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PAGE FOUS'J iTHE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher S.AMUKL F. NORKIS, Editor JAMES A GATFNS, Advertising Manager GERALDVNE DAVIS, Circulation Malinger Sole • National Advertising Representatives: Wallace Witncr Co, Ncft York, Chicago, De- troll, .Atlanta, Memphis, Published Every ; Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second 'class matter at the post- "oflicenl Blythcville, Arkansas, under net of con- gicss, Ocfober 9, 1917 Served by the United Press. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in Hie city of Blyllieville, 20c |icr week, or 85c lier monlli. v By mail, within a radius' of 50 miles, $4.00 per year, $2.00 for six months, $1.00 for three months; nfall outside 50 mile zone $10,00 per year in advance War Shipping Problem -i ^ Figures jusl published by tlic War •> Department give added reason to qucs- jtion whether it is desirable to put 8,•200,000 men into;uniform by the end ^of this year Even with these figures it is not pos- Ssible to. build up, Tor public informa- i lion, a mathematical proof that would •< be hoIeprooL Part of tlic necessary material is known only to ;i few very <J highly placed officials, and others can ^ not be printed without danger of giving f aid to the eneim £ However, from. usable, generally J known facts, (he nature of the argii- ~ ment can be indicated clearly 4, E\ei\ sohlici serving o\cise<is, the Army reports, requires'82 pounds of ' cargo a day. This multiplies to 15 lews u a yeai 1 . Each Liberty ship, making an average of three round trips a year, i ca;i hmispoit lj,000 tons i \c.»..That is, one Liberty ship must be kept shut^ tling. back and forth across the oceans ^ for every 1000 men we maintain overseas. < io supply 2,500,000 expeditionarios '> would call for 2500 vessels of i 0,000- ton nominal capacity or 25,000,000 Ions ol shipping i tilde ,u e fev, \\lio know exactly ' hou much shipping the United Na- lions noAv command We aie not of that select tompam If \\\ \vcre, we Should not feel pnulegert to mention the figuiV But b\ a s\nthetic process —using no hgtiieo and' no' logic' not available to .ixib intelligence— it is possible to estimate that virtually the entire cargo capacity of. the United Nations tod,i\ \\oulci be lecjuncd to supply 2,500,000 Ameiican soldieis scattered from England to Australia. '"" t_ So fai as c,m be leaincd, uo now ~ aie building ships f.tslci than subma- nnes aie sinking them 'Io this extent - we aie building up om aggieg.ile cargo " But sei-viciiug our overseas army is not the o}ily function of our cargo fleet. There is the actual transport of men abroad. There is lease-lend ciiuin- nicut and material (o bo taken to liri- tain, Russia, China, and elsewhere in Ies<ei quantities, Ihoio is importiition of in>\ inaleuals, needed foi «nr in- tliistij, from soincos so located thai 'hej can not be bi ought lis icttun toad in Ainn caigo ships If ->ei \icing an oxeiseas Joree of 2,500,000 would so stiain 0111 facilities, 11 hat is (ho pin pose of an Aimy of 8,200,000-men? Is it the plan to as- semuie the Aim\ and piav foi some bieak' Would it not be v,is,ei to keep as mam men as possible Uumng- O ul MHI mateiiel, building ships, in-owing food, until thcj can be used as soldiers within a foieseeable ftittne' BLYTHEVILLE, (XRK.)