The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 30, 1930 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 30, 1930
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PAGE FOUR IHE BLYTHEVILLB COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS 0. B. BABCOCK, Editor H. \V. HAIMES, Advertising Manager 8oie National Advertising Represent atlvM: The Thomas F. Clari Co, lac., New Vork, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, San Antonio, San Francisco, Chicago, St. Louis. Published Every A::«rnoon Except Sunday. Entered as second clasa matter at the post office at Blylheville, Arkansas, under act of Congress October 9, 1917. Cjrved by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the city of Blylhevllle, 16c per neck or $0.50 pec year lu advance. By mall within a radius ot ou miles, «3.M per year tl.SO for 6lx months, B5c for three months; oy mall In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, C6.50 per year, In zones seven »rd eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. Be So Frightened? one wonders—is our business machinery so delicate, are our business leaders so nervous, llml the bare thouijlil of the people's representatives convening ut Washington to carry out tilth' constitutional functions can disturb things and make prosperity impossible? If so, we arc in a jam than our bitterest pessimists have supposed. All of this is not to say thul a special session is necessary. That is for the coming months to decide- What we are trying to gel at is the fact that it is foolish to look on this possible special session as a calamity. [cr mechanical devices and girls prefer dolls and all of the pava- It is a little bit hard to work up any sympathy for those people who are all hot and bothered by the horrid thought that we may hnvts an extra session of Congress next spring. This possibility— which, it must be admitted, looms rather large on the lioraoii— is described by some people as a veritable catastrophe, a thing to be avoided at all costs- To read some editorials, or to listen to certain statements, one would imagine that an extra session of Congress is a calamity comparable to Hood, pestilence or war- Is it, really, quite that- bad? Let's examine it for a minute. A few weeks ago we had a nationwide election- At this election a great many men wer<\ voted out of Congress, and n great many new men were votod in- Under the law, these new men will not Hake their scats until December of 1031— unless there should be a special session next spring- Now that election meant something. Interpretations differ, of course, but no one can deny that a certain amount of , public dissntis faction with tho record of the existing Congress lay back of the huge overturn that the election brought. The people at large didn't like many of the things the present Congress did; so they voted many congressmen out of the jobs and elected substitutes. That being so, it is only reasonable to suppose that the voters would at least be willing to sec these new congressmen take office comparatively i teoofu ;~~~ It is argued that we have a ticklish business depression on our bands now and that nn extra session, for that reason, should be avoided. But might not that be all the more reason for wanting to see this new Congress begin functioning? The old Congress certainly faile.'l to give us any help. It could not even pass measures Unit were presented to it for the relief of unemployment. Is it, not at least reasonable to hope that the new Congress, elected because of the discontent the depression has brought, might do better? It is also argued that an extra session would worry business and so postpone recovery from the depression. The Lou/s Delay l(j came ua (something of a surprise the other day to read that the government had lilcd, in the District of Columbia court of appeals, a brief Braking to uphold the conviction of Albert H. Fall, who is still trying to escape the year's imprisonment given him for taking a ?100,000 bribe from K. \>. Doheny. Offhand, one would have swpsiosort that that case bad been soUled long ago. But since it has mil the whole business is worth looking iuli—iuit because of any burning desire to sec Fall behind the