The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 18, 1930 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, October 18, 1930
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PAGE POUR THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TUX OWfeUER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS y O. R. BABCOCK, Editor H. W, HAIMES, Advertising Manager Sole National Advertising Representatives: The Thomu'F. Clark Co, Inc., New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, San Antonio, Ban Fr*acisco, Chicago, St. LouU. Published Every AJ*nioon Except Sunday, Entered ts second class matter at the port office at Blytheville, Arkansas, under act of Congrpss October 9, 1817. Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION RATES By carrier in the city of Blylhevllle, 16c per week or W.SO per year In advance. By mall within a radius ol 60 miles, $3.00 p?r year, 11.50 for six months, 85o for throe months; hv -nail In postal zones: two to six, Inclusive, $6.80 per year, In zones seven tzi. eight, »10,00 pti yi-ir, payable In cc^acc*. Law and Logic The force of log!;, if not of law, K on the side of 0. \V. McCrutclicn in hit; decision to operate one of his local thcativ.B on Sunday. Objection to Sunday moving picluvus cannot be based on moral grounds, ov it would hold equally ngninsl week-day pictures. And if it, is based OH legal grounds, Mr. JhCrutchcn may properly inquire why, if the Sunday law h : to be invoked against him, it is not also in- vok.d against any or all of a half- dozen or more other lines of business . .which operate each Sunday in violation of the law. The answer to that is that the public demands the services which these other businesses render on Sunday, to which Mr. McCrutchen in turn may point out that if hp finds, by checking up .his box office receipt?, that the pub- lie does not "want Sunday moving pictures, he will promptly discontinue them. Buying Cotton Os Planting It , If farmers could live on advice none, certainly, need ev,;V be ; in want. The latest, brought to the attention oftthe Courier News by a local cotton man, is contained in a pamphlet is.uie:! by Jlunds and Winslow, big New York cotton exchange hous?. ;"Why plant cotton at fifteen cents •*hen it can be bought at eleven'/" is the t]uestion .Miuuls jih'd Winslow: pub . to tiie cotton growers of A'merien, and they follow it with some piwlty good argument,/ Hitherto, they point out, cotton planters have given little more than lip ser- . vice to acreage reduction movements, because each individual grower has always had a feeling that when acreage is being cut is just the time for him to plant his fence corners and make a • killing. The result has been, of course, no reduction. But now that cotton cnn he bought for less than it costs to grow it, why should not the planter buy on the open ! market an amount approximately equal to his average crop, and plant his land to fowl, feed or soil rejuvenating crops? If cotton goes up he will mak.3 more money llian if lie had planted cotton, if it goes down lie will lose less.-'And' he is sure to lino plenty of feed for his slock, and lo have his land in better condition for a crop the year folldwing. We have heard some lalk of such a program being adopted by Borne planters in this vicinity. \Vc can se; nothing wrong in it for the man who does not have lo plant a crop in order to borrow enough money to live an through the spring and summer. BLYTHEVn>Lj|, (ARK.)' COURIER SATURDAY. OCTOBER 18. 1930 | SIDE GLANCES. By George Clark The Amendments For years H lus been realized and lamented, the', laws and political usages discouraging to cntc!;:rks have l:?en Inktlng back the dcvclcp- nu-::', o! Aifciuos at Hie cost of every pjrson and family In-tlic slalo, (l:e more and less prosperous alike, says a writer in the Arkansas Gaz.'ttc, ^lio gees en to r,3.y that Arkansas now hns on opportunity to protect It-sc!f and correct, ad tcxu In rni't, tome of these evils. In cciuidarliig ihe pr=jx>sed amendments and acts to b^ voted iifx'n next month the people of Ark.wn fhoultl fill plltlcs aside and be 8>ildt:l only-by mi honest and earnest desire (o improve conditions In this slate. Several iir.poitanl propositions, ury vital, vz believe, lo tho future welfare ami development of Ar- knnrns. face -'.lie vclers In the gt.T:ral election next monlh. The Gazette writer properly points cut and stresses tiie following: Ol outswr.dinj Imiwrlancc are Amendments 21 and 22, !he flrrt of which would . prohibit the legislature Ircm increasing stale 'tax rates without submitting picposcd Increases lo the people, ami the tcco^d create a state budget and keep llio legislature within the revenues In arprcpriallng tcr state expenditures. These tv.