The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 17, 1938 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 17, 1938
Page 12
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK,)' COURIER NEWS OF HITLER Is Tlie Relcli Ready To 'Assume World Power Status? Ky NEA Service Five years after the day In 1933 Vr'hen mustached Adolf Hitler Ktrode from the Drown House in Munich to promise the German )>ecple a return to world power, Ms Iron-heeled troops trend the soil of Austria, now made part of Germany. In bold defiance of Great nrit- nln and. Prance, tier Pueftrer now seems near actual fulfillment of his promise to elevate Germany to its pre-war prestige? and Die military domination of central Europe. But now, what of the future? Is Nazi Germany prepared lo assume its full responsibilities as ft world power? Has Herr Hitler jiindo good on hljj other promises? What has been the cost? The snswers are to be found in the record of the dictator's amazing five years' rlile. . Standing that historic day in Munich, Hitler pledged himself (6 throw off the lnmillinUng' shackles of. the Versailles treaty and to restore bread and jobs to the German people. Now look at the record. Scrapped Versailles Treaty n startling succession he ordered reconscription of the Qcrmim army; triumphantly regained tltj rich Saar area; rcoccupicd the demilitarized Rhmeland; perfected the Rome-Berlin axis; flung to the world his demand for the return of German colonies lost in the World War, and now hns annexed little Austria. Key of this resurgence, of course, the German rcnrniiiincnt pro- ?<"feram, first violation of the 191D c^freaty. Tlie man in uniform now pines the Reich. Not yet com- ele, the German military machine already promises to surpass that of any other nn.tjon. At least 1,300,000 men could be put in the field in 48 hours, best observers ngree, with millions more soon nfter. It Is believed Germany has 3000 airplanes and there are 2500 last tanks. At the same time her navy approaches by British consent 35 per cent the-total strength of the great English fleet. She has constructed 2000 kilometers of the finest military roads in the world and is still building them. To achieve these ends the national debt has been boosted to a level previously surpassed only ,in wartime. The government does not publish its budget figures but the" total public debt is estimated'to be 40,000.000,000 marks, which is about 516,000,000,000, or approximately half the size of the U. S. national debt. It fs still to he shown whether the country can bear it. Certainly Germany cannot continue indefinitely to keep the nation alive by means of borrowing money. Cuts Unemployment Inseparably linked with Hitler's first step —rearmament — was his second—jobs and bread. When the Fuehrer look office in 1933 there .were 6,000,000 unemployed. Today Germany's "Improvement" Under Hitler Charted .'. EACH MAN £iftttT6oo" UNEMPLOYED Graphically norlrYiylni; the Improvement In Germany's ijnem* ploynient sHimtloii from \y.u through )93« Is Hit- chart above, -showing only 1,500,000 out of wort: fi] IflMi compiircd witit 0,000,OUU when Illtli-r look olllce. Much .1! Iribtitablc to Oennany'.s vast ir- THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 1938 Lift FIRST U.S \Vihcy J. Langley Of jasper, Ala, Happy Over His Prospects Captain of Trade Indicted Relchsruchrer Adolf Hitlc.r above, as he looks today after five years us dictator over German destinies. The chart below shows a year's increase In German food consumption Each naure represents one How the production c,f u oods lr,ts pout).I more per person consumed ilirrai s«l in Ciermany is .shown In in 19JC mail in 1S3S. The fit-urns lhc , ]mfl „„,„,,. Rearmament, has represent. Dread, sugar, meat, milk, ,,„,, llu .,, c , y „,„ chlcf r . >cU)r _ ||OW _ ever, In IhIs vapid rise. •Adolf Hitler, above, as he appeared