The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 19, 1930 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 19, 1930
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ftV- if -•? 1 V _.-__. COURJliB NEWS TOB pOORUK NEWS CO., I'UBUSHEKS. - VV \:~;C.~R. BABCOCK, Edllor H. W. HAINES, AOTchlfilug Manager : \' : •: Sole. National • Adverting Representative*: ' H» Thomia P. Clark Co. laic., New York, , Atlanta, Dallas, San''Antoalo,'Sao liea. 1 Obietio, St. Louis. < • ' "Published Every Al'ernoon Except Sunday. Bitered, »» treond class matter at the post o&lce at BlyttevllJe, Aricanjass under act ot- OOQfifcss October 9, 1917. • ' • 8*ryed bj the United Press" .SUBSCRIPTION RATES . By carrier |ri .the city of Blythevllle, 15o per week or ift.sq; per "year In advance. By mall within a radius of 60 mUcs, $3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months, 85c for three months; oy.mull In postal zones two to Elx, Inclusive, «,60.per year, In tones seven »is eight, $10.00 per year, payable in t^Ticc*. Expecting A New War It doesn't make n groat clc;i! of dilTcrcuce whether there is very much truthVin the recent "exposure" of .1 so-called conspiracy by cupitnlislic mi-' tiqns-lo concoct a war against Soviet Russia. One's first impulse is to conclude^ that the Russians were either badly deluded 1 or deliberately concocted a whopper. But that isn't especially important. The... important, thing is that tlie rulers of Russia are in such a frame of mind that they expect some such ^.outbreak of war to take place. Nor 'are they alone in that predicament. .There are rumors and expectations of war in half a dozen European capitals. _ Cabinets are ready to listen to tall talcs and believe them. Distrust and fear .are Europe's dominant emotions. That is a hard thing' for us on this side of the water to j;i'asp. Over here, , a war- can be seen coming a long way off.,' It .takes shape, with considerable deliberation, before our eyes. But Europe lias a different situation. Peace can chango to War almost overnight. The woi'ld is full of subterranean ri- .valries and. hatreds. An unlucky chance—such, for instance, as a pistol shot in an :obscure Balkan town—can bring- trouble,on a, moment's notice. For .that .reason this latest news from; Russia-is extremely disturbing. Plotting a war against the Soviets may' be, and probably'--is, the last thing that the governments'of England and France would undertake;.but the Russian government is perfectly ready 'to believe, in such a. plot—and,.,conversely, the go\ enimeiits of the capitalistic nations almost equally ready to believe such things of Russia, or even of each other. No one needs to be-told that such an atmosphere does . not make for peace. Disarmament conferences arc perfectly silly as long as'that frame of mind prevails. 'No government that expects a war at any moment is going to reduce its army and navy—unless, by some lucky chance, it can horn- swoggle'- its neighbors into making greater > reductions. -. Thus history seems to be preparing to repeat itself. The years that led up to .1914 are being duplicated again. 1 tea'ce 'gets voluble' 'lip service • but nothing/:mpi-e.'Mankind, ^having just failed'to..obliterate itself in one great 'orgy 6C ^Uk'htei 1 , is Belting ready to 'iiiakc.a second, more cfl'ectivc' attempt. ,' It may be that there is a ducp-moy- ' . ing and invisible current 'for peace that is stronger than we think. There is just the possibility that if Europe came again to the verge of war the different governments would hear from their people in unmistakable terms, • and would lind some way out of the •, impending conflict. But there is no evidence to support such a supposition.' Tlio race gives no sign that it learned ' anything in the"lighting that ended '12 years ago. The outlook, then, seems made to • order for the pessimists. The situation overseas is gloomy. Surveying it, one is impelled lo thank providence for the Atlantic ocean, What Patriotism Really Is In mi Ohio town a group of patriotic citizens Celebrated Armistice Day by tossing tear gas bombs into a chain grocery store that had failed to doss; its doors in honor of the holiday. After the ail'air was over, one of the leaders in the mob remarked that ho was very sorry they had- been obliged "to impose patriotism on any American coil; concern.'