-o amendments, strike at the very root of - cur trouble. Capital Is not easily lured to u political jurisdiction where government costs and tax rates alike • shov; a tendency to soar as th?y have done In our slate and where taxation is not stabilized. We have before us a straightforward business proposition, but (his docs not mean that the proiHBllicn concerns only businessmen. It Is ol vital importance to everyone of us. Arkansas can nt develop without carrying her people as Individuals and family groups, along with her Ir.lo a larger prosperity. She can not refuse to put herself in line for development, without adversely affecting the fortunes of all her ixiople. These modernizing amendments are equally Important to the business man In, his office n?d the farmer in his field. Industrial development is.;quickly reflected . lhroughc/ut"'a. community, rural as well ns urban. We need an industrial development of sufficient breadth to bo reflected throughout Hie entire stale. We have before us nor opportunity to prepare the way for Ihe coining of this development. We need It and certainly we..should prepare for it. Hot Springs New 'Era. Alonzo -Stagg, 08-year-old CJiicoso coach. . blocked and tackled with his squn'd the other: day. Now if. they cculd only create a pssilfon . for him as come-back. 1'rcEhtent Hoover will attend the Navy-Prince- ; ton fcetlinll tame this fp.ll. .It will be sort cf embarrassing if, in his enthusiasm, he should clamor for nnval reduction. London stock brokers recently held an exhibition of their own paintings. Even in framing Iheir pictures, we undersland, Ihcy had to call for more margin. Those vaccinated Northwestern football players sliculd. be pennitUd uy right to start their next game from scralch. "Just the same it was nice of them to ask us. So you must pretend you don't mind, and say you enjoyed the ride." WASHINGTON LETTER By RODNEY DtTCIIER NEA Servlco Writer I ns a measure of the price ,.„ ....... eminent ts to pay upon, recapture WASHINGTON.—The war over at the expiration of the conimls- eleclrlc power, to which the gcnei- sion's 50-year lease. William V, King, the chief accountant-'of the commission, has japnoyed. many power companies by isqueezlng out millions ^ of dollars of padded charges from •their:.statements. He has been supported by". Charles A, Russell, solicitor , .for the commission. Russell and* King .^haye been opposed consistently by 'Bonneir. .Several power companies already have taken advantage of /the Mitchell opinion, requesting the power commission to change their licenses to "minor' 1 - licenses. Brookhart Up in Arms Senator nrbokhart of ; Iowa has opinion,, rendered to Prcsi- written' the 'power' ; commission, »ver after it had originally warning it to "go slow." An 80,000-' A school for wallers and waitresses has been opened in Chicago, Pcrhnps Ihe Instructor says nt each session: "Class will come to orders." OUT OUR WAY By Williams al public pays little attention but which is almost constantly in progress here, Is c\pecte<i to break out again In spectacular fashion after Congress reconvenes In December. ' It always does. Foes of Ihe "power trust" are Intensely excited over a recent ruling by Attorney General- Mitchell which they believe vlilually nullifies Ihe effect'of Ihe federal water power act under which the government exercises certain control over water power sites on navigable streams, which are federal Jurisdiction. This dent;Hoo been sought by Executive Secretary F. E. Bonner of the Federal Power Commission, held-that the commission had llie right to Issue "minor project"'licenses -for power siles-on the New' river In Virginia to the Appalachian • Power Company of New York, a subsidiary ol Electric Bond & Share. The commission could do (his by declaring the New river to be non- nnvlgable. It has always been considered navigable. With a license lor a "minor project", the power company, would escape inspections of accounts'and other provision^ of Ihe water power act which were designed to safeguard the Interests of Ihe public when power slles were turned over lo private interests. Fear Result It is charged that if the power commission now sets such a precedent in the New river case, federal control over aaonl 90 per cent ol <hc people's power sites will be destroyed, including nearly all large projects In the east. The accountants of ihe power commission are charged with determining the capitalization of each power development, which is used both ns a base for rates and BERGSON'S BIRTH On Oct. 18,' 1859, Henri Bcrg- Bon, eminent French philosopher, was born In Paris of Anglo- Jewish parents. Undecided as lo whether he should make a career ol UleraUire or science, Bergson entered the