t»AGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, DECI5MBKK 20. THE BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS C. B. BABCOCK, EdlJCI H. W. HAINES, Aaverusing Manager Sole National Advertising RejreseuUtlru: Ib« Thomas P. Clark Co. Inc., New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, Ban Antonio, S&u Fran Cisco. Chicago, St. Louis. Published Every Alteration Except Sunday. Entered as second class matter at the pott Office at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act at Congress October 9, 1917. Served by the United press SUBSCRIPTION BATES By carrier to the city of Blythevllle, S5c per wees or 18.50 per yesr In idvance. By mall within a radius ot 60 miles, 13.00 per year, »1.60 for six months,.. 85c for three months; oy mail In postal zones two to six. Inclusive, W.M per year, In zones seven «d eight, $10.00 per year, payable In Government Relief Whether relief of victims of drouth and business depression is properly M\ obligation of the federal government is n question on which it is rensoiiitblc to expect differences oi opinion. We would say that it ought not to be, but that as long as we have a gov- ernmsnt that pretends to bu responsible for the prosperity of its people it is a responsibility of that government to see that nobody starves to death as a result of conditions that in part tit least are thz result of governmental interference with the normal course of business. In other words, a government that taxes a part of the peopls for the benefit of another part, through a tariff, also owes relief, when nesded, to farmers, unemployed, or any other group. However that may be, it in certain that honesty of purpose is the least that ought to be demanded. If the federal government's policy is to extend relief, as we are given to understand, then it should extend relief, not just pretend to. Expenditure of ?11G,- 000,000 on public works, as is proposed in the administration unemployment relief bill, ;sotinds like something, but it is not. It will help, of course, but it will help so little tnat most of the victims of the present state of affairs will not know^anythinjj has happened. Prisons and Shrines. S'dhie''*¥fasliingtbn officfffl ! recently proposed- that a federal penitentiary be built on the site of Fort Mcltenry, fa- ' mous as the birthplace of the Star- Spangled Banner) and the proposal has drawn a hot retort from Paul C. Wolman, commander-in-ehief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. "The mere suggestion that Fort JIc- Henry be torn down and a penal institution be erected in its place," says the commander, "is particularly repugnant to every patriotic American." This is quite trua; and the fact merely emphasizes how far our penitentiaries fall short of what they should be. If a prison were really a place where human derelicts could ba reclaimed and turned •'into honorable and useful cili- OUT OUR WAY zens—us, some day, all prisons will be —we would think it quite appropriate that one be built on a historic shrine. But as things arc; well, we must agree with Commander Wolman. Wheat for the Chinese? The cm-rent Magazine of Wall Strcat, pointing out that the federal farm board may well have a tremendous carryover of wheat at the end of the year, and fearing that such a carryover would have an extremely depressing influence, makes this suggestion; "Why not give it away? Four hundred million underfed Chinamen would devour it without loosening their belts. At tho sight of a pile of wheat being distributed by the government the Communists would fade away faster than they over will before machine guns, The wheat might be given to our people, but home relief can better be handled by cash, and without clanger of making -matters worse by upsetting the flour and baking trades. "Giving"wheat to starving Chinamen who aren't buying and can't buy will upset nothing—and may set up an era of peace and reconstruction in China. And China is one of the things that is the matter with