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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 26, 1940
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PAGE FOUR THE BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS THB COUHIEIt NEWS CO. H. W. HAWES, Publisher J. GRAHAM SUDBURY, Edllor SAMUEL F, NORRIS, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives; Arkansas Dallies, Inc., New York, Chicago. Detroit, Oklahoma City, Memplils. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter nt the post- office at Blylhevllle, Arkansas, under net ol Congress, October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the City of Blytlievlllo, I5c P cr weefc, or 65c per month. By mall, within a radius of 50 miles. $3.00 |:<-r year, $1.50 for six months, V5c tar three months; by mail in postal zones two to .six IncluslU', $6.50 per year; in zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. Who I'uys U, $. Open 1 1 ing Expanses ' Don't gloat too hard if you were one of the people who didn't need lo pay any federal income taxes this year. Don'1 for a mimite think you're gelling away with something. You're not. You're paying for the privilege of ile- inocriicy, just the same as Die mitn who mailed a check with liis lax relui'iis is paying for it. Only yon don't notice it quite as much. Jt'-yoii paid an income lax, yon know, at least, where some of (lie money to rim the _ country is coming from, liut the combined income and' inheritance taxes collected this year will make up less than 25 per cent of the money • needed to operate the government. .The 1940 census will probably .show about 132,000,000 people in tlic United Slates, but only 3,500,000 of them are paying income taxes. This means Dial only one out of every i!8 persons pays an income lax, or one out of every IB voting citizens. Unele Sam will collect about two billion dollars from . this form of taxation aud from inheritance taxes put together— but the expenses for the year will total nine billion. The income tax, in fad, just pays for \VPA, with very little or nothing loll over. The number of person.s on WPA'lias varied between two and three million since 3<)35. A year ago there \yere nearly three million collecting •;.',' WP.A, 'checks— almost as nia.ny pcys'qjw .::«W;M-w 1 e i *|Kiy»ig- income (axes. Tnc fcil- eral ; government spent $2,065,000,000 for- this form of work-relief alone during the fiscal year ending in June, • 1939; and the year ending next June will have cost about \\/.> billions. Who pays for the rest of the «ov- crnmenlal expenditures? You do, of course. U comes in various indirect ways— customs, corporation taxes, undivided profits taxes, . laxe.s on checks ami on safely deposit boxes, taxes on cigarets, liquor and amusements, pro-. cessiug taxes and taxes on gasoline. Altogether, Uncle Sam has ligm-cd. otic several hundred different ways of extracting cash from his citizens. Blost of them the average person never oven notices from day to day. I'ainiess taxation? At Ihe moment ol extraction, yes, because you don't "otice it; in the aggregate, no. fu a year's lime, the pennies and nickels add up to incredible amounts. And remember, uhat Uncle Sam doesn't collect in taxes, he borrows. That's a lil- llo matter which your children, who have had nothing to say about if will have to settle up. OUT OUR WA WA'THEVILLE (AUK.) COURIER HEWS "The Story of Democracy By Hcndrlk WlUcni van Loon New Trade Ron I os lo East and West Bring Men New Ideas of How' lo Live Itrnl .striiyijie for | iiiat