bars, but because the case illustrates so perfectly the Jc-lays of American criminal law. The offense complained of was first aired in the Senate more than six years ago. During all of the time since then it has dragged along through one court'after another. In six years time our legal machinery has not yet been able to decide finally whether Fall is innocent or guilty. What a commentary on the snail-like pace that justice'has taken in twentieth century America! H the unemployed have no income, they me at least being paid attention. The prices oi diamonds were cnl in lin« i« Amsterdam recently. The way of nil Hash! <4}t l SIDE GLANCES • IJy George Clark||K.?. fl | J P (I. As age . devices, building blocks and more Intricate mechanical devices may be used, as well as outdoor toys,, such w; wngom, motors, boats and j gymnastic apparatus. Light met-al toys, such as autos, trucks and boats, with 1 sharp edges arc dangerous, and frequently children arc cut by such playthings. Small babies should never be permitted to play with marbles or beads because It is the tendency of lhe baby to put small things in lhe inoulli and not Infrequently to swallow them. The baby without teeth may have small celluloid animals or playthings, but from a year to 1C montlis the child may bile these leys or tear them apart and then be cul by lhc sharp edges . BE SURE YQIJRE "Now what was Ihuf story you were telling when every one stopped laughing (lie minute I came in?" THE <;AI>S»)r'X TREATY On Dec. 30, 1853, lhe Oadsdcn Purchase Irra'.y between the Unit-' ed State.-; and Mexico was signed. It. involved Ihe purchase of a tract of land lying parlly whliin the present New Mexico and part- ' ly witain the present Arizona, and embraced an area of more j than 45,000 square miles. For ; this the United States gave the | iUiu of $10.000,000. i The land was regarded as of; little use for agricultural pur- ( poses and was purchased largely with a view lo settling boundary. disputes in that quarter between WASHINGTON LETTER ItN EQOCKE 005 CEbEF IS fUM P.Oi 1NDWV3 Ij POt^S iis daughters tearing the name ' the dead man should be buriet s ihe two "ovc'iimcnis and to se-'Mary, Mrs. CcLean tcreiveil (he " •Power Trust" Has '-ivi'd Down with the policies of Executive Sec- Talnl of Scandal aim 1'uWic ielary P. C. Bonner and Chairman i;iililks Arc in lhe Suddlr, M'ith Ray Lynian Wilbur of the commis-' I'SST Friendly l-'edcral Government, sioii, who have been accused of j I.i-iiiliiiK :\ Helping; Hand i" helping the power companies all Many Ways i public expense as, often us possible. = • •> • Russell and King were fired by IIV ItODNliV nUTCHEK George Otis Smith, chairman of NEA Service Writer i the newly created Federal Power WASHINGTON, — A couple Commission of live, of years ago many strolls woius. Would Dcslroy Tower Acl were used lo condemn Ihe "power : Afler all these years, the clarion trust " which had been cair;:it put- ; Stiver Power Company and the Ap- ting "its propaganda inlo th? pub- palachian Electric Power Company iic schools b«yms «P ot liillucnc- have begun court actions which, if curing u 'desirable route for the to «!c hem Mary Rogc-is, a dived projected Southern Pacific rail-! Ascendant of Sir RORC-I- Conant roac l • an early Massachusetts governor. The treaty of the s«;c was negotiated with Santa Anna by .James Gadsden, Uien minister to Mexico. The sale inel wi(.U much opposition ill Mexico and caused lhe banishment of Santa Anna in 1855. Died, Quietly But His I Funeral .-., , , UOSt'rVCS LegenO : STRABANE, Ireland. | iain McCay, wealthy fanner. n:c-j : quietly but his funeral was excit- , „ Protestant. Graves were du: i Catholic and Protestant cemete, ' two coffins were ordered and the day of (he funeral a priest - minister were at the two graven i PoHc-e guarded the victim's !-. . until two blethers arrived. -, • body was carried out of the h°| ' buric ' i l!1 l!ie Protestant c:me^| One fellow^ who can say business is on lhe rocXs and smile is the diamond salesman. The angler llilnks lie's the most patient of all sportsmen because he's got, lo ball and see. "The pasl," says Carl SnmibnrE, the pod. "Is a bucket of ashes." Yes, lhe scene has sifted. me mw5|>»i*:i=> .."" » •---= successful, would virtually deslroy professors in colleges and 'imiversi-; the power act, according to its sup- v ; porters. Attorney General Mitchell . DOG KNEW WIILKE TO 01' BOISE, Idaho, (UP) — Add . 