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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, September 6, 1930
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THE BLYTHEVILLE COUKIEK NEWS )THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS C. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W. RAINES, Advertising Manager Sole N»tlonal Advertising representatives: the Tliomas F. Clark Co. Inc.,' New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas,, Son Antonio, San RrancUco, Chicago, St, Louis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday. Entered as second class mutter at the post office at Blythcvllle, Arkansas, under act of Congress October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION HATES By carrier In the city of Blylhevllle, 15c per • week or $6.50 per year In advance. By mail wltliln a radius ot 50 miles, S3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months, 85c for throe months; by mall In postal zones t«o to six, inclusive, $C.50 per year, In zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable in advance. For Mutual Understanding Holders of bonds of Dr;umiKc Dis. .ti'icl 17 are not'unnaturally nhirmed .at (lie turn (akcii Ijy the district's nf- '•fairs. They are entitled to the fullest possible protection for llicir investment, and no reasonable man can blame them for taking whatever steps the law permits -them for the safeguarding of their interests. For the sake of all concerned, however, which includes the bondholders themselves as well as the owners of land in the district, it is to be hoped that they will inform themselves of the situation in Uic district, and plan their program on' the basis of helping- the district and its hind owners to work their way out of their present difficulties, rather than attempt to insist upon immediate fulfillment, of the district's obligation to the letter. District 17 is worth the bonds outstanding against it. But the situation is such now that it cannot pay what it owes. If the bondholders are successful in an attempt to compel such payment they will merely contribute to the destruction of the values which exist in the district, and thus cut themselves off from hope of ever obtaining full payment. If oii (ho other hand they cooperate in the physical and financial rehabilitation of the district there is no reason apparent now why they should not eventually realize, in full upon the bonds which they hold. Impatient creditors have been responsible for the destruction of many ' private businesses that might otherwise have "worked their Vay 1 out of their difficulties and paid in full. The situation with respect, to the district is exactly comparable. The bondholders may be successful in giu'ning court authority that will psrmit them to drive the people) of the district from their . farms and homes, but if (hey do that they will simply destroy the value of their security. It is scarcely believable that they will be so short sighted. . The effort that is being made to set aside the receivership established by the chancery court must certainly lie based on the. failure of the protesting bondholders to inform themselves of the situation. If they knew Churchill Buck, the receiver, and Chancellor Futrell, under whom the receiver will op- OUT OUR WAY cm to, they would know that their rights would receive the fullest protection. If they knew the physical condition of (lie district and the economic situation which prevails in it they would know that a policy of forcbear- ance now wii! pay (hem many times over what they can i.xpuel from the immediate exertion of pressure for the satisfaction of (heir claims:. There should bi> .some way to linns about the appointment of a. committee of the bondholders to make a first hand study O f the situation surroimd- »if the ivcclversiiip, and the conditions in the district. Such a study, it is reasonable to believe, would result in Jin undenstaiultjur ;>.tid a program of cooperation lhat would bo infinitely more beneficial to all concerned Uml the present fi«JU over the receivership. THEWINDMILL riciin:tvii,Y s<>m:it 1 wns stnmlins in Hie tioor last nlj;tit looking nt a uroun of stars and Matching them cut monkey shlijfs. IMjcvc me, iiiey wore (joins 'round and 'round. Sum,- of them wcro drunk and the oilier* w<w tryin- to take (linn home cr some place. Two ef (i,e stars ran together and one Ml to the (jioimi!-cno, I was net drunk. I was just as sober KS I am right now. The stars were dotny antics, My ejr.-s were .ill rlBlil, too). The star lhat knocked the other otic (town started to run imiy. and the others gave chaw nnd overtook !