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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 24, 1930
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BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1930 "ttt^lEVILLE COURIER NEWS i*«-QQCnuia ranre co, PUBUSUSBS '. i '•'': ' '.'0! *. »A»OOCgi KdiVX ' ----•*'»: O»rk Co. inc., Kn .Vork, AUanU, Daitei, Baa Antonio, B«n Bfenr sxc«pt Sunday. «*ca>d cUu mitltr it the port office at BljfUteriUc, Aikansu, under act ot (Motor 9, 1917. bj the. United Press SUBSCRIPTION KATES ' .By carrier In the clty.ol BIytheville, I5c per vwk or $4.80 'per ytur to advance. By mail within » r»dlm of 50 miles, 13.00 per ve*r, tlM tor ilx months, 85c Jor throe months: by mall In' postal rones two to six, inclusive, 16,50 per year, In rone* seven tzi eight, $10.00 per -year, payablt la tdTies*. A Question oj Incomes The pastor ami parishioners of a Chicago church not long ago amused themselves by ent'ti-iiiR into a general discussion of the question, "How much income docs-a young couple need to get married?" Last year this same church dis- • cussed the sam'r; cjue-tion, and concluded that ?50 a week .was the minimum. This year, taking cogni/ance of hard times, they shaved their estimates, and figured that 'matrimony /could be attempted on as litthi as $40 a week. Some brave souls even pufj the figure a • trifle 1 lower. ' Nobody who gets, married on §40 a " week is going to feel the boredom of extreme, wealth; yet if every prospec- ' tiye bridegroom in America wei'a to wait until -he was earning that much money before he led the gh'l of his choice to the altar, the annual number of marriages would drop by rather more than] 75 per cent. This is a point worth bearing in mind. AJl.tcp often, when-we speak of the "average American," we are not thinking of the average man at all b.ut of soma exceptionally lucky individual whose income is at least double the average. Mr. Stuart Chase, one of the country'^ wisest economists, has estimated that fully 90 per cent of American fnm- ili;i3 get along on approximately $2200 a year. If. you care to figure-- ?J-'*:.'t,-' you will find that that colics to only a little more than the ^O-a-week mi.n- '••Mniirctr < '-fi3:ed*'br r "our Ghicagoans for ncwlyweds. There are millions of men in America, grown men with families to support, to whom ?40 a week would look almost like riches. , Beyond any question, the number getting a lower wage than that is greater than the number getting a higher on?. c • All of this, perhaps, is not extremely important. Yet we have adopted the habit in late, yearq of overestimating ' the financial resources of thr average American, and it is time that we realized just-how things stand. The figures on the distribution of such conveniences as automobiles, washing machines, radios, elrctric refrigerators and so on are highly encouraging, but it isn't good for us to assume—as we have as- .s(im«l—that- the spectre of want has vanished forever from the average ••American horn?, even in times of high prosperity. That assumption, in fact, is probably responsible for most of our indifference to the fate of workers in backward industries, our indifference to the steady growth of that delightful thing eallrd technological unemployment, our indifference to the hopeless struggles of the thousands of unskilled laborers who are buried in the city slums. A few hundred well-intrnlioned folk agree that a young couple making a • sliu't in life must lulvc at least |40 a ;'".-w<X)k—when that is close to the avcr- [_ age income for 90 p:r cent of the nation's fnniiJics! That, indicate^ how x sacl- '^'lywc need a better understanding of tlie exact situation in our country. The Windmill Cuba M. Higdon. By George Clark I bought a second-hand Ford today which "never had boon blessed with a self-starter. One cylinder-one good, old fallhful cylinder managed lo get II homo for me, after I had nearly \\nmy my own neck cranking it, If I had to crank It enough to start all of the cylinders I would never be able to slain the ctoor in the. face of. a., book ajent ngnta. • " * * * And, to ccj) the thrilling climax, when I did get it homo the tires all went on a strike. Anyway, Ihey became tired of standng up and politely sat down. I put forth every effort I had to pump thorn up and then borrowed some efforts from CM of my neighbors * * * At the chinning, the tires were all that wns out of wind but when I ctoppci mo and the tires both were out of wind. Then I sat down just like they did. "Gclf," snys Glenna collett. "Is tie master beauty speclniist." It docs sort of put one In a fair way. The orjy time a waiter gets In wrong tak-.. Ing a dp. says Margin/ Max, Is ^hen It ijj'mcV from Wall Street. ,1 . ..