The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 20, 1930 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 20, 1930
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BLYTHEVILLE, '(ARK.)' .COURIER NEWS. MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1930 TOE B^VTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE (XkiuER NIWS CO. PUBLISHERS ' a K BABCOCK, Editor I 8. W, HAINES, Aa«rtlt|ng Miiuger - gate Jtatkml AdwtlsWg Representatrwi: Tb» nomai F. CUurk Co inc., New York, PbiUdtipUt, AtUnu, pHlas, San Antonio, 8«n Frwicfcco, Ch)<^»«. Bt, Louis Publi*he<! Bytrj Alttrnoou E*cept Sundty. « tecona clu» matter st tlie post Blythtvllle, Arkansas, under «ct ol •Conirets' October i.'itll. Bern* by tb« United Prea. n .^ SCBSCMTTION. RATES By carrier In the city of Blytheville, 15c per u week or «6JO per ytw In advance. - By m«tl.within * radius ol W miles, 13.00 per ,3c»r $1.50 for'dx month*, B5c lor three months, * hv -n»n in = portal zones two to six, Inclusive, -per yeti, tn lonea »even Bi *gm, year, payable to He Who Promises Most It is a common trick of the rtcmn- ' goguo to -sirsek public' office by promising that which is impossible. Such tactics are a perennial feature of our • own elections, and .reports from abroad indicate that voters of other countries tie being victimized in Dr.'. same way. Gtrmany. furnishes an excellent ex- unple. Tlie peop'le of that, country arc ' liboriiig under a tremendous burden of • taxation, the result in a large. 1 measure x of the necessity of meeting \yar repara- * tions payments. What coidtl be more popular than a proposal for'.toeing the country of this tax load? ... t The ready made opportunity which ' the situation creates for selfish and dishonest politician: 1 has been/seized by a ". group of extremists, : headcd : by one Hit- 1 u, who ever since the war has been ^ attempting to convince the German voters that 'all that is necessary to a i estoratkm, of German prosperity ami < German international prestige'is that he. j i be placed:in. POWET. ''And aa.times have -..'grown worse the'appeal of. his unful- .*.! iillable premises has gro\xn.'stronger, '" so that now lie controls a-substantial "-/block of ivotes iri the-natiopal'parlia- '_; nient. ;-' '••'••- '..-.' ' ,; - The tragedy of the situation'is, that. ir> the burdens which th? German people ••> .are carrying and which-.liave given •-• Jlitler the. support which his fantastic il, program .has .mustered, will v .be com : " poynded should he. attain tho power to ',,'. .^attempt to put ii 'Into pfaclice. An, '" outright repudiation of ru-pamlions obli- :: Cations; such as'advocated' by 5 ''hitlfer, ;, v/ould bring allied soldiers;back across the Rhine at the expense of the Ge'r- " -man taxpayers and would.'end_ for'.a. *••' -long time-to come any hops of modi- -' fication of allied exactions../ ... "-• In view of the facts observers on t- •' this side .of the Atlantic .might .regard -- : the tremendous vote polled by^the.Hit- ;,',! , : l;iritcs in the recent German .election "' • as conclusive evidence of .German V. - ; block-headedness. -* But if." we pay .a . ''." little attention to political history Z~' .closer to home we will make no such "' hasty judgment. ' ' /• ;_"; . It has bt-.Ti many decades, since Amer"• . ican demagogues have had the oppov- • . tunity of basing .their dishonest" ap : "•• peals upon an issue of such vital importance to the very life of the nation as'that now confronting GermwiyixBut ! the; i|s<|, ll'v;y : liave vimde of such 1 %$•-•' -tunities ab'.liavc- come their way,'and . |he case wilh' which they frequently have fooled the' public, give 'us Httle ^excuse for 'assuming an attitude of 'Superiority. ? We seldom liave a political campaign not marked by fantastic promt-'cs by! men who, it apiwars, would trade;the welfare of tlieir community. or ;their. country, to say nothing of their own self rcspi'd, for a place on thp public, payroll. .And unfortunately often enough it is those who make the most;, ridiculous nnd unfulrillable promises 'who poll the most votes. , The. moral, if one may be permitted,. [i that lib- candidate who promises, 'tlie-, most.'is iisimlly .the least to/be trusted. \V<? cannot elect olficers "vy.Hp,. "jivill cure all'the evils and hardship's] to .which, we.'lire prey. But we-can'at' 1 , loiisl "ik'Cl'lionest-mon who will make' &• sincere effort to better conditions/' Candidate^ who'promise' that 'which common sense tells us is not possible are i\ot honest. At btst they are simply, tryiug -to fjol tlu 1 public into "giving , them jobs |they could not hope to win. on their own pob'r' 'Merits,' "At Mvprst. they, arc seeking opportunity'to profit through betrayal, of the people'to wliose- •.welfare |h6y yiv,: ijuch lavish lip sev-/. vice. ( • • ••-••• |SIDE'OUNCES . By George Clark nni ' • TVT* ' 'i' •'"'•'i i ' Ihe windmill ; ,.Cuba..M,; Hi^don. : "iVh6 wouldn't get impatient? 1 been waitin' since last week for. them 1912. labels." ... WASHINGTON LETTER ,l carriers Is the most i- ,ant,'ttep In .'prevent Ing epidemic? oj'many Infectious dlsc'aws. : . The causative agent of Infantile iaralyels Is not known ana afr tempts are being made' in many research Institutions to find out the nature of the organism. In a recent iiaall epidemic there were 12 cases of the disease, 10 who were treated with convalescent feriun and who recovered; two who were freated without the application of rnc^rn medical > means, but by the li'.e'bf faith and adjustments died,. 'Th» Interesv which the public has ihown In lending, its efforts to the control of this disease Is bast revealed by the fact that In Mon ; trcal during the last epidemic, ac^ cording to Professor H B. Cashing, cripp^s for many miles around wrote to the : hea!th department off (crlng to come at (heir own cx- pen;.e to supply scrum, If It were required fcr new cases ot the dls{ ease. '• ' , Health , authorities. sliould hav4 a sufficient amount of convalescent isrum on'.hand to treat cases iri time, ol .'epidemic. In the cpldemlj which toqlc^piacc 111 Manitoba, 80<X) cubic cerjtimeters ,cf icrum ..were available, an amount representing eigh't quarts. Tlie ser.uni is Injected with a needle into the niusclesj and, If given oarly, aids in the.pre- ! vention of paralysis and In . producing prompt recovery. , .-•.• '. The .next most important step may 1 well bo ab^olufc rest in.r.the acufc stage.' When' tin; patient the '.'early' acute' stage pf infantile paralysis is given absolute rest, the amtiunt of congestion in the spinal cord Is less, and tr..? amount .of afafyiis & naturally less' also. ', ; ..AfUSr. the acute stage, has Ofs- aijpeared, it becomes necessary.- .to ''the paralysis -by modern,or-j Uigpedfc ' methods. Massage '., and electr(c treatments are not .to ^ given imlets they can t p ; adminls-: tere'd' by trained. Investigators: who Will''not irritate Inflamed tissues-' : •" Speaking.'aboiil'prohibition, (his <s. .the- : wet-' ; '" test town' i'.'bhlcvo I evcr.Tematned^up'.'iata and'; loafed a'rouncl In. It hns been raining 1 oil :day-: .long.'