The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 13, 1930 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, September 13, 1930
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m?? FOUR THfc BLYtHEVlLLE COUUIEU NKWS : THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLlSHIiUS " ' C, R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W. HA1NES, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Kcprcscnlallves: The Tiwnias F. Clark Co. Inc., New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, San Antonio, bar. lYariclsco, Chicago, St. Louis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday. Entered as second class matter at the post oHicc at Blythcvllle. Arkansas, under act of Congress October 9, 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION KATKS By carrier in the city of Bljllicvnlc. 15c ]ier week or 50.50 per year in advance. ' By 'mail within a radius of 50 miles, S3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months, 85c for three months; by mail In postal zones two to six, inclusive. $6.50 per year, in zones seven and eight, S10.00 per year, payable in advance. /oe T. and the Presidency Those political geniuses in whose hands the national affairs of the Oum- ocrulic party havu been quilled have clung over since the civil war lo llu- view that the only possibility of parly success lies in the nomination for the presidency of a strong northern man. The theory has been that UIL> south will vote Democratic whoever may be the candidate, but that the north will not give sufficient support to a southern Democrat to permit his election. These wise men, despite a long record of Republican corruption, blundering, and general misgovornment, in nearly seventy years have succeeded in electing just two Democratic presidents. Their theory may be perfectly correct, but its application has not achieved any notable clcgrea of political success. Some day the party will muster up the courage to nominate its best man, regardless of geographical considerations, and maybe it will get a surprise. The Courier News has long been nn . admirer of Senator Joe T. Robinson. . Wd would not pose .him as u genius, a super-expert in public affairs like the present dcnixen of the White House, but he is equipped with sound good ' sense, years of experience in national business, and qualities of character and , iiersonality that win for him an unusual degree of public confidence, j It would be an exceedingly broad • statement to describe Joe Kobinson or ' any other man as the one outstanding leader of the party, its best man for • the presidential nomination. But certainly he is one of a very few entitled to serious consideration for the post. All we ask for him, all his closest • friends in Arkansas can ask for him, is thai his qualifications be judged completely apart from the fact lhat he is a resident of a parl of the country where it is not necessary to win Democratic-votes on the ground that the candidate is a home town boy who deserves a break. AI Smith's defeat in New York, and the failure of Davis to carry West Virginia afford pretty good evidence that considerations of lhat kind do not control very many votes anyway. II is about time to quit trying to play -3... (ARK.) COURIER NEWS smart iwlitics. The Democratic parly, Ihu United States of America, need the- iK'sl man thai c;m be round. If he lives in Arkansas, Sniilh Dakota or Delaware, let's have him. . .id's Pick Cotton As this is written the .sun is shining again, oll'ering .--wiir prospect lhat cotton pickiiig wili >{i;l in full swing Monday. Let's IH.J.I' .-<> anyway, because with the tT.'p and the market as they are general lowering of Upgrade by bad weather will be more than ordinarily Imrlful. Reports from ar.nmil the county say thai folks are gelling over their initial resentment at the f>0 cent price for picking, and are ready to Ret to work. That is a good tiling. Fifty cents a hundred is not much pay fur picking cotton, and people can scarcely lie blamed I'm 1 nol liking it. But with conditions as they are lots of folks are going to have In lake lot.s of lllings they don't like. Kverybody connected with farming this year is lak- ing at least a HO per cent cut and often more, and the man who is going lo be lucky to find himself still in Ihu funning business next year is not lo be blamed for doing what is