> Klckcnbacker-iind Hefienbergcr, we read, are <flierica's leading aces. They're cer- blg names In aviation. ml BOOK SURVEY, By BRUCE CATION It Is probable that American hi - tory reveals no more purely ' romantic figure than that of Jeb Stuart, the great cavalry general of the southern Confederacy. Stuart was the plumed knight frcm all | the old story books, He wore a I feather in his hat. and a red-lined ; cloak that streamed, over his shoul- jdc-rs in the wind, and a yellow silk i sash, and a rose In his lapc!; and he sang love songs as he rcdcfoctli to bring contusion to (he Yankees, and he fought with supreme skill and daring, and he finally died en the battlefield, mourned of Robert E. Lee and the whole southland. There was never, anywhere, anyone like hull. Captain John W. Thmiassii, Jr., of the United States marines, ln-> written his biography In "Jcb Stuart," issued this month by Scrib| ner's; and it Is precisely what a biography of Stuart ought to b?— which Is to say that H is almost perfect. Captain Thomason was Jeb Stuart^- a.; sketch 'by Cay- Ideully adapted for the job, and he tain John Wi -Thomason, Jr. surpassed himself in Its execution. "Jeb Stuart" strikes me as U-.emost aciually humorous. It not only con- years. ° | ' tl:e J' 'ook good; 'T haven't tested This generation is inclined to : theul on the stove—It is picked take a disillusioned view of, wars | wlth a d T *''t tha t "rings many, 'and fighting men. nut the case of \ cn.ucklcs. -It is worth owning even j Jeb Stuart Is different. Ho was the • lf 5' ou don't feel the need of add- ! embodiment of the rcmance of war; in S lo y° ur knowledge of cookery. ' as Captain Tlioinason says, he wns! ' '" n}K Wings.'of Adventure." by (iERMANTOWX On. Oct. 24, 1G83, a party of Germans, the first German settlers in the United States, laid out Get- mantown, a suburb of Philadelphia, Pa. Four of this party had V*? distinction five years later of making the first formal protest ever made In America against slaveholding. Germantown today Is a picturesque site, having a quaint architecture, beautiful gardens and large public libraries. One siction of tlie town Is occupied by manufacturing establishments and another is conspicuous for fts fine villas. The first paper mill in America was erected in Genuautown in 1630, and here, also, in 1743 the first American edition cf the Bibb In any language was printed. Germnnlown is cMelly noted in history, however, for the battle which was fought there between . the Americans under Washington .and the British and Hessians un- 'der Howe. This' was the battle the Americans attacked men by mistake in the British 575 men. "—and aren't <hose the wtmc old uniforms they've been wearing down here for the hist two seasons?" WASHINGTON LETTER BY RODNEY DDTCHER NEA Strvke Writer Information from sources not especially friendly to Senator Tom WASHINGTON, Oct. 24— Tlwre Li ! K?flin of Alabama Indicates that tttll some suspicion In the minds i the contest between Tom, run- of the more imaginative that spies nlng as an independent, and John have been trying to tap the tele- Baiikliead, the regular Democratic phone wires leading into Senator nominee, will be clo-ier than nrosl Nye's olflce. but the telephone; people expected.. But- -with Senator company Investigator snys 1J ^wns | Husr Blni-v.'find the state's 10 con- mice. . , . -j • ....... " j grcssmen all campaigning vigor" vSis found to be tornlcusly for the regular ticket the what every soldier, in every war, really wanted to be. You cannot write about him cooly, any more than