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PAGE FOUR ' BLY1MV1LLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS THZ COTRIER NTW8 OO. H. W. HADJES, PuWUher j. GRAHAM SUDBORY. Editor FAMUEL F. NORRI3, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City. Memphis, Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second clnss matter at the posi- ufflce at B)vthevl]|f> Arkansas, under act ol Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press. SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City ot Blythcvllle, 15c per . week, or 65o per month. By mat!, within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year, $1.60 for six months. 15c for three months, by mall In postal zones two to six inclusive, $$.50 per year; in zones seven and eight, $10.00 per, payable in »d*anc«. Russians Gel Steam Maths •Perhaps all the Russians needed all along was a good bath—a tremendous, national bath with millions of gallons of water and thousands of tons of soap, with bath salts thrown in, maybe, for those who didn't protest too .vociferously. More revealing than any prosaic war pictures coming from the Finnish battlegrounds were the "shots" of KUSSMM prisoners being thoroughly cleaned and de-loused by Finnish captors. The story told by NBA Service Cameraman Eric Calcnifl is more graphic, by far, than any correspondent could have written it. The Russians need a bath. That's all there's to it. They need fresh linen and clean clothes. Perhaps that's what has been wrong all those years. They need to have their old clothes burned. JJaybe there'd be a lot less trouble generally if thy didn't ilch quite so much. Bran els and Kpnnlels Parisian fashion designers have already forgotten the war. The military motifs thai invaded the French stylo world are not evident in previews or spring and summer apparel. It appears, in fact, that Paris is going to the very opposite extreme. [,;u'u and frills and embroidery and satin are making up the new crop of dresses. The ga!s, this season, are more interested in looking like .ladies tluvli like .second lieutenants. The novelty of uniforms has worn off; there arc loo many real ones around the streets of Europe. II will probably always happen that fashion cciiloi-K pick up llic military tone before war proclamations arc dry: and yet, il is strange that it .should be so. The last thing a man in uniform wants to see is a blond in uniform. Paris is learning that all over again. View* P*UcaUon ki tfafc column at editorial! from other newspaper* does not necessarily mean endorsement but k an «cinowledgiw«it o< to- terart to the mbjecls discussed. Arkansas Is Old-Fnshionccl Arkansas has just approved (he purchase ot (he last two privately operated toll bridges in the State. When the necessary formaliiies arc completed, every bridge In the Slate will be free. Tills Is quile old-fashioned. Just i )(W . other states arc beginning to charge tolls not only on bridges, but also on roads, lhal once were free. Granted that (he limes demand new sources of revenue; llwt bridges and highways arc yf particular service to those who use them, am, that the users, lliereforc, should bear at least a part of the cost. Yet free roads and bridges, just like tho nbscneo of tariff barriers, have contributed mightily to tho development of (he United States. Almost as much as anything else, they differentiate the American way from (he Europeans'. Arkansas is lo bo congratulated on promotiii;,' the free flow of travel and commerce, csixiclally at a lime when some oilier states seem deU'rm- Incd to "Dalknnlze" America. —St. Louis Posl-Du)>atch. What Do You Think? Thus far the "big shots" in the democratic party haven't asked my opinion In regard to n nominee. Bui neither lins anyone else for tlic.t matter. And It's just as well because whoever lliey nominate will not be acceptable to me. No one has been mentioned yet who sulls me. Except Secretary Hull. And he won't get It. In fad for once, 1 can (jrec will) John U Usvis. good fourth at bridge, maybe. Or a model for I'nul McN'uU, 1 think, would,make a fairly Arrow collars, or an exponent of neatness bin he's entirely loo pretty to be my president. And there's John Garner. At the risk of never balng able to set foot In Texns, I'd say Hint Gamer would be defeated by most any republican, which would be an