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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, November 22, 1930
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:&fc* kvjr; Cta*tp;pc. 'us*,'-•*•»;; *«*, »"-»u \TWtu«' Hkri-Aritoiilri BAB *••*» ^^v^^ *^^ t^^^i * • *^~* at .rJMiL* • ,• v ' *; sift; "^ by ferVnjt* , fprter In tht ear el Wythertilfc l&o HT *6 p*r'**r to .win*** within • r*oiM of to mu*. ejo p* e for * txettu, He ioftluw month*; will to pwUl MMrtwo to «lx. IneJudn, IM4.per yew, In Knct ceven ud tight, 110.90 *er yew. p»y»kl« I r The argument which has been used 'to win public acceptance of ch^in or group banking systems is that such plans give to small town banks the sound 8i«l experienced management and the financial stability of 'large, city (n' . T'(? su^en, collapse , of 'the ''A- B. Banlje' group, ft'ArkkrrtM has" hot jprb'y- ' t6|i . , jias^aet a •; irecohj i'fl • bsthk jfs: 'jjjiii'wipk' nbt--!*eca. 1 i)pe ; ,of iny .f^flakneSsi'in 'financial' inst\tu- ^ug'ho^ the Btite; but ttecaii ' '' ••*,.-T.r -.K.-, :,-.>-, v-i. ;?'••',"••— s ''?fl? 'Other' sla.tea' wh'ic^ : pi'aVe(| 'to lib ..weak, vvirjie American;, Exchange TfuSt' cb'rn- •Mny/ ji^ jjjttle;; Soclj closed. / bqcR.uYe 4t .vy^:<k^Qfrn^to,be connected .With Cald'. 'yjriji'. a *}^ company.. 'When' Caldw.ell ;9Jifi( company first 'entered Arkansas, af^ jfairs/not; .so long. ajro. its coming ; vvas •heralijed' as. a ; '-n.ew :sq\irce.of strength :'for4]he.-Arkjjnssis iristitutjons in.which 'itbecajfib'interested. It prov(>d, instead tlie .one major weakness in ,pur. state financial set-up.,'. . • '. ••.'l i v\The.yqlp5|ng:':of•; the Ameriepn Ex- Change-Trujat company brought the ini- .ihe|dijt^.'. closing of.. sorne' tw.o score, or. rriorc; other .Arkansas banks cohtrojteii by: tlie ^ame interests.' Whatever the spundness, of these other banks' :as in-, diyjdual institutions, they were: left jri an -^untenable position by the closing of the big'.bank.with which tttey were affiliated. • The' wholesale . suspension of business by the A.. B.- Banks in^i- tiitjbns na.turaily 'created distrust in tKe minds of-.patrons of other banks, with the result that many ;more l were fofce'd to close. : ... . : " ' Now that, it, Is oVer and : conditions seem • headed back to normal; the people of Arkansas flnd..themsElyes..with' a new .appreciation of their strong arid ably managed independent banking institutions. , They Kve^tViered'lhe atbrm 'and'.emerged with' a.iiew •meas'ure of public confidence. The tim'e wiieri chain or;g|pup banking -will, take the place of ,-independent '•• banking in. -Arkansas QPFOURWAY Until!?,: Afkinsi*,. under •: «cf •' of - •'•"" "' father into the f liturp than .it appeared to be * few weejjs jjfo. ' i. '! The Law Requires Published Reporjs Laws require 'that all cities, towns, counties, school district!, Improvement district;, etc., njulie and publUh 'detailed qt*t«m«nts show- Ing »|1 • rcceliits and dlsbursemonti of moniep, whom paid «nd from whom collected, twlije each yew. . • • Under {ht? law tho county twuurer, county tlerk, city government, etc., are also required to make and publUK statements so that every taxpayer may have .tho fulkst information concerning public alHiri. This l«w Is a good one and If adhered to large shortages In public offices would be Impossible because each published statement would necessarily show such shortage before It could amount to a very Urge sum. This law ha« b/«n practically Ignored here