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FOUI — BLYTHEViLLE COURIER "NEWS ~; corona KKW* co, PUMJ*HERS : "C..H. BABCOCK. IdlUr ., ' H. V. KUNXK MvtrtUUv Dtilltt, Inc. S. Louii, ' R«pre»ent»Uve4; N<r York, Chicago, - Kinsu city, Uitfe Ever; AtWraooii Except Sunday. Kntcrtd u tecan't Ota mttt«r it the post oftiee at BJytbcvUle, Artanus, uader act of October t, 1917. Btrrto By Oa United Prea - SUBSCRIPTION RATES £y carrier In the city of BlythCTllle, 15c pet vtek or $650 per year In tdrence. By mall wtthin a radius of BO miles, $3.00 per rear, »liO for sti months, He (or three months; by mall In postal rones two to six, Inclusive, tfAO per year, In zones seven and eight, 110.00 per year, payable In advance. In Pennsylvania Certainly the most surprising development thus fur in the Literary Digest's presidential straw poll is the decisive lead Franklin D. Roosevelt has taken in Pennsylvania, a state which since civil way days has been as thoroughly Republican as Mississippi hits been Democratic. Not since the election of President Buchanan, a Pennsylvamaii, in 1850, has' the Keystone state returned a Democratic majority in a presidential ejection. Home of the chief beneficiaries of Republican tariff policies, source of millions in Republican cam- psigh funds, it bus always been counted as safe for the G. 0. P. This year, it appears, a change is in prospect. Tabulation of nearly -10,000 votes in the Digest's poll reveals Iloosc- velt leading Hoover, 21,833 to 17,441. Approximately 50 per cent of the Roosevelt voters report that they voted for Hoover in 1928. A reversal of sentiment of that kind in, a state as traditionally hide-bound in its Republicanism as Pennsylvania affords the most convincing possible evidence of the demand of the American people for a. change at - Washington. A Job for Futrell One of the problems which the people of Arkansas will expect J. M, Fu- 'trell to tackle with vigor when he takes the governor's chair is' that of claming, house in the stale.banking.department. Every citizen of the state is familiar with the abuses which have attended the liquidation of defunct banks. Fat jobs for political favorites as liquidating- agents and slim returns for depositors have been the rule rather than the exception. The Pine Bluff Commercial cites as an example three' small banks in Jefferson and Arkansas counties, closed since 1930, that have not paid live cents in dividends in the two years they have been in process of liquidation, "yet the liquidating agent luis foreclosed, sold out mid destroyed llic usefulness of a lot of people who owed the banks, merely for the purpose of paying .the salary of the liquidating agent and a firm of lawyers." •• To keep defunct banks in process of liquidation for the sole benefit of liquidating agents nr.d attorneys is a crime against the people of Arkansas that needs to be ended. The Co-operative Market ing Issue Attacks on the Federal Farm Board continue with Intensity, until one would think by reading some ol the city dallies that nil dial Is n«dcd to restore prosperity IB to rcjwnl ihe Agricultural Marketing Act. It Is noticeable, If natural, that the bitterest newspaper attacks come from those cities where [irlvnle denlcrs In farm products are moFl numerous. H Is fairly apparent Unit the outcry is not altogether a popular uprlslne,, but originates In part wllh commission men, brokers and speculators hi fin in pro ill] els The heaviest broadsides of criticism arc leveled at the stabilization ellorls of Die Farm Board—Its buying and holding of wheat, cotton and so forth to maintain Ihe price—but there Is really not much controversy on this paint, for It, la [jenr-rally recognized Hint, this feature of the act has not worked well unil It Is not likely to be Invoked again. The more serious Issue Involved