The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 12, 1930 · Page 5
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_FU1DAY, DECEMBER 12, 1930 BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE BOOK SURVEY by 11RUCE CATTON NE\ Sen-ice Writer In "Moving Forward," Henry Ford casls an appraising eye at Uie new industrial civilization which he helped to create, and finds il very good. The current, fear of the mechanization of life is not even comprehensible to Mr. Ford. Those dreadful words, "technological unemploy- : nienl," give him no uneasiness at all. He is quite unable to see how any man can be afraid of mass production. As he sees it, we are just entering a new era, which will make for more human happiness and contentment than the world lias ever known. There are plenty of students of the times to disagree with him, and it must be admitted that when he embarks on sociology he occasionally flounders dreadfully; bu', his book Is amply worth study, tor all that, and I have a feeling that he comes quite as near the mark as ilo some of the more erudite critics ot our social order. In this book Mi-. Ford defends the new industrialism. He scoffs at. the theory that machines are eternally displacing workmen; in- stcnd, he says, they create new jobs in new fields. He sounds again his battle cry of high wages and low prices, declares that t'ne best wages of today will seem unbearably low a few decades hence, and iiredlcts that poverty will soon be only a horrible memory. The best chapters are tlios^ in which lie describes operations in his own factories. His account of the famous shift from Model T to Model A, his description of the scrapping of 199 Shipping Board steamers and his story of the migration from Highland Park to River Rouge are actually exciting. This book is written in collaboration with Samuel Crowther, and is published by Doubleday. Doran and Co. at $2.50. You will find a great deal in it to stimulate you and a great deal to encourage you —even if you also find plenty with which you must disagree. * » * 'THIMPPA' 1 SELLS WELL. AND IS EXCEEDINGLY GENTEEL The reading public, In Its Infinite wisdom, has made "Piiilippa," by Anne Douglas Sedgwick, a best seller. Why this should be I have no idea. The book sems to me to be utterly flat, stale and unprofitable. Perhaps this popularity is due to the air of exquisite, well-bred- British gentility that permeates the story. "Philippa" introduces you to the Very Best People. Piiilippa is the daughetr of a civil servant in London. The civil servant deserts his wife, get her to .divorce him and marries a charmer Aamed Cbsima.Brandon/Philip-, pa, who loves her father very dearly but who doesn't think tie ha' quite done the right thing b; mamma, trails along and finally succeeds In breaking up the romance Then she has a romance of hei own, father doesn't like it, and tin book ends. Philippa is quite the most unpleasant, not to say horrible, younc woman I have met in a long, lonr lime. Her father is as selfish am" pompous an ass as you will find ir contemporary fiction. Cosima Brandon is presented in such a way a; to make you wonder hour any mortal man could possibly leave ever the most imperfect wife on her account. The book has two points in its favor. It will \nppeal to all snobs and it will also appeal to thos," 'who ho!d the plonsant belief til?.! cue is quite justficd in runninc away from any kind of obligation or responsibility if only one Is—ah divine words—in love. So it is highly popular. The Houghlon, Minim Co. publishes it. It costs S2.5P. ENTERTAINING ACTION IN "The BLUE GOD JAZZ" "The Blue God Jazz" is the story tf Margaret. Liplon, a country girl v.-ho went to the big city, became a 'cellist, scored a success as a radio and jazz band player, fell violently in love with a conceited radio station announcer and finally, having Steele Society—Personal been bumped emotionally beyond endurance, struck out Into the concert He'd and revealed genuine genius—and, In the end, had her beloved announcer, considerably chastened and meeker, come back to her arms. Briefly outlined, it sounds like just another o[ those gin-glrls-and Jazz stories; but, Donald Snow, the author, has managed to dig under the surface of things a bit and his digging has got, the book out of the rut. His book Is not simply the story of the adventures ol Margaret Upton; It is a spirited and intelligent analysis of jazz—"the blue god jazz"—and it. Is worth reading. It Is published by Edward J. Clode, and retails at, $2. * » • A NAUGHTY DUCHESS, BUT A VERY ENERGETIC LADY Marie De Hohan, Duchess de Chevreuse, was lady-in-waillng to the Queen of France during the reign of Louis XIII. She was extremely beautiful, she had—in the ordinary sense of the word— practically no morals at all, and she was a born schemer; consequently she kept France in a turmoil for ; years, engineered several revolutionary plots, fought the great Cardinal Richelieu tor many years an:l leit her name in history as one of the most perversely fascinating