-' ' •., ',<ifO That remark contains a profound error, which is worth examining. For it so happens'that patriotism is one of those things that can never, by any means, be "imposed" on anyone. If you are patriotic, it is because of something that wells up .within you. No outside agency; can. stulT it into yoii. Yon can't get it through threats or compulsion. That ought lo be self-evident. An intelligent adult is bound to 1'eel just a little bit sorry for any grown man whose mental processes are as childish as those of this ardent, "patriotic" Ohioan. The Windmill Cuba M. Hijftlon. Times nre closer than tho hnir on' n moles' back, but there are some people that still believe there is money in the country. A bum asked me for a dime- today. If fie hadn't 'nsit-' ed me Just when he did I would have beat, htm to. 11. - • My, jjnyl . How I shudder \vhcn I think of all. the brooms that, were'produced in 19201, 37,000,000 brooms were manufactured last year. One Ecems like n whole lot to me if I have to . uso it, but when It comes to thirty-seven million I can't see why there Is so much un. employment. • • " , '''*."» -I- :^' . According to what I heard a fellow say yesterday, "there is ho; need of that many brooms now. The Hoover .administration has just iftout cleaned up'everybody and everything." SIDE GLANCES By Qeorge Clark A', V. TO- 'P^-H?! ".,-T'fy** jL WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER' 19, .- - t ^ -_.__, Grave of Baroa Steuben months.'r»o was sliot by ; nn assasJn lu a WaslUiiKton railway station. Ho is burled In CloVeUnd, where Ills tomb Is marked by a memorial j . erected 1» 1$90 by public subrxrlp-' ~ ; . • . tion at a cost -4 about *225,«K>. | ALBANY, N. Y., (UP)-Title to Harry A; Garfleld, son of the late! the -* rav ? of Baron-Steuben,'Wtw president,. U president of Williams • alde<1 -Hie American-colonists dur- Collcge.. 1"? the Revolutionary War, and 50 —:—-' • . a «« ot land surrounding It In the -.-. ' ' town of Steuben, Onelda County, IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y; .(UP)— Vfill.-be', acquired shortly ; by the Autumn weather, with Us frosty. Liatei \it was announced today at mornings, means nothing to two' tlie. oMtce of Alexander Macdonalcl, clierry trees owned '.by Mrs. Frank, conservation commissioner. The Marsden,. Tlie trees, "one' a sour •price 1 irryelved -"is *3,500 cherry ami-the .other.-a sweet, each I Aajj^eeimnt with the Particular sore a second crop after large Baptist Church of Remsen, owner cropsjwc picked , to 'July. ; | of the property, was readied In Read courier Hews Want Afl*. September, but objections by sc-A oral trustees, ol the 'church delayed! execution of a contract. The icgls- SnlE. flast *' mi!r WiPprlatod * S,' 000 f °f "^"Wilcn of the land. Baron atoubeu was a German general, whose military knowled-e proved a great value J'lhe K ists. He eerved as hupeetor e en"-al under George Washington. ELEPHANT CRUSHES BOY BLACKPOOL, Eng. (UP)—Joseph Robert Elgcy, 11, was crushed to death when a circus elephant fell on him here. , "You ain't seen the sports edition come up yet, 1 have you?" WASHINGTON LETTER DAILY WASHINGTON LEETTEK j So regardless of what, may Imp. Really Surlous Problem Facinj j lien in Congress—and something Drys Is (he Fuel That -XeUlirr iinlsht happen .there • for reasons Parly C.-m Win Presidential Kl-'nforeslated—the question-of what cction in 1932 Without Elccton) [ happens .at the national conven- Vnies of States Ttuil Went Wet tionj Is going to cause more and This Year. more excitement, month by month. BY KODXEV DUTCHER Ni;,V Scrvicu Writer WASHINGTON, Nov: 19. — O;ie way lo look at tlio wet-dry situation In the next Congres^. is to accept tile fact lhat the drys claim large majorities and that .thcr-: co.niequcntly will by no change in the laws. .. ' ' The oilier way is to acknowledge the fact that scores of members counted dry would be delighted to vote wet If they came convinced that it.was i ically sate 'and thai In 'many! sections .the safety or even _c!-.i: mfcent' advisability ,of such a switch IMS been definitely indicate;!. Although the clrys insist that GAUFIELD'S BIRTH On Nov.-19, 1831, James A. Onr- ,.. field, ZOlh. present of (lie.United be- °'. ates ' was °° m 'n '« leg cabin al ..:.. I Hiram O. He v.;as left fatherless when, two years of asjc.nnd his early schooling was frequently interruptefi' by licriods of labor necessary for jjbrn- .. .... - ,!»£ the means of support and edu^ Ihcir majorities-In-both houses i.bii-I t:iuoi> - He finally succeeded', -in '" le mi Impregnable bulwarkUor! Eradiiating from Williams Collet',3 ,'olstcad act nncl the w ' Ul hl sh honors in. 1856:".' He tau^la Latin and Greek for a jie- the Volstead Rinemhnent, it has always been net boasb ot some leaders In the Anti-Saloon League that fear of the league's strength was all that kept Congress from voting overwhelmingly wet at the first opportunity. The wets .always figured that way, loo. Their invesligatiorcs have shown that.triers .were many wet- :lrinking, dry.vo'.tine? members who Mnybd those thieves who stole n - hot stove in Indiana the. • other day figured it, came within (heir range. • ' . . -.