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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 12, 1931
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fAGE FOUR BLYTHEV1LLE. (ARtO COURIER NEWS 1HB BLYTHBVILLE COURIER NEWS TI1E COUniEH NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS 0. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W. UAIKES, Advertising Manager Sole National - Advertising Representatives: The Thomas P. Clark Co. Inc., New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dalles, San Antonio, Ban Francisco. Chicago, St. Loul5, Published Every Afternoon except Sunday, Entered as second class matter at th* post office at Blytheville. Arkansas, under- act ol Congress October fl, IB 17. Served by the United Press _^ suBScmrnoN .By carrier In the city of lilythevllle, Ibc ptr week or 56.50 per year In advance. By mall within a radius of 51 mUca, $3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months, S5c for three months; oy mall In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, SS.50 per year, In zones seven ma eight, $10.00 per year, payable la fi7ir.ce. Keep Arkansas Money In Arkansas This column has found occasion recently io make several references to the desirability of having all inihlic funds !>y surety Itoiuts instead of by personal bonds or otherwise. No chanczs whatever should be taken with public money, and surety bonds, written in companies of unquestioned reputation and stability, afford the bels possible protection. Arkansas has a law, for the adoption of which the .-unity companKs worked vigorously, which requires that county collectors and treasurers be covered witl\ surety bonds. It is a good law, and it would be unfortunate if it should prove necessary to wiiikon its restrictions. But even the best of laws arc sometimes subject to abuse, and it is beginning to look as if the surely coni- panks themselves were yoing to make it r.eces-ary for Arkansas to modify this surety bond lav.'. They are assuming a position that makes it impossible for county officials in this state to provide surely bonds without serious loss not only to the officials themselves but to all of the people of the state. Bonding companies, we are informed, arc demanding that as a condition to obtaining the bonds which the law re- quills county treasurers and collectors must agree to deposit all of their funds in certain 'out-of-stale banking institutions designated by the bonding companion. Compliance with that requirement would nuan (he taking out of Arkansas of millions of dollars of money at a time when we neod every available cent for the financing of agricultural activities. Credit is going to be tight enough uiulEr any circumstances. The state cannot afford to lose the-use of public money which ordinarily represents an important part of its credit resources. The Excuse for this action on the part of the bounding companies, of course, is the recent closing of numerous Arkansas banks. They overlook the fact that the major portion of these failures wcr; directly attributable to the collapse of one big chain of Arkansas banks, and that that collapse, in turn, was directly due to its connection with Caldwell and Company. Arkansas banks that are operating today have given impressive proof of their stability by successfully weathering the worst financial storm in the history of the state. Others, closed temporarily for reorganization of their affairs, have reopened or will reopen fortified against anything the future may produce. There are g»nd banks in Arkansas. They hav; proved that by their record of recent months. And it is our belief that if the bonding companies do not modify thoir demand for the removal from ibis slate of all public money the legislature will modify th? law to permit some nther form of protection for that money. The present law is the goose that lays the golden eggs for surety companies op:rating in this slate. They will kill lliai goose if they persist in unreasonable demands. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 19 ['he livil in Hugo Campaign Contributions Whether or not hiii;r campaign funds arc- used to corrupt the electorate, HID lact remains that tticy lurnlsli the donors viCi a privileged iKxsillun In the matter of ICBl: l-.Hlve nml governmental bciK'ills. No clenr thinglng Individual believes that wealthy Individuals or huge corporallous contribute millions of dollars tcf the funds of any political party oiil of pure political philanthropy. If there be any person so deluded he should read nnd consider the explanation of the meaning of campaign contributions that is furnished by Senator Nye. During the 1D24 campaign lie shows, Andrew Mellon, Pnyne Whitney, the Marshall Held estate. George F. Baker, Vincent Astor, J. 13. Diikc. Julius Fleischmnnti, Cyrus Curtis and Joseph Wldcncr among others, made contributions ranging from $5,000 to $25,000. Tho working out, of these supposedly political gifts Is told by Senator Nyc In this way: "In 1B2Q Hie parties to which they contributed became sponsors of a tax reduction bill which was whipped through Con- urcss by party leaders nnd which saved to these men each nnd every year bums ranging from $200.000 to nearly $3.080,000." Nor Is this anything but, tx small part of the story. Through Increased tariff rates the contributors of thousands to campaign funds arc able to exact, millions from the p;np'.c. Besides this, there are hundreds of other wtiyri in w'.iich big campaign contributors are furnished special privileges and Individual benefits. For these nnd other reasons a strict limitation on campalRii contributions Is demanded by our Democratic fornii of government. Such gifts should be held within a reasonable lindl'not- EO much 'to protect, the people against being corrupted as to protect, Ihein. 1 against being defrauded. —Commercial Appeal. become less, the fever will go li^-rr ,rn KIATI mr'C t~*\ !<->lr% i-l i/-\ do™ and the person wilt u.inki MOTHER NATURE S CURIO SHO I that he Is well. What actually hap-! ' POIIS Is that, the severely Inflamed \ appendix, pushed to t..e bursting paint by the pus and other material within It' hss burst open and releases the Infection into the abdominal cavity, This means lonltli. If the Infection is held hi thj 13- filon of the appendix, there Is still | an opportunity to save the patient j by haying the tissue wall off til? j Infection or by having the abdom.;n opened auct trie Infection el?".:i?d , out. If the tissues fall to wall oil : the Infection, the peritonitis cpresJs } and the person dies net c[ t.:c a;:- 1 pcndicitls, but of the s;onuary peritonitis. Of course, a. competent physician ! makes certain of his diaun:s:5 !>y 1 making sure that in o'.hci cc:vl!-: | lien which rrstiiibbs auiiendiotii. i I such as Inflammation of tlu sail. bladder, of the kidney, or of"ins I tubes in women, is resrxmslblc. He j ma; also examine the bbod ta make I certain that there is infection, as 1: ] shown bv the lact (he whit: • blood cells arc En-ally increased in ! number. Otio of the mast tilings that a person can da when con- I fronted with svmplcms of pn:i> 1 here described is !o take a cnltnr- I tic. 'Ihis irritates ill? bowel, fere:'; I it to motion, and promotes fairly j early rupture of the infjetecl ap- • pendix. "Sec, I'll remember every word and lei! yon about it— and (hat will leave us enough to go to another show tomorrow." The Editor's Letter Box WASHINGTON LETTER To FrJomls at Clcnr Lake <To Ihe cdilor:) Wonder if you have space for a few hasty lines in your columns i from an Arkansas friends who is now in Mississippi. I ieameti io !ovc ll'e good people of Arkansas, espe- i cially at Clear Lake church. May ! Gotl bless them In their work there.' Their's is a work in which I like 1 to take part. • I want to sny I surely miss thj AS A cow WK5M IN wear, JOMPS EASIW OVfiVJTtfeOACKS O ITS PATH TROM OIRPS. PJND NO PROT/rCTfOrJ CNPSRSlOE OFAUttS, ESPOTA1-LV WtfEN THE IS ABOUT — ~W,S &1RD IS AS MOCH AT HO.V^ /WJGWG UP-SlDE OOWM AS HE IS OlMI BY HI* SCRME. Inc. many bright faces of that of life. Their | mimiiy, but while I was leaving a pot with the.good church and community I be- I'ESTAI.O/ZI'S IIIRTU On Jan. 12, 1740, Johaun Pesta- lor/i, a Sttiss educational reformer antl the chief founder of modern pedagogy, was torn at Zurich. He first became interested in the problems of education at the Uni- Qiic.stion nf \Vlio Is Itlsht in the'other ncc^sitirc Squabble