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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 16, 1930
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(AUK.)" COURIER NEWS TOE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHKKB C. R. BABCOCK,^ Editor H. W. HAUJES, Advertising Manager Bole National Advertising Keyrcseiitatlra: The Thomas F. Clark Co. Inc., New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, San Antonio, San Francisco, Chicago, SI. Louis, Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday. Entered an second class matter at the post office at BIytlieville, Arkansas, under act of Congress October 9, 1917. Served by the United I'ress SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier In the city or Blythevlltc, 15o pet week or $8.60 per year In advance. By mall within a radtus of 60 miles, J3.00 per year, $1.50 for six months, 85c lor throe months; by mall In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, J0.50 per year, in zones seven tzZ eight, $10.00 per year, payable In c^rsnc*. Caught But Not Punished The Chicago and Cook County Bunkers' 'Association has issucti a protest— net, evidently, without some justification—against the unusual delay thai lins marked fir;; disposal of the wises of three convicted bandits. In January of 1929 six men invaded a Chicago bank, killed, ;t watchman and got away with $800. Two days later they were captured and they confessed, also implicating themselves in GO other robberies. In April they were tried and convicted; three were sentenced lo life imprisonmnit and three were sentenced to death. Then the law's delay began to operate for the condemned men. A score of stays of execution were issiud. The supreme court heard the case two times. Intercessions were made tu the governor. And now, 17 months after their conviction, the three condemned men have been granted a second hearing by the Board of Pardons and Paroles on their pha of cle-mcncy. This chain of events speaks for itself. Hani as it is to catch a hoodlum in Chicago, it seems to be even harder to do anything effective to him you have caught him. .f.' Mr. Diamond's Jack "If.ys" Diamond^,. N( » w York seems to havo come lo/ thc tnn) ,„ tho road that wtuts m-^f nc paUl O r cvcry J^'^BNJJ^fr. Life in the under- "woriuevidenlly follows n clearly, defined path; years of .struggle, n brief pc- riotl of mastery, an even briefer time of discord nnd rivalry, mid finally a fusillade from the. guns of the niomy. Some such program seems to be Ihc lot of gang leaders everywhere—which might provoke ':ome cloistenxl philosopher to the conclusion that a life of crime does not pay. And perhaps, in the long run, considered judicially, it does not. 1'ut it is worth 1 remembering that tho underworld docs not look at it that way. Tn tho eyes of the underworld, crime does pay, and it pays • exceedingly well; which is why there is such ir pi riled, lethal competition for the positions held by such men as Diamond. OUT OUR WAY The Danger of Delqy The fact that oiw person in every seven over the ago of M now dies of cancel 1 makes it^ extremely imiwrtnnt thftl the gc'ncial public liikc tulvantage of every facility thai medical ,-;clcn,ce offers for the checking of this disease. In tins connection the current bulletin of the American Society for the Control of Cancer prints an article that ia. worth quotintr here. "If there is one fact of which we have clear jjuid certain knowledge," writes Dr. David Arthur Welsh, "it is that early cancer is often curable, Yet in this enlightened age on;i it; astounded ul the extent lo which patients will allow cancers to grow before they seek advice. They iKsitntc until they are in- dee:! lost. Whereas, if they had consulted their doctor al an earlier stage, and the doctor had known what to do, a tragedy might have been avrrtcd. The experience of all who had dealings with cancer is darkened by those tragedies of Too late.' I do not liMilatc to say thai many of llio deaths now credited 10 cancer should more properly be ascribed to neglect." This is worth remembering, If you ova- fimj any growth on your body that might, conceivably, be cancerous—sec your doctor at once. In that way only can you hope to reach safety. Prosperity and Politics All parties, "Includinc the Hopublican .j^ rt ..., have, been wont to credit themselves ^ft^' w | u 't_ ever good times happened tlurliif..