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PAGE FOOft JJLYl-HSyiLLB (AUK.) COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COCTR1.ER NEWS OO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher J. GRAHAM SUDBURY. Editor PMfUEL P. NORRIS, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit. St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas Cilv. Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class maiter at Die post- jffice at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Con- Kress. October 9, 1917, Served by tlic Ucilted Press. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the City of Biytlicville. JSc per week, or 65c per month. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.50 /or six months, 76c tor three months. by mail In postal zones two to six inclusive, 56.50 per year; In zones seven and eight, $10.00 per, payable In ad-siice. Both Employment And Service Would tta tt 7 ('Ici)ini> Blylheyillc's unduly heavy s n o \v s this winter hnvc imposed ;\ considerable degree of caution on motorists »nd will probably mean an additional heavy burden for the municipal street department before it i.s all over. It is anticipated Unit the street department as soon a.s weather permits will undertake to clear «l least Hie main business .section of acc'immlak'd snow and ice which imikes pedestrian as u'cll as vehicle (niffic hazardous. We realize that Blythuville, like other cities of the south, is not equipped '." handle snows such as have visited this section of the country this winter. Very likely the burden, financially as well as in physical equipment, is too severe for the city to carry alone. But there should be some form ol emergency set-up which can he set in motion under such circumstances without too much red tape or delay. Possibly a larger number of employes could be enrolled by the WPA, boll) to provide the additional help certainly needed in such weather and to supplement the usual local street department force. At any rale it i.s a lime when both the extra employment and the exlra .service are needed. « SO THEY SAY No lawyer can even approach this maze ot laws relating to veterans without becoming hopelessly confused.—Cornelius 11. Bull, general counsel, American Veterans' Asscciation. President Roosevelt can, of election easily if he should —AUy.-Cicn. Frank Murphy. course, decide to I have faith In the integrity and Intelligence of American business men to solve the problem. I maintain government cannot do it.—The Rev, Charles E. Coughlin. * * * Distances and geographic difference., which at one time buill up a wall between (lie nations have ceased to exist.—Ernest Lal'oint, Canadian minister of justice. * * * Responsible governments know we will refuse nny proposal of wnr participation and tn.u we Intend, with nil the intuns nt our disposal, to meet any attempt to violate our neutrality. —Premier Per Albln Hansson, of Sweden. * * i If we had prayed for everything that you cou'd think of. there is nothing we could asl: for that wo haven't go in terms of resources. We luur all that is needed to build decent, secure standards ot life.—Philip F. LaFollctle. ex-governor of Wisconsin. * i * "Women will cany on" is the present motto in frame.--Mile. Eve Curie, director, Women's Wnr Work for the French government. OUT OUR WAY IfieuA of Publication In Uili column ot editorials frtxa other newspapers dcx* not necessarily meau endorsement but Is in tcknowledgtiiCut ol interest In ths subjects dlscuecd. Mr. Hull Has A Word for It The nrlllsli Government Is exceedingly to comprehend that the American people want the seizure ami censorship of American mini upon (he htali sens ended. Nor docs 11 seem to understand that we will not lolerulo crlmlimtoiy treatment of our chipping in ncu- Iral KOIIO.S, "Stupidity" is the word which Secretary Hull Is said to have employed Jn Ills personal protest to the British Ambassador. il Is none too Strom;. Secretary Hull pointed out lit his last noie Hint mall In transit on American or ships plyliiR between American and neutral ropenn jjorls has been systematically vlolnlsrt: Hint AnwiJran fl)l|;s halted ami xenrched contraband hnvc been held an avciage of Ilirtc times as long its Italian shljis, an<l thai on aliens! (wo occasions American ships hnvc been forced to cuter control ports within ihe wnr wme In plain contradiction of the provisions of (lie revised Neutrality Act. The llrsl tv.