Over Federal Aid for crops went to llroiiglil Sufferers May Hi- lie- drought, so they have neither I Here I have found one as good bu'jverslty of Zurich. When 11= mar-, but Om: Ihlnj: Sonus j rcexl nor money. And those who'l shall never forget the many sood ried a lew years later, and settled Many buf-jare slightly better oil are in the]friends of Clear Lake. I love them I do™ on his 100-acre estate, he de- ;arn slightly better off are In no | all. |ci(Jed to study the child problem position to help the most des-1 I think friendship is a great at first hand by turning his farm .perate suflcrers. At least that's (thing, a thing we should all cher-Mnio an asylum for the industrial M-.A .service Writer , t lic burden of the rather pitiful :ish. it is more valuable than mon- 'education of the young. The veil- Ccrialn— There arc fcrers hi Seme Areas ItODNKV now adopted in the elementary Echools of Europe and America. In British India 222 languages are spoken. Only 82 persons in every 1000 are able to read or write a letter. "CLASSIFIED" ^B^ JJ ^r£gSJ M 'P^- The Windmill Cuba M. Higdou. About the most encouraging thing I've seen lately happened today. A fellow passed by while It was raining and he was whistling. * * -Y- Hollywood is puzzled because Albert Einstein rejected a $200,000 movie offer. Maybe it's not so puzzling, after all. Perhaps the scien- llst doesn't realize; Hint they olfered him that many big silver dollars instead of murks. If. .v; .y. There Is a great deal of unemployment amoiiB the pocket books In this vicinity. tunl evidence to the drought vie-1 constituents, but the Red Cress has tims themselves and those who'reported drought relief necessary in live among them. j 14 other slates. Letters received There is such n dispute be-! by Barkley from various officials twccn the ' administration, i In Kentucky are among the most cntly supported by Chairman | convincing. John Barton Payne of the Red ; The head of a nursing service np- | Cross In the assertion that every-1 crating in southeast Kentucky i thing is gohii? to be all righl. aiv.l • writes that a house-to-linusc sur- I certain -members of Congrc;si vcy of 900 families in the fall trail drought-stricken state.! showed IS per cent with no food | whom President Hoover prcsuin-1 whatever and the certainty that ably meant, when he accused mem-1 per cent would be without food for fccrs of "playing politics at the ex-' themselves or their stock before pcnsc of limr.,in misery." spring. Among 4HCO children for The members wanted tlis sov-1 who::-, a Christmas was provided, eminent to lend money to slarv- between 400 and 500 were, without in;; people to buy fond; Mr. HOD- ver didn't. The dispute broke out acain after the congressional rc- cr?s. after Senator Caraway of Arkansas introduced a measure for a $15,0011,000 food Irani. cr, shore to part never, there to b?lm other cities. hr.p;:y and free from our worldly : The idea v/hich lay at th? basis care, lint's, strive to live betUr h: cf hir. methcd of intellectual in- tl:is another new year. Elrn=llon was that cvcrylhiii! Mrs. R. E. Sappimton should be treated in a concrete way. 'Alnicsl all PijtalOTji's m.-thnd; are OUT OUR WAY Williams shoes. Local resources are absolutely exhausted or soon will be in many comities, according to the state health officer. An assistant poil- , i master writes that in her section Someone s nrone jstimc people have "not a bile to cat Well,- either thousands o! per-1 ni-.rl nothing to wear' and that ap- sons are lying outr.igco-.isly or ] parcntly nothing has been dsne rise death by starvation is likely jabout it. Mrs. Minto Tackilt. local to bcccmc a common occurrence, i registrar at Pine Top, says "lots of The senators nnd representatives | families are going to starve if you who demand government relict: cannot help us." arc being spurred by pathetic ap-! Can't Collect Ta\cs peals from their constituents. | The judg; of the Trigs comity Some of them have even scut: court rmtieipatos -untold sutler:]!!;" Fin.ill personal checks in response ,ai:d echoes the common complaint i to such appeals, and few mem-|:lu\t town and cnunty authorities! bcrs can afford Io. do much of are balked in relief by'indcbtedness that. | and inability to collect taxes. Hod The crisis faced by I'.