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eAGE FOUR. BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2S, 19311 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COUR1KR NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS C. R. BABCCXiK, Editor H, W. HAIHE8, Advertising Manager ' Sow National Advertising Rei>r«ent&tive»: The Thomas F. OUurk Co. Inc., New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta,- D»Uas, San Antonio, 6*n Vranclsco. Chicago, 6t. Louis. Published Ever? Attemoon Except Sunday. Entered as second class matter at the port office nt Blythevllle, Arkansas, under act of Congress October 8, 1917. esrved by tne Dnlted Press SUBSCRIPTION KATES By carrier In the city ol Dlythevllle, We per week or ?S.M per year In advance. By mail within a radius of 6t mUe», »3,00 per year tl30 for fix months, 65o for tlirDe months; oy mall In pcstal zones two to six, Inclusive, K.50 per year, in soncs eeven «d tight, |10.00 per year, payable ta Tliat is why the Indian situation is ^o surpassingly interesting. We are getting, through it,, a demonstration of the error in our scale of values. What we take for strength is not slrsnslh. In 19 ceniiii'ie.< the belief that mankind can live by the law of the jungle has received no more striking contradiction. If we watch, we shall see how it is that the meek shall inherit the earth. —Bruce Cation. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark Heritage oj the Mee^ The most interesting thing about the recent British plan for self-government in India is not the fact that it would bring India doss to dominion status, or that it would cut away the last vestige of its old imperial tradition from the British empire. II is the fact that the success or failure of the entire scheme r-sts chiefly with a half-naked little prisoner in an Indian jail. Many months of study by distinguished Englishmen preceded the drawing up of this plan. Many months of negotiation between British and Indian leaders went into its phrasing. In a certain sense, the future of the whole empire is at stake. Thq lives of a great many people hang on the outcome. But in the last analysis, it is the gentle, unassuming little man in jail who will settle the fact of the proposal. If he approves of it, it will have an excellent chance of working; .if he disapproves, it is a lost cause. The man in question, of course, is Mahatma Gandhi; and the significance of the power he holds is something which we have obstrusely ignored. It is one of the most amazing things in history, 'Measure things with any material yardstick you choose, and Gandhi is nothing. Over him is tha very real, substantial power of the world's greatest empire. The fleet thai has ruled the ocean for 300 years grips India like n st£;l list. The army that has won victories in every part of the globe •stands on guard. The wealth of the world's banker and the world's manufacturer is in reserve; and the wliola is directed by the ablest colonial administrators on earth. Against this Gandhi can offer— what? Nothing whatever. He wears a loin cloth, he has no money, he lias no army and would not use it. if he had one, and he lies under guard in prison. There could be no greater contrast between strength and wsakncss. And yet, today, we sue this personified weakness dictating terms to this massed strength. Gandhi, the powerless, will tell Britain, the mighty, what it can do in India. The steel fleet and the bronzed army and the treasure ctusts of London will weigh less, somehow, than the words of this one man. Will They "Put in Potatoes" This Year? "The land...Is dotted, not with the big self- sustaining fnrmhomes of the North, but with little weather beaten, unpainted shacks, a shelter from the sun but not fit for bitter weather." Those Inadequate homes, which Philip Kinsley thus describes In a dispatch to the Gaze-uc from western Tennessee, are the answer of one-crop cotton growing to a region which largely put Its trust In an agriculture that does not aim first ol all to make Its farm homes self-sustaining. In the courte of I hut Tennessee journey, Mr. Kinsley found many heads of needy farm families who seemed to have teen brought to an understanding of what, is basically wrong. 