form of Democracy which is now being clmllengod by the lotiili- Innan stiile did not bc«ln until some four centuries ago. Discovery of n direct ovcrwiis route lo Amciicu In i«2, of one to Ihe indies In HOT, completely rltanetrd (he economic structure of Kurojic Those llndiiifs dc.slroyrd (he feudal system wlilcii hud been bused upon agriculture and Introduced tlio use of capitalism. II is true that n money-economy hu<| already been known In Hie Italian city republics of 11)0 15lh century, especially In Florence where Hie Mcciicls had established the llrst big International banking house. Hut, In the Low Countries. where the small Independent, iicasaiu- lanrtownei 1 had never been ns completely absorbed by Die feudal lords as In Hie rest of Europe, there was an (fell breeding ground for a small- scale sort of capitalism. countries, while csscnliiilly Christum. hail become more and more resentful of lieini; ruled by a hic-nirchy which lo them was ot foreign origin iind which, being foreign, failed lo imrter.slaml the Icrnncrnmcmt and the prejudices of a race alien lo ihemseh'es. Tilde followed Dint widespread attempt ut reform of the Church from within, flulhcr lo the surprise of those who uiul Mnrlcd It, this rndtMl In a dotinllc sftpiinUlon from Rome and the establishment of a church which to this day Uotrays Us origin by Us name— that ol llic "communities who protested." /in long ns (he Spaniards and the Portuguese, with the. approval of the Papacy, were the only tagUtnmtc owners of nil the newly discovered territories in Africa. Aslu and America, the |ieo-. pic ot the Low countries and ot England had been obliged to respect the wishes of (heir spiritual master. , The moment they censed lo recognize hfei au- Ihorlly, the whole of the planet was llieirs, provided they had the slreiiBtli lo help (hemselves to whatever they wished. Unlll then, they had nevtn- plnycd any piuticuhir role in Inlenialioniil 11 (fairs, They were yoini(! aud esujcr. Being without liny experience in such mutters, they most cheerfully failed (o iculizc .the dangers (hey would Incur when they boldly Milled past the Cape ol Guild Hope and C«pc Horn to iitltick bolh llic Spaniards nml the Portuguese In their rich colonial domains In India, nnd America. Their foolhardy courage was richly rewarded, for within an Incredibly short space of lime they had turned the Mediterranean hHo a somnolent inland sea. had reduced Vculcc and Genoa lo elites of the third rank imd had removed tlio center of the spice trnde from Portugal to (no Nclherlnnds. Having In this way become conscious of their own strength, people of the Low Countries -m(\ England ceased, lo be good mcdiacvullsls in lliclr feeling towards their legitimate lord nml muster. This newly . found scir-confldcncc produced OUB iif Ihq most important, documents in (he history of SJlf-gbveni'uienl. 1), was 'written In the year '• 1581 and it wns n 'formal net of aUjuratio/C which Informed Kills Philip of Spain thai, the people of the Nelhcrluiuls no longer considered him as their over-lord. 'Hils act of abjuration -of the year 1581 iiHro- dticcd a new point of view within Ihe realm ol applied politics. For the first time (here wns a liitil or ilmt ideal which insists Hint a regular contract exisls between the .subjects mid mcir ruler. Two centuries later llml curious heresy wns l « give us Ihe Ucclnmtlon of Independence of the people of Hie Unilud States ol Amcricu nnd Hie Declaration of the Rights or Man of ihc Frencli Revolution. • SERIAL STORY $15 A WEEK TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 1040 * BY.LOUISE HOLMES $&% i <%&$/!