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PAGE FOUR THE BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS C, R, BADCOCK, Editor H. W. HAINE3. Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Deuolt, St. Louis, Dallas. Kansas City, Memphis Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered us second class matter at the |:ost oflici at Blythevltlo, Ar,• kansas, under acl of Congress, October 8, 1017. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in lire City of Ulythcvlllc, I5c per week, or 50.50 per year. In advance. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, SD.OU per .year, SI.50 for six months, 85c Jor three inanllis; by mvll In postal zones two (o six, Inclusive, 56.50 per year; in zones seven and elelil, $10.00 per year, payable in advance. Restore Confidence to All and Recovery is Assured Once inuix! the doclor.s have galli- crcci by the Iwlsido, and this time their prescription ! scoms lei be that nature must 'be allowed to t:il<u - it.s counc. Specialist U'diiai'il i>. A.vres, the Cleveland Trust Co.'.s famous statistician, reports bluntly: "\Vo have enormous shortages of goods and buildings needing to be niitde up, millions of idle workers ' CHKOI- for jobs, and billions of unused credit seeking employment. "Always heretofore (but combination has; produced prosperity. This lime lhu bnrrim- blocking the way arc of our own mukiiiK. They are not natural ecoiwinie barriers, but artificial political ones. The ([iiestion is whether we as a nation lutve fliu sliimina of character to remove them." » * v Simultaneously, President Ali'rcd P. Sloan, Jr., of Oejiei';il Motors, remarks that the. NHA is nothing but a scheme of "poverty for all," and that the country is turning away from a belief in regimentation to a now om- lidi'iKx 1 in the 'old pioneer virtues; and he contimtes: "lien are becoming increiisiugly aware that the .strongest iiislnimciiUil- ity of revival and reconstruction is the existing system of free enterprise." These remarks by Messrs: V Ay res and Sloan do not/Maim alone.' They are made against a background of similar statements by other industrialists and economists in recent weelw; and they indicate pretty clearly a widespread conviction on the part of business and industry that now is the psychological moment to begin a. great revival, if only people will keep their hands off the machinery. » * » And right at this point we encounter an odd thing—the cross-currents sels up by two opposing lacks of confidence. Business lacks confidence in the administration's willingness to keep its hands off and let the profit move have a fair swing, and John Citizen has not entirely regained his confidence in those great financial powers which must sUml (jack of «ny'busi- ness revival. Further-more, it is this second timor- (ARK.) COURIER NEWS OUT OUR WAY oiisum—horn of the memory of Instill and Wiifgin and J||tcjlicll and the others—which causes the administration to do those tilings which undermine I)u4ino»s's confidence. Need this create n permanent stalemate? Not at al], The ordinary win will bo perfectly willing to give business (he leeway it asks once lie is convinced that the game is going to be run in a fair .manner. The full restoration of his confidence is Uic important issue. Once that is done, the rest will follow in natural course. —Bruce Cation. In Support of Business The coming year ought to be a good one for advertising—and, by Unit token, it ought to be a good one for business generally. Donald H. Richberg, NUA chieftain, has indicated Hint the government will adopt no policy which would hamper advertising. Advertising costs will not be included in compilation of those basic prices on which the NRA framework rests. If a business man can increase his profits by an energetic and