The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 22, 1930 · Page 4
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«»AGE FOUR BLYTHEV1LLE. (ARK.) COUUIER NEWS MONDAY, DECEMBER 22,. FHE BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS TRIE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS . C. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HAINE8, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representative!: Th? Thomas F. Olark Go. Inc., New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, S»n Antoulo, Ban Francisco. Chicago, St. Louis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday., Entered as second class matter at the post office, at Blylhevllle, Arkansas, under act ot Congress October 9, 1817. Served by the United Press . SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the city of BlythevlUe, 15o per week or 16.50 per year In advance. By mall within a radius of BO miles, 13.00 per year, J1.50 lor six month's, 65e lor three months; oy mall In postal tones two -to six, Inclusive, M.50 per year, In zones seven nsd sight, »10.0C per year, payable in t4ranc«. Mr. Morris Is No Republican While the methods pursued by Robert H. Lucas, executive director of the Republican national committee, in seeking the de-feat bf George W. Morris, Nebraska senator, may not have been above criticism, his position at least appears a more honest and sensible one.than that of a good many of his fellow Republicans. If Herbert Hoover, Heed Smoot, George Moses, Simeon fess, Andrew Mellon and others of that stamp are . Republicans—and their position in the party's councils seems evidence enough that they are—then surely George Norris is no Republican. He may be, as we are inclined to think, • a better and more trustworthy representative of the American people in the halls of congress than most Republican senators and representatives, but by any definition that fits a majority of Republican office holders he most certainly . is' not a Republican. If Mr.. Norris considers that he is a true sami/e of Republicanism—that the rest of the party is out of step with him—and if the people of his state agree with him and continue to send him' to congress with a Republican label, that is the affair of Senator Nor- m-ami his fellow Nebraskans. But it imposes no obligation upon members of the Republican national organization , .to'accept him for what he plainly is ™ts=° n e of them. 't The sooner the Republican organization musters sufricif/nt courage and honesty to face the facts «md read from their ranks such men as Norris, I,a- Pollette, Elaine, Brookhart, Borah and a half-dozen others, the better it will he for the country, if not for the G. 0. P. Such a procedure will help to draw party lines where the issues really are, and will hasten the natural and inevil- \ able alliance between the progressive elements in national politics. The Democratic party needs some new blood, and could profit by the excommunication of Republicans who are misfits in their present political home. •The trouble is, of course, that any such action on the part of the Republicans, would at once destroy any hoitc they may have of organizing the next OUT OUR WAY congress, so Mr. Lucas will probably have trouble enlisting much support for his program. A Notable Experiment It is interesting to note that a parliamentary committee has urged the British government to abolish capital punishment for a five-year period as an experiment in penology. The committee frankly favors the complete abolition of the death penalty; however, it suggests the live-year experiment as a measure that may win support from more conservative slates- men, and there is a good possibility that the British Parliament will adopt the scheme. Here would be an excellent chance to get £omc irrefutable dala on the effects of capital punishment. For a country like England, which has always punished its murderers with the gallows, to do away with hanging for live years would provide, an extremely valuable commentary on the theory that only the threat, of death will hold a po murderer in check. GLANCES By George Clark Driving and Citizenship Is it necessary to be 11 pussable automobile di'ivei 1 in order to be <in Aineri- c<in citizen? This question pops into one's mind on reading of tlie experience of a German applicant 1'or citixensliip papers in Detroit, who was turned down by Federal Judge A. J. Tut tic because lie had a record