fin; years ajjo on taking command of Germany from the Brown House in Munich. (hero arc roughly 500,000, mostly unemployable because of physical defects. At first, thousands were simply placed as Innd-hclpers or put In factories regardless of need. Employers were forced to pay them wages. Since then, says a recent .survey of (lie Foreign Policy Association, the decrease In unemployment hns been due to a real increase in production. ' Tlie problem of self-sufficiency, however, perpetually aggravates the German economic picture. There Is serious doubt whether Germany can ever become self-suUlcieut, within her! present boundaries, hence her expansion -program!. Production has been speeded up in Iron ore; large amounts of money have' been spent in exploration of new oil .land, but in cotton, rubber nnd other materials Germany Is woefully short. She produces only 10 per cent, of licr wool, no cotton, only 30 per cent of her iron, the same of oil, no rubber and roughly 45 per cent of necessary food fats. She is self-snfticlcnl In coal, grains and milk. Some of the deficiencies may, perhaps, be rectified in part by the .Austrian annexation. Iniiiowil Rigid Program To meet these inadequacies, Germany has Imposed, a virtual economic strailjackct. The government has established "Bid control over imports, limiting the purchase of food stuffs and finished goods so ns to be able to Increase Hie purchase of raw materials and semi-finished goods. Experimenta- tion has been carried on to discover "crratz" or substitute material. C'olncldenUilly, every class has been asked (o accept sacrifices. 'Hie government is extending its control over private industry and u new form of state capitalism seems to be emerging. There hns ben some increase in food consumption mid Germans enjoy more luxuries today than in 1932. Yet, the Foreign Policy As- social ion affirms, "there is serious doubt whether the living standard of the average German is any bel- ter today than in the worst depression years." Food is being rationed, there are many "forced" contributions, and the taxes on Die German's income have increased from 17.0 per cent to 25 per cent.. At last one-sixth of the population receive relief aid. Hitler Preaches Glory In order lo minimize these material sacrifices, Hitler lias emphasized the glory of the German race, preaching hatred of the foreigner and ruthless persecution of the Jews and minority groups. To attain world power 05,000,000 Germans have surrendered tree elections, freedom of speech and of press, and rights of labor. Propaganda rules the nation. , Thus emerges Germany after live years of Hitlevism. The important fact, agree the foreign observers, is that Germany nnist either turn to furl her expansion through peaceful Intcnationnl trade or by force. The Austrian coup would indicate adoption of (lie military course. Suclt a pro- gram might precipitate n. new world war. That is the fear which hangs over Europe today. IjniK Lost Knife I'ounit HINSDALE. Mont. <Ul') — Oscar Carlson, retired, farmer, lost it good pocket knife while threshing wheat 32 years ago on the prairie land near Willislon. Tlie knife was returned to Carlson the other day by a former neighbor who found it. Triilli Crusade Ucgtm NORTH BEND. Ore. (UP) — A campaign to spread truth throughout (he world by telling nil the lies has been started by (lie North Bend Kiwanis Club. When ail lies arc told there will be nothing left lo cause worry and uneasiness, they believe. "Money Machine" Tools Thief PALL RIVER. Mass. (UP)—A jewelry store .showed Uncle Sam grinding out $1 bills in (he window. U stirred a thief into action, lie smashed the window, lore the endless tape and escaped. His loot was llirec SI bills. ftnad Krror Ironed Out PASADENA, Cal. (UP)—Owing to a jog in the street, so ninny aulomobiles ran up on Hie porch of Mrs. Anule Laurie Stewart dur-- ing fogs, that the city finally derided to buy the lot and u few adjacent ones and make a sired out of them. ISV THOMAS A. I'nili'il Press Slafr (.'urri'spuiiilrul JASl'KR, Ala.. March n. (Uf't— '-irfing (111' sun c<>m<; up over liis ini'n propr-i ly is a new thrill for Wiley .1. Ijuifjli'y, tenant fitrrmr. Langley. recipient of tho nation's Iii-sl farm tenant loan purchase, i-hi'tk—- for $:i,8l)0—was. before Feb. l/!. it typical Southern "aiuaiter." llf.