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BLYTHEV1LLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16, I .H "1 .. i - i I C BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWB in oooiupnqnra oo, wstaa^M V*. fait mtjoMt MHftWv Arkacut PaU««, IM, H Detroit, 'at, UWto, Delia*, KMW Wy, • ' PubUahed Afwrooon Inept Bittred u aecoea cltM matter •« he pail Qfflc< at 3lyt$ieYll)*V AT* ;*asaa, under act e< Ooofrot OC tober 9, J917. BtntA to ID* Onlt«q Praia. BBB6CR1PTJON RATES By etrrlw in toe Ottj « BiTlhiirUl*. 1&> B* wwk or »•« per yew In »*rww. By nail wttto * n^w <* M mU »'' ww "* »ar, tlM for ilx mouthi, Wo ft* three montM: by mtl) In postal UDU two to eU, Inclutln, MM per year, In tones »ven and «lght, per year, payable ta »qi»ue«, A Valuable Soon Forgotten When the Bourbons returned to power in France after tho downfall of Napoleon Bonaparte, it speedily was discovered that they hail, in the fa- .mpus pjtrase, "learned nothing and forgotten nothing." Ons of the rc- • suits was that their restoration didn't last. One is reminded of this by some of the antics which certain liquor concerns have indulged in since the 18th arpeiidment was repeale.l. For one tiling, retail prices charged for hard liquors have been little less than fantastic. The principle of coU , lecting what the traffic will bear seems to have been followed ovw nrtd over again. A nation which can le-nombci; when ' a quart; of good whisky could be bought for $1.50 now is discovering that it must pay as high as ?6 for the same article. . For another thing, the liquor interests seem to be ready to. plunge back., ijito politics just as they • did 1 before. 1 prohibition. » « • A fair sample is the experience Ohio has been having, '.Ohio's legislature wag c4U«l_into.^ special session to consider liquor r con- trp] laws. The governor mbmitted a plan permitting sales of wine and hard liquor by the glass in hotels, restaurants and clubs, end getting up a- ptate. monopoly to haidle al! retail package, sales. Instantly the liquor lobby got busy. Parties were thrown for legislators. Pressure was applied. The liquor lobby demanded tfijit this bit! be thrown overboard and that licenses to retail packaged liquor be sold to any Tom, Pick .iiid Harry who could raise ?250 for the privilege, » « f The governor had presented a sane and conservative plan hy which the profli. motive could be removed from the retail liquor trade. The liquor lobby, so recently resurrected, insisted that the old set-tin be restored— minus, of course, the open saloon—so th'at the state be dotted with a host "of retailers, each urged by his pocketbook to sell as much boozo as he could, eacli striving to outsell his neighbor. If such tactics are ;i sample of the OUT OUR WAY way the liquor trade Kfiiionlly is going to act, it is evident Hint v|ic tnulu has ie»rp«J nothing by whc.t happened to it in'1919. Prohibition wan iulonled largely because' the li<iuor interests had become too arrogant ami too active in politico; because they hud pi'il Hie lust for profit ahead of every oilier consideration. If they revive tlio*: oil habits, they may tempt a gmt ovmy citinena to reconsider I heir recent «clion in re- the 18th amendment. —Unice Calfeu. The Fight h Off! One-of the best liils of recent news is the fact Hint the iruerillH warfare between Honry Ford and (Jon. Hugh S. Johnson .seems U> have come to an end. Kirst Mr. Ford announced that "we've all got to pilch in mid help the president pull this country out of the hole." Then General Johnson replied that it did his heart good to hear this, adding, "I certainly am going to enjoy seeing Mr. Ford go in there and start pitching." And all this, somehow, sounds moro like it. A lot. was said, not long ngo, about how the NRA chieftain was going to "crack down" on the auto magnate. A regular wharf fight between the government and its most famous industrialist seemed to be In Lhe inaking. Now both sides are talking more softly—and the country at large will rejoice. Mellon Shrewdness Say what you plcnsc about the Mel- Ions of Pittsburgh, they