In Mississippi county and- M a consequence the county his lost lirg« sums of money over a period of years, . Public officials and commissioners ot Improvement districts owe It to thenwlves to make and publish such statements and failure on their RarV to obey this law Invites criticism often without Juit cause. \Ye often hear officials say that ty- withhold^ ing such publications they save mp.noy (or the Uiptyerj ljut this cl«lm cvi no^ be. subJUhtlatcd Irom'flie ftcordJ, T}w cost' ,o^' publication. ^ nejltit W . When; the good accomp.ljsh'ed IS 'cqn T ' •'' " • - ' " •' " " . . . . lij .th|s county •'&, entitled V arid jh.quld vh»ve ' jti bppo'rlunUy to , lr\i>w ju-ij whitib'.b*in^tIbnB!wlth.the '""mvei p'ald Into t)ie ' '' ; ho* '^bn/jjjr'ialj^dedj.^rifl "|j{»" 'It arid 's«»jc* ' ls:;-r(!ridejrpi' t In 'icSeliange.' ,.-. • M»ny ; Arloin6iis : e(ftiritjes, plllps, 1 ^chopl ijrid 1m- proveinent districts 'arf' pujill»)>ta» tfiese reports wid".lt : should -be d^rii) i[i\iniisUs'lppi county! ' '' .; ..y •nd no , pubijc ; olflolir:hto tlje . right to withhold su.b]i ; inrorn\at|on.' .Tixpeyersjn Mississippi '-' . . . county,, can .get •tWj-'jrifpripjtloji-'ir. tjey will &- mandilt.' ; '.. . -. .'.v.-,.'" ; './ „ -4oesep!» Times! Mjiybe 1 by. 1 op*plrig' a *o,up = ktfch'eri' for t the unemployed, in ..Ohlcigo -Al 'Cfipone'liliurej to get himself out' of a 1 steW. .'. • ':' • ' •- •"• ' ' '-• •' ' - ' ' '" • ' - ' A writer sayi :th«t a woman .should buy a dog. that BultS'her disposition.. , The next step probably will be to reverse tti.BnV famous- phrase to read: "whlntt, : womeaj.lrjd' wng."' ' oj surprises, .who woijld havq guessed a couple of montlis ago that , Bobby Jones' would be bis news at., the .height of the football season? f . ; ...-.• • Now that IlCoBC<)W'.»n4 pev York have'been linked by-radio, .tt^wili.require a sharp ear to distinguish between ,»&UC; tnd, say, a 'revolution. . .-, |v ;•..', A college prof?S5oriJ|,<lYi8e8 njen to marry their stenographers. , Pe'rnaps he believes the men will like|£'.'. ..'. Maybe tho. exprofsj?^, - "burning the candle at both ends," was: i^«»nt. to apply ito the fellow; who is always .lighted up. ' Trie old-timers' who\sald the 'world was flat may not have been isy.rhuch in error at that. Who '• knows .but- whit there was'a depression In those' time's, "Job?,' "•'•'••'.. A famous op<^» slngerVwho was jeered In Vienna was recently; ch'tered to tlic echo In London.. Tills may be another Instance of the slowness of-the fiigilsh'to' grasp n Joke. BLYTHEVILLR •{•ARK;)',' COUR1KR NEWS- By Williams 3IPE Cfcrk 1 tre . $4 .^ ratE , >'.ito\ or. crfiiq: in e usujl for- iv" • L-. —• ~r"• jntttufe t£ rhlx I hwowWv . th« r/itj as^ received from.,the.dalry.befor ~'~ ' '• formula.-• ' Romance WASHINGTON:- BY;BiQDNEY ' DIITCHER I N? A ' Service Writer WA^HINQTON. — The not .very town ol Wajh i ta«t<'n"in'..lQwa In Wa ' a? a freight cfcrk.ajid :duilhg',the war was chqlmari. of 'the?*ecfc>rn '. of ;th« ;BaUrciid IWjir Tl,er Q ware :ftve Board. ,sh sued a'different task, each "became one of the foremost leaders'111 his own field. one oHrm greatest labor Ills time. He pioneered ln'.,the later bank m-^ement;-'an'di although I his enterprises have. la'ily had'bad .Thjoy are all dead or retired, now j luck, he was once hetwi"-oif. labor with the cxceptlpn o( Brppkhart.l financial Institutions -which ' 'had who Is the Senate's most vigorous! total reTOurces of .'