Is whether the clfects of this at- tiick may splash over onto the co-operative marketing activities which arc the more fundamental nr.d more constructive phase of the board's work. The assistance of Die Farm Hoard, financial and otherwise, hns .stimulated the growth ot ro-opcTBtlre marketing, particularly lei Hie lei- mlnnl markets. That grawlli, of course, leaves Jras business for private handlers. Tte latter arc only human, mid no one can Maine them for trying to retain their business. The Issue will be clearer If Ihcy will frankly discuss that question. The private dealers In grain and produce unquestionably have supplied an Indispensable service hi (he past, anil It Is altogether likely there will bo room for their services In the future alongside the co-opera- lives. In n sense their individualism 1? llko Hint of the independent retail merchant ro- slsllng, often successfully, the inroads of elinln stores. •'. '• One of the favorite (Mints of attack Just now Is the salaries mid by sonic large cooperatives. The fact is that the co-operatives are In Ihe bljj business class. Big business demands big men, and can afford to pay the price necessary to get them. As a matter of fact, salaries paid by llic big co-opcratlves are modest compared with these paid In many other lines of business. II the co-opeintlvcs are forced to replace their competent managers with cheap and mediocic men, the prospects of their 'success will be Hint much less. The agitation already has gona so 'far that a bill lias been introduced In Congress prohibiting eo-' operatives from paying n salary of more thnn $15,000 a year. Such a law—If sound—might logically be so broadened ns to Include salaries p«ld by corporations. The interest, ol the public lies In the development of the most efficient marketing organization possible, whether co-operative or private. The experience of co-operatives shows that their organization is soundest when their growth Is gradual. This should allow time for the adjustment of;private trade to the ne«- .filiation. Meanwhile the co-operatives merit reasonable opportunity nnd assistance to try-out (heir worth to agriculture. —Christian Science Monitor. riLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS One of the defects of our political system Is that v,c have provided no place for- the ex- nrcsldciifs. Invaluable as llieir advice might and would be, -(here Is no way to utilize It. —Senator Copelaml, New York. * * * No racket has yet been discovered that did not present Itself as having .1 worthy economic or social purpose. —Gordon L; Hosteller, executive director, Employers' Association of Chicago. * * * It Is iiol ihe function of the mayor's office to attend burlesque shows. —Mayor Joseph V. McKcc of New York City. * * * Never hns world public opinion been so strongly In favor of disarmament as li is today. Now is the time to make it effective In Us pressure upon the governments ot the countries represented In (he general disarmament conference. —Mary E. Woollcy, president Mount Holyokc College. * » » I am stubborn nnd 1 like to travel. —cov. Franklin D. Roosevelt. SIDE GLANCES Qeorge Clark "I know Rupert is an uwful bore, but you must visit us often at our estate, after we return from" our honeymoon." Science Needs Help of Public in Fight to End Tuberculosis By DR. MORRIS FISIIBE1X Editor, Journal of the American Medical AHOclaUon, and of lly- ftl», the Health M»fmine The mechanical methods of treating tuberculosis are, ol course, aided by the use of suitable prepara- .ions for inducing rest, a^ well us by attempts to attack the germ and ts effects with drugs, in the same ray that 8rsph:nnmine attacks the germs of syphilis or that diphtheria anil-toxin attacks the poisons of that disease. Out of this tync of research came such preparations-as