The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 29, 1938 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 29, 1938
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PAGfi POUft (ATIKJ COURIER NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO. H. W. HAINES, Publisher j. GRAHAJJ SUPBURY, Editor SAMUEL F, NORRIS, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dallies, Inc., Kciv York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Kansas City, Memphis. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday Entered as second class matter at the liost office at Blj'Uicvlllc, Arkansas, under ncl ol Congress, .October 0, 1911. Served by the United press SUBSCRIFHON RATES By carrier i« the Oily of Blythevtlle, 15c per week, or 65c per month. By mail, within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year-, $1.50 for six months, 75c for three months: by mall In postal zones two to s>x, Inclusive, $6.50 per year; In zones seven and eight, $10,00 per year, payable In advance. A, Teacher, a Student, And a Log Wo are approac'liing Hie season when college anil university presidents, beaming down from commencement platforms, will proudly announce) thai >;ood old 'Alumnus So-aiid-So luis been moved.-by (ho spirit of philanthropy (o five half .H million or KO for new building or endowment. Those gifts are in'the making r\K\\l now, and by mid-Juno they will ailti up to a sizeable total, which will In: received by the colleges with deep gral- itudc. .Kor there never yet wits a college thai wasn't in the market Tor a big gift. Never? Well—hardly wur. Wo have heard of one. Dr. Thomas Whitney Sitrello, of tlu; faculty of Black Mountain College, I"' 1 ' a New York audience (lie other cloy (hat his college wouldn't lake a million dollars if .someone offered i(. lii- deeti, lie added, such a gift would simply ruin the college. Black iMoimtain College is situated near Aslieville, N. C. It is a small institution, with a student body of f>0 or (hereabouts, and il wants lo stay snui 1 .!. It could use a little more money, Dr. Surettc admits—perhaps as much a.s §j'0,000—but il't want any more than thai. Jl has no formal curriculum, grants no degrees and oiler,: no • lectures, and its entire budget for athletics last year ran (o exactly liiim dolliirs. •.''•'•••- -'•• •--,"' , In a day when iilmost every colloKi: is straining its nerves to be as big aiul •as rich as possible, il is extremely refreshing lo run across one which is coutenl lo be both-sniixll and )>uor. il is even more refreshing to hear Dr. Surolle's explanation: "We have been called radical and slrangc, bill I c;ill our plan jnsl <ild. It -is a sloughing off of all this paraphernalia which chillers up most education, and. a getting down (o human beings. Most people's mimls, an; ilori- hV.etl by the- formality of education." There is a great deal ol' ;wtnl sonsii in thai. -RemcmuiM- tlu- old saying'.'-- Ihat a college is nothing intive, essentially, than a log with a kwluT sil- ling on one end and a sludcnt. sillim? on 1 Ihc other. That i.s an over-siinplifi- calion, of course; sumethiiiK is needed in the way of laboratories, i-ef-jr- ente \vorks, libraries, and .so on. Hut, (he fundamental idea is worth hanging onto. We have managed to confuse bigness with goodness In almost every walk of American life. Our commonest delusion is thai no human institution can really work right unless it has plenty of money and knows how to get more. And nowhere does Ibis delusion d<> much more harm than in the field of higher education. So we lend to appoint "good n?yiicy- raisers" or "able administrators" to our college and university presidencies, and let the thirst for pure learning lake care