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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

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PAGE FOUR _BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.V COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS • THE COURIER NEWS CO, PUBLISHERS .-•-•• O. K. BABCOCK, Editor H. \V. HAINES, Advertising Manager Sole NiUonal Advertising Representative*: The Ifcoraas P. Clark Co, Inc., New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, Bun Antonio, Ban Francisco. Chicago, SU LouU. Published Every Aiternoon Except Sunday. Entered is second class matter *t th« post office at Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act ol Congress October 9, 1017. eerved by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the city of' Dlytlicvllle, lie per week or (6.60 per year tn advance. By mp.il within a radtus of 6C mU«, 43,00 per year, $1.50 for six monthj, 65o for three month*; oy mall In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, 86.50 per year, in tones cevcn fsd fight, 110.00 per year, payable In wSTJrjc*. After (he Depression The existing business depression will pas's, in the course of time, like all other disasters. Indeed, signs arc beginning to appfcir which indicate that it is already leaving us, slowly but surely. Rut so far no one .seems to have thought very much about the problems we shall have when the depression is at last ova-. In that connection, n recent report from, Russell Sage Foundation presents some suggestions of considerable importance. It points out, in Hie first place, that the end of the depression will find us in a reconstruction period which will present a number of difficult problems. As John M. Glenn, general director of the Russell Sage Foundation, writes: "While.no one can tell how long the present depression will continue, we know from rather i v fnil records of previous unemployment periods that the ill effects of the present situation on individuals mid families will be felt long after the business situation is improved. The sooner a community begins to organize ! to counteract these'ill effects, the more speedy will be its recovery." And Joanna C. Cokovd, who wrote the Foundation's report, adds: "Long"after factory whsels are again turning, and to the average citizen it seems that things are back to normal, the social agencies will be trying to put together the pieces of human livos which have been shattered by the disaster. People with health of body and mind impaired, ueopla whose cour- age'*an3"iiKlepenrience have been undermined, people at odds with society, broken and scattered family groups, will lie long as a heavy burden resulting from the period of unemployment.. The need of the social agencies for increased public support will be prolonged far past the period of acute distress. An emergency committee should make i'ts plans with this fact w:U in mind." The^ Foundation then recommends that employment committees continue their studies of unemployment after the depression ends. For we have a good deal of unemployment in this country even in prosperous times—seasonal, technological and otherwise—and we have never y-it made any attempt to learn its causes or devise a cure for it. That, indeed, is the crux of the mat- tcr.. We have Imd in any iieriodic bust- juss depressions in America, cadi one bringing an enormous amount of suffering in its train. But we have never learned anything from them. In good times we refuse lo gel ready for them —ami they catch us, as this lasl one did, utterly unprepared. SIDE GLANCES % George Clark bel \vecn tore, he Is. likely to No Clemency During the past two years Governor William 11. Adnnis of Colorado has not once utilized his prerogative of executive clemency, according to the governor's own statement to the Colorado general assembly. Governor Adams fays that 'many cases were brought before him during those two years, but that he carefully investigated each case and concluded that he had no reason to set aside the sentence of the courts. This is a curious record—possibly unique in all America, it ticctns to indicate that Governor Adams is a conscientious