Normal School. Graduating al the age of 22, Bergson was made professor of philosophy at the Lycees ot Angers and Clermont. He taught philosophy at other Institutions and in his leisure devoted himself to philosophic writ- Ings. His books Matter and Memory, Creative Evolution and Time and Free Will, attracted wide attention and soon placed him In the fronts rank of contemporary philosophers. In 1918 he gave up teaching and devoted himself to pollctls and internnllona! affairs. In 1927 he was awarded the Nobel prize for Literature. Bergson's philosophy endeavors to show that intellect, upon which all previous philosophies have been developed, Is unable to comprehend the nature of life and of spirit but that Intuition Is. Physicians Believe Pin Cured Her Asthma DETROIT, (UP)—A case of asth- ,mn that has baffled physicians of Unfed Stales and Canada is believed to be near solution here with a pin as [he common cause. Mrs. Florency Middleton Jones, of Amrrerstburft, Ont-, swallowed a pin in 1014. The incident was forgotten and a few years later she suffered a case of bronchial asthma. Suddenly she improved and came to Detroit. Shortly after her ar-' rivei she suffered a recurrence of tte ailment. Dr. C. E. Lemmon, discovered a pin, deeply embedded In her bronchial tube. , ; An operation was unsuccessful, although the plri could be fell with Instruments. She will undergo ari- ptlier operation soon- THE B6DK SURVEY BY BRUCE CATTOX i class Russians Is something you NEA Service Writer . j will not forget for a long time. "Mirthful Haven" finds Booth The chief characters are an ag- Tarklngton . In a mood somewhat Ing professor, his young daughter, similar, to that in which he wrote ana half a dozen or more ardent Alice Adams." He shows the] young intellectuals. To them, the brave, determined and hopeless ; revolution is a phenomenon beyond struggle of. a small-town girl to rise above the handicaps of family and environment, and he draws, cnce more, an unforgettable character sketch; but In some way the book fails to ring true at the very explanation, a sort of natural cataclysm, like an earthquake or a. tohiado, beyond appraisal In the ordinary terms of good and evil. They struggle gallantly for existence, they sell bosks and furniture end, and you are left with the feel- > in order to keep alive, .they eat ing that Mr. Tarkington has not j horse flesh and shiver through the quite lived up to hts own standards. Edna 1'elter is the daughter of a shiftless drifter and bootlegger in a small town on Hie Maine coast. An accident takes her temporarily long Huscian winter, some of arc killed, a musician writes a masterpiece, the girl finds a lover, and a philosopher overawes his drunk- executioner; and you. as the cut of these surroundings and puts • reader, are compelled to go through her for a few years In an exclusive lit all with them, for they are blocd- fininshing school, and she returns | less characters In a novel but real, to her home town to live a dual' living pcopk 1 life -living with her father on the.: .. Qlllct Slra , r ... Rn m)UEUal ' old basis, and surreptitiously mliig- ' bcok; (lie best book, : mink, that ling with the wealthy summer folk , , ms yct been'written about, Hie rcv- Econorfiic Depression Sends Chinese Home horsepower 'development - is no minnr project, he says,- especially when—as in the Appalachian's case —it would create.a navigable-lake 30 miles -long. : . : .-_ • "This • Is n- tremendously im- propositlon," .-Brookhart says. "I am sure that Congress will want to amend the law ami stop this matter of minor permits in all such cases. ; f ."There arc about 20 acts of Congress treating the New river as navigable. Appropriations have been made and money spent time and ngain to improve its navigability." The National Popular Government League has sent out a broad| side to its members over the country, atlempting to stir up protests lo the power commission against any decision to declare the New- river non-navigable. It understands that Secretary of the Interior Ray Lyinan Wilbur, chairman of the commission, is ready to go ahead and do that. Secretary of War Hurley and Secretary of Agriculture Hyde, tiie other two members, have not made their attitudes known, although Hyde is thought to tc opposed. • SHANGHI, (UP)—More than <*»,000 overseas Chinese laborers-have •been compelled to return home since the beginning of 1930, due .to economic depression in foreign lands, according to the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Chinese National Government. Most ol the Corkers returned from Siam, Indo-Chlna and otlie parts of Malaya and the Dutch In dies, it was stated.' who do not dream that sue is one of the despised "natives." Naturally, the