you can read about him coolly. Head this book, and the plumed rider will gallop through your day dreams for years after. You cannot forget him. I do not see how Captain Thomason's book could be improved on— except, perhaps, that iie might have given us a few more of his excellent sketches. If you fail to buy it you will be missing something exceedingly good. It retails at $5. AN ENGAGING CONTRAST- OF OLD EAST AND NEW WEST Still anotner on the week's " notf'vorthy book :C'is "The Bitter Sir Philip Gibbs, printed by -Dau- Ul J rt ' 1 rt» (I , f bleday-Doran at SI. A collection of < , sliort stories,-, many of which-cs- j co , Jrt ° ftcr a SS pa ra tion which was pecially the first, one in the book ; trougiit about they said, when Suffrage iSlamcd by Couple PLYMOUTH, 1HD.. (UP) — Women's 'sufTrags was responsible for Ihe rift in the family life a Anna and Robert Parks. They were granted n divorce in circuit •^are more thjtfa ordinarily goad. "Bring. 'Eni Back Alive," b; Frank Buck,/-assisted by Edward Anthony; Issued by Simon and Paries objected to his wife votir.g. Ancient Auto Stored EST1LUNE. b. 13.. (UP)—George Schuster, at $3.5(1. The adventures; uhr ha.s brought his old time of a man who collects wild animals | automobile town for the for zoos and circuses; highly es- ; The car was manufac- citing in spots, and interesting all | turcd in 1903. Lohr has a liceiLso the way. j tas issued then for the car as long "The Complete Sherlock Holmes, 1 i as it is driven within the state, in two volumes, published • by | Tile lac is round c^d cost one dol- Doubleday-Doran. at $3.75. Just th» • tor. The automobile is chain thing for Sherlock Holmes' numer- j driven. out admirers; all of the Holmes saga under one roof. Nut said. I Reeci Courier -N'ews Want Ads. The open miniature golf championship was played on Lookout Mountain. This Is ttw hel°ht ol something or other. Tlio University of Illinois finds that the nvcr- age person rpcaks 30,000 words & day, and tt will be a grave disappointment to Mr. Coolldge lo learn ha Is not even r.vcragc. Yucatan, faced with an acute hemp situation, is seeking financial aid in this country. You might guess they knew the ropts. Eugene O'Neill, American dramatist, Is writing Ills plays In a Erench^caslle. Maybe he , feels his royalties entitle him to live like o kin;;. A. rittsbure husband and wife- are rivals in the beauty parlor business. And the gossip Is that, they arc doing It merely to keep uy appearances. / The bankers' association in Nebraska- has offered S3000 for every bandit killed. Perhaps this move is designed • to relieve the depression there. OUT OUR WAY '.'' tne wires and after all the | chances still seem very good that harges of wiretapping and es- 1 Tom will be retired. onage that had grown out of Mrs. Ruth senatorial ampalgn expenses In Illinois ii as hard lor the discoverers to bc- ye's Investigation of anna McCormlck's Senator W. B. Pine, the Oklahoma oil millionaire, has been wag!:IK nn intensive campaign by radio. His publicity makes muciv eve that the Incident had no sin-, of the allegation that he shuns all ter significance. ; sccinl engagements in Washington Nevertheless, there, arc mice run- ;'° tt " lt he can devote »« working ing around in offices of both the l!ours lo «™">B Oklahoma, apltol and the Senate and House "Blind Tom" Gore, his Demo- fficc buildings and many traps cratic opponent, Is sarcastic about lave heen set. The record for most Pine's lire of phonograph records, nice caught appears now to bo held j Gore lias developed a bizarre line ly Senator Howcll of Nebraska,! of attack, as follows: vlioii! traps have caught four. • i Pme miserably failed to get Here in Washington If it's not one Oklahoma a tariff on oil. ind of a pctt that afflicts us it's 2. The next Congress will be another. A few weeks ago every-J Democratic, so if Pine couldn't get me was scratching Ilea-bitcs. And an oil tarilf out ot a Republican refore'that there were several bil- Congress, what can he hope to get ton strange months. A year ago cut of a Democratic Congress? n invasion of starlings had the 3. Oklahoma mustn't send an oil whole town swearing