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PAGE FOUB THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS' JtOt COCKIER NXWS OO, PDBUSHEHa 0. ». BABCOCK, BUtor H. W. BUNKS* Advertising Hunger We National Advertising Representatives: .Utanut DtlUec, Ine, N«w York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Lculu, Dallas, Kansas City, Little fioek. . - f PuWtahed Every Afternoon Except Sunday. Entered u «econd CUBS matter at the post office at KythtitUe, Arkansas, under act' of Congrea October », 1917. Senea. t>y wie United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the clly of BlythevlUe, 16c per week or W.60 per year In advance." By mill within a radius o! 50 miles, $3.00 per year, |l£0 tor tlx months, ten for three months; oy mall in postal zones two to six, Inclusive, $6.50 per year, in zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. Elect By Direct Vote When Alfred E. Smith, in the new magazine which he edits, apponls for abolition of the antiquated electoral college and the election of presidents by a direct popular vote, he is simply calling for a qlinngc in our political system which is long overdue. The electoral college, 'it must be ro- mtmbered, was put into the C'onslitu- tion in the ;fivst place in order to take the election of 'a president ns far away from, the people as was possible in a democracy. The.electors were to deliberate ami vote as freely as the •U. S. senate; even today, legally, they could go directly counter to the wishes ;of the people who elected them. That function of the electoral college, however, has long since been forgotten. It is a rubber stamp and it serves no good purpose. Why not abolish .it and elect our presidents by a direct popular vote? It is hard to find a valid argument against it. Will History Repeat Itself , The big need of the world today seems to be the introduction into industry and commerce of some force ns far-reaching and profound in its effects as wns steam power when it was first brought into general.use. j No one who surveys the state of the world can fail to see the striking parallel which exists between these times and the distressed period that followed the close of the Napoleonic •wars. Then, as now, all of the world's leading nations were trying to recover from a prolonged and expensive war. Man-power had been cut down at an appalling rate; government debts had soared almost to astronomical figures; trade was stagnant and every land had hordes of jobless men; British mobs surged through London streets, exactly as they have been doing this fall, breaking windows and fighting with the police. There seemed tq be no way out. A thoughtful- Englishman of those days could have been excused for believing that the collapse of civilization was at hand. But it wasn't. The age of steam power was just dawning. An entirely new force was projected into 'industry and trade. Factory production was OUT OUR WAY enormously increased, new markets were found, new trade routes were opened—and presently, a sick and discouraged world found that business was better than ever before, that the debts which had seemed so alarming could be paid easily, that the hordes of unemployed could be put to work at higher wages than ever before. The world situation today is strikingly like that of the post-war era following Napoleon's exile to St. Helena; so much like it that if you read a description of those days by a contemporary writer you will find it hard to r believe that you arc not reading something written in 1932. Hut what new force can we look to for salvation? Arc we on the verge of introducing into our economy something as upsetting and revitalising as steam power proved to be