sauoc- ryshi, the gold cure; cyancuprol, tlie coiiper cyanourate-potai<luni cynnlde cure; nnd the biologic, preparations known as the Dreyer antigen, the Spahlinger vaccine and the Cnlineltc inoculations or B. C. G..Some of these already have been abandoned; ihc : value of the others Is doubtful, or at best un-l established. With every discovery In the field of science, medicine lias gained. The development of the microscope, of artificial ultraviolet rays, of tho X-ray, of various drugs and an;s- j (hetlcs,- has come in fields tbrre- j timi, Inled with medicine and hns been , lli> v applied to the benefit of the: hu-1 »;',„ man being. It is finite conceivable Ibat progress in the control ol tuberculosis may deiwncl not only on c I is coteries made in the field of medicine as such, but also on discoveries made in ollied fields. Tlie chemists, tlie -physicists, the bnclrrlologisU, the workers In the field of plant and animal husbandry are all engaged in research which may. in the end. load to the type of dramatic control of tuber- culosrs that has been mentioned, in the meantime, there is plenty for idle hands lo do. perhaps Hie prevention of diseose In the Individual has bsen and must continue to be the work of tl)e Individual phy^'ciar^ T3ie prevention of disease In the community must be the work of the public health officer and the social service worker. No doubt, the best results will be accomplished.in perorating into the unexplored regions of tuberculosis, and . in lowering still further tbe mortality rates by intelligent and sympathetic co-operation of these three professions. No small part of their labors will be the education of ah uninformed public as to the part that it must play in .securing the desired result. ' PEK8HING SCORES On Sept. 26, 1818, Yankee trcops of General fcrshlng's first army scored a major victory. Under cover of n : heavy artillery fire, the Americans' smashed their way forward for seven mites along front of 20 miles, extending from the Meuse westward through the Argonnc forse.t During the rout of German troops more than 5000 prisoners and 20 large guns were taken. In the sinking of the American steamship Tampa, olf the English coasl, 118 men ircre lost. In Asia Minor British troops advanced to tlw sea of Galileo' and captured Tiverias, Bcmakh and Amman, False Fire Alarm Awakens City Residents MANITOU, Col. (UPI—Residents of Manitou j>i!ecl from their beds and gazed skyward qxpecllng to sec the reflection of s«:r.u tremendous fire. The fire siren had been screnm- Ing its warning for more than 10 minutes. But the cause of it all was a '"fee alarm, which started the siren screaming, and then a break iu llic siren control irliicli prevented it from being turned off. The local power company finally solved the problem by shutting ofl the power supply to the siren. -THIS CURIOUS WORLD - POUND VWS OfiJGlNALLV THE 7680 GRAINS OFVJHEA " fAKEN FROM THE /KIDDIE OfTH t EAR AK» WIU OSEO. 'WERE e* THB se^s^E'wAfT^'fera FOR fTARS THEY HON6 INTHE SPWERS Of COL06NE CATHEDRAL, Bo WHEN me WORLD W*R5w£ THEY WERE ASAIM MADE INTO CANNON. At! OUT 30,000 CUBiCM/JLES of RAINWATER: RUU UPON THE (.ANO •SURFACES' OF THE EARTH ANNUALLY. Centenarian Cast Regular Primary Ballot BOULDER, Col. (UP) —Boulder county's 93-year-old, resident cast his regular primary ballot in the recent Colorado primary. When Sam Jackson appeared at the registration counter to be sure he was "in order" for the primary, he gave his age as 99 years, seven months. Jackson said he voted for Prest- The Old English Pound got Its "pondus," meaning a weight. From tho use of wheat, ing a pound, came Die ivord "grain," the small division "of~th= name from tiie Latin word In measur- pound. weight. Henry V1I1 made the avoirdupois pound the unit ot It contained 10 ounces, or 7000 grains. In 1758 a