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AGE SJX BLYTHRVFLLE, (AUK.) COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE. COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. II. W. HAINES, Publisher Sole Notional Advertising Representatives: Arkansas. Dailies, Jnc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class mater at the post ofllce at Blythc-vllle Arkansas, under net of Jij, October 9. 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION DATES By carrier In the City of Blylhcvllle, 15c per week, or G5c per month. By mall, within a radius of 60 miles, S3.00 nor year, 51.50 for six months, 75c for three months; by mail in postal zones two to .six, Inclusive, $C.50 per year; In zones seven and eight ,$10.00 per year, payable in advance. New York Voters Put Democracy to Work The changes have been rung oflcn enough on the fact that Tammany Hal!, for the first time in history, lifts taken two lickings in a row. Whal needs to be examined now is (he background for the phenomenon. For it is not enough merely to say that Mayor LaGuanlia i.s a .sensational campaigner gifted with « more titan ordinary large amount of po'ilical "U." Nor is it enough to bring tip the fact that his candidacy bore the unofficial blessing of President .Roosevelt, or to add that the people of New York had grown tired of Tammany's perennial misrule. These things don't explain it. Tammany misrule is an old .story. National administrations before now have smiled benignly on reform mayors, only (o see them go down to defeat. Reform mayors before now have been good campaigners without profiting by it. The explanation must lie deeper. The very atmosphere of politics seems to have changed. A new spirit is abroad in the land. The people are desperately anxious to have governments that are in tune with the needs and aspirations of ordinary folk, and they are sick to death of governments that represent invisible selfish interests. .How did this come about? Probably .von would not be very far wrong if you ascribed it chiefly to the fact that .the great depression was one of the most potent educational influences in American history. Before the depression New York had mayors like Hylan and Walker— and liked them very well. The "better element," of course, made the usual protests, but nobody listened. Like every other American city, the mass of people in New York got just the sort of city government they deserved. Things were booming, politicians were expected to be a shady lot, and there was a general impression that if the common man just stopped worrying: about things his lot would go on improving automatically until the millennium dawned. Then came the depression. People began to realize that progress 's not an automatic thing, that" democracy won't work properly unless the voters take the trouble to make 't work, and that a politician who is put into office by selfish interests can't logically he expected to refrain from serving those interests after he is elected. The <t!d slip-shod, care-free sort of politics that seemed to work all right in boom limes stood repealed as an unbearably nxjiensive luxury in bud limes. It bwaiiis obvious that the ordinary man's liberties need defending, and (ha( the ordinary man «ui defend them only by using his ballot wisely. So politics is existing in an entirely different atmosphere now than was Ihe case a di'nule ago. Once again, people are willing lo lake the trouble (o make ds'tnocracy work. That is the encouraging thing about the New York election. 3UT OUB WAY Undermining (dnc/'r The pressing need for continued research inlo the mystery of cancer is amply stated by Dr. Henry D. Chadwick, director of (he Massachusetts Department of Health, in his assertion that the death rate from this dreadful malady will continue to go higher unless re.scnrch yields a cure. The cancer death rate has been going up steadily for years. Eighty years ago, cancer was not one of the 10 leading causes of death in the United States; today it ranks second only to heart disease. Much of this, (o be sure, is clue to (he increase in the average life span. More people die of cancer nowadays because more people live to the age at which cancer is likely to strike. Nevertheless, the rising cancer death rate is dismaying enough to indicate that research programs deserve all the support the public can give them. Inviting Trouble An official report to the St;ile Department from American naval authorities in the far east shows that <15C1 Americans have been evacuated from China, as of Oct. 29, and that 5802 Americans still remain there. , When the shooting began at Shanghai, thc--e were loud demands from the American colony that the American government extend protection to its citizens who were marooned in the battle zone and could not gel away. The navy and the marines got on the job to do what was necessary, at considerable risk (o themselves. By now, however, a goodly percentage of the marooned Americans have been rescued. 