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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 27, 1931
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PAGE POUR BLYTHEVILLB. (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY'27, 1031 THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE COURIER NEWS CO, PUBLISHERS 0. X. DABCOCK, Editor II. W, HA1NES, Aav.-rUslng Manager Sole National Advertising Ibe Thomas F, Otok Co. Inc., New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas. San Antonio, San Chicago, ai, Louis. JMblUhed Every AC'.eruoon Kxcept Sunday. Entered as second Class matter at the post onico at BlythevUlo, Arkansas, under act at Congress October 8. 191V. em-ed by the United Press SUBSCRIPTION KATES By carrier la the city of Blythcvllle, 16c per week or $6.50 per year In advance. By mail within a radius of 56 mUe», 13,00 per year, (1.50 for six months, 83c for throe months; by mail In pcstal tones two to six, Inclusive, 56.50 per year, In tones seven prd eight, $10.00 per year, payable In edrince. That Extra Gas Tax It has become pvclty evident that si "fast one" has been slipind over in the six cent gasoline tax county highway aid bill which is now law. The bill went through without much opposition except from those who fell that a six cents ;i gallon tax on gasoline was loo high. Everybody realized that -sluts help for county highways WK; necessary, and those who understood that this would i;ot meet lhat need iu every instance kept mighty still about it. Now it develops lhat so far as Mississippi county is concerned nearly all the benefits under the bill will go to a relatively small part of the county. The rest of the comity will help foot the bill but will get nothing. No doubt similar situations will be found to exist in other counties. A lot of folks around here, as they pay the extra cent on each gallon of gas, will be asking themselves if certain gentlemen they elected to look after their interests in Little Roi'k went to sleep on the job. If they didn't go to sleep, what did they do? Louis IVolheim It is the quECr fate of the actor to be remembered, not so much for himself as for certain characterizations that lie has given which have found u warm place in the heart of the public. So it is that Louis Wolheim will probably ]}p : renumbered, by most of us, notjjs'Louis Wolheim but as Knlchzin- sky, the uncouth German infantryman of "All Quiet on the Western Front," and' ns Captain Flagg, the officer of njarines in the stage production of "What Price Glory?" Those two characterizations got from Wolheim what might be called perfect performances; perfect, in that it is hard to sec how they could possibly have been improved on. As long • as there aro living people who saw either one of those .two line shows, Louis Wolheim will not be forgotten. But it will not be Wolheim himself that we remember, li will be, rather, the Kalczinsky and the Captain Flagg that he created for us. "Sccl youriclf," 23 (hey say in Pittsburgh. OUT OUR WAY Will They Rdurn? It is gratifying to learn tlutt oui 1 mnrincH are lo be willuii'nwii from Nicaragua. The government shouldered a thankless job when it sent them down there, and probably no one will he moi'o relieved to have them return than official Washington. Nevertheless, there may lit; in the land a fev>' skeptics who will believe in the marines' return only when they see it, If you will let your memory wander back a few years, you may recall that the marines wore lo have returned as soon as llin 1028 election had i;i>en held. The election was held—and a good job 'the marines did in that connection, incidentally—but the marines stayed! Now we are told that they will be pulled after the 1!W2 election. Well—, we can but hope for thc best. We .Must Be Sure a Real Adit Ian •Be Made An audit of the state Highway Department would mean auditing ml ai;ency which »c aro told has spent 5100.000.COO of public money. Ol course thc long-delayed uitclll should bo com- plele and comprehensive enough to give the people 11 full accounting for their highway funds. .The Brov.n-Tcnoy bill passed by the House appropriates $50,000 lo cover the cost uf un audit of llils complexity and magnitude. All that the Gazette Insists on" Is that thc legislature be sure that the amount it appropriates for a highwav iiudit will bs sufficient for this great work. That must be Insisted on, because alter the legislature adjourns It will be loo late to inke new. measures, The board