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FAGfc BLiTrmsVlLLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 103 JHE BLitflEVILLE^COURIER NEWS TBSS COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS .:' \* '0. R. BABCOCK; Editor H. W. HA1NSS, Adrerticlug Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, lire. New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Loute, Dallas, Kansas City, Little Rock. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday. >4p^A Entered ns tecond class matter at ^^m Hie port, office at lilylhevillc, Ar- jff kansns, under act of Congress Oc- y.UL tober 9, 1911. Served bv the United Press. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in' me City of Blylhevllle, 15c per week or WJM per year In advance. By mall within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 for Blx months, 85c for three months; by mall in postal zonas two to six, Inclusive, 16.50 per yeir, in zones seven and eltfht, J10.00 aer year, payable in advance. Railroad Crossing One of the jobs which the government, profitably might consider in connection with its bit' works program is elimination of railroad grade crossings. .Most grade crossing accidents arc the fault of the motorists, lo be sure. And it cannot be denied that in the. dreadful list of traffic accidents the grade crossing occupies, relatively, a minor place. Nevertheless, the unprotected crossing is a danger, and it is one altogether too common in America. : Furthermore, railroads all over the country are experimenting with new high-speed trains. Speeds of !)0 and 100 miles an hour will, apparently, be fairly common on American railroads in the not-distant futiivc. With such speeds, the grade crossing will be far more dangemus than it is now. It would not he ;i bad idea to ijiend a iy>w\ sum of money on the :job of eliminating it. impression lhat the government, in ' keeping them there, wns .devoting at least a purl of Us attention' io the possibility of trouble with Japan. Furthermore, the Japanese themselves got this impression. Our concentration off California certainly did nothing lo relieve the leiweno.ss of the relations between the two nations. If the llrel is coming back lo 'Ihc Atlantic, it can only mean that Washington has good reason for believing we arc going to remain at peace with Japan. Ami, by tlie same token, the. fleet's presence in the Atlantic ought' to remove from Japanese minds a reason for suspicion and hostility. SIDE GLANCES By .George ClarM 7 he Jazz Idea j' -Silliness of Ihc statement;-, thai alti- eataro occasionally nia'.te nljoul the movies is rivaled only by the silliness of the statements they sometimes muUc about jazz music. Thus we have, cuiTcnUy. tlio director of the New York Schools of Music asserting that jazz music is "as vicious 1 .as obscene literature" and should be .abolished. > "Close yolir eyes when y On' hear tliir new-day .fr.z/. rhythm and \vlial do yon "see in jyour mind?" this gentleman asks. "You -sec naked savage bodies swaying to music of the lowest order." Well, maybe. You see, usually, .what's .in your own mind to begin with; and if that's the picture j;v/.z music gives you, the trouble may lie Breaking the Rules One thini! -Maxim LiU'inolV has done in his visit to the United Slates is change our cuni-cplion ••!' the typical reel Russian ulficial. For one reason ur another, most of us got the notion that the (.i-mmnnist was a douii fanatical, intensely serious chap who wore bushy whiskers, was careless of his attire, I'nnviux! portentously and went about always as if Iht hist trumpet had sounded and he found himself among the gnats instead of the sheep. This Lilvinnii', however, seems to be something else again. He is not exactly a dandy, but lie is careful of h'is dress, lie smiles frcyur-itly, evinces a child-like freshness of interest in tilings, joke.