The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 13, 1930 · Page 4
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BLYTHEV1LLB, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE fcLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ; THM COURIKR NEWS CO, PUBLISHERS .' - : "•. '; ,O. B. BABCOCK, Editor ;: H. W. HAINBB, Advertising Manager ^Solt National Advertising Representative*: . Tbe Thomas F. Clark Co. Inc., New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, Saa Autonlo, Sail Frwdsco, Chicago, St. LouU, Published Every Alttraoon Except Sunday. 'Entered as second class matter at the post office at Blylhevllle, Arkansas, under act ol Congress October 9, 1917. Served by the United I'ress I SUBSCRIPTION RATES By • carrier In the city of BVythcville, 15o per wctk or »8.50 per year In advance. .,By mall within a radius of 50 miles, $3.00 per year; J1.50 for six months, 85c for llirce months; tjy.:rhaU in postal zones tvc,o to six, inclusive, $6.50 put year, In zones seven *ii eight, $10.00 per year, payablo In c-1rir.ce. MONDAY, OCTOBER 1930 serve. With that in mind it is our hope that our local.fair will oblain Ihu means for further growth and further service to Mississippi county. We cannot do much to insure tha success of Ihe state exposition, but we can provide a county fair or a regional fair that will do more for us than a fair at Little Hock can svcr do, :.. ;Fa/rs, Slate and Local '•. The annual Arkansas sUte fail 1 'comov lo a closu Satimlny. TolM iU- "tciKlance 'WHS 87,130- not, a i;real ik'iil Ipiore than double the nttcixlauce at the Mississippi county fair here the \ve;k before, and the Little Hock men who are the financial backers of Ihc stale exposition are out of pocket and uul of humor. \ Tlu- state fair, says Roy L. Thompson, chairman .of the finance committee, 'must be abandoned as an annual institution unless .'it.'receives greater support from the.state at large. Residents 'of Mississippi- •county, in . common, W-D presume, with people in all 'parts' of the state, would regret to see ;tho state fair-abandoned. They recognize in it a valuable institution for the advancement of agriculture and industry of the slate, and for bringing together citizens of the widely separated communities that make up the commonwealth. But if Jhc stale fai,r is dependent in • any large measure 'upon ^the support of 'this and other parts of Arkansas 200 miles or more from Little Hock, its future'is not bright. : Not many of us have the lime or the money which a trip to Little Rock involves, and those of us-who might afford the trip arc not likely to make, a state exposition, .in Which w& have little direct persona! interest, its occasion. , - .-: The experience of slate fairs all ovey; the countvy is one of financial failure .where they are able to draw upon .large populations in their immediate , vicinity. If Little Rock and central Ar- r Kansas cannot support the Arkansas •fairj ib is not going to thrive on what •patronage it may attract from Blythe- vill?, Rogers, Texarkana or Dermotl. Our own greatest needs along this -line are served by onr own county fair, 'which in this year of disappointment for the slate fair-enjoyed the'greatest 'slice:sa of its history from the stand•point bolh of attendance and exhibits. We look for continued growth of this and other county and regional fairs, not necessarily at the 'expense of Ihc -slate fair, but because of tlisir accessibility and their strong personal appeal to the people in the territories they OUT OUR WAY An "Odd Jobs" Campaign There are two ways of nu'eting any sort of misfortune. One is to sit down and call on the world to witness that you are being foully IreateU The other is to roii up yum slceyoe and go out and do something lo niaka things better. As far as the present economic depression goes, Ihe lirsl melhud seems- to be more popular wilb most of us. We read and hear of men who are close to starvation because they can't get work, and wo shako our heads and feel very sorry for them—and let it go at thai. There are exceptions, however. In Racine, Wis., the cili/.uis decided lo adopt the second course; and they have, 'gone to work so effectively Ihat their action deserves lo be broadcast over Ihc nation so thai oilier cities can copy it. An intelligent columnist named Tex Reynolds, who writes for the Racine Times-Call, got the idea that a) bit of a job, no matter how paltry, noes a job- Joss man a lot more good than'a. lot of public wailing. With the aid of his paper, he launched what