piece of brass of suitable size was declared by Parliament to weigh a pound. Later, a piece of platinum was substituted for the brass, and the English pound weight is still this platinum standard pound. CHURCH EXCUSES BY GEORGE W. BAU1IAM dent Abraham Lincoln, but just couldn't remember whom he voted for when he cast his first ballot. Parrot Establishes Residence , BISMARCK, N. D. (UP)-A cu rioslty on Oapiiol Hill today is a lone parrot which has built a nest In one of the trees and, according to witnesses, intends to stay there. Where "Polly" came from Is not known. Read Courier News Want Ails. Dear Aunt: I am so glad you fire planning on visiting us. I can hardly ivait for the day. I have so many things thought up for us to do and 1 must have a party for you and it will not be like the church parties we uted to have when I lived therj. Yon will enjoy a change, we will sort of bust loose as no one here will know you and the church crowd here doesn't know me. I think it does one good to 'get away frem home: Ol course, we won't dare go too strong ihoi;gh v:>u be- tip some o that we a Ihe one 1 the pastor reasonable the one Mi one feel re e.v. You re I must hn know now u'e did no' before bo! promised te. in clu happens. •on fixed that time just a v/ee bit xm- j remember U - «"as one Mrs. Dtwnlng thought made ling out. I what the trouble let it stand long cno::*i ling it up. Well, we hV;e By Williams ^N 1 K.VOW WHV VOO A5K£D\ ME TO CALL HIM INTO THE 1 KITCHEN , VOUNG LADV ( \ TRICkV STUFF, HUM ? WELL 1 ME GOT THAT EASV CHWR \ FIRST AND HE CAN KEEP IT- 'CftUSE VDU'PE COMIN' INTO / THE KITCHEN VOURSELF HELP ME WITH THC DISHES. BURNING - THE TABLES"-^ I rio not agree (hat the work of social service in this Reid has been » type of meddlesome snoplng leai- li'.K lo h'tlle or no result. There, are still v.ist numbers of our population who have not been educated as lo tbe necessity of the control of disease in its curlljst stages. There arc still mothers who soml their sick children to public schools, where lh:y spread disease ivcr .tr.e fictions cf the indi- oiagfiosis. ihe treatment and BEGIN HF'RK TODAY STAN BAI.I,. aa .ifsr.t for <•«(i! lnlere»1«. Jure. ASPER DKI.O i Ma •Nice. Asper i« arcmed of Illlnri men uml to check hhi mlic-rfce; actliltfea at Three l»vr». Brill a»nounc«a ke ft nhl» B n |»"onnl .keck. Del. ilCI pennnnllr .ce tkat we dnea not make tke check. n r=frl /font ktdNMpery. She pruvem til he IirtXA DKI.O. A>pcf» /aush- ler,° \Vkca Slaa learn* brr Dame Jio icH* tier he l» ST.IXLEY 1H..ICK una •![•• ann». lllilll.KV WINTF.US. In l.,e «1IU ]>on,7, agreea to yo n, Thrre liunn RAM nltk htm nnd at a little raarh place on the nmr JlULlley nutM a plnn of narrlaB-* to I)»n.i, hnrlnir >he wl- take thl» lunn ut netting Aancr l>elo 1» return. She aareea aal Void, haek -rlirn Sin. Ball, on hl» war t* Ttirre Hlven, .trpa owt ot Ihe nljiht an* kliie. her. At Three River. «hej Kte< XWHHGI.V. A.per 1 , tlaihcr bo», nnt! he MT* ke 1« rsatlr to kill !>:•-]I, that Hall «kot a ramcer. l>(i«n. deeUri to 7-l«c !• ihe hurtt for Uall. 5h« mtcheji • ka< knrxe nnd hni in trj to ride klat to kcoti ur hrr ptltlr. l>nn.i rJdM tfce ronn. Snrrrgfa tclln her Bhc Mnxl nut ride \rilh- <iut n KU.irrt n« llnll IN n kll>r nnil Is nl l:irj;r. Slie «»p« a.var n nil ride, tuivnril |» n ,, frcrk iv.iere .Ve ha» Ijppn tolrt not to Rf. Dwna «rr« her fniher nm- lj:i^hert n:id ihot by a riclcr on B sun- <:» o.v IVITH THE STOHY CIlAl'TIiU XI Modern Mining Methods Return Boom to City CRIPPLE CREEK. Col. (UP) — Gold—the elusive metal which brcusht crvilizitoi'to Colorado in IW-^stlll exists in l!ir hills. Producllin ol gold from Ihe Crip- p.c Creek aica In the eight months ending August 31. amounted to $1.1,110. a repart from the smelters A lotal of 215,100 Ions ot o-e whtcli averajcd 7.38- a ten In gold was handled during t'rat lime, th; report stated, in August of'this year alone. $216.700 in g0 M was produced from the Cripple Creek Once Cripple Creek Wii one of the largest B oH camps In the west tor a time there was little activity ;== i S' b "'.,^" !li - "'«'".»