at least seem to Ije rn.cn who know how to keep their properties from disintegrating in hard times. The late iiichard 13. Mellon leaves an estate estimated at approximately ?200,000,000— and this after four years of -the worst depression the country ever has known! Many a once-proud fortune has shrunk to a fraction of its former size in the last few >vars. Many » man who used to be ruled ;\s a multimillionaire has come down to the "comfortably well off' 1 ojass. Many a loader in linancu or industry has seen his -holdings shrink to a point where tie actually was pressed for cash. But not, apparently, the Mellons. This remarkable family knows how to keep what it gets, in bad times as well as good. SIDE GLANCES By George Clarkl "1 like this chapter where he sees her all dressed up and wants to he her slave." CHURII EXCUSES "Thou shall love the Lord. Thy Go:l with a'l Ihy heart, and vvltli nil Uiy soul, and with nil thy slmiglh, mid with nil thy iniml; and Ihy neighbor as"ihyseK." —I,uK" 10:27. ATTEND CtlURCII SUNDAY Committee. Accident Hazard Increased by Return of Unemployed Some navies give the men liquor before a bailie, bul we depend upon 'goo<l American gril. —Secretary of the Navy Claude Swanson. • ,. • * Woman's superlative world is to build a Dcl- ter race. —Albert Edward W'pgam, author. * » * We must teach children that criminals are not heroic. —Mrs. Oliver Havriman. By Williami GOT" CWAMGE COMIM', AlMCU/X - AK\' OF— MO , A'OQLV.A,R-I.T;-\IMV<' OH — COMG. OFF BY DR. MORRIS FISHHE1X Kditor, Journal of the American Mcdicul Association, and of lly: gcla, the Health Magazine ' As the. unemployed return lo work, there Is greater liability of industrial accidents. And so II is moro important than ever that you know first, aid in case of ac-. cidental or shock, and make use of It properly when necessary. When a ]H?rson is injured, nearly drowned, or in any other wuy hurt, he may suffer also from shock. In this condition he wiH.be pale, his pulse feeble, his circilla- llon poor, and his breathing diffi- cull. '• Flrsl, n|d tor a person in shock requires Hint he be placed rial; on his back, with his head low and as comfortable as possible. IP-he U conscious, give him a small nmouul of aromatic spirits of ammonia ns a stimulant. If he is not conscious, a whiff or two of ammonia held under his nostrils may bring about revival. If a person is bleeding freely. Ihe bleeding may be su through application of pressure with a piece ot clean uauze. with a compress or a handkerchief. In a very serious case it may >c necessary to apply a tourniquet. However, this should be done by those who understand how to do II. because many a person has been injured by n louinnciuet rather lhan benefited by ils use. * * « When there Is a severe wound It Is Important to keep yo:ir fingers out of the wound. Any of the well-recognized antiseptics may be dropped into Ihe wound. Then cover the wound with clean ijauze until the attention of a competent physician can he had. Remember that an unconscious person gets cold quickly. Chilling! further strain on his ilghly contEiinlnatcil sourcq, U mas be ncce.ssary to give an antitoxin' igainst lockjaw at once. Altogether. remembiT lliut tfirsl aid is distinctly a temporary procedure, designed only for immediate safety and comfort, an thai nny mlnnr injury may Income B najor one without projwr attention to its earliest stages. WHAT WAS IHE FRENCH fOOMOF GOVEWWKT The Editor'* Letter Box Our Kilutational Syslcm iTo tho Editors When ap|x>'.n!uig a committee- on reorganualion of the Arkansas educational sy^'.em. Governor Futrell made tl'.M statement: "Our present Sfhool system has broken down, il is a wreck." Also, "08 per cent of every state collar, except highway funds, goes to schools." The governor invites all citbcns [o express their opinions on this .subject. In compliance with thai invitation please allow me lo say: It 1? obvious that from a pecuniary or economic staiui[X>int, as it affects the masses, education is h failure. Education in its pro[>er sense is n prcparat'i-n for life's battles. What is