intelligent advertising campaign, the .spoils are 1'tu'rly his. H is. a truism that advertising is the oil which lubricates the business machine. I\l>. Kidiljcrg's position is an assurance that Uncle Sam will do nothing to cut off the lubrication. Tho result should be good profits for business men wise enough to take advantage of their advertising opportunities. ' THUHSDAY, DECEMBER' 27, ' ' Riding to Prosperity A new picture of improved economic conditions is given in figures just compiled by the Travelers Insiirancu Co. These figures show that automobile registration in the United Slates in IM't is running close to the all-time record, and that gasoline consumption in near (lie high mark of a few years "go. For the first time since 'l930, ear registrations are up—to belter thnn 25,000,000, a : 'gulit of approxi-" mutely 6 per cent over 19.33. Gaso' line consumption, also is up about, (3 per cunt, is the jirst gain in that field' since 1031. Incidentally, the increase in auto registrations shows a rise of not quite 5 per cent, in private passenger cars and of more than 0 per cent in commercial vehicles. All in all, this is pretty fair evidence that things iiro getting better. More people arc driving cars now than at any time in four years. Thai looks as if somebody had more money than he did have. Unless Hie business men of America have been alien-shocked l^lo nervous impotence. Uicre. ;iiuu conic a time when they will respond to spirit of that old admiral who ,<)i{nnlcd, iiuumn, jibe torpedoes! • Go ahead!" —Donald Richbcrij. . ANN ni)i.i.isTi:n, »,»ii, a »a -II, lireaku li*-r CBlcaKCmeat. lo TIJ.VV XIVKI.K, touim'rtlal »n- l»f, IJITUUBC of hlH drinking nnil K e. ii i- r Ii 1 IrrrHuanttlblllljr. 'I'lit fcUUit- liny I'Mltlt iilJ.MIALL, m-nltfcr untl urojiiljirnl, IciirjiN liuw VAI.HKIA UBKNKTT, bl« fliliiL-Cf. ]iii*f -deceived hit* /inj 1ellK.,lier cveD'lhlnff l« urcr b«- Aim inij Vefer, Ijolh brnrl-Jitfk nuil dlj<Illu«toiu'J, tueet uud iilv. • tUUIUQl Unlltlttl»|l)L.H9, Aon lu marry \vjicn reter "I've always found this .judge fairly intelligent.' THIS CURIOUS WORLD ?™ William r guson HOLDING A IOO-ROUND WEIGHT ABOVE YOUR. HEAD IS NOT V/OCK / WPRIO is DENNED PHVSICALLV AS FORCE, PRODUCES ^ c THROUGH SPACE." A'PABACHUTE WOULD BE ORTHLESS ON THE MOON, FOR .THERE: is NO ATMOSPHERE 6V JIM TUU-Y. WAS WRITTEN IN ONE PARAGRAPH OF / By Williams The moon, being about one-fourth U lc size of tl,= earth, is not large iiouRh lo.atlract an atmosphere. There is no air or walcr surrounrt- "ff.H and, since it Has no weather, nol ll,c slighted chanre ever akes place on its surface. ' XK.VT: What nine words ir.ike up one-fourth ,,f ,, m - conversation? Correct Posture Elfcclive in Preventing Deforraitiej 111'. 1)11. MOKUI.S F1SHBEIN IMilor, Journal of the American Medical Association, and of Hy- ccia, die' Health .ITapmnc A prominent specialist in clis- •ascs of the bones and joints lias ilwlbcd- 'the case of a girl 10 S'cavs old who siUfcrcd from pains '« her feet, and who finally bcyan lo use crutches because it hurl h« so much lo wall; When a careful study of this child was made, II was found Unit si,;. W n.s inclined to be fat, lhal unc leg .slight'i .sliorter than the olh- :r. dun she had knock knees and tnmi'd ankles, a certain amount «f curving in l, cr 6| , im .. uneven- new m the shouldm. and that "Me helu her head in u ]c wrong The trouble with l, C r ftei was iliparently Hie slightest ot her cht- llcullic.s and was most explainable oy tier ovcrvchjhl, H was. in tad ••••rely^i purl, of a cciicral tlis- Wcf, ditclotccl a cwnp'lck^uw- 'Clyif, which was really thlf unit inporlalil and serious of the con- fllllons (hat. troubled her. • H became po-ssjlilc. throuyh .i lc oi corrrcl-shoes, ftrarmlir nf th,. ec.Uo ho ld them in IhcV.t po- " lion, and