- COURIER NEW3 Join—Or Quit The A. F. of L. Machinists union has a contract with the Warner & Swascy plant in Cleveland. There is W'closed shop clause. Warner & Swasey is so hard-pressed for manpower, to produce war goods, that some 350 school teachers, lawyers and office workers are working four-hour shifts, on'top of their regular jobs, to help out. These volunteers have been ordered by the Machinists Union to "join or quit," Most, have joined, unwillingly, Some have quit, also unwillingly. Tlic union president concedes that he has no right to enforce membership, hut says that "insistence" of fellow workers usually proves an effective persuader; What would happen if these volunteer patriots insisted upon keeping both their jobs and their independence? A strike? You guess. Publication In this column of editorials from other newspapers docs not necessarily mean endorsement but, Is mi acknowledgment ot Interest In the subjects discussed. Europe's UnlxMnbed City. Coding's boast <lhal bombs would never fall on Berlin received its proper retort.. Home's nii- clent Immunity had to lie disregarded to gel at suburban factories ,-uid rnilrond linos. The Northern cathedral cities—both In England and on the Continent—were scourged lone ago. So 11 Is thnl Florence, In the spurs of She Appcnlncs, Is virtually the last tmbomlicd city ol warring Europe. ' H would lie n tragedy if block-busters and Incendiaries were to fall on Brmicllc.schl'.; wonderful dome, Giotto's cntnpanlle or Ghiltierli'K baptistry doors—those doors that arc called "the gales ol Heaven." The old Pnln-uo Vccchlo, Dnutc's bridge over (he Arno—with their memories of Ihe warrior Countess Matilda, of Ouclph and Ghibollinc, of Savonarola ami Ihc Medici— Imvo scon enough of bkwdy struggle Io be left alone In the Tuscan sunshine. Perhaps no people arc more.wllllhg to spare lliem-ili'iiil Uusklti's countrymen^ - Knosvliig ;'UiIs, Kalians have flocked Into Florence. Dill there are rcjiorlfi Ihiil Mussolini has decided tlmi if riorcnce cnn offer hnvcn to men and 'women, it can do much for badly battered factories, There he is mistaken. The R, A. F. will not Ignore Florence if 11 Is map :ovcr Into a center of war •'Industry. If il .i^bcmjbcd, (he blame will rest on n dictator who has no respect for the sacred treasures of his own country and of the world. —St. Louis Post-Dispatch. •SO THEY SAY In spirit, desire nurt fulnilmciii, British officials have come up to our expectations in Ihe Icud-lcase ngrccmciH.-Lcml-Lcnse Renrcseiitnllve \V. Avcrcll Hurriiiiiin. * * * . The business man of America is interested primarily in economics, 'Hie new world will be one of political economics. Our business men must be Interested in both.-C. of c. President Eric A. Johnston. * * * 1" the formulation and execution of post-war policies, (here will uc need not only of imagination and restraint, but also of that sense ot re- .sponslbtllly which comes from n realization that nil of us arc in (he smne boat., nnd dial the boat is no luxury liucr.-l'rcsirient EvercU Case of Colgate. * + * H I had my choice I would sec Ihc British Army fighting bpslde Iho Russian Armj- Fur hoflven's -sake; if the military have come to Ihc conclusion (hat Ihey caiiuot. take Bizcrtc by Juno 1, or whalcver It. is . ,, 1CI1 lcl us ( , rilw s (C.-.1 it off. and Mart somewhere clsc.