#. ^''^^i^Jf ^ p^tt U. S- PAT, Off. "Don't give nic an un'mnnil— go r-igln l>7ek~iTi' uml get your ruljljcrs ;inil uni)«'olla!" THIS CURIOUS WORLD ByWiinam reimtson Nli.VT: I'.mcr and moiicj- join forces (u slnlilisli Ihc imnmii-liial sj-stcm. THEY SAY We are siwrilieina our niilioniil economy to creiite n new order nml "no Irrrllory nnd no imlemnilics" nrc Ihe twin pillars of rnir (Jliuui policy.—Vaklchiro .Suniii. JitpuiicM! foreign ol- * » * 1 would like lo emphasize Hut. I Imvr no pro- IKfiils (o umkc mill no commitments lo otter HI (lie tmntc of my government. I ;\m here solely on n fuel-rinding lour.—Undersecretary of Slutc Simmer Welles, interviewed hi London. * * * All Bovcrnmciit ofiiciiils should llo t only clo vishl. but they should <k> right m the rigiu'wny. —Senator George W. Norris llnd., Neb.). WILD , WHEN PLACED IM A NEW VORK ZOO, IMMEDIATE l^y 1 TI-IE PLOOR. OF MACADAMIZED WEST PLACE STREET; IN SALINA, KANSAS. ANCIENT RECORDS' RECENTLV UNCOVERED SHOVV THAT'. ONI>/ ,| ANSWER: 11 is nol the .smoiilhncss of ice lhat makes il slippery bul ttie film of water thai forms' between jour skate and Ihc ice due to pressure. - . NKXT: Creatures that chew \yllli ilicir Irg5. Women Told o? Jobs In Bookkeeping Field I'HILADELPHIA. (UP> — There jre figures mid figures, lull wmicn ire too interested in tin- physical i type, according to Mrs. Hmrtiec |Schcc Robncll. former Norllr.v'csl- (Pi-n Univeisily dean of \uniieii. "Jobs for wumsn in Ihr- miliic """Heal field are going I )C , B|I , S ,-. I '.lie lol<i Temple Univcrsit v seniors "There are many openings for women accountants and bookkeepers." Mlllc (iriivity I'ull The plimet Ceres has su lilllc eriivll.y pull (hat, a Iwillct from a modem ride, fired vertically from its Mirfncc. would leave llic plniicl forrver. 'I'hcre arc now I.085.UUD aulo- mohiln truilcrs registered in ihc United Slides, according lo the latest figures. A,m J/uUoBlcd lt Vniuulc tnmtlf iind sieve .",,,""••"'""•'«"/ l."o? J ,« in Jicr lire. HIM „)>,. k»<m« tluu A mV/"^ ""'" '"'""« *>"•«»" Aim limit, h, r llcw M |, tnim , U( , " tr " 1 ' ' CHAPTER XXIX ' was rather inlrospecUvi mat summer. U seemed ti her (hat everyone had lost sigli ot the fact that happiness wa: somcihlng { 0 be attained, to bi fought for. The life pattern wa; as clearly defined in the social se "s it had been on Murray street i'ou were carefully reared and criucalcd, your body was made strong and beautiful, nol for your own satisfaction, but in (he hope thai you might attract .a mate She attempted lo think i Urough. Suppose Paul had loved her. Suppose they had risked ;i life together on his income and I'?' » Whal would il havc mcanlV ii they hart married, she am Paul, would they havc been .... ? The struggle for existence mighl have clanged (heir love to dissatisfied lolerance. In (he end would they havc Bellied down to a blank acceptance of defeat, each blaming the other? Ann didn't know.. In her heart she believed lhat (hey might havc worked out a life—if Paul had loved her. 7n her heart she knew lhat he would always and forever live in the closeness of her thoughts, that no one would take his place. * * t JT was when she had spent two months as a member ot the Temple family that Ann attended a house parly with. Steve. On Saturday aflemoon they drove (o n summer lodge in Wisconsin. He was iirdent and worshipful. Ann was pleasantly aware of her stunning clothes, her correct baggage, and (he orchid on