a century ago? Any genius who can inject such a factor into the tangled world cqim- tion today can expect to receive the ardent thanks of every nation on earth. , —Bruce Catton. "Dixie Most southerners believe that tlie name "Dixie" was Inspired by the sons. The southern section of the United stales derived Us nickname us most nicknames are Cushioned, by chance. When the word "Dixie" is mentioned we think of that part of Die country made famous by- sentimental traditions, where hot blood courses through the veins of "southern gentlemen," where the skies aic blue, and life Is casual. But none of these things Inspired ihc nickname. Money gave the South ita nickname. Ten dollar bank notes were the principal bills issued by a bank In New Orleans before the war. Tliey v/ere engraved la English on one side and French an the other. On one side was printed "Dlx," which menus ten In French. Southerners were not familiar with the pronunciation so they called them "Dixies" and Louisiana became to be known ns the "Land of Dixies" or "Dixie Land." This inspired Dan Einmett to compose n sons entitled ."Dixie Laud" for a minstrel. Since that time the Mississippi valley tins been known as "Dixie Land" or "Dixie." —Pine Bluff Commercial. The first thins to remember is that even a nut has a vote. They mean well, and I am always perfectly polite. —John P. Killeen, who guards the Democratic National Committee against cranks. * * + I won't say anything about salaries. Let your conscience be your guide. —Mrs.' Lucille Zim- mcr, taxpayer, nsklnj.-.-Nc\v York City's Board of Estimates to reduce" expenses. * * - * My way of going • is lovely. —Elizabeth M. TrivcU, In note she wrote before leaping to rtci.th from the George Washington Bridge over the Hudson river. * * * Hunger and distress know no class distinction, whether of color, creed or service, in the armed forces of the United Slates. Who Is willing to assert that the hungry veteran Is entitled to preferment over his equally hungry civilian neightor? —Donald A. Hobart, N. Y. leader of veterans opposed to the bonus. » * * Labor has always responded lo the cry of the unfortunate, and it, must not fall them now. Each local community must meet and discharge i:s responsibilities. —William Green, president of the American Federation of Labor. By Williams Disease Germs Find Many Ways of Entering Body for Attack mr Dit. MORRIS Editor, Journal of (he BLYTHEVILLE, SIDE GLANCES By George Clark U. S. TAKES SE.N'AV Cn Nov. 4, 1018, American troops captured Senay in llieli- advance on Sedan. A British offensive be- uveen the Scheldt and Ihe Oije- S.iinbie canal took 10,000 prisoners und 200 gun. 1 ;. Germany sent a note to the United Stales protesting agaliul Allied plane raids on German cities, p.ud announced that she had been limiting her bombing operations since Get. 1. 'i.'.'e United States formally recognized the Polish army ns nu'.on-) onions and an ally. War Vnt to Circle World on Bicycle INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — Mickey Flyiin, world War veteran, chained and handcuffed lo his bicycle, passed through here recently on Uis world tour. Flynn is reported to hav;.' cov- rrcd 92,009 miles since June c, 1TO, when he left phoenix, Ariz., on .1 proposed 12-year tour of the world. He is accompanied by his dot'. Pnl. The chain v/hicl) connects Flvim , with the "bike" Is 12 feet long, | permitting him to move about when dismounted. CHURCH EXCUSES BX GEOKGE W. BARIUM my neighbor- [ cate every hypocrite 1 sec EO much in hood lhat a man of my know- mv , nn in ,„.., ledge and ability could do. Take 1 '"> S °" " '"*. ' lhc azlcst for instance, the ; from i" It. I loldl lllre <l man that! '" Uw world? *ui