$ib6oOuuOfl ' advocate of government owrwjrahlp Thornc Aidtd Shrinm''- ' nn4 dp3r{tjhn'0i the roads. s --. . TH'irin beg&a, law 'pr"f5tlce at There was Warren -S. Stope, Uw 1 Washington,-.Iowa,'and'first"-became grand chicjl of the Brotherhood of'.« railroad'expert'aa-special".ctJurissl Lccomotivb Englnosrs, who orluin- 1 tor shippersUtatss and cities ; be'fore Jy came•from Wruhington, loft-n. ' •--•-• -And William'Bprrule, who bc- fore prtp.rlng the - • ' GEOHGE ELIOT'S BIBTH -.n^u^' 22 ;" 19 ' M«VAnnEv- '»«. wno, und?r .th* pseudonym of George Elfot Is genert" ' ' «i as the fqremo»t of men rwveltBts, weis bor In; Warwickshire, Erigiind"; a carpenter's daughter. Though she received a fine cultural education at Arbury, it wau not until the family removed to Coventry that George,' Ihm 21 grew intellectually. She btgan her Illsrary career by trnnslatlng a Llf e of Jesus from the German, and In 1851 became an editor of the Westminster Review. *4 about this time st-.a made the acquaintance c<t George." Henry Lewis, wllh whom she subsequently lived as a wife, though unmarried It was he who dic/jovered and who encouraged her to write novels. Bejlnlng in 1859 with Adam Bede, she wrote" with Increasing success The Mill C 3i the Flcss, Silas Marrier, Romoja, : Middle-march and others.. Most of the characters In her novelu are said" to be taken from, her own family and neighbors In Arbia-y. test Shows Nebraska Freshmen Not Dumb I.UNCOLJT. Neb/ (UP)-\yhatev<jr the up^ierclassmen niay ihinl, freshmen at the Universily of Nebraska are "not so dumb," an intelligence test given by Dr. Arthur F: Jerness revealed.'. The average mental alertness was found to be higher than that ol the 400 freshmen. In ihe arts and sciences of the university, of 95 per cent of the population of the country, Dr. James reported". The student who msdc the" lowest grade In the test finked -higher than the average of the American people at large. Mental ability of men and womin. students was found to be about equal, Dr Jennes said. . '• ' : , Theft of Single. Copper May Mean Death Penalty SHANGHAI. (UP)— Theft of a Jingle copper, worth ..only :a. small iractlon of an American cent, may Urlng capital punishment to Li Lin- a EMgBR;.22 L - 1930 THE. BACK. PAKC AtUQ/ IIKE A MUZR0R. /.oq«- LIKE A PiANT 4 NO ARE FIXED Ir4 ONE PLACE A STEM, VJMICW ATTACHES OI930 BY NF» SCKVKC. INC. ivith two accomplices! his. pocketknife, on the sole-of his to Chinese'law,-rbb'r ] shoe/and' cut" trie'child's''windpipe in company with and according bery in a. group of three persons j so.'it could'get : air. .• or more may be punished--by i' Biille-Is wearing a small silver death - . tube'in his tliroat now. In view, of the complete clrcum- : '- 1 r~ —- '----U-.^ - POLICE DOG WHIPS : BLUEFIELD, Va.; (UP) —:„,, and-wolves may be related, buf'Jlke other relations, they. " don't-^ get along. Hinry Lefier, Bluefleld, had p German pel ice. pup" which he ahd H.- K. Massie' placed in a penwlth (lassie's'"pet wolf' hoping the .two terrific battle took place, in "-which .would - become . friends. Instead, 'a the wolf succumbed to tho dog. ; ? stances, the prosecutor has cated that he will press for the extreme penalty in" the smallest'of : thc nine cases. ' ' cariie' pn^sidciTt' of the Southern Pa- ihc. -.'