The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 5, 1931 · Page 4
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MGE POUR BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1! THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THK COURIER NEW8 CO., PUBLISHERS C. R. BABCOCK. Editor R. W, HAWKS, Advertising Manager Sole N»tlonal Advertising The Tfcojnas P. Clark Co. Inc., New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, Sun Antonio, Ban ?r*ncisco. Chicago, St. Louis. Published Every AJttrnoon except Sunday. Entered u second cuss matter at the post oBlce at Blylhevllle, Arkansas, under act oJ Congress October 9, 1911. Berved by tli« United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATK8 By carrier In the city of Bly'hovllte, lie. per weft or W.50 per year In advance. By mall within a radius of K miles, $3.00 per year, (1.60 tor six months, 85c lor three montru; uy mall In pcstal zones two to sis, inclusive, S6.50 per year, It xones seven nd eight, $10.00 per year, payable In s<j7»ac*. Why Money Is Needed Chairman John Barton Payne's statement that close to a million Americans will be receiving aid from the Kert Gross in another fortnight emphasizes the importance of speedy public contribution to the organization's relief fund. The $10,000,000 which the Red Cro.-s is asking looks like a good ihal of money.- But when you analyze tlie situation in the light of Mr. Payne's statement it is obvious that it must be the bare minimum with which the Red Cross can function. If a million people are to be helped, that fund will only provide ?10 for each of them; and no matter how carefully you handle it, you can't buy a whole winter's supply of fuel, groceries and warm clothing for $10. Mr. Payne's statement should b= all that is needed to make the nation over-subscribe its quota in record time. new burdens on the county treasury or upon the taxpayers of the county. Jt is usually easy to get .signatures to a petition. We strongly doubt, however, if any petition in behalf of further entrenching the fee system in this county will'cany the names of a representative ITOPS section of the citixen- ship of this community. Those who recognize the- evils of the fee system, who know ll;u need of conserving public money for public u?c, should make themselves heard in order that the state legislature may not be misled in regard to the desires of the people of Mississippi county on this important issue. I SIDE GLANCES By George Clark This Rating Bill Concerns All Arkansas A Bacfyword Move The.Courier News has been advised that a petition is being circulated asking- for repeal of the Imv under which the county mid circuit court clerks of Mississippi county receive fixed salaries rather than the Ices of their offices. •The taxpayers and citizens of Mississippi county should make vigorous protest Hyainst any such backward move. It is true that'it appears unfair to limit the compensation)of-. cer- • •_ eiW- _-_;r *^- • - - * -f- • ' • • v tain county officers while others, the treasurer and sheriff and collector, rc- ceive all of the fees and commissions of their offices, but the remedy for any such inequality -should be sought through a fair and reasonable salary law for all officers, not through surrendering any of the gains made in the past. The salaries fixed by the present, law are adequate to ;iltracl candidates competent to handle thq work of the offices. That has been true since the salary law was enacted, and it is particularly true at this time. If it should ever fail In he true, in the future the remedy i~ to increase the salaries to \ meet conditions. Certainly now, of all times', is the wrong time lo place any The race ivack sanibllng bill, which has asiiln appealed in tl:c Ic-jis'.nturc, Is in reality mc-cnl lor Gnilaml and CrUtenden counties. And so we are told llial Hie r.'st ul the slnte would not objcci. Tlie tKorilc us a whole must uncompromisingly object It they \\ouM save Ihe pride and stlf-- respect bT tlir stale and if they would save Arkansas fioai a vmdlllon trial mny be comprised to u dtiinu'thc and degenerative physical affliction thai seiirs tipim a human body. Why should Arkansas be asked to i>cniilt race track gambling acrcss ihe river from Memphis for Ihc patronage of Memphis crowds? The Tenni's-'.eo legislature Is hi session. Why dcn't the race irnck gambling Interests gel a bill passed to permit racing In Memphis? Why should Arkansas