-; with reporters, beams upon the world at large--and, in fact, wins from feminine newspaper readers the adjective, "cute." He doesn't, somehow, [i'l the bill. A Communist diplomat ought not to be getting quite so much fun out of life. CHURCH EXGSUES CHURCH CHRISTMAS SEALS HED CROSS If we give It an opportunity tlie church fills our spiritual needs. The church stands today as yesterday n monument to this need. The Red Cross stands ns a monument lo man's love as taught by Jesus for those made helpless by disaster. Christmas Seals stand as a monument to man's desire to minister unto those who are sick, for Jesus said: "For I was an hungered, and ye gave me meat: naked, and ye clothed me: I was eick and ye visited me." Let us remember: Attend and support the chinch— Itt us support -tile Red Cross, that the hungry mny be fcl and the naked clothed—let us buy liberally of the Christmas Seals, that the sick may be visited and cared for. ATTEND CHURCH SUNDAY Committee. Immediate Treatment Will Relieve Stomach Ulcers "We have to budget pretty close; so much of Claude's salary goes to pay alimony." BY DR. MORRIS F1S11BEIN Kditcr, Journal of the American Medical Association, and or Hygeia, (he Health Magazine Serious as the matter really Is, you needn't fe?l alarmed if you suddenly discover yourself bleeding from the Ihroa', or vomiting blood. Although this one of the most severe symptoms that can affect a person, the conditions that cause the bleeding ran be treated satis- isctorily by physicians. But the imp'jrlnnt point U: that the trouble be brought to he attention of your doctor immediately, so that It will receive proper treatment. Bleeding from the throal 01 vomiting of blood is associated, in most cases, with severe conditions in stomach or !i:ngs. Among the common causes of this trouble is ulcers of the stomach. Such ulcers invade the walls of! will show, a defect In the Jini of the stomach wall. Usually a person with -V the stomach has many* •ymptonts before the ulcer read lie stage of bleeding. By I tme It reaches that stage, t condition is so severe as to iiand piompt ond effective me cal attention. There are, ho ver, occasional cnres in will . severe hemorrhage is the fi Disturbances of \ilic liver, su TS its hardening from long co linued alcoholism, Is another ca 1 oi vomiting of b:oou. Of coui there may be' ruch conditions ccnccr of the stomach, or oil lorms of tumor attacking stomach wall, which break do\'| blcod vessels and bring about tl jl symptom. '-•' Apparently the severe, aci ''| ulcer of the stomach is t most- common cause for vontilii; blooa. Next to Dial are condilio affecting the gallbladder and t . appendix, • associated with chroi. ' iilcers in Ihe slomach. Then there nre casr-s of harde ing of the liver and the rare co. , ditions, such as dilated veins in trI esophagus or the tube leading frq,| ihe throat to the stomach, us «j, as various disturbances of tfe blood which icsull in frequi'g hemorrhages. One of the Greatest medicijV covcrics is bloo'l transfusion I.' l*rmits tlie physician to rcstfl tlood to the patient and helps j I prevent continued weakm blood vessels. When' the slomach and ^^ wh - cn resuR from fills with blood, the person who has the ulcer will vomit the blood to set rid of it. » • • An ulcer of the stomach is diagnosed by the physician not only by the symptoms that are found, l;ut also by using the X-ray, which vere heniorrhajes of any kind.'-j Under any circumstances, t !ois of blood io EI serious matt- • demanding the test type of me ical attention. Read Courier News Want Ad in ..voin- own saxophone. skull and not in thu RtlieJ Fiom Wot orry The i me iinnuniKuincnt Tvom Wiishing- 'tun that the UniteJ State.