. '- ',. '.' ' : • '- 1 - • ••• - ••=•-.••;" *. *•&,•., n , : ;.,n'^.,.-' 1 _ "No":.miller:-hem- caretul anybody j^ ab^ut ' " accidents will iiappen. Now, this BY RODNEY DUTCHER NBA Service Writer y/ASHIrTGTON—No other rae'm- m:st of all In connection with power itsues. It so hapii?ri5 that when tbcrc liave bean disputes Dr. Wilber oMlia Hoover cabinet has had tur has teen toiind on the' side of nnywhere near as hard going as gr. -tro power companies. .First he Wifllmprove 'Phone '. -Service to Little Rock JONESBORO, Ark.— Workmen, are strengthening the floor of tfie telephone exchange 'here''for the installation of equipment which if*. ; t* •* J.U.. -. „„...,,.... . . _ .. u . <<v ]>-,-• l 1 'it Ray -Lyman Wilbur, .who took :a • worked out a scheme for allocation '* l11 provide additional- long- dls^ leavo of- ab'ence from the presi- j 'of Boulder Dnrii power which gave tance-voice, channels froi* Jones- dejicy ot ; Inland Stanford Unlvera-; California municipalities , far Jess noro,_ Blytheville, Paragould-and, morninj, 1 my'lYcuscrs were resting"- Vm' the /bed and-.When I- tcok'a-^ipjjfli) ^9,1^1 u^l'jiujj.nrake ! tlie c |)ts i l,;''of.;V>iat ;ft-as Ifjft of the day, I knocked | .. th'elit off pn[ Hie '<W3r-.i ihUTli'. ver>y>ipuinful 1 . acijldeht-. reaull'eil. Both legs <of- the troiisors i ' wero./ba.aiy.tTOted..,,,., .„, . .,:.,;• , : -' . "T* ft 1 , r ity to become secretary of the In- : power than they expected and terior. i-'. ?, ... '- ~\- | i'.ower companies far more than Considering the auspices cjrcum- j anyone expected they ware going stances 'under which Wilbur enter- I lo have. ed political Hie, it all rseems rather I Senator Johnson and Congress- rernhrkable^.'A year.-and a half man Swing, falliers ci tho Boulder com* i ,lfl .'tqjvfl. a , J, '(Afcc them all 'h\ '"I^-went to a' ,-' circus '.one.itliiic nn'^'l^'H'ifci rJfiri* g'o'l 1 loose >'• t'onife toay''.o'r .other., 'they, kept me'in ( a cage 'Vlhreci', da'y^"'before thcyjlounrt out that J.WTlS - tho'vronj one. TfttguyvuWn'l fraye,, nevei- J! Ifh'oTO (he difference,'.perhaps, If they.'hadn't . npttqcd <hat. my hair needed cutting worse Uian 'i:-'tiio>'other. :.. ' /! " r n lu ' F 'V-;u! .:i;.v . . II,; ,-.,,(.-• 111 > ;-Concern Ipy i.HI e repart thut Queen, Mary- of EingiaJKl', is ;_goln-3;' 'Ui' fetWsng' I for'' n'ritiqiies'i. .'ona Is prcrcptEdHq''aslc how. conspicuous a''place her hats'are 'givtrii lii lhe o; collection. "'!,'.,''.,; ' [Tljfe i^ thclg'tneratioh' which regards that fellow ..a good ! mixer' who best, can concoct : a cooklall-' 1 ' ''L';'j '•; '-;'• ., . - |nt a 1 .recent^ convention fnvored ex-' clucSng .bathing' quits ^nd auto tires'from their 1 Enlcs lines.- 1 .' -What .'with a profitable. sai.-JwicU and' bcok trade, maybe they regard other com-, modules as.'dhigs on-the market. ' .' A 1 Norl-h-Carcllna' bootlegger who oskcd for a a.'. Atinnta rather: than eight -mpntlis at n Iccnl jail showed^qualities of good:salesman- snip, lie tried to cell himself. r.OUTOURWAY By William ago he was generally regarded ns Dam act, led; the vociferous pro- an Idealist and a liberal of great! tcsl Next Hie Senate investigated ability and Intellectual attainment. \ appointment of F. E. Bonner. as r ex- msilltatlon of the files confirms I ccutive secretary of the federal _ e impression that his was about i Power Commission, of which Wilc only 'cabinet appointment.which . bur is chairman, and it appeared as riot attacked from one quarter j 'hat Bonner had bten named after •!'