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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHJJVUAB, (AJUJ.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, OCTOfept '17,' fW BLYTHEVELLE COURIER NBWB TBM COOMB* wtws oo, PDBLISBJU a &. lUHfmnK. wttor K. W. BAaW, A«n(t*B« Bole *it»»rt.iiing DMUct.-Ine., New' fork,' at, l/xlt, Dtilftt, £«?*•* City.MemptH. PubUibed Em; AKercooo ixctct euattty. «s second ulut matter it tbe po«t' office »t aytbtvilK, Ar- fcaoui, under act of Congies*. Oc- Served ot «ni Dniwa By arrl«r in toe cwy of Hawm^ I5o per week or *U° per year In WlTtocc. By oaU wttbln a radlut of 60 nUM, W 00 p» j*»r, $1JH> for ux mocUis, Mo for three montbi; by mail In poswl wnes two to si*, Inclusive, as.50 per year, la suns seven an? eight, I10.W pei jear, payable In advance. 77ie Co/ton Problem The report is cuncnl that the AAA has in mind for next year, or for the year after, if the Bunkhcud iict is continued in effect for another your, some form of the domestic allotment system ioi cotloti. Such a plan might involve elimination of crop icbtiictions and the payment to 'the f aimer of a subsidy on that 1 pcition of his crop which bears to nib entiie ciop the ratio which domestic cotton consumption bears to domestic cotton piodiiction. Or it might be applied with t subsidy payments made contingent upon acreage aestrictioi! , In any case its put pose would bo to give the cotton pioduccr a domestic price higher than the world price. 'it vould amount to a tax on- domestic \ consumption for the purpose of subsidizing expoits. Whether any justification* v for buch a policy ,can be -found jwe ( will 'Ifckvc to our reade'rs. -Oil' 1 1 hand it would seem that if we cannot sell cotton in \\oild markets at a profit we nught asrwell quit selling in those markets. Why tax. ourselves to furnish icheap cotton for foreign consumers? Regardless, ho\\ ever, of -whether or not suc|i a policy is economically justifiable there .must yet -be answered the < question whether or not it would -be of veal benelit 'to the cotton .producer. Tl)is year, \\ith u irestricted acreage, the cotton giow.er is receiving what most producers r are willing to agree is a fair price. .But the situation is unsatisfactory for two leasons. In the lirst place there is evidence of declining foreign demand foi Amencan . cotton and of mcieasing foreign cotton production. In the second place restricted acreage has had something to do with \vide- bpiead imemplo} ment in the South. Not only have tenants' been displaced but the reduced ciop has cost the jobs of men, and \\omen who. formerly found employment in a' variety of operations connected t with the harvesting, ginning, transpoi tation and marketing of cotton. The domestic allotment is the answer to this pioblem of Ihosc who re- gaid puce as the major obstacle to mciea--cd volume of cotton exports. Price inevitably is considered by buy- crs whether nt home or abroad. But it is not necessarily the chief consider- iation. {And when any considerable price reduction would mean selling at a loss it is worth while to seek some .other solution. An aspect of the situation that receives insufficient consideration in this country is the fact that, regardless of the price at which we might bu willing to sell our cotton abroad, Uic dollar volume of American collon that foreign countries can absorb is very definitely limited.. Because of various circumstances, but chiefly because of the limit which the American tariff ''system imposes upon foreign .sales lo this . country, . numerous foreign governments have imposed limits on the exchange of their currencies into American dollars. It takes American dollars or their equivalent to buy American cotton, ;and as long as our potential customers abroad can't get those dollars there is nothing much that we can do to better the condition of the American cotton grower. Wo can give him a better price at the cost of curtailed acreage, and