be looked on as a Mate that lacks the moral liter t'.ial Tennessee possesses? The Mississippi boundary lies close to Mcniplili. Why don'i these interests ask the Mississippi legislature to prnnll race track gambling? Nor can Hot Springs have racing \vlthuul involving the public life and Ihc moral character of the- whole stale. Once let race track interests tel established in Arkansas umior Ihe tmlliovlty of law and u powerful and sinister force would for Ihc future play a large part in our politics find our government-. These interests would exert their Influence in every race for governor. They v.ould always throw their support to llielr chosen man. No mallei how- high (he character of n candidate for governor. no matter how sincerely consecrated he might be to the good of Ihe slate, no mailer how earnestly committed to give Arkansas certain definite, benefits in education or taxation or nuy" oilier field, lie would be ruthlessly sacri- flcM by the race I rack Interests if he refused to bind himself to leave thrm undisturbed. And race track interests nre notoriously as selfish as Ihey tire unscrupulous. •>Not only would race track gambling have n large part in every race tor governor. Iwl tlie Sfunc power would -be felt In every legislature. Thnt- power would be exerted for or n^ahisl other legislation with the single scinsh purpose of saving race track gambling — at any cost lo the best Interests of the slate. And afier we had Invited race tracks to Arkansas we should have the gunman and the racketeer. In the train of race (racks would come the Inevitable camp followers. Irregulars and Guerrillas. Shall we open Hie gates and let Ihem in? —Arkansas Gazelle. ly popular at tl-u present time. It has had extensive usu by workers In the Rockefeller Foundation who have treated thousands of eases wilhoul any 111 effects | Once- the patient with hook-1 worm disease Is freed of the worms, he hc-glnst to recover rap- Idly from his anemia, provided he 1 Is given gcod food with bloid building values. The diet should be one similar to that taken for anemia, Including plenty of leafy green vegetables, liver, milk and similar substances. Tte physician can prescribe iron In a form suitable to the patient, which will aid rapidly in building the red color- Ing matter of the blood. BE SURE YOU'RE RIGHT- OAt* •"It's going to be so much easier, now 1 that the judge has Kiven me the care of ihc children." PIKE'S BIRTH On Feb. 5, 1779, Zcbuion Pike, an American soldier and explorer after whom Pike's Peak is named, was born lu Lamberton, N. J.. the son of an army officer. At, the ago of 15 he was n cadet In his father's regiment find was made a first lieutenant six years i later. On Aug. 9, 1805, he slarted j from St. Louis 0:1 an expedition to reach the source of the Mississippi and was successful, returning a year later. He then immediately began t::e exploration of tlie Arkansas river, which he ascended to Pueblo, Colo. After discovering Pike's Peak, he visited the site of the present town of Leadville. He was promoted to the rank of major in 1808, colonel In 1812, and brigadier general In 1813. He died ol wounds received in the expedition in Canada. WASHINGTON LETTER BY R01INKV DTJTCHI.lt and gave it the privilege of using NTA Surm'e Writer j Uie previous unexpended balance WASHINGTON — There will be j Most cf the research experts, en-1 more reports fruin Ihe Wlctasham gaged on all the various subjects! of study wliile Congress and the te >a»£ ijg foot, escorted, ly statesmen aid. aj people esiuHg kwe ili&ai'Jtey.TkeposnJOii commisslcn. Now thai the eieal prohibition report is out of Us sys- country displayed interest oply in lem anything else may serin .inli- the prohibition report, have'serv- climalic, but In a month or so Ilie cd wilhoul compensation hut with commission expects to begin issu- expcnscs paid. They have now in? from time lo time a series of done tlie bulk of. their work and no reports on 10 other phases of law one seems to believe that the Jlte ~ ' ' ' ' of the commission will be extended, although some.of ifs members believe more time -for study of. im- problehis'.could well be enforcement and observance which It selected for study. The 11 sublets selected, each of which v.