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PAGE FOUR BLYTIIEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE BLYTPBVILLE COURIER NEWS THIS COURIER NEWS OO. H. W. HAINE6, Publisher J, GRAHAM 6UDBURY, Editor MlfUEL, P. MORRIS, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives! Arkansas Daliiei, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kahsas Clly. Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the post- office at Biytlievllle, Arkansas, Under act i\t Con- eres£. October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press. SUBSCRIPTION RA'fES By carrier In the Otty of Blythevllle, 166 t>« week, or 656 per month. By mail, within a radius of 60 rhllcs, $3.00 per year, tfl.50 for six inohllu, 760 for three mbhlhs, .by mall in postal zones two to six inclusive, tB.50 per S'eai-; In zones seven and cfglit, 110.00 per, payable In advance. Justice Steps Out, The cause of justice took a linn forward the other day, but it looks an if it may bog down kiico-dcep in legalistic mire. • Magistrate Henry Curran of Now York adjudicated a case before Him iii n nwnner thai is likely to bring litigants into court us if it were dish night. Mr. niul Sirs. James C. Lewis complained that city building operations just outside their apartment window were driving them crnxy. Magistrate Curran realized just how they felt, instructed the couple to do up the town, complete with cocktails, dinner, a show and a nijfhl iii quiet hotel. They did—to the tune of about ?B5. The bill, said the jlirisl, would bo paid by the City of New York. The city disagrees. iMcigisti'iuc CiuTiYii's decision i.s practically a brand new twist in judicial logic.. If the idea grow. 1 *, the line of outraged citizens who wiuil redress at law will please form to tho right. The magistrate probably Figured that after a siMliiig night of Broadway night clubs and hot spots, the Lewises could stand any kind of racket outside their 1 windows. Facts as The best way to beat back propaganda, says Prof. Maynaixl Knioger, of the University of Chicago, is to be armed with the facts. It is true- that persons well versort in the' real facts about a wai' or aily other issue wjll . never be deeply impressed by propaganda which disregards the truth. The fundamental difficulty is that it Is Jilmost impossible to determine, in many cases, what the true fads may be. The most effective kind of propaganda is the kind that is deftly disguised. Much of it appears to be completely logical. A speaker from another' country with (in ax or two to grind sounds sincere and unbeguiling. the newspapers today arc trying hard to present the European wars as factually as possible. They are meeting With unusual success. The American pi-ess leal-lied a thing or, two about propaganda during the last war. It does not intend to become a sucker for glib-longued misslalcmcnls in the present situation. I don't like the Build. I told them In Washington we could have only trouble with the Bund because the people of the Bund arc American citizens. With their stupid speeches they can give us only trouble.—Cupt. Fritz Wlcdo- matm, German consul-eeiicrnl nl San Frnnclsco. View* IB thli column at editorial* fraa oiwipapen doei not necwuurily meko eodonement but U in «ekiiowled(iuo< at »lo <h« mbjecta dlscusstd. In Fairness To The South Tlie ruling of (he Inlcrstnlc Commerce Commission, granting His Eotilli suljstantlally the fnlnp /i-elfhl rates as (lie North on stoves, heaters, Jurn.nccs, slone, cnst-iron ))ij)o filtliik's and certain nmmifactiircd nnd processed goods, te im nwnrd of justice, long overdue. As with so many official rulings, chief 1m- porlnncc lies lu (he precedent which IE set. Only a small part of Southern liulujilry Is covered by the list of nrllclcs whose freight rates arc p.lfcctPd, but these adjustments will Invite applications for other adjustments. The freight, rale