awful prospect.. Senator Wheeler lias been around loo lo» s '. Ills public, record, even If good, Is too extended lo be consistent. On the republican side the situation is not niiy better. There's Mr. Dewey, whose claim to qualifications jiiust be bnssd on his prosecution of Lucky Luciano, nnd a dozen oilier undesirable citizens. Conceding he 1ms done a good Job as a public prosecutor certainly does not moke him qualified in our opinion. Frankly we think Mr. Dcwcy Is just n niu-: young fellow, who really would look better without that nuiiilache. We've never been able to determine whether LaCiiardln is a republican, or a democrat but his chances of being nominated by either party arc about as good as yours or mine. Senator Vnndenlnirg appears to be quite capable but the chances arc the republicans will bring out a "dark horse" who probably will re- miiln "dark" during and after the election. Our humble prediction Is thai the democratic convention will nominate Franklin D. Kocscvcll. And as n candidate he dwarfs the field of ambitious aspirants on both sides. And of all the candidates, and of all the past presidents I cannot recall any I have thoroughly enjoyed disagreeing with more Uian President Roosevelt. Tn fact I've never been ititercsled in (he "man In the While House" before the election of President Roosevelt. Leaving out Ihc question of whether his administration has achieved anything or 1 not, Roosevelt bus done (he greatest, job of selling the American people an "Interest" in their government than any president in history. And if (here was some way lo keep Mrs. Roosevelt's picture out of Ihc paper, Jimmy olf Ihc front pnges, mid feature writers from mentioning too often the name ol "SWie" and "BIIS- .-iic" and "Fuv.zy" and "Wuzzy", I might even vole for a third term. —Wallci 1 Sorrells in Pine Bluff (Ark.) • Commercial. SO THEY SAY Undoubtedly there are activities in tills country (hat we should know more about so Hint ire can safeguard ourselves against them.— Secretary of Interior Harold Icte. * » * Unless this war ends in a better settlement (han the last, we shall hove only a shorini- breathing spell before the next.— Count Paul Tclcki, Hungarian premier. T » T The bcsl .solution o[ labor trouble would \K to consider laborers as pail owners.— Enrique M»R- alomi. chairman, Philippine Island assembly labor committee. * * * History tells us that foreign wars are an easy device to divert our attention from our own domestic problems.— Senator Burton K. Wheeler (Dem., Mont.). • IUU&LPAX, JANUARY 30 r 1!): • SERIAL STORY ——————— — — -t THE CAPTAIN'S DAUGHTER ! BY HELEN WORDEN COPYR.SKT. loW yiJSTKllJUVl J)nn prnetleullr Icliliui|is Miirlc, l:ikr.t her lit I.ii. f'l-'* fur roclttiiU*. Sin' rttids l,,. r . Ni'lf hi r:ni^<>l)' :illracleil to till* uiilirfilli'lnljlL. jiuiiii; num. Wlirn EU'i-u]iiiimi>'li)£ Iior. CHAPTER VI }AT LA PORTE put down his pipe anil reached for his hat. "I hear strange noises on the oek," he toM his wife. did." He holt-turned toward the sack Jic had put down, then stopped. "All of which gives me an idea. This cargo of phosphate means a lot to you, doesn't it?" Bat shrugged his shoulders. 'What do my private feelings count for?" His continued antagonism was apparent. "Only this." Tommy spoke eag- TJAT felt of his left eye. It V swollen shut. He lumber' toward the Molly. If it were for his blaclt eye he might hi recognized Marie turning into ' Pier from South Street. He mil have wondered who the fell was with her. He also might h? wondered why she was aiffu'. with him. i "You're uhvays hearing funny unds," she protested. "First you suspect Tommy Ryan nnd now I don't know what you imugi "I still suspect Jerry McGuire 1 1 He growled. Tommy Hyan. tipped me off." Shuffling across the- linoleum: covered floor, ho lifted the hatch"What lime is Marie com- His voice he«an fading as his head disappeared through (he hatchway. "About 7. It's half-past five." "You sjxjwl $135 on a .ski outfit ami conic up here jtisl (o throw snowballs I" THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson COPFL 1«0 BY NEA StRViCE. INC. GARNETS HAVE BEEN USED sy VARIOUS ASI/XPC RACES AS IT WAS BELIEVED THAT THE SLOWING, RED COLOR OF THE STONE WOULD CAUSE A /WORE DEAD1V WOUND —J STUDENTS/ WHAT DO THESE o INITIALS STANIO FOR I FIRST STOOL. PIGEON WAS A BIRD TIED TO