to which supervision and direction of the audit will be entrusted Is composed ol reven men cf high standing, chosen from tho ' Ecven Conciv^slonal districts of the state. Surely we can rely on such n board not to spend more limn may be necessary to make It a real audit. —Arkansas Gazelle. The Prince of Wales once sold he would like to be n newspaper nun. If he ever tcok thc Job, we'll wiigei; thc first, tiling tho editor woukt do is put up n kick over his traveling expenses. Southerners who dunk corn pone In potllkkcr may be heartened by the fact King Albert of Belgium dip-; his toast In coffee. They know, nt least, the custom is fit for u king. Tills clunking controversy In the ar.itli, wisecracks the office sage, might give poets good mutcrial for ninny spring pones. A man ejected from n football game last fall has just collected S1000 damages. He may have been bounced, but lie came back strong on the rebound. "Let's hope there'll be no haul feelings," as thc wary patient said to thc chiropractor. Friday. March 13, may be unlucky, but just think of March 15. That's the day your In- coriic lax is due. •• . ; » '3 Si Atlantic City has made a bid for (he next Republican convention. It should be n gouc! place for president makers—and breakers. Beauty shops arc now said to rank sixth iu American industry. The business has advanced many good, features. SIDE GLANCES By George Clark modem gas engine represents a high form of development in the nature of efficiency, but that further improvements are possible EO far as concerns compbte combustion or fuel gas and the proper use of motor oil. The French commission recommends particularly that further studies be made with a vicii 1 to increasing the efficiency of the motors to avoid the possibility of dangerous exhaust gases. Several years ago the suggestion was made in this country that means be developed for releasing the exhaust nt a point well above p the top of the car. Unfortunately I the Idea did not seem to m<at vrlth ' popular approval and, so far as known, no practical device for this purpose lias yet been developed or adopted by any manufacturer of motor vehicles. MOTHER NATURE'S CURIO SHOP; iict • ij i • j i« »•» icttu yut'L in nmeiiLu. I*L bo it s plain to see, .Mrs. Hoggs, that they're deliberate- which helped establish his f ly putting up those office buildings to spoil this for a rest-; were: "Evangeiine," "The co dence neighborhood." I £ll 'P of Mi'« standish," "a WASHINGTON LETTER All Olliml Washington Is I'jscl- I veteran 'loans is to study what the nated by ibis Gams of Doing I veterans have done with their loan Tricks With I'iRiires—Srrr.~lr.ry '.nnvilegc in the past and that there Mellon Is Adept 1'hycr. | is no possibility of accurate estimate. | Only SCO Million Now Out LONGFEi.I.OWS BIltTJI On Feb. 27, 1807, Henry W. Longfellow, American poet, was born at Portland. Me. Alter {graduating frotn Bowdoin College at 18. in the same class with Nathaniel Hawthorn?, Longfellow was at once appointed professor of modern languagese at Ills alma mater, lie resigned -in 1335 to study and travel in Europe, On his roturr, lie accepted at Harvard a post similar to that he had at Bowdoin. Longfellow's poetic gift-> made him at 34 perhaps the most widely read poet in America. Poems fame Court* Excelsior," "The Wreck of the Hesperus," "Paul Revere's Ride" and "The Village "Blacksmith." His fame as a poet rests on two points. First, he gave expression to thci commonplace emotions- of American civilization with charm and simplicity; second, he did much to spread European culture in this country. 00 NOT D«IMK -THEIR. \MOISRlflE' THKCXJ6H. "tHE SWN . O? THE EARTH'S SlST£A &E1TER. ' SUPPLIED WITH MOONS 7HAHSHE; NEITHER.' V£NUS NOR tt&RCURy HAS AW, BUT HAS TWO, OUP|7£S> NIME, SA7WRM i NINE, URAMUS FOUR, AND NEPTiJAlE A-OME. .TWO OFOOP1XF«S'ANO ONEf 'or SATOWS MOONS REVOLVE IN ATA' OPPOS\~TE ~tHE OTHERS. CHURCH EXCUSES By George W. Barharn= BY RODNEY DU'i'CllKli NEA Servicu Writer VMSHTNGTON.—No game has ever fascinated n community to Ihe extent lhat the pastbnc of doing tricks with figures has bcjuilri ils, IV.c scat of government. The game Is often plays:! v.