*-'/,^ tcj . m ot power, Dwight W. Morrow ^^ m n cllnl . i:aigu speed, in New Jer.y^ An(1 „ L whlch •takes credit for Iho rtf,,,, ,, 0 ftd(|( , d mml nol be surprised If its,. " opllortfnls b , nmc it for (he fair 'Uui I Is sees,,»' llc h , stor|o frict enough statement so far as it, tliAt, this particular "''""'/*< political hokum has been the specialty ° ,'hc G. O. P. and more them once about /'~. only stock In trade. Tlio Republican parly hns alwnys and habitually I'.cld Itself up (a American voters as the party of prosperity, and has Just ns Invelcrnlely sought to capllali/e de- picFslons and hard times when Ihese happened to come during periods of Democratic control of the government. Now that « major deprcs- slcn IMS coiuo in the midst of the Republican prosperity Mr. Hoover and hUi campaign s|>cak-' ers were copyrighting two years ago, the cpposi- llon Is net to be blamed for rivalling oil the spcclousncjs ot ,G. O. P. pretensions.—Arkansas Gazette. A riot ensued In the German Reichstag when r\i;cisls npiiearcd In khaki shirts and Communists In red ones. The colors clashed. A • New Jersey dentist advertises to exchange denial work for groceries. He intends, apparently, to nil the bill. Milwaukee brewers, nnttcir.jitlng the return of liecr, have already installed mimufncliiring apparatus. Just to gel the hop on the next fellow. No ir.iltcr what you say cf the Navy football Icnm, they've {jot a licet backflcld. A man who left an cslale of $100.000,000 made his fortune In the soup business. And now his beneficiaries arc in the gravy. l-'oiir colics in tho Western Conference hove eliminated football cnplatas this year, it would be encouraging if Ihe movement spreads to tho cheer leaders. SIDE GLANCES By George THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1930 wouii'ds retulttng from the shattering of the ylas 1 ! were promptly treated. These wounds were treated first of nil 'by pouring on literal aniounts of tinctiffe of iodine or mcrcurochfome, according to the preference f the person wounded. Then the wound was lightly bandaged so as to ?.top Hie flow of blood. No attempt was made at' the roadside to Insert stitches or to clennsc the wound. When the patents reached the hospital, the wounds were cleansed nnd by the use of proper stitches neat scars wen? Insured. Had any considerable amount of soil from the roadside or of clothing gotten into the would have b-en necessary to B hvj injections of an- tltctanus serum so as to prevent the development of lcck-Ja\v. .' ' ' o "iust as, I was trying to (ell Ihe dean; if I .could drop c riumistry and math it would give me more time for By William A CAI.\. \vAV<es ME UP THESE. rr MAv<^.S ME CAM BS- _ 1M . •ooning. WASHINGTON LETTER By KODNEV DUTCHEK NEA Service Wrllcr WASHINGTON, Oct. 1C.—One ol ic most embarrassing hlcli has arisen In ndtlonal af- Irs for many years concerns '.lie edlcatlon ol the Harding Mcaio- iil (it Marlon; Ohio. There, within great, stone columns i a tomb of white massive sp'.t'n- or, lie the bodies of Presided niiil Irs. Warren Gamaliel Harding. The American people contributed 800,000 to creel, the huge structure f marble, and hundreds of lliou- ands hiivc visilcu u since its co:u- lellon three years ago. No one has even contested the lieory that Ihis memorial to a ead president ought lo be for- lally dedicated by n living n'r'csl- cnt—that U was up to Mr. 'C'oo!- ilge, who didn't, or Mr. Hoover, who he.sii't Nor can anyone be found to de- iy that'the reason the Hanjing Memorial still remains umledl- cnlcd is lu be found in the disclosures which followed Harding'- death. Time proved lhal genial, rusting Mr. Harding liau ^ rascals in his cabinet mid In oth er high positions . of trust. There vcre the books by Nan Urklon "and laston B. Means. Opinions Differ Opinions* dlrTer as to wliethci Coolldfe or Hcover should have gone nhcad vad dedicated the me norlal in any event, but In Washington and In Ohio everyone realized that there would have been a dedication long since It H had not been for the so-called Harding scandals and the political exigencies. Out In Ohio many persons are vocally bitter about the avoidance o[ the job by Coolidge and Hcover. The Harding Memorial Association has just announced suspension of its long efforts to arrange a dedication and Harry M. Dangherty, Hnrriing's close friend rind former attorney-general, explained that a "dedication grudgingly extended Is a compliment neither to the dead nor those who participate in the ceremonies." Editors and others have critl-< and to the American people.. cl?ed Hoover on the ground that' Bui (litre is still reason to be- pointcd out that neither Hoover nor Secretary of the Treasury Mellon nor Chief Justice Hughes, who was Harding's secretary 'of stale, have ever said anything <iu defense of their former chief. Meanwhile such men as-Coolidge, Chas. O. Dnwes, John Barton Payne and Charles