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FOUTt THE BLYTHEVILLR COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W.' HAINES, Publisher folc National Advertising Representatives; Arkansitt Dailies. Inc., Nc\v York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis. Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Eniry Afternoon Hscept Sunday Entered as • second class mater »'< Hie post office at Blythcvillc Aikansjis, under act of Cba£rtss,' October 9; 1917. BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION UAT1SS ' . 'By earlier- lit Ilic City of Blytlwville. IHu p« wcrti- or 65e per inontli. 3y mail, within a radius of 50 miles. 53.00 per ycur. 51.50 for six montlis, fSc for tlueo months; ' by. mail in postal xoncs two to six. Inclusive, 36.50 per year; in rants seven p.iul eight ,510.00 per yesr, payable In advance. l Have. Win- -'.' Divided oil utmost everything else, . 'rijcmlj.c'rs of the present Congres.s sucin to be hprccd/qii one thing; that ;ibovo ovci'ylhiiig cl.s'e flic Amoi'icin people : wiuit io stay .out of any and ;<!! wars Dial i.iuiy come over (lie !ioi'i;:o;i. ; In (liis the Congressmen iimlouljlcd- ••'?}• ^reflect (ho wishes of Ihoir constituents. No one can doubt that (lie. puo- )ijo of ili it> country want PL-JK-O. War may -start overnight itt almost iihy :: part of the world; if public sentiment meant; anything, this country vv-iil slay out if it is liumanly possible. But the pcacc-bvini; people of the United Stales might as \vcii iuukir- ; H! an;', one thing. Under existing la\v.«, they can be taken into war against -:lhcir own will, ant! they can do notli- ' iiig about it but take it ;ind like jl. -In the first place, any President win, -.-' if lie wishes. maneuver (he country into a .spot where vrar hcccmc.'i pr;:cti- ..'. .rally iiioviliiblo. Wilson -'did 'it, imin- tcntiojwlly, in (he World War; any succeeding- President could do the same. -. In the iieccnicl place, it it-, Congress •'•• Oiiit declares, war. Susceptible to pre-- surcs of all kimis, Consraw; might vn- ueivably declare war when a majonly (if the pcopitt did not want \v;ir. U is still .ail OIIEJIV , (jusstiou, for instance, , ^taUrir^miijprity of American^ wunl- <, to Eo"'?:r\var witb Germany ''in itlio,. spring .qriOV?... ' '''",]. •:• Tll ^i n . 1 ',c. now, paiuling-: in 'the Sen-. - ate -two ! bills which aim to remedy 'this ••situation, ^introduced -by Senator La• Follctte. of Wisconsin and Senator/ Capper of Kansas, these bills call for a. constitutional - amendment w h i ch . would .put any -declaration of war up -to a, nationwide referendum for ratili- cation. Unless" a- majority of the people voted for war, war could not be declared. ' The only exception would be in case of invasion by a foreign power of the United States or any other North American nation. ''Every man in the nation will jump tp arms in case the Ui)ite:l Slates is invaded or threatened with invasion," says Senator Capper. "But when it -comes to war overseas, Ilia American people believe they have the right to pass on their participation in such wars, and I agree," And says Senator LaKolleUe: "I believe that if the American people arc competent to elect congressmen and senators to make such a tremendous decision, they are equally competent to arrive at the decision themselves." It is pretty hard to find any flaws in that sort of logic. Karly action en one or the other of these two bills would bi: advisable. The danger of a new world war seems to he getting greater all the time. Here is o;!o wifciTiiard to which the American people are entitled—the right to say for themcHlves whether they shall send iirnm'.s to right overseas. The machinery lo jfh'c them that right might ac.' well be put in motion n't once. . . Rc(t(. Lot;e And Ego I'resident William Allan Neilson of Smith College thinks that sacred and holy mother love can be a good deal kru admirable than it is commonly supposed to be. Addressing ;i meeting of Smith College abimnae in New York, Dr. Ncil- !