people live is not solely a trick of the demagog. Lincoln was a past master at it. The American [(evolution was fought largely because such men as 1'atrick Henry and Samuel Adams had the same knack, [iryan could do it, and so could Theodore Kooscvelt, and both men occupy honored places in our history. The thing that stamps a man as a rabble-rouser anil a demagog is the fact that he appeals to lliostj profound and magnificent emotions for jjis own ends. He does not really care whether the high aspirations which are evoked by his appeal to those emotions are fulfilled or 'not; he has an ax to grind, and his-appeal to those emotions is just his way of getting someone to turn the grindstone for him. The tragic thing about the dema- gog's work is the fact thai he arouses a force which could move mountains, and then turns it to his own selfish ends. H is a business in which :i woman's talents and sensibilities cnn lie completely .utilized.' —Dorothy Araicr, Hollywood's only woman film director. A visitor to America cnniiot irmkc much out of American politics, but he may get comfort Irotn the thought (hat. w c can't cither. -Or. lioyil n. liMlc, processor of education, Ohio Stale University. Most drivers arc In. ico much of a hurry. And nflcr they pass tlic cur nheiul they don't seem (o be s'oing anywhere, anyhow -Chns D. Kistliardt, Wickllflc, O., selected as stale's sufc.st driver. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark MjiffifaW^M*^^^*-^** ,-.. . i .» \ *. ' \ -^ " •*• ' A OUR BOARDING HOUSE SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, l!ij , ., - .••••" "•mi'll mm Jl crc m (lie cmislruction business iust for the fun of it." Nationality Appears lo Be Factor in Susceptibility lo Tuberculosis /THE HOOPLE WHICH 'I AM THE SOLE OWWER, OPERATES ITS OWW TRA\SJ5 OVER LEASED "RWLS, TO MCWE HALF A M1LUOM HEAD O^ PRIME STOC* _._.,, TORTUIGHT/ WE CONTRACT OUTPUT FROM A TEXAsS OIL-RELY) TO -SUPPLY OUR -TRUCKS WITH GAS.' 3. MOW AM WEGOTIAT\W<S TOR FLEET OP CATTLE TO I -\AMDl ^ O ij-p? /•*-«;> WHO OWMS A AVID HE Stillraan's Ex-Wife imck is planning to make the) The "Join, O ' OroatV homl M i • i n i i l"' ovmcc ° r Quebec her permanent,! England was ccla-on-il if ffiay "LlVC In Quebec I|0 "W a " (1 will • convert (ho SI.'an dclmjonal labicm its n. \Tlnn-i~n ^Inlln.. ,1;.-f.!~l ...1 .!... I -„„, ,. . i.l.'IV. Jll il.1 Ul onal clming-room and u lc tlcors admitted the cixht ll of Ihe. diircrent branches of I tamily siniullancoiislv. By Williams CRE6PIN6 VINE I'y Hll. MOUKIS FISHIIKIN I'lcr, Jam-Hal of Ihe American klcdkal AssiiC'Intlnii, and at Ily- Kl'ill, the llt-allli Magazine A hiilf century afc'o a pwsun with tuberculosis usually sought recovery In n hot, dry climaU with a high iiHitudc. since tin: earliest days of medicine I lite relationship between climale and lubcrculcslii has hecn rccogni/cd. Tlic ancient Ci recks advised mminlain air; Ihc nnclcnt llomnns sent, these with consumption to tuypl, nncl tlic British in the early part or the lust cciilury sent most of those with tuberculosis lo seiilhcrn France and northern Italy. A survey n f i] ln deaths from tuberculosis throughout (lie world Indicates llml the highest rates are in Mnnlln, Piiilippine island-: and in Ciimyaciuil, Ecuador. Amon« ether places wilh high c'lcatli rules lire Athens, Cl recce, and Lisbon, Portugal. i '-. • The rates alsn arc hi|;li in Paris, Dublin and Genet a; in Chile. Finland. • Hungary ami Irclam The lowest. death rates in Europe arc found In Great Britain Netherlands and Ucnm.irk, and the United Slates, Australia and New Zealand all hnve death rales under 1CD Tor each 100.000. Many invt'stlaiitors are convinced Hint. Ihe race of Ihc person concerned IB of Dealer (mport- :mc<; than the climcitc hi which lie lives. The Irish immigrants suffered just as high a death rate from tuberculosis in the hct, dry cll- male of New York as their relatives did In the humid atmos pherc of Ireland. The- Jewish cil- izeus of American cities have just as low a rntc of mortality from tuberculosis as do their relatives in foreign countries. Among other factors it 1m; been found that the work of n tuberculous person also may be asscctntcd wiii: the death rate Irom this disease. In the Unltcc Stales doctors have a mortality rale of 25 for eacli ICO 000 as ccmr.arcd with a rale of 185 among unskilled laborers. There arc various ways in which cHmale may afTcct the health and physiology <>r u,e human being, n Is known that hish. dry altitudes increase cvnp- cialion from the hniRs; that they provide a great proportion of id Imviolet rays from the sun and thai they stimulate the mclabol ism of the body. To counteract tlic slmiinyc of oxygen In the air In high altitudes the number ot red