as an habitual traffic law violator. The judge took thU action after officers who had delved into the applicant's past found that he had been arrested at least once a year for the past live years for aerious violations of the traffic, code. Are we reaching that point in national evolution where an American will be described as a biped who drives an automobile? Is our civilization so thoroughly motomecl that one who cannot drive properly does not deserve citizenship? If so, the streets are lilted with native-born Americans who really ought to be turned into landless aliens. • H. A. HORINSON'S BIRTH Cn Dec. 22, 18C9, Edward Arlington Robinson, one of the most, famous of contemporary American peels, was b:rn at Head Tide, Me. \Aftcr two years at Harvard Robinson w,3nt 10 New York. Here he struggled with poverty and a time worked in a subway. He leaped into prominence In 1897 when a poem, "The Children of the Night," attracted the uttenlicn of Theodore Roosevelt. Since then his fame has grown rapidly. Robinson's work, as one critic wrote, is "Intellectual, sincere in feeling, distinctively American In tone and point of view, and free frrm all that is trivial and meaningless." Amy Lowell called Robinson the most remarkable of living American posts. A member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters, 'Hob- Inson's outstanding- works to date include: 'The Mnn Against the Sky," ' Merlin," 'Lancelot, fhe Children of the Night," and "Tristram." Historic Coltonwood Succumbs to Progress MOTHER NATURE'S CURIO Bringing in the Yule log. BY RODNEY UUTCUKK NBA Service WrlliT WASHINGTON—YPU havm'i received a- Christinas card from the Herbert Hoovers, but don't lie disappointed. Neither has anyone else. The President and First I^ndy I don't send any. The explanation i is thai it they once started sending them out. they wouldn't know ft hero ti stop. Such cards would be highly prized and many folks would ba sure to be disappointed. You don't have'to be a connoisseur o'f- painting (o know when a woman has been too liberal with her make-up. Many a boy called a "chip off the old block" has grown up to be n congressman wise In the arts ot log-rolling. GARY, Ind. (UP) —A giant cat- tonwood tree, once used ty lynch- ers and suicides Is being cut down because It interferes with power lines. The tree is 127 feet high, seven and one-half feet, around at 11s base, and estimated to bs 110 years old. Frank Kurlh. 70, a Gary pioneer, said tlie tree was one of the wonders of northern Indiana in I'jSS, because of its size. "Two horse thieves were hanged on it in 1875 and some of the pewter bullets, tired from buffalo guns in the hands of the lynchers, St. Louis, Salt Lake city and Seat- are 5li " ""OHMcd In the tree," tic. 13 per cent. About 40 other 1 Kurth * ni[1 - " A sulcl[I e n 'so hanged large cities sh.ow.2d food costs O f| hl 'nself from the tree. It's so old from 10 to 12 per cent. 1^ Koes back lo:i£ before (here was ^WASHINGTON LETTER Figures and maps prepared by wet organizations to show that tlw national capital is thickly sprinkled with speakeasies are likely to be misleading.. The speakeasy business never was very good here |a Gary, back when It took a week t otravel the 32 miles between here and Chicago in an ox-cart, or two * FUMQ A, REiATNE OF THE PUFFBALlS ': AT MATfJMlTV THIS GaouP Of ..FUNGI NESTS; f-'i/LEp VITW FROM THE NE5T WH£M fKPS. HA7TH •.'o SLEEP, A 8(Kr OF FOOP -f: OHTIL SPRING COMES. 'OJB30CYHCA SERVICE membership will be limited to per-) glided around and had a good ••">!• I sons who can prove that they, too. j That situation continued unti/& I had an ancestor who fought, ai | forgot about his hereditary t gt I Hastings. I ing and jumped into the wate:d> weeks when the wolves were bad." 1 Only 205 persons have been able to present the documentary proof entitling them to membership so far. Half of the new Chevaliers are English, a fourth French and the remainder Americans and Canadians. The first meeting will be held in the Chateau de Faiaise. in Normandy, which once belonged to William the Conqueror, on June 21, 1031. American Heads Hunt ..KUJ .,..11*. 1, uu *!-..