- w;i.s fated with till; typical h-naiit farmer's problems. He owed. I'M to a Jasper bank and $700 to u .supply house where he had purchased seed, fertflii'JT anil itthi.-r :ii!rh:iiHi]ral necessities. lie had little chance of paying off this indebtedness. His chattels, including the family's four mules, were mortgaged lo (lie tank, ills rent ^'as due. His total income for the past year ainounled to a lilth' more liian SHOO, which left him mme Ihiui $500 "In lhe red." Talil SI'ill Kent Adtlitloimlly, Langley faced Ihe ever-present possibility of being ordered off din 180-ncre farm tract for which lie paid $150 per year at any time the owner found a more profitable tenant or decided to sell. He was forced to raise colton and cotton' alone, for banks :md supply houses usually will not lend money nnd supplies on any crop In lhe Soulh except cotton. Thus he had neither money nor inspiration [or a diversified farm program. He was gradually wear- ins out the land with repeated cotton crops. Mrs. Langley, a pleasant-mannered mother of 12. struggled to feed hungry months with dilapidated equipment. Today, Lnngloy's outlook is different. His debts have been adjusted lo S4CO and paid off under a P.irm Security Administration loan. The $3.800 check enabled him to purchase the 180-acre farm as well as seed and fertilizer for next year. The government also slaked him lo a brood of sows which will augment his income. Contrasted with the $000 which lie eked from the cotton-weary foil of his farm last year, Langley may expect under a government-mapped crop diversification program, it gross income of* $1.582 during 1938. No longer does he have !o exclude all other crops to make way for King Cotton. The government Is showing; him how to plant soil- bttildinc; crops and also how lo market valuable limber which grows on his land. Of his estimated $1,582 income. Lansjley will pay SIG4 as Ihe first of 40 yearly payments to the government.' on the purchase loan, and $9S for five years on the debl 'nil- Ttfi Mote Rw&i at a SA 1 Switc/i to UON KNIX-KNOX the extra Miles are Free Your gasoline dollar buys more miles of smooth, thrifty transportation when you get Lion Knix-Kiiox. Knix-Knox develops spirited performance and longer mileage because every drop is usable power. No energy is lost through incomplete combustion; no power stolen by the knock that destroys your motor. Because Knix-Knox produces greater mileage at the price of regular gasolines—the extra miles are free. For savings and better performance—get Lion Knix-Knox. Sold by all Lion stations and dealers. Look for the Lion. * * * When you buy Lion Products, your money stays in the South to help build the South. LION OIL REFINING COMPANY .K. DORMX), ARKANSAS ., .. ., T. H. BARTON, P HUM •HA o I L n e if/ $ OB I B E B H MADE Will whoever borrowed my Kli(|iK'tte" please return i(? A m m MOTOR on patrcr by removing hard car- fwtfPP l">n. It, stronger, natural film JJ&ju** SBITJ moior u-rar. Nalurnlube ii l "*" a purr, difiilled motor nil contain i"K no ciliilirranls. Saturday in March of each yew'. Tlie following; [Killing places staV bo open. between Die hours ot ^ \ P. M, and C:'JO p. M. on Saturday^ March 19. 