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BLYTHEViLLE (ARK.) COURIER TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TBB COdUBR r«rm CO., FUKJSHXR8 ' C. R, BABOOOX. •*** __'• H' ,W. HAINBS, Advertising Manager Sole Nittonrt Advertfcing Representatives: , Artanau Dailies, Inc, Hew York. Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, D»Ua$, Kans>s City, Memphis " Published Every Afternoon Qcept Sunday KaUr«d as s«ccfid class matter it the poet oBlce at Blythevllle, Arkansas, muter act ol Conpws, October >, '1917. Sened by the United Prea " SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier to the City ol Bljthevllle, 15c p«r %t&, or 65c per month. By mall, within a radius of SO miles, $300 r* r year, $150 for six months, 16c for three months; by mail in postal zones U'o to six, Inclusive, J6.56 per year; In zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, pasable In advance. Arkansas Leads Arkansas led the. South in financial ' support of the Democratic party in its recent overwhelmingly succebsful national campaign, and while figuies for the various counties of the state are not 'available, it appears probable that Mississippi county ( led Arkansas. Clifton H. Scott, the party's finance director for Arkansas, reports remittances to national headquarters of §142,500.', Presumably some of the larger states in the South gave riioie money, biit Mr. Scott states that in proportion to, population Arkansas led them fall. Mississippi county, ,we are infonijjftd, gave 10 per cent or more of the money raised in the state. Just what part this ?142,500 and the other thousands contributed by Democrats tluoughout the country'had to do with the sweeping victory won on November 3 is problematical. The party j\vus ..returned 'to power by such overwhelming majorities that it is altogether probable that Piesident'Roose- velt could have been re-elected'with- out any,' 1 expenditure ' in • his behalf. Nevertheless we believe that it WHS money well invested. At least this state and this county have indicated in a ' practical way 'their appreciation of the benefits which have been __ theirs under the Roosevelt adminis- ' trailer.. Mr. Scott 1 and members of his organization, including,.the -chairmen for. ,1ms county, C. H. Wijfeon and A F. kirham, are to be congratulated on the iob they did, L Training For Failure It beems that parents aie wioiig in counseling their youngsters to study hard and aim for the presidency. Anyway, Dr. Mandel Sherman, mental hygiene specialist,at the University of Chicago, advises that young people be trained to becbme failures, in the ordinary sense of the word. "Our educational system is buffering from an overdose of success stoi- fes," he contends "One. peibon in 10 is neurotic, one in 22 insane today because we tram only for success. And only a few can be .successful from a material standpoint" Youth perhaps should be taught that a successful lite need not include fame and riches. But history, studded with instances of handicapped young- steis \\ho fchight their way to i suc- cess/indicates that it would he cliffi- ' cult to set the younger generation' to •' bow its head to tire inevitability of Prophet F\irley One thing can be said for the straw polls. They brought quite a bit of revenue to the United States postal service. ,'And it is for that very reason that Postmaster General Jim • Farley ' ought . to be inore careful. , ; Before it began, he predicted that ) this ,wpuld bu a vicious Campaign. And .so it proved. And some 'time ago he stated that Roosevelt would carry .every state but Maine 'and Vermont. ' In'the, previous campaign, he; had • been wrong only in claiming Pennsylvania; ; 1 A little more of this sort of tiling, and there- bright be a movement' to substitute Smiling Jim for straw vote polls. That might be nice for Mr. Farley, but his postal service would bu out of> pocket. The Europed'ik View ' American politics is a queer thing, in some >"wayb, and it is hardly