differential, which hiis held u InrKf wall In front of Ihc products of (ho South for a gene™lion, has nl Inst been opened tip for official ovcrhnulllifi. How severely this differential hn.s hnndicap- pcd HID (lcvcloj)mcnl of the South cnn be (|iilck- ly gras|)D<l from n few fifiurcs. Frcl»h| rates on Hie Southern articles dealt with In the new ruling have been about 105 lo IliO per cent of Ihe computable rules within tlie "official IcrrKory" of the North—the area cnst of Ihc Mis-stetppi and norlli of (be Ohio and Potomac. That Is, for every dollar the Northern producer bad to pay to «ct Ills goods (o market by mil, Ihe Southern nmniifnctiirer of the same Articles bad lo liny nil Ibe \wiy from $1.05 to $1.00. But, ns n mnllcr of fuel, rules on Ibe articles embraced In'the ruling do not reveal the dll- fcrenllal al Its worst. Comparison of Irclgbl rates to the New York or Chicago markets froiu Tennessee, Alabama, Gcol-jjia, lht> Carolinas anO other Soutliern slnlcs wilh rales from "official territory 1 points to those same markets shows one gross Inequality after an- olbcr. Out of Ihc acquisition of Southern 1-ivll- roacis by (lie cast-west Itnefi of (be North—the jilrtieUlral basis of the dlfTerentlnl—came a (racte barrier within (he nation, n trade barrier such ns Ihe Federal Constlltlllon of 1707 was Itself designed to cllmlnalc. The irony ot this ruling Is Hint H look sectionalism lo teal sectionalism. For years, Ihe Inlcrslate Commerce Commission was dominated by appointees from the "official territory," who turned a cold shoulder on all appeals Ironi the South to establish freight-rate parity. The extended hearings Iii Birmingham nearly two years ngo produced a record ot shocking inequalities, and yet nothing was done. Afler Ihc rclnitln) licnflng nl UiifTalo, the ICC sat tight. Hill here, KB on'the Siiprcnie Court, change lias come wilh appolnlinenls by president nooscvcll. seeking lo make the commission more representative, Mr. Roosevelt 1ms named several Southerners, and their votes have turned the scales. On Ihe new ruling, the commission divided as follows; FOB. PARITY (61. ' ' ',->;,; Walter M. W. Sp!a\vn, appointed fron\ Texas. Marlon M. Caskle, appointed from Alabama. John Ij. nogers, appointed ffom Tennessee i Clyde B, Ailclilsoli, appointed from Iowa. William E. Lee, appointed from Klalio. AGAINST PAItlTY (4). J. B. Eastman, appointed from Massachusetts. Carroll Miller, appointed from Massachusetts. Claiidc R. Porlcr, appointed ffom Iowa. Charles D. Mahaflie, appointed from Washington, D. 0. We do nol ineaii lo explain (bis ruling solely In Icrms of sectional: Interests, and yet it is no- lalilc that It took n combination of commissioners from the South and Far West, also outside (he "official territory," nnd therefore handicapped, lo lircnk Oils hole In the (rade barrier along the Mason-Di.xon iiine. —St. Louis Post-Dispatch. My client i.s not Ihe first man, even tnougn married, lo fall in love wilh Cleopatra.—I'elcr Sabbatlno, counsel for Frilz Kulm. * » * I was surprised at how mile hostility was shown.—Earl Browder, nflcr speaking al Yale University. * * * I didn'l kno* what to cxpccl. T'm a> happy. —Dinnn Bnrrymore, 20, daughter of John nur- rymore, upon Brecling her father In Chicago. I SIDE GLANCES by Oalbraith "\Valcli, I'tilhcr—I liavc ;i terrible feeling he's going lo slioul 'Come and get il!' " THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 10 OSTPICH FEATHERS* ,, ARE O^(S£/\/£f?^r/E STRUCTURES/ BECAUSE THEV HAVE NO HOOKED BARBS, LIKE THE FEATHERS OR FLVING BIRDS, THEV "' -' INTO THERE IS ENOU&H ATOMIC eNGRcSV IN EI6HT POUNDS OF IF REELEASED BV BOMBARDMENT, TO DRIVE THE ACROSS THE. ATLANTIC. li-ll .ANSWER: A Unil of length used in expressing the distances of slars. NEXT: \Viul produces all (lie weather on earth? • THE FAMILY DOCTOR •» Mm « «. r+r. 