of itself. H is a good thing to realize that (here i:= another standard for judging such filings—a standard by which neither money nor si/.e is so very important. of Publication In this column of editorials from other newspapers docs not ncccsuarlly mean endorsement but Ls ail acknowledgment of Interest hi llic subjects mscusseu. Who Gels the Benefits of Tax-Kxempt Bonds? The annual roporl of a certain life insurance company for 1037 shows total assets of a little move I linn $66B,UJO,COG. of which not quite $175.600,000, or about 26 per tent, ni'c invested lu "lax-exempt" securities—government, .slate, count}' and municipal );omls. The real owners of Ihese bonds arc llic holders of the 555.001) life insurance policies which tliis company luis in force. Senator Byul ol Virginia, aulhw of a rcso- lulion for a proposed consllUUtorial amendment lo permit reciprocal federal and .stale taxation of the income from each other's future uoml iwuca, urges this action on the ground, nmoiii; otticrs. that lax-exempt .securities '"are a profitable rcrugc for Hie rich and very rich." Jle rsllmalcs Ihc lolal nmonnf of tax-free federal, stale uiid local securities now unUHamliui; at not lets than S54.480.000.COO. yielding ajiproxi- matcly Sa.OCO.000,000 a year in interest wholly or partially cxnnut from income luxation. But to whom is that $2,000,030.000 of unlaMd or only partially laxcd income going? Who are the owners of these tax-exempt securities? Taking the $37,GOO.OOO,0(XI of federal securities, alone, Albert W. Alwood says In Nalion'.s Du.':i- iicss that it is doubtful if '.individuals own more limn $2.COO.IOO,CIIO of them, more than hull iif that sum being in (he United otnteti savipgs bonds (baby bomlM of which no individual Ls ircniiillcd to hold more than S10.COU wovlh. on the other hand, life insurance companies own $4,500.000.000 of fcdci-ul bonds, mid banks own more than S!8,flOO.OOfl,000. Between (hem. tanSs and Insurance companies own more (Man o'O per cent of all federal lii.x-cxcni|)l securities. Whulrvrr other objections there nniy In.' lo the further if.suiug of Uix-trcc public uomls, the charge that their principal beneficiaries are lax-fleeing persons of great wealth docs not appear to be supported by the facts, cither :is regards Iho distribution of such bonds or a:; rcsard.s (heir not cited on public treasuries. U always be remembered dial- if I here urn holders of .sonic M or 55 billions of bond. 1 ; exempt or partly rarnipl from income taxes, Ihcrc arc also borrowers of SOIIIP 5-1 or X: billions of dollars at substantially lower interest Hum tax;.l)lc bends could iircr.iimably have IIOIIH-. —rtrkunsu'i (laxcllc. rl':.-; »nid |i»Ial«r.s HIT llic only liinsiWp i.|iin::.H liuliiy. Hiiyliovv. r.\ce|i(. of coiirsr. a hatw. j -Arlur P.mlmnK. dirnclur ol the Olrvclaud Clr- I crcitta. luofcin;: for ;i fnnn. FRIDAY, 'APRIi; 20, J03S SIDE GLANCES By George Clark (!.»vr DC i i!.\HA('i'j:iis' JOVCU Mll,M:il, lioriiliir; Mm imtk an l;nw(cr f'rulKf. HICK IIA}1II,TH\, licru; hi- )t>niii>fd lutt> (In- ItiTOitii 1 . ISOIIKI, i>OK'rl-:il, Iravclcr; nlii; MrN. O'll:ir:i iKii-Lntrx llicft of li^r ji^rflH n Niniiiiiuiicd liy tbe kfoex fcurfullf, 'lie ha.s no garden—lives in an apartment. He just likus io tome in and l««k at flicsc things."' THIS CURIOUS WORLD ¥™ am Ferguson DO NOT HAVE THEIR FIRST ONE MAY BE III AS PERFECT AS ANV THEV B/ER. BUIL.D. IN' ^JOR:^^e?N .(VIEN Vt'lTH &ASS VOICES' ARE Fr/VE TME5 AS As TI-OSE wnn CALCULATED THAT, EVEN WITH THE. SLOWEST- OP ALL BREEDERS THE APTEfS. A PERIOD OP 7SG YEARS THERH COULD BE NEARLV 19,000,000 ALIVE, ALL PROM O/V&PA//3.. THERE /~/VE MORE SOP,'SOj\'O THAN VOICES. 