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(ARK.) 1 COtMER NEWS 'MONDAY, JANUARY ii, THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBUSHgaS • v, ' ' D. R. BABCOOK, Editor U .W.' HAINE8, Advertising Manager Po[e National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Iiio,, IJew York- Phlwgo, S(, Lpulf, Dallas, Kansa? City, Memphis Every Afternoon Eicept Sunday ? second class mutter at th? post at Blytheyllle, Arkansas, ynder » c t ot Congress, pctobcr 9, 1917. _ , Served by the United Press . SUBSCRIPTION -v,,-. By carrier In tne Cits' of Biyttevllle, >&j per week, or 6£o per mojitli, By mall, within a radius of W mljes, $3.00 per year, $1,60 for six ninths, 7§o for three months; by mall in postal zones Uo (9 s|x, Inpluilve, t§60 per >car; in zones seven and eight., $10,00 per year, payable in advance, IT, S. Proves Security, Liberty Are Compatible It isn't always easy to recognize a historic process wlien you tiro in the middle of it, For Ilia.I reason wo have been slow to see tho tremendous importance of our current slrtifglc to regain prospeiity, and iion out the bumps in our economic life President KoosevelL touched on (.his point in his message to Congress. The ecQjiohiic breakdown, be remarked,- had led ninny Americans tp doubt "th'e successful adaptation of our historic traditions to the complex modern '"world." This, he added,-wns-in itBeH' a challenge to oirr form 6f government. "Ours was tho task," he added, "to . prove that democracy could ho made to function in tho world of today as effectively as in the simpler world of 100 years ngo. Ours was. the task to do more than to argt|e a theory.''• . -Any A'meriean can have- his own opinion, of course, as to whether the administration has performed that task well or poorly. The point to remember is that all our troubles of the last six or seven years simply add up to •<!, great, crucial test of democracy and freedom. „ In some countries overseas, whcro democracy was of recent and uncor- , tain growth, thai test crime out'dis- . aslrou^ly. Beset 'by (troulijtes they could 'not solve, the people turned . entirely away from democracy, dccid- ~.cd that freedom was a poor thing if starvation went with ^ 11, -and; called on the dictators to take ''things in charge. The dictators were no more able to get at the roots of these troubles' , than were the liberal governments they-destroyed. They didn't try to. -^Thoy merely put their heads down ' • and tried to butt their way through; - and, in doing so, they tinned the clock back some centuries. " For in this era of dictatorships there has lieen a return to an outworn idea of human society—tho idea that the common 'man exists for the state, rather than that the state ex- ists for the common, man. Under this, idea the state is not required- to remove troubles fro'ni the - common Iran's path; the common man is required to accept those troubles^ to take it and like it, as they say— for the sake of the state. " It was up to the United Slates to prove that sort of thing was unneccs- sary and a mistake, There was one way the United States could do It: by proving in actual experience that ri democracy wnld solve these prob- le'ms without becoming something other than a democracy, To date that'job has • been, pvetty well done, This may have been due to the wisdom of the government, or it may Jiave boon due to natural forces operating Independently of the government. For the moment H makes little difference. : The point is that democracy has been justified. The world lw been shown that It is not necessary to sacrifice libel ly for security, SIDE GLANCES By; George- Clark Tables Turned For years John Bull has ijepn holding his ribs and lowing lustily at America's flagpole sillers, marathon dancers, rabble rotisers, and comic congressmen. Bui icccnlly Uncle Sam began to snicker, al the sight of an august British premier scurrying about London try i HIT to circumvent Cupid and prevent his king from marrying a divorcee. : And Uncle Sam's .chuckles are'be- ginning to turn iiito loi(d guffaws' fif the plight of anotjici''hallowed .English instilulion;- : Fa'me'd. .'