•, ami they nil bumped together nnd fell to (he ground. Just this point I, from sonic reason or other, commenced to hiccup and hurt to go drink nine swallows of Muter to stop, but that never helped matters any. J made, my way back to the door and continued watching (he slurs. 1 never laughed so tbclwoen hiccups) before in my whole life. I can't recall Just what all the funny things were that the stars did, but H certainly wus worth the money. H »as n e rcal comedy. I think Htan Laurel and Olive,- Hardy were in Ilia banch. H was Hie lirst time I ever had to stand in the doonvuy of a theatre to see a mcvlc but there wam't nn empty seat nor any standing loom In (he thrcsilrc lor anybody. •Y- -y- .y. HKUK'S HOl'I.VG IT DOKSN'T I don't jce why Mm'.olhlnj- is always coming up 1o make me feel uneasy about myself. I have just read where it .says' Urn; brain workers Jive lon s . I wonder if dial means the other i kind don't? CUBA M. HIGDON. L(AUK-) COUR1ERNEWS , CT-- -- -M.i 1/m.v mi uieae ^ Ihecorn might pay for i(seif after all. Iceland has five .sheep to each inhabitant. Bleat that If you can. • "Football" should be speltd with capital letters this season. Just for the sake of overemphasis. ^ A writer wonders what would become of financial and business experts If It were not for Gen. Trend ami Maj. Turn, lie should not forcel Gen. ,Mo!ors. Jim Davis, candidate for senator in I'c-nn- sylvnnia. looted a clarinet in ihc old home band the other day. On the assumption, perhaps, (hat next to promises, music is best to toolhe the voter, A "(alkie" with dialog entirely in sign lang- vage has b?en filmed for deaf mutes. At that we'll wager it won't be as dumb ns many "talkies" we've- seen. A i-apital letter can sometimes make an awful lot of dliTcrenco, as witness the linolypcr who referred to the group Investigating Communist activities as lh? fish committee. By Williams -SPOT > \MHO d\T / -fr-E FUWNV THiMCr IS- Ti-V GuH \wno's 8EEM AT i~T LOM& EMOU&H Tb \MCU-re ABooT \T, \AJRlffe ASouT IT - AU' e. ABcor iT. £vT IT LOUGr EMOU&rt I -To \MRiTH ABooT IT- ! SOU HAFrA BE A PUOf j FEEL?.' I AvMT IM TH&R NAluRAx. PLACE AM' NOSOCW SJMrGLA^CES ByGeorge Clark|| S[[5 NEED FOR "if f° r » h€S 1 «?'f l«««s it looks like WASHINGTON LETTER lly RODNEY UUTCHEK lUAcutvr-IVIKT iTi ,— , "" ""•" " revolution in I'cru WASHINGlON.-Thc downfall bill It nmy be pointed out 1'iat (lie of President Augusto Legula, die- new rates on Imports Into the U, ator of Peru and Uncle Sam's best ed Stales struck he rest of tie rcnl chance lhat party will obtain litical adage tthat prosperity ah-, sorbs all criticism and that the less prosperity the more criticism. That goes in any country tinrt the stronger the factions are which oppose the administration the further U goes in eilectlng a ihnngc of government. In Uic Unilud Slates, which has been going through a protracted period of depression, there is a the Democratic — control of OIK- or both houses of Congress in the November elections. In any event there will be more Democrats in both the Senate and the House. It's Tnugli 'on Hoover Instead of giving the Hoover ad- mlnfs'.raiioii a vote of confidence ond n grip on Congress the voters aie virtually ccrinln to make things harder for it by strengthening mi- ti-administration coalitions. If Hoover himsell were running for reelection lliis year he would find some rough going and as if Is he probably Is glad that things arc do:ie differently here from iliu waj they are in Peru. Few presidents have- had to bear up tnidcr such a period of harsh criticism during iheir first year or two in. oflice and a great deal ot it has been due to the depression which gripped the United States, nlong will) Peru nnd many other countries. Anli-sovernment agitation Is reported to be on the increase in two or three other Latin-American countries, encouraged by unsatisfactory economic conditions, although there is us yet no information here which indicates the likely success of any movement such as upset Leguia. I'cru exports cotton, wool, oil and sugar, and the prices of nil these commodities have lately been lowered In Ilic general world depression of values. Exports nnd imports have gone into serijiis declines. It seems too far-fetched to conned the passage of our Grundy :K i«« nf n™, T .; """=>'••" mis comity Between nations is ot ^£ V vl«™ n " SySt< ™ '" my opillion ' thc best Bi'araiUcs VI /ICilVV [115l(*S njl Hit* c/M,,il,... *~ I r ,_, ... . :arlff act with a revolution in Peru led many countries to consider themselves likely to be Just so much worse off. When the slump came, Leguh wns up to his neck in a costly program of development and