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THE ^BLYTHEVILLE ' COURIER NEWS ., ,THS "COURIER-NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS , *' 5 * f i • O.' R. BABCOCK, Editor ',W. HAINES. Advertising Manager ,^pote National Advertising Representatives: ,Arkans*o Dallies, Inc., New' York. Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Published' Every Afternoon Except Sunday ' ' Entered as second class mutter at the pest , office at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Congress, October 9, 1917. > '• , 'served by ths United Press SUBSCRIPTION PATES " By carrier In the Clip of B ythevllle, llks per 'jieek, or 65o per month. ^By mail, within n radius of 50 miles, $300 per year, $1.50 for six months, 15e for three months; by mai) in postal zones two to six, Inclusive, $0.50 per year; In zones ?eve\i and eight, $10 00 per year, payable in advance. . ,A Changed Aid nick Anyone who attended the quorum court session at Osceola last Monday , must have been impressed by the concern expressed by numerous members for the adequate financing anti proper administration of such' cxtra-.{0veni- mental services as the county health unit, the county probation office, the state tuberculosis s.mitarium and the agricultural extension service. Ten years ago the expenditure of public funds for such purposes was commonly viewed with doubt, Today it is accepted us desirable and neces- 'sn'ry. The wisdoin and propriety of ( Busing- tnx' x money in those ways is no longer questioned. The subject of concern, rather, ia the inability of the county to make more liberal provision.' There has been a general awakening ,to the fact that individual welfare cannot be divorced from the jren- eral ^welfare. \Vhcn we spend public money to combat sucli diseases as ., typhoid fever and malaria, to help delinquent or neglected children, to irn- prove productive efficiency on our farms and to introduce bettor living standards, we are spending it for the economic- and social advancement of the entire cpunty. The benefits are not limited to those directly- reached by these activities but extend to every resident and every owner of property in the county. . V-, - Only Bluffing -, / , II must have" occurred lo a food ninny readers bcfoic this that a vast ^amount of blufling has been going on - in connection 'with German protests over the stopping of German merchant Ships by Spanish loyalist warships. Germany lias made divers threats to use force., Such.use of force would •mean war between Germany and tlio Madrid' government. But bp w under the shining sun could such a war bo carried on? German forces could not reach Spain by land without consent of the French army. They could not reach Spain by sea without the consent of the British navy. Such consent obviously will never be given. So, unless Hitler is ready to light both Britain and Fiance, he must be .running a big bhiff. And blurring is sound tactics only Miuai you are sure that nobody will call you. (AUK.)' COtlftffift NEWS Tanks Aro Coming The big job of the next war will be done by machines, and tli6 garage and machine shop rather than the hospital will bo needed to patch up most of the casualties. So says Maj. John K. Christmas, One of the army's authorities on mechanized warfare, in an article written recently for the Army Ordnance Association. In a large-scale war in the future, Major Christinas) predicts, a great power like America will need hundreds of thousands of tanks. These machines will do most of the "dirty work" formerly done by the luckless b.fantiy. Under mass-production, a light tank can be produced for about wlmt it jow costs lo train, equip, and maiv.tain one soldier; a dead tank leave? no dependents to be supported by tin 1 government, nor does a wounded tai k require years of hospitalixu- tion afvcr the war. No one need expect that this mechanization will rob war of its horrors. But if it doc.s transfer wastage from human bodies to machines, even in a slight degree, it will be at least a small advance in the right direction. Seusibh Step The vice prcsidi.nl may he a man of small influence in our government, but John N.