1-29 A lilKD buildinc iUs firet nest, even if separni.ed from others ol H.s kind, produces one built cxnctly a:; its ancestors have tuill ;!:• for hundreds of year:,. The nest is patterned according to hcrcd- itiiry blueprints, llic slime 11:1 llic type of cscs that UK: bird will lay ill llic liuisliKl ncsl. NEXT: The tminuin ,vilb H birth (TililiijiiU-. amily Ooctor T. K- B«f. O. 0. Pat. OC. OUT OUR WAY MO USE A-HIDIM; ICK KMOW WHO FEEDS 'EM. BUT "THET'S INSTINCT; MOT SIGHT.' GIT OUT AHT LEAD 'EM BACK AM' LOCK'EM Df] ICK.' THEY RUKS PASTER THAM .THIS CAR 'W I DOM'T WAMT THEM BLAMED THINGS A-TAILIM US AfJOONO TOWM: Vihniiin A (lonlinil. 01' Various Koods UV I>K. itlOKKIS I'lSHKIilN lor. .Trninml «f llir American i\l r il i i-u I AxitH-Kilion. anil nf M>pri:i. Hit- Hrallh Muciuinr Vow ponple ill tills rmmlry Imvc i'tii'.:h o[ rilaniin A <]eli;:iency I" rvdup xcrophlhahnia idiyn^ss of l!ir c.clxilli. but apparently there ;trr condition:; in d.iily life in v.'lrch • liu'k of Mils vitamin may briiri Din dinitnlty; for example, noin:; '•'i ;M::l out of fuh'ly il.^i'k motion' prime Ihealci?.. or driving a motor :.iv nt niithl. ^iKli people with ;\ inwlointe ( |»gift 1 nt nigh! tjlimlnr;-. WIT easily rt;\z-.:i"il by headlights Iron) oilier nitoni ibilc;,, mid n i-on-iidcralile number o[ accidents luivc brcn lo this condilion. II IN, nl, possible lo a.\Mue imp';, .'clt of an adequate ainnunl "I Htuinin A by eating dirh coii- t.'uuin^ lood'i which arc- n:..'ti in (his vitamin. , 'III*- iitilov.iii!; iiuhrair, i>i:<T- al unil.'i of vitaiuin A per ! !,,,,.,.„ ( ji [ O c<i: id mid Ccrral.s: r"rc;ii •j'Ahnie wheat bread, ;VI: !;ir;ir3. (i; yellow i.'.in nscil itnniioni. (!; rice. UJ; 151: bir : Meals: pork ilran meal l f. ,-ivrr;c:r lean niral. . ! '; i :!00ii; kidneys. i!. r >0; bacon. :i ! Fish: cl.nns, 10; Icsn llsh. 'j ; 1000; salmon. 103. 1-Yuit* ' and mils: appl'v. rtpiicoto idricti). 300; banau:-:-. bcr.lcs, 50; cantaloup, 108; ;•;; fruit. 0; lemons, 100: oranjc pca-ches,.'200; peai-s, 5; lininc.s watermelon, 35. Dairy pvotincls: biillcv 'i:u | 100;, 1000; cream. .10'): i milk, 50; cvaporalccl milk, lard, U; cisgs. 1000. Vcfdublrs: Imiccvll, 'AW. biu:>- M-ls ipiiiniK. too: cabfcajrr. ^0: ciirrcUs irawi. ]t>OI,; cauliflower, ISO: .filing hnniis, 2DU: navy beans, '20: lima brans, l); beets, 5; lettuce. SOC: onion:,. 0: peas. :ioq; ^!•rcll licpprrs. son; (nrnips. ft;" ycllnn- potalrcii. SOD; wbitr iwlalo'es. 10: S!Hicrkr,i:il. :>; iqnash, TOO; tJinia- loc^. -t'lO: spinach, suut); olive uil, 10; rutl!Ki.',cf<l oil. -Ti. It has been rstimahMl lb:it a pro- i Icctlvc (lusui-r of vitamin A i.s Ti'JW j linils per day. No clouljl. Ilicic' are j million i oi people in the United j Slates who do not cat encuuli pio- I teclive Imjds Ul assure themselves i of Ibih ainoinil. Forliinalely. how- I ever, vitamin A is also available, at .li]j>-r ill |br «-u|iluiii, fibc CJJAPTKH XX T'APTAIN BOYER'8 voice was kindly. "Remember, Miss Milncr," lie said, "I'm not accusing. 1 want you lo explain, if you can. Your steward io'jml this clip, which Sirs. O'flui'ii luis identified, ir. your sfiilvroom. II wus caught 0:1 some clothing in your doscl." 'J'hc f;tct bcal upon brain, until her 1 lie ad Mrs, O'llara'.s jewel:; had l.'ocn slolcn— thirty lliousaiid dollars' worth of jewels—and of them all, this clip had been found in hci 1 1'ootn. 11 was unbelievable, impossible! But (here it was. "llow did it get there, Miss Milncr 1 .''' Hie c-antain pci-sislccl. She shook her iieacl de.spairiijgly. In a pitifully small voice, she replied: "I don't know, captain. 