thus force increased foreign production. Or we can hold foreign markets by giving away our cotton. But we can't get more dollars out of overseas customers until we permit those customers to acquire such dollars in the only practical way there is for them to get them. When the World .War 'made the United States a creditor instead of a debtor nation it made our tariff system an absolute barrier to any profitable large volume export business such as the cotton producers of this country require. Without ,u correction of that condition no other program for aiding the cut- ton producer is : going,to gi,ve him permanent relief from his "difficulties. SIDEGLANCES By George Clark "I never co.uld make heads or luils of these roud maps." THIS CURIOUS WORLD B The Clew of Forgotten Murder UliUI.t HKHE TODAY W|irn I>AM UI.KEKEH. puk- H.lu-r ol '!•** Illidr, !*«•• lk*l CHAUI.KS MOHUEN. foUtt liurlrr, JJIK been my killed lit tietcrwIaM ! «• ^ 'lips together aorl shook bis I, [He finiled toleiantly at the •vlut, 1u mo\ve <hf murder, Muidcu ha4 bee* m*tif Irnra ill be co»W «lM.1«« K II. CATHAV. xtiijlby »«4 f,om- tneat. who bad threatened (a auc The IJInUe lievnwa* (he B'evrapupc^ rrl<Qrlcd Calbny h«d b**» «T- ri'a.led, l-nter It w«» proven th^f lht> nmn Hrr£»(e4* fijvinc ike •••!* of Cutbay and • uirojupanled by p Blrl oiled HAHV URIOCiK, >« flB lm|i(,K(or. 1'kf Btoie »Dlfll«fcc4 • rvlraollnn. Thea >Iurd«B !• foontf 4ra4 aatf a tevi hour» Inter conten newa ihtil Caihny U dend — ^ Hlilru-y KrlPt nnderlakffl Ikf cnne. lie cullH on Cu(buy'« pky»l- cl^nv niid ilii-n K<«« ttf pee C 11 A II I. K S FIS1IKH. tmh«j'» frlt-ikd unit Inwyer. Klttlier BHk» <jrlrr uho U euplorlnc lilai r NOXV CO ON WITH THE STO1IY CHAPT1DH XIL F fliil uot Answer tlic lawyer but coiitliiued smiling— a smile that toll! nothing. "Was it perhaps," Fisher asltcfl. Every "working man Is .B capitalist. —Senator William E. Borah of Idaho. * * * •When you get to he my ngc, birthdays slionWn'I, be n time to cclcbrnlc. The more you forget your blrtliclnys us you .grow older, the younger you stay. —Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt. # * •* I am lo blame for what Is happening to me today. —Charles Ponzl, convicted swindler, deported to Italy. the World -Wnr the American favin- ei'B made more tnoncy 'because ,of the rise hi the price of wheat than all the munitions ninnu- fncturers made. — Irence D« Ppnl. t V * Tills country will emerge from the cieprcii- sjon because 11 lias too many Clinrlcs M. Schwabs. —William S. Kiunken, automotive cxectiliye. * * . * I was merely doing my bll in tlve cnusc of . Koosevelt and recovery. —Edward F. Prltchard, Jr., Princeton senior suspended for beer drinking. » .» •• . The only honest way to criticize administration policies Is not by a blanket complain!, but by specific proposals! —Donald A bellhop in (his country lives belter than most noblemen abroad, —n'ay D. Cremona, Hollywood ibcl.llil>p 'v^io pihcritcd European hotels. "that Is, If It's a fair question, tho district attorney of tho comity or someone .connected with the pollco force who employed you?" "The question." said Griff, "Is fair enough." There was a moment of silence. "The answer?" Fisher purred in his .most Biiavo voice. "Oh, the answer," Griff saffl. "That would be manifestly unfair. It's perfectly fair for you, representing your clients, to ask a.i lion, hut you understand we all of us have our professional .obligations, counselor." '''I sec. I see," Fisher remarked, toying with a pencil on Ills desk nervously. "That Dr. Cooppf.sboulfi bo prosecuted for .criminal inalfea- eance. He disregarded his profe*; sional duties and obligations and; .made an erroneous diagnosis, which: was siibseiiuently made'rublic/' 'What was the diagnosis -he made?" .Griff asUed. ;'. .; 'I would prefer-not '.to'discuss It .in .vicw-.ot my connections withthe fimily," Ksher eaid .firmly. 1 'I sec," Griff told him. "There Isn't any chance that his diagnosis was right. Is there?" 