> 5^w\l J1ULI- iltHlj f ___ right now It appears to fce at an lor Warriors Descendants A!s3, personal greetings signed by the Hoovers would surely become * that collectors' items mid cc-mir.erciiil- j spon IzMlou would enter in. . \ cue nearly especially low ebb, with speakeasy Seattle Rooster Takes started swimming to keep drowning. Now he takes his dip with the ducks. '" Report Shows Simplici i; -of Old Postal SAGAMORE, Mass. (UP)simplicity of the organization =<; | finances of the United States ; Washingtonians all drnb, dingy plaqssl York - of SEATTLE; -wash. Vmerican he-CoTiqui n member of the Wiiliam- that environment may hereditary influences ts iUuseratcd tal Department in 1790 are s:'••.-.' in a Government report publYiri in 1830 and now in the posst'ji of Postmaster Osgood L. SIHE" ft In 1790, there were 75 post o '•£(\JP)-Proof m the country. The 75 postm; £. ; r\ •! rv • i r» i OI rostra a Daily Dip with Ducks; this town. drew yearly salaries which to. :i'':| $3.198. Total expenditures foi;.if' Nevertheless, those who semi! which seldom.represent any invest-Kppb^^^r p mnl . ittec whic1 ' '"-' "Siviftwatcr Bill." .„» to.;ment because the District'of Co,- £!" "".,..:^"". « ' Bin lives on by Seattle's swimming rooster, I year were $32.HO. Christmas presents or greetings to., ment because the District-of Col-j^---^,;™^"- «""" ua "'- ; : "• Bill lives on a raft adjoining tr.e I Tragir French Huslc U-.5 White House usually receive j umb: a cops are reasonably sure to ™ ^ ld ,'^,^° '"^ "' l he ™~ boatluiia: of TJapt. E. A. Swi«. in PARIS Tun- x'lc Ol acknowledgments. The acknowlcdg-1 raid them sooner or later, tcrclngi . '"'•'•'•>••>• m "JJti. . Tiake U|U , Hj . „!„.- France Ameriour. ha* mean-'* menls consists simply cf a curd.) a clmnee of site. . H. is internM to form -an ordov .mates are ducks. ' 5 '- N-month y seriel of pro* printed in black and whilf. express-1 - ..•:,,. live towns." gripes the "king" )L^n *"°™ 1 s t .!)',.™ c :™ 1l . ?rs . of L.? cveral mont " s *S°, Swiftwater | which ' ! ing appreciation. of the speakeasy owners, "men budget themselves and allow a cer- For the first lime in years, Sec-! tnln amount of money to be spent iijtnry of Labor Williuni Nuckles | j u speakeasies. But here they just Doak Is in surroundings where no;-want alcohol delivered - to their one' calls. him. by, a, nickname. He is now known to his associates, as "Mr.. Secretary" or "Mr. Doak," because he has been intl- homes. A few years ago a woman "We hope," as the Israelites said when the Egyptians were engulfed, "that this will tide you over for a white." A New York reformatory Is to have n Sniuu Glaus this year. Does this dispel the theory that lie visits only the good, obedient boys? Maybe an effective wnrnlng to the kid-cn- thnslastic with his Christmas toy will be that the Noise Abatement- Committee will "get him cf he don't watch out." Gunmen were in attendance at the wedding of AI Capone's sister in Chicago. It isn't rc- iwrlccl whether or not they serenaded the couple with "Hail, Hnll. the Gang's All Here." namert Mrs. - - started to deliver alcohol with gin drops for $7 a half-gallon. Then a lot of others Hastings which will'likely be the I Bill trace the hlstorg world's most excl> vim HKely be the'Bill stood watching his playmates | French music. Noted French'i isivc society, since • in the water.': They, -swooped in,: sicians will preside at',each salF By Williams 1 2S0Bv?r^f: ::i: . : >5i #r_-%*W^r " ,,, ( i,^w'' mnlely acquainted with hardly any-; teg an to imitate her and the speaic- one in the Department of Labor, j eilsy business never got started. Hrr, friends and associates of the! Everybody knows they can have Railroad Brotherhoods know him: , V il<lcr parties in apartments." as "Bill" or "Billy." | ....... . President^ Hoover addresses him , Evcr ' s i nce his inauguration. Presas "W. N." , ! icj^nt Hoover has been trying to get * * * , . away on i> real tri|>, but conditions L.il-=.t .official infounation- on- lmvc hcell EUC |, tnal lhis ( | as h cs the ccsl of living is that retail Gllt inlo u , c country have been fast prices for Icon have dropped in the I am i brief. He used to travel fre- last year nearly nine psr cent, fig-1 [, L . ont iy to California when he uas HI Ing to the last November from I secretary of Commerce and immt- th? cue previous. Figures gather- diately after his election went off cti in November showed that 35 ar- 011 - a is.coo-milc to:ir of Lit in Am- liclci 6f fo<xl had decreased in price | cr j cri T | 1()n hc pijm^d a tcur of during the- month and c.n'.y three lhc Caribbean, bin the special ses- articlcs—fresh eg^s, stisar and sion of congress with fat-m relief canned red salmon—had; increased. I all(1 tn riff fights, piled up on him Oranges v.ent down 2-1 per ccnt.jThn, caillo t i, e drought, business pnrS chops 13 per cent, navy beans | depression and election, which also 10 per C2iit, onions seven per cent.. j;ii, e(i off his proposed tour throuuh potatoes, cabbages and prunes six tlle ,,a!icnal parks. At this time per cent, butter five per cent. j Mr . Hoover hopes he can break The largest decreases in retail away after the short session of i fcod prices for the year, by citios.' Congress concludes in March, mcst were: Portland, Ore., 1G per cent; i likely to Assistant Secretary of the But;;- and U3troil. 