1 other pcinl in favor of dogcUl • —-o---" One? a strong Protestant. McCay . intellect. An 11-inonths-olti I;f nf nif< Irnn KpHlp' 2 dop'.ed the Human Catholic faith; seller owned by Dr. C. J. Lay ui viu nun ii.c-uc shcrtlj . be f ore ,;<,,,(„ A rophcw,: came sick. It "immediately ml urvrpnrnrr""v irm • Sam McClintocfc, with whom he its way across the city lo a vote; \ ,ii,n i» - •"",,! " , ~~ , Iived ' aml wno was a Catholic, an-.nvy hospital, scratched al the c • ,,,n,ni, bs ,,,,„ seiiu.. t ini legend nollnm] a pricsl v , oulu O ffi uia te. • and was finally admitted as a 1 pp l.,*mr,r."irt tn .Trim Alrl.^i, _.. ..... ...... il liancllele ta,vs once belonged to Jchn Alden and was used In ccoking the first' American Thanksgiving dinner is j owned by Mrs. Mary Wright Mc-j' Lean of Waterloo ': Jolin Ak!en, acccvditjg to the ! tradlticns of the Co::ant family, bronghl the fcmle ___ . America on the Alnytio'.ve Oilier relatives, however, Insisted tient. !£££ Apropos the prohibition victory in Fininiwl. cynical Sadie wants to know wlmt use arc Fins In a dry country. Tho baseball moguls who have ordered heavier baseballs for the coining season reckon, no doubt, (hut ll will be bcsl In the long run. A traveler just back from Greenland says there is no unemployment problem among Ihe •Eskimos. It seems they are doing a whale of a business. The Boston police department 1ms equipped Itself with paraphernalia for delecting Joke Antiques. 1C takes a caupcr to know his brass. no-ver .-ci by provenliu-.: the •i-e-ii dcvelcmncnl:- to CLOB I ^0°^ Oo "^'^OVJ- ; porers. orny , 5ut the public utilities torpora- |did whnt he could to help the old tious are in the saddle today, power commission in an opinion llicir sins washed away, md the which suggested that there was bcnevolEiil helpful altitude of serious question regarding the con federal government, lowan! them stiuilionalily of the act. nruuablv surpasses in^llr.ire in'. The opinion, loo involved to out- heir fondest dreams a fr>v years . linn here, also suggested a course r,"0 All tltat the conservationists for the commission by which most. nnd progressives thou/bl Uiey had , of the lnrg= federally licensed •Lhieve-i in ilw I-'c ilcral Water i power sites might be freed from all | power Act apper.1-.- u be rapidly . but lhe most superficial type of il 1 " biir'o 1 1 emulation. l'l('liou"h ' advocalrr- ot cHcrthe 1 The new power commission was iilililv reculation— such as Cover- conHrmed by the Senate with gen- nors'rinchol and Ru, F <-.ycK aud cvaily Uu S c majorities. H? mem- ^intor Walsh of Uum-ina-won iK-rjiliip was obviously satisfactay conspicuous victories lu t:: t - Kovrm- to Ihe utilities, but not espccial.y ly"- elc-ctlons the adminiMratlui salisfsictory to anyone but them minen'-s Ci finitely I" havi: taken and their sympalliizcrs. Chairman tiU side of th" power companies in Siiiilh liad admiLlt-tl .Hint he worX- virlually all ' rcr.-nt rnnlrov;rsies od privately for the Insull interests and ils stnsiJ pvc,iur.aUy fi-ai tul- in Mnine lined in the annanl report o'. lhc ^r^t 1-iRhl on -Norns Tiill old Power Commii-sion— Svcvslivics U chai'BCd (hat Marcel Gar- Wilb-.r Hurley nu;l liyi!-.--w!ii:!i ;.:i:d was under business obhga- M-o-nmc-wi.-"; l'"-V- control of -.vr.lir tious lo one of '.lie Electric Bond & .•nvc-r den loom -i:ts l:e cnMsulcred Share- subsidiaries. Claude Draper I'l'iinirilv -i inltir lor the indiucl- was shown lo have preserved a unlsWIrV " swcel amiability towurd certain A bitter" «tru«gle which may have !i:3h rates when he was public util- havc decisive "refills has bioV;cn -lies couimissioner in Wyoming. out following the latesl "powf-r • The question of power company 1 iruM" victory—the dismissal of Bo- ' tcnr.ociions was also railed ajainsl I iicltor Cinrles A Russell and Chief Frank fi. McN'inch. Nevertheless, Acct ,nntant William V. Kim- of the the scr.alors standing ror ellmtve cummissicn. Uu.