governor, anxious to do his duty as he H'CS it. Hut is it not a bil strange to think that not one case reached him in two years' time in which an injustice had been done? The Colorado courts must be operating on a higher _ standard than UIOSB in most other states. Fighting For Nothing Jack Dempscy's 'action in knocking down one of the participants in a wrestling bout which he recently rcf- creul in Texas reminds one that few pugilists, in this day and age, ever use their fists except when they arc in a ring getting paid for it—which is something of a contrast with the old days. On this occasion Dempsey seems to have been quite justified; and it goes without Jsaying that his action drew roars of approval from the audience. But the point we are trying to make is that neither he nor any other boxing champion or near-champion has indulged in any fist fighting, except for pay, for a Jong time. The old-time champions were different. They were rough-and-tumble chaps who fought because they liked it. They'were like John L. Sullivan, who loved to swagger into a saloon, take a few drinks and then announce that he could lick any so-and-so in the house. Hut that sort of thing doesn't seem to happen now. Professional boxing may be in the hands of a fearful bunch of high-binders and chiselers; but the boxers themselves arc more polished and gentlemanly than their predecessors evci< dreamed of being. • tics due to heredity. On the other ' hand, bow-legs may b; the result l of an Insufficient amount of vi:a- jmlu 13 or sunlight. i Most diseases from which human I beings suffer are greatly lnfiuaiicaJ ! by conditions in which they !iv;. j For Instance, cue cannot . have tu"- ' bcrculosls unless cne is infected by the eerra of tuberculosis. However, It has (i!so been shown that the germ of tuberculosis grows much better In some kinds of tissue than In others. I A person who is badly nourished . and who gets an insufficient amount | of fresh air and sunlight is mudi ; mo.-e likely to develop' the diseas" i when attacked by the germ than a i person who Is well nourished and . who has plenty of sunlight am! I fresh alv. • From the studies (hat have ] made on heredity mid cancer, it c seems quite likely that i!:ere arc • some human beings who have a special susceptibility to te!s disease. It is knov.n that repeated : . irritations may set up cancer in ' i those who arc susceptible. This hits been proved by experiments en mice of a strain .susceptible to cancer. "Isn't there u train arriving there before ten? My son is going to meet me, and I hate to keep him up so late." WASHINGTON LETTER Minister Says Itcrent i with those free and iair elections, Giwrilla Outbreaks in Whirli V.' the Liberal government of Monca- S. Marines Were Killed Du Not j da lias been twice voted Into pow- Prcsafe Civil Strife or Oejier.il cr by large popular majorities and Disturbance — Declares Govern- lias had the support of the people, ment Is Sound. vt . M Manj . improvements BY'RODNEY DUTCHEK ! "Most Importantly," the minister WASHINGTON.—Recent" guerilla j continues, "Nicaragua has had her outbreaks in Nicaragua, In which I civil war and is now going in for eight American marines have been i peace and rapid but orderly dc- killcd and several wounded, do no'.. velopment. The development of GEOKGE FOX'S DEATH Cn Jan. 13, 1G91. George Fox, founder of Use Smc'.y of Friends, or Quakers, tlioti in Lyndon. He started out in life as a shue- • • • maker, but when convinced that lie' J was the subject of n special divlno j ] call, he adopted the career of an 'itinerant religious reformer. Fox. first attracted attention as a youth of 25 when he avcsc during; a sermon in a prominent Nottin^- hr.rr, church end rebuked the preacher for declaring the authorship of the Scriptures to be tho source of divine truth. "It, is not the Scriptures." cried out Fox, is the Spirit of Goct." For this he was imprisoned. He was subsequently jailed several times as a disturber of the tfeace. His leading doctrines or convictions were: 1. The futility of learning for the v.ork oi the ministry. 