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'(ARK.); COWUKtl - TITS BLYTHEV1LLB COURIER NEWS 'fOS COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS 1 ' , • O.- R. BABCOCK, Editor H ,W, RAINES, Advertising Manager Pole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, rictrnlt, SI. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis ~- Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Biteed as second ctess matter at the post office at BlythctlMe, Arkansas, under act Of Congress, October 0, 1317. Served by (lie United Wcss "~SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the Cltj' of Blytlievllle, 153 per week, or 05c per inonlh. By mall, within a radius of 53 miles, {3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months, 75« for three months; by mail In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, $0.50 per year; In zones seven i\nd eight, $10,00 per year, payable in advance. America Isolated Only in Military Sense Cont'rc'.ss may be looking toward '> balanced budget, hut ii dark shadow is falling across the balance shed—two dark shadows, in J'acl, with more to come. They arc cast by the 35,000-ton battleships which Uncle Sam is goinff to be building shortly. Battleships are complicated tilings and they aren't built on'lunch money. By the -time these proposed additions to the fleet are put into commission, the country will have spent something like 570,000,000 on them—with the prospect of adding a couple of equally expensive ships to the llect every year or so for an indefinite period. Seventy millions isn't such n tremendous sum, :\s government handouts go these days. But the money does count up, when you peel "it off your roll in layers like that. Without building any battleships at all, wo are spending something like half a billion on our navy this year. The battleships- simply mean that it'll be a long time before the navy gets any cheaper. Now the point of all this is that •what wo can <Io in tlio way of cutting government expenses depends to a very great measure on the unpredictable flow of events overseas. \Ve aren't building that enormous navy just for the esthetic pleasure of looking at big gray steamboats. We arc building it because, wilii the world in the stale it's in, we know that we may need it pretty badly one of these days. : So before we can think 'about getting back to the old days when bud- gels balanced themselves painlessly, we have to see whether the outside world is going lo let us. And that, in turn, is merely a sample of the way in which all our plans and our actions these days are subject to the pressure of forces over which we have no control. We spend huge sums and plan endlessly to restore posterity. We may do a first-rate, olleclivc job—but day after tomorrow some upset in Europe niay knock the bottom out of world recovery and put us on the skids for another long decline. -We re-establish our faith in simon- pure democracy. But if we are jammed into a \yar next week, and war^time censorship, regimentation, and OUT OUR WAY rule by the brass hats descend on tia, where is our democracy? Out.Hie .window, for Uie duration of the war at the very least. Whether we like it or not, we arc a part of work) society. We arc not down in the cockpil^-Uic Atlanlie i.s still broad—but our boasted isolation is isolation only in a military bouse. In a limited but tragically real way, our collective future can be changed overnjiflil by the actions of some ir- rcsjwnsiblc megalo-maniac in uniform. The sad fact is that we can't even guess at our future without keeping one eye on Kurope. And in the Europe of today, unfortunately, almost, any disastrous thing may happen overnight, frit •> (errors An interesting phenomenon that almost invariably marks the debut of new inventions has again made its a»- p'earanco. New York