necessary to keep his head above water. We have a hunch that Mississippi county's crop is gcing to prove bigger than a good many peopb expect But whether or nol thai is true il is nol going to bo, a big crop. It is enough, however, to furnish a lot of employment lo our own people. The welfare of the whole communily demands that they take il and make the most out of it, and that growers, on the other hand, do their part by not bringing in pickers from outside. We need everything this year's crop will produce at home. It sports writers thought they were clever in dubbing the baseball "pill," let them exercise some real ingenuity in lindin;; ft monicker for Ihe golf and pins-pout; bal!. The unemployed in (Ills country don't, know- how well on* they are. In Bavaria, we read, the jobless are paid dole in ihe form of llm- hnrger cheese. .030 It would tw a fine tiling; fo r Ihe country's potato crop if that phrase cauld be revised lo read: "As Maine Brows, so grows tire nation." A San Francisco Judge, laic lo court, fined himself S5. A case where justice was nol found wanting. American women, according to a physician, arc getting flat feet. Many husbands already have found their \valSets that way. Waller P. Chrysler, jr.. son of the automobile magnate, is to enter the book publishing business. Like his dad. he will be interested In volume production. You can depend upon it that those boys who aie driving a car backward from coast to coMt. will learn to shift for themselves. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark IJATTU: or S On September 12, 1918, tlie American army, under General Persh- 1ns. successfully tarried out Its Ural operation in the World Wai when it emerged victorious ul tlu Uutllc of St. Mihiel. The Americans were badly handicapped by deficiencies in artillery, aviation and sp-'dal troops, but thEse were met largely by the French. It was the regular Infantry brigade o[ the 2nd lhat did the attacking, and its assignment was the I hardest. Tills brigade covered six miles c( hilly and dillicult country In less than ni;ie hours and cap Hired more than 3000 prls'jar/s an.', much material, Including live railroad trains. The speed of the Am- 1 erlcan advance had completely bal- ll'.d the Germans and they retreated. This was the first battle under American command and it was a most auspicious beginning. American casualties. including the French tvuops involved, were.about 7000. The German prisoners numbered M.43D with 4« guns. The report oi the bailie In the Infantry Journal said in part: "The mist Intense concentration artillery ever recorded was tint of i the American troops in the Ba'.tle j oi St. Mihiel, when our artillery j fired more than l.OOO.CCU shells in f four hours." "It's nice to have yoii for a neighbor, Mrs. Dnnloy. Mci^nmh. , tnd the woman who lived there before just quarreled all 1 when he was arrested on a chaise MT. VERNON, Hid. (UP)— All 'endurance cursing contest, spun- ' police said, the time." L WASHINGTON LETTER Hi OUT OUR WAY By William mcniali -"TORN VAEOE ,~VHGM f>fit-i Too MUCH ATTEMTiOM TO VOORG A -=>\NEt PARAMO HE. E.MOUC,l\ TO b^ H\S AM HE> By KOHNEY THilTUEU NEA Service Writer" WASHINGTON—One of the most superb spectacles of iramp and ceremony in modern times will be enacted early in November at Addis Ababa, Hie capital of Abyssinia, when Ras Tafari is crowned cm peror. A hundred thousand warlike tribesmen and dis'.inEiilshcd representatives oi the United States and the oilier greal work! powers will meet for two or three weeks of celebration In one of the last few absolute monarchies left among nations. Nol forgetting a squad of tound movie cameramen. Great Britain, France. Italy, Ger- lany, Japan—and America, too— re going to make an appropriate .iss over this coronation because ley all have important interests lo crvc in Abyssinia—or Ethiopia. TS he Abyssinians call their country, 'he European powers have hail p:-. ilical Interests there for many Jccades, during which the Abys- ininns have seemed uncaiicnierable foicc. British SomalilanJ French Soniallland and Italian SomalibiHl all border the country. BIB Dcvclopincnls Kxpcelcil ihiipia is considered on 1H-. verge of a great national veviva> vhich will open it for exploitation. Outsklc nations seek the exploil!ii<; irivileaes. France built Ihe rail- oad to :hc capital. Britain and France have been interested ill other tail or motor roads. There has been considerable excitement since Ihe J. G. White Co. of New York obtained an agreement to survey the proposed $20,000,000 ir- riijation dam ai Lake Tsana, source of the blue Nile. Americans hn;« to tel the dam contract and other concosbions because Ras Tatavi knows we haven't any political ambitions in Africa. We're sending a special amba = - =ador to the coronation. J. Murray Jr.coby. New York banker. ii:* military aide will be Genera! William Marts one ot the handsome-.: and mast profusely decorated o(T;- crr.