* of prof- extruding gold f r om low ore have been perfected and Cripple Creek has witnessed a row AMBRI^'p.™, 1 ^ 0 , l^to- i^nd'"...^.^".'^! 1 ": her nger ivas sure Ibat ber father could not live through the cin'll of a mountain ulgbt. lie needed (ho allciilion of tbo camp (lector at oucc. "This Is a bell o< a mess!" A cold voice broke Ihe silliness. I)3na lookcil up ami saw Swcrgiu hfiulliig over lier. She leapcil to ber feet and could have thrown herself inlo bis arms In spile of bis scowl, sr> glad was she to see him. Tears of joy choked ber and sho could not speak. Swcrgin c-samined Asrcr with rousli bands. He snmlcil am] straightened up. "Got to get Mm in at once! Ball Is a rotten sbot.' Swergln hnJ caught tbo ronn and trailed him back to tlie sceuo of tli shooting. "I'm so gild you came. You knew ! Pad left for rass Creek Canyon?" Dona's worrls tumbled out. Swergln had gathered Asper up and was placing him across his saddle. Ho glared at Dona. "1 knew you were both fools enough to| ccme." he snapped. "But you don't do It again or you can stay out all ulsbt!" way to'Tbrco Ittver* and thef h»4' :o go even slower, with Laking tlieir own head. Finally : tlic Uglils of flio camp winked tlirougli the black wall ahead and Dona spurred tlie. roan to a gallop. Tlio horsahad l«corae very docile after Ms fright. She, wanted to get the, doctor and have him ready as soon as her father arrived. Dudley wns pacing up and down before tho open lircplace in the. big room at headquarters, \yiicn Dona entered ho leaped toward her and gripped her shoulders. "Where under heaven hara you bcenl" lie fairly Bhoutca. "Quick, Iho lioelorj Dad's 6ccn shot," cbo panlcd. Dudley did not stop to ask questions but dashed away wlillo Dona arranged her father's bod. Sivergin carried Aspcr up the stops and into tho room. Tho heavy burden seemed only a trlflo to the timber lioss. Ttio doctor cams bustling Iu with liia black caso and took cliarge. lie halted long enough Iu Ms csaralua- Uou to luofe at Dona and then to order Dudley, who stood with an arm around lior, to tako lier from tho room. "Giro her wlilsky or black coffee and have her vlicro I can call liar. She should, llo down." Tho doctor turned again to his patient ami did not give tho pair another glance. • * • TJUDI.EY forced Dona to come with him. Ha took her to her room and produced a flask frotn his pocket. .Dona wau able to swallow only a gulp of tho linuor hut its fire sootlictl lier. Dudley Insisted that sho should lie down and sat besldo ber holding ber hand. "Honey, I lovo you," lie whispered. Dona stirred aud looked at him dry-eyed. "I'm taking you out ot hero Just as soon as your Datl can be moved!" he announced determinedly. A dark light flashed in the girl's I'luo eyes, "f'm not going until (hat man, Ball. Is drought In." Her lips want to have a hand ia running Bail down. J cdald shoot him myself!" The door bp.-ncd softly nnd (bo doctor thrust his head iuside. When 10 saw the pair ho entered. Dona leaped up and rau to meet liini. "flo is asleep ;ind lie lias a chance. Swcrgin got him in just in .ime. Dad rap on tbo head to EO with tlio bullet wound." Ho looked at Doua critically aud seemed to bo deciding; something-.' "Ho will mako It!." the girl wills- )ered fiercely, "You can nurse him?" tlie doctor put the questioiu briefly. l)ona nodded eagerly. "No hysteria. No foolishness. Just do as "i tell you." The. doctor was not accustomed to ircalthy pa- tfents and gave liis orders bluntly. Dona listened carefully to all bo said. Slio was tagcr to go at