'I'Dey have decided, he tells us, to put In sosne iiotn- tocs this year, and plant more corn In proportion to their cotton acreage. "Then they can [ecd their children and cattle." At one place on his route Mr. Kinsley fell In with Farmer Lane, who "put in potatoes" last year. He put in cotton too, and lost money on it. But he managed to raise enough corn nijd other things to keep going through this winter. Ho could still stand, on his own feet because he had them planted In the soil of a self-sustaining farm. There are Arkansas farmers, ordinarily self- suslalnlng, who could tell Mr. Kinsley that Farmer Lnnc, getting a corn crop anil olhev tilings in 1930, was a lucky man. Tlicrc are many Instances where tlie drouth brought the plans of the most prudent to naught last year. But, 1030 was such a year us none of us may have to [ace again. Under normal weather conditions, Southern soil and climate olfer the farmer far easier opportunity to create for himself a self-sustaining home than the North offers its farmers. We have gambled with the one-crop system and it has dotted our landscape with pitiful apologies for rural homes. The experience of a year when weather conspired with worldwide market and business conditions to reduce many one-crop Southern farmers to destitution should be a mighty incentive for "putting in potatoes" hereafter. —Arkansas Gazette. I'•*&*) $ ^ & >"*!V>V\ V - .•«£>. *W /^Wify) affrfrtlrW. of an Increased amount of corn sugar in packaged goods to the extent that anywhere from flve to one hundred million bushels of corn will be required for this purpose. Physiologists and authorities iln the neld of nutrition are convinced that It is Just as healthful to eat corn sugar as to eat cane sugar. There Is no public health problem Involved. The one fact of importance Is that corn sugar Is n little less sweet than cane sugar and that one therefore will have to eat a little more of it In order to get the same amount of sweetness. CURIO SHOP 71 ! AT 7W£ EASTfiQN £O3£ j OF V£lli>WSlON6 PACK, 15 SO NAMHP BJTCMUSf' "Go easy on the high notes. He's been hearing from his wife again." GORDON'S BIRTH On Jan. 28, 1833, diaries Gordon, an English soldier, familiarly known as "Chinese Gordon" and "Gordon Pasha," was born Wcolwlch, Ihe son of an army officer. Graduating from the Royal Mil- tlary Academy ut Woolwich at (he j ••'.', ''~' age of 15, Gordon was commission-[ >'.:'{ &Wl ed a lieutenant four years later, served in the Crimean War with distinction, being wounded at Se- baslopol. Later, ho entered lh.2 Chinese service and assisted In I tuppressiii',' the Talping rebellion, whence his sobriquet of "Chinese Gordon." In 1874, Gordon took command of th.» forces V- follow Baker's African exploration .during which time lie totally suppressed the slave traffic on the Red Sea. Just 10 years later he went to WASHINGTON LETTER OFTEN, GROWING O.M AGE K> &Y A FUNGOS <=f WH.'CH A THfCK: TUFTING Or "TWIGG AT TH5 EN3S Or INTO 7H£ IC£ wo ONE KNOWS Jusr WHEN THESE V4Sr HOQ3ES OF IMSECT:? F£it AW /ViEf THglfZ- the Sudan ,ln lower Egypt, as an emissary of England, to quiet the insurgent tribes. His memorable journey tc. Khartum, with one or two attendants and the influence which his prerence exercised over the tribes of the desert, from one j of the most thrilling episodes in ' his carear- He was killed when a. trite leader captured Khartum. Coolldge's nafflliiR Statement That lie Did Not "Chusc to Him" Sbcms Like a Child's Viuzle Compared With Hie Misunderstanding Over Hoover's rroliibl- tion Stand BY IIOUNEY DUTCIIKK NKA Service Writer WASHINGTON—Calvin Ccolithje got the country all puzzled and worried over the significance of his statement In 1937 thnt lie did not "choose to run," but liis suc- CHURCH .EXCUSES Ity Gcorgf VI. TMrlllin— Microscopic-Eyed Man Found at Minot, Me. MINOT, Me., (UP)—Alvah Ma- Fcss Explains Senator Simeon Fess of Ohio, chairman of the Republican National Committee, announced in Philadelphia the same night that > Hoover "is only opposed lo t'.icj son, 25, of this village, has micros- form of revision recommended in I ccpic eyes. Everyth'ng within eight the Wlckcrsham report." Fess, ol. inches Is greatly magnified while course, is such a thoroughgoing dry everything beyond that radius is that no one could Imagine him say-1 blurred almost sufficiently to pre- ing anything like that without dl-, vent identification, reel orders from the White House.] He con distinguish phonograph Of course what had seemed to j records merely by studying tte al- It looks like we are goin» to; lived lievc five years and 1'if. have to gel up a iitlle bit early ' may not go to the icme cl'.urc next Sunday morning far we must' husband and 1 belong to, and have Junior and Sister in Sun- j jus', couldn't bear to have then! day School and Church. That's go to some other church for I suvfl one ol the things I'm particular , believe i:i ours. Well inaylis KO:!:O-| about and I told husband that r thing will happen cr :;ome of liul could not think ol having llicir ve- other members who have cars will! ligious training neglected. ' find out and come for tliem. There! You may have noticed that al- arc a >° l ° f 8° Dcl P C °P| C . j :1 ° ul | most every Sunday since they Church, or at !easl I think they! have been