her shoulder. The week-end turned out to be .in episode of drinks and more drinks, of Imid laughter and shrill voices. Steve wa.? unable io make Ihe homeward drive and Ann look 1hc wheel. Ho slept noisily and she rtosplsed him. She had been bored sick with the house parly. Flowers arrived the following day, bushels of them. The telephone rang- constantly. Ann Ignored Ihc floral peace offerings and refused lo answer the telephone. The second day Steve came without calling. lie round Ann in th c garden. "Hollo, Ann." he said, twisting Ins hat like an embarrassed school boy. "Hello, Sieve." she answered, snipping roses induslriously. "You got drunk, hideously, rot lenly drunk." . "I've been sober as a judge eve since. Talk to me, won't you?" Go ahead. I'm listening," I love you, Ann," he blurtc. ou 'k,M va ". 1 J ; ou to mafr y me '" No, (hanks." Roughly he took (he roses Jrom her arms. Tossing them lo the ground, he led her lo a canopied swing. "Did you hear me w tha I. love you?" he asks' sively. "Yes." "Will you marry me?" No." "Why?" "Because I don't want to." ,' s . 'I because I get drunk?" That s one o£ the reasons." He took her hand, pressing baeV ie fingers one by one, looking at the pink palm. "I'm a conceited ?'? . h>e , said '. " f iidn ' i tni »k I'd didn't think I'd have"lo." 7 '"^ 'Sieve, listen," she said genlly rou don t love me. You've had everything you wanted since the day you were born. Now, because i put up ;, Hide resistance, you limlc you've got to have me." He shook his head gloomily. You re wrong, Ann. I'd do anything in the world io make you ove me." "You can't make another person ove you. I can't even moke my•£«. You cither do or you don't." An,, WC || ]{ncw )ho fruth of (h! tatement. "Ann—if I'd stop drinking—" . I won't be obligated lo love •ou, she said. "No, Steve-, you 6o your way and I'll go mine." He still held her hand. Bending us head, ho kissed the palm. "J'U o your way, Ann," he said Ecri- susly. "No matter where you go, U be lagging along—and I'll not o drunk." .jTEVE was as good as his word. He devoted himself lo Ann vith a persistence and subtle uoivledgo of technique that nally brought results. While she id not Jove him, she enjoyed bc- ig with him, npprccialcd his nany thoughtful kindnesses, came ) depend on his devotion. They rifted away from Irene's excite- lent-mad crowd and sought sim- Icr pastimes. One hot afternoon they lay on ic beach just below the Temple arclen. A leafy elm shaded them roin the torrid rays, of the sun. hey had been in rind out oE the •ater for an hour. -iVVray; beside lem held tall glasses o'f iced ofl'ee and a silver tray of sand- i wichcs. Sipping Ihc coffee, Ann said, "I thought you were engaged to marry Irene when I first met her." "I like Irene," he said. "I think we would have been married if you hadn't come along. And we would have made a go of il. We're, companionable, we understand the same kind of life." "You don't understand me at all, do you, Steve?" "I'm doing my best." lie grinned at her over his glass. "When we you going to break down nnd many me?" "I don't know," she said, adding wistfully, "I wauled to be madly In love with Ihe man i married, so in lovo lhal nothing else mattered." , L He put his hand over hers, "I'll * make you love me," he said. Jt~ was a typical remark and Ann saw his change ot attitude, his saner way of living, as it was, a phase, an adventurous gesture. He had not changed, not really. He was simply intrigued by her reluctance and playing the game ol pursuit as he played every