and worrying, man to Washington because when Perhaps you remember the ccck- he speaks for an oil tariff nobody roaches which were so thick on will know whether fca is speaking Capitol Hill as to cause Senator for his pccketbook or his state. Keyes of N-ow Hampshire, to rise on * * * :hc Senate floor and demand re- Then there's "Alfalfa Bill" Mur- licf because, they were eating the ray, Oklahoma's Democratic candi- Tea ' of Ouiieral Yen," by Grace ! Zaring Slone. Mrs. Stone shows | the daughter of a New England I college president, who goes to I China to marry a medical mission- ! ary, stumbles into a street rtot and gets carried off by a roving Chinese general; and on rather exciting background presents a thoughtful and intelli- i gent contrast of occidental oriental civilizations. To try to describe the book, or give an outline of ils plot-, would be futile. It is enough to say that it is a sensitive, well-handled story which, while psychological values, dealing with stands erect as a tale of direct action as well, a climax that is breath-taking. bindings off his books. date for governor, who achieves a Senator John Marshall Robison, record of simplification when he campaigning for re-election in explains: Kentucky, returned the other day "] won the primary because the to his old home at Pig Misery ou people regarded me as incorrupli- Plty Creek In Bracken county. They ble. unimpeachable and unconquer- gave him a - barbecue — which able," douglilless caused more pig misery Oklahoma, as you may recall, has than ever—and school girls slrcw- th: habit if impeaching or trying ed flowers In his path. . to impc-uch its governors. and comes .(o surprising and Mrs. Stone writes with a dis- j ciplincd and luminous beauty of | expression that makes the reading | of her book a delight. She - may | well become one of our major nov- ' Certain substances are essential if eggs are to be iargo, veil P«^ iWcU^hcHcdandhalch ^nloslrong.hcuUhy chicks. offering her book at $2. is^reuLugg-pruilucnig inash iiasalt theesseiilial ingrcrn- cnts scientifically blended to give your hciis every assistance A CAREFUL ^JJ5* F ^ L g D I in maximum egg production. Keep the name ia mind— Portrait of a Diplomatist" is K very revealing book. It- is the life of Sir Arthur Nicholson, a noted British pre-war statesman, by liu son, Harold Nicholson; and it is n very good presentation ot the vtr- j tues and the faults of the statesmanship that led up to the World War. FUL-O-PEP EGG MASH (OUR DO MOO MORE, .) Ml' iMftvi' (>NIU_ -Te\_L. ROTTEW.TO HOU, BOT ' Ol ftM Vf MA SUYKC. IMC By WilliamsjTestP Show Posture Changes Affect Pressure of Blooci By !>U. MOKK1S FISJIBF.IN Fililor, Journal of the Anmiran AssnclatTon, and of lly- After ratings of the Wood pressure and pulse seemed to be standard, they were gradually gcia, the HcillH Magazine changed to inclined positions by ru One of the few physical measure-i electric motor moving the table meuts of his own body that the average man can make is to count his pulse. Variations in the pi'se .iie will find, if he does count it accurately, iare not at all infrrnnent. A* far back as 1891 Investigators proved that the pulse aud the blood pressure will change it a person who has been lying down suddenly stands up or vice versa and this was continued until the patient was in an erect position Following cac-h change of from 15 Usually when n person who has been lying dowti stands up. ills puke rate becomes more rapid and his blood, pressure a lllt'.e Verier. Apparently it makes no difference whether the person gets up on his own' account or Is helped up by someone else, although active use of the muscles will nuke a s-.->:nc- what larger increase than the clisvvige helped by outside cmr;c-.\cy. If the blood pressure dors not rise in the change from iyin: to standing, according to Dr. n. G. Christ, the person Is nssumrd M be somewhat lacking Inprcp.-r i-mis .of his blood vessels. Tlie term t.nuis j indicates thai the dilating ai-..