big enough to go are, though I'm not so well ac| had them there. We had a neigh- Quamted v.ith them. bor who was just the loveliest woman I have ever known nnd she ,,_, „ .1 n r*\ was so good to take them. After 1. Big Bertha * got to know her real well 1 felt' M r. perfectly safe in letting her take " e W Lgg cessor in the White House lias j prove the original Interpretation • most invisible circular impression's Then there's the professional punster who shunned recreation because he fell he was gelling enough play on words. Chicago police have Installed a lie detector. Those who use it are said to swear by ii. No matter what you say of the manners of prize fighters, they seem to respect each other's rights. Instead of ringing a bell, a new alarm clock plays n phonograph record. For the In/y fellow, expect, the record to play some simple lay. been making Cal look like a child I beyond any shadow of doubt was i on (he disc. He can see the pores | the report, confirmed In responsible' in his skin and the holes in news- Presidents have a way of being! quarters by responsible newspapcr-.l paper print. perfectly safe in letting her take them. One time when she was called out of town for a whole OMAHA. U]P>— An ui-^unl ,•>;•{] month our poor little dears did mil has been laid misunderstood or not understood al all. There was Mr. Wilson, who was elected a second lime with the slogan "He kept us out of war" men. that De president had influ- 1 cnccd Ihe commission to make dry ____ .......... _____ ^ ^ ^ ...... __ recommendations instead- of thej^ the oTdcVi'speci;s"or'trec"urthe wet recommendations It had plan- j wor ] ( ] u lcrc being one fipeclmen gct, lo go and they were so disap- averaged size hen cwncd by Mr! pointed for they have such a love- and Mrs J. A. Whitney, who alvl ly teacher, so I've bten told. AuJ lays "dnuble-litaders," an egg with| ! now this good woman has lost her in an egg. The African baobab is consider-1 job (down wherever she worked) Tne ogt's weigh in ai and declared wnr the month al- ned. ' j found estimated to be 5700 years tcr his inauguration. And Mr. | The story was generally .believed.: Harding, conccvnlns whose Bland, One observes thai Wickersham's i — and is going to move away. I ; cue-half ounces. just don't know what to do as£ do of the double headers i" nut. know any of our neighbors well enough to ask them, as only , ihe \\1iitncys are ar.ticiiMluis to a dozen eaE=- formal denial merely denied that a change had been made in the report "after it was signed." That: seems equivalent lo no denial tit "Time for a little Joint action," as the chiropractor said to his patient. Maybe those boys who threw eggs at Rudy Vallee in a Boston theater regarded him ns 11 ham. Another political fist fight has happened In Poland. They may be Poles apart politically, but physically they're anything else. but. on the League of Nations no one could ever set n clear iilca. No one can be quite sure yet whether Ccol- ictgc really meant thai he didn't want another term. And now here'a Mi- Hoover with prohibition. No president In history, it seems safe to say. was ever so completely and unanimously misunderstood as was Mr. Hoover when lie commented to Congress on ihe Wickersham report. Everybody Was Wrong Every correspondent in \Vasliing- ic.n niul t!ic entire prcs? of the . ountrv along with at less', every-, lief widely held n fev, months ago ic c'lsc who was heard Iroin.jthat Hoover would Jiave a hard! cached the immediate conclusion 1 ml Mr. Hoover had gone bone dry ud committed himself to pronrvii- on of ths ISth amendment. Those oil. Dut the main point is that Mr. • Hoover and his friends want it un- 1 derslood that he still has nn "open . mind." I ncmocrals Sure to Bel Wet | And so we must simply start. speculating all river ngain. It still seems that the Democratic party is bound to have a wet candidate nnd a wet platform in 1032 and the be- I ! NOW WE ARE Beer Flat Is Padlocked.—Headline. Here's n chance lo diajig some of that crepe we see advertised. he president would take some posl- lo'n on the important prohibition ssue, incliulins some of his closest OUT OUR WAY By Williams , DOCTOR WATSOVI.