.Scotland . Ya'rdi, one of -the-world's-greatest police',or- gaimationB, is;,revealed:: to have been. •tormented for;years by a lone burglar, one'"Flaiiiiol F.ool," who not only has had perfect freedom iu carrying out his thefts,': but'. 1 frequently .telephones police to tell them he is going on . u 'holiday. •'• : : v, ."'. '. •..'. ... : ; / It is refreshing, though decidedly uiHiBu.al,.:lo ; see John Bull stumbling jibput'.ihe stago, while Uncle Sam rolls hi JtiitJHiisIc, '. • HKttK TODAY TliD itulclr of Hie ClirtvlmaH puffy M "'t'LuuiU'r }IfKU," (he de Port-*! linclt'nifu In. iVctv Mexico, liiiH u Iroitlu oiidlnf wliftt I'KAHI, »A» I)H FOIUIST, olden* at three liruthtrii, U ruuuil dead with an oui'lcut knife In lili <hro»t. (inch lit Hie lie I'ori'Ht brother* ttan (he Rrttl inline ''J'eurl," yHAIlU JOHN l» Hie yaunicraf, • •liUir, I'IKIHli:, nrxt In age, <iikf« I'lmrue or nlTiiIrn, urdfru ftviTj-oiti' lu rt'innlti 'it <lie h;M dunlin. 'I'liw ulJitTM iirtl 'tMJVTJ.J JOSHl'HIM-:, «]J unJ un Invalid) IIETTV WHI.CII, JUT yuunc coiu- iiuiilimt I1A.MON \A.sai!i;/, and ..''You'll: find this the best : smelling'-iKpuse .in (own, he- cause-of the bakery right next to Us."-: s ' The Ne\y Sales Tax : ' Ono thing: I like: about the new suggested salCH lax. It is gali)(f to.bo much easier to collect. A(id that's .'.Important to those cn- . gngcd hi, si«;ndtii[!\: tax-.inohey. ' .••'•• '; The , fuel , tliat. |t;:«iigHt bo "hard to pay" should not be. n factor.' II never Is, e|l|icr. .' : .:'•;'•••. -'."•:• * '. v"".''*." •• v* '..;• • •There was ho end. of disappointments hcrcto- rorc, when the •.pebjpje' wcro 'only'*al|owed. to pay a-lax on certain Items. Thliik lio»' people felt -when they-reached for their peuWes,' :r and liio elork rudely; rejected . their tax, With. , tho : curl, nnnounccrhcht. thnt :the Hem pur-' chased i\vas exerript.. . . : ' . Now wo mo Kolnit to have n new deal.' /No longer '" .iwlll'- wo havo -to illscrlmliiHlo . ngnlnst; ccriain Items. • V • Eveo'thlns an'd-".everybody will ,\x taxed, Hence we not only start the new year right.,, but typical. : ' '.:.-";• . :'•'.. •' '.'••'*.••' *:,....*.' : Tho widow, the'unemployed, linlf emi)loycd, : dole recclrei's, pensloiiers, the blfnd, aged, dccrcpht' 'nnd. even the pauper, will have to fork : «p his sliure of Uip burden. Tlmt is it : they intend to cat nnytlilng In tho next two ;.: years, which is.: a/ : matter of siwculatloii lor some people In "the .above class. . Milk for'thejljabies,. food'of nil kinds, .medicine of any description, clolhes cleaning,.. . ; nothing will be'exorip't, except perhaps; Uquor, beer, and cigarettes," and some folk liavo^never been nbjo to live entirely,on .these commodities, although they:'hnve.tried It with tho jwrsistcnoy of a wood-packer, ': :'• ' -. i Lot us rcjolcpl . ;." . . ' —Walter Sprrells Jr.', (n Pino DlufT Cominorc.lal. .SWIM BENEATH THE UMBREi-LAS Op GtANTJfL&F/SHES, OUT OUR WAY THE UMBRELLA. SHIELDS THEM FROM ABOVE, AND THE STINGING'CELtS OF THE JELLYFISH WARO OFF PREDACIOUS FISH. The : authors of most of our nursery rhymes are unknown,: but It Is believed that some of these, rhymes we owe to famous writers. "Three Blind -Mice" is found In a music - book dated 1600 : NEXT; -How do. caribou - free : Ihemselves of mosquitoes? • Ill- vat In PltOFBSSOIl SHAW, •nr|.|i,.<>l,i K l»li jniil 11011 GH.tllAM, tltf jgfilrjfjiiiiii, uf Hie liiivleiitla The liujy at I'mrl Sam Jl.iin- licar*. I.nlcr llsimun uhil Au- KCllfiUR Irttni II h:ix lieen liurued, Tlieii 1'fiirl J'li-rri' l» /«"nd, llfq- le«K. li«hiw n riK-ky Icd^e, the • nine ki.lfi- Unit kliu-'l I'll brother "I'ltirl 'j">lm nrrnscs HIIOKRK Sllli:i.l>, mi Indhin vcrviml, at Ihu murder*. \e.