'JNot one chauca In .a .million. No.t one chance in ton .million,? FiBber said emphatically. "His diagnosis is a shining example o'f just how much harm a doctor can do when ho shoots off-his face. It's an Insult to Mrs. Cathay." "Indeed," said Griff. "How :ls Mrs. .Cathay affected by it?" "I'm afraid, Mr. Girt?" he said, "you'll be drawing nje out before It. I think, perh&ps. you're rather an adroit cross-examiner." ' .Griff laughed, "Well," he said, "I laired ylth 3r. Cooper this morning, but I couldn't draw Aim out any," 'Dr, Cooper," said Fisher grimly, "will probably jflnd himself called jefore tbe medical board to explain .its rather Btrange statements, far- ;lcularly in view of the fact that he'made those atatenieyts IrTthe presence of a newspaper reporter." Qriff seemed completely uninterested in the future of BH Cooper. I would," ho said, "like to see Mrs. Cathay." "It's luipossible," Fisher .said, prostrated. She isn't seeing tpry tp Mr. Cathay, However,, the' settlement taine too Ute." "What jo you mean?" ' "I mean that the'slio'ck bad proj- truted Cathay. 'He was a very sick Bjan from the moment tb« elande'r- oils attack upon his chiracter wig they were In eTer? a»Usf»|»-' 14 STRONG . E.NOIJGH JTO LIPT A ONE-TON TREE TRUNK/VET'DELicATE., ENOUGH.TO PULL A SINGLE. BUADE-OF GRASS/-,. A RED SQUIRREL CAM SWIM TWO MltK WITHOUT STOPPING. i \Y I'E* SDIVICt. INC. CT)HERE. ARE SS.ooo V/EATHE» STATWNS OVER. THE WORLD/ The elephant's trunk is one of Mother Nature's greatest anatomical achievements. It is absolutely flexible at every point and can turn in any < direction, from any position. It contains no bone, but interwoven .with muscle and sinew. OUT OUR Bv Williams THER'S SOME KIDS AROUND HERE THAT I' WANT TO SEE HE IN TRAIN IN' / lion j^^h SELH icc 1.^ rift u.i PIT, O'f. NKXT: Where ilo (he nnjorily of Hie ptpple struck by lijht- iiir in the V. S. live? For Long Life Choose Job That Fits Physical Ability "^Vpi.f,''.; Fisher said, "I'm. not goibg to discuss-it, but you can use your imagination, Mr.-Griff. Nat urally, if a, mau'Is poisoned, one naturally sii3pect3 ; ,Uie youne-wic*o5» who .Trill be beneficiary :under the estate; to the tune of several million dollars. ... That is, you under sland, I'm simply commenting now upon :the popular trcn'l of thpuslit tho-ldlo street car gossip, tho.wide- epread comments ot sewing circles." "And Dr. Cooper has now aban doned that diagnosis?'.' Griff askei "Oh, certainly. In fact, ho neve rna.de any aucli-diagnosla. Uo 6im ply said that the "symptoms yrer similar -lo , . ,"-' _„,'.,",' t " ,. „"" anyone. She talked with me over ?bo telephone aud 'her voice was so choked and broken I could hardly understand what she-said." "That," asked Griff, "Is tho only way you know she was prostrated?" Fisher's eyes grew hard. He said, "Don't misunderstand me. I'm her attorney. I'm also her friend. 1 was her husband's friend. Her husband's generosity was responsible for my-Buccess. I worked : Ior Frank Cathay when he was -in South Africa. Then ho.sold out his inter- eats and came here. He sent for me to join him. .He put .up .the money which put mo ithroiigh law school. He loaned me the money which established me in my law practice. I would cheerfully ;have died for him. I'd doVanything for his widow. I say she's prostrated and I know what I'm '-talking about Cathay.'s death''was.entirely due to' aturali.caus.es. Those causes were rougbt abput by a .dastardly libel •hjcli .was- perpetrated 'by .a metro- ollta.n .newspaper." ' •"The newspaper -published a re- lactlon," Griff .said. 1 .' • •• * N a .way it .