The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 23, 1930 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 23, 1930
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OCTOBER 2.1, ior>,o (ARK.V COUUIflR NK\VS PAGE SEVEN i'HE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TUB COURIER NEWS CO., PUBLISHERS C. n. BABCOCK, Eilitor II. \V. NAlNldi. Advnriisine Mnnager s-:olc National Advertising Representatives: I'lic Tiiomas P. Clnrk Co. Inc., New Yorlt, i'hiladclphh, Atlanta, Dallas, San Antonio, Ban l-'rancisco, Chicago, SI. Louis. I'ublishtd Every Al'-ernoon Except Sunday. mitred as second class matter at the p '.Hire at Blylhevllte, Arkansas, under act t:onf>ir-ss October U, 1011. of Served by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION KATES Jiy f-nrtU-r in the cliy ot Blylheville, 15c per •>:H-\: or $0.50 per year In advance. Hy mail within a radius of DO miles, $3.00 j»r var 41 50 tor six months, BOc for three months; '••• snail In postal zones two to six. Inclusive, iC.fiO per year, in zones seven aril eight, $10.00 \ii-r year, payable In ultar.ti. Improvement District Benefits] While Uio iliseiission of Hie' recent; n-a.-isftssmwit of Ijenclits in pitviiiK and curhing and Kiittcrms districts mim!>er (UK? apparently was just so much lost MIDI ion so I'm 1 .ns any relief for protesting concerned, il ncver- Uieless served .to bring to the front some interesting information cono.ern- ing improvement districl assessments. Arkansas law governing improvc- iiK-tit districts seems to he designed to facilitate tlie orcani/alion ol' slid) districts and the sale nf their bonds. Improvements are usually desirable, and we would be the last tn suggest (hat any unnecessary obstacles l>a placed in their way. Rut taxpayers have rights and interests that deserve protection, :ind Ihe mere fact that in ignorance or enthusiasm they are often ready to accept any arrangement to speed the improvements they desire does not justify plat-hip tinreasonalile olilij, r alions upon Ik'iulHs assessed and confirmed when a project is instituted ought to be final. They represent the obligation entered into by tbe properly owner in consideration of tlie maUing of the 1 improvement. He should not be. released from that obligation for any reason short of failure to complete the improvement, and ccitainly he should not be s.ubjfct to assessments in excess of the obligation which lie accepted as- part of his original contract. lleneths assessed against property \\hen improvement: districts are formed ouglil to be the limit of the property owners obligation, subject Ho revision only on proof of error or fraud. We tlo not mean that the new assessment in district one is inequitable. In fact there are reasons to believe that it may be n better and fairer assessment than tlifi original one. But the idea that obligations assumed as- part of a contract can be increased without tbe consent of the obligated parlies seems to us wrong in principle and highly dangerous. >UT OUR WAY The Lure of Fighting Mrazil is n long way from tlie United States, ami the civil war there is neither very 'interesting nor uniler- stiiitdabU> to the average American; but it ix interesting to note that hundreds of young men arc striving earnestly to pet. down there ami take a liiind in Die fip;htirig, even though they have not th'o remotest notion of what it is all about v Representatives of UIL- Uraxiliau rebels, who have offices in New York, art) besieged daily by many of these arduit Americans, hot for war; >o are the official rcpriwenlalives in this country of ihe Brazilian government. There may not be a hundred |>ooplo in this country who know just what is going on down there, but lliei's are a groat many who would like to be in on whatever it 'is. All of this, coming little more- than a dticade after a war that was .supposed to have disillusioned tlie world forever about lighting, is somewhat jarring. It emphasizes two facts that will rise to plague pacifists for years to come—the fact thai Inure is an ineradicable yearning for, high adventui:?. planted in the breast of mankind, and the fact that mankind persists in believing that high adventure is best gained by get- ling into a light. I SIDE GLANCES .' By George'Clafk I The Windmill Cuba M. Tfigdon. creased in limes of infection and greatly lowered In certain diseases. Tims the number may viiry from 200 cells for cnch cubic millimeter of blood to 2,000.000 cells for each cubic millimeter. 'Hie white celts are concerned with the defense of tbe body ngnlnsl genus, against, tbe iwlsons developed by germs or by chemicals, nnd against liny foreign material. Today the study of tlin blood IMS become one of tbe most lech- VJra) of nwxiical ppeelnlUVs, nml lactuiil knowledge of the stale of ithe blood may menu the difference ] between life and death In many A reader of this column mites in to ask me what I think has become of miniature golf. I'll tell you what I think nbonl It. laying rill gossiping [isiile. find I believe I nm right :>.boul il. Miniature oolf and the Yo.Yo have eloped. .y. if. !