A STOOL TO ATTRACT PASSENGER- PIGEONS INJTO IXIETS Mrs. La Porte stepped toward the kitchen. "What do you want for supper?" Bat never heard the question. He was too occupied by another problem. A shadowy group of figures swarmed about Ihrcc trucks parked close to n dark-bodied barge. As Bat peered through Ihe growing twilight, the figures resolved themselves inio Ihe forms of men. The only two he recognized wore Tommy and a fellow named Derry, who pinch-nil as pilot on motor barges. If there was one thing Bat hated worse, than a truck, il was a motor barge. Bat let oul a yell and cleared Ihe distance between the deck of I the Molly and the dock wilh one leap. "What stuff is (his thai you cowards are loading?" he screamed. "I say cowards and I mean it. You wait till dark to do your dirty work." He moved menacingly toward the trucks, fisls clenched. Tommy dropped 11 box he hud been lilting from a truck-. "It's no use, Bat," he said, not unkindly. "You're outnumbered. ff you'd gone ;i little, easier on me last night, I might not have done this." Bat's face twisted wilh anger. "You're stealing the cargo meant for my boat tomorrow." Tommy spoke up sh?.vply. "Go easy on that word 'stealing. 1 ' I prefer shifting. We're trucking it from the West Side. The guys thai ordered the stuff will get it a lot quicker than if you'd toted it for them." Bat sprang al Tommy. "You try to steal my cargo the way you would my daughter." The truckman dodged him. "Careful, Bal. f hnven'l losl my temper j-ef. I might be mean if I ANSWJEK: Ante meridian, post meridian. Union of Socialist •Soviet Republics. Works Progress Administration, Intelligence Quotient, Anno Domini. NEXT: Dinner time iu a marine too. erJy. "I'll call the fellows oft this deal and let you pack the phosphate on the Molly if you'll bury the past and give Marie'n me your blessing." "Are you oul o£ your mind?" shrieked Bat. "The fellow doesn't live who's good enough for my Marie. I'd rather see her dead than married to you." Lowering his head, bull-like, he grabbed Tommy round (he middle and prepared to throw him bodily off the dock. Tommy gave a yell. The other men dropped their loads and ran toward the two, shouting. * * » r PHE noise ot Ihe fight had aroused olher barge people. Heads poked out of hatchways from boats on both sides of the clock. 'Bat La Porte needs help," cried a big Irishman on a barge nearest the fray. "It's them damned truckmen again." "And they're stealing my cargo and trying to load il on a pirate barge," roared Bat, falling back as Tommy pried himself loose. All the old rivalry between the canalboat people and the truck- men flared up again, n had been seething ever since ice had begun to break in the river. Now, the feud, which dated back to the World War when trucking started cutting in on barge-hauling, was on in earnest. Last night's skirmish was as nothing comparer) to 'he battle (his evening. In the confusion Tommy and his loading the pirate out 'men in finished bavge. It slipped silently while lilt and Ihe oilier bargem were still fighting. Bat turned limn to sec its black hulk disap- pc-ai down the river under its own power. "We're all fools," he bellowed. "They finished loading that cargo while we were fighting these idiots." Bat prepared to fling at them every word of abuse he knew in French as well as English. But before lie could form a single phrase, the truckers fled down South Street. The cause was ap- A police aircn shrieked. paren. police aircn shrieked. For a few inomcnH it seemed to be heading straight for Pier fi, then it grew fainter and finally faded entirely. Tommy Ryan, feeling his brui in the shadow of an empty tru didn't wonder, he asked. "Who's your boy friend, Marl* he inquired, strolling casually ward the pair as they paused i der the arc-light. Dan grabbed her by both an "Are you this fellow's girl?" Marie turned her baek on To my. "Please go, I beg you," i pleaded wilh Dan. "I'm nfii, you'll be hurl," Tommy, hands in his pock' and cap pulled down over eyes, slood silently by, a sink figure in the half-light from nbo' Dan gripped Marie's arm till 5 winced. "Do you belong to t ; man?" "No, but for God's sake go," begged. "Leave this girl alone," E said, turning lo Tommy, "and tl goes for all lime. I know 5 won'l mind." He spoke as one accustomed, giving orders. "Bui I do