expansion. He had established himself Protection Against Undeserved Poverty Must Come Says Jane Addams 1JAR HARBOR, Me, Sept 0- Looking back over her Ion.; experience in dealing with social welfare problems, Jane Addams, famous founder of Hull House in Chicago who reached her 70th birthday here today, Is convinced thc greatest need of America today is insurance against unemployment and poverty In old age. In a special birthday Interview with NEA Service, she said: "Our most pressing need—one that will do away with much suffering—Is the enactment of widespread measures for insurance against unemployment, old age mid other such preventable disasters There has been a small beginning in this, but it, must be carried out on a large scale lo be efficacious." I'raiscs Arms I,Imitation Grayer and less physically active than in other years, but, mentally more alert than ever, ihe renowned social worker gave her views on life and world progress from her summer retreat, Hull cove, at Ear Harbor, where she celebrated her birthday quietly, receiving messages of congratulation from all parts of the world. Asked what she considered the most important achievement of the present age, she said: "Wisdom does not necessarily accompany old age unless it achieves an understanding ot Hie changing times. "I believe thc outstanding achievement, the one we of today should be most proud of. has been the establishment of conferences and treaties between the governments of thc world for thc reduction of armaments and (he outlawry of war. it is a certain indication of the time when international friendship will be more than a mere expression. The es- tabu'hmciu of the world court is Lark of Sympathy for Others "This comity between nations is JATUHPAY.JEPTEMBEH 6, 1030 Seventy Years Old Today *~**^> Jane Addams gradually. Our political and socinl institutions must be,further devel VIENNA. (UP)-Noticins that passer-by who appeared to — ^.^Liiviin UVM:I- -y wo appeare to bf nped before these ideals can be pu', neither a very religious mon nor U 111(0 cffcct " ' into effect." Women in Politics Miss Addams war, asked wha'. shr- thinks of (he influence of her own sex in politics. "I must admit some <lteilltt*lon- mem," she said, after a little hesitation. "Women have not been participating as I had hoped, nor • jbe a person likely to have a legi timate use for jewels was carrying under his arm a golden jcwe! casl n J £ paj fo . , , - ' i"" *"-'pcM.ji»B .is i niiu nopeu noi another big step n this dirc-ctlon. have they done the aood they are I JlPtt fit Svititvif lit- f n n n I ti.. .OT ,, , .. • *- e wu k.n_j un_ capable of doing in politics. Bu; I do believe they will take part- in ih the crnizalion of Lima, Ihe development of the nor; of Callao expensive road-building and school programs nnd other ambitious im- lAovements. The 19'jg budget oi nearly $70,000,000 was the largest In the history of Peru and a considerably larger one was passed for country to j for world betterment. Img and mods- ! "What I consider the most deplorable situation in the Unite:! States is the lack of imagination and sympathy for peoples and countries unlike ourselves. The Lcsula had also run his country into considerable debt. The - ternal debt had risen irom 573,000000 in 1928 to $91,000.000 in 1929. The dictator had also encountered a tad sung in his inability to float the remaining $15,000 00~i) of a 5100,000,000 national loan project at a time when the money ivas i-.ecded, partly because of the unfavorable status of the uond market in New York. Some of the public worfcs in Leguia's program had lo be suspended, for lack of money alihoiigh money wns borrowed' wherever it could be picked up. Value of Money 1'cll Attempts to stabilize the currency failed to keep it at- pur and just prior to Hie revolt the Peru- vim sol, n new gold coin created early this year with an otlicinl value of 40 cents, had dropped to below 20 cents. Tile State Department has received no word indicating tbnt ihj new regime in Peru iviil be less friendly to the United States than the Leguia dictatorship. N O administration could be more so. however. Leguia rooted for ihis government at every turn and accompanied his mnnifestalions ot ROOC! will w-lili many large concessions and contracts to large America! 1 corporations. . fault lies in. ignorance and should be remedied by our educators." "Hnve any of your ideals of social ethics changed?" she was asked. "No." she replied. "I do realiz.