-uii declared that "nine times out of ten, mother love is nothing but .self lovo." He explained it like this; Mothers want their daughters to "do well" in school so that credit will b<: reflected on themselves. They plan their daughters' careers with Unit, rather than the daughters' well-being, in ni.ittd.. They send their girls to college—and immediately inquire liow often the girls can .leave college and come home, away from the great opportunities which college life holds out. The mothers, of course, might have a good deal to say in rebuttal. But tlie critici:-»m is a good one to ponder over—as a. .reminder -that -self-interest. is HO-universal a" Jumimr trait that it • can color even the highest and : noblest'; of emotions. / China Vw ;i time it looked ;is il" dctpvini- miUon-mid -numbers might outweigh 'training--ami equipment, in the war in China. Certainly the Chinese -armies Kave the .lapancsc invaders 'far more, ,of a Kinigjjl-! than (ho high co)miMi)fl at To!<io 'had counted on; lhc .stnijj-. gk at Shanghai aldiio was one of lliu m o K t .stublwrnly-contestcd cnt'djfe- ments in the annals of modem warfare:. - - Bui now -it .bt'jfins (.0 appear thai .modern wans cannot," after till, be won without, conijilcto modem oiiiiipnicnt and (raining, no .mailer how heroic (he soldiers themselves may be." Recent dispatches from China' (show the Japanese to Ije victorious everywhere. Shanghai •],«,, fallen, Nanking itself is being descried; complete victory for the Javanese is at-tysl in. sight.' This was only to 'be expected. The sole surprise i,s that the Japanese victory has been so lorn; delayed. Tlw Japnncs-c arc poor aviators and tills )m:> ellolrcracd (lie lmilitail?U of Jap.™ ami lias pro- Ic!i 3 r ( i the jliu nnticclarcd war In ciiltia.-Dr. Efiicsi U. Wilwi., Knnws city author ami -OUT GUI* WAY ( , x 7 WmTfDlD £?S^'$$, \ VIIH SAV, ^'^^ X 1CIC? By Williams j SIDE GLANCES fy George Clark THURSDAY, DECEMBER. 2, 1937 ; VS2^ -^^y OREN ARNOLD, "I hate to bother you abuol a raise, chief. .It's my wife's » ! «-i and you know hov/ sho K." THIS CURIOUS WORLD % William Ferguson N)£PT<LJN£ WAS D ISCJO VEKHD WITH AND INSTRUMENTS. COrR.lH7.8Y NEA SERVICE. 'I HA^E BEEN RUIIN1EO BV VVINCi AND GROWN'BV WM. PHIPPEN, AT BAY ViEW GARDENS, BATTLE LAKE:, ALBERTA, GREW IN THE SHAPE • OF A DUCK. UAS'l- OP OmtACTURS ( K O I! B IIT II AnUY—kMo, «• .« K'IJ I Si S A I, A Mi — kerolar, a=i-y'H imrtncr. UU.VIIY iiEE (iIRL— Indian *mljer at l)am-'« Baxly. " HAULS JU>,E5—Dloui-en nta- * « ' * V3lcr<Pa>-( Sc-.-irch fur (he aevret (lie intehluH mint «o frvcr uUcU i-ji uoj, trover*.- uu air «uctfon Ihf uil«tlt wnll, drnwtne In- >vura, verliypK (<* «ujue uader- tfroutid VUXHUKC! CHAPTER XI J-JOLLIMAN missed Mary Meliss;; at the corral, but when she rode back later in the morning he was dragging in some timbers mid so encountered her. "Purty day, ain't it 'Lissa?" he greeted. "Wbyn't you come ride over with me, where I'm cuttin' poles at? Hunh?" Not his words, but his inflection both angered and frightened the His lone was almost an in- "Thank you, but I must go on " She tried to be very to ramp formal. "Aw, come on! Come on! There ain't no hurry. Might's well enjoy this trip. Wo got to be out here a long time together. I bet I courd show you a right good time." H was the only approach Scott Holliman knew. He would have used it in the liny dance hall at Blanco Canyon, or in the larger and greasier one at Nogaic-s and the gaudier one at Tucson. But it didn't work here. Too mad to reply with dignity, and too refined to be undignified, Mary