this disturbed world." Claims of publishers notwithstanding, the most popular book for Chrtslmne is dad's check book. This Is the time of year many :i little boy will tell Santa Claus to hnvc a hearth. Onco there was a paragrapher wno never once ' razzed a statement, In Cal Coolldge's daily article. The nrc which swept the film colony recently. giu'c the stnrs opportunity to put on some real emotional acting In the flickers. College enrollments hnvc Increased despite the depression, says a news Item. And for the fraternities business, as usual, will be "rushing." Miniature golf courses are being Installed in restaurants In England. Maybe to stimulate the demand for five o'clock tee. Prizefighters may not believe in Christmas, but ninny of them make it a. practice to hang on after n couple of socks. The rich man wjio marries his daughter to an iiiiMipporllng young man is also doing his bit'in giving the bride away, to ;ilcl Ihc unemployed. Thirty-four persons claiming kinship wil'.i Einstein sought to visit him in New York recently. This is another dant on the relatlv-lty theory. In Canada, too, the grain problem is a burning • question. Farmers there, a news ilem says, are using barley for fuel in place of wood and coal. "The wets," says a paragrapher. "are bent on making prohibition an ex-act science." Judging from tome of the stuff around lately, it would be nearer correct, to say "extract science." • ' SIDE GLANCES By Geo*ge Clark TAKING OF LOUISIANA Cn Dec. 20,'1803. the United. States leak pccscsslon of the Louis-' lana territory after purchasing a' from Prance for tl« price of $15-j GCO.OOO. This was tlic most remarkable event in the administration of President Jefferson. : The territory comprised the ,;n-1 tire regicn between the Mississippi! river and the Rocky Moumalns.and extended from the north of Texas to the southern boundary of British America. Napoleon willingly sold it at such a cheap price because he sa«- that iic was likely to have war with Gnat Britain and knew thnt the British fleet could easily keep French forces away from the Mississippi river. The Louisiana purchase had theiv? hnporlant results: | It tecured the entire control of! the Mississippi and more than! doubled the area of the United j States, it strengthened the bond cf j union in the southwest and it gave new force to arguments for "inter-1 nal improvements"— the building | of roads and canals to connect the j cost and west. Be Sure You're Right— IGINATE \VrfK F«Sf UttELELE WS B50USHTT-I&MWJAU BY POf?TtlGOESE : -_—^ SAILORS IN 100O. IN HAWAII AN UN GO, :: -• UKcLELE "What are you going to do Christmas?' WASHINGTON LETTER French Cardinal Issues Ultimatum to Brides i&f is GEXE; THAT \t ENflQELY FROM Ife—• soufHEOM sArns AND 1UF- &V-MYCASiB3EAN REGIONS, GW OP V' MASSACHUSETTS '. AND BY RODNKV UUTCHEI! NBA Service Wilier ' WASHINGTON—Unless - political Independence wanes, p.s it shows no sign of doing, there are lllwly to tc further such fusses 03 that made over the appointment of. Frank H. But one point raised is, how good a Democrat—or Republican—does a man hnve t.-- be to to properly appointed to a post reserved for one of his narty? Obviously; Mr. Hoover likes the McN'tnch -type of Democrat better than lie :lit?s the in- PARIS. (UP)— Cardinal Verdier of Paris has declared war on brides who arrive late for their marriages, by issuing an order to all priests in his diocese instructing them to wait for 15 minutes and then proceed with the nuptial mass whetrier the bride Is there or not. The reform of Cardinal Verdier Fk.f t J M e\ t has not been without its distress-! Seated Mayor Orders ing moments. Brides refused to take the order seriously and several arrived, hot and breathless, tco late for their own wedding, while others had slipped down the aisle just in time for the ring ceremony. The order is effective, not only Search for Weapons entered the place on Haley's I-l dcrs and began hunting for w'T pons. Twenty-five men. includ"- two former mayors, several cov Wash. (UP ,-A.