The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 11, 1930 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 11, 1930
Page 5
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JULY 11, 1530 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.)' COURIER-NEWS PAGE TTVTf Dispute Brings Tiny Mediterranean Island Into International Spotlight. RAGES IN MAUTA—36 BV MILTON BKONNKIt NEA Service Writer LONDON—Although by comparison will] the far-flung British Empire, -Malta is Ids than a fly-si>cck on ihc map of the globe, its internal aflaiis iiave recently succeeded : in embroiling Great Britain find ' the Vatican in one of the bltter- ' cMl quarrels of modern times. '• Knglaml has fired a sharp "Blue \ Bock" at the Vatican. The Vatl- Y can has come back with an equally sharp "White Paper." The British government has suspended the constitution and the elections ii Malta and made the Governor, Sir Jphii P. Du Cane, the supreme boss. Furthermore, In the British House of Lords, an Orangeman, Lord Cushenden, made a hitler "speech attacking the "insolence" and "ignorance" of the church authorities) Viscount Fitznlnn, a leading • Catliolic peer, made a slashing de- •JHGiOtP Tii-T 1?Svr.M.m&- THE OH ONE,WOE.,W'.L :! ; ' I.cril Strickland, Premier of Malta, tup picture, has hccn declared no' lUTsctia; grata hy Ihc Vatican. Free elections on the liny island have licen suspended, and Sir Jolui P. Di- Cauc, lower picture, has Leen vested inith all powers of government. tense, incidentally attacking his brother Catholic, Lord Strickland vha is Premier of Malta; and the gered nnd the Chnrcri and rellglor openly insulted ad opposed. • The British government sent tc the Vatican a sharp note regarding its action in saying Strickland \vns not persona grata. The note said il seemed incompatible with the existence of friendly and diplomatic relations that the Holy Scr should thus treat a minister exercising executive functions in British territory. In the next place, the note went on. the Holy See had without previous warning or consultation with Britain, sent instructions to the Maltese episcopate and clergy, constituting a direct incitement to discredit and even to resist the freely elected governmen' of the colony. British "Blue Book" Report Cardinal Gasparri replied thai the religious situation in Malta was seriously disturbed -aflfr the return of Lord Strickland. The Holy See's declaration that Strickland was not persona grata was not meant as a slight, to England, bu' as a statement in accord with thr facts from a religious point of view The Holy See had no intention o; interfering in the domestic poliiicr ot a British colony. But its altitude was taken because of Strickland's interference in the purely religious sphere. The British "Blue Boob" says thai Governor Du Cane afterwards reported the political activity oi the Catholic clergy had been th< "Blue Book" that in many case; the priestsjhad asked penitents in the confessional whether they in tended to vote for the Constitutional party and, if the answer was in the affirmative, absolution wn.« refused them. On May 2 last the governor reported to the British government that evidence hart been collected to show that the Bishop of Gozo had told his priests tc preach aga;nst the Constitutional party and to refuse absolution te its supporters. The British government sent to Hie Vatican a message saying it was prepared to re- 'or the Colonies, then stated thai natters were at a deadlock. Under these troubled circumstances, the British government called off free elections in Mulio iuspendcd the constitution, nnd vested nil power in Governor Du Cane, who is to have as his advisers the Premier, Lord Strickland, and his former cabinet, until further notice. Lone Oak Items MiSs Bottle Sue and Miss Dorothy Lynn Maxwell are visiting their aunt, Mrs. Myrtle Tatnplc of Gosnell a. few days. Mis. Lancaster and her two sons William Floyd and Elbridce are sick this week. George Turnage and sister Regie are slightly improved from a few days with tonsilitis. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Davis and family, accompanied by Mr. anil Mrs. Virgil Hill of Yarbro, returned Sunday from Mississippi where they spent the Fourth. A crowd from Lone Oak accompanied the ball team to Burdette Sunday afternoon." Mrs. Joe Walters is on the sick list this wet*. .The Misses Reggie arid Ona Mai Turnage were the 'Saturday nigh guests of the Misses Adale am Rosa Mae Miller ot Blytlieville. . A large crowd attended church services at Lone Oak Sunday nigh when Rev. Williams oi Gosnel :onducted services. Huffman News A summer Icrm of school began at -18 Monday uilh James McGhcc s principal and Miss Margaret 'cary as assistant. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Pepper had s their dinner guests Thursday loon the highway surrey party 'rom Jovtcsboro. Hulon Holmes, Johnnie and Herman May and the Misses Mildred ?ay, Mabel and Agnes. McKay were n Slce'le Saturday evening. Turner Kissel, Joe Cassidy jr., mid the Misses Lois nnd Gladys Mick and Miss Baker attended the lance and picnic on the P. Barnes 'arm near here l-'riday and Saturday evenings. Mr. ami Mrs. J. J. Daly of Dly- Ihevillc nnd the laller's mother, Mrs. Matthews of St. Louis, attended Catholic church services conducted by the Hcv. J. J. Thompson 1 at the W. E. Ilngan home Sunday morning. In 1828 the fust edition of Webster's dictionary was published. Read Courier Mews Want Ads. f^ Patrons -f\ / Sun-Pmm The Arkuio Lumber Yards Jailer made nn emotional speech defending his course. Cause of the Trouble