-, fleet is lo ' he concentrated in the Atlantic next spring—for Uie lir.sl time in 'about four years—is, when you stop to think about il, good news. Both the battle and scon liny fleets have been in Pacilic \vaters of hile, and it WHS impossible lo avoid the Whoever dune il. you gol lo liiric. you lowdown polecat scoundrel. --Hiry Long, when an egg v/ns thrown at him. * » * Again we shall have goort cooking in the United Slates. —Clinrlcs Scollo, New York chef. * * <: I can write two briefs sellln.; up Hie constitutionality mid the unconstiUil'loiraWy of tlie NKA and do Loth witli good co'iscience. —Prof. Thomas R. Powell uf Harvnnl. *' * » T nm no murderer. —President Orau San Martin of Cuba. * * * I do not iiiKlerstmid tlie Rocsevell plan. Nei- Iher does Mr. Roosevelt. Plea^o do not ask me to e?".iiluln it. Ask -the brainstorm Irust. —Sir A. M. Sam.uel, Brilisli currency expert. t t t My tillc of recognition is the repulation I hnvc mnde for myself out of 'iiy own strengtn. —Chancellor Hitler. * » » Talk nboul Al Canonc l>:ing a racketeer; Why, the biggest racketeers aro tliose which the capitalist hnvc lied on lo toe people of tlie United Stales. — Milo Reno, f-'.rm strike lender. * * * Our cxijcrlence hns tau^hL us there is 113 iijc spilling blood to-get- a lilrlc part of any country. —Gcorg SchmiU, mv.viy arrived rcprc- of Germany's Stflhllielm in America. BLYTHEVILLE 10 YEARS AGO from Ihe flies at the BlylhertUe Dally Courier Sunday, >,'ov. 18, 1023 No paper. • Monday, Nov. 1?, 1023. The Commercial Appeal Sunday contained two splendid pictures ot Mary Elizabeth Robinson Mid Curolyn Hall, wearing attractive dancing costumes. These children lire well known for their esthetic ttancliig and receive numerous in- vitatUm.'i to tak^ part In local programs of various kinds. Beauty and daintiness reigned rupremc in on > of the' most brilliant affairs of the season, given Solurdny in honor ot,..MIss Ruth Mahan, bride elect. Mrs. R. F. Kirshner was hostess. • When the honoree entered the looms she beheld n ' chandelier suspended from the' ceiling on v:hkli was tied dainty white ribbons. A elided water sprinkler v,as held by these ribbons and Horn the spout of the gold sprinkler fell a number of white rib- Ions which bound a large number pf white packages, gifts of her friends. Bride was played, Miss Annabelle Mahan rejeiving high score. Marksmanship Cost S700 DETROIT. (UP) — Bad mark;- nmnshlp in shooting rats in the basement of his home cost Archibald McMillan, 80, SIOOi--A bullet, from McMillan's plsto! ricocheted on basement walls, out of the house, across the alley, and into another house, where it struck Mrs. Annie Flowers. Mrs. Flowers was allowed $500 damages," her husband $200 damages. Galii Curci, sinder, born. 1903 =^U.S. and ;i<m Panama- cSial _, treaty- Sgr^if^ <<j| \Fitr-—liL^i .,-11 ,&^™ym A ask Tor six ceats •for cup of co^ee pa strength, of OUT OUR WAY By Williams THfiTS ODDl THERE'S A LINE OF MEM, ALL. DOING TH' SAME WORK, AND HALF OF THEM ARE MEAT PINS AMD THE OTHER HALF SLOVENLY. THAT AIWT ODD THAT JUST PROVES THAT WIMMIN RULE TH' WORLD. THE OFFICE GIRLS, ACROSS TH 1 WAV, CAM LOOK IN THAT WINDOW ,THERE- AU' THAT'S VJHERE YOU'U FIND ALL TH' REFINEMENT AN 1 CULTURE IN THE SHOP. WHO WAS ROBERT MORBIS WHAT 15 THE ^ CAPITAL OF IRAQJ THE EEUGHT. IIKCIM HERE TODAV On n »t,,rmjr NoveintKr evenlac IIAVIU II A. \MSTKIl »eel. n del and niter, her 1>TM7 " ., llrr k»«liPK uptn. Qni •t- »*e» n rpvolrer, lailde. .\rxt mnrnfiitc DnnnUler icada Jhnt TBACY K I » 0, orehcil,. lr«drr. kn» h-tn loud trm* .l m il» iinnrrmrnt. Police are .f.rfk- Inc for Jin "unknown blond," wko Jl'ilril Klr K tlie Kljckl befare. llannl^lrr. rmcothnlBir Ike (III In 1ht- iDxIi^nb, !• puu!ei. . »io I. Jill.lET FRANCE n»4 .n»n "i fcc ".:'"" """>l»r ot ike m.r- ili-r. gke hetsm Dnnililrr to kel« krr nrm lie nKreei. He f::r. In .cr kll old ftle.d, Jill I'AXTOX. td[(«T of «ke Tre. nn»iit I'lt^l, and arrange* to vrork on ike Klnis nmrder'caae fnr Ike ln*t. rnii-r ke refBrni 10 tke kiUrl In «ce Juliet Ftn.Cf »d ltar«« »ke hn« ttmnftmra. BnnnUter icoea lo nee tke r*oat In ivhlrli Klne died. A. ke itamda In the dnornnr aoMrlklac laada on MA linck. MOW CO OS WlfrH THE STORY CHAPTER IX r THE pain in his back was sharp anil knife-like. Bannister's face twisted in agony but he did not cry out. It was Ilia aisatlant that became vocnl with a sharp, angry, "Mo-row!" and then repeated It lOiin, "Me-row! me-row!" • A cat! It must be a cat. Ban- •/!s'«r twisted about, -reaching for ths tT'.lnal. The cat evidently did not like such handling aBd