you might call an Odd Job Campaign, urging everyone in Racine who possibly could lo fiiul, or invent, som? sort ot odd job that some unemployed workman could fill. Business and civic leaders fell in line enthusiastically. .The unemployed men were enrolled so Unit people could sec just how many nicii needed work. Citizens who had regular jobs looked around for chances lo hire men. Some . engaged men to clean their furnaces. Others found they could pay a couple of dollars to have, ashes hauled away and rubbish removed. Others found other small jobs. All in all,. a' good many men wcrjj given work that they •luodud very badly, and a good -many Mat pocketbooks got ;a little much-. needed stuffing.: Now tha important thing about all of this is Ihat it is the sort of measure that any city or town can lake. It is adapted lo the biggest city in the coun- Iry and lo the smallest. It does not lued a lot of wealthy people lo make it a success.. The man of modest means can take an important part in it. Some.of the jobs obtained in Ihis manner prove permanent. Most of them last only a day or a week. But in either casri they are extremely valuable lo the men who get them. A live-dollar bill looks pretty big to a man who hasn't worked since May. And it's a lol betler for him to get it by. earning it than by having some charitable organization hand it lo him. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark "My dear, Europe is simply ruined for the tourist. Nearly all the movies are in foreign languages!" TIIK WHITE IIOIISM On Oct. 13, 1792, t!u cor- acrstono cf the White House, cilicial residence of the president of the Urltcd States, In Washing-1 ton, was laid-. ; 'Hie mansion was first occupied by President and Mrs. Adams In I !EOO. The first mistress has put', on record the amount, of discom-l«* fort she experienced during the! 5lt>',\o winter of her stli.y in | Washington. Congress had ap-' prepriated $25,000 for furnishing f the White House, but Mrs.;! Adams, reverthel&ss, had lots to complain about. No system of I 1 ) V:'.is provided; there was neither lire vvocd no r persons to '• cut H In the surrounding forest,; and ris the fireplaces were without | grater, it was impossible to use : ccal. i Notwithstanding all this, Mrs. Adams wrote, "It is a beautiful, rpct, capable of every Improve-' ment, and the more I view it the more I am delighted with It." | The building was burned by tlie DritUli in 1814 and rebuilt In 1818. In 1003 the pressure of rpace was relieved by (he erection of executive otTices in lhc grounds connected with tlie main building. The building today is a two-story white freestone edifice. It contains t!iu private apartments of the president on Ihe second floor and tlie reception rcouis on the firi.t flcor. i Amons the latter are the fa-1 moils East noc.ni, ity.ed for public reception, and the Blue Room, used for diplomatic and social functions. ' i WASHINGTON LETTER nv RODNEY miTCHER j Japan, \fcser indicates, is b?com- NEA Service Writer ! ini: Americanized WASHINGTON—In the first six "Every street and business sign months of this year, Japan export-1 in Yokaliama is in English and cd cotton goods amounting to four I Japanese." he reports. "Traffic of- limcs Ilio total of cotton textile ex-.] fleers at crossings direct traffic with ports from the United Slates.. ' i an efficiency emial to that of most To soirj extent that fact can be ' American cities, translated into: unemployment, "With certain exceptions, the wage -.cuts and consequent labor : Japanese-owned business buildings - •- - t nc . are of steel-reinforced concrete, the Illinois Coal Output Is Increased 22,000 SHOOTS WATEC AT R.YING INSECT'S AND THEM '"AM INCHNSE CEOAfZ* TREE, 50 FEET HIGH, fQpOIA NAT7-. fORSST, C/1930 BY HEA SERVICE. tHC th c :ferci8nerE' one-story shacks of lath j anil plaster. Foreign firms, I was ! (old. were assured that their day i.Liiiio,! v,«i- :V ' as ovcr ' tnilt t ' !e [u ' ure belonged "'china* ami : lo " 1C J n P allcse - Hence they were mn\cf their i miwlllln S to raakc ^argc Inve'st- lroubl?s and continuance of long-slanding depression in American lextilc Industry. - Onc3 ui>on a time, the Orient war the big customer for American cot: Ion goads, But Japan. India finally began to uumr; mtu . , •.-,,. own cloth in their own mills and • m . c ! lt . s f ° r W-nnaa.ncy ,„ a land in the British industry was hard bill *,".'