-as assigned to a subcommittee, were: The Causes of Crime. Stnlislirs of Crime and Criminal Justice. Police- Prosecution. Courts. Penal Institutions, Probation and i'arolc. Prohibition. Juvenile Delinquency. Ciimlntil Jusllc; and the Foreign Rorn.. Lawlessness by Law Enforcing Officers. Cost of Ciime. Twenty-live Expsrls nl Work Hep?rts on statistics and prosc- I cutlons, understood to luivc bc.?n | finished, probably will lie Ihe next portant used. Interest Is Keen Some of the reports will be awaited with a great deal of interest, even though the edge of popular excitement has pretty, well been taken off with the prohibition report, because they "Wllf have a bearing on such paramount is si-?s of Hie period as .unemploy- incnt and—prohibition. For instance, the subcommittee on causes of crime, consisting of Pound Lighting Calculator Aids Rainiall SMy LAWRENCE. Kan., (UP)—A rapid calculating machine, especially (^signed for computation of as- trnnomieal calculations, has teen purchased by the University of Kansas- The device is one of GO iow in use. The' calculator, used chiefly for multiplying, will aid Prof. Dinsmore Alter complete computations of rainfall data from the British Jjles, by which he hopes to perfect his method of forecasting rainfall trends over long periods of time. The ' calculator requires only three seconds to perform its operations. It will multiply from one O iwi mf htA sotvicc. CHURCH EXCUSES -mlly firorge W. Well, that new preacher and ihe two board members almost fell down on their scheme lo add four other members to (he Board, so way, and I can't see but what ev, • erythlng is. good enough. Of course, the house and everything is bound to run down some you can see I'm still holding ihe in fifteen years Then some of Uie. svhip hand and they must do as i members die, and some move T say for a lime at leasl. They away. These are two elements that time to 999,959 times 999.999. got three that ngreed to serve but as luck would have it they lost their jobs and had to leave town, so I told my son-in-law and hired man that we would still run it and they agreed with me. It doesn't look right, and it is not right, to try and take matters out of my hands. You tat? a man of my experience in running a Church and put a lot of greenhorns in and I you arc bound to make n mess of - • • • • preacher, if I Among the strange, v.-ills aknow, , rat he was gong to I come in ar.d disrupt everything I stored i surely would have been set against even I can't control. I began to gel suspicious of my hired man. He had lliis Preacher at his house for dinner. Then a day or so later he brought up Ihe Church subject and while lie did . not say much, he did say that our . membership and attendance had': fallen off a lot sine,' he had been on the Board. I just told him that he should pay attenlicn to his work, and I would look after the affairs of the Church. to fue that man. 1 may have , away in Somerset House. London, ! his coming here. I Ihink the fel- United States government chirm-; 11 ists have developed a poisonous^' is rro carved by a soldier qn both low means alright but he Just don't! plant to prevent HIP growth sides of an identity disc. It contains 3000 words and can only be read through a miscroscopc. 1 IJIUIll know. He should put in his time ships' hulls o: barnacles, which are preaching, and let me run things, estimated to cau Fcr fifteen years it has bn;n that' of $75,030,000. ones published. The chairman of I Commissioners Anderson Pour the subcommittee on statistics is! "'«> A "a Comstock, selected Mil > I .1 Roscce Pound c( Harvard A horse ill California swallowed a 5300 diamond recently. II should now be worth its talt.' Snappy orange berets are forecast for men's spring wear. Tlie stylists are assuming, of course, that In tho spring a young man's fancy. c Dean and tl:.3 chairman of Ihe one on - m-osecntlin is Monte M. Lemann j effect of unemployment and hous- . of Mew Orleans. | ">S conditions to the volume ot Between 25 and 30 experts and-crime. Miss vai: Xloick, an oiit- consnltanls have been more or landing authority on regularity of he's actively engaged on (he vavi-j employment, completed her re- cus surveys and report?. The com- 1*" s>omc time tgo am it is said mission presumably will officially,'o contain facts ami. figures de- IBSS out of existence at Ihe end of i monstrating definite.. , connection I this fiscal vcar on June 30th and j between crime increase and the ' by that time it expects to haw all! evils of unemployment, and hous- ils rtpuus completed except those j >»B congestion. i on couits and juvenile dcllnrnicn-1 "'ill Cue Power Abuses , lev The fact that the commission 1 Prohibit!