mind." Tomm tones had an edge. "I lake Orel from no one, least of all fron't guy like you." Me swung a fist upward. "Tommy," Marie screami "You're acting like a caveman.': Dan dodged and laughed, don't fight before ladies. See y. later." * * * T-JALF-HYSTERfCAL, Mar' caught Dan by the hand n! led him toward Ihe Molly, wl but one idea in mind, lo gel h- out of Tommy's reach. "Here's my home," she s? "Will you come aboard and m my people?" The tide was going out nnd ,. barge was far below Ihc dock )< el. Marie jumped to the Moll 1 deck. Dan followed her towr the hatchway. It was shoved ba. Bat's head appeared in the ope ing. "I've gol company, pop," Ma called. Bal turned one eye on Dan. 1. other eye was swollen sh "Bring him in and let's look h over." As Dan and Marie disappeoi down the hatchway wilh B- Tommy Ryan loft the shellen (ruck and walked slowly' tow; the Baptistc barge. (To Be Continued} Weather Can't Put Chill On Paul Bunyau Legends BY ,IOHiV iJi. KKl.LV United Press Staff Correspondent BEM1D.M, Minn. (UP)—An old fcl Hhe (ices. liven llic Wind Froze "It wa sso cold," the old timer timer, who likes to spin yarns of said, "the wind froze up in sheets." the great Paul Bunyan, sat in I Bunyan then had it sawed and the back room of a Bemldji store. I stored in chunks for summer A severe cold wave, driving down j A fi ,. c llad to bc k t ' fu n ram the Arctic, had dropped the blast seven days and temperature to 30 degrees below I 1 zero. I belore il grew warm enough burn paper. IL took a month fry n steak, and even then it rare. Ccoks had to plan a r several months in advance, an two-minute egg for Monday brf fast wasn't ready until Thurs Because the sun wouldn't (lire abroad In such frigid weal Bunyan begun installation of Northern Lights—his one adml failure—to provide light for crews to work by. But lie al doned the project when the . seven nights'minaticn proved undepenciable. Down Memory Lane 10 Years ,\£u Mr. anrt Mrs. p. L. Pittman arc moving ( 0 Memphis where Mr. Pittman is lo be connected with an Insurance company . . . Miss Thcltna Worlhington. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Worthinglon, made (he best, scholastic record in senior high school the first semester with an average of 14 points. Branson were second with an average of Jl pcints. i-'ive Teal's Ago O. P. Moss, for a number of years genera! manager of the Arkansas Missouri Power company, has been named mannijct of the Blythevillo Waler company nnd will take chaise February 1st. One Year Ago Mrs. Loretta Pryov Nccly died "Bathin' weather," the old tinier snecreci. He cocked his feet on Ihc stove I rnU and inquired: "Ever hear about Paul Bunyan' -^ ~ Z '. TC^ ~, ~, " and^ the Ycnr-of-thc-Two - Win - j 1< L'LllL J 111065 \VOI1 t rrOQUCC i 1 And then, over the. the five, he told of a winter so Iho .snow turned blue. The laic is only one of many that compose the, legend of thu mythical Pali] Bunyan. Bunyan yurn.s now are being spun by the hundreds Sunday at her home here. THE FAMILY DOCTOR T. M. KEG. O. S. PAT. OFF ackie of| Although They (lonlain Sonic Viianm er so cold < o J RV DR. MOKKIK F1SHBE1N , railed carotene, out of which In some sections of (he country, I horfy develops vtCimin A. is x addiction to fruit and vegetable able in fair amounts in som the fruit juices. Most fruits fair souro.s of vitamin Bl She would have been 85 on May (5. Mrs. Neely was Ihe wife cf the Inte J. W. Nccly who died in 1025. OUT OUR WAY Kathryn ncnlon and Maureen They came to Blytheville in 1918. By J. R. Williams OUK BOARDING HOUSE wilh Major Hooplc WHACT IS THIS? MUD YOU'VE BROUGHT IN, OR. JAM YOU'RE TAX Us)' OUT? % SAY/ THAT HOUND IS EAT*N6 US INTO BANK- RUPTCV / <5INCE ME JOINED OUR'STAPP OF PANTRV PIRATES, I HAVE TO COOK 9XTRA POTATOES, PUDDING' AND PIE EVJERV MEAL/ GREAT CfcESAR, MARTHA/ WSCRAM A RACING GREYHOUND *V^ (S . JUST ' NEVER SHOULD SUSPECT M. IMITATING f < TME EXISTEMCE OF A ^ POTATO/—- PIE / PUDDING.' EGAD/ SCRANWOLD MUST ' EAT ONJLY H/\M8URGER OR } WON'T B6 BEEF STEvV— AND THE J ABLE TO ONLY LIQUID THAT EVER )) RUM POR SHOULD TOUCH HIS LIPS fv ^ STREET IS f\ REFRESHING 1 <$W CAR./ / CUP OF TEA AFTER. c^L^^^j^Zl- A RACE/ .JLJ??^~rr^te« ^r^~^ && ^ 83V ^ ^.^i. fffr ^ <r-\ ^ FCTTEMWG MltA UP & LITTLE/ -,....