- By William. OouV -CELL Kie. vT \ CO'oT Most T" V.IVJE \ HlGl-\ "fHAkJ 1OVM. -TIER'S PROOF FCF? MOO , FlvG:\-\T THE.R . A -\ -\-rs -fi-\' SERVICE TUT c C«>/ HAS T' SoprbQT A i-unes A S^AXID T'WA&H AM' -Ti \ oTriEf,' TH' MWO - 60 fi-V FlPi-^T GtoV T'SUPPORT A VM\F£,\MI-\Q SUP A MA1O.VMHO HELPS So HER HOSBAWp , WlSO <3oF-S Bc.CAU&E HI'S. \MiFe% SO ' cxsues. F^n TI-V fifa-ft -, -rT»v:> i VV. :-.\ - .x -T / t^ i-^_i-....-. O T^r™ f^- M^R X.Or4CV\EOU AMD X.UMCH "==" most all city employes except pa- i were searched, but no weair ILcemen themselves were starched | wcre found. for concealed wen pans wnen Mayor ! ' ; _ P. N. Haley became suspicions' PARIS. (UP)—With a view • in Parts bul also the countryside |0ver the result of a city election in ; encouraging the teaching of f for miles around which he was defeated. . eign languages in France, In; S Who Is to Decide? But should Mr. Hoover have the prlviieRC of deciding the point when Democrats" repudiate a Dem- McNInch of North Carolina lo the j siirgent type cf Republicans found Federal Power Commission. Tito i n the Senate, who so often oppose wader Is invited 1 to come along | him and make, him miserable." with your correspondent ai'.d get all tangled up in the intricate uestlons raised by this case and thers of the sort. Mr. McNInch was one cf the ,. „ . , . S28 Hoovercrats. He was so far oc ' 1;ll? Certainly he •• has the pre- Ciat cf HIM with the Democratic ^'ative of persona.1 choice; he in that campaign that he led docsnt have to pick out'his bit- he fhjlit-in North Carolina against 'f" 1 ..' 06 m NIC enemy camp. But election of the regular nominee, shollld anyone'ob^ct if he picks Al Smith. He was a good political °"l Ws best friends who were even rlend of Senator FurnlloU Mc-p vill ™S ll > Desert tlieir party and Lendel Simmons, who was retired eumpaign for him? With such ap- to public life by the voters this "ointment!, is a commission still vear because of his 1Q28 bolt. Also,! bi-partisan in character? Coolldge I appears. Mr. McNInch voted for! »»» acp.;:ed of packing commissions ;he Republican candidate for Con- with Republicans ' and Democrats gre<s ill his district mid fated to I favorable to Ins conservative econ- silpport tli* party's senatorial nom- j omlc !>° lnt « r v!ew - b ul ° f c ° urse nee after Simmons' primary defeat, 1 ther e »•«•= n ° Coohdgecrals to It came as a surprise, for Cardi- It happened lhat many city offi- bonne has asked the distinguisl 1 nal Verdier had previously taken icials were in the central fire su- Spanish author Carlos de Battle-' a very tolerant attitude towards Ition polling place when Police ChW open a series of lectures in his':'.I modern ideas and dress in general.! A. L. Sellenthin and a patrolman live tongue. A Fraternity's Memorial to Its War Heroes n Well, yon can't hang a man for lhat. Political independchce, refusal to IK subservient to the par- mention. Obviously. Hoover would ca wild if Democrats and progressives in ty yota, willingness to ccnsldcr the I the Senate combined and refused candidate nnd what he stands fon to confirm any appointments ex- ratlicr than his party label—that's cepl of insurgent Republicans. But all supposed to be a piiiise^orlhy i that might happen, even though it trait In a voter. I won't. There'are S™d men who I arc political mavericks. Senator I Hawes of Missouri says that if Dempr.rals Objuctcd Hut President Huovci' had -. to! name a Democrat to the'.bi-par-j »°°«1 «" , mably toe we'e tnds other men equally or more s»il. 3 d' than Mr. McNinch, as the appoint- ! menl had n p-Ulical savor. Anrt the point raised in tho Senate In- of 1 "»™ ( three "»" ™ " nam? "independent s Democrats to the regular Republicans ndependent Republl- witli the In ibis oase Mr McNInch hnn- terslste Commcrco Committee, cs-i self fMd he was a Democrat, al- pccially by Democrats, was lhat though o fthe incic|i;r.denl. type. since Mr. McNinch hurt been voling j though of the independent type. the Republican