\vas.a -retraction," Fisher admitted; "It .was skl.il- ully worded. It wasn't an apology —not by a" long ways. The newspaper .admitted tbe mistake of the irevious story, ;however, but it did t under the guise of -publishing an additional item of news. Whatever retraction there was',> was -merely ncidebtal and by .way Qf back- 'ourjd. for a new story. r "Wilt you," atjkcd-the cri;ii\nolo- ;!st, bis eyes fastened intently upon the lawyer's lips./'claim that It did v.4a the settlement made'" Grift aelted. . . [ "On Thursday afternoon." "Why was ijf made? 1 ' Griff asked. • '• • • . «T>ECAUSB," Fisher fait »'I.»' • feellpg, "I could see that py client was'on the verge of. & cpnv pjete .collapse. J toojt' Mrs. C»(liay with rue. -We went to the PftlAW Hotel in the city and sot :Jn : touck with tha paper's publisher.-.. W.e reached -an amicable settlement ,o{ the entire matter'upOD. terms [Which were quite satisfactory to all .concerned. I returned to make a report to Mr. Cathay. It was too late. . He was unconscious. He never r^- gained consciousness until he died. Ho died without knowing that Ma good name had been vindicated and < the newspaper had published »je- ( traction.'* . "Ho was then," said Griff, "sick when you left .for the city?'' "Certainly. JThat's w.hat. I ,an> tcl.il.ng you." ; "And that was .one of the reasons you made such a;hurriod.trlp?'' "yes," Fisher said, "I don't /mind admitting that was one of .the'rea- sons .for rushing the matter 'to''«, conclusion, r at.h.er, -than i BO.irig' through theioruiiUty .of flilpg si/li. and negotiating a'coniprornise after- not constitute a retraction?" "Certainly pot," Fisher said. "In the first place, I ; bellev_o that the action .died when Cathay died, which, ol .course, was .a Sbreak Ipr the newspaper. However, the- matter had been amicably adjusted prior to Cathay's death. I handled. the adjustment personally." Griff raised his eyebrows in-Inter- rogatlon, ' ..' "Can you tell .me about that?" he asked. "Unfortunately," said Fisher, -"I am not in a positiqn to disclose tho exact terms et the scttlemeat. I may flssura you, however, that "Was there any; other reason for expediting matters?" Griff asked. . Fish.er. toyed ^witb. the. leajl pencil. II is -' eyes t u reed ' • awa y f rom th» criminplogist's face. ' . . '"I don't knpw,"- i hersaid.slowlyi "as there Is any .-reason why >jl should tell you. Ijtake it.that;y,pu might, however, get the 'information from tha newspaper if -I.tlidaft give .It to you." . . .'• , : ' '.'. "I-.don't want . you; to betray :a'ny professional coflfideuce," '.Griff :aa^d,' .Fisher whirled to faco 'biiin. '';-.'• "That .damnable .'newspaper," h^ said, i-Vas soon as It learned th!4 ita Glanderous attack upon; ^my. client would probably furnish p tbf basis for a ; lihel sult.-seut.a^repqrter to ,11113. city. A .reporter -.who mad* no •secret ^pf the fact' that; Jie ^jtji about to engage ; ln;a:nipst-exten(iei' investigation to ^ascertain ^facibj which would :be emlHura^slng to : mf client. Facts -i»hjea'-.would .be^Bu^fii- clently crabarras^lng to blacken Mr. Cathay's refutation. -M i ; y?eri brought out in ..court-and skillfullj presented :with all of tho inue'pdtf and 'sneering -insinuations wb^c^i could'be commanded by Eome cleyeil attorney." :: ''Did that fact have a-tondeocf; to expedite the settlement?'! .Grit asked. "it had a tendency to put rojj client ,on his death bed," Fishe*; snapped.* ;jfl j| ,, (To Be ContJuuetl) i.^,.l 1" " " " ,- : r ' '• •] Itef eetiTe Racing app«jira »• ,4kf : :Men« In UM vest laBlmllmeal." . Obio Health Officer Finds New Typhoid Germ .CHILUCOTHE, O. (UP)—A new germ, related'to the typhoid fever group, has been discovered here by L. M. Allwardt, bacteriologist of the Chillicolhe and Ross county health departments, after long research. Dr. Morris Fisnbein, editor of the Journal of the American Medical Society, described the germ a: evidently an atypical .member of the typhoid group. Medical society researchers have been unable to find any previous report on tho particular type of bacillus .discoy- cre'd.by Allwardt, he .said. AUwardl began his research UY . 