M. Schwab have quietly dropped oil the executive committee of the memorial association. At the recent Republican stato convention in Ohio a resolution w.i sintroduced to invite President ,vas Introduced to invite President on a specific date, out the resolution was hastily and effectively shunted off and 'buried, "nslead, the G. 0. P. state- committee named a committee to participate in llie dedication—whenever that might be. White House Siltnt ,., Several informal atlcrripts ,,.have been made to get Coolidge and Hoover to the scene; they met no encouragement. Republican leaders agree that Coolidge showed good political judgment In declining to dedicate the memorial during the presidential campaign-year of 1928, but some think he should have acted just before leaving ollice. The White House has had absolutely nothing to say about the ded t - ication, but friends of the administration point out that Hoover was too busy learning the business ol being president and trying to handle a hard special session of Con- KlItST KTHKK .Ol'ERATION On October 10, 13W, Ur. Willlaiii T. G. Morton, a dentist of Boston, alter experimenting upon himselt' administered ether lor the first- lime as an anestebllc In an operation at Ihe Massachusetts General Hospital at Uoston. A number of spectators who had gathered to witness the operation snowed skepticism at Morton's apparatus to put, the patient, a young man, to sleep. Morton proceeded to administer the ether. In a few minutes he looked up and said: "Your, ijatlcnt is ready." The audience incredulous', watched in silence ns tne incision was made through the skin. The payout neither struggled nor cried out. The operation was continued and a tumor removed, When tho operation was over. Dr. Warren, the surgeon, tmned Lo Ihe audience and declared, 'Gentlemen, thU is no humbug." Inhaling a vapor to produce insensibility to pain was a process so new at that time that the word anesthesia was nol in use in the language when Morton gave his demonstration. Soon after this operation, however, Oliver Wendell Holmes, noted writer and physician, was asked to suggest a nains. He replied with the word anesthetic, from the Greek, meaning "not feeling." OFFSPRING WHICH DIFFERS 1HE PARENT SPECIES POSSESSES THE ABILITY fo TKAMSAMT "THIS VARIATION ON To ITS PESCENP 'S. NEW INDIVIDUALS CALLED "SPORTS." Cardwell News Notes Mr. and Mrs. Sam Grabsr of Kennetl visited relatives here Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Eli Lockard of Slecle, Mo., visited his mother, Mrs. Luckard, and other relatives The HAS A TEMPERATURE Op ABOUT 10,OOO CMMOBYNEASEnVKf-. INC. Reiser News Notes Mrs. \V. U. Andersen and Mrs. Ed Cook and daughter Julie Ann, motored to Osccola Friday. Miss Amer Taylor has been seriously ill fcr several days but is much improved. Mrs. Claris Crockett of Osceola, visited her mother, Mrs. J. I. Wilson, Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Wlllams announce the birth of a son on October 6lh. He ivII b? named Hubert lere Sunday. Swain Benton were Paragould evening. gress to do anything about memorial In 1029. And that Mr. could hardly be expected to make the dedication during such a difficult election years as 1030. It Is argued on behalf of Hoover that he really has a strong sense of devoted loyalty to Har ding, but that, lie iindoubledlj feels it would be n dis-service to the dead president's memory i lie did not delay the dedication tin- til some time when politics aren" in a healed state. According to this line of though a dedication tills year would als<" have been embarrassing to every one at the ceremony, to the pec pie of Marion and Harding's othc j friends, to the liepub'.ican party and Bond Ray visitors Sunday Harding had made his presidency possible by appointing him sccre tary of commerce in spite o! much j that political opposition. It lins been I job. lievc tlut eventually the Harding Memorial will be dedicated anil that 1'resident Hoover will do the First Aid Kit Helps Prevent Infection After Auto Crash IIY DR. MORRIS FISIIllV.IN i KiUlnr, Journal nf tlic Anirrican Mcdkal \Esociatinn, and of lly- Kcla,- (Sir Health M^RazInc Tlic. increasing speed of motor cars, the congestion on the road5. snd ninny other factors havo added to the hazards of motor trnvel Motor accidents arc r^ hi Increasing numbers, llolh the number of deaths ai-.d tho amount of incapacity brought atom by such accidents show incrr-ajiiip ligurcs hi the available slati.stirv. Tho manner in which accidents occur have been studied by t-xperts with a view to issuing cautions ngalnst them and a numtxT of rules have been formulate \\!nch, If carefully observed, will aid in preventing many cases. The sale or;v:r has lo '..'