~ Garner seems to have asserl- o.l himself on one point, at least. lie has abolished the ciisto'm of the vice president's dinner part}. Under this custom, the vies president each Januarv thiew a dinner party for the president. A little later, by way of return, the pr6siucnt threw one for the vice president. These affairs, needless to say, whore always extremely soup-aml-lish. They were landmarks in the Washington social season—although beyond that they served no paiticularly useful purpose. Now Mr. Garner has announced that the dinners arc off, and President fioosevcll seconds the motion. Mr. Garner's habit of retiring at 9 P. M. can go on as before; Mr. Hoosevfll is spared one moic demand on his' time and energy. All in all, it looks like a step in the direction of sanity. If I had plenty of money and didn't, have to uork, I would bo satisfied to spend the rest oC my life at mlnoiity leaclci in the stale sen- nte. —Alfred E. Smith. * * v Mussolini c.innot umleistand how rnsclsm can be so utterly misunderstood in the United States. He admires llio United States and lias great respect lor Piesiclent Roosevelt, but he wishes icclprocal sentiments were moic general among Amei leans. —Count Francesco Mnrio Guardabassl. * * * At my ngo euthanasia doesn't inleiest mo I cton't vant or need anything to hasten my end. I am soon going to be my own euthanasia. —Qcorgc Bernard 'Shaw, commenting on Britain's "mercy death" bill. OUT OUR WAY GOLLV, IT ISWT TIME POR. BED, VET; FOR QUITE WMILE By Williams IF.SOMEBODY COMES AM'SET. EyEM DURSJ, WE'RE .PUT OUTA TH' ROOM,, EK TO BED. <JQOD GOSH.' THIS IS ME, LEAM1KJ' A&IM TH' B4.E WITH 7H' DAMCE HALL GAL'S ARM WY N&CH., POURIM' OUT A DKIWK. WITH HEE. OTHE13 HAND'-'] BROUGHT A, : :skAD OF THESE PICTURES EAd%-THEKE'& A DBUMK . LAVIM' THERE.' SIDE GLANCES By George Clark - We never can have a home and all that it tncans, be cause you think that lousy speech of yotira has (o be ,le livercrt .» every tank to»n lictwccn Maine and California' THISJCURIOUS WORLD I WHEN TOUCHED OR. SHAKEN, •«: ' THE v YSEMsmVE .„..,, ^FOLDS ITS LEAVES' 'ANCJ DROOPS, BUT IP THE SHA [IS CONTINUED, - SHOCK,-"V OPENS ITS LEAVES' ,- \1 [AND DOES NOT '-*• ' ^RESPOND TO FURTHER! '( \ ^DISTURBANCE,'"' ' .-V" l|s >^fe^| MIUJON5 OP V£ARS"AGO. BRITISH ISLES PART OF A GREAT BRIDGE:, .CONNECTING' ITHE-OLD WORLD AND THE' |NE.W... AND OVER THIS ABRIDGE, STP&ANGE ANIMALS BRASSED t=ROM ONE CONTI-I \NENT TO THE OTHER.*" \^ 'i T^.n-..,. r — * " •r . \0I3j7Df J.MSEIWCE rr.c.1 Our land masses, ns , B Mlolv them'today.'sccm stable enough but tnev DIG making a slow but graehnl change even as they 'luu- thiough the nires. Millions of years from nov, North America c connected again uilh Asm and Europe, as lt uas, , NEXT. How hi s i, do ,,,]», (rccs grow in Colombia? Constant 'Lump in Throat' May Be Due To Long or Swollen Uvula BY DR. MORRIS nauui.,* Eililcr, Journal of Ihc American Jlctlle.-i! Association, ami of Hygcu, the Health Magazine An interesting little organ in tho throat which, is the subject -of i good deal of mtsundmtiindihg A Ihc small piece of tissue known is the uvula, which hangs down n the center of the'' palate. Invasion by germs, or !rr:iatim 'rein heat, eaust:c suoslnncps or nrchaiiieil injury may cau-e in- rianimatlon, swelling, irritation inrt pain in the uvula, just "as'In cissue elsewhere in the body The uvula is Involved frequciiil'y." in chronic Infection and inflciimnft- ion of tonsils and throat, swcll- ng in tlie tissues around : tho uvula may interfere with the blcort coming to it, causlnr it to tecon-.e congested and enlarged A person occasionally | s bo rn vifh.a uvmn that is too long -but his is exceedingly