2. The presence of Christ, in the heart as the "inner light" suprr- presaue civil strife in that republic j public works on a large scale is pro-1 ssdmg a " olher ligllls ' or even any general disturbance, \ viding employment and the exten-1 ' Tjlc necKslt y of tr - vill s according to Ur. Juan B. Sacara.; Dion of communications and roads I cp ° ns and rel 'S lons b - v tllc to hitherto remote points Is tending | Splrk a " d '. lot by tllt; Scriptures, to increase national unity as well as to build for prosperity. "Our external and internal debt is only Sl.MO.OM and the government owns both the railroad sys- the Nicaragua!) minister. Dr. Sacasa speaks with soino nu- thorlty .about Nicnraguan warfare. When he was constitutional president one of the generals of Ills army was Augustino Sandino, HTV- ing then under General Jose Men- cada, now president of Nicaragua. tem and the national bank, plus o new mortgage bank recently estab- DETRO1T. (UP)—The wcll- knov/n care with which large quantities cf money arc transported i:i armored cars was strikingly illustrated here recently. Two armored cais got stalled in the Windsjr- wu..u, ..w.l t»**.u.u1.tlk VL J..l.,tLll5LI.I. ..1.11 ULU..gu£U UUll.l LVCIrlLlI^ L'MllU- T1 I fl . Sandino refused to capitulate T.-USII jhshod to aid agriculture and indus- l" aroa 'unnel. Both were foui!d to the United States guaranteed free | try. With Moncada's honest, able and fair elections to Sacasa and .administration we have been able Moncada and it is he who is creii- : to avoid what otherwise might have iled In dispatches with bolus lie- j been disastrous effects of the slump hind the recent slaughter of mn- iu our coffee, banana, cattle and riucs in (he remote northern moun- i sugar industries, taiuous wilderness of the country, j "The lino new presidential palace The dry season has just begun, at Managua is nearly completed. It enabling marauding bands to move Islands on the site once occupied by about more freely, Dr. Sacasa points j the razed fortress, La Loma. Prc- ™ out. The. coffee crop is beginning to come In, resulting in increased viously anyone who captured strategic La Loma automatically domi- RI6H7- BE SUREY<: VS. TXXJGtf -fO 5 111 1UE SJIND. 601" TUEV OFTEN OttiO USS 1HIW OTJSE THEY MOTE SOUDLY BUILT. tBEPRS RfSE NOT VlCiOU?. "THE HMERICfW &.HCKEEHR, -TIMID HMD INOFFENSIVE, ' WORE DflNGErJOUS- TO TIlE HUMTER-TTURN fl UOG Of-lfe SIZE. WOULD BE. Kentucky Small Kentucky Lump Montavallo Genuine A man doesn't have to be married Ions lo come to the conclusion that women have very attiring dispositions. A British scientist predicts the world will soon go naked. Lot* of folks arc already living on bare necessities. , agricultural activity and an obvious ualed jvfanagua; it always stood ai incentive for trouble-makers. n temptation to any ambitious nial- Says Guards Arc Capable '. cement who thought he might, be There ore still about a Ooiisand j able to seibc it. marines in Nicaragua, but the guv- i Build New Roads eminent with its .1800 marine- "Tlic new road from Managua to trained members of the Guardia j !':c Atlantic coast has been begun National is able lo take care of any and General Moncadn hopes to fin- organized banditry, In Dr. Snensa'£, ish it during his administration. It opinion. Although banditry has j wili bring the capital witiiui a day's naturally been stimulated as Ki- travel from the coast and far.nsar- cnragua suffered with other coun- ; er the Unilpd Slates. The" trip from lrift> in lha world-wide depression.! Managua lo the coast is no\v rnncL- ( ! jcisiue what.it considers adcnuatc • "Many other new roads nrf ' "I thought I'd have a fit," as the customer said to his tailor. OUT OUR WAY Arf£r-r H£ OuMPcO OFF AM' utT »_.i-^^^ZC^ ;*-"• ** //^ A-^SOM, \\ .• N • , i <A i ~ ; \ f . • •• j 1fe\W^ activity to cope with the present' built, including cnc asphalt higii threat. j way into the department of Ca- The guerillas. Sacnsa cxplaiu.v ;i.izo. Railroad extensions are beu:^ cnn cross and rccross ,the Nicar.i- \ e->nstructed and da:ns for power giiau-llondurau border at will. But and liijlil as well as water supplies . 1 ' llld not hold a single to™ and lirailroad extensions arc being laid must depend for their sc-mi-securi'.y out with thought to tourist Travel. on the almost impenetrable nature which \vc cxpsc: to be of the wilds in T.