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PAGB FOUR (ARK.)_CX)URIER NEWS _ BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TfIX OXJROBl-WEWB CO, PUBLISHERS .-,:,'.•• 0. B. BABCOOK. Editor . H. . HAIKIS, Aayertuing Mtnager ^ J3oi« Nttioiiil ' Advert king Tb* Tbomu P. Clwk Co. Inc., New York, AijidelpiiU, AtUnU, D»U»s. S»n Antonio, Ban IWielsco.- CMc«gp, Bt. Louis. _ Publlihtd: tytty ; Aiurooda - Except Sunday. ___ E&tettd u-Kcood cUsa matter at the post «Bic* '»t BlythevUle, Arkansas, under «ct or Congress October 9. 1817. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION BATES By carrier In the city ot Blythevlllc, 15c per wetk or $6.50 per year In advance. ' By m«U within t r»dlua or W mile*, »3,00 per ' ye*r, <1.M for ill months, 85c for thrw nionthj; by mall In postal *onej two to six, Inclusive, S6.W P" year, In zones seven Mi eight, $10.00 per year, payable In e^Tince, Local Responsibility The suggestion by certain lenders on both sides of the prohibition issus that a national referendum ou the subject be held would merit enthusiastic endorsement were it possible; foi- such a referendum to provide u solution for th& problem. For belter or for worse, however, prohibition is in the national constitution, and it will take a good (leal more than a referendum ever to get it out. A referendum would provide a test of public opinion, would show what the majority of the people of the country want, but it could not bring them any closer to a fulfillment of their desires than thty are now. Despite the swing toward the wit • side indicated by the recent election there is no prospect that the 18th amendment will bo eliminated from the constitution within the lifetime of the present generation. It is there and there to duy for si long time. What may happen, what, in fact, is already happniing, is that it will be observed and enforced in communities, and states whei'v it ia wanted, and gradually pass into the limbo of forgotten things where it is not want. ed. That process is alrsady under way in many American communities. It is nothing now. It is. a way we have of disposing of unpopular legislation. Instead of trying to repeal it, we : just forget it. \Ylictnes- the process lisre referred to : will be_aixelcraled by retirement..pf.- the federal government from the prohibition enforcement field, except where ' liquor enters into inter-state or international coirimerce, remains to be .seen. But in any case there will be a need for thosi communities and those stales that really, want prohibition to do something more about it than they have in the past. Arkansas ranks with the dryest states in the country, according to the Literary Digest poll. Yet prohibition enforcement in many comnumitiss of this state—perhaps in the state as a whole—aside from the activities of federal officer.s, is a huge joke. Litjuor is eheap3r and better in Arkansas than it is in Chicago, which is supposed to ' be one of the weltcst s]K>ts in the United States. If that is what we OUT OUR WAY want, well and «ood. At any rate let's recognize thai it is- primarily our own responsibility and not go crying to Uncls Sam to handle a job which, if we really wanted it done, we could readily handle ourselves. Football and Charily It is (|iiite underolandabh if certain large universities do not care to par- licipate in post-season football games in which lite gate receipts would go to relieve unemployment. Quite a number of valid excuses can be advanced. • Hut it is hardly in order for any of I he officials involved to use a lop-lofty lone in expressing their refusal. Certain educators have pointed out, somewhat .scornfully, that college football iif not played for the benefit of the genzral public. Quite so; .but for whom, then, is it played? And for whom were all of these great stadiums erected? Hy making a big business out of an undergraduate sport, the colleges and universities have laid themselves open lo public misiimierslandings. They can hardly complain if their refusal to play for charity is sharply criticized. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark 7 he Valti of Tradition ' ^ It is extremely gratifying to learn that a rich English baronet, dying, has left ;i fortune'of ?ioO,000 to his valel. Gratifying, Hint is, because it so beautifully carries out on? of our favorite •English traditions. According to tradition, the English valet is perfect. He is a deft servant, a devoted ami loyal friend, a wise coun- sellor and • a trusted recipient of all manner of confidences, which he never betrays. In novel after novel he appears as a compendium of all the virtues, so..that one longs to move to England and hire a valet, if only to meet, iiv thq fksh, such a perfect specimen of Christian manhood. Now it develops that there is truth in this tradition. No English baronet would leave 1100,000 lo a valet if the valet was not just as described above. It is good to know that, some of our gay fancies can be verified now and then. . , '. Now that Qene Tuimcy is defendant in a suit tried before a Judge Hutting, expect him lo greet the Justice with a "HI. Hutting I" "Take a tip from me," as the Emperor of Abyssinia probably said when he gave awny dimes at his coronation. Upton Sinclair, who often has been taken for Sinclair Lewis, probably is hopeful ihal the judges who autirdcd the latter the Nobel prize arc victims of mistaken Identity. Exports at Johns Hopkins say the microbe of the common cold Is so small the most pow-. erful microscope cannot sec it. Shucks! They're just trying to magnify the whole thing. ( -FRIDAY,!' NOVEMBER 14, 1930 tloucd, somewhat sweeter (ran the milk sugar. Many of the Infant foods contain maltose and dextrin, because of special qualities which these sugars are believed to possess. Dextrin Is not fermented by most of the bacteria found In the intestines, but it is converted to maltose by the ferments that arc normally present In the intcsclnes. In Infants that have diarrhea, It is customary to use dextrin because It Is not likely to lead to fermentation. Dextrose can be given in larger amounts than other sugars and is, therefore, widely used in infant feeding. Mixtures of maltose and dextrin vary from 30 per cent mal- toes and 70 per cent dextrin to 60 per cent maltose and 40 per cent dextrin. Maltose is quickly converted in the intestines into the sugar known as dextrose or glucose, in which form it Is rapidly absorbed; In fact, dextrose Is the most quickly absorbed of all sugars. Because of_ its quick absorption and the fact thnt fairly large amounts may be added to the food of the infant, without the danger of fermentation, mixtures of maltose, dextrose and dextrin arc commonly used in infant foods. There :ire, of course, many other forms of sugar that can be supplied to infants In order to provide them with energy. All of the fruits contain sugars, chiefly dextrose, but Hi Is'does not possess any special advantage over othe forms of sugar. Whenever an excessive amount of sugar Is fed to an.in- ~ant, fermentation, with the for- nation of gas, takes place ard the ntaiit Is likely to develop diarrhea. "I can see the boss 1 point. His son's just been married and needs that job as much as I do." ja WASHINGTON "LETTER 11V nonxr.Y nUTCIIKR .-,li3iigh, that If Hoover docs not WASHINGTON—Few presidents I make his own position quite clear have ever been given such a i:-'his opponents in Congress will try markiible opportunity for liljh- t"i lorn: him . to make it- so. Farm Aid lo Cause Woe Farm relief bills objectionable to '.he While House are expected to grade political Uatesinnnshtp In t!ic face of great c.dds as will be offer cd Herbert Hoover. Bereft of control in both Houses " n >s a " (I the Debenture plan and of the 72d Congress. Hoover faces j t-e equalization fee will again be n supreme test c.f his right to wear I proposed, one or the other figuring the title of "superman" "with whlrh '" a measure likely to pass both he was Invested in Ilia campaign "fuses. It is questionable wl for election In mtiuy decades no 13 faced such difficult, leg: prospects nnd saved Ills parly from defeat In the ensuing presidential election. Hoover and the regular Republican icaderj presumably will • either scheme could be passed over but Democratic gains ide dis- tha Farm. Kelicf suggest the pos- president | Hoover's vein. but. pcmoeral ccislntivo!" 1 .'