u::>i.Liii-t, LI.C; i;iiurcilC5, 110111 a ' ll - \vlint I can find out they are all in' and eallcd llieii- attention need of someone (o direct tlie I way I handled just such „. various aclivillcs of each one. | tion in the church I had When 1 so the way they manage I of so long. To locale a in tilings, it's all I can do to keep' In a church is as simp'e as from walking right in and telling ing water or minerals with thru) ivliat they need. There is one old fashloiwcl diving ron of Diem that has a lot of hypo- i course, this fellow not only ', tntcs in it, or al ba.st one of the ' plained of the hypocrites Ivv inembcis^vlio had lately quit told : complained of !h- way they w -, r( , me so; and if I could spend one continually askinc for monev" i Sunday In that church l could lo- j also have a rem?<iy for that evil. Rids Prepared on New Cruiser for United States CAMDEN, N. J. (UP)-The New York Shipbuilding Company will present bids to the Navy Department on Dec. 14 for construction of a new 10,OOD ton cruiser, officials said. . ' Construction WOITC on the new ship «•:!! take three years uiul give employment to ahout GOO men. Old Chinese Icokcd on comets as nbassadui's journeying from ens celestial reyion to another, and they kept accurate records of them. Melon Hid Saws for Inmates e< Jail TAHOKA, Tex. CUP) — When Sheriff B. L. Parker found in his office a large watermelon marked"For the boys In the jail" he obligingly took it to liis • prisoners. More than lhat, iic volunteered to cut it for them-but then he wouldn't let "the boys" eat it. Fori[ slicing revealed iw 0 win steel:) saws inside. A solution of bicarbonate of will make an excellent white ink/' Courier News Waot AL'S p»y. "They must have been hit hard. She can't afford to have a nervous breakdown this your. Beach Owner Begs to Be Cussed , lies in the lungs and American j pneumonia, but which alto may resort, ns well as Medical Association, and of Ity- gcta, the Health Magaiin e Germs can get into the body in all sorts of ways, with food and water, by inhaling, throush >peu wounds on the skin, by the )lte of an insect as occurs with iiosquitces in malaria anrl yellow fever, ticks in Texas fever r fieas In plague, and: tsetse files In-African- sleeping sickness. '. '• Obviously,-. when tte means by which the germs gel into the bo;ly arc understood, scicntinc mcdicitio develops methods for keeping lh:-m out. When the means arc not understood, as occurs for Instance in: mere is tuner infantile paralysis, prevention )sj Joints, of (h« difficult. . ' Sometimes the germs produce disease by' developing a poison, •hich Li then absorbed by the body and, after absorption, acts on the nerves or the musc!os or the Wood vessels. Sometimes the serins themselves gradually break up anci the products of their dlslnti'sva- tion arc poisonous. Sometimes clumps of germs fionl around in the blood nnd cause d.?nth by developing in overwhelming numbers in the blood. On other occasions the Reims may attack certain organs o! tho body and so injure these organs that deal!) ensues. » • n It has been said that the germs like to pick out certain (ilaccs In which to live under the conditions which si'it them best. This h:\ppcns, for Instance, with a jjerni called the pneumocciis, which set- infect the eye or the spine. It occurs with the eenns of meningitis, which practically always settle on the coverings of the spinal cord and of the brain, (he typhoid germ which settles in the intestines, lhc germs of lockjaw and of hydrophobia ant! of epidemic encephalitis which attack tiie nervous system. On Ihc other hand, there are iome germs, like thoso of tuberculosis, which may nffcct any tissue in the human body although preferably