-o ol these olfenscs dearly violate 'Hie Iloyiiu convention. If America were an inferior Power, such fronts might be more understandable, alth no more defensible, but, as MaJ. George FiclH- Ina Eliot pointed out In the t'osl-Dl.spaicl. Thursday, the United States is now I he world's No. 1 sen I'ower. It hnrdly becomes England, as the Ijencllclary of American foreign policy, to force us to lahe positive measures to protect our rights on (he ucutval seas, consider the benefits England nns received and Is receiving from our lorcip.n policy. Before the war begun, President Konsevcll used various pointed gestures and pressures to try to keep Germany from precipitating the conflict-. Detention of the Bremen, to mention only one act, was patently for the purpose ol pinbarrnssini; the Nazi Government as It moved toward war with Englnnd and France. Since the war started, our economic policy hos born shaped GO us to (jive maximum aid to the Allies In every way short of an obvious breach of neutrality. Revision ot the nciilralny 1««', after war broke out, was considered by sonic authorities to have been an uniicntr>ii act. Yet we went to Dial leiifjlh iti order that, the Allies could avail themselves of planes and munitions iniuuitactmcd in tills country .uul thus overcome the superior preparedness O f Cicrrmmy, We havo favored British shipping by permitting armed Allied merchant vessels to enter our harbors, while refusing entrance to belligerent submarines. Wo hnve favored British and French imports by not pulling into cflect the countervailing duties authorized against goods from nations which resort to barter and blocked exchange, as England and France have done on a wholesale scale since the war began. We have favored British Imports by letting (lie trade concessions granted under Ihe reciprocal trade pact remain In force, although me 15 per cent- drop In Ihe value of Ihe Brittsn pound lias, presumably, fully canceled out the concessions granted on our own exports. The. British Empire benefits by more Hum 5300,000,000 annually on Us production of new sold, due to the nvlificially high price we have paid for gold since January, 1934. H this pt.l- icy has any justification in Us International aspect, it is ns a trade bounty to Bold-producing nations. The British Empire is Ihe only situii foreign Power of Importance. In splto of all these things—nml the list could be expanded—England persists in a policy which Is abundantly susceptible of alienating American sympathies. Roinembjrhii- that we did not enforce our prole-sis of offenses against, cur shipping and our mails in the last war. lirltam thinks Hint the protests mny again be Ignored. The British lire guilty of the gravest folly in thinking that (hey can lake America for granted. This is 10-10. not loifi. The benefit.? Dial Britain Is reaping from American foreign policy are the measure of (he penalties which can be employed to bring the British to their senses. —SI. Louis Post-uispatcn. SIDE OUNCES JUT lieauly. Thai tilclil, n» It-liven Hie Slionne, JJjm IM p tor tier. ^SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, SERIAL STORY THE CAPTAIN'S DAUGHTER BY HELEN WORDEN COPYRIGHT. I0« NEA SERVICE. t( "Ktulio my olTice-nill nil the Iratml mcmbcis-I have important news!" THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson DONOVAN stood on the deck of his houseboat, The Kathcrine, staring out toward The warm March sun found a bright reflection in Ashore, the fronds of palms swayed lazily in tho gentle spring breeze and from the fields c-ame the sound of Negroes shouting at (heir mules. Mike leaned over the rail as a small group of men and women appeared on Whaley's dock, laugh: "g and talking. "The .whole batch of them are Selling inlo the launch now, Katie," he yelled down to his wife "Don't be slow." "All right, Michael, all right" (Jt \v«s Michael, not Mike, when company was coming), "I'll he dressed in n minute and for Heaven's sake, don't call me Kalie before those people." Mike adjusted his commodore's cap and hurried toward the com- paniomvay to superintend the arrival of his luncheon guests. The Tom Sherwoods and the Frank Murrays, who owned winter homes on the South Carolina sea island, were the reason for the parly. Sherwood and Murray both served on boards of companies in which Mike owned the controlling stock. They were bringing their wives and house-guests with them today. * * * A FAT, bald-headed Irishman of 65, Mike Donovan -.v::a eccentric, exuberant and delightfully ingenuous. Rich enough to own the biggest steam yacht afloat, he stubbornly clung to his okl- foshioncd houseboat, because he had set his mind, when he helped him Inlo them at 10 that morning. He wore his white shoes as it they were a little loo tight and he'd just put them on for the first time. Mrs. Donovan poked her head out, as the distant put-put of the launch sounded over the water. "I'm here, Mike." When she was excited, she lapsed into Ihe familiar "Mike." "Go back," he answered. "It's proper for Ihe Missis to receive in the salon on a boat." She liked to be in good time, hut today she had been lafe because she couldn't make up her mind what to put on. This indecision ruffled her. She was naturally methodical. Silling carefully down on one of the chintz- upholstered lounge chairs, she smoothed her pink flannel dress beneath her and lilted her white fell hat to the left. She must have been preliy when she was a girl because her naiural good looks still showed through artificial concessions to beauty. But she never sought to conceal the fact that she dyed her hair (it was the new honey yellow with nice gold lints) and she was frank about liking plenty of rouge and lipstick. She said it gave her animation. She thought she ruled her husband, but lie had his own ideas on the subject. Her body tensed as the launch stopped and she heard Mike shout, Hello, folks. Welcome to the Kathcrine. Come aboard and meet Kalie." * « » A MOMENT later the party ' crowded inlo the salon. Mrs Donovan wished she'd fortified herself with a cocktail. She was afraid of these self-assuved, casual- mannered people. They always talked about places she had never been and things she'd never heard of. Bar Harbor, (or instance, and what so-and-so's last squash seorc was at the Racquet Club. "How do you do," Tom Slier- /HT. WHICH IS 2Q5OO FEET HIGH, LOOKS HlftHPC I'KOOO FEET-*SOVE ITS LOFT* PLATEAU roUNPATlbw ^>' HOUSE SlMS-S XX SONS OF ONE SECOND DURATION, AND REPEATS IT AT INTERVALS, Of- TWO SECONDS ,- - . OFTEN FROM DAWN UNTIL DUSK i WHICH THREADS (THE 14,<q^?/C> AND I WHICH THE \A/OO/^ l.M. BtaU. S. PAT.CFf. . by A lhe\loof 'he warp runs lengthwise of Ihe loom and is crossed NEXT: fio you sleep like a lop? ..,,.. . ' - -• ..ui. vi\j jrvw uvj, j-uiii one kid living in Brooklyn, on owning (wood was saying. "Mrs. Donovan such a hoal as soon as he could my wife and our house-guesls Mr make the money. Whole flocks o{ jand Mrs. Bradley James. You al""" "' '" ---'-— '" "' ready know Mr. and Mrs. Murray. These arc Ihe Percy Thorntons who're staying with them." Nervously she shook hands. "I'm so glad you could come. Shall we have cocktails here or on deck?" "It's too damned fine weather to stay indoors," put in "Mike. He punched a button over the fireplace. "Taki," to the Chinese boy v/ho made a noiseless appearance, "bring (lie drinks on the hack porch." He winked at Sherwood, "That's all it really is." On deek Frank Murray joined Mrs. Donovan. "What's thiifl hear about your boy and Lynda Mar- Ihem used to anchor in Sliceps- liead Bay inlels during lhe sum- mcrlime. They had red and white striped awnings over the decks and Swiss curtains at the windows. The interior decorator Katie hired wouldn't let Mike have them on this boat. His passion for the sea showed