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FADE FOOT' THE BLYrHKVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO, H. W. HAINES, Piihlislfer SAMUEL P. NORRIS, Edllor JAMES A. GATENS, Advertising Manager OERALDYNE JMVIS, CircilJallon Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Wtllnct Witner Co., New York, Chicago, r>«- troll, -Atlanta, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at. the post- office at Blylhcville, Arkansas, under act of congress, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Pres,s. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the city ol Blythevlllc, 20o per »'eek, or 85c per month. By maii, wltliln n rndius of 50 miles, $4.00 per year, $2,00 for six months, $1.00 for three months' by mail outside 50 mile zone $10.00 per year payable In advance. * An Ugly Word Absenteeism has come lo hnvc ugly connotations because most discussion has concerned wilful, inexcusable failure to report /or work—Monday morning hangover, laziness, disinterest, pique, general irresponsibility. These are the causes of much absenteeism, and they deserve all tho harsh things that have been-said about them. Whether they account for a quarter, a third, a linlf or .two-thirds of Urn -123,000,000 man-days lost last year through' absenteeism, nobody knows. The best available information suggests that considerably more than halt' of all absenteeism is due to causes for which Die nation and the community are to blame, rather than individuals. Inadequate housing in war boom communities, requiring long, arduous daily travel, often in overcrowded trains and buses, on top of overtime work, may well be the most important cause of absenteeism. * * * This combination of evils promotes overfatigue and sickness. It interferes with normal'home life, thereby injuring morale. It prevents workers—many of them women who arc trying to keep homes going outside factory hours— from doing necessary shopping when .stores are open, from working in victory gardens, and from taking in the movies. Probably, "in the hectic drive for ever-increasing production wilh an ever-lessening force of accustomed workers, it will not be possible to eliminate all of these causes of absenteeism. Obviously we shall not be able to p-ovide housing so that all workers can live near their factories. H will be difficult, if not impossible, to supply sufficient transportation everywhere to do away with overcrowding in rush hours, A certain amount of reshuffling of personnel might reduce the burden of available housing and transit lines. Stores and recreational facilities might arrange to be open at the hours when workers can do their shopping. * * « If there is labor hoarding, which leads workers to disbelieve .the existence of a manpower shortage, so that they can see no harm in taking a day off when they see tit, the Manpower Commission should establish (lie facts and set free surplus workers wherever they are found. There is much that could be done, in addition to hurling invective at dclib- -atc malingerers. The first need, however, is to ascertain the facts. Can't some Washington department spare (he manpower to do that? Equality of Sacrifice ^ Accepting. Congress' repealer of his J 2o - 00 ° salary ceiling, because he could do noUiiiitf else, President Roosevelt tried to stick a last barb into the le#- islalors by accusing them of discrim- inaliiiK agoinst ?GOO a year draftees. Congress, ho said, refused to reduce Ihe salary of men not drafted, however high (heir incomes might be. That is not HO. Through taxation Congress has cut