television engineers report that certain people are complaining that t)ic invention has become a menace. Most of the complainants are women, who believe that someone is spying on them via television, or trying to take away an inheritance. One young woman insists that a television Torn peeps at her whenever she lakes a- bath. Engineers recall that the phonograph, telephone, radio, and other inventions, in llicir early days, bothered people in the same way. When the X-ray h'rst made its appearance, for instance, there was an indignant protest from women throughout the world. It wa.s their belief, it scorned, that, armed with this diabolic device, 1.11911 -would Ije able to see right through their clothes. Apparently science advances so rapidly that some human beings (ind it hard to keep abreast of it. : What Is Wrong There has been a disturbing number of commercial airplane crashes of ) late. Kveu more disturbing j s the persistent charge that thu U. S. Bureau of Air Commerce, which is responsible for ..safety in aviation, has been failing to do its job properly. This bureau is a part of the Department of Commerce.. When the Senate .Commerce Committee investigated it, following the 1035 crash in which Senator Bronson Cutting was killed, it .was charged thai politics in the department was preventing the bureau from functioning properly. .It is reported now that the Senate will order another investigation, and one hopes that the report is correct. The bureau needs to be as efficient and as impervious to political influence as any branch of the government can possibly be. The Senate would be well-advised to get to.'the bottom of the matter so that a drastic overhauling can be made, if necessary. SIDEGLANCES By George Clark "ph,vKclld, kids. This is my cousin, Johnny,' who is c to lunch. You simply must i-oinc ;along." THIS CURIOUS WORLD . WON A -SINGLE SEA BATTUE/ ONIV THE P3CTREME T/OP OF A.RCKDT •RESPONDS' TO : .GRAVITY/ CUT OFF .THE • VERY Jll='.-AND LAY :THE' R.COT ' £?-AT, .'AND ; IT , -WilO. NOT GROW DOWNWARDS,' BIJT ST,<?AlGflT AHEAD. Darwin first showed thai, if about one-twcnliclh of au inch of the lip .of a root is removed, it docs not. respond to gravity. If the root is first.laid on iU' side for a few minutes and Ihcn cut off, it docs, after ft lime, curve-downwards. NEXT:How many species ot birds nest In.rmin-ljuiH liird houses? HERE'S 7HB BANK WE GO //V7D A LIT7LB MORB, CCMS OUT; LET a\<uxe VE!& LIGHT.' Transi'tisiojis, Snake Venom Help Kinpilfjouf a riKCI.V JIBHH TODAY Siirrenilcrliis the llircme ol .Voi-iliiimlir.i for IJ>c ,.">« >>* AIUIAT1I mCll.MOM), ttLiimdliiii- horn nrtrnm. KIX<: I'AIPI. I; lie- niiiuK urlrnln fill"'" 1'AUI; KUH- 1KIV1' IIIIVN u <>luiriiiln^ vllln on 111" lli'iy "': Prniirln mid lielluvc. lie In 11 tree m«" "I l»«l. Hut ijuk'lily In' fl'" 1 " Ile '« ""' frer nUer nil. Vat Hie cye» of the world ronllnlir (<> |ir>- Iti on lilnil Ilirrc Is ni> Nlliniilullon In (lie "nruml" COCVTUSS 111 MAIICO, it::(;<;ii: VAX 'rwv.VK RHJ ihc K:I>- rwort iroivJ; lite lucks u So l»niil iukr* ""• ti'mce of lil* nl,l liilY.r, lilt. Sll.vmillS, lour* )-'ijroiii> Xpxl lie rinisliJorn nujrlnu u mufti In Omailii. Atln Ilinl lie Jifji« I'vrr linns" ovvr lilji. Kven- '(iinlly Ardrilli Iirsln" '» 'f«r Plilij l» Ijorrd nllli IIIT. One day I'uul •riaitTiili-H licr KQflnl «cl. : AM (lie urrk* rfill on, Inzr, pnr- lujirtejiH "<-L>l£*. l'<ml tln<1 Ardaih fjiiiirrcl. I'nul lukrd 1° "i» njfiiKe of"lil« lionl »"" il more, Clivii .MI,, ittr 111- lliIiiliB 'I" J'i« «'« xnlufloii—(III*!- Nl""" 1 ' 1 ni\vc il .