other game, to the last ditch. He would go luck (o his cock- luils and faulosliu behavior when Ihe chase was ended. His love was nol n tragic emotion. Only .lis pride would be hurl it she refused him. «•• s * to decide to marry Sieve, Ann's thoughts turned jack to Paul. Having dinner with Paul in a cheap little restauranl silling close beside him in Ihe hrobbing darkness of a picture louse, walking with him in the )ark—there had been a complete-/, less ,'ibout i(, Ann knew thai she* vould never again experience (he *' 'Her peace and contentment of lie hench in Cinrneld Park. More than three months had lassed since the night of Ihe jewel obbery. Arm had nol seen Clara, lor heard from her, since lhal 'ighl. In her busy new life she lad not found (lie lime lo drop nlo Uie 10-cenl store. And then, ne Sunday afternoon in lale Sep- .cmber, Mr. Temple asked Ann to all on an old couple who lived n the West Side. They had been crvants in his father's home and e had cared for (hem through he years. They had known Pelc nd loved him. Mr. Temple Bought they would like to meet >te's daughter. Ann immediately made up her iind to include ;i visit lo Clara i (he Irip. Afterward she thought ie fates must have had some- ling to do 'wil/i that Sunday fternoon •jnunl. • Aflerivard rfio luddered to Ihink that she might* ever, havc gone to see Clara. (To Be Continued) RIGHT OR WRONG ABOUT PEOPLE Arc Wonieij More Honest Than" Men? rti.n., tici.o. utlior u[ "How l'i Vac In Bunlnosa" cliliqiic HI- of n \vomin jiist as readily us llic direct lie. of the man. Hardened liar and Ccurler OH, THEM-WHY. THEM'S WATEP COLOR, ;, SPOILT--I CAM'T YOU flLI. VOLl RLIW OUT Of-' TAINT.' \ U4 -S \Z* * ^-^f"y *. :;««— r <\$z?**-f '-Hi^JiKi-.:•.•;—; Sonic (oil bridge attendants now use piiper hugs to prevent a shock of static electricity. Motorists are asked lo drop their toll payment into (lie b:m. (he paper serving as insulation against the,shock. 0 WL^OAM^HOUSK "Mi Major Hoodie 'I \Wwtvs PLAN A^Y AOTQ-/ COM'T RF~ r\"T - "/" " ~ ~~\fy • ^~~ i . "^"'^Hiii^^lpH '••: •'*:!•'•'I-'! I tlY\ \ TALKS To P °T HIMSELF- TO SLEEP') ' /^ PANJTb/ lU^vUlUn V~~ LET ' 5 ^ JSRK TROLLEYS ) fc~ -3 • X OFFA ™ E W 'RE / LEftMDHR IS t RESTLESS/ Now here is n iiucslion \vhiuh rc- lircs nil Ibc honcsly we can iinis- r to tiisniss. We slioulrl cxpe:l •••- en to say (.hut. men aro more hou- half. t.. out! women to say that, (he irer sex is (lie more honest sex. NKXT: trangcly. however, dial is not, :t T.cil? hal we tiiKl. Lust, evening, for in.'.iunce. I isketl Ihb same (|iicstio;i of « woman librarian who hns worked In libraries both m men's ana in women's colleges. i'lic ;,;iid with con.skler.-ible fcel- i if lhal mpri! * i books Uu-iird up 't t niisiins in wu- - men's colleges, rhal in u\c same plaw,s more pages wore surrcpti- iion.sly lorn out of Ihc book.?, more fines for overdue •woks avoided by ingenious excuses Tins i-Hllin- .slioi.-krd me. so I iiiFlilfrd Dr. ,J. l.iirson. niillinr of "M'liiE iinrl (is Oeler.lion." Io find —. nervous amateur bolh meet their match in Ihcsb machines, just as Ihc man liar meets more Uiir.i his -equal when he tries to oul-inisltxid lii.s better what .this report Dr. UUSCMI ritcd ;i s icnl deal oi material whirl, <•;,„ h p ;() , . Wlllrae(j "D by nu.vuvi tlmt it, j s dil.'iciill, lo Kiy which sr-x ,| OCB [nc morc lying b-can:,c n u -y do :,„ entirely (IiffciTiii khiii ,,[ lim Oof!, II Pay to Know Mind Your Manners a iiroposed rclunrthig bond Ksmt of 546,000 which will .run for 21 years, said tax to continue until