1938, for tlic aforementioned election. f)kl. SfJiool Voting Place Court House Luxom nigh School School Clear Itfkc School Cily Hall, Appliance Co., nnd Lange School Gosnell School School School School 1. Osceola 2. Luxora 3. JJosa '.i. lilythfivllle 0. rjostid) 7. lluirinaii 8. Milllgan 9. Armoro] IU. ftlinwnec .Slmvnoe High School 11. Pecan I'olnt U/zdl's Store )a. (,'atson If). Manila IH. K'o'.lt-na 17. Hoy) l ion I'J. Whitton 20. Yarbra 22. Box Elder 23. Oell 25. Wilson 27. I/one oak 30. Tomato SI. Keistr 32. J'roiniscd r.ind n:j. Reece M. Nuinber Nine I 35. Buddie | 3U. Ktowali I S8. Ekron 39. Shady Grove Cavson Ixtke Sclnxil Mitnlla Uigli School l.ynch's Storo ftayiilmi Sclu Dell School \Vllson School Bchool In a silriirisc move. New York's district attorney, Thomas E. Deiver. obtained n grand jury indiclment of Richard Whitney, outstanding broker whose firm recently crashed. Whitney is shown above, led, as he walked out of a police .station where he was fingerprinted and photographed and released in $10.000 tali. The grand jury indictment charges him with stealing $105,000 in sceurilies from a trusl- ftiiul established by his father-In-laiv for his wife and other beneficiaries. juslmcnt loan. To Jluihi New Home With his new found prosperity, Langley plans no extravagance. He will build a new home for his wife and their .six children who are at home. The house will have a new cook slove and ill be supplied with electric energy froai a nearby power line. Tie plans to give his children "all the larnin they can stand." Langley believes that it is his duty "to show these jKople 1 can do something now that I've been given the chance." The best thing about lhe goo;! fortune, that has come to him. however, is "gettin' up and seeing lhc sun rise over your own property every morning," fjaugley said. Wood Carving Taught BERKELEY, Calif. (UP)—Wood carving is undergoing such a veritable renaissance, especially in the western states where fine woods are cheap, that the University of California has inaugurated a wood carving course for adults. A berry pie will not be worth the serving if the juice doesn't run out of the crust and Into the oven while baking, according to an old Neiv England superstition. NOTICE OF SCHOOL ELECTION Pursuant, to Act Number 30 of 1935 enacted by the General Assembly of the Slate of Arkansas, said act providing for the election of school directors to be elected at a special school election to be held in each school district of Ihe Stale of Arkansas on the Ihlrd GLENCOE BARBER SHOP Earl E. Parker, Prop. Gtencoe Hotel Bid?. Hand or Electric Mahicurlng F 0 R SOUTHERN TRADE GET YOUR CAR READY HERE FOR WEATHER DRIVING BUY EVERYTHING YOU NEED ON OUR f£EA$Y PAY PLAN GOODYEAR SPEEDWAY You'll havo "smooth Batting" all through Spring and Summer— il you have new Goodyears put on your whoels flow. Ge( exlra solely and mileage al no extra cost! Use your credit. Gel tires, a battery, auto supplies on easy convenient tetms to fit your budget —and pay as you rider SPRING NEEDS at LOW PRICES Seat Covers.. $1.19 up Aulo Polish..6 02. 27* SparkPlugs 65(f Fan Belts ,.75< up Floor Mats ... .95$ up BICYCLES for BOYS and 6IRLS SPECIAL SALE AUTO RADIOS P tic»« greatly r«duc»d on 193738 mod- ell. Bring in distant ilationg wilh high lidelily and plenty ol volum«. Sea end h$ar them. 2915 GOOD HTEAR SERVICE STORES; 110 West Main Phone 898 Bank School School School irtlelte- School "lowali School School Shady Grove School 40. Tfachvlllc Cotton cleaning Oftlee i next door to Citllnn's liarbpr Shop) 4!i. Pawltcen 47. Hfilf Moon 48. Hiektimn 49. Flat Late BO. Drown 52. lirlnkley 53. Black Water 54. Rocky i5. Stillman School School School School School Little River School School School stillman School 5C. Dycss School Bids, on Road 7 and Colony center MRS. THOMAS H. IVY. County Examiner. Friday Saturday Your Car WASHED ^THOROUGHLY CLEAN yr. LUBRICATED BY FACTORY SPECIFICATIONS 'F BRAKES TESTED ON DYNAMIC EQUIPMENT MOTOR TUNED BY TRAINED MECHANIC* Phillips Motor Co.' 5th & Walnut Phone 810

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