education doing as a club in the hands of the masses, to (.liable them lo beat Ihe bush along life's pathway. From a specific slandpoint or a special inslan'.e of what cducalion has done for t!:e professions or grappled willi science, read Ihe forces of Ihe elements, etc, etc., II is due homage and respect. But arc we gcUins; Irom Ihe schools what our lime, attention means condition. By all means krr;i ev- r.nd money wprruiu? How is il cry unconscious person warm. , acquainting the student body with For Ihis purpose, hot pads, hot I real life? water bottles, or other mea::s may' be used. In using thc:,». you should rca!i/e thnt thr uucnti.^ci- ous |>erson cannot tell when he is ln^ burc.cd. Amoni; the must freciuo:.-. conditions which people try to srcat for themselves arc hiccnpj. rn.iglis, nnscblceci ami splinters beneath the skin. There arc a ilozen sn;)er>i;ttons about sloppine hiccup. 1 ;. Tf a little water or a little foorl or an ordin- nry fcrtativc (iocs not Mop the hiccup. It fust be taken as a serious symptom that demands prompt medical attention. A cough persistent rnoi:;h or severe ciw.igh to caiifc \:.\::\ demands immediate medical attention. Most nopcbjCeds can be stopped by kccp'.ni; the head elcv.r.cti nnd tlpiwrt forward, breathlnc tl'.rou^h the mouth and applying cold corn- it Is certainly no child's play tu teach in harmony with the demands of this nay and time. It we would reac.i the highest efficiency, we must keep UI'-TO- UATE. otherwise, methods Become trite and mU r its. What was honeht adequate 50 or 100 years ,?o mny be useless i;o\v. There is a sentiment prevail- r;g thai the .'.rticols arc too lax. no ex]Kiis!ve :•; management, that hey are burdened with red tape, hat too long a lime Is required presses over nose. the bridge the Any nosebiced that ncr.Msts de- manrls proinpl medical allcnllon Unless a splinter Is rl?ht under the surface and easily removed, it should be left for the attention of an export. Picking al s>mitcrs sometimes results In hemorrhage. If the open wound, becomes coiX' laminated from the fingers cf tin (Aiuwtn on Beck r*|«i December 16* THIS CURIOUS WORLD ? e Ferguson THE ARCTIC TtRN GETS MORE GAVU&HT PER YEAR THAN ANV-OTHER. INHABITANT OF THE GLOBE/ SERVED N THE UNITED STATES SENATE AT THE AGE OF IT NESTS IN THE CONTINtXXJS DAYLIGHT OF ARCTIC SUMMER, AND V/1NTERS IN THE ANTARCTIC, WHEN QAVLrSHT IS CONTINUOOS THERE/ sv (?ADDAGe/' A CURIOUS PLANT SWHICH WAS GROWN 6V CROSSING A RADISH AMD A 2 .,6 CA66AGB-X Arctic Terns get 24 hours of daylight for at Joast eight months ol the year, and during the other four, months they have a great deal more daylight thari darkness. .They do not see a sunset during thalr entire stay in the arctic breeding grounds, nor lor months alter ' they return to the Antarctic. What is the Dearest living relative rf the clrpliant? Rin\ir> By Laura Los BROOKMAN BKGIX DAVID VAKMRTEH •«<«*• <•* Mi I M»r BM tm Kino, ^rbt.tt. (»»*•», fe III* ta(>r »»«rli»<-nl. HM»W- «r« It n Klkti «• f«rwe* Mir«p:.rer •»«- H« wotk^ M <k« ••order rule nltkfCMNIBT, >1»T r»purl»r o> (ke Pb«i. . PARHOTT, donn-.,d-..1 cvlllr n«or. It In «!«» k»o«r> SIKr. VIST A , Al. Oil DRAM, frl»«.«r Xlnc'«. 1« leani fend !• • wrrcktd «n- lomohlle. : ; • ;•,' . • n.innl.lrr irr««dt> -«k* p«lfrr rhlrf ID Itt Juliet ''ctimflf kli nunt*N home, mvanlVly ' «• n Rtirx, ** tkt IktArr'tkat If fh* •Cirl lulicvr, krrirlf tret Ike/ turn triUH moT» plieit '»)*».' • : I'nrrull U l*»lr< I* 1 ' at. l.oul. %i,a n drlcetlve U affnt t^-krlnc hi ' m back. n»«liilrr' <alk - », over Ike 4e- ic har»D. ant Hr>«nn wrrc kllltd o graduate. This is r.ot objected lo by the able c'ars, but to a man ug^ii)«; to uluc.itc ,a large family, and gi>ir;g in debt lo, do il. lime ts an important factor, ,<nd to this mm the efllctcncy ol schooh means something. He asks, What can my child do lo help raise the mortgage since he is out of school? WL:i>t has school done for them? We should not understand from this Hut monc' 's paramount, but it is unfair ic educate us to higher standards and Ihen dismlsSj us Into n world where il is Ini- KOVl GO OS WITH THE STOB1 CHAPTER XXXIII TJANNI3TBK ,p 0 ke slowly, "You don't mean that," he said. "A girl like lhat—why. she couldn't li.ivo anything to do with Mug Logan's gang! She cpul.dn't-r" "Oh. couldn't-she?