surprising' that sotrrie Europeans are -utterly unable to understand it. For'"example: we find the controlled press of Germany suggesting that the , overwhelming' Roosevelt landslide is "an er'uptioruof the fuehrer (leader) idea within the democratic syste'm"; and a similarly controlled Italian . paper remarks that the election approves ' a tendency "to concentrate political, economic, and directive powers in 'a- form which a European democracy would call dictatorial." To ..fill of which we can only say that landslides are nothing new in America. Every president .since Wilson was put in olTice by n landslide. 'lu each presidential election since 191G the losing party has been crushed so hopelessly that timid souls have suggested that it. would soon go out of existence But each time it has bounce^ back .1 little later, full of health <uul vitality. ....•'• • SIDE GLANCES By feeoige; Clarl nr:GT\ iimii) TOD.VY K.vn: H mi cAitOMM-: llv« on a fnriH ulth Ihelr luvnlile, IlltlliU-nt Kruilllftlllifr, .MAJOlt SAM .lli:i:u. mill (liu old .\i. K ru «,TV- uuu, AI.TIIV mill /I:KI;. K:H, i« vtlKtlKlcd III .1IUIICA.Y I'KHIVTISN but lirrtikK lli»< cnKliKf'liirnt \v)ii-ii *he fljulM ho 1* on (ln> imlul of JIHIiil," lur Cor I'.VJ! I'.I.Wf.J.t,. iMruullful unit ueilllby. . , . Miijur Mtrvil IUHVN (lie /uriu to IKVf HOWARD, u l,lll» )uun K her'itt u hy; k plie <» • '•' <»C htr i ' Cnr "Mv husband is an eduiited man, see, .aid he ain't ohV to waste his time on no'ordinary job, as long as got two feet to stand on" Tms CURIOUS WORLD ByW "" am Ferguson •& SPECIES OF SOOm AMERICAN BEETLE (COELCXENUS GVENTHEt?) HAS UDST THE-AMBITION TO PEED ITSELF"/ r I rr DEPENDS CHANTS TO FEED IT, AND REPAVS PTHEM WITH -AN INTOXICATING SAP WHICH FORMS ON THE HAIRS OF ITS WING-COVERS CfltbrutluH, 1 'Vv'vurlnfi; ail 18.TO vnMlume, find i* ii Krtut KUCW r**K. A yQIIIlK Mian 'HltlluK H-.Vt to Knli> tiNkH fo; Caroline's ;fd- tire**.- Next- tlay MuMr Mi'Cil haM a HuiiMlruku :inj I* vrry III. JvNT ILotvarLl liulpM. curry 1)>1"L l» l>*.'4 mill iiftcrwnrtl lirlnrfft k'l; tu 1k« Inv.-ill.l. Kale ntlll iivoMs Jtt. STOW tO O.V WITH TI1K S'l'OHY CHAPTER XXX : JVfAJOR MELD was mightily •^ chagrined to find himself bedridden the day after what he scof- fingly called "a little faint spell." He said to Kate apologetically;'"! reckon you'll want.to.send me to (hat old soldiers' home you were talkin' about, now I'rii such a nuisance?" Kate shook her head. "I was a fool to suggest- that. Gran'dad. I don't know whatever made me. You don't hold it against me,' do you?" '.'He; patted'.her hand. "There's not as sweet'a yirl as.you on this treen ea>th Kile—e\ce, t Caroline, of course. -I don't;couiit.my self a pooi' man or one to.'l>.?. pit icd as long as I\c, got im *\vo grinddiughters Who s that dp n stalls biby' ' f ' H's Mr Howard Caroline t-ilking to him What does he w int'" To isle nfter yur health I i eel on Would you like yotu han ronched this morning Gnu end' Yes fhaf would ha nice Lil e n pie iche-- ' U w is Jeff How ard tint helped Zefce get me to her 'Carl Ncilson. Your fan. Your public. He s'at nexVme.whon you sang and yelled Into my car to ask who you'were. I gave him your address, 1 but I 'thought he'd only write a letter—" , Downstairs Althy '.vas admitting the caller. They.i-ould hear her politely asking him. to "rest" his hat on the tabl« and sit down. "Spruce up!". Kate said to Caroline. "He'll expect you to look pretty. I'll help you dress. Yes, Althy! She'll * right down!" A cniick change of clothing, fragrant powder, a comb run through hair already smooth and shining, and Caroline was ready.. Kate, sitting beside her sleeping grandfather and mechanically fanning him, heard the murmur of voices below. -Two hours of it. Then the man took his departure and Caroline came running upstairs and into the room, starry- "Guess what!", she said in an ecstatic whisper. "He's ' from a Louisville radio station! I'm to liave an audition!" Kate arose and they did a dance together in jubilation. They had indulged In this inanity since earliest childhood, whenever joy overlook them. They danced out of the room now. 