-ilh | that Ul have nllhons cf dollars and sometimes with hundreds of millions. Evcry- Kidy gees in for it—the Wi-.tie House, Hie treasury, the Depart-1 ncnt .of Labor, Congress, the Rc:i | Sross and others. j Tiic adroitness which the people's servants in Washington have nc- quired .has been demanstra:-::! in thc handling of estimates a? to the cost of bonus bills, estimating the number ' of employe:!, cxiil.iinins how much the Hcd Crc-ss had for relief and how much il would necti, guessing at the sire of treasury dcficits, estimating the number ol American Communists and what not. Of course, there Is a variation of Announcements : Up to-now. their certificates have i' Thc Collrler Ncws nas lituT&ilban value .-of about.5765.000,-' lhor! "d ' auto make the following ODO" antfTiuiei more "than" $ioo'o«i'- j announcements, subject to the will 000 of that 1ms actually been bor- ' °, r ' hc People at the municipal If veterans borrow up to cl€ctlon to be held A P nl 7: rowed. 50 per cent in thc same proportion up to 22'', \ iwr cent they would use somewhere around $750.000,000 of the new loan value, cl which about $300.000,033 !s already outstanding in loans. Thus, mile?.-, a considerable number of veterans begin'to borrow'on their ceetificatcs for the 'first lims | after previously ignoring the loan privilege, tho nmount of new mcney needed is unlikely to run over half a billion dollars. Estimates of the nc\v money needed, cf t course, have run from $300,000,000 j to a billion. , Congress also has shown its ade|)tness in nuking figures do tricks. It provided for a uniform rate of 4' pt?r cenl interest on th; | For ai-iycr A. li. FAIRF1ELU NEILL REED <Rc-Election, 2nd Term) For City Treasurer ROSS nRAVERS (re-election. 2nd term) amount due on my pledge- I told tr.em that U seemed to me that the cost of running the Church should come down as everything else was cheaper. I told them I wanted it understood that I was perfectly willing to pay my part but they should see to tt that the j expense was kept down. There is no sense, as 1 see it, to spsnd money for a lot of things. Then I think they had my account wrong. I told them I could not possibly owe for more than six or seven weeks, and that I had pledged more than I should, and that I would try and pay up, th?n I would cut the pledge out and p;y when 1 felt like it; that I did not do very much gosd to pay money into a Church unless you .really fe'.t like you wanted to, and T firmly bcli=vc lhat if I did nol sign pledge to pay so much every Sun- to Church for more than tu months,- and said if I would com :a Church and pay my pledge cac Sunday it would be easier to kee up with; and that I probably woul feel better I just gave them a pice of my mind. I to!d them that the were a lot of people going to Outre [or business reasons and thsi I fe like I was better off at home tha I would be in Church with a lot of people who were hypocrites or at least not any better than hypo-; crites. '.•• I can't help but have the feeling that all they want is money. Wall,' I can't- blame them much for that, for you know twenty-five cents cv- . ery week will snm run into money. There will be no eclipses visible;! in Contln?nta! Uniied Stales in'r 1D3I. A very slight partial eclipsej of the sun will be. visible in cast-' ern Alaska on Sept. 11 at .">.37 -p.i m., at which r.!m° the mocu jjrill If Cnl Coolldse accepts thai Sl.COO.OOO jeb as heat! of the New England dairy interests, he'li doubtless make his own hay \vhile the sun shines. By Wiliiams PASQuAUtS =i==T===^=£S\ MA^fe A ^ S<S3?-7-S^f£i/" ' gp^TIS^g^S || ....^ V, thc sport In which the playors know bom13 certificate loans. In almost j •xnctly the right answers and cie- I everything that has been said about j rtwrately twist figures ubeii an ac- < llnt ralc - tnc veterans were assin- I curate result has already been ob-M ll!at the S' would be gelling tin ainei But the real zesl is fomiJ i loans P" cspcclnlly liberal term; In reaching results which cnnnol! nn(1 thnl ' lllc prevailing inleresl positively be proved wren!; despite i- ratc ' was G V" cmt - ' the absence ol any cood base ofi ' "nli-rcsf Kali: Varies computation and which will b= a • Regardless of the fact that thc E aid to somcbeK-ly's pri'iwpnria lllte considerably exceeds thos; a'. Mcllcn Is- Expei'l Estimator -which the government ordinal ily Secretary of the Treasury Mellon' icntis anti borrows money, it also lias become such an acr,;:nplisheil a Pl !CC)rs that many veterans, under player, through 10 yoa^ uf p:ac-, thc llesv !aw ' v '" llt up paying n. hlgr.- t!«. lhat-every time h- Miniates; er instead of n lower rate of in- anj thing these days he tmds even 'crest. Such borrowing veterans as the Republicans la:tp;hm-.