The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 6, 1930 · Page 4
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PAGE FOUR — BLYTHRVILLE, : (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, : OCTOBER 6, 1930 THE BLYTBJEVILLE COURIER NEWS THI COUMBt; NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS . : 0. lfc'''BABCOCK, Editor • H. W. H4INES, Advertising Manager Sole • K»Uoo»l Advertising Rcprcsentat Ivei: •n* Tbomw r, CUrk Co. Inc., New York, Philadelphia, Xtlut*, Dalits, 6«» Antonio, Bui Frtmdaoo,-Chicaco, St.-Louis. Published Ertry .V.ternoon Except Sunday. Entered as sBeond class matter at the post ofllce at BIyttwvllle,- Arkansas, under act of Congress October t. 1917. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the city of Blythevllle, 15c per week or $6.60 per year In advance. fiy inall within a radius of 60 miles, $3.00 per year, 11.50 for six months, 85c for throe months; by mall In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, $050 per yew, in zones seven and eight, $10.00 per year, payable In advance. Protecting Their Security Announcement that Drainage District 17's Big Lake levee is to he recapped is welcome news for two reasons. It is of primary imporlancc because of the assurance that it brings farmers on thousands of acres of rich land that they will have at least a fair measure of protection against flood. It is also important, we believe, as an indication that th; holders of the district's bonds are coining to a renli/.n- tion that their hope of realizing upon their investment rests in large part upon the.protection and maintenance of their security. Ths lands in Drainage District 17, '_ given adequate drainage and protection • against flood danger,, arc worth millions of dollars. With inadequate drainage, and subject to periodic overflow, they ;; -would be worth very littlr. ; It is in the interest of bondholders • and property owners alike to have the district's physical structure maintained on a basis of highest efficiency. ^Dirigibles The disaster which overtook the R-101 yesterday is the latest of a scries that has befallen British dirigibles; America still remembers ths wreck of the Shenandoah, while France and Italy have suffered similar catastrophes. Of all the nations that have experimented with lighter than air craft, tor military or commercial transportation' only Germany, where Count Zeppelin originated the modern dirigible, lias escaped a Serious accident. Germany may indeed be. proud of the engineers who designed the Graf Zeppelin and the officer!; who piloted the.great ship on its trans-oceanic and earth girdling journeys. A New Source of Danger It is not -especially reassuring to learn that Adolf Hitler promises, if he ever conies to power in Germany, that he will do everything he can to evade fulfillment by Germany of international treaties. Since Hitler's Fascist party made sueli a spectacular gain in the last elec- lion, and since there are so many strong rumors,of on impending "putsch,", or forcible'seizure of power, by this party, the chances of Hitler's coming to power are not quite ns remote as one might wish; and if he ever does come to power risolvcd to carry out the program he has outlined, you may rest assured'that Europe will have plenty of trouble. It is quite possible, of COIIKC, to argue plausibly that many of the international treaties under which Germany now labors arc unjust and should be revised; but sudden, forcible revision such as Hitler advocate-* could only mean war. This Austrian politician seems to rank now ns the leading source of danger in nil Kiiropc. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark Move Over Bishop Clara How, motio:i picture actress, accused of losing 514,000.00 in n gambling den nt Calneva, Nevada and of slopping payment on checks she had given to cover her losses, Is now fairly In a class with Bishop Cannon. Clara, nl first denied owing the money but after Will Rogers admitted lie had Introduced Clnra to the operators of the resort, Clara comes forward and admits she made a few beta but thought they were 50 cent bets instead of $100 bets. in pleading Ignorance of the amount of the bets placed Clara is following the lead of at least one olhcr distinguished citizen, Bishop Cannon. It will be remembered that Mr. Cannon at first denied Hint he hod gambled on chance and when proof of his deals were presented he claimed that he did not know it was gambling but thought people bought slocks outright and that it was legitimate business dealing. Cannon (jet by with his version of his stock dealings anil maybe Clara will get by with hers. However the matter may end Mr. Cannon should move over and make room for Clara.' She surely has won her niche In the ranks of tha unsophi- ticatcd. —Osceola Times. blood, good eflecls arc sometimes had by Injecting merely the fluid matter of the blood, but under modern conditions wllh out knowledge concerning the mixture of blood, transfusion of considerable quantities of whole blood Is considered quite safe. Certainly in cases where the number of red blood cells has fallen beloV 1,000,000, • or the .hemoglobin below 30 per cent, blood transfusion should bi given quickly as a life saving measure. In cases In which convalescence seems to be unduly prolonged or in whic5! the blood building Eoms to be going on very slowly, a blood transfusion may be considered desirable In order to take some of the burden off the blood forming organs and enable tlicm to have a reasonable amount of rest In their work, link the chief of police knows who Point' B.'