-scll ar.d King- ic:;ui:u:on were astonished at the a couple ol earnest offici.Vo prompt action of this new comniis- vllo midntook tu cany o'.it the .sion in discinryin;; Kins and Rus- veeulJlory provisions ol the walsr , roll. presentrcl :; to K him to f] cr. r.nrt : ™ cf tlip American family, wlu-n ho Si same to Aiv.-?rica I'p.vcc years alter- g, wards on the .ship Ann. • a Conant family tradition requires;^ that the kettle pass tiiioiiglij^ Pg ^ffij 37E? ^3 s^ KB B OWN YOUR HOME ( . 5f ynu .ire payin; 520.00 per month rent for the home yoaj^ !ivc in, ai the end ot (en years, you will Invc yuiil oui S2400.00,fe niul will have nothing bill n large batch of rent receipts lo show^ for your money, h-jt if you deal wilh me, at the end of that^ timr. yon v.'ll lie the owner of the home in. wivicii Tli.!!'.i HIP difference. ^i 1 iiave inure than twenty-five iiouscs in Blylhevillc from \vhiciij you can make .1 selection. If iulcreslcil, sec .me. , .. C. J. Evrard E:-? E2T3 EZ3 ESS lhe next bi;; legislalivc power , r ro:n padd'ln-: inves-- |.-h', will be on the NOi.-is Muscle ye* on fcilrvaliy licciwd S'.io.iU bill, im»- before the House. ut>i ,t',.^ l() ;;,[, extent oi mil- 1 Piesident Hoover opposes '.he I lions' of"dollavs which iho govern-' Norvis bill and is so coium:ltcd to | u'.eiit cvcnttiaily woi:ld have to p.iy.' prnate oprration of Muscle Sho.ils i 'nriViiiK th'.- db.ipprovnl of their tn.i! Ihe congressman wi:n vrtti: lsniipiiois"" at t!ir obv;o:is risk i.1 , lie ;>riv.ile oiXMi'.iiwi bill «\u lhe 'their jolK these two men gr^ 1 -' •« only ca:ididnto for rc-elcctn:i w-io fearless a dcmon::tra:io:i ot p'.iU'.o'. ru-rivcd his blessing in !Si«. service .is has b.-c:i si-i:i ".icre ill' 'The coiisrcssnun was dcf'.'al'.u.- iKanv decades. Unforl-jnately. tliMv H the Norvis bi-.l p.vtcs the House i to favor i!:c co:;i- ii is commonly rm.nud thai HO-- l»nics Y.-.V.S co-.i'.plolcly out of !inc MT \.ill veto it. Toys Help Development '• of Imagination In Child s from the .upper bays You could go down to the unloading ol' ships as they come \vhitesailing in ... and find nothing to compare with thevariecf ? ,ol'merchandise unloaded for you at the port of the advertising page. You could iil't this article and-, that ... but not even such close scrutiny could tell you so much about a product as is told you through the advertisements you read. ~ UV DU. MOKKIS Lrtitor. Jmirnitl (,f Hie As>ovi:itiiin. and of . Hie He.Ulli Mae.izinr The chief rh:l<iien is i>,i-. li'.fy nir.'.r.s o: (i>nclo;- ami st'miuliuiii" t' Toys iiiny s::-.c tairnts ol an o t!-.e parcnl 1 - be attractive lo u> whal child. Almost everybody knows lha'.) too many leys are a bad influ-1 ciK'-. This docs no', tr.ciin that yavcn!^ uhn arc abio 10 do ^o, tiicjild hmil the cluldren to one] r.r ivo iuys altoscihcr. Th: I ;:n:po: method is to purchase the! ;(i>.-- tlvi: serin to hp deairaWe. lol 'invc ;'. I.K.U-O in wliicli lo krcp | iv.-r,pcr',v. nv.d lo limit Kic ] (I lJ Hie ;i~o of c:;c or two toys ' any cue tur.r. It must be re- j child may nil i tov for You could Lake the fine merchandise home, distribute it and use it in its proper places—in your pantry, draped at your windows, laid down on your floors and trampled ou .for years . .. but your tests would not be half so rigid as the tests already made for you of the wares that are advertised. World variety—world scrutiny of merits inside and out—world test's that take the wares and determine them in the form you see them today ... these make advertised products the best you can buy. The most economical—because dependable in service. The lowest priced for quality—because distributed to the world! The white-sailed schooners, the sloops, the lighters —these from the upper bays of quality and perfection —have all unloaded here. Turn the pages for their offerings. be K:-UCS'.CU in any one hull' ,-(• ;i -wine r.,: v.h:r!i to 'il^ 1 ' Unforliinaii 1 '. ,1,-wevii-. h:s favorite.'' - r.ii'is for tl'.nii they i' has Mis^cMvd • > keep pace with the ciu'.d's mental cv?e. Tiny infants ;.i. f.;;--t:od '<",ih niiimals of >\oo<i iiibtev. !l i? merr'.y r.cccs- -,i;v i i make- co-tu-.ii that the iov n; A; '^"^ 0 -n« kc «u" n rio- Read the (Ktvn-!.i;ssmeiiis .., f/Jcy iell yon of the best that cornea, in; with cargoes for every me T

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