? thelr busl " ess lcnurc was along with our own. Soon Japan,;' cr ' nt least, is likely to be competing , " ! nollcec :nat everyone sixikc with American cotton goods ex-. I English. Every child in the conn- prrts outside ol Asia and even iii' ll 'V Inust n'tcntl school school to South America. I tl: '- »BC of '* and every school, American and Kuroroan mills will ' cvm Ji" !"' col " Ury districts, leach- ruiil competition in the Far East i cs . E " 8t : s "' From both Japanese even keener than it already is, ac, ™" C P™' iu "? ,' T hcal : d tllat thc ' use ot English is growing so rapidly th.it it is only SPRINGFIELD, III., (UP)— Prod- | ship in the college Washington M- uction of bituminous coal in llli- ] erary. Society 70 years ago. nois Increased 22,000 tons during! Attention was called to tha 'old the week ending September 13, as letter now. displayed in the school compared with the week previous, ; library, as the college entered its ' according to the coal report of the United States Department of Commerce. During the wjck ending Scptem- her 13, Illinois mines produced 287,- • Washington 000 tons against 255.000 tons for , Society of '' 5 'h anniversary jear. Lincoln's letter reads, "Springfield, 111., June 4, 1860. Chas. E. Troutman, Esq. Dear Sir:— The Agricultural' Literary the Farmers' High the country as a whole during that accept my thanks for the honor week Increased more than 1,000.000 i done me in electing me an honor- tons. Total figures showed a pro-1 ar >' member of the same.- Very duction of 9.145,000 tons against respectfully, A. Lincoln." 8,088.000 tons for thc preceding week. College Displays Lincoln Cattle Rustling Worse Than In Wild West Days Letter on Anniversary SUM BUTTED, s. D. <u _ 1 tie rustling in the Slim MOTHERS oF Mice. sP\DER& AM' BUGS ~ AM CVROSNED UP GOT TH' HABiT &0 V<iuU PEOPX.E cording to Charles K. Moser, chief of the Fur East Division of tlic Commerce Department's Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce. Moser, a veteran of the consular service in the Orient, was borrowed by the Popperell Company of New England to make a survey o( export possibilities and has returned with ft glowing picture ot Japan's Industrial progress but a dismal picture of these possibilities. Tlio only remedial suggestion lie has to offer t for establishment of t American cotton mills in India and' China with trained personnel, using local cheap labor. "Progrcs.l is the keynote of all Japanese effort nt this time and nowhere Is it in evidence more clearly than in the cotton textile Industry." he says. "Japan's big Industrialists have ssnl their younj. men all over the world for training. They return not only with ,i wide technical training, but with a knowledge of the language of industrial nations also." D. (OP) -Cat- Suites STATE COLLEGE Pa (UP)— i country is worse today than it was "Very respectfully, A. Lincoln," was' "> tlie ° lu wikl West d *? s ' Abe thc way thc President of tho Unit-1 Jcncs . pioneer rancher, declares, cd States, who made tlie Fcnnsyl-1 "In thc old days \Vc usccT'to lose ania State College and o:her land | an occasional cow "or half.a.Htojcrr rant cclle£i2s possible, signed a calves to rustlers,' but the-modern Her. accepting honorary member- rustler are much worse. Using a question of years until lly> population, especially in the cities, will be practically bilingual. "In Tokyo, a city of two million people, nearly all the men wear foreign-style clothing when cngag.2:l in their normal business pursuits. "Tile bicycle might almost be called Japan's national vehicle. There are more than 2,000,000 in u;e and since few women use them It moans that about one in five of the active male population has one. It cojis consiclcrnbly more now to travel in a riktslm than in a taxi out! the only rikisha men left are old men, middle-aged and past, who linvo never learned to tio anythina else. "Th:; great caitluiuake brought revolutionary change in Japan's, development. H turned its back overnight upon that Oriental civil j iznticn cf winch it, was a part, and • m a material sense at Ic.isl. ha set its face over since toward be coming a western nation." trucks, they can carry away many calves at a time and be hundreds of miles away before we miss them." Jones said. Jones has been in the Slim Buttes country since 1885 when he took up a claim after coming west to. prospect for go!d 1n the Black Hills.. Swiss to Celebrate Opening of Tunnel GENEVA, (UP) Next year Swit : zerla'nd will celebrate lhc 25th anniversary of the opening of the famous Simp!"n tunnel. TIM tun- •nei route underlies the one which Napoleon took over the Alps on his march infc Italy, A bronze