'down the narrow hallway and into their own room where they fell > iiito chairs am stjred at one another with delight Tell jll 1 Kate impiored dramati- ully Isji t be -I'liactive' Ciroline Slid ~ Hes not mairieu Kate was impiliLnt I ri n^t interested in Mr Netlsons private life \\hit about jour chances? Qo'.'on. Tall=!' W'oll.'his radio station "I've planned it all out, Kale, 'm going to do my final year at he University and get my degree. 'U lake two voice lessons a week. '11 live as cheaply as possible and ;end home alt I can spare—" They laughed and wept again, mill Althy came out and staved at hem,.hands on hips, and asked excitedly, "What do trouble now? Is de sky fell?" * * * PAROLINE'S work.was to start ^ at once, so a telegram informed icr, and the first broadcast would ,akc place the following Monday. Shelby look its new celebrity to is heart and there followed for Caroline four or five days of plcas- ml attentions rendered by her surprised townspeople. Kale said, with a slightly malicious delight, "Nobody expected a Meed to be heard from, Caroline! They've looked on us as extinct." Major Meed had to be told, since Caroline must leave home, but all details were kept from him. It would be best for him not to know the particulars, they felt, inasmuch as he might suffer sympathetically from "mike fright" and render himself ill again. In the days that followed Jeff Howard continued lo bring ice ana'i to inquire after the sick n ice anai. !ck man. "1 'J mt "congrat- 'Yes . BUSHINGS FOR. THE * 2B7 500- your: BOULDER DAM :Lct .the ..young ^travel cautiously, as becomes Uielr age, and let their ciders, more seasoned, take.the dangerous curves.. — Magistrate Jeari- nettc Brill, New York City,. advocating parked car. pclthtg; for middle-aged persons only. • * * * Automobile knees arc the curse of this generation... people' spend most of their lives with their arms draped lovingly around steer- Ing wheels —Gleup Thistletluvaite, football coach at University of Richmond. * * . ' t The next.war will be a barroom fight with, all the ifrills cut out...Heroic gestures? Look for them. In-:books on flglitlnr; lu the dnys when knighthood was In flower. — Brig. Gen. G. C. Brant, U. S. Air Force. * * * i BJnes songs—songs telling the world of a lost, love—arc" - ; beconViug sweeter altd clearer. —.Helen Morgan, singer. Hes a mighty kind yesterday, fellow, 'Um-m. Tiy to sleep now, while I fin It s a hot div Downstairs Jell w-is snymg to Caiolme, 111'bung more ice this evenin' I stopped bv to tell you (o count on it Id gladly bring whisl y and bi mdy orilj I reckon you don't want to give it lo Iho old kentlemnn" No we don t Mi Howard. He's too fond of it." Caroline was surprised to find herself thinking of Jeff Howard as a confidential friend. MID AFTLRNOON and a slr-inge cai hefoic the house Ciro- llne and Kate, looking.down cautiously r.-om an upper window saw a young, man get out and consult the name on the mail box. Kale exclaimed. It s—it s tha' Ncilson man! 'Who?" asked Caroline blankly Ins a sponsoi whos looking for a program. They w.i.rit 'someone to 'sing'for half an iiriiir every week day from 7 lo 7:30. They had in mind simple ballads. That sort of hiiig. Mr. Hoilson's been scouting 'or someone. When.he heard me, he thought I'd do. I'm to have an audition in the morning at the studio. At 10:30. Oh. Kate can this be I? But maybe I won't suit the others. Don't let me be too hopeful. Kate!" "•.Caroline returned from the city the next day on the 5 o'clock bus and walked through froni-the State Pike. Kate. watching;<'rari to the gate to meet her. She'had never seen anyone look, quite so dusty or quite so triumphant. Caroline asked at once, -"How's Gran'dad?' ."Belter. I didn't tell him why you went to Louisville. Well?" ... "They've accepted me, Kate Here's my contract." They.walkec lo the porch and sat on the steps and wept in each other's. arms.;'? "Seventy dollars ai\vej;k!"