-Loid Wedgwood of British House of Lords ' * * * . Every loyal American citizen should be given he opportun.ly to .serve this country whc ever skils make ,, lc BrealMt contribuHon-whc- hoi.l be ,„ the ranks oflhc armed forcc.s, war • P oduchon, ngrtartfrc. B ovcrnmont .scrvic 0 other work essential (o .he war effort _|. C ,T dent Roosevelt. s Out Our Way SIDE GLANCES V$>. 11 i \ ^iL// -H*Jev-^ j "Well, yesterday WHS tlic lirsl sunny .spring ,| f , v WC 've had -nature looked swell-ami yon know w&il « meal oul- door.s man I ami" THIS CURIOUS WORLD B y will!a ™ Fergusoh iV'".:,',Y.. rSy^/K^^gwi^^v'-'^:'-^:^-'; • ,,"' »• V >; 'S^.^J^mf^S^^^^^ ^*' ••'"' ttfwwimm ^ POUSMA v !T*\ » it l;rfjaii.lli JJ Tlaa.| PAAAIIV (i FAMILY; l'f-28 SOUTH WASHINGTON SfREET, DENVER, COtORADO, REJOICED LAST AUTUMN OVER A BUMPEE. HARVEST Of- WALNUTS. -SQUIRRELS USUALLY BE AT THEM TO THE JOB. BUT WHEN THE NUTS WERE OPENED ...YET HUMANS CLASSIFY 5-QUIRRELS AS GUMS AMMA/.S, DEATH AHEAD CHAPTER XXVIII «J)AT! . . . Pal Friday, T>l anc Number 10! . , , Oh my God I TAT!" Capl. James Carr, 17. S. Ariny Pilot of Ihc motor .ship lowing a sky Iraiti, was frantically trying (o gel a r:i(lio co m m u n i c a I i o n through. He yelled al Ills micro- Phone while the ship droned and bucked and twisted in Hie slorni over Superstition Mountain. lie grilled his leclh, llirew electric switches, twisted dials. Beside him, Lot-nine Stuart was while wilh Scar, hut lie ignored her presence. "PAT!" he shrieked again, Number 10 ... Pal!" In technical Irulh, Ihnl frantic fry ot his did gel through Io 1'alsy struggling now in thai same storm. She heard him, and she tried to answer. It was Jimmy's receiving apparatus that hud gone 1cm- imrarily dead. But tlie/i, her own radio, holh ways, scemc<l to he iluelualintf. What's more, Pat couldn't spare the lime Io Iry to lune il. From lier position as (nil- end ship of llic train, shc had cul loose with astonishing courage. Her plane hud dipped. The gusty blow had caught her unprepared. "Keo-c-o-B-o!" Slie shrieked there in the loneliness. For a matter of seconds she rolled sidewise. And il took all Ihe skill and strength she could muster to right Ihe ship again. When shc came out of il she could see no sign of Ihe parent train, because the cloud around her was slreaked, slreaining, boiling. Lightning darted through it. Oddly, in this moment ol slrcss she remembered what a newspaper- i-eporler had told her about Superstition Mountain. "The Indians say ' the Thunder G'otls live up there," he had said, "and it's a fnci, because on stormy days yon can lisfen and hear ihcm pounding (heir garganlunn lom- toins." She heard Ihe tom-loms now. Oil' right, then left. Assailing her ears, crashing against clouds and against the earlh itself. She fell infinitesimal, and indeed she was exaclly that compared Io the bulk and ,-iijgei- ol Nature here. "If I can . . . keep a ... level head," she was pleading wilh herself. The cloth and aluminum Hail- plane she piloted was a wisp of straw. Wind whined outside the Jranspareni. .hood Jike, banshees M.E. SHOEMAKER. IS SUPT. OF A SHOE FACTORY OVER., TENNESSEE. DR. CHARLES FOOT LICK IS A CHIROPODIST IN NEWPORT; KENTUCKY. .