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'(AUK.)' NEWS '—•" MONDAY, MAY 10, THE 'BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS 6. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HAINES, "Advertising Manager Se!s National Advertising Arkansas Dailies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, Bt. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday fiilcred as second clnss matter nt tlie post •jfflce at Blytheville. Arkansas, uiider -vit of Congress,; October 1 9, 1917. Sm'ed by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATE*) •By'barrier In the Olty bt ElythcvUlo. IBo per v/ceK, or 65e 'per month. By mail, within a radliis of 50 miles. *3.00 per year, $1.50 for six month', 75c lor three months; by mall '» P^lal zones two to Blx, Inclusive. '$fi.50 per year; .In zones seven and tight, $10.00 per year, payable. In advance. Anios at the Park H is vmfoi'limnlc thai more a;le(|iitilc space Tor the parking «f automobiles is not at 'present available in the im- mcilialc vicinity of the t'V!ii«lslaii(l ill Walker Park. Tim fair iissoriiition is applying itself to the problem' and hopes before IOIIK to niako arraiiKu- inenls for the convenience, of those who drive their cars to ball Raines and other attractions at the park. In the meantime, however, for the protection of the, automobile owners themselves and of the''park, it is necessary that rather strict regulations ' be enforced. If motorists who take their cars to the park will observe the regulations and otherwise cooperate no serious (rouble should be experienced.- One lliiitK that cannot be tolerated is 'the practice of cutting across the park. Automobiles must be kept'on the driveways or in such areas as inay be specifically set aside for parking. Those who are unwilling to put up with such delay in getting out of the park as is unavoidable tinder the circumstances slioul^ leave their automobiles "outside. , Sluininitig for Social, Outlook Is Useless .It is an interesting little experiment that the German Nam have announced—this business of forcing all high jfovera'ment officials and "culUirjil. authorities" to spend two months' eiicli year as manual laborers. The idea back of it is to bring the men who make policy .and mold opinion into closer contact with the common people. As Gcu. Hermann Goering remarks, "Those who want to lead the people must never forget how the mail of the people feels." So a number of starchcd-collar Prussians have already closed their desks and gone out to get jobs in textile factories, coal mines, book shops and what-not. Two months later they will •be back at fheir regular posts—-full, no doubt, of a deep fellow-feeling for the 'man at the bottom of the heap. In theors, the idea is swell. In actual practice, it probably will be pretty much of a thid. For the one thing that erring man cannot do, is to find out what it feels like to live on a lower rung of the ladder by going slum- ming. Lifting yourself, by the bootstraps is child's play by comparison. What is it that gets on the worker's • mind and makes him dream of a fairer and more decent world, anyway? The mere fact that he has to work .with his hands and earn his living by (he sweat of his brow? Not at all. That has been humanity's common lot ever since men came down out of the trees and shed their fails. No man lit to be called a man feels abused because he has to work for his living. The real (rouble is psychological— a feeling of helplessness, of insecurity, of being adrift in a world where all of your best efforts, your lidelity ;m<l your industry may not avail to save you. You may be frugal aiid industrious beyond all measure; if a depression, a war, a decline in foreign trade or some fool's monkeying with the currency close:.-] the factory where you work, you are out of luck and there js precious little you can do about il. That is the sort of Ihing |.hu man on top can't gel next to by a mere process of working for two months on an assembly line. That feeling of insecurity never will put its icy lingers on his heart. In the back of his mind must always be the knowledge that lie is in this only for a little while. He will return to .security when his two months are up. Short rations are no Hardship when you know there is a big chicken dinner waiting for you a little later. A sympathetic understanding of the (roubles of the man at the botiom. is something that can't be taught. Unless you have come up from the hot- lam yourself, or have been born with the necessary breadth of imagination ami sympathy, you dwell forever in another world. {Slumming parties may salve the conscience, but thcv mean very, very