•"•'" states and the w, sitlsfaction with now BOOKER WASHINGTON'S BIRTH On Nov. 14, 1858, Booker T. Washington, American negro educator, was br.rn on a plantation near Halo's Ford, Va., the son of a mulatto slave. Aft,;r the Civil War, he went to Maiden, W. Va., to work in a coal mine. With the elementary education he acquired at night school:! the ycung miner entered tlie Normal and Agricultural Institute at Hampton, Va. He later became an instructor. In 1881, with a reputation established for educational work among Indians, Washington was appointed to establish a colored ncnnal school Tuskcgce, Ala. Ho Sim RUST CAUSES SOMETHING LIKE. &O (MILL/ON OOLIARS &4MAGE TO SMALL GffAlU CROPS' ANNUAJ-LY. IT HAS QSEK FDUNO, HOWEVER THAT A PAKT LIFE CYCLE OF THE COMMON PMKi; (NOT JAPANESE) AHV, NOW THAT TH^SH PLAWS APE 007ZAWEC; STfM. RUST IS POCWEP TO rue FCWEYEO FISH -IT CARRIES A PAIR OF WUTATON eves cw \TS stp^ HELP PKOTECT-- Ol MO BY ME* StflVK£. SMC. gave him an honorary degree in 1896 as did Dartmouth in 1G01. opened the school in a dilapidated It may be that power and the public utilities will provide most. hoii:fc ami church, with 30 students I and himself the only teacher, but w left it with many buildings much land, 1500 students and 185 :eachers. He acquired nationwide ntten- Governor and Ciov- ccrats and iusm-gcnls and ll.e like- i' lmlmB victories of faenator-elect llhood of fllibiislfir. even that pro- Coa.san in Colorado, faenatcr gram will bu difficult. Wals!l '" Montana •I'hcrc is some prssibllltv „! n noosl;vcU 'n.NwYork special sesrion some lime soon alter crncr ~ elcct Pmchr<t m '' , „ March 4. when Ihc new Congress I } a ' have 8really P» cour:1 6ed the with nil Its Democrats and p I08 r,js,. ¥'"' Brou11 '. . E5 P° clal attention is Elves, comes Into office. Otherwise e ' vcn I ' RC " cleat of tllc Hoovcr ; Ihe next .Congress wcn'l convene f»<10"ert congressman Rccre of until December. 1931. 'lenncssce, who helped balk the Dul in any event the tun begins: " re = 1Tii5lv ' ?:/ by substituting fcr the when the Democrats aiul i 11blll . g . .Norris Muscle Shoals bill a measure cuts of the 72d begin putlin? over! P r <*"«'> "Olh by the "power trust" London Firms Favor Block Check System LONDON. (UP)— A limited number of business and industrial firms here are being invited' to adopt the "block check" system, a revolutionary change in the present method of settling trade accounts. Here is the way the "block check" system works: A firm obtains authorization from its creditors to credit their respective accounts each month with the amcunt due them, and then sends a monthly list to the banks of the firms and individuals together with the amount each is to receive and t^c banks to which it is to be sent. The firm's bank passes the credits through the Clearing House to the creditor's accounts. A saving lllfl l\l«: U'fti-lr f tl A • •-•"<- ntunuio nv.^uuiii.C. t*. a^\ illy, ^^^^^^^ ^X^" pclled to pay the tax now placed 5n each individual check drawn on their account. Ranchers Plan to Shield Herds During Winter SWELTWATER. Tex. (UP)ybut on the plains of West Texas where the fllaree weed grows to swell the bank accounts of cattlemen, ranchers today were hopeful of shielding their herds from a bitter winter and recouping losses suffered during the severe drought of the summer. Soaking rains have solved part of Iheir feed problem, provided the weather man withholds the season's first frost long enough for the tender grass and young weeds to mature. Lower prices on cottonseed cake, which ls now selling I for between $32 and $35 a ton, have ' also relieved a situation that was acute. Read Courier News want ads- Colby, another Maine college, has come out with a inarching tune to rival tire famous stein song. But before predicting its success, It is necessary to know if it will lend itself lo crooning. measures repugnant lo Hoover anrl the regulars. Scries of Vetoes? If Hoover can stand the strain, life for him may IKCMIIC a case of one veto after another. The Democrat,';' will have measures of their own which Hoover dislikes, nnd so will the Republican progressives. Together they will pass most of them. Both Democrats and progressives have plenty of time to get together their By Williams and Hoover. Tlie chances arc that the Norris Muscle .Shoals bill will be pasicd by both Houses and that a veto ev signature will be put. squarely up to Hoover. A veto would concentrate tlie vigorous attack ol all "power trust" foes upon him. Other legislation directed against the "tnuV also seems reasonably sure to be passed in tKs ncxl Congress. .liililras Hill "as Clinncc Unemployment legislation, such as the Senate passed Una year only among themselves nnd tcspcctivc or joinl programs, but to srj II blocked or emasculated by snn: of the likelihoods arc obvious.'