in his clothes. Today, in addition to his commodore's cap—he held that office in lhe Occanbreeze Yacht Club—he wore a bright blue jacket trimmed with shining brass buttons ant) new while flannel trousers. He hadn't sat down since Taii, his Chinese valet, Sin?" he Inquired, sipping Martini. "She's a pretty kid her father's got lots of dough, that Dan needs any." He lauj "But that would he a pretty business merger — shipping groceries. Mike could cornet- South American fruit and ci trade of James Martin and C pany." If there was sarcasm in Murray's (ones, Mrs. Donovan not notice if. "Of course I can say nothing Ihoso dear children speak themselves," she said, uul t was obvious pleasure in her r ner at mention of such u m (or her boy. "Dan spent last w end with us, but naturally didn't question him." * * > JT was after 3 when the , broke up. Mrs. Donovan si/ with relief as she lay back in wicker deck chair and slippec her shoes. "Well, I'm glad that's over' 1 said. "I Buess they had a good ti Mifce chuckled. "They cert; drank enough champagne." "Did you hear Franlt Mu ask me about Dan and I/ Martin?" There was a pleased pression on Mrs. Donovan's I: "No." Mike lit a cigar settled down on a leather sent. "Think it's serious?" "I hope so. It woidd be a match. No money spared at wedding." She gazed hai toward the blue sea, visible tween lhe white strips of (hat defined an inlet. "Lot's' chor here over nighi, Mike.-' so peaceful." lie pulled a large old-fashli open-faced'gold watch from trouser pocket. "Can't do it, Ki We've got to push on as soo the launch returns. I'm lea the boat at Charleston. Slier 1 , mentioned some things that s I'm needed at the office." i He got up. "Here's the 1st now. "We'll be starting i- lei! Taki to pack Mrs. Donovan raised' away." "I'll bags." voice above the noise of grin pulleys as the launch was ho: to the top deck. "Bill's bro tu some mail." She rose and strolled lowarc sailor. "Telegram for you, Mrs. D, van," he said. She reached for the yellow' velope, opening it eagerly. "It's from Dan," she exclaii "Oh, Mike, I'm so glad. It';' settled with him and Lynda.' began reading aloud, ."Dear folks, I've found the', I'm going to marry. Dan.'' (To Be' Continued) Down Memory Lane 10 Yp.ir.s Ago • A. n. Holland has returned from : Little Uock where he spent several days on business . . . Rondel Stephens has accepted a position I with tlie First, Nntl:nai Bunk i Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Vvaterr fercd - - ' od a call to the First- Prcsbytev- iiin church at Hot Springs. Tivc Vfars Ago Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Gross have ] BoiiB 10 Ceiitralia. Mo., where they Plan to make their home. They have opened a ready-to-wear stcrc. One Year Ago Uoorn. .Netherlands — Hundreds of congratulatory telegrams arrived Ihis morning at the c.islle of tlir Hnhrnzollcnis where the white haired old man who was Kcisur I • THE FAMILY DOCTOR T. M. REG. U, S, PAT. OFF Rheimialic Infection Among Youngsters Chiefly Responsible for Heart Disease BY Hit. MOIIRSS flSHHEIN the U. S. Public Health Sen-ice, Editor, Journal nf (lie American have not been able to say with itltilical Association, anil i>l" any certainty why there Ims been Ilygeia, the HeitlMi Magazine o decline in lhe death ratc.s from Among children arid young pco- rheumatic heart disease among pic, from the ages of five to '21, young people. The}' suggest, that rheumatic infection is chiefly re- the disease mny he getting milder,' sponslbls for heart disease. Fis- that diagnosis Is belter, that widc- ures assembled from n great ni'm- spread removal of tonsils during kcr °^ clinics Indicate Ihnt only the last 25 years may have helped in 10 p^r cent of heart di.v::usc. the original generation or the siic- t cases nt these nges can the difii- ceecling one, and that, onr chang- ] lenity be traced to faulty struc- ing diet may have had somethim On With the Nd in Mississif lure of the heart at birth. An- to do with it. ciher 10 per cent is due to a variety of mi.scctlaiieons causes.. This means that fully 80 per cen 1 of the cases in childhood anc'i adolescence is related to rlicu- irntte. infection. Deaths tram ilnmiialic heart disease (to not on:u: very often in children IT.