siillably 'applied c.xn- «»«., lo • obUilu complete relief ™»»lu . (rouble \vtlU llic feel However, correclion of ;\ -i-ii'vc » l"t spine mid ol dMotKun'in ic Pelvis may vcquiic many months of cai-cful treatment. ktvi'ral ivcekM huni'tly. Then Fclrr I* palled htiiim heraufo at Ijujil- nr.i». -All or the Kcndnll family *-xcei»t I'otrr'v hUUr. UII.LICK.NT, etuuN Ami, At a H'«ek-entl parly Ann I* Ihrutni front > boric. Allboutih licr InlurJe* are mil • crtou* I'tltg U dcclilr alarmed, A tc»Y dny» Inter, whl-n Ann Ii convule.sclnif, Volerla couirB lo *« tier. VafecJn tellN Ann ilm( I'eler'a HratKirntlicr butt cul him off in hl» ttttltiiutc* (lint I'vler rcirrctd thv llelkvlus her love Jot Vein In lioiiclCM, Awn ruJis aiv.-iy. .VOW <!<> O.N U'l'l'll Till-; STOIIY CHAPTER XXXI "yOUil o(Iico Is calling, sir," the •^ maid said tiuilJly from tho door. "Something important, they said." 1'ctcr smiled grimly. Something Important! "Susan, I'm shutting this placo up for a while. I'll Bivo yon and Evans and ttoso each a month's salary lu advance." "i'es, sir." "Tell Evans to pack 'two large hags and send them to the club for inc." In the kltc-hcn the three servants conversed iu low tones. "It was like ho had gone crazy," Susan said. '"Ito stood lliero looking down at the letter, his hand shaking no iio could hardly hold It and his face as white as that Hour." "Would you havo believed it?" lioso shook her head. "Didn't know when she was well off—Mr. I'etcr so handsome and ricli and doting on her so." I'eter was wondering where Ann had gone. To Sarah's? To her former liouio in Urceiifleld! Then came the thought plunging tilin into torment. Slie bad gone 10 Tony's. The idea was like a thou-i sand devils destroying him. IE be illdu't nut it aside it would drive lilm mad. Ho must ;;ot aivay from this l>laco where Ann had been, whore he had been building lip hope nfter hoiio, where hia love had grown until notliine else seemed worth while In life. Haggard, wild-eyed, ho caught (lie elevator. Evans had brought bis car lo I ho front. Ho sot in, took Ibo wheel ,ind drove away from lawn. A luiK hour later he drovo up in front of tho homo ho had purchased as a surprise for Ann. lie had riot tho nurse into the secret and she had said Ann would nc strong enough today to drive out Ho bad pictured Ann's excited eyes, her rapturous exclamations. Perhaps after a while, he would the tiiao would ever come when he would bo willing for anyone else to own Ann's home. Ho bad planned it, oven to tho sm.tllest details, with tho thought ot her happiness and comfort. He. had pictured the soft, Imported rugs here, beautiful draperies, the furniture, things sbo had chosen. Iio went oul, shutting tho door, turning tlie key on his brokon tircain. • • • lY/pS. KENDAU, hail said lo Mil- liccnt, "This family has had en- tirely loo much uijdesirable publicity and something must be done." She was telling everyone sweet. t>'. "I'eler's wife has gone to visit her family. Sho was feeling BO let down after the accident and would bo a nlco lline to Sarah received llio same news, Sho had called Aim's apartment several times and the iihouc was not answered. Then she had called Pelcr'a cilice. The girl who an. swercd stated thai Mrs. I'eter Kendall was away. No, sbo didn't know when she would return to tho city. Something was wrong. Sarah decided. Ami Jiad, tiot mentioned going away ivheu £bo was wilb her a few days before. Even though she had looked a little pale from the accident, she liad seemed radiantly happy. Something not connected with her illness was behind tills -Valeria. Tony, or the Kendalls., Sarah decided lo write to Ann's aunt in Greenfield, thinking grimly, "It there's been dirty work I'll gel to llio bottom ot It if 1 can." Mrs. Kendall had called Valeria as soon as she heard