Melissa simply spurred hsr horse and'galloped off. She headed direct tor camp, intending as a partner hi the expedition lo report the matter at once to Bob Barry and let him settle it with HoUiman. ; "Dr. Barry?" she called, dismounting. She hadn't quite decided (o call him "Bob" yet, even though he used her pet name now. There was no answer. She investigated and found the camp empty. Hades Jones she knew was away for (lie day,'but she had left Bob and Honey Bee Girl in ramp. She wasn't at all pleased 'o find herself atone there; she ,yas Jrightened, knowing that Holiman was approaching. f She rode off again and stayed f to. Hunger drove her back jiihout noon, antl she saw Bob and .Honey, Bee climbing down the castle ladders. TJEH emotions were oddly mixed, by an uncouth man, a hungry girl who finds no food but sees the pretty cook out alotic with the potential lover, is in no. mood tor trivolty. "Delightful day for a walk, I'm sure!" She almost snapped It at Bob and Honey Bee. she was not smiling. Bob missed the implication en tirely. , "Say, 'Lissa!" he was beaming again. His boyish enthusiasms were one very vital part of Hobert Barry's charm. "Listen here —Honey Bee's a honey, and no joking!" . . .;•' . Bob's statement was, in reality, ope of thanks, lest he hurt the Indian's feelings again. But he did not notice- the anger and hurt that his statement reflected in Mary Melissa's face. The white girl paled a little, her lips tight. "Know what she did, 'Lissal Being an Indian, she knows all sorts of Indian signs and symbols. Well, she picked out one up in the cliff that may be extremely valuable to us!" He paused, dramatically. But Mary Melissa was just staring, her bis brown eyes studying him. Bob saw then that she was unusually sober. He had become accustomed to her smile. Instantly he was concerned. His voice was lowered. "Why—what is it, 'Lissa?" He took her hand, held it, stopped a bit to be near her. 'Jis something wrong? Something I—?" Ht wasn't sure what to say, and so he stammered. He was so very honest about it that Mary Melissa's emotions gave way to her good sense. She forced a bit more animation, a feeble smile, and answered him. "Nothing important—Bob. Just —one of the horses gave a little SCIENTISTS' susiicclcd thin u, c planet Ncplmjc existed ion3 before il ms discovered, due to the )J=cullav actions ot lh= pl^icl Uranus, which shokc'H Ihnt it was biSing influenced by some unknown body. Cin-lonsly, two men, working 'independently c-.ilculatecl the Iccalion of Die ne«- pland, ami reached uici'.Ucnl conclusions it war. ^lound lo be rMcIl r ,vhci-c llicy prodiclctl It v/onlu | K . NfcXT: What is a volcanic bomb? ' m ffir-f^'-tt (^\ ,)^ &L r'l&'l . ''"'/^L^'^itJ'&X W& M *2?5 \W fcv-i lie >*Tffj •-*//• - . .~v v '- Af^"'-rSW/V; ^, '*"*•" J "'?* J "p b ~ • ^0£j£* ; *'*^>^'r—•- r^£' •i/% Ml -/' H7 ^£M*^«w£ '/ '•'• »: <^*. -• t ' l -^v,' -- ..^\ ."-* .^-~ v ,' '•^y .- -—., -r^^JT!*^" l^'Sfeff^.^ffi''. : -.''.v : . HEROES ARE MADE - MQT 8OB.M cno' 1 ^^,^^ 1 ^ Mile Oiie of OWcsi Known Parasiies ot Hninau Body is the Itrst ot ^icl, Ur. HM.teii. pos <3 ami pansl discoinforl to ,n » wncs H; 0 i,r<l but i,, , )C opl.. , v ho ;i-c discuses | particularly caret. InboV.l b^ lts v),icl, ; B!lf , Arcsiin „,„ "' nun s . ;:prc ^ lo ;u *. polli0 \vn.-i discovered <j\i>. ."Sfil , flic ovM.uii.--iu »U. HI.OBK.IS I'lSUBJirS nbnul 251) vrars .^ „, „„ lwmilll . •1cnnia\ (,r the Amcrlran- Occa:-ioii;iliy t!ii can<litlQn in traivi- livsl iV>snrl»tion. afi'd «r ! milled IhroiiKh :iu aiiil . ,:ri;i. (hn Itrallli Mngazinr I llttrc have l;ccn cares in which _ ln:ct-U \vhtcli dir-turl) the liuniu-.i' pco;>lc liccaiv." iufcclrri fioin iilay- «>a.v arc c( several varieties. In-, ins '-Villi a pony, a tlo.