.ilc out for everyone, else as well .is for A revival meeting began here Monday evening at the Pentecostal Holiness church; It is being con- lucted by Rev. J, W. Thomason if Memphis. Rev. Thomason is well known here, having conducted several revivals here in the past few •ears. He is being assisted by Rev. O. M. -Montgomery, also ol Mem- ihis. Rev. Montgomery is a widely tnown evangelist, having conducted meetings in thirty-two states. Mrs. O. M. -Montgomery, an accomplished musician, has charge of the singing. ' Mr. and Mrs. Vernor Brown and Mr. and Mrs. J. A. George, daughter Caroline and sons Ovle and Olen, had business In Cardwell Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Taylor have moved back to Holcomb, Mo., alter having lived here for sometime. Mrs. Annie Leonard and daughter of Hot Spring's, Ark., visited Mrs. A. R. Flippin here the first part of the week. Uorn, to Mr. and Mrs. Vasco Cunningham, on Oct. 12, a son. Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Brewer took their son Larry to. the Paragould hospital Monday for an operation in which his tonsils were removed. He is Betting along nicely. Miss Etta Todd spent Saturday lu Kennett visiting and shopping. Rev. and Mrs. O. M. Montgomery arrived Sunday from Memphis to help conduct a revival here. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Stanfill and Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Stanfill and children, all of Cardwell; Mr. and Mrs. J. A. George and children and Mr. and Mrs. Venion Brown, and Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Slanlill, all of Bucoda; and Mr. T. Drown ot Cape Oirardeau. SIKH! Sunday near Brooklnnd, Ark. Mi?s Ionise Hester of Paragould and Miss Mattie Lee Tanner of Joncfboro -.verc Cardwell visitors Friday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. O. J. (Jack! Chancy were Kennett visitors Satur- Gilchrist Farm News Mrs. Dan Chandler and children relumed last, Friday from points In Kentucky where they have teen visiting relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Mabry of Joticsboro were the yuests of Mrs. C. L. Nichols Friday. Miss . Mary Faust was called to llw bedside cf her mother who is seriously ill at her home in Kkru Miss., Friday. Mr. anrt/ Mrs. Roy Rousville were visitors at Marie Friday. Mr. Catho Goslin (|1 Etawah was a Kciser visitor this week? ; : Mrc- Lehman Williams is visiting her sisliir ar.d family this week. Mrs. Wj II. Anderson had as her Rucst Thursday night, Miss Esell Johnson. Little- Fay Bruce who had her tonsils removed at the Blythcvillc hospital last Monday is Improving nicrfy. Oris Childs was a visitor at Marie Wednesday. The following were elected officers of the ninth grade Jiniior high class—President, Earl Wildy: Vice president, Billy Cnssldy; secretary, Ludic Goslin; treasurer. Kathrvn West; Miss Ruby Blaylock of Midway spent Saturday night and Sunday with Miss Idelle Webb. Mr. and Mrs. Will Williams tind : children of Promised Land were visitors her,? Sunday. Miss Grace Crump visited Mis3 Exa Slecle Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Orr of Sandy Hidge were the guests of the lat- ler's niotl:.?r, Mrs. O. S. Steele, Sunday. Edgar Davis, accompanied' by Miss Gladys.Birmihyliam of Promised Land attended the fair at Blytheville Saturday night of last week. P. M. Davis was a business visitor at BIytlieville Saturday. Mm. Edgar Davis. Mr. and Mrs Boytl Orr, Cecil and Bob Steele were shoppers in Blytheville Saturday afternoon, Clyde stcete was the i\inr,\ guest of Roscoe Col eman Sunday. ' ed Mr. and Mrs. Clyde-Howell Mrs. P. M. Davis Sunday-after- critic, Lucy Dtinavant; sponsor. Mr. Lee Cassidy. Class flower violet; class color, blu.3 and silver; mcito. the Knights bring out the stars. The Kei^er reel devils played Le- panlo Friday at Keiser ami won 70. Delightful B. Y. P. U. programs Mrs. Harvic SlocKstoii of Burdette was a visitor Ir.ire Sunday. Homer Bratcher and Willard Payton have returned to their hcme in Ripley Tenn.. altor spending a few days with Mr. C. S. Webb and family. Madenia Orr and Durctte Stockton visited Idclle Wobb Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Edgar Davis. Cecil and Norma steele attended the show at BIytlieville Saturday night. Jc.-; Cassidy of Huffman was tho finest of Miss Lola Sue Estes Sunday evening. Cecil stecic was a business visitor hi Luxora Tuesday. Increase Births Answe... Long Debate on Control LONDON. (UP)-Babies rs . back ,n fashion ~..