\l diiy Tiiiite Jo*f l>Mnu U tlojiil mid llrohru Khii-M In n\lK»lnK' I'roffHKOr Slimy IN Invfailb'iilluK Hit; luiNi'ment or <ht) llauifC IVlll'll *OMU'I1JI« KlIrltlttM 4111 hhn. l.nter Ju- In found, un- C01l«t'h,llH, AllKt'llilllc., ivlnl IK K'lllnun of Sletiy, fitiilM EI Kt-cri't iMiNKtitsr In the hnKCniiMit, fork'i-x Ilelty Info tills IMI«»[IKC "nil ••li»i'« "us 4"0r. llult (|uiirrrlM l^llli IV'nrl Julin nnd Itaiiinn, 'I'lio' ttick lilm In hU Kuril, (urn* Ills .inkk> anil j<i brought linek In HLI' linu^e. I.ntejr ^te, iw, JK JuckLHl r» Hie nu^er- Kround i<iiK»»]«!n-n}' wllh llrllj-. xo\y t:o ox WITH THE STOIIY v CHAPTEK XXIII T)OB disrcearded Betty's advice ^ to save his matches and drew a cigarct lighter from his pocket Ho lighted it and the tiny flame showed the relief nnd hope in the girl's fnce, as she smiled up a1 him. For a moment lib forgot everything else, as he drew her to him. Then the fact that they were in on underground prison, being held there for some mysterious reason, came hack with crushing force. Bob got to his feet and with Belty's aid, hobbled painfully about the small room (hey were in. Tho. only exit seemed to be a low tunnel, barely high cnougl for a man to crawl through. AVhile she held the light, h started into the little tunne which, almost at once, began t pitch sharply downyrard, H struck a mntch to see where h was going. "I'm coining, too, Bob," Belt said, behind htm. "I'd: go an "place rather than stay alone agaii Here's the lighter. It seems t have gone out. Maybe you ca fix jt." - But the lighter.', evidently, ha exhausted its fucj, Tor lepeale snapping of t)ie'"fl1nt brought n results, ognccd. "Are you game to go n? There must be some end to i.ls,' 1 ' . Several minutes of carefully ;eling their way plong the musty unnel, a distinctly fresher current ! air came to them from beyond, ob struck one of the precious latches and peered ahead. « * he stopped, drawing her close to him, and wlils- ered, "A light! I just "saw it. ou'd better stay here while I do ome scouting. No use telling the 'orld where we are. If they're Her us, let's let 'em worry a hile." Betty agreed and Bob crept way. She wailed a minute, raining her eyes into the dark- ess, then decided that anything •ould be better than being apped in this stifling place and npidly followed him, a feeling of anic gripping her. ould hear footsteps. Now she The next linute she collided with Bob's eels. "I—I had to coirie on," she 'reathcd, as he twisted' around. His fingers on her lips was his nly response, and Betty realizec hat they had come to aii open- rig into a large room of',some >bi't, a room that could'., be limpscd faintly by the ligh rom a single candle above : their cads. A man was kneeling on he floor of the room, his hands moving rapidly as though he wen uncovering something, Suddenly their attention wa: :aughl by^ a" sound from the op positc side. Sorrjcone cjsc ..wa •oming into the room. Betty gave a little gasp as : thi ecoiul man tensed, then sprap ike a .mountain lion on its prey The next instant everything wa onfusion. A kaleidoscopic whii of thrashing arms and legs fiashc icforc the girl's restricted view Clouds of dust rose from. lh loose dirt and Betty smothered mecze, as Bob drew back, whis pering close to her em-, "I'm goin out there to help lick de Fores If-we can get him down, we': get out. Stay here till I corn back. Here are the matches." * * * T3EFORE she coulct reply, 1 thrust them into her ham pulled himself from, the tunn and swayed to his feet. Bet' edged up into his place so tha she conld sec what was going o' ^Vas it the Indian guard who wa fighting \yilh de Forest on.'