'New Methods Contribute to Cut 'Progressive El'l'orls of Paresis HY Dlt. MOKU1S nsimr,i:,- hjcen greatly improve;! brc.ins<i o OUT OUR WAY litllttr, Jotlriml o r the Mcdfcnl A^nclation, :itiil of llygcia, (lie licaUli SIng ; i7!nc Tlie trendnetit of paresis bus new discoveries made by medic:-, science. It is o'. litmus! Important: that any patient with syphilis fc: given thorough trco(i>i?nt ti. stnmt • SERIAL STORY 5 WOULD KILL BY TOM HORNER 'eS9. NEA BEfWICE, INC. . Vr»ft-r<Il;>'l IllHIAOjl Jri'ljrx Hint KdiiLvonu \iliu knew !!i>n- <li«nic'» MJIHTnllloHN "jilanlrd" H>i- fin tar J,!,,, (,> »<.,,. JJ P „)„„ rrcalli I he "ihroe on ti iiiukli" ri'luuilv lii'fore ill Torlo'* dc.-illi. Ax Im BOM up.itnln to itvnrcli .Mm, AlKlnii al fj| t . i] t ,, )r( '!'(,,. «il,i iimti nIvi'K ihc FJOX lo DiniMjti.' 12iiwKim jJirmy.v (j[i(. n || lt . d oor ( U Jlulyn 1 »i'nlhorni.''M room. CHAPTER XXII 'J^IIB room was practically unchanged since Dawson's last vlsll. Someone had made the bed, and the spread was lighlly and neatly drawn. Ara, Dawson thought. A pillow on Ihe chaise longuo indicated where she had tried to rest. He walked to the bed, lifted the miitlrcss, then turned il completely over nnd on lo Ihe door. I£ there had been a gun hidden (hero, it was certainly gone now. Dawson studied (be underside o£ (he mattress carefully, and the cover of (lie box springs. No trace o£ ;<ny outline that a revolver woufd i:ei'!aii>ly leave. Where was that gun? A slight nlise startled him. He rushed to the- door. It had sounded as it Alston's door bad been opened. There v;as no one in the hall. A glance in Alston's room, showed the old man again stretched on (he bed. "It would take a bomb lo wake him up now," Dawson said, half aloud. Deciding not lo disturb Alston, the deleclivc closed the door again, called Kronn from Ihe head of (he stairway. The patrolman came up on a run. "Keep an eye on (bis hall, ami Hie one below, loo, if you can, Krone," Dawson ordered. "Who is downstairs?" "The coroner's deputy just arrived and the coroner is wilh him. I left them wilh di Torio. Mrs. Bcnlhorno was in the living room." Dr.wson nodded and returned to the bedroom. Krone look his posl al the stairs, so that he could see bolli the upper and lower halls. In a few moments he saw Helen Bcnlhornc walk through the archway from the living room. Krone leaned out to walch her as she walked along the hall to Ihc study. Then he heard Ihe dining room door close and her footsteps died Sway. . ' • - i. J.£Ef,EN BENTKORNE watched tho coroner and his assistant al work over di Torio's body. When they took a few preliminary pictures she took care lo be well out of camera range, but when they started to lift Ihc raincoats Dawson had ordered spread over (he body, she could stand it no longer. "Do you mind if I leave now?" she asked. The coroner looked up. "No •eason for your staying. If Cifp- lain Dawson had wanted you kept :iere, he'd have said so." She lefl hurriedly. She fcncw Krone was watching >er as she passed through (he tall. She paused ut the study door, to see Ara and John talking ?arnestly. Ills i uc ] (y f ov n lcm {<, bave love, she thought, and inwardly she voiced a prayer thai (his whole affair might turn out well for (hem. The breakfast dishes were still on the dining room table. She'd have to speak to Jameson. Then she recalled that Dawson had ordered the butler and (he entire staft of servants placed under guard in Jameson's quarters afler Hie second shooling. Tiiat officer —(he Irishman was probably there loo. Sho slopped at (he refrigerator, found a pint of milk and went on to the rear entry. There was a coat hanging in a c!oset near the door and she slipped into it, biding the bottle of milk in a deep pocket. Outside, she hesitated, glanced around lo see if any patrolmen were near. The sun was trying to break through massed clouds, but last night's rain left it still wet underfoot. She went on across 1bc