away all the fat and most of I In; /lush from big incomes. Through taxation Congress can strip off the rest of the flesh and most of I lie bone. The issue was and is whether the executive, against the expressed will of the people's representatives, can order and enforce a revolution in the nation's established philosophy—and that to the detriment 'of the war effort. Congress has answered that he can not. Telling the World The United Mine Workers have adopted an intelligent course in presenting their case to the public through largo-scale advertising. .And they chose well in ihe angle they have emphasi7.cd in their copy. Apparently the bulk of the public is against (he wage increase demanded by John L. Lewis. liul, on the other hand, few have really realized, when we have talked about the 35-hour week in coal mining, that another 90 minutes a day of unpaid time was required to gel hack and forth from portal to pit mould. Whatever the ultimate decision may be, at least it will be based upon a more intelligent public understanding of a major issue involved. w~ 9//I of the Fry ing Pan For the lirst ttme since war production began rolling, we have an adequate* .supply of stool for .ships, tanks ami other weapons. Steel no longer is the bottleneck behind the most, serious of all bottlenecks—that is shipping. We have left the hot frying pan and are falling into an equally uncomfortable lire. High labor turnover has caused a labor deficit of 70,000 workers in the shipbuilding industry, which is threatening attainment of our expanded goals. This is serious. The Nazis are stepping up their U-boat- campaign faster than the public has yet been informed. The delicit lias not yet been reflected in production figures, but will be soon unless it is overcome. • SO THEY SAY Jefferson knew how to set the Interests of freedom and progress above the egotistical interests of separate groups of society. This principle of n ssreat democrat Is of paramount, significance In our clny.-sovict newspaper Iz vest la. * * * If after the World Wnr (T) we (hnd) hud an interest in the education of Ihe common man rather than in solely intellectual co-operation on the higher leve;-,, wo might, have educated him for living, not for clealh.-Dr. Paul Camion of Stanford University. * * » In the air ivnr England holds Germany al the wrist, but in the .submarine war Germany hn* EBBJim.1 nt 1!lc ihroat.-Nazi Propaganda Minislcr Paul Joseph Ciocbbcls. * * . No peace is B oo,l unless educators and tho church are allowed to s , )e ak nm> ,mlc« thev conduct themselves so that they will be listened to Norwegian Parliament President Dr. Carl J. * * ' * We must revive the rights of the individual•I" strength, ihe character that Is the ewnco or Amer,c«.-aov. Tho,,,,.., E. Dcwcy ot '"'" New SIDE.GUNCES V)™ M ' l cvcr boll » ht! «"»v ing when we Iiimlly get a !,il of money .save,! up/it's no •...louder yood insle to make » splurycl" THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Fergusoh COFfl. W3 BY NEA SERVICE. INC. T. V. ntc. u. S, PH. OFF. *. LILAC : THE MOST POPULAR FLOWERING SHRUB IU AMERICA FOR. 200 v^xi/er, A REIGN WHICH ENDED WITH THE AFTERMATH OF WORLD WAR ONE. SAY A STORM IS COAW& UP WHEN IT REALLY IS COMING DOWN, " ' f.\RS. MARTIN VETTE, NEXT: \ Guadalcanal curiosity. MONDAY, APRIL 19 SERIAL STORY BY JOHN C, FLEMING O LOIS EBY copyniciir, 13,13, NEA SERVICE, inc. WARN1XO IN THE CHANCERY C O U H T CIIICKASAWUA DISTRICT' MISSISSIPPI COUNTV ARKANSAS. George McCUUdiey. PlaiiUilT, vs. No. 7974 Leola AlcCtatchcy, Dcfemtanl. Tlio defendant Lsoln McClnlclicy is hereby warned lo appear within thirty days in the court named in Ihe enption hereof and answer the complaint of Hie pliiiiiliir Gcorec McClRtchey. Dated this 19 tiny of April. 