11 is a fair assumption that most of those who remain are remaining from choice. And the logical deduction is that there is far less reason than before Tor running the risk of embroiling America in the war in order lo prelect Americans who are playing (he role of innocent bystander. No profession,,! jnnii who lias any pride at all .should draw a salary, whether it be from slate, municipal or federal government, if ho (Iocs nothing.-cmrord Grove. St. Louts nlloi- iify K-ho resigned because he was not getting enough work to earn his pay. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1937 SIDE GLANCES By George CJ^kf BY 'MARY RAYMOND Copyright, 1937, NEA Setvi«, Inc. OAST OP rmitArri:ris JIM. WHXTWtWTJf, Jiirolni- nllrm-llvr tU'l>uliiulr. AI.A.V JJiFJ.'UV, licro rl.luc >-miiiR nrll«l. ' """"• Ullilil- ll'KYVtt 'OflTJf, JIM', . .1.1 OK WHXTWOUTH. jnillifr. XVI,VIA Si:TTOX, ull IK-II Jlll'ii By Williams ".Joe his hobbies." THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson ^fNterdnyt Il;c>k«n tu Kplrll Alnn rrturnn tit l,l« aludlo. \ Jen iiiluuti-N Jiitey .Ar^aib iimirum. 3n Ufspfration Ainu, EII Ardntli'* KUK- HVI.ISVII, brgliiH u Iturtrtilt of lirr, CHAPTER XVIII 'T'HF, shining scarf had given Ardath a subtle allure. But .something was wrong. Those flat little curls which had been painstakingly pressed down over her forehead, held in place by thick blond braides. Alan frowned, and crossed th>? room to his dresser. He came back with a comb. "Mind?" he queried. Without waiting for her reply, he combed out the curls, releasing Ardalh's young brow from the curly screen. "You have a classic brow. You might be some young Greek god- dejs, who has forgotten she is curved of stone, and has come to life. Ready to enthrall a mere earthly man with her beauty. "Are you enthralled?" Ardath asked boldly. "I'm no man. I'm nn arlist, [Twice he slopped to bring coffee and henp more coal on the open (lie. Ardalh was of (lint type who knew only one way to £el a man. Entrap him with physical weapons, time. Her lips curved into warm invitation again. But her most alluring expressions were'evidently being lost upon Alan. She began to droop the picture. in weary defeat "Wake up," Alnn cried oul with professional ruthlessness. She would leave before he came sack. Just as soon as it was light. But she would leave a Jillle re"-"-•*. LJlll Mil; \yuujU 1VU "Let's quit," Ardath suggested, minder of her visit. THERE WERE. BORN IN JANUARV BEFORE THE YEAR. 'TOO B.C. DID NOT EXIST UNTIL THAT TIME. .- - _„ „ CASTS A SHADOW WHEREVER, rT'SHINES IN THE UNITED STATES, SINCE AT MO PLACK DOES IT EVER. SHINE FROM CWDDV LONGLEGS HAS SlX-r^-fOiSfZ TIMES /\S AAOCH A THE sun never .shines directly overhead on any spot in the United States, since the southernmost point of land is about 25 degree."; north of the equator, and the sun comes no farther north than 23K degrees. NliXT: What large dty is lulfway between the Norn, I'olc ami Ihe equator? TH' DOORS SO THEY WOM'T SWIM& opew.'" too-WITH NOTCH W TO DO IT WITH.. ONLy MV BtfAINS AM' WHUT DO I GET ? HOLLEGGD AT.' SHRIEKED AT.' YOU LL GET SWUN6 AT IF YOU COM'T GET THAT CRA7Y MESS OFF THERE IM A WHV MOTHERS 6E7 SE4V Psoriasis is an Annoying Malady Which Can Be Very Hanl'io Treat Tins is the seventeenth of n series of articles in which Dr. Morris Pishbcin discusses diseases of the skin. the , is more likely to be found on ! bnclcs of the hands than on th ! palms and Ihe soles of the feet. (No. 367) BV nn. MOKKts rrsmtKi.v i.cmor. Journal ol me Amcnrim Medical Aviorialion. ailrl of llyccis, the Health Magazine One of the most common of the ."kin disr.i.w.s Ls psoriasis. This condition occurs usunllv In people who arc fairly well. It Is distinctly a sfein disease although it Is bclic'vcrt to have some constitutional background. t'.sovinsis appears in j>ooj>!e »f nm . a?e-from childhood to amilt life. iray alfect cither men or women! Usually the condition (jets bctler in the summer and worse in the winter. Psoriasis has been found from I'.ine to time associated with almost any other disease." incluciin- |»r- Heularly the rheumatic diseases In the treatment of the condition it is necessary to control the cmiro hygiene of the individual and some- 'iiue.s, almost regardless of ircnt- uienl, the condition occurs a";<t n ami again. In psoriasis, dry, reddish, rounded Or oval patches appear on Ihe body usually on the hacks of the arim "nd the fronts of the legs as well as on the chest and occasionally on tne scalp. The condition may 'also spread to