-.e uncni-', Cross headquarters at Mount Ver- ploycd ar.d that confronting theii'-cu has been "sv,;imiK'd". Bank drought siiffereis arc of a differ- ' failures in some sections have vir- ent nuture. one jwlhers from: tnally pauperized families which perusal of some senatorial mail.! otherwise would have been able to Unemployment is m( extensive j get by. h: lai;.:e imhisliisl cit;cs--or. at'< Tint's only a small slice of the least, cities. In such cummuiii-1 mail cnnilng in [rum the drought li.-s nils! persons are still work-, area. Ii-.ii 'it gives an inkling of m«; machinery can be set up to'«hy S cii:c senator.-; are willing to prevent starvation. But in wide brutle Ilie ailmiiiKtrallon in agricultural areas in several ; nsht over icliet and to rtismilc the •Hales utmost evcryene' lias bc;n i conlcntion lha; it would be a very .hit. Farmers depended 0:1 their j dangerous thins; for the government I c:<;ps both lev land niul for the , l o lend my money Io prevent star :r.'oney to buy clothes and pay for I vation. Appendicitis Often Is Fatal Due to Delay In Treatment L , -V' *. L ^I^SV'I. 1 ''''^'/'''' '*"'" , '-'.U-.r,'"" ^k^v;^,:,'',,,^,^^ 1 --- Vfei'i'^"^. x. r.V 1>K. MOIUJIS riSIlBEIS I-Milor, Juuriiiil nf Ihr Anirrlcar. Medical Avioci-ition. ami nf Jly- ' -ol.i. llic Ilr.illh .Maja-tinc Aiaicst every pcrscn n;\v knows is meant by tin- trrm appendicitis. The littb olfs'; irem the b,;-.sel inflamed ur inftct- ni nnd tlicn ?ots i;p a di.-' anil has bi'ni :ii.-,rle l--.i-.c-.ui to th: public ihrcush jest and anecdote :u iv.^ny other ways. Xcvrviheli:s5. Ihc ri;-c,i^ cc:i- ti:mr< tn lake a hlsh lei! r: hum.iv bi-.ujf. bath in term o: sever: siiknr.'-- an:l in (i:\.tii. (: ;• ;lic flm- ]ili- na-.3ii I'ul pvoi>-r t.-i.-.tuicnt Is lii-ni :". 1! ::.iv.ini;r;:- <! v.i.u iv.cll- cir.f c--..: :;•.) te hr'.p l-.nv. Tlie .^'cry or ,T;I attnrV: , '. a 1 );:::;- dicil:^ is rol.uivcly .-.n-.p'e.' 'TM; pcvs;:-. Mho ;; c:)n:-'rnr;: -i-;",d2iily Icel-. a in h:s r>:-1 -•••.•.:: which may Iv >hplr. -:iri IM:|; C .- general. ftvrvc .in.! c>:.<b:,sl:i-. :;.,:• in the right lo-.vcr side o! the abdomen. ' The spot is lender nr.d sere smi-.ctimes so unx-:- that the pcv- • sosi cannct even t>i'_- \ of ! the clr.thiiig en l-i? ,,kin. A-=oci- • atcd with the pah; is a certain ;amount, of i:ausr.i \\-;h v^mltiu-r. jT'r.c voinHi:i; dn;-, ID; relieve Ilie ^ pain, which nsnally r.-ntinnvi I] .Rrcw wors:. The fev.-r may l:r fairly high. t;il not infrcnucntly is j ! slight. If the anpendic::u is mi'.d. the • symptoms may rii>ap;icav iilii-r tv.oi or (live; days. Tr.fy ;ire i-.i:?;\- m ! such h«tn:icrs in rerir ai \.v'_-'.. tr.lcrvals. S-mclnnc- inst?.-.i '!.:, dissppe.nin!; the psin b:.-;:v. i .ai:d the fever rlj-. Even in MIC'-. ra<:;. if the ;>.;.- •-, pees to brd ,\nd wr^llur 11,-- ,r,- tack, he m.iy :--ci \\c\\ m [-!•:••. (• he uallied ab:v,:t \ v -.::i .1 v-;i;i:;i? r.: Xot i:ilu-f|-.i,-nl:y. ni'.cr r.-.- o. 1 '• Ihrec dr,ys. tl:c p.\-,n wil; s-.;:id:r'y ' iK ivrmt our .sc-lii;ol bnuks taught us nhout the lives of in- vtnlors who lived many years ago? How often we u=ed (o read, "He went on with his experiments in spite of the fcuighler of his friemls, and tlif ridicule of his neighbors." How dift'erenl i.-s the modern state of mind! This age is remarlc- alilc for iis keen awareness of progress . . . the eager willingness of fitcsl iif us u> accept new Ihings, and better ways. The skepliral per- '<:n i..; (lie txception—expsclancy is (he rule. If we read about an invention (hat will wash (he middle of our bitchs, ws.- say; "i-'air eiic.t;!;h; tumurntw there will be an automatic way to keep our noses powdered." New tilings and ln-llcr ways are announced regularly in this paper ... in the advirtisenients. Kvcry day yon may l;o expecting something that will make your |jf e easier, plcasiinter, mure healthful. 1'u-silily' . a ut'w electrical crnlrivancc, or a ear that's easier to drive, or a new idea in breakfast footlx. 1'ollow the advertising columns . . . and sotmer or later you'll get (he good news. I'niiile who make it a point to know what';; going <i!i n.\id the advertisements every day.

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