•."' And Clifford Thorne, who became on? of the .world's greatest c.x|«rts on rallroa.d economics. And.Glenn Plumb, author of the famous ''Plurnb plan" for railroad control. -And : Bro'ikhai t, who was not born in or r«nr Washiugton, but come frcni Misi'ourl and made his home there. Three • raih-oads run through Washington, I'wai- although il is .a city of less than 5000 population! I'erhaps that had "something to do with tho coincidental production cf this remarkable quintet. All Bid at Capital Back In 1917, Brookhart recalls, they all met at a joint congressional hearing here and realized fcr tho first time juit what Washington had d'K3 for-the railroad business. Brcokhnrt had been nghting the railroads for 15 years and he was on h°« to make statements for government ownership before the Newlands committee, which was studying railroad . orgnnization. Sproufc, tlio rallrond magnate; Stone, ths labor .leader: Thorpe, thb cconomUt. and Plumb, the rall- rrnd lawyer Titl\ tho plnn back'cd by the rnilroad. labor unions were viewpoints. Washington had • come nil Ifc.-jrc rcpressnting (heir various to Washlngtcr.. Bproule, whi ha^ retired as president "of the Southern Pacific, now lives in San :• Francisco.. Ho began cl'.e Interstate Conlmi^rcc' CommLs- sioii. He. wos i a..meruber; of" the IOUT\ Boardj! of. Rallroa^. Commls- sloncrs for years arid at q'ne',tlme "resident- of the-Natipnal,'Associa- tion of Railway Commissioners. He .ireemincnt. \n his field .'at the time of his death tri' 19^3.- . Plumb, -thou gh . a Washin g t on county toy, .went to Harvard law school and-became .a-railrp»d lawyer- His famous railroad'reorgani- zation plan, which lost -out- when Eaintor Cummlm deserted "it in favc'r of Hie. .proient Hsch-Cnmiiiins transportation act, • would r\ave placed the carriers under a' board of 15 men. five of, wliorri lye have been representatives' of the ennplr|-rs. who were to share n. the earnings. Plumb died in 1912.'. Brcokhart began practice in Washington' at the! age of 33 and particitatod - in railrojid rate" catcs associating himself, with Cummins in political fights with the ' rail rcaft. Ha is now a'mcmber ol the Senate Interstate Commerce Cc'm mltles and has teen re peated on bchnlf of his own rail road consolidation bill; vides for a government ownershii ill-stem somewhat similar to thi Canadian, plan. Brookhart -wants two competing cross-country sys terns, "If MM railror.ds continue to figh for higher rates and against water way ttansiwrlntton there may b some chance that the .people' wil d««idc to tate tliem ovcr,";the sen atcr says -The railroads had bet tcr watch out." Baby Needs Fifty Calories Daily Per Pound of Weight By I)K.;.MORRIS FISHBKIX ] in the form of added sugars, sue Kditcr, Journal of the Amrrican ; as those which have been previous Mcdirai Assn*ls|inn. ami of Hy- 'j ly mentioned. During early infanc gtlsh.the.Hwlth Magazine : the best sugars are dextrin an The articles that have been pub- j maltose types, but cane sugar ma lished on 'the requirements of the . olso be used. ' ' infant's diet have covered in detail! After the sixth 'month, some o many points whlph are here sum- the '.necessary carbohydrates can t marfzed.Tjic. summary follows es- given in the form 6( starch, such a scntlally .tlie.vlsws ol Dr. W. Me- cccu'vs in vegetables, and this stare Kim Marriott as exprosse.1 in his Is converted In the body "to sugars book on "Infant Nutrition." The. amount of protein that th During the first year of life, the normal baby needs, it will gel if normal baby should eat cnoush food ! receives two and one-half ounce to give htm ah avernge of 50 lo 55 'of. milk from, the breast for cac calorics .for every pound of its pound of Its