tablet will be unveiled at tlie entrance of the tunnel commemorating tlic event. Glass is transparent., because Us molecular sructurc is such that- it permits'the light rays to.i-.pass through without regular defusion of the light. Physical Defects May Cause Infants to Bang Their Heads Physical Defects Mi fnnls (o Ifcuic Tl BY I)K. MOKKLS Eilitur, Journal of Hi M.cdiral Assoui.itloiL Hyfci.i. the Ifraltli Not infrequently nn American anil of T * CC " slcppcd i:ie In two ca thc children ol Ene nas^ due lo chronic cold or Irritation from nn erupting tootli Tn fin the,- consideration of Ihe iiibjccl, Dr. Hfiix Sclir.m e' asarmc ! the view that there may be normal and healtHy younTS. ""Kul""" <iistllrbailccs rr infnnt when first put to lj-d • ycar-old cl 1 will beat his head against the i his l ; rs firei r- >• p'.llov,' cr sides of the crib ^o! h c h;,,i H i .--,,'^Uf ,1° f hard thU acuia, bruises w,U „„.: ^*"* «*ti*« «„}£$* « I nose. When Ihcsc conditions were prcvcnt.-cl. tl, c child promptly lip biting. es of head banging were made to slcc» soundly fcr seven nights in a rov, by Iho use of propor sedative cnijs; tliry were then taken home ro;n thc hospital and a similar ucat:r.ciu was continued for Uu mere w;cks. During ih.it time (he Wad rollni;; stc-ppjrt and ihcrc alter ci:d not i-cturn. Or. Charles G. Kerley Ilioush t-iat in tonic Instances he.id roll Dr. Alfred Hand. <li«nis-sing tlie ! dlLT , d '^ l ° lhc Iacl lhat c " n subject before Die Amcrirau Pi-di-i ",',,, T?" c<l to 5|CC|) ln atiic Society, feels convinced tl-af i',., ,..', ", ICI: ' M rockll >K ^ ] wlr '•-'i.a.iii i-m , v]lcn )lut lo s]cc p jn |ho and Cfr-i occui-s, j hould be . and if Its physi- i-ondiiisn is brought to par' the exciting cause removed. nir- " " ^"'"I'lom will disappear, .ire' lly pear on lhc side of (he head. In ot'.ic r cases, the child when put to bed will roll the head violently frcm side lo side, so severely ?D lo dcvclcp a bald ij-.ot on tlie brick cf the heart. On many occasions, tpecialhts in diseases of the children have considered the cause of this plie- inomcncm. but apparently iwvc been unable lo find any definite basis for It. It Iws been accredited to rickets, painful leellilhg. bad nutrition. Irritation or the bowels, infection in lhc car, a:id more recently to adenoids. l>:a most constant source of i-i- ~ K i , tntion is obstruction to brrathmgl , llc ,, „' ""v^ ! " r<X ^ caused by adenoids, which i« cs-' ,<n, , d tht;ms[ ' Ivt ' s - peclally severe when the head is V ' ' ' ! v ,"'' tl "' ! s^nptom o l cu . i '"- child s habils should Under these circumsUnrr, nr'al sccretioi\s tend lo ac. late and the child makes movmculs to try lo fr,-e ih passages. When the adenoid u moved the symotoms i: ;ho i ! ™ 1 " 1 c 'fefully ii,e '.,„ " ' " 1C N. E.-W...S. The earliest newspaper always printed a sign at the top of the first page of every issue depicting the points of the compass. The letter N, for North was placed at the top. Below it appeared a "plus" sign. At the right, E, for East. At the left, W, for West, while below the letter S indicated South. Later, the "plus" sign was dropped and the letters "N.E.W.S." appeared, implying that the information printed came from the four corners of the globe. And so we got the word "News," meaning the very latest information on any subject. • The advertising columns are "News" as much as the editorial columns. Advertising is packed with news. News of the latest styles, of a new food, of an improved household utensil, of a powerful and low-priced automobile, of trips to Europe and all ports of the world —and so on. Advertising has become "news," and people depend on advertisements for accurate information about things they \vish ; to know. Reading advertising is a useful and profitable habit. It saves time, by telling you where desired articles may be purchased. It saves money because advertised merchandise is more dependable as to quality and durability than non-advertised wares. And, advertising is accurate. You can trust the "news" that you read in advertisements. Read them as you do the editorial columns. Advertising is "news" of the latest and best in merchandise . .. keep noslcd by'-reading the advertising columns daily uiv- Sillce thc blrlh 0( lhc auto '"• I up. although the rolln-..; -. : \j , duslry cbout fiio different makes of banging of the head may c::.- : n- i F-is:eiiger cats have bC3n built in I. ue If thtre Is chronic cor.jci-.-. 0 n America and placed en the market,'

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