—FIFVST vou swoon 1 -fo BED EARL V /—vjt-W ? To GiET OOTA W/VbUlKl'. tM-TWOARKNGGS.V -frV LVGiWV—UVJDRE'SSGD —MftOE A BED FCR -fi-V DCCr VMViU VOOf? UMOERNMEPW—i/JMY? - SO -rt-lEV'O Be \WARM iMTv-V MORU1N', GOT VMTD .BED— PULLED TW COMERS CNGR VOOR \Mi-M ? so i WOULDN'T SEE. voo •WASv\\M , \F I UP.PPEMD T'V-OOK IM • LAID OW VOuR 6AO< AvM\LH~-LA'D OM VOOR LEFT SIDE. cvs VOUR RIGHT SIDE.. - . /\ ho had fell Uiau sooner or laler Belling himself renominated by his own party Is not as strong s it was. One .question now whether someone can raised think some kind of n revision of the 13th amendment which will attract Hoover's support or whether Hoover 55UL, liii:iuuiiin •ivLi'*. ••- ••— -- t-i — ... ournallstic friends, exclaimed "All won't think up something humeli. n=l i.. otherwise, one assumes lhal Hie Well there Is some question president's "open minded" stains Well, there vhether we were nil (v.stiued in being so sure about 11. bill we were n lov a splendid demons'.ration of low many folks c;m all be wrong about the some thins at the same imc. On Ihe very nexl day. m-.c of Ihc While House secretaries railed the will remain unchanged. Fess is quoted as expressing assurance lhat Hoover wouldn't op-1 l»se a form of revision which! .didn't place the responsibility "of i decision nn Congress. Well, the f Constitution says that two-lhirds. of Ihc flates can make Congress: call n ccnvrntioii for the purpose, .of proposin? amendments. Such, misunderstood. Mr. Hoover, the . amendments would have to be I secretary declares, really hart mil lalified by three-fourths of thej 'open mind." He had only mean'.! states. If Fess is correct, it would | thai he was opposed u> U:c form | seem as if Hoover might sooner or; of revision of the 13lh amendment ] inter favor revision through inilia- ; suggested by (he Wlckeisham com- j live of the stales. But let's not go | mission. i misinterpreting anyone. ; newspaper boys in informe:! ihctn that the president had been Corn and Cane Sugar Equal i In Hcallh Value Say Experts 1 . BY 1)U. MOKK1S MS11BF.IX | When such ingredients are Kditor. Journal of llir American i especially declared on Ihc- label.: AsrwcLilimi. :-iul of I it is Inkcti fov printed that they nyficia. the Hralth SI^giTinc arc probably n:n as healthlul ^ F?w people rrah.-r ;;d»y ;iw ! . other ingredients which need not; there is mo:v than on: kind of i bo declared oA ;h>- bbel.'The re-. f-ignr Ar'.iially tl'.crc .ire many suit of this aci : ,Dii :i:>s been to 1 sub.t3iiccs «hicli csn b. used to dijcriniinalc neainv. coin in. 'sweeten fo'd? favor of beet and c.ine Migar. i i Among il-.'e common Mibstanco'J Twe-nty-nvc >e-.n> ago corn su- 'ni v can"- fi^ar hciv-v syrups ol j gar uas no; to its present. I isrioiK Viiids in:ri V'-,- "chemical! state. Tcxiay ii is liilliciilt for. Herc'clnv tlw art-• nnymx 1 but nn es;:rit to U'.l Ihe Ic-n df the" lvx\ and rtrujs! dilfcrencc between csne sugar and 'IT: l-ii inic^ '.ha; s-Aeolenlnj c!' cnrn siiaar. Ihfvclorr. the pc,v- 1 picka-cd pjocls v.hvi brought, <imn:n( lias, ruled tliat it is no ai-o-U°l-v aiiy nl'iicr Mil-.,unco than! iongcr iicct.-f.-aiy to hulkalc r.i; tar" st-1-.c' fhtulri b,- Indicated'the laU-1 of canned scoels vliicli on ti'.c- i.ibtl cf these tw,> s.^iivs Is ur-.ed fov i Tl-.r \r!sl linijcrity ci people are swcc'.ciiins. ! ur.foituKairiy (-xcrc;ii:'..;ly care- Cera siii!,\r is cheap:-.- thai-, "p abo'i; v.-'-ii; th'-y '-at. They', cane sugar a package c: • Va'ic for aviintcd' '.: : i:.; anytliliiB' car.ncd goo:ls ii-.:i:ip with com s-.:gnr 'ic'-l Hi OT"' •> ro ->••-.'d agency' rhouid be chc.Tisr eventually Ihan ils'a soiuid pruduci". it "is doubtful; the saaiu maiei-iai swcct; wi:h if one in every hundred women ranc sugar, ever locks at "the htcl on the Tt is fie ts'.icl of the. secretary Katherine and Bill—what i'un it is to know them! They seem to get so much out of living. You met them just alittle over a year ago — the week before they were married. Ten days later it gave you a pleasant glow of anticipation to receive the trim card telling you when they'd be "at home." And today you got another card, headed "Now we are three!" Bill's signature comes first, then Katherine's, and then—the guided, chubby scrawl of the newcomer, Jeremy. You Happen to know that although he is in line for an important promotion, Bill's present salary isn't large. Most other young couples would consider themselves "up against it" if they had to manage on so little. Yet Katherine and Bill maintain a standard of living that is the admiration of all their friends. You know how they do it, for Katherine has told you. They budget all expenditures. And when they decide a purchase is to be made, whether it is a new shade for the reading lamp, or a suit for Bill, or shoes for Katherine, they study the advertisements until they find just what they want tor the price they can pay. Careful, budgeted buying of consistently advertised merchandise enables them to get the most out of their dollars. It's a wise baby that picks parents like these. Take advantage of Ihe adverliw.nailK in iiwi /; They arc your guide to profitable-buying & J ! pac'^t J can or totlle of food to'of the Donnrf.r.ent of Asrirullui: »[^ijj \' v :. (la , |, 1( , rc{ i lems i; coiualni. that his .-u' will cn'.ise Die use

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