entering by way of tho lungs. There is tuberculosis of bones, of eye, and of tl:e nervous system. The organism that ?aiues syphilis actually attacks ev- :-ry organ and tissue in the human body. SAN BENITO. Tex. <UP)-"Cuss Me; My Hide';: Tough." reads a. sign erected by Col. Sam A. Robertson, collector nt she toil brirtire leading to !hc dazes island bathing beacli near here. I The sign bears a farther message exhorting patrons not }<i "rail" fo beach employes atom the produces j 25 cent toll charge. The bathing - HID loll - bridge, is owned by Robertson. During bathing seasons it attiacts several thousand persons each week. Children Still Read Modern Indian Tales INDIANAPOLIS (UD—TaU'S Of Indian lore still are the major attraction in children's librnrh'-. but the stories have been shorn of tlieir bloody battles and Hisnhiuvk welling; according lo Rttpn<l.i:it$ in the James Whltcoinb Rl'.cv room of the city library. hfodern children have rot lost their ancestor's love foi \;\\, s o f primitive tribes, ntlonilni::, but nowadays they are .v.c; present-day Indians. The are about adventures ol modern Indian children. i ^ jijj] As support of ihrir rc:Hnition, H was pointed out that '.;IM year the story of a lllllo Navap Indian boy "Waterless Mountain." won the Ncwbuiy prize as iht outstanding children's book, j; \ v as written by Laura Adams Armor. say, s ot 'orics Po?ar Bears Murder Lone Black Eea'r MILWAUKEE (UP)—Two polar bears systonmiically drowned a black bear after he fell into n pool at the Washington Park zoo here. First one of the polars seized tbe intruder and pulled him under water. Then tbe second ixjlar bear repeated th e process. This ducking was continued until the black bear was dead. Other bears gathered aroumi the p'ool and grabbed at j the carcass as the [iblar bears pulled it from the water. FOR ARKANSAS VOTERS We Have A Program of Rehabilitation! Lot! by Judge J. O. Llvcsay, and supported by such able men as John \v. White of Russellville, for U. S. Senate, and Sam ir. Clark of Conway for Attorney definiie program of progress and Die strongest slate ticket In its- history. Regardless of party affiliation, we invite you tu cast your vole on November 8 for these men—and good government. Initiated Act No. 2 Needs your Support It will end long delays in election returns, it will facilitate balloting, n;id it will insure honest, fair elections. J. O. Liv'esiy" Candidate Cor Governor Republican State Campaign Comm. H. G. I'tigh, Director, Little Rock. i:t-:ii!K llt:tii: TODAY STA.% HAM. m'l-nxo ASI>K» DKi.D.-diuhrr klo^. i>r liai-lns nifii *liui *Um try In rjirrlt nil nn III." ncilvhfe*. llnll ».» * Itv ts uinklnK n i-lirrk, Ucln Briv* i lc , v j]] nrc CirrxrnnNj- f[tn( t:r <lncs ant. C.'|inn IrntliiK ITic uKirv Dull rrKnif.n IID.VA. Drio'* iluu-lilvr, (rum lifd- nniii-rn. lie It-Efn l:rr [I|K n;ir.ip ts ST,lSI,l-:v IlI.ACIi rin.l «l!|i» niinr. IH;DI.MV wi.vri:ns. in ir.vc nith Ddiin, yinr.s ntth ;irt ttt -riirrff Ilivrrs In jcrr Ijcr raster ro plvc Hi" Ilie (l^hl *^it!i M-ill. !)[iillry Bi-t» n m^rrl^Ki- rcrtillc-nfc filllil mil. tlllivli In- liii|H's In use. ll:il! fji nct-iisrd nr klllhi^r :j r;inxcr nna Intt-r uf \rniindfiLS E!p|o rrniu ;mi- lniKb. In order 10 err in-lu (o Ir.Tir. IJorin *. r :ou* dlr.-i ;.':(« rcrllf)- r.-iii- m:il !«• llilnk^ :h r ...... arrlril. I!I>:L:I Is. i-:i|>H:i|.i| l,j i; ; ,]] ul-lle ntrplHltlln;; fn sln:til htm tnkrn Hi Ml r::\f hlilro;]! <:i,\. I!rt(r« tirnlir>- li,,v IJCT null r.nnlitrr* 1:^11 fi Ihr rnumry. llnn:i rid.-. ll.ill In in Ijnrli llnll, lull nil fen, him. site n^ lu ti-nic llrr . On (« lit-r n.-if (i:tc?< IUT Froni urnlrr lior. S^v^.^KlIl i;i:nics niton Iirr nnil Inkc^t tivr In. lUill is riliinl'cu. .IfAI.I.OV, IJnll'M Irlmil, !