once to her father's sido but tbo doctor shook his bead. "This is my Job tonight. You arc tlsbt and her lltllo came up. "\Vliat good can you do?" Dudley insisted scmly. "He, took a mean advantage of "' Do Dudley did not argue. There would bo plenty ot llmo for thru "Didn't he object?" Dona smiled. Dudley answered with a Iran to grin. "That bird, Jlalloy, down at tho corral says you took all tlio fight out ot him." Dona leaned down over tbo parclt rail and patted tho roau. "Don't ever try to shoot while, you're rid- liiB 111 iu," slie warned. "I may do just thst." There was a determined, look in Dudley's eyes. "1'vo lieca practicing with a rifle." "You're, not going out, Dudley. I need you too badly." "Jioiv is your father?' 1 Dudley; asked evasively. "Xot worse?" " • » • TJON'A. shook her head. "D.id Is going to bo flue. He's already swearing vengeance, and that's a good sign." Slie gavo Dudley a red- lipped smile. "I just dou't want you to go ouL Ball knows every foot oC Folly Jlounlam and lie's net Diiia s(|uce;cii Dudley's baud and let him go witbout n word. * « « 'TUB next morning Asrier regained coiiEcioiifness' while Dona was at bis side, lie grinned as be recognized her ami spoke weakly. '•That cowmmchcr came near get- tliii; the old man." Dona patlei: bis baud. ",N'o talk- lug yet, D.ul. You'll bo fit as cvc.- in a few days, fho doctor says." "You can't kill a lumberjack witli one bullet," Asper grinned. "Who brought mo in?'' "Sworgin." IJoua tobl him with a smile, "t gucsd you were right about him. lie is a good wan and wo owe, him a lot." She did not tell him ,of ber part in tlio affair. Asper smiled nml closed bis eyes. In a few minutes ho was asleep and Dona tiptoed to the open window. Slie could sco Dudley ijowu at tbo corrals. Ho was ridius ber roai; iiorse and slie could tele by (lie lift ot bis shoulders that bo was uroud of bis success. Dona slipped out on tbe. porch wbcro sliD was still within a few steps ot tbe sick room; rutting her fingers lo Ii9r lips In tbo manucr ot her pig-tali days sho whistled. Dud- •ey looked up and saw ber. Ho - - - . alter taer received news about the [waved and sent the roan galloping \VOUnf1Pil fiiati .._ .1 . ..i hvounded man. The trip to camp was a torture of The, mt] 0 doc* on the drcs'cr nnj.i«ty for Nona. Now that they l|.! ck .. d awa> . but Dona ai( , t k were rescued the was fearful_llui jlier eyes frcai the .lo.-: and tbe firm Up I "\Vh<?ro did you get my horsot" sue greclcil him. "Jurt borrowed him." A Icok of seel, "but you Jinvo >o bo careful." Dudley felt be bad made his oint ami roflo away with bis shoulders square. Doua watcbcd him cross tho clearing and enter tbo 5cusib growth beyontV Sbc v/as a ittlo worried about him and \vhca Swe/gin canio nrrmivl tlio corner >bo asked the timber boss to keep in cyo on Iiini. ."(Jot ioo laauy fools Ico3o around icrc. Takes all my linio kccpins hem from getting killed. Tl:o lossc will never round up ii:'.ll If I don't get out ami help tbem!" Swor- Rin's liniKor was no better than on bo previous night. Dona returned to her father's room and sat besiilo him until ha woke. Sbo brought him broth and an old newspaper to bii/i. Ho was f9cling better ami was cnscr lo try Ellllng up. It was latrt evening before bo fell asleep and sho was ablo lo slip away. Dona was very ttrctl. Sbo had missed Dudley's aid and licgan to wonder wbero bo was. On tho porch slic met Swcrgiu who was coming in to uia'st up a tiiiio sheet for bis possi\ "Havo you seen Jlr. \Vtnlera?'' she asked. "Malloy down at the corral says be basn't come In yet," Gwergln answered and wont on to his office. Dona sat down suddenly. Sho waa beginning to develop nerves. Dudley should have been back hours ago. Slie remembered tlio eveuls «f tho day before and fear gripped 1 heart. Had Dudley't tho sawir" at.