„ J uims ll!ls B row u apace. There 13, because °f ™ llrs(> . a definite place in (he from Fc-b. R lo 11 Bemidji win eel- I <iictl for fruits anrt vegetables nnd ebralo its annual Paul Bunyan j 11 ™ for ' nlil ant) vegelable juices, winter carnival. Every man in .'.' " lel "c is no magic in tomato town must, grow a beard for the Juico ' P'ucapplc, orange or grape carnival, at which winter sports i>llcc - Thcrtv is "° mystery about enthusiasts will seek lo rival -.he ; CI(ler - srajwfniil juice or loganberry feats of ihc mvtbical Paul. Jlucc - nncl tllere is 'ess even to cause excitement about sauerkraut The- why of I/ikc Huron According to old timers: liim.viiji built. Lake Huron as a con'a! fnr milk whales when lie teamed whales were mammals. He .'-tarlccl Ihc Mississippi liver I'V empiyiii!: a pan of Oishwater. He i-uiij. a fire under a lab: in which he had dumped a carload of peas and a herd of oxen. ;.nd made pea foup f-'r his logBirs; crew, i He brought a pacidlc-whccl slcamcr from New Orleans to crui.se around the lake and stu- me roup.i Tie brought the Swedes lo Min- i'.r.i'U< ;ifler selling' the state to '.!if Kim: of Sweden. And wait, llvroirgli the lo.iic.si, co'idcsl winter ever heard of. Hlue Snow— B«rrh I' was so cold the snow turned blur, and il arcw proyre.'slicl.v coiiier until next fall, when winter •sol iu ar.ain. Lowers in Paul Hun.van'.s day Slew l-.rarti.s to protect their taccs. and the beards i;rcw lo iremcn- (ioiis Iniglhs. "PiMiic of the boys had H" 1 ct" ls of em 'Knitted Into box." Ihc old t.'sr.cr said. A low-lyiiiR clout! l)allk W11S >wiitly converted into a mountain of solid Ice. That was the first ol juice, celery juice or the fluids derived from squeezing olher vegetables. Olio reason why fruit and vegetable juices are .so popular is the fact lhal we now eat imi"h less carbohydrate food for energy than. w used to eat. We do nol use our muscles for walking or tor heavy ' lifliii". Therefore, there is a len- ilnuy to depend on Irtiit and vcge- li>')li > juice's rnlhcr than on t'.ie cereals and bread. Among Ihe liui!, juicc.s. graps- Iruii, pineapple, orange, apple a.nrt £ra|;e arc the leaders, but lemon, lime, tangerine, loganberry, apricot. P<':tch. prune, phiin. pomegranate, currant, pear and olher juices are filso available, and Uicvc arc t;ch- ni<t!t"s for milking nectarine, stravv- bntv and blueberry juices. Amons the vegetable juices, lo- has conm In be known as the lineurilis vilamin. and all fi routsin tairly good quantities vilamin c. Vitairin O happens to be C; oxydized and in the making pasteurization of certain fruit Jl vitamin C is largely lost. Slra juices from orati?es and contain about as much vitami as did the fresh fruits tlierase The tomalo is a fruit bill usually cl-ivscd as a vcget; 'I'he icmiato is a i;oo;l source o! tamin A. El. I!2 or O, and an cellenl source of vitamin C. :l;\oiers. e mercury thn MOS in Bimyan's thev- Kl n 1 knv il >v '' lS .M-iir.-. diuibins back lo wro. (ri I •> licavily I 1 '"'! had lo invui to find the "liito ami sauerkraut juice lend itic fi'ild. but there is also .some msrket fm celery, spinach, carrot, garlic, oniiin. boct and IcUuce juice. | Tl'.e chief faclots in any food | Mibstance arc proteins, carbohy- Announcements I . I The Courier News has j foiuis'.ly authorized (o annoi ' Ihe following candidacies for o subject to the action of the De erotic primary in August. Mississippi County JurlB ROLAND GREEN Sheriff and Collector HALE JACKSON Treasurer R. U (BILLY) GAINES (For Second Term) County and I'rolmlc Clcrl T. W. POTTER i For Second Term) drates. fat-s. mineral water were on ropes nnd rouahage. One value of Ihc fruit juices He.s In their sugar con- l.:iu. Grape juice will yield from 1C 10 n per cent ot sugar: orange juice. 8 to 14 per cent; pineapple. ' to 10 per cent, nnd npples. 8^ to 12 per cent. Most fruit juhesj an- low in protein snd iu fal. | 'I'he Imii juicr-s are unlikely U>1 ''-^ii'iiiii lur'-r aiuoun 1 :- ol vihnnhi \ "' ! A bivaviic diis is n tut soluble vi- j W1 lanilii. However, the subslantc Tlic Courier News has been [ thorized to announce the Jol> ing candidacies for election atj| Municipal Eleclion, lo be In April 2. j Municipal Judge | IXiYLE HENDERSON | (I''or Second Term) | GEORGE W. BARHAM B City Clerk | FRANK WHIT\TOKT![ P CHARLES SHOR'I' Ij .1OI1N rOSTUP \" City Alfomcj 5 ROY NELSON >

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