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PAGE FOtifc BLYTHEVILLB, (ARK.) GOUKIL'it NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS IBB COURIER NEWS CO, B. W. HAINKS, Publisher flole National Adverting Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, DeBolt, St. Louts, Dallas, Kansu City, Memphis. Published Beery Afternoon Exe»p,t Sunday Entered as second class mater at tlio post office at Blythevllle Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES • By carrier in the City of Blytlicvilie, 15c per week, or 65o per month. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, J3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months, 75c for three montlis; by mall In postal wnes two to six, inclusive, $6.50 per year; in zones seven and eight ,$10.00 per year, payable 111 advance. U. S. Had Conscience as-Dollar Diplomat There may not seem lo be much connection between >\ crowd of angry U. S. marines wrecking a ncw.sjMnier office in Nicaragua and ;» calm discussion of the problem of imperialism in the modern work!. But a cablegram from Central America linked (lie two very neatly, {lie other day, and provided a little nourishing food for thought. Away back in 1922, or thereabout!;, oiii' marine;; were .stationed in Nicara- i;ua. A stout Nicaragua", patriot, Dr. Buitrago Diaz, objected bitterly. In his newspaper, the Tribuna, at Managua, he put the marines on the pan and said. contemptuously that they were unfit for the compaionship of the women of Nicaragua. Some of the marines could road Spanish. So one day a bunch of the lads got together and made a raid on tin; Tribima's offices, wcckhif;- them with a hearty thoroughness such as only infuriated marines can achieve. And the wimt-up of the story came just the other day, when a United States Treasury check covering the damages was handed to Dr. Diaz. Welt, so what? Does that prove anything in particular, except that Uncle Sam does pay his bills if you give him time enough? Yen can appreciate the story bust if you • reflect on the thing:; that have been saitl r about America's land-grabbing exploits. \ , -i In the., last few .years Americans ; have waked indignant about Mussolini's soirare of Ethiopia, Japan's attack on China, and so on—and have been told that they had no right lo throw stones because Uncle Sam himself expanded his territorial holdings by force, with Latin-Americans, [n• iliahs and other luckless people paying the freight. But there is a little difference there, somehow, and this Nicaragua)! story does illustrate il. Clumsily, often tardily, generally somewhat inadequately, this country has made an effort to redress the balance. The marines arc out of Nicaragua now, the country is free and in- ' dependent—and even a minor bit of "aggression" like the mob scene in the newspaper office is at last paid for by the U. S. Treasury. Mexico did get the cash of the Gadsdcn purchase—and l\\- 0 decades later, got the French lifted off her .OUTOUBWAY neck by orders from Washington. Spain did get a lump sum for the Philippines, and Cuba actually did go free. The government has spent some millions of dollars caring for the dis- possed Indians. Alaska was acquired by straight purchase. The old mtirines- have-landed vra of "dollar diplomacy" did linally end. That record could be a great deal belter—but it could also be a great deal worse. It is not exactly {ho sort of record a greedy and ruthless people would mate. Creed is in if, of course—but il is lem|(cr«l by conscience, after all. Foreign militarists engaged in stealing the lands of weaker ]>eopks will have to look a little further to liml justification for their actions. Still In Tlie K<>d The dJIIiciillicH which meet an administration that tries to balance its budget in a time of increasing industrial stagnation are amply illustrated by the announcement at Washington that :i ?2;i,000,l)00-a-monlh increase jn WI'A spending )ms been ordered, lo cope with unemployment. Twenty-three millions a month constitute heavy spending, even in a government like ours. Since relief expenditures have boon one of the main reasons for the unbalanced budget, it is hard to see l\ow the budget-balancing act is going to bo accomplished when relief costs arc gping up ut that rale. Vet what is (o be done? The need exists. Unemployment is indisputably on the rise. Something has to be done, and the federal government is the only agency that can do it. In the long run, a balanced budget must wait on full business revival. Until that revival