-Many ptrsons thought Wilbur crnsnltcd the head ol a •Bates'ville to LUlle- Rock.- The project involves an aprirpxi- mate gross expenditure of^af.uXX) including cost of efiuipnrtnt'," according 'to H. J. Kimbro,' 'djstrip^ rhkria^er 'of ilic Souttwestern ^Bell Telephone 'company. ' '• '•' '" •; ; '"The additional facilities' will ' . furnished by what is known hi'teU ephpne lahgirage as a'-'cafrier^ys-! ' ' was the best appointment' ,of tho t Wilbur was Ihe '.cabinet's. -on? I piny. California, public utility com- Hoovsr-'man.'fj to illege .with the .president and they ere very cloie friends, always icreaf^er. -He..!.one ,£jyer 'doubted mt he .would bring an air of saner ty to the, Interior.D<;partmcnt, ; But now it must be admitted 'thai 1 Jr. Wilbur, ;whq. ; as.ia'^Jjrusted ad|-' Iser has had to watch Mr. Hoowp ecline in -popularity, is. hlmsell atod not much i higher tlijn his t'other Curtis, who was secretary f the navy. Everyone In Wash' ngton has lioard the story Ihat Coollrigtftapp'olnted.. Ourtls iindet he Impression tliat he was sclccc- ng Ray. Whether that was true or not 1C was always generally art- nittcd that Curtis was rather •nistake, even If not exactly thnjt kind ol a mistake. May Cancel Leave H often tafos n man a long time to gain credit for successful accomplishments of a. constructive program whereas . it takes no P-vs' at all to'get into'hot .water, But Dr. V/lllnir may be- unable to stay and reap glory. The Stanford Daily, of-Palo Alto, student ""iilici says his leave .of'-abseucO Stanford has expired, ihat .. tuj! trusteed iwlll and that Dr. Wilbur "will have to return to h(s old job or resign. : •• ' That seems like a'blow Irom be- Ind in view of Dr. Wilbur's other onblcs. It might prevent him rom remaining in . Washington to xplaln .why, he happened to take upon himself .to change the name f Bcnlibr Dam to Hoover Dam. as ,e did the other clay while po'.uid :ig a silver spike into a railroad Ie. When appropriations, are n-kcd or "Hoover Dam" the S?na;e is tcrri',": the district '' As chairman : of the power- com- 1 mission Dr. Wilbur also came .under fire lor his attitude, .'on ( dis- ijosltion of the .hug.; Flath&d ppw- er site in Montana and 'for ^lis present supjxised attitude favoring a commission decision declaring the New river in Virginia non-naviga- fe and iiencej'fergely outside ths ccmmisiion's Jiirisijiction. He supported Bonner in the Tatter's riglit, with' Sclicitor Russell and Chief AccSuntant King of'.the commission, \vhp have,squeezed,put considerable 'paddtiig Vr'om "capitalization figures of various power companies obtaining red'eral licenses to develop sites. '. .''.' Morc^Troublc . ; . ••'Tla Indian Bureau, under "his 'command, has nlso given Wilbur trouble. Obviously inspired by.'the best of motives in dealing with' the Indian problem, Ihe secretary has not y.H had any luck with -it. A Senate c:mmitice found many things very wrong with'Indian administration and will recommend Important changes in the handling •of Indian affairs. It teems reasonably certain that Dr. Wilbur would have to testify at tlie ' expected Senate Investigation of charges by Ralph 3. Kelley that '..'"The cluef advantage';'of tn.js'cit-; iier"system' is that calls will 1 bs touted directly from Little Roit'rto B.lytheville, Paragould, .'and }3ai£s- vjlle,' instead ol through 'Joncsbaro, as is'done at present," he explained. Long dozen is a popular -name gi\Y>n to 13, also known as a bak er's dczen. " ' . / ./ ' : THE MALES MAKE THEIR WINGS: ON THE HIND WINGS'. SETS ADRIFT "PARACHOTF5 All miile residents of .