driveway, disappeared into the garage. « t t jQAN FLYNN saw her coming, and crouched lower in Hie real ;eat of Henlhornc's limousine. If she intended trying to get away in a car, be reasoned, she probably would take tho small roadster. It was likely her own car. But she evidently had no such intention. She passed the car, went on (o the rear of the garage, toward the stairway that led to (he loft. As she readied the door, Flynn stepped out of the limousine, called to her. "Aiul where are you going, Mrs. Bcnlhorne?" She swung around, surprised. "I was just going upstairs for some luggage that's stored up here," she explained. "I couldn't find any of the servants and 1 wanted—" '"There's no, luggage or anything else : up there nnd - -you know it; Mrs. Bcnthorne," Flynn answered. 'The Captain will want lo see you. Come along with me." He loo]-, her arm, led her back to lie :u>use. * * * "T FOUND her going up (o the •*• garage loft, just as you thought she would, Captain, with :his bottle of milk in her pocket," Flynn announced as (hey entered the bedroom. Helen Benihorne siared about lior. While Dawson had been somewhat careful, however thorough, in his first search of her room he had spared nothing in his second. He had made no attempt lo replace the mattress on the bed, lior docet door stood open and the cushions of her chairs had been pulled out, pounded and awkwardly replaced. When they on- forcd, Dawson had been carefully tapping the walls. "What were you doing in the garage, and why were you going up to the loft?" Dawson asked. 'I've told (lie officer what I wanted. There's some luggage stored Ihere. I can'l slay here after—after last night. I couldn't find the servants." "And why. would you carry a bottle of milk?" Helen Benthornc did not answer. She groped for a chair, sank into it. "Go get the cat, Flynn!" * * « AT the mention of the word, Mrs. Bonthorne looked up, startled. 'Cat?" she queried. "What cat?" "We'll see, soon." She fidgeted in her chair as they waited. Dawson went on with his lapping. "There may he a ,cnl arouml here, but it probably belongs to one of the servants," she said. "I can'l see what—" "It's nothing lo worry about, Mrs. Benihorne," Dawson assured her. "Just a little experiment of mine to determine the ownership of a certain cat. If you know nothing about it, you need bave no fears. Huh, sounds like Flyim's having trouble." Flynn appeared at the doorway. In bis arms he struggled lo hold a spitting, biting, scratching eal. Long, scratches on his hands showed that Ihe cat bail not been captured without something of a battle. "AH right, Flynn, you can lei go now." The officer complied, gladly. The huge black cat ran lightly across ttie room to Helen Ben- thorne, paused for ;: second at her feet, then leaped to the arm of her chair, to fawn against its mistress and glare back at'Flynn. (To Be Continued). lie disease entirely onl of tV>c bud,. In 1917. it was dis-joi'ered that n.il.iria infection frequently united regression of the paresis ooiiili- ion. n.r a while the malaria .rcatmcul was widely adopted, pnrtictitarly in asylums and singing, in the hopes of collecting money, but no one paid any attention to the rustretchcd cup. Doro- Iby Jean, who lincl bean sent io the sloro, noticed their plight nhrt decided something should be cion? shout it. slic hail a little confcr- .ariumn. Patients with paresis were | cncc with the Bosl'n toy terrier nfcctpil with the malaria organ- \vlio joined the sLiijin!; pair and liins. II \vas then possible to con- began performing. Soon quite n trol the materla with quinine and crowd had gathered so the tricks similar methods. ivere done over and over as his The nuil'.iria treatment has many .lisadv.inta-jes, Ineludinj the fact ;h<U iiulnria itSTlf is a serious disease and that infection with ich orgnnlMus Is difficult. It was set n susgcsted thai il was not so inuch the malaria !h.u brought, about good results as the fever which WHS Induced by ir.a- arin. New methods, therefore, v.ere developed ..'or heat or fever treatment. These inrliided Ihe injedi :i c-I vaccines made from various germs, bo!, water balbs. nnd. mute recently, spechl beating and bait- ins drviiT.s of an clci'tricnl character which make it possible to .'e ihr Utni:craluve of the-patient and keep il al ;\ definite level for Ion™ periods . f lime. mistress directed him. When the cup was filled with coins L>:rothy Jean told "Skipny" it w;u; time to go home and the show was over. One Year Ago Gastou B. Means, ace swindler, master liar nnd gifted detective, died today. He died a prisoner of the government. He was author of the book, "The Strange Death of President Ilarciing." and was s;rv- ing lime for defrauding Mrs. Walsh McLean of S104.0CO in o nneciion with (he Lindbergh baby kidnaping. Down Memory Lane against, the authoritative answers • below: What is the one acknowledgement of an Introduction that always correct? 2. Is it correct to say "I'm „.. . to bavp met you" when you leave a perfon you have just met? , 3. How might the other person answer? '1. DOGS (he woman or man imltc Ibe first move toward meeting again after an introduction? What would yon do if— You are introduced a second limi: lo a person who obviously does not remember you. Would (a) Say "How do you do?" (b) Say "I believe you've forgotten me"? Answers J. "Hmv do joii do." 2. Yes. 3. "lliank you." 4. The man. Best "What Would Yo;i Do' 1 fo* lution—(i\). OUR BOARDING HOUSE with Major Hoople f EVACTLV, MfcJOR / PROFE65OR PlMERO OK T1JE L'MWERGITV Or PADUA PLACES WE CRIGIM Of THI9 VEMU5 OE SALOKJIKA 1W THE FOURTH CEMTURV, JUST A6 VOO SAID/ 1 HAME A LETTER FROM PSOFS6GOR 6CHMALZ/ ^~ AHEM, VOO WAV KsiO'.M 6O\\S CtTIZEivi \\IHO VVfOUt-O BE IW7ERESTEO IM BUYING IT AMD HOW ABOUT A COMMISSION! OF FlV'EPEFt . CEMT POR N'rrvt- brain, MAM, A5 FINE A VEMU5 AS r HAVE SEEN) ?>IMCE GA-ZIM& AT OE MILO IM / ^u. HAK-KAFF/ -, AM i WROM6 IT WAY B5 TlAE WP.R OP PRWlTELES IMTHE FOURTH CEMTURY B.C. ? \ BV JOVE, I SHOULD LIKE TO } ADO THAT GE.U TO COLLECTION, BUT IT HAPPENS \ MV T5EADV CASH 15 TIED UP ( IM tfJOUSTRI&LS AT THE AMOMEMT/ SOCM THIRTY YEARS 700 SOOW immr m mcv--n b" v™ ho\\c\ci. II H I hey .nn b, t,ivu, , 0 , ial b answerin b *, , i a Hismtal. ccrtmnly tlici- lowil <lucstl J 11Sj then .should not bo atinnpled under r.ny :thrr circumstances. Until tlr.ic new molhodso: Irent- riirnl. «<MC' (lcvcloi)C(l. the (ici.jo.'t who df:vi'](i|)cd j)?.re.?Ls died in two or Ihiw ycavs ;ittrr n very stormy diwiiM'. With m.rtern methods th; |irn;;rr:w ot many cnrrs fan l;c stoiiix-d. M.uiy pnllMils arc released (rein inslitutions and ga back to produi'liye work. Much depends on Ihc extent ot ::f Hie disease bcf.i:o tp irciilmcnl is ajipli'::). (Usiie. like thai of Ihe ciiu,. ssriouslv damaged. ifrovora completely. The Central Amuricnn l>:v,itisk is believed lo bu the only liznrd capable of running on v > vv.iter. This leal is done by the speed with which it travfli. Using its ionj . tall us a rudder, it skip:; across the fol- • the water and doesn't have time t; checking sink. tiOLD EVERYTHING - By Clyde Lewis Mind Your Maiuiors 10 years Ago .-'. Henry, \vlin wis rtisl^ri Memphis liap'.i'-t hospital •'••'. U slightly improved t»- . . i\ Q. Ho-if. new ru'slnr •i Mi:tho-.ii.sl church, i'i m an un'jv ksn line >T in bis family. hi» nn:r:;- ; i ] ):; held n.isfor.itos U'l!i f b '•~ In UiR cl'.urch Of Etig- t'ivc Vrars Aj:o .' do? should do his dally good (urn In the opinion .1 Dorothy Jean Worth',, la. who had her dos "Skippy" do tricks before nassersby while tivo young af.lldicd girls arnur.rt I'.ie cup. It hip- HV:s \v.;y. The t'.v; girls, who h.ive (ifiov;vt\-l hands, wete ;Cb5 along the street the other day Did you sdverlise for a la.xi dancer?'

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