the palms or affect, almost. any portion of the body, although It is more rare ou th e face The typical psoriasis usually ships Ihe face but may extend slightly onto the forehead. The condition be nn artist. A very tired arlist feeling that what lie has done is foolish and futile. And you'll be <'i very weary girl, ready to call it a day." * * * A RDATH couldn't have analyzed her own feelings. A chaolic combination of anger, helplessness, vanity, and whal Ardath was accustomed lo calling "Icvc." She was being swept along by a swift emotional current past the boundaries of restraint and dignity. "Take your handkerchief and rub off some of that rouge on your mouth," Alan commanded. He watched her lightly touch her lips with a handkerchief, and then he crossed over to her. "Here, let me show you." He took the handkerchief and rubbed vigorously. "There, that's better. A goddess who's gutting n soul doesn't have lips like a scarlet poppy. Hoi- lips arc awakening . . . like a rosy dawn. You're trembling. Cold 1 ! Wait, I'll build up the fire. And maybe a cup of collee would help both of us. It's going lo be a long silting." It was n long sitting. Alan lady at an hour like this, awfully strict, you see." hud washed over Alan's face. "And afterward?" Ardath persisted, softly. Alan was bending over his . T AN Hid sen paints. He spoke slowly: "After- A e ' ward—after this sitting, I'll still suddenly. "I'm—I guess I'm too tired lo sit still any longer. It's Lite, and there's tomorrow. You don't have to punch a clock at 8 a. m. do you?" "I'm afraid I've been selfish," Alan said, compassionately. "I'm fearfully sorry, ru make this up to you. Models are well paid, you know." "Oh, skip it," Ardath said. "I don't want any money. It wasn't so bad, really. Let's see what you've done." Alan threw a cover- over the canvas. "Wait until it's finished. I'm afraid you wouldn't understand now whal I'm trying to do. I'll call a taxi for you now." taxi!" Ardath breathed. "I She's worked intensely, without words, had never curved in the sweet and jenllo way lliis woman's did. Getling a soul, he had said! The arrogant fool! He had used l ier to paint this silly picture. He ad been ranking ftui of her all the In a blind fury, Ardath struck Ihe canvas violently. All he had wanted was to paint ike this. Well, he wouldn't have She had believed this was one of those cheap adventures. Only it wouldn't be. He tried to keep the contempt out of his voice, lo make it sound casual. "You want to stay here, then?" "If you don't mind. I could just cui'I up in a big chair somewhere." "I wouldn't be comfortable at oil sleeping in my bed. I've a better idea. I'm going to let you sleep there, while I go out for a walk." Ardath persisted. "It seems silly for you to leave. If you're thinking about my reputation—you needn't. I'm not a conventional person." "No," Alan said, his eyes meeting her's steadily. "1 wasn't thinking of that. Besides the night is already over. It's close to 5 o'clock." one uuu MIIJ^JUU miu uer dress, He went out, closing the door tugged on her slippers and started, behind him. l - " - -'Ardath went back inlo the bedroom slowly. The covered canvas met her eyes', and angrily she turned back the cover. For a moment she stood regarding it blr.nkly. Her own face, her own features. And yet it wasn't her. The soft, shining radiance on the face of the woman on the canvas bewildered her. Her lips With quick, savage fingers, she lore the picture from the easel, •oiled it tightly and went over to !he fire. For a moment, smoke curled about the canvas. Then, greedy flames leaped up. * * * A TAWNY glow was streaking the early morning sky when drove away tram the big, shadow-wrapped mansion. Some of her dark mood began :o drop irom her like a too-heavy load. She was going to the man she loved. That was all that mattered for t!ie moment. He would forgive her and understand. When big hurts came, petty considerations were washed away, like small ripples lost in the heavy roll of the sea. Here she was turning into 07th street, with its sleepy morning face powdered heavily with snow. And —Jill had stopped her car at the curb with a funny little quiver of nervousness—this was the address Patty had given her. Behind thai closed door was Alan. H was natural to feel this frightened clulch at her heart. She couldn't remember calling on a man she loved at this hour before! And she never could again! Inside, Ardath was aroused by the jangle of the doorbell. She :ame out of sleep slowly, with, last light's anger and irritation creeping back with consciousness. It must ho Alan coming back to make peace, changing his mind about being so high and upstage. He would be angry about that picture. There was only one thing to do. Brazen it out. She might