< in the United Stale.-. C:.nrn^ Oioke, protocols and cere- of profanity. OF THE QIG . M07MS 1 COULV NOT HAT EV£M -THOUGH THEY WArATHD TO. TME//2 MOUTH PARTS AfZB NOr CfNNECTip UP. THE v^^id>LJc.t«z VINE SYNNGS (TS TfAJORIL5 ABOyr IN '(HC AIR ONKL ir TOUCHES A PIANT; ABOUT \JHICH ir WRAPS nSELF. T/NV SlXKEfii ARE SENr IM7D ~KE STf/VV AMI? LEAVES Or fHE HOST RIANT, AN!P -Th/Z PODDcR- 6Eccvv,n5 A FULL FLE.DGEO *> OI930 BVNEA SERVICE, INC. IONS WlTfV THE Finds Tinted Glasses Offer Little Protection From Glare Apparenlly ilic amount of ullra- violct in ordinary sunlight is not injurious to the normal eye. There are instances, however, in which the eye is esp?cia!ly sensitive to iltraviolcl and the irradiation ns- scciai^d wilh exposure may resull .n inflammation. Doctor 1 Ccblenlv: jjoinis out thai methyst colored glasses do not teem to have any veal advantage ever ordinary spectacle glasses. Other glass:. 1 ; are ndmliscd fis rs pecially valuable because they cut down the ultraviolet rays, al'.hcugh all of them pas's the infrnri'd rays in aboul ihe same manner as do ordinary speclacle Doctor Ccblentz is convinced that none of the glasses th;is far avail- cnmc and go." he says, "like the "We "-'ills dcwn to any extent the slylcb of hats and dresses." jglare or bvicht light frcm . Ihe us- The scientist is concerned with :ual sources. Indeed, he says. "Tire |two r.iclurs in Ihe light: One. Ihe If"'" are few in which it is im general queslion of the light iiself; iP'Ji'ta: HY 1)1!. MOitUIS I-TSHKEIN tiltor, Jmirtinl of the American Mcdii-al Assncialion, and of Ily- gtia, ihe Health Mnja/lnc If the average man looks at bright sunlight, or at the snow, or at intense light from any source, he is likely lo have his vision blurred at leas'- icmporiirlly. As a preventive of the uncomfortable fieling asso- i dated with glare, glasses of various types have been provided by the mamiraclurcrs which are lo be worn in the presence of intense light. Recently the Bureau of Stand. arils has made an investigation of j various typos of used for purpcs;. Dr. W. W. Coblciuz lias studied many typss of glasses nver a pt-riod of 1G years. ' They var Uhis to reduce the huensily ot two. the special question of nltra- |virlcl lays from the light. average daylishl. When near nl- traviolel vay lamps and sparks from nduction coils, dark glasses sho-.ikl be worn to protect the eyes from ultraviolet radiation." The sun is not, of course, in direct line of vision and the eye has me protection against it, whcro- :is sources of ultraviolet radiation arc in direct line of vision. Because of the danger o! ultraviolet lo the eye, thc;e rays should be avoided by the wearing of special glasses. LINK CHOWS AM) C1IOI.KUA PIERRE, S. n. IUI')—Scarecrows henccfcrlh not only will protect faimers' corn but also his hogs. Reporls indicaiina an unusual number of cases of hug cholera also iiscribt' spreading of the disease to cr:iws. The disiasL 1 is being re- wrU'd in many scattered section; of the state. Previously it was thought flies were the only carriers of t!:e disease. XEKVY WOMAN 1'IiOT FRANKFOHT. N. Y. (UP)—White governmcnl inspectors examined the airport a'. Tnlcotiville where her flying Instructor. Richard Yale, was killed in a crash. Mrs. T.illian Wiltse of Frankfort successfully passed tests for a private pilot's license. .. officer oi the Stale Ucpaii- mcnl, will also be Ihcre. The Amn- ic'an minister resident is Addisar E Southard, who is kcepnis th- dei-aitmcnl infonncd about the bi{ Ras Tafari Is said to be a remarkable man. He has subdued all opposition (o him ami oil the l king of Elhiopia now pay him j allegiance. He was rcgcm .of llr | country lor many years and is nl i the line which claims descent from | the original King Menelik, who was . the oftspring of King Solomon ant! | the