{. Personally. I am very sorry that the Yo-Yo disappeared, because it is the only thing T ever really hncl any strings on in tills world. It never failed to do me a good turn every day. -Y. * # I'm soins to si art \vork on nn invention of mine right nwny now. My invention, when completed, will ho n sidewalk which will stay under (lie feet of a dvunken man.' As between (he girls and Uic humor In cur- rvnl.- comedies, we'd say a miss was as good as a smile. A western university proposes a time clock for co-eds -who go out on dates. Educators are already anxious to know what son of a movement' it "will be. "What rl'you think (•us-^-is l .that loo much lipstick for WASHINGTON LETTER BY RODNEY DUTCHER NKA Service Writer W AS! 11NOTON —The government 1ms tinnlly prodced trustworthy figures which show an actual Increase in employment, in one month bureau's index figures use tin mnnthly average for 1825 as 100- Last year in September then were 99.3 persons employed fo every 100 in 1920. in the Indus trial establishment making returns in in » O;i O:l. 23, 1815, Ruruh Hcrn- arcll. great French Irutilc actress, ras Uoiii at Purls tier parents vere Jewish, but she wns educated t n convent. Slvj miide her first aiwarancc on he stage In 1862 but attracted 111 le ntU-nllon. Three years later, lowevr-r, she became an overnight nvorlt? by tier plnving of the nnrl f the nuecn in Victor Hugo's Ruy Dins. The Franco-Prussian War . her career, nnd for a j while she became a nurse. In lOlfl she had n famous. reason in Ixindon. Dv this lime lier •rpiitnllon ns the ftreatcst actress of her day was securely established. She llii'ii loured with i'i"ui success all Die prlncknal countries Euroix 1 and North and South America. In January. 1814, the Legion ot Honor vtvt conferred upon her. During tlie World War ;he plnv.3d at Ihe front despite the fnct she could no longer walk or stand unaided, an accident linvlnf! leil tn the nmpiitnlion of a leg "Endowed with a mntchlcss voice." ns one crlllc wrote, she had a "remarkabta plft of nrllstie liotse and movement." • Slic \vns also n painter ami sculptor null wrote two plays lii addition to a volume of memoirs. PAW /AOtVONUSS IK TWe WAT^R UMIL A FISH SWIMS IM FROrAT OF (T • • FJ.IPS tr oor OM -THE SANK.. PORCUPINE F(SH of this year over the previous ' Th| s y far ther? were but 79. r.unlh. . i persons employed In September as Despite many, opltrolslic asser- compared with every such 100. In- tions. the improvement in Septem-! dicaling tlml about 20 persons In her for August is in? first Increase emy 100 who wers working in demonstrated in the first nine., factories a year ago have thnse racnths of 1930 Unlil the Septem- job, uo longer nnd haven't been lier figures were compiled each sue- replaced. eesslv! month showed something; The decline of payroll totals In of a decrease in Ihe amount of em- manufacturing amounts much playment. ' i nearer to 30 per cent. In Septem- Rotmns from nearly 41,,000 es- b<;r r jg59 p employes In manufactur- tnulishments ;n 13 major industrial i ng earned $1.026 for every payroll groups which hava about 5,000.000 'dollar of 1926 but in September. SMOKE AHJOURNS SESSION LK1CESTEH. IUP)—A conference of the National Smoke Abatement Society had to be adiourned halt- an-hour while the hall was cleared of smoke from Hie pipes, cigars and cigarets of the delegates. Football- players at a western college, we read, drink black tofTec at the end of the first half. In order, perliaps. to nm mid over their grounds in Ihe second.. employes show an increase of 1 per cent iii employment for September according to Uie-U..S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nine of i the 13 groups showed decreases; j four showed gains. : Edna Wallace Hopper/ though Co, Is to tour the vaudeville circuits in a dancing act. She probably feels that a person "is as old as he spiels. "Best of all." said King Alforso of Spain recently. "I like to drive my little two-seater Ford." That is what foreign correspondents meant-, perJiaps, w'hen they referred to ' the rumblings of a Spanish revolution. Tlie stock market is in the dol-drums tills year, scmeone says, because the numerals in 1930 add up to 13. The only significance many will see In this explanation is the connection between their lesources and tlie zero. By Williams OovJT VT LOOV< COi 1 -/ 1M L\v<E- , vT - Ort NO- MOT ME . FROM HOME., T. A* KH" HOKlTiN' AROOWD SCENES T' AROOMO Go BACK. 