™ ;i cut -inrt <-!i:<lii:g tiior-c vrliirh live ;\ p;uii- IM o:ie InstHiicc" :\ camVl. rxi Icncc upon the body imri 03i,m nro rcp-i-le-1 ;n v.iiicli t!ic tl;n,=c which bite, cratch oriilch mile hns c.olten into II.- "I- in ways disturb tv.c health i tcr.ts of ll'.cairicnl or oirratic"'-•om- tho litiman Mnp. Prolwbly the - iwniss Ri-adtially inleclcd' the •a;-i'.c with the longest icicntifk; ! entire company l-.W.ory is V1 , c itch inllc or torus > Fortunately, medical .ci-nce M,-; in all truth, when the two reached camp. First made angry lights iu a row before the para-- ites arc entirely cllminnted. Holliman, even if she got him away from Honey Bee, in private. Far better to'ignore HoUiman, or work out her own problem with J"m, than to bother Bob. These thoughts r«ced (heough her rnm,d in a few seconds, while Bob was explaining in detail the Indian sign and th,e walled opening up in the cliff castle. Honey Be^ had, hastened about the business of preparing; food. "And now listen, both of you." Bob called Honey Bee back into the conference. "I've given this considerable thought After all, Miss Lane is the real patron of this expedition. We two are the mainstays, I mean. I don't, know what that new dungeon means, but I have a hunch it's important as possible. Now—if that news gets out, and the University professors get wind of it, we'll have maybe a dozen expeditions down here, probably reporters from newspapers and everything. Maybe before we could explore it ourselves. See? So. keep it quiet. I could trust old Hade's, but this Holliman is a stranger. He—" "Yes! Yes indeed, Bob!" 'Lissa was emphatic "Honey EJee, Miss Lane and I are going to explore that new cave alone, tomorrow: We'll begone a long time, maybe. B.ut we \vill Sake plent of food and water. Don't you breathe'a word to the other men, ever. Not a hint. Understand?" trouble. o on. Nothing really. Please What about the Indian . signs? Why is it important? I am very interested." t » * JJE smiled back at her then in renewed enthusiasm fop his report. "It led to a secret chamber. V/e dug into it. First thought it was lolhing but a cairn. We found one >ody near the entrance. But later I discovered a draft, an up^ur- rent of air. 'Lissa, this may' fie a secret tunnel .to that cave, from he valley level sorriewhere! Sio?" "I see. ' Oh, Bob!" His- excitement was contagious/ so that 'Lissa relaxed from her ugly mood. This was no time, she realized, to tell him about Scott CTONEY BEE nodded. M her man. said so, it was lav, ; . She was offended at the idea of his taking the white girl, when she -lerself had been the one to reveal the funnel, but she couldn't say so now. Besides, Scott Holliman lad ridden into camp with more niildmg material, and with rather iroad Hints as to his hunger. HoUiman sat across the table "rom the other two when the late unch was served. Hades Jones \v7:uldn't be back until after dark, they knew. HoUimari stared; rather openly at Mary Melissa. She was ignoring him, and she was glowing. The enthusiasm ot Bob's discovery was reflected in her now. Added to that was the knowledge that he really hadn't been off on a tete-a-tete with Holliman watched her smile, saw ttje beauty o r l:'fea'-' tu'res -£hd the 1 Brace'of. "her 'fprrn. ' He' chuckled, almost"audibly, i: at ;: the thought of Honey Bee's hiring him to wqo Mary Melissa. Ke had some plans, (To Be Continued) NEXT: Fleas. The Editor's Letter Box Fire 1'ratcction Of;ir Kditor ' A;; :i rule \ve licar more explosions ot condemuatioii that wo do ?f ccmincnriatlon. I believe in com- niEii.-ling v;ticn il is due; therefore .'