- at him. :' livt? >" the - N =«' v ork Federal T23- nut Mellon-is only one amung many i-'^'ve district have been payin? on- who liave been doing tr: is with 'i' * P er ccllt interest. No veteran figures on the possible co.vt of ex- j 110W has to pay G per cent. The tending leans or. soldier b:uus cer- ttficales. Mr. Mellon, however. nitl that the bill to lend veteians money up j to 50 per cent, of the face value of-P'ist as the Federal Reserve rcdis-. ll:eir certificates would establish -n j count rate went up and down. And j I potential "liability" of abcul SI.700.- without tile establishment of a uni- ! CCO.OSO. It sounded like a lot of; form rase for ail veterans they j money. ! might again rise lo C p:r cent anil i The chance was there to m.ike! above ns some of them have in the 1 , the cost appear perhaps :nore than ' pafl. Bui Ihe continued assertion j twice whnt it was likely to be and i that all veterans have been to;-- i opponents o[ the insure made th? 1 rowinc; at fi per cent and will no-,: j mcst of that. Of ccuyse. the faclslgct th? money I 1 ; per cent cheap- ! arc that the only logka! way to cs-' er is just one of thcs? things that timato the probable c:\lcut of new t you licar frcm Washington. I £ jGas From Auto Exhausts i Genuine Health Menace! A rate in the Cleveland and Ucston • districts has been a fsr cenl an;! in the other districts 5Vi per cent. I Interest rates have varied in th:! l.V I)!!. 7,I()tlHlS KiSIIIIKIN i'lit'ir, .luiriial of Ibr Anicric-itn A> -,0,-iatioii. itid cf lly- cti.i. the llcallli MacAzine l!uch has been s?.:d m recent, and ;!;ae is r.~exl ciu?c for savin: i'. relative to Ihc health he-:r.rcl r.^--cinled wi;h lob much ; n-.irko ir. ;'ir air and ;::-rlicuiarly ! «.t!; Ihc prrroncc of tco much gas ' cf cr,.- type or snciher. ! Scii'iitiv f. connnr.iec .ippointcd t'. - ~ rhi:; o! p\.cc m Park to "^^.le tl'.o presence r; noxious ':.- aLir! ?a-i?.s C5cari;ig from :o: c^.rs in thai cUy UI-LM'C taxl- •cfufe Undo li:,il the sil- '->•.:; r.. no :n-.r health; r.ny o:i :r pljoc In the foimc! that mo• : .au."lmg s'.iil \vith the .i'.-is q:\vs off r.-iorc dan- t'.-.,'i: c;;; i".i::mng with li'.r voad. Smoke cscap- ' frivr the liibiiMtnr: oil. Il Is nol i c'ii-cc'.ly ic;ni'-d to ;]!•.•• rr.rb-n mono-Lie: > tha: :nay be in not a mechanical advantage for| tt:e car p.;id should bo avoided to-' cause it Is a nuisance in the smcl;;. that it creates. j When tl-? Paiis authorities ex- • aminerl the situatif.i so far as car-. b:n monoxide was concerned, thc j found that it never reached an; smouiit siifikicmly great to cause! serious symptoms. Moreover, ;he amcunt present 1CJ yards in Ihc nlr was greater than at around • level. They did find that Ihe am- j omit of carbrn n-.onoxldc present \vas finite Miificicr.t to damar.. 1 . sensitive trees, even if it did noil cau.'-e noticeable symptoms In mi-! muu bLMi);s It is '.hi' belief of the P.iris an-' ;hr.ri'/:s t!i:U botl-, Ihe .smoke and- carbon nrncxide ore thc result of imperfect ro:nbu«ion. nr.rt that thei cc;ittol o! vissttr smn'r:c will b:-in; a!K.;:l coiUro! cf the carbsn mc.!ic:;!c;e. They tl--ic{cre rrc.':r.- irnul Hie rassinc of iawr, wh'.ch! will nnnrJi-.-e rny driver whose or is yivns cfl undue qrailif.c's cl What an unmerciful twitting 1 they give women about their bargains! And how they love to harp on "vain as a woman" when wives and daughters are successful in their best! .. . But to hear them at the office is another story. It's "my wife this, and my wife that"— with evident pride. Vain? There's nothing quite so vain as men who have attractive and accomplished wives. How their wives manage the they plan and buy,is a source of constant wonderment and appreciation. Nothing- pleases a man more than the knowledge that his wife is a shrewd manager and a deft hostess. But what is so amazing to men is commonplace to women. Women know that shrewd management and good taste are not matters of chance, but qualities to be cultivated- personal qualities that depend upon a thorough knowledge of style and value. It is not difficult for them to obtain this knowledge. Every clay they read the advertisements in the newspapers—printed statements of style, price and value. Statements that are sponsored and signed by companies known for business integrity and stvle authority. _—Guided by this knowledge, women choose wisely— and receive for their money the highest in quality, thc utmost in style. . ... I cx!n-.ts'. gas. Ovcroiliag is certainly [ ?r?i-.(ov ;rcogr.:,ie that

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