1 don't know how il got there." "After .you came up lo dance Ibis evening, did you return to your cabin at all?" "No." "Von do remember passing Mrs. O'ilara in Ihe hall?" "Yes. 1 passed her, as f explained, on my way lu Ihc Indies' loom." "What cabin was she coming out an" .Slu 1 Iriccl lu recall. Then wondering why she had not noticed it at the time, she observed (Illicitly: "Why, she was toming out of llic Name cabin as mine, cxccpl Unit it was on 'A' duck. 1 The captain nodded. "That is her cabin. A-M. And yours is C-2M." * * * T-jE regarded her curiously from under half-closed licit;, his shrewd eyes probing inlo her very soul. And. as he confined to siare, she realized, with a terrible implication, what he was thinking. Her cabin was directly under the O'l lavas'. l\vo Ilights below. It would have been an easy matter lo pick up the; case and run down to her own room. The slairs were at that very spot. She could have accomplished the Iriji In less than a minute! "iUiss Milncr. let me ask you something else." The eaptahi's voice losl ;i bil of Us severity; it took-on a confidential warmth. 'Did you know the D'Haras before you came on this trip?" "No, C'aplain Boyer." She was IHlle taken back by Ilio ques- lion. "I never saw them before in my life." "Von know what I'm thinking .bout, of raur:;c," he wenl on to ixplain. "Thai night of our first dance out on deck, Mrs. O'llara seemed to resent her husband's dancing with you." "!f you will recall, captain," slic pointed out, "the dance was a Paul Jones—a free-for-all exchange of partners, i did not seek Mi: O'lluru otil. Mis wife's re- scnlmenl was uncalled lor." "I sec." His lace was grim, uncommunicative. "Very -well, Miss lUilner. You may go." She walked b;ick lo licr room slowly, her head strumming with (lie chaotic unccrlainty of her own Ihoughl.s. How did the clip gel inlo her room? jy|EAWVHlLK, mi deck, dcspilc Or. f,'ray's well-me-ant advice, Dick broke away al llic llrsl op- portunily and hurried down lo Joyce's cabin. Ho hastened down (he -stairway, past "B" deck, to "C" dock, Ji'i.s clumsy Pilgrim square-toed tics making a tremendous clatter. He marie his ivay to C-214. The door was ajar on llic catch, and a.s Jie knocked, lie looked in, hopefully. But Joyce did not answer. Twice he knocked on Ihe cloor, theji gelling no reply, he pushed aside the curtain and poked hi.s head inlo Ihc room. The cabin was empty. There was no sign that slie had been down here. Where else had 'lie gone? Back lo (ho upper deck he went; twice he walked around it, looking in through the windows lo sec if slic might have joined some group within the lounge or the salon. But he looked in vain. Then, just as ho was about lo make another trip down to her cabin, lo wail for her ihis time, until she did return, he slopped abruptly. Through the open window (he sound of Mrs. O'Hara's .strident voice came to his cars. He turned and retraced his steps. as casually as he could, and looked into (he lounge. She was sitting on a seltee, a lighl coal Ibrowii over her flowery Pinery, her hair lied up in a more prepossessing arrangement, and she was discussing Ihe robbery dramatically with ;' group of wide-eyed/women sit- linB'in a close circle about her. "f just raw her coining down from Ihr laplain's qi!ar(en? ! ""shr- was; saying with .smug''satisfac- tion. "And if ever i saw a guilty expression, it was on thai girl's Jute." An eager young woman, hci' eyes brightened by this Ihrill of scandal in (heir midsl, edged her chair closer. "Do you really bo- ieve she did H?" she asked breathlessly. "I'm positive," Mrs. O'llara declared, with an emphatic nod. "Oh, I don't know," a mousy ittle woman in a blue-ruffled j'olciilocks dress spoke up. "Shc':i .1 nice sort of girl. The Ural day out, my husband said to me, 'Mow ,ake thai Miss Milncr; she's what f call a wcll-hrct! young won™ • • - : " She looked up urtfuiy. J Her words