get farther with crying. She had slipped into her dress, to the door. The bell rang again and Ardalh muttered: "Coming, coming!" Her eyes were a little scared. He really had an awful temper. You could see it. She opened t!;? door a little. anfl < then wider, as sin? vtspsp.uted tha- early morning caller. ' • •''• "Oh, it's you!" Ardpth; said, smiling defiantly at Jill, " ' ' (To Be Continued) used must be modified according ! tend University of Washington next to the condition of the skin. j year and study aeronautical en»i- 11 is customary after the skin be- \ neerinj, she said. ;ins to respond to the treatment to j "i saw certain people'about have a period of soothing treatment, Obviously, therefore, it is not safe or desirable for anyone to try to treat himself for this chronic disease of the skin. N'EXT: Warls— ami superstitions. to China," she said "They said if j i were n boy it would be all ri<*ht [ So I guess I won't fly any planes in the war. But some day I am »o- 1 1ng to fly jn chil)a Maybe r can 1 be a teacher." Chinese Girl Aspires To Be Fighting Pilot Dt's Western Desert — May Become Oil Field I me"ui they are reported to have offered huge sums for the privilege of prospecting. They arc sure that untold wealth will be found beneatli the scorching sands. The Western Dqsert is not all fiat sand, as is commonly supposed. There are also gravel nuts, limestone outcrops, clay pan and regular lines ot sand dunes. All Ases Seek Health AUSTIN, Tex. (UP) — The wo- | Egypt's "Western Desert," shortly i lich oil SEATTLE (UP) — Ruth Chinn, 18-year-old American-born Chinese girl, has one big ambition—to fly in • nun- be sprmMcd the Chinese army and fight the; fields. Japanese. ; According to an official govern- Miss Chmn weighs 90 pounds and | ment announcement, the much- she uses three cushions under her j coveted rights to dig for oil in the parachute pack when she goes lly- desert that stnrU at Cairo and ing. The cushions raise her so she reaches into the heart of Central can see over the cowling. | Africa have been granted to a To keep up her flying. Miss i British company and an American Chmn serves horse d'oeuvrcs at a i company. The firms were n o t Seattle supper club. Perhaps she ! named in the announcement will be able lo save enough to at- • Experts are so confident that - i>om 2'i years to CO. Youngest is CAtRO (UP) — Hitherto useless j Eva Rae Higgins, 2^-yco.r-old stretches of wasteland, known as daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Higgins, Austin, she i s takin ,„- slruclion in rhythmic dancing. Several women who admit they are "more than 60" are enrolled in swimming classes. The Imaginary lines known as Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn, are so named because the sun, when farthest north, is in the sign of Cancer, and. when farthest south, is in the sign of Capri- cornus. OUR BOARDING HOUSE ^ In this condition the reddened i spots become covered with scales which are of mothcr-or-pcarl color, j When (he scales are removed, a ' tiny bleeding p a j n ( w m bc SD where they liavc been attached. It is. of course, possible for a condition like psoriasis to be .sub- jcctc^ to a secondary Mfection although this does not occur frequently. The cause of psoriasis is not known, in some instances there may be a hereditary influence However, it h rather rare to sec two or more cases in the same family. It has been stiRs; C .sted that the condition is in some way associated with diet, thai it i s caused by a parasite or an infection, that it is j due In some manner to a wron? I action of the glands, but none of I these suggestions has been proved i to represent the actual cause in the condition. ; It is possible by adequate treatment to bring about relief of psoriasis. at least for a while This In; voU-cs the application of a considerable number of different preparations to the skin in various orders depending on the response of the skin to the treatment. Sometimes the treatment of Die i skin with the ointments and the lotions is supplemented by the use ; of various light rays. Here, again ; however, the treatment is excccd- I ingly dlflicult, since the dosage of I both the drugs used and the rays LW-M-~-WOW THAT I HAVE RECOVERED FROM MY SLJDQEkl ATTACK OF SPOTTED Pfc'VHR, 1. AM FREE TO PURSUE PROBLEMS IM THE PIELD 6^ ENDEAVOR ? — I MUST READ UP AMD LEARM THE CRYING MEED OP THE HOUR SO X CAM APPLY /v\Y With Major Hoople HEAP-HUT HA<3 8EEM CLOSED •5O LOMQ , YOU'D BETTER OIL UP TH' RUSTY HIMQE5 X so THEY WOKI'T SQUEAK WHEW P^l OPPORTUNITY GIVES you WHY POM'T YOU 1WVEMT A RUG THAT ALSO CAK! BE U-3EO AS A BLAKJKET? THEU WHILE YOU ARE ' SAVING OM COAL, OUR TUSKS LOOSE WHEW WE CRAWL r )MTO TH' , HAY/

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