comes, government accountants will have to keep the jug of red ink handy. Ready For Trouble The United Stales air force is "one of the biggest and possibly the most efficient" air force in existence, go says that famous British authority, "Jane's All the World's Aircraft," an annual publication which reviews national air forces each year. This British authority, incidentally, is pulled by America's big air fleet. It points onl that America is isolated and safe, with nothing to fear from any enemy close enough lo do any damage. Why, it asks, should the American people spend money for such a powerful weapon? The answer to that one is easy: just in case, brother—just in case. This country is going to keep out of trouble if il can; but it doesn't mind having the world know thai if trouble should come the country is perfectly well able to handle il. Tno warring philosophies, the reason and j-c- rciiUy of Goethe mid the emotional miliUnism el Adolf Hitler, have put the soul of the world in jeopardy.—Dr. Abratn Leon Siicher, university of Illinois. By Williams WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1037 SIDE GLANCES By George Clark £y OREN ARNOLD, Copyright 1917, NEA S*rvit», Int. "Bawb say they go away, us to JJ.tltllV— l,t, a, ti- I, A X K — he rolur, nnti uiyiit ilirlr muni louruey liark Ihruusli (he Mvern. CHAPTER XXIi (JINC13 they had slipped a way In Hie dawn thai morning, Mary Melissa and Bob had been gone six clays. They weren't sure of lhal iinlil. later, but Rob estimated thai they had been (rone anywhere from four to eight days; lie just couldn't say exactly how long they had first been in the cave, so h.ir- rowing were those dark Hours. It is almost miraculous that Hades Jones didn't find them in all Ihal lime. Left j,j s own in _ dinations he 110 doubt would hav climbed to Defiance Castle. found lite inner cave entrance and started a search. But Hades was past 70 years of age. Climbing fiOO feet „ • . . ' '".>"".•> ui age. '-iimying (JOB feel 1 want something cute for a cnle couple who live i)i ,t! " f [lss ortcd ladders and precarious cute house." ; °c ''olds was not exactly easy, THIS CURIOUS WORLD B / e William Ferguson SOME. /ViOUfvJTAINlS GRONA/ B.V OTHERS GROW BY SUBTKA C77CW . . . WHEM THE: 'SURROU NDl NS PLAINS ARE CUT DOWN sy WEATH ELR) IMG- / and he realized it. Not that he couldn't do il—oh no! But it would be bcsl fo have a good reason. He didn't worry much until the third clay, in fact. He had the rather vague note that Bob had left. Honey Bee assured him that Dob and 'Lissa had departed in Hie direction opposite Hie cliff, Thc main worry for Hades was thc fad that the absent ones had not token their horses. Where could they be going on foot, for so long? There wasn't anywhere to go, that he could figure. Furthermore, why couldn't he find their trail? Two days had passed before he thought to look lor tracks, and wind had blown considerably in the meantime. Hades once was an expert trailer, but blowing dry sand soon erases tracks und a trailer is forced lo delect such difficult signs as broken grass, shoe on rocks, bent wigs in This is very hard to do in marks brush. desert regions, lla'cies circlcd'the camp a half mile cr so out, but he could pick up no likely signs. He came back and questioned Honey ••' • Bee. tlic in iy they never said where d'a^passcd! was going to?" • ' • - -- - wait." Honey lice insisted. "Bul where to, damn il?" She shook her head. "I wish J could say," Ihe Indian girl etc dared, truthfully. "Waal, we better climb up Ihore'n look. They mighta got hurl or something." Hades leaned buck lo stare ill the high cliff castle. ScoU Holliman had squatted, cowboy fashion, within hearing of this conversation, and now he took part lw Ihe first lime. "Ain't you already been up there, cookie? Didn't I see you up on them ladders last night?" llolliman addressed Honey Bee. The girl nodded.- She had indeed gone up. Mcsl of the way bul not quite all. She had been mooning about the matter, meditating over the absence of Ihc man she loved. 