- lhat my ideas of world peace and (he eradication of social evils that it more largciy in the future, and I have failh that their influenc-: will make for social amelioration. As yet they are not politically conscious. but when they become so Ilic-y will b2 abb to correct, many of the existing disorders." Miss, Ad.tams founded Hull House in 1089 and it has become a world-famous institution. Slip has written a number of books on sociological questions, and has just finished another volume dealing with her expsriences during her decorated religious figures policeman on duty in the Marc- AureK'traij-e of Vienna hailed liin and asked for nn explanation. Then, findinir this cxplanatioi unsatisfactory, he carried the mai to the police station and then received the congratulations of hh chief for having caught Frani Hradil, a notorious thief, win fcl.Yjcialized in "church and cloislci work" and who was wanted for 4 such pieces of worK. AND HE HID The novice had hooked a vcnl small trout and had wound it!..,, until it was rammed against (•-.end oi the red. "What do 1 do now?" he askcr'l Ills companion. ' ' L "Climb up the rod and stag it."I Leprosy Wot Transmitted as Easily as People Suppose Hy 1)K. MOUUIS Mdilor, of the American Assdciiilion, ami of Hy_ Ki'la, the Health .Slacarinc Strange rumors, fed by ignorance, clrciilntc among the people My 10-yenr-otd daughter announced nt dinner last evening Hint it was dangerous to bathe in the lake berause two leopards had been found full of spnts a.i.s removed trnrn the water. It seemed that an epidemic of leopards was about to tnke place in Chicago. The story of leprosy gars back many centuries. So gre;H is the fear of the disea.'C among the in'.orant. , ru-.d so abyssmal their i.ick of j laioulc.-lce of its nature tt'.nl any- ,'onc with a few rough spots O n his kin may be accused of bi'ing a Ojicr in limes of panic. There Is. of course, nn;. the V.iG'ntcsl reason for believing lhal j she ICIXTS bathed in the water of I Lake Michigan, and there is still |lc.=s rc.ifan to believe that even if j tiie two Irpers did snr.ik a dip that I it would set up an epidemic among | the populace. i Leprosy is a couiagious disease rnnscrt by a specific germ. Few parts lot the \\orid are free from Hie dls- cjw. but it is far more common In • tropical than in other <-o;inlries jjhe gerin once in Ihe body may .divclop in a-few months or pcr- irups not for many years | Lrprosy 15 spread'by contimtaa- |t.on from the excretions o: lepers. Curbing, sneezing and spittiin; may be responsible. Lepers with open lesions are strictly sesrcgatr-d In the great leprosarium m Carvillc Louisiann. the United States has consianUy from 250 to 300 lepers. Some people think that leprosy is transferred by Insects such as the bedbug, mosquito or llv, but the scientific proof h.i.s not' w,;,. umde available. It used "to"be thought that, it was dangerous to be even in the vicinity of n leper Now it is known that (he disease Is contagious, but that it is no', readily contagious, and that it cnii be transmitted from one ixrson to another only aflcv 'cng-conlinuod and Intimate contact. While enough is now known about leprosy to make sure that the disease does not become n nalionnl menace, or assume epidemic proportions, ll-.erc i* still murii to be learned. Self-sacrificing investigators work In the great Icprosarninn throughout the world trying to nnd out more aboul ihc method of transmission of this disease the way It gels into the body.' why some people gcL.a. nuii otliers rib not. and indeM. everything abou 1 the nature of the unusual malady'. There ar^ mor^ than SOOOOO inured workers in southeast Eng|land: 01 these only 7 per cent of j i the men and 5 per cent of the wo- ,men \\ere unemployed in Mav. Many roads... which one shall I take? When the long road dips sweetly down a hill and ends up in a blank and puzzled amazement at a jumble of cross-roads, unless you know your way, you'll push down hard on the brakes! And then look around to see where you're going Five roads jutting off in various directions of the compass. One road is yours. Four to lead you astray. But a brief glance—and you're off. On the right road. For a sign was over each road to direct your way! Just as the directions point out the way in a maze of roads; so docs modern advertising guide you in the right direction through the multitude of products of- iered in present-day markets. Advertising points the way, straight and clear, to economical and advantageous marketing. It distinguishes the good product. It directs your way by indicating the article best adapted to your needs. Read the advertisements in this paper as carefully as you won Id the signs above the cross-roads. They point out your buying road as surely and as safely!

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