-U3n- | trading of the blooci vessel :> be- .ing held under proper c-ir.t-: by iltie nervous system. ! A steady fall ol the tl.v;i prra- l&urc may result In the app; ' of symptoms of shock, un ii;..iing j to 25 degrees in the angle of the table, estimations were made of th blood pressure and the pulse rate Twenty-three women and 17 nici whose average age was about 2 years were studied. It was foun that a gradual change from a lyin position to a standing positio causes a rise in the blo:xl pressur of about 12 millimeters of mcrcur and a ri?e in the pulse rate of nboi 15 beats. Following the determination of the normal response, similar studies were made on persons suffering with various typos of diseases. It was found t'nat people with high The combination of pure, fresh oatincu!—ami lots of it- Sir Arthur played ft large part in | -with molasses, cod liver rural, proteins, minerals and tilluT ingredients can't be heat for giving you more eggs from your (lock at a lower feed cost. It's all ready to feed. We have it for you—NOW. Browne & Billings Co., Inc. BIytheville, Ark. ie devious diplomacy that brought •ranee, Russia and England to- eiher in close alliance. He was a lan of high intelligence and of a ecn sense of duty. As his son points out, he strove honestly to do he best thing for England; and the ritur irutnfully remarks that in : latter how we criticize the diplomacy ol the old school, it is hard | o sec how Sir Arthur, given his | raditioii and his viewpoint, could i lave done other than he did. j That, of course, is -in itself the . . _ ultimate criticism of the old dipto- [ E V Y O'PA'fe E R JF E E DJ>_J_N S TRIP E D J^AC K. 9 nacy. This "great-powers game," ~ ~~ ~™ as H. G. Wells calls It, was founded on a basic error. The diplomats. Sir Arthur and all the rest, really [ wanted to avert war; they really ]J wanted to keep their nations se- i cure; and what they got was 1914. j The goal simply was not to be gained their way. i "Portrait of a Diplomatist" is} very well done. The Houghton-ilif- (lui Co. Is the publisher, and the I price is 55. [I • * * ' A GOOI> MYSTERY YARN j WITH A CLEVER .PUZZLE I One of the best of the- fall- nvys- [ tery stories is "The Murderer Re- I turns," by Edxun Dial Torgcrson. j The scene ot this crime Is laid in , Montreal, and the author has in- j jected n good deal of suspense in- il to .1 cleverly-contrived and ably-' 1 All Office Supplies or uucon&cMwsr.^s. rcccntlj', Doctor Ghrist uii:ic;-.-.ok a number of careful studies ri , -\-cls of change In posture on b:c,-ri pressure and pulse rats. T;-.C persons studied were permitted to 1-c :-.ori zontally on a Uble. blocsl pressure, hardening of the arteries, diabetes, and those who complained ol general weakness did lot have a normal rise of blccxl possibility of shock due lo the dit- position to standing position. It is obvious, therefore, that p:D- ple with conditions of this sjrt must be careful about sudden changes of pasture because of the possibility of shoe kdue to t>e difficulty ot adjustment to the pcs- tiirnal change . It-was also found that the use of certain drugs which have the special ability of raising the tone of the blood vessels • help to control this condition and lo aid the development of more normal response. to:d story. French detectives—in fiction- Courier News Want Arts aic generally very fine men. I have a weakness for them. There is one I in this book. To be sure, he is real- ; ly a French-Canadian, and not a j Kenuine son of La Patrie, but he i talk into the general classification,; I and I think you will enjoy making his acquaintance. "The Murderer Returns" is pub- : j lishcd by Richard R. Smith, Inc., at $2. ... j ONE-PARAGRAPH REVIEWS , OF WOIIT»-\VHII.F, BOOKS Among the current books that are worth looking at arc the fol- ; lowing: _ "The Gun Club Cook Book." by : | Charles Browne. Issued by Scrinner's at S3. The only cook book I ever saw, or expect to see, that Is i NOW IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO STOCK UP ON CAKHON PAPKH. TYi'KWKITKU RIKHONvS, PKNCIUS, STKNOCKAPHWS NOTBHOOKS AND DO/ENS OF OTHKR OK- FICE NKCESSITIES AT PRICKS YOU CAN'T AFrOKI) TO PASS UP. COMK IN AND SKI-; THIS STOCK OR ' SKND YOUR ST1-N- OGRAPHEK WHILE IT LASTS. Equipment Co. By J. Hein

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