•Mill. Kagtrlr I'"" 1 Ijlll AriliUli. "I'nul, lire you lo«linet" «lie crlrfl. '•M'lij —II liillllil I'" 1 ""'• Kli'ukrn, IMnl tt'l' '" r ""• " r " 1 Ilini- Hint mirrciioVrlnK l"l» I krone wn» n Icrrllilf mlstulii'. TUB STORY sow (io ny WIT CHAPTER IX AN expensive orchestra from in ('uses of Dangerous JBleediiu Paris played the song hit of the year, "I'd Give Up My Throne for You." Japanese lanterns festooned the wide grounds of the Villa San Marfiarete. Now and then a sleek motor ear would glide in through the outer gates to deposit some latecomers. The last guest had finally arrived and been greeted. Heggie Van Twync- detached hirnsel! from a grouii at the improvised bar and sauntered over to host and hostess. "What you need's a master ct ceremonies," he said. "Want ma to act for you? I'll get the pauy rollin'." He turned away and mounted to the temporary platform \vhere the orchestra was holding forth "Friends, Romans and coudfty- men, including the Scandinavian,' said Reggie, swaying a trifle-.' "Wi are here tonight lo celebrate' i 'sptcious occasion. This ia a grea anniversary und we've got to tre'a It right. "Exactly one; year ago tonigh our host' 1 —he bowed and ges> lured freely toward Paul, whi etood near the orchestra with Ar arm linked in his—"on host stepped down from his loft, pinnacle and became one of th boys. He throw away his stufTe shirt and put vine leaves in hi hair, lie quit being king of North umbra in order .to become wha nature meant, him i to be—Hi prince of \ good • fellows. Ladies, gentlemen and camp followers, I give you our host—his royal highness, Paul, king of the pleasure coast—an 1 our hostess, the lady his wife, her royal liighnciis, Ar- ath, the eauty!" queen o£ love an' -iJE raised both arms and a shrill cheer, mingled with gay shouls >£ laughter, went up from the awn. Reggie patted the orchestra cader on the back and climbed lown. "Did I give you a send-oft?" he skcd Paul and Ardath. "People, vhen I open a party it slays pened." This, Paul concluded two hours afer, was no exaggeration. Per- ormers from all the hot spots vithin a 100-mile radius seemed o have been pressed into service. There were blues singers, torch ingers, and singers whsse ditties might have brought blushes to the ••ars of cash customers at a slag moker. There were fan dancers, nuscle dancers, and just plain dancers whose talents, as far as 'aul could see, consisted solely n an extraordinary willingness to perform without any clothes at ill. Paul turned away and walked lutside the circle of light and ound to a secluded spot among he shrubbery that fringed the "arther end of the villa. The monotonous jungle beat of the orchestra, the burbling wail ol its saxophones and its muted trumpets, the laughter and the bursts of applause and the shrill voices, came to him faintly hero; he could ook away from the lighted lawn, with its color and its movement, ind see the dark bay under its canopy of stars. can say AND it seemed thai he could see the long procession of his predecessors, the kings who liac reigned before him, passing in ;hostly review. And all ol them, it seemed, hac this in common — that they served a greater thing than themselves sometimes without knowing it sometimes falleringly and uncertainly, but always instinctively and, in the end, faithfully. ' He rubbed his forehead wearily He had broken that procession he had stepped out of it — for Iwe lor freedom, "for the need to ful flit some obscure responsibility t his own soul. Now he could se<. that he had made an impossi.bli bargain. And he was suddenly conscicrns of a tremendous home sickness for his own land and hi own people; a great desire- cairn to him to leave this silly, drunkei revel, board his stout little sail boat, steer north around sullen Cape Roman, and set a course fo his home land. He look a step iorwarcl, impulsively, as' if to turn desire into action. Then he paused; a man and a woman, dimly outlined against the lights on the lawn, had strolled near him. They did not sec him. 