^lytheyillc -between, the ages. of. 18 arjd 45 years are warned to appear at tSc^office of the citv-clerk'to work on the < -.':'•.. streets .or pay. §3,00. in lieu thereof to the city clerk on or before the 30th day of Oct., 1930. City ' Ordinance' provides minimum line of SlO.OO'for f;ii!ure to do so. .. . ' . S. C. Craig, •'•- vv- .City Clcrkic-o That's his signature the Interior Department.-has given away billions ol dollars worth ot Coloiado oil lands to large oil companies. Most of tlie ciirty work, it any, antedated Wilburs tenure, but r.,2 is accused of ignoring Kcllcy's repeated charges and recommendations Some Californians here suggest that Wilbur would be very hr»py If tho Slanford trustees refused him a further leave of absence. Anyway, the interior secretnry- Ikely to ask what it's all about ship-seems to be a Jinx job. WU- The. Senate killed off a-rcsoluUOA- bur ' s Predecessors were Albert- G. ast January, introduced by Senator' -P""- Hubert Work, Roy West^over ""' whose confirmation the Senate had uch'a fight, and -FrMiRl'lrf K. T^anc. Snioot;'which would have 1 , changed hi'name to "Hoover Dam" alter ,.„._._ Harrison nnd Norris had! (vn o went on E. L. D'dhcny's payroll jriEted] the bill with sarcastic com- nt ' c ' r leaving otfic.;. 'And perhaps neiit.- 1 ' '' ' • i you' remember Secretary^' Ballinger Dr.'' Wilbur lias been under attack In 'Tiffs artmlnlstratliri/' Serum Aids, in Control of Infantile Paralysis BY. DR. MORK1S TISIIUUN i E on to person and that when once Editor, Journal of the American! In the body the poison travels Associallon, anil of Hy- Ihrcugh Ilic nervous system. affc<-t- RI-.I, the Health ing chieily tli3 ncrvo cells in the This is the^eason of the y;a: In front of the spinal cord and thereby bringing about paralysis. There seems to be no doubt tha 1 whlch infantile paralysis is [ir enl -and newspapers cicvjviiero contain reporW of casrs of rh::rtren, and' even adults. suff:niii Mom paralysis and . dying of tlii^ crippling malady. The most; modern laeiiic;,- tieadnenl is llic use ot sc::::-\ t cn from someone who !>..<. u., ly rxovcred from the rUsr^o. exact method of spread of inf.i' paralysis Is not known. ;il'... • .. is vealtt:d Uiat It ipreads fic:v. O f iit- seme people do not develop the disease because thuy have in Iheir bodies an Immunity to it, perhap. Slaving suffered at some time a verj mild Infection. Apparently there arc people ii communities who arc carriers o infantile paralysis and who spv the disease from one person lo an other without tliwn^lves being a:t ually sick. The d:tcction and con Your healthier-your-life—may depend on the accuracy of the. prescription the doctor \mtes for you. Ho makes certain it is right before signing his name to. it. But he does not check the prescription more carefully than'manufacturer or store owner checks the advertisement appearing over his name, Lookat : any one of the advertisements in this newspaper "It's sponsor is well known. That's his signature in clean, cold type—and he. realizes that 'incorrect would jeopardize the health —the very existence of his business.. . Continued advertising invariably is proof of honest advertising and honest goods. You and the millions of others who consult advertising . before you buy, have made advertising one'of the great forces of modern-business. You have made it important to the manufacturer, to the merchant—and,to yourself. Consult the advertising with confidence

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