tho news o! Ann's night. "Can you come over, dear? 1'vo something exciting to tell you. Something I think you will ho glad to hear." "Mr3. Kendall wants me to come over," Valeria told her aunt. "What la the world does she want'.'" "It's wily a eucss. Hut I iu lu ,. she's going to tell me I'eter lias broken with his wife. You were llio one who was BO sure 1 bad lost him forevor, weren't you?" Mrs. Waluwright studied her niece's face—insoleut, not iu the least beautiful now without clever makeup. "Your work, I suspect." "You didn't think I would let her keep bim'i" "How do you know lie'll come back?" "How do I know anything? How lo I know that he will be terribly let dowu and sore nnd unhappy and humiliated? You don't doubt that I'll make the most of niy opportunity, do you?" "No. I'm sure you will." Mrs. WnliiwrigJit was suddenly sorry for tho girl who had been unable to match her niccc'a clever- ncsii ami unscrupulous methods. • a • AY/HUN she left the house Valeria was wearing a demure frock and hat with a half veil that shaded her eyes. Her face had been made up 10 .1 becoming imltor nnd her tins were only lightly touched up. : "I'll probably liavu lunch witb Mrs. Kendall." she said, "and then perhaps we'll drive by later this afternoon and pick up Peter for dinner, lie will bo feeling pretty badly." lion of such ability. Valeria was a perfect actress. All traces of ugliness were gone. Her voice was low and sweet again. Her cyca smiled wistfully. But the program did nol workout ,-ta Valeria had planned. At Peter's oflicc they learned lie had not beeu in all dity. Peter was wilh Milliccnt. "I may ho wroug," she told him, but it wouldn't surprise mo if Valeria had a hand in this." He shook- liis head. "A'o, »be was very friendly." Ho couhlu't betray Ann, Idling Mllllcenl about Tony. And Mill cent did not tell him about th friendliness through which th Valerias of llio world do Ihelr deat llest work.' "Well, anyway, I susncct she pretty well satisfied." Peter suspected Valeria would Ij pleased, too. l/o determined i keep out of her way. Hut in th daya that passed Micro apparent! was • no way of managing |i Valeria was always appearing o' his path. "I'm so glad I ran Into you. I'i simply ravenous for a bllo an something cool to drink. Coul you spare a half hoiirV" i 11 ho said he wan husy, It wa "You couldn't be that busy! u, 1 sides yon havo to cat sometime Or she would offer lo drive hh wherever he was solus. "1'v nothing but time on my hands she would sity. That was all 1'clc had, too. Time for brooding mi work. i N one ot these occasions. saw tho two having | llr Bcthcr. Sho could not see ?etc" strained and weary face for h back was toward her. She on)! saiv Valeria's smillug eyes an 1 guessed how triumphant she wo feeling. Sarah's scorn of I'eter was con : Plete. It was outrageous for lift to be having lunch witb Valerli She couldn't have found a logic: reason for her feelinga. They wer all mixed up. She was sure, som flow, that Valeria had driven An away from I'eter. Snrali passed llio (alilc, noildc briefly to Peter and Ignored Va] rlau 'You'ro looking fearfully tliii refer," Vnlerlu was saying. "U really wrong to let yourself so lik 'Ills, shutting yourself away froi all your friends." "Don't worry ahoul me, Val 1' ! a.11 right." "I am worried. How could help it wlien I sec—see." she hcs lated and went on. "someone caro for suffering?" Peter looked up at Valeria thei Her voico sounded as though eh were going to cry. There wer tears in her eyes. He _said 'uncomfortably. "If foolish ot you to worry about me Valeria fallowed „,, |, cr Mln , (age. "When I Ihink of Ami bur ing J'ou like this—" ! her nuinc out," Peter/A;!, hoarsely. The stark misery k JA-^ eyes enraged Valeria. She Wfc Aim, who liad put it there. Peter had gone calmly about pu -his Valeria out oMiis mind whe he tad broken i-illl hor. Bufwhc Ann icit, he had turned into recluse. Everybody wan talklii about it. -All ' Valeria's fi-ieuii wore euiillng and saying. 