'The thought of his taking her rival angered her in Ihe (irsl place, and his prolonged absence with 'Lissa was beginning to u'rive Honey Bee into brooding jealousy. But Bob had commanded her to silcncu about the new cave, liu was her man, she must obey. She had thought of all these things as she climbed. She had faith in his ability to take care of himself — vhat harm could befall a grown man and woman, adequately equipped with water, food, a lantern, spare candles, everything? She had no belief in "ghosts" and such yarns. And she had an Indian's patience; she could wait. "Waal, ef you already been up there to look, that settles (hat " Hades ruled. "They've slipped off some'ers." He shook his old head confused at (lie strange turn of events. * * « J-TOLLIMAN went on willi thc work he was hired to do, building first permanent pole frames lor the tents, making tables, chairs, a fireplace, then assisting Hades Jones to build a corral. He was a plodder type unless something stimulated him into extraneous action. He did talk once to Honey Bee Girl about his deal with her concerning Mary Melissa. But Honey Bee was not inclined to discuss it She war surly. Things hacli gotten out of hand. All three ot were, in viact, .'getting touchy, as TRAVEL. BYAtfZ TO REACH THE FLORIDA , THEV TRAVEL HUNDREDS OF MILES ON THE WINGS iEKVICC, INC tt-IS A granite shaft of 22 5 feel, the NEX>: Arc (licrc any wolves,in the National rarks ,, t (|, c;l t ,' s . Schnurbiiscli's hniind clog—renown-1 cd throughout thc Ozirks for hi:; memorial joins 1778-'8rwiil"i9l7- abllily to hunt 'coons—has found '18. The site chosen has a double one raecocii dial he'll let alone significance, for it was from near llo , rcaflcr - l lhn t si>=t that General Lnfayetttc I rwclvc <iays after the hound Hailed for America in 1777 and is — "" ' ""^=i«>u ui ijni- disappcarcd - a hunter sav.- « clog's [ near Bordeaux where many Am«r- a collection of liquors that, tail slicking out from a hollow loj. i ican soldiers landed in France in ' rallge from thc N B Ka Py of the hivesligalion proved it was] 1917-18. | Chinese to the absinthe frappo of ! 'he French and the Horse's Neck of Ihc American, . O. 8, r»L OS. Multiple Sclerosis (lau.scs HrdukaVc in Nerve Funelion, Cause is Unknown This is the sixth in a .scries In which Ur. I'ishbcin discusses cause, cffccl and treatment of discuses of the nervous system. I No. 306) KV 111!. MORRIS HSIIBEIK MMor, Journal ot thc American Mcilii-;U A'.wfutioii, anrt ot Kygchx, the Health Magaiiiii: One of the most extraordinary disease:; that may attack Ihe nervous system of man is multiple sclerosis. Jn this condition, scattering patches of hnrden.ng develop in the tissues of the nervous system ttilh a degeneration of the sheaths of thc nerves, causing tremendous interference in the motor and sensory activities of thc body. The r.itchcs arc u.'dcly scattered Ihrcuslioui Ihe nervous system and the effects are widely varied. Usually thc condition begins in a person somewhere between 30 and 10 years of age, seldom iu children. The.exncl cause ol this disease has not been determined. It has been thought that a germ was ' ' ' " ' has „ been proved Ihe result of some de- llciency in Ihe diet. Cases appearing nfler some infections disease may be merely coincidence. similar symptoms may develop. Patients arc sometimes greatly depressed, but In other cases are excited and may even have an extraordinary frelini; of ivell being. Almost every iintlrnl. who de- vclcps this disease sooner or later becomes a jjcrmaneiit invalid, living on Mm average in or 12 years. although many live as Ion" as 25 years aflci' (iic disease first ap- liears. In its early i.^jus, i.oinctini.ri the disease not only seem:; lo stop, bul definitely change I/ward Improvc- inenl. Tlicic is no :,pori;.i- tierilnvnl, but it is possible to briiisr about much comfort certain dm?." have been given with apparent bm cfit. People with Ions continued rhron- ic disease die not so much from these riiseasfs as from secondary complications. The physician c!>- serves [he appearances af such ccmplications and inker, (lit necessary steps to proven! their progress, and suitable baths U/kcep Champion 'Coon Dog Loses Prestige in Log Of,D AI'PLBTON, MO. (UP)—Bell And Holllman msy have noted —— French deputy and ,„„,„<.-„,, m the committee f 0r the monument,, announces that the work has been \ completed and soon thc memorial I will be open lo the public , „ .,.