1(143 Hnrvcy Morris. Clerk By Eltloi. Nenl, 13. C C. P. Cooper, Ally, for Pill Percy A. Wright, Atty. nrt Litem lift Tom Maybcrry. nnted l!ii.s IB any ol April, 1913. Hnrvcy Morris, Clerk n .v Horls Muir, D C Clnticlc P. cooper, Atty. lor Pltf Percy A. Wright, Ally, ad Lilcm. 4/IO-2C-5/3-10 WARNING OKDKK IN THE CHANGER V COVK'l CHICK ASAWBA DISTRICT MISSISSIPPI COUNTY AH KANSAS. Tom Maybcrry, Plaintiff, vs. No. 8H7 Christine Maybcrry. UefnulaiU Tho defendant. Christine- May berry. Ls hereby iviiuird (o ajipca within thirty days in the coin named in Hie caption hereof an, answer Ihe complaint of the lain WAHNIxc; OltDEIi IN THE CHANCERY COURT CHiCKASAwru DISTRICT' MISSISSIPPI COUNTY ARKANSAS. L. E. Gordon, Plalnliff vs. Ko. HI 78 Virginia Gordon. Defendant The defendant. Virginin Gordon is hereby warned to appear within' •1/19-2G-5A1-IO t ! 1 "' ty diiys '" tho courl named in I Ihe caption hereof and answer (he I complaint of the plaintiff I, E Gordon. Dated tills is' day of April. 10J3 Harvey Morris, Clerk "y Doris Mtilr, D C Claude F. Cooper. Atty. for Pltf Percy A. Wriylit, Atty. ad LHem! 4/19-26-5/3-10 *^ — — — ........~. ..... ...... M ,.,.. Out Our Way B y J. R. Wmiams Our Boarding House with Majo |s-sM-iAk\pn.'Y sM-.w-^iw.r \r /su ••*;»«*•-, — J OMLV S1EAK COOKIM' 'AT HOUSE -COME &*CK. HERE AM' OH, BUT ITS FRAGRANT.' JUS' ENOUGH BREEZE YWAFT TH DELICIOUS SCENT RIGHT IMTO VOOR. FACE/ OH. SUCH A BLISSFUL, HEAVUMLY SWEET .SMELL.' ONIOMS COOKIM' 1M THIS HOUSE/ WHEMASMELLOMA i?¥E IS WORTH TWD IN THE HAND GITS HORMen - V TOPAZ IS TWO CORRECK GUESS&i AH&AO OB ME-~ T GOI I KlM DUCK TH' BROOiU PRtTTV GOOD BOAT 30Q.'~_ TR ,j LV AM. ON THE HOSN3S OF- 'niH STOUVi llnrrr rL-wlnj. »«« famif lo l.u.iU'jiKiIu In Ki.nr.-u *'' u (juli-kiillvi'r iiiljn> cjiu-riifil ID- »io (lulrln. I j,,II:. u <ni,i-, who nrli liuilllo 10 ivliln- iin-ii, Afl.r /i '"»* mill nriluiniN Jutirm-y hf. m,,) "In Molrim ituMr, Jo»i-, lii,nil, "•i-Nt-k (lull-In- ii-iTlliirj-. Tin. «-|,|..r mill III* c(MJ]|i-J| llslf-H tit Hurry'* l>lni Ihnl .Mrn-Hcii nrriln quirk. ollVIT. Till-)- ,ir,,IJII*<- I,, K lv'- III,,, «" nuKm-i- In tlie illuming, nur- ll'lc Ilin nfijlil mi l.uflMii .-in i. nlliK-krd mid llnrry'x l.-l 1,-r.,-,,," IK fmiiiil In lirr li-iil. Tlii-r,. i,, „,, lUIVlrilliifL- IrJi.l, Tl,,. K |rl | x ,,,.„" Irwril li, Mi,ill,. ni lrl .y „„,, J o . ««• l,rld |,rl-.omr 1,1,1 in,,,,,.,,.. ... l-«l-:i|U-. On Ilii- (r:ill nRiili,, |ii, rr y nii'liVlii'"'* ''"'" "' rlt ''" !u 'vStli * * * MUCH-NEEDED REST CHAPTER XIH CONCERN .vhiiduvrt'a Jose's dailc face,. "Malaria!" lie ex-hoed dismayed. Even before Barry's short )auc!i of self-disgust ended, his knee's buckled iimlci- )iim. Jose oaught him and helped him to n seat againsl Ihe trunk of n yianl laina- J'ack. "Slay here," he commanded. "I will find you bed," Jose strode off, to reliirrt soon wilh his arms piled with fnigi- an t pine ni'vdlcs. On Ihe Moor of a shallow cnvo in the vock lodge Ijy Ihe waterfall he spread them, then came baek for liarry. Barry was pulling a box from Ins coat pocket. Ho handed il to Jo.?o with trembling hands. "Good thing—they weren't left—in saddle bags," he grinned unsteadily. Jose oiicned ihe box lo frown i perplexity at the unfamiliar tablets. "Bill lljesc are nol quinine," ho objected. "Alabiine," Barry told him with effort. "Give them lo me . instruclions ... on box." Joso shook his head. "You should have quinine," he mourned. Apprehension rang warningly through Harry's blurring senses. It would he. typical of. a jungle man like Joso to throw nway Die medicine because it was different. He realized it would soon be loo Jate lo do anything aboul if. Already his mind was wandering under the heat of bis fever. He forced himself lo concentrate on Ihe problem. 