rare, \vlicn lie uvula is too long ov when it becomes swollen or inflamed, here is a feeling like n lump in the throat. To get rid of tho obstruction by cleanup the Ihroat laturally | s impossible, bccau-o the ivula is uarl. of Ihc tissues. There arc cases in which «vol ng after operation or lor S>,, other reason becomes so 'cvcrc that Ihc blood supply to this wee of lta lc is cat off entire y which case it will bcco-nr. blict and finally sloush off. " Much more often in the past I han now the uvula was considered to be the cause of chronic irritation in the throat, and it was removed surgically. Today the op- 1 oration is resorted to only in cases I in which the uvula is s,o long tjnnt it hanjjs' into (he throat or lies consianlly upon the tongue. A normal uvula Is loss than onc- haif Inch long mid never reaches liie tongue If the latter is moderately depressed. ; ...'•' There actually are . cases in which the uvula has been more than an inch'and a.half long. In such cases it can 'cause a good deal of irritation nnd disturbance, am i-etiuircs removal. \ There also are cases in which the uvula rails to become one PI«C of tissue In the process of , mrth and ;)ie person . seems to them a cionblc uvu ! a ' or Uvo of Tliis typo of growth L; not iioiioteome. except for the annoyance it brings (lie possessor, wn-i feels that it may be wrong, •_™ Inat no:ii<;thlns should be done about it. If ho wants | 0 iin ve it removed, "ore arc many competent specialists 111 dM.W S of , hc Ulnmt wllo ran aid him. i , W , hen tll( ! weasel's fur turns j while, m \viiusr.. it ssfvcji him | IJCUc r i» two uuys; A white cpat i '* '" 5 cn ')si>iciious in snow, ii-nd also conserves more ol Us owner's wcty heat lhan a dnrk on?. ^HOLIDAY IIKGIX Himi: TODAY 'I'lio Biilcly lit I lu> tlirl«liiin» jinny ui "Tliuiiill'r jio«i," Hie ilc f on-lit Imclviiilii In Ni-w Jli'ilro, Jinx (i trnnJc ciiclluif (vlii'ii I'l'JAHl* s*3i i>r; KOHUST, oiiii-Ki of iim-c l>rotlifrx, is roiiml ik:i<l "Ilh iiu nmlimt hn|fi> In Iil» Hi real. Ilildi lit NIL- (Jc Fori'Kl lirnllioni JIIIN (lie IJrxt IKIIIIL- "ri'nrl." I'KAHr, .lOil.V I* Ilic >-im»ei-«t. 1'UAIiI, I'UJltlll; ni-vl. Ollirr« ill *NP ILIHIKC lire! TAXTIi JOSK- I'lllXl;,• „!,] ,,,,j „„ i,, v ,,|l,li 1IKT- I'V WHMJir. IIIT »>U"K minium. Ion I IIAMO.V V.l.<UAiT.7. mill A\- Ulll.ICUri; AIIKVT.l, nm-sl* III <l.c imi-tvi 1'iiopMs.sflii .SHAW, tm'i,- ruluKUII mill 11011 ttKAIIAM. (Ire Mllfxiiimi *l<»|iiilijj; "( II"- JKIi'lrilUfl iv-fllfc lilK c<ii- In Tjrhitf rflialrcil. 'lilt- I]u<l>* of JViirl S:iiii, lilnrcil In (lie hoiixd clml>i*l. Iins Ulfl- iipiitari'd. J.ulcr Jlmmm unj An- p-llfiue Ipiirri lluit Jt lins liL'fn niiriu-d. 1',-arl 1-It-rri' riiuiAunccs in:U oHIcM'rs ILHVC Ni-rn sfiit for. ^ex( ntoriilni; I'curl I'Jcrri' fulls <"• nnpmr. Hi: Is (iiiinil, lirolcmi, "Minv „ r ,u'ky Ictlm-, Iho N.lnie knlf!. Hi,i| liiucil Ms lirullit-r, In lil-i Iliriinl. I 1 ! 1 !^! John nmioiiNn'K lio IN KO- l»'f* ID tlfsiroy Ibr fcnl/i'. lull \Yhcii ll^ Klll'K III (.-Pi l(. I(U- klllfu llllx "iHrniiK-firtil, I'onrl John nt-cnacs tlif Inillriii HITV IlHOKIj.\ ••Ilini.l), ot Hie niunli'r«, inul ^'nnli; Jownlilni- ili-fi'inl.s I tin. >ei:l jiinrntii^ Tnrilr Josi'iililm., <uo, N ilcnil. llroltcn Sllll-lil Is mil In lie 'nninl. I'r.irottur slmo- liivenll- If.-llri 11,1- ci-llnr of Ihr iimiM', dl«- VKVITH II MHTl'l |1!ISVIWC aall In aliont in onler 1C ulu'ti soniconc «P*lnK« on him. 3VOW (;o ox WITH TIII: STOIIY CHAPTER XIX TP/M5N the dinner hour arrived Boh went to Professor Shaw's room to call him. There was no response to his knock, so, Bob opened the door and found tho room empty. Another person missing! Feeling terror, he returned to the living room and told Pearl John that the professor was not in his room. The others had all- gone to the dining room. For nn instant Poarj John's face paled. Then ho laid a hand on Bob's aim. "Not a word of this lo the others