.tV floor? '•••''"''• - ; • "'• Betty turned.away.with a shuc "Six matches lc[t," Cob on-1 der. It was primitive, brutal. Sh ad never supposed men ;ht with such animal fci ion, at a movement from BI 10 leaned forward again to hot was happening. Bplh ghters were on their feet • no] s though an umpire had inl' ened, and were circling rod nd round, watting for an opt! g. The Indian was facing li| ut the other man's back was rard her. As she watched andlq was knocked from lace on a shelf on one wall, a| r ent put. , The darkness that gripped lace made the mad struggle he more horrible, and Bob, wl is injured leg, was out there, (I U any minute they might ' im. Betty thought wildly 1 is niust do something. V/l| 'ould anything .in the world i cr if he should be -— ', rawled out of the hole and,<l c l ig her way along" the wall, sla| ed Igward the place where ad seen t)ie candle drop. With fumbling fingers, earched the floor. Then the st| f candle was in her grasp. ' icxt instant its light fiared igain. That instant Bob spraj upon the man beside him, ietty saw them go down, figi ng furiously as they fell. T| 'ndian rushed toward her. Back! Stay back, I say!" ward herself shouting but Brd en Spjeld did not seem to he| le was looking, instead, at son thing lie had snatched from ittle shelf. she saw was it was—ij L obsidian knife! The Indian circled towa| them, waiting for n chance strike. ."Bob, look out!" Betty scream" ! 'IJe's got the knife!" Pounding fists, erunchii] against .bone and muscle, was sho could distinguish. Oh, woi it never end! She must wake and find it had all been a htd< nighlmare. Now the Indian v going, to: strike. For an inst; she had a glimpse of the man was fighting Bob, .turning a looking iip at tho obsidian kn above his head. Then came the swift downwal stroke of Broken Shield's ,-ir Slowly the man in front ol<M> lurned, then crumpled to knees. Betty caught her ! b'realh. felt as though she, were ; smolh< iri^'and her 'bwrl' knee's sudde; refused to hold-her weight. (To He Continued) The FamiSf Doctor Blood of Woman Gonlains Fewer ' Red Cells'Than Does That of Man Church Music In Step With Times Urged FORT WORTH, Tex. (UP)—Music for worship in 1937 should equal the streamlined trend of the clay, delegates to the southwest Baptist Cmirch Music Conference decided. Such music should not be of the "recreational" variety, but melodies of reverence, declared George \V. Card o[ Nashville, Tenn., direc- lor of music pubuications for the Baptist Sunday School Board. "Illogical selection" of music for use in church was scored by Card He outlined three classes of musii as follows: 1. Heart, or worship. 2. Head, or educational. 3. "Hoof," or recreational. All three had a place in church activities, he said. The first shouK be used for formal worship pro grams, the second for • concert, and the third for social programs "It Is a travesty to develop.min up musical program/' added I. E. Reynold, of Fort Worth, conference president, By DR. alORRIS FIS1IBE1N Editor, Journal of the American Medical Association, and of 1T)> gcia, the Health Magazine The blood of man normally contains from 4,000,000 to 6,000,000 red blood cells |in each cubic : nilllt- mctcr. The. blood of wpinan contains 4,400,000 to 5,350,000 in-each cubic millimeter. The body of a'wo- maii is smaller and obviously.'dc- mat|d5-fewer.'red cells |n the circii-, lation than does the body of'a man. Each.red blood cell is only 0,0003 inch in diameter. These celts grow In the bone marrow, especially.iu the ribs, : the : backbones, and the flat bones. In,babies, however,-the marrow of'all: the bones tnkes pa r l in buUdhig blood. :. ! After the blood cells have-been developed, they go from the'bone marrow Into the blood stream, being picked up by the veins, and then arc carried to the • (lings, Where they take up oxygen.' The oxygen is carried by the red coloring matter of the cells, called hemoglobin. ., '•.'