„ time, but they didn't bother. The old man, as a matter of fact, was "culling trail," He rode and ho walked, inspecliny every ravine, every coyolc Irack, every possible place for signs ol the missing ones. It bothered him lhal he could pick up no track. On (he fifth day ol Bob's and Ussa's absence, JJolliman left the camp himself, norraiincntly. Tempers all were slruincd by that time, and (lie showdown incident to Holliman's departure served lo relieve Hades some. He had "Mowed of! steam" as he would have put it. Scott Holljman, kicky lo he alive, must have hart a long and lire-some walk back to civilization, bul 40-odd miles wouldn't kill him. Soon afler sunup on the sixlli day, Hades was still at tlvj corral doctoring a mule that had been injured, when he chanced to Glance up the face oj the clilY. "Waal. I'll be fried and bul- lercd!" ho exclaimed, miimblinf; to himself. Thar goes that squaw up thar!" * * * TT was true. Honey Brc was climbing Iho ladders. She lind thought Hades SCJ.R for thc morning, as usual, perhaps miles ficm camp and entirely out of rany; as to vision, i'.hc had broofel r.ll night. Menial pictures of Bob and M.irv Melissa liad bedeviled dm Indian for days. She couldn't stand it, she told herself. So sno determined al breakfast, to climb the ladders, tnke a kinleru of her own and go inlo the new cnve. The time had come when she could no longer obey her loved one':; command to wait. She .must sec if he wore in danger. When she had reached (he top ladder. Honey Bee had worked ii|i an intense hatred anew for Mary Melissa. 'He would not have been lost, bul for her," Honey Bee told her;lf. She lighted the lantern, alter a quick inspection of the castle rooms. It burned evenly, brightly. She entered the darkness, quickly saw the chalked arrows Bob had made, marking his and 'Lissa's trail. She saw Ihc shriveled human body in its niche, too, paused i moment to sludy it. Death! 'Death -would take the white girl out of the way," Honey Bee was thinking. .-.On the.Indian's countenance, .'is she slood there, came a strange, somehow savage expression. (To Be Continued) tainer Has Big Collection of Odd Liquor UALLAS.'Tcx. (UP) Now comes thc story of a collector who lias • " " -™' 1I( ; VC1 ' tal:en a drlllk ot ''nnflr and , IMIS a hobb 5' of coilcctlng lq " ors frem a " ovei ' the world. s Harrlea Buckspan of Dal- Sclmurbusch's 'coon doj, nearly | The base of the shaft has been m starvation, schnurbtisch said that some '.vily raccoon probably had lured the dog into the s.-from which it was unable to escape. Shail: To Rise To Honor A. E. F, and Lafayette BORDEAUX illl'l — ,\ Franco- American memorial paying tribiiln lo Lafayette mid the American Expeditionary Forces will be in- augitraled foou at Verdun. M. Maurice Uamour. former made a museum of relics of Lafayette, of Gen. John J. Perching and the A. E. p.. and from its summit one can get a splendid view of the countryside and shore line. The Marquis de Chambrini. a descendant of Lafaycltc; Governor General Marcel Olivier, president of Ihe French line, and six former prime ministers of Prance are on the memorial committee. Washington. Madison, Jackson. Polk. Buchanan, and Harding were the only American presidents wiio hart no children. Sample bottles have come from almost every country in the world where liquor is made. Prom Holland came I he brown glass bottl"s shaped like dogs, birds, elephants and other animals, filled with many colored liquors of every description. There is not a country missing, nor a liquor. "Some of t!ie liquor is 50 years old." Miss Buckspan said "Of course, j wouldn't think of opening one of the bottles." Read Courier News Want Ads. OUR BOARDING HOUSE responsible, bul 'this never L'' c musclcs allrt sk >» I" good .... been verified, nor has it <11t!o " m ' c fl<v 'l»ci»'.v of aid to such patients. NFXT: I'iiraiysis a?i(atis, or ihaktng palsy. After a psriod of numbness and! Feed , mul ^ . ,, e n -,-, :™L^.."IL'!"° !•?«»'i'« b"';w: A^ names-are quite common! elated \vllh dizziness and inability lo slum) H-ithout falling. . 'Hie ccnditiin Is exceedingly <Uf- i flcult lo diagnose because 'there ore m.iny other conditions in which cVnird: a bat with poor woo.-) is a\ banana slalk; a high, lazy batted I ball is a can of corn; a youngster' Is a lamb; n curve Still is n mttck- 1 ercl; a bruisa from sliding Is a 1 strawberry; elc. i WELL, MA30R,TIME'S UP "FOR PLAWKlM' POWKJ TH 1 LAST GROAM OWTN' IWCOME TAX/ MOT THAT IT'LL MAKE ANY DIPF TO YOU—BUT THIS UM- eMPLGYMEiviT CEMSUS CAXD WILL— IT'S BEEN) WAH/AIKJ^J \T^> HEEL^ AROUND HE.RE POR SEVERAL WEEKS, V/AlT(,\J<3 'FOR YOU TO PUT IT TO WORK/ UNCLE SAM IS PULLIM' A SQUEEZE LVi'p PLAY Ok! k' •'- * • you' With Major Hoople YEN/ YOU EITHER BEEM VMORKIW' OR YOU A.IUT f IP YOU BEEkl POKIM' A TfMEPJECE !KJ TH 1 WBS, "YOU SHOULDA . TAX RETURM- BUT IP YOU BEEM SAviNJ' ~TH' WORLD, 51TTIM' BESIDE A FOT-BELLIED HEACTEP,, THEKJ YOU OUGHT TO FILE OME OF THESE CTARDS HMF-P- PROPOSE' YOU ,, PROP AROUMP TO MY MEW PLACE' OF BUSINESS. AMI? 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