*' „ , 4-1 wailing. Daylight came through the storm at intervals, showing gray nothingness ahead and all around. Lightning intensified thai sumo blank oblivion. "Jimmy! . . . Coplain Carr! . . Number 10 reporting!" Site jiggled radio dials. Even as she did so shc knew she was wasting tints. The set was completely dead. Shc had watched her altimclei wilh greatest care. That delicate needle had shown 12,200 feet when shc cut loose from the low line. U had dropped a little. Then Pal had remembered Supcrstilion Mountain be- Jiciilh, so she soared widely, seeking a Ihermal, an up-currciil of wHE found il! Whr-r-r-r-r-r-r! It was verily like a volcano's force, Ibis storm Ihermal, for her crafl shot upward no fast her cars pained. Twelve Ihousnnrt eight hundred. Thirteen six. Fourteen. She watched Die needle, and looked fearfully through Ihe hood for any sign of cm-Ill at Jill, any passible mountain peak or crag. Fifteen eight ninety. Sixteen thousand. P;il was beginning to suffer acutely from cold and rarilied air now. Three miles above earth can be terrific. She had'to fight the controls in an effort to go back down, and shc was afraid Io go down -,vilh visibility al zero. "I've got Io think!" she lilerally spoke aloud, to herself. "Thai that chart! . . . 11 said the highest peak in Supcrslilion was only 5030 feet! . . . My goodness! . . . And . . . and even San Francisco Peaks, in northern Arizona, arc only 12,000 What am I doing up here!" She was up there because she couldn't help herself,- and she knew it. For one filing, she knew Jimmy had tried to ride above the storm. He hadn'l succeeded. Because she knew she must he very near' Globe, her original destination, she had cut loose. But the thermal lifls had been too powerful. Now her altimeter was galloping left to right; galloping and bouncing so as to be of no possible use. "I might he 100 feel or 100,000!" Pat breathed, despcr- tely. She knew she was somewhere under (lie three-mile point But where? The needle tried to settle at 14,000 and again at n,000, hut in a single instant it shot tip Io 20,000, then back again. Pat knew, it. was oil. But It.was all ,'...«*.u ^vm;v 4 .u. realized fully that the instrument was functioning, after all. The Irulh was shc had been looping, Iwisling, side slipping. Unconsciously she and her ship had done all manner ol "impossible" things. Seasoned pilots, oven motor ship pilots, could have lold her lhat storm experiences are like lhat. You soon become a part of the wind and action, your ship gives with it,-tumbles wild il, weaves wilh it, and because you are strapped in, you don't fully realize all (hat is going on. If you didn't give and weave Ibis way, you'd he destroyed! That all came back to P-it's mind. Lectures! Things Jimmy Can- and that Captain Witter and old Colonel I-'urcdy had said, buroly! She remembered now ihosc intensified courses she Ind' taken hack in Elmira. She hid had to sit near Loraine Stuart, and uid borne many of Lot-nine's pctly ibglits. Here, in n rca i storm Copyright, W3 NEA Service', Ihc, '', 10 'i lrl< ? '"-iF 0 by ' nmi shc "I ;>lcadcd \villi the thing, A good ritmrler-houi- must have assed before P at rca , izcd « Swearengen & Co. . COfR. 1M3 OY NEA SERVICE. INC. T. M. Bto. U. S. PAT. orr. OF Alii'.THE-STARS IN THE HEAVENS;.; CAN YOU NAME JUST THREE ANSWER: Polaris, Ihc north star;;5Castor and Pollux, the heavenly twins; bums, the brightest starfytc. NEXT; Can you live on 12 ounces of food daily? Still Thinks Lion's "Cute'-. LOS ANGELES, Cal. <Ul>> — liss Lucille. Clayton. ID-ycnr-oM 'c.win. boasts of an absolute fcnr- •ssncss In regard to animals. Shc fted a prolccllns .screen in a owntown. show anil bcuan caress- iK Leo, a 200-pound, .seven-monib- 1(1 African lion. Uo liked the rctlmtss of