ob- JccleJ. its claws dug deeper, as It Irieil lo maintain its precarious position. At last Bannister hail the nnimal In a firm grip, pulled It about in front of him, Hut was It a cat? Bannister had never seen such a creature. For a moment he thought it was a monkey. No. it couldn't bs. It was drawing away from him, Issuing liissins noises that were \mmis- lakably feline. Laura Lou ;j BROOKMAN \ IH3 MA tEAXE. cc—t'« ? "I can Imagine." Dannister 8,il<; dryly, "illnil showing me just lio< ; King was lying when yon fouU''*| him?" ' •;' Tlie clerk agreed willingly bu'; his description—even the dGiuoi'vl stration he attempted — was no' ! l very clear. Bannister iloddeil Ina | lie would have lo have a look i the police photographs. Suddenly the cat on the wlcic ledge jumped down. Link saw t: | and sale;, "Oh. there's Rajah! don't know what's to become him! Mr. King Ihouglil tlie world o; I lat cat. Used to bring people liei -J ipecially to see him. I toll! tliV •naid to see tliat Rajah got hi' icat this morning. .Mr. Kln;i 'ays hnd it sent in regularly. ,| valuable cut. you knnw. aluabte. What's to becumc ov f.5 ow I'm sure I don't know!" "How about King's relatives'.'? lannister asked. "Haven't lliesil Bamiiter stooped quickly and it up. unfriendly, unmistakably ^All lliis while Bannister bad l>ecii kneeling. is'ow ho set the animal on the floor, got to his feet. "Mo-row!" cried tbo cat and backed away. The fur over its eyes and nose and covering its chlu.waa very dark — almost black — with the definite outline ot a mask. From out Ibis mask bright bltio eyes gazed with a sinister leer. The cars were dark, ton. and the feet and tall. The rest of the body was brown, ^hading from rich cafc-au- liiit on the back to creamy ivory the chest. A rat? Yes. Bannister knew wh.it it was now. The masked face maile it look rather like a monkey or a raccnpn lint It was a cat all rlglil. A Siamese cat. a member of that cal family known as "royal" lirrause for centuries they were Pets of Siamese royally.* The cat withdrew still farther, cin led uncertainly and then leaped asilely to a window ledge. Tuerc it sal. steadily regarding Bannister Tbo man rnbhcd his bruised shoulders. "All right," he said, "we'll call it a truce—so long aa you don't try that trick asaln! l.tml, wliat claws! Keep your distance a--d I'll keep mine." There were two windows la the bedroom. One on the south and o::c on the west. Bannister stepped to the nearest of them anil looked out. N'otliing below but a smooth pl-.it of grass In Iho court. DS| yuiul was tlio fear wing ot the building, jutting out. just as did this central wing. Certainly there was no access to that window from above or below. H I- MOVKI) lo the oihcr window, twosloiy cotUse. white »'ill: a hind »: boxwood hedge. It was a neat cottage,- ralliar old-fasliioued. Shades were' 'drawn at Hie windows. Bannister knew the place. It belonge* to old Judge Price, retired now and living in Florida. But lliera was nothing to be seen from that window to explain tho brownish. st»in on th« carpet. That, of course, must be where they had found Tracy King's body. Bannlsler. turned, giving his attention once more- to tho Interior of the bedroom. It must have been rather unlidy even be-foro tho detectives had mads their search. There seemed to be BO much In Ihe room: a bed; a. chest ot drawers —several of them nulled out and spilling their contents: two chairs, ono of white leather ot modernistic design; a .night table holding a carafe and empty glass: a ward robe trunk tilted on end; a smal radio. Golf clubs sprawled In ono corner. Tber<» was a stack of music on the radiator and a pila of mag azines on the floor. There seemed lo be ever so many smaller articles in tho room,.too — brushes and toilet articles on top ot the chest ot drawers; a large mirror above it; a photograph in a silver frame showing.a pretty girl smiling — Denlso Lang; a cocktail shaker on Ihe trunk; .a sweater and suit of clothes hanging across the back ot ono ot the chairs. Oa tbo wall Bannister noted a large framed