until we're sure he is not on tho place somewhere. Was Iheie any thins out ol place in his room?" He asked the last question because Dob's face showed that he slill had something on his mind. "NO;" Bob answered- "but since so much has happened,- I think t ought to tell you'what "I saw the niRht before Peayl Pierre's death." He related; in detail the scene in Ihe hall outside his door between Pearl Pierre and Angehque and told how'Ihc girl had trailed Pearl Pierre to' the door with the lion's head Mocker. ' JOHN walkod ' toward the dinins! room. '' ' • -: I To the oiiicrs in.the'dining room hi> i e\i)Iaincd, "Prplessor . Shaw does not cine for itinili.. Angelique, perliajis you would take me on for a game of billiards after dinner. I feel as though I needed to have ray.mind distracted. "I'd Jovo to, Peavl : John," she replied with her flashing smile. i f° , a , twin t'e of conscience as lie looked at tlie pretty little Later the click of the billiard halls cculti be heard as Ramon paused a moment outside tho billiard room. Satisfied, he walked away down the corridor. • But when the game was over and Angelique had claimed victory over her opponent/ Pearl John put tlie cues away and, drawing her to a seat beside him! asked suddenly: •, "What were you and my brother ctomg in the hallway thp night before his death? You fold us that you had not seen him again after we all said good night in the living room." "Why—why, what do you mean?" she gasped, surprised into tho answer. •"» "Just what I said," he answered :oldly. "You were carrying on a —well, a rattier touching scene v;ilh him, shall we say? Then niter he left, you trailed him down the hall." . •• _ "So, someone has been telling ics about me, have they?" Ange- ique shrilled. "Let's see^yes of course! The.fair, Betty's room is m that side ol the hall isn't it? Men always believe anything a air-haired woman care's'to tell hem. You've fallen for her'" De Forest loolicd at her baffled, .t was one thing to browbeat an ndian servant, and quite another o tackle a beautiful girl; furious vifh jealousy arid spite. Finally ic shrugged and rose to his feet 'Very well, then. You deny everything. Is that it, Artgelique?" "I most certainly do!" she snapped, anct flounced out of the BALKING quickly to Ramon's : room, she beat on the door with a small clenched list. When le opened it she slipped inside ind faced him. . . • '". "I suppose you know what dp Forest wanted of me, don't you?" slic demanded. ."Don't be silly, Angelique!, -I. ieard him invite you to play billiards with him. We, all did." • i "Butyou didn't hear him accuse me of all the murders!" she went on: "It. seems .Bffttjjj Welch was ipy.ing on Pearl Pu»ro arid nie', arid she told Pearl John what, she saw. Now, Hnmbn, it's up to you to. do something about this and Ocean Jaywalkers Off Nantucket Are Warned BOSTON. (UP)-ficii' "jaywalkers" have been warned-'to watch their step. ishinc; boats, tne pj-.featrians ol sea trafTiL-, have besn advised agahrt indulging in nautical jay- v alkmg in transsllunlio steamship lanes, particularly in the vicinity of the Nantuckeb lightship. The hyiirographic bureau of the U. S. Navy .'department called attention of fishing schooner skip- pars to hazards of getting in tile path of ocean greyhounds. Magnetic Robe 'New Addition to Beauty Aids CHICAGO. (UP) —If American women arc not th; most beautiful in the world, the fault does not lie with American cosmeticians, for they arc putting at the dispssnl of women enough beautifying devices do it quick. Don't forget for al minute that it was your idea for me to make a play for Pcarll Pierre." I Ramon was not listening to her! ranting. His mind harked back tol her first statement:and he asked,! "Did,you say Betty told de Foiestl all fhisj" "Yes, she did." "Now Angelique, get hold ofl yourself.. That girl wouldn't sayl anything to harm a soul. She isnf | that kind! She's—" "So