little. l]cu.ti.lij'ying. ilw. job Shakespeare once 'asked, ironically, "What's in a niilme?" The answer of - 20lh century America seems to be, "Every Hi ing." Samuel Fasslcr, commissioner nf buildings in Manhattan, urged the other day that master plumbers adopt for Ihemselves the now'name of "sanitary engineer," sn as to make a belter impression on the public. Ami why not? The whole idea thdso days seems to be to beauly your job with a fancy title. We have seen the press agent blossom out as a public relations counsel, the undertaker become a mortician, the hairdresser a beautician and the movie actress become an arlisl. If the plumber wishes to become a sanitary engineer, whv shouldn't he? SIDE GLANCES By George Clark "A woman shouldn't lell her right age. No mallei wlia she says, everyone adds four or live years lo il." THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson IS THE CLOSEST PLANET, BUT WE KNOW MORE: ABOUT MARS, DUE TO THE FACT THAT VENUS HAS AN OPAQUE: ATMOSPHERE:, AND ALSO THAT, WHEN NEAR-' ESJ US, THE. A//&HT S/DE: 'OF THE: PLANET (S. TOWAR-D US.- CAST 01.' CII.UIAOTEHS "• 'JOAX JIA1IHIV1T, hurolue, «c- 1ary to Julu, Jlt-mlry. > JOII.Y JIK.MIKY, lulnlug luvcxt- moiil hvud, IIOII AttHllKWX, lll-llilr)'* Junior i>:irlm-r and Jmin'* llunfi', SVIHI, HKNMHY, xoelnltt.-, John llt'/iclr)'* ulti-i: find JOUII'K rlviil lu love. I'jril, II- IIHXDUY, iybll'u IjtiXUtr. l> 0 11 O T 11 V STAUKi:, Jonu's Jllrlhm.J irltml. CIIAUI.HS .VOUTU.V, California mining promoter. - - AVslcrdayi ,lo:m IN lf« nlonp 1" Hit. olikH' with Clmrlf.i Norton ^vlm n-c'iiKiilgL'M Iit-r II* liiivlnf? onr« livi-tl In <Tilir,iriil;i. '1'rcui- blliifc-, Juan iloiiie* IM*. CHAPTER XVII ]£VENTUAI,LY, Joan met Dorothy for lunch, though it was long after one o'clock, and Dorothy had been waiting hall at hour. "I had the most awful time Sotting hero!" she cried breathlessly. "That Norton man—Mr Ilendry':; friend from California— kept me, pretending he had somi work ... lie is the most horrible person!" "Wliy didn't you wallc out on him?" "I did, finally. However," sin reported mure cheerfully, "I have the aflernoon oft". l\lr. Hendr> told me to go shopr.Sejg." Dorothy smiled. "Is he an un dcrstamiing man!' Joati did not think of Norton again that afternoon; .they wcr hoth too absorbed in the joy o buying in sheer extravagance With three hundred dollars t spend—one hundred on linger] alone, it she wanted to—Joan fe] as if she owned the world. It was not until laic that nigh aftci' Joati had tried on the las silky, slithering Kightie. tha .Dorothy remarked, wickedly: "You are the prettiest thing, OUT OUR WAY Ahvays (jive "him" an expcrimcnlal "no" even Uiouj!!, you mmiH want lo say -yes." Ti ,cn wall a fc«- days; if yo , lr „,„,„.„ mrikcs yml feel relieved you have ,lo,,e the riuht thin-Rev. H. M. Wells, Cleveland, o.. MM ,i ns ^ on Ihe lira proposal ol ma.rri;i 3 e. By William A BARJ3£L OF CftODE PETROLEUM YIELDS ABOUT TW/CE: AS MA/vy GALLON Of GASOi-M£: TODAY AS , IT DID FIFTEEN YEARS f ' AGO. MrR.1MJBVStiS[fiv,{ E .,M;. T, BEC. U. S. WkT.Orf. T-/II Venus travels an orhiL Uiat lies inside that of the earth. Therefore when she is nearest us. she is directly in line with the sun, and w can sec only her dark side. Mars travels an orbit Unit lies outside on own. and we lock away from the sun to see it at its nearest approach, and we see its full lighted face. 'TOAN," she said finally, "do " you mind if I ask you about Joan looked up in mild surprise. About my father, you mean?" ''Yes." I don't mind, Dorothy, s iff" What Joan . . I don't wondei- that old Norton tried to make up to > f ou —Look out! You've dropped that lovely nightie on the floor." She looked up quickly, wondering \vhat had startled Joan so. "What's the matter?" she asked lightly. Joan rubbed a hand over her forehead. "I'm tired, I guess. And I'd forgotten all about Norton—" Dorothy laughed. "Surely you're not afraid of him, arc you?" "I think I am . . . ." "You goose! . With Bob and Mr. llendry in the saine office?" "It's not that. He's a link—to California. 