photograph "of-Tracy King himself. Tltcro were, some others wlilch Baiinlsler assumed to bo thealri- cal acqualnlances. One ho recognized as a 'Broadway slar. Most of these photographs had inscriptions written across one corner. Yes, tlio place was cc-rtaiuly chaotic. And yet llicro was uolh- log there that seemed out of keep- earned about Tracy King. A vain man, no doubt. Extravagant or he •ould not have been living at the Shelby Arms. A young man who notlfieil?" "If they have nobody lias lol ie ahout it," tlie clerk said. ratticHl ggrlevcd. "I suppose someone wifj? si] ppo ave to take care of all liings—" c * * 7ITH a wave of his band he i roof, stood below b»- lug with what Bin>- Iked to give parties, judging from .he tall glasses and bottles Bannls :er had seen, in the living room A young man, above all, who like' to have a good time and generally succeeded. T^HE door ot the clothes close was ajar. Bannister drew i back, then whistled sofUy to him self. Tracy King must certalnl have had a. weakness for clothes [tows of suits hung tbero — tw dozen at least. The-y were 1 ranging from pale beige t black.. A plushy brown overcoa stood out bulkily and beside it was a tweed top coat. Tbero were sweaters and leather Jackets and even a -silk-lined evening cape. A while mess jacket and n lail coat hung side by side-. On lha floor were 'shoes—more than a dozen pair—and on the shelf above Bannister could see several hats. ' He closed the door with a murmur, halt ot disgus.f. It was just us he turned to go back lo tb« living room that tho object on the floor caught his eye-. Bannister stooped quickly and picked It up. He was studying il a'moment later when'he'heard tho'out'cr door open. Bannister dropped' the object insldo his rocket. An Instant laler Link, -the hotel clork, appeared in the bedroom doorway. "Sorry to bo gouo so long," he apologized. "I thought It would only he a moment but there are to msny things—" Ho did not com plclo the sentence. "The place Is upset." ho went on. ".Vothlng goes right; It's been that way since lut night." :wnii a wave of his band ho li>1.i dicatcd the personal possc-if,; ions ot the dead orchestra leadcrt'l 'Somebody will have to attend t:^ all this." he said. "Until (lien, ao'l lomesort of orders everything wilj be left here just as it is now." 'i; There was a small bath ieaUln-^l off the bedroom. Bannlsler Ii5| : spected it, Ihen returned lo tligi.l iving room. Bj'f Ho crossed to the windows aii'T .ooked down. "Xo lire ,;:cane^ around here, arc tlic-re?" lie askca 1 "They're at the rear." *; Bannister was poking about th papers on tho desk. "If it was (L; girl who shot hlui," 'ie said s;:t£ denly, "how do you figure that sh^ got away?" •: "There's a stairway." Link c| plained. "It's just b.ick of ihe cli* vator. Slio could have gone i the slalrway and inlo tho lau Then she could have crossed thj hall to the tradesmen's entrance.!? "And gone out the rear way.S Bannister nodded solemnly. "Oh. j sec!" "It must have been the elrl.-H| Link insisted. "She was the onlV'-il ono who came up here." f.T.I "You saw hcr,.did you?" -" "Yes, and I'd know her anVf where again. Couldn't miss Uii ;reen outfit." "Suppose shs wore sonie-!h1i:a "I'd know her anyway," the h.S tel clerk declared emphatically 'I'd know her tho minute 1 lert" Bannister eiplored the room fol another 10 minutes. There was li.;., tie to bo gained there, he though"' but he wanted to rii certain ill.' tails in his mind. Then he sail?-''. 'Well, I guess I'm through here.: 1 .; They rode down to the first floo:C : .l Bannister thanked tho clerk nn'V took his leave. But he was le.-'» than halt way across tho lablo 'ivhen a -voice stopped him. : 1 1 It was a woman's voice. "JiMt Jj minute, young man!" it callcij "Just a minute!" h Bannister lurned. He faced | short woman in a blue anil Rial sweater suit, hurrying toward hlnj Tlio woman's cheeks were c,ul; Pink: her hair was as faded titian, and her voice v tcrmined. "I want to see you!" Ui« declared. (To Ba

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