Miss Clayton's aim! nd (o sho\\- his appreciation bi-;'nn hewing il. The owner of Leo' irust his arm into (he cage and hokccl Ihc lion (ill hu quit r-hcw- ig. "1 still think he was ciil<>,", lid Miss Clayton as a surgeon rcsscd her multiple wounds on olh arms, "mid I think he enjoyed IB petted." Federal Land Bank 31 LOANS —LONG TKKH LOANS —LOW 1NTEKEST —Short Term Privileges Secretary-Treasurer Cofion licit N.KI,.,\. ' Osc-colu, Ark. Ccis I.ollcr 2:-, Years l.alor HANFOKU. Cal. iVF)-. A inter drticssi-d to Mi-:,, j. \y. [i c u (lt his city, and which was nni •eb. 12, 1918, just 25 year.* n rom Garncll. Kan., in "her home lien at Bun- Ouk. Kan \ .romplly delivered to licr-wlicn t finally got here. An eruption of Mount pc), T ( | r . troyed SI. Pierre, on the island ( ,f larltniqnc. May 3. iny> SI'OT COTTON UllOKEKS Rlytlicvillc, Ark. Wayne Chirk and Toiillry 1'«:ils on IVajne ntialilj- when buying feeds of all kinds HAYS STORE "Farmer's Ucadqiurten In Blylhcville & Mouelte" FAIS1 CCMMflBDO SCHOOL ^^•fS- 1 *'"''^^"^" SCHOOL »( his store, THUHSDAY NIfJJIT, S [,,„!. I slights. Here, "in n" real "storm 2000-odd miles from Elmira, Ihose slights seemed trivial indeed. So did all of (he pettiness concerning- Lorainc. Lot-nine, who was slilL wilh Jimmy, flying with him, lav- .itg him, betrothed to him for life. Jimmy, whom .she herself had o poignantly loved and. in her icarl, loved still. i This backward streaming of her .houghls served oddly 1 0 bring 1'at a new feeling ot calm. 9 "Hut I can't stay up here in it orevcr!" she lold herself. "I nivcii't the equipment nor the food nor the strength for an cn- hirancc lesl. Anyway I—I want o land, near Globe!" That goal stuck doggedly in her H WHS ;i part, of the plan. A part )£ Jimmy's project tor the sky rain. Her assigned task from the jcginning. During a momentary lull Pat lipped her controls and nosed town. The allimctei- reaeled fast. Ccn thousand. Nine thousand. Seven thousand two hundred, •'ive thousand eight sixty. Five wo ten. She decided she had better look lard. The storm was a hit softer icre and—yes, there was a Slimpse of mother earth! Shc leaded downhill again. But all al mce, a minute laler— "Oh-h-h-h-h!" She screamed it, erking her controls. There dead ahead was the omi- lous red hulk of rock wall. (To Be Co'nlinucd> ' • Arksoy 2913 Seed Redeemed—In Bulk or Sack $3 Per Bushel, F. 0. li. Dell, Ark. EARL MAGERS Del1 - Ark - Phone 635 Let Os De-lisi! and Treat Your CottonSeed Now Is The Time To Gel This Work Done—Before The Rush Is On! lee Wilson •& Co. Armorel, Ark;ins:is I WOMOERSD VVHV THIS ONE SVOUL DM'T: MOVE \VHSN i CHARGED HIM — BUT WHY WOULD THEY H*NG .THE HIDE OM THE 7fi 7V F ?N. C6 1NSTCA.D r*&? r^injiv BUT SINCE TH I BLACK MARKET BUSWES5 iveLL. HAVE TO eo TO LOOKIM'UNDER ALL THEIR HIDES TO SEE IF -THERE'S , Jf\V<E.'- WHPiT UNDILUTED GfALL ' USURP i M£ ,i\t.l. N\V ' PRIVILEGES AMD NO\M PlLFERJKSG A HMvi'<5O!A£ U-JDO&TRIOUS BROTHER H\<E ME, YOU OO&HTA PUFP UP LIKE A PENGUIN, '<5T1D Of. ' COPPER. .'HERE, H WE SKI BUSY'S BEST At Better Grocers Everywhere. It Bakes Better With Less Shortening. BUY WAR BONDS with what you save! 4-1 • OUT OP THE M&SOR'c, We Buy Loan Cotton Geo. H. McFadden & Bros. Ag'cy. Over Boriim's Drug Slorc 1'. (). f !ox 2 1S, Blj-lhcvilic, Ark. E. C. PATTON rtanczsiz BAKER L. WILSON Recleaned SOYBEANS R. D. HUGHES GIN COMPANY

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