- Mind Your Manners NO THANKS, I DON'T CARE TO •JOiM YOUR COUNTRY CLUB-i HAVE A GOOD ROOM TO LOAF IM WITH BOOKS, PICTURES AND CLEANLINESS.... AFTER. MV ANCESTORS SPENT (5EMER.- ATIOMS GELTTtWa AWAY FROM SQUALOR. AMD SQUASH, 1 HAVE NO VEARNIM& TO GO BACK TO IT-I IMTQND KEEP GOING FOKWARC", NOT ~ S -' THE. UP AMP DO\VM „„ By J. R. Williams OUR BOARDING HOUSE '"wiihMajor HoopJe ' .1 SAY, JASOM, I HAVE BEEN TA*!N6 MYSELF <BO RELEWLEbflY LATELY VMRITIMG A R.AV THAT I HAVE NE616CTED SCRkMvvaO \ SHAMEFULLY/—- WOULD vou > ENJOY TAKIM6 U'M FOR f\ DAILY STROLL O p FOUR MlLE" ( WORNIM6 AMD EVENING ?~ f E6AO_, THE DOG I MEEDS FOLKS IM MAH FAM'LY NEVAH WAS MUCH ACROBATIC CW THEY FEETS, MISTftH MAJOR/.— NOME O3 US EVAH 'PLIED FO' TM' POSITION) CB MAIL MAMj OR OTUAH REQUESTRIftN CHORES/ VVHYN'T VOO ORGAlxJIZE W BOY 5COUTS FO' TH' WORK ? ® ... __ „ *-t«*iik.u iJirjauil UUl 1 CIA intcrrsiinif also to observe that the] telephone conversation? rates have been higher in lhe mid-j 2 w , !cn somconc ca!ls (1)l „„ , ci!e Atlantic ami In some of tdc. absent member of the family Is !t ncrih mitral states than in KPW g :ea manners to say, "Who is calls for an Rates in the southern ti,j s? - tatr.s are lower than those for' tin 1 n-M of (he country. '•1. What might you say if you liiinhiii. Pennsylvania. Illinois aii-I MasKirhusctls. This situation In m: ,| :( , Uiah has licen a puzzler fov Ihe - A m t f'pi-]riniolos;ists. We have always l;i-iii-u'i! that rheumatic heart :lis- ^^ cam necurs most frequently in a'rrorptton by kri.i. clamp dimalc and nl low «l- : , m _ ti;:-.ii>\ v.licrcas Utah ts not os',)o ci.iiiy ccki. or dump or low. the bride or groom • necessary arrangements i(h lhe minister? What, xvoiild you do if— home i.s being used for a your clvib. -Would ai Stand at the head of tho receiving line! with tho club president next to you? i)' Greet the guests at the docvr and have the president hca.l the- line? Answers ' The one who put in the call. -Motion.-. Ute this i« Utah indicate i'.ow much more research !is r.ralrd before mfdlclnc can al- 'Inrk MiccetsfMlIy H'.c problem •.:( iiiniinaMc lie.T.'l disease. Actimliy.i wo rio not know the caurc ol r!vu-j 2. Xo. in.itii- fcvrr or of rhciun.itlc urart j :f "Would you like to leave your rii:.ni:-p. The c-cndition Is r.ol a,-;-, number?" jnrfiiliy controllable by a| V- "I J I- Member; of the briclnl pavly. i;.^ i',"'v.' drius of the sulfanila-'awl perhaps a few member!' cl ir.Wc iyp" thai have bocn iliscov-' lioCi the. bride's und grooui'a fnni- fired although they are used hi tho^Urt. ircalmeut ! r>1 T1 ' ie hrldo—but the groom piys ' Nowadays it Is possible to di-jhim. i":!C--e the disease earlier and) Ucst "W: '.vith srraler certainty than for- "lv:" that means H Is possiiiloi What Would You Do" Ml- .Uoiv-(b). '•• -iM the- pattcnl >to rest quicker ( n ow Tl) • l - c ( 1 ijogus Bills - :i: li hrfps (o .-avr » h" x l ™' r \ N'K\v BEDFORD, M;i«. lUl')- <•... ; .v • ! «."»t'ral pciiCUh victimized by .1 Kxperts, like O. F. Hcdley, ot tounlerteit money pasicr were told Newest Johnson in Jnckso Gov. Paul Johnson, above, has just taken oflice as gove in the Mississippi capital, succeeds retiring Gov. I- White. by police that "you (!au spo!- phoney fives: Abraham coin looks ashamed inste,' taking you in the eye." Announcement Tlie Courier News has forms'.Iy nuthorized to am the following candidacies for subject to the action of the I era tic primary In August. Mississippi County Judf ROLAND GREEN Sheriff and Collector HftLE JACKSON Treasurer H. t.. (BILLY) GAINE (For Second Term) County and I'robatc Cl T. W. POTTER fFor Second Term) Hie Courier News has bet thorlzed to announce the I Ing candidacies for election Municipal Election, to be April 2. Municipal Judge DOYLE HENDERSON 'For Second Term) GEOROE W. BARH.-U City Clerk FRANK WHITWORlSj CHARLES SHOR7 Cily Attorney ROY NELSON

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