-.t-nr* llii.1 ntnl titles lo !>r!t>K l)lm hr.t-k, llnll rptntni* nnd r.trvs llpln r.lnnu. i:p naj* hf c.-rn\c In Kill Si\i-t;lr. nnd ndil?fr» Ilrln Co co ar.J rliri-li up en lT:r litm. llrTn • (H-s IliU nnd diii!* S\vrvuln Mrnl- Ins Hinticr. lie Jm, ilrrxvvd ns n Cim-iior. IITtp Hnll. Axprr Is f.ip- inrcil liy S*\ct.[;ln nnd imiirKnnril in n lie* finnr r.nfi (Jinl III(lie c.ililn. wnrlir:! Ills srfllnp Tire (Answers en . MONTGOMERY finished tbe cigaret Stan »|) .1 few tilings over at Blind flivnr. We might nqt be hack this . again—thai 13, not after we get through wild the job wa have lo do." Stnn raised In his saddle for one last look over tho valley below. When he re-cnlcred the valley lhat afternoon ho meant to execute a niissioii nnd leave swiftly. Xow ho could drink In llio familiar TOIIC vvHhoiit hurry. Ills eyes traveled down to where Ihe timber camp lay and a dreamy look dime into them. A swirling spiral ot smoke caught Ball's eye. It was rising from above the o|ii;:icilo ridge. Stan, always a ; from tlio Mack mare he il the cabin. Lous tongues of dame licked upward around the walls. Stan shielded his faco with his arm ana pluugcd ahead. Ho was forced to retreat whea^O feet from tlio door, li bis hands smarting. Ho ran around tbe caMn and ap kr.ew to keen spreading am] Asper. But Ilia work was futile. The old man would have to ride la — ....... -« *- »^^v i. urn lis dollies smoking and alul Eet uol!) '' t'* 1 ' w;| s tbe onlj sm^rtino- wa y a "lisastcr could bo averted, -,, Lu unvusij urn faiuoKo. stopping jiraaclicu from tho unburncil side, where bo had left Asper he lookei A dash brought him cbso to Ihe arouml, theu his lips [lulled Inlo a wall ami he slid along in tts shelter sfr.iiglit Hue. The Umber mau was until ho could reach around Into sono! inside. The room \vas dense with smoke and spurts of llnmc shot between logs. Tlio beat \vas intense as good woodsman, nolcd tli.it the lire. t-'lnn took in tbe scene. The pile of was more than a camper's cooidu blnzc. "Sonic fool tenderfoot hr.s let his caiii|i!irc got into the spruce," Stan • id to the mare. The pi:iol;e Increased In volume- while; St,i:i v.-atcheil it. Ordinarily t ho would have ridden straight tot,, lhc siiot and tried to put the lirc^S N cut but now lie was not free lo go j to him (roia Ihe clothes Swergiu had IcTt in '•tiller ot Hie room nltrnctcil [irst. He pawed thora over and !ricd lo lool; around the room. There was no sound, and ho called Only llio crackliug loudly Iwico. fianios onswci beat low and whirled to- _ „-,. "'•"- r(1 U'o door, flc could slay no whore lie wanted. Olhcrs would see! [°"£ c r. As he leaped a groan came west wall. Whirl- across tlio room and Stan . vcrv ; '"=' 1:c snnin. 1 his oulsirclched bauds touched a Iho ERiulic ami would go. mi:scd .1 lime longer. II wn. ._,.. , early arid the tiro might sweep into! (ho hc.iv>- timber and eprc.irl beyond control before anyone saw it. With .1 grim smite, he sent the ark po'inding down Iho slope Ini 0 "~* *" llllj '• iiir »^ '* ">i^u, llio iIlrocKnn .,( Ihe lire. This 1 \v:is " WIli PP c(i out his saddle knife ... _'" .1t!fl tlntllilrl Illn PAnn cnsaiplci) figure. Slau grasped the j man arouml the sbonhlers and tried lift him. Tha limp torm was 'asl lo lhc wall. Like a flash. dirocUot '» line wjjb lhc foolish Ihjnss he w.is UECil to lining. Ho would likely have to do sonic fast work lo keep from liclug ra 11(11 red after ho had flainpcil out the blaze, If he could ilo Ihal. H 1 !!! 1 ^ trail ncross Hie valley and up Ilio f.ir slope w.is rough nticl ^tan had no tlcsiro to have it'.