weight per dny, or oh weight each day. During the very and onc-lialf ounces of cow's mil first part' of the infant's life, pss- sibly for 'three months, it will ne"ed somewhat more caloric value than this 'amount, and during tre last fof each pound. of Its weight nt day. A small excess In the amou,n of ' protein frill not do the Infan any harm. Babies that are unde'rnoqrlshef ;hould receive an athoiint of pro fix months of the first year somewhat .less." ••. In the case of the isonra! infant tcin equivalent to what they pugl fed by. Its mother, all of the nutrl- to weigh rather than what, the lion necessary to provide the prop- actually -weigh. . - . or amount'. of 'calories will be re- ' The fa^ls that. the infant receive tolvcd .ir v .ll:,g3ts - three eunces -'of arc ' best provided •' through th milk for each : pound of Us tody milk. that Is ilvon-to meil: Its re weight .iach.' day. .•'• quirenuMit for fn'cryy.' : The ni)i In the. case of the infant that is irbm. Jersey and 'Qucrnscy ; cqws led hy'lhe'Dotllo, about two-thirds contains u higher - perceiUate of of the total number of calorics re- fat than that from COA'S in general Wired Is provided by milk, and the For this reason, such milk- should (lemarnlng one:thlrd Is to te given be! used with proper- modification. Pocketknife Saves Child From Death ALTUS, Okla. (UP)—A pocketknife used in an emergency by a physician, saved the life of Billie Hinson, 5. Dr> E. A. Abernathy of Altur, answered an emergency call to the Hinson home. He found the boy limp and apparently lifeless from sufTocatiii by laryngeal diphtheria. Another physician'Dr. O. A. Wat- 3,000 (men) neTcopper HOOVER TO GET JAF GOLD* FISH ' M TOKYO. (UP)—A pair of goggle- eyed fan-tail Japane'J; gold-flsh, prize products of the Aichi Prefec- tural Goldfish • Association, wilVjtje sent . President, and Mrs. Herbert Hoover , of the United States ; for a' Christmas gift, thfe: association .,„•-...--.-[- ...... announced, adding it-.i'as cqns'itl- 10 one copper. The '.' Dr.' Abernathy,- who hai:lott:hisf erlhg'a.gUt-ot aBpjselSF.te^^Jsli^o »ry;was coinmlttetl instruments . at home, sharpened-' the '-city of.; San Francisco. •„&', ;,• '. . . a- iiU - ac ? useii o[ ntn e robberies «>n was administering artificial res- ithln a fortnight, ranging from piration. '.. ' . ...... In woman's hands » In the freedom of woman's hands is to be read much of the story of this modern day. Hands that press electric buttons, that lift telephone receivers, that turn the pages of newspapers. Hands no longer fettered by the endjess household labors of a generation ago. • ..'.. '. . • In women's hands today are the advertisements in the daily paper. They speak to every woman's judgment..; They appeal to her sense of efficiency. They answer her desire for a life unhampered by needless difficulties and restraints. ( j ."-i !'' By helping her in the intelligent management of her household, advertisements free her hands for direction, for pleasure, for the graces of living. They tell hereof products and appliances that lighten her \yprk.. They tell her of foods, clothing and. equipment that can. be advantageously bought. They tell her of countless ways in which she can manage her home niore.ecp;ngmicaliy and with more success. In women's hands advertisements are symbols of -i new power in a new day. They are eloquent of-^progress, of comfort, of accomplishment. They serve well '.'Read them.

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