girl falls In love with a lad in this forbidden upper j class stratum of society; and. just i is naturally, her despairing fight o escape from her past is doomed o failure. Like Alice.Adams, she puts up a allant struggle and takes her de- eat standing up; but the surpris- ngly hopeful, rising note with vhich Alice Adams' tragic story •nds ts somehow blurred in "Mlrlh- ul Haven." The upward note is here, to be sure, but it is a trick. Mr. Tarkington seems to have evaded tomething, as if he were :oo found of his heroine to let her work out her own salvation unassisted. Needless to say, "Mirthful Haven- is decidedly worth reading. I am just old-fashioned enough to feel :hat way about any book by Booth Tarkinglon. He docs not miss real greatness by a very wide margin- This book is published by Doubleday, Doran & Co. at $2. « * » The Revolution In-Terms Of Human Suffering You can ignore a lot of the fall fiction without missing n thing, but you svill be the loser if you Sail to read "Quiet Street," by Michael Osforgin, tile Book of the Month Club selection for October. This book presents a group of people living on a quiet suburban street in Moscow and takes them through the war and "the revolution. 'It is dispassionate and calm; and its intimate portrayal of what the revolution meant in terms of suffering and privation, tt> middle- olntion. The Dial Pr,-ss is issuing It at $2 50. • * * Sonic Malicious Satire by Somerset Maugham In "Cakes and Ale; or, the Skeleton in the Cupboard," Somerset Maugham hts fly with a book that contains some of'the deftest satire I have seen in a long liine.._His thinly-veiled portrait of a famous English author Is as neat a job of hide-removing as you would care to witness. A great master of English lit- terature has died, and his friends, aided by his wife, prepare to write nis biography. Ttey delve into his past and' make a 'surprising dis- In his youth he had married a barmaid; a sensuous, uneducated, utterly unmoral young woman, wlio made not the flightest prclcnr,? of being faithful to him and who finally left him to elope with an absconding promoter. Yet his life with her had teen happy and productive. He had enjoyed himself and he had done the best work of his career. His second witc. a model of decorum, .had stifled-him —had managed him to death, compelling him tc give up to the current notion of what a great novelist should be. This .is the skeleton In (he cupboard, which the biographers decide piously to conceal. Mr. Maugham takes accasion to emit many delightful asides, in which he jibes engagingly at literary big-wigs and literary practices. His book is very humorous' aud very, very malicious. 'It is publish-^ ed by Doubleday, i>or;\n 'and: Co., ' and will cost you $2. Outstanding features of the new Chevrolet 6-cylinder truck OH OOR STRA.-.M BOSS •TO FIGURE. OUT- HE. MOT Vie_VTV\cR S. HE. Causes of Wakeful ness in Children Are Explained BY DR. MORRIS F1SHBEIN Editor. Journal of the American Mcrtir.-il Association, and n( Hy- KCin, thr Hcnllh Magazine According to Dr. Hector Cam- iron of London, there arc four ypes of disordered stop In childhood— slceples'iiefs and continued rying in young Infants, slccpless- icss in clc?or children, night terms, and bed wetting at night. For'; .sleeplessness and continued crylnK 7 in young Infants, Dr. Cameron considers three factors responsible—pain, inherited nervous state, and bad management cf the child Among the ot pain is the swallowing of air in feeding which dilates tl:e Intestines. Th? Infant who has sn inherited, excitable nervous system is ens- Uy stimulated and difficult ;o control. The overanxious mother makes the situation worse by h:r constant attention. For such a 'mother It is well to point o:it that the Indian squaw puts h>r Inby on her ba-tk and pays no attention 'A It for hours. If the child is too grcr.tly encouraged lo sleep, it becomes fixed on Ihe tubx-;!. It is m\ich heller lo put a child lo bed and lo lake H (c; granted NEW DUAL WHMLS 30-IIOnSEPOWEE MOTOR should have learned to control it; bladder functions must be given special attention in order to Ond out the cause. In this study the mind is just as important, if not- more so. than tlw physical condi- llon It Is not well to surround the sleepless child with fop many safe- j guards from noise and ordinary activities of the, household. If the child sr.:s this elaborate formula 'tcr i!s benefit] it will soon come [if' Insist on these things which are, of-'course, unnecessary in the ordinary case'. : \ Obstruction of, the not-3 by adcn-. olds, by infection, or by n cold may be an important factor In failure lo sleep. Such condllions ore curable by simple care. 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