blmxl co pnscles in the body increases. At 50CO feet altitude the basal metabolism cf tlic body | s increased 20 per cent. In general, highly nn-vons people are not. comfortable in hloh allltudrs. and those who do not sleep well have even more tro'i olc above 5000 feet elevation Altojellier, climate is not asim portnnl in influencing the death rates from tuberculosis as are racial factors and social conditions. Doctors arc convinced that' sir and sunlight arc not as imporlnnt us good medical guidance and the kind of discipline Dial availabiu in a good sanitarium. Maurice Valley dislrict, where ^.... QUEUEO (UP)—Mrs. Anne Me- has a lishini; and liimtrng camp, nrmick, divorced wife of James! inlo a winter sports resort r.n- I 1 '. Stillman, wealthy New Yort: '' ilvulcd by any now existing in banker, may desert the' United! North America. In selecting climate change for a patient cue must bear in , n i n d tnc character of the p.nicnt nnd Light from the Gre.it Nebula n! Andromeda ninsl travel 803 CCO years lo reach the earth's telescopes, The light whk-h is now reaching us from (he- nebula originated a IODR time before'his- tory was recorded on earth. Tin p!ale manufarturm are the ingest coremners of the world's tin supply. The Unitea states produced 1.5CO.OOO 10115 tons of tin 1 plate during a recent year. i it ( . ll( is understood Mrs. McCor- food. about S50|0()0i00a „ „„ fo] . Electrically charged vapor si I ect in fog clomis will clear f atmosphere, according to a man inventor. ni:<:i.\ ninti: TOIIAV MQI.l.V .1111,1 IPHI,, rl,-l, mill rui>iili<r, hriN rt-i-t-iviMl iin,|ir,.v:il^ • if ,niirrli,tcu IriMiL tl,ri->- siiilnrs. Ijiil IIHH.VT STIIAll'l', n-hiim »ln' • li'vrx, J,]IK nut ilHkeii her lu ]ti:irry nliu. Horn! ivilh :i NuriTSHlint <if parlies, nil iilikp, .llnllr :i«ks lire,,! (o 1,ikr lirr I ..... rhc U.-.t I'ol'l'r," :i <|ili'Mlc,nlilih- nlKhl vlllh. lit- rt-rusi-s. .lloll}-, an- I") fd. tin-, Mill ....... llilT liillillri-r, II") fd. tin-, Mi M U'K IKI.Sif. r, liter llr.- ..... IT" nlonr - 1i,ll|- durx nni kniin- iojir]>r In1>]^ a KTIUI, nllnic hiiinlno,,,,- ,Vi:i.- .. thiif Ht n lit men, In M>.V KDl., hc-r. The o<h*rj« n( the Inlili: cx- l>Tllln In l-'crKiiiiiti th:it jtlii-)- !mv*> :m ''Iniiiurlnnl ilcal" on .-mil \yani lilx help. NOW CO OX WITH Till! STUItV CHAPTER III '"THE Golden Girl, Nelsc," the fat man repeated. Tlic smile nntl the vicious tone didn't go together. "Thai's what she is, too. Golden with money. Her falhcr is old Jay Miltord, who lias more millions than he Knows what to do with. We kind of figure he would give half a million to gel his girl back." "Too dangerous. He'd have the whole federal outfit afler us." "Not dangerous Hie way. we plan il. We want yon to erect a little smoke screen, crack open one o( the smaller banks, and while (he attention ol the local hoys is divided, the girl disappears. "Then, while the boys are still fretlmg themselves sick about that bank business, we gel in a liltlc demand note to the family, wilh nobody the wiser. That is, unlil getlin' wise is too late. You'll be back in Chicago vyilh a good nlibi, and we'll be running this place, same as we have been doing. Nobody could pin anything on us, because you did the job." "And no risk taken!" •'I wouldn't say that. The Walrus here will help you contact the family. We'll stage a fake raid at Frcncliy's place across the river — some of our boys dressed up in police uniforms — so you can pull your slulf without the girl gelling wise. We'll have the hide-out spotted." "Frenchy's place. How do you know she'll go there wilh me?" "She's here tonight. And that fellow her isn't as good- looking as you, Nelse. Nor half as smart, I'll bet. I have an idea you could get that girl to go most anywhere!" "Switch out the lights," Nclsc said suddenly in a calm, proles- si onal tone. * » • "THE orchestra had struck up • again, and Molly and .Wick \verc dancing. The lights blurred suddenly and \vent out. Molly was thinking, "Dancing in the dark. Dancing dangerously in <ne narh-. Dancing dangerously , , • "\'-'""» "i j '»<: reputation with all kinds of people dancing ot lhis !' Iace for surprising hap- around you in a queer sort ol Pfnings- intimacy." H C laughed a little. '-Does it > A tall shadow—Brent, of course ^ vc . ?. uch _ a I'cpntaticm? I've —had come close and was topping } ounc!t ]t °".