-C . line announced incredulously.'"' "Oh, Caroline! Fordoing some thine you love to do!" in • Through Althy he sent "congi ulalions to Miss Caroline." That vas all. He never encountered Cate during his brief visits and e had no way qf knowing whether liffi'ilental or studied voidance on' r her part. He only that his heart pnundc'd suf- Ofalingly when he approached the igly little house that sheltered ier; that when he had driven iway a great loneliness settled iround his life like a fog, obscur- iig whatever it was that made life vorlh living. : Kale had decided not to tune in or Caroline's first broadcast. Yet, as Monday afternoon wore away, ;he felt more and more impelled o listen. At 8:50 she was finger- ng the dials excitedly, only to lear a garbled blur of sound Unit eft her despairing. The set which hey used—an ancient, undepcnd- ible affair at best—operated from batteries, and these, evidently, wore sadly in need of being charged. Kate suddenly felt that she must hear Caroline's first broadcast or she could not stand it. Caroline would be in the studio now, composing herself, looking over her notes. In 10 minutes she would be on the air. The .thought was too. much for Kate. She ran from the* house, jumped into-the sedan that-stood in the driveway and drove mad toward Meed Meadows as u3 erringly.ns a:bird-winging its wa; home. (To Be Concluded) 6O(L€D WATCR -TASTES -FLAT BECAUSE BOILltMCr ••• REMOVES THE 'DISSOLVED GASES that women vould blink e\ery a number of ladies who will prc- ], still unconscious in the Blytheville five seconds ind men every 11.2 sent several entertaining numbers, hospital. • :' seconds. Apparently women arc | Honored guests will include the Iva Dell, small daughter of Mr. not able to fix thch attention as' six oldest active members in the and Mrs. M. U Downing of Ma- clefinitcry as do men j church. Each Is over 10. ] niia. is critically ill from inllu- Irdlation cf the eje from! According to Mrs. H. W. Cowan, [enza. smoke maj also increase blinking. ] chairman of the Entertainment Misses Chola and Ruth JfcCor- committee, 200 reservations' have' mick, Arnold Phillips and Max bee made and it is predicted that' Isaacs have returned from a week's 300 will attend. The proceeds, as visit with Mr: and Mrs. J. L. Mc- Anls become addicted to the''Intoxicating i"ice which exudes from the hairs-of. the curious beetles mentioned above, and they neglect their.own broods to feed the beetles. The latter are ungrateful parasites, however, and sometimes eat the young ants. NEXT: : What dill Abraham Lincoln read (o his cabinet just be fore he. read' the 'Emancipation. Proclamation? ..By WiUiams OUT ©UR WAY J ,VOU SAT.ISF1EP? I .WAS JUST s/ERSS OF TAKIN'VOUGUVS IM NvONEV-M/MN' |DEA ; BUT, NOW, II BUCKS, AFTER. THIS, I'D. SEE YOU STARVIN' -\AM'' ALL MAKP IT MV BUSINESSJGEMUWINE! CTCtVE A MEW CAP'PAST,VOUf? 7-WHEE-OO iSSS EVERY WEEK!, VOU'UL RE6RET THIS.' V WELL. (PS NO \ WAP OF GREEN \ PAPEfS/VVITH A \ DOLLAR: SILL AROJMPI IT ~ vou KNOW ! .THAT, MOW—-WHO J , SUGGESTED THIS / \ tMVESTKbATlOM, / \ AMVVVAY? NOT / NAG' / CUR10SITV WLIEO A CAT. Not. All 'Dislurbauc.es of Vision Are : Causal by Defects of the E) Manila Society — Personal In the past, will be. used exclusively for repair and redecorating the church. A joint meeting of the boards MANILA Ark— The annual Ep- Cormick in Anna, 111. Mrs. E. M. Barren of Flint, Mich., has arrived for a two weeks of Stewards from St. Johns and! Mrs. Jewell Stalling! and young ' Manila E. Churches will be son of Marion, Ky., are visiting crth Leslie banquet Will be giv- '-eld at the Methodist church in Dr. V. R. Fox and family'of Ma> Wedne d-ij- evening at 8 o clock Manila tonight to make plans for nila. n tin- auditorium of the Method- 'ho ensuing conference year. I jj^ Zo ra Miller has eone to t church. The affair has been Mayor C. W.' Tjpton anil Re- '• Hornersvilte, Mo., to lie employed Ivcn cacb year since Nov. 11,'ccrder Guy Me Henri", attended to in a nearby school 5,18. ' | business in ^Memphis ^Tuesday. j Fre(l Henlj)rey who 1Us becn Those to n»pear on the piogram: Mr - »'«> Mrs-L. M. Whitman (jf' visltin ,j MQ ^S and relatives in Miss Carolyn Haley, Rev. J. ^ amn ^ ctl1mS r£ r « s ^ s . lte , ti Mr. and M anilar returned to his home In Alicia Tuesday. 