1 can't be sure whether he knows or not." "Fiddlesticks!" Dorothy claimed lightly. "Don't worry about it." But her eyes clouded, and for a moment she sat on the "Was ho guilty?" She asked it Imidly, knowing how painful the lucstion might be. Joan, however, did not flinch. Her voice, when she replied, was sad, bill still quiet. She had inswered the question so many iincs, in her own heart as well as to other people. "He never killed a man, Doro- !hy," she said simply. "1 know it means nothing for mo to say that. He said it so often—and ny mother said il. But nobody believed them. I know that lie tvas innocent, just as you would lavo known it of your father, jusl ds I know now that Bob could never.do anything like that." "The evidence was all circumstantial, of course." Joan nodded. "Diabolically so. I guess even the jury couldn't believe otherwise. The murder was so—so cold-blooded. I remember reading about it in the papers. Dad wouldn't have me at the trial, and mother tried to keep the newspapers from me. But I saw them, o£ course. And when I read llic awful accusations against father, I would forget for a moment who he was, and I would shudder with hatred, too." t t, t A BSENTLY she traced the outline of the lace in the nightgown ftlic held in her lap. "Father and this Mr. Jordan,' 1 she went on, "were such close friends. He was as devoted lo him as I am to Mr. Heridry. Or rather, as Bob is to Mr.. Hendry Father was young, and Mr. Jordan, as his employer, gave him unlimited opportunity. He trustee liim with every dollar that passc( through the company, and father would have died 'himself bcfori betraying his confidence. He could never have done—what thej said—" "lie could never have quarrelec with him? Joan shook her head, "t don 1 think he'ever did. But if there was some.little disagreement that that wouldn't prove he—he" "Shot him?" can't tell you why I do, but II lleve In your father just as I '.. lieve in you. We can't makel jury believe, but if we know oil selves, don't you suppose hetwel us, we could find out something They sat down on the bed il Bother. Hopelessly, Joan aho| her head. "How could we, Dorothy?" si cried despairingly. "How coil we do it, without money, nol when nobody else could—1| years ago?" Dorothy sighed. "I don't knol Somehow it just seems to me tl [ if you believe in someone so In I —so positively—you must be all to impress your certainly up| others . . . ." "My mother believed in h| thai way—" "Of course. But your motll was probably so terrified, so ll wildercd at the time, that l| trenglh deserted her." Joan nodded. "Mother was I remember. That was anoUl ircu instance." "How." "It was a mailer of lhcft-1 veil ns murder. Whoever kiln •Ir. Jordan did it for se nousand dollars which hi7np be passing through thr hat day. My father was loscd to be the only .one v.; knew of the money. And il notlier had just undergonc- ritlcal operation. Father ovj Tiorc 'than a thousand dollarsjl he doctors and to the hospital I bed quietly turning over in her the matter Tears sprung into Joan's eyes "Shot him," she whispered, "in— the—back—Ob, , Dorothy, can 1 you believe my father never dii that? Can't anybody believe il? Joan jumped lo her feet, cryin a little hysterically. There were tears in Dorothy' eyes, too, as she got 'up and pu her arms about Joan's shoulders "I 'dp believo it,' Joan, dear. DOROTHY'S eyes were bri;l as she listened. "It EouiKJjl ihe said reflectively, "as if an 11' Fate had pieced Ihe whole c ogcther." "II was exactly thai," jtj ifirced lisilcssly. "EveryihU worked together that way—aij' t was my lather's fate, and couldn't escape it. I guess \\ can't fight Fate." Dorothy's eyes narrow I shrewdly. "I think," she s; | with strong conviction, "that had rotten lawyers." "It was just Falc," Joan s;| again, quietly. "And I say 'Fiddlesticks I Dorolhy snorled once more.' siory is perfeclly undcrstanda'I —if anybody wants lo believe f Bui that's,the trouble. Pcb'l like to believe the'worst.. I : E. | say you didn't have a good yer." Long afterward, when they! both gone to their own rooms }'| the night, -Dorothy lay a\v:'.f turning the whole story overjj her mi rid. And the more ; : thought about it, tlie stronger came her conviction thai- s thing might still be done lim! it. .... v, . (To Be Continued} f I pains in the abdomen which cannot be definitely associated with any digestive trouble. In every caic of Ibis type, careful -study of the heart should be made lo determine whether there is any beginning dis-' turbauce. Most frequently rheumatic [ever arrives abruptly with pains in the joints and other symptoms attributable to the heart. The pains in the joints may be accompanied by swelling, tenderness, and red- iiess, or riny 'oC these symptom-,, and may move about from 'one joint to another. Fever. rapi:i r.eart, rapid breathing, and exhaustion are. of course, signs that should not be neglected for a moment. NEXT: Arc tlicrc any deer in Auslraliu? .A WAGOW WHEEL M?CKE5 A FIME BOOTJACK PER WET BOOTS, BUT • WHUT'I HATE IS TH' WALK BACK- YOO-HOO, STIFFY-WILU WE BE IN G A H035 AFTER VUH? Child Who is Pale, Easily Tired May Have Serious Rheumatic Fever (NO. 2fl!» ity rm. sioititis rismiGiN Mllor. .Inunul nf Ihn American M R d i c- i\ I A>Nori:*li<ui, nncl of tllr llriiHii .M.iRU/inc Most serious oi an the h?arl dis- of childhood timl of tin: vmnijier a?es is rhrmratic lever. Usually this condition allecls children between 5 and 15 years of The resultant tlamnijc is crip- it not promptly fatal, in many instances. The disease in.v.