° of li '° '"<*l stupid, .Wick on the shoulder harmless places I know, j\i 0 Hv .Wick on the should^. | Molly was whirled away in the darkness. Brent was really a udiMicss. urent was really a lm 'cany noi interested in grand dancer, but tonight ho was 'The lied 1'oppy's' reputation, but holdi holding her too close The, lights flared on and Molly knew my name." gasped. She was looking inlo the "Do you think ] could mi" deep blue eyes of a stranger—the with all the newspaper clinnimis good-looking young man who had and pictures I've cut out and stopped to speak lo that group ot saved?" He was smiling A nicc men near her table ,1 few minutes smile that reVcaled shone white ago. He said anxiously, eagerly rlease be a good sport." By Ma<y Raymond hlctty sa'ul coolly, "11 fas oufrnjcous." Molly said coolly,''-It was oul- rngcous." "I know it was," the stranger admitted in a deep, earnest tone "But I had to do it. When your escort sees us, he'll probably come over and give me a punch in the nose, unless you pretend you know mc." ' * S ft jl.TOLLY'S eyes mel the dark •'•"• blue ones steadily. ••[ SU p_ pose you get paid for thji kind of thing?" "What kind of thing?' "Culling in on people you don't keeping up the reputation of Molly's warned her that she couldn't be certain. Standing against the wall, watching her with a frown on his (ace, was Brent. Coming towsrd her was .Wick. Molly raised a rebellious little flag. "Wick," she said quickly as he came nearer, "this is Sam Smith." Wick bowed, without extending his hand. "We'd belter be starting," he said. "After the next dance." Molly spoke impulsively. She saw the blue eyes of the stranger light unexpectedly. As the music began, his arms went around her and they danced away. I've decided to give you n Milford." "I'm really nol interested , would like to know how you " teeth. He had gentleman, . «t i»-t ve ece o gve you n ..... n- -.-.. .. vk ^ ,L, LJ^.H.^ , chfincc to Sell me why you wanted Molly's heart fluttered at to meet me," Molly said. ""'"'' "It's too long a story to tell now." His arms tightened a little. ^m; nsm ui a ineim \vno isni "I've been dreaming that some Eoing lo let you make a fool o' day I'd know you. All the time yourself." Brent said slowly, aflj I knew I couldn't . . . not Molly or a moment of hesitation. Milton)." Miltord?" told what not to do. It hadn I occurred to her before . . . , But now she was certain that • wondering how it would feel to Sam Smith— or whatever his nam be a man who could dance with was— invited her to have dinnc — at first Maybe it was that way reading about you. • Gfr1 ' hCr ° Ut "Silly name, isn't il?" j.j< laughed a lilile uncertainly. "No," the stranger replied. '1 don't agree," Molly "told hi 'It's ridiculous. You're rigl though, ibout this place boil ilupid. I came here because I (old it was dangerous and ex ing. I don't know what I (I pectcd. Perhaps that people woil be nil-owing things at each olh] Or Ihc police would come in si round everybody else up but ml "What a nice, safe feeling" 1 voice mocked a Iitl|c. "You col never imagine the'police iookl for you!" "No, could yon?" "Not yet. But we never kill what our impulses might lead ll "I've decided it may be bc'if not to know—" "Nothing ever happens". Frenchy's—lhis place I'm lalh| about?" "Where do you work?" Mol queried. "In a bank." So he was just a nice youl man who worked in a hank was dreadfully, romantic abd her. 1 "If," the young man was sayil m a soil, urgent tone, "I had gol to Harvard or Yale or Princcll you cl have gone oul with me. E I only attended the University • the World and was left out of ll Social Hegisler " "That doesn't matter to me." You mean il?" JJEFORE Molly could answcl there was Brent. A most ill tenmned Brent, culling in with I vehemence that swept her into l| arms like a resistless tide. His voice was like ice. "Will rto you mean, dancing with slranl men, you crazy lilile idiol?" "Please don't talk to me , hough I were slill in kinderga fen,' Molly said. "And will right have you to assume—?" "Don't pretend wilh me. I sal your face when the lights woil on. I suppose this is a rcgul;| feature of the place, giving son* of the patrons a chance lo me upper class in a democratic of way." 'You sound like a snob," ;,j' 0 ij replied. "And I hate snobs \ don't know why I ever imagin I am fond of you." •Then you do imagine it some! times, Molly?" He had pulled he closer in his arms. "Not when you talk like this" "Well, whether you like me o, noJ, you're not going to see IhJ fellow again." 'Who's to prevent me, if „ choose?" Molly's voice held a dan I geroua note. t "If I Ihoughl he'd dare to foil low up and ask for a dale, I'| wipe up the floor with him." "You've no right to order around." "I have a right." There was strange new note in Brent's voiccl Molly's heart fluttered at thl sound. "What right—? 1 ' ''The right ot a friend who isnl "OW" So that was all. >ll>«tl. vytl. IJL, IILIIL Wtl.S Ll]|. 1M01 'Why—just because I'm Molly said furiously, "1 don't like beii wilh him sh» probably \vouici (To Be Conliiuicd)

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