™.seems likely to creep] i had autlnrir.Hl a national study | into a majority of the reports yet 1 ot law administration in federal to come. Judging from the proln- ' c-Mir:-, through 12 university law, b::icn report, it would seem r;as- Mary van Klecck of tlie Rusmll Sage Foundation to invcsligate the Cliarlic Chaplin is to act pantomime In his new sound picture. In the opinion, o! course, thai actions speak louder than words. l>v Dr. Fislitoin nn ease.) OUT OUR WAY By Williams Bin UkiCLE (US A ' OF -ffle GOUT iii His LEF-T LIKEWISE,MV •RldH-f FoorT IS IKi PAlkl VRoM ARCH-CRAMP, ALWAV5 BoTnER DAVS . -CRAMP US A FOOT AlUMEM-r, ACQUIRED i^J CUPSJA PAVS BRASS RAfLS BEFORE "THE BAT? - Aiv<o5 -*• iiS A 5Ki-rflLL OVVER IM BACK OF M c SADDLE S we 1 Re SKIS MAPE OUT oF BARREL 5-fAV/es, LIKE oueR SMoiAi US tfoul -To SAI3> VOL) PIP iH" ALPS At the first of 5 the year (he com-I deploring lawless acts by prohibi- ivKsion still had about 8200,000 of' lion officers when it produced the the $300050 appropriate:! by Con- prohibition report, but llv: infer- B re<s for »3 work anil expected to cnre was that it Ml there had "d most of that balance in the, b«n a recent improvemenl in that ,. ing six months. 'Ihe 11 mein-j respect. Abuses of power by the Cs were nppointen in May, 1929.; police, other officials and the ' -rranized i:i Aiicust of the! c'tim are also expected to receive vcar Fcr the twin year' considerable attention. The m- »"fi C(i'prr«s cave them $250,ono i vi-sligalion into official lawlessness although the commissionUas cond.icl-.il by Professor Zcch- m .,r , ^cnd all thai nuMy. ap- "ial. Chafee of Harvard aiKi \Val- pri^ated another S250.COO for 1931 ter H. PoltakT New York lawyer. Diagnosis and Treatment of Hookworm Disease Is Simple .THs U the last «: iv. > article-, arc thymol, oil of el-onopedi.m- it.as la uic llcekvv . crtn (jis-: and carbon tctrncbloride. Thymol hr.s been iiscc^JCcr the longest time.! , . • .but vcrious physicians differ in) 1)11. MOKKIS 1'ISIIKEIN" i tllcir choice of remedies (or indi- louriial of Ihr American .virtual patients. ' A-sstctiliw. and of Ily- ' The treatmcnl is however, ex- i.-,. the Healll. Ma ? .«in<- . ccedhiRly simple. It involves ns- r-s-n !•- suspected of j ually th- clcr.rmp out of Ihe sys- h^Xworm discase.thc dins-1 «*m by the use of purgatives at i, is ma.- bv finding Ihc csss j »'S ht ' »"" «•« administration on o- t'v r.-o-ii". hi the excretions or, the next day ol ihe proper dose of °,v n-iiiio iv xvcrms ll'.emsolvcs in , the remedy wl-.en thymol is ns3d. i , r" -H. ' ader thei::rson has; Wh.nioil r.f chenopodnim is i j , imVni used, it Is not tisuallv desirable to !l The'ev,mut includes study, abstain from tcod or to use the 'v.^i 'he 1'coscor.c. which can: Paw:',™ previously. Carton tet- b,' m.-do b- anyone trained in the rachlorldc is ihc rcn-.cay cxcscdlns- r-;i-- tce'hni.'. Various methods. " en d;vc'.iv,!Cd fcr flHciin* AniWUnCCWCHtS THERE'LL SOMETHING NEW TOMORROW EVERY time you feel like muttering "There's nothing- new under the sun," take up your daily paper and read through the advertisements. Chances are, you'll change your mind. Here's a new wrinkle in sanitary plumbing .. . there's a new kind of carpet that should have been thought of long ago . . . here's a decidedly better way of washing delicate fabrics. These things concern you intimately—they afi'ect your life and the manner in which you live it. They are new things under the sun. And advertisements are the arms with which they reach out and touch you. Head the advertisements regularly. There'll be something new tomorrow . . . and the day after .... and the day after that. Something you wouldn't want to miss. i-.n;l fur dcteclin? • ilv.it they will not t? i' The Courier Nev,-.- has been ati-1 thorizcd to make the following the ;:.'.'.ic:-,l reports nii:ici:r.ccmer.;-, s'.ibjccl to the wi;i! :. anrr.i .1. changes .n of the people 01 the municipal' r.r. jit'.ack ol jro'.n'.d election to to held April 7: : ,'.r!i. &:• •ti.-wion ;vi-M.s that lie — r — 1 si'ffcr; v.ii'.i ,-.i:<; dln-.v?. For M-iyor i At ;v.-;-3?:i:, foll-.win? extensive t \ n. PAinFIEt.D : : ;nvc;!i--.'ti:n made through tltt i i:'.:ko!c!lev t'our.d.-ition. thrr- dvu?s r«r rlly Trf.isuror ! arr iv?Hi:.rly uwd In the treatment KCSS UEAVtHH ' ci l:o-'K'vcrm r'.i^:n c c. ihesc drugc 're ejection, -nd tcvm)

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