Malta, the cause of all this trouble, is a) tiny that even the smallest, state in the American Unlon : RhoOe Island, seems big by comparison. For after all, 'Rhody' has 1248 square miles of territory whereas Malta has only 92, and is only 17 miles long by eight in width. But it happens to be ot enormous importance to Great Britain, wilier; K why that country nabbed it rtur ing tlie Napoleonic wars in 18K and has kept it ever since. It lie? due south of Sicily and commands the flow of tlic Mediterranean between Sicily and Tunis. Furthermore, it is just about, at the center in the Mediterranean'and is, therefore, one oi the greatest strategic points in that historic sea. In ordinary times for its 225.000 inhabitants it has all the ordinary democratic machinery of government—ai elected Legislature, with a Premier •,nnd'a cabinet. Lord Strickland, a. British peer and a Catholic, is the present Premier and head of the Constitutional party. Trouble started when a Franciscan. Father Guide Micallcf, a British subject, was ordered by his superiors in the church to go to another land for service. Tile church authorities maintained they ordered him abroad for purely ecclesiastical reasons. Lord Strickland's partisans said lie was being removed because he was a member of the Constitutional party. The priest stayed in Malta. The Bishops ot Malta and Gozo upheld the ordor fur his removal. KcFuscd lo Receive Strickland The British Minister to the Vatican protested against this condemnation of a priest, who was a British subject, to leave British territory at the command of a foreigner. However, it was suggested Hit Vatican send an Apostolic Visitor lo Malta to examine into all the circumstances of this case and o! the various politic-religious troubles in -the island. This was done. The Visitor. Monsignor Robinson, returned to Rome to make his report. In the meantime, Lord Strickland prepared to go to Rome, but Cardinal Gasparri, then Papal Secretary of State, Informed the British government that Strickland was not persona grata to the Holy See; in other words, that lie could not ;ind would not be received or dealt with. Accompanying Cardinal Gasp.u- li's letter, was a memorandum saying that under the present Maltese Ministry. Malta was subject to a regime of terror and despotism v,itli parliamentary opposition dif- aim'ed, the press gagged, the courts threatened, the constitution endan- sume negotiations for settlement o! Maltese affairs, but only after the Holy See had given orders which would allow the volers complete freedom In the exercise of their political judgment. The Vatican's "White Book," issued shortly thereafter, contains a report by Monsignor Robinson, scoring Lord Strickland. The Vatican, furthermore, declined to resume negotiations so long as Strickland remained at the head of the Maltese government. Lord Passlield, British Secretary Ekron News Notes Sunday was a beautiful day with a large altcudancq at Sunday schcol. A lively program was rendered by the B. Y. P. U. Sunday night, Several visitors from Half Moon were present. Mrs. Henry Duncan has returned home after a long stay in Florida for her health. Miss Maggie Hyan had as lier guest Mr. Reeves Williams of I.eachville Friday evening, July 4. He was accompanied, by two friends. Aaron Jewell nnd family of Mon- ctte were guests of Simp Ryan and family Sunday. Miss Eifie Mae and Miss Annie Bell Ryan entertained friends at their home Saturday night. About sixteen boys and girls were present. Tom Hart nnd family motored to Caraway Sunday to visit Mr. Hart's mother. , "You Won't Get Bit" "If You Buy of Mr, Bowers" Prices For Saturday Only SUGAR 10-Hi Llmif with other (groceries 49c CERTO > ' ? '« 8 oz. battle 30c TJ R I? A Vfc l>JL\Eir\JLF KI K Noulile Lour, or Similwich Loaf Fresh Every Sunrise lOc SALT 24-oz. 3 for IQc Mayonnaise 25c * #* 19c 3 °*9c MEAL 24-lb. sack 55c MATCHES Full Count 6 boxes 18c ES best reached by motor coach SCOT TISSUE, 3 Rolls, 23c TEA 1-4 Ib. package,• each 19c JELLO, all flavors 3 pkgs. 23c FLOUR Plain nr Self-Rising 2.1-11) Sack 80c BANANAS (inlden Yellow 1'Yuil pound 5c LEMONS, large size, dozen 19c ORANGES, nice size, doz. 35c LETTUCE, head each lOc CANTALOUPES * each 2jjc ICE COLD WATERMELONS Pure Pork Sausage, Lean ;ind Fine Ib.ISc BACON Hawk Sliced Ib. 25c PIGPORK RIBS Ib. I5c STEAK SIRLOIN I Ib. 35c TRAVEL BARGAINS GRAND CANYON, ARIZ. $50.66 ST. LOUIS $ 6.00 KANSAS CITY 11.00 DENVER 24.5d WEST YELLOWSTONE 47.10 •LOSANGELESJ39.50 MEMPHIS 2.20 N' ORLEANS. 12.55 BIRMINGHAM 8.20 CHICAGO 11.00 NEW YORK.... 29.00 •Fer/J tffcclirf r»rj Jj.% Fishing, swimming, camping, in the shadow of snow-capped peaks. The Rockies offer these ond a thousand other attractions for youf summer vacation. Go ihe modern scerrc way, by motor coach, and save those extra travel dollars. The Agent will gladly help plan your trip ond give you infoTmal.ion about schedules and fares. Pickwick- Greyhound serves newly every important city and vocation playground, owr 35,OOO miles of highways. UNION BUS DEPOT Phone 279 "Charter a Pickwick-Greyhound cooch and keep your .crowd together. Ask the Agent atout Charter rates." BRISKET ROAST "«* <° K. C. JScef l''ine for lioiling SALT ME AT LAMB STEW Slreak-o-i,cun .Very best grade Keeps your motor YOU regardless of mileage p ure Hod Lard Ib. 15c Ib. I K. C. Ib. 15c LAMB CHOPS, 35c Prevents friction and preserves that smoot(i,new car performance, 100% pure Parafime Base.., A Grade for your Motor. The Oil that means New Life for Old Motors—Longer Life for All! M. 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