3Ie Iricd to fix his glazing eyes on the powerful man kneeling beside him. "Jose!" "Si, senor." "Those tablets. They are betler than quinine. Do you hear me?" "Si." But (he man's voice was still mournful and unbelieving. "Do you promise—on your word of honor—lo give me the tablets —two each hour?" For a long minute Jose didn't answer. Then, just as Barry's ^'''"•Mng senses told him he had heard fhe man's mum senor." Believed, he worried aloud ' , . , collapsed against Jose's arm. , be floated back to con- prove (o that chief I — ---. —Kan to realize some of his hallucinations were facts, The sound of cascading water continued after he opened his eyes. And another fainter sound —wind .sighing through trees. Ho fell soothed and peaceful, though Dimly be recalled the trip—Jose! He crawled from the cn've and Kit !o his feet. His head whirled and lie leaned against the rock Icdfe'tf for support, while lie looked about him. It was n tlnzzling morning. ,Sun ?liark!ed on tho cascading water at the dill's edge, and lay molten over the rocky ledges and dark trees of the mountainside. Evidences ot Jose's vigilance were all about. Tamarack brandies had been laid over the entrance lo the cave. The remain* of a fire still smoldeiod on Ihe vock ledae Roughly hewn wooden cups dried in (he sun. As lie watched, the huge figure of Jose, himself strode out of the forest of pines, game slung over his shoulder. At sight of Barry, he waved an arm and hurried to join him. '•You feel better! 11 he smiled warmly. "Thanks (o you, Jose," Barry muttered, returning ihe .."mile. "You gave me Ihe medicine, ehV" Jose pulled the small box from his pocket and showed Barry it was almost empty, "it j s go0 il medicine like you say," he acknowledged. "Each two hours I make you take like you say. Ho I cannot go back to plantation and tell where we are." 'How long have we been here?" Carry demanded. The Mexican counted on his slubby fingers. "Five days," he said. Barry moaned. "How have vou lived all lhat lime?" Jose swung the animals he had killed from his shoulder. Two rc-l siiuirrels! "Very good," he said simply. He took a folding tin cup from his pockel and opened it proudly. "I make broth for you in this," he added. As Jose gathered brush for a fire, Barry asked, "What about the Quiches'.' Did they follow us?" Jose knelt to blow on the small name. "They did not find us," he said. "We are very fortunate." me, won't you, Jose? f have to fromed. • -- -• » 1Y<13 411 I've gol to get those mines! * « » TOSE listened impassively as lie " skinned and cleaned u,e Enuir- where." Barry's head was beginning ( 0 ache again. His body felt stiff and weak. Jose gave him ihe last tvo atabrinc tablets, and later a cup of the steaming broth. Then he stretched out on the soft, fragrant bed of pine needles. Barry m;,rvded a! the patience and gentleness of the big Mexican. The man had saved his life all right. He was lucky to have had such a guide. If lie had only been as lucky with Hie Quiches he thought bitterly. ' * t t 'fHROUGH half dosed eyes he ~ walched the Mexican as ho made neat rolls of their blankets led the mules up from the thicket where been tied to graze, took brushes and stroked their gray coals until they shone