you're a victim of hei-l sweetness, too,- are you?" Ange-1 Hque put her hands on her tups! a " d . I(X *ed. at him with, a cruel! smile. "Well, let me tell you,l Ramon, I'm through! I won't takol the blame for what someone else! has done. If you don't go to Pearl John and convince him', fm inne cent, I'll do a little talking m? self." - - , "You're beautiful wlieri you'rJ, mad; Angelique!" Ramon told her, | grasping her shoulders and smiling! info her eyes. "Now listen, dcar-J est. There isn't anyone who can! hold a candle to you: You'know! that, don't you? - Of course I'll secf that de Forest doesn't blame youJ little spitfire!" He pressed hisj lips to hers and in a moment feltl her tense body relax in his arms.! * * *•: '. •' ii J^ATER, he again opened ihc! door and she slipped out iato'L the hallway and hurried to licrl own.' room: . if Meanwhile Bob was searching' ir. Pearl John. When he discovered him in the library, brooding before the fire, he asked, "Dc Forest, what ; is behind that mysterious door, with' the lion's head mocker, ;fhat you are so careful to see that nobody opens?" Pearl John sprang up and faced lim. "What do you mean?" "Just this, do. Forest. So. long as you refuse to allow nr.jrof us .o go (6.the-.basemen' or. wherever it is.that door ieads, we'll .eel there. is ; something there that you're not.anxious'for.us ,tp see." "Come on," said de Forest,'rising. "I'd hate not to put your minds at rest," he added 'sarcastically. •- As they went down liie. hall, Ramon came from his room. "We're : "going down into the', casement," Pearl John told liii.*.'' "Better come along, too." \T They went down,the long flight of stairs;'silenlly arid, ot the bottom, -stopped \suddenly. , : On the floor before them.-iay Professor Shaw. (To.Be Continued). and preparations to mnke Cleopa-l tras of Old Mother Hubbards. Among recent innovations in the bcautifylnj business Is a gadget designed .for \vomen who "want to •educe. It consists of a body coii- tour blanket with magnetic electric wiring woven into the fabric. Then there is the permanent wavin» machine with "thinking control" the thinking factor being an attachment which automatically times the waves according to the texture of hair. To eliminate the peril ot head burns sometimes caused by waving machines there is also a new "pull burn proof" protector which protects the head from burning by pushing the scaip away from" the heating apparatus. A new nail polish also has appeared. It contains vitamin p, a substance especially healthful for brittle nails, say beauticians. The land occupied by tile public roads of the United States is equal to the area of the whole state of Indiana. High Leather Prices Credited to Rearminc ST.rLOUIS (UP)—use of leather for. nmrtiai equipment abroad is responsible to a great extent tor the doubling of leather prices since 1933, Buyers, here say. ' . ." Reai'iuiiig niitions arc retainingSJ all tha hides they can producs, ac-' cording to an official of a larijc shoe concern, and even 41ie increased price does not entice them' to export to the American niartet.^. Leather is used in making cart-p ridge belts, leggings and otlieri! equipment, as well as slices.. Announcements The Courier Mews nas :iicen authorized to announce the following candidates for Blytheville municipal offices, to be. elected 01 April G: For Mayor MARION WILLIAMS W. W. HOLLIPETEE OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hoopla WHY/PRAT IT, WOMAM, THE' : MONIEY JAKE PAID ME \S MOWEY THE ROSUE WITHHELD FROM MY "RIGHTFUL EARNINGS IN ,THE OWLS' POOL/ tC^rtf? K4vfi?*b ' .^ A> UOTTA STATIC 1 TUMED Ik] OM THE _,_^ PRO(3F?AM AMD HEARD THEIR TWO-MAW- POWEPi STATION! BROMXAST THAT OAKE HAOPAIQ YOU Y6UP, POOL MONEY—AMD VOU CLAIMED THAT IT WAS Ti_. , HIS STALL AMD FEED—^>O DIG JMTO-THE LINT. !M YOUR POCKET AMD SIPT OUT THE <SOLD, BEFORE X, START

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