said bonds and interest, arc paid. Said election shall be held In said District on March 22, 1940, between the hours of 2:00 P.M. and 6:30 P.ivf.. and otherwise in the manner provided by law for hold- rag special school elections, al the follo-.ving polling places, lo-wil: Burdette School Building. Witness my hand this 24 clay ol February, I9«>. Mrs. Thomas H. Ivy ..Coiiut.y Rxamincr. •jg-1-14-21 Life Span of Lions Lions, like men. mature in approximately .one-fourth of lli'.'i^ life span. Tlicy live well in cai™ livity. nnd .sonic have been known io live under mail's .care for L'5 years or more. Test your knowledge of correct: .social usage b.v answering the fol- J lowing riucttions, |li c n clieckin" I against. n, c aulliorilnUvc ;uiswcra i beluw: '• 'f you an- .speaking lu a p r o- fessor who lias a rii. D. — \vlial would yon rail L t i m ? • How would you address- a rabbi? it. How would you ;uidrcfs a priest, •hose luune you do not know? ''. How slioiik! you' address a rplrstanl. elergyniaii? ''. If you nrc speiikinu in a iimyor. w)i;,i. ivodld yon cnll liim 1 ' Whiii, would you /ID jf_ are iirtdrowhij. ,m envcln|ii: to a ProlcsUuil inlnlslc'r-- Write. Kinll.ti"? i Write. .l a iii"s Mr. Jam??, I. »r. Smith. 'J. Rabbi Temple, or ir in- ): U i(h doctors degree, Dr. 'I'einplr;. : Women. In .scldcun lie direelly but nuke rvisivr v . n -,\nn misleading t :r,i K1T s. :ln ,| in ,.„„.' enil se-:d oilier.- oil un :. i,i|... i r .,j; wilhoul rwnin:: n,,i ln (h ,/ o , H ' T .vi((i i^ tuuijthjn lie Men's )ie.<, aa- e'l.iici ."•inrc- thry ar" n-ii 4. Mr. Demi. Or if he is u DV. } or I.I..I). he Is culled Dr. Dean. A I l'iMhor:iii minislcr would be culled ! Pi's-lor De.iu, i •>. Mr. Mn.vor. j I Best "Wiuil Would Vo'j Do" vjl- i (o rfslei-l jullon mi. ! NOT in; oi SPECIAL SCHOOL H.KCTtON IN BMIDEITE SPK- <-l\l. HCIIOOl. DISTRICT, •MISSISSIITt COUNTY, .MI- Announcements: The Courier News has t;ccn tot- mally Htilfioiizcd ( 0 mniounce Ihr following candidacies for office subject to the action of the Democratic primary in August. Mississippi Coimlv .Inclge HOLAND GREEN Slicritf ami G'ollectm HALE JACKSON County Trciistirnr n. L (BILLY) GAINiSi i For .Second Tenni •IAUK PINLEV ROBINSON ('"'luilr and Trobatp Clfrli T. w. parr En i For Second Tc'-in' ClrcuH Court f InrU HAKVEV MORRIS (For Second Term) il-\ir Hie seal now held liy Woodrow Hutton> J. t.EE BEARDEN l r or i.'osl now i:rW by ^'ra:^k \villi«nis PRANK VVILUAMJ <Kor Second Tcrini <Vm rust now lin'W by L. H <VHr<.i L. H AUTRV . '[•'or Second Term t CKANK 0. W. (BUUUY) vVATSON i for .Second Temp J-. hricby filvcn Unit ,. | thori/ccl lo rtnnoiincf Hip folio' *i«Tr;i) school elei-Uon will be held candidacies for election n. 1 din m^ Hiirrtelle sped,,! Kviiool DihlviDi, nicipni Kleetlnn. tolw held Apr « iSf - "i 1 r !? ;1 F -^ .ffl-cissi'M arSvf v;:: T ^-^^r^s -is ex >e erl ro " "^ l ° ^ ° f 8 """*' * aitl BtllWlt '« *'"'»* tltx Women , n 1*1 7T, 1 - , l ° ''° l '° IICC " ;d """"^ c » lllr Women n ;> mil be blgscr liais. | iissewd vaiualloft of all taxable •n^ !i f ° i • '', ry 'J 1 " betlcr cue.-.,, i propeny i,, UK Ulslricl, beginning i rwscmotlcn.Ucdet^lorlmlrii-pvllh Ihc taxrs collccied in lhc| menus .lie then- nemesis, lor tlio year ion, for Ihe of pav- «3isltive. record tape Hips up the Mug the principal and interest of I . .Municipal DOYLE HENDEilSpN 'For Second Term) GEORGE W. BABHAM City Clerk FRANK WHrnVOBTH Oil/lRLES SHORT JOHH FOSTlitt City Attumcy HOY NELSON PKRCY A. WRIGHT

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