in the sunlight. Barry dozed off (hen and must have slept for several hours When he awakened the sun was low and the pine trees were casting long shadows up the slope Jose was sitting by the campfire fixing some more broth. Barry felt cool now and refreshed. Jose turned as he heard his "I feel much betler, Jose," lie said. "Maybe tonight we could go back to tho Quiche country." Jose looked grim and shook his head. "No, senor, that would be folly." "But I must clear myself with them!" "This is not the time," Jose said quietly. "You feel better now because of the medicine you have taken. Later when that wears oil you might feel worse again. This fever is very bad stuff. We can not take chances of your getting sick again out here." "Bui you said tonight we could travel again!" "Si, senor, we travel, but not to the Quiches. We go back to the plantation where you can" rest from your sickness." Barry felt a tide of keen dis- When the (lame swept throupl , . , „ ^ • ^"'"^ UUL, ouse iuiu. men JL ave to go back," Barry give you more broth and we will (To Be Continued) Dated this 19 day of 'April, 1S13 Harvey Morris, clerk By Doris Muir, n. C. Jlaurte P. Cooper, Atty. for Pltf. Percy A. Wright, Atty. ad Liiem! 4/1B-2G-5/3-IO ' JiuU'hcrs Dizzy Too LOS ANGELES. (UP)—Tile rationing of meat here is causing the butchers to cut some queer carjcrs. At limes they have been forced to' reduce the price of porterhouse and sirloin steak to that of hamburgers to keep the choicer cuts from spoiling on their bands. The trouble has been that some people bad points for the better cuts but no ileiire, while others who bad the desire didn't bare enough points. Open 7:00 ji.ni. Show Starts 7:30 p.m. Adm. Always lie and Z5o WAKNINX! OttDKK IN THE CIIAN'Cmv COURT CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. D. P. Anderson. Plaintiff, vs. No. 817.1 Elsie Anderson, Defendant The defendant Elsie Anderson, s licrebj- warned (o appear wllhln thirty days in the court named in Ihe cnption hereof and answer the complaint of tho plaintiff, D. P Anderson. Harvey Morris, Clerk- By Doris Muir, D. C. Jtoudc F. Cooper, Ally for Pltf >crcy A. Wright. Ally, nd Lilem.' 4/19-20-5/3-10 WAliMNG Oltnr;K N THE CHANCERY COURT CHICKASAWI3A DISTRICT MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. R. lj. Maples. Plninlin, vs. No. 8180 tnymond L, Maples. Defendant. The defendant. Raymond u Males, Is hereby warned to appear llliln tliiHy dny.s in die court amcd in HIP caption hereof nnrt nswer the complaint of the plaln- (T R. L. Maples. Monday Nigh I ONE SHOW ONLY Uox OITicc Opens 7:30 p.m. I'i c t lire Starts 8:00 p.m. The Major and the Minor' wilh Ginger Rogers & Ray Millaml A'f.ws of (he Day Selected Shorts We Bun Geo. H McFadden & Bros, Ag'cy. Over Borum's Drug Slorc P. O. Box 218, Tilyihevillc, Ark. E.C.PATTON rh.n. 2 gu BAKER L. WILSON Arksoy 29J3 Seed Redeemed—In Bulk or Sack $2.75 Per Bushel, F.O.B. Dell, Ark. EARL MAGERS De ll, Ark. Phone 635 COTTONSEED Dclfos 9252 Sloncvjllc 2-15 Wild's 12 Wild's 13 Arksoys SOY BEAIS Dclsta Uoysoys LESLIE E, SPE68, Sr. Frenchman's Hayou, Ark. Phone 230S Tiiesdny PAL NITE 2 licliets (or 25« Blondie For Victory Unny Sirifldon & Arthur Selected Shorts 'ORGANIST and TEACHER of PIANO, ORGAN, and VOICE Mrs. Dorothy W. Fowlslon, HA M <s M Mlnutw of Kmit , First Pre s b y i C rU n chMch For Appoinlmcnl Write Mr,. Fowlslon 1101 Chteka Mw ba or Phone 325* For Light, Fluffij BISCUITS Insist On SH IB LEY'S Best Flour Your Grocer Has It! WAR BONDS & STAMPS Are Your Best Buy!

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