1. Harrison, pastor; Robert A. Mrs. R. T. White .Sunday. Vest, Robert Killian. master of Hershel Johnson;-who was In- cicmonics, ?.Iiss Martha Jtat- jured iri a. ca'r- ; wreck with Louis ; The mistletoe parasite makes its liuwb, Mrs. W. Orin .Green, Eu- Koonce Saturday iiigl\t, is report- home on apple, thorn, maple, pop- "jene Matthews of Little Rock, ed to be confined In his home lar, locust, and linden trees, and vho is to be principal speaker, and with an injured back. Koonce is may be found..on oak occasionally. BY;1)K. .MORRIS FIS1I11KIN' puscles will move faster and tin Editor, Journal or the American, specks which represent the cor- Mcdica! Association, anil of Absociiition, tlic Health Magazi There nrc a few simple which arc helpful in guarding sight: :• Do not let the child face a bright window or bright light when at .v,ork. . See to it that liis cyos are not wliwd with a towel used by all the children in schorl or by all the fatally at home. There should be no hooks, doorstops, or other projections placed at the level, of the child's eye in the wall. If these arc placed hear the floor or above the 'level of the child's' eye. he' is net likely to' have his eye punctured by a hook or a nail. Because of the nature of the construction of the eyes, there ore, several disturbances of vision which are not actual defects, but merely tricks of eye function. It yon look lip ai the sky. orj look suddenly at a while celling, after tho ' eyes have been closed, you will .probably notice a number of inlmilc specks that seem lo move before the eye. These specks arc the blood coipuscles moving in the smallest Wocd vessels at the back of the eyes. r ^ If the heart heats raster be'" . ^.' cause of exercise, the Wood cor- ' puscles will nlso be seen to move I faster. rules | wh cn we look at blight lights I at night, street lamps, for ex- 1 ' ample, they may seem' to bs surrounded by areas of color or 1 colored rings— blue on the inside and red on Ihe .outside. This is not an eye 'disturbance. These colors are due to the tissues ami the 'cornea of the eye, the cornea being the membrane over the eye. The tissues arc not seen in ordinary ntgM- When the eye is Irritated or threatened, we blink. The blinking sensation is n protective mechanism. For every human ton;; there Is apparently a regular blinking rate. If you try to ' hold your cyos still '"without blinking, you v,m find that within 10 to 20 seconds tho desire lo blink is almost uncontrollable. Yon may then kcrp from blinking for a few moments. ! but eventually you will have to • blink. * • * ' The average man blinks every 2',i seconds. If he he may do so every s'ei people f 01 in a more .rapidly If the attenllon is fixed, blink- i Ing will occur less frequently iiwn at other Urncs. In a reading room It was lotimi OUR BOARDING HOUSE HAW, LADS/BEAT A KALLV CALL OM A SUDS KEG AMD ! SUM MOW ALL* OWLS ~fb TOAST' MY 6OOD •FORTOWE J. T5LISS BILTMORQAM HAS CAUGHT UP THE TORCH OF MV 6EMIUS X AWO 15 IMVESTIMG A, ' MILLIOM W MV LATEST IMVEMTION-,THE _ Hoopue ILLUMI'MATED PUMMEL KEYHOLE f With Major Hoople TH 1 LAST TIME WE WAVED YOUR SHIP IM, IT SAWK AT TH' "DOCK/ TH'. CLUB'S TREASURY W/AS GLEAMED MKE A PIE PLATE AT A PICWIC, PAYIM' POR KE<5 OF HEADACHE'S YOU ORDERED FOR THAT' BUST YEH, WHEMWE, JUMPED ABOARD IT BROKE y I'- LOOSE PROM ' ITS MOOP,)M6S AMOWE DRIFTED IMTO ' A STORM OP' PROTESTS /i ALL pP us CAME TO . ANCHOR l TH 1 -ROWDY- H ARBOR ' gds aiiL-ry. : nvuiy second. Some ! -i = habit of blinking I'ljl when they .«|i;aj., lj= E'S JUST THE BURMT TQ'VST OP THE "DAY =

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