'MEMBER, OMCE.T 'AT •-TOO OF HOME? A uoT OF "GOOD Manufacturins industries, which vp more than 60 per cent of the iployes Involved "In the monthly 1930. this had dwindled to only 14.2 cents Plan* Industry Hit - Tlie worst slmnp of all since 1924 seems to have hit workers in pi ano and organ factories: The index figures give them 65.4 per rent of Ihe 1926 employment In September^ 1929; 42 per .'cent "in 1 -August. HEN SETS NEW RECORD CARDIFF. (UP) — A hen hn: broken nil British records by Iny ing an egg in an omnibus. HE BELIEVED IV SIGNS? CHOBHAM. Surrey, (UP) — Oeorge Reeve, 59, a dry-goods slor manager, hanged himself from signpost directing "Paradise Meadows." wayfarers t MKKT NOW KOR VIKST TIME LONDON. (UP) — Of the 5,440 hildren who took part In .school lutings liisl year, five of I hem snw a live cow for Hie. firsl time. COl'S FOUND RI.KKPV WIFE UAST GRINSTEAD, EllB.. <UI') —I'ollccmen In search of stolen joods. iusLsted on Marching a trnmp's rainshackcd perambulator, only to find in It the tramp's wife fast asleep FOUR SHARKS BORN BHICIHTON, Sussex, (OP)—Fair sharks, each nine lncli»s long, have been born In Ihe Aquarium, the second time such n blrlh has happened In the history of the institution. Token The largest recorded attendance at a major league baseball game I war. on S?pt. 9, 1928.. when the i Yankees and Athletics played a ! doble-header at the; Yankee ' 3tnd- j I ium. Tlie attendance was 83,-265. Won't CLASSIFIED Will/ rvey; showed a dscrease of-three- j 1930/ and only .47 per.ceM-lin'Sep- nllis of iper cent in>mplaymeht.ltember .1930.' One, assumes'.: that it the other 12 groups.'reported ] tbere^has-been a ; RTeit_d'rop;ln-^fie net'gain'6f-2.8 per .cent,' more idemanil for pianos since'.radio bean pfftfittlng the ^'decrease -in Ictms. popular. -' -. .' '-.'•'.. •' anufncturing employment. : • | • Erriployrpent. In the I autoniQbUe The U. S, employment-'Service, nolher brancli of the Labor De- artinent,-! reports that "Seasonal Ouences w?re largely res'jxmsl- e for the increase in employment hich occurred in certain.sections the country during Ssplember." .:.. Payrolls Up Slightly Seasonal influences are usually tpected. so neither the Labor Sta- btics Bureau nor the Employment >ervlcc is saying anything about le general aspects of the depres- on. Nevertheless, some effect on he national buying power is sug- ested by the fact that all indus- ies showed a gain of 1.4 per cenl i payroll totals and even manu- Jp.dustry dropped, from, a bulgp of 115,7 last, September t»-.7J" for S«p- .ternbeT,";--.1930',' 'three 'points • Mlow the racerit. August. .._ • '• • Major increases'; In September employment were 33 per cent in canning and preserving — an .Industry which was having Its peak month; I7.p?r cent in anthracite coal mining, i.5 in bituminous mining and 7.5 in retail trade. Decreases of from 0.2 per cent to 3.1 per ce'no were found .in metal mining, quarrying, crude petroleum, telephone and telegraph, '.power- light-water, electric railroads, wholesale trade, hotels and manufacturing. Twenty-four, ot the 54 separate acturlng slwwed four-tenths of 11 manufacturing uidustrles reported "!r cent increase in th|t respsct. ... • Both employment and payroll to- .UUU.IUDB RADIO showed increoses over August — Including; fertilizers. 20 per cent; als for the., manufacturing Indus- women's clothing, 12; pianos, 10.] rles are more than 20 per cent off land millinery, 7. he 1926 figures, which the Bureau I Among decreases the rhdlo In- [ f Labor statistics takes as a basis jdustry showed a decrease of 25.8 or' subsequent comparisons. • The -. per c?nt from August employment. remarkable new policy protect* your inveAtment in a. GENERAL MOTORS RADIO Here is the remarkable new policy which protects your investment in a General Motors Radio—any future chastis or speaker wil! be designed so is to permit installation iu the cabinet of the General Motors Radio you buy today! 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It involves all sorts of confused ideas. attempts ordinary at magic, and theories which extra- were only destroyed by the development of the microscope nnd our modern knowledge of the blood. It Is Interesting to realize that some of the formed elements in the blood were discovered only within the last 100 years, and that actual knowledge ot these formed elemenU Ins be«n available only for the last 60 year*. For Instance, the m»n who first- described pernicious anemia In 1122 apparently never looked at fee Wood, but con cerned hims*U only with Uic gross symptoms. ,. . ^.- . :-. The first record of a microscopic ex*mlnftUon ot the blood in dis- *fts« wts apparently dated about '845 vhen-an Englishman named rlughed! Bennett, and the great German, Virchow, simultaneously described .ithe appearance of the b'^od iir th> condition called leuke- nt»,:« disease in'which the manu- 'acture of.:the. white blood cells runs wild.'- . 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