1>K. MOKItlS .I'lSHliDlX Ixdilor, Journal of the Amrrk-:ni filitMl Association, ami nf Hy- peia, the Health Mugaiinc Your chance of living long depends on the kind of job you have. Therefore, it is Important that you pick an occupation that will agree ft'jth your physical weil-being. The highest death rates from-all causes arc found among hostlers and stable-hands. In contrast to this fact, garasc workers have a death rate which is one-fifth that of? the hostlers and MablchawU. Aviators, as might, be expected, have a very high death rate, namely, 28.73 iwr thousand employed, in contrast with n figure of G.19 for chauffeurs and ot 17.5 for teamsters. The death rale oniony school teachers is low^4.4; and the occupation of fireman is not hazardous, as indicated by a rale ol 6.7. The professions arc all in the 153- urcs between t to 11—lawyers and Judges being 7.89; clergymen. 10.3, and doctors 10.09. • * • About as safe nn occupation as any one can have with n view to living long is .that of collcsc professor or president. For these the rate is 2.GO per thousand employed. U is Interesting to find that doctors commit suicide much more often than do lawyers, Judges, or justices—(he latter being below average and (he doctors above the average. These figures In relationship lo occupation are of great Importance In the selection of suitable occupa- when investigating an apparent epidemic .here last June. The usual method of typhoid immunization was not effective against the disease. Allwardt. induced the disease in .animals .and iproduced ian effective Immunizing agent. The findings will be - reported. in the American Public Health Association publication for November. "Cremation" Certificate Issued for Baked Scrip CLEVELAND <UP>—A certificate of cremation for $80 in city of Cleveland scrip was, issued by Assistant city Law Director Alfred. Lawrence. At the same time, but"'" Read pouncr .Rows W*nt..Afls.- separatcly, Citizens Fred L. Hard- plan and L. L. Banks appeared .at the city cashier's office with .. the charred reniauis of a package £f scrip certificates. Banks had fhree So certificatfs, baked nearly black. Hardman : h{icl 15 .55 certificates, baked brown. He had put the: 15 certificates : into a smnll strongbox intern oven-for safekeeping. One cold morning, someone started a fire in the .stive and Ihe scrip was: cooked. New scrip was given both men. The certificate of .cremation, issued by Lawrence, was filed in the city's scrip account against the.. time that the scrip will be- rc-1 deemed. -'- 0!® BOARDING HOUSE tioiis for those who are pliysically below n standard. The occupation with a low dcatli rate is the one for tlic man who lias 'difficulty in withstanding stress or exposure. Another factor that has to be taken inlo account, associated witli death j'ates of different occupations, is the average income In these occupations. The chance of living lone k dependent not only on tlie amount of work a man does, but also on his ability to gel .sufficient rest, proper food, frc.sh i^air, and exercise. For example, the lowest rates from tuberculosis arc always found In those with the highest incomes and the highest number of deaths in those with low incomes and a poor standard of living. Therefore, a metal worker or a zinc miner may be confronted with the double threat ol his occupation nnrt a low income. Offers $500 Reward for Return of Traine'd Dog CLEVELAND (UIM_A reward of $500 was ollcred here for return of a trained Ocrman shepherd dog, Rlolcn here Scpl. 6. The owner, v.' C; Wlllard, of Cane Valley, Ky., made the announcement through Cleveland police. Willard told Police Chief Gcurge J. .Matowilz that his dog, stolen from his automobile here, could <lo 72 slimls and had appeared on a large vaudeville circuit. Read Courier News Want Ads. NOURE. "RIGHT HE NOJHVhi'TG ABOUT, GOME Hl& HETOOK /VSV DIAMOND WITH HIM MOBN1N6/TO SHOW IT TO A " OVEK iT.VOU UNDERSTAND, 'BUT BUS THUMPERS NEGK AN'NECK WITH <S>UVS,WH&N TrV T)|NNER BELL IFTHATS'VVHY!W& LEFT .THIS MORNING, : WITH :TlrAE-TABLE

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