'hey sat down on a bench a d | aces away—Ardaih and Hcj 'an Twync. I Reggie, who had seemed •'* ' itoxicaletl two hours ago, avc grown sober as the eve repressed. Hj s voice, whcr! poke, was clear, without the iness that had marked his sp little earlier. "Ardaih, kid," he was sa; how long are you going to c :iis on, anyhow?" Paul waited, tense, for nswcr. * * * 'I COULD pretend that I understand what you rr toggle, but I won't," she ler voice sounded flat and I I won't even pretend thai hocked, and insulted. But 1 give you an answer—not ne. All I :now.' " "Listen," said Reggie. In 3 dusk Paul could see him lur?J ace her, ono arm looped i rack of the seat so that his t| •estcd lightly and familiarlS' icr shoulder. "Listen, Ardath. J vere cut out lo be my soi t ol son, not his. You know that, c you?" There was a brief pause. 'L 'U-dath said, "I suppose I do.] " supi osc I do. Heggie, that do? speak very well for me, doesS "I don't see why not," said ij lie holly. "I know—I've l!l places and done things, i'vejjl my name in the Sunday surj| menls as a playboy, and all •(( But after all—what's he? Jul runaway. Just somebody that f a run-out powder when hc-f(!j| limself in a spot." Ardaih' remained silent. "You and I, now," Reggie on. "We're two o£ a kind. .We only be a pair of treys, but \ pair." "And he's a king," said An slowly. There was a long silence. "We're a shabby, shabby p: said Ardath at last. "You're r. in a way. I am your kind, not His kind is too good for me. innocent, Reggie. He's like a —trusting, and good, and EOI lost... i "P.Cigi^, I can't let him d< I'm sll he's got. He gave upj much for inc. As long as he '^' mo, I've got to !>? sn hand.'', f; "You thint ?n.'" Heggie iocj out at the dark bay for a full r^ utc. Then he sUx>d up, ancl L tended a hand lo help ' * feet. "Wrfl," he said : around. Sooner or later, you l:ij the bottom'll fall out of all You knoA th'al as well as 1 When it "does,"'little Reggic'l en deck." They moved away, and left >, ana 1 her lV,, , "I'M alone. (To Be Continued) realmcnt ot discuses, particularly hose aficctiiijr the Wood. Use of the venom of the inocca- in snake also has been Jouwl lo of value in some cases where ircvioiis tests .were made. In severe cnses, removal or the spleen by surgical operation has )cen shown lo be of value and .he operation ha§ been used in lundreds ot cases, apparently to advantage in most instances. ;till other methods involve the aking of large amounts of vila- nin O and the feeding of a high vitamin diet generally. As has been pointed out, there sctm to be many different yar. icties of this condition anci mas of the methods of treatment an considered lo be experimental fo: the Individual case. Trip Asked, .Tail Ilcrcivcil CLEVELAND' <UP)—when judge Joseph Rilbcrt found him guilty of breaking three plate glass windows in a cafe, John Ritz. 40, asked lo be deported lo Poland. The juduc sent him to the workhouse for 30 .days. Model of World Fair In New York Shown NEW YORK I UP)—A model of :he 1939 New York World's Pair has been placed on view In the New York Museum of Science and Industry, showing buildings, streets, roadways, communication facilities, and landscaping in miniature, as they will appear, bird's-eye view, when the Pair opens. How sunken gardens, artificial lakes, modern structures will be erected in what was an open meadow is Indicated by the model. Subway, railroad arid highway facilities are shown arid tiny trees and flags sst along the streets mark the plan of the Pair grounds in the site near Flushing, L. I.,'with al avenues leading to the lofty central building. •our Generations AtU 106th Birthday P MEDFOBD, Mass. (UP) — jenerations of one family r pated in the 106th birthday I'ersary celebration of Colin Six children. 