-o m.iro twist a log. so he held her in :':irt look tho run -at an en?y lope. Tlu-y struc'i; Ihe Pass Creek trail NOW on n\ WITH THI: sTinii 1 CflAt'TIilt XLV CTAN RAI.I. Fat on h!s horse and "" Inokcil down over the slopes of Folly iMounl.iiii. II was cood to be back^ after lighittii; tho dcsm. Thoi,' a S^.K.'rJBps-JS =«,"JS a s»v« ;= s irjrus ss «r ,s,i: lighted .mother cigaret. ii,, s Umber. Stan burst Into -' , , and slashed tlie rope. The return to salc-ty was a.mart scramble and Stan suffered an as- ciiy of lie;it and choking fumes, flc ^tncgercil out into the clearing with Ills burden and laid It In the grass then sat down to choke and cough (ho smoko from his lungs. \Vh»i he was able to see o&iiii and h"<J recovered his breath ho bent ovci illie m,-in he had rescued. I Turning him over. SUn slared at the blue and clinked features. "As thundered along for a couple i"cr Uelo!" bo iniittrrcd in astonish" " '" ":ent. Then ho wciil at Ihe work ol restoring the old man wllh grim Tlie sun h.il juf.l shoved clear ot a fringe ot high limber nnd . clearing that surrounded Swcrgln's hidden cabin to nnd Ihe walla ' e n en can o n e waa o hung like a radl.int shield above the two sltlos ablaze. ' He pulled up a°!i ] forest. Plnn nntl/Ml l>in nir^v «f I.;.. ! 1:1.- ^ o-.i. i.i- « vn l nn .t - ---- . . ' P5 , n ,n. " S1U "° n v,u Lis blls ' forest. black mare. "I.mks t<w peaceful, too big, (o b:> bolbcred .ibunl a few men shoot- Ing one r.nolhcr," ho mused. Tho r.i=i-o shook bcr head Impa- - tiently and her nostrils moved witb lhc nccX ot his like a flash hl3 trained eyes iu (he sltualloti. "Jlecn set." lie snapped. Tho black maro pawed imp.,. Ucr.lly and swung around. "If you can mako II I'll iry to . cross tho clearing." Stau grinned •lhoron«*shi; ta soS e , MU »» l ^ ^ '° » M Sl ™ ^»* *>* »™'™'' i hero mtgtit DO so.iicone inslds. 'wanted to tell him smnmiii,,,. h,,, ,vMrW ,„* ..,„, Stan a thought that bul smoke that ts could ff« laj t*ci Md let Ills ' lungs pump llieaiselrea clear. Stan tried every trick tbat he tLo Uames from tben relumed 10 • , lie ran around tie cabin and duck:d tlirougb tlie smoke. Stopping gel a gang ot men here while I iglit this Qro." Tossing aside a jrccu hough ho had been using to beat out grass llai;;s, 3;au -^lislleiJ to his mare. He might as well tnnka a run for it before he had to u&» gun to get away. He had a'foot In tho stlrius when a husky voice halted him, "Jusl a mtniitc, Ball." Stan whirled to sec Aspcr rt "ing through ii.E sOTokc Cowai him. "I had to get a swallow ot waier to talk." Asper held out * grimed haml. Stan (ool; 11 without hesitation and his old grii , burst ( | lrollgi , (no aslics and sooty patches on lilt checks. "I've hcc-n a fool but I know, i cveryllilns now." Aspcr'a voice was • only a rasping whisper. : "This was noio o[ Swcrgln's | work?" si nn W(1VO( , , owarrt ,| I9 : mass ol flames Ihal marked Ihe cabin. "CaugU nio on Uic way down to l'a=3 Creek." Aspc-r's oyea blazcl from sooly hollows. "You boiler get down nnd glr« nn alarm," gtnn suggcsle'S. "I'll take you bchtml llio saddle to th» edge of tho clearing." A SPKft caught Slar.'a srm ftTiil lijj " eyes glowed. "I'll slay here, i'ou go down. Swergln made a threat to go to tho camp and to t.ikc Dona or lo sco her." Atper's voice wavered, "tlo wouldn't"dara do a thing llko Mint Kith all Ihs men there, but, 1 nisli j- oll 'd r |[Ja In. 11 you will lake those chances. I'll stay and fight Hits lire und keen It in lhc clearing." - j .« Stan bent forward. |[| s f ace W3 gi' cut back some of Hie b:iisb around black with anger moro than wlfii-T Una cabin so that Iho lire will nol smoke and ashes. 'T|| r |(] 0 \ n ; Ls 7 grilled between hl 9 iccth. Tossing vhtrlcd and to Aspcr, I black mar*

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