. administration IHTCS in the House, Tiie opposition forces may not | will al.<,o have n beautiful chanc= make the mistake of running hog- when the ivnti-artministratton forc- wiltl in attempts to embarrass (he; erf gain control. administration, but they :\n sure to make no attempt lo av-i:l causing such embarrassment once the G. O. P. majority in the House, Hoover's legislative bulwark lint far. is eliminated. Tlcovrr's appointments dMvc closer scrutiny in ate. Fcrtunately for the dent, most, of them have The Non is "Lame Duck"' amendment am! anti-injunction Icgisla lion arc likely to win through in both hc'ises The (aritf may be up all over i again. It is quite possible that Ihc will re- ! Senate measure takins tlw flexible 11:? Sen- power fiom the present and rc- presl- turning (lie full wcio^atlvc ol rale been changing lo Congress, which was made, and he cni\ still c!:an tip 1 killed off by the House in Ihc tar- thnso outstanding before pro- iff session, will rmally be passed by sition in the Senate becomes wt-ak- belli Houses, er. -I Democratic taxation policies will Trouble threatens with rcsnrrl to again 'have a chance. the Both House;: arc likely lo \x inak- lo administration. Predictions' tho administration, instead of prohibition, but it might wcrk out j eiiher favorably or unfavorably lo J Ini Ing Investigations embarrassing to selcss with regard to Ihc ft-el-1 merely Ibe Hcnale. rossibiliiics of dry issue and its future In 'tho|nn inquiry into lax refunds an.l present and next 'Congress linlll: oilier Treasury Di-parlmcnl mal,one reads the Wickcryhnin commit- j tcrs and of the Hadio Commltion's IIce's rcp'-rt and learns Hoover's at- alleged favoritism to tin; 'radio titude toward it. It is very likely, : - trust" have also been sucgc.-.lcd. Sugar Plays Big Part ! In Giving Baby Energy ^u By 1)11. MOUKIS 1'ISHHKIX Ilililiir, Journal "f the Anterirai Medical AsMH'inllnn, ai«l nf ily- j-ria, Ihc llrallh Masiziiu- Many forms of Mifiar are used ii :':,o fexding of infants, iiulitrllm :i!ilk rugar. cane sngai'. nullosc (it-xtrosc and starcii. ' Milk sugar, which is the sugar iii.it occurs naturally In mother's .ii.ilk. in Ihc milk uf r.-.c cut and !m ihal of the goat. Ins few ad- l\.:n'.ages over other su^ais. Milk i- :a.ir its not as sweet as "ane su- p:.r. which may be an advantage, I s'.r.cc the infant does not become I wed to sweetness, Lj More than other sugars, the milk siu:ar lends to pnxluce acidity In the excretions and with Ibc possibility of irritation ot the skin. In most babies, milk sugar iecms lo bo more laxalive lhan other sugars. Cane sugar, which is the ordinary smear used on the table by tlie rest of the family, has the same value in nutrition as do:s milk sugar. It is somewhat marc quickly dipcblcd. but it is not as laxative and may bo fed with safety in large amounts, particularly | to infants that have digestive dis- jtuibances, I; Is, as has been men- "Mrs. Jones had on a wonderful new dress . . ." The Mrs. Jones we're talking about is the sort of woman who, in spite of only moderate means, is always well-dressed ... whose home is furnished with exquisite, though not extravagant, taste ... whose table is frequently graced with some appetizing new food product. . . whose housekeeping equipment, kitchen requisities, toilet accessories, all seem to have been chosen with rare good judgment. Mrs. Jones is an observant woman. A well-informed woman. A keen judge of values. A careful buyer. — She reads the advertisements in her favorite newspaper. Whatever is new or improved in the realm of merchandise, Mrs. Jones most likely knows all about it... She reads the advertisements. Whatever store is putting on an unusual sale, Mrs. Jones has probably heard about it... She reads the {a'lfvertisemenls. Arc you Mrs. Jones? Or a woman like her? To get the newest, the best and the most for your money. ,. read the advertisements

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