•' - A prominent New York lawyer lias written n book ot rhymes. Perhaps Ills publishers will' urge the reading public lo give him n trial. "OUT OUR WAY By \Yilliams next, studying law In'the meantime and w,as admitted -to the bar in 1861. ... ., : . . His political career-began in;185D when lie WES elected as a Republican to She state senate. During-the Civil War he rose from colonel to majrji- geh'fal through hLs heroism in biitlle. In 1680 he was .elec- . After holding office a . few ev TH' RA\L ROAD ~ 1L WAS o\je.R , Bur -TIER'S use. — Trt 1 FIRE NAEM GOT >T :' OoT MOW. were really, opposed lo prohibition 1 ted to ihe U. S. Scntite and in-the and also' some " : dry-drinkins, dry-isame year "was elected president- of rating-members "who are finally !th? United States, convinced that tho law won't work | and lhat most people don't want it. '- . ' Dry .Tooh I.lckinf The drys hr.Te really (aken a bad licking in 1330 despite their pro- tcstaiicns of content. When Ihe wets sweep through New York, Ma.^achusetls, Connecticut, Ohio, Illinois and other states where one party or both came out wet Jor the first, time or where wet candidates were elected, to succeed cirvs it simply cnn't bo laughed oil. There has been a big trer.d this year, boili popular aud ;w:itical, low;ird the wet side. The trend, may be temporary and it may show up. And no one should ]o..e Meat of the si;;nilicance given to Ihe New- York and Illinois eleclioiis by Ihe woefully Mnall votes pilled by in- dcnendent third candidates put Into the field by Ihe dry or ; ;;ini/.:Uioiis to punish Republican candidates' in those two states. The dry tickets were lar too weak i to punish anyone. It may bj :irgiicd jlhal other issues piled up tu plur- ! nhtics for the. Democratic candidates ai-.d that if the conU'i-t.s had ! been close the dry third :k-kcts j would have pullc<l away cuoira dry lici.iiblic.TO votes to admin:- 1 ;/ Ihe pinii.'hmcnt as one did i:i New Voii; in 1026 when Ernalor \Vnds- v.orth was defeated. llr.lh Wcl in 103!.' Hut it isn't easy to hnjw '.hat llic 1 ; Hermblican parly will \r;?; t -: to '.ccislimic to live in fear oi iiunish- iiiunl nnd anyoilo v.ho Ix-'.im . tlia I N'ew York nnd lllineis l(ip:iii:icaiu I will turn dry sixain is \^-y opti- ' niistic indeed. ' , 'l The TOliy lou^h ;it;':i:t tin d-ys | are up agahis', is the fa;; Hint . neither pally c.i:i \\i:i ;;-.( \\y^ i prrMclenKnl clccllor. vi:;-.i;;i'. the i electoral votes ol tne n.i'.is which have gone wet In 1030. TI ; ,- tl::^mht of even vinnin:; wlthniit Nc-.v York. lllinoU. Ohio r.nd M:-s<.vi:i : .;;i s j's inanif(itly alisuri!. i Cciucci'.ieiuly there ;;rc r.'iilc a j few canny obfervers v>lio believe ; tint both p.irly p,nt[c>:.-.^ ir."1032 'ivill be we'.—tint cHi-.rr both will; i rail for repeal or onr U-r repeal' and the 1 oUiiT .for modiiir.»tinn. In' other words, that ihj i-o'.iiiviaiis—• 'who nearly all care moje Abaiitj I wlnnlr.s elections Ihsr. nb.i;i:. the : I worries oi the Anli-&i!->:nL:,\;uc— ' |won't ciare to 'oe n:y ar.v more; I than they have previously ca:ed be; i wet. ' | '.-.or- ' .We wish'to extend to the public, our customers anc the splendid business men of Blytheville .our sincerej appreciation for their.loyalty and trust during th< past days of tension and unrest. It was simply splenj did. There is no other way to describe it, ,To the very few who/became alarmed and withdrew their, accounts, we wish to say we thoroughly u'nderj stand and appreciate their fears and feel no animosity for. them. We will be welcome them bad and to extend to them the sympathetic and understanding', help and'services of this ^bank. - - . , We : are even more than ever proud of our citizenship, and feel that their loyalty and trust; has ''= well paid us:for our unceasing efforts to; serve, .this community.': : .' : • .. ; ' ; . ".'"'. ''. - L Joe Isaacs, President; . A. G. Little, Executive Vice-President.: C. S. Lemons, Vice-President A. E. Scott, Cashier' ''_.'.'' E. B: Thomas, Assistant Cashier J. W. Snider, Assistant Cashier STEP ONCE.... • . .. .and get gone! h '-i • 11 ~nr • i • f* /* ill-up with Phillips p6 no sputtering or cpuj ......flexible at a II speeds! THE GASOLINE OF CONTROLLED VOLATILlIfY "Listen in on the • - Plilliips 66 Flyers every night except Sunday. 6 to 6:30 P. M.. Central standard Time, Station < KMOX. The Voice ' of St. Louis." i. DAY;&JNtGHT' SERVICE . 2. C. J.-CRANE/GRO. 3. J. H. ROBINSON'. -''.- ;-.- .;5.'---.SAJf BAILEY, iYarbro .; .. .... 6.--..^:^ANDERS ); SUte'Linc Arch 4. MID'.NIGHTJINN ._S.' i .B.''H:'SECQY,..bell

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