.ill thank you to publish tho folicmng: "We desire to commend Blytlic- -'"-•- Fire Department for liieii- menu; c[ delay would have meant ^crloiiK damage. But due to their Inimcflialc response, very lifilc damage was done. "We arc very Grateful for- the ;ervicc rendered, and wish to take 'his means of expressing our thanks." We appreciate your kindness In publishing this. Second Baptist Church Thomas Bogan,' Sunday school siiperintcndcnt. Malaya Drinks More In Flush 05 Prosperity SINGAPORE (UP)—In British nTolitya prosperity is causing the \vliolc country to drink more. . CcnsumpUon of .wines, beers and! spfritj is incrpasing at a record rats. British Malaya, tho world's picnipt, service upon the reporl of | leading producer of tin and rub- .irc al the Second Baptist Church, her. is cnjo.vins a tremendous a*t Wednesday night. The fire, prcspcrily owins io tho improved ••a.i out ot control of Uie few who \vcrld demand for these commodi- (libcovercq it, and just a row mo- ties and the higher prices they OUR BOARDING HOUSE arc bringing on the leading markets. Malayan l-rndc has increased by. nearly $180,000,000 during Ihe past six months. As a result Ihere has hem a corresponding increase in the liquor (radc. Whisky imporls have gone up 26.8 per conl, brandy (foreign) S3.5 per cent, brandy (Empire) 46 per cent, sparkling wines 78.8 per cent, still" wines 34.3 per cent,. beer 40 per cent, stout 37 per cent. !ffjnpirc brandy is now gaining ground and rejireseiils almost two-third;; of the total of brandy imporls. Treasurer "Cracks" Safe • OODEiVSBURG, N. Y. (UP) — Cily Treasurer M. M. Morse "cracked 1 ' the safe in police head- Barters vav ,u, . when hc ^^ t ; lc mystery of the missing combination. The rate had been closed since abandonment of T. E. R. A. activities here. Moree worked half mi hour before arriving nt the proper combination. With Major Hoople This pnriisitr (•.<:, been tor inol'C limn ICO yrar.s »i:i! iirobi'.bly troubled human h^- ins.s long hctorc 11 was idcsi- lilicd. 'l!i- condition that il cni'.sc,; r.i commonly known p.s th^ itclt. nhn i:s!ll«v.t (be .scven-yrnr ikl\, uic Cuban itcSi. muj oilier lew t oi»- r'itiirntai-y name:.. 'I'hls lilllo. mile \\hlch c;ui c.s cs burro\vs Into Ihc Inuivji'i in order la lay rggs. Worsi ioin i,i lhc Itching, which is i worse at night. 'C ci-gauitm n.rjali.y u fo\iim . the thin :.klii bclaxcti the lin- ? fl '--- MI the iniUlc of lhc v.ri;,;, undrr Ihc arms and on lhc Uraci- of tlic aMomcn. Seldom conUUlon docs the areas n riiwovcrcd v;ny., O f rcntiolling tin, condition, iwrliciilKr 1 ,;- v.iih r,ub- i.Uinors- which ivill destroy (ho Parasite. 11 Is necessary, however to pel tho drug to the parasite. _ Ur.uaHy Uic :!:in U thoron«rly . i using « fairly ;,liff lmi!li>. a'ftrr : wh'.ch Hie vcmctly Ihfit. the tlcc'or prcr-eritrs may i,c applicil. Tr.c cnilmrnls icninlly unualii ,siiij,(u, r but :;liicc the :.ktn:, of ditfrvent proylc vul-y. tlic exact, ainuiuu of :ii!lihui- dcsirabio must be lire ! siriicd in each liuu :v.cul- lu Icfl en ove HI-MO, LADS,, TAKE •jff LESSOM IM ~THR1PT IF YOU A WAKIT TO REEK WITH 4 ~L HAVE THIS I7AV PAID THE C, LOCAL COUMTIMG HOUSE THE LAST tMSTALLMEMT OM /VC/ CHRISTMAS sAViwas PUWD- HAW/ I-M TWO WEEKS X SHALL, I COLLECT A TIPY SUM—~A I- Mew PUR -FOR TWE MADAM'S STOCKlMG,AMP APPROPRIATE OIFTS FOR OTHER C5UESTS IM THIS BAILIWICK/EG At?, HOOPLE WILL- ilng Is ciianscd. iiv,dci;clolUlug ,, Infcilcd r-houlci (Ue under- ] In general i !C ooilcd o t CAM BELIEVE THAT/ -THEP;e''s B5EM ASTRIM3 OF HOLDUPS; ' .-LATELY THAT THEY .CAM'T TIE OW AK/YOWE/ CSOSM v TJH' OSJLYTHJWcS t SAVEI? THJS YEAR IS A COL- LECTIE3W OP OLD •RAZOR B.UADES/ RESOUWO VULETIPE CHEER f (.'& * s -\ fM TH' B;<3 BREEZE IS BLOW IMG ABOUT WHAT HE'S <5OING TO- CilVE SO HE'LL GET' A BIGGER W(MC?PALL ^ROM ST."WICK—WELL, HERE'S OWE SAMTA CLAUS THAT WptO'T- BITE ON] TM' BAIT THAT Bia CHEESE PUTS IM TH TRAP/ © V\ • ~t- O • ' UTTIWQ A' ' west- EGO IN ' Me'" CHRISTMAS

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