38 grandclv ind .1G grent-giandchildren at; ed. A Cape Breton native, \ was a salmon fisherman b;fc retired at the age of 95. The first Quakers' annual meeting in America was held in Scitit- atc, Mass., in 1660; the flrs monthly meeting Ls believed tt have been held at Sandwich, Mass, 'in 1672. Approximately SCO nurses draw pensions in England, b their health was ruined by war service. Announcement The Courier news nns Dee}| thorized to announce the f'J ing candidates for BlyUievlluH nicipal offices, lo be elcctwl April 6: For Mayor MARION WILLIAMS 11 W. W. HOLLIPETER\ BY DR. aiOKRLS I-'ISHBEIN Krtitor, Journal of (lie American JMc<I!c;ll Association. ;ulri of llTgcki, the Health Magazine Whenever there is n shortage of plntclcts in the hlcod. bleeding will occ'.ir alinr.-M. spontaneously, particularly from |l>e mucous membranes in the nose and mouth as well as elsewhere 'In the body. There will also ba bleed- Ing underneath the skinj ' giving Hie appearance of bruising. Certain forms of this condition arc of definite origin. They -arc known, for example, (o be "associated with' poisoning by certain drugs—of the benzol type—or with poisoning- that results from th? action of certain types of germs, such as those of diphtheria, tu- berculcsls, and occasionally the Mrcptccocciis. Sometimes siic-b c.iics follow poisoning..by the ririi^s used in (he treatment of syphilis. Occas- attack on the blood-forming organs, the decrease in the numbsr of platelets is associated with thr lessening of tlie number of red and white blood cells as well. There are many instances in which reduction in the number of plnlclcts occurs only at interval, so that, between these: intervals. Ihe bleeding does not- occur. The condition oMiir's most com- mcnly in persons between 12 and 25. It may occur, hcwever. at other ajEK as welt. Sometimes the condition comes on very sraci- ually. so that it is not possible (or the victim to say juliat when it began, although he has »• la- Ilicr definite idea as to when the first .serious symptoms were 110- liced. There are crises which are r,o • Mivcto" that t'ne "victim'-bleeds 10 dcstli in a few days or weeks.-In other instances, the condition goes on throuahout life without ever OUR BOARDING HOUSE HAW, LADS/ A-5 WIMWER OP Tl OWLS CLUB CHRISTMAS FOOL, HAVE COME TO PAY TME * so PLECGED BY THE LUCI4Y 1/MF-FUFF- FuFF-F^-"-- A LITTLE TAKDY, MAYHAP, BUT TO COMPENSATE, OOP, BELOVED> "REWDEZA/OUS WILL RlKIG WITH MIRTH AND MELODY— KRAUT AMD HOT- DO6S, WASHED "DOWM THE HATCH WITH "FOAMIwe. LAGER—-I AM THIWE MOST, SO SOUWTP TME CALL/ With Major YOU MEAM YOU'RE PAYIM' ~TH' JpSO AMO PITCHIMa A 'GROWLER AMO sow- wow PARTY? THAT'S SWELL,' 1 AIM'T BURIEP MY BEEZ.ER NO A BUCKET OF FROTH SIWCE MOUMTIM6 1H'CAMEL OKI WEW YEAR'S I BEEM WATER •B>' LOWS, AKE • •• •- •J"-"-i t.n llUUllttllUHt IMC W LlUUllV C\(3V oimlly. also, the niimtcr of plntc- brecming ~jserious -enough to-caiw lets will ..be ciccic.urd as n result | Uraih. There are 511)1 other caws of some action or, the tone mnr-j In which the disease conllnucs lor row. In \vlurh the cells giving many years and then seems sati- to Ihe platelets arc formed, aims, : a . lessened number ot ptntclcts may ho due eitlicr to a regarded .formation of Iho cells or a tOMic nction which destroys cells loo niplrtly. One ol the KM.MUIS \viiy platelcls arc associated with (lie control of bleeding is Ihe fact that tlielv number tends to increase whenever a slight hsmorrhaee starts in the body of a iioriiuil "person. ( If there has IMOII ,an extensive unlly to Many diflerent inelhocls have iictn discovered fori ticaling such patients, with a view -to" helping, If not 'curing, llitm. One of Ihe simplest methods Is the Injection of blood directly into Ihe •liody; sometimes Into the. veins. SOUK times into the muscles, or under the skin. Transfusion. LS will be pointed out later, is (oclay one of the •most, significant,' methods hi, the (givwcs THE OWL'S A' COAT OF REP PAIWT=

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