'Teier' lositivcly sunk over his wifo lea' "ng him. Did you over see anyon' so completely gone? Valeria, fsn' there something you could do?" i She-had used all her resource! hiriiiK tho month, only to mcJ I'eler's blank indifference. "Il's awful to he shut out lik this," she said now. "I've bee' so lonely. I haven't been nn-1 where. 1 couldn't, worrying aboil •ou." Paul Johnson looked up as Pelt! entered (lie office. "Peter, a cal came for you. Someone wants yo! to come to Ihis address ou Bon 1 street. Whero in tho devil Is Bou| street? Kver hear ot it?" ! (To lie Continued) ^ i with a measuring tape .rather than to guess at, them. The child must lie examined without clothing in a food light nnd il may be desirable to have X-ray pictures of the spine to confirm Impressions obtained by merely looking at the hack. When difficulties with posture are found, they arc frequently correctable by adoption of a Smooth Hal bed, correct habits of walking, standing. ami sitting, and particularly a .suitable desk in school where the child sjwmls most oi 1U time. Corn Is grown without the aid of rain in Hie Canary Islands. Dew supplies the moisture and the slalks arc so short that the c; touch the around. The crop I planted in a mulch of cindej preventing evaporation. ' Tlie oldest operating theater liic United States is tlie Savnjn theater in the Georgia city of .vine name. It was first -eu c:i Dec. 4, I8!8. ^T OUK BOARDING HOUSE .serious distortions of develop a lilting of nlarly hnjiortanl for gnwing jjirl; While they arc active in the! .school work and in their [;ymiias tics, they arc likely to pay liltlc attention to their posture, As they gel older, the concii tions accumulate, and eventually they begin to sndcr from pains ii Ihc back, or scialica, or simila troubles which could have bee: prevented by proper consklcratioi during the period of youth. Somelimn.s, all thai ts Jicccssari after the child Ls examined, is llm raising of Ihu heel of thr. ilioc on one side, or treating of tlie heel to correct faulty twisting of the leg. In ollu-r InsliiiH-cs it may he nccivsary lo provide special cor- «>t.v or similar apparatus to correct more Ihc bones. Some Bir_ „,. .. the pelvic bones thn: lo „,.„. .silling on one fool. H Wi ny|(cc that, your (: |ij|,i j s haviui; dilliailly in walking, that il ranic.-i its body badly, or that H complains a giral deal of la- llstn; when .standing, have » proper examination made of the child's posture. Such cN&minuUwi will 'include not only n .study of nil (he usual H'iiii's that nrc looked at, in a physical examination, Ull (, a] so o ilctcmmwtion ;is lo whether Hit: lielvls I;, even, the .spine normal, and Ihc legs ol equal Icnslh. tn makinu such lucasmeinciils. H Is deshiiblc lt> use a plumb Hue. until «& builders use to determine illgnmculs la bulldUiss. aixl also actually to measure tile distances' .. WAVE G.XCEPT\ONA,U_Y CLEVER I "DONT CLWi'A \T WILV_ MILLIONS ,-BUT TEtLBENSONAE.V-Y SURE OF /X TEW HUNDRED THOUSkN IT \S JXN INVENTION—VES-^-A. SIIVfPLE APPARATUS TORTURN1N6 THE OF |Y\USIC AT i\ PI WO, WITHOUT TIAE V-\f\NO ACTION I \T V^\LL "BE DOME W1TW /\M EXTRA TOOT } ,DOWN BY TIAE TONE PEDfxLS/ ") TO TURN A 6H&ET OF MUSIC, / •^ ficRELY STEP ^.^V.ONTrAE PEDAL J 1 A THltNl M&*\: STEEL. CUP, ON ^ ) ^L,|~W^ V4@'."BRACKET /XRrA, -' \Sl T^t&Jf^rWNs-mEWNCiE. AV; v yf^tew^N. OVER/ WELL, DONTTR IT ON THE WIP-.ES Ar4t> TULLEYS YOU "PUT ALL OVER THE HOUSE, TENT} THE FURNACE f YES -.AMD AFTER' TWO TRVPS,Tr4E TlP-VI 'DEP/X'RTM NV/XRMETD us, THEY WOULDN'T v / rvJ i HO(V\C v/rm GB01UB

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