*m. u , u. i. ,-. u. iiiusntms WICK m tasliion in Britain trrinv ar,3 being carried out each Sunday latter one of the longest disc,,Sg night. Everyone is invited. ;of birth control that Engi n Mcsoames John Watt : --"bian Mcsoames John Watts and Joe : ever known Mounts. Jce Mounts jr., and Misses Katliryn Walls. Mary Faust and Figures released by the Rejls trar-General revealed that 170^12 a Tommy Sberrick motored to Osce- ; babies were born iu England g ; ,n i Wales during the second q,, a „ " cla Wednesday. Mrs- Rob Robinscn, prosidc-nt of : of 1930," an 1ncrenV™rGM' L 'nvrr Reiser P. T. A. held a very inter- i the same period last year It u-as estlng program Wednesday in the. the first time since the In'<=t ciuar school cafeteria. , (er of 1028 that the tables tnii Mrs. Charles Nichols motored to | beaten .the record of the corrc's Wilson Friday night. .ponding period in the previous ye^r' Mi?.s Etl-,?l buck was elected cap- j Britishers were wonderin» wheth-: lain of the 1930 basketball team re- er it was a bit of ironica°l humj.- ' that the increase coincided ui'.i Ihe birth-om'.rol batCu n-i-i'-'<-. cently. :vfiss Dorothy Brown of Luxora He ir.iistr remember that the- driver' day. behind him is entitled to know] Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Fisher and when he plans to stop suddenly or! Mrs. T. J. Rigdon, all of Ken- turn out. He must always be nlcrtinelt and Mrs. Julius Cubbage of BS to the movements ol the driver i Xalino, Mo., visited Dr. ana Mrs. bcion him. The driver in front Eli Hack here Sunday, may step suddenly without warn- Meyer Graber of Kennett visited ing. The sate driver will net drive j here Sunday. was a business visitor in K-iscr Friday. She was acccnipjinicd l)y en the left-hand side of the road.| nor go as fast in wet weather as in j dry. I In an accident sustained by Ihol writer of this column, the car wen: off the side of the road into some clay which had been moistened by a drizzling rain. As the car brouRbt back on the road, a mas'; of clay can;? back with the wheel, causing it lo skid as though en ice. The car skidded across the road and. striking a shelf on the left hand side of the road, turned over. . Herrcn and Roy club of Manila presented a three- act play. "When a Feller Needs a rriend." at the Mary Dale theater . here Tuesday evening. Blandc Schism of the Schism The result of th? accident was a j that a car going over 30 i:;:les peri shattering of the glass, an .hour is not In coin ail. Ho has to I resting on the window si! | himself. He has to bear :-.i mind nd an arm i realize the special dangr, .; cio>s-| located. Mon-over, the muscles and ' Ins?. Intcriccllons and rr'-.-c;s. He bones of $cv:ral of the occup.mts must rememter never :c pass a of the car were seriously bruised. vehicle while going up l( n m I Fortunately a first-aid kit was the Cotton Co.. of Memphis had business In Cardwell Friday. Miss Frances "Hull of Senalh spent the week-end with her father here. Mr. and Mrs. John M. Karncs ot Eenath had business in Cardwell Monday. Chas. Jones has returned home upon being discharged after serving an enlistment hi the U, S. Ma- Miss Flights also of Luxor n. I Lambeth Silas Mead motored to Dc:rmg,! bishops. Mo. recently and visited Miss Sarah Watson who is a student at the Deering high school. The Rev. Lnnsford. who Is pastor of the Baptist church Iwre was elected president of the .B. Y. P. U, ascciation at a meeting held at Leachville recently. Mr. and Mrs. E C. Cook and daughter. Julia and itfrs. \V. V. Andeiscn motored to Memphis Sunday. Little Julia will undergo a tcnsilcctcmy Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Whitner motored to Wilton Sunday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Clovis Crockolt spent Saturday and Sunday the lallcr's mother, Mrs. J. T. Wilson and family. Mr. and Mrs. J. O- Richardson anrt children of Osceola were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Walts and daughter, Sunday. Mrs. R. Lemons and son Ray, spent thj last two weeks in Blythc- viile. Mrs. L. C. Fisher visited the Kelser school Monday. opened in the press and pulpit if, the spring and continued at the conference of Anglican The Painted Desert is a rc?b:i along the Colorado river iti Arizona remarkable for the bright r t <;\, brown, blue, purple, yellow and white colors of its sandstones, i-lavj and shales. n iim- D"*"b "t- rt Mill) i A vi lunuvci.v kl III Ok rttw ivn. a curve, or st s crotsing.l carried In the car so that rine corps. \V. A. Haislip of Senath had business in Cardwell Saturday. BURIAI, FKES ASKKII ATHER5TONE, Eng. (UP)—The parish ronncil took no action on the clergy's burial fees request for higher than the usual 60 TOken Wishing Won't

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