-hich they operate. • nnd we viill rievelcp an entirely The leaders of the few score : new |ioi: -Nacasro'.-j— on the Gull e Nic.ira- Salva- Ortez. nn old Snndino llcuten- but Sandino himself has nol | brcn olficiaily or definitely located . since nearly a year ago uhen he lcft Mexico. Several factors contribute to sav- in; Nicaragua from the political experienced by other ers o e ew score : ew |ioi: -acasro'.-j— on t ; guerillas who recently attacked the j of Foivsrra which will give r.iarincs is said lo have been Mi- ! gua a commercial cutlet to uplieavnls laiin American republics. Dr. Sa- dor. Honduras and Guatemala." Although most of Nicavajua's de- velopmeiU program has been con- tinned in the face of Cr.s dcprcs- sion. salaries of her offic:als-lu eluding 'diplomats— havo hesn ci: 2f> per cent. President Mancncia has sought a reduction of tin dunlin, which now ccits mor casn snys. The presence ol the [ than a million dollars a year, and marines, presumably, would be suf- j substitution of less expensive mu ficient. Rut it is also ln:f that,; nicipal guards in many towns. ! Character is Lies Due to Both Environment and Hereditv or cnn By DH. MORRIS FiSHIlKIN' Either jxicr m.iioria:s ;clilrr. Jnuriul nf thr Anirrlean ] mnnufacluring methods .Vlt3ic,il As^ocialicn, and of lly- ; the machine. giia, tin Hraltli llasjr.lnc | u sefins well r.-nb:isii:ci c. U» lor KKiME3IHJill whiil our school hnnks vt'nlors who lived "He went on with taught us uliout Ihc lives of in- vonrs ngu'! How oflun we u^etl (o rcatl, cxperinu-nls in spite oi' the laughter of his --~a'^fi?>^ ¥ •^•-m&^^&wQpg&r., ^>,.-.,. < M. f.\T^'- ^^^^^•^^^'•''•-•^-^ "r " ~^~eX^~"^~^ ^, J^>^/--N -^,..,; On; of thr favor.ie subjc-cts for'tuch characteristics as ti; rirb.illng croups in the pr«: 25 years • the eyes, of the l:nir. of HID skin I Ins teen the rmcMlon as to whet!:- \ and the stature of ;hc tody are ' (T :;f-redl[y or environment is more i controlled iu >aricus ways. U •ImpciUnt In rslablishir.tr the char- ; seems at pvcffr.i that Ihc eye co'.or .acti-riViics c! man nr.ci the discuses i Is more dejiei'tinu ™ heredity, for frcm which he i.s likely ;c> suffer. '• the simple rcnscn tl-.at we dn n:>'. I'.'des^or H. S. Jenr.iiv.-s poir.Us know o! any inrlhcd of c:\ir.3Lnr cut ihn: the attcmp; to .ir.«wcr ito ' tl'.c color of Ihc eye by crtrcls oi to r,l-.icli i:. :r,>>r? im- ' t\f.e cnvircmncnt. O.\ the o:!;:r p:U.iu'. is the tat.; 1 : as i:ic question i hand, the hair may ciiaivje i;; c.\- friends, and the ridicule of his How different is the modern stale of mind! This age is remarkable for its Keen awareness of progress . . . the eager willingness of most of us lo accept new things, and belter ways. The skeptical person is the exception— expectancy is the rule. H we read about an invention thai will wash the middle of »ur hacks, we say, "Pair enough; tomorrow there will be an automatic way to kec» our noses powdered." Xew things and heller ways are announced regularly in this paper ... in the ailvtrtiscmcnLs. Every day you may be expecting something dial will make \our life easier, plcasanter, more healthful. Po.-sibly a new electrical contrivance, or a car that's easier to drive, or a HEW idea in breakfast funds. Follow the advertising columns . . . and sooner or later you'll gel the good news. Pniplo v>ho make il a point lo know what's going on read the advertisements every dav. IKC-U.S.rM.OTI.- THVl WiOibO 1 V-<iO. r.- to which is more i:r.;i;;iant fcr l!ie ii-.anufactui-c of .iiiVjinobllf.'— 'll'.o r.nlevials ol v.ii:c'.i ihcy arc i-.i.itio cr ti-e uv,-i!io,i o: m.ui'.iiac- '""•"' The answer is liu; a cood tin- . dependent on tlu- h-rtdity o; l ' tl:inc I'as lo havo ccLi,- 1 . ::;alcrials individual. Ir.it jr..iv also 'c.^ ir.o: a:,ri be pvcpor;y nuiiii::i: lured .".;- 'icd by diet. 1: ;< pors-on :'..i- s ccixlms '.o '.he malonjls '.o l)c used. fmgc;s ou each hand or has w,- cr due lo v.uion- ox;>;ntn:r;: (]•• color cf the skm i*. afTcc;e.i by ?•.;;:light. Ti'.i? build c! I'r.o u:.-:y. «:icl:r: i!cut o: 1 lean, i- crrt.iin'.y li; 1 ,:.-;-.

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