15 per cent; Los. Navy Ernest Lee Jalmcke's place in the little s that tell" '.M. il Aiigebs. 14 per cent,; Kansas City. Louisiana. Dye Used in Fur, Clothing Sometimes Irritates Skin ?!;• Uii. MOHKIS 1-'ISH1!K1N , forearms, eyelids, nose and o'.her Kilitor. Journnl dC th? AmcrH-in pads of the fac:. nc skin fro:« Malli-M As-I't-irilir.n. nnrt of Hy- I In recent \e.irs si>i:uiTl attention jlus b?cn given to Irritation ot the •.'kin rotultim: from products that II.UT bsen dyed uith ;\ syiithelic | rtyc called p.-.i-.-iu'r^-iiylcneaiamir.:. 1'his sutstance is employed nl- Thc irritation cf tl'.ese dyes is usually due to ar. oxidation product known as <mi- ntine. Wlien this s'.ibstanre ii molrtcncd with water and applied to the skin, it lias a strong irritating cflect. H lias bc-ni fo'.ind j that a solution o! sodium hypo-1 jriio-t univiTSilly fu; ;;>ing hair and , sulphite will neutralize the action .furs. In these tadiiFirlM it Is com- ,of the quinonc and relieve the itch- [inrniy rallrri m'nl If a porson (31 ing I5:ut results from such irrlta- crpcrially sensitive to this dye. his : . tion. •skit; will envelop .-.n eri:;rtlon when i Since almost all furs «!ci a! ja !0 per cent solution of the dye j moderate prices have l:een dy;cl ! is put on it. i with various chemlc.il s'ibstn!ic:s. 1 In'determining whclhcr or'not; 11 is •' ! - : ' fo to suspect almost any of 'the Irritation of thr- --kir i; t!" re-! thm '" lhc P^sencc of eruplions 'suit cf the rtyr. t..o physician pjys' 01 " 1K cnari <=ter that have been : particular allcnllcr. t-> t:-,c lo:at"=n : l " clllloncd - , ,, , .. . •of the eruption. ! D l' rs a " «^° " sc[1 for lla t bmte. ; _. , -. ., , onific'.al flowers, lipstick, rouge anci The irrilatlnn. when -.: is fine to : slmllar materials, and may be re- ! hair dye. usually brs;:r., with "-'• ' i:ig, icdness an:! p-.iHh:js> of Ih:. : ; !!V 'Y ?y H"1^ t!;i i' ; '- : " of lhc ICTC " : l «' «•'«> "• hr.id and ihe IU-K i:f ti:c neck Wiicn the irriuticn i* ^ue to the die in the ti.r coil.'.r or cuffs, it 1= V.kriy to appcor liv^t ur.dnr thf chin, on the irom cj '.lie r.rck. In a trlaiViiilar .uv.i over (he ch:3'. .-.:id- on thi- wn-t:.. spcnslbie for irritations ot the skin when t'.^cse substances come in con- That's what big sister said to her boy friend as she pulled little brother out from under the sofa. But wait till big-sister and the boy friend are man and wife with a home of their own to run. Then how much more she'll realize the truth of her observation! For then the age old problems will come pressing hard. So much in the pocketbook. So much on the shopping list. Will it fit? Then's when the little things make the big- difference. The little savings—the small economies—the slightly better values of which a good housekeeper takes advantage. Then's when big sister will read the advertisements as she never read them before. Comparing values; learning reliable brands; watching the bargain and reduction announcements The advertisements \vill help her in a thousand ways to take care of the little things, acquire the little short-cuts in time and effort —-in the big job of running a home. i=: .Mule Survives Crash MEMPHIS. (Ul'i— When a mot- ori-i struck a iniiie on the high- May here' recently one of h;^' f,-«r passcnscrs w.is killed afl<r| .the car had been catapulted oven hair drcssns :u-a furriers who an c , r .|; an kmcnl. The mule, one of'. :iso tr.e dye on c'.V.c; people niui. a fo -.,r-mulc team being led on the i fn furs and v>.i.) CUT ihesnselv.-'s; IMCJVJSV livsd f.-ri!it!ip to !i. dpveio;> the crup-' "' '' 1J lien lir.-,: on the back of tin j ' hn:;ds. front ol the wrist?, the' liiad (;:;tirlcr News Want Ar!s, Read ihe advertisements every day. advertised goods are worthy of your confidence otherwise then couldn't be consistently advertised i K-:

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