of all high-born light ladies. A very readable biography of this somewhat scandalous female is issued tills month by Covici. Fricde, Inc., in "The Intriguing Duchess," by Dorothy de Brissac Campbell. Mrs. Campbell, an intensely sympathetic biographer, tells of Marie de Rohan's adventures with engaging frankness and presents a goodish bit of history in an entertaining manner. It may be thai she occasionally shows herself too ready to believe the worst—as, for instance, in the case of the parentage of King Louis XIV—but her book moves along at a lively clip, which is all that matters in a biography these days. The price of the book is $3.50. Trench Enemies Now Sell Meat Together ABERDEEN, Wash., (UP)—William Weisseiiboni and William Howser fought each other from trenches 25 yards apart in V 1918. Now they stand site by side and ^s•ait on the customers in Weksen- born's meat market here. Weissenborn was u member of Uhlan regiment and HOWOT was with the ICMth II. S. Infantry. Their companies fought each other three limes. . After the war Weissenborn came :o tri? United States. Howscr had been employed in hi:i market for some time beiore they discovered that they had been trench enemies Pile Sufferers Enil Your Misery \Vilhoul Salves cr Cutting External treatment? cannot per manently end Piles. Nor does cutting remove the cause. The cause ts internal—bad cir dilation of the blood in the loive bowel. The veins are flabby—tin. bowel \vnlls weak- the parts almost dead. To quickly and safely rid yourself of piles an internal medicine must be used to heal and strengthen the affected parts. Dr. J. S. Leonliavdt, a specialist after years of study discovered n reol internal Pile remedy. He named his prescription HEM-HOID and prescribed it for 1000 patients with the marvelous record of sue cess in 960 cases, and then dccidei every Pile sufferer should be able to get HEM-ROID from their own druggist. Don't waste time on extern, remedies or think of the pain and expense of an operation until yoi have tried HEM-ROID. KTRBY DRUG STORES «ill supply y and guarantee money-bsck if does not end all Pile misery. —Adv. 2 Mr. and Mrs. G. O. Travis spent Sunday in Ulyllisvllle with the latter's mother, Mrs. J. B. Stewart. Miss Maiy Newt Carr s]»nt Sunday us (he guest of Miss Allene Field;; of Blytheville. Mrs. Sid Mlchlo of Mlcola was shopping in Steele Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Doss Hudgens had as tl:elr guest Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Henderson of Concord. Mr. Elic Bebakey of Cariithers- vllle was a Steclo visitor Monday. Hubert Alexander and Howard Tatuin of Tyronza ;J»nt Sunday here with Hubert's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Alexander. Mr, Oitle S:«ith and Morion Davis who are staying in Holland nt present, were Steele visitors Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Clay Lewis of Hny- ti, spent Sunday here with tlio lattcr's parcnl:i, Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Howard. Mr. and Mrs. Tony Jordan find children of Cooler spent the first part of this week with Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Jordan of Steele. Mrs. Maude Pickard who has been visiting here, returned to her home in Memphis Sunday. Dick Stincs and the Misses Vcl- ma and Vergia Shrader motored to Inrulhcrsville Wednesday night. Miss Vallie Casey made a business trip to Memphis yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Johnle Rhodes and Mrs. G. G. Travis spent Tuesday ivith relatives in Blytheville. Mr. M. J. Travis transacted business in Memphis Monday. Mr. J. A. Travis has been appointed postmaster of Steele. Mr. W. B. Little, former Postmaster resigned some tiraes^igo. Mr. and Mrs. Pinkey Burns of Joiner and Mrs. Bettie Laden of j Blytheville were visitors of their mother here, Mrs. S. A. Burns. Mr. and Mrs. Jolmie Rhodes. Mr;.'. Johnie Phillips and Miss Delsie Stewart were visiting In Bly- thevlllc Monday night. Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Steele motored to Memphis Sunday to see Brother Ellis, who Is in the hospital there. Mr. and Mrs. Cad Williams of Hint, Michigan, are visiting Mrs. J. M. Maxwell here. Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Lip:jcomb and children spent Sunday with Mrs, Mollie Lipscomb. pohn Smith of Blytheville was in Steele Tuesday afternoon. Sam Hamra made a business trip to Caruthcrsville Wednesday. Lon Burns motored to Luxora Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrr. Cuba Higdon were the guests of Mrs. J. F. Kellens at Micola Sunday night. Austin Ellis transacted business lu St. Louis over the week end. Miss Mable Smith and V. A. Pitts motored to Blytheville Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. George Vates and son Gerald spent Sunday with Mrs. Opal Grocnwcll or Haytl, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Patterson motored to Memphis Sunday to meet Ilielr daughter Mrs, Hush; Brltton of Dumas, Ark. She will: S|:.?nd Hie ChrWmas holidays here. Misses Ocrtrudu Hudgens and 1 Rubye Sjiciicer motored lo I31yt!ic- : vllle Sunday afternoon.' ! Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Robinson ofi here and Mr. anil Mrs. W. A, < Prince of Caruthersv'IV? attended! tho funeral in Savannah, Toiin.. Wednesday of Mr. Jim Rush Freeman, who was killed lit an automobile accident there. Mr. and Mrs. Charlie King or D.;nton tvcnt Thursday wlili their j daughter liere, Mrs. D. W Spencer, j Read Wmrlcr News Want Ad*. I Roman Pottery Kiln Opens New Discussion NEWTON, Isle ot Wight, (UPI- Accldenlal dlsrovery of a Uoinnn pottery kiln; here has aroused wlili?- sprcacl Interest, and upcculnums us to whether the Romans did not make Mils island, the hcuilinumcrs for the extensive manufacture and ilHrlbuHon of pottery during their occupation. Excavations new ore being carried further In an ctfoii to substantiate this theory. Some crude Imitations of Siiiulan ware, and some pieces of clay from Osuorn. ware found in (lie kiln. Indenting that the Romans obtained Hie clay they used for the yellowed lottery found often in the Isl-.ind, at that pit. «If You Buy of Mr, Bowers? M aximum Production depends largely upon the right feed, and intelligence in using your home-grown 'grains. When you want a high-protein concent rale, for blending or straight feeding, you can'tdo Letter than to piek Quaker (24%) Dairy Ration and use it according to directions. We'll he glad to give you the benefit of our experience, and the help of the Quaker ex- perls, in getting exactly the right feed to make most money from your herd. Browne & Billings Co., Inc. Ulythevilie, Ark. Q UAKERF BEDS IN S TRIPE D S AC Kg .*•'•' Santa Claus Insurance Don't Let Another Christmas Catch You Short A small weekly deposit in a Farmers Bank and Trust Company Christmas Savings club will give you the money when holiday time rolls around again for the kind of Christmas you want your family to have You will not miss one, two or five dollars each week. But fifty, a hundred, or two hundred and fifty dollars will come in mighty handy this time nex.t year. \'on Avillbe sure lo have money for next Christmas if you join one or more of the following classes; Ladies prefer the Telephone We're here lo make it easy for the woman motorist. Jnst telephone when your car needs oiling and greasing, repairs or adjustments. We'll call for the car and have it back lo your home at (he hour promised. There's no extra charge for this cail-anrl-dclivcry service. if you want to see a clean shop, just pay us a visit. We are careful to keep grease from your steering wheel and upholstery. You will find our mechanics courteous and capable —our charges, very low. Washing and polishing. Tires, accessories, anfi-frtezc service. • PHILLIPS MOTOR COMPANY Dlytheville. Ark. Phones: R!U-777-SIl » $12.75 Class 1 Members paying Ic the first week, 26 the second week, and increasing Ic each week, for fifty weeks will receive ..... Class 2 Members paying 2c the first week, 4c the second week, and increasing 2c each week, for fifty weeks will receive Class 5 Members paying 5c the first week, 10c the second week, and increasing oc each week for fifty fcCO 7C wesks will receive «yxJ«/.lD Class 10 Members paying lOc the first week, 20c the second week, and increasing lOc each week for fifty weeks will receive Class 25 Members paying 25 cents a week for fiftv weeks will receive $12.50 Class 50 Members paying 50 cents a week for fifty weeks will receive $25.00 Class 100 Members paying 51.00 a week for fifty weeks will receive $50.00 Class 201) Members paying $2.00 a week for fifty weeks will J>1 A A A A receive. CA .DU Class .">(in Members paying ?y.OO a week for fifty weeks will receive Class 1000 Members paying §10.00 a week for fifty - weeks-<tCAA AA will receive «PjUU.UU $250.00 'with four per cent interest added if all payments are made regularly or in advance Farmers Bank & Trust Company EVKHY DAY I N T H K WKKK WE DELIVER ANYWHERE IN TOWN BUTTER Ib. 35c ORANGES APPLES,..,.. ,.,, k 49 c Pure Cane, in clolh bags. Limit 10 Lbs. 52c GRAPES me Lb. 1 2 RUTABAGAS Guaranteed Fresh Dozen 25c TANCERlNESnoJQ 0 CALLARDS BB rtch I 2 RADISHES ,,,,,,,5° BEANS Green Slvinglcss 1'iincy Flnrldas Lb. lOc CURLEY CAHHAGE 7 1C 2 SPRING ONIONS liunch CARROTS 8 C With every I) packages of Kcllogg's products—I measuring cup given. Pep Bran Special! Pkg. lOc APPLE BUTTEK Qt .25° SOAP ""-';;;,„ 22° RAISINS > k ,lfl c I'kg PEACHES Ubhrs. j\o. 2'Can Ea. 15c SALMON Ch TanlO c .., Lib. FRUIT CAKES 3 Lbs. FRUIT CAKE INGREDIENTS Cherries |J>. fiflc Orange Feel __ Lb. .37c I'inuiipulu Lb. 55c Lemon Peel Lb 37c Citron Lb. ,lfic Figs Lb. 18c Currants Pktf. Me Dates Pkg. 19c MILK 3 CANDY It. s a95 c PICKLES «,25 C CELERY Liirjjc Fiincy California Stalk ?i/ 2 c PRUNES , u. 25° MINCE MEAV.11 C oUAi 10 liars JJ Berkeley Hlcml. Autocrat of (he Hreakfast Table. Ib. 31c E'itklcd rC 'Ajl Halves HAMS Wholcor S25 BOLOGNIA I4 ,1Z LIVER '"' f u,.2Q c WC Fresh ire I,!). JLw PORK ROAST Jf . 9c i BEEF ROAST ,. t .15 c 15c » 'I

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