- come on abruptly or the oti^t may be in- There arc m.mv cases in which there are r.o unite symp- oms. For a while Ii c child mny appear only tn \r iinio-.v what be consider,-<i its normal Germany Saves Crumbs MUNICH (UP)—The Nazi Press las starled a "save every cnnnb" campaign. "The false modesty" of :eoplc who leave broken pieces ot iread on restaurant tables is attacked with the order, "ft you can- nct finish it, take it away In youi pocket and cal it lalcr." 10 Years'Ago From the Flies of the Blytheville Courier News Tuesday, Stay 10, 152.1 MEMPHIS—The death toll in a scries of tornadoes which swept Arkansas from end to end talc yesterday passed the 75 mark today as crippled 'communications brought in additional lists of dead and injured. Deaths were reported at Strong, Walnut Ridge, Hoxic, Paul's Switch, Toledo, Egypt and Maynard. POPLAR BLUFF, Mo.—The list of dead from yesterday's tornado here mounted to 74 today. With virtually every building in the fiownlown district cither demolished 1 or partially wrecked, the city counted ius loss in millions of dollars. The twisting wind cut a path seven blocks wide and 43 bit long, a'ffecting 'an area of appi'-l mately 300 city blocks. NEW YORK—The bleak slrc|l es of the stormy Atlantic arc-1 ing combed for the missing r tors, Captains Nuhgesser and now 19 hours overdue at New.' on their flight from Paris. Seniors 'Restrict Frosli CORVALLIS, Ore. ('U'P>—Oi-i;;| Sials college interfraternity c<-1 cil has barred a custom that/1 lowed freshmen some relalhtf for the indignities tradltiot; heaped upon them. The pra<| I known as the ''Senior RI j'il whereby ripper classmen were fii| ibly seized and taken for a ride by freshmen, is 'now out. ! | seniors have occasionally been ed lo walk 30 or more miles home. of New Guinea carry the 'skull | their departed husbands with them for the rest of t : "J lives. OUR BOARDING HOUSE Witli Major Hooj health level. have colds li-i] and sore throrvts \\fh more than the usual fretine::',y, and his weight will not viv;-, 11;) to the normal average. There may b? lo symptoms of divurit stomach or into:-',!;, and all of the -,i.:; which go with 111;children. . Most- mi ever, Is the fali;iio : tiredness, which is o portion to tile anur.u.' ol it follows. appetite. in tlie heartache. -symptom > hicsscs of iUif. how-' feeling pi ot all prb- Victims cf ilicnm^ usually pnle. i\nd i; ; keep Ihe totnl nuir.V; blood cells up to iii) Ihcir blood is CN^ru;r.:; Unit there is an r,. ; numbfr of ^hile bio,..; indicates pyeser-te cl • tevor nre 'iifliciilt. to >f tiioi; ii is found (.-.;- ill LIlC vlis. whicl' " Direction. Usually. loo. the rato of Ihe heart I:; more rapid than normal. While, any unusual amount o! (ever may not bo found if a thermometer is placed in the victim's uujulh, rrn^iitccl Ic.sU of his temperature hy placing the thermometer in the rectum may show occasional attacks of fo.vcr. It will bo noticed that there nothing characteristic in any o these .symptoms. They are, however, an indication that .something i.s wront; and that an investigation .should IK made anrt repeated until Ihe doctor has determined tlcfi- litr.ly wliat is responsible. In the nsidinus CMOS, mouth.-;, even years, .uay rlapsc. with Ihrsc easily overlooked .symptoms present, before an acute attack of rheumatic (ever attesting tlie heart becomes apparent. O:is significant sign, for which parents should watch. Is sronin? i. Those pains Include those : and general discomforts that occur clii.'fly in the arms and legs, and sometimes in tile joints Occasionally, loo. they may allcct the muselr.s of the bociy. ' WiKii a child complains oi tliose growing puns, a careful examination siioiild lie made to rictenr.ine whether rheumatic conditions are present. Quite often UU\M> pains are fomu in children \vho me not rheumatic in any way. b;i;, ihcir pre-'Ciicc sliould always br ooiisid- cred a warning signal tint should not be iifiltitcd. Sometimes children Mificr trot NOT 5O FA.ST, MY 5MART WHV THAT HAY V.'HAT GAVE VOU THE IDEA THAT 1 WAS BETTlKkS A HORSE 2 ip YOU 'WILL BUT READ THE •' VVP,1TTEM WAdEP,,YOU WILL' ; THAT, WHEM i "THE -BOOKIE',' T. TRUTHPULLV CALLED r THE TURM OM WHO '•"• WOULP WIM Ikl THE PERBV, OP> IM AWV OTHER RACE -»• UAP F - KAF P— THE" PURSE \S MIME f THIWK MV -,- WASKl'T FfVEM EMTERED Ik) TH' PERBY SO, WE

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