/ifMf'-- British, has b«en 'd It. • . commemoVaMa Srttli a monument. I Mrs. Pasha. The monument, a ColonUI cannon, Osceola, Ark. with bronze tablets, was unveiled *• r • recently. MONUHBNT ON PLOT SPOT I • NYACK, N. Y. (UP)—The spot i It is estimated that there are 45,'here Benedict Arnold met the 000 slioe repair shops In the Unit- BrlUsh spy, John AtKlre, 150 years ed States doing an annual busl- ago, to plot the surrender of West 'ness of $500,000,000 a year. The Editor's Letter Box The Windmill Cuba M-. Higdon. "But, Mamma, how do you suppose I feel when you start that line about us always being taken for sisters 1 .'" WASHINGTON LETTER I slammed, the car door shut on two of my fingers last night and I didn't utter a word. I uttered everything but words. I uttered everything everybody ever did blurt, and, if I am not mistaken I'm petty sure I concluded my speech with what Sherman said about war. * * * However, a fellow should not fall out -with an automobile deer about anything. He should remember that they very often let a man out of a bad trnp. ¥ ¥ 'r I feel that I owe my car a whole lot, but I owe morn to the denier who sold it to me. It's one of those Graham automobiles. I rnn It into a ditch the other day and turned it up side down. Well, it was about time I turned over a new Paige In this life, anyway. CUBA M. HIGDON. BY RODNEY DUTC1IER . ! inlo circulation, but it can. only do NBA Service Writer ! ss when they arc called for by the WASHINGTON, Oct. 6. — You ( banks. And the demand is-very hardly ever sie them any more, ' slight. but there are still more than 535.- , The las! silver dollars coined 000,000 tilver dollars in existence. ! were those of 1928. Way back in The suggestion of a new and : 1M4, however, such coinage had smaller silver dollar by Senator, ceased through the repeal of the Ta'sker L. " Oddle pt'Nevada, whi Is! Sherman Act, but there was still Interested in the stricken silver, a great supply stored in the treas- market, gives rise to the question ' ury. as to what bxame of the old sil-: in 1918, Congiccs passed the ver dollars. j Piltiniin Act, authorizing the see- As one might suspect, the pep- rotary of the treasury to change pie found the big silver dollar'so'5350,000,000 in silver then In the bulky and heavy that they prefer- treasury into bullion to sell to red the silver certificate or paper j Great- Britain, which badly needed dollar bill. ! bullion for the redemption of the ! rupee in indla. Proviilcs for Replacement The Fublic Highways (To the editor:) I have copy o an artlcb tint appeared In you paper Tuesday, September 30th, un der the heading of "Thq Publi Highway". I am very glad indeed to see thi interest displayed on this very vita quesilon. It does seem to me tlia these very large trucks, busses an trailers should be kept off th highway. There Is a legitimate bu and truck business that should be carried on on the highway and no- bcdy has any objection to that, but this thing of pulling vehicles on the highway larger than railway freight cars and loading them ns they are being loaded—I have found instances where one single vehicle, and I do not mean a truck and a Iraller but one unit, was carrying as much as 60,000 pounds 'of freight. This together with the weight of the motor vehicle itself or the trailer, whichever it might be, is causing a load on the highways that they were never built to stand and that they could not stand and besides, hey- are a very serious menace to people using the highways. I have had several men of means tell me in the last few weeks lhat they have disposed of their fine automobiles and have pur chased small, light cars of the Ford or Chevrolet type io knock about town in and that they cannot risk! their, lives and their nrop- erty and the lives of their families on the highways at all under tho present conditions. J. E. Hutchison, Vice-Presidcnt St.- Louis- San francisco Railway Co., St. Ixiuis, Mo. As the expert writing his views on the World Scries told his scrivcnlng aid, "Wither thou ghost I will go." When President Hoover gave Ills address before bankers in Cleveland recently, it is under- slcod he got lols of credit. New York Is reported projecting the search for its missing Judge to the mojn in hopes of identifying a certain Crater. What's become of the old-timer who used to refer to the cigarette as a "collm-nail"? OUT OUR WAY By Williams DOES \_OOK SCAT OF FlSHH' BOT COULD B& u\\<t_ AQOOT' IT- -TH/VT -fO VvYY3l4 AMD HE •=> GOT IvAftT OM n\e Fivj&ef? <So WAFTA WASVA AM T DIDKl'T OKI AT MOTv-teRS (SET Oddle has proposed n silver Ai\ lar hot much larger than the pr£sent, half-dollar and a new half- dollar nearer to, the size of th: size of the present quarter, wilh the present quarter left unchanged. H? believes that no one \vo'.ild object to carrying a silver dollar around any more than they mind the occasional half dollars in their pDckets. Paper dollars ar'e kept in circulation at a cost, of about 2 i>er cent a year, whcrcus.. th« loss from abrasion of silver Is almost Infinitesimal. And of course the popularizing of a silver dollar would be a great boon for the silver mines of the'far west. Some Ij)st, Some Saved The treasury says there arc 38,234,000 of the large silver dollars —sometimes called "carLwhceK 1 — outLlaiidlng. Of course these arc riot all in circulation. Some of ll'.em have' rolled down into the severs and otherwise out of circulation, ^ry ?.rc kept in banks. Others nre iddcn in old socks under boards in tics, treasured by benighted per>ns who still hold to the idea dial Iver money is much more valuable lan paper money. The treasury holds 495,000.000 Iver dollars, of which all but bout 0,000,000 are kept hi the easuiy here and the various ilnts or assay offices to cover near- t 490,000,000 silver certificates otit- anding. The 6,000,000 tilvcr dollars arc n call It anyone wants them The reasury would be glad to get them "He's your Dog exclaimed the Police Captain* "XTlJS, HE'S LOP-EARED .... I Sure. It's the right one." Police-Captain Smith frowned into his telephone. How many times, he wondered, muse he repeat these details. . Two hundred miles away at Joneslioro, an anxious owner was hanging on every word that came over the telephone wires. Hopefully, he was seeking to identify his lost dog. "What?" barked the captain irritably. "You want to sfiak to him!" , Then—understandingly—"By George) I believe you've ' hit the nail on the head. Just a moment. I'll hold him up to the telephone." What was said is known only to the man and the dog. The dog's actions, however, spoke for themselves. ' ' ' r "He's your dog, all right," exclaimed the police captain. And thus, happily, ended a two-week search. - < ' i ' If you aren't accustomed to using "long distance," you will be surprised at its speed, clarity, low cost. The best way to prove it is to try it. If you will use the attached coupon to send us the names and addresses of relatives or friends in other cities, we will send.you, without obligation, an "Out-of-Town Number Book" containing their telephone numbers and the cost of a three- minute call to each. Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. * The namti art fictitious but tbt iteij is true. We have the namti and dttaih in OUT fits. You may refer to thtm if yon wish. Tlie act aho provided for replacement of the money by purchase of American silver at n dollar an ounce. Britain bought 310,000,000 dollars, which the treasury replaced as specified, coining "cartwheels" from 1321 to 1928. Senator Odie's proposed reduction in the size of the silver dollar would correspond with the declined purchasing power of sliver. A 1930 silver dollar, lie figures, should be about 00 per" cent as large as ;he 1913 silver dollar in order to linve it represent an equivalent purchasing i»wer. In 1918 nml 1913, silver was worth more than 51 nn ounce on the open market, reaching $1.12 in the former year. But last year the price declined to 53.3 cents, which was 4.9 cents N'.ver than 1928. Earlier this year the Engineering and Mining Juurnal explained the silver situation as follows: "During the last'14 years, {he world has learned lhat subsidiary coins .are actually tokens and that, provided currency systems are maintained upon a stable gold basis, money that changes from hand to hand can be composed of paper or base metal without detriment to general conveniences or safety. As n result, not only have substitutes been brought into use, but the contents of such coins as are still minted in silver have been reduced and the supplies of Ihe silver market have been augmented by vast quantities of demonetized metal." From Mrs. Pasha ((To the editor:) I would appreciate it very much if you would correct the error you made in your paper about the Great Pasha.. The people on the carnival did not pay his fine and we don't have anything to do with them. It was absolutely wrong for you to put any such in the papei until you knew what you were talking about. I \ StxjTHWEVraRN DELL TELEPHONE COMPANT j i CITY I Pkasc send rac an "out-of-lo%vn number \ book," Rivine the telephone numbers of the 1 rccsOGE listca on the attached sheet, and I the cose of a three-minute tali: to each. , • [ Nuoe • < Addres : - 1 c-j] L J Same Blood Types Necessary to Insure Safe Transfusion By DK. MOKRIS FI.SHIIKIN Editor, Jnurnal of the American Medical Association, and of lly- Rcia, the Health Magazine Several substances have b:cn 'ound which have the ?|wcial ]»w- er of coagulating the blood, and It may be necessary to apply ihesc substances to wounds vri:ich coze severely. It is also necessary to sustain the patient who may .«how signs of shock or falling heart action due to excessive loss of blood. The physician Is acquainted wilh numerous drugs available for this purpose. The person who has losl a cood deal of blood obviously loses fluids at the same time as ,^o Irurs iikod. nnd is likely to show strong symptoms of this condition. The air.ounl of additional frnid Io be given to him must, of ccsirse. bs Judnr.-) by the physician on the basis o! his experience. After the hemorrhage ha>; c, 35 t.Vc physician is confron'.eS \\__ Ihe.problem of buildini; UK b'.ooi again to 1U original quantity ; quality, and with proteclini; \\-\f or- fans of the patient the blcort loss that has b^en susi.iincd Normal blood contains nnywhcre from 4.500,000 to 5,000.000 rod blood ceils lor each cubic centimeter, and it aUo contains approximately l: grams of- fcmoglobln or red color -•B matter, which may be taken as 00 per cent. It is customary to ex- rcss the amcunt of hemoglobin in crcentagc. One of the quickest ways of re- lacing blood that has been lost s to give a blood transfusion. In rdcr to give a blood transfusion successfully and safely, it is neces- to have blood of the same ype as dial of the individual con- :crned. Human beiugs vary in heir blood lyiies. 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