/.Maybe/ybuT go ahead and tell meVjiy.sh'e was In Tracy King's apartment, the night lie was killed. Maybe you'l tell me tho rest ot it Just be cause she's got a preliy face don't let lhat fool you. Did you ever BC a gun rnnn's doll who wasn' pretty? Why couldii't .the girl'be in on H, I'd like to Snow?" "Listen," Bannister "said. • you anj evidence to prove tha she's—what you think ahe "If I had evideuce I wouldn't be aittina hero talking.about it. Say why all the excitement? Y6i Haven't fallen tor the dame, hav you?" "I haven't fallen for Iier," Ban nlstcr said bitterly., "and I don 1 inlcud lo. I Just; wanted to ee your story slraiglrtV McN'eal settled back frrhlj dial moro comfortably. "Well, then, he said, "here It/Is./; I flgur Druean and King were both In o Ihe -leal. King's b«er} ^Bpe.niMng • lot of money around this town. § lias Drugan. Theyjdjdn't gel it, playing. In Ifcaj; prc.hwtra. You know, (hat as ?c\\ *s.'\ do. Wh«t« did they get.lt tttitt*. J.fljure they were In with I-OJaS. .Never mind lust why I tblnVypd,.'^ can't-go (mo rll that nowt. •-'.- \ :• • "Anyhow Klri^*arfd;Drqgan both have a pretty sleiidy. source of cash —a good deal rfloir»>lhan they're earning- «t the .StateV ! ..TIiea Klni meets this Lang flrVahd lets engaged to'her. Bhiiha^piohej to burn. If he matttM',h(r:he doesn't need Ills unilerworld /fflen^s any longer and .he |*atit5 .lo .set rid of them. You know;wlmi h/appqas when you try to'gjye a.crowd like that the run-arpondl • lira was 1th "Bit Boy" Milaao th» day • loud hixa here.* >'• »: • was referring to bis proudest achievement — the art h» had played In the capture f .the New York gangster who had tiled police of a dozen bis cities nly to be taken In Tremopt. •Yon don't want to let look! de- eiva you," be went on. -."If this Irl Isn't mixed up with some un- e-rworld crowd why won't she alk? I'll tell you why—because ha knows what happens to Btnieal- rs. They're all more afraid of heir own crowd, than anyone else." "Well." sajd Bannister, "how are •on going to prove, all this? What re you Roinff to do now?" "Give Parrott the works qnd sec what vo can get out of him. Watch tho girl. If she's begun rrltinff letters it ouslit to be a iig help." There was silence for several minutes. Then Bannister knocked he ashes from his cigar. "So It's ust another gangster mess!" He «afd distastefully. "Well. Denisc [jinx's lucky If you're right about t. Wonder If her father bad nny Idea, of all this. I mean about where Kins pot his money," McNe.il said. "He was In here this niorniug," "Who?'' "Arlhur Lang." Bannister straightened, "Guess [ didn't hear about that," he £ald. ''What dirl ho wantr "Wanted to know what progress fe were matins with the King case. Jt certainly surprised me when they told me lie was here. The way he talked that flrat morn nlng to the grocery store. I dont exactly know what to do about It. If I tell my aunt—" 'Don't tell her anything," McNeal Bald crisply. "I'll put another man out there to watch the liouse If Jordan leaves. The main thing is to trail the girl in caso she goc-s auy where. \Vo can't lot her get away. That's the important tiling!" ' ' if "0. K." said Bannister. "I'll lell Jordan he's still the errand boy." He grinned. "He won't like it much. Hooi! night, Cap." "Good night." It was late when Rannlstc-r reached home and it was late when he awoke next moruius. IIo louked out tho window anil saw that tho sky was gray. The elm troo lhat stood outside the window swayed In the wind. Almost all ot its leaves were gone now, and Ihoso remaining were brown and shrunken. They danced ami rattled grotesquely. It was a gray world outside, a cold and dreary \vo^-l. Ilannlsler did not mind thai. It sniled his mood. Usually lie whistled In his shower but this mom- ing there was no sound but tho splashing ot the water. He dressed and went down stairs. • • • TiHG