-.; Hemoglobin Is a complex < substance which • contains some Iron. If the number of red blood cor- ptisclcs falls belo-.v normal, or'If the amount of hemoglobin in.the blood corpuscles j s deficient,' the person has anemia.. . •.. « i '. .. ;^ Nowadays examination of t'oe blood is considered a vital part of any complete '.physical examination. Tlie doctor punctures the car or finger Up and withdraws a very small amount of blood. Usually he will Uke a little more than a drop for each of several pipettes, or tiny calibrated lubes, which are Monument Erected To Memory of Leg MENOMQNEE, \yi.s. (UP) ^- In ,hc weeds and 'thicket of an un- kept corner of St. Etui's cemetery near here lies a glistening white monument to the memory of a leg. The story of the tombstone and the leg "decently buried" there is told by Jolin I/> e w, a retired farmer. ' ' ' About 1BOP, when JjOew was a boyi George Krauder, a neighbor, suflered. an ankle injury. ,\ malignant tumor developed, and Kraur dcr was forced to have his leg amputated. Krauder gave his dismembered leg a fitting burial and marked the Brave with a marble slab 18 by 10 inches hiscribed — '%es—Q e o r g e Krauder." " Two years later Krauder died Tjoe\v said, hut there is no stone ii isters to a high point and have a the cemetery marking his buri knock-down, drag-out, whoop-'cr-1 plot 'irst London Dugout For Gas Raids Real LONDON <yp)—The first g,J iroof and bomb-proof, dugout • I Condon has been completed iiij basement in Buckingham Ga, near Buckingham Palace. The dugout, which is.designed I accommodate K persons, is equl ped with a filtration plant whl purifies any .poisoned air dra| from without and will even co tcract the most .potent 'poison Should the power driving plant fail,-air can be filtered.I manual.labor through pedals woJ ed on the same principle^ as a sel ing machine. Announcements The . Courier wews nBs.rjeen thorized to announce the fol!< lug candidates for Blytheville n nielpal offices, to be elected April C: For IVIayor MARION WILLIAMS W. >V. HOLLIPETER iiscd.for measuring and counting the number of red blood cells, wliitc blood cells, and blood platelets. He also will spread some of the Wood on a slide; the blood is then slaliicd so that he may determine the different varieties of white blood cells nnd the relative number of each variety. ..He also may mix a very small amount of blood with oilier fluids to determine the •. total amount of hemoglobin, or red coloring matter. The iinictint of hemoglobin Is estimated by comparing the color ;of the patient's bjopd. when mixed with acid, with that of various standard solutions or with the color of a piece of paper or glass which also Is standard, There also are electrical devices with which it is possible to estimate much more ac-. curatcly the exact amount of hemoglobin by weight In a certain quantity'of'blood. ' » * * Whenever any of these methods Is used, the doctor Is able to say that the blcod ls 80 psr cent normal, or 60. or whatever the case j may 'be. Very small differences—| for example, from 70 to 75 [Mr cent, or: from: 80 to 00—arc not significant. The red coloring matter In the blood of a normal mart varies from 13.0 to 18.7 grams for ever}' 100 cubic centimeters of blood. That In the Wood of a woman varies from 12 grams to 1G.G grams per 100 cubic centimeters. Thus, 1C grams of hemoglobin for 100 cubic centimeters of blood is the equivalent of what used to be called 100 percent. Read Courier News Want Ads OUR BOARDING HOUSE With Major Hopii MOT LEAVIkiG, M= VOU,GAV<E? I HAD KJO IDEA THEY eW&PT /f, TH'PLACeoUT ^ SO EARLY— HERE ARE SOME OLD MEWSPAPEP.'B YOU CAK1 STUFF IKITO THAT BDQLJS ALUGATOR^O KEEP YOUR OTHER f"' SHIRT W&'LL MISS YOUR, CjEWTLE TOUCM AROUND HERE < SATURDAY . MIGHTS, LOOK'' IH' QUKCK CURTAIK1 —I'VE T3E6M STUCK S'MANY TIMES, I PEEL LIKE APIM- CU5HIOM—EVERYTfMe t LAY UP A rslEST CQ&, TH' OLD HEM, I 1MI6 ROOST, STARTS TO CACKLt ~ AS r-OR THAT CLOTHES-SWATCHINCT BROTHER^] FELL'oUT OF N\^JE — HE PUT A PERMW^IEMT WAVE IM MY ) \ SLEEVE 600D BYE/ j^^-^r/ V_ / J MISS HINA TOR Y6ARS, THEY ^

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