Queen of Khcba. He lollows i the Empress Znudltu, or Cmditr daughter of the last, emperor. wh:i was put in power when her ruling grandson Ynsu turned Mohanuue- dan. Site was known as the "Qacen of Kings." Has Tafari played in with Zaudilu ar.d got her lo name him a king, afterward strongh fortifying his position. Qucltcil a Itcvoll Early I'nis year Zandilu's plriton- ic husband, Ras Gnga.s Olie. stalled a revolt against Ras Tafari, wh'i I used aivpjar.cs against him. An air- | plane bomb landed smurely on i Gugas rind blew him in'.o sma 1 ! | pieces. Tl;c Queen of Kings dici! I the very next day. Rumors that she | hr.d been jioisoncd wcro met with show. Britain will send the Duke ol GioiKC.-'^r. son of -Kins Oeiir^i 1 Italy iiie Uuke of Almiv/i of !i"' royal !:uisc. Japan, it is said, li'.e brother of her emporor. France the Marshal Franclict, D - Espcr:v And Ihi- Vatican State will s.^uc! si cmiwary. for Abyssinia lias l:ru- ,! Chri-lian nation since : JM A. U even though her people arc- o! tl-.r Catholic faith. Most of tiirse folks will co bnr- 'iv llt-.r cifts to Ras Talari, lor iiis is'a uift-civinj. gift-lakms pri-ii'.c. Fi-cm t::c U. S. government the c::i- percr will l)i- petting no more ;\ l.irt'i 1 photoiir.iph of Prc.-Kii it I llr.r.ur. prcMim.ibly aulograiil-. :' ami a cablegram of congratuUit«.::s ' Hut American I:!,T roiporallons. rcali^ir.K th' 1 :.'.: . pu:tanic of Klhiopia and t!s (M;.J'. :.;r..i :i. will !nss in a bif! radio ; t. i :-. \.\vf? rl<x-!rlc rcfrieernt'.nK (' H I; 1 .. ;; s-Ad! automobile .and o;':::r • ' -.1^.1 t ! . v xi-uls. (.';• iii::.r.-, in the pageantry .i-.ifl i!-.i:n>' probably '.vill .-.u:p.(vs ;. : .rj nil c!r:r,c in Atriin I'.:•> bull 1 , ancient and ntcU;n.-v;e dignificd denials. Ras Tafari be came i.ndi.sputed ruler under the panic of Haile Sclaisc and Prcsi- tienl Honver sent him a cablegram of congratulations. European nations have favored the diplomatic method of :lcallni; with Ethiopia ever since (be Abyssinians wiped up the desert with an Italian army in ISilli. killing .ibonl 5000 and cafjlurlm; other thousar.ds. Abyssinia is the home of vast numbers of lions and also of many antelope, int-iiullng the tlik-dik. an antclcpc which hardly ever grow.' lo a weight ol more than 10 pnunds. The from the sc.\ to Ihe capital takes rjlraut. a week lo reach Addis Ahaba. The train runs in the daytime and parks at night. i • • n! the lr,;.;l sllll l-.old mr.b; '1 \cv llicir ht.'.ds on < c- (••.-::> i-mb'.i-ms 'il liieir Ir ;h it". Tin 1 Ab'.-.ur.ri. llcad o! -.'!: iitic flmrcii in KthinpiA app.Mhi i-,i nv il-.t- P.itii.ucn at AH'\.inui.> '-';'.; (:r ,1:1 miiiorunl fi-^urr ir. in? .'. r. prr.sram ol ('..ibc:.uc :<:.• ,v."'.. : . pa^can'ry to be unfclrltc] b:- ioio the eyc-s of the forcijn ;r,:>- SWITCI1KS TO \VKTS HERKIMEK. N. Y. illl'i—Mrs Corlnuc Rro^cvclt Uobinson. sis- ler of the late Thcodnrr Ro::s:vcll. Ls ccnvinred tcmprranci- caimol he achieved by ll'.e pvcse:-.! molho^ o r prohibillon enforcement. As ,i re- | suit sl'.c hns iainrd lorccs witi; llvj Uepi.blicnn anti-prohibition dilc::'j- llon of Hcrkimcr co:i::ty. ITHST HOl.nlir ATTKMPT i IIOUN UI.AKE. X. Y. (UP 1 - A j record ol Sfl years without ,1 hnlrt- ' up at Lake was ir.ok'.-a ' when two mm attrmpU-;! In nfo : Mrs. Gcovpr 5. Wil'tn. pr.:;m-.-:r:\- = of a dr;i(; c;ore. Op n th.i: li'.nc t there hai! cc'cn no ho'.dup since 1874 .when ;)ie village was Sounded. i| Away with the maze FRIDAY night—and money to spend. Promotion— and we real ly must yet a new car. Mary has a new son — a whole life to be equipped. George and Becky to be married—gifts, decorations, foods, rooms to robe into a home. ' In all the maze of needs, how would you know where to turn without the authentic counsel of the advertising pages? In them, your good sense is given maps to go by. Your powers of discrimination arc ' given values ta appraise. Here the best of the shops of the world is authenticated ... so why search further'.' The smartest products of the world can be seen by turning page by page. See them. Rely upon advertisements. They tell so much about things that you-could •buy them sight unseen. They are the greatest force in existence for making you aware of the best. Read the udvcrtisetncnts for a guide in the things known about already, and read them to learn what is new.

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