dining room table whs set -*• for one. There was fruit on a plate and cereal and a pilcher oC cream. The bread iv.is In tho toaster, ready to bo toasted. The pCTcotaler stood on Us mat. Hill there was no one in sight. Uannister weul from the kltchon into tho living room. l!oth wero deserted. He started hack toward the kitchen heard steps when suddenly ho and turned. Juliet ing after King was shot he seemed i Franco was coming down tho lo think a, policeman was poison! I got sore about it. flo wasn't go Ins to let us talk to his daughter at all unlll I finally told him what was what." "So lie wanted to know what progress you've been making." Banntsler said. "I wonder Jnnl how fond Arthur Lang was of his prospecllva son-in-law." "That's one t can't answer. 1 didn't wasto much time on him. Told him wo were doing all we could." '.'HOT much would you say Ling a worth?' 1 •Tr« heard It was a million and 've heard, .|t w"s five. Somewhere retweeo. tt\e t»o, 1 suppose. Ilo'li lo aunln those standards. There are certain ncceisury things to bo !c?.rne'd, a general understanding of things, culture and iwllsh ncossaty to ctiulr) us pears on the ' . 'q nil. about the . samo time th'o girt iihiiws.ttp. Somebody plugs King »n\l tjnj|»n etarti yelling that . Parrott So . Drugan ictt hit .ThiU'i-,th« way «rk- t'ntl : ibat'i tt;vni-»dmH th» plctur* I haven't «uU«, fl^utiid eul er\r}'a r,-i»* _ •* ' ' . ^ t " *'. , l the /or living- that, can be- hid no- v.here better than In schools, which attendant, or from the applied, or from the person'. clothing, there may be danrs.- to should contlm-e. to improve. life. I ' L Ecph. O'Brien. ~" .eVUle, Ark. If the splinter comes Irom a) . _ part-, ... 'Maybe you're rirtt about Bannbler'naUl hiivily." 1 .'••••• "I tell ypn," the,detective cap tala went «n,1 you can't tall about damw, T»e i«elleft' : iresseiJ sad ... . J 'inoit WyUVe ict ttave. "A dollars." Bannister stairs. "Good morning." she said, sniM- ing. She was dressed In ono (£Q Kate Hewlett's blue and white house dresses. It was nmcn ton large for her and the belt *;« folded over twico as far as It should have been, yet it waa becoming. "Good morning," fiannister greeted her. "Have you auy Idea where my aunt is?' 1 "Sho went to the market. Everything's ready for your lireakfast except Iho eggs and bacon' and I'll cook them right away." "Oh, please—!" Hannls'.or didn't k-now why lie felt lhat ho couldn't have her doing that. "IJon't lx)thcr," ho went on. "There's cereal on the table. I don't need anything else." "But I promised your aunt," the repeated. "That's a . lot of . . rrjbntj. )f I lind » million berries I'd : l\?ad 'for '.the South Sea Islands." th«' girls wear grass '•Sure. I'd be-king of an Island qt my own and have a dozen of those grass skirt dancers just to ware palm • leaf fans before my throne,'' McNeal snorted. Evidently he considered any comment bcncatb bis The younger man col to his feet. "Well." h» Mid, "I guesii it's time for me to be on my way." He toek half a dozen £ttp» toward the door! Ih.aii (lirned. "Oh, there's an- »(li«r-tUnf.;l-meant to mention. Jordan'*raised- tins because my aunt sent Mm on a couple of er< girl said. "She lold mo exactlv how you liko the eggs. I'll have theai cooked in just a few niU- ulcs—" She gave him a smile over liw shoulder and hurried on to tho kllchcn. Five minutes later the plallcr ot eggs and bacon was before him. Across Iho table the girl poured his coffco, handed the cup to L7m. There was silence then for several moments, a silence so heavy that liannlslcr was compelled to glance np. He saw lhat ihc girl's eyes had suddenly become grave. Her hands were clasped toselbcr and when she spoke tho wunl.i \ came rapidly, earnestly. "Mr. Oaj. t nister," she f.ild, "1—1 want' to ask you to do something." . His faco showed his surprise. Tho girl hurried on. Sho rands today. Said he couldn't ] "I want you to step trying to «tch-what., was.-, going'on'around oat who killed Trsry Kins." tno/place H he.had to k«p turj I _ (Xo Be Coailnucd)

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