were just fiicl to Mr.;' OTInra's fire, and sue knew it. "Yes," agreed the eager young woman. "All the men like- her." Mrs. O'ltara llarud. "Shu'ti ihe -iinci that docs allracl men. Flashy and hraxcu!" Outside thn -window, Dick's hands .itched lo choke her. This coarse, loud-mouthed • burlesque ecn could dare lo call Joyi-u flashy! OUR BOARDING HOUSE •'] KTILI. say," the blue-ruffled one pill in hastily, "1 slill ;ay we can't be sure she did it. i<) many people were running .iboiil the ship. . . ." In her subtle fashion, she baited Mrs. O'llara to tell them something more definite. "And with the stewards, in ar/l out of your room all the time. You really can prove anything!" At lasi Mrs. O'Hara jumped to the challenge. "Oh, can't I'.' Well, don't be loo sure!" Quickly ; .'.\ey pressed her for details. "You mean — somebodj actually saw her di it?" f Reluctantly, al length, Mrs. O'llara explained. She leaned forward confidentially, and lowered her voice lo a hoarse whisper, so low thai Dick had lo press close fo the window in order not lo miss one word of. what she was "The captain asked me not to Kay anylhing about il yet, not until everything has been located. Bui—one- of my*clips was found in her closet!" "It was?" Her listeners gasped in quick amazement, entranced by the delicious Ihrill of i(. "Ye.s\ It was caught in one of her dresses. .She must ha v i» dropped il, in her hurry lo ci:.-,- pose of the case/' For one staggering moment Dick slood Ihere, every vcslige of color-drawn from his face. Then, without further "hesitation, h« turned about and hastened lo the captain's quarters. (To Be Continued! GOOD KJiGHT/ THEY EAT LIKE A PACK OF WOLVES OUGHT TO HANG A MlCROPHCWE ON THAT B)G GUZZLER WITH THE THREE CHIMS—EVERY BOWL OP SOUP IS LIKE A SWIMS BAMD BROADCAST f WHEW SHE FINISHES PUTTIMC5 MORE WICKS THOSE DISHES WATCH /V\B DARK-PARLOR HER "THE IDEA THAT X'M ' PRIZE PACKAGE IM THIS GRAB-BAG ' ARE SO WONDERFUL YOUSE A nnouncernents J?ic Courier Nc*s l.ns ncen TO lhorl;:cd lo roaSc formal announcement of the following candidate! for public office, subject to Uu Democratic primary At.gust 9. I'or CouTily Treasurer R,. L. (BILLY) GAfNES J'nr Slicrirf and Collector HALE JACKSON 'l-'or I!n-cler,llon> Cnimly Cflnrt Clerk T. W. POTTER I'or County Tax Assessor W. W. (BUDDYI WATSON BRYANT STEWART I'm County and 1'rooliatc Judge DOYLK HENDERSON a. I* GLADISH (Fo: Re-cleclloii) Tor Clrcnll Court Clerk HA.IVEY MORRIS I'or C'oijnty ItenrescntatlvcJ \V. W. FOWLER ic'i'.diiablt- pi i :(••;. in |he farm of many cliffcreiil ]iri-]i;i;-,Kio:i.s ivlii-h mny be seleclr:! l;y 'nr ph.vsirian. In addition lo cuti liver oil and halibut liver oil. in whi-.-h Hit- m.'tnhcr ill unit:-, o! vitamin A ]:er teaspconlnl is clearly in:liralcil on thi label, (here are also -ivailablc capsules, candy tablets, and other mixture.', «-JilMi prt;vi-.'e larsc amounus n[ ilij:, vitamin. Rc^d Courier Ncw.s V/uiil Ad:;. VAU.AUOl. 11). Spain iUI'1-Tin: rics of all M-hcols in Naliomil'i'. first li.4 nl about one hundred; Spain, has just been publishe:!. Ixroks which from now on will , Among them is fila.vco Ibane/,' have to be barr-cl from (he libra- i "I-'olir Hovscmcu of l.l:c l|s nC Wall|)ai>cr Most crniplcl'' line of I'ainls and Wallpaper i:i N. E. .\r;_ lilylhc'villi- I'iiiul ,S; Wallpaper Co. (Hljthcvillc Onned A; Olicntlril) Cilcnroe nidi;. I'honc HBO A Spring Tune-up INSi-'UIiS Better Spring Driving JL_Uiir ciiiiipiiiciit i.s iiKidcni . . . Our mechamc.s . ~ iirc oxjicvU; . . . Oiir pricos ;in: very rcason;il)lc . . . Our work i.v .tjii;ti';iiiU'!'i! . . . All ol' inuiiiis . . . your ciiniplulu stitisracliun . . UKIXG VOUK GAIt IX .NOW!

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