ticket it wns shabby is permitted lo decide whether he on the! is a Democrat oi Republican, he j niiybt insist that he was one cr ihc olhcr and Gjend his life voting business to unload him country as a Democrat. Now yr.u roe the position which Mr. McNi^ch had" Placed! ** the other party's candidates. himself insofar an concerned win- > On tho other hand isn't it per- nln" an appointment, to a bi-pav- 1 'cctly human for n .president to liiiin executive commission. He want to reward the more helpful clnimeti lo lie a Democrat and the. belters? The imposing building shown above is the national memorial to mem- college fraternity who served in (he Civil, Spanish-American and world Wars. It has Just been completed Amo:i!; the S. A. E. at Evanston, 111., and will be cieclt catcd with on Dec. 28. notables wiio will be present General William G. Evcrson, chief of the militia bureau right), who will make the dedicatory address; Bobby Jones (left), and Rudy Valee. The idea of erecting the building oripiiicUed ^ with Billy Levere, Evanslon newspaperman, who at his death !eft$40,OCO for the purpose. Democrats said lie wasn't: failure to c'nflrm him would mean punishment for his political independ- All of which seems to present .some fine material for .an argument during what might otherwise te a /inlet evening at hoin-?. Dirt Oil Often Causes Irritation of the Skin |-—-- — — 1 of the |Uy DR. MOtiKIS FISIIBEIN idncc serious irritation of th^ Kililcr, Journal of llir- American'skin, subject also to secondary in- I Medical Assoriation, ami of lly- gcia, the Health Mnpiuinc Tlie wide use of various types of i oils in industry iias been respon- fcction. It is now known lhat repeated i irritation of the skin with ccal tar i and with oils may result in a sut- i [sible for many rashes on the skin i ficient irritation of the cells to set j which are difficult to diagnose. i t]p an active growth which evcn-l'W Crude iKtrclciim will cause Hch-'tually becomes cancerous. U.;.J ing and frcnucnliy oniiitions asso-1 Exposure to creosote, asphalt cinei'M; ciiitccl with mfectinn of ths folll. I ether products of tar is sometimes j (0, clcs of the skin by germs whlcn ; followed by the development cf tu- <£•> are always present. Lubricating oils'• mors. One of Ihc most interesting -W and cutting cniuUions n-ed over ; fonns is called mule spinners' c:m- ;IJJ. and over again ivlihnut (ll'.crlnj cr i CPri This occurs principally nmoni; §£ sterilization accumulate line meta!. workers In the cotton industry in Vt lir.rticles which v.;i; produce nitn-'England. Lou-grade oils used for th; M ! ute cuts in the skin. j lubrication of the machine get on fjy : The oU becomes c.-intamimtCu 'the skin. Kcglect of porfonalclean- M | furthermore by the p«rm that liness permits constant irritation I j.jS 'produce pus and ihr- infcctian is and cnnccr follows. Tar and pitch,[f|Y: ! passed hi this vay fyr-m cue wcrk- j are particularly irritating In ti;ls,J[jJ. or to another. Wi-m c-r:iie pelro- manner. Soot, lamp black and pea', Igfc .If am is refined, the prmuicls are ' produce irritations cf the skin i,III likely to be less Irritatinj than the : which scmetimes are followed by \ A;}; i n :idr oil itself. warty growths and cancer. ' fiji; Nevertheless, n is known thai: Fortunately knowledge has bc-;.[.]| b'.'n/ine. nr.;)!-.tha. and c.uton dl- eoine widely disseminated as Blijthevillc, Ark. On, and after, Monday, Dec. 22nd, 1930, the depositors of the First National Bank, Blytheville, Arkansas, who have balances of $100.00 or more, on deposit with the bank, are requested to call at the bank between the Jioursof 10 to 12 a. m. and 1:00 to 3:00 p. in., lor iho purpose of verifying tlieir accounts with the balances shown on the bank's books. 2 I W.J.Peck&Co. Auditors. The u=c cf impure va-flir.e or ths; have been mentioned. '"i v.uclir.e lonLiiaui.: ;i iii^h i>c;'- - crntage of carbolic ar!ci :;iny pro- Read Courier News Want Acis. !
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